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you see the sun rising up over flushing bay. right over the throggs neck and whitestone bridge going to be absolutely gorgeous today. just beautiful sunshine. and temperature gets to 63- degrees this afternoon. and we're going to be looking at just gorgeous sunny weather right on through into you know the weekend. we're looking at temperatures that will warm on up to 70 by the time we get to sunday. here's your accuweather seven day forecast. 76 to 80 on monday. nice. >> that's so nice. >> yeah. >> we'll take it. >> makes you smile. that will do it for us, i'm lori stokes. good morning, america. the democrats brawl in brooklyn. >> i love being in brooklyn. this is great. >> their most personal yet. hillary clinton and bernie sanders. >> i do question her junlt. >> i've been called a lot of things in my life. that was a first.
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sanders promising to fight to the finish. protests erupt at a republican event overnight as donald trump faces a new fight and lands a big endorsement this morning. emergency landing. >> we have an emergency inbound. >> a jet full of passengers forced to land overnight when a bird strikes the cockpit cracking the windshield. the very latest on the terrifying midair incident. one of the killers behind the charles manson murders about to go free. leslie van houten recommended for parole 46 years after a brutal murder. the victim's family fighting back and speaking out this morning. hot pursuit on a high-wire. a chimp on the loose for hours after escaping from the zoo. the chase unfolding on live tv. how chacha broke free and zookeepers finally brought him down back safely. don't worry. chacha is fine. amy was concerned.
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>> that's right. good morning, america, and, yes, the picture of the morning, the >> unbelievable. look at him. it's like curious george. >> kind of a big curious george. >> yeah, he is, okay. >> there was, as we said, a happy ending to that boy, not a lot of happiness on stage at the democratic debate last night. they were angry. crucial new york primary just four days away. polls show a healthy lead in new york for hillary. nationally though a dead heat. >> because a new national poll shows her just two points ahead of bernie sanders after holding a 13-point lead last month. abc's cecilia vega is here with more on that and the highlights from last night's debate. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you. they have known each other for decades but if what happened on that stage last night is any indication, bernie sanders and hillary clinton are no longer friends. there was bickering, shouting, dirty looks, the mean streets of new york came to life on that stage.
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royale. on their home turf. >> i love being in brooklyn. this is great. >> a statement -- excuse me. >> reporter: a brooklyn brawl. >> interesting comment but you didn't answer the question. >> i did. >> no, you didn't. i think i have the microphone -- >> reporter: from the stare-down yelling. >> i am sure a lot of people are very surprised to learn that you supported raising the minimum wage to 15 bucks an hour. >> you know, wait a minute, wait a minute, wait, wait, come on. i have stood on the debris stage times. thing. >> senator, please. >> reporter: the showdown starting just about as soon as they faced off. >> does secretary clinton have the experience and the intelligence to be a president, of course, she does, but i do question -- [ cheers ] but i do question her judgment.
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i've been called a lot of things in my life. that was a first. the people of new york voted for me twice to be their senator from new york. [ cheers and applause ] and president obama trusted my judgment enough to ask me to be secretary of state. >> reporter: clinton also hammering down on sanders' plan to break up the big banks, questioning whether he has details. >> he could not explain how that would be done. he could not answer about afghanistan, about israel, about counterterrorism. i think you need to have the judgment on day one to be both president and commander in chief. >> reporter: and she was put on the hot seat herself refusing to commit to releasing those transcripts of her paid speeches to wall street firms. >> it is your democratic opponent and many democratic voters who want to see those transcripts. it's not about the republicans. >> everybody does it, okay, i
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expect the same standard on tax returns. >> reporter: this was definitely a debate unlike any other. sanders needs a landslide victory here in new york to help his chances of winning the nomination and he's now taking some heat for heading to the vatican for a conference right after that debate ended. he landed there this morning. hillary clinton is leaving town too, robin. she is heading to california for a big weekend of fund-raisers with the clooneys. >> not a day off for any of the candidates, it seems. >> or us. >> that's true. >> or our political team. jon karl and matthew dowd here with me and, matthew, we got a lot of shouting. the candidates seem to be getting pretty tired of each other. the big question, did anything change after last night. >> what i recall is the last time there was that much shouting in brooklyn, ralph kramden and alice were involved in "the honeymooner." >> i was wondering which tv show you would go to. >> i think that debate highlighted bernie sanders' authenticity and it highlighted hillary clinton's competency and
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i don't know how much the debate will move that but i think the race is closing and i think sanders has an outside chance of winning the new york primary. >> it is a must win for bernie sanders. >> reporter: it absolutely as cecilia said he not only needs to win in new york, he needs to win in a landslide to catch up in the delegates but, look, bernie sanders last night looked and sounded like a candidate who really believes he can win this thing. going after hillary clinton in a way that was much more personal, almost contemptuous of her. the bottom line here for hillary clinton is she took some serious shots from bernie sanders and had to go back at him in a way that's going to make it harder for her to eventually get those sanders supporters if and when she gets the nomination. >> the question i want to bring to matthew dowd. we've seen that on the republican side. real acrimony. really saw it bubble up. how hard will it be for the democrats to come back together? >> there is a huge emotional rift but there's also a huge demographic rift with older
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younger voters being on the other. i think the best healing balm for a party that's in a rift is the common enemy and i think that's their hope whether it's donald trump or ted cruz, that that common enemy will unite the party. >> which is why hillary clinton is running ads against trump in new york. thanks very much. to robin. >> all right, george, now to the republicans. all three presidential candidates under one roof last night speaking at a gop gala here in manhattan as hundreds of protesters gathered outside. there's a new national poll out showing donald trump with a double-digit lead. abc's tom llamas is at trump international with the latest. good morning, tom. >> reporter: robin, donald trump woke up this morning to some very good news. "the new york post" a newspaper which has had so much fun with him over the years now endorcing him for president. one of his hometown papers. you mentioned those high poll numbers but trump's rivals are not surrendering new york. this as trump is now dealing with another problem, what he's describing as a group of
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this morning, a new fight for donald trump that's coming straight from the boardroom. >> come on, time is money. >> reporter: a group of "apprentice" alumni like kwame jackson and terra disavowing the front-runner who they once vowed to fight for. >> i do not think he's qualified or competent or knows the issues. >> the rhetoric we've heard is not only hateful but dangerous. >> reporter: trump responding saying total dishonesty and disloyalty. they should be careful or i'll play hours of footage individually praising me. ask how successful they've been since they left. six failing wanna-bes out of hundreds of contestants. so sad. in new york, trump helping raise money for local republicans while at the same time criticizing the national party for running a, quote, rigged system when it comes to delegates. >> i'm right now millions of
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rival, millions of votes. you know, people don't talk about votes anymore. they talk delegates. by the way, i happen to be hundreds of delegates ahead too. >> reporter: senator ted cruz also in new york playing along on the late night circuit in that's a very generous offer, donald. i appreciate you being the bigger man. >> oh, i'm the bigger man with the bigger hands. >> reporter: the interview taking a turn when cruz was pressed about supporting trump if he becomes the nominee. >> i am working very, very hard not to have to answer that question. >> but you do, right? you have to? >> i agree i have to beat him in cleveland. >> reporter: now all three of the republican candidates have spent a lot of time here in new york city but today they're hitting the other corners of the state as they get ready for tuesday's new york primary. george. >> thanks, tom. more on this from the chair of the republican national committee reince priebus.
