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good morning, america. bill clinton and donald trump face off overnight. >> let's say hillary is president. oy. >> it's kind of scary this year. >> clinton taking jabs at the gop front-runner and trump on the defensive over that new campaign ad. the east in a deep freeze this morning. the coldest air of the season sending temperatures plunging below zero. windchills even colder. and the the west slammed by storms. eight states on alert right now as el nino is set to bring downpours, flash flooding and mudslides. a wild shoot-out on the highway caught on camera.
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a violent chase shutting down one of the busiest freeways in southern california during rush hour. how police finally stopped the murder suspect on the run. ice ice baby and a galaxy far, far away on "gma" with "star wars" about to become the biggest movie ever. this morning we take you to one of the hidden worlds where it was filmed. the icy place behind the hottest hit right now. >> and good morning, america. you know -- i love that music. >> i know. >> so many spectacular other worldly landscapes in "star wars." you see it right there. and now people are actually going and flocking there to visit these places. amy on her way to one right now. we're going to hear from her in just a little bit. >> with amy on a special assignment it's good to have tom llamas with us. we begin with the race for the white house. donald trump and bill clinton going head to head on the campaign trail overnight. the gop front-runner going after
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abc's cecilia vega is here and, cecilia, the race heating up with just 27 days to go for the first votes. >> oh, but who is counting, right? >> exactly. >> reporter: good morning to you. all eyes on iowa. those caucuses right around the corner. a sign this race is hotter than ever, take a listen to this. bill clinton has been in donald trump's direct line of fire for a few days now. but finally, the former president is is speaking out for the very first time. overnight, donald trump stirng up this crowd of thousands with a one-two punch. >> hillary, hillary, let's say hillary is president. oy. oh. >> reporter: and just a few miles away. >> it's kind of scary this year. >> reporter: hillary clinton's husband on his first solo campaign trip this election taking some not-to-subtle jabs right back. >> when there is discrimination against african-americans or hispanics or muslims, just because of who they are, i don't like that.
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mentioning trump by name or his recent tactic dredging up those past scandals. >> this is a woman that has been really an enabler. and that's not a good situation for hillary. >> reporter: so i asked, donald trump says your past is fair game. i've got to ask you, you keep coming up on the trail with him. is it fair game? and after a long pause, finally an answer. >> the republicans have to decide who they want to nominate. i'm trying to tell now the democrats and the country why i think hillary would be the best president. and i think there's always attempts to take the election away from the people. >> reporter: trump taking his offensive to the airwaves too. >> he'll stop illegal immigration by building a wall on our southern border that >> reporter: his first campaign ad just released and already under fire. this image of a flood of appears to be the u.s. border in mexico.
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5,000 miles away in morocco. trump now on the defensive. >> that was just video footage. it's just a display of what our country's going to look like. we're like a third world country like a dumping ground. so you can just take it any way you want. >> reporter: for her part, hillary clinton trying to stay above the fray, with a new donald trump strategy in the new year. >> i've adopted a new year's resolution. [ applause ] i'm going to let him live in his alternative reality and i'm not going to respond. >> okay, cecilia, that new year's resolution from hillary clinton and you could feel bill clinton biting his tongue when you asked him that question. >> yeah, he seemed to pause like he seemed to be staying on message yesterday, this might be the bill clinton of the 2016 race. we talked yesterday about how he got in trouble in 2008 for going off message. this time around i think you're probably going to see a more subdued bill clinton, at least for the time being.
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this morning is that he very much knows his role this time around. that he is, in fact, the supporting actor, if she is the star of this show. >> okay, let's talk about that now with matthew dowd, our political analyst. should make another new year's clinton that much. >> i think she should leave bill clinton at home in the course of this. one, we all know he's popular. the problem is he reinforces with the voters that she is part of the past. part of the past. and voters always want the future. the other thing i think is this helps donald trump in the republican primary. it helps him because hillary clinton is despised by republican voters. and it's a bank-shot through bill to get to hillary. that's why i think in the end, in the short term, this helps donald trump. >> so he's attacking bill clinton. meanwhile, you see all these other republican candidates in this final four weeks until the iowa caucuses really starting to attack each other. >> yeah, we're in the time of the thing where it's musical chairs but there's no teacher in the classroom to keep the rules.
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out. limited space so see who can stay in. we have green eggs and ham and fantasy football and limited chairs and people are trying to dance arn and get the last few chairs remaining before iowa and new hampshire. >> the real grudge match, between ted cruz leading in iowa and marco rubio, another 44-year-old cuban-american senator. they seem to be fighting it out for that space right behind donald trump overall. >> yeah, i mean, donald trump is still the dominant character in this race. but somebody needs to be second or somebody needs to be third in the court of this race. and you is have two brand-new senators going at it, as you say, in the course of this. and i think it's only going to get more and more heated as we get closer to iowa and as we leave iowa into new hampshire and the other states along the way. this is going to be a very heated race between the two of them. >> no question about that, matthew dowd, cecilia vega, thanks very much. to robin. now to president obama's big push to keep guns out of the hands of criminals. the president addressing the nation later this morning announcing actions he hopes will
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without the help from congress. abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas is in washington with details. pierre, what exactly is changing today? >> reporter: good morning, robin. president is potentially greatly expanding the universe of people who should consider themselves as federal gun dealers and as a result require background checks on their gun sales. we're talking about hundreds if not thousands of people who are now selling firearms at gun shows or online. the white house is essentially saying if you routinely get income from gun sales, you should consider yourself a commercial dealer. those who violate this mandate, selling guns with no background checks and without registering with the federal government are subject to five years in jail and a $250,000 fine, robin. >> what would be the possible impact of this, pierre? >> reporter: well, there's some question as to whether there are enough federal agents to enforce the new guidelines. proponents say this could mean many more background checks on gun purchases catching people who fell through the cracks. opponents say it puts more
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sell weapons. robin? >> okay, pierre, thank you. abc will have live coverage of president obama's announcement on gun control later this morning expected to be around 11:40. >> around 11:40. we're going to move on now to that rough start to the new year on wall street, coming off the worst opening since the financial collapse of 2008. you see the numbers right there. the dow down almost 300 points. our chief business correspondent rebecca jarvis is at the new york stock exchange this morning and, rebecca, worries about china sparked the sell-off yesterday. what is the forecast today? >> reporter: good morning, george. we're looking at another volatile day here. overnight in china stocks sold off again. and the stock market here in the united states is setting up for a day down at least 100 points. the big issue right here, as you say, is china. fears of a slowdown in the world's second largest economy having a ripple effect on the united states and other global economies, second, issues with oil. now, oil prices are near the lowest levels they've been in years. and that's great news for consumers.
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to energy companies and the jobs that those energy companies create, george. it's all setting up for a volatile day on wall street. >> a rough start to the year means a rough start for the year? >> reporter: there is an old saying, george, here on wall street, as january goes, so goes the year for stocks. the good news is that there are still 18 trading days left in january to really set the tone for the year. >> thanks very much. >> always optimistic. that standoff in oregon. authorities and residents there are telling the armed militia men who seized federal land to leave. but they are not backing down. and abc's neal karlinsky spent time inside that wildlife refuge. good morning, neal. >> reporter: robin, good morning. the group has now spent three frozen nights inside the compound which is just on a dirt road back there. not exactly a glamorous place to hold a siege. so far despite calls for others to join their cause their numbers have not been growing.
