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good morning. breaking overnight. deadly plane crash in russia. all 62 people on board killed when the jetliner slammed into the ground when it tried to land in bad weather. hulking win. a jury awards hulk hogan $115 millionfter the web site gawker posted a video of him having sex. >> this is not only his victory today, but also anyone also who has been victimized by tabloid journalism. >> gawker vowing the case is far from over. what this means for the tabloids and celebrities. and so much for spring. a nor'easter set to roar up the east coast tomorrow on the first day of spring. a foot of s
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areas. will the stormfirsthought? dylan will let us know. and upset nation. march madness busting brackets coast to coast. northern iowa with a buzzer beater. and that shot is not the only one. middle tennessee shocking michigan state in possibly the biggest upset in tournament history. steven f. austin crushing west virginia and millions of fans tossing brackets in the trash today. saturday, march 19th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" from rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. welcome to ay
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>> i'm craig melvin.eadly plane crash in russia. the fiery scene caught on camera. all on board are dead according to officials. nbc's chatman bell has the latest from london. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, craig. explosion caught on camera as the plane attempted to land in strong winds. airline is contacting relatives of all on board and an investigation is already under way to find the cause of the crash. the final moments of flydubai. you can see what appearing to be the plane in the surveillance crashing into the distance. exploding into a massive fire ball. authorities say there were 55 passengers and 7 crew members on board. mostly russian. and there were no survivors. no americans on board.
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attempt to land after aborting the first. the investigators believe the weather was to blame. no signs of terrorism. the budget airline ceo released a statement today saying our primary concern is for the families of passengers and crew on board. everyone at flydubai is in deep shock and our hearts go out to the families and friends of those involved. family members were told the terrible news as they gathered. everyone gone. flydubai has a strong safety record. the only other incident was when one plane was hit by small arms fire in baghdad last year. craig, we're told in the latest crash, at lead one of the two black boxes has already been found. >> chapman bell, thank you. also broeaking overnight. explosion in
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and injuring 20 more shopping a. the attack is suicide bombing. three wounded are israeli citizens. turkish authorities have captured or killed several militants accused from crossing syria to stage the attack. this follows two suicide attacks in the capital. to the verdict overnight. a jury awarding $115 million to former wrestler hulk hogan in his lawsuit against the web site gawker. msnbc's chief correspondent ari melber is here. >> hulk hogan suing after two weeks of testimony and six hours of deliberation, the jury found gawker guilty of violating hogan's rights of posting the tape online. >> reporter: the jury awards hulk hogan
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but anyone else who has beenoga thank you god for justice. the former wrestler says gawker violated his privacy when the blog published a video of him having sex with his former best friend's wife. the jury took less than seven hours to reach a verdict. >> this guy is up in new york sitting behind a computer playing god with people's lives. >> reporter: gawker's lawyers unsuccessfully convinced the jury. >> ask you to put aside passion and prejudice and sympathy and follow the law. >> reporter: both hogan and the woman in the tape heather clem testified under oath they did not know they were being filmed. >> i was embarrassed as what it did to me
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i couldn't stop. >> i wanted it to stop. >> reporter: hogan's real name is terry bollea. he should have a reasonable expectation of privacy not in the public eye. gawker founder nick denton says the company can win the case on appeal. >> i am confident we would win if we presented the full case. >> that is testimony from the man who recorded the sex tape, bubba the love sponge. he suggested that hogan knew about it from the start. if this verdict stands, gawker could be crippled and free press
