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>> he's becoming isis' best recruiter. >> trump calling her a liar. the two frontrunners face-off. out-of-this-world mistake. the wrong miss universe crowned last night. host steve harvey with thepic error. >> i have to apologigi. the first runner up is colombia. >> confusion as the runner up learns she actually won. what they're both saying about one of the most awkward moments in pageant history. and the force is strong with "star wars: the force awakens." the biggest opening in movie history. shattering all kinds of records. prevailing in one hollywood theater where the projector broke down. and the movie star with the biggest surprise of all. and good morning, america.
what a weekend for "star wars." you know, the numbers are still coming in. they could go o gher. i know you saw it in a theaterer dan. crowds are just cheering. . >> absolutely. it brought me back to being just 7 years old. it's not hard to do. >> in this case? >> it was effective and constructive. ginger and her husband, ben, welcoming that little baby boy over the weekend. [ applause ] >> oh, so great to see him. adrian benjamin. 20 inches long. 7 pounds, 8 ounces. everyone is doing great. a lot to get to. storms across the country. a big impact on holiday travel % for tens of millions of americans. breaking news overnight. the horrifying scene on the las vegas strip. that driver intentionally running into people. killing one, injuring dozens. kayna whitworth starts us off in las vegas. >> reporter: it's eerie to see an empty las vegas boulevard.
of the paris hotel a a off right now. crews are e rking to clean up after that terrifying hit and run that killed one person and injured several others. overnight, a horrifying scene on the las vegas strip. >> she accelerated again and kept mowing everyone down. >> reporter: after police say a woman drove her car off the road and intentionally hit into people on the cidewalk. excelaccelerateing two, even three times killing one person and sending 30 people to the hospital. all of this with a 3-year-old toddler in the car. >> it looked like she wasn't trying to stop the car. she had both of her hands on the wheel and was looking straight forward. >> it was just before 7:00 p.m. sunday night. >> like, oh, my god, what is going on? this is las vegas. this is christmas. >> reporter: crowds gathered in front of the paris hotel, one of the busiest intersections on the strip, when the oldsmobile veered into the sidewalk. this morning, the driver in custody. >> do weave this driver in
>> that's affirmative. she's in custody. with 8 mary 3 at the casino. >> reporter: police saying she isisot from the area and may ve been driving for a day. a dozen in the hospital. three still in critical condition. police saying the child in the car is uninjured. >> why? why us? why did this happen? what's really happened? >> we have determined this is an intentional act. that means that our lvmpd homicide section will be handling the investigation. >> reporter: i just spoke to the police. the lieutenant does believe the child is in child protective services and he told me receive several cameras in the area. they're combing through the footage. they also plan to reopen las vegas boulevard as soon as they can. george? >> the big question, why? thank you, kayna. the race for president. all the fallout from the democratic debate saturday. it's triggered a new war between donald trump and hillary clinton.
she's not backing down. abc's cecelia vega here with the story. >> reporter: there are now serious questions about whethehe such a video even exists. what is certain, one of the main targets during that debate wasn't anywhere near that stage. this morning, hillary clinton on the defensive, after going on the offensnse against donald trump. >> he is becoming isis' best recruiter. they are going to people, showing videos of donald trump insulting islam and muslims in order to recruit more radical jihadists. >> reporter: that claim made during saturday's debate. there is no evidence to back it up. clinton's campaign unable to prove such a video exists. her communications director on "this week." >> he's being used in social media. by isis. as propaganda. she didn't have a particular videin mind. >> reporter: trump firing back on twitter saying clinton lied and doubling down. >> she just made it up. she made it up.
>> reporter: on the debate stage, one big elephant in the room. >> yes, i apologize. >> reporter: bernie sanders apologizing for the breach of clinton's private voter database. two more staffers suspended this weekend. >> this is not the type of campaign that we run. >> i very much appreciate that comment. >> reporter: clinton center stage and noticeably absent when a trip to the bathroom during a commercial break ran a little lolo. >> sorry. [ laughter ] >> reporter: the laughter spilling over to another stage saturday. [ laughter ] >> reporter: on "snl" this year's hillary joined by ghosts of christmas past. >> aren't you worried about the republicans? >> who is their front-runner? >> just tell me. >> donald trump. >> we're gonna be president! >> i know! >> get back to 2008 and send a bunch of e-mail.
>> reporter: it was so good the campaign trail o oering -- we're cracking up here in the studio. clinton taking a lot of heat this morning for the claim about isis using donald trump in recruitment videos. we asked the white house and the nation security council about those claims. both unaware of videos. >> and the campaign could not produce them. let's go to jon karl for more. hillary clinton is taking some heat from that statement. she comes out of the debate in a good position. >> a huge lead nationally. bernie sanders at his best in early states. look at iowa. hillary clinton has a double digit lead and in new hampshire, bernie sanders lead hasasisappeared. >> donald trump's position was front and center at the debate.
