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we will bring you a live>> stay with us for "gma." good mornrng, america. tornadoes tear through theh south overnight. >> oh, my god. taking the roof off houses. >> are we going to die? >> sirens blare as twisters rip through homes and destroy cars. rain from nashville to atlanta. flash floods sweep up drivers, now the major storm heading east. overnight, an air scare for donald trump. forcing him to make an emergency landing. >> we have an inbound emergency. >> the gop front-runner now safe and launching a new attack on ted cruz. >> what he did to ben carson was a disgrace. >> the senator striking back. >> donald is towing yet another temper tantrum or if you like another trumper tantrum. >> as the deadlines take a turn in the hot seat. just days to go till new hampshire and the campaigns are reaching a fever pitch. gop ndidate chris christie on the attack and joining us live. real-life bonnie and clyde, a couple with a long history of
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in a string of robberies and kidnappings from combm become to georgia. authorities warn they are armed and dangerous. big new report about those nfl poster boys, from tom brady to cam newton, why is it that the quarterback always seems to be so good looking? as we count down to the super bowl, the surprising science behind their sex appeal. good morning, america, on this thursday. robin on assignment. a lot to get to. you should have seen the look on michael's face when amy ask how good looking quarterbacks are. >> how good looking are they? >> not that good looking to me. only way they look good to me when they were in my way and i got a chance to hit them. >> it's your job to mess up their face. >> this is actually a real story, the cover of "sports illustrated."
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phenomenon and we will later answer the question. >> all right. >> so you'll weigh in a little more, rit? >> why are quarterbacks so attractive. >> they're the only ones put on film with the helmet off. take the helmet off. look at this, people. >> okay. things are a little tense here. they're tense up in new hampshire, as well. those attacks are ramping up two days before the next gop debate right here on abc. donald trump still on top in the latest polls, marco rubio is on the move and in the crosshairs. we'll have all the latest and that scary moment for donald trump coming up. but first we want to get to the massive storm that i i sweeping across the country, more tornadoes touching down in the southeastst wednesday and then take a look at this surveillance video from a high school in tennessee. the school damaged by the storm andabc's steve osunsami is there for us this morning. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning to you, amy. this is wh's left of the football coach's office at that high school at crockett county high in tennessee.
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the ceiling is now on the floor. this morning the national weather service says the tornado that hit here on tuesday was an ef-2 or ef-1, actually, with wind speeds of up to 95 miles an hour, enough to rip the roof off this building and several others here. classes here are now canceled for the rest of this week. >> a tornado warni has been issued. >> reporter: for the second night in a row tornadoes rained down on families in parts of the south. >> it looks like it's almost splitting into two. >> reporter: this one recorded cell phone tearing through ft. stewart, georgia, the u.s. military base near savanna sirens and warnings blared on loudspeakers. >> abandon vehicles and trailers. >> reporter: frightened parents and children couldn't believe their eyes. >> oh, my god, taking the roof off houses. >> are we going too die? >> reporter: this morning they have to move 50 people to new homes. dozens of vehicles destroyed and inouth carolina, there were reports of tornadoes there too and it wasn't jus the high
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lots of it. >> the will to live kept her hanging on. >> reporter: in nashville and atlanta, driver has to be rescued from flash floods and take a look at this from a surveillance camera they gave us at crockett county high in tennessee near that coach's office. you can see the moment a tornado tore through this school tuesday. >> everybody was gone home and that saved lives. >> yes, no doubt. >> reporter: they're working through the night and hope to have classeses open back up by monday. george. >> we sure hope so. okay, steve, thanks very much. boy, it's tough down there. the race for president now, "your voice, your vote" and just two days before our big gop debate brand-new poll out moments ago shows donald trump holding on to a 20-point lead in new hampshire ove marco rubio and ted cruz as two more candidates drop out of the race and trump accuses cruz of stealing the iowa caucuses so there's a whole lot happening. abc's tom llamas tracking all the latest from manchester.
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so many developments on the gop side, senator rand paul dropping out, santorum dropping out endorsinin senator marco rubio and as you just said, donald trump now accusingg senator ted cruz of stealing the iowa caucuses while also learning ththe are some dangers to campaigning. >> we have an inbound emergency runway is going to be shut down. >> reporter: overnight a scare in the air for donald trump. trump force one forced to make an emergency landing in nashville because of a mechanical problem. >> runway 20, right cleared and -- >> reporter: hitting his campgn stop in little rock eventually. >> my guys said, oh, that's okay, we can go back to new york, mr. trump. we'll come another day, i said, there's no way. i love arkansas. >> reporter: there's also no stopping trump's new attack claiming senatored cruz cheated his way to victory in iowa. >> what he did to b carson was a disgrace that he had quit the race. everyone knew he didn't quit the race. >> reporter: referring to this cruz campaign e-mail sent on
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report saying dr. carson is taking time off after iowa. it goes on to say please inform any carson caucusgoers of this news and urge them too caucus for ted cruz. >> it's ott a mistakak he did it on purpose. >> reporter: carson says it hurt his chances in iowa and he's calling for accountability. >> at least those pple who are responsible should come out publicly anddmit what they did. >> reporter: cruz apologized to % carson but is standing by his campaign's actions. will you fe or suspend anyone at your campaign for putting out misinformation. >> no, we're not going to scapegoat anybody and i would note that the news story that our team passed on was true and accurate. cnn reported it. >> reporter: but is it a dirty trick to confuse voters? >> is it a dirty trick to pass on your news story? you're in the business. would you think it was if i i forwarded an abc news story or just a dirty trick to pass on n stories? >> reporter: cruz lashing out at trump saying the billionaire is stirring the pot because he lost
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>> well, listen, it qs no surprise that donald is throwing yet another temper tantrum or if you like another trumper tantrum. >> reporter: governor chris christie is keeping the pressure on senator marco rubibi christie warning of the dangers of senator. >> fool me once shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me. >> reporter: now, governor christie part of that pool of governors that right now is sort of at the bottom of the polls along with jeb bush and governono john kasich, all campaigning very hard in new hampshire hoping for a ticket to south carolina. george. >> okay, tom, thanks very much. chris christie does join us now from keene, new hampshire, this morning. you're saying marco rubio is barack obama? >> what i'm saying, george, he's's a first term united states senator and has had no experience at all of ever managing anything. and that we've tried that once before and republicans have watched over the last seven years as the president has mad
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we need to make sure we nominate someone who not only can beat hillary clinton but also can manage the government and get it back on the right track once they're elected president of the united states, no need to take those chances, george, on someone who's never managed anything larger than a 0-person senate staff. >> marco says you're lashing out because you're losing. he's in second place, you're stuck at 5% in sixth place right now. >> george, you know, marco can say whatever he wants about tt but this is his experience or lack thereof. he just doesn't have any experience, george. all he has is experience of being a legislator. we've tried that as a part and as a country and it doesn't work. >> you've been hitting him pretty consistently for the last several days. is that pretty much a concession that if yououon't beat him on tuesday it's the end of the line for you? >> no, it's not a concession to that at all, george. but what it is is trying to raise a really importantssue for new hampshire voters as we get to go to the polls.
