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good morning. breaking overnight. a former contestant on nbc's "the voice" shot and killed after a concert in orlando. the singer christina grimmie was signing autographs when a gunman stormed in and started shooting. her brother stopping more tragedy. fighting back. >> this elizabeth warren. i call her goofy. >> after a rough week for the gop campaign, falling poll numbers, the presumptive nominee back in full attack mode now. on the democratic side rumors swirl after hillary clinton meets with massachusetts senator
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elizabeth warren. is that the ticket this fall? a 1 million signatures for a recall of a california judge. that judge gave a stanford swimmer six months for sexual assault. also, the lone ranger. the cowboy catching an alleged bike thief using an alleged lasso. >> roped around his feet. i rode off. >> and now he might want to see if the police need a new officer. today, saturday june 11th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to today on saturday morning. i'm craig melvin alongside sheinelle jones and stephanie
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ruhle and the new mommy. >> i'm glad the secret is out. everybody knows. >> it is growing on every level. >> look at that little boy. >> a little boy. we can't keep a secret in our family. as soon as i found out, it's a boy. >> congratulations. we are happy. >> we will talk about this this morning. >> cool. >> we will have more on the news, but we have to begin with a tragic, tragic story. a popular singer from season six of "the voice" shot and killed after performing in orlando, florida. nbc's morgan radford is here with more on what happened. morgan, good morning. >> good morning. christina grimmie made it big on season six of "the voice" bringing with her millions of followers from youtube and social media. in fact, she posted on snapchat hours before her performance encouraging fans to see a show that tragically would be her last. >> please come to the show if you live near orlando.
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>> reporter: christina grimmie full of life and cheerful. the 22-year-old singer and former contestant on "the voice." released this video on social media before her latest concert in orlando. hours after this video was taken, a male suspect approached grimmie as she signed autographs for fans. >> the suspect walked up and shot christina. at that point, we know her brother tackled the suspect and that's when the suspect shot himself. >> reporter: the gunman, dead. his motive, unknown. the attacker had two guns on him. grimmie was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition. shortly after, her publicist confirmed that she succumbed to her injuries. christina has passed and went home to be with the lord. ♪ i came in >> reporter: grimmie was third runner up on "the voice" on adam
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levine's team. she was popular on youtube. the #prayforchristina was popular overnight. and demi lovato tweeted she had prayers for her loved ones. her brother was a hero for stopping violence from anyone else. back to you guys. thank you, morgan. >> our colleague and host of "the voice" carson daly is on the phone with us. carson, your initial reaction after the news? >> good morning, guys. it is certainly -- you know, i think we are all still in shock. we are so saddened by the news of christina, such an incredible talent and incredible person. i woke up on the east coast here
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and heard she was shot. the bad news of her passing, of course. i mean, it is just so sad. so young. this was a girl and people say the phrase, so-and-so was a nice person. such a sweet person. christina really was. she was special. she was special. she would walk in the room. she had an infectious laugh. i'm surprised she did not win season six. her star was shining so bright which makes this tragedy that much harder this morning. as a show, we're thinking about her. her mom and dad and brother who was heroic last night. it's tough, craig. this really is. another senseless loss to gun violence. how many times do we do these stories? >> she was a crowd favorite. millions of fans. carson daly, thank you so much for talking to us this morning.
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very early stages of the investigation. we are trying to figure out what happened. we are going to be all over the story for the next few days. let's turn to the weather now. 50 million people in the country are under threat of severe weather at some point today from the midwest and northeast. i know you have your eye on that. >> in the northeast, especially because of all the big cities that will see effects of the thunderstorms. we could see delays at airports. we don't have a big threat of tornadoes. this is more of a gusty wind threat. gusting up to 50 or 60 miles per hour. doesn't look like a lot right now. davenport, spotty showers. north of syracuse. we will see pockets of heavy rain. nothing severe right now. we have the right set up to see the chance of severe storms. huge ridge in the middle of the country. it's high heat and humidity which will fuel the storms. add that to the cold front and that's going to be the trigger for the storms later on this afternoon. keep in mind they are scattered. not everyone will see a storm
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later on today. were they do develop, they could potentially be severe. we could see gusts up to 50 or 60 miles an hour. a couple of zones across the northeast, pennsylvania, new jersey and new york and southern new england. some hail up to 1 inch in diamet diameter. we have a secondary threat of storms in eastern montana. that is where we could see an isolated tornado. it is not a widespread outbreak. >> thank you, dylan. thousands of people lined streets of louisville to say good-bye to muhammad ali. after a day filled with friends and family remembering his heart and spirit. nbc's ron allen has more. >> reporter: a huge outpouring of love and respect for greatest. ali! ali! >> he is the greatest. >> reporter: thousands paying
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tribute as muhammad ali took his final journey through his hometown. >> as his voice grew softer, his message took on greater meaning. >> reporter: ali's widow lonnie at the service with heart felt tributes. speakers muhammad ali selected. >> people like me who were once young and semi gifted and black will never forget what he freed within us. >> reporter: billy crystal brought his brash fighter voice back to life. >> george was slow. then i rope-a-dope george. >> he realized life was open to choice. >> reporter: bill clinton praised him outside of ring. battling parkinson's and the 1996 olympic moment. >> no matter what it took, the flame would be lit. the fight would be won. his spirit would be affirmed. i knew it would happen. >> reporter: ali was laid to
