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good morning, america. deep freeze in that deadly winter storm sparked whiteout conditions and icy roads. three people killed in this 40-car pileup in michigan and the 70-car pileup in pennsylvania. half a foot of snow in the forecast. 16 states on alert. as the new storm heads for the midwest and then bone-chilling cold moves reality star president. >> you're fired. >> a stunning announcement from president-elect trump overnight staying on as executive producer of "celebrity apprentice" with arnold schwarzenegger as the host and hillary clinton re-emerges lashing out about those fake news stories. >> this isn't about politics or par partisanship. lives are at risk. holiday shopping alert. many four of your major stores are accused of deceptive
deals? miracle twins. the conjoined sisters successfully separated after 17 hours of surgery. >> grateful for the doctors. >> the hero team of 50 doctors and nurses delivering hope for the holidays. and good morning, america. we have a lot to get to but take a look outside. everyone bundled up there in times square. no mistaking it is december right now in that's right and the entire country nearly the entire country is below freezing with those windchills. there is near zero visibility in a lot of places. this is a look at the roads in cleveland. they are very treacherous as people are waking up and making their way into work today. >> out west, take a look at this message of solidarity from
the country. you didn't wear a jacket. >> i had a cozy sweater and got into a warm car so that might be why i didn't wear a jacket. right out to rob marciano who is in ellicottville, new york, where they are seeing a lot of snow this morning. good morning. >> not so warm here. snowing all night across western new york. the sidewalks and streets have been plowed several times already. about 10 inches falling here. 20 inches in some other spots. you know, it's been a pretty slow start to t a mild fall which has great lakes primed for a big snow event and this arctic blast is producing just that. overnight dangerous pileups across the great lakes as winter plows in with a vengeance. >> this is a skating rink. >> reporter: 70 vehicles slamming together on interstate 90 near eerie, pennsylvania. this is what it looked like stuck inside one of those tipped over vehicles. rescue crews racing to pull people out from the mess.
>> reporter: slick roads causing this 50-car pileup in lake county, ohio. and this crash in lansing, michigan, where three people died. the blinding snowstorms coming in fast. catching some people off guard. >> driving conditions in these lake-effect snow bands can deteriorate in a hurry. just ten minutes ago there was barely any snow. the storms fueled by that arctic blast moving over the warm great lakes. >> we're going to spin. >> reporter: the instability so strong in created this waterspout over l inches an hour. once you plow you got to replow and keep salting and plow yourself back up. >> reporter: nonstop. >> it is nonstop. definitely nonstop. >> and they're going to have their hands full again today. the roads in and out of these towns, they are dicey for sure. this snow is pretty light. i'm not sure that's good or bad for clearing roads but it's going to keep coming down. we expect at least another foot. lake-effect snow warnings in
a larger system coming on sunday which means it may be snowing for the buffalo bills game against the steelers sunday afternoon. guys, back to you. >> thank you, rob. you and everybody else be safe on the roads. let's go to ginger. more snow and colder temperatures on the way. >> that next widespread system that rob was just alluding to already creating a mess in nevada so they're also seeing the slide-off, and pileups and that will regenerate east of the rockies and drop snow and i'm talking a half foot or more chicago to milwaukee. right through parts of michigan that will getting hit and into parts of new york and new england. this will take us through the end of the weekend and then arctic air is coming along with it, right? so many folks feeling like winter this morning, the feels like in dallas, 28, nashville, 16. the 20s here but for minneapolis, minot, 26 below and, you guys, i don't want to show this. the arctic express will settle in by next week.
>> did you just say settle in? >> settle in, the pattern looks like december. >> oh. >> and below average. so sorry. >> i'm not sure we can thank you. but, mike, talking about that bills game, what was it like playing in the snow. >> i love it. you slide around and hit -- it's fun. >> you hit each other. >> it's more fun than cold rain. that's the worst. >> we'll move on now to the trump transition. night introduced their governor for ambassador to chain as we learn he plans to stay on as executive producer of "celebrity apprentice" while president. abc's tom llamas is in des moines with the story. good morning, tom. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. from a very chilly iowa and that's right, it appears donald trump is going to keep a financial tie in show business while questions linger over his real estate business. this as president-elect trump extends an olive branch to china with a very important diplomatic
president-elect donald trump announcing how he's going to deal with the growing superpower. >> we have to improve is our relationship with china. >> reporter: in iowa trump telling the crowd he's fixing the problem by appointing their governor, terry branstad to be the ambassador to china. largely because branstad has had a long, friendly relationship with china's leader and the job won't be easy. trump has a lot of problems with china. >> you intellectual property putting unfair taxes on our companies, not helping with the menace of north korea like they should. and the at will and massive devaluation of their currency and product dumping. other than that they've been wonderful. >> reporter: and announcing another high-profile hire. andrew puzder to be labor secretary.
