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good morning, america. hillary clinton on the hot seat. the democratic presidential front-runner facing off with republicans again over those benghazi attacks and the e-mails as vice president biden bows out of the race. what it means for hillary's chances. a powerful storm system drenching the southwest this morning. major downpours and large hail. calls for flash flood as hurricane patricia moves in bringing life-threatening floods. firefighters race to save a little girl locked inside a day-care center breaking down the door finding the baby crying and the bizarre reason she was left behind. that ball is gone! >> and the new mr. october. daniel murphy with a record-setting performance, the mvp blasting home runs in six straight playoff games, what he's saying about his stunning
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power surge knocking off the cubs and keeping the curse alive as the mets sweep their way into the world series. ♪ and good morning, america. it has been a long time coming for the mets. they are going to the world series and what a postseason for daniel murphy. you see it right there, six home runs in six straight playoff games. that is a record. >> he is a beast. >> we have so much more on that coming up. first we begin with breaking news overseas. a masked man with a sword attacking a school in sweden. details just coming in and lama hasan starts us off, good morning, lama. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. this news coming in right now. a truly horrific and frightening attack as class was beginning. a masked man wielding a sword burst into a school in the town
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of trollhattan, sweden. he attacked four people killing one teacher and wounding two students seriously aged between 11 and 15. police on the scene shot the man who is now in critical condition. no word yet on the attacker's motive. amy. >> a horrific scene there, lama, thank you. we'll turn to hillary clinton and today's capitol hill showdown over benghazi. it will be an all day grilling for the front-runner hearing her allies calling it a political witchhunt. jon karl with the latest. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, george. this is a tremendously high stakes moment for hillary clinton. she will spend the entire day before a committee that has spent nearly a year investigating the biggest single crisis that she faced as secretary of state. this morning, hillary clinton will take the hot seat before the special house committee investigating the 2012 benghazi attacks. for at least eight hours clinton will face tough questions from the committee's seven republicans and five democrats.
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about the biggest crisis she faced as secretary of state. >> i don't know that i have very much to add. this is, after all, eighth investigation. >> reporter: in 2012 less than two months before the presidential election, a terrorist assault on the u.s. diplomatic outpost in benghazi, libya, left four americans dead. for the first time in 33 years, a u.s. ambassador was killed overseas. >> was it because of a protest, or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided to kill some americans? what difference at this point does it make? >> reporter: that was clinton nearly three years ago. the day republicans leading the inquiry want more answers. >> what i want to know is while violence was going up in libya why was our security profile going down? >> reporter: a majority of americans, 54% disapprove of clinton's handling of questions around benghazi but as nearly believe republicans are using the investigation to damage her reputation. >> she stood strong for america but now republicans are playing
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politics over benghazi. >> reporter: the super pac backing clinton's campaign is now airing its first after ad calling the hearing a sham. republicans on the committee insist they are not out to get hillary clinton and that they will keep their questions focused on what happened in the time leading up to and during the attack in benghazi. now, the clinton campaign is out with something right now previewing her opening statements saying that she will in that statement give honor to the memory of the four brave americans who died in benghazi and that, quote, benghazi was a tragedy that we must all learn from. amy. >> all right, jon, thank you. clinton may have a fight on her hands there on capitol hill but she will not be facing one from vice president joe biden. reaction coming in after he announced he will not be running for president and abc's david wright is here with more on that. good morning, david. >> good morning, amy. among the 2016 candidates today respect for the vice president and relief that the field of candidates is finally set. the republicans now focused
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exclusively on hillary clinton. after flirting with the idea for months -- >> mr. president, thank you for lending me the rose garden for a minute. >> reporter: but joe biden called it quits just a few steps from the oval office. >> unfortunately, i believe we're out of time. the time necessary to mount a winning campaign for the nomination. >> reporter: clearly, biden wanted to run. but he said his grief over the death of his son beau had its own timetable. >> sooner rather than later when you think of your loved one it brings a smile to your lips before it brings a tear to your eyes, well, that's where the bidens are today. thank god. >> i think he did the smart thing because, frankly, i don't know that he would have won. >> reporter: campaigning in iowa donald trump didn't sound too disappointed. >> frankly, i really want to run against hillary. i really do. >> reporter: on twitter adding sharply i'd rather run against hillary because her record is so
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bad. mike huckabee tweeted i'm the only gop candidate who defeated the clinton machine. only bobby jindal barely at 1% in the polls himself even bothered to acknowledge there was anyone else. democrats are now left with a socialist or a candidate under fbi investigation. he tweeted. >> it pretty much guarantees hillary will be the person that we're running against. >> reporter: the rnc released a new video suggesting that is how they see it too. and whatever else may be on the agenda for them today you can bet all of the republican candidates will drop whatever they're doing to watch the benghazi hearings hoping for something they can use. >> all right, david, thank you. >> no question about that. let's talk more with matt dowd. he joins us this morning of a new poll out from "the des moines register." hillary holding her lead above bernie sanders, 48% to 41%. 80% favorability among democrats in that state. is ben carson right when he says this combined with biden getting out of the race guarantees her
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nomination pretty much? >> i don't think it guarantees it, george, but the one big hurdle was removed by the vice president taking himself out of the race but she still has a few hurdles left, one is the benghazi hearing today. she has to get through that reamably well but bernie sanders is still there close behind. bernie sanders has a path, it's a very limited path but he has to win iowa which he's close in and win new hampshire where he's tied or ahead in but the path for bernie sanders got a lot smaller as of today. >> let's talk about the republicans. we just heard from ben carson. there's a new poll out in iowa from quinnipiac showing he pulled ahead of donald trump, 28% to 20%. a real milestone. >> reporter: i think this is significant because for more than 100 days donald trump has led every national poll and every single state poll. this is the first to come out that shows somebody else with a significant lead. the owe part of the poll that should be troubling to donald trump is marco rubio has taken a big jump up in the poll and looks like he's becoming the alternative establishment candidate in this race.
