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>> good morning, america. upset in iowa. ted cruz scores a huge victory er dond trump. a major setback for the billionaire. >> tonight is a victory for courageo conservatives across iowa and all across this great nation. >> record turnout helps the senator soar. trump humbled in defeat. >> i'm just honored. i'm reall honored. >> but still vowing to win the nomination. and marco rubio's late surge puts him within strike distanc of trump. >> we are notot waiting any long story take our country back. >> riding a wave of momentum into new hampshire. >> the democratic race too cse to call. a virtual tie. but hillary clinton is declaring
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breathing a big sigh of relief. thank you, iowa. >> bernie sanders not conceding defeat. >> i think that sont shows the american people this is a campaign that can win. >>t's on to new hampshire. candidates alreadydy on the ground there. this morning, who's in, who's out, and who are the big winners in the first stop on the road to the white house. and good morning, america. all eyes on the heartland last night, those iowowa caucus setting new records for rnout full of surprises, as well starting out with that big one for ted cruz, surging past donaldmp in the final days, strong close for marco rubio too. >> a virtual dead heat on the democratic side, t race between hillary clinton and bernie sanders still too close to call at this hour. and take a look at this.
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sites the night came down -- you saw it -- to a coin toss. >> at least three different times they had to toss the coin. luck in politics it takes and hillary and the iowa democtic party declared her the winner last night but we know that bernie sanders isn't conceding that loss right now at all. and he's got a big lead in new hampshire right now. this could be a long fight on both sides. big questions right now, can nald trump bounce b back from a loss? who can prevail in what's been a pretty bitter feud between ted cruz and marco rubio and why can't hillary clinton put bernie sanders away. >> that's right. we'll talk to marco rubio live in a moment. the latest, team coverage as you can imagine of all the night's major developnts and we're going to get rightht to abc's jon karl in iowa for us. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, robin. ted cruz became the first republican to get int a brawl with donald trump and it was
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>ur next president. >> reporter: stunning finish for ted cruz in iowa. >> that is the most votes ever cast for any replican pmary winner. >> reporter: we were there just afteter cruzeard the news that he had won. >> tremendous evening. i am very, very encouraged, very, very happy. what a victory for the breathtang. >> rorter: the senator from texas defied the odds handing donald trump his first ls with ads like these. >> how stupid are the people of iowa? >> donald trump, new york values, not ours. >> reporter: people that voted for you said you shared their values so the new york values attack worked. >> everyryone know what is new york values are, i mean it's the values of the eli leral politicians. >> reporter:cruz's victory was fueled b by his appeal to evangelical christians. >> our rights come from our creator. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: donald trump called
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more than six months now has a new title, loser.r. he also proved he could take a loss gracefully. >> we finished second and i i want to tell you something, i'm just honored. i'm really honored and i want to congratulate ted. >> reporter: the iowa loss is a big blow to trump but this was alys his weakest state. he leads everywhere else. >> we will go on to get the republican nomination and we will go on to easily beat hillary or bernie or whoever the hell they throw up there. iowa, we love you. we thank you. you're special. we will be back many, many times, in fact, i think i might come here and buy a farm. i love it, okay. >> repter: but perhaps the biggest republican surprise of the night, florida senator marco rurubio, who finished a stronger than expected third nearly beating out trump. >> they tolde that we have no chance bause my hr wasn't
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too high. >> reporter: there h been much speculation about how donald trump wld ham defeat. would he go and not lash out or behave badly. he handled it with remarkable restraint as you heard, he thanked the voters of iowa. he congratulated ted cruz and perhaps most surprisingly, no angry tweetss overnight. in fact, from donald trump overnight total twitter silence. >> yeah, he was pretty graceful in deft last night but, jon, it did seem like the voters in iowa who made up their mds at the last minute had a real gut check about donald trump. >> reporter: they sure did. it was remarkable. if youooked at those that decided in t last three days, they overwhelmingly broke first for marco rubio actually most and then ted cruz. very few broke for donald trump. and i think a big factor there, george,as i know with a lot of iowans i talked to they were offended by his decisn to skip at debate. >> yeah, they might have wanted him to be there. thanks very much. we turn to the democrats and
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it is hard to beny closer than this. look at th. 49.9 to 49.5 right there but iowa democratic party has declared clinton the winner, the clinton camp, as well but ers did fight herer to a virtual draw and has a big lead in new mpire. cecilia vega has the latest. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: george, good rning to you. there were cheers on the clinton plane when it touched down here in new hampshire not that long ago wn staffers found out that the iowa democratic party had declared her the winner. the big question right now, though, if hillary clinton is the winner in iowa just how big of a win is it really? a democratic sociast from vermont putting a serious d dt in the clinton armor. it had all the hallmarks of a victory speech. >> wow. what a night. an unbelievable night. >> reporter: the only thing missing the word "victory." >> as i stand here tonight,
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thank you, iowa. >> reporter: while the democratic winners still too close to call hillary clinton took to the stage in iowa, her family b by her side but overnight her campaign going all the way declaring an outright win saying in a statement, after thorough reporting and analysis of results, there is no uncertainty and secretary clinton has clearly wonhe most national and state delegates. but that race so tight in some precincts a coin toss broke t tie. clinton winning at least three,e, her supporters cheering. >> yes. [ cheers and a alause ] >> reporter: this morning, senator bernie sanders not giving up. >> tonight while the results are still not known, it looks like we are in a virtual tie. [ cheers and applause ] >> r reporter: sanders' campaign claiming victory too touting how far he's come since launching
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>> whatt iowa has begun tonight is a political revolution. [ cheers and applaususe ] >> reporter: on his flight overnight into new hampshire where polls show the vermont senator has a strong lead sanders sounding confident as he heads into this next battle in his own backyard. >> i think tonight shows the ameran people that this is a campaign that can win. >> reporter: and sananders is still not conceding. hehe says ia shoho he can compete any state in this country. therere s, however, one concession overnight, the third person in this race, former maryland governor martin o'malley, robin, has dropped out. all right, cecilia, thank you. we're going to turn now to the republican candidate who had a bi night last night, marco rubio from -- joins us now from manchehester, nehampshire. already made your way to new hampshire, senator rubio, thank you very ch for j jning us again this morning. >> thankyou,robin.
