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good morning, america. state of disaster. deadly floods taking over the heartland killing more than a dozen as the missouri governor calls in the national guard. hopes and businesses drowning under nearly 20 feet of water and cities on edge as the rivers begin to crest. also this morning, the gloves come off. donald trump on the attack taking aim right at hillary and bill clinton. >> she's got a major problem. happens to be right in her house. >> naming names and not backing down, what he's now saying about monica lewinsky and what did hillary have to say about all this as the race for the white house gets personal. caught on camera. exclusive new video showing the so-called affluenza teen in
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as new details emerge about how he and his mom escaped and the going away party they threw just before disappearing. now prosecutors want both him and his mom behind bars. get knock down major knockout. mike tyson down for the count because of a hoverboard. what his little girl said to him right before and what he's saying now about the wipeout seen around the house. i get knocked down but i get up again you're never going to keep me down good morning, america. great to have "world news tonight" anchor david muir here with us. and mike tyson, he's probably still feeling that. >> the fall that woke up america. his little girl says right beforehand, dad, don't fall. >> oh. >> anyway we'll get into all this coming up. looking live at times square outside, the crowd gathered for "good morning america" but soon
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security preparations are under ahead ahead of year's eve. all eyes on the mississippi river right now which could rise to record levels and millions could face major flooding and in missouri they have declared a state of emergency. our rob marciano is there with the very latest. >> reporter: missouri besieged by historic and dangerous floods. the governor calling in the national guard. businesses drowning underwater. this gas station in union barely recognizable. department stores, hardware stores, just a few feet from total obscurity. in west a lchlt lton 17 feet above the normal level. >> the rain we received in excess of a foot has caused river levels not only to rise rapidly but to go to places they've never been before. >> reporter: the water affecting major roads and highways.
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foreseeable future and interstate 44 shut down, as well. suburban neighborhoods evacuated. >> brutal. we went working to get everything out and didn't get it all but we got what we could. >> reporter: frantically sandbagging. >> we'll all get through it. >> reporter: a state of disaster not seen in over 20 years. >> we had weeks notice before that it was going to get bad but this time it popped up in two days. >> reporter: this water plant stopped operating sending sewage into streams and rivers. >> we expect this plant will be flooded completely before the event is over. >> reporter: it's not just missouri. all over the south residents are reeling from these deadly storms. in southern georgia fast-moving rivers have taken out roads. that dark roadway and bridge you see behind me, that is interstate 44. this chunk shut down for the foreseeable future and many rivers across the state. flood warnings posted. many will go right through the new year and now have flash
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and the carolinas with a wave of moisture coming up over that area. very saturated ground so it's not going to take much for those areas to flood. this water coming up extremely rapidly coming into record territory for this river. what makes this different, you usually have days if not weeks to prepare for a flood. this happened quickly and people have had to move fast. >> we cannot forget so many have had such a rough holiday. thanks so much. we move on to "your voice, your vote." the race for the white house and 2016, donald trump wrapping up his attacks on hillary and now bill clinton as the candidates both battle for new hampshire in the primary before they even potentially face each other. latest. you. donald trump turning a fight about sexism into open warfare on bill clinton's past. no stranger to tabloid headlines himself trump says his own indiscretions are fair game too. it is about to get even uglier.
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up the doors to his private plane trump force one. >> try not to crash the woodwork. watch the ceiling. >> reporter: opening up attacks on hillary clinton. >> she has a major problem, happens to be right in her house. >> reporter: the gop front-runner has the gloves off when it comes to her husband too. >> we're going to go right after the president, the ex-president and we'll see how it all cops out and i feel very confident that it'll come out very well for us. >> reporter: now trump is naming names. the first candidate to drop the "m" word in the 2016 race for the white house. >> but there were certainly a lot of abuse of women and you look at whether it's monica lewinsky or paula jones or many of them. >> reporter: on the campaign trail in new hampshire, hillary clinton not even uttering her rival's name. >> you see, i happen to think america is great. >> reporter: refusing to answer any questions about him. how quickly things change in an election year. the trumps and clintons go way
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that wedding, but the brash billionaire now says that invitation was a business move. >> as a world class businessman and as, frankly, a businessman you have to get along with everybody. >> reporter: even though he wrote in 2008 hillary would make a great president or vice president before a crowd trump sang a different tune. >> believe me, women, if it's got to be a woman, which i'm all in favor of someday, it shouldn't be hillary. it shouldn't be. >> he is not holding back. the next attacks could come in the form of tv ad, trump says he'll spend at least $2 million a week in ads just as this primary season kicks off. he says if someone attacks him, he will, quote, attack them very hard with the ads. i think this is just beginning. >> all politics as we know. you got to wonder what american voters think when they see the wedding a few years back with the clintons smiling with donald trump.
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on the trail, does he touch trump? >> he will be campaigning for the first time by himself for hillary clinton in new hampshire on monday. donald trump has an event just 20 miles away on the very same day. if bill clinton is going to go there monday is probably the time. >> i don't think they'll be golfing this time. >> no more wedding invitations either. >> thanks so much. now to new year's eve and major security preparations under way right now for celebrations across the country. with recent attacks from san bernardino to paris, authorities are not taking any chances and abc's phillip mena is here in times square where more than a million people are expected to join the biggest party of the year. good morning to you, phillip. >> reporter: amy, good morning. just this week authorities in belgium arrested two men accused of a holiday terror plot and with a million people expected here in times square on new year's eve, officials are going to great lengths to make sure everyone stays safe. this morning, security is
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celebrations across the country. here in new york city, officials expect about a million revelers packing into 20 city blocks in times square tomorrow night. police say there are no specific threats, but they aren't taking any chances. >> we have a constant threat analysis stream we're constantly reviewing, but, again, we are not aware of any threat at this time that we deem credible to this event here in times square. >> reporter: 6,000 heavily armed police officers will be deployed. more than any other time in the city's history. helicopters, camera, radiation detectors and checkpoints will help monitor the crowds along with bomb-sniffing dogs and 500 elite counterterrorism officers. >> new year's eve in new york city will be the safest place in the world to be. >> reporter: in pasadena the annual rose parade is also gearing up for the unprecedented security after the san bernardino attacks earlier this month.
