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good morning, america. dead heat. a brand-new national poll shows ted cruz and donald trump tied as trump takes aim at jeb bush. >> this guy, why doesn't he just give up, go home. go home. go home to mom. >> and hillary clinton trying to avoid another upset striking a pose in "vogue" just two days until the next big showdown. breaking overnight, president obama will travel to cuba, the first president to visit in more than 80 years and the huge events in the works in havana from major league baseball to beyonce. the 18-year-old arrested posing as a doctor accused of treating patients now out on bail speaking out to abc news. the question that made him do this. kanye west caught on a hot mike. the talent's temper tantrum backstage at "snl." >> by 50%, dead or alive. >> what led to this epic
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meltdown. good morning, america. happy thursday. want to meet a couple who can keep a secret? take a look at them right now. over a month they kept it. those winners in florida, the powerball lottery, $528 million check. >> even from their children. >> even from their children. >> wow. >> what else are you keeping from mom and dad? >> well, somebody out there is keeping an even bigger secret. search still on for the third winning ticket. >> anyone, anyone? >> i wish. >> we have a lot to get to this morning. we begin with the race for the white house. it is "your voice, your vote." just two days till the south carolina republican primary and donald trump is leading there. but take a look at this new national poll showing ted cruz and donald trump virtually tied. abc's tom llamas has the latest from charleston, south carolina. good morning, tom. >> reporter: amy, donald trump up early this morning tweeting
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about that new national poll saying, there are several other polls where he's still in the lead. but the media wants to focus on this one. this as senator ted cruz goes after trump and senator marco rubio with a key endorsement. >> ladies and gentlemen, if we elect marco rubio, every day will be a great day in america. >> reporter: this morning senator marco rubio with an early victory in south carolina picking up the endorsement of governor nikki haley. >> she embodies for me everything i want the republican party and the conservative movement to be about. >> reporter: but this political marriage in south carolina not impressing donald trump. >> she's very, very weak on illegal immigration. you can't have that. >> reporter: her endorsement a hit with jeb bush. >> she's a great person. i'm disappointed she didn't endorse me. >> what do you think it means for the governor? >> thanks, guys. >> reporter: trump offering bush advice. >> this guy, why doesn't he just give up, go home, go home, go home to mom.
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got to go home to mommy. >> reporter: trump may no longer be the king of the hill of a new national poll shows senator cruz has caught up. >> for the first time in many months, there's a new national front-runner on the republican side. >> reporter: trump and cruz in a war on the campaign trail that may end in a courtroom. trump threatening to sue cruz over this ad. >> i am pro-choice in every respect. >> reporter: cruz daring trump to take him to court. >> donald, i would encourage you if you want to file a lawsuit, challenging this ad, claiming it is defamation, file the lawsuit. >> reporter: later cruz striking a very different note at a town hall. >> you know, i just called to say i love you. i just called to say i care. >> reporter: now senator ted cruz says that's how he leaves voice mails for his wife. though that may sound sweet, people on twitter weren't as sweet saying senator ted cruz should stick to politics. george and amy. >> trump stayed away from tweeting on that one, tom.
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we move on to the democrats. just two days before their caucuses in nevada where hillary clinton and bernie sanders locked in a dead heat. abc's cecilia vega tracking that tight battle. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. this is not where hillary clinton wants to be right now. those caucuses right around the corner and now she is facing the very real possibility that she could lose her second state in a row. this morning, polls showing hillary clinton's battle for nevada could be a photo finish. but she is putting her best face forward telling "vogue" magazine that getting the female vote is no slam dunk. saying "women are very judgmental about one another." clinton also revealing one weakness in the campaign, herself. i'm great at advocating for other people, she says, but i'm not so good at really promoting myself. i just find it hard to do. now both clinton and bernie sanders are trying to promote themselves to minority voters ahead of nevada and south carolina. clinton running this new ad starting today in the silver state. >> i'll do everything i can to
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help, okay? >> reporter: and here she is hand in hand with the tearful mother of sandra bland, the chicago woman whose death in a jail cell sparked outrage. >> i'm one of those mothers who met with her and was able to make it through. >> reporter: with clinton and sanders now in a virtual tie we went to her brooklyn headquarters to ask her campaign manager about those polls. what is bernie sanders doing in nevada that you're not? he's ahead right now. >> you'd have to ask him what he's doing. we are executing on our strategy. >> reporter: that strategy, an army of thousands of volunteers in nevada now trying to convince voters to caucus. >> your prediction for that state right now knowing these polls show what they show? >> it's going to be very, very close. we're going to pull out but it's going to be very, very close. >> reporter: some confidence. bernie sanders took a break from the trail. both sides back in nevada today. clinton made a last-minute stop to visit her housekeeping staff. they're locked in a battle for
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latino and union workers. >> matt dowd, let's start with the republicans. i want to put up that nbc national wall street poll showing ted cruz ahead or basically tied with donald trump right now. very big shift. you're not really buying it. >> it's an outliar. maybe it's a scientist that discovered a new planet whether everybody thinks there's stuff on the camera lens. if you look at every single other poll donald trump has a double-digit lead and if that poll was true donald trump would not be ahead in every single south carolina poll. they may have discovered something new trend, i doubt it. i think what's going to happen we'll have saturday and see new polls that show donald trump with the same lead we thought he had. >> big battle if you're right about south carolina, big battle for second, third and fourth place. what kind of difference is this nikki haley endorsement going to make to marco rubio? >> it's like a nascar race and she's drafting for rubio and rubio gains from it and i think
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marco rubio was in a close third. he could easily because of that endorsement how popular she is among all those groups he could easily pass ted cruz in the course of this and if he passes ted cruz in south carolina, that's very good for him, very bad for ted cruz. >> closer to a two-person race with donald trump. meanwhile, cecilia, you did spend the day at clinton headquarters in brooklyn not where they want to be right now in nevada and really don't know how it's going to turn out. >> i asked her campaign manager about that and he smiled. they're trying to downplay nevada right now. they're looking ahead to south carolina where they feel much more confident looking at super tuesday where they're confident there, but, the optics of another loss, a potential loss in nevada do not look good. this is a state she probably should be winning. she hasn't been on the ground longer there. she's got more volunteers there, a second loss in a row is not where they want to be if that happens. >> on top of that what will that do to the south carolina contest just a week later? >> that's the thing. these are not dominos on their own. they're dominos that fall in a row. if bernie sanders wins nevada,
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it obviously affects south carolina. i don't think it causes him to win it but this whole race is a series of dominos that affect the previous and following domino. >> in the meantime, he gets momentum. >> donald trump calling on jeb bush to get out. we're losing our lights right there. >> that's it. they're done with us. >> if marco rubio gets by jeb bush on saturday pretty much the end of the line for jeb bush. >> i think the jeb bush folks are probably moving in a direction of now of when do we decide to get out of this race. i think they look at the polls and understand what's happening in south carolina, very limited idea that they'll have success. my guess is they're starting to make the plan for the long exit out of this race. that's my guess. >> hope that wasn't a signal for us to get out of this race. back to amy. >> thank you, george. you look good in the dark or the light. big announcement from the white house. president obama expecting to make a historic trip to cuba next month, the first sitting president in more thank 80 years to visit that country and jim avila broke the story overnight. good morning to you, jim.
