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good morning, america. melania trump breaks her silence standing by her husband after that lewd tape scandal. >> i accept his apology. and, um, we are moving on. >> attacking bill clinton. >> well, if they bring my past, why not? >> and donald trump opens up to abc news fighting those sexual assault allegations. >> have you crossed the line in the past with women ever? >> i don't think so. i have great respect for women. hillary clinton under fire. the democratic nominee facing new questions over the fbi, the state department, and one of her e-mails, as she looks to turn red states blue, sending her secret weapon, michelle obama, to arizona. and that dramatic moment in the playoffs. the indians pitcher gets pulled from the game. >> there's no way you can
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continue in this game. >> after just four batters. his hand bleeding on the mound, his finger injured by a drone. all while his team makes a run for the world series. and the price is so right. that had not one -- not two. but three contestants jumping for joy. the epic game show stunner. ♪ fireball we do say good morning, america. what a moment. what a moment on "the price is right." you see all those contestants so excited. >> in 45 years or seasons, it has never happened before. and this reaction to this as great as it was when it aired 45 years ago. people still that excited. >> pretty great. a lot more on that coming up. but we begin with the race for the white house. exactly three weeks until the final votes. melania trump is speaking out for the first time since the
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release of that "access hollywood" tape. and overnight, donald trump doubling down on his claims of voter fraud, and his confrontation with house speaker paul ryan. tom llamas spoke with him. good morning, tom. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. as you're about to hear, those comments about speaker paul ryan is striking. this, as melania trump, is telling the country women shouldn't be accusing her husband of sexual assault unless they have evidence. >> i believe my husband. i believe my husband. this was all organized from the opposition. and with the details that they got, did they ever doctor did they ever check the background of these women? >> reporter: trump's wife melania in front of the cameras for the first time since the convention, breaking her silence on cnn about the now infamous "access hollywood" recording. >> when you're a star they let you do it. you can do anything. >> whatever you want. >> grab them by the [ bleep ].
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you can do anything. >> reporter: melania blaming billy bush. >> there was kind of a -- a boy talk. and he was lead on, like, egg on, from the host to say dirty and bad stuff. >> you feel the host billy bush was sort of egging him on? >> yes, yes. >> reporter: but melania also saying trump's immaturity played a role. >> yeah, it's kind of two teenage boys. actually, they should behave better, right? >> he was 59. >> correct. and sometimes i said, i have two boys at home. i have my young son. and i have my husband. >> the behavior described to you, is that sexual assault? >> no, that's not sexual assault. he didn't say he did it. and i see many, many women coming to him and giving a phone number.
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and, you know, want to work for him. or inappropriate stuff from women. and they know he's married. so -- >> you've seen that. >> oh, yes, of course, it was in front of me. >> in front of you? >> in front of me. and i said, like, why you need to give your number to my husband? i'm very strong. >> reporter: with melania describing women throwing themselves at trump, i asked him if he's taken advantage. have you crossed the line in the past with women ever? >> i don't think so. i have great respect for women. i have tremendous respect for women. these people come up maybe for a little fame or maybe some other reason. >> reporter: overnight donald trump amplifying his claims the election may be stolen from him, this time adding dead voters into the mix. >> more than 1.8 million deceased individuals right now are listed as voters. oh, that's wonderful. [ crowd booing ] well, if they're going to vote
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for me, we'll think about it, right? but i have a feeling they're not going to vote. >> reporter: trump citing a 2014 "washington post" story about possible voter fraud. trump suggesting undocumented immigrants helped president obama. >> it is possible that noncitizen votes were responsible for obama's 2008 victory in north carolina. >> reporter: trump telling me it's why his voters will be on the lookout on election day. >> i think we have to be very vigilant and careful with people that are voting. >> reporter: trump's rigged election rhetoric causing another split with speaker paul ryan, who disagrees with the notion. is paul ryan hurting you or helping you? >> well, i don't want to be knocking paul ryan. i think he could be more supportive to the republican nominee. we're doing well. i think we're going to win the election. >> reporter: do you think he wants you to win? >> well, maybe not. because maybe he wants to run if four years. or maybe he doesn't know how to win. maybe he just doesn't know how to win.
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>> reporter: as for the election voter fraud idea, it's incredibly rare. politifact is ranking donald trump's use of certain stats to show large-scale voter fraud as pants on fire false, their lowest ranking. robin? >> okay, tom, thank you. now to hillary clinton looking to gain momentum and expand into traditionally red states. her campaign dramatically ramping up efforts in arizona. but this morning, she's facing tough new questions about her e-mails. abc's cecilia vega is here with all of that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, robin. and this morning, allegations of a quid pro quo. the implication here that a top state department official was trying to protect hillary clinton from the political fallout of having classified information on her private server. the state department and the fbi say it never happened. but republicans say not so fast. the stars were out for a big hillary clinton fund-raiser overnight in new york. billy crystal, sarah jessica parker, barbra streisand, just to name a few, all raising at least $2 million. ♪ happy times happy times
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>> reporter: but this morning, newly released notes from fbi interviews about clinton's private server, in them, what republicans are calling this bombshell. an fbi staffer accuses a top state department official of pressuring the bureau to declassify an e-mail found on that server. the fbi staffer telling investigators that the request amounted to a quote quid pro quo. adding in exchange for marking the e-mail unclassified, state would reciprocate by allowing the fbi to place more agents in countries where they are presently forbidden. the fbi and state department say the deal never happened. there was no quid pro quo and that the e-mail in question remained classified. >> there was no quid pro quo. >> reporter: donald trump pouncing. >> this shows corruption at the highest level. and we can't let it happen as american citizens. >> reporter: clinton's team still feeling confident about the election, expanding efforts in republican territory -- arizona, utah, and georgia.
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and in arizona three big name surrogates, bernie sanders, chelsea clinton, and the heaviest hitter of all, michelle obama, all headed there this week. clinton herself still off the campaign trail, behind closed doors, george, she's practicing for tomorrow's debate. >> big event tomorrow night, cecilia, thanks very much. let's talk to matthew dowd about all of this. we know the clinton campaign now going big into arizona, making some kind of a play in indiana and missouri, as well. so the question, is this smart politics or overconfidence? >> well, i think it's a little bit of both. i think it's fairly smart to force your opponent -- she's now playing on her opponent's side of the field. and the clock is on her side. the clock is running out. she has a lead. but it is demonstrating a little bit of overconfidence. because she's not put away oy ohio. and has not fully put away north carolina. and she has not put away florida. so she has to protect those states, because she wants to win one of those states. but i think she has a real shot of carrying arizona. >> even though she doesn't need one of those three big states she wants it for security going for the 270.
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meantime, let's look ahead to tomorrow night. the final presidential debate. let's talk a little bit about what each candidate has to do. donald trump, we have seen what he's doing. he's going to try to provoke a mistake from clinton. >> she has almost wrapped this race up. she's got a huge national lead. she has a lead in almost every state. he has to win but he can't just have a bare victory but a big victory. and he has to hope that for some reason, that debate, she does something that all of us are going to be talking about for the three days following. >> the danger for her would be sort of overcautiousness. >> well, i think she's going to go in and she knows that running out the clock is what she needs to do. if she goes in like she did in the first debate, like she did in the second debate, and does well, she's going to win this race. >> okay, matthew dowd, thanks very much. you can see the final presidential debate tomorrow night right here on abc. i'll be anchoring our live coverage with our whole political team starting at 9:00 eastern. >> all right, george. >> i'm going to stay up late. i'm going to stay up late to watch you, george. with everybody else out there.