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thanks for joining us. you heard donald trump complaining about the rigged rules on the republican side. he also has an op-ed in this morning's "wall street journal." here's what he says. what we are seeing now is not a proper use of the rues but a flag grant abuse of the rules. delegates are supposed to reflect the decisions of voters but the system is being rigged by party operatives with double agent delegates who reject the decision of voters. your response? >> well, look, the rules were put out there over a year ago. it's up to the campaigns to understand them, so in a vote system, depending on the outcome of the vote candidates receive delegates. those candidates must vote for that candidate, for that winner, so they're actually bound to vote for the winner, nothing is being taken away. and then when those elections happen for who those delegates are in those states, that's the process of the campaigns
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wins those elections and who doesn't is up to the campaigns to make sure that those people win and that's what he's complaining about. >> mr. trump also writing that he wants to reform the system, wants to work with you to reform the system. do you think the system needs reform and have you spoken with mr. trump about it? >> well, i mean the system has been around for a long time. it was good enough for abraham lincoln. i think it's good enough for whoever our nominee is going to be. so, look, this is democracy in action. both political parties use a similar system. the other piece of this is that this is a convention and i think that we're losing sight of what the word convention actually means. it is a coming together of our party members to write rules of our party, to elect officers, that's what conventions are. >> you say it's a coming together. it sounds like it's going to be a breaking apart. >> no, you know what i mean. it's the coming together of
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elect officers. and that's what we're doing. >> but meantime, the democrats are making hay of this. the chair debbie wasserman shults saying they are in a civil war food fight. at the end of their convention the republican party will not be the republican party of today and will likely blow themselves to smithereens. aren't you worried about a convention where no no one ishappy. >> debbie doesn't have any room to talk. they're gouging each other's eyes out and the director of the fbi is reviewing a possible indictment of hillary clinton. so, i mean, i don't think she's got anywhere to talk but, no, it isn't easy. i'm not trying to claim it isn't and there is drama but that's what our party needs to do, come together, pick a nominee, come together and put our eye on the prize which is the white house but we're having a conversation who that person will be and it hasn't happened potentially since 1940. we'll see. >> mr. chairman, thanks for
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>> boy, you know, this long fight taking a toll on all sides. >> it really is, george. now to that scary moment in the air. a plane forced to make an emergency landing after a bird hit the windshield. abc's linzie janis joins us now with the latest. good morning, linzie. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the majority of bird strikes happen on takeoff or landing, but this one apparently hitting midflight forcing the pilot to take immediate action. >> we have an emergency inbound. >> reporter: a heart-stopping moment for the 57 passengers aboard a delta flight from laguardia to nashville. >> emergency is a cracked windshield. >> reporter: the plane forced to make an emergency landing after a bird struck the aircraft cracking the windshield. >> birds and aircraft, you know, share the same airspace so these things are bound to happen. get your heart beating fast. >> reporter: bird strikes on aircraft are a growing problem as bird populations soar.
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at heathrow airport with 71 passengers, this egypt air boeing 737 damaged its nose when a flock flew into it. >> there was a huge bang, a boom sound on the left side. >> reporter: and a bird caused an engine fire on this jetblue flight from san juan to jfk. the takeoff suddenly aborted. >> flight 704 left engine. >> reporter: all 186 passengers and crew deplaning out the slide. fortunately no injuries to anyone on board that delta flight but thanks to those soaring bird populations, bird strikes are now three times more likely than they were 30 years ago. george. >> wow, i didn't know that. okay, thanks very much. there are new questions for the nba as the league's owners meet to consider moving next year's all-star game from charlotte, north carolina. calls for a boycott after a law which critics say discriminates
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transgender people. eva pilgrim has more. >> reporter: good morning. more fallout four states and d.c. have issued travel bans because of this law and this morning, the nba's board of governors meeting here on its agenda whether or not to move the game because of this law. this morning, the nba owners are huddling up talking about potentially moving the 2017 all-star game out of the tar heel state feeling the pressure both inside and outside the league over north carolina's so-called bathroom law. >> as a black person i'm against any form of discrimination so i think the nba should move the all-star game from charlotte. >> reporter: a bipartisan group of senators writing to nba commissioner adam silver urging the organization to take a stand. commissioner silver last month calling the law deeply concerning saying he's hopeful the situation will be resolved
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also taking a stand against the law bruce springsteen canceling his tour stop last sunday and ringo star already pulling out of his show in june. this morning the number of businesses speaking out and walking away continues to grow. most notably paypal withdrawing its plan to open a new operation center, 400 plus job, a $3.6 million investment. commissioner silver is expected to have a press conference later today where we should learn more about what the owners want to do. george. >> okay, eva, thanks. now to amy with today's other top stories. that earthquake in japan. >> aftershocks are hampering rescue efforts after that earthquake struck southern an 8-month-old baby was pulled house. so far nine people are confirmed dead but that number is expected to rise. more than a thousand people have been injured. the quake derailed trains, split
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cutting off power and water to thousands of people and the violent shaking lasted nearly 30 seconds forcing i'm to duck for cover including noel vincent a american teacher living in japan. >> suddenly we felt the floor drop beneath us. my first reaction was to protect my friends. we linked arms then we tried to stay clear of the ceiling because things had begun to fall. >> reporter: so far nearly 50,000 people have been evacuated around the area. and new tensions with china this morning as defense second ash carter visits a u.s. aircraft carrier in the disputed south china sea. this follows the announcement that the u.s. is sending fighter jets to the philippines and boosting its alliance with that country conducting joint patrols. the move sparked a protest from beijing. a legal victory for families of the children killed in the newtown, connecticut, school shooting. a judge ruled their lawsuit against the company that made the rifle used in the attack can
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the judge said a law protecting gunmakers from lawsuits does not prevent the families from arguing that the semiautomatic rifle is a military weapon and should not have been sold to civilians. a young man who is a real-life superhero. 7-year-old darian hopeling has been sworn in as an honorary police officer. he survived two surgeries for a brain tumor and showed such bravery every officer in the department dressed up as a superhero to honor him. he says he always has loved police officers and when he was recovering at home he made them all keychains and he has a cape himself. it says, super darrien, 1, brain tumor, 0. >> truly a superhero. nice here in the east coast but that's not the case everywhere, ginger. >> that's right. all because of this upper air pattern.