that lists all the times the republican candidates were mentioned it's extraordinary. donald trump was mentioned nine times. >> republicans targeting hillary over isis. >> she said we're finally where we need to be when talking about isis. jeb bush attacked her for that and has put out a video sayiyi -- tweetetg are we now really where we want to be, really? and includes a video that talks about the attacks in paris and san bernardino. hillary clinton for her part. the campaign says she was talking about a a u.n. resolution that passed on syria. a bomb scare on board a packed air france jet. the suspicious device turned out the be harmless. one passenger is in custody this morning. terry moran has all the latest. >> reporter: good morning, lara. french police arrested a man as he arrived at the airport. he is the prime suspect in this
incident. investigators want to know who built this and why? a sinister-looking construction with a timer on top. it's the fake bomb found on board the air france jet over the weekend. a bing 777 carrying 473 passengers and crew. one passenger found the device in a restroom cupboard. the plane diverted. emergency slides were deployed. everyone evacuated and whisked away. investigators determined it was all a hoax. the thing was cardboard paper and a clock said france's president. >> the real concern is was this a joke, a practical joke? or was somebody testing the system, seeing if they could get elements of a bomb through the security system at mauritius and into an airplane to be assembled airborne? >> reporter: the suspect in
flight. prosecutors say he's apparently a retired police officer from the island of reunion. he was traveling with his wife. she's not been released. it very bizarre. >> thank you, terry. you can't blame travellers for being on edge this holiday season. a record number of americans expected to be on the move this year. aaa predicts more than 100 million holiday travelers for the first time ever. david, low gasrices fueling the surge. >> reporter: it's going t continue to fuel driversrs here at the pump overnight oil dropped to its lowest level in 11 years. $1.81 here. and aaa says overnight its survey found $1.99 across the country. the lowest since 2009. also 100 million are traveling, more than 90% on the roads. if you can leave today or
you'll miss most of the traffic that we'll see on wednesday and thursday. george. >> if you're traveling by train, big safety news. >> reporter: yeah, overnight, for the first time, positive train control in effect between new york and washington. this is an automatic system that can stop a train if it's going too fast. it would have preventedhe derailment in philadelphia that killed eight people. george. now to the wild ending of the miss universe pageant. miss colombia was crowned. only problem was shehe didn't actually win. turns out host steve harvey announced the wrong name. t.j. holmes is here to explain it. good morning t.j. >> reporter: better to have been crowned and lost than never to have been crowned at all. do not tell that to miss colombia this morning. after the shortest reign in pageant history. she was in the middle of her victory lap when she gets a tap p
back. >> miss universe 2015 is -- colombia! >> reporter: miss colombia reigned supreme as miss universe for 2 1/2 glorious minutes. then this happened. >> okay, folks. i have to apologize. [ cheers and applause ] the first runner up is colombia. [ cheers and applause ] miss universe 2015 is philippines! >> reporter: host steve harvey correctingngimself, announcing the winner is miss philippines. >> miss philippines, take your first walk as miss universe. >> reporter: creating one of the most awkward moments in pageant
a chorus of boos fill the hall as steve tries to explain. >> listen, folks. let me just take control of this. this is exactly what's on the card. i will take responsibility for this. it was my mistake. it was othe card. horrible mistake. but the right thing, i can show it to you right here. the first runner up is colombia. it is my mistake. still a great night. >> reporter: and with that, steve was off. leaving the ladies to sort it all out. miss colombia's crown gently removed. bestowed on the right winner. afterwards, the 21-year-old sofia vergara look-alike, graceful in defeat. >> everything happens for a reason. so i'm happy. i'm happy for all what i did and becoming this -- i'm so happy. >> reporter: her fellow cocoestants in her cornene >> we love you! >> reporter: miss philippines struggles to find the words to
moment. >> it's a very, um -- nontraditional crowning, isn't it? >> yes, yes. >> it's very, very 2015. >> reporter: and guys, this was not a scoring ererr. not a misprint. he simply messed up in that moment. we know now. this is a moment made for what, twitter. people lost their minds last night. some were funny. i'll only give you one now. someone put steve's face on justin bieber, is it too late now to say sorry? we think it's just a beauty pageant. but that poor miss colombia. they work their lives for these moments. she thought she had it. >> she handled it so beautifully. >> if she wasn't going to win, probably the best way to lose. the whole world knows her now. >> reporter: we'll hear a lot from her soon. dan, the other top stories. some breaking news out of afghanistan.
deadly attack in afghanistan. a suicide e mber on a motorbike e attacked a jointnt.s.-afghan patrol, killing five soldiers. the taliban has claimed responsibility. no word on the possible american casualties. the taliban makes major gains. rereports that the province could fall into taliban hands in a matter of dada. they have surrounded local police forces. new concerns about the threat of foreign hackers. iranian hackers were able to access the control system of a dam outside new york city in 2013. security experts warn america's power grid and pipelines remain vulnerable. two cyberattacks. dramatic video shows the moment a 30-foot wall of mud slammed into the back of this building. dozens of othehebuildings collllsed. 90 people missing. the morning, the most powerful man in soccer has been kicked out of the sport for
sepp blatter. the president of fifa, soccer's governing body. accused of corruption and making an illegal $2 million payment to his former protege. an unusual t tffic stop in xas. this dash cam video shows an officer pulling over a vehicle and out comes chewbacca, han solo, darth vader. darth maul. the officer gets in the trunk and goes to the "star wars" premier with the gang. but now, you can probably tell the video is a joke. it finishes with this jawa coming into frame and stealing the cop car. this comes from texas, where they have an extremely low crime rate or the police department has unusual priorities. >> that's not shocking. walking around new york, i could totally see that happening for real. maybe not the cop crawling in the trunk. that was weird. that's weird. >> it's the most benign dash cam video we have seen all year. >> yes. >> refreshing.
"star wars." boy, "the force awakens" breaking records. $238 million in the u.s. that could go higher. nick watt has the details. >> reporter: the force awakened and it's strong in this one. the biggest opening in the history of cinema. the jedi. destroyed next best jurassic world. dinosaurs, no match for daisy ridley. >> it's true. all of it. >> reporter: one tragedy, a projector broke down in hollywood. >> the dark side. >> reporter: they restarted, but, they missed a chunk. >> no! >> repepter: meanwhile, boisterous star john boyega surprised audiences in new york on friday night. >> i just wanted to pop by. >> reporter: then? >> david beckham, you have met
>> reporter: the bbc on saturday. >> i just wanted to meet you, mate. >> reporter: reviewers, bloggers tweets, fervently flagging spoilers. >> i'm not going to say anything. i know you're not gogog to say anything. >> reporter: can't speak for michael sam. he tweeted a spoiler. apologized. who watched? 58% male. 71% adults. and -- >> the force is strong in my family. >> reporter: and 20% families. for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> and that is just the begiing right there. >> jususthe beginning indeed. i can't wait to see it. rob marciano. a big snowstorm and heat coming this way. >> the one time of the year people are asking, may the snow be with you as we head towards christmas. they have not it upstate new york. about a foot there. in some spots three feet of snow. look at the warmup in store for this week. 70 or better for christmas eve,
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cedar rapids firefighters say they found a woman's body inside a burnt out mobile home. fire crews responded to the home on the southwest side at 7 o'clock last night. firefighters arrived to the scene at the 23 hundred block kelley streeesouthwest to find the back half of the home on fire. that's inside grand view village. during the search and rescue, fire crews found a woman inside the home. first responders pronounced her dead at t e scene. the fire department has not released her name. the fire and the woman's cause of death are still under investigation. officials have still not said what killed a waterloo teenager who was found in the cedar river. family and friends w wl remember the life of 18- year-old moe sed at first baptist church of waterloo
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welcome back to "gma." you're looking live at the las vegas strip. it was the scene of that horrific crash last night where a woman with her 3-year-old in the backseat plowed right into pedestrians. one person killed. dozens more injured. she did on purpose. she's in kugsdy this morning. police looking for a motive. severe storms across the untry this week may make holiday travel a greater challenge, as a record number of americans hit the road and take to the skies.