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agencies joining forces with police to protect the 700,000 people expected to attend. the vegas strip on high alert with more than 300,000 people expected on the streets. police are asking partygoers to leave bags and strollers at home. here in times square, the bomb squad and a unit specializing in chemical and biological threats will sweep hotels, theaters, construction sites and parking garages and about 20,000 smartphones were handed out this year that will allow officers to quickly transmit information on david. >> all right, phillip, thanks so much. we turn to two cities on edge this morning. demonstrators protesting in chicago and cleveland over police shootings. in cleveland, activists now calling on cavalier star lebron james for support. and he did respond overnight. abc's t.j. holmes this morning with the latest. >> reporter: from the streets of
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across the state of ohio to cincinnati. >> all: rahm emanuel's got to go. >> reporter: to the front door of chicago mayor rahm emanuel. demonstrators express frustration over the killing of unarmed african-americans by police. a small but determined group braved blustery cold overnight in cleveland. >> you should be ashamed. >> reporter: upset after a grand jury refused to indict two officers in the killing of 12-year-old tamir rice. some are turning to lebron james for help pushing the #nojusticenolebron and calling on the cleveland native to sit out games in protest. lebron still played last night in denver but spoke out after the game saying, what we want more than anything is prayer and the best for the family, for anyone but for me to comment on this situation, i don't have enough knowledge about it. adding, this issue is bigger than lebron, it's bigger than me. meanwhile, in chicago, protesters are demanding mayor
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>> we have to bring our message to rahm emanuel's doorstep because i guess he didn't hear us. >> reporter: chicago on edge after two recent high-profile police-involved shootings. quintonio legrier and his neighbor bettie jones were killed by police responding to a domestic disturbance call. his father broke down on cnn. >> continue to stand there and request an ambulance assistance or some police assistance to assist my son because i know he's still alive. i see him moving but no one would reply to help my son or miss jones. >> reporter: meanwhile, the attorney for timothy loehmann, the officer who shot tamir rise told abc news the protesters have been framing this narrative all wrong. it was not about race. his client had no idea -- no way of knowing the gun tamir had was fake. more protests scheduled here today, david. >> t.j., thanks. amy. >> all right, now to a scary landing at seattle's airport.
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airlines plane that missed the runway and landed instead on the taxiway. abc's kayna whitworth has more on what went wrong. >> reporter: this morning, an investigation is under way at seattle international airport. >> alaska 27, change to runway 1-6 center. what happened to lead a flight to land on an active taxiway instead of a runway? >> it's a very serious thing when you have an airplane taking off or landing in the wrong place. >> reporter: the 737 was flying from chicago to seattle earlier this month. >> alaska 27, maintain 5,000 to establish localizer. >> reporter: the faa telling abc news the flight was originally cleared to land on a certain runway. when the crew was offered another runway for efficiency purposes something went wrong. the faa telling abc news the crew agreed to and acknowledged the clearance but landed on the aid jase sent taxiway. >> the danger is not landing on a long strip of concrete.
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somebody else might be on that >> reporter: pilots are trained to know the different markings on runways and taxiways and when you look at this it's clear to white. the taxiways in yellow. john nance was an alaska airlines pilot for 20 years and has landed at sea-tac international airport hundreds of times. >> they're going to have to ask a lot of questions about what the crew was thinking, what they were looking at, what was going on in the cockpit, et cetera, two qualified pilots just don't make this mistake for no reason. >> reporter: for "good morning america," kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. >> thank goodness no one was hurt. >> runway is always the better >> yes. good point, david. thank you. >> my deep thought for the morning if aviation expert david muir, ladies and gentlemen. >> now we want to get to the real expert, dan harris over here for the other headlines. >> good morning. we want to start with the two coastover night. the first was a 4.4 magnitude quake in southern california. it happened near san bernardino.
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been reported and a 4.9 magnitude hit near victoria, british columbia. no reports of any significant damage. also this morning, there are new concerns about oil and gas drilling in oklahoma after four earthquakes hit that state in one day. the shaking tuesday was enough to force mirrors off walls and bottles off store shelves. about 4,000 customers lost their power. authorities in turkey say they have foiled a plot by isis in ankara. police say they found suicide vests armed with bombs during a raid on a home there. two suspects now in custody. and u.s. military is accusing iran of test firing rockets near american straights in the strait of hormuz. they came within 1500 yards reportedly of the "uss harry truman." these actions were called highly provocative and only gave 23 minutes' notice. new tensions with israel this morning. "the wall street journal" reporting that the nsa spied on israeli prime minister benjamin
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communications with american lawmakers during the nuclear negotiations with iran despite president obama's promise in 2013 to cut back on eavesdropping programs that targeted our allies. finally, we showed you this at the top of the show. we'll dig deeper. perhaps the most dramatic entry into the growing world of hoverboards. mike tyson landing as you can see here flat on his back. this looks really, really painful but tyson later posted to twitter, quote, guy, i'm okay. the former heavyweight champ pointed out, during the incident he was actually riding his 7-year-old daughter's hot pink hoverboard. no word on when or if there will be a rematch. >> in our safety segment, he looks like he's stepping forward. exactly what they said you're not supposed to do. >> at least he landed on the carpet. >> always looking for the bright side. thanks, amy.
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we turn to the nfl and peyton manning now going on the offensive after an al jazeera report linking him to performance-enhancing drugs. they're now defending and clarifying their story and ryan smith as the latest. >> reporter: peyton manning's reps claiming that journalist is backtracking something she denies to us saying her team raised questions coming from 27 hours of undercover recordings with charles sly who she says is the one who named manning. this morning, peyton manning's pr rep firing back, former white house press secretary ari fleischer saying the reporter on the dark side is now backtracking and retreating correcting her own reporting using this line as evidence. >> an extraordinary claim, it raised questions whether an american sporting hero, peyton manning, is linked to performance-enhancing drugs. >> reporter: that reporter sitting down with us. >> we're not alleging anything.
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claims saying it's charles sly's assertion, not her that peyton manning's wife ashley received the banned drugs on his behalf. is it possible this hgh wasn't shipped to ashley, that peyton manning never had access? >> peyton manning knows the answer to that. i don't know. we've asked it. he hasn't answered it. >> reporter: the al jazeera reporter saying her story raises questions, many of which she says still remain. what would you want to see to complete your reporting? >> will you confirm that during 2011 and over other periods of time human growth hormone was sent to ashley manning, over what period, how much did it why? >> reporter: now, the guyer institute at the center of this responding to al jazeera's claims that sly worked there in 2011, the year that manning rehabbed and saying he was a pharmacy student with an unpaid internship in 2013 with no patient responsibilities and no affiliation with their office amy and david. >> all right, the story is not
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back to rob in st. louis with the forecast for the country for new year's eve. hey, rob. >> good morning again, david. yeah, i tell you what, most of the country including right here in missouri thankfully it's going to be dry for new year's eve, let's take a look at some of the cities you might be celebrating in. happy camp, california, new hope, oregon, celebration, florida, 71, nice there. maybe some showers across the south, though and 35 degrees and fireworks in massachusetts. it if you got it. times square ball drop, midnight around 40 degrees, dry and
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kevin: a lot of clouds at their early this morning. temperatures below the freezing mark. any moisture could be re-freezing. we start off with temperatures in the 20 statewide and should the upper 20' s today. we could be talking even mid-30' s. a little melting going on in some areas. a couple more areas of freezing drizzle. temperatures tomorrow, either side o >> those cities brought to you by macy's. not very warm here in valley park, missouri. temperatures right around freezing. so a tough go for these folks but dry weather thankfully forecast here.