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good morning and happy friday. aisle meteorologist bill evans here in the weather center. look how beautiful it is this morning. we have gorgeous sunshine and a beautiful day. and 7:19 your temperature 44 degrees. today we're looking at sunshine and temperatures in the low and mid- 40s. 37 staten island and 33 poughkeepsie and monticello 32. but it warms up fast today. we get to the mid 60s during the lunch hour. 63-degrees will be the high this afternoon. and it only gets warmer and sunshine 64 tomorrow. and 70 on sunday. 80 in spots monday. >> coming up one of charles manson's followers, a convicted killer could walk free after nearly 50 years behind bars. what the victim's family is saying this morning. new trouble for johnny manziel after he's caught in a hit-and-run and his high-powered agent cutting him off saying he fears for his safety. roger that! see ya! we are outta here! woo! when you're living with diabetes.
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i'm toe faux and that breaking news is -- ken rosato and that breaking news is in jersey city, a firefighter is hurt after a row of flames rekindled this morn. diana rocco is live at the vane with latest -- scene with latest information! den, good morning, this fire has closed down several roads in the area. >> reporter: and given firefighters quite a challenge this morning. he's a live look at ground video just live now. you can see the fire is now out. firefighters were able to knock that down just a few minutes ago. the fire originally started about 8:00 last night in these row of homes here. it reached three alarms before they were able to put it out. then this morning, at 6:00, you can see the flames billowing from the roof. the fire reignited. it did give firefighters quite a challenge. they rushed into the building
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they had to back out. here's what the fire chief said just a few moments ago. >> there was a localized collapse and one firefighter was injured and he was taken to the local hospital and he's being treated and his injuries are undetermined at this time. >> reporter: so the fire reignited on the second and third floor of the middle structures here. ten people were displace last night. that struck two alarms before firefighters were able to knock it down this morning. they are still concentrating on hot spots that one injured firefighter is now getting checked out at jersey city medical center. it does appear he will be okay. that's the very latest from jersey city this morning, i'm
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welcome back. 27 -- 7:27. we check the newt with debbie
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>> first of all a look at 8095 getting into the george washington bridge right now. a look at the 80 and 909 approach, it's an hour approach because of problems on the cross bronx. the lincoln 40 and holland 30 minutes in. again that cross bronx eastbound getting out to the sheridan an accident causing delays. do watch out for some slowdowns right now 78 westbound at 287 with a collision. watch for delays as well on the 2 and 5. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back over to you. ken? debbie thank you. meteorologist bill evans now with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> well, the weather is simply gorgeous. we have sunshine this morning. the temperature 44 degrees. we're looking at a high today that's going to drive right on up into the 60s. 45 around riverdale and the bronx and 49 islip and we're looking at 39 down the jersey shore. but mid 0s really quick. 63 this afternoon and we have sunshine and 64 tomorrow. 70 on sunday. ken? >> thank you bill and that is the news for now. "good morning america" continues after the break here on channel 7 and we are always
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four days away. clinton has a big lead but nationally a dead heat and this morning a massive rescue earthquake hit. at least nine people killed. mo are delay thousand injured. the search for survivors right now. there is a guy that tried to paddle from florida to bermuda. he called himself captain bubble. it again. journey coming up. >> didn't work out so well for him the last time. all right. first, the latest on a woman convicted in the charles manson murders who could soon be going free. leslie van houten was the youngest of the manson followers convicted in the 1969 killings and now a california review board is recommending her for parole. abc's matt gutman is in los angeles with more. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, robin. leslie van houten was a 19-year-old homecoming queen when she met charles manson. she's been behind bars for the last 4 1/2 decades after
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killing of a couple here in los angeles, but this morning, she's one major step closer to freedom. overnight charles manson follower leslie van houten recommended for parole. for years van houten was locked behind bars for her participation in the murders of leno and rosemary labianca and her attorney arguing that she's been a model prisoner and poses no threat to the public. >> they called her an e.xemplary inmate and earned her masters degree in the last two years. >> she's now 66 years old but in the 1960s just a teenager. a homecoming queen who sang at her church choir before she linked up with manson. >> and when you first saw him? >> i felt that i had met someone that by being around him would have a positive change. >> reporter: decades after the
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with abc's diane sawyer about the night that she and several other manson followers savagely attacked and murdered the labiancas in their california home in 1969. >> and then tex turned me around and handed me the knife and he said, do something and i stabbed mrs. labianca in the lower back about 16 times. >> what kind of punishment do you deserve? what is enough? >> i don't know when enough punishment will be enough for me. >> reporter: that sentiment shared by many including the l.a. district attorney and the couple's daughter, telling abc news overnight we do not think anybody who commits the kind of crimes that she and the others did should ever be paroled. van houten's parole has been denied 19 times over the past 45 years but on thursday, she said, i don't let myself off the hook. i don't find parts of any of in that make me feel the slightest bit good about myself.
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hasn't had a serious rule violation in 46 years. the same can't be said of manson who is now 81 years old. he and others involved in the killings are still behind bars. but van houten's release isn't a done deal. she still has to go before the governor and another parole board who could decide to keep her in prison. robin. >> all right, matt. thank you. we'll talk to abc's chief legal analyst dan abrams about that very thing that matt was allowing to because bruce davis who was an associate with manson was denied parole even though he was recommended for parole governor brown rejected that. what are the chances he'll do that here? >> close, close case here. she's got a better argument than even bruce davis meaning she was younger, has done more in prison. taken more responsibility for what she did. so if you think that people should ever be paroled for murder and parole was part of her sentence, the possibility for parole then she's done everything right.
