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upstate new york overnight. >> the cage is stuck 850 feet down witheople on it. >> this m massive crane brought in to help save them. the rescu under way right now. power failure. no winners overnight. the powerball jackpot set to become the biggest lottery prize in history, a whopping $675 million. the next drawing saturday and the new scramble to buy tickets. will it become the first billion dollar prize? thousands of homes threatened by landslides in the west this morning. those powererful storms creating dangerous conditions. extreme flooding stranding drivers. this tractor trailer pushing a car through the water. emergency workers saving this woman and the worst may not be over yet. and f from dirty jobs to bank job, police hunting for this man right now, surveillance photos of this bank robber sparking rumors he may be a famous tv host. so who's the robber's double?
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this morning only on "gma." and good morning, america. boy, a lot of breaking news overnight including thahat shutout. we're all here. no winner for the powerball. >> you would know. >> altered my plans. >> big story breaking out of paris. an attempted terrorist attack on a police station. it appears that has been thwarted. a lot more details coming up. >> we'll begin with that other breaking news, those 17 miners apped overnit in an elevator nearly a thousand feet underground. emergency crews are desperately trying to rescue them right now and abc's ryan smith is here with the latest. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning, robin. last night 17 miners went down a salt mine as part of their shift and didn't come back. now a major rescue operation is under way. emergency rescuers are on the scene trying to do all they can to get those miners out safely. this morning, emergency crews racing toree 17 miners trapped
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below ground in upstate new york. >> cage is stuck 850 feet down with people on it. >> reporter: asha mckenzie a local reporter is live on the scene. >> the 17 miners have been trapped for more than five hours at this point and it all happened after a technical error with an elevator that sent the miners 900 feet underground trapping them. >> reporter: local fire and police departments scrambling to help >> manpower needed to backfill out in lancing on a rope rescue. >> reporter: a crane is on site to help extract the miners. it will lower a basket to carry out four to six miners at a time. >> their spirits are remarkly good. again, we have very outstanding employees. they are understanding of the situation. understanding at the time it takes to approach thisn a very safe manner to ensure that no one else is put at risk and they've been, again, they're fine, no one was injured. we've been in constant communication with them since the elevator became stuck in the shaft.
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able to send down blankets and food to the miners whoere just starting their hift. mark klein is the director of corporate communications for the company which runs the mine. >> we practice mine evacuations regularly every year and so that practice is coming into play today. >> reporter: this is the deepest salt mine in the united states. it's in the finger lakes region of new york state spread out over 18,000 acres. the rock salt from the min is sold to ice companies, ice cream makers and chemical companies. now, the company's mine manager has been sayinghey're in constant radio communication with the mirs, they're trying to take the rescue operation slow so that they do it correctly and safely. their focus that it's not question of if they will be rescued but when and unconfirmed reports some of the miners are being taken out. >> good news. we move on to the breaking news out of paris. on this anniversary of the "charlie hebdo" attacks.
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terry moran in london has the latest. >> reporter: good morning, george. here's what we're hearing, the latest from the french government, a spokesman confirming the following that at around noon paris time, about an hour or so ago a man did try to enter a police station up in the 18 arrondissement not far from sacr coeur. he was brandishing a knife and shouted allahu akbar and police took action and fired shots then took him down. he was at the very least very severely injured. we do not have confirmation of reports he has been killed but they certainly took him down. and right now, as you can see in those pictures they have cleared out that area. there is a bomb disposal unit on that location right now because there is some sense that he was wearing a devicece,erhaps a suicide vest. this is an attk that comes as you say almost exactly to the year after the attack on
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french president hollande told the people of france that the terror threat level is still at its highest level and that the parisians and french should brace for more of this. >> the french president repeated that warning this morning. >> tensions are high there. another big story but this on a much lighter note, the story many are talking about this morning, powerball. no matches for the grand prize so the jackpot now jumping from 500 to almost $700 million. it could go even higher. t.j. holmes our man is h here w all the latest and his losing ticket. >> ten losing tickets actually, robin. but still three words for you, keep hope alive. at least for a few more day because, yes, we all went to bed knowing we had not won the jackpot but joy morning when no one else won. >> 47, 63, 62, 11.
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winning numbers, tur out they weren't so winning. this morning the powerball jackpot is up to a whopping $675 millionaking it the most massive prize in american history. with $675 million, you can afford t buy 32 ultimimate luxury penthouses in newew york ci like mr. trump's that recently sold for 21 million bucks or with your winnings you could finance yourur own "star wars" like "the force awakens" that had a budget of $200 million. and that would still leave you 75 million, so you could buy 950 round trip tickets to mars and back courtesy of tastex at $500,000 a pop. before you go you need a reality check. >> i want the truth. >> you can't handle the truth. >> reporter: truth is, you have very, very slim odds of winning. 1 in 292 million. >> only one number is going to
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>> reporter: there have been no winners for 18 drawings since november 4th so how should you pick your winning numbers? >> 77% of the winners come from the computer so don't argue with success. >> reporter: some perspective. 70% to 80% winners but that's how 70% to 80% choose their numbers any way so d directly proportional so the $675 million sounds big, if you take the cash option that wl get down maybe 150 to $200 million. ii an, what's the point of even playing but comes down so take the 30-year option a get more. you could leave 00 million on the table if you don't take the 30-year option. >> no, take the money. >> a and run. i like how you're optimistic instead of being disappointed this morning we should be -- >> i'm still looking for that dime he threw yesterday on the otball field. >> we are all losers, i kid you not. i had ten of these last night. i matched one powerball. i won 4 bucks. >> you matched the powerball. that's pretty good.
