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good morning, america. breaking right now, al qaeda takes responsibility for the terror attack in paris just hours ago. a big break in the investigation. as new video emerges of the killer brothers making their escape and the new issue of "charlie hebdo" goes on sale in paris. its cartoons outraging muslims around the world again. new this morning, the plot to kill john boehner. a bartender charged allegedly admitting his plans to poison the top republican's wine. how he got caught. happening now, hired gun? the race car driver and the assassin. the strange turn in nascar superstar kurt busch's battle with his ex. he claims she is a paid killer taking on missions all over the world. close encounter.
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take a look at this. a hippo in hot pursuit of a boat on have farah exploding out of the water inches away from a hungry, hungry hippo. and good morning, america. boy, that looked like a sub coming out of the water. welcome back to the big game. what an event it turned out to be. what biggest college football game ever. pose watched cable television show in history. >> more than 33 million watched that game on espn. buckeye nation is -- i don't think they've cleaned up all the confetti there. >> you loved the stadium too. >> oh my gosh you were watching the big screen. the big screen is as wide as a basketball court is long. >> was it hard to decide where to watch? >> you go in there and doing this. i could be at home.
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but north texas did a great job in putting on that event. to the news. the latest on that terror attack in paris. new claim of responsibility from al qaeda overnight. abc's brian ross here with all the latest. good morning, brian. >> reporter: the new claim of responsibility says al qaeda ordered, planned and financed the operation which is called the blessed battle of paris. u.s. intelligence analysts are still studying the tape which was posted overnight and features a senior al qaeda leader who praises the two kouachi brothers as heroes of islam. [ speaking a foreign language ] "we claim responsibility," he says for this operation as a vengeance for the message of allah and claims al qaeda chose the target laid the plan financed the operation and appointed its leader. and he claims the now dead american radical cleric anwar al awlaki was responsible for choosing the gunmen and said the actions of the third gunman
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amedy coulibaly coincide the with athe attack on "charlie hebdo." with pictures of the 9/11 attack he says these wounds have not healed and won't be it in paris, new york or washington. the al qaeda claim of responsibility is consistent with what the two kouachi brothers shouted as they left the magazine a week ago today. new video shows how they made their initial escape opening fire on the first police car to confront them. the police car retreats clearing the way on the narrow streets of paris for the gunmen to escape and go on to kill others. in its claim this morning al qaeda offers no hard proof, no pictures in yemen, no martyrdom videos but clearly a time to come a week after the assault as new magazines hit the street. >> the french are showing no fear in the face of terrorism. that new issue of "charlie hebdo" selling out across the country this morning with people waiting hours to buy it. abc's terry moran is in paris
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with more on that side of the story. good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, robin. here on the famous champs-elysees you can't buy a copy of "charlie hebdo." you can't buy a copy anywhere in france as you pointed out. 700,000 sold out in a few hours. getting one has become a declaration of defiance against terror but the magazine once again spiking tension with the muslim community here and around the world while french authorities continue to pursue every lead into the terror underground. before dawn this morning, people lining up at shops and news kiosks waiting for drivers loaded up copies of "charlie hebdo" and it seemed to be a privilege for them. distributing "charlie hebdo" says jaung batiste, it warms my heart because we say to ourselves he is still here. he has never left. the lines were so long they announced they will print 5 million copies of this issue. it usually prints 60,000.
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at a press conference the "charlie hebdo" staff spoke out. traumatized still. we're just cartoonists who like to draw little characters like when we were kids luz who drew the cover was. the terrorists were kids so at one stage they lost their sense of humor. but muslim leaders here in france and around the world blasted the new issue as a provocation and one said an act of war. france is practically on a where footing, 10,000 troops deployed. the anti-si mitt tick comedian arrested for incitement after his facebook post supported the attackers. in an extraordinary moment in the national assembly politicians rising singing the french national anthem. ♪ france's roused into action no question bit. considering a crackdown, those legislators right now debating whether or not french should have some version of a patriot act which is a very
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controversial idea here. george. >> okay terry, thanks very much. we turn to that strange plot to poison the speaker of the house second in line for the presidency. a bartender from john boehner's country club in his home state has been arrested for threatening to murder him. pierre thomas in washington with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. the suspect appears to be mentally ill but the fbi believes he was a serious threat to the speaker of the house. authorities say michael hoyt believes he's jesus christ and that speaker john boehner is the devil. the 44-year-old was a bartender at this country club near boehner's hometown in ohio for the last 5 1/2 years after he was fired last october, hoyt dialed 911. he hung up but when police responded to his home he gave a chilling account. he allegedly told them he was going to kill boehner because boehner was mean to him at the country club. hoyt later admitted to the fbi he had been thinking about poisoning boehner's drinks but was fired before he could do so. he also claimed to police he
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contemplated shooting boehner with his semiautomatic beretta pistol. the day before calling 911 he sent hoyt an e-mail allegedly, "if i had any intention of hurting mr. boehner i could have poisoned his wine many many times." his wife responded. "what is this about?" contacted by the fbi he says he recalled him but did not remember any confrontation. he's been charged with threaten threatening to murder the speaker of the house and is receiving psychiatric evaluations. close call for the man second in line for the presidency. serving drinks with bad intentions, robin. >> all right, pierre and now to that deadly train tragedy where you are in washington learning more this morning about the woman who died on that smoke-filled train and there are new questions about why it took so long to get passengers to safety. abc's david kerley is in washington with the latest on that. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, robin. still a lot of questions this
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morning that we're not getting answers from district officials about. did the firefighters respond quickly enough? did they know riders were at risk leading all of us to wonder what would you do in a similar situation? this morning, we know the identity of the woman who died as this dramatic scene unfolded near d.c.'s l'enfant station. karen glover was a computer consultant who leaves behind two sons and three grandchildren. >> we need a medic. >> make a hole. >> reporter: but why did this happen? as the lights went dark and cars filled with smoke. >> please stay calm. >> reporter: the conductor says he's waiting for a train to clear so he can back up to the platform. >> please do not open the doors. if you open the doors the train will not move. >> reporter: but the train never moves and outraged passengers say they had to wait 45 minutes or longer for evacuation. >> this is the crap we were breathing. for an hour. for an hour! >> reporter: but even 24 hours after these traumatic minutes waiting for rescue d.c.'s mayor who undoubtedly talked with the fire chief and rail officials
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declined to answer questions about the response the evacuation was it quick enough? >> we don't know what time the train actually went down so that's one key piece of information that we don't know. >> reporter: federal investigators want to know too. they will be looking at the local response. one possibility, that electrified third rail. >> you can't go into a tunnel until that's shut down. >> that's correct. >> reporter: despite the long wait for evacuation firefighters who train for trained fires say the safest place is often on the railcar. >> you don't know what's causing the root of the incident. is the train on fire? is there a problem just inside the tunnel? if you exit that train, you may be going into a worse situation. >> it seems counterintuitive but the first responders say you should shelter in place. a lot of question, a lot of answers. this investigation now in the hands of the national transportation safety board, george. >> okay david, thanks. we stay in washington. some tough news for those expecting a tax refund this year much abc news obtained an e-mail
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from the head of the irs saying budget cuts will delay those refund checks and increase identity theft and jon karl reports from the white house. good morning, jon. >> reporter: it's going to be quite a tax season. in this e-mail sent to all irs employees and obtained by abc news the commissioner warns that because of the budget cuts among the things he's going to have to do delay sending refund checks to taxpayers. the delay will be about a week or so. also the irs help line is going to become much less helpful. only half those who call will get through to somebody. there will be 46,000 fewer audits and on top of all that measures the irs has been planning to put in to protect against identity theft will be delayed as the commissioner writes we have no choice but to do less with less. >> jon, fewer audits means less revenue to the treasury to the government. any chance this can get fixed this year or is it a lost cause this year? >> reporter: i suppose they
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could go to congress to get emergency funding but even though this costs taxpayers money the budget cut, don't look for congress to be sending more to the irs. >> that is not at the top of the agenda right now. jon karl thanks very much. now to amy with today's other top stories. >> good morning, everyone. we begin with breaking news from space. astronauts have been forced to evacuate one section of the international space station because of a dangerous ammonia leak. the result of a problem with the cooling system apparently but nasa says the crew which includes two americans is not in danger. each section of the space station has doors that can be closed to keep those fumes from spreading and there are systems in place to clean the air. more details as we get them. and also breaking overnight new images coming in showing what appears to be the fusage of airasia flight 8501. singapore's defense minister saying these images were captured by an underwater robot in the java sea off indonesia. investigators are already poring over the plane's black boxes in
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hopes of figuring out why the plane crashed. lawyers for boston joe tsarnaev. they're worried comparisons will be made between the terror attacks in france and the boston bombing. chris christie taking the first step toward a presidential run? a source tells abc that he will set up a leadership political action committee as early as this month. he called for an american renewal during his state of the state address. more talk that mitt romney could be leaning toward another white house run. he will address a republican national committee meeting friday. one more note on 2016. a top white house adviser is joining hillary clinton's team as she inches closer to a possible campaign launch. and police near chicago have released a video frightening scene to warn drivers about the dangers in the snow.