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absolutely. let's turn to some weather. where we're feeling the heat on the east coast. it's spreading across the country and we're enjoying some a/c inside. but ginger is outside. how long is this hot streak going to last? >> we have at least a couple of days. here we are in the middle of october in times square. it's 67 degrees at this hour. that's three degrees warmer than our average high should be. so you know this isn't normal. check it out. it is downright steamy. look at that map. record highs as of monday. dodge city, kansas. they've never hit 100 plus in the month of october until yesterday in recorded history, st. louis, missouri, had a record high. we could do it again with records possible from dallas, texas, through washington, d.c. and cincinnati, you could do it as well. that jet stream is buckled and it will stay that way at least for the next two to three days depending where you are and then we'll get back to reality, guys. >> thank you, ginger. >> i'm used to getting off the plane from california this time of the year with a jacket. i got off and i'm like, it's hot out here. >> even hotter today. >> we're not complaining at all. now overseas to the fight against isis, the u.s. is
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lending support to a massive military operation now in its second day. to knock the terror group out of its last strong hold in iraq. alex marquardt has more from the front lines. he's at a refugee camp. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, robin. progress is being made. but it's slow-going. isis showing they are not going away without a fight. we are here at a camp for the displaced. many that you see here lived under isis. they've been telling us their stories, as the u.n. braces for a huge, new wave of people fleeing the fighting. pushing towards mosul, iraqi forces this morning on the move. here fighters going house to house to take back a village. but the militants putting up fierce resistance, booby-trapping homes and sending out suicide bombers. air strikes from the u.s.-led coalition have paved the way. american special forces are advising the troops. leaflets dropped telling residents to stay inside away from isis positions. here a truck careening into a line of iraqi tanks. then exploding. isis claimed it deployed 12
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suicide bombers on the first day of fighting. aid agencies are bracing for hundreds of thousands fleeing in the coming weeks. many here have lived under the terror of isis. hussein telling us he and his brothers were due to be executed with 250 others for resisting before they escaped. >> we cannot sleep with our -- without fear. >> reporter: you can't sleep without fear? >> yes, you cannot guess when will they take you at night. and kill you. >> reporter: they would just come and randomly come and take people and kill them. we will be hearing a lot of stories like that in the coming days. it could be some time before this fight is over. the pentagon says they're ahead of schedule, but it could be weeks or months before isis is pushed out of mosul. george? >> right, it is a critical battle. okay, alex, thanks very much. the latest on a manhunt in alaska where a gunman ambushed a police officer, shot him several
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times, before making his getaway in the patrol car of the wounded officer. abc's neal karlinsky is tracking the case. >> reporter: you're looking at fairbanks police officer allen brandt's dash cam, responding to a call of shots fired sunday morning. the first thing he sees is a man on the right walking towards him. then suddenly the same man rushes to the driver's side of the patrol car with a gun raised, shooting the 11-year veteran and family man four times in the lower part of his body and once in the chest. >> sergeant brandt was wearing body armor which protected his chest area. he sustained injuries to his legs and shrapnel in his left eye. he is awake, alert, and in stable condition. >> reporter: the suspect is seen one last time calmly walking away after stealing the patrol car and dumping it a few blocks later. this morning police say an urgent manhunt is on. the alleged attempt on police, one of several targeting officers in recent weeks. in vallejo, california, this
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dramatic surveillance video, officers with guns drawn chasing a man they say tried to attack them while they were having coffee sunday. >> a man with a rifle just tried to ambush us at starbucks. carrying a rifle. hey, shoot him! >> reporter: police say 41-year-old adam powell was wearing body armor and had a handgun and an assault-type rifle on him. >> came up to the glass and pointed a rifle at us. >> reporter: the gun apparently jamming as he approached. officers chased him shooting and wounding powell who was also a person of interest in the shooting of his 2-year-old son injured earlier that day. >> we presume that this was a premeditated ambush on our officers. >> reporter: in alaska, sergeant brandt is very lucky to be alive. this year already, the number of police shot and killed tonight job is up more than 50% from last year. george? >> wow, thank goodness for that body armor. neal, thanks very much. now let's go to amy with the other top stories, starting with more trouble for air travelers. >> that's right, george.
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three top airlines suffered major computer problems overnight. some passengers couldn't make online reservations or check in with southwest, jetblue or virgin america for hours. the airlines say it was a technical issue, not a hack. the system is now back up and running. well, russia has agreed to an eight-hour cease-fire in syria to allow civilians to flee from eastern aleppo. ten more children were reportedly killed in air strikes on monday. those air strikes have now been halted. a former vice chairman of the joint chiefs of staff faces possible prison time after pleading guilty to lying to the fbi. retired marine general james cartwright admits making false statements during an investigation into a leak of classified information. under a plea deal, prosecutors will recommend no more than six months behind bars. cartwright is a former abc news contributor. and a man in arizona learned the hard way when you lock yourself out of your house, the chimney is not a viable option. he was stuck for four hours until fire crews pulled him out. neighbors heard him yell.
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they called 911. he was covered in soot. there you see him. but it didn't stop him from giving one of the firefighters a big old hug right there. i just want to say locksmiths are an option. even maybe breaking a window might be better than getting stuck in a chimney. >> than coming down the chimney? >> just saying. >> the firefighter looked like he was actually receptive of that hug covered in soot. stay away from me, buddy. thank you, amy. here's something you don't see every day. indians pitcher trevor bauer forced to leave his playoff game early because his finger started bleeding. and kayna whitworth is here with that story. and kayna, this all started with an injury from a drone. >> reporter: michael, that is exactly right. trevor bauer says he sliced his finger fixes one of his drones. and it happened right before the biggest game of his life. and so his start was pushed back. but after just 21 pitches, his finger started bleeding so much, they had to pull him. >> he's got him! >> reporter: overnight the cleveland indians beating the toronto blue jays 4-2.
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the indians now one game closer to the world series. but this morning, everyone is pointing fingers at indians pitcher trevor bauer who started the first inning off with a bloody mess. >> there's no way you can continue in this game with the blood gushing from your hand. >> reporter: the 25-year-old pulled from the mound in the first inning after facing just four batters. trevor's pinkie finger dripping blood. >> they were confident coming into today. >> reporter: bauer's injury not from the game, but from a drone propeller. >> one of those things that -- freak accident you can't really control to. and i was plugging the battery in and my finger happened to be right here. >> reporter: trevor, a huge drone enthusiast, nearly severed his finger friday, needing ten stitches. but just like there's no crying in baseball, there are no bandages either. major league baseball forbidding pitchers to attach anything to their hand, finger, or wrist. >> when i saw blood on the rubber, i kind of figured out it wasn't a real good sign. >> reporter: twitter having a field day with the incident, one
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writing it's just a flesh wound. some drawing comparisons to curt schilling and his bloody sock in the 2004 playoffs. >> we don't have another starter right now. >> reporter: one thing is for sure, the indians keeping their fingers crossed bauer will make a quick recovery. so if the indians win tonight they will clinch the alcs and then will head to the world series. michael, i can hear my dad saying, wrap it up, get back in the game. they can't put anything on their hands. >> you know, pitchers, are -- they don't want any illegal substances. any advantage. that would be an advantage. a lot of people saying why is he messing with a drone and 25 -- maybe it's a relaxing thing for him because he's under a lot of pressure as a pitcher. maybe it's way to -- >> not so relaxing right now. >> does that sound relaxing to you? the most annoying thing ever. >> he wasn't holding it, at least i don't think he was. >> did i scare you again, george? >> now we know what you really think about drones. okay. back to ginger with wildfire concerns in the west. >> yes, we go to colorado where at least 15,000 acres are burning in southeastern colorado.
