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good morning, america. terror takedown. an isis inspired radical arrested in ohio. allegedly in the final stages of plotting an all-out assault on the u.s. capitol and members of congress planning to set off pipe bombs and go on aing spree. how the fbi stopped this lone wolf. new this morning, nfl on the hot seat. an indianapolis colt player charged with assault before the biggest weekend of the season his team playing for a shot at the super bowl. a league plagued by scandal. top of the world. first on "gma," those two climbers complete a feat once thought impossible scaling one of the world's most dangerous rock walls taller than two empire state buildings. using only their hands and feet as the world watched. we are with them live this morning. >> and who will be on top of
hollywood's world. we're about to find out who is in the running for oscar, the big battle for it. will jennifer aniston, julianne moore be golden girls. is this michael keaton's and good morning, america. they are up early in hollywood this morning. everyone ready for those oscar nominations coming up in just a little bit. you know how we feel about the oscars. we're not the only ones. take a look at our studio crew. we are ready. they are ready, as well. look dressed to the nines. >> oh yeah. >> because the countdown is on to hollywood's biggest night. >> elegant. indeed they are. then host neil patrick harris getting geared up tweeting last night, i really need to finish counting all
those ballots. >> so we have so much to discuss. that's ahead. first we get started with the news and that homegrown terrorist. a young man in ohio inspired by isis and planning a major attack on our nation's capital. arrested by the fbi. abc's pierre thomas is in washington with the latest on all that. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning robin. today the fbi's accuseing a young man from america's heartland of contemplating a massacre. the suspect, christopher lee cornell only 20 seen here in a mug shot taken last night was arrested after buying two m-15 assault rifles like this and 600 rounds of ammunition. >> as soon as the purchase was over and he left the door several agents came out and tackled here in the parking lot and took him down. >> reporter: this is cornell in a high school wrestling photo in more innocent days. he was in the final stage of a murderous plot an all-out
assault on congress using the rifles but also pipe bombs. the fbiing loed in on cornell after a confidential inform apartment said he had been posting disturbing messages on twitter expressing support for al qaeda and isis. one tweet stated "i believe we should just wage jihad under our own orders and plan attacks." at one point he cited anwar al awlaki of al qaeda in the arabian peninsula as having already given the thumbs up for such attacks. the fbi has kept cornell under constant surveillance since fall watching his every move in a classic sting. cornell's father was blunt. his son was set up. >> he was a vulnerable gullible 16-year-old in a 20-year-old body and i think the fbi coerced him. there was no way he came up with these terrorist plots. somebody put that in his head. >> reporter: cornell's dad said his son was a momma's boy but
the young man had a dark side che claim, his parents never saw. >> thanks very much. we turn to a big shake-up at the secret service. four top officials forced out. two mortire. the latest fallout from a series of high-profile missteps including that major security breach at the white house. abc's jim avila has the story. >> reporter: the final straw for the secret service, that knife-wielding veteran who jumped the fence and ran right into the white house making it inside the east room minutes after president obama had left by helicopter. this following a stinging list of gaffes that include the gate crashers that made it inside a state dinner without invites, the agents caught in a payment dispute with prostitutes and a presidential visit to colombia. the armed private security guard who somehow was able to get on board an elevator with president obama. and those bullets that hit the white house without the secret service knowing about them for days. still, the president stood by the secret service. >> secret service does a great job. thank you.
i'm grateful for the sacrifices they make on my behalf. >> reporter: but a pruittal report from the department of homeland security found the secret service, an organization starved for leadership the first step secret service director julia pierson was forced out in october and this morning four more at the top removed from their positions. two more retiring. the acting director promising to do better. >> we are confident we can fulfill our mission with honor and restore the secret service's rightful place as the most respected protection service in the world. >> reporter: no comment from the white house overnight. president obama as we heard has never personally criticized the men and women sworn to take a bullet for him. robin. >> all right, jim. now to that new trouble for the nfl, a major test of its new personnel -- personal conduct policy. indianapolis colts linebacker josh mcnary charged with sexual assault days before the team's big game for a chance to play in the super bowl. abc's ryan smith is here with that story. good morning. >> good morning, robin.
after what could be one of the worst public relation years for the nfl with scandals involving ray rice and adrian peterson now these charges coming just before one of the nfl's biggest weekends of the year. >> the colts have advanced to the championship game. >> reporter: this morning as the colts prepare to face the new england patriots sunday for a shot at the super bowl colts linebacker josh mcnary charged with rape criminal confine many and battery. >> this really will be a way to test if the nfl is serious about this new policy. >> reporter: according to police documents, the alleged victim says she was drinking at an indianapolis bar december 1st when she met a man and later ended up at his apartment though she doesn't recall how. she claims a physical fight ensued followed by the sexual assault. eventually she says she managed to grab the man's cell phone and leave. it was that phone that led police to mcnary and when they arrived to question him they say he replied, i foe why you're
here. saying i preserved it for you because i knew you would be coming. mcnary's attorney releasing this statement overnight. "joshua mcnary unhesitatingly denies all accusations made against him." now, the nfl telling abc news that the case is under review under their new personal conduct policy. implemented in december. it says players charged with violent crimes may be placed on leave without pay following an investigation. >> if they announce and he still is playing, that would be a shock to me. >> reporter: the colts telling us overnight "at this time we are very concerned and trying to find out what the relevant facts are, but we have insufficient information to venture any opinion." mcnary, a west point grad who spent two years on active duty before joining the colts was released on the felony charges he faces if convicted he could face significant prison time. >> they can take action after an investigation.
