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breaking overnight, ted is cruising, the candidate surging ahead of donald trump. leading in a brand-new poll in the key state of iowa. >> "the des moines register" is the worst. they are the worst. >> trump blasting the paper that did the survey, but just weeks from the caucuses, can he bounce back? new overnight, touched down, reported tornadoes wreak havoc in texas, destroying dozens of homes. >> tornadoes just hit my neighborhood. >> roofs ripped off houses blown open and the devastating rains hitting right now. caught on camera. police shooting. l.a. sheriff's deputies taking aim at a man at a busy intersection. apparently firing even after he fell to the ground. the protests and the investigation this morning. and brazen heist. a gold medalist rob thieves caught on camera, partying at
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>> they went into our kitchen started eating ice cream out of the freezer. >> ransacking it and making off possessions. >> they say gold medalist, that doesn't mean anything to anyone, but it means something to me. >> the clues this morning only hey, good morning. paula is off. it's great to have cecilia vega here on a morning where there's a big political story brewing. >> that's right. a look at a brand-new des moines register poll. texas senator ted cruz cruising past donald trump to take the lead in the key state of iowa. >> the words of the des moines register, cruz is quote crushing it. now leading trump by 10%. >> since the newspaper's last poll in october, cruz up a stunning 21 points. meanwhile, ben carson down by 15%, dropping to third place.
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and what is trump saying about all of this. george stephanopoulos is standing by. but let's start with mary bruce at the whites morning. >> hi, cecilia, good morning. after dominating the iowa polls for five months, donald trump is now out of first place. this poll is the second one this week to show ted cruz on top in the key state. >> this morning, donald trump is in an unfamiliar place, second place. ted cruz plowing past trump in the did new des moines register poll. now with a ten-point lead in iowa. it's a jaw-dropping rise for the texas senator. a 21% leap since october. cruz tweeting overnight, thank you. to his supporters. asking to keep the momentum going. meanwhile, trump was quick blast to new numbers. don't trust des moines register poll, it's biased. trump has been clear he's not a fan of the paper.
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the worst. they are the worst. the worst. no, they're very dishonest. >> reporter: despite falling to second, trump maintains strong support in the key state. cruz and trump has been friendly rivals. trump has been publicly taking aim at cruz this week. >> a difference of temperaments and i would give myself the advantage in temperament and you know, putting people together. >> this after cruz questioned trump if he has what it takes to be commander in strength. >> a question of judgment. it's also a question of judgment. >> reporter: meanwhile, hillary clinton getting a big boost from the president. president fitzgerald grant. scandal actor campaigning for the democratic front-runner in iowa. >> she's by far the most qualified and most experienced. and has the right ideas to taking the country where i believe it needs to go. >> now this big shakeup in the
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fifth debate on tuesday. all eyes will be on trump and cruz. everybody wondering if they're going to play nice. dan. >> i want to pick up on that point. let's bring in george stephanopoulos who is going to be hosting "this week" later this morn. if you're donald trump going into this debate, do you attack ted cruz? >> they already started doing it sensing this poll was coming, that something was going on in iowa. started to question whether ted cruz is a real evangelical. also started attacking him for not being for ethanol sub subsidies in the state of iowa. that is a big issue. both in the hot seat on tuesday night. this poll as mary was talking about is huge. for ted cruz. if you combine, those who his first and second place, he has strong favorability ratings now. and he's the kind of candidate who generally does do well in the iowa caucuses. >> there's another pretty
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poll, the rather stunning decline of dr. ben carson, who you have on the show this morning. what's going on here? >> well, a huge drop. almost 15-point drop since october. one thing you're seeing with national security, top of the news, right now in the news in the wake of san bernardino and in the wake of paris. it's hurt ben carson and you heard ted cruz talking to some donors about the question who do you trust as commander in chief, he said that carson is falling on that measure. >> let me ask you about the current commander in chief, president obama came out yesterday to celebrate this landmark agreement among 195 nations to tackle climate change. so, two-part question, how big of a deal is for this president's legacy and for the planet? >> it's something that he's been pushing very hard through his presidency. it will depend on whether these 195 nations actually follow through on these
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it is a huge deal to get 195 nations to agree on everything. even looking here at home, you see all of the republican candidates against the deal, they're vowing to undo the steps that president obama has taken to implement the reductions. debates like that all over the world. will it stick? that's the question. it is not legally binding. no sanctions. it depends on the political commitment. of each country who signed. >> george, thank you very much. appreciate it. i want to remind everybody, george has a big show this morning, including an exclusive one-on-one with ben carson. coming up later this morning on "this week" right here on abc. >> looking forward to that. also looking forward to the next democratic debate this coming saturday debate. december 19th. at 8:00 eastern/7:00 central right here on abc. we do now move on to that dangerous weather slamming texas overnight. two reported tornadoes touching down, ripping apart homes, devastating an entire neighborhood.