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rest in a private cemetery. a quiet end. and left an everlasting legacy. >> he lives in you and he lives in me and he lives in every person he has touched in every corner of this world. >> reporter: his daughter, r rasheda. >> we love you so much, daddy. until we meet again, fly, butterfly, fly. >> reporter: for "today," nbc news, ron allen, louisville. >> coming up, we talk to billy crystal and his memories of muhammad ali and what it was like to speak at the service. and now to the race for the white house. of course, donald trump trying to get back on message after a week that was one of his worst ever. he is facing a lot of backlash after his comments about the federal judge. this as questions swirl over who
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hillary clinton will choose as her vp. we have you covered on both sides. let's begin with nbc's jacob rascon on the trump campaign. jacob, good morning. >> stephanie, good morning. supporters are outside the tampa convention center waiting to see the candidate known for winning. now the primary season is over, trump doesn't seen as bulletproof. his momentum jolted this week by his missteps. >> walks near. >> reporter: donald trump sounds a lot more like himself again. >> we have a president that doesn't know what the hell he's doing, folks. >> reporter: after back-to-back teleprompter speeches in attack mode in virginia. >> this elizabeth warren, she is one of the worst senators. i hope she will be chosen by hillary. >> reporter: something was missing and has been for some time. >> i won every single poll.
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>> we're lead in the polls by a lot. >> and we are leading in every poll, remember that. >> reporter: it seems the polls that carry trump through the campaign have betrayed him. now losing every time to hillary clinton. not much to brag about for more than a week. trump, the presumptive nominee, is not in the lead and now an und underdog. the senate majority leader mitch mcconnell saying trump needs to get his act together. paul ryan saying the comments are racist. mitt romney had a closed-door meeting and one speaker compared trump to moussilini. trump's bad week resurrected
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never trumpers. some supporting a rules change at the convention to open the door to deny trump the nomination. amid all of it, trump defiant. >> we will win. we will win so big. we will win bigger than anybody knows. >> reporter: during game for of the nba finals last night, a man ran on the court with no shirt on with the phrase "trump sucks." and he is still planning on the formal speech focused on hillary clinton on monday. craig. >> jacob, thank you. i'll say i was watching the game. they did a beautiful job not airing that guy who jumped out on the court. >> they were quick in the control room there. after months of plagued by e-mail controversy and threat from bernie sanders, hillary clinton is riding high for now. this morning, questions swirling about who clinton will choose as
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a running mate. the presumptive nominee met with senator elizabeth warren on friday, but two tight-lipped on what was talked about. we have kelly o'donnell with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, craig. something noticeable for democrats on the campaign trail. quiet. neither hillary clinton nor bernie sanders who remains in the race have public events this weekend. but this downtime does not mean they are not making critical decisions for the future. for hillary clinton, that means picking a running mate. so many options at a muffin shop in washington, d.c. now the big question is the running mate. she side stepped a running mate pick. >> you have to try the cold. >> reporter: speculation already swirling. after a favorite among progressives, massachusetts senator elizabeth warren paid
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clinton a political house call friday. and an hour long private meeting that followed the long awaited endorsement. although bernie sanders has not conceded, clinton is basking in support. >> i had the great honor of being endorsed by president obama and vice president biden. and by senator elizabeth warren. >> reporter: warren's running mate stock rises with her ability to go after donald trump. >> you, donald trump, are a total disgrace. >> reporter: if warren were to be vice president, her replacement would be chosen by a republican governor. costing democrats a crucial seat. that's not an issue for other senates like amy klobechur. and tim kaine. >> the only thing i'm doing right now is going out apparent campaigning and helping them win. >> reporter: others getting
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buzz. from the obama cabinet. thomas perez or julio castro. >> we are not going to let donald trump or anyone else turn back the clock. >> and this next phase of the campaign will include president obama out on the trail. that will happen this week. and bernie sanders vows to stay in the race at least through tuesday. that is the very last primary and it happens here in washington, d.c. craig. >> kelly for us this morning. thank you. the calls are growing louder for a california judge to be removed from the judge after giving stanford swimmer brock turner six months for sexual assault. 1 million signatures were dropped off to take action. we have nbc's gadi schwartz with more. gadi, good morning. >> reporter: sheinelle, this is
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the stanford edition and on the back side of the page is a full ad aimed at stopping sexual violence and efforts to get the judge kicked off the bench. >> reporter: 1 million signatures and signs calling for judge aaron persky's removal from the bench. >> this is an outrage. >> reporter: the petitions to the judicial commissions tasked with investigating judges. the six month sentence is not justice. their cry echoing across the country. >> at most, he will probably only serve three months. where is the justice in that? >> reporter: calls for investigation now coming from california lawmakers like assembly woman nora compos and 15 others. how do you explain that the judicial should be independent?
