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have a good day. good morning, america. new terror raids underway right now. at least four men arrested outside london as the u.s. pledges to put more boots on the ground. special forces inside iraq and syria carrying out secret missions to capture and kill isis leaders. a massive food recall linked to an e. coli outbreak this morning. more than 150,000 products sold at some of the biggest grocery chains like costco, target and walmart potentially contaminated. that astounding $45 billion promise from facebook founder mark zuckerberg. the letter to his newborn daughter the world is reading. new details on why he's giving away 99% of his fortune to charity. why this could be the most important donation ever. over my head and one on on one with kobe bryant opening up for the first time since announcing his retirement. are you really ready to let her go? >> i am.
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>> a many. i am. >> why kobe is hanging it now. what he did not accomplish on the court and who would really win in a matchup with michael jordan. the exclusive only on "gma" this morning. and good morning, america. welcome back to robin. court time with kobe. i didn't know basketball was a girl. >> it's his first love and only love to this point and to give it up like he has, 17 times he's been an all-star. he's been in the league for 20 years, five nba championships and he's going to tell us why five is not enough. >> five is not enough. >> there is a reason why. >> he's at peace. >> he is certainly at peace. he's ready to move on. >> he looks so young. you look at him and can't believe he's retiring. >> that's the thing. when you're an athlete you're told you're old, you're old. >> there's a whole other chapter or 12 for you. breaking news, terror raids
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against isis enters a new phase with the u.s. pledging to put more special forces on the ground inside iraq and syria. abc's chief foreign correspondent terry moran is in london with the latest. good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, george. way. four men arrested. seven addresses searched as europeans brace for more attacks after paris and now know the u.s. boots on the ground fighting isis on the battlefields of iraq and syria. intensifying the pressure on isis, backing up the air strikes that have pounded their positions for months, defense secretary carter announcing a new deployment of u.s. special forces to the region. >> we're at war. we're using the might have the finest fighting force the world has ever known. >> reporter: the pentagon says 100 to 150 special forces troops will be based in iraq and
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against isis in both iraq and syria. their mission, gather intelligence, free isis hostages, kill or capture isis leaders. it's all part of the effort to carry the fight to isis. carter was grilled about how successful the american effort really is. >> are we winging, mr. secretary? >> we will win. >> are we winning now? >> we're going to win. >> reporter: but victory is still a long way off. secretary of state kerry today pleaded with nato allies to step up their efforts in the fight against isis and here in london, while those terror raids are still under way parliament will vote in afternoon on whether britain should join the bombing campaign against isis in syria after months of sitting on the sidelines but paris, it seems, has changed everything and the house of commons will likely vote to have britain join the fight today. george and robin. >> terry moran, thanks very much. >> see what that vote says. new headlines in the race for president now and more good news for donald trump as his opponents step up their attacks, a new poll out this morning shows that republican
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lead with marco rubio, ben carson and ted cruz now neck and neck for second place. abc's tom llamas has the latest. good morning. >> good morning. this is not good news for dr. ben carson. he's down seven points in about a month. why the droppy those polls feel he doesn't have the right experience or leadership qualities. as for trump, slightly higher than he was last time around when this poll was conducted and headed in the right direction. this morning, a new national poll shows donald trump not only on top but growing. >> they say that i have the most loyal people. you know, others, if you sneeze they drop you. me, i can sneeze, i can say things that i think are right. >> reporter: overnight those loyal troops in his campaign fueling the front-runner's claims that muslims celebrated on 9/11 in new jersey. tweeting this video from a local new york city station after the attack reporting on rumors of that celebration.
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destruction that they saw from the roof. >> reporter: despite the claims the video does not show any must lips celebrating on rooftops attributed to sources peppered with inaccurate information. trump's allegations fueling friction with new jersey governor chris christie. christie, who received key endorsements in new hampshire willing to take on trump over his words. >> if donald starts yelling and screaming in the middle of a speech you'll be sure i'll say, sit down and shut up. >> reporter: candidates like christie and also senator ted cruz hoping to win over voters that like a tough-talking candidate like trump. cruz detecting most criminals to a political party on tuesday. >> now, listen, here's the simple and undeniable fact. the overwhelming majority of violent criminals are democrats. >> reporter: but we couldn't find any research or statistic that shows that. the cruz campaign telling abc news, the senator based his statement on a study conducted in only three states that showed
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states registered as democrats. >> when elected democrats push to give felons the right to vote, it is a perfectly rationale and reasonable inference to say those democrats understand that the overwhelming majority of violent criminals vote democratic. >> reporter: now, back to trump, a moment of reflection, a rare moment of reflection from the billionaire last night. he talked about not serving in vietnam because of several reasons including draft number and as well as problems with his foot but last night he said he felt guilty about not serving. george. >> a different tone from trump last night. joined by new jersey governor chris christie. we saw ted cruz, the overwhelming majority of violent criminals are democrats. you're a former prosecutor. what did you think of that. >> i never noticed that in my experience but doesn't matter in the end some of this stuff that gets said. americans are worried about
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after paris nothing else is important. >> you've been talking about that a lot but coming in for some criticism by one of your predecessors, former governor thomas kaine and the rhettic he says is helping isis. >> i think he's wrong with all due respect to the governor. my point is this, why doesn't the president listen to the fbi director. he said we can't vet these people and not vet them nearly at the speed the president wants to bring them in. my point is simple, they can't be vetted, the security and safety of the american people have to be placed first and it's no more, it's -- >> he says it can't be 100%. even women and children. >> we have seen women and children play roles in terrorist attacks before. you and i both know this. and so the fact is that we can all play to the u.n. crowd and say we want to get applause from those folks around the world. i'm worried about the homeland here and the american people are worried about their safety and
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make sure folks are vetted. that is not -- that is not an unreasonable request. >> you and donald trump have been going at it a little bit more but a great story in "the new york times," comprehensive story that talks about some concern in the republican ranks about donald trump as the potential nominee and quote a prominent republican north saying if donald trump is the nominee we're going to get wiped out. is that true? >> i don't know but he's not going to be the nominee because i am. i'm not worried about that. i'm not going to speculate about anybody else the nominee because i'm in this thing to win. hampshire. and we're talking about the issues that people care about and we have been talking about those issues for months and that's why they're beginning to resonate. >> you did a big endorsement over the weekend that spurred headlines for you. you're still stuck in seventh hampshire. don't you have to win there to have a chance? >> i don't know if i have to win there but i have to do well and i think we'll figure that out once we get to january, see just
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but as you know, there have been folks that have gone second place there and declared victory as second place. >> second place a victory for you in new hampshire to donald trump. >> it depends. we'll see. we don't know that donald trump will win new hampshire either. we don't know who will win. new hampshire voters notoriously make their digs late. in the last election nearly 70% made their decision in the last two weeks so we'll be focused on continuing to work real hard up there. get our message out, do our town hall meetings and win vote, bumps at a time. >> you've also suggested voters don't want an amateur hour. don't want to re-elect senators like ted cruz and marco rubio but so far they seem to be rejecting the idea that experience is what matters in this election. >> that's only according to polls at the moment. people haven't voted yet and i think the seriousness of what's happening in paris and around the world tell people new is nice, it's wonderful, it's shiny and exciting but we had new for the last seven years and i don't think people are all that
