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good morning, america. this morning, hazardous weather. strong winds lashing the midwest. the damage left behind. now moving east. the alerts from georgia to maine. and heavy rains for the west. our weather team tracking it all for the start of this busy travel week. breaking overnight. signs of hope. signals which may be from a missing argentine submarine just detected in the search to find the vanished vessel. the u.s. navy's most sophisticated rescue system now deployed. to fight this race against time. pastors and politics. the group opposing alabama senate candidate roy moore. >> there is nothing christian about the policies >> pointing to what they call his extremist values.
and those accusation of sexual misconduct.how his campaign cof grown since the scandal broke. hollywood star under fire. lena dunham taking heat for defending writer murray miller, who is accused of sexual assault by actress aurora perrineau. overnight, dunham's change of heart and her apology. and good morning, america. happy sunday. we're so glad you could join us. we want to get to the top story. the nasty weather impacting the east coast right at the beginning of this busy travel week. >> a look at the map. the storm stretching from georgia to maine. already 72 wind damage reports. across eight states. one confirmed tornado in indiana, where the storm knocked out power for thousands and closed down businesses. >> speaking of indiana, we want to show you some pictures out of that great state. a giant tractor trailer toppled
over here. and a steeple leaning sideways on top of a church. as the storm marches eastward, questions about the impact on thanksgiving travel. here's rainy shot of philadelphia international airport. >> i believe the weather term for that is gross. let's check that out with rob marciano. >> gross. our actual meteorologist, who is tracking the storm. >> i concur. it's gross. you saw the camera at the philly airport shaking. the winds are making it feel that much more gross out there. the weather map certainly shows that. yesterday, flat out nasty with damaging winds. as we have been mentioning. this stuff out of tennessee, out of nashville. winds gusting to 50 miles an hour. knocking down trees, power lines. structural damage, as well. that's just the tennessee valley. you go back in through indiana. we had the ef-0 tornado come through. thousands of people without power there. and a little calmer today. but, it's going to be much, much colder. we're seeing the snow filter in
here and the wind alerts and storm alerts. flood warnings across parts of ohio are scattered across the northeast. between the wind, snow, and rain, it's difficult travel both on land and in the air. >> robert, thank you. we'll come back to you. as we said this weather arrives as the thanksgiving travel rush is well under way. >> abc's erielle reshef is at the newark international airport. to tells you how things are looking so far. what is your perspective so far? >> reporter: hey, good morning, paula and dan. travel is starting to quickly ramp up. here at newark airport, so far, so good, safe to say. as rob mentioned, the severe weather across the country. you're going to want to check with your carriers before heading to the airport. the tech company air help says an estimated 28.5 million people are expected to take to the skies over the 12-day thanksgiving holiday period. the busiest day for travel in the air is the sunday after thanksgiving.
as for the tens of millions traveling the roads, waze predicts this tuesday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and wednesday 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. are the worst times to be on the roads. the busiest time to flee the family after the holiday is november 27th between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. waze says they always see a significant spike for grocery stores at 11:00 a.m. on thanksgiving day. if you forget the cranberry sauce, you'll have some company on the roads. >> i might forget to get more than that. >> thank you, erielle. >> that, and to flee the family. >> we're already talking about fleeing the family. >> thank you, again, to erielle reshef. now, to what could be new signs of hope in the hunt for a submarine that disappeared off the coast of argentina on wednesday with 44 people aboard. >> emergency signals have reportedly been detected now. this as the u.s. navy sends in
its most sophisticated rescue systems. and abc's stephanie ramos is on the story in our washington bureau. stephanie, good morning to you. >> reporter: dan and paula, good morning. it has been four days since the naval submarine "ara san juan" first went missing. while there's been no visible sign of the crew, it looks as though they may be trying to reach out for help. this morning, there are new signs of hope as authorities desperately search for 44 crew members on board a missing argentinian submarine. seen here, before it vanished. emergency signals believed to have come from the submarine have been detected. argentine officials say seven failed satellite calls were picked up. this, as one of the u.s. navy's most sophisticated underwater rescue systems travels to argentina to help look for the sub. >> the problem here, although the navy is sending its best rescue gear, if you don't know where the submarine is, you can't effect that rescue. >> reporter: one system can save up to six people at a time.
