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good morning, america. breaks news. an armed man with a suicide vest attempted to attack a police station in paris on the anniversary of the "charlie hebdo" massacre. the attacker shot. schools on lockdown. we are on the scene. >> power failure. no winners overnight. the jackpot set to become the biggest lottery prize in history. a whopping $675 million. the next drawing saturday and the new scramble to buy tickets. will it become the first billion dollar prize. >> thousands of homes threatened by land slides in the west. creating dangerous conditions. drivers. this tract trailer pushing a car through the water and the worst may not be over yet. >> and from dirty jobs to bank job. police mustn'ting for the man. surveillance videos sparking rumors he may be a famous tv
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that mystery celeb joins us live only on "gma." >> good morning, america and we have lots of breaking news including the big shutout. no winner for the jackpot. the biggest, nearly $700 million. >> got to buy some tickets. >> i'll still come to work tomorrow. >> breaking news in paris. an armed man wearing what appeared to be an explosive vest attacked a police station before he was shot. alex marquardt is on the scene. good morning alex. >> reporter: good morning. you can see the street has been blocked off there's a heavy police presence with officers in body armor the suspect was shot and killed after trying to storm the police station.
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attacker was shot and killed by police. he was initially thought to have had a suicide vest but that turned out to being fake. heavily armed police and body armor quickly sealed off the area. restaurants and the subway shut down. it comes the same day france marks the first anniversary of the massacre of "charlie hebdo" where 12 people were gunned down by two brothers linked to al qaeda. the morning before the attack. president hollande thanked security. he has warned the threat is at it ts highest level. it is still under a state of emergency emergency. >> the identify and motive of the attacker aren't known. they aren't calling it a terrorist attack. all around people are trying to go about their business. they are trying to get back to normal but one that is still
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robin. >> we have another big story but this on a much lighter note. many are talking about, the powerball. no matches for the grand prize so the jackpot now jumping from 500 to almost $700 million. it could go even higher. t.j. holmes our man is here with all the latest and his losing ticket. >> ten losing tickets actually, robin. but still three words for you, keep hope alive. at least for a few more days because, yes, we all went to bed knowing we had not won the jackpot but joy cometh in the morning when no one else won. this sets up saturday and the largest jackpot in u.s. history. >> 47, 63, 62, 11. your powerball number, 17. >> reporter: those are the winning numbers, turns out they weren't so winning. this morning the powerball jackpot is up to a whopping $675 million making it the most massive prize in american
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with $675 million, you can afford to buy 32 ultimate luxury penthouses in new york city like mr. trump's that recently sold for 21 million bucks or with your winnings you could finance your own "star wars" like "the force awakens" that had a budget of $200 million. and that would still leave you $475 million, so you could buy 950 round trip tickets to mars and back courtesy of space-ex at $500,000 a pop. before you go you need a reality check. >> i want the truth. >> you can't handle the truth. >> reporter: truth is, you have very, very slim odds of winning. 1 in 292 million. >> only one number is going to win. it's right here. >> reporter: there have been no winners for 18 drawings since november 4th so how should you pick your winning numbers? >> 77% of the winners come from the computer so don't argue with success. >> reporter: some perspective.
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how 70% to 80% choose their numbers any way so directly proportional so the $675 million option that will get down maybe 150 to $200 million. >> is that it? >> i know right. i mean, what's the point of even playing but comes down so take the 30-year option and get more. you could leave 00 million on the table if you don't take the 30-year option. >> no, take the money. >> and run. i like how you're optimistic instead of being disappointed this morning we should be -- >> i'm still looking for that dime he threw yesterday on the football field. >> we are all losers, i kid you not. i had ten of these last night. i matched one powerball. i won 4 bucks. >> you matched the powerball. that's pretty good. >> gee, thanks, george. enough to buy half of that ticket right there. >> always looking at the bright side. >> t.j., thank you, as always. we are going to turn to that series of storms battering the west. thousands of homes in jeopardy from mudslides after days of rain. the downpours causing major flooding.
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pasadena, california, for us with the latest. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the three separate el nino-related storms here over the past few days have felt like one continuous rain event and the earth here is so saturated with water that in this particular house the hill just stripped away from the house which has been declared unlivable. extreme flooding across california. this highway swamped, a truck pushing a car through the coffee-colored water. the third straight day of blinding el nino rain slamming the state. the soil and drain systems simply unable to absorb all of it. mud melting off the hills onto major highways. the flooding so dangerous in petaluma, california, this truck flipped over, trapping a woman inside her car. rescuers diving into the merck to free her. and in castaic, water rushes
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carried to safety, this dog by firefighters. in this rormd fire season, thousands of california homes threatened. for decades mud like this wasn't a problem here. then a fire tore through these mountains, now when it rains it's like water coming off of concrete. threatening homes like this with a deluge of thousands of tons of this thick mud. this resident has fortified his house but fears the worst. >> you've been watching it. how fast does it go? >> they've clocked it at 60 miles an hour according to fire, l.a. county fire. >> reporter: i want to give you a sense of what this mud is like. it's not your thin soupy type of mud. this is more like the consistency of cement and the only way to clean this stuff up is with heavy machinery. robin. >> and moving 60 miles an hour. >> still sinking in. >> thank you. get out of that. misery is not over yet.
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well as dangerous surf. isn't that right, rob? >> the main front that came through last night, it's through but we still have showers rotating in some of which are heavy. a bit of a break later on friday then saturday morning another front comes in with some strong up to 2 inches plus. not as much as we had this week. the other threat is this huge wave in ventura, california. high surf warnings posted. a 25 to 30-foot breakers. they'll revolver in 25 sets at times. dangerous rip. surfers out there but dangerous situation peaking today. another breaking story. stock markets around the world tumbling after a sell-off in china really sparked fears for investors all over the world. abc's linsey davis with what it all means for your money. good morning, linsey. >> good morning, george. perhaps this is evidence of the old saying china sneezes and the world catches cold.
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chinese market was halted after just 14 minutes when losses hit 5% triggering a so called circuit breaker. it briefly re-opened but the market kept on falling and trading was suspended for the rest of the day. the chinese market down a total of more than 7%. all this making investors even more jittery about the chinese economy, the world's second largest after the u.s. even before this walt street was getting off to its worst start since the 200068 financial crisis down nearly 3% in the first three days of trading year perhaps indicative and the concerns of china not going away. >> now to a rescue. 167 miners saved after being trapped overnight. abc's ryan smith is here with the latest. >> good morning to you robin.