>> you have to wonder will they act quickly before the game this weekend? >> thank you. we turn to that icy weather creating dangerous conditions across the country. it's being blamed for dozens of driving accidents and firefighters called in for dramatic rescue after one teenager fell through the ice. ginger is tracking it all. >> several rescues including brewer the dog, the golden retriever rescued after an hour in the water. and, yes, we're about to get into a january thaw so that's going to be our next threat but first almost half the country is still covered in snow. we've got this deep freeze and the roads, look. that deep january chill turning highways to ice from texas to virginia. in west texas, this accident fatal. a prison transportation bus hitting a patch of ice careening off an overpass and colliding with a moving freight train leaving ten dead and at least five others injured. >> it's unbelievable the damage the amount of damage it made. >> reporter: nearly 350 crashes reported in virginia with
startling scenes in north carolina like this one. fire truck flipping after skidding on ice. in michigan, one teen died after walking out onto the ice but in >> my friend just fell through the water. >> reporter: a 19-year-old rescued after falling through while playing ice hockey submerged for nearly ten minutes. >> he was holding himself afloat with a hockey stick. he was very cold. he indicated to our people that he thought he was going to pass out. >> reporter: firefighters using an ice rescue sled to pull him to sled before transporting him to a local hospital. as we chisel our way now halfway through meteorological winter we can soon change this tune. ♪ ice ice baby ♪ >> a warm-up is right around the corner. ♪ all right stop ♪ >> an instagram video someone took. i got my magic wand. move the jet stream all that arctic air by the weekend saturday into sunday it got one
clap, that's good. 51 for kansas city 36 minneapolis, 40 chicago, and by sunday almost 50 in new york. close to that in boston too. of course it doesn't last forever but i'll tell you all about that coming up. >> but keep that wand out. we love it. thank you, ginger. a major new initial tiff families from the white house. president obama proposing new legislation that would require companies to give workers paid sick leave. abc's jonathan karl is at the white house this morning. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the white house says some 43 million workers in the united states don't have any paid sick leave at all, so the president is calling on congress to pass a law that would require companies to give at least seven days of paid sick leave to their employees, he's also asking for $2 billion to be given to the states and cities to help them pass or start their own programs with family and medical leave and he's acting on his own making it easier for federal employees to get up to six weeks of maternity leave. the president is promising a big
push on all of this beginning next week robin with the state of the union address. >> the big question how much of a chance does this have to pass jon? >> reporter: well this will be an uphill battle, to say the least. republicans don't like the idea of imposing expensive if you regulationsen 0cans and employers and democrats have been trying to pass this bill since 2005. as you can imagine it won't be any easier thousand that republicans are in control of both the house and senate. >> thanks very much. studies have shown again and again and again that paid sick leave, not only benefits workers and their families but employers, as well because productivity goes up and you heard jon mention about 43 million americans don't have paid sick leave. how many types does dr. besser say if you're sick stay home. they say we can't stay home because we won't get paid. >> important stuff, thanks. amy has the other top stories. we begin with the pope's historic trip to the philippines, pope francis arriving this morning saying he'll focus on poverty during
his visit. hundreds of thousands of people lined his route from the airport. has been declared. the philippines is the largest catholic nation in asia. up to 6 million people are expected to attend his outdoor mass. and new evidence this morning of the brutality of a recent attack in nigeria carried out by the islamic militant group boko haram. amnesty international says this is an image of a town before the attack. you see buildings packed between those red marks. others are trees and vegetation and then take a look at this same area after the attack. 3700 buildings in two towns were damaged or destroyed and as many as 2,000 civilians were killed. survivors have been forced into a refugee camp. well the u.s. has freed five more detainees from the prison at guantanamo bay. the men were accused of fighting for al qaeda. the release sparking protests in congress. many of the prisoners were transferred to oman which shares
a border with yemen, a hotbed of activity. a mall near san jose california a car came crashing through this macy's plowing 50 feet into the store sending racks of clothes flying. four were injured and police say the driver may have had a medical condition causing her to lose control. well a dangerous stunt in chicago. a man was seen dangling off the roof of this 46-story hotel. he's hanging on right there with his two arms as another man took his picture. they were gone within minutes. their identities still unknown. in hawaii a tour called the ultimate whale watch you can see lived up to its name. wow. that humpback whale beganslaing the wear and watch as it strikes its head against the tour's inflatable boat. and the screams ensued. they believe possibly distracted by her calf. one man aboard yelling "this is awesome awesome." >> that's one word for it.
finally a lesson in how not to make a comeback. blackberry we know has been struggling to compete against the iphone. the company recently tweeted this marketing message, it said keep up the conversation on twitter and it showed a picture of its classic phone. but take a look at the bottom time stamp. the message was sent via twitter for iphone. whoever was tweeting for blackberry was using an iphone. they quickly deleted the tweet but not quickly enough. >> i love the blackberry. >> to which i say duh! >> yeah it hurts right. still stinging. >> a tough one. okay thank you. we say with high tech. a big battle brewing. apple has its eyes on gopro that make the tiny cameras we love. remember when ginger jumped out of that plane. she had one with her. apple wants a piece of the business and abc's neal karlinsky has the story. >> reporter: if there's one piece of technology that lets people feel what it's like to be someone else an ice climber, a
skydiver even a superstar on stage, it's the gopro. >> incredible. >> reporter: but this morning even the company behind an estimated 100 hours of videos uploaded every second may not have seen this coming. >> whoa. >> reporter: apple may be getting into the wearable camera game. a newly reassigned patent shows off f what could be an apple action camera with a familiar looking wireless remote control. one that looks very much like the new apple watch. apple takes out all kinds of things that never end up on a store shelf but even the very mention of an apple wearable camera temporarily sent shock waves through gopro. their sales at an estimated $280 million per year. traders rushing to sell 10 million shares of gopro stock briefly sending the price tumbling by 12%. no surprise apple isn't talking and neither is gopro. if the battle heats up you can bet there will be video.