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time, authorities are publicly telling an armed group of ranchers here in rural oregon to back up and get out. >> it's time for to you leave our community, go home to your families and end this peacefully. >> reporter: the group which now calls itself citizens for constitutional freedom is holed up inside this federal wildlife sanctuary, land they seized while no one was here. this van's been coming and going a lot. seems like some of their supplies. we were allowed inside to see where they sleep and prepare meals and found this man who posted this emotional good-bye to his family before joining up. >> my daughters, maddie and lilly, i love you so much. your daddy swore an oath. he swore an oath to protect and defend the constitution. >> reporter: inside his views were the most sobering of anyone we met. do you fear this could turn into something serious enough that you would not be able to return
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i'll tell you right now nobody here will fire that first shot. we will protect ourselves, but that's not what we want. >> reporter: the group says they're fighting for nothing short of the liberation of thousands of miles of federal land, which they believe should be returned to america's ranchers. their initial cause -- outrage over the conviction of fellow ranchers who turned themselves in to federal prison monday for setting fires on public land was just the beginning of a string of grievances. there are no police anywhere near here. so far sources indicated that because the area is so incredibly remote, authorities are in no hurry to do anything but watch and wait, george. >> they could be hunkered down for a long time. neal, thanks very much. we'll turn to the fight against isis and the hunt for this masked man from the terror group's latest execution video. authorities trying to determine the identity of this new jihadi john and abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross here with the details. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, george. u.s. and british authorities today are closely studying this latest isis propaganda video
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identify the new english speaking executioner who is now taking the place of the terrorist called jihadi john who was killed last year in a u.s. drone strike. behind the blacks mask the isis 2016 version of evil personified speaking with a british accent. >> and we will continue to wage jihad, break borders and one day invade your land. >> reporter: since the release of this 10 1/2-minute video which shows the execution of five supposed british spies, u.s. and british officials have been analyzing it in detail. looking at the physical build, the eyes, and the the speaking voice and accent of the new isis executioner who calls british prime minister david cameron an imbecile. >> only an imbecile would dare to anger a people who love death the way that you love your life. >> reporter: among the possible suspects is this well-known british radical, siddartha dhar
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year and a half ago. after he and his mentor angem choudary were arrested by scotland yard on charges of supporting terrorism. >> the jihad is not a bad thing. >> reporter: dhar was interviewed by abc news correspondent lama hasan in 2014, as he urged young muslim men in london to push for sharia law. >> i think that will be the beginning of the end of the united states of america, britain and the entire world. >> reporter: a side-by-side comparison of dhar and the new executioner is far from conclusive. his family says it's not sure it's him. some reporters who interviewed dhar say it is him. and others say it is not. one person in the video who has been identified by his family is this young english speaking boy who isis shamelessly uses to call for the killing of disbelievers. a london cab driver now told british reporters that that young boy is his grandson, the child of his daughter who went to syria to marry an isis
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repeatedly in social media propaganda on behalf of isis. george? >> boy, that is just terrific. okay, brian, thanks very much. other top stories from tom llamas in for amy starting with a nightmare for commuters in l.a. >> that's right. good morning, guys. we start with dramatic video from one of the busiest freeways in southern california. interstate 5 was shut down during evening rush hour as police opened fire, shooting a suspect wanted for a string of violent crimes including murder. he had driven the wrong way down the freeway and crashed into a car with a family inside. he was rushed to the hospital. he's in critical condition right now. a former south carolina police officer charged in a deadly shooting last april has been released from jail. michael slager was seen on camera shooting walter scott -- you may remember this video -- who was unarmed at the time. slager has been freed on $500,000 bond now under house arrest awaiting his murder trial. overseas growing tensions between saudi arabia and iran are threatening to derail peace
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the tensions stem from saudi arabia's execution of a shiite cleric which outraged iranians. the saudis have now cut all ties to iran stopping trade and grounding flights and today kuwait became the latest saudi ally to cut diplomatic ties with tehran as well. a big scare on the sidewalk for these people in turkey. suddenly an avalanche of snow comes crashing down from a roof sending pedestrians running to escape. two women were buried but others rushed in to dig them out. surprisingly, everyone is doing okay this morning. finally a family in idaho woke up to a loud crash. they feared it was a burglar. instead, it was this. a giant elk. the 600-pound animal had fallen through a basement window into the kids' playroom. the elk apparently a billiards lover, it took 2 1/2 hours to coax it out of the house. it finally scrambled up the stairs and ran outside to join its herd. it's so funny.
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he went downstairs terrified. turns on the lights and sees that giant elk and took off running. put the kids in the bedroom and called 911. >> 600 pounds. >> that staircase too. >> eight ball in the corner pocket with the antler. let's move on to bill cosby and that growing scandal. his wife now set to testify tomorrow in a lawsuit filed against the comedian. but she is fighting back tstop it. abc's ryan smith is here with the very latest. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning to you, lara. camille cosby's lawyers are on the offensive hoping one last effort will keep her out of her husband's fray. this morning, camille cosby fighting back. filing this emergency motion to delay her deposition scheduled for tomorrow. mrs. cosby hoping to avoid court after a decision forcing her to testify in a defamation suit filed by seven women who accuse her husband of drugging and sexually assaulting them decades ago.
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mrs. cosby, concerned she'll be forced to share intimate details of her marital life, including her husband's sexual proclivities, attaching this e-mail claiming the plaintiff's attorney threatened to get the u.s. marshal to secure her attendance. camille cosby has only made one public statement since dozens of womens have come forward with accusations, defending her husband of nearly 52 years calling bill cosby the man you thought you knew. a man now facing criminal charges. >> he is in good spirits and he has confidence in his legal team's ability to bring about justice for him in this case. >> reporter: just last week, days before the statute of limitations was set to expire, the embattled comedian was charged with drugging and sexually assaulting a former temple university employee at his pennsylvania home in 2004. cosby consistently denying the allegations against him and currently out on $1 million bail. if she loses the motion camille
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deposition. as for the criminal case against bill cosby he's charged with aggravated indecent assault. his next court date january 14th. if convicted he could face up to ten years in prison, guys. >> what do you think will happen with camille cosby? interesting. i think if the judge sees merit to her argument, he will let her stop this then they to the deposition later if he rules against her. now to that deep freeze it is chilly here and those storms are lashing the west coast. rob has all that and snow is creating some driving problems too, right, rob. >> yeah. brutal cold stuff. yesterday, we had streamers of lake-effect, even ocean-effect snow across much of the northeast. here's one of those streamers and the impact it had across pittsburgh. an inch or two of snow caused multiple accidents because it's so cold. cars going off that roadway and refreezing some of that melted snow. pu right now, it's minus six in boston. the wind chill. it's minus 3 in new york city. flash flood watches out for california for one system, two systems and another one behind this so we're looking at
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inches of rainfall, flash flooding could be an issue there. good morning, happy a storm is bringing snow to the mountains but across the eastern plains, high cloud cover to deal with. look at the shot of snow, not until late wednesday, early thursday. but today is the warmest day on the seven-day forecast. 48 degrees this afternoon. and it is going to be a really pleasant day today. tomorrow, we are a touch cooler. low 40s wednesday.
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is live on the scene for us. sally? >> reporter: and this s.w.a.t. situation wrapped up two hours ago but as you can see behind me, there is still a lot of activity going on. and the tow truck came by, and they are still waiting to tow one of the cars out here that crashed. now we learned new information on this. here is what we know happened. police tell us around 2:30 this morning, they got a report of an aggravated robbery, with carjacking, near 60th and holly in commerce city. and we were told it was two females armed with a handgun, who stopped a male driver and forced him out of his vehicle. a police pursuit then happened. and the pursuit spilled into thornton with the suspect's vehicle crashed right here at 84th and conifer. and the female would not exit the vehicle, or the females wwuldn't exit the vehicle and than when the thornton s.w.a.t. team was called in. once the s.w.a.t. arrived, the women came out of the vehicle and were taken into custody. right now, there is no more information on the identity of these women. or why they decided to carjack this driver. for now, we are live, denver 7.
