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good morning, america. donald trump on a roll. >> we won with everything. tall people, short people, fat people, skinny people. just won. >> the gop front-runner celebrates big back-to-back wins, now all eyes on the nevada, the next vote casts tomorrow. can marco rubio and ted cruz stop his momentum? the uber driver accused of killing six people, reportedly picking up fares during the rampage. now those passengers are speaking out. taking us inside the terrifying ride. >> we were driving through medians. driving through the lawn. >> and uber is responding to the attack. amazing escape. a megabus evacuated just moments before it goes up in flames. a reporter onboard shares an account. how they all got out alive. ♪ rocket man out of this world mystery.
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the newly uncovered tapes revealing the, quote, weird music, astronauts say was playing on the dark side of the moon. what the famous rocket man really heard. ♪ i'm a rocket man >> ooh, that was bad. >> but it felt so good. >> great monday morning here on "gma." we're getting to the bottom of that space mystery and speaking of stars. >> yes, none other than sam champion, everybody, in the house. >> of course, they have pandora in space. >> 30 years ago, yeah. >> also, it was new then. welcome back, sam. good to have you here. we'll begin with the race for the white house. it's "your voice, your vote." donald trump, the clear front-runner in the republican race. their next contest in nevada
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tomorrow and abc's tom llamas is here with the latest. >> reporter: george, good morning. donald trump takes his high-roller campaign to vegas today while his two closest competitors, senator marco rubio and ted cruz try to argue the odds are on their side to win the nomination. their argument, trump may be winning today. but there are still 70% of voters not picking donald trump. this morning, donald trump on a victory lap following a big win in south carolina. saying he's attracted gop voters in all shapes and sizes. >> we won with everything. tall people, short people, fat people, skinny people. just won. >> reporter: in atlanta, the lights went out on trump. but it couldn't stop his power over the crowd. >> they didn't pay the electric bill. i like that much better. because the lights don't work, i won't pay the rent. so we get better lighting and we don't pay the rent right? >> reporter: trump on a roll after his back-to-back wins. the whole trump family on the
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victory stage in south carolina. even wife melania leading the charge for the next contest. >> we love you and we're going ahead to nevada. >> reporter: hoping to limit those trump celebrations. senator marco rubio. who barely won second place in south carolina. rubio hit three states on sunday. speaking to some of his biggest crowds and unveiling a new message. >> america is a nation which in our veins flows the blood of people who refuse to accept the limits placed upon them by a stale society. >> reporter: but senator ted cruz is telling rubio, not so fast. mocking his appearance on "this week" with george. >> he was asked what state can you win and the answer is he gave is he said i think we can win florida on march 15th. that's a fairly amazing admission they don't believe they're going to win here in nevada. >> reporter: all three hoping to gain supporters from jeb bush who dropped out of the race following a weak showing in south carolina.
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>> a number of pundits said if a couple of other candidates drop out, if you add their scores together, it's going to equal trump. right? these geniuses. they don't understand that as people drop out, i'm going to get a lot of those votes, also. you don't just add them together. >> reporter: now the washington post reporting this morning that former new york city mayor rudy giuliani is advising donald trump. he'll announce his national security advisers very soon. an interesting endorsement. rubio -- donny wahlberg, the former new kids of the block member, saying he has the oh oh oh the right stuff. >> did he say it like that? >> he didn't say it like that. i just thought he should have said that. >> thanks for clarifying. to the democrats now. hillary clinton scoring a hard-fought victory in nevada over bernie sanders. a much-needed win for the
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clinton campaign, they may now slow bernie sanders' momentum ahead of their next face-off in south carolina. abc's cecilia vega is here and has the latest for us. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you. bernie sanders says he's not going anywhere, he's in this race until the convention. after this loss in nevada, that path to the nomination is looking a lot tougher. this morning, hillary clinton still riding high. >> we just won nevada! >> reporter: fresh off that nevada win -- >> something really special is happening here. >> reporter: clinton, now armed with two victories and hoping for a third, heading into the next state, south carolina. >> the fight goes on, the future that we want is within our grasps. >> reporter: and she's looking ahead to the palmetto state feeling confident. the latest polls showing clinton with a double-digit lead over vermont senator bernie sanders. but despite that big vegas-style
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win, clinton conceding overnight, she has a big problem to overcome -- trust. >> i'll demonstrate that i have always been the same person fighting for the sam values. >> reporter: bernie sanders still vowing to stay in the fight. vowing supporters. in from a sunday church dinner to a massive rally. 5,000 people strong. >> you and you and you have the power to determine the future of america. >> reporter: and former president bill clinton stopping in oklahoma overnight, bracing for a fight on super tuesday and beyond with a different competitor across the aisle. >> one of their candidates in the other party said he's going to make america great again. let me tell you something -- america never stopped being great again. never. >> reporter: lots of cheers for that line. sanders' team is spending heavily. hoping for a victory. this fight is going to get more heated. as the two sides go after the african-american voters.
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heading into south carolina. george, clinton supporters tell me we'll hear her go strong on sanders' record on guns. jon karl now. in the end, the nomination are all about piling up delegates. jon, where things stand right now. >> reporter: after three states, donald trump has an even bigger lead in the delegate race than he's had in the polls. 67 delegates compared to 11 for ted cruz, 10 for you marco rubio and 5 for john kasich. we're just getting started. it takes 1,237 to win the republican nomination. on the democratic side, hillary clinton and bernie sanders are actually tied among the delegates that have won in primaries and caucuses. the so called pledge delegates. but democrats have also the super delegates, they can vote for whoever they want. really the party establishment. add those in, hillary clinton
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has a huge lead 502 to 70. for democrats it takes more than 2,000 to win the nomination. >> jon, next tuesday, super tuesday, the most delegates at stake. >> that's the big prize, 11 states voting for candidates. about 600 delegates at stake. for democrats more than 1,000. george, if donald trump can keep his momentum, if he can score a sweep on super tuesday, it's hard to see how he's stopped. >> ted cruz has got to do well in his home state. texas. jon karl, thanks very much. let's talk to matt dowd right now. donald trump, two big wins in south carolina. and new hampshire. no republic has done that, has ever been denied the nomination. if you look at the betting markets right now, it has his odds for the nomination about even with marco rubio, why? >> we're in a unique situation right now. instead of coalescing around the front-runner they're trying to coalesce against the front-runner. i think the betting markets and the probability people have made
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two bad assumptions during this race. first, they assumed that donald trump has a ceiling, he can't get above the ceiling. an assumption that's going to be broken in the next week or two. the momentum as win, you gain the ceiling. the early 1900s in football, when you bet on the running game and knute rockne shows up with the forward pass. donald trump has invented the forward pass here. so it's blown away all the previous rules in this. the interesting thing is the gop wants to stop donald trump it seems the only way they can stop him is with a contested convention. it doesn't seem like they have a plan for somebody else to win. >> he has four opponents right now. he can do well with 30%, 35%. >> 36%. >> meantime that path for hillary clinton with south carolina and super tuesday coming up, she can build up a huge lead. >> i think it gets very difficult if bernie sanders doesn't keep it close, she'll begin to wrap up the race next week.
