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good morni good morning, america. president-elect trump shakes things up on his victory lap. makes a main ajouncement to the crowd. >> we are going to appoint mad dog mattis dog mattis as our secretary of defense. >> as hillary clinton and donald trump's campaign teams clash overnight going head-to-head in a nasty post-election showdown. >> do you think i ran a campaign where white supremacists had a platform. >> it did. >> kellyanne conway joins us live this morning. wicked weather. the south reeling from that tornado outbreak and devastating wildfires. now new storms moving in. the urgent warning about rains
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freeze on the way for millions. the former nfl player killed during a violent confrontation. first responders rushing to the scene trying to save him. the investigation right now. and that bombshell abc news exclusive. the missing california mom's husband sharing the moment he learned she was coming home. >> i found mom. >> we have the phone call when he learned she was alive and the dramatic family reunion only on and we and we do say good morning, america, on this friday morning. and this "20/20" interview is something else. you will hear things that may change the way you think. >> they've been through so much. >> that incredible moment when the kids got to see their mom for the first time. >> keith papini is really opening up.
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news? >> president-elect. >> president-elect trump. that's right. back on the campaign trail for what he's calling a thank you tour. kellyanne conway standing by. we'll hear from her in a moment. >> but first let's get to tom llamas in cincinnati where the president-elect made that surprise announcement about his choice for defense secretary. good morning, tom. >> reporter: a major announcement, indeed, good morning, robin. three weeks pent up in trump tower and last night president-elect trump unleashed. this event in cincinnati just ke impulsive and unscripted at times and trump even going after his enemies including hillary clinton. trump seeming to overshadow the big news he helped save jobs at that carrier plant to deliver a raucous rally. overnight president-elect donald trump back in his element, taking his post-election show on the road for a thank you tour. >> i'm here today for one main reason, to say thank you to
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election said it was a time to come together as a country back in battle mode. >> although we did have a lot of fun fighting hillary, didn't we? >> reporter: his supporters erupt into a chant of lock her up then just like he did during the campaign. >> very dishonest i'm. >> reporter: trump going after the media. >> i love this stuff. should i go on with this just a little bit longer? >> reporter: and defending some of his wall street cabinet pi commerce. well, that's because this guy knows how to make money, folks. >> reporter: the president-elect surprising the crowd and even his own staff with an impromptu announcement. >> we are going to appoint mad dog mattis as our secretary of defense. defense. mad dog. he's great.
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being relentless and outspoken. mattis led a marine division during the invasion of iraq and headed the united states central command from 2010 to 2013. he earned his nicknames mad dog and the warrior monk for his attention to military tactic answer strategy. >> they say he's the closest thing to again george patton that we have and it's about time. it's about time. >> reporter: as for come soon. the president-elect saying this about mitt romney, his one-time foe now a contender for the job. >> we got along very well. he was very, very nice, very nice in terms of his remarks afterwards and i think it was very good. we have some terrific people and terrific people to come. >> reporter: now we do want to mention general mattis likely will be confirmed but it is not a done deal because the defense secretary has to be out of the
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and, george, already some democrats are saying they're going to block the congressional waiver he needs to be approved. >> yeah, they're saying they're not going to vote for it. to that clash between trump and clinton aides. it happened at harvard where campaign teams meet to go over the race, usually it's pretty civil. last night heated and personal. the feelings clearly raw. take a look. >> i would rather lose than win the way you guys did. >> no, you wouldn't. >> yes. >> no, you wouldn't. >> yes, no you wouldn't respectfully. do you think i ran a campaign where white supremacists had a platforming. >> it did. >> do you think you could have had a decent message for the white working class voters? you think this woman who has nothing in common with anybody -- >> i'm not saying that's why you won but that's the kind of campaign that was run. >> how about, it's hillary clinton. she doesn't connect with people. how about they have nothing in common. >> i would just say hillary did win the popular vote.
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>> he was the better candidate. >> let's have the debate. >> let's not. excuse me. >> 2.5 million americans thought she was the better candidate. >> we're going to keep talking about the popular -- >> if you wanda go back -- >> i just want to go back to the 270 or the 306 that we won because that's how you won the presidency and we did it. >> kellyanne conway, it did get heated last night. thank you for joining us this morning. now, it's unlikely you'll ever win over clinton aides but how about her voters. president-elect trump lost the popular vote. how does president-elect trump reach out to that majority of voters who did not support him? >> george, he keeps doing what he said he promised to do on election night which is be the president of all americans including those who did not vote for him and already reaching out to people in many different ways. look, i understand it was a bruising campaign. i understand the clinton team and most people in america never even thought about the possibility that the other candidate, donald trump, might
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50 states and won 2600 counties and turned 200 counties that president obama had carried over to the donald trump column. that doesn't happen because of a gym comey letter or doesn't happen because of media coverage. it happens when you have a message that connects with americans and you saw that message on display yesterday in indianapolis. donald trump before he's even inaugurated made good on the promise to keep american jobs in america. people want these kinds of results. and i just -- you know, that people can't get past the grief, denial and anger stage and into the acceptance stages defies what secretary clinton and president obama -- >> i want to talk about -- >> this is our president-elect. >> i want to talk about that carrier deal. you talk about the bruising campaign and seemed to continue in cincinnati. you had that crowd chanting "lock her up, lock her up." >> although we did have a lot -- >> that's the way they feel and there were the officials who are in charge of such things in the
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look at that again, but donald trump made very clear last week as the president-elect that he's moved on from that. that he's focused on -- more focused on health care, immigration, bringing jobs back to america. >> you're suggesting now that the trump administration may actually pursue prosecution? >> no, i'm not suggesting that at all. that would something i would not be able to say but reminding what he said last week, he's moving on to focus on the future, not the past and he the record he thinks that the clintons have suffered enough. of course, the department of justice, the different committee, fbi perhaps can take a different look but nobody expects and nobody is talking about that right now. i think yesterday was just a great day for him to say thank you to 18,000 people at a rally in cincinnati. thank you to carrier for working with this would-be administration and keeping these 1,000 jobs here in america. that's what people want and
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journal" usually an ally of republican presidents had an editorial saying -- called trump's carrier shakedown his carrier shakedown they wrote is a short-term political victory that will hurt workers and the economy if it becomes the norm for the next four years. are you worried about that? >> we don't look at this as a political victory. we don't look at this as political at all but a victory for the worker at carrier. you know, donald trump gave voice to his ability to the forgotten man and forgotten woman. he made an example of c perhaps could work with his incoming administration to keep these jobs here. this is the way -- this is the way things should work where you have private companies and the administration, frankly, working together to find a solution. this has been people's frustration with washington for decades is that you're not forced to solve anything. you're just forced to talk about it. you saw on display the way things will work in a trump/pence administration. the usa is open for business.