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>> that's what i want to ask you about. he has polled well ahead of a couple of points there in iowa of jeb bush who is supposed to be coming in with all these advantages but continues to slip. >> he's continuing to slip but i think part is debate performances. part of it is performances on the trail but part is people want somebody else in the republican party that doesn't have the bush name. bush when you look at his favorabilities in iowa especially in some of the early states is more negative than positive and so that's jeb's problem. marco looks like he's the establishment candidate on the rise. >> okay, matthew dowd, thanks very much. >> all right, george. now to those severe storms pounding the southwest and the hurricane fueling more rain for texas this weekend and ginger has all of that for us. >> yes, just got a brand-new report, odessa, texas, 16 homes flooded. 4 inches of rain in 4 hours. looks a lot like many until. the pictures there from the flash flooding to hail covering the streets. flash flood watches taking up a lot of the state from central oklahoma back through much of west texas and eastern new
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mexico and then we're watching hurricane patricia which will die out over the weekend over mexico but fuel big-time storms. dallas to san antonio could see anywhere from 5 to 7 inches of rain upwards of a foot. i'll be back with the nation's weather and cold side, snowy side. >> snowy, okay, thanks. we turn to that major breach of our top spy's personal e-mail account. wikileaks has posted e-mails from john brennan's account and is threatening to publish more and pierre thomas has the details. >> reporter: this morning, personal information of the cia's top boss publicly exposed on wikileaks. including telephone numbers, home address, passport and social security numbers. details posted from six unclassified documents hacked this week from cia director john brennan's private e-mail account targeted, his most personal information listed in a 2008 application for a national security clearance before becoming director. initially someone claiming to be the hacker said he was a pot
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smoking teen angered by the plight of the palestinians but sources tell abc news authorities are also looking at the possibility that a ring is involved. brennan's account appears to have been infiltrated by hackers tricking verizon and aol employees to reset his password. >> it highlights the risk all of us face when it comes to the security of even our private e-mail. >> reporter: the cia calls the personal e-mail hack a crime and that the private electronic holdings of the brennan family were plundered with malicious intent. the cia director's hack comes on the heel of another massive breach this which the information of other top officials was stolen including cabinet seconds and the fbi director. >> let me tell you there is a problem and people need to solve it. >> reporter: millions of everyday americans face the threat of identity threat. if you thought top government officials were immune, think again. amy. >> all right, pierre, thank you for that. and now to a break in the deadly case of road rage in new
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mexico that left a 4-year-old girl dead. the alleged killer is in custody this morning and abc's ryan owens is in albuquerque with all the details. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning to you, amy. police here say an anonymous tip led to an arrest and quickly they say to a confession. police say this is the killer behind the most heartbreaking case of road rage anyone can remember. 32-year-old tony torrez behind bars this morning charged with first degree murder. police say he's admitted to shooting and killing 4-year-old lilly garcia tuesday afternoon right after her dad picked her up from her second day of school. >> we have a confession and now it's up to the justice system to do its job. >> reporter: the arrest comes as some relief to lilly's heartbroken family including her 7-year-old brother isaac who was sitting right next to his sister in the backseat of this pickup truck when she was hit. >> she just had the smile and these beautiful big brown eyes
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that just lig up a room. she was so polite and, you know, she just grabbed your heart. >> reporter: police believe lilly's father and torrez kept cutting each other off as they approached an exit on interstate 40 in albuquerque. detectives say torrez pulled up next to the family and allegedly opened fire. >> i cannot imagine being the father of lilly. >> reporter: this newly released 911 call is from a motorist who witnessed the aftermath of the shooting. >> there's an adult it looks like an unresponsive child. >> reporter: this morning torrez is being held behind bars on a $650,000 bond. george, the mayor here calls him a repeat offender but he would not elaborate. >> okay, ryan, boy, that is just so heartbreaking. thanks very much. we turn to stunning new research about the dangers of distracted driving. it concludes devices can impair concentration long after you stop using them. abc's david kerley explains. >> reporter: you've seen the
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video of teen drivers texting using devices then losing control. this morning new research says the distraction from devices and even talking to your car's entertainment system -- >> contact, joel cooper. oh. >> reporter: can last long after you stop using them. >> watch out. oh, it's green. yep. >> reporter: aaa found even after stopping the activity, drivers remain distracted for up to 27 seconds more traveling at 25 miles an hour, that's going the length of three football fields without paying attention to the road. so i hung up. and this is the time where you think that i still am not really engaged on the road >> that's right. you're in this distraction bubble. when you hang up it takes time for that to clear. >> reporter: the researchers found there is a generational divide. the older generation having more trouble talking to their cars and driving. >> oh, my gosh, i guess that is a stop sign. whew. >> what we find is the young
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drivers tend to be the early adopters. >> reporter: 10 car entertainment and 3 voice systems were tested some better than others. fm. >> now listening to fm radio. >> some downright frustrating. >> okay, calling dell reed. >> reporter: the systems allow drivers to keep their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. for "good morning america," david kerley, abc news, washington. tom llamas has today's other top stories including a seventh church fire in st. louis. >> good morning. a new church fire under investigation in the st. louis area. arson investigators have been on the scene overnight. it's the seventh in a series of fires at mostly black churches in recent weeks. officials call the fire disturbing, fortunately nobody has been hurt. secretary of state john kerry is meeting with israeli prime minist prime minister benjamin netanyahu today hoping to calm
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escalating violence between palestinians and israelis. he accuses them of spreading lies about a plan to tear down a mosque. six more people have been arrested in connection with the jail break of mexican drug lord el chapo. one is the alleged mastermind of the escape. another allegedly built the tunnel into his prison cell. in california, these armed robbers pulled off what they thought was a lucrative smash and grab stealing rolexes from a jewelry store in broaddaylight. later they were seen tossing them out of the getaway car. they have tracking devices and the robbers are still on the run right now. finally here on "gma" we like to bring you the latest breakthrough enveninvention. the most popular new potato chip favor, southern biscuits and gravy. millions voted it the winner of a contest. haley green now gets a million bucks or 1% of sales through july depending which is higher.
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back now at 7:17 and the new york mets are heading to the world series. the new mr. october, daniel murphy, powering the team past the cubs with his record-setting performance and abc's t.j. holmes is at citi field this morning. good morning to you, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, robach. if you would have gone to the wikipedia page for dam murphy last night it was officially changed to mr. october. but he was also called god. his middle name was jesus. he was the supreme court justice and called the owner of the chicago cub, ouch. that was just mets fan having some fun but he is on an historic streak that has the mets in the world series. >> and straight three call. >> reporter: the amazing mix, dashing the cubbies' dreams. >> they haven't been to the world series since 2000 and the mets are on their way back. >> reporter: simply unstoppable winning 8-3 sweeping the series and taking the national league pennant. and maybe not reggie jackson
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just yet, still mets fans found their own mr. october. second baseman daniel murphy his two-run homer in eighth inning in game four clinched the win. >> daniel murphy. >> reporter: the first player in baseball history to blast a home run in six consecutive postseason games. >> i can't explain why the balls keep going out of the ballpark but they do and we keep winning ball games which is the most important part and the coolest part. >> reporter: he's tying lou gehring as the only player with a hit, home run and rbi in seven straight postseason games. the 30-year-old who only had 14 home runs during the regular season named series mvp. meanwhile, the perennial underdog cubs unable to shake the curse of the billy goat or of bartman. their 107-year-old series drought continues. all right. so they'll find out who they'll face, either the blue jays or the royals. world series will start next week and an important historical note here guys, the curse of the
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billy goat of the chicago cubs put in place back in 1945. this billy goat's name was murphy. >> oh! >> that's crazy. >> oh, my gosh. >> the curse continues, holmes. >> t.j. >> buried the lede again. a lot more ahead. new 911 calls retevealing when home intruder came through a house wil two sisters inside. >> help us. help us please. i was calling in every favor i could, to track down enough lumber to get the job done. and i knew i could rely on american express to help me buy those building materials. there are always going to be unknowns. you just have to be ready for them. another step on the journey... will you be ready when growth presents itself? realize your buying power at
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>> good morning. we want to get an update on the weather. here is brian. >> reporter: good morning. mild weather, once again. temperatures into the middle 70s. frontal system later tonight, few clouds. maybe an isolated sprinkle north and west. cooler air spills in for the day tomorrow and into the weekend. however, not extreme. just back to where we should be for this time of year. nothing out of the ordinary. mid 70s for highs today. not a bad one. there is a look at the forecast. tomorrow, into the 60s. right on target for this time of year. >> reporter: a quick look at the morning commute. major traffic troublings on u.s. 29 in maryland through white oak. southbound ladies and ladies an. stopped from cherry hill road. we're diverting traffic on to new hampshire avenue from southbound 29. northbound only one lane getting by so major delays.
