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good morning, america. donald trump takes aim at hillary clinton. >> and the last person hillary clinton wants to face is me and i mean i know that for a fact. >> as he backs out of the next debate his chief rival says he's ducking him and the president prepares for an epic showdown over his supreme court nominee. breaking news, seaworld's stunning announcement, the end end of the orca shows. the park now partnering with the humane society. the tides now shifting. is this the end of shamu? family first. a major league star drops a baseball bombshell walking away from his team and $13 million after management stopped him
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did the team go too far? a royal exclusive. prince harry one-on-one changing his life. >> i'm new lucky enough to watch someone who should be dead run the 100 meters. you want a definition of inspiration, that's probably it. the moment he says almost broke him and why he's being called air legend this morning. and good morning, america. you really enjoyed your time with the prince, didn't you? >> i certainly did. was there last week, spent time with him at his childhood home which is also his current home kensington palace but why he's so passionate about the invictus games coming up. where are our manners. top of the morning to you. happy st. patrick's day and a great crowd with us decked out in green getting in the spirit. around.
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to spent $4.4 billion to celebrate. >> is that all in beer or -- >> that's a lot of green beer. >> exactly. >> corned beef, too. >> true. that is all coming up. we begin with the race for the white house and donald trump focusing on hillary clinton. she's fighting back and abc's cecilia vega is here with the latest. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: hey, george, good morning to you. with hillary clinton and donald trump inching closer to those nominations this is starting to sound like a general election fight and the gloves are off. overnight, donald trump targeting the democrats, one in particular. >> the last person hillary clinton wants to face is me. and i mean i know that for a fact. >> reporter: trump releasing this video focusing on hillary clinton, mocking her as a weak leader in foreign affairs showing her barking like a dog. clinton hitting right back in a fund-raising e-mail sent to supporters overnight calling trump a fearmonger saying he would be a dangerous president. we can't risk it. this on the heels of trump refusing to participate in what
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debate next week in utah. that prompted ohio governor john kasich to bail too, fox news saying obviously there needs to be more than one participant so the salt lake city debate can canceled. >> he could have had a direct debate with me and yet donald apparently is ducking. he is afraid of being challenged. the closer we get to a one-on-one battle, the worst donald trump does. >> reporter: well, trump says, quote, we've had enough debates. he says he's going to give a major speech that day instead. hillary clinton not backing down either in that fund-raising e-mail she said after tuesday's big win, she's sure he is starting measuring the drapes in the white house hoping to take him on and hoping to raise cash off a potential donald trump nomination. >> thanks very much. all right, george, now to the other huge political showdown. president obama naming his choice for the supreme court nominating 63-year-old appeals
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republicans vowing not to take action. abc's terry moran is at the supreme court for us right now. good morning, terry good morning good morning. the stakes couldn't be higher politically. this is the showdown of the year in washington. it'll spill in the presidential campaign and here at the court they are he shorthanded right now and the fight to replace justice scalia could tip the balance of the court for decades. now the battle lines are clear. the president versus the senate republicans. >> i have fulfilled my constitutional duty. now it's time for the senate to do theirs. >> it's the senate's constitutional right to act as a check on a president and withhold its consent. >> reporter: late yesterday a few cracks in the gop wall. some senators say they will meet with judge garland but others as abc's mary bruce learned are adamant. >> any chance of changing your mind? >> none. >> are you any more open to -- >> reporter: merrick garland is 63 years old, one of the oldest
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a highly regarded judge for 18 years and before that a top federal prosecutor. garland was there in oklahoma city in 1995 as seen here in a new white house video leading the prosecution of timothy mcveigh, a death penalty case. >> i have this deep feeling about the rule of law. >> reporter: meanwhile, the white house launched a massive pr effort led by this video with family photos and an emotional interview. >> and my father would be very proud. >> reporter: judges aren't supposed to campaign for the supreme court. it's bad form so merrick garland will have to walk a fine line but make no mistake, president obama and the democrats are going to pull out all the stops, put as much pressure on republicans to get him through. >> let's talk to jon karl about it and, jon, let's talk about the senate republicans first. mitch mcconnell hard line not even going to meet with merrick garland but as terry reported some republican senators will meet with him. does that indicate a sign that this could actually go to a hearing? >> i don't think so, george. you do have about ten republican
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willing to at least have a face-to-face meeting with judge garland but they are doing that, they've made explicit, most of them, as a courtesy and indicated there is no chance that they would change their mind on this. the republicans i have spoken to and i've spoken to several republican senator, say that garland would alter the balance of the supreme court. they do not believe and will not agree to even a hearing before the election. >> one of the big questions now, how much of a campaign issue this becomes both in the presidential election, also in these key senate elections. >> reporter: the white house is doing an all-out campaign. you'll sigh a war room here to try to put pressure on republicans that are up for re-election facing tough races and there are several of them, george. they want to either at least pressure them to give garland a hearing or to make them pay a price for denying him. >> okay, jon karl, thanks very much. >> interesting days and weeks ahead. now to the latest on that american student behind bars in north korea after attempting to steal a political poster.
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court after a judge sentenced him to 15 years of hard labor. abc's bob woodruff is following the story and joins us from beijing, good morning, bob. >> reporter: well, good morning, robin. yes, this was a brutal sentence, 15 years in prison just for removing a propaganda poster from a hotel and almost any other country, this would be no more than a minor misdemeanor. but with this conviction, his fate is unclear. this morning, 21-year-old otto warmbier is behind bars in north korea sentenced to 15 years in a north korean prison with hard labor. a visibly shaken warmbier paraded before cameras speaking at his trial wednesday which only lasted one hour. >> i would used and manipulated. please please. please save my life. >> reporter: warmbier was found guilty of what the government calls subversion, part of the
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in court they showed this video accusing warmbier of trying to steal a political banner from an area off-limits to foreigners. at the hotel where he was staying with with a tour group. two weeks ago warmbier tearfully spoke at a government arranged press conference. >> i have made the worst mistake of my life. >> reporter: his family enlisting the help of former governor bill richardson, the veteran diplomat, meeting face-to-face with north korean diplomats tuesday. >> he did a college prank, a mistake. but 15 years to be sentenced, that's crazy. hopefully now after this sentencing it'll mean negotiations can start on his release on humanitarian grounds. >> reporter: now those kinds of negotiations have borked in the past. about a dozen american tourists have been arrested there since 2009. all of them eventually released. hopefully that will happen again soon. robin, george. >> yes, hopefully that will happen. >> you see the agony in his
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>> we move on to the big breaking news about seaworld. the marine park is partnering with the humane society to end their killer whale shows saying their orcas are the last they'll keep in captivity. we have the story from ryan. >> a dramatic shift breaking this morning. seaworld's ceo announcing to orca breeding and shows. swimming in criticism for the last several years following the death of one of their whale trainers and the release of the documentary "blackfish." >> when you look into their eyes you know somebody is home. >> reporter: but this morning, seaworld's ceo announcing a change in the tides saying all of its signature orca shows will be coming to an end. >> current orcas under our care will be the last generation at seaworld and phase out our theatrical shows. we're ending breeding as of today.