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>> you went old school with the football analogy. >> i know. now to that twist between apple and fbi. fbi director writing a letter about the disputes as protesters plan to back apple. in more than 30 cities. abc's pierre thomas in washington has the latest for us. >> reporter: good morning, robin. while rallies in support of apple across the country tomorrow, they continue to face off with both sides digging in, this morning, as you said the fbi director is getting personally involved in a very public debate. releasing a letter calling on apple to comply to help unlock the iphone of san bernardino killer, syed farook. we can't look the survivors in the eye or ourselves in the mirror if we don't follow this lead. fbi director james comey said, we don't want to break anyone's encrypiton. or set a master key loose on the land. i hope thoughtful people would take the time to understand that.
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but apple is taking to the air waves to challenge the fbi's reasoning. saying that the privacy and security of millions of his customers are at risk. >> no limit on what the government could require apple to do if it succeeds this way. >> reporter: to make the case, apple has hired ted olson whose wife died on one of the planes in the 9/11 attack and this is pandora box. we can't surrender our civil liberties and give the terrorists a victory. >> reporter: the fbi claims that the investigation remains urgent, that the phone may have critical additional clues including whether others were involved. this morning, apple ceo tim cook e-mailed his employees to thank them for their support. he calls on the fbi to withdraw its demands and set up a special panel for these issues. he said an army veteran wrote him, quote, like my freedom, i will always consider my privacy a treasure. clearly, neither side backing down.
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>> high stakes in this battle. we'll get the latest now on bill cosby. his wife camille is set to go under oath this morning. answering questions in a defamation lawsuit after her lawyers' attempts to stop the deposition failed. it will take place in springfield, massachusetts. linsey davis is there. >> reporter: good morning, george. this is exactly what camille cosby was hoping to avoid. at around 9:30, she's expected to face probing questions not only about her relationship with her husband but his relationship with other women. over the weekend, her attorneys filed this emergency motion, to postpone her deposition at a massachusetts hotel. >> no wife wants to go into a deposition or public forum and have to testify about her personal relationship with her husband. definitely not testify about his relationship with other women. cosby's wife of 52 years has
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been hoping to avoid answering any questions about her husband. citing marital privilege. but the attorney for seven of cosby's alleged victims who filed a defamation suit against the embattled comedian saying she would have relevant information having served as his business manager for years. mrs. cosby argues she has had no involvement with the facts or allegations with this case. her public testimony would create a unnecessary media circus that serves no purpose other than to harass and embarrass her. more than 50 women have come forward claiming cosby sexually assaulted them, claims he has consistently denied. his wife right by his side. even when allegations resurfaced during an interview with the associated press, only once making a public statement. defending her husband, saying he's the man you thought you knew. a judge has also ruled that mrs. cosby can refuse to answer certain questions that would involve private conversations
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between her and her husband. protected by the marital disqualification rule. now to that big scare on a megabus catching fire and exploding on a highway outside of chicago. fortunately no one was hurt and we're hearing how they managed to survive. abc's linzie janis is here. >> reporter: it had been on the road for just over an hour when disaster struck. the driver saying it was only a flat tire and nothing to worry about. it was really scary. >> reporter: horrifying moments on an illinois highway. >> big explosion. bus on fire. smoke probably 30 feet in the air. >> reporter: this megabus traveling from chicago to minneapolis, exploding. just moments after the 40 people onboard evacuated. >> it was full of black smoke. and as i got off, the bus blew up. >> reporter: panicked passengers watching as their belongings go up in flames.
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>> we lost everything. >> reporter: you can see the charred remains of the bus. miraculously no one was injured. many onboard said there were signs of problems early on. >> some people said they smell burning. >> reporter: "the new york times" frugal traveler lucas peterson was onboard doing a story on the bus. that offers fares as low as a dollar. >> the driver kept pulling over to the side. it seemed clearly there was something wrong with the bus. >> reporter: last year in upstate new york, another megabus fire. after a tire blew. that bus pulling over and then igniting and in 2012, this megabus in georgia, destroyed by fire. a blown tire responsible for ravaging that bus. pending litigations, these bus may be carrying too much weight, causing the tires to blow out. this morning, an investigation is under way to what caused the latest bus to incinerate.
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>> they have an event data recorder. much like an airplane's black box. megabus is cooperating with authorities and safety is its top priority. >> boy, so glad everyone got out of there. lara, the reason we were singing poorly "rocket man." >> a bit of space mystery brewing. new audio unveiling that astronauts may have heard music on the dark side of the moon. raising some big questions this morning. ♪ ground control to major tom >> reporter: up until now, david bowie is probably the closest we have come to hearing space music. but newly declassified audio tapes reveal there may be music in space. in 1969 as apollo 10 cruises the dark side of the moon, where contact with nasa is unavailable, astronauts claim
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they heard something strange. >> did you hear that? that whistling sound? >> it sounds like outer space music. >> that sure is weird music. >> reporter: those transcripts were archived and held for the last four decades. freshly enurted on the science channel. there may be an earthly explanation. one technician believed it was caused by two different spacecrafts. radios interfering with each other. and the astronauts aren't sure if it was caused by the radiofrequencies but they did admit they were very terrified by it. >> can you imagine? >> up there all alone. >> sure it's just radio frequencies. or not. >> or not. >> sure it was. >> sam, what else do you got today. big storm behind you. lot to talk about today. today is the transition day in the east coast. let's get to the wall. cooler temperatures in.
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we were in the 60s in the east and the northeast. now that's all cooler temperatures. tomorrow, we're talking about ice, rain and snow. philadelphia through to new york city. today, some strong storms developing in texas. watch this low and as it moves to new orleans this is the worst part of this storm, these storms in the darker shade, it could actually spawn off some tornadoes. could spin up a tornado in that. behind that, a low front. we're talking about snow. look at you, chicagoland, little bit south and east, getting some of the bigger totals here of the snow. up to 6 inches. that's the weather around nation.