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>> they are independent. that doesn't mean it's right. >> reporter: around the courthouse, prosecutors and defense attorneys say the judge followed the law and the recommendation of the probation office. judge persky ruled against two cases filed by judge mcmanus, but he still thinks persky should stay on the bench. >> he did not do anything wrong. he followed the law. he considered the factors that the law requires. he listened carefully to all sides. everybody had their day in court. at the end of the day, that was the decision. >> reporter: while stanford is planning for graduation, there are demonstrations. brock turner will have to register as a sex offender which will bar him from most public pools across the country. back to you.
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thank you. >> in dallas, domestic violence ended with gunfire at love field airport. the confrontation was caught on tape as a police officer opened fire wounding a man who appeared to be threatening him with rocks. the suspect was seen minutes before smashing windows of a car belonging to his ex-girlfriend. this caused a lockdown and caused delays for hundreds of passengers. the online media company gawker filed for bankruptcy three months after losing the case involving hogan. gawker ordered to pay more than $140 million for the hogan sex tape. the company's founder vows the writers will not be silenced. the golden state warriors are one game away. last night in game four, it was
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close for most of the game. in the fourth quarter, the warriors pulled away clinching the victory 108-97. they lead the series 3-1. game five is monday night. neck and neck until the end. so great they can win it back at home in san francisco. meantime, the sports world is mourning the death of mr. hockey. gordie howe was the 23rd hockey all-star who led the red wings to four stanley cup titles. howe was 88 years old. his passing will be noted at the next game with the penguins and sharks sunday night here on nbc. check this out. it was a rodeo star to the rescue in oregon. his name is robert borba. he was hauling his horse trailer and heard a woman screaming her bike was being stolen. what does he do? he stops the thief.
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he jumps into action and just like roping cattle, he lassos the suspect until police arrived. his young daughter there calls dad a superhero. on the web, he has become known as the lone ranger of southern oregon. >> good stuff. >> my sister-in-law is from oregon. she grew up roping cattle. >> have you ever tried it? >> no. >> have you? >> once. >> i have, too. next to impossible. how are you, mama? >> all morning, right? >> you will hear it all morning. >> we have a chance of stronger storm in the northeast. we have heat in the middle of the country. more on that in a good saturday morning. meteorologist michelle grossman. hot one near 90 degrees with the potential with strong if not severe storms later this afternoon mainly between 3:00 and 6:00. hot day with temperatures rising quickly. 90 degrees.
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another warm one on sunday. mostly sunny skies. it will be windy with winds gusting over 35 miles per hour at times. by next week, temperatures around 82 on thursday and by friday 82. have a great day. and and that's your latest forecast. >> thank you, dylan. still to come, the recap of the week's most popular stories. including this epic duo of maya rudolph. and now an epic writers controversy. will get a look at that in pop start. but first this is "today" on numbers. nbc.
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pregna pregnant. >> that's true. >> more on that. also still ahead, queen elizabeth not done celebrating turning 90. we will take you live to london for the latest festivities. plus, the mistakes you are making when loading the dishwasher and doing laundry. and why is the
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good morning. i'm rosemary connors. it's 7:25 on this saturday. let's get a quick check of the forecast from meteorologist michelle grossman. good morning, michelle. >> good morning. we're off to a cool start.
