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good morning, america. breaking overnight, dramatic rescues. this school bus caught by rising floodwaters. inflatable boats ferrying the kids to safety. >> these are firefighters rescuing more than 135 people. >> others towed to high ground from flooded homes. and the lightning. how it started this massive fire. >> the feds raiding this home. the woman calling herself young lioness behind bars. her frightening plan, the third woman arrested in the latest efforts to stop home grown attacks. shark attack. a diver bitten in florida. >> a lot of blood on the boat. bleeding quite a bit. >> it comes just as families hitting the beach for spring break. the predators spotted swimming nearby. even just a few feet away from
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the beach. the lurking danger in the water. ♪ the story of my life ♪ and new direction. the first photo of the boy band as a foursome. their revealing words on zayn's departure. their music and their lives. ♪ the story of my life ♪ good morning. we are just hours away from the tip-off if final four games the two final four played tonight. >> yes, sports fanaticism the story of so many of our lives, right? it is the unbeaten kentucky team taking on wisconsin and michigan tate versus duke the respective ive winners are face off monday night and full coverage coming up on "good morning america."
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>> i want to point out. paula picked three out of the four teams in her bracket. >> dumb luck. >> mine is hovering around zero. moving on now we tart with overnight developments from the flood zone. >> a night of incredible water rescues after rain triggered major flash flooding. alex perez is in louisville kentucky, one of the worst hit spots with the latest. >> reporter: they got more than 5 inches in a 24-hour period and this creating big problems across the midsouth. overnight more than 30 million americans dealing with a deadly string of storms. tornado warning sirens sounding the alarms as hail torrential rains and wind up to 68 miles per hour battered tennessee. causing power outages in
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thousands of hopes and reports of hail in georgia. kentucky friday roads collapsing as rushing water tore through neighborhoods. one woman dead after floodwaters swept her car off the road. rescuers using inflatable rafts to pull students and a driver from their submerged school bus. across the state, the heavy rains stranding drivers. and trapping people in their homes. abc louisville's brooke hash capturing some live. >> reporter: this is what we've been seeing all morning long. firefighters rescuing mother than 135 people at this point. >> reporter: this morning, firefighters still battling a fire at this ge plant believed to be sparked by lightning. overnight in alabama, up to five strikes hitting every minute. >> wow. >> reporter: lighting up the skies. and as they begin drying out here there is some good news. sunshine is in the forecast for the weekend.
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dan. >> alex, thank you so the question, of course, is when do we get a break from the severe weather? over to rob who is tracking it all. good morning, sir. >> the shift has moved to the east but it won't be as bad as it was yesterday. the last two days as a matter of fact but the rainfall is what's the most dramatic. over 5 inches in louisville and lexington, jackson, the most they've ever recorded in a 24-hour period. look at these storm reports. 64. mostly wind and hail throughout the day and in those two area low pressure moves off to the east. the change in the weather will be across the northeast where the back side is going to have cold air. with that we'll see snow. could see over 8 inches in the higher elevation, northern new york, northern new england and strong winds today so even though it's spring we're feeling a little bit of winter weather across the northeast. we'll talk about that later on. >> all right rob, thank you. we do have more disturbing signs of homegrown radicals on u.s. soil. another woman, the sixth american in just the last few weeks has been busted for allegedly trying to join isis
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oversees or even launch an attack. from philadelphia and was traced through her social media account where allegedly she told an isis fighter the opportunity, quote, would be amazing. abc's jim avila joining us from the white house. hi, jim. >> reporter: good morning, paul l.a. it's become one of our biggest homeland security threats, americans threatening other americans with terror. turning on their own country. take a look at this exclusive video from our station in philadelphia, wpvi. a federal agent searching the home of 30-year-old keonna thomas, just two days before prosecutors say she was set to board a plane to join isis fighters overseas. thomas officials said went by young lioness telling a known isis fighter that becoming a martyr would be amazing, a girl could only wish. >> on wednesday we'll be back in court for a detention hearing and preliminary hearing. >> reporter: thomas, now the
