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good morning, america. breaking news. donald trump offers jeff sessions attorney general, and michael flynn, national securitied adviser. he is set to talk with mitt romney for secretary of state as we kick into high gear. blizzard warning. the first major snowstorm of the season. shutting down highways, sparking deadly pileups and delaying flights. creating a travel nightmare. less than a week before thanksgiving. now more cold and snow in the forecast. terrifying road rage. the chilling 911 call. the woman behind the wheel, she said she was attacked by a stranger. >> he's right behind me hitting me. >> did he hit your car? >> yes. >> her incredible escape from what she calls her 25 minutes of torment.
and amazing rescue. the family of four stranded for days when their van gets stuck surviving on halloween candy. but no cell phone to call for help. how they were finally found. good morning, america. happy friday. we're less than a week out from thanksgiving, and so all eyes on the weather and that first snowfall of the season for millions. >> yep. the snowfall in the middle of the country, seeing major weather whiplash. a 60-degree swing. some guys out golfing. that weather to this weather which makes you want to curl up under the sheets and ginger will have more on that. >> it could affect a lot of thanksgiving travel. but first that breaking news for our viewers in the west. officials condition firm that donald trump has offered jeff sessions attorney general, and michael flynn has accepted
national security adviser. that is a key position for a man with a long career in military intelligence, and he has courted controversy on the campaign trail. >> we have also learned that donald trump is set to meet with mitt romney this weekend. martha raddatz has the latest. she joins us. >> reporter: a very big morning in terms of the transition with those key appointments reported a justice, the cia and his national security adviser. the appointment of retired general, mike flynn, of course, one of the most important jobs in the administration, but he has been by trump's side since the beginning. two senior trump transition officials confirm that lieutenant general michael flynn has accepted the offer to be national security adviser. a controversial figure, flynn roused support at the republican national convention with the infamous lock her up chant against hillary clinton. >> lock her up.
that's right. [ chanting "lock her up" ] yeah, that's right, lock her up. >> reporter: and in his book "field of fight" flynn writes "i don't believe all cultures are morally equivalent." also telling abc that jeff sessions has been offered attorney general. >> i would be honored to be considered, and mr. trump will make those decisions. >> reporter: while trump praised sessions, phenomenal record on thursday, in '96, when he was nominated for a federal judgeship, he failed to get confirmed by the senate. he made racially tinged comments. one lawyer he worked with said the senator called him boy and told him to be careful what you say to white folks. sessions denied the allegation. away from cameras overnight, the
-- a west poichbt and harvard law graduate who supported marco rubio. trump also extending an olive branch to former governor mitt romney. transition sources telling abc news the two will meet this weekend, and that romney is under consideration for secretary of state. the meeting coming after months and months leaning from both sides. >> he is playing the members of the american public for suckers. he gets a free ride to the white house and all we get is a lousy hat. >> did you see a guy like this? he didn't like it when i said he choked like a dog. away from cameras overnight, the president-elect also having his first face-to-face meeting with a world leader, meeting with japanese prime minister abe, who told reporters after the meeting that trump is a leader who i can have great confidence in. both senator sessions and congressman pompeo will need to
be confirmed, but mike flynn as national security adviser will not. it can be overstated how important of a role he will play. i have known him for years through covering the pentagon, and he is known as a brilliant intelligence officer, but in this job, he will be advising a president trump on all aspects of foreign and military issues. robin? >> all right, martha. thank you. let's get more on this from our matthew dowd and john cohen. national security official in republican and democratic administrations. let me begin with you as well. as martha pointed out, the general had great successes in iraq and afghanistan, forced to leave the job as defense intelligence agency head early, and caused course >> yeah, good morning, george. yes. general flynn is smart, he's intelligent. he's experienced.
his military and intelligence experience will serve him well in the role of national security adviser, but he's very intense, and he's very forceful, particularly when he's advocating his ideas and he has been known to be somewhat dismissive of the ideas of others. he will have to be very open, very measured in this new role if he's going to be an effective national security adviser to the new president. >> yeah. the job of national security adviser generally seemed to be an honest broker among the various cabinets. let me go to you, matthew dowd. mitt romney, interesting he'll come in for a meeting with donald trump to talk about the possibility of secretary of state. whether that turns out to be true or not, even talking about it, a political boon for president-elect trump. >> yeah. and i'm not surprised thad mitt romney would sit down with donald trump. i think if hillary clinton had won their election that mitt romney would have sat down with hillary clinton if asked. he cares for the country, he loves the country, has to unite. i would be surprised if mitt romney gets an appointment or even takes an appointment, but having a meeting is good. if other thing in related to general flynn, this is a guy unfiltered and very much in the mold of donald trump, shoot from the hip. i'm reminded of donald trump's
appointment so far with steve bannon and general flynn of the kenny chesney song, "better as a memory," all my friends are pirates, that's just who i am. he seems to be assembling a pirate brigade. >> another friend of his, senator jeff sessions. we talked about those allegations of racism that caused him a judgeship 20 years ago and served in the senate 20 years since then. how serious will those be in his confirmations? >> well, the senate gives great deference to the appointments of the president. it's his privilege to make the cabinet the way he wants it. in a split senate this could be problematic for president-elect trump in this appointment in this. sit a question the country is very concerned about diversity, and how the appeals are made and what happened in the campaign, and again, senator sessions could have a real problem getting aprofessionge getting aprofessional ge getting approval by the senate. >> and, john, you served in national security positions during transitions as well and
we're seeing something of a break of protocol with donald trump. he met with the japanese prime minister yesterday and had dozens of phone calls but not going through the normal process of the state department. >> that's true, and it was somewhat unusual and we've seen many unusual things during the course of this campaign in the early stages of this transition. but this is a very important thing to remember, this administration will be taking charge of the government at a time when we are facing significant threats abroad and significant threats at home. they'll be need to be ready day one to handle a crisis. the minute that oath of office has been administered, they own any crisis that impacts the united states. >> john cohen and matthew dowd, thanks very much. much more on the transition this sunday on "this week." michael. >> thank you, george. now let's turn to phillip mena who drew the short straw in the middle of the first snow of the season in sioux falls, south dakota. good morning, phillip. >> reporter: michael, good morning. yeah. that first major snowstorm of the season has arrived here in sioux falls, giant stockpiles of this rock salt about the size of a three-story building at the ready. about 500 tons of this stuff
will be used today to help keep those roads safe. winter is finally here. up to a foot of snow falling in wyoming and colorado. much of it touching down at rush hour. the slick roads and poor visibility leading to dangerous driving conditions. at least two people died in accidents on i-70 near denver. the freeway shut down in both directions. this 15-car pileup caused by a mix of snow and sleet. massive delays at denver international airport. >> we were delayed until 4:00 and then they canceled it and said we'll have to wait till the morning. >> reporter: in wyoming, dozens of accidents as drivers fought to stay on the road on interstate 80. the snow started falling here about an hour ago and it is not letting up. up to ten inches could fall today as this storm heads east. michael. >> all right, thank you, phillip. stay warm and be safe.
