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on nbc charlotte. >> today show is coming up next. have a great friday and wonderful weekend, good morning. nasty nor'easter. a massive snowstorm brewing for the very first day of spring. millions in its path from the carolinas to maine. the question is, will there be a lot or a little? stop trump. the movement to block donald trump from getting the republican nomination gaining steam. conservative leaders mapping out a strategy. a hacker group declaring total war on trump, releasing his personal information online. now overnight, a scare for his family. a threatening letter sent to his son. are things going too far? today exclusive. ten years after its debut, twitter is now being dubbed the pulse of the planet.
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to it every day. but the anniversary doesn't come without problems. this morning, the man behind it, jack dorsey, opens up about its past, present and future. cinderella stories. upsets ruled day one of the ncaa tournament. >> for the yale bulldogs. >> how smart is your bracket looking today, friday, march 18th, 2016? >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today"y" on a friday morning. remember the "godfather" and the line, "you broke my heart"? my version is, seatenton hall, you broke my heart. >> my letter grade is an f minus. >> you had one big bad pick.
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>> we'll talk about the tournament in a while. spring. it officially arrives on sunday but it's not going to feel that coast. temperature about to plunge and the storm is brewing. this could bury parts of the region in snow. al, you broke my heart. >> just when i thomght i was out, i pull you back? >> exactly. what's going on? >> here's the deal, we're watching this low pressure system kollcoming from the southeast. severe weather saturday morning there. by the afternoon, it's raining in washington, d.c. and cold filters in. a rain/snow mix will start for washington, d.c. saturday evening. snow showers sunday morning for new york city. we have the american model and the european model. they're fairly close early on. as we get to sunday afternoon, sunday morning, you can see they start to diverge a little bit. the european model is closer and
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by sunday afternoon, snow from new york city all the way up to maine. heavy snow will continue into new england. gusty winds and it's going to be cold. here's what we're hooklooking at as far as accumulations. new york city, philadelphia on up into the northern new england, 2 to 4, maybe 5 inches of snow. heaviest snow around eastern maine. anywhere from 10 to 12 inches. the american model, almost no snow whatsoever. northern maine hits the heaviest. we've also got some in the appalachians. here's what we think. looking at all the models, putting them together, we're going to say about 2 to 4 inches from washington, d.c., new york city and west of boston. boston will see 4 to 6 inches. the heaviest snow will be eastern maine and eastern massachusetts. guys, right now, again, the storm hasn't formed yet. we'll continue to watch it. it's the difference between the
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model, continuing together. >> you have a story on those models and how people come up with that later on. >> that'll be in the 8:30 half hour. >> thank you. the presidential race is dominated by the stop trump movement this morning. the republican front runner now the target of conservative leaders. they're trying to block his potential nomination. he's also being targeted by the hacker group known as anonymous. hallie jackson is on the trail for us with more on all of it. good morning. >> good morning. this morning, as the stop trump movement tries to regroup and figure out a new way to slow down the front runner before the arizona primary, new fallout from the hacker group as it takes aim against trump. not just his politics, but his personal life. >> reporter: now claiming credit for hacking donald trump, the group anonymous, calling him a would-be dictator. >> we're serious about stopping
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>> reporter: they claim to have posted his cell phone and social security numbers but those have been flowning around online for months. law enforcement is investigating those who tried to illegally hack the candidate's account. anonymous probably trying to get attention for their so-called war on trump. in washington, a different battle to try and stop him. less public, too. after a secret huddle of frustrated conservatives, reassessing how to slow trump down. these attack ads haven't seemed to do more. their plan, first call for a unity ticket. if that doesn't work, plot out strategy for a contested convention. paul ryan acknowledging that scenario looks likely. >> we're getting our minds around the idea that could become a reality. >> reporter: now, taking aim at trump for warning what could happen at a convention if he leads in delegates but doesn't get the nomination. >> riots. i'm representing millions of
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>> nobody should say such things, in my opinion, because to even address or hint to violence is unacceptable. >> reporter: while the stop trump movement wants unity, they're not saying who conservatives should unify behind. ted cruz and marco rubio teaming up, shot down. >> i'm not going to be anybody's vice president. >> rubio praising cruz as conservative. >> reporter: this poster of "liar, liar" puts ted cruz's head on jim carrey's body. >> if you kill ted cruz on the floor of the senate and the trial was in the senate, nobody can convict you. >> new this morning, a scare at
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donald trump's son eric. he had a letter sent with white powder inside. sources say it was nobody harmful. it's yet another sign of how much attention trump's candidacy and his family are getting. >> hallie jackson, thank you. nicolle wallace is an nbc news policeal analyst and former adviser to the mccain-pallen nccain-palin campaign. >> good morning. >> we talk about this trump thing as it has a ceo and a logo. it's fractured. while trying to get itself together, hasn't it almost missed a moment? >> after new hampshire, the only way to derail trump was to put him in a one on one race. to have everybody coalesce behind one candidate. whether it was ted cruz or john kasich or marco rubio. they were all still in the race at that point. that never happened. the central weakness of the stop
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it never had a strategy. it never built consensus around anal kerntive alternative. >> we just saw lindsey graham. i asked him what's the temperature in hell because he says hell will freeze over that's where they are as a party, hard choices. what does it say about ted cruz, that he may be the person in the best position to stop trump, but he can't get the party behind him totally? >> it would have been better if he'd not lost all five contests tuesday night. if he had won, if he had a stronger showing this week, you might have seen more people get behind him. the truth about the anti-trump movement exists behind these things. the temperament of trump. two, the substance. he's not a conservative in the minds of the conservative movement. three, they're worried about him filling the vital commander in chief role.
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go after the first group, people worried about his temperament and maybe the third, people who think he can't be a confident commander in chief. right now, the stop trump movement's only hope is he doesn't reach 1,237. >> do you think republicans fear donald trump or dislike him more than they dislike hillary clinton. >> nobody in the elite establishment would ever admit to being open to hillary clinton. as we've seen time and time again, they're not the story. they're not the deciders, if i can borrow a word from my favorite former president. the voters are the deciders. a lot want to vote republican. who want to see change. but who are uncomfortable with the idea of trump and cruz at this point. >> thank you very much. good to see you. something else on the president's plate, a historic trip to cuba. "nbc nightly news" anchor lester holt will be live in havana on sunday. he will have complete coverage. now to more on the fight over the president's pick for the supreme court.
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pete williams is at the court for us this morning. good morning to you. >> good morning. senators have left town for the easter break, giving merrick garland a break. but republicans insist his nomination isn't going anywhere. >> reporter: it's a supreme court nominee's ordeal, meeting senators one on one, hoping to win them over for a confirmation vote. so far, the welcome matt is out only at the offices of democrats, like harry reed, the minority leader. republicans insist there won't be any hearing or vote because the next president should choose the nominee to succeed antonin scal scalia. the democrats say normally, the nominee would be up for a vote by memorial day. >> hey, guys, do your job. give him a hearing. ask him questions. >> reporter: some republicans say they're willing to meet with garland, though nothing has been
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suggested voting on garland while president obama is in office if a democrat is elected president. >> i would rather have a less liberal nominee, like merrick garland, than a nominee that hillary clinton, if she were president, would put forward. >> reporter: but the republican leadership put out the word that an idea is not an option, and most in the party are following along. >> i don't think we should be moving forward on a nominee in the last year of the president's term. if it was a republican president, i'd say that. >> reporter: the white house released this photo of president obama meeting with garland. he told supporters to make themselves heard in demanding confirmation hearings. >> the supreme court's remaining eight justices are back in the courtroom next week. white house supporters are launching a website to push for garland's confirmation. we need nine.org. >> thank you. we're hearing more from the alleged american isis fighter who was captured in iraq and still held there, and what he's
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with the terror group may surprise you. nbc's chief foreign correspondent richard angle has the story. >> he says he joined isis but then had a change of heart. a u.s. official told us this morning that because of the americans alleged time with the organization organization, he does have intelligence. >> reporter: he's the first alleged american isis fighter to surrender to kurdish troops in iraq. >> i'm from the united states. i studied criminal justice in college in virginia. >> reporter: in a taped confessional aired on kurdistan 24 tv, he described how he traveled through turkey, linked up with isis and was transferred to mosul, an isis stronghold.
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really, really bad. the people were controlling mosul and don't represent the religion. >> reporter: these statements were made as he was held in captivity. >> i didn't really support their ideology ideology. that's -- at that point, that's when i decided i needed to escape. >> reporter: to escape from isis, he said he crossed battle lines in search of kurdish forces, knowing they are close allies to the united states. >> at the time, i made a decision to go because i wasn't thinking straight. on the way there, i regretted. i didn't see myself living in that environment. you know, i wanted to go back to america.
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told nbc news isis is facing a growing problem of desertion, as the group comes under mounting military pressure and now a rare accusation of genocide by the united states. but the charge is mainly a moral condemnation. because the u.s. is already fighting isis, it's unclear if the rhetoric will change u.s. policy. >> a u.s. official told nbc news that american personnel have not yet met with him in custody, but that the kurds are debriefing him and passing that information along to the americans. back to you. >> richard engel in istanbul, thanks. it got tense on capitol hill over the flint water crisis. resignations were called for michigan's governor and the chief of the epa. >> people who put dollars over the fundamental safety of the people do not belong in government. you need to resign, too, governor snyder.
