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>> we'd like to party. >> i will bring a nice bottle of good morning, america. we join you this morning with an abc news exclusive. we hear from former vice president joe biden's son. hunter biden in the center of that political firestorm speaking out this morning. >> i want to get to the heart of it, did you and your father ever discuss ukraine? >> responding to president trump's attacks against him and his father and about his business dealings overseas. >> i don't think that there's a lot of things that would have happened in my life that if my last name wasn't biden. >> why he's pledging not to work at he sayspresident's children, "gma" this morning. impeachment showdown. the new report that former national security adviser john bolton was so alarmed about white house pressure on ukraine, he told an aide to report it. bolton calling the president's personal attorney rudy giuliani
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a hand grenade who's going to blow everybody up. major development overnight. the police officer at the center of that fatal shooting charged with murder after killing a woman in her own home while playing video games with her nephew. we hear from her family this morning. lebron james slammed. the nba superstar sparking immediate backlash after his comments on the nba's china controversy, criticizing the houston rockets' general manager for his stand with hong kong tweet. royal tour. the duke and duchess visiting with children in pakistan this morning following in princess diana's footsteps. >> the 62 upside down. and talladega fright. the miracle moment on the superspeedway. this race car flipping over upside down and sticking the landing. the driver walking away fromhe w why he is all smiles.
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good morning, america. it's great to have you with us on this tuesday morning and that nascar, the flip, we were talking about why he's smiling. why is he smiling? >> he's alive. my goodness. >> boy, that is some video. and what a miracle, indeed. but we have a lot of news to get to this morning, guys. >> we certainly do. but let's get to that exclusive with hunter biden, who has become a key figure, you know, in the house impeachment inquiry against president trump. at the center president trump asking the ukrainian president to investigate hunter biden and his father. amy is here with all of this. good morning, amy. >> good morning, robin. it is safe to say hunter biden never expected to be in this position. a focal point of an impeachment inquiry as his father makes a run for the white house. when i sat down with him at his home in los angeles, no questions were off-limits, including ones about his foreign business dealings that have been the target of attacks by president trump.
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>> by the way, whatever happened to hunter? where the hell is he? >> reporter: hunter biden, the son of former vice president joe biden, has found himself at the center of a political firestorm. >> where is hunter? >> where is hunter? >> where is hunter? >> he's right here. >> i'm right here. i'm working and living my life. >> president trump says you're in hiding. >> hiding in plain sight i guess. yeah, no. not at all. not at all. >> biden and his son are stone-cold crooked. >> reporter: the president has been on the rampage accusing 49-year-old biden of improperly profiting on business interests in ukraine while his father was vice president and the point person on ukraine taking a seat on the board at $50,000 a month with a gas company called burisma which had been accused of corruption leading to that now infamous phone call in july. >> it's a very honorable call. it's a nice call. >> reporter: when president trump asked ukrainian president
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volodymyr zelensky to investigate the bidens. no evidence of illegal wrongdoing has been found against either one. i want to get to the heart of it. did you and your father ever discuss ukraine? >> no, as i said, the only time was after a news account -- it wasn't a discussion in any way. there is no but to this, no, we never did. >> your dad said, i hope you know what you're doing, and you said you do. >> and that was the end of our discussion. >> why? >> because my dad was the vice president of the united states. there's nothing as a young man or full-grown adult that my father in some way hasn't had influence over as it does not serve either one of us. >> when he said i hope you know what you're doing, what did he think you were doing? >> well, he read the press reports that i joined the board of burisma, which was a ukrainian natural gas company and there's a lot of misinformation about me, not about my dad. nobody buys that. but buys this idea i was unqualified to be on the board.
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>> what were your qualifications? >> i was vice chairman of the board of amtrak for five years, chairman of the board of the u.n. world food program. i was a lawyer for one of the most prestigious law firms in the world. >> you didn't have any extensive knowledge about natural gas or ukraine itself, though. >> no, but i think that i had as much knowledge as anybody else who was on the board. >> in the list of the reasons why you're on the board you did not list the fact that you were the son of the vice president. >> of course. >> what role do you think that played? >> i think that it is impossible for me to be on any of the boards that i just mentioned without saying that i'm the son of the vice president of the united states. >> you were paid $50,000 a month for a position. >> i'm a private citizen. what i don't have to do is open my kimono as to how much money i made but it's all been reported. >> if your last name wasn't biden, do you think you would have been asked to be on the board of burisma?
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>> i don't know. i don't know. probably not. i don't think there's a lot of things that would have happened in my life that if my last name wasn't biden. >> why did you leave the board in april. >> it's a five-year term. >> and you chose not to -- >> i chose not. >> why? >> i think it's pretty obvious why. >> this is your opportunity to say why. >> i have to sit and answer these questions so that's why i committed that i won't serve on any boards or i won't work directly for any foreign entities when my dad becomes president. >> do i think that should be a rule across the board for any administration? >> that's the rule i'm going to adhere to. >> do you regret being on the board? >> no, what i regret is not taking into account that there would be a rudy giuliani and a president of the united states that would be listening to this ridiculous conspiracy idea which has, again, been completely debunked by everyone and -- >> i think people at home are thinking how could that not have crossed your mind like maybe
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this isn't a good idea to go and sit on the board of this -- >> i just said to you. i said to you in retrospect -- >> right, at the time you never thought this might not look right. >> you know what, i'm a human. you know what, did i make a mistake, well, maybe in the grand scheme of things, yeah, but did i make a mistake based upon some unethical lapse, absolutely not. >> china should start an investigation into the bidens. >> reporter: also on trump's list of accusations against hunter biden, that hunter flew on air force two with his father during an official government trip to china in 2013. leveraging that connection for financial gain in an investment deal with chinese businessman jonathan lee. the president has repeatedly said that you received $1.5 billion from china despite no experience and for no apparent reason. obviously fact checkers have said that that is not true. >> look, this is -- literally has no basis in fact.
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in any way -- >> have you received any money from -- >> no. >> not one cent? >> no. >> definitely not 1.5 billion. >> it's crazy. they feel they have the license to say whatever they want. it feels to me like living in some kind of alice in wonderland where you're up on the real world and then you fall down the rabbit hole and the president is the cheshire cat asking you questions about crazy things that don't have any resemblance to the reality of anything that has to do with me. and so here's the answer, no one ever paid me $1.5 billion and if they had, i would not be doing this interview right now. >> we saw you in those photos getting off of air force two with your daughter, with your father. >> i traveled everywhere with my dad. i went there because my daughter was on the trip, too. >> did you talk about china? >> no.