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>> thank you so much, rob. we appreciate it. great reporting from out there. coming up next on "good morning america," inside the capture of the most wanted teen, ethan couch and his mother, the d.a. speaking out about her role in his run. >> the focus has been on making sure he didn't see any justice done. >> this morning we hear from the sheriff who's been on couch's trail from the very beginning. when your cold is this bad... need new theraflu expressmax. theraflu expressmax combines... maximum strength medicines available without a prescription... fight your worst cold and flu symptoms... you can feel better fast and get back to the job at hand. new theraflu expressmax.
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>> it is 7:25 on this thursday. police and emergency crews are on a crash scene in hopkinton. one lane is closed and several people are being checked out. police say all the injuries appeared to be minor. one person is dead after a crash in wakefield that also involved for on duty -- four on duty secret service agents. the driver of the second car, bruce danforth died on the scene. we' ve just learned the secret service -- from the secret service that their agent test agents suffered serious but nonlife threatening injuries. let' s check out the weather. we have a lot of snowfall yesterday. this morning, it is still a little frozen on the roadways. kevin: much more of a winter season than we have seen for the
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temperatures are still up below the freezing mark. we will remain slick initially. we will get above the freezing mark in some areas. for the north, you will be in the upper 20' s for the afternoon. starting off, we' re in the 20' s. a couple areas in the teens in northern spots. high temperatures between 28 and 36 today. passing drizzle later on tonight with a bit of a late onshore flow. once that gets by tomorrow morning, we have fair skies discard -- start the new year. if you shows now are -- she snow
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good morning, america. welcome back. you're looking live at the houston airport where the so-called affluenza teen, too spoiled to understand what he had done, ethan couch and his mother expected to land sometime later today being hauled back to the u.s. after their run to mexico. you're going to hear from the sheriff in just mopes who's been tracking them every step of the way and what he thinks they should face when they return. deadly floods killing more than a dozen and all eyes on the mississippi river where millions could be affected from illinois to louisiana and this morning, donald trump announcing he's ramping up his campaign spending saying he will spend at least $2 million a week starting january
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into high gear. >> also this morning, carrie fisher battling back body shamers online. what she's saying -- i couldn't believe some of the things said about her. >> you had an audible gasp. >> she's got a great response this morning. >> you know what, carrie fisher always has a great response. >> you and i learned that. first we begin withny details about the affluenza teen and what he and his mom were doing on the run captured in puerto vallarta of a three-week manhunt and new video giving us time. abc's matt gutman is there with the latest. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, amy. the couches seemed to be living life on a budget staying in that shabby hotel behind me shopping at the local groceries but what's so triking about that video is how at ease they seem to be in their new lives as fugitives unaware that just two hours after that video was shot, the mexican police would swoop
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this morning the first many imagine images of them on the run. in this exclusive video you see ethan couch entering this butcher shop across the street from his shabby rental. the formerly blond teen's hair dyed black. hat backwards seems at ease talking to the butcher paying for chicken in pace sos and leaving with a little wave. two days earlier his mother in that tank top tries to pay for food with u.s. dollars. she chats with the butcher who won't take the greenbacks from the texan. about two hours after this surveillance video couch is shot monday he is arrested. you see him cuffed and escorted to a cruiser and then up close in police custody. >> after 11 days of the u.s. martha shall service tracking down ethan couch we is a he's in custody. >> reporter: couch and his mother planned to disappear shortly after this video allegedly showing couch violating parole at a boozy party went viral on twitter but
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>> they had a going away party. >> reporter: taking tonya's truck to the border. >> our understanding they drove the truck down there. >> reporter: investigators confirming to abc news ethan and tonya couch used burner phones to elude detection and checked into this beachside resort los tules an a worker spotted them and tipped off authorities and tracked them to this $80 a month in old town puerto vallarta. they ate in the back. ahead the legal process takes over for the texas teen who pled guilty in 2013 to driving drunk and killing four people. couch was sentenced to probation after his legal team argued he suffered from affluenza, saying he was too spoiled to know right from wrong. authorities also hoping to charge couch's mother. >> we expect to charge her with hindering apprehension carrying two to ten years in penitentiary.