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have a candidate who actually know what they're doing. we need to have a candidate who is willing to take qstions from the press in an unguarded way and need to have a candidate that does more than 45-minute drive-by town hall meetings and marco rubio has been the most protected coddled candidate in the race so what i said before is let the boy comom out of the bubble. let's see what he can take, because as y y know the heat he'll get from hillary clinton if he was ever the nominee will be much greater than anything any of us can throw at him. >> we havehis controversy brewing about the iowa caucuses. donald trump and ben carson lashing out at ted cruz suggesting that he stole the iowa caucuses, merit to that argument? >> i don't think so. you know, i don't think any time in politics when you lose and you ask for a do-over that's something that gives people a lot of confidence in your leadershipable. the resultstsre the results. you move on and but to the next contest and try to win thehe next contest, stop focusing on the rearview mirror. >> you have been focusing so
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done town hall meeting after town hall meeting making the case now for several months but do appear to be stuck right now. how can you change that? >> just keep working, george. that's how you do it. you keep working, do well in the debate on saturday night. i will tell you this, you look at the polls that were going into iowa, thepolls, the last one "the des moines register" was wrong on donald trump and ted cruz by nine points and wrong with marco rubio by eight points. this has been difficult to race to poll and i know you're obsessed with polls. you want them every day and question everything on polls but tpe fact is you all were saying donald trump was a winner over the weekend, that he was definitely going to win the iowa caucuses. and then it turns out he loses so i'm not going toet into that game with you, george. it's like when people vote we'll know w wt happens and make decisions based off that but if we made decisions based offer the polls that you guys were counting on onsunday, we would
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and this thing would be in a much different direction. >> we'll see you saturday night. thanks, governor. >> looking forward to it, george. thank you. george now to the democrats and hillary clinton and bernie sanders facing some tough questions at a town hall last night. they are, of course, preparing for a big debate tonight and abc's cecilia vega is in manchester with the latest on all of that. goododorning to you, cecilia. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you. bernie sanders may have the big lead in the polls here but that not stopping hillary clinton from trying to mark her turf right here in his own backyard. overnight hillary clinton on the hot seat. defending the big bucks she received for paid speeches. >> did you have to be paid $675,000? >> well, i don't know. that's what they offereded >> reporter: even bringing back that famous phrase. >> do you still believe there's a vast right wing conspiracy? >> don't you? >> i'm asking you. >> yeah. it's gotten even better funded. >> reporter: and clint still
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just won't seem to go away. >> what will you do to regain that trust? >> i have to really demonstrate as clearly as i can who i am, what i stand for and what i've always done. >> reporter: in bernie sanders' own backyard the vermont senator not holding back either. >> we are taking on the most powerful political organization in the country and that's, you know, t clinton organization. >> reporter: but now just days away from the nation's first primary, clinton and sanders both lookingngo the future. andsanders and clinton will face off in a debate tonight right here in new hampshire. the dnc announcing there will be six more debates between now and may 1. also in flint, michigan, amy that means this race on this democratic side will not end any time soon. >> all right, cecilia, thanks so much. the democrats are tonight but the next republican debate is just two days away and "world news tonight" anchor david muir
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raddatz will moderate it right here on abc, george. we move on to get the latest on the dangerous zika virus spreading to florida where the governor declared a tatef emergency in four counties and ground zero for the outbreak, brazil, is struggling to contain it with prominent voices now calling for this summer's olympics to be cancelled. our d richard besser is on the scene in brazil right now. good morning, rich. >> reporter: good morning, george. every four years we look forward to the olympic games and the world coming together. but this year it's different and that's why healthfficials are so concerned because when the world comes together duringg a viral epidemic, when people go home they may not go home alone. with millions of tourists in rio for the start of brazil's carnival tomorrow and millions more expected this summer for thelympic games, controlling the zika crisis is more urgent than ever. [ speaking a foreign language ] overnight brazil's preredent saying the virus has gone from a distant nightmare t t a real threat.
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start d deloping a vaccine but until one is ready, she says, mosquito prevention is their best course of action. now this morning, some who doubt whether brazil can get za under control by the summer are calling for the rio olympics to be canceled. >> i don't know that it's up to doing the olympics and epidemic control at the same time. mosquitoes are a a tough opponent. >> reporter: the u.s. olympic committee tells abc news it is keeping a close eye on the situation d that team usa participants will be made aware of the recommendations regarding travel there especially for olympic athletes like michael phelps whose pregnant fiancee is among the people worried. while the u.s. women's soccer team is focusing on qualifying for the rio olympics, head coach jill ellis tells "the dallas morning news" the zik outbreak is concerning. over the next two weeks brazil has a trial run for what crowds
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it's carnival season so visitors are coming from around the globe and also mosquito season when people return home we'll see what happens to the zika epidemic. george and amy. >> that is scary. >> certainly is a lot of questions to be answered there still. now to a big security headline. there was an arrest of three isis sympathizers in germany overnight. authorities conducted raids in three cities including berlin and they've arrested two men and a woman with alleged ties to an algerian group linked to isis and suspected of plotting attacks in germany. and then security, of course, titit in the u.s. as we get ready for the super bowl. the big game just three days away. that is a live look at levi's adium in santa clara, california, around 75,000 people will be packing in there sunday night and abc's pierre thomas has a look at how the fbi and homeland security are making sure everyone stays safe. >> reporter: from this heavily armed tactical team preparing to
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>> we're not going to be too far away. >> reporter: to the coast guard deploying speedboats for waterway patrols and big machine guns that fire these bullets, no one taking any chances with this year's super bowl. the potevtial threat of terror real and present. >> we try to anticipate things that could happen from multiple different directions but we're always inform the by recent events. >> reporter: s surity always tight for the big game, but this year a joint fbi homelanan security threat assessment specifically points to the paris attacks where a stadium full of fans was targeted and the san bernardino massacre as evidence of what could happen during the super bowl. >> i think the achilles heel for us is either an active shooter or a lone wolf terrorist event. >> reporter: bomb-sniffing dogs and undercover police already everywhere and monitors searching for chemical and biological weapons have been secretly deployed. these x-ray machines are
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delivered from the food to halftime show. during the game, military fighter jets and u.s. customs and border protection blackhawks will patrol the skies hunting for menacing planes and a new potential threat, drones. so many out there, t t faa released this super bowl video warning. >> but leave your drone at home. >> reporter: no drones allowed within 32 miles of the super amy. much. we all know the panthers are getting ready for the big game panther family is making jaguar. love that transition? >> yes. >> panthers not the jaguars, a real one called el jefe spanish for the boss. he is caught on video, the only known wild jaguar in the united states and was seen -- >> hence the song "one is the loneliest nunuer".