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president trump on twitter. he sent out the tweet saying he would have won the popular vote if millions of illegal voters are not voted. that claim is groundless. isn't it irresponsible for a president-elect to make false statements like that? >> i think it's groundless for -- talk about fake news. the fake news is that somehow the popular vote is more important than the electoral college vote now. i watched abc and other networks religiously, george. all i saw was road to 270. i never heard road to no one is questioning -- no one is questioning the victory. i said is it proipt, is it responsible for a president-elect to make false statements like that. >> well, first many people are questioning the victory. you got people spending millions of dollars wasting money and time in the clinton and stein camp in wisconsin, michigan, tried in pennsylvania to recount. not everybody has, quote, accepted the election results but to your question, the president-elect has been talking to different people including
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number of illegal votes that may have been cast and i believe that he bases his information on that. >> there is no evidence that there were millions of illegal votes. zero. >> there's also no evidence that a recount is going to change the results in wisconsin, michigan and pennsylvania, but we, the victors, continue to be -- we're the only people asked about the election results and about who voted and who didn't vote but this whole discussion about the popular vote is -- it's, frankly, you are know, it's fr can't accept the election results as to why the election results where the people have spoken and given donald trump well over 270 electoral vote, 306 including michigan, wisconsin and pennsylvania that republicans have not won in decades, they're just trying to -- they're trying to deny him his rightful victory and i think those who won't accept the election results and are engineering this million dollar waste of money, millions of dollars waste of money in these states recounting the vote should be asked the question why
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president-elect to form his government the way president obama and secretary clinton have suggested they would like to do. >> is that statement by president-elect trump true? >> i'm sorry? >> is that statement by president-elect trump true? >> well, he's been receiving information about the irregularities and about the illegal votes, particularly from sources, officials like kris kobach as i mentioned, but he is to the rest. the country the way he feels. just the way the clinton team is pretending that the scapegoat in this election is jim comey. pretending that a lack of an economic message for those who feel that their jobs are being threatened is sufficient, a lack of a message that really gave a visionary uplifting aspirational way of looking at things in those closing days and hillary clinton's message was all
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we're just asked about donald trump's tweets and we're just asked about different things that he says on the trail. there is no trail anymore. he's the president-elect. and i think what people will see is strong leadership in nominating mad dog mattis for secretary of defense. i think they'll see strong leadership in keeping those jobs in indianapolis. these are the results america wanted. >> kellyanne conway, thanks for coming on and answering questions this morning. >> thank you. >> all right, george. we move on to that new warning about another storm heading for the south as the region recovers from those das and fires. rob, i know you're tracking it all. >> these storm also go right over the same areas. this was an ef-3 and fires around gatlinburg, tennessee, over 300 homes and businesses. they'll be able to go back in their homes today. it will be dry today and tomorrow. beyond that not so sure. rain developing across texas. during the day sunday, another round. this could bring severe weather
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exceed 6 inches of rain in some spots, behind this is the coldest air of the season. we'll talk more about that in five minutes. we move on to that deadly road rage incident in louisiana where former nfl player joe mcknight was killed during an argument, the shooter in custody and mara schiavocampo has the details. % he was a star running back. >> mcknight into ravens territory. >> reporter: first in college for usc. >> mcknight trying to dance to the outside. >> reporter: and then later for >> 107 yards. >> reporter: but this morning 28-year-old joe mcknight is dead, authorities believe the victim of a road rage incident in new orleans. the shooting reported just before 3:00 p.m. thursday. a witness saying she saw two men arguing before mcanything was shot. >> that man just shot that man. >> reporter: first responders rushing to the scene performing cpr on mcknight as police took the alleged shooter into custody.
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interviewing the shooter in this case who stayed on the scene, relinquished his weapon to our officers, an individual identified as ronald gasser, a white male, 54 years of age. >> reporter: now, this is not the first tragic road rage incident in new orleans. just this april former new orleans st. football several times in the back. now, as for the suspect in mcknight's shooting police say they do expect to file charges and, robin, he leaves behind a young son. tragic story. now to a terrifying school incident, a 15-year-old utah boy walking into his junior high with two guns firing off a shot before his parents jumped in stopping a potentially deadly scenario. abc's linsey davis with all the details. >> reporter: this morning police
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noticing something wasn't quite right and spring nothing action to prevent a disaster in the making. >> student with a gun the mueller park junior high. there was an active shooter possibly with a 12 gauge shotgun. >> reporter: 8:13 a.m. when police got the call. >> we have a kid with a gun. he has a gun. did he actually fire off any rounds? >> he did. >> reporter: a student with a gun at mueller park junior high school outside salt lake city. >> i was just like so in shock covered. >> reporter: police say a 15-year-old student armed with a 12 gauge shot gun and a 9 millimeter handgun shot one shot into the ceiling. his parents were already on the way concerned about his recent behavior and noticed two guns missing from their home and rushed to the school, heard the shot and went toward the sound. >> a teacher and a student in that room engaged him verbally in trying to talk him out of doing this.