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good morning. >> good morning. the mayor of this small town calling it a disaster area. as you look around you can see why he said that. this is part of one of the 50 homes damaged. a young child's pool tossed and flipped over by the winds. destruction really everywhere and this morning the rain not making things any better. >> tornado on the ground. >> reporter: overnight, severe storms bearing down on more than 18 million americans in the southern plains. >> wow, i think that's a tornado. >> tornado just hit my neighborhood in lindale. >> reporter: two reported tornadoes and winds gusting up to 64 miles per hour. one damaging 50 homes, tosses debris, shredding roof tops leaving only a path of destruction across eastern texas. >> they're just going inside, probably about two minutes.
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>> relatively nice, warm calm day to absolute chaos. >> reporter: this scene captured near houston. downed power lines. overturned vehicles are what's left behind. heavy downpours causing flash flooding. three to four inches falling in a matter of hours. >> several power lines down on the roadways. we have several roads closed. we have the power company out here now working. >> this comes as yet another band of heavy rain and flooding plague the pacific northwest, according to the national weather service this area has reported more than 2 feet of total rainfall so far this month. back here in texas despite the destruction you see, no reports this morning of any injuries despite the two tornados. the immediate concern with all this rain. the possibility of flash flooding. cecilia. >> kendis, thank you. rob is off this morning. we're tracking this extreme weather.
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night last night. we saw the first line of severe weather through oklahoma and texas. we saw the damage that it already did. keep in mind, a second line of storms is making its way through, 1 to 3 inches of rainfall has already fallen. heavy rainfall again. an additional 1 to 3. flash flood warnings in the region. keep in mind, this is not just for oklahoma and texas. upper midwest, look at what just got posted. flash flood watches are currently out there. this system is making its way to the north. it's spreading in through the east. the bull's eye of rain is south. yesterday overnight in through today. as we go through sunday and monday, watch this change, here comes your new threat, up towards portions of michigan. out towards minnesota, additional 2 to 4 inches of rain. rough weather is still expected. at least for the next 24 hours. >> indra, thank you. we'll turn now, though, to the new questions about the female shooter in the husband and wife terror team who carried
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bernardino. it turns out that tashfeen malik may have posted more extremists view on social media. she was still given a visa to come to america. let's get the latest now from kanya whitworth. good morning to you. >> reporter: investigators hoping to find the missing hard drive to this terrorist couples home computer. this investigation enters its 11 day. they're hoping to find more information about her postings. her footprint much larger than thought. which begs the question how could this possibly happen? overnight, one of the many funerals of the san bernardino massacre. >> he's always about taking care of those who can't take care of themselves. >> reporter: shannon johnson's brother speaking after his funeral. the hero who saved denise's life, telling her i got you. was one of three victims of the attack laid to rest saturday. as investigators work around the clock trying to piece together how this happened, this morning,
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been concluded according to the fbi, the agency telling abc news, items were retrieved but they cannot comment on whether they're related to the case. investigators saying, they were hoping to find the hard drive missing from the couple's home computer. to add to the search into their social media footprint. >> rest assured, this investigation hasn't stopped to wait for what's coming out of that lake. >> reporter: this morning, "the new york times" reporting that malik talked openly on social media about her views. writing she said she supported it and wanted to be a part of it. malik's facebook page has been taken down but authorities believe she created this page, which includes comments critical of moderate muslims. "the new york times" reported while malik's postings were not picked up in 2013 when she was
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how this could have been missed. we turn now to a major health concern for new parents in california, fears that hundreds of newborns may have been exposed to tb by a nurse. abc's aditi roy has more. on the race to track these families down. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, cecilia. this morning, some very scary news to say the least for hundreds of new mothers and their babies in the bay area. now that hospital is trying to track down all of the newborns who may be at risk of tb after being exposed to the infected nurse. this morning, a scare at a san jose, california, hospital after a nurse tested positive for tuberculosis. now officials tracking down more than 350 newborns who had contact with the nurse between mid-august to mid-november. >> tb leaves the lung and causes other problems like meningitis.