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incarcerated. >> reporter: prosecutors may get their shot pretty soon. it's expected tonya will be deported back to the u.s. as early as tonight, could even face a judge in texas tonight. but we're learning just now just moments ago papers have been filed here in mexico to try to delay ethan's return to the u.s. no word yet on whether that has been successful. david. >> matt gutman, thanks. we're joined by one of the lead investigators on the case from the beginning. tar tar tarrant county detective dee anderson. how soon will they be hauled back. >> they're still in mexico in the custody of the mexican authorities and expect within the next 24 to 48 hours to have them back here in texas. >> you have reported that the teenager and his mother had a sort of going away party before they even left. punishment now. this teenager had only ever faced probation for drunk driving killing four. what kind of punishment does he face now? >> what we're hope something
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adult court system and placed on an adult probation system which will be very, very strict and very intensive. much different than what he was under the juvenile system. probably the way it looks under the law is messed up as it is he'll probably only be able to sentence him to 120 days actually in jail under the old case but then he would be able to put him under very, very intense supervision on probation, much different than he was before. >> the potential for 120 days for the teenager in the meantime, the mom could face more jail time than the son. >> that's true. the case we're filing against her for assisting him and hindering an apprehension in texas is a felony punishable by two to ten years in the penitentiary so she could conceivably do actual prison time and we certainly will push to have her prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. >> you found them in puerto vallarta. what kind of message does this send to that community where four families are remembering
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drunk driving incident. >> yeah, i mean it's just terrible for those families. they've all been victimized all over again. they just had to all spend christmas without a loved one because of his irresponsible activities and so i know from talking to some of the family members they were very hopeful that we would catch him and bring him back to texas and let him face justice and such that it is and i know they're very relieved he's in custody and hopefully on the way back to texas soil. >> all right, sheriff anderson with us from texas this morning, sheriff, thanks so much. >> my pleasure. and there is much more ahead this morning. coming up, the other case, the "glee" star known for playing the bad boy in the series arrested in real life. what police say they found in his home. the battle of the cell phone plans ringing in the new year. free data for life? is it too good to be true? we'll tell you what the best carrier may be for your cash next. f that class, knows that it's not just about the weight;
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>> stuck on an average network join verizon and we'll cover your cost to switch. >> reporter: verizon just announcing this hot new deal, $650 and two free gigabytes of data a month for life. just for switching over. sprint is offering half off your bill if you join from another major provider. >> why wait? break free from your contract when you want and switch to t-mobile. >> reporter: t-mobile will cover all of your switching costs including early termination fees and the balance of your smartphone payments. at&t will give you up to $300 for switching. 100 bucks in bill credits, plus up to $200 for a trade in but, yes, there are caveats. you really want to read the fine print. >> you do because they're offering kind of the same deal but some of them might have extra bonuses on top. >> reporter: so how do you know what plan is best for you? there are websites that let you put these carriers up against each other to see which one works best. >> you can go through everything, the cost of the
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now to a hot trend taking over tv, the internet and the airwaves, we're talking about true crime series. the latest binge-watching sensation is netflix "making a murderer" and the docudrama has a lot buzzing. abc's david wright has the story. >> reporter: over ten episodes you can binge watch. >> i was the happiest on earth. >> reporter: netflix "making a murderer" unravels the case of steven avery. he served 18 years behind bars for a sexual assault he didn't commit only to be rearrested for murder. the series shows serious doubts about the murder case. >> it rolls out almost like a soap opera. gets people truly invested in the story and clearly feeling incredibly passionate about it. >> reporter: so much so local authorities say they have
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from people who support avery bombarding them with hostile tweets even scathing reviews on yelp. the former prosecutor practically accused of framing avery for murder sent us a point-by-point rebuttal of the filmmaker's case calling the series irresponsible adding netflix should either provide an opportunity for rebuttal or alert the viewers that the series was produced by and for the defense of steven avery. >> we feel our process was very thoughtful. we were always concerned with accuracy and fairness. >> reporter: true crime stories have been popular for years starting with "dragnet." but this new wave of true crime is different with storytellers taking sides. hbo's "jinx" resulted in new murder charges being brought against millionaire robert durst. >> one story told week by week. >> reporter: the hugely popular
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up this murder conviction of adnan. they are trial by media. >> it's a double edge sword. on the one hand it can be very powerful enforcing government officials to act. on the other hand, it can lead to overreactions depending on the situation. >> reporter: according to netflix steven avery exhausted all his appeals and no longer entitled to a court pointed lawyer and the innocence project is taking another look. in a result these true crime shows can become an ames process when you've run out of appeals. >> so true. >> all right, coming up here on "gma," thanks, david. facebook's sheryl sandberg opening up overnight. her moving and emotional message and the resolution we can all learn from in the new year. come on back. coming up, jumpstart your 2016 brought to you by planet fitness.
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noise and saw the fire on the porch just before 10:00. no people were hurt but two cats were -- died. there. kevin: template temperature drizzle, a couple of snow showers could be re-freezing. especially on on rams were all friends. some light snow showers making their way out. not a tremendous amount of clearing skies behind this. by later tomorrow we may start to see a little bit more in the way of sunshine. temperatures are well below the freezing mark. upper teens to mid 20' s this morning. a light overcast sky. a light chance for showers. we should get up to the 30' s this afternoon. a fairly light wind. a chance for a few more areas of freezing drizzle this evening.
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morning, we will break up the skies just in time to ring up the new year. temperature should be in between 25 and 35 tomorrow night. then we start a cooling trend as we go to the end of the week. clear skies friday saturday and a good part of sunday. a snow shower that could lead into colder air next week. >> we are back in about 25 announcer: one candidate tough enough to take on the bully... jeb bush: donald, you're not going to be able to insult your way to the presidency. that's not going to happen. (applause) announcer: one candidate tough enough to take on isis. jeb will destroy isis... and keep america safe. jeb bush: the united states should not delay in leading a global coalition to take out isis with overwhelming force. announcer: tested and proven leadership matters. jeb bush. right to rise usa is responsible
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and a "glee" actor arrested on suspicion of possession of child pornography. the police swooping in on the star's home and the actor now getting ready to face a day in court. wake me up carrie fisher blasts the body shamers. the star taking on the scrutiny over her age and appearance fighting back with force what she's saying now about brains versus body. i am invincible sheryl sandberg sharing a moving and emotional message now how she's coping after her tragic loss, the longtime circle of friends she's leaning on and
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the doggone debate that's got the internet in an uproar. how should pups wear pants from poodles to pugs we are settling the question live this morning. it's ruff but swuven's got to fetch an answer. all ahead as we say -- >> good morning, america. >> did you say fetch an answer? >> yes, i did. >> did you work on that all night? >> i doggone did, david. >> uh-oh. almost rocking new year's eve. look who's here. >> coconut milk, hot cocoa. >> what is that accent? >> australian. >> amazing. >> no one is going to be listening to dan and me for the rest of the show. >> dan churchill ringing in the
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coconut milk cocoa for us. taking a swig. >> thank you. while we sip on this the big question, it's causing a big uproar online. if a dog wore pants how would he wear them? i'm asking why would he wear them but maybe that's a whole other topic. the graphic all over twitter that had people talking and now look at that. we have some dogs helping us this morning. that's gatsby. >> only a dog could pull that off. with the tail showing. >> has a debate so gripped this country. >> are they pulling it off? >> i think they're -- i feel they should wear it on all four legs -- >> now you'll get everyone -- >> tweet us. let us know. >> vote for it on yahoo! we'll have much more coming up. also on top of it. big investigation, day two of our amazing half their size stories. two inspirational women changing their lives.
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you're about to see them come through the door, wow, what a message they have. >> and let's turn now to dan with the morning rundown as he ran over to the desk. nicely done. >> powered by that hot chocolate drink ha we got. thank you, guys. the big story, the flood emergency in the midwest. these floods. 13 in missouri alone. entire up tos are underwater. hundreds of additional homes and businesses are at risk. one new concern is a flooded wastewater treatment plant now the governor called in the national guard. several rivers are expected to crest at their highest level in decades. the explosive device authorities found during an anti-terror raid in turkey. two suspect isis militants have been detained accused of plotting attacks on new year's celebrations in turkey's capital city of ankara. developing story in new hampshire. four members of the secret service have been injured in a car crash. police say the driver of another car killed after crossing the
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into the car carrying the four agents. they are expected to survive their injuries. donald trump promising to spend $2 million a week on tv ads as he ramps up his attacks on hillary clinton. on his plane last night he said hillary clinton has a major problem in her own house, he was, of course, referring to the former president, bill clinton, trump accuses him of abusing women in the past. trump says his own extramarital affairs are also fair game in this campaign. this morning a star of the popular tv show "glee" has been arrested in a child pornography case. he was taken into custody on tuesday and abc's nick watt has the latest now. >> reporter: he's best known for playing puck on the hit fox show "glee." got me feeling like -- >> reporter: mark salling now 33 was arrested early yesterday on suspicion of possessing child pornography. after a search of his los angeles home by the lapd's internet crimes against children task force.
