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good morning, america. breaking news, a deadly plane crash. at least 75 people killed after a flight carrying this soccer team plummets to the ground. at least five people make it out alive. emergency responders searching for more survivors right now. state of emergency, mass evacuations as dozens of wildfi southeast. >> if you are a person that prays we could use your prayers. >> an aquarium with more than 10,000 animals abandoned as orange haze surrounds resort after resort. the growing fires threatening dolly parton's theme park. 100 homes burning as firefighters pour in to battle the blazes. new details about what may have turned this honor student into a terrorist going on a rampage with his car then slashing people injuring 11. >> he was trying to hurt as many as he could. >> the hero officer who stopped
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suspect's past. the message he left online. and breaking right now, the abc news exclusive. the abducted supermom's husband speaking out for the first time to "gma." why he says nothing could have prepared him for the moment he finally saw his wife calling the reality more shocking than anyone who imagine and his message about what he calls rumors, assumptions and lies about his wife. the stunning new details about the kidnapping only on "gma." and good morning, america. we have a lot to get to this morning including that impassioned plea from sherri papini's husband. >> we heard from him. he said officers warned him to brace himself before he saw his wife. what an incredible ordeal she went through. we'll hear from him directly coming up. >> i can only imagine.
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fires. here's an incredible image coming out of tennessee overnight. they battle those blazes in burning all across tennessee right now. we begin with breaking news, plane crash in colombia. 81 people on board including a soccer team. at least five made it out alive. now emergency responders are on the scene and abc's david kerley has all the latest. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, george. it is amazing. we are talking about survivors this morning considering how this small jetliner went down and where it went down. emergenc handful of survivors of the jet crash into local hospitals. remarkable considering this, the wreckage in the mountainous area around medellin. with just six survivors, rescue crews expect to start the recovery of the other 75 people who were on board. many of them members of that brazilian soccer team on its way to a tournament. the british aerospace rj-85 was nearing the end of a long flight from southern brazil and low
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crusade they had an electrical problem before it went down. video was taken of the soccer team, the chapecoense, before they boarded and on board one of the players, alan ruschel posted pictures with his teammate. ruschel reportedly one of the survivors. the team posting a statement, may god accompany our athletes, officials, journalists and other guests traveling with our dell situation. see, at least one of the players reportedly in the hospital and it was really a for this team. it's regional team. they were going to finals and beat some very powerful teams to get to this, the investigation starting at daylight, george. it's a tragedy for this team from brazil. >> it certainly is. remarkable, david, that anyone could survive a crash like this. >> reporter: yeah, you know, it's remarkable. we don't know much but depending on how this plane went down, how it hit, where you were sitting, that's how some people can survive and others perish. you know, part of the aircraft
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land softly and the other part could be destroyed. so it's really -- it's truly to know what happened but there are a lot of factors that could play into why these folks survived. >> david kerley, thanks very much. no you to that breaking news, right here at home, dozens of wildfires threatening the southeast forcing thousands to evacuate overnight from popular tourist spots like dolly parton's dollywood as winds there up to 60 miles an hour spread flames and destroy so many homes. abc's rob marciano has all the latest. good morning, b. reporting on the extreme drought, the fires and the rain that was finally to come last night but before that happened the winds cranked and the fire spread. >> huge fire. blown out of control right now. >> reporter: overnight wildfires raging across eastern tennessee. burning at least 100 homes. >> yeah, it's time to go. >> reporter: forcing evacuations and threatening one of the area's biggest tourist attractions, dollywood. >> if you are a person that prays we could use your prayers.
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destination turned into an orange armageddon. smoke and ash filling the streets downtown. owners trying to protect hotels and lodges already lit up with holiday lights. more than 10,000 animals are trapped at ripley's aquarium of the smokies. the fires fanned by strong winds up to 60 miles per hour and the southeast's worst drought in a decade. >> conditions are extremely dangerous. stay off the roadw >> reporter: motorists fleeing downtown gatlinburg as authorities order a mandatory evacuation there in oh, my god. it's so hot. >> reporter: the fires spreading quickly. ground crews struggling to put out the flames. aerial firefighters not allowed to fly due to the dangerous conditions. so far only minor injuries on evacuation. we hope that holds true throughout the day. large fires that continue to burn. rain helping things just a little bit. we'll get another round of rain as we go through time.
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kind of surreal. geers gatlinburg about to get out of the heavy rain as it moves towards the north and east, 3 to 4, maybe more inches of rainfall coming later today. that will put out some of these fires but there's also a severe threat with this. we'll talk more about that in about ten minute. >> thanks very much. we move on to that rampage at ohio state university where a so mol lay-american student was shot down by a quick acting police officer. of the. >> reporter: good morning, george. authorities are crediting that quick thinking university police officer with saving lives and investigators are now hunting for any evidence that could help explain why the suspect did this. overnight investigators searching the home of an 18-year-old ohio state university student who police say carried out the violent attack that injured 11 people at ohio state university. according to the school newspaper this is the suspect's photo.
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razak ali artan. the rampage starting early monday morning unleashing chaos and fear. the university texting students to run, hide and fight. it was just before 10:00 a.m. when authorities say a male suspect in a car deliberately jumps a curb and plows into pedestrians. >> this is osu. we have a streak that struck several pedestrians. >> reporter: the driver then exits the car with a butcher knife in hand and starts engineering building watts hall. >> we got a man with a knife running around cutting people. >> reporter: meanwhile, students learning about the news on social media took action. some locking themselves in classrooms, piling chairs to barricade the door. >> once we barricaded the door everyone sat in the corner trying to stay away from the windows. >> it was terrifying at first. you don't think it's going to happen to you and you know you get really scared when it does. >> reporter: one minute after the stabbings began campus
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arrives. officials say when artan refused commands the officer shot and killed him. >> yeah, i need medics at the macquigg lab as soon as possible. >> reporter: they raced in to treat the wounded and jacob bowers who was across the street watched in shock as the attack unfolded. >> it looked like he was trying to hurt as many as he could. >> reporter: in all 11 people were injured. the good news here this morning is that authorities say none of thos life-threatening. amy. >> that is certainly good news, alex, thank you very much. investigators are now looking into the suspect's background and his posts online as they look now for a motive. abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross is here with more on that. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, amy. authorities this morning say all signs point to ab attack inspired by terror propaganda carried out by a young man who until monday seemed to be living the american dream.
