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sfo. a live look. wet tarmac good morning, america. as we come on the air, the suspected texas serial bomber dead. >> the brave men and women of the austin police department put their lives on the line tonight to stop this man from setting off bombs. >> the showdown with law enforcement. the suspect, a 24-year-old white male blowing himself up in a car as a s.w.a.t. team moved in. how they tracked him down and the new warning this morning. police saying more explosive devices could be out there. we're live on the scene with the latest. also breaking right now, the winter storm emergency. the dangerous nor'easter hitting right now. 17 states from indiana to massachusetts on alert this morning. some areas already getting a foot of snow. now schools shut down across major cities. new york city and philadelphia included. thousands of flights canceled
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coast to coast. while in the west this morning, evacuations as heavy rains move in. officials now warning that downpours could be even heavier than the ones that caused those deadly mudslides. and breaking their silence, three women taking on president trump. the former "playboy" model, the adult film star and the reality tv contestant suing to tell their stories in what we're now learning about stormy daniels and that polygraph test. good morning, america. who is ready for more snow? >> not us. >> neither one of you. well, the snow is it coming down. it's coming down here in times square as a major nor'easter is hitting and there you can take a look at the roads in stafford, virginia. better be safe out there. >> yes, indeedy. it is the fourth nor'easter in just three weeks.
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tens of millions of americans in the path of heavy snow, strong winds and coastal flooding. >> we'll have much more in a moment. but first, the relief setting in in parts of the country. the breaking news, the suspected serial bomber in texas is now dead after that showdown with a s.w.a.t. team. here's what we know at this hour. the suspect is a 24-year-old white male. he did kill himself blowing himself up. they believe he's linked to six explosive devices that killed two people. let's get right to our senior national correspondent matt gutman on the scene in austin with the latest. matt, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, david. still an active crime scene. you can see behind me how many police cruisers are there. s.w.a.t. teams and others had been trailing this suspect for at least 12 hours. finally they caught him just beyond that hotel. he set up a bomb inside his vehicle. the blast was powerful enough to knock back one of the officers who returned fire.
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the suspect inside that vehicle is already dead. authorities say the man they believe is responsible for terrorizing the city of austin is now dead. >> we had surveillance teams looking for this suspect and we ultimately located the vehicle that this suspect was known to be driving and witnesses told us he was driving and, in fact, we found that at a hotel right up the road here in round rock. as members of the austin police department s.w.a.t. team approached the vehicle, the suspect detonated a bomb inside the vehicle, knocking one of our s.w.a.t. officers back and one of our s.w.a.t. officers fired at the suspect as well. >> reporter: atf special agent in charge told me that the fbi, police and the atf joined forces and used some old-fashioned
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detective work to find the man responsible for seven bombs that resulted in two dead, four injured. you had six devices that were different, how did you figure out they were all linked. >> to the public they may have looked different. when the atf bomb technicians were able to put those devices back together the components that were used were very similar. >> reporter: nuts and bolts used were the same and did they use them in additional bombs. >> every bomber has a signature and once they find some successful way to make their bomb they usually stick with that. one thing that was consistent in these devices there were nails and screws in these.
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>> reporter: they were able to they say the threat may not be over. not only more concern that packages circulating in the mail might land some place soon, officials believe know where this suspect lived, they have gone into the house but they're doing so very gingerly, they're concerned there may be booby traps inside. our chief justice correspondent pierre thomas is with us. our contributor and former fbi agent brad garrett also with us this morning. pierre, let's begin with you. this is really something. authorities zeroed in on this hotel. he then leaves in the vehicle. they surround him at that ditch. he then blows himself up. you learned that it was that sixth device that did not detonate that had the clues and the keys that unlocked this.
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>> that's right, david. classic police work. we're told by sources last night that the fact that the suspect had used fedex was likely going to be the big break in the case and it sure looks like it was. fedex was able to quickly give law enforcement tracking information from that second package that had bomb that did not detonate. that led them to the precise drop-off points and from there they were able to talk to witnesses, get surveillance footage which led them to the suspect, david. >> incredible police work, brad. they were doing public pleas on the one hand but not telling the public about the fast work they were doing on this sixth device. i do want to ask you about what we just heard from authorities there saying there is relief but it is cautious relief, because they want to make sure there aren't other bombs out there and that this was a lone wolf or at confirm both of those things. >> you got to find the location where he's building the bombs because he had to have a safe place to assemble and locate that. has he dropped any other bombs at locations prior to the police
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getting on to him where he ultimately killed himself? so, there's still a circle to fill here. >> brad, we know very little about this suspect who blew himself up. 24 years old, white male but they did say they have to notify his next of kin. what does this tell you? >> well, it tells you that they have a large comfort level that this is a lone wolf, that he did this alone and i'll tell you, david, that's typical, typically what you have in these type of bombings, it's an individual, he has a grudge, he wants to be famous and he does it on his own. >> pierre, we have been saying several mornings in a row here on "gma" that community and those children, the schoolchildren who couldn't even have the school buses come pick them up, so we have to point out significant relief in a community grateful to quick work from authorities overnight. >> reporter: you know, as someone who has a child in school, i can tell you those people feel much, much better this morning. but as they've said, there's much more work to be done and have to make sure there are no more packages that are
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circulating out there and also have to make sure this man had no support. >> and, of course, we'll continue to follow it. thanks to pierre and brad, thanks. >> great police work. >> absolutely. now to the nor'easter that is hitting bringing a foot of snow to some areas. more than 3,000 flights have been canceled so far and schools shut down in at least six states. we have team coverage up and down the east coast. rob is starting us off right here in times square and as we came on the air it began to snow. >> good morning, robin. snow coming down in new york city. beginning to piling up on the sidewalks. into the fourth nor'easter. it's not only the game in town. on the west coast, a big storm out there. let's deal with the nor'easter first. look at the size of this thing. it's still snowing back into the ohio valley. the roads are getting a little bit dicey. main roads are okay at the moment. live shot from new jersey shows you just that. the west we go, the rain is coming down again, it came in yesterday afternoon and san
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francisco getting 3/4 of an inch of rain. and another wave coming in tonight. another one tomorrow. that one we're concerned about certainly for santa barbara and the burn areas. we could see up to 10 inches of snow or more than that here in new york city and the outskirts and for that coverage of our nor'easter, let's go live to whit johnson who's covering it for us in philadelphia, pennsylvania. good morning, whit. >> reporter: rob, good morning to you. we're in a little bit of a lull right now. overnight the conditions, we had snow, mix, uncomfortable i icy slush that you can see, it's hard to cut in. crunchy when you walk on it. incredibly dangerous driving conditions. people are bracing for what could be the worst storm of season in philadelphia.
