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full up good morning, america. happening right now -- saturday showdowns. the big battles for both parties. a pivotal republican primary in south carolina. the candidates confident. >> we have something very special. >> it's in god's hands and the voters' hands. >> however, will it spell the end for some? meanwhile, the crucial democrat caucuses in nevada. the late-night campaigning ahead of the big vote. >> bernie sanders hoping he'll be singing a victory tune. hoverboard warning. the government's big crackdown. >> it's on fire! >> calling them all unsafe. the question put to the feds in charge. >> would you let one of your own children ride a hoverboard? >> what you should do if you have one. celebrating freedom.
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decades in solitary confinement for a crime he says he didn't commit. what he's saying this morning about starting a new life. and real-life star wars. virgin galactic unveils its new spacecraft designed to take passengers far, far away. the price of a ticket to ride and look who we found in the driver's seat -- captain solo himself. hey, good morning, everyone, on a momentous and multilayered day in american politics. with voters in two key states heading out to vote. >> in south carolina, the republican primary, which is really been a nasty race at points, donald trump is hoping to pull out his second win. meantime, what jeb bush said last night that has people wondering if his campaign is all but over if he doesn't finish
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>> meanwhile, in nevada, a tight race against bernie sanders for hillary clinton in the caucuses today. >> a nail-biter. and there's another political layer to all of this. president obama is spending the weekend studying that binder full of potential nominees for the supreme court. even though republicans in congress have said they may block anyone that the president puts forward. >> we're covering every angle of these fast-moving intertwining stories this morning. we're going to start with abc's tom llamas who's in charleston, south carolina. good morning. >> reporter: the polls are open here in south carolina and the gop candidates are looking for a boost. because in just two days, nevada votes. super tuesday right around the corner. the big question this morning, who can catch trump? this morning, donald trump trying to make it two in a row. trump hoping south carolina voters make him the big winner tonight. >> all these thousands and thousands of people you have to get out and vote.
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have something very special. >> reporter: pre-election polls have the billionaire as the front-runner. but trump had a rough week, first tangling with pope francis over his immigration policy. then, forced to explain this interview from 2002 with howard stern. >> i guess so. i wish the first time it was done correctly. >> reporter: one of trump's major campaign points he opposed the war before the u.s. invaded iraq. >> i was against the war in iraq. i said it's going to totally destabilize the middle east. i tell truth about iraq. i said the war's a disaster. >> reporter: in south carolina, trump trying to explain. >> then, i started looking at it, before the war started, i was against that war. >> reporter: as trump fought his personal battles, senators ted cruz and marco rubio battling each other to be the next in line. >> feel a lot of pressure because --
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we feel a lot of momentum. we feel great. you know, it's in god's hands >> reporter: a super pac supporting ted cruz. also on the offense. sending out this robocall cruz telling voters trump was flag. >> trump talks about our flag like it's a social disease. >> reporter: cruz responding to the criticism that he's running a dirty campaign with humor. >> if our phone calls, you should listen. anybody else, hang up. >> reporter: a strange moment happened in south carolina. two nights ago, ben carson and senator cruz met backstage at a event here talking about what happened in iowa. the cruz campaign had suggested that dr. carson was dropping out, that's not true. they had their secret meeting inside of a closet. when i thought of it, i thought of dan harris, that's where he wants to take people when he's not happy with them. dan. >> i'm not even going to go
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i heard the meeting didn't go so well. that's an interesting thing. you couldn't make this stuff up. tom llamas reporting from charleston. now, to nevada, where the democrats will caucus today. hillary clinton and bernie sanders have been running neck and neck. so much on the line for both of these candidates. and abc's mary bruce is on the story from vegas. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. vote in a couple of hours, hillary clinton is hoping the luck will be with the lady tonight. as she looks to take back the joined on stage by chelsea and bill clinton. and flanked by stars eva hillary clinton made her closing rally. >> let's make sure our country stays on the path of progress into the future! >> reporter: clinton counting on latino and union voters. >> imagine a tomorrow where we finally pass comprehensive
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work on from my first day in office! >> reporter: but as bernie sanders crisscrossed the state, in his final frantic push, he was confident that high turnout can propel him to victory. >> people will look back on what happens in nevada and say, this was the beginning of the political revolution. >> reporter: while nevada is neck and neck, clinton is already looking ahead to south carolina where she holds a commanding lead. she got a big boost friday winning the coveted endorsement of influential congressman jim clyburn. >> my heart has always been with hillary clinton. >> reporter: and she's also enlisting the help of a famous voice. her latest ad narrated by actor morgan freeman.