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advocates could believe this would intimidatefutu. >> does gawker have a strong case for appeal? >> they will argue this is excessive. in a wrongful death case, you get $3 million to $5 million. they will argue this wasn't a case of privacy. they had other evidence not presented in the trial that suggested that hulk hogan knew about this from the start. that he was in on the sex tape. it wasn't something done to him, but something he did. if you can get that in front of the jury, that would change a lot. >> thank you, ari. turning to the weather and potential for the nor'easter on the first day of spring. dylan is on top of it all. if anybody doesn't want this to happen. it is dylan. >> we worked so hard to get this far. it doesn't look like a blockbuster. this is not a storm as it heads out to sea, but we wedged our bets because of the
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with the american model. you can see no real set storm right now. we will see this intensify off the coast. we have winter weather advisories through the appalachains. i want to point out rhode island. this area will get clipped by the storm as it stays out to sea. we could see up to 4 inches or so and windy conditions across cape cod. watch as we go to sunday morning. this is over the water. we are looking at spotty showers in virginia and west virginia. winds will increase. we will see light snow in southern new jersey. it stays through the southeast and martha's vineyard. i want to point out the models. european snowfall model h 2
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jamestown, pennsylvania. look at washington, d.c. and northeast. that model is not saying much of anything. it is going to be one of those near misses which goes out to sea. >> i like that model. dylan, thanks. to the race for the white house now and more protests and clashes outside donald trump rally in utah last night and now the state's favorite son, former presidential candidate mitt romney will vote for ted cruz on tuesday, but did not endorse cruz. nbc's hallie jackson is in tucson where trump will have another rally this morning. good morning, hallie. >> good morning, craig. donald trump is on the ground in arizona where activists plan to protest at all his events today and all of it comes as trump again locks horns with mitt romney. in the battle ground state of
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utah, romney on thefr>> reporte bracing for more protests after a face-off in salt lake city. angry demonstrators clashing once again outside his rally. >> did any protesters sneak inside? >> reporter: none stopping his attacks. hitting ted cruz hard. >> he hasn't done anything. >> reporter: now a new reason to target mitt romney. now confirming he will vote for ted cruz on tuesday. >> are you sure he is a mormon? he choked. it was so sad. >> mr. trump is a con man. >> reporter: two weeks after the anti-endorsement of trump, a not quite endorsement of cruz. calling for people to unify behind cruz, but to force an open convention. >> why haven't mitt romney and others endorsed you? >> when they
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encourage you to is key to cruz's candidacy. but john kasich is not giving up. >> this is his view. you know, he's entitled to it. to frankly, i don't think anybody will have enough delegates to get to the convention. >> reporter: now kasich's out with this video. call it romney's greatest hits. >> a great governor of a great state. >> reporter: all the nice things he said about the ohio governor on the campaign trail. romney focused now on hitting trump featured in these ads that will start airing today from the super pac hoping to stop the billionai billionaire. for now, the frontrunner is winning. >> the winner of the arizona primary tuesday will pick up all 58 delegates. a big prize. part of why donald trump is holding multiple events. he has been endorsed by the
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sheriff joe e security, too. craig. >> hallie, thank you. we are learning more this morning about the arrest of the suspected paris attacker. salah abdeslam was picked up on friday after a raid in belgium. he had been on the run for four months. 130 people were killed in the attacks. we have nbc's keir simmons with the story for us. >> reporter: good morning, erica. it is stunning to comprehend the man at the center of the investigation into the paris massacre was found here in the busy city. apprehended in the apartment on the left side of the street behind me there. the police are still standing guard and have many questions for him this morning. >> reporter: europe's most wanted fugitive, a suspected paris attacker. injured during the raid that capt
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in france. one survivor of the parishere rg this morning to the news. >> i wouldn't say it is a relief that he has been arrested. it is a sad thing. >> reporter: video of the police operation shows a suspect on the sidewalk. officers drag him to a police car. he falls and bundled into the back. on a crowded street, close by, people flee as more gunfire erupt. live on belgian television, explosion. one of many, the dramatic police raid capturing the 26-year-old abdeslam on the run since the paris massacre. he is among ten isis members identified by investigators as taking part in the paris attacks. all now either died carrying them out or killed or captured. he had been on the run for four months.
