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age. >> just a reminder, that morning commute rough still. >> oh, yeah. don't even try and leave tracy right now. it's brutal. >> hopefully you'll h good morning, america. thsive chemical fire in houston this morning. concerns growing right now as that massive chemical plant fire rages for a second day. gigantic plumes of smoke heading toward houston as residents find debris like this in their yards and children are told to return to school but stay indoors. deadly flooding threat in the midwest. new warnings this morning as rivers rise, with record flooding that could spread to more states. overnight. boeing's ceo breaks his silence after those two deadly crashes. as officials now confirm clear similarities between them. our correspondent taking us live inside a 737 simulator this morning. what may have gone wrong. spring break warning. an emergency meeting called in
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miami this morning after scenes like this. fights breaking out on the beach. and two college football players robbed and shot. the teacher now under arrest accused of having a relationship with a teen. how his parents uncovered it using a phone app. ♪ bang bang and steph curry's sizzling shot. the moment the two-time mvp sinks this 61-foot three-pointer and why he says he still wasn't satisfied. we do say good morning, america, on this tuesday morning. how about that shot from steph? >> yeah. he makes it look routine. >> but not satisfied. what's all that about? >> yeah, great shot but it wasn't enough to win the game. that's all that matters. but it was enough to do something that has not been done this season. and we have more on that coming up. >> that is coming up. we begin with that fire at a chemical plant outside of
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houston raging now for two days, going into its third day, creating an enormous plume of smoke spreading for miles. and firefighters are working hard to wrestle it under control. abc's marci gonzalez has the latest. good morning, marci. >> reporter: good morning. the flames are really flaring up right now. officials say even this close, though, the air is safe to breathe, but they are still keeping a very close watch from here to houston saying that could quickly change. this morning, that thick cloud of black smoke hanging over deer park, texas, as a raging fire burns out of control at this chemical plant. >> three of our tanks are still on fire and three are intermittent fires so they flare up, and then they go down. >> reporter: six tanks now burning filled with chemicals used to make gasoline, solvents, and glue. city officials closely monitoring conditions, saying the air is safe to breathe. but those who live nearby are concerned. >> last night was really bad. hard to breathe a little bit but we just stayed inside.
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>> reporter: some even finding debris from the fire in their yards. >> they look almost like a lump of charcoal. >> reporter: and while schools are set to re-open today, some environmentalists say the toxic chemicals streaming into the air could become a threat to people living in the area at any time. >> by looking behind me you can tell this is not normal. this is not fine. the only thing that's preventing this from being a major catastrophe are favorable weather conditions. >> reporter: and outdoor activities at schools in this area are cancelled as a precaution. officials say they expect this massive fire to keep burning and it may not be out till tomorrow. michael? >> wow. thank you so much, marci. now to those new warnings about major flooding in the midwest as more states are on alert for record flooding and more rain moves in. abc's gio benitez is in nebraska with the latest. good morning, gio. >> reporter: michael, good morning to you. the waters rose so quickly here that we are just now seeing the true extent of the destruction
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left behind as these waters recede. take a look at this house, because it's still surrounded by water this morning. let's go ahead and show you what we are seeing across this state because more than two-thirds of nebraska's counties are still in a state of emergency this morning, 14 bridges have been destroyed, and at least three people have died. now, this all started because the ground was already frozen from record snow and cold. then, water levels rose in those rivers. the water had nowhere to go. and then the warmup started. the flooding did, too. now, officials here are calling this the most extensive damage this state has seen so far. it will take months, possibly even longer, for them to recover. michael? >> all right, thank you so much, gio. now to ginger and, ginger, when will the worst of this be over? >> for nebraska you got another half inch of rain or so on the way. it's happening now. but look at these pictures. the rivers in missouri, in illinois, still forecast to go up to three feet higher than what you're seeing right there. this is north of st. louis. those homes isolated like
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islands and, again, they still have more water coming. then you look at near colona, illinois. so, this is the rock river. and near moline, the worst flooding since 2013. where is it coming from? that snowpack. it is so intense. lots of places had their snowiest februarys on record if not their snowiest winters so you see all those warnings stretch down to memphis, down the mississippi into louisiana. we're going to be watching this, michael and robin, for weeks. >> yeah, it is massive. ginger, thank you. now to the latest on that possible terror attack in the netherlands. a third person is now in custody after a gunman opened fire on a tram killing three people and wounding five others. ian pannell is on the scene for us with more. good morning, ian. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, robin. breaking right now, the police here just announcing that there was no personal relationship between the main suspect and those victims. that indicates there was no personal motivation.
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also, they're saying that they found a letter in the car that he used to escape suggesting a possible terrorist motive. that police investigation still very much under way. overnight, police arresting a third suspect in connection with the shootings that have shocked a nation. gunfire erupting on a dutch commuter tram midmorning yesterday. raising immediate fears this could be related to the new zealand terror attack. the gunman, wielding an automatic weapon, killing three and wounding five more. the attacker then fleeing the scene sparking a massive manhunt. the city of utrecht locked down and heavily armed counterterrorism police swooping in. with dozens of tactical officers moving through the streets of utrecht. authorities now have this man in custody identified as a key suspect seen here on a tram shortly before the attack. he's 37-year-old gokmen tanis known to authorities and has a criminal record.
