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pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. good morning, america. and breaking right now, donald trump surging in our brand-new poll, topping hillary clinton for the first time since may. as she battles back against that fbi investigation, defiant and demanding answers. >> i am sure they will reach the same conclusion they did when they lookeat there is no case here. donald trump doubling down. >> the clinton crime spree ends. it's going to end on november 8th. >> both their campaign managers are here this morning with exactly one week until election day. breaking overnight halloween hayride disaster. at least three people killed. seven others injured when a truck plows into their trailer. ambulances and helicopters race to the scene.
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the black friday deals are already starting this morning earlier than ever. the big amazon savings coming your way. and dangerous dip. a couple's late night swim interrupted by a crocodile sliding into the pool, snapping and attacking. the race to get out. the whole terrifying encounter caught on camera. we'll get to that video. he got out of the pool, left her. but he came back for her. he came back for her. everybody is safe. good morning. good morning, america. we have a lot of news to get to. we hope everyone enjoyed halloween last night. >> i think everyone did. i don't think anybody had as much fun as the obamas who celebrate their lt one in the white house. they there go. >> "thriller." >> kind of a dad dance there. >> we've seen him dance a little bit better than that. >> he was having a lot of fun. and of course, we're just one week away from the election.
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time since may. it's a one-point lead right now, 46-45. >> it comes after that bombshell announcement from fbi director james comey. the justice department is now fast-tracking their investigation into those e-mails that could be linked to hillary clinton's private server. clinton firing back. and cecilia vega is in westchester, new york, with her campaign. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: robin, good morning. the likel investigation is complete before election day is low. but there is one thing that both hillary clinton and donald trump have in common. they're both using the investigation to rally their supporters to the polls. hillary clinton on her campaign plane overnight letting loose with staffers after spending her day on the trail trying to extinguish the political fire engulfing her campaign. >> i'm sure a lot of you may be asking what this new e-mail story is about.
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>> there is no case here. and they said it wasn't even a close call. and i think most people have decided a long time ago what they think about all of this. >> reporter: to cincinnati, clinton putting on a defiant front. >> look, i've said repeatedly, i -- um -- i made a mistake. if they want to look at some more e-mails of one of my staffers, by all means, go ahead. look at them. and i know they same conclusion that they reached when they looked at my e-mails last year, right? >> reporter: that staffer, of course, huma abedin, hillary's top aide who hasn't been seen on the trail since friday when fbi director james comey announced that renewed investigation after new e-mails were discovered. those e-mails on anthony weiner's computer, abedin's estranged husband part of a separate investigation accused of sexting with a minor.
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learned for the first time on friday from press reports of the possibility that a laptop belonging to mr. weiner could contain e-mails of hers. while the fbi has not contacted us about this, be, as she always has been, forthcoming and cooperative. the white house staying on the sidelines. >> i'll defend nor criticize what director comey has decided to communicate to the public about this. e that director comey is intentionally trying to influence the outcome of an election. >> reporter: but out on the campaign trail, donald trump sounding thankful for a pre-election day surprise. >> good job, huma. thank you, anthony weiner. >> reporter: hillary clinton's strategy seems to be to try to tackle this one head on. she's talked about this investigation repeatedly on the campaign trail. the big question this morning,
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nearly 25 million americans have already cast their ballots. george? >> thanks, cecilia. we are joined by hillary clinton's campaign manager robby mook. robby, thanks for joining us. i take cecilia's last point about a lot of early votes already in the bank but our new poll shows donald trump ahead for the first time since may. pretty dramatic drop over the last ten days. are you worried this race may slip away from you? >> i'm not, george. but what we are focused on right now is making sure every single one of our supporters understands how important it is that they turn out and vote. you know, the polls are going to go up and down and have done that the whole time on this race. we have a week to go. we're running like we're 20 points behind. >> there is some evidence you have taken a hit since that announcement from director comey. you are now accusing him of a double standard. hillary clinton accusing him of bowing to partisan pressure. are you worried at all that will come back to haunt you? >> i don't think so, george. you know, director comey has been criticized from both sides on this now. you have a former attorney
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former attorney general under george w. bush both saying it was a mistake. you've had former justice department officials saying it was a mistake. and then we've come to learn from anonymous leaks that are coming out that director comey's own superiors at justice warned him not to do this. this is a break in protocol. then just yesterday we found out it was director comey who was privately trying to prevent the report that the russians were the the dnc and from our campaign staff. >> "the new york times" is reporting this morning that fbi investigators have found no conclusive evidence of a direct link between trump and the russian government. do you accept that? >> well, what we are told they're investigating -- again, director comey said what he's doing with hillary clinton. he won't say what he's doing with donald trump. but what we're hearing from anonymous leaks is that they're investigating donald trump's ex-campaign manager over his connections to the russians. they're investigating carter
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trump said was one of his foreign policy advisers. >> this is an inquiry, not an investigation, to clarify the term. >> i'd like director comey to clarify that. he had no problem having a long press conference and editorializing about investigations into secretary clinton. i don't see why he can't come out and explain what's going on with donald trump. and it is particularly odd that he was the -- that he was the one who was privately trying to prevent the announcement that it was the security agencies said it was the russian that were stealing our e-mails, he was the one trying to prevent that from being released. >> another report in "the new york times" suggesting donald trump may have avoided hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes by failing to report forgiven debt as income. we'll ask david bossie about that. but it sure appears mr. trump is going to avoid releasing his tax returns before the election. >> you know, george, this is unprecedented for 40 years people have gone to the polls
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returns. early voting has already started. this is the first time in decades and what's particularly astounding about this recent report is that donald trump was writing off other people's losses. so not only did he not pay taxes for 20 years, he was writing off people's losses, some of the loopholes he was using are against the law. >> one week to go. are you going to win? >> we are going to win this election. but it's important that every one of our supporters turns out. >> robby mook, thank you very much. >> thanks, george. >> let's talk to david bossie, deputy campaign manager for donald trump. thanks for coming in. >> thanks for having me. >> you saw robby mook say he's going to win. you're ahead in our newest poll but the electoral college is stacked against you. >> it is but we're in great shape. we're on offense everywhere. hillary clinton, robby mook is understands what is going on. there is an enthusiasm gap for their voters. we're showing mr. trump is having 10,000, 20,000 people
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they're having a hard time getting people. >> walk us through your path. it is so narrow in that electoral college. >> you know what, it's narrow every four years. for us as the demographics have changed in these states. we're going to win. we're winning in florida right now and in north carolina right now. we're going to win ohio and iowa and that's the basis of our path to victory. >> public polls show her ahead in north carolina right now. but even if you win every state you just laid out, you still have to win other states that are solidly blue right now, like new hampshire. nevada or someplace like pennsylvania, michigan or wisconsin. >> a we're going to pick off something. we're competing right now heavily in pennsylvania, in new hampshire, michigan, wisconsin. new mexico. nevada. we're going to -- >> you concede you're behind in all those states right now. >> we concede it's within the margin of error. our enthusiasm. we have closed this gap as you pointed out dramatically over the last week, and we're going to continue to expand. mr. trump's message of hope, growth and opportunity that he's bringing to every american in every blue state is resonating with people.
