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good morning, america. new overnight, building his team. donald trump starting a second day of meetings after sitting down with mitt romney. could he be the next secretary of state? and the contender who impressed him for secretary of defense. >> he is the real deal. >> who the president-elect will meet with today. the new "hamilton" duel, donald trump taking to twitter to demand the show apologize for a message sent from the stage to vice president-elect mike pence in the audience. >> we truly hope that this show has inspired you to uphold our american values and to work on behalf of all of us. >> the fierce response online and outside the theater. winter blast. the first major snowstorm of the season takes aim at the northeast.
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piling up fast. >> this stuff weighs a ton. i'm too old. >> as others try to make the best of it. our weather team is tracking it all. and some royal revelations this morning. prince william opening up about fatherhood, sharing and joys and challenge of family life. >> being a single independent man to going into marriage and then having children is life-changing. >> plus he reveals his one wish for prince george and princess charlotte. good sunday morning everyone. thanks for joining us on a weekend when we are seeing the two sides of donald trump the president-elect. >> there's donald trump the statesman meeting with mitt romney. who has been a fierce critic. the two now praising one another, and romney's name is even being floated as a possible secretary of state. >> but then there was donald trump who vents his frustrations
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who trump is calling, quote, rude. "tt the new york post" weighed in with the headline commander in tweet, and the commander in tweet is tweeting moments before we come on the air. >> we'll dive into that in a moment. we'll start with the latest news in the formation of the donald j. trump administration. >> mary bruce is with us. mary, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. trump has escaped trump tower trading it in instead for hisihis golf estate. what his team is calling the camp david of new jersey. this morning trump is broadening the scope of his search picking up the pace of the meetings and even mending some fences. aking it off.er rivals now >> went great. >> reporter: donald trump and mitt roll knit huddling for over an hour as the president-elect courts the former republican nominee as the possible secretary of state. >> we had a far-reaching conversation with regards to the
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where there are interests of the united states of real significance. >> reporter: a far cry from this. >> donald trump is a phony, a fraud. >> he had his shot. he didn't like it when i said he choked like a dog. >> reporter: trump also seems to be turning a new page with the press. >> these people are among the most dishonest people in the world, the media. >> reporter: staked outside in the cold. >> what do you need? some hot chocolate? >> hot chocolate. >> we'll take care of it. first time in my life. i'll take good care of the press. we'll get it out. >> reporter: it was a day of dizzying meetings. at trump's private golf club. a steady stream of cars pulling up with possible contenders including education reform activist michelle rhee. rhee's clashes with teachers' unions and support for chartered schools were featured in the documentary, "waiting for superman." >> we know kids are getting a crappy education right now.
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>> went really great. >> reporter: and general james mattis for secretary of defense. emerging from their meeting, trump was impressed. >> he's just a brilliant, wonderful man. what a career. and we're going to see what happens. but he is the real deal. >> reporter: now, the cabinet speed dating continues today on trump's long meeting list. among others, rudy giuliani and chris christie. paula. feels apprentice." that's the consensus here. but there's been a lot of meetings this weekend. we think he might make an announcement about more appointees, mary? >> reporter: he's been seeing tremendous talent come through the door and might be nearing more announcements possibly even today. paula and dan. >> all right, mary. thank you. dan. >> paula points out we want to find out whether that hot chocolate was ever delivered. anyway, as we said, trump took time out for the work of assembling his administration to hit twitter, lashing out at the
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one of the actors said on the stage to incoming vice president mike pence who was in the audience is causing an uproar, and abc's kendis gibson is outside the theater where it all went down. kendis, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, dan. "hamilton" remains the hottest ticket on broadway and is part of one of the biggest controversies since the election. the president-elect going after the cast of the tony award winning musical. >> you know, we have a guest in the audience this evening. >> reporter: this morning, the cast of "hamilton", and the trump camp engaged in an all-out duel. >> we see you walking out, but we hope you listen. >> we truly hope this show has inspired you to work on behalf of all of us.
