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good morning. breaking overnight, banned. laptops, tablets and other electronic devices sud lichb not allowed on flights to the u.s. from ten airports overseas. what threat was picked up to launch such dramatic action? president trump rallies the faithful at a late-night rally in louisville. but offers no reaction to the fbi director's revelation, that the trump campaign is under investigation for ties to russia. and trump's claims on twitter that president obama wiretapped him. >> i have no information supporting those tweets. >> trump now stands alone in
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mysterious suspect. video emerges showing a man allegedly carrying tom brady's stolen jersey. that jersey, along with one that brady wore at another super bowl, now in the hands of the fbi. where is that suspect today? and "today" exclusive. members of the famed wallenda family speaking out together about the high-wire accident that left several of them injured. >> we questioned, was it our fault? >> will they return to the wire? nik is here live with a big announcement today, tuesday, march 21st, 2017. >> from nbc news, this is "today," with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. this is an extraordinary
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to say no electronic devices, besides phones coming into the u.s. >> that's our top story. the new intelligence threat on the type of electronics that passengers can carry on flights bound for the u.s. two reports this morning. let's start with miguel almag r almaguer. he's at los angeles international airport this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: this ban will affect about 50 flyings arriving into the u.s. each day. many airlines are warning their passengers of the changes. but they have until friday to fully implement them. the new temporary restrictions banning most electronics, come after elevated intelligence, indicating terror groups continue to target aviation, including, quote, smuggling explosive devices in consumer items. the ban will not affect some flights coming into the u.s. from overseas. the ten impacted airp
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are now on notice. nine overseas airlines with flights directly into the u.s., given four days to implement the new rules. passengers on those flights will no longer be allowed to carry on electronic devices larger than a smartphone. tablets, laptops and similar sized electronics will need to be checked. >> if fact they're limiting this ban to a electronic device, means they must have very detailed, very pristine intelligence about what the threat is. >> reporter: citing efforts to hide explosives in shoes, underwear and printers, u.s. officials decline to be more specific about their intelligence or how recently it was obtained. there's no change for domestic airlines or security at home. and there's no timetable for how long the ban, affecting 50
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flights a day, will last. >> people will get used the fact that you cannot bring a laptop or an ipad on to a flight. >> reporter: the push to keep the u.s. safe, impacting how some travel into it. no u.s. airlines are affected because no u.s. carriers operate flights from the affected airports into the u.s. most international travelers won't notice any change. back to you guys. >> miguel almaguer, thank you. pete williams is taking a closer look at what's behind the restrictions. most of us have gone to an airport and asked to turn on our laptop to check it. what do we know about what's behind this new threat? >> well, the officials we're talking to aren't disclosing much about that other than saying it's based on an asse assessment of intelligence. this is apparently based on a combination of
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terrorists, refining plans to hide explosives in electronics. and assessment of security at specific airports. that's what produced a detailed outcome at the ten airports in the middle east and africa. it's not an urgent threat. these restrictions have beenties cussed since at least last week. and the airlines have four days to put them into effect. compare that to the government's action when a liquid bomb plot was discovered. the ban on liquid was imposed instantly, overnight. and it's worth repeating that this applies only to flights to the u.s. from those airports and not to any of the thousands of flights a day inside the u.s., matt. >> pete williams in washington. pete, thank you. now, to the fallout of the fbi director's dramatic capitol hill testimony. talking about president trump and refuting his climaims of beg wipp
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and confirmed that there is an investigation of possible collusion between the trump campaign and russia. the president not making mention of either of those things at his political rally in kentucky. let's start with peter alexander at the white house for us. >> reporter: good morning. make no mistake. this was a monumental day. this morning what president trump dismissed 24 hours ago as, quote, fake news, we know is very real. with some of the country's top security officials confirming the fbi is investigating whether campaign associates of the sitting president of the united states colluded with russia during last year's election. >> this place is packed. >> reporter: president trump rallying red state kentucky. >> louisville. >> reporter: but avoiding the elephant in the room, the rebuke by james comey before a congressional committee, before mr. trump's wiretapping claims. >> i have in
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we have looked carefully inside the fbi. >> reporter: the president standing his ground that president obama ordered surveillance of trump tower. >> president obama could not unilaterally order a wiretap of anyone? >> no president could. >> reporter: and comey acknowledging that the fbi is investigating possible ties between trump associates and russian operatives. all of it after hacking of top democrats' e-mails during last year's campaign. >> putin hated secretary clinton so much that the flipside of that coin was, he had the clear preference for the person who was running against the person he hated so much. >> reporter: his warning, it could happen again. >> they will be back. could be back in 2020, 2018. >> there's a gray cloud you put over of people that have important work to lead this country. >> reporter: with republicans zeroing on iegal
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>> will that hurt or help? >> hurt. >> reporter: this tweet from the president's official account, leading to a fact-check from the fb director. >> russia did not influence the electoral process. is that accurate? >> we've offered no opinion, have no view, have no information on potential impact because it's never something we looked at. >> reporter: backing up his boss, the president's spokesman, insisting the russian investigation is much ado about nothing. >> there's a point you continue to search for something that everyone who has been briefed hasn't seen or found. >> reporter: trying to distance the president from key campaign advisers, who democrats accuse to having ties to russia. >> general flynn was a volunteer of the campaign. paul manafort who played a limited role for a limited amount of time. >> reporter: flynn served as national security as visor. and manafort chaired mr. trump's campaign last
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suggested that british intelligence might have helped president obama spy on trump tower, an allegation the grish government with rejects. and the head of the national security agency publicly warned that spreading false claims like that risks damaging the u.s. relationship with one of our closest allies. let's bring in ari melbourne and nicolle wallace. lots to unpack. let's look at the extraordinary revelation that yes, in fact, the trump campaign is being investigated by the fbi for alleged ties to russia. put it in perspective. this is not something you hear every day. >> this is the first time the fbi has confirmed it. probably why they had to confirm it was president trump's repeated statements, some were shot down. this is significant. it does not mean there's a fire of collusion between russia and the trump campaign.
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but there's enough smoke to have a federal inquiry. it's huge. >> there were a lot of headlines. savannah and i were talking before the show. there were two that stood out. in the middle of the day, the potus twitter account, the white house sends out a tweet mischaracterizing something that comey said during the morning session, that director comey said in the afternoon. they knew the eyes and the ears of the world and the media were on that session and they tried it anyway. >> i was on the phone. we covered the hearings on our sister network. you were covering them over here. we were on the phone with the white house in real-time. and in real-time, they were denying what was coming out of their own official's mouths. this digging in on the wire trapping was described by two confidants as delusion.
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defined. he was sticking by his guns. it was described as incapable of admitting when he's wrong. he puts the rest of his cabinet in a precarious position. secretaries of defense have meetings with other countries. and now, secretary mattis is going to have to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with another defense secretary. and i'm certain he will be asked if he believes the fbi director of the united states or rather delusional president of the united states of america. >> well, the other idea that came out that caught our attention was what we just saw in peter's piece. sean spicer the white house press secretary is now saying, general flynn, he was just a volunteer in the campaign, like he was putting up yard signs. he became national security adviser. and you have the talk of paul manafort, who spicer says plays a limiting role. he was the campaign chairman. we knowhe facts. >> he was booked on the show. we had him on the
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cleveland. here's the strategy. their strategy is to cleave off anybody that was not a paid staffer. this is a distinction in their minds to separate out people that may be part of this investigation into russia and trump camp ties. >> ari, let's talk -- one of the things that the republicans spent time talking about was leaks. and the damage that can be caused by leaks of classified information. they have a real point on that. what can the fbi do to plug the leaks? >> they can investigate that. it was two hoearings. democrats asking about russia, and republicans asked about leaks. you don't know where they will land. and honest and faithful people in the mill tear and intelligence services, do talk to the press on and off the record. we looked up the top ten folks on the campaign. in the general election. seven of them were unpaid,
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kushner and steve bannon. you don't have to be a trumpologist to know, that volunteer does not cut ice, not legally, not financially. >> if you are the biggest trump fan in the world, you know the difference between true and false. so, why -- what is the strategy there? >> they are betting that their folks are so committed to trump's early success, they will pin all of this on the media and on, perhaps now, the fbi director, although that's hard to imagine, considering the arc of his campaign experience. but what i saw when i was talking to trump voters, they love this controversial agenda. they are behind him 100% in policy efforts and shaking up washington. they are not comfortable when he strays so far into the wilderness and so far away from establishment government agencies like the fbi. >> you're saying don't expect an apology from the white house on any of this
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>> thank you very much. it is another busy day on capitol hill. trump taking his health care pitch to republicans. and his supreme court nominee, neil gorsuch, is expected to face tough questions at his confirmation hearing. kristen welker is on the hill for us this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: it is a high-stakes day here on capitol hill. president trump will meet with house republicans, aiming to ramp up support for the health care bill. overnight, gop leaders offered amendments to the bill to win over holdouts. among the changes, calling to repeal for obamacare-era fixes. but with the clock ticking, it's not clear they have enough votes. >> this is our long-awaited chance to finally get rid of obamacare. >> reporter: a late-night sales pitc