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she hasn't had problems and helped other prisoners, everything on the list to parole someone leslie van houten can check off and, yet, as a political matter, how could it help the governor to release a manson follower? so it's a very tough situation here and i think in the end a close call for him. >> 19 times we heard in that report she's been denied and get it this time. what's the next step here. >> the next step first of all there is a legal review board that's first going to have to go through it. assuming that they sign off, which we expect they would it ends up on the governor's desk. one of the things the governor could do is not review it at all and just say i'm not going to take any action, as a result that means she does get parole. >> we have to remember the victims' families. >> and they feel very strongly none of them should be released. >> thank you, dan. we move on to the last-ditch effort to save johnny manziel. with the football star in a downward spiral his high-powered agent is cutting him off saying he'll reconsider if he gets
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seems like everyone close to manziel is hoping tough love will work. >> they are, indeed. unfortunately, this is just the latest bad headline for him who was released by the browns last month and has since been seen partying across the country. this morning embattled quarterback johnny manziel fired by his second agent in less than three months. nfl super agent drew rosenhaus terminating his contract with the former qb this week saying he will take manziel back only in the 23-year-old enters treatment in the next five days. >> at this point i don't have a choice because this situation is spiraling downward and i'm doing the last-ditch effort that i can think of right now to help him. i'm not going to be a part of a young man destroying his life. it's just not going to happen on my watch. >> reporter: the former heisman winner who spent ten weeks in rehab after his rookie nfl season has been seen partying and drinking in various videos
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sports from february of him in a nightclub drinking from a champagne bottle and just this weekend spotted partying by tmz sports outside a hollywood nightclub. >> difference of me partying and out of control. five, six, what have we been doing since we've been out here. being cool with y'all. i'm not drunk. >> reporter: on the same night that video was taken manziel was a passenger in an alleged hit-and-run. the car being driven by his friend when it hit a light pole, the pair allegedly leaving the scene on foot. >> i'm not even concerned about his football career at this moment. i'm really concerned about his life. this is life and death related issues here. >> reporter: all this while also getting into legal hot water. manziel is currently under investigation after allegations from ex-girlfriend colleen crowley that he hit and threatened to kill her during a fight in late january. >> this is a young man that i've tried to push to get help and everyone in his family has, every friend, everyone that i know that's close to him has
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him, begged him to do this. >> and manziel had no comment on this story. his agent says that if the former star could get control of his life, he still has a brilliant future ahead of him. >> but as you said even his family extremely concerned. >> yeah. thanks. coming up, look at this chimp. great escape. swings from power lines and how officials finally got chacha to safety. a parenting alert after this video of a principal paddling a child goes viral. the investigation this morning. or wonder whether i should seek treatment. i am ready. because today there's harvoni. a revolutionary treatment for the most common type of chronic hepatitis c. harvoni is proven to cure up to 99% of patients who've had no prior treatment.
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about to see. you know what, give the chimpanzee for his effort, made it off zoo grounds and to a neighborhood and put on this high-wire act before eventually came crashing back to earth and hard. an unbelievable and at times terrifying two-hour pursuit that ended with this edge of your seat high-wire standoff between japanese authorities and chacha, a 24-year-old male chimpanzee that escaped from the yagama zoo in sendai and up an electric pole and played out live on japanese television. at times chacha treated the power lines like tree branches. and screamed at workers trying to capture him. now, watch what happens when a worker shoots him with a tranquilizer dart. chacha goes after the guy. [ speaking a foreign language ]
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even pulls the dart out of his own back. the animal now is all riled up and thank goodness that animal did not jump in that bucket because at times they say the power of six full grown men. >> reporter: even sedated chacha does a pretty good tightrope routine determined to get away but the tranquilizer kicks in. chacha tries but struggles to hold on and finally he takes a dramatic plunge, workers were ready for him below and carried him away. chacha's great escape was over but might go down to miamimate break history, 2014, seven chimpanzees escaped from the kansas city zoo with a clever plan. they used a tree limb to scale the wall. they were eventually rounded up. japanese zoos are known for their training drills for emergencies. in this drill they were prepping for a gorilla break but luckily for chacha he's recovering this morning after only suffering
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>> he had gone one millisecond if something had gone wrong with those wires. i can't see one mistake they made. >> not a single human being individual was hurt and the animal minor -- it looked very dramatic and awful. minor injuries, had a blanket catching him. >> tough to watch. >> scary situation, as jack said kind of did everything right. >> what they were supposed to do. how he got out in the first place. >> some story. thanks. coming up the man who calls himself captain bubble at it again. his epic journey across the water. you know who is coming here, stewie, now the top pick, breanna stewart, top wick in the
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bubble. >> i am excited. i have been waiting two years for this moment. >> reporter: his journey is off to a rough tart this morning after rough winds pushed him back to shore. he is now sleeping on the beach in his hydro pod waiting for mother nature to give him a helping hand. reza bealuchi had to be rescued last time. >> we elected to launch not only the h-60 helicopter but a c130 patrol aircraft. >> reporter: that cost taxpayers nearly $150,000 setting off a firestorm so who is responsible for paying for someone's bubble wishes and caviar dreams? captain steve knows what it's like to try to make nautical history. attempting to make the journey from norway from the united states nine times. >> it's not fair to spend a fortune. >> reporter: but captain bubble isn't giving up.
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"good morning america" is brought to you by e-trade. don't just see the opportunity. seize it. gosh, i'm ken rosato and hopping had had lines -- headlines at the hour, in a row of vacant homes. newscopter 7 was overhead as flames shot up inside those homes on forest street just after 6:00 this morning. the second floor collapsed
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then a three alarm fire burned through the homes. firefighters are working from the outside to get the flames under control. one firefighter is being treated for minor injury. well, a new poll shows mayor bill de blasio's approval rating is now at its lowest since he took office in january 2014. just 35% of new yorkers think the mayor is doing an excellent or good job. and a majority of voters 351% say the city is now headed in the wrong direction. the poll raises questions about the mayor's vulnerability to a challenge in the next election. it's 7:56. we check the commute with debbie duhaime. >> thanks a lot ken. right to the 4, 5 and 6 trains and everything back on or close to schedule. some earlier problems cleared on the trains. accident being cleared embound george 9 #. holland 45 and lincoln 45. the approach here to then bound george washington bridge, look what's waiting for you. 80/95 is just bumper to bumper, again 90 minutes in at the
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the street parking rules are in effect. ken, back over to you. thank you. meteorologist bill evans now with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> well, it's just gorgeous outside we've got sunshine and your 8:00 temperature 47 degrees. that's a great way to start your day and your weekend. 46 sunset park. cambria heights 47. we're looking at 41 around sussex and we're looking at 56 by 1:00 by the time you're done with lunch it warms up to 63- degrees this afternoon. tomorrow we're at 64. another beauty. and we warm to 70 on sunday. and we hit 80 degrees in spots on monday and even good weather on primary tuesday. have a great weekend. ken? thank you sir and that's the news for now, "good morning america" continues after the break here on channel 7 and we
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. bernie sanders on attack taking on hillary clinton as they battle for crucial votes in new york. >> you didn't answer the question. >> i did. >> no, you didn't. >> a new poll shows clinton with a double-digit lead.