carl's jr. best known for these ads. >> the all natural burger. >> reporter: he is a critic of obamacare and has argued against substantially raising the minimum wage. the trump team, he is a proven job creator and abc learning the president-elect will be keeping another job besides commander in chief. >> you're fired. >> reporter: trump staying on as executive producer of "celebrity apprentice" now hosted by arnold schwarzenegger. >> everybody is saying i should run for president. let me ask you a question, meat >> absolutely. >> reporter: when he announced his candidacy he spoke about "the apprentice". >> i'm giving up a lot. you know "the apprentice" was renewed. >> are you going to do it. >> i can't do it because you're not allowed to do it if you do this. >> reporter: trump's spokeswoman says we'll get more details on this at a news conference next thursday when he talks about his business ties and i've just gotten off the phone with the top transition source who tells me this morning speaker paul
head to trump tower in manhattan to meet with the president-elect on trump's home turf. this is another sign that both these republican leaders are trying to mend fences. george. >> okay, tom, thanks very much. a lot to talk about with jon karl, down in washington. jon, let's begin with that news of "celebrity apprentice," again, something new with donald trump every single day. but it's only going to add to questions about his conflicts of interest in the white house. >> reporter: this is something else. in a way it's hardly a surprise. "the apprentice" is and joy. if he could find a way to do it while president of the united states, he would still host the program but, george, it raises serious questions, conflicts of interest questions, we've never seen a president have an interest in a broadcast network and raise questions about the advertisers, who spend money on the program and will they try to curry favor with the president, serious questions, but not all that surprising. >> now we see his cabinet picks and have that new secretary of labor nominee, the new nominee for environmental protection
of labor nominee opposed by organized labor. no question you have a new sheriff in town. >> reporter: absolutely and a conservative cabinet emerging, one filled with business leaders and military leaders. one that conservatives can like but i'll tell you meeting with paul ryan as you heard tom say, this -- he is headed towards a potential real conflict with conservatives in congress as he puts out his agenda. he is readying things that they had like on tax cuts and deregulation, but also a very i can tell you that the trump inner circle is talking about how they may be fighting with the likes of paul ryan on and trying to create alliances with democrats, more consistent with what democrats would propose. >> depending on the details that could be a real clash. >> reporter: it could be a real clash. if you look at this you have a president that is not particularly identify on cal or republican. harry reid had an amazing comment about donald trump. he said, quote, i have to say
would be." you may be looking at effectively the first independent president of the united states. >> meantime, at that ceremony with harry reid you saw hillary clinton back in the spotlight. let's take a look at something she said. >> the epidemic of fake news that flooded social media over the past year, it's now clear that so-called fake news can have real world consequences. this isn't is about politics or partisanship. lives are at risk. >> interesting choice there. she's not going away. >> reporter: absolutely not. you know, after that contentious 2000 campaign which al gore won the popular vote and basically disappeared after the election. that won't be the case with hillary clinton. she won a big popular vote victory. her people tell you she got more votes for president than any white male in america. she remains the most prominent voice in the democratic party. >> thanks very much. a lot more coming up this sunday
michael. >> all right, thank you, george. now to some breaking olympics news. let's go right to linsey davis and, linsey doping investigators are making a big announcement about a thousand russian athletes. >> that's right, good morning to you, michael. this jaw-dropping report implicates eight russian medalist, four from sochi in 2014 and at least four from london in 2012 as being part of a state-sponsored doping program. more than a thousand russian athletes are implicated in the final part of this report which earlier this year resulting in hundreds of russian athletes being banned from the rio games. the report says none of these athletes acted alone but were part of an institutional conspiracy involving russia's secret service. the report author, richard mclaren appointed by the world anti-doping agency says it took place on an unprecedented scale. according to the report the system was refined over the course of the olympic games in
2013 world athletic championships in moscow. russia won 72 medals at the london games and 33 medals in sochi. the international olympic committee says they will certainly follow up with those mentioned in the report. michael. >> all right, thank you, linsey. that completely changes -- you didn't win a medal, maybe you move up. completely changes the olympics. now to a big travel alert about a change that could be coming to your flights. officials are now considering allowing wi-fi calls from national airport with more on that. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, amy. this is something we've been talking about for years. could you actually make a phone call on an airplane? what the transportation department is saying is they are considering allowing wi-fi calls on planes with one caveat. that you would be told when you buy your ticket you could actually -- somebody could be making a call on your plane. they're also considering an outright ban on it so up in the air but this is an opening from
planes. >> i like that, david, it's up in the air. for years by the way what's up with this? we were told it was dangerous to be on our phones in flight so what's changed. >> reporter: so we were talking about cell signals and whether cell signals would interfere with the aircraft. you already have wi-fi on the plane. you're doing texting or e-mailing now so as it's getting broader, more broadband aircraft could you use wi-fi, not cells to have a phone that is the difference here. >> okay. well, david, a lot of people present party included not so happy about this. >> yeah. >> do not want to hear all those calls. >> a chance to comment. >> i like the fact that people don't think you'll talk with them anyway. hours of peace. another alert. four major stores being accused of misleading shoppers with their sale prices and paula faris is tracking that and those big deals may not be as big as they look. >> reporter: are these
price listed on the tag? the california city attorney who filed the suit believes four major retailers are engaged in deceptive advertising. he wants them fined and is seeking an injunction to prevent them from using this shady advertising tactic. this morning, just in time for the holiday shopping rush, the l.a. city attorney is suing four major retailers accusing them of making customers believe they're getting a better deal than they actually are. >> customers have the right to they are paying. >> reporter: macy's, jcpenney, sears and kohl's all allegedly using false reference pricing. the lawsuits claim in january, kohl's allegedly advertised the sale of belted cargo shorts for a sale price of $35.99 from an original price of $60. but the shorts the lawsuit cams were never sold for more than
kenmore washing machine with a regular price of $1,179.99 for a sale price of $999.99 even though sears allegedly never offered that item for more than $999.99. also according to this lawsuit, macy's prominently advertises that its false discounts are being offered for only a limited time in order to create a false sense of urgency and to mislead customers that they will miss out. >> a lawsuit like very strong mess ago to the retail market that if they are engaging in false advertising, that they'll think twice about those practices. >> reporter: jcpenney, sears and macy's tell abc news they do not comment on pending litigation. kohl's did not respond to a request for comment. and this lawsuit could have real effects across the country as well since nearly every state has laws similar to california in regards to deceptive advertising.
maybe it wasn't on sale to begin with. >> i'm a sucker for the line that goes through. yes, i'm getting a deal, right? >> i got it for 98% off. you and me both. >> we will celebrate a great american life. so many weighing in on john glenn. including president obama, he said that he was the last of america's first astronauts. he's left us but propelled by their example we know that our future here on earth compels us to keep reaching for the heavens. he died yesterday at the age of adventure and duty from the battlefields of world war ii to the frontiers of space and the floor of the senate. fighter pilot, astronaut and statesman john glenn was a true american hero. >> as the astronaut prepares for spaceflight. >> reporter: one of the original seven mercury astronauts. >> zero g and i feel fine, capsule is turning around, oh, that view is tremendous. >> reporter: in 1962 the first american to orbit the earth.