first time ever. >> drones, this morning owners will be required to register their devices by the faa. their contact information entered into a national database. >> makes sense. >> it does. everything you need to know about the deals available right now, perfect for you procrastinators out here. by you, i mean me. wewel have -- >> you've been done for months. >> and then i check my list twice like santa recommends and there were a couple left o. >> we have a couple days. > we're going to begin with the natitiwide manhunt for ethan couch. the texas teen who killed four people while driving drunk and got probation. he's run away with his mom. authorities investigating. tips arereouring in after theyey released this poster. nancy grace is here to weigh in after gio benitez reports. >> reporter: the manhunt for 18-year-old ethan couch is intensifying.
releasing this wanted poster and announcing a $5,000 reward for the fugitive teen who killed four people while driving drunk in 2013. his mother, tonya, believed to be on the run with him. just declared a missing person by the d.a.'s office. now officially a partf this investigation. >> i firmly believe they're together. we're going to do everything we can to prosecute her. >> reporter: ethan, who had been sentenced to ten years of probation, missed a probation appointment ten ys ago. this vidid was released. showing a teen at a party at a beer pong table but not tagging. the local district attorney saying ethan was violating probation. >> prosecutors intend to charge him as an adult. he would be facing up to ten years in prison. >> reporter: he's known for using the affluenza defense. >> too rich
for jail. >> reporter: during sentencing, his legal team saying his rich parents spoiled hihifor years, never teaching him his actions had consequences.
anything? >> i don't remember. >> reporter: p pchologists backed up that defense, saying ethan needed rehab, not prison. >> he has an 80% chance of becoming a full-functioning citizen who pays taxes, who doesn't take from the community. if he goes jail, he has a 10% or 20% chance. >> reporter: now,
with the fbi on the case, investigators are tracking his passport, family bank accounts, and fielding hundreds of tips. one seasoned bounty hunter says there's only one way to track him down. >> you have to find the money. you find the end of the money, you find the kid. >> reporter: for "good morning america," gio benitez, abc news. >> let's talk to nancy grace. now the mom, the focus of the investigation. >> yes, she is. and, it's interesting. she has not been charged with any crime, such as harboring a
important, but subtle, distinctions. she's been named officially a missing person. tonya couch is now in a nationwide database. where police and authorities all over the country can access her photo. that i icritical. now, if you read between the lines, the district attorney's office is saying there's no indication they've left the country. but they've got the money to do it. i have spoken in depth with a county sheriff. and it's entirely possible that they have left the country. several of their homes appear to be empty. in fact, in one of them, there's nothing left but pinball machche. i agree. it's all about the money. where are they going to live? like ethan couch can make a living in mexico? >> if they did get out of the country, are they beyond the reach of theaw? >> oh, absolutely not. the u.s. marshals, border
over the world. now, granted, he is not a major drug lord or a kingpin. but think about it. four dead bodies. another victim left permanently paralyzed. cannot speak or move. can only see. a sixth victim, horrible internal injuries. and this guy walked. with straight probation. >> boy, it's -- it is stunning. you say the mom has not been charged with anything yet. if they find her, if she's charged, how much trouble could she be in? >> oh, she'll be looking at jail time. now, interesting, the mother and father, they were married, divorced, separated, got back together. they're apart now. but think about it. where are they goi to get the money from him? he owns a very successful sheet metal business. they have to follow that money. that's the way to find them.
laying low on the dad right now. but i can put money on it, they've got him tapped out the yin-yang. >> i wouldn't put it like that, but i bet you're right. >> that's a legal, technical term, okay. >> thank you, nancy. we're going totowitch gears to the pharmaceutical company ceo notorious for jacking up the price of a life-saving drug. he's out on bail after being arrested for fraud. not out of the spotlight. there he is, live-streaming his life. he's speaking out for the first time since his arrest. mara schiavocampo has the story. >> reporter: this morning, 32-year-old ex-pharmaceutical o martin shkreli givivg his first interview since being charged. telling "the wall street journal" that he was arrested because of a social experiment and teasing people over the internet. adding that his erratic social media posts are a bit of an act. what do you do when you have the attention of millions of people? it seems to me like it would be
over the weekend, holding a nearar five-hour live-stream. seemingly in his pajamas, one day after his arrest. while he didn't address the allegations -- >> i ian't really talk abobo business or r ything. allegagaons. or anything like that. i can't answer any questions about that whatsoever. >> reporter: he did do plenty of other stuff. playing the guitar. taking phone calls. even surfing online dating profiles. thursday, shkreli was taken into custody. for alleged securities fraud. federal investigators saying he ran his two former companies like a ponzi scheme. he rose to infamy earlier this year after raising the price of an hiv and cancer drug from $13.50 to $750 per pill. a 5,000% increase. friday, he resigned as ceo of touring pharmaceuticals and was released on $5 million bail.