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enough to buy half of that ticket right there. >> always looking at the bright side. >> t.j., thank you, as always. >> we are goingo turn to that series of storms battering the west. thousands of homes in jeopardy om mudslides after days of rain. the downpours causing major flooding. abc's matt gutman is in pasadena, california, for us with the latest. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the three separate el nino-related storms here over the past few days have felt like one continuous rain event and the earth here is so saturated with water that in this particulular house the hl just ripped away from the house which has been declared unlivable. extreme flooding across california. this highway swamped, a truck pushing a car through the coffee-colored water. the third straight day of blinding el nino rain slamming the state. the soil and drain systems simply uble to absorb all of it. mud melting off the hills onto major highways. the flooding so dangerous in
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flipped over, trapping a woman inside her car. rescuers diving into the merck to free her. and in over these women. carried to safety, this dog by thousands of california homes threatened. for decades mud lik this wasn't a problem here. then a fire tore through these mountains, now when it rains it's like water coming off of concrete. threatening homes like this with a deluge of thousands of tons of this thick mud. thisesident has fortified his housbut fears the worst. >> you've been watching it. how fast does it go? >> they've clocked it a 60 miles an hour according to fire, l.a. couy fire. >> reporter: i want to give you a sense of what this mud is like. it's not your thin soupy type of
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this is more like the consistency of cement and the only way to clean this stuff up is with heavy machinery. robin. >> and moving 60 miles an hour. >> still sinking in. >> thank you. get out of that. misery is not o over yet. more rain in the forecast, as well as dangerous su. isn't that right, rob? >> the main front that came through last night, it's through but we still have showers rotating in some of which are heavy. a bit of a break later on friday then saturday morning another front comes in with some strong wins and rain with it, as well, up to 2 inches plus. not as much as we had this week. the other threat is this huge wave in ventura, california. 25 to 30-foot breakers. they'll revolver in 25 sets at times. dangerous rip. surfers out there but dgerous situation peaking today. another breaking story. stock markets around the world tumbling after a sell-off in china really sparked fears for investors all over the word. abc's linsey davis with what it
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goodmorning, linsey. >> good morning, george. trading on the chinese market halted after just 14 minutes when losses hit 5% triggering a so-called circuit breaker. it briefly re-opened but the market kept on falling and trading was suspended for the rest of t the day. the chinese market down a total of more than 7%. all this making investors even more jittery about the chinese economy, the world's second largest after the u.s. >> that includes investors here, linsey. >> that's exactly right, certainly a ripple effect fro china. wall street is already off to its worst start since the 2008 financial crisis down nearly 3% in the first three days of trading year perhaps indicative of the old saying when china sneezes the world catches a cold. >> we'll move on to the race for the white house. and with ted cruz now the front-runner in iowa, donald trump pulling a page from his obama playbook questiong whether cruz is even eligible to be president because he was born in canada. trump's wifeelania is also speaking out in a new interview and tom llamas is on the trail in storm lake, iowa, with all
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good morning, tom. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. this is not a fight senator ted cruz wants, he tells me this issue is settled. but this morning others are weighing in, senator john mccain who is no cruz ally but was the gop nominee in 2008 sayin there are questions surround cruz's eligibility. this morning, the bromance between donald trump and senator ted cruz is on the rocks. >> do you believe senator ted cruz is a natural born citizen? >> i don't know to be honest. >> reporter: trump neck and neck with cruz in the battle for wa. >> you have a beautiful mily. >> reporter: raising questions about his birthplace, canada. suggesting cruz go too court to prove he can run for president. >> ted, he should ask for a declaratory judgment because that will clear it all up and i'm doing this for the good of ted. >> reporter: in iowa cruz whose mother is an american citizen fighting back. >> as a legal matter the question is quite straightforward and settled
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born abroad is a natural born citizen. >> reporter: we were with north cruz in the hawkeye state and onn his campaign bus as the trump dustup was growing. >>ow he's talking about, you know, that y were born in canada. not criticizing it but saying you could have problems with that. why do you think he's doing that. >> i'm not going to try to psychoanalyze donald trump. my view, if others -- >> do you think he sees you as a threat? >> you'd have tosk him that. >> reporter: cruz says the toughest partf the campaign is beingway from his wife and two young daughters. this as trump's wife melania tells "harper's bazaar" the decision for him to run was also not easy but now she's offeringg her advice. she's quoted as saying, i give him my opinions and sometimes he takes t them in and sometimes he es not. do i agree with him all the time? no. now, donald trump is not letting this fight with ted cruz go away any time soon. just this morning, he tweeted it was a very wise move that t cruz renounced his canadian citizenship 18 months ago.
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now to mor trouble for chipotle. the fast food chain now facing a criminal investigation over the norovirus outbreak at a california outlet that left hundreds sick. abc's clayton sandell has the latest. >> reporter: this morning fast food chain chipotle is involved in a criminal investigation. the company revealing in a regulatory s.e.c. filing that it was served with a federal grand jury subpoena last month asked to produce a broad range of documents in connection to a norovirus outbreak at this franchise in california's simi lley last august that sickened 234 people. the burrito giant says it does not know whether it will bring fines or penalties. the u.s. attorney's's office working with criminal investigators from the fda, both offices declining to comment. chipotle telling abc news, it will cooperate fully with this investigation. >> the department of justice is
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is definitely on their radar. >> reporter: after the summer oureak, the restaurant was closed to are a deep clean but the company that prides itself on serving food with integrity is struggling to regain consumer trust taking out full page ad as poll justing to consumers and announcing coming changes to the way it prepares and tests its food. after making headlines for two e. coli outbreaks sickening people in 12 states and a norovirus outbreak in boston which sickened 140 college students who ate at this store. and now it seems as though wall street is getting a bit queasy. chipotle's stock price is down 40% since their troubles began. robin. >> not surprising, clayton, thank you very much. okay, michael, you have it. first day of school, i don't think it got quite the attention that prince george's first day of school received. >> absolutely not. the third in line for the throne went to preschool wednesday.
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look how adorable littl man is adingo school to mark the milestone we all have those pictures of our first day of school and abc's lama hasan has more. >> reporter: this morning, a royal milestone for prince george. his proud mother, the duchess of cambridge marking the moment by taking these adorable pictures herself. looking dapper in his buttoned up coat andnd backpack brimming with confidence, ready for his first day at nursery school. >> george's first day of nursery apparently went very well. he enjoyed playing with the other children, apparently. >> bearing a striking resemblance to his father on his first day but there was no fanfare on gege's first day. >> when prince william went to nursery there were huge crowd of media outside. his parents choosing a small local montessori school on a private road only ten miles from their norfolk home on the
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the protective and private princeanting his kids to hav as private a life as possible carrying on the tradition from his mom, diana. >> you just want to pinch the cheeks. >> he g got the wave down early. >> learned that in school, preschool. but there's -- prince george is not the only prince making headlines. look at this video trending. apparently he isn't worried about following tradition. he won't let anybody kiss his hand. he whips it back if they try it. a lot of -- people don't know what is going on but they said at he is a very smart kid and might do that feeling weird having generals k kissing his hand out of respect for them. >> maybe h he just doesn't -- maybe he's a germophobe. >> practice that when i walk through with the crew here. we'll practice that.
