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good morning, america. and winter whiplash. deadly flash floods devastating the midwest. dramatic rescues as the rivers rise. including a high school basketball team swept away on their bus and now snow and ice slamming the east as 20 states and an estimated 70 million americans face winter storm warnings. breaking overnight, the so-called affluenza teen ethan couch captured in mexico after a massive manhunt. the 18-year-old on the run for weeks with his mother changing his appearance and fleeing the country after allegedly violating probation for a deadly drunk driving accident. how authorities finally caught him. also this morning a race
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country singer. disappearing while duck hunting in treacherous weather conditions. his boat found capsized, friends and family now fearing for his life and the search under way at this hour. go go high in the sky the college students going head-to-head for cornhole. who will win one of the most popular games as the schools get ready for the huge football playoffs. go big or go home good morning, america. great to have "world news tonight" anchor david muir with us once again. always a pleasure and we have breaking news to begin with on "good morning america." that manhunt for the wealthy teen, ethan couch, on the run with his mom after allegedly violating probation for a deadly drunk driving accident. he's transformed his look there and now detained in mexico. we'll have the latest coming up. also breaking, the weather
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millions of americans preparing for a messy commute, pictures from wcvb in boston. what a mess. the midwest, as well, reeling from that deadly flash flooding and rob is in missouri right now. this whole system moving eastward, as well. >> it is, indeed, david. the mississippi and tributaries rising as well. the rainfall has stopped but the residents of this town have built this levee with heavy equipment and dozens volunteering to fill the sandbags in the hopes of saving their town when the river rises and crests later on this week. blizzard conditions, combining with record rainfall and floods, claiming dozens of lives as the deadly midwest storm barrels morning. in missouri four visiting soldiers stationed at a local military base dead after their car swept away in this flooded roadway. dozens of volunteers are now scrambling to fill sandbags and
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dempsey to crest higher than it has in 22 years. >> never really faced with it being so fast, the waters come up really fast. >> reporter: water rescues across the midwest. >> water rescue. school bus occupied by at least 18. >> reporter: overnight in illinois this school bus carrying a girl's high school basketball team skidded off the road and into floodwaters. brianna george was on that bus, 18 years old. some were crying. >> reporter: in oklahoma residents panicked as the illinois river crest three times higher than its previous high in the 1950s. >> i've lived here for 30 years and never before seen anything like this. >> reporter: while in texas the cleanup from those monster tornadoes giving way to ice and sleet. incredible amounts of rainfall here for december, look at these totals over a foot in many spots from southwest missouri across into illinois and all of this water has got to get through the river systems and why it'll take
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to crest. we have flood warnings in advance and flood watches in advance of the next system rolling into the northeast causing its own set of problems in new england with the form of sleet and snow and by the way it is snowing here a little this morning adding insult to injury for these folks battling the floods. >> so many impacted. thank you. that monster winter storm system is on the move as you just heard from rob, snow and ice causing major problems for millions of americans hitting the road this morning. 20 states now under winter storm alerts. abc's linzie janis is in boston which just last winter got that record-breaking amount of snow. linzie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, amy. this winter has finally arrived. overnight the boston area getting up to 3 inches of snow but the real issue is this freezing rain and sleet that you see now. it creates ice on the roadways, we are just outside of the city on the massachusetts turnpike. drivers here being asked to take extreme caution. the concern is with this being
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season it could catch people off guard. boston, of course, did have its snowiest winter on record, 110.6 inches in total. a lot of people not ready to go through that again. david and amy. >> thanks. drive safely with the team. we move on to breaking news overnight, mexican authorities, as you mentioned, detaining wealthy 18-year-old ethan couch. known as the affluenza teen after a fatal drunk driving accident. the texas teenage and his mother on the run for weeks after he allegedly violated probation, they were both taken into custody near puerto vallarta. abc's matt gutman has the latest. matt, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, david. we learned that authorities are now in the process of bringing them back here. now, the u.s. marshal's office alerted the mexicans they were in puerto vallarta on christmas or the day after, two days later they nabbed them off a busy tourist street. ethan couch famously blond apa lrpts i dyeing his hair and
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a three-week-long international manhunt for ethan couch coming to an end in mexico. with this booking photo. abc news confirming the 18-year-old and his mother tanya were detained at about 6 p.m. in the popular resort town of puerto vallarta. the blond teen's hair and goatee now died black. his shirt open. his hands appear to be cuffed behind his back. the mother who authorities tell us refused to sit still to be photographed apparently also changing her look. cutting her hair, mother and son are now being transported to guadalajara as the legal process to fly them back to the u.s. begins. >> affluenza. >> too rich for jail. >> reporter: he was just 16 when he killed four people drunk driving in 2013. he pled guilty but was sentenced to only probation after his legal team argued he suffered from affluenza. an unrecognized condition caused by his spoiled upbringing that apparently prevented him from knowing right from wrong.
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sparked such outrage that sparked such emotion from people. four totally innocent people were taken away in a second by the irresponsible actions of this juvenile. >> reporter: this social media video shows couch in a party near a beer pong table. the sheriff tells abc news that possible parole violation is what caused couch now 18 to flee. >> but i think it was the trigger that sent him running once that video surfaced. >> reporter: the u.s. marshals and fbi joined the hunt for couch last week amid worries the parolee would flee the country and change his appearance. >> he is not the kind of person who rehabilitate, who learns his lesson. >> reporter: after his conviction he didn't spend a single day in prison. that is likely to change but because he is still considered a juvenile here in texas and because he's still suspected of only a single violation of parole he probably won't spend david. >> matt, thanks so much.