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overnight, sleet, snow and rain slamming the northeast. as the fourth nor'easter in just three weeks wreaks havoc across 15 states. >> the longest winter of anybody's life. >> reporter: even though spring has officially begun scenes like these tell a different story. the slick icy roads causing multiple car accidents in pennsylvania to maryland including this violent collision in carroll county that left one person dead. >> we've had, i think, our share of the cold weather for this season. >> reporter: new jersey declaring a state of emergency while in new york the mayor closing all city schools. >> and everybody, get ready because we got some very unpredictable weather about to hit us. >> reporter: down south a recovery effort now under way following multiple tornadoes that left devastating damage to communities. >> you could hear, pop, pow, pow, pow, pow. at that moment my wife and i realized our lives could have been taken away from us. >> reporter: in this atlanta neighborhood, some homes were left shredded. roofs completely torn off. and one of the major concerns, here in philadelphia, take a look at these trees,
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they're worried about the more than foot of snow expected to fall. it's that wet, heavy snow capable of bringing down limbs and power lines. people here are sick of it by the way, the fourth nor'easter and it's only expected to get worse throughout the day. michael. >> i tell you what, whit, i think everybody is sick of it at this point and the roads out there are slick and dangerous as snow comes down. our mary bruce is in washington, d.c., where they are bracing for what could be the area's biggest snowstorm of the season. good morning, mary. >> reporter: hey, michael. good morning. well, the snow and sleet is just starting to come down here but this city isn't taking any chances as you mentioned. this is expected to be the largest storm here of the season and already this region is shutting down, all of the major school districts are closed. the federal government, the area's largest employer, is closed too and here is why. check out this highway here behind me. this is one of the major arteries into downtown d.c. and these roads are getting slick. already nearby in virginia we're seeing the snow piling up on the roads there too.
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now, we've seen salt trucks out here pretreating the road, the snowplows are standing by. authorities here are hoping they can prevent this from becoming a messy and treacherous commute. now, normally at this hour this would be pretty bumper to bumper traffic now. as you can see fairly light. not that many cars out here and authorities are hoping they can keep it this way, michael. >> thank you, mary. i guess a lot of areas don't look bad right now but later on. >> that's right. >> you may be surprised. and some people are trying to outrace the storm like those heading to the airport leading to a lot of flight cancellations across the country. abc's gio benitez is at laguardia airport in new york where they're trying to get out before the storm hits major time. good morning, gio. >> reporter: they are, robin. good morning to you. they are trying to get out of here. in fact, they're trying to get on early morning flights right now but take a look at these boards. these are the arrivals and departures -- red, red, red all the way down. so many flights canceled here. i want you to take a look at
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these numbers across the nation because what we're seeing already this morning, more than 3300 flights canceled across the u.s. that's three times as many flight cancellations as those previous nor'easters earlier this month. more than 2,000 of those cancellations coming from right here in new york, where we're bracing for as much as ten inches of snow from the storm, which will continue to pound the region through late tonight. so no matter where you are in this country, if you have a flight today, check with your airline because some have already issued travel waivers. robin. >> all right, gio, thanks very much. as we say, pack a lot of patience if you're heading to the airport. >> absolutely, robin. major down pours are coming. to hit the same areas e devastated by those recent mudslides. ka kayena whitworth with more. >> reporter: we have 30,000 people under mandatory evacuation orders and the rain is just starting to come down.
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it's already covering my feet in. more rain than the january 9th storm that caused those devastating mudslides. it destroyed homes like this one. their yard is full of bowleders. emergency services here started evacuating people here yesterday. the national guard are here. they're on stand by. the santa barbara fire department is prepositioning vehicles and they have brought in extra staff as well. they're just trying to get people out of harm's way as this storm is barrelling down on a place that's already been devastated. they have can cleared out 50,000 truckloads of debris from the catch basins in this area and we're expecting the heavier rain to come in this afternoon and tonight. but still this area remains under a flash flood watch until thursday. michael. >> all right, thank you so much, kayna. the latest on these storms all
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morning long. to the meantime, other news breaking. eye-opening headline by involving president trump after that phone call with vladimir putin congratulating him on his re-election in russia, well, now "the washington post" is reporting that the president's own national security advisers warned him ahead of time not to congratulate putin even writing in all caps using note cards. let's get to our senior white house correspondent cecilia vega with much more on it. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: good morning. it's not just what president trump said during that phone call with vladimir putin, it is also what he did not say that has some in his own party angry this morning. the oval office announcement that sparked backlash in washington. >> i had a call with president putin and congratulated him on the victory, his electoral victory. we had a very good call. >> reporter: this morning raising even more questions. "the washington post" reporting that president trump's national security team warned him not to congratulate vladimir putin for
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his election win during that phone call, explicitly writing in capital letters on his briefing papers, do not congratulate, but that is exactly what he did. the president also announcing he will soon sit down for a face-to-face with the russian leader and that did not go over well with senator john mccain. he said, quote, an american president does not lead the free world by congratulating dictators on winning sham elections. what did not come up in that phone call, the president reportedly ignoring talking points instructing him to condemn russia's apparent role in the uk poison attack on a former russian spy and his daughter. and also no mention of the other elephant in the room. >> the president did not raise the issue of russian meddling in the election. >> i do not believe it came up on this specific call. >> reporter: this, as the
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president ramps up attacks on robert mueller's probe into possible ties between moscow and team trump, president trump ignored our questions. >> do you want robert mueller fired, mr. president? >> thank you very much. >> reporter: and the kremlin is saying this morning that the president has ordered his new secretary of state nominee mike pompeo to set up this meeting between him and vladimir putin, robin. >> all right, cecilia, thank you very much. let's get another check of the weather with rob. >> robin the snow shield across the nor'easter will be expanding and intensifying this afternoon. the interstates okay for now in secaucus, new jersey. this thing heads off to sea. here are some of the snow totals we expect in the cities. i think we'll see over a foot in some spots. on this the first full day of spring. on west coast, montecito last night, torrential rain band was coming down. more coming into the burn areas
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susceptible to mudslides. look at the size of this storm out in the middle of the pacific. the moisture coming from the pacific. the radar is lit up once again today. los angeles county, you'll get a piece of the action. there are evacuations for the creek fire in los angeles. evacuations for the thomas fire and we're looking for winter storm watches. above 8,000 feet. most of this will come in the form of rain. time now for a check of your snowy cities.
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good morning, i'm "abc 7 news" meteorologist mike nicco. get ready for periods of rain and mielter breezes tonight. it's going to be dry sunday and saturday going to be wet. here is a look at the temperatures. load to mid 60s along the coast and mid to upper 60s for the rest of us. heavy at times and temperatures in the mid to upper 50s. busy morning already and a lot more to come. here coming up, the women taking on president trump. a former "playboy" model suing now to break her silence about an alleged affair. her lawyer right here on "gma." and facebook under fire on that data breach. its executives called to capitol hill today. okay, what about here? yup. nice! my screen didn't crack. thank goodness.