and reach a sunken submarine at depths of 850 feet. no one appears to know exactly where the submarine is. it's been missing since wednesday. the argentine navy says it lost contact with the decades old sub while it was on a routine trip from a base in ushuaia on the southern tip of the continue intercept to its home base. one theory is that a fire may have knocked out power, cutting off their communication system. this is not the first submarine to go missing. august 2000, the russian nuclear submarine "kursk" sank after an exer side, killing over 100 sailors. in 1968, the "uss scorpion" sank beneath the atlantic ocean with 99 crewmen. and two nuclear torpedos. why it went down is still unknown. with the u.s. navy's two
undersea rescue systems on the way to argentina to look for the submarine, everyone involved is hoping for a different and positive outcome. dan and paula? >> stephanie, thank you. let's bring in retired marine colonel steve ganyard. he's an abc news analyst. you saw him in stephanie's piece. we have more questions for you, in.ve. do you think these repord satellite communications could really be from the missing sub? to you, is this an optimistic sign? >> i don't know, dan. i'm a little bit suspect. when did they come in? right after the sub was reported missing? did they come in yesterday? if this submarine tried multiple times and tried different bases, did nobody pick up the phone? how could that be? in a lot of ways this reminds me of malaysian air flight 370. there was a lot of rumor, inknew when -- innuendo. and unfortunately, incompetence.
in a lot of ways, unfortunately, this rescue mission mirrors that. >> we're going on four days. realistically, how long could people survive on a submarine once it's been distressed or disabled underwater? >> that's a two-part idea. if it's underwer. this is what's called a diesel electric submarine. so it's an older design. the diesel engine recharges the batteries. they can only stay underwater with those batteries for about 36 hours. if that submarine is still underwater, there is not much hope left. >> if, though, the sub has surfaced. unquestionably, they'll deal with extreme weather conditions. if the sub has somehow surfaced, is it possible it hasn't been detected yet? >> it is possible. if they are on the surface, they would be quite uncomfortable, as you note, the weather is very bad. the seas are high. but they could survive. they have enough food and water. as long as they have oxygen, they can bob around and wait for a rescue. the p-8 airplanes that the u.s.
navy has sent have very sophisticated radars. they're designed to pick up submarines on the surface. with those p-8s in action, i think we have the best shot today to find the submarine, if it's on the surface. >> we're holding out hope that the 44 members of that crew will be found alive. steve, thank you for your analysis this morning. we want to move to the latest on the sexual misconduct allegations that are rocking the senate race in alabama. >> this weekend, faith leaders gathering in birmingham to condemn the republican candidate, roy moore. who, as you know, has been accused of having sexual misconduct with a minor. david wright is covering the story from the white house this morning. david, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, dan and paula. the outcome of this open senate seat smack in the middle of the bible belt matters to the white house. it comes at a time when institutions across the country are grappling with the abuse of the patriarchy. one liberal pastor is calling this contest a battle for the is
out of the nation. in alabama, plenty of religious conservatives still have faith in judge roy moore. even after at least eight women have accused him of inappropriate behavior. including allegations of sexual assault. most say they were teenagers at the time. moore vehemently denies he's guilty of any such thing. >> they're not only untrue, but they have no evidence to support them. >>eporter: a growing number of liberal preachers are calling the republican senate candidate out. more than 50 pastors have signed a letter declaring him unfit for office. >> what is happening right now in alabama matters for the soul of the nation. just like the march cross the edmund pettis bridge mattered. >> reporter: on saturday, the former head of the north carolina naacp, addressed an anti-moore rally in birmingham. >> he's been empowered by folks like steve bannon, and white nationalists and white supremacists.