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swooped on the star's home after a tip from, quote, a concerned citizen. >> mark's career was really limping along ever since "glee." this incident really puts his career on life support. >> reporter: this is not salling's first brush with the law, in 2013 his ex-girlfriend roxanne garzaga filed suit against him alleging sexual battery. he denied the charges and recently settled for a reported $2.7 million. >> what mark has to look forward to right now is a great deal of emotional pain, a great deal of public humiliation, a great deal of expense with attorneys and publicists. >> reporter: salling was released on a $20,000 bond and is due back in court january 22nd. for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> nick, thank you. the teenager famous for using the so-called affluenza defense at his drunk driving trial could be returned to texas
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the new video shows ethan couch and his mom shopping in mexico during their tile on the run, they were tracked down after tracing a call they made to domino's pizza. finally, the magical moment first time. check it out. >> bakken. >> bacon. >> bacon. >> bacon. >> yeah. pure heaven brought to you by the pork product industry. >> i love his eyes are close like he's just taking it in like that's so good. >> to put meat on the bone. this video which is going seriously viral is of a little boy named easton enjoying his first bacon on christmas morning. we hear the kid has since moved on to pork riepdzs, cronuts and deep fried twinkies. >> i just love how it's the fastest word he's ever learned. >> went right to it. he's going to use it a lot. >> mom, what was my first word?
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let's head over to sara. >> let's take a look at what's ahead on the "gma morning menu." carrie fisher fights back. the "star wars" actress getting backlash for aging but she's firing back with force. facebook's sheryl sandberg opening up with a message and new year's resolution that can inspire us all. this women were inspired by their families to stay fit. all that and how dogs wear pants. it has the internet in an uproar live on "gma." hi, gatsby. hi, baby. hi. "gma's morning menu" is brought to you by new centrum vitamints a multivitamin you enjoy like a mint. a brand new multivitamin you enjoy like a mint.
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the original 1977 "star wars" blockbuster made carrie fisher and her altar ego princess leia the ultimate sex symbol but 40 years later the "star wars" heroine facing backlash. her age and appearance in "the force awakens" under intense scrutiny. one critic tweeting age punched carrie fisher in the face. another saying these looks old and unhealthy. >> i don't know where you get your delusions. >> reporter: the 59-year-old actress firing back with force blasting her body shaming critics on twitter. please stop debating about whether or not i aged well. it hurts all three of my feelings. my body hasn't aged as well as i have. >> half-witted scruffy looking -- >> never one to shy away from touchy subjects fisher opened up to me earlier this month about slimming down to reprise the role of leia in "the force awakens." >> you actually physically transformed for this role.
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they told me to lose weight. they told me to lose weight in the first one too was that that big of a deal? no, they want to hire three-fourths of me. >> admitting to "good housekeeping" uk looks do matter. i'm in the business where the only thing that matters is weight and appearance. that is so messed up. >> she's been vocal in saying hollywood is harder on aging actresses than it is on actors. >> i don't know who you are or where you came from. but from now on you do as i tell you, okay? >> this morning many joining fisher in the fight against online haters posting comments like you are my hero as a girl and now as a woman. and carrie fisher is like a fine wine, she only gets better with age. and i think the world needs more carrie fishers. >> absolutely. >> she says exactly what she thinks and it's just a great attitude to have and i hope more people follow in her footsteps. >> i thought she looked great in the movie.
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than three-quarters of her. >> although it's still a great line. >> she is brilliant and funny and funky. >> to someone else we love here from facebook, sheryl sandberg who is opening up about her life-changing year in a new post overnight revealing how she's coping with the sudden loss of her husband. we reported on it here but she's got quite a vision of a brighter 2016 and abc's mara schiavocampo is here with that story, mara. >> david, good morning. sandberg is best money for encouraging other to lean in. well, now she's sharing how she was able to do just that in the face of a terrible tragedy revealing her most important support system and for the first time opening up about some of her hopes for the new year. this morning, facebook executive sheryl sandberg giving her social media friends a lot to like. sharing a very personal message on her page. opening up about the difficulties of 2015 in an emotional post writing "this
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for me than ever before." eight months ago the facebook coo and disney board member lost her husband of 11 years and father of their two children, dave goldberg passing away during a family vacation at the age of just 47. sandberg called goldberg her best friend, the love of her life and a key part of her professional success as she shared in her 2011 barnard college commencement address. >> if you pick someone womening to share the burdens and the joys of your personal life you'll going to go further. >> reporter: in the post she opens up about the painful loss writing "when i first lost dave i felt like overwhelmed with just getting through each day." but sandberg says that dark time ushered in some brighter moments mainly from the support of her lifelong girlfriends. they did not just hold me as i cried they cried with me because of them, i know i am never alone." sandberg calls this kind of
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>> it's like a book club. coming together to decide what their dreams are and give each other advice all the way there. >> reporter: in the post she encourages people everywhere to build their own similar groups. we all need people who encourage us, believe in us and remind us that we are not alone. for women this kind of support can be especially important in navigating our lives and pursuing our ambitions. now sandberg is looking ahead for the first time sharing her new year's resolution to write down three joyful moments each day, joy and the ability to appreciate the gift of life in a way i never did before. a new year and a new outlook. and sand berg says there are now more than 25,000 lean in circles in more than 120 countries and 0% involved say the circle helped them tackle a new challenge. she says it's important for women because we're more prone to self-doubts and stipes you need your girlfriends to say, you can do it and they really
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>> it's a huge lesson i learned when i went through my own struggles, sara among my circle >> absolutely. >> i can't imagine what i have done without them. >> and cry with them. circle too. >> dan and me. invite us any time. >> may be invited. >> we love sheryl. great to see sheryl doing so well. another great way to jumpstart your 2016. so many resolving to get fit and we have inspiration for you this morning. two women who together lost 237 pounds. that's a lean in circle. >> yeah go they're featured in "people's" magazine new half their size and take a look. >> my name is sarah beasley and i'm 27 years old. i was always heavy growing up. i always used food as a comfort. i always had a smile on my face and everyone around me thought that i was happy. but i was struggling so much deep down inside.