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good morning, i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco. a lot of sunshine, high clouds as we spring into warmth today with above average highs all week. there's a weak system this weekend. so far i'm not calling for any rain yet. mid- to upper 60s along the coast into san francisco, richmond. 70 to 74 for the rest of us. tonight temperatures mainly in the low to upper 40s. we could see a few record highs tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. and thanks for joining us again this week, sam. already got chicagoland in one time. coming up here on "gma", an uber driver suspected in that deadly rampage in michigan. those passengers speaking out.
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>> once he came to a stop, i jumped out of the car and ran away. >> inside that terrifying ride and uber official will join us exclusively this morning. also coming up, a new crackdown on hoverboards. now an official saying no hoverboard is safe. crackdown on hoverboard. now an official saying no hoverboard is safe. if you need an opioid to manage your chronic pain, you may be sooo constipated it feels like everyone can go ...except you. tried many things? still struggling to find relief? you may have opioid-induced constipation, oic. it's different and may need a different approach. opioids block pain signals, but can also block activity in the bowel. which is why it can feel like your opioid pain med is slowing your insides to a crawl.
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♪ welcome back to "good morning america." and the angola crater in tanzania where the great migration is taking place and tomorrow, amy is going to take us inside live for our "good morning america" on safari. we'll talk to her in just a moment. >> amazing the new technology we'll be using, you'll feel like you're right there with her. also right now, we're one day away from the gop caucus. all eyes are on nevada and donald trump. who just won a big victory in south carolina. marco rubio and ted cruz fighting to stop his momentum. and mark zuckerberg is predicting virtual reality is the future of social media during a surprise visit at a tech conference on sunday. he said, pretty soon we'll live in a world where everyone has the power to share and
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experience whole scenes like we're there. right in person. >> how pretty soon? >> like tomorrow. amy is going to lead us. it's incredible. a network television first. a live 360-degree virtual reality experience. "gma" will be on safari. let's talk to amy. >> that's right, guys. we'll be showing you animals like you have never seen them before. with amazing, sweeping views. you'll be looking at these animals with extremely rare angles. all brought to you by drones flying overhead and that 360-degree virtual experience. we're bringing you a live, never before seen, an interactive safari. without any of the jet lag that i am currently experiencing. >> you don't look it. >> you couldn't tell one bit, amy. thank you. we'll be checking back with her. >> give willie nelson his hat back. >> sam. >> first day back, a little cranking.
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>> amy will laugh. >> thank you, sam. first in this half-hour, new developments in that horrifying massacre in michigan. the alleged gunman an uber driver now in custody while police investigate whether he picked up fares during the rampage. a search is on for his motive. alex perez has the latest. >> reporter: good morning, the uber driver is expected to make his first appearance in court later today at this point, authorities are tight-lipped about new possible motives in this case. this morning, the hunt for answers. what triggered an alleged rampage that led to arrest uber driver jason dalton. mayhem in kalamazoo beginning saturday evening a woman shot several times in the parking lot of this residential complex, she survives. but in this car dealership parking lot, a father and his 17-year-old son, shot and killed.
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just 16 minutes later, a gunman opens fire just outside of this cracker barrel restaurant, killing four people. including a former teacher. >> dispatch all units. >> this is your worst nightmare. >> reporter: authorities spot the suspect's vehicle and take him into custody without incident. the victims investigators say, apparently selected at random. >> how do you tell the families of these victims they weren't targeted for any reason. >> reporter: police investigating whether the uber driver took fares in between shootings. this man said he was one of his passengers during the rampage. >> i said you're not the shooter and he said no. and i say are you sure and he said no i'm just really tired. >> reporter: matt millen said he rode with dalton 70 minutes before the first shooting. he said he sat in the front seat because he had a dog in the backseat.
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the ride started normally. but within a few minutes he had to find a way out of dalton's cars. >> we were driving through medians, driving through lawn, speeding along. finally, once he came to a stop, i jumped out of the car and ran away. >> reporter: millen then said he called 911 and gave dalton's license plate number. later provided officers with his name and picture from his uber account. and this morning, we're learning one of the young victims a 14-year-old girl, who was believed to have brain dead is fighting for her life, responding to doctors with two thumbs up when asked if she can hear them. robin. >> all right, alex, thank you very much. in a morning exclusive, we're joined by a member of uber's safety advisory board, ed davis. thank you so much for spending some time with us this morning to discuss this. what do you know about the suspect's background? the check that he went through. any details you can share? >> there's a full background check done on all driver
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partners for uber and this individual had the background check completed and there was nothing in his background to indicate he was a problem. he had no record whatsoever. >> is it true that uber's background check does not include checking fingerprints and law enforcement is not involved and that uber doesn't even meet with prospective drivers in person, is all that true? >> it is true that fingerprints aren't utilized. there are thousands of employers that don't use fingerprints in their background checks. it's true that this process is handled online. this process is very comprehensive. it looks into the background checks looks not only where an individual lives right now but where they lived in the past. if there is any indication of a problem at all, uber stresses that in an emergency situation,
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a call to 911 is the best way to deal with the situation like that. there was no background check that would have identified this man as a problem. he was a father, a husband, he was described as the police chief in kalamazoo as a regular guy. exactly the type of guy that any corporation would like to hire. >> was he still picking up the fares? >> all of that information is part of the ongoing investigation. >> people are waking up this morning and concerned about using uber. you have been in law enforcement before. for 35 years. how can you assure people they will be safe if they get in a uber car and will you recommend any changes to the board? >> uber is constantly looking at security procedures, before, during and after the trip. there's a constant flow of information. the identity of the driver, the vehicle they're driving.
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>> all right, ed davis, thank you very much. of course, we're thinking of the victims and those that were injured and keeping those families in our thoughts. >> our hearts go out to them, no question. >> ed davis, thank you for your information. >> still no apparent motive. we'll move on now to the you new development in the domestic investigation into nfl quarterback johnny manziel. saying they have surveillance video that may help the case. abc's ryan smith has the story. >> reporter: this morning, dallas police say they are examining hotel surveillance video reportedly showing an encounter between manziel and his ex-girlfriend. >> detectives have continued communicating with the complainant. interviewed witnesses. as well as obtained video from surveillance cameras. >> reporter: in her affidavit seeking an order of protection from manziel, crowley said she met up with manziel at hotel zazza in the early morning hours of january 30th. she claims the argument became
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physical as she became very scared and tried to fight him off. she said he led her down a back stairway to the holt valet and she told the valet, please don't let him take me. i'm scared for my life. crowley also claims, the 23-year-old struck her with his open hand on my left ear and she could not hear out of that ear. police would not release details about the surveillance video. >> there has been no determination as to what charge, if any, will be filed against mr. manziel. >> reporter: in october, police dash cam alleged another confrontation between the pair. >> he hit me a couple times. >> while you were in the car? >> yeah. >> manziel known for his hard partying ways off the field has not been arrested or charged for either encounter. for "good morning america," ryan smith -- abc news, new york. >> thanks to ryan for that. coming up -- the new warning about hoverboards. the feds say most on the market now are not safe. we'll tell you why.