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>> fonzie, you're up first. >> nice. >> we already kissed the super bowl ring. thankk you, michael. over to rob right now. look at these storms. >> yeah, this is snow just east of l.a. of the mountains up here getting skunked the past couple of years. this is a two-hour drive from l.a. big bear getting two feet of snow. winter stormrm warnings posted for
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saturday. > brief arctic blast is over for the northeast looking at temperatures well above the freezing mark for the next coup of days. >> all right. >> you did say briefment you did say brief. >> it's still winter. >>ing o. thank you, rob. coming up on "gma," a disgruntled groom behind a series of fires set at his friends' homes. the clue police found at the scene that made them think he was behind it. and from dirty jobs to bank job, a lot of people thought this guy wanted for robbery was tv host mike rowe. well, mike rowe will join us live this morning to set the
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globe. tens of thousands of people tuning in to watch how people jumped around this. >> i would have jumped around. >> what made it such a phenomenon? we've got the story behind it coming up. >>we got a lot else coming up. all eyes on the powerball. no jackpot wininners oveight. jackpot now almost $700 million. could go even higher. next big drawing is saturday. a lot of eyes on wall street, as well after stocks tanked in china overnight and we'll be tracking it all day long. also this morning we've been -- "dirty jobs" star mike rowe caught up in a bank job. people actually thought this robber was mike rowe. well, he is here live. he's going to set the record straight. he's dressed like the robber again. we're going to talk to mike. >> he got a good sense of humor about it. we begin with a california man behind bars this morning for setting a string of fires targeting the groomsmen from his wedding and happened after his marriage fell apart and abc's gio benitez has the story. >> reporter: good morning.
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and suggesting he could have been set up. but police say the evidence nearly hurt all of his former friends. a groom who says he was scorned leading to accusations after a bizarre of property scorched. this morning 33-year-old joshua van buskirk is in a martinez, california, jail, after police say he confessed to an arson spree allegedly fueled by anger after his divorcrce, amongis targets, three of his own groomsmen. he's accused of throwing molotov cocktailat their homes and cars, leaving behind a t twisted clue, joker cards just like in the batman movie. >> leaves a calling card. >> reporter: suspected arson one gasoline poured on the hood and set fire, suspected arson two, december 23rd, another groooomsmen's uck lit on fire.
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fence catching on fire, extinguished before reaching the house and that same night his friend's garage door set on fire, thankfully not reaching the rest of the house with the wifefe and kidinside. >> what really broke the case were the cards. >> reporter: van buskirk arrested christmas eve. police telling abc news he confessed to all of the arsons, in a jailhouse interview with x station ktvu van buskirk says he's innocent though he does say he was upset with his friends after his divorce. >> because within the last three to four months of going through all this turmoil in my life they haven't been there for me. >> reporter: police say they found plenty of evidence at his house anand have t right joker in jail. >> i honestly believe if we didn't get him in custody that the other people on that list would have been victims of arson, as well. >> reporter: and his ex-wife could not be reached for comment. bubut he fac fouarson-related
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police say he did admit to setting the fires when he was arrested he's now pleading not guilty held on a $2.1 million bail. meanwhile, those groomsmen all say we have no idea why we were targeted. >> this is a strange one. >> it really is. >> thanks, gio. now to that north carolina woman and her former fbi agent father charged with murdering her huand. she's now facing trial b not giving up the fight for her stepchildren. abc's linzie janis is here in the studio with that. >> good morning. lawyers for molly martens corbett say she and her father are not guilty of murder and deserves to be reunited with the children she has raised for the last eight years. this morning, even as molly martens corbett is out on bail charged with murdering her irish husband, she says she will keep fighting for custody of his two children from a previous marriage. 31-year-old martens corbett hasn't seen the kid whose biological mother died nine
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killed inside their north carolina home last august. within weeks of his death molly gave this emotional interview after a judge hand them over to relatives in ireland. >> i just need them to know that although we haven't gotten to see each other that i will never stop thinking about them and loving them. >> reporter: last summer martens corbett's father, a former fbi agent called 911 in the middle of the night saying there was an argument and he hit his son-in-law with a baseball bat. she and her father both charged this week with second degree murder and voluntary manslaughter are claiming self-defense. >> we're going to fight it and i am confident we will show that any actions on her part and on her father's's part we reasonable and were justified and were necessary. >> reporte meanwhile, molly is desperate to see the kids. pouring her heart out on facebook writing to the children now ages 9 and 11 almost daily,
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miss you. posting this happy new year card with a photo signed love, mom. and at theottom of so many posts, leaving her phone number in hopes that they will allowed to contact her. >> molly is the quintessential mother. every shape or form, she was and is their mother and deserves to be their mother again. >> reporter: at her house wednesday, jason corbett's relatives arriving with a court order to collect items belonging toto the chiren. molly martens corbett and her father plan to plead not guilty due back in court in februarary. she is appealing that decision to award custody to those relatives s in irela. >> very sad. all right, linzie, thank you. the man known for "dirty jobs" confused for a bank robber. now mike rowe is joining us live with his take on that case of mistaken identity. and tom brady is making headlines for what he's doing off the field. we're going to talk to the chef
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we're back now with a man who made "dirty jobs" famous linked to a much different kind of job. host mike rowe is a dead ringer for a man who robbed an ororegon bank. >> boy, you know what, fortunately he has an alibi and a great sense of humor about it. we'll talk to him live in a minute but first abc's kayna whitworth has the story. >> reporter: on cnn's "somebody's gotta do it," mike rowe has tackled every profession from bullfighter to blacksmith. ev posing as a man on the run in an episode of "dirty jobs" but the surveillance photos are sparking rumors he mayay have pulled his dirtiest job yet, bank robber after this man sporting shaggy brown hair and light-colored ball cap walked into a medford, oregon, chase bank armed with a gugun and demanding cacash. policeeleased the images on