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watch as this driver tried but cannot stop on the ice, drove straight into the path of a commuter train. the train slamming on to the passenger side of the car. the driver survived but suffered serious injuries. police warning everyone to slow down. and finally, talk about hungry hungry hippo. the manager of an african river tour sent us this video. you can see a large animal going underwater. the boat driver rightfully takes off but then he says the hippo just exploded out of the water coming within just a few feet of the back of the boat. the driver gunned the engine getting away in just the nick of time. i looked this up on nat geo. do you know they're un unpredictable and the most dangerous mammal in africa. i would have never known that. thank goodness he gunned it when he did. >> seeing is believing. >> he looked across him. >> that's for sure. >> thanks for bringing us that. that bitter billion dollar
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divorce battle. the ex-wife of an oklahoma oil baron who says her settlement is not nearly enough. she cashed it but not giving up her fight for more of the fortune she says they built together. abc's mara schiavocampo is here with that story. good morning, mara. >> reporter: good morning. a billion dollars is a lot of money. the amount barely even fitting on the check itself but she says she deserves more and is taking her case all the way to the state supreme court. it's one of the largest divorce settlements in u.s. history. but this morning, the former wife of an oil magnate says it's not enough. a judge ordered harold hamm to pay his ex sue an arnall close to $1 billion. though she initially refused to cash it now a new twist. she has cashed the check but is still appealing the ruling. she claims her ex-husband is worth almost $20 billion. in a statement, arnall says the
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$1 billion settlement is a small portion of the estate that we built. >> it is her position that she is entitled to more than the percentage she got driving towards 50%. >> reporter: the couple married 26 years ago without a prenup. at the time his company was worth a relatively small $50 million. arnall says she cashed the check so she'd have access to the money during an appeal. a ruling that will decide if this is her first check or the last. now, as the court considers the issue, hamm's attorney claims his worth could be dropping due to falling oil prices. since the divorce trial ended in november oil has reached a five-year low and saying once she cashed the check case closed. >> that might have been one of the motivation for cashing the check his net worth is dropping. >> she said she needed money to live on because appeals can stretch on for years, so she got the money. >> all right. mara thank you very much. >> she got it.
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switching gears to an incredible ocean rescue caught on tape. a man falling overboard from one of the world's biggest cruise ships floating in the water off the coast of mexico screaming for help when a passenger on another ship hears him. abc's cecilia vega has the dramatic story. >> reporter: that tiny speck in the ocean, a 22-year-old man gone overboard. somehow falling from royal caribbean's "oasis of the seas." >> i heard what i thought to be a strange-sounding bird. i noticed that it was a young man screaming "help me." >> reporter: passengers on another cruise ship "the disney magic" traveling the same route spotting the man in the waters off the coast of cozumel, mexico on thursday. >> basically started screaming at the top of my lung man overboard. >> reporter: another disney passenger capturing the dramatic rescue on his ceil phone. >> the crew took over from that point. brought the ship to a stop circled around him. >> reporter: the man was treading water for about 20 minutes before passengers and
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crew members on board "the magic" threw him a life vest and ring. the crew launching this lifeboat. >> once i started seeing him swimming i knew he was. >> he gave a thumbs up and like a thank you. >> reporter: the man's condition unknown this morning. it's not known how he went overboard or where he fell from. but the top deck of royal caribbean's "owe case cyst of the seas" 21 stories high longer than a drop from niagara falls. we are grateful for the other ship's assistance royal caribbean says. while disney abc's parent company confirming the rescue. >> unfortunately, it does owe care fairly often throughout the year. >> reporter: for "good morning america," cecilia vega abc news, los angeles. >> still a lot of questions, so glad he's okay, though. >> thank goodness for that. ginger you are back. hope you had a great birthday. look what you're bringing back. snow sleet, freezing rain. >> yes, several >> several schools delayed or closed this morning from north carolina up to delaware and south jersey because of this.
