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good morning, america. trail of destruction. this twister in florida caught on camera as deadly tornadoes devastate the south. 48 twisters reported this week. now the death toll is rising. >> it looks like a war zone up here. >> the storm system moving east and a new threat brewing down south. breaking overnight, protests erupt over that deadly police shooting in charlotte. prosecutors deciding not to charge this officer after that shooting in broad daylight caught on camera. >> stop. >> the new evidence and what the victim's family is saying now. donald trump's victory tour. the president-elect celebrates his deal to save more than a thousand jobs making good on a campaign promise. >> call up the head of carrier, hello, this is the president.
it's so much fun for me? as sarah palin raising speculation about her role in the trump administration. missing mom exclusive. the husband breaking his silence speaking out exclusively to abc news about that horrific abduction. >> i thought about her being there screaming my name and that i wasn't there. >> now police release a new description of the kidnappers and for the first time we hear how his wife finally made her escape on that freeway. only and we do say good morning, america. what a powerful interview with the husband of that california mom. we're going to have much more of that exclusive just ahead. >> i'm sure they are glad to have her home. donald trump is heading to the carrier plant where lots of families are celebrating, 1,000
president-elect will join them later today. >> trump's team is signaling there will be more direct interinvestigation like this. we'll examine that coming up. first the after. math of those tornadoes in the southeast. homes and businesses destroyed. at least five people dead. alabama has seen some of the worst destruction and abc's phillip mena starts us off in flat rock. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the only way that you can tell that this was a day-care center is by the few toys that remain. this is where a family of seven rushed over from their mobile home looking for a safe place to ride out the storm they ran right into harm's way. just one day after at least 16 tornadoes devastated much of the south, families in alabama beginning to pick up the pieces. this door frame the only thing remaining for one family. >> we were all holding on to each other. crouched down on the floor just dear god, please let me live through this. >> reporter: all that's left of this day care a small room. >> we've been fortunate compared to the last few times that it's
parts of the town leveled. debris up in the trees. the shelves still standing at this destroyed convenience store. in mississippi, families assessing the damage. as they cut and clean outside their homes. look how this pecan tree sliced right through this house. >> we had to get the ladder over there and get her out the window because she couldn't get out of any doors. >> tornado warning. >> reporter: in the florida panhandle a powerful waterspout forming off the coast wednesday afternoon. near atlanta, a tornado warning with strong winds blowing this huge piece of metal from a recycling center about a quarter of a mile away. ? >> reporter: students hunkered down in the school hallway waiting out the storm. strong winds knocking down trees, severing power lines. and many in this area are still without power this morning. the good news is the storms that caused all of this damage have moved out. robin. >> all right, phillip, thank
we'll go to gio benitez in gatlinburg, tennessee, for the latest on those devastating and deadly wildfires that have forced thousands >> reporter: so many have lost everything. in many cases they don't have insurance. behind me is a very famous restaurant in the smoky mountains called the alamo. i want to switch cameras so you can get a wide look at the destruction. you can see so much of it still smoldering. i want to show you a video from a firefighter driving through this fire. you can he have the intense winds helping spread the blaze more and more. at least seven people have died. others are still missing. and now i want to show you the aftermath. this is what you see all over this place, homes are quite literally just disappearing. some 700 structures damaged or destroyed. but we do have some good news that there were heavy rains yesterday that put out a lot of
is over. now folks will start rebuilding. >> that's good to hear. we will talk to rob about that. so many people are doing whatever they can to help including someone who's known quite well in that area. dolly parton. tell people what she's doing. >> reporter: well, that's right. as you know dollywood is just miles from here. people go there all the time and this area, this is where she grew up. she's going to be donating $1,000 per month to each family affected by this until they get quite remarkable. >> indeed. such good people there. gio, thank you. we said that severe weather as you said is moving out this morning and, rob, you're tracking that path. >> i want to say that so much in weather is about good and bad. they so desperately needed rain and were going to get that. in advance of that that's when the wins kicked up and devastating fires broke out. those rains so helpful in the past three days. over 4 inches in huntsville, 5 in knoxville close to the fire zone and yes, we have another
and dive down into the plain, heavy rain expected in eastern texas getting up into louisiana and arkansas and then stretching back into the drought zone, northern mississippi, northern alabama, by sunday night you'll see heavy rain again. look at some of these numbers locally possible over 4 inches from eastern texas across louisiana and south of the fire zone and will take every inch they can get. >> that is coming. thanks very much. the latest on the trump transition. the president-elect and mike pence heading out of trump tower on what they call a thank you tour starting at that carrier reversed course, decided to keep more than a thousand jobs in the u.s. after jawboning from trump. abc's tom llamas at trump tower with all the details. >> reporter: that cincinnati rally about be the first public event for the president-elect since winning the election and we all know how much mr. trump loves those big crowds. we just checked. there's still tickets available but there's a report out this morning that team trump has purchased radio ads promoting the event to make sure every
but before that event, trump has some business to take care of. today, president-elect donald trump will announce a deal, one he promised on the campaign trail, to show he's already fighting for the american worker. >> it's not presidential for the president of the united states to call up the head of carrier, hello, this is the president. but i don't care. it's so much fun for me. i love doing it. please don't take that away. >> reporter: in a statement carrier saying they negotiated an administration, part of which will result in preserving more than 1,000 jobs. details of the agreement unclear. but a source telling abc news a regulatory incentive was a factor. carrier worker kip glen, a trump supporter, praising the president-elect. >> the spirits were high last night. people were actually hand shaking, hugging.
