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breakfast is on mcdonald's. >> thank you very much. that is the news for now. >> be careful as you head out the door. good morning, america. a major storm hitting the northeast, 11 states under advisories as schools close and millions get ready for a dangerous commute this morning. new warnings right now. fight night in new hampshire. hillary clinton and bernie sanders come out swinging in their first one-on-one showdown. >> if you've got something to say, say it. >> sanders digs in. >> she has the entire establishment or almost the entire establishment behind her. >> while all kinds of battles break out on the gop side. donald trump and ben carson take on ted cruz calling him out for
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>> to dr. carson, i guess probably i was the one that was hurt most by it. >> the republicans prepare for the abc news debate in new hampshire. and megyn kelly fresh from her own debate firestorm here live with her take on the race for the white house. uber alert. criminals may be using the popular service to kidnap your kids. a famous hollywood director's daughter says she was nearly taken by someone pretending he was her driver. >> it was very, very scary. >> she speaks out only on "gma." an abc news exclusive. on the eve of the biggest game of the year, the nfl commissioner tackling attacks on his league about safety. >> they are risks in anything in life. >> if you had a son would you want him to play football? >> with super bowl sunday almost here the panthers and broncos ready to go big. >> and a big surprise on the way.
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good morning, america. happy snowy friday in times square. of course, we can't wait for the big super bowl surprise, the game too. >> yeah, there's that. >> robin is out in san francisco going to bring us that exclusive interview with nfl commissioner roger goodell. how is it going out there, robin? >> the game too. i got that, george. we're having a good time. #goodtimes. here at the nfl experience and have a lot coming up. there's been so much in the news about safety in the league and the commissioner is answering our questions this morning. and there's a question about the weather as you know, amy, of people trying to get here from the northeast. going to be tough for them today. >> that's right, robin. right to that monster storm hitting the northeast. a treacherous commute for so many. rob marciano is here starting us off with the very latest in a snowy times square. >> hi, amy, yeah, it's coming down pretty good. wet snow in new york city but
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is piling up and it is a slick, slick commute. visibilities around long island where some of the schools are closed. schools closed in boston. further east you go, the heavier it will be and that's where we'll get most of the know today and ends fairly quickly. the timing as we look at the winter advisories and also the winter storm warnings. it'll end from west to east, maybe about noontime from philly to new york and then 3:00, 4:00, 5:00 in boston where you could see 4 to 8, maybe 10 inches of snow there. low visibles too and delays at the airports. more about this storm later in the program. amy, george, back to you in come on in. to the race to the white house, "your voice, your vote." hillary clinton and bernie sanders face offend one-on-one for the first time last night, lots of tense moments in their final debate before the new hampshire primary. with the latest poll showing a big 15-point lead for sanders. abc's cecilia vega up in durham, new hampshire, with all the latest. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: hey, george, good morning to you. we have not seen a debate like this before.
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exchanges in this race so far, one jab after the next last night. hillary clinton, as you said, down in those polls and she came out swinging. they came to fight. >> enough is enough. if you've got something to say, say it directly. >> reporter: the final debate before they go head-to-head in the nation's first primary and overnight hillary clinton and bernie sanders went pound for pound. >> she has the entire establishment or almost the entire establishment behind her. >> i've got to just jump in here because honestly senator sanders is the only person who i think would characterize me, a woman running to be the first woman president, as exemplifying the establishment. >> reporter: clinton attacking sanders for suggesting that she is too close to wall street. >> you will not find that i ever changed a view or a vote because of any donation that i ever
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i think it's time to end the very artful smear that you and your campaign have been carrying out in recent weeks and let's talk about the issues. let's talk about the issues that divide us. >> reporter: in this fight for the future, they went at it over their past votes on the iraq war. >> we differed on the war in iraq, which created barbaric organizations like isis, not only did i vote against that war i helped lead the opposition. >> look, we did differ. a vote in 2002 is not a plan to defeat isis. >> reporter: just about the only thing they didn't argue about, those e-mails. >> there's a process under way, i will not politicize it. >> before those e-mails it was benghazi, i have absolutely no concerns about it whatsoever. >> reporter: so many audible gasps in that hall last night.
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another as a vice presidential pick if they were elected. shockingly probably not shockingly they would not bite on that one. hillary clinton did say, though, that if she does win her very first call to bernie sanders and she said she would reach out on advice on how to move forward. >> interesting, indeed. cecilia, thanks so much. the countdown is on to the republican debate just one day away right here on abc and the candidates are teaming up to take on each other. the latestle pos showing trump in the lead in new hampshire, but marco rubio gaining momentum. abc's jon karl is in manchester with the latest on all of that. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, amy. after his second place finish in iowa, donald trump is taking nothing for granted here in new hampshire where he has a commanding lead and is fighting hard to keep it. >> this is really crunch time. >> reporter: with five event as cross new hampshire it was trump's busiest day yet in the granite state. my colleague tom llamas caught
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>> i'm only worried about one thing, new hampshire. >> reporter: it has turned into a game of survivor forming alliances as they fight to the finish. trump is teaming up with ben carson to slam ted cruz over his campaign's misleading claim that carson was, quote, likely to drop out after iowa. abc news has obtained voice mays left by the cruz campaign on the night of the iowa caucus. >> please inform any carson caucusgoers to this news and urge them to caucus for ted instead. >> reporter: apologized to wrongdoing. >> when you win in the state of iowa your opponents want to tear you down. >> reporter: the latest polls in new hampshire show rubio rising. abc news got an exclusive behind-the-scenes look with rubio on the campaign trail where his crowds are growing by the day. >> we wish you the best. >> thank you. i'll be back. >> that's just the overflow. >> just the overflow. >> they couldn't fit them all in. >> they couldn't get them all in, no. >> reporter: on his campaign bus rubio defended his record.
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we have running, far more executive experience and look at you and say you're a freshman north. >> they don't have more foreign policy experience. that's the most important job of the president. >> do you think donald trump is ready to be president. >> on national security he hasn't shown to date a deep level of depth upon those issues. >> reporter: today for the most part the candidates are prepping for tomorrow night's debate which will happen right here, amy. and for realistically the highest stakes debate yet coming right before the new hampshire primary. >> oh, yes, jon karl, we cannot wait. someone else counting the days, martha raddatz, co-anchoring the debate with david muir. the excitement is building with just hours to go. >> the excitement is building. it's great to be back at st. st. anselm college, where we were with the democrats in december and all those
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looking for momentum and there is one thing that i can absolutely guarantee, amy, there will be heated exchanges, everybody, everybody wants to survive this debate and move forward, but it may be the last chance for some. amy. >> all right, martha, and that republican debate, again, is tomorrow, moderated by martha raddatz and "world news tonight" anchor david muir that starts at 8 p.m., 7 central right here on abc. george. >> thanks, amy. here now with a woman who knows something about debate, megyn kelly, anchor of "the kelly file" on fox news. you saw martha there. any advice for her. >> stand tall. stay tough and have your facts at the ready. >> of course, you famously tangled with donald trump back in august and he had some tough things to say about you after some tough questions, called you a lightweight, unprofessional. tried to get you taken off the second debate and i was just wondering what that was like for you. reporters aren't used to being the story. >> that was highly pleasant.
