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good morning, america. and breaking overnight -- >> oh. oh! oh, my god! oh, oh! oh! run! >> the fourth of july disaster. almost 10,000 people in danger, when fireworks, instead of shooting upwards, explode horizontally into the crowd, sending people scrambling. police are investigating right now what caused this particular misfire. breaking right now, fast track to sainthood. pope francis clears pope john paul ii for cannonization saying he performed a miracle and will be declared a saint in the catholic church. pushed out. a woman asked to leave water park because of her bathing suit being too revealing according to the employees.
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was it discrimination against her fuller figure or was she breaking the rules? and imagine this. "gma's" huge party in the park turns up the volume with one of the hottest bands of the year. imagine dragons, igniting our morning live, center stage, in central park. and good friday morning to you. look at that crowd. already, we believe, the largest of the summer. a huge concert coming to you from imagine dragons. sam already up in steamy central park. there he is. and right here, david muir, amy robach, paula faris, as robin, george, and josh take the day off. >> on top of the world, as
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imagine dragons would say. that's how i feel this morning. great to be by your side. we're going to get up to the park as soon as we can. we're going to begin with the breaking story overnight. this video was really incredible, lara. more than two dozen people injured in a live fireworks show when the fireworks began shooting straight into the crowd. you can hear the screams there. abc's nick watt has been tracking the story all night for us. he joins us from los angeles right now. good morning, nick. >> reporter: good morning, david. well four people remain in serious condition in the hospital, among 28 injured late last night in simi vl lay, northwest of los angeles when the so-called fireworks extravaganza fourth of july celebrations turned into disaster. nearly 10,000 people were packed into the park to watch the display. then this happened. >> oh! oh! oh, my god. oh! oh! oh! run! >> reporter: fireworks were flying thick and fast, horizontally, low to the ground, straight into the crowd.
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>> i thought it was pretty spectacular. and then, everything just went crazy. and everybody started screaming. and a block of wood about this big came shooting down. and it hit the side of my leg. >> reporter: here's how it looked from a nearby hillside. >> uh-oh. uh-oh. uh-oh. uh-oh! >> reporter: at first, many revelers were unsure if all this was just a thrilling part of the display. >> is that supposed to happen? >> i don't know. >> what the heck is going on? >> reporter: firefighters set up a triage unit at the scene. kabc's jaci apple was at the event with his family. >> i witnessed a lot of people with eye injuries, arm injuries, second-degree burn injuries in the triage center. >> oh! oh! oh, my god! oh! oh! oh, run! run! run! >> reporter: police say some of the injured had pieces of fireworks embedded in their bodies, like shrapnel.
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now, the investigation is ongoing. but officials tell abc news they think that the platforms the fireworks were loaded on just tipped over, aiming the fireworks, lara, at the crowd, not at the sky. >> so scary. nick, thank you so much. now, we turn to the fast-breaking developments in egypt. fears of more violence, after the country's first democratically elected president is reportedly in military custody. abc's byron pitts is in cairo, where there are calls for more protests today. a lot of uncertainty there. byron. >> reporter: good morning, lara. we're above tahrir square, where the crowd is getting larger and louder earlier than normal today. we've spoken to people on both sides saying they expect more violence, especially today, on what the muslim brotherhood has called the day of rejection. fortifying their strongholds,
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with a stone wall barrier, the muslim brotherhood has made clear they're not ready to go home or give in, to what is a new reality in egypt. look closely to the left of your screen. members of the brotherhood charge a lone egyptian soldier. they swarm like bees. another soldier tries to intervene. and he, too, was tackled to the ground. >> morsi is -- >> reporter: if anger is the language of the defeated, raucous raw jubilation goes to the victor. fourth of july night on tahrir square had the look and feel of times square on new year's eve. millions believing this is another new step on the journey towards democracy in egypt. interim president adly mansour. was sworn in yesterday. today, he announced the changes to the constitution. hand-picked by the military, he called the muslim brotherhood, quote, part of the fabric of an egyptian society. while he sounded like a leader
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advocating reconciliation, members of the military were out rounding up leaders of the muslim brotherhood. former president mohamed morsi is under arrest, as are key cabinet members, like his national security adviser, whose son voiced to us the frustration of a people, not yet in the mood for reconciliation. >> i'm committed to this country. i'm committing to bringing sustainable democracy to this country. if i'm killed in the process, that's a price i'm willing to pay. >> reporter: i went on to ask him, would their demonstration be peaceful? he snapped, why ask me? ask the other side. and david, just about then, i looked to the back of the room, and one of his men was adding a fresh batch of nails to his wooding club. >> all right, byron pitts keeping watch there for us. thank you. we're going to turn to the cold case gaining some heat. it involves a little girl's face you'll remember. madeleine mccann, disappeared from a resort where her family
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was vacationing back in 2007. her parents never gave up hope and neither did police. they've reopened the case. and lama hasan is in london this morning with late details. lama, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, david. not only has scotland yard reopened the case launching a new investigation with new leads and persons of interest across five european countries. but detectives now believe that little madeleine mccann may still be alive six years after she vanished. >> my shoes. >> reporter: this morning, a stunning twist in the hunt for madeleine mccann, in what could be a big breakthrough in solving the mystery behind her disappearance. >> there's no clear, definitive proof that madeleine mccann is dead. and so on that basis, i still genuinely believe there's a possibility that she's alive. >> reporter: for the past two years, investigators have reviewed more than 30,000 documents related to the case. now, scotland yard is launching a new investigation, after uncovering new findings and new witness evidence.
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>> we have identified 38 persons of interest. and within that, 12 who are u.k. nationals. >> reporter: they released this computer-generated image of what she would look like today. kate and gerry mccann were on vacation in portugal, in may 2007 with 3-year-old madeleine and their twins. the couple left their children in the hotel room while they dined with friends in a nearby restaurant. when they returned, madeleine was gone. >> please, if you have madeleine, let her come home to her mummy, daddy, brother and sister. >> reporter: almost immediately, the mccanns became suspects. but eventually were cleared. >> they are not persons of interest or suspects. they are parents who have lost their daughter. and we're doing all that we can to bring resolution for them to find out what has happened to madeleine. >> reporter: but since her disappearance, there's been dozens of false madeleine sightings, from india, to morocco, to belgium. but investigators believe this time it may be different.