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about breaking barriers, and so would her presidency. >> reporter: now, it's so close here that the party is actually distributing deck of cards like these to break any ties. each side picks a card and the high card wins. it's the ultimate vegas spin on those infamous coin tosses we saw in iowa. dan and paula. >> classic nevada, mary bruce, thank you. let's get more of this with matthew dowd. math thur, good morning. let's talk about south carolina. is trump heading to an easy win and how important is the silver medal tonight? >> well, i think trump is headed to be closer than many people think. i think he'll win it. in south carolina, it's win -- the important spots are win, place and show. and the silver is really important in this. and there's a competitive race between marco rubio and ted cruz. because of momentum, i think marco rubio pulls out second. which makes it very difficult for ted cruz in the super tuesday states coming up. because he hoped to take this
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>> you don't want to finish out of the podium. speaking of which, jeb bush, about him. here it is. >> thank you very much for allowing us to close out campaign here at your high school. god bless you. >> he said "close out our campaign here at this high he's going to call it quits on the trail? >> jeb bush has sent all kinds of cues that, if he doesn't finish in the top three he's probably out of this race before the next vegas caucuses, which are on tuesday for the republicans. my guess is if that happens he's out by sunday or monday. >> huge stakes. >> it's either viva las vegas or fear and loathing. >> for somebody. >> thank you very much, matthew dowd.
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make sure to get all of the best analysis on the race to the white house tomorrow on abc's "this week." and now to the question, providing a provocative backdrop to this whole race. who should fill the seat left vacant by justice antonin scalia. president obama spending this weekend studying that binder filled with potential nominees for the supreme court. this morning, a funeral mass will be held for scalia, one day after thousands filed past his casket inside the supreme court's great hall and abc's devin dwyer is in washington with more on this story. devin, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, dan. 4,000 family and friends of justice scalia and more than a hundred clergy expected to fill this basilica. the catholic mass will be celebrated by the justice's son, paul scalia. this morning, a final farewell to the father of nine. >> may he rest in peace. antonin scalia lying in repose
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today will be laid to rest. sidewalk memorials to the justice who famously slammed a majority opinion as pure applesauce, adorned with jars of apple sauce alongside candles. president and mrs. obama among the thousands who have paid respects. armed with research, the president today is preparing for a nomination battle. >> the president will be dedicating a significant portion of his weekend digging into that information. >> reporter: likely on the list, judge judges jane kelly, merrick garland. all appointed to the federal bench with republican support. >> the senate has a right what the philosophy of the nominee. they only get to dispose. the president proposes. >> reporter: senate republican leaders said the president's pick is dead on arrival and that
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until a new president in 2017, writing in "the washington post," the american people, rather than a lame-duck president. should be afforded the opportunity to replace justice scalia. and among the attendees, vice president joe biden will represent the obama administration. justice clarence thomas will deliver a scriptural reading. and there will be at least one presidential candidate in the crowd, senator ted cruz of texas, says he'll attend today. >> devin, thank you. we want to move now to battle between two giants. the government and apple. apple still refusing to unlock a an iphone of a san bernardino terrorist. the battle, however, has moved into the political arena and abc's eva pilgrim joins us with more on what's becoming a very fierce battle. >> reporter: the fight continues. personal privacy versus national security. tech giant apple versus the department of justice.
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this morning, neither side is backing down. in a new federal filing prosecutors slamming apple for publicly repudiating a judge's order to unlock the san bernardino shooter's iphone. calling the tech giant's refusal to help a marketing strategy. presidential candidate donald trump now calling for a boycott until apple complies. >> boycott apple until such time they give that security number. i just thought of that. boycott apple. >> reporter: apple ceo tim cook said it won't create a back door because helping to unlock the device would mean circumventing several important features. >> it's not about us trying to get a back door. i don't want a door, i don't want a window, i don't want a sliding glass door. i want people to comply with court orders. >> reporter: apple executives say they tried helping the feds.