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they know jaguars prefer to be alone. they preferro hunt alone. they prefer to live alone. they believe he's about seven years old and experts are saying that they hope a female jaguar will cross the border from mexico, keep el jefe some company and in turn boost the population in the process. >> we want more jaguars in this country. >> we only have one. we're just trying to hook him up. >> need a littltl hole in the fence. >> there's an app for that. >> he's lonely. he needs a mate every once in a while. >> i know if he does get a mate he's no longer going to be the boss. that's the way it works around here. temperatures in the upper 50s, yesterday very warm across the northeast but we've got this wave developing along the front and cold air coming in. challenging forecast could see snow tomorrow for the morning commute, new york, i-95 and
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good morning, south florida. i'm jacey bur. julie is here with a check on the forecast. we are seeing a mix of sun and clouds out there. autiful start on this friday eve. temperatures though still warm and muggy. have an east southeast degrees anywhere between 7 and 11 miles per hour. now not nearly a windy as what we saw yesterday. so the muggy continue humidity continues in a how muggy it feels as temperatures are definitely above average. i know it looks nicelong
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elevated risk risk of rip currents. by afternoon high wills reach lower 80s. above average. enjoy it rain returns tonight a cold front moves in tomorrow morningtravel into miami this morning a crash in our express lanes i-95 at 54th street. you can see out express lanes or moving but all heavy congestion there we're all six, seven lanes of traffic you see traffic data there those delays are stretching for several miles. really starting to wurn 0 third street down to airport expressway. about 5 miles@of delays. so thing something else to get to if you a traveling westbound. just past we have a crash there. well one person is dead three others are in hospital this morning after a crash in kendall. that crash had westbound lanes of kendall drivehut down for hours they since reopened. three other people were hurt. and right now a six-year-old is in hospital after he was hit by miami police car. officers say at boy was riding a scooter when he was hit along northwest fifth avenue near 58 street lamt night he did suffer broken bones appear driver crash ad car into lauderhill on run
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welcome back to "gma." yoare looking at the republican debate stage getting set for their final showdown saturday. the remaining nine candidate also face off right here on abc. >> a lot of stand-ins. the tsa watching over the investigation into that deadly somalia plane explosion that ripped a giant hole in the side and injured multiple people before the pilot landed fely. this morning the assault case against bill cosby set to move forward after cosby appeared in court wednesday trying to get the charges thrown out. his lawyers now say he'll appeal. and it is just three days until the super bowl and today the nfl is holding its first ever women's summit. robin is there andnd she's interviewing nfl commissioner roger goodell looking forward t seeing that tomorrow right here. >> she'll be back tomorrow. right now we'll get to new developments in that virginia murder mystery. as friends and family mourn 13-year-old nicole lovell one of the suspect's former teammates is speaking out.
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profiler after this report from eva pilgrim. >> reporter: overnight mourners, loved ones and f fmer teachers paying tribute to 13-year-old nicole lovell. her funeral just hours away. >> everybody is going to tell you they're goingo miss her smile because she had some kind of, you know, magic. i will miss her potential. >> reporter: two virginia tech students david eisenhauer and natalie keepers behind bars facing charges for her death. >> one in five people don't have jobs. >> reporter: this video on youtube belonging to a student named natalie keepers may be giving us a glimpsese at the now 19-year-old more than a year before the alleged murder. authorities say eisenhauer, a former member o the track team was abusing his relationship with the seventh grade girl he chatted with on a message, kk, his teammates stunned by the charges. one writing, none of this had to happen yet i'm left here wondering why it did. gaige kern posting this open letter to his friend.
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don't hate you. three lives are now wasted. nicole's family say she v vished last tuesday night. authorities say she was murdered the next day. satuay her body was found more than 80 miles away in north carolina. the sheriff saying eisenhahar choosing that location because he's familiar with the area. it's about twowo miles from a home owned by his extended family. nicole's death robbing her middle school friends of their small town innocence >> there is still a lot of sadness going on, still some of her best friends still are just kind of scarred by it. >> reporter: for "good morning america," eva pilgrim, abc news, blacksburg, virginia. >> thanks to eva for that joined by dr. mary ellen owe toole. thanks foror joining us this morning. so on the outside david eisenhauer, star athlete, star student, as well, now charged with first degree murder. how do you characterize it?
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as he was and as admired as he was, it tends to be even easier to hide or obfuscate. >> easier. >> criminal behavior. sure, people don't queion it. what we call in the fbi like icon intimidation. when someone has a particular status because of their job or because of success, people don't question who they are or what they're doing, so it is sometimes much easier to hide that deep, dark secret life. >> one of the unusual aspects of this case is that he had an alleged accessory here, natalie keepers also charged here with being an accessory bore the fact. kind of unusual for a boy and girl to peopleteam up like this. >> it really is and even more unusual that you have two females in this -- you have the victim and then you have a co-offender and so it it becomes even more difficult to determine what were the roles of everybody
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from everything i'm reading and reviewing, he seems to be very good at manipulating people and i think that ability really played into this case with both women. >> what's the number one thing investigators will be focusing in on right now? >> well, they're going to be looking at his past behavior. they'll be looking at who else could have been involved, looking at whether or not he's done this before and looking for other young girls he reached out for on that particular site they'll look for behavior that led up to this crime because this is not the result of waking up one morning and just snapping. there's an evolutionary process to this type of behavior. investigators will be looking for that. >> so much planning. dr. o'toole, thanks very much. >> so chilling. all right. now to that manhunt under way for a couple called the real-life bonnie and clyde wanted for a string of robberies and kidnappings across the south considered armed and dangerous and linzie janis has that story. >> reporter: in their facebook
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typical loving couple. but this surveillance footage offers a very different perspective on the duo many are calling the 21st century's bonnie and clyde. watch as blake fitzgerald and brittany nicole harper rob a gas station in georgia, force the cashier into an suv then drop her off at a nearby exit. the incident just one in a series of armed robberies the couple is believed to have committed throughout the southeast over the last week. police say it began at this hotel in tuscaloosa, alabama, where they took the hotel clerk hostage. >> i just wanted t t get them out of the hotel as quickly as possible. >> reporter: then they were off to hoover, alabama where they tried to carjack the manager off a mcdonald's. >> i'm blessed. i could have been dead. >> reporter: the couple both with long arrest records saemed to have been mocking law enforcement in recent days, brittany posting, i wasn't planning on going for a run today but those cops came out of nowhere.
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turn themselves in. this is so crazy, writes one of brittany's friends. i don't want you to die but i'm afraid you are headed in that direction. >> really scared what the outcome will be. >> reporter: for "good morning america," linzie janis, abc news, new york. >> and our thanks to linzie for that. coming up next, bernie madoff back in the headlines inside his life and what we're learning about his wife ruth after that multibillion dollar scam.n our own reality. with our heads in the clouds. like a bunch of space cadets. huh? what? i've drawn a blank. what's my line? [director]: reset! maybe we do live in a fantasy... our own little bubble. just hangin' out! as if we're not completely down to earth. but just a bunch of dreamers? no way! we're just like everyone else. you know, average joes.