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government at all levels. local, state and federal officials. we all failed the families of flint. >> governor rick snyder testified that michigan's department of environmental quality assured him that the water from the flint water was safe when, in fact, it was contaminated with dangerous levels of lead. both the governor and epa administer expressed remorse. mccarthy said because it was under a state emergency manager, it prevented federal officials to be able to, quote, jump to the rescue. there were scary moments for passengers thursday on a flight from north carolina to new york city. take a listen. >> just got hit by lightning. >> roger, everything okay? >> yeah, don't send us through there again. it's pretty bad. >> the american airlines flight was preparing to land at laguardia in new york when it flew into turbulent skies and was hit by lightning.
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airport, a few miles away. officials say it landed safely. 55 passengers on board. the faa will investigate the incident. a hearing is set today to revoke bail on labrie, the student convicted of sexually assaulting a classmate. morgan radford has been following these developments. >> another unexpected twist. owen labrie admitting his missed his curfew but it was for a good reason. a judge must determine what happened and what's the punishment. >> reporter: this morning, owen labrie's future on the line again. a judge will decide whether the prep schooler who is accused of sexual assault against a 15-year-old classmate should be put behind bars for violating conditions of his bail. it started when a reporter jumped into him on a subway
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>> had to take a bus to dartmouth and be home by 5:00 p.m. >> reporter: a source said labrie thought the conversation was off the record. prosecutors saw the exchange and filed a motion in court, saying he violated the conditions of his bail. he's supposed to be at his mother's vermont home between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. he traveled from new hampshire to boston at least eight times since october. the question facing the court today isn't where he went but when he made it home. >> most judges would look at that and say, tough. you knew what the rules are. you've been convicted of a crime. follow the ruling for your bail. >> reporter: labrie's lawyers say, yes, he traveled to boston and admits to violating his morning curfew on the occasions but only to see his lawyers and take classes he wanted to be private, since he's been insulted and threatened in public. >> i was waiting to see how the night went.
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interest in labrie began last year. the country captivated by the elite prep school setting where happened. >> i was raped. >> reporter: her voice disgeist disguised, face hidden. >> you were excited to see her because you wanted to have sex >> no. >> reporter: labrie said, i walked out of the courthouse with my chin up. today, labrie back in the same courtroom where it all began. >> we reached out to the prosecutor and labrie's accuser but haven't received a response. labrie is expected to return to court today. if the judge decides he violated his tur cuecurfew, he could be carried out in handcuffs. >> thank you. let's get another check of the weather from al. >> we're also going to be watching an area of heavy showers and thunderstorms through the gulf coast. risk of strong storms from texas to louisiana. sunshine along the northwest coast. sunny and chilly, weather making
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>> that's your latest weather. matt? >> al, thanks very much. coming up, a clubhouse divided. what adam la roh sha's teammates are saying after his decision to retire after dialing back his son's time with the team. live interview with twitter ceo jack dorsey ahead of the 10th anniversary of twitter. are changes in the works? what does he have to say to his
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take it easy 7:30 now on a friday morning, march 18th, 2016. we are on hatch watch. a pair of eggs expected to hatch today. this is going nuts online. people are watching eagles.org for that picture. that eagle is about to hatch her eggs. if it happens during this broadcast, we will have the breaking news. get it? >> yes. >> every time she gets up, everybody says, here it goes! let's look at other headlines this morning. keeping a close eye on a nasty
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impacting major cities from d.c. to boston. al will have more coming up. for the first time since his capture, we're hearing from the alleged american isis fighter who surrendered on the battlefield. in a video aired on kurdish television, he said he made a bad decision when he followed a girl to iraq and realized joining the terror group was a mistake. >> i didn't really support their ideology ideology, and that's -- at that point, that's when i decided i needed to escape. >> the 26-year-old is still in captivity. he says he wants to come back to the united states. if you like upsets, you probably enjoyed thursday's start to the ncaa tournament. yale and arizona, 12 seeds, little rock, pulled off big wins. as well as gonzaga. wichita state beat arizona.
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headlines again today. adam laroche's decision to retire from baseball after the chicago white sox asked him to limit his son's time with the team. willie is back with more on this. >> the white sox play their rivals the cubs at a spring training game in arizona this afternoon. adam laaroche won't be there. his teammates has a lot to say about him walking away from the game he loves. >> reporter: taking bring your kid to workday to a new level with his 14-year-old son, drake. this afternoon, he's likely to tell his side of the story. why he's walking away from $13 million rather than cutting back on father/son time. >> just dial it back. i was a little surprised at the stance that he took. >> reporter: earlier this week, several teammates came to laroche's defense, threatening to boycott a spring training game. center fielder eaton tweeting, proud to have played alongside a
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ken williams insisted drake wasn't banned from the clubhouse. >> all kids should go to work with their dads. >> >> laroche's father was a player and coach. in 2013, laroche told the "washington post," quote, we're not big on school, saying his son is, quote, going to use a lot more useful information in the clubhouse than the classroom, as far as life lessons. >> he talks about being there for his family and family first, you know. he put it front and center. i respect and admire that. >> reporter: other major leaguers like prince fielder of the rangers and tigers victor martinez bring their kids to the ballpark, though not every day. >> however the players want to control their clubhouse regarding items such as with their kids there, it's up to them to police. >> that's from the chicago cubs.
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league teams. the kansas city royals encourage kids to be around the clubhouse, but there is a time which they're gone. when batting practice starts, no more kids are around. david ortiz with the red sox, his son has a locker at fenway. they have kids around the game but there are rules, times which everybody knows, it's time for the kids to go upstairs. >> makes sense. willie, thank you very much. al is busy these days. >> chilly air to talk about, as well as look to the west, temperatures have been mild. it's going to stay there. colder than normal air will be making its way east over the next three days. dallas, the key day is monday. 61 in dallas. memphis, 55. 56 in atlanta. as we make our way to the east, it chills out in the northeast and mid-atlantic states. boston on monday, 34. bounces to 42. monday, 39 in washington. raleigh, 52.
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coast, there is the cold air. with this nor'easter, the ground is much warmer than it's been, so that's going to aid with the melting. it'll be a heavier, wetter snow. it won't accumulate a ton. th.today...clouds increase. highs in the lower 70s. north winds around 5 mph. .saturday...show ers likely. highs in the upper 50s. chance of rain 70 percent. .sunday...mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. highs in the lower 50s. .monday...sunny. highs in the mid 50s. ud...sunnyg in thewer 60s. .wednesday...sun . highs in the wer 7.hursday...mostl sunn highs in e mid 70s. >> that's your latest weather. matt? >> thank you, al. coming up next, the co-founder and ceo of twitter. we'll talk to jack dorsey about the first ten years of his revolutionary platform, recent struggles and being compared to
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i think you have 3.4 million followers personally. other than sheer numbers, what's the biggest change from then to now on twitter? >> i think how people use the service. it is the easiest way to see what's happening in the world right now. live. it breaks news for so many people. a lot of people just use it to see what's breaking and what's new in the world. >> it's grown up. has it grown up to be a great kid or, at times, can it be a bratty kid? >> it is a great kid. but it reflects what's happening right now and what people want to talk about it with it. >> i should mention, you're not only the ceo of twitter but also the ceo of square, that helps me use my credit card on devices everywhere. >> small businesses. >> how do you manage both of these big tech ceo jobs, which i understand can lead up to a 15 or 18-hour day? >> we have great teams in both companies. i do what i'm good at, which is
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right product that serves people in the right way. >> you have been compared to steve jobs. just shake your head. do you like the comparison? >> he was a true original. i'm a student of his work, life-long student. there is no comparison. >> you know, we look at the anniversary of twitter and we say, congratulations on that, but it has not come without difficulty. the company went public back in 2013. the stock has had a real difficult time. you've lost key employees. it's hard to attract new people to the platform. you've seen the headlines, jack, that say the end of twitter is near. how true is it? on the 15th anniversary, will you be hireere talking about twitter? >> absolutely, on the 15th, 20th and 30th. it's a fundamental service. we have a lot of heart in the company, a lot of purpose. we understand what we are and what we stand for. we just see this amazing usage globally.
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at times, a bratty kid. there are a certain percentage of people on twitter who seem, to me, to use the platform simply to express anger and to hurt people and insult people. does it disappoint you? >> it's disappointing but, i mean, it's reflective of the world. we see as much optimism and positivity as negativity. we are empowering conversations so people can work out the issues. >> i sent out a tweet telling my measly number of followers you were going to be on and asked what questions they'd like you to be asked. there were questions about censorship, so let me ask you point-blank, does twitter sensor the content of its users? does it hide what it would consider inflammatory comments, whether they be social or political? >> absolutely not. twitter has been about controls. people can follow whoever they want.