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that's the junkins fire. just to show you a little bit of the video. already one home destroyed. zero percent containment. good morning, i'm meteorologist mike nicco from abc 7 mornings. cooler start, up to 13 degrees cooler and almost total sunshine. cool again tonight. watch out for patchy fog and the warmest days wednesday through sunday. half moon bay and san francisco and richmond and vallejo, the rest of us 70 to 73.
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the chill tonight. mid-40s to low 50s. my accuweather seven-day forecast, warmest thursday with 70s reaching the coast, the rest of us in the 80s. coming up, more from melania trump. speaking out for the first time about that lewd tape and what she is now saying about bill clinton. wrote existential poetry. and uncle john was an explorer. i inherited their can-do spirit. and their double chin. now, i'm going to do something about it. kybella® is the first of its kind injectable treatment that destroys fat under the chin, leaving an improved profile. kybella® is an fda-approved non-surgical treatment for adults with a moderate amount of fullness... or a bit more. don't receive kybella® if you have an infection in the treatment area. kybella® can cause nerve injury in the jaw resulting in an uneven smile or facial muscle weakness, and trouble swallowing. tell your doctor about all medical conditions,
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legendary rock star awarded the nobel prize for literature but the committee is still knock, knock, knocking on his door. but he hasn't answered yet. he's not returning their calls or e-mails. and they say they're giving him -- they're not giving up. they'll keep on trying to reach out to him and i guess that's what we're doing right now. >> he did a couple of concerts over the weekend, didn't say a word about it. >> but they feel confident he'll show up. >> maybe he is super humble. who knows. that was silence. did you hear that silence? wow. >> i don't think you get a nobel prize and then keep it quiet on the down-low. let's move on now and get more from melania trump. as we said she's standing by her husband blaming the media for spreading lies about him and linsey davis has a closer look. >> reporter: good morning. the republican presidential nominee's wife is now talking candidly in her first interviews in months. and she dismisses the "access hollywood" recording between the former host billy bush and her husband as simply boy talk, and says bush egged
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trump on. and that what trump said does not count as sexual assault. >> he apologized to me and i expect -- i accept his apology. and we are moving on. >> reporter: melania trump not only defends her husband, she goes on the attack. >> is it fair for the media to bring up bill clinton's past? or for donald trump to bring up bill clinton's past? >> if they bring my past, why not? >> so they're asking for it. >> they're asking for it. they started. >> reporter: the woman typically known to keep a low profile is no longer shying away from entering the fray. >> oh, poor melania. don't feel sorry for me. don't feel sorry for me. i -- i can handle everything. >> reporter: her stand by her man position is somewhat reminiscent of hillary clinton in 1998 when her husband was president and faced accusations of sexual misconduct. >> this vast right wing conspiracy that has been
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conspiring against my husband since the day he announced for president. >> it was left wing and left wing media. yeah. >> reporter: the couple first met at a fashion week party in 1998. she told "harper's bazaar" she refused to give trump her phone number. instead, the slovenian model asked him for his. they went on their first date soon after. in 2005, they were married. and a year later, melania gave birth to their son, barron. she's mostly stayed off the campaign trail to raise him until her most maligned appearance at the republican convention this summer. >> the only limit to your achievements -- >> the only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work hard for them. >> and your willingness to work for them. >> reporter: since speechgate melania has stayed out of the limelight. just last week, her legal team demanded an apology from "people" magazine disputing
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reporter natasha stoynoff's claims that sometime after she says she was assaulted by donald trump she bumped into melania on the treat in 2005 and had a conversation with her. >> i was never friend with her. i would not recognize her. >> reporter: so as the campaign winds down, hoping to land some punches before the final bell. >> people won't want to go against him but my husband is real. he's raw. he tells as it is. >> reporter: according to "the new york times," trump's aides urged melania to show her support for her husband by doing a sit-down interview with trump. melania reportedly did not like that idea. in her interview with fox news she is very clear she is her own woman and no one will make her do anything she doesn't want to do. robin and george. >> okay, linsey, thanks very much. let's bring in cokie roberts to talk more about this. cokie, as linsey pointed out in the piece right there, real echoes of hillary clinton both in 1998 and 1992, question today is how effective was it? >> probably not terribly effective, in the same way that hillary clinton wasn't terribly effective in those interviews. i think that it's keeping the
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story alive, for one thing. but another is that melania trump is, in some ways, not terribly recognizable to a lot of voters. during the republican convention i interviewed a number of republican female delegates who basically said that they couldn't relate to her. she was too beautiful, she was too rich. and that they didn't see her as an authentic person. in the same way that people see michelle obama, for instance. >> she was very much going after the accusers. it seems like that was part of the strategy in having her come out and speak, cokie. >> well, in some ways i think that -- that in some ways was her most effective part because it was about her as opposed to being about her husband where she said they went after me so why not? but, again, that brings up her past. and gives people excuses to put out nude pictures of her, which is not terribly helpful to the campaign. >> i think the other part you
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would say to be effective is see her publicly accepting her husband's apology. >> well, which, of course, she did in the statement and now she's done publicly, as well. but, again, i don't think that that is something that people would expect her to do anything else but accept his apology. but, you know, look, looking at voters who basically say they don't care. we've got -- we've got a very partisan electorate right now, what i do think might be true is that it might have energized some of hillary clinton's voters to say we don't want this man. >> i know, because martha raddatz was here picking up on what you were just saying, cokie, martha raddatz was here, she spoke to voters who basically said, it doesn't matter. it doesn't matter what he did. so is a bigger deal being made out of it than it really is? >> well, i think that -- no, i really don't think so. i think even if it doesn't matter to a lot of voters who are very firmly set in their place, that it has started a national conversation, robin. >> true, true. >> that women are feeling a
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little bit empowered by. that they're saying, this is -- this is not okay. and there's a whole twitter site, not okay, with thousands of women on it now telling their own stories. so i think this has a life even beyond this campaign. >> yeah, the reaction has been extraordinary when you really break it down. all right, cokie, thanks so much. >> good to be with you. >> coming up on the big board? >> a lot. up next what fellow republicans are saying about donald trump's claims the election is rigged. and also, what one guy did to get himself banned from the tennis court. wait till you see the caught on camera meltdown. all that coming up in just two minutes and we have mr. mcenroe here to talk about that. >> patrick mcenroe. >> there he is over there. that was invigorating! you're probably wondering why i've just carved a giant wooden tiger. well, the answer is that a real one would maul me. i've crafted dr. whiskers here as a visual aid
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just talking smack here with patrick mcenroe. we're talking about the '91 u.s. open, go figure. >> thanks for the memories. >> welcome back. time for our big board. our team of insiders standing by live for more on this morning's
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top stories. as we said, patrick mcenroe is here at the table. we'll get to mac in just a moment. but let's start with republican nominee donald trump. ramping up those allegations that the presidential election is rigged. overnight at a rally in green bay, wisconsin, again hammering home the claim. >> they even want to try to rig the election at the polling booths. and believe me, there's a lot going on. did you ever hear these people, they say, there's nothing going on? people that have died ten years ago are still voting. illegal immigrants are voting. i mean, where are the street smarts of some of these politicians? >> and we got jon karl joining us now from the battleground state of florida which was the epicenter of the last presidential election controversy. and i don't have to tell you, trump is not letting this one go, jon. >> oh, he is up obsessed with this.