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they want someone -- they don't want four more years of clinton investigations which i've lived through. >> you talk about clinton investigations. but we do have this story in "the new york times" this morning about donald trump and his taxes, suggesting that he wrote off hundreds of millions of dollars in other people's losses, even though his tax advisers said it was a dubious plan. and here's what they say. the tax experts say the maneuver trampled a core tax policy by conferring enormous tabe on mr. trump or losing vast amounts of other's people money. don't the american people have a right to know what mr. trump did there? >> sure, you know, i'm not familiar with that quote but mr. trump's under audit. mr. trump is going to release his -- >> this isn't audit. this was in the early 1990s. >> he's been under audit every year for 15 years. >> those cases are closed. >> i understand that. so i'm not familiar with that exact whose quote that is in "the new york times" which obviously had a big problem with mr. trump.
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>> he's not going to release the tax returns before the election? >> he's going to release them when his audit is complete. >> even though there are several returns not under audit? >> he's going to release them when he's not under audit. >> same question i asked robby mook. a week to go. are you going to win? >> we are going to win. our enthusiasm and ground game and what reince priebus has built is tremendous over the last four years. we have an incredible team that we are working well together. >> david bossie, thanks very much. >> thank you. >> all right, george, thank you. we heard from the campaigns about their ow the election. but let's bring in jon karl to break down the strategies. let's begin, jon, with donald trump. >> well, good morning, robin. if you look at the polls you have seen some tightening like we've seen in the national polls in the states. but there's still a long way to go for donald trump. let's take a look at three of the most recent ones. in florida, trump is on the move. up 2. that's within the margin of error in the latest poll. but if you look at north carolina, another one of those must-win states for him, the
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clinton an advantage with four. and then new hampshire, up seven in the latest poll. and we haven't seen a poll in new hampshire with a trump lead for a long, long time. so if you look at the map overall, this is the abc news race ratings. red states advantage trump, blue states, advantage hillary clinton. she still has a big advantage. to win, robin, what he needs to do is win every single one of the states that we classify as a toss-up. utah and arizona, republican out west. florida, north carolina, ohio. and even if he wins all of those states, even if he runs the table, he still is short of the 270 votes he would need to get elected to president and needs to flip a blue state. david bossie mentioned pennsylvania. if he can win pennsylvania, a state republicans haven't won in 16 years he gets more than 270 and would have enough to win. the bottom line here, robin, is
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needs to win every single one of those toss-up states and even that will not be enough. >> let's go back for a moment, jon, to the new tracking poll, abc news tracking poll because people will wake up and see for the first time since may that donald trump is in the lead. >> yeah, so more than any single factor, what is driving that is enthusiasm. if you go back a week ago, trump had an advantage. his supporters were more enthusiastic about him than hillary clinton's supporters were about her. that has now flipped. so, you know, hillary clinton had -- i did it the wrong way. hillary clinton had the advantage a week ago. now trump has the advantage. >> you know, we're in a place right now where it's possible that on either side, you could have one candidate win the popular vote and one win the electoral college. >> if you look at our poll and take it literally that's what would happen. we've seen that happen before. >> we have seen it happen before. >> and we'll know exactly one week from today. we're going to have starting tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. eastern.
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our entire political team. you can also download the abc news app for breaking updates and live-streams. one week from today. >> one week from today. and now, let's turn to that scary halloween accident. and linsey davis is here. what a terrible tragedy. >> reporter: this is a tough one. it's the kind of scene that played out, no doubt, all over the country. people donning their costumes and taking celebrate. in mississippi the fun turned into horror after a crash that's now claimed three lives. just before 8:00 p.m. this flatbed truck collided into the back of a hayride packed with revelers celebrating halloween. two children and one adult killed. all members of the same family. >> there's multiple injuries. and multiple fatalities. f-150 pickup ran into the rear of the trailer. >> reporter: at least seven others believed to be injured. [ sirens ] multiple ambulances raced to the
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victims to the hospital. several of the injured are still fighting for their lives this morning. >> this is a bad thing to happen anywhere but when it's local it really -- it really hits home. >> reporter: both vehicles were heading west on highway 80 in mississippi when the truck slammed into the hayride. the county coroner descr scene as chaos. there were ten victims in all, several are described as having life-threatening injuries. the condition of the pickup driver is yet to be released. certainly a tragic day for thi thank you, linsey. now, amy, you have the morning's other top stories for us. what do you got? >> that's right. thousands of commuters in philadelphia are now looking for a different way to get to work now that transit workers have gone on strike shutting down bus and subway service. the main contract issue is over pensions. the two sides are said to be far apart. and there are concerns a prolonged strike could keep some voters from getting to the polls next week. gas prices could rise following an explosion that has shut down one of the largest fuel pipelines in the country.
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during maintenance work in rural alabama. the same pipeline was shut down for 12 days back in september because of a leak that led to gas shortages across the south. well, we are now hearing the 911 calls made by the orlando nightclub shooter as the siege was under way back in june. police already knew about the shooting inside the pulse nightclub when their negotiator got on the phone with omar mateen, who was in the bathroom where he had taken hostages. >> hello. >> hello there. hi there. this is orlando police. whom am i speaking with please? >> you're speaking with the person who pledged allegiance to the islamic state. >> can you tell me where you are right now? so i can get you some help? >> no. because you have to tell america to stop bombing syria and iraq. they're killing a lot of innocent people. you get what i'm saying? >> i do. i completely get what you're saying.
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the wall, frees -- freeing those hostages. mateen was killed in a shoot-out. and in business news the price of your morning coffee is expected to keep rising after a new report confirmed we are consuming more coffee beans than farmers can grow. and part of the re consumption is up among millennials who drink 45% of all the coffee in the u.s. well, tonight the cleveland indians host game six of the word series. >> whoo! >> whoo, says robin. i'm with you. up 3-2 but listen to this if you're a cubs fan since 1980 every team that's taken a 3-2 world series lead back home has won a championship. the cubs are going to try to change that and changed a lot already. see if they can continue that. and then, finally, there were many cute costumes at the annual white house party. the president welcoming thousands of children but one of them stole the spotlight. take a look -- >> funny. >> what is that?
