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with another update. "good morning america" starts right now. good morning, america. and breaking news this morning, the missile attack overnight striking a syrian air base. and if it wasn't the u.s., who was it? it comes after that alleged chemical attack killing dozens of civilians and president trump now calling syrian president assad an animal, promising a, quote, big price to be paid. will he act next? facebook fail. the social giant set this morning to alert 87 million users that their private information was shared. this, as mark zuckerberg heads to washington to face tough questions on capitol hill. under fire. self-help guru tony robbins facing fierce backlash over his comments about the me too movement. >> i'm not knocking the me too movement. i'm knocking victimhood. >> now apologizing after this video went viral. what he's saying this morning.
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the wild ride caught on camera, chasing a stolen church school bus swerving all over the road. a teenager behind the wheel. and why the pastor is now refusing to press charges. and it's april snow showers. two weeks into spring, this winter weather just won't quit. we're tracking more cold and snow for the northeast and midwest to start the week. good morning, america. we're happy to have david join us this morning. >> thank you. flash sale. one day only. >> we'll take that. amy, welcome back from vacation. >> thank you. >> i'm sure you thought you were going to come back to some warm weather. >> well, i was hoping so but not so much. we're all searching for spring but winter is sticking around. frustrating some americans this morning. take a look at this. yep, it is april 9th.
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crazy is right. hopefully rob could tell us when this weather will finally warm up. >> he is standing by with that. but we also have breaking news this morning. we're going to begin with the dangerous international tensions over that horrific attack in syria and news now on that new strike on syria after the suspected chemical attack killing 40 citizens, including women and children, in the city of douma, that's just outside the capital of damascus and president trump saying president putin, russia and iran are responsible for backing animal assad. big price to pay. russia now firing back this morning calling reports of the attack a hoax and warning of serious consequences. so let's go right to abc's chief global affairs correspondent, martha raddatz, who is with us this morning. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, david. these images are so disturbing the children, the families in such distress and already there are claims of retaliation. overnight, a watchdog group reporting 14 were killed in a missile attack on a syrian air base. pentagon officials say the u.s. is not conducting air strikes in syria. russia and syria claiming israel
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is responsible for the strike. this follows that suspected chemical attack in syria on saturday. these chilling images appear to show the aftermath. medical workers washing off young children and infants who are struggling to breathe. many of the images too graphic to show. entire families appear to have been killed by the attack. rebel activists and rescuers say at least 40 are dead. suffocating from an unknown substance. the suspected chemical attack came after a month's long siege on the rebel-held district of douma near damascus. while u.s. intelligence is assessing the strike, president trump called it a mindless chemical attack in a tweet and blamed president putin, russia and iran for backing animal assad. his first denunciation of russian president vladimir putin on twitter. the white house not ruling out a military response.
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>> can you rule out taking acti actions? >> reporter: it was just over a year ago when the images from this chemical attack in syria led president trump to order a missile strike on a syrian military airfield in retaliation. >> that crosses many, many lines, beyond a red line. >> reporter: but since that strike, according to human rights watch, there have been at least six other suspected chemical attacks in syria. u.n. ambassador nikki haley saying the u.s. and eight other nations will hold an emergency security counsel meeting today tweeting, strong action is needed. the regime of syrian president bashar al assad denies using chemical weapons saying the videos are fabricated. and russia is still backing assad, warning that any military intervention could lead to the most serious consequences. >> all right, so let's get right back to martha. because, martha, you and i were
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on the air just over a week ago when president trump suddenly announced on stage in ohio we'll be coming out of syria. words that surprised the pentagon, the state department and now this, he meets with top military leaders today? >> reporter: he does, david. president trump has a previously scheduled meeting with high-level military leaders at the white house. if the president decides on a military response, it could come quickly. last year the american military response took place less than three days after the chemical attacks. trump's comments last week you were talking about were about the fight against isis. this suspected chemical attack is being blamed on the syrian government and, david, as you know, given what the president has already tweeted, and knowing how he responds to images, i would not be at all surprised if he ordered a missile strike this time as well. >> we're watching this very closely throughout the day. thank you. let's get right to retired marine colonel steve ganyard. colonel ganyard, you heard martha report the last time the american response was just three days after the chemical attack. did the president strike on syria a year ago, in essence, to
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set a new red line here? does it rachet up the pressure to respond? >> the last time the u.s. struck the syrians were using chemical weapons. it was a warning. it really wasn't intended to degrade the syrian military. so they have now crossed that line when the president told them, don't do it again. so the president is going to have to, if he takes military action, do something much broader, something much tougher. it will be a strike that will be much larger than we saw a year ago. >> steve, if he does take action what does the u.s. have there ready to go? >> the u.s. keeps a lot of firepower in that part of the world as you can imagine, david. there are ships at sea. there are submarines that are capable of shooting tomahawk missiles. bombers can be moved into the area quite easily so, if the president does order some kind of a military action, there's plenty of firepower on hand to conduct that. >> steve, as you heard at the top assad now saying these videos are fabricated even as the world watches the suffering. you have got rt and russia now reporting that moscow is
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calling this fake news. how do you verify that a chemical attack in fact happened and what kind of chemicals? >> it's difficult. a real chemical attack investigation would take weeks because you have to get on the ground and you have to look at the soil. you have to do the chemical analysis. the president has asked the u.s. intelligence community to come up with an answer in 12 hours. that is going to be very difficult to do. >> he wants that answer in 12 hours. steve, our thanks to you as well. amy? with those words from president trump last week saying he wants to pull troops out of syria, let's go right now to abc senior white house correspondent cecilia vega. cecilia, this suspected chemical attack changing his thinking in any way? >> reporter: amy, this is the question for this white house right now. whether he has a change thinking after seeing those images. as we have been saying all morning, this comes just days after the president said he wants to pull all 2,000 american troops out of syria, much to the frustration of his own national security advisers and now some republicans say there is a direct connection between the president telegraphing those plans and what we are seeing on the ground there with those horrific images.
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senator lindsey graham says, quote, it is no accident they used chemical weapons but the president can reset the table here. he is calling this a defining moment for this administration and take a look at what senator john mccain has said. he is tweeting, the president's pledge to withdraw from syria has only emboldened assad and he should respond again. the president should respond again and make assad pay a price for his brutality, amy. >> cecilia, we just heard from martha raddatz that president trump will be meeting with his top military advisers today. what can we expect? >> reporter: well, as martha said, this is a previously scheduled meeting but certainly syria is going to be at the top of the agenda. it happens here at the white house this evening and we can tell you there will be cameras at least at this point we expect inside for some of that meeting. today is national security adviser john bolton's first day on the job and as you guys know he has been a known hawk, someone who has advocated for air strikes against syria in the past. amy. >> all right. we know you'll keep us updated. thanks so much.