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>> we are investigating all possibilities so that means possible terrorist motives but also other possible personal motives. >> reporter: while the victims are a 19-year-old woman and two men, one aged 28, the other 49, three others are said to be severely wounded. three people in custody. the dutch police can hold them up to three days without charge. but this investigation is still goes on into exactly what happened right here and crucially, why? michael? >> all right, so much more to investigate. thank you so much, ian. as investigators try to determine a motive for that netherlands shooting, u.s. intelligence officials are sharing new concerns that there could be an increase in attacks after that mass shooting at two mosques in new zealand. abc's will carr is in christchurch with more. good morning to you, will. >> reporter: good morning, michael. authorities both here in new zealand and in the united states say there is a real concern over copycats. it comes as both isis and al
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qaeda are calling for retaliation so law enforcement across the world is on high alert after 50 people were killed here in new zealand. 30 people are still in the hospital. and the prime minister says the gunman will face the full force of the law. >> he sought many things from his act of terror, but one was notoriety. and that is why you will never hear me mention his name. he is a terrorist. he is a criminal. he is an extremist. >> reporter: the prime minister says she wants to strengthen the country's gun laws in the next ten days. they don't have the second amendment here in new zealand so you could see those sweeping changes pretty quick. michael? >> all right, thank you so much, will. i'm pretty sure some people say the sooner the better. to the white house now. president trump's lawyers heading to court this morning to face questions about the trump international hotel and whether the president is profiting off of foreign governments in violation of the constitution. abc's kyra phillips is outside the hotel. and kyra, this lawsuit poses a
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pretty serious threat to president trump. >> reporter: good morning, george, that's right. you're absolutely right, it could. this historic lawsuit about the hotel behind me has nothing to do with russian election interference or the special counsel. but it could reveal the inner financial workings of the trump organization. it's hailed as washington's exclusive social club, stop by any night and you may walk into corey lewandowski's book party. or rudy giuliani's guys' night out. even the president himself dropping in for dinner. >> thank you, everybody. >> reporter: there's also the bahrain, azerbaijan, even a south korean politician live-streaming his dinner. and the kuwaiti embassy recently hosting its annual gala. two cabinet secretaries in attendance, but now a historic lawsuit filed by the d.c. and maryland attorney generals calling into question those foreign patrons claiming president trump is profiting off
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foreign governments. and they say that's a violation of the u.s. constitution. >> we can prove that the president of the united states, a major owner of the trump hotel, is, in fact, receiving moneys from foreign countries. >> reporter: their lawsuit alleging president trump is violating the constitution's foreign emoluments clause, which bars those in office from accepting gifts or profiting from a foreign government. trump's attorneys fighting back arguing that foreign dignitaries are not attempting to curry favor with the president by patronizing the trump hotel. but may simply just prefer the trump brand. and that the president isn't prohibited from engaging in private business transactions. now, george, the trump organization telling abc news that they donated last year's profits from foreign governments to the u.s. treasury. we're talking about $191,000. they also say we do not market to or solicit foreign government
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businesses. trump's attorneys want to see the lawsuit dismissed. but prosecutors want the court to allow them to start gathering evidence. they've already issued dozens of subpoenas, george. >> yes, to answer those questions at the end. this is not the only place where the president is facing questions over this issue. congress looking into it as well. >> reporter: absolutely. his conflicts of interest have attracted the attention of the house oversight and judiciary committees. it's a main focus, george, of those 81 letters sent to people and businesses connected to donald trump earlier this month, george. >> okay, kyra, thanks very much. michael. now to that new alert about spring break dangers that emergency meeting is getting under way in miami beach this morning after a series of fights broke out. and two college football players were robbed and shot nearby. abc's victor oquendo is in miami beach with the details. good morning, victor. >> reporter: good morning, michael. the mayor of miami beach has seen those videos of
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those fights that broke out right here along ocean drive on miami beach. he calls the situation unacceptable. now calling for an emergency meeting to discuss safety concerns during spring break. this all-out melee on ocean drive, one of several brawls across miami beach in the days since spring break kicked off. this morning, police say they're cracking down to prevent the widespread violence and unrest from escalating. the city giving police an additional $700,000 this year so more officers can be on patrol. mostly for spring break. even using infrared radar technology to keep an eye on growing crowds after dark. >> i sent letters to somewhere around 300 or 400 college presidents across the united states. and in addition to the presidents of every greek fraternity or sorority. we're cracking down on quality of life offenses like drinking in public, smoking weed. >> reporter: and on saturday, two college football players from texas a&m commerce were robbed and shot outside downtown miami. both jay bias and xavier morris in the hospital in stable
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condition. >> they were just in the wrong place at the wrong time. they had come in on a redeye to start spring break and literally the first place they went was to the grocery store and unfortunately didn't quite make it back. >> reporter: police still gathering details on what led up to the shooting. miami beach police gearing up for yet another big weekend here. they prepare for about six weeks of spring break. it's not over yet, robin. >> it is. all right, victor, thank you. now to new fallout from the college admissions scandal. usc is now cracking down on current and former students who may be involved in the alleged scheme. our chief national correspondent matt gutman has more from los angeles. good morning, matt. >> reporter: robin, good morning. this is a big shift from the university. until now, it said it would only take action against kids involved in the application process. now it's going after students actively enrolled in the
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college. it's right after spring break at the campus and this means that any student involved in that massive alleged bribery scheme by rick singer will not be able to re-enroll in classes in the spring semester. they are also not going to be able to get their school transcripts, which could affect their transfer to other schools and means it could affect their job applications in the future. now, among the most prominent faces in this category are olivia jade, the daughter and her sister, who are the daughters of "full house" star lori loughlin. >> and, matt, we're hearing another parent has turned herself in. >> reporter: that's right, 11 days early, and that was in boston in a court there. she and her husband accused of spending $600,000 allegedly in bribes to try to get their kids into usc and ucla. now, she was released on a million-dollar bond. did not make a plea but faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted. robin? >> all right, matt, thank you. this is far from over. >> not even close yet. okay, now to another hollywood executive forced out.
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in this me too moment. the head of warner brothers has stepped down amid an internal investigation into whether he promised movie roles to an actress he was having a relationship with. linsey davis has the details. >> reporter: a major fall for a media giant, warner brothers studios' ceo kevin tsujihara who has led the company through lucrative films like "a star is born." and the latest lego movies is now stepping aside after allegations of sexual misconduct, the 54-year-old studio chief was said to be pushing for auditions for the woman he was alleged to be having an extramarital affair with, british-born actress and singer, charlotte kirk. kirk has appeared in small roles in hit movies like "ocean's 8." >> so this is your gallery? >> yeah, one of them. >> where are the others? >> reporter: tsujihara initially denied the allegations, but then leaked texts to "the hollywood reporter" pointed to a sexual relationship. tsujihara reportedly telling kirk, i need to be careful. and later the actress reportedly writing, you're very busy.
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i know. but when we were in that motel having sex, you said you would help me. his personal attorney has stated mr. tsujihara had no direct role in the hiring of this actress. in a letter announcing his resignation, tsujihara wrote, we have decided that it is in warner brothers' best interest that i step down as chairman and ceo. kirk previously released her own statement saying, i emphatically deny any inappropriate behavior. also adding, mr. tsujihara never promised me anything. warner media released a statement saying, in part, the company continues to work with a third party law firm to complete its investigation with mr. tsujihara's cooperation. charlotte kirk has released her own statement saying she is deeply saddened to see tsujihara step down. i think it is important to make the distinction, tsujihara does not face a sexual harassment or, you know, any kind of misconduct issue here. there's a california law that basically forbids bosses from having sex with subordinates even if it's consensual. that's what he faces. >> a law for that?