circled three types in seven hours hitting speeds of 17,500 miles an hour. >> i'd like to be cocky enough to think i did a good job on that flight which i did but i think whoever had done a good job on that flight would be a great comeback for america. i happened to be in the right place at the right height. >> reporter: a highly decorated marine pilot in two wars and after that spaceflight watched around the world the most famous of those original seven astronauts. >> welcome to washington, welcome back to this planet. >> reporter: he parlayed that ohio splat seat in 1974. >> discovery with the crew of six astronaut heroes and one american legend. >> reporter: in 1998 while still in the senate, glenn returned to space at the age of 77. his nine-day mission aboard the shuttle "discovery" discovered weightlessness on aging. >> one thing i promised annie the day we were married in addition to our wedding vow, of course, i would do everything i could to keep life from being boring. >> reporter: in 2012 he received
>> john glenn became a hero in every sense of the word. >> reporter: glenn once told ohio state graduates that we're more fulfilled when we're involved in something bigger than ourselves. >> i guess i've looked at my whole life as being sort of service to my country. >> reporter: and for this trailblazing space traveler -- >> godspeed, john glenn. >> reporter: -- it was an amazing ride. and there you see the capitol, the flags flying at half-mast today at the u.s. capital. john glenn searchinged in the years and call him an american hero, he looked the part, lived the part, he mentioned his wife annie, married for 73 years. >> she survives him? >> yes. >> so our thoughts and prayers go out to her. ginger and now a lot of weather. >> we are just barely missing that freezing line in savannah but freeze warnings go through houston and austin, the numbers are dropping. your local weather in 30
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another thank you rally in iowa as we learn he will stay on as executive producer of "celebrity apprentice." the show is now hosted by arnold schwarzenegger. our very own nick watt is standing by with some big news about cheerleaders and the olympics. there he is literally standing by with cheerleaders. all the details coming up on our big board. there you go, nick. >> shake those pom-poms. >> a lot of changes could be coming to the olympics violent encounter where a student was shot by a officer for wielding knives. matt gutman has the story from reno. >> reporter: good morning. that father saying the officer should not have pulled the trigger. he says his son may lose a lung, may suffer brain damage. that as we're learning this morning that the officer who pulled his gun had multiple n nonlethal options at his disposal. >> responding to hug high school
mounting scrutiny of this school police officer shooting of a knife-wielding teen. >> he just shot the kid. >> reporter: the 14-year-old's family saying he wasn't a lone wolf attacker. >> this is clearly a situation where you had a very mentally unhinged student attempting to keep people away from him by swinging knives in the air. >> reporter: lawyer david houston tells abc news the boy is a troubled child with special needs. crying out for help. >> if that then i guess i'm standing on a different platform than those people that think it appropriate to shoot a child. >> reporter: his father posting on facebook that his son brought the knives to school in order to defend himself against a gang of bullies. and while we're not showing his face, in the video his mouth and nose seem to be bloodied. as some students film, he slashes at the air. lunging at others. >> back up, back up. >> reporter: seconds later that
>> all units, dbw with shots fired with a student down at hug high school. >> reporter: that officer then renders first aid. the boy is now in the hospital in critical condition. the officer on routine paid administrative life. the school superintendent commended the response of emergency personnel and that officer. >> each has a response team trained to react in a split second. yestda flawlessly. >> reporter: but the school district police chief offering a more qualified response. >> please remember that these accounts don't tell the complete story. this is an ongoing investigation and as such we will not be able to release any details. >> reporter: now, reno pd tells me there is no hard and fast rule about the use of lethal force. only that it be proportionate to the threat and that's what they'll investigate here. yesterday we spoke to some students who said their parents
and hit another child. george. >> one of the big questions. okay, matt gutman, thanks very much. let's talk to dan abrams about this. always so difficult to second-guess these decisions, split-second decisions by police officers but as the father pointed out other options were available. >> right, any time there is an officer-related shooting there will be an investigation and there's going to be a very serious one here and the question is going to be exactly what else did this officer have, for example, a taser, if he did, why couldn't he have used the taser instead of weapon. and i think that the point that matt made at the very end will be really relevant. it's not just going to be family of this kid who are going to be asking these questions but the family of other kids that were there that can certainly end up leading to some sort of civil lawsuit down the road. >> how relevant this young man may have been bullied. >> look, now let's switch focus to the investigation of him. right. kids swinging knife there, number one, self-defense, right.
he had been attacked and he's effectively responding, that could be a self-defense claim but most importantly if anyone was thinking about charging this kid because, you know, he is waving a knife there, if he had been bullied i think that will very much weigh into the decision of prosecutors to decide whether to prosecute at all if so, what to prosecute him with. look, if he was bullied and he had just come out of a fight i don't care what you think about what he did the wrong way to handle it, but what a horribly sad situation that if this kid was bullied, that he responds this way. he ends up getting shot. you know, it's just so heartbreaking all aspects of it and i think prosecutors and lulu will take that into consideration if that's the case. >> so many kids with phones. we're likely to see other pieces of video as well. >> right, that will be part of 9 investigation, right? they'll want to see more than just this one to see how did
and just as importantly what led the police officer to take that shot >> a lot of layers to the story, dan abrams, thanks very much. now to the latest on that twin murder mystery, a woman charged with intentionally killing her sister by driving their car off a cliff. well, she is being extra indicted as her sister's ex-boyfriend speaks out and abc's mara schiavocampo is here with more on that. good morning, mara. >> reporter: good morning that man, the ex-boyfriend telling abc news the sisters had an extremely volatile rela other times getting into intense physical fights adding he thinks this is all just a tragic accident. >> warrior one and two are similar. >> reporter: this morning alexandria duval preparing to fight for her freedom. the 38-year-old who has been indicted on second degree murder charges this morning is being extradited from new york to hawaii where police say she
this 200-foot cliff killing her sister anastasia in the passenger seat. witnesses say they saw the two women fighting in the car moments before the crash. >> i could see a pair of hands yanking on the driver's head. >> reporter: now a former boyfriend of anastasia's speaking out for the first time on television telling abc he witnessed the twins fight on several occasions and even had to intervene. >> i'm trying to pull them off and they're pulling each other's to the ground. >> reporter: even describing an incident where he says anastasia after allegedly drinking heavily attempted to veer his car off the road. >> she turned over and she took her left leg and, you know, kicked my right hand at first on the steering wheel and i swerved off and luckily nobody was there. when they would get into these modes it was like watching cats fight. >> reporter: he believes alan
thinks. a she has not filed a plea. it could take two weeks before she is officially expedited. a bizarre case, she was injured as well. >> she went over the cliff as well with her sister. >> it'll be interesting to see how they make the case. >> mara, thank you. michael, what's coming up next on the big board? >> coming up on our big board, the changes to the olympics. skateboarding and cheerleading. all the details when we come back in two minutes. hello, sunny. this holiday... ...one store is the store ...to get your romantic on. get your appreciation on. and get your unexpected on. kay jewelers. where right now, you'll save up to 30% on select ...diamonds in rhythm... stunning diamond fashions.