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michael. >> thank you, amy. now to more snow in april. two weeks into spring and winter is still sticking around causing a lot of chaos on the roads. and our senior meteorologist rob marciano is tracking the latest. good morning, rob. >> good morning, michael. another monday, another week closer to summer, and we're still talking about snow. the gray and white, unwanted on the weather map. this is what it looked like yesterday. sioux falls, south dakota, record for the day of five inches of snowfall, across minnesota we saw over 100 accidents. this spinout near i-94. there were some injuries with some of these crashes and the twins game called because of snow and cold on sunday, and this across mason city, iowa, even getting down across parts of the south, louisville saw some snow yesterday. and the cold is stuck up here and very february-like jet stream keeping it across the northern tier, so active pattern there with more disturbances coming through. chicago seeing snow, detroit as well, i mentioned louisville, and gets into the northeast tonight and tomorrow and may get
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a coastal low and temperatures are marginal. see a little snow at best but it's still going to be very uncomfortable for the second week of april. temperatures today feeling like they're in the teens and 20s and tomorrow not a whole lot warmer. there is a little bit of hope, michael. a little bit. we'll talk more about that later in the program. >> everyone here at the desk is shaking their head like there is no hope, rob, but we'll hang in there with you, my friend. i believe in you. you'll turn it around at some point. thank you for that. now we go to that facebook privacy scandal. the social media giant says it will begin to alert those 87 million users today whose information was shared with cambridge analytica. abc's chief business correspondent rebecca jarvis joins us and, rebecca, good morning to you. the big question, if you're 1 of those 87 million, how will you be alerted? >> today everyone will see something new at the top of their newsfeed. those who have been impacted are going to see that longer message that you see there on the right that will alert those 87 million people who might have been impacted by this cambridge analytica scandal and then on the left that's what everyone else will see at the top of their newsfeed.
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this is something that will allow you to see every app that you've ever given permission to and you can follow the link there. michael, it will allow you to delete those apps if you no longer want them to access your information. >> okay, now we're also hearing that another firm, a second firm has been suspended for using the same tactics, as cambridge analytica? >> eerily similar. this is a company called cubeyou that was giving personality quizzes to its users, things called you are what you like or apply magic sauce. these were personality quizzes that you could access on facebook. all of a sudden over the weekend, it was discovered they might not be what they claimed to be, which was a nonprofit academic research organization. instead, it looks like they might have been a marketer that was collecting this data to then sell it out to advertisers in a similar way that cambridge analytica uncovered their information. since then facebook has suspended cubeyou. they are pursuing a full investigation. they told me overnight that cubeyou has two options at is this point. either they can comply with the
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investigation or if they don't, they will be banned from the site. if they comply, and it's found that there is an issue, they will also be banned. >> all of this comes as mark zuckerberg is headed to washington to testify. >> he's going to be in washington this week and you can imagine it's going to be a very sincere grilling from lawmakers this week. >> absolutely. rebecca, thank you so much. amy? turning now to two disturbing crashes, frightening images of a bus crash breaking overnight here in new york. this as officials investigate into that devastating bus disaster in canada carrying a junior hockey team colliding with a tractor-trailer killing 15, including 10 players. abc's senior transportation correspondent david kerley joins us now with the latest on both of these crashes. good morning to you, david. >> reporter: good morning, amy. first, this overnight bus crash. it was a bus full of students returning from a spring break trip to europe. they had landed at jfk and were on their way home to long island. authorities say that the driver apparently wasn't familiar with the low bridges on the southern state parkway on long island.
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all 44 on board were hit -- hurt, rather. two seriously as you can see. the large part of that roof just sheared off. but most of the minor injuries were minor. and now to that other crash where a young hockey team lost nearly half of their players in a crash just a couple of days ago. overnight, the canadian prime minister and his son, just two of the thousands who came to remember the 15 hockey players and staff killed in that bus crash. nearly every person in this small town of 6,000 touched in some way by the tragedy. the head coach among the dead. >> he talked about the fact that the humboldt broncos were about not building hockey players but creating amazing young men and that's what we had in our organization was amazing young men. and that was darcy's belief. >> reporter: the bus was heading to a hockey tournament when it was hit in the side by a tractor trailer friday. 14 were injured, 3 critically. a powerful image of some of the
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players in the hospital. the cause of the crash is still being determined. among the players killed, jaxon joseph, the 21-year-old son of former penguin, chris joseph. logan schatz was just awarded player of the month and queen elizabeth saying, our thoughts and prayers are with those who have lost so much, with their families and with all canadians who grieve with them at this difficult time. this morning, a gofundme page to help the families and team has surpassed its $4 million goal. >> we're going to need to be there for each other, not just weeks, not months, but it could be longer. >> reporter: the truck driver survived and has been questioned by police. over the weekend, the nhl paying tribute. several teams wearing the jerseys of the broncos. and you can see the players tapping their sticks on the ice as a message to those who were lost. authorities in canada say they are looking at all possible causes, amy, including the weather. no determination yet what caused that accident.
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>> all right, david kerley, thanks so much. your heart just breaks for everyone in that community. >> surpassing the $4 million mark. shows that everyone is feeling this for them. all right, amy. thank you. now to a frantic multistate manhunt this morning for a man accused of killing his own mother and a friend sharing chilling details on a now-deleted facebook post. police assuming the suspect is still on the loose armed and dangerous, and abc's steve osunsami joins us from atlanta with the very latest. hey, steve. >> reporter: good morning to you, david, this facebook post is quiet detailed and deeply disturbing. this young man takes full responsibility for his alleged crimes and also says he has been suicidal since high school. authorities across three states, tennessee, mississippi and georgia are desperately searching for this 23-year-old who they believe is armed and dangerous. they say casey lawhorn has already killed, his mother and a friend are dead. he called police himself to report the crimes. >> he is calling in and saying at the john ross road location
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about three hours ago he killed two people and is threatening to kill himself. >> reporter: when police raced to this home outside chattanooga, they found two victims with gunshot wounds, but no sign of lawhorn except for what they're calling a digital confession that he left on his facebook page and has since been deleted. most of it is too difficult to share. this morning, at around 1:30, i shot and killed my mother and a close friend of mine with a stolen .22. i had hoped both were going to be quick and efficient. i didn't want my mom to suffer to die in horror, to die with the knowledge that her son did it. >> suspect said that he has left the scene and is mentally unstable and suicidal at this time. >> reporter: late sunday night, police found lawhorn's abandoned car nearly 350 miles away near vosberg, mississippi. at first they thought he had shot himself and was still inside the car. this morning, they're hoping to capture him alive. >> we don't know where he's at. we're going to assume he's armed and dangerous. >> reporter: lawhorn claimed to have written that facebook message from inside this car
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adding that, i've spent a lot of time thinking about murder, wondering what it feels like but i've barely felt anything. police say at one point he was seen driving a gold taurus. he was spotted getting gas in dade county, georgia. david. >> all right, still searching this morning. steve osunsami, our thanks to you. let's go to some good news. masters. golf. >> this was something. >> first-time champ. yes, he is, patrick reed, check this putt out. this is what clinched it for the 27-year-old on the 18th. i don't know if you putt but that is a very nervous putt to have when you know you can win the green jacket. reed won augusta the hard way. he fought off an all-star list of professional golfers to earn it. first he took out rory mcilroy, then jordan spieth, and finally, he had to overcome rickie fowler to win it and homecoming of sorts for the young man who won the ncaa division 1 golf title two years in a row just a few miles away at augusta state. >> a couple of practice runs,
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not far, that's how you do it. rob, we gave you practice rounds on the weather. >> done with it, though. >> done with practice, and now to perform. patrick reed, that guy does not choke. congratulations to him. well-deserved green jacket. a great sunday. it was chilly across the masters yesterday and temperatures in the 40s and 50s but here you go. here's your hope at least for three days. wednesday towards the end of the week, temperatures - 60s, 70s, 82 in d.c. doesn't last. doesn't last. time now for your select cities brought to you by luvs.