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avoid u.s. 29. column columbia pike. interstate 95. heavy volume delays but not unusual. 39a cleared the earlier crash guard pentagon city. now volume delays from the beltway to 14th street bridge. >> anchor: break right now, a house fire the damascus, maryland. news chopper 7 got to the scene minutes ago. you can see heavy flames and problems for firefighters. this is a non hydrant area making it tough to put this fire out. we are told everybody made it out safely. we'll keep our eyes on that. a woman hit and killed on columbia pike in mongomery county, this accident happened just over an hour ago at the intersection with new hampshire avenue. we know the vehicle that hit the woman is still on the scene, and there are closures in the area
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as police are investigating. a man hunt under way after a deadly stabbing in a northeast dc night club, the killer stabbed the man to death around 1:15 this morning. police have been collecting evidence to piece together what happened. a suspect description has not been released. you can get more news, weather and traffic on good morning washington on news channel 8. hope you have a great thursday.
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welcome back. capitol hill and hillary clinton on the hot seat much the democratic presidential front-runner answering questions in that day-long hearing about the benghazi attack and her private e-mail. >> good morning, america. eight hours of testimony there. we're following that and here's some of the other headlines this morning. breaking news from overseas, a masked man with a sword attack in sweden. class was just beginning. one teacher killed and students seriously wounded. daniel fells battling that mrsa infection in his foot. he posted this video of his children greeting him. thanks everyone for their love and support. chris rock is back. the comedian making a big return to the academy awards stage and michael has more on that. >> the big question is will chris rock rock the oscar, the second time hosting and we'll see how he matches up against
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some of the other past great hosts that we had. we have all that coming up in "the speed feed." >> cannot wait for that. we begin with that major turnaround for lamar odom and khloe kardashian. the couple deciding to put their divorce on hold while he recovers from his near-death experience. abc's neal karlinsky has the story. >> reporter: this morning, could lamar odom's crush with death actually save his marriage with khloe kardashian? reality show star filing this document asking a los angeles judge to withdraw the couple's divorce petition. the document signed by odom presumably from his hospital bed. the former nba star hooked up to several machines as he's wheeled into cedar sinai medical center in l.a. on monday khloe with him and a leopard print blanket, the same one the couple could be seen wrapped up in on the reality show. the couple was married before a national audience in 2009. >> will you marry me? >> oh, my gosh. >> only to call it quits in
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2013. but the divorce caught in a courtroom backlog, not yet finalized when odom was found unconscious in a nevada brothel just over a week ago. a source telling abc news, this is a very delicate and difficult time for both lamar and khloe and the most sensible thing to do at such a time is not make any big moves and put everything on hold. >> for the rest of my life i'll deal with that and worry about him and think about him and want just to protect him. >> reporter: this morning, kardashian remains by his side as she has from the beginning. and because of the marriage holds so does her position as lamar odom's number one advocate calling the shots on medical decisions. for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, los angeles. >> our thanks to neal for that. now to a terrifying home invasion. two sisters attacked by a man with a knife fighting him off until help arrived and this morning, we are hearing those dramatic 911 calls. abc's linzie janis is here with that. good morning, linzie.
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>> reporter: the two sisters had just said good night to each other. the house completely dark when the man climbed in through an open window. both women calling 911 during the attack managing only to scream out their address. >> help us. help us please. >> reporter: their at the phiing pleas for help. >> stop it, stop it please. >> reporter: two sisters fighting for their lives calling 911 while begging their attacker to leave. >> what do you want? >> hello. >> i'll give you anything you want. what do you want. >> hello. >> reporter: a knife wielding intruder creeping into their home in the dead of night climbing in through 28-year-old bring ya and lastly's bedroom window. her instincts kicking in. >> we were each throwing punches. he actually put his left hand over my mouth and said cooperate with me and i said i'm not cooperating with you. you're not going to get what you want. >> reporter: for the next 15 minutes a desperate struggle. the sisters trying to fight off the suspect.
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48-year-old robert burger who moments earlier had tried to break into a different home on the same street. burger pulling out a knife. that's when younger sister kaley runs outside screaming for help. >> i was just screaming at the top of my lungs. >> he's stabbing my sister. he's stabbing her. >> reporter: a nearby officer hearing her and runs inside. >> i moved the knife up to right here so the blade was outside of my neck and then he just whispered that he was going to kill me. i saw two black boots coming down our fairs and that was our angel officer. >> reporter: the officer shooting and killing the intruder in the nick of time. >> five seconds longer and i think she would have been killed. >> we don't really have words for how much we love him. >> reporter: well, police say the intruder had been released from prison just eight days before the attack. george, i think those girls deserve a lot of credit for saving their own lives too. >> they do and that angel officer. okay, linzie, thanks very much. turn to a remarkable
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survival story, a 14-year-old girl who wald away from a plane crash that killed her father. abc's phillip hmena has the details. >> i was with my dad and we crashed in a plane. >> reporter: this morning, dramatic 911 calls capture the terrifying moments just after 14-year-old anna beth hamilton survives a plane crash in the idaho mountains. >> i'm scared. >> reporter: the husky two-seater plane being flown by her father, travis, going down last thursday in a remote mountain range in the eastern part of the state. nearly 9,000 feet up inaccessible for four miles. >> i don't know where we are. he's not breathing. >> reporter: the brave teen attempting cpr four times, but travis, an experienced pilot who once flew an apache helicopter killed in the impact. anabeth able to escape the wreckage and call for help. >> do you see a plane hovering above you? >> uh-huh. >> all right. can you wave to them, let them
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know you're okay? >> i am waving. >> reporter: using her cell signal rescue crews able to locate the teen. airlifting her to a local hospital where she was treated for minor injuries. >> miracle that his daughter is with us and a tribute to travis' skill as a pilot as i'm sured he tried to minimize the impact when it happened. >> reporter: a courageous story of survival in the face of tragedy. >> we're just very pleased that she's doing as well as she is. and we'll miss travis very much. >> reporter: phillip mena, abc news, new york. >> incredible, indeed, phillip. thank you. coming up next here how to earn extra cash when you rent out your home and experts sha sharing simple ways to increase the value without spending a lot of money. the secret colors to use. firefighters race to the rescue with a baby girl trapped at day care. the dramatic moments caught on tape. we take away your stuffy nose. you keep the peace.
