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highways shut down. some mud up to five feet deep. emergency crews rescuing trapped drivers and more misery on the way. >> the front running republican revolting. donald trump and ben carson threatening to boycott the next debate while vice president joe biden is still flirting with jumping in. the letter to his supporters asking for help and promising a campaign from the heart. randy quaid free this mornrng speaking only to " "a." what do you want ththworld to know about your situation? >> what he's saying about the troubling accusations against him, his years on the run and his big hope for a hollywood comeback. go go go big or go home >> the mets getting the best revenge. the big homer slamming the dodgers, the most t pensive team in baseball fighting in the dugout. chase utley came into the game late, not enough. the mets and the cubs now set
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go go go big or go home good morning, america. >> how about those mets? [ applause ] >> yay. >> what a win. jumping up and down like that. >> did you see the slip and slide champagne toss at the end? it was great. they were partying. >> it sets up the epicichowdown, cubs/mets. >> brings back. >> t.j. holmes will have a complete wrap-up coming up. we begin with the powerful storms slamming california. triggering those mudslides. look at the mud. so thick and deep in some areas. cars were buried. somehohothey managed to openenhe doorand it is not over. abc's aditi roy is in lake hughes, cafornia, for us this morning. good morning, aditi. >> reporter: good morning, robin. it's a mess out here. we're standing on one of the roads washed out filled with stranded cars like this suv. take a look.
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it's tilted and its wheel completely buried in the mud. scene, walk with me, follow me to this car here, this one is totally buried. only its top sticking out. rushing across southern california. >> everybody up here is completely landlocked in by debris flow. >> reporter: the massive mudflow swallowing cars and putting drivers in danger. >> i don'tnow what to do. the car can't move. >> are we stuck? >> yeah, we're stuck. >> reporter: triggered by severe thunderstorms and flash flooding. sweeps away this car right into this bus. >> 911. >> reporter: shutting down a 30-mile stretch of interstate 5, one of california's busiest highways. >> stuck on the grapevine. >> next thing yoyoknow boulders are coming down the mountain. it was really crazy. was it was scary.
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>> reporter: this truck flipped on its side. >> it was coming down too fast. >> reporter: watch as emergency crews help drivers desperately digging their cars out of the thick mud. >> she's at least waist deep. >> reporter: this woman forced abandon her car trudging through floodwater. while this truck driver finds refuge by climbing on top of his semi. >> the land caved all over the road. >> reporter: paramedic choppers looking from above. >owhere to go and causes a big catastrophe. >> reporter: and not too far from here about five miles 11 teachers are stranded stuck inside a school. they may not get out for up to two days and back here officials say it could take a full day to clean up this mess. robin. >> at least, adidi, thank you. more flash flooding in the forecast and ginger, it could be a wet winter out west. >> right, we've got both forecasts.
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the imminent, santa monica to the lake paul recreation area, in utah under the gun not only east is where you could see 1 to 3 inches happen fast and unfortunately could see more let's break it down. that was from the warm water sitting around the pacific, that southern pacific. a big ridge has been in place for years for a couple of years and that's where we call that blob, maybe you've heard of it. all separate from el nino. hower, noaa put out this forecast yesterday for southern california. picking up on those warm waters and el nino. a wet winter ahead. we could see more storms that bring just like that yesterday the mudslides so we'll be watching that and of course touch on this forecast coming up. >> ginger, thanks very much. the race fororresident, lots of action on the campaign trail as donald trump and ben carson [hreaten to boycott thnext debate, hillary clinton confident enough to talk running mates while joe biden keeps the guessing game going and tom llamas tracks it all.
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this mororng we have a copy ofof tter from one of vicic president's closest aides that many say holds some telling information about what vice president biden may do. more on this in a moment but first a major power play by top republicans. this morning a republican revolt over the next debate. >> now they want to make this an extra hour. >> reporter: both donald trump and dr. ben carson threatening not to show up if host cnbc tries to change the format making the debate longer. the two leading gop candidates writing in a joint letter to cnbc they do not and will not agree to appear at a debate that is more than 120 minutes long including commercial breaks. alsosoemanding the debate e include opening and closing statements from all the candidates. >> i think it's unfair to the viewers because it's too much, it's too much to watch and they're doing it because they want to make more money. >> reporter: but not all the candidates are complaining. carly fiorina telling trump and carson to stop whining. >> i t tnk they need to spenenas much time as possible answering the american people's questions.
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so i'm all for three hours. i'm sorry they apparently don't have the endurance to go the distance. >> reporter: in a statement to abc news cnbc says we will certainly take the candidates' views on the format into consideration as we finalize the debate structure. as for the d docrats, housing and urban development secretary julian castro endorsing hillary clinton thsday sparking questions if she would consider him as a running mate. >> i am going to really look hard at him for anything because that's how good he is and he deserves the accolades he's receiving. >> reporter: this as current vice president joe biden continues dodging questions about whether he'll run. sources tell abc news he is >> do democrats deserve your decision, mr. vice president? >> repororr: now vice presidenen biden laughihi it off but last night one of his top political aides sent this letter. we have a copy to former biden staffers and supporters saying the vice president will need their help if he runs but he
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hasn't made a decision yet but his platform will be built on how to change the balance of the economy to help the middle class. george. >> keeping t t door open. memewhile, the new fund-d-ising numbers s e in. jeb bush started out so strong now stuck in the middle of the republican pack. >> here are me of the highlights. dr. ben carson raising the most last quarter, more than $20 million. but get this, senator ted cruz, he's the republican with the most cash on h hd, $14 million. and trump who is self-funding his campaign is now also accepting money, about $4 million in independent donations, many people pointing to outsiders being the top of the fund-raising game. >> amazing. thanks, tom. we'll have a big show on sunday. both ben carson and bernie sanders on "this week." >e'll look forward totohat. now a major arrest in the war against isis, a hacker who stole the personal information of more than a thousand military personnel and passed it on to the brutal terror group, that person is in custody this morning. abc's pierre thomas has the latest. joins us from washington.