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you see the icicles hanging off that freezing rain not only on the signs but on the roads. look at the video. several accidents already reported. this is north carolina. now action has moved more into maryland and delaware and right now going into south jersey. so whether you get ice or snow, it is going to be a slick commute if you are in coast cal midatlantic. you've got those winter weather advisory, the freezing rain advisories. does it not make to it new york city starts to move of to the east. it is going to be plenty cold to keep all that ice and snow. look at the wind chills this morning, three below for detroit, louisville only at 20, three chicago. it's cold, yeah. local weather forecast coming up in just 30 seconds. first though this morning's southern cities brought to you by mordecai
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around the world again. >> hi yen one, dave murphy with an update from accuweather. storm tracker 6 live double scan picking up images of snow showers from millville south. the biggest issue will be down farther south where you see that bright shade of white. dornth during the morning looking the potential for accumulation on road surfaces. that won't make to it philadelphia. here we have an issue with the cold. temperature if the 20's, wind chills in the single digits in some spots. 32 is today's high. that snow tapering off early this afternoon down south d air going to make everything a little more tolerable in the next coming days. >> you promise? you promise? >> yes, my gift to you. >> welcome back. coming up on "gma" --
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massive manhunt. the search this important for the killers who shot a college student who tried to stop a random robbery. that strange turn in the case of kurt busch. he claims his ex is an assassin. what you can do to protect yourself from phony calls claiming your loved one has been kidnapped for ransom. the canine who takes the bark and ride. get it. the story that is definitely off the leash. >> oh. >> i can't stop. >> come on. ♪ waiting quietly while the rest recharge is the most important box in the world. crispy flakes, sons of the sun itself. ♪ the sun'll come out tomorrow ♪ a magic formula of protein and grain, that helps turn little boys to soccer players. moms to super moms. tomorrow is yours to claim. ♪ the sun'll come out tomorrow ♪
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>> ♪♪ >> hey everyone, i'm matt o'donnell. 7:26 on this wednesday january 14. here's karen rogers with traffic. >> we have an accident now in one of those places reportedly in this area on 55 southbound just past route 40. this is on the border of
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gloucester and cumberland counties in new jersey so just be careful about the report that of accident on 55 southbound as you head even towards those snow showers. 168 southbound past ferry avenue we've got a problem with a water main break. this is here in camden county and you want to expect to have some problems there with icy conditions. they're allowing traffic to operate on the northbound side but i'd still watch for that it to be slick. another water main break this is in dresher montgomery county on susquehanna road near limekiln pike. in that area we had an accident where a vehicle slid into a pole and that has cleared. fire police are still out there directing at the scene. this is the schuylkill jammed eastbound traffic headed towards center city jammed the blue route to the curve and again from city avenue to girard. westbound jammed boulevard to gladwyne. no unusual problems on the schuylkill just your every day jam up, matt. >> thank you karen. philadelphia pretty much getting spared for snow showers. en route to delaware and south jersey. >> storm tracker 6 live double scan. snow falling in cape may
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good morning, america, on this wednesday morning. right now a new terror tape released by al qaeda hours ago claiming responsibility for planning and financing that paris massacre. also right now, massive manhunt for the killers who gunned down a college sophomore trying to stop a robbery in downtown st. louis. and a big announcement from will kate and harry, if you've ever wanted directly to them get ready. >> we'll find out about that in a little bit as we say good morning. also take a look at this right now. so many people are buzzing about this. dog. watch him. gets on the bus all by herself. that is the definition of off leash. takes her own seat and we're going to hear from the owner ahead. >> a bus to the dog park. >> she likes it. >> makes perfect sense. >> your dog doesn't?
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>> just kidding. we'll start this half hour with so much beginning with that urgent manhunt in missouri. police searching for the killers of a missouri college student shot to death while trying to protect a friend during a robbery. abc's tom llamas has that story. >> reporter: this morning police are on the hunt for the cold-blooded killers who they believe gunned down bobby christman. he was shot while trying to protect his brother and a female friend during a random robbery in st. louis. >> he's the hero. bobby is the bravest. he has the most courage. >> reporter: police say bobby, his brother shawn and friend jen were parked near a nightclub after midnight when police say a car pulls up a man gets out with a handgun and opens a rear door trying to grab jen's purse. she resists and bobby says something that sets the gunman off. >> at that time the suspect fired a single shot striking
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that front right passenger seat and the victim in the head. >> reporter: christman only 19 former high school wrestler and rugby playing studying at southeast missouri university and wanted to be a soldier. >> always devoted his time to help others. >> reporter: a young man so beloved he says the hospital where he died was overwhelm with the number of friends that showed up. >> we had so many people that they had to get a security guard to manage the crowd. >> reporter: both shawn and jen were too shaken up to speak with us. jen said "i love him so much for everything he did for me and sean that night." >> reporter: police desperate to make sure the killers don't strike again taking a look look at a 2004 silver sebring, the suspects allegedly fled in that car during christman's killing. a car they carjacked friday. >> they abandoned and ran and because the officers are unfamiliar with the area they lost the suspect but we have the
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vehicle. >> reporter: killers on the loose and a young life lost too soon. for "good morning america," tom llamas abc news new york. >> boy, so scary and so senseless. we'll turn to that bizarre twist in the case of kurt busch and his ex-girlfriend. busch was in court tuesday calling his ex a trained assassin carrying out migs all around the world. gio benitez has the story. >> reporter: he said his ek would kill people with gun, knives and poison and showed up once wearing a trench coat overan evening dress soaked in blood. >> and the outlaw wins the battle at martinsville. >> reporter: a nascar champion mes a natural born killer? that's part of the bizarre testimony emerging this morning from a family court battle between racing superstar kurt busch and his ex-girlfriend patricia driscoll. driscoll is seeking a protection order against him claiming he assaulted her but this week busch testified he was the one
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in fear claiming she is a quote trained assassin dispatched on covert missions around the world who told him many times about her alleged mercenary work. he says driscoll even told him she and another woman were the inspiration for jessica chastain's character in "zero dark thirty." >> the truth is you don't understand pakistan and don't know al qaeda. >> reporter: driscoll is listed working for a company called front line defense systems and described on their website as having spent the majority of her career in the narcotics and intelligence world. but a paid killer? she says the allegations are ludicrous telling the associated press overnight, that busch must have taken it from a fictional movie script she's been working on a script she says he helped proofroad. driscoll took the stand claiming busch slammed her head into a wall during an argument last fall. >> we're hoping that the judge finds in favor of miss driscoll. >> reporter: on tuesday busch and his attorneys once again
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denying the allegations which are also the subject of an ongoing criminal investigation. >> i'm just glad that the truth got told and that we'll wait on the commissioner's decision. >> reporter: a decision on the protection order is expected by the end of the month. >> and there's more. busch also allegations she took him into the ft. bragg army installation at least a dozen times giving him what he calls red carpet tours, granting access to what are supposed to be private areas. who is telling the truth? i guess we'll have to see this one. >> so many twists and turns in this situation. all right, gio, thanks very much. let's go now to amy in the social square with the feed the speed feed amy. >> that's right. good morning, the top trend this morning is the massive response to the new issue of "charlie hebdo" as terry moran reported from paris and our alex marquardt tweeting out a photo going to see a lot of this sign today, no more charlie. issues soing out and worldwide demand for more. just breaking welcome, william, kate and harry to twitter.
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at 6 a.m. eastern time they joined twitter with the handle @kensingtonpalace. the number of followers are climbing every moment. here are some of the first tweets. the first one actually being, hello from kensington palace. welcome to our new twitter account and prince harry and carmelo anthony will soon meet for a royal graduation ceremony. coachcore helps them become coaches and mentors. a fair start but i'm hoping as we prepare for the great kate wait part two, a suggestion for them to get their follower count up tweet updates on kate's pregnancy and if they follow the celebrity trend they can put out pictures of prince george or the new royal baby when he or she arrives in april. a couple suggestion maybe even a few royal selfselfies. >> especially if you use that selfie stick. >> they already have the hashtag down. all right there, amy.
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thanks very much. time for the weather and ginger. >> prince george selfie i'm into it. ready. let's go ahead and check the forecast iforecast in south florida this morning. i'm getting a ton of tweets. this is from key west. you can just see the fog there. they're quite a more clear than miami itself. less than a quarter mile visibility. that dense fog advisory stretches to west palm beach. some flights impacted. may want to check off. attached to a cold front, 890 ft. myers. 80 miami. quite a bit cooler up behind that. charleston 49. atlanta. 50. these are high temperatures. san joaquin valley fog in the winter is the number one weather killer in this part of the country in california. so it's happening this morning. something to note if you're out and about but temperatures again will start to develop into those low 70s as we g
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back now at 7:42 with an urgent new warning this morning from the fbi about a frightening scam. these are virtual kidnappings. they're hoaxes where callers claim they have your loved one and demand a ransom. thousands of these cases are being reported each year and abc's linsey davis has all the details. good morning. >> yeah police really want you to be aware of this. they complete to be dialed at random. the most prominent scams involving car accident drug death, gang assaults or kidnapping. they don't have your loved one at all. it's just an elaborate scam.