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>> apparently so. >> common sense. >> you learn something new every day, though. there's a law for it, robin. thank you so much, linsey. now we go to an incredible moment on the court from the one and only steph curry. take a look at this. the two-time mvp might start out a little cold in the game last night against the spurs but this unbelievable buzzer-beater at the end of the first quarter was straight fire. yeah, 61-foot three-pointer from the opponent's three-point line is the farthest shot anyone has hit in the nba this season. but it still doesn't break curry's personal record of 62 feet back in the 2015 playoffs. i don't know who is measuring, guys. but it wasn't enough for the warriors, they still lost the game 11-105. the last time george and i played he made that on routine. >> not close. >> curry who? >> he posed like that. how about it's march madness time.
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this morning, we now know the seedings for the women's tournament that were unfortunately accidentally leaked in advance. some big twists. for the first time since 2006, perennial powerhouse uconn is not a number one seed. the 11-time national champs entering the big dance as a number two seed. the number one seeds are -- defending champion notre dame, last year's runner-up, mississippi state, hail, state. baylor, the overall top number one seed. and louisville, tennessee, on the bubble, making the tournament for a record 37th straight time. every single time they've made the tournament. >> incredible. overnight boeing's ceo spoke out after those two crashes. we'll tell you what he said raising questions and take you inside a boeing 737 simulator to show what may have gone wrong. that is ahead. right now, we want to go to ginger. >> the tuesday trivia brought to you by capital one.
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breathe but those who live nearby are still concerned. there are new warnings about flooding in the midwest as more rain moves in. rivers could rise and record flooding could spread to more states. and take a look at this. super bloom of poppies in southern california's lake elsinore. so many people have been rushing to take selfies. on monday, officials shut it down. they decided more access this morning. it is pretty. >> gorgeous, gorgeous. but now to new developments involving the deadly crash of the boeing 737 max jet. boeing's ceo speaking out overnight, as we learn more about what those black boxes reveal. david kerley is at a 737 simulator in toronto with more. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, robin. we're trying to give you a sense of what it's like in this aircraft a little bit later. together in ethiopia and in the next day, day and a half we may have more information on what happened in this secon boeing 737 max crash in
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ethiopia, the ceo appearing on camera in a statement to the flying public. >> lives depend on the work we do at boeing. and that demands the utmost excellence and integrity in how we do it. >> reporter: he says his company is cooperating with the faa and ntsb on the investigation into this crash, now gathering in ethiopia to analyze the data and the lion aircraft in which it acted in a similar way. >> together we'll keep striving to earn and keep the trust people have placed in boeing. >> reporter: boeing, according to one financial analyst, could lose $500 million a month coming in while it's stopped delivery of the 737 maxes. isas que swirl about prsured them to cede more and more control to boeing. >> it is the norm now for most of the work of certifying the
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safety of an airplane to be delegated to boeing engineers. >> reporter: now, increased scrutiny. investigations about how the jet's new anti-stall system called mcas connected with the first crash was certified safe. boeing did market this model to airlines as cost effective requiring minimal training and no time in a simulator because of commonality with the previous version, the 737 next gen. >> i talked to an american airlines pilot who told me that his transition from the 737 ng to the 737 max required him to train for approximately an hour or less than two hours on an ipad. there was no simulator training. there was no real world training. that was it. >> away we go downhill. >> reporter: flight instructor aaron murphy is in a simulator from that previous model, 737. in the first crash we know right after takeoff bad data turned on that anti-stall system, the mcas.
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>> the mcas is perhaps sending in information we're stalling. we fight it. we get on the trim and try to recover. >> reporter: the difference in the max is that that automatic system would be more aggressive in pushing the plane's nose down essentially putting it into a dive. >> the mcas is trimming down. >> reporter: murphy illustrating how that anti-stall system which pilots didn't know about before the crash was difficult to battle and if they did correct, the mcas would re-engage. >> the mcss is trimming nose down, we're fighting it and then it kicks in again. >> reporter: the question this morning, was that anti-stall system involved in both crashes? >> it just becomes a seesaw battle and every time it takes over it is trimming further nose down. >> reporter: so we are simulating right now nose down and, aaron, boeing has a procedure basically that you're supposed to follow if this happens. what do you do? >> absolutely. it's the runaway trim procedure and first thing you have to do is turn off the autopilot. get rid of the automation. >> if the tail is still nose
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down you have two switches down eare. ioto come d stabilizer trim cutoff switches and shut it off. this is a manual wheel which doesn't turn in the simulator but you are now moving the tail back up to get us back up to level flight. >> you are completely flying manually at this point. >> that's correct. recovering the flight path of the aircraft and we'll head straight back to the airfield. >> the procedure basically shut off the system which he just did. this looks complicated if you have not been in one of these cockpits but it's like your car. >> with the right training it's second nature. >> new software is coming on the way it works in the max. that's supposed to be out in a couple of week, guys, according to boeing and the faa. >> how many simulators are there, steve? >> so, there are only a few actually, boeing has one in miami. air canada has one. american airlines is getting theirs in december. basically the simulators are
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very similar except they are a couple systems that act differently in this -- >> i'm sorry i called you steve, david. we're about to talk to aviation expert, conell steve ganyard. what did you see in that demo, steve? >> robin, really interesting there. i'm glad david did that. that tells us what could have prevented the lion air mishap. in that there was maintenance malpractice, things that weren't fixed and then there was pilot error. you saw those two switches that the captain there in the simulator switched off. if those two switches had been switched off and left off in the lion air crash, it would have never come down. so the real question is, did this new autopilot that boeing initialized in the max, was it a contributing factor? but we have to go back to what we know in the lion crash was human error. >> how can people trust? how can passengers trust manufacturers, regulators when they're only being told now that they're doing what they can to
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make sure that that aircraft is fully safe? only now they're doing that. >> yeah, robin, we haven't seen anything that would suggest that there was any duplicity or boeing was covering something up, but david did point out there is a real balance here, was the faa underfunded and did they have to rely on boeing to certify the jet? and in the process did something where an engineer said this could never happen because people would have to make five or six different errors, did that actually happen and did this autopilot contribute to the mishap in lion air and maybe in the ethiopian crash? but, robin, you know, flying is based on trust. it's just not natural to get in that little tube up there and fly at six miles above the earth at the speed of sound and so when something calls into question the safety of that airplane, people get very nervous. boeing as a business rests on trust. if they can't get our trust back, they're not going to be
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around much longer as a company so they have a vested interest in making sure this gets fixed and fixed right. >> of course, they have a vested interest in this but is the problem just faa being underfunded, or is there some kind of inherent conflict where the faa is expected to protect safety and boeing needs to get them online. >> there is a tension between the commercial push to get these airplanes off and to get them certified quickly and so this is something that the congress is actually going to have to go back in its oversight role and make sure that too much of the certification process is not being given to the manufacturer. it's a real question. >> okay, steve ganyard, thanks very much. >> our thanks to david too. >> fascinating. coming up, teacher under arrest accused of having a relationship with a teen. his parents used a phone app to uncover. we'll tell you how. ♪ [friend] i've never seen that before.