ginger, you have more on where the snow is cold is heading next. it's blasting east. you can see this picture out of sturges, south dakota. roads look like this for so many folks and a lot of people hit the road today and air travel for thanksgiving because they have next week off. so this is a big deal with this storm blowing through. brifrd warnings now for parts of western minneapolis. driving along 94 to fargo. that will be travel not advised. just don't do it. give it 24 hours if you can, aberdeen, and snowfall, not just a couple inches. some will get 6 to 12 inches of snow in northern minnesota but even in minneapolis you get the wind gusting to 30, 40 miles per hour, and that's why just west of them, you have that blizzard warning. just a real quick look at the cold because the chill so no joke. feels like 5 in den very. remember we were talking 80? >> out there golfing and all that. okay. whoo. what a difference. >> distant memory. >> thank you so much. now to an alarming confrontation with an arizona police officer caught on camera. the officer seen scuffling with
a woman and then punching her. he now says there is more to the story. our senior justice correspondent, pierre thomas, has more. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, robin. today an arizona patrolman has been placed on administrative leave after yet another controversial police encounter, as you said, caught on tape. the video is jarring. an officer punching a woman in the face during an eviction. >> hey, you can't hit a girl like that. >> reporter: look again in slow motion. a direct blow to the face. >> punched in the face two times, i was choked. it was just a brutal attack. >> reporter: but the flagstaff police officer, jeff bonar, who apparently has no history of excessive force, claims this is woman, 30-year-old marisa morris resisted arrest kicking and kneeing him in the groin before he hit her. something she denies. the case now under investigation. >> we became aware of this incident primarily through social media. we immediately became concerned. >> reporter: overnight authorities releasing clips from the officer's body camera showing the moments following the tense exchange.
but not the entire encounter. >> stop. >> reporter: police now looking into why the officer did not turn his camera on when the exchange started to get heated. >> i didn't do anything. >> reporter: the case symbolic of the overwhelming prevalence of surveillance cameras and smartphones placing police under even more scrutiny. it's become reflex to pull out their phones and record interactions with police. like we saw here in alabama last november when college students reach for their cameras in unison and later recorded police beating them. back in the arizona case you can hear the bystander recording the video, comforting the woman. >> i got it on camera. >> reporter: it's a complicated case. a classic he said/she said and now police under the microscope must make a judgment call as to whether the officer broke the law. robin. >> hope they get to the bottom of it. all right, pierre, thank you. let's turn to dr. besser and there's a huge mumps outbreak on some college campuses. thousands of cases across the country this year and dr.
besser, mumps seems like a childhood illness. >> right. >> there is a vaccine for it. >> that's right. >> why so many outbreaks? why on college campuses? >> this is a big increase, but the vaccine doesn't protect 100% of people. if you get two doses, which is what you should get, that's going to protect about 88% of people. if you only get one dose of the vaccine, that will protect about 78% of people. so that means on college campuses a lot of people who are still at risk of the mumps and college campuses are disease incubators. i have two kids in college. one had mumps, the other one is always sick. they're living in crowded quarters and sharing secretions and water bottles. it's a place where diseases tend to spread. >> what are the symptoms of mumps? >> so the telltale sign is that swelling of the jecheeks, loss the jaw line, because your salivary glands are inflamed. fever, body aches, all those viral symptoms and most recover fine, though there are some who
will get some swelling of the brain, rarely you can get swelling of the testicles. if you're pregnant it can affect the baby so you want to do what you can to prevent the disease and get two doses of the vaccine and if you're sick stay away from people for at least five days. >> vaccines, five days. >> and try not to share this stuff. you know, campus, there is a lot of the sharing and kissing. there's risk. >> a lot of the kissing. >> might not stop the kissing. >> i know. i talk to my kids. there's no way. it's not going to happen. >> you know what? you'll be answering everybody's questions on twitter. have any questions just ask dr. besser. he'll have the answer for you. >> what are you going to do? >> throw your kids under the bus. >> okay. it's on you now. thanks for that transition. good morning, guys. just hours before president obama arrives in peru the secret service has released pictures of its biggest counterfeit cash bust ever. look at that. $30 million in fake bills linked to a criminal organization in peru along with printing presses. 48 people arrested. peru, by the way, is the top producer of fake american currency.
nearly 200 square miles have now burned as those wildfires rage across the south. parts of georgia haven't seen rain in two months. air quality is so bad there, children are being kept inside during school recess and people with asthma are now being told to close their windows. a dramatic call for help in maryland as a woman was mauled by a bear. she was walking down her daughter's driveway when she was attacked. the bear was apparently protecting its cub. the woman survived by playing dead, but you have to hear this 911 call. >> please come now send someone now. he's broken my arms and my legs. i can't move. and i'm bleeding. and i'm going to die. please hurry. oh, my god, here he comes. please, dear god, no, please dear god, no, hurry, sir. >> ah, she suffered a broken arm. she needed 70 stitches, but she is recovering thankfully.
in business news volkswagen is cutting 30,000 jobs as it tries to recover from that emissions cheating scandal. the company is paying $15 billion to settle claims in the united states. and finally, if you want to play hooky from work and call in sick, we have the results of an important survey for you. a research firm found the best time to call in sick is 6:38 a.m. on a tuesday. that's when your claim of illness will be found most credible. not on a monday or a friday because that's too close to the weekend. the best excuse you ask, stomach problems. nobody wants those details. and apparently november and december are the most common months to call in sick so just be careful. >> you just ruined that for everybody. >> i know, really. should have told us that off camera. >> 6:38 is a little late for us. >> it would like 3:38 for us. >> okay, thank you, amy. we move on to that family of four in washington state found safe and sound after they went missing for days. it all began when their car got stuck and abc's neal karlinsky has the details on how they survived.