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>> get in your vehicle. >> no, i'm scared. i don't know you. >> reporter: this morning the fbi and new york police warning americans to be on the lookout for calls like these. >> okay jason, go downstairs and do what you got to do to her brother. >> reporter: they believe a loved one has been kidnapped but it's a scam virtual kidnappings that the fbi says are on the rise with increasing targets in new york city. >> right now, we get calls on a daily basis. >> reporter: while no actual kidnapping has been taken place, they have someone screaming or crying and threaten harm unless a ran some is paid and many cases they claim to be part of a drug cartel and ask people to wire money to a third party in puerto rico. >> the minute after they realize that their loved one is fine they start crying how will they pay their rent? >> i'm scared. what do you want me to do?
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>> reporter: last month maddie montoya was told her brother would be killed if she didn't pay $2,000. she wasn't convinced. >> he would kind of tell me things that didn't make sense. >> reporter: how convincing are these calls? are people falling for them? >> there's unfortunately a large amount of people that fuel for them. they're very convincing. >> authorities say to avoid becoming a victim of this extortion scheme you should ask to speak to the victim directly or try to contact them on social media or with another phone to see if they really are, in fact safe. most importantly, try to remain calm and consider telling the caller that you have to call them back in order to access the money and instead call the police. >> perfect sense, yeah. >> thanks. >> makes perfect sense. coming up on "good morning america" the new warning about aspirin, why those taking it for heart may may be doing more harm than good. this canine commuter gets to the park on the bus, by herself. we'll hear from her owner or we
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really good at figuring stuff out and finding her way. >> oh that's a girl. >> reporter: but in downtown seattle, a 2-year-old lab mix named eclipse has, well eclipsed those hollywood hounds no special effects here. just a dog that rides the city bus all by herself. >> she sits here just like a person does. >> reporter: we spent the day bouncing along downtown seattle with eclipse. >> she's a special dog. >> reporter: full disclosure, i had no idea what stop to get off at and had to follow the dog. when she's not pawing strangers and making friends, she's looking out the window and no joke she knows exactly when it's time for her to get off. so where does a bus riding dog go? the dog park, of course. >> i just look out the window and i'm like did that just happen. >> reporter: at the park we met her owner and best friend jeff young, who says he generally rides with eclipse but on nearly a dozen occasions she's done it
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totally on her own. >> it's just the bus to the dog park and back. she keeps it simple. >> reporter: yeah but she's a dog. >> yes, but she rode it with me so many times, it's ingrained. >> reporter: there aren't many that could get away with licking the seat in front of them and still be the most popular passenger on board. eclipse is the one passenger no one complains about when she nods off on top of you. for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news on the "d" line bus in seattle. >> how appropriate. the "d" line. >> i forget my stop sometimes. >> nice. >> it's crazy. >> more amazing than the talking dogs. >> yes, it is. i would agree and i bet if i had done that interview i could have gotten that dog to talk. >> i love you. i love you. >> that was great. >> it was, thanks neal. coming up one woman's weight experiment packing on nearly 50 pounds just to prove she could lose it. why it may be easier said than
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>> ♪♪ >> good morning, i'm matt o'donnell. 7:56. it is wednesday, january 14. we're tracking snow showers moving through delaware and south jersey. first up, karen rogers and traffic. karen. >> roads elsewhere matt are dry. looking in bucks county. we have a disabled vehicle mostly off to the side right here. partially blocking the right lane. route 1 southbound jammed past hulmeville road to approaching neshaminy so watch for that. it's a slower go there. a new accident in lower salford township fretz road. west norriton egypt road at trooper road.
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on 95 you see the jam-up southbound as you head towards center city jammed approaching cottman to girard. no extra problems there, just a slow go. not seeing any slick spots on the main roads. here in south jersey where we got snow report of an accident on 55 southbound past route 40 so watch for that. we were hearing the roads are slippery especially cape may county matt. >> speaking of which karen taking a live look at cape may new jersey which is seeing a lot of snow right now along with much of the jersey shore. dave murphy with the accuweather forecast. david. >> show you another picture if cape may. this can comes from my twitter follower joseph. this is one of the neighborhoods beyond ocean. there is the snow on radar. it looks like we're starting to see it wiped down a little bit over in dover and so south jersey won't have it for too much longer. you want to be careful where you see the snow because it is putting down some accumulation on roads. winter weather advisory expires at 1 o'clock this afternoon and it's those counties like cape may and down around dover and south in delaware where we are having the biggest concern with the
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freeze-up on roads. 22 degrees in philadelphia, today's high. there was it's go to be a bit on the breezy side and cold. >> thanks, david. track the snow showers by using the free storm tracker 6 app for ios and androids. >> ♪♪
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♪ good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and a new study revealing how you can boost your baby's brain power. why letting them nap may be key to developing a better memory ♪ what doesn't kill you ♪ kelly clarkson speaks out. how her difficult pregnancy made her stronger just like her song. what she's revealing now about how she made it through. ♪ how do you like me now ♪ extreme weight loss experiment. why one woman gained half her body weight then lost it just to prove a point. >> i really believe that fat people the solution is their own hands. >> what she's saying now about the highs and the lows. and could you give up washing your jeans for good? why levi's says dirty denim is the way to go. we put it to the test. >> have you really not washed those for eight months?