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you need experience. people want someone there that's made these decisions. as a prosecutor and governor i've made these decisions and will be making that case in new country. >> governor christie, thanks very much. >> good to have the governor here in the studio with us. now to that massive recall. an e. coli outbreak at major chains across the country. abc's david kerley is in washington with more on that. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, robin. this started with that recall of costco chicken salad. the problem is with the celery that was inside that salad so now this big expansion of products that need to be recalled. the celery was produced by taylor farms in california and in 150,000 different products from salad kits to diced celery and onion and vegetable trays shipped to more than a dozen states mostly in the west but a couple of other states in the middle part of the country and this did no longer just costco, 7-eleven, albertsons, starbucks carries some of these products
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people were sickened eating the chicken salad. this expansion to all the other products, the agency says, is out of an abundance of caution. robin, 150,000 products, a lot. >> we move on to chicago now and more fallout from that deadly police shooting. the top cop fired as his administration faces tough questions about why the video was kept under wraps for a year of the shooting. abc's alex perez has the latest. >> reporter: the man at the helm of the chicago police department gone. mayor rahm emanuel bowing to public pressure firing garry mccarthy. >> now is the time for fresh eyes and new leadership. >> reporter: mccarthy apparently blindsided by his dismissal just hours before he was fired appearing on local morning tv talking about his intentions to stay on the job. >> i'm not going to resign. >> reporter: the major shake-up coming just one week after the release of dash cam video investigators say shows chicago
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shooting laquan mcdonald 16 times in 15 seconds. van dyke, who argues he fired because he feared for his life, posted bond then was released monday. a second dash cam video shows police pursuing mcdonald as he runs through a burger king parking lot moments before he was shot. abc news has obtained these images of an officer inside the restaurant shortly after the shooting. the burger king district manager alleges officers deleted video from cameras at the restaurant but investigators say a forensic review of the system found the video was not tampered with. and this investigation is widening. the illinois attorney general asking the u.s. department of justice to fully review the entire chicago police department. robin. >> all right, alex, thank you. now to a brand-new report from the secret service profiling the type of people most likely to pursue a mass shooting, especially those targeting the federal government. pierre thomas has this abc news
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>> reporter: the pentagon on lockdown from an active shooter. in this never before scene video of a 2010 attack obtained emotionally by abc news, watch how a routine evening suddenly becomes anything but. john patrick walks calmly toward the entrance and pulling out a 9 millimeter handgun and starts to fire. despite being grazed by bullets the officer return fire. fatally wounding him. according to investigators he was paranoid, convinced the government was spying on him. >> we continue to see these instances happen. >> reporter: it is 1 of 43 attacks on u.s. government facilities since 2001 studied by the secret service and this morning the service is calling on law enforcement and the public to watch for signs that could mean violence is coming. >> we really want to work with the public and encourage them to develop interventions. someone can intervene and make a difference. >> reporter: revealing more than half the attacks on the government involve so-called lone wolves with guns.
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been more creative from detonating bombs to crashing a plane into an irs building. and this deadly poison ricin was sent to the department of transportation. half the attackers showed signs of henceal illness but warning signs can come in many forms from radical change in appearance to one suddenly becoming withdrawn. the key is getting troubled people help before their lives unravel. >> now to amy with the morning's other top stories. >> good morning, everyone. we begin with a $300 billion compromise on capitol hill to make your morning commute a little smoother. republicans and democrats have agreed on a five-year highway spending bill that will improve the country's aging roadways. a new survey finds 24% of bridges are structurally deficient. well, a traffic nightmare in california after this tanker truck exploded. nearly 9,000 gallons of gas going up in flames. remarkably the driver is okay. more frightening moments for
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blinding lasers pointed at them from the ground below. in phoenix three planes were hit with lasers over a two-hour period. in washington a coast guard chopper was grounded because of a laser threat. the price is right for a record deal in the major leagues. david price, you get what i did there has reportedly agreed to a seven-year, $217 million deal with the red sox. that makes him the highest paid pitcher in history. no pressure, price. all right, finally take a look at this. it could be the best christmas card photo ever. a politician in australia got his family together for this photo. you see his wife and threen so, sons number one and number two beaming for the camera hugging mom there. the little guy, not so much. yeah, he chose to pout on the side. probably really waiting for that photo shoot to be over. >> we've all been there, pal. >> i feel you, buddy. >> i love they used that photo. this sums up our life. >> i love it.
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all right, guys, want to turn to that $45 billion baby announcement. facebook founder mark zuckerberg promising to give away 99% of his shares of the company to charity in a letter to his newborn daughter. abc's cecilia vega is here with more. >> reporter: billion with a "b." little max was born early last week weighing 7 pounds, 8 ounces but that other number announced along with her birth with those private parents that is makes big headlines this morning. her name is max chan-zuckerberg. and the proud parents beaming announcing her to the world in a letter posted where else but on facebook. max, we love you and feel a great responsibility to leave the world a better place for you and all children. and with that, a promise not just to their daughter, but to the world. facebook founder mark zuckerberg and his wife priscilla chan
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their facebook shares, the value, a mind-blowing $45 billion. >> having this child has made us think about all of the things that should be improved in the world for her whole generation. >> we need to make sure that there are investments in programs that ensure that the future isn't going to be like today. the future is going to be better than today. >> reporter: the investments they're promising, in education, medical research, internet access, community building and the potential impact? life-changing. >> whenever this kind of a gift is made other philanthropists take note. they say, if he did it, why can't i? >> reporter: the new parents hopeful for the future of their little girl and the world she'll grow up in writing, we wish you a life filled with the same love, hope and joy you give us. we can't wait to see what you bring to this world. love, mom and dad. zuckerberg also announcing that he's taking a two-month
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when that $45 billion donation is complete, it will be larger than the bill and melinda gates foundation. little max will love reading that letter one day. >> absolutely. so nice he's giving away this money while he's still young and watch it. >> be put to good for a long time. incredible video.
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i got a good morning. 7:20. cloudy skies and fog. the intersection of 66, the columbus here on the west side toward lincoln center, 47 degrees, wet streets and sidewalks and more rain on the way. 48 jfk. and 46 around islip. and 54 down the shore. the big batch of rain right here, raining throughout the day and into the afternoon. and the rain gear handy. rain and 57 this afternoon. i wish i could write that letter and promise my baby a good forecast but i can't. not in chicago this morning. i'll have that coming up in your nation's weather. how about that one. >> we promise you'll be a great mom. >> oh, thank you. >> that's for sure. so much more ahead. new details in the death of a newly elected mayor found in his own home.
