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good morning, america. tornadoes reported tearing through the south. winds over 60 miles an hour knocking down tree, destroying homes and cars as freezing cold and spring snow head east. also this morning, welcome to new york. donald trump getting massive crowds in his home state and firing back at ted cruz. >> and i've got this guy standing over there looking at me talking about new york values, i think you can forget about him. >> cruz getting a rough welcome in the bronx and going one-on-one with george right here on "gma." brutal body slam. an investigation under way after this school officer seen throwing a 12-year-old girl to the ground. now we hear from the young girl about those terrifying moments. ♪ this morning, millions blown
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away by "the force awakens." now we have the world premiere, the first trailer for the explosive new "star wars" movie. before there was luke and leia, rea and finn there was "rogue one," the first look at it right here exclusively on "gma." >> good morning, america. that music gets up on a thursday morning. we have a brand-new "star wars" surprise. remember "the force awakens." such a force at the box office. biggest u.s. film ever and now we'll give you the first look at the trailer for a brand-new movie that explains the events that got "star wars" started. it's so top secret we cannot show you a frame of it yet so what you were looking at was from "the force awakens," not this new one so the clock is going. the world exclusive moments away. first those tornadoes touching down in the south
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overnight as storms damage homes and cars from kentucky to georgia and ginger is tracking it all. >> hey, good morning, george and amy. the strong to severe storms now moving through from central florida up through the carolinas. severe thunderstorm warning at this hour. look at some of this video from damage in georgia overnight. serious injuries reported in places like marietta, georgia, which is where you're seeing the video. homewood, alabama. this tree into a car. if that's not dangerous enough look at the numbers coming in. for the great lakes and midwest here. 1, the windchill by saturday morning, 6, marquette. 13 in chicago and that air slides to the east. check out new york city, it will feel like 12 on sunday morning. 7 in buffalo so a lot of cold weather to talk about even some snow that i'll be hitting on in a couple of minutes. >> oh, boy. >> all right, ginger, thank you. breaking news a manhunt under way for two men who broke free from a mental hospital overnight. one an accused killer. they are considered dangerous and abc's senior justice
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correspondent pierre thomas has been tracking all the latest. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: citizens of washington state are waking up to bad news and need to be on the lookout. these men are violent and possibly unstable. one of them described by a judge as, quote, scary. a massive manhunt under way for these two men who escaped overnight from a washington state mental hospital. police describe the men as dangerous, both deemed mentally incompetent to stand trial. >> because of the crimes they committed they're both, you know, assumed to be dangerous to others. >> reporter: mark alexander adams and anthony garber were last seen at 6 p.m. in the hospital's dining room. officials believe they escaped through a loose window in their room. garber is accused of stabbing a woman 24 times before slashing her throat. this surveillance camera at a mcdonald's caught her with the woman just days before her violent death. she can be seen buying him breakfast. the judge in his murder trial described him as scary to say the least. adams was receiving treatment in
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connection with a 2014 domestic violence charge. police warn anyone who sees the men to keep their distance and not engage them. >> we wouldn't want anyone to compromise their safety for these two guys. >> reporter: law enforcement in the region is on high alert and the u.s. marshals have been notified. this is an urgent case, george. >> sure is scary. pierre, thanks very much. to the race for the white house. donald trump getting a big welcome in his home state of new york trying to bounce back after losing to ted cruz in wisconsin. abc's tom llamas is tracking the latest in the republican race. good morning, tom. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. like pastrami on rye some things go together, donald trump and new york are one of those things. trump needs a boost at this point in the race and overnight thousands came out to welcome trump home. ♪ y'all ready for this >> reporter: this morning donald trump in a new york state of mind. >> unbelievable. it's great to be home. this is home. it's great to be home.
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we love new york. we love new york and we are all together going to make america great again, folks. >> reporter: the gop front-runner trying to come back from that wallop in wisconsin, now finally with the home field advantage. the trump tribe on hand. daughter ivanka who just delivered a baby boy 11 days ago touting her dad's accomplishments. >> we saw this time and time again as he built tower after tower in new york city. >> reporter: and don jr. telling me this. >> how's it like to be back in new york. >> great, it's home, right. no place like home. >> reporter: trump wowing the crowd with this shot at senator ted cruz. >> i have this guy standing over there looking at me talking about new york values with scorn on his face, with hatred, with hatred of new york. so, folks, i think you can forget about him. >> reporter: cruz is not backing down from this fight. trying to build on his momentum from wisconsin.
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campaigning in the bronx and getting a rough welcome. >> there's no business being in the bronx. this is an immigrant community. >> reporter: but the texas senator maintains he can hurt trump in new york by highlighting the billionaire's new york values. >> people of new york know exactly what those values are. they're the values of liberal democratic politicians like andrew cuomo, like anthony weiner, like eliot spitzer, like charlie rangel, all of whom donald trump has supported. >> reporter: and as cruz an even john kasich keep campaigning this week trump must be feeling confident. we're told he's taking the rest of the week off back at it on sunday. george. >> okay, tom, thanks very much. you saw that restaurant in the bronx. where ted cruz got a raucous welcome. i sat down with him there and pressed him on whether that wisconsin win he had was a turning point in the race. donald trump still far ahead in delegates with a big lead here in new york. >> we've won now four states in a row, the last two weeks, the
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victory in wisconsin was across the board. it was a 13-point victory, and three weeks ago we were behind by ten points. >> even if you do well going forward you're still likely to be behind him in delegates and most of the voters last night said they want whoever is ahead to get the nomination. >> there is only one way to get the nomination, you earn a majority of the votes. donald trump has not been able to earn a majority of votes just about anywhere and that's his problem. he wants to change the rules so he doesn't have to get a majority. if we get to a convention and no one has gotten 1,237 delegates, i'll come in with a ton of delegates. he'll come in with a ton of delegates and it'll be up to the delegates to decide who will get the majority. >> very different here from wisconsin. you know, you saw that protester when he came in saying we don't want someone anti-immigrant there. >> if you're an anti-immigrant, you're not welcome here. >> you know both you and donald trump are in a deep hole right now with latinos. how do you turn it around?
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>> this meeting there was one loudmouthed protester. in the new york you can find one loudmouthed protester. this was app meeting we had here. number one, we're in a small business and my focus is on small businesses because economic opportunity, jobs come from small businesses and i got to tell you, the energy and enthusiasm as i was meeting with pastors who were hugging me, who were saying i'm praying with you, we're with you, we are building a broad and diverse coalition. that's what it's going to take to win the nomination but even more importantly that's -- >> but there are also thousands of undocumented immigrants right here in this neighborhood. and you're going to deport them. >> we are a nation of laws and being a nation of laws means you enforce the laws. and, you know, every other nation on earth enforces their law. if you or i immigrated illegally to china or france or germany or mexico, and they caught us, they would deport us. >> donald trump, you hit him back in iowa for his new york values.
