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nenews in america this morning good morning, america. inauguration countdown. just one day until donald trump takes the oath of office. the president-elect celebrates at black-tie events in d.c. and stops at his hotel as he prepares for the biggest speech of his life, will his cabinet be confirmed by the time he's sworn in? the urgent search for 30 people missing after an avalanche buries a ski resort in italy. snow blasting through windows and doors, rescue crews on the scene digging for survivors, at least two people making it out alive. also breaking overnight, a massive fire destroying a high-rise overseas. collapsing in just seconds on live tv. dozens of firefighters killed on the scene. hundreds more missing right now. and an abc news exclusive.
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the trump children about to climb to new heights of power. speaking out on the eve of their father's inauguration. ivanka reacting to those saying she'll be the real first lady. >> there's one first lady and she'll do remarkable things. >> the trump sons and how their father will change in office as they prepare to spend their first night in the white house. and good morning, america. that's right, michael, tomorrow night the entire trump family will spend the night in the white house. a lot of change ahead for them. let's take a live look at the capitol right now. >> beautiful. >> noon tomorrow, donald j. trump will take the oath of office, become america's 45th president. boy, that is gorgeous. >> that is a gorgeous sight. >> can you imagine how excited they must be. and president-elect, he posted this photo showing him writing his inauguration speech at mar-a-lago over the holidays and he was saying with the caption, looking forward to friday.
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>> what about the obamas? they are preparing to say good-bye to the white house. first lady michelle obama shared this photo last night, with the message being your first lady has been the honor of a lifetime from the bottom of my heart, thank you. >> that's a beautiful shot, as well, the president did his final press conference yesterday. quiet day in the white house today, just lunch with the vice president. >> much more on the inauguration. we'll have much more on that in a moment. first the breaking news, an avalanche burying a mountain hotel in italy. the search for survivors is on and lama hasan has all the latest details from london. lama. >> reporter: good morning to you, robin. yeah, a harrowing rescue effort under way after four powerful earthquakes hit central italy on wednesday unleashing an avalanche. rescuers reporting they received a text overnight saying, quote, help, help, we are dying of cold and this morning those rescuers desperately searching for survivors saying they're calling out but no one is answering. this morning, the first images
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of the destructive avalanche, the sheer force of it pushing snow through the windows of the four-star rigopiano hotel shattering glass and blocking rooms, stopping rescuers from going in. this man, one of at least two survivors saved this morning. authorities saying at least 30 people are still missing with reports of several dead. they reached the place and saved two people, the chief of italian civil protection says, now they're working to bring other means of transportation. they're checking the conditions that are prohibitive, even for technical rescue. alpine rescue teams rushing to the scene reaching the hotel by helicopter and on foot. after initially being blocked by fallen trees and heavy snow overnight. the popular ski resort located about 30 miles from the coastal city of pescara, a strong earthquake hit there including one with a 5.7 magnitude.
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many fear still trapped under all that snow it's a race against time to reach them. teams with vital rescue equipment are at this hour still trying to reach the scene. robin. >> all right, lama, thank you. of course, we'll stay on top of the story. we'll get the latest on the trump inauguration. just one day away and the president-elect spent last night at several celebrations in the capital before stopping off at his own hotel for dinner. there he is. he'll be headlining a concert later on today. abc's cecilia vega in washington with all the details. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: good morning to you. you're right. just one day to go. donald trump has been flying in here from washington to new york to attend the parties. but as of tonight he is in washington for good. >> president-elect donald trump landing in his soon-to-be home waving and hitting the inaugural party circuit crossing town in a motorcade attending exclusive black-tie dinners including one for his vice president mike pence and topping it all off with a stop at trump's
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washington hotel, just a few blocks away from his future home, the white house. inside, trump was showered with applause. now, trump preparing for his biggest audience yet, tweeting this photo of himself at what he calls his winter white house mar-a-lago, writing his speech on his desk next to him, a bronze eagle. that speech about 20 minutes long. trump has been studying past inaugural addresses and practicing daily. the themes, uniting the country and america first. aides calling it very personal. >> the first line is thanking everybody, all of the presidents and including, by the way, president obama and michelle who have been absolutely nice. >> ivanka trump also ready for the big day tweeting out the official invitation saying, the amazing journey is just getting started. she and the whole trump family are expected to spend trump's first night as president at the white house. >> barron and melania and all of my children will be in the white
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house, which is sort of a tradition. >> reporter: but who will not be participating in the festivities? more than 60 house democrats, never before in history have so many skipped a swearing in. >> i'm not asking for his birth certificate. but he has to build the legitimacy. >> reporter: hillary clinton's going. if she can go, why can't you? >> she was the first lady and she's going as the wife of bill clinton. >> reporter: she's the woman who ran against him and lost. >> it's going to be hard for her. >> reporter: and donald trump is expected to use the lincoln bible during his swearing in and only two other presidents have used that bible, president obama and abraham lincoln himself. tonight that big concert where trump will be speaking on the memorial. george. >> and, cecilia, then he hopes to hit the ground running right after he takes the oath. >> reporter: yeah, this has been a promise of donald trump's. many to reverse policies that president obama put into place. we are being told on friday
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immediately after taking office he will issue four to five executive orders, most are expected to be logistical things like security for the first family. george. >> that is a tradition. cecilia, thanks very much. over to capitol hill where trump cabinet neuman nominees facing another day of hearings and rick perry up for energy secretary in the hot seat and our congressional correspondent mary bruce tracking it all from the capitol. good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, the whirlwind of hearings continues with a familiar face, former texas governor rick perry will be making his case to lead the agency he once wanted to eliminate and once famously forgot. that's a move according to his prepared remarks he's expected to say he regrets. also this morning, democrats are expected to take aim at treasury secretary nominee steve mnuchin. the billionaire hedge fund manager and the goldman sachs executive under fire for his role in the housing crisis. he's been accused of rushing to foreclose on homeowners. george. >> there were some delays with some nominees getting their papers in and democrats slowing the process down a bit, as well so there won't be many cabinet