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back now with the latest on the bernie madoff scandal. abc's new miniseries putting his fraud scheme and downfall back in the spotlight.t. this morning's brian ross has the inside look at how the madoffs are living today and what's happened toll those missing billions stolen from victims. good morning, ian. >> reporter: to the surprise of many it was announced this week a huge chunk of that money stolen by bernie madoff has now been recovered. some $11 billion of the $17
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the search is on for even more with the final lot of bernie and ruth's goal and emerald jewelry up for auction online today. evevy morning bernard madoff wakes up at this federal prison in north carolina where he is serving a 150-year sentence. prisoner number 61727054 who once had billions in the bank now works as a delivery boy in the commissary where he makes less than a dollar an hour. his former cell mate j.d. wind feel in for bank robbery says madoff is relieved to be in prison. >> i think he was glad to be caught. i think he was just, you know, tearing him up inside what was going on. i think he was glad for it to come to a close. >> reporter: madoff in the blue jumpsuit has maintained many of his investors should actually thank him. in h h one recorded interview with "new york" magazine. >> did i make a lot of money for people, yeah, i made a lot of money for people. >> reperter: madoff's wife ruth now lives alone in a one bedroom
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seen in this new video at the grocery store, no limo. no domestic taff to help her but to the outrage of her husband's victims, the government allowed her to keep $2.5 million to live on. this week the u.s. marshals put the final lot of ruth's jewelry up for auction after earlier selling off her half million dollar diamond ring. >> sold at $550,000. >> reporter: and the family's new york penthouse, the homes in palm beach, the riviera and on the ocean in the hampton, all that's left of the madoff legacy is a hug warehouse full of boxes and boxes of the phony documents used to pull off his massive ponzi scheme. we were the first outsiders allowed inside. this is what? >> his blackbook. >> his chair. where the kinin of all scams sat for so many years. and we also saw bags and bags of shredded paper, documents the fbi says madoff destroyed to hide the scale of his crime. >> had he shredded a lot of
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him would have been very, very difficult. >> reporter: he wouldn't be serving the rest of his life in prison. >> he would have gone to jail for something but maybe not 150 years. >> and as to the question of whether ruth knew what was going on, she has repeatedly denied she knew anything about it and has never been charged with a crimeeut she is a tragic figure. her husband will die in prison and her two sons are already dead, one by suicide, the other from cancer a year and a half ago. >> i think a lot would be surprised she got to keep $2.5 million. >> many of the victi are very upset about that but they felt that was the best they could do and negotiated strongly for that and bernie, by the way, is in charge of the remote in the day room at the prison so he's likely going to be watching out the coverage. >> is he very interested in his own coverage. >> extremely interested. >> thank you so much. tune in tonight for the abc miniseries "madoff":00 followed by a special special on real-life madoff story at 10:00
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for goodness sakes. >> welcome to the rty. >> we've been waiting for you. >> you better get in the huddle. we're back with football and that burning question which isn't burning me up at all, i don't know, but frommom brady to cam newton, why do these star quarterbacks always seem to be so goodd looking? >> yeah, why, michael. >> i don't think they are actually but "sports illustrated" is on the case and on the case for u u as t.j. holmes has the story. >> strahan, a weird night at the holmes house as she catches me looking up pictures of handsome men. it was just research, baby. but these so-called handsome men, these quarterback, turns out they're not even the best-lookingudes on the they're the face of the nfl.
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to see why many associate the role of quarterback with good looks. >> tom brady at the highest level but it's also the good-looking high school kid dating the cheerleader. >> but are they really the most attractive players on the field? john wertheim and sam summers try to answer it in "this is your brain on sports"? took media photos of all the quarterbacks and had a random sample of people who weren't big football fans look at them. on a scale of one to ten how attractive are these guys. >> reporter: they ran it again using photos of wide receivers then defensive backs so which group was deemed most attractive? wide receivers like eric decker came out on top and defensive backs like charles woodson. >> if anything they came out at the bottom. >> reporter: the pretty boys came in last? i thought the quarterbacks for the most part are above average in the looks department.
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we just assume they are. it's called the halo effect because the quarterback seemingly has all the power onn the field, that leadership and success amplifies their attractiveness. it's all in your head.. it's all in your head. all right, so they did this poll a couple of times. the best looking quarterbacks were alex smith of the chiefs, then brady then tannehill of the dolphins so did this for college guys too. quarterbacks came in last. >> they didn't put defensive linemen. >> they didn't want to because you guys were too bulky. >> who doesn't love a little bulk. you need a little bulk in your
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morning, south florida i'm eric. i'm jacey bur. let's check in with julie. it is warm one. look at this temperatures right now, 14 degrees above where we should be withemperature of 75 in miami. 75 fort lauderdale, 77 already in key west. southeast breeze bringing warmth and humidity you will feel this morning wind speeds between 8 and 14 miles per hour. not nearly a breezy what we saw yesterday. but we're keeping elevator, for you beach goers your forecast an above average temperatures starting us off we will stay that lay washington was a high in lower 80s with better chance of a storms tonight due to cold front moving in soinging showers tomorrow morning and a cooler weather by tomorrow afternoon. thanks so much. mccar sure causeway we had an accident scene here blocking westbound lanes camera facing west no major issues looks like folks heading towards miami experiencing some stop and go traffic there. and then actually, let's look, right over there looks like where our broken down car is this mororng sometimes it just pops up for you.
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here travel northbound equal ridge drive an accident scene, and a lot of red indicates slow downs this morning. 14 miles per hour for northbound drivers. if you can truck it over to u.s. 1 i'd do so. now 1 and only exclusive a wild wreck on miami beach all caught on camera an suv slams into taxi cab on collins avenue this happened on wednesday. then it flips on to its roof before finally comin to a stop. police say that driver was a drunk. 23-year-old odessa brandon a french citizen arrested. she's now facing a dui charge. taxi driver i expected to be okay. reunderstand sentencing hearing continues today for man convicted of killing his best friend in a middle school bathroom. michael her nandz 26 years old he first received a life understand without a possibility of parole for stabbing.back in 2004. now that ruling was revoked by supreme court ruling. he could still receive a new life sentence but would be eligible for parole after 25 years.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and breaking overnight a scareor taylor swift. officers race to her california home after the neighbors call 911. a man arrested after trying to get on to her proper. also this morning, the trial that transfixed the nation the now the story of o.j. on screen and causing major backlash. ron goldman's father speaks out for the first time since the miniseries kicked off and marcia clark revealing it's like reliving a nightmare. this morning, o.j.'s confidant speaks out live parenting alert. are you struggling with your teens and their screens, h all that time with tab leis and phones could damage their development. the new boundaries you can set as a family starting now. and clooney getting clueless. >> we wrote this with you in mind. and then i read it and he's an idiot. >> the big name stars he's
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it started as a clooney practical joke and they are spilling all this morning. l that and we're headed to the big game, jesse, gronk and kid correspondent marlo going for a touchdown as we say -- >> good morning, america. nice happy crowd in times square this morning. kind of warm out there. robin out west on assignment interviewing roger goodell. there he is, nfl commissioner. just a few days till the big game. >> you know we're counting down with the thing everybody loves to eat at 8 a.m., snacks. pigs in a blanket. treats to inspire your super bowl party allll part of tory's "deals & steals." they lookkgood. they taste good. >> we've got them here, in the control om. oh, there's our executive
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camera. change the shot. anyway, good to know you can get snacks. >> we'll go from the super bowl to a dating adventure. our producer erica scott is in 10 states" journey. >> a good date. >> she's brave. >> swiping right, putting dating app tinder t the test and also revealing which day of the week is actually the best day of the week to go on a date. i didn't know that -- thing. >> and also what time of day is the best time of the day to go on a date. >> and you saw she was up in hawaii working her way back east right now and amy made her way over to the desk for the morning rundown. >> i think hawaii is the perfect place for a date. just saying. good morning, we begin with the race for the president. a poll out this morning showing donald trump holding a 20-point lead in new hampshire as the campaign rhetoric heats up. trump claiming ted cruz stole votes in iowa by spreading a false report that ben carson might be dropping out of the race. cruz insists his campaign did