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good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, robin. today that hacker habeen detainededn malaysia, soon to be extradited to the u.s. he's accused of joining an isis conspiracy to intimidate and kill u.s. personnel, military personnel. prosecutors claim ar death penalty it ferizi stole sensitive personal information about more than 1,000 federal employees and members of the u.s. mitary. he then allegedly passed it to junaid hussain, a british radical who u.s. officials say was the mastermind behind a isis social media campaign with deadly intentions. >> junaid hussain was recruiting western targs for lone wolf attacks. >> reporter: the hacking division created a kill list posting the e mes of those military personnel and federal
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we're passing on your personal information to the soldiers who on will strike at your necks in your own lands. the fbi director said the goal was to inspire lone wolves inside the u.s. to attack here at home. >> kill where you are, kill anyone but especially if you could kill people e military uniform or law enforcement uniform and video it, that would be best of all. >> reporter: he was considered so dangerous he became a top target for u.s. intelligence killed in syria by a u.s. air strike in august. today u.s. officials are feeling a bit of satisfaction hoping the man who produced that list is now in handcuffs, george. >> okay, pierre, thanks very much. we turn now to that cable feds for lying about his ties to the cia. he's charged with using those clearance and big government jobs. abc's linsey davis has the story. good morning, lynn say. >> reporter: wayne s smons is expected in court charged with fraud against the u.s. specifically he's accused of lying about having a 27-year
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career with the cia and while the cia doesn't confirm or deny anyone's employment, it does say it's working closely with the justice department on this case. >> i ran deep cocor intelligence operatio my entire c >> reporter: wayne simmons claims to have led a life of danger and international intrigue as he recounted at this 2013 citizens commission on benghazi conference. >> nobody knew who i was, nobody was allowed to know who i was. >> reporter: even making numerous television appearances as a guest commentator. >> the president should show some leadership, some spine and let our enemies as well as our allies know that we mean business. >> wayay simmonds, former cia >> reporter: but this morning the fbi is claiming wayne simmons is a liar charging him against the united states, wire fraud and making false statements to the government. indictment, simmons falsely claimed he had worked for the
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security clearance and lucrative government contract jobs including an overseas deployment as an intelligence adviser to senior military personnel. >> if people like him can penetrate the government security system, then if they had ill intentions just think what they could do. that's the big issue. >> reporter: prosecutors say he even used the cia charade to explain away past felony convictions including one involving violence. according to the indictment he claimed they were related to his intelligence work for the cia. a spokeswoman for fox news says simmons was never more than a guest on the network and that the reference to him on air as a fox news contributor was actually an error adding that he was never a paid commentator. now, if convicted of all three charges simmons faces up to 35 years behind bars and, robin and george, no comment from simmons. >> that's serious time possible. >> that's it. new details this morning on
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on life support in a las vegas hospital, his children and other loved ones by his side, abc's kayna whitworth is in las vegas for us this morning. good morning, kayna. >> reporter: yeah, robin, good morning to you. so a source close to the kardashians telling me overnight the family is very worried about lamar odom's vital organs mainly his lungs and kidneys and also reports of swelling of the brain this morning. this morning lamar odom's estranged wife khloe kardashian remains by his side as he fights for his life. her sisters and mother on a private jet back to los angeles. "people" magazine reporting the former basketball star breathing with the help of a ventilator still unconscious, his family preparing themselv for the worst. odom's children speaking out for the first time saying thanks for your outpouring of prayers and support for our dad. we ask for your continued prayers. it's been four days since the 6'10" star was found unresponsive and foaming at the mouth by staffers at a nevada brothel. >> they can't get him to wake
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>> reporter: one of his closest friends saying things have been looking up the last couple of days. >> i talked to him two weeks ago and he was in a great mood, he had just worked out. he was up and positive and happy and i hung up saying he's in a good place right now. >> reporter: a friend of odom's telling abc news he was training to try to make an nba comeback but the father of odom's best friend who died in june from drug complications told "the new york daily news" both men seemed to have a death wish. over night the kardashians posting they will suspend their paid websites as they, quote, continue to support and pray for lamar, thank you for your kindness and understanding during this difficult time. now, we're also hearing that khloe's mom and sister could return to las vegas this weekend, it's possible that khloe might have difficult decisions to make in the days ahead. also the sheriff's department performed an entire search of the brothel where lamar was found and employees told me they searched his personal belongings which wasn't much. he showeith a backpack and pair of gym shoes.
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they then ordered the warrant for his blood and, robin, this morning we're still awaiting those results. >> all right, kayna, thank you. now, amy has the morning's other top stories and i just came back from austin, texas, overnight and you could see from the plane the smoke billowing into the air. >> yeah, this wildfire just east of austin is so out of control, robin, that a dc-10 air tanker is now joining the firefight. the flames quadrupled in size one day scorching six square miles and destroying nearly three dozen homes. 400 others are in danger. breaking overnight a jewish holy site has been attacked by palestinians in the west bank who threw firebombs at the tomb of joseph. it is further escalating tensions in the region after recent attacks left at least 39 people dead. and new details about the u.s. air strike on a hospital in afghanistan. critics call it a war crime. the associated press reports u.s. special operations believe the facility was being used as a
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it was a hospital. it is unclear if that was communicated to commanders who then called in that air strike. well, another setback for those daily fantasy sports websites, the state of nevada now says draftkings and fanduel will need a gambling license to operate. the sites claim they should be exempt from gambling laws because they provide game of skill, not of chance. well, imagine seeing this out the window as you're taking off at the airport. a man saw -- look at that -- a part of the plane's engine coming apart and flying off. this happened on a budget airline in chile. the pilot made an emergency landing a few minutes later and reportedly, remarkably everyone on board remained calm. and finally if you're scrolling through facebook and thinyour friends have more in fact, they're probably faking it. people on social media admit
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their friends jealous, two-thirds admitting to post pictures to make their lives much more adventurous than they are and 6% admit borrowing items like fancy jewelry and passing them off as their own to make their friends jealous. >> just too much work. too much work. >> you should have known that. >> exactly. i like to post pictures of my socks in front of my fireplace like happy friday. >> happy friday, thank you. baseball's most expensive team melted down. we'll show you in just 30 seconds. expensive team melted down.
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seconds. back at 7:17. the new york mets headed to the n.l. championships against the cubs. t.j. holmes has all the action from citi field. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: we're getting mets/cubs all because one guy stole the show last night but more importantly he stole third base in a play that had everybody talking and maybe saved the series. a beer soaked slip and slide celebration in the mets locker room last night and why not. >> he struck him out. the new york mets have won the series. >> reporter: the mets beat the dodgers, 3-2 in l.a. in a thriller. game five of the national league division series. >> got the wins that we needed and we're going to go party for a little while and take a day off and get ready for the nlcs. >> reporter: they got the win thanks to daniel murphy having the game of his life. he had a role in each of the mets' three scores.