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see the most important things and the things that will matter to them. >> anybody can say anything on twitter? the company does not go in there and take certain things out that can be dangerous? >> there's certainly tweets that promote violence, which is against our terms of service. people have controls to block and people have controls to mute. >> what about the company? >> not the company. >> who decides the difference between criticism and hate? >> these are the individuals. you can follow who you want, and if it's something you want to see, you continue to follow it. >> do you get nasty tweets personally? >> i get complaints. i get nastiness every now and then. >> as the ceo, can you block people? is that allowed? >> i can but i've never blocked anyone. i want to see what people are saying and i want to hear from them. >> it would be a strong statement if they find out that jack dorsey has blocked them. there was a disturbing thing, development that came about not long ago, and you were mentioned
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your image was there. it was a threatening message. how did the ceo of twitter end up being mentioned by a group like isis? >> well, you know, there's definitely a microscope on the service. people use it to express themselves. people use it to talk about what they want to see happen in the world and what they're against. >> did you find it alarming? >> i found it alarming. >> took it seriously? >> took it very seriously, absolutely. >> we're going to continue this over in the orange room. let me ask one last question here. if you're going to tweet after this interview to your 3.4 million followers, telling them how it went, what's the hashtag going to be? >> well. >> #well? >> absolutely. >> i'll take it. stick around.
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the orange room. >> notice the shoes as the shot comes in. mr. dorsey in the orange room. appreciate that. >> 140 characters, the limit, is it staying? if it's going away, when? >> it's staying. it allows for a moment for everything. >> not changing anything? >> we're changing a lot. always going to make twitter better. >> still 140 characters? >> 140 characters. >> there's been a lot of moments for twitter. first in 2006, this sketch, what was this? >> this was the original design for twitter. this was ten years ago. it's a simple way to talk about what's going on. >> how far is twitter today from the 2006 sketch? >> it's similar. people are updating what's happening and you can follow what people are saying. >> few short years later, twitter is the place many go for the latest news. miracle on the hudson. the first picture came out was from a twitter user.
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world within ten minutes, picked up by cnn. it's breaking news. makers. you can have a conversation. >> how about this, the idea of people interacting with celebrities? 42 million twitter followers for kim kardashian. >> we have influencers on the platform and they have conversations with people directly. >> monetized twitter. she sends out a tweet and makes money. you like that? >> any time she sends a tweet, it's great. >> what about the last one, the pope. do you follow him? >> absolutely. this is my mom's favorite person to follow on twitter, probably, besides me. >> donald trump uses twitter as a megaphone to promote and attack. is that twitter at its best? >> as a microphone, it's at its best. he uses it to reach out to folks and understand what they're talking about. also have conversations, simply. >> look in the camera. who is the one person not on
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dying to get on twitter? tell that person why. >> i mean, everyone has been pretty amazing on twitter. i can't think of a particular individual. i would love to see more tweets. >> if you're not on it, get it on. >> exactly right. you have to be in it to win it. jack dorsey, congratulations. >> happy anniversary. >> guys? >> carson and jack dorsey look-alike. dop doppelgangers. >> should be so lucky. ahead, jackie kennedy's granddaughter rose and her career in comedy. time for you to pick the cake and the flowers f there's something to be said guaranteed. you picked a beautiful ring. thank you. we're never having kids. mmm-mmm. breathe. i love it here. we are never moving to the suburbs. we are never getting one of those (minivan). we are never having another kid. i'm pregnant.
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charlotte father, charged with murdering his six-month-old daughter. this decision for a bench trial was made earlier this week, after a mistrial was declared for "todd boderick". that move came after a potential juror accused "boderick" of robbing her boyfriend during jury selection. a bench trial means a judge will decide the outcome instead of a jury. .today...clouds increase. highs in the lower 70s. north winds around 5 mph. .saturday...show ers likely. highs in the upper 50s. chance of rain 70 percent. .sunday...mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. highs in the lower 50s. .monday...sunny. highs in the mid 50s. .tuesday...sunny. highs in the lower 60s. .wednesday...sun ny. highs in the lower 70s. hursda.ol y sunny. ghs in the mid 70s.westinghouseblvd at i7whris atrimeter pkwy next on today show... cake and flower trends taking the wedding world by storm. some timeless looks for your big day. then we're back with another update in thirty
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get ready to go 8:00 on "today". coming up, a rose is a rose. jackie o's granddaughter makes a splash with her resemblance to the first lady. we'll take you inside the kennedy family's high-profile project. piece of cake. we're throwing a big fat today wedding and it's time for you to help us choose the cake and the flowers for our lucky couple. shake, shake, shake move over, taylor. taylor swift's welcome home for the ages, courtesy of one very big dog.
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>> all the way from oklahoma. >> good morning, alaska! better play that >> we take on new york city. >> we're in new york. we're back now at 8:00 on a friday morning. it is the 18th of march, 2016. spring is in the air, kind of. >> you know what? we've got a lot of cool stuff on the plaza. this is the spring wonderland. it's real grass. we're used to fake grass around here. it's beautiful. >> it really is. >> lovely. got us feeling springy. my big fat greek wedding 2 stars are here, helping kaitlin and
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there's a dance party. >> we'll find ourselves in the middle of that in a second. first, the stories of the morning. we head inside to sheinelle. >> an american who joined isis says he defected from the group because they aren't, quote, good muslims, and he wanted to come home. 26-year-old mohammed jamal said he joined isis in syria and was transferred to iraq. he says he underwent intensive religious doctrine. the hacking group anonymous is making good on its threat to harass donald trump online. hackers posted what they say are trump's cell phone and social security numbers. however, the numbers have been floating around online for the posting also includes phone numbers and home addresses of trump's campaign manager and family members.
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dictator and urges other hackers to take action against him on april 1st. high schoolers watched in horror as a performer was set on fire during a pep rally. ricky charles is an experienced stunt man doing his fire breathing act while another performer jumped over him. when the oil he uses for the fire ignited, it got on to his face and spread to the gym floor. 20 students were treated for breathing problems after inhale inhaling powder from the fire extin extinguishers. charles is okay. at the u.s. national arboretum in washington, d.c., bald eagle eggs are hatching. people are flocking in droves to eagles.org. it's happening! >> very cool. >> how cool is that? we want to stare at it.
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people literally glued to that. >> for sure. >> sheinelle, thank you. >> like the yule log. a member of the kennedy family stepping into the spotlight. jenna bush hager has that story. >> we're talking about rose kennedy schlossberg and she's getting attention for an unexpected career choice and for looking just like her grandmother. >> reporter: a throwback to camelot. rose closschlossberg now all grown up, and baring a striking resem resemblance to her late grandmother, jackie kennedy. serving during a beloved time in american politics. people are taking notice. >> jacqueline kennedy's granddaughter has an enormous resemblance to her. >> reporter: until recently, the 27-year-old maintained a distance from the spotlight,
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now, she's described as jackie kennedy kennedy's doppelganger. she's an up and coming comedian. >> there are benefits to looking good post boom'sdoom's day. you want people to invite you into their bunker. >> reporter: she stars in end times girls club, a guide to surviving the apocalypse. she seems to share another similarity with her grandmother. >> jackie kennedy is a great historical figure but, behind the scenes, she has a great sense of humor. did imitations of some of the world leaders she met. i think she would have recognized a little bit of herself in her granddaughter. >> reporter: rose's younger brother jack, compared to his famous relatives with his signature hair. unlike rose, he's shown a greater interest in the family business. even traveling to japan with their mother who is a u.s. ambassador to that country. >> kennedy family has a lot of
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but also those who did their own thing. >> reporter: while rose and her web series discussing the end of time, the project marks the beginning of a new era for the kennedys. >> rose was 6 when jackie kennedy passed away. they lived a few blocks away and reportedly saw each other every single day. of course, there's a resemblance. it's her grandmother. >> yes. >> you know, it's continuing the fascination with the kennedys that i think america has. >> starting her own course, which is great. >> like i've done, right? >> exactly. >> thank you. up next, the heat is on. meet the coach who epitomizes the pressure of march madness. >> oh, man. two must-haves for any wedding, the cake and the flowers. there's the bride and groom. you pick them for our (toilet flush) if you need an opioid to manage your chronic pain, you may be sooo constipated it feels like everyone can go ...except you.
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hannah's recipe for a successful bistro. feed the garden all year long. feed people all year long. hire cute waiter's. miracle-gro. life starts here. 8:10, friday morning, time for trending. >> here's a question for the table. when you finish an e-mail, do you have a signoff? what do you say? >> later. >> cheers. >> al. >> hugs. >> really? >> no. >> huffington post and ugov conducted a survey of the most a annoying signoffs. the first one, xoxo. 24%. the next was peace. 21%. >> that is annoying. >> cheers.
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>> 13% said no, that's not cool. >> it's a habit. >> the least offensive signoff was thanks. 3%. >> you know what others found offensive? not signing off at all. that's annoying. >> what do you do? >> thanks, i think, mostly. >> i'll go back to thanks. >> or a smiley face. >> always with those emojis. have you gone to an r-rated movie and you're shocked, seeing little kids there, too? theaters are cracking down, banning children from under age 6 from seeing r-rated movies after 6:00 p.m. it's no 6 after 6. theater owners are hoping to provide a better experience for the adults there. why is age 6 the cutoff? one owner said he tried to pick an age where kids cannot blurt out the first thing that comes to their mind. >> like "deadpool," a lot of families there. >> stunned to see what was in
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basketball fans in a funk. thursday was the true start of march madness. there was big bracket busters. perhaps the biggest, number 12 yale stunning number 5 baylor. 79-75, the season's first cinderella. the bulldogs couldn't wait to celebrate. the players mobbing coach james jones in the locker room. yale's first ncaa appearance in 54 years. >> wow. >> best part of march madness. finding the small schools breaking these long traditions, getting in there and it's the david and goliath story. who is next, duke? >> yes, they have duke next. wasn't all smiles last night. arizona wildcats, my people, my team, didn't do well. look at coach miller. he sweated it out.