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quote, losing it. meanwhile, there is one less candidate on the trail. rick santorum has ended his campaign. bernie sanders and hillary clinton faced off at a town hall meeting and sanders criticized her ties to wall street. clinton defended her credentials as a progressive saying she likes to get things done. there is a new call for brooz to cancel the olympics becausee of the zika virus although brazilian officials are calling it a real threat, they vow the olympics will go on. meanwhile, florida has declared an emergency in four counties with at least nine zika cases reported in that state. a major safety recall. honda is recalling another 2 million vehicles because their air bags made by takata could explode including models back to 2005. our web has t complete list. look at this. a car ended up on the roof of
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the driver was injured but thankfully is recovering. and now to some tense moments a taylor swift's house. police responding to reports that someone was trying to get inside her home. abc's phillip mena has that story. >> reporter: overnight a scare for megapop star taylor swift, officers responding to her californiaome and arresting this man. go down inflames >> reporter: it's unknown if the "blank space" singer was home but neighbors growing concerned when they saw the man near the home and called 911. the lapd say that when they arrived a man was banging on the front gate of the home. authorities taking the man into custody and transporting him to a medical facility for a mental evaluation. swift not the first hollywood celebrity to have a fan too close to home. >> what's your name? >> sandra bullock. >> reporter: sandra was asleep in her mansion in 2014 when she
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this frantic 911 call. >> i'm locked this my closet. i have a safe door. i'm locked in the closet right now. >> reporter: as for swift she's yet to comment and the trespasser has reportedly not been charged but overnight her spokesperson telling the media this is why it's irresponsible for the media to publish the addresses or recent real estate transactions of celebrities. this or potentially worse is the end result. phillip mena, abc news, new york. >> our thanks to phillip for that. ever noticed when someone yawns you yawn just a few seconds later. a new study finds that women are more susceptible to contagious yawning than men. scientists say it may be because women are just more empathetic. we are not afraid to yawn in response to others, researchers found women picked up yaw about 55% of the time. while men only did so 40% of the time. i must be sympathetic to my script because just seeing the word yawn --
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started to yawn. >> just suggesting it. >> if i yawn it's not because i'm trying to make you feel better. i'm just tired. >> how about you, michael? >> okay. now here's a look at what's coming up on the "gma morning menu." there's a lot of backlash to the new o.j. series this morning and we're going to hear from o.j.'s confidant about what simpson is saying about the series from behind bars. how much screen time is too much for your kids? what it's really doing to their minds and how to set boundaries. we have george clooney, josh brolin and channing tatum all spilling the beans on the movie that started as a clooney practical joke. plus, tory johnson is here with great "deals & steals" coming up live here in times square on "gma." [ cheers and applause ] "gma's morning menu" is brought to you by advil.
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i'm pregnant. i am never letting go. for all the nevers in life, state farm is there. we're back now with the "the people v. o.j. simpson," the series bringing back vivid memory, controversies too from two decades ago and some players not happy with how it's being told. deborah roberts with more. hey, deborah. >> lots of buzz around this one, ofofcourse, the trial that mesmerize the nation is again taking center stage. the fx series bringing in 5 5 million viewers making it the channel's most watched drama series debut ever and as you say, perhaps one of its most controversial. >> you got two victims in brentwood. >> brent wood? nobody gets killed in brentwood. >> reporter: this morning the fx series sparking big buzz on sosoal media and among those portrayed in the series. >> we the j jy in the above
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defendant orenthal j. simpson not guilty of the crime of murder. >> reporter: for the father o o ron goldman murdered alongside nicole brown simpson mixed emotions. >> some parts i was okay with. and others, not. i was okay with t rantings of the killer because that's who he is. >> reporter: goldman who owns rights to the infamous book "if i did it confessions of the killer" says it does a disservice to his son and nicole brown simpson. >> their onln involvement in this series is as dead bodies in the beginning and that's the extent of the victims in this story. it's a story primarily as we understand it about the attorneys. >> reporter: one of those attorneys former simpson prosecutor marcia clark saying on "the view." the series may serve a positive purpose. >> it's a good thing. it will spark the discussion we need to have about the reasons for the division, the racial divide when it comes to the view of the trial and the verdict.
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housegue and prosecution witness cato kaelyn says it's filled with inaccuracies even mocking his portrayal in a new york daily news he say writing i'm talking scenes where that ridiculous blond wig is rearing its ugly head which were completely fabricated. >> talking about the mother of my children dying and they're asking me these questions. >> anybody watching it especially the generation who never knew of this case at all, i think they have to watch with a clear eye anan understand that this is a fictionalized version and not everything is going to be true. >> clearly this tv drama has been difficult for many who lived through that courtroom ordeal. marcia clark said it was like reliving a nightmare. we reached out to fx to talk about some of these commences and they had noo comment but i have to tell you all lots of
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from the actors i interviewed. cuba g gding jr. thought, okay, good, o.j. got justice but in filming this he broke down in tears once because he never really thought as much about the victims so even the actors themselves have been transported by it in where were you? >> everyone knows where they were during that bronco chase. it's really remarkable. >> we'll be wching still, deborah. >> yeah, we will. >> thanks. joining us from tampa is o.j. simpson's friend and manager norman pardo. thanks for joining us this morning. o.j. is not happy with the idea of this series, is he? >> oh, no, this is not something he's looking forward to. especially wh his parole hearing coming up. >> and you - >> to rehash all this. >> i'll bet he's not a what are his biggest problems with this and what have you heard as you've been in touch with him? >> the only real problem i think he has with any of this, him personally he doesn't really care other than his parole, i'm
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on this next year but his kids. i think that they're having to relive something that the don't want to do and it's going to last for a couple of months. that's the sad thing. >> do you think he'll watch? >> ou've got -- well, i'm sure he will, because o.j.'s -- he'll say he won't but he always does. he always says he never reads the rags but he does. i mean curiosity, it's about him even though it's fictional or whatnot, it's still about him so he'll watch, you know. somehow they'll figure out a way to do it. it's just sad for the kids. that's the main thing. they shouldn't have to go through this all over again. their mother was butchered, you know, and their father is considered a murderer by a lot and they have to relive that for the next twoonths over and over and over. they can't even go to the restaurant without it airing so it's just -- it's a hard thing for them. >> how about that portrayal by cuba gooding jr.?
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i mean i'm sure he's a really nice guy and all but he's definitely not like o.j. simpson. they never consulted ii don't think anybody from o.j.'s side to explain thatt that's not o.j. it doesn't even sound like him. i don't't even know what's up with the uh stuff.f. that part made me laugh. i don't get it but he did the best he could, i guess. it's just o.j. simpson has a charisma about him. he's a good-looking guy. he's a ladies man. big guy,ou know, football player. you know, when he walks into a room, everybody runs to him. the women, i mean, it's just- they called him bait in college because of his looks. i mean, and cuba gooding jr. is a nice guy but he's not a big guy. he doesn't look like o.j. in any way, shape or form and definitely doesn't sound like him. >> last tqme we saw o.j. on tape he seemed like a pretty defeated guy. >> well, he is. he's very depressed right now. i mean, he doesn't want to talk to people. he's becomeeal isolated.
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every time he talks to somebody it brings back the outside and then he has to reinstitutionalize himself so he reallyikes to be left alone. you know, when we have friends that go visit him, he'll visitit them for a minute or two then he's got to go. he said i've got to go back in there. we're working on fantasy football things and he actually leaves them there. which is really weird because they drive three days to get there. >> you know, i'm wondering -- >> he's the one ready to believe. >> before we go this movie "concussion" has sparked a lot of debate about degenerative brain disease in football and the doctor who inspired it thinks that he thinks o.j. suffers from it, that disease known as cte. do you think he may be right? >> o.j. has a lot of shall issues, i mean he'll do things that are just whacked out. he'll sit in thecorner. he'll talk to himself. he'll answer himself. you know, i've caught him doing that numerous times. i deal with people who are usually unpromotable, the people that have to be turned around.