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we have a little mix of sun and clouds this morning. a pretty shot from limon. the sun is now popping up, a bright drive for our 3 eastbounders. and the temperatures right now, upper 20s, to near freeeing, in littleton. and a little warmer in caatle rock above it and 21 in fort collins and highs in the my neighbor says we can get gig internet speed from centurylink. if i had a gig, how long would it take to download an hd movie?
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detoured around there. mostly using 83rd avenue. and half an hour on the north side of town going all the way to downtown denver. an accident northbound i-25 near 6th. that is clearing. and colorado, and ex position, an accident there. heavy stop and go traffic on i- 25, to the denver tecc center.
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ice ice baby we want to show you some beautiful pictures. welcome back to "gma." that is one of the most memorable locations from "star wars." can't give anything away, but if you've seen the movie, you know what we're talking about. it's a real tourist test nation now. and this morning, we're going to take you to another one of the spectacular spots. look who's there! amy robach is there. and that's where part of the blockbuster film was filmed. >> she's all bundled up but that could be here this morning. >> that's true. >> green screen in times square. also right now former president bill clinton officially hitting the campaign
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anger unleashed by donald trump. and overnight, the st. louis rams, san diego chargers, oakland raiders all submit applications to relocate to los angeles. nfl owners are meeting next week they could pick to teams to move. >> it's still hard to believe there's not an nfl team in that market. we begin with ethan couch, the texas teen in a detention center in mexico after skipping probation. fleeing with his mom. this morning we're learning about his life on the run before being captured. hit mother heads to court. abc's matt gutman has the latest. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, robin. we expect his mother to be at this courthouse today but we're learning much more about her high-rolling texas teen son, apparently not living low profile as a fugitive in mexico, allegedly drinking heavily, using drugs, and racking up a whopping bill at a strip joint. ethan couch may have changed his look in mexico, dyeing his hair, but he may not have changed his
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staff at a puerto vallarta strip club called harem telling abc news before his capture in the resort town the affluenza teen was reportedly boozing it up there, racking up a $1,000 bill with lap dancers at harem, a favorite of drug lords including el chapo guzman. when he allegedly couldn't pay all of his bill, bouncers escorted the the teen, who had been convicted of killing four if a 2013 drunk driving crash, back to his resort. there, we're told, his mother paid the tab. this morning couch is in a much more sober place, this immigration detention center in mexico city which we visited in 2001. there mostly central american migrants are four to a room. couch is fighting his deportation back to the u.s. investigators say ethan couch and his mother, tonya fled to mexico in december allegedly skipping probation when this video purportedly showing him at a drunken party went viral on twitter. family members of his victims
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>> saw kind of the details of it and my son and i just looked at each other and we were like, really? what a stupid plan. you know, i mean, for an escape plan that's -- wasn't well thought out. >> reporter: this morning, his mother, tonya, is facing extradition from los angeles to texas. she faces two to ten years if convicted of helping her son get away. she's expected to be brought to this courthouse in shackle this is morning. her attorney tells us she's not expected to fight extradition back to texas. robin, george. >> we move to "making a murderer" generating buzz and petitions calling for the convicted killers at the center of the story to be pardoned raising questions about whether evidence was planted. but the prosecutor in the case is fighting back, saying the producers left out key evidence. we'll hear from him in a moment after this report from abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: the netflix series "making a murderer" has hundreds
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watching the story of steve avery. >> hello, dad. >> reporter: who was freed after spending 18 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. not long after avery is arrested for the murder of teresa halbach, a young photographer whose charred remains were found on his property. >> he wanted us to help him get rid of the body. >> reporter: the series showcases riveting courtroom testimony questioning the state's evidence against avery and his then teenage nephew. >> because i didn't really do it. >> reporter: the defense attorney suggests he was framed. >> you're hearing the evidence of the conspiracy. >> reporter: avery and his nephew were convicted of her and sentenced to life in prison. >> nothing in your life suggests that society would ever be safe from your behavior. >> reporter: now outraged viewers want them freed. more than 200,000 people have signed a petition on and another 30,000 are asking for presidential pardon for
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>> we wanted to present as many sides as we could. but at the same time, we also wanted to tell a compelling story. >> reporter: but in a statement to abc news, prosecutor ken kratz alleges important evidence was left out of the documentary. evidence like avery had drawn a torture chamber while in prison, that avery called the victim's job to specifically request halbach the day she died. and that he called her cell phone three times, twice using the star 67 feature to hide his the filmmakers say they were and accuracy. >> from my perspective it's a fair representation of what we witnessed going on and that the prosecution and the victim's family have voices in this series. we hear them talking about how they're feeling. about why he thinks his case is strong. >> reporter: when abc news approached netflix, we were told there was no further comment. for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york.
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we are joined by the former prosecutor at the center of that case, ken kratz. thanks for joining us. we outlined in the piece some of the evidence you believe was left out. why do you think they left it out? >> obviously this wasn't a documentary at all. this was a defense piece. it was generated by and for steven avery by his defense team. it wasn't until netflix decided to repackage this as a documentary that both sides were invited to participate. and so if some of the evidence that was selected, i would call it handpicked or cherry-picked over an 18-month period, didn't fit with the narrative or the conclusion that mr. avery was the product of a conspiracy or some planting of evidence, it's my belief that the filmmakers just wouldn't include that information. my biggest concern about this whole process was their decision then to call it a documentary.
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have a new trial? >> this docudrama i think it's called, itself is not going to form the basis of a new trial. it doesn't matter how much attention it receives, unless there's a legal challenge that comes forth, there shouldn't be any reason for a new trial. >> the filmmakers also included information about you in the documentary. something we covered in years past that you were forced out of office because of a sexting scandal. do you think that was relevant and is that why you didn't participate in the film? >> well, that part of the case is rather disturbing. i engaged in which were deplorable. there wasn't any excuse for that kind of behavior. but they happened three years after the conclusion of the avery case, and so the rel vaps
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didn't make any sense to me, and really a lot of the people that watched it. they don't have anything to do however with the steven avery case. the filmmakers knew that and to include it, i think, was unfair. >> finally several hundred thousand people have petitioned president obama to pardon steven avery. what do you say to them? >> well, as i understand, the president, since it's a state case, wouldn't have any pardon opportunity. and i doubt that any executive officer, whether it's the president or the governor, is going to weigh in on this in any substantial way. it's unfortunate, however, that the victim's family really has to go through questions and this kind of nonsense that law enforcement is responsible for the death of their family member rather than those that were convicted of the crimes. >> mr. kratz, thanks for your time this morning. >> all right. george, have a good day. >> he's right about that. the president really has no grounds for stepping in here. >> a lot of people are talking about this documentary. coming up caught on camera, a woman escaping from a carjacker. how she was finally able to break free. wait till you see this video.
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and we're back now with that daring escape caught on camera. that young woman carjacking breaks free from a 150-mile ride. this morning, she's speaking out about how she survived. and abc's kayna whitworth has her story. >> reporter: a mad dash for safety caught on tape. a kidnapping victim escaping her assailant after spending hours as a hostage in her own car. >> i really at points didn't know what was going to happen. >> reporter: 23-year-old rachel stevenson stopped at a pennsylvania gas station wednesday afternoon. when police say this man, railic chambers, jumped into the driver's seat, forcing stevenson into the car, before going on the run. >> i was just saying like please stop. >> reporter: the suspect ordering her to set the gps for virginia, but instead she used the phone to text her boyfriend. >> i was getting all these texts
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where are you? please answer. and thinking to myself, like, are these going to be, like, the last memories that these people have of me. like the people that i care about more in this world than anything. >> reporter: chambers finally forced to stop and get gas after running for nearly 150 miles. stevenson taking the opportunity to make a break for it. seen here sprinting for help as the carjacker peels away. >> i definitely was scared. but i wasn't ready to give up. >> reporter: her father grateful. >> i felt like the whole world got lifted off my shoulders. >> reporter: for "good morning america," kayna whitworth, abc news, new york. >> i bet. >> quick thinking by her to text her boyfriend. >> pretty brave in addition to being scared. coming up, amy's amazing journey to one of the most spectacular locations on earth, amy. >> george, i'm going to reveal the secret location where "star wars" shot some of its other worldly landscapes. this place is going to take your breath away coming up. ier, but lets just get real, we also want to loose weight.