for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, austin. >> thank you, neal. the excitement for the biggest morning in hollywood. we are just an hour now away from the academy awards nominations. who sup for the top awards? chris connelly with the favorites. >> all you have to do is ask me a question. >> reporter: the ardent fans know as cumber babes, sort of. hope oscar's answer is yes, this morning academy awards nominations for best actor figure to hit "the imitation game"'s benedict cumberbatch. >> you finished? >> reporter: against "the theory of everything" star in the making eddie redmayne especially eerie steve carell out of "the office" in "foxcatcher" and "baby boomer" fave. "birdman"'s michael keaton. ace of '80s comedy and super heroics. >> you're a washed out comic strip character. >> reporter: the best actress
list could have bridemaids. >> with 0 for 5 nom naths amy adams in "big eyes" against julianne moore in "still alice." >> i feel like i can't find myself. >> reporter: both are deserving so with "wild"'s reese witherspoon and felicity jones from "the theory of everything" and if jennifer aniston crashes the party with "cake," fans will have a longtime friend. >> the series of milestones. >> reporter: "boyhood" should reach a milestone or two with a host of nominations including best picture. just like many of this year's films now awaiting a for your consideration culmination. in one for instance "selma." >> we're not asking we're demanding. give us the vote. >> reporter: attention for that movie and plenty of other, as well. the answers are less than an
hour away. >> all right. it's exciting. any thoughts? we love the movies. >> a lot that people haven't seen. >> i know. it's really time for people to catch some of these films with a lot of actors that people have known and love. familiar and unfamiliar still to see. >> be sure everybody, to tune in to the academy awards live here on abc, that happens on february 22nd. >> all right. lara now to a series of storms set to bring heavy rain to the northwest. >> to the northwest. two that we're talking about today into tomorrow and the pacific northwest is the first part unsettled still slight understatement now fallen to 4500 feet and winter weather advisories closer to the coast a lot of rain five plus coastal oregon so you'll look for that coming up in the next couple of days. mild in the southwest. 73 for palm springs and local weather is 30 seconds away.
>> good morning, washington. our temperatures are working their way up and we will continue to see a warming trend at least milder conditions into the weekend. it is 33, just above freezing downtown, but still only 29 at dulles, 30 in manassas, 30 at culpeper, 23 degrees in frederick. cloud cover and we will see sunshine this afternoon. watch out for patchy fog in the valley are
>> and still to come here on "gma," nascar superstar kurt busch's ex-girlfriend firing back telling her side of the story after he claimed she is a trained assassin. also ahead, those two climbers who made history reaching one of the world's most difficult summits. we are going to talk live. it's hollywood's biggest morning. all of the oscar nominees revealed as we kick off our countdown to the oscars. coming up. >> looking good in the control room. >> we take this very seriously. you need a team. working together. doing all kinds of jobs. and the best place to find any job, in any industry is on the world's #1 job site. indeed. how the world works.
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thursday morning commute. jack taylor, you cannot blame it on the weather today. >> i can blame it on the drivers, though. 270 southbound, a crash after montrose road. flashing lights over on the shoulder. unfortunately, your delay is solid back to shady grove road. on the baltimore-washington parkway northbound, just after 197, there is a new crash blocking the left lane. also be aware, traveling through northwest around mount vernon square we have the d.c. ferguson movement going on. that will possibly affect traffic along massachusetts avenue, new york avenue, k street, 9th street, and 7th street. beware because they will begin a march soon. jacqui jeras, how about a forecast? >> we have calmer and quieter conditions in the forecast. some temperatures shy of average, but we will not complain as we all get above the freezing arc.
33 in d c, 29 at dulles. 32 in fredericksburg. our hourly temperatures, making it into the middle 30's by 11:00. 39 degrees at 1:00, 40 degrees this afternoon with partly cloudy skies. back below the freezing mark tonight, so the freeze-thaw, by tomorrow afternoon. >> thank you for watching. another news update coming up in 25 minutes.
good morning, america. right now tracking that homegrown terror plot. the fbi arresting an ohio man allegingly plotting a massacre in our nation's capital. kurt busch's ex-girlfriend fighting back responding to his accusations she's a trained killer. the countdown to the oscars is on. the stars waking up to find out if they're in the running for hollywood's biggest prize. >> an exciting morning at "gma." so much to get to and including, let's see, there they are, the climbers who achieved their dream back on solid ground joining us live. tommy caldwell and kevin jorgeson. they made it with just their hands and feet. we will speak to them coming up. >> that is coming up. we begin with the latest on kurt busch. his ex-girlfriend fighting back against the shocking accusation
she is a gio benitez is tracking it. >> she says it's a movie script she wrote and she tells "gma" kurt busch is just trying to deflect attention from the serious domestic assault allegations against him by calling her an assassin. this morning, kurt busch's ex-girlfriend and her attorney firing back after the superstar's stunning testimony she is a trained assassin. >> defense has consisted of denigrating patricia slamming her. >> reporter: 37-year-old patricia disschool seeking an order of protection claiming busch salted her. busch dropped a bombshell saying driscoll told him she was contract killer who used gun, knives and poison to take out her victims. overnight driscoll telling "gma" "the only thing i am guilty of is bad taste in men." but busch's legal team gave her
this video of driscoll starring in a reality show that never aired. which they say proves her familiarity with deadly weapons. >> there's a lot of sensitive things i work on. most you'll never see. >> reporter: she tells "gma" she's finding it very telling that instead of owning up to the assault and domestic violence, kurt finds it beneficial to attack my credibility and mislabel what i do for a living." she claims he has a terrible temper firsthand in september. >> he snapped. >> reporter: bush testified he simply cupped her face and that her head may have tapped the wall. his publicist howard bragman who is also an abc news consultant saying it's busch who is the victim. >> she went crazy and ballistic when he ended the relationship and made a vow to destroy him and that's what she's trying to do. >> driscoll's attorney says that's not her intention.
a decision is expected in the next several weeks. important to note here no assault charges have been filed just yet but they're still investigating. >> a lot of talk right now. thanks. to that incredible recordetting climb, a story we've been following from the start. tommy caldwell and jorg jorgeson reaching the summit of el capitan in yosemite after nearly three weeks, accomplishing what many had thought to be impossible. there they are. they're standing by live to chat to us in just a moment but first aditi roy has their story. >> reporter: this morning, an impossible dream realized. [ cheers and applause ] tommy caldwell and kevin jorgeson celebrating on top of the world. [ cheers and applause ] after reaching the summit of yosemite's el capitan capping a record-setting free climb up the vertical dawn wall. the pair using only their hands and feet with only ropes to prevent deadly falls. >> it's getting pretty rowdy.