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this morning. dan, always great to have you with us. if he was on the run because of these social media videos >> sure. it doesn't help at all that he's seems to be trying to escape. but as an escape effort, you go to puerto vallarta over christmas when everyone there are american tourists? i mean, i think there's this image that, oh, you can go to mexico and escape justice. if you go to mexico they're going to send you back. if you go to mexico you have to hide in mexico. you can't go to puerto vallarta and hope that you're not going to get caught there. so, he is in more legal trouble than he was but i think matt is right, that you're talking about still limited amount of time behind bars because they're still going to have to prove that he violated the probation in the sense that he was drinking. just being at the party where people are drinking isn't going to be enough to put him behind bars but the fact that he left and if they can prove that he was trying to escape that could
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>> all right, so don't go to puerto vallarta. that's the lesson here. in the meantime, how much does the mother face in terms of run. >> if the goal was, if the intent was for her to help him evade justice she could be facing the criminal justice system, as well. so they're now both facing the possibility of being in jeopardy because of this but, again, they'll have to prove that they weren't just on vacation but that this was an intentional >> thanks. now to cleveland, a city on edge this morning after a grand jury decided thought to indict the two police officers involved in that shooting death of 12-year-old tamir rice. rice's family saying they are saddened but not surprised by the grand jury's decision. abc's t.j. holmes has the latest. >> reporter: marches in cleveland overnight. in new york city, as well. after a grand jury refused monday to indict two officers in
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12-year-old tamir rice. >> the death of tamir rice was an absolute tragedy. it was horrible, unfortunate and regrettable but it was not by the law that binds us a crime. >> reporter: the shooting captured on surveillance video was a perfect storm of human error according to the prosecutor. rice was shot by rookie officer timothy loehmann outside a cleveland rec center. the officer and his training partner were responding to a report of someone with a gun. he mistook rice's toy gun for a real one. >> to any observer it's difficult to distinguish between the real and fake gun. >> reporter: the shooting shook cleveland. tamir's mother made clear in an earlier interview with george stephanopoulos what she hoped the outcome of the investigation would be. >> i'm looking for a conviction. for both of the officers. >> reporter: but the rice family lawyer claims the prosecutor sabotaged the grand jury case. >> you don't believe this grand jury got it
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were steered a particular direction. >> absolutely no question that the prosecutor orchestrated an effort to exonerate these officers. >> reporter: another protest is scheduled for here in cleveland this afternoon. as far as the officers go they remain on restricted duty with the force. reviews continue by the city as well as the department of justice. as far as the family goes they are now pursuing a civil suit. >> t.j. holmes in cleveland for us, thanks. we turn now to the race for the white house, "your voice, your vote." donald trump on the attack targeting bill and hillary clinton, also republican rival chris christie under attack. seeing a new surge in new hampshire and mary bruce has the latest for us. >> reporter: this morning donald trump taking aim at a new target, chris christie. blasting the new jersey governor overnight in new hampshire where christie is surging. suggesting he knew about the lane closings at the center of the bridgegate scandal. >> they're closing the biggest bridge in the united states, the most traveled on in the united states. you're doing that and you're not
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with him all the time. >> reporter: fresh attacks after the new hampshire union leader endorsed christie and recently described trump as the grown-up bully biff in the "back to the future" movies as he ramps up his attacks against clinton. >> she says, oh, we'd love to rupp against trump. it's her worst nightmare. >> reporter: they used to be friendly attending trump's wedding in 2005 but now trump is slamming both clintons as the former president gets ready to campaign for his wife. trump tweeting if hilly thinks she can unleash her husband with his terrible record of women abuse while playing the women's card on me, she's wrong. trump previously said bill clinton's infidelity was not an issue. >> look at the trouble bill clinton got into with something that was totally unimportant and they tried to impeach him which was nonsense. >> reporter: the front-runner's latest feud started when trump used a vulgar word, a crass term
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>> can i say the word? obama -- i won't say it. by the way, that word, that's a common word in new york. and it means to be beaten badly. >> reporter: now clinton will be back on the campaign trail later today and her campaign says she will not be bullied or distracted by these attacks against her or her husband. david. >> mary bruce in washington, mary, thanks so much. it's not even 2016 yet. >> but so much more to come. >> much more to come. probably today. let's get to weekend "gma" anchor dan harris with the other top stories starting with the new terror threat as we approach the holiday. >> police in belgium arrested two people suspected of plotting an end of the year attack in brussels. they allegedly had isis propaganda and military style equipment but no weapons or explosives. belgium raised its terror threat level. a security scare during president obama's vacation in hawaii. a drone was spotted flying near the president's motorcade.
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the man flying the drone who said he wasn't aware the motorcade was nearby. no charges will be filed. a big loss in the world of music. the godfather of heavy metal has died. the ace of spades >> that's motorhead frontman lemmny kilmister singing "ace of spades" recently diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. lemmy as he was known was 78 years owe. a thrilling in monday fight football. the broncos made this field goal and bengals got their last chance but a.j. mccarron fumbled the snap. this win earns the broncos a spot in the playoffs. and finally, one way to make the most of an outrageous delay at the airport. this is danny roderick, because of weather he was stuck at o'hare airport in chicago for 50 hours all the while a diamond ring was burning a hole in his pocket so since he couldn't get to phoenix to propose to his girlfriend he texted her a
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in her response she used the term omg twice which he took to me, yes. and danny says henceforth all communication in his marriage will be conducted via text which marriage counselors everywhere say is a brilliant idea. >> really have to think it through except when it auto corrects you. >> not planning a boy's trip to vegas, #yolo. >> it won't be omg, though. >> it'll be get home now. to the very latest in those explosive accusations involving peyton manning. the nfl saying it's reviewing the report alleged he used performance-enhancing drugs to stage one of the greatest comebacks ever. he fiercely denies it and is considering suing. abc's ryan smith has the very latest. good morning. >> reporter: as dan said the denver broncos playoff bound but without their iconic star sidelined with a foot injury.
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manning 100% but the controversy continues as al jazeera is releasing more information about that rehab facility. this morning, peyton manning weathering the storm of controversy. >> peyton manning missing a injury. per bowl winner slamming the allegations made in "the dark side" showing charles sly said to be a pharmacist at the geyer institute where he received treatment for a debilitating neck injury talking to an undercover person about growth hore mean. >> a growth hormone everywhere, florida. never be under peyton's name. always be under her name. >> it's completely fabricated. complete trash, garbage. >> reporter: the guyer institute saying sly was nothing more than a three-month unpaid intern when manning wasn't being treated but al jazeera refuting that claim releasing this phone call
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>> i need to do an employment >> yes. >> he's a pharmacist and i believe he did a rotation with you. is that right? do you know him. >> yes, uh-huh. >> could you possibly give me the precise dates? >> the start date we have where we signed for him was 10/17 of of '11. >> reporter: the nfl telling abc news we are reviewing the matter. sports. the nfl is well aware of what's going on and the nfl should look into. >> reporter: the performance-enhancing drug hgh banned by the nfl known for its restorative effects. >> it is claimed it helps promote lean body mass, reduce the accumulation of fat that people get when they get older younger. >> reporter: sly saying he made it all up to test the reporter recanting online. >> statements on any recordings or communications that al jazeera plans to air are absolutely false and incorrect.
