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good morning, america. breaking news, incredible rescue. a u.s. navy aircraft with 11 on board crashing overnight. emergency crews on the scene finding at least eight alive. the race to rescue the others right now. overnight, senator roy moore doubles down on his denials of sexual assault allegations after president trump comes to his defense. while two big media stars come under fire. charlie rose dismissed after facing new accusations and pixar's john lasseter now taking a leave of absence. thanksgiving travel crush. tens of millions of americans on the move. as rain and snow hit the east and the west braces for flooding. the trouble spots this morning on one of the busiest travel days of the year. ♪ i think i love you celebrating david cassidy.
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"the partridge family" star passing away overnight. now tributes are pouring in for the former teen idol. ♪ want to dance with somebody and not throwing away his shot. >> jordan and lindsay. [ cheers and applause ] >> "hamilton" star jordan fisher and lindsay arnold tangoing home with the mirror ball trophy. now the final four couples here live for our biggest after-party ever only on "gma." >> both: good morning, america. ♪ we do say, good morning, america. what a night in the ballroom. congrats to jordan and lindsay for winning it all. >> we'll have the biggest party ever. >> ever. >> today, robin. there they are. they are arriving here right in our studio. excited to have them here flying all night. do you know what jordan said he's going to put that mirror ball trophy? >> where?
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>> right in the middle of his thanksgiving table. >> a lot to be thankful for. he traveled all through the night. millions traveling today. live on the roads at the airports and train stations on what you expect all across the country. first though, we want to get right to that breaking news. rescue crews searching for survivors after that navy plane crashed on its way to an aircraft carrier in the pacific ocean. this morning, good news at least eight people have been found alive. so let's go right to our senior national correspondent matt gutman for the latest. good morning, matt. >> reporter: hey. good morning, robin. incredibly, the navy is saying that the eight personnel recovered are in good condition, but there is no word about the other three on that plane which typically ferries supplies and people to carriers. now, that giant naval exercise between the u.s. and japan has turned into a very real search and rescue operation. the japanese navy is also assisting. now the incident happened about 500 miles off the japanese
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island of okinawa, and is already being investigated according to the navy. it's the third possibly deadly incident involving the u.s. seventh fleet in just the past six months, robin. >> we're thinking of those three still missing. all right, matt, thank you very much. >> we are, robin. now to president trump breaking his silence to back alabama senate candidate roy moore. the president who's faced more than a dozen allegations of sexual assault and harassment dismissed the accusations against moore and attacked his democratic rival. our senior white house correspondent, cecilia vega, has all the latest. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: good morning to you. 12 days after the roy moore allegations first surfaced, president trump is finally weighing in and he is saying essentially that he would rather see roy moore, an accused child molester, win this senate seat than a democrat. overnight, roy moore went on tv in alabama to issue a full-throated denial. >> i didn't have any wrongful relationships, any -- engage in any sexual misconduct with an underage woman. >> reporter: the former judge
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going after his accusers, saying he is the one who has been hurt. >> it's very hurtful. not only do my family, but to my reputation because this is something that's -- you just don't do. >> reporter: this as his campaign for senate celebrates a big boost from the white house. >> we don't believe these women. but we're not going to talk about that. we're going to talk about helping donald trump making america great again. >> should roy moore resign, mr. president? >> reporter: after days of dodging questions, the president finally broke his silence coming to roy moore's defense. >> what is your message to women, sir, during this pivotal moment in our country where we're talking about sexual misconduct? you've had your own allegations against you. what do you say to women? >> let me just tell you, roy moore denies it. that's all i can say. he denies it and, by the way, he totally denies it. >> reporter: and attacking moore's democratic opponent, doug jones. >> we don't need a liberal person in there, a democrat, jones, i've looked at his record. it's terrible on crime.
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>> reporter: now the president was also asked if he would campaign for roy moore. he left open that possibility, george. he said he would get back to us on that one next week. >> yeah, and, cecilia on sunday mark short the president's assistant was telling us that the fact that the president wasn't campaigning for moore was a sign he wasn't questioning the women's accounts. very sharp evolution in the white house story over the last week. >> reporter: exactly. a real evolution on this. you know for days the white house party line has been this should be up to the alabama voters to decide. ivanka trump was one of the first to come forward and say she essentially believes roy moore's accusers, and then earlier this week, kellyanne conway basically said what the president said yesterday, she bashed the democrat in this race. in the end it seems the president sided with her and, of course, steve bannon, george, in sticking with roy moore. >> yeah, and sticking with his base. okay, cecilia vega, thanks very much. >> george, as president trump defends moore's sexual misconduct, allegations are rocking capitol hill. elder statesman of the house coming under scrutiny. senator al franken facing a
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second accuser who spoke exclusively with abc news this morning. our chief national correspondent tom llamas. you sat down with her. just a short time ago. >> that's right, robin. we just wrapped up that interview moments ago. this mother of three tells me she's speak out publicly because she wanted the first accuser to be believed and let her know she's not alone. >> i was surprised and kind of wondering like did that really just happen? >> reporter: for the first time on camera, 33-year-old lindsay menz is detailing how she says senator al franken violated her when they took this photo together at the minnesota state fair. >> you're going to take a photo with senator franken. what happens? >> so my husband steps away from us to take the photo. i stand next to senator franken and he pulls me in towards him, and he moves his happened nd to butt. >> and you thought? >> i was shocked. >> reporter: in a statement franken, a democrat saying, i take thousands of photos at the state fair surrounded by hundreds of people. and i certainly don't remember taking this picture.
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i feel badly that ms. menz came away from our interaction feeling disrespected. menz's story comes just days after radio he's leeann tweeden said franken forcibly kissed her and took this photo groping her while the two were working together on a uso tour. the minnesota senator has apologized to tweeden and said he welcomes an ethics investigation but says he is not resigning. >> last night -- >> reporter: this as an ethics investigation is under way into sexual harassment allegations against representative john conyers, the longest serving member of the house and a civil rights icon. buzzfeed reporting two different women accused the detroit congressman of sexual misconduct. in the first case conyers reached a settlement with a former employee who said he repeatedly asked for sexual favors. during one encounter the woman told "buzzfeed" conyers insisted she come to his hotel room and quote, just cuddle up with me and caress me before you go. buzzfeed reporting the case ended with a confidentiality agreement in exchange for a
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settlement of more than $27,000. the payout money coming from conyers' congressional budget. in that case, conyers says he expressly and vehemently denied the allegations. the second case involving conyers' longtime scheduler. in court documents obtained by abc news, the woman accused representative conyers of lingering touches. repeatedly rubbing her shoulders and blowing kisses at her. but the former employee dropping her case after a judge rejected her request to seal the case to protect privacy. now, this morning the "detroit free press" is calling on conyers to resign. as for franken, 36 current and former cast and crew from "snl" have signed a letter supporting him. the statement starts with, what al did was stupid and foolish but they go on to write, after years of working with him, we would like to acknowledge that not one of us ever experienced any inappropriate behavior and mention our sincere appreciation that he treated each of us with the utmost respect and regard. >> going back to the second
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accuser you spoke to moments ago, does she believe he should resign? >> well, she doesn't live in minnesota anymore so that's for the voters to decide. she said there was another politician at that same event. when she asked for a photo the politician said is it okay if i put my arm around you and checked with her husband. the complete opposite of al franken. >> quite a difference. >> thank you, tom. now to dramatic new video showing a north korean soldier defecting to south korea. you see him first driving then running for his life as bullets fly. he was hit but made it across the border alive and our chief global affairs anchor martha raddatz is in washington with the story. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. we've talked so much about threats from north korea's leaders, about its missiles and bombs that you can forget about the terrible conditions in which the people live. this north korean soldier was just 24 years old, but it's clear from the video this was a desperate dash to freedom. you see the north korean military jeep speeding past checkpoints, heading towards the border with south korea.