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the cpsc citing 52 hoverboard fires in over 24 states, totalling some $2 million in damages. this home burned to the ground after a hoverboard went up in flames. some blaming those lithium ion batteries from china. but still, no firm proof. >> it's irresponsible for a company to continue to sell hoverboards that they know do not comply with the standard. >> reporter: the cpsc telling retailers hoverboards currently on the market may be subject to recall and consumers should ask for full refunds for those already sold. if the boards are not certified as safe. toys "r" us now taking hoverboards off their shelves and amazon offered full refunds and overstock.com stopping all sales. and swagway said it will comply with the new guidelines. they have come up with a new technology that should solve these issues. when it comes to a holiday gift, the cpsc hasn't seen a safety
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calm down. >> yeah, calm down. >> sure, i'll calm down. >> amy, tell us -- great to see you again. tell us what that experience was like. >> i mean, even though there was a steel-reinforced door between me and those cubs, my heart was pounding. they're wild and ferocious. they had to be rescued just four days ago, their mom was poached. they can't survive on their own. this orphanage rescued them, fattening them up, and reintroduce them to a pride in a couple of weeks. and i also got to meet a less ferocious cat. i was assured it had retractable claws. it was so beautiful. and just so many groups doing amazing things out here. so much more needs to be done to protect these animals. back to you. >> so glad you're there. much more with you in our next hour. okay, amy.
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it is 7:56. good morning i'm abc 7 news morning anchor reggie aqui. let's check your forecast with mike nicco. look at that pretty shot. >> every once in a while you could see seagulls. but going to be shy during today's shot. mid-60s at noon. mid-70s at 4:00. low 60s for a mild evening. the forecast, well warmer than average for this weekend. >> sue. >> if you are heading from highway 4 and hercules looking at one hour into san francisco. so allow plenty of time. problems at the 24 junction and southbound 680 but traffic stacked up southbound on 680. >> coming up, a cruel internet hoax that has gone viral and
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m., and we have the latest on kesha's emotional legal battle. to break free from her contract with longtime producer. fans taking her side. and taylor swift sends kesha a big donation overnight. scary case of stolen identity, a nightmare hoax. for this young woman, her photo stolen and plastered across the internet linked to a fake story. leading to harassment and bullying. how you can keep your photos and identity safe online. ♪ and health alert. the new research revealing that eating high cholesterol foods does not increase your risk of heart disease. before you fill up your breakfast with bacon and butter, dr. ashton is here with a reality check. ♪ it's oscar week. robin one-on-one with best actor
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nominee bryan cranston in his hometown. >> hello. >> hello. i didn't know you dine here. plus, so many stars getting red-carpet ready right now. this morning, the trainer revealing their favorite moves. you can do them, too, right in your living room. that's all ahead as we say -- >> all: good morning, america! sam's just dancing away. love that. love the laugh. can't wait for oscar sunday. less than a week away. we're getting red-carpet ready with some great moves and d.j. kiss and rachel smith have the hottest workouts to get in shape fast. >> look at d.j. kiss. and we're counting down this morning to "good morning america" on safari. you have already seen amy out there in tanzania. >> oh, my gosh.
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>> we're using our drone technology that takes you live inside africa's garden of eden. amy is there right now. amy. >> that's right. right behind me is the ngorongoro crater. i can't wait to take you inside that cater with me and we're bringing with us groundbreaking technology. of course, we have our drone cameras flying above giving you unprecedented access to these animals and then that 360-degree virtual reality experience. like you've never seen before. millions of animals are threatened on this continent. in fact, our own t.j. holmes is just south of me, in south africa where he'll bring the story of the rhino crisis in that country. we have so much to talk about and so much to bring you. are you guys getting excited? >> very excited. >> i'll be happier when t.j. gets his hands out of that. >> tell him to be careful. >> i am, you look fantastic. loving it. let's go to cecilia vega with the morning rundown. we begin with that legal battle between apple and the fbi.
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in a message to employees apple ceo tim cook said helping the fbi to hack into the san bernardino shooter's iphone would set a dangerous precedent. but the fbi director is making a personal plea, saying the victims deserve a thorough investigation. he says no other phones would be affected. and donald trump and hillary clinton are riding a wave of momentum after their big wins. there's word that trump is now getting advice from former new york city mayor rudy giuliani. ahead of tomorrow's nevada caucuses, marco rubio has picked up endorsements, including from donny wahlberg. the democrats are battling for minority votes in south carolina and bernie sanders getting help from actor danny glover. hillary clinton admitting she faces a challenge to gain voters' trust. in medical news, researchers said the hpv vaccine has helped reduce infection rates in girls by 60% in the last decade. doctors hope this will encourage more parents to vaccinate their teens.
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hollywood is facing new backlash over a lack of diversity. a new survey analyzing hundreds of recent movies and tv shows found only a third of speaking roles went to women and behind the camera women directed only 3% of films. the report concluded there's a, quote, epidemic of invisibility for women and minorities. and finally, hands down the best video we'll see today. one woman dancing into the white house like it took 100 years to get there -- because it did. virginia mclaurin finally got to meet the president obama and first lady. she's 106 years old and she's also very tech savvy. she launched a social media campaign to meet the obamas. when she finally got the chance this is what happened. >> i want to be like you. >> you can. >> she's dancing. come on! what's the secret to still dancing at 106? >> how much do we love that,
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virginia wouldn't reveal her secret to longevity because all that dancing she does, guys, she sprinted into the white house, that president obama had to tell her, slow it down, not too quick, virginia. [ laughter ] >> 106. so glad you shared that with us, cecilia. she's looking and feeling good. now, we have a health headline. a new study that provides more evidence that eating high cholesterol foods does not increase your risk for heart disease. sam before, you grab more bacon and eggs, dr. jen ashton is here with important details. i like how she said slow it there. there's some viewers who may be surprised by this new study. but it's not really information. >> in cardiology and nutrition, we file this under everything old is new again. we have suspected for a long time it's not as simple as the foods we eat having high cholesterol going on to cause heart disease. we know that if you have high
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cholesterol in your blood, yes, that is a risk factor for heart disease but, in terms of what we eat, it's really more about the saturated fat and, believe it or not, the carbohydrates that stacks the deck. >> genetics, too. >> genetics is huge factor in there, too. >> all right, so, cholesterol gets a really bad rap. >> mini med school here, every single cell in our body has cholesterol in the cell membranes. we need cholesterol to make steroids to make hormones. to make digestive acids. if you have high cholesterol in your blood the key thing is, know these numbers. so many people i speak to, they say, i have high cholesterol. i ask them their number. they don't know. ldl the lousy cholesterol. you want to know that number and the healthy cholesterol number, the hdl. if you monitor aggressively with good nutrition and exercise, you can drop those numbers about 15%. the rest of it is genetics.