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report while star players are standing by peyton manning. his brother eli manning saying the accusations seem very odd and don't make much sense while his friend tom brady saying you hate to see your good friends going through anything like this. he should know. he's faced a lot of controversy. >> it is odd. so many questions still, thank you. back out to rob in missouri with the latest on the winter weather hitting the midwest and northeast. are you ever coming home? >> yeah, hopefully eventually but the rivers are going to be slow to rise here. cold air in place. winter storm warnings posted for minnesota where it's still snowing in spots. across the northeast that's the main concern seeing freezing rain across western new jersey, massachusetts seeing sleet and snow accumulates. take it slow if you have to
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>> also know up north. it could last for several more hours before starting to lineup for the afternoon. accumulation dictating how difficult travelers. several hours of sleep, just as bad as snow. temperatures taking the line share of the day to get back to the 20' s. the sleet combination with the snow >> spring-like floods and tornadoes, the atmosphere trying
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stuck in that stubborn weather pattern. winter being felt across much of the country. back to you. > a real trouper for the holidays. a country singing gone missing caught in a massive storm on a hunting trip. his boat found capsized overnight and the search under way right now. a home invasion outbreak. the single mother who says she was targeted three types with attempted break-ins. the terrifying items found in the suspect's bags just outside her house. the flu virus hits big. with aches, chills,
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>> we are live along interstate 93 here in windham. commute. sleet continues in the southern part of the state. definitely slowing commute times for everyone statewide. speed limits a mean or state 45 miles an hour. police telling us their accidents around the state. we want to update you on an accident -- a crash on i-93. lanes are back open. you will want to budget places long as you would to get to your destination. take it easy out on the roads. s head inside to get the storm plays out. >> we are looking at the general four-inch to six inch accumulation in this hour. it has been mostly snow in the evening hours. the numbers cannot really tell
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areas. it has been several hours of sleep. it is ok for that to occur for a little while. once the sleet continues to go for several hours at a time, it gets very slick. especially with temperatures below the freezing mark. mostly snow up north, but look for a change over here to sleet as the day rolls on. it will take all day to get from the mid-20' s to the mid-30' s. we will continue to see the heaviest portion of the storm in the morning. it lightens up in the afternoon. highest amounts up north and that snow and sleet combination in southern areas.
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welcome back to "gma." you're looking at boston where a wintry weather mix is leading to treacherous commutes for so many this morning. more than a dozen states now under a winter storm warning, be careful. >> for those wondering if winter would ever arrive. >> it's here. >> it's here. right now the manhunt for ethan couch coming to a close. authorizes finding the texas teen and his mother in mexico after they allegedly went on the run following a probation violation for a deadly drunk driving accident. take a look at this. more than 100 skiers and snowboarders up in canada trapped on a broken down chairlift rappelled 30 feet down to the ground after being stranded in midair.
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also this morning, an incredible survival story. how one teen fought for his life alone in the woods missing for nearly 30 hours. police finally spotting him 50 miles from home. how he survived in single digit temperatures. that incredible story coming up in just a bit. >> can't wait for that. first this half hour a search under way right now for country singer craig strickland who went missing after going duck hunting in the middle of that oklahoma storm. david wright is here this morning with much more for us. >> strickland is the front man for a popular country band backroad anthem. he and his buddy went on a christmas weekend duck hunt that went terribly wrong. now the friend turned up dead and strickland is still missing. the sun goes down the hands go up >> reporter: as the lead singer of back road anthem he plays to packed houses. but this morning, friends and family fear for the
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a friend, 22-year-old chase moreland set out near tull that, hunting. in an area beseened by record rainfall and flooding. overnight. authorities discovered their strickland. just hours before the two set out, moreland sent out this ominous sounding tweet. in case we don't come back, craig strickland and i are going right through winter storm goliath to kill ducks in oklahoma. strickland who recently married a 2014 miss usa contestant, miss arkansas, helen whiser in retweeted the message. the duo were last spotted two hours after they set out. the band is asking its fans to pray for strict land's safe return posting on the facebook page, the power of prayer is huge. #prayersfor craig. strickland's family posted this to the page, we can't even stand to think about it. we are devastated.
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back together. your heart goes out to his family especially his wife, they're newlyweds. they discovered moreland's body late yesterday but had to suspend the search and plan to resume searching today. the band has a new year's gig scheduled for little rock, not looking good. >> that last message is haunting. >> very much. >> all right, david, thanks. to another terrible tragedy. this one at a ymca pool, a college student on the dartmouth swim team drowning in front of his family after attempting a risky feat underwater. reena ninan is here with more on that. good morning, reena. >> reporter: good morning. it's a growing concern, swimmers holding their breath for too long with little or no rest in between and then passing out underwater and drowning. a day at the pool during a family holiday ended in tragedy monday for 21-year-old dartmouth swim team member tate ramsden. >> cardiac arrest at the ymca. >> reporter: the ivy league
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a sarasota ymca after relatives noticed he wasn't moving under water. according to a police report ramsden had already been swimming some 4,000 yards before trying to do four laps across the pool without coming up for air. a dangerous way to train for endurance, putting even the most experienced swimmers at risk. for potentially a deadly condition called a shallow water blackout. essentially fainting after holding their breath underwater for too long. our gio benitez learned that even the best swimmers should set limits. >> how long is too long to hold your breath underwater. >> we usually say 30 seconds is about the limit. >> reporter: olympic super swimmer michael phelps warning of the dangers in this psa. >> if shallow water blackout occurs it's often fatal. >> reporter: at least seven shallow water blackout related deaths have been documented across the country. ramsden's heartbroken family telling abc news overnight his capacity for love for his family
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and we truly cherished every moment we shared together. and this morning medical examiners are determining exactly how he drowned as his family now plans a memorial service in his hometown of nashville with a typical drowning they say six to eight minces before there's brain damage. with this type of drowning 2 1/2 minutes. >> the lack of oxygen, the impact of that. thank you. now to a holiday scare for a single mom socialite barely escaping frightening home invasion while she and her children were there. it's just the latest in a string of break-in attempts including one caught on surveillance camera and mara schiavocampo has the latest. >> reporter: atlanta party host danielle rollins is used to entertaining guests in her home. >> here comes the tequila. >> reporter: but this morning she's recovering from a brush visitors. >> the door handle started moving and i heard male voices.
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mother was home with her children and her own mother, the evening after christmas, in the upscale atlanta neighborhood of buckhead when she heard men trying to break into her home. her armed security guard chased them off and police quickly responded discovering bags dropped by the suspects as they fled and a potentially terrifying home invasion plan. >> there was helicopters with searchlights and dogs and i think i knew at that moment that it had to be something really bad in the backpack to warrant that type of, you know, measures. >> reporter: and it was. according to police, the bags containing a loaded ruger, lots of ammunition, binocular, duct gloves. this isn't the first attempted break-in at rollins' home. she says she's been targeted three times in the last month including this incident caught on surveillance video in early december. seemingly part of an outbreak of
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months earlier a neighbor robbed inside her home and held at gunpoint for more than 90 minutes. >> still kind of settling in. it choked me up and scared me to death. >> reporter: for "good morning america," mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> mara, thank you. coming up on "gma," the facebook hoax promising millions to millions. mark zuckerberg and "gma" caught right in the middle of the scam sweeping social media. we'll get to the bottom of it. a pregnant cnn anchor gasping for air in front of the midreport. give you the latest on her condition this morning. r i used to be. p i even accept i have a higher risk of stroke due to afib, a type of irregular heartbeat not caused by a heart valve problem. but i won't accept is getting out there with less than my best. so if i can go for something better than warfarin, i will. eliquis reduced the risk of plus it had significantly less
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rin the middle of a time when senior povertyt is increasing. republicans and some democratsp came up with a brilliant idea for cutting cost-of-living adjustments for social security. we said, "it will be over our dead bodies if you cut social security." as president, i will do everything i can to extend the solvency of social security and expand benefits for people who desperately need them. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. we all know what they say, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. but that didn't stop a hoax on facebook from spreading like wildfire which began shortly after mark zuckerberg and his wife announced they were giving a huge chunk of their facebook share as way. abc's gio benitez is here to set the record straight for us. good morning, gio.