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inside, the soldier bent on defecting as he gets closer to demilitarized zone, north korean soldiers reacting from their post scrambling towards the vehicle. once the jeep crashes into a ditch near the line that divides the two nations, he sets out on foot, running as the north korean guards begin shooting, dozens of rounds fired at the defector. even as he crosses that crucial line to freedom. >> at some point there the north korean soldiers see him and see what he's doing, and they start firing at him. multiple rounds and hitting him and he still survives enough to crawl to safety to get behind a wall. >> reporter: critically wounded, shot five or six times, heat signature from cameras show two south korean security forces crawling towards the defector to carry him out and evacuate him to a nearby medical center. >> here is this man who risked everything that was willing to take bullets to escape the repression, the murderous
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repression of the kim jong-un regime and the north. >> reporter: in addition to the bullet wounds, he had severe parasitic infections, likely from water or food that was contaminated. doctors describe him as shy and in a bit of shock but say he is doing better, george. >> okay. thank goodness for that. martha raddatz, thanks very much. >> that video is chilling to see. >> very dramatic. and we're going to go now to the holiday travel rush. millions hitting the road and take a look at chicago. they're seeing some of the worst traffic so far. abc's alex perez is at a traffic control center just outside the city. alex, how is it looking out there? >> reporter: hey, good morning, michael. that's right. this is one of the traffic nerve centers in the chicago area. check it out. take a look at those screens behind me. officials are already keeping a close eye on the roads. now, as you mention, chicago has seen some of the worst traffic jams already, but today specifically in atlanta and houston, this afternoon and this evening, they will be dealing with some severe gridlock but it's not just there. across the country a record
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45.5 million motorists getting on the roads. and that's the most we have seen since 2005. well, as far as the price of gas, the national average is up 18%, so that means that motorists will be paying some $800 million more this year compared to last year. michael? >> all right. thank you, alex. everybody is trying to get where they're trying to go, and that does not restrict itself to just car travel. trains and buses are being used this morning as well and abc's erielle reshef is at penn station here in new york and what can you expect, erielle? looks like it's starting to get crowded out there. >> reporter: yeah, michael. it's safe to say the thanksgiving travel rush is well under way. here at penn station definitely starting to pick up. more than 750,000 customers rode the rails to the thanksgiving feast last year. similar demand expected this year, and if you are hopping on the bus this holiday. you'll have company. more than 2 million people expected to use bus lines like greyhound between today and sunday up 10% from this time last year. if you're planning to use mass transportation this holiday,
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you're going to want to get moving early. amtrak says the morning trains are usually the least crowded. but sunday is going to be a doozy no matter what time you travel and amtrak says last year the sunday after thanksgiving was the busiest travel day of the entire year. michael. >> all right, thank you, erielle. i'm not looking forward to that. >> well, you're not going to get relief in airports either. they are packed as well. this morning nearly 30 million passengers expected to fly. our chief transportation correspondent david kerley in charlotte, north carolina, with a behind-the-scenes look of the operations under way. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, george. this is one of the busiest days to fly. look at all these jets lined up here at charlotte. this is american airline's second busiest airport. they took us behind the scenes to see this crush and how they deal with it. american airlines taking us behind the scenes out on the flight line. there are plenty of deadlines and pressures to get jets turned around and people home. >> everything has to be done in
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120 minutes otherwise we don't make our time. >> reporter: you may never see a mechanic like brett ebert who checks the equipment inside and outside your jet. the plane doesn't fly unless it's right. >> right. the plane doesn't fly unless it's right and we'll fix it if we can. >> reporter: if you look out your jet window and see a group of baggage handlers in a circle and wonder what's going on -- >> we'll start with our right arm behind our back. >> reporter: this is a stretching exercise before these handlers get your bags in the belly of the aircraft. does it make a difference for them? >> it does make a difference. nobody realizes how physical the jobs in the airport industry are. they are lifting over and over all day. >> reporter: so look out your window. maybe you see the baggage handlers stretching. they say it cuts down on injuries. george, the good news, fewer cancellations the last couple of days than an average day right now everything is moving smoothly in the air, george. >> and the weather is good behind you. david kerley, thanks very much. >> but as we always say pack a lot of patience. >> oh, yeah. this morning we're also
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celebrating the life of singer and actor david cassidy. the star of the hit series "the partridge family" died tuesday at the age of 67. his family there with him saying he passed away, quote, with joy in his heart. abc's chris connelly is taking a look back at the former teen idol's life. good morning, chris. >> reporter: good morning, robin. for a generation that loved "the partridge family" on abc in the early 1970s, david cassidy was their first pop star. his heartthrob appeal made him massively popular, cherished by millions who today mourn his passing. ♪ i think i love you so what am i so afraid of ♪ >> reporter: the definitive teen idol of his era. david cassidy smiled and sang his way into the hearts and minds and diaries of millions of young women. ♪ i think i love you isn't that what life is made of ♪ >> reporter: in magazines like "16," on "the partridge
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family." ♪ come on get happy featured on the show from 1970 to 1974 as keith partridge. alongside susan dey, danny bonaduce and his real-life stepmother shirley jones. >> i've had it. they just won't leave me alone. >> reporter: david cassidy was dreamy, talented and approachable and unthreatening. slightly androgynous and super confirm. >> i was the first really marketed rock music star that became lunch boxes, bubble gum cards. and all that. >> reporter: when he posed for this racy picture in 1972, whoa. from the mid '70s onward cassidy found success acting on stage and on tv. he recorded and he toured. personal challenges lay ahead, though. there would be a series of arrests for dui. early in 2017 he would announce that he suffered from dementia. >> what do you want to most be remembered for? >> spreading love, bringing light into people's lives,
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giving everything in my heart and soul because i know i'm a loving, caring human being. i don't mind being remembered for being an alcoholic. i don't mind being that. >> reporter: he died in ft. lauderdale at the age of 67, the teen idol for all time. you're also the greatest at your job that we've seen in our lifetime, though, right? you'd agree with that, wouldn't you? >> well, of course i was. ♪ i think i love you >> statement from his family thanking his fans reading, david died surrounded by those he loved with joy in his heart and free from the pain that had gripped him for so long. a sad day and a life worth celebrating, guys. >> very much worth celebrating, chris. thanks for helping us do that. crushworthy as chris said and in my ear our director lilly said first crush she ever had.
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>> i remember friday nights "the partridge family." >> oh, absolutely. i remember seeing -- going to my friends' homes and seeing the posters up in their rooms. "16" magazine. >> and the racy "rolling stone" cover was racy. that's racy. right now, it's like, whoa, why isn't the rest of it off? >> that's great. glad he had joy in his heart. >> he brought a lot of joy to people and will not be forgotten. and we're going to go to ginger. she has our thanksgiving travel forecast. >> yes, rainy this morning and mild. trenton, new jersey to pro providence, rhode island along that cold front will move out fast, the biggest area up to 5 inches of rain in the flood watches in the pacific northwest. the wind chill forecast brought to you by gain.