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so amy, tell us where you are. >> the music gives it away. >> i'm in iceland. here at the beautiful blue lagoon, one of the most visited places in iceland. one of the many places in this country that hollywood has used for some of its biggest movies and tv shows. >> chewie, we're home. >> reporter: need an ice planet worthy of han solo? or a jaw-clenching car chase only 007 could pull off? when hollywood wants to transport you, iceland's spectacular icescapes beat any silver screen special effect. and the hottest thing to hit this frozen wonderland, "star wars," abc news confirming the mega-blockbuster shot some of its interplanetary landscapes here. atli torgeirsson, one of the
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climbers told us that they chose to shoot here because of the ice. but keeping tight-lipd on any other details. they're hoping the throng of movie fans will break visitor records, too. >> this year we're expecting it to grow. >> reporter: not the first time they set a scene on screen. remember this hot and steamy scene from "game of thrones"? it took place here a small lava cave in northeast iceland. filmmaker christopher nolan subbed it for outer space in 2014's "interstellar". >> bond, james bond. >> reporter: and who could forget the master of spies, 2002's "die another day," shot at this glacial lake in the north, one of iceland's biggest tourist attractions. we have something much bigger planned in the land of fire and ice. more on that coming up in our next half hour. back to you in new york. >> so many things happening there.
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the tickets are from $500 to $2700. at check of the forecast >> 7:56. still chilly out there. beautiful look from the top of building, looking to the west. you can see some more clouds in the mountains will pick up a little bit of snow today. we stay dry on the plains. 20s this morning. we double that number this afternoon. so mid to upper 40s for highs. and puts us a few degrees above normal here in denver. boulder at 48. and fort collins, 44. and a little colder across parts of northeastern colorado. with mid-40s, near parker and castle rock. today is the warmest day on our seven-day forecast, and it gets a little cooler tomorrow, and now our chance for snow, comes in late wednesday, into thursday, and then colder as wee head into the weekend. and 20s, but drier, jason, this weekend. >> unfortunately, we do have some new problems, and some other problems that have been resolved which is good news. this is the drive on 470, look how heavy that stop and go traffic is. not only do we have the sunshine to contend with but also an accident between here and broadway, and that's on the eastbound side. you can see it on the map, how heavy the traffic is across highlands ranch past university.
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just from kipling to i-25. and speaking of i-25, heavy stop and go southbound. and 225 pretty buzzy. the hampden and monaco crash clearing up. a half hour downtown to the denver tech center. and offfreeway accidents as well including one at colorado and expose. i-25 to the north ask heavy. that situation where we had an 84th avenue area closed. all open now west of i-25.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m., and just hours after our exclusive interview with the new miss universe, the runner-up speaks out for the first time on tv about the painful mix-up seen around the world. and we hear from steve harvey now about the crazy chaos in the seconds when he realized he slipped up. 24/7 only on "gma," what's really the best diet, the brand-new expert rankings out this morning. which will help you shed weight the fastest and what's really the healthiest? you make me feel like and it was one wild and crazy night on "the bachelor" premiere.
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lengths to score the perfect ben from going on a hike. >> you knew you were attached. >> to showing up as a unicorn. note ice ice baby into the ice. we're hours away from a daring live adventure. the world's most elite climbers plunging you into a stunning hidden world. we're about to launch one bang bang into the room all that and look who's here live as we say -- >> good morning, america. vanilla ice ice baby >> it's great to have john here with us. what's the over and under on how many types we're going to hear "ice ice baby"? it is a beautiful day here. >> still love it. >> and you can see amy is there at the famous blue lagoon. >> oh. >> ooh. iceland. >> oh!
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>> it's the starting point of a marvelous adventure in the land of fire and ice. >> is that a wet suit? >> full clothing. >> okay. >> and she was proceeded by our "gma" expedition team. they spent days getting ready to pull this off and we're going to talk to amy as she gets ready to take us into that ice, one of the great hidden worlds on this planet with some help from one of the world's most elite climbers and drones, as well. >> well, with ginger on maternity leave -- >> someone's got to do it. >> she's like, i'll go, i'll go. we're like, okay. >> oh, darn it. can't wait to see more of that. also we're breaking bad habits and trying to turn them into good ones for 2016. is it time to go on the digital detox? that is the question. keep your devices from ruling your life. >> yes. >> i think so. i agree. or will that make you miss out on major milestones? dr. besser is with us with easy ways to make it work for you. >> looking forward to all that. let's get the morning rundown from tom llamas. >> good morning, again, guys. the big story this morning, president obama is bypassing
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regulations. this morning the president will announce executive orders that will require background checks at gun shows and online sales. he also wants to spend more money on mental health treatment and boost funding for the atf and the fbi. the president is expected to speak around 11:40 eastern this morning. we will carry his remarks live on abc. a new poll finds donald trump maintaining his big lead in the race for the republican nomination. trump holds a 17-point lead over ted cruz in the latest national poll. and even though senator cruz has enjoyed a narrow lead in iowa, the poll shows trump has the highest support among white evangelical voters, very important. meanwhile, trump is dismissing criticism of his campaign ad that shows this image, morocco's border while talking about the southern u.s. border with mexico. trump's campaign said they did that on purpose to show the dangers of open borders. and new details this morning about the death of country music singer craig strickland. his wife said he died of hypothermia during a storm
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hunting trip in oklahoma. his body found near a lake. his wife says he dragged himself out of the water before hypothermia set in but experienced no pain during his final moments. his band released a statement saying, "craig was like a brother whose passion for life couldn't be matched." a set of identical triplets are finally home this morning more than a month after their births. little addison, kinsly and savannah harris each weighed barely three pounds when they were born in houston ten weeks premature but on monday they were finally healthy enough to go home with mom and dad. >> we have done a lot of planning. we've prepared it for awhile now. we did deliver a little early so it's kind of -- that wasn't too expected but we're just going to go home and try to do our best. >> and good luck. three is tough. mom and dad will use ankle bracelets and color coordinated outfits to make sure they can tell their daughters apart. that's smart. all right, with those triplets that family won't have to worry about being lonely. and new research finds avoiding loneliness could be the key to
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the experts say the more social connections people have, the better. their health is during both the adolescence and during the golden years. doctors say it's important to encourage young adults to build broad social relationships, in fact, one researcher says an active social life could be as important as eating well and exercising, so get out there and make some friends apparently. finally, nothing says sexy like a shirtless former kgb agent. check it out, the creator of a new perfume for men has been inspired by russian president vladimir putin. the fragrance features hints of lemon and black currant and pinecones. the cologne called leaders number 1 is on sale in moscow for 6500 rubles or 95 bucks. some of the proceeds will go to charity. nothing says sexy like vladimir putin. back to you guys. >> i wish you could have seen george's expression as he was seeing that. >> not only did he call vladimir putin sexy once, he did it twice. >> you did. >> shirtless, kgb on a horse,