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short time ago that showed that a big number of late undecided voters went your way. what do you think yr message was that helpedhem make up their mind toward u? >> wellll, i think people realize on the republican side that we cannot afford this couountry cannot afford to lose this electionnd i give the party the besthance not just to unify the conservative movement but too grow it to take our message too peoplehat don't vote republican w, grow our party and movementnd defeat hillary clinton or bernie sanders and so i feel that we felt that momentum in the last few days and got more votes than mitt romney or rick santorum when they won the caucuses four yearsgo so we feel great about what iowa did and thanked them and we're ready to go in new hashire and excited about the momentum we're carrying in. >> there were a record number of gop caucusgoers in iowa and many thought a lge turnout would favor donald trump, but he was defeated. what do you think that says? >> wel look, there's a lot of
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than ever because rublicans and americans understand that this election is the most important election in the generation it's literally a referendum on our identity as a nation. we're either going to be greater than we've ever been or we're going to become a great nation in decline. that's expressed in the turnout you saw yesterday andnd particularly in our campaign the last seven to ten days, the surge of people including those not registered republican who rally around our campaign in a state where ted cruz, i congratulate him on his victory, this is thelace the campaign was built in and h put all that infrastructure in there and worked it really hard and earned this victory but we feel so good abou the growth we've had and at that will translate to in new hampshire and after that south calina and we're just credibly grateful and eited about all this. >> the road continues, it began there in iowa and whenn it comes to those who consider themselves very conservative, ted cruz overwhelmingly i think it was 41%, let me get this right, 44% supported the voters last night, they said he was very
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that was almosost three times as much as you with 15% and you said r recent i an interview you talked about ted cruz and you said the lie his wle campaign is built ons that he's the ly conservative.. 's absurd. that's what you said. you care to elaborate on that? >> sure, i mean, ted's who campaign is built on this n/tion that he's the only one that's a pu conservative and everyone else is a rhino or sellout. it's not accurate. his accurate is one of calculation. you see it on the issues whether on immigration where he favored legagalizing people here illegally. now he c claims he never did. whether it's on nional defense where he talks tough on isis but ted cruz voted for a budget, thehe only budget he's ever voted for is a budget that brags about cutting defense spending. so it's on issue after issue. you know, he goes, he criticizes new york values but has raised millions of dollars from new york city. so tse are the sorts of things that voters will start learning about and as they do i think a lot of these numbers will begin to continue to change.
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rubio, are comment about your speech last ght. how strong it t s, how optimistic it was a a how reminiscent it was of what barack obama said in iowa, in fact, his speech writer tweeted tothat effect. what were you trying to convey in that speech last night? >> well, i meaean we just began by reminding everybody thatasn't supposed to happen last night. they told us at the b beginning of this race i shouldn't even run, that it wasn't my turn, i neede to wait in linine. there were other people who had been a aund longer that we needed tooait in line behind and i think what you saw lasas night in the results, not just with us but with donald and, of f cour, with ted is the republican party is being very clear, the grassroots, thi is no time for waiting or patience, this is a time for urgency. that's how i began last night, grateful to the people of iowa but i want people to be realistic about our challenges but optimistic about our future. if we do what needs to be done, the greatest days in american historyre withihi our reach.
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have to explain to our children why they did not inherit the great country that was left for us. senator m!rco rubio, again, congratulations last night. we'll see you there in new mpshire. ththank youor jning us, senator. >> thks, robin. thank you. >> george. >> thank yoyou, robin. let's talk about it now with matt dowd and donna brazile and talk about the republicans first, matthew dowd. coming intoo the first votes in iowa, donald trump dominating all the headline all the dialogue for so many months, gets beat by ted cruz and the big question is, he even said it himself if he doesn't win it's compleletely meaningless, once he loses can he recover? >> well, i think the great thing about this presidential process is we've known through the years is you're tested in it and can you meet the test or don't you meet the te? now is an opportunity but all a concern for donald trump. he has to meet the test. nald tmp right now has to perform over the next weekek he has to win new hampsre or the race for him is over if he doesn't win new hampshire. if he wins new hampshire and conducts himself during the course of this especially at the
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hampshire will put him back up as the front-runner but he what is to win new hampshire. >> no question about that. meanwhile, if you look, donna brazile, at this republican party, donald trump, a businessman, you have two firsterm latino senators. this is a brand-new republica party. the democrats will be facingg it. >> absolutely right. look, donald trump made the sale but he couldn't close the deal. and i think going forward, dold trump is -- donald trtrump will be forced to run a more traditional campaign try to do more retail. not all these big rallies flying in and flying out. voters clearly would likeeo get to know donald trump a little better but when you look at what happened yesterd in iowa, it was reallyn exciting moment for first-time caucusgoers a a came in the republican process endecided they wanted to stick with somebody w who had more tradional values, ted cruz. the democratic race was a race of passion, the passion that bernie sanders is showing on the campaign trail versus practicality, electability. it was a close race, i still believe at the end of the day i
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delegates but those of us who are iiders but hillary clinton will probabl get the most deletes, but bernie sanders has -- >> ihink allhree republicans right now have a problemic path ahead. donald trump has to win. he's now suffered his first loss. ted crcruz has t show he can win outside of a small caucus state where evangelicals dinated the scene and marco rubio has to find his first victory. a series of thirds and seconds won't do it until you find your fit win, so i think right now three. >> all the other republicans out now? >> no, i think there's still an opportunity for somebody, probably john kasic in new hampshire to sort of supersede and move , up ahead of marco rubio. there is a shot and he made a smart move. didn't stay in iowa. he spent the whole weekend in new hampshire so there's ang outside shot john kasich. >> real quickly, you're right abouthe delegates and hilla clinton has a lead in the superdelegates but will face the question why can't't she put ay bernie sanders, 7474ear-old
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>> 68% of caucusgoers described themselves as liberal and bernie sanders hahad an ee with those who are very, vy liberal. going forwd, she has to reset her campaign to be more like a movement, not a traditional campaign for something that galvanizes young people and those who are still interested in change. >> okay, donna, matt, thanks very much. "your voice, your vote" including that b b republican debate this saturdayy nightt 8:00, 7:00 right here at abc. now let's go to amy with today's other top stories with the latest on the zika virus. >> reporter: the world health organization has now declared the zika vis a global health emergency and that will allow more money and research to focus on the outbreak which is linked now to thousands of brain maged newborns. the cdc has added four countries to thi map of are where travelers risk beinginfefeed. they include coast ka ryka, nicaragua, curacao a american samoa.
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relocate pregnant family members of svice personnel in those affected areas. back at home bill cosby is due in court in pennsylvania today as his lawyers fight to get sexual assault crges against him dismissed. they say there was an agreement morehan a dece ago with the district attorney not to prosecute but the curre d.a. says that deal stemming from a civil case is not binding. well, hundreds of people near akron,ohio, had to evacuate their homes after train derailed and then caut fire. officials s a butane tanker may have sparked that fe and the thrhreat of an explosion for some residents to relocate to a local school. well, mileone on wall street. google's p parent company opens trading today as the world's most valuablbl company. it hasurpassed apple thanks to recent growth in online ad sales. finally a new way to protect the skies from all those pes drones flying aroundnd. police in europe are training eagles to view drones as prey.