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>> a 12-hour flight. >> of course not. >> that never came up. >> no. >> your father did shake hands with mr. lee in the lobby. >> i don't remember but, yeah, i hope he did. he was my friend. >> jonathan lee. >> for almost 13 years. >> he was your friend and your business partner. >> understand, amy, whether i'm in new york or whether i'm in washington, d.c., a friend and a business associate is in the hotel and my dad is staying there. is it inappropriate for me to have coffee with him? >> that meeting was not a mistake. it was not unethical. >> 100% not. >> what do you say to people who believe this is exactly why people hate washington? a vice president's son can make money in countries where your father did doing official government -- >> i don't know what to tell you. i made a mistake in retrospect as it related to creating any perception that it was wrong and so, therefore, i'm taking it off the table, amy. i'm making that commitment. we'll see if anybody else makes that commitment but that's the commitment that i'm making.
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>> and hunter biden reiterated time and time again that he did not ever discuss in any detail whatsoever any of his business dealings in ukraine and china with his father, period. he wanted that to be crystal clear. >> as you said no questions were off the table and you're going to have more of your conversation with him coming up. >> that's right. we covered a lot of ground in that interview including exactly how he feels about being that target of president trump as well as what he has to say about the trump family itself and what he reveals to us about his long battle with addiction, robin. >> looking forward to it. >> just le. already caught the attention of the president and so we'll stay in washington with the latest in the impeachment showdown. on capitol hill the first former white house aide in this inquiry now testifying behind closed doors reportedly telling congress former national security adviser john bolton was so alarmed by the pressure campaign on ukraine, he told that aide to alert white house lawyers. so let's bring in mary bruce there on capitol hill and, mary, bolton was especially concerned it seemed about rudy giuliani calling him a hand grenade about to blow everyone up.
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>> reporter: cecilia, the president's own national security adviser at the time, john bolton, was so concerned about rudy giuliani's campaign to pressure ukraine for political help that he repeatedly tried to sound the alarm. now, "the new york times" is reporting that fiona hill, the president's former russia adviser told congressional investigators here that giuliani, the president's personal attorney, and his allies inside the trump administration were going around official channels essentially running their own foreign policy to help the president. hill says at one point the u.s. ambassador to the eu, gordon sondland, told her that he was running ukraine policy even though ukraine isn't even in the eu. and when she asked according to whom he told her the president. now, john bolton urged hill to take this matter to white house lawyers and tell them, quote, i am not part of whatever drug deal they are cooking up and he likened giuliani to, quote, a hand grenade who is going to blow everybody up. cecilia, hill did take this matter to white house attorneys but it is not clear what came of it.
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>> yeah, mary, and now another twist it seems federal prosecutors are on the case as well reportedly investigating giuliani's business dealings in ukraine and they may have been at this for months? >> reporter: so, cecilia, giuliani tells us he's seen no indication that he is under investigation but now there are reports that federal prosecutors are indeed investigating his business dealings in ukraine. "the wall street journal" is reporting the prosecutors in manhattan are examining giuliani's bank records and have already been questioning witnesses for weeks. now we know that authorities are also looking into giuliani's business ties with those two associates of his who were arrested last week after they allegedly were involved in campaign finance violations, giuliani though has denied any wrongdoing, cecilia. >> he certainly has. mary bruce on capitol hill, thank you. and we, of course, are looking ahead to tonight's fourth democratic debate where the impeachment inquiry is sure to be topic number one. 12 candidates facing off id thisbe
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bernie sanders' return after a heart attack and elizabeth warren taking the stage as polls show she is surging in that crowded field. the latest in syria, also expected to be a major theme tonight, michael. that crisis in syria, cecilia, is growing as president trump is demanding an immediate cease-fire hitting turkey with tough, new sanctions. let's go to martha raddatz in washington with the latest. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, that's right, michael. a new round of sanctions against turkey with a warning tougher ones will follow if the turkish government does not halt the violence in syria and agree to a long-term settlement on the border but that threat follows the president's conversation just over a week ago that essentially opened the door for turkey to invade and there is no indication this morning that turkey will halt its bloody assault. turkey's president erdogan writing in an op-ed that he considers this is a national security issue given the number of refugees that have flooded into turkey. president trump also tweeting about those former kurdish fighters who the u.s. has now
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abandoned saying that anyone who wants to assist syria in protecting the kurds is good with me, whether it is russia, china or napoleon bonaparte. stressing that he would rather focus on our border with mexico but president trump is sending vice president pence and national security adviser robert o'brien to turkey to deliver a strong message in person that the violence should end and hopefully, robin, begin negotiations. >> hopefully so. all right, martha, thank you. we go to ian pannell with more on the withdrawal of american troops from that region. good morning, ian. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, robin, that's right. that withdrawal is now under way of most u.s. troops from syria and we're starting to see men and equipment move out. these images from this morning appear to show u.s. forces either pulling back away from the fighting or starting to head out. the extraction expected to take weeks but as the fighting on the ground escalates some units may have to leave sooner. both regime and turkish troops
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are now squaring off in key border areas which appear to be under heavy bombardment. without a cease-fire there could be a major clash. meanwhile, the humanitarian situation just gets worse with many hospitals now packed full of wounded civilians desperate for help and we're seeing heartbreaking images of injured kids there and this morning, whole families are now forced to move home to the desert to try to find somewhere safe, anywhere safe from the front line, a dire situation for the people that were our allies just until a few days ago, cecilia. >> so many sad images coming in there. okay, ian, thank you. we turn to that police shooting that left a texas woman dead inside her own home. overnight, the officer who fired that fatal shot was arrested and charged with murder. abc's marcus moore has the story. >> reporter: the officer at the center of a fatal weekend shooting identified as aaron dean booked on a charge of murder overnight. >> had theer not resigned i would have fired him for