>> reporter: moore's campaign is raising big bucks off the controversy. record reportedly collecting more donations since the scandal broke than in the six weeks since he won the primary. the white house is very interested in the race. they're keeping close tabs on it through intermediaries. steve bannon, the president's former chief strategist, is one of roy moore's biggest supporters. paula? >> in that race, the election just around the corner. the 12th of december. david, before we let you go, one more question. we learned that the president son don jr. had an encounter with a russian banker in may at an nra dinner. what can you tell us? >> reporter: we can confirm the meeting took place. they had a brief conversation at the dinner. went back to their separate tables. why this matters is that investigators are trying to piece together what contact high-level trump associates may have had with russians during the campaign.
this banker is someone that has been reported to be one of the people trying to set up a direct meeting between putin and trump. dan and paula? >> all right, david, thank you very much. >> let's bring inopoulos, who h week" later this morning. good morning. >> good morning, guys. >> let's talk about roy moore. the front page of "the birmingham news" says stand for decency, reject roy moore. it goes on to endorse the democratic rival. doug jones. so given all of the pressure roy moore is facing here, there's quite a lot of pressure, could he still pull out a win? >> well, alabama is still a very republican state. there's still a chance. roy moore's core supporters stand in defiance of the establishment. you're seeing the establishment speak out against roy moore there. you have the major newspapers. the republican leadership in the senate right now saying, they can't work with roy moore. the president is a bit of a question mark. he has said that roy moore should step aside if the
allegations are true. he and the white house have not come down one way or the other on if the allegations are true. seven different women have come forward now. even the attorney general says the allegations are credible. the president hasn't yet taken a stand on that right now. the latest polling, one poll shows doug jones, the democrat, does have a lead. but i think that's just one piece of the evidence. the election is still 3, 3 1/2 weeks away. anything can happen there. >> they seem to be getting a record number of donations since the scandal broke. the republicans desperately looking for the first legislative win of the year. the house passed the tax bill this week. they have passed the baton to the senate. you have susan collins on the show today. she could realistically kill the bill. what are the odds of passage? >> they can only lose two senators. senator collins says she has a lot of problems with the bill. she doesn't like that they have included the repeal of the obamacare mandate in the bill. she doesn't like the estate tax.
she doesn't like the fact that this could cause medicare cuts in the future. will that be enough for her to say no to the bill? that's one of the questions i'm going to ask her. she's not the only one with real questions out there right now. you have senator john mccain. senator bob corker both concerned about the process and the deficit. another senator, ron johnson, of wisconsin, says he doesn't like the way the tax cuts for small businesses are structured. you lose three senators, the bill doesn't go anywhere. one of the big, big problems. a couple of problems for the bill. as it stands is that it's tremendously unpopular. this would be the most unpopular tax bill ever put before the congress right now. a huge problem. number two would be, in their attempt to try to keep the deficit numbers down, they have made the corporate tax cuts permanent but the individual tax cuts temporary. that's drawing the fire of people like senator collins as well. weighed against that, republicans need a win. they need a win going into the midterms. there's a lot of pressure for the entire party to hold together. >> really high stakes here for everybody.
thank you, george. >> thanks, george. >> i want to remind everybody, george has a big show this morning. he'll speak with maine senator susan collins. he'll have more on the debate over sexual harassment now rocking washington. all coming up on "this week." right here on abc. >> thanks again, george. time to check in with ron claiborne. >> i'm wearing my glasses as an homage to you. >> well, thank you. i'm wearing minias an homage to you. >> dan? >> i pay homage to no one. we begin in pennsylvania. new kensington police are releasing a photo of a suspect wanted for killing a police officer friday night. police say 29-year-old rahmael holt shot officer brian shaw just outside of pittsburgh. they believe they have found the vehicle involved. police warn he is considered armed and dangerous.