is already showing us he is a worker. >> reporter: but some of trump's critics want more details before they celebrate the incoming president. >> yeah, jobs are good. the question is what exactly is the deal? i mean the first thing you learn when you're talking about deals is let's read all the details. >> reporter: trump also working on filling his cabinet. now a familiar face is under consideration for secretary of veterans affairs. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: a palin aide telling trump transition officials in recent days, i feel as though the megaphone i have been provided can be used in a productive and positive way to help those desperately in need. and as trump hosts that event at carrier to show he's fighting for the working class, "the washington post" points out this morning that trump is assembling what could be the wealthiest cabinet in the history of this country. trump campaigned against wall street and he also said he was going to drain the swamp yet
billionaire, millionaires and some washington insiders. >> we will take a look at that. tom, we'll take a look at it now with matthew dowd and carrier, big political win for donald trump and his team is signaling steve mnuchin, his incoming treasury secretary nominee has said that we're going to see more of this. more direct intervention with companies, now, this is opportunity but limits. >> it's real, those thousand families or thousand individuals right before christmas now know theyav jobs that will stay in indiana so i'm sure their children and families are very happy, but, two, symbolism. he's just president-elect but presidents rely a lot on symbolism and the symbolism of this, i didn't forget you in the midwest. i didn't forget you. other people have forgotten you. i'm willing to go through whatever it takes. a broad question what is his economic policy. you can't do one-offs without defining it and in the end donald trump will be defined by 4.9%, the unemployment rate that
>> meanwhile, as tom mentioned, two billionaires being nominated. steve mnuchin several hundred million and they'll push hard for tax returns from all these nominees as they come up for confirmation. >> you know, before the election was over before election night i described the trump group as a pirate ship. well, some of these nominees it looks like it's a pirate yacht that we've seen unfold in this. i think the confirmation hearings will be some of the most spectacular theater that have seen just from all the questions from the attorney general, from the treasury, from all of those questions that are in such contrast to many things donald trump said during the campaign. >> sarah palin. >> sarah palin, i guess is the elizabeth swan, the keira knightley character in "pirates of the caribbean." she will come in. interesting how folks discipline in this but i think the interesting thing on january 20th he turns the black pearl over to the queen elizabeth ii and it's much more difficult to
very much. >> do you stay up at night trying to come up with these. >> it just comes to me. it just comes to me. >> all right. thank you, matt. but now to charlotte, north carolina, where protests erupted overnight after prosecutors said they would not charge the officer who fatally shot keith lamont scott in september. abc's eva pilgrim has the latest. >> reporter: overnight people taking to the streets. four arrested protesting over a fatal police shooting. police officer who fired the fatal shots killing a charlotte man. >> i am fully satisfied and entirely convinced that officer brentley vinson use of deadly force was lawful. >> reporter: into keith lamont scott's death while evidence points to the 42-year-old being armed. something scott's family had disputed. his wife saying as much on the tape from the shooting. >> drop the gun. >> he doesn't have a gun. >> reporter: the d.a. also
see a gun prior to approaching scott radioing in before the shooting. >> there was a guy that was parked next to us that was rolling a joint had a gun. >> reporter: as well as releasing this from a 7-eleven showing mr. scott with a bulge around his right ankle and previously released police video you can see his pant leg pulled up. empty holster revealed. the d.a. concluding he failed to comply with commands to drop his gun. scott's family disagreeing asking why a father waiting to pick up his kid ended up dead. >> but that does not mean that this officer's killing of keith scott was right. all that means is that under the view of the d.a.'s office it wasn't criminal. >> reporter: and the d.a. saying that police found a gun at the scene that they have since identified as scott's. his family saying in none of that video do you clearly see
d.a.'s decisions. they are considering pursuing a civil case. robin. >> we'll see what happens, eva, thank you. to the new clues about that deadly plane crash that killed 71 people. david kerley has more on what the survivors are now revealing about the accident. >> reporter: this morning, colombian authorities confirm this jet did not have enough reserve fuel and radio calls suggest it ran out of fuel. as this new video shows the excited brazilian soccer team crash. their short haul jet had flown nearly 1900 miles right at its maximum rank but put into a holding pattern above medellin. the pilots radio the tower asking for priority landing. we are having a fuel problem. seven minutes later the pilot calls out, total failure. electric, total and fuel. >> they now have nothing but battery power and they're gliding. they have no electronic aids that can take them to the
calling out for directions. vectors. a minute later the final plea for help. eight miles from the airport the jet crashes, no fire, no fuel found. >> the airplane ran out of gas. why it ran out of gas, why the crew made the bad decisions that they made, could they have saved it if they declared an emergency early on? >> reporter: three players survived. two crew members, one did by curling up in the feet am a south american sports network others in the plane stood up and started yelling after the jet ran out of fuel. the black boxes have now been turned over to investigators from the united kingdom. that's going to tell us a lot about what the pilots were saying inside the cockpit an answer a lot of the questions about this tragic plane crash. >> david, just to hear that audio like that, david, thank you. amy has the morning's other top stories starting with another police officer killed in the line of duty. >> that's right. an officer was shot and killed
tacoma, washington. the neighborhood was placed on lockdown as a standoff with the shooter continued into the early morning and then a somber scene as the officer's body was taken away. 133 law enforcement officers in the united states have died in the line of duty this year alone. that is more than during all of last year. well, the fourth and final inmate who escaped from a california jail has been captured. rogelio chavez was arrested at his sister's home in san jose after an eight-hour standoff. poce the attic. and major league baseball owners and players have agreed to a new labor deal avoiding a lockout. both sides reportedly agreed to ban first year players from using smokeless tobacco and the all-star game will no longer determine home field advantage in the world series. instead, the team with the best record will get the advantage. and finally, wow, the shape of your chicken mcnuggets are not as random as you thought. mcdonald's has revealed its
shapes which has apparently shocked even the most loyal mcdonald's fans. each shape even has a name, the bell, the ball, the boot and the bone. and mcdonald's says this -- these shapes are the perfect equilibrium of dipability and fun. >> dipability. >> trying to get that in. dipability. >> yeah. >> they made it one. >> i like the boot because you got a little something to hang on to. >> right. >> we both said dipability and both thinking of same page, robin. thank you, amy. take a look at this video and, yes, that's a man reaching into a truck and walking away with a massive pot of gold and he is not a leprechaun just from times square and linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: a reward leading for information of the recovery of this stolen pot of gold. you heard it right.