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and the cholesterol that our body makes internal. >> i like "l" for lousy and "h" for healthy. >> your favorite high-cholesterol food? >> breaking news, eggs are super foods. take a look at this graphic. look at their nutritional value. an average egg has 75 calories. localry food. don't look at that yet. sam, avert your eyes. 7 grams of protein. a very high lean protein food. an average size egg has 180 to 213 grams of cholesterol. packed with nutrients. ite mines, minerals. so, those are good. what's bad? all those breakfast meats, all those hash browns, all that bread. in moderation. happy, sam? >> but eggs are back and i like that. >> there you go. >> i'm with you. lara, what's else is coming up today?
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>> here's what's coming up -- kesha's emotional court battle. taylor swift and so many more showing huge support for her overnight. then, a nightmare hoax, a mom harassed after her photo was stolen and shared across the internet. she is speaking out on "good morning america" today. and then, a quiz for you. check out these dogs. which do you think is the most popular breed? we'll answer and we'll talk about the top dog coming up on "good morning america." i kind of feel like him right now. "good morning america's" morning menu is brought to you by advil.
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♪ that is kesha and "timber." we're playing that because the latest on kesha's legal battle. so many stars -- taylor swift has come out and supported her. demi lovato. they're doing it because a judge denied kesha's request to break the contract with a longtime producer. she claims the man abusd her. jesse palmer has the story. >> reporter: this ruling has sparked outrage with fans and fellow hollywood stars alike. who took to social media this weekend, demanding that kesha become freed from working with her alleged abuser. ♪ >> reporter: overnight, pop star kesha getting a huge new supporter in her legal battles with her producer. taylor swift making a $250,000 donation to help kesha with any financial needs during this trying time. this comes just after a judge refused to cancel kesha's
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contract with her label because she no longer wanted to work with producer lucas, best known as dr. luke, the hitmaker behind radio smash hits from artists like katy perry, kelly clarkson and miley cyrus. kesha alleging in her lawsuit against dr. luke, for the past ten years, dr. luke has sexually physically abused ms. sebert. to where she nearly lost her life. dr. luke refuting those claims. telling abc news, that the allegations against him are outright lies. in the court noted multiple times that her allegations were devoid of factual detail. >> it ties into a bigger issue of sexual abuse that's been going on in the music business quite a bit recently. >> reporter: these images showing an emotional kesha inside court. while her fans gathered outside showering the star with support. on social media, the #freekesha becoming a top trend and her
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famous friends very publicly supporting her. from ariana grande, to kelly clarkson. lady gaga saying, i'm in awe of your bravery. demi lovato with a twitter storm of support, saying, this is only going to make you stronger. kesha posting this on friday, thank you to everyone and saying hope is the only thing stronger than fear. a long road ahead for the pop star. right now, kesha is contractually obligated to make six albums with the label. >> six more albums. wow. >> thanks, jesse. now, to a nightmare hoax that has a lot of parents paying attention this morning. a mom from connecticut is speaking out after photo announcing that her baby's birth online. along with a fake story leading to brutal harassment. linzie janis has her story. >> reporter: the photo captured
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the day of the joy your first child is born. a moment you'll cherish forever. but this morning, that very same photo creating a living nightmare for this mother. >> it's something that i don't believe at times. and it really happened to me. >> reporter: the photo originally posted in january 2015 about bennett's son being the first baby born in the new year. at the millford hospital in connecticut. the same photo resurfacing wednesday, with the very different story. the headline reading, detroit woman gives birth to her 14th child from 14 different fathers. on worldnewsdailyreport.com. the story going viral when bennett was tagged on facebook by a former co-worker. >> to be honest i thought it was a joke. i laughed about it. >> reporter: the article tying bennett and her family's image to the fabricated story of a woman named anita sullivan. as the day worn on and the story spread, it began to take an emotional toll on bennett. >> i started getting more and
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more notifications on my facebook. when people are starting to make comments, calling you ugly and fat, that's where i started breaking down. because i was seeing comments from 30,000 people. >> reporter: according to experts, all photos posted on public sites are at risk. how can you protect yourself? experts say, mark your pages as private or watermark your photos. >> if it wasn't copy righted anyone can grab the photo and do what they want with it. >> unfortunately the law hasn't caught up with technology. >> you want to watermark your photo. >> you write a text, it's your name on it or mark it in some way. that everybody knows when it's reproduced, it's your picture. >> intended to be funny, it's not funny at all. we're counting down to oscar sunday and our big "good morning america" show on monday. but first, we're getting red-carpet ready all week.
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and this morning, we have the hottest workout tips, a-listers are using to look their best. and abc's abbie boudreau went one-on-one with the hollywood trainer, to get their secrets for you. >> reporter: stars sizzling on the red carpet. and what's the secret behind their perfectly-toned designer body -- trainer jeannette jenkins knows. >> the hollywood trainer. >> reporter: training some of the hottest bodies in hollywood. >> i train pink, alicia keys, kelly rowland. >> reporter: pushing her a-list clientele to tone up fast. >> we hit everything, we do cardio and sculpting. then we take everything up a level. reach with those arms. make them straight. >> reporter: in the three to six weeks leading up to the red carpet, her celeb clients working every day for an average of two hours. >> most of the time the woman are in gowns and their opens are open. i make sure that i hit those arms and the upper body.
