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good morning, america. breaking right now, al qaeda takes responsibility for the terror attack in paris just hours ago. a big break in the investigation. as new video emerges of the killer brothers making their escape and the new issue of "charlie hebdo" goes on sale in paris. its cartoons outraging muslims around the world again. new this morning, the plot to kill john boehner. a bartender charged allegedly admitting his plans to poison the top republican's wine. how he got caught. happening now, hired gun? the race car driver and the assassin. the strange turn in nascar superstar kurt busch's battle with his ex. he claims she is a paid killer taking on missions all over the world. close encounter. take a look at this.
a hippo in hot pursuit of a boat on safari exploding out of the water just inches away, on the run from a hungry, hungry hippo. and good morning, america. boy, that looked like a sub coming out of the water. welcome back from the big game. what an event it turned out to be. what, biggest college football game ever. most watched cable television show in history. >> more than 33 million watched that game on espn. buckeye nation is -- i don't think they've cleaned up all the confetti yet there. at at&t stadium. >> you said you loved the stadium too. >> oh, my gosh, you were watching the big screen. the big screen is as wide as a basketball court is long. >> was it hard to decide where to watch? >> you go in there and doing this. you're like, i could be at home.
but north texas did a great job in hosting that event. okay to the news. the latest on that terror attack in paris. new claim of responsibility from al qaeda overnight. abc's brian ross here with all the latest. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, george. the new claim of responsibility says al qaeda ordered, planned and financed the operation which it called the blessed battle of paris. u.s. intelligence analysts are still studying the tape which was posted overnight and features a senior al qaeda leader who praises the two kouachi brothers as heroes of islam. [ speaking a foreign language ] "we claim responsibility," he says, "for this operation as a vengeance for the messenger of allah" and he goes on to claim al qaeda chose the target, laid the plan, financed the operation and appointed its leader. and he claims the now-dead american radical cleric anwar al awlaki was responsible for choosing the gunmen and he said the actions of the third gunman
amedy coulibaly were separate, but coincided with the attack on "charlie hebdo." with pictures of the 9/11 attack, he says these wounds have not healed and won't be it in paris, new york or washington. the al qaeda claim of responsibility is consistent with what the two kouachi brothers shouted as they left the magazine one week ago today. new video shows how they made their initial escape opening fire on the first police car to confront them. the police car retreats, clearing the way on the narrow streets of paris for the gunmen to escape and go on to kill others. in its claim this morning al qaeda offers no hard proof, no pictures in yemen, no martyrdom videos but it's clearly a time to come a week after the assault as new copies of that magazine hit the street, george. >> the french are showing no fear in the face of terrorism. that new issue of "charlie hebdo" selling out across the country this morning with people waiting hours to buy it. abc's terry moran is in paris
with more on that side of the story. good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, robin. here on the famous champs-elysees you can't buy a copy of "charlie hebdo." you can't buy a copy anywhere in france as you pointed out. 700,000 sold out in just a few hours. getting one has become a declaration of defiance against terror but the magazine once again spiking tension with the muslim community here and around the world while french authorities continue to pursue every lead into the terror underground. before dawn this morning, people lining up at shops and news kiosks waiting while drivers loaded up copies of "charlie hebdo" and it seemed to be a privilege for them. "distributing 'charlie hebdo,' says jean batiste, it warms my heart because we say to ourselves he is still here. he has never left.
the lines were so long they announced this morning they will print 5 million copies of this issue. it usually prints 60,000. at a press conference the "charlie hebdo" staff spoke out. traumatized still. "we're just cartoonists who like to draw little characters like when we were kids," luz, who drew the cover said. the terrorists were kids so at one stage they lost their sense of humor. but muslim leaders here in france and around the world blasted the new issue as a provocation and one said an act of war. france is practically on a war footing, 10,000 troops deployed. the anti-semitic comedian arrested for incitement after his facebook post supported the attackers. in an extraordinary moment in the national assembly politicians rising singing the french national anthem. ♪ france's roused into action, no question about it. considering a crackdown, those legislators right now debating whether or not french should have some version of a patriot act which is a very controversial idea here.
george. >> okay, terry, thanks very much. we're going to turn now to that strange plot to poison the speaker of the house second in line for the presidency. a bartender from john boehner's country club in his home state of ohio has been arrested for threatening to murder the speaker. abc's pierre thomas in washington with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. the suspect appears to be mentally ill but the fbi believes he was a serious threat to the speaker of the house. authorities say michael hoyt believes he's jesus christ and that speaker john boehner is the devil. the 44-year-old was a bartender at this country club near boehner's hometown in ohio for the last 5 1/2 years after he was fired last october, hoyt dialed 911. he hung up but when police responded to his home, he gave a chilling account. he allegedly told them he was going to kill boehner because boehner was mean to him at the country club. hoyt later admitted to the fbi he had been thinking about poisoning boehner's drinks but was fired before he could do so.
he also claimed to police he contemplated shooting boehner with his semiautomatic beretta pistol. the day before calling 911 he sent boehner's wife an e-mail allegedly, "if i had any intention of hurting mr. boehner i could have poisoned his wine many, many times." boehner's wife responded "what is this about?" contacted by the fbi he says he recalled him but did not remember any confrontations. tuesday he declined comment. hoyt's been charged with threatening to murder the speaker of the house and is receiving psychiatric evaluations. it was clearly a close call for the man second in line for the presidency. a mentally unstable man serving drinks with bad intentions, robin. all right, pierre, and now to that deadly train tragedy where you are in washington we're learning more this morning about the woman who died on that smoke-filled train and there are new questions about why it took so long to get passengers to safety. abc's david kerley is in washington with the latest on that.