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>> murphy the wildest of the mets base runners. solo home run to put the mets up for good. >> has broken the tie. >> reporter: frustration for the dodgers, the team with the highest payroll in baseball at around $300 million. tv cameras caught andre ethier shouting at don mattttgly in the dugout and turned to chase utley to pinch hit. >> we haven't seen chase utley since game two. >> reporter: his first appearance in the series since his controversial slide that broke the leg of shortstop ruben tejada. as quickly as he was in, he popped out. now it's mets versus cubs in the nlcs. two of the most tortured franchises and fan bases and someone's pain and suffering possibly going to end, guys. >> it will, it will. all right, t.j., have a good weekend. thank you. much more ahead this friday morning, actor randy quaid speaking out for the first time
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welcome back,, everyone,o "gma" and you're looking live at lake hughes, california. slammed by those powerful storms and dangerous mudslides and you see there a car completely buried.
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hundreds of vehicles were stranded. >> and more mudslides could be coming over the weekend. we are on top of that as we say good morning, america. and d re's some of t t other headlines we're following. spencer stone who helped stop that terrorist attack on a paris train back home released from the hospital after being treated for stab wounds after a fight in his hometown of sacramento. did you see this. stanford receiver francis oweusu going up for the ll, pinned against the defender's back. come on. that's the cch of the year right there. >> it's so nice, a hug. >> and, and my saints won last night. >> yay! >> showing who dat nation. only their second win but that's okay. that's okay. alsooight now o o this friday morning those secrere messages hidden in the background of a hit tv show. we'll tell you how they got there and what they say. >> serious messages and we begin with a strange sighting of randy quaid.
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he and his wife are free after a judge dismissed those charges against him and s saking out exclusively to abc news. >> reporter: good morning, george. randy quaid was ready for the long haul prepared to sit behind bars for days on end but walked out of those doors along with his wife freely, didn't have to stay in jail and the bottom line is w wle charges still loom i i california, he and his wife are steadfastly maintaining they are not criminals. >> literally like been snapped from the jaws of defeat. >> reporter: this morning, randy quaid is a free man. >> the court is dismissing the order. >> reporter: a judge dismissing the charges against he and his wife. the pair speaking exclusively to abc news. what were those words are to you? >> profound and real and
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>> it was like finally somebody understands our situation. >> reporter: the shaggy bearded actor all smiles thursday as officers removed his cuffs. >> the guy who brought me over to the jail said, i want my jewelry back. the weight of it because you feel like a criminal. >> reporter: the couple arrested friday after trying g enter the u.s. from canada deemed fugitives by california authorities. on the lam for five years skipping town and court appearances for vandalism charges after they were accused of squatting in the guest house of their former home and trashing thousands of dollars off property. whwh do you want the world to know about your situation? >> we own our house. >> yeah, that's the bottom line. this is just a property dispute. >> reporter: once one of the hottest actors in hollywood ironically playing an unwanted houseguest in national lampoon's "vacation frt franchise. >> crime the older kids couldn't make it. >> reporter: saying he's hoping
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in well, i'd just like to thank everyone for all their nice thoughts and support and i hope to -- you'll see me real soon out there on the bigeen or the small screen or netflix or whererer it may be. >> reporter: b b for now the actor and his wife reunited with their dog. >> come here, pumpkin. >> it's very -- a big relief to have been vindicated to a great >> reporter: but they may not be out of the woods yet. the santa barbara d.a.'s office saying in a statetent they still have a warrant out for the quaids and adding should the quaids leave vermont and enter another state we expect they will be arrested. so why were they in canada for all that time? they say no charges were filed when they left the state so when they heard about them t ty ayed while trying to sort it out. while quaid is trying to make that acting comeback he has
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his community by becoming a volunteer fireman. >> a lot going on. >> all right, ryan, thank you. privilege. the texas teen sentenced to probation after he killed four bystanders in a d dnken driving crash. his defense, he was raised too wrong. this morning, we are hearing from him and his parents in depositions obtained exclusively by abc news, matt gutman is here good morning, matt. robin. those video depositioio take us into this utterly dysysnctional family with all the ingredients of for a tragedy. the parents with a history of never saying no to their son, giving him everything but discipline. his own house to stay in, access to booze and a souped up truck that became a weapon of mass destruction leading to a terrible case of what they called affluenza. it was the defense that outraged the nation. >> affluenza. >> the lawyer told judge gene boyd he was so rich he didn't
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know right from wrong. >> reporter: lawyers telling a texas court that 16-year-old ethan couch was too spoiled to go to prison after he got drunk, piled seven other friends into his father's souped up pickup and plowed into a disabled car instantly killing four people. >> there's four or five kids laying in ditches and street. >> are you with the accident right >> oh, lord, oh, yes, there's another child in the ditch. oh, my god. >> reporter: 11 others injured. hiss legal team said in his sentencing ethan would be better served in easier rehab than doing hard time. couch pleaded guilty to four counts of intoxication, manslaughter but was sentenced to ten years probation and rehab. >> ethan learned you should be able to do what you want when youu want to do it. generally. >> reporter: all the victims' family eventually settled their lawsuits against the couches but one little lucas mcconnell, one of the injured wanted justice.
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>> why? >> because i haven't seen any punishment. >eporter: his lawyers forcing e couchch to talk for the first time in these depositions obtained exclusively by abc news. >> when is the last time you recall disciplining ethan for anything? >> i don't remember. >> reporter: the millionaire's son lived alone in this 4,000 square foot house with a pool and a wet bar. >> was there always alcohol then when you were at the location? >> not always, no. >> reporter: most of the time? >> most of the time, yes. >> reporter: ethan rattles off a list of drugs shocking for anyone, much less a 16-year-old. >> taken valium, hydrocodone, marijuana, cocaine, xanax, i mean, i tried ecstasy once. >> reporter: ethan revealing how little he remembers about that faithful night behind the wheel. >> do you remember pulling out of the driveway? >> not really.
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>> waking up handcuffed to thehe hospital bed. >> reporter: so how drunk was he? blitzed. he had three times the legal limit for an adult hours after the crash. now, ethan never had to appear before a civil jury because that last family ended up settling with the couches, again, his money bought him good fortune, but we spent more than a week ststing out thehe family and ethan in texas just hoping to talk to him and in our "20/20" you can see what happened when i tried to ask him a couple of questions. >> try being the operative -- >> i'm sure many at home like we are shaking their heads and saying, how does this teach him -- the whole point is no one you -- one more time. >> one more time. >> and perhaps what's most upsetting about this, ethan has never had to apologize. apologized for killing those four people. >> we will be watching tonight. >> absolutely. >> that's unbelievable. >> thanks for bringing that.