>> reporter: during their 19-day 3,000-foot journey, the climbers braving a windstorm. >> getting tossed around. >> reporter: and clinging to razor sharp edges with bloody figures. even r&r was extreme sleeping in these tents dangling precariously from the rock's edge. on day eight kevin struggling to pass one of the toughest points. >> thoughts crossed my mind i should just throw in the towel. >> reporter: after seven more and 11 gasp-worthy falls kevin finally turning that impossible corner. [ cheers ] >> reporter: at the summit the emotional duo greeted by friends and family. >> this is something that he never thought would happen. >> reporter: even president obama tweeting"so proud. you remind us that anything is possible." a new version of rock star born. for "good morning america," aditi roy, abc news yosemite national park. >> rock stars indeed and tommy
caldwell and kevin jorgeson joining us now in their hotel in yosemite california. congratulations to you both guys. i hope you hear the cheers. we are so so very happy for you. kevin, you tweeted this is not an effort to conquer. it's about realizing a dream so you wake up this morning, what's it like to realize your dream? >> it's pretty surreal to wake up and to have the climb complete. it's pretty hard to describe. >> and how are your hands and feet both of you, ooh. >> at least my hands are a little beat. they have a lot of bruises and cuts on them and i take a lot of i'm pro-anyone every morning but the feet are doing well. >> glad to hear it kevin, we saw in aditi's piece you had that tough time and made that turn. you thought maybe, hmm, how did you remain positive? how did you keep going? >> i think the word that i used
is just resolve. i didn't want to accept any other outcome, but getting up that route so i tried to push all the negative thoughts of not being able to do it out and picture getting across that traverse and that's eventually what happened. >> it had to be a great feeling when you made that turn and, tommy, part of the story is you didn't leave your friend behind. you know, that you were doing a little bit better. kevin was struggling at that point and many wondered if you would go on without him but you didn't. that says a lot about your character, tommy. >> thank you. i have to apologize. my voice is gone for yelling for kevin so much. it was an incredible experience. >> well if -- allowed. you're allowed. all that you've been through those 19 days and hope you feel better soon. i know you saw president obama that he sent out a tweet, as well. and he was saying that you remind us that anything is
possible. kevin, i'll let you speak for both of you guys. what do you think your message is to people who watched you. >> well i think what made us stick with this climb for so long you know tommy envisioned this thing seven years ago and i joined the team six years ago is like i said realizing that dream and seeing this through to completion so it's great that so many people are inspired by the project and hopefully they can find the equivalent of their own dawn wall and stick with it and see it through, as well. >> i like how you say that. their equivalent. not everyone will do what boat have done but you're right. we find our own wall to scale. so what's next now that you have -- >> that's right. >> -- literally and figuratively reached the top. what's next for you. >> maybe some bouldering. something a little more light duty but tommy is headed to patagonia in less than a month and switch gears and head into the mountains.
>> oh my goodness. tommy, i hope you feel better. kevin, both of you, you just -- it was something to watch you and how you persevered and just -- you kept going and it's something that we really admire you both for. thanks for joining us. get some rest. >> thanks for having us. >> can't wait to see the next chapter from both of you. thankfully ginger the weather for the most part seemed to cooperate for them. >> yeah, absolutely. if they need a third i'm totally available for next time. i'd be in it it. you know we have video of something spectacular. nothing like that but this makes winter look nice. how about paddle boarding on lake michigan through all of the ice chunks. this is st. joseph's. amy, you're familiar your hometown. yes, so off that lighthouse. again, we can make this all look nice. and this morning maybe you want to try to do that in boston. winter weather advisory trace of snow and the rest of us mostly dry, pittsburgh will go to 31.
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after being on reality tv. linzie janis has her story. >> reporter: from fashion photo shoots to behind bars,. >> oh my god. tyra is here. >> renee, i'm 20 and from maui. >> reporter: renee alway, a former contestant of "america's next top model" speaking out for the first time about how she went from this to this. >> i can't even remember what was happening then that's how bad it was. >> reporter: alway now nearly un unrecognizable to her fans. after a string of arrests in 2013 she was convicted of burglarizing homes and cars auto theft and illegally possessing a gun. landing her in a california prison for the next 12 years. she says finding life after coming in third place on "top model" was difficult. >> and it was just closed door after closed door after closed door and that was really hard to take. >> reporter: alway turned to
drug soon finding herself homeless. >> i felt like a failure because i couldn't get past the reality tv stigma that had been put on me. >> the drastic contrast of being on a reality show to just going back to being completely anonymous is a psychological shock. >> reporter: this morning, alway hoping her message will help others who have lost their way and as for her new appearance. >> now i'm ready to get rid -- shed the old and let's start anew. >> reporter: for "good morning america," linzie janis, abc news new york. >> and we hope she can. thanks. coming up trying out, the surprising new super food the trendy new health craze that has people tapping trees, does it have any health benefits? we'll tell you and how does it taste? >> i have a feeling we'll be trying. plus remember that instagram photo that got so many people talking? it's coming. and why the family in the photo
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take a look at this picture. you will probably see this on all your feeds losing his cap as he gets off the plane. the wind got him again but another top trend, a new commercial that caught our attention featuring these two dads doing their daughters' air. you may remember this picture that went viral on their feed. positive and negative. some people objecting to the gay dads having a family but nikon was inspired to create this heartwarming ad based on the photo. take a listen. >> you know the routine basically is we get up at 5:30 and eat breakfast and then we do our daughters' hair. parents that can get up at 5:30 and do their daughters' hair no matter who they are, that's a family. >> i have to agree. the new ad featuring the entire family is already getting thousands of likes on the couple's instagram page and andrew could take a few pointers. he has to do my daughter's hair ever since i got this gig. >> my daughters say you can't
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>> live from the abc 7 broadcast center, this is an abc 7 news update. >> good morning. you are looking live at what is unfolding in the district right now. d.c. ferguson protesters have been promising all morning to block downtown d.c. streets and they have done just that. you can see some camera crews down there covering it for us this morning. this is unfolding in the mount vernon/chinatown area. jack taylor has more on what you need to know, as far as which roadways are locked entirely.