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sanders' surge? parenting alert. the viral video sparking debate on corporal punishment at school. a kindergartner caught in the middle. the latest on the investigation this morning. and make over your home on a budget. three roomy, one messy living room and the ultimate transformation this morning. something about love all that and aussie star conrad sewell here performing live as we say -- >> good morning, america. happy friday, everybody. that's a happy crowd here joining us from times square. big stories for you this morning. a new medical warning for millions about heartburn medication so many of us take it. dr. ashton will join us with new research out this morning. the royal road trip, will
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through a monastery in bhutan. they opened up about how they enjoyed the trip but missing their kids. the first time we went away, we had to cut the short trip. a long time ago. >> a long time ago. >> peace out. >> you got meghan trainor. >> i love her and she's making headlines opening up about how she learned to love herself and the way she look, that is terrific. we'll have her story coming up. >> we will. the morning rundown from amy. >> the big story this morning, the democrats squaring off in their most combative debate yet. hillary clinton and bernie sanders attacking each other on everything from gun control to big money donors while appealing for women voter, we get more highlights from abc's cecilia vega. overnight, a fight so heated they disagreed even when they were agreeing. >> yes or no? >> i have said yes. we are going to pick the best way or combination -- >> ah. >> or combination of ways. >> reporter: hillary clinton and bernie sanders facing off in brooklyn. >> interesting comment but you
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>> no, you didn't. >> yes, i did. >> reporter: their final new york showdown before the empire state votes next week and it was not pretty. >> it's always a little bit challenging because, you know, if senator sanders doesn't agree with how you are approaching something, then you are a member of the establishment. >> reporter: a must win for both candidates, sanders in need of delegates, clinton in need of momentum. both trying to win all the votes they can get, especially women. clinton taking on trump and abortion all at once. >> we have a presidential candidate by the name of donald trump saying that women should be punished and we are never asked about this. it goes to the heart of who we are as women. our rights, our autonomy, our ability to make our own decisions. >> reporter: the republicans locked in a new york showdown
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donald trump blasting party leaders accusing them of running a rigged system. >> i'm right now millions of votes ahead of my closest rival. millions of votes. you know, people don't talk about votes anymore. they talk delegates. by the way, i happen to be hundreds of delegates ahead too. >> reporter: and this morning, the head of the party firing right back. >> well, i mean the system has been around for a long time. it was good enough for abraham lincoln, i think it's good enough for whoever our nominee is going to be. >> reporter: for "good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news, new york. and our thanks to cecilia for that. the other big story this morning, the frantic search for victims of that deadly 6.5 matt magnitude earthquake. aftershocks forced the evacuation of 50,000. nine people have died and more than a thousand injured. but new hope. overnight an 8-month-old baby was rescued from that rubble. back here in this country a
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about to be spanked in a georgia school principal's office is reigniting the debate about corporal punishment. the 5-year-old's mother was there secretly recording the incident showing the sobbing boy trying to twist and get away before being paddled. school officials say the boy was being punished for fighting and spitting on another student. corporal punishment is allowed in that school district but the mother is accusing officials of abuse. we have a consumer alert for parents this morning. fisher-price is recalling thousands of cradle swings because of the risk for injury when the seat peg is not fully engaged, the seat can unexpectedly fall. our website has a list of the models affected. and finally a cat named miss kitty who got stuck 60 feet in the air for four days is back on solid ground after quite an ordeal. her owner tried coaxing her down from this pole whose power lines which carry 138,000 volts of
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kitty would not budge meowing as vultured hovered nearby so authorities wanted to get her down as soon as possible worried neighbors surrounded the bottom with mattresses in case she fell and workers made the three-hour drive to bring in special equipment and save the day. we have animals on power lines today. a little less dramatic than chacha. >> four days is quite a long time. >> miss kitty is back home. >> can i ask how she got there is there they think she chased another cat like she was running from another cat in fear and went up there. >> did you see how high? >> crazy. >> she must have been really scared. >> thanks, amy. let's go to lara. >> thank you, george. here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." meghan trainor is all about that bass and loving herself. she's opening up this morning about how to embrace her curves. health warning for the millions of americans using heartburn medication. dr. jen ashton is here live. and will and kate opening up about their trip and how they
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that's right. when you don't see him he's on the table. >> like a fosse musical. >> who's ready for the weekend? >> yes! yes. >> but meanwhile, meghan trainor not only does she have a new sinkle but talking about how she learned to love her body after feeling she had to hide and linsey davis is here with that story. >> good morning, george. i was right there doing the robot. trainor known for the ultimate body image anthem and she dishes about what it took to embrace her bass. she tells the magazine her song "all about that bass" boosted her confidence and tells the story of a little girl who came up to her crying saying that girl told the singer she made her feel pretty again which in turn helped trainor. because you know i'm all about that bass >> reporter: singer/songwriter meghan trainor is showing off what she's got on a special two-cover edition of "seventeen" magazine.
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the magazine, i got picked on a lot for being pale when i was younger and that really shook me up and reveals that loving her body wasn't always easy saying, for a good six years i wore sweat pants and sweatshirts even on vacation in 90-degree weather. i was hiding. i want to hug that girl. i want to tell her you're okay. last february she sat down with abc's dan harris and revealed it was her hit single -- i'm all about that bass >> reporter: "all about that bass" that helped her do that. >> this is what i felt like. all about the bass and all about my curves. this is not how i feel. >> reporter: now the 22-year-old pop star isn't shying away from her curves. >> the one thing about my body i love are my curves. they loom bomb on tv. >> reporter: deciding to no longer wear corsets to her photo shoots. she says my body's bomb. it was nice to finally be like, no thanks.
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her body a little bit more. she says she likes tight dresses that really show off her curves and she's really owning who these. you need to let it go >> reporter: and no longer holding back. telling the world, i want to show off what i got. no no no >> reporter: she says part of her newfound confidence comes from saying positive things about herself and her body out loud and while she was writing "all about thats about" it was out of a desire to hear a song about her own insecurities and she has helped countless others embracing their bass. >> thank you. over to robin. all right, george, now to that medical warning making headlines this morning for the millions of americans who take heartburn medication. a new study links some to serious kidney damage when taken long term. dr. jennifer ashton joins us from l.a. with more on this. good to see you, jen and people want to know about this but what kind of heartburn medications
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type of damage can they do? >> well, robin, this is really a story and a study about striking that fine balance between risks and benefits. now, there are two classes of heartburn medication, one is called h2 blockers, the other is called ppi or proton pump inhibitors. that's what this study the latest of which was really about. it found that people taking ppis, poe ton pump inhibitors for a long period of time, it was associated with an increase risk of chronic kidney disease, in some cases even kidney failure. so this doesn't mean those medications can't be safe and effective, it just means awareness because over 15 million americans are on those medications and they are available over the counter as well as by prescription. >> and, jen, as you know, these medications have been out there for a very long time. so why are we just hearing about this now and could it potentially cause other damage? >> well, you know, robin, i really think this is a blessing
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and science, we should always be reassessing data. they have been out for a long time and in general this class of medication is considered safe and effective. but that doesn't mean we don't always reask questions, look at data and re-evaluate things. that's what medicine and science is about. now, when you talk about risks of this class of medication, there have been associated findings that show they're associated with vitamin deficiencies, a b12 deficiency, in some cases magazinenesium deficiency, anemia, heart issues, bone fractures or osteoporosis but there are benefits and they are safe and effective but talking about heartbun or g.i. reflux, it's very uncomfortable. i've had it myself and if untreated, that acid can actually cause some serious damage to the lower esophagus causing a precancerous or even cancerous condition of the esophagus so it's about finding that balance.