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we are back with the case of an arizona schoolteacher accused of having a secret relationship with a teenage student. his parents uncovered the relationship with a phone app and amy is here with the details. good morning, amy. >> this is a jaw-dropping story. the arizona teacher is 27 years old. her student, just 13. and software the parents installed on his phone led to a very dramatic arrest. >> this officer has a body camera on him as well. >> reporter: a 27-year-old teacher pulled over and put in handcuffs charged with sexual abuse allegedly carrying on a secret relationship with one of
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her young students. >> i have to stop by them or we just pass them? >> we have to go in the door by them, okay. >> if you want to keep your head down, you can. >> reporter: his parents can be heard in this call confronting the teacher from goodyear, arizona, about the abuse. >> you are a [ muted ] monster. you are a child molester. do you understand me? >> reporter: and now we're learning more about how the boy's parents uncovered the abuse after installing a program on their teen boy's phone that tracked his texts. they discovered illicit exchanges between teacher brittany zamora and their 13-year-old. it's called sentry. one day sentry flagged repeated use of the word baby. the boy's mom saw the messages and then his dad confronted his son. the distraught parents called the police. during an interview with investigators the 13-year-old student describing the messages. >> she said to text her so she wouldn't be bored, and i said,
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hi, mrs. zamora, and she texted back hi, and then we just like started texting. she would be like, oh, my god, i love you, and i would tell her i love her too. >> reporter: the boy telling investigators the text flirtations eventually turned physical. a scary reality for many parents. the u.s. department of education estimates that 4.5 million students, or 1 in 13, experience sexual misconduct at the hands of a school employee sometime between kindergarten and 12th grade. now, zamora is behind bars charged with eight conducts of sexual misconduct with a minor, two counts of child molestation and one count of transmitting surendered her state teaching certificate. >> what can you tell us about this app? >> sentry is available on android phone, not yet on the iphones yet but certainly this has proved to be a very powerful tool for parents.
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good morning, south bay. let's get up and get going. >> this isabnis.od mjessa frni nicco is here with our forecast. >> thank you, jessica. a look from our roof camera. a little caution at the beaches, exercising, got some allergies out there. still mild. watch out for the tree pollen, it's going to be high once again. temperatures near 60 in the coast. rain starts to roll in tonight, we have chances friday and again monday. alexis? >> we have our sig alert and that big problem getting off tracy but things have improved. we're down to the far right lane blocked. due to that major truck fire. speeds not improving much, 4 miles per hour, 7 miles per hour. i still would delay that trip if possible. no other major problems right
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now. bay bridge metering lights still on. >> coming up on "gma," eat to beat disease. we'll have another "abc7 news" update in about 30 minutes and
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. the toxic chemical plant with a massive fire raging now for 48 hours straight. it's creating an enormous plume of smoke headed straight for houston. city officials say the air is safe to breathe. the latest from the scene. flooding disaster. more rivers rising right now. states under flood warning. we're live from the center of the storm zone. new this morning, a major warning about sugary drinks and those tened beverages linked to increased risk of death and cardiovascular disease. the risk double for women. also this morning. the popular instagram fitness influencer with almost 1 million followers facing new complaints now filed with the state attorney general's office. she said she's made a mistake but many customers still claiming they have not been refunded after paying as much as
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$300 a person for personal fitness and nutrition coaching saying, they received none of it. could she be facing a major lawsuit? ♪ eat to beat disease. the new book that says we should treat our food the way we treat medicine. the five foods you need to know about this morning from sourdough bread to mangoes. ♪ and it takes two. the queen and duchess kate together in a rare joint appearance this morning for the first time in seven years. all the details as we say, good morning, america. goomoin america dortouel sry, i it is great to have you with us >>ndomorroishe first day of spring. we canpring cleaning all week
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long so, as you start your breakfast, we've got some great ways to organize your kitchen and make your fridge look like this. yes. >> whose fridge looks like that? >> thank you. come on. >> our prop fridge looks like that. we'll tell you how to put everything in a zone and we're going to explain that to you later on. >> i remember dear diane sawyer always wanted to go in people's homes and look in the refrigerator. she wanted us to do a piece on that, to look in everyone's refrigerator. >> i'm a bachelor this week. it's not pretty. >> oh, really? >> we're going to get to that later. first, right now the latest on the massive chemical fire in texas entering its third day. marci gonzalez is on the scene. >> reporter: firefighters are trying to keep these flames from spreading anymore. and despite how ominous this looks officials say the air is still safe to breathe. though, that could quickly change. this morning, that thick cloud of black smoke hanging over deer park, texas, as a raging fire burns out of control at this
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chemical plant. >> three of our tanks are still on fire and three are intermittent fires. >> reporter: six tanks now burning filled with chemicals used to make gasoline, solvents and glues. testing shows the air is safe to breathe but those who live nearby are concerned. >> last night was bad. >> reporter: some finding debris from the fire in their yards and while schools are set to re-open today, some environmentalists say the toxic chemicals streaming into the air could become a threat to people living in the area at any time. >> this is not normal. this is not fine. the only thing that's preventing this from being a major catastrophe is favorable weather conditions. >> reporter: and ycan' the fire still out of control this morning. officials say they'll likely have to let it burn out on its own. which they say could take until tomorrow. michael. >> we will hope it burns out soon. thank you so much.