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meri don't touch it. >> yes [ cheers and appuse ] >> welcome back to "gma." that's how close it s in iowa last night. they actually needed cn tosses to determine some delegates on the democratic side. happened about three times. iowa democratic party says hillary clinton won by the tiniest of margins, look at it right there but bernie sanders is not conceding yet and we'll have the latest. >> they didn't decide to go with rock, paper, issors, come on. thth went high tech. also right now the zika outbreak declared a global health emergency by the world health ornization. officials in brazil advising pregnant women to stay away from the rio olympics. it's groundhog day. punxsutawney phil, the most watched rodent in the country reveals if we're looking at an early spring or six more weeks of winter. phil did not see his shadow. >> all right!
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spring is on the way. >> breaking news. >> this little girl may not be so happy. look at this baby snowboarders right there, lara. >> absolutely. she's 14 mths old named sloan and she is better than i am. she just learned to walk and then look at her go. we're going to have her parents on live to talk about how she shds. >> that low center of grgrity. >> i i like to believe that's it. >> and no fear. when you're that age. > fir innhis half hour we'll get thehe latest on the race for the white house, ted cruz coming away as you know the big winner last night, not everyone stuck around for the results in iowa. republican candidates chris chriie and jeb bush in new hampshire where everyone is getting ready for a big showdown inhe first primary. abc's tom lmas is already there, as well. good morning, tom. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you. cruz, trump and rubio come to new hampshire a mucuch different state andnd a much different race because as you mentioned, the pool of candidates betting on
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you have bush, christie and governor john castic who all were actually here as the iowa caucus was still under way over there in that state. they think the socially moderate republicans and independents could help boost their campaigns. as for jeb bush he said that his campaign is hitting the reset button, some crirics are sayingg that this one-time front-runner has hit the reset button more than once already and another smaller headline to come out of iowa that we have yet to mention. mikeke huckabe dropping out of the race. his campaign could not catch fire like he did the first time he ran for president eight years ago and even though he's out of the race he may win first place for the best speech to end a campaign. let's take a listen. >> it's time to officiclly suspenddhe campaign but not because of the tes, it's because of illness. obviously the voters are sick of me and i need to acknowledge that. >> reporter: ending with a little bit off humor.
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humor right there. dr. ben carson is taking a day off the campaign trarail and some people are criticizi him butut he's taking a dayay off thehe campaign trail to getresh clothes in flflorida, to me that sounds like a great idea. i could use some fresh clothes right now. >> sure you could. >> maybe a little sun too. okay. thank you, tom. we turn to that horrific murder of a 13-year-old girln virginia. two virginia tech stutudentsre behind bars as new details emerge about how the vtim may have known the person charged with the mumurder. abc's eva pilgrim has the latest from blacksburg, virginia. eva. >> reporter:r:wo standout studentsacing charges in the death of a 13-year-old girl reported missing almost a week ago while police have found her body, the search for answers is just beginning. this morning two virginia tech students behind bars held without bond in connection to the death of a 13-year-old gir from blacksburg, virginia. >> she was typical ltle girl, talkative, friendly,
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younger kids that came in on the bus and just sweet. >> reporter: 18-year-d david eisenhauer charged with kidnapng a and premeditated muer. police say he knew the vivictim. >> eenhauer used this relationship to his advantage to abdu and then kill her. >> reporter: nicole lovell's mom telling "the washington post" that the 13-year-old met eisenhauer online. authorities belieieve lell active on kick, a messaging app that allowow them anomity and ability to send photos. eisenhauer, a track star, his incipal reevacuate remembering him as goal driven and focused. >> i don't want to speculate because 's at this poin just very concerned. >> reporter: the second student, natalie keepers an engeering stududent who once interned at nasa accused of helping eisenhauer get rid of thegirl's body. >> i waseally shocked to seeee her face as one off the suspepectct for the murder because i dididn't know she was like -- she didn't seem like that type of person.
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lovell pushed a dresser up against her door before climbing out her window. thousands joininghe search but police discovered her body 80 miles away in north carolina. neither student was charged with using a gun and neithth enterer a plea but eisenhauer making this statement, quote, i i believe the truth will set me free." george. >> more on this from dan abrams right here. such a sad and sick case and the evidenceould lead in a lot of different direction sflz that's right. you have t two arrested on different crime, him for murder, heror accessory after the fact. what's interesting to me iss that theyrrested him before they found the body. right, so that tells you that it wasn't evidence found at the scene that led them to him, it was almost certainly evidence from social media. it was almost certainly evidence th they found online that led him -- that led them to him which is why they also are now saying they believed that he
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what's going to be rlly interesting when you talk about this from the s social media perspective do they now investigate becausehere were allegations that this girl was bullied online separately. do some of those people now get ininvestigat even though they had nothing to do with this young girl's death,re people now going to say, you knowow, this is another one of those cases where we need to end bullying and needo send a strong message. >> i bet they will. daabrams, thanks very much. >> all right, george. now to a s stunning twist in that alleged terror case in north carolina. a then 18-year-old charged last year with plotting attacks in support of isis. now the fbi uncovering new evidence that may link him to an unsolved murder. pierre thomas has the story. >> reporter: he is the accused isis s sympaththizer who own father turned him in. >> i don't know if it's isis or whatat. this is your son? >> yes. >> reporter: the fbi swooping down on justin slivan last year accccusing him of trying to have his parents killed and plotting mass murder.
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are speaking outbout each other. abc's ryan smith has it all. the carolina panthers a nfc champions. >> reporter: let the games begin. >> denver wins it. heading to super bowl 50. >> r reporter: super bowl 50, jt days away and star quarterbacks peyton manning of the broncos and cam newton o the panthers ready to roll. >> well, we got a great ftball team. i wantnt too w just one, just this one.e. >> reporter: at the super bowl's annual pregame circus, known as opening night, both players heaping praise on each other. >> you don't go 17-1 as a starting quarterback without being awesome. >> peyton manning will always be an all-time great. >> reporter: the 39-yr-old manning one of the best quarterbacks of all time, a five-time mvp and san bernardino champion playing in a game that according to this exchange caught by showtime's "inside the nfl" at the championships could be his last.
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pleasure. >> this could be it. i'm aware this could be it. >> reporter: ting on newton, a 26-year-old dabbing, dancing dual threat passing with accuracy. running with ease. making big plays and big fashion trends like those vibrant versace pants going for around 850 bucks but he's also known for his big het. blind side." >> tea is your family. . >> reporter: he found himself without a team and newton texted him saying he needed him to protect his blind side on the field. >> he wanted me here and you know that meant a lot. >> reporter: the sucuccess of the broncos and panthers hinging on theirbig-time quarterbacks in the biggest game of all. for "good morning america," ryan smith, abc news, new york. >> it is, it's going to be great. all right. coming up on "good morning america," she is the toddler wowing the internet, so how does she do it? the family behind t thisittle
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all right, we are back now with the baby boarder amazingle inteet. sloan henderson hitting the slopes like a pro.