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happen then i still have some form of income. >> reporter: enter home makeover specialist kimba hills. her first secret, it's all about the color. hills said classic bold hughes like white, black and green make a room pop. so we add an accent rug and cover up that dull brown couch adding some colorful throw pillows. >> i got lucky. >> i le it. >> reporter: next sell your spot. take what's unique about your location and highlight it. betsy's home is close to the beach. a huge selling point. so kimba adds a tropical vacation theme with fresh flowers and beach themed light fixtures. we spent $500 on improvements and after just a few hours of work, we turned that bedroom from this to this. >> oh, my gosh. >> this is a completely different place. >> i know. >> the final step, nail your ad. it's in sights like airbnb and
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a lot have cleaning fees built in. another thing that a lot do, link to social media sites so you can do some social media sleuthing of your own. >> i think that's a good idea. >> and you can turn people down if you don't feel comfortable with anyone. they shouldn't be in your home. >> great tips. coming up, everybody, chris rock is back at the academy awards. michael in social square with more. >> yes, he is back. comedian chris rock is taking the stage again join the exclusive invited back oscars hosts club. what can we expect of oscar's biggest night. all that coming up on "the speed feed." and this is what i'm anticipating getting for my role in "magic mike." ♪ ♪
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now to this morning's "speed feed." chris rock is back as oscars host tenears later, here's abc's nick watt with the story. >> all right, welcome to the 77th and last academy awards. [ laughter ] >> reporter: that was 2005 when chris rock last hosted the biggest gig in town. >> okay, if you want denzel and all you can get is me, wait. get denzel's a fine actor, okay, he would never make "pootie
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tang." >> reporter: this is rock just tweeting, look who's back. he'll be less shticky than nph. >> acting is a noble profession. >> reporter: but will he be better than ellen the year before? surely better than james franco in '11. >> congratulation, nerds. >> reporter: now rock is joining the exclusive invited back club with bob hope, billy crystal, steve martin, whoopi goldberg, johnny carson. >> halle berry won the oscar, nicole kidman was smiling so wide she should have won an emmy at the oscars for her great performance. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: with chris rock back, it'll be worth watching, belly laughing or grimacing through your fingers. >> tobey maguire is just a boy in tights, okay. >> reporter: for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> oh, boy.
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last year's host neil patrick harris tweeted chris rock is hosting the oscars. brilliant choice. just brilliant. he'll be awesome. >> he will. >> so, guy, who are your favorite hosts? >> how about ellen was fantastic. >> i like the alec baldwin/steve martin pairing. >> hugh jackman was mine. the singing. >> seth mcfarland. it was interesting. it was a little mean but it was interesting. sort of like a -- >> i liked jon stewart. nostalgic. >> i'm a big billy crystal fan. i love billy crystal. >> it'll be fun no matter what. always a great night. >> all right. >> when we come back at the top of the hour one of washington's most powerful paul ryan. coming up "gma's" fall concert series brought to you by carmax, the bright side of car buying. ♪ from the memory of how the only rides you'll get taken on at carmax are the ones you take yourself.
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accumulating hail, that flash flooding in the southwest. these pictures out of until them and now we've got another storm maker, that's hurricane patricia, we're watching it. it'll deepen and quickly intensify and then pass by puerta vallarta and bring lots of moisture, potential for flooding in texas this weekend. all that
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we want to get an update on the weather. >> reporter: very good morning. looking to mild weather this afternoon. temperatures into the middle 70s. frontal system later, few clouds. maybe isolated sprinkle north and west of town. cooler air in for the day tomorrow and into the weekend. however, not extreme. just back to where we should be for this time of year. nothing out of the ordinary. mid 70s for highs today. not bad one. there is a look at the forecast. tomorrow, into the 60s. right on target for this time of year. >> well, brian, we continue to monitor major problem spot in maryland. 29 south carolina columbia pike. a pedestrian was struck prelude drive. northbound side, couple lanes blocked. may want to avoid that stretch of 29 columbia pike. southbound traffic sitting still being diverted at new hampshire avenue. a shot of the district. this is 16th street northwest. an accident involving a moped
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op16th street at alaska avenue. also a crash activity reported on anacostia freeway on eastern avenue and o street southeast closed for crash clean up near pennsylvania avenue. be prepared for diversion. back to you. >> anchor: thank you. and happening right now, crews are working to put out a house fire in damascus, maryland. at a single family home on damascus road. right now, you can see heavy flames but even bigger problem for firefighters is that this is a non hydrant area which makes it tougher to put out. we're told that everybody did make it out safely from this fire. sources tell apes 7 and 18-year old woman hit and killed on montgomery pike in mongomery county. happened over an hour ago we intersection with new hampshire avenue across the street from a school bus stop and metro bus stop but no crosswalk. there are closures in the area as police investigate.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. frappe and abandoned in a day care. firefighters race to rescue a little girl breaking down the door. the dramatic moments all caught on camera. ♪ paul ryan's fight for work/life balance sparking a big conversation. >> i cannot and i will not give up my family time. >> the man who could be two heartbeats from the presidency shaking up the debate over work and family time. ♪ and it's the ultimate something borrowed. a wedding dress in one family for 11 generations. how 30-year-old abbie turned the vintage wonder into her dream gown for a big day. ♪ and he's the hot new man of prime time. "gossip girl" bad boy ed westwick dishing on his wicked new role as we say -- >> good morning, america.
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>> and a big happy crowd out here on broadway this morning. good morning, everyone. hope you guys okay. we got a lot going on. "sesame street" today, as well, take a look. they have a new neighbor, julia, a little girl muppet with autism and she could change how kids relate to each other. this is a real breakthrough here and we're going to talk about it in just a little bit. >> yes, looking forward to that. also tory johnson is here with "deals & steals" because it's thursday. personalized for you and your loved ones from bracelets to matching pj sets to so much more all coming up next. >> did i hear you say you have a pet name mr. fluffy or something? >> don't judge me. maybe me -- we want to match. >> we will find out but now the morning rundown from tom llamas. >> good morning. we begin with new details about a school attack overseas this morning. a masked man armed with a sword
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entered a school in southern sweden and began stabbing everyone within reach. when it was over one teacher was killed. another teacher and four stud t students were injured. two of them seriously before police shot the attacker. students at that school are between 6 and 16 years old. hillary clinton faces a grilling from house republicans on benghazi today. these aexpected to call the deadly 2012 attack on americans a tragedy that we must learn from. clinton will be in the hot seat for eight hours. our new poll finds most americans do not approve of the way she's handled questions about benghazi but a majority of americans also believe republicans are using the investigation to damage clinton's reputation. now to a nightmare for a couple you in chicago. their baby was left behind at a day care, forgotten on the floor alone in the dark. emergency crews had to force their way in as the terrified father watched. abc's reena ninan has more. >> i was terrified and i couldn't get to her. >> reporter: this dramatic cell
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phone video capturing the moment an army of firefighters desperately try to break down the door of a chicago day care to reach a little girl locked inside. >> oh, my. >> it was pitch black and like the police had the flashlight down and only thing i could see was my baby crawling on the floor. >> reporter: 1-year-old's journee's panicked father flagging down police who called the fire department while watching and recording with his cell phone. moments later rescuers reach the child alone crying on the floor. >> so many things was crossing my mind when i hit the door and heard the screaming. i didn't know what was going on. >> reporter: this morning journee who had only been going there for a week is home safe with her parents who say they'll be keeping her at home from now on. >> they thought journee was a doll but she's not that little. >> reporter: day care workers claimed to be inside when they arrived the day care did not respond to a request for comment. the department of children and family shfss now investigating
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the incident. for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. >> they thought she was a doll. wow. reena, thank you for that one. a health alert for parents. a in you study links the use of antibiotics with weight gain in children. not only did they gain weight but also retained the weight. researchers say antibiotics may wipe out so-called good bacteria that helps break down food. "gma investigates" first told you in may about the issue of confusing ingredient labels on baby food pouches. this morning plum organics along with the center for science in the public interest are announcing action after our story saying they will change how they label their pouches. the flavor names on the front will now be based on the major ingredients inside the pouch in order of predominance. finally apple is out with the newest emojis for the iphone of we told you about facebook's last week. here's apple's. the sampling of more than 150 new ones from faces to food, fanciful characters, hot dog and
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taco the most popular. fast food is apparently a big emoji trend, george, amy and michael you may get this from your kids, a eye roll emoji perfect for that nonchalant teen in your life who thinks they have all the answers. >> my kids would never do that. >> i insist ellie get that but she loved the taco. big into tacos. you got the "morning menu"? >> oh, yes, i do. ahead on the "morning menu." paul ryan is fighting for family time much the potential house speaker sparking a big debate about work, life balance and the new character taking a walk on "sesame street," changing how kids relate to each other which is a great thing and ultimate throwback thursday. this woman is wearing her family's 120-year-old wedding gown down the aisle. all that and ed westwick is here. yes, here's the man himself. coming up live on "gma." here in times square. [ cheers and applause ] "gma's morning menu" is brought to you by moen.