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with an unlikely ally, the humane society. previously one of seaworld's loudest critics. >> this is something that every animal advocate in the nation can celebrate asrogress. >> reporter: last year the 51-year-old company announcing it was shutting down their one ocean show in san diego. now other similar acts will follow suit by 2018 include ing in orlando where trainer dawn brancheau was killed in 2010 by the popular orca tilikum. you think they were the natural result of what happened in 2010? >> it's a lot of things that have happened. that was a very horrific moment for our company. dawn's death is something none of us will ever get over. >> reporter: the 29 killer whales in seaworlds will remain in captivity for their own safety. >> the best place for them is at seaworld. no whale born under human care has been released successfully.
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>> reporter: acknowledging "black "blackfish" did have an effect. >> society has changed and i think we have to change with it. >> reporter: but they're hoping this is the first step in a long partnership to help the whales. >> it's not perfect. we do have disagreements, but don't want the perfect to be the enemy of the good. >> we love them. we're trying to do the right thing for them. >> reporter: now, seaworld will now develop, quote, more natural orca encounters using technology to show how whales live and adding cons conservation messaging and they're hoping to become the largest rescue operation in the world. >> what a significant change. >> they needed to change with the times, they said. >> ryan, thanks very much. another change coming up. a major safety announcement. leading carmakers are saying automatic brake systems will become standard features in nearly all cars within the next several years. they added -- the added
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prevent thousands of crashes and save lives and david kerley is in virginia with the latest. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, robin. we're at a ford dealership and like all new car lots only 1 in 20 of these cars have that technology today blue we learned the government will announce later today that within six years, nearly every one of the brand-new cars will have that new technology. one-third of all crashes is one of these, a rear ender. this morning the government will announce it hopes to cut those accidents dramatically with new technology. it's called auto braking. >> all right, i'm going to play the distracted driving. something we tried on a test track. so i'm getting really close to this obstacle and it just takes over everything. at least carmakers have committed to make auto breakers standard equipment on all cars in six years. in fact, some are already advertising their systems. >> auto emergency braking with pedestrian detection.
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institute says that auto braking on all vehicles could cut rear end collisions by 40% and front end crashes by 23%. this morning, carmakers will agree that by 2022 they'll make auto braking standard on car and midsize suvs and on large suvs and pickups by 2025. the head of auto safety for the government says it could be a game changer. >> 94% of the time humans are the problem. that's why technology is so exciting. it could save their life and the people around them. >> reporter: the government and carmakers agreeing to this, a deal avoids the federal rule-making process. this could add cost to the car you buy six years down the road and beyond but, george and robin, think about it. this is another one of those systems being added to cars that's getting us a step closer to those autonomous drivers. >> i knew that's -- >> people will forget how to drive. >> thanks very much. going to move on to amy with the
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we cannot forget about the crisis in flint, michigan. >> and michigan's governor is testifying before congress today about the water crisis there in flint. according to prepared remarks governor rick snyder will claim that a state agency misled him about lead levels in the water and that he didn't learn about the contamination until 18 months after the city switched water supplies. the head of the epa is also testifying today blaming local leaders for the crisis. authorities in paris say they have foiled an imminent terror attack after arresting three men and a woman. the suspects had been under surveillance because of their alleged links to extremists. a rifle and computer equipment were seized. well, the washington, d.c. subway is back open after a 29-hour shutdown for emergency safety inspections which uncovered dozens of frayed or damaged power cables including three that officials say posed a major fire risk. well, new video shows an explosion at this medical marijuana dispensary in new mexico.
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the dispensary has been fined $13,000 for safety violations. well, this morning music fans are mourning the sudden death of frank sinatra jr. his family says sinatra died of a heart attack while on tour in florida. as a teen sinatra followed his father's footsteps into the business becoming his father's musical director and conductor. he was just 72. and finally the owner of a german shepherd named luna had given up hope and presumed his beloved dog was lost at sea after falling overboard during a fishing trip off california back in february. he spent days looking for luna but no luck and then the unthinkable. workers at the navy base on san clemente island off san diego saw a dog on the side of the road wagging her tail and guess what, it was luna! in remarkably good shape considering her ordeal. apparently she is a very strong swimmer. that dog paddle works every
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>> it really does. wow. thank you, amy. >> and that island, beautiful to visit. so hopefully she had a good final and i'm glad she's okay. >> glad to have you back. >> thank you very much, robin. happy to be here and good morning to you. we do have news on a newly released video of a dramatic prison break. two inmates escaping clinging to a rope as they hang hovering from a helicopter trying to fly away to freedom and abc's linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: while it resembles a slapstick comedy routine this is an actual prison break. watch as these two inmates struggle to freedom via a rope and helicopter hijacked by armed men posing as tourists. a brazen made for the movies escape. not quite as expertly as executed as in this scene in "the matrix." >> got you. >> reporter: the real life events in this video of a 2013 quebec prison break play out more like a comedy of errors, watch as one inmate almost makes
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from a partner in crime only to fall. about a minute later, the chopper tries to take off, but fails. all the while unarmed guards are recording the spectacle prevented by prison policy from intervening in an escape where guns may be involved. after more failed attempts to get onto the roof and nearly six minutes in, they take off again. this time with the inmates in tow. >> highly unlikely you would ever have an external aerial escape in the united states because we have so many safeguards against it. >> reporter: incredibly almost 15 months after this incident with no additional security measures implemented it happened again. this time three inmates used a helicopter to break out of another prison near quebec city. those fugitives were caught two weeks later. as for these two, their freedom was short-lived. after just a few hours they were captured. for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new
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>> why are we not surprised? >> cannot make this stuff up. ginger. new york, look at that. >> one world trade being struck by lightning. the storms that rolled through the northeast all part of that same system that did this in minnesota along i-35, near minneapolis, ooh, you see it slam into the median. we're hoping they're okay but the same storm connected to a stationary front that this morning is bringing severe weather to ft. worth, texas. large hail and area goes through central louisiana. southern mississippi today.