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the portuguese police closed the case when it went cold, as part of the country's criminal justice system. they cannot reopen it. unless judges are convinced there is enough evidence. so this latest scotland yard investigation may be the mccann's last chance, the last hope to find out what happened to their daughter. >> lama, thank you. so many people all over the world rooting for those parents and hoping to find little madeleine. >> yeah, after all these years. >> after all these years. amy robach standing by at the newsdesk this morning with developments from the catholic church. >> we begin with breaking news just in from the vatican. pope francis has cleared john paul ii for sainthood. this is a major development, coming just eight years after the former pope's death. he will likely be named a saint during a ceremony at the vatican in december. a huge fire in seattle, overnight sparked by a stray firework. huge plumes of thick black smoke and flames filled the sky over a boat yard and marina. more than a dozen boats were
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damaged with estimates at $1.5 million. another important update on the health of the economy. the june jobs report. u.s. employers added 195,000 jobs in june, much stronger than expected, and a sign that the economy is likely to strengthen ahead. unemployment stays at 7.6%. and continuing the good news streak, for commuters in san francisco bay area. trains will now be rolling again in time for the evening ride home. overnight, bay area rapid transit workers called off a 4-day-old strike, saying the contract has been extended for another 30 days. and the parents of the teen girls who were so seriously injured in a parasailing crash on monday, now say both young women are showing signs of improvement. abc's john muller has the detail. >> you're in a state of shock. i mean, this is vacation. it's supposed to be fun. >> reporter: for the very first time, the parents of two 17-year-old indiana girls critically injured in a parasailing accident are speaking out. >> that day, the scene, so
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chaotic. we didn't know what was happening. >> reporter: on monday, alexis fairchild and sidney good, best friends on vacation in panama beach, florida, went parasailing. >> oh, [ bleep ]! >> reporter: but then their line broke loose from the boat. slamming them into two nearby buildings, as seen in video by a nearby witness. >> we're at the commodore. and two parasailers just smashed into the top of it. >> reporter: this morning, fairchild and good remain in the local hospital. but are showing signs of improvement. >> she got up today, with therapy. was able to walk. >> she's responding to us, by voice. she will move her arms and her legs. she will respond to commands. >> reporter: initial reports from investigators said that strong winds may have played a large role. on wednesday, aquatic adventures, the company that ran the boat involved in the incident said that while they adhere to the best practices to minimize risk, weather conditions can suddenly occur. meantime, in their indiana
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hometown, friends and supporters hung posters to show solidarity and to raise money for the girls' mounting hospital bills. their parents, thankful for the support. >> we need everybody to keep praying for us. >> reporter: for "good morning america," john muller, abc news, new york. >> we wish them a speedy recovery. john, thank you. and finally, how would you like your holiday swim to happen here? take a look. yes, that's water. that's what they're dealing with along a massive part of china's coast. it's the largest ever algae bloom. it covers 11,000-square miles. apparently not bothering animals and certain human beings. they're using heavy equipment to remove the slime. but they have a long way to go. i'm -- >> it's like a spa. it's like a spa. >> really? be my guest. i'm sure it does wonders to the skin. not this skin. >> they say it's totally nontoxic. >> yeah. >> they say that. but i'm sure it feels -- >> they're going to bottle it and sell it. i'm sure. >> paula's going to china to exfoliate. >> you go. >> i see spa.
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>> we vote you go. >> all right, amy. thank you so much. we turn, now, to the high-stakes international battle over a little girl. a massachusetts mom says she is trapped in brazil because her ex-husband is trying to use that country's laws to grab custody of their daughter. abc's gio benitez is here with her story. good morning, gio. >> reporter: good morning, lara. this mother thought she was taking her daughter to brazil to see her father. instead, the three-week trip turned into an intense legal battle. now, the mother says she and her little girl are being held against their will. this morning, shauna hadden and her 6-year-old daughter, ava, say they have no way to come back to the u.s. brazilian officials confiscating their passports, after the child's father, in brazil, went to court. the drama started after memorial day. hadden, who has full custody of her daughter, was planning a three-week trip to brazil with little ava.
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>> i was trying to do the right thing. he hadn't seen her in four years. >> reporter: when they arrived in brazil, hadden said her ex-husband went to court to get custody of ava. he was denied that, hadden says. but the brazilian judge did order that the father was allowed a supervised visit no later than today. along with ordering that ava turn over her passport. when police came to her door, hadden said she surrendered hers, as well. >> i feared to even go in the car. if i get pulled over and they ask me for my documents, they could throw me in prison. >> reporter: more than a month later, the u.s. state department has not been able to get hadden and ava out of brazil. saying in a statement, the department will continue to monitor the case closely. when are you supposed to get those passports back? >> i have no time frame. i have no idea. >> reporter: stateside, hadden's family is worried sick. >> the only comforting thoughts for my whole family is, she's staying with a wonderful family. >> reporter: massachusetts senator elizabeth warren and congressman richard neal, are calling for mother and child's return. >> we intend to follow up on it. we've already done it twice. we intend to pursue this.
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>> reporter: during our interview, little ava tells us, she's sad and wants to come home. at one point, interrupting her mom to say this about her dad. >> mommy, he's being mean to us. >> that's not nice. don't say that. >> reporter: and the state department tells abc news, that u.s. officials have discussed the case with the brazilian foreign ministry to ensure mother and child get all legal protections they're entitled to. we've not been able to reach the child's father or his attorney. >> was there any option for her not to hand over her passport? >> you know what, she told me, she had absolutely no choice. she just had to hand it over. >> thank you so much, gio. we want everybody to weigh in on this story. one woman's fight for her own swimsuit at a water park. she says she was told to cover up or go home. there she is in the bathing suit there. she's claiming it's a case of discrimination against her fuller figure. linzie janis is here with a -- we could say red-hot story. >> reporter: indeed, david. it's interesting. instead of celebrating america's freedom, she says she's had to
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celebrate her own. madelyn sheaffer says she was kicked out of a water park because of the way she looked in her string bikini. >> you have the initial embarrassment. but i would say that was followed up quickly with indignation. >> reporter: the 42-year-old and her teenage daughter went to adventure oasis, in indianapolis, missouri, to cool off and have fun. as sheaffer was swimming in one of the pools, wearing this bikini, she says two employees told her to put on shorts over her bathing suit. >> why should i have to put a pair of shorts on when i'm wearing the same size bikini bottoms as the other girls in the pool? >> reporter: when she refused, a supervisor at the park told her to cover up or leave. >> he said because it's a family park. and it's inappropriate attire. not only do i want you to put on a pair of shorts, but you need to put on a shirt, too, because your top is too small, as well. >> reporter: again, she refused. and police were called to escort her out of the park.