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laude. >> reporter: it was five months ago that abdul razak ali artan graduated with honors before going on to ohio state. >> so many people who are flipped by isis propaganda remotely look like they're leading successful lives. >> reporter: but just minutes before the attack, law enforcement officials tell abc news artan posted this message on facebook. i can't take it anymore. america, stop interfering with other countries especially the muslim ummah. if you want us carrying out lone wolf attacks, then make peace. >> it certainly looks like this individual had some sympathy for terrorist groups overseas. >> reporter: artan had only started at ohio state this fall. he was recently profiled in the campus newspaper "the lantern" blaming the media for making muslims feel scared. >> his main concern was is it acceptable for me to pray on the oval before class? >> reporter: artan and his family lived near the campus
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nothing suspicious about him. >> very astonishing. you don't know what people are up to now. >> reporter: as police surrounded the apartment, family members left in tears. isis has been urging its followers to carry out attacks using a vehicle and over the holiday weekend they put out a new video showing how an attack with a knife can instill terror, even as isis loses territory in iraq and syria its propaganda continues to instill terror around the world. >> all right, brian, thank you. >> we move o political news overnight, president-elect trump nominates a prominent opponent, tom price to be his health secretary. as trump unleashes new twitter attacks on reporters calling out his baseless claims on voter fraud and tom llamas is covering it from trump tower. good morning, tom. >> reporter: george, just moments ago, congressman price accepting that nomination and this just could be the start. vice president-elect pence saying last night as he left trump tower very important
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this as you mentioned president-elect trump back on twitter attacking journalists pointing out he's making baseless allegations of voter fraud. overnight, president-elect donald trump unleashing a twitter tirade retweeting attacks on a journalist after trump claimed voter fraud but provided no proof of voter misconduct. retweets like this one, what proof do you have donald trump did not suffer from millions of fraud votes? trump is furious aboutre party candidate jill stein's recount in three battleground states calling the effort sad. >> what we have are predictors that if tampering took place, that it would be most likely to be discovered in the three states where we are looking. >> reporter: but many are wondering why the president-elect tweeted this baseless claim. millions of people who voted illegally to explain why he lost the popular vote. on monday his team pointing to this 2012 pew study which said
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individuals are listed as voters. but the primary author of the study quickly clarifying. i can confirm that report made no findings re: voter fraud. we found millions of out of date registration records due to people moving or dying but found no evidence that voter fraud resulted. >> i think it's most unfortunate that the president-elect is claiming that there's huge problems with our system and that's feeding what i call this conspiracy theory. >> r shaping his cabinet. overnight transition sources confirming he's expected to name congressman tom price, a georgia republican, who started his career as a surgeon and has been a staunch critic of obamacare as the next secretary of health and human services. trump also considering retired general david petraeus for secretary of state. >> the meeting went very well. >> the one time director of the cia forced to resign after he leaked classified information to
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trump tweeting about the petraeus meeting say he, quote, was very impressed. now, a top aide to president-elect trump tells me general petraeus is also being considered to head up the department of homeland security. and later today, mitt romney will again meet with president-elect trump. this will be the second round of meetings for the one-time trump critic. george. >> thanks. let's talk about it with jon karl and, jon, extraordinary public jockeying for secretary of state job. the two main contenders appears, mitt romney and rudy giuliani. it seems like trump is intrigued by romney but his staff not so much. >> he's facing open revolt by members of his staff like kellyanne conway, really do not like the idea and made it clear. but the controversy between those two, between giuliani and romney has opened up the possibility of a third kate and that's why you saw david petraeus at trump tower yesterday. bob corker, the senator from
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i'm told general allen is also in the mix. if he goes that direction and chooses a general for secretary of state you have the prospect of three generals on his national security team, mattis, a leading contender for defense, flynn at national security council and possibly petraeus. >> if he picked those they would need a waiver from congress. meantime, you do have this pick this morning, congressman tom price, orthopedic surgeon member of congress to head health and human services. itho >> pence and price were very close in congress. both served in the house together and this is clearly showing the influence of pence. price is somebody by the way who was both a prominent critic of obamacare but actually wrote a plan to replace obamacare, no the simply one of those that said repeal. was also replace. >> a strong supporter of donald trump going back to may. >> absolutely. >> jon karl, thanks very much. all right, turning now to the trial of the suspected charleston, south carolina, shooter, dylann roof, he's
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church. a judge ruled he can act as his own attorney and abc's steve osunsami is in charleston with all of those details. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning to you, amy this. is et issing up an ugly situation at federal court in charleston where dylann roof could now question the relatives of the victims he's accused of murdering. it's a stunning development in the trial of an accused mass murderer who police say is called for a race war. a federal judge in downtown charleston is allowing 22-year-old dylann roof toct old defense team continues to sit by his side. roof began representing himself monday, still dressed in his prison jumpsuit saying very little as prosecutors interviewed potential jurors. he objected to one, the only juror of the day who was african-american. roof seen here at his arraignment is pleading not guilty. he could very well get the death penalty if convicted. he's seen here on a surveillance camera walking into the emanuel
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police he gunned down nine black worshippers at a bible study. police later found roof's white supremacist manifesto along with pictures of him at confederate grave sites holding the confederate flag. >> the danger is that someone like roof wants to make a statement and that's going to be the judge's job to make sure -- he's got the right to represent himself but doesn't have the right to make a mockery of the courtroom. >> reporter: it was just last week that the judge in this case competent to stand trial. jury selection in the case will last another two weeks. amy. >> all right, steve, thanks so much for that. michael. >> all right, thank you, amy. now to something you don't see every day. a bizarre incident at a houston airport. that right there is a passenger running along the tarmac after jumping from the plane's emergency exit and linsey davis is here and linsey, i have to ask you how could see even do that in a hard one to believe. the kind of stuff typically
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passengers were stunned when a fellow passenger popped open the emergency door and the question this morning is why. passengers on this jet were stunned. >> the lady on this flight just opened the door and jumped out. >> reporter: the flight landed in houston from new orleans but not at the gate. the emergency door gone. as well as a passenger. she was seen spotted on video obtained by kprc running across the tarmac toward the terminal. but authorities quickly realized this is not a threat, medical case. >> psychiatric problem. airport response team 92. >> reporter: the woman was hospitalized overnight. >> frankly it's been a fear. i always watch the emergency doors and, you know, it's pretty frightening that somebody could do something like that. >> reporter: now for those worried about it happening midflight fear not, the emergency door cannot open while the plane is midflight. when it is in the air at altitude and when it's traveling
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pressurized and it's that pressure that makes it impossible to open the door but still a fearful moment for a lot of people on the plane, yeah. >> thanks very much. back to rob. >> you mentioned the severe threat today. we had it yesterday. video out of grundy center, iowa, one of ten tornadoes reported. another in louisiana and another
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it is srve:19. good morning i'm power of 5 this morning, a wind a little on the breezy side, is not as strong as it was earlier this morning. we'll keep the breezy conditions as we go through the afternoon. forecast for today, temperatures well above the average. scope this out, upper 50s to low 60s for the last few days in november. we'll take that. may squeak out a little sunshine today as well. overnight lows tonight in the 50s, but hang around, a lot to talk about in our seven-day forecast. california mom
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and what he's saying really happened during her terrifying ordeal. the sheriff at the heart of that investigation joins us live. take a look at this crazy scene playing out in a parking lot. two women crashing their suvs. whoa. we'll tell you what sparked the road rage when we come back. crohn's disease. my e i didn't think there was anything else to talk about. but then i realized there was. so, i finally broke the silence with my doctor he said humira is for people like me who have tried other medications but still experience the symptoms of moderate to severe crohn's disease. in clinical studies, the majority of patients on humira saw significant symptom relief. and many achieved remission. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections and cancers, including lymphoma, have happened; as have blood, liver, and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure.