>> reporter: 48 terrifying hours huddled together inside the family van on this remote washington state logging road came to an end with this 911 call. >> i found the people in the woods, the mcalisters. they're from grays harbor. they've been gone a few days and have two babies. >> reporter: jason and melissa mcalister along with their 2-year-old and 8-month-old daughters vanished on tuesday. this morning, jason says the family van got stuck in mud while trying to go around the fallen tree on a scenic drive, stranding them. >> got dark on us and so we spent a night on the side of the road after i made a shelter. >> reporter: he says they survived on a diet of leftover halloween candy and rainwater. they had no cell phone and turned the van's engine on and off in shifts to keep warm, but preserve their gas. thursday morning, they heard on the radio that people were out searching for them so jason says they left a bread crumb trail of white pieces of paper behind
seen right there as they hiked off looking for help. they ran into a local hunter who called 911. >> yeah. search and rescue has been looking for you guys for a few days. >> and you said they're dehydrated? >> yeah. a little bit. but they look pretty good really. >> reporter: this morning, the family of four is waking up at home healthy and thankful. >> everybody is good. god is great. and happy to be alive. >> reporter: for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. >> a lot of gratitude there. >> rightfully so. ginger, you have more on this thanksgiving travel. >> we're about to do our own temperature tumble. as we look at this, look at new york city, 60s today, snow blowing through just north of the city as we go in. the temperatures are going to go right with it. let's get to the weekend getaway brought to you by macy's.
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welcome back to "gma." you are looking at trump tower we have that breaking news for our viewers in the west. it's about donald trump's white house team. we have learned that senator jeff sessions has been offered attorney general, and michael flynn offered national security a adviser position, and mitt romney set to meet with him for possible secretary of state. and snow warnings. millions see their first snowstorm of the season. shutting down highways, sparking deadly pileups. more snow in the forecast. that's right. less than a week before thanksgiving. you guys are going to make me do this? >> ah. want me to read this? and the carolina panthers beat the new orleans saints taking it 23-20 in a tough battle. that was cruel. >> so close. >> i know but how about cam newton -- >> may be in the shoes though. cam newton's shoes. check these out.
zebra stripes with fox tail on the back. he usually wears a fox tail in his postgame press conference. he transferred the shoes. between him and antonio brown and odell beckham jr., they do great things with their shoes and sometimes pay tribute to whatever the cause is, so shoes are now the new fashion thing for these guys. >> that's true. >> they're the new fashion things? >> i need some foxtails on my shoes. >> we'll move on. different kind of story. murder mystery here in manhattan. we're learning more about two men charged in connection with killing a 26-year-old on the upper east side, and abc's linzie janis is on the scene with the latest. good morning, linzie. >> reporter: good morning, george. police say they now know how joseph comunale was murdered and they believe they know who did it. the question they are still working on this morning is why. overnight, two men in court, charged in connection with the murder of 26-year-old joseph
comuna comunale, the connecticut man who vanished after a night of partying in new york city. >> this is more from a missing person's to a homicide investigation. >> reporter: james rackover with a long criminal history and 28-year-old lawrence dilione now facing charges of hindering prosecution and concealing a corpse. >> stabbed 15 times in the chest area, and there was also an effort to burn his body. >> reporter: police believe comunale's body was removed from a luxury manhattan high-rise where rackover lives in this blood-stained luggage cart. >> appears to be bleach on that as well. >> reporter: police say one of the suspects helping them to find the body believed to be comunale's in a shallow grave 55 miles away in new jersey. >> a disturbing crime scene. >> reporter: investigators say comunale met rackover, dilione and three women at a nightclub. the group going back to rackover's apartment in the early hours of sunday morning. >> the motive is undetermined right now, but it would be speculative for me to say it was
anything other that that. other than a dispute of course. >> reporter: rackover shares a name with prominent new york city jeweler, jeffrey rackover, whose clients reportedly include oprah and melania trump, but the two are not related. >> he actually let this young man change his name to his name. you can't adopt somebody over 18 but he let him change his name. >> reporter: friends say jeffrey had been helping the troubled florida man whose name used to be james beaudoin clean up his life. >> this is such a triple tragedy for the young man killed and for james whose life will never be the same and for jeffrey rackover, who thought that he had the son that he never had, and he just can't believe what has occurred. >> reporter: police say they are still trying to determine exactly what happened inside that apartment building. both men still face murder charges and neither are cooperating. george. >> okay, linzie, thanks. let's talk to dan abrams right now. and so the body pretty gruesome story, but body found on wednesday, but we have these arrests already.
it's moving pretty fast. >> it seems pretty clear they had a suspect already targeted. meaning that he was reported missing as of monday. i think they knew where he was. they knew who lived there. they found possible suspect. suspects then at least one of the suspects, leads them to the body. they then find the body, you know, 100 miles away from where this allegedly happened, and that's i think why this investigation is moving so quickly, but trying to assess exactly who was the most culpable one here. >> you have multiple suspects right now. some charges filed but they're going to try to turn one witness against the other perhaps? >> i think they may. i think they want to know who did the stabbing, right? i mean, the theory right now is that this was some sort of fight. some sort of incident that led to this stabbing. so the question is going to be with more than one person in custody, i think they're going to want to know who is the stabber and who was there who may have helped, who may have helped conceal the body, et cetera, and what authorities may want to do in a case like this is they may want to try to cut a
deal with the less culpable person. and say, all right. we'll still charge you. you'll still serve some time but we'll be able to get you out a lot earlier if you're willing to help us and testify against the other person because that person could be a critical eyewitness. we don't know that to be the case right now, but in these kinds of cases, that tends to be what happens. >> okay, dan abrams, thanks very much. >> so much going on there. now to more on former fox news leader, roger ailes. he was pushed out of his job as you know after being accused of sexual harassment by some of the network's top anchors, but not all of those accusing him were in such high-profile positions. abc's elizabeth vargas is here with one woman's story of what she claims happened. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, robin. laurie luhn worked for roger ailes for more than two decades. rising to director of booking at fox news. she says for much of that 20 years, she was sexually harassed, and intimidated by ails and succumbed to his demands for sexual favors.