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sheaffer says she was discriminated against because of her age and fuller figure. >> just the fact that there were other girls wearing string bikinis, you know, 15, 16, 17, 18 years old. and, you know, beautiful young bodies. and they're not being told to cover up. am i allowed to have a mature body? >> reporter: adventure oasis has not returned our calls. but the city of independence which owns in the park told other news media that the facility made the call and we rely on their judgment. sheaffer said she recently lost 100 pounds and was happy to be back into a bikini. >> i'm very comfortable, from what i once was, to where i am today. >> reporter: madelyn sheaffer says she's telling her story because she thinks there's too much pressure to look perfect. she says, we should all love the skin that we're in. >> that's tricky territory when you start telling some people that they can wear the bikini and others can't. >> she had the bikini on. you know? >> she did, she did. >> apparently her 14-year-old daughter who was with her, said she's very proud of her mom for standing up for herself. >> and the crew. they were all watching this story, attentively, by the way. just so you know.
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>> oh, yes. a lot of interest. >> everyone weighing in. >> thank you. so, it is time, now, for the weather. and our sam champion, at central park. sam, i understand it's getting very steamy there. >> oh, oh, lara, lara, lara! david! good morning, everybody. "entertainment weekly" has called it the year of the dragons. imagine dragons is the concert of our summer. look at this huge crowd. and we're going to be bringing you their songs later on this morning. let's deal with the weather around the country for this holiday weekend. we've had a real washout into the southeast. it's been such a problem there. the flooding that's been going on through florida into georgia. the panhandle of florida. there's been about 20 inches of rain near panama city, florida, the last two days. what a shame. it's a gorgeous area, to make it a weekend washout for those folks. we have an additional two to three inches of rain coming, in that part of the country in the next 24 hours. and in the next 48 hours, we have a rain issue, as it looks like the low doesn't want to leave in that direction. the heaviest rain goes to cincinnati, nashville, and a little bit of birmingham, as well.
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the east coast is very lucky that we got out of that rain because that's where it sits. the warmth is still in the middle of the country and in the west. we'll talk about how those numbers come down in the next half hour. good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco. check out the cloud cover spilling into the bay this morning. that's the sea breeze and that means it's over.
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highs drop claumally today 6 to 16 degrees. breezy and cloudy at our beaches this weekend and temperatures pretty close to average through next week. 67 in san francisco, look at the low to mid-70s around the bay shore. and 80s, you have to go to the north bay and the east bay. no 90s, no 100s. we'll be in the 5 >> it's friday. tgif. it's our party in the park, imagine dragons edition. also, holiday edition. lara, david, if you don't get here soon, we won't have room for anybody else. we're full, full, full. >> save us a spot, mister. thank you. >> sam and a few of his close friends. coming up here on "gma." on a friday morning, a big day in the high-stakes george zimmerman trial. trayvon martin's mother set to take the stands. and the lavish lives of six megachurch pastors. the brand-new reality show that's got some saying they're putting flash over faith. some people love dogs. others prefer cats. meet the people making llamas yes, i said llamas, the hot new pet.
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b.a.r.t. employmenteys are now working to get service back on track by 3:00 this afternoon. the union contracts that expired july 1st will be extended to august 4th. both sides say they have many issues to resolve over the coming months. talks resume on monday. much lighter commute this morning, la. >> possibly an extended weekend, eric. quiet and calm on the home front taking your drive into san jose, clear conditions, top speeds on 101 and 280. as we look at your richmond san rafael bridge that is moving at top speeds. let's go to the golden gate out of sausalito into san francisco, hardly any cars north or southbound. eric? >> thank you.
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good morning. starting with the current conditions, mainly in the mid to upper 50s, fairfield, 63, antioch, about 15 degrees cooler in east bay valleys neighborhoods compared to yesterday. san jose this morning sunny and about 12 degrees cooler than it was yesterday. if you're heading to the game tonight, temperatures are going to be in the mid-60s to start but drop down into the upper 50s with a ni
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ i'm on top of the world ♪ i'm on top of the world we are on top of the world. it's friday. and the party bus is ready to go. oh, my gosh. not one, but two uncle sams. and imagine dragons in central park. a capacity crowd. huge party in the park. and we wish you a good morning, america. david muir, amy robach, paula faris, all holding down the fort with me. sam's in the park, as george, josh, and robin all take a little time off. >> hopefully, feet up watching us this morning. we have the latest coming up in the high-stakes george zimmerman trial. a big day today. trayvon martin's mother is going to take the stand. we'll get into what that means coppi coming up here. also ahead, we have a sneak peek at a brand-new reality show. and it goes inside the lavish
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lives of six megapastors. why some critics are saying they're putting glitz over god. i think we can maybe see why. with some of that video. >> yeah. >> wow. and usually it's cat lovers versus dog lovers. a la lara, right? but get ready to meet the llama lovers. why the rather large beasts are the hot, new pets. and you're not allowed to get one, lara. >> in their kitchen. i understand the llama in the backyard. >> no boundaries. >> and you can't have just one. the latest on the high-stakes george zimmerman trial. his mother took the stand this morning, as did his roar. >> reporter: trayvon martin's mother has been on the stand twice already this morning. they were no tears. she seemed to defend herself against the defense's question about whether or not she heard her son screaming in the now infamous 911 call.
