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that's it. we brewed the love, right guys? (all) yes. good morning, america. happening now, tracking hurricane nate. the killer storm tearing through central america causing flash flooding and destroying homes. now, major cities on the gulf coast bracing for a possible eight-foot storm surge. >> no one should take this storm lightly. >> and the question this morning, will pumps needed to keep new orleans dry do their job? the man behind the massacre. new details on how stephen paddock avoided suspicion from hotel security at the mandalay bay hotel. the trick he played on room service, plus, thanking a hero. the tearful reunion. a family thanks the man who shielded them from a barrage of bullets. cryptic remarks, president trump playing it coy with his calm before the storm comments.
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>> what did you mean by that? >> thank you very much. >> we are pressing for answers this morning. >> is he referring to military action when he said calm before the storm? >> as the president rolls back obama era mandates on birth control. who could lose coverage? and convenience store crash. a pickup truck barreling through the doors. customers inches from being mowed down. how they managed to walk away. and we say good saturday morning. thank you for joining us. dan is on assignment. happy to have our chief white house correspondent jon karl in our house. >> thank you for having me back. >> and tony reali in for "pop news" and for adrienne. >> i'm in for "pop news" today. it's been a while. great to see you. >> great to have you, tony and jon. and we are going to begin this saturday morning with hurricane nate which is barreling through the gulf of mexico. already it has left a path of destruction in nicaragua. you can see the damage that it's
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done, boats swept aground. some crashing into buildings. roads washed away by the powerful winds and rain. it slammed into beaches or beach cities like cancun overnight as it crossed the yucatan peninsula. >> this is where nate is headed now. states of emergency have been declared in louisiana, alabama and mississippi and some towns are facing curfews or mandatory evacuation orders. hurricane and tropical storm warnings are in effect right now from new orleans to the florida panhandle with nate expected to make landfall in less than 24 hours. >> bracing for that. we have team coverage this morning, but we begin with abc's senior meteorologist rob marciano, who is tracking the storm for us from the studio this morning. rob, good morning. >> good morning, paula. a category 1, potentially category 2 storm. do not discount this storm considering the destruction it's already done and the path it's going to take. right now about 300 miles off the coast of southeast louisiana and heading in that direction at 22 miles an hour. so this one is moving much faster than the other storms this year, and so it will be getting tropical storm conditions later on this afternoon with rain bands
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approaching new orleans, mobile, even pensacola and making landfall sometime late tonight as a category 1, maybe a 2 in the earlier morning hours. then look at this, goes across birmingham and up through the northeast. so everybody is going to get a piece of this. let's zoom in a little bit closer and show you where the winds are going to be. this is a lopsided storm so most of the winds will be east of the center but look at new orleans. dangerously close to that center. we could see storm surges up to eight or nine feet. the crescent city certainly vulnerable to hurricanes and that's where we find abc's steve osunsami this morning. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning to you, rob. just a bit ago we were at lake pontchartrain hoping to broadcast live from there but had to hurry on to this location because this morning, the gofloodgates are closed in anticipation of this storm. this now hurricane is coming to the region at a poor time because of the east winds and the high tides, there is already water on the roads in some of the low-lying areas. this deadly storm would not let up overnight in central america. washing away roads and homes,
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nearly two dozen people across this region have lost their lives. in nicaragua it came to this, stranded families using ropes to get out of the rushing floodwaters. there was so much moving water, it opened up this giant sinkhole. the storm has now strengthened into a category 1 hurricane and it's now speeding towards american cities on the gulf coast. this is now a state of emergency from louisiana to georgia. thousands of families are under a mandatory evacuation this morning. >> we do not know exactly where it will land, and so we're preparing for the worst. >> reporter: in louisiana, president trump has approved the governor's predisaster emergency declaration. federal resources are now available. >> no one should take this storm lightly. >> reporter: in new orleans, families already dealing with water from the high tides are more than frustrated that a dozen of the city's drainage pumps are not working. billy ross packed up and left