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violations of several policies, including de-escalation policy and unprofessional conduct. >> reporter: during a news conference authorities said he is not cooperating with the investigation under way into the shooting of atatiana jefferson's ft. worth, texas, home. dean is accused of shooting and killing the 28-year-old early saturday morning in her home. the terrifying moment captured on the officer's body cam. >> put your hands up. >> reporter: family members said jefferson had been playing video games with her 8-year-old nephew that morning when she was gunned down right in front of him. police showed up at the house after a neighbor called the department's nonemergency line to report that the family's front door was open. relatives said jefferson left that door open to catch some of the breeze that night. >> i haven't seen anybody moving around and it's not normal for them to have both of the doors open at this time of night. >> reporter: when officers arrived they parked around the corner from the house and as you can see in this video dean approaches the back of the home and never identifies himself as an officer before pulling the trigger. >> the fact that she got shot
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for looking through her own window is the problem here. >> reporter: and the family wanted to see this case through its entirety as they prepare for jefferson's funeral. officer dean is out of jail this morning on a $200,000 bond. michael. >> all right, marcus, such a sad case right there. we will turn now to that miracle nascar moment on the talladega superspeedway. take a look at this.bu sthndweel up and over and four tires on the ground. that's right. he suffered no injuries and he even joked around with the reporter after the race. take a look. >> mother, it's okay. it's just a flip. it didn't hurt, i promise and i have nothing upstairs to hurt anyway and, yes, i will see you
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also right now, a 4.5 magnitude earthquake shaking my bay area overnight. no reports of any injuries so far. and the packers with a big comeback last night to defeat the detroit lions at the very last second literally with this walk-off field goal. kicker mason crosby celebrating in the stands with the lambeau leap. i'm told that's a thing.t at was. >> you score and run and jump up on the wall. >> she's wearing a packers jersey over there, a t-shirt that's over there from wisconsin. >> security is getting her out of here immediately. >> the sign is actually blocking -- put the sign -- there you go. >> security, security. >> i told her when i saw it, you do know michael strahan is going to be here, right? >> that's why she wore it, giving the eyes. we're going to continue this half-hour with amy's exclusive interview with hunter biden who found himself at the center of the political firestorm over the impeachment inquiry into president trump, amy. >> good morning again, robin. this was a wide-ranging interview where no questions
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were off-limits. when i sat down with hunter biden at his home in los angeles, he opened up about his relationship with his father, his feelings about president trump and his children and his tough battle with addiction. >> you're on pretty much everyone's lips. >> by the way, whatever happened to hunter? where the hell is he? >> it went to hunter biden. >> hunter biden. >> hunter biden. >> is it the first thing you think about when you wake up, the last thing you think about before you go to bed? >> no, it really isn't. the reason is because i know where i stand with my dad and i know where i stand with my family. being the subject of donald trump's ire is a feather in my cap. it's not something that i go to bed nervous about at night at all. the reason i'm able to do that is because i am absolutely enveloped in love of my family. i certainly hope that there is no negative political ramifications of this. i think the truth always wins. >> do you think you're a distraction right now to your father's campaign? >> no, personally myself, i'm not necessarily a distraction to his campaign. i'm never a distraction to my
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dad. but as it relates to actually going and being on stage with him, this is not a family business. everybody kind of thinks that somehow, whether it's a compliment that we're like the kennedys, or whether it's a backhanded compliment like you're the trumps, my dad has a job but that does not mean that i had any plans to go do rallies and, you know, talk about donald trump's kids and i never will. you know, that's not what bidens do. my dad doesn't go after other people's kids. he just doesn't. never has. >> do you think it's perfectly fine? the trump children have been criticized for doing similar sorts of -- >> look, that's -- >> -- business. >> unlike them i don't spend a lot of time thinking about them. i really don't. it's all noise and what they do is they create just an enormous amount of noise. i have to then answer questions about accusations made by
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probably the most unethical group of people that we've ever seen in this republic. >> you said no one votes or will vote for or against my dad because of me. >> yeah. >> and my dad knows that. >> do you still believe that? >> 100%. they knew who my dad is. my dad doesn't have to defend me. my dad only has to love me, and he loves me unequivocally. look, i know that after being able to get up after beau died, say whatever the hell they want to say about me. >> lock him up. >> good for them. >> maybe lock her up goes to lock him up. [ crowd chanting "lock him up" ] >> i mean, who cares. look, like i've said, i've been through some stuff in my life. i've been through some real, real stuff. this isn't real stuff. it isn't. it truly isn't. that part of it, that barnum and bailey, you know, say anything, do anything you want, you know, i mean like, you know, donald
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prince humperdinck trump jr. is not somebody i really care about. >> what should people know about you that they don't know? >> like every person, i have fallen and i have gotten up. i have done esteemable things and things that have been in my life that i regret. every single one of those things has brought me exactly to where i am right now which is probably the best place i've ever been in my life. i've gone through my own struggles. >> in and out of rehab seven, eight times. >> say it nicer to me. sought treatment. >> sought treatment. >> for issues. >> sought treatment for substance abuse issues. >> so insensitive. >> so sorry. but i think this is a human question. >> yeah. >> do you worry -- >> no, but for real let me say something -- >> do you worry all of this noise, that it could affect your sobriety? >> of course, you don't want to
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live in the worry of it because then you're feeding the beast. i have no answer other than this, you got to live in the connections that you to healthy things and i have so many of them and i got to live there instead of living in fear like, oh, my god, the stress is going to make me drink or the stress is going to make me use. >> president trump likely will see or at least read about this interview. anything you'd like him to hear from you? >> no, no. i mean really no. it's really hard for me to say anything snarky right now or combative because i was raised to respect that office. i don't know -- it's making me emotional. >> why do you think you're getting emotional? >> because i'm really proud of being an american. but i have to admit, i take no pleasure in this, watching this death spiral of this administration, this president and the people that surround him. >> how do you think this will
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all play out in the history books? >> i don't know. i hope that the history isn't fully written yet. i hope that a lot of people that have a chance at redemption stand up for what is right. >> and you will be seeing hunter biden on the campaign trail with his father, but as he unequivocally told us only as long as he is not a distraction. and you can see more of our exclusive interview tonight on "world news" and on "nightline" as well. >> interesting to see when he got emotional. >> when he was talking about america. when he was talking about how much he loved his country and he was embarrassed. he was like i can't believe i'm crying right now but it was real. you could feel his emotion and he couldn't control it. >> can't wait to see more of that. >> yeah. >> just an incredible interview, amy. >> thank you. we're going to turn now to the wife of the american diplomat who struck a british teenager while driving on the wrong side of the road. now we're hearing her story for the first time. eva pilgrim joins us here with the latest on this.