$1.5 million. police are calling the investigation operation lucky charms. it was not a sophisticated heist like "the italian job." >> 13 across. 4 high. >> reporter: rather police think the robber just stumbled on to an opening and pounced. >> do you think he knew it was a buck of gold at the time. >> i believe he believed it was a value. it was in an armored truck with armed guards. >> reporter: it happened in new york city's diamond district. the barrel was taken right out of the back of an vehicle at the precise moment when one of the armed guards turned his back. the guard reportedly only noticed the buck was missing because that's the bucket he used to rest his feet while he sat. loomis, the armored truck company told abc news their guards were trthed by professional thieves. the container of gold flakes nearly 90 pounds, so heavy the thief had to keep putting it down which might explain why it took him an hour to walk half a mile. he then got into a white car.
that. >> they could be melted down and put into cubes and then sold. >> reporter: this newly released video is from late september. so the culprit has a two-month head start. police say so far they believe the end of the rainbow for the man they're dubbing the leapt bring kahn may be florida. pawnshops there are on high alert. for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> seems like that was too easy. >> what a story. back to rob. a lot of rain comeing. >> which brings rainbows which brings pots of gold, i'm told. i haven't seen one in a while. a winter storm warning across maine and rain in boston moving ow. drying out. that low finally kicking up and we will take that for sure. your sunday cities brought to
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. an entire family devastated after a mom and two children found dead in lone tree. this started as a missing persons rorlt and they were sports authority in loan tree a vigil is planned for the neighborhood. >> 7:23, under mostly cloudy skies in the denver metro area. 23 in denver and same at the airport where the winds are from the southwest at 12 miles per hour a chajs of fewer across the metro area and
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i thought about her being there screaming my name. >> that is the husband of sherri papini, that missing mom in california missing for three weeks, abducted came back in terrifying condition, and he gave abc news that exclusive interview about the ordeal his wife went through. that is all coming also right now, president-elect trump is heading to indiana today with mike pence. kicking off what they're calling a thank you tour after the election. they'll stop at the carrier plant where trump is celebrating a deal saving more than a thousand jobs. a major recovery effort is under way after those devastating tornadoes in the southeast. 48 reported twisters just this week. one flattening a small alabama town. the storm system thankfully is now moving out. and also this morning, dr.
>> that's right. it's all about olive oil and we're going to tell you what he said that now has him in some hot water. that's all coming up in just a bit. >> we look forward to that. but fist, our exclusive interview with that husband of that kidnapped california mom. abc's matt gutman sat down with keith papini in redding, california. good morning, matt. >> reporter: hey, good morning, george. i spent about four hours with keith papini and the excruciating detail he describes about what his wife went through wasn't just revealing. it was disturbing anything we have heard so far. this morning, keith papini, opening up about his 22-day captivity. >> i thought about her being there screaming my name. >> reporter: and describing to "20/20" his wife sherri's helter-skelter release. >> she was bound, she had a metal -- sorry, a chain around her waist. that is correct. she had a bag over her head. her left hand was in the vehicle chained to something.
out of the car? >> she was chained any time she was in a vehicle. they opened the door. she doesn't know because she had a bag over her head and cut something to free her restraint that was holding her into the vehicle and then kind of pushed her out of the vehicle, and she has, at this point, has no idea where she is at, and then ran to the freeway. >> reporter: but motorists kept whizzing past her. >> she screamed so much she was screaming trying to get somebody to, you know, stop, and again, just another sign of how my wife is. she's so wonderful that she said, well, maybe people aren't stopping because i have a chain, and it looks like i broke out of prison, so she tried to tuck in her chain under her clothes. >> reporter: this morning the shasta county sheriff's office revealing new details about sherri's alleged abductors. described as two armed hispanic women. the sheriff says suspect number
accent and pierced ears. >> suspect number two was the older of the two suspects. she had straight black hair with some graying color. >> reporter: but the big question still remains. where was she held, what was the motive and was she specifically targeted, or was this a random act? >> you cut their hair. you beat them. you're really talking about extremist group would use to break somebody down. >> reporter: now investigators tell us they are starting to work on a composite sketch of those suspects, but sherri says she only saw their eyes. she was hooded most of the time. so investigators say they're working on digging out the other details, did she hear a train? was she close enough to feel the vibrations? what did the room feel like? anything to get a break in this story, george. >> such a strange story.
it right now. so these details are piling up. chilling details about her captivity. more on the captors, as well but so many big questions still remain. >> oh, there's no question that all these questions remain, but that's what the investigation now needs to focus on which is who are these people? why did they do it? and i think that's the most important question. you heard matt refer to it. which is what was the motive here? was she targeted? is it random? if they can figure that out -- >> doesn't seem like the >> we don't know, right. the investigators will try to keep certain details close to the vest on this. but those are the key questions that they need to assess. >> you mentioned keeping the details close to the vest. the sheriff did seem a little bit concerned that the husband's interviews may somehow compromise the integrity of the investigation. >> well, he actually said that, right? and you can understand from the investigator's perspective their saying, look. we don't want the public at large to know everything. you know why? because in a lot of these high-profile investigations, they get tons of tips, they get
and they want to be able to assess who has real information here. who actually knows something? who may be real suspects? and the way a do that is certain information private and secret. now, from his perspective from the husband's perspective you can understand why he wants to go public, right? i mean a lot of people are still saying, come on. >> even though the sheriff keeps saying -- >> that's right. no evidence to suggest it's a hoax but you look under this case on google, for example, the number one search term is reeled to a hoax. so you can understand why the husband wants to come forward and say, not only was this not a hoax, but this was absolutely horrific for her and please understand how difficult this must be for her. >> you also see times the sheriff has the claims that the husband is relating, but he doesn't
>> that's right. and there's small -- it seems so far the contradicts have been relatively small because most of the details have been accurate, it seems. that's why the sheriff is not happy about it. right? meaning if you're getting all sorts of details that aren't accurate it doesn't really matter. the problefor the sheriff is when you're getting all this information which, of course, the husband would know, these accurate details, then the sheriff has a little bit less to work with in terms of information that the public doesn't know. but i've got -- i sympathize with the husband in wanting to get it out there even if the answer is, yes, it makes the investigation a when you have people around the world saying, oh, this doesn't make any sense. i don't get it. and the husband's position is, my wife was branded. my wife was in chains, you can understand why he wants to get out there and say something about it. >> no question about it. dan abrams, thanks very much. and you can see more of that exclusive interview with keith papini on a special edition of "20/20" tomorrow at 10:00 eastern right here on abc. hey, michael. all right, george. coming up on our big board, are
sa sarah palin? more on the big role she may play in trump's white house. plus, a new show about a pope that has a lot of people up in arms. does it go too far? we'll talk about that plus stephen a. smith is here talking about tiger woods coming back to play golf. that's coming back in two minutes, everybody. you didn't really have to... getting the gift you almost kept for yourself? now that's a holiday mini miracle. with 30 percent off photo purchases, just around the corner.