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last night but not before putting everything he had up high. >> if you don't pick it up, you lose it by the flood. >> reporter: six feet of storm surge, he loses everything. he's expecting five. >> when they tell you to get out, you get out. once you get trapped in, ain't nobody coming to help you. >> reporter: city leaders in new orleans, mobile, biloxi are telling residents that now is the time, this morning, to finish preparations for this storm. here in new orleans they're offering sandbags at every fire station in town. jon and paula. >> the officials say preparing for the absolute worst. steve osunsami, thanks for your reporting from new orleans this morning. and the impending storm is forcing the port of mobile to close this morning. some cruise ships adjusting their itineraries as well. >> abc's victor oquendo is in mobile with the latest. good morning, victor. >> reporter: jon and paula, good morning. the port is closed. one cruise ship was supposed to come in, the carnival "fantasy" will stay out at sea. it usually departs and returns right here but the plans have
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changed. right now the major concern for this area storm surge. we could look at anywhere from five to eight feet because of hurricane nate. that would mean this entire area where we're standing right now would be underwater and things will likely be even worse for dauphin island, a barrier island and there are reports of flooding already because of high tide. people throughout the area have been doing what they can to prepare over the last few days. the last storm to really threaten mobile was hurricane isaac in 2012. it made landfall in louisiana but it brought a lot of rain and coastal flooding to mobile. we can also see some tornadoes here with hurricane nate depending on which part of the storm maybes landfall here. we're expecting the worst of it overnight into tomorrow morning. a lot of places are already closing up. we're hearing from churches who decided to cancel sunday services before nate arrives. john, paula. >> all right, victor, thank you for your reporting. we want to turn to the latest in the las vegas mass shooting investigation. police admitting that they are extremely frustrated trying to figure out stephen paddock's
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motive. >> but authorities are learning more about the methodical way he planned the massacre. abc's kenneth moton is in las vegas with more. kenneth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jon and paula. just an incredible memorial behind me here. this community rightly wants to focus on the victims of this massacre, but this morning there's still a lot of attention on the gunman. police are investigating every aspect of his life from birth to death. this morning the hunt for a motive is growing increasingly frustrating for police in las vegas. >> we thought we might find some ideology or some economic or political or social reason, some medical reason. we haven't found it yet. >> reporter: electronic billboards now up around vegas. investigators are asking for more tips about mass murderer, stephen paddock. is it possible the motive is he did it because he could? >> that's certainly a possibility, but it's one of those possibilities that you really can't wrap your mind around, can you? i don't know if i could accept that one. >> reporter: new details are emerging. sources say paddock kept a low profile to avoid suspicion from
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hotel security. on the phone with room service authorities say paddock pretended he was speaking with others in the room checking their orders, so hotel staff wouldn't think he was alone in the large suite. his final days authorities say included a prostitute and a gambling spree. near his killer's perch in mandalay bay police confirm they found a recent prescription for valium and a note with a series of cryptic numbers. >> run. keep your head down. >> reporter: nearly a week since paddock opened fire on thousands of people at a music festival. >> i've been shot in the arm. >> you've been shot? >> i need 911. i need an ambulance. >> reporter: new video and incredible stories of survival. people rushed to help 48-year-old doug carter separated from his wife and son. >> here, stay right here. he's been shot. >> it's just amazing that there was somebody there to help my dad, and he was actually -- i was worried. i thought he was on the street somewhere. i had no idea. >> reporter: police are crediting mandalay bay security guard jesus campos for alerting first responders and