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found syed farook's phone, they reset the password removing apple's ability to access the phone remotely. now the only way into the phone, cracking the numerical pass code. investigators only have ten tries before the phone automatically erases the data. a risk that the feds aren't willing to take when there are thousands of possible combinations. >> just because it's easy to do doesn't mean you should do it. >> reporter: the latest filing from doj, stating apple acknowledges that it has the technical capability to help but still rejecting the quest saying it will put the privacy of hundreds of millions at risk. this morning, the fbi doesn't need apple to do this. offering to have his team hack into syed farook's cell phone for free for the fbi. mcafee said it would only take him three weeks. >> meanwhile the question about why the county went in there and
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>> still don't have answer. we have posed that question. whether it was policy to do that. >> all right, eva, thank you. lot of other news this morning, and for that, we get it over to dr. ron claiborne. good morning, everyone. we begin overseas with breaking news, a serbian foreign ministry saying that two serbian embassy workers, held hostage in libya since november, are believed to be killed in an u.s. air strikes in that country. u.s. officials say an isis operative responsible for deadly terror attacks in tunisia may have been among dozens killed in that attack. happening right now, fiji is in the middle of one of strongest cyclones ever to hit that island nation. the category 5 storm is packing winds more than 180 miles per hour. evacuation orders are in effect. one of the strongest ever recorded in the southern hemisphere. and to hawaii, where the navy was to help recover the helicopter that made that dramatic crash and rescue that
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the tour helicopter plunging into the waters off pearl harbor on thursday. a teenager in that chopper in critical condition. the pilot identified as a former marine. who has undergone two surgeries. take a look at this. a teenager if in a tennessee juvenile detention center -- caught assaulting a female deputy. after the beating, the teenager is seen snatching the gun, pointing it at and seeming to pull the trigger. but the gun was not loaded. escape the facility barefoot. he faces attempted murder charges. and the case against a so-called affluenza teen ethan couch, has been transferred to an adult court in texas. he faces up 120 days for allegedly violating his probation. where they were arrested in december.
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violates her parole again. and now, to the death of harper lee, the famed author of to kill a mockingbird. the novel about a white lawyer in is south who defends a falsely accused black man. lee said she didn't expect the book to sell well. it sold over 40 million copies and counting. harper lee died in her hometown of mobile, alabama. she was 89 years of age. dramatic rescue in the frigid waters in new hampshire friday night. rescuers pulling a woman from the fast-moving merrimack river. near manchester. the woman was hospitalized for hypothermia. and now to our galactic finale. very gin galactic rolling out the new addition. the unveiling coming less than 18 months after his predecessor broke apart. spaceship 2 named unity will carry six passengers and is designed to fly more than 60 miles high above the earth.
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$250,000. hopefully, two way. >> return flight included? >> hopefully. >> do you get pretzels and peanuts -- or no? >> the best seat available right now, harrison ford, hans solo himself was at control of the "unity." would you fly? >> i would. >> forget the peanuts. i would need a cocktail. >> i would want paula to go first and then me. >> very nice of you. >> i want her to test the peanuts. >> you're just being a gentleman, letting the woman first. >> she always cover for me. indra, if we wanted a heat wave. this is about as close we're
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>> a gorgeous day out there. there are clouds and sunshine today, breezy and warm with a high of 61 degrees. that's more than 20 degrees above the average and in fact tonight 23 is above our daytime average. 52 is the high with evening and afternoon showers possible. accuweather seven-day forecast, monday looks pretty mild and on
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tuesday's 41. we'll be tracking a winter storm tuesday into wednesday. this p >> we want to be couch potatoes. we stay on the couch. today is not a day for onesies or sweats. >> no? >> every day is a day for onesies or sweats. >> enjoy it. >> you just broke dan's heart. now, to the news regarding those hoverboards, one of the most popular gifts under the this morning, a stunning announcement from the federal safety officials saying all of the hoverboards sold in the u.s. >> reporter: they have spontaneously come busted, in malls, and park path and it's on fire! >> reporter: then blamed for house fires and banned on airplanes. this morning, the government cracking down. >> it is irresponsible for a company to continue to sell hoverboards that they know do
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>> reporter: and since not a single one has been certified safe, the cpsc warning that consumers risk serious injury. or death if their self-balancing scooters burn. 52 boards have been burned since december. this nashville home reduced to ashes after a hoverboard caught fire. >> you always think it won't happen to you. it could happen. i don't think it's worth the risk. >> reporter: it was the hottest item on many christmas lists. ebay at one point selling one every 12 seconds. chairman, would you let one of your own children ride a hoverboard? >> absolutely not. >> reporter: which is why the cpsc said the first thing to do is take these away from your kids and then go to your retailer and demand a refund. at least one retailer, amazon is honoring refunds. swagway offered a statement. saying we have been actively working with the cpsc on the investigation on the hoverboards.