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press ahead of a crucial vote thursday. mr. trump digging into obamacare again. >> it's been one broken promise after another. >> reporter: and again. >> obamacare has been a complete and total catastrophe and is getting worse and worse by the day. >> reporter: this is the first high-stakes legislative test of the young trump administration. and of the unlikely alliance of mr. trump and house speaker paul ryan. >> i'm impressed with the president himself, rolling up his sleeves, getting involved. listening to members brokering compromises, getting us on the same page. >> reporter: president trump saying obamacare is failing in kentucky. but the rate of uninsured dropped by 20 present only points. for kentucky residents, it's more complicated. what's your key priority for a new health care bill? >> deductibles. i want them more affordable. >> reporter: you're not sure all
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and replaced? >> reporte >> exactly. >> reporter: changes have been made to win over skeptical conservatives and libertarians. and neil gorsuch is back in the hot seat. during his opening statement, judge gorsuch trying to paint himself as above the political fray. >> these days we hear judges described as politicians in robes. seeking to enforce their own politics rather than striving to impart the law impartially. if i thought that were true, i would hang up the robe. >> reporter: look for democratic senators to weigh in as they grill him about the attacks on the judiciary. >> his disparaging comments about the judiciary have shaken the foundations of respect for rulings. >> reporter: while republicans will try to highlight his conservative record. >> no one could have chosen better than neil gorsuch to respect conservatism
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supreme court. >> reporter: one gop official tells me house speaker paul ryan expects the president to show he not only supports the health care bill but he will be willing to fight for it. that all-important vote on thursday, falls on the seventh anniversary of when president obama signed his signature health care plan into law. matt? savannah? >> kristen welker on capitol hill. thanks. rex tillerson plans to skip a meeting with nato foreign ministers to stay home with a visit by china's visit. and days later, he will travel to moscow for a meeting with russian officials. that's according to the state department. tillerson had been expected to attend his first meeting of the 28 nato allies which takes place april 5th and 6th in brussels. we want to show you surveillance camera. police are looking for this woman, driving this car. you can see her back out of her parking spot. nearly hitting a
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seconds later, reverses again, this time, striking several people, narrowly missing a 3-year-old girl. the women could face five counts of assault with a deadly weapon. we have dylan back for another day. tuesdayings are harder than monday. >> it was fun to go home after work yesterday? >> i want to sleep now, please. we have more record high temperatures to talk about today. back to dallas, oklahoma city, we had highs in the lower 90s yesterday. the first 90s of 2017. and this widespread warmth is going to continue to hang right around the southern states. so texas, 90 degrees, 23 above average. memphis, about 78, charlotte, 81 degrees. temperatures will start to cool off and push further south. so areas like st. louis, you'll drop by about 20 degrees today. still in the 60s, but yesterday you were in the mid-80s. you'll notice that difference. on wednesday through dallas into lake charles. temperatures in the lower 80s, the heat starts to
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go into thursday. oklahoma city, back near 20 degrees above average. that's a look at the weather across the country. local forecast is coming up in the next 30 seconds. good morning. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist. we are off to a cloudy is start. rain showers are now gone. you don't need the umbrella today. current temperatures in the mid-40s. it's cool, but it'll turn into a nice afternoon today with clearing skies and sunshine back later today. high up near 63 degrees. don't get
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weather just yesterday yet. we have cold and blustery tomorrow. hard freeze thursday morning, then warming up, how about 74 on your saturday? rain showers on your sunday. hat forecast. >> dylan, thank you very much. coming up, lost and found. tom brady's missing super bowl jersey found in mexico, as new video allegedly shows a man leaving the locker room with it. did that suspect also strike during past super bowls? then, first daughter ivanka trump, moving into a west wing office. what role is she gearing up for? first, this is "today" on nbc.
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they release medicine fast, for fast pain relief. tylenol® this is a news 4 today news break. 7:26 is your time now on this tuesday, march 21, 2017, good morning. breaking news, two people have been arrested for a murder from over a year ago. heather jacom was killed back in december 2015. she was 21 years old. she was found dead inside her car. county sheriff's office says it'll release the names of those murder suspects today. and we will have everything for you right here and on the nbc washington app. now let's check the roads and your traffic. >> good morning, 66 eastbound, that crash is now on the shoulder. that's good. still have about a one and a half mile back-up trying to make that better.
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270 southbound, montrose road, main lanes, crash there as you're approaching. it is a little slow and remember, in centerville, eastbound near sully park drive, all lanes are blocked for that water main break, guys. >> thank you melissa. check the forecast next. >> stay with us.
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still a cloudy is sky out there now, will be back to sunshine by lunchtime and a nice afternoon ahead of us. current temperatures are in the mid-40s. light jacket is about all you'll need this morning. shedable lay yers, it'll turn into a pleasant afternoon. partly sunny and mostly sunny by late in the day. afternoon highs, low 60s, mild enough. cold front comes by tonight and will be much colder tomorrow behind it. tomorrow, northwest winds over 20 miles per hour and temperatures in the 40s means windchills will be down into the 30s all day. and thursday morning, a hard ee
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it'll be milder, just in time for your weekend though. >> thanks chuck. >> another local news update in 25 minutes. >> now back to the "today" show after this short break.
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♪ 7:30, now, on this tuesday morning. it's the 21st of march, 2017. going to be milder here in the northeast before some cold weather returns for the next couple of days. >> all right. good morning, everybody. inside studio 1a. we have the headlines. president trump holding a rally in louisville, kentucky, last night. his third since taking office. he used that speech to push for public support of the republican health care plan ahead of a house vote this week. >> thursday is our chance to end obamacare and the obamacare catastrophe. and
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our people deserve. >> the president had no reaction to james comey's dismissal of trump's wiretapping claims. and mentioned investigation of officials in the trump campaign. rex tillerson's recent comment that all options are on the table when it comes to dealing with the regime. in a statement on state-run television, north korea's foreign minister says his company has the capability to respond to any war the u.s. wants. and take a look at frightenifrigh frightening video. this is a passenger plane in south sudan engulfed in flames. the plane was landing when it jumped up and crashed. crews raced to the scene to evacuate the 49 passengers and crew. all of them survived. now to new developments in the nt
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sports. who took tom brady's super bowl jersey? we appear to be closer to the answer of that question. morgan radford is at the patriots home in foxboro, massachusetts. >> reporter: tom brady's jersey has been missing after the super bowl. this shows after video shows moments right up to and after the crime. it's the international heist straight out of a hollywood movie. >> did someone take my jersey? >> reporter: who stole tom brady's jersey after his huge super bowl win? the mystery, apparently now solved. after the hunt went global, spanning from houston, to mexico, all the way to the heart of patriots' nation. while combining the world of sports, media and law enforcement. overnight, mexican authorities released these photos of the quarterback's
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after this shocking video, caught on a fox sports camera, allegedly shows the suspect, walking in behind the team, just moments after the game, wearing press credentials around his neck. then, just 14 minutes later, he walks out with what appears to be the jerseys r s under his le arm. around when brady realizes his jersey is gone. law enforcement officials say they recovered the jersey across the border in mexico. along with another brady jersey from his 2012 super bowl vict y victory. and a helmet that may belong to von miller. the fbi now involved because of the international nature of the crime. >> the suspect had access to the event. and it wasn't as a ticketholder. okay? >> reporter: a mexican newspaper company flagged the man in a video, as an executive for the
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citing personal reasons. in a statement to nbc news, brady says, i'm happy my jerseys have been recovered. and i want to thank all of the law enforcement agencies involved. in boston, fans are happy the lucky jerseys will soon be back with their rightful owner. >> it's like taking the mona lisa away from new englanders. you don't mess with tom. >> any pats fan should be thrilled for him. >> reporter: including brady's teammates. >> i was happy they were able to get that for him. >> reporter: this morning, both jerseys are at the boston office of the fbi because they're still being authenticated. meanwhile, no arrests have been made and no charges have been filed in mexico. >> the same guy had two jerseys and the helmet? >> allegedly. >> that's right. >> okay, morgan. >> i did look in my closet and didn't find it. not guilty
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just not the opportunity. >> exactly. we're going to we are going to see stronger storms today, actually could even see a typical springtime set-up where we get the hail over 60 miles per hour. right in this orange zone here. just north of memphis, south of nashville, that includes chattanooga, tennessee, and north of atlanta too. it's in the whole area where we could see heavy downpours and brief gusty winds. this cold front that's moving southward and combining with those exceptionally warm temperatures that we're seeing across the southeast. most of these storms willeak in intensity later on this evening and last through the overnight hours as i they continue to push to the south and east. we are looking at much cooler temperatures behind this cold front, dropping by about 20 degrees in some areas, but record highs temratures across parts of texas and southern plains. southwest too we'll see temperatures well above average for this time of year. that's a look at the weather across the country. and it is mild this morning, you don't need the warm
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temperature is 45 degrees. quantico coming in at 48 degrees. the day will shape up nicely by lunchtime today, 58 and mild. gradual clearing. low 60s, 63 by later in the afternoon. tomorrow, we're colder, 38 for a morning temperature. cold and windy through the afternoon. 20s thursday, saturday, we're in the 70s. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> and that's your latest forecast. coming up, the social skill you need to master, that can make you smarter and happier. >> i suppose you've mastered it. >> you know i don't like this. and first daughter, ivanka trump moving into a west wing office and obtaining new security clearance. what role is she gearing up for at the white house? first, these messa at the white house? first, these messa hi! hey! i've made plans for later in case this date doesn't go well. likewise! but, funny story. on top of that? my mom is my best friend. uh oh. yeah. oop! there's the rescue text from my roommate saying she needs me.