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protection of new born's very seriously when an exposure has occurred. >> reporter: hospital officials say the nurse's annual tb test in september had negative results, she showed no symptoms and was diagnosed with tb in november after treatment for an unrelated illness. doctors say blood tests are unreliable for infants and recommend that 350 potentially exposed babies undergo antibiotics. for the next six months as a precaution. abc news spoke with one parent after hearing about the possible exposure rushed her baby born in september to be tested. she learned on friday that both she and her baby are tb-free. the hospital is offering treatment and monitoring to mothers and hospital employees who also came in contact with patient zero. and in all of this, a small silver lining, officials say that she did not show some of the worst symptoms of tb,
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most contagious. they're hopeful the repercussion repercussions will be minimal. dan. >> aditi, thank you. a holiday story now that should be fun but may be dangerous. across america people are buying laser light displays for their homes but they could pose a threat to pilots. we are outside a home in washington, d.c. right now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. you can see an example of star shower laser lights on this house. just behind me. red and green dots. those are the lasers. while it looks festive, up above they can cause a problem. they're the hottest holiday decoration. across the country, star shower and similar lights nearly impossible to keep on the shelves. >> we ran out real quick. >> reporter: on top of lifting spirits, these star shower laser lights raising problems for pilots in planes overhead. >> there's a danger you could injure the crew. >> reporter: an american airlines pilot approaching dallas/ft. worth airport
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13,000 feet above the ground. sparking a warning from the faa. the agency said that it's investigating the incident. telling decorators to use caution when setting up the colorful projectors. >> if the box is aimed a little high some of the laser light will not hit the roof of the house for example, it will keep going off in space. >> reporter: or worst, right into a cockpit. last month, a pilot blasted by a laser light. >> you could see green light flooding the inside of the plane. >> reporter: only after landing learning the bright green flash had come from a christmas display. >> i was very surprised that a christmas decoration sold commercially right now off the shelf has the power to illuminate an aircraft. >> reporter: the manufacturer said in a statement to abc news, star shower should be pointed directly at your home, never directly into the sky.
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decorators are so delighted with one star shower and why not add another suddenly the whole house is lit up. and that's what can be seen from up above. >> thank you. we turn it to ron. in california. >> deadly shooting in los angeles county, raising some questions this morning. two los angeles county sheriff deputies caught on camera. fatally shooting an armed suspect in the city of linwood. on saturday. the gunman appears to be walking away as the deputy on opens fire. the sheriff's department says some witnesses said the suspect turned and pointed the weapon at the officers. police answered a call to a man firing a gun into the air. a group of protesters calling the shooting unjustified. gun scare for some holiday shoppers in pennsylvania. police say a gunman who entered a walmart late saturday evening was shot and killed by police. the suspect was allegedly carrying two hand guns and threatening customers in the store. walmart said no one else was
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also in california, 23-year-old man is under arrest accused of a hate crime and arson of a mosque. about 75 miles from the killing rampage in san bernardino. carl james was charged with setting the fire. that broke out friday in the mosque lobby. witnesses say a fire bomb was hurdle at the front door. the fbi is joining in that investigation. and, in argentina, a helicopter crash kill two members of a film crew from an mtv reality crew. the chopper went down saturday. the two were on a way for a shoot of the "the challenge." the wreckage is 200 feet under water. the cause of that crash under investigation >> and we're learning new details about pope francis' upcoming visit to mexico the vatican just releasing a schedule including a papal mass. just across the u.s. border from el paso, texas during the visit in february.