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third american woman in just two days arrested on terrorism charges after a sting operation thursday captured two new york women allegedly planning to detonate a bomb somewhere on u.s. soil. according to court documents, 28-year-old noelle velentzas and fellow queens native asia siddiqui, prosecutors say the pair were obsessed with pressure cookers like those used to attack in the boston marathon to launch an attack on homeland. >> this is another great example of the fbi getting in front of a potential terrorist act and basically are able to sort of control what happens. >> reporter: investigators say thursday's arrest was triggered when siddiqui who allegedly calls osama bin laden a hero gathered several propane tanks along with instructions on how to turn them into explosives. her attorney says she plans to plead not guilty. >> i know it's a serious case but we're going to fight it out
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in court. >> reporter: noelle velentzas' defense did not comment. if convicted thomas would serve 15 years in prison. she has not entered a plea. dan and paul. >> jim avila, we thank you. time to check the morning's other headlines. we get it over to ron. you're leading with breaking news on an escaped killer. >> actually we just changed and had an updated story overnight is a casino brawl right here in queens. a massive brawl inside of a packed casino here in new york city, the dramatic scene inside the resorts world casino in queen, it happened late friday night captured on cell phone video. two dozen were involved in the melee. chairs were flying in parts of the 4-year-old casino trashed. so far people have been arrested in connection with that fight. no word on how many were injured and now to that story that you're referring to there, dan. new details breaking overnight. a convicted killer at the center of a dramatic prison escape has brian williams captured. kamron taylor, you see him there
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in possession of a gun and arrested friday. surveillance pictures wednesday from the corrects facility show the 23-year-old wearing the uniform of an officer that he was accused of overpowering and allegedly stealing his keys before making his getaway. a somali militant gro promised more blood bloody attacks. this morning a survivor of that was found alive after hiding out in a cupboard for two days. this as the kenyan interior minister says that there were five arrests in connection have been made with that attack. a solemn procession in rome as the pope celebrated good friday mass. at one point pope francis praying before the main altar, you see there at st. peter's basilica. the pontiff leading a can'tle lit procession around the colosseum. the symbolic walk around rome's
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most famous landmarks commemorating jesus' final walk through the streets of jerusalem carrying the cross. sarah brady, the widow of james brady has died. her late husband of course was gravely wounded during the attempt on president reagan's life in 1981. afterward she became one of the country's leading advocates of gun control. sarah brady was 73. a pet owner's cat cam video has helped police nab a couple that they say pulled off a string of thefts and burglaries. the video shows the man allegedly breaking into a home armed with a large knife and taking off with bags loaded with items from that house. police say the man in the video and his girlfriend are believed to have stolen $9,000 in jewelry at a local walmart. >> the camera was on the actual cat. >> the camera was on -- yes. >> cats are known for a lot of thing, crime stopping, not one of them. >> it worked out. >> we got more. finally, a missouri woman gets her stolen car back with some
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flashy new upgrades. what becky's ford fusion used to look like before it was stolen monday. 48 hours later on wednesday, going to show there becky posted a facebook picture of her new ride thanks to the thieves for pimping out her car in a new -- with a new red stripe and painted rims. it turns out a neighbor spotted the car and called police. she's having a hard time getting that red paint out and also there is the distinctive odor of marijuana that she's trying to fumigate. >> any hydraulics or bounce? >> i don't know. >> maybe some new tunes. >> we'll look into that by the time of "pop news." >> investigates later in the show. thank you, ron. go to florida and one man's close encounter with a shark. this man had to be airlifted to the hospital after an attack in the water coming at an especially worrying time as it is packed with spring breakers.