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temperatures in the 50s and 60s. a hot one this afternoon, near 90 degrees. 64 in philadelphia. 55 in allentown. 61 in coatesville. 63 in vineland. quiet this morning. may see a stray shower. this afternoon we're watching the chances for strong and severe storms between 3:00 and 6:00. by this afternoon 90 degrees. tomorrow another warm one. very windy as well. mostly sunny, 86. wednesday 84. next week the heat returns. by next weekend, 86. saturday and sunday, 90 degrees. ♪ this morning singer christina grimmie of marlton, burlington county, is dead. she was shot at a concert in orlando, florida. grimmie was 22 years old. she was a contestant on nbc's "the voice" in 2014. investigators say she was signing autographs last night when an armed man walked up and opened fire. grimmie's brother tackled the gunman, who then shot and killed
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himself. nobody else was hurt. it's unknown what the motive is in this deadly shooting. he is not charged with a crime, but eagles wide receiver nelson agholor is facing sex assault allegations involving an exotic dancer. he is accused of assaulting her at cheerleader's gentleman's club in south philadelphia. his lawyer says his client is not involved in any criminal conduct. don't be surprised if you hear loud blasts this morning from the air for base. they'll conduct fire mortar training. that's it for now. i am rosemary connors. back to the "today" show. we'll see you back here in 25 minutes for another update. have a good one. one american park is larger than yellowstone, yosemite,
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we will head out to the plaza in a bit. let's give you a look at headlines. the former contestant on "the voice" has been shot and killed in orlando. christina grimmie was signing autographs after the performance when a gunman came up and shot her. her brother tackled the gunman and the gunman shot himself. 53 million people under a severe weather threat with storms stretch from the midwest to the northeast. some airports in the northeast could see flight delays from the high winds and damaging hail. and singer rod stewart can add a new title to his name. he has been knighted by the queen. he should now be called sir rod stewart. the knight came as part of queen elizabeth's 90th celebration for her birthday. our recap of the big headlines. >> hillary clinton made history and a tropical storm and maria
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sharapova facing a two-year suspension of tennis. those are some of the stories that had us talking. >> hillary clinton shattering the glass ceiling. >> thanks to you we've reached a milestone. >> this morning, hillary clinton is making history. declaring victory in the democratic presidential primary. >> and receiving the endorsement of her one-time rival. >> i know how hard this job can be. that's why i know hillary will be so good at it. >> hedonald trump using a new le of attacks. >> the clintons have turned personal enrichment in an art form. >> and now facing backlash from his own party. >> raisism and bigotry will not be tolerated. >> a deadly attack at a popular
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tel aviv cafe. all of it caught on camera. >> the men in the dark suits unload the weapons. firing randomly as terrified people run for the exits. >> he had a rifle in his hands and he was just shooting. >> in the aftermath, four killed, six more injured. tropical storm collin. taking dead aim at florida. >> it went by so fast. >> water spouts offshore. high waves over sea walls and off bradenton beach, a rescue. two saved by the coast guard. >> i'm at a loss for words. a tragedy. i'm alive. one of the biggest names in tennis, maria sharapova, was hit with a two-year suspension for doping. >> the ruling says sharapova did not intend to cheat, but bears responsibility and significant fault for using meldonium which
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was added to the banned list this january. >> i made a huge mistake. >> she had admitted to taking the drug for ten years for medical reasons. she is appeals. maya rudolph and tina fey had a face-off on her musical show. ♪ will you still love me ♪ tomorrow, tomorrow ♪ i love ya' ♪ tomorrow, you will ♪ the one >> a hot dog at a princess party taught us all about embracing individuality. >> people praising her. one person saying in the world of princesses sometimes you do need to be a hot dog. one week and two big announcements about the growing "today" show family. >> are you pregnant? well, yeah. i am pregnant. >> really? are you pregnant? yes, i am!
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>> shut the front door. >> we have a fish bowl for another major announcement. >> stephanie, you want a fish bowl? >> no, and i'm not drinking the water here. >> you have been unbelievable. these baskets. oh, my god. >> there should be. >> i'm glad we moved. this would not have fit in my other apartment. >> how cute is that? it's a little elephant with a pacifier. >> my son has that one. that is a wub-a-nub. >> they said you can find out. do you want to know? do you want it a surprise? oh, no. let's find out. >> we have a special gift in here that i lost. >> is this for me or the baby? >> you'll find out what --
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that's not what that is. >> this, my sister, would be a bobb. >> you know what? dylan, congratulations. >> we will have to replace your pillow. >> thank you. >> we had brian on the show yesterday. he was happy not to come on today. >> we're going through your stuff. >> we will find the jerseys and pull them out. >> now you have to work. >> darn. you go through that for me. >> dr. browns? >> keeps the gas down. a lot to learn. >> for the baby. not you. >> who knows? we have some heat building in through the plain states. we have a huge ridge in the middle of the country. it is starting out west and spreading through the plains. record highs are likely today. we will tie records into this afternoon. let's look at the hottest places. st. louis, the record is 98 set
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back in 1933. we should hit 97 today. nashville, 98. des moines, 97. louisville, the record back in 1902. we should get close to 92. charlotte up to 100. we have this cold front that will trigger some storms that will move into the northeast today. by the time we get to monday, the northeast will see chilly temperatures. bangor, maine, 52 degrees. we have the belmont in new york in elmont, new york. we will see a couple of spotty showers and storms. temperatures a temperatures are warm. by race time, we are looking for temperatures at 74. good saturday morning. meteorologist michelle grossman. hot one near 90 degrees with the potential with strong if not severe storms later this afternoon mainly between 3:00 and 6:00.