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improving our product features including enhanced safety, which remains a top priority for us. for "good morning america," matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. >> thank you to matt. lot of people are going to be disappointed by that news. coming up here on "good morning america" -- freedom for a man held in solitary confinement for more than four decades for a murder he says he didn't commit. why he's released now. plus, how a simple oil change turned into a disaster for one driver and how the abc news fixer got her back on the road. and magic makeover. how i found extra space in my home and the easy ways you can, too. >> you look so concern, sara. >> yeah, because i'm in a closet. >> with dan? "good morning america" is brought to you by walt disney world resort. come join us as "star wars awakens." world resort. come join us as "star wars awakens."
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good morning, it's 8:27 on this saturday, february 20th. i'm remember nelson. we're following breaking news out of brooklyn where two anti- crime officers have been shot. marcus solis is live at the scene with the latest. marcus some.
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awake, alert, and in stable condition, speaking with the mayor and police commissioner at the hospital. certainly good news there. now, here at the scene, a large police presence remains as the investigation is still in the early stages, but here is what we know. at 3:30 this morning, there was a report of shots fired. two housing bureau officers hearing shots fired. they say the suspect then pointed a gun at them. that suspect taking off in a car. the car followed and at one point rammed a marked cruiser that was responding to the scene. then there was that exchange of gunfire. several shots fired, one officer struck in the chest. the bullet did not go through his protective vest. both officers taken to kings county hospital. the suspect was shot multiple times and also taken to a hospital. the initial call of shots fired is what triggered the tremendous police response.
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the marked car that was rammed by the suspect vehicle, an anti- crime vehicle directly behind the suspect's vehicle with four officers. behind them, another marked car with two officers. we believe those are the eight officers involved. >> reporter: again, police trying to figure out just who fired their weapons. again, the suspect was shot multiple times taken to brookdale hospital. he is identified as jamal funes. police recovered a .357 revolver at the scene. the two officers, again, are in stable condition at kings county hospital. marcus solis, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> all right, marcus. thank you very much. that is the news for now. "good morning america" will continue after the break.
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first, we took you into the fire. then, into the ice. now, amy journeys across the planet, taking you into africa's garden of eden, right in the midst of a great migration. like never before. tuesday, "good morning america" on safari live. presented by samsung. and "good morning america" on safari live. it starts tomorrow with our own amy robach. it's an epic event. using the latest in virtual reality and drone technology that's going to transport all of you at home to one of the most breathtaking natural wonders of the world. i feel the need to break into toto's "africa" now. >> this looks, as horrible as that sounds, this looks really, really cool. tuesday on "good morning america," for the first time in network history, the viewers using tablets and mobile devices
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adventures. amy robach joins us live tomorrow morning from tanzania with more about this incredible experience. i was chased once by elephant. i wouldn't recommend it. >> giraffe. >> lion. >> hipppos are very aggressive. >> hippos frighten me. >> shay should. >> you don't frighten me. i love you, dan. coming up this morning -- abc news fixer taking on a case, a woman went in to get a routine oil change, it was botched so badly she needed a new engine. she needed an entire new engine. but first, the man waking up to freedom this morning for the first time after spending more than 40 years in solitary confinement in a notorious prison in the deep south. >> he served his time and was released after pleading no contest. in the 1972 death of a prison guard. his case is now making headlines around the globe.