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stopping more bloodshed. he was shot while responding to a door alarm on that 32nd floor. >> he rose to the occasion and acted like an absolute hero. >> reporter: an attorney for paddock's girlfriend marilou danley says she continues to cooperate with the fbi. just days after president trump made a visit to las vegas, vice president pence will be here to attend and speak at a unity prayer walk. jon and paula. >> that motive still so bizarre. they have these pieces to the puzzle, but they just don't fit right now. kenneth, thank you for your reporting. and now to president trump raising questions with cryptic comments to reporters. >> cryptic, indeed. abc's gloria riviera is at the white house with what the president is saying about those remarks and now how he's rolling back a key obamacare mandate. good morning, gloria. >> reporter: good morning, jon. guys, these comments really still are a mystery. they came as trump met with his top military leaders at the white house and he characterized that meeting as possibly the calm before the storm. now, those comments come amidst
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escalating tensions with north korea and the administration's intended decertification of that nuclear deal with iran. this morning the president's cryptic comments have yet to be fully explained. >> you guys know what this represents? >> tell us, sir. >> maybe it's the calm before the storm. >> reporter: president trump delivering that message with a smile. >> what's the storm? >> could be the calm, the calm before the storm. >> reporter: trump flanked by his top military leaders and their spouses. abc's cecilia vega pressing the president and his press secretary for clarity. >> mr. president, what did you mean by calm before the storm yesterday? what did you mean by that? >> reporter: with a wink and a pause. >> you'll find out. >> was he referring to military action when he said calm before the storm? >> we're never going to say in advance what the president is going to do. >> but how seriously should the american public or american adversaries for that matter take these comments? was it a joke? was it serious? >> i think you can take the president protecting the
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american people always extremely serious, and if he feels that action is necessary, he'll take it. >> reporter: but the president's intended message still unclear. meanwhile, this morning the white house facing a lawsuit. the aclu is suing the trump administration over its announcement to immediately roll back obama era contraception mandates that allow women access to birth control on the grounds of religious liberty. businesses, both large and small, can object to providing contraceptive services on the basis of a moral conviction. the new rule is a coup for the administration and its supporters. bit for some women like third year notre dame law student kate rochat, it's a troubling reality. >> my only access to birth control right now is through my university health insurance. i could possibly lose access to what i see as a fundamental part of my health care just because my university is religiously affiliated. >> reporter: a lot of students like that feel the same way but these new scalebacks do leave in place existing programs that
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provide subsidized contraceptive care to low income women such as through community centers. still one state already, massachusetts, is planning to take these new rollbacks to court arguing they are unconstitutional. jon, paula. >> probably just the beginning. gloria, thanks for your reporting. from the white house. okay, jon, you are our chief white house correspondent. >> yes. i can interpret all this stuff. >> yes, you can. >> yes. >> okay, so give us your interpretation. calm before the storm and then cecilia vega presses him on it and he says you'll find out. what does this all mean? >> well, i got to say, who knows, first of all, to be totally honest, but you have to know the context here. this was not some grand strategy. the president didn't have a big rollout for making these remarks. what happened is the press corps had actually been given what we call a lid at the white house. it means everybody can go home, the president is not going to make any more public comments for the day. >> this is on thursday. >> yes, and what happened is, everybody was called back in. the press pool was called back in because the president, you know, wants you to come in and see him with the military leaders. and then he makes these remarks.