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and now to those major flood warnings for millions from the dakotas all the way to the gulf coast. abc's gio benitez is in nebraska with the latest on the damage there and what else is on the way. good morning, gio. >> reporter: michael, good morning. people are waking up this morning seeing this damage for the first time since the flooding began. the state is calling this the most extensive destruction yet. 14 prinls have been destroyed. here in nebraska making it very difficult for people to get around. three people have died. now, more than two-thirds of nebraska counties are still in a state of emergency right now and rain is on the way today so officials are looking at that very closely because the ground is just so much rated after all of this flooding. the good news is, the water is receding in this area. but there's so much damage, destruction, that it's going to take months, possibly longer for them to clean up and rebuild. michael. >> all right, thank you so much you, gio. robin. now to that new research on sugary drinks and how they could
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put your heart at serious risk especially for women. a study by harvard scientists finding that adults who consume more than two sweetened drinks per day had a 21% higher risk of death and a higher risk for cardiovascular disease compared to adults who had less than one sweetened drink a month. the heightened risk for women is more than double what it is for men. the american beverage association responding by saying soft drinks are a safe part of a balanced diet. the authors of the study saying water is the best and healthiest choice. >> okay. coming up here, new trouble for that popular fitness influencer whose followers say she scammed them. we'll tell you how they're fighting back. how you can eat to beat disease. the foods that may prevent or reverse illness. the five foods you need to know, mangoes to sourdough bread. >> and we're spring cleaning your kitchen with an expert behind the neat method. plus, a great audience upstairs and lupita nyong'o is here live.
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♪ know when to hold on know when to fold up ♪ ♪ know when to walk away ♪ know when to hide >> kenny rogers, "the gambler." >> we were talking about the fact i used to be a country music deejay. >> which is awesome. >> thank you so much. [ applause ] george was a little kinder than michael was. >> i'll tell you, you were remixing. you got, you got to know when to -- that's what she was doing. [ laughter ] >> i like the remix. [ applause ]
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>> i wish. welcome back to "gma" and this terrific audience we have. [ applause ] good to have everybody here. and tomorrow, we have two of the stars from "pretty little liars" they will be here talking about their brand-new stuff. right now, adrienne, a little "pop news." >> thank you so much, robin. good morning to you guys. okay, we begin with our first look at the poster for quinton tarantino's movie "once upon a time in hollywood." the poster features brad pitt and leonardo dicaprio and leo simply writing hollywood 1969. this isn't the first time we've seen them in character for the movie but the internet has some feelings about the shot. one person comparing it to the poster for "how to lose a guy in ten days." look at this. like, it's some type of bromance. regardless, we want to see this movie and it's set to hit theaters this summer. i mean, come on, guys, it's a
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movie poster, right? >> exactly. [ applause ] i'll be watching. i'll go see it for sure. >> two hot guys that are great actors. to a heated debate. it's real. setting the internet on fire. "sesame street's" twitter account, yes, the show posing this simple question. you're stuck on a deserted island and you can select one of these "sesame street" friends to come with you, who do you choose and why? so the choices are, we know them all, elmo, cookie monster, grover, oscar the grouch. people had strong opinions about this. some threads showing that cookie monster is the right choice because he has the food, right >> smart. [ applause ] >> that's what i thought. >> chocolate chip, mind you, and oscar is the choice for a lot of others because he can deal with the rugged conditions. [ laughter ] >> who knew? >> people put a lot of thought into this. >> okay, our favorite take is by
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comedian paul f. tompkins who says elmo is the only choice. grover is too anxious. cookie monster would go through cookie withdrawal. anyone who chooses oscar should be on a watch list. the question is, who would you pick? who would you guys pick? >> i guess i'm not going to pick oscar. >> i guess not. >> who with you pick? >> i was going to pick oscar, but not now, i got to fly tomorrow. >> cookie -- if he's bringing cookies, i'm with cookie. [ applause ] >> carbohydrates are our friends when we're on a deserted aisle. timely, to a record-breaking pigeon. yes, a belgian pigeon named armando soared above the rest when he sold for $1.24 million at auction. okay. now, what makes him so valuable, you ask. he's considered to be the best long-distance racing pigeon of all time, according to the
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website that organized the sale. the auctioneshg er calls the price, unprecedented. i would say so. now he has been dubbed the louis lewis hamilton of birds named after the formula 1 driver. $1.42 million for a bird that we see every day. >> who paid $1.42 million for a pigeon. >> i know the name but i'll let you google that later. >> i'll tell you this, if you see me in the park trying to catch a pigeon, don't be alarmed. >> you'll know why. >> there is a chinese businessman and apparently this is a collective item there in china. i have no idea why. $1.24 million. >> yeah. >> we'll keep the name secret like they are. they're not telling us. >> thank you, adrienne. we're going to move to our "gma" cover story. the legal backlash against an instagram fitness influencer accused of scamming clients around the country. some looking to take serious
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action. amy is back with that story. >> thousands are joining a facebook book for those who sit brittany dawn took their money and never delivered and now many are taking those complaints to the texas attorney general. >> good morning, youtube and welcome back to -- >> reporter: she's the finance influencer with almost a million followers facing complaints from thousands of dissatisfied customer. >> it might take a little while. >> reporter: new complaints being filed with the texas attorney general's office alleging that brittany davis, the face of brittany dawn fitness, never delivered on personalized diet and fitness plans that in some cases cost close to $2300 per person. davis posting an apology on uber. >> i made a mistake. i made a mistake. i made a mistake and i've taken full responsibility for it. i made things right and i did whatever it took to make things right. >> reporter: and many customers still claiming they have not gotten full refunds. a change.org petition titled stop brittany dawn fitness scams signed over 11,000 times asking brittany davis to make things
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right with her followers, kayla signed that petition. >> i trusted her. i'm upset i told her about my depression and i opened up to her, you know, expecting her to help me. she basically blew me off. >> reporter: she said she paid $185 for two months of individualized workouts with weekly check-ins and macro adjustments but says she never received any of these services and saying she is only been offered up to a half refund. she now wants to help other. >> for me, i would just like for everybody that she's taken money from to get a full refund back. also, i feel like for her, the best thing would be to take away her platform of still scamming from other people. >> reporter: when the complaints came to light brittany davis posted this apology video. >> i am sorry. i realize i messed up and i'm moving forward. >> reporter: on monday, posting another response to angry customers. >> as a business owner, as an