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raid tuesday in the molenbeek. >> if you have a grain of justice, this is it. hopefully there will be more positive steps and more people found and detained. >> reporter: this morning, curtains were drawn at abdeslam's family home streets away from where he was arrested. many this morning are questioning how abdeslam was able to hide in the major european city in the neighborhood where he grew up, erica, and evade capture for so long. erica. >> so many questions. keir simmons, thank you. a former prep student in jail for having bail revoked for missing curfew. owen labrie was convicted in a sex assault case with an underage
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>> good morning, craig. gor the first time this morning, up here a prisoner. owen labrie had been out on bail since sentencing, but as you said, the judge decided he violated that curfew. sent him here immediately yesterday as his mother sobbed in the courtroom. >> reporter: owen labrie in handcuffs, led out of a courtroom an inmate. the judge dismissing his claims he missed curfew for a good reason. >> i'll impose the sentence. >> guilty. >> reporter: since the sentencing on misdemeanor sexual assault and felony luring a mean or from his computer, he has been living with his mother from the 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. curfew. the prosecution
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was in violation after a month. wa visiting a girlfriend and worried about missing his cu curfew. >> he was walking around with his nose in the air. >> reporter: the defense admitted the violations, but said he was visiting his attorney or furthering his education and tried to fly under the radar for his own safety. >> telling the public, telling the media, where my client is at all times is not safe for him. so he chose wrongly, your honor. >> reporter: the case drew national attention when the trial revealed a ritual at the st. paul's school known as the senior salute. seniors ask out freshman for sex. labrie's lawyers are appealing his convince. for now, at least his bail is a thing of the past and
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harvard willhe victim's father in court yesterday as were labrie's parents. labrie faces up to a year in prison. his attorneys tell me they are deciding whether or not to appeal. >> thank you, kristen. the chicago white sox player who setoff a debate over bringing your kid to work is talking about his decision to retire. adam laroche quit the team after the top executive told him his son was no longer welcome in the clubhouse. sheinelle has more. >> good morning. adam laroche played with the nationals and white sox. he says having his son around has never been an issue before now. in a statement released on friday, he said when he got the word that his son had to go, he chose to go as well. standing by his decision to put family first. >> reporter: laroche roche officially ended his career with the white sox on friday filing retirement paper work after a
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spent at tonli, laroche said i had to make a decision. do i choose my team and career or do i choose my family? the decision was easy. earlier this week, executive vice president ken williams asked laroche to minimize the time his 14-year-old son drake spent with the team. but laroche said that wasn't going to work. my decision to walk away was simply the result of a fundamental disagreement between myself and ken williams. laroche says he had a verbal agreement with the team to allow his son access. williams saying every day was just too much. >> sometimes you got to make some unpopular decisions. and sometimes they center around things that you don't necessarily want to do. >> reporter: laroche wasn't the only one upset with williams' request. teammates responded with disappointment. >> at the end of the day, it wasn't the right
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there was no problem respectful been around in my life. the father/son relationship that adam and drake had and the way drake handled himself. i can only hope my boy can do the same. >> reporter: laroche grew up around baseball. his father was a coach and player. now laroche will have to look elsewhere to find a home field to embrace their unique father/son bond. laroche says this year was likely going to be the last one of his career anyway. there was no way he would spend it without his son. guys. >> a lot of folks talking about it for a long time. >> thanks, sheinelle. from baseball to basketball. march madness has turned to march sadness. several upsets, busted brackets. number 15 seed middle tennessee state pulled off what some are calling the biggest upset
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beating number 2 seed90-81. the big dance ended for third seed west virginia mountaineers. committed 22 turnovers. they got chopped by the steven f. austin lumberjacks. the most stunning win at the buzzer beater from northern iowa's paul jasperson. round two of the ncaa tournament tips off later today. >> talk about a good start. >> it has been a great tournament. >> the whole right side of my bracket is gone. the left side is holding on. i picked iowa for some
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weather alert day. we're seeing some wet snow, this gray and wet area. a little bit of wet snow showing up in the panhandle of virginia. it will be rain initially in washington, mostly rain in the metro area. northern western suburbs a slushy inch on mainly grassy areas. and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. still to come, how to talk politics with your friends and family without punching them in the face. >> so there's that. also coming up, our recap of the week's big news, including this must-see moment at the white house with the credator o "am
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this is a news 4 today newsbreak. hi, friends. thanks for joining us the for this news 4 update. it's saturday march 19th. it's a weather alert day on this saturday. we want to things right over to tom who's tracking snow on our way. >> the leading edge of it is in the form of rain. we're getting snow in the central west virginia. advancing off to the east, light rain into the metro area until 9:00, 10:00 this morning. northern western suburbs the light blue zone could get a total accumulation by sunday morning of an inch on the grassy areas. farther west, out of the
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lower elevations higher elevations, 6 inches. may the mayor will deploy the d.c. snow team. more than 100 plows and trucks will hit the streets. they won't be able to pretreat the roads withhe rain t kathleen matthews: if we want to be heard, we need women in congress. it was the women who forced republicans to include women's health and contraceptive coverage in the affordable care act. in congress, i'll fight for pay equity, family leave and tougher gun safety laws. and, as an environmentalist, i'll work combat climate change. i know as a journalist and as a senior executive in business that when women are at the table, we get things done.