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good morning, eva. >> good morning. anne sacoolas doesn't deny what sorry happened and says she's terribly for the tragic mistake but this morning, harry dunn's family says sorry isn't enough. this morning, representatives for anne sacoolas speaking out for the first time with her side of the story saying she was driving on the wrong side of the road with no time to react when she struck and killed 19-year-old englishman harry dunn near an american air base. sacoolas, the wife of an american diplomat, left england three weeks later claiming diplomatic immunity. according to her legal team, sacoolas stayed at the scene to assist and spoke to harry dunn saying she would call for help. another driver pulled over so that anne could comfort her own children in her car. but her legal team maintains the 43-year-old did not leave the scene until an ambulance arrived and police told her they had everything they needed from her. harry dunn's parents arrived in the united states demanding justice saying the written apology from sacoolas is not enough. dunn's parents want sacoolas to face justice in the uk for the deadly accident.
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>> what did you think of the fact that she had -- >> devastated. it was devastating. it was awful. it was like losing harry again. it so hurt that much. >> reporter: outraged she left after telling authorities she would cooperate. >> what if she never goes back? >> we will still keep fighting. we will do what we can to try and make sure this doesn't happen to another family. >> reporter: and sacoolas says she'd like to meet with harry dunn's family. it's something they say they are open to but they told me yesterday they'll only do that meeting if it happens in the uk. >> okay. thank you, eva. coming up, lebron james, mmentsleue controversy over china. come on back. controversy over china. come on back. i used to book my hotel room on those travel sites but there was always a catch. like somehow you wind up getting less. but now that i book at, and i get all these great perks. i got to select my room from the floor plan... very nice... i know, i'm good at picking stuff.
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we are back now with lebron we are back now with lebron james facing criticism this morning, for the first time the lakers superstar addressing the nba's controversy with china. t.j. holmes is here with the details. >> now you all remember he was once famously told to just shut up and dribble. he's been criticized now for seemingly saying to somebody else, shut up and don't mess with my money, because china is big business for the nba and for nike, and he is a nike athlete so the backlash against him is because he seems to be putting business first. nba superstar lebron james has reignited the china nba firestorm with his first ngon
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rockets' executive daryl morey misinformed.orong kong tweet. >> i believe he wasn't educated on the situation at hand and he spoke. >> reporter: morey's tweet supporting hong kong protesters started a week-long rift between the nba and china over free speech. james now saying speech has consequences. >> so many people could have been harmed, not only iay t physically, emotionally, spiritually, so just be careful what we tweet and we say and what we do, even though, yes, we do have freedom of speech but there can be a lot of negative that comes with it. >> reporter: james was swiftly slammed online for seemingly siding with china, where basketball is big business for the nba and superstar players like james. even florida senator rick scott weighed in, tweeting, it's sad to see him join the chorus, kowtowing to communist china and putting profits over human rights for hong kong. >> lebron to the rim.
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>> reporter: after his comments, james went to twitter to clarify. i do not believe there was any consideration for the consequences and ramification of the tweet. i'm not discussing the content. others can talk about that. when morey first tweeted his support for hong kong last week, the nba immediately distanced themselves from it saying, the views expressed by daryl morey have deeply offended many of our friends and fans in china which is regrettable. nba commissioner adam silver later spoke up in morey's defense. >> the long-held values of the nba are to support freedom of expression and in this case daryl morey as the general manager of the houston rockets enjoys that right. as i understand that there are consequences, we will protect our employees' freedom of speech. >> okay, the nba has a $1.5 billion deal to stream their games in china. nba china, that league is worth $4 billion. it's the largest growth market for nike which did $6.2 billion
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rowe. the olympic medalist and tv host are both adding something else to their resume this morning. >> and we have michelle pfeiffer joining us. >> so many big names here. >> it's great. a lot of news to get to starting with headlines from amy's exclusive interview with hunter biden, the son of former vice president and current 2020 candidate joe biden. hunter, of course, at the center of so many questions about that white house pressure campaign on ukraine. amy is back with more, and no questions were off limits in this one. >> that is correct. good morning, cecilia. president trump has been on a rampage, accusing hunter biden of improperly profiting on business interests in ukraine while his father was vice president and the point person on ukraine, leading to that infamous phone call in july when president trump asked the ukrainian president to investigate the bidens. >> i want to get to the heart of it. did you and your father ever discuss ukraine? >> no. as i said, the only time was after a news account -- it wasn't a discussion in any way. there is no "but" to this. no, we never did. >> your dad said i hope you know what you're doing and you said i do? >> and i said, i do and that was
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literally the end of our discussion. >> why? >> because my dad was vice president of the united states. there's literally nothing as a young man or as a full grown adult that my father in some way hasn't had influence over. it does not serve either one of us. >> when he said i hope you know what you're doing, what did he think you were doing? >> he read the press reports i joined the board of burisma which is a natural gas company and there's been a lot of misinformation about me, not about my dad, nobody buys that. but buys this idea i was uncomfortable to be on the board. >> do you regret being on the board to begin with? >> no, i don't regret being on the board. what i regret is not taking into account that there would be a rudy giuliani and a president of
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[ cheers and applause ] welcome back to "gma." and of course we have to thank this very enthusiastic tuesday moing dior being here with us. and, you guys, tomorrow we have our new series "the secrets of tiktok," everything you need to know about the popular app your kids are using because i don't understand it. but that's why we're going to do that here. but one thing i do understand and i do love "pop news" with lara spencer. [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you, michael. good morning to you all and to you. we'll begin with zoe kravitz in a big new role. the "big little lies" star is tapped to play catwoman opposite robert pattinson in the new batman movie. good for her. the director who did the last
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two films says that his take will focus on bruce wayne in the rly zoe, the daughter of lenny kravitz and lisa bonet, will follow in the footsteps of anne hathaway. halle berry played her in 2004. her favorite version, michelle pfeiffer, who joins us right here live in a few moments to talk about her new movie, "the batman," which the title, is scheduled to hit theaters june 2021. >> wonderful to have her here with us. >> good timing on that. [ applause ] >> lovely, lovely woman. things looking up for justin bieber. he just got married in case you hadn't heard. now he's making music history. a 25 years old he has become the youngest solo male artist to have songs on the hot 100 list for 200 total weeks. that is a huge deal. justin's new song put him over the top. it's a collaboration with country duo dan + shay titled
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"10,000 hours" but it only took 11 days for it to get to the top ten. it's now number four on the hot 100. it's number one on billboard's country songs chart. that's the third time for dan + shay and the first time for electriclatin, hot had hip-hop, hot rap and hot r&b. that is totally hot. [ laughter ] >> couldn't resist. >> congratulations, justin. and finally, take a look at the fierce lineup for the new jersey devils, yeah, there he is, number 19. number 44. that was monday in honor of their annual kids day. they're in charge of the head shots for the team members shown during warmups. number 45 looking very fierce. oh, look, cory schneider looks like he'll rough someone up.