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couldn't be prouder joining us via skype from north st lake, utah. good morning, everybody. >> good morning, how are you? >> we' doing great. so, katie, i understand sloan hadust learned to walk. wh had the idea to then put her on a snowboard? you practiced on the carpet the in your house at first, correct? >> yeah, we got her asnowboard for christmas and it's called a burt and riglet and has a rig and you can pull them around on the carpet so pulled her around inside for awhile and she got goodt it. sles.. she's so little she's only 14 months oldld there isn't even a helmet that fits her because her head is so small still. >>s, unfortunately, we bought her the smallest helmet we could find and still is so big it covers her eyes. >> because she has no hair >> yes. hair proposes a problem.
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slopes when they saw little sloan there? i mean really holding her own there on the snow. >> yeah, so when we actually took her up to the resort when we were walking up there, a lot of people, you know,, stopped us and told us how cute she was and also said, you know, she's really going to be snowboarding? but when we actuayy went down the slopes people were really impressed at how good she was. >> she wants to snowboard. >> she's like give me my snowboard, daddy. >> she's not in the action. she's not happy. >> well, she is adorable. zach, katie and sloan, thank you for joining us. we'll be looking for her in, wh, a decade? >> a couple -- >> at the olympics ahead.
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workda lukas: the democratic race is still too close call after last night's cacus ... as of now... hillary clinton is leading bernie sanders by just a handful of delegates. clinton is projected to have 49-point-9 percent... to sanders 49- point- six pernt. lukas: and just two hours after the start of the iowa caucuses, after fielding less than a percent of caucus goers, governor martin announced he was for presidency martin o'malley/(d) former presidentia words cannot express how grateful i am, to all of you, my true friends, who he helped me in waging this courageous battle, when i got into this 8 months ago i had no doubt that it would be anything but a tough fight... and you guys have e been with us every step of the way and i cannot thank you enough. i have come to love iowa, the beauty of landscape, the warmth... of youreople. lukas let's check in with for the
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matt: current conditions are pretty comfortable with 20s and 30s. we have a light wind at less current coconditions comfortable with temperatures in the light wind at less than 10 miles per hour throughout the region. the dayplanner reveals we'll have temperatures rise near 40 degrees under increasing clouds today.we have a winter storm headed our way tomorrow. with that, we'll have snow totals near 1 foot and very strong winds. jessica rae: good morning i am matt: current conditions are etty
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good moing, america. it's 8:00 a.m. the votes are in. cruz with an upset win over trump. rubio in a close third. >> we feel so goodbout the growth we've had. >> sanders and clinton in a dead heat a it heads to new hampshire. also this morning the surprising lawsuit against val. whyy he's been sueued for mlions over a meme he posted. could anyone be at riskor what they repost? nevever been in love before get ready for 10 dates in 10 states launching this morning. follow one young woman who puts every method to the test
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what really works when it comes to finding the one you want. it's a girl power kind of morning from the wrestling ring with the most powerful woman in the wwe. >> i'm showing my daughters that a woman can do anything. >> to our k correspondent tackling cam newton with the big question overnight. s shut up and dance with me alall that and john travolta and courtney b. vance here live as we say -- >> good morning, america. >>on't you love that little laugh from courtney b. vance along with john travolta. they are starring in a new miniserieses about the o o.j. simpson trial. it premieres tonight. they sent us some advance screeners, i've wched about half. wow. >> i've heard is -- whoa. >> uncanny performances. we hav a milestone to celebrate this morning. turns out that more than 5
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our "gma" facebook page. >> they like us, george. >> they reaeally like us. >> the number keeps on going up and we want to say thank you to everyone who joined us around the clock on facebook. >> so many videos and posts widely shared. this one has over 30 million views. it is our most popular so far, comemes f from the lowell, michigan, police departmtment payg it forward. a cop giving out hard to get prents while faking traffic stops. really great. take a look. >> something your little boy might like. >> this just turned my bad day into a good on >> really great. great moment. don't forget please like us on facebook so you can get updates on -- we sound desperate. >> we'll stop begging. >> it sounds so mean thank you. right to that big story. race for president, "your voice, your vote." and we've got that dead heat in the race. big surprises on the replin side.
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moin. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, george. quite a night. bernie sanders gave hillary clinton aeal jolt and on the republican side, ted cruz did at no other republican has been able to do yet, he g in a big fight with donald trump and he beat m. >> god bless the great state of iowa. >> in the end high turnout and high drama as the first votes were cast in the 2016 presidential race. >> iowa has sent notice thathe republican nominee and the next president of the united states will be chosen by we the people, the american people. >> reporter: ted cruz trumpg trump who had led polls in iowa, the brash billionaire was gracious in defeat. >> i want to congratulate ted. i think i might come here and bu a farm. >> reporter: trump who insists he always wins now handed his >> thank you very much. on to new hampshire. >> reporter: but he still leads
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>> we will go on to easily beat hillary or bernie or whoever the hellhe throw up there. >> reporter: the iowa surprise, marco rubio, finishing in a strong third place and telli robin this morning -- >> i give the party the best chance not just to unify the conservative movement but to grow it. >> reporter: and on thehe democratic side, a nail biter. >> so as i stand here tonight, breathing a b big sigh of relief, thank you, iowa. >> reporter: hillary clinton declared victory but bernie sanders is certainly not conceding defeat. >> it looks like we are in a virtual tie.e. >> reporter: nine months ago clinton held a 40-point lead over sanders in iowa. sanders is not even officially a member of the democratic party. the democratic race was so tight that in some precincts, tiebreakers had to beonducted by a coin flip. >> yes! [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: and we have our first political casualties coming out of the results. martin o'malley whoho barely
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side has suspended his campapaign and on the republican side, mike huckabee who was the big winner here eight years ago h suspended his campaign. george, robin. >> what a difference a few years makes. mike huckabee won in 2008, he's out. rick santorum came in last place, not out yet but in last place. amy with the morning rundown. we begin with a travel nightmare. flights canceled and highways closed from colorad to minnesota because of possible blizzard conditions. up to two feet expected in some areas and south of that srm possible tornadoes, rob hasas much more on that forecast coming up. five suspects are in custody in france this morning accused of planning a potential attack on nightclubs and bars police say thehe fou men and one woman in custody near lyon trying to obtain weapons and had already bought b bus tickets to join fighters traveling to syria. the cdc has added more countries to the list of those affected by the mosquito-borne
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the world health organization declared it's global emergency because of its link to birth defes. the latest include costa rica and nicaragua and now brazil is warning pregnant women not to avel to the olympics because of this risk. you can logon to our website for the comete list of all countries affected. in northern california a hoverboa is blamed for sparking a house fire leaving a family homeless. investigators say it was charging in a room downstairs when the fire stted. at least 50 fires in 20 states have now been linked to hoverboards. and record protsts made by the airlines may finalally be trickling down to passengers. american is the latest airli to announce the return of free snacks in coach. pretzels and cookies should be available by april. yay says the crowd. the airline posted a record $6 billion profit last year. and finay,e want to briefly mention a big honor for robin.