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this morning, the night from 17 months ago. >> ma'am, that screaming or yelling, do you recognize that? >> yes. >> and who do you recognize that to be, ma'am? >> trayvon benjamin martin. >> reporter: and his brother unsure if that was trayvon streaming for help. >> you were not as certain that was your brother's voice, correct? >> correct. >> reporter: punctuated the case with emotion. [ bleep ] bunks! they always get away. these were the words in that grown man's mouth. he did not shoot trayvon martin because he had to. he shot him for the worst of
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reasons, because he wanted to. >> reporter: catching him in what seems like a lie on wednesday. his college law professor saying he thought zimmer man about florida self-defense laws. >> did you discuss specifically self-defense and stand your ground laws, in connection with violent crime, such as murder? >> yes. >> reporter: a day earlier, jurors watched zimmerman saying the exact opposite in a fox news interview. >> and i was just curious, prior to this night, this incident, had you even heard stand your ground? >> no, sir. >> you never heard about it before? >> no. >> reporter: jurors also heard testimony from rachel jeantel, martin's friend on the phone with him just moments before he was killed. >> you said the man looked creepy. >> creepy, white. excuse my language, cracker. >> reporter: she seemed to establish that martin was scared that night. but defense attorney don west going after her credibility. >> can you read any of the words on it? >> i don't understand. cursive. i don't read cursive.
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lar rather, i've been speaking with the defense. their strategy is to shoot holes in the prosecution's case. they say their goal is to shoot holes in the prosecution's case. they don't have to prove that george zimmerman did not commit second-degree murder. all they have to do is insert enough reasonable doubt in the minds of those six female jurors and george zimmerman walks free. lara. >> thank you, matt. reasonable doubt. we welcome judge mary ann gunn. host of "last shot with judge gunn." she's a former circuit court judge in arkansas. i want to ask you, as we wrap up, do you think the prosecution has made its case? >> no, i don't. i don't think anybody thinks the prosecution has made their case on murder 2. they should dismiss the charges on murder 2. their best chance is the manslaughter. >> we're going to hear trayvon's mom take the stand today. will her testimony carry any weight? could that change things? >> i think her testimony could change things regarding the manslaughter charges.
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i don't think her testimony is going to change anything on the murder 2. i think the prosecution is going through the motions, when it comes to that charge. and most of their witnesses have been for the defense. i mean, they've been much better for the defense. and trayvon martin's mama is a sweet, gentle lady. and the defense is going to have to be very, very careful with her and gentle with her. but they're going to have to be firm. >> you're saying they haven't done a good job with the murder 2 charge. do you honestly think, though, consider dismissing this? or going for the lesser charge? >> i don't think the prosecution will. i think they should. the judge might. at the conclusion of the prosecution's case, the defense attorney will make a motion to dismiss, i believe, the murder 2 charges. and then, the judge, who is a great lady. she's run a -- has a very tight ship.
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and i think she might dismiss the murder 2 charges and let it go to the jury or let the defense put on their case for the manslaughter case. >> looking ahead, it would seem to be very risky at this point, given what you're saying, to put zimmerman on the stand. do you think they will? >> you know, if you don't talk, you don't walk. normally, if you are a criminal defendant. but zimmerman has already, in a sense, testified through the tapes. >> mm-hmm. >> and so, i probably would put him on the stand to say, i didn't do it. because i think the jury wants to hear that. nobody likes george zimmerman. and i think the jury wants to hear him say what happened that night because he's the only survivor. whether the defense decides to take that incredible risk, and it is, remains to be seen. >> all right, judge gunn, thank you very much. we'll find out as trayvon's mother takes the stand today. david? >> so many eyes on that case, lara. thank you.
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we're going to switch gears because so many eyes are on this article in "the new york times." i know you saw. you saw the llamas. and we were opening this up. the photographs. look at this. this tells the story. the llama in the kitchen with the mom. she considers herself a mother, too, to this llama. they have devoted fans. a growing community of llama lovers, making these mammals a member of their own family. and abc's aditi roy, up close and personal. >> reporter: gary and katrina live an idyllic life in their upstate new york home. they sit on their porch, enjoy each other's company and pamper their pets. >> come here. rub your back. >> reporter: yes, their pets. >> i love the llamas. >> reporter: not one. not two. but 55. >> they're like potato chips. you can't just have one. >> reporter: it started out as one. >> i mentioned it to my husband that i always wanted a llama. when we got married, he gave me dakota as a wedding gift.
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>> reporter: so your -- you're the guy who started all this. >> well, it's true. i gave my wife her first llama as a wedding present. >> reporter: the couple are just 2 out of 30,000 people in the u.s. who own llamas. according to, what else? the international llama registry. it says there's 163,000 llamas in the u.s. is the llama the new dog? >> maybe for some people it would be the new dog. but, again, you do have to have some land to have them. >> reporter: but make no mistake. this isn't "101 dalmatians." >> they don't cost a lot to feed. just so you know. they cost about as much as feeding a dog. >> reporter: and llamas can be finicky about humans. whoa. keeps walking away. i seem to be a llama deterrent. the llamas like them just fine. they even watch tv with them. what does she like to watch? >> you think he likes "good morning america"? >> absolutely. >> reporter: good answer, shooter. these llama lovers say there's something special about living with these gentle giants. >> uh-oh, she sees you. >> reporter: or in their case, among them.