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>> rotate. reach. >> reporter: like this exercise targeting the arms and upper back. >> alternate. row. fly. >> reporter: jeannette said the row and fly is a celeb favorite and it works. does pink do this? >> she sure does. she does whatever i tell her. >> reporter: another secret -- nutrition. >> lowering the sugar content. so it's like no more processed foods, no sugars. >> reporter: but her best advice beyond hitting the gym -- confidence. >> my number one thing is, absolutely no self-hate. you have to absolutely love yourself. >> reporter: for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> abbie is keeping up. >> have you been doing your pre-oscars -- a little bit? >> very little. >> i only had half a bagel this morning. abc's rachel smith is live from the grand entrance of the
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samsung 837 building. they're going to show us a few moves while d.j. kiss pumps up the workout playlist. hey, rachel. >> hey, robin -- ladies, are we ready to jump back into things? let's do it. jeannette, can you show us full body moves? >> okay, first exercise, reverse lunge with an upright row. step the right leg back. now get off the couch at home. i'm going to need you to do this with us. come on, this is teamwork. all across america. we're getting red-carpet ready. this is for thighs, booty, shoulders and the back. >> all right, so, after the full-body move, what can we do next? >> another full-body move. drop the dumbbells. find your inner ballerina. up on your toes. arms overhead. lower down and squeeze everything. we call this is plie on your toes.
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you work your thighs, it works everything. your thighs. your booties. yes. >> something else for the backside? >> take your left leg back. i do this with all my clients. lift the right leg off the floor. little pulses. you're squeezing into the booty. arms, nice and long. squeeze tight. little balance. let's get the other side, too. i do this with all my girls, kelly rowland, alicia keys. pink, of course. yes, keep squeezing. 25 of these at home. if you do a hundred, by the end of the week, maybe you'll look like pink. >> robin, i think we have to take five. >> rachel and abbie. what are we doing? couch potatoes over here. thank you to jeannette. get jeannette's workout on our website on yahoo!. the very fit sam champion is outside. >> i'm doing squats right now.
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happy birthday. who do you want to say hi to? >> my aunt. >> where is she? >> in minnesota. let's get to the boards. here comes the cold air. well, okay, it's cooler than it has been. look at green bay this morning. that cold air sets up for tomorrow/tomorrow night's rain/snow mix. in the east coast. and in the chicagoland area. let's head west, santa barbara, you guys have a strong wind going on. be prepared for that. on the other side of the jet stream where the cold air is aspen you're in. denver a good morning, i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco. a lot of sunshine, high clouds as we spring into warmth today with above average highs all week. there's a weak system this weekend. so far i'm not calling for any
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rain yet. mid- to upper 60s along the coast into san francisco, richmond. 70 to 74 for the rest of us. tonight temperatures mainly in the low to upper 40s. we could see a few record highs tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. >> we're live in times square. come say hi. but now it's back to -- >> all: lara! >> thank you, sam. get in here. "pop news" time, everyone. we begin with lady gaga singing what should be the theme song at my alma mater, penn state university hosting thon over the weekend. the 48-hour dance marathon is the world's largest student-run philanthropy. 39 years running. this year did not disappoint. 700 dancers shimmied for two days straight. no sleeping allowed. they raised $9.7 million. >> did you do it? >> yes. back in the day i did. if you were on a sports team, you were encouraged to participated. but you wanted to. it's worth it.
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you can see here, there's members of the sports teams trying to keep everybody going. there's the football team. doing a little bit of dabbing. just so you know, guys, $127 million has been raised by penn state in this largest-run student -- a little shoutout. congratulations. also in "pop news," a little pop quiz for you. say you wake up. your famished. you go to a restaurant. you order breakfast. you order scrambled eggs. they come out and they're runny. what do you do? do you send it back? shrug it off? sam? >> use the toast and swab it all up. i don't know. >> you make it work. they're eggs. they're healthy. >> you guys would be doing just fine. listen to this, so, how you respond to that moment could permanently alter your career path according to the charles schwab ceo -- what he does, he takes candidates out to breakfast.
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he has now admitted that he tells the waiter to mess up their order on purpose to see how the candidates respond. he says he's more interested in the prospect's character. how they deal with adversity. another way to look inside their heart rather than just their head. >> interesting. >> i think it's brilliant. the jig is up now. >> what if they're very polite. it's not what i ordered. send it back. >> i think the wrong thing is, if you throw the plate and say, this is not what i ordered. >> this is not acceptable. i will not run the company like this one day! >> sam, when you did that yesterday -- that's not going to fly with schwab. also in "pop news," if you think your significant other is a little territorial, trust me, it could be worse. this picture was posted to an online site, one girl's gift to her boyfriend. it's a t-shirt with her face on it. caption on the t-shirt, if
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you're reading this, you're too close. i have a girlfriend. now, we're not sure of the circumstances leading up to this gift. but look closely at this guy's face. >> help me. help me now. get me out of this room and this relationship right now. that may be the thought bubble. >> because you're saying i love it honey. and the thought bubble says that. >> america, save me. that's "pop news." >> well done, lara. >> thank you. we'll be right back. ♪
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hi there. good morning. i'm abc 7 news morning anchor natasha zouves. let's check on your monday morning commute with sue hall. >> still jammed in walnut creek out of concord. we have a problem on the transition from 680 and that is gone but still a 40-minute drive from walnut into concord. and slow and go on the peninsula. an accident southbound 280 past 92. and look at the back-up on 280. it is almost to 380 so give yourself plenty of time. >> mike nicco wi
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welcome back. check out the beautiful picture. a little bit of haze in the can cam there. mid-60s for the lunch hour. mid-60s at 4:00. and check out at 7:00, still mild, mid-50s to 60 degrees. above average. up to 12 degrees above average. we may set a few records the couple of days. tapering on saturday and sunday. slight chance of rain both days. natasha. >> we'll have another update in 30 minutes and always on our news app and abc7news.com. join us tomorrow morning bright
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or dark and early from 4:30 to ♪ welcome back to "good morning america" on this monday morning. and we're counting down to oscar sunday. rachel smith helping us get red-carpet ready, showing great workouts stars use to get in shape. rachel, you have some high-tech gear that can help us, too. right, rach. >> oh, yeah. sure do, robin. to keep me on the glam game, i'm check it out. to keep me on the glam game, i'm rocking the new smartwatch from samsung. i just took my bpm. it will clock my steps. 2,237 steps this morning. nice work. yeah, and other versions will allow you to call, text and e-mail all from your wrist. it's pretty handy while working out. >> all right, already 2,000
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steps, it's just 8:30. not bad. she loves that move. >> she does. >> i do this, it's thousands of steps and you don't even have to move. it's awesome. how about we go back to africa? amy is getting ready, on the scene in tanzania. the place they call africa's garden of eden. >> that's right. we're so excited to take you live with unprecedented access into the ngorongoro crater. here in tanzania. i'm here with dave salmoni. wild life expert from animal planet. he's had many close encounters with wild animals. he'll be our tour guide tomorrow. he's a big guy. i'm standing on a box right now to be transparent here. dave and i actually went into the crater earlier this morning. it will live up to the hype. it's magical, breathtaking. the whole point is to shed some light on so many animals
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threatened. t.j. holmes is at an orphanage where they care for rhinos. baby rhinos. t.j., over to you. >> hey there, robach, i'm at the oldest game reserve in all of africa. let me show you what i'm right above. take a look down here. those are two rhino calfs. the truth is, i'm sorry to have show those two here, they're orphans. their moms were killed by poachers, poachers who were after the coveted rhino horn. we have a crisis here with rhinos in africa. why? because of demand in asia because of rhino horn. they grind it down, put it in drinks, use it as miracle medicine. but the thing is, it has no use. study after study has proven that in fact it has no scientific purpose or medical purpose. come back to me here. i want to show you how we can end this crisis.