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of the country has been so beautiful. starting to see the buds come out on the trees but look at this big cooldown, boston from 61 to 40 as we celebrate st. patrick's day in the 60s today. we'll fall into the 40s and overnight lows in the 20s in the next week. spring starts, going to feel a little more like winter. you're welcome.
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coming up here on "gma" the woman at the center of the hulk hogan sex tape speaking out in court. what she says the former wrestler knew about the secret recording. and march madness heating up. check out this mini basketball star. oh. buzzer beater after buzzer beater. wait till you see what he does on "gma." >> a dorable. the baseball star with a bombshell announcement. why he's leaving his team and $13 million behind saying he's putting family first. or wonder whether i should seek treatment. i am ready. because today there's harvoni. a revolutionary treatment for the most common type of chronic hepatitis c. harvoni is proven to cure up to 99% of patients who've had no prior treatment. it's the one and only cure that's one pill, once a day for 12 weeks. certain patients... can be cured with just 8 weeks of harvoni. with harvoni, there's no interferon and there are no complex regimens. tell your doctor if you have
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good morning tri-state.it's 7-25.breaking news.a former middle school student, taken into police custody on school grounds. according to this facebook
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we welcome you back to "gma." this morning, adam laroche is leaving the team and $13 million behind after a request the team made about his son. we have that coming up. >> talking all morning about that. also, the race for the white house heating up. donald trump and hillary clinton taking aim at each other and donald trump refusing to participate in a debate next week with other republicans which has now been canceled. this morning everyone watching to see what happens with their march madness brackets. an estimated 51 million fans will fill them out and the field of 64 starts squaring off today.
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how many of you right now are being productive? a lot are filling out those brackets as we speak. speaking of march madness, this kid with these mad skills. he says steph curry who? he can shoot from anywhere on the court. we have that coming up and lara is outside because of st. patrick's day. over to you, lara. >> you know, last name might be spencer but today we're all a little irish and 125 million other americans will celebrate along with me. this st. patrick's day and someone will walk away with a pot of gold or something like it. get up here, you rascal. that's coming up on "good morning america." back to you guys. >> all right, lara. looking good, thanks. first though in this half hour a new turn in hulk hogan's $100 million legal fight with the website gawker. heather cole, the woman seen having sex with the wrestler in the tape tearing up during her taped deposition testimony. dan abrams and nancy grace are standing by to weigh in in just a moment but first abc's linzie
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florida, with the latest. good morning, linzie. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the defense playing over an hour's testimony from cole and in it a bombshell. hulk hogan wasn't the only one her husband recorded. in a taped deposition, heather cole testifying she and hulk hogan whose real name is terry bollea did not know they were being filmed by her husband at the time, radio shock jock bubba clem. >> to the best of your knowledge mr. bollea had no idea that there was a camera in the room encounter, is that correct? >> yes. >> reporter: cole saying she slept with hogan at the request of clem. >> you eventually had sexual relations with mr. bollea? >> yes. >> do you recall the number of encounters that you had with him? >> to the best of my knowledge i think three times that i remember. >> reporter: weeks later clem
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their encounters. i do remember being very upset she said but she said they had an open relationship admitting he'd done it before. >> were any of your sexual encounters with other men recorded during the time that you were married to bubba? >> yes. >> reporter: also wednesday the judge refusing to allow gawker to call clem as a witness before the jury saying he had a credibility problem and citing his plan to plead the fifth. instead, allowing the site's lawyers to read out their questions for clem for the court record. >> mr. clem's meeting with the fbi, including to confirm whether he told the fbi that he, ms. cole and plaintiff all knew plaintiff's sexual encounter with ms. cole was being recorded. >> reporter: a reference to a 2012 fbi investigation related to the tape. sealed by the judge. >> it's white noise. the whole purpose is to distract from why we're here.
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for what they did to mr. bollea. >> reporter: and a dramatic moment when an appeal court ordered the judge to unseal a host of documents connected to this case including possibly that fbi report. we do expect closing arguments to begin today. george. >> okay, linzie, thanks. let's talk about it with dan abrams and nancy grace. nancy, what did you make of heather's testimony? pretty emotional but did seem to contradict hulk hogan in places. >> i can tell you this. i think she came across as sympathetic and kept going back to she was being embarrassed it was released and hurt by certain things that hulk hogan said in later interviews, even though she seems sympathetic and seemed genuine, it kind of defies logic that if she knew her husband was recording other sexual trysts with other men, what made hulk different?
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that is a problem for me. >> pretty good point. >> yeah, except the key to me in her testimony is how does it relate to hulk hogan, right? because this is a case largely about damages. and she's saying, no, it's not true as hulk hogan claims that i was trying to pressure him into having sex, in fact, i was the one being pressured by my husband to do it. if this jury believes that hulk hogan is lying about how this happened, i think that could impact damages because i've said again and again if this jury doesn't like gawker it could -- >> how about the decision of her ex-husband bubba to take the fifth? >> well, that's a critical loss for gawker. for gawker, gawker wants to be able to show, has been wanting to show that hulk hogan knew he was being recorded, because that would be critical when it comes to invasion of privacy if he knows he's being recorded it's different than being recorded without your knowledge.