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>> you do it so well. >> i'm going to stick to the news headlines. we got breaking news this morning as you know, we are following that missile attack overnight striking a syrian air base after the alleged chemical attack killing dozens of civilians. president trump now calling syrian president assad an animal. also right now, springtime snow and the cold weather still not calling it quits, nine days into april now, snowfall to kick off this week in the northeast and in the midwest. rob is tracking the latest. and bill cosby returning to court this morning facing a retrial now for those sexual assault allegations. we're following it all. but we begin with tony robbins under fire over those comments about the me too movement. robbins facing serious backlash after this video of one of his recent events went viral. the motivational speaker is now apologizing and abc's linsey davis is here with more on this. >> reporter: with his motivational teachings and lectures he's one of the most famous self-help voices in the world but online reaction to his latest comments on the me too
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movement was swift, nearly 200,000 tweets including actress alyssa milano who wrote, wow, tony robbins, this is appalling. good luck trying to recover from this. >> if that doesn't work try something else. >> reporter: tony robbins is apologizing for these onstage remarks about the me too movement. >> if you use the me too movement to try to get significance and certainty by attacking and destroying someone else you haven't grown an ounce. all you've done is basically used a drug called significance to make yourself feel good. >> reporter: the comments were made last month at one of his unleash the power within events. it quickly went viral after the website now this news posted this video clip of his exchange with audience member nanine mccool. >> so i think you misunderstand the me too movement. i think the me -- >> not for you personally. what you are seeing is people making themselves significant by somebody else wrong and getting certainty and there's nothing wrong with that. it just won't make you happy. i'm not knocking the me too movement. i'm knocking victimhood.
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>> reporter: mccool pushes back. >> certainly there are people who are using it for their own personal devices. but there are also a significant number of people who are using it not to re -- to relive whatever may or may have happened to them but to make it safe for the young women. >> his attitude and the things he said in there that he thinks are perfectly okay are exactly what's wrong. >> reporter: at one point, robbins invites mccool to join him. attempting to illustrate his point. >> put out your fist. why are you pushing back? i didn't tell you to push back. why are you pushing back? why are you pushing so hard? when you push someone else it doesn't make you more safe. it just makes them angry. >> reporter: he then shared an example of how he's apparently seen the movement play out in real life. >> i was just with someone the other day, very powerful man who is saying how stressed he is he interviewed three people, two
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men and one woman. she was qualified, but she was attractive and he knew i haven't have her around because it's too big a risk. >> i was really shocked by him saying that. it was a terrible example. >> reporter: even the founder of #metoo tarana burke slamming him posting tony robbins, if you talk more to survivors and less sexist businessmen, maybe you'll understand what we want. we want safety, we want healing. we want accountable. robbins is now apologizing, writing on facebook, i watch in awe as more and more women all over the world find their voice and stand up and speak out. all of our growth begins with learning. it is clear that i still have much to learn. i need to get connected to the brave women of #metoo. robbins says that there is more to come and some of his followers are supporting him online saying his comments were simply misunderstood and mccool, the woman who was in the audience, told us she thinks his apology could have been better but called it a good start.
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>> thanks so much. larry hackett partner at 10ten media joins us with more. it's one thing to read the comments and another to actually see this video. how bad is this video for tony robbins? >> the optics are terrible. first the comment about significance i don't understand, the vision of him pushing against that woman, he's 6'7" is really kind of frightening and then the idea this anecdote about a guy who he knows that won't hire women because he doesn't want to deal with the hassle. >> it will be worse if you push back. >> empathy, he understands people. this is terrible for that kind of message. the second thing is, his connection to celebrities. they'll be running away, stampeding away from him after what he said here. he needs to connect with people fast if he wants to fix this situation. >> alyssa milano said good luck trying to recover from this. he did apologize. was that enough? >> that wasn't enough. he has to amp it up. he needs to transform what's within him and apologize profusely, continuously and loudly if he hopes to get out of this hole. >> talk about how high the stakes are for someone like tony robbins.
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>> tony robbins is selling tony robbins. what it is, his self-help program is about him, his empathetic nature and friendliness. you are seen on television being basically hostile, or at the very least not understanding what millions of women are going through and men quite frankly understand, i think it puts a complete hole in your business. >> what do you think it does for the me too movement. i know so many women who have been harassed and abused watched this video and are even further empowered to speak up and speak loudly. >> let's remember, this movement is relatively new. only several months since the harvey weinstein debacle. things like this tested and came out well. their message was clear, simple, straightforward. not overly, you know, not too strong. >> the problem is real. >> exactly, and they made it real and continued forward and tony robbins is just a little bump in the road to where they need to go. >> larry, thanks so much. michael. all right, amy, now we go to that unbelievable new dashcam video of a wild police chase with a 15-year-old behind the
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wheel of that school bus in texas. this bus speeds down the highway, hitting the median. going into on coming traffic as well. police finally stopped the bus by using spike strips then they surrounded it. the accused 15-year-old driver was arrested last month but, the pastor of the church who owns the bus refused to press theft charging saying he wants to help the young boy out but the teen still faces other charges including assault. thankfully no one was hurt and this video from our friend dan abrams and his show "live pd" on a&e. >> you're a big fan of the show? >> we discuss it every week then he has his partner on the show, police guy who wears his shirt too tight, i love it. you can catch -- >> know how strong he is. >> intimidating with that tight shirt. but you can catch it on a&e at 9:00 p.m. on fridays and saturdays. it's really a great show. it's all live and shows both sides of the equation when it comes to things like that. >> all over the country.