luhn's story first exploded onto the pages of "new york" magazine but now sharing even more of it exclusively with us. tell me first of all why you decided to speak out. >> elizabeth, i think that i went through such hell for so many years, i finally felt safe when i saw that other women were speaking up. >> reporter: for decades laurie luhn was one of roger ailes' closest associates. they met when she was 28 years old. working on george h.w. bush's first presidential campaign. ailes already a powerful media consultant. >> i wanted to meet him. i wanted to work for him. i was so excited. i introduced myself to him on the elevator. >> reporter: laurie says ailes invited her for an interview with his firm. >> i think he wanted to gauge what kind of person i was. if i was insecure, if i was looking for a daddy figure. >> he was sussing out your vulnerabilities? >> absolutely and i was real insecure. >> reporter: ailes offered her
work doing research, but according to luhn, it became clear what he wanted when he asked her to meet him at his hotel room one night. >> he came to town periodically and expect me to do whatever he told me to do. >> like what? what would he tell to you do? >> he said that i needed training. >> you needed training? >> reporter: laurie says ailes told her to strip down to her lingerie and dance for him. >> he would have me get down on my knees and tell me, you're going to do whatever i tell to you do at any time. do you understand that? >> reporter: she says ailes then instructed her to perform a sex act on him. >> i didn't question it and that's the big -- that was his big thing. don't ever question anything i ask you to do. >> reporter: according to laurie, that is one night was no abo aberrant incident. it continued off and on for more than 20 years. laurie too afraid to tell anyone. you know people hearing this
will say, why on earth would you go along with this? >> it's not like i was able to go and consult or cry on the shoulder of some friend. i was completely isolated. i was isolated in the workplace. >> what did you think would happen to you if you complained or tried to refuse? >> have you ever seen roger ailes when he's unhappy? it's not a good sight to see. it's pretty scary. >> reporter: toward the end of laurie luhn's tenure at fox news, she filed a complaint against roger ailes, alleging sexual harassment. fox news paid her more than $3 million. roger ailes is releasing his statement to us saying, "ms. luhn is someone i once regarded as a friend and a person who i helped for many years. the stories she is telling are fabrications built on half-truths and outright lies and i can only assume are opportunistically intended to thrust her back into the limelight at my expense." we will have much more on laurie's shocking story on "20/20" including details of the nervous breakdown she says she
eventually suffered as her relationship with ailes unraveled. >> oh, my gosh. it's going to be quite an hour. all right. good to see you, elizabeth. thank you. you can see elizabeth's interview tonight on "20/20," part of her special report on sexual harassment at 10:00 p.m. eastern on abc. michael. >> all right, thank you, robin. coming up on our big board, a thanksgiving travel alert. airlines are expect a record number of fliers. what you need to know before you head to the airport. and a big change is coming to mcdonald's. we'll tell you all bit when we come back in two minutes with our big board. ard.
last chance to get your coupon, spend $75 in store, and get a $10 gift card. toys"r"us ...awwwesome! it's time for the big board. we'll dig into more on today's top stories starting with this thanksgiving travel. airlines expect above average number of travelers and david kerley is at reagan national airport with more on how the tsa is getting ready for the crush. you spoke to the head of the tsa. >> reporter: i did yesterday, george. he says he's ready, but remember
those long, long lines we had in the spring? two and three-hour waits. a lot changed since then according to the tsa administrator. they have hired an additional 1,400 officers like the ones you see behind me, and they have converted another 2,000 to full-time. so he says he's now at the staffing where he says he can handle the lines. but as you mentioned a ill bit earlier, they are expecting a record 22 million folks to come through checkpoints like this between now and the monday after thanksgiving. >> well, that's a lot of people. david, they were able to get through the summer with help and money from congress. but after this year, what happens? >> reporter: yeah. that's really where they are able to do some of this hiring and whatnot, and the airlines had been ponying up with a lot of money, too. so it's been a lot of fingers in the dike to keep everything running like it is now without long lines so the big question is what does happen? the airlines say they'll stop spending the money next year. congress, what will they do? the administrator told me
yesterday they are talking about it, but next year comes pretty quickly, guys. >> you got news out of o'hare, second busiest airport in the country and workers there voted to strike. what kind of impact did that have? >> reporter: yeah. this is needless to say, leverage for the union right before one of the busiest travel days, so these are airline workers who clean the cabins and do other things at the airport threatening to strike over the holiday weekend. the airlines say if that happens, they'll just bring in additional people. they don't expect a major impact on chicago, but you know this is a hub and spoke, and if things get slowed down here, it can affect the entire system. >> thank you. now to big news from mcdonald's. the fast food giant announcing they're expanding table service to all of its u.s. restaurants, so standing in line for your big mac at at the golden arches could soon be a thing of the past. and nick watt is at a mcdonald's in california right now, and good morning, nick. nick, why the big change for mcdonald's? >> reporter: michael, burger joints are going fancy pants. you got guacamole all over the
menu, artisanal buns and order on your smartphone app and mcdonald's, the big daddy, granddaddy doesn't want to get left behind, so they have made these changes in 500 restaurants so far. you no longer have to stand in line to pay and wait for your food. right now, we have it in southern california, new york, florida. coming soon to i believe san francisco, chicago, d.c. and if it work, if we light, to all 14,000 mcdonald's across the country. >> how will it work? you don't order from your table, do you? >> reporter: no, you order from this. a $60,000 kiosk, egg mcmuffin, thank you very much. make it a meal, pay here and you take this little blue tooth little kind of zapper thing with you to your table so they know when you are sitting and your food is delivered to you. they've been doing it already in australia and europe and apparently customer satisfaction is up and also, ah -- >> that's the quickest delivery ever. >> thank you very much.
i'm good. thank you very much. you see, this is part of the service. they will bring you ketchup, and apparently in europe and australia, they're loving it. also people are spending more money because when you can customize your own sandwich you get a bit carried away. >> what's the tipping policy? >> i believe we ordered food for you as well. maybe even for david kerley. >> really? >> david too? >> well, yeah. >> all right. >> thank you. >> you know what, thank you both. you guys enjoy your breakfast. thanks to everybody and mcdonald's for taking care of breakfast this morning. george and i are going to love this. coming up in two minutes this incredible story of this young woman and how she escaped that terrifying road rage. plus, we're going to gear up for black friday. how do you gear up for it? we'll tell you how to tell a deal from a dud. that's coming up on "gma."
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a woman in arizona says another driver chased her for miles, slamming his car into hers while she begged a 911 operator for help. abc's kayna whitworth has more. >> a guy's hitting into the back of me trying to kill me on the road. he is flicking me off. >> reporter: this morning an arizona woman says out of nowhere, she was the victim of violent road rage. >> oh, my god. he's in the middle of the street. >> reporter: fatima tsouli says she was driving in scottsdale when she said this man, jowen noel moses, who she had never seen before, aggressively slammed into the back of her car and started following her. >> he's right behind me hitting me. >> did he hit your car? >> yes. twice. >> reporter: tsouli says he hit her car seven times. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: the 911 operator tries to keep her calm for eight minutes on the phone, while at the same time, trying to get her help. >> ma'am, i need you to take a deep breath and calm down so we can help you. >> reporter: tsouli pleading to other drivers for assistance, some calling 911 themselves.
>> there is a black sedan that crossed over the line and is driving completely erratically speeding, passing people and almost hit a head-on collision with a car that it forced off the road. >> reporter: police finally catch up with the suspect, but he takes off. eventually crashing into another patrol car. this morning, the 25-year-old is facing multiple charges including driving under the influence, reckless driving and aggravated assault. he has not yet entered a plea. tsouli says she feels lucky to be alive. >> it was 25 minutes of pure torment. i could have died. i could have lost my life. >> reporter: for "good morning america," kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. >> when you hear something like that. >> wow. >> think the other drivers were doing all they could to help. >> yeah. coming up in our next hour, those black friday bargains. we're just a week away, but are those savings really deals or are they duds? michael, you'll go one-on-one?