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make it out okay but a pet cad died. crews will remain on the scene to monitor hot spots this morning. we expect a court hearing today to clear the way for a return to new york for bronx man accused of repeatedly stabbing the mother of his child. he is the city transit worker but eyewitness news learned that he once served as a police officer in new jersey. he is also accused of kidnapping his 3-year-old daughter and triggering an amber alert. the little girl is fine. her mother remains in critical condition. the accused killer will be back in court this afternoon pushing to have the charges dismissed. hesitationing a retrial for 1979 kidnapping and murder. the trial is set for late february to give a new prosecutor time to prepare. his first trial ended with a deadlocked jury voting 11-1 to convict. when we come back, a look "many patients and their doctors unfortunately are not aware of the options available to
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7:27. extra security will be onhand when the rockefeller christmas tree lights up in manhattan tonight. the annual ceremony begins at 7:00. crowds will notice more police officers than in previous years though there's no specific threat. umbrella, backpacks and large bags are prohibited and watch out for street closures throughout the area. it is time to check the commute. >> the gridlock alert day today. so leave the car at home if you can. and let's take a look here. new england thruway northbound near exit 16, that jackknifed tractor-trailer, two lanes closed down. and cross bronx near the hamilton bridge, another accident. and inbound george washington bridge, outbound 35 miles per hour because of the weather. and street cleaning rules in effect. back to you. >> thank you. and meteorologist bill evans with the accuweather forecast. >> cloudy skies and fog. and we're showing you the
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47 degrees. these numbers are way warm, about 10 breeze warmer than normal. and another big batch of rain is poised to come our way. and then we will see some heavier rain this afternoon, temperatures should be around 57. very mild. >> thank you, sir. and that's the news for now. coming up on "good morning america," the revealing
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it must be a decision that comes from the heart so once i knew this was it might as well say it. >> kobe bryant explaining his retirement decision to robin right there. one of the best players of all time of the big question, is he the greatest? i guess you got into that with him. >> #greatestofalltime. g.o.a.t. is a good thing. the u.s. is stepping up the war on isis, defense secretary ash carter pledging to put more boots on the ground up to 150 special forces will be conducting secret missions inside iraq and syria gathering intelligence and capturing terror leaders. a very happy update on a story we've been following. nfl player devon still says his daughter leah is cancer-free. leah is cancer-free.
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evidence of the disease. i had a chance to spend time with him at the espys. the way he talks about his little girl, i know he's ecstatic. >> what a happy story. we're so excited to have the brand-new stars of "star wars," daisy ridley, john boyega are here just ahead. their first live tv appearance ever. no pressure. no pressure and the stormtroopers, oh, they're ready to stand guard. r2-d2. >> very chatty this morning. >> is he shaking already? a special "star wars" segment coming up. we begin with a different story. mysterious death, the mayor of juneau, alaska, found dead in his home. greg fisk had injuries on his body but they revealed little else about the investigation. abc's neal karlinsky here with the latest. good morning, neal. >> reporter: george, good morning. this really is a mystery in the heart of alaska. they're not sure if they're
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just really want to know what killed juneau's mayor. this morning alaska's capital is reeling, the question many asking, was it murder or just an accident? newly elected mayor greg fisk discovered dead in his own home just five weeks after being sworn into office here in juneau. monday, the 70-year-old's body was found by his dealt son. police say he did have injuries but the cause of death is uncertain? speculation what caused those injuries. that's why we need to get a cause of death determined so we know. >> reporter: this was fisk in a recent debate. >> but ultimately we can't cut our way into prosperity but grow the economy. >> reporter: he beat the incumbent for the mayor's office with two-thirds of the vote. well liked, full of ideas and seemingly healthy. >> this was very shocking. this was a tragic event and very devastating for our assembly and our city and the entire community. >> reporter: at this point police don't know if fisk's
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police say they're exploring all possible scenarios. an autopsy will be conducted this week to try to figure out what killed the mayor. for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. there don't appear to be any gunshots and police say it'll be up to the autopsy to determine whether this is a criminal investigation or not. they hope to have those results sometime over the next couple of days. >> so strange. just elected a couple weeks ago. >> yeah. now to a dramatic rescue that played out, the desperate 911 call, a family washed away in their suv and trapped by deadly floodwaters. abc's ryan owens has that story for us. >> we're in the water. the car's under the water. we need help. >> reporter: 911 is nothing short of a life line for a family whose suv is swept off the road by floodwaters. >> where are the babies? >> i've got two of them in my
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in a tree. >> reporter: that's the voice of britta frank holding her 1-year-old and 3-year-old sons but her 6-year-old miguel is just out of reach clinging to the same tree that snagged his mother's suv in the middle of an oklahoma creek friday. her 72-year-old grandmother is holding on to the vehicle too. >> honey, i've got fire, medical, all headed your way, okay? >> please stay on the phone, i'm scared. >> reporter: even the kids seemed to grasp how close they are to death. >> mom, i love you so much. >> i love you, baby. >> that's not the way it's supposed to happen especially for my babies. >> reporter: this morning frank and her family are safe and tell abc news in this interview it's i miracle they got out of that suv at all. >> i had the child locks on the back windows and i knew there was no way that i was going to be able to get that window down and it just went down. >> reporter: the family spent about 45 minutes in that frigid water.
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>> they're coming right behind us. >> reporter: before rescuers showed up with ropes. >> i was thinking we can't let any of these people die. >> reporter: and they didn't. three generations of one family saved just in time. for "good morning america," ryan owens, abc news, dallas. >> that one gives you chills. >> you hear that call, yes. glad they're okay. coming up a hollywood producer vanishes without a trace. the urgent search right now. >> and next we go one-on-one with kobe bryant. the lakers star leaving the corps after two decades and what does he really think would win in a matchup? would it be? would it be m.j., michael jordan, jordan or kobe? >> i'm not picking. >> i'm not heart. you'll see. come on people are coming out to the nation's capital to support an important cause that can change the way you live for years to come. how can you help? by giving a little more, to yourself. i am running for my future. people sometimes forget to help themselves. the cause is retirement,
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the l.a. lakers. i went one-on-one with kobe about his big decision. >> kobe bryant. >> reporter: it is the end of an era. >> whoa. >> reporter: records shattered. respect earned. and now after 20 years and 5 nba championships, kobe bryant will say good-bye to his first love, basketball. everybody wants to know why now? >> it's the right time. there's no point in really belaboring it or dragging it out or saying, well, leave the door open in case i don't know something may change. i don't think this is something, a decision you can allow have to outside influences to dictate whether or not you continue to play. it must come from you. so once i knew this was it, might as well say it. >> how did you know this was it? >> i try to have at least 15 minutes of still time and just kind of sit in my thoughts in the morning and meditate. normally what happens with me my mind would always drift to the
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and then i found myself sitting there my mind wouldn't drift to the game all the time anymore and that's when i realized it's getting close. >> not just 20 years but 20 years with the same team, the l.a. lakers. >> extremely. it means everything to me. i was such a huge laker fan growing up. a die-hard laker fan, magic posters, magic t-shirts and was my dream and to be here for 20 years and get to know some of my mentors it's been a dream come true. >> the fans, the letter that you wrote, you wanted to speak to your fans first. why? >> well, because i think it was important for them to know how much they meant to me. the letter still doesn't do it justice and how important they've been. how vital they've been in my career and i mean we grew up together and that's such a beautiful thing. >> was it a slow process to get here or was it just one of those light switch went off and you
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>> it's a whole process and something that evolved over the last three years with the achilles injury that really frightened me because my career could be over now. it scared me. what am i going to do next, trained hard and came back the next season and fractured my knee and trained harder and tore my shoulder and then it was juice like, oh -- this is one thing after the next so it was kind of a slow she-year process of kind of evolving to get where i am. >> the 17-time all-star calls himself his biggest critic and admits this season is far from his best. do you feel you're being treatly fairly this season being your last and all that you have done for the sport? >> yeah, i mean i wouldn't have it any other way. you can't just sit around and expect everyone to give praise all the time. you got to be able to take the good with the bad. one of the most important things i can share with the younger generation is to accept it all. don't have any expectations or lean on or rely on positive
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>> have you accomplished everything that you've wanted to on the court? >> no. no. i wanted eight championships as a dreamy kid growing up, i wanted eight. >> why eight? >> because magic had five and michael had six and, okay, i'll win eight and had an opportunity to have seven and didn't work out. >> you have talked about wanting to have your place in the history of this game. top five players of all time. who would those five players be and would you crack the starting five. >> no, i would never put myself in the starting five ever. i put the people that i learned the most from being jordan, magic, bird, hakeem olajuwon and jerry rice. >> when you see that hashtag go by your name. >> it's fantastic to be mentioned in the same breath as those players honestly to me, that's everything. we'll sit and debate endlessly who would win on a one-on-one matchup between me and m.j.