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anyone could i.d. the crook and immediately got flooded with one possible suspect. mike rowe. >> we continue to get these tips about mike rowe, so we said, we are now looking for mike rowe thanks to your tips. >> reporter: cops even joking on facebook saying we issued an arrest warrant for mike rowe, justidding. until the cnn host posted this photo with an alibi, i was in kansas city and i can prove it. >> we're going to scratch him from our suspect list and move on to other individuals. >> being on the run is exhausting. >> reporter: for "good morning america," kayna whitworth, abc news, new york. >> well,oining us live here is the host of cnn's "somebody's gotta do it," mike rowe. mike, you have been such a great sport about this. you have -- you've done it all. you've had ever job imaginable. how did you find out people thought your next gig was a bank robber. >> prettmuch the same way i find out about everything these day, robin. walking through an airport looking at my mobile device and
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and realizing that 3 million people were saying, hey, you should check out the medford police site because it sure looks like there an alall-points bubulletin o for you. i looked at it and laughed a and said, those guys have a great sense of humor but i can't deny there is an uncanny resemblance so i just fired off a quick little missive saying, hey, for what it's worth i'm in kansas, so be on the lookout for somebody who's shorter and less attractive. >> oh, less attractive. >> when you first saw that fake police warrant issued for you on facebook, for a second there did you wonder where you were at that time? >> no, honestly mymy first tught was i know what the next call is going to be and it was. it was my mother, just, please, say you didn't do it, michael. say y you didn do it. you could have called us. there's so many things you could have done instead of this. >> did you reach out? >> that was my first thought. actually you know what is funny, i've been medford and shot a couple of times up there years
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is just too weird. there's so many weird connections between me and lawaw enforcement and "dirty jobs" and this is just -- this is just one more. >> wasn't there an inmate too who has your name or something >> so, i was sued by an inmate in north dakota whose name is mike rowe and he was upset on some sort of trumped up copyright charge because he was getting hard time in jail because of "dirty jobs." and then there's a cop also in oregon in a little town called beaverton who is the pio up there, the public information officer. his name is mike rowe so whenever he reports on a local crime it pops up in google alerts a and everydy thinks i'm somehow involved in crime in beaverton and now there's a guy in medford who looks like mike rowe but isn't mike rowe. it's very confusing. >> i mean, speaking of "dirty jobs," on one episode of "dirty jobs" you did run from the cops. you were on the lam, that was part of the show but how was
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you said it was exhausting. >> well, yeah, you know, i mean you're an athlete. i'm not. i was 45. we put a couple of gopros on some bloodhounds in the course of talking about what it feels like to be chased through the woods. it was kind of a goofy thing but i'm dressed up in striped pajamas running. >> but as you said you are not the bank robber and we should look for somebody who looks like you but less attractive than you. >> clearly they got the wrong guy, robin. >> they do. as always -- >> i don't see the resemblance. >> a gat sport as always. good to check in with you. >> thank you, mike. coming up, it's the puddle making a huge splash around the world and sara haines is outside with that. >> all about this magical puddle in northern england and d get in on the action with my own puddle look how captivated these people are with my puddle. come on, guys. it's awesome, isn't it? jump around
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made f for real,eal life. jump around >> we are back now with that puddle seen around the worldld. hahalf a milon tuning in to watch a live stream of people across the pond trying to cross what seemed like a pond, a giant puddle.
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sara, what is up with this? >> exactly, lara. anyone that knows me knows i love periscoping and on the best day ever i might have peeked out at 4,000 and rounding up but little did i know the magic might have just been in a puddle. it's the periscope puddle making a social media splash. the internet craze on this viral sensation trending number two worldwide. over 500,000iewers captivated by a live stream of people attempting to crs a puddle in northern england. from leapers and jumpers to climbers and swimmers. puddle watchers everywhere were treated to six hours of man versus nature. 2016 olympic event, wrote one viewer. i love this said another.
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lamppost as leverage, forging straight through and, yes, that is a surfboard and for the win, this man putting up a caution, wet floor sign for his fellow puddle pedestrians. now, if you're wondering how this started, it started with a bunch of co-workers at a marketing company sitting there and watchihing and tught it was amazing, so they decided to roll on it and, bam, it was a periscope heard around the world and we created our own puddle and people are captivated by it. amazing. >> like a yule log. >> want to point out that we are
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. tom brady making news for what
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the chef behind the superstar's highly restrictive diet reveals brady's real keys to winni. is it healthy and could you do it? dr. jen ashton is here live. only on "gma," the cnn news anchor and her husband caught in a deadly shoot-out in their hotel room now speaking out for the first time on live tv about the details of their robber burst into their room go big or go home and ellen steals the show at the people's choice awards with a hilarious and heart-felt moment on stage. >> i call myself the mother teresa of talk shows, the dalai lama of daytime. no, but i'm sure someone out there has. >> and wait till you see her little gift for the audience. bang bang into the room and wwe slamming inttimes square with the ultimate divas, the bella twins and champ roman rereigns, the all-stars sharing
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say -- >> all: good morning, america. mwah. go big or go home good morning, everyone. you can see we're calling an audible here in our tailgate challenge. >> yep. >> michael, what do you got for us this morning. >> don't look at me like that. >>'m not. this is called the texas southern chili, everybody. yes. >> you went to tsu. >> i went to tsu. i went to texas southern and it's so good that robin was eating during a commercial break because she can't hold back on it. cubed chuck beefsteak, bacon, beer, dos equis that gets cooked off, cocoa powder, coffee and off of that, cinnamon -- - ose are the secrets -- >> you c taste the cinnamon, it's good. >> look who's here. >> come on in, have a bibite, man. >> this looks delicious. >> chili but no beans,
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>> chili but no beans, real texas chili doesn't have beans. >> it's a different consistency than regular chili. it's got these big chunks. >> it's built like me and then i have cornbread too. we had to add a little side dish of cornbread and the secret to the cornbread is it has jalapeno and cheddar cheese. >> i see you cook it in a cast iron pan. >> i've been up all morning. you don't know what time i got up. >> i know. honey, i know. >> yesterday when you did your nachos, you said, strahan, bring it. >> you did bring it. >> i brought it. >> wn you brbring it, u bring it. >> later we're going to put you up on the scoreboard there because you see, you know, you're in great company here. >> i am in first place at the moment. >> side dish. appetizer. >> nachos are not a side dish. america, aren't nachos a meal? >> what is that song? change done come. >> throwing it down right there. let's get the morning rundown from ryan smith.