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of course, raises the question whether older buildings need to be retrofitted. let's get right to gio benitez for more on this. >> reporter: that fire causing quite the scare and after that man lost his life one new york city councilman is calling for legislation to add sprinklers to older buildings like trump tower. this morning, authorities investigating what caused this fierce blaze at trump tower. massive flames and billowing smoke shooting out of the building not far from the president's personal residence on the top floor. >> there's a heavy body of fire on the 5-0 floor. >> reporter: the fire igniting late saturday afternoon. twooting his response, very confined. well-built building. >> it's very difficult fire. well built building. the upper floor resident floors
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don't have sprink lers. >> reporter: his luxury tower with its million-dollar residences and sleek offices opened in 1983 before sprinkler systems were mandated by law. according to "the new york times," trump himself fought against new sprinkler legislation requiring retrofitting in the '90s. the future president and other new york real estate developers expressing concerns including about the high cost of installation. retrofitting a high-rise with sprinklers is costly. in new york, up to $4 per square foot for a 58-foot story building like trump tower with about 750,000 square feet, that would be more than $3 million. >> right here we have what is a standard sprinkler head. >> reporter: but some fire safety officials say all buildings should have sprinklers, pointing to a recent deadly blaze in hawaii which killed four. they say the cost of not having them is far higher. >> fire sprinklers absolutely save lives by giving people time to escape a fire. they don't always put out the
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entire fire but they allow the residents time to escape. >> reporter: and some phish safety officials estimate that sprinklers decrease the risk of death by 80%. we reached out to the real estate board of new york. we haven't heard back but back in '98 they argued against sprinklers saying new york construction already relied heavily on fire-resistant construction and guys, right now we just don't know what caused this fire. >> you mentioned it's costly but when you're dealing with lives, i mean i don't know what the debate really is. >> no matter money. the money doesn't matter at that point. >> important topic. thanks, gio. >> thank you, gio. coming up, john krasinski's movie, "a quiet place," had a big opening this weekend at the box office. now we'll hear what the king of horror stephen king has to say about it. >> another one of my favorites. >> which says something about you. ays something about you. uh, all the cars? all the cars. old cars? yes. new cars? oh, yeah. sports cars? indeed. a big ol' boat-like car? permission to come aboard! what about a car that's all
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be very quiet. despite that warning, "a quiet place" is making plenty of noise at the box office and also made a stunning $50 million on its opening weekend. abc's chris connelly joins us from los angeles and, chris, horror thriller movies are making a big comeback recently. >> good morning, michael. i'm prepared to go full elmer fudd on you. be very quiet. be very quiet. it's a type of film that works so well because it plays on our collective fears. this past weekend, movie audiences thought so as well. for "a quiet place," silence was
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golden. with its $50 million opening weekend, the second biggest this year. the emily blunt/john krasinski horror thriller directed by krasinski with a crystal clear family in peril concept. it even got big ups on twitter from horror og stephen king. whose "it" used that clown and that balloon to, would you like us to stop now? king tweeted, "a quiet place" is an extraordinary piece of work. terrific acting but the main thing is the silence and how it makes the camera's eye open wide in a way few movies manage. 2017 saw horror films gross an estimated $1 billion. thanks as well to best picture nominee "get out." using horror elements to adrenalize writer director jordan peele's piercing insights into race and class. >> too many white people are getting it.
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>> reporter: proving horror is the movie genre that always climbs out of the grave. and, you know, horror often works even without big stars so getting these two is an added bonus, michael. >> your elmer fudd was on point by the way. chris, there are all sorts of theories as to why people head to the theaters to see these horror films. what are some of the theories? >> it makes you scared and delivers. it's also fun to watch in a theater. you get to share the moment of everybody being freaked out all around you and takes our anxieties and fears and makes them real. "get out" did that and so does "a quiet place" and our need to keep our kids safe is important. so we love it. then there's emily and john, a real-life couple. that's good too. >> that always helps. >> very excited. it's all about the adrenaline, michael. coming up, the royal romance. new pictures of young meghan markle revealed and what her nickname is for prince harry. >> pookie bear. no, i don't know. >> pooky bear. no, i don't know.
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good morning, mike, we want to put away the umbrellas, so what's the forecast? >> cool this morning, warm this afternoon if you're exercising, almost warm at the ocean, 68 at half moon bay, low to mid 70s around the bay. a light storm, more like we pand wednesday. april on tuesday getting down to 80 corridor from hercules is still packed up from all approaches. metering lights remain on. and a motorcycle down on westbound 84 before
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and breaking news this morning, the apparent missile attack overnight striking a syrian air base. if it wasn't the u.s., who was it? and it comes right after the suspected chemical attack killing dozens of civilians. and president trump now calling president assad an ang mall saying, a quote big price will be paid. the latest live from washington. winter just won't quit. april snow two weeks into spring. rob tracking that cold and snow that's blasting so many parts of the country right now. just weeks till the royal wedding, this morning, never before seen pictures of meghan markle's childhood in l.a. as meghan's former agent reveals details of that very first date when meghan met harry and the private nickname meghan has for the prince behind closed doors.
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to infinity and beyond. chris pratt joining us from the road and wait till you see who is live here this morning. we're headed all around the world with the avengers. and are you ready to head back into the galaxy the grande trailer for "solo" sends the internet into overdetroit. lots more lando. >> everything you heard about me is true. >> is that a lady wookie? we got a really good feeling about this as we say good morning, america. ♪ transported to our childhoods, right? >> exactly. >> i love it. good morning, america. great to have you with us on this monday morning. you know what that means, it gets us all excited for the new "star wars" movie "solo." we want wait to see what han and chewy are up to. >> did you say lady wookie? >> lady wookie. >> i'm excited about that. also this morning the nanny to the stars, how this woman you're
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about to see helped jessica alba, justin timberlake and jessica biel. she is here with her secret for how new parents can get back their sleep. >> all right. a lot of people are going to want the answer to that. we are following the breaking news overnight. a missile attack overnight that alleged chemical attack in syria that killed dozens and the action that's followed. the president now tweeting there will be a big price to pay so let's get right back to abc news chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz back with us. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, david. the intelligence community is still assessing that horrific weekend attack. but the president's tweet was pretty clear. he called it a mindless chemical attack and blamed president putin, russia and iran for backing animal assad. the images so disturbing and graphic, children gasping for air. the question now is what exactly president trump plans to do about it. what will that big price to pay be? of course, last year after images of a chemical attack emerged, president trump swiftly
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ordered that tomahawk missile strike on a syrian airfield. the pentagon saying the united states is not currently engaged in any missile strikes on syria. but overnight a syrian airfield was hit. the russian defense ministry says israel which has targeted that airfield before carried out the strike. but if president trump does order another air strike it will likely be bigger and broader than the last one given that if assad is behind it, he clearly didn't get the message last time. >> all right, martha, we'll see you later on "world news tonight." thanks so much. to the weather. snow really coming down around the country. and, rob, this is not a home run for baseball fans out there. they're asking when will it end? >> you know, the baseball home openers have had a heck of a time in the past couple of weeks, in chicago the cubs will open today, it's 31 degrees now. snowily lightly outside wrigley field. might be one of their coldest openers. sioux falls, came down heavy
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yesterday. we had some accidents across parts of minnesota yesterday and iowa. also seeing snow and the snow is coming down in parts of chicago and detroit today. the pattern is very -- a cold one with a strong february-like jet stream so systems that roll along it come in quickly but can dump some winter precipitation. so louisville you saw snow yesterday, get in through pittsburgh later on today and tonight and tomorrow in through the northeast as well. don't expect a lot of accumulation but any sort of snow is certainly unwanted. i'm sorry. i apologize. >> apology accepted. >> why don't hold him responsible. now to an incredible scene in the heart of hollywood. take a look at a barefoot man, there he is, can you see him climbing a crane about 200 feet in the air. the spectacle taking more than three hours. take a look at this moment as he actually swings away from the crane ultimately making his way to the very tiptop walking on
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that thin band of metal. the man safely then made his way back down wrapped in an american flag. no word on why he made his hair-raising climb. now he is in police custody and a spokesperson said he is facing a misdemeanor charge of trespassing. what the police say when he came down, he was apologetic and humble. i'm glad everyone is okay. >> nerves of steel. >> nerves of steel for sure. coming up next when meghan met harry. we have new pictures of the future american princess this morning. plus, new details about the royal couple's first date. >> and her nickname for him. >> you can't wait for that. >> taking some guess, amy. coming up here, nanny connie is here live with the a-list secrets new parents need to know about getting extra sleep. >> we all need that. we have three of the stars of the avengers joining us live as we count down to "infinity
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celebrate friendship and beyond at pixar fest. staring april 13th at disneyland resort. welcome back to "gma." and as you can hear we have a great audience here with us on this monday morning. [ applause ] they are very energetic and i know why they're excited. they're excited because sara haines is here with "pop news." [ applause ] >> thank you, michael. we begin with a big congratulations for cardi b and her fiance offset. during her live performance of "be careful" on "snl" she
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revealed her baby bump to the world for the very first time. the star -- >> okay, there we go. >> wait, wait, wait. it's coming. she pushed back on pregnancy rumors over the last few weeks but if you follow her on instagram she was hiding her stomach. just saying. but here's what she said when she stepped off the stage. >> you did it. >> i'm finally free. >> oh, girl. you're not free. that baby is going to be -- [ laughter ] >> -- coming out. warning her new album "privacy" is out now. russell crowe raking in nearly 3 million bucks at an auction at sotheby's, australia over the weekend. the oscar winner unloading dozens of personal items from his film career in an effort to help him fund his divorce from his ex-wife danielle spencer. some of the stuff up for grabs includes the armor he wore in "gladiator." >> i would would have loved to have had that. >> $96,000. >> well, maybe not that much.