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>> not getting the money, good morning. this latest one even mentions "gma" to make you think it's real. but this morning we're told a seemingly innocent hoax could have dangerous intentions. this morning, a wild rumor spreading on facebook, crediting "gma" as the source, mark zuckerberg is going to give away $4.5 million of his facebook stock to people like you and me. all you have to do is copy and paste this to your page. this is not a hoax. it's on "good morning america." the problem is, it is a hoax. here's what we actually reported. >> mark zuckerberg promising to give away 99% of his shares of the company to charity. >> reporter: the phony status update going viral. facebook quickly responding. while priscilla and mark's pledge to give money to improve the world is real, not everything you read on the internet is and they're not giving it away randomly. the hoax just one of thousands of hoaxes and scams taking over social media. >> i just won $250,000.
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>> reporter: kris white says someone wrote to her go winning 250 grand in a facebook powerball lottery telling her she'd get her winnings if she sent in $750 for taxes. >> sucker, i guess, i believed it. >> reporter: the hoax doesn't ask for cash but experts say it could be used to find easy targets for i.d. theft. even if someone isn't necessarily asking for money they're trying to see if you're going to fall for this. >> exactly. >> then steal your identity. >> yeah, it's like a trap, just trying to pull you in. >> reporter: overnight facebook telling abc news, it has an abuse-fighting team using automated and manual systems to catch it but you can spot them yourself too. >> there are spelling errors and gras mat cat errors throughout, usually a sign it's coming >> reporter: if you want to see if a post is legit, look for this blue checkmark. the verified badge next to a company's name.
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media site has a way to report suspicious activity. sometimes as a link on the post itself, but facebook says if you see your friends sharing hoaxes, just let them know it's not real and share that info with the rest of your friends, just don't believe everything you read online. >> yeah, some great tips there, gio, thank you. this is no hoax coming up how cell phone customers can cash in big. why sprint and verizon are paying back millions and you may get a piece of it. >> this is real. we promise. 50 miles from home in single digit temperatures, incredible, how this 14-year-old boy miraculously survived the wilderness for 30 hours alone. his harrowing tale coming up
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we're trying to have a discussion here, dan. we can keep it going. we'll turn to that incredibly brave teenager alive this morning after spending nearly 30 hours lost in the frigid utah wilderness surviving single digit temperatures rescued minutes before the search became a body recovery mission but now he's opening up to abc's kayna whitworth with his incredible survival story. >> reporter: this morning, 14-year-old boy alive against all odds. >> i really thought i should have been dead. >> reporter: just released from
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sharing his astonishing tale of survival after spending nearly 30 hours in the utah wilderness. >> i started popping off shots out of my shotgun, probably shot around 25 rounds and started crying and freaking out. >> reporter: neilson and a friend set out on a hunting trip but the friends were separated and neilson was lost. using his cell phone to call 911, even sending this text message to his brother saying i'm fine, eric. i love you so much. >> i went from in my own mind to i can't bury him. >> reporter: all alone, brayden kept walking covering some 11 miles of frigid earth. >> i could see cops but i couldn't get to them. they couldn't see me. i was yelling as loud as i could. >> they've got a big group of searching to start a search for him. >> reporter: nine hours before search and rescue crews spotted him 50 miles from home. hypothermic and hallucinating but alive. >> i saw two pairs of
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i think god led me that whole way through that -- all the way through there and i think he found me some help. >> reporter: this morning, the neilsons thankful for their very own holiday miracle. >> i tell you what, i don't take a lot of things for granted anymore. >> reporter: for "good morning america," kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. >> grateful for their miracle. when we come back here this morning, the dramatic on-air scare for a pregnant cnn anchor who passed out while the cameras were still rolling. we were grateful to hear her condition is just fine but we'll tell you what happened as the cameras were rolling when we come back. coming up. jump-start your 2016 brought to you by planet fitness, home
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he was looking for that to change -- he said look for that to change over to snow. let' s go inside to him on these changing conditions. >> if only it worked like that all the time where i could dictate how it was to going to work out. we have had quite it big and not of sleet. several areas in southern parts of the state that will go back and forth in snow and sleet. a certain back edge will move across the state as we work our way through the afternoon. that will mean lighter precipitation. mostly snow in central parts of the state. some spots over six inches of inking -- of accumulation. freezing rain and sleet in the last hour or two. it will take all day for these temperatures in the mid teens and 20' s to get back to the mid-30' s. freezing rain closer to be shoreline. that is one of the phase changes
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they continue to roll over to a little bit of freezing rain over there. that will make things more slick out on area roadways. limited amounts in areas that have seen the sleet. far to the north, a lot of spots over six inches of snow. the most expected to be in the north country. we will be year throughout the day with cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change. i'm bernie sanders,
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"good morning america." it's 8:00 a.m., has your phone company been ripping you off? are you headed for a piece of the $150 million payout? you have until thursday to phone it in. why so much money is being returned and how to figure out if you're owed. bad news for the obama administration. the on air scare as cnn anchor passes out on live television. slurring her speech and gasping for air. >> put a turnaround in -- >> what is she's saying happened and how she and her baby are doing this morning. record numbers of christmas gift returns could mean incredible bargains for you, $19 billion in presents going back to the store.
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discounts. go big or go home all that and trisha yearwood sharing her comfort food recipes that will help you keep away the cold as we say -- >> good morning, america. go big or go home and good morning, america. great tuesday right here and we have the ultimate inspirational makeover this morning. take a look at these two struggling with their weight. guess what, now they are half their size. >> you've got to stick around for this. look at the pyramid of unhealthy eating as the experts call it all part of their bad habits. they kicked it to the curb and lost half their size and they'll make quite an entrance. >> cannot wait for that. then as we count down to the new year and new year's rocking eve in times square, if you want to break for vegas and celebrate the new year like the boys in "the hangover." who doesn't want a tigerer in their bathroom. >> not me, amy.