marries rob kardashian but her future sisters-in-law are trying to block that move so, sunny, what kind of case does she have? it will be her name after all. >> there's nothing like a holiday family squabble, right. a trademark is a brand name and the kardashians are a huge brand. they have denim, makeup. "keeping up with the krds" and so they want to protect it and i don't think that blac chyna has a very good case. >> really? >> yes. >> she's going to marry their brother. it's going to be a very tough, you know, holiday. >> yes. >> good tv, though. >> makes for great tv. but if you're marrying that's your legal name, why can't you trade it. >> let's say martha smith is going to marry jack stuart and her name is going to be martha
you better believe the martha stewart brand will have a problem with it. >> her name isn't khloe, kim or kourtney. it's angela, so i don't understand why she can't do that. why is it such a big deal, her name? it's her official maim? what's in a name? i think shakespeare said it best, right? >> set you up for that. >> that for a rose we call by any other name we call it swiet. a name is a is real value in that. check this out. elvis presley's name in 2013 was worth $125 million. just his name. in 2009 michael jackson's name was worth $434 million. and in 2015, michael jordan's name worth $480 million. >> what? >> with nike. just for the name. and so we're just talking about kardashian.
glad you didn't do mine. sunny, thank you. next up bust out the pom-poms. the international olympic committee announcing it's giving the sport provisional recognition which means we could soon see cheerleading at the olympic gameses and nick watt joins us live from los angeles this morning, and, nick, what is the thinking behind the move, i ioc thinking about it. >> clearly the appeal to a younger crowd. we've got surfing, skateboarding, debuting and tokyo in 2020. maybe the dressage, like the horse dancing thing and the archery and modern biathlons don't really appeal to the younger crowd so provisional recognition means that in three years they might get full recognition and then they can apply to be in the olympics.
medals. but there's another sport that's just been given this provisional recognition, muay thai, it's a kind of kick boxing thing so there will be competition, it's not definite, but cheerleading has a shot, guys. cheerleading has a shot >> i'm cheering that decision. i for two years did that i was a gymnast before that. it takes real athleticism to do what these young women do and young men, as well. cheerleading is a nongender sport but is there any blowback, any criticism of this particular decision. you're shaking your head yes. >> reporter: well, straight off the bat i got to tell you the net bull crowd is furious. every small sport wants to get into the olympics. the other criticism, it's a bit american. it was invented here, do any other countries do it? well, in fact, they do. there is a an international cheer union with 100 nations involved. i would still say the usa would
this makes the olympics the usa will win the gold medal, so that is a good thing but you know what, also, there are sports like golf and tennis in the olympics and the olympics is not the pinnacle for that sport. the olympics would be the pinnacle for cheerleading. would it not? yes! so, therefore, i say go for it. bring it on, get cheerleading in the games. i'm into it. >> yeah. >> we're into it, too, nick, just like those young >> no offense to curling but if curling is an olympic sport, so can cheerleading. >> it does require a lot of athleticism. >> only thing we're missing at the desk is pom-poms. thank you, sunny, thank you, nick. coming up in two minutes it's feel good friday, everybody. the two sets of twins, successfully separated. and then we have exclusive new details about president-elect trump's inauguration plans.
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we have got a happy story to make you feel good this friday. twin sisters successfully separated after 17 hours of surgery. eva pilgrim here with their story. eva. >> reporter: conjoined twins are incredibly rare and the surgery to separate them even more because most never live long enough to get that chance. this morning the sandoval twins are beating the odds. this morning eva and sandoval sharing everything before they were born literally joined at the hip until now. >> they have a strong loving family and they'll have the independence that they've been looking for too. >> reporter: doctors at stanford lucille packer's children hospital separating the twins in a marathon surgery lasting 17 hours. >> the area of fusion was right up to their sternal bone here and down to their belly button.
surgeons and medical staff working around the clock even using a 3d virtual reality system to help with the procedure. then for the first time in their lives, the sisters were wheeled into their own separate rooms. >> i wanted each girl to have half of the belly button so that for the rest of their life they can look at that belly -- that half a belly button and think, that's where i was connected to my sister. >> repte parents overcome with emotion and how much they endured grateful. >> thank you to the doctors for believing. >> reporter: erika and eva are in stable condition in the icu. here in new york at another hospital, jadon and anias mcdonald separated at the head and their mom posting this week this video of them cuddling and talking, really warms your heart
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>> anchor: good morning, washington. i'm melanie hastings. here is a check of your stop stories. a wild opening night at the new mgn national harbor, 45 minutes after opening t casino reached full capacity, forcing people to wait outside. a fight also broke out on casino floor, and on roads, complete gridlock for congestion was so bad state police had to close 3 exits on the outer loop of the beltway. dc police are investigating a sexual assault in a popular water front park in george tone, in an area popular with runners, cyclists. it happened in october. we told you about 6 other cases in the area in the past. police have not said if they were connected.