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>> his shirt soaked through to his skin. this started minutes into the game against wichita state. he changed his shirt. didn't matter. my beloved wildcats, i had them going all the way. >> performing with magic mike. >> oh, my goodness. >> it's your school, and you watched the game last night. here you were. we have a shot of you. >> oh! that is the worst. where did that come from? >> is it that hot in the arena? >> how did you find the most unattractive picture of me? >> it's from the tough mudder. >> trying to kill me on the plaza. >> funny. >> i'm from wichita, so there are a lot of wichita people watching. >> we're happy for you, sort of. crossing my finger at that. now, harry potter star beat boxing and taylor swift gets a welcome home. >> lin-manuel miranda showing off his talents again, this time
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we've already seen him free style rap with the president. then a "today" show inspired rap. now he's teaming up with emma watson. they're supporting gender equality. you can guess what happened next. like women are half of the people on earth yes, they should have equal all day, equal pay, every way, are we okay yo, this beat box is fantastic yo, i'm drastically changing the narrative i love watching this, keep flowing holy cow, this is a meme thank you, this is the beat box dream team >> both impressive there. the video supporting the u.n. he for she organization. next to taylor swift, learning there's no place like home. the fun photos she shared of calvin harris. they posted some from their tropical get away. they never said where they were.
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got a welcome from her mother's massive dog, climbing all over the pop star. all taylor could say is thank you for the hug. when taylor decided to treat herself to whipped cream, of course, right there to lick it off her face. massive dog. finally, the celebrities posting photos of their mini mes, who happen to be their kids. check out this young man. who is the father? john owen lowe, 20-year-old son of rob lowe. lowe turned 52 on thursday and posted this photo during a birthday workout with john. how about this lady? heather locklielocklier's daughter. >> pretty girls. let's get a check of the weather. >> we have severe weather down
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risk of severe weather from corpus christi to waco. lightning possible. rainfall amounts, especially in the panhandle, up to an1 1/2 inch locally. we're watching this low pressure system along the coast. by saturday evening, the american model, europeans models are getting closer. snow showers sunday morning. into new york city in the afternoon and evening hours. heavier snow from boston to new york city. central new jerseyey parts of eastern pennsylvania. then as we get into early monday morning, heavy snow will continue for new england. snowfall amounts, the way we're looking now, we'll generally say 2 to 4 inches from d.c. up into boston. more in boston, 4 to 6 inches. we'll track this and fine tune it as we get into the weekend. that's .today...clouds increase. highs in the lower 70s. 5 mph. .saturday...show ers likely. highs in the upper 50s. percent. .sunday...mostly percent chance highs
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.monday...sunny. highs in the mid 50s. .tuesday...sunny. highs in the lower 60s. .wednesday...sun ny. highs in the lower 70s. .thursday...mostl y sunny. highs in the mid 70s. >> in our next half hour, we'll look at the difference between the american model and the european model from london. matt? >> al, thank you very much. now it's time for more of the big fat today wedding plan planning planning. with less than a week to the big day, there is no time to waste. >> this morning, we're checking out cakes and flowers. >> reporter: she's been making wedding cakes for the rich and famous for nearly 40 years. >> sylvia, queen of cakes. >> reporter: crafted a masterpiece for sophiafia vergara and joe's ceremony.
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cake in cargo, so please, land gently and don't break art. >> reporter: best-known for her sugar flowers, she's hip to 2016 cake trends.unfrosted cakes were a must for some, while accents add something for others. creating a white on white palette can be a perfect fit. >> reporter: next on the list, flowers. what's hot? texture. >> we're seeing a lot of deconstructed composition. now, it's more about having a little movement. more free form. >> reporter: adding bling, like crystals and mirrors is popular, as are edible accents and even feathers. simple or opulent, flowers add ambiance to remember the special day. >> with so much to do, i'm glad our job is just to taste cake. savannah, you'll get ready for
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i'm joined by john corbett, who plays the non-greek in "my big fat greek wedding 2," and the rock star of cakes, and our groom, john. >> good morning. >> happy to be back on the big screen with this movie? >> 14 years later, man. only feels like 13. >> look at you. seriously. >> side burns, i look like danny zuko. >> we'll fatten you up. our job this morning is to taste cakes. >> absolutely. >> you have the top layer of three cakes. what do you want to tell us about cake one? >> lace trim on this cake so you can see the lace from the bride's dress. notice, also, we sign our cakes. these are sugar flowers that you can keep forever. >> what's inside? >> yellow butter cake filled with apricot and cookie filling. get into the filling. >> john, is this your first time
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>> like that? >> delicate yet luscious. >> the next cake. >> we'll go to the next one. >> just like the bride. >> what do we need to know about this one? >> it's gold leaf. you can eat it, save it, and it has my favorite filling, lemon and raspberry. >> that's my favorite, too. >> it's young, it's rich. >> everything is my favorite so far. >> you haven't gone through the whole thing. my favorite, i like that. hint of raspberry. >> delicious. >> incredible. >> even i like it. how is that? >> sylvia, option three, what is this? >> this one is chocolate to please everybody. >> yeah. >> chocolate with chocolate filling. >> give me the glasses. >> here we go. >> i have to see what i'm eating here. >> this is done with cherry blossoms because it's springtime. >> phenomenal.
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so moist. >> i want to tell you, these flowers are so special. brides save them and come back to me with the flowers when their kid is 18. now i'm into the next generation, comes back with the flowers and said, my daughter is getting married. use them again. >> sylvia, thank you so much. flowers. >> i see you john corbett and raise you a nia. good morning, ladies. >> good morning. >> remember when it came to the set, you had your whole family there. right? they can't wait. the movie opens one week from today, savannah. very excited. then this event of the wedding. we have to pick the flowers. >> nia was a florist. weigh in for me.
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>> these are gorgeous orrchids. kings and queens use this flower to get married. >> the sparkle is on the thing you're holding and inside. >> little bit of bling goes a long way. >> can i hand this to you so you can see how it feels? it is as big as a baby. when you're walking down the aisle -- and you could carry it like a baby over your shoulder. >> burp it and put it down. high-five everybody. >> the next idea, we're calling this -- >> johnny! where are the glasses? >> nostalgic. >> tell me about this. >> you'll see the bride's grandmother's lace dress worked into the bouquet. this is an older flower that's survived the test of time, a lily.
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>> when i was a florist, we always had the bride feel it. >> good tip. >> the mother-in-law and her mother would always fight. >> beautiful family tradition. finally, we have the romantic room look. >> yes. >> garden rose is a great way to express romance. the smell, the shape, the beauty, the color. it's so soft and elegant. a little dusty miller to make it special. check this out. how does that feel? >> imagine yourself throwing it and knocking out an aunt. >> absolutely. >> you'll have to throw that that bouquet. do you have any single ladies >> i do. >> this would be tough to throw. do you have a favorite, john? >> i like the simplicity of this. >> what about you, nia, our florist? >> i feel like i'm going toward that one because i like the dustiness of it. husband. >> you two. you crazy kids.
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>> still hot. >> i would ask what you think, kaitlin, but the voters decide. head to today.com/wedding. you have to pick your favorite cake and the flowers. there's a lot more. you have until 5:00 p.m. eastern today. all of the choices will be revealed next thursday during kaitlin and john's wedding. if you need help planning your wedding, we have the top trends on our pinterest page. check out "my big fat greek friday. >> thank you. >> i feel like since i got to go to the set, i'm kind of in the wedding.
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coming up, thethompson. north carolina congressman robert pittenger, in raleigh today, filing for re- election. the district nine congressman says he is running again because he wants to help keep our
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pittenger's re- election campaign comes at a time when he's still under investigation. n-b-c charlotte was the first to break the story, back in august, of an f-b-i inquiry into whether profits from pittenger's real estate investment company fueled his congressional campaign fund. former north carolina state senator "malcolm graham" is also in raleigh today, filing for north carolina's 12th district office. he'll run against incumbent congresswoman "alma adams" in the june 7-th special election. the re-drawn district 12 boundaries only cover mecklenburg county. .today...clouds increase. highs in the lower 70s. north winds around 5 mph. .saturday...show ers likely. highs in the upper 50s. chance of rain 70 percent. .sunday...mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. highs in the lower 50s. .monday...sunny. highs in the mid 50s. .tuesday...sunny. highs in the lower 60s. .wednesday...sun ny. highs in the
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8:30 now on this friday morning, march 18th, 2016. will you get a load of our plaza? it is so beautiful. we have this great spring break crowd. now, we have spring to match. the plaza has been transformed into a spring wonderland. >> took a lot of work overnight. hats off to our crew. thisis morning, we're going to use this and show you how easy it can be to get your garden looking their best. you don't need a green thumb. >> i'm missing wrangler right now. think how much he would have loved the grass. >> oh! >> how much he would have killed the grass. >> exactly. >> new season means new fashions.