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>> reporter: good morning, amy. abc news has learned that later today the white house will announce the timing of president obama's historic visit to cuba. the first president to travel to the island since calvin coolidge. march will be a huge month for cuba. president obama who in december of 2014 made history by vowing to normalize relations with cuba and then shook hands with raul castro to solidify the deal will now visit havana march 21st and 22nd. it's a visit that marks the thaw of the cold war. it's scheduled to coincide with other big usa/cuba events. major league baseball is planning a preseason game there. big entertainment names like beyonce, elton john and the rolling stones are negotiating huge concerts but the biggest attraction is likely to be obama who may be the most popular politician on the island, bigger than either castro brother since diplomatic relations were restored between the two countries.
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sources tell me the national security council's second in command will make the announcement and confirm the date of the president's travel at the white house briefing today. >> jim, it's important to note. you've been breaking headlines. you were the first to break this story so great reporting and it's good to know obama will be bigger than beyonce. >> he is in that one little spot in the world. >> thank you, jim. we'll move on to the big battle between apple and the fbi. the company taking heat for refusing to comply with the judge's order to hack the iphone of the san bernardino killers but you see customers rallying in support of the company. a classic confrontation between privacy and security and our abc news facebook poll shows 74% of you think apple should be forced to comply with that order. the white house and presidential candidates also weighing in. abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas is here with the story. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, george. the fight between apple and the fbi is igniting a fierce debate across the country from the man on the street who owns an iphone to the highest levels of government.
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the white house calling on apple to comply with the judge's order to hack into that terror suspect's iphone and the hunt for clues in the san bernardino massacre. >> they are not asking apple to redesign its product or to create a new back door to one of their products. they're simply asking for something that would have an impact on this one device. >> reporter: the obama administration's typically fierce foes agreeing. >> i think being a good corporate citizen is important. >> to think that apple won't allow us to get into her cell phone, who do they think they are? now we have to open it up. >> reporter: some of those who lost loved ones in the terror attacks furious with apple. >> by apple complying with this order, we may get some justice. i mean, it's not going to bring my daughter back. >> reporter: still apple standing firm vowing to appeal. ceo tim cook saying the implications of the government's demands are chilling. adding that the software is, quote, something we simply do not have and something we consider too dangerous to create.
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but law enforcement officials say apple iphone encryption is crippling investigations and not just terror cases. >> a woman was murdered in louisiana last summer. eight months pregnant killed. no clues as to who did it except her phone is there when she's found, killed. they couldn't open it. still can't open it. >> reporter: cops on the beat agree. >> it could be critical if that's the only kind of evidence we have to lead us to a victim or something, it certainly could be incredibly critical. >> reporter: but apple is drawing support from fellow tech companies. overnight senior officials at microsoft and google issuing statements in support of apple saying there should be no government back doors into your devices. george. >> so, pierre, the battle lines are drawn. where does it go next? >> reporter: apple has five days to appeal. they say they have every intention to do so. so this fight is on. george. >> okay, pierre thomas, thanks very much. >> all right, now to another cybersecurity nightmare. an entire hospital's computer network held hostage by hackers
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locking of critical medical records and officials there had to pay ransom to get those records and eva pilgrim has more. good morning. eva. >> reporter: medical facilities across the country taking a hard look at their security this morning after hackers threatened to shut down a california hospital with lives on the line, that hospital says it's taking no chances. a hollywood hospital admits paying $17,000 to a hacker in order to stop an attack on their computer system. the medical center's chief executive says it was in the hospital's best interest to pay as it was the easiest way to solve the problem. two weeks ago the hollywood presbyterian hospital's computer systems were infected with a virus known as ransomware. it locks access and shuts down internal communication. the hospital still open left this message on its voice mail assuring the public that they were still treating patients. >> we want to assure that patient care has not been compromised as we continue to
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address this incident. >> reporter: the fbi releasing this statement, we are investigating the compromise with partners at lapd to determine the person or group responsible. now, the hospital paid the hackers using an internet currency making it much harder to track who got that money. ransomware attacks are common but targeting a hospital is unusual and concerning, amy. >> oh, indeed. i mean very concerning. >> it could encourage others to do it again. >> i hope it doesn't continue. all right, thank you, eva. michael, you have a nice big headline. >> a nice big headline. another big headline. a florida couple who purchased one of three winning powerball tickets has now come forward finally to claim their chunk of that historic $1.5 billion jackpot and we have abc's steve osunsami in tallahassee this morning with more. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning to you, michael. it's been more than a month since the powerball numbers were
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drawn and there's still that one unclaimed ticket from california but the couple coming forward here does not disappoint. they are every day people. this morning champagne wishes and caviar dreams have come true for maureen smith and david kaltschmidt from melbourne beach, florida. >> i knew they were my numbers. >> reporter: for 30 long years they played the same lottery numbers and hit it big in january winning a third of the record $1.5 billion powerball jackpot. >> just kept quiet. >> yeah. absolutely quiet. >> reacted normal. >> didn't tell anyone. >> other than legal advice. >> just legal advice and publix is my second home and everyone there was friendly and very hard not to tell them. >> reporter: they kept a secret from their own family until a week ago so what have the new multimillionaires been doing the last month, meeting with lawyers and accountants. he kept going to work as an engineer at northrop grumman to keep up appearances but now he's retired.
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they say it's been a lot to handle and even a little frightening. >> lost a lot of sleep. >> yeah. lost a lot of sleep. i lost over ten pounds too. that's a lot of pacing at night, let me tell you because -- >> the worry of what's going to happen because we know that we're no longer in a quiet place. >> right. >> which i'm going to miss. i'm afraid it's going to make me less friendly because i'll be worried. >> that's been a push to get the security up in the home and so forth. >> reporter: the robinson family from tennessee who also shared the $1.5 billion jackpot and came forward in january can absolutely relate. >> now i'm real grateful we got the big piece of the pie. >> reporter: they're telling abc news they're now overwhelmed with total strangers begging for money. a prisoner even filed a handwritten lawsuit suing them for a share of their winnings claiming he gave their daughter money to buy lottery tickets and the family is sending the florida winner some advice this
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morning saying don't let people pressure you. have someone else sort your mail and most importantly, if it feels wrong, don't do it. the robinson family says they now wish that any family who wins the lottery can do can some anonymously. the rules are different in each state but that winner has a year to come forward. michael. >> well, like they said the secret is out but seem like really sweet people. >> legitimate concerns. >> such insight into what that feels like. it's not just a huge celebration. >> there's a lot of worry. >> we have a map. we have a map here now. in this map this shows the winners who have come forward from munford, tennessee, to florida in melbourne beach but there is one winner in chino hills that has not come forward. i'm worried they don't know they have the ticket. that's what i'm worried about. i hope this prize does not go unclaimed. >> we have a little bit of time left for that. >> 180 days, july, just around the corner though. >> to rob. we had a big storm in the west. >> might be blowing that lottery around with winds across
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california including chino hills. damaging winds with trees coming down, power outages and big-time wrecks this one on highway 101 in northern parts of marin county. that's the ongoing issue today. winds strong from california but all the way up into the northern plains and in advance of that we're looking for record warmth. red flag warnings, maybe brush fires. look at that, 85 degrees in garden city, 86 in amarillo. 73 in denver. toasty stuff.