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week. he definitely stole the show. >> that kid has got some guts. to go up to the president like that. come on! >> the president got a good chuckle out of that. >> thank you, amy. to ginger. what's that fire over there? >> oh, my goodness. more than 90 wildfires broke out in georgia alone since friday because we have heat, because we have draught drought, it's a big issue there. and here's what's happening. it was the hottest halloween on record for a lot of places like new orleans. atlanta, georgia, had their hottest halloween. montgomery, to more records tied or broken today in almost every city and more that is circled here on the map. a huge deal how hot it is as we start november. tuesday trivia brought to you by
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good morning, here's your first alert we're in for a little more cloud cover today. a live look from loveland. you're going to see clouds there and a chance for a few showers and could get light rain in the mountains. ten degrees cooler. denver at 67 this afternoon. mid to upper 50s this the foothills. at 62. now, tomorrow we're closer to 60 here in denver. partly cloudy and i got to get you that world series forecast. it looks so nice. look at cleveland's temperature at first pitch, 67. >> perfect. >> cannot do better than that on november 1st. thanks very much. coming up a dramatic new twist in that hot car trial. emotional testimony from the mother who lost her son. she's now defending her ex on
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>> did ross love his little boy? >> yes, he did, very much. >> nancy and dan here to weigh in live. that terrifying moment caught on camera. a crocodile jumping in while a couple swims. inside their close call. see, he did come back. >> that's not really coming back. >> everybody's okay. >> that's like, i'm there, baby. it's time to snap out of it. hello moto. a projector. a camera that actually zooms. it's a phone you can change again and again and again. hello moto. get excited world. moto is here. the new moto z with motomods. buy one moto z droid, get one free. look, the wolf was huffing and puffing. like you do sometimes, grandpa? well, when you have copd, it can be hard to breathe. it can be hard to get air out, which can make it hard
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? ryan lochte, cheryl burke in costume last night. their final tango on "dancing with the stars." it was the final because they were booted from the ballroom and flew all night and join us live right here in times square. also right now our brand-new tracking poll shows donald trump and hillar neck. trump is now ahead by one point. the first time he's been in the lead since may. as clinton battles back against that fbi investigation. cities all across the south bracing for record heat this morning after the warmest halloween on record for so many. ginger has been talking about it and will have more as well. >> it is only november the 1st but it is black friday, the deals are already beginning, everybody. amazon is kicking off the holiday season tonight offering
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december 22nd so get ready for the shopping. get ready for the contact sport. >> come on! >> it is a contact sport. >> sure is. not for me. >> not for you? >> huh-uh. we move on to that dramatic testimony in the hot car trial. it's from the mother of the young boy killed when he was left in a hot suv by her ex-husband. steve osunsami has more. on the emotional moments in the courtroom. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning to you, george. she was the star witness. and she agrees this man was a bad husband doesn't mean he's a killer. it's the most compelling testimony jurors have heard so far. agreeing with justin ross harris and his lawyers, his now ex-wife and mother of the child he's accused of intentionally killing is coming to his defense. >> did ross love this little boy? >> yes, he did. very much. >> reporter: leanna taylor was brought to tears remembering the moment she learned her son cooper had died after he was
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>> cooper was the sweetest boy. >> reporter: she walked jurors through family photos and home videos showing harris to be a dedicated father. harris cried with her. he's charged with murder and is pleading not guilty, saying he simply forgot to drop the boy off at this day care. he and his 22-month-old son are seen here in su rv from a that morning. earlier this year harris and taylor divorced. but she still told jurors harris was a good dad and that her son's death was an accident. >> it was the only thing that went in my mind as even a remote possibly, he was never checked in. if he was never checked in then he must have forgot. >> reporter: while she's no longer a suspect, police say they investigated taylor after she was overheard asking if he said too much to authorities. taylor explained in court that at the time she didn't understand why harris was being charged and thought maybe this was why.
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doesn't have anything to say. >> reporter: prosecutors argue that harris killed his son because he really wanted a child-free life. while his son was dying in this suv parked outside, harris was inside his office sexting with other women. taylor agreed they had marriage problems, but she told the court he was still a good father. >> he wanted to be with him enjoying every second he could with him. >> reporter: one other point to add. accusations that harris looked up websites about hot car deaths before his son died. but that was knocked down pretty hard in court. hard for many to believe but there may be plenty of room for reasonable doubt here. george. >> let's bring that to our legal analysts, dan abrams and nancy grace, author of the new book, "murder in the courthouse." there it is right there. dan, let me begin with you. i want to pick up where steve left off. you've been following it closely.
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>> after watching the prosecution's case and watching her testimony, not only do i think the case is weak i think he may be innocent of the murder charge. remember this claim about the child-free site he was on. turns out somebody sent him a link. what did he write back? grossness. remember the claim that he was trying to get a vacation without his child. well, turns out the night before his child died he reached out to a travel agent about a vacation with his child. you also have even some of these women with whom he was having an affair saying he said he would leave his wife except for the fact that he loved his child. child. now you've got his ex-wife, ex-wife's testimony which is so powerful in his defense. and i'm starting to think this really, really could have been a horrible accident. >> reasonable doubt, nancy? >> i don't see it. many of the things dan just said are true, but you can't get around -- i mean, the hooker, the other women, the sexting, all of that is just icing on the cake.
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the logistics of that day alone support the state's case. i went to the scene. i drove the distance he drove. the monitors in chick-fil-a that baby alive, alert, well, the laughing. i've looked at them. i drove the distance. what, he forgot his child was in the backseat in two minutes? before he went into work he had to reach in the backseat to get his bag. he forgot his child? he goes inside he sits there all day and doesn't remember. he even stages a trip to the car at lunch time and goes in the car, with the baby in the car. >> let's talk about that. which is one of these claims that was one of the most horrible claims. this idea that he goes back to the car at lunch time, a sort of staged effort to make sure that the child may be dead or something.
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lightbulbs. he threw lightbulbs into the car. they went to his house to determine whether he had lightbulbs that were out. guess what, he did. and when you look at the video it backs up his story. >> did i just hear you say he went in his car? he went in his car? and, dan, isn't it true that when we went in his car, his child was dying or dead many the car seat in the car. >> correct. he didn't go in his car. he threw something in his car. >> forget the lightbulbs. i don't care. he had t something in the car. >> you need the care because it's a relevant fact. >> the child is in there dying, yes. the child is dead or dying. he opens the door, puts something in. not only that, at 3:00, he texts his wife, hey, are you picking up my buddy? ding, ding, it never hit him? i left the kid in the car. >> think about this -- >> then he goes back to the car at 5:00 after announcing to the security guard, hey, i'm going to a movie. >> the claim is -- the claim is --
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you go through the entire account of the story. hang on one sec. the claim is he deletes all of his search history, right, because he's trying to hide this from the authorities. and yet -- wait, wait, wait. >> the logistics. >> wait, wait, wait. and then the same day, he is texting all these women, right? so he's carefully and meticul meticulously cleaning out his search history and yet the day it happens, he's texting with women? >> this is not going to get resolved. should he take the stand? >> no. >> nancy? >> the reason they put her on the stand is so he wouldn't have to take the stand. >> she was great. he doesn't need to. >> the judge will tell the jury, hey, it's just direct. wait until cross is done. >> cross is going on. they haven't made much progress. >> you guys will be back. thanks very much. >> well it's not over yet. >> yeah, all right. >> that's the last word. michael, what's coming up on the big board? >> that's far from over.
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's a sexual predator. come on. look, we just can't vote for coffman or trump. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. walk away. oh, caught us there. welcome back. time for our big board. our team of insiders standing by live for more on this morning's top stories and jon karl is back here, back by demand here at the table. we'll start with hillary clinton. hitting the trail on monday in the key swing state of ohio and, of course, this comes after that fbi e-mail bombshell. but how much do october surprises like this one actually affect the polls? you've been doing a little research. this is not the first time we've had something like this happen. >> at least now it's november so we don't usually have november surprises but, look, we've seen a bunch of these. here are a couple. one, i don't know if you remember 2000, five days before the election, news comes out
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arrested for drunk driving years earlier in maine. i'll never forget when the news broke. i was covering al gore with him in new mexico. that clearly had an impact on the race. you looked at the polling before the race, bush had a comfortable lead. the polls closed and as you remember we had virtually a tie on election day. but then if you look, there are some others that people thought at the time would have an impact and didn't. october 29th of 2004, osama bin laden releases a tape and everybody thinks up terrorism. it had virtually no impact on the race. another one, kind of echoes this one. i'll give you one more, 1992, the other george bush, cap weinberger secretary of defense for reagan is indicted on october 30th. indicted, a second indictment. this brings up the iran-contra thing. this looks really bad for bush. bush was down when the news came out. he actually if you look at the polling might have come up a little bit and then, of course, he lost anyway. it didn't have much of an
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going to affect this election? >> you got october surprises on both sides. >> we've had so many october surprises. i mean, my god, the whole campaign has been a surprise. i think this one has clearly already had an impact. we talked earlier in the show about the enthusiasm for hillary is down and for trump it's up. clearly had an impact. i don't think it will have a decisive impact on the race. but it's definitely had an impact. >> people at this point have pretty much made up their >> not a lot of undecided voters out there. should i vote for hillary, should i vote for trump? >> either one of you do uber or lyft? >> yeah, sure. uh huh. >> here's something for both of you. next up we have an alarming new study about uber and lyft. they found evidence of racial discrimination and sexism by some drivers. and becky worley is joining us now. and becky, i use the service. as you see, everybody here does. what is the study telling us?