good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, robin. still a lot of unanswered questions this morning that we're not getting answers from district officials. did the firefighters respond quickly enough? did they know riders were at risk leading all of us to wonder what would you do in a similar situation? this morning, we know the identity of the woman who died as this dramatic scene unfolded near d.c.'s l'enfant station. karen glover was a 61-year-old computer consultant who leaves behind two sons and three grandchildren. >> we need a medic. >> make a hole. make a hole. >> reporter: but why did this happen? as the lights went dark and cars filled with smoke. >> please stay calm. please stay calm. >> reporter: the conductor says he's waiting for a train to clear so he can back up to the platform. >> please do not open the doors. if you open the doors the train will not move. >> reporter: but the train never moves and outraged passengers say they had to wait 45 minutes or longer for evacuation. >> this is the crap we were breathing. for an hour. for an hour! >> reporter: but even 24 hours after these traumatic minutes waiting for rescue, d.c.'s mayor who undoubtedly talked with the fire chief and rail officials
declined to answer questions about the response, the evacuation, was it quick enough? >> we don't know what time the train actually went down so that's one key piece of information that we don't know. >> reporter: federal investigators want to know too. they will be looking at the local response. one possibility, that electrified third rail. and you can't go into a tunnel until that's shut down? >> that's correct. >> reporter: despite the long wait for evacuation, firefighters who train for trained fires say the safest place is often on the railcar. >> you don't know what's causing the root of the incident. is the train on fire? is there a problem just inside the tunnel? if you exit that train, you may be going into a worse situation. >> it seems counterintuitive but that's the best advice from first responders, shelter in place. a lot to be learned in this investigation, which is now in the hands of the national trabs poration safety board. george. >> okay, david, thanks.
we stay in washington. some tough news for those expecting a tax refund this year much abc news obtained an e-mail from the head of the irs saying budget cuts will delay those refund checks and increase the risk of identity theft and jon karl reports from the white house. good morning, jon. >> reporter: it's going to be quite a tax season. in that e-mail sent to all irs employees and obtained by abc news the tax commissioner warns that, the budget cuts delay sending refund checks to taxpayers. the delay will be about a week or so. also the irs help line is going to become much less helpful. only half those who call will get through to somebody. there will be 46,000 fewer audits will be conducted and on top of all that, measures the irs has been planned to put in to protect against identity theft will be delayed as the commissioner writes, we have no choice but to do less with less. >> and, jon, fewer audits means less revenue to the treasury, to the government. is there any chance that this can get fixed this year or is it
a lost cause this year? >> reporter: i suppose they could go to congress to get emergency funding, george, but i wouldn't hold your breath for this this congress isn't going to be putting this at the top of their agenda. jon karl, thanks very much. now let's go to amy with today's other top stories. >> good morning, everyone. we begin with breaking news from space. astronauts have been forced to evacuate one section of the international space station because a sensor indicated a possible ammonia leak. nasa says the crew which includes two americans is not in danger. each section of the space station has doors that can be closed to keep fumes from spreading and there are systems in place to then clean the air. and also breaking overnight, new images coming in showing what appears to be the fusage of airasia flight 8501. singapore's defense minister saying these images were captured by an underwater robot in the java sea off indonesia. investigators are already poring over the plane's black boxes in hopes of figuring out why the plane crashed.
and lawyers for boston bombing suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev, are asking the jury selection be delayed. they're worried comparisons will be made between the terror attacks in france and the boston attack. and new jersey governor chris christie taking the first step toward a presidential run? a source tells abc news that he will set up a leadership political action committee as early as this month. on tuesday christie called for a, quote, an american renewal during his state of the state address. meanwhile, there's more talk that mitt romney could be leaning toward another white house run. he will address a republican national committee meeting friday. and one more note on 2016. a top white house adviser is joining hillary clinton's team as she inches closer to a possible campaign launch. and police near chicago have released a video frightening scene to warn drivers about the dangers in the snow.
watch, as this driver tried but cannot stop on the ice, drove straight into the path of a commuter train. the train slamming on to the passenger side of the car. the driver survived but suffered serious injuries. police warning everyone to slow down. and finally, talk about hungry, hungry hippo. the manager of an african river tour sent us this video. you can see a large animal going underwater. the boat driver rightfully takes off but then he says the hippo just exploded out of the water coming within just a few feet of the back of the boat. the driver gunned the engine getting away in just the nick of time. i looked this up on natgeo. do you know they're highly aggressive and unpredictable and the most dangerous mammal in africa. i would have never known that. thank goodness he gunned it when he did. >> seeing is believing. >> he looked across him. >> that's for sure. >> thanks for bringing us that. now to that bitter billion-dollar divorce battle.
the ex-wife of an oklahoma oil baron who says her settlement is not nearly enough. she cashed the check, yes, but she's not giving up her fight for more of the fortune she says they built together. abc's mara schiavocampo is here with that story. good morning, mara. >> reporter: robin, good morning. a billion dollars is a lot of money. the amount barely even fitting on the check itself, but she says she deserves more and is taking her case all the way to the state supreme court. it's one of the largest divorce settlements in u.s. history. but this morning, the former wife of an oil magnate says it's not enough. in november, a judge ordered oklahoma's harold hamm to pay his ex, sue ann arnall close to $1 billion. though she initially refused to cash it, now, a new twist. she has cashed the check but is still appealing the ruling. she claims her ex-husband is worth almost $20 billion.
in a statement, arnall says the $1 billion settlement is a small portion of the estate that we built. >> it is her position that she is entitled to more than the percentage she got driving towards 50%. >> reporter: the couple married 26 years ago without a prenup. at the time his company was worth a relatively small $50 million. arnall says she cashed the check so she'd have access to the money during an appeal. a ruling that will decide if this is her first check or the last. now, as the court considers the issue, hamm's attorney claims his worth could be dropping due to falling oil prices. since the divorce trial ended in november, oil has reached a five-year low and they're saying once she cashed the check case closed. >> that might have been one of the motivations also for cashing the check his net worth is dropping. >> she also said she needed money to live on because appeals can stretch on for years, so she got the money. >> all right.