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>> reporter: president-elect donald trump taking a shot at the cast on twitter, demanding mike pence was harassed last night at the theater by the cast of hamilton. cameras blazing. this should not happen. within minutes, brenda dickson challenged trump's version of the story saying a conversation is not harassment. i appreciate mike pence for stopping to listen. with neither side apologizing the controversy now p decisive as the election. >> i don't think that any platform even broadway would be inappropriate. >> it was not appropriate. i was disappointed. to honest with you. you want do that, you can. >> reporter: conservative critics calling to boycott "hamilton." pence allies newt gingrich and mike huckabee slamming the speech as an arrogant lecture. but their political rivals,
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york city governor bill de blasio, praising the cast. so far the vice president-elect mike pence has not responded to the whole controversy but lin-manuel miranda has tweeted his support to the message and to the cast. dan, paula. >> kendis gibson outside the room where it happened. let's bring in martha raddatz in. she will be hosting "t martha, good morning. >> good morning to both of you. >> hi, martha. >> thank you. whatever you think of what the cast of "hamilton" said how politically wise was it for the president-elect to take them on given the lingering concerns about both his temperament and his tolerance? >> reporter: i think it's clear either way. trump feels strongly about this. all the tweeting plays into the charge that he's thin skinned, he can't take criticism. but his supporters love when he
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pect this kind of thing from trump and just kind of overlook it. >> so martha, mitt romney visited with donald trump yesterday. when we first heard this was going to happen, there was photo-op.on this was just about is he serious about mitt romney? for secretary of state? >> reporter: well, so far, it is just a photo-op. a sign of getting also a step for trump who holds grudges after mitt romney has said nasty things about him and calling him a phony and a fraud that they met at all is supposed to show trump is moving outside his inner circle with an openness to new people and new he becomes secretary of state. >> so there's a concern about lack of diversity so far in the hiring we saw he brought in michelle rhee and nikki haley. but is there really any likelihood of a pick who is not a white male at this point? >> reporter: well, i'll put those questions to his chief of staff, reince priebus later this morning. there are lots of space and there's lots of big names including general james mattis defense secretary and not all of
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d.c. public schools michelle rhee who was also there yesterday. the five picks announced have all been white men. so the pressure is on. >> speaking of white men, we hear that donald trump is going to be meeting with rudy giuliani and chris christie, two loyalists today, who may have fallen out of favor. is there still room for them in the cabinet? >> reporte and paula, we know that loyalty is very important to trump. and they have been by his side through all the ups and downs through the campaign. we'll see. giuliani is still a contender for a couple positions including secretary of state. but christie is in a tougher spot tarnished by the bridgegate ansition team.ted on that he may really have a much tougher time with this. paula and dan. >> martha raddatz, thank you very much. want to remind everybody martha has a big show speaking with donald trump's incoming chief of
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to go one-on-one with the newly elected senate minority leader, chuck schumer right here on abc. >> as always with martha, promises to be a great show. > let's talk about the weather now, and the nation's first major snowstorm of the season after creating blizzard and whiteout conditions. in the upper midwest. temperatures plunging up to 40 degrees in a single day. strong wind gusts and potential for lake-effect snow piling up and abc's eva pilgrim is standing by, but first, let's go to rob. good morning, rob. >> good morning, paula. after a very mild fall, a slap in the face. everybody getting these cold temperatures. look at this radar loop. about 18 hours you can see the snoi coming through parts of new jersey and new york city, and it snowed here. and also across new york, connecticut and new england. in some cases it's sticking already. even though the ground relatively warm. lake-effect snow machine cranking and this low strengthening. around the low we'll see snows
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great lakes and accumulations anywhere from 10 to 20 inches and very, very windy conditions. as we mentioned, eva pilgrim is live for us in the central new york area in the snow zone. good morning, eva. >> reporter: good morning rob. the snow is just starting to fall here. the wind is starting to pick up. but we're expecting to see a lot more of this today. overnight, the season's first big snowstorm on the move as parts of northeast prepare for snowfall. whiteout conditions spanning from michigan to pennsylvania. plows out in full force. drivers taking it slow. whipping winds a threat, too. downed power lines causing two cars to catch fire. >> got about four inches of snow, and as you can see, it's still coming down. >> reporter: the snow accumulating quickly as the storm makes its way east. the pileup, too much for some residents. >> this stuff weighs a ton and i'm too old to be moving this.