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so, what are we waiting for? back now with donald trump and what may be his secret weapon in his run for president. his kids. they have helped bill his business empireend now they're helping his mpaign. abc's david wright hereith that. good morning, david. >> good morning, lara. the trump organization is a family business, the inner circle, the trusted lieutenants all share that larger than life last name and it's true of the trump campaign too. the thing is, the kids are not just mini-mes, they each bring something of their own totohe table. they are a real estate dynasty now rebranding for politics. the headlines. but his surrogates are trump's too. daughter ivanka fills the role of the first lady-in-waiting. >> my father, donald j. trump. >> reporter: introducing herer
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father on the campaign trail and advising him behind closed doors according to michael dan tone know author of "never enough." >> when the megyn kelly issue arose she probably knew what to do. >> reporter: this week, ivanka was on cnn. >> my brothers and i are equally athe samee level at the highest ranks within the context of that company. >> reporter: her brother eric on fox trumpeting dad. >> he's the greatest. i sit across the table from him every single day and there's no one better. >> reporter: the oldest three ivanka, eric and donald jr. are the most involved in the family business. ththr half brother barron age 9 and half-sister tiffany do show up on occasion for instance at the gop debates of the she's a budding musician. everybody's partying obsessing over crazy things >> reporter: maybe there's a campaign theme song from the kennedys to the bushes and the clintoto, there's plentyf precededt for kids on the campaign trail.
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in fact, chelsea and ivanka are friends. the eldest three -- >> i'll let ivanka make the decision. you're fired. they're different from dad ivanka famously soft-spoken, the product of exclusive prep schools and the ivy league. she and her siblings grew up not with a silver spoon but a gold onencluding trump's jumbo jet, a 757 seen here in the smithsonian channel's documentary show "mighty planes." the pilot scrubbing every inch of thelane himself. with a toothbrush. >> all cleansl all brash, all brusk and none of his children could be described that way. this younger generation of trumps is a group of people who the public might relate to more readily than donald himself. >> reporter: thaha plane is one of the main planes he uses out on the campaign trail. i hear it's not only spotlessly
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we are back now with "the speed feed" and making headlines is the most recent episode of "homeland" but not for the reason you might think. sharp viewers detected hidden messages in a scene where carrey mathison walks through a refugee camp in lebanon and passes by a wall w wh graffiti written i i arabic, the producers didn't know what those messages translated to in english. one of them, "homeland" is a joke and didn't make us laugh. the other messages were even more cutting. the trio responsible, the arabian street artists say they did it to protest what they believe is theshow's negative portrayal of muslsls.
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"homeland" always strives to be subsub submer susuersive. >> i i wonder if they'll sway on with the show, the three artists. >> they know who those artists are because one of the things they said is "homeland" is racist and came out and called them out on it so it was a good reaction by the show's producer and see -- >> the conversation continues. >> exactly. >>e're all talking abobo it. we'll be right back. >> we will. coming up," baby oh baby!" brought to you by baby ddrop, the sunshine vitamin in just lowe's presents "how to lay down the law." i thought i told you not to come around here anymore. now get a husqvarna
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it's 8:00 a.m. tonight's the night for a football showdown. america. one high school football coach who could lose his job if he
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leads his players in prayer. what he told us about why he's keeping the faith. story of my life a very private prince opens up about his mother, princess diana. what william revealed overnight about her determination and how she raised him and diana's influence on him right now. i think i want to m mry you > unbelievable picicres of an entire wedding party stuck on an elevator, the bride, groom, photographer, even the rabbi. their story in their own words and the newly married couple now calling in from their honeymoon. >> good morning, america! an apple on a drill. i guess it's one of those life life easier. that looks like a very hard way to peel an apple. he's g gd at it. he's really good at it. >> pizza boxes and learning how
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to fold our t-shirts. all taken care of a little bit later. also this morning -- they're great. our series, "baby oh! baby" and how you can keep fit with a baby on board. ginger has some great exercises for expect apartment moers. i folw you online and i see how you've modified your workout. >> a lot. we've modified but i'm still going at it. we'll show you which ones for which trimester? do you still squat brushing your teeth. >> o o no, there she goes. demonstration. also coming up, a lot of names thrown into the ring as the next james bond. i want to throw another one in george stephanopoulos. david beckham and the oscar nominee whoays he wants t t play the imitation game. >> perhaps. >> that is coming up. but now we got to go inside. amy has the morning rundown. >> good morning, everyone.
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down and kill one of the largest known elephants in africa. activists are understandably furious but it appears that hunt was perfectly legal. well, it looks like donald trump and ben carson will not be boycotting the next debate after all. trump tweeting this morning that cnbc has now agreed to limit the debate to two hours. hehend carson had protested a longer format. well now to prince william touching hearts around the globe with moving words honoring his late mother. abc's lama hasan has more now from london. >> reporter: a very private prince publicly opening up. >> my mother was determined to help those in need and she would have been immensely proud as i am. >> reporter: and speaking from the heart at a charity dinner about his late mother, princess diana's death. >> what my mother recognized back then and what i understand now is that grief is the most painful experience that any child or parent can endure. >> reporter: 21 years ago the people's princess helping too unch the charity whichch
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supports those who have lost loved ones. >> 15 years later i was honored to be invited to become patron of child bereavement in uk to continue my mother's commitment to a charity which is very dear to me. >> reporter: prince william make a a oveing tribute revealing how her charity work shaped his own public duties. >> as a father to two young children myself i appreciate it all the more. >> reporter: as for his two children, william recently gushing over them reportedly describing george as lively and charlotte as very ladylike but, of course, the both are delightftf and we cououn't agreeee with you more, william. for "good morning america," lama hasam, abc news, london. >> all right, lama, thanks for that. a popular brand of children's appsauce recalled. some gogo squeez may be contaminated with mold. they have a best use date by july 26th of next year. finally if you're looking to
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if you like going places we can't even pronounce >> they're telling us and we want to listen. one direction's new song just thought this morning interest their upcoming album "made in the a.m." >> a good one. >> yes. it is time now for our "heat index" and this morning's hot tton, football and faith. the high school coach feeling the heat of those friday night lights. he's been told to stop praying with students on the field or he could get fired. but he's not backing down. abc's neal karlinsky has his story. >> reporter: this morning, bremerton high school football coach joe kennedy says hee plansns to put his job o o the line, not because of anything he'll do during tonight's game, but this -- >> amen. >> reporter: the prayer he plans to lead on the 50 yard line after the game, something he says he's done for nine years.