mara, thank you very much. >> she got it. and switching gears now to an incredible ocean rescue caught on tape. a man falling overboard from one of the world's biggest cruise ships floating in the water off the coast of mexico, screaming for help, when a passenger on another ship hears him. abc's cecilia vega has the dramatic story. >> reporter: that tiny speck in the ocean, a 22-year-old man gone overboard. somehow falling from royal caribbean's "oasis of the seas." >> i heard what i thought to be a really strange-sounding bird. i noticed that it was a young man screaming "help me." >> reporter: passengers on another cruise ship the "disney magic" traveling the same route spotting the man in the waters off the coast of cozumel, mexico, on thursday. >> basically started screaming at the top of my lungs, man overboard. >> reporter: another disney passenger capturing the dramatic rescue on his cell phone. >> the crew took over from that point, brought the ship to a stop, circled around him. >> reporter: according to witnesses, the man was treading water for about 20 minutes
before passengers and crew members on board the "magic" threw him a life vest and ring. the crew launching this lifeboat. >> once i started seeing him swimming i knew he was okay. >> he gave a thumbs up and like a thank you. >> reporter: the man's condition unknown this morning. it's not known how he went overboard or where he fell from. but the top deck of royal caribbean's "oasis of the seas," 21 stories high, longer than a drop from the top of niagara falls. royal caribbean saying that we are grateful for the other ship's assistance royal caribbean says. while disney, abc's parent company, confirming the rescue. >> unfortunately, it does occur fairly often throughout the year. >> reporter: for "good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news, los angeles. >> still a lot of questions, so glad he's okay, though. >> thank goodness for that. ginger, you are back. hope you had a great birthday. look what you're bringing back. snow, sleet, freezing rain. >> yes, several schools delayed or closed this morning anywhere from north carolina up to
delaware and south jersey because of this, you see the icicles hanging off, that's freezing rain not only on the signs but roads. look at the video. several accidents already reported. this is burlington, north carolina. now that action has moved more into maryland and delaware and right now going into south jersey. whether you get ice or snow, it is going to be a slick commute if you are in coastal mid-atlantic. you got those winter weather advisories, the freezing rain advisories, it doesn't make it to new york city, it start moves to the east but, boy, plenty of cold to keep that ice and snow. look at the windchills this morning, 3 below for detroit is what it fees like. louisville, 20 for a feels like, 3, chicago. it's cold. yeah.
>> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the bay area forecast. tracking thick fog inland east bay neighbors in the delta community until sock and then sunny and warmer with cleaner and dry air today. sprinkles are possible in the north bay on friday the difference from yesterday and mainly high clouds and weekend sunshine and temperatures in the low-to-mid 60's today. just about every day, as well, in the seven-day forecast through the holiday on monday. >> denver today going for a high of 40 but there is mild air going to make everything a little more tolerable in the next coming days. >> you promise? you promise? >> yes, my gift to you. >> welcome back. coming up on "gma" --
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good morning, america, on this wednesday morning. right now a new terror tape released by al qaeda hours ago claiming responsibility for planning and financing that paris massacre. also right now, massive manhunt for the killers who gunned down a college sophomore trying to stop a robbery in downtown st. louis. and a big announcement from will, kate and harry, if you've ever wanted to talk directly to them, get ready. >> we'll find out about that in just a little bit as we say good morning. also, take a look at this right now. a story so many people are buzzing about this dog. watch him. gets on the bus all by herself. that is the definition of off leash. takes her own seat and we're going to hear from the owner ahead. >> a bus to the dog park. >> she likes it. >> makes perfect sense. >> your dog doesn't?
>> just kidding. we're going to start this half hour with so much beginning with that urgent manhunt in missouri. police searching for the killers of a missouri college student shot to death while trying to protect a friend during a robbery. abc's tom llamas has that story. >> reporter: this morning police are on the hunt for the cold-blooded killers who they believe gunned down bobby christman, a college sophomore. he was shot while trying to protect his brother and a female friend during a random robbery in st. louis. >> he's the hero. bobby is the bravest. he has the most courage. >> reporter: police say bobby, his 17-year-old brother, sean, and friend jen were parked near a nightclub after midnight when police say a car pulls up, a man gets out with a handgun and opens a rear door trying to grab jen's purse. she resists and bobby says -- and police say that bobby
says something that sets the gunman off. >> at that time the suspect fired a single shot striking that front right passenger seat and the victim in the head. >> reporter: christman only 19, former high school wrestler and rugby playing studying at southeast missouri university and wanted to be a soldier. >> he always devoted his time to help others. >> reporter: a young man so beloved his family says the hospital where he died was overwhelmed with the number of friends that showed up. >> we had so many people that they had to get a security guard to manage the crowd. >> reporter: both sean and jen were too shaken up to speak with us. jen said "i love him so much for everything he did for me and sean that night." >> reporter: police desperate to make sure the killers don't strike again taking a look at a 2004 silver sebring, the suspects allegedly fled in that car during christman's killing. a car they allegedly carjacked on friday. >> they abandoned and ran and because the officers are
unfamiliar with the area they lost the suspect but we have the vehicle. >> reporter: killers on the loose and a young life lost too soon. for "good morning america," tom llamas, abc news, new york. >> boy, so scary and so senseless. we're going to turn to that bizarre twist in the case of kurt busch and his ex-girlfriend. busch was in court tuesday calling his ex a trained assassin carrying out missions all around the world. abc's gio benitez has the story. >> reporter: good morning, george. he said his ex would kill people with gun, knives and poison and showed up once wearing a trench coat overan evening dress soaked in blood. >> and the outlaw wins the battle at martinsville. >> reporter: a nascar champion meets a natural born killer? that's part of the bizarre testimony emerging this morning from a family court battle between racing superstar kurt busch and his ex-girlfriend patricia driscoll. 37-year-old driscoll is seeking a protection
order against busch, claiming he assaulted her but this week busch testified he was the one in fear claiming she is a quote trained assassin dispatched on covert missions around the world who told him many times about her alleged mercenary work. he says driscoll even told him she and another woman were the inspiration for jessica chastain's character in "zero dark thirty." >> but the truth is you don't understand pakistan and you don't know al qaeda! >> reporter: driscoll is listed working for a company called front line defense systems and is described on their website as having spent the majority of her career in the narcotics and intelligence world. but a paid killer? she says the allegations are ludicrous telling the associated press overnight, that busch must have taken it from a fictional movie script she's been working on, a script she says he helped proofread. driscoll herself took the stand a few weeks ago, claiming busch slammed her head into a wall during an argument last fall. >> we're hoping that the judge finds in favor of miss driscoll.