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20 inches of accumulation. the storm bringing in a frigid cold front and temperatures plummeting up to 40 degrees in less than 24 hours. in west virginia college football fans undeterred by the weather. while in michigan players and cheerleaders making snow angels on the field. the band at the big house even getting the crowd together in a sing-along of "let it snow." and the real kicker to a the temperature keeps falling and it's going to keep falling throughout the day. it's a windchill here of 22 and yesterday, dan, it was 66. >> wow. >> wow. >> whiplash. stay warm, eva. thank you. moving on now, a major development this morning in a sad and baffling case. involving this newborn who was snatched out of her home in kansas. her mother murdered. police have found the baby hundreds of miles and two states
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on the story from our bureau in los angeles. phillip, good morning. >> reporter: dan and paula, good morning. so many questions here. this young mother is killed just one week after giving birth to a little girl. who could have committed such a heinous act and why? this morning, baby sophia reunited with family, as investigators from two states and the fbi work together to find out who killed her mother. and why. newborn sophia gonzales found alive and healthy in dallas two days after she was abducte >> this is the best possible outcome to a very sad case. >> reporter: thursday afternoon, sophia's father comes home to find his little girl missing, and her mother shot to death. friday morning still no suspects. the fbi now joining the investigation. >> expertise, technology and speed probably are the three primary things the fbi bring to the table. >> reporter: saturday, police announce an fbi tip has led to
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where sophia is found alive. two suspects taken into custody. as far as the relationship between the suspects and the victim -- >> can't say much. only that they were -- they knew each other. this is a complicated case. and we want to make sure we get it right. >> reporter: today, family and friends coming to grips in remembering the 27-year-old mother who will never get to see baby sophia grow up up. >> i found out that she was killed, like, words. there were no words. >> reporter: police are still interviewing the suspects. their identities haven't been released but police say baby sophia is in good health this morning. dan, paula. >> there's some good news right preciate it. much phillip. let's send things over to ron for a look at the other headlines, including a really tragic story out of chicago. >> breaking news from chicago. a 17-year-old girl and 15-year-old boy being questioned
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congressman. now police say that the boy shot 15-year-old jovan wilson friday night. his grandfather is congressman danny davis. at a news conference he said he grieves for his family and the family of the shooter. a police spokesman said they expect murder charges to be filed against the suspects soon. and police in texas arresting eight people at a white supremacist demonstration and counterprotest outside the state capital in austin. about two dozen of the supremacist protesting hate crime laws they say favor minorities clashed with the several hundred counter demonstrators. no word on which of the protesters were arrested. and new details about the deadly plane crash in nevada. police say the medical flight had mechanical problems friday night. the crash killed all four people onboard. a pilot, two medical staff members and a patient. no one on the ground was hurt in the explosion and fire when that plane crashed.
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helping rescue dozens of people when a ferry ramp collapsed in savannah, georgia. more than 50 people were on the structure saturday afternoon. officials say the firefighter suffered some sort of medical condition. he died a short time later at the hospital. several people on that ramp also suffered minor injuries. and a college football game between texas state and new mexico state was delayed when three charter busses carrying the texas state team crashed on the way six people suffered minor injuries in the multi-vehicle accident. that was near el paso, texas. the game did go on. more than an hour late. mexico state won 50-10. speaking of football, proof that age is allegedly just a number. joe thomas sr. made history saturday as the oldest player ever to play division 1 college football. 55 years of age. he played running back for south carolina state on saturday. in their game against savannah state. he was wearing number 42.
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shoulders of his teammates. apparently athleticism runs in the family. his son joe thomas jr. who is 45 years old. just kidding. actually, that's not possible. he's a linebacker for the green bay packers. >> didn't he say he was a little worried about his dad going in the game? >> yeah. 55 and still going strong. >> that is good for him. >> how about that huh? >> a lot of pressure on the offensive line if he were to get hurt. thankfully that didn't happen. a lot of pressure on you. this is your busy time, and there's so much going on in the weather world. >> we have been on auto pilot for a month. starting you off with this. who doesn't love a rocket launch? >> i don't. >> check this out. pipe down. >> you asked the question. >> party pooper. look at that. light that candle. shoot that weather satellite up into orbit. this is our latest and greatest. weather satellite and we have been waiting for this. it took off shortly before 7:00
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resolution and five times the speed. this will give us amazing eyes to the sky. there you see the final separation. it will be 22,000 miles above, and gos stationary satellite and we'll take it and those images probably in about six months, hopefully by the time the spring severe weather season comes in. this storm has been a doozy and a lot of wind with this. 13 states impacted, having wind gusts over 50 miles an hour and the winds going to be cranking today because it's only more energized as it heads into new england. these are the areas we're going to be seeing 30 to 4 our wind gusts. wind advisories, and warnings are up. into the fire zone as well. critical fire danger for the smokey mountains and parts of virginia and the windchills into the 20s.