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to party like the wolfpack and where to go. but party safely, hopefully. >> party safely. >> no one wants to lose a tooth. we go over to dan harris with the morning rundown. >> how not to get punched in the face by mike tyson. the big story, the it can teenager famous for his affluenza defense at his drunk driving trial has been captured in mexico. he and his mom detained in puerto vallarta. each having changed their hairstyles during three weeks on the run. ethan couch was wanted on a possible parole violation after being seen on video partying. ahe avoided jail time because his lawyers claimed his upbringing in a wealthy family made him unable to distinguish right from wrong. winter has finally arrived in the northeast with ice and snow blanketing parts of new york and new england. some areas of massachusetts could see up to 5 inches of snow and thousands of flights delayed or canceled in chicago and other parts of the midwest. power outages reported from
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meanwhile, there's more flooding ahead in the midwest. stretches of the mississippi river are expected to crest at their highest level in more than 20 years. overseas two people have been arrested in belgium accused of planning an attack in brussels before the end of the year. they allegedly had isis propaganda and military-style equipment but no weapons or explosives. a consumer alert for millions of wireless customers, a deadline is looming if you have verizon or sprint. time running out to collect a big refund and abc's rebecca jarvis has details. >> reporter: this morning it's the call to action you don't want to miss. >> switch to sprint and save 50%. >> it's good to have america's most reliable network. >> reporter: if you are or were a verizon or sprint customer over the last five years, a piece of a $158 million payout could be waiting for you. but only until thursday. both carriers paying back customers after the government fined them for allegedly making
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by cramming bills with bogus unauthorized charges ranging from 99 cents to $14 each like 9.99 a month for premium services like celebrity gossip and flirting tips. >> it's really nice to see the government finally start cracking down on them. >> reporter: with the deadline to file a verizon or sprint refund claim just days away customers should visit and sprint refund >> the first step going back to all your monthly bills and checking out are there any weird charges? >> reporter: verizon says the settlement reflects its continued focus on putting customers first. sprint says we continue our customers. for "good morning america," rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> rebecca, thank you. finally here just when you thought they ran out of bizarre world record, check it out, the
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often played at college football tailgate parties. cheerleaders from michigan state and alabama took turns tossing giant bean bags from the window of a blimp 200 feet above a giant board set up in florida. things got dicey when one of the mascots threw a bean bag at a rival cheerleader. they play on espn and when it comes time for looking for jobs this will be a very important experience for those young scholars. >> who played cornhole? show of hands? >> nope. apparently we missed out on an important part of the american experience. >> were you asking us to raise or have you played cornhole. >> you raised your hand. >> you have? >> you didn't tell us that. >> yes, i did. >> she did. you weren't listening. >> exactly. selective listening. >> all right. cornhole. sara. >> i was raising my hand. that's why we're friend, hello and now let's take a look at what's ahead on the "gma morning menu." on air scare for a cnn anchor. what caused her to pass out live in front of the cameras.
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we're back now with that mysterious health scare. cnn anchor poppy harlow losing her breath, passing out on air live in the middle of a report. we were all talking about this and we can relate to that but so many were concerned was this a medical condition? what was this? the anchor saying she was okay but raises questions and mara schiavocampo is here with much more. hey, mara. >> reporter: good morning. harlow is pregnant and she is fine now but there were several anxious moments there as concerned viewers wondered what had happened. many taking to social media to find out. as it turns out she isn't the only one to have a moment like that on live tv. it was a frightening tv moment seen around the world on monday, cnn anchor poppy harlow reporting live when all of a sudden her words start to slur. >> quite a -- quite a turnaround in -- >> reporter: then heavy breathing as you can hear her gasp for air. >> reporter: with no explanation, the show cuts to
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viewers to take to social media. did anyone just see and hear what happened on cnn live? >> for all of you on twitter who are asking if i'm okay, thank you so much. i got a little hot and i passed out for a moment. i am fine. >> reporter: harlow who is pregnant says she saw a doctor right after the incident writing on twitter update from the hospital. our little girl due this spring is doing just fine. was a scare but we are both okay. thank you all so much. dr. jennifer wu. does not treat harlow but says dizziness and faint rg not uncommon during pregnancy. >> it's normal for the blood pressure to drop during the middle of the pregnancy with this lower blood pressure any changes like dehydration or low blood sugar can add to that. >> this isn't the first time a anchor has struggled. >> as the league investigate, excuse me, guy, losing my breath. espn reports that a-rod -- he wants to make sure -- >> it happened to our own paula
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thanks to gestational asthma. also because of a baby on board. >> but let's go hit -- >> and in 2011 news reporter serene branson made national headlines after she lost the ability to speak coherently. turned out she was suffering from a migraine aura. >> very heavy -- heavy rotation tonight --%. >> reporter: the result of a serious form of headache. >> now, thankfully harlow was sitting down when she fainted. doctors say a much bigger concern if you're standing because the bad fall can be very dangerous for a pregnant woman and the baby. this is very real. i feel out of breath all the time and it's just a side effect of pregnancy. >> you're both -- have you ever had that happen? >> i've never had that but the shortness of breath. yes. >> feels like i've run up a flight of stairs. >> and you've done nothing. >> we're glad poppy is okay. it was concerning to watch that moment but glad she's okay and checked out by the doctor. >> and the baby is on the way. >> baby girl as we just heard. amy, over to you.
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will face, what to do with un unwanted presents? turns out there are companies that actually resell used or refurbished goods in bulk and can mean incredible bargains for you, a story we first saw in "the wall street journal." take a look. >> i'm sure this is a good gift. okay. stick in there. tear it up. >> a flashlight? >> we've all been there, unwrapping that unwanted christmas gift we know we'll be rushing to the tore to return but where do all those returns go? many end up at places like this, shorewood liquidators where products from amazon and home depot are returned. >> we process store returns. we check the items to make sure they're complete. if they need any parts we do repair of tools and electronics in our facilities then we resell them online. >> reporter: this holiday season alone over $19 billion worth of gifts are expected to be returned. >> this is a major industry. it's called the recommerce industry.
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liquidators swooping in and picking up truckloads full of stuff that you've returned that retailers don't know what to do with. >> reporter: companies like these breathing new life into those gifts you didn't want. all right, let's bring in consumer expert lisa lee freeman. thanks for being with us. i think a lot of us think when we return something it goes right up on the shelf. >> not at all. they're getting returns by the boatload and a lot of stuff doesn't come back in mint condition because of the problem of wardrobing buying things, wearing them and returning them and stores are not allowed to put back on shelves things that are used. they cannot sell them as new. >> how can we find those refurbished goods or, you know, resold goods? where do we find them online. >> ebay bay is a huge one. best buy unloads a lot of its electronics there. >> i got a new tv last week someone used for a week. >> that's awesome.