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we're looking at a hot day. hot day with temperatures rising quickly. 90 degrees. another warm one on sunday. mostly sunny skies. it will be windy with winds gusting over 35 miles per hour at times. really nice days monday and tuesday. wednesday 84. by next week, temperatures around 82 on thursday and by friday 82. have a great day. and, of course, you can watch the 148th running of the belmont stakes today at 5:00 eastern on nbc. >> thank you, mama. i promise not to do that anymore. >> thank you so much. that was incredible. >> you will like this one. coming up, we have the worst things you can ever say to a pregnant woman. >> i said it, too. also, changing the way you do laundry. change the way you do the dishes. we are about to make 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.
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pre-rinse? >> what they tell you today is pick up the plate and wipe it off and put it in. >> don't need to pre-rinse? >> it is wasting water. some people totally wash dishes before they put them in. that is totally dumb. >> i'll tell my wife. >> when you load the plates, make sure they are facing inside where the water pumps in the center of the dish washwashedis. there is nothing worse than going to bed and you hear the dishes clink together. dish washing loading is a point of contention. >> what about flatware? >> i would put them face down. >> you put them up. nesting is where the spoons go up. you do this, this, this. that's how do you it. the other tip that my plumber
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told me. before you start the dishwasher, put the hot water on for 30 seconds. the first water that hits your dishes is going to be hot. >> loading pans. how do we do that? >> a lot of people do wrong is they want to stick their pans all over the dishwasher and cram them in. do not put your pans here. that prohibits the dispenser from opening up and soap from coming in. you should put them on the sides and back of the dishwasher. that will get them clean. >> quickly before we get to the laundry. the rinse stuff? use or don't use? >> absolutely. new dishwashers use less water. this helps glasses to not look spotty. either way, before we forget. do not do this. >> and the actual compartment. >> who knew people were doing that. >> a lawyer told me she was doing this and her dishes were filthy. it comes out in the first water. >> now we're going to do stains.
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>> wine. people love wine. food and wine stains. give us the best way. >> so embarrassing. >> it happens all the time. >> if you can, stick one of these in the purse or diaper bag or briefcase. >> they really work? >> as soon as this happens, go to the bathroom with a cloth or paper towel and do this. as soon as you get home, take it off, spray it with and wash it. >> have you done that for wine? does it work? >> it does work. if you don't have one of these. if you are going out, you don't have one in the evening bag. club soda really works. somebody spilled coffee on my yellow sofa, it works. >> i can't remember the last time i started laundry when i was single. talk to me about sorting laundry. >> two bad things. they don't sort or think about
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the temperature. some people do it all in cold or hot to save money. the new washers use a lot less water. it is better to do smaller loads that are appropriately sorted. >> how do we sort? >> it is very important to look at the care label. >> you are doing all the things i don't do. >> once you look at it, you remember. if it says warm, do it it warm. the warmer the temperature, the cleaner your clothes. don't use hot unless something is very dirty. it is very rough on the clothes. clothes will last longer on warm or cold. >> let's get to the soap. i saw detergent 5 for $1. how bad can it be? >> the most important thing is how much you use. six times or eight times concentrated. read the directions on the bottle. the other thing, for dishwashers, read the directions that come with the machine.
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here. >> it seems like every time we play the game, somebody is pregnant. >> the fish bowl is gone. >> are you ready? >> me first. >> okay. >> can you please get us "hamilton" tickets. i wish. i'm still dying to see the show. have you seen it? >> i have seen it. great show. >> i have seen it. i loved it. it is like "frozen" for adults. >> don't rub it in. >> not yet. the next one is what is your best wedding advice for this bride-to-be. when you go down the aisle, you rush down the aisle because you are nervous. you should slow down and look around through the veil and look at the faces. soak it all in. >> i love that advice. >> my question here is if you could have one super power, what would it be? i love to know what people were thinking. i would love to be able to know
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that. >> i don't want to know that. >> that would be dangerous. >> here's mine. who is your dream interview? i will have to go with the one and only first lady. beyonce. >> that's your dream interview? >> you saw her. >> i agree. beyonce and oprah for me. amazing. one more. >> what is something that would surprise people about you? we know i have a gambling thing. i'm pregnant. i grew up as a tom boy? >> people know that. >> i'm an open book. i don't have many surprises. >> one more. we have time. >> what is your favorite thing to do when you're not at work? >> sleep. >> just about -- i would say honestly if i could have a dream d day, it would be on the beach
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with my kids. >> all seven of them? >> if you have three, you have seven. >> there you have it. ask an anchor. still to come, we have big news for the fans of "nashville." but first this is "today" on nbc.