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his staff had no idea he was going to do. when the vice president was asked about it, he said you got to ask the white house and the vice president works in the white house. >> and people still don't really know how to respond. >> no, no. >> i want to bring in pollster kristen soltis anderson. she's also our political analyst. she's in d.c. >> maybe she knows. >> maybe you know. if you have your crystal ball for us this morning, but, kristen, good morning to you. i want to know, as a pollster, though, how does this really affect the way people view trump as commander in chief? >> well, donald trump has always been viewed as unpredictable and for an awful lot of people, that's not a good thing. it makes them a little nervous especially in an unstable and unpredictable world you want the commander in chief to be a stable force. but there are a lot of folks who are big fans of the president who think him being unpredictable, that is a feature, not a bug, it's a good thing to keep adversaries on their toes, and so i think it plays into the way people who both like and dislike the president think about him. it underscores that he is kind of a wild card but whether you think that's a good or a bad
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thing i think depends on whether you like this president or not already. >> well, and this notion of the big reveal, of building up the drama and the suspense around a major decision, whether it's whether or not to fire his hhs secretary or, i mean, he's done this countless times over and over again. this has been part of the fascination with trump, it's actually worked for him. now, he's never done it around the possibility of nuclear war but this has worked for him. >> sure, and i think if you ask his administration officials, is this a good thing, is it giving results, they could point to something like what china has said about north korea in recent weeks saying, look, we'll stop sending oil. we're really going to crack down on business, doing business there. you had eight years of president obama saying we'll have strategic patience there. trump comes in. he's unpredictable. he's doing things that make a lot of people very nervous. it may not by traditional standards be the way you want to conduct foreign policy, but i think he might say, look, we're getting results and that's all that matters. >> all right. kristen soltis anderson from
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d.c., thanks for your insight and our master interpreter. >> yes. >> jon karl, thank you. >> and north korea and the middle east, all the experts in the previous administration didn't actually do well either. >> there you go. >> more predictable but not more successful necessarily. >> thanks for that, jon. we want to turn to florida now though. a wild police chase involving a suspected bank robber and carjacker which ended in a hail of bullets in the miami river. >> the dramatic standoff was all captured on camera. abc's erielle reshef joins us with the story. >> good morning, jon and paula. that standoff started when miami police tried to serve an arrest warrant for an armed robbery. the gun-wielding suspect took off leading officers on a dangerous two-hour pursuit during the height of the morning commute. an armed suspect dodging police and driving like a madman through the streets of miami in this stolen bmw. >> advised he would not be taken alive. no one is to approach this subject. >> reporter: officers hot on his trail. >> be advised the subject is armed. he also advised he will shoot
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the police. >> reporter: watch as ernesto padron bails from the car as he carjacks a woman in an suv holding a gun to her head before she manages to escape. >> i just see a guy in my window with a gun in my window and trying to open my door telling me get out, get out. get the [ bleep ] out of the car or i'll shoot you. get out. >> reporter: the 52-year-old assailant mows through lanes of rush hour traffic. >> all patrol units advised to put on your protective gear, helmets, shields, whatever else. >> reporter: padron ditches the black mazda, runs under a bridge and dives into the miami river bobbing in the water like a buoy. a tense hour-long standoff as he's surrounded by tactical teams in boats on the dock and in the air. >> again, all units advised to watch out for cross fire. advising that the subject is still refusing command. >> reporter: negotiations fail and nine officers eventually fired the fatal shots. padron had a lengthy criminal history. he spent 23 years behind bars for crimes ranging from robbery to grand theft. police are not releasing the
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details of what prompted them to open fire. but thankfully, guys, no one else was hurt. it's really a miracle when you watch the video. >> true. >> unbelievable. >> all right. time now for weather with rob marciano. >> hi, again, jon. let's break down hurricane nate now about 300 miles off the coast of louisiana, and it has been strengthening overnight. you see getting more organized. a lot of warm water here. our only saving grace, it's moving quickly. doesn't have a whole lot of time to strengthen more. hurricane warnings out from new orleans all the way through mobile bay and tropical storm warnings up through birmingham, alabama. so this will get into atlanta as well with the rain, but the storm surge is going to be significant, especially east of new orleans could see five to nine inches or nine feet of surge there but four to six feet certainly good saturday morning, i'm lisa argen. it's chilly in some spots.