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the radio at one point that hulk did know that he was being recorded then he said he didn't know. by him not testifying, gawker doesn't get to cross-examine him, doesn't get to address that question. >> agree with that, nancy? >> well, i do. in a sense but when somebody takes the fifth amendment you can't force them up on the stand. he's claiming and this is bubba the love sponge clem that if he testifies he could open himself up to incriminating himself and possible criminal charges, so he's not going to take the stand and i'll tell you this, every trial lawyer knows this, sometimes both sides, they want the person on the stand but that person is so volatile nobody will touch him with a ten-foot pole because you don't know what they're going to do on cross-examination and another thing that dan abrams just said, i agree with, and i've said from the get-go, they have to believe hulk hogan because if they decide they don't like hulk or
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entire case is right down the toilet. everything. >> gawker wanted him to literally get up there and invoke his fifth amendment self-incrimination in front of the jury. the judge said she wouldn't force him to. >> dan abrams and nancy grace, thanks very much. coming up -- >> not going to happen. the big baseball bombshell, the player walking away from the white sox and millions of dollars because of his son. what the team is saying this morning. come on back. [burke] at farmers, we've seen almost everything, so we know how to cover almost anything. even "turkey jerks." [turkey] gobble. [butcher] i'm sorry! (burke) covered march fourth,2014. talk to farmers. we've seen almost everything, so we know how to cover almost anything. we are farmers. bum-pa-dum, bum-bum-bum-bum ever since jim signed up for lowe's personalized lawn care plan,
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and we're back now with that big announcement stunning the baseball world. white sox star adam laroche walking away from the team and millions after management requested his -- that he bring his son around less. t.j. holmes is here with the details. good morning. >> hey there, lara. he was set to make over a million dollars in month in average salary this season but says it's not worth it if he can't be with his son. this has sparked a debate about children in the clubhouse but
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the team saying their requist was ream. >> there's a deep try and it is out of here. >> reporter: this morning adam laroche shocking the sports world. >> chicago white sox first baseman adam laroche surprised his team -- >> reporter: and walking away from $13 million. all because the white sox team management asked him to stop bringing his 14-year-old son drake to team practices and their clubhouse. at least not every day. the white sox vice president saying all i'm asking you to do with regards to bringing your back. i don't think he should be here 100% of the time and he has been here 100% every day in the clubhouse. laroche announced his retirement on twitter saying thank you lord for the game of baseball and for giving me way more than i ever deserved. #familyfirst. >> he's obviously a man of great conviction so i don't think we're going to necessarily see a change of heart from him. >> reporter: the 36-year-old has
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different teams and his son has been with him practically all the time. >> he's been teaching me some things. >> reporter: drake even had a locker right next to his dad's in the white sox's clubhouse but do kids in the workplace distract you from keeping your eye on the ball. >> every day is too much. i don't care if you're a dad and work at a bank or a newsroom or at the rock quarry, i don't care where it is, every day is too much. it's a workplace. to the a day care. >> it's not about the kid's behavior but just talking to strahan, it's tradition in sports. these guys bring their kids to the locker rooms. >> but every day. >> you saw he had a locker and the guys have to change their behavior in that workplace if a kid is there. >> because it's like will bon, bringing him every single day. >> they say he might have a change of heart. maybe this was an impulse thing, he got upset and signed the papers to retire.
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>> i hope it works out. >> all right, coming up, everybody, erin andrews is speaking out for the first time since that huge court victory. what she has to say about it now. and next, lightning strikes twice. meet the 8-year-old who sunk two, two incredible buzzer beaters next. cathy's gotten used to the smell of lingering garbage in her kitchen yup, she's gone noseblind. she thinks it smells fine, but her guests smell this... sfx: ding, flies, meow (after cat lands) music starts febreze air effects heavy duty has up to... ...two times the odor-eliminating power to remove odors you've done noseblind to [inhales] mmm. use febreze air effects, till it's fresh and try febreze small spaces... ...to continuously eliminate up to two times the odors for 30 days. febreze small spaces and air effects, two more ways [inhale + exhale mnemonic] to breathe happy. can't afford to let heartburn get in the way? try nexium 24hr, now the #1 selling brand for frequent heartburn. get complete protection
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all right, welcome back to "gma." we have our own mini march madness going on about an 8-year-old who is scoring big. check him out. amazing. saved his team in the final seconds sinking not one but two half-court shots in the same game. the kid is a star and our nick watt went out on a one-on-one with the second grade superstar. >> reporter: jack jeffery is in second grade, 8 years old and he is 4'6" tall. now, watch this. championship final, jack's beloved blue devils down by three. six seconds left. jack from way downtown. do you always think it's going to go in? >> yeah.
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>> reporter: a half-court buzzer beater, grown men are dancing. and now we're deep in overtime. score is tied. jack again from the half-court, just one second left. >> my friend jimmy, his dad didn't think i would do it. >> reporter: eat that, jimmy's dad. nothing but net and the blue devils win. >> straight through and the place erupted. it was amazing. >> reporter: his dad's home movie collection and today's practice confirm, it was no fluke. >> you know, you have to hold your form. more like it. >> i didn't even -- >> i know. >> what do you want to be when you grow up. >> i want to be an nba player. >> reporter: jumping jack jeffery for the clutch. for "good morning america," abc news, nick watt. >> he's been playing since he was 4 and we can see nick needs
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wasn't quite as smooth. great story. >> not one but two. >> with pressure, one second left. >> he said the right thing. he said when i shoot i believe it's going in. >> that is all -- >> believe in yourself. >> you know that to be an athlete, you got to believe. >> i believe in this. prince harry, we have his interview coming up revealing a side of himself you rarely see and his mission to celebrate an honor, wounded warriors. >> some of these guys should be dead and never before have we had so many amputees survive. i'm lucky enough to watch someone who should be dead run the 100 meters. you want a definition of inspiration?
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and new overnight erin andrews speaks out for the first time in the verdict in her high-profile court case. >> this is kind of my come out of hiding. >> parenting alert. scary new numbers on how many kids are breaking into those pill bottles in your home. more and more children sent to er. what happened when we put kids to the test? dr. besser here live. we have an exclusive for you this morning, a rare and revealing interview with prince harry. one-on-one talking about the most important mission of his life. >> you want a definition of inspiration. that's probably it.
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only on "gma." "scandal," mastermind shonda rhimes dropping a bombshell right here. what the queen of tv is revealing about olivia, fitz and jake. all that and great "deals & steals" on this st. paddy's day as we say -- >> good morning, america. happy st. patrick's day, everybody getting in the mood in times square. a little irish song, a little irish dance. >> someone in our audience will get to step into our shamrock shower. that just sounds wrong. >> it does. >> and they'll be able to get real cash. whose lucky number will the pot
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that's coming up. lassies and lads. i can't do the accent. >> i won't even try. check this out, remember when marty mcfly strapped on these sneakers in "back to the future 2"? now, a lot of ideas from that movie have come to fruition. check this out, self-lacing nikes are here. look at the laces. >> yeah. >> they tighten up on their own. t.j. holmes is over there modeling a pair. >> looks good. >> look at you, t.j. >> i don't know how to do it. >> are they comfortable when they lace themselves up? >> they actually are. to give our viewers, has a couple buttons and you literally just hit the button and it tightens up on you and do it with both these shoes. i'm not seeing you one thing but can set to as soon as you put it on it laces up. >> you're too important to tie your own laces. >> that's how lazy we've become. every three week. >> you have to charge the shoe.