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you're hearing this and you're like, you know what, i'm going to stop taking these medications, what are some things you can do when it comes to heartburn? >> again, this is another blessing from this story is people are put on medications, i see this all the time and then they stay on them indefinitely or forever when that might not be clinically or medically necessary. if you're on this class of medication even if it's over the counter you want to talk to the doctor or the health care professional that suggested you are on it and never stop a that physician. >> and if you don't want to take the medication but you want to do some other things to combat heartburn? >> quick and easy lifestyle things, eat smaller meals in some cases weight loss can help. avoiding alcohol or your trigger foods, that can always be helpful. >> you have a good time there in los angeles. >> thank you, robin. thank you. >> let's get to amy now. robin, now to the royal road trip, kate and will hiking this morning after a glamorous double date with the king and queen of
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up about their trip and how much they miss george and charlotte. abc's lama hasan has all the details from london now. good morning, lama. >> reporter: and good morning to you, amy. you know, yes, after that private dinner with the king and queen of bhutan there was no rest for william and kate. oh, no, they were up at the crack of dawn to go on that grueling six-hour hike to see a stunning buddhist monastery. this morning, william and kate taking a romantic royal hike up this glorious mountain on the trail to see the ancient tiger's nest monastery built into the side of a cliff 10,000 feet above sea level. kate donning knee high boots and leather vest, william wiping sweat from his brow, not kate, she appeared unfazed by the intense trek. soaking in the stunning scenery instead. but a week-long trip without their two little ones in tow is beginning to take its toll. >> i'm looking forward to seeing them but they're in good hands.
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duchess of cambridge stepping out for a private dinner with the king and queen of but tanner. kate wearing a beautifully embroidered tory burch dress retailing at just over $1400. and, boy, did she wear it well. the royals making the most of their trip to bhutan jumping in and trying a game of archery, kate firing her arrow and misses the target. william wasn't much better at it either. throughout their whirlwind tour of india and bhutan the royal duo have been dazzling their hosts and wowing the crowd at every event, not putting a foot wrong and perhaps the most anticipated moment will be at the majestic taj mahal where william's late mother princess diana was famously photographed in 1992. >> you didn't need to hear any words to get the message that she was alone, she was unhappy. but that she still looked like a
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taj mahal. >> i think what he and kate really want to do is to create their own memory, to create new memories. >> reporter: so the question everybody wants to know the answer to is will william and kate sit on that iconic bench just as diana did 24 years ago? well, the jury is still out but we all are learning some new information this morning. reportedly what the bute tanneries women were singing to prince william during that archery contest to distract their rival, they were apparently singing to him "you're bold, you're a baldie, your nose is really big" as well as other obscenities and kate being stunned by this but in the end taking it pretty well. >> my jaw dropped when that information came across the wires. what was their reaction and by the way, who had to deliver that news to them, the translation? >> reporter: well, i think kate
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given this verse and, of course, there was a still of her looking really shocked but in the end she said it was all for a laugh and that's what they traditionally do, amy. >> all right, handling it with grace once again, lama, thanks so much. probably better than i would have handled it. you can see more of the best moments from the royal trip on our website, goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! >> can you imagine, amy? >> oh, my gosh. >> i didn't know that i would have handled -- all right. let's go outside to ginger. >> oh, amy, you know i always come out here and canvass the crowd for the best energy.
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where are you from >> lara, there are some folks out here so ready to hear your "pop news." let's get to it. >> thank you so much, ginger. come on in. we have a lot to talk about this morning. there must be something in the water in hollywood. holy cow we have a full tilt baby bow nana. grandma reba has her hands full. kelly clarkson gave birth to
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little brother to river rose and "people" magazine reporting blake lively and ryan reynolds expecting her second child. she tried to hide it on the set of her new movie but did a beach scene that required her to wear a wet suit and the jig was up. eva mendes has done it again, kept her first baby he meresmeralda a secret and now expecting baby too and ellie kemper is expecting her first baby. the actress announcing the big news in time for season two of "unbreakable kimmy schmidt" which is out today. >> happy news. >> a lot of happy news there. and then we have some michael keaton news. one of our favorites so he suited up as batman, birdman and now a bad man. "variety" reporting he will be playing the villain in a new spider-man spin-off opposite the new spidey named tom holland. marisa tomei will play aunt may.
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aunt may and zendaya who has been cast in a mystery role and filming expected to begin this summer. >> good cast. >> your daughters will want to see that because of that smart casting. also in "pop news" this morning, want to show you these next pictures side by side and ask you if the old picture -- won't evening show you it side by side. does this look like a modern day movie star. i guarantee you will say all right, all right, all right. in character for a new role, not even a relative of his. that is actually the great grandfather of a guy named sanders parker now reddit royalty because he shared the picture of his ancestor on line and parker says it's been floating around for years but his sister noticed the resemblance and thoughts folks would be dazed and confused if they posted it online. >> wow. >> creepy. >> we all have donele gangers. >> his is -- >> his is from the wild, wild
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then finally, it seems victoria isn't the only beckham with singing skills. the fashion designer shared a video of her son spicing it up looking posh in the process. take a look. hope for today take this music and use it let it take you away and be hopeful hopeful and help make it and i know that's okay just be hopeful because i'm hopeful yes i am >> exactly. >> sounds like him a little bit. >> the video has a lot of people comparing him -- comparing the little beckham to a young justin bieber. so another talent in the family. >> wow. >> and that, everybody, is a very lengthy edition of "pop news" on this friday? great way to end a week. beauty 911. easy fashion fixes to get ready in an instant. we've got the stars of the
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come on back. good morning, it's 8:27 on this friday, april 15th. i'm lori stokes. topping the headlines at this hour, firefighters in jersey city battle flames that rekindled overnight in a row of vacant homes.