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secretaries in place tomorrow after the oath. >> reporter: no votes have been scheduled just yet but the senate majority leader suggests democrats will only allow three picks to go through on that first day. general mattis for defense, congressman pompeo for cia director and general kelly for dhs three picks critical to national security and also three of donald trump's less controversial nominees, but it is far fewer than what president obama got through in 2007 and seven of his nominees were approved on the first day and 13 in the first week. >> we bring in cokie roberts for more on the inauguration and how president-elect trump is preparing for this historic event. always good to see you, cokie. >> wonderful, robin. >> he will keep it short, he said, the speech. that's probably a good thing, you say. >> a good thing to do. a long speech, nobody wants to listen to. it gets very cold and, you know, the truth is i was thinking back of all the inaugurations that i've either been to or written
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about and i can only remember four speeches and two were lincoln, i was not there. but kennedy, ask not what your country and franklin roosevelt, you have nothing to fear but fear itself, so other than that, they're not exactly memorable. >> well, what are you exactly expecting from donald trump? his tone and his word, what are you expecting? >> i expect him to try to be unifying. to put people to, you know, who are concerned to try to put their fears to rest. yeah, election night we heard him give a speech that was along those lines. i think it will be the same thing but probably better. >> and he -- he tweeted out a picture of himself saying over the holidays that he was actually -- >> working on the speech. they always do that, don't they. we always see somebody -- and the speech writers say, actually i did it. so there's always a little tension. >> they work together. >> they do work together. >> make sure it's in his voice. >> in his voice and i do think one other thing he might do, you
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know, throughout the campaign we kept talking about if he's elected he'd be the first person who's never served in public office or the military. i think he might want to use that to his advantage rather than disadvantage and talk about coming to washington fresh, owing no one anything, just you, the people. >> he is going to be there, his predecessors will be there. >> none of whom voted for him. >> quite a moment when you -- this moment in our history. >> it's a huge moment and the fact that they didn't vote for him and are going to be there is very significant because they're saying, we are validating this. this is -- this is what we do in america. >> right. >> we have a peaceful transfer of government. in the rest of the world still you have situations where people are not willing to give over power. it's happening right now. but this is -- this is a remarkable moment and it has been since 1800, a woman reporter in 1800, 1801 wrote,
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this in our country where other places it's cause of bloodshed, here we have no dislocation. now, that wasn't entirely true but it was close enough. >> but it is a moment. it is a moment for our country. >> right. >> we'll have you back, talk a little more about some things later. right now to michael. >> all right, thank you, robin. now, let's get to the latest on former president george h.w. bush and his wife barbara's health. both are in a houston area hospital this morning and our chief white house correspondent jon karl has more and, jon, what do we know about their condition? >> reporter: the bushes remain in the hospital. we believe this is the first time that both mr. and mrs. bush have been hospitalized at the same time in all of their 72 years of marriage. the former president was admitted on saturday for shortness of breath. they had hoped he would be discharged by today but yesterday he took a turn for the worse and had to be admitted into the intensive care unit and his spokesperson says president bush was admitted to the icu to
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address an acute respiratory problem stemming from pneumonia and sedated yesterday so they could perform a procedure to clear his airway. as for mrs. bush, she was admitted yesterday for what we are told is bron kai 'tis. former president bush wrote a letter to donald trump. mr. trump told me he got it earlier this week telling them they would be unable to attend the inauguration. it reads, my doctor says if i sit outside in january, it likely will put me six feet under. same for barbara. so i guess we're stuck in texas but we will be with you and the country in spirit. he even offered to give the president-elect any help he could as he begins this incredible journey. mr. trump responded on twitter with a tweet, looking forward to a speedy recovery for george and barbara bush both hospitalized, thank you for your wonderful letter. mr. trump told me he was quite touched by the letter.
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>> and so they're not going to make the inauguration but their son and former president george w. bush was scheduled to attend the inauguration tomorrow. is this going to change his plans? >> well, we're told that as of >> we're told journal w bush and former first lady laura bush still intend to be here tomorrow for the inauguration. >> all right. thank you, jon. >> of course, we'll have full coverage of the inauguration. i'll be anchoring nonstop live coverage at 7:00 a.m. on "gma" and continues throughout the parade and tonight an inside look at america's new first family as the trumps head to washington on a special edition of "20/20" at 10:00 eastern. we'll have a little preview coming up. amy has the morning's other top stories. a serious building collapse in iran. dramatic new images out as a high-rise building in tehran became engulfed in flames and crews were battling it for hours when the building suddenly in just a few seconds collapsed in a massive cloud of dust. it all happened on live television. at least 30 firefighters were killed. dozens of others injured.
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the tower was once the tallest building in iran's capital. breaking this morning. two u.s. stealth bombers hit camps in libya. 80 fighters killed. it's the first time b-2 bombers have been used in combat since 2011. >> the larger student loan collector is involved in a lawsuit accused of cheating millions of borrowers. navient once part of sally may allegedly made it harder to repay loans by processing pays incorrectly and deceived borrowers at every step. a sheriff's deputy in rural north dakota has been killed in a shoot-out with a suspect. this all comes one day after a police detective near dallas was killed. nationwide the number of officers shot on duty has risen dramatically in the last year. and police in new hampshire say they cannot believe the driver of this honda civic was able to walk away from this crash. they say the car lost control
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and slid underneath, you see it there, under a tanker truck and got pinned against a concrete barrier. the driver somehow managed to climb out of the window. >> the most expensive home listed in the united states. includes 12 bedrooms. 21 bathrooms. you see a movie theater and a candy room featuring what the l.a. times describes as you see it there towering cylinders of sweets. it can all be yours for $250 million. and comes with a $30 million car collection. and seven full time staff members that the current owner will pay for two years. >> a helicopter, too. >> the crazy thing is i've been in that home. >> really? >> that used to be my lot. i sold the developer that lot and regret it now. >> oh, my gosh. >> wow.
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>> well, you can buy it back for 250 million. >> he offered and i have to say, i have to ask george first. oh, what a story. but all right. thank you. amy. and now to the backlash that's growing this morning over the new movie "a dog's purpose" after tmz posted this video showing a german shepherd being forced into rushing waters and gio benitez joins us with the story and good morning, gio. >> reporter: good morning. listen, it doesn't matter who you are, if you love dogs, this video is hard to watch. it went viral overnight and now it seems everyone is demanding answers from the writer of the story to the film's top voice actors. >> pull over. >> there's a ton of traffic. >> reporter: time after time our furry four-legged friends -- >> lassie, you've come back. >> reporter: -- have stolen the show on the silver screen. >> toto, i have a feeling we're not in kansas anymore. >> reporter: but the latest hollywood film to focus on man's best friend is now coming under fire. >> okay. ready? go!