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office, with new questions about what she will be doing. and how she will handle conflicts of interest of her own. no official title, no salary and no swearing-in ceremony. no big show for a famous first daughter, as ivanka trump makes her move into a second-floor office at the white house. she's in the process of obtaining security clearance and will soon be set up with her government-issued devices, like a phone, this week. it seems to be a bigger role than what she described to "60 minutes" after the election. >> people think you're going to be part of the administration. >> i'm going to be a daughter. but i've said throughout the campaign, that i'm passionate about certain issues and i want to fight for them. >> reporter: ivanka trump has been more visible than most presidential children. captured skiing in aspen monday, and accompanying the widow
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navy s.e.a.l., and hosting four heads of state. her growing power and sat tarrized by "saturday night live." new questions about how h ivanka trump will avoid conflicts of interest. she said in a statement, i will continue to offer my father my candid advice and counsel as i have for my entire life. i will voluntarily follow all of the ethics rules placed on government employees. trump stepped down from her day-to-day responsibilities at her fashion and jewelry brand before her father was sworn in. but she still owns the company, which kelley anne conway praised on fox office. the on-air endorsement causie gg
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controversy conway. banning employee s from pushing products. she's working with the office of government ethics and has taken steps to separate herself from her business. but outside experts say there's no way to get rid of the conflicts altogether. for the first daughter, who has brought her family to washington, this latest move solidifies her standing. >> do you love ivanka? >> reporter: not one but two trumps working in the west wing. despite ivanka trump's steps to separate herself from her brand, a san francisco-based clothing company is suing trump's company, accusing it of exploiting the power of the white house for personal gain. a rep for the ivanka trump brand is declining to comment object the lawsuit. >> thank you. just ahead, big news for one of music's popular companies. what faith hill and tim mcgraw are going to do for the first time. remember t
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school takes a unique approach to finding that date for the dance. this is akron high school, where students are assigned their prom dates through an event they call the prom draw. all of the boys go into one room and draw the names of their dates. the girls are waiting their fate in the gymnasium. then, the boys create the skits who ask the girls, who are bound by tradition to accept. the prom draw at the school goes back 90 degr 0 years when it wa into place. it was put in place to ensure that everybody would have a date. >> i love that. >> sean says, i like the idea. it forces the kids to interact with people they otherwise wouldn't. a lot of this. too p.c. this teaches nothing. everything is inequitable. we're asking you to go to our twitter page. take the survey. should schools
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this is a news 4 today news break. 7:56 is your time now, good morning to you. it is tuesday, march 21, 2017, we want to get right to melissa for a check of the roads and the first 4 traffic. >> still closed southbound main lanes. crashes on the left shoulder. we still have delays as you're headed southbound, 66 inbound before southerly. still seeing a slow down there as well. this is brand new, southbound, or south arlington ridge road between south lang and 23rd and lanes blocked for the water main break. then again here in centerville, eastbound near sully park driveway, westbound now open with the right lane blocked. >> thank you, melissa. we'll take a quick break now, forecast when we come back. stay with us.
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good morning, temperatures are in the 40s right now, 47 degrees in the district, it is mild this morning. 43 good faithersburg. quanti quantico's coming in at 48 degrees. for today, will be in the 60s. mostly cloudy, but gradual clearing. tomorrow, colder and windy, 70s into the weekend. >> thanks. another local news update for you in 25 minutes. for now, back to the "today" show.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, barreling ahead. president trump holds a late-night rally to push his health care plan while ignoring the fbi director's double-blow, ejecting his wiretap claims and confirming the trump campaign is under investigation for possible russian links. >> the fbi, as part of our counterintelligence mission is investigating the russian government's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. >> we're live at the white house. ♪ plus, high-wire recovery. nik wallenda and his family speaking out about that near-tragic tight rope fall
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left multiple performers seriously injured. >> what was our fault? what could we have done different? >> he will share some big news in a "today" exclusive. it's about time. after two decades of marriage, tim mcgraw and faith hill are giving fans what they wanted, a joint album. when will we hear it? today, tuesday, march 21st, 2017. ♪ >> all the way from jacksonville, florida. we love jumbo shrimp. >> good morning, mississippi. >> st. louis loves the "today" show. ♪ >> good morning friends and family in tennessee and mississippi. >> it's our spring break and we love "today." >> love you, madison. badgers love "today." ♪ >> good morning,
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it's a tuesday morning. it's the 21st day of march. and we got double-trouble on our plaza. two adorable dogs. and there is a relationship here. >> so, we know charlie. >> yes. >> this is ozzie. and you ready for this? ozzie is charlie's dad. >> how cute is that? >> i'm not kidding. >> don't they look alike in their faces. >> charlie is taller. >> this is the first time they're meeting. >> that's right. >> that's right. >> the first time they're interacting like this. >> do you think ozzie knows this is his son? >> does ozzie understand that? not at all. >> okay. >> suddenly, this is momentous. >> that's your dad. ask him for money. >> get the car keys. do something. >> sit, charlie. good boys. coming up, jill martin did an office spring steals on monday. this morning, she's slashing
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of bargains, all under 50 bucks. and once again, it's time for dining with the dalys. carson and siri are serving up sandwiches and the drinks they love to pair them with. >> we're trying to find reasons to put food around cocktails. >> they're drinks and the sandwiches to pair them with. here's the news at 8:00. >> reporter: good morning. i'm peter alexander here in washington. today, president trump will head to capitol hill to shore up support among skeptical republicans for his health care plan, looking for his first legislative win. it's a critical test for his presidency. it comes just hours after one of the nation's top security officials confirmed an investigation into possible collusion between the trump campaign and russia. >> we're in the heartland of america. and there is no place i would rather be than here with you. >> reporter: president trump back on
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the senate's top republican, mitch mcconnell. >> mitch, are we going to be okay? everything good? that health care is looking good. >> reporter: while the president tried to sell his health care plan, he made no mention of fbi director james comey's dramatic statements to the house intelligence committee. >> with presiderespect to the president's tweets of alleged wiretapping by the prior administrati administration, i have no information that supports those tweets. >> reporter: the tweets accusing president obama of wiretapping trump tower. the committee's top democrat, hoping to put the unfounded claims to rest. >> i hope the president will have the strength of character to apologize, not only to president obama, who he defamed, but to the american people for leading us on this unfortunate wild goose chase. >> reporter: despite comey's rebukes, the white house not backing down. >> no. we started a hearing. it's still ongoing. there's a lot of things that aren't being covered in
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hearing. >> reporter: the director of the fbi in a rare move, also publicly confirming its investigation. >> the fbi, as part of our counterintelligence mission, is investigating the russian government's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. >> reporter: during the hearing, the president's official twitter page boasted, the nsa and fbi tell congress that russia did not influence electoral process. but when informed of the tweet, comey warned, not so fast. >> it wasn't our intention to say that today. we don't information on that subject. that's not something that was looked at. >> raise your right hand to be sworn. >> reporter: all of it overshadowing another huge hearing on the capitol hill. opening day of neil gorsuch's confirmation process to replace antonin scalia. >> the possibility of the supreme court needing to enforce a subpoena againhe
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>> reporter: gorsuch toughing he would follow the law. >> a judge who likes every outcome he reaches is probably a pretty bad judge. stretching for policy result hess refprefers rather than tho the law compels. >> reporter: the president's campaign won him the white house. but it may have cost him part of his fortune. according to the latest "forbes" list, his net worth dropped to 3$3.5 billion. about a $1 billion dip in just the last year. matt and savannah? >> peter, thank you very much. we've been seeing dramatic images of flood survivors in peru. but none who had this much pure luck. a man's car swept away. it flips on to a rock, cleanly breaking out the windshield, so, the driver is able to climb out of that car and walk away without any significant injuries. deadly flooding and mudslides have left half ofu
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so you're done in half the time. and you're off. johnson's. for every little wonder. 8:10. back with a "today" exclusive. you may remember last month, several members of the wallenda family were injured when they fell off a high-wire during a practice session. >> this morning, they're offering insight into that incident. and nik wallenda is here with news to share. kerry sanders is at lincoln center at new york city. hi, kerry. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. i'm here at lincoln center because this location will play a significant role in nik wallenda's future. he is the seventh generation daredevil high-wire walker, who as we recently saw, is always just one step away from disaster. this was in practice. an eight-person pyramid, as high as 47 feet.
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and his fellow performers last balance and came crashing down. >> everybody fought to the bitter end. every person fought until the last second, until they couldn't hold on anymore. >> reporter: among the injured, nik's sister. >> my mouth is wired shut. i broke every bone in my face. they had to put it all back together. i have three plates and 72 screws in my face. >> reporter: nik and two others held on to the wire as they felt. tom blakewell snagged reitta wallenda, nick's aunt, breaking her four-story fall. >> you saved my life. >> we reference blake as an angel around here anyways. >> blake, love you. >> reporter: because you were at the very top, because you're soon to be a grandmother, will you ever get back up on that wire again? >> of course i will. >> reporter: her memory
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a real-life repeat of the movie, "the great wallendas." for kathy rigby in the recreation of the 1962 tragic seven-person pyramid collapse that left two wallendas dead, another paralyzed. >> that was running through my mind from the time we started to go down until i hit the floor. >> reporter: because you don't know who was at fault, does each of you wonder, was it me? >> you know, accidents happen. so, yeah. i think we've all questioned that. was it our fault? what could we have done different? those sort of things. >> reporter: alone, nik wallenda has walked the grand canyon, niagara falls, but the most dangerous stunt, that eight-person pyramid. >> i know it's a true miracle we're all alive and we're going to pufully recover from this. i'm overwhelmingly thankful for that. >> reporter: an amazing story of surviv survival.