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>> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the forecast. you can see the clearing today and showers and thunder are out there. it will not be so numerous. a round of light rain tomorrow and the weekend is trending more dry and warmer. you can see a few pockets of showers light this afternoon with temperatures cooler in the upper 50s to low 60s and cooler than this morning at mid-40s, my seven-day forecast shows the rain is possible tomorrow into early afternoon and then it is everybody getting into the warm-up act into the 60s in d.c., upper 50s in chicago and here in new york city in the northeast much warmer this weekend than it was last weekend. >> a roller coaster. >> thank you, rob. coming up here on "gma," the teen who calls himself dr. love. he was arrested for treating patients without a license speaking out now and the question we asked him that led to this walkout. >> i'm sorry. i'm going to have to cut this interview short. i'm going to have to cut this interview short.
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>> not happy about that at all. we'll have what he's saying about it now only on "gma." and kanye west apparently caught on a hot mike having a meltdown backstage at "saturday night live." what sparked the behind-the-scenes blowup and what he had to say about taylor swift coming up. swift coming up.
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♪ tonight i'm going to want to -- >> welcome back to "gma." you're looking at kanye west's big performance on "snl" captivating the crowd on stage but now newly leaked audios revealing some big behind-the-scenes drama. we'll tell you what led down to his meltdown on a hot mike. >> that was something. also right now president and mrs. obama set to pay their respects to justice antonin scalia and vice president and dr. jill biden will attend the funeral mass on saturday. pope francis holds a mass at the u.s./mexican border. he calls for the governors to open their hearts. also this morning, meet the selfie sisters. two teens hitting the campaign trail trying to get a photo with every presidential candidate and
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met everyone from donald trump to hillary clinton so who's their favorite? and what is the one thing their mom said they can't do on the trail? they're going to join us live coming up. >> only one thing? >> only one thing. >> thank you, michael. first to that florida teen arrested for impersonating a doctor. the 18-year-old who calls himself dr. love is out on bail now and went one-on-one with abc's matt gutman who joins us now, good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning. malachi love-robinson is a precocious 18-year-old who just opened a medical clinic with his name on the door but he's still very much a youngster who showed up at the interview with his grandfather. now he told me finished being home-schooled at 15. has a passion for helping people. he may soon also have a police record. malachi love-robinson, the teen marched out of his florida clinic in handcuffs. >> they say you've been practicing medicine without a license. >> reporter: sitting down with abc news overnight released from jail early wednesday morning on
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a $21,000 bail after being busted in a sting operation in west palm beach caught allegedly giving a medical exam to an undercover officer. are you a doctor of anything? anything at all? >> i do currently hold a ph.d. in what i don't feel comfortable disclosing because that is not the issue here. >> but you treat people at your office. >> the issue is accusations. >> reporter: the 18-year-old indeed facing serious accusations from police. seven including grand theft and allegedly practicing medicine without a license and last month he proudly showed off his medical center to our affiliate wpbf. >> this is the new birthing life medical center. >> reporter: but peel back the tape and the sign on the door has his name and these two crucial letters, m.d. >> that sign on the door was due to be changed. there are many types of degrees out there that hold the title as doctor whether they are a physicist or engineer. just because someone has a title doctor in front of their name does not necessarily imply m.d. >> have you had training? >> i have.
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i have shadowed many doctors. >> you say your training comprises shadowing other doctors. real doctors? that's your training in medicine? >> your training comprises a lot of things. >> but you weren't in med school. >> exactly so i'm not portraying as an m.d. i never said i've gone to school to be an m.d. >> reporter: but the teen who goes by dr. love does advertise in a ray of treatments on his medical center website including phototherapy, food and air therapy and naturopathy. >> i have been studying this particular field for awhile. may not have been eight years, nine years, ten years but it has been long enough to, i would say, justify what i do. >> reporter: including apparently treating the elderly. in a criminal complaint an 86-year-old woman said he recently treated her for severe stomach pain, paying him nearly $3500. what services did you provide in exchange for that money?
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>> i can tell you this, accusations are merely accusations and services, you would have to define that, whether she paid for me to just show up, that's up to her. >> reporter: you're not denying the fact she paid you $3,500 or so, correct? >> no, i am denying that. >> reporter: are you a fraud? it seems like everything you're saying to me is either evasive or an outright lie. >> i don't appreciate your tone. i don't appreciate the way you're portraying this interview to actually be. >> reporter: then a moment we didn't expect. are you in big trouble? i mean, it seems like you've spoken to a lawyer who's prepared you for to talk not only to the media but police as well. >> i don't know where you're receiving this information from and it's inaccurate. i'm sorry. i'm going to have to cut this interview short. i'm going to have to cut this interview short. >> reporter: and, in fact, he did walking out the door. now, we have a standing offer to malachi to finish the interview. the teen has not yet been arraigned but insisted
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throughout the interview he has done nothing wrong. he has also said when all this clears up he intends to open another clinic. amy, george. >> matt, we always appreciate your tone. >> thank you, matt. now to another bitter legal battle that could make a widowed actress one of the richest women in america. meadow williams winning a key victory in her fight to keep half a billion dollars left to her by her husband gerald kessler and abc's linzie janis has the story. >> reporter: she starred in a series of so-called d-list films. >> why did you kill all those people? >> reporter: but meadow williams may have landed the role of a lifetime as one of the richest women in america. >> thank you. >> reporter: this morning, she's one step closer to inheriting her late husband's half a billion dollar vitamin fortune, winning a crucial judgment in a legal battle with his family over his vast estate.
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gerald kessler was the tycoon behind the popular vitamin and natural supplement company nature's plus. when he died last year, the 80-year-old left his business and assets worth nearly $500 million to his 49-year-old second wife. >> yes, for all intents and purposes she is the sole beneficiary of the estate. >> reporter: but eight of kessler's children and grandchildren are now contesting the will claiming not only had williams isolated kessler from them so she could manipulate her way into his finances, she was never even legally his wife. in these legal documents obtained by abc news the family claims even though williams wasn't officially divorced from her first husband, she elected illegally to enter into a bigamous marriage with gerald. a judge siding with williams who said a mistake was filing for her divorce. >> we're delighted that the court has thrown out the main thrust of their case that somehow his marriage to meadow was illegal.