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linzie janis is on the story. >> reporter: florida is ground zero for shark attacks and beachgoers on high alert after this latest attack the victim bitten at least twice by a suspected bull shark. this morning, a man lucky to be alive after his spearfishing trip off the coast of the jupiter inlet turned violent. >> he was bleeding quite a bit. >> reporter: the victim attacked friday by what some witnesses believe was a bull shark. >> you could see his wet suit was embedded in it and looks like it took a good chunk out. >> reporter: suffering wounds to his torso and neck was air of-lifted conscious the entire time. yesterday's horrific incident comes just as spring break is in full swing families and college students flocking to florida beaches have plenty of unwanted company. these destinations common for the deadly predators, more than half of u.s. shark attacks in
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2014 in florida's warm waters. take a look at this. just one day earlier, hundreds of sharks flooded the waters south of the sebastian inlet and earlier this week -- >> shark chmerkovskiy. >> reporter: this terrifying warning. >> get out. >> it's a shark. >> yelled out from a beachside balcony to swimmers in destin florida. the two men just feet from a feeding frenzy. the shark taking on a stingray in gulf waters. >> get out! >> wow according to the university of florida's international shark attack file there were 72 unprovoked shark attacks worldwide last year. 52 of those occurred in the waters off the united states. most in florida. on the upside though these non nonfatal attacks, best described as a shark bite are increaseing whereas fatales are decreasing. >> they're still very rare. >> one more reason to stay in fresh water. just saying that, as well. >> but there are other thing,
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snapping turtles and leeches. >> never leave your home. you'll be okay. >> exactly. thank you. what started with 64 teams is now down to four. it's all come down to the final four matchups in march madness for the coveted college hoop crown and all eyes are on the kye wildcats who are trying to do something that no other team has done in roughly 40 years. and espn "sportscenter" lindsay czarniak joining us with all the excite many. >> hey, paula. all four teams described as loose, really doing their best to enjoy and soak up this experience. but that's understandable because of the leadership. the four coaches leading these teams have combined to make 25 appearances in the final four so now it's time for the players to keep those title hopes alive. this morning the remaining teams that have made it this far to the final four wake up knowing tonight dreams will be made and hearts will be broken.
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kentucky, wisconsin, duke and michigan state hoping they are one of the two left standing. kentucky continues its pursuit of perfection trying to make history with a perfect 40-0 un undefeated record. kentucky coach john calipari staying humble. >> we are not a perfect team. we're undefeated but we're not perfect. >> reporter: kentucky's opponent, wisconsin. >> dekker with a three. >> reporter: with a chip on its shoulder and now touting the player of the year franka minsky the winner of that game will face either duke or michigan state, the lowest seed but not to be counted out. spartans head coach tom izzo is loose, so loose earlier this week he shared some of his other hobbies with me. >> if this job doesn't pan out, i can always go back to putting soles in heels on shoes. >> reporter: to the team izzo's facing duke s jones and jahlil okafor making a pact to play college hoops together and running down the court towards a national title. politicians getting in on the madness. wisconsin governor scott walker
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and kentucky governor steve bashir striking a friendly wager. betting wisconsin cheese sausage and kentucky bourbon for a wildcats win. a bet with higher stakes. derek steven threw down $20,000 on arch rival spartans so if they win it all he collects a cool million bucks. >> i was trying to take a bet that had some good long shot odds. easy to try to pick a favorite like kentucky. >> reporter: michigan state head coach tom izzo is the first coach by the way to reach three final fours as a five seed or lower. and you had them going very far initially. >> i did. i had them willing it all. somebody called me out. i had michigan state playing in the national championship game -- >> in the top ten in the celebrity bracket. >> thank you. >> girl power. >> i'll slip you your money later. >> i have wisconsin winning so we'll see what happens. very good. >> i picked a team that had a logo of a bird.
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>> louisville cardinals. >> it wasn't even a basketball team. >> but it was a good effort. >> a good effort. i will say it was a good pick until last week. >> randomly with my mouth. >> always a pleasure to have you here. thank you. turning now to a comedy legend she entertained so many of us with her crazy antics but some people say there's really nothing funny about the lucille ball statue built in her hometown. >> this thing is scary and it makes her look -- >> that is not her. >> now though there is a new push to c this thing and sara haines is here with that story. what's going on? >> we've had pictures taken where we wonder is it a bad angle or is that what everyone is seeing? imagine that being set in stone. this morning this statue of beloved comedian lucille ball has i l love lucy fans expressing their hate online. >> i'm sick of the sight of your face. >> reporter: a facebook campaign called we love lucy get rid of
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the statue says the mayor of the town has some 'splainin' to do. >> lucy. >> reporter: the complaint, the monument looks nothing like the icon ic iconic -- >> are you unpopular. the answer is in this little bought. >> reporter: the mayor says he knows the bronze is a bust. >> right then and there they knew it didn't look like lucy. >> reporter: critics calling the monument ugly a dishonor, even terrifying. >> waaahhh! >> reporter: the statue erected near lucille ball's hometown of jamestown, new york, in 2009 goes down alongside other famously misbegotten memorials. this painting of the duchess of cambridge royally criticized as flufrpy and ghastly. football fans outraged when deion sanders was honored at hall of fame induction with this bust looking more like quarterback troy aikman than the former 49er. ♪ >> that's pretty ba-ba-lousy.