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sarah soon weighed 260 pounds. >> one day i checked my kids out to the backyard to play and just about five minutes of being outside i had to sit down because i was so tired and that was my breaking point. i wanted to be a better mom and a bitter wife. >> my name is angela montanez and i'm 35 years old. my journey began when i was 10 years old. i was diagnosed with an autoimmune liver disease. doctors said if you live past 10 you won't live past 20. >> she was put on medication that helped lead to the weight gain and then tragedy. her mother died when angela was just 18. >> just kept eating and eating and eating, very depressed. i loved ice cream. i could eat pints and pints of ice cream. at my heaviest i was 245 pounds. i would walk half a block and break out into an asthma attack.
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i just couldn't take it anymore. >> two women motivated by family turning their lives around. incredible stories. we want to welcome back charlotte triggs back with us. incredible stories from "people" magazine and what is it about these two women that inspired you at people. >> they did something incredible. lost a huge amount relyinging than families. sarah wanted to be the mom she wanted to be and angela relied on her sister for the support to get through it. >> rely on it. check out the door. the before picture on the front of that door and let's give them a hearty "gma" welcome here. an incredible journey. that is stunning. well, welcome to 2016 and we want to bring you over here, both of you, sarah and angela. thanks for being here. >> thank you. >> i want to look at before
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one of them involves some of the clothing that you had before. we want to show it to everyone at home actually holding 9 pants, i believe. ho is this right here? >> there are the pants. that's the pants, right? >> yes. >> and how triumphant does it wardrobe? >> it feels amazing. >> it's got to feel amazing. >> amazing. >> and sarah, with the children, they were the ones who initially inspired you when your husband went to iraq. >> yes, they were. not being able to play with my kids just got to me and i had to make a change for them to be a better mom. >> let's show everyone at home the change right there on the table. you went from what kind of eating to what kind of eating. >> at night when i was sad and feeling lonely i went to chocolate icing when my kids went to bed. i didn't want them to see me eating it but i hid it from them. >> show us what you do now. >> and now i like to have many healthy options, if i have carbs i like to do whole foods,
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i have a miller placement shake that's full of good nutrition, shakology every morning for breakfast and it just makes my day flow better when i eat better. >> just hearing that accent makes us all feel a little better. angela, show us your change. >> yes, so i love dairy. dairy, i loved ice cream. i loved cheesecake. but it was very bad for me inflammation wise for my health so i switched it up and i love to have nut based milk like almond milk and cashew milk and mix it with a vegan protein powder and love soups in the winter. hearty, they're warm and you get that extra liquid that you really need. >> angela, thanks so much. i'm glad you've thrown away the old wardrobe and, sarah, here's to a great new year with the children playing with them the way you always wanted to. >> thank you very much. >> thank you very much. >> it's inspiration for 2016 and rob marciano in missouri for us
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hey, rob, with the forecast. >> hey, david, the river here continues to rise and we've got flood warnings posted for much of the state, the missouri and mississippi rivers will not crest for the next few days. so also looking at flood watches across parts of georgia and the carolinas. a flash flood warning for atlanta with a thunderstorm rolling through there and another couple inches over saturated ground kevin: a lot of clouds out there. still a few showers. temperatures are starting off chilly. we are below freezing. any moisture could be slick on the roads out there. we will climb into the upper 20' s and mid-30' s today. we will have more patchy, freezing drizzle later tonight.
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>> all right, let's get it back inside for a little "pop news" with saar ra. >> really, rob. >> hey, you. >> sit tight, gatsby. hold your pants on or whatever. >> keep your pants on. >> if you feel like you woke up in paradisety this morning that's because guns n' roses is getting back together. gatsby, come on. you're hurting my feelings. "billboard" is reporting axl rose and clash will reunite for the first time -- first time in more than two decades when the band headlines the coachella music and arts festival in april and it looks like they're preparing to are a summer tour, as well, promoters are said to be in negotiations for the band to play as many as 25 stadiums including the brand-new las vegas arena. start practicing your "sweet child of mine" air guitar. they're back and someone lost their pants on set here.
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>> he has pants. >> oh, this one. >> you guys, this is a story we've been waiting for. the important question we've been talking about all morning. if dogs wore pants what kind would they wear? covering all four or just two? this image is exploding online after jared keller sweeted the picture to his follower. 11,000 people responded within two hours with a rank of reactions from frustration, how can so many people be wrong? you wear pants on legs no matter how many you have to vindication. this has concerned me for a number of years. with the internet divided keller then tracked down the creator of the drawing who believes dogs don't have arms their pants should technically go on every leg. i can't believe i'm reading this and raises a good point and quite the conundrum. we have pups modeling pants and want you to have the final say on this doggone debate. head to our website at
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come here, gatsby. give me lovies. you hurt my feelings. come on. >> those are like grandpa pajama pants. >> they looked like scrubs before. what do you think? four legs or two legs. >> how about no legs? that's what i think. >> i think maybe a onesie. >> i won't be forced to choose. no way. >> the pants are coming off. >> they keep falling down. oh, look, see. >> the tail. see the hole there. >> as long as they can do their business. >> how? >> they can't. you have to take pants off. >> i go with the grandpa pants over there too. >> a little sweater vest never hurt anyone. coming up, how to organize your home for the new year with items already in your house. hi. jumpstart your 2016 brought to you by planet fitness.
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sean: good morning, everybody. police are investigating a deadly crash involving the secret service. the accident happened around 7:00 last night near wakefield hill. four on duty secret service agents were writing -- riding in a ford taurus. a mercury sable slammed into their car. they were taken to frisbee memorial hospital hospital -- where. 21-year-old kristina buswell and 35-year-old natasha meroski were
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here is a live look at meredith. it was cold overnight. there is some re-freeze overnight. kevin: temperatures are still well below the freezing mark this morning. above the freezing mark. a little melting by later on this afternoon. still a couple of light showers, flurries, or snow showers, and a couple of sprinkles in places. we should jump into the upper 20' s to the mid-30' s. overcast skies, a stray shower, and if you attempted breaks in the overcast later on this afternoon. patchy freezing drizzle later on tonight. that could make it' s like through the overnight -- it slick through the overnight hours. temperatures will go back to either side of 40. that will get us to new year'
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eve with fair skies and even into the weekend with fair skies. sean: we are back in about a half hour. cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands
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who can bring real change. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. here's to you and here's to when the day gets long [ cheers and applause ] welcome back to "gma." that is carrey underwood, of course, one of the big performers at tomorrow's new year's rockin' eve right here in times square. >> she'll perform right before the ball drop as long with nick jonas and ryan lewis, pentatonix and so many more and count down with ryan seacrest. he joins us live tomorrow morning on "gma" right here in times square. it's going to be a very long day for him. >> we always love when ryan stops by. two big bowl games kicking off tomorrow on espn, oklahoma takes on clemson in the orange bowl and michigan state against
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p.m. eastern. while we say hello to our friends back inside to sara. >> thanks, david. now to a new year's resolution for so many. controlling that clutter. sophie donelson of "house beautiful" is here with surprising and creative solutions to keep your house cloofrn. i personally say every year i'll do it and never gets done in so much about organizing but also about putting into play things you already have at home. things you enjoy and might not see enough. >> keeping budget in mind. >> exactly. you have the stuff around the house already. i love this idea this is using dish detergent and laundry detergent in prettier containers. so this is a beverage dispenser and use that around holidays for ice tea, why not put it into action and make it happen with your liquid detergent for dish washing, excuse me, for laundry and you can see where you're at and prettier to look at.