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salt mine last night and didn't come back triggering a major rescue effort. that effort paying off and those miners safe and sound. >> the moment of relief. trapped underground in upstate new york brought to the surface. >> cage is stuck 850 down. >> police departments scrambling to help. >> manpower neefded to backfill. >> this crane extricated the miners lifted them out four at a time in a basket. >> their spirits are remarkably good. we have outstanding employees and they are understanding of the situation and the time it takes to approach this in a very safe manner. to ensure that no one else is put at risk and again they're fine. no one was injured. we have been in constant communication with them since
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>> rescuers have been able to send down blankets and food to the mienlers just starting their shift. mark is a director of communications for the company which runs the mine. >> we practice mine evacuations regularly every year and so that practice is coming into play today. >> this is the deepest salt mine in the united states. it's in the finger lakes region of new york state spread out over 18,000 acres. the rock salt is sold to mental cal -- chemical company. >> they appear to be okay. a company spokesman saying the key issue was safety. thankfully that was the result. making sure they were never in danger. >> to the race for the white house house and ted cruz the frontrunner in iowa. donald trump pulling a page from his book and questioning whether
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because he was born in canada. trump's wife melania is also speaking out in a new interview and tom llamas is on the trail in storm lake, iowa, with all the latest. good morning, tom. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. this is not a fight senator ted cruz wants, he tells me this issue is settled. and there is no issue. but others are weighing in. senator john mccain was the gop nominee in 2008 saying there are questions surrounding cruz's eligibility. this morning, the bromance between donald trump and senator ted cruz is on the rocks. >> do you believe senator ted cruz is a natural born citizen? >> i don't know to be honest. >> reporter: trump neck and neck with cruz in the battle for iowa. >> you have a beautiful family. >> reporter: raising questions about his birthplace, canada. suggesting cruz go to court to prove he can run for president. >> ted, he should ask for a declaratory judgment because that will clear it all up and i'm doing this for the good of ted. >> reporter: in iowa cruz whose mother is an american citizen fighting back. >> as a legal matter the question is quite straightforward and settled law
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born abroad is a natural born citizen. >> reporter: we were with north cruz in the hawkeye state and on his campaign bus as the trump dustup was growing. >> now he's talking about, you know, that you were born in canada. not criticizing it but saying you could have problems with that. why do you think he's doing that. >> i'm not going to try to psychoanalyze donald trump. my view, if others -- >> do you think he sees you as a threat? >> you'd have to ask him that. >> reporter: cruz says the toughest part of the campaign is being away from his wife and two young daughters. this as trump's wife melania tells "harper's bazaar" the decision for him to run was also not easy but now she's offering her advice. she's quoted as saying, i give him my opinions and sometimes he takes them in and sometimes he does not. do i agree with him all the time? no. donald trump is not letting this fight with ted cruz go away any time soon.
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very weiss move that ted cruz renounced his canadian citizenship 18en months ago. robin. >> thank you. now to more trouble for chipotle. the fast food chain now facing a criminal investigation over the norovirus outbreak at a california outlet that left hundreds sick. abc's clayton sandell has the latest. >> reporter: this morning fast food chain chipotle is involved in a criminal investigation. the company revealing in a regulatory s.e.c. filing that it was served with a federal grand jury subpoena last month asked to produce a broad range of documents in connection to a norovirus outbreak at this franchise in california's simi valley last august that sickened 234 people. the burrito giant says it does not know whether it will bring fines or penalties. or further liabilities. investigating the illness, the u.s. attorney's office working with criminal investigators from the fda, both offices declining to comment. chipotle telling abc news, it will cooperate fully with this
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>> the department of justice is taking this so seriously and it is definitely on their radar. >> reporter: after the summer outbreak, the restaurant was closed for a deep clean but the company that prides itself on serving food with integrity is struggling to regain consumer trust taking out full page ad as apologizing to consumers and announcing coming changes to the way it prepares and tests its food. after making headlines for two e. coli outbreaks sickening people in 12 states and a norovirus outbreak in boston which sickened 140 college students who ate at this store. and now it seems as though wall street is getting a bit queasy. chipotle's stock price is down 40% since their troubles began. robin. >> not surprising, clayton, thank you very much. okay, michael, you have it. first day of school, i don't think it got quite the attention that prince george's first day of school received. >> absolutely not. the third in line for the throne went to preschool wednesday.
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mom kate snapped these pictures, look how adorable little man is heading to school to mark the milestone we all have those pictures of our first day of school and abc's lama hasan has more. >> reporter: this morning, a royal milestone for prince george. his proud mother, the duchess of cambridge marking the moment by taking these adorable pictures herself. looking dapper in his buttoned up coat and backpack brimming with confidence, ready for his first day at nursery school. >> george's first day of nursery apparently went very well. he enjoyed playing with the other children, apparently. there weren't many tears. >> bearing a striking resemblance to his father on his first day but there was no fanfare on george's first day. >> when prince william went to nursery there were huge crowds of media outside. his parents choosing a small local montessori school on a private road only ten miles from their norfolk home on the queen's stalling sandringham
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the protective and private prince wanting his kids to have as private a life as possible carrying on the tradition from his mom, diana. >> you just want to pinch the cheeks. >> he got the wave down early. >> learned that in school, preschool. but there's -- prince george is not the only prince making headlines. look at this video trending. 12-year-old prince of morocco. apparently he isn't worried about following tradition. he won't let anybody kiss his hand. he whips it back if they try it. a lot of people don't know what is going on but they said that he is a very smart kid and might do that feeling weird having generals kissing his hand out of respect for them. >> maybe he just doesn't -- maybe he's a germophobe. >> practice that when i walk through with the crew here.