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with the story. >> reporter: alberth woodfox was in the louisiana state prison known as angola. his attorney said he spent more time in solitary confinement than anyone else in american history. today, he's starting his first full day of freedom. this morning, waking up a free man, after more than four decades in solitary confinement. >> how does it feel? >> i really haven't decided yet. >> reporter: yesterday, albert woodfox, one of prisoners as the angola three, celebrated his 69th birthday by walking out of a louisiana jail. after taking a plea deal, he's now starting life outside of his 9 x 6 prison cell for the first time in 43 years. >> right now, i'm just resigned
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free. >> reporter: they were convicted of murdering a prison guard. the men claiming the crime was pinned on them because of their involvement in the black panther party. >> we were framed for murder. >> reporter: they were sentenced in indefinite solitary confinement at the louisiana state pent tear. along with another inmate who was serving time for an unrelated crime. >> and everybody was just fighting to survive from day-to-day. >> reporter: wallace and king were previously released and woodfox had his conviction thrown out twice because of inadequate representation. he was set to be tried for a third time, when he pleaded no contest to lesser charges. >> if you could go back to that day in april of 1972, what would
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>> forces beyond your control, there's not a lot you can do. >> reporter: woodfox has maintained his innocent and said he only took the plea deal because of concerns about his age and his health. he has filed a civil suit against louisiana state officials over his extended time in solitary confinement. >> he'll have a lot to deal with. >> for sure. let's send things back over to indra petersons. who's in for rob marciano. warm weather again, right?
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i want to start i think paula and i got the memo. it feels like spring. >> spring and pancakes. i'll spring for pancakes. how about that? >> sounds good. coming up here on "good morning america" -- how a seemingly easy trip to jiffy lube.
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welcome back, everyone. keeping your ride in good shape means maintenance, especially with those oil changes. >> keeping your ride, paula faris is so street. what happens when you try to do the right thing but it goes wrong? that's when you call the abc news fixer. check it out. >> we're always on the go. >> reporter: a single working mom of two, jennifer is pretty good about getting oil changes for her vehicle. a 2007 hyundai santa fe suv that she adores. last summer, she stopped by this independently owned jiffy lube. >> it would be great and fast.
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>> reporter: she later found out that did tech drained the oil but forgot to put new oil in. >> it kept knocking and shuttering. it would shut off constantly. it wrecked the entire motor. >> reporter: jiffy lube towed it away to fix it. but when she got it back -- >> it would not accelerate. >> reporter: something was really wrong, so, jennifer took her santa fe to this dealer to get it checked out. >> the moment they took the engine cover off, they saw it was a sonata engine. they knew it wasn't the right engine for the santa fe. >> reporter: that's right, the shop used by the local jiffy lube had replaced jennifer's engine with one of a totally different vehicle. >> i was very angry. they would never speak to me. >> reporter: after she got the runaround, she contacted our fixer. >> hi, i'm stephanie, the fixer. >> reporter: it was time for our fixer to rev her engine. >> we have to take all that out, right? >> reporter: she immediately got jiffy lube
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the franchisee. >> they started paying attention to this case. >> reporter: it took months of calls and research, but that shop apologized for jennifer's troubles and agreed to have her mechanic rebuild the entire engine with the proper parts at about $19,000. that owner said, quote, our service center employees have undergone additional compliance training on procedures. proving that squeaky engine does indeed get the grease. >> it's fixed. thanks, abc news fixer. >> and if you have a consumer problem, you can contact stephanie at she'll help fix your ride. coming up -- from clutter to
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in today's "weekend download," how you can expand the space in your home without tearing down any walls. it's all in how you look at things. we all have one. a room at home that's only purpose is for accumulating junk. for me, it's this laundry room/coat closet. that i don't know what to do with. so, i called my friend francesco bilotto to see if he can work his magic. oh, francesco. >> hey. >> i'm so glad you're here. >> how are you? >> hi, trixie. this is my problem area. there's more we can do in here, but out ice a mess. >> it is a mess. let's take your mess to maintain. >> reporter: francesco's first tip for redesigning a space --
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>> what we can do is turn this from a laundry room into a command center. >> reporter: tip number two, find inspiration. >> we need to look for a up couple of things to handle storage. and some pretty stuff. number three, shop your home. >> reporter: i gave francesco free rein of my apartment to find items i already own. after heavy lifting we check the final tip off our list. >> tip four, add a few extras. now, my favorite part, the cleanup. >> reporter: let the transformation begin -- the end result, a space that doubles as a chic home office. and i'm ready to put it to good use. sara haines, command center. >> your closet looks amazing. >> he changed another closet into a baby-changing room. >> can i steal him? >> he gets around.