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>> from there there was -- it started out wit three gs and just started growing from there and every year it's grown a little bit more. >> reporter: a month a the school district says it told the coach to stop writing talks with students may not include religious expression including prayer. and that to do so would violate the law. >> i don't understand howhis could be wrong. m not establishing religion. i'm not preachy with anybidy. >> reporter: the district says students are welcome to pray. it just can't be at the direction of a school employee. >> it's that mutual rpect. this he know where i stand but i've never asked them about theirs because it has no bearing on what we do on the football fifid. >> reportete even so, many o the school's students and even their parents have come out to actively support the coach. >> we believe that he shouldn't lose his job for what he practices at the end of the game. >> reporter: kennedy says he never required his athletes to pray and only meant to motivate them. something he's done i i a strictly secular way since the
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a conservative group called the liberty statute is now taking up his cause threatening to sue the school distric saying the coach has every right to practice his faith. >> private citizens on their own time have a right to practice their faith and we think it's very important at liberty institute to protect that constitutional right. >> reporter: and so he now plans to pray with his players after tonight's game, whether the school allows it or not. >> from the very beginning that i've done, we go out to the 50 and i'm going to thank the lord for the young men that participated and blessinin me with this group ofguys. >> reporter: for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, bremerton, washington. >> these issues always so controversial. >> yeah, they are and he's been doing it for nine years and i understand what they're saying about the rules being such and maybe it was before it t s so informal and --- >> s smany people now a a on that 50 yard line. >> so they're saying if a kid
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es it it's okay b if a coach -- >> coach or teacher. >> but at least some coaches are accused of telling their players to rough up the referee. >> we've seen that, as well. >> a little different. >> okay, we'll movov on, next upp our "heat index," wedding thatat almost didn't happen thanks to an elevator that didn't work trapping the entire wedding party of 24 people just before the ceremony. happy newlyweds join us live for a look at their story. it's the wild ride that no one had this wedding party was expecting. liz copeland and harry stein were one elevator away from their dream weding. >> we all pack into this elevator. my girfriend said maybe we should take the stairs. it goes about three feet down and then it just stops. >> reporter: with 24 people inside, the bride, the groom, parents, grandparents, photographers, groomsmen, bridesmaids, the wedding planner, even the rabbi, all trapped in an elevator with no way out. >> we couldn't miss it because every single person that was involved with the ceremony was
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in the elevator. >> i thought, okay, god has other plans for this wedding. >> reporter: instead of panicking -- >> e eryone went selfie. >> reporter: the bride got big premarital props from her soon-to-be mother-in-law. >> she right away reacted so well. she was smiling. started laughing. >> reporter: trapped for just over 30 minutes, the copeland oystein wedding party freed by firefighters arriving on scene just in time to say "i do." >> everybody on the elevator cheered. >> the divine comes in many forms and in this case it was in the form a firefighter. >> and liz copeland, harry stein join us from their honeymoon in mexico. all smiles. no mishaps on the honeymoon yet. >> what was that? >> any mishaps on the honeymymn yet? >> no mishaps really. i actually -- i lost my wallet at one point and a really nice guy brought it back to us. >> wow. >> i guess we just have good luck. >> i guess.
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people in an elevator? >> i iwas a huge elevator. you know, so it was full but we weren't like claustrophobic, i don't think. >> and for me i didn't really want to walk down the stairs with my like wedding dress with the long train and so we were just like, okay, let's pile in the elevator like we've done before. >> i guess you guys weren't rried about the tradition of waititg until you see her walking up the aisle. >> no, we did a first look beforehand because we wanted to take pictures before the ceremony so weould be at the reception ourselves. >> that's smart. >> i hadn't thought about that. >> what did you do in the elevator? itting looked like there was a party in there in yeah, evererne just kininof whipped out theirir phones and started taking pictures. liz, i think you said you wanted to do a sing-along. >> i wasn't sure. i felt like other people wouldn't have been okay with that so i kept that thought to myself but we started taking photos. the photographers were grabbing things and i don't know, you
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you get your hair ne, youou makeup done, all of that, the photos taken and so it was just a little bit more waiting so we said, hey, why not have a little fun with this. >> a little prereception. >> and no one was nervous or thinking, when are we getting out of here? you just had complete faith you would be rescued.d. >> you know, yeah, i think most of us did. i'll say my mom was a little bit nervous. my grandparents were in the elevator with us and they're about 85 years old so the heat was rising as we were in there so she was a little worried, oh, is this going to become a problem but, you know, it was still a short period off time that we were stu so luckily we were all okay. >> it all worked out great. thanks for joining us this morning. you guys are great sports. >> enjoy mexico. >> yeah. >> congratulations. >> congratulations. >> how adorable. >> i know. >> i love how they reacted and handled ha. >> they look like professional otographs. gorgeous couple in the elevatorr
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having the time of their lives. next in "heat index," our series on modern parenting and a rare set of identical twins turning the whole nature versus nurture debate upside down. their unique story told in "becoming nicole" and deborah roberts has that. >> reporter: nicole and jonas maines aren't your average siblings. believe it or not they are identical twins, the one is female and the other male. >> i'll go to say something and he'll say it right before i say it. >> reporter: nicole wasn't alwaysnicole. bornrn wyatt she's transgender. >> just knew in my head and heart that i was supposed to be a girl. >> reporter: for her parents kelly and wayne it was all very puzzling. >> all the girl roles. she always wanted to dress as a girl character. so i knew there was something different about her. i just made it point of making sure i could do whahaver i could do for her to get her where she needed to be and also to know
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me. >> reporter: wayneuggled with the idea of letting go of one of his sons. >> i had to dig deep into my soul and say, hey, what are you afraid of? >> reporter: they let their son grow out his hair, wear girl's clothing and just recently complete the final step of transition, sex reassignment surgery. we met nicole just days before the surgery. >> you're only 17. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: teenagers change their minds a lot. teenagers sort of are here one day and there the next day. are you sure you're ready to make such a commitmentnt >> absolutely. when i think about am i scared about surgy, will i change my mind, this is always been what i needed. this is always been like i said my light at the end of the tunnel. >> reporter: nicole's story raises many questions, how can identicallwins with the same dna travel such different paths? and what do these twins tell us
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about what it means to be transgender? a fresh look at the old debate of nature versus nurture. for "good morning america," deborah roberts, abc news, maine. >> theheare supportive. thank you, b. joined by abc's dr. richard besser. love to get your thoughts on this, rich. >> i find it absolutely fascinating. we're learning more and more about gender identity and how it forms because you would think you have identical twins, their genes are all the same. thth'll be the same in every way. but it turns out our geneses have little switches on them. they can be turned on and off and so even though they have identical genes, there are studies that show only 39% of the time where one is transgender will the other be as well so it's absolutely fascinating. >> wow, you saw where deb was asking nicole about being a teenager and sometimes parents will say, so and so is just going through a phase. when do you know it's different? >> well, with gender identity, you usually know very early on.