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no, it was bizarre because i became the story. he was so very focused on me that i became the story and, you know, you never want to be the story when you're a news person. you want to be covering the story so it was like an alice through the looking glass experience. >> any regrets at all? >> no. i still think it was a great question. i stand by every question i asked him and he was not the only one who had tough questions. he was the only one, however, who complained. >> it comes with the territory but i was surprised to see hillary clinton speaking out talking about you yesterday in "people" magazine and says the internet has become a refuge for vial vile commentary, some reserved just for women. do you think that's right. >> yes, i do. that's the problem with, you know, language like bimbo and so on because it gins up other comments along those lines which is diminishing to not just the woman being attacked but women in general so hopefully we can elevate the level of debate. >> well, we'll have that
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i'm wondering what you make of the race. of course, you've talked to just about all the candidates on "the kelly file." what we see coming out of iowa marco rubio moving up. >> and now he's got a big target on his back and all these other sort of establishment leaning candidates deny they're coordinating but clearly they are after him because somehow he emerged from iowa as the guy at the top of it. this is it. new hampshire is their last-ditch effort realistically. they're under pressure from their donor, jeb bush and others -- >> jeb bush made a call to chris christie. >> they deny they're coordinating but the facts seem pretty obvious. >> only one of those four is likely to make it out of new hampshire. >> right now it's obviously trump, cruz and somebody else who is going to be gunning for those two and the question out of iowa was who would it be? you know, jeb's poll numbers weren't very good. wasn't expected to do well in iowa but neither was rubio and suddenly he comes with this third place finish that's almost a second place finish and he's got the momentum and these other
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he's a threat. he's the boy in the bubble. whatever christie said about him he's the one. >> they are going to be gunning for him. you have another debate on march 3rd coming out of tuesday. how many candidates do you think are left by then. >> that's a good question. the bigger question in my mind whether donald trump will be at that one. i think he will be. he hasn't committed but he will show up at that one which is great because brett, chris and i will be moderating it and we will move our questions from the last debate over to this debate. >> can you share one. >> oh, god, no. you have to tune in march 3rd. >> meanwhile, we did see last night pretty feisty debate between bernie sanders and hillary clinton. looks like he's going to take new hampshire. still has a pretty big lead right there. that could be a long slog. >> that's right. what do you think? new hampshire, how important is new hampshire do you think on the democratic and republican side because, you know, the people who know what they're talking about say it's less important on the dem side. >> because bernie sanders is from vermont. >> he'll get it.
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if he were upset there i think that would be game over. of mirage. if you look at clinton's long haul she's the favorite in every state after new hampshire and so it almost feels like a bit of media magic people are building this up into something. with all due respect to bernie sanders he has little chance in the remaining states so it's fun to watch and speculate about. race. and i think there's genuine mystery about who is going to get that nomination right now in no one knows right now. thanks for coming on. megyn kelly. >> thanks for having me. >> over to amy. a big headline on zika. concerns about that virus growing right here in the u.s. the governor of florida now expanding that state of emergency to five counties and there are now more than 50 cases of the virus across 13 states and washington, d.c. abc's linzie janis has the latest. >> reporter: this morning florida preparing for the worst, declaring a public health emergency in five counties,
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cases of zika reported throughout the state. governor rick scott calling on the cdc to provide at least 1,000 zika antibody test kits for pregnant women to see if they contracted the virus in the past and thousands more kits to test for active cases. >> the mosquito that causes zika virus is common in florida. >> reporter: the spread of the virus a growing concern for the estimated 20 million tourists expected to visit florida in the spring break months and at miami international airport, hundreds of flights a day coming in from the 30 high-risk countries flagged by the cdc. over 100 of them just from brazil. this morning, 2 million people are flocking to the streets of rio for the start of carnival where now mosquitoes aren't the only concern for spreading zika. health authorities there saying a man was infected with the virus after receiving multiple blood transfusions but some doctors here in the u.s. say they're more worried about
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>> we have definitive proof from the cdc that there was a transmission with sexual intercourse. >> reporter: and that is why health officials say both men and women returning from zika affected countries should monitor for symptom, meanwhile, in hospitals like this one here in miami, they are gearing up for a fight. george. >> okay, linzie, thanks very much. breaking new details about that plane nearly blown out of the sky in africa. investigators believe they have found explosive residue on the plane and officials tell abc news they are looking at isis in the african terror group al shabaab. david kerley has the latest. >> reporter:over night more suggestions that that gaping hole in this jet leading to depressurization and oxygen masks dangling with the wind was likely caused by a bomb and u.s. sources are trying to determine if isis or the terrorist group in somalia is responsible. the detonation was just after takeoff at 11,000 feet. two passengers hurt and it's believed one person may have been sucked out of the a-321
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the head of the airline says investigators found residue which they believe are traces of explosives. it's also been revealed 70 of the 74 passengers on board were originally booked on a turkish air flight which was canceled. turkey is involved in the fight against isis. it's still unclear how the device got on board according to our sources, but somalia is a dangerous place. in probably just get on the airplane so in a place like somalia where there's no real government, it's awfully easy to get a bomb on board. >> reporter: the airline suspended flights while the investigation into the explosion continues. one other unusual note on this case, there has been no claim of responsibility and terrorist groups like those possibly involved do like to take credit for incidents like this, george. >> that is strange. thanks very much. we want to get back out to robin in san francisco with that big headline about the big game. robin. >> lara, there is so much excitement as you know here for
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the halftime show, coldplay, they told us they're already teaming up with beyonce. we knew that but they're promising big surprises. abc's ryan smith has that. >> reporter: coldplay and queen bey, the hymn for the weekend collaborators taking center stage on the biggest weekend of the year. but this morning, a super mystery from the super bowl. who will be the other global superstars joining the gents on stage. >> we wanted to make it about togetherness and acceptance and caught the right guests. >> some of their biggest hits feature collaborators so, for example, he's done songs with rihanna, with jay z, with kanye west. >> reporter: chris martin keeping mum only revealing they will honor halftime shows of years past. >> we watched all the other
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celebrate those and hopefully make a show as memorable as some of our favorites. you're going to hear me roar >> reporter: memorable as in last year's katy perry roaring alongside left and right shark and surprise guest missy elliott. >> reporter: now coldplay hoping their 12 minutes on stage will be paradise. for "good morning america," ryan smith, abc news, san francisco. paradise >> no telling what's going to happen halftime or in the game but i got to tell you, after that press conference, coldplay, they're nervous. they're actually really nervous about performing. that's how excited they are to be performing here any super bowl, guys. >> you can't blame them for that, what, 120 some million people. a little bit of pressure. back to rob. you got real cold weather across the midwest. >> snow outside is pretty wet
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cold polar air mass driving down the great lakes and tuesday, windchills well . good morning, i'm meteorologist bill evans. it is snowing heavily. we're looking at what will be a big wind and cold. it is a mean morning outside if you have to get out and about. streets are wet, sidewalks are wet.
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kristin thorne is live where several inches of snow have already fallen. kristin? >> reporter: good morning, ken. well, it's definitely coming down now. very windy out here as well. most of the school districts on long island will be closed today. i want to show you video we got from around the lirr station a short time ago. the plows doming through there and definitely out there this morning. again, most of the school districts will be closed. we are going to show you a little bit here to give you a sense of the road conditions. you are seeing very, very slushy, and the is still coming down heavily. if you are heading out to work, be careful. kristin thorne, channel 7 "eyewitness news." meteorologist bill evans with the forecast. >> if you look in the distance, we can't see any of the buildings down toward fordham or the alfred.