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the annual gal that raises upon for the v foundation for cancer research. it is named after college basketball coach jill valvano. robin is on the board and they have helped raise for than $150 million for cancer seararch. go, robi >> wow, 150 million. >> and dick vitale,ongtime friend and he personally raised with his gala 15 million fox f pediatric cancer so bill ryan and urban meyerer are the other honorees and can't wait to be there in may with you. >> congratulations. great news. to lara with the "morning menu." >> congratulations, robin. here's what's coming up. "dancing with the stars" p pro val sharing a major lawsuit with something he shared online. dream on, what do steven tyler and skittles have in common? theye in a big new super bowl ad. very funny. we'll show you coming up and
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hey! this is lloyd. to prove to you that the better choice for him is aleve. he's agrd to give it up. ok, but i have 30 acres to cover by sundown. wewe'll be wh him all day as he goes back to taking tylenol. yeyeah, i was ok, but after lunch my knee started hurting again so... more pills. yep... another pill stop. can i get my aleve back yet? for my pain... i want my aleve. get all day minor arthritis pain relief with an easy open cap. we welcome you back to "gma" on this tuesday morning and now to that social media lawsuit that's reminding u u to think before we post. "dancing with the stars" pro val chmerkovskiy is being sued for $6 million over a meme he shared online. "nightline's" juju chang is here with all that. good morning, juju.
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the's a reason why evybybody's mother always says it's not what you say, it's howow you say it. val is kno for tough lovepartners but he's being sued for defamation and emotional injury reminng us a quick meme can have lastg impact. can you come out tonight >> reporter: he's known for his saucy moves and once winning the mirror ball with rumerillis on "dancing with the stars" but this morning, val chmerkovskiy is in legal hot water r sharing this meme with his 300,000 plus fans on facebook. the text reading, l letting your kid become obese should be considered child abuse. the girl's family now suing chmerkovskiy for $6 million saying he humiliated a girl with down syndrome who's at much higher rick for obesity. >> and since then over -- close to half a million followers of this credit have apparently viewed this same image. > reporter: according to the
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old when the photo was taken unbeknownst to her at a baseball game. the photographer also being sued by the family posting itt to flickr with the caption, everything that's wrong w with america back in 2008. >> skyl's olderister was surfing on her social media facebook page and happened upon a site by valentin chmerkovskiy where he had used thihis image o her little sister and she was shocked and surprised. reporter: the backlash on social media against chmerkovskiy was swift. one person writing, not cool. i agree with the fact that parents need to encourage healthing eating but you don't have to put down this child to do it. >> reporter: while others are standing by the dance pro using #isupportval. >> he was not aware t girl had down's syndrome and took it down before there was any legal action. he never meant to offend anyone. he was trying to sta a conversation about what's
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twitter to plead h case. one day you'll hear my side of the story, if anyone will still be listening. the family is not only suing the photographer but cbsnews.com for reposting it. now who is known for visiting sick kids in the hospital has a lot of supporters online. he later posted i have no decide to discriminate or shame. he says he just wantedo spark a conversation about chilood obesity and that is something he very much did. guys. >> he just sparked another conversation. all right, juju, thank you. going to bring back dan abrams. so heard about the lawsuit. does the family have a case. >> it's not easy. first of all this picture was taken allegedly at a game, right, so she doesn't have an expectation of privacy at the game. 's a public place. you can take pictures of people in a public place without them having an expectation of ivacy. he's also allowed to express his opinion about things e even if it isn't nice. the question is as a legal matt in my view, deaffamation doesn' work, i don't think.
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real shotith regard to invasion of privy. they will but the question is, intentional infliction of emotional distres is one of the allegations here. >> how do you proveve damages to the amount of $6 million. >> first of all the conduct to win on that kind of claim has t be so outrageous, because it's not -- you could always claim something is intentional infliction of emotion distress because it's mean and because i didn't like it and it made me unhappy. it has to go to another level to be abl to be that tort. damages are really interesting questions because when you're talking about a child you are"you're so vain" vain"'s not talking about someonone who has lost wages or opportunities for jobs, et cecetera, it's really just the mew millation factor. even if thewere to win what is a difficult lawsuit damages would also be a tough thing for them to prove. >> as i said val is sparking a conversation about can you ever beued for reposting something?
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that could get you into a lot of trouble. >> yes, you got to remember that social media you're effective effeivy a publisher now. you are now publishing the same way anyone else is publishing information out there. so if you say something thats liable louse or slapdzerus your defense can't be, well, it's my facebookk ge, i can say whatever i want. you n say whatever you want and someone can sue you for what you said on there. same thing goes with regard to sharing something. if you are sending it out, you are plishing it, you can be held responsible f for what is in that -- >> even if you're reposting it. >> even if you're reposting, you're still the publisher. >> all right. just pause before you hit that send button. >> you got to think about it. this is serious stuff although i don't think they'll have a particularly strong lawsuit here. >> thank you, lara. thank you. now to the game on everybody's minds, super bowl 5-0. all this week wre showing you exclusivee sneak peeks at the ads that will make as many headlines
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we showed you ryan ynolds. getting almost half a millilion views and now a first look at the eagerly anticipated ad that will have you tasting the rainbow with the one and only steven tyler. take a look. >> all right, let's do this. i got minds to twist and values to warp. >> mr. tyler, your skittles portrait. >> that is e to the z or twiddly dee disgusting. >> you haven't heard me sing yet. dream on >> higher. dream on >> i think a little higher. dream on dream on >> rock the rainbow. taste the rainbow. >> so, george? >> i likedit. >> giggling. robin. >> oh, yeah. >> so do you have a favorite between that and ryan reynolds? i don't know if you saw it. you were in iowa.
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in a different way. >> i wantt to wait until the super bowl to see these ads. i don't want to see them now. >> don't give them all away. there's lots to see, believe me. lots of people buying ads. we're all excited about them but, of course, we also are excited about the actual game, the nfl kid correspondent who went behind-the-scen for "gma" at opening night and asked all the tough questions even going one-on-one with who? peyton manning and cam newton. take a look. it's opening night foruper bowl 50, the kickoff to week of excitement. all leading up to thehe big game nday between the denver broncos and the carolina panthers. and to help us cover this huge event, we have a very special correspondt. >> hi, hi, hi, i'm marlo mostly and this is awesome. >> reporter: 11-year-old m marlo mostly was chosen by the nfl from thousands of young football fans to have a whirlwind week leading up to the big game.