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we'll look for a warm pattern through monday. fall will be back, feeling more like fall by the end of the upwhopping workweek. red flag warning in effect until tuesday. 81 in fremont, 75 in san francisco. cooler today, but >> always looking for the silver lining, the rainfall that's coming is needed in some spots, we'll have more on nate later and, of course, silver linings, jon karl and tony reali are here. >> it's big. it's big. >> it's a huge morning on "gma" sunday -- or saturday. whoa! >> whoa! >> getting ahead of ourselves here. >> but you will be back for sunday, right? >> yes, i will. >> we'll see how it goes. >> you'll be here sunday. >> that's what you were alluding to, right? >> see if he wants me back. >> being our weekend ep. ron claiborne, what you got in the news department? >> good morning to you paula, jon, rob. i'm not talking to reali. he's been picking at a scab all
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day, the yankees game. >> talking baseball all morning. >> i'm not dealing with you anymore. >> we'll put a lid on it. how about that? >> put a lid on it. good morning, everyone. we're going to begin in new york city with federal authorities revealing the arrests of three suspects behind an alleged isis-inspired terror plot. prosecutors say the suspects planned coordinated bombings and shootings in times square on the city's subway system and at concert venues, the fbi seizing bombmaking materials and marked up subway maps. the alleged plot was disrupted last year but only revealed after a year-long international investigation. and army sergeant bowe bergdahl who was held captive by the taliban for five years is expected to plead guilty to desertion and misbehavior to avoid being tried for walking away from his post in afghanistan. bergdahl was freed in a prisoner swap three years ago. the 31-year-old faces life in prison and a dishonorable discharge from the army. his court-martial had been scheduled to begin later this month. the u.s. state department announcing on friday that some american tourists who have traveled to cuba have reported suffering from medical problems
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similar to those from some u.s. government workers in havana. at least 22 u.s. diplomats in cuba are believed to have been victims of some kind of acoustic attacks suffering from hearing problems, sleep disorders and other health issues. the u.s. issuing a warning a week ago to americans traveling to cuba. and in washington, d.c., congressman steve scalise wounded in that gun attack back in june made his return to the ballpark friday night. the house majority whip throwing out the first pitch at friday night's baseball game, the playoff game between the nationals and the cubs of chicago. >> that was a pretty good toss. >> yeah, pretty good toss, yeah. he was seriously wounded too by a gunman while practicing for a congressional baseball game in suburban virginia. the cubs, by the way, paula. >> yeah. where are the highlights? the cubs highlights? >> no, no, that was a -- >> that's going to be later. >> that was a tough game. okay, now a scary scene at a convenience store in the town of ontario, ohio. check this out. a pickup truck coming barreling through the store sending shelves flying and customers scrambling. three people were injured but
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fortunately none of those injuries life-threatening. the driver believed to have some kind of medical issue. and finally the chat program that taught a generation how to socialize online, they are logging off for good. aol announcing that come december its instant messenger is shutting down after 20 years, the company saying that the way we communicate has changed profoundly, obviously. >> what are we going to do without it? >> the announcement was made on twitter. >> on twitter. >> yeah. >> love it. >> yeah. >> moving on. >> i still have a hotmail account so -- by the way, where were those yankees highlights? i didn't see them anywhere. >> they're not in there either. >> yeah. >> we got three yankee fans. >> don't mess with me, paula. >> i'm sorry. >> reali already did. coming up on "gma," we have more fallout for hollywood producer harvey weinstein. how his company is reportedly responding to his alleged history of sexual harassment. plus, a family is thanking an off-duty cop for heroically coming to the rescue during the las vegas shooting. their emotional reunion as they see each other for the first time since that horrifying night.
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welcome back to "gma" on a saturday morning. and happening right now, bracing for nate. the hurricane is gaining strength as it makes its way towards the mississippi and alabama coastline. mandatory evacuations and curfews have been ordered and overnight nate slammed mexico's tourist hot spots lashing beaches in cancun and leaving nearly two dozen dead in central america. nate is expected to make landfall here in the united states in less than 24 hours. we have breaking news from london this morning. police say that several people were injured when a car struck pedestrians outside london's natural history museum. one eyewitness posted on social media that the car plowed into people. police say one person has been detained. arrested at the scene. and up, up and away, the
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46th annual balloon fiesta is kicking off in albuquerque, hundreds of thousands of fans from around the world are expected to attend the nine-day event. more than 500 balloons will be on display. paula, this is the largest balloon festival. >> the largest. >> in the entire world. >> the world. have you ever been up in a hot air balloon? >> i have never been up. >> have you? >> no. >> phenomenal. >> always wanted to go to that festival. phenomenal. >> we'll send you next year. >> please. >> live shot from the hot air balloon. >> done. >> good luck with that. also coming up this half hour, the family who considers an off-duty cop its guardian angel. how he helped save their lives during the massacre in las vegas. but first more fallout from that explosive "new york times" report saying that hollywood producer harvey weinstein paid off sexual harassment cases for years. >> at least one other woman has come forward with a new allegation of improper conduct with reports some members of his company's board are resigning. abc's eva pilgrim joins us with more. eva. >> reporter: good morning, guys.