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>> he would win some and i will win some. that will go on forever. >> reporter: although he said his good-byes, i had to ask. are you really ready to let her go? >> i am. i am. i am but i'm carrying this with me no matter what. internal internalally my love, my passion everything i learned from it will be with me. >> he's at peace. >> his thinking is so clear on all those issues. >> he talks about the fact that he grew up for a time in italy. his dad played pro ball. he speaks fluent italian. he has other interests and tomorrow we'll get into what is his next. what he's going to do next but it's hard. can you imagine if you're told something that you love, that you've thought about since you were yea high and told you can't do that anymore but that's what -- >> excited about what's ahead. >> he is and we will discuss that and, of course, i had to ask him michael jordan or -- >> yeah. >> he could be a politician.
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>> but he really appreciates -- he's getting dumped on a lot by the press. he's having a horrible season. the word that he used, crap, that's how he describes how he's playing right now. they played in philadelphia's hometown, the sixers won it -- won their first game of the season. kobe had 20 but you could just tell that he's ready to move on. >> at peace is the perfect way to say it. >> you're going to see what happens when we play a little word association game with kobe bryant. go to on yahoo and you can see that. part two tomorrow. coming up, the new "star wars" stars, john boyega and daisy ridley are here live. their stunned reactions to seeing themselves in the movie for the first time.] the whipped cream sea be extra whippy! [ laughing ] together: ahhhhhhhhhhh! yarrrr, it be the twizzler. run!
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i can't believe it. >> "star wars" film star daisy ridley watching herself in the trailer for the new film for the first time. it's her first movie role. here's john -- >> it's amazing. >> watching himself show this. there's john watching the trailer first time. >> yep, yep.
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>> yep, yep. yep. >> over the sofa. out of your minds with excitement so give me what's running through your mind as you're watching that, your first movie role in "star wars." >> it was in the middle of the night so i was really tired which i think is funny but it took many, many years of work and to see it come together was very moving. >> and for you, the couch jumping moment. >> i mean i just saw myself going up against kylo ren and on the set i didn't see myself like that so i had to jump over the sofa. >> i love it. >> that is how you do it. we'll talk more with both of you coming up on "gma" and we will be right back. so great to have you here. coming up, "baby oh! baby," brought to you by baby ddrops, the sunshine vitamin in just one drop. some cash back cards love to overcomplicate things. like limiting where you earn bonus cash back. why put up with that? but the quicksilver card from capital one
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i was out in the dining room, you know, meeting the residents and i had a gentleman stop me and ask me if i made his dinner. he had lost his wife recently, but i didn't know that.
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what a pity. back here on "gma" the pictures tell the weather story. this is a legit snowman in fargo, north dakota. that storm has now moved to the east but look at this picture. also in oregon, big-time ice and winds waking up this morning.
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veterinarians. good morning. 56:00. it's wednesday, december 2nd. topping headline, crews put/a fire this morning on staten island after burning through several homes. flames broke out last night inside the vacant home and spread to two other homes. four firefighters were hurt. right now, crews are monitoring hot spots. new jersey governor chris christie on "gma" minutes ago and he is sticking to his hard line on keeping syrian refugees out of the country. >> the fbi director said we can't vet them and not vet them nearly at the speed the president wants to bring them in. the fbi director says they can't be vetted, the the security and safety of the american people have to be placed first. and it's no more complicated than that. >> the governor says president barack obama should be more worried about the security of the american people and less concerned about winning
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7:57. we check the commute. >> we are going to talk about the subways as we go to the l trains. we have some switching problems. and that's at 8th avenue. and they have been repaired but you may experience delays. and on to the cross bronx expressway, another accident being cleared away. and at the bridge itself, coming inbound 35 minutes plus the speeds are down to 35 miles per hour. and lincoln is 45. holland is a 30 minute delay. gridlock alert day and street cleaning rules in effect. and bill evans with the forecast. >> cloudy skies and more rain on the way. so wet street, 48 degrees. look at the temperature, they're really mild and the wins are very light and mostly southbound. and look at the batch of rain to the west, that gets here in a couple hour, making for a rainy midday and afternoon. and looking at a mild afternoon, 57 degrees. sunshine and windy, chilly weather tomorrow. and a beautiful weekend. and a mild one coming up.
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that's the news for now. coming up on "good morning america," the knew science
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good morning, america. it's 8 a.m. and vanished without a trace. a high-powered hollywood producer who worked on blockbuster films from "the avengers" to "x-men" disappears. meg ryan speaks about aging revealing she's body proud. the actress and mom getting candid about beauty and hollywood. and is picking the perfect present the hardest part of your holiday? >> i love my wife but she sucks at giving gifts. >> the science that finally reveals how to give gifts right. you'll meet the husband who can't seem to pull it off. is he the worst gift giver ever? we'll help him live right here. and the hottest new "star wars" stars about to take over the galaxy. daisy ridley. >> i'm right. >> and remember how we first met john boyega?
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square for their first live interview ever. >> both: good morning, america. >> the force is strong with you. >> they're already pros. >> they are. ready to go. a whole bunch of stormtroopers also this morning taking over times square. >> uh-oh. i see someone else. >> a villain. it is "star wars" week right here on "gma." >> i love being here in times square. >> people don't even bat an eye. >> of course, of course, but there they are, the two newest superstars, daisy ridley and john boyega. and they're with an oldie but a goody. >> shhh. >> telling him to be quiet. >> their adventure is just beginning. >> it really is and we'll talk to them straight ahead. >> looking forward to that. also this morning, this medical alert, right. >> big medical alert for millions of americans struggling to get some sleep. how do sleeping pills really affect you?