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>> oh, really. >> fonzie, you're up first. >> nice. >> we already kissed the super bowl ring. thank you, michael. over to rob right now. look at these storms. >> yeah, this is snow just east of l.a. of the mountains up here getting skunked the past couple of years. this is a two-hour drive from l.a. big bear getting two feet of snow. winter storm warnings posted for the san bernardino mountains and
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saturday. brief arctic blast is over for the northeast looking at temperatures well above the freezing mark for the next couple of days. >> all right. >> you did say brief you did say brief. >> it's still winter. >> okay, thank you, rob. coming up on "gma," a disgruntled groom behind a series of fires set at his friends' homes. the clue police found at the scene that made them think he was behind it. and from dirty jobs to bank job, a lot of people thought this guy wanted for robbery was tv host mike rowe. well, mike rowe will join us live this morning to set the
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good morning. i'm amanda sanchez. and i'm dave lawrence. it's 7:26. overnight snow is making for some slick roads out there this morning. kolo 8 news now's matt vaughan is live at clear acre and mccarran with a look at the conditions. we may be done with the snow for the moment ... but some parts of town
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throughout the day yesterday ... which means there will still be ice on the roads from overnight. ... here's a look at the chaos yesterday ... crashes being reported left and right. it started early ... and continued through the morning commute hours. there were several rollovers on city streets ... including this one on rock boulevard where an s-u-v slid off the road and overturned ... landing in rock park. that was followed by another s-u-v rolling into a ravine off robb drive between sharlands and mae anne. the highways also saw their fair share of crashes yesterday. at one point ... n-h-p was responding to multiple spin outs and fender benders at the same time. a major problem area the forecast. a broad area of low pressure continues to provide light snow showers across the sierra and western nevada this morning. accumulations have been generally less than an inch since last night but still enough to cover
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create travel impacts for the morning commute. an additional few inches is possible across the sierra through the morning but with the bulk of the activity over with, will allow the winter weather advisories to expire as scheduled.
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world making a splash around the globe. tens of thousands of people tuning in to watch how people jumped around this. >> i would have jumped around. >> what made it such a phenomenon? we've got the story behind it coming up. we got a lot else coming up. all eyes on the powerball. no jackpot winners overnight. jackpot now almost $700 million. could go even higher. next big drawing is saturday. a lot of eyes on wall street, as well after stocks tanked in china overnight and we'll be tracking it all day long. also this morning we've been -- "dirty jobs" star mike rowe caught up in a bank job. people actually thought this robber was mike rowe. well, he is here live. he's going to set the record straight. he's dressed like the robber again. we're going to talk to mike. >> he got a good sense of humor about it. we begin with a california man behind bars this morning for setting a string of fires targeting the groomsmen from his wedding and happened after his marriage fell apart and abc's gio benitez has the story.
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that man is now speaking out from jail denying the charges and suggesting he could have been set up. but police say the evidence shows he's the arsonist who nearly hurt all of his former friends. a groom who says he was scorned leading to accusations after a bizarre frail -- trail of property scorched. this morning 33-year-old joshua van buskirk is in a martinez, california, jail, after police say he confessed to an arson spree allegedly fueled by anger after his divorce, among his targets, three of his own groomsmen. he's accused of throwing molotov cocktails at their homes and cars, leaving behind a twisted clue, joker cards just like in the batman movie. >> leaves a calling card. >> reporter: suspected arson one in october, a groomsmen's truck, gasoline poured on the hood and set fire, suspected arson two, december 23rd, another groomsmen's truck lit on fire.
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fence catching on fire, extinguished before reaching the house and that same night his friend's garage door set on fire, thankfully not reaching the rest of the house with the wife and kids inside. >> what really broke the case were the cards. >> reporter: van buskirk arrested christmas eve. police telling abc news he confessed to all of the arsons, in a jailhouse interview with fox station ktvu van buskirk says he's innocent though he does say he was upset with his friends after his divorce. >> because within the last three to four months of going through all this turmoil in my life they haven't been there for me. >> reporter: police say they found plenty of evidence at his house and have the right joker in jail. >> i honestly believe if we didn't get him in custody that the other people on that list would have been victims of arson, as well. >> reporter: and his ex-wife could not be reached for comment.
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charges among others, though police say he did admit to setting the fires when he was arrested he's now pleading not guilty held on a $2.1 million bail. meanwhile, those groomsmen all say we have no idea why we were targeted. >> this is a strange one. >> it really is. >> thanks, gio. now to that north carolina woman and her former fbi agent father charged with murdering her husband. she's now facing trial but not giving up the fight for her stepchildren. abc's linzie janis is here in the studio with that. >> good morning. lawyers for molly martens corbett say she and her father are not guilty of murder and deserves to be reunited with the children she has raised for the last eight years. this morning, even as molly martens corbett is out on bail charged with murdering her irish husband, she says she will keep fighting for custody of his two children from a previous marriage. 31-year-old martens corbett hasn't seen the kid whose
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years ago since her husband was killed inside their north carolina home last august. within weeks of his death molly gave this emotional interview after a judge hand them over to relatives in ireland. >> i just need them to know that although we haven't gotten to see each other that i will never stop thinking about them and loving them. >> reporter: last summer martens corbett's father, a former fbi agent called 911 in the middle of the night saying there was an argument and he hit his son-in-law with a baseball bat. she and her father both charged this week with second degree murder and voluntary manslaughter are claiming self-defense. >> we're going to fight it and i am confident we will show that any actions on her part and on her father's part were reasonable and were justified and were necessary. >> reporter: meanwhile, molly is desperate to see the kids. pouring her heart out on facebook writing to the children now ages 9 and 11 almost daily,
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are not words for how much i miss you. posting this happy new year card with a photo signed love, mom. and at the bottom of so many posts, leaving her phone number in hopes that they will be allowed to contact her. >> molly is the quintessential mother. every shape or form, she was and is their mother and deserves to be their mother again. >> reporter: at her house wednesday, jason corbett's relatives arriving with a court order to collect items belonging to the children. molly martens corbett and her father plan to plead not guilty due back in court in february. she is appealing that decision to award custody to those relatives in ireland. >> very sad. all right, linzie, thank you. the man known for "dirty jobs" confused for a bank robber. now mike rowe is joining us live with his take on that case of mistaken identity. and tom brady is making headlines for what he's doing off the field. we're going to talk to the chef
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we're back now with a man we're back now with a man who made "dirty jobs" famous linked to a much different kind of job. host mike rowe is a dead ringer for a man who robbed an oregon bank. >> boy, you know what, fortunately he has an alibi and a great sense of humor about it. we'll talk to him live in a minute but first abc's kayna whitworth has the story. >> reporter: on cnn's "somebody's gotta do it," mike rowe has tackled every profession from bullfighter to blacksmith. even posing as a man on the run in an episode of "dirty jobs" but these surveillance photos are sparking rumors he may have pulled his dirtiest job yet, bank robber after this man sporting shaggy brown hair and light-colored ball cap walked into a medford, oregon, chase bank armed with a gun and demanding cash.