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good morning. it's 7:23. i'm corrina pysa >> i'm sarah phinney. thanks for joining us on this tuesday. and today it's off a a windy start >> yeah. overnight several building collapses, power outages too from those high winds. >> here's some damage to at 73rd and kinsman. the brick facade collapsed because of wind. luckily no structural damage collapse. look at this. this is on maywood avenue. the entire front of the building literally just fell into the street there. now, neighbors do tell us this building has been vacant for several years. and we've just received new information about the teachers strike in louisville. teachers going back to work. they voted to end the nearly four-week strike last night. a union spokesperson tells us they more or less got what they were demanding. today classes at all louisville city schools are canceled because teachers have to set up
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7:26. good morning, i'm power of 5 meteorologist j.d. rudd. sun is coming up, we have the clouds out there this morning. temperatures, though, already mild. you may need the jacket this morning, but you may not want it because it feels so nice. if you step out there, the only problem is that wind out of south around 12 miles an hour. here's the hourly forecast for today. may squeak out a little sunshine before is over. that's going to help jump our temperatures into the upper 50s, if not the lower 60s. look at the wind on the downward slide this morning. should be under about 10 miles an hour this afternoon. kristin. >>reporter: well, at least that is good news. some issues on the roadways. 490 west right around 55th street, some reports of people on the roadway there. as we head south into the akron area, state route 8 southbound we do have a report of an accident there, that left lane blocked, that's between graham and second street. you see the red on the screen
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girls," george. okay. or "stranger things." >> i love "stranger things". >> binge-watching could soon become more expensive. >> no. >> nobody wants to hear that. we'll tell you why. >> and we'll pay it probably if bad news with a smile. we begin with exclusive new details about the missing california mom found alive on thanksgiving. her family is now speaking out. we're going to hear from the sheriff in a moment but first abc's kayna whitworth is in redding, california, with the latest. good morning, kayna. >> reporter: yeah, george, goo today we are hearing from keith papini, sherri's husband for the first time since she was released. he gave "good morning america" an exclusive statement and in it he talked about how authorities told him to brace himself before he saw his wife for the first time because she was in such grave condition after being held captive for 22 days. sherri papini's husband keith opening up about the ordeal
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wife in a hospital bed. her face covered in bruises ranking from yale low to black because of her repeated beatings. the bridge of her nose broken. it's been six days since sherri papini was found bound on the side of a california highway. she had been missing for three weeks. now her husband keith says when he first reunited with sherri, she weighed only 87 pounds. her signature long blond hair had been chopped off. she was thrown from a vehicle with a chain around her waist attached to herri over her head. authorities are searching for the alleged captors papini described as two hispanic women. they say they are armed and dangerous driving a dark colored suv. keith also thanked the community and police all for hair help adding that any speculation that this was anything other than an abduction is flat out wrong. rumors, assumption, lies and hate have been both exhausting and disgusting. i understand people want the story, pictures, proof that this
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to gain money or fabricated race war. i do not see a purpose in addressing each preposterous life. sherri papini called the mayor of her hometown with an emotional thank you for the community's support during her trying time. >> overjoyed. just that she was able to talk and give thanks and sherri, of course, was tearful on the phone and then i'm even talking about now i'm getting tearful. i mean, there isn't anything better. >>ha we're joined now by shasta county sheriff tom bosenko. thanks for joining us. pretty chilling description from sherri papini's husband, bruises all over her body. broken nose. her hair cut off, branded. do those details conform with what you know right now? >> yes, i was familiar with those details. we had not released them yet to the public. >> and he also says that she was actually thrown from the vehicle. there was earlier reports she had been dropped off.
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vehicle? >> the information that we have received so far from our investigators that she was released, dropped off there. we did not have information that she was thrown from the vehicle. >> so you didn't know about the chain around her waist, a bag over her head? >> we did know about her restraints. >> and i know your investigators had the chance to squeak with ms. papini yesterday. what more have you learned about her >> our investigators did an interview yesterday with her, a follow-up interview from thanksgiving day. they spoke to her for several hours and then in the late afternoon, early evening they were going over her interview and planned to interview her again today. >> and her husband's statement refers to online comments and activity. people questioning this suggesting it may have been a
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>> absolutely none. so far we are still investigating this as a kidnapping/abduction and everything that she is providing us thus far is indicating that. >> and what kind of leads do you have about what the possible motive may have been for this abduction? >> we currently don't have a known motive or reason for this abduction. we don't know if it was targeted to herpe abduction. >> and you know some have pointed to past online postings that under the name of sherri gray, her maiden name which included negative comments about hispanics. have you been able to run that down and determine whether it had any connection to this at all? >> we are familiar with that posting that is about 13 years old and our investigators are looking into that, as well. >> are you any closer to figuring out what may have
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>> this is definitely a unique occurrence, it is our -- our investigators are still working the case as they have been since november 2nd and then, of course, with her release on thanksgiving day, they've worked throughout the thanksgiving holiday and the weekend and continue on this week to try to find more answers to the many questions that we have, as well. >> based on what she tol hispanic women who may have been driving an suv? >> yes, that description was provided by ms. papini of two hispanic female adults armed with a handgun driving a dark suv. >> sheriff, thanks very much for your time. >> that's all we have at this time regarding the description. we hope to have a little bit more later today. >> and we will stay on this. thank you very much, sheriff. let's go to michael. all right. thank you, george.