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still to come on "today," remembering muhammad ali. matt sits down with billy crystal as they look at an icon. and the yankees get off the field and into the community. and head on to the "today" show facebook page. we will chat. we will get a live chat. >> i don't know how to do that. >> get ready. >> we will learn. that's all coming up. we are back right after this. ♪ there's nothing like trying something new. especially when it comes to snacking.
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good saturday morning. i am rosemary connors. it's a few minutes before 8:00. a little bit cool out there but it's going to warm up.
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michelle grossman has the details. >> it will warbm up quickly. right now we're in the 50s and 60s. 64 in philadelphia. 63 in coatesville. 57 in allentown. 65 in dover. 63 in atlantic city. we'll reach 90 later this afternoon. also watching the chance for a strong thunderstorm if not severe. anytime between 3:00-and-6:00. still warm on sunday. mostly sunny skies and windy too, winds gusting over 35 miles per hour. monday a nice day. sunny and 83 degrees. we lose the wind. tuesday and wednesday, temperatures in the low 80s. we heat up by next weekend. a ruling by a philadelphia judge could address what penn state football coach joe paterno knew and when in the sandusky case. the judge ordered records be made public within a months. the documents include details of settlements penn state paid to victims the jerry sandusky.
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the documents could shed light on whether a boy told paterno in the mid '70s that sandusky molested him. today some 150 first responders will be holding a disaster drill for an oil train derailment. the drill begins in a few minutes at the abrams rail yard along the schuylkill river in king of prussia. if you are out that way and you happen to see it going on, the drill is using full-scale equipment. it will only go on until noon. this is just practice. today the delaware special olympics summer games wrap up in newark. this is a look at the opening ceremony yesterday. athletes are competing in six sports including aquatics, softball and track and field. i am rosemary connors. now back to the "today" show.
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good morning. thank you for waking up with us this morning. breaking overnight. a popular singer killed. christina grimmie from season six of "the voice" was shot after signing autographs in orlando. her brother tackling gunman. out pour of support from the country as host carson daly tells us about the young singer. >> that much harder this morning. fighting back. donald trump sounding more like himself overnight after one of the worst weeks of the campaign trail. the republican trying to recover after a sliding poll numbers and gop unrest. and he's taking on elizabeth warren. one of hillary clinton's potential running mates.
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and a royal affair. the royal family coming together to celebrate her 90th birthday again. she turned 90 in april, but no reason not to continue the is celebration. today, saturday, june 11th, 2016. >> a live look there. ♪ puffing my chest ♪ ♪ i'm getting ready ♪ to face you >> on the "today" show. >> hello from kentucky! >> it's my 13th birthday. >> we're from idaho. >> on the "today" show. >> good morning. welcome back to "today" on this saturday morning. here is a live look at the queen and her beautiful lime green.
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she is celebrating her 90th birthday. she is surrounded by family. most important. >> that is a great shot. >> it has been a birthday week, but she is has a birthday month. >> look at her. >> when you are a preince, you can do that. >> look at kate. stunning. we will have more coming up. let's get to the top story. the former contestant on "the voice" has been gunned down after a concert in florida. christina grimmie was signing autographs when a man walked up and opened fire. he was tackled by the singer's brother, but turned the gun on himself. the 22-year-old singer was rushed to the hospital, but died. police have not said why the gunman attacked grimmie. to politics now. donald trump making a campaign swing through florida today. supporters are already lining up for his appearance this morning.
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the presumptive nominee is facing party backlash over the comments critical of the federal judge. he was in full attack mode during the virginia speech last night. blasting the swipes at him by senator elizabeth warren. meantime, hillary clinton met with warren yesterday prompting speculation over her choice for vice president. the solar impulse came in for a landing at jfk early this morning after taking a turnover new york harbor for nighttime views of lady liberty. the plane is on the history around the world flight. the next leg is crossing the atlantic. to below ground where a rescue was caught on tape. look at some subway samaritan who helped a man fallen on the track. he tumbled after. the video is seen online and it
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shows several people springing to his aid. the rescuers were helping scramble him to safety. wow. >> chills. the world is remembers muhammad ali this morning. just one day after an elaborate memorial and service that the greatest himself helped put together. >> it was a touching day of reflection for family and friends who looked back on his life and all that he did. >> ali! >> they came from far and wide. tens of thousands filling the streets of louisville, kentucky, to honor the life of muhammad ali. i sat down with one of ali's long time friends. football legend jim brown who stood by the champ when he refused to serve in the military. >> people were not used to a black famous athlete speaking out about those kind of political and social issues.