and in zimbabwe, a short time ago, an official announcing that the long-time ruler, robert mugabe, will be removed frohe'l president that he, mugabe, had fired. the 93-year-old led the country since its independence in 1980. and speaking at a forum in canada, the top u.s. general in charge of the stra teejishic air command said he could deny an order to launch nuclear weapons by president trump if it's deemed illegal. he would come up with strike options that are legal. and the command would control u.s. nuclear weapons. in florida, news that y is condition. hospitalized with multiple organ failure. the 67-year-old former teen idol was taken to a ft. lauderdale area hospital last wednesday. his family is at his bedside. earlier this year, he revealed
he's battling dementia. and in massachusetts, watch as a car goes barrelling through a convenience store. look at that. slamming through the shelves. knocking down everything in its way. before finally coming to a stop inside the store. amazingly, no one was injured. some twinkies were hurt. >> twinkies are invincible. >> the one way to destroy a twinkie. finally, in toledo, ohio, drivers had to do a double take. they didn't have to. they may have. when they saw traffic was blocked friday afternoon. check it out. this was scooby. a 1-year-old camel who escaped from his fenced-in home and went for a walk around the neighborhood. the animal was roaming for an hour and a half before someone alerted the owner, who led scooby back home. >> scooby, scooby-doo, where are you? >> that's a camel, not a dromedary, right? dan, you're the expert.
>> a dromedary? >> a dromedary has one hutch or two? >> i don't know. >> a camel or a dromedary? >> let's call it a camel. >> but i'm no dromedary expert. >> i'm waiting for a strange guy to pop out of the bushes. you meddling kids. >> from a meteorological perspective, do you have anything to say about the camel? >> or the dromedary. >> or the dromedary. >> i don't. >> but you something to say about the weather. let's go meteorite. check it out. fireball in the sky. >> look at that. >> yeah. lapland, finland. >> is that real? rather wet right now across the
northeast. these winds are going to continue to pour through tomorrow morning. we're going to see lake effect snow that will pile up 6 inches or more in some spots. this cold air filters down st. louis looking at wind chills today in the 30s, 20s and teens tomorrow morning across the northeast. so it's going to be chilly. time fornow for your local forecast. >> good morning, everyone. i'm meteorologist chris sowers with this accuweather update. we've cleared out nicely now. let's get you outside. we had a couple of leftover showers around 5:00, 6:00 this morning, but now as we look live, we see mainly clear conditions. the big concern continues to be the winds. wind advisory remains in effect until 4:00 this afternoon. 52 degrees by around midday, 1:00 or so, and then the numbers pull back. wind chills by this evening are
down into the 30s. >> george jetson. >> we were talking about scooby. scooby the camel. >> just quickly. want to correct the record. a dromedary is a one-humped kind of camel. just so you know. >> save us. i ha you're going to love this one. tens of thousands of kids age out of foster care without finding their forever home never too late for family. >> all i know is she always be there. >> reporter: a normal school day in beaumont, texas, changed bennie and anthony's lives forever. on teacher and student. >> he was an ideal student. a model student. >> repficially, a mother and son. >> not many kids my age get adopted. >> reporter: it's a big commitment. a decision bennie is confident of. >> i have a son.
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cleared . nasty out there raini heavily when i came into work and now skies are bright and blue. strong gusty winds, 52 degrees and falling after middays. wind chills are into the 30s right before sunset gusting as high as 40-45 miles per hour. tomorrow mostly sunny. thanksgiving looks nice mostly sunny with a high of 45. >> that's it for action news right now. we'll be back in about a half hour. now good morning america. i'm nydia han. hope you have a great day.
and we do want t and we do want to welcome you back to "gma." happening right now. signs of hope. reports of emergency signals believed to have come from the missing argentine submarine with 44 crew members on board. the u.s. this morning is stepping up efforts to help find the sub, as are several other countries. they're using sophisticated underwater rescue equipment to help scour the ocean. also happening this sunday, honda is recalling some 900,000 odyssey minivans because the second row seats can tip forward if not properly latched. the company says it has received 46 reports of injuries. the model years being recalled are from 2011 to 2017. and buckingham palace released a new photograph of queen elizabeth and her husband, prince philip, on the eve of their 70th wedding anniversary. >> wow.