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>> yes. >> the down and dirty results this morning. ♪ and superstar singer ella is here live as we say -- good morning, america. >> and good morning to ella there in the social square as a brand-new album out yesterday. we'll hear from her, live performance, her second time on "gma." >> looking forward to that. how long should you wait to wash your jeans? >> how long have you waited for those? >> i don't know but hopefully they have been washed recently. the head of levi's's said you can go a whole year without washing your jeans. well becky worley tried it for eight months and we'll tell you about her experiment. just in case robin. >> a little purel never >> never know where these have
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been. >> we'll get into that. becky worley put it to the test. kicking off our new interest pinterest fails. you see amazing pictures on pinterest, it's just like visual candy and look at the pictures and think, i'm going to try that and then well they turn out more like this. that is a pinterest fail and melissa rycroft is in our test kitchen which we now have in social square. i don't know if you know we installed that. cookie monster cupcakes. it looks like it is actual fur. melissa, are you ready? >> i'm going in optimistic. >> let's go. you have the perfect outfit for cooking on so ready, three, two, one. go. >> perfect outfit and perfect attitude. we'll check back in a bit. breaking developments in the paris terror attacks. al qaeda claiming
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responsibility one of the group's senior leaders says al qaeda chose the target financed the operation and appointed its leader. he also claims american radical cleric anwar al awlaki who was killed in 2011 chose the gunmen to carry out that attack. u.s. officials are now analyzing that video frame by frame. there is no hard proof in the video about any of the claims it makes. meanwhile the french lined up before dawn this morning to buy the magazine "charlie hebdo." it is the first edition since the attack on its paris office one week ago. some waited in line for up to six hours as a symbol of resilience. a total of 5 million copies will be printed up from the usual 60,000. the cover features a cartoon of the prophet muhammad. muslim groups have warned the cover will only raise tensions and provoke more anger. nasa now says it was likely a falsely alarm that forced astronauts to evacuate situate one section of the international space station. a sensor showed there was a
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dangerous ammonia leak. nasa says the crew was not in danger. also breaking overnight new images of what appears to be the fuselage of airasia flight 8501. these pictures were captured by an underwater robot off the coast of indonesia. it's believed most of the passengers and crew are inside that fuselage. and in medical news a new study finds about 10% of people taking aspirin for cardiac health are actually doing themselves more harm than good. researchers warn people with little or no risk of heart attack or stroke should not take the drug because of its side effects which could include stomach bleeding. assault charges have been dropped against hope solo. she was set to go on trial next week for allegedly attacking two family members last summer but the judge dismissed the case after agreeing that solo's half-sister and nephew were being uncooperative. finally, a florida teen is being hailed a hero for saving the life of the police officer who had just arrested him. it was all caught on camera. jamal rutledge was being
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processed on burglary charges when officer franklin foulks collapsed grasping his chest. rutledge immediately got help and three officers responded and the medical staff is saying that the teen's quick response saved officer foulks' life so next week rutledge will be honored by the city of ft. lauderdale for his actions. he was banging on the fence, the security fence yelling and screaming and officers were able to quickly get in and administer cpr and save his life. awesome story. >> that is a great story. amy, thanks very much. a new study for new parents. its research revealing that naps could play a key role in helping infants learn. abc's dr. richard besser to tell us about it. interesting stuff. >> this is really cool. we're learning so much more about sleep and how it's more than just being well rested. what they looked at here was what naps do in terms of cementing new memory. so they took a group of babies and taught them a new task. they taught them how to take the glove off of a puppet and half
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of these babies they caught it right before nap time and so they learned this and then they took a nap for at least 30 minutes and half was right after nap time and tested them the following day. only those babies who learned it right before nap time remembered how to do it. >> only? >> only. >> those babies who learned it after nap time. >> wow. >> -- it didn't set or stick as a new memory. >> learn something, nap, it solidifies. >> we think about sleep as being well rested. if you don't sleep you won't be able to get up and perform well. that's important but our brain is reorganizeing while we're sleeping and doing things that are fantastic. if you don't get that good quality sleep you may not be laying down those memories. >> great for babies. how about for all ages. >> here they were just looking at babies but i think it's true for everybody. last night i didn't sleep very well. i'm thinking am i going to remember this segment tomorrow morning. i brought cue cards but i think it's very important for everyone. it's not just about being well rested. we know as people age, they have trouble learning new things and
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part of that is that they're not getting that high quality sleep. >> love that. one more reason not to feel guilty about a nap. >> exactly. >> okay rich thanks very much. "pop news" and weather coming up. lara is moving over to the social square. >> heading over. coming up on our "gma morning menu." taylor swift's incredible act of kindness. how she's paying back a super fan in a really big way. plus one woman's incredible weight loss experiment packing on 50 pounds to prove that she can then take it off again. then melissa rycroft here trying not to have a pinterest fail. we're frosting cookie monster cupcages. will it happen? it's not easy. >> no. >> look at how it's supposed to look. come on over here and see how we do. ooh, delicious cookie monster say come on back. "gma's morning menu" is brought to you by centrum silver multivitamins for the most amazing parts of you. almay celebrates the true spirit of american beauty. which rises from the heart of our great country...
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♪ walking on sunshine ♪ >> sunshine oh yeah look at that. i know it's cold here in the city but look at these cool pups. >> aren't they so happy? >> oh. >> they love that. >> riding alone?
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>> they're actually driving. >> yes. >> their dog friend is driving. >> very lucky pups in miami living the good life at the beach cruising south beach enjoying the sunshine. >> i love that. >> hello, ladies. >> his hair blowing in the breeze. >> ah. >> what's popping. what's popping is this big news for amazon after the website's original series "transparent" won big at the golden globes for best comedy series and best actor in a series for jeffrey tambor a game changer. amazon now proving they are in this for the long haul announcing they are joining forces with oscar winner woody allen to create another online series. this will be woody allen's first foray into television brighting and directing the series and ironically allen doesn't even use a computer does not e-mail. so this is a whole new territory for the director. he says he's not even sure where
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to begin. and also speaking of the globes a quick update on a story michael strahan brought us yesterday. chrissy teigen's cry face when her husband won for best song all over the internet. michael gave us his cry face but, you know i wanted to bring this to you but does not compare to this. buzzfeed found this canine version which has since gone viral. look very closely at the dog's face. that has so many hits online. so there's a version of cry face for everybody. george was saying his family talked about it. we talked about it. who does a pretty cry face? anybody? >> no one. >> can it be done? >> if it's real it contorts. the feeling and emotion. >> yeah. >> you're in the moment. so -- >> embrace it. still talking about it and the holidays may be over but taylor swift isn't over surprising fans. she shipped out gifts to fans in the spirit of swiftness.
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one of her ultimate super fans recently shared this video showing taylor's latest act of kindness. the pop star sent her presents talking polaroid handwritten notes and to keep in the theme with her new album, a check for $1989 to help the young girl pay off her student loans. >> that's amazing. >> taylor is terrific with her fans. it's a symbiotic relationship between the two so we love that story. then i was going to bring you a story on glitter bombing which i'm going to have to hold because we have breaking news this morning. earlier in the show you may have seen the story that we did about a dog taking the bus by itself. george and robin teasing me that it's sort of like dogs talking well our editor bob sent me this video immediately to defend me because george dogs do talk. take a look. >> militia, i love you. >> i love you. >> i love you. >> i love you. >> i love you. >> i love you. >> i just wanted to say to bob,
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thank you very much. that is abc news at its finest giving us breaking news. >> are you kidding me? >> that's pretty close. best one yet. >> thank you. bob. >> the best one yet. the bar is down here. >> way to go, lara. >> thank you. >> thank you, lara. keep trying. i don't need to try anymore, george. it's over. >> let's go to ginger with the >> we got a great time out here. we are going straight into the deep -- into the heart of texas, right ladies? >> yeah. >> they inform me it is the geographical center of texas and that's why it's the heart and that's why a it's warmer than herm let's check the pacific northwest because that's a place we need check in on. spokane washington a beautiful wave cloud photo its a dry day again but storm on the way so be -- if you have anything to do outdoors today is today. 34 for a high in boise. first snow for salisbury
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maryland how about this, we'll watch that storm pull away through the late morning hours and it's not going to get warm your. just above freezing for a high today. okay. everybody here, you good. we will eventually thaw especially going toward the weekend so stick around much that's the big picture. let's get a check closer to home. >> thanks to "gma" dave murphy on the terrace beneath cloudy skies. we do have some snow showers down in cape may county and other parts of south jersey and southern delaware. those should be winding down gradually over the next several hours but take it slow if you encounter snow covered roads. fairly small accumulations. mostly cloudy elsewhere today and a high of 32 degrees. right now we're in the 20's with wind chills in the single digits in some cases and this afternoon wind chills in the 20's bundle up all the way. tomorrow better up to 39 and 40 on friday no big deal. i need your help in handing out these hand warmers. we'll get back inside.