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their facebook page asking if anyone could i.d. the crook and immediately got flooded with one possible suspect. mike rowe. >> we continue to get these tips about mike rowe, so we said, we are now looking for mike rowe thanks to your tips. >> reporter: cops even joking on facebook saying we issued an arrest warrant for mike rowe, just kidding. until the cnn host posted this photo with an alibi, i was in kansas city and i can prove it. >> we're going to scratch him from our suspect list and move on to other individuals. >> being on the run is exhausting. >> reporter: for "good morning america," kayna whitworth, abc news, new york. >> well, joining us live here is the host of cnn's "somebody's gotta do it," mike rowe. mike, you have been such a great sport about this. you have -- you've done it all. you've had ever job imaginable. how did you find out people thought your next gig was a bank robber. >> pretty much the same way i find out about everything these day, robin. walking through an airport
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checking in on my facebook page and realizing that 3 million people were saying, hey, you should check out the medford police site because it sure looks like there's an all-points bulletin out for you. i looked at it and laughed and said, those guys have a great sense of humor but i can't deny there is an uncanny resemblance so i just fired off a quick little missive saying, hey, for what it's worth i'm in kansas, so be on the lookout for somebody who's shorter and less attractive. >> oh, less attractive. >> when you first saw that fake police warrant issued for you on facebook, for a second there did you wonder where you were at that time? >> no, honestly my first thought was i know what the next call is going to be and it was. it was my mother, just, please, say you didn't do it, michael. say you didn't do it. you could have called us. there's so many things you could have done instead of this. >> did you reach out? >> that was my first thought. actually you know what is funny, i've been to medford and shot a couple of times up there years
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in 2006 and i'm thinking, this is just too weird. there's so many weird connections between me and law enforcement and "dirty jobs" and this is just -- this is just one more. >> wasn't there an inmate too who has your name or something? >> so, i was sued by an inmate in north dakota whose name is mike rowe and he was upset on some sort of trumped up copyright charge because he was getting hard time in jail because of "dirty jobs." and then there's a cop also in oregon in a little town called beaverton who is the pio up there, the public information officer. his name is mike rowe so whenever he reports on a local crime it pops up in google alerts and everybody thinks i'm somehow involved in crime in beaverton and now there's a guy in medford who looks like mike rowe but isn't mike rowe. it's very confusing. >> i mean, speaking of "dirty jobs," on one episode of "dirty
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you were on the lam, that was part of the show but how was that? you said it was exhausting. >> well, yeah, you know, i mean you're an athlete. i'm not. i was 45. we put a couple of gopros on some bloodhounds in the course of talking about what it feels like to be chased through the woods. it was kind of a goofy thing but i'm dressed up in striped pajamas running. >> but as you said you are not the bank robber and we should look for somebody who looks like you but less attractive than you. >> clearly they got the wrong guy, robin. >> they do. as always -- >> i don't see the resemblance. >> a great sport as always. good to check in with you. >> thank you, mike. coming up, it's the puddle making a huge splash around the world and sara haines is outside with that. >> all about this magical puddle in northern england and get in on the action with my own puddle. look how captivated these people are with my puddle. come on, guys. it's awesome, isn't it? jump around
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jump around >> we are back now with that puddle seen around the world. half a million tuning in to watch a live stream m people across the pond trying to cross what seemed like a pond, a giant
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abc's sara haines is here with more on this phenomenon. sara, what is up with this? >> exactly, lara. anyone that knows me knows i love periscoping and on the best day ever i might have peeked out at 4,000 and rounding up but little did i know the magic might have just been in a puddle. it's the periscope puddle making a social media splash. the internet craze on this viral sensation trending number two worldwide. over 500,000 viewers captivated by a live stream of people attempting to cross a puddle in northern england. from leapers and jumpers to climbers and swimmers. puddle watchers everywhere were treated to six hours of man versus nature. 2016 olympic event, wrote one viewer. i love this said another. there was a ton of pondering,
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lamppost as leverage, forging straight through and, yes, that is a surfboard and for the win, this man putting up a caution, wet floor sign for his fellow puddle pedestrians. now, if you're wondering how this started, it started with a bunch of co-workers at a marketing company sitting there and watching and thought it was amazing, so they decided to roll on it and, bam, it was a periscope heard around the world and we created our own puddle and people are captivated by it. amazing. >> like a yule log. >> want to point out that we are
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he's doing off the field. the chef behind the superstar's highly restrictive diet reveals brady's real keys to winning. is it healthy and could you do it? dr. jen ashton is here live. only on "gma," the cnn news anchor and her husband caught in a deadly shoot-out in their hotel room now speaking out for the first time on live tv about the details of their harrowing night when an armed robber burst into their room. go big or go home and ellen steals the show at the people's choice awards with a hilarious and heart-felt moment on stage. >> i call myself the mother teresa of talk shows, the dalai lama of daytime. no, but i'm sure someone out there has. >> and wait till you see her little gift for the audience. bang bang into the room and wwe slamming into times square with the ultimate divas, the bella twins and champ roman reigns, the all-stars sharing
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say -- >> all: good morning, america. mwah. go big or go home good morning, everyone. you can see we're calling an audible here in our tailgate challenge. >> yep. >> michael, what do you got for us this morning. >> don't look at me like that. >> i'm not. this is called the texas southern chili, everybody. yes. >> you went to tsu. >> i went to tsu. i went to texas southern and it's so good that robin was eating during a commercial break because she can't hold back on it. cubed chuck beefsteak, bacon, beer, dos equis that gets cooked off, cocoa powder, coffee and cinnamon cinnamon. those are the secrets -- >> you can taste the cinnamon, it's good. >> look who's here. >> come on in, have a bite, man. >> this looks delicious. >> chili but no beans, i like that.
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texas chili doesn't have beans. >> it's a different consistency than regular chili. it's got these big chunks. >> it's built like me and then i have cornbread too. we had to add a little side dish of cornbread and the secret to the cornbread is it has jalapeno and cheddar cheese. >> i see you cook it in a cast iron pan. >> i've been up all morning. you don't know what time i got up. >> i know. honey, i know. >> yesterday when you did your nachos, you said, strahan, bring it. >> you did bring it. >> i brought it. >> when you bring it, you bring it. >> later we're going to put you up on the scoreboard there because you see, you know, you're in great company here. >> i am in first place at the moment. >> side dish. appetizer. >> nachos are not a side dish. america, aren't nachos a meal? >> what is that song? change gonna come! >> throwing it down right there. let's get the morning rundown from ryan smith.