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the devils also had kids in their announcer booth and singing the national anthem in honor of their youngest fans was wonderful. >> that's awesome. [ applause ] we will we turn to our cover story, a special royal visit for prince william following in the footsteps of his late mother princess diana, and abc's maggie rulli is there now with more from the trip. good morning, maggie. >> reporter: hey, cecilia, yeah, the palace says one of the main goals of this tour is to show that the pakistan of today is a dynamic place, and so far that is exactly what the couple has been showing us. prince william and duchess kate getting the red carpet treatment as they step off the plane in pakistan kicking off with what the palace is calling the most complex visit they've been on. kate stunning in traditional dress. an aqua blue salwar kameez designed by famed british designer katherine walker. the outfit echoing princess
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diana who wowed in a similar dress when she visited pakistan in 1996. the country was a special place for diana.e s in t 's ilshe raised money for a local hospital. >> pakistan was hugely important to diana and the fact that william and kate are here at all shows that they want to continue her legacy. >> reporter: today will was reminded of that connection. a group of young female students telling him they were big fans of his mother. he replied with a big smile saying, i was a big fan of my mother too. there are so many comparisons to diana's visit but the couple is also making a point to focus on those issues that matter most to them and today those issues are young people and conservation. will and kate plan to visit that very same hospital that diana went to on thursday and it seems like katie is just going to keep wowing us with her dresses so it promises to be a very vibrant and colorful week. >> all right. always seems to be. thank you so much, maggie. now to that "gma" health alert on teenage athletes and concussions.
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a new study this morning revealing when high school players are most likely to suffer concussions and the highest risk sports and dr. ashton is here with more. doc, tell us about this study and tell us what it found. >> michael, this was a big study that appeared in the journal pediatrics. it's not just about football. they took a look at the top high school sports over the last five years to try to get more recent stats. take a look at this list. overall highest risk of high school concussions, obviously boys football is up there followed by girls soccer and followed by boys ice hockey and they also found the highest risk in practice. take a look at this list. boys football followed by cheerleading and boys wrestling. this study looked at when and found that the most concussions tended to occur interestingly towards the end of games, not in practice. >> we hear so much about with boys. what about concussions in girls? >> we have to remember people can have a concussion at home. concussions in traumatic brain injuries in the military and it occurs in every sport.
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we do know that sport for sport girls are more likely to suffer concussions possibly because of less neck strength, possibly because of changes in blood flow or hormonal factors. again, sports like basketball, volleyball, soccer, the sport my daughter plays at the college level, ice hockey, very high concussion risk for girls. >> the management of concussions is still, you know, changing, evolving. what else is being done to eliminate some of the -- >> well, a lot. you and i have talked about this. there is a big push in changing rules to try to reduce the risk at the high school level. we've seen it in usa hockey. they moved the checking age up. they're trying to do the same thing with usa football making it age 14 before you can engage in tackle. good athletic posture, strength, the front of mind of every coach and every parent. >> all right, doc. thank you for all of that. appreciate it and going to go to you, robin. >> thank you very much.
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i'm here with mike rowe. we have watched him take on the tough shifts hosting the show n a poasand new book called "the way i heard it." give it up for mr. mike rowe. give it up for mr. mike rowe. [ cheers and applause ] you know i love you. >> hi. >> "the way i heard it." when i think about all, you know, dirty jobs and how it all began and you did not want to be the expert. you wanted to learn from others and learn about their lives. what's the takeaway we all can get from that? >> well for me it was, you know, don't get in front of your skis. if you don't know something and you're working in our business then you have to -- well, you have to figure out either how to appear smarter than you actually are or really be more honest than is comfortable to be. so on "dirty jobs" i wasn't a host, i was a guest.
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i was an apprentice and happily people -- people liked the dynamic and so i wasn't held to the same level of expertise as an expert. i was basically paid to try, and so that's what i've been doing ever since. >> yeah, you have and ever since -- first of all, i love the book. it's like a mix -- first of all you're a great storyteller. >> well, thanks? so instructional and it's a bit of a memoir. i forgot that early in your career you were a host at qvc. >> it's true. >> yeah. yeah. >> what did you learn from that experience? >> that's what i learned. don't do that. [ laughter ] i learned actually -- you know what over the years i've had a lot of fun talking about qvc because right there for instance it's 3:00 in the morning and confronted a product i've never seen before and asked to talk about it for eight minutes. you learn a lot about yourself when you're on live tv and somebody says, here's the health team infrared pain reliever and you say what's it do and they say we don't know. good luck.
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every real decent lesson i've learned and been able to apply to my own misspent career i actually learned in the middle of the night selling things i didn't understand to a narcoleptic audience of lonely hearts. >> who knew. who new. i was surprised, successful, "dirty jobs," huge success, that you didn't really want it to succeed. explain that. >> well, at the time my business model was based on identifying projects in hollywood so hopelessly conceived and doomed that no amount of talent or luck could possibly revive them. i would attach myself to these projects and do the best work i could, thereby not getting encumbered with what you call a long-term project and so for 12 years i had hundreds of jobs, "dirty jobs" was a miscalculation. it was a tribute to my granddad. people watched it. they saw something of themselves in it and then 300 jobs later we
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were still ticking. >> yeah. final question, someone watching -- and i've got a lot because i asked people today, tuesday thoughts, what you're thinking of. someone said direction, that they were in a position they didn't really want to do. what is your message to somebody who, you know, you got to have that job but it might not be speaking to who you are, what you want to do. >> i'd say enjoy the uncertainty of it because the minute you're certain, you're going to get bored and i've seen it for me a thousand times. i'm 57. i'm still trying to figure out exactly what it is i'm doing, but i'm really lucky. i have a foundation i care about. i have a job i love. i get to write. i get to talk about books, but i'm still -- most of my progress has been made -- it's like falling down the stairs, you know. you make good time. it hurts, but in the end, you know, in the end you're going to get to the bottom and you'll stand up and write a story about it. >> yeah, and, boy, a story you do tell. [ applause ] >> thanks.