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>> saturday night with michael strayen, hey, guys, look at my new outfit. >> a good cause, at least. >> a divorce. >>? a joking. >> silver lining. a roman chariot sold for $50,000. the 128-year-old italian violin that crowe played in "master and commander" that went for $135,000. now, some of the proceeds will go to a local charity providing free music education to disadvantaged kids. the other will aid in the gor divorce. >> said he wanted to unload a lot of stuff he didn't need. >> he unloaded the wife. like why are we -- sorry. that's what a divorce is, you guys. i don't know who unloaded who to be here. >> this is true. >> you've never hidden the bottom line in anything. >> no, no, no. there's no screen door here. in case you haven't noticed. oops. finally, it's almost time for liftoff on the next "star wars" adventure, disney
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releasing a brand-new trailer for "solo: a star wars story" overnight. take a look. >> i heard a story about you, i was wondering if it's true. >> everything you've heard about me is true. >> let's go with a mean man's face. >> who are these guys? ♪ >> if you come with us, you're in this life for good. >> you might want to buckle up, baby. [ cheers and applause ] >> now, that's the first time we're hearing from donald glover as lando and reveals chewbacca's age which we know now is 190 years old. and there's possibly a female wookie, okay. "solo: a star wars story" hits the theaters on may 25th and the other thing is, there's a female chewbacca.
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a lady wookie. like a -- [ making chewbacca sounds ] >> that's better than mine. >> do it. do it. >> no. >> michael strahan -- >> he was trying to practice during the trailer. [ making chewbacca sounds ] it's a mating call, answer. there's clearly a female bird in the movie as well. >> amy and i are like, hmm. >> please don't ask me. i'll save you. all right, to you to the "gma" cover story this morning. when harry met meghan. inside a look at how it started and what happened the night before the couple even went on their first date. do you want to tell us, sara? i'm just kidding. you usually cut through the chase. adrienne bankert is here. >> there's no chewbacca sounds coming from this corner. queen elizabeth's mother prince harry's great grandmother celebrates her 81st birthday. it's the very day meghan markle
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is born. irony or perhaps destiny. now we're learning more about the soon-to-be's royal's upbringing and heir whirlwind romance. this morning never before seen pictures of meghan markle's childhood is suburban los angeles. a revealing look at the girl who would grow up to live a real-life fairy tale now just weeks away from marrying prince harry. and now one of meghan's former agents says her journey to royalty came with steadfast determination. gina nelthorpe-cowne privy to intimate details describes her as an ambitious, ferociously intelligence girl's girl to "the mail" on sunday saying she is so focused on what she wants and she wasn't going to listen to anything that would cast a shadow. >> there was some insight into what was described as a real ambition that meghan had clearly very determined to succeed. she was described as somebody who likes to move on. someone who is always aiming for
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the next thing. who maybe doesn't perhaps hang on to her old friends perhaps as much as other people might. >> reporter: despite meghan telling the world it was a blind date, meghan reportedly told gina she googled harry before they first met. gina says i looked at how stunning she was and i just thought there's no way he's going to be able to resist her. just weeks later, meghan and harry would spend a romantic vacation under the stars in botswana. gina says it was that trip that sealed the deal and recalls megme meghan saying we're going to change the name. a private nickname for the prince. >> it's funny because meghan it turns out calls harry hans so interesting there's two similarities there. >> gina tells "the mail" she and meghan's relationship came to ang abrupt end a week before the
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engagement was announced as she had to cancel everything. we'll all be watching for when they make it official on may 19th. >> that's awesome. >> we had guesses about his nickname. >> haz was not. >> chaz like charles. that's what i was thinking or he has it all. i don't know. >> haz. >> so literal. >> british accent so i'm not sure if we're losing it in the translation. maybe it's haz. that doesn't help at all. >> i think it's time for us to go to another story about the nanny to the stars. something they may need pretty soong. she's known for saving the sleep cycles of everyone from george and amal clooney, justin timberlake and jessica alba and her husband cash. this he call her nanny connie so we called on her to help one everyday couple tackle parenthood. new parents inna and austin trying to learn the ropes of taking care of their 2-month-old son jordan. >> it's okay. >> reporter: the couple
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realizing they may need some help. meet nanny connie, she's the highly sought after caretaker to some of the most famous babies in hollywood. >> well, let's get started. >> yes, please. >> reporter: her first tip, check in on how the baby is feeding. >> the problem i'm having he's eating two ounces then after two ounces he gets a little -- >> jimmy. >> yes. see, like he doesn't want to eat and then he lets the bottle go. >> right, soy the position that you want to bring him in is to give him that angle so that his milk moves much easier. >> that's better. >> now it's on to the diapers. >> look at this. this is what you were using. and this is what you should be using. you can see the difference. >> oh, wow, yeah. >> one size larger will help you. >> reporter: and her tip for calming the baby. >> so let's swaddle here. see. life is good. all right, now, the next thing he wants, yes, bam.
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let's do this. let's do this. it's okay. >> reporter: her final tip, don't forget about yourselves. >> the first thing that i always recommend is date night. >> yes. >> go on date night and just for 30 minutes of that date night don't talk about your children. you won't get past three but try 30. love you. >> thank you. love you too. >> some great advice and credible connie simpson has a new book out called "the nanny connie way." welcome. >> good morning. >> and, you know, we met before because you were nannies to friends of mine. >> right. >> you've been around all types of parents. >> that's right. >> famous parents, just regular people who aren't famous as well. what have you learned from them. >> they all have the same issues. they're parents. everybody needs that room to be able to mess up and not be talked about and judged. but they all have that same --
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>> all being a parent and scared when you have that baby and bring it home looking for some advice. you've helped justin timberlake and jessica biel and sized their appreciation for you and we have a clip. >> oh, wow. >> to be able to do this and be alive and somewhat normal without you and your guidance. >> anyone who is watching this right now, if you want to know what an angel looks like. >> oh, man. >> like in human form. >> an angel in human form. what did you do to get him to say that. >> a whole lot of butter. >> a whole lot of butter. you know, they eat all that green stuff so i came in the house with butter. >> get rid of the greens. add butter to that. >> yeah. >> justin had a wake-up call as a new father. >> yes, when i came in the door he just really wanted to let me know that he needed his sleep and i was like, uh-huh. it's okay. all good. and then like two months in he was like, oh, okay.