welcome back. time now for our big board and we're breaking down more of this morning's top stories. stephen a. smith is here at the table. as my grandma would say, hmm, hmm, hmm. >> i feel the same way. >> we can't wait to get to story. but first, could sarah palin be headed to washington? the former vice presidential nominee and trump loyalist is reportedly being considered for secretary of veterans affairs. abc's cokie roberts joins us now to weigh in. what are you hearing about this, cok cokie? >> well, what we're hear something what abc news has been reporting and sarah palin has been taking our story and posting it on social media saying veterans affairs. i have to say, robin, that fair
a laughing stock, and donald trump was so adamant throughout the campaign about the great care that he was going to show to veterans, that putting her in that position could be a problem for him. >> well, cokie, also if he does appoint her do you think she's going to have trouble with congress? >> sure, she is. i mean, absolutely. she's -- you know, she's a very controversial figure. now, she was for trump very early in the campaign, so he probably does feel he owes her something. but this is more than he probably wants to take on and think of poor john mccain. someone who cares desperately about veterans, who picked sarah palin as his running mate and has been very careful not a criticize her, but then have to vote on her. that's a tough one. >> that would be a tough situation. controversy and we have another one too. >> yeah, we have another controversy.
pope" premieres mex month sparking outrage over jude law's portrayal of a not so conventional vatican leader. take a look. >> your holiness, your sins. >> i don't have any sins to confess. i'm a contradiction. >> i think i can see why a lot of people -- larry hackett is joining us. this pope is portrayed as a borderline anti-christ reality so what is the bit ere -- bitter reaction to this show? i have an idea what you're going to say. >> he smokes and drinks cherry coke so you can imagine, you know, the wrath that will fall on him. it debuted in italy to critical raves and for viewership, and as a former altar boy, and choir boy i can assure you that, you know, as surely as the eucharist follows the homily there will be people who find this completely offensive and one more attack on the catholic church.
that make it a fantastic vehicle for drama. er it has power, it has mystery, and it has unbelievab pageantry and outfits. this lends itself to people recreating it and thinking preposterous things about it. we checked with the pope, the office -- the pope's office says he doesn't even watch television so they're not losing a lot of sleep about this but it's driving the controversy that people are going want to see it. >> well, we're talking about it. >> absolutely. >> we have to, you know, again, say this is not based on any particular pope, obviously. >> no, he's an american pope in this, right. >> all right. and cokie, you have covered m popes, and of course, your mother, the u.s. ambassador, so i saw you watching the clip as larry was talking. what do you think? >> actually i was thinking as he was talking, pope benedict drank orangeade so it's not that crazy. we watched this just now in the makeup room. lots of clips of it, and what i have to say, is it's awful. it's really just tedious and boring and, you know, all of
it gets lost in these long, long speeches, and really don't -- it's not worth getting exorcised over because it's just so bad. >> i think it'll be the "game of throne" of st. peter when it comes out. >> stephen, would you watch it. >> i'm going to at least watch it once. first of all, jude law is a great actor. no question about that and, secondly, controversy sells. i'm going to see what everybody is in an uproar about before i decide whether or not i'm going to watch it. love that. now what could be the comeback for tiger woods? that's what you are here to talk to us about. he hasn't played professionally in 15 months. >> right. >> he is back now. a lot of people are talking about it. he looks good. >> he always looks good in recent years until he has to swing that golf club, and then obviously he doesn't look so good when you're ranked 257th in the world at the time. it's been a bad time. hasn't won a major since 2008 and when you think about tiger
majors. he has won since then, but not in a major. it's all about whether or not he will catch jack nicklaus '18 majors. that's it. that's all anybody cares about. >> he's got 14. you don't think so. >> i don't think so. i think because of everything that he endured psychologically he was warped. when you come across as if you have been living a lie skpurks get exposed for that, it's a lot to overcome. i think physically, and in terms of h with anybody in the world when he's at the top of his game. but his edge was also psychological. he intimidated opponents and intimidates nobody now. you have guys feeling sorry for him and hoping he resurrects himself because when he's successful you get paid. >> i was intimidated watching him on tv. i felt bad for the guys he was going against. i didn't realize it was 2008, it's been that long. we've seen great comebacks. all of us have seen them is
>> i want everybody to answer this question. question for everybody. do you think tiger woods can be successful in his comeback? maybe not this weekend but at some point? >> no, i don't see it. i really -- i've seen nothing in his game that tells me he can come back to the level that we were accustomed to seeing. >> if i can follow up on his psychological point, when you have athletes shooting for something, nicklaus' trophy you need the crowd and audience behind you. i don't think there's a reservoir of good will for tiger. he is going to be doing this alone. i don't think the public cares about him and has a factor in how he performs. >> come on, cokie. >> i don't know whether hean come back or not, but i'm thrilled to have him back because he's so cute. and it's really fun to look at him. >> oh. cokie! >> we're all rooting for him. >> i'm rooting for him. i think there's -- i always hold out hope when people say you can't do something, and he'll prove them wrong, and larry's point, you need the fans behind you, but i've never -- i love to
too. >> that's true. >> you never disappeared for years and that's the key here. you didn't disappear and then try to come back. you didn't fall off a cliff and then try to come back. >> some of the games i played fans of the team thought i did. >> they thought you did. i never saw that. >> 14 major victories, 79 overall. >> amazing. >> come on. >> he is the greatest ever -- but we're talking about -- >> former number one. >> remembered for that. >> eventually. >> and the fact he's cute as cokie said. >> there you go. everybody has their point of view. we love it. thank you three for being with us today. and koupg in two minutes, that new trouble for dr. oz. what he said about olive oil that's leading to a lawsuit. stay right here.