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>> reporter: the mayor says while the statue lucy fans are calling for might not happen plans are under way to show the artist some much needed love. ♪ i love lucy and she loves me ♪ ♪ we're as happy as two can be ♪ >> i mean i don't want to insult someone who clearly put a lot of work into it but it lacks a little resemblance. >> feel free to insult. >> it's rough. it looks a birth like a man demon verse of lucy. >> with a smile on her face. >> no one wants to see that. >> the deion sanders bust also a bust. >> would not have recognized that at all. >> not worthy of prime time. >> we would make sure that if we ever erected a bust in your honor it would look just like you. >> i should hope so. >> you can't make that face twice. you can't make that face twice. >> thank you. >> it was a compliment. i have no idea what i'm saying. >> so few from you i have to
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watch my back. let's take -- you know, i'm holding on to winter. so is ron so we give you this video -- >> no, you're not. >> from breckenridge colorado. i tell you what in april you can get some of this and it is fantabulous. sun is bright and dry snow and get it knee-deep and get that -- you get that stuff just flying in your face and need a snorkel sometimes. gorgeous. good snow conditions out and across parts of the west and better snow conditions a little bit of snow coming down across the sierras. boy, do they desperately need it. california snowpack so scarily low. a little bit from this system that pours into the pacific northwest and eventually slide down into california and there's another one coming next week the good news for california. 31 degrees in kansas city 32 degrees in denver. these are the temperatures. right about now, 29 degrees in chicago, some colder air coming in behind that system that produced that severe weather. pattern shift coming. that trough that we had out east for pretty much all winter long
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is going to become a i'm. that means spring finally from texas all the way up to the northeast but that also means some spring energy from the strong jet stream and thunderstorms could become severe as we go towards wednesday and thursday >> and good morning washington forecaster dave here. get ready f for the coolest day of thee weekend. cloudy skies over annapolis this mornin temperatures will be c cooling off today. winds out of the othe northwhwest anywhere from 2 20-30 miles pehour. we're going to see sunshihine this afternoon. a high aboutut 58 degrees. chillyonight. about0 degrees d for easteter susunday, tempatures 62 and delightful.. >> and our viewers have voted there's only one man worthy of a bust on this desk and it's ron. >> you're right. correct. >> because he's so humble. >> ron may have tampered with the voting. thank you, guys.
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coming up here on "gma," fresh fireworks in court in the robert durst case. why it led to a shouting match. a group of mormon fundamentalists still practicing polygamy. dan questions the city leaders about whether they're controlled by their pedophile prophet behind bars. the new shots of taylor swift with the deejay rumored to be her beau. we have them in "pop news." >> still together. >> yeah. >> that's amazing. "good morning america" is brought to you by bush's baked beans. enjoy bush's baked beans. it's the vegetable that kids love. sking kids what their favorite vegetable is. kids? [ crickets chirping ] now we're gonna give those same kids bush's baked beans. [ kids ] mmmm... finally, we're gonna tell them that bush's baked beans are actually a veg-- tut-tut-tut. ix-nay on the egetable-vay. oh, right. bush's secret family recipe gives them a delicious flavor so they're a [whispers] vegetable
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and coming up on "gma," what happened to the witnesses that robert durst's hearing? the fbi agents that went m.i.a. >> and the fundamentalist mormon church said to be run by warren jeffs behind bars. ♪ ♪ ♪
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>> andood morning washgtonne we hit 73 degrees yesterday despite that rain. clouds throughout. is afternoon the sun will come back.. it looks likehe latatter part weekend, easter, delightful. mperaturures mild. 56 at reaeagan national. cooler air coming our r way
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courtesy o some nohwterly nds. 29 mileser hour at winchester. 28 at reagan. we cld have gusts today over 30 miles per hour. the rain ving well out toto the east. in itsts wake with that cold front, high pressure coming in. today 58 degrees. hold on to yr hat out ththere.e. tonight down rig chilly. tomorr just a pacacific northwest day. 62 and lots of sunshe. for the nats hom