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>> cold out there. >> thank you, ginger. first up on the "gma" health heath, kelly clarkson speaking out about becoming a mom. the superstar opening up for the first time about her difficult pregnancy that landed her in the hospital. abc's abbie boudreau has that story. ♪ what doesn't kill you makes you stronger ♪ >> reporter: she sings about being stronger and this morning kelly clarkson revealing new details about her difficult pregnancy with her now 7-month-old daughter river rose. telling bbc radio she had a horrible experience. >> i was like hospitalized and it was just a bad pregnancy, so i kind of had to take off way more time than normal. >> reporter: she had extreme nausea sometimes throwing up 25 times a day. >> i think a reason she up about it is to explain. >> reporter: she began experiencing difficulties early on in her pregnancy and joking about it with ellen before things got worse.
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>> it's miserable. >> yeah. >> i'm so happy i'm pregnant i just wish -- i am. >> if in fact a pregnant woman throws up 25 types a day for the majority of her pregnancy, that's really consistent with a diagnosis of hyperemesis or hg and we heard about that with kate middleton. >> reporter: dr. jen an ton says it's somewhat uncommon but can be very serious. >> we don't know what causes it but we do know how to treat it and that could be anything from changing their diet to needing to hospitalize them to placing an in-dwelling feeding tube in some cases. ♪ >> reporter: despite the challenges leading up to little river's arrival she says motherhood changed her for the better. >> you have like a baby and you realize like how much of just complete crap you were. it's nice to have a different perspective. >> reporter: based on this adorable youtube video clarkson released last friday of river rose dancing to her mom's new
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single it's no wonder clarkson says she would do it all over again. for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> so happy she's doing well. we all are. >> the baby adorable. >> telling our favorite kelly stories. >> huge fans indeed. next up on the "gma heat index" you may remember the ceo of levi's encouraging people not to wash their jeans, well our becky worley put it to the test and did it for eight months and this morning she reveals the results. >> ew. >> last spring the ceo of levi's stark sparked a storm of media coverage to encourage you to save water by washing geniuses less. >> they're maybe a year ole and have seen to see a washing machine. i know that sounds totally disgusting. >> that's very disgusting. >> that's ridiculous. >> reporter: me i just really like the idea of doing less laundry. so i bought a pair of levi's
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right after this happened and wore them once a week for the last eight months. never washing them. so to see if this no washing thing plays in the real world i head back to the source. chip bergh of levi's. guess what he's wearing dirty jeans again too. >> i suspect the last time that they were washed even just handwashed was probably about two years ago. >> two years ago. by not washing them for eight months i saved an estimated 132 gallons of water. they did yellow a bit and it might be a birthday cake stain but i think they held up pretty well. >> have you really not washed toast for eight months. >> there's a little bit of stains. >> they look pretty clean. you must have been pretty careful. >> reporter: levi's head designer is a real denim aficionado and says not washing is not only good for the planet but for your jeans. >> these are the two different
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results you will get. what happens is with washing them regularly you just get this very kind of flat overall lightening of the jean. >> reporter: his main tip spot clean from the inside. >> so you just kind of pushing the ketchup from the back out of the front on to the paper towel. >> reporter: levi's is down with the occasional wash and i think this pair is ready for one but i'm definitely washing them less these days and have this heavy hitter business guy to thank for that. i've done a fair number of ceo interviews and never did one where we looked at each other butts so much. for "good morning america," abc news becky worley. >> would you go eight months without washing your jeans? here's what you had to say. 93% of you said hmm, not so much. 7% would go that long though between washes. though i'm down with definitely cutting it down a bit. >> i wonder if it changes after seeing the piece. >> when she said the word
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yellowing, it through me off. >> how many months ago, the cake stain? >> gives you something to think about. >> at least three nos here. >> less, though less wash. we'll go to today's "morning stir." provocative experiment. one woman gained half her body weight on purpose then lost it all to prove a point. paula faris is here with that story. hey, paula. >> she consumed 6500 calories every day for three months and documented it all but along the way she gained more than just weight. her critics hoping she'd eat her words, as well. she's the brash british tv personality -- >> would i want to put someone in front of a client that looks like this? it wouldn't be someone i would employ. >> reporter: known for her biting beliefs and the battle of the bulge. >> i don't believe you can be fat and happy. i think that's a copout. >> reporter: that sent social media into an uproar. >> sometimes in order to prove a point you have to do that extreme thing. >> reporter: on her upcoming
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two-part tlc special "fat and back" katie takes on her critics by packing on nearly 50 pounds. >> man. >> reporter: hoping to turn around and quickly lose it proving her controversy stance there are no excuses for beat being overweight. >> i really believe for fat people their own solution is their own hands. they don't need to put so much foo their faces. >> reporter: it chronicles the pore of three putting on the weight. >> that is so bad. >> reporter: and her determination behind shedding it. >> unless you're working as hard to get rid of the weight as you did to put the weight on you're not working hard enough. >> medically this is not a good idea. >> reporter: hopkins traveling to america to meet with people fighting obesity who struggle to see eye to eye with her. >> i look at you and think you're a wreck of a human being. >> i believe there's a hate crime. i'd like to report it. >> reporter: krit takes are speck cal saying her experiment discounts too much. >> focusing soap on the physical aspect of weight loss and she's
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totally ignored the psychological and emotional component. >> reporter: while even hopkins now admits the process wasn't as easy as she hoped. >> it turned out to be a real ordeal. >> reporter: her views have softened some across her six-month journey. >> i understand when you're fat you don't want to put your trainers on and go running out the door because you think people will laugh at you. i know how hard it is to be fat and carry that weight around and know no one wants to be fat through choice. >> reporter: giving her a new perspective on a topic that reflects so many. >> it is about the amount you put in and what you do to burn it off and i don't think that has to be quite intimidating. >> and, remember this was all an experiment to prove people should stop blaming everyone else for problems they can control but, george, a way to empower and inspire folks without automatically putting them on the defensive. >> she did seem to develop some empathy over the course of the six months. >> a little bit but you have to take it with a grain of salt. she's paid to be brash and bowl
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and even went on record as saying she shouldn't treat children any more special on their birthday. >> whoa. >> take it with a grain of salt. >> called the rudest woman in britain. >> yes. >> 6500 calories a day. how do you do that. >> cereal with chocolate milk pasta. ten pieces of shortbread, loaded baked potato, cake and pringles in an entire can. it airs on tlc and melissa rycroft is here when we come back. ♪ ooh-la-la ♪
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>> we have breaking news. chopperchopper 6 is live over a crash in delaware county. it happened during a police chase that started in tinicum township and ended along chester pike in collingdale. authorities say driver fled police and struck multiple vehicles along this roadway and a house. that driver is now in police custody and police say they also recovered a gun and drugs. stay with 6abc.com and "action news" for updates on that story. 8:27 now. let's turn to karen rogers for look at traffic. >> that's right and in that area stick to macdade as an alternate instead of chester pike and cherry street. one of the problems we're having with the snow showers in south jersey and delaware and getting tweets from someone, this is big us it it is coming down steadily in wildwood. you need to be careful. we are getting an accident
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just in on 42 northbound near 295. getting reports of an accident also on 55 southbound past route 40 so watch for that as well. here we can see that accident here on 42 northbound at 295. be careful. this one just coming in. emergency workers responding to that matt. >> thank you karen. dave murphy tracking snow showers. >> all down south matt. storm tracker 6 live double scan. appears as though these first round of snow showers this sound beginning to thin out. a lot of areas around dover delaware now no longer underneath the snow showers and we've got some holes in the action in cape may county. do slow it down no, sir as we -- though. winter weather advisory in southern counties in case another snow shower pops through later on but it should be done around lunchtime. 22 degrees in philadelphia, a wind chill down around 10 degrees so bundle up. today's high 32. >> okay, thanks, david. get our top stories on the go with our free 6abc news app and when you're at your desk top computer head to 6abc.com.