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>> reporter: the soon-to-be released "a dog's purpose" being investigated after this video obtained by tmz became public. in the video a german shepherd named hercules appears to be struggling to stay out of a pool of rushing water. a handler seemingly trying to force the dog in. the dog then seems to go underwater. >> cut it. >> reporter: before being rescued. the response to the video swift, peta calling for a boycott of the film. american humane, an organization that ensures safety on set hiring an investigator to look into the matter and suspending the safety rep who worked on that film and actor josh gad who provides the voice for the dog in "a dog's purpose" taking to twitter saying i have reached out to the production team and studio to ask for an explanation for these disturbing images. and while the movie studio is not commenting, producers of the film speaking to tmz saying on the day of the shoot hercules did not want to perform the stunt portrayed on the tape.
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so the amblin production team did not proceed with filming that shot but the stunt seems to have been completed eventually. the amblin production company telling tmz, hercules is happy and healthy but this morning many questioning that troubling video. and those producers at amblin, steven spielberg's production company said it had been rehearsed so hercules would be comfortable with the water but on the day of the shoot hercules wasn't having it. >> do you blame the dog? goodness. >> a lot of questions. >> boy, thank you. >> ginger. >> so let's talk about sacramento. 63-mile-per-hour wind gusts was recorded there and you can see the trees, it's lifted up this camper. this is all with the first of many storms to come for the west. i-90 in washington state shut down for more than 80 or up to 80 miles so north bend and still shut down at last check. this is southern washington state where avalanches are closing different parts of the roads. much more coming and for the south, los angeles into the mountains could get up to nine
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upper 40s. saturday is not a washout, but it looks like sunday will be. dry by tuesday. coming up, that abc news exclusive. donald trump's children speaking out. what ivanka is saying about melania as first lady. and the dramatic new details about that woman abducted at birth. what police are now saying about the kidnapper. thdisney resort magical as staying at a
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random light showers out there now all the way through about 1:00. it will be mainly dry 4:00 and isolated shower possible through 7: 7:00. temperatures in the low 40s. let's take a look at what's going to happen with our forecast. storm impact scale, a 2 tonight. for heavy rain not as windies a last night. the snow level down to 3,000 feet. we could have small hail like we had this morning in san francisco. my biggest concerns ponding on the roadways, stream and creek flooding. not power outages because it won't be as windy. but that will come back into play with sunday's storm. >> mike, thank you. coming up an exclusive interview with ivanka, eric and donald trump jr. just before the inauguration of their father next on gma. another update in 30 minutes. a live look at the san mateo
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my father will be president and hopefully i can be there to support him and to support those causes i've cared about my whole professional career. >> welcome back to "gma" and just over 24 hours until everything changes for the trump family. that's ivanka trump there revealing how she hopes to help her father once he moves into the white house. >> i can't imagine what it must feel like to know you're less than 24 hours away from your father being president from having a role of some sort there at the white house. >> everything changing. >> everything changes, yeah. coming up. >> go ahead. >> coming up we'll hear more from the people who know the president-elect best. we'll talk to his children about taking on a much different role and those are coming up in a moment. a lot more happening on the transition in washington. energy secretary nominee rick perry testifying today.
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former texas governor making the case to leave the department he once famous aimed to eliminate. another day of confirmation hearings under way on the eve of donald trump's inauguration and big celebration at the lincoln memorial today. the president will kick things off and there will be appearances from toby keith and 3 doors down. and jon voight. we begin with new developments about the woman abducted at birth the accused kidnapper who raised her for 18 years appeared in court and this morning new court documents are raising questions. abc's eva pilgrim is still there in jacksonville for us again this morning. good morning, eva. >> reporter: good morning, robin. that's right. these court documents are laying out a time line of who knew what and when. detectives reporting witnesses say this secret was out more than a year and a half ago, well before authorities traveled from here in florida to south carolina. this morning, new details shedding light on how investigators say this woman's
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18-year-old secret finally unraveled. >> no bond be set on count number one, the kidnapping charge. >> reporter: 51-year-old gloria williams charged with kidnapping a newborn in 1998 raising her as her own. did anything ever kind of tip you off to it? >> i can't think of anything offhand, no. >> at what point did you find out? >> i don't want to discuss that. >> can you talk about what brought it all around? >> i don't want to discuss that either. >> reporter: 18-year-old alexis manigo couldn't give us those details concerned that anything she says could eventually be used against the woman she still calls mom. >> they want me to hate her and it's not in me to. >> reporter: but newly released court documents now showing that alexis may have found out the truth approximately a year and a half ago. two separate tips last year first sending investigators from jacksonville, florida, to walterboro, south carolina. earlier this month detectives
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interviewing two witnesses, one saying williams confessed to him that she stole a baby from a hospital in jacksonville. the other, that alexis told her she had been kidnapped from a hospital in jacksonville, her mother even telling her that she was kamiyah mobley, the name given to her by her birth mother. police say they discovered the birth certificate and social security card alexis used in high school were both fraudulent. according to the affidavit, her social taken from a virginia man who died in 1983. >> how do you go to school when you don't have a legitimate social security number? you know, how do you go to the doctor and these are things that a kid is not going to know. but the system should know. >> reporter: and gloria williams is being held in jail here in jacksonville, florida. expected back in court in february and has not entered a plea on any charges. robin. >> eva, thank you. for more let's bring in dan abrams.
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a lot to talk about. >> yeah. >> so, allegedly alexis knew more than a year ago, told a friend about it and some people are wondering, there's no way she could face charges here. >> right. so typically it is not required to report a crime, right? you're not a criminal for not reporting a crime. but if someone was an accessory after the fact, what does that mean? if they helped to conceal it in some way, shape or form, someone else could be charged. do i think that's going to happen? no. do i think there's any chance that she will be charged for helping to conceal this? absolutely not. look, from -- you just look at it from her perspective as an 18-year-old even if she knew a year and a half ago, she's the victim here. you know, she is a victim. she was stolen away from a hospital. she was brought up by the only mother that she knew and so you have to sympathize with her plight. doesn't mean you have to sympathize with the woman who brought her up. >> no, and there's very little
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sympathy other than from alexis herself but other people are like, hey, you snatch a child from their parents, there's just no excuse for that so it's not surprising that bail was not set. >> that's right. so, you know, bail was not set on the kidnapping charge. there was another charge where bail was set which is irrelevant since bail was not set but i think what's going to be really interesting in this case is the potential sentencing, right? it's pretty clear that she's going to be guilty. is she going to plead not, et cetera, we'll see. but to hear her testify at the sentencing on behalf of the woman that brought her up. >> alexis, you're talking about. >> yeah, yeah, so the question there is going to be how much does a judge give that? how much does that matter to a judge? i think it's going to matter a little. i do think it's going to matter to hear how well she brought up this child and yet i still expect she's going to get a serious and very stiff sentence because there is almost no worse crime than this. >> you're right about that. all right. dan, thanks very much. coming up in just two minutes we have that abc news exclusive of president-elect trump's three oldest children.