>> i believe they are headed south that the -- southbound on 7th street. we are not sure where they will be heading, but 7th street southbound toward chinatown. northbound baltimore washington national parkway, a 25 minute ride. 95 in virginia from the parkway to 610, a half hour ride to ge >> we have the cloud cover out there, but i think we will work on eroding the cloud tackle little bit and get some peaks of sunshine here, especially this afternoon. the wind chill factor is 29. we are still below freezing, or at it. ever our else -- 25 -- everywhere else, 25 in gaithersburg area 32 in fredericksburg. our forecast becomes partly cloudy with the high temperature near 40 degrees. we will freeze back down overnight tonight, but tomorrow back in the 40's. >> another news update coming up
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♪ good morning, america. it's 8 a.m. and a big weight loss breakthrough. the new fda approved appetite zapper that could stop those overwhelming hunger pangs. what you need to know right now. ♪ and water from the woods. the new health craze that has people tapping trees. why birch water is being called the next big superdrink. we're kicking off hollywood's biggest party of the year bringing you the oscar nominations from l.a. this morning. all the details on the stars who could go home with gold. all that and "deals & steals" as we say >> good morning, america. [ cheers and applause ] our oscar party as you see is under way here in times square. all decked out. that's our oscar fan cake and only
dj kiss so you know the oscars are right around the corner. we're going to bring you all 248 academy awards nominations 38 days until the oscars. did you not notice the young man who served you? >> well hello. >> i don't know if you noticed but he's serving me. >> everybody can get in on the action. everyone is right there. not only here on the floor, also up in the control room this morning. wow. >> look at those gloves. >> the gloves on nice touch. >> directing the show and looking like a beauty as always. cameron mathison i the fort for us at the samuel goldwyn theater where all the magic is happening exclusively on the stage. good morning to you, cameron. >> reporter: good morning, guys. yes, you're right. on the stage where the
nominations will be announced. look who is keeping she company hanging out with oscar, press from all over the world filing in. there is real anticipation in this room. >> a lot of excitement coming up. first to amy. today's top stories. >> good morning, good morning, everyone. we begin with new developments in that homegrown terror plot. the father of christopher lee cornell is defending his son saying he is not a terrorist. the elder cornell claims the fbi coerced his son into plotting an attack on the u.s. capitol with pipe bombs and assault rifles. he was arrested after buying two rifles and 600 rounds of ammunition. the fbi had him under surveillance since last fall. pope francis has arrived in the philippines hundreds of thousands people greeting him in manila this morning but his comments before his arrival are making news. the pope spoke about the recent terror attack on a french magazine that mocked the prophet muhammad. the pope saying "there are limits to freedom of expression when religion is insulted."
and president obama today announcing a plan to expand sick leave for federal workers. he is ordering federal agencies to advance six weeks of paid sick leave to new parents providing it up front even if they haven't accrued the days. he is asking congress for $2 billion to encourage states to create paid family and medical leave programs. an important recall for parents this morning. ikea is recalling 169,000 crib mattess because babies could become trapped. the furniture chain says some of the mattresses are too short for their cribs.s are is willed here. there have been at least two reports of infants getting trapped between the mattress and the panels. mainstay of the american shopping mall is facing more trouble. radio shack is preparing to file bankruptcy posting losses for three consecutive years. a wake-up call this morning about the importance of working out. a new study finds not exercising could be twice as deadly as
being obese. researchers found just taking a brisk walk for 0 minces a day can significantly affect how long you live. and in philadelphia crews have been working to close off a water main that's been spewing tens of thousands of gallons of water into the frigid air. the water freezing and then coating the entire area in thick ice forcing water crews to abandon their efforts last night. finally, some video game enthusiasts are closing in on a major milestone tomorrow. they will have played video games for 24 hours a day, seven days a week for 500 straight days all while streaming live. the florida-based gamers are bunking together in what they call streamer house where they each take an eight-hour shift sitting on the couch playing video games. so far they racked up 36 million views from all over the world and they're living quite well on all the ad money they have been earning for their site. >> some job. >> yes. to play video games all day.
sounds like my version of hell but i'm happy they're happy. >> it's a boy thing. we have girls -- >> yeah don't get it. >> i have one of each. like watching a scientific experiment. one loves them. one -- >> yep. >> we'll move on to health news. a big announcement from the fda approving a brand-new weight loss device that works by tricking your brain into thinking your stomach is full. abc's reena ninan has the details. >> reporter: for the first time in almost a decade the fda approving a new obesity device called the maestro rechargeable system a weight loss aid for overweight adults with a bmi of 35 to 45 who have at least one other obesity-related condition like type 2 diabetes. here is how it works. it is implanted into the abdomen and sends sporadic electrical pulses to temporarily shut off the nerve that tells your brain if your stomach is feeling empty or full. >> when the nerves are shut off patients tend to lose their appetite and eat less and
therefore lose weight. >> reporter: doctors say it could be a good fit for patients looking for a procedure less invasive than the first patient to speak about using it publicly has been using it for three years and lost around 70 pounds. >> i was always overweight. i was overweight as a child and i was on continuous guy ets all my life. this has been just a life saver. >> reporter: but doctors are careful to say this device that has had adverse reactions including in some cases nausea and chest pain is not a quick fix. >> if patients don't eat correctly they won't have a good result. >> reporter: for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news new york. >> hopeful with this and my production company rockin' robin productions teaming up and bringing medical breakthroughs. >> seems like an amazing idea. >> it really is.