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good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco. some dangerously dense fog through the rest of the morning commute then hazy sunshine, partly cloudy conditions, near record warmth the republican strategist of the day. sprinkles in the north bay for thanksgiving, a better chance of rain for saturday, sunday, and monday. 76 in san jose today, 73 in hayward, near 80 in santa cruz and morgan hill. tonight we'll be in the upper 40s to mid-50s again with patchy fog. my accuweather seven coming up, new trouble for two media stars, the head of pixar taking a leave of absence and charlie rose now fired as more women come forward accusing him of sexual misconduct sexual misconduct. ♪ ♪
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good morning to you. i'm natasha zouves from "abc7 mornings." sue hall is in with a quick look at our traffic conditions. >> good morning, ngata ta sha. things have started to clear out. look at the bay bridge toll plaza. there is hardly anybody there. the metering lights are still on so it's really thinned out nicely. highway 4 to san francisco, a whopping 30 minutes and it's not often at 7:23 we have those kinds of conditions. everything is looking pretty good. we had an earlier accident on the nimitz freeway in the oakland area. that's the reason for lingering slow traffic there. otherwise we're looking pretty good. just a reminder about the holiday mass transit schedules. tomorrow b.a.r.t. is on a sunday, black friday modified and no ace train service tomorrow, friday. >> thanks, sue.
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hey, what's going on? look at all that thick fog in the central valley, the east bay, the north bay starting to leak into the bay itself. visibility very dangerous, altamont pass, you can see fairfield and also in santa rosa. it will be this way the rest of the morning commute. then it will turn over the hazy sunshine and high clouds. mid-40s out there around san ramon, livermore, napa, upper 40s, clear lake, cloud cover dale, everybody else in the 50s, los gatos about 60s degrees. gorgeous picture this morning. 8 to 14 degrees above average with hayward and san jose. my accuweather seven-day forecast, a few sprinkles across the north bay tomorrow, but temperatures remain in the 60s and 70s through saturday, then that storm knocks our temperatures down back where they should be in the mid-60s starting sunday. >> thank you, mike. we we'll have another abc7 news update in about 30 minutes and always on our news app and
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and a 55 inch tv is just $299.99. kohl's. the winners and new champions of "dancing with the stars" are jordan and lindsay. >> welcome back to "gma." there it is, the suspense is over. the winning moment jordan fisher and lindsay arnold were crowned the new mirror ball champs on "dancing with the stars" last night and lucky for us the fun is just getting started. the final four couples flew all night to be here live for our after-party blow-out. it is our biggest one ever. jordan. >> we have the confetti and balloons. making them feel right at home. >> big crowd outside for them too. >> all out there. also right now rescue crews searching for survivors after a u.s. navy plane with 11 on board crashed in the pacific ocean
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overnight. thankfully at least eight people have been rescued so far. uber facing a lot of questions this morning after revealing a massive hack involving 57 million riders in 2016. many are asking who was affected and why the company is just going public with the news now. and we're counting down to the macy's thanksgiving day parade and rehearsals in new york and a lot of security stepped up across the city. more than a million spectators expected to attend. first the new fallout in the sexual harassment scandal sweeping the country. the man behind disney's pixar blockbusters like "toy story" and "frozen," is taking a leave of absence after admitting missteps and charlie rose fired from multiple networks and mounting allegations. linsey davis has the latest. >> reporter: good morning. not one like charlie rose, john lasseter is a titan. you may not know his name but you likely know his work. he is the face of disney animation, a two-time academy
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award winner who now also has the distinction of being the latest mogul to be accused of inappropriate conduct with women. >> to infinity and beyond. >> reporter: he's credited as the genius behind the blockbuster "toy story" franchise, "finding nemo" and "frozen." ♪ let it go >> reporter: this morning the celebrated head of pixar and disney animation, john lasseter is on a six-month leave of absence amid accusations first reported by "the hollywood reporter" that the studio executive famously known for hugging was allegedly known for grabbing and kissing employees, some female employees claiming he even used a move called the lasseter to prevent their boss from toughing their legs. >> we know women in particular when he approached them, they knew to turn their faces very qui quickly so if he tried to kiss them, it would land on the cheeks and not the kiss. >> reporter: he responded in a memo writing, it's been brought to my attention i've made some of you feel disrespected or uncomfortable.
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that was never my intent. i deeply apologize. disney, the parent company of abc news, saying we are committed to maintaining an environment in which all employees are respected and empowered to do their best work. we appreciate john's candor and sincere apology and fully support his sabbatical. this as veteran tv journalist charlie rose is facing more accusations of sexual misconduct. three cbs employees came forward tuesday after nearly a dozen women who worked for rose's interview show, "charlie rose," accused him of unwanted sexual advances including unwanted touching, groping and walking around naked. cbs fired the "cbs this morning" anchor and "60 minutes" contributor tuesday. pbs officially ended its relationship with the star after distributing his program for 26 years. rose defended himself in public on tuesday. >> do you want to say anything to those accusers, the people that's accusing you of all these wrongdoings? >> it's not wrongdoings. >> reporter: and the news this
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morning from rashida jones who left the production of "toy story 4" is it was due to the studio's poor treatment of women and not directly related to any misconduct on lasseter's part. >> let's talk to dan abrams about this and start out with cbs and charlie rose dismissing him pretty quickly yesterday after the allegations came out. but much more about brand protection than any kind of legal liability. >> well, both. i don't think this was a close call in terms of whether you had to fire charlie rose. there were too many allegations. they were too specific and too disgusting. >> what is the legal liability? >> now you have allegations coming from cbs employees, talking about the time while he was at cbs, because, remember, charlie rose has both his production company which runs his talk show on pbs and then you have his time at cbs where he's the cbs employee. so if while he he's at cbs, cbs employees complain about his behavior, particularly if it's in the last three years which is the statute of limitations, then you have possible legal liable liability for cbs.
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>> we see a different strategy from disney and john lasseter proactively taking this leave of absence with the support of the company. >> right. we don't know exactly what happened there, right? so there are a lot more questions there about what was the level of the conduct? i think it's really important as we discuss these to talk about what exactly happened in each case. in the law, every day we talk about first-degree, second-degree, third-degree, et cetera. and i think that it's important in the context of these allegations no the to just sort of lump everyone together and lump them all together and say there are all these allegations out there which is true but also then evaluate them case by case. >> harvey weinstein, you have allegations of sexual assault violence. >> harvey weinstein at least at first what we heard is probably the worst along with bill cosby of what we've heard from these high-profile people and then it goes from there. >> harassment then to bad behavior. >> to very bad behavior. this is not to minimize it, but to say in certain cases you have to decide, even just in terms of their jobs, is this worthy of
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the professional death penalty? did this level of conduct rise to the point where this person shouldn't work again or certainly shouldn't work at this particular company and there are going to be tough calls where there was some kind of bad behavior, there was inappropriate behavior, but does that mean that person should never work again? charlie rose wasn't a close call based on in my view -- >> i wonder if it's not only the level of behavior but being in front of the camera and behind the camera. >> it could be part of that. how much scrutiny someone gets. but i think that in the end i hope it's based on the conduct itself, what they did, how often it happened. the same sort of evaluations we would do in the law when sentencing someone i think would apply here when talking about what should employers do. >> a lot of tough, complicated questions going forward. probably not the last one. >> no, it's not the last one. >> let's go over to robin. thank you, george. popular travel website tripadvisor is under fire accused of deleting negative hotel and restaurant reviews.