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>> they are kind of cute. thanks to aditi roy. a new member of our abc family. we sent her out to the llamas. welcome. more to come. let's check up with sam at central park. this crowd is growing. >> it's not only growing. we're getting a soundcheck right now. if you're here, we're having a good time. on stage. i'll tell you, this is fantastic. there is no doubt this is going to be the concert to be at in the summertime. we've let all the folks we can let in right now. we have to leave a little extra room for security on the side. this is a fantastic crowd this morning. it's a perfect way to start out your holiday weekend. you don't have to imagine. it's live. let's get to the boards. one or two things going on this morning we want to share with you. we're going to start with the holiday heat wave that's backed into the east coast. you're going to have to deal with temperatures in the 90s. you're going to say thank you for this because it's dry skies
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backing in here. and all of the rain is off the eline. if you're headed to the beach this weekend, say thank you to that area of high pressure and put up with those temperatures that are 90 degrees. it's going to feel like heat warnings and watches and advisories. the middle of the country, the temperatures come up ever so slightly. but they're still not that bad. 83 in chicago. the first time they got above the 80-degree mark in a little while. enjoy your weekend this weekend. good morning. i'm mike nicco. the heat is broken, the streak over, only low to upper 80s inland today, upper sifts to 70s around the bay, breetzy and brisk at the coast, ♪ now don't you understand >> all our weather was brought to you by aveeno. we're getting a sound check. it's imagine dragons. coming up on "gma," six megapastors that may be putting flash above faith? we'll ask that question and a little more about it when we come back. n we n we come back.
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and we're back, now, at 7:43, with the new reality show giving new meaning to the phrase practice what you preach. oxygen's "preachers of l.a." follows the lavish lifestyles of six megapastors. it doesn't air until this fall. it has some critics arguing, the show sends a message of flash over faith. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: reality tv has seen more than its share of feuding housewives.
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>> how dare you throw me out! >> reporter: hard-partying 20-somethings. ♪ a stage one moment >> reporter: and decadent lifestyles. >> where's princess jasmine? >> reporter: but this fall, oxygen is introducing a whole new order of reality stars. >> he wants you to be healed. he wants you well. >> reporter: "preachers of l.a." follows six, over-the-top men of the cloth. behind the pulpit and behind the scenes. >> it's all about truth for me from this point on. the truth about my baby out of wedlock. the truth about my divorce, it happened. there's nothing i can do about that. >> reporter: with a cast of characters ranging from ex-gang member bishop ron gibson. >> living in the street dodging bullets, that's the low life. >> reporter: to ex-pro skateboarder, jay haizlip. >> you are part of the family of god. >> reporter: but not everybody's ready to give these real ministers of beverly hills an amen. on top of faith, "preachers of l.a." focuses on extravagant wealth and flashy lifestyle. >> the bible says that -- i wish above all things that you would
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prosper. i believe that. >> p. diddy, jay-z. they're not the only ones that should be driving ferraris and living in large houses. >> reporter: critics say that's not the real christianity. >> you cannot avoid the impression that they are preaching and pastoring for them. >> and a comment from the producers of the show, we're excited that oxygen has provided us the opportunity to produce this compelling series, which offers a glimpse into the multifacetted lives of six world-renowned and well-respected pastors. coming up, a rare look at some of princess diane fa's most stylish dresses. and "the play of the day," the dog days of summer. that's a hint. >> that's all? >> come on back. . that's a hint. >> that's all? >> come on back. nor your odd predilections! miracle whip is tangy and sweet, not odd. [ man ] it's evil! if you'd try it, you'd know. she speaketh the truth!
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right then. here's "the play of the day." >> i think we've all established that summer is here. and the day has arrived. everybody's looking for tips for fun, things to do, including our friends at buzz feed.
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they look to an unlikely source. let's take a look. we've got beefy the bulldog. he has advice on how to have the perfect summer. take a nice picnic. he likes to skateboard. eat ice cream. apparently, he has the perfect pair of shades, as well, to take to that baseball game. this has gone viral. and everyone's just getting tips from beefy the bulldog. look at him. >> what book was he just reading? there's our party bus right now, heading up to central park. a huge party just minutes away. >> imagine dragons. ♪ i'm on top of the world, hey ♪ i'm on top of the world, hey and you're talking to your rheumatologist about trying or adding a biologic. this is humira, adalimumab. this is humira working to help relieve my pain. this is humira helping me through the twists and turns. this is humira helping to protect my joints from further damage. doctors have been prescribing humira for over ten years.
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good morning. i'm eric thomas. after four days of picketing the b.a.r.t. strike is over for now. state mediators, b.a.r.t. officials and union leaders announced overnight they will keep the trains running while they continue negotiating before the next 30 days. b.a.r.t. is planning to restore train service by 3:00 this afternoon. a cooler friday ahead. mike? >> if you can step outside and say it's over after seven days. mid to upper 80s in the east bay valleys, mid-80s in the north bay, and then low to mid-70s throughout the bay and even 60s at the coast where it will be cloudy and kind of breezy the better part of the weekend. leyla? friday and holiday-like, mike, as we look at your drive.
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through the bay area, the entire area is looking clear. here's through san jose. wide-open spaces. let's go to our bay bridge toll plaza, and you can see where the traffic is moving smoothly out of emeryville into san francisco without a hitch. even the cash-paying lanes not loading up. eric? >> the news continues with
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♪ i'm waking up [ cheers and applause ] ♪ welcome to the new age to the new age ♪ good morning, america. it's friday, july 5th, the day after the fourth of july, the holiday edition. and the imagine dragons weekend party starting right here. >> we cannot wait. as you said, imagine dragons here, to get the weekend party started. here they are, backstage, getting ready. this band has created a massive crowd. >> "entertainment weekly" says it's the year of the dragon.