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influencer i have learned from it and i'm a prime example of what can happen if you have a platform and you mess up. >> reporter: kayla says many former clients don't want an apology, they just want their money back. >> the people who already got hurt and scammed from her are getting rehurt and scammed from her again waiting for her to respond. >> reporter: so also on that facebook group many former clients say they are looking into a class action lawsuit on this one, so it is far from over for brittany. >> ooh, we'll see what happens. you have heard the phrase no doubt you are what you eat. well, what if you could eat to beat disease. that's the title of a new book all about foods to boost your health and immune system. paula faris talked to the doctor who wrote it. good morning, paula. >> reporter: good morning, robin. this is fascinating and not a diet. dr. li says it's a manual to help us understand how to stay healthy. research shows these foods of which he has identified 200 help you prevent and beat disease including starving cancer. it's the age-old saying, you are what you eat. and now in his new book "eat to
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beat disease," dr. william li is taking that notion one step further. >> do you say that we have completely underestimated how foods can beat disease? >> we can take food seriously like we take medicine. using the same rigor, using the same science, using the same demand for evidence we have for medicines. >> reporter: his book doesn't contain a weight loss program. and it's not about what foods to avoid. instead, it's a guide to integrating some of the hundreds of health-boosting foods he says research shows starve cancer, reduce your risk of dementia and beat dozens of avoidable diseases. his top five, soy milk. you're here to say it's not bad. >> well, soy has developed a scary reputation because some people believe that an estrogen like compound that's found in soy can cause breast cancer. it turns out that the research is completely turning that fact around. soy actually contains a plant estrogen that is nothing like human estrogen and can counter
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its effects. >> dark chocolate good for you. >> it contains these polyphenols that can help activate cells in our body including our stem cells. >> tomatoes. >> they're a great source of vitamins and other nutrients and contain lycopene. lycopene is a cancer-starving substance. >> sourdough bread. >> sourdough helps to build our immune system. >> mangoes. >> they actually activate all five of our health defense systems at the same time. >> reporter: the goal is activating those five health defense systems in your body by eating five disease-fighting foods five times a day. so we're just adding five of these to our menu for the day. >> pick five, you can pick ten, it's about diversity. it's about having choice. check off the ones that you already like then you have a head start on health because you're starting with what you love. >> you see on that table, red
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wine, beer, olive oil, yes, please, right. he says what set him on this journey as a medical doctor after a prognosis, his patients would often ask, what they could eat? he was not taught this in medical school or his additional training and he thought it was wrong, robin, so it set him on this path and says all of this is backed by hard scientific evidence and research. but it is really fascinating. >> good to know. what's your big picture? >> i know dr. li. he is legit. the real deal. but let me give the big picture view, as paula said in medical school doctors are taught basically zero about nutrition. in general, the field of nutritional science is really in its infancy. its methodology is not as sophisticated as our medical science yet and that limits the information that we can be taught so we definitely need more understanding when it comes to this because, again, we know that food can make us sick and potentially obviously can make us better as well.
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>> so, in his book, he talks about eating the right foods. let's flip it a little bit. if you eat the wrong foods, what's the biggest effect you can have? >> i think that's important, robin. we have to start with the harms or the risk or even the status quo and unfortunately we've heard the s.a.d., the standard american diet, typically high in processed foods, high in sugars, high in chemicals and nutrient poor. not getting a lot of bang for the buck when you eat the way we normally eat and that has been associated with everything from obesity to heart disease to cancer to mood conditions, the list goes on and on so, if we don't take a look at where we are right now, it's hard to move to a place where we can fix it. >> there's a good point. food can be used as medicine. >> yes. >> if you will. >> hippocrates said that. >> how can we boost our immune system? >> what dr. li talks about, you
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want to give your gut good nutrients because the microbome which we hear so much about, things like, pomegranate, bean, pumpernickel bread. you need to give pumpernickel some love. no one ever talks about pumpernickel. there are compounds that are good for not just our genetics but gut and in moderation, chocolate has been associated with lowering of stress hormones, lowering some inflammatory markers. >> but dark chocolate. >> dark chocolate, that's right. so walnuts, we want to eat -- he has a great list, 200 foods but if you start thinking about this as medicine, i think as a society we will do so much better. >> all right, we're learning. thank you so much as always, jen. ginger. now that we've taken care of our bodies, it's time for self-care tuesday. this is how murphy does it at least. murphy is 6 years old, just loving life. enjoying it there in kentucky. we thought that was so beautiful. look at the little eyes close.
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that's how i feel every time i get a massage. please send your "gma" moment to my facebook page. we would love to share something from your family and s i'm abc7 news metrologist mike nicco. mostly cloudy. not quite as warm today with chances and showers wednesday, thursday, friday. here's a look at today's temperatures. 59 at half moon bay. the rest of us about 70 degrees. mild tonight. low to mid-50s and a few upper 40s. we've got a chance of showers starting tonight through the day tomorrow with some thunderstorms and now to a very special moment for duchess kate and the queen. the two are teaming up for the first time in years for an engagement and erielle reshef is here with all of the details. good morning, erielle. ging.
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it's a big day for the duchess of cambridge accompanying the queen without her husband, prince william on an official outing in london. this morning, a rare royal duo in action. the queen making a joint appearance with duchess kate. the monarch looking pretty in pink gearing up for spring tomorrow and kate a little more somber in gray. the pair officially re-opening a newly renovated building at king's college, london, at which the queen is a royal patron. >> it's definitely an honor for members of the royal family to be invited to carry out engagements with the monarch. it's an opportunity for them to further their bond with her and also for them to learn from her on the job. she's been queen for 67 years. she's been doing this for a long time. she knows what she's doing. >> reporter: the last time we saw the queen and kate out and about together without prince william was seven years ago. they went on a trip to the town of leicester as part of the to.en's nationwide diamond they were seen giggling together, much like when the
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queen went on a girls trip with her other granddaughter-in-law meghan traveling on the queen's personal train. a rare treat for the duchess who was less than a month into her marriage with prince harry. >> to go on the royal train is very special. it's not used very often. it's a nice opportunity for us as well to see them interact together. meghan clearly already has a nice bond with the queen. >> and now that prince philip has officially retired from public life, the young royals are stepping up and keeping the queen company. as we know, the soon-to-be 93-year-old monarch does plenty of engagements solo as well. >> wow, i can't believe it's been seven years since we've seen those two together. thank you so much, erielle. everybody, stay there, because oscar winner lupita nyong'o is here live. we'll be right back.
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our news app and abc7news.com. the news continues right now [ cheers and applause ]t now welcome back to "gma." our next guest san oscar-winning actress who starred in the block buster "black panther." and she's now scaring audiences in the new horohorror film, "us which already has 100% on rotten tomatoes. yes, please welcome lupita nyong'o. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> hi. >> good to see you. >> how are you? >> great to see you. >> and you. >> that's beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. >> thank you. [ applause ]odness.