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paris. police have shot a man armed with a knife outside of a police station. there were concerns he may have been wearing an explosives vest and abc's alex marquardt is on the scene with the latest. alex. >> reporter: good morning, ryan. this area has now been cordoned off. there is a heavy police presence. you can see officers back there, their guns drawn at the ready. that police station that the man tried to attack is just a short distance that way. we understand that he had a knife and shouted allahu akbar, god is great and it is believed he had an explosives vest. french media reporting that that vest was fake. today is the first anniversary of the massacre of "charlie hebdo." this is a city that has relatively gotten back to normal after those attacks in mid-november that left 130 people dead but it is still very much a city on edge. ryan. >> alex, thank you. also breaking overnight an attack on isis on this oil facility in libya. a massive fire spreading to storage tanks, at least ten people have been killed. an update now on the
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way at a salt mine in upstate new york. the deepest salt mine in the country. 17 employees of the mine outside of ithaca got stuck in an elevator nearly 80 stories underground. a crane was brought in and rescuers have been in radio contact with the miners. all have been rescued and everyone is safe. new worries on wall street after more troubling news about stocks overnight. for the second time this week, china had to suspend trading on its main stock exchange as the shanghai index dropped more than 7%. investors at home and around the world are worried about china's economy slowing down and falling oil prices. california is bracing for yet another day of drenching rain fueled by el nino. more than 6 inches have fallen in some parts of california this week triggering floods and mudslides. hundreds of homes are in danger and, frankly, another storm is coming its way saturday. and you've likely heard by now that nobody won last night's powerball jackpot. there's right. you got to go to work. well, all that prize money now rolls into saturday's jackpot
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$675 million. the largest jackpot ever. that sounds good, but if ticket sales continue to soar, could it be $750 million. that sounds even better. and finally, a scare on stage at the people's choice awards. the hosts of "the talk," take a look at this, were in the middle of their acceptance speech. this guy walks up, random guy, rushes, grabs the mike, look at sheryl, huh-uh. kicking him off and, boom. sharon osborne not messing around kicking this guy off the stage literally. look at the way they're looking you better get off that stage. more of the big show coming up in "pop news" but, guys, i have to think the last thing you want to do is come up and try to talk over people who have a show called "the talk." >> yeah. >> that's a good point, ryan. how about that move by sharon. okay, we're going to talk about diets. we have the nerve to talk about diets with the way we've been tailgating but it's a diet everyone is talking about.
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plan. the power couple's personal chef revealing his menu for the pair. we're going to take a look. from the gridiron. >> go, tom. >> to the red carpet. quarterback tom brady and his supermodel wife giselle bundchen are one of hollywood's most glamorous couples. now their private chef allan campbell revealing to their powerhouse diet. >> tom and gisele are known for having some of the hottest bodies on the planet, but it sounds like their diet isn't that exciting. >> campbell telling 80% of their diet, vegetables and whole grains like brown rice, quinoa and beans, the other 20% is lean meat, grass fed organic steak, chicken, wild salmon and occasionally duck. giselle even posting pictures of her healthy diet on instagram seen here eating a vegetable soup. her daughter vivian digging into a green juice. and tom making breakfast with
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are totally off-limits? campbell says no white sugar, no white flour, no msg. i'll use raw olive oil but i never cook with olive oil. i only cook with coconut oil. fats like canola oil turn into trans fats. i use himalayan pink salt as the sodium. i never use iodized salt. >> they also don't consume very commonly eaten things like caffeine, dairy, white flour, they avoid all of those. this diet, of course, sounds very strict, but that's what keeps tom at the top of his game in the nfl and gisele one of the most sought after models in the world. >> obviously it is working for both of them. breaking it down for us, the power couple's diet, abc news senior medical contributor dr. jen ashton back by popular demand. >> thank you. >> 80% plant based. >> yes. >> pros and cons with that. >> no smoke and mirrors, sensible healthy way to eat and get a lot of vitamins and minerals.
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food. it's just a great way to eat. >> also talked about the chef avoiding foods that cause acid -- >> the alkaline diet. the acidity is so controversial. all the celebrities are talking about it. what they're talking about is acid based or ph balance. there is not a lot of great data that supports that what we eat changes the ph of our blood because our lungs and kidney does that. it does change the ph of our urine and there is some data actually that if you eat alkaline foods or foods that are also high in potassium, it can improve muscle mass and growth hormone production and decrease back pain, all things that they might want. >> exactly. okay, now you made me feel better because you hadn't heard about this either. night shades, he said that he avoids night shade foods. what exactly is that? >> that's what's great about our jobs, we're learning all the time. this is a huge species of over 2,000 plants, some have been
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inflammation, some thought to decrease inflammation. it's a double-edged sword here because these are apparently what they avoibecause there have been some data that show that they can add to inflammation but, again, we know tomatoes, high in lycopene so it's a catch-22 but obviously it's working for them. >> eggplant, peppers, mushrooms. >> okay. to each his own. this is a very, very individual thing and, look, in general they're eating great and it shows. >> it is, and jen will take your questions throughout the morning again. you can devote her @drjashton or post your questions to "gma's" facebook page. michael, what else is coming up? >> we have a lot coming up here on the "gma morning menu." our exclusive with the former cnn news anchor and her husband who survived a deadly motel shooting. they're going to join us live. and a life-saving story. the strangers who met through a liver donation then fell for each other and now they're speaking out. plus, wwe world heavyweight
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terrifying incident. june 30th, 2015, the day former cnn headline news anchor lynne russell -- >> thank you for sharing your evening. >> reporter: -- and former cnn investigative reporter chuck de caro -- >> supplies had to reach northernmost positions. >> reporter: -- went from reporting the news to becoming it. >> breaking news. >> former cnn anchor. >> deadly shoot-out. >> reporter: caught in a real-life shoot-out with a armed robber who forced himself into their room at this albuquerque motel. surveillance video capturing the horrifying ordeal on camera. >> he gave me a good shove and i was airborne and into the room. about that time my husband came out of the shower and found his wife being held at gunpoint. >> reporter: both russell and de caro hold a concealed carry license and russell thinking quickly managed to hand her personal handgun to her husband and when the suspect started
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saving his wife's life. the alleged robber, 27-year-old tomorio walton was killed in the gunfight. the alleged accomplice skyy barrs was arrested. he pled guilty to kidnapping, aggravated burglary and attempted murder. decaro was shot three times. before leaving the hospital he thanked the first responders who helped save his life. >> the response from this city that helped me in every way was just seamless and perfect. >> and right now we want to de caro to "good morning america." thank you both for being here. >> thank you. >> lynne, i know you had a real reaction when you saw that picture. >> yes, i did. of course, of course. this has been a very emotional thing. and we just can't -- even if you have to defend yourself and you do, you don't just walk away