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it, george. >> that's what i love about you, tom. you're all in, tom. thank you. popular new year's resolutions, slimming down. this morning we have got an exclusive look at "the u.s. news & world report's" brand-new list of the best diets in 2016. dr. jennifer ashton is here. these results? >> not easily. they put together a group of some of the country's top medical and nutritional experts. they evaluated the available data and also gave their insight and opinion and expertise which is important and then they ranked these diets on a scale of one to five stars, five being the best on things like is it easy to follow. is it nutritionally balanced and here we have some of the results. >> all right. so what is the best new diet? >> so, it's called the mind diet. and we see some of the features right here. it reflects the focus on brain health and well-being and is
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environment or behavior to stave off dementia, cognitive decline so some of the things are here. you cannot eat things like a lot of red meat or sweets. red wine in moderation. >> that's another show, okay. >> as soon as we're finished i'll be getting my dose. >> okay. >> there actually have been data and good studies that show even if you don't completely comply to this, that it's good for the brain and good for the rest of the body. >> what is the best diet if you want to lose weight fast? >> rapid weight loss called the hmr diet, this has been around for about 30 years. you do order it, predicated on meal replacement and takes all of the guesswork out of it. a lot of shakes. things arrive at your house. it is a lower calorie diet, and, again, there have been studies that show those people who lose a lot of weight loss up front tend to be more successful longer term. >> really? >> a little bit. >> okay. i didn't realize that. all right, so what is the best diet overall, jen? >> big winner, it's called dash. year after year good medical and
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blood pressure and again sensible things, we know what should be on this diet and what shouldn't be and this is really the winner year after year. >> even though you're holding a glass of wine you're getting your masters in nutrition. >> yes, i'm almost finished. >> so what is your advice? >> well, look, these all look relatively similar because they're based on well-rounded meals, smaller portions, a lot of color on the plate. things need three ss, i say it needs to be safe medically and nutritionally, simple and it needs to be sustainable because the data shows a lot of these diets are effective in the short term. it's whether or not you can keep the weight off long term, that's the holy grail. if you make it a habit, it's not that difficult. >> all right. >> cheers, robin. >> i'll take this from you. you know she's going to take your questions throughout the morning, tweet her @drjashton. that's why i took this away. you have to be sober. post your questions also an "gma's" facebook imagine. lara. >> thank you, robin. >> here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu," the miss universe runner-up is speaking
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on tv. steve harvey reveals what was really going on behind his big mix-up. and is it time for digital detox? dr. b. is with us to talk about ruling your life in 2016. then a "pop news" mystery, jones' baby? he's here. come on over. we're not going outside. it's freezing here in times studio, so stay with us on "gma." we'll be right back. "gma's morning menu" is brought to you by new centrum vitamints, a multivitamin you enjoy like a mint. right vitamints. a vitamin you enjoy like a mint. t. with a full spectrum of essential nutrients... surprisingly smooth, refreshingly cool.
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we have the latest on the miss universe controversy right now, so, lara, you spoke with miss philippines the winner. >> yep. >> yesterday. now it's miss colombia's chance. >> there she is, in fact, speaking out for the very first time on tv. runner-up, miss colombia is talking about how she really feels about that on air flub that gave her the crown then took it away in just a matter of moments. >> i have to apologize. >> reporter: it was the ultimate slip-up. steve harvey announcing the wrong miss universe winner. >> the first runner-up is colombia. >> reporter: now in a new interview from univision, miss colombia speaking out for the first time on tv sharing how difficult that moment really was. [ speaking a foreign language ] saying, "i went up to my parents' room and obviously i was very sad. i was in bad shape. i was crying. i cried a ton that night." sharing her distaste for how the whole situation was handled.
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"in four minutes they destroy your dreams, they throw it this a bag and throw it in the trash. they could have done it another i feel like it doesn't matter to them. the feelings of a girl who has worked her whole life for a dream." steve harvey also finally radio show denying rumors that this might have been some sort of publicity stunt. >> why the hell would i do that? i'm already famous. do you really think i wanted to be famous like this? >> reporter: describing the moment after his crowning mistake as chaotic. >> now, i got a guy in my ear going, we gotta do something. we got to do something. that's all i'm hearing. it's utter confusion, everybody backstage. so i took it upon myself and i walked out there to do something. >> reporter: the miss universe organization telling abc news overnight that the teleprompter did not have the winner's name and just read, "and the winner is," then when harvey saw the card, he was confused. harvey taking full responsibility for that mistake.
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did. wholeheartedly. and at this point in the game, i'm not in the finger-pointing business and rolling other people under the bus. >> reporter: and while many including miss colombia have suggested the option of sharing the crown, miss philippines thinks otherwise. >> i think it would be a little bit difficult for two girls to share a crown, but i have high hopes that this will give great opportunities for me and miss colombia and the rest of the contestants. >> so now i believe we've heard from everybody. >> okay, i agree with steve harvey. in no way did he do that on purpose. >> there's no way he would want to. >> he doesn't benefit from that at all. and you know what, he flat out -- look, he made a mistake. >> absolutely. >> it happens. >> i was just explaining to you guys having done miss america and hosting it, they put in the prompter and the winner is, you have a card. they do say first runner-up, second runner-up.
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first runner-up's name because then you'd know who the winner was, so if i was doing it over again, i would say just put second runner-up. leave out the first runner-up and then have the winner. does that make sense to you? >> if you're not going to say her name anyway. >> because then you would know who the winner was. >> i guarantee they'll make it a lot easier next time around to make sure this never happens again. >> this will never be a story again. this will be -- >> famous last words. >> yeah, yeah. >> and we won't hold you to it, lara. now to those new year's resolutions and how you can break up with bad habits. this morning, it's all about the digital detox. one woman giving up social media for an entire year. could you do it and should you? abc's mara schiavocampo has the story. >> reporter: darla bunting has one ambitious new year's resolution. >> i'm giving up social media for an entire year. >> reporter: she's going on a
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for the next 365 days darla vows not to use facebook, instagram, snapchat or twitter. >> five minutes here or there turn into hours just scrolling. >> reporter: the 30-year-old education entrepreneur says she was on social media for up to five hours a day and only realized how obsessed she was after giving it all up for one month last year. >> i am walking to the bus stop. i pull out my phone. i need a break from work, i pull out my phone and i'm scrolling. >> reporter: but this year she wanted a harder challenge. >> i have to be honest, it's not easy. i had to delete the apps off my phone. >> reporter: levi felix is the founder of digital detox, a company that offers phone-free retreats to help people disconnect. >> our mission at digital detox is to help people reclaim their lives off the screen and gain mindfulness around how much they're using their devices and when it's okay to turn it off. >> reporter: the retreats offering activities like yoga, art and meditation. >> humans should be looking into themselves for happiness and the
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and say, oh, i don't need a like to feel great, that's when we're all feeling more connected to each other. has a long list of things to do in 2016 that don't include looking at her phone. >> i look forward to going to the gym, saving for a home, spending quality time with folks that i love most. >> reporter: for "good morning america," mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> okay, over there they're -- you're on your phones right now. we're doing this piece, and you are over there on your phones. can't even -- you saw that? you saw that? >> yeah. >> now, one thing we should add, darla also told us there are some big drawbacks to logging off, especially when it comes to keeping up to date on family and friends who post major milestones like engagements first on facebook. so, she says her detox is definitely going to force her to try and keep in touch more. >> yeah. >> just use the phone there.