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back now with new questions about the popular website tripadvisor. and whether they censored posts warning them about potential dangers coming before cyber monday when 27% more hotel rooms are booked than any other day of the year and abc's gio benitez is here with those details.
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of course, good morning, gio. >> reporter: hey, good morning to you. tripadvisor has 535 million users but it's now facing new backlash. the federal trade commission is reportedly looking into the site's business practices for online reviews. some travelers say their reviews were intentionally removed about safety issues. christie love from dallas says she was raped at a mexico resort in 2010 and says she tried to post tr tripadv tripadvisor back then. >> every day tripadvisor would remove, delete that post. and so i would go immediately and repost it the next day. and it would be removed again. >> reporter: while abc news has not been able to confirm her account, tripadvisor did post her review this year seven years later. an investigation by the milwaukee journal sentinel found that more than a dozen tripadvisor users who say their reviews about safety issues at some hotels like blackouts after drinking and rapes were deleted or never published at all. >> i kept hearing from person after person that they had tried
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to warn other travelers and they would try to post it on tripadvisor and they would be -- they'd be rejected. their post would be taken down. >> reporter: one mother, the journal says, was a regular at this restaurant in maryland, the owner pleaded guilty in 2015 to having video cameras in the women's bathroom. she tried posting her reaction on a tripadvisor review, but says it was deleted. >> tripadvisor gives a number of reasons why they delete posts and one is they don't meet the family friendly guidelines. another is they're off topic. >> reporter: the family of abbey conner who died in a mexican resort's pool told us in july they wish they could have seen negative reviews about that property before booking. >> you protect your child from so much since they're born and then, you know, what happens in that instant. >> reporter: with more than 570 million reviews online right now tripadvisor says reviews about health and safety are important adding, we continue to review our guidelines and will continue to update them to better serve
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our users and businesses we support. and the ftc tells us whether taking down negative reviews violates the law would depend on the particular facts and tripadvisor says they're not aware of an ftc inquiry and haven't been contacted with the agency. tripadvisor now says it will post alerts for some businesses mentioned in the news. thinking about posting a little badge there. >> okay, because a lot of people rely on those posts to know where and where not to go. thank you. coming up -- >> opened up some issues. we have mattress mack coming up. i'm sorry, robin. >> you know him. what do we have coming up, michael? >> houston hometown hero. we will show you what he's doing next after helping so many after the hurricane. he has something up his sleeve to help a lot for thanksgiving. we'll be right back. >> 20,000 people tomorrow on thanksgiving day.
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back now with a houston hero, the man the city has come to love, mattress mack, aka jim mcingvale and opened his store to victims of hurricane harvey, giving them a place to sleep when they had nowhere else to go. now he is hosting thanksgiving dinner for his neighbors. we talked to mack this morning. hey, mac, how are you? >> hey, michael, how are you doing? great to be on. >> great to have you. we said you let people sleep in your store that had nowhere to go during the hurricane and now
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you're making thanksgiving dinner for everybody and a lot is going on behind you. we see people unloading trucks back there. >> we do have -- we're unloading truckloads. have about 100,000 pounds of food we plan on feeding between 15,020,000 people here tomorrow. going to be a beautiful sunny day and great way to give thanks we made it through the hurricane harvey, and we have lots of exciting food trucks going to be here. we have turkey, dressing, ham quite an event and inviting everybody in houston and texas. you have to have a good appetite is the only requirement. >> we say you'll feed your neighbors, 15,000 to 20,000 neighbors. that's a lot of neighbors. but, you know, what gave you this -- i'm just curious, mac. what gave you this idea? i mean, it's your hometown. you have done so much for the city, but what made you say, you know what? let me cook thanksgiving dinner for so many people? >> you know, thanksgiving has been a tradition in the united states for hundreds of years and it's a great time for us to
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gather as a community all over the city and lots of people at gallery furniture give thanks for what we have and share relationships and people getting together not on the cell phone but meeting new friends is great so it's a great way to bring the community together and say, thank you for everybody getting through this horrible hurricane and everybody helping each other. it's been a tremendous growth period for houston and we had a lot of hardships with the hurricane, but now we're coming back and we want to say thank you to the citizens as we get together tomorrow and share thanksgiving dinner together. >> no. >> no. >> oh, no. >> we can't lose him. >> bring him back. we want mac. we want mac. [ chanting "we want mac" ] >> i'm not sure that's going to do it. >> the great thing about mattress mack he has this motto, living is giving and on his list he has 6,000 foster kids who will come and enjoy thanksgiving dinner as well. and as you see, he is inviting the entire city.
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>> it's just what he does. >> you know this is just who he is. >> yeah, the city has given him a lot, and he realizes that, and he gives back in big ways. so well done by him, and everybody enjoy thanksgiving down there with mattress mack. supply really thought this was going to work, bring back mac. >> t-shirts are coming up next with bring back mac. everybody, what's coming up next in our show, it is the biggest dancing ever. they were flying aull night jus to be here and they'll take over times square live. we'll be back. >> ever. >> ever. coming up "gma's" concert series presented by carmax. drive what's possible. d out in . wow, that'll give you confidence. it does. that's why the prices are clearly marked, our sales associates get paid the same no matter what car you buy, and you can estimate your monthly payment on carmax.com. what, wait, what, so carmax doesn't hide that stuff? nope, not a thing. that's great for cars.
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good morning to you. i'm zuch zuf from "abc7 mornings." let's get over the sue hall right now. a possible crash involving an amtrak train. >> correct. san le sandro, an amtrak train from sky 7 hit a car at the intersection of san leandro boulevard and williams street. we don't see the car in our picture and am track is not telling us if there are any injuries involved so we're getting that news shortly. but avoid that area at williams and san leandro boulevard because of that train stalled there. look at the bay bridge toll plaza. no problems here. you're looking at an easy drive all the way from hercules into the city just about 34 minutes. they of turned off the metering lights. hi, everybody. we have fog just about everywhere, thickener the north bay, east bay and into the central valley. it will be around through 9:00, 10:00, and it will become hazy
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and what could now be the busiest travel day of the year, americans pilingplane, tra trains, car, what you need to know before heading on toroad. massive hack at uber, 57 million riders affected, name, e-mails, phone numbers. the company covered it up. why it's just being revealed now. spotted. meghan markle in london, joining prince harry for the holidays expected to move in now with harry. the new clues that an engagement announcement is just about to happen. ♪ are you ready for it ready for it? the brand-new "dancing" champs are here. >> jordan and lindsay. >> jordan and landesman ending season 25 with a bang flying all night on the "gma" express from
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l.a. to times square. >> we're coming for you, "gma." >> the final four couples are taking over and they're all saying -- >> all: good morning, america. ♪ never be the same now ♪ i see how this is going to go ♪ good morning, america. great to have you with us on this wednesday morning for our huge "dancing with the stars" after-party live right here. a big nations to jordan and lindsay. >> dancing for that mirror ball trophy and flew all night to make it here and just arrived a little bit ago. there they were on the plane. here they are getting off as champions and we're not done with them yet. we have a lot of surprises in store? a very rowdy crowd upstairs for them. a lot of news to get to. breaking news overnight. rescue crews searching for survivors after a crash in the pacific ocean. at least eight people have been found alive and our senior national correspondent matt gutman has the latest. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, george.