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changed. it just always is. >> and you were saying chuck is your hero. >> oh, he is my hero. he absolutely is. couldn't have been in better hands. >> it didn't have anything to do with being a hero. it had to do with a promise i made when i married her after chasing her for 30 years, i take that part about having to hold very seriously, better or worse very seriously. i don't think it could get any worse than it did that evening. >> you said you believed wholeheartedly that lynne was about to be raped. >> i came out of the shower naked soaking wet shaking from the air-conditioning looking for a towel, and here's my wife flying backwards through the air, lands face up on the bed with this desperado pointing a gun at her, and i came out and said, what the hell is going on here? and he pointed the gun at me and
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unfortunately, our weapons that we're legally entitled to carry were on a bed table, so i got between his line of sight and that, lynne was smart enough and brave enough to understand what i was doing and slid those maybe there's something in here he would like. >> and you both are very tough. lynne, you're a black belt twice. two time black belt and i know you also i believe trained special forces. soldier in the 20th special forces group. nothing magic. >> i see, lynne, that you are getting very emotional here. >> you know, i've never cried on the air before, but it's -- it doesn't go away, and when we talk about that night, i think about watching him, and he was just out of the shower, you know, watching him get -- be shot. thanks so much. watching him be shot, your
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he turns to you and he says he hit me, i'm shot. >> shot three times. >> three times and this is after both of them emptied their guns and, you know, sometimes the muzzles were only this far apart. i could see -- i could see the fire coming out of them, and when he said that to me, i thought, it's impossible because to me nothing like that could ever happen to him, you know, and i just -- i think about it and it doesn't go away, and i think to myself, i don't want another woman to have to go through watching her husband be shot. i don't want another woman to have to, you know, lie on a cot in a really cold -- sorry. this is what happens -- room in an icu. >> while he is -- and tomorrow another operation for you, chuck. >> operation number four. >> don't want that again. you know, i don't want -- i don't want to think of anybody else having to be stuck in an icu room and listen to the sound
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one. >> well, it's important for us -- >> i don't want that. >> of course, you don't and i know that you guys are suing motel 6. we did reach out to them about this. we did not hear back from them. what can you tell us about this lawsuit and what do you hope to get out of it? >> the first thing is why were we there? that's why we were there. >> that's our family. >> it was our family. >> you, the dog -- >> oliver. >> dog friendly. >> very dog friendly. >> traveling cross country. >> oliver was very old. >> on the way to a war game in california that i was leading. i ended up leading from my hospital bed. it was the dog. that was the only reason we were there, needed a couple of hours' sleep. the dog needed some care. >> here's the point. i don't think -- for whatever reason the people there, people go to motel 6s and other hotels and motels. their choice for all kinds of reasons. i just don't think, and this is why the suit, because as i was sitting in his room watching all
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own research, i discovered that this was not an isolated kind of incident, and i don't think that a person, a family should have to substitute, should have to sacrifice security for a room that is safe, a place to stay, a place to spend the night in a name brand hotel anywhere for >> and, lynne, we do have to wrap, but i know you want people to know a couple of things that experience. >> very quickly. ask three questions. if we had asked these questions what is the crime rate at this how many times have the cops been called in the past year. five years, you pick it, right. a thousand times for us, it was over a thousand times, that was the answer. are there security cameras at this place and are they monitored in realtime right here because if somebody had monitored those cameras, all the video that you guys see of us being assaulted, that would have stopped it right away. and the third thing is, are there guards and are the guards actual -- how many of them do you have because one for two hours on a saturday morning doesn't help you if you're there
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so the traveling public, don't be afraid to ask these questions and if enough of us do, and we don't stop, then somebody's going to have to address it. >> thank you. thank you. i think those are important questions to ask. i appreciate that. and, chuck, we're thinking about you and good luck in your operation tomorrow. thank you both for being with us. >> thank you. >> we do have to get outside to rob. >> all right, lara, let's do it. it's time for wwe weather. round one. [ bell dings ] yes. i've got a double dose of divas here, nikki and brie bella. we've got a special bella themed forecast. i need your help. brie, why don't you get us started. >> let's start with twin falls, idaho. today it is supposed to be 37 degrees with some snow, and speaking of snow, it looks like in sisters, oregon, there will be a lot of snow. >> a good rodeo there. nikki, what do you got for us? >> looks like another rainy day for bella, california. >> beautiful. >> and in double oak, texas, we have sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-60s,
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>> perfect. beauty, brains and brawn. i'm a little bit nervous. here's the weather where you live. >> robin, i'm kind of happy it's cold out here. back inside to you. >> i'm sure your wife is too. come inside, won't you because it's "pop news" time. we begin with ellen degeneres and her hilarious and very heartfelt acceptance speech for favorite humanitarian at the people's choice awards accepting
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dear friend melissa mccarthy. >> and, melissa, thank you. yeah, i love you and what wonderful things you said. you forgot gorgeous, but that's okay. [ laughter ] >> ellen went on to say it is really simple. be nice. and that was the goal for her talk show mostly. >> i just set out really just to make people happy and make people laugh and to get very, very rich, and, um -- >> it really -- it was an amazing speech. she did a great, great job. congratulations to her. >> you cannot watch her show and not feel good. >> absolutely. >> you are happy when you watch her show. >> from start to finish and she's been doing it a long time now. she has set the bar. well deserved. up next in "pop news," proof that nothing can come between a football fanatic and her favorite team. and by football i mean soccer. a dad in australia, boy, does he have it bad for his favorite team. he suggested the name lanesra.
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unique. it wasn't until she was two years old that dad admitted to mom his idea for the name lanesra is actually arsenal spelled backyards. his favorite soccer team. he got away with it for two years. thankfully lanesra is a beautiful name. >> it is a beautiful name. i think that's funny. who i was working on espn, there were some children named espn. >> daddy. >> it's not quite lanesra. and finally in some science news, george, the unusually mild winter has caused flowers to bloom early, trees to blossom and squirrels to put on a few pounds. pictures of rotund rodents have been sweeping social media with captions like, guys, i found the fattest squirrel, #fatsquirrel and this one, does this gray coat make me look fat?
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he decided to supersize it. if you could take down that thing, you can see he took a whole avocado, forget the acorns, people, i'm going with an avocado. scientists say it makes sense the warm weather is giving the little guys more time to collect their nuts and apparently they're not very good at waiting for the cold weather. >> that's why you were asking about the song. >> which, by the way, jimmy kimmel we understand is your favorite song. robin shared that with me. what is it? rain >> squirrel trying to get a nut. >> the squirrels telling us that winter is coming. >> we'll be back. >> "deals & steals" too. >> the sdwirlss telling us that winter is coming.