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>> reporter: but the family also alleges williams got kessler to change his will when he was sick with liver disease. >> started demonstrating pretty significant mental deficiencies. >> though lawyers for williams says kessler was of sound mind until the very end. >> nobody ever told gerry kessler to do anything gerry kessler didn't want to do. >> reporter: for "good morning america," linzie janis, abc news, new york. >> and our thanks to linzie for that. coming up next, kanye west comes out swinging against taylor swift backstage at "saturday night live." what sparked his backstage blowup? ♪
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good morning, linsey. >> reporter: good morning. reportedly it's kanye in the audio clip claiming he's 50% more influential than any other human being, even names that he's 50% more influential than the apostle paul who was hand picked by jesus to spread the message of christianity. >> let's get to it, bro. >> reporter: exclusive audio of a kanye west meltdown behind the scenes of "saturday night live." >> look at that [ bleep ]. they took my [ bleep ] without asking me. don't [ bleep ] with me. don't [ bleep ] with me. >> ladies and gentlemen, kanye west. >> reporter: west musical guest last week was reportedly upset that before his performance show staffers ripped up flooring which was reflecting excessive light. >> are they [ bleep ] crazy? >> reporter: in the audio, the rapper compares himself
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favorably to an array of historical figures. >> bro, by 50%, stanley kubrick, apostle paul, picasso, [ bleep ] picasso and escobar. by 50% more influential than any other human being. >> reporter: kanye's week has not been easy. >> that and taylor swift fake -- >> reporter: coming under fire for attacking the pop princess immediately following his massive album and clothing release party. >> 50% more influential than any other human being. by 50% dead or alive. by 50% for the next thousand years. >> in a series of recent tweets west indicates that he will start taking a more humble approach writing my number one enemy has been my ego. there is only one god and sources close to us tell us that abc -- sources close to yeezy say that all ended well between him and the "snl" staff. >> the performance went on. >> yes. >> and apparently he had to be
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talked down by lorne michaels in order to actually perform. >> i wonder how he got stanley kubrick and apostle paul in the same sentence. >> weird pick of people. >> for the next thousand years, i might add. thank you so much. coming up on "gma" the high school teens and their epic selfie project. you just have to see it coming up on "gma." ma." all year long you worked hard to take care of business and take care of the people who matter most. ♪ so when your tax refund arrives, make it go a little further at walmart. from electronics, to home decor, even tires, ♪ get low prices on everything you need to get more fun out of your tax refund. walmart. ♪ winter can be tough on our bodies. 90 days juggling hectic schedules. 40 heavy comfort meals. no wonder our digestive systems can act up.
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all right, back now with the selfie sisters, the new hampshire teens doing something pretty amazing. they're hitting the campaign trail snapping pictures with almost every presidential candidate, addy and emma nozell started over the summer and have been on a mission since joining us via skype. how are you two doing? >> good. >> how are you? >> we're curious. we've been sitting here trying to figure out how did this start. whose idea was it? >> so we went to chris christie's event and we -- the event was over, so we just were walking down the street and i decided why not get a selfie so i took it and addy was like why not get them with everyone and that's how it started. >> your mom set ground rules.
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this requires you to do traveling so your mom set ground rules. what were some of the rules for you on your campaign to get all these selfies? >> be polite. no selfie sticks and no -- >> why no selfie sticks? >> why not? >> i don't really know. really long, i guess. >> that's just kind of -- it looks silly. >> i'm with you. it looks silly. >> you're the only teenager i've seen that says a selfie tick looks silly. i like it. which candidates' selfies do you still need? someone you don't have. >> jim webb but he dropped out before he came to new hampshire. >> oh, he dropped out. mr. webb dropped out before he came to new hampshire but i hear he tweeted you and apologized. >> yes, he said sorry. >> he said he'll get pumpkin bread if he comes and takes a selfie with us? was it tough to convince any of them or were they all gracious. >> they were all gracious. they all accepted the selfie. they're like, yeah, we'll take a selfie?
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i'm curious. which one got the most likes? >> i think after like presidents' day it was bernie. >> bernie had the most. >> what was your favorite? >> and trump. what was my favorite? our favorite? >> i don't know. all of them. they all have their stories. >> well, we got one more thing for you. this will be my favorite. i'm taking a selfie with you two. smile, girls. yeah. there we go. we got it. emma and addy. >> thanks, guys. >> great job. >> thanks, guys. >> great job.
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welcome back to "gma." the cold air moving back to the northeast. snow back from 99% to 69%. bangor down to zilch. the winter storm warning up there.
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it is 7:56. good morning i'm abc 7 news morning angie reggie aqui. you don't want to hear from me. you want to hear from mike nicco because he has a look at your forecast. >> good morning. richmond up toward san pablo, the best radar return. as we widen out, scattered showers and a slight chance of a thunderstorm before the noon hour. and the best chance during the afternoon will be up north. warm starting on sunday. frances. >> seeing accidents out there. and southbound slow in san jose with the camera shot approaching the 880 interchange. a crash at meridian. and heads up in pacifica, a traffic alert for skyline due to accident. expect the back-up to extend to the maze. reggie. >> one lucky gma viewer had lara
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m., and we have the landmark new study revealing men taking testosterone are really seeing benefits but should they be taking it at all? are there risks? dr. besser has the latest. family first. jen and ben figuring out how to stay friendly after their split and being strong for the kids. how the two stars are coping with co-parenting and putting family first. ♪ shonda's big twist, revealing how she burned out overwhelmed for a struggle between work/life balance. >> i couldn't start the engine. >> how saying yes to more play helped her get her hum back. are you ready for the hot mess express? we are on a mission this
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morning. >> the sleeves are getting rolled up for this one. >> time to take her from dorm room disaster to dynamite. the easy tips to go from drab to fab that you can put to work this weekend. get ready. we're rolling into town as we say -- >> all: good morning, america. ♪ good morning, everyone. excited crowd out there in times square. we had a lot of excitement with those selfie sisters. let's take one more look at michael's selfie. turned out okay. >> i'm not a presidential candidate but i like it. >> you never know, michael. >> lara, you were on a mission to help transform a home on a budget. >> well, a room. >> a room on a budget. >> it's this young lady's home and so we really wanted to help her out of we're taking her apartment from dorm room drab to post-college fab. for example, there you see a before and after. she wanted to get rid of that dresser. we said, no, no need to.
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you can do this at home on a weekend. we're calling it the hot mess express and we're rolling into town. >> saw the sirens over there. amy is rolling over for the morning rundown. you have tory coming. >> tory has a lot of great items up for grabs including this hat that says hot mess and bracelet bling which i can't wait for. good gifts. we have the deals all coming up. they start at just $10. >> how does she do it? >> i don't know. >> that's why we love thursdays. amy with the morning rundown. we begin with president obama announcing he will travel to cuba next month. it's all part of his push to normalize relations with the island. he will be the first sitting u.s. president to visit cuba since sal vin coolidge back in 1928 and already facing some criticism. cuban-american marco rubio called the trip part of the obama administration's policy of, quote, weakness and appeasement. on the campaign trail marco rubio is hoping for a bump in south carolina now that the
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state's popular governor has endorsed him. meanwhile, donald trump is dismissing one national poll that shows ted cruz jumping into first place for the first time leaving them virtually tied of the cruz daring trump to make good on his threat to sue him over a negative campaign ad and as for the democrats hillary clinton is struggling to hold on to her lead in nevada and tells "vogue" magazine she is great at advocating for other people but finds it hard to promote herself. there is breaking news at this hour overseas. turkey blaming kurdish rebels for this bombing in ankara that killed 28 people. in retaliation turkey launched air strikes on rebel positions across the border in northern iraq. well, back here at home a major safety recall this morning. toyota is recalling more than 1 million rav 4s because of rear seat belts that could come apart during a crash. we have full details on our website. a health alert about a controversial birth control device. there are new calls for assure to be pulled off the market.