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it's 7:48. we're back with boy scouts who really earned their badges over the weekend, helping save their leader from a bear attack. using their survival skills to rescue him and signal for help. >> reporter: this morning, what should have been a simple adventure turned into a terrifying lesson in survival. >> we have a gentleman in the cave with a bear. he has been injured by a bear. >> reporter: officials say 50-year-old troop leader christopher petronino was exploring a cave sunday afternoon when he was attacked inside by a black bear. >> all units out there, be advised.
nonoyelling out. >> the bear was inside the cave. its den, its home. >> reporter: the boys were outsidthe cave hearing their scout leader screaming. jumping into action. calling 911, trying to lure the bear out of the cave. using snacks, trail mix and bananas. >> he's bleeding from his neck, his arm, his head. >> reporter: the boys then starting a fire. the rescue helicopter finding the group by tracking the smoke from the air. taking the leader to the hospital for treatment. >> i'm sure it's the training received as scouts that they were able to implement to save the life of their own scoutmaster. i can't praise them enough. >> reporter: for "good morning america," gloria riviera, abc news, new york. >> those smart kids. still onongood morning america," divorced stars nick cannon and mariah carey are
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the east coast, wah, wah.waterloo police are investigating a stabbing that sent a woman to the hospital. officers found the woman in the 0 block of riehl street around 4:45 yesterday afternoon. she had at least one stab wound - police haven't said how seriously she was hurt. police have not made an arrest. prosecutors are determininin whether to file charges in the death of a waterloo girl. 4-year-old gracie buss died -- days after officers found her unresponsive in may. an autopsy found blunt force injuries to her head
police say they have completed their investigation and have given the results to the black hawk county attorney's office. a man in waterloo faces arson, assault, and gun charges fofotrying to set his mother's garage on fire. according to the waterloo cedar falls courier, 29- year-old kyle hattrup tried to set a fire at 728 riehl street on saturday afternoon. police sayayhe fire was out after officers arrived and also found out hattrup assaulted his mother. later when officers were looking for him, police say hattrup pulled out a gun. now he is in the black hawk county jail. and whenever you see news, give us a call on newsline nine. that number is 319-365-9999. you can also email pictures and video to newsroom at kcrg dot com. and now here's your first alert forecast. plan on a wet start totothe day with rain in the area. the rain may be moderate at times with amount of 0.1" to 0.25" likely. locally higher amounts may be found along or south of i-80 as well. we'll
through the day. tomorrow, we are sitting in- between storm systems, but more rain is likely to come our way by wednesday. christmas eve and christmas day look to remain quiet around here with our next system arriving this weekend. this one again looks to stay as rain, though colder air is creeping ever closer, and we'll keep a close eye on that one. have a good day! for the first time this
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the moment when steve harvey announced the wrong winner. a lot more about the awkward moment when miss colombia had to give up the crown. and the memes that took over the internet. co-parenting for christmas. new picture of mariah carey and her ex, nick cannon. with their twins. the couple trying to give their kids a happy holiday. does bringing a divorced family back together make it easier or
family. so are you ready for christmas? we have all the ways you can get your packages under the tree just in time. last-minute savings strategies. clever christmas tree hacks. if you've been putti it off, we've got y y covoved as we say -- >> all: good morning, america. [ cheers and applause ] we have a great crowd outside. we say goooomorning, america, toto you. so much to get to. including a creative twist on the classic christmas tree. a lot of people posting picture of their inventive ways to decorate without a real tree. is there that was toilet paper, wasn't it? >> pretty sure. >> our friends at buzz feed here to show us how to make our own diy trtrs. a little bit more persrsal. we've told them a little bit
we can't wait to see what they create. team sara, team rob, team dan, and lara. i'm judging today. you ready, three, two, one, go. >> let the games begin. and we're so excited to share with you the newest member of our "gma" family. ginger's little boy, adrian benjamin, born over the weekend.. everybody dodog just fine. and he was a big boy. >> sweet. looking great. hope they're happy. congratulations. let's get the news from dan harris. he's got the morning rundown. hey,y, guys. the big story this morning, the search for a motive after a horrifying crash on the las vegas strip. a woman with a 3-year-old in the backseat intentionally drove her car on to the crowded sidewalk. plowing into pedestrians. killing one person. injuring three dozoz others. six of them critically injured. the woman behind the wheel is in custody. she's undergoing drug and alcohol tests. afghanistan. killed in a suicide attack near
the attacker riding a motorbike, targeted soldier on that patrol. the taliban is claiming responsibility. also breaking right now, five people detained in connection with the terror attacks in paris. this follows police raids in brussels, belgium. two brothers among those detained for questioning. no weapons or explplives were found. and back in this country, we turn to a growing lottery andal this morning. a computer expert already convicted of taling one big jackpot is now under investigation in dozens of states. linzie janis has the details. >> reporter: the lottery industry insider already convicted of rigging one iowa drawing. >> we, the jury, find the defendant, edward tipton, guilty of fraud. >> reporter: but this morning, prosecutors now saying 52-year-old eddie tipton, a former security director working for the multistate lottery association may have had access to lottery games in as many as 37 states. stealing jackpots from the millions of hopeful players
investigators say tiptonon installed d cret software on the machines that randomly generate winning lotto numbers. so he would have those winning digits in advantage. >> we're looking into any jackpots that could be associated with eddie tipton. >> repepter: his attorney sasa there's no evidence that mr. tipton did anything to tamper with any of the computers. prosecutors say this surveillance video shows tipton back in 2010, making his first big mistake. purchasing a winning ticket himself, worth $16.5 million. when someone else tried to collect it, investigators uncovered thscam. this year, a jury convicting him and sentencing him to ten years in prison. he's currently out on bail pending an appeal. for "good morning america," linzie janis, abc news, new york. and finally this morning, to the surprise of absolutely nobody, the internet is going crazy after the mistake at the miss universe pageant. host steve harary first declaring miss colombia the
philippines. the first runner up is colombia. [ cheers and applause ] miss universe 2015 is philippines! >> ouch. steve harvey did take all the blamam that did not prevent the emergence of a tsunami of memes online. this one showing the pageant contestants under official review b b the much-maligned nfl refugees. referees, rather. another, odell beckham stealing the crown away. and this may be the best one. "family feud" image with the question, name someone who is not invited to miss universe next year. as you know, steve harvey hosts "family feud." >> you could see on his -- >> lara, you have said, you've been in situations like this. you feel his pain. >> i hosted d ss america. itit a live show.