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deal with him because he doesn't understand a lot of things like going in vegas when he went into that room. he knew better, he called me and i told him don't go in there but he did it because he doesn't understand things. 's like a child. when we handle him it's like a child. you really got to -- you know, you got to really watch him, watch his manner itches. i think that fx should have actually contacted me just to get some of my video. i got 70 hours of him? us to learn his mannerisms to find out what he's like to be around. >> mr. pardo, thanks very much. >> you could sec. >> thank you very much for your time this morning. >> all right, thank you. >> amy. >> all right, george. to you to a big headline for parents this morning about your kids and all that screen time. experts are now saying, yes, it could hurt their very many and one mom is tryg to turn it all around with her new movie "screenagers." reena ninan is here with her story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i will be the first to admit it, i was in the middlef a wedding reception and pulled out my ipad to keep the kids entertained.
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come on. apparently now there's science showing just what technology is doing to our kids. >> all started with one question. what new phone to get my daughter. >> reporter: as a physician delaney is used to diagnosing problem answer solving them of the as a mom to teens tessa and chase she struggled with the dilemma facing many americans, how mumu technology is too much for her kids? >> i was completely struggling with how to get my kids to not be on screens all the time. >> reporter: in a fascinating new movie called "screenagers" she shows their desire for screen time. >> what would you do with it. >> i will be cool and i'd be able to look busy in awkward situations. >> reporter: the science of how it can actually affect young minds. >> you can't have the conversations that would lead to the development of empathy and self. >> there's a release of dopamine
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phone pulling out answer glancing at it becauseou want that release of the pleasure producing chemical. >> reporter: kids spend nearly 6.5 hours on screens not including screen time for classroom or homework. screenagers find plenty of parents sharing the struggle from parents frustrated by the teens' selfie culture. >> i haven't seen her taking a real ft at the of anything but herself. >> reporter: to playing too many video games. >> when i tried to stop him he turns into another person. >> reporter: she found the best way to manage her own family's screen use is having boundaries which include a family contract they designed together. >> we don't have cell phones in our bedrooms at night. not at the dining roooo table and also when we're in the car. >> reporter: it isn't always easy. >> i wish i had unlimited access but i recognize and understand that the rules are there for legitimate reasons. >> it's still a struggle at
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we're a group doing this together. >> reporter: and t t film also tackles issues that come with a lot of screen time like online bullying and screen addiction making so many of us really just because they're hanging out in their rooms doesn't mean they're fully safe. >> they're in another world inside there. thank you so much, reena. >> thanks, reena. we are on the road to the big game three days to go until super bowl 50 and we've got an exclusive sneak peek. if you don't want to see the commercials before the big game close your eyes right now. a brand-new ad that will have you dancing through the decades with pepsi and singer janelle monae. take a look. do you love me i can really move do you love me i'm in the groove don't go for second best baby put your love to the test you know you know you got to
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monday morning, that's right. first the front will bring us shower, tonight into tomorrow morning. so enjoy today. temperatures now mid and upper 70's. it is warm and muggy, south southeast breeze 8 to 14 miles per hour. beautiful, if you are headed to the beach, moderate risk of rip current. highs warmer with slight chance of showers, rain >> you want to know what? >> what's the weather going to be like on sunday? >> in denver. >> yeah, in denver. >> aren't you going to be inside watching the game? >> yes. >> so it doesn't matter. >> all right, lara, back inside to you. >> one way to look at it. "pop news" time and we begin with news for theater lovers. whoopi goldberg, martin short, nathan lane a few of the stars preparing to are an interesting theater experiment that will happen in new york where a different actor will play the lead role each night if a play and get this, they're only given the script when they step on to
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no rehearsal, no set, no director. and a live audience, no pressure. what could possibly go wrong? the offbroad way show called "white rabbit red rabbit" here in new york limited engagement march 7th. >> a lot of stars continue to sign up so take a look for that. actually interesting experiment. >> i don't get it. >> well -- >> what do they know about the play before they go on. >> they're not allowed to look. their interpretation of the words. >> wow. >> that's pretty cool. >> okay, that could be a fun date night or a disaster. all right, also in "pop news" -- zoinks. scooby-dooby do, where are you. you seem to have changed. they've gotten a massive makeover leaving fans saying. r ruh-h-h. they look totally different in is. >> they sure do.
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comics has scooby sporting a bionic blue eyeball. daphne has swapped out her signature cute dress that wanted so badly as child, jump shoots and jinkie. is. a total hipster with a tattoo sleeve and earrings. dc has destred a classic -- i hope they still have scooby snacks. >> the mystery van. >> the van. >> that would be fun for us on halloween, not the apocalypse version. the old version. hey, fred. >> totally. totally. >> and also, a little stevie wonder now to help us w wh this one, the song -- uptight the hot new trend in how to wear your jeans. levi's introducing a brand-new denim called the wedgie fit. >> no, no. >> what?
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they're taking mom jean and making it more flattering with a little lift and separate givg wearers a more rounded look from behind. kylie jenn posted a picture of the wedgie jean. there you go showing off her assets on instagram. wedgie fit does not sound comfortable but levi says it's incrediblecomfortable and bloggers have called it the most flattering jean that they've seen in recent years. >> rob, rob. >> thank you, george. i'll take advice. >> i'm going to save the last video. it's so cute. i don't want to rush it. >> can we do it tomorrow. >> thoughts of wedgie jeans. when we come back some really good stuff.
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oh my >> good morning. let's chk on the weather. >> it is a warm one. we have had temperatures mid 70. we continue to warm. highs lower 80's. it will be warm with slight chance of showers in the forecast, because of a front just to the north. currently i am happy to tell you we are waking up to mix of sun and clouds, dry for now. the rain, showers and thunderstorms continue to push toward the south. we increase rain chances tonight and tomorrow. when the front clear skies, much cooler tomorrow afternoon. another front sunday, early storms sunday morning, then chilly monday morning. >> traffic alert, this happening theelast two minutes. i-95 northbound, looks like it is completely shut down at this point. i am imagining a rescue must be coming to this location, 151st. exess lanes are blocked, with travel lanes.
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i-95 northbound appears to be completely shut down south of the glades. take 441 u.s. 1 or turnpike. one person is dead, three in the hospital this morning after a serious crash in kennedy. the accident had west lanes shut down for hours. they have reopened. three other people were hurt. >> a driver o crashed a car on the run. police have n nt released the description of who they are looking for. >> we have lots of news we need to keep working for you, ass we keep an eye on everything on the
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>> good morning america returns. check outut times square right now. a bunch of sailors from the uso and getting into the game day spirit, as well. just a few dayss till the super bowl and we have a "deals & steals" to inspire your super bowl party. >> yeah, good stuff out there. >> some good eats in there. plus george clooney and all-star cast of "hail, caesar!"% have a new moved and all started as clooney's practical joke. we'll have more on that coming up. >> a big cast right there but now we move on to our "10 dates in 10 states." our producer erica scott is in the middle of her digital dating adventure across america fresh off date number two in hawaii getting ready for date number three in l.a. and she's got some advice on the popular dating a as she's using to find a match. okay, guys, we're ready for date number two, doug will be here in a few minutes, 25, he loves to surf. he's a hawaiian native so knows what he's doing better than i will. >> i'm here to meet erica.