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plaque or female is harder than it is for white men. let's get the numbers. researchers conducted experiments on the three big ride-sharing services. we're talking lyft, ride-share. for blacks with african-american sounding name, cancellations rose and wait times 25% longer. for women they rode the same distance but it took 6% longer and that means they cost more. the authors explain that as a combination of profiteering and flirting to a captive audience, the takeaway when user profiles indicate race and male drivers have women passengers in the car there is a quantifiable difference in service. >> how are the companies responding to this research, becky? >> you know, the folks at lyft saying their service did better than uber in the study and added
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on communities of color. they go on, because of lyft, people in underserved areas that taxis have historically neglected these neighborhoods are getting more transportation. and they told us they don't tolerate discrimination in any form. uber says taxis were problematic and say studies like this one are helpful in thinking about how they can do even more. so we'll see. >> all right. >> maybe coming up with a way not to show your name. >> that would be a way of going about it. thank you very much. lyft to the game tonight. because up next, that big game. the cleveland indians back at home. and one game away, as you know, from winning it all. but the cubs are putting up a fight. espn's eduardo perez is on the field. good for you to get up and join us. okay, just tell us, what do you think is going to happen tonight? >> well, i think the cleveland indians are going to win and one of the biggest reasons is because they play really well at home.
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the chicago cubs have two big guys going for them in game six, jake arrieta and potentially game seven with kyle hendricks which is the favorite to win the cy young. two cy young award winners if hendricks wins it. the cubs need to keep it on the ground in order to win the game. this is the other issue, cleveland doesn't believe that the cubs are going to win. so much so that the cavaliers moved their ga see if their fans will then watch the game here or just jump on over with the cavs and get a suite and watch the cleveland indians get the championship. >> look, celebration they're thinking. >> was another reason you predicted they would win in six. so you need your prediction to come true. what do they have to do to make your prediction come true? >> well, one thing that they'll have to do is get josh tomlin
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get the ball to andrew miller. he's been lights-out all post season. he's been phenomenal with that sweeping slider. guys have been swinging and missing through it. getting the ball to allen. all you have to do for terry francona is get to the bull pen. miller did not throw for the last two days. he's fresh, ready to go. and if they score runs it could be all over for the cubs. >> all right, so we know what you feel. becky, what is your call? what is your call? >> what? >> sorry. i'm out. i got nothing. >> the biggest thing is i'm rooting for game seven. this has to go to game seven and i want cubs to win game seven on the road, just like the cavs won on the road. >> give me something. we got to break that curse. >> what about you? >> i'm with jon. i want it to go seven. the cubs have been -- >> i don't know if george will let us go back and sit with him at the desk after this.
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>> it is a win/win, seven games just let cleveland win in the seventh. >> all right. there's a compromise. >> regardless we love you. >> we got it settled. thanks to everyone. we appreciate that. coming up in two minutes, that terrifying crocodile attack. a six-foot beast jumping into a pool. how the couple survived. and royal romance has an american actress won prince harry's heart? the new reporting this morning. come on back. >> hmm. we asked woman to smell two body washes and pick their favorite. i prefer b.
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>> ex-boyfriend. >> perhaps. >> you said something funny about the crocodile. >> i don't want to say it on air. >> the crocodile didn't get her, she was going to get him. he was going to lose either way. we have a slo-mo of the attack. it's really frightening. look at that, boom, he's out of the water. just dove right out. >> not a good natural instinct. >> maybe he was trying to think he could get something -- let's give hip the benefit of the doubt. >> if that was his water, he wouldn't have doen that. >> what you're trying to say -- >> viewers think that looks staged. >> no. >> george believes it's real. >> okay. >> yesterday's was real too. i'm convinced. >> yesterday weigh as real. >> the loch ness monster is tout there somewhere. >> a lot of stars coming up. mel gibson, benedict cumberbatch. we'll work it out. for millions of baby boomers there's a virus out there.
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it is 7:55. turning to the race for the white house. we're in the home stretch, but national and battle ground state polls shows the president race is far to be determined and our state could be the deciding factor. amanda del castillo is live for us in aurora previewing all the campaign efforts we could expect in the next few days. >>reporter: good morning, outside of the martin luther king library chelsea clinton is expected later today and doors open at 5:00. she has a visit in boulevard tomorrow and she's sharing her mother's vision for her america stronger together. now, helping share that message is vermont senator sanders who is expected to visit colorado during his coast to coast campaign swing. details on his visit hasn't been released.
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after trump's busy visit in colorado. he was in boulevard and greeley. i'm amanda del castillo, denver 7:00. it's -- it's 5:56. we're going to see light showers in across the plains, cloud cover earlier on and a sunny sky this afternoon. right around du, a high of 70. aurora today you're at 67. and we're at 70 also in highlands ranch. it's going on be today and closer to normal, but we won't get to the normal mark until wednesday with upper and low 70s tomorrow. a few showers this weekend and dry on the 7-day forecast. we have double trouble by park meadows. the southbound side is down to one lane, but take a look at the map down there. southbound at 470 left
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. new this morning, donald trump and hillary clinton neck and neck in our new poll. trump in the lead now for the first time in months as clinton battles back against that fbi investigation. just seven days until the final votes. medical mystery. eight children in one town sick with a bizarre disease. symptoms and dizziness and can paralyze you in just a few hours. the cdc now investigating a spike in cases. ? want to make you feel good ? drama on the dance floor. ryan lochte and cheryl burke forced to say good-bye now straight from their halloween showdown they fly all night on the "gma" express here live this morning. ? the story of my life ? inside the white house. the real west wing. your first look inside the obamas' private quarters from the artwork to the first lady's inspiring michelle obama style.
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and it's a strange morning in times square. benedict cumberbatch is here live, and he's here to say -- >> good morning, america. you're getting good at this. lift it up. >> up, up, up. >> he can act, he can direct. >> he's a great dancer. taught me how to do that. very magical man. >> yes, and "doctor strange" is thmo don't you love his name, benedict cumberbatch. >> yeah. >> absolutely. >> we'll talk to him coming up. and look who else is here. mel gibson, mel gibson is here, everybody. his first live interview on "gma" ever. >> he has a new film "hacksaw ridge" already getting a lot of oscar buzz, great reviews and he's got another big reason to celebrate. bigger than all of that and that's going to be coming up too. >> i like the tease, all right.