>> reporter: wow, today, coldest day of the work week easily. our highs, under 40 degrees. we're coming out of the 20s and 30s this morning with wind throughout the day increasing. we will have wind chills only in the 20s, a cold one today, even colder tomorrow, the high, saturday, 39. 42, sunday. look at next weekend, 34 and 32. there could be show in our future as we take a look at the 10 day forecast. rain comes our way next monday. >> reporter: serious accident, also the wheaton area, southbound connecticut avenue. one lane gets by the crash at randolph road. capital beltway, through annandale, just cleared a collision on the inner loop approaching gallows road, you can delays back to the mixing bowl. on the prince georges county side of the beltway. live look at ritchie marshal broke road, and delays toward
good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. winter hitting hard. a deadly storm sparking whiteout condition, deadly accidents. 16 states now on alert as it aims right at the eastern u.s. running while female. millions of women facing harassment when they jog. so we laced up for our "gma" experiment. what we learned and what you shou target. breaking barriers. she's the rising model trending high this morning for taking on the most famous photos in fashion. the real life black mirror she's holding up and what she's saying about race and the runway. ryan gosling, our favorite leading man on love, emma and singing and dancing his heart
country star brett eldredge is here live and he's saying -- >> good morning, america. ? [ cheers and applause ] >> this friday morning, our audience is great. but you have to do it again. we have a great guest, brett eldredge. >> yes. [ cheers and applause ] >> and there you us something, his favorite holiday treat. they're called and i'll take a bite. mom's awesome chocolate malted cookies. >> i'm going to take a bite too. >> mm-mm. >> we want you to send us your favorite recipes for our great american cookie search so get the details on our website and on top of that he brought us cookies and brett is actually going to sing for us. >> yes.
oh, my goodness. also, want to share with everybody, really an amazing story, a woman named deddeh howard is with us. she's making a lot of headlines this morning trying to revolutionize the fashion industry looking forward so much to talking to her about what she's doing. [ applause ] >> as you can see we have a lot coming up and the morning rundown from paula. the big story this friday morning talking about the deadly arctic blast moving across the great lakes. millio conditions, icy roads, blinding snow sending cars spinning out of control and abc's rob marciano has the latest from stormy western new york. good morning, rob. >> reporter: hey, good morning, paul l.a. the snow continues to come down here in western new york. i got to admit, i mean it's pretty in the downtown streets here but they just plowed these sidewalks and continue to plow the roads. driving and getting around western new york and throughout all the great lakes is really, really difficult and dangerous in some spots.
western new york. schools closed in the snow band, mostly south of buffalo and mostly north of syracuse and the warnings are in effect through at least tomorrow with such a mild winter we have the great lakes that are really, really warm and that is cranking out the snow, not just here but all the lakes including your home state of michigan, paula. >> making up for lost time, rob. thank you. staggering new allegations about doping among olympic athlete, investigators now say that more than have been involved in a state-sponsored doping conspiracy in the last four years. they include a dozen medalists from the sochi olympics. and a stunning fall from power this morning as lawmakers in south korea voted to impeach the country's first female president because of a corruption scandal. crowds gathered in the streets shouting we won, we won. and president-elect donald trump is meeting with house
trump took his thank you tour to iowa last night vowing to heal a divided nation. now he also pledged to establish a mutual respect with china and he promised to stop the epa from intruding into people's lives. trump continues to stock his cabinet with wealthy businessmen. tapped fast food executive andy puzder for labor secretary. he opposes raising the minimum wage. we have details about his inauguration. the theme, make america great again. he will attend two official inaugural b tribute to the armed forces. the chairman of the inaugural committee says melania trump will play a key role in the events. >> she's a central part of not own his marriage but his life and his platform so she will be visible and prominent and very dominant in the things she's to take responsibility for and i'll let that be a surprise. >> it certainly will be. the inauguration 42 days away january 20th.
customers for so-called bogus charges ordered to pay $88 million as part of a settlement. millions of former and current customers will get about 31 bucks each. and finally, you know, this wasn't the smoothest way to break out of jail. this guy in brazil, he slathered himself with sunflower oil to squeeze his way out of the cell but he tried to fit through the opening in the door. you guys, where meals are delivered. needless to say he didn't make it out. i'm sure you're wondering if he's still stuck, report that he is not stuck this morning. made it out. maybe he should try coconut oil the next time. that's the big craze. >> where you find that in prison. >> oh, boy, what do you call those guys. >> dum criminal file. >> "pop news," friday edition. [ applause ] so happy it's friday. how are you guys doing? love our audience and i have lots of news for you, looks like it will it be a merry christmas
i say a swift mas. taylor swift has released new music and here it is. ? i don't want to live forever ? >> that's taylor swift? >> well, wait for it. >> she's not singing alone. you were right, george. there is another voice there. taylor has gone -- ? calling your name till you come back home ? >> i like it. direction. that's a clue. former one direction member zayn malik joining taylor swift. there they are. the two surprise dropped this new single called "i don't want to live forever" for "50 shades darker" which who is excited for that? >> you know how excited they are when they said the sequel.
>> yeah, so much i could say but shant. fans were disappointed this fall when taylor didn't release new music, the routine since beginning her career. every two years she drops an album. it is not that she's been chilling but writing songs for calvin harris her ex and also -- i always get their name dhar little big town. the country band. i always want to say big little. but remember that beautiful show. >> didn't she have a problem over writing -- >> i don't know any of the det details so don't want to get into it on the air. she wrote it. >> they're working together again. >> i don't know how much. >> i think they just cued the music.
like a cane pulling me out. okay, so -- what's the old adage, star, they're just like us? you got to see us a little bit doing our thing in between commercial breaks. jennifer aniston told jimmy fallon about a fashion faux pas. she wore a coat to the premiere of "office christmas party" and feeling fabulous. see that. she didn't realize she was pulling a minnie pearl and left the tags on the coat to see. aniston sa she was going to return the coat. it was actually a gift. she got -- it was a so sleep coat and got it from doing a commercial shoot and even more painful she revealed to jimmy kimmel that she had actually not worn it just that once but worn it four other times. >> with the tags? >> without realizing it until she got busted. she owned the coat but have you ever done that? i mean -- yeah, i have. it's not pretty when it's like -- >> sometimes it's just the wire thing, that plastic thing that you forget. oh, my god.