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everywhere he's talking about this. this morning he is still tweeting about it and this is a bedrock principle of american democracy, the peaceful transition of power, the integrity of our election systems. he is saying that they don't have integrity, so i asked one of the republican leaders he's talking about last night, i moderated a debate here in florida last night between the senate candidates. and i asked marco rubio about this. listen to his response. there's been a lot of question about the legitimacy of this election. donald trump has said this election is absolutely being rigged. >> this election is not being rigged. and i'll explain to you why it's not being rigged in florida. and why i hope he stops saying that. why he should stop saying that. we have 67 counties in this state. each of which conduct their own elections. i promise you there is not a 67-county conspiracy to rig this election. >> well, and that -- >> here's another thing, robin, when you talk about this, local election officials in much of the country are republicans. in fact, in the two biggest battleground states, ohio and florida, the two top election
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officials are republicans. >> but, jon, what do they do to ensure the elections are fair and because of what donald trump is saying, do you think this year they're extra careful? >> reporter: oh, yes, i think there will be an eagle eye on all of the election largely because of what donald trump is saying. but really, this was the case before donald trump uttered the word rigged. i mean, i was down here covering the florida recount in 2000, believe me, after that process, people did a big scrub of the election process, teams of lawyers for both parties, this is something that has been looked at very carefully for a long time. >> good point there, jon. >> all right. well, thank you, jon. now to outrage over a 911 dispatcher accused of hanging up on more than 800 emergency calls. she's now facing two misdemeanor counts with potentially more to come. legal analyst areva martin joining us now. investigators say she may have hung up on even more callers
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than the 800 that they e know about, including one that ended in a fatality. but have you ever heard of anything like this? >> no, michael. this is an outrageous case. this woman crenshanda williams may have hung up on thousands of callers, and as you said, two really serious cases. one involving an armed robbery where there was a fatal shooting. and a second one involving a woman who became unconscious. her husband's calling 911 talking to miss williams trying to administer cpr and she hangs up on him. now, fortunately for this woman, she's revived and she has survived this ordeal. but these are very serious accusations against someone who was entrusted with a very serious job of providing emergency assistance. and she just said she didn't have time for the callers. >> accusations, areva and also charges. two misdemeanor charges. what do you make of that? >> well, i think the law that's being used to prosecute miss williams wasn't really designed for someone in her situation.
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it wasn't designed for a dispatcher whose job was to provide assistance. but at least she is facing some jail time. possibly up to a year. and her supervisors are also being disciplined. >> boy, that's the last thing you expect when you call 911. >> areva, thank you. we move on to the controversy surround a top ranked tennis player. australia's nick kyrgios banned the rest of the season when he seemingly just quit during a match. take a look. [ crowd booing ] doesn't even try for it. so, patrick mcenroe, let's talk -- i mean, when you're wamping this, you -- >> horrendous. >> you played at the top level. of the sport. >> thank you for saying that. >> you have. >> that's up for debate, but, okay. >> not at all. when you see something like that -- >> well, your first reaction is one of disgust and disdain, okay, but then when you take a
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step back, i think you have to realize that this really in a lot of ways from kyrgios was a cry for help. i mean to hit a serve like this, to literally tap the serve as he did is basically telling everyone that i don't care. i don't want to be here. i want no part of competing in this match. this guy has a history of doing things like this. let's also say that he's a very talented player. he's got some swagger. he's got some personality. he could be a grand slam champion if he gets his act together. so i think the atp tour did the right thing. they banned him for the rest of this year. but they gave him an option, that if he goes to see a sports psychologist and gets some help, which i believe he needs, that he could get the ban reduced and be ready to play at the australian open start of next year. i think that was the right decision by the tour. >> maybe that will take him to the next level. >> it should. it could and i think for him he's got to look in the mirror and realize that he's got a problem. i think he realizes that and he has said in some facebook comments and some twitter comments that he realizes he
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made a big mistake. because initially, he was very combative. he was yelling at people in the crowd. people were saying you be a professional out there. he yelled at the people in the crowd. he yelled at the chair umpires and said get me out of here as quickly as i can. i mean, michael, can you imagine you letting a running back just go -- just right past you. >> no. >> no, i don't think so. >> not on purpose. >> not on purpose. >> i've been blocked, though. >> that's what this guy did, did it on purpose. that's what makes it so crazy. >> you think it's a bigger issue here. >> there's a bigger issue that he has and i think we need -- he needs to understand that there are consequences for his actions but he also needs to understand -- we need to understand in the tennis world that this guy needs some help. and we should give him some help. >> that's good of you. >> hopefully he'll heed the advice and can end up being a great player you said he could be. now, thank you, pat, areva and jon, thank you all so much. we appreciate you all. coming up in just two minutes "the price is right" is making history, the moment that had these contestants jumping for joy is coming up next. that brings back a lot of childhood memories to me. >> come over here.
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♪ we all know that music right there, "the price is right" and we've all seen the tapes of that big, three-way tie. jesse here with how it went down. >> let me set the scene. on "the price is right" we all know the final three contestants they get two chances to spin that giant wheel, to see who is going to move on to the final showdown. and, of course, whoever spins closest to $1 without going over wins. well, we want you to see what happened on monday. >> come on down! ♪ >> reporter: it's been a daytime game show staple for over four decades. >> $1. >> $1. >> reporter: but on monday, "the price is right" made history. not once -- >> 65 for a dollar. 65 for a dollar! you just spun a dollar on the wheel! [ screaming ] [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: not two. >> 50 for a dollar.
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50 for a dollar! >> ah! [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: but all three contestants hitting exactly $1 in the showcase showdown. >> this just might happen. 70. tie, three-way tie, three-way tie. three-way tie, three-way tie. [ cheers and applause ] yes! >> reporter: and how amazing is that? now, apparently there have been other three-way ties before but this is the first time it ever happened when everybody needed both spins to hit that dollar. and, of course, it's the very first time since drew carey took over hosting in 2007 it's happened as well. >> the first time ever with two spins to hit exactly a dollar. >> go figure. >> it is exciting, though. >> it is. fun to watch. >> growing up, hoping, like, you're watching people that get called down. it's exciting. >> there's a first for everything, george. >> yeah, exactly. somebody has to go home on "dancing with the stars." it was latin night, maks is
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good morning. it is 7:56. i'm reggie aqui from abc 7 mornings. mike nicco is here with a look at your weather. >> hi, everybody. thanks for sticking around. checking out the forecast here. we're mainly in the upper 60s to low 70s. richmond at 66 and antioch about 73. tonight 40s and 50s with patchy fog. check out the temperatures on thursday, 70s at the coast and 80s inland and cooler this weekend. >> good morning. we have a new sig-alert within the last 10 or 15 minutes but it is on the lighter side of highway 24. so it is eastbound 24 inside of the caldecott tunnel blocking the left lane and they hope to have it clear by 8:15 but it is stacking up beyond highway 13 and slow traffic the other way if you are coming from mir inda.