>> reporter: but on tuesday busch and his attorneys once again denying the allegations which are also the subject of an ongoing criminal investigation. >> i'm just glad that the truth got told and that we'll wait on the commissioner's decision. >> reporter: a decision on the protection order is expected by the end of the month. >> and there's more. busch also alleges she took him into the ft. bragg army installation at least a dozen times giving him what he calls red carpet tours, granting access to what are supposed to be private areas. who's telling the truth? i guess we'll have to see this one. >> so many twists and turns in this situation. all right, gio, thanks very much. let's go now to amy in the social square with the feed, the speed feed, amy. >> that's right. good morning, the top trend this morning is the massive response to the new issue of "charlie hebdo" as terry moran reported from paris and our alex marquardt tweeting out a photo this morning, going to see a lot of this sign today, no more charlie. issues selling out and worldwide demand for more. just breaking, welcome, william, kate and harry to
twitter. at 6:00 a.m. eastern time they joined twitter with the handle @kensingtonpalace. the number of followers are climbing every moment. here are some of the first tweets. the first one actually being, hello from kensington palace. welcome to our new twitter account. and prince harry and carmelo anthony will shortly meet for a royal graduation ceremony. coachcore helps them become coaches and mentors. it's a fair start, but i'm hoping as we prepare for the great kate wait part two, a suggestion for them to get their follower count up, tweet updates on kate's pregnancy, and if the royal couple follow the celebrity trend they can put out pictures of prince george or the new royal baby when he or she arrives in april. a couple suggestion, maybe even a few royal selfies. what do you guys think? against royal protocol?
>> especially if you use that selfie stick. >> they already have the hashtag down. all right there, amy. thanks very much. time for the weather and ginger. >> prince george selfie, i'm into it. ready. let's go ahead and check the forecast in south florida this morning. i'm getting a ton of tweets. this is from key west. you can just see the fog there. they're quite a bit more clear than miami itself, less than a quarter mile visibility. that dense fog advisory stretches to west palm beach. some flights impacted. you may want to check ahead. it shouldn't be too bad for too long. a stationary front draped along south florida that will push off. attached to a cold front, 80 ft. myers. 80, miami. quite a bit cooler up behind that. charleston, 49. atlanta, 50. these are high temperatures. for birmingham, alabama, too. san joaquin valley, fog in the winter is the number one weather killer in this part of the country in california. so it's happening this morning. something to note if you're out and about but temperatures again will start to develop into those low 70s as we go through the afternoon.
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they really don't have your loved one at all. it's just an elaborate scam. >> get in your vehicle. >> no, i'm scared. i don't know you. you're threatening me. >> reporter: this morning the fbi and new york police warning americans to be on the lookout for calls like these. >> okay, jason, go downstairs and do what you got to do to her brother. >> reporter: the person answering the phone believes that a loved one has been kidnapped but it's a scam, virtual kidnappings that the fbi says are on the rise with increasing targets in new york city. >> right now, we get calls on a daily basis. >> reporter: while no actual kidnapping has taken place, they have someone screaming or crying and threaten harm unless a ransom is paid and many cases they claim to be part of a drug cartel and ask people to wire money to a third party in puerto rico. >> the minute after they realize that their loved one is fine then they start crying how will they pay their rent? >> i'm scared.
what do you want me to do? >> reporter: last march, maddie montoya was told her brother would be killed if she didn't pay $2,000, but she wasn't convinced. >> he would kind of tell me things that didn't make sense. >> reporter: how convincing are these calls? are people falling for them? >> there's unfortunately a large amount of people that fuel for them. they're very convincing. >> authorities say to avoid becoming a victim of this extortion scheme you should ask to speak to the victim directly or try to contact them on social media or with another phone to see if they really are, in fact, safe. and most importantly, try to remain calm and consider telling the caller that you have to call them back in order to access the money and instead call the police. >> perfect sense, yeah. >> thanks. >> makes perfect sense. coming up on "good morning america," the new warning about aspirin, why those taking it for heart health may be doing more harm than good. and the dog that's off the leash.
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>> reporter: okay, so lassie was really good at figuring stuff out and finding her way. >> oh, that's a girl. >> reporter: but in downtown seattle, a 2-year-old lab mix named eclipse has, well, eclipsed those hollywood hounds, no special effects here. just a dog that rides the city bus all by herself. >> she sits here just like a person does. >> reporter: we spent the day bouncing along downtown seattle with eclipse. >> she's a special dog. >> reporter: full disclosure, i had no idea what stop to get off at and had to follow the dog. when she's not pawing strangers and making friends, she's looking out the window and no joke she knows exactly when it's time for her to get off. so where does a bus riding dog go? the dog park, of course. >> i just look out the window and i'm like, did that just happen. >> reporter: at the park we met her owner and best friend, jeff young, who says he generally rides with eclipse but on nearly a dozen occasions she's done it
totally on her own. >> it's just the bus to the dog park and back. she keeps it simple. >> reporter: yeah, but she's a dog. >> yes, but she rode it with me so many times, it's ingrained. >> reporter: there aren't many who could get away with licking the seat in front of them and still be the most popular passenger on board. eclipse is the one passenger no one complains about when she nods off on top of you. for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, on the "d" line bus in seattle. >> how appropriate. the "d" line. >> i forget my stop sometimes. >> nice. >> it's crazy. >> more amazing than the talking dogs. >> yes, it is. i would agree and i bet if i had done that interview i could have gotten that dog to talk. >> i love you. i love you. >> that was great. >> it was, thanks, neal. coming up, one woman's weight experiment packing on nearly 50 pounds just to prove she could lose it. why it may be easier said than
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♪ good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and a new study revealing how you can boost your baby's brain power. why letting them nap may be key to developing a better memory ♪ what doesn't kill you ♪ kelly clarkson speaks out. how her difficult pregnancy made her stronger just like her song. what she's revealing now about how she made it through. ♪ how do you like me now ♪ extreme weight loss experiment. why one woman gained half her body weight then lost it just to prove a point. >> i really believe that fat people the solution is their own hands. >> what she's saying now about the highs and the lows. and could you give up washing your jeans for good? why levi's says dirty denim is the way to go. we put it to the test. >> have you really not washed
those for eight months? >> yes. >> the down and dirty results this morning. ♪ and superstar singer ella is here live as we say -- good morning, america. >> and good morning to ella there in the social square as a brand-new album out yesterday. we'll hear from her, live performance, her second time on "gma." >> looking forward to that. how long should you wait to wash your jeans? >> how long have you waited for those? >> i don't know but hopefully they have been washed recently. the head of levi's's said you can go a whole year without washing your jeans. well becky worley tried it for eight months and we'll tell you about her experiment. just in case robin. >> a little purel never
>> never know where these have been. >> we'll get into that. becky worley put it to the test. kicking off our new interest pinterest fails. you see amazing pictures on pinterest, it's just like visual candy and look at the pictures and think, i'm going to try that and then well they turn out more like this. that is a pinterest fail and melissa rycroft is in our test kitchen which we now have in social square. i don't know if you know we installed that. cookie monster cupcakes. it looks like it is actual fur. melissa, are you ready? >> i'm going in optimistic. >> let's go. you have the perfect outfit for cooking on so ready, three, two, one. go. >> perfect outfit and perfect attitude. we'll check back in a bit. breaking developments in the paris terror attacks.