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is good for your health, but the amount of time that people are spending on social media, the number of hours is going up and up. but it's not just hours. if people say to you that you're on it too much, you probably are. their conversations. you're always on your device when other things are going on and if you have kids and your kids are saying to you, you know, dad, dad, dad, you don't hear them, that's another sign that you're on it too much. >> so, these are the signs you're talking about. >> exactly. exactly. >> to let you know that you're on. it goes beyond that. so, if you want to kind of break away from doing this, what are some of the suggestions you have? >> the first thing, you can use your device to help you. will track how often you're checking your device. one is called check e and one is called moment. they'll tell you how much time you're spending on there. you can use -- you can turn off your social media notifications because that buzz in your pocket is going to pull you out. if my phone is buzzing, i'm not hearing what you're saying.
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what did they post on social media? if you want to try something harder, you can try airplane mode or do not disturb for real free time where you're not seconded. >> if you want to go hard core, if you really want to detox, be done with it. >> one thing we talk about have a gadget-free zone at home. you know, places where you eat is clearly a place. don't have it in your pocket because clearly you're going to be reacting for it. go for a walk, go to gym, go to dinner leaving it at home. that would be -- see how you feel about that. that's going to be really hard. >> the reaction of people. >> exactly, then have a cell phone curfew. a couple of hours before bed so you can turn down. i got to say more people have talked to me about this today, everyone is saying, i have to find a way to disconnect. >> i know. maybe not completely wiping it out, but if you really are aware of how much time you're spending and just kind of cut back on it just a bit. and you can use a phone just as a phone. >> exactly. if you're more focused on that post you're going to make instead of being there and living the moment, you've got problems.
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thanks very much. we got a lot of people inside with us, brought them in from the cold but outside with rob too. rob. >> they are tough, robin. come on. from north carolina, alabama, people from california. that feels good, doesn't it? no, no, it doesn't. even in florida it's cold. check this out. freeze warnings are posted for parts of the panhandle and southern parts of georgia. 30s and 40s there. but a big warm-up is coming on board. this blast will be short-lived. back in the 40s and 50s. when are you leaving town? >> tomorrow. >> that's bad timing. good morning, first alert weather tracking what is going to be a beautiful day today. today is the warmest day on our seven-day forecast. it gets quite a bit colder as the rest of the week goes on. upper 40s today. a little mix of sun and clouds. beautiful afternoon. and tomorrow, we are a touch cooler, but come wednesday night, into thursday, hat is when we get a chance for some snow. now, it is going to be pretty light. it looks like a few inches for the plains.
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the next >> i could go for something hot to drink. what do you got there? >> hot chocolate. >> hot chock. it's probably cold chocolate at this point. all right, guys, back to you inside. >> all right. "pop news" time and we begin with a question for you all. who is the father of bridget jones' baby? fans of the book and the movies will have to wait. not even renee zellweger knows. in the third long awaited installment of the franchise bridget winds up pregnant and doesn't know who the father is. could it be colin firth or could it be patrick dempsey? yes, mcdreamy subbing in for hugh grant taking a page from the "star wars" playbook producers are doing everything to keep it secret including filming three alternate endings so not even the actors know the truth until it hits the silver screen. the premiere is september 2016. >> we got a date.
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and it really did work for "star wars" and renee zellweger has said she thinks it's a great idea. so, looking forward to that. >> what are you doing in september? we're going. >> there. okay. something not quite comforting is brewing at windsor castle. after nearly 300 years of using the same type of bedding, sheets, blankets and down filled quilts called eiderdowns, royal management has made the decision to switch to hotel-style duvets, and some are one staff, thank you, thank you, everybody, ginger, that one is for you, baby. staff members telling "the daily mail" that many in the royal household believe duvets are too nouveau, too hotel like and that the use of eiderdowns are a tradition that demonstrate a certain attention to detail because they're layered throughout the many, many hundreds of years, it's a sheet, it's a blanket it's an eiderdown, and that way kings
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take off a layer as it is like dressing in layers, thank you to our meteorologist for clarifying. i wasn't sure about that. >> i can tell you that. >> however, the source did note that they still refuse to use those, and i quote, awful decorative cushions, thank goodness. nothing can throw my day like an accent pillow. >> this is just for the guests, right? they're not going to change things on the queen. when you go visit next time, you will have to say good-bye to duvet. >> lara, why do you have problems with accent pillows? what is it with guys and -- >> because they're annoying. >> they're always in the way. >> no purpose. >> the first thing you do is throw it down. >> it's a pop a color. >> thank you. >> robin, you and i have had many conversations -- >> endless, endless. >> and, yeah, did you want to go with a red pop, an orange pop.
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orange, breaking news in "pop news." then finally, new year, time to conquer those old fears. heard from dr. jen and now we hear from this guy. >> ooh. >> one more time, everybody. come on. no. >> oh! >> all right. i'd like to report he is feline fine. fine.
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8:27. high school juniors are running out of time preparing for tests to get college and they don't know if they will take the a.c.t. or the s.a.t. last week the department of education announced they would move from the a.c.t. to the s.a.t. now a change of plans though. in an e-mail the school superintendent, the department says it is working with a couple of testing providers to keep the a.c.t. for one more year. we will let you know how this shakes out. were you one of the lucky few who got playoff tickets yesterday? most ticket force the first broncos player game sold out in a matter of minutes but you can find some ticcets on secondary sites. we checked stub hub and you can get tickets at $150. and some skellers are asking for as much as $10,000.
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morning and ttere are a few single tickets throughout the stadium and the cheapest ticket price we could find was $450. it will cost you but you could find a ticket. >> i work in a place where we remind people to buy them and i forget to buy them. >> you forgot to do it. and you can see, out across the plains, pretty dry weather. in the mountains, we will pick up some snow today, especially across the western lopes. it will be light, southwestern colorado, under a winter weather advisory there and snow moving closer to i-75 this afternoon. and eastern plains will stay dry. next 24 hours. in fact, it is not until late wednesday, into early thursday, that we start to see this storm make its move. bb 7:00 tomorrow morning, we have more snow to the south west. and then it gradually moves east. through the afternoon and again, evening. so wednesday night, into
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we are in the 30s, thursday and one of the latest freeway problems is this one, on the westbound side of hamp dells
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turn lane, it is blocked. heavy stop and go traffic on 470. the earlier accident there near broadway is gone. i-25 and 225, still pretty busy. a half an hour from the north side. and an accident on 88th avenue west at logan, you're as cold as ice >> good song. >> they did switch the song. look at those ice drops, just stunning in iceland. see that little drone in the corner, as well. what a great way to start the morning. you got some breaking news. >> what a way to start the morning. this is truly breaking news. this is from mara schiavocampo. talk about 0 to 100. baby porter arrived lightning fast overnight. ten minutes after we got to the hospital. [ cheers and applause ] before we even completed our admission paperwork, any sooner and he literally would have been delivered by the uber driver. he's doing fantastically well. i feel terrific.