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>> this family does this every year. i always wonder what the neighbors feel do they -- are they fans of the song? >> the neighbors apparently don't complain because they keep doing it every year. i was looking at the bill like the light bill. the bill for all those l.e.d. lights. hopefully it's not as scary as halloween. >> you're very practical, michael. >> always got my eye out for savings. one of washington's most powerful man take ace stand for family time. paul ryan says he will only be speaker of the house if it doesn't cost him weekends with his young kids. linsey davis has more on the conversation he sparked. hi, linsey. >> reporter: at just 16 years old paul ryan was profoundly affected by the death of his father. he says because his dad died at 55, his grandfather, 57 and his great-grandfather at 59 that it gives him a sense of how short life is and you have to make the most of it which is why he's drawing a line in the sand saying he doesn't want to work weekends.
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his words now rocketing around washington. >> the last point, last point is personal. i cannot and i will not give up my family time. >> reporter: paul ryan, a candidate to be the third most powerful person in washington speaker of the house demanding a work/life balance so he can spend time with his family. it's a lifestyle that women have been fighting for for years. and now the man who could be two heartbeats away from presidency is shaking it up. >> for a woman to have said she wants more work-life balance i think she would be taken less seriously and coming from a man we see that it is positive. >> reporter: anne-marie slaughter who said women can't have it all and author of "unfinished business" says his words are helping to shift the debate. >> this will help women as well as men because this will say that you can be committed to your family and still be committed to your career. and that's a very important statement. >> reporter: on wednesday,
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sheryl sandberg awarding paul ryan with the lean in award saying "having leaders would weigh responsibilities as fathers as much as their responsibilities to their jobs shows us all of us what is possible" a month ago paul ryan had pretty much turned down the job. >> this is a job where you are expected to be on the road about a hundred delays a year. our kids are 10, 12 and 13 and i'm not going to do that. >> reporter: but now he's willing to try it out as long as his conditions are met. conditions that not all his fellow republicans meet. >> speaker has to work on weekends. the time commitment is not 40 hours a week. >> reporter: some of them look at his insistence on spending time with his family and his reluctance to take the job as negatives and they're saying, why should we give the job to someone who doesn't want the job. >> reporter: others are perhaps more understanding. >> somebody who is so committed to making sure he's there for his children and family has opposed to his political future is part of the endearing quality of palmer. >> reporter: twitter on fire. one woman posting, oh, since paul ryan wants family time now
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it's up for discussion? another writing, maybe now some sympathy for real working parents? his family has always been a central part of his life. posting photos of his three children all over his instagram. but his voting record includes a vote against a bill that would have given federal employees four weeks of paid paternity leave. some now suggesting that while ryan seeks to preserve his own work life balances's pushed policies that would have made doing so more difficult for others. in addition to ryan's gop caucus blocking president obama attempt to mandate paid parental leave he proposes cuts for subsidies for low-income parents and it might be raising eyebrows. he said he wanted to be vice president of the united states. a job that you imagine cops with some weekend duty and then here's the question of if this had been a woman making these same conditions, would she have been lauded in the same way? >> that's a very good question. >> it is. >> probably helps everyone and what made it work for him he was
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truly willing to walk away from a job. >> yeah. >> i do think it is refreshing to see people in public put responsibilities of their family ahead of just pure ambition. >> yes. >> great job, thanks, linsey. next up in the "gma heat index," elmo is getting a new friend. "sesame street" is introducing julia, the first muppet with autism. creator say they hope julia will help increase understanding among parents and children. abc's john donvan has more. ♪ sunny days keeping the clouds away ♪ >> reporter: the street, yes, this street is getting this new face, julia, with hair of orange, eyes of green and what you cannot see right off with autism. >> and she has some behaviors like not looking at you directly in the eye, she's a little more sensitive to noises and lights, but when she comes together with abby and elmo she shares not
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only these challenges but what she shares in common. >> reporter: of course, introducing julia, a girl with autism who can speak and not all can, into "sesame street's" digital programming and into this storybook called "we're amazing, 1, 2, 3" well in keeping with the tv show's mission, different but the same, old news on "sesame street," a show that as it happens a lot of kids with autism have always loved to watch. >> these "sesame street" campaign is really helping them see that they're not alone and for kids that don't have autism and their family, they are learning about what autism is and how kids with autism are not that dissimilar to themselves. >> reporter: which is important because sad to say, bullying is so common. >> kids on the awe tim spectrum get bullied five times more often so it's really important that we have characters like julia so children can learn to be accepting and understanding of one another. >> reporter: it's notable that "sesame street" picked a girl for this character. since girls with autism are
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outnumbered roughly 4 to 1 by boys and often their challenges get less attention. this muppet may help change that and if she does a few years from now we'll be thinking about julia the girl with autism as just plain julia, part of the gang on "sesame street." for "good morning america," john donvan, abc news, washington. >> and joining me now to talk about what awe children can learn from the newest resident of "sesame street," rachel simmons author of "odd girl out" and co-founder of girs lead leadership. rachel, this is something for children to learn from and parents, educators. what are the lessons here. >> when "sesame street" introduces a new character they're also sending a message and say we've got to focus on these issues and so empathy is going to be a big benefit here. kids are going to think about the feelings of others, social skills, i mean, the fact is autistic kids put out different cues and they receive cues differently so, for example, if somebody doesn't make eye contact with you, that doesn't mean they don't want to be your friend. it just means they're different
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and then finally, kids are going to learn to respect difference like which kid doesn't need to know the world doesn't revolve around them. that's way lesson every kid needs to learn over and over again. >> a study recent out, most kids, most children value achievement over any kind of concern for others, empathy like you're talking about so this should put a dent in that. >> yeah, i think so. i think our priorities are out of whack and "sesame street" is paying attention to that. when kids are only thinking about their own happiness it will affect them in all domains. any kid learning to be kinder is going to see that across all areas of life. >> as we heard in john's piece, autism is almost five types more common in boys than it is in girls yet "sesame street" show chose to make the child with autism a girl. >> yes, super interesting. i mean i think "sesame street" has been building up their stable of female characters for awhile so we need more girls but at the same time this is a win for parents of girls with autism because they'll raise awareness