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i have only seen the trailer so far. not only is this a new genre for you but you are playing two different roles and sometimes you're on the screen together with just yourself. i mean, how challenging was that? how exciting? >> it was pretty challenging. i never got to meet my scene partner, you know. [ laughter ] so it was quite a technical challenge. and, of course, to play both roles took a lot out of me. they're very different and they're coming for each other so it took a lot of like acting with a green dot on a pole. things like that so i was very surprised to see the movie and to see how they so seamlessly made it work. [ applause ] >> because you wouldn't know that. >> yeah. >> and it is a horror film. you may be a little too convincing because i hear you scared a fan at a screening. >> i wasn't even trying. that's the thing. >> really convincing. >> i went to the toilet as one does. [ laughter ] you know, and she came out of the stall before me and i came
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out of my stall and she freaked out. she was washing her hands very zen-like then she looked up and she was like -- aagggh! and then she just held her heart. >> if there is something what is the scariest thing about you? >> well, what's scary about me is that i really like scaring people. so that's -- yeah, i'm one of those. like, before the film came out, my mom was terrified of seeing this film. and, in fact, she watched it with her eyes closed and her ears -- manager in her ears. she hasn't really seen it. but a week before she came from kenya and i lay in wait at the foot of her bed. >> oh, no. >> before she got to bed. and i got up and i said, are you looking for me? [ laughter ] >> i almost went like this. whoa. [ laughter ] oh, boy. >> it is a mind-bending idea.
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this family that you're in in the movie is being terrorized by a family that looks just like them. >> mm-hmm. >> you guys ready to see some? >> please. [ applause ] >> things line up you know like coincidences. since we've been here they've been happening more and more. i think -- i feel like it means, like, she's getting closer. >> who? the mirror girl? >> you don't believe me. >> ooh. >> okay. i'm scared. >> i almost did this to my face. you know, when you watch a film like that you don't know when something is going to happen like that. >> there's a lot of that. >> you are a big jordan peele fan. >> yes, yes, yes. [ applause ] >> it's true you snuck out of
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"black panther" pron to go see "get fe in one month, yeah, it came out when we were shooting. [ applause ] >> some are calling jordan the next hitchcock and when you think back the way we got to know him was through comedy. >> right. >> what is he like on the set? >> he's actually -- you know, he's very even-keeled, warm, focused person. of course, he -- this is a very intense movie and he had the levity. he does it with such passion and he enjoys it so much. and it was -- setimesyo know, hy would do this nakia impression on set, the nakia dance, it was not accurate. it's definitely got us a little and ready to play. >> he's brilliant. >> he's amazing. >> but he also gave you homework so you could be prepared so he gave you a list of ten horror
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films to watch. were there any standouts? >> they went in an order from the mildest to the most intense and the last one was "martyrs" and had a little footnote, enter at your own risk. and i was like, wow, okay. so i saved it for last and by the end of it i never did my homework alone. i always had a friend over that i bribed, that i bribed with one thing or another. and at the end of it, my friend said, okay, i'm going home. and i just started to cry because i was so scared of being alone. do not watch it. don't do it to yourself. >> you know who is not scary? >> who? >> winston duke. oh, he is -- >> yes. so brilliant. >> so what was it like to know you all would be working together again? >> we went to drama school together. and we have a long-standing friendship and i trust him and he's so brilliant and trust him as a friend and colleague so to
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have that comfort, you know, going into this film, much bigger of a role than i've ever played and having him by my side, it was like home, you know. it was easy chemistry. >> i can imagine you gave him the call and you're like, you've got to do this. >> oh, yes. i texted him when i got cast and jordan told me he was interested in him. i texted him and i said, read that script. say yes and show up. [ applause ] >> that's an order. >> yes. >> and "us" is coming out on friday but also "star wars," "black panther." those two franchises you're a part of. they both have new movies that are coming out. but all these things are so shrouded in secrecy. i won't ask you to give us something about both of them. but give us something about one. just one. >> i can give you something about both. >> oh! >> oh, give us something about both. >> "star wars" comes out before "black." >> oh, you're good. you're good. >> that is breaking. [ laughter ] lupita, i tell you what, every time we see you we're so happy to have you here.
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>> oh, my gosh. >> this movie, we can't wait to see it. so highly anticipated 100% on rotten tomatoes which is very, very hard to do. go ahead, robin. i'm sorry. [ applause ] >> can i say this? how incredibly proud we are of you. >> yes. >> i mean, you come on to the scene. you win the oscar. you are just the same, just down to earth, so talented and sharing with others. and it's just so great to see that. thank you. >> and "us," yes, "us" hits theaters this friday, make sure you check out lupita, everybody. and coming up, we're going to tell you how to organize your
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we are back with our spring cleanup series and this morning we're focusing on the room you're probably in right now, your kitchen. ashley murphy, the co-founder of the home organization company neat method, is here to help us. welcome, ashley. welcome. now, you say that organizing your kitchen can actually save you money. how is that possible? >> well, by living an organized life you can find things you need more easily. so you'll kind of see as we get into spaces that you can put things in designated categories and then you're able to find everything. >> you don't do like i do. >> you don't overbuy. >> i overbuy, and then i have three of everything.
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and we have a viewer who sent us in a picture of their refrigerator which is an absolutely mess. they need some help. that's carrie's refrigerator. you're going to help us. we have a refrigerator here that's been transformed. very similar to carrie's. so can you do the big reveal? >> of course. >> and toll us your number one tip for getting this refrigerator organized. look at that. [ applause ] what's your number one tip? >> so really our number one tip is to create zones so you'll kind of see we like to refer to it as prime real estate. so everything that you need, like, at an accessible area. so that you can easily grab it and go. here we have kids' snacks even. and so kids can easily grab that. even over here what's really great about our refrigerator is it kind of already comes with these zones so on this side it kind of forces you only to put things that actually fit here. and even over here, we have the beverage side that you can store
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all of your beverages, or even any foods that are similar. >> so just because they have these don't mean just throw ig in this there. there's a reason they're organized. >> yes, yes. >> also you have in your pantry. >> yes. >> you recommend some zones in the pantry, as well. >> yes, so over here -- >> what do we have over here? >> so just like the refrigerator it's kind of nice to set up these diz designated areas. so prime real estate things you need accessible. for example, over here we have this breakfast bin, so i think everybody is kind of eating breakfast daily. >> yep, so slide that right in there. >> so with the breakfast bin, you can obviously -- you're in a hurry in the morning trying to get out the door. it's all right here and ready to go. and then even like again kind of that idea of like what you want your kids to access. >> oh, keep it down low. >> yeah. so here we have kids' snacks, if you want them accessing it, obviously. and then this is a great one up
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high. >> oh. >> with sweet treats and baking. >> oh. you gotta use energy and work off the calories to eat the calories you get up there. >> exactly, exactly. if you doan bake a lot, you know, stick it up high. things you use more often. >> are these baskets good if you're limited for space if your pantry? >> this is a good example of a reach-in pantry. i'm sure a lot of new yorkers have this with this small space so it's good to kind of take everything, place it into a container. even down here, if you have a little bit more space, and you want to take things out of the boxes, you can store them inside clear plastic containers or jars. so that you can access them a little easier. >> very simple. got to be a little organized. ashley, thank you so much. you can get her step-by-step tips on our website and thanks to lg for providing the refrigerator this morning. we appreciate that, you guys. and we're going to throw it over to ginger right now.