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back now with that abc news exclusive. just one day before the inauguration we hear from donald trump's three oldest children, ivanka, donald jr. and eric. they spent time with elizabeth vargas and deborah roberts for tonight's special on "20/20." elisabeth here with a preview. boy, they're about to enter history. >> deborah and i had that opportunity. to sit down with all three of them. my gosh, what a day for them to watch their father put his hand on the bible and take the oath as president of the united states of america. it all started here in new york with this grand descent 18 months ago. >> today i have the honor of introducing a man who needs no introduction. >> reporter: now they're about to ascend to the heights of power in washington, d.c., the president-elect, bringing with him the capital's new power
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couple, ivanka trump and her husband jared kushner leaving behind his family's billion dollar real estate business and her clothing and accessories brand that bears her name. my colleague deborah roberts spent time with ivanka earlier this week. >> and the irony is you're growing and now you're stepping back. >> yes, it is -- it's emotional that i'm stepping away from my business. my father will be president and hopefully i can be there to support him and to support those causes i've cared about my whole professional career. >> reporter: but ivanka was quick to dispel speculation that she would be filling the shoes or occupying the east wing office traditionally reserved for the president's wife. what's your reaction when you hear people say she's going to be essentially the real first lady? does it offend you? >> well, i think it's an inappropriate observation. there's one first lady and she'll do remarkable things. >> reporter: we know who is not making the move to washington,
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donald trump's two grown sons, donald jr. and eric, who instead will be entrusted with running their father's vast business empire, a move slammed by critics concerned it does not adequately guard against conflicts of interest. and how is this going to work exactly. you said you're in each other's office seven times a day. how will you all of a sudden pull the plug on that. >> my father has the biggest responsibility of any person arguably on the planet and that's to run the united states of america. his focus is going to be running this country. >> reporter: and that reality along with the weight of its responsibility is something don jr. believes may not yet have fully sunk in for his father. do you think it might happen when your father puts his hand on his childhood bible? >> yeah. >> and takes that oath. >> i imagine it will. i don't think anyone could become that cynical that wouldn't affect him. going around the country and seeing all these people who have been, you know, either disaffected from politics but have been through so much to be
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able to go through it and see them and talk to them, it was just a culmination of just incredible and moving experiences. >> and, deborah joins us now, as well. boy, ivanka remained so composed when you asked her that question about the first lady. you could tell she doesn't like that comparison. >> it rankles her. she's very composed unlike her dad. she doesn't shoot from the lip as much but she did say privately she finds it a bit sexist. why couldn't two women as she said, two empowered women come to washington and make their mark so she doesn't like that but she does accept the fact she's probably going to have a big impact and she wants to but she wants to figure that out slowly over time. >> unique role. you also got a little more insight into that friendship with chelsea clinton. >> she says they are friends and remain friends in spite of the bitter campaign and she says she'll probably go to her for advice, she hasn't just yet, but that friendship remains intact in spite of what has gone on before. >> when you were talking to don jr. and about that emotion his father will feel when he puts his hand on the bible, not
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a really real soft-hearted guy usually. >> no, the president-elect infamously said he hasn't cried since he was a small child. don jr. says that might be the moment when we see the president-elect, now the president tear up because that will be such a moment fraught with emotion and, by the way, the two sons are unabashed hunters. they love hunting. they've been big defendants of the nra. their secret service nicknames, marksman and mountaineer. >> there you go. how about do they weigh in on their dad's tweeting. >> you bet they did. both were unabashedly defending him. even when i read the words aloud liar, loser, sleazebag, don jr., you have five kids. do you let your kids say words like this to each other, my father is telling the truth, he said. he has to call out the lying media when he sees it and if he can talk directly to the people and cut out the media even using that language they support it. >> ivanka admits she weighs in from time to time on that tweeting like any other kid would and she says, sometimes he listens. sometimes he doesn't.
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>> she's got a lot going on. three little kids at home. >> she does so her primary goal is get them settled and slowly figure out the impact that she's going to have but we'll hear a lot from her. >> by the way, the youngest, i don't know about all three of ivanka's kids but the youngest of don jr.'s kids fighting the flu will not be at parts of the inauguration. just too tiny, 2 years old. >> okay. we'll see a lot more tonight from you all. thanks very much. the full report "inside look at america's new first family, the trumps go to washington" tonight on "20/20." to mike and robin. >> thank you, george. coming up on our big board, cue the music. ♪ oh yeah i tell you something >> i love this. >> yes. we'll find out why paul mccartney is trying to -- battling to get this song and some other songs back in a big, new lawsuit. that's coming up. >> love to know your favorite beatles song. another reality star about to make a big splash in politics. mr. wonderful, what is kevin
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time to shine. orbit. we are back with our big board, sunny is here at the we are back with our big board, sunny is here at the table with us across the way is mr. wonderful. oh, my gosh. >> great to be here. >> let's start with you, because kevin o'leary, the star of abc's "shark tank" announcing his candidacy to lead canada's conservative party and try to defeat prime minister justin trudeau in 2019, and, mr. wonderful, let's see here. businessman, reality star, now, what does that sound like about to become president of the united states? any similarities there? >> you know, what is it about working for mark burnett that makes you want to lead a g7 country? but there's some similarities but really quite a difference. canada is a completely different society because we actually have two cultures, french and english. two official languages, francais and anglais. they're different. but at the same time we have enjoyed a relationship with the u.s. for 150 years but that's about to change.