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right now the maeve is throwing everything it has into located the other three people still missing from that plane. miraculously the eight that were recovered are in good condition, they say. the navy c-2 plane crashed 500 miles off the coast of the japanese island of okinawa as it was heading for the usair craft carrier. it was part of a huge naval exercise that turned into a search and rescue operation. this is the third possibly deadly incident involving the u.s. 7th fleet. two previous collisions between navy destroyers and merchant ships caused the death of 17 sailors. the navy says it is investigating what caused this morning's plane crash. george. >> matt, thanks very much. now to the holiday travel rush. nearly 51 million expected to hit the roads and sky for thanksgiving. david kerley is at the airport there in charlotte, north carolina. with what you can expect.
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good morning, again, david. >> reporter: good morning, robin. last hour we watched aircraft after aircraft pull away from the gates and head out. the thanksgiving crush/rush is on here at charlotte and across the country. we went behind the scenes here in charlotte with american airlines to watch the workers turn aircraft very quickly to deal with the nearly 48 million people who are traveling by air over this thanksgiving weekend. so far without weather issues, there have been few cancellations and while there are lines in the terminal, they are moving smartly. of course, today, though, is the biggest day on the road and some estimates suggesting today 50 million americans will be on the move, they'll pay more gas prices up 18% from last year and plus travel up is 10% as well an amtrak says it will move 750,000 people. the good news for everybody moving, sounds like a lot more are this year is the weather. it's not impeding air traffic. it's not impeding those who want to drive home for the holidays.
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>> david, how are you getting home for the holiday? >> i'm taking my third flight in three days and will see >> safe journey, my friend. thank you. >> all right, thank you. we turn to that massive hack at uber. affecting 57 million riders. the company just going public with the news now. even though it happened in 2016. rebecca jarvis is here and, rebecca, like so many others who use uber, wonder what kind of information did they have access to? >> what is so disturbing about the breach is not just the number of people impacted. 57 million uber riders and drivers but the fact that there were people at the company who knew about it late last year and paid a $100,000 ransom is conceal it from victims and authorities and never reported it at the time. now uber has a new ceo who started in september. he says he recently learned about this. he says none of this should have happened. he's taking responsibility but
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personal information of 57 million users, name, e-mail address, mobile phone numbers, they were stolen. uber's hired outside forensic experts that say they haven't seen evidence of fraud or misuse tied to the incident but monitoring the affected accounts and flagged them for additional fraud protection and asking them to keep a lookout and the company has fired two people connected to the breach, michael. a lot of trust rebuilding there to do with users and with the community. >> shouldn't companies like this, this ef some kind of duty to report it to their customers because you need to keep track of your information. >> there are rules and regulations that say they have a window of time to report this so there's probably going to be more on this to come with authorities and regulators as they look into why this happened. >> all right. thank you, rebecca. we'll keep an eye on our account. >> we will. coming up, get ready to dance, i know rebecca has her dancing shoes on. huge dancing after-party live in times square. the champs are here.
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jordan and lindsay. all the finalists are here backstage with lara upstairs. michael, not only are they backstage they flew all night long and have been rehearsing a special move. you guys going to show it to me. ready. hit it. >> oh, wow. i did not see that coming. this is a review of what's coming up. insanity live on "gma," everybody. don't go anywhere. [ cheers and applause ] prudential asked these couples: how much money do you think you'll need in retirement? then we found out how many years that money would last them. how long do you think we'll keep -- oooooohhh! you stopped! you're gonna leave me back here at year 9? how did this happen? it turned out, a lot of people fell short, of even the average length of retirement. we have to think about not when we expect to live to, but when we could live to. let's plan for income that lasts all our years in retirement. prudential. bring your challenges.
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well watch this. i pop that in there. press brew. that's it. look how much coffee's in here? fresh coffee. so rich. i love it. that's why you should be a keurig man! full-bodied. are you sure you're describing the coffee and not me? do you wear this every day? everyday. i'd never take it off. are you ready to say goodbye to it? go! go! ta da! a terrarium. that's it. we brewed the love, right guys? (all) yes. we brewed the love, right guys?
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♪ >> announcer: live from times square it's "gma's" season 25 "dancing with the stars" after-party. celebrate ♪ ♪ there's a party going on right here ♪
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♪ a celebration to last throughout the year ♪ ♪ so bring your good times and your laughter too ♪ ♪ we're going to celebrate your party with you ♪ ♪ come on now celebration we wee gonna celebrate and have a good time ♪ ♪ whoo-hoo celebrate good times ♪ ♪ throughout the year so bring your good types and your laughter too ♪ ♪ we're going to celebrate your party with you ♪ ♪ come on now celebration let's all celebrate and have a good time ♪ ♪ celebration ♪ we gonna celebrate and have a good time ♪ >> congrats. >> thank you. >> happy for you both. oh, my goodness. what a season.
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all those perfect scores you had and i understand you have a special place for your trophy? >> oh, the thanksgiving table first. >> eat the turkey? hey, this is what i've been doing. yeah, it's been an amazing season. >> you earned it. >> thank you so much. >> you all have earned -- everybody, i mean, incredible season. [ cheers and applause ] >> this season i thought you guys brought your "a" game. thank you very much. it was so entertaining and so well deserved. >> are you on pure adrenaline? >> we took like a cumulative two-hour nap i think maybe on the night over and both woke up and were like, oh, it's happening. it's done, it's crazy. yeah if a lot more ahead. got some changing to do? we'll be back with the whole cast in a bit if go into outfit number 17. [ cheers and applause ]
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there's always time for "pop news." lara. always time for "pop news." >> thank you, robin. there you go a lot to talk about. starting with selena gomez in the news a lot lately. she looked so fantastic. earlier this week at the amas for the first time since having a kidney transplant. she took time for a cause that's become so personal. attending the lupus research alliance gala speaking out about her struggle with the disease. >> but actually got to a point where it was life or death. thankfully one of my best friends gave me her kidney and it was the ultimate gift of life and i'm doing very well now thankfully. [ applause ] thank you. >> very brave. she went on to encourage people to see a doctor immediately if they experience lupus symptoms. that is something she did not do initially. she says and she wants everybody to get out there.
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she's also encouraging research for lupus and other autoimmune diseases. so important. >> she looks great. >> yeah, she does and our girls just love her so happy to see her. also in "pop news" this morning, well, sparking a lot of speculation, prince harry's girlfriend may have relocated to london shots of meghan markle shopping in chelsea in the neighborhood in london circulating an the internet. she is reportedly staying with prince harry at his two-bedroom apartment just behind prince william and princess kate's at kensington palace. >> everybody is giggling. >> i know. we love this story and keep telling you about it so i hope you do too. whether this is just for a holiday visit or something or permanent remains to be seen. now that markle left her acting job on the show "suits" markle arrived -- her arrival just in time for the full royal family to be together for the holidays does have many speculating that an engagement announcement is what, george -- >> imminent.