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>> michael, you know, we've got four jars of sun-dried tomatoes open in my fridge. i'm inspired and will be cleaning. but let's talk about spring because it is happening tomorrow. yes. and on the kennebunk river in maine they were feeling it. that will be me taking spring in right there on the sunshine. so what, you're on an iceberg, it's happening. and you're al going to get this. a coastal storm will try to sneak up thursday into friday for the northeast, interior will get snow and frozen precipitation with that. let's just remember spring is tomorrow. right? forget about a good morning. increasing clouds today with a chance of rain as we head into the evening and overnight hours. during the day, not quite as warm as yesterday, especially long the coast. t accuweather seven-day this weather report sponsored by prudential and are you ready? it is time for a "gma" exclusive. woody, buzz lightyear and the rest of the beloved "toy story"
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gang are back. and they're getting ready for a special reunion with a long-lost friend. here is the world premiere of the first trailer for "toy story 4." >> everyone, bonnie made a friend in class. i want you to meet porky. >> hi. >> ah. >> he's a spork. >> yeah, i know. forky is the most important toy to bonnie right now. we all have to make sure nothing happens to him. >> i am not a toy. i was made for soup, salad and then the trash. freedom! >> buzz, we've got to get forky. >> affirmative. >> ow. >> we have to find him. >> what would woody did? >> jump out of a moving vehicle. >> let's go. >> if you gotta go, you gotta go. ♪ god only knows where i'd be without you ♪ >> i'm coming. >> on my way, woody. >> to infinity and beyond. ♪ god only knows what i'd be without you ♪ >> kaboom. >> i was made to help a child. i don't remember it being this hard.
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>> woody, everything is going to be okay. ♪ god only knows what i'd be without you ♪ [ applause ] >> ah. "toy story" is getting better and better. yay. you can watch the entire trailer right now on goodmorningamerica.com. "toy story 4" hits theaters nationwide on june 21st. we have some kids to take. >> yes, we do. oh, my gosh, yes. >> tell us what's coming up on "strahan & sara." >> cooking fried pizza with action bronson. >> fried pizza. >> just when you thought pizza couldn't get better. plus, "deals & steals" with tory johnson. including a tiny elliptical machine for under your desk which we'll need after we eat the fried pizza. >> i'm watching. both of these things. >> come eat, ginger. come crash our set. >> i'll stick around for you. you've done ours. next on "gma," behind the scenes of "santa clarita diet" with drew barrymore.
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[ applause ] d dirs drew barrymore and she took kayna whitworth behind the scenes for a sneak peek at season three. good morning there, kayna. >> reporter: hey, robin. good morning, drew barrymore telling me she's never done a television show before. and she dove into her first one with excitement, alongside her co-star timothy olyphant. she says they mirror the normal daily struggles that couples deal with, but they offer a delicious antidote. meet the hammonds, joel, sheila and daughter abby, your average american tv family living in southern california. >> are we raising a monster? >> reporter: tackling dilemmas. >> you're not dating. >> or hooking. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: to, well, sometimes not so average problems. ♪
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>> so, my world disgusts you? >> what are you saying? she's a zombie. >> i don't like that word. >> drew barrymore and timothy olyphant star in "santa clarita diet." >> i don't feel dead and undead. i feel the opposite. totally alive. >> reporter: "gma" heading to the set, sitting down with the dynamic duo, finding out what makes this fabulously grotesque series stand out. there's this realization, right, that you're going to grow old and die. >> yeah. >> and you are not. >> i know. >> when you say i do to someone, it says forever, eternity but what if eternity was stretched out far longer. we can spend eternity together if you let me bite you. what do you say, mr. hammond? will you take this woman to be your wife for the next thousand years or so? >> reporter: while grappling with how to live a normal life with a not so normal family, the show keeping overall themes
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relatable for viewers. >> this is nonconsensual it wouldn't be love. >> good point, sweetie. >> it seemed important to say. there's so much heart to the show. i find myself more connected to the heart and humor and the metaphor of a marriage. >> reporter: that lively energy seen on and off screen. stars like liv hewson and skyler gisondo taking me inside the home where the magic and mayhem happens. so the kitchen, the eating of the humans just happens normally sometimes in the kitchen is so -- >> they're up high right now but those lights, there was an eyelid there last year. that wall was covered in blood. >> yeah, oh. >> many corpses have hung out around this island. >> yeah, and i reall baggg l monday, tuesday. the bizarre plot, with a hint
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of satire they say is the key to the show's success. >> i've had people come up to me and say, oh, my god, i love your show. it's so smart and so stupid in one breath. it just gives -- >> he loves that word stupid. whenever he cracks up he's like it's so stupid. >> i'm like, it's so stupid. it's so stupid. but it's really -- >> can you take that as a compliment? >> i mean it in the nicest way. i mean it is a compliment. >> so funny enough by the way drew actually goes vegan while they're shooting this. she says it's a healthier way to live and since her character sheila is living her best life, she tries to do that also and, robin, it's hilarious. timothy, and he says it like this on set, he has a veggie burger, wait for it, with bacon. >> okay. i'll take your word for it, kayna. thank you so much. looks like you had a great time. thank you, kayna. season three of "santa clarita diet" hits netflix on march 29th. and drew barrymore will be live in our studio in just a few weeks. we'll be right back.
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good morning, bay area. let's get up and get going. >> this is "abc7 mornings." good morning. i'm reggie aqui from "abc7 mornings." we have some breaking news. sky7 above baker beach where a cliff rescue is taking place. a person is stuck about 100 feet from the water. and it looks like he's starting to slide down a bit. we're going to continue watching this cliff rescue. we will update you on our app and abc7news.com. what does it look like weatherwise. >> we've got some allergies out there. otherwise it's a pretty nice day to be outside. the cloud cover is going to dominant until it rains tonight. >> unfortunately, no change. we've got a sig alert. extremely long delays out of the central valley. >> time now for "live with kelly
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