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the fallout continues for harvey weinstein this morning. that list of women accusing him of sexual harassment is growing. overnight, hollywood movie mogul harvey weinstein taking an indefinite leave of absence from the company bearing his name. a third of the company's all-male board resigning according to "the new york times" amid an internal investigation over sexual harassment allegations allegedly stretching back decades. >> i have received calls about harvey weinstein. >> reporter: renowned civil rights attorney gloria allred speaking with women contemplating if they should come forward. her daughter lisa bloom now counseling weinstein. >> i don't second-guess her judgments about who she represents. i love her and i respect her and i'm very proud of her. >> reporter: a new accusation coming from british actress jessica hynes. the 44-year-old tweeting, i was offered a film role at 19. harvey weinstein came on board and wanted me to screen test in a bikini. i refused and lost the job. >> you know what i mean? >> no.
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>> reporter: that tweet follows a "new york times" article that dropped bombshell sexual harassment claims against the studio executive worth an estimated $200 million. alleged victims described by the paper range from an assistant to a model to movie stars, rose mcgowan and ashley judd. the article citing two anonymous company officials saying over the years weinstein reached at least eight settlements with women over alleged harassment. judd saying, women have been talking about harvey amongst ourselves for a long time. and it's simply beyond time to have the conversation publicly. but weinstein speaking out to the "new york post" admitting he bears responsibility for his past behavior but claims "the times" article is reckless reporting and he has vowed to sue the paper. the 65-year-old husband and father of five seen in this "daily mail" photo departing his new york city office as news broke telling the out out out ot
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wants to earn the forgiveness of judd and his family stands by him. weinstein telling abc news, i appreciate the way i've behaved with colleagues in the past has caused a lot of pain, and i sincerely apologize for it. though i'm trying to do better, i know i have a long way to go. and weinstein also finding some new distance from a growing list of democrats who are now vowing to give the money he donated to their campaigns to different charities. >> yeah, it is a rush of democrats to give back that money. time now for the weather with rob marciano. >> hey, jump back to nate. we have a myriad of impacts with this hurricane as it comes onshore later on tonight. it's been very asymmetrical. a lot of the action has been on the east side but it's getting more organized as we go through time, and landfall expected late tonight, early tomorrow morning everywhere east of the center which is biloxi, gulfport, pascagoula. you're looking at a significant storm surge into the florida panhandle and the track goes right through birmingham, north of atlanta and getting into new york city by tuesday morning. we do see, though, a severe weather impact beginning with as early as this afternoon as it spins up and has a slight risk
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of seeing tornadoes which is typical in the northeast quadrant of these things, so that will be a risk right on through tomorrow morning and rainfall, here it is, significant, yes, especially across alabama and mississippi. some of this will be flooding rain. some of this will be beneficial and some of these areas haven't seen rain in a month. so that will be a positive, but there will be flooding as well. that's the latest on what's happening wi good saturday morning. i'm lisa argen. as much as 80 degrees cooler today here for upper 70s in santa cruz. it's been a chilly morning and we'll continue to see the warmth today, upper 80s inland, >> this weather report is brought to you by prudential. we'll be tracking hurricane nate through landfall and beyond tomorrow morning here on abc. guys. >> thank you, robert. >> paula. >> i appreciate it. and coming up on "good morning america," an emotional meeting. a family reunited with the hero off-duty police officer that they credit for saving their lives during the las vegas
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welcome back to "gma." welcome back to "gma." a family that lived through the nightmare in las vegas is crediting an off-duty police officer with saving their lives. >> yeah, he stepped in to help them during the chaos and carnage that unfolded that night and abc's abbie boudreau was there for it. the emotional reunion. >> come here, boys. oh, so happy to see you guys. >> reporter: this emotional reunion after a heart-wrenching week for las vegas after it became the scene of a deadly mass shooting. jenny, adam and their three young sons at the route 91 harvest festival, normally an annual family tradition. >> we look forward to it every year. the day the tickets go on sale, we buy tickets, we book our rooms. >> reporter: quickly turning to terror. >> we came from a real high and then just suddenly fell. >> panic. >> yeah.