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yes, you know, teens try on different identities and little kid, preschoolers, boys will want to try on girl's clothes d vice versa. with gender identity it usually forms early by around age 2. nicole knew, she said i knew that i was a girl. and preschool she would introduce her, hi, i'm wyatt, i am i boy but i know i'm a girl. it's different from saying i want to try on a dress. >> nicole's parents, so supportive. how as a parent do you approach this? >> you know, it's hard to imagine what a parent must feel when they have this one idea of what their child is going to be like and they get this fference. you u nt to ask y yr child's doctor and, you know, realize a lot of doctors have no idea how to deal with this. say you have any experience in dealing with issues around gender identity, if not, can you refer me to someone who does. so you can get some support around this.
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something new but our ability to talk about it is something that is -- reached a whole new level. >> some people think it is. it seems we are talking about it more and more. more? >> i think there's more of an acceptance of difference and that's a terrific thing. >> it is. rich, thanks. have a great weekend. and for more on these twins tune i i to "nightlili" tonight right here on abc. hopepehat you . outside to ginger. >> robin, you have to see thih nebraska. i'm shopping around for baby clothes. look at these cute -- they're so sweet. those jeans with the ankles. okay, let's do weather. on to the real stuff. a quick lookt the f fl foliage. iron river, wisconsin. that's noaa's outlook for winter
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warmer air to the region. the wind will turn southwest and we'll get 60s and 70s back into the >> my ladies from west virginia. welcome to avon this weekend. i love that. let's get some "pop." time for "pop news" and you know the music so daniel craig kind of made some news recentlyly he told "time" magazine that he would rather, a i quote, slash his wrists than play bond again. good news, mr. craig. looks like there's another a-lister whose golden eyes are on the eyes. benedict cumberbatch unabashedly adadtting to "the guardian" he would love the opportunity to play that role.
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i can wear a suit, fight, raise my eyebrow. sherlock actor does admit there is more to the part than that. we say that's an imitation game we would love to see. >> he can also act. >> yes. >> right? >> he is so good. >> that's pretty brash, those comments froro daniel craig. some -- >> taking a lot of heat for them? maybe taken out of context. not sure if he was kidding. it has served him well. i'm sure he loves in a lovely home thanks to james bond. the residents of north pole, alaska, a real place elected a new cococilman who isniquely qualified for the job. >> you're not going to say this. >> consideri his legal name is santa claus. it's true and in a "pop news" exclusive we'll prove it to you. councilman claus sat down with us and told us a little about his north pole policies which include advocating for children and, of course, reindeer. >> did he run opposese >> i persuaded legislators who don't want to get into an argument with santa claus. >> you got an exclusive with
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santa claus? >> i did. barbara walters, move over. well, he looks like saints nick and enjoys promoting the chchstmas message. he has high who, who hopes for promoting -- >> nice. >> i crack myself up. promoting growth in the community. so far we have one political figure who can stand in his way. >> have to give him equal time. >> i'm working on that. he a tougher booking. and finally if you're feeling lucky this morning, there's a magically delicious reason why. as a kid did you ever dream of marshmallow only lucky charms? i know i sure did and my brother used to steal all the marshmallows out of the entire box and put it all back together just to harass me so this is very special for me, people. this like a therapy session today. dreams come true, serial fan, the folks at general mills have finally given in to your's
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questions. there is a catch, only ten boxes will be produced. >> oh, come on. >> of marshmallow only lucky charars. only way to get your hands on them enter a competition on social media. i have done that multiple types already. >> don't tell dr. besser. >> they're magically delicious. dr. besser, come on. a kid can live. everybody that's "pop news." happy friday. >> happy friday. >> a lot more coming up. joe zee is here.e. with m mtly sunny skies. the overnight w is 33 with clear skies and patchy frost likely. tomorrow's high temperature is 65 and we'll see mostly sunny skies along with a light breeze from the southeast. jessica rae: good morning we've got a quick news update for you now... jessica rae: a road construction project near sioux city is being delayed in part by the discovery of prickly pear cactus plants..... but an updated plan approved by
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the iowa d-n-r no longer endangers the rare plants. the strech of southbridge drive, lcoated about three miles southeast of sioux gateway airport is getting minor design edits but the price tag of the project isn't expected to increase. "there's minor adjustments to the grade and the curvature of the roadway, but overall for the project there really isn't much of an increase or change in the cost. we haven't made that determination yet, but we don't believe hat there will be that impact," said ellis. jessica rae: ellis anticipates the road to be completed by next spring jessica let's check in with h for the weather. matt: high pressure is going to be in control through the next few days. moving through the weekend, a south wind takes over and returns some warmer air to the region. the wind will turn southwest and we'll get 60s and 70s back into the picture. that warming trend will
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today's high temperature is 59 with mostly sunny skies. the overnight low is 33 with clear skies and patchy tomorrow's high and we'll see mostly sunny skies along with a light breeze
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right now it's time to count down the "top 5." >> welcome back to "gma." this friday morning turning into a great friday morning and time
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for "top 5." >> we wondered who hasn't tried to get a three-day weekend by calling in sick to work. anyone here? no. >> never. >> good. career builders did just release their most absurd excuses for calling in sick. that's this morning's "top 5." number five, a real one. dumpster diving. employee said he found his -- his wife found out he was cheating and spent the whole day retrieving his items from the dumpster. >> that was real. >> he called in and said that's why i couldn't come in to work. >> hee had to admit to whiting to get out of day of work. wow. >> number four, they saw the sign. couldn't come in because the universe was telling him he needed the day off. >> what's crazy about that. >> do these excuses actually work? >> these were the excuses, i'm assuming. number three, the broken arm, well, here we go, the worker
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while reaching to grab a fallen sandwich. >> you know what i think the devil is in the details. you didn't need to say why you broke your arm. just say you broke your arm. >> clue, less is more. number two, stuck under the bed. one worker called in sick claiming they were stuck under their bed. literally -- >> what? >> i mean, again, sir -- >> they had their phone with them. >> in bed sick, end of story, really. just honesty gene is too much. the number one reason, poisoned ham. an employee -- so excited i got to say poisoned ham on the air. an employee once claimed he got sick once his grandmother poisoned him. >> the grandmother poisoned. >> the old grandmother poisoned my ham excuse. works every time. michael corn, get ready. i have a roast beef excuse coming.