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big role in the outcome today. >> reporter: witnesses say the parents did disarm their son. everyone at the school is safe now after they acted so quickly. the community is certainly thankful to them this morning. robin. >> absolutely. linsey, thank you. to amy with the morning's other top stories and still anything of all those people in tennessee in it is a very tough situation. there the death toll in fact from those historic fires is now 11. mud slides and blocked roads have hampered the search for survivors in remote owners in gatlinburg are being allowed back into that area to survey the damage for the first time. well, russia's spacecraft carrying cargo to the international space station burned up in the atmosphere breaking up minutes after this launch. it was carrying food and fuel. it is unclear what caused the malfunction. well, princess cruise lines will pay a record $40 million fine after pleading guilty to pollution charges. authorities say five ships were
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they say crew members conspired to cover up that process. in philadelphia the fbi is searching for the man in a video who dropped off a package last week. they say it contained a homemade explosive device which later seriously injured the homeowner. police have not yet identified a motive in that case. then finally the most bizarre mug shot we have seen in quite a while. take a look for yourself. yeah, this jailbird in oregon had a parrot with him when arrested. d outside in a tree. last we heard the man was in jail. the parrot flew the coop, no, his friend actually came. his friend actually came and picked up the bird and hoping to be reunited soon. >> since when do you get to choose how you'll take your picture? >> i'm surprised they're like, that's cool. totally fine. >> in the chyron, jailbird in the chyron. >> i do my best. you're welcome. >> rob, what about the deep freeze. >> a mild fall. this is the temperature reading
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the coal air is building and going towards the south. by end of next week windchills below zero. temperatures in the mid-70s today. heading into tomorrow, temperatures warming up slightly, but we'll take it. it's a cool morning with
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good morning on a friday. what a difference a cold front makes we're clear, gotten rid of the haze and the humidity. very dry because of that that have fallen into the 50s. comfortable low 60s and winding down the shot to see at this hour mid-40s at crystal river. 50s elsewhere, despite the chilly start with the low humidity readings here with the dew points in the 40s and 50s, we'll warm things up. 25 degrees cooler than this time yesterday. like wise for the rest of the
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dramatic. 25 degrees difference. we're going to warm things up this afternoon. we'll do that with low humidity. the humidity increases a little bit, not so much on saturday and sunday but definitely on monday. rain chances are back too monday
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made a major announcement appointing james mattis as his defense second. also wicked weather moving in. a live look at tennessee. that state already devastated by wildfires. now a new storm is on the way. it's going to bring heavy rains and flooding. and cue the music, you guys know this song. ? everywhere you look ? >> swaying and -- >> i still hear that song. my kids watch it all the time still. it lives on in what, that famous house is now for sale and you're never going to guess who is buying it and what they're going to do with it. >> george stephanopoulos is going to move there. >> that house gets so much attention. >> didn't you go there? yeah, yeah. selfies with it. >> did not make an offer on it. >> we'll have that coming up. first we begin with that abc news exclusive, the husband of the california mom who went missing for three week, she's now safely home but the search
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abc's matt gutman was the first to sit down with her husband. >> reporter: what was perhaps most jarring about keith papini's description of sherri's captivity was the inhuman conditions, almost no food, cold and she was shackled and hooded almost all of the time, cursed and kicked and then as mysteriously as she disappeared, she reappeared thanksgiving morning. >> my home phone rang. i pick it up. and it was a and it was a very mixed emotion, it was my wife screaming in the background yelling my name. >> reporter: it was the first time keith papini had heard his wife sherri's voice since she disappeared three weeks earlier. >> and a chp officer, he said i need you to be calm. i need you to be calm. >> he's talking to sherri.
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>> reporter: his wife calling from the cell phone of a police officer after she had been let out on the side of the road by her captors 150 miles from home, a chain around her waist, a bag over her head. >> so then i get the phone and, oh, my god, honey, of course, she she's creaming, it's very emotional and i love you, i love you. oh, my god. you're here, you're back. where are you? and then the phone gets like taken away from her like super quick. >> reporter: he heard her voice beloved. finding her in the hospital with bruises to her face, her long blond hair chopped off. a message branded into her skin. authorities now working feverishly to piece together the clues of what happened to sherri. >> she related that both of the subjects spoke in spanish the majority of the time of her captivity. >> reporter: the sheriff describing her abduction in excruciating detail. >> she was held against her will
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sherri's head was covered. i will confirm that the suspects did brand her. >> reporter: my sense is if you combine all of the things going on with sherri of human branding, starvation, being brutalized or maybe even tortured, shackled, eyes covered is that you really are throwing all of the variables you would use to break somebody destroy their previous identity and get them to your way of thinking, whatever that might be. >> reporter: but she wasn't destroyed. instead she has reunited with her family, keith remembering the moment he got to tell his son that sherri was coming home. >> and i sat him down and i was on my knees. he was standing up and i said, you know, you know what, buddy, i found mom. and he got the biggest grin and
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is she? >> sherri's now focused on recovery spending every wake moment with keith and those kids but in her mind she also never left them. keith told me in captivity sherri found a patch of cloth and that she cradled it as if it were her daughter violet and keith says that's one of the things that kept her going psychologically throughout that entire ordeal. >> but physically can you continue to tell us how she's doing. >> she's doing better now but she was pretty banged up. we've seen pictures of it was almost unrecognizable. a family friend who hugged her after the ordeal said that he could basically wrap his arms around her twice. she was so thin, she lost about 15% of her body weight down to 87 pounds so she was banged up. >> yes, we've heard over and over again about the branding and the message. did they tell you at all what that message was that was branded on her. >> keith refused to talk about what happened. he said there were multiple burns on her body. we don't know what they were or if there was a message on them
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but certainly it seems cruel almost beyond comprehension. >> where does the investigation tan now. >> she didn't see them. she says she saw basically only their eyes so investigators don't have much to go on. they're thinking of doing a composite sketch of her but they're also trying to rely on her other senses. did she hear something nearby, a train, church bells, traffic. did she feel something? what was the room like, anything to get a clue to get them somewhere. >> you spent a lot of time with keith. you know, there are a lot of peopleha so public with all this? >> i think they needed to clear their name. there were so many conspiracies out there about keith being involved, about sherri somehow disappearing herself. about all of this being a hoax. they wanted to come to us, tell their story and for it to be out there and public. but one of the most -- one of the things that truly stunned me how compelling keith was. he was so candid. so honest and one of the things you'll see tonight on this "20/20" is his description of
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but joyous also. >> glad they're reunited. great job. i know you have so much more you're going to share with that exclusive interview with him on a special edition of "20/20" that's tonight at 10:00 p.m. eastern on abc. >> thank you, matt. very well done. we'll move on. today marks the first anniversary of that here risk terrorist attack in san bernardino that left 14 dead, 22 seriously injured and this morning many victims are still fighting for needed treatments, one of the big questions, who should pay. our chief investigative good morning, brian. >> good morning, george. the murderous rampage of that terrorist subpoena syed farook and tashfeen malik forever changed the lives of so many in san bernardino and many of the survivors are telling abc news they're going through a second trauma, a betrayal being refused treatment and therapy for their wounds both physical and mental. amanda was the partner of the shooter, syed farook at the san
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department. >> we have an active shooter. we need an entry treatment now. >> reporter: he did not spare her in the attack. rescuers found her shot twice in the leg having lost half her blood. >> she tells me where she had been shot, she tells me that she's going to die and not to let her die. >> i was begging, please help me. please help me. >> i looked down at her and said you're not going to die today. >> reporter: amanda lived but today one year later she is still in pain. told by the county claims administrator she says that a needs were too expensive under california workman's compensation guidelines. >> i was shocked and i need a surgery. surgery. >> reporter: they won't pay. >> they do not want to pay for it. >> reporter: without that are you in pain. >> yes, i'm in pain every single day. >> reporter: she is not the only one of the county employees in the room that day who say they are not getting what they need. >> my medications got denied. like just cut off in october.