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gusting 20 miles per hour. temperatures are at 32 degrees. feels like 20s here. 36 toward the east. that's where the temperatures are starting to drop now. winter weather advisories until noon today. winter storm warning until 3:00. we're seeing this snow continuing which will continue to be heavy as we go right on through blanketing the sea. so we expect to see this continuing until about noontime today. there's plenty of moisture still off to our south and we've got to create a lot more snow. when look at this sweet face.
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so far we're not seeing any major delays, jfk or la guardia. here's heather. >> we're going to talk about what's going on. as we travel through long island, the l.i.e. with an accident on the eastbound side. another accident is being cleared away. 4 and 5 trains, ems activity. b&d trains have signal problems on over the manhattan bridge. long island river, metro-north on or closed. new jersey transit out of penn station about a 15-minute delay. ken, over to you. that is the news for now. "good morning america"
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that is levi's stadium, super bowl sunday coming up, everybody getting ready to 235is off and robin is in san francisco right now. she spoke exclusively to nfl commissioner roger goodell. hey there, robin. >> a lot to talk about from safety to the nfl's first women's summit. we'll discuss what that is all about and also, well, that little game, the super bowl. we'll maybe get his thoughts on the matchup and can i get him to dab? will i get the commissioner to dab? >> there's a tease. we'll find out in just a few minutes. >> my bet is on robin. also right now just one day to the republican debate right
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the stage is set as the candidates get ready to face off one last time before the first primary and then a big headline about martin shkreli, the so-called bad boy of big drug companies, congress grilled him in a tense hearing thursday where he refused to answer their questions. >> just smirked. >> yep. just smirked. also coming up this morning as we count down to the big game a sneak peek at one of the most anticipated ads, who are the big stars joining budweiser this year? we have an exclusive behind-the-scenes look coming up just for you guys. >> that is all coming up. we begin with those stunning new developments in the murder of nicole lovell. prosecutors say one of the students facing charges has confessed saying she did it for the thrill and one of the victim's friends claimed she tried to warn the police something was wrong. abc's eva pilgrim is in blacksburg, virginia, with the latest. good morning, eva. >> reporter: good morning, george. we are learning this morning
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these two virginia tech students allegedly plotted to murder 13-year-old nicole lovell. chilling details about the murder of 13-year-old nicole lovell. her family filing into the courtroom thursday wearing blue clothes and ribbons. prosecutors allege virginia tech students natalie keepers and david eisenhauer planned the murder of the middle school student for weeks, scouting out locations, even buying tools when police showed up to talk to keepers she tried to warn eisenhauer texting him police, it was then she told fbi investigators that eisenhauer killed nicole and put her body in his lexus reportedly saying the two drove with the body in the car to walmart where they bought supplies to clean up the crime telling authorities where to locate the murder weapon and nicole's body. keepers allegedly saying she was, quote, excited to be a part of something secretive and special. nicole's childhood friend says
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pictures claiming to be dating an older guy. >> i went to the officer at my school and wrote down his name it to him. >> reporter: the blacksburg police department said they would have acted on it through the appropriate channels. >> no. i think if he would have done something he would have seen all the guys on her facebook and he could have stopped all this. >> reporter: it's been nearly two weeks since she went missing. investigators tracked the last messages from her phone to eisenhauer, the former track star admitting to police he communicated with the 13-year-old saying he saw her the night she disappeared but saying he left and went to a close friend's dorm. that close friend, natalie keepers, seen here in video posted on youtube in 2014. >> one in five people don't have jobs. >> reporter: keepers' father an aerospace engineer broke down in tears at the hearing. her family stunned.
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her mental health history already being called into question. her father saying in court something's wrong, not my daughter. amy. >> thank you for the latest update. to a frightening moment for a young actress. harlequin smith, the daughter of director kevin smith says she was nearly abducted by two men posing as uber drives now speaking out exclusively to abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: when harlequin smith, daughter of director and actor kevin smith, ordered an uber earlier this week, she says she was expecting a ride, not a near abduction by two men posing as drivers. >> it was very, very scary. >> reporter: the 16-year-old speaking exclusively to "gma" overnight about her experience right outside an l.a. starbucks. >> the second i started talking to them, i realized they were definitely not uber drivers, they had just printed out the uber symbol and put it at the
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>> reporter: smith first shared her story in this viral instagram post saying protect yourself and never ever get in a car without checking first her father more rattled than his daughter tweeting, be alert, two white men in a beige jeep posed as uber driver and just tried to talk my kid into getting in their car. the lapd xhipdzing smith's actions saying she did the right thing by trusting her instincts and not getting into the vehicle. the teen says she didn't let the experience shake her. >> i proceeded to take an uber because you can't let things like that stop you from living your life. >> reporter: for "good morning america," matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. >> thanks for that. coming up next, robin's exclusive one-on-one with nfl commissioner roger goodell, what he's saying about safety and
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back live here from san francisco and roger goodell has been the commissioner of the nfl for the last ten years and under his watch, the league has experienced unprecedented success and also facing major criticism, as you know. now goodell is speaking out and i had a chance to sit down with him during the sport's biggest week. when you see the number of concussions that are rising, you had more this year than last year, is there anything more that the league can do? >> the number of concussions went up this year and they're going to go up and they're going to go down in any given season but screenings went up by 108% and also we saw more self-reporting from the players and teammates. that's what i call the culture change. it used to be as you know there was, well, it's just a ding. those days are long gone. and that's a positive thing for our game. >> i don't know if you had a
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the betrayal of the nfl and of you in particular doesn't shed a good light on the league. how do you get past that perception that people have that the league hasn't been at the forefront, that you have not addressed this true issue that people are talking about with cte and concussions? >> well, robin, with facts. i think when you look at what we've done over the last ten years we've had 40 different rule changes that are all designed on making the game safer. that didn't start the last 12 month, that started ten years ago and we've invested in equipment changes. we're seeing safety changes to the turf which i think will help on impacts including head impacts on the turf so all of these things are going to take hold and they take time. >> kenny stabler, we learned of his death this week and it was determined that he had a severe case of cte. is there anything in hindsight that you look back and wish the
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>> if i had known that we could have made more changes but the league has a history of evolving the game and we're leading the way. pioneering research and over $100 million in research that is going not just to make football safer, this is going to make all sports safer, the military safer and quite frankly will probably have an impact on brain disease in general? if you had a son, would you want him to play football? >> i would not only want him to play football, i will certainly encourage him to do it and i would let him do it. i think there are tremendous values in playing the game of football. there's risk involved with anything in life but what we need to do is make sure we show people how to get the most out of playing sports and do it safely. >> any disciplinary decisions that you have made to this point that you wish you could do over again? >> oh, sure, when our policies haven't met the types of standards that we think should be upheld, we acknowledge that
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assault area, we changed our policy a year ago december and had in this past 12-month cycle we had the lowest amount of arrests in the history of the nfl. >> how do you respond to those players who feel you have too much power? do you have too much power. >> i don't know what they mean by power. if they're talking about discipline, we collectively bargained on it. that's been in place for decades, the commissioner has had authority to protect the shield, to protect the integrity of the game and do what's in the best interest of the game overall. >> i welcome all of. >> you quite an experience today with the women's summit. that was something new. >> what we've seen is that there are young kids that aren't having the opportunity to play and particularly young girls. and so we wanted to be able to focus on that in the women's summit today to figure out how we can build more programs to allow more girls to participate and get those skills so that they can become leaders in society. whatever careers they may choose. >> this as kathryn smith was
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coach for the buffalo bills just last month. also making headlines, the rooney rule in effect for women. what do you hope to accomplish with that? >> well, the rooney rule was established probably 15 years ago to help us with diversity in all of our hireings particularly in the coaching area but wouldn't too make sure when we have an opening not only have a diverse slate of candidates but women that we believe can do the job and give then the opportunity. >> with the rooney rule we've seen there are now five african-american coaches, one latino, coach rivera. >> in the super bowl. >> who is here in the super bowl and some wonder while it is absolutely progress, is there more to make sure that what you're hoping that there could be more impact? that the results could be even better? >> i always think there's -- diversity is still an issue that we're not finished. we're not done and so much of what we do is incomplete so
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>> with super bowl 50 just days away, i spoke with the commissioner about the big game. this year battle of the quarterbacks. you have peyton manning, the old veteran and then i won't make you dab or anything. i won't make you do that. >> you're better than i am. >> when i see a world that we live in right now where there's so much division, there's so much discourse and concern, the whole world is going to gather around the television set this weekend around nfl football and the super bowl. they're going to celebrate the game and they're going to celebrate everyone coming together. when you can be involved with that, that's a good moment. >> yeah, celebrate the game. >> teammate. >> drew brees here, j.j. watt, jesse palmer just talking a little super bowl here and the commissioner was telling me about his favorite memories, my super bowl memory, what's mine? the st. s winning the super bowl, yeah.