i can completely see how it could have happened. >> you could see on his face how shattered he was. >> and how about just having to take the crown off oher head. >> painful all around. no question. >> let's go to sara. let's look what's ahead on the "gma morning menu." superstar mariah carey and her ex, nick cannon, getting together for the holidays for their twins. is co-parentntg good or confusing for the kids? and the secrets to save on holiday travel. how to land the best, last-minute deals. and becky worley tells us how to make sure any gifts you buy today land under the tree in time. that and our christmas tree challenge coming up on "gma," right here in times square. the challenges facing the country never stop. so neither does the u.s. army. we train. adapt. and get smarter. every soldier. evererunit. every day. not to keep up with change;
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harder at the holidays. what about when exes who are used to having blowout extravaganzas? well, what they did may have earned them a spot on santa's nice list. this morning, showing that all they want for christmas is quality time with their 4-year-old twins. what more can i do baby all i want for christmas is you >> reporter: cannon posting this photo on inthat -- instagram with carey and their twins, monroe and moroccan, saying festive family moments. both parents sharing a flurry of photos with their exciting weekend for the kids. >> by coming together, mariah and nick are sending an excellent message certainly to their children, but to other parents that you don't have to be together to be great co-parents of your kids. >> reporter: when they first
carey intended to co-parent regardless of their separation. >> we'll forever be family. at the same time, we're there for our children and making them the number one priority and understanding that they're loved and can have an amazing holiday. >> reporter: carey reflecting that sentiment. >> we're learning as we go. we're doing the best we can. it's all about the kids. that's it. >> reporter: the proud parents posting their co-parenting accomplishments all year. like this family photo from the twins' 4th birthday party and a picture of a very happy thanksgiving. cannon telling howard stern about the family turkey dinner. >> no bad words. she's awesome. it's still love and respect involved. it's not really about, oh, what i get, what you get. >> reporter: the power duo, one of many former hollywood couples, like gwyneth paltrow and chris martin, and jennifer garner and ben affleck putting the kids first after a split. sharing holid cheer as family. >> parents are sending the message that even though they're not together, they're willing to
they're willing to communicate. they're willing to put the kids' interests before their own. that's just an awesome thing. >> reporter: and nick cannon says putting the kids' interests first is not hard. it's about the unconditional love you have for your kids so you can let go of the grudges. >> absolutely. absolutely. reena, thank you so much. we're going send it over to george with parenting expert and editor of mom.com, ericka souter. >> if you can pull this off, there are real benefits. >> absolutely. i'm not going to pretend this is an easy thing to do. we have talked to parents who have done it successfully. they say the most important thing is that the kids have to feel that they have a solid family unit though the parents are not in the same house. >> i can understand how some kids could get confused. >> absolutely. especially dealing with young children. they may think, oh, great, mom and dad are getting back together. even older children can hold out
parents say the best thing to do is to communicate and say, dad's going back to his house. mom will be at her house. but we're spending the holiday together as family. >> you have have to a real open heart and flexibility. >> a lot of flexibility. there are three things that parents need to do. number one, they do need to be flexible. about t e schedule, the timimi, how things come together. this is not the time to take a hard line. number two, communicate with each other so everyone is on the same page when it comes to what's best for the kids. lastly, probably the most important, you don't w wt to wait until the last minute to pull this together. make your plan ahead of time. so you know going into the holiday where everyone is going to be, where all the parts are in place. that makes for a much more peaceful holiday. >> and the kids do love to know. >> and kids do love to you. >> thank you, ericka. let's get to lara. santa has a team of reindeer. but for the rest of us, travel can be very pricey. in this morning's "gma on the
how to save big. >> reporter: mike and stacy have always loved to travel. but now as parents to julia and ryan, they've had to recalibrate their destinations and their budget. >> obviously, everything changes. and, priorities are realigned. >> disney, here we come. >> reporter: first task. flights from new jersey to orlando. and now they have an extra cost. julia is about to turn 2. she was a lap seat. now she needs her own seat. >> yes. >> exactly. >> reporter: so far, finding flights for $317. a ticket. totataing almost $1,000. we bring in travelelxpert brian kelly. to see if he can work some savings magic for their trip to the magic kingdom. who's ready to save some money?? >> we are. we definitely are. >> reporter: flexibility is the first tip. brian recommends having adjustable travel dates.
you can leave on those days, generally, will save 20% or more. >> reporter: next tip,p,hen looking online, think outside the box. brian suggests first searching google flights. >> it's not a travel agency. they're not trying to sell you hotel packagesesnd everything se. >> reportete there, we find savings on flights.. brian has another trick up his sleeve. >> southwest airlines doesn't show up on any of theonline travel agencies. so you always have to go to southwest.com. >> reporter: there, stacy and mike hit the jackpot. but traveling on tuesdays, they can find a round-trip fare for $192 per ticket, including two free checked bags and carry-ons. you just shaved about $120 off the cost of every ticket. >> no fees. that is a no-brainer. >> reporter: once on the ground, another tip. membership has privileges. you can often get lower rates on hotels and rental cars through memberships with discount warehouses, aaa, and even aarp. >> i'm 32 years old.
>> reporter: that little tip puts $100 back in their pocket. ready to book? >> we're ready. >> yeah. >> rooer we're ready. >> reporter: for "good morning america," rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> rebecca strikes again. more great tips. experts say there are credit card signups that offer big mile bonuses. mike and stacy found some thth would givevehem air and hotel travel for free. was remember but remember, every time you sign up for a new credit card, it impactc your credit. beware. nowowhere are onlnlfour days left for christmas. will they get there on time? becky worley is here with the last minute tips to get it done. >> reporter: good morning, george. yes, the panic is real. the nation retail federation saying only a third of us have wrapped up shopping completely. breathe deeply other two-thirds of america, including me. retailers know we have procrastinated. there are new and shockingly convenient ways to shop and save this week.
for many, a frantic scramble. we need a few more things. so what are the options? let's start online. you can absolutely still shop via mobile or mouse. but it l cost you. >> if you're planning on shipping gifts this week, prepare for sticker shock. >> reporter: stitier shock is right. shoppers cananay two to three times the price of regular shipping to ensure delivery. by christmas eve. >> you could pay over $100 for a small package. >> reporter: the deadline for two-day shipping, tuesday, december 22nd. one-day, d dember 23rd. but that doesn't mean midnight of those days. most retailers have a cutoff between noon to 2:00 p.m. eastern. so shop early. the next option, ship to store. you have probably done this before. buy online, and pick up at customer service. you don't have to wait in lines. the package is there waiting for you. and when you get to the store, you can make sure the deal isn't better there. >> reporter: somethi new this
a free service called curb side. it lets you order on your phone from many retailers, then schedule a pickup. i pull in and then fire up the app. they bring everything i ordered right to the car. i don't even have to get out. >> welcome to target curb side. may i see your i.d.? pot your items right here. all right, thank you. >> thank you so much. >> have a great one. >> reporter: that was convenience. if even a trip to the curb is too much, deliv delivers to your house. in a lot of cases, that delivery costs just $5 extra. it's only in 17 markets. if you're lucky enough to be in one of them, this might save christmas. one other thing that helps. retailers annonocing longer hours.s. some staying open round the clock to give people opportunities to shop even if they, themselves, are working long hours this week. macy's every store open late. check listings.