>> the couple is expected to celebrate the platinum anniversary. i didn't know there was such a thing. >> yes. >> they're going to have a private dinner with their children and grandchildren at windsor castle. >> i love the royals. and i love the romance of the royals. i love that they've been married for so long. >> how many years do you have to go to get to platinum? >> i think this is like airline status. 61 years to go. >> you're almost there, dan. >> yeah. really close. first, how actress lena dunham is trying to backtrack. >> best known for creating the hit show "girls" has spoken out against harvey weinstein, but now she's facing criticism for defending one of her show's writers accused of sexual assault. eva pilgrim is in studio with more. eva, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. another hollywood power player facing accusations. this morning, it's the woman who for a moment defended him making headlines. "girls" star and self-proclaimed
feminist lena dunham slammed for defending a man accused of sexual assault. now apologizing. >> i think that i may be the voice of my generation. >> reporter: she's been one of the most vocal in support of women coming forward with allegations of sexual misconduct. until this week. "equals" and "passengers" actress aurora perrineau telling "the wrap" friday after filing a police report that she was attacked by murray miller in 2012, when she was 17. after a night of drinking. saying, at some point, i woke up in murray's bed naked. he was on top of me having sexual intercourse with me. at no time did i consent to any sexual contact with murray. >> it's not totally clear why the report came out now. we do know that this was something she's been thinking about for awhile. >> reporter: murray miller worked on "king of the hill." and "american dad." he's one of the writers on dunham's hbo show. the actress originally standing by miller, issuing a statement with co-show runner jenny
connor, saying -- while our first instinct is to listen to every woman's story, our insider knowledge of murray's situation makes us confident that sadly, this accusation is one of the 3% of assault cases that are misreported every year. dunham, immediately seeing backlash online. women like asia argento, one of the first women to come forward about harvey weinstein, tweeting, you wrote me an e-mail of support a few weeks ago, and now you defend a rapist? >> she's been very outspoken before with believing victims. now in a case that involves her friend, she's saying we shouldn't take the victim at her word. >> reporter: dunham doing an about face. reversing course, issuing an apology for her initial support of miller. tweeting, i naively believe i had it was important to share my perspective on my friend's situation. we regret this decision with every fiber of our being. every woman who comes forward deserves to be heard, fully and completely. and our relationship to the accused should not be a part of the calculation anyone
making when examining her case. i believe you is essential. meanwhile, miller's attorney denies the allegations. against the "girls" writer, saying he looks forward to sharing all evidence and information with any and all authorities seeking the truth in this matter. and, an important conversation to have this morning. >> we said it before. we're in an important, complex moment in our culture. thank you. >> thanks, eva. back to rob for the weather. >> an important weekend and week for ski resorts. about a foot of snow in 12 hours early this week. more so on the way as this system comes on board. a little bit of wind with it as well. elevations for the snow is a little bit on the high side but it will build a base there. locally 4-plus inches of rainfall. around the rest of the country we're looking at fairly tranquil conditions. looking ahead towards turkey day, turkey texas of course, 70
degrees. pie town new mexico, cranbury, new jersey will be a little bit chilly. that's a quick check of what's happening nationally. >> good morning, everyone. meteorologist chris sowers. gusty winds continue, the wind advisory remains in effect until 4:00 p.m. the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, 52 today and falling. >> i'm just hungry now, dude. >> can we point out that rob is wearing his brown suit for like the eighth day in a row after getting teased for it? by the way, he likes it because if he spills gravy on it on thanksgiving, no stain. >> he has four of the same suit. >> nope, same one. yet to be dry-cleaned. >> i think you should stop harassing him. >> i'm saluting him for his sartorial bravery.