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>> your family is so proud of the legacy you left behind. >> inside, the funeral was a moving ceremony with eulogies from family and friends and his beloved wife lonnie. >> muhammad wants young people of every background as proof that adversity can make you stronger. >> president clinton. >> it is the choices that muhammad ali made that brought us all here today. >> and the man ali called his little brother. billy crystal. >> i'm so fast i can turn off the lights i can be in my bed before the room gets dark. >> he talked to matt after the service. >> i can feel him. as i looked at lonnie a few times. i had to avoid her gaze because i would have broken up. >> what you did so well is you brought him into the room. which is not easy. >> well, i labored, you know,
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should i do it? he would have wanted me to do it. he would have wanted me to sound like him. i wanted to bring the joy of the man, the friendship that i felt. everybody knows about his history, but they don't know him the way i was fortunate to know him. also, the feeling, matt, of gratitude that we lived in his time. that this epic human being with all of his heights and all of his lows and his frailities and failures sometimes, he was a champion of the human spirit. >> indeed he was. i spent time talking to assad ali. his youngest son. we talked about the week-long celebration it became. he said his dad was smiling from heaven. it was exactly how he wanted.
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>> for me, this is what you want a friend to do for you. as matt said, he brought him in the room. >> he asked those people to speak years ago at his funeral. we will take you overseas where it is another day of life for the queen. as tradition has it, she gets to celebrate again in the summer. minutes ago, the royal family turned out to be there with her. nbc's kelly cobiella is outside buckingham palace. kelly, top of the morning to you. >> reporter: quite a show in the queen's celebration. the planes flying over buckingham palace and the royal family looking on. the crowd cheered them on. cheered the queen. standing up there with four
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generations of the royal family. the queen with three heirs to the throne and princess named after her. charlotte elizabeth diana all on the palace balcony for the official birthday celebration. the queen turned 90 in april, but centuries, monarchs celebrated in june to take advantage of the good weather. ♪ >> reporter: like her first birthday party in april, marching bands and crowds. queen is the oldest serving monarch in history. 63 years on the throne and somehow still modern. >> is the queen considered hip? >> no. i don't think she is. i think she's considered delightfully uncool. >> reporter: this year, gracing a magazine cover and helping
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prince harry with a little invictus games trash talk. it is the queen who kept the family current joining twitter and facebook, her ideas. with the help of cheeky grandson prince george. >> he assured the popularity of the monarchy for decades to come. he is the future. the queen loves that. >> reporter: the royal family as popular as ever. guys, the connection is better. it is so much better, it's hot and this is what happens when you wear a bear-skinned hat in june. one soldier did not make it through the ceremony. we are told no harm done. just a fainting spell. back to you guys. celebrations continue through the weekend. >> i love it. >> i'm glad. >> i love the colorful display of british-ness. thank you, kelly. outside buckingham palace.
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>> that picture was frightening. the check of the forecast now with dylan outside on the plaza. >> i'm pretty sure everybody here is celebrating a birthday. we have a sweet 16. you are turning 16. how do you feel? >> exciting. >> where are you from? >> maryland. >> very cool. who is with you here? >> my best friend and my mom and her friend. >> girls trip to new york. happy birthday. to all the birthdays. let's look at what is going on across the country. we are going to see scattered showers and isolated storms. some have the potential of being severe. they are scattered today. winds gusting near 60 miles an hour. back to eastern montana, the best chance of seeing larger hail and maybe an isolated tornado. not an outbreak. still keep an eye on the sky. tomorrow, the focus on minnesota, including minneapolis where we could have hail up to 1 inch in diameter. near 60 miles per hour for the winds.
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it is hot for the plains and into the tennessee and ohio river valley, temperatures in the 90s. we will likely tie or break records. out west, temperatures thein good saturday morning i.' meteorologist michelle grossman. a hot one today. near 90 degrees. watching the potential for some strong if not severe storms later this afternoon mainly between 3:00 and 6:00. we're looking at a hot day. temperatures rising quickly. 90 degrees. another warm one on sunday. mostly sunny skies. winds gusting over 35 miles per hour. nice monday and tuesday. wednesday 84. next week. temperatures 82 on thursday and friday 82. have a great day. and that's your latest forecast. guys. >> thanks, dylan. still to come, social media erupting after seeing this new erupting after seeing this new shoe & in a world held back by compromise,
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we are back on a saturday morning. and it is time to trend. first up in light of our dylan and savannah's recent baby news, a new article on "today." >> sorry. >> a new article on has a lot of shares. possibly because people only want to compliment you specifically on whatnot to say. are you listening? what not to say to a pregnant woman. here are leading offenders. oh, you look very pregnant. really? just one baby? >> no one's saying that. >> here's my favorite. this is from a frenemy. i'm sure all that weight will come right off. finally, don't get an epidural.