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will look better. >> that's organizing that is not fun unless you love the way your home looks afterwards. >> great uses for decorative jars which this is something that always comes in handy. you can never find them when you need them. >> or back in the cabinet. something where you get something gifted and hang on to the square but not sure what to do with it. the bathroom is a great place to beautify. you use it multiple times a day and a critical part of your morning routine and take these glass vessels which could be on your mantel or in your cabinet, soap, q-tips. >> that's a cake tray. >> cake stand is one of my favorite organizing and decorative organizational tip. in a cabinet or -- >> to go higher. >> put this in a bathroom and glass is a great option and keep it clean and add these pieces on it and even on a jewelry stand
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tears and small dishes for jewelry. >> i have a cake tray that has never been used because i don't bake. that will come in handy. what are we doing here. >> cabinets are a chore to get through. tension rods are a crazy secret trick. tension rods perfect for under the sink and hang on, let's see, great. hang on cleaning supplies like that and then, of course, for the things impossible, these -- >> pans and cutting boards. >> the whole so bang. >> i stack them so high. >> you yank one out and fall towards you. you can use them as these stanchions in between. >> so great and looks -- my cupboards do not look like this. >> these are for decorations. >> this is the perfect thing to try. just a regular plexi bend or tension rod, string two across there and just hang the ons. you avoid tissue altogether.
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>> you see what you have, they can stack and then it's just super easy and fun to decorate the re. >> where do you get a tension rod. >> hardware store. any hard ware store. >> another place like my kitchen i've never visited but i will be there soon. >> no such thing as dumb questions. this is an 18-inch or 24-inch one and go the length, the short kind. >> i don't want to miss this. this wall is something i can use. i don't have magnets and this is awesome. >> this is also great for a kitchen command center. everyone has these christmas cards or pictures they printed out. put them up. i love this idea for children's art. kids come home from preschool and use binder clips and tacks to put it up there. >> this is called washy tape, paper tape. get it at a michael's or craft store. >> thanks for spelling that out. let's send it back to rob in missouri. >> i don't know where that is either. thanks, sara.
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that are right around the freezing mark here but there is a spot, a corner of the u.s. where it will be above average, maybe record-breaking. that's florida, orlando, 85. 72 in macon. 76 in wilmington. out to the west chilly and parts of socal, more in the way of mountain snow, 25 in denver, 53 in nashville. flurries and accumulations across chicago with a pulse of snow getting into the great lakes. kevin: a lot of clouds out there early this morning. as we work through the day, we will have a couple of stray showers. we will try to see the clouds break apart a bit. >> this weathercast is brought to you by mercedes-benz. amy, back up to you. >> all right, rob. thanks so much. we are here now with actor
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golden globe nomination for his role as a conniving real estate broker in "99 homes." they're trying to scam the government as the real estate bubble bursts around them. take a look. >> you go to church? >> sure. >> only 1 in 100 is going to get on that ark, son and every other poor soul is going to drown. i'm not going to drown. >> and michael shannon joins us now. thank you for being with us. >> thanks, amy. >> congratulations on the golden globe nomination as well as a lot of oscar buzz surrounding this role. >> it's pretty exciting. it's been a while. the last time that happened was "revolutionary road" so it would be nice to have it again. >> we're all rooting for you. you play a florida real estate mogul who makes a fortune evicting families from their home. how difficult was this role to
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>> it was very difficult for a variety of reason, number one, i don't really know much about real estate. i wasn't a huge real estate aficionado beforehand so i had to learn the lingo and all that. and it's also a very sad situation, but it's one that you kind of have to confront head on. i think rick is a survivalist. he's just trying to figure out how to use the system to his advantage. and despite how sad the story is, i had to keep track of that. >> yeah, the movie is so powerful and it's resonated with so many americans who literally lived through it and watching the movie, i understand people have come up to you and given you their business cards. >> yeah, there have been screenings where people -- a lot came up and told me they survived foreclosures or started organizations to try and deal with this situation and it's just a very powerful feeling when you make a movie that is
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isn't just superheroes flying around in the sky. >> we're used to seeing you play intense, dark characters. you've changed things up a bit starring alongside seth rogen and joseph gordon-levitt in the comedy "the night before." a little change of pace for you. >> it was a lot of fun and came out of the clear blue sky. i wasn't expecting it but called me up and said they wanted me to do it and, you know, honestly i had a little history in improv, i'm from chicago and did some improv so it was fun to get to flex that muscle. >> you know what was fun seeing you flex your muscle in an ugly christmas sweater. was that required attire or -- >> here's the story with that sweater. so they sent something out saying the dress code was ugly christmas sweater and i took it very seriously and then all the rest of the cast showed up in fancy suits. i was the only one that showed
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but i brought my little sister and she had the same sweater on. alone. >> it was a bonding moment for us. >> i feel like this is an easy transition to go from that sweater to whether or not -- i wanted you to weigh in on the debate we're having how a dog should wear pants. in he thoughts. >> well, i saw the diagram. i think if it's four-legged pants then the belt goes -- wipeds up going around the -- i don't know if i can say it on network television, the, you know, someplace you probably don't want a belt rubbing up against so i think -- >> i hadn't thought of that but now that you point that out, that is an accurate thought that we should consider. dog. >> yeah, yeah. michael shannon, thank you for being a good sport. we appreciate it. >> no problem, amy. >> love the sweater. always. >> "99 homes" in theaters nationwide. >> see the dude's perspective where the belt goes. that.