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welcome back. other stories we're following right now, firefighters were called to a house fire in prince george's county, this happened around 1:00 in the morning. the fire department posted these pictures on their facebook page. we're still working to see if anyone was still in the house when the fire began. a death investigation under way in manassas. a man was found shot to death around 10:00 last night. still no word on a sus
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motive. we'll return inr ne 2 ♪ fly like an eagle to the sea ♪ >> we are back on this saturday morning, march 19th, 2016. this is a live look for you this morning. this is the bald eagle nest cam. a live feed that has completely captivated the nation. mama bald eagle lying there right now. we are waiting for her to hatch that second egg. friday, thousands, if not tens of thousands, watched as the baby eaglet came out of its shell. we have seen mama feed baby several times. >> dylan updated us on the progress. the baby is learning to eat quickly and showed stronger skills. dylan is one person who is obsessed with the eagle
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she had itam means i won't get anything done forheda >> i do have it pulled out. it is like a version of the truman show. i'm watching the eagle's nest. yesterday, the baby kept flopping down. today, this morning, it's like eating a lot better and it is standing up better. the mama eagle is sitting on top of it and the egg. there is a warning that comes with this cam. it is a wild eagle's nest. there could be sibling rivalry when the other hatches. they are wild animals. it is sitting on a branch where it was windy in washington, d.c. i can't stop. >> did you see her? she sat back. >> she's had it on all morning since she walked in. i
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about. >> the get impressive. >> very good camera. two angles. >> we will keep our eye on it. we will update you over the next few days. we will update you on the headlines. investigators trying to figure out what caused a jetliner from dubai to crash in southern russia. officials suspect bad weather is to blame. there were reports of rain and high winds. all 62 people on board were killed. no americans were on board. a major win for hulk hogan in the lawsuit over his privacy against gawker. a jury awarded the wrestler $115 million after he sued gawker because it posted a sex tape of him online. gawker is vowing to appeal. and a big honor for the retired peyton manning from his former team, the indianapolis colts. he played the first years of his career with the team. the owner thanking manning saying a statue will go up in his honor at
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broncos. let's start with the ad. sheinelle is here with the week's headlines. >> donald trump claimed victory once again. president obama made good on his promise to nominate a supreme court justice. and richard simmons speaking out about where he has been the past few years. it was a make or break week in the race for the white house. with tuesday's results narrowing the republican field. >> and then there were three. john kasich posting a big win at home denying trump a clean sweep. trump glowing in the victory. >> this was a great evening. >> widening his lead by winning florida. knocking out marco rubio who only weeks ago was tout as the establishment's best chance to beat the billionaire. hillary clint
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clean sweep of the drasth super letting up. >> don't let people tell you that you can't think big. supreme showdown. president obama nominated supreme court judge merrick garland to the highest court. >> i ask the republicans in the senate to give him a fair hearing. >> senate republicans continue to insist they won't consider the nomination because the next president should make that choice. big news this week out of seaworld. >> what we're announcing is the end of our orca breeding. >> the hope can hoping it will end years of criticism over the treatment of the captive orcas and several people killed by them. mystery solved? richard simmons gone from the public eye since 2014 talked to
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knocking down a sort of wanted just want to sort of just take care of me. family first. white sox player adam laroche walking away from the big leagues and big bucks after the team demanded he dial back from the time his son spends with the team. >> many on the white sox called drake their 26th man. he's considered such a fixture with the team that he attends practice at home and on the road. drake has his own uniform and given his own locker at u.s. cellular field in chicago. coldplay beared the cold and rain on the plaza to perform. ♪
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♪ garden. creator of"hamilton" threw down a free style rap with the president. ♪ get the job done ♪ potus is holding up the signs ♪ >> and again later with our own jenna bush hager. ♪ i got the weather, al what's going on outside ♪ >> that would be hard to do. >> that takes a skill. that is tough. >> those guys continue to sit atop of the world. >> that is a hot ticket. >> my wife and i are going tonight. 8:00. little date night. >> have you seen it? >> no. >> i think it is time to
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good morning. storm weather 4 alert day. the threat of snow moving in tonight. right now, rain i
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a little light snow falling in the panhandle of west virginia. the rain is advancing with temperatures in the upper 40s. mostly rain in the metro area. northern and western suburbs by the time this ends sunday and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. >> just ahead, the way to keep violence from breaking out when you talk p you can't breathed. through your nose. suddenly, you're a mouthbreather. how can anyone sleep like that? well, just put on a breathe right strip and pow! it instantly opens your nose up to 38% more than cold medicine alone. so you can breathe and sleep. shut your mouth and say goodnight mouthbreathers.