through christmas eve. toys are us from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. some open around the clock througugchristmas eve. kohl's open 179 straight hours. from 7:00 a.m. december 17th through 6:00 p.m. on christmas eve. i'm off to take my own advice and get my own shopping done. >> boy, round the clock at toys "r" us. >> why don't we encourage people better rather than make the poor people work around the clock for the holiday? >> maybe we try to do more. let's go outside to rob. >> check it out, george. massachusetts, corpus christi. deep in the heart of texas. brownsville, texas. do you get much snow there? >> once. >> once. >> yes. >> hence the hat. you look terrific. not a whole lot of snow here. check out west. we have snow in the cascades. this is snoqualmie pass. they had over 110 inches just last week. that's more than they had all last year.
out. the snow is amazing. mortgage the house if you have to to get out there ananski. much-needederain in parts of california.plan on a wet start to the day with rain in the area. the rain may be moderate at times with amount of 0.1" to 0.25" likely. locally higher amounts may be found along or south of i-80 as well. we'll also have slowly falling temperatures through the day. tomorrow, we are sitting in- between storm systems, but more rain is likely to come our way by wednesday. christmas eve and christmas day lk to remain quiet around here withthur next system arriving this weekend. this one again looks to stay as rain, though colder air is creeping ever closer, and we'll keep a close eye on that one. have a good day! >> snow for christmas. they're dressed for it. not going to happen here. become inside to you. >> thank you, rob. j believe it's time. "pop news" time. >> it's an honor to get that toss from you, lara. from one popper to the next. celebs are just like us.
the release of "star wars: the force awawens." joseph gordon leavitt won the l.a. premier. i didn't realize there were winners. dressed as yoda in a bathrobe. >> wow. >> yeah. check out ronda rousey as a storm trooper. actress/model, cara delevingne. posting this snap as, of a a people, jabba the hutt. >> that's her? >> yeah. she went jabba the hutt. rainn wilson. of "the office" as a jedi. and his son as an adorable boba fett. and mark zuckerberg's 3-week-old daughter and his dog, beast. embracing the dark side. and it all started with neil patrick harris with this photo
favovote original charactete. i want to believe dan dressed up. >> i dressed up as a nerd, actually. it's the costume i wear all the time. >> so you wore the suit you wear every day. >> it was a stretch. >> i would have had so much more respect if you pulled out a photo of you dressed up. >> i know it's hard for me to increaea my respect level wiwi you, sara. >> next to impossible. >> he's a jedi knight in our eyes. >> yes. >> i'll continue the challenge, though.. if you can find d e time to dress up and send me a photo, off the charts. >> this is starting to sound a little risque. >> it's only 8:0. next up, paul mccartney seems to have it all. he was all over new york city. he joined bruce springsteen on the "snl" stste. the music legend also had a blast cheering on t t new york raraers. most importantly, the 21-time grammy-award-winner finally achieved a lifelong sports dream. closer. not quite as impressive.
brooklyn nets game.. all paul wanted was one of those free flying t-shirts. another eager fan beat him to the toss. he was crushed. the beatle could not simply "let it go." so he ---- "let it be," excuse me. >> i was going to say. >> ruined that whole pun. >> i was so excited for that pun. >> wasn't there another song go." >> one of your favorite beatles songs is "hey, dude," right? >> no, it was imagine. shut up. one. dan, you need to be escorted off the set. he returned to barclays. this time he was ready. paul mccartney was victorious, proving that some of the sweetest things in life are free. >> agreed. >> yes. >> but the nets lost by 15. >> that was a long setup for "let it be." >> that was a long setup for "letett be." you're a huge rolling stones fan. >> this weekend, he asked me my favorite beatles song. i said, "imagine." he said, that's not a beatles song. >> that's close.
>> i was in the realm. >> yes, you were. >> people, come on. christmas came adorably early for duane "the rock" johnson and his fwoifgirlfriend, lauren, welcoming baby jasmine into the world. the "fast and furious" star posting the the debut photo of his daughter. he posted these words to his 36 million followers. give me the strength to be a better man today than i was yesterday. if i can accomplish that, i have a good shot at being a great father. he added the hashtag, she can date when she's 40. would you show up at that door? >> no way. >> no way. it's been one unbelievable year. inspiring. shocking. trail-blazing. >> he look better than me as a man. he looks better than me as a woman. how can i win? >> from the naenae to the no no. >> ashley madison, not so anonymous. >> to the oh, no. >> i wish i lookededhat good lickckg a doughnut.
>> rule 101, don't hire a hot nanny. >> it's been one knockout of a year. robin roberts with the year. tuesday at 9:00, 8:00 central on abc.for the first time this presidential race a republican candidate has at least 40 percent support from voters. a recent cbs / yougov poll of iowa republicans puts ted cruz and donald trump well ahead of the 11 other candidates. texas senator ted cruz reached 40 percent -- he was at about half of that just two weeks ago. donald trump has 31 percent.