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♪ ♪ i keep going up the river because i need something to wash off the pain ♪ ♪ therefore i'm slipping ♪ ♪ but you're gone the best of you keeps me awake ♪ >> that is ella. her smash hit "go." got the gold plaque. it went gold and brand-new album out and can't wait to hear more from ella. >> really great sound. we want you to check this out. first time anyone has seen this. would you want your fridge making your morning coffee for you? this is the actual prototype, everybody. it's -- all you got to do take a k cup and churn this button to the left and push in.
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let go same place you might get water or ice, you'll get coffee allegedly from this the first ever refrigerator that pours coffee for you. please happen. please happen. turn left push in release. i did it all just as you showed me. it's not happening but you can get your coffee. i want you to imagine you're drinking -- >> why do we -- come on. you've been here all morning long. show us how it's done. >> so basically just take your k cup, put it in pick any size and it's all miltered wear and don't have to fill up that tank. i always feel like i'm filling that up. >> me too. >> i am too. >> so you turn, you press it. >> right. >> and then it'll start to brew on its own. >> and there you go. just -- >> there you go. >> whoa! >> yeah. >> we have coffee success. >> oh boy. i was really worried about that one. >> cheers. >> cheers. >> thanks guys. i did everything you told me, i swear.
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also ahead, gwyneth paltrow will be here live. robin, you saw her movie last night, "mortdecai" and we'll hear about it. big morning on "gma." we'll carry the academy award aannouncements and bring them for every category live tomorrow morning here on "gma." >> all right. so we'll move on. the coffee is still brewing. time now think for pinterest fails. we've all seen the perfect-looking treats on pinterest. so delicious to look at. you think that can't be too hard to make only to be proven horribly wrong. all morning long our correspondent melissa rycroft is attempting to make pinterest perfect cookie monster cupcakes. we'll see how she did. >> attempted to the right word you know. i'm a mom of two and make a killer peanut butter and jelly sandwich but this cupcake proved more difficult than i thought it was going to. >> are we going to see it the
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big reveal. fail or perfection? pinterest style. >> well -- >> wah-wah. >> a picasso version. >> i think i perfected the pinterest fails as much as i tried. they all seem to bomb like this but i'll be honest i kind of think the fun is when you bomb. the pictures are pretty classic. and just for yucks i had my hand on another trendy pinterest recipe so take a look at how it turned out. >> perfect pages of pinterest where those seeking inspiration come to play. endless pages of beautiful craft, home decor and recipes. makes me feel like i could be martha stewart. >> but these do it yourself ideas don't always come with a do it successful guarantee. >> that's where the pinterest fail comes in. >> pinterest fails happen to good people like me.
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>> tried to achieve this. but got this. >> reporter: these are pinterest fails, disas house attempts at making these photos. i personally had such bad ones they're epic. so end barsing i have refused to document them. it's something sonja knows all too well. >> there is a big community of people who try things on pinterest and fail and just have a good time laughing about it. >> reporter: the recipe to a pinterest fail goes something like this. start with a heavy dose of inspiration. >> everyone wants a cake in a mason jar. >> add in a big scoop of confidence. >> just be so delicious and so easy to make. >> swirl in a misstep or two. >> do you know how hard it is to form a turkey out of rice krispies. >> and you've got yourself a perfect pinterest fail. >> this is my peach cake. it doesn't look like a peach cake. there's a biscuit as you can see it's really hard.
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>> reporter: but even with all the fails i've had i'm going to attempt to conquer the rainbow cake in a jar. it took kenzie two attempts to get this. >> they were more like rainbow volcanoes in mason jars. >> after mixing dyeing pouring and still holding out faith that when it cooks, it'll look like this. >> and baking kind of like a pinterest mediocre fail and i'm okay with that. i'm fine. oh all right, so it didn't go quite as planned. tie-dye cake with melted icing on it. definitely a fail but that's all right. >> you are not alone. >> "a" for effort my friend. that's what it's all about. amy, look, you're eyeing this cake. get over here. so sonja is not afraid to fail. you have a blogger called
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pinterester. you're willing to fail so we don't have to. this is not an easy recipe this rainbow cake so what can you tell us about how to turn this into this? >> well so i think the most common thing that people mess up when they try this recipe is they fill the jars way too full so you see it's got -- ? that's what i did. >> like a volcano. out of the jar. >> so all overflowed and goes everywhere. the other thing that people tend to miss is that the colors will run together if you use a really thin batter so like if you use cake mix like i do because who doesn't use cake mix. >> right. >> then they all just kind of running to and if you don't get your water in the pan, then the colors turn kind of brown or yucky. >> not a good look in doesn't turn out quite right. >> i thank you for taking one for the team because i will tell you that when it turns out right it is oh so right. >> i bet you even that tastes delicious. it's still cake. it doesn't look pretty. >> we do have our and
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pinterest -- >> you can get our pinterest tricks online. thanks sonj and melissa on how to frost cookie monster cupcakes. we want to see your pinterest fails and successes. go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! robin, we tested all of these. ginger to for a final check on the >> this is an international version of the weather because out here we have so many folks from all over. my friends from england you'll help me start it was i do a poor accent. let's start with. >> chris looking for a little warm up. >> and what's coming after that. >> the social stream. >> yes from ireland. let's get into the weather forecast and talk about what's happening. i'll try eight little. you tell me how poor i am. hello, it's a january thaw. no okay. we are going to warm up. look at chicago almost 40 after 16 today. and the temperatures even in the midatlantic so cool but they will warm by the end of the week here in new york
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city. look, utah more than one to 2 feet of snow. a beautiful shot there. let's get a check closer to home. >> thanks rob. dave murphy here under clouds on the terrace. we have some snow showers down south in south jersey thinning out over the next hour or two. as you take a look at your seven day it's cold today with a high of 32. tomorrow it gets better, 39 cold this cold winter with soup because january is soup month. so a delicious bowl of campbell's is just what you need. we got right in our hands the lifestyle right chicken and dumpling soup. do you like it? a light and healthy option. thanks to campbell's. 90 calories our sponsor today. thanks campbell's. we head inside to lara. soup month and also rainbow cake day. coming up gwyneth paltrow is here live so don't go anywhere. "good morning americ
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tt2wút+oúnt6 bt@q4gé tt2wút+oúnt6 "a@q$k8 tt2wút+oúnt6 bm@q/@4 tt4wút+oúnt6" dztq v7p tt4wút+oúnt6" entq &30 tt4wút+oúnt6" gzt& ?4h tt4wút+oúnt6" hnt& /:$ tt4wút+oúnt6" iztq esé tt4wút+oúnt6" jntq w#< tt4wút+oúnt6" lzt& on@ we are back now with our dear friend and oscar winner gwyneth paltrow. she stars -- you've got to see this movie -- "mortdecai." the wife of a quirky art dealer played by johnny depp. we have a to show you introducing you to his new, well you'll see, mustache. >> the mane of his upper lip --
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>> you have five minutes to shave it off. >> every mortdecai man before me had the same. why can't i? i've become terribly fond of it and i have had every intention of seeing it through. >> jock. >> yes, madam. >> please make up the guest bedroom for mr. mortdecai. >> he said i already have. please welcome gwyneth paltrow back here to our little humble studio. >> thank you. >> always enjoy seeing you. i had so much fun -- i needed that to watch the movie last night. it's escapism and talk about the mustache first. there were like stunt doubles -- not stunt doubles but doubles for the mustache. >> triples and quadruples. in the makeup trailer there were a million lined up. >> johnny depp had something to do with the design of them. >> johnny is like -- he's a true genius and when he works he envisions the whole thing and the music i wants to hear in his trailer and the look so he did the blond and the mustache and