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estimated $2 billion. but on his show, dr. oz questioned the quality of the vast majority of olive oil on store shelves, and now one group is fighting back. an olive oil trade association suing dr. oz over this comment. >> shocking 80%, 80% of the extra virgin olive oil that you buy every day in your supermarket isn't the real deal. >> reporter: telling his millions of viewers during an episode in may, their might be fake. in a suit filed this week, the north american olive oil association, saying the famous tv doctor willfully and maliciously disseminated false information about olive oil. "the dr. oz show" tells abc news they will aggressively defend the story which was covered by numerous other reputable news organizations. adding that the statute the lawsuit is based on is discredited and constitutionally
now in the suit, the olive oil trade group notes that any oil with their seal of approval is regularly tested and meets their standards. they're seeking a jury trial and they are asking for punitive damages and legal fees. they are trying to fight for their reputation here. >> dr. oz isn't backing down saying he'll go after this group. >> he's not the first one to make these claims. a lot of news organizes covered this and called it fake, the issue is about call and i think that's the distinction. it's not that it's not olive oil but does it meet the quality standards? >> g you look good. >> thank you very much. my catwalk. >> do the catwalk for us. >> no. >> you know, i'm an italian girl. it's all the olive oil paid off. >> thank you, mara. coming up, our next hour when harry met rihanna. what is bringing the prince and the pop star together. plus tory is here with the holiday mu
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30s and 40s in the metro area. freezing in mountain towns. 31 in aspen. what we can expect for the next couple of days, today, 40 degrees and clear skies, chance of showers llter today. betters chance of flurries in the mountain towns tomorrow, 3 three to five inches of accumulation tomorrow. bright spot on the seven-day forecast, sunday, 52 and mild and dry. take a look at this. you will see the temperatures dropping down to the 20s and teens and chance of snow on tuesday. slow conditioning on the north side of dow town. from 120th down to 84th avenue. just a lot of traffic this mork, the problems you can see on the map, cleared but still slow traffic.
good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. deadly wildfires. search and rescue teams racing through the wreckage in tennessee as dolly parton says how she'll help the families there get back on their feet. crossing the line. ten women bring questions about work, harassment and sexism at the office. their answers may surprise you. now their message is for all women in the workplace and the to work. ? the prince and the pop star. when harry met rihanna. the two bond in barbados, we've got them giggling center stage. ? 24 carat ? these identical twins are 24 karat magic. they've taken over the internet and now they're taking over "gma." meet the mcclure girls, and they're saying --
>> can we play that again? just one more time. that was so adorable. >> and they're saying -- >> both: good morning, america. >> explain what happened there. >> they're cute. >> and they're excited. they're young. they remind me of my twins and they jumped the gun. >> we'll see more of them coming up in a little bit. 24 days until christmas, everybody. they're happy about that. >> they've been good girls, i know they have, and that means 24 days to get all those gifts in order. tory johnson, of course, she's here. it's thursday, she has her holiday "deals & steals." oh, gosh. getting the audience involved all starting at just $4.50. >> then as we count down to the holidays, we've got a big gingerbread house competition. you know we love a competition here. which one of us has the swtest decorating skills? we'll find out. >> we will find out but first we have to get the morning rundown from amy.
wildfires in eastern tennessee. one witness calling the area an apocalyptic wasteland. at least seven people have died but this morning there is new hope for those trying to rebuild and abc's gio benitez is there with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you. to say this is a disaster would be an understatement. take a look. this is 1 of the 700 structures here that are just totally destroyed. it's a restaurant and you can even see some of the tables and chairs there just completely melted. at least seven people have died because people are still missing. they're still being looked for. right now many of these homes have just been totally destroyed and that is why dolly parton, a huge employer here, of course, she has dollywood here, she is now donating a thousand dollars per month to each family affected. >> and we want to provide a hand up to all those families that have lost everything in the fires. >> reporter: an act of kindness there from someone who grew up in that area. amy, back to you. >> gio, such a heartbreaking
elsewhere in tennessee and in alabama where people are picking up the pieces after more than a dozen tornadoes, entire buildings blown away. and at least five people have died. many are still without power this morning. well, a police officer in washington state was shot and killed overnight while responding to a domestic call in tacoma. that suspect was later killed in a standoff. 133 officers have died in the line of duty so far this year in the u.s. the same number as all of last year. and four people have been arrested during a protest in keith scott. he was shot by a police officer back in september. the district attorney has decided not to charge the officer saying evidence shows scott was holding a gun. well, president-elect donald trump is taking a victory lap today as he takes credit for saving 1,000 jobs. trump and mike pence are visiting the carrier plant in indianapolis after making good on a promise to convince that company not to send the jobs to mexico reportedly using regulatory incentives to sweeten
you tour. meanwhile, trump may have a place in his cabinet for sarah palin. she's reportedly being considered for secretary of veterans affairs. well, in health news researchers say a lack of sleep affects more than just our health, their study found people who routinely sleep fewer than six hours per night have a 13% higher risk of early death and they also lose about six days worth of productivity at their jobs every year. well, prince harry met up with pop music royalty in barbados. rihanna joined the prince for a celebration marking the island nation's 50 years of independence. the crowd, of course, cheered for the prince, but guess what, they went even crazier for rihanna, who was born right there in barbados. and finally, a big breakthrough for chocolate lovers. nestle, the company that makes crunch bars and baby ruths, says it's developed a scientific process to reduce the amount of
the structure of the sugar, so it dissolves faster but it still tastes just as sweet. they plan to begin using the process in 2018, which is when i plan to start eating 40% more chocolate. >> well played. well played there, amy. yes. thanks a lot. how about some "pop news" there, lara. >> thank you so much, robin.