percent. the steepest drop is retired neurosurgeo n ben carson, still in 4th but only at 6 percent. everyone else in the fieldlds at 2 percent or lower. the cbs/you gov poll of iowa democrats shows hillary clinton maintaining a lead of only about 5 points. she has 50 percent, to senator bernie sanders' 45 percent. the two will campaign throughout ia this week after their debate saturday night. sanders has 3 days of visits planned, all in western iowa, starting today. clinton is scheduled for stops in keota, fairfield, and bettendorf tomorrow. and now here's your first alert forecast. plan on a wet start to the day with rain in the area. the rain may be moderate at times with amount of 0.1" to 0.25" likely. locally higher amounts may be found along or south of i-80 as well. we'll also have slowly falling temperatures through the day. tomorrow, we are sitting in- between storm systems, but more rain is likely to come our way by wednesday. chrisisas eve and christmas day look to remain quiet around here with our next system arriving this weekend. this
[ cheers and applause ] look at this crowd out here in times square. all bundled up. here are our friends from bubu feed. they're creating personalized diy trees. we'll reveal them in just a few minutes. and tell you how to make something special for yourself as well. first, we're counting down to christmas with some of the hottest gifts this year. high-tech gadgets that help you stay healthy. these ultimate trackers can do
your fitnene. they can help with almost every aspect of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. take a look. 'tis the seasosoto be healthy. what better way to improve your health one step at a time than with fitness trackers. as we step into the holiday season, it's one of the hottest selling gifts this year. >> you're talking abobo the time of year where everyone is making their new year's resolutions. what better gift to get than the gift of health. >> reporter: and with the fitness tech iustry growing. the industry raking in $14 billion a year. and set to double by 2020. >> it makes people aware of what they're doing and how you treat your body. sohese tools give them the opportunity to do that. >> reporter: and the fitness tracking market is saturated. this year, the health and fitness app usage up 62%.
runtastic pro. >> start an activity with runtastic now. >> reporter: and the endless like the fitbit. jawbone. >> so you can make the choices to help you live better. vivoactive. >> if your goal is 10,000 steps a day and at the end of the day, you're doing 2,000, i think a lightbulb goes off. >> and joining us now is live stile reporter anna desouza. this is interesting. >> it's anutomatic tracker for your entire bodydy it calculates the amount of calories you have consumed. you've burned. your hydration, your sleep, your steps. all just sitting on the wrist. >> how can it tell what you have eaten? >> it calculates the amount of glucose inour bloodstream. it translates it into calorie
>> you have your phone. you can go to the app. you can see how you're doing. >> exactly. it's about 80% accurate. >> this is another take. how do it work? >> this, you can wear on your bra or pantleg. this is spire. a fitbit for your stress and emotions. it tracks your breathing in real time. so you can see your breathing undulate up or down. en you'ree feeling especiaiay tensns or stressed, it sends you a text notification. for me, it's usually all day. when i'm hunched over my computer, i stop breathing. for some peoeoe, it can be when their heart is racacg. or the breathing is quicker. >> what do you do with that information? it is a reminder to -- >> to calm down. the app p kes you through a guided meditation. or go for a walk around the office or the block. >> dan harris must love this. this is how to get 10% happier. >> exactly. >> and it is important, i think,
doing. so many of us don't realize how hard we're working or that we're not breathing or drinking water. these are great remindnds, but they can go too far. where they're harassing us. you're eating, you're eating. >> it causes more stress. >> i'm panting now because of this. and this is not a wearable piece. it's a plate. >> it's a new technology. it's a smart plate. it calculates the calories you're about to consume before you consume it. take a photo with the smart phone. each reservoir has a scale. who knows the the difference between three and four ounces of chicken? the smart plate is also able to weigh it at the same time. tell you the calories you're about
to consume. >> it's insane the technology that's available. and not very expensive. anna, thank you. for sort of breaking it down and explaining to us. let's get outside to rob marcianonoor a look at the weather. time now for "gma's" football countdown. i'm here with fans of both teams
orleans saints on monday night football. on espn. mike greenberg and mike golic on espn radio and espn2's "mike & mike" have a take on tonight's game. here they are. >> we're mike and mike. the lions in
new orleans. what's your pick? >> it's cafe du monde. i'm not really going to watch the game. i'm going to get me a bunch of beignets. they come in three-pax, five-pax. i don't know where i'm going to end up. but it will be anywhere but the game. >> lions are going win. back to you. >> how about a beignet? they're making us hungrier. let's look at the weather forecast`for tonight's game in new orleans, sponsored by natitiwide. storms, cocod be severe. they're playing in a dome. if you're out own bourbon street, at times, take cover. the action starts tonight. tune in to find out the game's unsung hero. in tthe rain may be moderate at times with amount of 0.1" to 0.25" likely. locally higher amounts may be found along or south of i-80 as well. we'll
through the day. tomorrow, we are sitting in- between storm systems, but more rain isis >> get your beignets. get your beignets. got to feed them, george. got to feed them. back over to you. >> thank you, rob. it's time for our christmas tree challenge. here we are. these magnificent creations. the first up is keely flaherty. and lara is already voting with her nod. tell us what you were trying to do here. >> this is supposed to be like a representation of me. i see a lot of toilet paper and a plunger. i'm disturbed. >> you can use anything around your house if you're going to do a diy christmas tree. plungers, toilet paper. i trieto capture the essence of lara. we couldll use more support around the holidays. right? >> basically, i tried to include goggles. a little bit of wine. wine corks. paint brushes. >> i have no idea why she would
it's beautiful. i judge it? >> no, you just say what you think. >> perfect 10. >> loryn brantz, you did one for dan. >> unlike lara, i love this tree. it captures the things i love, carbs, my baby, and cats. i put that in the wrong order. i should have started with my baby. >> a lot of bagels there. >> i was a little worried. i'm jewish. i don't know a lot about christmas trees. i think i held it together. >> you did well. >> the duct tape. >> and joanna borns, what do we have for team sara? >> it's important to have heavier items at the bottom. i knkn sara loves chihuahuas. i tried to incorporate as many chihuahuas as possible. >> it's a cheech fest, george. check it out. >> it's also subtle like sara. >> and heavy on the bottom. sorry. sorry.
>> i think she likes it. >> i love it. i think she nailed it. >> you love it. >> arianna rebolili, what do you have? >> we did a weather tree. sun, lightning. the whole thing is kind of like a tornado. anything you might lose in that. >> excellent work on the toilet paper. nice work. i have to give it a 10. >> now it's time for all of you to vote. team rob. [ cheers and applause ] okay, team sara. [ cheers and applause ] [eam dan. [ cheers and applause ] well, we know w o's out? team lara. [ cheers and applause ] it's sara or rob. okay, , 's sara. sara gets it. where's the fruitcake? do we have the fruitcake? >> we do. i believe there is a -- there it is. >> there it is. there's your fruitcake.