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it can be tough to have when yo politics. we have seen it this month at donald trump rallies. >> how can you stay in control and stay friends when the conversation ended? we have thomas farley with us. what are some of the obvious questions? ground rules when it comes to politics. talking face-to-face. >> it is all about respect. for starters, ensure there is no alcohol in the mix. this is key. the moment you introduce alcohol, you know it will escalate. >> we all forget the rules. >> we forget the rules. we throw the rules out the window. keep things sober
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figuratively. >> you this will still pop. let's interrupter. how do you handle that? >> you want to listen. you establish eye contact. not rolling your eyes. you want to respect in the same way you want that respect to come back to you. then you say i gave you a moment of time. i would like to ask the same in return. >> excuse me. you have an interrupter. before you can offer your opinion, they cut you off. the know it all. how do you deal with the know it all? >> it is possible to be someone who can disagree without disagree able. possible to have an opinion without too opinion natuated. ask them to substantiate. that's an interesting fact. at
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that usuallygs.nd there is also social media which can rough these days. especially something like facebook. things really get heated. should you post anything political online? >> we have 233 it's a long time. i say consider -- not unfriending, but hiding the updates of the friends who are constantly posting political things you don't agree with. you don't know. we all have many friends on facebook with many views. keep it off facebook. >> last week, we threw a birthday party for our 2-year-old. we had family and friends over from the neighborhood. they assume they want to talk politics. should you engage in conversations at all with neighbors and friends on politics or keep it to our busted brackets and
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thegiont. youn't think it is necessary as respect. our children need to h t in a w objectionable. >> this could be an opportunity to have a civil conversation again? >> i think manners are the key to have a civil conversation about matters of civics. i would say, don't be the one always striving to have the final word. if you say, let's just agree to disagree. it's con descending. don't be the one to try to lead the dialogue saying we obviously disagree. let's let that be the last word. people don't like that. >> thomas farley. what a great public service. >> for families everywhere. it is not eventh
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the dadlihoadr last n with my f in with a fish. my husband told me that's what he does. he works for nightly news. they had the giant news pulled up. >> i thought he was using it for march madness. they have it set up for eagle cam? >> like a human mom, she has been up every two hours feeding him. >> cute. >> back on the egg. we are expecting another hatching at some point. from that to this. our producers like to call ask an anchor. we solicited questns
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we named our son after him. franklin. i'm up. >> i get nervous. what personality trait gets you in the most trouble. >> i can answer that one for you. >> what? what would you say? >> never mind. it's your question. >> i can get a bit moody if i don't eat. >> that's the only time you get moody? >> i get hangry. >> i have never seen you unpleasant once in my life. >> lightning will strike. >> we should swap. this is not me. if you went to the
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in we're saying it.bosay ayigju. >> you're up. >> our brother on this show. needling. what was your favorite tv show when you were a kid? "little house on the prairie." i had my aunt susan make me a dress and pinafour. my mom made me a cap. >> buzzer. >> still to come on this saturday morning, a little friendly competition with march madness. we will see how we're doing with our busted brackets. >> "little house on the prairie." >> this is "today" on nbc.