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>> and a couple that left the ballroom last night on "dancing with the stars." that is next. and we'll have update in 30 minutes and always on join us every week day morning from 4:30 to 7:00 on
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. melania trump defending her husband, breaking her silence about that leaked tape and lewd comments by donald trump. >> i was surprised because that is not the man that i know. as hillary clinton faces big new questions about her e-mails, the fbi, and the state department. just three weeks until the final votes are cast. ♪ health alert. how much exercise do you really need? the new magic number of minutes that could significantly cut your diabetes risk. ♪ want to make you feel good dancing drama. maks and amber rose out of the ballroom after a sizzling showdown. his heartfelt message for her overnight. maks now joins us live before heading off to diaper duty with peta. ♪ i ain't never giving up get ready for one unbelievable surprise. the young football super fan and
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the saint who will have you cheering. wait until you see what he's about to learn live. it's gonna be a -- breeze. >> hey, what? what? >> you're supposed to be a professional. >> i am. >> thank you. >> get out of here. good morning, america. mike, you got a little schooled there. >> yeah, i did. i got it right, though, george. >> you finally did. let's take a look. >> as we say -- >> good morning, america. >> here you go. >> you got it right. >> yeah. >> i like the other better. oh. how could i work with this guy here? >> he was so disappointed in me. i felt so bad. >> his name is jarrius robertson. he is a new orleans saints super fan. he is also a fighter. he's been battling a chronic disease and has an amazing, amazing attitude. >> and not only is he a fan, he
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caught the eye of the new orleans saints, as well. >> you know how professional teams will visit children's hospitals. that's what the saints did, they met jarrius and formed this lifelonk friendship. and we're going to hear more of his story. and weave got a big surprise coming up. we know that the players and coach payton will join us. >> a double surprise. >> a double surprise. >> really good stuff. and then also this morning, we have the bad boy of the ballroom with us, maks, there he is joining us live. sorry to say but maks got the old boot last night. we can't wait to hear from him all about his experience and his upcoming baby. >> looking forward to talking to him. but first let's get the morning rundown from amy. >> all right. good morning, everyone. the big story this morning, donald trump's wife coming to his defense, dismissing his lewd comments as boy talk. melania trump also rejecting allegations by her husband's accusers. meanwhile, on the campaign trail trump is ramping up claims that the election is rigged. he spoke to abc's tom llamas who joins us now from colorado. tom, good morning. >> reporter: amy, good morning.
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melania trump coming to her husband's defense, and saying women shouldn't be accusing him of sexual assault unless they have evidence. now, melania trump made these statements in an interview with cnn where she also talked about that now infamous "access hollywood" recording. she admitted that her husband at times can be immature, but she blamed part of what was said on that tape on host billy bush. >> he was lead on -- like -- egg on from the host to say dirty and bad stuff. >> you feel the host, billy bush, was sort of egging him on? >> yes. yes. >> reporter: on the political front the divide between donald trump and speaker paul ryan getting deeper. overnight, donald trump telling maie he has some suspicions why paul ryan isn't helping him enough. is paul ryan hurting you or helping you? >> well, i don't want to be knocking paul ryan. i think he could be more supportive to the republican nominee. we're doing well. i think we're going to win the election. >> reporter: do you think he wants you to win? >> well, maybe not because maybe he wants to run in four years.
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>> reporter: today, trump is in colorado, a key battleground state. he has two stops here before heading to las vegas tonight for the debate tomorrow. amy? >> all right, tom llamas, thank you. well, the fbi and state department are denying allegations of a quid pro quo stemming from hillary clinton's e-mail scandal. according to notes from the investigation into clinton's private server, an fbi staffer accused a state department official of pressuring the bureau to declassify an e-mail about benghazi. in exchange, the state department allegedly offered to allow more fbi agents to be sent to iraq. but officials say the request to change the classification was denied and the deal never happened. well, the pentagon says iraqi troops are ahead of schedule in their fight to retake the city of mosul. the latest -- the last isis stronghold in iraq. they're being slowed by land mines and suicide bombers targeting tanks. it's expected to take days to encircle the city. the u.n. says 700,000 civilians may need help as they flee the fighting there. well, the fbi has released new images of the so-called
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could look down on the other birds. and before anyone calls "fowl," i just wand to say i'm "down" with that. >> fowl and down. >> i was waiting for that. >> i was wondering what you were going to say. >> that's a good one-two punch there. very impressive. >> double whammy. how about news that egos "pop "? >> indeed. good morning to you all and to you and, well, maybe it was a late night for abc's jimmy kimmel who left so much stuff on a recent transcontinental flight i wonder what he took off the flight. he outed himself writing dear virgin america, i left two books, an important notepad and my ipad on flight 366, l.a. to boston friday night. i am dumb. please help. virgin tweeting back, wow, that's a lot of things. send us a dm. we'll see what we can do. we want to write jimmy this morning, see if virgin america found his stuff, because lord knows, in fay didn't, somebody probably did. and i want to know what's in the notebook. that caught my eye. the important comedic matt damon spoof coming. halloween is coming. will he or will he not steal
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children's candy? all of this could be in that notebook. >> i'm with you. what did he actually take off the plane? >> himself. that was it. >> it's a lot of stuff. >> late night, red-eye. >> late night, red-eye. perhaps a vodka or two. also in "pop news" this morning, something frank ocean may not be thinking about. getting awards for his sexy serenades. fans couldn't get enough of his recent album "blond" and visual album "endless" both of which dropped in august. but it doesn't appear that the r&b star is looking for any validation, not even a grammy. a source confirmed to billboard neither of ocean's albums were submitted for grammy consideration by the september 30th deadline. that's notable given that he most likely would have been a major contender. >> you see, he's like bob dylan. he's humble. >> yes, yes. >> like amy said. >> we have something for you. i don't know if you heard earlier, bob. >> music is for the people, not the awards. >> exactly. good for him. >> no word on whether or not this was an oversight or intentional.
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either way does not take away from a super rich year for him. >> absolutely. >> i think he should go with intentional now. >> yeah, yeah, you know, maybe it doesn't really move him. >> or maybe he forgot. >> september 30th came and went. who knows. but great music if you want to check that out. then finally in "pop news" this morning, a tantalizing sneak peek at martha stewart and snoop dogg's new show. >> oh, gosh. >> yes, robin. >> i love it. >> check out this video. i mean, is this not a match made in heaven? martha showing off some moves. the partner collaborating on an interpretive brownie baking dance. >> easy. >> that is what they call it, a brownie baking dance in the new trailer for their cooking show. each episode will see snoop stew, that is what they now call themselves, snoop stew preparing a dinner party for a new set of celebrity guests, brownies included. "martha and snoop's potluck dinner party" will premiere on november 7th on vh-1. i think we got a hit on our hands. >> there's so much that could be
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said that we just would get in trouble. >> you don't really need to. snoop stew and smile. thank you, all. that's "pop news" this morning. >> looks like that will be a good time. >> funny. coming up, we have a new health guideline about exercise and diabetes. why when you work out matters and dr. besser is here. "dancing's" bad boy maks got booted from the ballroom. but now he's joining us live, good for us, and he's talking fatherhood. there he is. >> ah. >> love the hat.
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♪ ♪ i want it all that tango got jana kramer a perfect score last night on "dancing with the stars." it was latin night. of course, one couple did have to come home. and we're going to talk to maks in just a little bit. >> first, though, we've got that new health headline about diabetes and exercise and why when you work out really matters. abc's chief health and medical editor dr. richard besser joining us now with that and let's say right up we're talking about type 2 diabetes.