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audible here back in new york. i'm not feeling well and have to do something with the women's summit so i'll hand off the ball to you, drew and j.j. and jesse, do well and bring us on home and can i go long now? >> absolutely. >> i'll see you back in new york soon. >> feel better. >> oh. what a move. >> still got the moves. >> yeah. >> wow! >> i believe that's called juking. nice move, rob. >> guess who is back in budweiser's new super bowl commercial? you're going to like it. he think it smells fine, but his guests smell this... sfx: ding, toilet flushing sfx: music begins febreze air effects heavy duty has up to two times the odor-eliminatier po remove bathroom odors you've gone noseblind to and try febreze small spaces heavy duty... ...to continuously eliminate up to two times the odors for 30 days febreze small spaces and air effects'
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every kiss begins with kay. good morning. it's 7:56. it's friday, february 5th. i'm ken rosato. we are seeing snow falling across the area. live outside of our studios live on the west side. >> you see the snow falling and streets are wet and slushy. how much longer will this last? here's the temperature 32 degrees. that's the heavy, wet snow number at the freezing mark. 33 you see on long island to 34. the temperature just keeps dropping now in montauk. that rain has been changing to snow. the snowfall amounts will be
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you can see the back edge is getting into sussex and warren county. up the hudson river valley, central southern jersey down to d.c. 1 to 3 inches of snow from the city west. it's going to be very hard to measure, but you need to know that everything is really messy and slippery as far as travel goes. this will end about 11:00 in the see. 3:00 eastern on rhode island. we've just got to get through this. the good news, long island railroad is not seeing any significant problems. suffolk county is seeing about 25 accidents so far this morning. most schools are also closed today on the island. we have more than 200 closures or delays across the tri-state. check abc7ny.com for a complete list.
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we check the commute with heather. >> reporter: the babylon branch is running with 20-minute delays. as we look at our mass transit chart, we have scattered delays but the battle on branch being the worst. you have the new jersey transit on time. we have street cleaning rules suspended, but we have the metered rules in effect. that is the news for now.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and there's a major setback for madonna. the superstar's son refuses to come home even after her secret trip trying to bring him back. now reports her ex is determined to keep him overseas. do it like dad. >> my dad's giving me a dad 'do. >> a challenge that might be tougher than the super bowl. getting two thumbs up around the globe encouraging fathers to spend time with their daughters. >> it's about connecting and showing them that they're important and that they're worth my time. >> inspiring dads everywhere to get in the game.
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>> we're swiping right going one-on-one with the ceo of tinder, new secrets behind the app millions use to find a match. plus, what really works best when looking for love. can't stop me no and shrouded in secrecy until now. the brand-new budweiser ad and there's no horsing around here. the famous clydesdales are stomping back into the super bowl. we're behind-the-scenes at the stables. your first look at the ad right here and j.j. watt, drew brees, kid correspondent marlo live from santa clara as we say -- >> all: good morning, america. >> a lot of fans here at our "gma" stadium right now. joined by leslie mann. we're on the road to the big game gearing up on both coasts
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let's take a look. the denver broncos have some fan, as well. >> what's up, guys? we've got some major superstar power here still. cheerleaders, a horse. house, texas, j.j. watt and new orleans saints drew brees and marlo mosley will join us. you'll break down super bowl 50 and tell you everything you guys need to know. >> so we are excited for that. we have the gorgeous leslie mann with us telling us about her new movie, very funny, george and i are both complimenting you. it's naughty, funny, heart felt. it's "how to be single." so we'll get to that. >> and live tv. >> we can't hear each other. a lot coming up. let's go to amy with the morning rundown. >> good morning. the big story this morning, hillary clinton and bernie sanders fiercely arguing in their first one-on-one debate just as new polls show clinton's national lead has evaporated. clinton urged sanders last night to end his, quote, artful smear campaign against her.
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clinton is being held captive by the political establishment and is just too close to wall street. the two also clashed over the war in iraq. polls showing sanders leading by as many as 30 points in new hampshire and a new national poll showing clinton's lead over sanders has narrowed to just two points. on the republican side, former first lady barbara bush attended a rally for her son jeb rallying the crowd in new hampshire and this all comes as polls show marco rubio gaining momentum in second place behind donald trump. well, a violent end to the manhunt for the bonnie and clyde couple accused in that violent crime spree from missouri to florida. blake fitzgerald was killed near pensacola overnight and brittany harper was wounded in a barrage of gunfire after a police chase. the couple on the run since sunday was accused in a string of robberies and kidnappings. well, there are new questions about the government's response to the washington crisis in flint, michigan. according to e-mails obtained by
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state officials knew ten months ago about a spike in legion nar legionnaires' disease but the governor didn't speak about it till last month. new details in madonna's battle to keep her son. guy ritchie speaking out saying he is as determined as ever to keep custody. here's abc's reena ninan. i am a material girl >> reporter: for the material girl it's been a trying winter, as the battle over her 15-year-old son rocco continues. according to "people" magazine rocco's dad and madonna's ex guy ritchie wants their son to remain with him in london. the teenager has been living there since before the holidays. rocco was slated to return to new york to live with madonna in december. but rocco refused defying even a judge's order to come back to the u.s. madonna reportedly took matters into her own hands this past weekend flying to london to
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>> these conversations were short and intense according to a source but in the end rocco did decide he's going to continue to live with his father for the time being. >> reporter: "people" magazine reports rocco prefers his father's parenting style to his mother's. >> he is much more relaxed and she's a little bit more strict. >> reporter: the next hearing pertaining to rocco's custody is scheduled for early march. attorneys say just as important as madonna and guy ritchie's opinion is, the judge also believes so is rocco's opinion. >> a judge is going to want to hear what he wants to do and why he wants to do it. >> reporter: for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. >> our thanks to reena for that. finally some good news just in time for your super bowl party, a new study finds the five-second rule is true. that people at the science chapel have confirmed dropping food and then picking it up within five seconds is perfectly safe as long as the food you drop is dry. so, lara, to make this really clear, don't have to worry about
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pinning some of the nfl's biggest dads -- >> the only style that i'm able to do is a ponytail. >> up against their toughest matchup yet. >> catching touchdown passes is easier than making a beautiful braid. >> reporter: inspiring fathers everywhere to get in the game. >> my dad is giving me a dad dad 'do. >> a dad 'do comes from the heart. >> reporter: showing that girls who spend time with their dads grow into stronger women. >> just because you're a guy and she's a growing young lady doesn't mean you don't haveing to to do with her. >> reporter: featured in the new strong abeautiful ad new orleans saints tight end benjamin watson and his two little girls. >> i'm naomi. >> i'm grace. >> and i'm daddy -- i mean benjamin. i forget my name. she's going to really judge all men by how i treat her so it's important for me to connect with them and do things they want to do whether doing their hair or riding bikes it's about kepging and showing them they're important and they're worth my time.