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good morning, it is 7:56, i'm reggie aqui from abc 7 mornings. meteorologist mike nicco has a look at your day and weekend. hi, mike. >> hi, everybody. we're off to a sunny start. chilly this morning. 30s and 40s, ending up in the mid to upper 60s and less than 20 hours for a good moderate to heavy soaking and periods of light rain for sunday. alexis. >> a new crash in the richmond area and to westbound 80 before san pablo road and the middle lanes are blocked and this just happened. we have emergency crews on the way to the scene. if could you avoid that, i would do so. >> thanks for the heads up. not every deal is worth your
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. we have a blizzard warning in the midwest less than a week till thanksgiving and the first major snowstorm of the season is shutting down highways delaying flights and now the cold blast is barreling towards the northeast. ♪ deals or duds? are those black friday bargains really saving you big bucks? we're breaking down the secrets of the so-called savings. ♪ spoiler alert. who got away with murder? it's finally revealed who is under the sheet on prime time's hottest show. now the actor here live first on "gma." ♪ all that and it's mickey's birthday. and they're here to say -- >> all: good morning, america.
good morning, america. happy friday, everyone. happy birthday, mickey. a big party coming up. we have the ultimate feel-good friday story. like that's not enough. the students who stepped up in a huge way to welcome back their teacher who is facing breast cancer. this was a total surprise. the song they sang and they'll join us later. >> woor so lucky. we're going to have her join us live. we can't wait to talk to her. >> you know, we're also continuing to celebrate our mission pawsible. we got so many great success stories. we're up to like, what, over 3,600 dog adoptions but sometimes older dogs get forgotten. the statistics are pretty incredible. a little upsetting. we want the change that today, so we're going to tell you a story that coming up. >> looking forward to that. breaking news there trump tower. president-elect trump has chosen his national security adviser. retired general, michael flynn
has accepted the offer. he left the military two years ago, and criticized obama's policies. over the summer at the republican convention, he led the lock her up chant against hillary clinton. president-elect trump met -- will meet this weekend with mitt romney. they have been harshly critical of one another. during the campaign, he called trump a fraud, and trump called romney is a loser. he is considering romney for secretary of state, and he is, quote, completely open to naming former rivals to his cabinet. sessions has been offered the position of attorney general, and no word on that yet. pompeo initially supported marco rubio's presidential campaign, and he is also in
well, president-elect trump is taking credit for a decision by ford to keep producing its lincoln suv in kentucky instead of moving production to mexico. con twitter trump wrote i worked hard with bill ford to keep the lincoln plant in kentucky. i owed it to the great state of kentucky for their confidence in me. ford promised to keep the plant open even if they decided to move suv production. a blizzard warning in effect in the plains as millions face the first significant snowfall of the year. up to a foot has already fallen in wyoming and colorado. the storm is blamed for at least two deaths on a highway and a 20-vehicle pileup that closed interstate 70 in colorado. meanwhile, in the south, no relief for the crews fighting dozens of wildfires there. 190 square miles have burned in the drought conditions and some fires could burn until spring. the smoke casting a haze over parts of tennessee, north carolina and georgia, forcing people with breathing problems to stay indoors. and history was made in space travel overnight. american astronaut, peggy whitson took off to the
international space station, along with russian and french astronauts. at age 56 whitson is now the oldest woman to travel in space. and finally, definitive scientific proof of something that already knew and so do lots of other women. guess what? women can multitask better than men. researchers using brain scans found that women can easily do more than one thing at a time like just, for example, answering the phone while checking e-mail while holding the baby, but the tests show that men who face those same tasks, needed to mobilize extra brain power and energy while we just had those powers naturally. yes. >> like superheroes. >> exactly. we're sheroes. >> i'm not even trying to get in trouble. >> i'll represent. that's right. >> yes, dear. >> a good way to start the weekend. yes, dear. >> thank you, amy. how about a little presid t presidepresiden "pop news"? >> hi, robin. happy friday, tgif and it is a moment in american pop culture
that will always be remembered. marilyn monroe singing to jfk as he celebrated his 45th birthday. remember that curve-hugging dress she wore? it's making headlines. the stunning gown which was so tight it had to be sewn on to her body put on the auction block. >> legend says. >> it went for $4.8 million. >> oh, come on. happened at julian's auction in los angeles. the lucky buyer ripley's believe it or not, believe it or not, so you can all enjoy it. the dress has 2,500 hand-sewn crystals, a presale estimate of $3 million. the final sale price makes it the most expensive dress ever sold at auction surpassing another marilyn iconic dress, that white number -- >> that blew up. >> in "the seven-year itch" that went for $4.6 million in 2011. >> $9.4 million between two dresses. ripley's dit but like you said everybody gets a chance to enjoy it. also in "pop news" this morning, an amazing art discovery. this painting that you're about to see by frida kahlo only
partially completed, whose whereabouts has been unknown for decades, has finally resurfaced, about to hit the auction block, expected to fetch up to an estimated $2 million. i guarantee you it goes over that. it was discovered in the private california collection of a woman who worked for kahlo in the '50s and was believed to be a gift from the artist's husband as a thank you. the woman now in her 90s took it to california where it hung unnoticed for 60 years. the discovery so staggering because the mexican government has been protecting her paintings forbidding their export. but this one, clearly slipping through the cracks, this one called "nina con collar," "the girl with the painted by her when she was 22. it's said that khalo probably kept it until her death. all that making it more desirable. >> priceless.
>> i'm excited to see where that trades and then he's back. my man, john mayer releasing his first single in two years. this one is called "love on the weekend." i believe it was written for u. john and i, the first line of his song has us saying tgif. listen up. ♪ it's a friday ♪ we finally made it ♪ i can't believe i get to see your face ♪ >> i can't believe i get to see your face too, john. thank you. the singer unveiling the song during a facebook live yesterday. it's a great song, check it out. also saying that with the 2017 release of his album, "the search for everything," he has more music coming. >> yes. >> than he's ever put out in one year. mayer calls the upcoming record a mix tape if you will, of everything that inspires him and all the styles that he has made before, and that sounds pretty darn good to us. tgif. >> anything else you want to say to john? >> hello, john. how are you doing? no, i'm good. i'm good. >> we're good. thank you, lara. coming up before you jump into that black friday rush, are the bargains worth it?