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. good morning east bay, let's get up and get going. this is abc 7 mornings. >> good morning i'm jessica castro from abc 7 mornings and an unusual hearing starts this morning in san francisco over climate change. oakland and san francisco suing who they consider being a big offender. the oil company. costing them hundreds of millions of dollars. the lawyers say these claims have no merits. they want to be educated on climate change. >> we have a serious crash in the south bay taking you down to a new sig alert near bird avenue. a vehicle hit a pedestrian. not sure what they were doing on the roadway. one lane open for the next 20 minutes or so.
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now your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> good morning, showing moderate rain on the richmond bridge. we're going to have periods of rain, light to moderate today and the storm is one on the storm impact scale. winds are okay. here is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, if you're going to be commuting, get ready for weather weather. it gets heavy tonight as the storm becomes moderate with thunderstorms possible through tomorrow morning, jessica. >> mike, thank you. we'll have another update in about 30 minutes and always on the app and join the team for abc 7 mornings
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welcome back to "gma." you're looking live at the roads in virginia at the fourth nor'easter this month. 17 states are on alert. from indiana to massachusetts. a foot of snow already coming down in some areas. more than 3,000 flights canceled and schools in at least six states have been shut down. >> a lot of schools will have to make up some time with all the time they're missing? >> some are talking about saturdays. i hate to say it. might happen. the other top headlines we're following, the suspected texas serial bomber is dead. authorizes say he blew himself up during a showdown with a s.w.a.t. team overnight. police are still warning people to be on alert for more explosive devices that could be out there. a hero school resource officer is being praised for taking down a 17-year-old gunman who opened fire at a high school
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in maryland tuesday. this just days before the march on our lives. the shooter is now dead. the two students are recovering. one is in critical condition. want you to take a look at this rescue. good samaritans banding together to save a driver from a burning car in pennsylvania flipping it over and pulling the driver out. that person lucky to be alive this morning. >> wow. >> incredible. >> heroes. we begin with that new trouble for president trump. three women now pursuing legal action, one over a case of alleged harassment and two others over alleged affairs and in a moment right here, the attorney for former "playboy" model karen mcdougal will join us, and we'll ask him why she wants out of the agreement she once signed. but first, linsey davis is here with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. karen mcdougal is certainly anxious to share her story, so is stormy daniels. she has more than half a million followers on twitter and quite a
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few detractors on the social media site as well. now stormy daniels' first public comment about her relationship with donald trump is coming in the form of a tweet firing back at a critic. an emboldened stormy daniels taking to twitter to rebuff a critic who suggested the adult movie star just disappear claiming no one cares she slept with the president of the united states 12 years ago. to that she tweeted, technically i didn't sleep with the potus 12 years ago. there was no sleeping. he, he, and he was just a goofy reality tv star. but i digress. people do care that he lied about it, had me bullied, broke laws to cover it up, et cetera, and p.s., i'm not going anywhere. on tuesday, her attorney released this picture of what he says stormy daniels taking a polygraph in 2011. why release the results of a polygraph in 2011 now. >> she passed that test with flying colors. quite honestly, we're taken aback by some of the accusations that she attempted to shake down the president in 2016 and fabricated a story to impact the election.
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it's completely bogus and the polygraph test results show that. >> reporter: according to documents provided by daniels in the opinion of the administrator of the polygraph, she was truthful about having sex with trump. and now more lawsuits this morning, centering around donald trump's alleged extramarital relationships. the latest from former "playboy" model karen mcdougal, the 46-year-old is now suing the publisher of "the national enquirer" alleging she was tricked into signing an agreement to keep quiet about an alleged affair with trump. mcdougal filed it tuesday against american media inc. and she says they promised her $150,000, two magazine covers and 24 months of articles or columns, but she insists that many of those articles never materialized. and had a 10-month relationship with her after meeting during the shooting of an "apprentice" episode at the mansion. >> come on over. wow.
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beautiful. >> reporter: ami tells abc news the suggestion that ami silenced her is completely without merit. adding, they have published several of her columns and claim she is not responding to repeated requests for a photo cover shoot for men's journal. a victory tuesday for former "apprentice" contestant summer zervos. a new york court denied trump's attorney's request to have a defamation suit against the president dismissed. she accused trump of groping her back in 2007 and now accusing him of defaming her during a 2016 presidential campaign by saying she lied. an attorney for president trump says they plan to appeal. stormy daniels' attorney says he purchased video of her polygraph tests for $25,000 because he learned other parties were attempting to get it too destroy it. as for mcdougal she says she was misled about the deal and only recently learned her former lawyer reportedly discussed her deal with trump's personal lawyer, michael cohen. david. >> all right, linsey, thank you. we're joined by karen mcdougal's attorney peter stris.
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thanks for being with us. i know it's almost hard for people to keep track of what we're talking about. this is the former "playboy" model who is now suing the publisher of "the national enquirer." after she signed an agreement to keep quiet about an alleged relationship with donald trump. your client signed it. did she fully understand they were buying the rights to her story with no intent to publish it, what many call catch and kill in the industry. >> so, she didn't fully understand anything about the contract. but the real issue is this is not a hush agreement. i mean, there's a provision in the contract that says she can respond to legitimate press inquiries. >> but i did read the complaint and you were pretty open about what she did understand at the time. you say that they told her that they would buy the story not to publish it because the ceo was a close friend of mr. trump and she thought it would give her the best of worlds. she could make some money and that she could revitalize her career. if she knew all of this, some would say why sue now? it seems opportunistic?
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>> well, let me say two things. first, there's a big difference between knowing that "the national enquirer" is not going to publish her story and that you can't sell it to someone else and thinking that you can't respond to legitimate press inquiries when "the new yorker" or "the new york times" or "wall street journal" contacts you. so, i would resist that but as far as why now, it's only recently come out through reporting and other sources that there was wholesale collusion between david pecker's company, karen's own lawyer and michael cohen, donald trump's fixer, so this is a very new development. >> i know you allege they were all in cahoots, the collusion as you say, but did she make the money? did she make the $150,000? >> she was -- she received $82,000 of it and the lawyer got the rest. >> and they promised to publish her columns. did they? >> they didn't make good on virtually any of the things they promised. >> how many columns did they publish? >> i don't know the exact number. maybe two dozen instead of well over 100. >> a couple dozen columns and
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the money, again, how will you answer critics out there who say this simply sounds opportunistic that she's trying to take advantage of the moment? >> i think they're pretty easy questions to answer because this publicity is not good for karen mcdougal. this is not going to make any money for karen mcdougal. tomorrow we would settle this case if american media gave up their rights, we would assign it to a nonprofit. she has no interest in making money. she wants out of this contract, not for opportunistic reasons, but because she wants to get out from under the thumb of a huge company that is essentially controlling her life. >> what does she ultimately hope will happen then? >> the contract will be voided so that she doesn't have to worry about constant, you know, tyranny of this company determining what she can say, what she can't say so on and so forth. she's going to speak once and she's going to set the record straight and then she wants to go back to a normal private life. >> you said if she gets through this she'll speak once.