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look closely. that is a real treat from the skies. it's a total lunar eclipse, also known as a blood moon taking place this morning. the moon enters the earth's shadow. the full eclipse lasting only about five minutes and those on the western coastline having the best visible. others witnessing a partially eclipse but totally cool. >> i love official weather nerd rob marciano when the video comes up, he goes yes. >> i know. >> come on. how do you not get excited about that? >> wasn't a total eclipse of the heart. >> bonnie raitt. who was that? >> no. >> who was that -- >> oh, my gosh. >> wow. stumper. >> "pop news." >> we'll search the google and -- >> update. >> in "pop." also coming up we'll travel to a remote outpost of an outlaw religion. the flds the it willalist mormons who practice polygamy
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and controlled by this man, warren jeffs but new and intriguing signs of change in this community as we said that is coming up. first, though the new sound and fury in the case of the real estate heir, robert durst. >> there was apparent yelling after several defense witnesses failed to show for the last hearing and mara schiavocampo is on the case for us this morning. good morning mara. >> reporter: paula, good morning. two of those no shows were law enforcement agents, prosecutors saying they needed more time to review documents. that gun charge hearing is postponed for a week as durst attorneys are trying to get him extra quited to california so he can begin fighting first degree murder charges. this morning preliminary haergdz coming to a screeching halt for robert durst. awaiting trial for murder as this louisiana courtroom has become the scene of shouting matches between prosecutors and durst defense >> it sounds like to me they're trying to hide the ball. >> reporter: kick degeurin
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filing this motion overnight, asking the judge to declare durst's arrest in the new orleans hotel illegal after prosecutors called no witnesses and despite being subpoenaed by the defense, two fbi agents and a state trooper never showed up. >> we're entitled to cross-examine the witnesses against us. you cannot cross-examine an affidavit. >> reporter: the agents were supposed to testify about the warrant used to search durst's room where they discovered a .38 caliber special revolver and marijuana. degeurin says there was no probable cause and because of that the prosecution's case is shockingly inadequate. >> there is almost no chance that a judge is going to rule that the arrest warrant was invalid. this case is almost certainly going to go to trial. >> reporter: the legal roadblock a surprising turn for a case that shot to national fame with what appears to be durst's on-like confession at the conclusion of the hbo docudrama "the jinx." >> i killed them all, of course.
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>> reporter: the judge issuing a ruling on thursday the trial for at least one more week pending the outcome of an april 9th hearing to determine whether durst can be extradited to california to face the first degree murder charge and saying the missing law enforcement officers may be held in contempt of court for what degeurin called a misguided attempt to conceal facts. now, in the california murder case, durst could face the death penalty. but right now he's being held without bail in louisiana on those gun charges and could stay there until they are resolved. a lot of issues going on. >> this may not resolve quickly. >> could take a long time before we get to the murder case. >> thank you in now a farmer is reliving the moment that he thought he was a goner. eric baker knew that climbing into a grain bin is a risky thing to do but never thought his life was about to change in an instant. >> what i was doing specifically that day is by far the most dangerous thing a farmer can do. on a farm you're always around
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dangerous things and a grain bin is one of the most dangerous. the unload from the grain bin stopped running so there was something wrong. my job that day was to go up over the top of the grain bin, crawl down the ladder inside and poke for rotten corn. we were guessing that that's what was wrong. i made the shelf of corn collapse and i fell through the corn. >> ben! ben! ben! >> i stopped. looked up at the top of the bin and he didn't surface and i thought he's probably doing a little knocking some corn down. >> never think those silos can be so dangerous. it's like quicksand but something he was wearing may have helped save his life. watch the rest of the story on "in an instant" tonight at 9:00 right here on abc.