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so, what's coming up in "pop news"? >> we're popping with some mary poppins news. it's a sequel we have been waiting for. ron? supercalifragilistic- expialidocious. he's going to spell that through the commercial. >> oh, nice. >> we'll be right back. with my moderate to severe ulcerative colitis, the possibility of a flare was almost always on my mind. thinking about what to avoid, where to go... and how to deal with my uc. to me, that was normal. until i talked to my doctor. she told me that humira helps people like me get uc under control and keep it under control when certain medications haven't worked well enough. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections and cancers, including lymphoma, have happened; as have blood, liver, and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure.
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"good morning america" is brought to you by pronamel toothpaste. protect your enamel against the effects of everyday acids. well, we have sara haines out of her home command center and she's on the set with "pop news." we begin with some casting news that's even sweeter than a spoonful of sugar. emily blunt is in talks to play mary poppins.
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producing a sequel to the julia andrews classic with all new songs. and ron marshall has already confirmed to direct. of course, blunt and marshall worked together on "into the woods." their pairing would be practically perfect in every way. let's keep our fingers crossed. that the english actress signs on the dotted line. in the meantime, we'll be practicing how to spell supercalifragilistic- expialidocious. >> ooh, we did good. >> we did. i'm excited to see what we do with that. that music -- you can't change that. >> don't change it. >> she's incredibly talented. >> emily blunt is amazing. but julia andrews, come on. and the actor who played chewbacca is giving star wars fans something to -- about. >> wait, wait, was that >> i love that in the teleprompter that sara's reading from.
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says mating call. >> anyone? >> i don't want to ask questions. >> no one is coming around. >> but peter mayhew is posting pages of his original "star wars" script saying it will all lead up to a big announcement. fans are going crazy wondering what it is. there's speculation that mayhew who's 71 now, may be hanging up his furry suit. a different actor played chewbacca in the more demanding scenes. >> that was -- we're going to give you a chance to redeem yourself, sara, one more time. >> ron said -- >> all day long. >> ron said you sound like an elephant in mud. >> so, you didn't like it? what you're saying it didn't work. okay, there's no mating going on in this call. and a new study says wearing
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boost your fitness. research says that designer gym wear has a placebo effect that increase performance. subjects used a golf putter to sink balls on a green. despite the participants using the exact same putter, those who thought they were using nike performed 20% better. however, the same can't be said with professional athletes they nailed it every time. so, the study did not work. >> psychological, though. >> yeah. >> build confidence. we can all go shopping. >> i do work out better when i look cute. i can kill it on the treadmill. the placebo effect, i'm extrapolating -- yeah. >> yeah, whatever. one more, kids. australian comedians are going
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. >> it is just before 9:00 a.m., and we are following breaking news out of brooklyn. two nypd officers are erecoverring in the hospital after an overnight shoot-out. thanks for being with us. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm michelle charlesworth. police are still out on the scene. police were called to the area after reports of shots fired. >> police say when the officers attempted to approach the suspect, he drove away and minutes later crashed into a marked cruiser. >> we know that one officer was shot in his vest. the other was shot in the hip just below his protective vest.
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jamal funes who was also shot. >> police believe he is from new jersey. >> all this happened near the intersection of malcolm x boulevard, again in brooklyn and lexington avenue. >> marcus solis is there at the scene. dave evans meanwhile is at the we begin with marcus. >> reporter: the latest on those officers, rob and michelle. they are in stable condition at the hospital. they are okay and expected to recover. here at the scene, many investigators are on the scene as you try to piece together what happened. there is a lot to go through. here's what we know, that around 3:30 this morning, we'll show you cell phone video of the immediate after-math. there was a report of shots fired. in that video, you see a dark sedan with many bullet holes in it and front end damage. that is the part of the suspect within. police say after two housing officers heard shots fired, the
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got into the car and took off. other police vehicles responded and at one point, the suspect's car got into a head-on collision with a patrol car. there were then shots fired. the suspect was hit multiple times. he is in brookdale hospital of gunfire. >> multiple officers fired at the suspect striking him multiple times. a .357 revolver was recovered from the suspect's front seat of his car with five spent revolver. >> reporter: again, that suspect identified as 34-year- old jamal funes of new jersey critical condition. as for the two suspects, they hospital. one shot in the chest protected by the vest, the other shot in


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