>> that was harassment. >> consistency, too. >> gentle ribbing. because i love the man. >> you look great, rob. >> always, always. he could wear anything. a viking suit. coming up, high-flying acts, scaling a high-rise for the perfmance at the amas can she pull this off tonight? >> i just want to know, rob. never mind. enriched body lotion, the unique formula with nourishing almond oil leaves skin smoother moisturized for 24 hours. enjoy smoother skin and now try new oil infused lotions
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and honored. and then, the fact that i'm hosting kind of takes that to another level. >> reporter: pink and kelly clarkson opening the show in a highly anticipated performance. >> the pink performance seems impossible, that she would top anything she's done before. i do believe this year that will happen. >> reporter: pink planning to scale a skyscraper. >> this is, by far, the craziest, most insane thing, i have ever attempted to do. >> reporter: giving fans a sneak preview in her rehearsal friday night. >> pretty amazing. she's up there dancing on the side of the building. ♪ i've been running through the jungle ♪ >> reporter: selena gomez, another performance to watch for. her first since undergoing a kidney transplant. >> i think people will be there rooting for her. i will be. this is the first big performance since getting back with justin bieber. who knows if he'll be in the audience cheering for her. hopefully. >> reporter: and vocal powerhouse christina aguilera singing a tribute to whitney houston. for the 25th anniversary of the film, "the bodyguard."
as for the awards themselves, bruno mars leading the pack with eight nominations. >> bruno mars is inescapable. think he'll come home with the prize. >> reporter: competing for the top prize of artist of the year with ed sheeran, kendrick lamar, and the change smokers. all of those follow with the second most nominations with five each. the list of performers goes on an on. lady gaga, nick jonas, and imagine dragons are performing. >> the consensus on the desk is that bruno mars is generating the most exciting -- >> he's so compelling. >> he is so good. >> remember the super bowl from a couple of years ago? >> thank you, marci. she's sitting there waiting for us to shut up. >> she's listening. captivated. >> that's what they're saying in the control room. as a reminder, catch the american music awards here on abc at 8:00 eastern. coming up, the advice for
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this year. every pet is a star. we all love our animal friends. i got the chance to meet some of the most famous animals in the world at petcon. the event that brings together the world's most influential and social savvy pets. and you can bet some of these dogs and cats have more followers than many small cities. oh. well, you want to talk, too? ♪ >> this is the first ever official petcon. we have over 30 celebrity pets. that flew in from all over the u.s. and canada to attend. >> she needs to be loving all the time. >> reporter: she's become so famous, she has fans that stop you on the streets? >> every single walk. when people visit new york city. besides seeing the statue of liberty, they want to see her. >> we have hamlet. he flew in from l.a. new york does not allow pigs as pets to enter the city. we had to go ahead and work some magic. >> reporter: it gives new meaning to the term, when pigs fly. >> yes. >> reporter: goodness, gracious. look at this face. tell me the story of oscar and
him be >> some gentlemen-- genetic factors led to that. it's fun to share the fact that a blind animal can be a perfect pet, as well. >> reporter: would you say your? >> they're going to be. in a year, they're going to be able to sniff for cancer. >> reporter: if cats have nine lives, how many lives do these dogs have? >> oh, my gosh, about a thousand. >> reporter: you think about all the pets i met. louboutina is the hugging dog of new york. people come from other countries to come see her. it's insane. some pets have, like, 2 million followers. >> and the owners make a lot of money from the social following. >> that's why people go to petcon. day two is today. find out how to make your pet famous. >> i have an overweight cat named steve. i'm going to try to make him famous. >> let's talk about the ice cream. lots to look forward to for thanksgiving. salt and straw providing us their pints. we have sweet potato casserole ice cream. salted carmel turkey.
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