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>> is yours stuck? >> that's really cool. >> the hyperactive 1.0 is the name of it and they'll be hot. >> they need to make it in a size 14, okay. that's what i need. >> i'll take 9. >> all right. put your order in, america. >> i think i broke it. >> i think you did. >> also this morning, we've been showing a little bit of it. robin's one-on-one with prince harry, a lot more of that. >> truly on a royal mission to help veteran, war veterans all around the war. remember, he served ten years in the army and he has a connection like no other with these service people so that is coming up. >> let's go to amy with the morning rundown. >> good morning. the big story, hillary clinton and donald trump on the attack as they look ahead to the general election. trump has released a video calling clinton weak on foreign affairs and showing her barking like a dog at a campaign event in response, clinton sent out a fund-raising e-mail calling trump a fearmonger who would be
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gop debate for monday has been canceled after trump and kasich said they would not attend. new fallout from the violence at that trump rally where a man punched a protester. five sheriff's deputies are being disciplined for not stepping in. three have been demoted. president obama's supreme court nominee merrick garland heads to capitol hill today to meet with senate democrats but republicans are holding firm refusing to hold a hearing for any nominee until after the presidential election. they oppose garland because they say he would tip the current balance of the court. well, a major announcement from seaworld. it is ending its killer whale breeding program after years of controversy over keeping orcas in captivity. the company which is partnering with the humane society says it will now develop more natural orca encounters. well, for the first time erin andrews is now speaking publicly about her legal victory. she was awarded 5 $55 million after suing her stalker and the
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videos of her were recorded. on "jimmy kimmel" she thanked her fans for their support. >> by the way i'm so happy you won that case. i really am. [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. >> i know you can't discuss a lot of the details because of appeals and whatnot but i just want to tell you i am very happy. >> well, thank you and, yeah, this is kind of my come out of hiding so thank you, why would i not want to be here? but thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> why would you not want to be here? everybody. there were so many people that actually reached out and all over the world really and -- so supportive. >> nice in something horrible like that you get to see the nice part of the internet. >> is there a nice part? no, that you're so right because you don't -- i mean mean tweet, they were just a dime a dozen. they were fabulous. let me tell you but there are so many nice people. >> there's always more nice stuff than bad stuff. >> and as you just heard appeals could still be filed in the
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>> in your hand. >> or i'm going to eat that card. >> tell me how you did it. >> goodness gracious, amy. what you got there, mike journal. >> all right, i'm over here with the morning menu. "gma morning menu" and that big headline about kids breaking into pill bottles at home. dr. besser is here live to talk about that. what i've been waiting for all week robin's exclusive, prince harry like you've never seen him before. candid and passionate interview this morning. and lara goes one-on-one with shonda rhimes and getting the "scandal" scoop. plus, we're celebrating st. patrick's day here. we've got a great irish band and we got some irish step dancers, all that coming up in "gma" in times square. yes. we know designer when we see it. like the designer smile. it's bolder, brighter and our blogs are buzzing about it. it's the new must-have look.
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a good day to you. we are celebrating st. patrick's day in times square. a little jig. fun. >> you got that. >> i was actually impressed with yours. >> if you want to do it all morning, you should. >> i said i'd only do it if you did it. >> you both are good. >> you're such a -- if stick around it. you might see it. first this parent ago letter about kids accidentally overdosing and an exclusive look at a startling new report from safe kids worldwide that reveals how many end up in emergency rooms every day after getting their hands on prescription pills and abc's chief medical editor dr. richard besser has the numbers. >> reporter: accidental med medicine overdoses send 160 kids to the emergency room every day.
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children were seen in hospitals all from vitamins, pain releaves or prescription drugs that kids left it in reach. where are they getting them, dropped on the ground, pill organizer, purse or diaper bag, even on countertops. >> they will find medicine in all kinds of places and found that 23% or one out of four kids were finding and getting into medicine in a pillbox. >> reporter: pillboxes and organizers are not built to keep kids out. i recently sat down with some toddlers and it took this 3-year-old nine seconds to pop it open. you got that one open. >> i was surprised he could open this one. i didn't really think about it. >> reporter: as we found, even child resistant packaging doesn't always work. >> get one open, kai. this 4-year-old opened up a child resistant bottle with just
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>> how did this become such a pop big problem? >> we're taking a lot more medications and the number of prescription drugs that are being filled as skyrocketed. so has the number of over-the-counter medications and a lot of people don't think about it but can be as dangerous as prescription drugs but the nature of our families has changed and the number of families that have a grandparent there has downed and grandparents are the number one source of these -- >> all that makes sense. what steps can parents take to prevent this abuse? >> it's all about prevention. want to keep the drugs out of sight and out of reach. so in a high cupboard a good way to go. a lockbox is better and request childproof packaging or child resistant package ing. >> that might not be good enough. >> it's designed so no more than one in ten children get in there. if they make it harder than that, the elderly can't open it. you want to make sure you don't take them when children are around.
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and you can do everything right but if your visitors don't you'll be in trouble so remind visitors what to do. >> if you find out your children did get into the pills. >> you want to make sure you have that poison control number around. you want it on your refrigerator so that, you know, caretakers, others can get to that too and call them, they'll give you advice. that's a good way to go and make sure you have the product because they're going to want to know information about what to do. >> thanks very much. over to robin. all right, george, i have been looking forward to sharing this with everyone. our exclusive interview with prince harry who is also known as captain wales taking on an important mission supporting wounded veterans through their recovery and is a driving force behind the invictus games where hundreds of veterans around the world compete and show the true meaning of courage and now prince harry is showing a side of himself rarely seen. >> how is the training go? >> it's going well.
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>> no one wants sympathy. all they want is an opportunity to prove themselves. >> take your spot. >> that's what this is all about. >> work on picking the racer. >> ten years in the army was the best escape that i've ever had. >> reporter: prince harry's barr back on the front lines of the war on terror. >> i felt as though i was really achieving something. i felt as though i was part of a team. all i wanted to do was to prove to other people that i had a certain set of skills, let's say flying an apache helicopter, frist, rather than just being prince harry, all it's done over those ten years is given me this amazing amount of knowledge and experience where i am now perfectly positioned to be their voice and champion their cause. >> one, two, three. >> to the uk.