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>> thank you, mike. >> thank you. >> "the way i heard it" and i love that title. "the way i heard it" is available today. you know what, everyone, you're going home with a copy of mike's book. >> holy cow, i can't believe it. let's go over to ginger. >> how about we do a "gma" moment from bentonville, arkansas. this little 18-month-old nico does not like that his parents are showing affection. see that. oh. he says, not this time. he's a little jealous is what they were saying. i thought that was so cute. he'll grow out of that, right? please do take a moment and drop your "gma" moment right on my facebook page so we can share it with everyone else. thanks, nico.
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our next guest -- i love this audience today. our next guest is an oscar award winning actress who you know from "black panther," "us" and "star wars" and has written a beautiful children's book named "sulwe." please welcome the multitalented lupita nyong'o. [ cheers and applause ] all right. this is beautiful. the illustration is just outstanding and it's about -- it's partially a memoir about you and about how you dealt with who you are. >> yeah, so when i was younger,
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i had trouble with accepting my skin. i grew up in kenya around very many dark people, but i grew up with a lot of light skin on tv and in the books i read and it made me feel uncomfortable with my skin color. i had a younger sister that was born a lot lighter than me and she got cooed and told how pretty she was and i realized that it was in the omission of those words when it came to me that made me feel unworthy and so it took a while for me to find my stride and learn to love the skin i'm in and so i wrote this book to help little kids get there a little faster. >> like these little kids that we have sitting before us right now. >> yeah. [ applause ] >> she's got the biggest smile. not just children but we are influenced by what we see on tv and what we see in books and that and you were influenced by that.
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>> yeah. some of my favorite books were "cinderella" and "thumbelina" and "beauty and the beast" and these were all women with light skin and blond hair and so i thought that in order to make it into the pages of books, you had to be light so, in fact, one of the first times i drew my family i drew them with light skin. i used the cream colored crayons and not the dark ones because i had never seen -- i just didn't see that in books so i didn't think that we belonged in books. >> wow. >> so, again, i wrote this to give dark-skinned kids a chance to live in the world of imagination and magic. >> and they really, really do. your beautiful family is here. i met them in the elevator, your mom and your sister and they're all so incredibly proud of you, and rightfully so. >> you yeah, they are. >> it shows. [ applause ] lupita, i remember 2014, that luncheon, the essence hollywood
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black women in hollywood and that speech you gave and, you know, people thought then that you should write a book but it was actually "black panther" after that that you thought about doing it. >> yeah, athe time ga di thimake an terechdren's boo it's not fun. and so after "black panther," you know, "black panther" was a movie that was imaginative and aspirational and dealt with serious issues but in a fly and fun way and so that's when i had my aha moment and i was like, yes, this is the way i would like colorism to be experienced. i want for kids to love the book when they're younger and then grow up to understand it later. but i want them to enjoy the adventure that "sulwe" goes on. >> "sulwe" means star. okay. in the 45 seconds we have remaining, i remember the last time you were with us in atlanta talking to a group of beautiful women there. what is your message for these
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young girls here? >> well, dr. seuss, one of my favorite quotes of his says today you are you. that is truer than true. there's no one alive that is youer than you. so be the best you you can be. >> ah! [ applause ] >> just like that. we should say vashti, the illustrator, just really brought this to life. >> she's an exceptional illustrator and working with her was really an incredible learning experience, and yeah, she's super talented. >> it was a great collaboration and lupita's book is available now. everyone here is going home with their own copy. [ cheers and applause ] [ cheers and applause ]
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good morning north bay. let's gup a ee's get up and get. >> i'm reggie aqui. last night's 4.5 earthquake came ahead of the anniversary of the low ma earthquake. we are looking back at the devastating damage and looking ahead with the originals documentary, the earthquake effect. we are posting portions in this week that you can get wherever you find abc7 including amazon fire and tv and your abc7 news app, and watch 30-minute commercial-free broadcast at 6:30 p.m. right here on abc7. frances has a look at the commute. >> muni is reporting delays, and due to congestion and also, there is a stalled carton third line. and b.a.r.t. is a great option
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and now your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> low clouds and fog are still an issue. we have higher elevation, and
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fog is going to be around for the next hour or so. sunshine is ♪ you can't stop welcome back to "gma." that's a first look at the from "you can't stop the girl" from "maleficent: mistress of evil" and coming up, one of the stars of the movie, michelle pfeiffer, she is here. cannot wait to catch up with her. and now we're going to go to a man of many talents. he is an olympic medalist, 's a dancing mirror ball champion and
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author of his new book "beautiful on the outside." please welcome adam rippon. welcome, man. >> how are you guys? >> great to see you. we want to say congratulations, and how does it feel for you to sit here now, you have your book. you see your book. you have it in your hands? >> you know, it's surreal to hold it in your hands. you know, i mean probably the most important book of our generation. [ laughter ] yeah. what -- i mean, what an honor that i gave to myself. but -- [ laughter ] but i deserve it, you know, so -- >> you do. i've seen so many people online mimicking your cover which is so funny. so "beautiful on the outside" is what you decided to call it. what was behind the title? >> there's two meanings to it. one, i think we all try to have this moment in our life where things feel like they're falling apart but we don't want anybody to see that we have these mistakes or these flaws. and we put on this beautiful on this beautiful on the outside exterior. the other side is i wanted something that looked really stupid and i wanted it to look like joan crawford tried to get her picture taken at a sears. i feel like she would have done this. >> yes, completely.