al qaeda claiming responsibility one of the group's senior leaders says al qaeda chose the target financed the operation and appointed its leader. he also claims american radical cleric anwar al awlaki who was killed in 2011 chose the gunmen to carry out that attack. u.s. officials are now analyzing that video frame by frame. there is no hard proof in the video about any of the claims it makes. meanwhile the french lined up before dawn this morning to buy the magazine "charlie hebdo." it is the first edition since the attack on its paris office one week ago. some waited in line for up to six hours as a symbol of resilience. a total of 5 million copies will be printed up from the usual 60,000. the cover features a cartoon of the prophet muhammad. muslim groups have warned the cover will only raise tensions and provoke more anger. nasa now says it was likely a falsely alarm that forced astronauts to evacuate situate one section of the international space station. a sensor showed there was a
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jamal rutledge was being processed on burglary charges when officer franklin foulks collapsed grasping his chest. rutledge immediately got help and three officers responded and the medical staff is saying that the teen's quick response saved officer foulks' life so next week rutledge will be honored by the city of ft. lauderdale for his actions. he was banging on the fence, the security fence yelling and screaming and officers were able to quickly get in and administer cpr and save his life. awesome story. >> that is a great story. amy, thanks very much. a new study for new parents. its research revealing that naps could play a key role in helping infants learn. abc's dr. richard besser to tell us about it. interesting stuff. >> this is really cool. we're learning so much more about sleep and how it's more than just being well rested. what they looked at here was what naps do in terms of cementing new memory. so they took a group of babies and taught them a new task. they taught them how to take the
glove off of a puppet and half of these babies they caught it right before nap time and so they learned this and then they took a nap for at least 30 minutes and half was right after nap time and tested them the following day. only those babies who learned it right before nap time remembered how to do it. >> only? >> only. >> those babies who learned it after nap time. >> wow. >> -- it didn't set or stick as a new memory. >> learn something, nap, it solidifies. >> we think about sleep as being well rested. if you don't sleep you won't be able to get up and perform well. that's important but our brain is reorganizeing while we're sleeping and doing things that are fantastic. if you don't get that good quality sleep you may not be laying down those memories. >> great for babies. how about for all ages. >> here they were just looking at babies but i think it's true for everybody. last night i didn't sleep very well. i'm thinking am i going to remember this segment tomorrow morning. i brought cue cards but i think it's very important for everyone. it's not just about being well rested. we know as people age, they have
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>> riding alone? >> they're actually driving. >> yes. >> their dog friend is driving. >> very lucky pups in miami living the good life at the beach cruising south beach enjoying the sunshine. >> i love that. >> hello, ladies. >> his hair blowing in the breeze. >> ah. >> what's popping. what's popping is this big news for amazon after the website's original series "transparent" won big at the golden globes for best comedy series and best actor in a series for jeffrey tambor a game changer. amazon now proving they are in this for the long haul announcing they are joining forces with oscar winner woody allen to create another online series. this will be woody allen's first foray into television brighting and directing the series and ironically allen doesn't even use a computer does not e-mail. so this is a whole new territory
for the director. he says he's not even sure where to begin. and also speaking of the globes a quick update on a story michael strahan brought us yesterday. chrissy teigen's cry face when her husband won for best song all over the internet. michael gave us his cry face but, you know i wanted to bring this to you but does not compare to this. buzzfeed found this canine version which has since gone viral. look very closely at the dog's face. that has so many hits online. so there's a version of cry face for everybody. george was saying his family talked about it. we talked about it. who does a pretty cry face? anybody? >> no one. >> can it be done? >> if it's real it contorts. the feeling and emotion. >> yeah. >> you're in the moment. so -- >> embrace it. still talking about it and the holidays may be over but taylor swift isn't over surprising fans. she shipped out gifts to fans in
the spirit of swiftness. one of her ultimate super fans recently shared this video showing taylor's latest act of kindness. the pop star sent her presents talking polaroid handwritten notes and to keep in the theme with her new album, a check for $1989 to help the young girl pay off her student loans. >> that's amazing. >> taylor is terrific with her fans. it's a symbiotic relationship between the two so we love that story. then i was going to bring you a story on glitter bombing which i'm going to have to hold because we have breaking news this morning. earlier in the show you may have seen the story that we did about a dog taking the bus by itself. george and robin teasing me that it's sort of like dogs talking well our editor bob sent me this video immediately to defend me because george dogs do talk. take a look. >> militia, i love you. >> i love you. >> i love you. >> i love you. >> i love you. >> i love you.