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little toby. one of the dogs up for adoption as part of our mission pawsible event. got to tell you guys, he stole the show during one of our live streams. we wanted to bring him here to the studio to introduce all of you to him. he has an incredible story and he is available. we've had great success and you're not going to believe the number of dogs that have homes now. >> you know what i love best about toby, he's ten years old. the older dog, sometimes people do not go toward the older dogs when we talk about adoptions. you want puppies, and it's so wonderful to see the older dogs that are being adopted, as well. >> absolutely. number one, they're trained, people. yes. >> sweet, too. we have a lot coming up. we have to start with tough news out of baltimore, amy. >> yeah, very serious story. yeah, it's breaking news out of baltimore. a deadly crash before rush hour. a school bus and a commuter bus have collided. there is extensive damage. police tell our baltimore station six people have been killed. they say no children were on the bus. the crash happened early in morning and it's unclear what led up to the accident.
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beginning their investigation into what exactly went wong. now to the presidential race and our national tracking poll out this morning showing trump leading by one point. this is his first lead since may. and it comes as the justice department is fast-tracking the investigation into those e-mails that could be linked to hillary clinton's server. abc's cecilia vega has the very latest on all of that. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you. hillary clinton is defiant on the campaign trail insisting there is no case to worry about. she challenged the fbi to look closely into her top aide huma abedin's e-mails saying they won't find anything wrong. abedin's lawyer saying in a statement she will continue to be, as she always has been, forthcoming and cooperative. clinton's campaign manager told george he's not worried about those polls. >> what we are focused on right now is making sure that every single one of our supporters understands how important it is that they turn out and vote. you know, the polls are going to go up and down and they have done that the whole time on this race. we have a week to go. we're running like we're 20
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>> reporter: while donald trump's team is celebrating a pre-election day surprise. >> mr. trump's message of hope, growth and opportunity that he's bringing to every american and in every blue state is resonating with people, and that's why, they want change. they want someone -- they don't want four more years of clinton investigations. >> reporter: the white house is staying on the sidelines for this one saying president obama will not defend or criticize fbi director james comey's controversial move. amy. >> all right, cecilia, thank you. one of the largest gas pipelines in t c down this morning after an explosion in alabama that killed a worker and injured five others. a leak shut down that same pipeline back in september causing gas shortages. and there are new concerns about a mysterious illness following the death of a 6-year-old boy in washington state. daniel ramirez was one of eight children being treated at seattle's children's hospital for a disease that started with just cold symptoms and some
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doctors say it may be a rare virus known as afm, 50 cases have been reported in 24 states this year. bill cosby's lawyers are trying today to get sexual assault charges against him dismissed. they claim the memories of 13 women who could testify against cosby are unreliable. they want those women to undergo mental competency exams. well, today is only november 1st, but amazon already offering black friday discounts. the company is launching its black friday deals store and say tens of thousands of items will be on sale including a 55-inch lg tv for under a thousand dollars and some of the most popular toys all on sale. finally, a new book finds beer bellies are in. the author found men with so-called dad bods enjoy several advantages, apparently they have healthier relationships with their children. they're jem more appealing to women and they live longer because slightly pudgier men are apparently less likely
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important to note that this book, the author of the book "how men age" is, in fact, a man. >> uh-huh. important to note that. we're just saying. we're just saying. >> let that stand on its own. >> thank you, amy, very much. kudos again, you were fantastic as alexander hamilton yesterday. >> what are you talking about? >> oh, that wasn't you? >> you're back. you found me. >> that was really great. >> it was fun. i ou halloween is a time for fun. >> sure. >> bring out our inner child. >> how are you going to do "pop news" now without the rhyming? >> without the rhyming? >> i'm going to miss that. >> i'm going to do my best, people. let's get to it. "pop news" time and royal romance, prince harry has reportedly met his match with american actress meghan markle. early days now for the prince of hearts, however, markle's instagram posts offer a few
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in a different picture harry has on the same bracelet. aha, number one. >> that's pretty good. >> also she's posting pictures of beautiful flowers, thanking a mystery man saying, oh, my favorite. clue number two we do not know. her posts certainly look like she's been a frequent flier to london and back more than a few times in recent months. the 35-year-old who, by the way, is three years older than harry has a lead role on the usa show "suits" shot in toronto which is mysteriously where prince harry was reportedly scheduled to fly into sunday night until news of the rumored romance went public. >> that says it all. >> "pop news" has tried to set up harry many, many times. >> "pop news" has a personal interest in harry and him being happy. this one -- i'm glad you agree. these clues are substantial. >> substantial. >> in the world of "pop news." anyway, you know what, we just care if you're all happy.
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in toronto together, everybody, leave them alone. also in "pop news" this morning, we're really excited for the 50th annual cma awards tomorrow night right here on abc. robin just did a huge special talking to all the artists. we're going to be there, and we also just learned some secret information for you for your scheduling purposes. two kings of country music, george strait and alan jackson will perform together at the show, and there's going to be an all-star tribute. they wouldn't even give us the names and they say it's unbelievable, all to celebrate that beautiful woman, dolly parton. this year's recipient of the willie nelson lifetime achievement award. well deserved. >> you're going to have so much fun. >> i hope so. >> when you heading -- >> i'm leaving today. it's my first one and i cannot wait. >> we have a concert, dierks bentley. >> the concertomorrow morning and thursday day morning we'll give you all of the details from the show, fashion the fun. >> congrats to dolly.
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artist. >> no kidding. >> 12 years old and they love dolly parton. >> timeless. so fun to talk to. all right. so all month long we've been working on getting as many shelter dogs rescued as we can. we've got a video now, a sampling of the magic a dog can bring to your life. this isn't a rescue dog but this is what you look forward to. jolene loves her favorite toy, a gumby. can you imagine how she feels when her owner has the boyfriend dress up in a giant gumby costume. so it's like a giant version of your favorite chew toy a l at jolene. jolene literally -- i'm just going to shush and let you enjoy jolene ander favorite toy. >> gumby. >> ah. >> jolene is a cutie. >> that's a happy pup. >> that is a happy pup and that is the joy of an unconditional love a dog can bring. cannot stress strongly enough all month long we've got some great pups for you to adopt and that's "pop news." >> we'll talk more about that.
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update for you. ? jolene jolene jolene ? >> yes, country mood. >> we're both bad. coming up, "dancing's" booted couple ryan lochte and cheryl burke are here after a dramatic halloween showdown in the ballroom. look, they're here. they're here. we'll talk to them next. ? we'll talk to them next. even days to consider their offer. why seven days? science. join me as we walk through the seven stages of decisioning. 2. questioning. 3. deciding. 4. queso. 5. nap. 6. sudu. 7. tambourine practice. i think i made my point. they'll give you an offer for your car, you take seven days to think about it. ?
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he's bragged about assaulting women, and he's the republican nominee for president! and congressman mike coffman said he didn't know if donald trump's a sexual predator. come on. look, we just can't vote for coffman or trump. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. ? ? all right, welcome back to "gma." there's ryan lochte and his partner cheryl burke pulling off that steamy salsa. i was really captivated watching that. i'm not going to lie. >> and the shirt off. >> i know. there you go. ryan, you're moving really well. one of their best performances of the season. >> yeah, alas, it wasn't enough. they were sent home from the ballroom last year but you're here this morning.