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i know all of us are compelled to watch that after seeing bits and pieces. >> quite a clip. quite a clip. let's look at the other headlines from ron. what's going on? >> good morning to you again, dan and paula. sara robert good morning to you. good morning, everyone. we begin with the deadly string of storms battering the midsouth. dramatic rescues across kentucky, crews using inflatable rafts to pull students from a school bus. one woman died after her car was swept off the road. rob's forecast coming up a little bit later. tiger woods says he's ready for augusta and will return to play in the masters tournament ending a two-month absence. he has not won a major since the 2008 u.s. open. and this woman sarah thomas who reportedly is the nfl's first referee, the mother of three could be making the calls on the field this upcoming nfl season. >> good for her. >> finally instead of chasing a criminal police in round rock
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texas, were chasing a buffalo. the bison named big boy escaped by jumping a hot wire and barbed wire fence narrowly missing an oncoming car. big boy's enother says the bison is a gentle giant and since it's springtime he was getting a little frisky looking for some new grass and other stuff. >> just the new grass. >> racing after him with lights and horns, i'd run too. >> that's a good point. >> if you were a buffalo you'd run too. >> i can channel my inner buffalo. >> your inner tutonka is from "dances with wolves"? >> yes. >> let's get it over to weather clicker. >> i'm going clickerless so forgive me. >> no clicker. >> we're just going to roll with it. because of that i have no idea what i'm doing. boston tower camera. let's take it there. there it is.
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looking good. 48 degrees. and it's going to be kind of breezy today. that front that brought all that severe weather across the midsouth is pushing off to the east but the back side of it will bring some chilly conditions across not only the northeast but parts of the appalachians, as well. wind advisories could see them gusting to 50 miles an hour and we touched on northern new england could see several inches of snow. just the winter that won't end across parts of the northeast. here's your front pushes off towards the east. temperatures will cool behind it. 50s in new york city. 39 in buffalo. 60 in. thankfully drier across the flood zone of the ohio river valley. still dry out west for now and warm. 91 degrees expected at palm springs, 81 in los angeles. you'll cool down a little as we go towards next week. 91 for the high temperature in phoenix. and what would today be without an easter sunday forecast with your colored eggs. nice and rain across parts of the south and showers roll into northern california. >> and good morning washington.
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the rain is moving out. gugusty winds moving in. highgh temperaturere 58. downighthilly tonight. abou40 and then a wonderful easter day. temperatur tomorrow out 62. >> this weather report brought to you by pruedential and the eggs brought to you by dan manzo. >> happy passover to our friends who celebrated last night. >> belated good friday. coming up here on "gma," in a polygamist community, intriguing changes. why this simple public school is a radical act. and the royal treat for "game of thrones" fans from the man who wrote the book up ahead in "pop news."
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welcome back. this morning we have an inside look at the small but radical changes in a community that has for decades been the stronghold of a it willist mormon church known as the flds. >> we recently traveled to this isolated desert community that is still allegedly controlled by the imprisoned flds prophet, this man, warren jeffs and what we found is things are slowly
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starting to shift in fascinating and sometimes moving ways. this would not have been possible even just last year. >> so you looked it up. good job. >> reporter: a public school for 13 years, public education was outlawed by the prophet of the flds warren jeffs who even though he's now in prison for marrying and raping underage girls is alleged by federal authorities to still govern nearly every aspect of life in this polygamist community where the women wear prairie dresses but now in these twin towns along the border of arizona and utah his grip appears to be weakening as this school illustrates. for keisha barlow it's her first time in school. >> i thought it would be kind of weird but i guess it's okay. >> i have noticed that sometimes they will be wearing your traditional dresses or your traditional wear. they have slowly evolved into blue jeans.
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>> reporter: there are other signs of change here. a new subway and the decision by warren jeffs' bodyguard to purchase a compound built for the move fete and turn it into a bed and breakfast. >> these are typical rooms here and very comfortable. >> reporter: the church is under legal assault too. the federal government accusing local officials here of being controlled by warren jeffs, a charge town council members did not seem to want to answer. you wouldn't want to respond to that? an attorney for the town council later insisted that officials do not take their orders from jeffs but it's clear in this divided town that many believe their prophet an admitted pedophile is a victim of prejudice. is that the true of what's happening with the prophet? >> in my opinion, yes. >> reporter: despite the ongoing tension optimists point to this school as evidence that this community is now firmly on its way to joining mainstream america.