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the shendahoah m 4 weatert vir. valley. it's track a you have to the east. mostly rain in the washington metro area. northern western suburbs maybe up to an inch on the grassy areas. the changeover from rain to some wet snow in the metro area, not until late this afternoon. rh
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tom told you about the rain and snow head our way. here's how the district is preparing. mayor is going to deploy the snow team at 9:00 tonight. more than a hundred plows and trucks will hit the streets. believe it or not the cherry blossoms are about to pop. the national parks say the peak bloom will happen on tuesday and thursday. the peak bloom time was moved to this weekend but this week's cooler temperatures have narrowed the peak bloom dates. we'll live leave you with a live look of this eagle camera. we'll have the latest on the little one when we return in 25
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back plane passengers killed w plane slammed into the ground at a russian airport. the fire ball from the explosion caught on camera. this morning, the investigation into how it happened. hulking win. a big victory for former wrestler hulk hogan taking down gawker with his win over right to privacy. gawker posted a sex tape online. the jury awarding hogan with $115 million. upset nation. march madness brackets now busted. northern iowa knocking off texas.
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middle tennessee taking off wor, >> sweet home alabama. we're at the "today" show. >> we're from indiana. it's my 18th birthday. >> happy birthday. ♪ we have a heck of a crowd this morning. >> a good saturday morning to you watching from home. a huge crowd on the plaza. >> a lot of love here behind us from south carolina for craig melvin. >> they made a nice sign with my photo shopped head shot. a lively
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in2 at arriving at . the airport in rostov-on-don. it had to abandon the initial attempt to land. early reports are pilot error and weather. it was raining and winds were gusting at 60 miles per hour at the time of the crash. today, donald trump is bracing for more protests on the campaign trail after violence erupts at rally in salt lake city. the clashes as the gop frontrunner takes on ted cruz and one of the senator's newest supporters. hallie jackson is in arizona where the trump rally will take place. good morning. >> good morning,
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that's where angry donag trump' rally. inside, trump kept up attacks on ted cruz and now mitt romney after romney said he would vote for cruz in utah and calls on conservatives to unify behind the texas senator. romney's support of cruz could be a boost to him in that battle ground state, but john kasich is not giving up without a fight. even after romney called kasich a vote for trump-ism. both utah and arizona, sheinelle, vote on tuesday. utah needs a strong showing, but in arizona, trump is looking headed for yet another win. >> we are waiting to see what happens. hallie, thank you. the baltimore ravens are remembering tray walker. th
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after suffering for h rnd draft pick played one season in the said he will never forget his smile. the father of french trained hero spencer stone has been charged in an arson scheme. brian stone is accused of collecting more than $1 million in insurance money after intentionally setting fires at sacramento area commercial buildings. stone faces 13 counts of mail or wire fraud. spencer stone garnered international acclaim declined to comment. a change could come to your box of cereal. general mills will
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products in response to a law going into effect iner packageso include information. inrm gmos. that is a look at headlines. let's go to dylan with a look at the forecast. >> sheinelle, we are keeping a
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yeah, it looks like it's going to mostly rain for news the metro area. right now, getting some snow in southern ohio and west virginia and into the panhandle of west virginia. most of it is
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falling and hitting the subesh rurises onhe in friday with michigan state fell to number 15 middle tennessee state. >> another cinderella story on thursday night. 12th seeded yale beat number 5 seed baylor. yale faces off against duke today. is this the preppiest game ever? here is ron mott. >> reporter: to put it bluntly, yale is not a basketball school. imagine the excitement on campus after t
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thursday night. sl theaspled in thement was 1962. >> a triple. >> reporter: maybe that's the secret. not once did the bulldogs make it to the dance in the 20-year stretch when a friendly alum led the free world. next up, a hot date with a blue devil. >> a lot of alumni aware that there is a basketball team. >> reporter: given yale is rarely in this hoopsteria. the showdown against duke is a thing. the clash with upper crusters, a target for barbs in headlines and on social media. the
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basketball game. uk today?. not just an eliteteam, but all folks who love to roast them. for "today," ron mott, nbc news. >> we all love march madness. can we give love to ron mott ? that story is well done. we all have brackets. we have our own method to our madness. >> walk us through your method. >> as you know, i tend to go with underdogs. i also like to go for things i'm close