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flames shot up inside the homes on forest street just after 6:00 this morning. the second floor collapsed after being weakened yesterday. one firefighter was treated for minor injuries. presidential candidates have a huge weekend ahead with the pivotal new york primary just four days away. when the brooklyn debate tumbled and hours of shooting and accusations. hillary clinton and bernie sanders traded so many insults, it was kind of hard to see how either of them will eventually win support from the other's camp. the jolts were more heads and elbows outside the gop annual gala in midtown. police arrested 31 protesters. but inside it was pretty tranquil. with ted cruz, john kasich, and
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attacks let's get a check on morning commute with debbie duhaime. >> the approach to the gun but right now. 8095 getting up to the george washington bridge it's 90 minutes in. the problem is, couple of accidents on the cross bronx right now there's one eastbound by webster. and as we go over to the list the lincoln tunnel is 45. holland that's 30 minutes in. and again watch for delays as well as you head to 78 westbound a 287. accident at a fuel spill. alternate side of the street
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back to you lori. thank you. meteorologist bill evans has your accuweather forecast. >> it's gorgeous outside. we have sunshine and your 8:00 temperature has been 47 degrees. it's 46 at whitestone and cambria heights is 47. and so is islip and montauk warming up nicely. and bridgeport into low and mid 40s. it will be around 58 by the time we get done with lunch. and then 63 this afternoon. tomorrow, a little warmer and sunday is going to be even warmer at 70 degrees. have a great weekend. lori? thank you bill. that will do it for us, "live with kelly and michael" coming up at 9:00 a.m. there's more "good morning america" right after the break. welcome back to "gma." basketball star breanna stewart, she led the uconn huskies to their fourth straight national championship last week and then just last night she was chosen number one in the wnba draft
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you're from isn't cold for you. look at you. i just want to post you up every time i see you. congratulations. >> thank. >> you that had to be a wonderful dream come true to hear your name number one in the draft. >> exactly. it was an unbelievable experience and to be able to share it with my family, my friends, they were all so excited and to hold up that jersey -- >> you're going to be matched up with sue byrd a number one pick in the wnba draft and played for uconn. >> i'm really excited about having the opportunity to play with sue. she comes back to uconn a lot and having the opportunity to learn from her, from what she's done, i can't wait to help the storm. >> are you going to tell her that you won four national championships? she didn't quite win that many when she was there. i mean, that was a record, i mean, to go through your entire college career not losing in the
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what was that like? >> there's not a lot of words to describe it. i think when we talked about it, we talked about what we've done especially with the senior class, morgan and mariah, we made history, we made history and coach said -- people said it was impossible, we did the impossible. >> and made history again because you talk about morgan and mariah, one, two, three in the wnba draft all from the same school, uconn. you guys just keep making history everywhere you go. >> that's what we have to do. we came in together, we're leaving together and why not make history one last time together. >> please tell me, geno auriemma, your hall of fame coach. can you tell me, what's it like with geno? he can be fiery on the sidelines. >> it depends on the day. he has his ups and downs and like you said he's fiery, intense but a great guy. >> what have you learned most about yourself, stewie.
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about myself just the fact that through all the success and that kind of stuff i'm happy i was able to stay humble. a lot's happened but i still want a lot more to happen. >> and a lot more will happen because you will join the wnba as a number one draft pack. the 20th anniversary, the 20th anniversary. you know, geno and i might do a game like in the day, orange and white on monday nights. do you think geno and i could call a game. >> i think you should do a storm game. stewie, thank you. it's okay to call you stewie, right? >> everybody calls me stewie. >> stewie breanna stewart, wow. come on, give me the ball. post-up. amy, i got her covered. >> that's the first time i've seen robin not look taller than everyone else. speaking of height that's part of this series, beauty 911 this morning. we have great time-saving tricks to help you get ready for the day and meredith rollins is here
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say starting out being fashionable is really just about being confident with what you're wearing. >> if you feel great in your clothes you'll stand taller and smile more and look better altogether. >> let's take some questions from our viewers. our first one comes from brianna skyping in from derby, connecticut. what is your question? >> good morning. i'm on the petite side 5'3" with an athletic build and have a hard time finding pants that fit. what's your advice on how to find the perfect pant. >> such a problem for so many of us vertically challenged women. >> also, you know, pants are huge for spring. there are lots of giersch styles and dependent on your body type. look at noa, she's wearing pants tailored and cropped so they don't overwhelm her with too much fabric. allie in the middle is tall and gorgeous, so she can wear a higher waisted -- >> thee can wear anything, let's be honest. >> totally true but taller women have a hard time finding things
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more of a flair and shows off her long, long legs and sage is a little on the curvier side and for curvier women you don't want something that clings too much in the legs so these have a little more room in the thighs and nipped at the ankle so still shows off her beautiful shape. >> great options for women of all heights. thank you so much. lovely. we have gisele who has a question, i think we have to walk into our social square here. so, gisele, tell us what your question is. >> yeah, well, i work in the city. i'm an entrepreneur and like to look good but see tons of fashionable people all the time but feel like a hot mess running up to them asking for their outfit information so there was great if there was another way. >> very cool. >> amazing app called comb and what you do is you take a picture of audrey earlier. >> so you're snapping pictures of people on the street. >> yes, you might not want to do it with an ipad. >> a little discreet. >> and lets you sort through and finds lots of different outfits
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and things you can buy so you can replicate the outfit without having to talk to someone on the street. >> does that sound like something you would do? >> absolutely. snapping away today. >> somehow i don't think you're shy, though. >> sometimes. >> this is all great advice for all of us who want to look good and i think it's a huge compliment to tell someone, hey, i love what you're wearing. i think it's okay to go up the old-fashioned way and say where did you buy ha. >> giving them a compliment doesn't just make them feel bet are but you too. >> meredith, thank you very much. outside to robin. >> sorry. we were just -- i'm not hughesed to being out here. hey, donate life month. see that. register to be an organ, eye and tissue donor, wonderful. thank you for what you're doing. the all-star cast of "barbershop 3: the next cut" is back and better than ever. so much fun with them in the studio and now they're sitting down with rachel smith revealing what makes this movie a cut
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>> guess who's back? >> welcome to calvin's. >> something about this movie feels different to me. i feel like i see the cast ensemble together more frequently. >> it's just, you know, to me wonderful to do this dance with so many different personalities, you know, walking around, moving around. >> it almost feels like a play in a sense. what are you two doing back here. cutting up like the class clowns. i mean -- >> you shouldn't put us together. you shouldn't have sat us together. i'm sorry. it was my fault. >> reporter: there was a "barbershop" boot camp to get the cast up to speed on their grooming skills. did you learn anything through your own managescaping. >> baldy takes time. i wanted my beard done right and take pride in my little beard. when you ain't got no hair you got to up that beard in excuse me, i don't like to get involved in petty arguments. >> yeah, you do. that's pretty much all you do. >> in this, the third trip to
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a boys' club. what did the ladies provide to the barber shop and what do they provide to the movie? >> i mean to the barber shop, you know, they provided a whole bunch of opinions nobody wanted to hear. >> is that so? >> but movie -- [ laughter ] for the movie, they did great, you know, you got eve, you got regina, they fine, do their scenes well and, you know, they movie. >> if you want a fourth venture to the "barbershop" you better tread lightly. >> honestly it was nice having some female energy. the dynamic was really good. yeah. >> it was a nice little dance there. regina, what about you? >> we added money. that was suffering over there. >> they could barely stay afloat. >> we're doing weaves, 1500, 1,000 twists, you know, this one
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>> reporter: for "good morning america," rachel smith, abc news, los angeles. >> and "barbershop 3: the next cut" is in theaters now. i don't mean to take your job but they've known each other since they were 10 years old, 30 years as friends. >> they're from indiana. >> yeah.