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if they would do this -- if they would chew their own fingernails. it's made of carotene, same thing in your fingernails. it has no impact whatsoever. it's a shame, robach, that we're driving an animal to the brink of extinction for something that's the equivalent of fingernail clippings. >> it's a shame, t.j., but so important to shine that light on the problem. in fact, that's why we're here the threat to wild animals. dave, i want to talk to you about the impact. because it's significant. it's illegal hunting. >> one of the biggest pressures that these species face is this poaching or illegal hunting. >> what more can be done? >> what you have to do is partner with the local people living around this park. this is one of the first parks ever to partner with its local people. >> and case in point, perhaps, this park, the ngorongoro crater has the densest population of lions in the world. >> absolutely and
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it's because -- you'll see, it's gorgeous down there. a perfect place for them to be protected by this big crater and the fact there's lots for them to eat. >> you have gotten close with those lions. >> with some, yes. >> i feel very safe with dave by my side tomorrow, you will too, because you'll be watching from the comfort of your own home. it's going to be spectacular. something you have never seen before. >> we can't wait for that, amy. we'll show you the technology that you can use to go live on safari. we can't wait. and we also can't wait for oscar sunday. amy is going to be there with us. can you imagine the miles she'll be logging? amy is going to be there. bryan cranston is nominated for "trumbo." he opened up about his humble beginnings and the role that could lead to hollywood gold. here's a sneak peek. >> hello. >> hello. i didn't know you dine here. how are you? >> good to see you.
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>> good to see you. >> congratulations. >> thank you. >> this is your 'hood. >> it is. i live right around the corner. >> it has to be humbling to come back here, you're back here as oscar-nominated bryan cranston. >> that life is about as far away from the boy who was raised in this area, as you can get. i was not raised with the idea that you could achieve that. >> reporter: he grew up here, in the los angeles suburb of canoga park. >> my dad was an actor. and he made his living getting a job here, getting a job there. sometimes doing fairly well. at other times, not so well. >> reporter: bryan walked to his
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elementary school every day. >> so, this is the auditorium. >> reporter: wow, and it was here he decided to walk in his father's footsteps. his first performance would be a memorable one, but painfully so. about this tall. so, everything seems really big. >> yeah. >> you're supposed to say -- >> president lincoln will finish writing the gettysburg when he returns to the white house. instead i said, he'll finish writing the gettysburg when returns to the white front. instead i said and everybody was laughing. later on, i realized the power i mistakenly misplaced one word and that did this -- you expect hemmorhoid medicine. >> reporter: bryan was the ultimate journeyman, appearing
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in dozen of tv shows and commercials. unlike his father, he considered himself blessed, simply to be a working actor. your father wanted to be successful, he wanted to be a star. that did not happen for him. did that break him? >> i think it did. i think that his ego was inflated to the point where he felt that was what was important. >> mr. white? >> yes. >> you understood what i just said to you? >> lung cancer. >> walter white is the reason i was able to become dalton trumbo. >> all: surprise! >> reporter: bryan's portrayal of walter white was one of the crowning achievements of modern television. but he'd never been cast without the advocacy of the show's creator. >> vince was my champion,
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because the network and the studio, they were like, wait a minute, you're talking about walter white being played by the silly dad from "malcolm in the middle." and vince, to his great credit and my benefit, said he's an actor. this is what he does. he can do this. >> reporter: now, he's an oscar-nominated movie star for his performance as black-listed screenwriter dalton trumbo. >> you don't want your name on it? >> no, you don't want my name on it. >> we should be able to embrace someone's different culture, different ideals and not take someone's point of view that differs from ours as a threat to my own point of view but to be intrigued by it. >> it is -- you just saw the movie -- >> i loved that movie. >> powerful, powerful movie. that's a snippet. you just root for bryan
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cranston. >> yes. >> he's in a tough category, voting is still going on. >> it's still going on? >> it doesn't end until tomorrow. it doesn't end until tomorrow. that's just a snippet of what you'll see on the journey to the oscars, a special edition of "20/20" this friday at 10:00 p.m. eastern. we sit down with sylvester stallone and brie larson. the oscars sunday night and the "good morning america's" big after-party show is monday morning. are you guys ready? >> ready. let's get out to sam again. >> hey, robin, i invited a few friends the your place to watch the "20/20." where are you from? >> holland. >> i did not expect that. massachusetts, right. this i already know. what brings you to times square? >> we were just here for the weekend. we saw a few shows. >> and come out and hang out with sam. let's get to the weather. we got a long strong area of
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thunderstorms today that develops in texas. be advised of that. tomorrow is worst. lake charles, right on the only of this. baton rouge, areas that could see some tornadoes today. atlanta, we're wet starting tomorrow and soaking wet. that's the weather around the good monday morning. i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco. mid- to upper 60s for san francisco, low to mid-70s for the rest of us. it's going to be warm all the way through sunday. >> hi, how are you? here's what we're waiting for. the best dog. favorite dog. america's loving dog. >> we have the five most favorite breeds in america. we'll count them down. >> we have been teasing it all morning long. lara, do you have your favorite? >> all of them. can i take one home?
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is that possibility? >> don't let lara take a dog home. let's start with the fifth most popular dog. >> the fifth most popular breed is the beagle. >> the beagle. >> come on out, beagle. >> oh, they are cute. >> definitely the best barker of the bunch. a true hound dog. keep him on a leash. >> why do they make great pets? >> because they're friendly, they get along great with kids. and they're easy to groom. >> plus, they're super cute. they make weird barking sounds. >> they howl and they bark. >> number four. >> the fourth most popular pup is the -- >> the bulldog! >> all right, i thought this was number one. i really did. >> america loves it bulldogs. they're sweet. they don't require a lot of exercise. they're great in the city or in the country. >> you got to love them. >> absolutely. they have an unique face. >> you see the other end.