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>> exactly, exactly. >> and you've got nearly 10% of americans have this. an 1 in 3 are sort of so-called prediabetic. so that's a lot of people right there. how much exercise do people need to reduce this risk? >> so this is really interesting. they looked at 28 studies that followed thousands of people over many years to try to address that. and what they found was if you do the 30 minutes five times awea week which is recommended, it greatly reduces the amount -- your risk of getting type 2 diabetes. if you do more than that, your risk goes down even further but what really grabbed me was that if you do less, if you do only ten minutes a day, you get some benefit compared to people who do nothing so every bit helps. you shouldn't be put off by the fact i don't have enough time. >> right, but more is more and timing was also very important in the study, correct? >> so, a separate study looked at people who had type 2 diabetes and said, okay, you've got your 30 minutes to do, do you do it as one block or do you break it up? so they had people for one period of time do it in one block of 30 minutes and the
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other period of time, they did ten minutes right after eating a meal. and what they found is, if you do the ten minutes, just go for a ten-minute walk after you eat your meal, it greatly reduces blood sugar. 22% lower blood sugar with just a ten-minute walk. >> the science behind common sense. >> yes, exactly, exactly. >> is that just because your engines, so to speak, are working and processing food better. >> it was always like, well, walking helps you digest but it's controlled by a hormone called insulin and when you exercise, it helps our cells use the insulin and also causes our muscles to burn up that sugar. so, you know, there's good reasons for why that balances out your sugar and it's a great thing to do. >> in addition to exercise what else can people do? >> we talk about it all the time. if you can maintain a healthy weight or if you're overweight losing just 5% of your body weight, that's enough to dramatically reduce your risk of having type 2 diabetes. it's hard to do but it's really worth that effort. >> all of it doable, too. >> it is. >> even a little bit of exercise. even a little bit of weight.
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>> yeah, and getting a partner for both of those is a great way to get started. it really helps your chances of succeeding. >> good information. >> richard besser, thanks very much. coming up we'll hear from maks. he's joining us live. he's off the ballroom getting ready for diaper duty. ready for diaper duty.
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welcome back to "good morning america." we want to make your terrific tuesday just a little more sparkly. so no better way to do that than with my man, maks chmerkovskiy. we'll see him and hear about him being booted from the ballroom good morning, i'm meteorologist mike nicco from abc 7 mornings. cooler start, up to 13 degrees cooler and almost total sunshine. cool again tonight. watch out for patchy fog and the warmest days wednesday through sunday. half moon bay and san francisco and richmond and vallejo, the rest of us 70 to 73. the chill tonight. mid-40s to low 50s. my accuweather seven-day forecast, warmest thursday with 70s reaching the coast, the rest of us in the 80s. let's dance.. let's go to the action in the ballroom.
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the stars were sizzling on "dancing's" latin night, the hottest show of the season. and everyone was just wowing the crowd with their rumbas and everything else. one couple felt the heat. jesse palmer is here with that. hey there, jesse. >> hey there, robin, that's right. amber rose and her partner were booted from the ballroom. and we're going to hear from maks live in a moment, but, first, here's a look at some of the hottest moves on latin night. ♪ i want it all >> reporter: a sizzling and steamy night on "dancing with the stars." ♪ i can't keep my hands to myself ♪ >> reporter: the first time this season any couple as scored four 10s, after one of the sexiest tangos ever on "dancing with the stars." ♪ yourself >> now that is chemistry! >> driven by unsatiable desire. >> sensational! >> reporter: jana and gleb shooting to the top of the leaderboard. >> 10. >> 10. >> 10. ♪ blah blah blah
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♪ cha cha cha >> reporter: a big cooldown for fan favorite maks and his partner amber rose. the latest couple to leave the ballroom. >> amber and maks. >> i tried my best. >> reporter: talking to our cameras overnight. >> i think a lot of people assume i'm a certain way, and i'm glad i had an opportunity for people to see me in a different light. i'm an activist. i'm a feminist. i'm a mom. i'm forever going to be a down home philly girl. >> reporter: amber confessing the past few weeks center stage have been tough. >> it's not easy. it's extremely hard. but it was a lot of fun and i'm glad that i did it. >> reporter: and overnight, maks writing this heartfelt post on instagram saying "thank you for some of the best weeks of his dancing career" and that "she made him proud." and overnight maks also telling us what surprised him the most about his partner, how shy amber was. she had even requested to wear sunglasses during the show, a side most people may not know about her. >> all right, jesse, thank you.
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you know who is equally shy? our maks. we somehow pull it out of him. welcome back. i love the hat, maks and val, yes, yes. hey, your instagram post was so beautiful talking about amber and something else that you said. you said the world has yet to see what she can really do. what did you mean by that? >> i don't think -- well, i personally didn't know who this person was. i knew of her. i knew, you know, same as people reading tabloids and stuff. but, you know, one of the beautiful things about the show is you get to find out who the person really is you know, behind all the lights and stuff. and i was surprised to find out that she's just so chill and down to earth. i was expecting some sort of like internet vixen type of personality and it's far from the truth. >> that's sweet. >> but the show is also giving us a chance to know who you are and everybody here loves you, man. you're awesome. you're a good man. when i read this i was a little upset.
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you're not going to be back next season. but then when i read the reason why, i was so excited. because you're going to be at home, preparing to be ready for the baby. but are you ready for the baby in january? >> i am ready, yeah, i think -- well, i mean i think i'm ready but everybody around us seem to think that -- you know, it's always this little smirk and like, you'll find out. and so i have a list of like ten things that i'm going to find out about but i can't wait. >> well, you know what, they don't come with directions. you just have to figure it out as you go. >> he will and peta. yeah. what did you think about last night? >> thank you so much. >> what did you think about last night? >> i loved it. i loved -- actually i went home and watched our performance but i first saw the whole thing got sneaked up on us. the next thing you know, i look left and it's like between us and calvin johnson. and i'm like, come on. could this have been at least -- but, you know, i think everybody is doing a great job, and i was very proud of amber and us together. i think the number was great.
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i think everything that i asked her for she did. i pushed a lot. she tried to push back but just naturally and, you know, i think we came out with a great season. she's going to have a couple of beautiful dances to look back and be proud of. >> what michael was just saying, having a baby doesn't come with directions, but you kind of need something, doesn't he, michael? >> you need some help so we got a little help for you so bring it on out, you guys. >> oh, my god. >> there you go. >> diaper duty. that's the diaper duty you were talking about. >> i can't wait. i can't wait, you guys, and thank you so much. this is amazing. that's one thing i keep being told is that there's not enough diapers. >> and there's never enough of you, maks. we'll see you. >> absolutely. >> we'll be back. thursday on "gma," keep calm and don't panic. okay, forget it. panic. because we've got panic at the disco performing live then friday, get this, it's michael buble live this week, keep calm and watch "gma" presented by carmax.
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tonight, david muir inside the prison at guantanamo bay. what to do with the remaining detainees. the president wants it closed. the americans who say don't bring them here. >> hell no. >> where do they go after they're released? we find them on "world news tonight" with david muir and "nightline." hillary clinton. donald trump. round one. >> hillary has experience but it's bad experience. >> i know you live in your own reality. >> an even more stunning round two. >> it's just awfully good that somebody with the temperament of donald trump is not in charge of the law in our country. >> because you'd be in jail. >> now tomorrow night on abc. it's time for the final face-off. >> bring it on. >> trump, clinton, the final presidential debate, tomorrow night live on abc. night live on abc.
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good morning. i'm natasha zouves from abc 7 mornings. jury selection will resume later in morning in the sierra lamar murder case. her accused killer could face the death penalty. it will be a long trial. the judge has told potential jurors it could last until april. she was 15 when she disappeared in 2012 and her body was never found. she would be turning 20 years old tomorrow. let's get to alexis smith. a couple of new incidents. >> we have a serious situation in walnut creek. it sounds like two folks jumped over the center divide on northbound 680 at ignacio valley and attempted to run across 680 and hit by a couple of vehicles. and that is slowly really -- slowing things down.