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we begin with this. last month we told you about maroon five crashing a wedding in l.a. now we're seeing why they did it. adam levine and the boys released "sugar." want to hear it? ♪ ♪ a little sweetness ♪ ♪ sugar ♪ >> oh yeah sugar. in this they surprise a bunch of real receptions and do it all in one day. this is all real. not staged. they gave the lucky couples some pretty cool stories to tell the grandkids someday and the icing on that wedding cake it was directed by david donekin. this guy knows a thing or two about crashing. he directed the movie "the wedding crashers" starring owen wilson and vince vaughn. >> "the wedding ringer" coming up. hey, we want to congratulate snoop dogg. he's gone by a few different name years. snoop doggy dogg and new name to
add to the list grandpa. pa. i'm not sure but the rapper has welcomed his first grandchild into the world a baby boy named zion yes, a new cub in the pride which snoop got to post a picture of on instagram of his eldest son proudly cradling his baby boy. congrats snoop. all the best to you. >> when they're just taking it all in. >> welcome to the world. finally, welcome to the world to this lovely lady. this couple in canada adopted a micro pig or piglet. they were told she'd grow to be 70 pounds. look she's so sweet. she kept growing and growing and growing and growing and there she is. esther the wonder pig, two years later, 700 pound guys and still growing. she's now the size of an adult female polar bear. but the family says not to worry they would never give esther up.
they love sharing her antics on her facebook page yes, she has one that has 240,000 likes based on the pictures it's clear esther is a b >> oh. >> oh. this little piggy went to the market once too many times that's a macro pig. not micro pig. >> wow. >> that's "pop news," everybody. >> this little piggy went to the market once too many times. >> had to. >> nice. "heat index" coming up. let's go to ginger right now. >> what a crowd we have right now. carol from pennsylvania is 77 today. happy birthday carol. >> thank you. >> we are so happy you're here. it's a little breezy out. get this out of my lip gloss. dusting of snow in memphis and parts of arkansas. we thought this was pretty from nebraska and signifies that january thaw we're talking about. staying for the weekend we're about to warm up. also going to happen in the plains. even for dallas 66 for saturday. by sunday washington, d.c. will be in the mid-40s, new york city
almost 50 degrees and yes, it's mild today in some areas, some fog to start the day, sacramento ends up in the low 60s and check that out, thursday's highs here 81 miami. so if we want to get warm we dream, miami. >> good morning, washington. our temperatures getting a lile bit warmemer with a milr trend that will last into the weekend. your f forecastt today, , partly cloudy and coor than average. high temperature near 40 degrees. tonight,air skies th lows in the 2's toround 30 dntown. tomorrow, breezy witmoly sunny skies anhighs inhe lolower 40's. the weekend focast starts s out nice. a little o on the cool side, you know what there is a reason i put my silver kicks on today. well we're kicking off our countdown to the academy awards. see, that just screams oscars right. there's another big awards show and happens tonight, our very
own michael strahan is going to be there hosting the 0th annual critics choice movie awards on a&e, 9:00 p.m. don't miss it. i know i won't if that's why he had an excused absence busy getting ready for tonight. to the "heat index" now and what's shaping up to be the hot new drink of 2015. it's birch water comes straight from a tree trunk and some are saying it could be the next big thing but is it really good for you? abc's abbie boudreau explains. >> reporter: it's the new "it" water making waves. >> i love this. >> reporter: but unlike coconut water made famous by superstars like rihanna and jessica alba what some are claiming to be the super water comes from the trunk of a tree. birch tree water promising a low calorie drink that these two companies claim is a high anti-oxidant blefrj.
it tastes like medicine. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: an acquired taste for some of us but does this have health benefits. >> birch tree water may have health benefits in that it has electrolytes and cyle it's harvested "hunger games" style tapping into the tree and draining the liquid from the center of the trunk which companies claim produces a drink rich in minimals and micro-nutrients but this nutritionist says don't forget to read the back of the bottle. >> it'll say birch tree washingtonary cane sugar, something i don't find any of us need to add into our diets. >> reporter: sourced from birch trees in eastern europe and scandinavia it's been around for thousands of years. but for us it's the latest hydration hype hitting the market. and it's hard to come by. so far only available online.
>> we don't have rigorous scientific studies that link the use of birch water to anything other than consuming a potentially hydrating beverage. >> reporter: still with so many super waters from coconut and birch tree to cactus and aloe water, what could possibly be next? >> i think regular water should make a comeback. >> reporter: you do. good old water. >> why not? and, again, with a good balanced diet we should really get what you need. >> reporter: plain old regular h2o. a simple but refreshing idea. for "good morning america," abbie boudreau abc news, los angeles. >> so we have birch water from two different companies and we'll give you a taste or give ourselves a taste and tell you what we think. guys. >> it's sugary. i'm not a huge fan. >> i have to agree with what rachel said in the piece. good old water. 80 calories. >> this i guess if you're looking for a little flavor during your workout.