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were a high-wire here at lincoln center, other than soon-to-be grandmother, rietta, who said she would get up there. would the others get up on a high-wire here if there was no net below? >> good question, kerry. >> that leads us to nik wallenda. good to see you. before we answer that question, you said that piece was shot a couple of days ago. there's been improvement, physical improvement in your family members since then. >> actually, my aunt's foot cast has come off. my sister's jaw is no longer wired shut. the doctors are blown away at strong the performers are. it's a miracle. we had a performer fall 35 feet from that wire. he landed on the ground on his feet and called his mom. it's a miracle. >> it's a miracle. we heard from grandma and from you, you'll get back on that wire. and you have some specific news about when and how you'll do that. >> that's right. extremely exciting. we heard a lot of
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lately with ringlingling closing. big apple is back. we're going to start in new york city, in the fashion they've done for 40 years. an i, along with my family, will be headlining on that show. >> you're going to be a regular member of the big apple circus for a long period of time? >> that's correct. 40 weeks, starting in october. we'll open in lincoln center, beginning of january. it's exciting for me because i've had fans that have seen me over niagara falls and the grand canyon saying when are you coming to our hometown. that's what about to happen. >> this is not your grandfather's circus. you're updating what is done. >> that's what it's about. bringing it to a new generation. there's been a challenge that we faced and partially because the media has painted the circus as a negative connotation. circus is one of the oldest forms of entertainment. it's not by impressing them but inspir
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new big apple circus. sfwh when you move here, you know you cannot just string a wire between skyscrapers in new york. >> we'll see if they get them to agree to something. >> will you do the eight-person pyramid again? >> absolutely. i've lived by three words. never give up, for generations. we will. we will continue to do what we do. it's our passion. hard for people to understand. but this is in my blood. >> be careful. good to have you here, let's go over it dylan. >> thanks matt. we are keeping an eye on the potential stronger storms today. especially across the tennessee river valley later on this evening. possible record highs again down across parts of the southern plains and into the southwest. you'll notice a cooldown across parts of the midwest and northern plains. there's the weather across the country. good morning, everybody. we're looking for a nice day today. current temperatures are mostly in the 40s. but we'll get sunshine back later on this afternoon and that will allow temperatures yes
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60s. partly to mostly sunny afternoon is on the way. it will turn colder tomorrow though, highs tomorrow back down into the 40s with a gusty wind around and again, thursday morning, we're looking for another hard freeze across the area. it could damage the cherry blossoms even further. >> and that's your latest forecast. guys? >> dylan, thank you so much. time for what's "trending" today. >> you like small talk? >> yep. >> nope. >> i like chatting people. getting to know people. >> i'm not a big fan. rather have a conversation. >> i'm just awkward. >> i don't like it at all. i don't know why. i'm not good at it. apparently, though, there is new research to support why you should try to incorporate a little small talk into your life on a daily basis. a psychologist at cambridge, makes it right. >> that's real. >> conducted a study to see what impact a little
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a person. she suggested talking to your coffee shop barista or making small talk over art at a museum. those who engaged in small talk, even when they dreaded the task, reported they felt happier at the end of the exercise. humans are naturally social creatures. and connecting with others, mentally physically. >> you hold your nose and make pleasant conversation. >> i'll do it in a coffee shop, in a taxi. i'm not good at it at a party. >> you've made a career of witty banter here on the "today" show. you're good at this. >> no, i'm not. >> you're good at it. >> i like to talk to people. >> you can chitchat with anybody. >> i'm the person on the plane, can we move the seat from this one? anyway, we're all married here. one thing that is the key to a happy long lasting marriage, what would you guess? >> laughter. >>
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>> laughter is the correct answer. communication, also good. but according to dating guru, the one sign whether you and your partner are meant to be, do you have a sense of humor? when you share the sense of rumor, you see the funny side. you're more relaxed. and you can diffuse any argument easily and quickly. i think that's true. >> i can see that. >> yeah. mine was more she's laughing at me. i'm trying to make the distinction there. >> i think annette makes me laugh more than anyone i've ever met. she has a very wicked sense of humor. >> when someone makes you laugh, that's very romantic. you like that person so much. >> things get heavy in marriage. they talk serious stuff. and it helps to work through that by having levity. >> we can laugh about it. >> here's a great example. championship round of the world baseball classic h
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angeles. last night, netherlands taking on puerto rico, facing off in the first sellmifinal. one of the players on the dutch team got ahead of himself. he singles to right field. takes time to rally his teammates, as he makes his way back to the bag. molina tags him out at first. >> a little lollygag there. the dutchman is in disbelief. puerto rico wins the game, advancing to the title game. they will play the winner of tonight's game between the u.s. and japan. >> who celebrates a single? >> well, guess he was trying to say, let's rally here, guys. you do that when you're standing on first base. >> wow. carson, "pop start"? >> "pop start" in my blood, ladies and gentlemen. selena gomez, recently opening up to "vogue." speaking about her struggles with
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and an exclusive first look at 73 questions we get to know about selena. >> if you had to choose another career, what would you be doing? >> i would be a chef. >> what do you have left on your bucket list? >> i'm going to jump out of something. >> can you end this interview with the worst joke you've heard? >> what did the pirate say on his 80th birthday. aye, matety. >> the worst joke. you watch that video at and read about selena what she's been up to. in the april issue, of "vogue" on march 28th. james blake released a new music video with natalie portman. it shows natalie portman just days before she gave birth.
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pregnant belly. it plays a prominent role. and in one scene, it captures the baby kicking. her 5-year-old son makes a quick appearance. portman gave birth in february. next, an announcement a lot of people have been waiting for. after 20 years of marriage, tim mcgraw and faith hill are working on an album together. the first single, "speak to a girl" is going to come out on thursday. look for that. the couple has collaborated in the past. this will be their first joint project as a pair. tim and faith will kick off the tour in april. carson, thank you very much. we're launching a special series. taking care of mom and dad today. "the new york times" says grandparents represent a bigger chunk of the population than ever. and with people living longer, it means taking care of our aging parents. according
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center, 15% of americans with a parent, age 65 or older, say their parent needs help. but when you take that parent and move that parent to 75 years or old. >> the number jumps to 33%. over the next three days, we will tackle issues faced by children of aging parents, like where your parents should live. how do get them help if you need it, and how to pay for their care. jean chatzky is "today's" financial editor. if you have issues, talk to your parents. >> parents are mixed. they love the fact you're concerned. but they resent it when you tackle their independence. >> let's talk about housing, where your parents should live. you have three options. and the first one is, stay where they are. >> 83% of seniors want to stay home. but you may need to add additionaddition al care to that
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parents get older. and the home may need modifications. >> let's talk about the modifications. some simple and others not so simple. >> we're talking about an entry, where you can live on a single floor. doorways that are 36 inches or more. hallways that are 42 inches or more. and switches and handles that you can grip. >> we go back to this one. the extra wide doorways and hollowho hallways. if a parent ends up in a wheelchair, they are accessible. how expensive are the modifications? do you do that in ned advance? >> you want to do these things overtime. we're talk about $100 to faucets to six figures to add a master bedroom. you want to think about downsizing or moving where these things are possible with less money. >> all
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option when it comes to housing. this is moving your parents into a continuing care community. tell me about that. >> right. these have become popular in recent years. they're stepdown communities to care. you move in when you're healthy. you have an apartment with a house or kitchen. as you need more care, you move into assisted living, where you take your meals in the dining room. as you need more care, you may step into the nursing facilities at the same place. be careful. these things are popping up. but they can be very expensive. and they're not highly regulated in a lot of states. >> you need a good recommendation. >> you want a lawyer to read your contract. >> the third option is to have your aging parents move in with you. or you have move in with them. this gets touchy for a lot of families. >> it is. my mother has told me this is her plan and it's good to know. you have to make sure you have space for this to happen. that if you need renovations, they're the same things that we were talking about
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only 1% of the homes in the country are equipped that way right now. and the cost of this day-to-day care can get expensive. we're talking $22,000 a year. if you need to bring in a home health aid, which is why so many people decide to offer care themselves. and that cuts into wages and retirement. >> let's go to the top. we started by saying you have to have is frank conversations with your parents. if they're not at the stage of life with they think they need to consider this, how do you broach the subject? >> i would like to broach it on a birthday. broach it because i'm thinking about these things in my own life. broach it because you have a friend going through a similar scenario. they're not one and done conversations. they get easier the more you talk about them. >> jean, good information. thank you, as always. we're going to put all of this information on and tomorrow, we're talking about the legal, financial and medical pieces needed to round out your
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savannah? >> matt, thanks. day two of our spring sales. jill is here. big bargains. this is a news 4 today news break. 8:26 is your time now. good morning to you. right now a check on your morning commute and your first 4 traffic, good morning. >> river roadway, cars stopped in the center lane causing a little bit of a slowdown there. south arlington ridge road, between south lang and 23rd, all lanes blocked for a couple of hours because of a water main break. northbound after turkey run, broken down vehicle there and then on the yellow line, delays both lanes. >> thank you. we will take a quick break and check your forecast after the break. stay with us.