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risks you may not know about. and some new techniques so you can finally get some rest. >> one time can we just have the camera on amy, how she gets up here and how she ducks behind the camera and it's just so there. watching, right. >> high intensity exercise. >> that last little burst but she's there. >> all in four-inch heels. good morning to you. the big story we have a serious story, new protests in chicago overnight following that shooting death of laquan mcdonald. mayor rahm emanuel firing the head of the city's police department, but protesters say, you know, that is not enough. some are demanding the mayor himself resign. meanwhile, illinois' attorney general is asking the justice department to investigate whether the chicago police department's practices violate federal law. well, at least four men have been arrested near london this morning picked up on terror charges in a series of raids. authorities say the arrests are not related to the paris attacks. today british lawmakers are
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bombing campaign against isis in syria. it comes as the pentagon prepares to send more special forces into iraq. but this morning some troubling news. a u.n. report warns isis fighters are building a new stronghold in libya with 3,000 of them now in that country. and a new poll in the race for president showing donald trump's lead growing. senator marco rubio has now taken over second place in a national poll with ben carson slipping seven points into third place. tied with ted cruz. and now to the frantic search for a hollywood producer who worked on a string of blockbuster films has not been seen since last week. abc's matt gutman has more from l.a. >> reporter: eric kohler with credits in action flicks like "the avengers," "x-men" and "world. what z" is now at the center of a mystery vanishing in southern california >> i'm a devastated dad. i want my son back. i want him to come home. i can't find him.
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only have these surveillance images to go on so far. his brand-new range rover pulling out of the shopping center at 4 p.m. tuesday then his cell phone stops pinging and the trail goes cold. >> he has no history in the past that he's been missing for this length of time. >> reporter: kohler's family suspects foul play saying it's not like the friendly goofball on his social media account to just disappear. >> he would never just throw it away. like -- >> he loves his job. >> he works so hard. he loves what he does. he is ambitious. >> reporter: his family shattered. >> it's a living nightmare. it's really -- it's the hardest thing i can ever tell you to go through. >> reporter: for "good morning america," matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. we hope they get some answers soon, matt, thank you. finally an unlikely lottery winner. rodney meadows of modesto,
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$30 scratch tickets and cashed in. he won a thousand dollars. that's amazing and most of us would just run home to celebrate but not rodney. he took that money and bought three more tickets and take a look at the result. there he is holding if you can't see the number there, a $10 million check. that is what he won on the next round of tickets. he was in such disbelief he asked the clerk to check the ticket twice. yep, he won $10 million. he hasn't decided what to do with the money yet but i have an idea he could buy me a lottery ticket. >> third time is the charm. >> exactly. >> wow. >> thanks, amy. let's go to lara. >> an unbelievable story. thank you so much, george. here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." meg ryan is in the headlines saying that age shouldn't be a headline. the rom-com queen opening up about hollywood and beauty. and a medical alert about sleeping pills and the risks you may not know about. you will want to hear dr. jen ashton with us live. then you may have heard it's
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speaking out tell inging "porter" magazine "there are more important conversations than how women look and how they are aging." >> she probably has been hurt about it. i think intelligently she's looked to find out how she can deal with it. i think she's also like all women, very sensitive about her changing face. >> reporter: the american sweetheart making headlines in the past few years facing criticism over her changing looks. ryan alluding to the media attention saying in the interview, i don't pay a lot of attention frankly. there's a lot of hatred in the world today. it's so easy to judge. imagine being a hater, how stupid. >> when i think a woman has not been in the public eye for a very long time those images that the paparazzi capture become in the public consciousness how she looks. >> reporter: it's been a busy year for the mother and actress. >> it's meg ryan. >> oh, my gosh.
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pop culture pop show "billy on the street." >> meg ryan invented the scrunched nose. >> reporter: and recently make her directorial debut in "ithaca" starring alongside tom hanks. saying i love my age, i love my life right now. i love the person i've become, the one i've evolved into. >> pleased to meet you. >> reporter: for "good morning america," linzie janis, abc news, new york. >> oh, i love that movie. >> i love all her movies. >> so happy that she's -- >> a career behind the camera. >> the latest issue of "porter" available globally on friday. over the counter and prescription medications. one in eight americans use them. are they always the best alternative? becky worley takes a look. >> reporter: insomnia, tossing, turning, desperate to get a little shut-eye.
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and haven't for many years and on the average it's 4 to 4 1/2 hours a night. >> reporter: brenda suffered with it for 25 years and tried prescription medication but rarely takes it for fear of becoming addicted. >> i've tried almost everything i'm aware of to try. i have changed my bedding, i have blackout shades, i've changed my eating habits. >> reporter: but lots of americans do take prescription medication. in 2013, 9 million americans had prescriptions for sedatives. recently though some studies suggest sleeping pills may increase the risk of psychiatric issues and even cancer for some people. though a definitive cause and effect link has not been established. >> i think sleep aids should be used for an acute need but they're not the best use for long-term care of your insomnia. >> reporter: so this past fall brenda underwent a sleep test at the university of chicago medical center. the results she had 32 brief awakenings every hour so now she's trying something alternative. a behavioral modification program.
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computer work because of the blue light they were sharing with me eating earlier, no alcohol. >> reporter: it's also recommended for sleep restriction. only get in bed when you're sleepy. no tv, no devices. if after 30 minutes you can't sleep, get up and go somewhere else. >> cognitive behavioral therapy allows the patient to approach the bed and restructure their thought process so that the bed is for sleeping and it's not a stressful experience. >> reporter: employing new behavioral changes brenda is now tracking her sleep. the first night netted six hours and a month into the program she's averaging five hours, an improvement she says. >> anything could help me i'm willing to do because i'm goal driven to get this taken care of. >> reporter: for "good morning america," becky worley, abc news, oakland, california. >> let's talk to dr. jen ashton about this. we heard a little about the consequences of prescription medications. >> right. >> what more do we know. >> not a lot. that's the problem.
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literature past 12 months of use. how the big classes of sleep aids work. basically the valium or xanax class, the ambien class of medication both work similarly in the brain, sedating. the problem is associated risks of long-term use, what is in the literature, not great. you can see issues with brain, memory function, heart, in terms of high bleep. g.i. system, nausea, vomiting, ab dom nall pain, weight gain, menstrual irregularities, you have to balance those risks against the risks of being sleep deprived. >> it's not the kind of thing you want to be doing every night. >> i agree. >> what about over the counter. >> two main classes, you have the sedating antihistamines like benadryl, and then the sleep hormone melatonin. the thing with these antihistamines, they will increase the time you spend asleep but they make that sleep less good quality and the next day you will be more sleep
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melatonin good for something like jet lag but it's a hormone not regulated by the fda. >> not regulated at all. >> only if they find a problem after it's on the shelf. >> what other tips do you have. >> the onus of responsibility has to be on the medical community of we cannot write a prescription for a sleep aid and send someone on their way for life and take it forever. if you need to cut or taper down some cannot be stopped abruptly. you can cut it in half, alternate one day on, one day off, i recommend trying it on a weekend because you don't want to be sleep deprived when you go to work. >> makes a lot of sense, jen ashton, thanks very much. over to amy. >> we were taking notes over here. now to something many of us struggle with this time of year. finds the perfect gift for someone special. >> it is hard. >> a story trending big in "the wall street journal" shows how science can truly help us all. abc's nick watt explains. >> i love my wife but she sucks
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>> reporter: many of us are garbage at gift giving. we are claire on "modern family." >> i got nothing. i'm so screwed. >> reporter: you don't have to be that person. seasonal science is here to help. psychologists and retail researchers actually spend time on this. number one, give something of yourself. a book you love. a 2k3wi69 card to a restaurant you love. that is love. meaning. they'll think well of you. number two, less is more. don't throw a little gift in with a big one. subconsciously the receiver will value late the average cost and be underwhelmed. number three, just give. you'll enjoy it and experiments toddlers show greater pleasure in giving than receiving. someone who could use these tips, kayla moncur's husband. >> what did he get me? it's a paper shredder. >> reporter: oh, dear.