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>> "deals & steals" too.good morning. i'm amanda sanchez. i'm dave lawrence. it's 8:27. crews are working to repair pine middle school after a pipe burst over winter break, causing severe water damage through out the school. now classes are starting on january 25th -- 2 weeks later than planned. to keep the kids busy the boys and girls club and the food bank of northern nevada are accommodating students and parents during the extra days local kids will have on break. an image that appeared on the final exam in a u-s history course at dayton high school is sparking controversy. the painting titled 'a tale of two hoodies', is a depiction of a policeman-- in a k-k-k hood-- pointing a gun at an african american child. the artist has said the image is aimed at challenging the viewer conversation. lyon county school superintendent wayne apology on tuesday and said the district was taking the appropriate action. joining me now is lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast.
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michael jackson's "rock with you." >> i love this song. >> incredible 1979 album "off the wall." we have some young college students that are going, what, what. it was big back in the day, people. >> it was. >> there's an announcement about this. >> yeah, there is. >> in fact, i have it, robin. on february 26th. michael jackson's estate will release a special cd and dvd package of "off the wall" that will include a new documentary by none other than spike lee called "michael jackson's journey from motown to off the wall." i know a lot of fans will be excited about that. >> i know. we can ride the boogie >> there you go. >> they never join in when you want. >> i'm sorry, rob. >> still have that album. >> you do? >> still have the -- >> vinyl is coming back. vinyl is coming back. >> that's worth it. >> priceless to me. >> that's right.
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big assortment for pen and women, separates, all kinds of pieces to choose from depending on sort of your sleep style, big discount on these. normally starting at $36, everything today from the big assortment is slashed in half so starting at $18. good deal, right? >> you kidding me. i'm already on top of my new year's steps. thanks to these companies for these great deals. thank you. >> thank you. >> lara, over to you. >> thanks, michael. so, of course, amy's adventure in iceland took our breath away. got such a great response from so many of you but a lot of questions did happen so joining us to help answer some of them climate expert bern net woods placky, the chief meteorologist at climate central and a fellow penn state graduate so we know she knows her stuff. >> we are. >> i was asking before, i was joking in "pop news" about the fat cares and said does that worry you, you said honestly yes because the ecosystem is out of balance. >> it is. i mean that's really the core of
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to get into a lot of that right now. >> we have a lot of questions, i know my kids had questioned and we've got questions from some of our viewers. and i want to start with this one. sheryl on twitter says with all the ice water going into the ocean how is it that ocean temperatures are rising? >> well, that's an interesting question. but take a glass of water, for example, when you first put the ice in, it does get colder but over time that ice melts and the water warms, that's the same thing that's happening. our whole earth system is connected and the more greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide from burring of oil, gas and coal we're warming our system more and more so eventually over time the ice will melt because temperatures are going up and then the whole earth all of the water continues to warm. >> really scary. rodney on twitter says are glaciers growing in other parts of the world or are they all melting. >> they're melting and retreating but i want to get into the difference between land ice and sea ice here because i think maybe where this is coming from is that we hear about
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now, in the arctic it's melting like crazy. but land ice is different than sea ice, glaciers are land ice. so we're putting more ice and more water into the ocean when they melt. again, that glass of water, when you put more in -- >> people live on the coastline should be panicking and moving inland. >> they should be staying it seriously. we never want panic but we need to take it seriously. there are ways we can solve it. >> can you give us a couple of quick tips we can take away and start doing today? >> we need small things but we need big things. so the big transition away from carbon dioxide and fossil fuel is important because it has big impacts but also on a local scale learn how the little things play a part. how we can recycle more, what else we can do. stop using as much plastic bottles and our bags and one thing that always gets me too i'm the first one for a good cup of coffee but bring your own mug.
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video questions. here's little leila. take a look. >> really want the polar bears to have food to eat so that they won't be hurting. i don't know how to fix it and i really want to. >> leila -- >> cry. >> leila, you're not the only one. a lot of people are working on this issue. it is a serious one, serious impacts but there are ways we can fix it if we all work together for this. >> okay. and then one more question from a concerned kid about conserving energy. take a look. >> hi, i'm charles from texas. if i always turn out the light what other way can i conserve energy? >> that's great. that's a great thing. the more you can conserve energy and reduce your impact on the planet, the more you're going to help everything and that's all resources, energy, you know, turn down the temperature a
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when it's your air-conditioning, turn down or excuse me, turn up the temperature from your air-conditioning. also, get on your feet. walk somewhere. take a bike somewhere. you don't always have to get in a car. home gardening is a great solution to a lot of issues and it's healthier and you save money. >> so little things really do matter. thank you to all of our kids and everybody asking questions and thank you, my fellow penn stater. >> we are. >> appreciate it. amy is on her way back now. can't wait to have her back tomorrow. right now let's go upstairs to rob. >> all right, lara, everybody do their part. turn off the lights, a little recycling and time for wwe weather round two. [ bell dings [. >> the forecast, wwe heavyweight roman raines and the bella twins have been laying down smackdown on the weather. help me out. >> let's start with ring hill, washington, where it will be cloudy in the washington. over in champ, missouri. >> you are the champ.
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it's a rainy day but the weather looks perfect in roman, virginia, with sunny skies. >> roman, virginia. >> we're doing good in roman. >> my favorite town at this point. well done, my friend. time for your local forecast. >> this weather report brought to you by ashley furniture. roman raines, no relation to dallas raines, the l.a. weather guy. >> no, no. >> much bigger. what do you got there? >> rob -- >> all: roman, roman. >> these people going crazy. i want to show you a magic trick. you look great today but you're missing one thing. poof. >> come on. >> look at that. would you look at that? >> i love it. >> guys. >> i can't fight but lara this may be for the tailgating food.
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>> the way he's standing. i was just noting with robin the way rob was standing with that belt. more coming up with the wwe superstars, the bella twins and roman reigns with us live and we are going to reveal their ultimate fitness routines,
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good night welcome back, it's time for the wwe on "gma." first up, wwe world heavyweight champ roman reigns. and please welcome wwe diva, the bella twins. [ cheers and applause ] >> big day here at "gma"." roman, nikki and brie saying hello to their fan ss. oh, my gosh. the fans love you guys. i have to say congratulations. how does it feel to have that belt? >> it feels really good. that's an understatement. i've chased it for so long. it feels like a full year and to finally have it in my possession in my hands, it's the greatest feeling ever and i hate to sound cheesy but dreams do come true.