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wear this spring. the trends will surprise you. >> before we get to this spring extravaganza, we have business to attend to. it's a potential nor'easter. there's question about whether we'll see snow. >> we have to weather camps. one european and one american. while the forecasts are coming together, they don't always agree. >> reporter: spring, a season of sunshine. showers. snowstorms? how about one more nor'easter. depends on who you believe. there's the european model, new snow. the american model, almost nothing. which is right? model. it predicted superstorm sandy, joaquin and this year's deluge.
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outside of london at a weather center, they take a ton of data, put it through a computer, producing super european models. not those models. these models. >> it would allow us to run more sophisticated, advanced models. >> reporter: but the americans are catching up. adopting the same super computer. >> lagging significantly. we're also lacking in funding. >> reporter: imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but it leaves a little room for a little weather rivalry. >> is there a friendly competition? >> yes. >> you didn't let me finish. >> a little bit of, say if you will, pride in maybe being a little more accurate? >> there is a lot of pride, yeah. >> yeah, uh-huh! >> collective pride, yes. >> the european model, all they do is create a model. they don't do forecasting.
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it's like a car company, all tesla. the american model, it has to provide information for all different kinds of forecasts. like gm makes one platform for several cars. forward. >> if you had to choose one model on a desert island,, would bit the american model or the european model? >> i'd have to have an american usa! >> usa! >> let's get to your forecast, show you what we're looking for right now. so we are expecting this storm to really start dropping. rain saturday night. by sunday morning, we're seeing a rain/snow mix for washington, d.c. the model diverges a bit. both storms will be intensifying, both models. the european model has it closer to the coast and, therefore, more snow. here's what we look for, as far as the snowfall totals. 2 to 4 inches for new york city.
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then the current forecast for the american model, almost no snow in new york city and boston. who will be right? we'll continue to track it. that's.today...clouds increase. highs in the lower 70s. north winds around 5 mph. .saturday...show ers likely. highs in the upper 50s. chance of rain 70 percent. .sunday...mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. highs in the lower 50s. .monday...sunny. highs in the mid 50s. .tuesday...sunny. highs in the lower 60s. .wednesday...sun ny. highs in the lower 70s. .thursday...mostl y sunny. highs in the mid 70s. >> announcer: spring on the plaza is sponsored by miracle-gro miracle-gro. life starts here. as we said with the chance of snow on the first day of spring, we decided to do mother nature's work for her and bring the new season to the plaza today.
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our production team worked all night long, turning our plaza into a park, in honor of spring's start. big thank you to our friends at happen. >> incredible job. >> really cool stuff. speaking of spring and signs of life, the eagle has landed. >> really? >> take a look, down in d.c., u.s. national arboretum. the first bald eagle hatching. officially out of its shell. waiting for a little brother or sister to break free. you can watch it live at eagles.org. up next, the tricks to making a yard look like this. not that. this. the "yard crashers" crew is here
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first, this is "today" on nbc. spring gardening is
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life starts here. >> welcome back to spring on the plaza. if you're not seeing snow this weekend, it's a good time to get ready for the new season in your yard. here to show you how to get your garden to grow, hosts of diy's "yard crashers." glad to have you. go providence. >> friars. >> you say you need the basics? >> good shovel, good rake and good snips. this is for planting. this is great for pulling up weeds in the garden and mixing in compost. trimming off any dead growth. >> let's talk about planting, the do's and don't's. here, you have potted flowers. putting them into the ground. what do you have to avoid? >> plant in the right area. make sure it's a sun-loving plant, put it in the sun. shade, put it in the shade. don't plant too close. this is something i see homeowners do all the time. they want immediate color and gratification.
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over the course of the summer, it'll grow and get big and fill all the space. >> know where the sunlight is. >> exactly. >> plant bulbs in this area here. is there a right way and a wrong way to plant bulbs? >> absolutely. >> probably planted 1,000 bulbs at our house and they're just starting to come up. >> this is a dalia, i believe. get the growth going. when you get a package, it shows you how deep they go. usually three to four inches. put it down there, cover it up. just like you would a regular plant, water it. >> don't pack it down or anything? >> you don't have to. >> okay. >> the rains will come and pack it itself. >> do you like planting seeds? >> they're great. put it into an old eggshell container. >> start it out there? >> yeah. >> cool. what's here? >> tricks to keep things easy around the house. we travel a lot and don't have
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you can take a wine bottle, make sure you clean it out, rinse it out, and then you want to take your cork, throw a hole in it, and dump it upside down. it'll slowly water your plant. >> it'll leak enough water to do the job? >> slowly trickles out. if you're gone for a week, few days, or you forget to water, this is a good trick. >> great. >> also, label what your plants are and stick them in so you know what your vegetables and herbs are. >> something tells me you go through a lot of wine bottles at home. >> you know -- >> i'm not judging. >> how do you know us that well already? >> not judging. why eggshells? >> they're a natural fertilizer. keep them after you make your breakfast in the morning. crush them up and put them around. >> why is it good fertilizer? >> it's one of those all-natural
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soil nice and rich. >> i taught her that technique. >> people want to keep pests and weeds away from the garden. this. >> exactly. chemicals can get a little dangerous. if you keep all natural, garlic, cyan pepper, vinegar, mix it together. wear gloves. cyan pepper, touching your face is dangerous. for the weeds, do the white vinegar and dish soap. spray it just on the weed. if you get it on the grass or the plant, it can kill that. be careful. >> i mentioned at the beginning of the segment, if you're not going to see snow this weekend, igt it might be good. you have to get past the frost problems before you waste your time doing this. >> if you're in the northeast, don't plant this weekend. snow is good for the garden. it's a natural fertilizer, so it will help out your garden. but, yeah, don't plant this weekend. >> don't rush the process.
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>> thank you very much. >> thank you. >> nice to have you here. ahead, the hottest spring fashions. inside the mind of an icon. al gets sophia loren to open up and tell her secrets about eternal beauty. first on a friday morning, this is "today" on nbc. hey. you're that 1-800-dentist guy. yeah. so how come dentists don't have stuff, like, where they can make a crown all at once? they do. it's called cerec. okay, imagine a device that makes the crown right there in the office. it already exists. maybe i should invent that. single-visit dentistry. that's what cerec is. half the time, man. think about it -- this is going to be awesome. it is awesome for millions of people. what should we call it? [ male announcer ] single-visit dentistry.
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havertys. we're back at 8:44. we have an international icon who defies aging. al, you recently got to sit down with sophia loren. >> it was an honor. we sat down with the 81-year-old to discuss her touring act, an evening with sophia loren, and what she says is the key to life. >> reporter: she's been called the last living goddess, the awe of many, an icon. >> why don't you go inside, you're driving me nuts. >> it's a free country. >> oh, she's beautiful. you know that? >> do you get tired of people
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>> no. >> no? >> never. it's nice to hear it, yes. >> reporter: at 81, sophia loren has captured time and put it on pause. her beauty, symbolic of classic hollywood. >> how do you define beauty? >> it's not even perfection. it's something that comes from inside. i think, unique. >> you feel unique? >> i was not beautiful in the sense that, like a doll. i have never been like this. >> reporter: born to a single mother in war-torn italy, loren would be a sex symbol of the 1950s and '60s, making more than 75 films by the time she was 45. >> i knew how to get what it wanted. sometimes you suffer, but sometimes it happens. >> reporter: her love affair with kerry and the 40-year long marry she shared with producer carlo ponti were taken from the
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>> the gentleness in the eyes, intelligence. he has been the man all my life. i think i owe to him a great deal, yes, of what i am. >> how important is your family? >> i live for my family. i have the most beautiful grandchildren that i've ever seen in my life. >> i have a couple of pictures. i'll show you. >> my children. >> are you a good grandma? >> si, yeah. >> you with your oscar. >> beautiful. >> are you a fan? >> i am a fan. who isn't a fan? >> yeah, beautiful. >> what are you most proud of? >> it's very difficult to answer it.
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beginning and how my life is now is the right thing for me. what i really wanted is to do things in the right way and not be mistaken. >> you seem to have a fountain of youth inside you. what's your secret? >> i'm happy. i live a wonderful life. >> she's going around the country doing this, "an evening with sophia loren," and the fans have flocked to her. all ages are there watching this woman. >> i like how she said, are you a fan? you're like, yes, ma'am. absolutely. >> is this a trick question? >> come on, really? coming up next, break out your overalls and slip dresses. this spring's biggest fashion trends, including, i'm happy,
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first, this is "today" on nbc. we're back outside with a look ahead to the spring season's hottest fashion trends. megan. you know her as the fashionable rachel zane on usa's "suits." and lifestyle blog. good morning. >> good to see you. >> so excited for spring. we have the whole setting here. >> it's beautiful. >> let's do our first trend. by the way, all the models are hanging around in the park, like you do in the summertime.