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they're both sacrificing. they're both freezing out here this morning. >> i didn't expect this weather. just sitting in it. >> thank you for coming. >> thank you. >> i know you're tired. >> and, ryan, you said one of the things you learned no matter how hard you get knocked down you get right back up. so what did you learn from dancing? >> definitely that, you know, no matter how hard i get knocked down, i can still get up and keep fighting and just keep moving and staying positive and, you know, i had her to really help me with that because, you i did get knocked down and was at the lowest point of my life. i'm here -- >> then you get that crazy start to the season. those guys rushing the stage. >> yeah. >> nuts. >> but you know, one person is very proud of the way you've handled all of it. we caught up with this person and here's what she had to say. >> ah. >> hi, ryan, i'm so proud of you that you made it this far and i can't wait to see you dance at your own wedding and, cheryl, i love you so much. >> love you too.
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throughout this whole season. >> whoo. >> so cute. she cried every single time ryan would dance. >> yeah. >> every single time. she's so sweet. >> more importantly, when is the weding? >> when is the wedding? well, we haven't decided yet because i've been on the show and been a dancer this whole time. >> you have to get cheryl to choreograph the first dance. >> ten dances i've taught you. you could mix it up a little. you know? >> you need a choreographed song. >> i will, ryan. i will. just give me like a month off. >> all right. >> cheryl, we just want to ask you, what was the experience like working with an olympic athlete, working with ryan? ? tell us about it. >> it was amazing. you know, it was really nice to get to know the real ryan lochte and for me, a great experience to be back after, you know, three seasons off and really, you know, for me it's more about teaching someone how to cha-cha. if i can actually help somebody with whatever that they're going through, then i'm here. you know, and this is awesome and it meant more than anything
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seasons, 19, i'd have to say you're top five, ryan lochte. >> wow. >> top five. you're awesome to work with. >> who is going all the way? >> it's between laurie and james, i have to say. >> i think i'm going to go with james. >> calvin could be the dark horse. >> yeah, he could be the dark horse. >> you never know. >> all three really great dancers. you guys did a great job too. thanks as always. >> thanks for having me. >> and don't miss "dancing with the stars" at 8:00, 7:00 central right here on abc.
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? welcome back to "good morning america." a good morning to mom and dad. and grandma and grandpa, and you know what, i only have 20 seconds, so let's get to the warm-up. it's chilly out here this morning, but, my goodness, we will see the 70s by the end of the week in new york city. you can see here, 80s even south so, yeah, record good morning, it's now 8:21. it's chilly this morning. 30s in the mountain. highs near 70.
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7, 10 degrees above normal. this time of year, upper 50s to near 60. our high. you're going to find today, it's cooler. tomorrow, we'll be welcome back inside at "gma." i'm sitting with academy award winner mel gibson and this is his first ever live interview on "gma." i am honored that he chose to be here with me today. chair for his new film "hacksaw ridge" after a nearly ten-year hiatus. the film is based on a true story of an army medic who saved 75 men during world war ii without ever firing a weapon. take a look. >> aaagh. [ gunfire ]
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[ applause ] >> gets your heart pumping. >> looks like a real cliffhanger, doesn't it? >> a real cliffhanger, i like that you look a little different from the last time i saw you. >> i've let the fungus grow. but it's not tiredness. i have a job. actually i was thinking, you chico, the marx brothers. but i'm the unfunny marx brother, karl marx. >> this movie is a big return r you to the director's chair and an inspiring story about desmond doss and what drew you to this story? >> it's so inspiring. it's the pinnacle after heroism.
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conscientious man, will not kill no matter what and stands by his convictions, persecuted in the army and goes to hell on earth and does something amazing. he saves their lives without firing a weapon in constant peril. he's something else. i mean, it's a true story which is almost unbelievable. >> which is mind blowing this is true. anyone who goes to war, you carry a weapon. >> he just chose the higher route which is pretty high, indeed. >> yeah, he chose the high road because that's the one that's less crowded. >> that's it. that's what he did. >> he took it in a seriously dangerous. >> and there was nobody else there. they all got ordered off the ridge. he stayed there and he saved men under constant fire. it was something. >> and there's been rave reviews for this. a lot of oscar buzz. you have a chance to direct him some great actors in this, andrew garfield. vince vaughn. how was that? >> great. these guys are professionals. they're so good at what they do. this is not "wedding crasher,"
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he'll always be intrinsically funny but andrew inhabits. i'd like to work with this guy all the time. he is amazing. >> another actor you worked with, 26 years old. his name is milo. >> that guy. >> he's actually your son. >> yeah, right. [ applause ] and he looks just like you. how was it directing your son? does he listen to you, first of all? >> no, he doesn't listen to me. he never has. why should he start now? i give him suggestions. i find with kids, especially when they're teenagers, if you keep talking at them, you find out they heard everything later. >> that is the truth. >> oh, yeah, they scare you to death then you find out it all resonated at some point. >> and a big congratulations to you because you're about to have another baby. >> yeah, number nine. [ applause ] >> number nine, congratulations. >> i got the stretch marks, man. >> you have stretch marks. >> i got stretch marks. yeah. >> that happens after you get past five. >> oh, man. yeah. >> congratulations also on your ten-year sobriety. >> thank you. >> congratulations. >> yeah, thank you. >> that's a major achievement.
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>> and, you know, another -- this is a great film for veterans. >> oh, absolutely. >> this is a story from 1945 but it's still resonating today in 2016. >> it's a love story, not really a war film. it is graphic, but i felt that i needed to show that, just show everybody what our veterans through, and i think it gives empathy because a lot of people can't understand what these guys are suffering from, and particularly today there is a lot of ptsd. there's a lot of guys dropping the hammer on themselves and it's a serious problem and we need to pay more attention to and i hope the film can focus on that, but, you know, if it can bring attention to that, that's good. >> i tell you what, we're glad you're behind the camera directing this film. >> thanks a lot. >> it is "hacksaw ridge" opening in a limited number of theaters tomorrow and nationwide on
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good morning we're learning new details about the man accused of killing a 13-month-old boy and dumping his body in the trash. rogers appeared in court yesterday for the first time. police say rogers has repeatedly lied to them, misleading them about where to find the body of sils ojeda. fishing with another man, but he confessed to taking the boy to a meth house where the boy got high off the smoke and fell off a counter and hit his head and rogers says the boy died later the next day. 8:27. let's check with lisa. >> we have traffic across eastern colorado. let's look at akron from our vero camera. we'll see showers for the mountains today. a light
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sunny still here in denver and boulder. there's a chance we could see showers across the plains later tonight and early tomorrow morning. today, mid to upper 60s. it's a bit cooler today. quite a bit cooler tomorrow. closer to 60 on wednesday. and then back to near 70 thursday and friday. near 70 thursday and friday. heading into the scott tipton -- our congressman? or is he a real-estate agent for big-money campaign contributors? tipton sponsored a bill to give away our public lands over 30 colorado business leaders called tipton's plans, "a serious threat to the outdoor recreation industry and...thousands of jobs." gail schwartz will defend our public lands and won't put colorado's future up for sale. house majority pac is responsible
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stem a lot of traffic on the freeways including downtown the south side of town. double trouble on northbound i-25, southbound 470 and another 1 at arapahoe road. same thing at parker road north of arapahoe. there's an accident causing delays there. the latest problem is reported southbound i-25 before university. you can see from the colorado boulevard camera, the southbound side struggle. a problem near hamden, but feeling the effects. on the map, heavy stop and go
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? welcome to my house ? welcome back to "gma." great to have you in the audience. small but loud and happy to have you joining us but also happy to have joining us this morning one of my sunday," the sportscaster, the man with the golden voice, mr. curt menefee. come on in. [ applause ] >> how are you? >> i'm great. [ applause ] >> hello, everybody. >> hey. >> wow. >> we can't wait to hear the stories you're going to tell us about michael. >> first of all --
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to know why i wasted my time shaving here. >> the last four or five months. >> no stories about me. >> mike surveillance a walking story. i'm surprised he's here. on "fox nfl sunday" we have to be on the west coast at 6:00, 6:30, michael is always there at like 6:29:58, you know. then he says he's got bottleneck in traffic on sunday in los angeles. barely made it. >> you don't know where i'm >> we will find out later but we have to start out how many overindulged last night. a little hair of the dog. [ applause ] i didn't last night. >> this morning was terrible because when you're tired, sometimes you just want to not eat -- well, on my way out of the door, not one, not two, but three reese's peanut butter cups. >> big ones or little ones. >> big es. >> i feel better having
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our two girls have sugar hangovers. the question is how to cure it and the president and first lady have some advice. >> happy halloween. >> you don't have to eat healthy today. >> candy. >> you can have candy today. and flotus says so. >> usually she's on people. >> all the time. >> we get a free break. >> a cheat day. >> so, michael -- >> our trainers won't like that. >> how do you the candy out of your house after halloween. >> i eat it. it's that simple. it's not really that hard. >> of all the traditional what's your favorite? your go-to. mine is reese's. >> that's mine too. i love reese's peanut butter cups. >> i'll take you down. >> we'll find out. >> this kit kat is pretty good. i love sour patch kids. >> ooh. >> i can't do that.