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everybody medication, therapy and surgeries. >> reporter: first betrayed by a fellow worker, the survivors say they are being betrayed again. >> we are survivors of a terrorist attack and we are being betrayed by our employer, the county of san bernardino. >> reporter: the county says it is now going to bring in a new outside set of claims adjusters to review the cases of those employees involved in the attack and in the case of amanda, she says after she went public and told the county t just yesterday the county agreed to deal with her hospital and let her surgery finally go ahead. >> the spotlight makes a big difference. thank you, brian. to michael. george, coming up on our big board, the holiday shopping clock is ticking, everybody. we have the scoop on two hidden days you may not know about for huge bargains. back in two minutes to talk
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we'll break down the morning's top story, dan abrams is here to lead us off and we'll lead off with dalia dippolito called the black dalia after she was talking about murder for hire and it is heading back to court for a retrial. real concerns she will get a fair day in court and let's take a look at the tape where she appears to pay an undercover police officer to murder her husband. >> he gets two in the back of his he had, you're not goi your mind. >> i'm positive like 5,000% sure. i'm a lot tougher than i look. >> pretty powerful. convicted in that first trial but it was overturned. >> based on the jury being tainted. during the jury selection process in the first case, one of the jurors prospective sdwrors said something about her trying to poison her husband. the rest of the people who were sitting in the room heard it. many so of them ended up on the jury.
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unfair to allow them to serve on the jury considering they heard that. now they're having additional jury problems. this time they're trying to interview the jurors one by one, right, so they don't have that same problem. no big room, no big group. one by one. well, it turns out this time there was a door open apparently in the courtroom so all the people waiting in the hallway, the prospective jurors it turns out could hear some of what was happening in the courtroom and one of theprospective jurs goodness, we need to start this process again so it's been delayed to prevent the exact sort of problem that happened the first time. >> just close the door. >> that's what they did. the first thing they did is close the door. >> assuming they can pick a jury for the trial what is her defense? >> i think it's going to be a little different in the sense that she may testify this time. she didn't testify in the first case and i think she's going to have to testify this time around. she's doing two thing, number one she's saying she was set up by the police and number two she
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reality show. i didn't really mean what i said. when you see my reaction, when you hear me saying those things, that was all just a show. i was just putting it on. >> it's not a reality show. >> and it's a tough, tough defense and that's why i hi she's got to take the tan this time around. >> all right. reality show, huh? >> quite a defense. >> i never heard that before. >> we'll change gears and go from that to the christmas countdown clock is ticking, everybody. if you deals on black friday and cyber monday, don't worry, becky worley has hidden holiday bargains for shoppers out there. becky, 23 days left till christmas. i'm one of those shoppers. where are the deals to be had? there's a little bit of deal reporras for those who didn't grab them over the weekend but, listen, we've got you covered. lots of sites continuing cyberweek savings. that's a thing now, maybe it's not the big 40% off deals, we're talking 10%, 15%.
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this, about under the radar sales coming on the second monday in december. that's the 12th. retailers starting to refer to this as -- a secret shopping day, it's green monday. the third busiest online shopping day of the year. so whenever there's that much money at stake retailers will fight for your dollars and do that with sales. no specifics yet but last year we saw like 80 bucks off ipads. 30% off laptops and also one more calendar item, december 18 free shipping day. that signals the last day you'll be sure to get free shipping from the big retailers. no shipping remorse allowed on my watch, michael, so get your online shopping done. >> where do we get to the point where we name every single day between thanksgiving and christmas. >> i can't keep up. >> 25% of the cyber monday sales were made using smartphones this year. i do most of my shopping online. store, on line. >> i'm a store guy. >> i'm online.
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>> becky, you're online, right? >> for the boring stuff like paper towels and, you know, birthday presents that happen for the birthday parties that the kids have every single weekend but i'm kind of a shop local. it's good for the town, also i'm a secondhand shopper so that's hard to do online. you know, i'm frugal so you guys, there are a couple more little sales. >> get to compare the prices. >> yeah, that's right. sales that are ava see it, touch it, make sure it's what i expect. >> particularly for clothes for you. it's not an easy fit. i can take it right off the rack. it's not the case -- >> if i get it off the rack, three watches and read them all. thank you so much. coming up in two minutes, buzz aldrin's health scare. the former astronaut evacuated from the south pole and taken to the hospital. we've got the latest on his condition coming up.
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we're back with buzz aldrin's health scare. the former astronaut evacuated from the south pole after he became sick and t.j. holmes is here with the latest. good morning, to you, t.j. >> hey, robach, the man made it to the moon and back. you think an intercontinental trip wouldn't be a big deal. it became hairy because of where he was. a place that can take five days to get to and temperatures reach 100 bolo and the last place you want to have a medical emergency. buzz aldrin is recovering this morning and by all spirits after falling ill in one of the most remote regions on earth, the south pole. the american hero and apollo 11 astronaut was there with a tour group but had to be medically evacuated and rushed to this new zealand hospital. >> hey, got the flag up now and can see the stars and stripes. >> reporter: he conquered the moon, selfies from orbit and even the waltz on "dancing with the stars." ? i see trees of green ? >> reporter: but at 86 years old
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journey. making it to the south pole after lifting off from antarctica with his tour group. >> buzz aldrin and he's a national treasure, so, yeah, we wanted to take very good care of him and spent a lot of time preparing for the trip in order to do so. >> reporter: the ceo of the adventure company white desert says thursday's sudden evacuation came after his condition deteriorated. but previous rescue missions have had to contend with temperatures 68 degrees below darkness but lucky for them it's actually spring at the south pole right now. all right, so he is in stable condition. resting comfortably and get this, they tweeted out a picture while he was in the hospital showing him at the south pole. just want everybody to know he did make it. yeah. >> quick trip. >> he was there. >> appreciate that. t.j., have a great weekend. >> all right. we have a great second half of friday coming up because we have john legend. we'll get you ready for the
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live, from the station taking action for you, this is abc action news. good morning. we are following a serious crash over in semitruck. just before u.s. 17, west of u.s. 17, ronald reagan parkway blocked now. not really affected 17. this is looking great and one of the alternates to the crash. as soon as we found out more, we'll bring it to you here and on twitter on tampa bay traffic. we had a crash around 34th street they just have just moved it
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roadblock or delays on i-4. 16 minutes from 75 to 275. crossing the bridges, we're slow, 14 minutes to get across. not to bad. 8 minutes to cross the bridge. thank you. good morning on a friday. much cooler than yesterday morning. a front came through and look at the it's not comfortable. crystal river, that was our morning low, but milder as you work your way further south. east doppler quiet now. we're left with clear skies and that continues throughout the day. the front that brought us fantastic weather is down south. we'll tap into the cool air for another morning and warming things up. we should hit the 70s.