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>> but diving into the book it's so inspirational because you're talking about, especially in skating, you had to fake it till you made it so many times and even when you would make mistakes "beautiful on the outside," always showing it. i really love -- this is my favorite foreword. i mean there's so many good parts. you dedicate the book to your haters. >> yes. >> so eloquently said too. [ applause ] you say -- listen up, he says, and i quote, you're not cute, your hair is uneven and you look dusty. thank you for being my motivators. i love it. >> yes. that's one of my favorite viral videos but i think that, you know, there's so many times where there are people who talk down to us or we know that they aren't believing in us and if you take that energy, you can use it for yourself to push yourself forward and i did that so many times, i mean, wow, all the haters. [ laughter ] >> you know, acceptance is so important in this book and through your figure skating journey how have you learned to
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accept yourself, and what do you hope readers will learn about acceptance? >> well, the biggest thing i learned, one, i wanted to write a really funny book. other than that, the main thing i wanted to push was that i wanted to show a lot of the times where i wasn't my best, where i had failed a lot of times, and i wanted to show those setbacks that i had because as soon as i learned that they weren't setbacks and they weren't things that would i d me from my dreams, ey tbk agn. ne le a failure. >> juice recalibrating it and looking at it in a different way which we can all do and put into our own lives. that's so awesome. great to see your whole family here. >> yeah. [ applause ] >> i want to ask your mom, hi, kelly. i can't even imagine mom of a son, what is it like to see your boy up here and to look at his face on the cover of a book? what is this moment like for you? >> it's really amazing.
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i'm so proud and not just because -- like it's obviously that you're proud on moments where you get trophies and book published and things like that but it's the pride that led to this moment, like that collection of good decisions, and i think that's what parents really hope for, that daily where you can go to bed and think, okay, everybody is okay. everybody is making good decisions, and this is what happens when you believe in yourself and you make good decisions, you do get books and prizes and olympic medals and -- >> everything you deserve. [ applause ] >> beautiful. >> you talk about your mom in the book. >> i do. >> sort of along the lines of what she was saying, she was always behind you even though she may not have liked necessarily a decision you made or something you did, she was still -- she backed you 100%. >> i share a lot about my mom in the book and i think the one thing it shows is how great of a parent she is because she always was there for me, even when i
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wasn't there for myself. it's so true that your parents, they believe in you when nobody else does. and she was always, always there for me. she pushed me and i'm grateful for all of the things that we've been through and it's so exciting to kind of be here today. [ applause ] >> we're grateful that you're here, adam. we really are, man. adam's new book, "beautiful on the outside" is available today. make sure you go and pick it up, adam rippon, everybody. coming up, the one and only michelle pfeiffer is here. we'll be right back. [ applause ] we'll be right back. [ applause ] you know when you're at ross and your new fall look just keeps getting better? check this out! that's yes for less. score a head-to-toe look you'll love and save 20 to 60 percent off department store prices. at ross. yes for less.
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[ applause ] we are back now with oscar nominated actress michelle pfeiffer who is stunning audiences in "maleficent: mistress of evil." welcome to michelle pfeiffer, everybody. [ applause ] first of all, so excited that you're here. >> thank you. >> we'll jump straight into "maleficent." you play a villainous queen. >> i do. it was a lot of fun. >> do you like playing good or evil? >> well, you like to shake it up a bit so -- but i would say if i had to make a generalization it's probably more fun to play evil. >> ooh, okay. and any time you're a queen of good or evil i bow down to you,
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queen. tell us more about your character. >> i play ingrith, she is queen of allstead and she is somewhat damaged and proves to be a worthy adversary of maleficent and we come face-to-face, and i am also the future mother-in-law of aurora. >> oh, wow. okay. a lot going on there. [ applause ] and we'rcl. we'll take look at a clip of michele pfeiffer in "maleficent." >> i remember the story of a baby, a baby cursed to sleep and never wake up. >> really? who would do such a terrible thing to an innocent child? >> well, there are many who prey on the innocent. i'm sure your kind would agree.
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>> what do you mean my kind? >> she means humans. >> ooh. [ cheers and applause ] >> that was a little icy, a little icy exchange right there. >> a little tense. >> a little tense. >> a little tense. >> you say the first time you saw angelina jolie on set it took your breath away. >> it did. you show up -- it's a long process getting hair and makeup and getting ready for these types of film, prosthetics and wigs and all kinds of things so you show up for rehearsal in morning and everyone is half done. and so i hadn't really seen her fully in all of her glory, and it was the scene where my character actually sees her for the first time and the doors open and there she is and it's stunning. and i just thought, imagine this walking into your dining room.
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i mean -- so i didn't really have to act much. [ laughter ] >> and after four decades in hollywood, you say that catwoman is your favorite role. >> well, i've -- [ applause ] >> it's one of your favorites. >> one of them. >> you've had incredible roles as we all know, but zoe kravitz is going to take over that role. >> i just found out. so excited. >> do you have any advice for her? >> make sure whilst designing the costume they consider how you're going to go to the bathroom. [ applause ] >> okay. >> minor detail. minor detail. >> that's not what i was thinking you were going to say but that's a great piece of advice. >> it's an important one. >> very important. it's important for people to go out and check out this movie. that is right. "maleficent: mistress of evil" is in theaters on friday. big thank you to michelle pfeiffer.
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>> thank you. >> michelle, thank you so much, so much. ginger, over to you. >> yes, that is sound advice from michelle pfeiffer. like the jumpsuit always sounds like a good idea until you realize you have to go to the bathroom. are you ready to dance? this is mickey mouse and his friends and they are all doing the beloved hot dog dance. i know i know this one from my kids. it looks like a lot of fun. i'm going to learn it here from mickey but they are celebrating the premiere of the third season of disney jr.'s "mickey mouse mixed-up adventures." new episodes are airing all week long. the hot dog dance, i'm telling
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you this is one i know. can i get a high-five too? yes. you guys say yes. can you si i all right. let's go ahead. i know lara is waiting for us over there. [ applause ] >> all right. so here now to choose a winner for the innovator in aging awards with our sponsor aarp, we have judges, aarp ceo jo ann jenkins and daymond john from "shark tank." why was this important to you guys. >> well, so aarp has been involved in innovation and aging since our 60-year history and want to spark new ideas and create ways for people to choose how they age and it's fueling economies all over the world. in the u.s. alone $7.6 trillion of annual economic activity is sparked every year by people over the age of 50 so this is important. >> longevity is a huge industry. damond john, you're one of the judges in "shark tank." what do you look for a winner?