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it was very funny. >> let's bring everybody up to speed on it. his character is a lovable schemer. you're his wife. clever and everything so what drew you to this role and just tell a little more about it. >> you know i read the script and i thought it was roo really funny. it's a very -- i could see how it was going to be hilarious and stylish and frothy and a real escape and i'd always wanted to work with johnny depp and i am so lucky that they asked me to do it because he is extraordinary and i don't know. it was wonderful. such a great, fun experience. >> how did you not crack up doing some of these scenes? >> i did. i ruined -- there's one scene where he tries to kiss me and i gagged because he has the mustache and i think i ruined like 15 takes. at the end i was squeezing my nails into my hand to stop laughing because he is so funny. >> it just seems like he was going off script a lot. he had to ad-libbing it. i really appreciate your
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character, gwyneth, you're his wife intelligent, smart, clever and you always seem to be just one step ahead of him, right? >> yes, i mean one of the things that i love about the movie is kind of the metaphor that the mustache is. in the marriage it's kind of like this obstacle they're both trying to make their way around and she's a very clever woman and but she's also really -- loves him so much and is so supportive she's just kind of smarter than he is. >> i love the ending. i don't want to give it away but cute there in the tub. you've always been very strong and very outspoken. a beautiful cover story that you did for "harper's bazaar" magazine and said in essence sometimes women, we can be our own worst enemy. how do we get beyond that and stop that from happening? >> it's tough. in a lot of ways i feel our culture sets us up to make us competitive and to pit us against one another and i think, you know essentially to be
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feminine is to be loving of other women and forgiving of ourselves and the more that we forgive ourself, the more loving we can be of other women because there's not projection and jealousy which i've suffered from. we all have. it's all part of it but, you know the older that i get, the more that i see how important it is you know it's like my women friends have had my whole life and they're the relationships that see you through. you know women are just so important to one another. >> yeah they're always there right there by you. you are so dedicated to this. i saw you watching the pinterest segment. you always like looking for little tips but do you have any major projects later for that? >> we do. we have a very exciting 2015 coming up at the website we have. we're doing our own little line of clothing like capsule collection of clothing and other exciting projects we'll be announceing soon so it's been a lot of fun if we ran out of
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time. we were going to do a goop gap and had some really good questions. it just want to ask one. what's your number one go to kids' dinner. >> number one is probably like tortilla guacamole, black bean rice. >> you got a couple -- you can never miss with that. >> no never. takes ten minutes and it's great. >> go right to it. gwyneth, thank you very much. >> thank you so much for having me. >> great year ahead, 2015. that's what we were joking about coming out. very excited about the new year. "mortdecai," we're excited about this opens in theaters nationwide friday january 23rd. coming up ella performing for us live. ♪
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back here now with ella. her first album "chapter one" out yesterday already one of the
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top five albums on itunes. very exciting news. you have other exciting news. celebrated a birthday. >> i had my album launch party and, yeah celebrated my birthday as well. >> you'll sing a song called "yours." what can you tell us about it? >> this song is very personal to me. it's about something that's going on if my life right now and very stripped back compared to "ghost" so can't wait to perform it. >> we can't wait to here it so let's go. >> thank you. ♪ ♪ wear you are winter coat the one you love to wear so i can feel close ♪ ♪ to what's beyond compare
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the moment waking up you catch me in your eyes ♪ ♪ that beauty on my pillow that holes me in the night ♪ ♪ and i will find my strength to untame my mouth ♪ ♪ when i used to be afraid of the words but with you i've learned just to let it out ♪ ♪ now my heart is ready to burst ♪ ♪ 'cause i feel like i'm ready to for love and i everything and more ♪ ♪ and i know every day you say it but i just want you to be sure that i'm yours ♪
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♪ if i've been feeling heavy you take me from the dark ♪ ♪ your arms they keep me steady so nothing can fall apart ♪ ♪ and i will find my strength to untame my mouth when i used to abe afraid of the words ♪ ♪ but with you i've learned just to let it out now my heart is ready to burst ♪ ♪ 'cause i i feel for love ♪ ♪ and i wanna be your and more and i know every day you say it ♪ ♪ but i just want you to be sure
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that i am yours that i am [ cheers and applause ]
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this? you want to do it up big, so big that all the world will say -- wow! well if you're in love and want to propose in a very big way go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! and tell us your love story and you might just be hearing from us. "good morning america" is brought to you by jimmy dean delights. it's not just for breakfast anymore. shine on. >> playing your song. ella thank you. beautiful, beautiful, beautiful and wonderful that you're taking part in our warm coats warm hearts drive. put the coat in there. we raised over 150,000 coats so far this season. thank you for taking part. >> up and up and up and join at home by joining the cause. go to any burlington store and donate a gently worn coat. >> take a picture and tell us why you donated it and your story may end up here on "gma." tomorrow you know what we'll do ella. we'll do the academy award, all 24 nomination every single nomination they'll hear them live right here on "gma."
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>> come on back. >> yeah. >> a girl can dream. have a great day, everybody. >> ♪♪ >> developing here "action news" learned one person in can custody following a police chase. chopper 6 was overhead where it ended with the driver
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smashing into other cars an home in collingdale. police say they recovered a gun and drugs. we'll have more on this coming up at noon. 8:57. let's go to karen rogers for more in traffic. karen. >> that's right, matt because of that we've got chester pike at this point route 13 blocked between macdade boulevard and cherry street. if you're in this area you could use macdade boulevard or baltimore pike. we've got a new accident right on the schuylkill expressway. you could see it eat here. it's involving a septa bus. police on the scene. this is the schuylkill westbound at belmont. we're jammed past montgomery to belmont. watch for the snowfall. especially in wildwood cape may county matt. >> thank you karen. much of that snow moving out of here. let's go to meteorologist, david murphy. >> it's been mainly in south jersey and southern delaware matt. take a look at woodbine new jersey. my twitter follower steve with a picture of the airport and a downed helicopter about a half inch of snow on the ground. as you mentioned the snow shower are thinning out a bit. be careful on any roads in south jersey and delaware. up until about 1 o'clock
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because we could still have a couple more snow showers off and on. very light snow overall. your seven-day from accuweather shows a cold one today. right now we're in the 20's with wind chills in the teens and single digits. this afternoon 32. wind chills in the 20's. we do get up close to 40 tomorrow afternoon matt. >> okay, thank you david. also coming up at noon the local school that closed today because of several illnesses. we will have new details on what led to the cancellation that forced crews to disinfect the building. julianne moore and ar la bassett on "live with kelly and michael." that's next here on 6abc. i'm matt o'donnell. have a great wednesday. watch our digital update on 6abc.com coming up at 10:00 a.m. >> ♪♪
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