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changes by sunday, a little more humidity. temperatures in the 80s. we'll have the dew points back in the tropical range and going back and forth. tuesday with the next storm system coming in, it's the best rain chance in a while not just a light shower moving through. we'll watch that and another system coming in by thursday and
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good mo good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. nasty showdown. almost one month after the election clinton and trump's campaign teams clash in front of a crowd. their war of words that got tempers flaring. it's the case that america cannot stop t stunning story of a mother returned to her family as we hear exclusively from her husband about their moment their son learned mom was coming home. >> i said, you know what, buddy, i found mom. >> this morning, what elizabeth smart is saying to "gma" about the kidnapping and john walsh on the long road to recovery. he's the forward thinking ceo. she's a sports legend. how they're joining forces to revolutionize the workplace for women and level the playing
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? love me now ? >> it's a legendary friday. john legend here dishing on chrissy and performing his brand-new hit with one big live surprise. and he is singing. >> good mornin >> good morning, america. >> we certainly do say good morning, america. great way to wrap up the week. john legend is taking over times square. he's everywhere. >> he is >> he's everywhere and won everything. ten grammy, an oscar, a golden globe. he does it all, sings, in his new movie coming up, "la la land" and a powerful performance and his baby luna right there in a baby and he and his wife chrissy and posted another picture saying, good morning, america, 5:00 a.m. sound check. pray for me. i love that. >> we feel your pain, john. >> have him walk in the halls early in morning puts a smile on
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energy. >> amen. >> about him and "la la land," incredible. we also have the coffee on. he's revealing his favorite christmas cookie. that would be john, he has a christmas cookie he and chrissy make together. they've shared the recipe with us. we're sharing it with you so we'll have that i believe online. where are the cookies? >> i'm hungry. >> first the morning rundown from amy. >> good morning, guys. the big story president-elect donald trump back on stage and banking in his victory rally in cincinnati. he took a jab at hillary clinton and slanled the media. he also revealed a major cabinet choice. abc's tom llamas has all the latest. good morning to you, tom. >> reporter: amy, good morning. president-elect trump making a major announcement during the kickoff of his thank you tour here in cincinnati last night. in front of a very raucous crowd that at times starting chanting "lock her up" in regards to hillary clinton, president-elect trump surprising those in the crowd and even some in his own
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jim mattis to be his department of defense second. mad dog mattis as some have called him is known to be relentless and outspoken. here's how president-elect trump described him. >> he's the closest thing to general george patton that we have and it's about time. >> reporter: president-elect trump also working on other selections to his cabinet including the post of secretary of state. now, last night he was asked about mitt romney and some of the bad blood that between trump and romney during the primaries, president-elect trump saying this. we get along very well. he was very, very nice in terms of his remarks afterwards and i think it was very good. expect to see much more of the president-elect out across the country as he continues his thank you tour over the next several weeks. amy. >> all right, tom, thank you. we now have the audiotape from an event at harvard university when a shouting match erupted between aides for hillary clinton and donald trump, each side exposing the
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>> do you think i ran a campaign where white supremacists had a platform? you're going to look me in the face and tell me that? >> it go. kellyanne conway, it did. >> they traded accusations during a post-election forum and earlier on "gma" trump's senior adviser kellyanne conway told george it is time for everyone to move forward. >> the idea that people can't get past the grief, denial and anger stage and into the acceptance stages really defies what secretary clinton and president obama themselves had said which is this is our >> today trump is meeting with the democratic senator from north dakota who could be up for a cabinet position, as well. well, those devastating wildfires in tennessee's great smoky mountains are now blamed for 11 deaths. firefighters have put out most of the flames but they're watching several hot spots, more residents are returning to their homes and nearby dollywood theme park re-opens today. the nfl is mourning the death of joe mcknight killed in what appears to be a case of
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after an argument on a street in suburban new orleans. mcknight died right on the scene. police say the shooter then surrendered. now to an incredibly close call for a woman in europe literally saved by a pole. a crash sent an out-of-control car ka reap nothing her but the lamppost on that street in poland saved the day bringing the car to a stop. look at that. and no one remarkably was seriously injured. and finally 'tis the season this one caught our eye. a christmas tree made of -- who do you think those are? beer cans. a guy in australia, got a big yeah from the control room. used the green cans from a local brew stacking them 15 feet high but you know what he did it for a good cause asking everyone who stops by to look to give a small donation to alzheimer's research and maybe share a beer or two because apparently it's really hot in australia this time of year and instead of eggnog they just drink a cool beer.
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>> is that your australian -- >> somewhere in between. >> thank you for reporting that. >> i love you, robin, thanks, amy. >> that's right. that's also australian accent. >> thank you for clarifying. "pop news" time, everybody. i love this story. "full house" creator jeff franklin is making himself home in the san francisco iconic house. you'll recall the tanner house so belove former owner couldn't take it, the visitors and selfies taking pictures out front and put it on the market. who better to buy it? franklin paid $4 million for the victorian in the pacific heights neighborhood and already painted the front door back to the same shade of red when the show hit the air 30 years ago. the location team picked that house in the '80s and now he will use it to shoot scenes in
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"fuller house" and have fan events and eventually rent it out to the public. sounds like he'll recoup his money. >> 4 mill. >> 4 mill. >> that's a bargain in san francisco. >> the house needs work, the foundation, so if you want to go take pictures there with your family, there's a little bit of construction. >> the most amazing thing, almost 30 years ago, wow. >> i know, the way i remember just because of the little baby. the olsen girls are now all grown up. also i " morning, the top baby names for 2016 according to the website, the top five names, exactly the same as last year, jackson number one followedly aidan, lucas, liam and noah and number one girls name is sofia, i know you have a sofia at home. >> yes, i do. >> not to worry, isabella also on the list. >> bam. there we go. >> no argument, girls. she's number six, the top five for girls sofia, emma, olivia,
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name and then new to the top ten for girls, charlotte, aria and riley. no lara, no robin, their loss. thank you. and then something different. university of wisconsin green bay topping into technology for a new spin on the traditional acceptance letter. the college telling prospective students you're in using snapchat to go along with the standard welcome packet. the school is connecting with incoming platform to let them know they've been aaccepted faster than ever before and the institution says it's able to see when a student opens their message and so far admitted students are so psyched going as far as replying with excited selfie snaps back to the university. >> somebody is going to snap every applicant. >> yeah, technology, millennials. times are changing. that's "pop news," everybody. >> another great week of "pop news." thank you, lara.