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america, i'm not sure what you're seeing right now. but we're holding onto the third spot is -- >> golden retriever. >> now, i would have thought this was our number one. >> it's gone down a little bit in the rankings. but they're super versatile. they're easy to train. they get along great with families. they're athletic. you know, obedience, agility. >> kids can do anything to them. your kids can ride them, pull their ears, they love it. >> they're very patient. >> second place goes to -- >> second place goes to the german shepherd. >> we have a puppy and an adult. >> that's right. they're the most versatile. they're great protective dogs. they do shed. they're wonderful with families and they're adorable when they're puppies, right in? >> right. all right, be prepared for that. number one. >> number one. >> number one. >> number one. >> the number one popular dog breed -- >> for 25 years in a row -- the
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labrador retriever. >> so, what makes a lab so popular for so long? >> well, because they're athletic, they're easy to train. they come in three great colors. people just love them. they're great with families. and they're beautiful. >> oh, look at him. i believe we have an award to present. >> america's most popular breed for 2015. >> do we want me to hold this for you? >> i'm happy to hold the puppy. >> but don't give it to lara because she'll take it home. >> coming up, "good morning america" anchors, we need a job program here. >> yes, we're switching gears. >> we're switching jobs from mornings to primetime. what does that mean? >> take a look. or not.
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welcome to my house. i love this song. i love "good morning america." this week, we're going from morning time to primetime. amy, first up. guest-starring in tonight's episode of "castle" here on abc. playing not amy. take a look. >> reporter: he's the author turned crime fighter in abc's
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hit show "castle." >> get on your knees. >> reporter: while a fan of watching the show from the comfort of home it's now my turn to star opposite of the "castle" stars. in a scene where i play a tv reporter. seems fitting. i arrive late in the evening ready for my close-up. first stop, my very own trailer. >> your room is right over here. let me get the door for you. >> ooh. >> it says your character's name. >> reporter: it's very nice. look at this spacious couch. this is nice. i could get used to this. once i drop off my things, it's time for wardrobe fitting. >> i have some ideas that tie into the color palette that we have used in the episode. >> come on in. come on in. yeah. >> reporter: first dress. >> kind of dull. >> reporter: but this next dress seems to be the winner. >> oh, way better.
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>> reporter: way better, and it's something that you wear in a news room. now, it's time to grab a bite to eat. let's see how good it is. post-dinner, i get dressed and then it's time for the world to meet -- first, we head to set to film a secret scene. no cameras allowed here. once we wrap, it's time to get ready for my big moment and i'm getting some coaching from the pros. >> with tv, it's simplicity and truth wins out. so, you're doing great. >> reporter: is it always this much fun? >> generally. >> reporter: always? >> it's still fun. >> just a fun wagon that keeps on rolling at castle. >> reporter: my castmates take me on a tour of the set. >> my desk is right here. >> reporter: but it's the interrogation room where my acting skills are really put to the test. >> the handsome stranger gave us a certain look. a look in her eyes that tells us, we could be a part of something together. then, you killed him, didn't
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you? >> what did you do with the body! >> reporter: finally it's time for me to channel my inner laila campo. here's a sneak peek of our scene. >> not that i know of. >> there was buckley. >> he had seniority over her. >> and buckley was missed. i can't believe he would kill her for that. >> reporter: what ends up happening to buckley in the end? well, you'll have to watch tonight to find find out. for "good morning america," amy robach, abc news, los angeles. >> she's a natural. there she is. from hollywood to safari. amy, great job. >> thank you. what they didn't show you was my laughing disorder kicked into high gear when i got there. we had to do several scenes over. i hope they don't hold it against me. >> i'm sure they won't. you did great. >> you can see amy on "castle" tonight on abc.
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of course, we'll have more of her incredible safari live. (vo) you can check on them. you can worry about them. you can even choose a car for them. (mom) honey, are you ok? (child) i'm ok. (announcer vo) love. (mom) we're ok. (announcer vo) it's what makes a subaru, a subaru.
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they say denny's 7-pepper sbut how crazy could it be... denny's new crazy spicy skillet. denny's. welcome to america's diner.
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welcome back to "good morning america" in africa. in less than 24 hours, we'll take you right behind me, inside the ngorongoro crater. with unprecedented access. incredible technology. we're partnering with im360 the 360-degree virtual reality experience. you'll feel like you're there in the crater with me. we'll show you the whole picture for the first time, and you can control what you see from home. this has never been done before. in fact, i understand, you guys back in new york, you guys have a demo on what people can do from the comfort of their couch. >> right now, with this tablet, you're looking around at 360-degree view. as if you're standing right there in africa amongst all these beautiful animals.
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>> oh, my gosh. >> there's no way you can do this. >> that's impossible. >> it's amazing. >> up close and personal. a little baby elephant. >> oh, my goodness gracious. >> the im360 camera we have there in africa, has six lenses that shoot simultaneously and then their game-changing software stitches all of the footage together in realtime to create a 360-degree video experience. >> like you're right there. we'll be right back.
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"good morning america" is brought to you by university of phoenix. we rise. we want to thank these top dogs for joining us this morning. >> have a great day, everyone. morning. >> have a great day, everyone.
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good morning. i'm abc 7 news morning anchor natasha zouves. let's check on the bay area forecast with meteorologist mike nicco. >> good morning, everybody. mostly sunny today. mid to upper 60s along the coast. san francisco, richmond, san rafael, 70 to 74 for the rest of us. my accuweather seven-day forecast, near some record highs. spring is in the forecast through the weekend. sue. >> a couple of accidents to highlight. to san pablo westbound 80 where an accident is blocking lane number two and stacking up toward highway 4. an accident on peninsula before 92, traffic is sluggish from about the -- the san pablo and san marin area. there you go. >> thank you very much, sue. it is time now for kelly and michael. we've back for abc 7 midday. our reporting continues our
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news app and abc7news.com. join us >> it's "live! with kelly & michael." today from the film, "london has fallen," angela bassett. and from the new series, "lucifer," rachel harris and the academy awards is just around the corner. so we're kicking off our after-oscar games. and it's time to reveal madam tussauds's newest creation, wax strahan. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by isney-abc domestic television] and now, here are your emmy award-winning co-hosts, kelly ripa and michael strahan.

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