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he told "the wall street journal" can't imagine any new yorker voting for you. ted cruz doesn't care about new yorkers. he doesn't like new yorkers. he's mocking new yorkers. >> you know, i think most people know exactly what new york values are. >> let me be very clear. the people that i was talking about are the liberal new york democrats who have hammered this state. it is people like mayor bill de blasio and governor cuomo. >> donald trump you're saying. >> who has funded them all. >> no regrets for hitting new york values. you don't think it's going to hurt you. >> just a minute ago we were meeting with hispanic pastors. a democratic state senator said i know exactly what you're talking about and we can't stand it. >> "the new york times," story about a real estate lawsuit that donald had to settle. his organization had to settle. you talked about his business record in the past. will you put his business record on the ballot here in new york?
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>> listen, republicans, we want to win. we want to beat hillary. the last thing we want is to nominate someone like donald trump who over and over again as allegations of fraud against him, has litigation. last thing we want to do is nominate someone on the witness stand in october and november as much as hillary clinton. >> this was settled. >> but yet the trump university litigation that he defrauded thousands of people with a fake university took their money, scammed them. that is scheduled to go to trial this summer. >> final question, a lot more americans will get to see you right now. what is the biggest misconception about you, you want to clear up? >> listen, the media does everything they can to paint any republican as mean and scary and nasty. i'm the son of an immigrant who washed dishes and came to america with nothing. i'm the son of an irish-italian mom the first in her family to go to college. the people i'm fighting for are the people working in this restaurant.
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i'm fighting for the people who have been left behind and we are seeing this coalition come together. we are seeing unity in the republican party but not just among republicans, every day i encounter democrats who say i voted for barack obama, but i'm with you. what we're doing now isn't working. >> senator, good to see you. >> good to see you, george. >> okay. >> a big moment for ted cruz. he makes the cover of "time" magazine this morning out in colorado trying to pick up delegates this weekend but still far behind, amy, in new york. latest poll shows donald trump above 50%. >> a resounding lead and things are heating up on the democratic side, as well. hillary clinton attacking bernie sanders trying to put her loss in wisconsin behind her now saying she's not even sure sanders is a democrat. abc's jon karl has the latest in washington. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, amy. at this point hillary clinton was hoping that she would be taking on republicans but with bernie sanders once again on a
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roll, she is aiming her fire at a democratic rival who just won't go away. bernie sanders is on a hot streak at a rally overnight in philadelphia, firing off at hillary clinton. >> she has been saying lately that she thinks that i am, quote/unquote, not qualified to be president. i don't believe that she is qualified if she is through her super pac taking tens of millions of dollars in special interest funds. >> reporter: but hillary clinton still the clear front-runner was fighting hard to close the deal. questioning whether sanders has plans that will actually work. >> on a number of important areas he doesn't have a plan at all. >> reporter: at another campaign stop in philadelphia, clinton even mocked sanders' style at the podium. >> i think if i'm asking you to vote for me you should know what i want to do and not just, you know, lots of arm waving and hot
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rhetoric. >> reporter: the clinton campaign has pounced on a shaky interview sanders gave to "the new york daily news." the senator stumbled when asked how he'd break up the big banks. one of his signature campaign promises. >> do you think that the fed now has that authority? >> i don't know if the fed has it but i think that the administration can have it. >> talking for more than a year doing things that he obviously hadn't really studied or understood and that does raise a lot of questions. >> reporter: clinton even questioned whether sanders who for decades called himself an independent is truly a democrat. >> he's a relatively new democrat and, in fact, i'm not even sure he is one. he's running as one. so i don't know quite how to characterize him. >> reporter: now the clinton campaign is demanding that bernie sanders take back his words but the sanders campaign is saying hillary clinton is just nervous and, george, they are vowing to fight all the way to the democratic convention
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with all the insults flying back and forth and now the talk of a fight at the democratic convention, it almost seems like the democrats are trying to sound a little like the republicans. >> yeah, we could have some summer. we turn to that united airlines flight forced to turn around after the pilots realized they didn't have enough fuel. there are questions about how this could happen and abc's david kerley has the details. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, george. all apologies to ginger zee. it was the weather forecast, the pilots expected one thing, they got something entirely different. it was this boeing 777 nearly halfway across the pacific that returned to hawaii four hours in the air ending up right where they started from. >> united 724, cleared visual approach. >> cleared for visual for united 724. >> reporter: the passengers hoping to be in california spending another night on the islands. >> we're safe. we didn't get hurt so that's the most important thing but it's a little frustrating at this point. >> reporter: the sunday flight
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to san francisco was about two hours east of hawaii when the pilots realized they're in a condition known as overburn, too much fuel being burned. >> even though it can inconvenience passengers and crew when you get down to too low of fuel and too much fuel burn, there's only one thing to do and that's turn around. >> reporter: why? the weather. the forecast, the pilots told the passengers was wrong. they were hoping that the winds would be helping them. >> they're like, oh, we predicted the wrong type of wind. we were predicting that we were going to have stronger tailwind and now we have all this stronger head wind. >> reporter: it is rare but the rules for reserve fuel at landing are strict. >> doesn't mean you'll run out but it means you're not going to be legal. that's when you have to turn around. >> reporter: and that's what they did. they turned around, went to hawaii. they went to san francisco the next day. the passengers all got there. united airlines says they did this out of an abundance of caution, george. >> better than the alternative. david, thanks very much. now lara is back. we got this disturbing video out
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of san antonio. >> disturbing is the right word. an investigation under way this morning after a new video emerges showing a san antonio school officer slamming a 12-year-old girl to the ground. abc's eva pilgrim is here with the latest. good morning, eva. >> reporter: good morning, lara. the middle school student was suspended for two days for what happened that day. the officer saying she tried to kick him but this morning the student saying no. she didn't see him coming and we have to warn you this video is hard to watch. this video of a san antonio school officer slamming a middle school student to the ground causing outrage. watch again. the video shows rhodes middle school officer joshua kehm. students all around with his arms around her. you see him pick her up and then throw her face down. >> are you okay? >> reporter: this morning that officer is under investigation for using excessive force after the video taken in march was posted to youtube this photo.
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week. >> she landed on her face. >> right here it was a bigger bump the first day, but i mean it got down, but it's still bruised. >> reporter: with a bruise still visible over her eye valdez admits she was arguing with another female student, but says that's it. >> i was upset. i was angry. i still couldn't believe that he had done that to her and then she told me, mom, i wasn't fighting. why did he do that? >> reporter: school officials are now investigating saying they learned about the incident after it was posted online. >> we will not tolerate excessive force in this district but i can also say that we need to find out all the details as to what occurred. the video is very concerning. >> she is my daughter and i just want justice for her. >> reporter: this officer has been with the school police force for a little over year. he was placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation and still a lot of questions about what was going on before that video was shot. >> that is still so hard to
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watch. eva, thank you so much for joining us. all right. well, we have to go back to ginger, not because we don't love her but it's just the message she's delivering, the rain and the wind. >> i like how you said that. we have to go back to ginger. >> i love you. >> i love you too despite this. a brief reprieve. mild today but very windy. gusts up to 45 miles an hour delaware to long island. wind advisories and gusts could reach 60 in coastal maine and front pushes through, showers, mild weather but cold air behind it. look at the gusts by this afternoon 1:00 p.m., 44 atlantic city.