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does she want money for that story? >> no. >> peter stris, thanks for being here. >> thank you very much. robin, back to you. >> all right, david. thanks very much. coming up, facebook is now facing a federal investigation in the midst of that privacy scandal. come on back. whoops. sorry. unlike ordinary diapers pampers is the first and only diaper that distributes wetness evenly into three extra absorb channels. they stay up to three times drier so babies can sleep soundly all night wishing you love, sleep and play pampers ♪
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facebook's stock dropping even lower in the fallout and this morning, facebook executives are heading to capitol hill. abc's chief business correspondent rebecca jarvis is here with more. good morning, rebecca. >> good morning, robin. that's right. with the stock price spiraling, and many now questioning whether their information is truly safe on the social network, abc news has learned that facebook's ceo mark zuckerberg plans to speak out in the next 24 hours with the hope of calming fears and rebuilding trust. this morning, pressure mounting on facebook following the cambridge analytica privacy scandal. the company's stock plugging nearly 10% in just the last two days. the federal trade commission now opening an investigation. the attorneys general in new york and massachusetts say they plan to jointly investigate both companies and later today facebook executives will face tough questions on capitol hill. >> how do we preserve the benefits of facebook while at the same time trying to combat the abuses?
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>> reporter: the controversy stemming from claims that cambridge analytica, a consulting firm with close ties to the trump campaign, pored over the information of up to 50 million facebook users obtained from the social media site by a third party. the data including details like age, race, marital status and interests based on likes, potentially valuable information that could be used to target and influence groups with political ads. cambridge analytica says it deleted the data as soon as it discovered it was improperly obtained. this, as newly released undercover video captured by britain's channel 4 reportedly shows an executive from cambridge analytica explaining how they could saturate the internet. >> just put information into the bloodstream to the internet and then, and then watch it grow. give it a little push every now and again so it's unattributable. untrackable.
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>> reporter: cambridge analytica allegedly created and spread the term crooked hillary. >> and then we made -- we created hundreds of different kinds of creative and we put it online. >> reporter: the backlash on social media fierce with thousands now using the #deletefacebook. something some like 43-year-old mother of one lydia marquez have actually done. >> i was not only jeopardizing my own privacy, but also privacy of my child, of my friends and of my family. >> reporter: facebook putting out this statement, the entire company is outraged we were deceived. we're committed to vigorously enforcing our policies to protect people's information and will take whatever steps are required to see that this happens. >> rebecca, a lot of facebook users and they want to know is there a way to check what information facebook has on us? >> there is, robin, and i think it'll blow people away to see truly how much information they can gather. so you're going to go on your facebook feed to the right-hand
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side, to settings here on the right-hand side, and then that will take you to a new page where you'll see this over here on the left-hand side that says ads. click here on the left-hand side where it says ads, then click here on your categories and finally that's going to take you to a page that shows your categories, now here is where the information really is. u.s. politics, that's going to say what they've gleaned from you clicking around on facebook what your politics very likely would be, it says here when you've traveled, they can track how often you're traveling so they know, for example, if they've got an advertiser on the platform that wants to sell to you because you're a frequent traveler they will know this from your profile. >> can you turn it off? but you have to know to turn it off. >> you have to know to turn it off, david, and there are a couple of things you can do, make sure when you go into apps make sure that you're limiting the access that facebook can have. that's a very simple thing everyone can do whenever they download an app and it asks, do you want to give facebook
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access? >> great information. >> this is fascinating. >> we're going to do it again on "world news tonight." >> you just plugged your show again. >> i try. >> come on. >> i know. it's pretty decent. check it out sometime. >> you know what, as hard as you're working day and night, you deserve that. >> make sure you check it out on "world news" if you missed it here. coming up, we'll track that nor'easter as it barrels up the east coast. states of emergency are already declared. ♪ we get so busy, day to day. we don't get the chance to connect. i think surprising my mom with a night ski trip would just be the biggest gift that i could give her. director: lets make that happen. she's gonna be so excited. ♪ introducing the suv equipped to make your first-ever happen. the first-ever ford ecosport is here.
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back now with the concerns with two pay jr. storms on both coasts. o the pineapple express is bringing heavy rain to california, already seeing some of that last night. more rain coming in right now. they have dealt with some torrential rains in montecito and that's where kayna whitworth is right now. >> reporter: good morning. we have 30,000 people under mandatory evacuation orders right now. it's already covering my feet in the streets. they're expecting this to be the bigger storm of the season. bigger than january 9th. they brought in national guard the santa barbara fire department is prepositioning vehicles and they have extra staff on hand as well. the heaviest bands are coming through this afternoon and tonight. rob. >> rough stuff coming for sure. kayna, look at this, maybe 10 inches.
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good morning south bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. > good morning, i'm jessica castro from abc 7 mornings. we have a stormy day ahead of us. let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco with the forecast. >> we're on storm watch no matter what you are doing outside, use caution because of the wet weather. here is a look at the live doppler 7, temperatures in the low to mid 60s and mid to upper 60s elsewhere. heavier rain tonight and thunderstorms a two moderate on the storm impact scale. >> a lot of crashes and red showing up on the traffic map. the sig alert in the south bay. things have improved. pedestrian hit on southbound 280 before bird avenue and that's the lighter side of traffic. southbound 680 through walnut creek, soggy and slow going, jes
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. the latest on the suspected texas serial bomber, dead after a showdown with law enforcement. a 24-year-old white male blowing himself up in a car as the s.w.a.t. team moved in. the new warning right now as authorities say more explosive devices could be out there. that fourth nor'easter hitting right now. it is a winter storm emergency with 17 states on alert at this hour. the snow coming down quickly all over the east coast. they're expecting more than a foot of snow in some places. schools shut down, thousands of flights canceled. rob and the storm team tracking the latest. consumer alert. the popular home improvement service home adviser under fire this morning. who is really being sent to your home to help you and have they even had background checks? get ready to laugh.