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when trump becomes president he's talking about putting policies in place that have many canadians concerned because he's going to lower taxes. he's going to deregulate oil and gas and may put border taxes in place and trudeau has gone the other direction and added carbon taxes and made taxes much higher personally and many canadians are beginning to realize, uh-oh we didn't realize trump was coming and who will negotiate with donald trump? that's what is so interesting about the canadian situation. a lot of angst now and they're looking for new leadership. >> doesn't he already sound like a candidate? >> i was going to say, okay, speaking of new leadership you have to face off against 13 other candidates. >> yes, i do. >> what made you throw your hat into the ring? this is a big decision for you. you're a busy man with a lot of different things going on. >> you know, i'm not a politician. i don't owe anybody any favors. i've never been involved in politics and if you're watching what's happening all around the
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world, it's not politics as usual anymore. >> that's true. >> people want different kind of leadership. they want someone who is actually has a track record in managing something. not just the same old politicians. so, i'm facing off against good men and women, but they're all politicians and all of a sudden we've got millions of canadians who got to know me obviously through television and that's what's interesting is you're starting to see a lot of politicians emerge using the platform of television because really after eight years, people know me quite well on "shark tank" all around the world, frankly and in canada as well but they want something different. i'm that change agent. >> wow. wow. >> i'm mesmerized. >> i haven't ever heard you speak like that. >> it's going to be an interesting journey but i think canada is a really great partner of the united states and we've got to get back in sync with it but donald has made it clear it's not business as usual and here it comes so we'll see interesting times as we will in america. there is no question about it.
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>> we can't wait to see and keep our eye on you, see how you're doing and good luck with that. you have a battle ahead of you for that but also paul mccartney, he's got a battle too. and it's the beatles legal battle. paul mccartney filing a new lawsuit against sony music for ownership rights to some of the beatles' most treasured songs and, sunny, you're here to discuss this and when we say treasured song, we mean "i want to hold your hand." "love me do." >> yes. >> "all you need is love". >> the ones we love so much and co-wrote a lot of those with john lennon between 1962 and 1971 but guess what he did. he transferred his rights to those songs to other parties and a lot of young artists do that because they don't have a lot of bargaining power. well, he wants those songs back, the rights of those back so he's suing sony music for his rights and under this 1976 copyright law he may very well get some of those songs back because the law says after 56 years which is a long time, you can get those
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songs back because i think it's trying to help artists who give them away. what's interesting about it is, 56 years, october 5th, 2018 -- >> i can't believe it's been that long. you know sony has released a statement and says in part, we are disappointed that they have filed this lawsuit which we believe is both unnecessary and premature so does paul mccartney have a case here? >> i think he very well could. this is millions of dollars, maybe even billions of dollars so we'll see. we'll see. >> favorite beatles song? favorite? >> you know "i want to hold your hand" is it. >> robin, i want to hold your hand as we tease going out to commercial. ♪ all we need is love coming up, from humble beginnings to the white house, a look at melania trump's life as she gets ready to take on washington. come on back. wee! as she gets ready to take on washington. come on back. wee! you're just subbing for mrs. tindall's fifth-grade class.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. just one day before donald trump is sworn into office. meet the next first lady of the united states. from fashion model to mother, how melania has already made history, what her role will be in the white house. new overnight, what is safe to eat when it comes to fish? the fda with new guidelines for women who are pregnant. what's healthy. what's dangerous and what parents of young children need to know. ♪ look who is back. tory johnson here live. the first "deals & steals" of 2017. all that -- >> every day this don't stop. >> a surprise so super, we need deion sanders to pull it off. and he's saying -- >> good morning, america.
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and, good morning, america. welcome to everybody here in the studio. welcome to deion sanders. he's got a big surprise coming up. we'll see it on his face. he'll make one "gma" fan very happy. >> i remember when he was the top pick with the falcons and i was working in atlanta and came on the radio show i did and i remember he -- at the draft he was all about primetime and being all -- i thought i'll give it to him. he was like, how do you do, ma'am. i'm like, oh, he's nice. primetime age deion and i found out real fast. >> absolutely. we'll take a look at this video. michelle obama. can you imagine walking through the white house, those final times with bo and sunny and they really made it their home. the little touches there but she's taking one last walk through. >> bo and sunny will have a little withdrawal. >> poor dogs. we have to say thank you. >> yes. >> because to our viewers of "gma."
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we were sleeping last night, but when we woke up -- >> not together. not together. >> not together. >> did say sleeping. [ applause ] >> that's how rumors get started, everybody but when we woke up, separate beds, we found out we were chosen as your favorite daytime hosting team at last night's people's choice awards. >> what do you know? >> thank you. [ applause ] >> on behalf of ginger and robin and everybody who works so hard we want to say thank you. the reason this is such a nice award is because it's chosen by you, the public, and so we say thank you, guys, so much. that means the world to awful us. >> it really does because people have -- you have a lot of choices in the morning. we know that and oftentimes you reach for this first before you reach for anything else but to invite us where you are, whether
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it's your home, your office, really means a lot to us. >> it sure does. [ applause ] >> charlie gibson said the best name ever in television, good morning, america. being able to say good morning to america. >> it is a great privilege. congratulations to amy, as well. amy, you're downstairs with the morning rundown. >> thank you and good morning to everyone. we begin with really tough breaking news from central italy. an urgent rescue effort under way after an avalanche triggered by a series of earthquakes buried a hotel in snow at least 30 people have been reported missing and some rescue crews are now getting stuck in snowdrifts trying to reach that scene. also breaking this morning, at least 30 firefighters have been killed after a building collapsed in iran's capital city of tehran. crews were fighting that fire for hours before the building collapsed in a matter of seconds. and we have new details now about former president george h.w. bush and barbara bush, both hospitalized in houston. the former president is in intensive care following what doctors call a successful procedure to relieve
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pneumonia-related breathing problems. mrs. bush is being treated for bronchitis. and final security preparations are being made for president-elect trump's inauguration. 3500 law enforcement officers from around the country will be sworn in as special deputies today to guard against any threats and protesters who may try to disrupt the ceremony. and more of trump's cabinet nominees face confirmation hearings today. including former texas governor rick perry for energy secretary. perry once called for the energy department to be eliminated but now says he regrets saying that. and trump's choice for health secretary told senators he wants to prevent americans from losing their health care but tom price stopped short of agreeing with trump's promise to provide insurance for everyone. >> trump has nominated sonny purdue for agriculture secretary. we have a health alert for women. the government has issued new guidelines on what types of fish
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are safe for pregnant and breast-feeding women. most of them are safe. but experts say those to avoid include swordfish, king mackerel, big-eye tuna, shark and marlin because of their high mercury content. and finally, a truly committed football fan, ryan holton murphy is already a big fan of the green bay packers. and he's engaged to none other than a woman named marie packer. so when they get married in june ryan says he will take her last name so he will be mr. packer. everything at their wedding will be in the packers colors, forest green and cheese gold. the decision a no-brainer, he says because his two favorite things in the world are marie and green bay, both packers. >> that's fantastic. >> so well constructed that piece, amy. >> it was. >> thank you, amy. >> thank you. >> all right, how about news that goes "pop" there, lara. >> good morning, everybody. what a nice audience we have. and good morning to you. in preparation for tomorrow's inauguration, ivanka trump is moving her family to washington.