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every song they have spends about 40 weeks on the charts. >> that's why we're on top of the world. good morning, america. sam and i excited to see you here, with david muir, paula faris, and amy robach holding down the fort in the studio. >> we welcomed robin back after that journey, with their song. thank you for them. >> thank you, imagine dragons. also coming up this half hour, we know that princess kate's every fashion move followed feverishly. so following in the footsteps of princess diana. we're going to look back, '80s fashion flashback. i made that up. but that's what we're doing. two best friends, doing everything together, including dropping almost 300 pounds. we have their unbelievable weight loss secrets revealed. >> huge support. you need support to make a big change in your life. >> that's right. coming up, amy robach manning the desk back in times
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square. we're missing you already. they're asking for you. >> i know. i'm so sorry to leave that heat and humidity to you guys. thank you so much. we begin with a fireworks show that went horribly wrong, putting thousands of spectators in danger. it was getting under way in simi valley, sending shrapnel into the crowd. investigators aring looing into whether a platform holding the fireworks gave way. breaking news from the vatican this morning. pope francis has cleared john paul ii for sainthood. this is considered quick for the catholic church, just eight years after john paul's death. his ceremony will likely take place in december. a dramatic show of force in the middle of egypt's capital, cairo. the tanks blocking a main road, standing in the way of supporters of former president mohamed morsi. he is under house arrest. but his supporters are promising
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a massive show of support today. and violence is unfortunately expected. things are expected to be back to normal for several airlines flying to and from mexico city. an erupting volcano, is the reason six u.s. airlines canceled dozens of flights in the region thursday. ash is bad for jet engines. but so far, none is reported near the airport. and a rapist who escaped from an ohio prison wednesday night, was back behind bars hours later because customers at a nearby store recommended james myers when he walked in. they took action. tackled him. tied him up. and held him until police arrived to escort him back to his cell. and finally, an unfortunate scene, really a waste, from a colorado highway on this friday. the big rig that was hauling hundreds of cases of coors light, rolled over. the top of the truck was hit. hear the disappointment in the studio. ripped open like a can. and thousands of cans of the silver bullet all over the
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highway. it had to be closed down to clean it up. the driver was okay. but beer lovers all around this studio are shedding a tear at this moment. lara, david, back to you guys in the park. >> that's where josh is. >> that's right. >> sounds like a good time. on the highway for a little while. >> "pop news." this is so strange. >> are you feeling like -- >> out of body experience. >> that was really weird. >> fireworks that were here, apparently loves. katy perry and, who is this? who does it look like? >> is it john mayer? >> it is john mayer. the shot was instagramed by katy perry, saying whose broad straps and broad stars. and i like that he returns to his hometown in iowa, ashton
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kutcher, to celebrate the fourth. the hollywood couple dressed down, took part in the parade, laughing with locals and driving a monster truck. guess who was behind the wheel. that would be mila. she likes to be in charge. and kutcher was throwing out candy. and we have another couple that's no longer -- has clark kent finally found his lois lane? henry cavill and kaley quocoe. coming public with their romance. i think holding hands gave it away. they look like they're having a good time. >> they were quietly around together. very good couple. >> and she dropped a big hint to her twitter followers. everyone go see "man of steel." it's fantastic in every, single way. >> it's a slight hint.
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>> they've ever seen. it's fantastic. >> i haven't seen the movie. but i want to. have you seen it? >> you were, like -- >> i loved it. josh and i both loved it. it brings back a superhero movie in the right place. >> and he's a good superman? >> he's great. and we recently showed you about the cronut. a baker in canada has sweetened the deal. and we have the crookie. it's a croissant, and a cookie. two classic but different ingredients. i'm going to try my hand at it. you have to crush some oreos and put them in the middle. i need a napkin. and here you go. try it. >> no.
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why me? >> let's try it. >> you weather and i roll. >> some things shouldn't be morphed together. some things -- >> that looks like the picture. i'm sorry. >> you want to try it? >> no. >> please. >> you do it. >> i'm like mikey on the life cereal box. he'll eat anything. [ cheers and applause ] >> david muir. you got a little thing -- >> oreo -- sam, while we get that sorted out, will you give us the weather? >> on monday, we have an exclusive interview we want to talk to you about. we're going to hear from one of the stars of "breaking amish," about her faith and what it was like to pose on the cover of "maxim." it's this sunday on tlc. and on monday -- that was a big deal in "breaking amish" to do a
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"maxim" cover. now, let's get to the boards. we'll show you what's going on. on the weather board, a little bit of monsoon rain coming. we need to drop the temperatures down to get moisture in. we haven't gotten into arizona yet or nevada. but we're pulling it up through new mexico, some parts of east texas, western texas, as well. all the way up into colorado, grand junction, getting showers, as well. headed to the beach, ladies and gentlemen? are you? let's go to the beach. cape cod, 65 degrees. virginia beach, 72. tybee island, 80 degrees. miami beach, 85. on the west coast -- that's the water temperatures. >> that sounded cool. >> you're right. i should have said. it's the water temperatures not the air temperatures. the air temperatures are in the 90s. thank you, lara spencer. the air temperatures in tampa is 90 degrees. and the water temperatures are in the 50s and 60s on the west coast.
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good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco. check out the cloud cover spilling into the bay this morning. that's the sea breeze and that means it's over. highs drop claumally today 6 to 16 degrees. breezy and cloudy at our beaches this weekend and temperatures pretty close to average through next week. 67 in san francisco, look at the low to mid-70s around the bay shore. and 80s, you have to go to the north bay and the east bay. no 90s, no 100s. we'll be in the [ cheers and applause ] >> i wish you could see every one of the faces that is here with us this morning in times square. even you folks not getting on tv, you're a huge crowd. paula faris, what's coming up? >> any oreos in my teeth? coming up on the "gma morning menu," a rare look at princess diana's most fashionable dresses that defined her style. and the best friends who lost nearly 300 pounds together. their secrets to slimming down. and apparently the way you
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[ cheers and applause ] on top of the world.
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i'm on top of the world. i'm on top of the world. >> we are, indeed, on top of the world. i mean, i'm not sure what to say about that. >> warming up the crowd right now. i don't think they know that we're on. i don't think -- >> they're doing a fantastic look. you're getting a little of a sneak peek behind the scenes. >> that's how you rev up a crowd. >> they were sunshine. >> yeah. big sunshines. they're always willing to play ball. and today, a huge crowd here for imagine dragons. the songs you know and love. huge crowd. we want to get to our "gma" heat index. these are the hottest stories trending. an exhibit i'm dying to see, of princess diana's dresses.