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first trend, ladies? >> this is huge for spring. [ applause ] what's fantastic is you can play this two separate ways. if you want to dress it down and put on a denim skirt, floral heel, or a little more dressed up for a date night. i love that you can have a flared belle or something more trumpet trumpeted. >> should we do something a little more fitted? >> streamline, right. with the silhouette of the dress, it's not an a-line at the bottom, it's still streamlined and straight. let the sleeve do the talking. well. flare? >> you could. it's a strong look but you can pull it off. >> we'll see about that. >> ladies, thank you very much. >> they look great. trend. this is the cut-out trend. tell me about it. >> completely. we can take a typical spring
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cutout in the back. at the same time, this open shoulder is called the cold shoulder detail, which is cheeky, but it plays up work wear that's conservative but has a little nod to it. >> everyone's shoulders are gorgeous. >> everyone is comfortable with a little bit of that. that with a pencil skirt or a-line, it's a great way to show a little skin without being too revealing. >> yeah. did you tell us about the floral dress? >> the same for spring idea we see in floral trends, but you have a cutout detail in the back. you can see it's a little open. two little ties. taking a basic, classic silhouette and modernizing it. >> i like the look. >> they look great. >> thank you. our next trend might intimidate some. it's mixing prints. >> yes. >> they look great. >> my rule of thumb with mixing prints, especially if you're feeling a little nervous about it at first, stick with the same color.
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the skirt has the same blues in it, as well. that's an easy way to mix trends. the same idea with this two-piece. a floral print. leopard is another print, as well, but feels like a nice neutral. it's a great way to mix it up. have fun with it. >> do you have any tips? staying in the same color story is one way to make sure they go. do you have any other tips? >> absolutely. even though the big, full-length a-line skirt has more texture, that in itself feels like a print because it has dimension. i think, also, if you do a bold, big print, you can do a classic one, with the stripes and the paisley floral. >> it makes me want to put things i wouldn't necessarily put together, together. >> absolutely. >> ladies, thank you so much. finally, steal my heart, the '90s are my favorite fashion era. >> oh, good. >> i was into the grunge rock and the whole thing.
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>> -- are back. >> so the slip dresses are huge this season. the choker is back. i haven't gotten myself there yet, but i'm sure i will. >> i love the chokers. >> savannah is ready. amazing. a cross leather jacket, pop of neon, like the leather bag. this is quintessential '90s. overalls can be dressed up. you can do a grown-up version of it. there is a great silk blouse with it. backpacks are back. pair the overall with a strong heel. it's really modernizing a trend you loved so much. >> i did. i had a baggy pair of overalls in the '90s i never took off. >> bring them back! can we have all the models come back one more time so we can take a look? >> thank you so much. ladies, you look fabulous. look forward to "suits" on usa for a new season when it returns this summer. al, over to you.
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we're going to introduce you to amazing folks from all across the country. first up, happy 102nd birthday to grace hightower of camden, new jersey. this young lady loves baking her famous butter pound cake. send some! and coconut cake. sounds good. herbert opici is 100 years old. this wine legend is from palm beach gardens, florida. been in the wine business more than 80 years. a favorite of kathie lee and hoda. happy 100th to ruth arluck of new york. the secret to longevity, staying active. ms. georgia palmers from michigan. 100 years old. huge sports fan and her bracket is in tact. she didn't ride in an airplane
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angloge angelo is 101 and served in the korean war. two silver and four bronze stars. thank you for your service. grace bishop has seven grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren. that is a big, beautiful family. if you'd like to honor someone's big day, log on to today today.com/celebrate and tell us about them. remember, send us a photo, as well. >> seems like a nice group of people, al. >> really cool. you have brooke shields coming by, right? >> she'll be co-hosting the show. >> i heard her rehearsing this morning, joss stone. >> and i'm making fish tacos. >> i knew there was something good in the kitchen. i said, is there any food today? i'm coming by. >> the tacoless fish tacos. >> what?
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>> cup your i'm carolyn bruck. a heads up for drivers in east charlotte today.
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along independence boulevard at the on-ramp to i-277. road crews are working to fix a leaking water line. the problem was first noticed last month, when water leaking out on the road patch. scheduled to tonight. should be back open by 5:00 monday morning. .today...clouds increase. highs in the lower 70s. north winds around 5 mph. .saturday...show ers likely. highs in the upper 50s. chance of rain 70 percent. .sunday...mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. highs in the lower s.monday...sunnyg in the mids.uday...sunny. ghs itwer 60s. ednesd...sunny. highs in the lower 70shursday...mostl sunny. highs in e mid 70s.next on today o the star "supergirl"in"today'stake" talk about how her personal spin on a classic character. then we're back with another update in thirty
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this morning on "today's take," our good friend brooke shields is back to help us kick off the weekend as our guest co-host. break out the windex from "my big fat greek wedding 2" star john corbett. tacos. all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today". it's friday morning, march 18th, 2016. we have a nice spring vibe on the plaza today, don't we? inside studio 1a, i'm willie
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on assignment, and we have brooke shields with us all morning. happy you're here. >> love your jam. >> bob marley. >> i thought it was appropriate and fun. >> spring vibe. >> yeah. >> it's all happening here. it's all happening. >> it's all happening right here, yeah. >> literally, you have so much going on. >> yes, i've been busy. >> i'm surprised you found time to sit down and hang out with us. you have so many projects in the works. heart." april 3rd. >> the fun part of that is the period because it's pioneer. you ride horses and play poker and -- >> swear? >> it's the hallmark channel. >> don't do that. >> we drink whiskey and swear and murdered with lots of blood. >> nudity. >> so much sex on the hallmark channel, it's unbelievable.
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hallmark channel very happy you're saying all this. >> they trust me. they have another channel, which is a movies and mysteries >> right. movies. i've just completed the third one. mgm deals. you sign with a studio for life. >> then they get you to do everything else. >> sure, why not? >> then they just trot you out. >> now that they have you in there. >> what's nice about it is, a, it's very much like "murder she wrote," in that vain. it's so lovely to do this type of programming. people enjoy it. i do joke about, there's a little town. it's amazing. >> people are dropping like flies. >> they're dropping like flies in new chapel. it's on the mystery channel.
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>> i own a flower shop, so it's called the flower shop mysteries. used to be a lawyer and now i have just a flower shop and can't help myself -- >> are you a gardner in real life? >> i'm learning to be. so no, no. we grow tomatoes. >> okay, that's a smart. >> basel. >> let's take a look. snipped in the bud, sunday, june 5th at 9:00 p.m. >> detective. carson howell and i had a twisty history that stretched from law school into our professional lives. let me tell you, he's not a good man. not a good guy. a total womanizer. not me, my friends. yes, i lost an important case to him and, yes, i did bring all of that up when i saw him that day, but i had no reason whatsoever to kill the man.
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happy scissor hands. i'm going to put that there. >> that's good stuff. >> that's comedy. >> fun. they're allowing us to be funny, which is slightly differentiating our hour of mystery wheel, what they call them, from others. there is a lot of humor. i get to play like that, which is my favorite thing to do. >> i would think there would be room for a couple of cameos for a couple of -- >> i think there is, actually. >> did you see our work in "kung fu panda 3." >> perhaps you've heard. we were cousins, i think. >> that's right. yeah, you get dim, i'm sorry. >> you'll see our work. >> you're doing an indie film? >> i am. we shoot this summer. well, in may. it's about this really incredible little girl. i play her mother.
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much, but she -- i pass away. >> oh, okay. >> in the first couple minutes. no, and the little girl doesn't tell anybody. so she tries to live her life without anybody knowing that her mom is passed away. >> you're still in the house? >> i don't want to ruin it. it's actually so beautiful and such a -- the little girl, her name is sterling, she is so sweet. the relationship that she has with her mother through poetry and through her mother's photography, it's a really beautiful -- it's a nice contrast, to go from what i'm doing now to go into this dramatic -- >> when does that come out? >> i think a year. >> indie. >> great gig. most of the movies you're sitting -- >> i'm mummified. no, it's not about her death. >> no. it's a celebration. >> yes.
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together prior to her being dead. this is not coming out right. >> fantastic. >> it'll be great. >> it'll be sweet. >> hallmark channel, tons of nudity. >> i've been up in northern ontario. it is so cold. we've lost -- i mean, not deaths -- but we've had cast and crew members get frostbite of the lungs. did you know that was possible? >> that's a thing. >> never heard of it. >> the air is so cold out there. so unbelievably cold up there. we're going to try to shoot in the summer. >> of course. >> tape heating things all over me. it's hard to concentrate. >> you survived that, we have amazing survival stories here. >> incredible. >> first, oakland park, florida, a man and woman escaped injury. a driver crashes her suv through the front of a pizza parlor yesterday. >> wow. >> here's what the couple
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>> all i remember is being pinned up against the counter and between the counter and the car. then the people trying to drag me out. >> the only thing i see is me going to the floor, the car coming past me and him being slammed against the wall. >> amazingly, he suffered only bruises and cuts, as you could see. she had 11 staples in her arm. officials say the driver lost control of the vehicle. >> you think so? >> he said that she was really hungry for pizza. >> more elderly woman. we don't know what happened there. >> usually what these are. >> at what point -- >> at what point does a license get taken away? >> or retested, to make sure you're competent. >> the young man, evidently, saving his fiance. he shoved her out of the way and he was the one pinned. >> amazing. dog owner reunited. we had this story. you may have seen it. yesterday. nick hayworth thought he lost
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five weeks ago. nothing. you'd think, she's gone. luna swam ashore and was found by the u.s. navy. obviously, nick, very, very happy to get luna back. >> i was overwhelmed with joy. i honestly was the happen nestiest i've ever been. to have my best friend back was really nice. >> the dog swam to another island and lived off of fish and water. >> wow. >> amazing. >> for five weeks? >> five weeks. >> unbelievable. there is another type of survival which i'm still trying to do, which is the survival of parenthood. jennifer garner gave seth meyers, dad to be, some advice. >> everyone gives you so much advice, right? >> a lot of unsolicited advice. >> there are experts out there. >> yeah. >> as much as you think, i'm going to follow what this person
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book and i'll have this birth plan, it's not up to you, dude. >> did you read the books? >> i did it all but it doesn't matter. let it go. you're going to struggle. for everyone else. >> right? >> based on what you've told me, i can go back to my wife, who has been piling up books for me -- >> she can't help it. god bless her. you don't say that to her. >> don't say that to her. her. >> yeah, i'm so glad you mentioned that. i would never do that to you, no. treat this with caution. be very, very careful. just know in your head, this is all going to go to hell in a hand basket. >> she's right. >> it is. >> good advice. >> doesn't matter how many books you read. >> did you read? >> all the what to expects and all the whatever. it just, you know -- then they're there.