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paris. with a knife outside of a police station. there were concerns he may have been wearing an explosives vest and abc's alex marquardt is on the scene with the latest. alex. >> reporter: good morning, ryan. this area has now been cordoned off. there is a heavy police presence. yocan see officers back there, their guns drawn at the ready. that police station that the man tried to attack is just a short distance that way. we understand that he had a knife and shouted a la allah akbar, god is great and it is believed he had an explosives vest. frch media reporting that that vest was fake.e. today is the first anniversary of the massacre of "charlie hebdo." this is a city that has relatively gotten back to normal after those attacks in mid-november that left 130 people dead but it is still very much a city on edge. ryan. >> alex, thank you. also breaking overnight an attack on isis on this oil facilityn libya. a massive fire spreading to storage tanks, at least ten people have been killed.
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way at a salt mine in upstate new york. the deepest salt mine in the countr 17 employees of the mine outside of ithaca got stuck in an elevator nearly 80 stories underground. a crane was brought in and rescuers have en in radio contact with the miners. all haveeen rescued and everyone is safe. new worries on wall street after more troubling news about stocks overnight. for the second time this week, chin had to suspend trading on its main stock exchange as the shanghai index dropped more than 7%. investors at home and around the world are worried about china's economy slowing down and falling oil ices. california is bracing for yet another day of drenching rain. fueled by el nino. more than 6 inches have fallen in some e parts ofalifornia this week triggering floods and mudslides. hundreds of homes are in danger and, frankly, another storm is coming its way saturday. and you've likely heard by now that nobody won last night's powerball jackpot. there's right. you got to go to work. well, all that prize money now rolls in saturday's jackpot which is already an estimated
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the largest jackpot ever. that sounds good, but if ticket sales continue to soar, could it be $750 million. that sounds even better. and finally, a scare on stage at the people's choice awards. the hosts of "the talk," take a look at this, were in the middle of their acceptance speech. this guy walks up, random guy, rushes, grabs the mike, look at sheryl, huh-uh. kicking him off and, boom. sharon osborne not messing around kicking this guy off the stage literally. look at the way they're looking at him, guys. you better get off that stage. more of the big show coming up in "pop news" but, guys, i have to think the last thing you want to do is come up and try to talk over people who have a show called "the talk." >> yeah. >> that's a good point, ryan. how about that move by sharon. okay, we're going to talk about diets. we have the nerve to talk about diets with the way we've been eating this week with the tailgating but it's a diet everyone is talking about. tom brady and gisele bundchen's
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the power couple's personal chef revealing his menu for the pair. we're going to take a look. from the gridiron. >> go, tom. >> to the red carpet. quarterback tom brady and his supermodel wife giselle bundchen are one of hollywood's most glamorous couples. now their private chef allan campbell revealing to their powerhouse diet. >> tom and gisele are known for having some of the hottest bodies on the planet, but it sous like their diet isn't that exciting. >> campbell telling 80% of their diet, vegetables and whole grains like brown rice, quinoa and beans, the other 20% is lean meat, grass fed organic steak, chicken, wild salmon and occasionally duck. giselle even posting pictures of her healthy diet on instagram seen here eating a vegetable soup. her daughter vivian digging into a green juice. and tom making breakfast with
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#healthypancakes so what foods are totally off-limits? campbell says no white sugar, no white flour, no msg. i'll use raw olive oil but i never cook with olive oil. i only cook with coconut oil. fats like canola oil turn into trans fats. i use himalayan pink salt as the sodium. i never use iodizezed salt. >> ty also don't consume very commonly eaten things like caffeine, dairy, white flour, they avoid all of those. this diet, of course, sounds very strict, but that's what keeps tom at the top of his game in the nfl and gisele one of the most sought after models in the world. >> obviously it is working for both of them. breaking it down for us, the power couple's diet, abc news senior medical contributor dr. jen ashton back by popular demand. >> thank you. >> 80% plantnt based. >> yes. >> pros s and consith that. >> no smoke and mirrors, sensible healthy way to eat and get a lot of vitamins and minerals.
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food. it's just a great way to eat. >> also talked about t the chef avoiding foods that cause acid -- >> the alkalaline diet the acidity is so controversial. all the celebrities are talking about it. what they're talking about is acid based or ph balance. there is not a lot of great data that supports that what we eat changes the ph of our bloo because our lungs and kidney does that. it does change the ph of our urine and there is some date actually that if you eat alkaline foods or fds that are also high in potassium, it can improve muscle mass and growth hormone production and decrease back papain, all ings that they might want. >> exactly. okay, , now you de me feel better because you hadn't heard about this either. night shades, he said that he avoids night shade foods. what exactly is that?? >> that's what's great about our jobs, we're learning all the time. this is a huge species of ov 2,000 plants, some have been
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decrease inflammation. it's a double-edged sword here because these are apparently what they avoid because there have been some data tt show that they can add to inflammation but, again, we know tomatoes, high in lycopene so it's a catch-22 but obviously it's working for them. >> eggplant, peppers, mushrorooms. >> okay. to each his own. this is a very, very individual thing and, look, in general they're eating great and it shows. >> it is, and jen will take your questions throughout the morning again. you can devote her @drjashtonon or post your questions to "gma's" facebook page. michael, what else is coming up? >> we have a lot coming up here on the "gma morning menu." our exclusive with the former cnn news anchor and her husband who survived a deadly motel shooting. they're going to join us live. and a life-saving story. the strangers who met through a liver donation then fell for each oer and now they're speaking outut. plus, wwe world heavyweight
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terrifying incident. june 30th, 2015, the day former cnn headline news anchor lynne russell -- >> thank you for sharing your evening. >> reporter: -- and former cnn investigative reporter chuck de caro -- >> supplies had to reach northernmost positions. >> reporter: -- went from reporting the news to becoming it. >> breaking news. >> former cnn anchor. >> deadly shoot-out. >> reporter: caught in a real-life shoot-out with a arm robber who forced himself into their room at this albuquerque motel. surveillance video capturing the horrifying ordeal on camera. >> he gave me a good shove and i was airborne and into the room. about that time my husband came out of the shower and found his wife being held at gunpoint. >> reporter: both russell and de caro hold a concealed carry license and russell inking quick managed to hand her personal handgun to her husband and whenhe suspect started shooting,
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the alleged robber, 27-year-old tomorio walton was killed in the gunfight. the alleged accomplice skyy barrs was arrested. he pled guilty to kidnapping, aggravated burglary and attempted murder. before leaving the hospital, de caro thanked the first responders who helped save his life. >> the response from this city that helped me in every way was just seamless and perfect. >> and right now we want to welcome lynne russell and chuck de caro to "good morning america." thank you both for being here. >> thank you. >> lynne, i know you had a real reaction when you saw that picture. >> yes, i did. of course, of course. thing. and we just can't -- even if you do, you don't just walk away fr it.