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who do you see? strong is beautiful. >> dads can teach their daughters a lot and it does help young girls grow to be strong women. >> reporter: the campaign also sort of a ponytail playbook for dads who may know football but can't tackle a tangle trying for pig p pig pigtails, gather the team into huddles. >> feels like mommy but he has bigger hands. >> reporter: just like the nfl you can spike the ball or your hair. >> you guys want your hair spiked. >> i don't even know what that means. >> exactly. >> pantene points to research that shows quality time spent with dads is key in raising daughters who are more self-confident, self-reliant and more successful in school and their careers so, dads go out and get bobby pins, barrettes. >> i'm obsessed with combing my daughter's hair. i don't know about you but i love it. >> i can't do it. my kids are actually -- >> are you serious? >> i'm serious. my wife teases me like i could
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>> i love that. my girls are in the power position in our house, sit down, put on an apron and make me up. >> put your hair in new 'dos. >> yeah, you'll never see them, though. >> ali, ali, please, pictures. >> we have that to look forward to. >> jesse in san francisco, thank you, linsey. >> thanks, george. i'm standing here right now with three people infinitely more talented than i many a, j.j. watt from the houston texans, drew brees from the new orleans saints and marlo mosley, our kid don't doing an unbelievable job all week. we'll break down the super bowl and get into it. carolina, denver, one of the big story lines we keep talking about are the quarterbacks. cam newton from carolina, talented, a little flamboyant and, of course, peyton manning, of the denver broncos, kind of the vet playing in his fourth super bowl. ask you first, j.j., as a defensive player, no one has been able to do it.
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>> that's the million dollar question. i think wade phillips and his guys have a tough task on their hand. having played for wade and the guys he has on his defense, akeib talib, they'll put together a great plan. you're not going to stop him but find a way to minimize his impact. >> you played against peyton manning in a super bowl a couple years ago and everyone is talking about how he doesn't have the same arm strength, kind of falling off but what have you seen from him in the playoffs. >> the last three weeks have impressed me. denver had a great team throughout the season and felt like their defense played phenomenal but seemed to have a little more juice once he came back into the lineup midway through the last game and the run they've made through the playoffs he's playing extremely well, the run game looks great and then obviously their defense is stout. >> j.j., one of the cool things you got the number one offense, defense from denver. the question, in games like the
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championships, offense or defense? >> well, i happen to defer to drew because he has won a super bowl so drew brees havingeing won one he would say offense. denver has the number one defense but carolina's defense is no slouch ear with luke kuechly and josh norman. for me as a defensive player it will fun to watch. >> you won super bowl xliv. take us inside the locker room. how do you handle the hype talking about it nonstop. >> that's the biggest challenge because it's not -- as much as you tell yourself it's just another game it's not. everything from the pregame festivities to 45-minute halftime you have to find a way to chapel your energy and emotions in and around all of that stuff. eliminate distractions and just get down to the game when it's time but i think denver's experience from two years ago is really going to serve them well and think the team that's able to come out the most calm at the
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comfort level sets in. i think carolina is the most complete team in football right now, offense and defense so i think you match those two things up and it's going to be -- >> we have to ask the real insider. she's been at it all week long interviewing cam newton and peyton manning and everybody all week so you've been the superstar. is there a question, because you ask the tough ones. a question you got. >> what's your prediction for the super bowl? >> ooh. >> put you on the spot right away. >> you do ask the tough questions. you know, i honestly don't know how the game issing go to go but having played for gary kubiak and wade, i do hope they get a championship under their belts. they deserve it. i pull for them. >> drew, what do you think? >> i have friends on both sides. i think once you -- you know, as you're sitting back, man i'd love to see that guy get a ring, i'd love to see that guy get a ring, i feel like -- i feel like carolina would win eight out of
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but this could be one of -- >> is this the one denver is able to pull out because the last three weeks have been different. you can feel it. >> i'll decide with you. you've dissected this game top to bottom. who are you picking and why? >> panthers because like j.j. said, they're both dynamic and the offense is good as well as the defense. they both click together and i think the defense can stop the broncos' offense with peyton manning and they can do the same on offense. >> hear that? i'm going to vegas. she said patches. nice job, everybody. we're having a blast in san francisco. let's send it back to you. >> we're just going to hire marlo. >> she's great. >> i love how she doesn't give a direct answer but exactly what she thinks. >> knows what she's talking about. >> they're dynamic. i have no idea what you're talking about but you sound very smart. >> xs and os soon. >> time now for our "10 dates in 10 states" daily update. abc producer erica scott went
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tinder, the wildly successful dating app matching 26 million people every day and she also went on date number three. this time it was literally a roller-coaster ride. take a look. baby >> this date was a little different. instead of having an activity planned we met at the pier and saw where things went from there. we ended up getting coffee, checking out the photo booth. and going on the roller coaster. since i'm in l.a. i decided to pay a visit to the tinder headquarters and had quest tore sean rad who treated the swipe right if you like swipe left if you don't. are you dr. love or are you dr.
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>> neither. >> i downloaded tinder plus which is about $10 a month and lets you have the passport feature useful on traveling because you can set locates for all over the country. what sort of setup would you use the passport setup for if it weren't a casual hookup. >> sometimes that special person is not in your backyard. >> you're not a dating app. you're an introduction app. >> it's completely up to you where you want to take it. >> what is the dos and don'ts? >> you want to be yourself and showcase your interests. the most successful photos on tinder are the ones that tell a story. >> a good takeaway was that honesty really does go a long way when you're creating your profile. addison was true to his profile and i thought we had a great time. >> had a great time with you, erica. >> all right. and joining us live from los angeles is l.a.x. airport producer on the move erica scott. thanks for being with us. >> good morning, amy.