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we are back now with that black friday rush. it is a famous time of the year for great bargains but are some of those deals really just duds? becky worley has the answer for us. >> reporter: black friday, tv ads and deal sites tout the best prices of the year, but gadget review site the wirecutter says hold on. deals on quality products aren't as plentiful as you'd think. >> we found that somewhere under 1% of the deals were actually worthwhile. >> reporter: they say the top rated items aren't as likely to be discounted. they also point to price inflation that can take place around the holidays to make discounts look bigger. take this dyson vacuum.
its black friday price $299 but if you look back it was being sold for $80 less last august. tvs, though, are a different story. >> in terms of products that give people some of the greatest discounts on black friday, and someone's always looking out for, it's tvs. you can get good discounts on great tvs and great discounts on good tvs. >> reporter: also apple products. they rarely go on sale but can be discounted on black friday by 10% to 15%. so how do you weed out the good deals from the bad? first, research. read reviews in advance. then use a deal aggregator site like bfads.net and let you search ads by time to find you the lowest price. and use this site. camelcamelcamel.com, crazy name to track price over time. if you find a lower price in the past hold on. odds on it'll go back down in price sometime after black friday. one last point.
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good morning, i'm meteorologist mike nicco from abc 7 mornings. here is a look at accuweather highlights. mild and sunny and breezy and first wave of rain overnight and heaviest rain this weekend. more rain on sunday and a chance on wednesday. a look at today's temperatures. mainly in the mid to upper 60s and low 60s at the coast. tonight is milder. temperatures in the low to upper 50s. but look at the yellow and orange overr all right. now to screen legend, robert wagner. 'written a new book about the golden age of hollywood called "i loved her in the movies." we sat down and talked about his six decades working with so many famous leading ladies including stefanie powers, one of my favorites shows, "hart to hart." welcome, my friend? thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> 60 years in the business which is amazing to me but i want to take you back, 1980s, stefanie powers, one of my
favorite shows "hart to hart." [ cheers and applause ] so, did you have any idea that show would be such a hit? >> the chemistry worked with stefanie and myself and the audiences picked up on it, and it was a great time for us. we all had a wonderful time. >> i thought you two were really married. i was all over the show but in this book, "i loved her in the movies," this is i guess a love letter to all the women that you worked with. all these beautiful talented actresses you had a chance to work with, you did a screen test with marilyn monroe, but not only did you do a screen test. is it true -- but outside of the screen test, is it true that you bought a cadillac from her? >> yes, i bought her car. sensational car. but, you know, marilyn, i mean we were all kids together. but she was a terrific lady. i mean, she was wonderful and lots of fun. joyous person, had a great sense of humor and i liked her a lot.
she was terrific. and i liked the car. >> that was a good car. what was the color? >> black leather, black seats, yeah. it worked. >> very fortunate to meet all the women you talk about in this book and one -- everything was not always great. there was a tough period for you when your wife, natalie wood, drowned in a boating accident and this is what you say. you say when natalie died i thought my life was over. how was it to deal with that to this day? >> well, it's always with you, michael. you know, it's always -- it was a tremendous loss for all of us. we have her memories and that's the most important. >> where did the idea of this book come from? >> it really is a tribute to all of these wonderful women and they all gave us so much over the years, and i was so fortunate to be able to work with many of them, and know a lot of them. >> do you think the women have
come a little bit further than they were at that point when it comes to equality in the business? >> i think a little bit -- i think a little bit. i think it's difficult, you know. it's a business that's run by mostly men and i think when you become successful and you become an object, you know put upon so much, it's hard to separate all of that. >> i want to play a little game with you. okay? play a little game with you. you starred with so many trailblazing, amazing women, so i'm going to throw out a name and give me the first word that comes to mind. [ laughter ] [ applause ] remember this is morning television. first thing that comes to mind. here we go. first name. elizabeth taylor. >> you looked in those eyes and i mean it takes a lot of concentration, you know, the keep going. you know what i'm saying? >> hell, yeah. [ applause ]
okay, sophia loren. >> you know, she's got that wonderful warmth about her. you just feel it. you know, have you ever met her? >> yes, i have. >> how did you do? [ applause ] good, huh? >> just like that i mumbled. and last but not least, audrey hepburn. >> i just adored her. everybody that met her just thought she was the best. and she was. she was a very, very special lady. >> i got to say thank you and not just thank you for being here but thank you for writing this book. >> you're welcome. [ applause ] >> looking for a great read this weekend "i loved her in the movies" is out now. all right, lara. >> thank you so much. michael, i'm here with a mystery guest, and the moment that you have all been waiting for. if you have not watched last night's episode of "how to get away with murder" yet, we have a
spoiler alert. i encourage you cover your ears, eyes, earmuffs, if you do not want to know who was under the sheet. take a look. >> can i help you? >> the d.a.'s office. can i take a look? >> no! no. why wes? he's here right now in times square. give it up for alfred enoch. [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. >> why did it have to be wes? >> you'll ask to ask the creator. it wasn't my choice. >> we finally found out who was under the sheet last night. when did you find out it was you? >> must have been about two months ago. i got a call from pete's assistant. pete is the show-runner, and she
said, can you come in and meet pete in his office? >> did your heart stop beating? >> i had this moment of really saying and thought, this is it. it's been fun. it's been great and he was very nice and he kind of broke the news to me and, yeah. >> it is a show where crazy things happen. people do die so did all of you sort of anticipating i could be next? >> i mean, i hope they're not. i hope everyone else -- the weight is lifted and now we're safe but i mean it's called "how to get away with murder." you never know. >> you never know. >> how long you'll last. >> has the experience been as remarkable for you as you guys all come on to "gma" a lot and it seems like such a family, in fact, let me read you this. i thought it was sweet. aja naomi king saying i have to call my parents now because i know they'll be devastated. it hurts us too. then she also posted a picture of you dwrguys together. talk to me about that camaraderie and maybe to say good-bye. >> i haven't. there's still the miss interest of what happens to wes in -- between -- >> the back story.
>> exactly, the kind of what happens between leaving the police station and him ending up dead. >> yes. >> so i'm still there and i'm still working with everyone so that's kind of nice but i mean that was the thing that hit me first of all. i mean we've been working together for three years and it's a real -- it's a family as you say and that -- i hadn't seen what aja had wrote but that's the really hard thing, the job has given me search in so many ways but working with those people day in and day out fantastically committed talented people and the cast and the crew, the writers, it's been a pleasure. >> and it has been a pleasure to watch you. you have been captivating on camera. i love the show. >> thank you. >> i'm glad to know we will have more of you for the rest of the season. >> yes. >> "how to get away with murder" comes back january 19th an alfred will be here. ed will be here. d alfred will be here.
good morning, i'm jessica cast raw from abc 7 mornings. kanye west fans are demanding refunds after they say he ranted about trump and only sang five songs. and let's get a check of traffic with alexis smith. >> that is par for the course at a west convert. things are improving on westbound 80 in richmond. and we had a motorcycle down before el portal drive and that did clear but a significant back-up that stretches for about four miles. all lanes are back open. >> that is a good update. alexis, tha
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natasha and me week days from ♪ ♪ [ applause ] come on, george. you can do it. >> you can do it. you can do it, george. >> try it. >> you know what, that george stephanopoulos, he always likes to make an entrance. that's our george. >> totally. >> happy friday, everybody. >> yes. [ applause ] >> yay! love fry-yay! >> ready to dive into the friday topic. >> yes. >> here's what i'm bringing to the table. when you were in school or when you study now, are you somebody who crammed or did you take a nap and just figure you knew it already? how did you do it? >> i was a napper. >> i was a napper. >> yeah. >> you were a napper? >> napper. >> napper? >> all night studier. >> well, did you study -- >> all-nighter?