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>> reporter: it is the assignment of a lifetime for this super fan, marlo rubbing elbows with some of football's biggest stars. >> what do you mean by your last rodeo. >> i don't really know what that means. what do you think that meant? that you're probablyy going t retire. >> you totally missed the point. i am going t go participate in rodeos. >> reporter: even the panthers offensive lineman michael oher porayed in "the behindside." >> do you like being a mie star better or football player >> definitely football. >> reporter: picng their brai and getting some brilliant tips to raise her own game. >> how do you train to be a great quarterback? >> just like you train to be grea in anythg else. you have to put your mind to it. >> catch as many footballs as you can, run a a lot and eat od. >> when i grow older i want to be a head coach just like you in the nfl. so i was wonring what a advice you woul give me. >> nothing says a young lady cannot grow up to be a head coach in the nfl. >> reporter: but it wasn't all business for thisoung correspondent.t.
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>> great. when i'm in the end zone i do the dab just like you. >> no, y don't. >> yeah, i do. >> what. >> for "good morning america," i'm marlo moseley here in san jose, back to you. >> marlo. >> she's got it. >> our jobs are in jeopardy. >> asking really great questions. >> thoughtful. 11 years old and a rock star. right now out to another star, rob, with a check on the weather. >> lara, these guys have been out here since 4 a.m. where are you from? >> houston, texas. >> a little chilly here. >> houston, texas. >> naples, florida. >> somebodyrom florida. and everybody from warm weather climates. ere it's summer right now outside sydney, australia. listen and look at this lightning. oh, my goodness. that wasas too close for comfort for sure and we have a severe weather threat in the states. plenty of that from memphis to baton rouguge around noontime and
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nashville and birmingham and that blizzard warning from northernansass all the way to southern minnesota. look at kearney, 52 miles an ur with blowing snow. >> they almost bailed o on me getting coldd out here. lara, back to you insi. >> thank you, rob. we begin wit pope news. >> o >> yeah. there y you go. nobody? just months after the pontitiff
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pope francis is now going llywood. preparing to play himself in the upcoming film "beyond the sun" filming takes place in italy. the oryine focusing on children from different cultures learning about jesus' teachings, this is not surprisingly the first time in the history of the church which by the way was founded in the first century that any pope has become a movie star. proceeds will go to two argentinean charity that is hp at risk children and wondering what his rider might look like. only white candles. maybe bottled water that could of course turn to wine. >> wow. >> thought that out as well. >> truly pope news. >> n we switch gears back to "pop news." selena gomez's fans know the heart wts what its wants and the world wants 7-year-old audrey to keep singing her heart out. take a listen. i want you to know baby i lovee
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i love you like a love song baby >> robin we could learn a thing or two fromm audrey. >> she has moves. >> she's got like -- better than jazz hands. it'sudrey hands. >> go, audrey. >> roll back so i can tell everybody about little -- thank you, prompter. audrey's word perfect rendition of "love you like a love song" has 14 million views. it's on facebook. audrey has diamond black fan anemia. aa rare be marrow disorder. it i a tough disease, you guys, but as you can see she has the right attitude and the spirit to fight it. selena even felt her energy writing audrey, you are an amazing performer. call me if you ever need a duett partner. yes, ma'am. >> i love her spirit. i love you like a love song baby somehow not so cute when a a-year-old does it. audrey, we love you. also in "pop news" this
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petitioning for snoop dogg to narrate a full season of the animal planet network series "planet earth." the rapper has proven he has his own stylf commentary styles on "jimmy kimmel live" in a recurring segment called planet earth. take a look. >> mongooses? oh. wow. it's about 12 of them. they backed the gat up. never saw a gator get punked by a mongoose. >> s snoop has tweeted h his support for the idea. we say animal planet, give it a shot. if the show's ratings are not through the roof you can always drop itt liket's hot. >> oh. >> thank you. >> why did you -- >> did you say for shizzle. is that four decades ol >> so out of touch. >> old school. >> wow. >> and then finall ys, just a quickie, it's tuesday. who doesn't like tuesdays here.
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i mean i tell you this guy -- look at that face. he is mad. he's a mad monkey. anymore. he's done, robin with your monkey business? he's like grumpy monkey. >> thank you. i ran out of clever lines so that was grumpy monkey on this grumpy tuesday. >> who are you calling a grumpy monkey. >> we all are a little bit. that's "pop news." >> jn travolta and courtney b. vance are here. also blythe danner. counting down to valentine's day with the ultimate adventure.
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>> a lot of kissing.tt0w!tw((i! %4 ($^( tt0w!tw((i! el (.yd tt0w!tw((i! ! ed (([ tt0w!tw((i% )8x-_d4 tt0w!tw((i% kzx-b+h tt0w!tw((i% n-x-7bd lukas voss and and here is a quick news update for you and update from last nights caucus here is a look at numbers for the republican race. ted cruz finished with almost 28 percent support... donald trump came in second with 24 percent... and florida senator marco rubio finished up the night with 23 percent. coming in at number four is doctor ben carson with 9 percent... kentucky senatator rand paul rounds out the top fivewith more than 4 percent. former florida governor jeb bushsh only garnered two point eight percent support. the other six candidates all finished under two percent. again, there was record turnout for this caucus, according to republican party officials in iowa. lukas let's check in with for the weweather. matt: good morning siouxland. blizzar warnings blanket the ea until early wednesday morning. the radar displays heavy snow dropping throughoutuch of siouxland. we've got visibilities being rapidly reduced and the wind is getting
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north and northeast near 20 miles per hour. temperatures arare in thepper 20s and lower 30s. d't travel today unless it is absolutely necessary! the stormcast hd shows the evolution of the system as we'll have heavy snowfall totoday - escially during the morning. then this will transition over to more of a low visibility/strong wind event. lukas: good morning i am m lukas voss and matt: good morning siouxland. blizzard warnings blanket the area until early wednesday morning. the radar displays heavy snow dpping throughout much of siouxland. w we've got visibilities being rapidly reduced and the wind is getting cranked up from the north and northeast near 20 miles per hour. temperatures e in the upper 20s and lower 30 don't
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why? >> why what? >> seriously. don't tell m you just got in over your head. i want to know why, bernie. why? >> a scene from the upcoming "madoff" miniseries with richa dreyfuss and blythe danner premiering tomorroww nightn abc. >> playing ruth madoff. blithe is j joinings to tell us all about it in just a minute. first we are counting down to valentine's day and about to launch our big ten dates, ten states experiment. a third of a adults in the u.s.re single and looking for love. an inside look at the way so many are fining love today online. a $2 billion industry and then we have secrets to help you scscore that second date. >> i've used tinder. >> badoo.