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amazon warehouse deal, also walmart sells refushs. and seconddipidity which buys all this stuff from the retailers. >> and discounts are huge. >> i got 50% off the tv because it was in someone else's home for a week. >> absolutely. you can get huge discounts talking about 80% or more. a couple of examples that we found, for example, was a t-fal 12-piece set, it was 60% off retail, i couldn't find it any cheaper online anywhere. another product we found were monster headphones, we found ochlt o secondipity. >> they're add goose as new. >> yes, if you look for
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it's a great thing to look for. >> huge, huge savings. lisa lee, thank you so much. >> you're welcome. david, over to you. >> love those ideas. we get a jump-start on 2016. getting into shape in the new year. you're about to meet two people who did that but much more losing half their body weight. they're featured in "people" magazine's half their size and a quick look at how they did it. >> at her heavyth heaviest heather patterson weighed 257 pounds. >> right after i got married i was in a pretty severe car wreck, was bedridden n den for a few weeks on crutches and i just turned to food for comfort then i had children and my weight, i kept putting that weight on. slowly over the years. went from overweight to obese to morbidly obese. >> reporter: her inspiration to change coming from a photo on facebook. >> this photo came up on facebook that i was tagged in. when i saw that photo, it was
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that broke the camel's back. it was the realization that not only did i physically feel bad that is what i looked like to the world. and i was ready to make a change. >> reporter: austin shifflett began gaining weight when he was just a teen. >> i was a recluse, i was in my room video game, soda, junk food, i didn't like school because i got picked on. i was depressed and they put me on a antidepressant and a downside was potential weight gain and it spiraled out of control, no family events or nothing like that. >> reporter: one day he reached a turning point when visiting a friend. >> he was trying to gain weight so weighed himself multiple times a day. you know what, i'm going to weigh myself. see where i am. i thought i would be around 250. the scale said 324. i left his house immediately because i was so upset and went and told my grandmarried's like to start a diet program. >> reporter: two stories of hard work, determination and
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they're about to show us all right now. all right, but before we see what austin and heather look like i want to bring in "people" magazine. first of all what inspired you particular. >> these people that face struggles that a lot of americans do. they struggled with their weight for years and really only once they saw this huge number on the scale did they take action and did it with normal methods. healthy eating and working out and this is something that really everybody can be inspired by and take away the tips to use themself. >> an incredible self-motivation. i want to show everyone the door at home. this is the before picture right here. austin and heather and let's open the door and welcome the new year. look at them now. that's incredible. come on over. you look fantastic. congratulations. >> thank you. >> incredible story. >> hey, good to see you, austin. first of all let's go over the numbers. you lost how much weight, health injure.
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>> that's right, 257. you lost 127 to bring you to 130. that is incredible and austin, the numbers on you, 324 pounds, you're not at 158. >> yes, sir. >> you lost 166 pounds. so what was it for you? you were with a friend. you both decided to weigh yourselves. >> he was always trying to gain weight and i hasn't weighed for a very long time. i got on the scale and i was about 80 pounds heavier than i thought so that kind of like hit rock bottom. >> heather, for you it was an image on facebook seeing yourself looking bad. >> i think everyone has that dreaded moment when they get tagged on facebook and don't know what's going to show up. this popped up. i realized that's what i look like to everybody and i was tired of feeling bad enlooking like that and i was ready to make a hang. >> it crystallized it for you. >> some of the bad habits. it looks good though to me. >> you can tell i love dairy. >> show us what you did to change that. >> well, i turned to my life around and my eating happen byes. these are a lot of the things i
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instead of a gallon of ice cream i'll have greek yogurt and put blueberries on them. spinach with egg whites for extra protein and it's what i love to eat. >> austin, show us how you turned your diet around. >> this go the burgers. i want the burgers. >> yeah, the burgers are great but now i just drink a lot of water. no more sodas and these atkins shakes, i drink them a lot. before and after work yous even as a meal replacement. >> a lot is self-motivation and you guys stand here as proof that we can do it in the new year. thank you both for coming. >> no problem. >> showing you the new yous. impressive, right, guys? people half their size issue on newsstands nationwide. tomorrow, more tips from "people" magazine from meme who lost half their size. back with more on charlotte. charlotte, thank you. >> thank you. >> good morning, again, we are in kimmswick along the banks of the miggs river.
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as they try to add another couple feet to ma man-made leave very to protect the town. the cold air in place across the northeast, moisture from this storm making -- wreaking havoc across new england, sleet and snow and freezing rain will turn to rain mostly i think about this afternoon. just the next few hours will be very dicey from boston back to albany and then heavy snow across parts of maine. >> a and their the back-and-forth continues. heavy portion of the snow system between now and 11:00. it turns lighter through the afternoon and it will take most of the day. teens and 20' s to get back anywhere from the mid-20' s to mid 30' s. high stick emulation where we stay mostly snowy up north. inches of accumulation in southern
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won't let me run the heavy equipment, guys, so it looks today. >> i can only imagine why. >> always willing. time for "pop news." >> it is time for some "pop" "modern family" star sofia vergara took to instagram overnight to wish her hot hubby joe manganiello a happy birthday. she wrote happy birthday to the husband i always dreamed of and probably so many other women can see that, as well. a photo of them dancing at their wedding kept the birthday low key for a dinner with two. i always make the joke they could sit there and stare at each other for the rest of their lives and would be a happy marriage. i mean, there's a brand-new force awakening, the internet this morning in the form of a shirtless photo of young harrison ford. brazilian musician sergio mendes shared this picture on facebook. it was the day ford finished building his recording studio back in 1970. "star wars" fans might remember ford actually landed his role as
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george lucas while doing some carpentry work for francis ford coppola. a lot of awesome moments. ford helped lucas run some lines and the rest is history. can you imagine? >> can you catch your breath over there. >> harrison ford doing carpentry, that just got hotter. do you ever use a hammer and nails, david? >> sara. we'll save that for the commercial break. >> i didn't want to just see if we could up the david muir factor on set today. now the couple behind this viral sensation seeing all g seen singing all the hottest hits known as us the duo. husband and wife team michael and kra cyst ra al virginia rad dough have their hit medley joining us for a special "pop news" pop-in from hawaii. hi, michael and carissa. >> hey there. >> hey.