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good morning everybody, skies are mostly cloudy over washington right now, but things will improve quite a bit by later on this afternoon. current temperatures, mid to upper 40s. we need a light jacket first thing. re
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♪ back, now. 8:30 on this tuesday morning, 21st of march, 2017. we're back with charlie and ozzie. father and son, out on the plaza. it's the second day of spring. not bad out here today. but -- >> tomorrow is not going to be fun. >> what? why? >> it's going to be cold. >> how
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mid-30s. >> unsubscribe. dylan, thank you. coming up, we're going to talk about spring. jill martin is here. she is bringing us a new round of spring steals. everything we show you today, 50 bucks or less. then, from gardening to home repairs, the top tulle tools toe screen, with kevin oo'connor. we have a date in the kitchen with siri. she will make some great sandwiches. and i will be pairing them with ideal drinks. first, dylan, how about the weather. you've given us a preview. >> a preview. but down south, that's where we're going to see the warmest temperatures in the 90s. out west, it's all about the rain. heavy rain moving into san francisco and approaching los angeles later on today as well. some of the storms that cross the central valley that we're going to expect should see larger hail, gusty winds and an isolated trntd. we are looking at about
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inch up to an inch of rain in some spots. and down near l.a., we should see half inch of rain as well. temperatures will be approaching record highs again across parts of texas and oklahoma today will be in the 80s, but much cooler weather working into the northern plains and into the midwest. temperatures will be dropping by about 20 to almost 30 degrees. you'll notice that difference. and also storms today across parts of the tennessee river valley. that's a look at the weather across the country. here's a peek out your window. good morning, it's not too cold this morning at all. temperatures are in the 40s. you don't need a warm jacket, but tomorrow morning, you will. we'll have big changes coming up. 47 currently in the district, 48 quantico and heading out toda it's g day to get outside. 58 degrees by lunchtime. 62 by happy hour, nice and dry through the afternoon. 63 for a high temperature tomorrow morning we're in the 30s, 20 thursday morning, cold next couple of days. 70s to start the weekend. >> and that's your latest forecast. savannah? >>
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now, to day two of jill's spring steals. on monday, jill martin shared some great finds under $100. we'll do you one better today. today's deals, 50 bucks or less. this is different than "steals & deals." >> you love it. this is jill's spring steals. what's great about this is it's promotions that are out there already, or just for the "today" show, most with free shipping. they have been selling out quickly. >> go to >> let's spruce up the bedroom and bathroom. at h&m, $5 to $49, the retail. when you go into h&h, if you bring a bag of any clothing, you will get 15% off your purchase. >> are they donating it? >> you can spruce up a room, with bedding, towels and pillowcases. it's an instant fix. everything superaffordable and extra 15% off.
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$5 to $49 and 15%. >> this is an instant way to spruce up a room. the retail is $99 to $129. and the deal for our "today" viewers, $34 plus free shipping. some are indoor and outdoor. it will link you to the website and you can see the different buts. >> $34 per pillow. >> per pillow. and with mother's day coming up, this is a great time to stock up. >> the gap. this is something that gap is doing today. 40% off the entire store. this is a sampling of some of my picks. you go into the store, 40% off anything, sales excluded. >> wow. >> anything else, $40 off. and all of the current styles, too. you can stock up on staples and essentials you need for spring summer. >> i like that scarf. that's cute. 40% off everything. that's great. >> you're going to like
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art. how beautiful is this? just the print on this. and look, this is the centerpiece because i really love this picture. >> me, too. >> when they came in. the retail is $99. this is 50% off today for $49.99 plus free shipping. what a beautiful way to spruce up your home. and also, as a gift. >> is this nailed down? that's so cute. >> and just to take pictures. >> you send the image and they put it together. >> they send it to you. this is easy. >> lovely pictures. >> and now, this, this is $39. it takes it from instagram. i pulled some of our favorite pictures. here's you and matt. there's jenna and kathie lee. this is matt getting a mask, which i know is one of his highlights. and this is $39, 30
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$27.30. plus, free shipping. so, if you use the code today, you upload a photo or send it in. and they deliver it with ten days. one frame per customer today. >> can't wait to decorate matt's office with pictures of us. >> moving on to jewelry. one of our producer's birthdays today. happy birthday. we're celebrating with a little jewelry. the city lights collection. for today, $49.99 up to 70% off. it's 14 karat gold plated. what i like about this is, it's a staple. you can buy it one time. >> you're wearing it. >> it's simple. easy breezy. if you're traveling, you don't have to be afraid to lose it or keep it in the room. >> cz. cub cu
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spruce up. they're from amazon. i love knork. it's a five-piece setting. they're dishwasher save. a 23% saving. and it ee's very interesting tod to the table. >> what comes in a place setting. >> five pieces. you need, depending on the amount of people. this is something you can invest in once every few year ps as. it will make a difference. it's different. from stationery studio. we have the lauers, "today." four glasses. $47 plus free shipping. how much fun to entertain. >> that's cute. you can personalize your wine glass or the other kinds. >> here you are. s.g. >> i love it. >> i drank all of yours. >> i'm going to bring that
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if you want more spring steals, go to our website, and hurry up, she says these things are going faction. tomorrow, deals under $25. the best new products to tackle your spring to-do list. but first, this is "today" on nbc. cheers.
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all right. welcome back. now that it's officially spring, it's time to start thinking about your to-do list. kevin o'connor is the host of "this old house." it new season featuring a project in detroit premieres next week. but this morning, kevin has must-have tools from the top 100 list to jump-start spring clean. it's always good to see you. i learn with you that you can learn new things. we're going to talk about things here that are great to have around the house that a lot of people don't think about them. first of all, we're about to plant flowers and vegetables later.
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>> soaker hose. there's three ways to water. you can hand water. it will take a lot of time. >> waists a l s a wastes a lot of water. >> the most effective way is with a soaker hose. there's a lot of little holes right on here. >> polyurethane? >> yes. it is great. it is dripping. it is going just where you want it to go. >> it's only good if you remember to turn it off. >> rubber will dry out and crack. that will stay flexible and will work for a long time. >> people are going to make fun. they're going to teach us about rakes. >> get to work right there. you look for how broad it is. also, the tines. these right here. these are heavy-duty tines. it will be great for the leaf work. but also, because they're so heavy. duty, this is great for thatching the lawn or moving
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>> 20 bucks. >> you're not a rake guy. >> you want something that does it faster. the leaf blower. >> this is an electric blower. we have 525 cfms, 60 miles per hour. when you're ready to clean up, you can switch it into a vacuum mode. now, you can suck up your mess, and clean everything up. and put it into the bag. you pop the bag off, you're going to have the first part of ungreed ye ingredients for your mulling. it chap chops it up. >> including a plastic bag. >> it's new york. >> here's a chair that we would keep outside after the winter, if you left it out there. it looks a little tough. worse for wear and tear. >> this is called recolor. this is going to go for $20. i'm going to put on a glove. it has some solvents in er
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the finish back to plastics. it comes with a little wipe. you take a chair that's been outside and it's all dull. and this, you wipe on the material, and it will bring the luster and the shine back. that will freshen it up. >> if you have to wear a glove to use it, what happens if you sit. >> within an hour, it will be dry. and within 24 hours, it will be cured. >> i trust you on that. this is a cool table. work table. >> big, sturdy work table. this one is $99. but it comes with a couple onboard clamps. we put them in here, so you can show how you clamp it in. you can put two of them together and get a big work area. >> i learn things with you. i have probably five hammers at home. >> my gosh. >> you have a newfangled hammer. what's different about this? >> when you
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vibration. this has put a shock absorber in the middle of the handle right here. that's going to lessen the violation, to keep your shoulder all set. now, you have six hammers. >> 45 bucks, different sizes. have them for framing, as well. >> everybody needs a nice drill. >> 20 volts, lithium-ion. but what's cool about this, is if you take the battery off, you have got a usb plug to charge up your phone. if you lose the battery or the drill, you have the ability with an app, to press the button and locate the battery. it's going to start beeping and blinking, so you can't say to your wife, i don't know where the drill is, i can't get work done. >> that's a problem. you want to be able to say that. >> we give her the app. she can find the battery and the drill. >> drills and hammers and screwdrivers are like that other sack in the
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done. >> always learn something with kevin o'connor. great to have you here. happy spring. another rousing edition of dining with the dalys. you're going to love what they have on today's menu. first this, is "today" on nbc.