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before kate was setting fashion trends, it was the people's princess, who turned being a royal into an international fashion phenomenon. and lama hasan has more on the brand-new show. take a look. >> reporter: while the world has followed the duchess of cambridge's every fashion move, now wait for her to give birth to the royal heir, a new exhibit is showcasing another global fashion icon, princess diana and her fashion style. the exhibition is called fashion world. and it's being held here in the plush rooms of kensington palace, which is where william and kate will be bringing up their little royal heir. throughout her life, princess diana became almost synonymous with glamour and fashion. and now, five dresses of hers, on display, give insight of what she wore when she started her style. >> the colors of the '80s, are big, and glamorous. >> reporter: there this little
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star-studded number. >> a strapless midnight blue evening gown. very 1908s. and the skirt is made out of eight layers of tulle. it's glamorous, show-stopping dress. and she truly loved it because she wore it from 1986 right through 1997. >> reporter: and among the selection, this dress by katherine walker, worn on a state visit to brazil in 1991. walker became one of diana's favorite designers throughout the years. for the next two years, 21 dresses worn not only by diana, but the queen and sister margaret, will be on display here, showing their different styles and trends throughout the decades. as for kate, how will we judge her style in the future? >> she's only really been in the public eye for a couple of years. but i think she already has kind of carved out a role as somebody who people follow for fashion. >> reporter: for "good morning america," lama hasan, abc news,
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london. >> so fun to see those dresses. that exhibit opened on july 4th. >> fashionable royals. this is a story you teased at the top of the half-hour i can't wait to talk to you about. two friends that inspired each other to lose a little bit of weight. more than a little bit of weight. almost 300 pounds. they're best buds, military moms. and they decided to get healthier together. so, they're sharing their secrets for changing their bodies and their lives with all of us. ♪ they've been best friends for seven years. but this friendship isn't all they've shared. >> i was morbidly obese. >> you were morbidly obese. i was supermorbidly obese. for me to do housework, i had a thing, it's called the gripper. i could sit and handle my business with the gripper. >> reporter: she can joke about
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it now. but with her weight at nearly 340 pounds, ann knew she had to change her ways. >> i was having apnea, stopping breathing in the night. >> reporter: that's when she got a call saying she was going on a diet. >> after i got off the phone with her, i said, you know what? it's time for me to do the same thing. >> reporter: and beyond their constant support of each other, they followed five important rules. ann and diane say, no white flour. save your storch for healthy stuff. no potato, corn or peas. eat heavier earlier in the day and lighter at dinner. always having healthy snacks available. they also believe if you're not starving, you won't binge. so, pay attention to the serving size. >> starting real small. and it just built and built and built. >> every time i had a hard time, i called my sponsor. that's what we called each other. and anytime she had a hard time, she would call me. >> reporter: the results,
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staggering. diane lost 111 pounds. ann, almost 171. combined, they shed more than 280 pounds. and these best friends continue their journey. they also workout every day. that friendship and support system has made all the difference. >> i know that we're going to be all right. and i feel like she was a huge part of saving my life. >> it's true. you don't need to buy a lot of extra stuff. you need support. >> you need a buddy. >> perhaps. >> let's do it. >> and sam. >> i like what they said. also on our "heat index," what your handbag says about you. turns out, we have what you could call a purse-a-nality.
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abbie boudreau has more on the meaning of your purse. >> reporter: kim's a shellper. >> not just the kind of purse. it's how you hold the purse? >> how you hold the purse says it all. you can tell if a person is insecure. if they're hiding behind their bag. you can tell if the person is trusting, where they have their bag in back of them. they don't care. >> reporter: refinery 29, has names. you have the two-fer, which means you're feeling insecure. the schlepper. the thumb to pit. or the "sex and the city" hold. and the hands-free look, apparently means you're a little nerdy. >> it's subconscious.
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they don't realize what they're doing. but this real housewife, knows exactly what she's doing. >> i like to see in beverly hills a woman walk in with her bag. and it's like the bag enters the room before they do. it's important to show this is who i am. >> reporter: we met at a store in beverly hills and got a lesson in purse-holding. what is the best way for people to hold their purse? what do you think? >> i'm going to go with this. confidence. >> reporter: we decide to hit the streets with our body language experts. first, this classic over-the-shoulder hold. that shows you're secure and comfortable. and you're very precise. >> reporter: and this woman. you have no purse? >> no. >> reporter: why not? >> i'm on vacation. i wanted to bring something little. >> she doesn't care about the fashion. she's really concerned about getting to business. >> reporter: we bump into actress tori spelling, whose purse holding tells us she had some other places to be. and based on my bag, can you tell what kind of mood i'm in?
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>> you're shouting from the rooftops. i'm a new mom and i'm proud. >> reporter: and she's right. for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> is it is -- [ cheers and applause ] >> i think this sets everybody up to be able to judge. and i hate judging. when we say don't judge. and we do a purse piece that says, this is how you judge, based on this. don't do that. >> it's a science. >> it's science. the weekend box office could be a blowout. so many holiday black blockbusters this season. chris connelly with a look at what's hot and what's not? >> reporter: how do you like yours -- from iron to steel. box office metal's been on
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display lately. >> you okay? >> reporter: and not just by superheros. >> you really should announce your weapons after you fire them. >> reporter: this fourth of july weekend witnesses "despicable me 2," and "the lone ranger," heading into a season that's already been steeped in steam. >> go. >> reporter: sidekicks. >> he's doing all the work. i'm his assistant. you're standing there, looking like an idiot. >> time for a celebration. >> reporter: and a couple of big-screen pairings have underperformed. >> this is not training. >> what's happening? >> reporter: overall vibe has been upbeat at the nation's movie theaters, where a welcome variety of blockbusters seems to be satisfying audiences. hollywood has served up its stars hot. >> if nothing is to your liking, i'm change it. >> it's perfect. >> reporter: or just a little crazy from the heat.
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>> last week it was about the mobsters, "world war z." >> how about "the heat"? sandra bullock and melissa mccarthy using her charm. she's so obnoxious in this movie. they're already talking about a sequel. >> how about "despicable me 2" and "lone ranger." there's a disparity. >> "despicable me 2" really hilarious. they've got the cute, little yellow minions running around. awfully funny. and watch this movie. two weeks ago, it was going to be ail pacino playing the villain. he was replaced by benjamin bratt. check that out while enjoying it. "lone ranger." this is a johnny depp movie. all of the hilarities are reversed, the good guys and the bad guys.