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we have $10,000 on the stake with these two innovators. >> it's not money so it's really great. i love the fact that people are solving a problem and making life easier for other people and i always look forward for a way to sell. >> is it going to sell, bottom line. let's find out. let's get our two potential sharks in, shall we. sathya and sam, two great ideas. we're going to put 30 seconds on the clock for each of you to give these guys your best pitch. sathya, you are up. ready, set, go. >> every single time my mom gets hospitalized she asks could do you something to prevent me from going back to the hospital. the sad reality is half of the u.s. population is also struggling with the same issue and they have to manage all these complicated devices. that's why we created this which combines all capabilities into one. it is a noninvasive at home rapid health assessment device that measures more than ten vital health parameters in 30 b yemprehensive enough to provide a daily snapshot of your daily health.
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just spend one minute of your day -- [ buzzer ]ood job, a lot of information. sam, you're up. ready, set go. >> good morning, america. my mom is always cold and her friends have been experiencing hot flashes for years. temperature is personal but the world doesn't treat it that way. that's why i invented embr wave the first wristband that cools or warms with the push of a button. just by changing the temperature of this spot, our patented technology can make you feel better overall. perfect for keeping your cool, pitching live on national tv. with embr wave you can own your temperature. [ cheers and applause ] >> in the nick of time. daymond, a lot of information in 30 seconds. what did you think? >> i love them both. i like the oohs and aahs around here so not sure. >> joann, you will make the big decision. $10,000. that's a lot of money to put toward a great business idea. i think both of you are winners.
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i understand yours a lot personally and yours, the idea of doing all of those things with one-stop shopping sound great, but joanne, your decision. >> i think as you said this is both of yours so innovative and important to do this but i think coming from one of those people who have hot flashes all the w embr. [ applause ] >> guys, congratulations. $10,000. thanks to aarp. daymond john and the rest of the "shark tank" cast, you can see them do their thing sunday night 9:00, 8:00 central. thanks aarp. thanks you guys. we'll be right back. >> thank you. "gma's" "shark tank" your life sponsored by aarp. take on today with aarp. real possibilities.
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♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ the holidays begin here at the disneyland resort.
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♪ all right, i am insanely excited. back now with day two of our ultimate chocolate chip cookie
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week right here on "gma" and this morning we are here with baker and cookbook author jocelyn delk adams from grandbaby cakes. she's going to make us the chewiest sweet and salty chocolate chip cookies ever. you are speaking my language. >> same here, sister. >> salt, sweet, caramel. break it down for me. this is my world. >> who doesn't love salty and sweet? just the flavoou get all of that intensity. chewy. you're like yes, yes, preach, right, preach. these cookies are fantastic. they marry both so right here we've got butter and we've got sugar and we've been creaming that, of course, that's a great base for cookies and this is my secret ingredient for chewy cookies. i start to add in egg yolks, so two egg yolks will make them super moist. >> that's how you get them chewy. >> yeah.
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that goes in and, of course, a little vanilla. hello, right. that's going to mix up and now we have to get to our dry ingredients. >> wet ingredients and dry ingredients. >> you need to, michael -- >> you're like, i'm going to have that. >> you're like wait a minute, wait a minute. what happens here? >> the time to eat. >> always the time to eat, michael, right? [ applause ] >> you have another secret ingredient. >> i have another secret ingredient here and so with the dry ingredients i add in corn starch. >> that makes it chewy too. >> it does. it magically changes the entire texture of the cookie. do this at home. here we've got our cookie dough. i chilled it so it won't spread when you bake these. these are our main ingredients, chocolate chips and then i've got butterscotch chips, right? >> what's the salty part? >> pretzels. >> pretzels. >> yes. so you can chop these fine or add them a little chunkier if you like that texture.
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they're delicious. then here we're going to scoop them out. use a tablespoon and you just add it right to your cookie sheet. >> bam. >> bam. then, michael, i'll have you put down some of the pretzels. just pretty it right into the center. >> press the pretzel. >> press the pretzel. >> love that and a little sprinkle of salt. right? tah-dah and then we bake these, babies. >> tv magic, voila. >> voila, right? [ applause ] >> you got other dry ingredients. >> yes, yes. so if you want to play around with this -- >> pass the cookies, right? >> yes. but if you want to play around with this at home be a rebel, right? do your own thing. you can add popcorn. potato chips and my favorite is bacon because bacon is
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delicious in everything. >> you are making us so happy, joycelyn. guys, we got a surprise for you. you guys are getting cookies. come on out, guys. [ applause ] you have to try these. these are amazing. >> but these are for everyone, right? [ applause ] >> oh, my gosh. >> so good. >> while they eat their cookies i'm going to tell you what's coming up this afternoon, we got a great show today. the star of "american housewife" katie mixon is stopping by. >> motherhood and romance and her favorite guilty pleasure. >> you know i love a girl with a guilty pleasure. >> this doesn't surprise you. >> of course, you do. we'll see you guys at lunchtime. >> ooh, yes. >> and we'll be right back with more "gma."
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so we're very excited for the winner of our innovator in aging award. thanks to our sponsor aarp. this means a lot. aarp's ceo joanne jenkins, tell us why this award means so much. >> innovation in products and service, we need that in an aging society so we're excited that in addition to the $10,000 cash prize, both of these gentlemen will get the opportunity to work with our ambassador, daymond john, and get a counseling sessions and access to other investors for their products. >> that is worth a million. thank you so much. congratulations to you guys. >> we've got one more thing before we go. we want to give a gigantic "gma" congratulations to our head writer adriana pratt. she got married this weekend. so lovely to luke. we wish them a lifetime of happiness. congratulations!
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good morning bay area. let's get up and get going. this is "abc7 mornings." i'm mike nicco and this is sweater weather. >> it is chilly out there, reggie. we have fog that is going to be lifting in the next hour or two, aped leaving us with a sunny afternoon. temperature at the 60s with low lying clouds there. upper 70s in the bay and inlland. guess what i am tracking for wednesday night and thursday morning commute, light rain. >> yes, we will get ready for the messy commute, and right now we have a mess in milpitas and it iss is a multiple accident a south 880 near 237 and traffic is backed up about a 20-minute delay out of freemont. muni is reporting subway delays
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