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blocking the far right ralane. if you are heading toward walnut creek, expect delays on the southbound side as well. and they lied about it thatfor
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now they're lying about prop 56. if you don't use tobacco, you don't pay. smokers pay - their fair share of the 3 billion in health care costs all taxpayers are paying now. and there's one more thing: our kids. every state that's significantly raised tobacco taxes has reduced youth smoking. please. vote yes on 56. if we can save even a few lives, it's worth it. good morning. here is my accuweather seven-day forecast. 60s at the coast through san francisco and the rest in low to mid 0is. our warmest day on thursday and cooler weather this weekend with
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less sunshine. have a great day. >> thanks you mike. we'll have another update in ♪ welcome to my house [ applause ] welcome back to "good morning america." on this terrific tuesday, a lot ahead. >> a lot coming up. michael, get us started. >> okay, what i'm bringing to the table is really what mario batali is bringing to the table at the white house tonight. he prepared the obama's final state dinner which will honor the italian prime minister and i looked at the menu, you know, and i'm going to read the menu. agnolati, piccorino, brac ichir. basically it's a bunch of stuff i can't pronounce but it sounds
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delicious. >> anybody know what kind of pasta that is. >> little pillows. >> like baby raf reallies. >> that's delicious. in any pasta is good pasta. i don't care how it's shaped >> all sounds italian but everything is used with american ingredients because it's the white house. >> wow. >> if you were going to host a party like this a state dinner who would you have prepare it and what wow ask for. >> marcus samuelsson. i get him first. i get to pick him first. >> oh, yes. >> marcus, marcus. >> if this would be a restaurant you definitely would be the guest, you should eat the food and george should sell the food. but you prepared obama's first state dinner. so what goes into this meal? >> well, you know, it's a lot of preparation and everything getting checked, the right ingredients get in and right now, you know it's such a big
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honor and mario has done so much but this still would be a day that he'll always remember. for me it's one of the biggest honors i've had to cook for our president and the first lady. >> marcus, you're such a terrific chef. [ applause ] but knowing mario, having been there, will he have a case of the nerves today? >> a little bit. i mean a little bit nervous is not bad. it's a big occasion but then you have to control your staff. basically we had -- it's like four course, you have 44 minutes, not 45. and, you know you got to plate 400 dishes right away and then, boom, then on to something else, right. so it's really about timing, organization and not being too nervous. >> and how much input did the first lady and president have on the menu? >> oh, michelle is the boss, you know that. what are you talking about? you know that, george. no, she -- with our dinner she just started her initiative with let's move so focused a lot on vegetables, we had a lot of vegetables and i see that mario
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has a lot of vegetables in this dinner as well so this initiative about healthy and better food for our country is definitely coming through on this menu as well. >> but he also has tiramisu so a little injuly jensen not so bad. >> he'll be there in his orange crocs. >> and he will be in his orange cro ochl cros chl crocs. >> good luck. sweet, bring it in, boys. >> what. >> halloween. [ applause ] >> oh. >> just around the corner. everybody here like candy, raise your hand if you like a little sweet treat? i know you do. i will make sure we share. fun little story wondering if you guys know what is the favorite candy, halloween candy in your home state. >> i think it's given away by what we have in front of us. >> did you know beforehand? >> no. >> sweet tarts are my total
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favorite. my go to in cvs. >> one of my favorites too the hershey kisses, perfect. >> i was born in massachusetts, starburst, grew up in ohio, milky way but my favorite from michigan, m&ms. >> i do love candy. >> peanut m&ms. this is texas but i got to say you can have that. that's not for me. i don't like candy corn. >> i'll eat one more. i like it because i'm very mature and like to to do this. [ applause ] >> you know, that one tooth like that would be counted me as a vampire, one long tooth in the middle. i love sour patch kids and love m&ms. my two favorites.
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>> you play golf in new jersey. >> yes, i do. >> that's the candy of new jersey. >> that's why i like new jersey. >> that's all i had. i was looking for an excuse to bring out candy to my favorite people so i'll pass out. you guys move on. >> you do that. >> here we go. >> while you guys are handing out the candy, let me tell you about something that we're bringing you this morning. jarrius robertson is one inspiring teenager who caught the eye of his favorite football team and mine. i'm talking about the new orleans saints. who dat nation rise but he's got the strength, you know, he is a little guy but has the strength of someone like you a hall of famer. we'll talk to him and have some surprises for him but first jarrius' story. >> hi, brother. >> reporter: jarrius jair isn't your average new orleans saints fan. >> i'm your size. >> reporter: what you call a st. super fan.
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>> have wheels. >> we'll put one of those in. >> touchdown. >> reporter: he attends practices and games and even shows them a little tough love. >> you're trying to do stuff thaw can't do. you're trying to be mr. showoff. >> reporter: this quality time with his favorite team keeps jarrius' spirits up as he faces a serious illness, the 14-year-old has been battling chronic liver disease his entire life which has affected his physical growth and he's currently on the waiting list for a liver transplant. >> in the hospital for 7 to 14 days is kind of rough for a kid. >> reporter: he met the st. one year ago during one of his extended hospital stays at ochsner hospital for children. >> you two guys to hit as hard as you can. >> reporter: and he made a lasting impression. [ cheers and applause ] >> way to go. are you ready to go and his dad. >> it's game time.
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>> game time for jarrius robertson, come on. game time. >> all right, man. >> have a seat. have a seat. oh. >> this feels good. >> does it feel good? >> la-z-boy. >> it is. nothing but the best for you, jarrius. so tell us, you know, the first time you met the st. i heard you couldn't even sleep the night before the nurses told you that they were coming to the hospital. tell us about that time. >> well, before everything started, i couldn't sleep because i wanted to know who was coming until the nurse spilled the beans and then they told me and when they got there, i was like, i was very excited because that was my very first time meeting them in person. >> and in that piece it looked like you were giving them some good tips. were you giving them tough love. >> yeah, because you have to be tough or you're going to be soft.