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>> and it happened that fast. >> i had him on my shoulders. >> for the first 30 shots. >> yeah. >> and we dove on the ground and that's when lance came and helped us. >> reporter: the man they now call their hero happened to be an off-duty los angeles county deputy, lance moorman. >> i'm not hero. i just did what needed to be done. >> he started yelling get the kids down. get the kids down. >> he had his hands over us and his head down and telling people don't move. don't move. you guys stay here. i'm going to keep you guys safe. >> he kept telling us over and over again i'm not going to let you guys die. i'm not going to -- >> yeah. yep. >> reporter: finally it was time for the family to run. that's when they were separated from lance. now finally reuniting. >> come here, boys. oh. so happy to see you. >> thank you.
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>> it was such a terrible time. absolutely. >> but you guys did so well. >> we couldn't have done it without you. >> no. >> adam. >> reporter: for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> complete strangers just embracing, and that's one of the stories. i mean despite all the tragedy and massacre, you have complete strangers helping one another and so many tales of heroism. >> heroism, true hero. >> all right, thanks to abbie boudreau for that story and coming up on "gma" this saturday, the brand-new offering from google that is flying off the shelves. the pixel buds that can translate 40 languages in realtime. jon, are you going to buy a pair? >> this would help me in puerto rico, you know. >> a little too late, though. >> who needs 40? little too late, though. >> who needs 40? needs 40? does psoriasis ever get in the way of a touching moment? if you have moderate to severe psoriasis, you can embrace the chance of completely clear skin with taltz.
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call or click today. ♪ in today's "weekend download" there's a lot of product announcements but the one getting the most attention is their pixel buds with some major artificial intelligence that's built in, and becky worley joins us from san francisco with a look-see. becky, good morning to you. so apple rolled out their wireless ear pods earlier this year. i asked all the guys on set to borrow some but either not purchased or they've lost them. they've fallen out of their ears so now google follows suit. tell us how the pixel buds are different. >> yeah, the first difference is pretty obvious. it's the design, the pixel buds are actually neck buds, bluetooth earbuds held together with a cloth cord, typical google, right, pragmatic to the core. i'm afraid to buy the ear pods because like you mentioned, i'm afraid i'm going to lose them. otherwise, price for air buds
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and pixel buds the same, 159 bucks. same concept of a case that recharges the earbuds, both really heavily integrated with voice command, siri and the google assistant to access information. you know, paula, both companies betting big on that technology for the future. >> i think the cord is extremely stylish, by the way. so you mentioned the voice commands. one of the most fascinating aspects of the google demo is the realtime language translation that the earbuds can do. let's take a look. >> hey, isabelle, how is it going? [ speaking a foreign language ] >> absolutely great. thank you. >> what do you think of these cool new headphones? [ speaking a foreign language ] -- dined them so i think they're pretty cool. >> oh, my gosh. >> the chemistry was amazing. >> the chemistry. wow! >> is it 40 languages? that's amazing. >> yeah.
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the concept is great, right? translation done in your ear. it's like you're at the u.n. >> really where you want to be. >> how practical. good question. maybe not nikki haley this week, but how practical it is to have that kind of translation in realtime. we got to test that in the wild. but realtime language translation is definitely getting better. you can do that on your phone now. i've got google translate here. i'm going to attempt some of my very mediocre japanese to turn it into english. ready? [ speaking japanese ] >> good morning, coffee and orange juice, please. >> not bad. right? >> your japanese is pretty good too. >> that's about all i have, guys. >> i think that is more impressive than the pixel buds. >> yeah, forget the translation. >> just, becky, are you available for hire if we need -- >> i am. i have party tricks you wouldn't believe.