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this comes ravaghi a report linking the device to more than 300 fetal deaths but essure's makers say the claims have been refuted. women who give birth for the first time when they're 40 or older are 60% more likely to suffer a stroke later in life a new study says. the reason why is unclear. more research is needed to kong firm that direct link. a man in florida picked the wrong pharmacy to rob. take a look at what happened when he tried to hold up this walgreens. a state boxing champ happened to be there visiting his girlfriend behind the counter and held the robber until police arrived. i will call that the right place at the right time. yeah. all right. finally it can be a real frustrating to roll out of bed in the morning and, you know, we're not the only ones that know that. take, for example, this little guy. rolled out of bed in his cave and just kept on going at the toronto zoo. stumbled all the way down the hill. it took him a few seconds to get his bearings. there he goes. he's got a lot of padding and
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that snow -- it actually looks fun. i bet he had a great time. george, good morning. over to you. >> we move to a major new study on men and testosterone. more than a million american men take the hormones and while the study shows some significant benefits it also highlights some potential risks. dr. richard besser here. let's go through benefits first. >> as men age their testosterone levels normally go down and millions of men are taking this for all kinds of conditions but not a lot of signs to show it works in 2003 the institute of medicine called for studies. this is the first of seven studies being done so this one was in men who were 65 years and older and had at least two measured levels that were low and symptoms including decreased sexual function and physical fitness, depression, fatigue. half of them got the drug. half got placebo. what they found over the course of a year was moderate improvement in sexual function, slight improvement in physical fitness. a little improvement in mood and no change in terms of fatigue. >> none at all but a lot -- a
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large number, something like 50,000 enrolled but most didn't qualify. >> 24 is i think the most important thing here. 50,000 men were having symptoms and wanted to get in this study. only 15% of them when they measured truly had low levels of testosterone. and only 1.5% could take it because the others had medical conditions that said no so that's a lot of people who think they have the problem who truly don't. >> it's got to be something else going on. >> probably is. there are a lot of things that go on between men and women as they age and it's not all related to testosterone. >> meanwhile, what do we learn about the risks. >> there have been other studies that have raised concerns about heart attack, stroke, possible prostate cancer. this study only went on for a year so it's not able to answer the question. if it works is it safe? we need longer studies. >> how should men think about this. >> you have to first say if you're having these symptoms is my testosterone really low so no one should take it unless they've had at least two levels that are really low. if you're over 65, think about it but get that measurement
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first. if you're under 65, you just have to wait for those other studies to come through because you can't take this information and say that it applies to you. >> rich besser, thanks very much. you'll take questions throughout the morning. >> i think there will be a lot of them. >> tweet him @drrichardbesser or go to "gma's" facebook page. now to michael. here's what's coming up on the "gma morning menu." shon shonda rhimes has a working message for parents. jennifer garner is moving on but she and ben affleck are putting their kids first. how they're navigating co-parenting. plus, the hot mess express. it's on a mission to turn this room from drab to fab. just wait and see how we did it. very interesting stuff. all that coming up live on "gma" here in times square with the people. "gma's morning menu" is brought to you by advil. fast, powerful and proven relief that makes pain a distant memory.
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we're going to start out with the latest on jennifer garner and ben affleck. now they're figuring how to stay friendly after their split taking their kids on a valentine's weekend getaway on the ski slopes. reena ninan with more on how they're co-parenting. >> there's no question with divorce cops a major lifestyle change but hollywood parents are choosing to put their kis before their grudges and that includes ben and jen. despite calling it quits on their ten-year marriage in june ben affleck and jennifer garner continue to spend time together for the sake of their three kids. >> jennifer garner and ben affleck are friendly exesome.
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they spend time with each other for the sake of their children. >> reporter: according to "people" magazine the former couple work around their busy schedules to come together as a family unit. the family spending thanksgiving and christmas together and were spotted last week for a family valentine's day ski weekend. >> this past weekend jen and ben jetted off to montana together with their children and a group of friends for a little snowy vacation and a little getaway from school. >> reporter: "people" magazine says the 43-year-old actress has found a new rhythm in her life. a thriving career and a happy family life after struggling to find balance after her painful split. >> jennifer was kind of struggling because she took the failure of her marriage personally and worked really hard to fight for it. but now she's moved past that and sources say that she's happy and relaxed. >> reporter: deciding to co-parent and spend vacations together is no easy task but
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experts say it sends a strong positive message to the children. >> if you can come together and put the child's needs first, that can make your children feel loved and supported and even though they don't have that old family structure, they feel that they have a solid family unit. >> reporter: other celebrity exes like mariah carey and nick cannon, gwyneth paltrow and chris martin also take a similar approach to keep the family intact. >> it's nice when celebrity couples shine a not spotlight on it because it can inspire others who have a hard time because there are lots of benefits. >> reporter: the two still haven't filed divorce papers and with all the time they're spending together some are throwing out the "r" word, reconciliation though multiple sources say they are moving forward with the divorce and good for them for making it work. those kids can play you like a fine fiddle. >> yeah. all about the kids at the end of the day. >> our family, we have a much bigger family. more people to love. that's how we look at it. thank you very much, reena.
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now to shonda rhimes's powerful message for working parents. the tv mastermind behind "scandal" and more revealing she is just like us and even she gets burned out. now in a new ted talk she's opening up about how she got her passion back at work with the help of her kids. abc's rebecca jarvis is here with that story. rebecca. >> reporter: hey, amy. good morning. this is such a powerful message resonating with people of all walks of life. so, how did this titan of industry get her passion for life back? the answer may surprise you. >> shonda. >> reporter: she's the mastermind behind some of tv's biggest shows. "grey's anatomy," "scandal," "how to get away with murder." shonda rhimes, the woman who made a career about making up drama is revealing a real-life frustrating in a new ted talk. >> i have what most people call a dream job. i make television a great deal of television. i work a lot, very hard and i love it.