it's okay. >> it's okay. >> what amount though. >> i understand they've been enjoying this in the slovak countries for centuries. nice to know we have another option out there. >> george? "heat index" this real estate agent is under fire being sued by clients who say the mall abu ghraib mansion they bought is more than 5,000 square smaller an advertised. brandi hitt has the story. >> reporter: his clients include ellen degeneres richard gere and kid rock and featured on "million dollar listing" with more than $2 billion in sales chris was named coldwell banker's top real estate agent in the world by "forbes" magazine but this morning one of his luxury listings may be landing him in hot water. when hong kong billionairery roche shui huriki bought this mansion in 2007 he claimed he
was told it was the largest home in malibu at 15,000 square feet. >> that was nothing but a lie. nothing but a fraud. >> reporter: after the sale closed horiike found county records showing the home is less than 10,000 square feet. one-third smaller than advertised. >> i think even their experts said that the doghouse can count. >> reporter: horiike is filing suit against him and coldwell saying they misled him about the size. >> the realtors have a fantastic disclosure they include at the bottom of the multiple listing sheet that says we're not responsible for square footage, that the buyer is to verify. >> reporter: coldwell couldn't be reached for comment on the case and cortazo declined our request for an interview. horiike has been granted an appeal putting this million dollar dispute in the hands of the state supreme court. for "good morning america," brandi hitt abc news, los
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>> live from the abc 7 broadcast center this is in abc 7 news update. dark good thursday morning. i'm autria godfrey. let's go to jack taylor in the traffic center. >> 270 southbound has been a new problem. you will find it very heavy and very slow through the area because of the vehicle blocking two lanes. they had just rereleased traffic along pennsylvania avenue at 9th street. protesters are moving west along and sylvania avenue headed toward the capital. on the baltimore-washington parkway northbound inside the beltway, headed north toward 197, a couple of incidents have cleared, but still very heavy and slow. but at least the travel lanes are open. it just looks so gray outside. this is there is >> i think we
will get a little sunshine, but most of that will be this afternoon. the wind is not bad, so the windchill factor is 29. it will not be a big deal throughout the day today. 21 in frederick, 30 in manassas. we are still around or below the freezing mark, but we will thaw out, this afternoon, making it up to the upper 30's and low 40's throughout the region. fair skies tonight with temperatures in the mid to upper 20's. tomorrow, more thawing. temperatures making it to the lower 40's. so drier. >> tell jack that gray is better than white. more coming up
many of the biggest stars waking up as nominees. we'll have surprises too. >> look at our -- our fan cave oscar fan cave in there. social square. all morning long we've been asking you to tell us your favorite movie. what is it. "american sniper" in the lead right now. you can weigh in at goodmorningamerica.com not even on yet, is it? >> big cities. >> samuel goldwyn theater right now. here they are. the announcements. >> directors alfonso curaron and j.j. abrams. [ applause ] >> good morning. for the first time in academy history we are announcing all 24 categories. let's begin. for best original song the nominees are, everything is awesome from "the lego movie."
"glory" from selma. grateful from "beyond the lights." "i'm not going to miss you" from glen campbell and "lost stars" from "begin again." >> for achievement in visual effects. nominees captain america: the winter soldier, dawn of the planet of the apes "guardians of the galaxy," "interstellar," and "x-men." >> for best documentary short subject the nominees are "crisis hot line veterans press 1." joe anjo anna." the reaper la parka and white earth. >>est documentary feature the nominees are "citizenfour," "finding vivian maier," "last days in vietnam," "the salt of
the earth," and "virunga." >> for achievement in film editing, the nominees are "american sniper," "boyhood," "the grand budapest hotel," "the imitation game" and "whiplash." >> for achievement in sound editing the nominees are "american sniper," "birdman" or the unexpected virtue of ignorance, "the hobbit: the battle of the five armies," "interstellar" and "unbroken." >> for achievement in sound mixing the nominees are "american sniper"," "birdman" or the unexpected virtue of ignorance, "interstellar," "unbroken" and "whiplash." >> for achievement in production
design the nominees are grand budapest hotel" "the imitation game," "interstellar," "into the woods" and "mr. turner." >> for best live action short film the nominees are "boogaloo and graham." "butter lamp." "parvaneh" and "the phone call." >> for best animated short film the nominees are "the bigger picture," "the dam keeper," "feast," "me and my moulton" and "a single life." >> for best animated feature film, the nominees are
6," "the boxtrolls," "how to train your dragon 2" "song of the sea" and "the tale of the princess kayuga." >> congratulations. >> stay tuned for the second part of our announcement with academy president cheryl boone isaacs and an actor named chris pine. >> that's coming up. chris connelly and jess cagle. chris, those are some of the categories we don't usually hear at the beginning but what strikes you. >> no "the lego movie" in animated film. glen campbell getting a nomination given his battle with alzheimer's. fantastic moment. >> i was surprised hawk haupg was not nominated to are a song he wrote for "boyhood." there's so much enthusiasm for that movie within the academy. we heard here a lot of support for "whiplash" and "american sniper" and i think that -- it
body bodes. for "interstellar" i don't think it'll make it into the bigger best picture type categories. >> d tea leaves too much. >> listen to nothing i just said. >> okay. so confused. >> okay. we'll take a very quick break and come right back with the remaining categories best actor, best actress and best picture.