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i am your meteorologist drew tuma, with forecast. it is cooler today than yesterday. no record heat. 69 is the high in oakland of the same in san francisco. 76 in san jose. 72 in concord. santa rosa up to 70s degrees. the sent seven shows cooler today. we track a chance of evening light shower on friday into saturday. we will have "1" on storm-impact scale and otherwise slight chance of rain on sunday and lingering clouds on monday and another chance of rain on and coming up here on "gma" we have the couple who left scientology desperately trying to reconnect with their grown children who stayed behind. now they're taking aim at the church with this massive billboard. >> we didn't know what else to do so we figured we better make some statement.
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welcome back to "gma" and look at that wildfire consuming nearly 1500 acres along the california/arizona border. flames are burning dangerously close to a lake and people have been evacuated from there. also right now, donald trump getting a big welcome in new york. thousands showing up to greet him in his home state as all eyes turn now to the upcoming race here. this morning, the world celebrating country star merle haggard. he passed away wednesday on his 79th birthday. the star known for hits like "okie from muskogee." and "mama tried," so many tributes pouring in right now. >> such a big force in the music world. >> this morning a trailer that is about to be a huge force in the movie world, tremendous
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excitement needless to say for "star wars" fans. we've got a world exclusive for you. this is the trailer for the brand-new chapter in the story, a group of unlikely heroes and the events that started it all. >> you're seeing us because you can't see it. >> we cannot wait for this. >> just imagine. >> this is all about the events that took place before we met chewy, luke, leia and this trailer will take your breath away. all coming up here. >> we have new developments in the dentist murder mystery, the fbi searching for this woman now on america's most wanted list accused of arranging the murder of her ex's new girlfriend who was a popular dentist. linsey davis has the latest. >> reporter: brenda delgado is the only woman on the fbi's ten most wanted list. they've arrested two people believed to be involved, the alleged hit man and getaway driver and they're working with authorities in mexico to try to capture delgado. this morning, brenda delgado, a
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woman depicted by police as a lover scorned is now in on the fbi's ten most wanted list believed to be armed and dangerous and on the run. accused of masterminding the murder of her ex-boyfriend's girlfriend dallas dentist dr. kendra hatcher. >> delgado's addition to the list underscores the violent and calculated nature of the crime she's accused of committing. >> reporter: hatcher's family was in tears wednesday listening as the fbi offered $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the 33-year-old. authorities say she hired a hit man paying him $500 to shoot hatcher in the parking garage of her luxury dallas high-rise last september. the fbi describes delgado as a jilted woman who was jealous of hatcher because she was dating her dermatologist ex-boyfriend and had just been introduc to his parents. >> what is left to do is to bring her to justice and hav her answer for this crime that shocked our community. >> one female is possibly shot in the neck. >> reporter: search warrants
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obtained by abc news claim delgado stalked her using an iphone to track her movements the night of the murder and would only pay the hit man seen in this surveillance video if he brought her hatcher's driver's license as proof of death. delgado was questioned days after the murder but police say they didn't have enough evidence to charge her with a crime. the fbi believes she may now be hiding in mexico where she has family. according to the capital murder indictment, delgado and a drug cartel gave the shooter drugs and money in exchange for killing hatcher. >> okay, linsey, thanks very much. more on this from former fbi special agent brad garrett. brad, thank you for joining us. we heard she may be in mexico so what kind of tools does the fbi have to track her down? >> cell phones, previous associations and locations, george. fugitives tend to go where they can function, where they can be supported, have money, et cetera. so my guess is they probably already have drawn a beat on
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her. >> will it be tough to get her back? >> well, probably not. here's the real catch. mexico may not extradite her if, in fact, she will face capital murder. that's going to be the big hangup. the prosecutor has said she may not pursue the death penalty, but that's going to have to be worked out. >> because mexico is against the death penalty but it is exceptionally unusual for a woman to be on the fbi's most wanted list. >> this ninth woman since 1950 but think about it this way, george. women now are committing more violent acts. they're becoming part of the mainstream, if you will, of violent crime and, unfortunately, miss delgado i think fits that profile. >> brad, thanks very much. and now to those stunning comments caught on tape by a houston woman who says she secretly recorded a doctor and staff during her surgery. now, in these recordings you hear remarks about her looks and her personality and abc's gio benitez has the story. >> reporter: listen carefully because few ever hear this. >> she's a handful.
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>> reporter: secret recordings a patient said she made from the operating room. ethel easter said she hid a recorder in her hair extensions before going under the knife for a hernia operation. easter said they made disparaging comments about her body. >> did you see that belly button? >> i was appalled. i was distraught. i was violated. thinking that i'm lying there naked after the surgery and they have me still uncovered talking over my body like this. >> reporter: and listen to this. >> precious, yes, this is precious over here saying hi to precious over there. >> reporter: easter considered that to be abe preference to the main character in the movie "precious." >> it was racially profiling me, yes. i was offended by it. >> reporter: easter says she decided to secretly record her surgery after a tense meeting with the doctor. >> she had some choice words to us in the clinic when we didn't book her case within two weeks. >> really? >> including i'm going to call a lawyer and file a complaint.
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>> that just doesn't seem like the thing to say to the person that's going to do your surgery. >> reporter: harris health care says it has alerted staff to be mindful of comments at all times but they say no further action is being taken. >> round and round we go wheel of annoying patients we go. >> reporter: in a separate incident a virginia anesthesiologist is paying the price after a man going in for a routine colonoscopy left his iphone recording during the procedure capturing this while knocked out. >> really after five minutes of talking to you in preop i wanted to punch you in the face and man you up a little. >> reporter: a judge ruling the doctor in that case needs to pay $500,000. and in this new case the hospital tells us it won't comment because of patient privacy laws. easter is considering a lawsuit but she says she wants doctors to just stop speaking this way about patients in operating rooms. >> anyone who's gone under probably has wondered but, wow, that's stunning audio. thank you very much, gio. coming up next, calling out the church of scientology.
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we're back now with the parents that were scientologists for years putting up this billboard trying to reach their grown children who stayed in the church after they left. abc's matt gutman has the story from los angeles. good morning, matt. >> reporter: hey, good morning, lara. in a city where most billboards tout the latest hollywood blockbuster that stands out with the two bold words "call me." the former scientologists haven't seen their kids in over two years and that is their last-ditch attempt to reconnect. it's a desperate plea 3 stories high and 50 feet across. why the billboard? >> well, we tried everything.