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smith's 1776 economics book "the health of nations" in case you cared. and the ceo of this app, company called clown which i just downloaded in the back because sleep does matter as we all know says that he has not made it through ten minutes without falling asleep. >> so funny. anyone, anyone. >> that, everybody, is your friday edition of "pop news." >> that was great. [ applause ] >> thank you, lara. coming up next we'll talk about running while female. our jogging different cities to see what women actually experience. this is pretty incredible. >> yes, and breaking barriers. we're going to talk to the model behind a new movement to change the face of fashion. she's here this morning. you can only see that right here
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while jogging. we laced up and turned on the camera to see what happens coast to coast and becky worley is here with us with those results. becky, you're a runner, i'm a runner. this is really fascinating. >> it is and it all sparks from a runner's world unscientific survey that says 43% of women get some form of harassment when they run compared to 4% of men so we took that idea and road you're running. it's your time but then -- >> where ya going. >> somebody, almost always a guys whistles or yells. >> where ya going. >> i don't even know what that guy just said to me but i just could tell it was weird and creepy and off. ew. to see what would happen on our own runs we went to four city as cross america. my producer suzanne has a gopro on the back of her hat. we'll run together and i have
up ambient noise. we'll see what happens. on the east coast runs provoke a lot of comments. >> i got the pro-verbal wolf whistle, number one. >> legs. >> was he talking to me? >> there was something. hey, mama. that's what i heard. okay. that was one. shake shake. means. austin texas, it was mainly southern charm in the lone star state. >> hollow. >> good, how about you? >> good. >> the biggest hazard from my producer. are you okay? in california, there's a whistle. while results from our brief experiment were pretty tame, for many regular runners like the all female tough cookie running
stories are much more extreme. >> how many of you have had someone yell at you while you're running? harass you in some way. so most of you. >> yes. >> whistling. >> whistling. >> or just being -- >> taunting. >> they follow you. >> creepy. >> very creepy. >> it always jars me. >> you got that while you were running? >> oh, absolutely. just really shakes me for a long time. >> i've had a couple instances where guys have flashed me. anyone? >> yeah, it was possibly. i freaked out. oh, my god and i ran as fast as i could. it was scary. >> our takeaway, harassment for women who run is very real. man, you know, it's my personal story is that i've been yelled at more times than i can count. i had a beer bottle thrown at me and i've been flashed three separate times. you know, we tell women protect yourself, don't wear ponytail or headphones but there is a statement to be made.
get a workout. those comments, they're unwanted. >> i mean i know they say not to wear headphones but i always do and it just kind of makes you not aware of what people are saying and makes it easier to focus on the exercise. >> i appreciate that we did this story just to let it be known, hey, you know what, just good job, or nothing. >> or nothing. >> i think nothing. >> do you report them or do you just want to get out of there. >> the flashing, i did end up reporting one of the guys and waited at the trail had him arrested. the rest of the time you got to keep running. >> all right, becky, thank you. fantastic. coming up next we're talking about the revolutionary model trending everywhere for these photos and she is joining us live.
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highs: 37-43 feels: 24-29 winds: nw 10-20 g 25-30 mph tonight: mainly clear and cold. lows: 29-29 feels: 19-23 winds: w 5-10 mph saturday: partly cloudy. breezy and cold. highs: 37-41 feels: 28-33 winds: wnw 5-15 mph another "gma" exclusive. a model the fashion industry. take a look at the movement she's begun. she is a model on a mission to change the fashion industry one revolutionary image at a time. deddeh howard posting on her website her own rekriegs of famous ad campaigns like kendall jenner for calvin klein. gigi hadid for guess and she strikes the exact same pose. her point to highlight the lack of african-americans at the top
her project is called black mirror. howard writing, it is time for more di remvediversity. why can't the big brands not embrace our diversity. here's our take on louis vuitton and victoria's secret. howard saying i felt it was time to do something positive and inspiring about my race. and she is. not only are the pictures beautiful but so powerful in what they say. what was your message with the black mirror project. >> so, my message with the black mirror is to just let the world know that african-americans are just diversity, women of all shade of colors are not represented. they're not given a chance and we need to be given a chance. when i look at myself in a mirror that's what i see. why not me? why not? if she can do it, i can do it. >> you're showing that with
that we've all seen and there you were looking just as strong. >> we matter. diversity matters. >> what has been the reaction so far. >> it have been unbelievable. i mean, i have women from all over the world contacting me sending me messages of being rejected by agencies. asian, japanese, unbelievable. like to see real people making this into a movement and standing by me, f diversity, it's just a blessing. >> on a personal level, you want to work. >> yeah. and, yeah, i need to be given a chance. show the world what i can do thanks to my boyfriend, we did this all in our apartment. little small apartment with not professional light, nothing. we're not an insider. just a regular girl and i work
>> was there one moment where you said i need to do something. >> yeah, actually i was in a grocery store shopping because i'm a fashion blogger looking for inspirations and i realized like, wow, there's nobody that represent me. it's all white girls. and that's when i told my boyfriend. he came up with this brilliant idea. if there's anybody that can show the world what the diversity of black so let's marry them. let's give them the -- >> deddeh howard, you've got people talking. thanks for coming in this morning. >> thank you so much. >> your message and your career, we'll be right back.
>> anchor: good morning, washington. i'm melanie hastings. here is a check of your stop stories. prince georgesprince william coe searching for 3 suspects in a robbery. they say around 9:30 p.m., november 13, two men entered the exxon station on miniville road in wood bridge. one flashed a from the clerk. how ward county police say they busted package thieves who had a truck full of stolen holiday package, up boxes roofed. 2 suspects were arrested in columbia on wednesday. last night, police went back to the neighborhood to hand deliver dozens of those stolen boxes. they set up a pickup system if you were not at home. a colder day on tap.