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about the birth plan, adele will be playing. she's like, oh, you're adorable. >> then they turn into teenagers. >> oh, good times. i made five or six tapes to play during labor. she said, if you don't turn that off, i'm going to push it so far maybe i don't want to bring out the videocamera right now. >> not at that moment. >> what kind of music was there? >> i did a little 101.9, light jazz. >> she didn't want it? >> shut it down. shut it down. let's get some weather. don't really want to remember those days. everybody is so good now. let's show you what's going on. nor'easter. we're going to be watching this thing. snow and rain will start late saturday night for washington, d.c. we're tracking two models, the main models.
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european model. both have the storm off the coast. the american model is a little further off. the european model, little closer. the storm will intensify by sunday afternoon. it's snowing in new york city. could be an icy mix in new jersey and parts of pennsylvania. as the day wears on sunday into early monday, it intensifyies. heavy snow for new england, gusty winds, much colder. the forecast for the european model, snowfall wise, 2 to 4 inches from northern new jersey to central new england. heavier snow, 6 to 8 inches around boston. snow. new york city to boston. we'll going to track these. the storms haven't formed yet so increase. highs in the lower 70s. north winds around 5 mph. .saturday...show ers likely. highs in the upper 50s. chance of rain 70 percent. .sunday...mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. highs in the lower 50s. .monday...sunny. highs in the mid 50s. .tuesday...sunny. highs in the lower 60s. .wednesday...sun ny. highs in the lower 70s. .thursday...mostl y sunny. highs in
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>> that's your latest weather. >> al, thanks. up next, melissa george is not only a superstar heart surgeon on tv, turns out, she's a real life superstar roller skating champion. how cool is that? talk to her about her new show and new baby, all on soup and sandwich and cannonballs and clean and real and looking good and sandwich and soup and a new personal best. and a little help and soup and sandwich and study group. good, clean food pairs well with anything. try the clean pairings menu.
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we are looking through the archives this morning. we can say with some authority, we have our first celebrity guest who is a certified championship roller skater. >> impressive. beyond skating circles she's in the new nbc series "heart jnbeat"heartbeat." a heart surgeon with an unorthodox way of saving lives. >> i've done this bunches of times. tell the passengers to throw any medicines they have in it. spray tan, i need a long needle. first class, who has a black heart? >> melissa george, come? >> look at this entrance, ladies and gentlemen. >> wow. >> impressive. >> i mean, that's incredible. >> amazing. >> where did brooke go, by the way? >> here i am!
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>> here i am. >> the grace. >> there it is. i can cross my legs. i used to skate in the '80s, did the crossover. >> you're a championship roller skater. when did you switch gears and go in for acting? >> i was competing in the junior worlds, the national titles, and australia. went from the rink to being the star of a tv show. behind. it's like riding a bike. it stays with you. >> a lot of signatures. >> these are the skates from "heartbeat." my character uses it and all the patients sign. >> do you get to use your skating in the -- >> yeah, it's funny. she's very competitive in the operating room. when the skating tournament comes, it's hilarious because she's extra competitive. >> and based on a real character? >> yeah, she wrote a memorial called "heart matters."
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the book to pen the script. it's great. a lot of fun. >> people who perform surgery on tv or play doctors, they're doctors. people who watch this show say, you have it down pretty good. is that because she's an executive producer on the show with you? >> we have her susie, who came from "grey's anatomy." we have the terminology. for me, how to say it as an american. i have an extra step. we don't say this back in australia. this is how the americans say it. have to know how to do the surgery, as well. >> did you sit in on a real -- >> i did in france. i thought i was going to talk to the doctor and learn words. he said, no, the patient is out and we're ready to use the sternum saw. i was standing there for seven hours watching this lovely man who, when he woke up -- he survived. he was happy to know i was in the room and watching the entire
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it's really intense. very respectful. the room is great. there was a woman next to me, and her job was to catch me if i fell from passing out. >> but you didn't pass out? >> i was covered in bone dust. >> oh! >> i was a mess. then i had to run home and get showered because i had a fashion show straightaway. i remember sitting there -- >> what a dichotomy. >> it was a big day. big day. >> on top of -- >> cool to see the beating heart. >> speaking of beating heart, your heart is beating more. you have a brand-new four month old. >> i do. and i have a 2-year-old. they're beautiful. i wanted children my whole life. this is me at work, a working mom. that's my son's 2-year-old birthday. we had elmo come. >> perfect. >> and got a baby elmo as a gift. there he is there. >> so sweet. >> i wanted it my whole life. >> as we leave, can you show becomes ro brooke moves? >> this is what we want to spend
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>> want to do them together? >> yes. i don't want to let you go. >> you're going to bring them in like this. >> now you sound like a russian -- >> wow. >> march 22nd at 9:00 eastern. the regular time slot on march 23rd at 8:00 p.m. on nbc. >> thank you, melissa. up next, we have another -- oh, that was close -- another melissa. "supergirl's" melissa benoist is joining us after this. alright, let's do this. i got minds to twist and values to warp. mr. tyler, your skittles portrait. that is e to the z oh twiddly dee-sgusting! you haven't heard me sing diddly-ding yet. dream on! higher. dream on! i think a little higher! dreammmm onnnnnnnn!
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she was 12 years old when krypton was destroyed. >> right. >> he was a baby. she's actually his older cousin, even though she's made it to earth and he's older than her because of space time and stuff. >> was she raised in a normal house at first? >> she has an adoptive family on earth. scientists, with her sister, who is also on the show. >> do you learn, there are these legions of fans who have known about these characters long before you did, and are vested in them. have you entered that world of fan dom fandom yet? >> we went to come con toic con to do a ten-minute panel of, which is season. everyone was already so about it. >> it veers a little from the classic "supergirl" mythology.
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little more modern, including your little love thing going on with you and jimmy. >> we call it the love rhombus, octagon now. there's a few little lines going from person to person. >> you're married to blake jenner, who guest stars on the show. >> yeah. >> is that cool to work together? >> we love working together. he was on two episodes. we met working together, and it's always fun. >> right. dare i point out, you have a ringing endorsement on the campaign trail this year. candidate jeb bush, who is a fan of yours personally, and of the >> yes. >> saw you on "glee." he was a fan. >> who knows. >> i think he just saw the promo and was like, yes. >> there you go. "supergirl," there you go. i like it.
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clinically proven to help them fall asleep faster. and stay asleep longer. tonight, we sleep. i'm ben thompson. north carolina congressman robert pittenger is in raleigh today, filing for re- election. the district nine congressman says he is running again because he wants to help keep our
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pittenger's re- campaign comes he's still under investigation. n-b-c charlotte was the first to break the story, back in august, of an f-b-i whether profits real estate investment company fueled his congressional campaign fund. former north carolina state senator "malcolm graham" is also in raleigh today, filing for north carolina's 12th district office. he'll run against incumbent congresswoman "alma adams" in the june 7-th special election. the re-drawn district 12 boundaries only cover mecklenburg county. .today...clouds increase. highs in the lower 70s. north winds around 5 mph. .saturday...show ers likely. highs in the upper 50s. chance of rain 70 percent. .sunday...mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. highs in the lower 50s. .monday...sunny. highs in thms.uesday...sun. ghs in ewer 60s..wednesy.sun . highs ewer 70s.huday.mostl sunny. highs in the m 70s. ming up on the today show -- the kchenth "al".a tasty recipe
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in the kitchen with "al". a tasty recipe for roasted fish tacos. then we're back at 9:56 with another update.
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taking a look at the headlines. a new study finds that the main ingredient in pain relievers like tylenol may not help at all when it comes to relieving arthritis. over the counter aseed med fin wasn't found to be helpful in the knee, hip or back. anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen worked better but should only be taken in the short term. the makers of the tylenol disagree with the study, citing previous research saying the drug is safe and effective. more evidence that bariatric surgery works better than dieting and exercise to reverse type 2 diabetes in people with
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a study compared those with the surgery compared to those on an exercise program. the fighture was 6% remission for the diet and exercise group. an arizona couple received a military medal back to the owner thanks to the internet. the medal was found inside a goodwill store. they realized the item was priceless. after a social media plea, the couple learned it was earned by world war ii veteran whiteman, who passed away in 1991. they contacted a family member and returned the prestigious award. slurpy lovers, 7-eleven is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the beverage by offering a deal today and tomorrow only. if you bring in your own cup, no matter how crazy, you can fill it up for $1.50.