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imminent. >> imminent for months. >> date a royal. any time you go for dinner, they're getting married. >> must be hard. it really must be hard for them but wishing them the best, let us know. i'm looking for a road trip to london. also, in "pop news" this morning, one of the greatest songs right here, barbara walters -- >> barbara walters. >> that's a new rendition. this is barbra streisand. [ applause ] >> barbara walters, if you're watching please come on and sing "the way we were." "memories." that's all we'll have of her performing live. barbara streisand announcing to her fans she will no longer go on tour saying it is simply too nerve-racking for her. she write, quote, it is just too hard for me. i wish i loved it. she goes on to say she will never do another show, period. >> wow. >> yeah, big news for streisand fans. the show will go on in the
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studio. barbra streisand says she will continue to make new music. we hope barbara walters will as well. has a documentary coming out today on netflix. it's called "barbra: the music, the memories, the magic". >> i saw her recently and i'm so glad. she gives so much of herself when she's on stage so maybe that's perhaps why she's saying it's not a -- >> she talks to the audience and takes questions. >> takes questions. >> very entertaining. >> she did quit of the i don't know if you remember she quit a long time ago for 27 years because she forgot the lyrics to her song and she did come back after 27 years and said she never would. i think this time -- i think -- >> i hope not. >> we may have 20 wait a while. then finally, everybody, a feel-good, lovely -- i love this story. nba rookie player, making the news this morning. jarrett allen is his name and
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made a lot of fans for the way he paid it forward with local school kids in new york using a shopping trip as a teaching experience. he took 25 middle school children to a grocery store and gave them each $75 to buy thanksgiving dinner and gave them a shopping list, pencil, a calculator to teach them how to budget. >> good for him, yeah. >> i love this. [ applause ] and the 19-year-old, just 19 years old said he did it as much as himself as for the kids saying he needs to learn budgeting tips himself since this is his first thanksgiving away from home. >> 19. >> 19. >> remember that name. [ applause ] >> good story. >> good story. thank you. over to ginger. oh, my goodness. we have the "dancing with the stars" troupe right mind me. and it's also time for your "gma" moment because if it's not amazing enough to see dancing like this, what if you had a
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20-month-old child that was ready for cirque du soleil. that's right. look at little avery. ready and. she sticks the landle. isn't that amazing. her mom says she loves to do this. in fayetteville, arkansas. we absolutely love that video. please send your "gma" moments right here to me. they're still going. good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco. some dangerously dense fog through the rest of the morning commute then hazy sunshine, partly cloudy conditions, near record warmth the republican strategist of the day. sprinkles in the north bay for thanksgiving, a better chance of rain for saturday, sunday, and monday. 76 in san jose today, 73 in hayward, near 80 in santa cruz and morgan hill. tonight we'll be in the upper 40s to mid-50s again with patchy fog. my accuweather seven-day look.
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jenna, alan, brandon and hayley. we're just getting started. dancing from the "dancing with the stars" troupe "light up the night" tour. you have to go see them because they're coming to a town near you. guy, this is the way to start the morning, a little bit of energy. robin and everybody. >> you still got it, ginger. you still got it. yes, yes, yes. we're here now with the finalists of "dancing with the stars" season 25. [ cheers and applause ] the closest finale ever. the finalists flew all night, jordan fisher and lindsay arnold. [ cheers and applause ] my man, mark ballas and lindsey stirling. frankie, frankie muniz and witney carson. drew scott and emma slater, so
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wonderful to have you. [ cheers and applause ] people do not realize what goes into the last ten weeks, the late nights, the early mornings, but you're going to miss it, right? >> oh, yeah. 100%. >> yeah. >> it's self-torture. >> self- -- >> i dropped 34 pounds and aching, bruises everywhere, right? >> you really lost 34 pounds? >> yeah. >> yes. you could tell jonathan and i apart now. [ laughter ] >> and, jordan, for you you've been a front-runner since the show started. now it's over. you've won the trophy. is there a sense of relief? >> man, it's funny just kind of being back here being with you guys being on this floor and there's like the naivete of the child that you once were before you start the rehearsal process for this show because it is -- >> "dancing with the stars" made you a man? >> oh, my god. did it make me a man?
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[ applause ] >> it's unbelievable. it's amazing after putting in all the work and the time and blood, sweat and tears and be we warded for that with someone so amazing. i would do it all over again tomorrow. [ applause ] >> first mirror ball. when did you know you had the spark with jordan. >> immediately day one. we both felt it. we immediately became friends and that to me is the most important thing. but the thing that excited me the most about jordan is week after week i expected a lot from him and he always delivered. never once he's probably the only partner i've ever had that never said he couldn't do something. he always went for it and i asked a lot of him and he never said no and i appreciate that because i was able to do things this season i never thought i could do so i'm very grateful. >> he went for it. singing, as well. i'm with lindsay. make us feel better. something you cannot do? make us feel better. >> so funny, my girlfriend and i we'll play ping-pong or anything
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along those lines and if somebody else plays me she roots for the other person. it's all -- >> and, lindsay, this was the first time we saw you during your freestyle with your violin if yes. >> in the ballroom. >> that was really fun because it was something that actually when mark and i first met i was on stage at a sound check and he goes, i have an idea and he like, you know, it was an idea that we kind have been stewing over and it was really fun, i felt like i was given my little superpower secret weapon in the middle of that dance when they handed me that violin. my passion, my comfort zone and it made it really special to do that. >> that was a great performance? thank you. >> mark, you took a little time off. you took a year off but you came back, your choreography as inventive as ever. [ cheers and applause ] >> yeah, so -- where does the inspiration come from. >> for me it's all about the
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music and my partner, lindsey inspired me every day. never told me she couldn't do something either. i got quite an out of the box mind and usually when i share my ideas people are like, but but she's like, i'm down and made it that much easier and she inspired me every day and i'm very proud of her. [ applause ] >> frankie, i remember you were so game from your first day excited about the whole season and we have a special message for you from your "malcolm in the middle" mom. >> makes me so happy to say congratulations and way to go and i always knew you were a great dancer. because you remember that episode we did about the abba thing with "mamma mia" and i thought you should be in a boy band or something because i thought you were a great dancer. >> so, you know, frank questiieg up a little dancing video of you from "malcolm in the middle."
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>> give it to me. yes. now, you can see from that video witney, it looks like you really improved his dance moves. >> i hope so from that. oh, my gosh, that's amazing. he still has those same moves every time the music comes on. that is what he goes to. >> so, drew, is there a dancing move that you're going to use in your upcoming wedding. >> i'll mash up -- >> come here. [ applause ] ♪ >> something subtle. >> careful here because i don't want to embarrass myself with my skirt. >> come on down here. just a little casual. [ applause ]
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>> i love the expression of everybody. i love it. >> just something a little simple. >> best first dance ever. i kwapts wait but i roped emma in hen her fiance will teach linda and me. >> something else, emma, has taught you is dancing and how to spray tan. when this is all said and done which will you hold on to, the spray tanning or dancing? >> oh, gosh, they're so important in my life. there's enough blackmail material there on social media of my spray tan when she gave me the first one, mark was even there when i had it done. oh, god. you're going to put it -- >> oh, my god. >> it was bad. >> it was bad. >> i think now that this show is over, i think now that the show is ever he can go back to being see through again. >> these legs. they need some color.