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entire stocking full of hand warmers then there was this ridiculous hat that we live in mesa, arizona, like the need for this kind of hat is just really limited. >> ah. >> nick, thank you for that of we're joined by kayla and aaron moncur from their home in warm, mesa, arizona. here with us is lori bergamotto from "good housekeeping" magazine. thanks for being with us. >> thank you for having me. >> lori, i want to start off with aaron and kayla, i understand, aaron, sorry, a lot of hate heaped on you there. you have kept one of the least successful gifts, let's call it that. >> what was the least successful gift? >> yes, i understand you kept it? >> oh, it's the hat. well, that depends who you ask. i guess kayla thinks so. >> why did you choose the hat? you had a reason behind it there. i'm going to defend you there.
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>> she's always cold and she's into fashion and you look at this hat and it's just -- it's beautiful. how could someone not like that. >> extreme fashion. >> beauty in the eye of the beholder, perhaps. lori, what about the studies? do you think they can help us be better gift givers? >> i love the idea they studied the gift giving aspect from a scientific aspect and anything that helps you give better gifts i am in favor of. >> why is it so difficult. >> when you love someone and trying to give a gift the stakes are so high. you really want to show them i love you. here's the reflection of how much i love you. but i think what matters more to someone is not spending $500 on a gift, but spending more than five minutes thinking about what to get. >> that rule you're not supposed to add the kicker gift to the big gift. >> totally shocked me too. from a personal perspective i
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but i think that all that matters is that the person feels like they're getting an intangible memory of from this tangible gift. >> all right, so not to set up aaron here because now we've just told everyone how to fine the perfect gift. >> how did you doey. >> i understand you have a christmas gift that you're going to give it a little early right now. >> that's right. are we ready right now. >> go for it. >> good luck. >> here, bring it out. >> crossing her fingers. >> open quickly. >> let's do a close-up. >> oh. it's like lots of like body stuff. and it smells nice. oo. ochlto oo. >> i like a candle. >> why did you pick that? what was your thinking? >> well, she's been burning candles in the house lately and
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know she likes them so we walk past a bath & body works and i thought let's just get her a big gift basket of all things scenty and nice. >> i think that's thoughtful. >> yay. good job, aaron. >> nice effort. >> yeah. and it is different how you buy for men and women. >> it really is and your wife. >> it is and the thing is don't start looking just the week before the holiday, you know, you want to not look for a date the week before valentine's day. >> presents are nice. being present is even better. >> momma always knows best. >> there you go. >> want to thank our couple for putting that out there. >> they're so cute. >> they're adorable. thank you. merry christmas.
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>> we are being present out thank you very much. 8:23. as we look here to the wet streets and sidewalk, more rain on the way today, 48 degrees. 46 on long island. and 48 toward the east end. 50s to the south. more rain coming. there's a big batch in west virginia and pennsylvania coming in today. and temperatures will be mild today. we will get up to 57. and rain will end tonight. you will need the rain gear. tonight, windy >> oh, lara, all i want to do is push these buttons but he says that's not a good idea, right? >> don't touch the buttons. no touchy the buttons. thank you, ginger. "pop news," everybody. so break out your best puffy shirt. why?
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residency at one of new york's most historic theaters, the veteran comedian announcing he will perform at the beacon once a month through june and maybe beyond, we hope. if he enjoys himself he'll stay. he blatantly stole the idea from billy joel who's been performing monthly sold out shows at madison square garden. tickets for seinfeld's show go on sale monday just in time for anyone celebrating festivus >> that's a perfect size. >> a great gift idea. the gift of laughter. >> i like that. >> festivus for the rest of us. >> speaking of billy joel, everybody, the piano man is moving out. before he ever moved in apparently. selling two side-by-side properties in the palm beach area for $29 million. which is not bad considering he bought them less than two years ago for less than $12 million. he has a great idea for real estate. the properties, well, the one
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bed-room mansion that you're seeing pictures of and a large undeveloped parcel of land. no word on whether joel is heading to allentown, we do know he is always in a new york state of mind. i had a little extra time while writing that one. baby has released its list of the most popular names and this year the most popular include jackson for boy, listen up there, ginger, and sofia for girls. that's the top name. >> ah, look how cute she is. >> little baby girl. >> a surprising new trend that some might find disturbing. parents naming their kids after instagram filters. >> what? >> this is not a joke. >> on the list, lux, a boy's name or i guess a girl too, an effect that adds contrast. that was the most popular instagram inspired name and ludwig. enhances light in a picture and valencia, okay, which is a pretty name but it's an instagram filter.
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>> that could be a pretty fame for a girl. >> we have not seen any big jumps in names like selfie or snapchat. >> but you could in just a few weeks. >> oh, little selfie zee. >> you're so cute. >> selfie zee. >> that would be great. >> go ahead. >> tricked me. i thought i had time. george, i don't have time. this is the fourth time i've tried to do the story. i'm saving it for tomorrow. the "star wars," the newest stars coming up, john boyega, daisy ridley are here live,
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good morning. it 27:00 on this wednesday, december 2nd. headlines that the hour, new video released this morning shows a taxicab robbery in manhattan. it happened early sunday morning between 5th and madison. one man walked up to the parked taxi with a gun and took $160 if the victim sitting inside the car. and another man kept watch. no one was hurt. crews put out a fire that reignited this morning on staten island after burning through several homes there. flames broke out last night inside of a vacant home. and then spread to two other homes.
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fight -- four firefighters were extra security will be onhand when the rockefeller christmas tree lights up midtown manhattan tonight. the ceremony begins at 7:00. crowds will notice more police officers than in previous years although there's no specific threat. umbrella, backpacks and large bags are prohibited. and watch out for street closures in the area. lest get a check on the commute. hi. >> historically, this is a gridlock alert day.