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about to become first daughter and her husband, president-elect trump's senior adviser jared kushner bought a $5.5 million house two miles from the white house complete with state-of-the-art security. the six-bedroom house is in kalorama, an upscale area, the same neighborhood ironically that the obamas are moving to for their post-presidency life but take a look at this photo from "the daily mill" keeping it real with furniture being purchased from ikea and maybe assembled by workers still working on that after trump's first 100 days. >> that's happened to me. >> yeah, got to turn that one over. i don't see jared putting it together. >> no. all those pieces you have left over. >> i know probably means something. >> it hasn't fallen yet, it's good. also in "pop news" this morning, grateful dead fans thrilled to learn a martin scorsese produced documentary called "long strange trip" was picked up by amazon.
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he will act as the executive producer on the four-hour film which will be broken up into six parts featuring candid interviews with the band, the families, the road crew and noteworthy deadheads, scorsese drawn to the project because he counts himself among the deadhead nation but says, these revolutionary artists forever changed the world of touring and recording. i think that sounds really nice. >> that does. >> that was the most surprising thing i learned about ali. she is a deadhead. >> really? >> i didn't see it at all. >> absolutely, your wife, sure. >> how about you? anybody in the audience ever been to a grateful dead show? do you remember? >> they're all too young. >> darn it. too young. finally, it is the pinnacle that every distinguished actor hopes to reach in his career, sir patrick stewart, whose career spans more than four decades on stage, television, film, widely celebrated roles in
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"star trek," "hamlet," "i, claudius" has now been handed the role of a lifetime, sony has announced he will lend his voice to bring life to the animated poop emoji in "the emoji movie." [ applause ] robin, this is news that is steaming hot off the presses. >> even for you, lara. >> i was going to make fun of your patrick stewart imitation before that. >> came by on a tweet from the sony picture twitter account that used the words distinguished and poop in the same sentence. >> you did too. >> i found that interesting. "the emoji movie" hits theaters on august 4th which is mom's birthday. hi, mom. don't be mad at me and wash my mouth out. >> bet she will. thank you, lara spencer. >> you just made little kids all across america -- >> yay.
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back here on "gma," as you know the inauguration is tomorrow and so we'll take a closer look at the incoming first lady, melania trump, her journey from a small town in slovenia all the way to the white house and, amy, i know you have much more on all this. >> i do. melania's rise is most close to the first lady herself, the journey she took to stand next to her husband as he's sworn in began half a world away in a tiny industrial town in central europe.
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on the eve of becoming our next first lady of the united states, all eyes are on melania trump. but before there was 1600 pennsylvania avenue or the new york city penthouse inspired by versailles, this was melania's home, a modest apartment building in the town of sevnica and reveals humble beginnings and the start of her unconventional road to the white house. born into communism in 1970, a young melania knauss seen here grew up spending much of her childhood on this playground and in the halls of her elementary school. it was here where she caught the high of slovenia fashion photographer stane jerko. he says it's these photos that sent her to paris, milan and new york where she met trump at a fashion party in 1998, an encounter she described to barbara walters. >> he asked for my number and i said i will not give you my number so if you give me your
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numbers, i will -- i will call you. >> reporter: the couple wed in 2005 at trump's mar-a-lago estate and welcomed son barron a year later. while her husband crisscrossed the country in a bid for the white house, melania stayed behind to take care of him, a decision she discussed with george last october. >> keep him balanced and i just want to have him out of the spotlight for now. >> reporter: melania taking center stages at the republican national convention where she was greeted with a standing ovation. but then widely criticized for her speech and its similarities to the one michelle obama gave in 2008. the 46-year-old already making history as the first foreign born first lady since john quincy adams' wife louisa. >> she's only been an american citizen for ten years. i think that that's a very interesting way of us to look at this job. she'll have different perspectives on that. >> and in recent decades the role of the first lady has changed dramatically and only
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time will tell how melania trump leaves her own mark on the white house. for now we know she will stay behind in new york while her son barron finishes the school year. >> amy, thank you. cokie roberts is back with us now along with author and presidential historian mark updegrove. i like that. >> thank you. >> you didn't get the memo about -- >> my green suit. next time, robin. >> at least green tie. >> we'll call you. >> thank you. >> we heard what amy was talking about that melania will spend time here in new york and also in d.c. commuting like that. has that happened before. >> no, that hasn't happened before but it's a comfortable plane and it probably won't take much longer than me to get downtown from my house in the suburbs so it'll be fine. >> how have we seen the role of a first lady change over the years. >> eleanor roosevelt changed the role of first lady irrevocably and since then lady bird johnson once said that there is no definition of the role of first lady in the constitution. but with the role comes a podium
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if she chooses to use it and she did. lady bird johnson and subsequent first ladies have, as well. it's expected. >> they all have to some degree. eleanor roosevelt was more public and modern communications but martha washington lobbied the congress for veterans' benefits. they have all been there doing something. >> way back then. i think it's safe to say that her husband has been a nontraditional candidate. >> i think that's safe to say. >> people want to know will she be nontraditional or follow along as we've seen before, make her own rules? >> she'll make her own rules because there are no rules. it doesn't come with a job description, first lady and it also comes with a great deal of suspicion. people worry, you know, she has all that power and she can't be fired and she's a woman and all of that worries people. but i think that she will find a way to find her voice in the role. it's tough for her because she's never been in politics. she's never been first lady of a state which was hard for michelle obama, frankly, but i
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think that she'll find her way. >> it's taken them all a little bit of time. >> right, exactly. >> okay, that is how we perceive her publicly. privately what is the role of first lady? >> the president is the commander in chief. in so many ways she is the caretaker in chief. she takes care of the family and we saw michelle obama take care of sasha and malia as mother but vitally important for her to take care of her son and she's staying here in new york to provide some continuity for him before moving to washington. and to take care of her husband too. nancy reagan famously sort of monitored her husband's schedule to ensure he wasn't being overtaxed or overburdened. that's what first ladies do as well. >> private role of the first lady also being the only person who can tell the president the truth and whether that's true in this marriage, who knows. >> that's a wife's role. >> a wife's role. >> okay, well, mark, cokie, i'll see you there in washington. >> we'll be together. >> tonight, you can see an
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good morning. i'm jessica castro from abc 7 mornings. let's get a quick look at traffic with alexis smith. >> good morning. we have plenty of slow spots out there, but here's a live look at the golden gate bridge. check that out. a little bit of blue sneaking through there. the rain is letting up in many areas. quick check of drive times. westbound 80 at the maze, 34 minutes. 15 minutes across the bay bridge. heading to the airport will take you 17 minutes.