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i'm up. so really quickly he learned that babies don't sleep and he was okay after he learned how to adjust to that. >> well, there are a lot of parents to be in our audience who are seeking your advice. >> great. >> we have a video from a very special parent who's asking a question. >> sweet. >> for you. >> here we go. >> hey, guys, it's ginger here with adrian. >> hi. >> and miles. >> and my question is, whenever i'm feeding miles, adrian wants to sit with me. right? >> i want -- >> even right now he wants to silt with me. so how do we share time especially during feeding. >> yeah, right here. he's just going to sit right -- perfect. right here. thank you. >> well, he needs his own little throne right next to mom and that makes him feel super special because 'there with the baby and the baby doesn't have that space and he'll sit comfortably. get a book you've read with him before. make him comfortable and still
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feel important and have that time with him before you start feeding so when you go into that feeding it's not so chaotic. >> make him feel like he's still part of the process. we have an audience member, rebecca sellers and rebecca has a question for you, as well. >> hi, i am eight months pregnant and feeling -- >> congratulation. >> feeling super overwhelmed with all of the products out there. what do i actually need? >> it's not very many things you do need because you are the number one source of everything. so the only thing you really need is like b. rp cloth, swaddles, a lot of diapers. a lot of diapers and make sure you don't ignore sleep deprivation because it's real real. >> you kneel nanny connie. that's what you need. [ laughter ] >> hiechl here for you. >> well, i'm glad you're here. >> thank you, sweetheart. >> angel in human form. i love that. >> you're so sweet. >> you know what, the book, "the nanny connie way" is out tomorrow. a lot of great advice. make sure you go get it and now
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over to rob. >> i was listening. i was listening, nanny connie. great advice there. let's do -- let's continue the parents who -- daughter or son theme here. perhaps a nanny. pandas in china. they've had some snow so they're embracing it out there and trying to get some fun in. so mommy playing, i guess. tough love, maybe. a little bit rough there at times, just get down that hill already. teach you how to sled on your backside before it's too long and mommy bringing the bear back. everybody is okay. good morning. hi clouds and surge and above average highs today. chance of rain back in the forecast for thursday and wednesday. today upper 60s at the coast, low to mid 70s around the bay. tonight a little bit milder, upper 40s to mid 60s.
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both storms tuesday and wednesday are light on our storm impact scale. >> "american idol," the fierce competition. the top 24 with some powerful solo performances blowing the ups away and tonight, the contestants getting ready to rock some duets. abc's eva pilgrim joins us now and, eva, i'm so excited because they're finding their voices now. >> getting their own voices. the pressure is on, half of the contestants, 12 are up, 5 of them will go home. ♪ ♪ ooh >> reporter: it was an incredible night of singing. ♪ >> reporter: dominique rocking the stage. ♪ oh oh oh oh ain't nobody loves
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me better ♪ >> reporter: getting everyone fired up. >> that was the star attraction performance. >> reporter: the nerves at an all-time high. >> we see your nerves. we see your excitement. how nervous are you? >> a lot. >> reporter: the contestants wowing the judges before the big cut. ♪ can i get a hallelujah >> reporter: from adding spanish flair. to turning up the heat. ♪ ♪ the way you kiss me >> johnny, am i sensing the sexy coming out? >> reporter: even ryan seacrest joining in on the fun. >> hit it, ryan. ♪ hello ♪ is it me you're looking for >> reporter: but the biggest star of the night -- ♪ no reason to get excited
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>> reporter: cade foehner getting katy worked up. >> you sure are a minister and you can preach to me any time you want. >> a lot of these contestants, they do their duets and the decision of which five will go home will happen. all of them have such incredible talent. incredibly -- >> this is where it gets tough. >> such great voices but you love rooting on your favorites and can you do that. >> great performers. >> they are and they make stars too. can you watch more "american idol" tonight at 8:00, 7:00. coming up we have the avengers. "gma's" "american idol" sponsored by zyrtec. do what you love with zyrtec consistent allergy relief.
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. good morning from abc7 mornings. police are praising a man for saving two people. 32-year-old robert dolph faces attempted murder charges. police say he followed two people off the train and started stabbing them near the fair gates. let's check in with traffic. >> back to work, back to school this monday morning and it was a messy commute and still is in some spots. 880 still a jam, hercules into the mcarthur maze, an accident has been cleared.
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and at westbound 580 before
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temperature s bouncingouncig our morning low, on our way to the warmers day this week. if you're on the ferry or the water, a lot of sunshine with high clouds, rain comes back tomorrow. >> we'll have another abc7 news
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update in about 30 minutes and always in our news app and abc7news.com. welcome back to "gma" and thank you for being with us on this monday morning. yes. [ applause ] we're less than three weeks away from one of the biggest superhero movies of all time, almost every hero in the marvel universe will collide in "avengers: infinity war" but right now they are spread out across the globe. it's the avengers around the world. and we're tracking them down. first we found of them in brazil of all places. take a look. >> good morning, america. chris pratt here down in sao paulo, brazil at the street market. checking out local food and fare, going onto have a good time and say hello to the people. what's up, guys and should be pretty fun. of course, talking about
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"avengers: infinity war" and that's what's up. >> that's what's up. that's right, chris pat. >> chewing gum. i love how everyone let him be. chris pratt in new york city. >> he said, what's up people. they're like, who is this guy. that's pre that's chris pratt, aka star-lord hosting a new event for the movie. you see all the fans are there in the studio -- i mean in the theater with him there. >> we can head across the atlantic and see who we're going to find next. take a look, it's loki, dr. strange and spider-man known as tom hiddleston and -- >> good morning. >> good morning. >> not a big surprise we find the three of you. you're all british and screened the movie for some of your countrymen so what was the reaction. >> it was pretty hyped. it was wonderful. and it's sort of -- it was the same for us. we haven't seen the footage until last night so we came out
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as excited as the fans. >> we didn't screen the whole thing, important to mention. actually none of us have seen the film and we'll be seeing it at the same time as you guys see it on april the 27th because there's so much about the film that's being kept under wraps, being kept secret so last night was about 20 minutes. and the first time i've seen it. >> me too. >> you only showed the fans like 20 or 30 minutes of the moviement even though you haven't seen the complete movie have any of you read the full script? >> not me. >> wow. >> this guy right here. >> oh, wow, one guilty. >> benedict. >> i like to read. >> he has special -- >> i have special reading powers. no, i just -- i had to sort of understand what the context was, strange as this wonderful role in it and, you know, i'm trying to hold it together so needed to
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know what's going on in between the brackets. >> anyone called tom or chris hasn't read it. >> yeah. >> tom holland is not allowed to read it. >> i want to ask tom about. >> that i tried for about five minutes. i tried for about five minutes to get the script and just gave up so quickly. the feeling i was never going to win. >> tom holland, i understand that you're particularly bad at keeping a secret. tom h., is that true and producers went to extreme lengths to keep you from knowing what goes on in the film. >> i'm very stressed right now because this is live so i'm really just trying to -- >> big hand. >> tom's not actually going to the premiere. there will be a separate red carpet and see "toy story 3." >> this is your first and last live interview, awesome. all right. the other tom -- exactly. the other tom --
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>> the ole tom. >> i wasn't going to say that. yeah, you pointed that out. >> no, it's okay. this is the new t.h. this is the new -- >> oh, that's sweet. >> more athletic model. >> did you give the new h.t. any advice? >> oh, look at him. he needs no advice from me. >> that's true. >> i wouldn't have the first clue about how to play spider-man so, no, dude -- >> we only met like last night. >> literally the other night. that's the merchandise thing about these movies. the amazing thing about these movies is you make films with some of the greatest people in the industry and you never meet them until the film comes out. yeah. >> it's crazy. >> we know this is an action -- >> you did work with chris hemsworth before. >> i did, yeah. >> and we worked on two films at the same time so we -- >> in one film i had sideburns and the other i was wearing lots of latex. >> good swap. >> i know that this is an action
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packed movie and so i'm wondering which of the three of you had the toughest stunts while filming. >> probably him. >> oh, no. >> one is a lot less comfortable than he makes it look and makess it look supremely well. >> if we ever film stuff where i was upside down we would just stick my hair up and film it right way up. >> oh. >> if you go upside down your veins pop out in your head and stuff. >> it's not pretty. >> the russo brothers didn't know that trick so in this film there is a sought of my face like about to explode. >> i wish i had known that six years ago when i started. >> we're learning from the young. >> we're learning the other tom. >> i have a question for you guys. other than your own character, which character in the marvel universe is your favorite?favor?