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married meet online. one of t the hottest apps, hinge. >> hinge introduces you to friends of friends on facebook and the types of people you'd meet at a house party or wedding or dinner but we happen to meet them together. >> repororter: 23-year-old abc news producer erica scott is undertaking ten dates in ten states in just ten days. dr. helen fisher, author of "anatomy o love" conducted a survey of 5,000 singles from match and told her patience pays. >> 59% of them think that they might begin to fall in love on theecond date and that's smart. >> reporter: but bizarly the most likely predictor sushi boosting your chances by 170%. >> the sime reason it's unusual says they're willing to try something different, new, interesting and maybe even try you too. >> reporter: erica's crash course i in t modern state of the first dat stars today.
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date number one, josh. flirting with jet lag date number two is tomorrow in honolulu, from tre she dates her way back to times square skiing in colorado, two-stepping in texas and cooking in chicago all in time for valentine's day. all right. and our very brave abc producer erica scott joins us now. bags are cked. >> bags are all pacd. >> why did you agree to take on this very grueling and interesting assignment? >> yeah, it's definitely going to be an advente for sure. you know, i'm kind of new to the dating scene and i thought, it sounded like a little bit of fun and i'm excited to just see what will haen. i mean i'm going to hawaii today. you can't fight that. >> touche. any concerns though? >> mostly like missing a flight. the whole thing will unravel if we get off schedule. >> it's that tight? >> yes. >> is there a strategy for maximizing your time in each state.
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out, all the dates are set and ready to go. hopefully i don't get stood up. >> in fact, speak of that you actually have your first date just around the corner from here. >> like ten minutes from now i'm going over to bryant park. >> can we follow you. >> yeah, please, come along with. >> there's josh. there he is. >> waiting for you right now, erica. >> i haven't met him yet. i shouldn't look. >> his name is josh. >> yes, his name is josh. >> and he knows the cameras will be following him. > i don't know why anybody would agree to it. >> he'scute. look at him. hehe's 23 in finance, likes hip-hop music and cooking, lon walks on the beach and raiows. >> perfect. >> do you have any expectations heading into th, erica? >> expectation, just have a lot of fun. oh, my gogosh, it sounds like a really good time but, no, just see where everything goes. >> all right, all right. we are looking forrd to you -- you probably ought to lea now because he's waiting for you. >> don't want to stand him up. >> we'll check back in with you in a bit. you can follow her jouey and
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gogoodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! so don't miss any planes, erica. >> i'll do my best. over here with blythe nner, she has a juicy new role in "madoff" and plays ruth madoff, thehe wife of bernie, one of the most epic financial con men in all time. take a look. >> i told her it's because you know the future. you always have. that's how your business does well even in bad times. >> and that's w you and i are going t to be okay. >> tell me again. >> what? >> do you love me? >> welcome back to blythe danner. >> poor ru. thank. >> you is it a love story? >> well, i don't -- the overall whole thin i don't know that it's a love story. therere's certainly -- i think we understand how this woman was duped by a sociopath, you know, that thihis man who she loved from
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was 16 just completely allowed him to take over her life. >> he ded everyone. his sons, his wi. >> yeah. >> so that's where y come down. a lot think maybebe she was an accomplice. >> i don't believe she was. i think, you know, and as i say when you're with someone for that many years and he really, he really did rule the roost. i mean there was no question about it. everyone that i talked t to that knew them both said that she behaved quite differently when she was with her friends and having some wine a a good tim and the minute bernie appeared she was much more formal and really cared, watchedim, cared for him, made sure he ate, you know, the properly -- i mean, it was s a very motherly i think -- >> hard to wrap your arms around the whole scandal. $65 bilillion a stake in the end, his son commits suicide. sh had to endure so much. you did have a chance to talk to her. >> i did. >> what was that like? >> well, she was fragile. you know, i mean how could you
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you've weathered this unlievable storm. i was impressed,though, that she was able to walk around and, you know, be prent because she was -- she wanted me i think to realize, to see that she was a mother a grarandmother who is very, very much loved about i her family. i could see the support she had around her side. i felt good about that for her. >> it's going to be such a revealing series for so many people to see. before you go, though, i also want to ask your husband bruce paltrow died many years ago from throatat cancerndhat inspired you to work with the oral cancer foundation. tell us about that. >> ah, my daughter through stand-up for cancer has raised great funds for oral cancer foundation, oral cancer foundation.org which i urge people to visit because it's really become an epidemic. every day there's -- someone dies every hour of every day of every year in our country from cancer. throat cancer and i don't think many people know that.
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>> no, it's becoming, as i say much more prevalent among young people so urge them to get t prepubescent children boys and girlrls to get the inoculation against hpv. very important and so a lot to go io so that's why we really urge peoplee to go on to the website and look into it. >> oralcancerfoundation.org and the miniseries "madf" airs tomorrow on abc. thanks very much for coming in, blithe. outside to rob. >> all bundl up from iowa. you got the jacket en. ththis is nothing for you. >> no, it's not, it was l like negative 20 a few weeks ago so we're good >> her birthday was yesterday. she spent it in new york. let's talk about the weather coming into the east coast with the blood watch in effect for parts of pennsylvania, new jersey, the big snow zone there with the rain coming in that could create some melting and flooding issues i think tomorrow. watching the severe weather and
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san francisco. >> this weather report is brought to you by rent a center. your mom and mom-in-law's birthday if and my sister's birthday. happy birthday. >> back to you inside? thank you, coming up, john travolta, courtney b. vance, they're here live opening up
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simpson series. the o.j. simpson case captivated the nation. that was more than two decades ago. now it's about to do it ain with the new series "the people v. o.j. simpson: american crime story." here withh us now john travolta and courtney b. vance who stars as attorneys johnnie cochran andnd bert shapiro. welcomome. showing you some love you're a newbie to "gma.a." >> i'm an oldie. >> we go back. >> i told you that i've been able to watch the first two. it premieres tonight but they allowed us to see it ahead of time. mygoodness. it's one of those that you remember where you were when, especially the white bronco.
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>> yeah, i was in caramel, month ray, california. my dad was glued to the television. i was in my celebrating my rebirth of my career with "pulp fiction" and just won at the film festival and i was celebrating myareer but experiencing this american tragedy, it was a real dichotomy. >> i bet it was. how about you? >> i was in sacramento. we were doing "panther" and the preempted -- broncohase preempted the fina, nba finals. >> i remember that. >> and i was -- what is going on here? i want to see my teams play and then all of a sudden i realized what was going on and i'm -- i was a huge o.j. simpson fan. the juice. >> from the usc days and buffalo bills and so i was really in a state of shock that this is happenining and because it was so
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where the whole world was ptivivated since the kennedy assasassinatio it really took me -- so that's why i really couldn't -- i didn't engage in the trial during the middle porras ofit, the year-l-long trial. >> my dad was a football player and coach and he was compelled by thisnd kept us informed every day. >> i wish i had that. >> you and i'm telling you, both of you and the entire cast, you just really capturered that moment. recaptured it. >> thank you. >> i want to play a bit. your character, bob shapiro going up against marcia clark play. >> where is your client. >> i'm sorry. he's with a few doctors. he's very depressed. >> yeah, well, he should be depressed. he killed two people. he's going to prison so what is your locatition. >> here's one of the doctors now. >> you had to be -- i don't want to say talked into this but you were reluctant to take the role initially.