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still watching a few downpours. the san mateo bridge and the dunbarton bridge. it will leave puddles behind. be careful if you're driving through this. scattered showers until 2:00 and they'll fade until hev xwrer storms develop during parts of the evening hours. heaviest storm moderate to possibly heavy 1:00 in the morning to 6:00 in the morning tomorrow. causing more croak and street flooding. >> we'll have another update in about 30 minutes. always on our abc 7 news app and
8:30 am a beautiful look the golden gate bridge. ♪ welcome back to "gma." welcome to our great audience. i love your sweatshirts today. be good to people. that is just perfect. >> perfect. >> perfect for this thursday morning. >> very good. and we have two very special guests for everybody this morning. the first one is joining us live from london where he is about to take on an ambitious new project. something that has never been done before. woody harrelson. [ applause ] it's called "lost in london." it is live streaming. are you getting this, folk, directly to the theaters? one take. >> no breaks. >> if anybody can do it our man woody harrelson can do it.
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no pressure here. my man, you've been in the business for many years now. you've done this, you've done that. we've never seen something like this. why did you come up with this type of idea? >> well, you know, a big fan of theater, i just -- i love theater and so i -- you know, i wanted to merge theater and film and so i had this thing that i wrote based on something that actually happened to me and i thought, you know, be cool to do this in realtime. the time that i thought you couldn't really do something in realtime, but since then the technology developed and so i thought, yeah, i'm going to shoot this in under 100 minutes in realtime but then i thought, well, where is the theater in that because there's no live audience. well, that was the thought that has since caused me many sleepless nights. including last night.
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yeah, and so now that's what we're trying. >> so maybe you're sleep deprived but look so calm despite the fact you have 30 actors, 14 locations, 65 minutes streamed to 500 movie theaters. what is it that keeps you up? >> just a lot of technical things going on and any of those things goes wrong, it could spell disaster for us. i feel great about the actors, i feel great about the story. i think there's some really funny stuff in this that people will get a good chuckle at and i suspect there's a lot of your viewers right now who are not wanting to tune in to see this thing succeed. like a car crash. >> either way i think it's going to be remarkable. you mentioned something about woody about the technical. i read you've done two rehearsals so tar and in one of them you lost the feed. the live feed. so what is the backup plan if that happens?
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>> well, i'm probably going to jump off the bridge into the thames. >> not much of a plan there. >> no. we -- you know, what we'll do is we filmed one last night that went all the way through and if, god forbid, we do lose the feed we'll have to just fall back on that one and feel dreadful about it but i'm hoping that won't happen. >> you mentioned earlier -- >> by the way, i want to thank you guys. i want to thank you guys for being the first guys to talk about this and for, you know, being interested in the idea. it really means a lot to me. thank you. [ applause ] >> yeah. we will definitely be watching, woody. we've been talking about it for quite some time. >> so different. >> so creative? and taking chances. >> we're rooting for you to succeed. we hear it's based on real-life
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events and you got to believe there was something left out of this. >> hey, woody -- >> good luck, woody. we'll be watching, man. >> tonight, tonight, tonight. >> tonight. >> tonight. >> thank you very much. i appreciate it. >> next, a lot of nerves trying to pull this off. i'm excited for him as i'm sure he's excited for himself and he's not the only guest we have today. all right. we have another special guest joining us this morning. in times square, two-time super bowl champion, a football legend, everybody. please give it up for nfl hall of famer, deion "primetime" sanders. [ applause ] >> how are you? >> ooh. >> good to see you. >> hi. [ applause ] >> we go way back. >> we go way back. >> beat 103. in the morning.
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>> ooh. >> what's so fun think, we go way back to the point he just hugged me and said, don't start. >> i know him. >> with you we cannot help but start, man. >> here we go. >> what do they know thursdays as, throwback thursday. we went back into the archives. >> wow. >> we found a high school yearbook picture, man. >> oh. >> hey. >> no different. >> hey. i would take that hair right now. >> oh, man. you got a little jheri curl. >> it was carefree back in the day. >> but, you know, we're not done there, man. >> why? >> you've done so much. >> this is what i'm here -- >> we have to grab it all so take a look at this little video we pulled up. you had a music career at one point. ♪ ♪ >> yes!
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[ applause ] >> that was a hit. it was a hit. >> it's in my itunes, by the way. do you still -- you remember the lyrics. >> of course, i wrote it. >> what do your kids think about -- >> that daddy was an idiot. >> all kids think that. >> but, you know, but we want to get to the real reason you're here. going to make somebody really, really happy and we got something on that. so control room, hit it. >> okay, he won the super bowl and he won two super bowls and they both had coaches who helped them get there. now, michael, deion and "gma" together with nfl on location experiences are about to pay it forward. big time. because coaches can change lives for the better and help make dreams come true and that's why we're out to make one coach's super dreams come true. tell them, michael and deion.
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[ applause ] >> yeah, deion is the spokesman for nfl on location experiences so i'll la let you take it away. >> i'm happy. i'm excited. this is the hospitality partner of the nfl. and we're going to make super bowl dreams come true. we're going to really bless some folks today. we're going to give away two tickets to the super bowl. two airline tickets, four-night hotel. two vip gift bags valued at over $500 and a hug from michael strahan. [ cheers and applause ] >> way to throw that out there. but we've all had coaches in our lives and anybody have any coach that stands out that really helped you and was influential. >> i do. >> go ahead. >> my -- my coach at penn state craig brown, brownie as we called him penn state diving team. he was always found the positive in your worst performance and found some snug get that you
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could grow from. never ever coached in a negative way and that meant everything. [ applause ] >> i had a lot of -- a lot of great coaches growing up in mississippi and louisiana. my college coach at southeastern. but it's not somebody that one coach that i wanted to play for and i never applied and i should have was pat summitt. i really wanted to play for pat summitt. i've been thinking about her a lot. [ applause ] just this week on sunday the clinic, the alzheimer's clinic bearing her name opened. it wasn't just with her, but she was about building young women, it wasn't just building your game but your personality. >> what about you? >> i had two. my high school coach ron hoover, he kicked me off the team my junior year. i got suspended because i was in the library studying and this lady said i was being insubordinate. first of all, i had to look up the word.