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we tried phoning. we tried -- we didn't know what else to do so we figured we better make some statement. >> reporter: but phil and willie jones say they don't expect their two children emily and michael to actually call. >> it has been hard. i can't tell you how many times we've cried about it. >> reporter: the jones say they're out of the church of scientology after four decades but say their children are still in it. >> yeah, our daughter got married last year and we weren't told. we don't know when exactly she got married. >> reporter: the jones say both of their children work within the church. their son at scientology's celebrity center which is hosted some of hollywood's biggest stars. >> when i did finally get a phone call from michael, he didn't want to have anything to do with us. he said i never want to talk to you again. >> reporter: the couple says it tried to track him down at the center. >> they won't allow us on the property. the security people say you're not welcome here. >> reporter: they claim the church disconnected them. disconnection is a scientology term for ending communication
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with those who are antagonistic to the church which says that the choice to disconnect is entirely voluntary. your daughter is 38 and your son is 42. >> right. >> they're adults and have free will and could reach out to their parents if they chose. >> you would think that but that's not necessarily the case in scientology. >> reporter: in a statement the church says it is despicable that these individuals would use a private family matter to promote anti-religious hate and bigotry. they say you're promoting anti-religious hate and bigotry. >> no. >> our whole message is not about their beliefs, it's just about reconnecting families. >> right. >> and ending the disconnection which is an abuse of families, we believe. >> reporter: they say they have little to hold on to and fear retribution from the church but add what they fear more is losing their children forever. >> i don't know if the billboard is going to do anything, but it's another step. these are our kids. we want them in our lives. >> reporter: yeah, the church of
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scientology said also in its statement that the joneses are teaming up with a reality show producer to, quote, exploit shamelessly their children. the joneses tell me they're just working on the documentary about their journey. we spoke to the producer who would not divulge the nature of that project. lara. >> matt, a lot of questions there. thank you so much. coming up, we've all seen "the force awakens," now we have the world exclusive very first look at the new "star wars," not out till december but we've got it. later this morning she's the 9-year-old reporter breaking crime stories and that is stirring up some backlash. she is here live this morning. stay with us. ♪
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m., and we have the young reporter stirring up a big fight. should she be racing to the scene of crime coverage all for her own newspaper? she says she just wants to report the truth and fighting back against her critics. >> there, is that cute enough for you? >> this morning the reporter on "gma." ♪ never been in love before the brand-new website that's busting cheaters using information from tinder you think is private. why it's time to think twice before you sign on and swipe. ♪ bang bang into the room big menu makeover. all week long we've been rescuing your snacks from frozen yogurt to veggie chips. now, simple secrets to transform your entire menu. "hungry girl" lisa lillien here.
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♪ good to be alive right about now ♪ all that and it's a "pitch perfect" morning with anna kendrick and sam rockwell live as we say -- >> good morning, america. >> good morning. >> good morning right in your faces. >> right in your faces. >> wake up. >> wake up. smell the coffee. and good morning, america. happy thursday. great to have anna kendrick and sam rockwell here coming up in just a little bit and also, jesse, you'll try out this new workout. >> watching that video my legs start to get sore immediately. that looks like fun on the trampoline. great music and that's an incredible workout. you work up an amazing sweat. >> diving in college, we used to do a ton of our workouts on a trampoline. be ready for it. >> oh, no, i've done it. trust me. i know. i'm glad i'm in a chair right now. also this morning we have hilde kate lysiak, the fierce 9-year-old reporter breaking crime stories.
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she's getting some backlash for it and she's here live morning to defend herself. we cannot wait to talk to her. and if it's thursday, it must be "deals & steals" day. and this morning you're going to love it, it's all about the three bs, bags, bling and beauty and the deals starting at $5. how does that tory johnson do it? we'll save you up to 60%. >> every thursday she brings it so happy for that. now to amy with the morning rundown. >> good morning, guys. the big story this morning, donald trump relying on his hometown advantage to bounce back from that loss in wisconsin. trump returned to new york greeted by 6,000 cheering supporters last night before ripping into ted cruz. meanwhile, cruz is campaigning on trump's turf, and abc's tom llamas has all the latest on that, tom. >> reporter: amy, good morning. a massive crowd last night. many of those trump loyalists, you see them there wearing those red "make america great again" hats and trump saying how great it was to be back home and reminding that room full of new
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yorkers about ted cruz's comments about new york values. it's a line cruz used in iowa to hammer trump as someone who was not a real republican. but now the race moves to new york, and george sat down with the texas senator and asked him about that comment. >> let me be very clear. the people that i was talking about are the liberal new york democrats who have hammered this state. it is people like mayor bill de blasio. it is people like governor cuomo. >> donald trump you're saying. >> who has funded them all. you look at these -- >> reporter: now the new york primary is less than two weeks away. trump is going to stay focused on the empire state where polls show him way out in front. but after that big loss in wisconsin, trump wants to make sure he can win big here at home. amy. >> all right, tom, thank you. and tension is also building between the democrats. hillary clinton is demanding bernie sanders take back his words after he claimed clinton is not qualified to be president because of her support for trade deals and big interests. meanwhile, clinton blasted
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sanders on gun control and for stumbling when he was asked about his plan to break up big banks. new video released of the fugitive in the brussels airport bombing. he's seen here moments after the attack. he threw off the tan jacket and police are trying to find the jacket hoping it will provide a clue as to his whereabouts. in other news, thousands of people have lost power this morning after severe storms in the south. tornadoes have been reported from alabama to georgia, crushing mobile homes and uprooting trees. we'll have much more in ginger's forecast coming up in just a bit. in the meantime, federal authorities say a teenager from texas has become the tenth person in the united states killed by an exploding air bag made by takata. 17-year-old huma hanif was in a fender bender in her 2002 honda vivek. civic. she died after shrapnel hit her in the neck. honda said they sent the owner an air bag recall notice but repairs were never made. a shocking case of road rage in minneapolis.
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police are searching for a man they say he shot her four times after honking her horn on this road under construction. she was hit in the arm and stomach but thankfully is recovering. and if you're heading to the gym, you may want to bring along some hand sanitizer. a new study looked at bacteria levels on equipment at popular gyms. bikes and treadmills were among the dirtiest, but the most common hangout for germs was on those free weights which were covered -- wait for it -- with 360 times more bacteria than a toilet seat. you're welcome, america. and finally the play of the day, check out golf legend gary player who is 80 years young. you got to look at this. he took the shot on the masters course in augusta. downhill it goes and, boom, right into the hole. he is the oldest player to ever hit a hole in one in the annual par 3 contest. but you know when you look at his history, he is a three times masters champion so that wasn't luck.