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we're back. 8:47. another installment of our favorite segment, dining with the dalys. carson and siri are talking perfect pairings, just like them. their favorite bites and the beverages that tastes great with them. we have mysterious science theater eating and watching and drinking. >> this the a good example of what it would be like to dine with the dalys for sure. we're excited about today's meal. >> i'm going to make an appetizer. but fillet on toast. it's
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we have a baguette. eight-ounce fillets. sugar and horse radish. i'm going to show you how to pickle red onions. you want to cut the onion and leave the root intact. i'm going to slice it thinly. >> don't spend the whole segment pickling onions. >> in this jar, we have onions and we're going to add sugar and salt and white wine vinegar and let that marinade. >> that's it? >> it's so good for sandwiches, salads. >> we have our baguette. i like to slice it diagonally. we're going to toast this for about ten minutes. i burn bread. >> that's really good. >> carson is
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fillet. >> did you season it, darling? >> it's television. >> salt and pepper, put it in a cast iron pan for four minutes. flip it. and put it in the oven, six minutes for medium-rare. carson will show you how we cut it. >> thin as possible. >> we like to pair this with a layer cake cabernet. >> talk to me. >> let's layer it is pup we have the horse radish, which you can buy in the market. and the pickled onions. >> this is great if you want steak at dinner but you don't want to commit to a full entree. you get this little toast. >> i like to do arugula with that. that's what the arugula is for. and the pickled onions. it's so pretty. >> you can use roast beef. >> they have it at a restaurant. it's a delicious appetiter. everybody loves it. >> talk to me about the
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cheese. >> this is inspired by a place in santa monica. they would invite people to come for a grilled cheese ale pairing. we've done some pairings since then. this is a belgian ale, a triple. hearty, strong alcohol content. this is being paired with a sour dough, and a muenster cheese. those pairings with the ale, work out pretty nice. >> matt is mixing up his pairings. >> matt has a porter in his hand. that goes with the pumper nickel bread. and that's an extra sharp cheddar. >> bite first. and then, all kind of wash it back with the beer. the third one is a hef wisen with a multigrain. and that's a pepper jack cheese. this is fun to have people over and do tastings and cut the
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version ever. >> it really is so good. >> i think you should try this other one. rye and what? >> pumper nickel and extra sharp cheddar with the porter. >> do i keep the sandwich in my mouth when you drink? >> whose idea was the potato chips? >> that was for you. >> i like to put potato chips in my sandwich. >> is that a chocolatey beer. if you're trying to come up with a pairing, how do you figure that out? >> it's what seems to make sense. the extra sharp cheese, the darker beer. >> a lot of research. a lot of research. >> try it out. it's a spicy pepper jack cheese. >> that's the third sandwich? >> i'm going slow. >> you can do any pairing. >> who is going to eat that steak you cut? >> you want
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you can make the kids regular grilled cheese sandwiches. >> this is like a pepper jack cheese. very nice. spicy. >> just take that. >> thank you, sir. >> i can't stop. >> yeah. >> thank you, guys. >> love it. dining with the dalys. i think this should be a permanent segment. can we agree on that? >> daily. >> next time we have family phat gathering. i love it. you can find the recipes at next week, family gathering. >> the red wine is layer cake, about 12 bucks. >> not fancy. >> this is "today"
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well, it's 8:54. matt's mouth is full. it's time for birthdays. >> you keep eating. we'll look at the smucker's jars and show you the people we are celebrating today. first up, happy 100th birthday to louis deutch of st. louis, missouri. we thank you for your service. frank is 100 years old. his secret to longevity is having one beer every day. we're doing that here. happy 100th birthday to ella mae. she is a proud grandma from clemson. loves to watch football. herman blackmon is celebrating 100 years. he opened his own hardwareto
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and the business is still up and running today. that's awesome. mariette cesar is 105 years old. and happy an verse toy to john and grace mendes. they have six grandkids, ten great grandkids and two great, great grandkids. if you know someone celebrating a milestone, tell us about them at and add a photo. >> this is really good. do you eat like this all the time? why are you so thin and beautiful? >> to our great, great grandkids. >> beer is the secret to longevity. >> we take in food. >> siri loves to cook. and i like to make the cocktails. it's fun to experiment. >> what are we making tonight? >> grilled cheese leftovers. >> exactly. >> in the orange room, my hit about the high school, should they do the arranged prom
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overwhelmi overwhelmingly, 85% people thought it was a baddied. they should do away. >> i love it. no prom date. just saying. yo this is a news 4 today news break. 8:56 is your time now on this tuesday, march 21, 2017, good morning. right now we to want get a check on the roads with melissa and your first 4 traffic, hey melissa. >> crash there in the median. south arlington ridge road, still have that situation between south lang and 23rd with the lanes blocked for the water main b.
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right now. and metro, right now on the yellow line, train service suspended between huntington and king streets. >> thank you, melissa. we'll take a quick break and check your forecast next. stay with us.
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well, mild start to the day, temperatures are in the 40s. 47 in the district. and we're in the mid to upper 40s over the next hour then we'll start to rise. and the high today right around 63 degrees. mostly cloudy, gradual clearing as we go through the day today. we get colder tomorrow and windy, 20 thursday morning, but we rebound for the weekend. >> looks good, thank you. get the latest news and weather any time in the nbc washington app.
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♪ this morning on "today's take," jamie alexander is our celebrity co-host. then, insider secrets to getting better service and better deals on flights and hotels. plus, 25 years after "father of the bride," find out what's bringing the stars back together. coming up now. >> from nbc news, this is "today's take." live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> i like this song. good morning. welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning, march 21st, 2017. as you hear dylan humming, "shut up and dance with me" by walk the moon. dylan isback. al is off.
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alexander. >> thank you. can't get rid of me. >> the applause never gets old, though? >> i show up. come on. take your kid to work day. fine. >> have you met? >> we did in the hallway. and i'm sorry. but you just had a baby but wear? like, how does that? >> i noticed because i have the baby, i don't have time to eat. i grab a cookie and i don't eat for six hours. >> is it like breast-feeding, doesn't that help? >> you burn like $500 calories a day by sitting there. that's been fantastic. >> can you use someone else's baby? >> i need to burn some calories. >> that's like "hand that rocks the cradle" creepy. >> how was your first day back? >> when i'm at work, you notice that when you're back at work, you're so busy, it's not that you're not thinking of him. but your so
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things. i was expecting him to be like -- mommy. >> who is feeding me right now? i don't care. >> if he was like, i missed you, you would be on ellen. >> it's harder for me. >> he is always sticking his tongue out. that's so sweet. >> as long as that stops by age 16, he'll be fine. >> no more pictures. this is making it harder. >> i'm fine if i don't see pictures. i need to detach. >> that's got to be tough. >> i don't get emotional often. >> i will say this. dylan is like, you're like my tough friend. i feel like i'm a wimpy person. >> okay. it's fine. >> i forgot you're jumping out of helicopters. before i met this strong woman, she's the tough one. yeah. >> i'm not an emotional person. >> moms are tougher than what i do. i've seen it. >> stand by. we're going to talk about your day. >> she can lift cars. >> i have lifted cars, yes. >>
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>> i i'm more of a softy. i was at a wedding for great friends of ours. i'm sorry i'm probably not going to xri at the wedding, just being honest. i was a mess, walking down the aisle. tears rolling down my face. it was -- >> i don't know what's happening. >> the good thing is, the show's over, you can do your thing and go home. yesterday, i flew to atlanta after the show. >> you said that. >> it was really cool. i was on the set, of "strianger things 2." it was amazing. if you haven't seen this show. it's on netflix. i binge-watched eight episodes. you have cute kids. this young boy vanishes. they're in a small town. in the small town, they uncover the mystery. a building that you never know what's going on inside. and there's underworlds and monsters and aliens. and it's so creepily awesome. >> yeah.
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it's so incredible. i think all the kids -- it's superno, s supernostalgic. and they can't re-create an era like that. this show has done it. >> these kids were born in 2004, 2003. >> i know. >> one of the main characters, 11, there was a record player. when i started a show, i didn't know what this was. oh, you mean on the show. no. in real life. >> just in general. >> they have little things that you don't notice. like a trapper keeper on the table. >> you saw all this? >> i wanted to show you pictures. we have to be careful. in the background, if there's something that may give away. >> during "thor 2" i took a selfie. and there was a pooart of the s in the background. i'm trying to say hi, i'm in london. they were cool about it. i almost gave away a massive, massive secret.
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>> people are into that these days. if there's something in the background. last time you were here, we talked about the fact she got in a fight with ronda rousey on tv. >> she was the nicest person. >> she was in pain from pretend fighting. >> i can't imagine having to fight her for real. i would crawl in the fetal position. i'm sorry. it was fun. >> what about yesterday? did you work yesterday? >> i did. i was just -- you guys know on my show. just shoot multiple people all the time. but one of them fell from the ceiling. that was cool. for a stunt. >> i can't follow this story. >> i jump from a ceiling and shot him. >> casual. >> we have a clip. >> you do. not of that. but what's going to air tomorrow night. >> yes. >> this lead we had on shepherd so far, what if we lose it? >> confidential informing.
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then, we send him in. not before. >> are you that intense in real life? >> it depends if i want to scare somebody. i have a baby picture my mom gave me. i had that from the beginning. the death stair in the headlights thing. slightly cross eyed. our clips are small. everything from tomorrow's episode on is like a massive spoiler. we're gearing up for our finale. it's intense. they can't possibly be showing anything because it's like every little scene gives away a bunch of stuff. >> "blindspot" here on nbc. are you ride people? do you like amusement park rides? >> any safe thrill. i could do that all day. >> really? i'm terrified. >> that's right. we talked about that. >> it's scary. >> it makes sense. you're up high and
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around. >> and the dropping in any stomach. >> really? >> i used to run around. and the lines are ridiculous. back in the day, you would be wrapped around. that two minutes of thrill was worth getting back in the line. >> now, the lines are going to almost be a thing of the past. that's the hardest part when you're waiting to get on the ride. jimmy fallon is work ing to sole this problem. when his new ride opens at universal orlando, he's going to replace the line with couches, live entertainment by a barbershop quartet at volcano bay. visitors will be given wrist bands that will alert them when it's their turn to get on the wide. universal is our sister company. they're coming up with this idea. would you rather have intenter n entertainment on a ride? >> i have the attention span of a flea. anything in a can distract he is a
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>> that's genius. >> that's the point of the parks to be overly stimulated. that will go superwell. >> that's fun. >> i won't go on the rides. >> you can watch the live entertainment. >> yes. i'll just be in line. >> did you see online. >> that's an east coast thing, isn't it? >> is it in line? >> on long island or in long island. i've been trying to figure this out. >> on long island. >> but i say online. >> i'm waiting online. you're on a computer? >> you say in line? >> yes. >> what did you say before online became a thing? before i started saying online. >> it's a east coast thing. >> i'm trying to fit in. >> is it on, in, around. >> speaking of fitting in, prom is a point of tension for some. if you don't have a date or whatever. everybody is talking this morning about this school in freeport, illinois. here, that school, you're assigned your prom date through a random lottery. >> that would have been beneficial for
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prom because he wanted to even out the number in the limo so we could pay our share. >> that makes sense. >> do you have a picture? >> i'll bet my mom does. >> do we have a picture? >> don't judge me. >> you were gorgeous. >> are you kidding me? >> my mom excluded my date in those pictures. >> where did you grow up? >> i grew up in grapevine, texas. i went to prom half an hour. and i got out of there with my buddy matt. we went to play x-box. >> did you stay in your dress? >> no. that went bye-bye real quick. i was in sweats. >> what about me? >> where did -- you were in prom in jersey? >> yes. i was very tan. i don't know why i dressed like i was going to a wedding. i guess i was excited. >> i love that. >> i was in wichita, kansas.