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>> reporter: rhimes calls that passion for her job the hum. >> the hum is music. the hum is light and air and when you have a hum like that you can't help but strive for greatness. >> reporter: but that hum, that spark just plain stopped. something so many women face in their lives. >> the hum of the engine died. i stopped loving work. i couldn't restart the engine. if you make -- if you work, if you love what you do, if you know what the hum feels like, when the hum stops, who are you? >> reporter: how did she recharge her batteries? her toddler helped her find the answer. >> a toddler refers to honey as though she's a southern waitress. honey, i'm going to need some milk for my sippy cup. and then my southern waitress toddler asks me a question. she says, momma, wanna play? and i'm just about to say no when i realize my southern waitress didn't call me honey. when did that happen? here she is changing right before my eyes and so she says,
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momma, wanna play and i say yes. >> reporter: she says learning to say yes at that moment likely saved her life and career and by spending more time playing than working, she found her hum again. >> my 2 and 4-year-old only ever want to play with me for about 15 minutes or so before they think to themselves they want to do something he. i can totally pull off 15 minutes of uninterrupted time on my worst day. it doesn't is to be your kids. find what makes you feel good of the i said yes to less work and more play. >> more play. there's even scientific evidence to really back up this idea that play is good for us and it unlocks creativity and helps with memory and reconnects us to childlike instincts and interesting, now we're talking about play deficit. the same way we're talking about sleep deprivation, as bad for you not to play as it is not to sleep. >> makes total sense. >> we have "gma" workplace contributor tory johnson here
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with us, as well. playing off of that, it is true when you're with your kids you're in the moment, right? everything kind of stands still and you really get a reset. if you don't have kids you can still find a way to do that. >> you can still find a way to do that. i think the whole idea starts with being really honest with yourself. you know, what makes you incredibly happy. there is a really powerful line in in that i love from shonda where she says i like working more than i like being at home and then she even asks like what kind of person says that? what kind of person says they like working more? i think the first piece of like finding that hum, having that hum is making sure you love what it is that you do and being unapologetic about that. loving what you do doesn't make you a bad parent, person, partner, you can really love what you do. >> a powerful message. >> it is. >> they do and a lot of us feel guilty if we love what we do, right? we shouldn't. i love she said that. >> i used to say when my kids were younger coming to work was like going to the spa. >> right. >> understandable for a short period of time but isn't there
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that great feeling when you're at work and you're laughing, when you've worked with people you love or you're researching something that makes you feel like you've learned something. that's playing, as well. >> absolutely. >> i think that's what she was saying. >> she was saying that and i think weless realize and what rebecca is talking about too, player prevents burnout and so, you know, i think shonda said it best where she said work doesn't work without play and even if it's that 15 minutes, she forced herself and it was really forcing herself. >> because you have to do it when they want to do it or they're going to move on. >> it's not about your schedule but theirs. the most interesting thing she said 15 minutes, so her kids weren't saying, let's play all day. let's play for hours. 15 minutes. and we all have that time if it's important to us. >> they don't want to be with you all the time, breaking news. >> how about that. >> there's science that backs this up. >> there's so much science that backs it up. actually this world renowned psychiatrist who studied 6,000
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people. they ran the gamut from nobel laureates to mass murderers and found the mass murderers were the people who played the least in their childhood and the nobel laureates, the smartest healthiest were the ones playing the most and businesses have bought into this. you see the googles of the world, the facebooks, lego, when you walk into their offices, it feels a little bit like a playground and they get this whole idea that it stimulates creativity. >> work hard, play hard. >> i'm for it. >> 15-minute rule a. apply the 15-minute rule today. >> shonda once again inspiring in thank you. all right, so it is a well-known fact that burgers -- oh, we're going to talk to that. we'll go to rob outside first. i wanted to talk about burgers. >> burgers are next. >> rob. >> lara is bringing burgers to us. awesome. what a great crowd out here trying to stay warm. abby and anthony. from where. >> syracuse. >> on the hand where is
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michigan? west of detroit i think that is. the wind across the west from southern california, northern california all the way up to the northern plains. good gust over 40 miles an hour in tahoe with snow and also over 50 miles an hour in the plains and red flag warnings there, could see fires pop out today. it's going to be really warm and windy tomorrow in >> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the forecast. you can see the clearing today and showers and thunder are out there. it will not be so numerous. a round of light rain tomorrow and the weekend is trending more dry and warmer. you can see a few pockets of showers light this afternoon with temperatures cooler in the upper 50s to low 60s and cooler than this morning at mid-40s, my seven-day forecast shows the rain is possible tomorrow into early afternoon and then it is dry. >> oh, yeah.
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everybody is fired up for lara to deliver hamburgers. you better deliver it, lara. back in to you. >> i feel pressure now. >> you can do it. >> no burgers but "pop news" and some, well, burger news, sort of. it is a fact that burgers go perfectly with a few brews and one fast food giant is hoping to capitalize on that. mcdonald's giving a trial run, serving up mcbrewskis at a franchise in south korea. turns out the concept already on tap in europe. if it's a success in south korea, we hear we can expect to see the mcsuds flowing in other -- >> that's going to be -- >> do you like it. >> especially if you can supersize it. >> that was nice, jesse. >> well done. >> bingo. i like mchit too. that wasn't lost on me, miss amy. also in "pop news" the makers of monopoly taking a tan against fraudsters by releasing a new cheat-proof version called
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monopoly ulth malt banking. it is completely cash-free. in this version players scan cards using an atm, a little atm so cheaters can't stash money to spring on players later in the game. the atm also has the added bonus of speeding up play time in the famously slow board game. i have had epic games. >> three-week-long games. i'm like nobody touch the board. >> we have the 15-minute rule on monopoly. >> don't even get to pass go. >> absolutely. the jig is up for all you cheaters when the new version hits stores this coming fall. some of hollywood's award winning show -- award-winning -- oh goodness, forget it. to the great ladies of hollywood whose stars continue to rise, octavia spencer, taraji p. henson, love these two known for their brilliance on screen playing actual geniuses in an upcoming film. the project is a feature film
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called "hidden figures" about the african-american women who helped win the space race. henson plays kathryn johnson, she played a pivotal role in launching john glenn into orbit. spencer plays one of the mathematicians on her team. if you're excited you're not the only one. taraji sharing her excitement with a tweet that says yaaaaasss with eight as in it. so excited to be working with this woman. prepare for liftoff. i think so too. i love both of those women. congratulations. two of the nicest ladies in hollywood. we like this too. another match made in hollywood heaven. meryl streep and hugh grant will be starring as a married couple in their next film called "florence foster generjenkins." a real life soprano who became infamous for her extraordinarily bad performances and yet she sold out carnegie hall. people loved to hate her.
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and meryl will play her and hugh will play her common-law husband. finally, speaking of movies, almost the weekend, great time for you will of us to catch up on the oscar nominated movies so grab your popcorn, everybody. >> ah. >> like these guys. >> isn't that cute? >> but why does the dog on the left keep taking the other dog's popcorn? >> because he's smart. >> that's the way real life is. >> because they're married. that's "pop news," everybody. >> that was fun. thank you, lara. coming up we got some great "deals & steals" that start at just $10. and then the hot mess express is on a mission. lara is transforming a room on a budget. >> major budget. and pretty good transformation.