>> yeah. >> never did an all-nighter. >> that's the only time she would study. she didn't study up until that point. >> i cannot confirm nor deny that. >> well, here's the thing, there's a study at duke-nus medical school in singapore and this study said you should sleep on it. instead of cramming, you should take a nap. they did a study with real students. >> where was that study when i was in college? >> but they did a study with real students and found that the students who took a nap compared to the students who crammed, the ones who took a nap did a little better. >> be ready to perform. >> exactly, and we heard that churchill was one to take a nap. >> he took a lot of naps. >> he did. >> einstein. >> and einstein as well. it worksed for them. >> the power of a little catnap is remarkable. we all know it. with this schedule, don't you feel -- if you can catch a 20-minute window, it changes your day. >> 20 or 40. i'm thinking like two hours. >> then i'm dead. that's too long. >> raise of hands, who is able to nap during the day? who are nappers here?
not -- how can you -- you kids, what are you napping for? >> hey, the study they did did not say you had to be an adult to get a nap. >> that's right, yeah. >> my man is like i'm just ahead of the curve. but that's it. everybody, take a nap. don't cram. >> thank you, michael. [ applause ] >> public service announcement. [ applause ] >> okay. it's friday, and we love these types of stories, especially on fridays. we call it our feel-good friday piece. there is a schoolteacher, third grade teacher in florida. she got a surprise of a lifetime when she returned to school. she was facing breast cancer and so she had to take a lot of time off from school and she came back and just see what was waiting for her when she came back to school. ♪ this is my fight song ♪ and i don't really care if nobody else but believes ♪ ♪ 'cause i've got a lot of fight left in me ♪ >> the entire school came out and jill bass, her name is jill
bass, and she is joining us live with her class there in florida right now. and good morning, everyone there. good morning. [ cheers and applause ] yeah. looking good, jill. you have your friend linda who coordinated everything, another third grade teacher there. >> yes. >> so, okay, jill, when you came back and you saw that, what was going through your mind and your heart when you saw that reception? >> oh, my goodness. robin, it was so overwhelming and obviously you don't expect anything like that. and i just was overcome with emotion and to see the entire student body out there all in pink, all of the staff members at rowlett, it was just overwhelming and then they started singing and it just put it over the top. i couldn't believe it. >> those beautiful little voices. linda, how did you do this? and, first of all, how did 900 students keep a
secret like that and how did you come up with this idea? >> well, it's incredible. when jill was first diagnosed, back in may, we were just in shock, i mean, she's a 35-year-old vibrant, beautiful woman, and we just couldn't believe it. and everyone, everyone wanted to do something, but, you know, you're helpless at that point. you know, you just don't know what you can do. so parents and staff and kids, we sent cards, teachers donated some of their sick days. >> that's beautiful. >> so that jill wouldn't have to worry about that. [ applause ] and we had meals sent to her family and -- but the kids, you know, they wanted to show their love and just all of our admiration for how strong she's been. >> well, she has certainly exhibited that, and how are things, jill? how are you doing? >> well, the good news is i'm cancer-free. >> yes.
>> i'm very excited. i'm very happy about that. [ applause ] happy to be back at work. >> you're back at work. >> happy to be back at work. this is where i want to be, yes. this is definitely where i want to be. >> yes. [ applause ] well, and you can tell that they want you there, so i don't know, i know it's kind of early there. but can we hear a little rendition? can we hear a little bit from the students? can we hear a little of the song? >> i think. you guys want to sing it one more time? >> hit it. ♪ this is my fight song take back my life song ♪ ♪ prove i'm all right song pie power's turned on ♪ ♪ starting right now i'll be strong ♪ ♪ i'll play my fight song and i don't really care if nobody else believes ♪ ♪ 'cause i've still got a lot of
fight left in me ♪ >> thank you. thank you. oh, man. i was looking at the little knee socks. black top. little knee socks. >> really getting into it. >> people that are going through their something, to have that kind of love and support means everything so it just gives us an example what we all can do to help one another. >> that was fun. >> thank you, robin. >> feel good friday. >> want to feel good again? >> oh, yes. >> we all love dogs. didn't you see the difference it made in all of our moods yesterday? we had those dogs on so we want to give you our statistics. we like to do this regularly now. it's comes to mean so much to to us, this mission that we're on to get dogs adopted and call it mission pawsible because we love a pun but we are serious about it and want to reveal to you now our new number. very, very proud of this. our forever homes are now adding up to, drum roll, please. [ drum roll ] 3,702 dogs. [ applause ] those are some of the pictures there. but you know, there's one group of dogs that it's not quite as
easy to find homes for. and those are the senior dogs, dogs that hit 3 years old. all of a sudden their chances of finding a home go down dramatically, and we want to try to change that perception and change your mind on that. take a look. ♪ these three are part of my family. everybody, meet cocoa, age, 5 or 6. harry, 12, maybe 13 and dandy, timeless. all rescued when they were full grown. no puppies for me. i actually like the idea of giving a second chance to adult dogs who wouldn't need all the training a puppy requires. you want to go for a walk? give me a hug. my new friend and fellow dog lover erin stanton couldn't agree more. not only does she own two senior rescues, moby and simon, but she's also become a champion advocate for older dog adoption.