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my >> so, robin, it appears truman skipped school today. do you think that's going to be all right? >> yes. >> okay. >> i skipped school for this. >> i love it. >> thank you all and thank you, ginger. we'll be watching monday. >> yes, next monday. >> ginger, what are you doing? >> salsa. >> the salsa. not this, okay. coming up -- pretty good. coming up, lara's hot mess express back in action with big tips for a small space. hot mess still blessed. come on back. "gma's" pollen report is brought to you by the makers of non nondrowsy claritin.
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let us be lovers, we'll marry our fortunes together [ cheering ] i've got some real estate here in my bag counting the cars on the new jersey turnpike they've all come to look for america [ cheers and applause ] all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america
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give it to me i'm worth it all right, it is time for hot mess express. it's my series that shows that no space no matter how small or how messy is without hope. the hot mess express has arrived and this time, it's personal. meet will, he's my producer every morning at "gma." in studio he's super organized. but his living room at home is a serious hot mess.
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he shares his space with his two female college friends turned roommates and they all have a lot of stuff. you could say it's a modern "three's company." come and knock on our door >> i'm will. >> i'm carrie. >> i'm amy. >> all: we live in apartment 34b. >> reporter: three up and comers with a living room like a nightmare on columbus avenue. hot mess express if hello. >> is this will? i'm scared. let me in. oh, my goodness. will, you forgot to tell me how many flights of stairs this was. oh, man. the first thing i notice, christmas decorations in april. >> every day is christmas if you keep your decoratings up and there's more. so you use the scratching post as a -- >> yes. >> disturbing on a whole new level. junk under the couch. nothing matches. the bar is frightening. we definitely have our work cut out for us. >> the hot mess express is on duty. let's go.
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will taylor to help me flip this flop. this. >> like a vortex. every blanket, every pillow, >> right. >> i leave to search for apartment goods as will takes on the design makeover. first, the paint. >> this is where the transformation begins. good-bye beige wall, hello gorgeous color. >> we'll spruce up an old table and boring door with pops of paint. >> top tip when using painter's tape is remove it while the paint is still wet to get a clean finish. a closet clear out and these turn into shelves. >> cut off the buckle. nail the loop to the wall and voila. >> we're using this as a statement to pull together all the elms of the room. >> with busy patterns less is more. with the walls painted and the wallpaper up it's time to fill the room. >> if they're "three's company."
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final touch, let's do this. the bar is set. i know it is a place that will be used often. bookshelves are great for storage and they can also be stylish at the same time. >> use the colored spines of book you already have to add color to shelves. >> will. >> santa claus has come to town with pillows. >> filling this deep windowsill with pillows we've created a whole new seating area. oh, my gosh. >> they're getting home any minute so we better go. their eyes are closed. are you ready? >> ready. >> one, two, three. look. >> oh, my god! this doesn't even look like our apartment. >> the room completely transformed. >> i love that. it's so cozy. >> we have blinds. >> i love the color, the white and the blues. >> upgraded bar and a fine place to dine. it's so pretty. >> we actually took a couch away and you have more seating now. >> i am blown away.
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>> we managed to find space for hers and hers and his stuff, >> cheers. [ cheers and applause ] >> really, really inexpensive ways to reuse their things. that table they bought at a thrift shop. we used painter's tape. i know you're a big fan of it. my favorite is the using old belts. those are $5 apiece at thrift shop, cut off the buckle. hammer them to a wall. george, you got this. >> i do it all the time. >> i would never think to use teal. >> with the wallpaper and brick, seems like it would be busy but balances it out. >> you know will well. how long will it stay like that. >> every day i'm like, is everything well behaved this there? i think they're really proud and feel like grown-ups. >> that new bar -- >> it is stocked and ready to go. all right, so will's book, not
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will have a book but will who helped me, his book "dream decor" is being released on may 17th. so many inexpensive fabulous ideas you can preorder now on amazon. coming up right now, how about some tunes. conrad sewell, performing live
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it, background dancers moving all like that, love it. >> have a great weekend, everyone. good morning, it's 8:56 on this friday, april 15th. i'm lori stokes, looking at leiest headlines in manhattan and police are searching for the suspect in the deadly 23-year-old elliot caldwell was found shot to death in the east village just before 11:00 last night. it happened on east 13th street just steps away from the victim's home. police say that he was shot in the back. today, nba team owners are meeting in manhattan where they will discuss moving next year's all-star game out of north carolina. in response to the state's so- called bathroom law.
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big money making opportunity for charlotte next winter. but senator corey booker and a group of bipartisan lawmakers are pushing for the league to actually pick a different city to host all-star weekend. it is the latest backlash to north carolina's recently passed law which prohibits transgender people from using public bathrooms that don't match the gender on their birth certificate. it is 8:57. duhaime. deb? >> thanks a lot lori, sunrise highway eastbound to islip. watch out for an accident being cleared here on sunrise highway. also the cross county west of mount vernon accident being cleared by north columbus avenue. sunways on time -- subways on time. holland 20 and here's a look at the inbound george washington bridge approach if 80 and 95. bumper to bumper because of an earlier accident on the cross bronx, back to you. meteorologist bill evans. >> sunshine beautiful friday morning and a great start. our 9:00 temperature is going to be 47. it's 49 already in riverdale
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we're looking at temperatures that are just 49 bridgeport already. so we'll warm up today to the low 60s and lori absolutely gorgeous right through the weekend. have a great weekend. >> all right, thank you bill. and that will do it for us, up next "live with kelly and
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have a great day. the top 100 c.e.o.s have more wealth for retirement than the bottom 100 million americans. how does that happen? well, they use lobbyists to get special tax breaks. my plan -- close the tax loopholes and make them pay their fair share. seniors who've worked hard deserve the opportunity to stay independent, pay their bills, and most of all, enjoy their grandchildren. it's time to bring back a basic american value -- fairness. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. >> it's "live! with kelly & michael." today, from the new film, "barbershop: the next cut," common. and film star turned broadway star saoirse ronan. plus, your opinion counts.

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