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film wowing so many with its death-denying stunts. check it out. abc's nick watt got a close look at one of them. >> six seconds. fly or die. >> reporter: this, my friends, is not cgi. there are no safety wires. filmed for "point break" but totally real. >> wingsuit proximity flying which is the most dangerous activity human beings partake in. i do genuinely believe it is the single most dangerous stunt that's ever been filmed in history, period. >> reporter: if jeb corliss says it is, then believe him. he's a b.a.s.e. jumper and he's cheated death more times than he can remember. >> you can't allow the fear of something which is completely
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you from living your dreams. >> reporter: he was technical coordinator on "point break." a rework of the swayze/reeves movie. so many that the credits roll for 14 minutes. we met in l.a. at a skydiving tunnel and the closest i will get to jumping out of a plane in it feels exactly like that. >> except you don't have the fear. >> exactly. >> reporter: weightlessness in liberating although i am a truly ungainly flying lump. quite enough of that. back to this. >> i mean there's a scene where a guy is this high off the ground flying at 120 miles an hour. >> obviously don't try this at home with grandma's drapes around your shoulders. these guys have around 17,000 sky dives each and decades of practice before they risk their lives like this. >> there's something special
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style of filmmaking and do just the gnarliest stunts ever. >> reporter: for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. "dudefood" goes healthy. people are tweeting saying what is the name of the chef there earlier? he's back. dan churchill with new year's recipes cooking up just for "gma."
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people asking who was that chef earlier. dan church hill back with us. good to have you as new year's approaches. helping us get through the holidays. he's like how is your cooking? that's why you're here. what do you got? >> so we're doing obviously festive season, want to keep it still clean going into the new year but, you know, make sure we look after our wallet so starting off with we'll do puree. right. everybody is like, whoo! we have ground turkey, mate, combined with onions, carrot, just roll them into balls and cool for the kids in the family. get them around, look at you. you're a pro. >> you don't need an australian accent for this. >> and so from that we just get our chickpea puree which i combined chickpea, some lemon juice, olive oil, salt aen nd --
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cookbooks "the healthy cook" and "dudefood." these are just for "gma" this morning. >> just for you guys. and all you do is that and completely -- a little bit of love from this, do this and you can -- >> i'll do that. >> you keep going. >> we'll sprinkle that. all the tee at tricks and -- >> theatrics? welcome to "gma." so there's your first little number. >> i want a hot one. >> a hot one. >> make sure to get a little bit of chickpea puree. >> the turkey is 97% protein, so a perfect way to start the new year. over here my next level fresh tacos. so you like that. >> notice how quickly amy came over to join us. >> yeah, i don't like food. >> you can't start without it. so what we've got instead of using a taco shell we're using a lettuce cup.
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after festive season, those things left over so simply grab that with a bit of dock mole la. >> yeah. >> wow! you guys are too easy. >> yeah. >> combine that with some celery, onion, a little bit of tomato and after the festive season again you always have some leftover meat left in your fridge, really cool to have the use of that, just lying around. >> what is tomato? >> tomato. sorry, tomato. my apologies. how is my accent? am i doing all right? >> more. >> half the audience is perfectly happy with tomato. >> i love it. by having a lettuce cup it's carb-free so you're using fat predominantly as your fuel source as opposed to carbs. that's why you're burning more energy from that. >> those carrots are amazing. >> alternative to having chip,
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chuck some spices spread over a board and roast them on yogurt and much more colorful and more pigment means more nutrition and much more flavor. >> to get the recipes go to an yahoo. dan, great to have you. >> thanks, guys. >> can you help us with the accent during the break. >> we'll work on it. thanks, guys. bryan cranston and cast of "trumbo" opening up about their new film. is the economy rigged? well, the 15 richest americans acquired more wealth in two years than the bottom 100 million people combined. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultra-rich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages
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welcome back. award seasons is in full swing and "trumbo" getting major buzz and bryan cranston, helen mirren and diane lane are opening up about their roles. >> many questions can be answered yes or no only by a moron or a -- in the film "trumbo" bryan cranston stars as dalton trumbo,
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jailed for alleged communist ties in 1950. how much did you know about dalton trumbo before the film. >> going in, i knew a cursory amount. in doing the role i was afforded the chance to really dig in. >> reporter: i met cranston and co-stars helen mirren and diane lane in the very room where studio heads drew up the infamous hollywood blacklist which targeted so-called communist sympathizers, lane plays cleo trumbo's fiercely loyal wife. >> since prison you don't talk or ask. >> after being jailed, he became imperious. >> oh, go on. >> reporter: oscar winner mirren is hedda hopper who could tore a pen. >> whisper a movie you've written in secret. maybe i've even heard of it. >> hedda hopper, not exactly
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>> oh, i don't know. i think she would be quite fung to have a pedicure with actually. a lot of gossip. >> is it fair to call her a villain. >> i think it's fair to call her the villain of this piece. of course, in her eyes and in the eyes of the majority of america at the time she was the heroine. >> reporter: i met trumbo's real-life daughters consulted for the film. >> we knew that he could not write under his own name, but because it seemed so unjust it was also difficult to understand why. >> at the same time, our parents were such models of strength and togetherness as a family -- >> i don't think he thought of himself as a hero to fight the fight. he defended himself and i think anyone would do that. >> reporter: for "good morning america," deborah roberts, abc news, new york. >> thank you, deborah. "trumbo" is in theaters right now.
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name. joining us to settle a big debate how should a dog wear pants on all fours legs or just two. here's what you had to say, 18% said four legs. i was one of those. 82% said just the hind legs. >> all right. we want to thank everyone for weighing in and joining us. david will have updates on the latest stories on "world news tonight" not including the dogs. >> thanks, everybody. see you back here tomorrow.
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sean: it is 8:50 six. police are investigating a deadly crash involving the secret service in wakefield. the accident happened last night on route 16. four on duty secret service agents were riding in a for tourist when a mercury sable crashed into their car. the driver of the mercury, 40 five-year-old bruce danforth, died on the scene. two passengers in his car, 21-year-old kristina buswell and 35-year-old natasha meroski, were also injured. fire destroyed a home in raymond last night, leaving three people homeless. the homeowner heard a crackling noise and found fire on the porch after 10:00. no people were hurt, but two cats died. the cause is under investigation. another chilly start to our day. kevin: still, flakes flying
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they continue to press through the lakes region. for all intents and purposes, a lot of this accumulation begins to wind down this morning. another system moves in later on this evening. temperatures will fall back below the freezing mark in a lot of areas and we could be seeing more patchy freezing drizzle overnight. mixed showers give way to sunshine tomorrow afternoon. from there, mainly clear skies. the next big change coming as a sunday. we have an edge of even colder air as we start early next week. highs only in the 20' s by monday. sean: bundle up.
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