>> the staggering statistic is when dogs hit 3 years old, their adoption chances really plummet. >> they only get better with age. they're like fine wine. it was her 17-year-old rescue susie that inspired her to create susie's senior dogs, a nonprofit and social media sensation with more than 500,000 followers. there she posts profiles of ell elderly dogs in need of loving homes. >> are you ready? >> reporter: christie, who spotted 10-year-old borquet on her instagram but was initially skeptical. >> he had almost no hair and it was all wiry and he weighed seven pounds and now he weighs 13 pounds. >> reporter: once a new york city stray, this little guy now has a new leash on life. >> he has a total love for life. he loves to play. he loves to roughhouse. he's not geriatric. >> how does that feel to know that you have rescued 700 dogs? >> well, the easy part in my opinion is writing about them but the day that they go home, it's the adopters, it's 700
people who opened up their heart to a senior dog. >> reporter: erin has now compiled some of her favorite success stories in "susie's senior dogs" where she highlights human dog matches and advocates for elderly dog adoption. i think people are worried about medical. >> the thing, you know, that i always say, just like humans, not all old dogs have medical issues. >> other myth is that they're not going to bond to your family because they're already formed. i, in fact, think an older dog is more grateful. somehow innately they know. through it all both erin and i have the same message when looking to adopt, keep an open mind. [ cheers and applause ] keep an open mind. that's all we ask. we have two senior dogs here from the humane society of new york. they could really use some homes full time. they are wonderful, wonderful dogs. so much love to give. housebroken. they're done. they're ready. all they need is you and you can check the humane society of new york city and any of our participating shelters across the country on our website, goodmorningamerica.com. >> mitzi is very curious.
>> and i just want to say it's sort of like dating. have an open mind. don't judge a book by its cover. >> just like dating. >> it is. >> just like dating. >> it is. >> you never know. so and a dog like this little mitzi and like perry, they could live to 18 or 19 years old so don't think, oh, i don't want to get attached and then i'll be sad. they have many years of love to give, so i know i'm begging. i am begging so just please consider adult dogs. [ applause ] >> no shame. no shame in our game. coming up, the birthday bash we've all been waiting for. mickey mouse, big day. we've got it live. >> wow. imagine a world where the holidays were about people again.
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♪ ♪ we got to feeling this way huge dance party here in times square all to celebrate mickey mouse's birthday. we have a special surprise for him just minutes away. we also, though, have a programming note. we don't want you to forget to tune into abc sunday night at 8:00 p.m. eastern for the american music awards. jay pharoah is co-hosting. with supermodel gigi hadid, that's going to be great, and bruin mow mars is opening the show then monday morning good morning, i'm meteorologist mike nicco. no need for the umbrella today. we need the sunglasses. temperatures warmer in the mid-60s and breezy this afternoon. now midnight tonight through about 9:00 tomorrow, some
moderate and heavy ♪oderate and heavy >> wow. michael, this crowd, though, they are on fire. let's head up to you. >> all right. it is a celebration. mickey's birthday is kicking into high gear and a huge dance party all over times square from his first movie "steamboat willie" to "fantasia" and "sorcerer mickey," mickey has been making his way across the world to celebrate this milestone and we're about to give you a glimpse of his global tour in this exclusive premiere of his new video. let's take a look. >> both: happy birthday, mickey. >> happy birthday, mickey. ♪ ♪ it just keeps on getting better ♪ ♪ the music every move you make ♪
♪ you will remember ♪ and we won't let it change not a single thing ♪ >> come on. [ speaking a foreign language ] ♪ the whole world [ speaking a foreign language ] mickey. ♪ we got this sunshiny day ♪ let the music take you away ♪ we got a feeling this way ♪ the sunny day feel the whole world say ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> big celebration, everybody. now give it up for the birthday boy himself. it's the world's most famous mouse, mickey! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ we got this sunshiny day ♪ get up things are going my way ♪ ♪ i'm feeling this way >> whoa. happy birthday, mickey. happy birthday. amy and lara. now, we have some special friends here to help you celebrate. they're all from generation on and they are kids and teens who
make a difference in their communities, so thank you very much for helping us out. [ applause ] and, you know, we have a big surprise for you, mickey. we're so happy it's your birthday. come on, guys, bring it out. [ cheers and applause ] now, that's one heck of a cake. great job with the cake. now, everybody, we want to -- help me wish mickey mouse a happy birthday, okay. on the count of three, let's all say "happy birthday, mickey." one, two, three. >> all: happy birthday, mickey. [ cheers and applause ] >> whoo! >> your face. >> we got to say happy birthday to mickey and we got to say thanks to buddy valastro and
carlos' bakery for the cake and also the flash mob america for getting this party started and thank you, everybody, here for celebrating. you guys are good party people. and coming up, a feel great sing-along that will put a whole lot of love in your heart. we all need that, so stay right there and we'll be right back.
[ applause ] for nine years now our sponsor subaru donates a portion of their sales to charity during the holiday season. by the end of this year, they will have given nearly $90 million to great causes and they have a name for it. they call it the share the love event. >> a lot of love to share and as we head into the weekend, we want to share the love with you. we're joining up with the charitable group subaru supports for a sing-along to their theme
song "put a little love in your heart. we'll have the lyrics on your screen. grab your kid, grab whoever you're with and to lead us of we have the new york city children's chorus right here in our audience. take it away, kids. [ applause ] ♪ think of your fellow man lend him a helping hand ♪ ♪ put a little love in your heart ♪ ♪ you see it's getting late oh please don't hesitate put a little love in your heart ♪ ♪ and the world will be a better place and the world will be a better place ♪ ♪ for you and me you just wait and see ♪ ♪ another day goes by and still the children cry ♪ ♪ put a little love in your heart ♪
♪ if you want the world to know we won't let hatred grow ♪ ♪ put a little love in your heart ♪ ♪ and the world will be a better place and the world will be a better place ♪ ♪ for you and me you just wait and see ♪ ♪ wait and see ♪ take a good look around and if you're looking down ♪ ♪ put a little love in your heart ♪ ♪ i hope when you decide kindness will be your guide ♪ ♪ put a little love in your heart ♪ ♪ and the world and the world will be a better place ♪ ♪ and the world will be a better place ♪ ♪ for you and me
you just wait and see ♪ ♪ put a little love in your heart put a little love in your heart ♪ ♪ put a little love in your heart ♪ ♪ it's up to you put a little love in your heart in your heart ♪ ♪ put a little love in your heart your heart ♪ [ cheers and applause ] "gma" puts a little love in your heart sing-along is brought to you by subaru and the share
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good morning, i'm jessica castro from abc 7 mornings. we want to get straight over to alexis smith with the latest traffic alert. >> we have a couple of issues in morin county and just a moment ago all northbound traffic on the golden gate bridge was stopped and a crash with injuries. so all lanes blocked. we have at least one lane open, maybe all lanes are open at this point. second problem is on the southbound side of 101. could you see the long line of red through san rafael and that is just before lucky drive. mike. >> the threat of frost is over for about a week and a half. temperatures in the 40s and 50s but this time tomorrow the heaviest rain is changing over to showers. enjoy the sunshine and mid-60s today. it is going to be one of the warmer days moving forward. jessica. >> thank you. time now for "live with kelly." we'll be back at 11:00 for the
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