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about the issue of immigration. alabama running back derrick henry is this year's winner of the heisman trophy. henry, a junior, the number two ranked clemson tide. he set a s.e.c. record for rushing yards and tied a conference record with 23 touchdowns. he's alabama's second heisman trophy. he called the trophy a blessing and an honor. nobody's perfect, not even the golden state warriors. their 4-0 start to the season came to a screeching halt to the milwaukee bucks. bucks not the greatest team in the league. the warriors lost for the first time this season. final score, 108-95. many of the crowd wore green. 24-1 t-shirts. finally -- >> reminds me of that l.a. season where they won 33 games. >> you got that stuck in your head. >> those are my warriors. >> you can't use it every day.
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>> and celtics fan. look who's back. >> yes. >> there he is. >> this is an important day. i've made a big decision, i'm entering the race for president of the united states of america. poor jeb, you got to admit, it's pretty good plot twist that i turned out to be the smart one. >> ouch. will ferrell making his return to saturday night live, dustin off an old favorite, his impression of former president george w. bush. he also mocked donald trump mocking his proposal for his ban on muslims. comparing it to try to ban leprechauns from entering the country. >> i just think america should know as you read the newscast, there are papers flying across this. >> you noticed that. >> let's say, ron has a system. it's been working very well for a while. >> how did that happen? >> you threw it. >> no, you did it.
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indra take it away. >> three words, good morning, america. bucket list check. done that. all right, some cool stuff to show you. it's video, it's gorgeous all across the eastern seaboard. take a look, this is coney island, yesterday the high 66 degrees. new york city. no, they didn't break a record. but new york is already on its way to be the warmest december on record. so, other places, though, they're pretty warm. they did break records. places like long island, temperatures in the 70s. by the way, indianapolis, they broke their record yesterday before 8:00 in the morning. unbelievable here. persistence. we're going to cool down a little bit. this is so atypical, temperatures tomorrow, a lot of 60s and 70s are going to be out there. keep in mind, we'll be talking about a lot of wild weather across the country.
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that's the big picture. >> thanks, indra. coming up on "good morning america" -- caught on camera. home of a olympic skier's home broken into. the personal mementoes stolen. police investigating this morning. the great christmas light fights. the outrageous displays. whole neighborhoods battling it out. a preview of that big show. and kevin spacey from house of cards wants to teach you how to act.
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welcome back to "good morning america" on a sunday morning. happening right now, the big shakeup in the race for
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republican front-runner donald trump losing ground now to ted welcome back to "good morning america" on a sunday morning. happening right now the big shakeup in the race for president. republican front-runner donald trump losing ground now to ted cruz, a new poll showing cruz jumping into first place in iowa. polling ahead with a 10-point lead. amazon is reportedly concerned about the safety of one of this year's most popular christmas gifts. the company said to be considering halting the sales of hoverboards. after reports of some bursting into flames. >> like that? >> yeah, like that one. also the navy's new stealth ship to the rescue the new destroyer with its unique design answering a distress off the main coast after a fisherman reported chest pains. the ship just launched for the first time last monday. good morning, once again, everybody. coming up on the show this morning, the great christmas light fight. inside the neighborhood showing off their displays. competition is fierce. sara is already approving. unfortunately for her, she is not a judge. but first, here, caught on camera.