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>> it was a huge year in music. how did you condense all this down into such a short amount of time? >> you know, it was really tough for us to pick and choose which songs we wanted to put in this 3.5 minutes' amount of time but we just googled the best-selling songs of the year and kind of chose from that and kind of listened to our followers and what they wanted to hear. >> we would love to hear you perform for us if you're willing. >> sure. >> yeah, we'll play a little bit of the snippet for you guys. >> all right. >> one, two. nobody can drag me down nobody nobody nobody can drag me down >> eat you're too sexy beautiful and everybody wants a taste that's right that's right i still get >> get give it to me i'm worth
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we got blad blood baby now we got bad blood >> wow. >> yay. >> thank you, guy, so much. clearly the theme of "pop news" was super talented couples who could just do look at each all day or just play. that's beautiful. i could listen all day. >> we'll be hearing from taylor swift's lawyer. >> to add you to the album. >> don't dampen my "pop." >> i'm zipped for the rest of "pop." i promise. >> fantastic "pop news." thank you so we can all look at our spouses and think what can you do? >> how inadequate are we. >> i'll get my tool belt for you. >> thank you. >> kenny chesney coming up next. jumpstart your 2016 brought to you by planet fitness. home of the judgment-free zone. on( tt2watz'@f4 "a`n_bl
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s hand things off to kevin and the weather center. >> as you can see out in portsmouth, little bit of better due to more rain and freezing rain than anything else. we continue to see the back-and-forth go on in the inland sections and mostly snow up north nixing with a touch of sleet depending on your elevation. the heaviest portion of the storm system, a back edge moving through eastern parts of new york. lunchtime we will start to see a it should be a lighter but still fairly problematic because temperatures will be at or below freezing. a lot of this falling in the form of snow mixing with sleet in places depending on the elevation. you go from snow to some sort of frozen precipitation, temperatures are still well below freezing and not expecting to go above freezing for most of the morning. eventually these numbers, not
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total accumulations in general four to eight inches of accumulation for the northern half of the state with lesser amounts due to sleet that has
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on a green christmas >> welcome back to "gma." i'm happy to report david did find his tool belt and will be wearing that later in the broadcast. stay tuned for that. >> some things never die. >> it's around. just wait for it. we have a lot more coming up this half hour as well including country star trisha yearwood who cannot only sing up a storm, she can cook one up too. her best comfort food recipes just moments away. first a very special one-on-one with another country star. >> can't wait for her visit but in the meantime, country singer kenny chesney is a great friend of "gma." headlined our summer concert series and taken us behind the scenes on the road and this morning he's telling abc's rebecca jarvis about his latest
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>> let's go. because you only get -- >> the more music we have in our life the better everything is. reality >> reporter: to country music superstar kenny chesney his fans are everything. so is music. >> i have so much music on my computer i could hit shuffle and it wouldn't repeat a song for three weeks. >> music, it's the last real thing we got. >> reporter: joining pharrell, drake and taylor swift and their apple music bandwagon. in the recent ad we get a behind-the-scenes look at his preparing for a massachusetts concert. drink it up >> the fact that i can take my fans by the hand and drag them along with me is pretty exciting. >> reporter: to apple he'd be bringing along his die-hard fans, the no shoes nation. but did you know kenny has a marketing degree? >> i got a degree in business and here i am writing songs to are a living and trying to be a
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which i love. >> reporter: i think you're succeeding. it's a little more than just trying. how does apple music fit into the whole business of kenny chesney? >> because i love music and my fans love music and we can share that together like we have is beautiful. i want to drink it up >> kenny chesney is an institution. >> reporter: head of content larry jackson picked up the phone and called kenny. >> i'm just happy that he liked the idea and he trusted in us. >> i remember what inspired me. like the first time i heard willie. >> so unique and special to him. he's incredible, i love him. >> but somewhere along the way we all forgot how much music can really party. >> reporter: huge win for apple. >> major. >> reporter: huge win for ken in i. >> i don't want to be the one to say that but we're happy to work with him. he's amazing. >> the more accessible music can be in everyone's life it makes their life better.
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america," rebecca jarvis, abc news, los angeles. >> if you've ever seen him perform he is incredible. there's a reason why he's so successful. >> what he's doing now. kenny chesney's new "spread the love" tour kicks off in april. >> the perfect time for an on location vacation if you're headed to las vegas this new year's and you want to party like bradley cooper and co-stars in "the hang over" we have spots you have to visit. what happened in vegas turned out to be a blockbuster hit for the stars of 2009's "the hang over." >> i added two more guys to my wolfpack. >> reporter: they head to vegas for the bachelor party to end all parties proving what happens in vegas stays in vegas. after a night of hard partying, they run into one small problem. >> we lost doug. >> reporter: and if you're headed to las vegas this winter and want to party like these rock stars, we've picked out the
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first up, caesars palace. >> this isn't the real caesars palace is it. >> reporter: when todd phillips and the screenwriters and the producers thought about the concept of this movie they, of course, wanted to set it at an iconic location like caesars palace so right now i'm descending the onyx stairwell of "the hangover" suite set up for a mass party. >> reporter: if you're feeling lucky head down to the "hangover" slot machines. >> as you walk around virtually every casino in the world you'll see hangover on slot machines. >> reporter: head to the gift shop where "manageover" problem beal ya abounds after your might have mass partying head down to the pool where the guys tried to piece their night together and while it's unlikely you'll see the cast members in the flesh, you can settle for the next best thing at madame tussauds "hangover" visit. >> we wanted to create the most memorable scenes.
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re-create a classic scene in real life. >> the wedding chapel is memorable. people will be able to get married there. >> reporter: whether you want to hit the jackpot or say "i do," "the hang over" experience is sure to be a vacation to remember. or not. >> depending on what happens. >> or create your own too. that's always fun. >> one of the most epic movies ever, dan just said -- >> i watched it on a plane recently. it totally holds up. >> speaking of movies have you seen "joy"? it's fantastic. isabella rossellini plays trudy, a wealthy widow who meets robert de another rethrough a singles ad. i talked to her about what challenges women face in hollywood and this where they go on their first date. >> why don't you come with your entire family on my boat? bring the children, bring the gland grandchildren. >> sailboat, 55 feet.
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to drink. >> but not red wine because it might stain the teak wood deck. it's very precious. wine. >> isabella rossellini joins us this morning. thank you for being with us. >> thank you, thank you for having me. >> i love robert de niro calls the pairing of you two unexpected. you've known him personally for 30 years. what was it like working with him professionally. >> it was a delight, of course, when i first heard that i was hired to do the film i was a little bit intimidated because he has such an enormous reputation and, yes, he was the witness at my wedding with martin scorsese so we've known each other for a long time. but he's very benevolent on the set. it was lovely to work with him. >> you obviously got to work a -- joy being played by jennifer lawrence. everyone says she has no filter but in a good way. what was your experience like. >> she's extraordinary. i mean, she is a woman of
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quick and one of the funniest persons i've ever been around, incredible sense of humor. her. >> there has been a lot of talk recently and long overdue about >> yes. >> how would you describe the movie industry for a 60-year-old woman like yourself? >> well, i haven't worked for gotten -- to. >> no, not because i didn't want to but, of course, when you don't work for six years i created my own shows, i took a monologue on the road that i've written, you know, you try to create your own work. yes, there is less work, of course, i had a very big career as a model and i'm not modeling anymore so ageism, it definitely is something that exists and i have experienced. >> isabella rossellini, the movie is fantastic. you were great. 60s. >> thank you. thank you very much. >> she was such a pleasure to speak with.
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she is fantastic and very, very funny so i encourage everybody to see it. rob, we have to head back out to you in missouri for tough weather you've been dealing with over the past couple of days as so many have. >> it's dry. the bad news, it's cold but getting out here and they've got the front loader and the backhoes and santa built up this levee because the river will come up to my shoulders it looks like. the record-breaking warm across the southeast. the cold finally infiltrating the northeast but look at these numbers, record-breaking in orlando, 85 degrees, norfolk, almost 80 degrees today so that's some chilly stuff. across the rest of the country looking at thunderstorms across dallas. and across the southern california also chilly and some
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that >> sara, this levee looks very strong but could use a bit of a lady's touch so come on down and help out. >> i think you have the weather under control. i like the warm studio thing but hurry home. critics say "power" hits on all cylinders, the number one most patched starz original series ever and executive produced by rapper 50 cent joining us now are two of the pourhouse actors behind us. should i call you joseph sikora. >> that would be great. >> joseph and naturi naughton, welcome to the show. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> as i understand this, you're the massive kingpin's friend, drug kingpin. >> or the massive kingpin himself. it's arguable. >> you are the wife. >> i am the wife of the drug dealer ghost and our characters are like brother and sister but both danger us in our own right. >> what can fans expect.