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that was skill. >> the ball just eased its way in. >> he knew the slope of the course. he got it just right. >> you hurt my feelings on the workout lift. i was going to lift weights after but i'll stick with the trampoline thing. >> let's go to lara. you cannot not be in a good mood up here and here's what's coming up on your "gma morning menu" jumping into action trying out the trampoline fitness trend. so bummed out they didn't have one for me. and we're making over your meals with the so-called hungry girl. lisa lillien is here with easy, delicious meals for moms. that's a peanut butter smoothie to die for. thank you. and then "mr. right" co-stars anna kendrick and sam rockwell are with us. >> normal. what's happening right now? >> so much going on on "gma" this morning. >> totally normal. >> totally normal. just another day on "gma." stay with us. ♪ what if there was another way
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welcome back to "gma." you're about to meet an intrepid young reporter who is making and breaking a lot of headlines. amy is over there with her and her mom. >> i am, indeed. we have hilde lysiak. she's a young reporter getting a lot of attention for her coverage of a murder story. the reason, she's just 9 years old. hilde writes and publishes a monthly paper in her small town in pennsylvania and last weekend she got a tip about a possible murder a few blocks from her home, so she went to the scene to report on it. take a look. >> hilde lysiak reporting for "the orange street news" where a man suspectedly murdered his wife with a hammer. i'm working hard on this ongoing investigation. >> after she posted her story, hilde got a lot of negative comment, some suggesting that
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she should be playing with dolls and her tea set, not trying to be a reporter. so she decided to respond to her critics. >> i know this makes some of you uncomfortable and i know some of you just want me to sit down and be quiet because i'm 9. but if you want me to stop offering news, then you get off your computer and do something about the news. there. is that cute enough for you? >> hilde and her mom bridget are here this morning. hilde, i like your spirit. you got a lot of spunk in you. >> thank you. >> why is reporting, crime reporting, such a passion of yours? >> i don't know. i just really like solving puzzles. >> and you're not afraid at all to go to a crime scene? >> no, not at all. >> and, bridget, did you have any trepidation at all? i mean i know your husband and hilde's father was a reporter for a long time and she went along with him. but did you feel any concern about letting her go and do
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this? >> i really don't. i mean i think we talk so much about the glory days of the '70s and '80s when kids were roaming free but statistically they're safer now than they were there. >> even at crime scenes? >> well, the police are at the crime scene. right? i'm not too worried. it's not like she was inside the house. >> hilde, what do you say to all those people who say you shouldn't be doing it because you're 9 and it's too graphic a subject for you to be covering and it's not appropriate? >> well, i mean if you don't like my papers, nobody is forcing you to read it. >> that's a really good response, and i also understand, and i felt a little bit of your passion about this when people suggested that you should be playing with dolls and tea sets. did you take that personally as a sexist comment? >> no. i didn't. i mean, it annoyed me that just because i'm a girl and just because i'm 9 doesn't mean i can't like be a reporter. >> i agree, so tell me what you want to do with this because you actually have a lot of followers and, by the way, i should mention you beat your
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competition to the crime scene and you got the scoop truly and you got it right. what do you want to do? what are your goals? >> i want to keep doing my paper. i am going to keep doing it and i'm hoping it gets bigger and i'm also working on writing a book with my mom. >> wow. >> so, i see you definitely have -- and i normally would say a budding journalist but a journalist on your hands. >> i think so. >> thanks for being with us and keep doing what you're doing, hilde. >> thanks for having us. >> over to george. i'm here with juju. she's been looking into this new site that people can use to find out whether or not their partner is cheating? >> absolutely, and here's the sad truth, george. we live in a world where we're just one swipe away from a secret lover, right, so it leaves a lot of us wondering if your lover is stepping out. if you think breaking into their phone is beneath you, and one could argue it should be, then this app will help scour tinder information publicly available and help you trust but verify.
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jenny dey is still reeling from the day she says she found out her boyfriend was cheating on her. >> i questioned the whole relationship, and it was very heartbreaking. >> reporter: the cheating, she says, can be traced back not to a specific person but to a dating app, tinder. >> i found so many messages between him and other girls. even though there wasn't any sexual intercourse involved, i do feel like that is a sign of cheating just because you're looking for something better. >> reporter: in jenny's case, she says she learned of her boyfriend's wandering eyes and tinder fingers from a girlfriend who spotted his profile. but now there's a newer, faster way, swipebuster, a website launched just this week. for $5 users can learn about a significant other's tinder habits. >> all you need is someone's first name, age and general location, and what will come up is when the person last logged on to nder, who they're interested in meeting and a collection of photographs that
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they have used on the app. >> reporter: "vanity fair" writer emily jane fox was among the first to try out swipebuster. she and her colleagues found it to be 99% accurate. >> we searched a number of people who we knew were active tinder users in a variety of cities. with the exception of about one very common name in new york city, every single person you're looking for turned up. >> reporter: according to some reports, a large number of tinder users are already in relationships, but tinder disputes this saying just 2% of its users are married. as for its response to swipebuster, tinder says the new website is simply tapping into and consolidating public information, that tinder's own website makes clear is already available to fellow tinder users adding, "no private user information is being made public." jenny says she thinks swipebuster is a good idea. she's taking a break from love right now, and when she does date again, she says she's going to make sure any new boyfriends
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put their swiping days behind them. >> if they still have tinder on their phone, then you're still looking. >> now, interestingly enough the founder of swipebuster wants to remain anonymous. we asked him questions through "vanity fair." he says the response to swipebusters is explosive and that people are thanking him left and right, but he says the main goal wasn't to bust cheaters, but to alert the public that tinder information and the internet in general may not be as private as you think. >> so that was just -- the bust was a bonus. okay. >> exactly. >> thank you, juju. you know, we asked "gma" followers on twitter would you consider it cheating if your partner went on tinder and you said yes by a very large margin and joining us now is anya syrtash, author of "cheat on your husband with your husband." i love the title. >> thank you. >> you saw most of our viewers think it's cheating even if you just go to the site and never follow through. >> i agree with them. it's definitely crossing a line. you're on a dating site. it's not a job site. so it begs the question, what is
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this person doing there? he or she has to upload a photo, fill out a profile. there's something going on. >> so you have a problem before you even go to swipebuster if you're even thinking about it. >> absolutely. if you have to pay for an app to check if your partner is cheating, you have a bigger issue at hand. there is a trust issue. >> so you think -- how do you confront that then? what is the best way to go about it before you buy an app like this or go on a site like this? >> well, before you buy the app, you need to check in with yourself and ask why do i think this? why do i have this suspicion? usually with e-cheating there are a few clues so if you're walking in and your partner is constantly closing every tab on the computer and being secretive about digital behavior, you may want to pay attention to that. >> that would make a lot of sense. do you think, though, the existence of a site like this may make people think twice? >> i do. sometimes people cheating may think they're invincible and this site reminds them maybe to think before they post on a dating site.