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>> segment five. >> oh, that is -- i was just asking today when she was due. >> i think that was a little sooner than expected and quick. she's lucky. >> oh, good for her. >> we love you. >> congratulations. now, let's go to amy in iceland right now. we sent her on an amazing journey to the land of fire and ice. ginger explored the fire last year. now, amy, you're there to see the ice. amy. >> right now i am here at this incredible natural geothermal spa called the blue lagoon. and while it's beautiful, the real reason we're here is to show you how you can see the impact of climate change on a massive scale. the glaciers here in iceland. look at this. we're just getting inside that crater. >> hovering mere feet over 2,000-degree lava. >> oh, my gosh. >> last year we made tv history peering inside the heart of an erupting volcano in iceland. >> 2100 degrees and that lava field is the size of manhattan. >> yes. >> scaling iceland's largest glacier, ginger and her team
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away from this forbidding wonderland getting a spectacular view where no man has gone before. >> did you just see that? the side. >> and while ginger brought the heat, now it's my turn to cool things down. today i'm venturing back to the iceland is home to natural wonders like this, the blue lagoon, naturally heated to 102 degrees by the earth's core 6,000 feet below. drone cameras to take you live for the first time below the surface of the ice to the front lines of a vanishing wonder, the immense forbidding ice sheets of iceland. in the middle vertical ice drops like this one that can be thousands of feet deep. this smugmug documentary capturing the stunning beauty and treachery of the terrain. only the world's most elite ice climbers are qualified to venture inside helping
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understand the dynamics of these melting pots. threatening our very own coastlines, scientists predicting low-lying lands like florida can be a direct hit from the sweeping snow that's draining into the ocean. but before it's too late, get ready for a breathtaking look as "gma" goes live into the ice. and before i head into the ice, i thought i'd give these magnificent geothermal waters a try here at the blue lagoon. pure research, of course, just research, guys. but it is incredible. you should try it one day. >> looks great. >> it does, yeah. relaxing before the work. >> that's a spa right there. >> even with all the clothes on. >> looks pretty good. make sure and join us tomorrow morning when amy takes us into the ice, something never done before on live tv. into the ice, that's going to happen. now, i know you guys watched "the bachelor" last night. right? >> of course. >> absolutely. >> up all night.
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with our good friend michelle. >> we were talking about it all morning long but they did promise us a big night of drama on the season premiere of "the bachelor" and i would say they delivered. here's a little recap of the highlights. michelle collins, comedian, co-host of "the view" is going to take us through it all. you were live tweeting during the show. >> i was. >> tell everybody your thoughts. >> well, first of all, best show on tv, i feel very blessed that i work at abc because this is my "citizen kane." it was incredible. ben, first of all, is so cute. >> he's really nice. he was here yesterday. i'm sure you met him. he's lovely but some of those girls, wow. >> those girls will eat him up alive. he was a sheep looking for his shepherd last night. he was sort of lost. they were completely out of their minds. >> oh, no. i mean there's a hoverboard happening. >> there was a lot going on. i will tell you this, that some of the girls who got out, i know you're obsessed with a girl with a unicorn hat on. >> i didn't understand for one second. >> it's a lot of props. they really believe in it. but there was a girl who brought a real mini horse to -- got out
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and i thought the mini horse had a chance. i was really hoping there was something in his eyes that said maybe this is the one. >> yeah. >> he ate his rose which was too bad, but there was also a girl who destroyed bread because she doesn't eat gluten, which is a very l.a. move if you ever lived there. >> i said to you, off camera, who is your favorite and you said that you really couldn't choose because they kind of all blended together to you. >> there were a lot of beachy wave. >> beachy waves are the look this year. >> yeah. you look. >> i feel like i am right there. >> it was a game of guess who except everybody had the same hairstyle and face. nobody wins. you can't figure out who's who. there was one girl who stood out for me. >> yeah, you said lace is your early favorite. >> lace is the fave. first of all, she has an american gladiator's name pack. she's a drunk which i love. >> good tv. >> great tv. >> and she doesn't have beachy waves. she's a brunette. >> she had a nice updo actually. she was very cecily strong on
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i wasn't sure if she was real. you know, because she's so absolutely out of her mind but she is fantastic and i believe if the premiere -- what do you call it, kind of season preview is to be believed, she does give a girl a black eye. >> oh, no. >> so everybody needs to start watching "the bachelor." >> i mean do you feel like it's just they're pushing the people are feeling the need to find unicorn heads? >> i mean, you know, if it were me, i always say if i got out of the limo, i'd be in a wedding gown holding a newborn just like covered in blood. like i'm so ready for you, ben. love me. >> ben, run, don't walk. so all in all, would you say this season will not disappoint? >> it is -- i'm nod kidding you -- best season -- where is my camera? best season of "the bachelor," i'm serious. i'll be live tweeting every week so join me at michcoll, little plug. >> any words of wisdom. i'm sure ben is watching right now. >> for ben? >> yes.
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i don't know like how to protect himself. mace and like conceal something. i don't know. >> oh, no. >> i don't know what i'm saying. what time is it? >> it's live tv. we love you, we love you because you will be live tweeting. we got a new episode of "the bachelor" airing monday night, 8:00, 7:00 central right here on abc, and michelle heading over to "the view," this morning 11 a.m. eastern, also here on abc. we'll get outside, we're not but we'll go outside now to rob for a last look at the weather. >> all right, 12 degrees, windchill of zero. great day to read a book. on that note we want to tell you about a great initiative from our parent company, disney, launching their fourth annual magic of storytelling campaign with first book. it's all about the importance of reading. take a look. >> once upon a time there were children who didn't know the magic of books, they didn't have stories to introduce them to now you can give stories that change lives. go to
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believe in big dreams. >> that was the one and only steven spielberg narrating. disney is going to donate its 50 millionth book and launch disney read day on february 6th with reading events throughout the country. check that out in your local area. now let's take a quick look at the weather across the country. cold here in the northeast. yeah, snowy across parts of the mountains and rainy across much of california. let's take a look >> this weather report is brought to you by publisher's clearinghouse. where are you from? >> australia, brisbane. >> warmer here. >> nice and warm. great to have you here. >> back to you inside where it's warmer. >> thank you, rob. we first got to know and adore john krasinski on "the
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could not be more different. it's called "13 hours: the secret soldiers of benghazi." in it he plays a former navy s.e.a.l. who helps defend americans under attack in libya. take a look. >> how you doing, brother? >> down time is the worst, isn't it? adrenaline leaves and your mind just starts to wander. >> yeah. >> i haven't thought about my family once tonight. i'm thinking about them now. >> of course, based on a true story, 2012. there had to have been some internal pressure for you to get this right. >> oh, 100%. i think there was pressure on everybody, certainly the actors and i will give a ton of credit to michael bay from the moment he decided to do this, he wanted to get it right from obviously it's based on a book about the true story and i think a lot don't know about the true story. i think people think they know about benghazi. i certainly didn't know about this specific story of the six guys. >> why don't you tell me that. your perception versus what you
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>> sure, i think there's so much focus on the situation politically that this was an opportunity for everybody to hear the human story of what happened that night, which is six heroes went in to attempt to save ambassador stevens and ended up saving so many american lives that night, and these guys were not active military, so they were retired and hired contractors, so they had no obligation to go in and within a split second put their lives on the line, which is i mean the true definition of heroism. >> do you feel like this movie will re-open the wound, the debate of what happened in benghazi? >> i don't know if there is a debate. i think searching for the truth is always something that's very important and i think that, you know, these guys were on set every day with us, we were so lucky to have the real guys with us. i got to meet the guy i was playing and these guys are the most wonderful, unassuming, very heroic people that, you know, i think it's about time we tell their story of what they went through. >> absolutely, and everybody can see that movie, that's coming
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>> that's right. >> "13 hours." it's incredible. i have so much to talk to you about. by the way, can we close the door? it is freezing cold in here and i don't know if you know but this fireplace you're sitting in front of, it's not real -- >> what? >> it's subzero in here but what is not subzero totally hot is "lip sync battle." i did not know you're the executive producer of that show. >> it was my idea. >> that's so awesome. >> well, i'm glad. >> is that something you and your beautiful wife emily, were you doing lip-sync battles and thought we have a lot of celebrity friends that would do this? >> not the second part but the first part, we were definitely driving in the car and we were lip-syncing to music and i got a call that i was going to go on "the jimmy fallon show." and he said what do you want to do. and i said why don't we do an "eight mile" lip-sync battle. he said yes and then all this happened. >> unbelievable. so are you saying right here that jimmy fallon copied you because he does it on your show all the time? >> no, we did it together so he's producing the show with me. because we did it on his show we decided it was his idea to say
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out of this and i thought, no one will watch that. i was wrong. >> i actually -- >> i was wrong. >> i can't look away. i think it's hilarious. >> you can't look away when i'm in a dress singing tina turner. >> yes. by the way, it's funny you should mention that. roll it. >> no. oh. >> oh, yeah. >> when you create the show you should be able to put something like this in a vault. >> yeah. >> i should have done that. >> i mean, you do. you have to sell it when it's your show as executive producer. and i do have to report that you didn't win. >> yeah, i definitely didn't win. i definitely made that dress myself. just -- no, i didn't. some fabulous people did. that's kind of embarrassing but i'm glad you're like, oh, i love this show. it makes my nightmare every day. >> well, the show is fantastic. also not only "13 hours," "lip sync battle," "the hollers" another movie coming out. >> i directed it. >> you directed it.