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>> layer up and stay warm. coming up in 15 minutes, we'll show you more of what ron does not like. >> we're going back to that? >> hour-long special tonight. >> there's m >> is it called cranky uncle ron? >> not cranky. >> charming crank. >> diane, save us from this end of the table. what's cooking? we're talking about the royal family, this morning, and we imagine them to live this perfect life, but in a rare interview, prince william is giving us a glimpse, opening up of his struggles with father hood and marriage. >> i adore my children very much
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myself and about family. >> reporter: but in a rare television interview, prince william is opening up about the challenges he has faced as a father and a husband, revealing it hasn't always been a royal fairy tale. >> i've struggled at times. the alteration from being single independent man to going into marriage and then having children is life-changing. >> reporter: life-changing, but not easy. he says, 3-year-old prince george keeps him on his toes. >> george is a right little rascal sometime. >> reporter: and princess charlotte is opening up a new world for him. >> i have not had a sister. so having a daughter is a very different dynamic. so i'm learning about, you know, having a daughter. having a girl in the family. >> reporter: but the interview with the vietnamese talk show revealed how fortunate the duke of cambridge feels to have his wife by his side through it all. >> there's wonderful highs and wonderful lows. i'm very lucky with catherine. an amazing mother and fantastic wife. >> reporter: and while living a
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he says it's not without its challenges. >> the materialism of the world i find quite tricky sometimes and i would like george and charlotte to grow up being more simple in their approach and their outlook. >> reporter: and despite all, that he says he does find parenthood wonderful and fantastic. and his goal now, teach kids to treat others as they like to be treated. royals, just like us. >> the goal of every parent. >> see that? >> they also adhere to the golden rule which we're all trying to teach our children. >> except for cranky ron. >> cranky ron. >> look at that stare. >> c'mon we love you so much. >> he is at a stage of life we're all very jealous of. >> you held it for a pretty long time. >> keep it going. >> he did. >> he cracked. >> coming up on "gma." coming up on "gma," a grieving father speaking out about the murder of his 26-year-old son in an emotional interview. what he says about the stabbing and the two men arrested. plus one of music's hottest nights and we're behind the
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and welcome back to "gma" on a sunday morning. and welcome back to "gma" on a sunday morning. happening right now, donald trump's meeting with mitt romney is fueling speculation about a role in the new administration for the former governor, possibly as secretary of state. trump is set to hold meetings today with two more key supporters. chris christie and rudy giuliani. also happening right now, three new crew members getting settled in on the international space station. american astronaut peggy whitson is one of them. at 56, the oldest woman to fly into space. during her six-month stay on the iss, she will break the record for the most time in orbit by any american man or woman. a pair of panda twins going through culture shock. they were both born in atlanta three years ago, but
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this month. technically, all the pandas in the world are on loan from china, but the caretakers at the nguage. understand the local >> so they have been fully americanized, right? >> yes. actually, thoefb mix -- they have been mixing up fruit with american crackers. >> oh, gosh. that's the downfall. >> i was confused about they don't understand the local language. >> hey, y'all. that's what they are used to. >> actually at the research center, when the folks say come here, they actually do it in english, but won't understand it in chinese. >> that's interesting. dan with panda facts this morning. love it. >> now i'm going to shut up. also ahead, we need you to weigh in on this. we're taking you behind the scenes for the american music awards, the world's biggest fan voted award show. how many times have you voted dan? >> 76.4. >> yes, well it airs tonight on abc. a whole lot of surprises planned. a full preview is coming up. but first, a grieving father speaking out about the brutal murder of his son. >> joey comunale went to new york city for a night of
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later in a shallow grave and abc's eva pilgrim has the emotional interview. >> reporter: this morning, the father of a connecticut man murdered during a night out in new york city is speaking out. yeah.y proud of him?m.new ld >> reporter: comunale's body found in a shallow grave in new jersey this week. 25-year-old james rackover and 28-year-old lawrence dilione facing charges. in the murder in court friday. the judge setting bail at $3 million each. this morning, both are still behind bars. >> i look forward to what our review of the evidence will reveal. >> reporter: comunale, always up for making friends, went back to this upper east side apartment after meeting rackover and dilione at a club saturday night. >> he was friendly, nice. he was going to make friends with everybody. >> yep. unfortunately that may have been
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cameras showing him walking in with the group, coming out to help the ladies into a cab, going back up again, and never leaving. police think cam neal -- comunale's body was removed from the building where rackover lives on this blood-stained luggage cart. police say dilione helped them find the body. in a shallow grave 55 miles away. >> he was stabbed 15 times in the chest area and also there is an effort to burn his body. >> you know, this is a heinous crime that these guys need to pay for. >> reporter: this morning, comunale's family waiting to get his body back. planning his funeral, still days away. for "good morning america" eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. >> our thanks to eva for that story. let's check the weather once again and get it back over to our friend, rob. what's cooking? >> been talking about the slap in the face, change of seasons. well we have to embrace some of that cold weather.