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welcome back. time now for our big board and we're breaking down more of this morning's top stories. dan abrams here at the table. let's begin with delta air lines announcing that lifetime ban for a passenger after he was caught on tape going on a last week. take a look. >> donald trump. baby. that's right. this man knows what's up. we got some hillary clinton [ bleep ] on here. it's your president. every [ bleep ] of you. if you don't like it, too bad. >> all right. so all caught on camera there, dan. in a statement delta says we must require civility on our planes but the question is can
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>> sure. the bottom line is airplanes are different. it's a private company, first of all, and, secondly, the rules are different on airplanes. remember, all the things that you're told to do and you have to do and, you know, you talk a particular way to a flight attendant, can you have a federal marshal waiting for you when you land so the bottom line is the rules are different on an airplane and it wasn't that he went to the desk and said i'm voting for donald trump and banned him. the issue was the way he conducted himself, the language that other passengers on the plane could and probably were incredibly offended and maybe even frightened. >> threatened. >> by what he was saying. >> there are a lot of people out there. what about your first amendment many rights? does he have any legal action towards the airline. >> look, we always have the possibility that someone sues. it would be a frivolous lawsuit at this point. it is his first amendment right to say that it is their right to kick him off the plane. meaning you can't falsely yell
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right. that's sort of the classic example that says there are limitations on the time, place and manner for how and where you can say things and yelling and screaming and using curse words and seemingly threatening on a plane does not invoke -- >> interesting he was not kicked off the plane, just banned from future flight. >> he was taken off then put back on. the question is do any of the other passengers end up suing saying i felt threatened. limited damages there. >> i didn't even think about that. thank you, dan. center of another legal case of body shaming. dani mathers is now pleading not guilty to invasion of privacy after taking a photo of a nude 70-year-old woman at the gym and posting it on social media. sunny hostin joins us now. her attorney has this to say about his client. take a listen. >> dani very much regrets what happened. she has apologized for her behavior and we're looking forward to resolving this case in a very fair manner.
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she apologized. the attorney apologized. but she pleaded not guilty so what's the strategy for her here. >> well, i don't know what the strategy is because this was despicable behavior, right? i think we can all agree this was just disgusting so sorry didn't going to get it, michael, in this case. i mean misdemeanor, a count of invasion of privacy she's been charged with punishable up to one year in prison plus a pretty hefty fine and this is sort unusual. these invasion o filed against peeping toms so this is an unprecedented use of this kind of law for this kind of body shaming behavior, bullying and prosecutors are sending a message to would-be bullies this kind of behavior won't be tolerated. she's being made an example of. >> it's interesting. the prosecutor said, okay, body shaming may not be a crime but invading someone's privacy to do it certainly is. is this just the tip of the iceberg with social media the way it is? are we going to see more cases
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more cases. i mean, some states have now increased penalties for this kind of secret photo taking. in new york where i'm sitting, amy and where you're sitting you can be punished for up to four years in prison. they've made it a felony here so this is the tip of the iceberg and prosecutors and i think our society is saying body shaming is no -- is just not tolerable. >> all right, sunny, that's good news indeed. sunny, thanks so much for that. up next hollywood heavy not on the big screen but in ads. this week three new fashion films premiere online all combining big stars like john krasinski, sienna miller, sacha baron cohen with prada and burberry. larry hackett is with us. i had to look up what a fashion film is. is that a big commercial, larry? >> in many ways it is. the old rules are changing. it used to be completely
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and that's the way the world was. the fact of the matter is the one commercial getting a lot of attention and has for a couple of years is matthew mcconaughey for this car company. he became famous basically for his character on "true detective." he won an oscar and he's playing it in these commercials. these are for people who have really kind of firm public feelings about things and the idea their reputations won't be sullied by making commercials. if you're doing fashion by the way it is pretty groovy. people want to be inas magazines for years so the idea that now they're moving pictures is only going to be good are to the people who are in them and good for the fashion companies. >> well, i haven't heard groovy since "austin powers." >> that's why i'm doing it, michael. >> you mentioned matthew mcconaughey. a lot of stars at one point didn't do movies and television now. some doing television and these commercials. it's not cheap. celebrity endorsements are not cheap so how lucrative is this for the celebrity. >> you can make millions and
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benicio del toro and heineken and matthew mcconaughey and the car company and emirates with jennifer aniston. it's worth it. you're trying to get your products in front of people and change their perceptions. for the stars they're fully confident, they make money and people still love them. and it works out. what endorses used to be all about. both benefits from this relationship. >> all right. we appreciate it. larry, sunny, and so much for joining us. coming up in two minute, binge-watch alert. why watching your favorite shows online may get a lot more expensive. what was behind this incredible road rage incident? that is coming up. ouch.
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that's a scene from netflix "gilmore girls" reboot and so many are binge-watching it this week but now guess what, you could face a tax for using streaming services like netflix and amazon. look at the look on your face, george. very upset. >> does not seem right. >> we have the details. >> i mean it. this is my stress relief. do not make my stress relief stressful. >> reporter: bad news "gilmore girls," binging on netflix might not become quite so dozens of cities across california are considering taxing netflix and other video streaming services. >> jeepers, terry. this is bad. >> reporter: maybe for kimmy, not for municipalities looking to recoup cash lost by all those cord cutters. their argument we're taxed on cable tv subscriptions so why not streaming? with 47 million netflix subscribers in the u.s. a potential tax pot of over half a
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>> these cities are trying to use a decades old utility tax to take a tax out of your websites and apps such as netflix and hulu and possibly others. >> that would be bad. >> oh, a disaster, ma'am. >> reporter: netflix tells us it's a dangerous precedent. >> it's a slippery slope. if you're going to say a website or app such as netflix or others are utilities anything can be utility. >> reporter: pasadena considering a >> how much will it cost. >> unacceptable. >> reporter: some in chicago say filing a class action lawsuit after their city imposed a 9% tax on streaming services last year. in pennsylvania, it's 6% statewide. >> tell me what to do. >> voters are on the side. i think the law is on our side and we'll see what happens. >> i feel like that story had a lot of unnecessary details in it. >> reporter: for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles.
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watch. >> clever piece but i guess a lot will depend on what the tax goes for. >> state to state, right. >> city to city and whether people 1230r it. >> i can afford a dollar a month -- >> i just want to watch "gilmore girls." >> give us the buck. >> and coming up, we've got professional athlete gabby reece. she's here. she's live streaming and sharing tips on how to get in shape for the holidays. >> here we go. five seconds. coming up "gma's" fall concer carmax. drive what's possible. if you want to sell your car carmax will give you seven days to consider their offer. why seven days? science. join me as we walk through the seven stages of decisioning. 1. consideration. 2. questioning. 3. deciding. 4. queso. 5. nap. 6. sudoku. 7. tambourine practice. i think i made my point. they'll give you an offer for your car,
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good morning. 7:56 and we are just getting new information about the teachers strike in louisville. >> teachers are going back to work. they voted in the nearly four- -- ended the nearly four-week strike last night. a union spokesperson told us they more or less got what they were demanding. they've also asked the board of education to clarify two had issues, reduction in force and insurance bills. today all classes at louisville city schools are canceled because teachers need to set wednesday. and today several groups of workers will rally at the cleveland airport. >> yeah. they're calling for a raise. they want their minimum wage to be $15 an hour. now, this coincides with a national day of action organized by the fight for 15. protests expected all across the country. these groups gathered in cleveland and include passenger service agents with envoy air, also members of communications workers of america. the rally is set for noon at the airport. now we check on the weather.