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senior year. my dress was conservative. i feel like -- >> is that you? >> i look like a different person. >> it doesn't look like you. >> he's married with three kids. hi, david. >> that's me. >> it doesn't look anything like you? >> you don't think so. >> can we zoom into her face? >> all right. >> you are like a fine wine. >> i had it pulled back with ri ringlets on the side. i was trying to do something fancy. >> same smile. >> i had my diamond necklace. >> my mom made me get fake nails. just ahead, after 25 years, the stars of the iconic movie "father of the bride" are ♪ogether again. hey allergy muddlers are you one sneeze away from being voted out of the carpool?
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snapped a pick together when they went to check out the show in nashville. the movie turned 25 last year. are they coming out with a reunion? they just turned 25? oh. >> just a reunion. there's been a "father of the bride 2." >> do one of the instagram videos. anything. >> anything. >> it's interesting, though. it's been 25 years. it got us thinking about the pop culture milestones, turning 25 in 2017. >> "wayne's world." talk i love that movie. >> it's on tv all the time. >> if it's on, i watch it. >> remember when everybody in that party goes -- classic. >> i love -- i'll watch -- dane in carvey is one of my favorites. >> if first text message. >> 25 years ago. >> that's crazy. i didn't think it was that far back. that must have been on aol. >> i'm trying to think
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texted back then. flip phones. a, b, c. >> i was 8 years old. >> here's a classic. >> "baby got back" sir mix-a-lot. >> i don't know if i the can do it on the spot. ♪ and get sprung >> i don't want to do it. >> i do, actually. >> the first 20 seconds. >> i got to hear it. ♪ want to get with you and take your picture ♪ ♪ my home boys try to warn me ♪ me so >> i sensored it. >> i got it. >> me so -- >> did you guys at home see how uncomfortable we just got. three chicks up here singing about a big butt. >> i'm trying to rap, which i never do. how about the weather? >> oh, yeah. that, i can do.
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temps should get into the lower 90s. temperatures will be cooling off in areas like st. louis, even though it'll be in the 60s today, that's above average, yesterday was about 86 degrees. so you'll notice a difference today for sure. and we could see some severe storms across the tennessee river valley, especially later on this evening. that's a look at the weather, now here's out your woin de. good morning, a lot of clouds here in washington this morning. but these clouds will gradually give away to sunshine later on this morning and afternoon hours. current temperatures are in the cool, mid-40s right now. and that also will be changing as we get into the afternoon. return of sunshine to allow most back in the low 60s for today. gusty northwest wind will make for a blustery and cold day tomorrow and thursday. thursday morning, down below freezing, back into the 70s by saturday. >> and that's
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forecast. when kyou call a girlfriend and you veer off topic. that's what this has been. >> and we talk so fast, we run out of stuff to talk about. >> now, we have to go to commercial. coming up, don't book your spring vacation until you hear this. a flight attendant and a hotel the toothpaste that helpstax, prevent bleeding gums. if you spit blood when you brush or floss you may have gum problems and could be on the journey to much worse.
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first, let's talk about flights. good morning to you. >> give us three things we can do if we want better airline service? >> take an early flight. you're going to be least affected by mechanical problems and delays. so -- >> got to wake up early. >> and for the love of god, book yourself more than an hour between your flights, in case you have a problem. >> that seems to happen to everybody. >> you did it to yourself. >> shortly. >> i'm surprised they let you do that. >> i'm terrified of flying. sitting in this chair -- i can't feel my legs. >> and you're in the middle row, too. >> the aisle, i can handle. >> thank you. >> moving on. >> i have a question i'm supposed to read. >> what do you do about people who are serious germaphobes? >> the three germiest things are the tray table, pillows, blankets. >> i thought they washed those? >> if there's
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safe. >> but the pillows just sit on the chairs. i used one yesterday. >> okay. >> this is how you build your immunity. you build your immunity. >> tray tables. >> i see moms change diapers on tray tables. i see babies eat off of the table. i've seen feet on tray tables. use your sandwich wrapper as a buffer. >> that's common sense. >> what about advice for families? i have three little ones. traveling with a party of five for us. >> i hate to say this. but this is the truth. when a mother comes on with children, people shake their heads. they pray they don't have to sit next to her. when a dad comes on with kids, he's superdad. and everybody ogles him and does anything to help. >> that's true. >> if you were traveling as a family and you don't have seats together, let dad handle that switch. people will jump up and do it. it's crazy. >> it was great flying with you today. good
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husband. >> they're not mine. >> how are you? >> we're going to talk about hotel stays. how fancy is this? we have the bell. >> "hamilton" tickets here. >> the key to a good stay. >> it starts with timing. you want to avoid the crazy/busy. you don't want to arrive on a friday or a sunday. why? the staff is really harried and stressed and there's very low invenn tetory inventory. your chances of getting an early check-in or a bump up to the next room level is at its slimmest. >> everybody wants to know, rates. we want the know how we can get the cheapest room. >> i hear you. here's a trade secret. it's based on occupancy. most hotels operate at 80% or bless. what i say you do is call the hotel and call them directly. not the 800-number. get on the ground level. >> do they have things at the others don't? >> you g
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you're going to get the real information. and you want to know, on the day you arrive, what's the occupa y occupancy. unsold rooms are 20%, will probably the ocean fronts, the suites. the more expensive, the slower they are to sell. also, i say to book directly. hotels love when you book directly. >> i didn't know that. >> you would be surprised. a lot of times, you can get a better rate going directly to the hotel. >> what about what jamie was asking about the germs in hotels. >> hot topic. the finest hotels are going to be the cleancleanest. but in the hotel industry, cleanliness, like changing the bedding, is not mandated by law. they have to provide clean sheets. does this mean between guests? you ask the manager what they're standard is. if you think they're dirty, you have to watch them change your sheets. just ask. it's fine. >> you can drink some bourbon. >> heathe
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but then they make us kraft mac & cheese and everything's good again. this is a news 4 today news break. 9:26 is your time now on this tuesday, march 21, 2017, good morning to you. don't be alarmed if you hear a tornado warning in virginia this morning. it is only an annual emergency drill. the alerts will go off at 9:45 this morning. so in about 15, 20 minutes or so, that'll appear on local tv, radio, and cable channels. if you want to participate as a family, virginia emergency officials do have an outline of what you should do to find out. search tornado in the nbc washington app. we'll take a quick break and check your forecast when we come back. stay with us.
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should be within reach. in an affordable dream kitchen that works as hard as you do. save up to 20% at the ikea kitchen event. these clouds are taking their own sweet time before they start to break up and leave the area. they should do that by later on this morning and slightly less confidence than a few hours ago. nonetheless, all of our computer models still say that the sunshine's making a comeback and as long as it does, will easily make it back up in the low 60s for today.
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♪ all right. here we go. mentalist, oz pearlman has amazed audiences with his magic of the mind. he's a favorite around here. we decided to bring him back to get inside our heads. he's going the make a march m madness prediction. >> i am. since i got the super bowl right and i guessed the patriots would win, everybody is asking me. you have to put it down. i made a march madness prediction. i want to go back in time. let's go back further. jamie, think back to high school. >> okay. >> why? >> awkward years for all of us. did you have a best friend in high school? >> yeah. >> here's the thing about best friends. most people keep in touch with them. let's step it up. go to something deeper, more impossible. think about secret crush f
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that got away? maybe the one that got away. here's what i'm going to do. >> this guy can't wait. >> cover my eyes. take this. and i want you, obviously, no last names. >> i don't want to press in your eyes. >> i write his first name. >> make sure there's no way i can see. write the name really big. >> done. >> did you write it in one capital and four lower case letters? i heard you write a letter and four more. is it five letters long? i heard it. and one of the letters, you did twice in a row, or two letters repeated. >> sorry, i almost cursed. >> it's not danny. is it lenny? >> did you tell me that? >> no. >> hold on. dylan, let's go to college. crazier times. >> my god. what the -- >> did you
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professor? that's too much. you went to rutgers, right? >> i did. that's not mentalism. that's called wikipedia. think of your roommate. when was the last time you spoke to him or her? her i assume. >> it's been years. >> close your eyes. count how many letters are in her first name. that was easy. i was watching the head nod. >> she literally counted. it felt like six or seven. >> are my eyes closed. >> was it seven? something unusual. did she spell it weird? i don't know if i spelled it. is it a weird spelling of the name? >> yeah. >> are my eyes supposed to be closed? >> does it start with a "k"? >> what's her first name? >> corrine. >> there's no way. that was the past. let's go to the future. >> every -- >> i didn't know how to spell
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this is my prediction. on the super bowl, i told you it would be the patriots. i didn't tell you until right before. i'm going to tell you exactly -- everyone put money on the patriots. statistical analysis and intuition. that's what i do. wisconsin, florida, baylor, west virginia, xavier and arizona. kansas, purdue, michigan, go, blue. unc, butler, kentucky, south, pass scores off and predict the future. look at the finals. listen to what i'm about to say. finals of 1975, 1985, 2003, 2007. and the teams that won in 1958, 1987, 2004 and 2005. this is who is going to win march madness. i will prove it to you in two weeks. look, look. i'm 100% sure. i want you each to sign it. >> who did you pick? >> first, please, sign.