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two seasons, we have a huge amount of passionate fans but it's spreading and the word is spreading so get on it now so you're not the last one to know. >> fans need to know that tasha and tommy will expect amazing things because every character has a frustrating to fight for. >> a lot of action. a lot of momentum. >> a lot of craziness and drama, everybody may not make it. >> i only watch if you bring the crazy. >> we bring the crazy. >> curtis jackson, aka 50 cent is the executive producer but part of it. what's it like for him to be the boss. >> i've always loved and admired 50 cent as an rapper, artist, businessman and mogul but working with him we have a seen, tasha and sane canaan. it's a little scary, intimidating. i'm holding this glock -- >> every bit as intense -- >> what do you call him? >> 50.
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>> we have all different names for him. what do you call him. >> fift. >> this is our ninth season of the warm coats and warm hearts coat drive with burlington and kids fashion delivering. so far we've collected over 95,712 coats and we're about to have more so you guys, thank you so much for coming to donate go ahead. drop them in. the number just went up. if any of you watching now want to donate a gently worn coat go to any burlington store, coats will be distributed free of charge to those in need in your community and when you donate, take a picture and tell us why you donated, include the #give #giveacoat. your picture might end up on "good morning america." thank you so much for being here. >> there's plenty of room in there. >> follow their lied. >> happy holidays. coming up country superstar
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on average, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year, to make as much money as one top ceo. it's called the wage gap. and the republicans will make it worse by lowering taxes for those at the top and letting corporations write their own rules. hillary clinton will work to close the wage gap. equal pay for women to raise incomes for families, a higher minimum wage, lower taxes for the middle class. she gets the job done for us. i'm hillary clinton and i
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we are back now with some delicious recipes for your country superstar trisha yearwood recently stopped by to share the secrets behind some of her favorite foods. >> the holidays are in full swing which means a lot of people are craving comfort food so look who we have here, platinum selling multiple grammy award winning country singer and best-selling cookbook author
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delicious party recipes all featured on her show "trisha's kitchen". we have a great clip from your southern kitchen heading into its seventh season by the way. >> yes. >> you're talking about reba about life on the road and coming home. let's take a look. >> do you cook on the road? stay in? >> i used to think i was going to cook on the road and i had a kitchen in the bus and ended up i think i made a fried bologna sandwich. i will have to say on this tour with garth we have a wonderful catering crew and they've been making my recipes out of the book so it's cool. so i get to eat my cooking without having cook it or having to clean it up which is awesome? nothing wrong with a fried bologna sandwich. >> every now and hen. >> we have a chilly casserole. >> this is a cornbread chilli casserole and i have ground beef, lean ground beef and
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pretty simple to put together. chicken stock in, salsa, some corn, a -- >> salsa you buy at the grocery store. >> make it easy. this is canned corn, sweet corn drained. >> perfect. >> a little bit of cumin. a little bit of salt. some chilli powder and mix it all together and press it into the bottom of a man. >> this is the cornbread. >> i love my homemade cornbread but this did a store bought cornbread mix and add milk to it and top that and bake it at 350 for about 45 minutes in oh, my god, that is so good. >> put a list cheese and sour cream on top. that's that. >> it doesn't need it. it's fantastic. that is so good and black-eyed pea dip. >> i'll definitely serve this at new year's. a lot of people think they don't like black-eyed peas. i used to bury them in the mashed potatoes for my husband. you puree them. >> so good.
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black eyed peas, try the dip. >> onions in there. >> jalapeno. >> oh, yeah, i'm getting that kick. that is amazing. and then this is a woman after my own heart talking dessert you're like cookies. >> yeah. >> show me what you got here. >> everybody's got an easy chocolate chip cookie recipe. this one is just a, again, a super easy, i use dark chocolate chips. >> little healthier. >> i use self-rising flour so you don't have to think if you don't cook you don't have to think about mixing the flour and baking them. >> i have a list cripple krip crisp to them. >> and brown sugar. everybody is hungry here, i can tell. feed us! >> i'll be eating more. this is just a little many haveling. this is fantastic. you can get these recipes on our on yahoo! trish sla's "southern kitchen" is on the food network.
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we are back now with r&b grammy winner r. kelly has a new cd out called "the buffet" and recently stopped by "gma" for a very special performance of his latest single "backyard party" and a variety of his classic hits. >> are you ready? i say are you ready? somebody make some noise. everyone's happy yeah finally it's the weekend
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yeah and i just invited all my friends i'm about to throw something on the grill on the grill get together and play some cards yeah a couple of drinks something's smoking no one's got hating in their hearts whoa backyard party a backyard party we'll just have it a backyard party we'll just have a backyard party >> show them how you feel. i feel light i feel like whoa >> yeah.
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>> ladies and gentlemen, make some noise. bounce bounce bounce bounce bounce bounce bounce now i'm not trying to be rude but hey pretty girl i'm feeling used the way you do things you do reminds me of my lexus cool that's why i'm in your grill trying to get you to a hotel you pus be i football coach the way you got me playing the field so let me give you that running her hands through nye fro bouncing on 24s why they saying on the radio it's the remix to ignition hot and fresh out the kitchen momma rolling that body got every man in here wishing sipping on coke and rum i'm so like so what i'm drunk it's the freakin' weekend i'm about to have me some fun my mind is telling me no
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baby i don't want to hurt nobody but there is something that i must confess
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the wait is over. the playoff is here. >> the college football playoff semifinals oklahoma/clemson at 4:00. and look what we found, the aforementioned promised david's tool belt. >> in my office. yeah, yeah, yeah. you know what else we found, check out this video. amy playing a little cornhole. it has actually happened. proof it happened. >> i told you. i'm a cornhole master. >> give me that tool belt. >> got some pictures to hang in my office. >> i report to you.
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>> storm watch 9 weather alert >>. it is 8:56. the first storm of the season made for some tricky driving conditions. this is a live look -- a look at some of the conditions out there. a live look at hooksett where it is coming down as sleet. state police say they have responded to dozens of accidents that so far there are no reports of serious crashes. right now speeds on major highways aren' t down to 45 miles per hour so if you are heading out -- are down to 45 miles per out, take it easy. >> it back and forth between time. a general five to six inches of parts of the state. in the north country, more over the next 12 hours or so. southern areas, the warmer mid-levels of the atmosphere to sleet. i think that is the predominant
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certain parts that will move in the early afternoon. the precipitation looks to wind down through the afternoon and eventually end this evening as possibly a little bit of freezing drizzle in southern areas and snow showers up north. snow showers were above zero -- temperatures were above zero on mount washington. temperatures are going to take the lion' s share of the day to go anywhere from the mid-20' s to mid-30' s in central and southern areas. that will help the roadways and you can see the weakening trend on futurecast as we work our way through the remainder of the day . an additional couple of inches of accumulation in central areas while up north the accumulation will continue through this evening with scattered snow showers. >> we will have live coverage to
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