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chand. it j just alwa is. >> and you were saying chuck is your hero. >> oh, he is my hero. he aolutely isis. couldn't have been in better hands. >> it didn't have anything to do with being a hero. it had to do with a promise i made when i married her after chasing her for 30 years, i take that part about having to hold very seriously, better or worse very seriously. i don't think it could get any worse than it did that evening. >> you said you believed wholeheartedly that lynne was out to be raped. >> i came out of the shower naked soaking wet shaking g from the air-conditioning looki for a towel, and here's my wife flying backwards through the air, lands face up on the bed with this desperado pointing a gun at her, and i came out and said, what the hell is going on here? and heointed the gun at me and it went from there.
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we're legally entitled to carry were on a bed table, so i got between his line of sight and that, lynne was smart enough and brave enough to understand what i was doing and slid those weapons into her purse and said, maybe ere's something in here he would like. >> and you both are very tough. lynne, you're a black belt twice. two time black belt and i know you also i believe trained special forces. >> no, i was just a simple soldier in the 20th special forces group. nothing magic. >> i see, lynne, that you are getting very emotional here. >>ou know, i've never cried on the air before, but it's -- it doesn't go away, and when we talk about that night, i think about watching him, and he was just out of the shower, you know, watching him get -be shot. thanks so ch. watching him be shot, your
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he turns to you and he says he hit me, i'm shot >> shot three times. >> three times and this is after both of them emptied their guns and, you know, sometimes the muzzles were only this far apart. i could see -- i could see the fire coming out of them, and when he said that to me, i thought, it's impossible because to me nothing like that could ever happen to him, you know, and i just -- i think about it and it doesn't go away, and i think to myself, i don't want another woman to have to go through watching her husband be shot. don'want another woman to have to, you know, lie on a cot in a r really co -- sorry. this is what happens -- room in an icu. >> while he is -- and tomorrow another operation for you, chuck. >> operation number four. >> don't want that again. you know, i don't want -- i don't want to think stuck in an icu room and listen
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working on a loved one. >> well it's important for us -- >> i don't want that. >> of course, you don't and i know that you guys are suing motel 6. we did reach out to them about this. we did not hear back from them. what can you tell us about this lawsuit and what do you hope to get out of it? >> the first thing is why were we there? that's why we were therere. >> that's our family. >> it was our family. >> you, e dog -- >> oliver. >> dog friendly. >> very dog friendly. >> traveling cross country. >> oliver was very old. >> on the w to a war game in california that i was leading. i ended up leading from my hospital bed. it was t dog. that was the only reason we were there, needed a couple of hours' sleep. the dog needed some care. >> he's the point. i don't think -- for whatever reason the people there, people go to motel 6s and other hotels and motels. their choice for all kinds of reasons. i just don't think, and this is why the suit, bebecause as was sitting in his room watching all of this, and i began to do my
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this was not an isolated kind of incident, and i don't think that a person, a family should have to substitute, should have to sacrifice security for a room that is safe, a place to stay, a place to spend the night in a name brand hotel anywhere for any reason. >> and, lynne, we do hav to wrap, but i know you wants people to know a couple of ings that they can learn from your experience. >> very quickly. ask three questions. if we had asked these questions we wouldn't have been there. what is the crime rate at this hotel. how many times have the cops been called in the past year. five years, you pick it, right. a thousand times for us, it was over a thousand times, that was the answer. are there security cameras at this place and are they monired in realtime right here because if somebody had monitored those cameras, all the video that you guys see of us being assaulted, that would have stopped it right away. and the third thing is, are there guards and are the guards actual -- how many of thememo you have because one for two hours on a saturday morning doesn't help you if you're there
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be afraid to ask these questions and if enough of us do, and we don't stop, then somebody's going to have to address it. >> thank you. thank you. i think those are important questions to ask. i appreciate that. and, chuck, we're thinking about you and good luck in your operation tomorrow. thank you both for being with us. >> thank you. >> we do have to get outside to rob. >> all right, lara, let's do it. it's time for wwe weather. round one. [ bell dings ] yes. i've got a double dose of divas here, nikki and brie bella. we've got apecial bella themed forecast. i need your help. brie, why don't you get us started. >> let's start with twin falls, idaho. today it is supposed to be 37 degrees with some snow, and speaking of snow, it looks le in sisters, oregon, there will be a lot of snow. >> a good rodeo there. nikki, what do you got for us? >> looks like another rainy day for bella, california. >> beautiful. >> and in double oak, texas, we have sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-60s, rob.