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>> date number two is in the books. it was a lot of @un, paddle boarding at the resort. tuesday's date was on thing and wednesday's date was on tinder. hinge, you have autual facebook friend whereas tinder is infamous for letting you swipe left or right based on whether you think someone looks good. so you're kind of just judging them based on their looks. you grew up i i hawaii. >> yeah.. my whole life. >> i thought doug looked like a cool guy. a lot assume you won't find meaningful relationships on tinder because unlike having a mutual friend on hinge you have no idea what they'll be like in re life. there is no way of me knowing after only one date with josh from hinge or doug from tinder but i have to believe both seemed genuine and true to their profijes. >> thank you. >> nice to meet you. >> one of the reasons the date with doug was so cool because it was so active. conversation was running smoothly because we had
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boarding in the lagoon and snorkeling in rainbow reef. now we obviously had a date during the day but according to match 60% of singles think that the evening i i a better time for a date and they also think that saturday is the best day off the week for it so it kind of seems like i'm just breaking all the rules. ;> erica joins us from hawaii right now. breaking the rules but that date looked like some fun, erica, right there. what about the dference between these two apps right there, hinge and tinder. is tinder living up to its reputation of being more superficial. >> i think there are a lot of connotations that maybe it's for more casual hookups but i don't think the app should define the date. a lot off things you get out of it what you put into it. if you want to find someone you might be able to again ate a meaningful relationship. who knows.
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met someone on tinder. >> might be a little -- >> you just dated me, i think right there. >> what is this tinder you speak ? >> but you got date number three in l.a. today and you're actually going to stop by the tinder headquarters when you're in town. what do you want to ask the founder? >> so i actually was really wondering, i downloaded tinder plus which is really useful for this project because it lets you have multiple locations which obviouslyyhen i'm in new york and i need to look for someonene in vegas that was so helpful. but i have to believe if you're just the average person using it, surely that must be for the more casual hook-up, you might say so i want toee what he thinks about that. >> i'll bet you do. it will be fascinating to have a chance to talk to him as you go on date number three. so you're living throu this with two hats, going on the dates and also reporting on it. what are the big things you're learning here? >> so i'm actually one of those people like many i know that
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and at that age where everybody always reminds me it's incredibly important for aife partner you choose, so i'm curiris, is my generation shifting into a new type of relationship norm where if you're meeting someone online you have a better perception of who they are, is it going to change the statistic of one in o marriages ending in divorce, it may not but it's something interesting that we're going to find out. >> yeah, that is interesting to think about. thank you very much, erica. ahead, se travels to l.a. and all at home can follow her journey on our website and weigh in on #teninten on "gma." >> we want to give a big thank you to the disney r rort and spa out there in hawaii. right now we send it to michael for "deals & steals." >> all right, thank you, guys. wewere now on the road to the big game, so this morning's "deals & steals," tory johnson is here, lots of fun ideas that will score a touchdown with your gameday guests. welcome?
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let's start a little over here and it starts down here, because when i think of game day i think of robin roberts in her fuzzy slippers. i picked out puppies for you because like you're a giant puppy. >> woof, woof, woof. >> happy feet, there's a huge variety to choose from, unisex, adults andkids. i mean, come on. how fun are these? put your feet up on any game day normallytarting at $28, these are all slashed in half. $14 to 15 bucks for a pair of happy feet. >> the way my feeteel is worth it. i love them? exactly. so if youant to be in the other room while everyone else is watching the game, spa day could be for you. so these are really fun products from my spa life. a variety of options to treat face, neck, hand, feet, big, big variety. singles and packets depending on if you want to invite other people into the party. >> super bowl party and -- >> and a spa day all in one.
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range from $6 to $95 depending on how much you choose. everything is slashed in half so really just starting at 3 bucks. >> 3 bucks. >> okay, so beer and game day, again, no matter what the sport, these are so super from easy tiger so, look, this says blah, blah, blah. i love these coaster, nice glass. big assortment from easy tiger. mix and match and add fun to the drinking. normally these range from $12 to 84 depending on the set you choose. also slashed in half, $6 to $42. okay, so now we're getting into the food, the fun part. this is from t-fal. easy pro fryer. if youant to make at home wing, onion ring, chicken fingers, no matter what it is. >> regular french fries. >> absolutely. whatever it is you want to do at home, this is the way to do it, nonstick, flatter-free. slashed in half, 25 bucks. >> 25 bucks?
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in the studio is from the perfect bite company and this is all just like really beautiful just bite-size foods. chicken dogs, chicken dogs. >> you have a party and saves you a lot of work. >> saves you so much work. big, big assortment to choose from and an amazing deal. depending on the item, seven different foods to choose from. these all rank from $38 to $52 and for those you're getting before i tell you the deal price, 36 to 60 pieces for $18 to $26. >> so 50% off. >> 50% off across the board. this is a really sweet one. they're all sweet. make any day game day. >> you made my breakfast right here. we got to say thank you, tory and thanks to all these companies for providing these great deals. head to on yahoo! to get the codes and links. now let's go outside to rob with a special guest. >> the uso. we've got u.s. military servicemen and women and uso troops, more on why they're here in a second.
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up. a clipper coming down for sunday, monday, maybe a coastal storm with cold air in place for new england, on primary tuesday hampshire. so we'll watch that. rain and snow across parts of northwest today. snow levels about 3,000 >> we are waking up to mix of sun and clouds, a warm humid day but that is not going to last. as you can see we have a cold front moving into northern portions of the state and off the east coast, headed our way tonight, showers tomorrow morning. >> this weather report is brought to you by ashley home store. we are here celebrating with some servicemen and women o this special day for the armed services. the uso has a new campaign for their 75th anniversary, campaign to connect trying to get a million messages to support the americans serving overseas.