good morning, everybody. jamie foxx won an oscar for his portrayal of ray charles and now he's taking on the story of motown legend marvin gaye. ? good song. >> g the life story of the soulful singer who brought us hits like "what's going on" and "sexual healing." the project has been given a thumbs up by marvin gaye's son and motown founder berry gordy. marvin gaye's unmistakable voice was silenced too soon. he was shot by his father at the age of 44 years old. there is a story there to be told. >> i remember that.
great genes at work, e! news reporting bradley cooper and russian supermodel irina shayk are expecting their first child together. the world found out yesterday as shayk walked in the victoria's secret fashion show in her second trimester giving the audience of a little perfect tummy under a fringe robe and traded in her wings for a more covered
up look but still sexy trench coat look for the annual fashion show. the parents-to-be went public with their romance during paris fashion week last year. they have not yet commented on the pregnancy rumors, friends say, though, the couple is a joy to be around because they are so in love and truly a perfect match. >> good for them. >> yep. congratulations. >> absolutely. baby news and then finally, we will forever be in blue jeans thanks to this man. neil diamond and now -- ? so good so good so good ?
caroline." diamond just announced a world tour to celebrate 50 years of show business. the first show is coming up april 7th in fresno with stops all across north america including new york, los angeles, chicago, toronto, vancouver, tampa and then europe and uk dates i guess will be announced as well. diamond started as a songwriter who went on to sell more than 125 million albums. so if your love is on the rocks, don't bring her flowers, bring her tickets to this legendary tour. i promise you won't go wrong. tick at live nation. i am so there. >> great delivery. >> thank you. >> it's sure to be so good, so good, so good. >> when you two said that, you startled george and i. we didn't know where that came from. >> i usually get into the ba, ba, ba. we have been doing this. >> it's coming up. she's hearing it, coming up. >> ready? >> no. ? sweet caroline ba ba ba ?
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we are back with our series "crossing the line" where we focus on sexual harassment in the workplace. the eeoc tells us that three out of five women say they've experienced sexual harassment on th have been more and more high-profile cases of harassment reported just in the last few months. our business correspondent rebecca jarvis is here. she sat down with diverse women from different industries to talk about it. >> yes, george, good morning to you. we sat down with ten women to talk to them about what it's really like on the job and to understand what women in the workplace are facing today. >> i have been sexually harassed. >> touched and propositioned. >> this is my experience. >> reporter: their voices
>> i felt isolated. >> vulnerable. >> small. >> unsafe. >> reporter: we brought together ten women from ten different industries from finance to hospitality services to government to hear their experiences. >> i worked in restaurants for ten years. every time i walked into the kitchen, someone would whistle. >> this person used guilt tripping to try to get me to do sexual activity as compensation. >> he would just stare at me really weird. >> i spent 25 years in the financial services industry. there was inappropriate behavior that would happen on the trading floor. >> reporter: according to government statistics the finance sector is one of the industry's most prone to sexual harassment, but as you're about to see, sexual harassment knows no occupational boundaries. how many of you have been sexually harassed over the course of your career? leave it up if it's more than twice. more than three times. and then a shocking drop in hands.
statistics show that 70% of women who experience workplace sexual harassment never report it. why? the fear of job retaliation. >> i think it always feels like an uncomfortable choice and i have to really think about my values and what's important to me and weigh them against my career. >> i often feel like in the grand scheme of things, i'm just not that important to this company. in that moment i feel like there's an erasure of yourself. >> reporter: and yet all the women facing the problem in their own way. >> i just like lef n paycheck. >> i work in engineering with a bunch of guys, and i'm very up front with them, and i tell them, look, you're allowed to make comment, i understand, but the minute you start coming off me we'll have issues. >> reporter: jenny yang leads the federal commission tasked with investigating those claims and says gender-based putdowns can also be a form of sexual harassment because it's harassment based on one's gender.