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>> andrea syrtash, thanks very much. >> let's go over to lara. ♪ oh oh oh tory johnson is with us with "deals & steals" now. it's all about the three bs this morning. we're talking bags, beauty and bling. >> oh, yeah, baby, are you ready? first up, you're admiring these and these are from lisa stewart. brand-new all new genuine leather collection. we included the guys in this one with these amazing things. >> the leather looks really lush. so rich. >> cosmetic cases, credit card holders, key chains. big assortment and get to choose one to three initials to put on them so make a personalized present. pretty fabulous. think mother's and father's day coming up. normally the collection ranges from $40 to $150 depending on what you choose. everything is slashed by at least 55% starting at 18 bucks. >> that's really, really nice. >> really nice. >> really good mother's or father's day gift. >> absolutely. next up -- >> soft feet. >> it's a good one. give it to ourself. the footnanny. so this foot nanny, her name is
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east of what we're going to talk about first, that would be the fires in woodward, oklahoma. still burning. you can see some of the flames and smoke billowing up. that red flag warning in place from oklahoma up through parts of north dakota. gusty winds, we're talking gusts up to 45, even 50 miles per hour. that's going to take that dry weather and up that fire danger. all right. from east to west we fly. the hayes, let's go ahead and get a little check closer i am your meteorologist drew tuma, with forecast. it is cooler today than yesterday. no record heat. 69 is the high in oakland of the same in san francisco. 76 in san jose. 72 in concord. santa rosa up to 70s degrees. the sent seven shows cooler today. we track a chance of evening light shower on friday into saturday. we will have "1" on storm-impact scale and otherwise slight chance of rain on sunday and lingering clouds on monday and another chance of rain on hey, look what i found. a future anchor. from goreville, illinois, ryan, take it away. >> lara, let's go to you for "pop".
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>> well done, ryan. thank you very much. we begin with selena gomez. we believe she's found her inner cookie lyon. she will be executive producing a new series described as the latina empire. the show is based on a real-life young lady named anna -- wait for it -- oh, come on. help me, george. >> cobarrubias. >> thank you so much. cobarrubias, she's a high school senior from east l.a. i said it five times but teleprompter, something happens from east l.a. so impressed gomez and her fellow executive producer aaron kaplan, they made her a consultant on the show. pretty good after-school job. the show will air on the abc family channel which is now called freeform. still in early development stage but will be ready to come and get it when it hits the air waves. >> she's branching out. >> yes, she is. yeah. she's getting into the business side of it. and then here's my pitch. who better to throw out the first ball at a texas rangers game than a baseball-loving, dr.
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pepper-drinking 105-year-old mother. elizabeth sullivan from ft. worth threw overhand, something she says girls weren't supposed to do when she was in school born in 1911, 50 years before the texas rangers were even a team. the retired math teacher says her secret is drinking three dr. peppers a day. doctors warned her to cut back but liz refused saying, well, they died first, so i guess they made a mistake. >> wow. >> she is feisty, and she's got good form. >> she was so gung ho. she knew what to do and shook the hand of the catcher, waved to the crowd. >> i think she threw a curveball. an accidentally artistic husky who created an art piece for their family after discovering and dumping out a container of calligraphy ink. >> oh! >> there it is. no denying if you get close up and hold on the shot there, no denying who the culprit was. the black paw prints everywhere. >> nightmare.
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>> including this, a single mysterious print from our four-legged friend on the bed. pictures of the aftermath have gone viral online. thousands of comments including one dubbing it jackson pawlock. >> you knew that was coming. >> he knew he shouldn't go up on the bed. it was like, nah, i shouldn't. >> that's what he knew? >> that's "pop news." >> thank you, lara. and coming up here on "gma," jesse is going to try out the hot, new trampoline craze. >> thank you, friend. >> yeah. he's going to be live right here in times square. it is a star-powered morning here on "gma." anna kendrick and sam rockwell here live, you never know what's going to happen when we come back. anna kendrick and sam rockwell here live, you never know what's going to happen when we come back.
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good morning. it is 8:7:00. i'm reggie aqui from the abc7 morning news. let's go to sue hall. >> we have a stall eastbound on the bay bridge but still slow traffic to the span from san francisco. metering lights remain on and still looking at about 50 minutes from hercules into san francisco. two significa-alertsig-alerts, mile on surface streets near adobe, a flatbed truck lost its load and amile away at frietas and old adobe we have a wine truck leaking wine and fuel and on 101 southbound an accident before 116. >> busy morning.
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good morning. it is opening day for the giants at at&t park. first pitch 1:35. comfortable temperature in the mid 60s and wrapping up at 66 degrees. much cooler compared to yesterday and a track of a light shower on friday night. continuing into saturday. >> thank you, drew. another local news update in 30 minutes and you could find us on our news app and abc7news.com.
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and we invite you every week day morning at 4:30 to join, me, natasha, mike and sue. and the news continues right now with "good morning america ♪ say it with me g america there he is. >> there is jesse. a quick change and he is working it right there. brand-new workout. the great trampoline workout and we'll learn all about it. >> he's committed. >> kind of fierce. >> in the zone. jesse is a workout kind of guy. is it doable, a regular person's kind of workout. will we -- a heart condition if we try it? >> was he doing the right things with his mouth right there for the dancing? you're the expert now. >> you know what, his face looks like he's into it. he's fierce. you got to really sell it and jesse is doing that so that's my bruno. that was great. >> you're going to take us behind the scenes on "dancing." >> of my rehearsal last night.
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we had a facebook live stream. you can catch us on that. working on the moves for disney week. >> posture looks great, girl. >> oh, i'm trying. it is so hard. we had a special guest too that ran through. yeah. gio benitez. >> oh. >> i think he's got a little future. >> do you? >> he kept feeling very uncomfortable because we eventually just sandwich him. >> oh. >> which you'll see there. >> okay. >> all about keeping that -- >> the chest up and open. >> yeah. head back. >> very natural. >> so natural. my back is so sore this morning. >> doing an awesome job. i love watching you and can see you again on monday. >> monday night. i am playing belle. >> can't wait. that's why we're hearing that music over there before. >> literally we were on the air and she was behind the weather wall rehearsing. that's how serious she's taking . >> that's where i put the time in. >> speaking of belle don't you think jesse looked like gaston?