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of a well-known para-olympian. a skier taking home a lot of medals. >> they are rummaging through stephanie victor's house making off with jewelry, electronics and cars. even the medal she worked so hard to win. marci gonzales is here with this story. it's only on "good morning america." good morning. >> good morning. she says the thieves can keep the electronics and the money but it's the priceless keepsakes she can't replace that this champion athlete is so desperate to get back. this morning, this is not the only video on stephanie's mind. grinch-like thieves caught on surveillance camera breaking into her home leaving little behind. >> they went into our kitchen, started eating ice cream out of the freezer. over the course of the evening dismantling tv, computer, christmas gifts. >> reporter: at least eight surveillance cameras inside and
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clear picture of the suspects. and the details of their crime. but it's what else was missing from this ransacked mess that haunts victor. videos of her most treasured memories. >> stephanie victor takes over the lead. >> reporter: including this the first steps she took after losing both legs in an accident. in 1995. >> i have been shooting since the moment i woke up in icu, three years in the hospital, 14 surgeries, all of the doctors telling me you'll never walk again. >> reporter: hard drives holding the raw footage of 20 years of irreplaceable memories all stolen along with most of her olympic medals and ring. >> they say gold medalist, that doesn't mean anything to anyone. but it means something to me. >> reporter: the police finding the couple's two missing cars but nothing else, saying they're
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who in moments stole what took decades of grueling work to earn. and police are telling people in that area to keep an eye out, hoping someone will recognize the men in those surveillance videos. as for victor, she is pleading to get her videos back because she's been working on a documentary about her life. she can't continue without that footage. >> so frustrating. >> absolutely. >> thank you. indra peterson is here with more weather. >> i hear everyone saying it's warm, in the east, where's the snow. let me show you. check out keystone in colorado, a foot of snow has already fallen. beautiful out there. across the country, we're talking about advisories. not a hint of a snow, lot of it is still expected to fall out there. we're talking about see the areas, the rockies, the cascades. plenty of snow is on the way. i can't get enough of this shot.
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country, we're talking about nothing, this is december, we're supposed to be talking about, yes, snow in the eastern half of the country, instead, it's out west. that's the big p >> the weather is brought to you by petsmart. >> my first winter in new york. >> they're not normally like this. >> nope. >> so i hear. coming up on "good morning america" christmas lights on steroid. the competition for the best and the brightest. >> speaking of the best and brightest, sara what is popping on periscope? >> did you just introduce me
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all across america this time of year, people are putting up elaborate holiday displaces. now it's getting competitive. >> it sure is. it's go big or go home. abc's david wright is right there on the front lines of some of these dazzling displays. >> reporter: silent night. maybe if there's a power outage. this year, they're decking the halls of entire neighborhoods in the great christmas light fight like this one in celebration, florida, 11 houses synced up here to michael buble. keep in mind, this is a florida
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humidity, but even here, a 100% chance of a white christmas. >> when that machine goes off it's a swarm. >> reporter: celebration is one of three different neighborhoods being featured monday on abc's third annual christmas lights reality show. >> of course, we think we have the best one. >> well, i think everyone thinks they have the best one. that's true. >> reporter: three neighborhoods competing for $50,000 in prize money. in addition to celebration, there's also hawaii and gilbert, arizona. >> that is crazy! >> reporter: suddenly it's not so surprising that americans will spend $7 billion this year on christmas decorations. lucy in brooklyn looks forward to this all year long. >> i don't like to see a space. >> and she's not alone. >> that's right. >> just ask keith shaw of kranberry, new jersey, he has
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how many light bulbs? >> over 47,000 on this tree. rockefeller tree has 45,000. >> reporter: that's one feature. his wall of snowflakes. >> 6,400 lights just on the snowflake wall. >> and the fountain of lights. all of it time to flash in time with music. but there's one thing missing -- no sinatra. no springs teen. for "good morning america," david wright, abc news, new york. >> okay, cecilia, sara and i argue about this all the time. i admire the creativity. i wouldn't want to live next door. to somebody who does that. >> you know what i look like all day long. >> i agree with dan. i don't think i could survive being a next door neighbor. >> i'm agreement with your
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to watch. we would sing carols and drink hot cocoa. smile at the neighbors. >> somehow ron doesn't want to do that. >> no, he does. >> i just don't know it, right? there's more to come. you can catch the great christmas light fight tomorrow on abc. coming up, the weekend download. the movies that need to be at the top of your must-see list. chris connelly after the break. keep it here.s at -- as we head into the holidays. chris connelly after the break. keep it here.of a flare was almost always on my mind. thinking about what to avoid, where to go... and how to deal with my uc. to me, that was normal. until i talked to my doctor. she told me that humira helps people like me get uc under control and keep it under control when certain medications haven't worked well enough. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections and cancers, including lymphoma, have happened;
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that's what we're all right, time for the weekend download. today, we're helping you plan your holiday vacation. running down the must-see holiday movies. abc's chris connelly is here with his top five.