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veterans in action at the u.s. hosted warrior games in 2013, prince harry was inspired even more. leading him to create the invictus games in london in 2014. >> four, three -- [ cheers ] >> reporter: and now prince harry will host the next games in orlando this may. >> whoo! >> reporter: for prince harry, it was a significant moment after his first deployment that changed his course. >> prince harry is back in britain tonight quickly withdrawn from the front lines of afghanistan after a secret army deployment was revealed. >> i did everything i could to get out of there. literally being plucked out of my team and there was an element of me thinking i'm an officer, i'm leaving my soldiers and it's not my own decision. i was broken and suddenly i find myself on a plane and when i'm sitting there i look through the
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three of our lads wrapped up in plastic missing limb, one of the guys catching a test tube of shrapnel removed from his head in a coma clutching this thing and i suddenly thought to myself people don't get to see this. i never -- those ten weeks, i never saw the injury part. only heard about it. that's how it all started for me is like, these people are role models and they need to be celebrated more among society. some of these guys should be dead. never before have we had so many amputees survive from such unbelievably traumatic injuries. i'm now lucky enough to watch someone who should be dead run the 100 meters. you want a definition of inspiration, that's probably it. invictus is so strong. it's about heroic activity. >> reporter: it's not just the physical injuries that concern prince harry. recognizing the mental illnesses
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to the recovery process. the invisible injury, i know that's something that's very important to you that people are aware of. >> it's a massive issue. the stigma surround it is a massive issue. want to re-emphasize the point, it's not a ticking time bomb. psychological illnesses can be fixed if sorted out early we've got to keep the issue at the forefront of people's mind and the simplest thing is talking about it. >> reporter: his personal investment is obvious as seen here with mike goody, a former aircraftman who served in the royal air force. injured when his patrol was hit by an ied he lost his left leg and suffered posttraumatic stress and took five medals in swimming in the 2014 games. what does it mean to have prince harry encouraging you all every step of the way? >> in all honesty prince harry has been a legend literally he was everywhere.
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tried literally boosting everyone, encouraging, drumming up support and when someone is doing that it's difficult not to get behind it and i think that's why, you know, as the invictus games came up it exploded into what it's become and growing ever since. >> i understand you have a bit of a tattoo. would you mind sharing what that says? >> i miss my friend with an arrow. >> that's the humor. >> more training. come on. >> reporter: and it's with that infectious enthusiasm and spirit that the prince continues to support the wounded warriors around the globe. it is for now the most important mission of his life. >> i'm not asking it become boring that we constantly go on about our veterans but anybody who serves our country put their lives on the line and can bring themselves back frommen ainjury
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>> and the invictus games orlando 2016 will feature over 500 competitors from 15 nations competing in ten events, all the athletic competitions will take place at the walt disney wide world of sports complex in orlando. >> he seemed so driven by this. >> he truly is, guys. he really is and the connection that he has with these competitors, it wasn't a photo-op. he spends time with them. >> you see his mother in him in every way when you watch that. >> we'll talk more about that tomorrow, amy. it's so genuine, especially how he is with children as we've seen all around the world. but he is someone that we've watched him grow up. we've watched him grow up. >> he has grown up. >> he really is and the invictus is from a british poem. it means unconquerable and gave me this little pin "i am" which is part of what their motivation is and the young man who had the tattoo said i miss my friend and
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they have and he said, you know, like kids will come up and say, what -- a conversation. the parents pull them away and he's like to the parents, no, it's okay and that's what they want, to be able to be seen in the games and they are fit and they're ready to go. >> they are. >> i can't wait. >> tomorrow we talk about his mother. we talk about his dad. we talk mr. his grandmother and, of course, the fact that he is uncle harry, as well. so that is tomorrow? psyched to see it. >> yeah. >> outside to beginer. >> what an inspiring story.
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>> it's caroline's first time in new york city so let's celebrate some st. paddy's day and get back in to george, robin, lara and amy. >> thank you so much. i got to -- listen to this music. >> listen. the world's going to know your name what's your name man >> alexander hamilton. this is from the broadway hit "hamilton" and fans rejoice, all right, i haven't figured out a
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brood tickets in that lottery, but i do want to put my ten cents in rather ten bucks on this next story. remember the story floating around that the u.s. treasury was looking to replace alexander hamilton's face with another u.s. history maker on the $10 bill. lin-manuel miranda visited washington, d.c. recently to freestyle with the president a little bit. he also found time to give his two cents on the $10 face change idea and his hit brood blockbuster may have just sealed the deal. not official yet, but lin-manuel miranda shared with fans on twitter that the secretary of the treasury has just told him, quote, you're going to be very happy. >> oh. >> sounds like the $10 founding father lives on! [ applause ] >> you never thought about that. that very well could be part of the reason why. >> it has started a conversation about american history with young kids, with us.
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think we should celebrate the $10 founding father. so thank you, lin-manuel miranda. also you say tomato, i say tomato but it seems scientists say green energy. researchers at the south dakota school of technology have found the fruit can be a source of energy that could one day be used to power homes keeping residents warm and cold from the head to my toes. >> oh. >> to ma toes. they have developed a micro gel battery that uses the spoiled and damaged fruit to general an electric current and apparently the waste from florida alone could power disney world for three months. researchers believe they will be able to upscale their projects so that one day their resources
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up to the demand. >> tomato sauce at lara's house. >> going to be like radioactive. all right, finally i'm working on a lot of experiments in there, george. this is just a quickie here. video proof that laughter is contagious for everybody. [ laughter ] >> no. that's an arctic fox. >> that's a laugh? >> that's pretty great. >> i love it. the whole studio laughing. hopefully you are too. that is "pop news" on this thursday. >> excellent, lara. thanks very much. "deals & steals" are coming up, 58% off on jewelry.
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good morning tri-state.it's 7-25.breaking news.a former middle school student, taken grounds. according to this facebook post from the school, police later arrested that former student here on campus. some evening activities were cancelled and the school was evacuated. parents overnight on the school's facebook page expressing their gratitude for that mom's quick thinking and the school's communication.