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>> it's going great but i want to know how it is going with you. you've arranged all of your dates online. your next three dates you're going old school. you're being set up by friends and colleagues so tell me about your debate -- your debate? your date, hopefully it's not a debate coming up in nevada today. >> yes, so we're getting the best of both worlds and have done hinge, tinder and okcupid. a brother's friend is in vegas so i wouldn't have met him otherwise and we'll dune buggy riding which i'm excited about. hopefully i won't miss the flight because i'm already at the airport. >> lara wants to know asking during the piece have you had any chemistry with anyone yet? >> so they're all really great guys, the truth is they're very quick dates and there's a camera in your face, chemistry is kind of hard to measure, i suppose, but actually match.com does say that a lot of people expect chemistry to not happen until the second or third date so
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>> all right, tbd, erica. good luck. thank you. don't miss your plane. follow her journey and go behind-the-scenes on our website, goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! you can weigh in using the #tenintengma. outside to rob. >> it's kind of a wet snow, so, you know, umbrella not a bad thing. we only have one to share. you're from detroit. you had a super bowl in detroit. how was the weather there. >> coal and snowy. >> a good morning. meteorologist bill evans. the wind's blowing and it is
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make sure you have all of your gear. the winds are 25 miles per hour. the snow's starting to wind down in western new jersey with still a couple of miles left here. a few more hours of the snow driving the totals up to 3 to 6 inches across long island and coastal connecticut. be very careful. have a great day. >> it's national weather person's day. national wear red day also. heart association for women -- go red for women. wear red today. >> get inside. it's chilly out there and hot in here. we begin with a remembrance. listen do you remember? how could we forget. maurice white's whose voice made them one of the greatest bands of all time. they sold more than 90 million albums. had us all singing along to hits like this "september," "going by wonderland."
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disease and died wednesday at his home in los angeles. he was 74 years old. his songs were thoughtful, they were intelligent, most of all they were full of soul, "shining star for you to see what your life can truly be" as pierre thomas wrote me this morning about white, a true shining star, maurice white, payee rest in peace and may your music play on forever. >> hear, hear. >> also in "pop news" this morning, super bowl tickets really hard to get, rit? intercepted as soon as they go on sale but if you didn't catch yours in time, we have another fun way to spend the weekend. how's this for a second string plan. why not watch the game at one of the players' own homes. carolina panthers player roman harper has put his luxurious apartment on airbnb while he's off in california staying at another airbnb with his family while he takes on the broncos. it will be like you're on the feel as you sit back, relax in
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screen. >> nice. nice apartment. >> amazing views of charlotte and an outdoor pool and hot tub. harper is donating the entire $5,000 fee to charity and airbnb will match it. >> wow. >> you have to root for the panthers. is that required? >> it's not required. >> as long as the money goes to charity. strongly suggest it. >> i would suggest it, yes. then finally, an inspirational video for all the players heading to the super bowl this sunday 0 for for you as you get ready for your weekend workout. watch this guy. wait for it. that's right, baby. >> where has he seen that before? >> that's phenomenal. >> one more time. >> that's not a drop the mike -- >> the champ right there. >> drop the barbell moment. >> there you go. that's "pop news" on this
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york city, george. >> looks like the strongest man competition, wide world of sports old school. >> love seeing that. thank you, lara. coming up the super bowl ad we've been talking about all morning, behind the sceneses of the famous budweiser clydesdales. >> leslie mann is here live. can't wait for that.
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go big or go home good morning. it's 8:27 on this friday, february 5ing. i'm lori smith. the winter storm warning is in effect for suffolk county. rode cam 7 is live on the l.i.e. at exit 54. head to abc7ny.com right now to watch a live stream of the drive through long island. news reporter kristin thorne is live with more for us. kristin? >> reporter: lori, the conditions have gotten much worse. here we are at the lirr station and we've seen a number of cars
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and on their way. we want to tell you about the accidents and show you video from earlier this morning around 6:30 this morning. a car crashed into a tanning salon on route 109, and thankfully, no one was in the store at the time and no one was hurt at all. this is obviously a concern this morning. 25 car accidents in suffolk county. we'll show you back here live taking a look at the deteriorating conditions out on the roads right now. it's obvious why many school districts are closed today. >> kristin, thank you. let's check in with bill evans, who is also outside. >> reporter: it is nasty outside. gusts at 30, the snow is blowing. our temperature has dropped another degree. so we're at 31. so we're seeing that snow continuing to fall here. temperatures continue to fall on long island. it's 31 at the hudson river valley.
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the hudson river valley from the five boroughs down the shore. this will continue until about 11:00 today. lori? >> bill, thank you. also it's 8:29. let's check in with rather o'rourke and the commute. >> reporter: la guardia. is doing a traffic hold because of snow and ice removal. you want to get in touch with jfk and newark airports.
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status at this point, expect delays on all outdoor subway train lines because of the weather. we have street cleaning rules suspended but the metered rules are in effect. that'll do it for us. we're back in half an hour with anothe welcome back to "gma." a lot of fans here at "gma" excited for the big game. >> yes. chef alex guarnaschelli and george duran are here with us. ice cream cookie sandwiches are looking so good. then george has virgin watermelon margaritas. cannot wait for the showdown coming up. but amy first to you. >> yes, a lot to look forward to. >> besides the game itself one of the most anticipated parts of the super bowl, of course, the ads. especially the one you're about to see with the famous budweiser clydesdales. abc's kayna whitworth got a behind-the-scenes look at what
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sunday. >> perhaps one of the most anticipated commercials of the super bowl. this year "gma" going behind-the-scenes to see firsthand the making of the new ad. >> this year's commercial is very bold, very confident. >> reporter: illustrated by the world famous clydesdales. >> this is huge and heavy. hold on. >> that collar there is 50 pounds. >> high enough on him? >> yeah, that will work. he just ate. >> people will want to talk about this one. >> reporter: what they're trying to do is get the fog exactly right before they send the horses through. titled not backing down since 1876, the clydesdales thunder into view. the ad shrouded in secrecy until now. for"good morning america," kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. >> all right. and it's time for the big reveal. here it is, the new budweiser commercial.
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>> wow. that was strong. right? [ cheers and applause ] >> definitely not puppies this time around. all right. lara. >> hi, guys. here now with the hilarious leslie mann. okay, let's just get it out there. i sat down, there was a cushion on the seat. i threw it. it wasn't very graceful. welcome to live tv, leslie. leslie is starring in a really great movie teaming up with dakota johnson and rebel wilson. she gets a little confused when
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out. >> who is that anyway. >> like 27. >> no young guy would ever talk to me except to get a prescription more medical marijuana. >> he might be going to the food. nope, he's coming. he's here. >> he is adorable. >> isn't he cute? >> your character, i was like mad at you -- your character because you're so cute and you don't think that you're worthy of a younger cute guy talking to you. >> well, i think -- well, it makes sense because young guys sometimes don't know exactly what they want, but he was super, you know, handsome and hairless which is -- >> always a plus. >> and the opposite of my husband and he goes to the gym a lot. >> yeah. >> which is the opposite of my husband and when he picked me up his back didn't go out all the time. >> that was nice. >> so it was fun working with him.