harassment does not always involve propositioning. it can involve demeaning comments, crude language that makes women feel like they're in a hostile work environment. >> how many of you have been referred to, show of hands, as a girl, a doll, a babe or honey at work? >> sweetheart belongs on that list, as well. vp >> how many of you have heard you're too emotional? >> you're being too emotional. now don't get so emotional. that'she and they put you down but if you say anything you're emotional because you're a woman. >> reporter: and when we asked what can be done to stop this behavior. >> it starts in the home and it starts with the parents and it starts with our discussion with our young men and saying this is not okay. >> reporter: and from the family room to the boardroom. >> it starts from the top. it requires your leadership to message clearly that harassment is not tolerated. >> reporter: and a message from our forum of women in the
>> i'm raising my voice because i want to be an agent of change. >> to encourage other young women -- >> that they too can take a stand. >> to break out of silence. >> i'm speaking out against sexual harassment because it exists. >> because it even exists. >> because it exists, and it shouldn't. >> and it shouldn't, and as you saw there, when we asked how many women filed a complaint with the hr after experiencing or witnessing harassment, just two of them did, which is typical in these situations. statistics tell us as many as 70% of women do not report it and what happened next is very telling. i asked how many of you felt your report was met with something positive? every one of those women put their hands down. i was also struck, george, and we were talking about this, by this idea that it starts in the home. leslie, one of the women on the panel, raised this idea that you have to teach your children, relatives, siblings, we have to be doing a better job of drawing
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? talk to me baby ? [ applause ] they do everything he says. >> got a >> everything going on here. >> we love you right back. [ cheers and applause ] thank you. you guys are wonderful. a wonderful festive audience with us here. always fun. >> i'm looking. george, this is for you. >> this is festive as well. >> what's underneath these domes is something we talk about all the time googling. >> is it food? is it food. >> it's going to be food. >> i google recipes all the time. >> you do? >> absolutely. a lot of people do. >> little known fact. little known also fact, google
so they know what everybody is googling on and google news lab teamed up for this graphic design team truth and beauty to display this. what topped the list of goods and recipes that people google. what do you think? >> quinoa. >> quinoa? >> wait a second. >> quinoa. >> you know, that's those new millennials. >> have you been coached? you all say quinoa spontaneously. >> i'm not buying it. >> you know what the real answer is -- >> i got it, george. >> there it is, pizza. >> whoa, whoa. >> that's number one. >> that's number one. pizza. >> number two. >> number two is -- >> pancakes. >> now, i wonder why -- pizza i get. pancakes. >> you don't know how to make pancakes. >> or also googling where to find -- >> where to find pizza. i think pizza makes a lot of sense. >> delivery in in. >> also going out to breakfast,
>> i love banana pancares. >> that gives us number three. banana bread. >> banana bread? >> i'm here for you. >> i tell you right now i think it's wrong. quinoa has to be somewhere here, george. >> quinoa. >> we're asking all of our facebook and twitter followers to weigh in, as well. what's leading now, guys? our live survey? >> survey says -- >> pizza is in the lead. pancakes -- >> quinoa. [ cheers and applause ] >> who is googling quinoa? >> i don't get that one either but the people have spoken. >> yes, they have. >> and now i'm really hungry after doing that segment. >> i'll pass on that for now and wait till i get heated up later. here's what i'm bringing to the table. we all love the rock. you know, everybody loves dwayne "the rock" johnson. and the man works extremely hard
well now you can add musical to the list of things that he's doing. he's teamed up with lin-manuel miranda to present a musical called "millennials: the musical." take a look. >> i think i lost my phone. my life is over. >> is that so important. >> yes, jack. if i don't post a selfie within an hour i might lose a follower. >> selfie. what is that? >> seriously? you don't know? ? well facebook instagram tinder snapchat or bume ? jack you're the least knowledgeable person i know how do you get a take-out ? ? i'll help you find your phone ? ? to your millennial life ? >> so is he producing? >> they both producing this play and it's about -- sfwlrs a satire but it's a meaning behind
brooklynite named crystal who use her phone for everything. class, bumble but loses her phone and has to connect with her neighbor who they go in search of this phone but it teaches you that, you know, you've had to live your life without those restraints and call it the millennial "grease!" >> is this really coming to -- >> yes. >> it really is? >> yes. >> i thought it was like a joke. it's a real -- there's a musical about selfies? >> it's a real thing. very hot topic. >> is this the rock? i'll take two tickets. thank you. >> tell you if you know lin-manuel miranda, it's going to be -- >> a huge hit. >> it's going to be quick, witty and he and the rock did motion picture arts and sciences "moana" together. >> have you taken the girls yet? >> not yet. >> we laughed. >> a little bit of everything. but speaking of sweet little girls have you all seen the
3 years old taking the internet by storm because they're identical twins and their lovely mom interviews them and here's a little bit of what you see online about them. >> she's just one minute older. >> one minute older. i'm just one minute older. ah. >> she's trying to give you a hug, lexi. trying to make you feel better. >> i want >> look at her face, ava. does she look like your face. >> yes. that means you're twins. >> who is your best friend? >> my sister. >> who is your best friend, lexi? >> ava. >> ava. why is she your best friend. >> i like her. >> because you like her. >> yes. >> yay. >> ah. [ applause ]
>> memories because they're not like that anymore in you know who is here, ava and alexis just happen to be here. [ applause ] hey. alexis, mom, ami and dad justin. can you give me tips on how to interview the girls. >> repeat yourself over and over. >> over and over. >> do you have fun? do you like doing the videos. >> yes. >> what's your favorite part about doing it? these videos that everybody gets to see? what do you like most about it? >> once about -- >> can you translate. >> what do you like pose about sitting down and talking on the video? >> i like -- >> is it talking to momma or being with your sister? >> being with my sister. >> ah. i see what you do there. leading question. i got that. >> i'm hoping she'd say momma.
idea? >> it was more because at home they run around frantic. they always have funny things to say and i'm like do we think they are funny or are they funny little girls so we started just talking and recording things that we talk about in the house already and just seemed to work. >> that's pink. >> it's pink. do you like pink? >> not blue. >> and blue. all the different colors, yeah. >> that's blue. >> so i know that the -- >> and -- you want to be when you grow up? what is it you want to do? do you want to be a doctor, do you want to be a nurse, a teacher. >> did you say athlete. >> princess. >> thank you. >> princess? >> no, no, no. >> what do you want to do? >> what do you want to be? >> i want to be -- >> you want to be me? okay.
justin. >> i would say the absurdity and obnoxiousness me, because i'm annoying. probably the emotional and the sweetness is her. >> well, that is beautiful. they love jewelry. i can see that. >> she does. she's very, very girlie. >> you're going to have your hands full. thank you all. >> thank you. >> wonderful watching in on you two and seeing how you can just tell they just love to bring joy to everyone so thank you, ava, alexis. an ava, alexis. ami, justin. >> thank you, thank you so much. [ applause ] >> the baby whisperer. so mess remember mized. coming up great tips for the millions of americans who own small businesses, how you can take yours to the next level and you know what, ava and lexi, we'll do it right now.