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i want you to sign it, please. sign it, as well. make it distinct, your signature. or use this marker. and sheinelle -- >> you can google mine. >> sheinelle, you can tour off a corner. just leave the writing. can we see that? see this exact page. zoom in as closely as you possibly can, so the people at home can read this. you will hold on to it. i'm going to show you when i get back. >> what does this say? >> the prediction of march madness. >> you have to do some homework. you can win millions of dollars based on this. >> put it on >> who is holding on to it? >> don't give it to me. we give it to a stage manager. i will see you in two weeks. you'll see who won. >> who are you saying is going to win? >> you'll find out. i'll show you instant w
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it is one of the first rules we teach our kids, to say please and thank you. when you shout commands app the digit digital assistants, are you asking nicely? >> you may be sending the wrong message to your kids. here to help us mind our please and thank yous, are two experts. thomas farrelly and faye, i was going to mess up your name no matter what. it's the pronouncing of it. the founder of social skills. good morning. nice to have you here. there's some people here that can't live without the digital assistants. you say, you should be able to caution. >> i this nk it's time to take step back. we will think this is so primitive. now, i think is the opportunity to say, our screens are already a conversation killer. i think these, they can dumb down our conversation. >>
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>> important to take stock. >> i will tell you, faye. we have an alexa. everybody seemed to talk about it. we took it out of the living room because the kids were yelling at it and fussing at it. i thought it was fun because they were giving it commands. but after a while, they are fussing at alexa. you say there's a way to incorporate kindness. >> you can incorporate it by role modeling. i agree with thomas. as for me, the harried mom of a 2-year-old and 5-year-old, it's really helped me because i feel like i get home from work and i am that mom who is on my device. i have to set my timer. get my device. add something to my shopping list, get the twice. change my thermostat. get my device back out again. and for me, the alexa has taken that out of my world. when my kids look at me, i'm not on my device. i can say, alexa, can you add such and such to my
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i want to play a game. i want to do this. >> you find the good in it because it's here. >> yes. i really enjoyed this. >> it's not just important to be shouting out. sorry for the alexas that are going off right now. >> right. >> and it's been wonderful for my daughter. she sees me interacting with it. and my husband has been more pleasantly interacting with all of us. can you mroplease tell me the weather. >> it was interesting. save your questions for an appropriate time. is that a solution to balance this out? >> yeah. i think the idea, instead of saying, go ask mom, go ask the assistant. and that's unfortunate. this is something that we use for the weather. we can use for the basic questions that mom or dad don't have an answer for. by the same token, if we go to the assistant for everything, we are destroying the conversation
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>> i'm sure people agree with you. >> i like it for the mundane tasks. by the time i found my phone in the house, got to the right app, i got four text messages oh and a news alert went off and i'm back on my phone for five minutes. >> do you have a line, when you can or cannot ask it something? or times when we're powering it down? is that something important to talk about? >> family dinner time, power it down. if you're barking commands, you're ruining dinner. and anytime you have guests over. as the noise level goes up. and the devices can't sophisticated any way. go and indido it. >> i agree entirely. particularly when people are over. >> you should try four 6-year-olds. alexa, play this, play that. alexa is saying, will you sit down. >> start telling it that. >> go ahead. >> thanks, guys,
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i haven't done this transition i haven't done this transition in a while. i'm rusty doing the whole weather thing. we are looking at the chance of stronger storms today. later on this afternoon and into this evening we could see some larger hail, damaging winds as well. record high temperatures are possible once again. down through texas. much colder temperatures working into the midwest and the northern plains back down into the 30s for some areas. it's all back behind that same krrmt that's going to trigger some of the storms. the west doing is going to see heavier pockets of rain. especially this afternoon. we could see a couple of inches of rain. even l.a., half inch of rainfall too. mild weather works it's way and continues into the southwest. temperatures in the 80s down through texas tomorrow with some lighter snow showers across the northern plains and it gets very chilly and windy in the northeast. so the roller coaster ride of temperatures counties. that's a look at the weather across the country. now here's our your window. and today we're going to be mild, we're still mild outside right now. 47 in the district, as we go through the afternoon though, we
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63 degrees. regardless of the clouds. we'll tart to see some late day clearing a lot of clouds, maybe a little difficult to leave, otherwise, mild through the afternoon. tomorrow we're colder, 38 in the morning, 46 and windy in the afternoon. by thursday morning, we're in the 20s, but 70s return this weekend. >> and that's your latest forecast. coming up next, the seven places you should be cleaning in your home but probably aren't. coming up "let life in with new herbal essences bursting with argan oil of morocco and notes of jasmine to put more life in your head. and now with the power of bio:renew to put more life in your hair. try new herbal essences and let life in"
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>> an odor is the first sign of a clog. if you clean it then, you never have to use harsh chemicals. you're going to take care of the drain. start with hot water. i'm going to do a demonstration. >> this one, you can pour like a pot of hot water down the drain. then, you use baking sew la. you can toss that in there. was i not supposed to use that drain? sorry, everybody. >> you can skip the lemon juice. we usually do lemon juice to activate the baking soda. and you want to flush the drain with hot water. >> that's amazing. i don't see the clog cleaner. >> with kids you don't want to keep drain cleaner in your house. sticking with a lemon
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you have wood cutting boards? >> i do. >> wood cutting boards are not supposed to go in the dishwasher. you're going to do coarse sea salt. >> all over? >> all over. >> you can take half a lemon, squeeze it and scrub as you go. does this disinfect? >> it disinfects. and removes odor. >> this is fun. >> that's as fun as cleaning can be. and then, do you rinse it off? >> you have a pastry cutter or an old knife. you scrape and see the gross water coming off. >> that's amazing. smells fantastic. >> and so fancy. >> we're in the bathroom. of course,i'm in the bathroom. >> do you clean your toothbrush holder regularly? >> i
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i put it in the dishwasher. >> you can use warm, soapy water. >> it gets moldy. and the toost paste thing gets moldy. >> and some people clean it with harsh chemicals. that's not healthy. so, you're going to clean it, dry it off. and you can disinfect it with a little antiseptic mouthwash. >> okay. >> you throw it on the towel. >> that saves money. and most people have mouthwash. >> clean and disinfected. >> what about light switches? people with kids, i used to have kids in my life. and man, stuff gets messy. >> that's right. light switches are one of the places that is the dirtiest and the least frequently cleaned because people touch it all the time. you start with a microfiber cloth. rubbing alcohol, which everybody has in their house. you can put it on the microfiber cloth. and just wipe downhe
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plate. you can see, we have two different kinds of light switches. this one has screws, that collects dirt and grime. you can get these crewless face plates. they take less than five minutes to install. >> what about remote controls? >> that's exactly right. with remote controls, do the same thing. rubbing alcohol and a microfiber cloth. remote controls actually come apart. you can pull the back off. you need -- >> you pull the batteries out first. >> that's right. take the batteries out before you clean. and they come apart in the rubber panel. that's where the cheeto dust gets collected. saved the best for last. 15 seconds. >> when our professionals said we needed to clean a lamp shade. >> nobody. but lint brushes and 60 seconds, you can remove
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grime. >> who knew you could take a little -- is this a dyson? >> this is the power tool of cleaning supplies. you can use it on your headboard. >> what else was interesting? is baking soda on the mattress. >> and it removes odors. >> thank you so much. >> all right. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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where should we stand? we want to thank our bestie, jamie. >> i'm waiting to visit you. >> i'm a little busy today. i'm a pig in mud. that's all i'm going to say. >> am
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this is a news 4 today news break. 9:57 is your time now on this tuesday, march 21, 2017. good morning to you. this interactive map on our nbc washington app let's you track where more than a dozen teenage girls went missing from d.c. you can hover over the dots and read more about each case. the missing girls range in age from 14 to 18 and all went missing within the past two months. d.c. police don't believe the disappearances are connected to
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now let's check your forecast. storm team 4 meteorologist. >> hey, temperatures right now still in about the mid to upper 40s. later on this afternoon, nice and mild. 63 degrees. clouds are going to hang around today. some late day clearing, but otherwise, enjoy it, get outside, because tomorrow is going to be colder in the morning tomorrow. you will need the heavy jacket. temperatures in the 30s, some areas feeling like the 20s. mid-40s tomorrow for a high and windy, we stay in the 40s thursday, up near 60 friday, the weekend lookings fantastic. rain on sunday. >> looking forward to the weekend, thank you. coming up on news 4 midday, live report on the latest changes --
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from nbc news this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> help, everybody. thank you, everybody. that's a great show, anthony. >> have a great show. >> we're all -- >> you guys run a tight ship here, clearly. i don't know if it i can handle this level of professionalism. good morning, everybody. if you are watching television in america, i don't know if you have ever met her, kathie lee gifford, she's very fa


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