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#usoconnects, let's wish them all a happy anniversary. you are a serviceman. have you seen the uso troops in action yet. >> i have not had the chanceo see them in action. >> here they are. tweet that hashtag out. lara, over to you. happy anniversary to you. >> happy anniversary to the uso. more super bowl fun. we are on the road to the big game, fans getting a chance to live their football dreams at the nfl experience. that's where our jesse is in san francisco with a behind-the-scenes look. we miss you. >> hey, what's up, lara? good morning from san francisco. you know, next to being on the field, this is the next best thing to playing in the super bowl. fans here going crazy over the interactive nfl experience here in san francisco and along with ouj special correspondent, marlo mosley, i got to check it all out with new england patriots superstar rob gronkowski. >> hi, hi, hi. >> for "good morning america," i'm marlo mosley. >> reporter: robin roberts couldn't give enough praise to
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>> marlo. >> she's got it. >> our jobs are in jeopardy. she's good. >> reporter: so i knew i had to introduce myself now before she takes my job. >> hello. >> my name is jesse, how are you? with a quick game plan we were ready to meet the patriots great gronkowski. >> nice to meet you. >> this is marlo. >> this is marlo. >> taking in the number one experience for all nfl fans. >> i never been to an nfl experience but i think it's great for the fans, it gets wild rolling around with me. first gronk gave us theltimate swag bag. i went, walked around, got some presents for you two using my visa. >> then a lesson in gronk's famous spike. take the ball right here and, bam. that's how you do it. >> marlo getting in the tough questions. >> jesse, what are you doing? ? i'm more of the, you know, the silent type. i like to just -- i didn't get to the end zone very much. trick question. before getting tough on the
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>> first off i feel like you need the jersey on. >> you look faster already. >> all right. let's do this. ready? boom. touchdown. touchdown. and now do a little dance move. need to go, bam. boom. >> after dominating we tried our luck on field goals. >> uh-oh. >> oh. >> oh. >> epic fail. >> oh. >> so, gronk, i hear you're pretty strong. do you want to arm wrestle? >> one, two, three, go. marlo is the winner. marlo is the winner. >> forgot to pack our kicking cleats but, of course, the virtual 40-yard dash, another fan favorite at the experience all happening at the mosconeny center going on till sunday when the big day between the broncos and panthers and, of course, marlo will go to the game, not
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field handing off the game ball which makes me very jealous. >> yeah. >> back to you in new york. >> incredible. >> jess, we're jealous of that but your form was the best. even better than thehe gronk's in the kicking so you have that. yeah, handsome too proving our theory once agagn. coming up our super bowl fun is just getting started. we have a big surprise for you guys coming up next. "gma," right back.k. i don't know what i'm doing. i can't find anything just when i think it's just not going to work. this woman that works there comes over and asks can i help you? and he was so happy, to do it amazing right? i never would have expected would have thought that anyone would find that do that. make that go out of their way for me. right then, right ere i couldn't believe it he was so helpful i know it'such a small thing little thing. simple thing
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all right, just three days until the big game. let's go back out to jesse in san francisco. he is there now with espn's sage steele and they have a big super bowl surprise for a very special veteran. jesse and sage? >> that's right, amy. u know, sage has been following this remarkable partnership between the nflnd pat tillman foundation and, sane, i played against pat tillman. didn't know him personally but always an honor because we knew what he stood to are. >> after 9/11 he decided i'm done with football and i'm going to serve my country. his foundation since he was tragically killed by friendly fire has done so much, specifically for marine corporal, a former marine corporal who has seen it all overerhe past couple of years. >> what a hit. >> service learng and action. principles pat tillman lived by and in the 12 years since his death, more than 400 military
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those principles by receiving academic scholarships to help serving in the military. >> how are you? >> one of the many moved by tillman's story and legacy, adam vinatieri who spent yesterday at nfl experience with one of thehe scholarship winners. >> she's a superstar. i just met her and love her. >> they told me i won the scholarship and i was over the moon. >> reporter: reagan odhner enlisted right out of high school looking for a way to serve and test her limbs. and she did just that during two dangerous tours in afghanistan. >> what would you say is the most rewarding part of y yr time in the service? >> i got to teach the local government officials about women's rights and it was extremely educational for me and i hope for them >> reporter: two days after her service with the marines ended reagan enrolled at stanford. in the meantime, she's been battling unknown health issues and then was diagnosed with stage 2 hodgkin's lymphoma. >> i'm doing extremelylyell and i can obviously come out here
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adam was pretty patient and gave me some really good pointers so now i want to go practice, actually. >> whoo! >> excellent. >> yeah. >> reagan, by the way, turned 27 yesterday. happy birthday in remission. this means a lot to you. >> it sure does. i have family in the military, as well. we just wanted to thank you so much for your service and everything that you've done for our country. on behalf of the nfl extra points credit card issued by barclay card we wanted to make sure you had an opportunity to go t the super bowl. >> oh, my gosh. >> enjoy the game. thank you very much for everything that you've done for us. >> that is amang. reagan is going to super bowl 50. congratulations, that is absolutely awesome. it's going to be sunday is going to be a dayay that reagan never forgets. let's go back tomy in new york. >> congratulations. well deserved. thank you, guys. [ applause ] >> that's great.
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george clooney, josh brolin, channini tatum lead an all-star cast in hayley hay. a new comedy from the coen brothers and the movie like the interview you're about to see is packed with laughs. watch nick watt try to keep the cast in line. >> oh, wait a second. >> reporter: it's an ensemble cast that only the coen brothers could create or control. >> just made the script. >> everybody, eyes on me. ready? at the heart of it george clooney playing a self-centered shallow movie star. how much of a stretch is it to play -- >> an idiot? >> you said it. >> literally every time think call me. hey, we wrote this with you in mind and then i read it and he's an idiot again. >> i would never do that. ah. >> shut up.
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in the tale from hollywood's golden age. >> action. >> i mean it makes you all loooo like shallow -- >> this goes deep and you better watch yourself here pal. >> reporter: the movie started as a clooney practical joke. >> every time i did an interview the interviewer would say what you're doing and i would say i'm doing "hail, caesar!" with the coen brothers and say, stop say that. we've never written the film. >> we were in an airport. >> right. >> we were both trying to like awkwardly brag to each other. i don't know how to say it but i -- i actually just got a call from the coen brothers and we were both trying to brag but it was the same movie. >> off there. >> they started to tell me, oh, yeah, can you tap-dance. nope. >> can you wear a sailor suit. >> oh, yeah, that i can do. >> he was wearing a sailor suit at the airport that day. >> he's reliable. >> love the movie. my only complaint i wanted more jonah. >> i have a really, really small part. >> it started out a pretty big part.
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actually got to work with me the more they s!w i work better in incredibly small doses. i wandered into this hotel on vacation with my family and saw there was a bunch of cameras. >> i wonder if we can edit jonah out. relative newbie ehrenreich almost steals the show. these are four big kahunas around here. >> jonah i met in the elevator on the way down here but everybody else -- >> we went to the same high school. >> we did. >> did you really. >> no, we didn't meet -- >> you went to high school. >> i was home-schooled. he went to the high school at my house t tt my parents got. some called it an abduction. >> all righ alden, bring it back to sanity. >> you hope to work with people as high of a level as you possibly can and -- >> and when you can't -- >> when you can't, you settle. >> you know. >> you take what you can get. >> for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los
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>> that's a fun group, isn't it? >> wow. good job to nick.
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>> "good morning america" is >> that's right. don't forge to watch the madoff miniseries starting at 8 p.m. eastern right here on abc. >> that looks good. francisco tomorrow. have a great day, everyone. we have breaking news rice right now. sky 10 over the scene of brownsville middle school where two people have been arrested. >> youee them right here. we are working to find out why. we'll bring you all the updates right here and on well, on this friday eve where lots of sunshine is greeting us,
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temperatures already in southeast breeze continuing to keep it very muggy. along the coastline we seas. if you head to the beach sunblock. stay hydrated. slight chance of hey shower in the forecast today as we wait for a cold front to move into south florida. first chance of wide-spread showers will be tonight and tomorrow morning. >> julie, thanks so much. i-75 southbound right at pines boulevard we have an accident scene this morning right to the distance. it's well off to the shoulder. traffic iss moving but causing minor delays for out broward drivers. i-95 has been a mess unfortunately our down. they have reopened but we're ill seeing stop and go traffic there. speeds at 14 miles an hournd obviously delays stretching from the glades all the way into downtown miami. right now a six year old is in the hospital after he was hit by a miami police officer. >> that's right. this is just into our news room. a woman caught on camera steal. this is just the second
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broward's sheriff's office show two people hitting a weston road radio shack on january 20th. the woman slipped several hundred dollars dress. six-year-old in the hospital. we can tell you he was hit by a miami police officer. officers say the boy was riding a scooter when he i don't knowhat i'm doing. i can't find anything just when i think it's just not going to work. this woman that works there comes over and asks can i help you? and he was so happy, to do it amazing right? i never would have expected
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