>> reporter: wow, today, coldest day of the work week easily. our highs, under 40 degrees. we're coming out of the 20s and 30s this morning with wind throughout the day increasing. we will have wind chills only in the 20s, a cold one today, even colder tomorrow, the high, saturday, 39. 42, sunday. look at next weekend, 34 and 32. there could be snow in our future as we take a look at the 10 day forecast. rain comes our way next monday. >> reporter: we've got major grid rock on the capital beltway chevy chase. is a crash on the outer loop. right lane blocked after wisconsin avenue before you get to i270. you can see the delays. we're got some inner loop delays through the stretch. virginia, 28 southbound collision blocks 2 lanes in sterling, just before you get to the dulles toll road. major gridlock here but take a look at this. capital beltway at the wilson street bridge not too bad for now. we'll send you back to good
? [ applause ] all right. welcome back, everybody, and as usual we have a great audience here in times square. [ cheers and applause ] you know what else we have, we have the most popular cookie on pinterest underneath this tin. what do you think it is? >> chocolate chip. >> okay. >> george. >> that's a pretty safe geshgs right? all right. you know we'll be wrong, though. >> george, you were actually right if you take a look at what cookie it is. >> george is all about safety. it is the buttery thumbprint jam cookie. >> those were your cookie, right? >> that is the most popular cookie on pinterest. more people want to find out how
how is it, george? >> pretty good. >> it's good. so that was that. >> coming up. >> they're looking hungry. you're not going to eat in front of us and not offer us anything. that is the most popular cookie on pinterest. >> salty sweet. >> enjoy your cookie. let's talk. what's going on? >> here we go. i have something else for you. a survey -- i love a good survey. i do. i love to find out what people think. >> survey says -- >> when they call me and survey over the phone i say yes with gusto. >> 35 minutes later. >> 35 minutes later i regret it. pitch, every year they make cookies for their clients. they are not for sale but every one of these cookies has the highlights of the year. they put something on the cookies and it is a survey or a quiz. you have to figure out what these cookies mean? oh, boy. >> so i have a few here. >> takes the fun out of it. >> it is fun.
mean. we'll do a little quiz here. >> are these our own version. >> no, this is their version. >> this is real. >> this is real. let's see how good we are. top highlights of the past year. what do we have there? >> he got a toupee. >> no, you don't know what that is? come on. did you watch the election? who asked the question at the election. >> oh, ken. >> the sweater. >> ken bone. >> ken bone. >> ken bone >> that's a combover. >> i thought it was a new thing. >> it was all about the sweater. >> where is the red sweater. >> hey, man, i didn't make this. i'm just bringing the cookies here today. that's one down. how about this one here, let's go with -- oh, we got to get this one. what is that one? >> lemonade. >> oh, it's beyonce.
how about -- oh, that one. tv show. >> mike and lucas and dustin and eleven -- >> "stranger things." >> i saw eleven, of course. >> we'll do one more -- >> because we're failing. >> okay, please, what is that one. >> walking off a cliff. >> kind of. >> "walking dead." >> "walking dead." >> no, they're on the phones. >> texting -- >> oh. >> tough. >> i just need a cookie and like relax. >> all very to say -- >> it's not a good sign we failed it so badly. >> i don't know if it's not a good sign for them or us. not a good sign but there you go. that was my pitch with the cookies. [ applause ] now that i have one -- >> we'll keep -- that was kind of a nontraditional holiday cookie but we're 16 days now
traditions eating cookies every single day. but i want a true confession right here. how many of you are thinking, boy, when it comes down to it i wouldn't mind just being away this christmas? [ applause ] >> i'm the only one. come on. >> actually most of you actually want to stick with the traditions right here. >> a lot of them want to go away. they just don't want to raise their hands. >> their families are going to -- >> a little baby part of me. >> michael, good for this. an article in "redbook" talking about this conflict she felt. she felt like she's a doer, pleaser, always wanted to please her family around christmas but finally about four years ago her husband and little baby went away for four days and now confessing she loved every single minute of it and has learned even more important has learned how to bring the rest of her family in on it and make them feel good. >> how so? >> a lot of time.
now. >> sticking and go away every christmas and -- >> avoid the big family -- >> four or five days later they see their family after christmas and it's a second gift, less pressure, second gift for their daughter and not the real -- >> she looked out the window and saw the ocean on christmas morning. it was her first gift, one she didn't even have to unwrap and i started laughing, i was thinking that sounds really nice. >> i do love the tradition, i have to say. i have a huge family and christmas eve even though it's for the world. >> for a lot of people with packing up the kids, packing up the husband and getting in the car making sure everybody is on time and puts a lot of pressure on whoever is leading that charge to go on to the family -- >> it's what you need that you should feel fine. >> whether it's obligatory or something you wanted to and if you can find a way to do both in your own way that's how you should go about it. >> i say you treat every day like christmas. [ cheers and applause ]
>> beautiful, michael. >> thank you. >> all right, sometimes, well, we all get into arguments with our significant others, right? okay, so, never, never. what do you do -- i've done this. i don't know if it's a girl thick or universal but sometimes call our best friend and complain about our significant other, yes, have you all done that? >> sometimes? >> okay, all the time, every time and it seems therapeutic in the moment. i'm like i'm getting it off the chest completely on but there's now some concern that this could cause a problem with your friendship. we've got a spsychologist that says this could backfire just like this episode of "sex and the city." take a look. >> he called. he sounded upset and said he needed to talk. >> since when does big talk? >> what do does that mean? >> he's upset about natasha leaving.
again. >> i'm not asking you to hold my anything. we're just having lunch. >> a huge mistake. >> it is not a huge mistake. it's lunch. >> wake up, carrie. how many more types are you going to go through this? he is bad for you. >> after you complain about the significant other and then you make up and all good now your friend is still feeling that anger. has that ever happened to anybody? >> it doesn't just relationships, it can be a friend thing when you're mad at one friend and sort of dump to another friend and then you guys work it out and the other friend is like, wait, i thought i was sort of buying your story and i thought she wasn't a good person. so, yeah, i think you have to be very, very careful with relieving your own anxiety. >> i know it's like an indulgent thing because it feels so good at the moment. >> i learned my -- >> moi mom taught me not to do.
people complaining and then they're back with her. you're going, oh, yeah, i really -- >> i was kidding. >> one situation where it's better to be a guy. >> i do tell my friends, don't complain if you -- if there's a chance you're going to get back together because it makes it awkward for me as a friend and for you to be -- >> family too. you can dump on your parents and say my husband or boyfriend is doing this then it creates real tension when you're all together again. makes sense the advice isou you talk to somebody who can hear both sides of the story so that it isn't just one-sided because although we think we're probably total right we're probably not. >> three sides to every story, there's yours, there's somewhere in the middle is the truth. >> that's true? very wise. >> i believe that too. mine, mine and mine. i'm joking. i'm joking. all right. >> i enjoyed talking to you. >> this is a lot of fun. >> do you feel like you bonded with us today?