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>> my god. >> we're blinded by the light. [ laughter ] >> see, this is what you all brought into our homes each and every week and we thank you for that. [ cheers and applause ] >> so so much more to talk with them about. so don't go anywhere. more of our "dancing with the stars" after-party. they'll head -- they'll go head-to-head. it's not over yet. ♪ your "gma" moment brought to you by the frame from samsung the most beautiful tv you've never seen.
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rpg gone to you. i'm reggie aqui from "abc7 mornings." sue hall has a look at a crash in san leandro. what's the update? >> the person inside this car, take a look, it was an amtrak train that hit it at the intersection of washington and san leandro boulevard. the person is fine. can you believe that? >> whoa. >> yeah. nasty looking crash. so train on that track including amtrak in the capital corridor are delayed significantly. that train has since moved on. now we'll look at our maps. we had an earlier accident southbound 880 near mallory. that has been cleared out of lanes but the damage is done southbound. super slow traffic as we zoom in for our 3d look, which mirrors the volume on the actual freeway itself. glad to hear they're okay. sorry. i can't make it.
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check out all the fog out there that's leaked into our east bay neighborhoods and the fog in the north bay. this will be around through about 9:00 or 10:00, less than a mile from the altamont pass, a quarter mile up in santa rosa. temperatures in the upper fitz right now. san ramon, 48. record high, about 70 to 76, 68
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at the coast. we'll have another abc7 news update in about 30 minutes. see you then. ♪ ♪ happy ever half ♪ back now with our giant "dancing with the stars" after-party, the dancing troupe helping us celebrate season 25. we'll thank you guys for joining us to help us celebrate these great, magnificent performers as well. great to have all the finalists here and, you know, you guys have spent a lot of time together. ten weeks. you get to know each other a little bit, right? >> oh, yeah. >> too much sometimes. >> but we're going to put that to a test. we're going to see just how well you know each other and throw some things out there and point at the person you think is -- fits that description the best. >> uh-oh.
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>> that's right because we have tough questions. okay, who is on their cell phone the most? >> me? wh what. >> all the pros. >> why you pointing to me? >> witney. >> it's you. >> survey says -- >> who is a class clown? >> i think it's a bit of a mix. >> everybody is so funny in here. >> i'm a very serious person. [ applause ] >> we have one more, okay, the best mark ballas face. >> it's like coming from here somewhere. >> ha. [ applause ] >> can we see the original just so i can make sure.
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[ laughter ] >> it comes in a place of love. >> his heart face. i need to get mark's heart face. hmm. ha. whatever is in the music, he's got it. >> hey, jordan, speaking of heart, special message from your parents. >> ah. >> jordan, it's awesome. it's so amazing. we're so proud of you. >> so proud of you, buddy. >> we knew you had it in the bag. we love you so much. >> love you, jordan. love you, lindsay. >> so sweet. i'm too emotional. i've been up for like over 24 hours. i'm too emotional for that. i can't do it. they're the sweetest. they really are. >> always are. always are. >> i got to tell you that. lindsay, mark is a great choreographer, right? >> yes. >> now, is it true he even helped you with your ballroom dancing? >> yes, mark and i have known each other for a very long time.
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it's pretty cool we are doing what we're doing together because i looked up to him from day one on this show. i got to train under him and now i'm competing alongside him. it's pretty special. >> that is really cool. >> that is great. congratulations. i want to ask mark and other lindsey a question. you did such a beautiful job and you're not only dancing together but performing together. you guys are on tour together. >> he stuck with me for a good month and a half, you know, we were doing a christmas tour right now and it made the season even more special because, you know, not only did we get to do this together but we're sharing music with people and training on the road like after the shows we would practice till like 3:00 in the morning after we got offstage, wake up in a new city, rehearse from 9:00 a.m. i'm amazed he's not sick of me is the thing but we were having a blast. [ applause ] >> mark told me that he has absolutely adored this experience with you. so -- >> i have. >> and love it.
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>> you performed on "america's got talent." they told you you would not appeal to a broader audience. how do you like me now, "america's got talent"? [ cheers and applause ] does it feel good -- does it feel good to prove them wrong? >> absolutely. i mean, you know, i was so viciously told that i would never succeed and that, you know, i should just throw in the towel and do something else and at the time it was devastating. it was heartbreaking. it was humiliating but i love that story now because it's a part of me and i love to share with people the message that you can determine your own success. no one else can write your story no matter how different you are. [ applause ] >> drop the mike. a couple of those, mark. i agree with you there. i love when you guys had the
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jive -- the jive trio and brought alfonso back and not that frankie needed anybody to kind of infuse but did it help to have that spirit of alfonso. >> the spirit of alfonso. sounds like the christmas -- >> yeah. >> alfonso is so high energy. i've known him for a long time as well and the fact that he won before it was cool to work with a previous winner because he has obviously what it takes so he helped me a lot and we had a lot of fun for sure on the jive. >> it was crazy like how similar they are too. like the way they process information and -- >> wow. >> it was weird. it was like i was in the "twilight zone" or something. it was freaking me out. >> frankie, you were so funny if you made it to week eight or nine you would take your shirt off. and he did it. [ cheers and applause ] >> yeah. >> thank you.
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>> frankie, do you regret making that date with the double so to speak. >> that is just how sure i probably wasn't going to make it to week eight or nine that i would make that bet but -- >> i would keep that shirt off. you're looking fantastic. >> hey. [ cheers and applause ] >> i've used all of the makeup they had in the room, you know. >> so you were spray tanning. >> spray tanning -- forif that was my first spray tan because i was fully clothed every other dance. not even short sleeve, you know. >> speaking of spray tanning, drew, we have a special message for you now. take a look. >> speaking of spray tanning -- >> you may not have won the mirror ball but the ability to dance for us every day on set. we love you. [ applause ] >> i'm actually going to see them today. i actually leave here and go straight to toronto for filming. i've had so much support from all the crew and feel for her.
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we've been flying back and forth shooting our shows on the west coast and all these new friends. [ applause ] >> you could have an advantage, though. cow have an advantage. when you retire your brother could have filled in. no one would ever know. >> you'll never know, america. never know. >> you'll never know. >> well, you know, we are not done. we are not done, everybody. we said it's going to be the biggest and best post show and after-party because coming up, can you feel the heat? well, all of you will go head to head. they'll dance to 98 degrees' hit and the band will be here to judge. they're ready.
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>> announcer: okay, america, tonight on abc -- >> do i look idiotic?
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>> light, camera, christmas. your favorite holiday movies turned way upside down like did you know this santa likes being a grinch? >> i love yelling at children. every kid is bad. >> inside holiday movie classics. >> jingle bells. >> merry christmas. >> this is wrong on every level. >> hosted by ralphie himself, tonight at 10:00, 9:00 central on abc. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ baby [ applause ] >> oh, my goodness. we even gave them that. "dancing with the stars" incredible troupe. "dancing with the stars" live tour "light up the night." well, that starts this winter. guess what, frankie and jordan both joining that show. it is going to be great. hungry for more.
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speaking of hungry, here's something else we want to tell you about. this thanksgiving we're encouraging everyone to participate in the great thanksgiving listen so this is cool. high school students across the country can record a conversation with someone special like their grandparent, just use the free story mobile app and they'll be saved in the library of congress so your whole history of your family will be saved for future generations to enjoy. special thing you can do. find good morning. i'm meteorologist mike nicco. we transition from foggy to hazy conditions at 9:00. your 12-hour day planner, temperatures near record high levels once again. 9:00, still near 60 degrees. now all my good friend, jenna, brandon, alan, hayley are donating coats.