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>> who am i going to send it to right now? >> robin. >> let's go inside to robin. >> we'd love to hear people at home, what your excuses are so hit us up, let us know. i'm here with our dear friend joe zee, celebrity stylist, yahoo! style editor in fab fab "the fablife." also author of "that's what fashion is: lessons and stories from my non-stop, mostly glamorous life in style." joe, keeping it real, as always. >> key word, mostly. >> it's a lovely story you tell and goes back to you being very young. >> yes. >> you were doling out advice to your friend. >> really my brother and sister and dragging my desk out and parking it in the living room and saying i'll charge you 10 cents for style advice. >> i'm seeing lucy from charlie brown. >> i think i was wearing a charlie brown sweater, i'm not kidding. >> i'm sure you looked fabulous
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you said one of the things -- and i really enjoyed reading your book. you put us at ease because many of us are nervous about fashion. >> it should be fun. >> you said pick an icon, a stylist guru, if you will, for you it's jessica biel. >> unexpected for a lot of people but i love jessica. such an effortless style about her. i love when women own themselves. you don't have to chase a trend but be you. she's so comfortable in what she's feeling and there's a wholesomeness about it but so approachable and it just glows. i can see whatever she's wearing and i love that look she's wearing there but feels so easy, fashionista easy. >> not like she's trying too hard. beautiful models. first of all with jessica biel, this is an example of what it is that you like so much about her. >> this is sort of our everyday version of this, you know, i love the jessica biel one. a little bit more sheer and revealing and so if you do want
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lace top, i love it when it's lineand a little peplum but blue and black combination. it looks so easy. it makes ituper simple. >> all right, thank you. thank you very much. you said we should also have a staple that go-to item. for you it's high tops. >> personally for me it's high tops. i am a sneaker head. i know you can't tell. but i really am. i love a good pair of high tops. >> like four principles we should have in our wardrobe. you'll show us here. >> we are. well, i love the idea of the moto jack. a striped t-shirt skinny jeans or great pair of jeans and ankle boots but put them all together. you can use them to enhance style. this is $70. you can find personal style without spending a lot of money. >> kind of anchor your wardrobe like certain pieces you can go to. >> i see you. >> she's like working it. >> she feels good in it. >> i love it. >> you wake up every day, that's the one thing i want to wear today and rotate everything around it. >> that's the key. you got to feel good in whatever
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you're wearing. thank you very much. >> she does. >> how about the guys here, joe? the rolling the sleeves. >> there is an art to sleeve rolling. can you believe it, so we did it here but i'll show you quickly on him. so you want to be able to, like, number one pull it up here about mid midforearm so we see a little bit of the cuff then we sort of do one more roll where we can take it up. his muscles are really thick so it's really hard to do. >> stop flecking. fun. sort of the messy nonmessy push and stays up. >> ratio, is what -- >> push, fold then -- >> look at our handsome men. have they done it correctly? >> i would say, yes. look at these guys. they've all done the -- you've all done the fold roll and push up really well. >> you guys know you have to
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give the shirts back, right? you got to give them back. hey, joe, thank you very much. >> thank you. >> always looking stylish. the men of "gma." >> "gma." >> that's what fashion is is in stores now and be sure to watch our good friend joe zee on "the fablife" weekdays, check your local listings as they say. let's go back outside to ginger. >> our crew has never looked so handsome. we were talking and this lady is 7, 8, 9, 10, 10, 11 and she said, 51. it fits. how about we go through the forecast and talk about temperatures, shall we? temperatures that are going to be some of the first freeze and frosts of the season from flint to louisville to philadelphia, the numbers are chilly. worcester, massachusetts, you don't get away with it either. flash flood watches in nevada througweekend, a south wind takes over and returns some warmer air to the region. the wind will turn southwest and we'll get 60s and 70s
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back into the >> all that weather brought to you by mcdonald's and sara, you have some hacks. i can't wait to see this. >> we are all about quick fixes here and the first one up here, we have rachel miller who is a mother of three, so -- wow, three of those were a surprise for me. so she had to find a trick. tell me how did you come up -- also a blogger. >> yep. >> for what is it, kids activity. >> kids activity blog. >> how did you come up with this? >> i -- you know how kids go into a drawer, shelf, suitcase and pull one shirt out and the rest become unfolded. >> i don't know about that yet but he does. >> yes. >> totally. so this hack solves that. your kids clothes will stay folded. simple enough your kids can do. >> they'll tay folded. >> they will. >> your video, you can show george. your video on facebook was viewed over a million times.
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>> we've been doing this wrong this will this point right here. >> yes, definitely. >> okay. >> you want to pull two to three inches at the bottom and make a cuff then fold it in thirds lengthwise and from the neck bottom. >> you got this, george. burrito. make a big bure roto, george. >> then turn it over, roll it little pocket. >> i think you go backwards. >> there you go. >> yay. >> whoo-hoo. >> your shirt will stay folded. >> i would say if george can do it, anyone can but this is george stephanopoulos. thank you so much, rachel. up next we have todd johnson who is -- >> good morning. >> a rancher by day in yes. >> you also have an orchard. how did you come up with this trick? your video has been viewed over 35 million time. >> million times, yep. so we have a place called the
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>> horses, apples and children. >> three little kids so i spend several hours every year peeling apples for applesauce and takes the fun out of it. the kids wanted to join in and needed to come up with a funner, faster way, added extra power. >> gave a drill to lara. >> this is going to get good. >> was going to put it between us. >> show us. >> i have a drill with a three-quarter inch wood boring spade and t-shaped -- >> t-shaped. >> follow the contour of the apple. get it spinning and come right up. >> why is that not peeling? >> my apple -- >> you spin the apple. >> ready. >> why didn't my peel? >> you had the peeler upside down. >> yes. >> yay. >> how fast can you go on that? how many apples can you do. >> i did ten gallons in about ten minutes. upside down you keep going. >> you make some applesauce for us.
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lara, be careful with that. over here we've got andrew. >> yes. >> andrew kimler. you came up with something ingenious storing pizza all wrong. >> yeah, pretty much. i eat a lot of pizza but found all my leftovers wouldn't fit in the fridge in a normal size pizza box so i did some googling online and found ideas and did tinkering and -- >> show us the magic. >> first thing you want to do, take the top off the box, recycle that. >> or throw it into the crowd as amy robach does. >> try to hit some bystanders. grab a pair of scissors, yours are already done. snip some -- like a little "v" off the side to give you a hinge. pop the sides in. >> okay. >> fold that right over. >> so great. >> and fits in the fridge. >> pizza box. >> there you go. >> and that's going to fit in your fridge. >> i love it. >> so you still don't have to do too much work to store the pizza. >> no, not at all. >> i didn't feel it was fitting
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to this have without a fix of my own. i brought something i use at home. a cupcake. eating cupcakes wrong of the let me show you the right yash joe. done. george, back to you. sara's hack. >> get it. >> mm-mm. >> aaagh! aaagh! [ applause ] >> back with the young stars of the new movie "goosebumps."