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and unlike the pictures from past years, they cannot be more than 9 inches wide and 11 inches tall. happy slurping. i can't remember the last time i had a slurpy, al. >> it's been a while. >> lemon lime or something like that. as a kid, it was my favorite. >> more importantly, did you get a brain freeze? >> of course. you put the tongue on the roof of your mouth and it goes away. >> learned something new. sheinelle,.today...clouds increase. highs in the lower 70s. north winds around 5 mph. .saturday...show ers likely. highs in the upper 50s. chance of rain 70 percent. .sunday...mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. highs in the lower 50s. .monday...sunny. highs in the mid 50s. .tuesday...sunny. highs in the lower 60s. .wednesday...sun ny. highs in the lower 70s. .thursday...mostl y sunny. highs in the mid 70s.
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willie? >> al, thank you very much. john corbett's fans will remember him as carrie brad bradshaw's boyfriend in "sex in the city" and ian in "my big fat greek wedding." >> he turns as toula's husband in "my big fat greek wedding 2." >> sit down before my wife getting here. >> wow. you look great. >> well, four hours, $500. >> how much? >> uh-oh. john corbett, good to see you, man. >> good to see you. >> people are pumped about this movie. we had nia on and she released
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>> she called me on my birthday two years ago and said, let's do it. i've been asking every six months for a decade. thought the window closed and it was over. it was the best birthday call. we just had the first table read for it last march and shot in may. less than a year ago, we were shooting this thing. >> everybody that's involved in it though seems to have a special sort of camaraderie. a love for the movie and for each other. you can see it. you can just feel it. >> we're a bunch of odd balls up there in toronto when we shot this thing. room 222 and laney and this girl nobody heard of and a guy on "sex and the city." it was a circus. >> from that humble shoot in toronto became this international phenomenon. it did such big business. the dynamic is different. you're not a scrapy movie now. there is an expectation from your fans.
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movie and felt about it? >> it doesn't change how we shoot it, but the expectations are high. the good news is sequels are usually a year or two after the first success of the movie. nia has really let this thing settle into her mind. what's on screen now, i think it's better than the first. we had the big prix mooeremiere the other night. i think fans will love it, maybe more than the first. >> they should do a double feature. they should play both of them. it's be fun, for people who didn't, in 2002, see it or were too young or something like that. to get the whole thing. >> absolutely. >> it'd be great. >> brooke is on to something. >> where are ian and toula? looked a little strained in the clip. >> at the end of the first, we have a 6-year-old. now, she's a 16-year-old. 17 years old. we're where everybody who has one of those is. the shine has worn off, we're
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we're trying to make it happen. do our jobs, raise this daughter, who isn't a big fan of us, and deal with all the things that life tosses at ya. >> we're not going to say what it is, but there is an interesting, fun surprise. >> well, it is called "big fat greek wedding," so you have to have a wedding. >> that's right. for people who are excited about the anticipation, they'll be very excited about this, what happens, or this treat. >> he's not saying a word. >> i'm not either, no. >> nia is around the corner. we've been here. thank you, guys, for pumping us up. eight days or so, we're on here every day. nia will kill me if i give any secrets away. >> i'm not trying to give them away. i'm saying, there is anticipation and it's very exciting. >> we cannot wait. we've been lucky enough to see a lot of the movie and people are going to be psyched when they see it themselves. john, thank you. "my big fat greek wedding 2" opens on march 25th. al, what are you working on
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cha-ching! talking about getting that moneeeey! talking about getting that moneeeey! savings worth the hype. now that's progressive. this morning on today food, we're wrapping up our week. today, we have the perfect friday dish, roasted fish tacos, without the taco. make it a little healthier. first of all, there are your ingredients. your salt, lettuce, red snapper, want. a lot of people are intimidated by the whole fish. better. it's more moist. whole fish. >> and you cook it with the skin on? >> skin on. first thing you'll do is make a slit in the bottom. then you're going to slice across, right at the top, on
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when you cook your fish, it doesn't curl up and allows the flavor to get in. now you're going to take some lime slices, put them in the middle here. >> oh! like a fish pocket. >> exactly. hot pocket, and that's a fish pocket. make a little marinade. cyan pepper, garlic, little cilantro, put that together. you've got some olive oil in there. mix that up. >> make these at home, al? >> i do. then you put that in and let that kind of marinade on top of it for a little bit. then you get a little salt. >> do you like a lot of salt? >> i like this kind of salt. you put it in the oven at 375 and let it roast. take the fish out and bring it
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don't hold the pan with your bare hand. always bad. >> good advice. >> that's another best thing about buying your fish. it's going to come apart anyway. >> i feel like i'm in the "heartbeat" show. >> you can see how fresh your fish is. when it's fileted, not so much. when this is cooling, you'll make the coleslaw marinade. lemon juice, sour cream, honey and chipotle for smokiness. >> the smoky and the sweet is good. >> exactly. little salt, little petter. in here, you have some sliced up scallion. you've got some cronpeppers and purple cabbage. slice it up, put it together and mix this up. you're going to put this in as your dressing and mix it together like that. you've got your coleslaw. now, what you're going to do is flake your fish.
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you take a little bit of lettuce and build -- here we go. build your taco. you can put anything you want on it. little coleslaw, some avocado, anything. there you have a -- and you can put regular taco shells. i like it. >> really good. >> less expensive because you use a whole thing. go to today.com/food for the recipe. congratulations to the today food team. we were nominated for a james beard award. i'm very, very proud of all our team members. food for your soul. joss stone performing live after these messages. when your type 2 diabetes numbers aren't moving in the right direction, it can be a burden. but what if you could wake up to lower blood sugar? imagine loving your numbers. discover once-daily invokana . with over 6 million prescriptions and counting, it's the #1 prescribed sglt2 inhibitor
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. >> grammy winning recording artist joss stone released seven albums and sold more than 14 million records. now, she's out with a new album called water for your soul. here she is now singing "let me breathe." the more i fight the day the more it drags on away i just gotta press on the more you talk to me,
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the more i cry just leave me quickly, save me from the darkness you provide it's just too hard it's just too hard to deal with it's just too much it's just too much to deal with i've had enough so hang up on my call let me be, let me breathe let me get control of my focus i ain't meant to speak no more please don't make me love you no more let me be, let me breathe let me get me out from under i can't take this feeling no more please don't make me love you no more you swore you'd love me
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but you'd rather stay away you promised we'd be together are you expecting me to wait for an imaginary day to come and fix this pain baby i know i tried to wait and it's a shame gonna get to play always ask me do you think i am you're not gonna wipe your feet on me just tell me straight and there'll be no mistaking it's just too hard it's just too hard to deal with it's just too much it's just too much to deal with i've had enough so hang up on my call let me be, let me breathe let me take control of my focus i ain't meant to speak no more please don't make me love you no more
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let me get me out from under i can't take this feeling no more please don't you know that i don't feel right without you and you kind of like the option of falling back into my love whenever you feel like way down, in the shadows i can make out, just a change of light the window is just too hot freedom's asking me why let me be, let me breathe let me take control of my focus i ain't meant to speak no more please don't make me love you no more let me be, let me breathe let me get me out from under i can't take this feeling no more
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you [ applause ] >> man, is she good. soul." joss stone, thank you.
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this is "today" on nbc. i wish it was sunday our buddy sheinelle jones is here to talk about the weekend. >> joss stone oozes cool. doesn't she? >> i would say it's something else. >> i'll tell you what's coming up this weekend. unbelievable 14-year-old, a record-holder around the world for rock climbing. specifically, for bouldldering. climbing without a harness. it's amazeing to watch. even teaching dylan to climb. be inspired this weekend. >> we will. sheinelle, thank you. brooke, love you, thank you
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hodbruck. this morning, a bill in south carolina would require police to release dashcam video of officer-involved shootings. a state senate subcommitee passed the proposal thursday. the senator pushing for the bill says this will help the public keep law enforcement accountable. a judge would still have the final say of whether the video is released - but they would have to provide a reason why. some south
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schools could soon get a head start on the school years. a senate subcommittee approved a bill that would allow state schools to start as early as august 15th. this - after districts asked for a way to get in an entire semester before winter break. the bill now goes to the education committee. .today...clouds increase. highs in the lower 70s. around 5 mph. .saturday...show ers likely. highs chance of rain 70 .sunday...mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance huday...mostl e mid 70s. heads up forivers st arlotte toylane closures eln ondennulevard at e-ramp to i-277. road crews are rkinto fix a anwat line. the problem was first noticed when water the road created an icy patch. scheduled to
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all lanes should be back open by 5:00 monday morning. right now, there are two ways for you to get your kid's car seat checked out for safety. c-m-p-d officers will help you at the freedom division team office on wilkinson boulevard until 11:30. in fort mill, passenger safety technicians will be doing demonstrations at "britax" headquarters on pleasant road. that's also until 11:30. up next on today, "the bachelor" and his fiancee talk about finding love on the hit show and their happily ever after. then we're back with another update in thirty minutes. have a great day. the time is 10:27.
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bruck. from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hey, everybody. welcome. it'sry day friday. we made it. and that's the good news. march 18th, 2016, jenna bush hager is filling in while kathie lee is off. this is the song we love by haley called "rock bottom." why are we playing "rock bottom" because it's friday. guess who is with us today?

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