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beauty, brains and brawn. i'm a little bit nervous. >> robin, i'm kind of happy it's cold out here. back inside to you. >> i'm sure yo wife is too. come insnside, won you because it's "pop news" time. we begin with ellen degeneres and her hilarious and very heartfelt acceptance speech for favorite humanitarian at the people's choice awards accepting her award from fellow winner and
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>> and, melissa, thank you. yeah, i love you and what wonderful things you said. you forgot gorgeous, but t that's okay. [ laughter ] >> ellen went on to say it is really simple. be nice. and that was the goal for her talk show mostly. >> i just set out really just to make people happy and make people laugh and to get very, very rich, and, um -- >> it really -- it was an amazing speech. she did a great, great job. congratulations to her. >> you cannot watch her show and not feel good. >> absolutely. >> you are happy when you watch her show. >> from start to finish and she's been doing it a long time now. she has set the bar. well deserved. up next in "pop news," proof that nothing can come between a football fanatic and her favorite team. and by football i mean soccer. a dad in australia, boy, does he h have it d for his
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he suggested t name lanesra. lanesra's mom wrote to a magazi saying why it was so unique. it wasn't until she was two years old that dad admitted to mom his idea for the name lanesra is actually arsenal spelled backyards. his favorite soccer team. he got away with it for two years.s. thankfully lanesra is a beautiful name. >> it is a beautifulame. i think that's funny. who i was working on espn, there were some children named espn. >> daddy. >> it's not quite lanesra. and finally in some science news, george, the unusually mild winter has caused flowers to blooearly, trees to blossom and squirrels to put on a few pounds. pictures of rotund rodents have been sweeping social media with captions like, guys, i found the fattest squirrel, #fatsquirrel and this one, does this gray coat make me look fat? and there's this guy..
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thing, you can see he took a whole avocado, forget the acorns, people, i'm going with an avocado. scientists say it makes sense the warm weather is giving the little guys more time to collect their nuts and apparently they're not very good at waiting for the cold weather. >> that's why you were asking about the song. >> which, by the way, jimmy kimmel we understandnd is your favorite song. robin shared that with me. what is it? rain >> squirrel trying to t a nut. >> the sdwirlss telling us that winterer is comi.. >> we'll be back. >> "deals & steals" too. morning i'm elias johnson... it's 8:27 ... elias: : the collapse of a 12 foot deep trench in altoona leads to
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when police and rescue units arrived, they said justin jorgensen had already passed away from his injuries. the recovery efforts took six hours because of cold, muddy conditions and continuing collapses in the trench. sabrina: despite a surge in ticket sales leading up to last night's powerball drawing, no one had the numbers to walk away with the jackpot which had hit 524 million dollars. but more then 73-thousand tickets did end up winning some of the game's smaller prizes. the jackpot now swells to a record-breaking 675-million dollars ahead of saturday's drawing. sabrina: elias: well let's get a quick check of the weather with meterologist sam schreier. sam/ weather adlib:
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>> i love this song. >> incredible 1979 album "off the wall." we have some young college students that are going, what, what. it was big back in the day, people. >> it was. >> there's an announcement about this. >> yeah, there is. >> in fact, i have it, robin. on february 26th. michael jackson's estate will release a special cd and dvd package of "off the wall" that will include a new documentary by none other than spike lee called "michael jackson's journey from motown to off the wall." i know a lot of fans will be excited about that. >> i know. we can ride the boogie >> there you go. >> t ty never join in when you want. >> i'm sorry, rob. >> still have that albu >> you do? >> still have the -- >> vinyl is coming back. vinyl is coming back. >> that's worth it. >> priceless to me. >> that's right. >> all scratched up but it's priceless. >> it is.
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know my kids had questioned and we've got questions from some of our viewers. and i want to start with this one. sheryl on twitter says with all the ice water going into the ocean how is it that ocean temperatures are rising? well, that's an interesting question. but take a glass of water, f for example, when you first put the ice in, it does get colder but over time that ice melts and the water warm that's the same ing that's happening. our whole earth system i connected and the more greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide from burring of oil, gas and coal we're warming our system more and more so eventually over time the ice will melt because temperatures are going up and then the whole earth all of the water continues to warm. >> really scary. rodney on twitter says are glaciers growing in other parts of the worldld or are they all melting. >> they're melting and retreang but i want to get into the difference between land ice and sea i here because i think maybe where this is coming from is that we hear aut growing sea ice in the antarctic. now, in the arctic it's melting
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but land ice is different than sea ice, glaciersre land ice. so we're putting more ice and more water into t ocean when they melt. again, that glass of water, when you put more in -- >> people live on thehe coastline should be panicking and moving inland. >> they should be staying it seriously. we never want panic but we need to take it seriously. there are ways we can solve it. >> can you give us a couple of quick tips we canake away and start doing today? >> we need small things but we need big things. so the big transition away from carbonioxide and fossil fuel is important because it has big impacts but also on a local scale learn how the little things play a part. how we can rerecycle more, what else we can do. stop using as much plastic bottles and our bags and one thing that always gets me too m the first one for a good cup of cofoffee but bring your own mug. >> i want to get a couple of
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take a look. >> really want the polar bears to have food to eat so that they won't be hurting. i don't know how to fix it and i really want to. >> leila -- >> cry. >> leila, you're not the only one. a lot of people are working on this issue. it is a serious one, serious impacts buthere are ways we can fix it if we all work togetheror this. >> okay. d then one more question from a concerned kid about conserving energy. take a look. >> hi, i'm charles from texas. if i always turn out the light what other way can i conserve energy? >> that's great. that's great thing. the more you can conserve energy and reduce your impacn the planet, the more you're going to help everything and that's all resources, energy, you know, turn down the temperature a little bit from your heat and vice versa. when it's your air-conditioning,
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the temperature from your air-conditioning. also, get on your feet. lk somewhere. take a bike somewhere. you don't always have to get in a car. home gardening is a great solution to a lot of issueues and money. matter. thank you to all of our kids and everybody asking questions and thank you, my fellow penn stater. >> we are. >> appreciate it. amy is on her way back now. can't wait to have her back tomorrow. right now let's go upstairs to rob. >> all right, lara, everybody do their part. turn off the lights, a little recycling and time for wwe weather round two. [ bell dings [. >> the forecast, wwe heavyweight roman raines and theella twins have been laying down smackdown on the weather. help me out. >> let's start with ring hill, washington, where i it will be cloudy in the washington. over in champ, missouri. >> you are the champ. >> it's a little chilly. it's a rainy day but the weather
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virginia, with sunny skies. >> roman, virginia. >> we're doing good in roman. >> my favorite town at >> this weather report brought to you by ashley furniture. roman raines, no relation to dallas raines, the l.a. weather guy. >> much bigger. what do you got there? >> rob -- >> all: roman, roman. >> these people going crazy. trick. you look great today but you're missing one thing. >> come on. >> look at that. would you look at that? >> guys. >> i can't fight but lara this may be for the tailgating food. he's vetoed everybody.