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what's got "snl" alums amy poehler, maya rudolph, ana gasteyer, rachel dratch and tina fey all back together. they're headed to wine country. and here to sing us into wednesday. sean paul, becky g., and david guetta with "mad love." and they're here to say -- >> all: good morning, america. >> no mad love for this weather right now. >> that's true. >> that's about it. >> just mad. >> just plain mad. good morning, america. >> yes, yes, good morning to everybody thought there. let's take a look at the capitol, snowing out there. you can barely see it with all that snow coming down. schools closed in washington, d.c., this morning and at least five other states closed schools as well. >> a lot more on the nor'easter coming up in a moment. first breaking news, the texas bombing suspect now dead this morning after a showdown with a s.w.a.t. team overnight. let's get right back to abc's
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matt gutman on the scene in austin for us this morning. good morning, matt. >> reporter: david, just over the past few minutes, we have been able to confirm the name of the suspect. it's mark anthony conditt. police have begun to enter what believes is his home. his demised just a few hours ago was incredibly dramatic. after 19 days of terrorizing this city, s.w.a.t. teams approached him and then they rammed him with their van. at some point there was an explosion in his vehicle, it blew out all the windows and apparently killed him. it knocked one of the officers of that s.w.a.t. team back. conditt was already dead inside. he caused two deaths in seven bombings. >> we were able to do some digging and identify this individual and over the last 48
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hours able to put this together that this was our suspect. >> reporter: they're focusing on other things, did he have accomplices and other packages in circulation that's a major concern, because nobody knows where those packages could end up. meaning that this event, this serial bomber has not yet been completely neutralized and of course the most nagging question for officials here is, why? they still do not have a motive here. david. matt, thanks very much. important for everyone to remaining vigilant. >> absolutely. absolutely and now we go to that nor'easter. tens of millions of americans are in its path from indiana to massachusetts and rob, you've been tracking it all. where is the snow headed now? >> for some people here in the northeast, this could be the heaviest snowfall of the season. for a lot of people on the west this is your strongest rain event of the season. they're sandbagging across los angeles county, ventura county.
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we're concerned about with mudslides with all the rain coming in. driving right into central and southern california, flood watches are posted there. santa barbara county, los angeles county, and winter storm warnings posted as well. most of this will fall in the form of rain. another wave coming this afternoon. and another wave coming tonight and tomorrow morning with santa barbara potentially getting the brunt of this, anywhere from 3 to 6 inches of rainfall, potentially up to 10 in some. that could be debilitating and could caused mudslides again as we head into the first full day of spring. >> all right. now to new details on that school shooting in maryland. just days before the march for our lives a school resource officer stopping the 17-year-old gunman who wounded two students.
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our kenneth moton is in great mills, maryland, with the details. good morning, kenneth. >> reporter: good morning, robin. 1400 students were inside great mills high school at the time of this shooting. terrifying moments, students hid under their desks inside classrooms tuesday morning. investigators say the gunman, 17-year-old student austin wyatt rollins shot and injured a 14-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl. as officials try to figure out the motive, they're praising the actions of blaine gaskill who exchanged gunfire with the shooter who later died. one week ago students participated in a national school walkout pushing for tougher gun laws and some are expected to attend the march for our lives rally saturday in d.c. still no word if the gunman died from that shootout or a self-inflicted gun shot. that 14-year-old victim is stable this morning, but that 16-year-old girl, robin, she is still in critical condition. >> and we're thinking of both of those that were shot, but thank goodness for that resource officer who took action. coming up, we have an important story for all parents about cyberbullying. one family's urgent warning.
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and your reward is "pop news" now with adrienne bankert. a.b., bring it. ♪ let's get it started ♪ let's get it started in here okay, that's probably what the surgeon was telling jimmy kimmel when he got a colonoscopy. the comedian turned 50 in november which means it's time for his very first colonoscopy. so who better than katie couric to be his tour guide of sorts, encouraging and guiding him through the whole thing and picked him up first thing in the morning and helped him with the prep. take a look. >> i'll put the gown on and then we'll do this. >> we'll do this thing. >> okay. >> jimmy, you ready? >> yeah, i need help with the -- my -- the gown is like -- am i in the wrong gown? this is embarrassing. [ applause ] >> of course. always the comedian.
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ahead of the procedure jimmy asked the doctor to double-check her skills with a little practice on the game of operation. good news for jimmy, everything looked great. he's got another ten years before his next checkup. not something to play around with. get your colonoscopy. >> especially at 50. >> yes, or even earlier for a lot of people. >> yes. if you're at risk you should have it earlier than that. >> he's such a good sport and katie couric has done great work on colon cancer and getting the word out. >> her passion project. next up, "the handmaid's tale" is known for its dark version of the new york future. the cast need something to blow off steam, right? it turns out they watch "the bachelor." star madeline brewer reveals they have "bachelor" viewing parties and have a rating the show. have to wonder with the backlash around arie this past season how he would fare with -- >> what backlash? >> what are you talking about? >> he went back, literally -- >> he did. >> rewind. that's right.
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finally for a glass. poehler, and maya rudolph together again? "wine country." >> oh, boy. >> art imitating life, right? i think a lot of women will be able to relate to this story. all the funny ladies on a girls trip, longtime friends spend a weekend getaway to celebrate a 50th birthday. probably won't be having colonoscopies. just drinking wine. it starts filming later this month. >> i don't know. maya rudolph. tina fey. >> that's "pop news." >> thanks, adrienne. >> you're welcome. >> i just had to get that in there. >> the magic number today. >> 50 is the magic number. keep that in mind. we're going to turn to something slightly more serious and really important, a message that parents want to get out and we should be talking about it here. important warning for parents and their children about cyberbullying and amy robach has much more on that. >> reporter: this is a really huge issue for parents.
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melania trump leading with tech leaders at the white house tuesday as part of her initiative to combat online bullying and i recently sat down with two parents who lost their daughter who say cyberbullying is completely to blame. it was just over a year and a half ago that gabbie green and her family moved from michigan to panama city beach, florida. gaby started the sixth grade in a brand-new school. >> as a 12-year-old girl, she developed quicker. that possibly made her stand out, you know, in her beauty and talent and confidence. >> she began to be bullied by not only, you know, some students but the teachers there at the school system, you know, some administrators and we feel like it started there, you know, really no support system. when she went to school, she had all the love in the world but when she came home, but those days at school, those eight hours she would spend, you know, she would be isolated and manipulated and demoralized. >> reporter: her parents say it began on social media.
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>> they put memes out. >> with a gun to her head. >> reporter: they went to the school for help but the online bullying only grew worse and at times became physical until one day in january of this year, the situation turned deadly. it sounds like as parents you knew what was happening, you were on top of it, you went to the school multiple times. you talked to your daughter. >> we tried. we definitely tried. >> and this happened at 3:30, 4:00 in the afternoon while she was getting ready for church. >> reporter: the greens say gabby had been receiving harassing texts all day. what were they saying? >> they were saying they were going to spread rumors about her. > should just -- they were telling her she should just kill herself. nobody liked her. >> reporter: it had only been 15 minutes since they last saw gabbie when they say they found her phone with a classmate still on the line. according to police, he said gabby told him she just tried to hang herself and that he responded by saying, if you're going to do it, just do it, and that's when they found gabbie in her closet. >> did you ever think it was even possible that she would take her own life?