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welcome back to "gma" and that is sherry papini and her family. earlier we heard what sherri went through while held captive for 22 days and her family is looking ahead to a long road to recovery. we spoke with elizabeth smart, a kidnapping survivor about the case and how to heal. abc's paula faris is here with more and good morning, paula. >> good morning to you, michael. elizabeth smart is now 29 years old. she is married and she's an advocate for victims of abuse. she says that sherry papini will probably never go back to normal
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new normal. it's the case that has america talking. 34-year-old sherri papini found thanksgiving morning by the side of the road after being kidnapped and stormed for thee week. >> sherri did receive injuries over this three-week period in which she was abducted and held captive. >> reporter: her husband exclusively telling abc news -- >> she had a metal -- sorry, a chain around her waist, that is correct, a bag over her head. >> reporter: he talked about the moment he mom was coming home. >> you know, you know what, buddy, i found mom. and -- >> reporter: it's an astonishing and emotional story, one that elizabeth smart can identify with. she was just 14 years old when she was abducted and held captive for nine months. she asked her what it must be like for sherri papini right now. >> it's really important for people to realize that when a survivor comes back, whatever
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>> reporter: elizabeth telling us overnight what kept her going during her own ordeal. >> i found my one thing that i could hold on to no matter what that my captors couldn't take away from me or change that was my family and i would imagine that the same would be true for sherri. i would imagine that she held on to them. she survived for them. >> reporter: longtime victims' advocate john walsh weighing in on the case and the road to recovery. >> mind-breaking experience. people have to be patient. patient with these victims because they've been through hell. >> i would suggest to sherri to focus on herself, focus on her family, focus on healing. you never go back to normal. you have to find a new normal. >> it's all about finding that new normal for sherri but elizabeth is encouraging sher remember that the best punishment a victim can ever give is to take their life back
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only allows the perpetrator to steal for innocence that's been taken. she'll probably have feelings of anger. it's okay to be mad but you just can't lose hope and knows the family, probably her kids that got her through the ordeal and it'll be her family and kids that will get her through the next couple of steps. >> i know all of them are happy she's home. >> so happy for her two young sons. >> thank you, paula. can you see much more of sherri papini's story including our exclus "20/20" tonight at 10:00 p.m. right here on abc. robin. >> all right, michael. coming up how a sports legend a forward thinking ceo are trying to level the playing field for everyone. that's coming up and a huge surprise we can only pull off
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all right. girls from texas. welcome. welcome to "gma." >> good morning. >> where you from? >> gallop, new mexico. >> i love it. they're all standing by for john that is that is a lively crowd outside. not every day you see your face on a t-shirt. well deserved. >> i was hoping you didn't see that. >> we saw it, baby. we saw it. i have been looking forward to sharing this with you.
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biggest moments in sports history when she took down bobby -- that was more than 40 years ago waging another battle. not on the tennis court, in the boardroom. i recently sat down with my good friend billie and marc benioff, the ceo of sales force to talk about how they're working together to fight for equality. billie jean king is phone for her legendary matches on the tennis court but she's also a passionate human rights activist. >> i felt like walked on a tightrope trying to be good to people, kind to people but also to give them a way to start advancing equality. it is so difficult. >> reporter: which is why in 2014 she started the billie jean king leadership initiative to create equality in the workplace. >> we need more women and more african-american ceos and the lgbt community is important to
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self. important to listen to the ceos. >> reporter: one ceo in particular is making a difference. marc benioff, a philanthropist and leader of the groundbreaking company salesforce, one of the fastest growing technology companies in the world. >> billie is one of my heroes. i mean i've loved her forever and her fight for equality is a fight that we share at salesforce. i strongly believe that ceos today need to fight for their employees, for their equality. >> as a that without bold leadership, be bold, positive change won't happen. >> reporter: at billie's leadership symposium marc received the inspiring leader award, one of the night's highest honors. >> we have to fight for all equality for one simple reason. i the path to our own happiness. it's our own elevation. it's our own elation. it's our own enjoyment of our life all comes through equality. >> reporter: marc made headlines
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book, saw there was a difference in what he was paying men and women and fixed it overnight. >> with one button a ceo can push that button and make a change and that's the easiest change you can make and say, yes, equality for all. we pay women and men the same and that's really what we're standing for and that's just one of many parts of our foundation of equality. >> seeing how he looked at the data, he made equal pay for equal work, you know, he brought the women up to huge. that sends a such a strong message to the world and to the people that want to go to work. >> together this dynamic duo is moving the fight for equality forward and paving the way for future leaders from all walks of life. >> this is about what you and me and you can do to make the world better and whether it's public schools or pay equity or volunteerism for your favorite
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all of us to do one thing and if we can do one thing i know the world will be better. >> don't always dream. you still have to do it. dream big but then you do it. you can't just keep dreaming your whole life. i know some dreamers that they've drept their whole life and they haven't done anything either so you've got to make some goals and keep trying. >> yeah. >> good point. >> a great point. i know but every time i'm around billie she's a dear friend. you're just energized but what marc did was open the book, simple to see what you equal work so he's challenged other ceos to do that. you know that tennis match battle of the sexes was 1973. yes. >> it's being made to a movie. emma stone playing billie and steve carell. check out the resemblance. a picture that billie tweeted. >> let's go >> let's go upstairs to lara. >> the one, the only john legend. we love him so.
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surprise. what's the name of the album?
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live, from the station taking action for you, this is abc action news. good morning on this friday. look a capturing now on hillsboro avenue, a crash in the westbound lanes approaching 275. looks like two lanes blocked here on hillsboro and it's a pretty busy road for the morning commute. you might want to avoid hillsboro. we have a crash on 275 southbound just before you get
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really slowing things down too much. and we're watching this crash in daven port, ronald reagan parkway blocked and i did see the truck blocks the lanes. u.s. 17 is your alternate. cooler out there. roll the we have some 40s in the usual spot up across and checking in in the upper 50s, we're hitting 40s this morning. upper 50s to low 60s elsewhere. doppler looking good. the front down south. we'll have full sunshine today. not much in the way of clouds. very dry conditions. temperatures in the mid-70s.