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>> all right. good morning, everyone. live look outside. the clouds around, the temperatures, though, are mild this morning, already 53 degrees. the average high this time of the year 45. we're going to make the upper 50s if not the low 60s today, may break out a little sunshine this afternoon, but more clouds than sun as it looks right now. the wind after being really strong this morning will ease up this afternoon out of the southwest at about -- we'll call it 10 to 15 miles an hour. if you like today, you'll like tomorr. are possible, highs are back into the low 60s. then a cold front will work its way through by thursday, a few morning showers, and look at the high temperatures. we drop off closer to that average, middle 40s to close out the week, and there's a chance for a rain/snow mix sunday into monday. kristin. >>reporter: thanks, j.d. the roads drying out from that overnight rain. we do have a report of an accident in the akron area, 77 north at 76. not causing any delays.
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mess right now. we're talking 90 east into the city, very slow traffic. those eastbound lanes a crash right at 25. let's pull up our odot, let me show you what it looks like 90 and fulton jammed. you see flashing lights off to the right hand shoulder. we'll be back again in 25 minutes with more news, weather
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. breaking overnight a deadly plane crash in colombia just miles from the airport. 81 on board this flight carrying a soccer team. at least five people make it out alive. emergency responders searching for more. the latest from the crash scene. also this morning, wildfires rage through the southeast roaring right up to resort towns in tennessee and dollywood. thousands evacuating overnight. homes burning. >> if you are a person that prays we could use your prayers. >> as firefighters rush to battle back the blaze. shocking confession. "westworld" star rachel wood revealing she was sexually assaulted. the searing personal letter she posted and why she's breaking her silence now. >> fit and fabulous. gabby reece is here to shape you up. it's our transformation tuesday
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holiday season. as we say -- >> good morning, america. ? and good morning, america. we have a lot to get to this tuesday morning. very special tuesday. >> it is, indeed. we know that cyber monday shopping broke records. well today is what's known as giving tuesday. and record breaking dough nations are projected, in fact, they're rolling in right there at the command center at nasdaq. live as it happens. >> that is awesome. and speaking of giving, we are giving you something we all could use right now, a great workout this morning. gabby reece is here for a special transformation tuesday which is already livestreaming right now so make sure you check it out. she has all these great moves for you to shape up just ahead. >> gabby, we love it. once the workout is done, time for cookies. was i wrong? launching our great american christmas cookie search.
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favorite cookies and the stories behind them. we all have ones that we remember that touch our heart and we're going to share all of the recipes along the way. you could end up right here on "gma" with your christmas cookie. >> cannot wait for that. we got to get the morning rundown from paula faris. good morning, everyone. we begin with breaking news in eastern tennessee, thousands of people have evacuated as raging wildfires threatened resort areas near great smoky mountains national park. dozens of home, hotels and a chapel that was destroyed. the flames fueled by heavy winds and dry conditions trapped visitors in hotels with trees blocking the way out. we talked to one man on the phone as the fire approached his hotel in gatlinburg. >> we're on the first floor because they had to break the windows on the upper floors because we were suffocating from the smoke like so bad, like we were on the ground, like we were
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the smoke was like just too thick. we had masks but it was even too thick for the masks. >> and the fires just stopped short of dollywood theme park. no serious injuries have been reported. also breaking overnight an airline disaster in south america. a plane carrying a soccer team from brazil crashed in western colombia killing at least 76 people on board. abc's david kerley is following that investigation for us this morning. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, paula. it is remarkable that we're them of the 81 people on board this smaller jetliner which was on a very long flight from bolivia all the way up to medellin, colombia. it was near the airport, circling, the crew reported some kind of electrical problem then it disappeared from radar and crashed. on that aircraft was a soccer team, a regional soccer team from brazil, 22 members, 22 journalists that were going to a tournament there in medellin. we know at least one of the soccer players has survived and
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crews expected to be at the crash scene later today, paula. >> six survivor, david, thank you. classes resuming at ohio state university one day after a somali born student drove a car onto a sidewalk and started slashing pedestrians with a butcher knife. 11 people were injured before he was killed by an officer. investigators say moments earlier he posted a facebook message criticizing u.s. attacks on muslims. in politics president-elect donald trump is meeting again apparently is till being considered for secretary of state despite vocal opposition from trump loyalists. now, retired general david petraeus is also up for a cabinet position after an hour-long meeting at trump tower and trump has named georgia congressman tom price as health secretary. price is a trained surgeon and a staunch critic of obamacare. health officials near san francisco are investigating whether a free thanksgiving meal is to blame for the deaths of three people.