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mass transit if you can. the airport, laguardia, 45 minute delays. jfk, 30 minute delays. and newark departure delays up to an hour. and the belt parkway to the eastbound side, that accident is being cleared away. metro north, long island railroad, new jersey transit is, the subway, all doing just fine. no major problems and an accident investigation 58th street 2nd and 3rd. and street cleaning rules if effect. >> thank you. and over to bill. >> good morning. a break in the action as you can see. folks are out, no umbrellas yet but streets will remain wet and more rain on the way, temperature 48. and looking at 47. 50s down the jersey shore. there's the next batch of rain for midday and the afternoon. the temperatures will be around 57. very mild and just a little light wind out of the south. that keeps the warm air coming up. and rain through tonight. and then we've got windy sunshine tomorrow and a nice mild weekend coming up. all right. >> all
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welcome back to "star wars" week. you just saw there john boyega one of the think stars of the film along with daisy ridley, and so we want to get straight to robin who is with them. >> in the social square, these two 23-year-olds right here taking the galaxy by storm. they were launched to stardom only two years ago when cast in "the force awakens" and the rest is history in the making. welcome, daisy ridley and john boyega. >> how are you doing? nice to have you here with us. >> good morning. in good morning. is it tough to be up this early? the sitede of the pond like that. you saw the movie. what did you think, john?
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it's so good. it is so good. this is a great reminder that "star wars" is back after so long and this is just a great balance between the new generation and the old full of action, full of passion and it's quite emotional. i enjoyed it. >> how about for you, daisy. >> the first time i've seen myself do something so i was quite overwhelmed so looking forward to seeing it again so i can be like, okay. >> this is your first movie ever. i heard you cried on the way to the airport after watching it as it settled in. >> i did. no, because i came out and i was like, yeah, i'm cool and in the car i was like -- the whole way and the whole way home the ten-hour journey. >> you are front and center and it's wonderful to see a female character in "star wars" being one of the major story lines. what do you think that says for young girls. >> it's really exciting. the way i think about it if i had a little sister i would be
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film and think -- i mean, we were just talking about jennifer lawrence, the katniss everdeen thing has been so progressive for the female audience. >> way cooler. >> nice to continue that thing. >> is it true you all didn't even have the scripts that they were secretive about the scripts in the beginning. >> yeah, it was sort of messed up. during auditioning they would have you come to pinewood studios to learn your lines then you'd have to go home and try to trace back what you learned and most of the time it just went out of my head and bottled it during the audition but still got. >> i like your confidence. i just bottled it. it was a gait experience but had you to be so secretive. >> i didn't even want to take it. i think if the option was there it would be like, no, because it's just terrifying. what if you lost it. >> someone did lose it. >> someone did. >> yeah, someone did. >> we're part of the disney family. >> yes.
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ahead of time when we're speaking to actors. we didn't -- we have been seen it yet. that's how secretive and under wraps it is. i know robert downey jr. has been somebody that you -- has been a mentor to you. this must mean the world to you to have someone like that give you advice. i know you don't want to share the advice he's given you but just to have him. >> it's great. the only issue i have with robert is that sometimes when he's doing these interviews for big shows i have to wait for him. no, but it's been great having someone that's had so much experience to try and like talk me through this whole thing that's going down right now. did you see yourself in times square? >> i did. >> i saw myself in times square. >> did you see it on the big screen. >> yeah, so weird. so strange. >> just for people at home, help them understand what it must be like for you two to be on the cusp of this greatness that the people that -- it's going to be soon, unfortunately, you won't be able to walk in times square
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>> i felt like for the past couple of years i've been living in the twilight zone and think, oh, like the first few months of filming i cannot remember, i was just like overwhelmed and so emotional. so i think in a few years to look back will be -- right now it just seems exciting but also unreal. it doesn't feel like it's going on. >> let us learn a little bit more about each other here. i hear, daisy, this man -- is a great -- imper nations. >> yeah, yes. >> what? >> from shrek -- >> come on, hit it. >> i cannot say that shrek was here at this present time so i won't say in terms of the time difference he might be here in 15 minutes. >> right? >> he nailed it. >> that was a morning gingerbread man. >> that like made me exhausted. >> i thought of seeing him all over again and for daisy, is it about the singing. >> yes.
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>> daisy has a fantastic singing voice to the point where we challenge daisy on set not to sing for 24 hours. she couldn't do it. we were an hour out of wrap and she sang one note, la and everybody just gave her a round of applause. she couldn't make it through the whole day. >> broadway, perhaps in the future? >> oh, i mean i saw "the color purple" last night and it was so unbelievable and you think, i wish i can be that. >> you can be. >> "the color purple." i love that. >> have you seen it. >> yes, yes, and they were here. >> yeah, yeah, yeah. >> jennifer hudson, whoo. so, if you were not doing this, what would you be doing? >> if i wasn't acting? >> uh-huh. >> you know, probably a cartoonist, i like to sketch, i like to draw. probably something along those lines. >> aren't you already working on a plan b? >> plan b, i'm just off of the education side of things so i
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>> yeah, i'm going to be on set. i'll be on the set. >> notice the difference between the two. >> okay. >> john and daisy, remember this moment. bottle it. treasure it. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> we wish you all the very, very best. >> thank you. >> and very excited for everybody and "star wars: the force awakens" flying into theaters december 18th and you are part of a big surprise, don't go anywhere. just ahead, stick around, that will be in a few minutes. first outside to ginger. >> we will stick around for that surprise.
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we can't wait >> all that weather brought to you by belfor property rest restoration restoration, restoring more than property. celebrating "star wars" all week. this morning disney and bloomingdale's are teaming up
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you're seeing them all. die an von furstenberg's rey look and rag and bones rey look and nice pants and chewbacca's look all from snyder's. all starting tomorrow. fans, though, can bid on these looks at proceeds ben hit bloomingdale's holiday charity partner child mind institute. get into the spirit and make money for a charity, amy. >> i like that chewbacca coat. guess what, we have more "star wars" around here. very big fans with us. we have bryan, roque, brandon and kiy and re-created one of the trailers. kia and brandon star in the remake and all four of them built the props. shot for shot recreation and posted a split screen comparison to prove how precise they were. very incredible. roque and bryan, you created it. what motivated you.
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we're excited and remake the trailers for fun, you know, and we post them on our youtube chapel and have a film festival back in fresno where we're from for homemade remakes. >> this was a labor of love and it took a lot of hours. how long did you all take making this? >> it took about three weeks or so time working on weekends and right after work so we just put a lot of time and effort into it and a lot of creativity. >> i know you thought you were here to talk about your tribute video but what you didn't know is you are going to be meeting some two very qualified critics on just how well you did it. i would like to introduce, come on, john and daisy, come on out. [ cheers and applause ] look at this. did you guys watch the trailer. >> yes. >> what did you think of the performance here? >> very creative. you guys were on a very expensive budget. so creative. it's so fun, and dude, you sweat just like me. dude, i've been working on it
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>> daisy, what did you think of kia's performance. >> amazing. amazing. >> all right, so you all can mingle here and meet the real deal and enjoy yourselves. coming up, the real guy's guide to grooming and what does a banana peel have to do with it? all coming up. stay here.
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my name is 127 willow lane. and i've had some work done. in '62 they put in a conversation pit. brilliant. in '74 they got shag carpet. that poor dog. rico?! then they expanded my backside. ugh. so when the nest learning thermostat showed up, i thought "hmmm." but nest is different. keeps 'em comfy. and saves energy automatically. like that! i'm like a whole new house! nest.