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an automated call about what happened. cooler out the door this morning with dry conditions means a quiet start to thursday. skies stay mostly sunny today as highs increase to 60. you will notice that winds pick up from the west
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welcome back to "gma." if you haven't noticed, it's st. patrick's day and we are celebrating all morning long. a great band and some very talented dancers. look at them go. >> michael was too afraid to get into a jig-off. strahan, i have you. >> they are pretty great. now about to find out who will get a chance to win a little gold. let's see who the lucky audience member is. >> who will get in the shamrock shower? let's find out and the number is 5. [ cheers and applause ]
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she's very happy. >> yay! >> with that hat, with that hat. >> all right. are you excited about this? >> are you ready? are you ready to grab some cash. >> go for it, girl. >> all right. >> let's coming up in just a bit. we have a special announcement to make. presidential candidate hillary clinton will make her second appearance on abc's "jimmy kimmel live" next thursday, march 24th. you won't want to miss it and the shamrock shower coming up. first inside to michael. thank you, guys. i'm here now with the one and only tory johnson and she's got bling and a lot of fun things in this morning's "deals & steals" big bargains up to 58% off. i don't know how you do it but let's get started. >> and a whole lot of fun. from triple c, a great company, it is not fun when you were out and about and your phone, tablet, computer dies, so these are chargers, batteries to be able to have with you at all time, keep one in your bag.
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wallet that has a built-in battery, so it's so sleek. if you are in the market for a wallet and a charger, this one is for you. big deal, big savings from triple c and a huge assortment you'll find online. everything is slashed in half to 25 to 40 buck. >> can't beat that. >> another bit of fun, this is company called david aubrey and comes in this gorgeous box just like this. it's a charm necklace, 32-inch chain, really nice electric, your initial. you choose your initial and then there's all kind of fun what were, feather, crystals, key, like lots of fun stuff. it's a fun thing and what i love is the packaging it comes in so it's just ready to gift. normally these retail for $48, they're slashed by 58%. 20 bucks. 20 bucks. 20 buck. >> give me some on that. >> you'll like this. i love it. called soy delicious. started by two teachers in miami
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only is the packaging gorgeous but look, you take a little of the soy just like this, ready, other side, this side. >> i had this at home. >> i love it. >> rub it in, doesn't it feel so good. everybody is like you'll burn, no, it doesn't. >> i am soft and supple right now. >> there you are. so you can be soft and supple like strahan. >> it smells so good. >> i love them. 100% soy, gorgeous packaging, phenomenal deal. normally these candles retail for $39 slashed by 51%. $19. >> $19. >> gorgeous. >> i need to get more for the house. >> a designer in philadelphia, she created these beautiful earrings all hand beaded. gorgeous crystals. lara gave me a thumbs up she likes these and she has gorgeous taste in jewelry. simple, beautiful earrings that can take you from desk to dinner and do it all. a phenomenal price, normally $42, 21 bucks for your choice. >> what do we have here.
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>> yep. >> do you remember crazy foam. you get four -- oh, my gosh. >> i'm going crazy. >> so come crazy on. four in a pack. two different sets to be able to choose from. this makes bath time like really fun. >> mine circles are neater. >> four of them, four of them, normally $25 slashed in half, $12.50. >> fun for $12.50. you can't beat it. >> four of them. four of them. i love it. >> every time you come -- you amaze me and continue to amaze me. we want to thank all these companies for providing these great deals and get the codes and links at goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! thank you, tory. >> absolutely. >> now, let's go to lara. lara. >> thank you, michael. today is not only st. paddy's day, it's thursday which means that is right a busy night for one shonda rhimes. in between three prime time hits and another one on the way, the
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time to sit down and share a lil little scandalous secrets and secrets to her success. >> what are you doing here. >> reporter: tgit, shondaland thursday and you know what that means. >> he deserves to know you. please call him. >> reporter: three uninterrupted hours inside the genius that is shonda rhimes' mind. on tuesday night just before i took the stage to moderate a talk with the entire "scandal" cast at paleyfest in l.a., i caught up with her to talk about record. in a landscape where shows are killed left and right what is the secret? >> i have no idea. truly, i feel really lucky people are watching. it's very exciting to me and every single time it happen, i breathe a sigh of relief. >> how long can it go on? >> well, "grey's" is going to go on forever but "scandal" has an end date in my mind. >> what is it?
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>> please, because i'll need a lot of therapy. >> maybe one day -- i'll tell you early but not now. >> yes. of those two men. >> i'm not going to tell you that. >> the twists and turns keeping locked away in her mind. even the actors don't know what's going to happen next. the table reads are said to be legendary. >> they're so much fun. everybody gets the script at the table. the first time they've read it. for everyone it's a surprise and watching, first of all, the actors throw themselves into it like this is the performance of their live, the level of screaming and, you know, acting and people cry when things get emotional, it really feels true in those moments. >> if you're paying attention, "scandal" is gearing up for election season and you can expect some unintentional parallels to real life. how much is the election playing a role in your writing? >> what's interesting is that it wasn't at all and then it started catching up with our
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because we had all kinds of crazy things planned and i keep walking in the room going, we can't do that. >> because it's real. >> and people will think we're stealing from actually life and now life has surpassed anything we could come up with. >> i make television a great deal of television. >> reporter: just last month shonda rhimes revealed a rare side in a candid ted talk. >> overworked, overused, overdone, burned out. >> reporter: opening up about losing her creed of rush, called her hum and got help from her three daughters. >> a moment you start to feel like is this it and might come from the idea that you know what you're doing so well, like i'd become very used to my job and used to what i was doing and very comfortable and maybe too comfortable. and after a while it didn't feel like i was discovering anything new anymore. i wasn't finding anything creative in anything. the idea of find a new place to find joy was really important. >> you just wrote a book called "the year of yes." are you still saying yes.
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some noes now because i said so many yeses that after a while i was like, i'm tired. i need to lay down. i'm trying to live a life where i'm more adventurous and trying a little bit harder. >> and, robin, you nailed me. i was trying to get a part in the show. >> we love the hair and the earrings. >> so inspirational. >> i didn't know about the ted talk. >> the ted talk is worth a listen. >> i'm going to do that. >> what she says is success doesn't equal happiness and you must find it. it's that hum she talks about. she's fantastic. her book is "the year of yes," saying yes, being open to things and a brand-new episode of "scandal." i got to see it already because of that. >> ooh. >> did you? >> oh, my goodness. yeah, there's a lot. tonight, 9:00, 8:00 central on abc.