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>> today is the big protein, steak, spinach. >> that's how you get through it. >> hydrate. >> the smallest guy up here. big protein guy. sorry. >> george's voice is deep. big protein today. >> you're not coming back. >> that's it. may not make it to sunday. can we talk about the book now? >> yeah, you can talk about the book now. >> for those who don't know, you know, let me finish this. curt wrote a book called "losing isn't everything." >> bless your heart for that. >> how to turn failure or -- into triumph. >> what it is is that i went back and in sports especially. and i think we'll see it with the electric as well. people look at the person that won and that person gets all the
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and everything but when you don't get that, how does it affect the rest of your life? i went back and looked at starting with super bowl iii. the coals getting up set by the jets and looked at the '86 world series, michael jordan, dan jansen at the olympics. the super bowl when the patriots had the perfect season, your giants upset them. but we talked to people on losing end to find out how they bounce back from that adversity or attempted to. because i think there's life lessons for all of us. we'll have hathings to overcome. what lessons can we get? >> what are some that you learned in sharing stories. >> i think one of the things pete carroll was really instrumental in doing this and talked about having lost the super bowl two years ago down to the goal line. >> why didn't he make that call? >> people are still asking that question. you no he, because they were on the verge of doing back-to-back. he believed in the process of
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do. he and his team examined right away why they lost that game and took responsibility for it. that's the only way you have to move forward. that's what i learned. i look at his example about trying to rebound immediately and being honest and truthful with yourself as to why it happened and somebody like calvin by recall di and everybody blames big buckner but he blew a one-run lead and two-run lead in the tenth. >> everybody talks about that. >> nobody talks about him yet 30 years later his wif getting a divorce because he put up all these walls to protect himself. he only pitched in the majors four more years and said it was because of the adversity and the way people treated him after that. >> overreaction when you said that. that's so startling to hear something like that. isn't it? >> he retreated and 0 years later his wife said you're not the guy that i met, that i married. he started therapy in 2013 and i juxtapose him not addressing the
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marriage and pete carroll said let's deal with this. >> great transferable life lessons to any scenario. i did not know that story. that is remarkable. >> you know what, let's go from books to dogs. >> i love this stovry. >> i got two rescue dog, abby, a 5-year-old lab. and toby who's just over a year old and runs the house, a corgi french bulldog. >> did you say >> there's yours. >> oh, yeah. >> we have somebody that we really -- >> that's toby right there. >> get ready to meet our toby. this is a 10-year-old beagle looking for a new home. toby, come on out here. >> toby. >> you can have three. >> put him on the table. >> he's a senior so he's a little set in his ways. >> we wanted you to meet toby. this is one of the many,
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to find forever homes in this mon and we've gotten some great numbers for you which i cannot wait to share with you but toby's story was really -- he was a bit of a heartbreak story and stole our hearts at our livestream event in philadelphia. the story with toby is he found his home as an adult two years ago with two owners that absolutely loved him and loved saving beagles. sadly the mom owner passed away and then shortly thereafter the dad passed away so toby found hims he thought he was in his forever home. so happy and i guess the message for us is don't just consider puppies and small dogs. i've adopted a full grown dog. they're already trained and they're so grateful. their demeanors are set and get a real idea of who they are before you bring them home and toby is just one of those many examples. >> he likes you. he's staring at you. >> oh, hi, toby. >> uh-oh. somebody is going home with another dog. >> one of the great things
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dog you'll never know who rescued who because that dog gives you a love that is unbelievable. [ applause ] >> exactly. >> updates here. as of now, we have helped find 705 dogs forever homes. [ applause ] so we've got a lot work to do. there's so many great doggings. thank you, north shore animal league america. they've been helpful and all around the country shelters are participating. doesn't matter if you're a new yorker or east coaster. toby, we love you. we'll help you find your home. >> your forever home. >> you'd like to adopt a dog you have until november 22nd. go to our website and join our mission pawsible. >> i've heard great things about
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i'm your biggest fan, trust me. >> you better say the same thing to -- >> such a big fan. >> i'm never getting back here for sure now. thank you. thank you so much. coming up, "doctor strang strange"'s star benedict
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woman: after all donald trump has said and done... she ate like a pig... you can do anything. i moved on her like a b***h! woman: trump's just so disgusting and degrading. he's bragged about assaulting women, and he's the republican nominee for president! and congressman mike coffman said he didn't know
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come on. look, we just can't vote for coffman or trump. women vote is responsible
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happy tuesday morning, welcome back to "gma." i have tim and kathy both from austin, texas, our new friends here. i got to tell you we have a lot going on. we'll have your first look inside the obamas' private quarters, a big interview with benedict cumberbatch but i wanted to share one of my favorite costumes i saw yesterday. maybe you saw the princess cumulus. i liked that one but look at that, a tornado and that weather brought to you by humana. lara, i got to tell you, you have some flea marketers to talk to. >> hello, my people. hello, my friends.