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look who we have. time to make over your meals and showed you lou to rescue your snacks this week. lara said we ruined your snacks but rescued them. best-selling author and hungry girl lisa lillien with the ultimate makeovers from "hungry girl clean & hungry: easy all-natural recipes for healthy eating in the real world." welcome, lisa. >> you're famous for showing us how to reduce calories for all those comfort foods that we love, us hungry girl, right? you've got to tell us what clean eating is all about when you're hungry. >> well clone and hungry is all about using all natural ingredients. this is my 11th book and it's the first all natural hungry girl cookbook. i'm so proud of it. the focus on fresh fruits, veggies, totally clean natural ingredients and every recipe has 375 calories. >> that's incredible and this first dish, that's hard to believe. it looks like i'm looking at some really good pasta here but you have some secrets. >> yes, well, the first secret
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instead of pasta this is zucchini. >> ah. >> one of my favorite things is swap out instead of using starchy carbs i use produce. i used zucchini in a spiralizer. no cook recipe and cold sesame nudeles which can have 600 calories and tons of fat and my recipe has under 150 calories. it tastes amazing >> that's incredible. it tastes amazing because there is another secret -- >> there's another secret ingredient and that is powdered peanut butter. now, powdered peanut butter is magical. you save tons of fat and tastes just like peanut butter and use in recipes and adds a real burst of peanut butter flavor for a fraction of the fat and calories. all natural. peanut flour. you have to try it. >> one of your fans is joining us. kristie burch is joining us from birmingham, alabama with a question so take it away. >> hey, good morning, lisa. as a busy wife and a mom and
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blogger, i just don't have a lot of time in the evening for complicated recipes. the thing is, i still want to get a great healthy meal on the table. preferably one that even my kids will enjoy. what are your suggests for quick easy meals. >> okay, my next recipe is perfect for this. this is kale and feta stuffed pork. a few things that are exciting about this recipe. one a lot don't realize pork is low in calories so the calories of this serving is less than 200. this is a five-ingredient recipe which means it's super simple. make it in a foil pack so wrap it in foil, bake it. when you're done no messy cleanup. toss it and could not taste better. one of the best in the book. >> great question. thank you. all of us moms were listening to that answer right there. okay, next up you have this -- these look like tater tots but they're not tater tots. >> well, they are tater tots but there is a secret ingredient which is, are you ready.
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cauliflower. call flower is the new black. cauliflower is the most underrated food on the planet. i use it instead of potatoes and rice. 70 calories for these. so good. you just throw this in a food processor, bake them, don't fry them. >> just call flower. >> with a little bit of low fat cheese, a tiny bit of panko. you have to beef it up a little. >> i love those. now we have some delicious looking brownies but i know you got a secret to making them healthy and low cal. >> i don't know if you're ready for this. primarily black beans. >> what? >> i'm telling you. it sounds weird and don't necessarily want to tell people until they fall in love with the brownies but instead of a ton of oil and butter and too much flour. >> the flavor is really good. >> really do the trick. the peanut butter and a little bit of unsweetened applesauce. pumpkin, 116 calorie, five grams of fiber.
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actually healthy. >> that is incredible. i might finish this whole thing, lisa. thank you very much. lisa's new book. "hungry girl clean & hungry" is now available. get these recipes on goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! let's go outside to our belle, ginger. >> i have to taste it to believe it. look at my new friends from west tennessee. ellen, are you ready for your smiley can you do it? she said no. that's okay. we'll get one out of you eventually. probably not because of this, though. if you stick around for the weekend here not only in new york city but back to the west, look at the windchill by saturday morning, marquette, 6. 13 in chicago and then look by sunday morning, so cold washington, d.c. will feel like 11. raleigh, 20 so that freezing line actually dips all the way from missouri into north carolina. all right. that's the look from east to west and that is the big picture. how about a meteorologist with the forecast. cooler today. 69 in san francisco. and oakland. 76 in san jose. the seven-day outlook we track a
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chance of light showers on friday night. into saturday. >> i love this part. everyone is yelling out their age. 66, 50 today. this weather brought to you by royal caribbean. george. >> thank you, ginger. turn now to a powerful new movie from melissa joan hart. she plays a teacher fighting for her fate in "god's not dead 2." and abc's paula faris sat down with her to talk about it. >> wonder if this is the right size. >> she played a sarcastic and funny adolescent on "clarissa explains it all." >> hey, i look really cute. >> reporter: and a teen with magical powers on "sabrina the teenage witch" but now melissa joan hart is taking on a more serious role in the faith-based film "god's not dead 2." >> i tell you love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you. >> reporter: we met up the veteran actress for coffee at sugar and plum in manhattan. you go from clarissa to sabrina
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to the persecuted christian teacher. quite a role reversal for you. >> a little bit. >> how is this different from anything you ever played. >> so challenging for me because doing comedy and doing television and anything else i've done, i've always driven the dialogue. in this case she's an intro virtue. a woman who stands by her faith, a faith she came about on other own, wasn't raised with the faith so comes to her own beliefs and grows her own faith and then she has to stand by that conviction and like kind of unwavering. >> this is all about separation of church and state. in this particular movie the teacher is being persecuted because of her faith because of a question she was asked in class. why do you think it's an important conversation to have right now in 2016? >> there shouldn't be any one religion represented in anything but at the same time we need to be tolerant of all religions. if a christian's right is subordinate to all others, it's not a right at all. it's about tolerance across the board for everyone. >> i am not going to be afraid to say the name jesus. >> do you ever feel like you
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can't win? in a recent interview you're getting -- >> i was getting grief before for being a witch by the christian community and persecuted for believing in witchcraft. it was about magic and silly and family friendly. now it's from the other way. >> reporter: before wrapping up we had a little surprise for the mom of three. >> we want to give you an early 40th birthday cake. >> oh, my gosh. >> yes, you'll be 40. >> yeah, in a couple of days. thank you. >> happy birthday. we want you to splurge. >> i get to make my wish. >> yes, you can make a wish. what are you most looking forward to about 40? >> i think the opportunity to watch my kids get older and really be a part of their life. just finding new adventures and watching them kind of grow and change and mold and, you know, seeing the little men they become. i'm excited about that. >> for "good morning america," paula faris, abc news, new york. >> that is exciting. happy birthday and "god's not dead 2" is in theaters right now. coming up right here, "mr. right" stars anna kendrick and
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sam rockwell.
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that's how much garbage visitors to our national parks add to the country's landfills each year. but this year, subaru is sharing their zero-landfill expertise with the national parks to work toward the goal of making garbage there a thing of the past. to get involved visit subaru.com/environment.
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we're back now with anna kendrick and sam rockwell, they say a good man is hard to find
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and in the new movie "mr. right," anna's character think she's finally found one but learns he has a pretty big and not so great secret. take a look. >> like this whole reverse hit man thing is like -- >> it's weird, i know. >> awkward. >> i kill a whole bunch of people. >> but they suck or they're like bad people. >> that's not an excuse. i should stop. >> i'm panicked. i realize -- >> you're doing great. >> okay. >> really good. >> uh-huh. okay. okay, whatever. >> really good. really funny. i had to ask. i started watching the movie. i had no idea what it was about. girl gets dumped. girlfriends helping her pick up the pieces and falls in love with a hit man. >> classic tale. we've all been there. we've all been in this exact situation with no details. >> crazy loves crazy. >> what did you think when you saw the script? >> i thought -- i love this girl. she is a psycho. she's an absolute psycho from
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page one and then ash and then sam puts a gun in her hand. >> he throws knives at her. >> that's true. that's true. yeah, he's a good man. >> but didn't creep your character out at all. >> no, which is what i appreciate about her. she can see past the little flaws and get to the big picture. >> but, sam, it's even funnier because you're not just any hit man but a dancing hit man. >> a dancing killing machine, yes. >> did dancing come naturally to you? it looked like it did. >> oh, this man can dance. >> i've been hoofing. she's a good hoover. i'm not a trained dancer. >> no training required. those are just your natural moves. >> just biting moves from everyone, james brown and fred astaire and stuff. >> fantastic. who would win in a dance-off between you two. >> this guy this guy. >> we had a good partner dance. >> you did that, i saw it. there's a lot of dancing and fighting and a lot of love. >> a lot of banter. >> banter.