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to work with jack blac now to something right up my alley, some spooky family fun. "goosebumps" hits the big screen today, and abc's rachel smith sat down with the movie's young stars. >> aaagh! >> reporter: "goosebumps" is the story of best-selling author r.l. stine's scariest characters brought to life wreaking havoc on a trio of lovable teens, so what better place we thought to assemble the movie's young actors, odeya rush, than abracadabra, new york's spookiest costume shop. this movie is going to be the first horror movie, scary movie that so many kids are going to be exposed to. how does that make you feel? >> it's the perfect place for kids to start watching horror. because it's not too scary, which is perfect. >> the film here, it doesn't take one book on.
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the film is a mash-up of some of the scariest characters. which ones were some of your favorite characters? >> there's a giant like 60-foot praying mantis. about a giant praying mantis. right, now i remember. >> an abominable snowman of pasadena. >> gnomes. >> gnomes. >> reporter: starring alongside the three teens, jack black. he plays r.l. stine himself. what was he like in between takes? entertaining people all the time. always telling a joke. the morning we'd be playing guitars outside or in the trailer. >> it's not often we get to shoot in a cool place like this. and if you know a thing about "gma," we love a good contest. i'm thinking we totally should have a costume contest, 15 minutes, three, two, one. they better be good. i'm awarding the best prize to whoever has the sickest costume. no pressure. wait.
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aaarrr. and 15 m later the stars showed they're professionals when it comes to putting together the ultimate halloween costume. that definitely gives me the goose bumps. >> for "good morning america," rachel smith, abc news, new york. >> just wait until two weeks from today. "goosebumps," by the way, in theaters now. coming up, ginger hits the gym to show us the benefits of working out when you're a mom-to-be.
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baby you like it now to our "baby oh! baby" series, and this morning it's fitness during pregnancy. we headed to one riverside park to prove you can move through every trimester. my prepregnancy workouts were no joke. but as soon as i found out i was boxing for two, this is the second person i told, my trainer. mark langowski has kept me moving safely through every trimester, which meant adding a
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being pregnant changed everything in a day. >> right, right. even things like just going upstairs for you, all of a sudden you were a little more winded so we needed to monitor it. it's very important to keep the heart rate around 140, 145. >> reporter: now that i'm watching my heart rate, i can few modifications. >> doing jump squats so instead of that we do more of a static grounded inversion. >> reporter: in fact, working out a lot during doctor ordered. i'm also following a few pregnancy fitness rules. don't overheat. stay cool even during exercise. avoid laying on your back because that could reduce blood flow to the uterus and subsequently the baby. avoid high-risk exercises or sports where there is a risk of falling. i may not be waterskiing until after baby, but i can still box. >> there you go. >> and we are joined now by certified pre and postnatal trainer nikki kimbrough who has moves that every woman can do
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>> that's right, that's right. they have their feet shoulder width apart, and the ladies are coming up, taking it all the way up. what i love about this exercise you're strengthening the lower body and upper body at the same time. >> ladies, you keep doing that, you get one of these. yeah. >> my friend sara haines leading the second trimester friends, second trimester, i know, a new rule. there's a big no-no. >> no more exercises on your back and that's because when you're lying on your back, you put so much pressure on the vena cava. you put pressure on that, it reduces the blood flow to the baby, to the placenta. >> keep it going, ladies. keep it going. >> with the third trimester you're like, okay, here we go now. what's going on now? legs tight, backs tight, your joints are getting bigger. so you're like i need to do something a little more low impact. get a great prenatal yoga take or take a prenatal yoga class. we'll start off with a mountain pose and then we'll do a nice easy tree pose. come right here, bring the hand right here.
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look at ginger showing off bringing it up a little bit higher. now we're going to come down. >> nikki, thanks so much for being here. >> you guys are awesome. >> thank you all for being here. we'd like to thank our sponsor, ddrops and check out these workout tips. follow me on my pregnancy journey on my blog at on yahoo! baby i like it and coming up, ken jeong all next on "gma." come on and give me some more "baby oh! baby" brought to you by baby ddrops, the sunshine
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i like it now we all love ken jeong in "the hangover" movies. now he's playing a role that's a little closer to home and i got the chance to sit down with him. you may know ken jeong in the hangover movies. but he is a real doctor and plays one on "dr. ken." i want to explain the button that's floating here in case you were wondering. at any point if you want to hit that we can reverse, turn the tables and you can ask me any question you want. [ buzzer ] oh, shoot. didn't think he'd take that one up. >> can you repeat the question? >> seriously you're a doctor in real life,which rarely happens here, and you're also playing one on tv. like you don't normally get that together. >> no, no, it's -- everything
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ken." i'm just so grateful to -- i'm just so grateful to even work as an actor so to have my own vehicle where it's based on my life and based on my past and to be able to kind of -- where comedy and medicine meet is the show and it's one of those things, the more i think about it, i'm just so grateful to even have this opportunity. >> well, this is not meant to be a dis on doctors. but not many are like you, real-life doctors. >> how dare you. how dare you? >> what were you like -- >> how dare you, i mean. career to your wife. >> yeah. it was my wife who is my inspiration for my comedy. comedy full time, pursue acting full time after i filmed "knocked up." she's cancer-free for the last seven years. just so grateful and, you know, she's always a reminder to just don't take the time we have for granted. just always go for it. >> and you can catch "dr. ken" tonight at 8:30 right here on abc. back to the ladies at the desk.
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>> all right. george is gone. this is his mike. >> george. >> this is a clue. >> have a great weekend, everybody. >> tgif. >> girl power.manager in lawton bronson left the sidelines tuesday, taking the field to score his very first touchdown. kody obberreuter ( ) is a staple at any lawton bronson football game. he has special needs, so he can't usually go play with the rest of the team. but tuesday, the coaches of westwood andwton came together... letting kameron take the field. with a minute left in the game, kameron kicked... and then ran, scoring his very first touchdown. "to see him so excited and out
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there being the star on the field for once instead of being out on the sidelines, it's a thing that you can't even begin to put words means to us and to kameron's mom. everyone involved says they love and were thrilled play. for the weather. matt: high pressure is going to be in control through the next few days. moving through the weekend, a south wind takes over and returns some warmer air to the region. the wind will turn southwest and we'll get 60s and 70s back into the picture. that warming trend will carry us to the 80s early next week. today's high temperature is 59 with mostly sunny skies. the overnight low is 33 with clear skies and patchy frost likely.
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>> it's "live! with kelly & michael." today, from the new movie, "goosebumps," jack black. and one of the stars of the hit series, "the leftovers," amy brenneman.
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