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we have an exclusive peek at the white house. we're taking a look inside the obama family's private residence for the first time ever. thanks to "architectural digest" and the white house, and jesse is here with the first look. >> good morning, guys. that's right. you know, the obamas have guarded their privacy so it's fascinating to see how they've decorated their rooms bouncing their interest in modern art with the traditions of past presidential families. it's one of the most recognized buildings in the world, but the living quarters of the actual residence of the whi now as the first family prepares to depart, "architectural digest" has an exclusive glimpse into their home for the last eight years. >> there's a real fascination with how would people with so much stature and power live in their private time and when you look at the history of the decorating in this private spaces, you can see personal touches of each administration and how they want to live. >> reporter: ever since jackie kennedy's 1962 television tour
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>> it's the room that people see first when they come to the white house so i think it should be a pretty room. >> reporter: people have been eager for a glimpse of the private quarters of 1600 pennsylvania avenue and how each presidential family makes them their own. >> i think the obama family has made their biggest mark on the personal quarters through artwork. it has a slightly more modern contemporary -- maybe a slightly edgier feel. >> reporter: working with designer michael smith, michelle obama chose works from contemporary artists like robert roushenberg and alma thomas, the first african-american female artist to be featured in the white house. >> we know mrs. obama has gone to great efforts with her own wardrobe and the statement that makes and i think the artwork is a piece of that, is a continuation of making a statement of inclusiveness. >> reporter: in some cases they also kept things the same. a mirror, mantel and sideboard from george bush's administration, still in the same spot for the family that followed. a link in the long tradition of very private rooms for a very public family. >> i hope they'll be an
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>> pretty cool stuff, huh? >> really nice style. >> michelle and her designer leaned heavily on history reading the letters of previous first ladies and speaking to jackie kennedy's sister lee radziwill. it will hit newsstands soon. >> no flea marketing there. coming up here though, is there a doctor in the house? "docto
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woman: after all donald trump has said and done... she ate like a pig... you can do anything. i moved on her like a b***h! woman: trump's just so disgusting and degrading. he's bragged about assaulting women, and he's the republican nominee for president! and congressman mike coffman said he didn't know if donald trump's a sexual predator. come on. look, we just can't vote for coffman or trump. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. [ applause ] what's not to love in my life? we're here with benedict cumberbatch, the best name ever, just saying. cumberbatch. can say it over and over again whose new marvel movie "doctor strange" already blowing away
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he becomes one of the most powerful superheroes in the world and he gets more than he bargained for. here's a look. [ cheers and applause ] >> the words that people are saying, mind-blowing, the special effects. it's like a character in the movie. >> it is, and there is a specific character, the cloak of levitation, who is like a kind of psychic. there's a proper character even though it's an article of pretty special magical clothing but it's extraordinary when you do these films because part of the special effects of the real world environments that marvel creates around you, but i tell you, i saw this for the first time at the l.a. premiere and it is mind blowing.
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done and it just melds the real with the unreal in a seamless way. it's probably stunning to watch. >> you know what i appreciate as well, the humor. >> yeah. >> the humor. >> tt'ha such a great sort of part of marvel and there's definitely -- you need a little bit of that when you're playing a surgeon who turns into a sorcerer. it's not your everyday character. >> exactly. >> it was great, great fun to do and thank goodness for scott derrickson's sense of humor. if he was funny, then i knew it would carry. >> well, the cast and everyone, the direction and all that. what was it like for to you play dr. ra you know, this job first and foremost was an acting gig. he's this extraordinary neurosurgeon, and he's kind of built a gilded cage without knowing it and goes from there to a place of utter selflessness where by the end of the film you're looking at him on his own choosing a path that's about other people and you think, yeah, okay, you are now an avenger and i believe you'll join them. >> and it is the whole part of the marvel process and it keeps growing and growing like that. but we get to see you doing all sorts of different things in
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did you all see him with jimmy kimmel, our friend jimmy kimmel? [ applause ] uh-huh. [ applause ] in case you didn't, here's a little snippet. >> okay. >> let's just dispense with the small talk. show me the demons. >> all right. here they are. >> i don't understand. >> basically they ate like 50 cupcakes. >> you got to find the humor in that. >> that was -- [ applause ] yeah, that was fun to do. it's always fun -- i think that was probably the situation with a lot of parents yesterday after halloween. >> yes, coming off that high. >> candy and kids. >> congratulations, you're expecting number two. >> we are, we are. thank you very much. thank you. >> how do you like fatherhood? >> i mean, it's amazing. it's a game changer, and it is the best thing in our lives.
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>> and you also keeping busy because i'm going to set this all up. you know he's going to be hosting "snl," "saturday night live." [ applause ] >> and, you know, we know he can act. we know how funny he i did you know he can also sing? oh, pink floyd. here we go. this is your life. ? is there anyone home ? ? come on ? >> yeah, baby. taking the stage with pink floyd. ? i can ease the pain ? ? get you on your feet again ? >> were you nervous at all? >> yeah. [ applause ] utterly. utterly. i mean that's a very kind of talkie singing number. it's not a true test. it's not like singing an adele track. to stand on that stage near dave gilmore and watch him make that guitar sing and his voice gets richer and richer with time. no matter how high it goes.
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so, i couldn't -- i thought i would regret doing it more than i would regret doing it even though it makes me cringe to watch it. >> and now "snl." >> now "snl." yeah, i don't know what i got myself in for. i'm so excited. so excited. i went in yesterday for the first meeting and met everyone and what an incredible season to be part of as well with everything else going on in your fair land. i mean, it's incredible what a great cast and to walk down those hallowed halls was just, yeah, it was a real pinch yourself moment. >> well, you more than deserve this moment. >> thank you. >> thank you, benedict. >> suc >> lovely. lovely. >> thank you. >> we did the double kiss earlier. we did the double kiss earlier. we're good. "doctor strange" hits theaters this friday. we'll be right back.
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it's no secret. donald trump isn't for us. and unfortunately, congressman coffman isn't, either. just listen. and as families struggle to make ends meet, coffman voted against equal pay for equal work 11 times. coffman said he would support donald trump for president. and that's all we really need to know.
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this is the colorado none of us want to lose. i'm gail schwartz, and i'm running for congress to stop the sale of our public lands. coloradans should have the freedom to use this land
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tch it sold off to the highest bidder. scott tipton wants to cut off our access to these lands for generations to come, killing thousands of jobs. i approved this message because i won't let that happen. wednesday, carrie, brad, ron, on the morning after the biggest night in country. "gma" goes cma and lara is as dierks bentley performs live. >> now, that's a party. >> wednesday, only on -- >> "good morning america." ? "good morning america" is brought to you by mazda. driving matters. [ cheers and applause ] >> toby joins our dog adopt-a-thon. you can get all the details on our website. >> toby.
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right now, a two-year old in is serious condition after falling out of a second story window in castle rock last night. a toddler pushed a
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were home and no word if they'll face charges. a man stunned to death and a suspect is on the run. this is a homicide investigation. it started with a fight at this trailer park on bridge street during a party early this morning. police haven't released details on a suspect. 8:57. let's check with lisa. >> it's looking nice. 40s and 50s to it's a cool start to our day. chillier than all week. you're going to find by this afternoo mid to upper 60s we'v cover and we'll be under a sunny sky this afternoon and partly cloudy skies this evening. mid to upper 40s early tomorrow morning. tomorrow, it is even cooler. we'll be at 60. upper 50s around 60 on wednesday . so that's one of the first days we've seen, near normal temperatures. back to near 70 thursday and friday. and very few showers possible. all we're tracking jason, some weak cold fronts, it's not going to bring much moisture to the state.
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town. the earlier problems are gone near arapahoe road and parker road near arapahoe road. the problems are gone but you can see the heavy stop and go traffic on 2235 and c-470 had a crash clear. out by 285, you can see by the camera that traffic is flowing nicely than the last few minutes ago. i-70 has been reported. there's heavy traffic. it sounds like the fire department is going to it out. sounds like a motorcyclist was hurt in that crash. we'll see delays there. looking at the map, 270 wiping down, i-76 winding down and a
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