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he is so -- he was so great in this movie and you guys had really adorable chemistry. >> thank you. >> so he was on "girls" i think. >> he was on "girls." uh-huh. >> i love everybody around you, dakota johnson. >> yes. >> rebel wilson. jake and many others, what was it like working with this team? >> it was a great group of people. i got especially close with dakota because we did most of our stuff together and then rebel is like one of the funniest people i've ever been around just, you know, no filter, says whatever is on her mind and sometimes it's painful to hear, you know, like the truth about me. >> she just -- >> i don't know if she did that to you. did you interview her. >> no, it was george and she was very naughty. that perfect way that embarrasses george because we love when he gets embarrassed. >> great, super fun. >> you and dakota, you can tell you're very close. you feel it in the film and
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kidding when you were flirting with an interviewer recently? we saw this video. it's gone massively viral. even your husband -- there's the interviewer and then you guys are -- what's happening? why don't you describe. >> what happened is that was like at the very end of a -- >> jong junket. >> where you do four-minute interviews back to back for three or four hours and got a little crazy and we hit on this guy and it's like we forgot we were being interviewed and -- it was -- he was like such a breath of fresh air and, you know, it was fun to see him take off his shirt and -- >> he really took off his shirt. >> he took off his shirt. he unbuttoned it. >> there you go. >> the creepy girls but, yeah, you got to do what you got to do.
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world famous writer, director, even got in on the ago. saw that and tweeted out at you. does he totally get it. >> what did he tweet back. it. foursome. >> yeah. >> so you read that. >> okay. >> he's so funny. you guys don't need any lessons honor how to be single because you're in a terrific marriage with a great guy that we love visiting with. >> ah. >> what do you want to tell people about this movie? why is it a must see. >> you know, it's just a great movie to go see on valentine's day weekend and if you want to laugh and have fun and then go see it. >> there you go. a plea from your star, leslie mann who we love having here, "how to be single" hits theaters on friday, february 12th. i'm going to go outside to rob.
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>> what do i do? >> just go, rob. >> rob. >> i got it, leslie. cam dab style. omaha.
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countdown to the i'm meteorologist bill evans on the west side. you have to have all of your gear on. we'll have snow continuing for the next few hours until about noontime today. east. sunshine breaks out this >> this weather report brought to you by campbell's. back over to you. >> the newest project from nicholas sparks, he, of course, is the author behind some of
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to "the notebook." "message in a bottle." the new movie is choice" and sara haines sat down with him and the cast. >> pay attention because i'm about to tell you the secret to life. ready? the whole damn thing is about choices. >> reporter: in "the choice" nicholas sparks' 11th film adaptation benjamin and teresa play travis and gabby. two north carolina neighbors put to the ultimate test. >> travis, this is my boyfriend. >> reporter: to see how far they are willing to go to keep the hope of love alive. >> come back to me, baby. >> we sat down with benjamin, teresa and nicholas sparks himself at new york city's tavern on the green. this was the first film your production company did. how did this change your role. >> film is always a collaborative process. we were able to sit down and brainstorm. i feel that the setting is
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itself. >> teresa, your character gabby comes out kind of fighty. >> she has an idea how her life should be and all of a sudden this guy comes into her life and turns everything upside down and i think she's angry about it. and the same with him. right? >> you think i don't need anyone and you very quickly realize that he does need someone and he does need someone very specific. >> one thing i was surprised at i laughed a ton throughout the movie. why was that important in this story. >> we wanted a sense of humor which we thought would really bring the film to life in a more authentic way. >> teresa, you like myself are a huge nicholas sparks fan.
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train collapsed at the corner of worth and church streets. i don't know if the weather has been a factor in this. we can tell you, though, there have been numerous cars that have been hit by that crane. we do know that one individual was trapped at one point in one of those vehicles. they since have been taken out. we don't know if there's anyone else that has been trapped in any of those vehicles that you see there lined on the side of the screen there. this, of course, is breaking news just happening now in the middle of a snowstorm at worth and church that a train has collapsed. we're staying on top of this story. of course we have another update that will be up in about ten minutes or so. i wanted to bring you these live pictures right now from downtown in manhattan of a crane collapse, falling on several cars as you see on the
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we do know that one person was injured. they were trapped in the car and have since been removed. we'll have another update in about ten minute you like being picture perfect. you should want your banking to be too. stop into td bank and we'll help set you up with picture perfect banking. new customers, open a checking and savings account and you can get a polaroid cube+ video camera on the spot. in new york state, we believe tomorrow starts today. all across the state the economy is growing, with creative new business incentives, and the lowest taxes in decades, attracting the talent and companies of tomorrow. like in the hudson valley, with world class biotech. and on long island, where great universities are creating next generation technologies. let us help grow your company's tomorrow, today
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i'm now in my seventh year here and my office had never actually been done in it was actually the opposite. >> very much the opposite but unlike lara i dent have the diy gene so we called michael smith and "architectural digest" and they teamed up to redo it. all i had to do was write the check but as you can see this place really needed an upgrade. >> oh, yeah. >> this place is a dump. come on. and, you know, i started to feel i have to say a little bit embarrassed, you know, robin and lara and amy have all fixed up their offices, personalized them. >> love this and i love this woman. >> oh, my gosh. >> that's so great. >> it does look great together. >> made them a little bit of home and, you know, i started to feel like i'm bringing down the value of the neighborhood. this is where i start every single day. it would be great if it was a little more comfortable, a little more personal and a
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>> george's office with all due respect was shocking. >> george's office looked like a demented dorm room gone bad. >> i think the biggest transformation actually was the window because the window was just frightening and made no sense and i think the solution of using a blackout shade and then putting the wooden blinds in front of it is just really beautiful. very masculine. very sophisticated. >> the walls were really transformative. it's a little bit of a trick, i think people are often hesitant about the idea of wallpaper. it sounds like your grandpore's attic or something and i think in a sways like that with not a lot of architecture it can transform it. >> i think michael had some brilliant solutions like that cabinet. you know, i'm a big believer things shouldn't go in drawers but if they're in a cabinet you still know where things are and
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>> really believed that the pattern carpets are an interesting way to ground a room and if you put things on and they kind of hold in place so that's something that a lot of people can take away. >> i think he's going to love it. it's been a big secret. are you ready? >> let's do it. >> okay. >> oh, my gosh. this is unbelievable. so this is all the furniture that i bought. >> yeah. >> but then you figured it all out. >> these are some old beautiful photos. >> those are good, right? you have your own photos here which are great. >> we gave you this incredible -- you got it but this great cupboard. look. so it has all this great stuff. it has your water, it has a little baby refrigerator. it's completely great. >> this is crazy. >> you're never going to have to go home. it's going to be amazing. >> i did say before this happened it's like would be nice since i spend the first part of every day here to feel a little more like home and it doesn't feel like an office. >> no.
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>> we gave you plants you can't kill. they're unbelievable. >> ah. >> it's good, right. >> this is great. >> take a nap in there. >> i didn't even notice that. >> good light fixture so it's not -- >> a dimmer. >> a dimmer. >> i can't believe this is my office. this is the ultimate before and after. >> it's good. it's really good. look how nice it is seriously. >> great. >> wow, big thanks to michael and margaret. >> yeah and "architectural digest" and this is the first time george is letting any of us into his office hence the police tape. are we ready? >> let's go. >> america, let's see. george stephanopoulos' lair. come on in, everybody. wow. thank you for letting me in for the first time ever. this is so nice. do you ever really sit in this chair? >> i nap sometimes if we have to stay late after the show. >> what's your favorite part about this? >> it doesn't feel like i'm coming to work. that's the best part about it.