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it was a movie i was attached to as an actor and then they asked if i would direct it and i did and it was so much fun. we had the most amazing cast of people from anna kendrick, charlie day, richard -- it was just amazing. richard jenkins. >> nations. couldn't happen to a nicer guy. >> oh, thank you. that's so nice. i paid her to say that so it works. >> no, i mean it. i mean it. john krasinski, best of luck on everything. >> i appreciate it. >> unfortunately they're giving me the whole wrap-a-roo. so, coming up -- >> lara, wrap it. we're done. our ultimate tailgating challenge. this is why we have to get to the tailgating challenge. will you stay and eat with us? >> yes. >> hopefully it'll taste better
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you know, amy set the bar very high and it's time for our ultimate tailgate challenge. i'm refereeing. so, you guys can go head-to-head on the gourmet gridiron. rob, what do you have in store? >> i'm ready to go. >> take the pass. take the pass. ooh, nice. >> it's rob's sizzling sausage and peppers. >> whoa! >> all right. there it is right there. voila. come on. now you know bratwurst and hot dogs, they kind of get all the glory, but certainly in this part of the world gets a little bit more spacey, gives it some flavor. you can have it with, you know, lemonade or coca-cola or -- it goes well with beer or your favorite gallon jug of chianti. that's also a nice -- >> why did you look at me?
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tailgating. you're a big football fan. >> i didn't go to a football strong college so i've had giants are my team. you've got -- thank you for >> your fantasy -- for the giants. that's about all we have to be proud of. this year. >> bengals. >> jeremy hill, he's on my team. >> are you stalling because you >> keep stirring. carson palmer had a disappointing week last week but i think the cardinals will do well in the playoffs. you can grill these on a grill. you can do it on a hot plate. you can do it at home if you want. and this is a miage so it's kind of russian roulette, okay. >> what's in your -- >> this is just a little bit of marinara. you can throw it right on there. >> yes. >> just a little bit. and you can throw -- >> i like the peppers and onions. >> throw some tomato in there. >> oh, really? >> sizzling. >> okay. >> there you go. >> so then -- >> better prepared than amy. >> what? >> rob's a little better prepared than amy. >> just a little bit.
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she did just fine. >> she's in the blue lagoon right now. >> all right. dig in, guys, dig in. >> okay. >> so, sausage, peppers, onions, you just throw them in. >> cook for about 15, 20 minutes, onions, peppers, a little garlic, as well. you can take a jar or make your own marinara. >> tom llamas just getting right in there. how is it? is it really good? >> wow. >> sauce is excellent, rob. >> i would love to try. >> there's nothing delicate about your dish, rob. i'm not going to lie to you. >> it's not about being delicate. you're actually tailgating. >> how do you do this? >> you know what, it's your lucky day. there you go. >> yeah. >> all right. so how does it work? do we have -- >> i win. that's it. >> you win. >> we'll be back and explain. >> i don't know. what do you think, guys? >> he's ahead.
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breakout star brie larson is earning oscar buzz for her powerful performance in "room."
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she plays a young woman held captive for years with her son. and when he turns 5, she tells him the truth about the imaginary world she created in that room. take a look. >> it wasn't a dog. he was trying to trick me. okay? there wasn't a dog. he told me. >> i want a different story. >> no, this is the story that you get. he put me in his garden shed here. room is the shed. >> and brie larson joins us now. thanks for coming to "gma." such an incredibly intense performance, and you really had a bond with that young actor jacob tremblay. >> yeah, he's the best. i love him. >> how did you do it? i read about the preparation for playing this woman who has been held captive for years, has the baby in captivity. and you really wanted to create that feeling inside yourself. >> yeah, well, it's -- at first it seemed like a story that was so far away from me that i had
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directions in order to understand her, so i went on a very restrictive rigid diet and started working out a bunch to tear my body down, had to stay out of the sun for many months, i didn't leave the house for awhile just to kind of see what it felt like to have that sense of isolation and then the final piece was getting to know jacob who plays my son, and i think once all of those pieces came together, she made so much sense to me and the story kind of opened up and became a universal one, the story of our lives and the story of growing up and the story of falling in love, all of those wonderful things. >> and family dynamic takes hold after she's released, after they escape. and what i thought was so amazing about it is how real that relationship, those relationships were. didn't sugar coat it at all. >> oh, yeah, well, that was kind of our intention with all of this was it's a true testament to our author, emma donoghue, and our director, lenny abrahamson, who we wanted
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to try to tell this story as beautifully as possible, and love is a wonderful thing and is really painful and one of the great risk of it. >> it paid off. you earned a golden globe nomination. you're up for best drama. amy schumer, your co-star in "trainwreck," how will you celebrate? >> we're hoping to sit at the same table. jen lawrence was also nominated. so we've been on a texting thread trying to rally together to get us all at the same table and perhaps a pina colada tap attached to the table. i think it would make for a really good tv special. >> it certainly will. we will be watching. we look forward to the tap. thanks for coming in this morning.
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"good morning america" is brought to you by hilton. ready and waiting for you in over 2,000 cities. as a referee of the competition, i have to remain neutral, but, oh, my god. you're in the lead. >> get her some chianti. >> have a great day, everybody.
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today, two 16-year-old girls accused of plotting to kill fellow students and staff members at their high school in highlands ranch will be in court. these teens were arrested last month after a plot was uncovered to attack mountain vista high school. today's hearing will determine whether the two teens will be charged as attempted murder as adults in this case. fort collins police are hoping you can help them catch these two men. the pair stole from a best buy last night. `olice say these two got away with a couple of play stations. and g.o.p. presidential hopeful marco rubio is going to be in denver today. he has no public rallies planned. instead, he is hhlding a private fundraising event. it this evening in downtown denver. tickets range from $500 to $2700. yyur forecast with lisa. >> it is now 8:57. and we do have a pretty lopsided seven-day forecast. today, it is going to be the warmest day on it. mid to upper 40s by 3:00. and really very pleasant this afternoon. are you going to find a mix of sun and clouds. high clouds across the plains. and a little light snow, developing in the mountains. and now, southwestern cclorado, has seen most of it in the past 24 hours.
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snow move in, along i-70, by this afternoon. and clouds across the plains at 8:00 this evening and early tomorrow morning, that snow starts to pick up in the mountains. now we get our shots, of snow here in deever, starting late wednesday, and into early thursday. and it is also going to get colder. and 30 by friday. jason, skies clear, but we are in the 20s this weekend. >> and we have already had some chain and traction laws in the southwest part of the state. be wary of that. southbound i-25, heavy stop and go traffic. look at that, sunshine really hammering us past yale. on the map, one of the heavy traffic spots that still remains on the southbound side. 225 from parker road, a couple of extra minutes. around a half an hour, still there. and i-70, winding down but earlier accidents, quebec and northfield. that is clearing up. that drive getting into boulder and still that construction through the scenic overlook, a couple of extra minutes there
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