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thought, well, why are they doing this and is it a guilty pleasure? is it going to be sensational and it was anything but and i was even offered, you know, a position as a producer to ensure the quality of the project if wanted to and then with ryan murphy and ninjacobson they only do high e things. i did take a while and surveyed a lot of my top friends in the industry to see what they felt and they felt like tv was really coming around to be, you know, the place where adults go to watch things andore kids for movies and adults for tv and so and it was multilayed. this is about racism, about classism, the legal and judicial system being broken, y know, fame, celebrity. >> all of it. >> and when i saw that it was hitting so many subject matters so brilliantly then it was why wouldn't you do this? >> checks off a lot of the boxes
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>> you were able to meet johnnie cochran. >> yes. >> bore he passed. >> years ago at a party. >> what did you -- you were willing to take on this role. >> , i was -- i did a couple of meetings with rn and brad and all and had no problem. >> good wig. >> yes. kind of shocking that -- i didn't know i looked that much like him until i put that wig on. >> you said you didn't want to -- you didn't want to mimic him. you studied him. >> you know, he's icic. i said, i'm not him. if i can suggest and let the audience enter into thetory i know i will have done myy job so -- watch. do you think people will change their mind? i know that's not what you want. >> all we can hope for from my perspective is people will begin to discuss and talk. i think it was so fresh back then, peoplple were so polarized every day. they couldn't step back enough to be able to say, wow, you feel
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i feel this way. well, let's talk about it. we need to talk. we need to talk. >>ou know, each episode surprised the actors. we learned something every new script we were amazed and enlightened and i think at the end of the ten episodes y you'll understand why the verdict was what it was and you will be enlightened by all the small things that were happening t that you never could have had access to that wasn't admitted -- add miserable into court. the furman tapes, the bickering between the lawyers, the fight for fame, you know, the legal system being challeed, i mean, wow, you know. a lot of it. >> little bit of bickering. just a little. >> well, and courtney if you don't mind i'll ask "grease!" "grease live." >> i didn't get to see it.
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so i didn't get a chance to see it but i'll watch it. >> it was beauful. it was beautifully done and it made us think of you and the originals. >> so cool. i got chis >> three w go. they couldn't re-create that, john. we love you. thank you. love to both your beautiful talented wife, as well. give them our best. >> will do. >> hope you come back, both of you. you've got too see this. "the people v. o.j. simpson" premieres tonight on fx. coming up, the popowerhouseehind
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come on ba we're black with the latest installment of girl power and look at the powerhouse behind one of the most popular franchises, wwe, in 650 mlion homes across the globe and nearly half of its vwers were women and running the show fromm behind the scenes, a woman, stephanie mcmahon. here's her story. it's no secret that when it
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it's a male dominated world. so what may surprise some of y to learn that a woman is behind it all. >> s stephaniecmahon. >> fighting both inside the ring and out. for over 5 years stephan mcmahon daughter of vince mcmahon is at the helm of transforming the network as the company's chief brand officer. in a field that has been dominated by men what do you as a woman bring to the tablble? >> i think what women bring to the table is perspective and oftentimes women feel insecure li they don't belong at the table with men and why? is your opinion any less valuable than anybody elelse's? no. and i think that the best way to really come to the best decision is to have thahat diversity in the room. >> wwe'ss mission -- >> reporter:he earned itin the boardroom. >> i would get the food and the coffee. >> reporte working her way up from a receptionist. isis there something you felt you
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just given to you if perhaps would if you were a man. >> because i'm the boss' daughter there is a perspective that everything has been handed to me so ha makes me have to work and fight that much harder to prove why i belong. >> reporter: she brings that same vigor and fight into the ring playing a character people loveo te. >> you are nothing more than a wanna-be reality star. >> howow fun is i i to play the role you play in front of the cameras while also being, can i sa badass, a badass behind the scenes as well. >> i'm mean. i'm really hateful but behind the scenes to be able to represent this brand that i care so much about is an amazing opportunity and i'm truly privileged. >> andnd she's using that opportunity to make change. 's no coincidence that under her leadership over 40% of wwe viewers are now women and as a momf three daughters, she's proving that women can do it all and then some.
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>> i'm showing my daughters that a woman can do anything. it's never going to be perfect. sacrifices have to happen along the way whether i it's a sacrifice at work or a sacrifice, you know, at home. but where i think women can be better at home is allowing our husbands to do more. >> reporter: and it is with her husband, fan favorite triple h she's paving a new way for women in wrestling, fighting against gender stereotypes with the divas revolution. >> our fans asked us to do more and feature them as athlete and give themm more meaningful characters. their not just eye candy. we want more and we're doing everything we can to super serve that need. >> what is girl power to you. >> i think that girl power is about believing in yourself. it's about confidence, it's about standing up for youelf and not taking no for an answer. even when we aren't aware that we're having an impact, ware.
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women in the ring or seeee strong female characters, that's just the way it is. there's no reason why they can't beike that. you know, i think that us just having that presence means more
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not awkward at all that we have our cameras there. >> good luck, guys. >> wll check in tomorrow. have a good day. >> have a good day. lukas: the democratic race is still too close to call after last night's cacus ... as of no.. hillary clinton is leading bernie sanders by just a handful of delegates. clinton is prprojected to have 49-point-9 perct... to sanders 49- point- six percent. lukas: and just two hours afr the start of the iowa caucus, after fielding less than a
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caucus goers, governor martin omalley announced he was dropping his bid for presidency martin o'malley/(d) foformer predential words cannot express how grateful i am, to all of you, my true friends, whoave helped me in wagaging thisis courage battle, when i got into this 8 months ago i had no doubtthat it would be anything but a tough fight... been with us evevery cannot thank you to love iowa, the e your people. lukas weather. matt: good morning warnings blanket the area until early the radar displays heavy snsnow dropping throughout much of siouxland. wve got visibilities being rapidly reduced and the wind is getting cranked up from the north and northeast near 20 miles per hour. temperatures
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travel today unless it is absolute necessary! the stormcast hd shows e evolution of the system as we'll have heavy snowfall today - especially during the morning. then this will transition over to more of a low visibility/strong wind event. . the evolution n of thesystem as we'll have heavy snowfall matt: good morning siouxland. blizzard warnings blanket the area until early wednesday morning.
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