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what that meant and i really wasn't but it was a rule on the team if you get suspended you get kicked off the team and i was the guy, i was the quarterback. that broke my heart. but it really set me straight from this on i understood teamwork, i understood being a leader and everything and the second one was my pop warner coach. coach dave. we had to have a certain gpa to remain on the team. his wife was unbelievable, helen, and when i got selected -- when i got selected to the hall of fame, i flew him to the super bowls, everywhere, and he was so excited that he had a heart attack that week and he passed. and that broke my heart because what he meant to me, the first ti time i ever flew on a plane and they exposed me to so much that he and his wife was a dear
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blessing to my life. i wouldn't be here without them. >> wow. >> that's what this is all about. [ applause ] >> if you know a deserving coach, you can go to our website and you can tell us about that coach and that person who's influenced you this your life and they may get a chance to go to the super bowl and get a hug from deion sanders. >> that is right. >> sounds like a two for the price of one now. >> deion, thank you for coming on. we appreciate you. >> i love you.
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we are just moments from hearing from idina menzel, star of "beaches" and, of course, "frozen" so wanted to show you this. look how cool this is. that is a soap bubble. yeah, a time-lapse of it actually freezing. it looks like a snow globe in nature. it's so beautiful. i have more of it good morning. i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco. drizzle and showers through 9:00. scattered showers through noon. a little bit of a break from 4:00 to 7:00. then our next storm through 6:00 tomo >> this weather report brought to you by united health care. all right, robin, let's get it up to you. >> i was just telling --
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[ cheers and applause ] you had us at let it go. and "the wind beneath my wings" great to have tony award winning actress idina menzel here. [ cheers and applause ] >> oh, i don't know what she's doing to us starring in the remake of the classic film "beaches." let's take a look. >> stop acting like you have no say in anything. >> well, stop acting like such a [ bleep ] bully. >> i'm not bullying you, i'm challenging you. >> you're so egotistical. >> you're jealous because i'm doing what i set out to do. >> jealous? jealous of what? >> ooh, cece. nia was here singing your praise sflz we had a great time. we cried a lot. >> you know we're going to have some tissues ready. >> i know, i'm sorry. i just -- and it's a beautiful original movie, isn't it? it's just the best. i don't know why i'm doing it. there's my idol. i'm just opening myself up for
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all the -- >> sent out a tweet is there she sent out a tweet. >> i was very relieved. >> in support. >> yes, i was very relieved. >> this is the tweet. she said, don't tell me the ending. >> exactly. >> apparently there is a whole young generation of women that have never seen the movie so all of a sudden i do cory i can't spoil the ending. >> we won't do that but for people who have seen it and, you know you have -- it's a classic, is it pressure? is it -- >> yeah, i was terrified to do it because i -- you know, i mean -- it's a beloved movie and the role, i mean, bette just -- you know, she's amazing and so it took a lot for me to even say yes, but i think -- first of all how often is there a piece where it's about two female -- >> amen. >> -- roles just centric and it's not about them trying to have -- it's not about their romance and everything. it's about them, about their friendship and so rare and
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especially for two actresses to have that kind of role so that was amazing and also the conversation, you know, to look at it back then when it came out in '89 and the choices we make about family and career and the passions we have and how we sort of navigate all of that and nia's character, they kind of wrote up her career a little bit more in the script so i think it brings about a lot of conversation for people. >> it's what it's about, having the conversation and you know what we did with deion, it is throwback thursday and you got your start as a wedding singer. >> uh-oh. >> we have pictures. how did that form you? you had to sing "wind beneath economy wings" at weddings. >> yes, i did. "the wind beneath my wings" has been a part of me my whole life. it's the most requested song. every little bar mitzvah boy wanted it so i went in the studio to record it it was the one time i wasn't as scared because it felt like i've been singing this my whole life.
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do your thing, channel bette. they put a more modern updated production underneath and i just did it. >> you'll knock it out of the park. congratulations on your engagement, as well. >> oh, thank you. >> idina menzel, "beaches" premieres saturday on lifetime. get the tissue ready. it's going to be worth it. okay, crx is going to perform live. [ applause ]
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the strokes mechanism valencia back with his own project crx. their debut album "new skin," it is out now and here's crx with "slow down." ♪
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♪ ♪ i don't know why you go so fast always racing ♪ ♪ i wanna make the moment last keep you waiting ♪ ♪ oh slow down slow down slow down ♪ ♪ oh slow down slow down
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oh slow down ♪ ♪ slow down slow down oh slow down down ♪ ♪ ♪ i see it all passing by endless chasing ♪ ♪ i wish that i could stop the time and just save it ♪ ♪ oh slow down slow down slow down ♪
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♪ oh slow down slow down oh slow down ♪ ♪ slow down slow down oh slow down down ♪ ♪ when i see you speeding by all i do is wave good-bye ♪ ♪ i wish i could buy some time enough to get it right ♪ ♪ slow down slow down slow down
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if you had just three words to tell us what gets you going, to be your best every morning what, would those three words be? well, we want you to tell us. use your smartphone. shoot a video of yourself with your three-word inspirations and post it to instagram or twitter with the hashtag my3wordsgma and you might see them here on "good morning america." sponsored by tropicana. ♪ "good morning america" is brought to you by university of phoenix.
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we rise. our thanks to crx. did you see george? he was like rocking to crx. >> they were great. thank you. >> happy thursday, everybody. >> you saw it.
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good morning, bay area. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> good morning. i'm jessica castro from abc 7 mornings. let's get right over to mike nicco for a quick look at the rainy bay area forecast. >> hey, jessica, hi, everybody. everybody is talking about it on social media. here you can see it, the thunderstorm with some small-pea-sized hail moving from palo alto to portola. sunnyvale, mountain view, malpitas. the heaviest rain will be to 6:00 tonight. >> we have wet pavement out there. getting word of a new crash. we're not seeing too much rain. vacaville, 80 past davis street. five vehicles involved. sounds like we have injuries. the far right lane blocked. time for live with kelly. back at 11:00 for the abc 7
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