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>> and anna, your character masterable tate in men. the first guy complete loser and this guy seems great but kills for a living. your roommate in the movie is incensed that you are continuing to date sam's character. what would you say to your friend if she brought home a hit man? >> you know, how is the sex, i guess? i don't know. >> fair question. >> are we on tv right now. >> are we on tv? >> what the hell. >> oh, i've done it again. oh. every time. >> anna. >> every time. good morning. >> is this what it was like behind the scenes the whole time. >> the whole time. >> completely cracking jokes the whole time. >> uh-huh and eating carrots and whatever. >> eating carrots. you're so weird. >> that was random. >> all right. so, wait, you're not on twitter or social media of any kind and anna is like -- >> what's that? >> -- a goddess on social media. we want to play a game. >> twinkie? >> okay, so can i read a quote or a tweet from anna and i'm going to leave a blank. you'll fill it in. >> okay. >> my lawyer agrees we can do
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this. >> okay, this is from anna. oh, good, i just realized i'm stuck with blank my whole life. >> a pink hummer. >> let's reveal what anna really said. >> me. >> that's a sad day when you realize that. >> this is something anna tweeted at james gordon. i'm getting in my car now. hope it's cool that i'm in a blank. >> pink hummer. >> no. >> u hchluh-oh. >> an inspirational tweet from anna. blank and on a plane is my best self. >> oh that's true. >> blank on a plane. >> is my best self. >> what might you be on a plane that's a great place for you to be mentally. >> hammered on a plane. >> close. >> that was good. >> finally i'm the best person in the world, me after i blank anything at all. please keep this g-rated. >> can you say that one more time. >> i'm the best person in the world, me, after i blank anything at all. >> so like this is how i feel --
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i feel like i'm the best person in the world after i manage to do this at all. >> bathe in chocolate. >> chocolate is close. >> cooking. >> cook anything. >> okay, all right. >> i had forgotten about that. >> a new version of "the newlywed game." maybe we'll see you on social media one day. >> it's possible. >> we love watching and following you. the movie is fantastic. "mr. right" is so good for so many reasons. it's in theaters and on demand tomorrow. coming up we are jumping into action. this is a great segue. our big trampoline workout. ♪
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♪ ♪ don't you just love it ♪ ♪
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spring it on. we are trying out a hot new workout. trampoline fitness stars like julie an housing. demi lovato, big fans. jesse also a fan. you've been giving it a rye.
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>> and sweating already. this is such a great workout. we've been getting into the spring of things all morning with this. low-impact, high intensity workout that takes place on a trampoline. i got to give it a try. take a look. this looks and feels like a party but it's not. it's an intense trampoline workout. celebs like julianne hough and demi lovato posting pictures on their instagram accounts. you got the lights turned down. almost like you're in the club actually. >> it's a lot of fun. getting a really strong workout. it is high intensity with a little club-like to make it that much easier. >> a workout for all ages. >> all ages. >> including a guy like you. >> from beginners to fitness enthusiast. >> after playing football my knees and back are killing me. >> you'll really enjoy this. >> reporter: i stopped by jumplife in new york city to see what it's all about. >> let's do this. one reason this class is so
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popular, it's a high intensity workout yet easy on the joints. with jumplife it's not a simple workout. >> i try to create the class in order to bring all the exercise mow dals out there so you get your cardio, boot camp, pilates, yoga, bar, so it's a little bit of everything in one. >> out, out. in, double -- in i consider myself pretty athletic. i work out a lot and that is tough. that is a great workout. i need a bed. now. it is such a great workout. i worked up such a sweat. it's tons of fun and looks like this group is enjoying it. also, everybody having fun here? and, michele, this is your first time ever working out on a trampoline. what's it like so far? i'm a runner so this was definitely fun to switch it up and as much fun as it is it is a tough workout so i'll feel it tomorrow. >> i've been feeling it for a couple of weeks.
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you're a runner. is it as good a workout. >> totally and works of everything. >> it's better on the joints. the creator, montserrat, so i imagine all ages can do it. why do you think it's ingaed such popularity. >> you come in with no expectation, the lights go off, music goes on, the disco ball starts going and they leave with a great workout. >> also brings you back to your youth. you know, it is like a fun, silly -- everybody is smiling and you get giggly. let me ask you one last question. what is it the best for? is it the booty? is it the core? >> it's the core but it's such a calorie scorcher because you are using four times your body weight so burning so much more calories than you would in any other exercise that's out there 123w4r a lot happen to have these. what's the simple basic move you can do. >> have themt home just do
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some jacks. >> can you show us a jack. >> sure. >> show me a simple jack. >> let me warm you up. first thing you do, all right. is go right into those jack, bring the arms up, good. >> easy breezy, great way to get started. classes are amazing. i love the idea and jesse is still smiling. >> i'm melting. so much fun. >> i'm inspired and
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"good morning america" is brought to you by macy's. ♪ feel my way through the darkness ♪ >> wow. big thanks to dj kalkutta. jumplife and our jumpers. you're really sweating. >> it's a hard-core workout, george. try it sometime. >> they didn't give us trampolines. i don't know what to do. >> oh, he double bounced me.
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good morning. i'm reggie aqui. it is 8:59. i'm with abc morning news. let's check in with drew tuma for a quick look at today's forecast. >> you notice reggie, cooler than yesterday. 67 the high in vallejo. 72 in concord. 69 san francisco. same in san jose. we'll track light showers on saturday and a one, a light storm on the storm impact scale. >> to santa rosa, northbound 101 middle lanes, traffic starting to slow near santa rosa. and a sig-alert 580 at north flynn, big rig into a barrel. sand all over the roadway. reggie. >> thanks for the warning, sue.
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time now for "live with kelly and michael." we're back at 11:00 a.m. for the midday news. our reporting continues always on abc7news.com. have a great day. awe it's "live with kelly & michael." today from the new film "demolition," naomi watts, and from the series "rogue," ashley greene. plus mark consuelos is at the co-host desk. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by isney-abc domestic television] zphaup now here are kelly ripa and mark consuelos. >> ♪ welcome to my house [applause]

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