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let's get our drum roll, please. here it comes. this is how many coats we've had so far, guys. 16,593 coats donated so far. you can go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! for more on how you can get involved or dump a coat in there. you guys did a great job. lara, shall we do this? >> come on. you look so cute today. ooh. >> there we go. time for a game we're calling "dance fever." we have two teams as you can see guys versus girls. >> uh-huh. five minutes to choreograph moves to a 98 degrees song and be good enough to impress the judges. the band 98 degrees. >> i saw them practicing because we only gave them five minutes. mark, show the move that you just tog the guys. >> we got to -- that's our big move. >> the lady, ladies, you're up
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first. okay. so here we go. lindsay, lindsay, witney and emma dancing to "the hardest thing ♪ ♪ >> oh, yeah. ♪ it's the hardest thing i'll ever do ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> really good job, guys. congratulations. >> oh, yeah. okay. shall we -- [ applause ] come on back. >> yeah, yeah, yeah. >> 98 degrees is here to judge. gentlemen, please hold up your paddles. [ cheers and applause ] >> we love it. wow.
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we should probably give it to the guys because now i need to see this move. all right, guys, get up there. this time they're dancing to "give me just one night." ♪ >> ready? here we go ♪ i'm going to make you mine give me just one night ♪ ♪ be by your side give me just one night ♪ >> oh! [ cheers and applause ] in five minutes. in five minutes. >> yeah. >> can i just -- >> don't be stingy over there. >> i told you. [ applause ] >> i told you. did i tell you there was a move
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there. >> and i knew which one it was right away. >> couldn't really miss that move, right? >> the way mark sold it. >> holding the trophy up right here. [ applause ] >> we have a champion, gentlemen. >> congratulations. [ cheers and applause ] >> shall we all do that? >> we are going to have more of our "dancing with the stars" after-party. please we'd like to see that one more time. mark, one more. let's see it. >> yes, get in there. ♪ >> one, two, three, four five.
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all right, so we're back now with 98 degrees. so happy to have drew and nicola say, justin jeffre and jeff
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timmons with us. thank you all for joining us. you, i know, must be very tired. >> still on adrenaline. >> last night you were on "dancing with the stars." did a great job performing. >> thank you. thank you. >> how was that being back with the gang? >> it was great to see everybody. you go with so much through everybody in the cast and great to kind of put a button on it and see everybody. it was a great night. congrats again to jordan for pulling that off and lindsay. you did a great job. >> give it up to vanessa. >> yeah. >> you guys all know nick's wife vanessa did a beautiful job this season so congrats on that so obviously the brothers lachey have both done "dancing with the stars." your partners have not yet, so, guys -- >> they're up next. >> season 26. >> i think i have a shot. i don't know. no. [ cheers and applause ] >> justin. >> if jeff is going, i'm staying out of it. [ laughter ] >> how does it feel to be together? you guys have been friends and together for so long. >> yeah, this is our 20th
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anniversary this year, so -- >> congratulations. [ applause ] >> it's pretty fantastic and we're back out on the road and doing a christmas tour right now. we're out touring all over the country. having new christmas album out right now called "let it snow" so we feel like we're having more fun and sound better than ever and enjoy hanging out. >> we agree and let you hear for yourselves. here they are, 98 degrees with their hit "because of you ♪ [ applause ] ♪ ♪ you're my sunshine after the rain you're the cure against my fear and my pain ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm losing my mind when you're not around it's all it's all it's all because of you ♪
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♪ you're my sunshine oh yeah ♪ baby i really know by now since we met that day ♪ ♪ you showed me the way i felt it then ♪ ♪ you gave me love i can't describe how much i feel for you ♪ ♪ i said baby i should have known by now should have been right there ♪ ♪ whenever you gave me love and if only you were here ♪ ♪ i'd tell you yes i'd tell you oh yeah ♪ ♪ you're my sunshine after the rain you're the cure guns my fear and my pain ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm losing my mind when you're not around ♪ ♪ it's all it's all it's all because of you ♪
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♪ ooh yeah oh yeah ♪ honestly could it be you and me like it was before neither less or more ♪ ♪ 'cause when i close my eyes at night i realize that no one else could ever take your place ♪ ♪ baby ♪ i still can feel and it's so unreal when you're touching me ♪ ♪ kisses endlessly it's just a place in the sun where our love's begun ♪ ♪ and i miss you yes i miss you baby oh yeah ♪ ♪ you're my sunshine after the rain ♪ you're the cure against my fear and my pain ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm losing my mind when you're not around ♪ ♪ it's all it's all it's all because of you ♪ ♪ if i knew how to tell you
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what's on my mind make you understand ♪ ♪ then i'd always be right there right by your side ♪ ♪ you're my sunshine after the rain ♪ ♪ oh you're the cure against my fear and my pain ♪ ♪ my pain baby ♪ 'cause i'm losing my mind when you're not around ♪ ♪ it's all it's all it's all because of you ♪ ♪ you're my sunshine after the rain ♪ ♪ yeah yeah you're the cure against my fear and my pain ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm losing my mind when you're not around ♪ ♪ it's all it's all because of you ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you, guys.
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>> announcer: what's better than the perfect christmas cookie and the perfect holiday ugly sweater? well, this month, "gma's" on the lookout for both. >> guy, those are for set, please. >> okay, no problem. look over there, fonsi.
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>> the ultimate christmas cookie and your tackiest, wackiest ugly sweater too. >> oh, my god. >> go to goodmorningamerica.com now to find out how to enter and you could end up on "gma" this holiday season. >> that's a good christmas cookie. >> got a big thank you to "dancing with the stars" and the champs, emma and jordan and nick and drew lachey.
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and good morning on this day before thanksgiving. i'm reggie aqui from "abc7 mornings." meteorologist mike nicco has your forecast. >> hey, reggie. that fog is still thick in the central valley into the north bay and our east bay, still the altamont pass in santa rosa the worse for wear but that lifts towards 9:00. 70 to 76 degrees, even 80s around morgan hill, santa cruz, a few sprinkles across the north bay tomorrow, otherwise wait till saturday and sunday for your next storm. sue? >> this is what i'm talking about, prehol lay light. metering lights were turned off about 7:30 after being on for just a couple hours this pre-thanksgiving morning. areas of slow traffic, an earlier accident mallory and fremont. southbound. also 880 into oakland, nasty nimitz still remains. >> see you at 11:00 a.m. for the
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abc7 midday news. and our reporting >> announcer: it's "live with kelly & ryan." today, recording artist and author, kelly clarkson, and dustin from the hit series, "stranger things," gaten matarazzo, all next on "live." [kelly clarkson's "since u been gone"] and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest. ♪ >> ♪ i'm so moving on ♪ yeah >> ryan: what's up? >> kelly: hi, hi, hi! oh, hi, hi, hi! ♪ >> ♪ i can breathe ♪ for the first time ♪ i'm so moving on [cheers and applause] >> ♪ thanks to you ♪ thanks to you ♪ now i get >> kelly: [mouths words] ♪ >> ryan: ♪ i get what i want ♪ ♪ since you've been... >> both: ♪ since you've been ♪ gone >> rya

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