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>> never. >> never. >> not her. >> never. >> not her because she was brave and strong and she knew how to encourage people that maybe had those thoughts in the past. >> why did gabbie kill herself? >> we think that she just wanted people outside of her house to notice that something was wrong. >> she wanted somebody to listen to her at school. she went to them -- >> do you think she wanted to die? >> no. >> no. >> she wanted one person at that school to pat her on the back and say it's okay. >> reporter: the school saying we are so very sorry for the tragic loss suffered by the green family. upon the advice of our legal counsel we are not able to discuss any specific details regarding this tragic situation. after her death panama city beach police charged two 12-year-olds with cyberstalking telling abc news that, while they did not find the cyberbullying was the sole cause of her death, cyberbullying was transpiring at the time of her
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death. are the two 12-year-olds who sent those messages to your daughter that day, who told her to just do it, are they responsible for your daughter's death? >> in part. >> in part, yeah. >> those administrators and school officials there need to for what they've allowed. be held responsible ultimately for what they've allowed. >> this is less about criminalizing these two 12-year-old students and more about holding the entire school system accountable? >> absolutely. by punishing the children all you're doing is putting a band-aid on the problem and you're not solving the problem. >> the greens told me they hope to see a curriculum change in schools and say, in addition to math and science and english classes, they hope we can teach our kids about empathy and kindness and life skills that are so important to the socialization of schools. >> they make such a great point, amy, in that we learn about being kind to one another in kindergarten. simple lesson like that but we never hear about it again. >> that's right. they want it from kindergarten
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all the way to 12th grade, every child should be reminded that kindness matters. >> we can use it in adulthood too. >> yes, we could. >> you were great with those parents. thank you, amy. over to rob for the "gma" moment. >> you know, folks have been -- thank you, nice to hear. folks have been giving me grief about all these nor'easters and the cold air. but we're not the only ones. northern europe, the uk, they have been getting it too. this is just south of london. these foxes, they're doing a little trampoline playing with one, two, three inches on the ground there just south of london. they've got it too. i would encourage you all to take a stiff upper lip when it come to this next nor'easter coming through. hope your weather is better good morning, i'm "abc 7 news" meteorologist mike nicco. get ready for periods of rain and mielter breezes tonight. it's going to be dry sunday and saturday going to be wet. here is a look at the temperatures. load to mid 60s along the coast
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and mid to upper 60s for the rest of us. heavy at times and temperatures in the mid to upper 50s. you missed us. serenading. >> we were singing. >> "beautiful day." >> i think they're lucky they missed us. >> yes, they are. i wrote the song with india arie singing it and we prove the why she sang it. we have a consumer alert about the popular home improvement service home adviser. the city of san francisco is suing, accusing the company of false advertising, paula is here with that. >> home adviser is such a popular company that so many people use. home adviser boasts they can find a pro for any home improvement project across the country and that these pros are background checked but the d.a. office in san francisco is throwing down the hammer, alleging that in many cases these pros aren't background checked at all. you've seen the commercials on tv --
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>> millions of homeowners trust home adviser. >> reporter: home adviser promising an easy gateway to connect over 11 million homeowners with over 100,000 local and prescreened professionals for any home improvement need in cities across america. >> i use home adviser to get matched with background check pros who can do the exact job i need. >> reporter: but this morning, the company is under fire and facing legal action. the san francisco district attorney calling home adviser's radio and tv ads false and misleading in a new lawsuit alleging that the commercials are, quote, likely to deceive consumers into believing that all service professionals hired who come into their homes have passed criminal background checks. >> we have tried to get them to take the ads off. they have refused so we filed action against them. >> reporter: on its website, home adviser says it uses criteria to screen professional businesses including licensing, sex offender and criminal record searches as well as identity verification but the d.a. says
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those checks are not comprehensive, writing in the lawsuit, the only person who undergoes a background check is the owner/principal of the independent business saying that subcontractors often do not experience the same level of background checks if checked at all. >> what they do is they lead the consumer to believe that even a vulnerable person can be left alone with a home adviser contractor and they can rest assured that this person is one that is trustworthy and the reality is that they don't know because they haven't backgrounded those people. >> reporter: this lawsuit in california is another blow to home adviser. they've been plagued by complaints in other cities by consumers saying they've been affected by dishonest contractors. >> this was supposed to be brick all the way around. >> reporter: in these specific cases, home adviser offered to help find a resolution or even a refund. and while in san francisco, the district attorney says this lawsuit is the result of a year-long investigation by its consumer protection unit.
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overnight, home adviser telling abc news we do not comment on ongoing legal matters. now, the d.a. wants home adviser to stop broadcasting false advertising and pay the civil penalties. they filed this lawsuit because home adviser refused a cease and desist order back in december so a trial date is set but they're claiming they're inviting strangers into their homes. >> paula, thank you very much. michael, we have some special guests? >> yes, we do, robin. thank you very much. we have some special guests who will tell us the secrets to finding more purpose and profit in your 9:00 to 5:00 job. something we all strive to do. we have the billionaire founder of virgin group, sir richard branson with us, and two of the authors of the new book and the new book is called "weconomy." we have his daughter holly branson and craig keilburger here with us. thank you all for joining us. >> thank you. >> thank you very much. [ applause ] >> holly, i want to ask you, a lot of people are ago weconomy. what is weconomy? >> i wrote the book to write about a way of doing business where profit and purpose balance each other as opposed to more
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traditional ways, which was solely about making money and your bottom line and by purpose we mean the businesses should be doing all they can, not the least they can get away with in all areas of their business from doing the right thing for their employees and valuing their employees, giving their customers good choices, giving back in the community, making sure they've got ethical supply chains and also doing their bit for the planet. it doesn't have to be just big businesses, all size businesses, and also very important for individuals to get involved, as well. >> i love that from the businesses to the individuals and not doing just what you can get away with but doing as much as you can. i love that. sir richard, you're one of the most successful people in the world and you're admired around the world. [ applause ] for just that. for giving back through your companies and what are some tips for people out there who want to be just like you? >> i'm not going to be like just like anybody else but i think if people want to start a business, a business is simply coming up with an idea to improve people's
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lives. if you come up with that idea my slogan is screw it, just get on and do it. and then, you know, try, try to spend your life doing something that's going to make a positive difference. you know, like this book, that makes -- you know so when you get to the age of 80 or 90 you can look back on your life and feel you've made a difference in people's lives. now, that's not going to be possible for everybody so, you know, for some people, you know they may just be working within another person's business and then they feed to draw a little circle around themselves, make sure they get themselves fit, healthy, and make sure to look after other people and in time, they may grow into being able to do something a little bit more than that. >> but in whatever role you're in you can make the most of that. >> exactly. >> and, craig, for you, you started, you know, we charity with your brother, you were 12
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years old. >> yes, when you were teenagers you were on "oprah." oprah winfrey's show. you were talking about your charity and she became a mentor to you as well. >> she did. she helped launch the we charity. and we read about sir richard branson and magic johnson and great people and there's a line where we joke and say the book will teach you how to be oprah and we don't mean that literally. but oprah's life embodied this idea that you can achieve profit with purpose and at the end of the day that's what everyone wants. today, tuesday morning, no one wants to go to work in that weather out there. you got to find a meaning, a purpose, a drive to get you out of bed in the morning, and so whether you are the ceo or whether you're the receptionist making the decisions about the ethical coffee you'll serve in the company, how to make sure every day your choices make this world a little better place. >> and we have a business student here and she has a question for you, sir richard. her name is mary. and, mary, would you please ask us your question. >> what habits do you practice
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daily to keep you motivated that we can incorporate into our daily lives? >> great question. great question. >> unless you look after yourself, you're not going to be able to look after other people, so what i do is i get up really early in the morning, i go and play tennis, you know, against somebody who is better than me. i actually work in the caribbean, work on an island, so not everybody can do that but i'm very lucky so i'll then go kite surfing. >> "weconomy" is out now and everyone in our audience is going home with a copy. [ applause ] we'll be right back. copy. [ applause ] we'll be right back.