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opening day. breckenridge mountain. yesterday they broke the tape there. the day before it was in keystone. peak 8. super chair open. just enough snow on the ground both manmade and natural. nice turns there. hoping for a good season out there. not only colorado, but all the inner mountain west and also the northeast. southern california, a storm system coming in, and flash flood watches are posted for pretty much all of southern cal, and for los angeles, maybe some debris flows. if we get heavy rain coming onboard. look at the showers and snow tting up in the rocky nd that will also bring snow into the higher elevations. obviously down across southern california, much needed rain and mountain snow we will take. another system coming through will push this one, and that's -- we're talking about holiday travel now. monday, tuesday, wednesday for this thanksgiving day. and we'll see snow across some of the northern plaiplains, but as bad as this last one. shouldn't be a full-on blizzard. a little bit more mild. we'll see showers ahead of it. a wet travel. snowy travel today across parts of the northeast as winter for
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airing tonight right here on abc where bruno mars will kick off a spectacular show. i'm excited for this. because ron will stop lobbying me to vote for bieber. been all over me. >> did you vote for him? e you a belieber?hat. >> certainly. >> okay. >> that's the thing he says every time we bring him up. >> the winners are voted by the fans, ron and dan. and the hosts promising many surprises, and smith has more. >> reporter: tonight is the night. >> you have to be there live. >> reporter: promising plenty of glam, plenty of superstars on stage and of course, plenty of these bad boys. >> thank you guys so much. >> reporter: with some of music's biggest names getting ready to shine, one of the most anticipated performances will be from one of the night's biggest summer themes, sting. ? roxanne ? ? you don't have to put on the red light ? >> reporter: something this
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gigi hadid, are pretty excited for. ? roxanne ? >> reporter: besides shows off their singing chops -- ? you don't have to sail your body through the night ? >> reporter: the two revealing what we should expect only on "gma". >> in the monologue, we're not going to be singing. >> reporter: and the pair pulling out all the stops. >> maybe they love us. maybe they hate us. >> no. no. no. no. they will love us. >> reporter: yep. there are plenty of secrets and surprises in store. lady gaga's performance, so shrouded in mystery, her rehearsal off limits to prying eyes. >> the american music awards with the most light bulbs i've ever had on stage. >> reporter: and while we spotted james spade perfecting his hit, "let it go." ? just let it be ? ? >> reporter: his "love yourself" collaborator justin bieber is 6,000 miles away in italy. ? what do you mean ?
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won't be here to claim victory if he beats out other nominees. ? is it too late to say sorry now ? >> reporter: but the biebs planning to rock the house live via satellite. with such a huge night on their hands, how are gigi and jay getting ready? >> stretching. a lot of stretching. >> e we did sky diving yesterday just for the mental aspect. >> reporter: for "good morning america," rachel smith, abc news, los angeles. >> excited for the gaga performance. shrouded in intrigue. >> i like that gigi goes skydiving to prepare. >> that's what you took from it. you can catch the awards tonight >> i was paying more attention. >> you were. 8:00 right here on abc. i know what both of you guys will be doing tonight. >> 8:00 eastern please. >> thank you. what time in guam? >> tomorrow. >> tomorrow in guam. coming up on "gma," one of the busiest travel times of the year. pro tips for what not to do if you're flying or hitting the road for thanksgiving. and mariah carey bouncing back from her breakup by turning to her music.