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i really do trust you. what's number five? >> the big short. comedy about the housing market's collapse. >> so obvious. >> why didn't we think about it? the writer does a great job. he wants to entertain you. so rian gosling, steve carroll. christian bale do a great job. >> number four, spotlight. >> boston globe's investigation of the archdiocese investigation of the church. probably the best reviewed film so far. beautiful writing. straightforward that everybody can enjoy and be moved by. >> ron claiborne covered that story very aggressively. >> outstanding. number three, i don't know how to pronounce this. >> the remanant. >> this is leonardo dicaprio, hugh glass, it's powering. you really go on the ride and he does an amazing job.
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likely candidate for best actor. >> number two quickly, it's carol. >> amazing movie with cate blanchett. powerful story of immediate attraction and forbidden love. >> we have limited time. i want to get to number one. which is, drum roll -- >> star wars, the force awakens. how can it not be? what are you going to talk about? you better know a lot about lebron james to get through christmas if you don't watch "star wars." i haven't seen it. >> nobody's seen it. >> nobody has seen it. hoping to see it this week. 30 years after the first film. i think people are psyched to see it with the familiar characters like luke and chewbacca and fresh face newcomers. i want to see what they do. >> i'm very excited to see it. i have made no secret of that. chris connelly, thank you very much. nice to have you here. >> nice to be here.
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"good morning america" is brought to you by liberty mutual insurance. are see car insurance in a whole new light. time for "pop news" and sara in the break has been trying to argue politics with me and actually she's winning. >> i was right, cecilia confirmed it. too bad, dan. slam dunk. meghan trainor is more than all about that bass. new song just a friend to you and sharing it for instagram. when you say i'm just a friend sfrends don't do the things they do everybody knows you love me too >> i would be one of those backup dancers. she had a great week scoring a grammy nomination. for best new artist. >> i interviewed her once, she
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i was like thank you. >> did you get that writing? >> did you go et that writing? that's amazing. she called you a dope. two different sentences. it's a matter of interpretation. if. >> minor detail. now, if you think kevin spacey is an acting genius, now you can learn how he does it. the award-winning actor offering an acting class online. giving his students an inside look. into how he approaches his roles and explaining in a trailer his philosophy. >> the craft of acting is to step into someone else's shoes, someone else's ideas, to look at something in a mirror and not see ourselves. and not feel weird. but feel free. >> i would so take that class. his class features lectures covering 29 different lessons. a workbook and even skype time. if you're going to get a lesson from someone, that's the guy to
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craft. >> how do you teach someone when you make it look so easy? he's a natural. he's not a dope like dan harris. time for a sneak peek at what makes a classic. behind the magic of snow white and the seven dwarfs. it follows walt disney's journey to create the first full length animated feature film. >> his wish from long ago came true, the biggest celebrities in hollywood were turning out for a premiere and it was his cartoon. >> walt was very nervous, he had so much at stake and had no idea if an audience would like it. >> catch behind the magic snow white and the seven dwarfs. right here on abc. i wouldn't leave you without food. counting down to the premier of the force awakens. luke's lobster provided us with their tasty lobster rolls this morning. while you're munching away --
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>> it's a luke thing. i can tell you on premiere day next friday, the restaurant is offering people named luke a free lobster roll. a very interesting promotion since luke has been absent from the trailers. you just have to have an id to get the first 25 lukes at their nationwide lotions. so, you can also be a luke, ss. we'll all go by luke this week. >> really? i'll take the pickle. >> good job on "pop news" today. appreciate it. thank you, everybody, for joining us this morning. these are good, rob? >> really good. great lobster. >> ron moonlights as my food taster. so i don't need anything else. i see whether he survived. >> we're cecilia, thank you very much for joining us. keep it here for "this week"
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