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good morning north bay, let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> good morning, it is 8:27 i'm reggie aqui from abc 7 mornings. a usual hearing starts this morning in san francisco over climate change. oakland is and san francisco are suing who they consider a big offender. chevron oil company. the lawyers say the claims have no merit. the judge wants both sides to educate them on climate change today. educate me about the traffic. >> it is easy to tell you where it isn't slow than where it is. it is gridlock all over. about 50 incidents. and on the bridge and a 10 minute delay on the point lean due to weather and fremont
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now your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> the storm is here and it's a one on the storm impact scale light. light to moderate at times and winds up to 30-mile-per-hour and the wind comes up the shore and expect wet conditions no matter how you are cluting today and the strongest part of the strorm
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is tonight. >> another update in about 3 ♪ i'm still standing i've ever been ♪ welcome back to "gma." and, robin, you said it best. when we turn around and look at the snow coming down we're amazed we have this incredible audience with us this morning. thank you, guys. [ applause ] you know, but we got a little treat for you. we got a very talented actor who is going to join us here at our desk. he's getting animated in the new movie "sherlock gnomes." yeah, i love the title. we'll bring him to the table right now. give it up for james mcavoy. [ applause ] ♪ i'm still standing feeling better than i ever did ♪
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>> hello. hello there. how are you doing? [ applause ] >> sorry about that. >> good to see you. >> great. sit here? >> yes. >> thanks, guys. >> that's aaron and hope. they're lovely. >> i tried talking but they walked right on by. >> they're sort of starring. >> i've heard about gnomes. >> you know how to make an entrance. >> yes, we try. >> "sherlock gnomes," fantastic animated movie. but you're still quite a kid at heart. we got a videotape of you playing with some familiar action figures. >> oh, really. >> yeah, that's me. that was me recreating a scene in "c-men" because clearly i got too much time on my hands. >> a kid at heart. [ applause ] >> but when you're a kid at heart like that, what do you miss most about being a kid? >> oh, man, somebody asked me the other day. i think it's lying in bed and
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having enough time and space to imagine crazy stories and stuff like that. i don't find i have enough time to do that any more. i lie in bed worrying about not being able to get any sleep. which is so boring? >> speaking of stories we know the story of romeo and jewel quote but this is juliet. you play the gnome version. did you ever or do you love yard ggnomes. >> look, a lot has been said about my passion for garden noms and i don't really thinks it's fodder for daytime television. >> oh. >> it's a deep fashion, you know, it crosses the line every now and again. >> did you have them as a child? >> i actually did have a garden when i was growing up, i think my grandma had two or three in the front garden, the little usual with the wheelbarrow and the
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i'm gardening. >> wow like to see a little bit of the clip? [ applause ] ♪ >> what's going on here. >> apparently gnomes are going missing. >> yeah, they even promised us a big surprise and they did that when they said it was a bit ominous like we weren't going to get a surprise or if we do it was be unspeakably horrific but it may just be balloons. >> balloons. >> pretty amazing. star-studded cast. one of the producers, you did a lot of the recording by yourself. i'm curious of that star-studded cast. who would you like to spend a lot more time with. >> i think i'd love to do something with emily one day. i've done so much with her ish, kind of fakely in these recording scenarios when you're all on your own and would like
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to do secret with her for real one day. she is a great fun lady to work with. >> you have another movie coming out with samuel jackson. >> yes. >> this comes after "split." >> glass. >> i love "split" by the way. >> i'm scared of you in that movie. >> which person nail came to the table today. >> barry. barry is definitely here. >> okay, barry. >> yeah, no, it's sort of a bigger more expanded version of what we had last time and a bit more straight up conflict i'd say, maybe. it might not be. i think so. but i can't tell you too much because it's an -- >> we all have a favorite movie of yours. i was saying "the last king of scotland." it was one of the first things i ever saw. >> thank you. i was actually -- i was on an airplane coming to new york yesterday and there was a girl sitting opposite that way and she was choosing what to go through and what to watch. she kept going pass "the last king of scotland. catch "last king of scotland."
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>> we won't regret it. >> what did she go, "death of -- >> you have another project working with michael fassbender's wife alicia vikander. had you ever worked before. >> alicia and i met on the set of "apocalypse." she's an amazing actor, great lady and such a -- such energy on set. >> she is incredible. >> you have good energy as well. "sherlock gnomes," great cast. you've being a part of it. emily blunt, johnny depp, michael caine. mary j. blige and ozzy osbourne. >> wow. >> you talk about eclectic cast. >> we never get to hang until we do this. today we're all going to get to hang out together. yay, best friends, never met each other. what's that? >> but we appreciate you being here. we love everything you do. so talented and this is no
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different. it's "sherlock gnomes," it is in theaters on friday, make sure you check out james comey mcavoy, everybody. coming up we have the stars of the new "grey's anatomy" spin-off, "station 19." jaina lee ortiz here live. you want "streaming all you your favorite showsy. on the fastest internet" easy. you want "internet that helps you save on mobile" easy. you want "the best wifi you can pause with a tap." see? easy. time for bed. you want xfinity because it makes your life... simple. easy. awesome. get started with xfinity internet for $40 a month for 2 full years when you sign up for tv. plus, get 3x the speed of at&t and directv. click, call or visit a store today.
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man,er in happy. it is coming down outside covering the nor'easter. want to bring you a live shot
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there. standhope, new jersey, west of new york city already accumulating on the roads. dicey commute all day long and will continue to be the case. look at the side of this all the way back through the ohio valley developing into that coastal thrz that will not only bring snow, sleet, rain along the coast and wind, heavy snow that whips the winds over 50 potentially in boston tonight and tomorrow it may weigh down trees and take down power lines again with nor'easter number four. coastal flood alerts as well with at least two tidal cyclings. feels good to be inside when you look at the snow outside, right? good morning, i'm "abc 7 gh to moderate rain and nicco. tapered to scattered this afternoon and heavier tonight through tomorrow hooray for the first full day of spring.