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than 800 people. and we do have exclusive new details this morning from the husband of the california mother found beaten on the side of a highway thanksgiving morning through weeks after she vanished while jogging. keith papini says when he saw his wife sherri after the ordeal she was covered in bruises, had a broken nose and was weighed just 87 pounds. he says that allegations that it was a hoax are preposterous. police are searching for two kidnappers. and dramatic california. two women crashing their suvs into one another after apparently fighting over a parking spot. ladies, let's play nice before fleeing the scene. one of them crashed into a fire hydrant leaving behind a geyser of water. finally, everybody, remember that fun childhood game hungry, hungry hippos with the little marbles. you remember it all, don't you? the real-life version is a little more dangerous. the man driving through a
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came upon a hungry hippo which tried to take a bite out of his truck. the driver was left with extensive front end damage, a very unusual insurance claim. he made the mistake of trusting that the hippo was friendly towards humans. >> yeah. they're usually not. usually not. >> only with those little marbles. >> angry hippo not hungry. >> kill more humans than any other animal in africa. >> children, they're very dangerous if you don't know. them. >> a hippo attacked a car. >> good luck with that insurance. good thing he had it on tape in love the sweater. >> thank you, i like your sweater as well. all of you look lovely this morning. don't want to you feel left out. thank you. "pop news" time, everybody. excited about today, i am. a little taste of a highly anticipated remake of one of our favorites, i say ours because i'm assuming you all will agree. lifetime has released a new
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>> i know, i know. giving us a glimpse of idina menzel and neal long in the roles originated by bette midler and cece bloom and barbara hershey. she has a tough act to follow. "wind beneath my wings" hit number one on the billboard chart 1989 and won record of the year and song of the year at the 1990 grammy awards. get ready for a good cry, "beaches" premieres in januar >> i cried so much with that movie. i couldn't even console myself. >> is that a woman thing? >> apparently. you don't appear to share -- >> we just had a moment. >> it is classifying. i recommend both the original and reboot on lifetime. also i'm very excited to say this. speaking of 1989, that year was the last time this guy, one of the biggest heartthrobs of the '80s --
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? rick astley toured the u.s. and it appears he'll never give you up. the british pop star is launching a u.s. tour that follows the release of his album just released this year called "50" because that's how old he is. he'll do 18 shows an the u.s. kicking off in january on the 21st starting in vegas ending a month laettner boston. get ready to be together forever. tickets go on sale on rick's facebook page today at 10:00 if you are too young to know what i am doing right now break out your hair spray and shoulder pads and google him, you will not be sorry. >> very excited about this. >> i am. i am a late '80s kind of gal. >> quiet for a long time. >> what? >> he went quiet for a long time. >> he has done little things here and there and on his last album he not only sang, produced, he played every single instrument so he is a true -- >> this song here --
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ipod. my kids are watching and going, mom, please. finally december 1st just around the corner for those of you counting down the days to christmas perhaps this diy project is for you. there's a food blog in the uk called so wrong it's nom. i found out it's like so wrong it's nom like nom, nom, nom in is that cookie monster. >> yeah, so on this blog their instructions for a make cheese advent calendar. >> is it refrigerated. >> you make your own and choose to refrigerate or not encouraging a different type of cheese for each day as we close in on christmas. if you are afraid your skills aren't gouda nff. munster up the courage. you take the chocolate cheese calendar, you eat the chocks,
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cheeses, put it in the fridge and each day -- nobody is with me on this. i really thought this was -- >> lara enthusiasm. >> it is nothing like talking about eating a complete chocolate calendar and then getting to the cheese and then the -- >> rick astley and cheese. >> is this not -- where's the wine. >> we need wine. >> there's always wine. >> cheese, chocolate, wine and our all right. we've got the simple moves to help you stay in shape during the holidays. >> after your cheese and chocolate. "westworld" star evan rachel wood revealing her secret struggle and why she's breaking her silence now. m thinking? lights! some help. got it! and the ornaments might take a little bit more time.
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rachel wood and posted a letter on twitter about surviving sexual assault. paula faris here with the details. hey, paula. >> good morning. evan rachel wood said she was raped twice many years ago. for a long time she didn't want to reveal it but given what's happening in today's society she feels she could no longer stay silent. evan rachel wood saying she will not be ashamed. >> when will you be back. >> reporter: "westworld" star evan rachel wood sharing a deeply persol she survived sexual assault. the 29-year-old actress who first alluded to a history of abuse in a "rolling stone" interview tweeting a lengthy confessional saying, yes, i have been raped by a significant other while we were together and on a separate occasion by the owner of a bar. >> reffen. >> reporter: wood says what she experienced took a toll on her, even trying to commit suicide at 22. but the mother and actress now
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i am happy. i am strong but i'm still not okay. wood saying she kept quiet until now because she didn't want to be a sob story and didn't want to be accused of doing it for attention. or told it wasn't a big deal or that's not really rape. >> i think it's a pretty powerful moment that we are experiencing by having evan speak so openly about what must be two of the most painful experiences of her life. >> whatever you say. currently starring in hbo's "westworld," her character dolores, a robot often the victim of violence telling "rolling stone" using her demons to create on the show is how she makes peace with her past. >> she wanted to speak out about it so that it wouldn't be something that someone else would share. i think she wanted to control her own narrative and i think also playing dolores in "westworld" encouraged her to
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many celebrities from lena dunham to amber tamblyn to lady gaga opening up about sexual assault in hopes of helping others. wood saying, i don't believe we live in a time where people can stay silent any longer. i certainly can't. not given the world we live in with its blatant bigotry and sexism. she is still not okay but she believes it's important for survivors to know exactly that, to own it and the pressure to get over it will be lifted. she adds not that she's not over never going to be the same again but a very courageous admission on her part. >> and will help a lot of people. thanks very much. upstairs to michael. >> thank you, george. professional athlete gabby reece is here. live streaming her workout all morning and she'll help you revamp your workout for the holidays. that's just ahead. so stay right there. we'll be right back. (chuckle) ( ? ) come on, dad.
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8:22. good morning, everyone, i'm power of 5 meteorologist j.d. rudd. a live look outside, still kind of cloudy for us this morning. we'll try to break those clou despite that, temperatures very mild for this time of year. we're already in the low 50s. the wind is out of the south at about 10 to 15 miles an hour. to plan your afternoon later on today, temperatures should be in the upper 50s to lower 60s an above average day for us. no rain expected this afternoon. it's still going to stay breezy. and, again, we'll see a little sunshine later today. time for transformation tuesday,
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swapping cookies for crunches to make this your healthiest holiday ever. mother of three gabby reece has been live streaming all morning. you've been putting everything through the work. >> they've been working hard. >> i saw it. they worked really hard. >> he did. >> my guy over there is sweating -- i haven't seen a person sweat like that so much on demonstration in my life. you've been sharing your tips. this time of the year, it is rough because this is when the midsection starts to pile on. it's more than your die sdmret first of all it's cold, it's crazy, parties, eating, drinking. can we keep it moving during the holidays but on the actual days let's enjoy ourselves so it's an easy way to go. >> and you can judge from the reaction, everybody here enjoyed themselves on thanksgiving? they're like, whoo. >> you're an ambassador of fitbit and one of our sponsors here. and what can you do to be both
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so, for example, ladies are doing squats and you'll see everybody here has a teammate. none can be successful on our own, not even you, not even me. we need somebody to check in with. using the fitbit you can track your progress and check your heartrate. they were doing something getting the heartrate up, cardio and put them in recovery mode and check, how high did my heart rate go and they can log they can check your progress, their resting heart rate. the relax part is critical. for example, this one i'm wearing, the charge 2 has an app for breathing. so let's say you're sitting ott your desk. ding, you just breathe with it because think about it, we can go three days without water, 30 days without food and three minutes without air. we need to breathe and relax and let's face it, family, holidays, stressful stuff. >> that's what we forget to do. breathe, take it in. take our time.
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lunges. >> they're working on their butts, their glutes, but simultaneous let's go back to squat jacks and get cardio so now they're burring calories, get the heart rate up but you don't want to stay there but recover and get them to recover into the lunges. go ahead and evacuate and lunge and put their airports up. stretching and open the body. all of you at home in chairs and cars all day long. we've got to get opened up. >> let's try our abs here. what do we got here? >> a lot o me, oh, i want to get six-pack abs. okay. >> i think we all want them. >> it's sort of a myth. it's an abdominal move will get it. it's food and think about this. look, emily, for example, if you touched underneath here their abs are on. but they're working on balance ech as we age, one of the most important things, walk around on our own two legs. he's firing his glutes. back to the fwluts.