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in the just for this but the girls struggling with it. >> rachel sim mojs, thanks for joining us. let's head outside to michael. >> tory johnson is here with "deals & steals." all personalized just for you or for someone you love so welcome, tory. what do we have going on today? >> let's get going. >> let me spin that around. >> yeah, so these are -- i pulled an "m" for "magic mike." super fun either as a key ring or to snap on to a bag. bag charms are really big right now and amazing gift. normally 40 to $45, each one is slashed by at least 65% to $16. delicate on this one. >> i like that. >> this is from stationary studio. all hand etched barware and a big assortment as you see the stemware there. >> what do you say? >> there you go. there you go. perfect. the highballs, microbrew, big assortment. you go for -- >> i go for this because it
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smells like cedar. >> there you go. all right. normally for the four pieces $90. these are all slashed by 61% to 68%. so $29 to $35 for a beautiful set of four. really nice. >> great. i love that. >> this is super fun. this is from too adorable. what i love about this, you get the pajamas for boys or girls, pjs, nightgowns whatever your choice, big variety of assortment and look at the little one for the matching doll or teddy bear. >> i was thinking that's for a kid. what kid is that? >> so if you were a teddy bear what would your teddy bear's name be? >> fuzzy. >> fuzzy. >> so fuzzy would get the "f." you'd get the "m" and have matching fun. >> fuzzy and michael. >> normally the two different sets, $69 for all the pieces, slashed big time by 72%, 19 bucks. 19 bucks. super fun. >> the pants are the size of pie hand. here we go. >> so if david aubrey, initial bangles for fun to wear either
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alone or stacked with everything and it comes in a beautiful, beautiful gift box which i really love. these kind of bangles are so popular right now. normally $58 with the letters slashed by 65%, 0 bucks. >> 20 bucks. can't beat that and last but not least from danielle stevens a big assortment of these. they come in eight different colors, a big assortment of thread colors you can choose for your own monogram. unbelievable deal on these, okay and they come with an optional chain inside, as well. >> how much are they originally. >> $28. all slashed by 52%, $13.50. how can you go wrong. >> own personalized monogram. >> just an adorable piece. i love it. >> you always bring us the great "deals & steals" and thanks to all these companies for providing these great deals. head to on yahoo! to get the codes and links for these bargains, plus two bonus deals you can only find online.
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tory johnson, you're amazing. ginger, over to you. >> michael, i've got the mrs. from mississippi and there's been such a drought there but no longer. look what's happening this morning. just breaking pictures coming in. odessa, texas, lots and lots of rain, flash flood watches from parts of oklahoma just west of dallas, but this weekend we'll pick up on some of the moisture left over from hurricane patricia as it moves over mexico and get anywhere from 3 to 5 inches and locally close to a another milild day ahead thighs in the 70s! a few added cuds night wiwith an isioalted sprinkle. ooler but seasonable for the friday and sasatuday with temperautres in the 60s!
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>> they got a fired up crowd, lara. all for "pop news." >> thank you, ginger for firing it you up. adele, rumor has it she is officially black. her blockbuster album "21" well, after her album "21." "someone like you" singer and confirmed "25" is on the way. notice it's four years after 21 is what i was supposed to say. >> is she 25 years old. is that what it is. >> maybe -- you know what, no follow-up, sorry. please. can we start over? anyway, she'll debut the first it on october 30th. she posted a letter to her fans on twitter explaining her last album was about breaking up. her new record is about making up. making up with herself and making up for lost time. the album reportedly has a drop date sometime in november. we'll be rolling in the deep again very soon and get you
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answers to all of those questions and i will learn to speak english very soon. also in "pop news" this morning, amy schumer is in the news. and her star just keeps rising, so does her bank balance. "the hollywood reporter" is saying these getting a huge pay raise on her next film, at least ten times more than she earned for "trainwreck." >> awesome. >> we've been talking a lot about this which is why i wanted to bring it up. "mother/daughter." she will executive produce it due in theaters may 2017 and her paycheck will be a reported $4 million to $5 million. many noting the significant step towards tightening the hollywood gender wage gap. >> great. i love that. >> yeah, she's terrific. and then, there are two types of people in the word. those who appreciate a good hug. those who do not. oh exhibit a, people. >> oh, my. >> that's an aggressive -- >> as my wonderful combli p
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punalicious producer wrote. there's a breakup coming. >> aggressive. >> no. he just loves -- the cat's face is amazing. >> too hard. >> and a two-for for the finale. here you go. roll it. >> he does the mash. he does the monster mash. watch this owl mimic the stu stuffed -- >> ah. >> having a ball. getting his groove on. the eagle raptor center. so fun to watch. the truth is that animal is helping the little fellow have company until he's old enough to socialize with other birds. >> so cute. >> fun for us and really good for him. >> i love that. >> thank you. >> night at the roxbury there. a lot coming up. "gossip girl" star ed westwick is here. his wicked new role that has everyone talking. bob saget dishing behind the scenes, "full hou" secrets and
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>> we want to get an update on the weather. >> reporter: good morning. mild weather, once again. temperatures in the middle 70s. frontal system rater tonight, few cloudy skies. maybe an isolated sprinkle north and west. then cooler air spills in information the day tomorrow and into the weekend. however, not extreme. just back to where we should be for this time of year. nothing out of the ordinary. mid 70s for highs today. not a bad one. there is a look at the forecast. tomorrow, into the 60s. right on target for this time of year. >> well, on the commute this morning you need to avoid 29 columbia peek. we're shut town in the southbound directs. southbound traffic diverted new new hampshire avenue for the serious pedestrian struck crash at prelude drive. in the meantime one of the alternates may be the iccs maryland 200. you're able to take it eastbound to i95. for now the eastbound lanes are
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closed with a serious accident on the connector between new hampshire and u.s. 29 columbia pike. and we're looking at a massive delay in that direction as well. no accidents to report on 270, heavy slow traffic all the way to the i270 spur. melanie. >> anchor: now top stories. breaking right now a major house fire on damascus road. crews were called to the home just after 7:00 a.m. you can see flames spreading lead the house. no words on what started this fire. but everybody did make it out safely. today uber pool is launching a new service in the district. offers customers the option to share a ride and the cost with another person traveling on a similar route. this is all meant to ease congestion on the roads. dc is the 6th city to offer this service in the u.s. you can get more news, weather and traffic on good morning washington on news channel 8. have a great thursday.