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>> groot. i would like to play groot. not so many lines. no. >> groot. >> rooted in nature. you can get away with being wooden and what's not lovable about baby groolt. it's all cool. >> get away with being wooden. >> so, tom h.s, what about you, what are your favorite charac r characters outside of your own? >> tom h. >> i'd quite like to play ned leads. he has a cool role. man in the chair, i think he's awesome so probably jacob's role. i want to do a film about jacob in a ned leeds' film. >> let's pitch it rye here. >> i'm drawing a blank. i tell you who i love, i worked with recently was jeff goldblum in "thor: ragnarok" who plays
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the grand master and i just think he created such a fascinating and hilarious character so, yeah. >> so good, that film. so funny. >> i tell you what, you all have created fascinating characters and you're part of this universe that everyone cannot wait to see. we want to thank you guys for joining us this morning. [ applause ] >> you're welcome. >> thank you very much. >> "avengers: infinity war" hits theaters on april 27th. can't wait to check that out. coming up we have jeffrey dean morgan live in times square. we'll be right back. [ applause ] (sound of footsteps) (sound of car door opening) (car door closes) (sound of engine starting) ♪ ♪
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>> announcer: ten of the most hottest athletes are about to get dancing. in friday, the new cast of "dancing with the stars" will finally be revealed live only on "gma" and this season, they're all electrifying athletes competing for that mirror ball. this friday, the new cast and their partners, the dance pros revealed live. >> we're ready to meet the full cast. >> don't miss it only on abc's -- >> all: good morning, america. >> oh. it's an angry mob out here. they don't want any more winter. law enforcement is even getting involved. look what they did in nebraska. the state police arresting winter for loitering,
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trespassing, obstruction of spring. this is what our world has come down to. i'm going to stand a little farther away from the crowd because they hit hard. another cold blast coming. snow in chicago. opening day for the cubs. but here you go, this may save my life. temperatures rising into the 70s for chicago, nashville, new york city by the end of the week, maybe even 82 degrees in d.c. by friday. so there you go. a little taste of spring, right? right? are we friends? good morning. temperatures slightly cooler this morning, but a whole lot warmer this afternoon, 60s and 70s, even a fewar port huron, michigan, this ain't nothing. much friendlier now. back up to you. >> rob, if you think they're upset about the weather outside better not come inside with us.
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i'm here right now with jeffrey dean morgan, yes. [ applause ] >> we loved him in "grey's anatomy." we love to hate him on "the walk you go dead" now can't get enough of him sparring with the rock in their new movie "rampage." >> how are you? >> i'm doing great. you had a baby girl. [ applause ] >> thank you. yes, she was born, what, seven weeks ago. and she's amazing. >> we wanted to make her feel more at home and for her first when she does her first interview want her to come here so got her a little onesie. >> look at that. good morning, america. >> "good morning america." >> thank you, thank you very much. >> you have an 8-year-old son gus as well. >> that's exactly right. >> and took him to the premiere of "rampage." what did he think. >> he was awesome. his favorite part i thought would be getting felted for the suit. he loves the suit and so he got to wear a black suit on the red
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carpet. but i realized on the drive to the premiere that he didn't -- it didn't dawn on him when i said we're going to the premiere that he was going to get to see the movie. he thought it was just like walk down the carpet and he was going to do some interviews. so he got to see the movie and he was vibrating the whole time. his eyes were broken out of his skull. it's a cool movie. and just seeing these monsters and duane come to life and him meeting duane was spectacular too. >> he knows that's a big deal. >> he thinks -- he thought it was a big deal until he met duane, yeah. yeah. that's exactly what happened. [ applause ] >> well, he got a chance to see it like you said at the premiere. we'll take a look at a clip for ourselves. >> let's do it. >> got another one of your little science experiments running around out there. >> what do you mean another one. >> oh, you didn't know about the 30-foot wolf? oh. sir. your oversized monkey is old news.
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weirdos on the internet are calling him ralph. >> who do you work for? >> sir, i work for the american people. >> not homeland or cia. >> i'm oga. >> other government agency. that's clever. >> yes, sir, it is clever. [ applause ] >> other government agency. >> other government agency. >> we see you go toe-to-toe with the rock throughout the movie. >> i get right in his face a few times. >> how is it working with him. >> it's super fun. he is one of the most genuine people i've ever worked with. i'm sure you've met him many times. he is a great guy. has a lot of energy so you got to bring it. you got to bring it but kind of going nose-to-nose with him makes you realize that i'm a small human being. [ laughter ] i'm as tall as he is about but my god he's built like a huge freezer and feels like it. we did a stunt at one point in
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the movie. if you see the movie you'll know exactly what i'm talking about. he landed on top of me and i was supposed to be unconscious and it made a sound come out of my body that i didn't know was possible to make like real high, the wind and the ribs cracking. and then he started giggling and i'm like, oh, no, we're going to have to do it again. >> he took you back to his football days at the university of miami if that's exactly right. >> your character, we love to hate you on "the walking dead." >> thank you. yeah. thank you, yeah. >> your character, you do some brutal -- some brutal things. can your character redeem himself? >> oh, well, you know, i think we were making steps at some redemption i think as we find out more of his back story and how he became and i think at this point in the story everybody has made it this far in this apocalypse has done some very horrible things.
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if we had been following him for eight years we would be on his side and rick would be horrible. i mean, look at the stuff that these guys have done. they're at least as bad as what i've done. but, look, there's got to be a villain. >> and you're the guy. >> and i'm the villain. >> i love it, man. it's always good to see you. can't wait to check out this movie. >> thanks for having me. >> "rampage" hits theaters this friday. make sure you go check it out. [ applause ] coming up revealing some of the best in beauty. how rihanna is helping you find your perfect makeup match. - (phone ringing) - big button, and volume-enhanced phones.