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saturday. we are going into the 80s beginning sunday with humidity increasing, not so bad on sunday but it will start to get steamy next week and in fact it will set the stage for the next rain chance monday night and tuesday as well. staying mild in the 80s.
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? [ ap ? [ applause ] ? we said every day and we mean it because it continues to get >> thank you. >> thank you so much. [ applause ] and i know we're excited and i think they're more excited bit. lease not waste any more time. he is here to sing "love me now" and talk about his new movie "la la land" please welcome academy award winner, john legend. [ applause ] ? ?
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[ cheers and applause ] >> oh. >> they're good. look at all these cookies. >> your favorite, right? >> i'm so excited right now. >> what is -- >> is this peanut butter? >> yes. >> and chocolate chips? >> yes. >> this is the recipe we -- >> the oatmeal peanut butter chocolate chip. charge is really good. >> we're going to share it. >> i can't these until after i sing, i have to tell you the truth. >> do you have to be careful -- >> i can't before i sing so, you know -- >> all clear. >> maybe that's been my problem. >> yeah. yeah. >> all these years. >> all these year, too much chocolate. >> so we want to hear all about "darkness and light," the movie. we'll get to that. we have a couple of topics to share with you. jump in any time. you guys are pretty prolific on social media. >> sure. >> a lot of people -- i think your wife likes to hashtag. >> occasionally hashtag. "darkness and light" is the
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turnturned hashtags into a business. >> who is paying her? >> a lot of people. a lot of people. she does it for weddings. >> we are right now. >> using the power of puns to break into the wedding hashtag business. and i've never heard of a wedding hashtag. mariel whackum and customized sr hashtags for weddings. dubbed the best or worst idea she's ever had but judging by her hashtag skills we think she is brilliant. she was doing it for some of her friends because she just had a way with words for their weldings. after 20 she said there's a little bit -- there's a business here. >> people pay her to do this. >> like, for example, john legend plus chrissy teigen, hher hashtag is the man, the miss, the legends. the legends. [ applause ] supply feel like she should be
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george stephanopoulos and ali, ali went greek in the knees. >> the >> these are like mouthfuls. >> they are. you can see them. gao clooney and amal clooney, hashtag, hashtag, amal yours george. a single wedding hashtag. send in the feel you want and i three wedding hashtag. i do intn't know why you'd want three. >> donald trump had three wives. >> so, anyway, good for you muir yale determining puns. i could be with all my puns -- >> you could do it. >> i could have some sort of pun business. >> competing business. >> muriel, i'm coming after you. >> what if you just use it and didn't pay her. i feel like she would tell you, no, i don't want to use it and
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>> misbehavior from mr. legend. a new job. what else we got? anybody? am i doing topic two too. let's talk to john legend. [ cheers and applause ] >> john, when last you were here you said about the new music it's the best of your career and the reviews say the same thing that this is your best work. >> this is your moment. >> i feel good. i feel good about it. the thing is you can't believe the artist w it's their best work because every artist thinks their current album is their best album because they just spent all this time working on it but a lot of my friends and people around me feel like we put something really special into this album and i'm just excited for people to finally hear it. the hardest part is just keeping it contained when you're finished, when you master it and are like, oh, and it's got to go through all this marketing and wait months for it to come out. >> what was different about it for you. >> i think just growing up and
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years and having a baby and all those other things forms your perspective and makes you look at the world more differently and helped me write songs and help me be inspired to write better music. >> it is reflected in your music and as lara was alluding to we follow you on instagram and other places and that beautiful birthday that your wife had recently. how you -- >> we had a nice time in mexico. just the two of us in cabo and spent three days there and, you know, we have a lot of work do and i have an album to promote but wanted to spend a few days just relaxing. >> this is your first christmas with luna. >> yes, it is. yes. >> but, chrissy, she said -- [ applause ] yes, congrats. nothing like it. but chrissy says she gets you the same thing every year for christmas. >> she gets me a bag every year because i'm like a simple guy like i travel all the time and i like have a nice bag to put my computer in and my stuff and so
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be really exciting of the it's the first time at our new house. we've never had our own christmas at home. we usually travel somewhere, go to some family member's house or go on vacation and this is our first time actually having a tree at home in our own place and we have a new baby. >> starting your family tradition. >> yes, exactly. excited about your movie "la la land." yes. >> i mean, people -- [ cheers and applause ] >> awesome. >> you want to see a little bit of "la la land"? here it is. >> you playing to 90-year-olds at the lighthouse, where are the kids? where are the young people? you're so obsessed with kenny clark and thelonious monk. these guys were revolutionaries. how are you going to be a revolutionary if you're such a traditionalist? you're holding on to the past but jazz is about the future.
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you l you learned how to play the guitar for this. >> oh, sort of. i didn't really learn all the way. i just learned enough to where i could look like i was playing the guitar pretty well. >> how would you rate gosling on the piano in he was magnificent. he had to learn a lot more than i did because his character revolves around him playing the piano and he's like a serious jazz pianist and he had to look the part and spent a lot of time working on it and i was kind of jealous about how fast he i was playing since i was 4. it's not fair. but he's so good at preparing for these roles and he's so focused and, man, i just feel lucky to be in a cast with emma stone and ryan gosling, incredible. [ applause ] >> we're lucky because everybody here is excited. your album "darkness and light" drops today. comes out today. >> yes, right now. >> i have a question for our audience. who is a huge fan of the hit song "love me now" by john
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a lot of screa a lot of screaming people. so, you are dressed up nice, why do you love the song so much? >> well, i can't say it nearly as good as john did over there, but just, you know, we're -- my girlfriend and i were talking about it before we came here, just -- i just want to love her right now with all i got and everything i have and so just, you know, whatever happens l give her everything i have. >> you know the amazing thing it's your first time in new york, right? you want to do something for her. >> i did. >> we'll help you out with that. >> all right. >> i need you -- what's your name. >> adrienne. >> take a look over there. and i'll let you take it away. >> you know, you've been my rock just my everything to me. i love you with everything i got. will you marry me?
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[ cheers and applause ] >> there you g >> there you go. >> and you both served in the military and that's where you met. >> just me. >> but you've been in -- we just want to say we're so happy for you, congratulations to both of you. are you surprised? >> shocked. yes, >> yeah. >> enjoy your trip in new york. congratulations. we expect to have a hashtag for both of you and be invited to the wedding. how about that. >> absolutely. >> thank you so much. i really appreciate it. >> congratulations. i can't wait to talk about this when we go off camera. everybody stay right there. we'll be right back.