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this morning we're talking to the guy who wrote the book on men's grooming. chris salgardo, president of kiehl's, one of my favorite brands. >> thank you. >> here to chat about "manmade." i love the title of the book. did you feel left out? >> well, actually a little bit but what's great now is that men really have permission to take care of their skin. and as i traveled all around the country, meeting men at kiehl's events and being at the gym i noticed everybody was asking me questions about skin care tips and grooming needs. i thought now is the perfect time to come out with a resource like in that every man can benefit from. >> not just about being vain but taking care of yourself. we are living longer so why not take care of the skin you're in. you say there are five types of guys. archetypes. >> the first one is the modern gentleman. this is somebody that is very refined, very meticulous about his appearance and cares about his skin. the second, the hands-on guy that loves to pull it apart and
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always thinking about his face. >> are you giving tips for each of these guys. >> every single one. >> different rules for different types of guys is there it depends about your environment, what you do for a living. the extreme dude shooting down a mountain or up the west side highway on his motorcycle and you have to think about your skin and the rebel artist who has big ideas but has to take care of his face or renaissance man that needs to put his best face forward. >> we have some stuff. your must have kit. . >> every kit should have a couple things, a body fuel because this is a three in one wash, shave with it, wash your hair, your body and good to go. >> and is that a great tip for guys, keep it simple. >> yes. >> that's not -- that doesn't seem the kiehl's bag. keep it simple. >> absolutely, you want to have products that perform well and that's why i like a facial one.
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and keep it looking its best. >> spf? >> spf is 15. you can go as high as 50 depending on your choice. >> multitier cleanser and moisturizer and anything else. >> yeah, you should always have blotting paper, i say, because men, we have sweatier skin so blot that away quickly. >> if we don't have that we'll get to that coming up. >> we do. >> you have an unusual tip. >> there's a lot of times about to go to a meeting and your skews are scuffed. bananas, potassium which is found in shoe polish is in bananas, enjoy your banana first and rub it over your shoe and voila. look at the difference. >> you will look sleek and dogs will love you. >> exactly. >> i mean, all about multitasking. >> there you go. >> you also if you don't have blotters which most women do.
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these. >> you're about to go on that date, grab a tissue, blot it over your face and good to go. >> it's not a wipe, it's a dab. guys, you need to know put a little pressure. >> dab it on. >> doesn't mean you have to wear powder. >> it does actually make -- >> takes it right down. >> a smoother face and fonzie our stage manager was nice enough to volunteer for your final tip because guys don't often have a lot of the grooming tools but sometimes the eyebrows can get a little unruly and, chris, you say just -- >> lip balm. >> break out the lip baumstein. >> multiple choices. just take it like this. i'll do it for you. pat it right over the brow. >> oh, fonzie. >> like a makeover for you. >> voila. >> you're ready to go. looking your best. >> thank you so much. >> fonzie, you are man-made. and that is the name of the book. chris, we thank you. thank you for all those great products from kiehl's. we all love those and "manmade" available now. coming up, the hottest new gadgets for new many mos out
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strollers, heart monitors, ginger zee, listen up.
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baby love we are back now on "gma" with "baby oh! baby," the hottest tech gifts this time of year, they're not just for under the tree. parenting in the digital age definitely has its advantages. take a look. strollers, to baby monitor, as a mom-to-be i've been gaga over baby gadgets so i went to the bump, headquarters in new york city to check out the coolest new pregnancy paraphernalia. i think this is a foot. i don't know for sure. >> a smartphone app that monitors your baby's heartbeat. >> my baby beats is an app that lets you listen to your baby's heartbeat in the womb. >> reporter: it works best at 30 to 40 weeks pregnant and all you need is your phone's microphone. >> put it up against your belly. once you detect a heartbeat
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or you can just listen to it. >> the baby's heartrate. >> reporter: next. >> these are belly bops. >> you can record them and listen to them. >> i put the buds on and recorded a message. >> hi, baby boy, it's your mom. you will be the next harry styles. it's very exciting. i don't know that that worked. i think i bored him. well. finally, the rolls-royce of strollers. the origami stroller. this is a whole part back here. >> this stroller charges your cell phone, knows the temperature, logs your mileage, has lcd lights but the best part part -- there it goes. >> we'll let you try it. >> does it go up itself? i love this thing. oh, those were so cool. that is not all.
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entertainment editor of "parents" magazine. here to show us more. >> this is almost like an espresso opinion for bottle making. you hit a button and, kathleen, if you want to demonstrate. >> with baby ryan. >> makes a perfect bottle for baby ryan. filters the water no matter who does it, your grandmother, it makes the same bottle every time. you buy a three-month size, six-month size. buy the formula in stages. >> we hit a button and what happens. >> almost out of wipes. i got to remember to go online. you get the amazon dash button and that goes -- jumps on your wi-fi and orders the wipes are to you and they'll show up at your door two days later. one for diapers, paper towels and put them all over your house and hit it and know that you're going to be getting your refill. >> i know baby brain hits hard so no list necessary. >> right. this is perfect for mommy brain. >> finally, leo. >> leo. >> is in here.
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do you want to see how it works? >> this is by graco. so some people are reluctant to buy a bastionen internet but leaea will only sleep in here three months so you have the bassinet and changing table both. >> leo, are you comfortable? he's all set. we like to thank our sponsor ddrop. go to on yahoo! to follow my adventure. thank you, leo, thank you, baby ryan ryan. we're all set. "baby oh! baby" is brought to
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princess leia herself is taking over times square tomorrow on -- they will them, han solo. >> good morning, america. plus, the "countdown to christmas" "deals & steals" is on. you can get up to 71% off and all you have to do is watch "gma" tomorrow. how much fun is it to have all these "star wars" people here. >> it's been great. >> more tomorrow as we just saw but we thank you for joining us. hump day, halfway home.
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>> see you. good morning. it is 8:56 on this wednesday, december 2nd. headlines at this hour, breaking now in manhattan, a
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woman on the east side. the victim is believed to be in her 70s. she was struck at east 58th street and 3rd avenue around 6:00 a.m. the driver was questioned at the scene. so far, no charges. this was thunder sleet is just one of three pedestrians hit overnight. all of them are expected to survive. we expect a court hearing today to clear the way for a return to new york for bronx man accused of stabbing the mother of his child. he is a city transit worker but he once served as a police officer in new jersey. he is also accused of kidnapping his 3-year-old daughter and triggering an amber alert. the little girl is fine. her mother remains in critical condition. let's check on the commute. hi. >> hello. let's go over to our chart. our airport chart to be precise. we have delay, arrival at laguardia and jfk.
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and newark, one-hour departure. and george washington bridge accident lower level inbound. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and gridlock alert day. >> thank you so much. and bill evans with the forecast. >> some of the fog starting to lift a little bit. we can make out the building now. and part of the east river. the east side of it. 48 degrees now, fog lifting today and rain picking up. into the upper 40s and now the mid-50s to the south. the batch of rain coming our way will knot knock the fog down by moderate rain by midday and heavier rain for the afternoon. rain into tonight and sunshine returns tomorrow. >> all right.
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