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testing out the products now all at our "gma" beauty lab. that's what we're calling this now. i love this. yes. and this is the second year of the awards so why was it important to create it and what makes a winner. >> our diversity in beauty awards was created to align with yahoo! lifestyle's mission of creating a space where women in america of all age, sizes and identities can feel connected and get inspired and what separates our awards from others that are out there, we're not just focusing on products but focusing on brands and personalities that embody inclusiveness and innovation in the beauty space. >> something for everyone. let's get to the winners. that's the exciting part. first up we have audience members trying out the best inclusive foundation. so we're going to get a drum roll, please. to reveal the winner. >> okay. >> and there it is. >> yes. so the winner in our best
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inclusive foundation is none other than fenty beauty pro filt'r foundation. rihanna launched 40 shades. that's major in the industry. she saw -- [ applause ] yes. give it up for diversity and more options and saw there was a void in the industry where women of different skin tones and skin types, you know, could go to the counter and find actual makeup that matches their skin tone, most brands only come out with 8 to 16 shades and i've actually struggled with finding products that match my skin tone. i typically mix tones to get the right foundation. i have a friend that actually adds food coloring to her foundation to get the right color, so, you know, this is -- >> so many options for every skin type and every skin color. that's fantastic. >> available at sephora, $34. >> that's great. that's great. now we have the best inclusive skin care product winner so
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we'll have a drum roll for that. as i reveal. [ applause ] tell us about this. >> yes. so the winner in our best inclusive skin care category is none other than yes to tomatoes charcoal detoxifying 2-in-1 scrub and cleanser stick. >> a good price point. >> available for $9.99 at your local drugstores. i love it because you can use it as a mask and keep it on for three to five minutes and some of our audience mens are trying it on. looking good, ladies. how is it feeling. >> nothing like putting it on in front of live television. all right. so we move on to our best beauty app and you can switch up your eyebrows in this. >> yes, yes. so with our best beauty app winner is the benefit cosmetics brow try on. go to try the perfect brows for your shape. have you been in that situation where you overplucked or --
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>> oh, yes, called the '90s an entire decade of overplucking. >> i'm recovering and this is great because you can try on different shapes and sizes. >> that's so cool. >> even experiment with going from light to dark. >> we have our member of our audience lacy coming up. the picture is right here. do you have a favorite? >> yes? are you trying to go thicker or more streamline and chic? i mean you can even bump up the thickness here. >> it's amazing how much it changes your face. so cool to play with. >> if you do anything before you leave home just have a good brow. >> all in the eyebrows. everyone in our audience is going home with the yes to tomatoes charcoal stick. >> yes. [ applause ] >> and we will be right back. if i show this to my dau
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>> announcer: this is an abc news special report. now reporting, david muir. good morning and we're coming on the air at this hour because president trump is meetding with his cabinet at the white house right now over the growing crisis in syria. the president discussing how to respond to the suspected chemical attack blamed for killing dozens of civilians in douma, near the capital city of demascus. it is believed the attack was carried out be the syrian regime, and in recent tweets, president trump calling assad an animal, and blaming putin for backing assad, and saying there will be a, quote, big price. let's get to martha raddatz live in washington. the last time, about a year ago, we know it was just three days before the u.s. struck after first evidence of chemical warfare back then. what kind of proof are they
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looking for right now and what action could come? >> reporter: what they did the last time they struck, last year, they had satellite imagery and they knew what kind of aircraft dropped those bombs that contained chemicals. this time, they will look and see if they have the same kind of evidence. they will try for tissue samples. they will try for soil samples, but those will be very, very hard to get because this is the assad regime and they will be looking out for that, and they will want to bury that evidence. >> releasing that flight path, and let's get to cecilia vega at the white house. the president creating his own red line a year ago, a new one. >> reporter: yeah. he said he was moved, david, by seeing those horrible foe tes in syria the last time around. moved deeply on a personal level and beswe saw the tomahawk missiles. >> let's listen. >> ban chemical weapons. it was an atrocious attack.
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it was horrible. you don't see things like that as bad as the news around the world. you just don't see those images. we are studying that situation extremely closely. we are meeting with our military and everybody else, and we'll be making some major decisions to every the next 24 to 48 hours. we are very concerned. when a thing like that can happen, this is about humanity. we're talking about humanity, and it can't be allowed to happen. so we'll be looking at that barbaric act and studying what's going on. we're trying to get people in there. as you know, it has been surrounded. it's very hard to get people in because not only has it been hit, it's been surrounded. and if they are innocent, why aren't they allowing other
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people to go and improve? they are claiming they didn't make the attack. so if it's russia, if it's syria, if it's iran, if it's all of them together, we'll figure it out, and we'll know the answers quite soon. so we're looking at that very, very strongly and very seriously. i would also like to provide an update on trade negotiations. we have a situation with china where we have after very good relationship with china and i think we'll maintain that relationship. i'm very good friends with president xi. i have great respect for president xi, and as you know, i spent two days in china. the president spent two days with us in mar-a-lago in florida, and they were four great days. with that being said, china has been taking advantage of the
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united states for many years. really, if you look at it, since the start of the world trade organization, and they have really done a number on this country. and i don't blame china. i blame the people running our country. i blame presidents. i blame representatives, i blame negotiators. we should have been able to do what they did. we didn't do it. they did. and it's the most lopsided set of trade rules, regulations that anybody has ever seen. with that being said, we have many of the horrible deals. we're renegotiating and we'll see what happens. we're strongly renegotiating nafta. if you look at the european union, they have tremendous trade barriers. we essentially have bad deals wi with everyone. we're close to finishing a deal with south korea.
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that was going to give us 200,000 jobs. that didn't happen. that gave them 200,000 jobs and we lost jobs. that was a horrible deal and it's being renegotiated. and we have -- we have a long way to go. we have made tremendous progress. we are fairly close on nafta, and if we don't make the right deal, we'll terminate nafta and make the right deal after that. we have a chance to make a deal on nafta, and as i said, the north korea -- south korea situation which complicates it. the deal we have with south korea, i think it's going to be a very fair deal. we want a fair deal and we don't have fair deals. north korea by the way, as you have probably seen, we have been in touch with north korea. we'll be meeting with them some time in may or early june, and i
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think there will be great respect paid by both parties and hopefully we will be able to make a deal on the de-nuking of north korea. they have said so. we have said so. hopefully it will be a relationship that's much different than it has been for many, many years. this should have been done by other presidents and they decided they didn't do it. they couldn't have done it, but it would have been a lot easier if it were done five years ago, ten years ago, 20 years ago. a lot easier than now, but we have a meeting that is being set up with north korea, so that will be very exciting, i think for the world. i think it will be an exciting thing for the world. we're going to be talking about opioid today. opioid destruction and drug destruction. as you know, we strengthened up our southern border. last year, we had record low numbers and they have gone up, and the economy, people are
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trying to come into our good economy, but we're putting the national guard and military at the border. we're i.c.e. has done a fantastic job. we will take care of that situation. we need a wall. whether you're a republican or democrat, we need a wall. it will stop your drug flow, it will not the hell out of the drug flow. it will stop a lot of people we don't want in this country from coming into our country. but right now we're putting the military and the national guard and we don't have strong borders. we have strong borders now and they're going to be stronger. with that, the cabinet meeting will begin. we'll be discussing a lot of different elements of what's going on. the country is doing very well. we've created 3 million jobs since the election. we have 700,000 jobs in the

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