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i was just noting with robin the way rob was standing with that belt. more coming up with the wwe superstars, the bella twins and roman reigngns with us live and we are going to reveal their
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the wwe on "gma." first up, wwe world heavyweight champ roman reigns. and please welcome wwe di, the bella twins. [ cheers and applause ] >> big day here at "gma." roman, nikki and brie saying hello to their fan ss. oh, my gosh. the fans love you guys. i have to say congratulations. how does it feel to have that belt? >> it feels really good. that's an understatement. i've chasedt for so long. it feels like a full year and to finally have it in my possession in my hands, it's the greatest fefeeling er and i hate to sound cheesy but dreams do come true. >> oh.
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>> nikki, you've had quite a year. >> oh, i'm nikki. it happens. it's a twin ing. >> diva, you brought your longtimeohn cena a -- >> longtimelove. >> yeah. >> i didn't know that. >> oh, yeah, 3 1/2 years almost. >> oh, my gosh. that is a great-looking couple. >> oh, thank you. i did not know that. so lovely. >> he is amazing. >> the couple that wrestles together stays togegether. >>hat's right. >> i like that. that could save a lot of marriages right there. >> yeah. >> you'ren to something. >> aside from that you've had an injury. >> yeah. >> so when are you getting back in the ring. >> i'm hoping sooner than later working with amazing doctors so first my health is the most important and then second mos important is getting back in that ring and hopefully get gting the diva's championship.
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>> brie, ultimate team of what's it like without your sister? >> it's been hard because team bella. i know, right. it is weird. i will admit wn i'm walking out of that curtain not to have her next to me it's sad but at the same time -- >> it's business. >> and it is my time to shine. hey, now, don't get -- >> now. [ cheers and applause ] >> screaming diva but you also are in fantastic shape but i know you brought withou some great tips for fit it is for our viewers and us. would you mind shareing. >> should i go first? >> diva of the year. >> diva of the year, thank you. [ cheers and applause ] so what i like to stick to is six days of the week i do no starch, no sugar, no dairy and on that seventh day i go insane. i start with doughnuts end the night with burgers and fries. it's like a full day of fun but it's kept me in amazing shape.
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also love -- i'm a sweet tooth person. i love sugar so during those six days if i absolutely need sugar i like to get super dark chocolate bar, anything that's 98% caca and take a little bite of it because it's kind of bitter. cures that sweet tooth. >> teeny indulgence like a little chip off. >> a tip from each of you. >> mine is i'm always on the road so i need healthy snacks constantly so my whole foods cooler so i go there when i get into town, i get, you know, the veggie trays, i'll get my snackck peas and conbucha. fermented cheese. >> obsessed. >> natural caffeine. >> what's your go too food. >> it's not cobucha. i've been training through football, baseball, basketball, that type ofhing but for me it's to switch it up. keep it new. you know, trick your body is the key. you know, if you're not getting
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switch it u up and also for me i have a huge goal t toive as long as i can, to, you know -- >> live healthy. >> i want to live as long as i can. >> i love it. you have great energy and look fantastic. congratulation, congratulations and would you get back in the ring soon? >> yes. >> guy, wwe smackdown moves to its new home thursday nights on usa network, the big premiere is tonight. coming up our ultimate tailgate challenge. george is up. we're eang again. guys, donon't wch because we're not listening to anything you just taught us. >> where did michael go?
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yeah. you see where michael is on the board. he is tied with lara from yesterday, nachos. i cannot believe -- my waistline can believe it's day four.
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>> it's my turn. i'm ready. let's do it. there it is, barbecued blitz brisket. no here's what's going on here. >> are you going to show us. >> i'll show you in a second. here is what it is. this is it and this is in honor of all the underdogs this weekend. >> i lo of ha. >> houston, cincinnati, minnesota, washington, all at home, all underdogs, this is for them. because i'm clearly the underdog in this room. look at this. >> i don't know. i don't know. >> this is really great. this is great. this is what it's going to look like whent's done, bubbly and hot. take a brisket. put in the hot 500 degree, brown it on both sides, take it out and take anything you want really foror the sauce, ketchup, vinegar, molasses, worcestershire, hotot sauce, all kind of spices. >> do you measure? ? no, i just throw all stuff in with onions and garlic and put it away in the oven long and slow, 350, four, five hour, let it go and this is what happens?
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>> the slawomeson. >> that would be good in a crock pot. exactly right. these pieces are too big. >> that looks good. >> the competition. if i could only get it up there. >> there you go. >> right on there. >> robin jusust wants a little meat. >> that's for me, robin. >> i do love the idea of slaw on top. >> slaw on top is good. >> so just put it on top there. >> are you guys gng to try it. >> i'm in. i'm in. >> thank you very much. >> i'm going to do it. >> whoa. >> whoa. >> my goodness. >> you're going to break all your diets. you can't eat this stuff, can you. >> we'll make it our cheat day. >> all right. >> should we grab our plate. >> come on, grab and join. >> it smells amazing, i have to say. >> it's been -- you know about competition. >> yes. >> we're competitive over here. i've got to rate them. i don't know. i don't know, george. i don't know -- >> did you take --
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you're -- >> take your time. >> it's pretty aming. >> i would -- and it truly is tailgating food. >> make it the day before. >> this is really good. >> you got a 7 or 8 down here. >> all right. >> this is really good, george. >> this is really good. >> what do you think? >> well, i love barbecue. he's a vegetarian. >> haven't said a word. >> come on. come on. >> il just have hers, as well. >> i actually think, i'm not kidding, i think we have three-way tie. i think right now we've got a three-way tie so up to you at home. who's the real winner? we want to you vote at on yahoo! little game, game on monday. abama and clemson face off, the college football pyoff national championship game. where can they see tha game?
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"good morng america" is brought to you by intuit turbotax. taxes donemart sfler thanks to the wwe on "gma." we'll have a vegan option. >> yes. >> who is going to bring this home? up to you. >> that was a tight r race rig there. >> looks like a "t." >> rob, yours was really great too.
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>> have a great day.good morning i'm elias johnson... it's 8:56. elias: about 45 iowa soldiers are helping provide clean water to missouri. they returned wednesday from is just southwest of st. the guard members helped purify drinking water after flooding contaminated the plant there. soldiers than 174- gallons of water. elias:
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