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that is t that is the latest out here in times square, george, back inside to you. >> thank you, rob. let's look ahead now because we are here with nicole hockley. four years ago this month she lost her 6-year-old son dylan in the sandy hook shooting and now on a mission to prevent that kind of violence and she's founding the sandy hook promise that just produced a new psa to recognize the warning signs that could trigger violence. they are easy to miss. watch this closely. see if you can catch then. it includes a moment that may children. take a look. ? ? he was never sure just how long he would last ? ? but there's not much love in a lonely room today is the day that johnny met june ? >> have >> have a good summer.
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>> he must be bored. >> this is the guy that i was writing to in the library. >> yeah, guilty. >> my god. >> so you like to write on desks. >> yeah. >> and nicole hockley joins us now. we saw that image right at the end but there was so much else going on in that psa. i could barely pick the stuff up. tell me what we missed. >> some of the signs we missed in that video were the background studying a weapons magazine which is a sign. we also saw the student being bullied in the hallway which is another warning signal and finally we saw the student studying other shootings and how to use these firearms. >> these are the signs that could easily be overlooked by parent, by teachers, what should parents be looking for? >> parents should be looking for any sort of extreme changes in their children, so this could be
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over a minor incident. it could be an extreme behavioral or anti-social behavior or excessive isolation and chronic bullying. these are all signs and signals and, of course, any overt threat, someone who is writing something or showing a picture of violence. >> without the overt threats, i mean, sometimes these behaviors can be triggered by other things as well but those are the kind of flags that go up. what should parents do when they happen. >> parents should take it seriously and get help immediately. don't ignore these signs and signals, get your child help. talk to the school. talk to local law enforcement. talk to a mental health professional but don't just think it's going to go away. if you're concerned about a behavior you're seeing, get help. >> gets a little trickier when it's someone else's child. >> yes. >> what can you do? >> you have to talk to that other parent. it is absolutely and critically important that parents talk to each other. if you're seeing signs and
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listen to that from you, then go seek help elsewhere but don't be that person that walks away and thinking, someone else will take care of it or someone else will do something. do something yourself because if you don't take action, it could lead to tragic consequences. >> you have been doing so much to honor the memory of your son dylan. what do you hope comes out of this. >> i want parents to know that gun violence and violence is preventible when you know the signs. this isn't something that we away from. it's something that we need to be up standards about and take action on because these are action that is can save thousands of lives. my son's death was preventable. other deaths are preventable as well. >> thank you for being on this mission. >> thank you, george. >> see the full psa at on yahoo! now upstairs to lara. our audience, so excited
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don't go anywhere. pipes are sounding good.
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? ? we are back now with john legend. his new album "darkness and light" is out today. he is about to perform "love me now" and when he released the mess ans of love so asked our audience to do the same. you'll see them as john performs "love me now." ? ? pulling me ? pulling me further further than i've been before ? ? making me stronger shaking me
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? i don't know what's in the stars never heard it from above ? ? the world isn't ours but i know what's in my heart ? ? if you ain' ? if you ain't mine i'll be torn apart ? ? i don't know who's gonna kiss you when i'm gone ? ? so i'm gonna love you now like it's all i have ? ? i know it'll kill me when it's over ? ? i don't wanna think about it i want you to love me now ? ? i don't know who's gonna kiss you when i'm gone ? ? so i'm gonna love you now like it's all i have ? ? i know it'll kill me when it's over ? ? i don't wan ? i don't wanna think about it i want you to love me now ? >> come on. ? love me now love me now ? ? oh oh love me now oh oh oh yeah ? ? love me now love me now
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? something inside us knows there's nothing guaranteed yeah ? ? girl i don' ? girl i don't need you to tell me that you'll never leave no ? ? when we've done all that we could to turn darkness into light turn evil to good ? w ?ve that perfect kind of love it could all fall apart ? ? and who's gonna kiss you when i'm gone oh i'm gonna love you now like it's all i have ? ? i know it'll kill me when it's over i don't wanna think about it i want you to love me now ? >> come on. ? love me now love me now oh love me now oh oh oh ?
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love me now love me now ? ? oh i don't ? oh i don't know how the years will go down it's all right let's make the most of every moment tonight ? ? i don't know who's gonna kiss you when i'm gone so i'm gonna love you now like it's all i have ? ? i know it'll kill me when it's over i don't wanna think about it i want you to love me now ? ? i don't know who's gonna kiss you when i'm gone so i'm gonna love you now like it's all i have ? ? and i know it'll kill me when it's over i don't wanna think about it i just wanna love you now ? ? love me now love me now oh ohh
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? love me now love me now love you now ? ? oh love me now oh oh oh oh ? [ cheers and applause ]
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? ? love me now ? our thanks to anthojohn leg. you can have a cookie now.
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>> wait a minute now. we have a surprise for everyone here in the audience. you've been so great and this album is new and it's yours. "darkness and light," everyone is going to get his album. [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. >> and we got -- we have to give a congratulations to our newly engaged couple. we're sending you both to wolfgang's new restaurant cut downtown at the four seasons. if fabulous. >> and we'd like to take one moment to wish our colleague she's heading off on maternity leave. we wish you the best. have a great friday, everybody.
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live, from the station taking action for you. this is abc action news good morning, everybody. we have a crash reported on 275 right at kennedy. what happens when we have a crash that backs things up on the howard franklin? we see a slowdown. but the good new, it's not really affecting your drive time. we're only m 9 minutes across the courtney campbell and 7 minutes across the bridge. we're watching the crash on hillsboro approaching 275. looks like a tow truck on the scene. cars seem to be doing just fine working around the crash. we're back in the green. we have a lot going on this weekend. a lot of parades.
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it's going to be fantastic. looking outside. the breakers there. gusty winds over the next couple days the issue is for boating. i think we'll be fine with the st. pete parade and winter festival. a lot going on and the cool weather is here. perfect timing. mid-and upper 50s at this hour, running 25 degrees cooler today than this time yesterday. the rest of 60s. we'll go into the 70s with the cool and dry air mass with the front all the way down in south florida. for us, dry, sunny throughout the day with temperatures in the mid-70s. temperatures so dry we won't make the clouds. that will change through the next couple days saturday and sunday as well. checking in on the extended forecast. dry weekend.
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