>> i just wanted to say to bob, thank you very much. that is abc news at its finest giving us breaking news. >> are you kidding me? >> that's pretty close. best one yet. >> thank you. bob. >> the best one yet. the bar is down here. >> way to go, lara. >> thank you. >> thank you, lara. keep trying. i don't need to try anymore, george. it's over. >> let's go to ginger with the weather. >> we got a great crowd out here despite the chill in new york city we are going straight into the deep -- into the heart of texas, right, ladies? >> yeah. >> they informed me it is the geographical center of texas and that's why it's the heart and that's why it's a whole lot warmer than here. the pacific northwest, because that's a place we need to check in on. spokane, wave cloud, dry day but storm on the way. if you have anything to do outdoor, today is the day. boise, 34 for a high.
first snow of the season for salisbury, maryland thanks to our affiliate there and watch that storm pull away through the late morning hour answer not going to get a whole lot warmer. just above freezing. everybody here good? stick around. >> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the bay area forecast. tracking thick fog inland east bay neighbors in the delta community until sock and then sunny and warmer with cleaner and dry air today. sprinkles are possible in the north bay on friday the difference from yesterday and mainly high clouds and weekend sunshine and temperatures in the low-to-mid 60's today. just about every day, as well, in the seven-day forecast through the holiday on monday. e lise is from pennsylvania and says this is no big deal. i need your help in handing out these hand warmers. we'll get back inside.
>> cold out there. >> thank you, ginger. first up on the "gma" health heath, kelly clarkson speaking out about becoming a mom. the superstar opening up for the first time about her difficult pregnancy that landed her in the hospital. abc's abbie boudreau has that story. ♪ what doesn't kill you makes you stronger ♪ >> reporter: she sings about being stronger and this morning kelly clarkson revealing new details about her difficult pregnancy with her now 7-month-old daughter river rose. telling bbc radio she had a horrible experience. >> i was like hospitalized and it was just a bad pregnancy, so i kind of had to take off way more time than normal. >> reporter: she had extreme nausea sometimes throwing up 25 times a day. >> i think a reason she up about it is to explain. >> reporter: she began experiencing difficulties early on in her pregnancy and joking about it with ellen before
things got worse. >> it's miserable. >> yeah. >> i'm so happy i'm pregnant i just wish -- i am. >> if in fact a pregnant woman throws up 25 types a day for the majority of her pregnancy, that's really consistent with a diagnosis of hyperemesis or hg and we heard about that with kate middleton. >> reporter: dr. jen an ton says it's somewhat uncommon but can be very serious. >> we don't know what causes it but we do know how to treat it and that could be anything from changing their diet to needing to hospitalize them to placing an in-dwelling feeding tube in some cases. ♪ >> reporter: despite the challenges leading up to little river's arrival she says motherhood changed her for the better. >> you have like a baby and you realize like how much of just complete crap you were. it's nice to have a different perspective. >> reporter: based on this adorable youtube video clarkson
released last friday of river rose dancing to her mom's new single it's no wonder clarkson says she would do it all over again. for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> so happy she's doing well. we all are. >> the baby adorable. >> telling our favorite kelly stories. >> huge fans indeed. next up on the "gma heat index" you may remember the ceo of levi's encouraging people not to wash their jeans, well our becky worley put it to the test and did it for eight months and this morning she reveals the results. >> ew. >> last spring the ceo of levi's stark sparked a storm of media coverage to encourage you to save water by washing geniuses less. >> they're maybe a year ole and have seen to see a washing machine. i know that sounds totally disgusting. >> that's very disgusting. >> that's ridiculous. >> reporter: me i just really like the idea of doing less laundry.
so i bought a pair of levi's right after this happened and wore them once a week for the last eight months. never washing them. so to see if this no washing thing plays in the real world i head back to the source. chip bergh of levi's. guess what he's wearing dirty jeans again too. >> i suspect the last time that they were washed even just handwashed was probably about two years ago. >> two years ago. by not washing them for eight months i saved an estimated 132 gallons of water. they did yellow a bit and it might be a birthday cake stain but i think they held up pretty well. >> have you really not washed toast for eight months. >> there's a little bit of stains. >> they look pretty clean. you must have been pretty careful. >> reporter: levi's head designer is a real denim aficionado and says not washing is not only good for the planet but for your jeans.
>> these are the two different results you will get. what happens is with washing them regularly you just get this very kind of flat overall lightening of the jean. >> reporter: his main tip spot clean from the inside. >> so you just kind of pushing the ketchup from the back out of the front on to the paper towel. >> reporter: levi's is down with the occasional wash and i think this pair is ready for one but i'm definitely washing them less these days and have this heavy hitter business guy to thank for that. i've done a fair number of ceo interviews and never did one where we looked at each other butts so much. for "good morning america," abc news becky worley. >> would you go eight months without washing your jeans? here's what you had to say. 93% of you said hmm, not so much. 7% would go that long though between washes. though i'm down with definitely cutting it down a bit. >> i wonder if it changes after seeing the piece.
>> when she said the word yellowing, it through me off. >> how many months ago, the cake stain? >> gives you something to think about. >> at least three nos here. >> less, though less wash. we'll go to today's "morning stir." provocative experiment. one woman gained half her body weight on purpose then lost it all to prove a point. paula faris is here with that story. hey, paula. >> she consumed 6500 calories every day for three months and documented it all but along the way she gained more than just weight. her critics hoping she'd eat her words, as well. she's the brash british tv personality -- >> would i want to put someone in front of a client that looks like this? it wouldn't be someone i would employ. >> reporter: known for her biting beliefs and the battle of the bulge. >> i don't believe you can be fat and happy. i think that's a copout. >> reporter: that sent social media into an uproar. >> sometimes in order to prove a point you have to do that extreme thing. >> reporter: on her upcoming
two-part tlc special "fat and back" katie takes on her critics by packing on nearly 50 pounds. >> man. >> reporter: hoping to turn around and quickly lose it proving her controversy stance there are no excuses for beat being overweight. >> i really believe for fat people their own solution is their own hands. they don't need to put so much foo their faces. >> reporter: it chronicles the pore of three putting on the weight. >> that is so bad. >> reporter: and her determination behind shedding it. >> unless you're working as hard to get rid of the weight as you did to put the weight on you're not working hard enough. >> medically this is not a good idea. >> reporter: hopkins traveling to america to meet with people fighting obesity who struggle to see eye to eye with her. >> i look at you and think you're a wreck of a human being. >> i believe there's a hate crime. i'd like to report it. >> reporter: krit takes are speck cal saying her experiment discounts too much. >> focusing soap on the physical
aspect of weight loss and she's totally ignored the psychological and emotional component. >> reporter: while even hopkins now admits the process wasn't as easy as she hoped. >> it turned out to be a real ordeal. >> reporter: her views have softened some across her six-month journey. >> i understand when you're fat you don't want to put your trainers on and go running out the door because you think people will laugh at you. i know how hard it is to be fat and carry that weight around and know no one wants to be fat through choice. >> reporter: giving her a new perspective on a topic that reflects so many. >> it is about the amount you put in and what you do to burn it off and i don't think that has to be quite intimidating. >> and, remember this was all an experiment to prove people should stop blaming everyone else for problems they can control but, george, a way to empower and inspire folks without automatically putting them on the defensive. >> she did seem to develop some empathy over the course of the six months. >> a little bit but you have to take it with a grain of salt.