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[ applause ] >> you tell it good. >> i'm scared of him. you should be. >> i got down in a three-point stance and said you want to go and he said, i'll hurt you. i'm good. >> i hear you do a mean drew brees imper nation. what is your -- >> on the video game he goes a little like this. >> okay. >> we're new orleans saints, we're going to do what we do play what why do. we be us, we be strong and then he says new orleans. >> yeah. >> and then -- >> okay. >> not yet. not only that, but -- >> wait, there's more. >> on the line he always licks his hand before he touch the ball. i don't know why but he does. he goes like this. red 90. ohio. then he do that. >> you've been paying attention. [ applause ] hey, you know --
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>> but i know you have a special motto that you want to share with everybody. what's your otto. >> it takes lives to save lives. >> it takes lives to save lives. >> that means -- >> what does that mean. >> that means like people go out and donate anything like blood, organ, kidney or liver and it can save somebody else's life. >> yeah. >> you know -- >> amen. >> that's true. [ applause ] and you know, my sister donated her stem cells to me and that was a way of saving someone's life so i understand what you're going through and we're here for you and i know that your dad, jordy, you want to talk about that about how people, people can save other people's lives. >> our motto is it takes lives to save lives. something me and jarrius decided and started to reach people through social media, contacting them, word of mouth. anything to get the word out that becoming an organ donor can help save a lot of people's lives. >> that's rue. >> throughout the whole ordeal,
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the new orleans saints have been there for us, they have been our inspiration, our backbone. they call and check up on him. they're our next home. >> who dat nation. >> who dat nation. who dat nation. [ applause ] >> you know, well, we have some special people joining us from that who dat nation. we have head coach sean payton, quarterback drew brees and defensive end cam jordan. >> cam jordan. >> yes. [ cheers and applause ] >> wow. okay. i don't think i've ever been happier than i am right now. you know how much i love my beloved new orleans st. and to see them all here and have jarrius here too. what was so special, cam and drew, so special about this little guy right here who is with us? >> i mean, the first time i met him he came in and just really hit me with that reel. you need to get in there and sack the quarterback. this is what you got to do. you can't fall off, cam. what are you doing, man? you know, that's just eye
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opening, you know. >> and for you, drew. >> jarrius has been to -- jarrius has to been to about four or five practices and every time i get some type of coaching point and sent me a selfie video there from new york telling us that we need to quit making these games so close. we need to try, you know, put in a few more points between, you know, at the end of the game so we can -- we don't make it so scary, but now love having jarrius out here. he's such an inspirational young man, his strength, his attitude and he's welcome out here any time. we love him. >> you know, he gave a great impersonation of you and robin said she's excited to see you guys. i'm excited to see you because you're not in uniform and not getting beat like a drum so and sean, you coach with the giantss when i was with the giantss and i know, you know, you've had a lot of success down in new orleans and i'm so glad to see you take jarrius under your wing
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down there. i know you have something special for him so i'll let you take it away. >> it's simple now as a coach, you love it when you see someone with his energy. he is on everyone's butt. trust me. so we're going to sign jarrius today to a contract to become a new orleans saint. today, right here, right there in new york. >> right here. there you go. [ applause ] >> there you go. sign it. >> you don't have to tell me twice. >> head coach, tell him what his first assignment is going to be, coach. >> hey, he's got an assignment. it's significant. you, jarrius, you and your father are coming with us, the st., this weekend to kansas city and you are going to be our social media correspondent, heck, we're going to put you in
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charge of all the media. you're just going to be in charge of the media. >> big job, jarrius. [ cheers and applause ] >> oh, man. >> well, hey, we know you guys can't see his reaction but he just did some dance, i don't think i've ever seen. how about that? >> oh, guys, thank you so much. >> michael, michael, you have to watch it. >> absolutely. you know what, thank you, guys, so much and this is a great -- it's very hard not to be a fan of the who dat nation after this but i tell you that? thank you. thank you. >> it really is but i got to say, you guys, you guys are a great example of sports and doing things the right way and really using your platform to help other people and, jarrius, congratulations, you're now an official member of the new orleans saints, baby. >> thank you all very much. [ applause ] wow. we'll be right back.
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♪ now you guys remember these, that's right. rubik's cubes are sparking major competitions around the world and we have journalist and appearing cuber ian scheffler here. you wrote the book called "cracking the cube." welcome. i'm going to hand these to you because apparently you can answer the questions and talk while you solve. >> yes, i can. so, 11 years ago i went to a
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very unusual summer camp that lady gaga and mark zuckerberg went to when they were children and sat next to the greatest solver on the plan in et and taught me how to do it. >> whoa. >> and you got wrapped up -- you were just going to do a story. >> there you go. that's one. >> then you got wrapped up into speaking. >> i fell into it because i learned there's so much more to it than just solving rubik's cube. there's design, art, history but it's a sport. it's a competitive endeavor and i started doing it myself and that's what the book is about. good morning, i'm meteorologist mike nicco. check out your day planner today. the fog will fade at 9:00. total sunshine this afternoon. 61 at the coast. 68 around the bay and 71 inland. our warmest day is thursday. our warmest day is thursday. this weather brought to you by project crossovers. i think all of us will be here for the next 24 hours trying
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this. >> ginger here with us is marcus samuelsson. got a new book called "red rooster" cookbook, the story of food and culture in harlem. you've been part of it. >> absolutely. harlem is an amazing community and the book is filled with great recipes. as you can see michael is already eating. >> what do we have? >> we'll make pork chop with peanut and bacon sauce. there wasn't even enough pork without adding bacon to it. >> what are the seeds. >> mustard seeds. garlic ginger, red wine vinegar, boom. let that simmer. george, you're a good cook, i can tell you. >> i try. >> and i'll put the pork chop in here but i'll put jerk spice, a little bit jerk spice on it, all right? >> okay, which is? >> which is real jerk spice comes from jamaica. the whole community of harlem has a big jamaican community. >> yeah, man. >> right, right, right. you see. >> this has a real tang to it.
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>> absolutely. you have to cook with flavor, right? absolutely. so, we got in the jerk you have a little bit of cinnamon, chili, all spice, maple syrup and thyme and now we'll cough, how is the pork chop. >> excellent. >> did robin get any? >> robin is tearing it up. >> and then i tell you it's good. >> great tasting. >> really nice sweet greens and -- >> a kick to it. >> the kick is right here. the kick is in the spice. >> can you pronounce that. >> bayberry. >> good. you went from italian words, absolutely. >> you got a playlist that goes with every chapter. >> yes, absolutely. our restaurant wouldn't be the same without music so me one of my favorite migs of all time is mr. james brown.
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>> all right. >> so pork chop is almost done. we'll flip it. flip this one. ♪ living in america >> i'll glaze it with some jerk. put a little peanuts. ♪ living in america >> need some right there. >> i'll put some sauce on it. right? "living in america." there you go. >> i thank you right there. >> making america taste great again. hey. no politics. no politics, brother. >> don't go away. we'll be back.
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join the california nursess it passociation in voting yes ond prop 61. rs. . ♪ we're back now with our friend, marcus samuelsson. let them eat cake. so tell us because people think
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it's a southern tradition but where did it originate from. >> right here in new york city. cake for everybody. everybody get cake. >> thank you. >> can you believe that, michael was up 4:00 in the morning making this cake? >> i was up all night. >> can you believe that? >> is it hard to make from scratch, though? >> no, it's not hard. it's super delicious to make. it's worth it and it can actually last for a couple of days. >> mm-mm. >> it's more than worth it. >> if you want recipes, the "red rooster" cookbook is available right now. >> today.
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woman: how do we protect them from $4 billion in new cuts to california schools? man: vote yes on proposition 55. woman: prop 55 doesn't raise taxes on anyone. man: not on working californians, not small businesses. no one. woman: instead, prop 55 simply maintains the current tax rate on the wealthiest californians. man: so those who can most afford it continue paying their fair share... woman: prevent new education cuts... man: ...and keep improving california's schools. woman: vote yes on prop 55 to help our children thrive.
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good morning. i'm natasha zouves. we are tracking breaking news in walnut creek on 680. straight to alexis with that. >> good morning. i'm going to get you into live pictures from sky 7. so we do have investigators out on the scene and clean-up crews underway. the right lane is blocked, northbound 680 under 24 in the walnut creek area. and if you are just tuning in, two pedestrians were hit on the southbound side of the road. they jumped the center divide and ran across and were hit. we have the latest throughout the morning. let's check in with mike nicco for the forecast. >> mid 60 toss low 70s today. warmer than yesterday but the big warmer trend comes in tomorrow through thursday with 70s at the coast and the rest of us in the 80s. >> it is time now for "live with
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kelly" and we'll be back at 11 the midday news. >> announcer: it's "live with kelly!" today, broadway star david hyde pierce. and from "the rocky horror picture show," victoria justice. and find out which four finalists are dancing in our "live with kelly and you cohost search." also, after matt bomer joins kelly for the entire hour. all next on "live!" ♪ [cheering and applauding] and now, here are kelly ripa and matt bomer! [cheering and applauding] ♪


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