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tomato. i would imagine that's red too. lara, back inside to you. thank you, rob. we're going it turn to "boosting your business" and teamed up with microsoft office to help entrepreneurs take their small businesses to the neck level. rachel smith is here to kick things 0 of with a beauty salon owner in the midwest and their story. good morning to you, rach. >> good morning to you, as well. great to be here with this beautiful crowd. [ cheers and applause ] check this out, guys. >> i love it. >> great boost in the morning. heck this out, so small businesses make up a whopping 99.9% of all u.s. companies but only a third of them actually make it to the ten-year mark so we brought in an expert to help one chicago company keep beating odds and thrive. gordon says he is living the american dream. >> i came from macedonia in 2000. >> reporter: arriving in the u.s. with little in his pockets he settled in chicago.
today his flagship location employs a staff of 18 people. >> i don't see it as a business. i consider myself as an artist. >> reporter: but with a salon seeing up to 50 clients a day, that mind-set can create problems. enter small business expert and host of microsoft office small business academy, carol. 29 million small businesses in the u.s. and hair and nail salons are a $42 billion million and a half people. but experts say the biggest mistake creative types like goran makes is focusing on their art rather than running the business side. >> now, the first tip is you could actually bring on a manager, however, i will tell you that if you're going to delegate responsibility you cann cannot abdicate responsibility because at the end of the day your name is on the door. >> reporter: which leads to the second issue, how to keep an
is sit down with each of your employees individually. some of them might want to make more money. some might want more recognition. not all are motivated by the same things. >> reporter: another concern, efficiency. >> the front desk is my biggest challenge. we need to make that -- build a smoother process where we don't get two clients coming at the same time for one appointment. >> reporter: there is an easy technology solution from microsoft, a brand-new app called bookings that's part of their business premium office >> reporter: the software, a gift for goran. >> so they pick their service, they pick the date that they want and the time and they press book and it will actually hold that time, put a reminder on their calendar then your receptionist with follow up and make sure it works. it is that simple, easy to use for your customers, the receptionist will be happy, as well. >> reporter: simple tips to help goran with the art of boosting his business. [ cheers and applause ]
important. experts say when marketing your business, owners must remember to focus on solving their customers' problems as well as their own. it's important to be creative but you have to think about the customer as well. >> the customer is always right, thank you. great tips. go to our website goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! to learn more from our sponsor microsoft office. [ cheers and applause ] and for ways to boost your small business and i'm going to head over here right now u. talk to mr. michael strahan. rach, see you soon. gingerbread competition that is coming up. you know things get a little heated when we start competing. >> yeah, because i'm 0 for and i will not go down easy today. >> our great american cookie christmas cookie search is on. i just got neffengerous. take a look at emily gibson's submission. her take on her grandmother's gingerbread recipe. >> good morning, i'm emily gibson and i'm from sandy, utah. when i was a little girl my grandma and i would make homemade gingerbread cookies and even though she's not here
together at the holidays when i make them. most gingerbread cookie recipes are the same, molassmolasses, s eggs. i put them into the freezer five minutes before i cook them. that's what helps them hold their cute gingerbread shape. merry christmas. >> merry christmas to you. we have gingerbread men for all of you, guys. august of you guys here in the audience. >> and the girls are here to get theirs a little earlier than everybody else. >> uh-oh. >> you want one for your dad. there you go. >> everybody gets a gingerbread man and you can get the recipes. send us your videos and your recipes, we want to hear them to our website. >> all right, stay right there. we're coming up with our gingerbread house showdown. you don't want to miss it. "gma's" boosting your business is sponsored by microsoft
>> our holiday makeoff is back. we go head-to-head to make the most decorated gingerbread house with diy expert nicole farb. you're back to help us out. thank you very much. nicole partnered with michael's hosting gingerbread house making events at their stores from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. this saturday. for every person who stops in to make a gingerbread house they will donate $1 to the star light foundaon nicole, we know it's hard. we were talking about kids over the holidays. this is i a great wait to do. >> takes an hour. gets you off the phone and makes memories. we have a competition every year with my framily and everyone gets a kit and we raise the roof. >> so i need help. we've done these competitions with you. i'm 0 for 2 and what do i need for some curb appeal.
there to distract them. >> they would like that, though. >> i'll be like -- >> for curb appeal frosting is really good tasting flew. use a lot of frosting, go for the big candy because that's how you get the big pops, grab a big piece, michael and use a lot of color. right, gingerbread is one color so put all the pizazz, use a lot of color. >> i have my eyes. >> i would grab a really big piece of candy before we say, one, two, three, make. yeah, yeah, okay. michael is bringing it. michael is bringing it. >> this is really good. >> oh. look at the rainbow. >> oh, they're cheering for you. it's raise the roof. get it.
>> oh! okay. >> you did well. >> you know what -- >> oh, my god, that was good. >> you were not going to be denied this year. >> let's show what we did. >> let's show what we did. >> what do you think? i think -- i think he brought it. michael won. [ cheers and applause ] >> i had to get dirty to do it, everybody. nicole, thank you for doing this. this is fun for us but i can imagine how fun it is for people at home and as i said if you need more tip, don't forget to stop by michael's. they have everything you need there. all the tips you need. >> really awesome aevent this saturday. >> a dollar for every house that gets decorated. >> nicole, thank you and thank
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>> it isn't happening. >> you know what, if you want to see it all you have to do is go to dwayne johnson's youtube page. the whole thing is online there for you to check out. >> is it going to broadway? >> it's broadway called youtube. >>sters 12 >> "star wars," the full cast of "rogue one" will be on jimmy kimmel next friday december 9th. they were so great here. you don't want to miss them. [ cheers and alause ] . denver7, breaking news. >> we have breaking news from
affiliate down there, interviews of hostages that were being held inside a bank there. this is from the first krooun and we have reports that several people are being held hostage. this is from a live report just a few minutings ago. no wore reports of injuries, some report of someone being shot, police are unable to confirm it. the s.w.a.t. team is on the scene. we'll continue to follow this throughout the mork and see that shot, the man with the swat, running across the street. you can get more on our app. the front increasing the
30s in thornton and williams, 39. 40 in denver and lone tree. the forecast throughout the next few days, going to cool down for friday and a chance for a flurry in the afternoon and evening and the looking good and cooler next week. some activity outlet there from an incident on colorado and mississippi and a robbery suspect chased down by police off of colorado boulevard. the rest of downtown is winding down.