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i should spend more than are mu this year. >> after last year, i should be. >> there are a lot of xs. >> dylan. >> this is the first time i filled out my own bracket. >> yeah! >> i really
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great. >> let's talk about ut i >> okay. >> there's our i didn't have as you. >> what is the point? >> just wins. so far. >> whatever. >> good luck as we continue on the road. i think you were in the
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>> so a >> a well d ite posite agree. it is a great conservation starter. let's go to the optical illusion. here is the video that has a lot of people talking. of a live news report on danish television. look at the blonde woman in the background. you see the blonde woman. another woman walks past her and all o
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>> the woman is's t n shing the trolley. in all fairness, you have to look closely to see that. a lot of people surmise. >> do you know what that man was talking about? >> he coaches the handball tournament. the woman who disappears, she is also a handball expert. >> no wonder. they want to know what happened. >> handball community up in arms. get it? >> somebody's on fire this morning. finally, welcome to instagram, pope francis. the pope with his first instagram post. there you have it. it is a picture of him praying. the picture reads pray for me in nine
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newsbreak. on this saturday march 19t snow andn >> yeah, we don't have much on the way. we have some wet snow showing up now. in west virginia the green in shenandoah valley. east of martinsburg is rain. that's advancing to the east, maybe some light rain into the metro area. around 10:00 this morning, 11:00. mostly rain for us for much of the time.
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late thislevations cobov2,000feet down ifhe sndoah areas. eastern shore today, could see 1, 2, 3 inches at the most. david. >> all right, tom, thanks. as of right now the d.c. snow team is still set to hit the streets tonight. a team of hundred plows and trucks at 9:00 this evening. they won't be able to pretreat the roads because of that rain that tom told you about along with the light snow. some of the other top
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firefighters got called to this house fire if prince george's county. it happened around 1:00 in the morning. riverdale fire department posted these photos on their facebook page. we're still working to find out if anyone was inside the house at the time. death investigation under way in manassas man shot
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death. no word on the motive ih folksc >> basketball on twitter. >> there is always next week. the eagle cam is back. we have been watching this all morning thanks to dylan dreyer. we have seen some feeding. she
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alleged gang rape last year,s b are fewer kids. i r much a ng >> that is not spying. it is out there. we are not violating any privacy rights. >> reporter: in texas on south padre island, authorities are considering the use of drone surveillance to spot unruly spring breakers. in corpus christi, a $250 bounty on underage drinkers. anyone that reports a
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kerry sander law ece news, panama city av breakers w other beach. >> i thought the same thing. they will keep moving. dylan has a final check of the weather. >> not spring-like right now. it doesn't arrive until 12:30 at night. i saw the sign over here. can i see your
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we're seeing the leading edge of the rain and the wet snow. this gray and wet snow. in west virginia, the gre
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good saturday morning. i'm david +vçculver. >> and i'm angie ckg a lot woftg their way into the region. tom has an updated look at this
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messy forecast. >> kind of storm team 4 radar, area west virginia. they're at an elevation above 3,000 feet. east of there, the shenandoah valley, the area in green that is rain in the shenandoah valley. coming into loudon county. right into washington here, within the hour west and northern suburbs getting some light rain. the totals and the timing coming up. all right, tom, we'll see you then. after metro shutdown, an inspection revealed fraid cables and ntsb makes a potential discovery. we'll tell you about that. and troubles on the
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life, devastating her family. a parent to have to go through this. >> now, he's trying to stop the bullying that led to his daughter's death. it's 9:00. good morning, everyone. i'm angie goff. >> and i'm david culliver. tomorrow is officially the first day of spring. but go back into your closets and pull out that puffy coat. you're going to need it. >> that's right, we're tracking snow, also a temperature drop. storm team meteorologist tom kieren gets us started. >> i don't trust march. spring is a time when we see a battle between summer and


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