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>> spring, yeah, right, rob. a look at the snow outside. we are here with two of the stars of the hot, new show "station 19." it's a spin-off of "grey's anatomy" that premieres toledo on abc and it's great to have jason george and jaina lee ortiz with us. jason, you are on "grey's anatomy" for seven years. >> hanging out for a minute. >> now you're switching over to "station 19." how is the switch going. >> the switch is cool. i got to say, you know, like to go from doing all this precise stuff with the doctor stuff but going around and swinging axes and jumping off ladders and stuff so, you know, my inner 10-year-old is having a good time. >> it sounds like one you're fixing people and the other you might need to be fixed. >> jaina, congratulations, you are the new first lady of shondaland. >> my gosh. >> yeah. >> thank you. thank you. >> kerry washington gave you great advice. >> yes, kerry, she's incredible. she actually really stressed the
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importance of, yes, i am the lead of this show, the female lead but there are other girls on my show too and she stressed the importance of supporting them and uplifting them because when i allow them to shine we all shine and i took -- [ applause ] we need that. >> about teamwork. >> yeah. >> even ellen pompeo tweeted about you. how does it feel to have the "grey's" cast behind you. >> that is my other family. so the fact that they're giving us the support and shonda is -- ellen is trying to pass a pa ton over a little bit and enough love for everybody on thursday nights. >> built-in fan base, yeah, made it even more special. >> we'll look at a clip of what everybody is so excited about. so here's a clip of "station 19." >> okay, everybody, let's get started. bring it in. >> hey.
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listen up. >> whoa. got my attention. okay. listen up. you guys, you had to go to firefighter school for this. >> yeah. >> but i heard you got in trouble. you were trying to overdo it. >> they put us through a boot camp and there's a thing called insurance that they have, so when we have 100-foot ladder on the truck and i'm trying to climb as high as i can and insurance is like, five steps and i'm like trying to get at 30 feet they start to get nervous. at 40 feet they're like, cut, jason, get down. and so but i'm going to make it to the top of the ladder. >> they need to hire your mom to stand down there. >> yeah. >> you know my mom. >> yeah, we all have that kind of mom. jaina, you met some female firefighters. what kind of advice did you get. >> two female captains. it was incredible just being in their presence and watching them give orders to the other guys at their station but, you know this, is my first show where i
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have a female boss and that feels incredible because i mean -- [ applause ] it was amazing. our show runner and executive producer, a shoutout to her, she is brilliant to have shonda rhimes behind this, she is the beyonce of tv, okay. >> the beyonce of tv. >> the beyonce and shonda rhimes of music. >> but i know one thing, they may be all that stuff but you guys are great at what you do. this show is fantastic. it's going to be a hit. looking forward to everybody getting a chance to check it out and the name of it, "station 19." listen up, see, everybody listened up. "station 19," it premieres tomorrow night at 9:00 p.m. eastern right here on abc. thank you guys for joining us. coming up, becky g, sean
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we are back now with not one, not two, but three music megastars here to perform their new hit. it is great to have sean paul, david guetta and becky g all here with us. our cool factor just went up. i mean you guys have been around all morning long in the halls. you just feel cooler. you're going to heat things up. >> we'll do that right now. >> you go the that magic touch. you have had a number of hit cross overcollaborations, how do you decide who to work with and how do you just the songs and everything. >> the song speaks to me and the rhythm speaks to me so thank
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david for having the best rhythm out there right now. thank you. [ applause ] thank you. and, yeah, me and becky did it up. >> yeah. you've worked with sia. i hear you have something dropping with her tomorrow. >> yes, exactly. tomorrow coming up. >> oh, my gosh. >> all of this is very exciting for me. >> we are excited about it too and, becky g, what's the experience like. >> incredible, working with two ogs in the music. they are the top oso it's an honor. >> you more than hold your own. they can't hold these poses over here much longer. you see. so are you ready to do this. are you ready? >> yes, ma'am. >> "mad love," sean paul, david guetta and becky g. [ applause ] ♪ ♪ becky g and david go, good
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morning america ♪ ♪ jiggle up your body jiggle up your sinting ♪ ♪ love me love me like that love me like we ain't never let go how you mean ♪ ♪ love me love me like that ♪ take your time and do it just like we were in jamaica or new york ♪ ♪ woop woop woop woop love me, love me like that ♪ ♪ love me give me some mad love ♪ ♪ watch the tempo watch the tempo ♪ ♪ watch the tempo watch the tempo ♪ ♪ watch the tempo watch the tempo love me give me some mad love ♪ ♪ baby girl 'cause me loving how your body fat gimme some of that ♪ ♪ loving how your booty pop when the beat drop ♪ ♪ come in my baby when you do it is a wrap ♪ ♪ love the energy when you fling it up back ♪ ♪ stepping in girl you peppering you ever look hot ♪ ♪ epic win girl, you know say you never yet flop ♪ ♪ i know i see weh mi wah fi attack ♪ ♪ mi eye deh pon she precise and exact ♪ ♪ good lord girl you going so
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bidi bang bang bang ♪ ♪ watch the tempo watch the tempo ♪ ♪ watch the tempo watch the tempo ♪ ♪ watched tempo watch the tempo ♪ ♪ watch the tempo watch the tempo ♪ ♪ love me give me some mad love yeah ♪ [ applause ] "gma's" concert series sponsored by pepsi. celebrating every generation. [drumming] one time, in new orleans, well, before it was even founded, a french teenager, bienville, scared away a british warship with just a story. and great stories kept coming. like when the military came and built the boats to win the war. [warplane] some are tales told around crowded tables.... [streetcar rumble] and others are performances fit for the stage. stella! cause for three hundred years, great stories have started the same way. one time, in new orleans. [crowd applause]
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>> announcer: tomorrow let's just say we highly suggest you watch "gma." >> highly recommend. >> announcer: because these big beauty "deals & steals," well, tell them, lara. >> they're incredible. >> announcer: they're all just for you. tomorrow, see for yourself on "good morning america." [ applause ] and before we go we want to say the book "weconomy" from sir brichd branson's daughter holly and craig keilburger is out now. everyone in our audience is getting a copy to take home. >> thanks for watching. i'm going to be one of the backup dancers. >> call us club "gma." thanks to sean paul, becky g.
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good morning bay area. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. good morning i'm reggie aqui from abc 7 mornings. good luck trying to stay dry. meteorologist, mike nicco has the forecast. >> creative ways, i would love to see them, hashtag them #abc7. winds up to 30-mile-per-hour. you can see the waves. heavier tonight so the storm ramps up to a two, drenchy rains and thunderstorms and back to a one friday and saturday. >> we have b.a.r.t. delays. on the road looking better. we had 55 incidents before, and now down to 38. southbound 680 and drive times slow through in novato. time now for "live with
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kelly and ryan," we'll see you again at 11:00 a.m. for the midday news and >> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan!" today, from the thriller "unsane," jay pharoah. and star of the film "midnight sun," bella thorne. plus, "dancing with the stars" judge carrie ann joins ryan at the cohost desk. all next on "live!" ♪ [cheers and applause] and now, here are ryan seacrest and carrie ann inaba! [cheers and applause] >> ryan: good morning! i got you. hi, guys. good morning. how you doing?


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