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it doesn't hurt. >> congratulations. i will tell you, it is not all about love in that delivery room. i'm not saying you should get the epidural. anybody tells you it is just love? >> it hurts. and this next story turned the internet on fire is an understatement. under armour released steph curry's shoes. the chef sneakers. the kicks instantly became the butt of twitter jokes. according to people, they look similar to dad shoes. here are a handful of tweets. the shoes are essential for the number one dad look. we can credit mr. rogers. former speaker john boehner falling victim to the dad shoes. here is the thing. i don't have a problem with them. >> i like the shoes. >> i think they look like ladies
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shoes. i would wear them is what i'm saying. >> i don't think you're the market. that may be a bit of a problem. >> twitter killed the shoes. calling them the metamucil shoes. they looked like classic nike or new balance. this is a black taxi. >> this is what he was wearing during the games. he goes from this to this. naturally folks are upset. >> i think there's push back. you think of a steph curry shoe. it's a hot color. this is in time for father's day. >> we have a pair here. craig? >> it's not my size. >> finally some of the hardest concert tickets to get for beyonce. imagine one woman's surprise when her kids told her she would go. nicole told her mom she was on
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the way to the party, but they were on the way to the stadium in philly. here is how she reacted. >> who? >> beyonce. >> who? >> i know you. we're going to beyonce. the stadium's right here. >> that stadium here. >> she ain't there. oh, my goodness. >> she is. >> all right. so the tonys are tomorrow. fans are happy with the news. dylan. let's go to pop start. the tonys are this sunday. no surprise. the big winner is expected to be "hamilton." one comedian is getting in on the broadway craze doing the rendition of lin-manuel's act. got a lot farther by working a lot harder. then a hurricane came and
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devastated our drain. took a pencil to his temple. connected it to his brain. he wrote his first refrain. a testament to his brain. >> this is a hilarious take. moving on to ed sheeran. a pair of california song writers are suing for $20 million claiming "photograph" is a rip off of their song "amazing." listen. ♪ keep me ♪ inside the pocket ♪ of your ripped jeans ♪ hold me closer ♪ until our eyes meet ♪ you won't ever ♪ find me ♪ came out of nowhere ♪ like lightning >> i see it. here's the thing, the singer of
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amazing is now defending sheeran. tweeting this is not my lawsuit. i think sheeran is a genius and deserves all his success. >> he's all right with it. >> i guess the song writers are getting involved. and going country. let's talk about "nashville." news last month that it was canceled by abc. fans took to social media launching a save nashville campaign. i think craig, your wife is on that? >> huge fan of the show. >> it worked. it will return for 22 shows for the season on cmt. >> i was thinking the fellow who plays deacon on the show. he was talking about how optimistic the cast was about it being picked up and how heart
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broken they were when it was canceled by abc. >> you can still keep it. >> it can kill things, too. like these shoes. steph curry shoes. >> maybe it is not killing it. we're talking about it. >> first this is "today" on nbc.
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details. >> we're tracking the potential for strong storms if not severe storms later this afternoon. also really seeing the temperatures going up to 90 degrees later on. right now mainly the upper 50s and 60s. 67 in allentown. 67 in wilmington. we'll really see the temperatures responding by this afternoon. 90 degrees. watching the potential for strong storms between 3:00 and 6:00. sunday another warm day. very windy as well. 86. monday, low 80s. we lose the wind. tuesday and wednesday low 80s. low humidity. the heat returns next weekend. 90 next sunday. this morning singer christina grimmie of marlton, burlington county, is dead after being shot at a concert in orlando, florida. she was 22 years old. she was a contestant on nbc's "the voice" in 2014. police say she was signing
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autographs last night when an armed man walked up and opened fire. her brother ended up tackling of the gunman who then shot and killed himself. no one else was hurt. it's unknown what the motive is in this shooting. he is not charged with a crime but eagles wide receiver nelson agholor is facing sex assault allegations involving an exotic dancer. the woman has accused him of assaulting her thursday at cheerleader's gentleman's club in south philly. aguilar's lawyer insists that his client is not involved in any criminal conduct whatsoever. today drexel university holds its first university-wide commencement in more than a decade. the event is being held at citizens bank park. that's it for now. i'm rosemary connors. michelle and i will see you right back here at 9:00. have a good one.
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and we are back this saturday morning, june 11th, 20 2016. we are joined by a fantastic crowd on rockefeller plaza. >> this is a lively bunch. >> we have a valedictorian behind us. still to come in this half hour of "today," an amazing day for a group of new york city kids after a visit with the one and only yankees. we'll talk to best selling author james patterson. he is one of the talents behind the master class. this is a web site to take classes from pros. wait until you see the su


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