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i can also order a beer. that's about all i can do. >> oh, you are invited. come back to new york, becky. we miss you. >> this is the important stuff, right, paula. we have to be able to do this. >> it is the important stuff. that and the cord around the neck. >> which is really cool. >> all right. becky, we love you. thank you. gracias. [ speaking spanish ] >> thanks, becky. >> per favor. arigato. arigato. . >> per fafavor. ari gateau. you may have gum problems and could be on the journey to much worse. help stop the journey of gum disease. try parodontax toothpaste. it's clinically proven to remove plaque, the main cause of bleeding gums. for healthy gums, and strong teeth. leave bleeding gums behind. with parodontax toothpaste. ♪
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they'll be taking part this morning in strut your mutt, the organization's adoption and fund-raising event. and joining us this morning is eric raven. he's going to tell us about katia and hurricane and the group's efforts to help pets displaced by all the recent hurricanes, eric. >> yeah, so katia and hurricane came to us from our friends at the project, and they'll be available for adoption at strut your mutt which is presented by bob buy skechers down at pier 29 today. and, yeah, it's from 9:00 to 5:00, adoption project from 10:00 to 2:00. we've been doing -- >> he's ready to go. >> she's a little feisty. we've been doing a lot of work down in texas. >> we saw you after hurricane harvey with michael strahan. >> yeah, we're down at the nrg arena right now. we're looking for a lot of foster parents right now. >> i mean, come on. >> these dogs have a lot of love. >> i picked a great day to bathe in peanut butter before i came. >> what is katia doing over there? >> she is asleep on me. this is great. also today comic-con this week
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in new york city unveiled the first trailer to john boyega's new action flick, "pacific rim: uprising," wowing the crowds in the city. take a look. >> we were born into a world of war between the monsters that destroyed our cities and the monsters we created to stop them. >> it's a sequel to the original movie starring idris elba in 2013 introducing audiences to a new wave of jaeger pilots ready to battle the evolving kaiju. while preventing humanity's extinction, and you always wonder if those jaeger pilots are dropping jaeger bombs. >> we only hope. >> "pacific rim: uprising" hits theaters on march 23rd. that was for you, jon. if you're not holding a dog, please hold a dessert. we're celebrating national desesert every day this month help from super moon bake house. their new location is in new york city. bakery is known for their
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instagramable treats. not for you and they brought us cruffins. the most popular menu item. cruffins are croissant muffins and have flavors like passion fruit, vanilla creme and a new york-inspired treat, a croissant with lox, cream cheese, capers and a whole lot more. >> thank you, tony. tony, jon, you're back tomorrow without the dog. >> yes, we are. >> we'll see you sunday. t with lox, cream cheese, capers and a whole lot more. >> thank you, tony. tony, jon, you're back tomorrow without the dog. we'll see you sunday. good morning, everyone. i'm chris nguyen. governor brown is receiving criticism for vetoing a bill that would have banned smoking at california's beaches and state parks. he wrote, if people can't even smoke on a deserted beach, where
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can they? happening today, another plane load of disaster pets will be arriving, this time from louisiana. here are a few examples of the pets coming to town. the animal shelters in louisiana are bursting after taking in pets left behind in hurricanes harvey and irma. these pictures were taken by the petaluma animal shelter where 30 of the 80 dogs and cats will go. the rest will go to no kill shelters. also happening today, two-time academy award winning actor sean penn will be honored at the mill valley film festival. his career has expand over three decades. he won an oscar for "mystic river" and "milk." let's get a check of the accuweather forecast with our meteorologist lisa argen. hi, lisa. >> hey, chris, good morning to you. hi, everyone. check out the view from mt. tam,
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a beautiful picture, chilly to start. you can see fog in the distance. 57 here, 41 on the coast. it's 54 in mountain view. and we're also looking at clear skies right along the golden gate bridge where highs will be in the upper 60s to near 70. 45 in santa rosa still. your forecast for fleet week calls for mid-70s today, a stronger sea breeze. a little bit sooner today. we'll have your full forecast coming up next on the morning news, chris. >> lisa, thank you. next, an emotional tribute in the south bay. friends and family of a vegas shooting victim gathered to honor her
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