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they weren't super happy to see me at the town council meeting but that school, many of the kids come in several grade levels behind but the principal says they are able to catch up quickly. >> just great to see progress and it's fascinating to see that's still going on in america in 2015. >> that was my thought statistically. >> thank you very much. coming up on "good morning america" one direction speaking out about their new direction. life without zayn and their plans for the future. all coming up with the one and only sara haines. in the poppiest news of all time.
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♪ ♪ ♪ ron is playing the drums it can only mean one thing time for "pop news" and sara haines. >> the news everyone has been waiting for "the sun" newspaper revealed the first photos of one
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direction minus one as a foursome. the remaining members of the band opened up about their life on the regard following zayn's departure sawing they're gutted but stronger and 100% committed to the band which is good to hear. they will continue. taylor swift and calvin harris one of the hottest couples right now. they still haven't publicly confirmed their relationship but as the saying goes a picture is worth a thousand words and look how cute they are right here almost holding hands as they leave a club in l.a. at one point during the night swift was even spotted sitting in the deejay's lap. things are heating up. >> naughty, naughty. >> yeah. "game of thrones" author george r.r. martin developing a new tv series "the hollywood reporter" says it's called "captain cost most" who focuses on a young science fiction story. "game of thrones" fans need not worry the author just released an excerpt that follow ss her new
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life in the veil. >> the new show sounds like strongly autobiographical on his part. fascinating guy. >> this is my favorite. get ready. a comedy trio in sydney australia, has gone viral with their lip-sync video called through time. through seven decades including elvis presley's "haunt dog" ♪ you ain't nothing but a hound dog crying all the time ♪ >> looks like elvis. ♪ you ain't no friend of mine ♪ ♪ help i need somebody help not just anybody ♪ >> these girls are so super talented i could not get enough. i watched it three tlieps it morning. i'm not sure why they're inside a car but it doesn't inhibit their dance moves. >> they're always in a car. >> i think it kind of gives them a novelty but racked up more than 2 million views on facebook. i know it's not the important
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facts but they're beautiful and as they transform throughout the video you're like these girls are so awesome. >> i love that you had enough time to watch this several times over. >> "pop news" needs a lot of -- >> can i just quickly say in my against at the beginning of this half hour we were talking about total eclipse of the heart. i said it's bonnie raitt. i was close. bonnie tyler. bonnie tyler. there we go. ♪ and i need you more than ever ♪ >> on national tv. ♪ if you only hold me tight ♪ ♪ we'd be holding on forever ♪ ♪ and we'd only be making it right ♪ >> i knew that would happen. >> "pop news." thank you. >> great "pop news" as always. we'll be right back.
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>> there it is. >> back to this. >> rob is freaking out. that is the picture of the blood moon, is that what it's called? >> almost at totality. check it out. >> like a pizza. anchor: good morning. getting a check of the top stories. maryland state police have confirmed that a male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the beltway overnight just before 2:00 this morning. we don't have many details of where we don't have a word on his condition. we are awaiting more information from the police. in arlington county an investigation continues after a three-car crash left a man dead.
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this was around 8:30 last night on north glebe and old dominion near marymount university. a truck traveling northbound rear-ended a jaguar sending it across the intersection and head on into another vehicle. witnesses report that the struck then flipped over at least once and the driver died at the scene. so far he has not been identified. dave what is it going to be like? dave: a cold front coming through and we have sprinkles earlier and clouds in. we go to alexandria to the belle haven country club. 52 degrees and trees swaying in the breeze. temperatures in the low 50's. we won't do too much better, topping out upper 50's. the big story is the wind gusting out of the northwest 35 miles an hour at dulles, 21 reagan national. hold on to your latinos.hats. the rain is gone and eventually we will get sunshine this
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afternoon. high in the upper 50's and tonight temperatures in the 40's, 30's in the suburbs. close to freezing. tomorrow a beautiful easter sunday 62 and maybe 70 for the nats' home opener. getting better. anchor: thank you for watching. have a great saturday.
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