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now i fear for my child. [ baby crying ] >> many moons thought to be a ghost in the trees. they speak of his power over the animals of the jungle. no man ever started with less. >> looks so good and you know what also looks good, money, honey. ready? we have fashion fixes and then this woman is going to get into the emerald shower. >> shamrock shower. >> oh, sorry. money. it's money. >> money is green. >> are you ready? >> i'm ready. >> going to be very excited. "gma" right back. >> get in there. tgit on "gma" is brought to
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and friday on "gma" dan + shay equals a live concert event you can't miss only on "good morning america's" winter concert series presented by hilton. >> our fast fashion fixes this morning. we have easy hacks to save you in a fashion emergency. here with the secret solutions, amy synnott, the executive editor in chief of "instyle" magazine. wonderful to have you here. this is if you're in a hurry and let's say we'll start with jewelry and, you know, you want your bling to kind of shine and start with gold. >> gold is very easy to clean. all you need to do is actually -- you can see this side, half is tarnished. half is not. take a very soft cloth, dip it >> in beer. >> then you just rub it on so actually beer as ammonia in it but it's diluted enough it won't >> lite beer. >> it has to be lite beer because it's the ammonia that gives it the caramel color. >> how about silver?
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tarnishes more easily so you need something that's more acidicic so ketchup is great and emerge it for five or ten minutes and the ketchup, the acids in tomato and vinegar will lift off tarnish. >> what if your color is a link wonky and traveling for business. >> this is fantastic for anyone who hates to iron. it literally takes two minute. make sure your iron is clean, no hair spray. put this setting on low to medium. >> this is a flat iron. for your hair. >> yes, you hold it on the collar. >> a multi-tasker. >> and move it slowly down. this can actually work for any part of your shirt if you have a little bit of a wrinkle then you don't need to worry about the ironing board. >> never thought about that. saves time. >> simple trick. >> shortcut. >> right. >> amy, i've done this recently.
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are -- you know, last minute you realize, oh, my gosh, my pants are starting to not fit. there's a little trick. >> i actually did this through both of my two pregnancies and made it all the way through without buying maternity jeans. >> wow, i did not. >> the trick is you just take the elastic, you loop it through the hole and then you put it on and that -- >> i have to tell you -- my jeans this morning when i put them on, i still had the rubber band on and then i got to take it off. it was a brilliant moment. >> an extra two inches. >> what do you do about the zipper there. there's a little situation there. >> you wear a long shirt. >> okay. >> i got you. >> okay, and so let me show that so you can get an idea. normal pants you can do this for too. >> normal pants. what you want to do is take -- if you have a hook and eye, take the pin, open it up and put it through -- >> oh, we're going to do it right here.
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so you take the hook and eye and take this through there, right and take the elastic, hook it through there -- >> so without a button is the fix and another pin and go through the other side. when you really get huge because this will give you five extra inches. >> for the last five weeks or so. >> all really easy tips? we appreciate that very much. what are we doing out here? clive owen is inside with amy and he's coming up live here. no, he's right there. >> hi, clive.
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look who i stumbled into here in times square. back now with clive owen. "the confirmation" about a
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turns into quite an adventure and starts with a search for some of his stolen tools. take a look. >> you might know who would steal tools. >> was it a cop? >> no. a thief. >> a good guy now. >> better than most. >> better than most thieves or better than most guys? >> thieves. but he's a good guy now. he found jesus. >> well, if he found jesus, maybe he can find my tools. >> i watched the movie last night. it is so powerful to watch you. your character struggling as a human being, struggling as a father, tell me about walt. >> well, i play a father who's estranged from his boy and takes him for the weekend and gets his tool kit stollen and spend a weekend trying to track it down if while you're struggling with big demons. >> while i'm struggling with my own demons and meet a whole host of crazy characters and have a
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enjoying that time bonding as a father and son. >> jaeden lieberher who we had the pleasure of interviewing last week, he is incredible and watching the two of you, itting looked like it was instant chemistry. >> i have one of the best times with that kid. he is such a phenomenal young actor and he is a lovely guy, as well. >> i know you're a father but what is it like playing opposite a 12-year-old? i imagine you have to take out speaking of tools some different tools in your acting belt. >> i love working with kids and it makes you a better actor because they're so open and instinctive. i had a great time with him. >> what do you hope moviegoers take away from the movie? at the end it really is about connection. it is about family and getting through the tough types. >> it's about a father, you know, estranged father. we live in a time where there's lots of fractured families and dads don't see enough of their kids and it's about somebody trying to become a better father and a better person. >> well, and you do that in so many ways on screen and off screen. i know that you are really
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free the children and you have two young daughters. they're involved, as well. tell me about the organization and why it's so important to you. >> well, my oldest daughter hanna went on a trip to kenya on her own when she was 14 for 2 1/2 weeks and changed her life and involved with the charity and got the family involved, as well and we've done family trips to africa and big supporters of the charity. >> it's fantastic. i also hear you're losing the mustache because the second season was your final season of "the nick" and now two sci-fi movies coming out. >> yes, two. gone from 100 years ago to i've jumped to the future. i'm shaving the mustache is the first thing i do the minute we wrap the last scene, believe me. >> and never coming back? >> not -- not if i can help it. >> are you a big sci-fi fan? >> yeah, if it's good, yeah, for sure. >> if it's good. it's good if you're in it. clive owen, thanks for being with us. we appreciate it. "the confirmation" in select
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"good morning america" is brought to you by panera bread. food as it should be. >> happy st. patrick's day, everybody. our lucky winner is appropriately named kelly. she's going to get in the shamrock shower. 15 seconds to grab as much cash as she can. are you ready? all right, kelly.
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>> grab the cash. >> go. >> kelly is grabbing cash. we'll make sure you thank all of our performers from the irish art center for joining us. >> thank you. >> george. [ cheers and applause ] >> what did you get? >> kelly has found your pot of gold.
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good morning tri-state.it's 8-55 a tri-state mom will enter a plea tomorrow in the death of her daughter. rebekah kinner is charged in the death of her 2-year-old, kinsley.police say kinsley died after kinner's boyfriend beat the child.that boyfriend is also charged.9 on your side has also learned rebekah's baby boy wyatt, who she delivered in jail, is now with his biological dad, after spending time in foster care. cooler out the door this morning with dry conditions means a quiet start to thursday. skies stay mostly sunny today as highs increase to 60. you will notice that winds pick up from the west this afternoon and gust up to
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>> it's "live with kelly & michael." today, from the film "miracles from heaven," jennifer garner. and one of the stars of the "divergent" series, zoe kravitz. plus from the series "girl meets world," a performance from sabrina carpenter, all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] >> and now, here are your emmy

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