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good morning. i'm abc 7 news morning anchor natasha zouves. let's check with your morning commute. frances, we're dealing with delays. >> for train five -- no, that is train three. train five is running two hours late. and on the capital corridor running 16 minutes late. so westbound across the san mateo bridge, heavy across the dumbarton bridge due to an earlier crash. meteorologist mike nicco announcer: if the hardest part of your day is the staying awake part... [train horn blares] sleep train has your ticket to a better night's sleep. with a 100 night low price guarantee,
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let other people know what you're made of. always be real. don't be fake, don't be artificial, but always be sweet. and of course, wear sunscreen. nature valley granola bars. no artificial colors, flavors or sweeteners. just good. good morning. i'm still tracking showers. later this morning. from san mateo down to sunnyvale. across the bridge to milpitass and san jose and a nice cell moving toward antioch and scattered showers across the bay and that is the best bet into the afternoon, scattered showers across the north bay. still more across the lunch hour. cooler today in the 60s. another chance of light rain tomorrow afternoon. >> thank you, mike. we'll have another local news update in 30 minutes and always
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on our news app and join me, mike, frances and reggie tomorrow mo starting monday "gma" is going prime time with cameo appearances in hit abc shows. >> hey, yeah. >> it's tim allen. >> your exclusive backstage pass. so can robin, lara and amy go from news desk to actress? >> you just called me an actress. >> let's do it. >> next week on -- >> good morning, america. >> that is going to be so much fun. you and pepe go way back. >> we're just going to come out. >> you're in a drama. >> i'm solving crimes, george. my name is lila campo and helping police in "castle." >> were you method acting? >> solving crimes every morning. >> i had to play a journalist. we had a lot of fun on the set, though, both of us did, so we're excited to bring that to you and our friends at "jimmy kimmel
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live" are breaking an announcement. their 11th annual after the oscar special will air sunday february 28th with a big special star, "batman v superman's" ben affleck. you spent time with him. they'll be there with tracy morgan, nathan lane and j.k. simmons, all-star cast. it's going to be great. >> always really fun. right now we'll switch gears and say hello, everybody, to the hot mess express. rolling into town to turn one woman's tiny apartment from dorm room gloom to grown-up glam. >> lara, can you please come help me with this hot mess of a room? >> reporter: wires everywhere. plastic containers galore. posterboard for artwork. nope, this isn't a college dorm room. this is a hot mess. did somebody call the hot mess express? we're here. hi. i heard you're requiring our services. >> i am. >> reporter: this is lisa. a 28-year-old actress living in
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a room made for an 18-year-old. >> very freshman year. >> it is very freshman year. >> it's bringing me back to college. a disaster. >> the sleeves are getting rolled up for this one. talk to me. >> this is where i have to get ready. a pop and squat situation. >> you literally sit on the floor. >> the term hot mess appropriate. kind of terrifying. >> it is just propped up with pieces of cardboard because it just has slowly turned into the leaning tower of pisa. >> walk away slowly. step away from the bookcase. i'll need backup calling in stylist will taylor of bright.bazaar. i'll be in charge of all the pieces we need to find. you will helm the paint and storage and we will turn this hot mess into a hot success. >> can't wait. let's do it. >> reporter: will's got the room covered. i'm off to do some serious thrift shop bargain hunting. >> okay, step one from hot mess to hot success is to clear all of this mess out.
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and get a blank canvas to start building everything back up. oh, this green has got to go. and i can't wait to see the back of it. lisa might be an actress but this belongs backstage. >> reporter: first step painting the walls. >> if you're bored of your standard feature walls, no worries. i have a great tip. paint partially up the wall instead of all the way up for a simple, easy and original way to add color to the room. >> reporter: next turning the old dresser from drab to fab. >> three simple step, sand, prime and paint and this is going to become amazing. these old knobs are out. we'll get new ones. why have one when you can have three colors. don't overload your roller. you don't want clumps of paint and you'll get a nice, smooth finish. >> i struck gold at housing works thrift shop. i think this is it. don't you? so feminine. yes, broken but not to worry. so, this is primer and paint in one which makes it very simple
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and i'm using a metallic silver to cover the wood where the mirror was all broken so that hopefully it just makes your eye focus on the real gem. it's not supposed to look perfect. it's actually perfectly imperfect. will working on some fun diys to make this room pop. >> so we've gone for sheer white drapes that we're updating with fun, great pom-poms. a simple running stitch all the way down with it. >> reporter: now for the fun part filling the room up. we couldn't get the bed in. so will just made one. two store bought frames, wrapping paper. >> resourced it. >> resorted. >> love that. >> and big reveal. open your eyes for your new room. >> holy crap. oh, my god. >> doesn't this ceiling look so much higher? >> oh, my god. >> you have a place to sit and do your makeup like a grown-up.
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>> reporter: that old dresser looking brand-new. you like the way will painted it. >> can you believe it's the same piece. >> i cannot believe that's the same piece. >> we tried to give you storage and style that you deserve. >> i am so speechless right now. this is absolutely -- >> group hug. >> she loves it! >> that is what we call a hot mess express. success. off to my next job. >> i mean even the truck is a hot mess. >> that was pretty amazing. >> thank you. >> that painting tip, i'm going to use it. such a good idea. >> great way to literally like you're lifting up your ceiling height and you're able to breathe in a tiny space and right now i'm happy to say lisa is joining us on skype and, lis, how was your first night in your new home? >> it was amazing. it actually feels exactly the way it needs to. it feels like home. >> oh, i'm so happy to hear that. what do you like best about it now that you've had a chance to digest? we were there, it was like
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craziness and now you've gotten a chance to breathe. >> yeah, now that i finally got a chance to like breathe and hang out i mean i'm just -- i fell asleep staring at that mirror and i just -- it's such a gorgeous piece. that just kind of makes me feel kind of zen. >> you just got a fist pump. >> double fist pump by lara. >> i bought that at a wonderful thrift shop that gives all the money to charity. it fights aids and homelessness and that mirror there, everyone in there was like you do know half the mirror is missing but the top of it was so glorious and it's just about thinking outside the box. you can really reinvent pieces and i'm so glad you got it and it really does feel like a piece of art that opens up your room. mirrors, that paint trick, it doubled the size of the room so i'm thrilled. my last question, lisa, is do you think you'll be able to keep it as neat as we left it? >> well, yes, once -- you've given me all this storage and space that i need so now it's
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time to do the purge and figure out what to do so i feel like i'm being set up in the correct way. >> we love it. thanks for letting us be a part of your room and we wish you the best of luck on your acting career. you were a pleasure to work with. >> thank you so much, guys. >> enjoy your space. >> bye. >> i got to give a quick shoutout. thank you, guys. the hot mess express rolls on. i just have to fill it up with gas. will's book called "dream decor" is going to be released may 17th. are we on the air? may 17th. preorder on amazon. get back outside to rob. >> this handsome couple behind me not a hot mess celebrating 39 years. congratulations. >> thank you very much. >> thanks for spending it with us. big day tomorrow and they'll be sleeping in to celebrate it. good idea. it's going to be chilly again this morning. look at these windchills, minus 24 in watertown what it feels like now but the warm-up is coming. 70 in kansas city, records fall and that heats gets to the northeast this weekend. that's a quick check on the national outlook.
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>> ing be i am meteorologist mike nicco with scattered shshowers possible but a last sunshine and clouds and temperatures right around 60-degree mark. cooler than yesterday. we will is a chance of light rain tomorrow afternoon, through the early evening and dry and >> this weather report is brought to you by weight watchers. jesse, back inside to you. >> yeah, that's right. thanks, rob. now it's time for "deals & steals" and this morning we've got some viewer favorites and some brand-new products, as well, and everything is starting at just $10. so, of course, tory johnson here with all of this greatness. what do we got today? >> ready to have fun? first up brand-new brand for us, trollbeads. pretty gorgeous. look at this. i pulled one out for you to be able to hold and play with. sterling silver, solid sterling silver and all of these beautiful hand crafted murano glass beads. super fun. you get to design your own which i love or you can choose a premade option with one or multiple beads of the it's a lot
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of fun to create something i think that is on trend right now but a classic that will never go out of style. a great deal from trollbeads. normally all these pieces depending on the number you choose start at $34 but everything is slashed by at least 56% so $10 to $119 and free shipping from trollbeads. >> and murano glass too. cool hats and slogans. >> mother trucker. this company was started by two mothers and they were truckers and they created this like crazy celebrity following because all the sayings are fun, game day, caffeinated. i'm kind of a big deal. blessed, thankful. hot mess for lara. there's so many that are really, really fun. >> clarify. >> you are the hot mess express. >> exactly. >> there you go. >> big deal on these. normally these truckers are $25 slashed in half today only $12.50. >> amazing deal once again. now we got some makeup. >> "gma" favorite. they've cure rated a bunch of different sets.