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and back so now they're doing four things at one time. so it's about saving time and getting as much done as you can. now in the beefcake section. >> our arms here. >> this is what michael wanted to do. three-quarters of your arm. will stand up. bicep curl so now you're incorporating all these moves in one time and get things done in 30 minute, 45 minutes, about consistency, not about long workouts but get a teammate. get through these holidays so when you get into the new year, >> 35, 40 minutes with a teammate. do it at home. thanks 20 gabby reece and our sponsor fitbit. we'll be right back. "gma's" transformation tuesday is brought to you by fitbit. find your fit.
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good morning. 8:27. i'm corrina pysa >> i'm sarah phinney. thanks for joining us on this tuesday and today is off to a windy start. three cleveland schools actually closed this morning, east clark, colinwood and memorial >> yeah. overnight several buildings actually collapsed, power outages too from these high winds. >> and here's the damage to a church at 73rd and kinsman. the brick fa but no structural damage there. another partial building collapse. look at this. this is on maywood avenue. the entire front of the building literally fell. you see it there in the street. neighbors telling us this building has been vacant, by the way, for several years. and we've just received some new information about the teacher strike in louisville. teaches are going back to work. they voted to end the nearly four-week strike last week. a union spokesperson tells you they more or less got what they
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city schools are canceled. teachers will be setting up their classrooms. everyone will be back on wednesday. now with a check of the weather here's your power of 5 meteorologist j.d. rudd >> good morning, everyone. it is 8:28 now. cloudy skies for us this morning, but temperatures, boy, they're already nice. look at this, low- to mid-50s. we'll take that. the average high this time of year is 45 degrees. we should top out today at least in the upper 50s if not the low 60s. may depend on if we can break those clouds later on this afternoon. the wind will continue to ease up as the day 10 to 20 miles an hour. more of the same coming for tomorrow. kristin. >>reporter: thanks, j.d. a slight improvement on 90 east into the city, but we're still delayed all the way up to at least hilliard boulevard, rocky river area. let's jump south because we're still tracking that accident 77 right at arlington. those northbound lanes jammed all the way, look at that, to at least beyond wise from what we're seeing right now. i'll show what you that accident site looks like on our
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northbound lanes. we'll be back again in 25
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? [ cheers and applause ] and welcome back to "gma." what a great audience. let's welcome our audience here again this morning. great to have you guys here. >> look at the shot of us. look how low my chair is. >> what >> i'm at the kids' table. ki come to the adult table? i'm going to come up. now i'm good. thank you. hi, everybody. [ applause ] >> you know, we have a very enthusiastic happy audience here, but how many of you have ever been so angry that you felt like doing this? check this out. >> oh, yeah. >> it reminds me of the scene from "office space" you know
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things call rage rooms where you go in and you pay to just smash stuff. there we are. "office space" right there and just smash stuff. [ applause ] but they're springing up around the country, canada, as well. >> spontaneously every once in a while. >> here at "gma" but i'm curious, would you pay money to go somewhere just to smash things. >> 100%. >> really? >> yes. so cathartic. >> i do -- >> better doing that rig better. watching people get their rage out feels good. no one agrees with me? >> well, for me, for me -- the tennis court is my rage room. go out on a tennis court when i can -- >> i won't play against you. >> i pay pore court time. you got paid to be the rage room on the football field. >> yeah. but that was a different -- that was controlled rage. that was necessary -- >> it must have felt good.
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and hear them go uuhh. >> i want to hit an inanimate object. >> you were a little too excited. whoa, robach, calm down. >> this whole table needs to learn how to meditate. >> he's the only one that said i would not need to swing a bat. 20 to 500 bucks. that's a custom experience. make the room however you want and they have rooms. >> that's dangerous. >> they have -- they videotape it so you can take it home and watch you get your anger out. >> do you know what you get for 500 bucks. >> what do you get? i'm pretty sure you get whatever you want for 500. >> i have an idea. i think it's funny. >> during the election they destroyed a lot of mannequins of the candidates, by the way. no, i'm just saying people were so upset at everything they would take their anger out. >> keep it in the rage room. >> but what if you went in with
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package and had their dummies set up as you? >> that's not good. >> you might need to go to therapy. >> you may need to learn to meditate like george. >> all right. so we'll go from rage rooms to a really cute video. how about that? we can all feel happy right now. [ applause ] in fact, this is one of the cutest. aidan seems to have misplaced his goggles at the water park. take a look at what happened. >> what do you mean. >> i need my goggles. >> wre >> um, somewhere. >> open your hand. >> what do you need? what are you looking for. >> my goggles. >> where are they? >> i don't know. >> i thought you had them. >> oh. >> one of the reasons why i think it's probably extra funny we've all done something similar, right? looking for something and it's
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>> sunglasses. >> phone in the back pocket. >> we've literally been talking on it. i can't find my phone. >> wow. >> the stressful week. i kneed one of those rooms. >> cute when you're 8. when you're our age it's not cute. >> yeah, now we start thinking. ready for a special guest. let's welcome our special guest. you know her starring with will smith in "collateral beauty." please welcome [ applause ] >> hi there. >> hey. hi. >> nice to see you. >> hey, guys. >> from money penny to now working with will smith. tell us about the experience. >> oh my gosh. it was a nightmare. it was a real nightmare.
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how i -- in one of the first movies i had ever done i turned up at the premiere and replaced by another actress in the movie and so i stupidly told will this story so in between takes he would say to me, you know, you're going to be replaced. you're going to go. you're going to turn up at the cinema and it's going to be keira knightley playing your role. that was my life on set with will. >> big brother. >> yeah, he is. he loves to torment me, it's great. actress. >> yes. yeah, i've been acting since i was 9 years old. >> what was the inspiration? >> 21 years. >> i don't know where it came from. i just always spent hours in front of like the mirror trying to make myself cry, pretending i was different people. doing different accents. i don't know. my mum just started thinking i was crazy. yeah, that's an actress. >> that's the right answer. >> you say you sat in front of mirror to make yourself cry.
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that made me cry. there's no replacing you in this movie, by the way, will -- there's no way he can do that. really it's a great film. [ applause ] >> incredible film. >> it's like -- it's the perfect holiday movie because it reminds us about the importance of family and love and connection and, you know, it's really inspiring. really beautiful. >> and making the most of every minute. >> yeah. >> exactly. >> really celebrating the time you have instead of worrying about what you don't have. >> you guys want >> yeah. >> trying to fix my mind. >> you lost a child, howard. it'll never be fixed. >> wow. [ applause ] >> i know, and, yes, that is very deep and this is an emotional movie but i promise you it is also -- you finish the movie and you feel really good. you want to go and sort of enjoy each moment.