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? if you're planning on traveling this thanksgiving, well, you're going to have a whole lot of company. aaa says almost 49 million people will be traveling for the holiday. 50 miles or more. that's a million more than last year. and here to help us navigate through it all, here's travel and lifestyle editor, genevieve shaw brown to help us. always great to have you in studio. we're going to talk about planes, trains and automobiles. first and foremost, cars, what advice do you have? >> if you're hitting the road, not all days are created equal. you can leave on tuesday, but not between 4:00 and 6:00. leave on wednesday, but not before 11:00 a.m. thursday, friday, saturday, all great days to drive. sunday, just don't do it. increase in traffic jams, 240%. according to waze, so that's a day to avoid.
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what's advice if you're flying with children? >> do not get on the plane first. they always want you to board first. don't do that. it takes at least 30 minutes. you're going to make the kids sit around. the flight attendants aren't even passing out the snacks yet. if you have two adults send one ahead to claim the overhead bin space. but keep the kids off the plane as long as you can. >> let's say you're taking your pumpkin pie and you want to take it on the airplane. of course, you can take it in the back of your car, but what if you want to travel on the airplane? >> you don't want to get the leftovers go to the tsa website. they have a tool called "can i take mine". you can take your turkey, can't take your cranberry sauce but you can take the pumpkin pie. >> incredible. take the pumpkin pie to grandmother's house we go. all right. thanks so much. >> thank you and happy thanksgiving to you, too. >> happy thanksgiving. coming up, the concert audience that took the mannequin challenge. "pop news" is next. ? ? freeze ? mannequin
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all right. time for "pop news," and diane macedo, happy to have you. >> happy to be here. and happy to have a music-themed edition of "pop news" for you this morning. we start with mariah carey, who is apparently, channeling the pain tr her recent split into a new album. us weekly reports the grammy winning singer is working on a new proj the type of heartbreak ballads that gave her success earlier in her career. they called off their engagement after an argument over wedding plans. so she'll probably have plenty of material to work with for that album, but i'm hoping for really old school, music box style album. i jam to that cassettes tape. i will tell you that. >> we know you can sing. maybe you can do a rendition for us sometime. >> maybe. we're running low on time. got to move on. remember when miley cyrus was better known as "hannah montana"?
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reminder. >> oh, my gosh. it's jessie. >> no. >> hold on. i'm in a flashback moment. >> fans will get their own flashback moment thanks to a "hannah montana" marathon. five years since the show officially ended, miley cyrus and the gang are heading back to the disney channel in honor of the season. all four seasons of the show will run from december 3rd to the 29th. dan, you're setting your dvr i'm sure. >> so much has changed in five years. >> no twerking. >> no. no. >> >> just to clarify. >> america wants to know. >> impressionable minds will be watching. we all know the mannequin challenge has been the craze. although you think it's getting old, this one you'll have to see. the acapella group pentatonix has taken the mannequin challenge to a new level, including 8,000 guests to participate during their live concert. so this was during the georgia leg of their world tour. one fan on facebook says the band member just asked the crowd to get quiet, and just like that, it was quote, stone
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the video, you could hear a pin drop in that stadium. it's amazing. >> incredible. >> someone dropped a pen, right? >> so what happened, they were completely silent, and all of a sudden, the band says,three, two, one. and they start singing, and everyone goes crazy. very cool moment. they posted the moment on twitter and facebook which has wracked up more than 845,000. >> wow. >> love it. >> i think it's the best mannequin show i've seen so far. we've all seen quite a few of them. prove that is dreams do come true. we have been telling you about lucas holliday on "gma," the michigan cashier who serenades customers. at the dollar general store. he was caught on camera singing maxwell's ascension and thanks to social media, wracked up nearly 500 million views. here's the thing. one of those views was maxwell who surprised him on "gma" by inviting lucas to perform at his detroit concert on friday night. suffice it to say, lucas delivered. listen to this. ? no ?
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? without you ? ? without you ? ? if i try ? >> wow. >> check this out. >> that is amazing. >> stage presence here. >> he just absolutely slayed it. and exciting news. lucas will be here tomorrow on "gma" for a full recap of this amazing night. >> that's an incredible story. >> taking the day off from the cashier. >> out of nowhere. the dollar store and pulled in. amazing. >> wow. >> it is amazing. i'm really excited to see that tomorrow morning. he probably is not going back to the cashier job. >> he's so talented. >> he's so sweet. when he got that news he was so heartfelt. >> just the nicest guy. >> he's from michigan. >> i knew that was coming. >> had to get that one in there. >> ace job of "pop news." thank you very much. thanks for joining us. we'll be back with "this week," coming up soon.
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