♪ you see our control room. they're excited. i love simone in the gloves. >> and denise drinking. that is not champagne, america. >> back to l.a. for cheryl boone isaacs and actor chris pine star of "into the woods" announcing the 14 remaining categories. >> academy president cheryl boone isaacs and chris pine. [ cheers and applause ] >> welcome. what an exciting morning. thank you for kicking it all off. chris, let's continue. for performance by an actor in a supporting role the nominees are robert duvall in "the judge," ethan hawke in
"boyhood," edward norton in "birdman" or "the unexpected virtue of ignorance." mark ruffalo in "foxcatcher," and j.k. simmons in "whiplash >> for performance by an actress in a supporting role the nominees are patricia arquette "boyhood," laura dern in "wild," keira knightly in "the imitation game," emma stone in "birdman" or "the unexpected virtue of ignorance" and meryl streep in "into the woods." >> for achievement in makeup and hairstyling, the nominees are bill corso and dennis liddiard for "foxcatcher," frances hannon for "the grand budapest hotel" and mark coulier and elizabeth
yianni-georgiou for "guardians of the gy." >> for achievement in costume design the nominees are canonero or "the grand budapest hotel," colleen atwood for "into the woods," anna b. shepard for "maleficent" and jacqueline du are. ran for "mr. turner." >> for achievement in cinematography the nominees are emanuel lubezki for "birdman" or the unexpected virtue of ignorance, robert yeoman for "the grand budapest hotel," lukasz zal for for "mr. turner." and roger deakins for
"unbroken." >> for adapted screenplay, the nominees are jason hall for "american sniper," graham moore for "the imitation game," paul thomas anderson for "inherent vice" anthony mccarten for "the theory of everything" and damien chazelle for "whiplash." for original screenplay, the nominees are inarritu and nicholas giacobone, alexander dinelaris for "birdman" or the unexpected virtue of ignorance. richard linklater for "boyhood," e. max frye for "foxcatcher." wes anderson and hugo guinness for "the grand budapest hotel" and dan gilroy for
"nightcrawler." >> for original score, the nominees are, for "the imitation game," hans zimmer for "interstellar," gary yershon for "mr. turner" and johamn johansson for "the theory of everything." in the best foreign language film category the nominees are "from poland "ida." from russia "leviathan." from estonia, "tangerines," from mauritania "timbuktu" and from argentina "wild tales." for achievement in directing, the nominees are alejandro gonzalez inarritu for "birdman" or "the unexpected
virtue of ignorance." richard linklater for "boyhood," bennett miller for "foxcatcher," wes anderson for budapest hotel," and morten tyldum for "the imitation game." for performance by an actress in a leading role, the nominees are felicity jones for they are they are, julianne moore in "still alice," rosamund pike in girl," and reese witherspoon in "wild." >> for performance by an actor in a leading role, the nominees are steve carell in "foxcatcher," bradley cooper in "american sniper," benedict cumberbatch in "the imitation
game," michael keaton in "birdman" or the unexpected virtue of ignorance and eddie redmayne in "the theory of everything." >> and finally, we are pleased nce the films selected as the best picture nominees, they are "american sniper," clint eastwood robert lorenz andrew lazarre, bradley cooper and peter morgan, producers "birdman" or the unexpected virtue of ignorance, alejandro gonzalez inarritu john lesher and james w. scotchpole "boyhood," richard linklater and kathlyn sutherland, producers "the grand budapest hotel," wes anderson scott rudin, receiven rails and jeremy dawson, producers, "the imitation game," nora grossman teddy schwarzman
producers. "selma," christina kolson oprah winfrey, dede gardner and jeremy cleaner, purchases, "the theory of everything," tim babien eric fellner, lisa bruce and innocent mccarten, producers, and "whiplash," jason blum helen estobrook and david lancaster, producers. >> for the complete list of all the nomination please visit oscar.com. [ cheers and applause ] >> and join us sunday night, february 22nd to celebrate these incredibly -- incredible artists at the oscars with our host neil patrick harris. see you at the oscars. we certainly will see you there. back with jess cagle and chris connelly in this batch what jumped out at you?
>> i'm disappointed that the director of "selma," ava duvernay did not get nominated. she would have been the first african-american woman to be nominated in the directing category and it was because david david oyelowo was not nominated for "selma" this was a completely white 20 acting nominees. all-white group. >> second whitewash in the last ten years, "selma" hurt by the questions of its historical veracity raising scenes with lbj and potential problems with you know getting the screeners out to various people. >> seems like they love "birdman." >> it did well. some surprises in the best actress nominees jennifer aniston not getting nominated for "cake" and amy adams a winner at the golden globes not getting nominated for "big eyes." marion cotillard got her slot. very good movie. >> best supporting acting category. >> boy. >> they're loaded. >> i also love every single one
of these best actor nominees i feel like that is one of the momost difficult to choose eddie redmayne performance. >> eddie redmayne and michael keaton i think, will duke it out. steve carell also amazing. i was disappointed that jake gyllenhaal did not get it for "nightcrawler." >> that was excellent. >> that was gaining momentum but just didn't -- >> i think bradley cooper is the guy who comes in and steals it and a lot of support for that movie, "american sniper," also getting a best picture nomination but that was loaded. you had timothy spall for "mr. turner." >> they snubbed clint eastwood as director for "american sniper." >> yet bennett miller gets it for a film not nominated as a best picture, "foxcatcher." >> always exciting. >> that makes total sense? we'll have a final breakdown of all the oscar nominations in just a moment. come an back. >> congrats to you all. >> each and every one. ♪ "gma's" countdown to oscar
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♪ back here live. oscar morning and we're going to get a final weigh-in on the oscar nomination "the grand budapest hotel" and "birdman" lead the way with nine each. we kind of thought about that coming. >> and "the grand budapest hotel," that movie came out in march, very rare for a movie to come out that early in the year and do that well. >> bam, it comes back. >> the last time a movie that came out that early in a year was "silence of the lambs" that did that well and only eight best picture nominations could have done ten but that's the way the numbers came patricia arquette going up against meryl streep. didn't she say she would do a tonya harding on the air at one point? not going to be necessary. no. i think patricia arquette will
win. >> george is pointing out this is the third year -- >> bradley cooper third year in a row gets best actor nomination. "silver linings" "american hustle." >> and working a block away and doing well. >> michael keaton. >> the great personal story. so many with fond memories of him from the '80s and emotional speech at the golden globes -- >> eddie redmayne -- >> i feel like he's the daniel day-lewis with "my left foot." it reminded me of that. >> very difficult but don't in some way eddie redmayne and benedict cumberbatch kind of cancel each other out? >> no. >> no, they don't. >> they do. they do. >> they're both adorable. >> and incredible actors. >> a lot of people -- >> a lot of people are going to be rushing to the theaters. most haven't seen these movies. >> there's not one single movie that made over $100 million.
there are a lot of movies that have you know there are a lot in limited release. "american sniper" made $3 million so far you i think that movie will be really helped by this. >> $3 million is essentially the catering budget for all the films nominated. >> exactly. >> "guardians of the galaxy" and "x-men." we lost that money in the cushions of the couch. >> it cost $3 million to kill neil patrick harris in "gone girl." that one scene alone. >> yes. >> you think he has a lot of material to work with as the host. >> i think he does. i think he'll also make the most of making fun of hollywood and, you know he's so part of the community there and he's got great writers working with him. >> he'll be fantastic. the 87th academy awards will be broadcast live right here on abc. february 22nd and you can find out much more oscar coverage on our website, goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! dj kiss and we'll be right back. ♪
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