she's paid to be brash and bowl and even went on record as saying she shouldn't treat children any more special on their birthday. >> whoa. >> take it with a grain of salt. >> called the rudest woman in britain. >> yes. >> 6500 calories a day. how do you do that. >> cereal with chocolate milk pasta. ten pieces of shortbread, loaded baked potato, cake and pringles in an entire can. it airs on tlc and melissa rycroft is here when we come back. ♪ ooh-la-la ♪
. right now we have a big issue to talk about with republican party to bart. >> yes, indeed. we have breaking news on bart. it's being said that it's a major medical emergency. but i've been hearing from twitter followers saying that someone has been hit at the station. right now we've got system wide slays. delays. it's right along market street at powell. so do expect those delays to remain. we will keep you updated. >> san francisco police are searching for a man accused of stabbing two others at north
10:00. as far as our temperatures we're still in the 30s and 40s in most ♪ ♪ i keep going up the river because i need something to wash off the pain ♪ ♪ therefore i'm slipping ♪ ♪ but you're gone the best of you keeps me awake ♪ >> that is ella. her smash hit "go." got the gold plaque. it went gold and brand-new album out and can't wait to hear more from ella. >> really great sound. we want you to check this out. first time anyone has seen this. would you want your fridge making your morning coffee for you? this is the actual prototype, everybody. it's -- all you got to do take a k cup and churn this button to
the left and push in. let go same place you might get water or ice, you'll get coffee allegedly from this the first ever refrigerator that pours coffee for you. please happen. please happen. turn left push in release. i did it all just as you showed me. it's not happening but you can get your coffee. i want you to imagine you're drinking -- >> why do we -- come on. you've been here all morning long. show us how it's done. >> so basically just take your k cup, put it in pick any size and it's all miltered wear and don't have to fill up that tank. i always feel like i'm filling that up. >> me too. >> i am too. >> so you turn, you press it. >> right. >> and then it'll start to brew on its own. >> and there you go. just -- >> there you go. >> whoa! >> yeah. >> we have coffee success. >> oh boy. i was really worried about that one. >> cheers. >> cheers. >> thanks guys. i did everything you told me, i
swear. also ahead, gwyneth paltrow will be here live. robin, you saw her movie last night, "mortdecai" and we'll hear about it. big morning on "gma." we'll carry the academy award aannouncements and bring them for every category live tomorrow morning here on "gma." >> all right. so we'll move on. the coffee is still brewing. time now think for pinterest fails. we've all seen the perfect-looking treats on pinterest. so delicious to look at. you think that can't be too hard to make only to be proven horribly wrong. all morning long our correspondent melissa rycroft is attempting to make pinterest perfect cookie monster cupcakes. we'll see how she did. >> attempted to the right word you know. i'm a mom of two and make a killer peanut butter and jelly sandwich but this cupcake proved more difficult than i thought it was going to.
>> are we going to see it the big reveal. fail or perfection? pinterest style. >> well -- >> wah-wah. >> a picasso version. >> i think i perfected the pinterest fails as much as i tried. they all seem to bomb like this but i'll be honest i kind of think the fun is when you bomb. the pictures are pretty classic. and just for yucks i had my hand on another trendy pinterest recipe so take a look at how it turned out. >> perfect pages of pinterest where those seeking inspiration come to play. endless pages of beautiful craft, home decor and recipes. makes me feel like i could be martha stewart. >> but these do it yourself ideas don't always come with a do it successful guarantee. >> that's where the pinterest fail comes in. >> pinterest fails happen to
good people like me. >> tried to achieve this. but got this. >> reporter: these are pinterest fails, disas house attempts at making these photos. i personally had such bad ones they're epic. so end barsing i have refused to document them. it's something sonja knows all too well. >> there is a big community of people who try things on pinterest and fail and just have a good time laughing about it. >> reporter: the recipe to a pinterest fail goes something like this. start with a heavy dose of inspiration. >> everyone wants a cake in a mason jar. >> add in a big scoop of confidence. >> just be so delicious and so easy to make. >> swirl in a misstep or two. >> do you know how hard it is to form a turkey out of rice krispies. >> and you've got yourself a perfect pinterest fail. >> this is my peach cake. it doesn't look like a peach cake. there's a biscuit as you can see
it's really hard. >> reporter: but even with all the fails i've had i'm going to attempt to conquer the rainbow cake in a jar. it took kenzie two attempts to get this. >> they were more like rainbow volcanoes in mason jars. >> after mixing dyeing pouring and still holding out faith that when it cooks, it'll look like this. >> and baking kind of like a pinterest mediocre fail and i'm okay with that. i'm fine. oh all right, so it didn't go quite as planned. tie-dye cake with melted icing on it. definitely a fail but that's all right. >> you are not alone. >> "a" for effort my friend. that's what it's all about. amy, look, you're eyeing this cake. get over here. so sonja is not afraid to fail.