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this is where you store your water. this is gorgeous. i mean -- >> isn't that pretty? >> see, america, i had a feeling. and ali comes here sometimes does she approve. >> ali has not been here but she approved and wrote the piece in "architectural digest." >> she diddy. >> yes. >> alism, it's beautiful and george has been much nicer since it got done so thank you. thank you, "architectural digest." thanks for letting us come in, george. >> absolutely. hits newsstands tuesday. coming up the chefs creating the ultimate gam good morning to you. we interrupt programming once again to bring you breaking news. there's been a crane collapse
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this is at worth and church street. the exact address is 40 worth street. the crane, according to the fdny collapsed right there, trapping at least one person in a car. the condition of that person is not known. we have information and they have since been taken out. we don't know if there are other people in the other cars there. this happened about 8:24 according to an eyewitness as well this morning. we don't know if there are other people along that street and don't know if the weather was also a factor in this. we have someone on the phone, though, shawn campbell. shawn, are you there? >> i'm here, lori. >> did you witness this? >> i did. i was in my office getting my coffee ready when all of a sudden i see crumbling. >> where is your office, shawn? >> it's on 40 worth street. >> go ahead, i'm sorry. so you saw the crane come down? >> i did.
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see if everyone was okay. there was a gentleman pinned under the crane. >> do you know if this crane was working on the building at 40 worth or another building? >> no, they just week sometime, i'm not sure, but it was really tall. >> did this happen about 8:24, is that correct? >> that was about the time exactly. >> okay. were there other people in the office with you? did they also see this? >> no, it's just me. i'm usually the first one there. >> you saw it come down on the cars? >> i saw it from the window, and i wasn't was looking across. so i saw it crumble. >> we've seen this happen in inclement weather. i remember another crane collapse we had about a year or so ago when weather was a factor once again. >> right.
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initial reaction, you were standing by the window when you saw this? tell us about your reaction about all of this. >> i didn't know what was happening because it happened so fast. i could hear the bending of metal and scraping and stuff like that. when i went downstairs, though, pieces of concrete or cement were there, so i think it hit the side of the building and hitting power lines. >> so you actually went down to the street level to check it out? >> i did. >> and we've been talking about there was possibly one person who was trapped and that they were then maybe taken out. did you see anybody trapped in any of the cars? >> i did. he went in the car. i don't know if he was in the car when it fell. when i got there he was on the street and it was pretty bad. >> all right. so you said you actually did or did not see him taken out of the vehicle?
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>> oh, under the crane. okay. i would imagine there's still -- can you see emergency personnel there at all right now? >> no, because they evacuated the building off the side. >> you said there was no one else in your office so there must not have been too many people that were evacuated. >> no it was kind of early. >> what kind of building is that, shawn? >> i don't understand the question. >> is it all offices? >> it's all offices. >> no restaurants on the bottom or anything like that? >> there you are. hi. no, just inside here like a gym or, like, gymnasium for kids and stuff like that, which was closed, i believe. >> where are you right now since you evacuated? >> i'm going outside right now. >> you are standing outside? what else are you seeing, anything? >> no, just flashing lights. >> those are photos that you
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right now? >> yes, ma'am. >> i don't see what you are showing on the screen but i did send you photos. >> this was when you ran down from the office as it came down just to check it out to see what was going and started snapping away? >> exactly. >> so what we're seeing, shawn, just because i know you can't right now, we're looking at live photos right now once again of the crane that has collapsed. this is at 40 worth street. 40 and church or excuse me, forth worth street at church and worth street, a crane collapsed at 8:24 this morning. fdny saying they responded to the scene. there was an individual apparently trapped in one of those cars that was, we believe, was taken out of there and perhaps on the way to the hospital. we have rob nelson also en route to that scene to give us
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on the phone, we have shawn campbell who witnessed this. shawn, will you take us through this one more time as we've been talking with you this morning. you were in your office at 40 worth when you had the crashing metal sound? >> right. i looked out the window facing the window and i could see the crane slowly coming down. it lasted about 5, 6 seconds, maybe 10. >> so your initial response then was to go downstairs to try to see what's going on? >> right. well to see if anyone was hurt and other stuff. >> all right. we're also hearing once this crane collapsed, according to abc news and the information that we're getting from the assignment desk, there appears to be multiple injuries, at least one confirmed fatality according to the fdny.
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the crane toppling on parked cars as we can see in the photos and video that you showed us, sean. >> correct. >> this could be weather related. that's what we'll have to get more details on, also. i'm wondering if meteorologist bill evans is miked up. bill? >> i'm sorry? >> i was trying to check, sean, with our meteorologist, bill evans, to see if we could get information from him as to whether or not what the role weather could have played. >> lori, i'm looking back and doing a little forensics trying to get an idea of what was happening at that hour. wind gusts were at 22 miles per hour. you've had heavy snow and rain mix. so as you go up with height with any crane, the higher you go, the stronger the winds are. so you could essentially say
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particular timer with in the 30 mile-per-hour range, and suesp, if we could take the action cue track radar -- the accu track radar, we can look at the winds to see what time the winds were going. you are looking at 12, 15, 13 mile-per-hour winds here as we go back in time. if we go all the way back to the earlier hours, you could see that northerly wind, which would push that right down worth street, which is a street that runs, basically north/south. so you are looking at a north- northeast wind with heavy, wet snow. so with higher altitude as you go up, you would be looking at mostly ice gathering on that crane could make a case for the heavy, wet snow.
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because of the wind itself canyoning through the building. so we'll see later when the forensics are done, but it is quite likely weather did have something to do with it. >> now we're getting word that there's bane water main break at worth street and west broadway. also just another factor being thrown into the mix of the crane collapse, which happened about 8:24 this morning. bill evans saying at that time, there was heavy snow mixed with rain as well that wind speeds of some 22 miles per hour. when this crane came down, it appears to be a huge construction site that's going on right there. it came down crashing on several parked cars. we have reports from the fdny that at least one fatality and numerous injuries. we also have on the phone with
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to be at 40 worth street, which is where this was took place. he was the only witness that we know of at least right now. sean, are you still with us? did we lose sean? billion, lil bill, i'm coming back to you as we talk about the wind speed being 22 miles per hour and you factor in the heavy snow. it's kind of a mix of predictability that something could go wrong? >> i was taking a look at some of the winds we were talking about, and the wind at 808 was a 23 mile-per-hour wind gust at lower manhattan. you can see it on the accutrack radar. this is coming up on 8:08 a.m. as we go a little farther in time. that's pretty much where the winds were at that particular hour. you can see the wet snow that is there, too. winds through that area almost double in effect because of the canyoning of the buildings,
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and know after that. >> also on the phone, tom, a commissioner, thank you for being with us this morning. >> you are welcome. >> when you heard about this, we've had these types of scenarios before, and bill's talking about the wind speed and heavy snow that was going on. the fdny is giving us the report of at least one fatality and other injuries involved. give us your shouts. >> immediately you think of the weather so they may have been ajusting it, adding a piece or moving it. it could have been a mistake. it could have been a malfunction in the equipment. really it's too soon to know. it doesn't seem like a tremendous amount of snow. it looks icy and slippy reason wind was significant but they won't put it up at a certain level.
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