he gets a lot of compliments. he wears his army hat, walks around with his army shirt looking all nice. and then people just say, ?thank you for serving our country? and i'm like, that's my dad. male vo: no one deserves a warmer welcome home. members of the military community by the end of 2017. i'm very proud of him.
received in store and online today, macy's is going to donate $2 to make a wish. that is double the usual -- yeah, you can say whoo. double the usual $1 up to an additional $1 million. macy's and make-a-wish are highlights wishes across america granting wishes in macy's stores across the country. and we have a wish kit right here right now 14-year-old margaret stoffregen and her so great. so good to have you here. hi, margaret. your wish was to spend a week in new york city and you're doing just that during christmastime. you had many fun adventures. "gma" behind the scenes tour and left -- >> yes. >> you met michael. got your own dressing room and place at the set. you're going to the wildlife conservation society central park zoo. what do you want to see.
the red pandas because they're so cute and cuddly and they're red so they're super festive. >> you're so put together. you really got it down. one more surprise for you. miss margaret. a special gift basket from macy's and "gma." so come on out, sal. look at our little elf bringing it out. you can get into that a little later. some good stuff in there for you. don't forget macy's is donating $2 instead of $1 today. all you macy's store and send your letter to santa.- cold weekend - rainy monday - another, even colder, pattern by late next week today: cold & blustery. mostly sunny. highs: 37-43 feels: 24-29 winds: nw 10-20 g 25-30 mph tonight: mainly clear and cold. lows: 29-29 feels: 19-23 winds: w 5-10 mph saturday: partly cloudy. breezy and cold. highs: 37-41 feels: 28-33 winds: wnw 5-15 mph oh, we are checking out all
>> thank you very much, ginger. ryan gosling is singing and dancing his way into america's hearts in the new film "la la land." it hits select theaters today and already scoring major award show bus and he sat down with chris connelly about making old school hollywood magic. >> reporter: before "the notebook"? thousands of a. a mortgages. >> reporter: and leading man status ryan gosling was a teenager from cornwall, ontario who moved to l.a. to be an hometown and your family and your support system and come out to los angeles to pursue a dream where the odds are not in your favor. >> reporter: that same yearning, sustains his and emma stone's characters in "la la land." ? she captured a feeling sky with no ceiling ? >> reporter: at the outset of this freshly imagined musical gosling sebastian is fighting
>> i hear what you're saying but i don't think you're saying what i mean. >> i don't think you hear what i'm saying. you're fired. >> reporter: he experienced so much rejection he is on 9 verge of becoming a very bitter and angry person. and that's the worst time to meet a potential love interest but that's exactly when he meets her. >> as he and stone's mia connect, result is a modern romance made for the big screen. uplifted by a little of that old school hollywood magic. >> justin heightened feeling of love and only way they could express it to one another was sing and dance. >> reporter: their seemingly effortless dancing months of rehearsal. you've danced before. >> '90s hip-hop doesn't translate into soft shoe. doesn't matter how many times you thread the needle. >> reporter: his onscreen chemistry with emma stone a big plus for the director.
like, it's the best special effect. >> why do you think these kind of movies touch us in special ways? >> for instance, in this film we float off into the stars and what they're really doing, it's just they feel and how love makes you feel so you get to have this abstract experience in a way that doesn't feel pretentious. >> reporter: for "good morning america," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. [ cheers and applause ] >> got to say it is so good. "la la land" in select theer december 16th. coming up, brett eldredge performing live on "good morning america." ? as long as you love me so let ? as long as you love me so let at t.j.maxx, marshalls and homegoods, we've always believed the holidays should be about joy. where days are filled with magic, not madness. it's why we have amazing prices on thoughtful gifts, everyday.
along with an original tune and you're a country music star but you sound like frank sinatra. >> man, i love frank sinatra. the way you say that, i love that. i just love this music. i love the classic vibe of it and i made a whole record of it. >> did you always want to do a christmas album. >> i always wanted to do a christmas album with this classic crooner swinging vibe and i think we got it with this album. >> i've been hearing you practice and warm up. you pulled it time for everybody else at home. here's brett with "have yourself a merry little christmas." brett eldredge. ? have yourself a merry little christmas let your heart be light ?
? a merry little christmas now ? >> sing it with me, everybody. come on. ? whoa merry little christmas little christmas ? ? merry little christmas little christmas ? ? merry little christmas little christmas ? ? merry little christmas little christmas now ? [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. "gma's" fall concert series is presented by carmax. drive what's possible.
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okay, america, you looking for the best christmas cookie this year? huh. us too. >> guy, those are for set, please. >> okay, no problem. look over there, fonzie. >> this month, "gma" is on the search for the perfect cookie. can it be yours? >> we got to say a big thanks to brett eldredge. >> yes. >> put us in the christmas spirit. thank you, man. you're awesome.
gun shots erupted around 10:00, one man died. police have not released information about the shooter. a wild opening night at the new mgn national harbor. business is booming. just 45 minutes after opening last night, the casino reached full capacity forcing people to indicate outside. a fight also broke out on the casino floor, and on the roads, complete gridlock in the area for hours las bundle up if you're headed out today. here is veronica johnson >> reporter: wow, today, coldest day of the work week easily. our highs, under 40 degrees. we're coming out of the 20s and 30s this morning with wind throughout the day increasing. we will have wind chills only in the 20s, a cold one today, even colder tomorrow, the high, saturday, 39. 42, sunday. look at next weekend, 34 and 32. there could be snow in our future as we take a look at the 10 day forecast.
>> reporter: on the friday morning ride, we continue to see a lot of congestion, capital beltway through bethesda, earlier collision on the outer loop between 355, wisconsin avenue, and i270. also seeing some inner loop volume delays. earlier collision threw sterling, speaking of 28, near the dulles toll road, you can see we had the right lane blocked earlier trying to get up to speed from the earlier accident you can get more news, weather and traffic on good morning washington on news channel 8.
>> announcer: it's "live with kelly!" today, from the new film "all we had," katie holmes. from "man with a plan," kevin nealon. and a country song from country star brett eldredge. and how one picture can win you a prize over $10,000. also, actress taraji p. henson is kelly's cohost of the day. all next on "live!" ? ? and now, here are kelly ripa and taraji p. henson! [cheering and applauding] ? ?