you have a blogger called pinterester. you're willing to fail so we don't have to. this is not an easy recipe this rainbow cake so what can you tell us about how to turn this into this? >> well so i think the most common thing that people mess up when they try this recipe is they fill the jars way too full so you see it's got -- ? that's what i did. >> like a volcano. out of the jar. >> so all overflowed and goes everywhere. the other thing that people tend to miss is that the colors will run together if you use a really thin batter so like if you use cake mix like i do because who doesn't use cake mix. >> right. >> then they all just kind of running to and if you don't get your water in the pan, then the colors turn kind of brown or yucky. >> not a good look in doesn't turn out quite right. >> i thank you for taking one for the team because i will tell you that when it turns out right it is oh so right. >> i bet you even that tastes delicious. it's still cake.
it doesn't look pretty. >> we do have our and pinterest -- >> you can get our pinterest tricks online. thanks sonj and melissa on how to frost cookie monster cupcakes. we want to see your pinterest fails and successes. go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! robin, we tested all of these. ginger to for a final check on the weather. >> valiant effort melissa. this is an international version of the weather because out here we have so many folks from all over. my friends from england will help me start. i do a pretty poor accent. >> chris. a little warmer. >> what's coming after that. >> the social stream. >> yes, from ireland. >> let's get ahead to the weather forecast and talk about what's happening. i'll try it a little. hello, it's a january thaw. no. okay. we are going to warm up. we'll get chicago at almost 40 after 16 today and temperatures in the mid-atlantic so cool but
they will warm by the end of the weekend here in new york city and look also utah more than 1 to 2 feet of snow. just a beautiful shot and >> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with poling inrand and through the delta but it will paid and everyone will have blue sky and clean air today with low-to-mid >> you have a likely noticed we are keeping cold this cold winter with soup because january is soup month. so a delicious bowl of campbell's is just what you need. we got right in our hands the lifestyle right chicken and dumpling soup. do you like it? a light and healthy option. thanks to campbell's. 90 calories our sponsor today. thanks campbell's. we head inside to lara. soup month and also rainbow cake day. coming up gwyneth paltrow is here live so don't go anywhere. female announcer: get beautyrest,
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>> you have five minutes to shave it off. >> every mortdecai man before me had the same. why can't i? i've become terribly fond of it and i have had every intention of seeing it through. >> jock. >> yes, madam. >> please make up the guest bedroom for mr. mortdecai. >> he said i already have. please welcome gwyneth paltrow back here to our little humble studio. >> thank you. >> always enjoy seeing you. i had so much fun -- i needed that to watch the movie last night. it's escapism and talk about the mustache first. there were like stunt doubles -- not stunt doubles but doubles for the mustache. >> triples and quadruples. in the makeup trailer there were a million lined up. >> johnny depp had something to do with the design of them. >> johnny is like -- he's a true genius and when he works he envisions the whole thing and the music i wants to hear in his trailer and the look so he did
the blond and the mustache and it was very funny. >> let's bring everybody up to speed on it. his character is a lovable schemer. you're his wife. clever and everything so what drew you to this role and just tell a little more about it. >> you know i read the script and i thought it was roo really funny. it's a very -- i could see how it was going to be hilarious and stylish and frothy and a real escape and i'd always wanted to work with johnny depp and i am so lucky that they asked me to do it because he is extraordinary and i don't know. it was wonderful. such a great, fun experience. >> how did you not crack up doing some of these scenes? >> i did. i ruined -- there's one scene where he tries to kiss me and i gagged because he has the mustache and i think i ruined like 15 takes. at the end i was squeezing my nails into my hand to stop laughing because he is so funny. >> it just seems like he was going off script a lot. he had to ad-libbing it. i really appreciate your
character, gwyneth, you're his wife intelligent, smart, clever and you always seem to be just one step ahead of him, right? >> yes, i mean one of the things that i love about the movie is kind of the metaphor that the mustache is. in the marriage it's kind of like this obstacle they're both trying to make their way around and she's a very clever woman and but she's also really -- loves him so much and is so supportive she's just kind of smarter than he is. >> i love the ending. i don't want to give it away but cute there in the tub. you've always been very strong and very outspoken. a beautiful cover story that you did for "harper's bazaar" magazine and said in essence sometimes women, we can be our own worst enemy. how do we get beyond that and stop that from happening? >> it's tough. in a lot of ways i feel our culture sets us up to make us competitive and to pit us against one another and i think,
you know essentially to be feminine is to be loving of other women and forgiving of ourselves and the more that we forgive ourself, the more loving we can be of other women because there's not projection and jealousy which i've suffered from. we all have. it's all part of it but, you know the older that i get, the more that i see how important it is you know it's like my women friends have had my whole life and they're the relationships that see you through. you know women are just so important to one another. >> yeah they're always there right there by you. you are so dedicated to this. i saw you watching the pinterest segment. you always like looking for little tips but do you have any major projects later for that? >> we do. we have a very exciting 2015 coming up at the website we have. we're doing our own little line of clothing like capsule collection of clothing and other exciting projects we'll be announceing soon so it's been a
lot of fun if we ran out of time. we were going to do a goop gap and had some really good questions. it just want to ask one. what's your number one go to kids' dinner. >> number one is probably like tortilla guacamole, black bean rice. >> you got a couple -- you can never miss with that. >> no never. takes ten minutes and it's great. >> go right to it. gwyneth, thank you very much. >> thank you so much for having me. >> great year ahead, 2015. that's what we were joking about coming out. very excited about the new year. "mortdecai," we're excited about this opens in theaters nationwide friday january 23rd. coming up ella performing for us live. ♪
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out yesterday already one of the top five albums on itunes. very exciting news. you have other exciting news. celebrated a birthday. >> i had my album launch party and, yeah celebrated my birthday as well. >> you'll sing a song called "yours." what can you tell us about it? >> this song is very personal to me. it's about something that's going on if my life right now and very stripped back compared to "ghost" so can't wait to perform it. >> we can't wait to here it so let's go. >> thank you. ♪ ♪ wear you are winter coat the one you love to wear so i can feel close ♪ ♪ to what's beyond compare
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little bit let's get a traffic update. big problems on bart right now. >> the bart station where you can see a big crowd growing following a fatality of a man who jumped on the tracks at the powell street station. the station is closed. there are major delays system wide. very little information available on train availability. >> good morning, everybody. let's take a look at live doppler 7. concord about a quarter of a mile visibility. our inland vaultlleys will be under dense fog until 10:00. temperatures will be in the low
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