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selling millions and making billions. the few movie, "joy," starring jennifer lawrence tells the real-life story of that mom, joy mangano, who recently stopped by the pseudoyeo. congratulations on your success. my fellololong islander. oh, yes, right. >> and this incredible movie starring jennifer lawrence. david o. russell directs. >> it's like, wait a minute. could this really be happening, right? but there was david on the other end of thehehone. thth started the most amazing creative path and then ended up with this incredible inspirational movie "joy." >> and to be played by jennifer lawrence. >> oh, my goodness. it doesn't get better r an that. >> hi, would you like to try a new mop? >> no. >> it's self-wringing. you can remove the mop head, throw it in the washing machine. no germs. >> no. >> no. >> no? >> look at that. >> you want to try it? self-wring? see? no other mop does this.
rld. right? it's a funny thing. from the moment we met, within a short period of time, we were finishing each other's sentences. >> i'm sure there are people who, when they read about the movie, will go, really? a a ant hollywood christsts blockbuster about a woman who invented a cool mop. it's so much more. how would you describe "joy "? >> it's very inspirational. so many of us have, you know, ideas and inspirations. and the mop just represents all of that. hi, i'm joy mangano and i invented the miracle mop. and how many of us tuck it away and say, i don't know. but if you believe in yourself. and go after it, that's the message. >> when you have a dream, making it a reality is a bold thing to do. >> many of us find that we grow up, we have a family, start doing things. it kind of moves us away from
but if you are able to stick to at and no matter what anybody says, and follow through with it and be successful with it. but success in a way that's so natural for me. iteans helping other people with my products. that's what success is. >> t tt is awesome. mission accomplished. >> right? >> we want to inspire and encoure people to do what you've done and follow their dreams. so we have two wonderful ladies over here. >> sure, let's go. >> we've named this segment life's a pitch. with a "p." with a "p." >> okay. >> you stand here. meet nadine and jennifer. theseere two budding entrepreneurs. they each have a product. they would like to each pitch you, and would you let them know if they have a glimmer of hope? >> i'll give it my best shot if you give it yours. how's that? >> nadine, why don't you start. >> the g-cap is a stretchable, spill-proof bottleap. stretch the g cap overny beverage bottle and insert any
>> i like the nice, concise pitch. what do you think? >> absolutely. i wish i had that when my children were little. you can do it with that and many kinds of bottles. correct? >> y y. it fits many siziz. jennifer, you're up. >> hi, joy. have you ever cut yourself in the kitchen before? never again. with the knife glider. it's as easy as chop, glide, slide. the vegetable peeler, pop it on. and you can peel your vegetables. your cucumber, your potato. the hot meat attachment. slice the meat without getting burned. at's nice is it's cocoapsible for easy storage. dishwasher-safe, bpa-free, and proudly made in the usa. >> well that is correct was a great pitch. gnat that is so important and so easy to use. and solves a problem that we have when we're cutting, right? in m my ways, very ingenious. the sign of a great product is
i was like, that's it. you guys solve problems. >> and easy. and user friendly. that will impact somebody's day. so i think they're both fabulous. i actually want both. >> that is -- you want both? >> i do. i do. >> you really want both. >> i still spill and i'm not a child. so see, it's f everybody. i want it for my italili oil bottlelehe. >> to get the blessing of joy is one thin but how about $10,000 for each of you to get going? >> oh, my gosh. >> oh! >> oh, my gosh. >> from the movie, "joy." from the movie, "joy," that inspires women like you, anybody like you to go follow through. and you did. and i'm so proud
of you. >> thank you, thank you. >> yay! >> go follow your dreams. i have chills. keep going, girls. thank you so much. we want to thank joy for giving themem10,000 each to create their dreams.
coming up josh groban picked up a grammy nomination for his latest album, "stages." he recently stopped by to talk to amy about the inspiration and to sing a little bit. >> we're herwith the one and only josh groban. his latest album, "stages" has sold more than half a million copies. it features some of the greatest musical theater songs of all time. josh will perform one of them in just a moment. but first, let's c ct. >> let's chat, shall we? >> you've been all over the country. you have had to add shows. that's how in-demand you are. what's the best part about being on the road? >> it's fantastic. if you buildldt, then they come. it's always a good feeling. we're going to europe and australia and places like that. we're going to be doing great outdoor venues throughout
it will be some of the song. somef the older songs. anytime you can gogout and sing your heart out under the stars, it's a good night out. >> how about singing your heart out in the middle of times square? >> that's pretty cool. >> here is josh groban performing "pure imagination." >> thank you so much. come with me and you'll be in a world of pure imagination take a look and you'll see
[ cheers and applause ] we had a nice kickoff to christmas week. congratulatitis, sara, for your tree. >> yes. >> thank you. >> it's beautiful. a very special day tomorrow. maks and peta will be here tomorrow. >> i'm looking forward to that. >> i would have loved them to crown her tree and take it back. and give it to me.
crown her tree and take it back.a cedar rapids group is hosting a walk today to honor the lives of two homeless people murdered earlier this year. the catherine mcauley center is hosting the memorial walk today. they will be starting at the center at 5 o'clock this evening. then they will walk or drive to each of the two sites where the homeless people were killed. back in september, police found 56-year-old raymond ursino strangled in the parking lot of the first presbyterian church. less than a week lalar, police found 41-year-old sharon mead strangled outside of coe college. 44-year-old
travis standlee will go to trial for the two murders in may. he has pleaded not guilty. today, a construction crew in cedar rapids will put in the last steel beam of the new c-r-s-t building. the 11 story building on first street southeast has
september of last yeararthe crst international corporate headquarters, bankers trust, rsm international and holmes murphy will all be in the building it should be done next summer. and now here's
your first alert forecast. plan on a wet start to the day with rain in the area. the rain may be moderate at times with amount of 0.1" to 0.25" likely. locly higher amounts may be found along or south of i-80 as well.l.e'll also have slowly falling temperatures through the day. tomorrow, we are sitting in- between storm systems, but more rain is likely to come our way by weddsday. christmas evee and christmas day look to remain quiet around here with our next system arriving this weekend. this one again looks to stay as ra, though colder air is creeping ever closer, and we'll keep a close eye on that one. have a good day! you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news