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♪ welcome back to "good morning america." look who's with us. bob saget in the house. >> hi. outside. >> you were just dropping by. >> i just came by. >> so weird. >> over there. >> we're going to talk about that coming up. >> good morning. >> first you're going to help us with our "top 5" list. a very special "full house" edition and these are secrets that we don't know about each of your cast members that you're ready to spill. >> that's correct. >> never before heard secrets about the cast of "full house." starting with uncle jesse. what do we need to know about john stamos. >> he cares more about his friends and family than he does about his hair. >> really. >> that's a fact. >> you have beautiful hair, by the way. >> thank you. >> amazing. >> you always say that. great haircut. >> i try to get that lego movie hair. >> lego movie hair. >> do you want me to spill more
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secrets. >> candace cameron bure. >> candace loves her convictions and doesn't force them on anyone and also cares about her family more than john stamos' hair. same exact thing. >> this is called morning timing. >> mary katie and ashley olsen. the big secret -- they care about your hair. >> yeah, everyone does. you guys care about my hair, right? so that is all the time we have. but i met them when they were 9 months old so when they were 3 i bought them for christmas outfits and i bought ashley like a beige suit and i bought mary katie like a black wedding thing, almost like a stevie nicks throwback outfit with a black slip underneath and bought myself a camisole and low-cut culotte onesie. >> maybe you were the start of their fashion empire. >> well, i would love to take credit for that but i think they had great taste and loved fashion at 3 years old. >> and you happen to look good in lingerie so it's all good.
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>> thank you for knowing that. i've got no butt though. these people know that. >> okay. on becky. >> lori laughlin. always cooked a pie. would drop it off before we get to "full house" and walk outside 25 years ago and step in a pie. >> was it like a flavor? >> i think so. this doesn't sound good to say stepping in a pie first thing in the morning. >> i was afraid to follow that up. >> the last one is dave coulier. if dave married a wonderful woman no sense of smell and dave has a flatulence problem. >> oh, thank you. >> but, wait, but wait it's a miracle. her sense of smell came back. so i'm actually -- no, i'm not even kidding so i'm concerned about their marriage now because it ain't good. >> all right. well, there you go. >> now i got a new family. >> things you needed to know from the "full house" cast and see them again in "fuller house." we're really excited about that. >> netflix next year. >> congrats but you were alluding to the fact that you
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are our neighbor now on broadway in "hand of god." >> this amazing show i saw with my daughters six months ago, had no idea. my friend kevin mccollum produces it, asked if i would like to play pastor greg. a wonderful actor greg is leaving in this amazing, amazing cast is -- there's this guy steven boyer with a puppet we believe is possessed and i'm a priest, a lutheran minister which is maybe against type. >> i was justoing to -- >> my comic sensibilities but i'm a good man even a righteous man and do it november 3rd to january 3rd. >> your broadway debut. >> no, i did "the clouz ski chaperon." i'm a closer. i could end this show right now and such a good show and funny show. i'd love to invite you all. you will get free seats. you guys, we'll try. >> we love having you. >> i love having you. >> oh, no. i'm so afraid. >> it's too early for this.
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>> george, i'll throw -- >> on the lingerie, it's all on you. >> i'm wearing it under this. >> so "hand to god." >> "hand to good" november 3rd i start running now and a fantastic show and funny, funny and irreverent and has a real meaning to it. i'll miss you all very much. i'll wait out here once you're back inside. >> all right, now the ultimate something borrowed, a 120-year-old wedding gown passed down from generations in one family but how did the bride transform it for her wedding? well, abc's rebecca jarvis has that story. ♪ >> reporter: talk about a throwback, this lacy victorian couture wedding gown is headed down the aisle. >> you're taking something borrowed to a whole new level. >> yes. 100% to the next level. >> reporter: 30-year-old abbie kingston plans on wearing this 120-year-old heirloom on her wedding day.
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>> it is my great great-grandmother's dress from 1885 and i'll be the 11th bride to wear it. >> reporter: she never dreamed she'ding able to wear it since it hadn't been properly cleaned in more than a century. >> what did it look like. >> this deep beige color. not very bridal and i put it on and i thought, there's just no way. >> reporter: but there was a way. >> my gosh, you look beautiful. >> thank you. >> reporter: there's a feeling of history here. we did keep the original lace belgian lace on here. >> reporter: it was debra low presti who came to the rescue. >> we opened the seams and put new fabric strips underneath and fused the old fabric to the new fabric to hold together. >> reporter: taking her over 200 hours to restore the dress, a dress especially sentimental to abbie's mom leslie who wore the gown at her wedding 38 years ago. >> who would have thought a dress 120 years later could still be worn by a bride?
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so it's a magical dress. >> reporter: so how could the everyday woman modernize a vintage wedding gown. the first trick, change the high neckline. >> it could be made into a low "v" or scooped or it could even be made strapless if that's what she chooses. >> reporter: next get rid of the long lacy sleeves and make a more modern cap sleeve and lastly, it's all about the fit. >> a lot of it comes down to tailoring. >> yes, it should fit just like a brand-new gown. >> reporter: turning this vintage wedding dress into a perfect fit for this blushing bride. for "good morning america," rebecca jarvis, abc news, easton, pennsylvania. >> here's to hoping it can last another 120 years. rebecca, thanks so much. lara, out to you. >> thank you so much. amy, everybody's favorite "gossip girl" bad boy is coming back to tv. so happy he's coming to abc. ed westwick is the star of abc's new prime time thriller called "wicked city." and he's still stealing hearts but this time ed has a little
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bit of an edge. take a look. >> there's something i want to show you that i think you'll like. it'll be a party. just tell them you're sick and you got to go home. >> god, i wish but, you know, i have my patients. >> i thought we had a real connection. >> what? we do. please, understand -- >> understand? how about understand me. what about my needs? >> joining us now is ed westwick, we just got a little glimpse and we also brought you proper english tea. >> i feel very at home. very at home. i think my mother has the exact same set. >> well, cheers to you. cheers to -- >> cups but -- >> is that totally -- i would be thrown out of the united kingdom. >> i don't know about thrown out. >> okay, good. >> it's your favorite, earl gray. >> needs a little milk in that. >> while you're preparing your tea tell us a little about what drew you to the part. it's quite a departure from your character on "gossip girl." >> "gossip girl," yeah, no, it's very different.
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for me from the get-go to give you a bit of background it's 1982 on the sunset strip and playing a serial killer. it's a departure from my normal life you're happy to know but complete page turner from the get-go. something i was just like wow, is this actually happening. edgy, out there. the character is so multilayered so it was a real challenge of a part. so all of those things brought me into it. >> what do you think it is, ed? let's have a therapy session. you were a bad boy on "gossip girl." you were a very bad boy in this show. >> i don't think it's bad boy. this guy is a straight out monster, you know, but so it's very different from being a bad boy but as i said there's a lot more to just being a serial killer and a monster that he appears to be. >> a lot more. >> tune in and you'll -- >> you'll be shocked and ed and i were saying we've been given strict instruction not to talk about your character. these secrets have to be fun to play as an actor. >> well, that's it. i mean as i said, you know, from
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the get-go it was a page turner and something i knew was going to be a real challenge and adventure, so there's a lot going on. i mean, it's one of those things that is going to keep you on your toe. >> and "gossip girl" fans probably know that chace crawford is also on an abc show. how is that. >> network buddies. i think he's having a great time doing "blood & oil" so wonderful to see him doing that. i feel great. >> how did you learn the american accent? did you watch tv? >> i always cracked a joke that i used to watch too much "fresh palestinians" and based it on carlton banks. >> ki hear your best carlton? ♪ it's not unusual wow. and i don't know if that merits that but -- >> thank you, fonzie, our stage manager for that. >> the one guy. >> but, no, it's something that i work out and one -- >> can you do a new york accent.