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what i love there really is truly something no matter the kind you like for your lip, gloss, sticks, full coverage, all the stuff, you don't have to worry about it, but we do. julep has you covered and really beautiful colors, as well. great deal on these normally depending on the set that you choose these range from $40 to $42 everything slashed by at least 55% so today only, $18 and free shipping. >> cha-ching. >> all sets that you're going to get. >> another "deals & steals" favorite. >> this did from kings of cole. feel how super soft this is. >> celebrities love to wear these. >> celebrities love to wear these and faux leather little patches on the elbows so there's the -- they're classic skull, brand-new heart, quilted on the elbows. really fun. these range in sizes from 2 to 20 so big assortment that you'll find online. normally $88. these are slashd by 73%, 24 bucks.
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>> amazing. >> and then last but not least another favorite, amelia rose, so these are brand-new collection. really beautiful pieces, we've got classic pearl, all these with semiprecious stones. this one is a particular favorite. look at how long, beautiful, never too soon to start thinking about mother's day. >> right around then corner. >> sky blue topaz, one of the pantone colors, rose quartz, the other pantone color of the year. beautiful pieces and long pieces, short pieces, doubling, you can do so many different things with everything from amelia rose. beautiful. >> fantastic. >> a really great deal on these. normally depending on the piece you choose these are starting at $98 but today only everything is slashed by 67%, $29 to $49 and we're ending on free shipping. >> again. >> again. >> again, phenomenal deals. we want to thank all the companies for providing these great deals and you can get the links and codes on on yahoo! great job, of course, tory johnson, again. coming up, kiefer sutherland is here live right here on
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here now with kiefer sutherland, he stars in the new western "the forsaken" and for the first time on screen he teams up with his father donald and play a father/son who need to repair their relationship. take a look.
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>> there ain't no god. >> there is no god? >> i'm saying if there was ever a time that men needed god it's now and trust me he wasn't there. if you're expecting god to save you, he ain't gonna. >> kiefer sutherland joins us now. a powerful scene right there and i read that actually as you were doing that scene you actually sobbed and watch him act. >> there was a moment there and you have to understand i wanted to work with my father for 30 years. >> you've been in the same movies but never acted together. >> we've been in one movie together. "a time to kill" but we had never exchanged a line of dialogue together and i've watched him for my whole life and to have the opportunity to work with him was something i've wanted my whole career and i think he's an unbelievable physical actor and there was something he was doing in that scene with his hand that caught my eye and i was like thinking as an actor, oh, i should
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remember that, that's actually cool. i thought, well, maybe it would have been better if i had remembered the dialogue i was supposed to say at that moment. >> so why did it take so long? what was it about this movie? >> for me i remember watching "on golden pond" when i was really young and i thought between jane fonda and henry fonda, that was a perfect movie for the two of them to do and i kept waiting for this perfect piece of material to land on my desk and it never did and at some point i just realized maybe i should take it upon myself to try and help develop that material and so that's what we did. >> it looks like it paid off. >> for me it did. the experience is something i will never forget. it was the most time i've actually spent with my father at one period -- one time in my life and it's a memory and an experience that i will treasure for the rest of my life. >> so cool. now you also have a great new series coming up here on abc. it's called "designated
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survivor" and you star as the cabinet secretary we see every year that has to stay away in case of catastrophe and in this one it happens and you become president. >> we were talking earlier. for me the thing that makes me most nervous about this show is that it's one of the most beautifully written things that i've ever read in my entire career, so if it doesn't work it's kind of our fault. we start shooting in about three weeks. it will air in the fall and i think it's one of the most exciting dramas that i've read and can't wait to start shooting. >> we can't wait for it. you know this is throwback thursday so we want to go back 30 years for you. "stand by me." >> lachance, come on, give me the gun. you must have at least some of your brother's good sense. >> [ bleep ] you cheap dime store hood.
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>> some hair you had there. >> yes, and i have to say the smile on their faces, all of them when he got to say that line when we were shooting it, i still remember it today. it made us all laugh. they were so excited to be able to actually come back -- that was one of the great -- i was so lucky and fortunate to have that as one of the first films i did in my career. it made me smile. >> it was only the beginning. "the forsaken" in theaters now. thanks for coming on. coming up here we look ahead to "gma's" safari adventure and how you can be part of the action. ♪ i'm alive
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we are counting down to "gma" on safari just five days away from our epic adventure in africa where we'll attempt something that's never been done before on network tv. giving you our viewers a live 360-degree experience using amazing virtual reality technology, take a look at how it works.
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imagine riding a roller coaster in 360 degrees. imagine attending a concert without actually being there. imagine going on a safari ride able to chart your own path from home. all these feeds possible using virtual reality. all at the touch of a phone, tablet or desktop. >> you use multiple cameras to capture everything around you and then seamlessly stitch it together so that when you turn your head and you look around, you actually get the illusion of being in whatever that environment that was captured portrays. >> reporter: for example, this grandmother at a hospital miles away able to attend her grandson's wedding virtually. thanks to the japanese based hug project. usc's institute for creative technologies is taking it one step further using 3d simulations as one form of treatment for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder.
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>> in the hands of a well-trained clinician, a patient can go in these simulations and by this process of confronting it and talking about it gradually see the anxiety start to diminish. i think we have a bright future. >> reporter: now "gma" is taking you on a stunning adventure. you'll be there with us live at africa's garden of eden, the ngorongoro crater viewing all 360 degrees of the circle of life. this is so cool. the future is now with this technology. you can use your tablet, your phone or your computer. jesse, you're doing something with your tablet. >> this is a 360-degree view of the ball drop right here in times square on new year's eve. you can literally look -- see the confetti coming in now. you can literally look all the way around and it's just got this incredible -- literally 360 degrees. this thing is awesome. >> rob, you're pretending you're here. >> hi, guys. no, i'm like on a roller coaster
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i think in santa monica. there is the ocean. there's the ferris wheel. there's people like waving at me right now. it's really amazing. >> i want to show you this. this is a replica -- this is an im 360 camera. what we'll have with us on safari. this is how you'll be in the jeep with me literally as we're going figuratively. >> this is so cool. >> i always dreamed of seeing it so i'm looking forward. >> you leave today. >> i leave today. big event on tuesday. for more on how to use it go on our website on yahoo! and we'll be right back. >> so cool.
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good morning. i'm abc 7 news morning anchor natasha zouves. let's look at your bay area forecast with meteorologist mike nicco. >> good morning, everybody. the atmosphere still itching to produce showers. around sunnyvale across cupertino. this is the case throughout the afternoon. the chance of thunder will taper the next couple of hours. light rain tomorrow afternoon and evening and dry and warmer for the weekend. a stalled vehicle on the train tracks is causing delays on train number 3 running 2 1/2 hours late. train number five is also two hours late. and tiburon ferry for dock maintenance and the delays at bay bridge and other bay area bridges. natasha. >> time now for kelly and michael. we'll be back for the abc 7
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midday news. our reporting on our news app and join us week days from >> it's live with "mike & mike in the morning." today from "forsaken," keither sutherland. and from the series "viking," travis fimmel. mister a performance from recording artist jazmine sullivan, all next on "live." [captioning made possible by espn, inc.] >> and now here are your award-winning co-hosts, kelly ripa and michael strahan. [applause]


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