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performance. >> thank you. >> and i understand that we share a bond. >> we do? what? >> "the hills are alive." >> oh. oh, my gosh. yes. the best movie of all time, right? it really is. >> look, i cued this up for you. in hopes you might sing with me. >> oh, my. >> do you want to do a [ applause ] ready, one, two, three. ? the hills are alive ? ? oh, no, it's just me. >> she'll go on on her own. >> that made my morning. thank you very much. i love it. >> happens to me all the time. i would like to say that i believe that julie andrews must have inspired you. you watched that movie as a kid.
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and different as are julie's always but do you think -- is she one of your main inspirations. >> i think so definitely. i watched that movie like all the time as a kid. >> i can tell by your beautiful singing. >> i was waiting for you to just go with it and then i would join in later. i have such a terrible singing voice. it's awful. i wish i had gotten that from the movies, learn how to sing. >> i'm sure you could do it. more james bond for you? >> i hope so. i really hope james bond fans, i really hope so. there's no news so far. no news if daniel is coming back or what's happening so -- >> i bet he's coming back. >> i hope you are too. >> thanks for coming in today. "collateral beauty" hits theaters december 16th. coming up our great american cookie search.
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8:43. good morning, i'm power of 5 meteorologist j.d. rudd. seven-day forecast showing us tomorrow much like today, 60s, then, yeah, that goes by the wayside. look at that, we're back in the 40s as we close out the month of noach. and, hey, there's a chance of snow for next week. >> there it is. it's right there if you can't read it. lara, everybody back inside to you. >> hi, nana. so, who doesn't love christmas cookies? we all love them. we love them so much that here at "gma" we are launching our
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the details. hi, jess. >> hey, lara, that's right. we love cookies in this country. you know the average american eats nearly 19,000 cookies over their lifetime and the best of them are usually eaten during christmas. so our mission over the next two weeks is to find america's top christmas creation. ? ah, christmas cookies, the most delicious part of the season. from the gooey chocolate chip to the consistently the season's most popular. and, of course, his holiday highness, the always tasty gingerbread man whose consumption increases 1,000% this time of year. peanut blossom, thumbprints, mexican wedding cakes, the types of christmas cookies and recipes to make them are endless. that's why we're launching our great american cookie search scouring the nation looking for the best cookie creation and we
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using the #gmacookiesearch. no matter which is crowned the top, we can agree the only opinion that matters is that of st. nick himself. all right of the so here's a fun fact, santa claus eats over 300 million cookies on christmas eve. that's if he visits 500 million households worldwide and takes two bites per cookie. he has an unbelievable metabolism. he shouldn't be the one having all the fun. let me yourself. >> thank you, jess. thank you, pal. >> we have cookies here. just i little game for everybody. these are our -- your three favorites. >> yes. >> but mixed up so we have to guess which is -- let's just guess which is george's. is it the jelly filled cookie? a sugar cookie or a crispy chocolate chip? what do you think for george?
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i picked jelly. >> he picked up and only eating the jelly cookie. that was kind of obvious. >> what is your favorite? >> crispy chocolate chip. >> really good. >> and amy. >> i love the sugar cookie because i can make them with my girls. >> and decorate. >> these, my mom made always for us. their the peanut butter -- >> yummy. >> nice. >> please feel free to pass them around the audience and talk to we want to see your recipes. send us your original recipes g to our website, on yahoo! watch for live events over the coming days on our facebook page. it's all a part of the great american christmas cookie search. bring it. the more creative, the better. we will really want to know. in the meantime, we'll snack with the audience. stay with us. emeli s
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we are back now with emeli sande, her debut album broke a beatles record and now she has a new hit album out called "long live the angels." here's one of the songs off it, "breathing underwater." ? ? i believe in miracles 'cause it's a miracle i'm here ? ? guess you could call me spiritual 'cause physical is fear ?
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storm's gone away ? ? and i'm dancing on the morning after ? ? yes i'd love to stay but my home is the other way ? ? and i miss the love and laughter ? ? something like flying hard to describe it ? ? my god i'm breathing underwater ? ? something like freedom freedom my god i'm breathing underwater ? ? every moon and every star
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never are alone ? ? and it's safe to say we surrendered a day ? ? to pay back all the love you borrowed ? ? and hope that i had survived yesterday and today is jealous of tomorrow ? ? something like flying hard to describe it ? ? my god i'm breathing underwater ? ? something like freedom freedom my god i'm breathing
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describe it ? ? my god i'm breathing underwater ? ? something like freedom freedom my god i'm breathing underwater ? [ applause ] "gma's" fall concert series presented by carmax.
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how incredible was emeli sande. "the new york times" called your new album a clear accomplished cry from the heart. this album was a labor of love for you. >> yeah, i mean it was definitely an emotional journey for me and feel it was journal entries. everything in it and i hope people can connect with it. >> we felt it. so beautiful. every song on the album is great. >> fantastic. >> thank you for coming in. you did touch us this morning.
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good morning. it's 8:56. i'm corrina pysa here with sarah phinney. we've got some new information to pass along on that teachers deal in louisville. >> yeah, teachers are going back to work.
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they voted to end the nearly four-week strike last night. a union spokesperson tells us they more or less got what they demanded. they are also asking the board of education to clarify two issues, reduction in force and insurance bills. today classes at all louisville schools are canceled because teachers need to set up their classrooms. everyone will be back on wednesday. and today several groups of workers are going to hold a rally at cleveland hopkins. >> yeah. they're calling for a raise. they want their minimum wage to be $15 an hour. now, this coincides with a organized by the fight for 15. protests expected all across the country here. now, the groups gathering in cleveland include passenger service agents with envoy air, also members of communications workers of america. that rally set for noon at the airport. let's get a check on that forecast. here's power of 5 meteorologist j.d. rudd >> not a bad day taking shape for us. temperatures already in the 50s, seeing a few breaks in those clouds as well. wind a little breezy out of south around 10 to 20, but
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we had wind gusts 45, close to 50 miles an hour in some areas. so when the wind gusts are about as high as your temperatures, ub you're -- you know you're in a little bit of trouble rievment now good, 50s across most of the area. the forecast for today, highs should top in the upper 50s to low 60s, that wind out of the south 10 to 20. kristin. >>reporter: those earlier backups not seeing them any more. looking a lot better on 71, 77 and 90. still 13-minute commute for your 90. crocker to the innerbelt bridge. let's check on the drive times. seeing big improvements along 77, especially those northbound lanes. average speed is 57. let me show you what it looks like right now at 77 and arlington. we had that earlier accident finally flowing just fine those northbound lanes looking fan tafng.
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