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>> from new york. >> i like it. >> and from long island. i can do that. >> i'm back in. >> listen, we're so happy to see you back on tv. >> thank you so much. >> on a show called "wicked city" on abc premiering next tuesday at 10:00, 9:00 central. we'll enjoy our tea right here on abc, ginger, you bring us the weather. >> i will do that right behind you over here. hi, ed. love ed westwick so don't we all? aren't we all having a great morning this morning? uh-huh because we're going to have another mild day along the east coast and beautiful one to go see any of those trees that still have the leaves on them. some fall foliage. beauty from connecticut. maybe a beauty to you now. weekend back to even slightly below average, philadelphia you'll get back in the low 60s. s tonight t with an isioalted sprinkle. cooler but seasonable for the frda and saurday with tmperautres in the 60s!
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atthe >> we're just saying good-bye to you, ed. show ed one who are time. say good-bye to america, ed. >> so good. all that weather brought to you by ashley furniture and ed. >> and ed. coming up, kevin costner opening up about fatherhood. his new project. we'll talk to him next on "good morning america."
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kevin costner's out with a brand-new project. this time it's a book called "the explorers guild" and an adventure novel about the search for a mythical city and sat down with nick watt about being a writer and personal adventure of fatherhood. >> if you build it, he will come. >> reporter: kevin costner always thinks big on the big screen. >> hey. >> reporter: now he's writing books. >> we want to be one of the books of the century. >> reporter: "the explorers guild," i'll confess, right up my alley. a novel, a graphic novel, a rollicking read. there's some fairly grown-up tough there. >> yeah, left to your imagination ptty much. >> reporter: you're saying it's my imagination. >> how dare you -- >> we're saying, okay, nick, all right. >> reporter: all right, kevin. would you let your kids read i had? >> 8 years old it would have to be read to caden. i think he has to be a dash older but this is the kind of book where, you know, your grandfather could look at a 12-year-old and say let's read "the explorers guild" tonight. >> costner thinks this might
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become a movie. >> i would probably play ogden. >> reporter: the good ogden. there are brothers ogden, john the rugged hero, arthur slightly buffoonish. >> maybe i can talk branagh into playing him. you get your chance to take your cuts and swing for the fences. will you repeat your successes or are you going to just push on. >> reporter: co-writer john baird brought him this idea eight years ago and costner loved it. >> he thought he would take move he more of a backseat role and adding story lines and dialogue. >> reporter: talking here at cost they're santa barbara pad. if i was you i would be tempted to sit right here looking at that view and do nothing else. >> i know what you mean. >> reporter: he says that. he won't do it. i mean obviously your experience in some pretty grand epic movies, tv. >> well, i'm not afraid of long.
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>> reporter: "dances with wolves," 3:56. "the explorers guild" 700 pages. >> it has heft. there is a girth to it. there's like you want to make it a big sound when it hit the table. >> reporter: for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, santa barbara, california. >> "the explorers guild" is in book stores now. coming up here chris cornell has a brand-new song. ♪ (man) hmm. what do you think?
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♪ (stranger) good mornin'! ♪ (store p.a.) attention shoppers, there's a lost couple in the men's department. (vo) there's a great big un-khaki world out there. explore it in a subaru crosstrek. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. tomorrow wake up with the hot new sounds of joe jonas and don't miss concert event. tomorrow turn it to "good morning america" presented by carmax. ♪ >> chris cornell is known as the cheap architect of the grunge movement, the front man for three multiplatinum rock band sound garden audio slave and
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temple of the dog and a grammy winner by the way on an acoustic world tour and his current album "higher truth" is available right now. here is chris cornell with the debut song "nearly forgot my broken heart." [ applause ] ♪ ♪ every time i stare into the sun trying to find a reason to go on ♪ ♪ all i ever get is burned and blind until the sky bleeds the pouring rain ♪ ♪ when you came along the time was right pulled me like an apple red and ripe ♪ ♪ wasn't very long you took a bite and did me wrong and it served me right ♪ ♪ and i nearly forgot my broken
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heart it's taking me miles away ♪ ♪ from the memory of how we broke apart here we go round again again ♪ ♪ every little key unlocks the door every little secret has a lie ♪ ♪ trying to take a picture of the sun it won't help you to see the light ♪ ♪ every little word upon your lips makes a little cut where blood pours out ♪ ♪ every little drop of blood a kiss that i won't miss ♪ ♪ not for anything ♪ and i nearly forgot my broken heart it's taking me miles away ♪ ♪ from the memory of how we
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broke apart here we go round again ♪ ♪ every single feeling tells me this is leading to a heart in broken little pieces ♪ ♪ and you know i need this like a hole in the head ♪ ♪ hey ♪ ♪ every single feeling tells me this is leading to a heart ♪ ♪ in broken little pieces and you know i need this like a hole
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in the head ♪ ♪ and i nearly forgot my broken heart it's taking me miles away ♪ ♪ from the memory of how we broke apart here we go round again ♪ ♪ and i nearly forgot my broken heart it's taking me miles away ♪ ♪ from the memory of how we broke apart here we go round again ♪ ♪ whoa here we go round again [ cheers and applause ] "gma's" fall concert series is presented by carmax. the bright side of car buying.
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things about to turn fast and furious when vin diesel hits "gma." plus, dads of america. would you know how to get crayon off the wall. we have dad hacks tomorrow even moms will say -- >> wow. >> i was just transported back to my grunge-loving college days. thank you, chris cornell. i appreciate that. voice, so great.
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>> thank you and thank you. have a great thursday, everybody. >> bye. [ cheers and applause ] here is we want to get an update on the weather. >> we're looking at mild weather, temperatures in the middle 70s. frontal system later.
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few cloudy skies, many an isolated sprinkle north and west. cooler air spills in tomorrow and into the weekend. however, not extreme. just back to where we should be for this time of year. nothing out of the ordinary. mid 70s for highs today, not a bad one. here is a look at the forecast, into the 60s tomorrow. right on target for this time of year. >> on the roads, 95 in maryland, a lot of bailout traffic traveling southbound, we're still with the closure on 29, columbia pike. traffic diverted southbound on to new hampshire avenue for that longstanding pedestrian struck crash at prelude drive. else where, we're closed, eastbound on the icc. m.d. 200 for the crash cleanup between new hampshire avenue and 29. headed into the district right now, looking at heavy slow traffic. not only 39a295 and suitland parkway all due to the westbound crash as you approach the ramp to the 14th street bridge. back to you. >> anchor: thank you very much.
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now to some top stories. 18-year old woman hit and killed on columbia pike in mongomery county. the accident happened just over an hour ago at the intersection with new hampshire avenue. we know it was a vehicle that hit the woman did stay on the scene. a manhunt under way after a deadly stabbing in a night club. the killer stabbed the man to death around 1:15 a.m. at will lala lounge. police have been collecting evidence to piece together what happened. a suspect description has not been released. you can get more news, weather and traffic on good morning washington on news channel 8. hope you have a great thursday.
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>> it's "live with kelly & michael." today, actress patricia heaton stops by, and from "wicked city," actor ed westwick. plus superstar chef mark samuelson heats things up in our kitchen, all next on "live." >> now here are emmy winners, kelly ripa and michael strahan. [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television]


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