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>> i agree. [ applause ] >> nikki, you've had quite a year. >> oh, i'm nikki. it happens. it's a twin thing. >> diva, you brought your longtime john cena a -- >> longtime love. >> yeah. >> i didn't know that. >> oh, yeah, 3 1/2 years almost. >> oh, my gosh. that is a great-looking couple. >> oh, thank you. i did not know that. so lovely. >> he is amazing. >> the couple that wrestles together stays together. >> that's right. >> i like that. that could save a lot of marriages right there. >> yeah. >> you're on to something. >> aside from that you've had an injury. >> yeah. >> so when are you getting back in the ring. >> i'm hoping sooner than later working with amazing doctors so first my health is the most important and then second most important is getting back in that ring and hopefully get gting
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>> you can fight roman. >> brie, ultimate team of what's it like without your sister? >> it's been hard because team bella. i know, right. it is weird. i will admit when i'm walking out of that curtain not to have her next to me it's sad but at the same time -- >> it's business. >> and it is my time to shine. >> hey, now, don't get -- >> now. [ cheers and applause ] >> screaming diva but you also are in fantastic shape but i know you brought with you some great tips for fit it is for our viewers and us. would you mind shareing. >> should i go first? >> diva of the year. >> diva of the year, thank you. [ cheers and applause ] so what i like to stick to is six days of the week i do no starch, no sugar, no dairy and on that seventh day i go insane. i start with doughnuts end the night with burgers and fries. it's like a full day of fun but
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easy to do on the road and i also love -- i'm a sweet tooth person. i love sugar so during those six days if i absolutely need sugar i like to get super dark chocolate bar, anything that's 98% cacao and take a little bite of it because it's kind of bitter. cures that sweet tooth. >> teeny indulgence like a little chip off. >> a tip from each of you. >> mine is i'm always on the road so i need healthy snacks constantly so my whole foods cooler so i go there when i get into town, i get, you know, the veggie trays, i'll get my snack peas and conbucha. fermented cheese. >> obsessed. >> natural caffeine. >> what's your go too food. >> it's not cobucha. i've been training through football, baseball, basketball, that type of thing but for me it's to switch it up. keep it new. you know, trick your body is the
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you know, if you're not getting sore then maybe you need to switch it up and also for me i have a huge goal to live as long >> live healthy. >> i want to live as long as i can. >> i love it. you have great energy and look fantastic. congratulation, congratulations and would you get back in the ring soon? >> yes. >> guy, wwe smackdown moves to its new home thursday nights on tonight. coming up our ultimate tailgate challenge. george is up. we're eating again. guys, don't watch because we're not listening to anything you just taught us. >> where did michael go? here. ooh.
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go big you see where michael is on the board. he is tied with lara from yesterday, nachos.
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can believe it's day four. it's your tournament, george. >> it's my turn. i'm ready. let's do it. there it is, barbecued blitz brisket. now, here's what's going on here. >> are you going to show us. >> i'll show you in a second. here is what it is. this is it and this is in honor of all the underdogs this weekend. >> i lo of ha. >> houston, cincinnati, minnesota, washington, all at home, all underdogs, this is for them. because i'm clearly the underdog in this room. look at this. >> i don't know. i don't know. >> this is really great. this is great. this is what it's going to look like when it's done, bubbly and hot. take a brisket. put in the hot 500 degree, brown it on both sides, take it out and take anything you want really for the sauce, ketchup, vinegar, molasses, worcestershire, hot sauce, all kind of spices. >> do you measure? ? no, i just throw all stuff in with onions and garlic and put it away in the oven long and slow, 350, four, five hour, let
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>> when does the slaw come in. >> the slaw comes on. >> that would be good in a crock pot. exactly right. these pieces are too big. >> that looks good. >> the competition. if i could only get it up there. >> there you go. >> right on there. >> robin just wants a little meat. >> that's for me, robin. >> i do love the idea of slaw on top. >> slaw on top is good. >> so just put it on top there. >> are you guys going to try it. >> i'm in. i'm in. >> thank you very much. >> i'm going to do it. >> whoa. >> whoa. >> my goodness. >> you're going to break all your diets. you can't eat this stuff, can you. >> we'll make it our cheat day. >> all right. >> should we grab our plate. >> come on, grab and join. >> it smells amazing, i have to say. >> it's been -- you know about competition. >> yes. >> we're competitive over here. i've got to rate them. i don't know. i don't know, george. i don't know --
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>> it's hard to take a bite when you're -- >> take your time. >> it's pretty amazing. >> i would -- and it truly is tailgating food. >> make it the day before. >> this is really good. >> you got a 7 or 8 down here. >> all right. >> this is really good, george. >> this is really good. >> what do you think? >> well, i love barbecue. he's a vegetarian. >> haven't said a word. >> come on. come on. >> i'll just have hers, as well. >> i actually think, i'm not kidding, i think we have a three-way tie. i think right now we've got a three-way tie so up to you at home. who's the real winner? we want to you vote at on yahoo! little game, game on monday. alabama and clemson face off, the college football playoff national championship game. where can they see that game? on espn.
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[ cheers and applause ] look, i know you're a cow and all. and you may not know what i'm talking about, but, uh. the yogurt made from your milk, is delicious.
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"good morning america" is brought to you by intuit turbotax. taxes done smart sfler thanks to the wwe on "gma." we'll have a vegan option. >> yes. >> who is going to bring this home? up to you. >> that was a tight race right there. >> looks like a "t." >> rob, yours was really great too.
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>> have a great day.good morning. i'm amanda sanchez. i'm dave lawrence. it's 8:57. just two weeks after solarcity announced it will halt the sale and installation of rooftop solar panels in nevada - the company says its laid off 5-hundred and 50 nevada employees. the changes come after n-v energy cut the rate it pays solar customers for extra power. solarcity says the new rates make solar too expensive. n-v energy argues, solar customers avoided paying some of
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in the past. no winning tickets were sold in last night's 524- million powerball jackpot. it's now up to 675 million dollars-- the largest jackpot of any lottery game in u.s. history. the next drawing is saturday. which means there will most likely be a rush to buy tickets over the next few days. out at gold ranch in verdi, they've seen a huge uptick in business thanks to the recent lottery fever. joining me now is lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. a broad area of low pressure continues to provide light snow showers across the sierra and western nevada this morning. accumulations have been generally less than an inch since last night but still enough to cover roadways and likely create travel impacts for the
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additional few inches is sierra through the morning but with the bulk of the activity over with, will allow the winter weather
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