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and there's four or five or six or seven weird moments. i go to movies for weird moments. >> i like weird moments. >> i thought it was a lot of fun. i'm so relieved to see a movie where earth is not under attack in the last 20 minutes. i thought it was fantastic. >> i thought they were amazing. we saw superman. we were talking about this in the break. is there action fatigue? it feels like everything is destroying the world. >> "white house down" didn't have such a good weekend. as long as people liking seeing boom boom, they'll have a good time. >> if you want to see things destroyed, they destroy everything in that channing tatum movie. >> and "man of steel" and lots of others. there's offbeat movies that are fun to see. like "20 feet from stardom." have you seen that? >> i can't get in. >> there you go. wear a tie. it helps. >> it's all about the backup singers in the '60s, '70s, '80s.
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remember the days before autotune? i do. and it's a great one. >> amazing stories of how they were this close to being stars. >> the anti-summer blockbuster. >> and wow. >> thank you so much. >> thank you. coming up -- >> imagine dragons.
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good morning. i'm eric thomas. b.a.r.t. trains should be up and running later today. the b.a.r.t. strike is over, at least for now. state mediators, b.a.r.t. officials and union leaders jounsed overnight b.a.r.t. trains will run while they continue negotiating. b.a.r.t. employees are now working to restore service by 3:00 this afternoon. the union contracts that expire july 1st will be extended until august 4th. both sides say they have many issues to resolve but talks resume on monday. investigators are looking into the cause of a fatal fire in richmond. crews found two people dead inside a converted garage just after 2:30 this morning at roosevelt aver at 21st street. this was the scene from sky 7-hd. a third person was outside critically injured.
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investigators say eight members of family lived in the house, three in a converted garage. leyla gulen has a look at your commute. >> it just got a little busy all of a sudden as we take you over to livermore. the westbound direction of 580 at livermore avenue, a vehicle versus a big rig. and that is blocking at least one lane. as we take you right over to 101, heading along in the northbound direction, car versus a limousine. that's at castagna road before 116.
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good morning. welcome to friday. welcome to the end of summer. it's going to feel much cooler today, subject at airfield, antioch, livermore, san jose, los gatos, everybody still in
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the 50s. in san jose, about 6 to 16 degrees cooler, ♪ take it in but don't look down ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm on top of the world, 'ay ♪ ♪ i'm on top of the world, 'ay ♪ ♪ waiting on this for a while now ♪ ♪ paying my dues to the dirt ♪ ♪ i've been waiting to smile, 'ay ♪ ♪ been holding it in for a while, 'ay ♪ ♪ take you with me if i can been dreaming of this ♪ ♪ since a child i'm on top of the world ♪ [ cheers and applause ] good morning, america. >> amazing. amazing. amazing weekend. thank you, guys. imagine dragons, ladies and gentlemen, in central park. we want to thank you for showing up this morning. >> thank you for showing up.
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>> and thank you for showing up. >> let me brag about you for just a bit. the new album "night vision," debut album, jumped to number two on the charts. has gone platinum. and this hit you're about to hear, i've got chills, has sold 4 million copies. ♪ whoa, whoa, whoa whoa, whoa, whoa ♪ ♪ whoa, whoa, whoa whoa ♪
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♪ i'm waking up to ash and dust ♪ ♪ i wipe my brow and i sweat my rust ♪ ♪ i'm breathing in the chemicals ♪ ♪ i'm breaking in, shaping up then checking out ♪ ♪ on the prison bus this is it ♪ ♪ the apocalypse whoa ♪ ♪ i'm waking up i feel it in my bones ♪ ♪ enough to make my systems blow ♪ ♪ welcome to the new age to the new age ♪ ♪ welcome to the new age to the new age ♪ ♪ whoa, whoa, whoa whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa ♪ ♪ i'm radioactive radioactive ♪ ♪ whoa, whoa, whoa whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa ♪ ♪ i'm radioactive radioactive ♪
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♪ i raise my flags don my clothes ♪ ♪ it's a revolution i suppose ♪ ♪ we're painted red to fit right in ♪ ♪ whoa ♪ i'm breaking in, shaping up then checking out ♪ ♪ on the prison bus this is it ♪ ♪ the apocalypse whoa ♪ ♪ i'm waking up i feel it in my bones ♪ ♪ enough to make my systems blow ♪ ♪ welcome to the new age to the new age ♪ ♪ welcome to the new age to the new age ♪ ♪ whoa, whoa, whoa whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa ♪ ♪ i'm radioactive radioactive ♪ ♪ whoa, whoa, whoa whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa ♪ ♪ i'm radioactive radioactive ♪
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♪ all systems go the sun hasn't died ♪ ♪ deep in my bones straight from inside ♪ ♪ i'm waking up i feel it in my bones ♪ ♪ enough to make my systems blow ♪ ♪ welcome to the new age to the new age ♪ ♪ welcome to the new age to the new age ♪ ♪ whoa, whoa, whoa whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa ♪ ♪ i'm radioactive radioactive ♪ ♪ whoa, whoa, whoa whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa ♪ ♪ i'm radioactive radioactive ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> "radioactive." imagine dragons. sam champion with the weather. where are you? >> we're going to have a chance to talk to them in a little bit.
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one of the questions i have to ask is the pink teddy bear. >> in the video. >> i have to ask about the pink teddy bear. we'll do that coming up in a little bit. let's first get a little weather. how are you guys doing? [ cheers and applause ] it's a good way to kick off a weekend here in central parks. a little imagine dragons. let's get to the boards. your twitter and facebook pictures from everywhere. did you catch any fireworks last night? did you see them? the ones right in the nation's capital. washington, d.c., pretty good fireworks there. also this weekend, flooding from virginia all the way down to the gulf coast. it's been a rough couple of days with the heavy rain. that's going to continue in that area over the weekend. we have an area of high pressure that's forcing all tha
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good morning. i'm mike nicco. the heat is broken, the streak over, only low to upper 80s inland today, upper sifts to 70s around the bay, breetzy and brisk at the ast. and beautiful innort >> all that -- all that weather was brought to you by progressive.
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good morning, america. we're back in central park with the magic dragons. billboard debut album, "night visions" one of the top rock releases of 2013. we have don roe, wade sermon, dan mckee, all here. everybody's here. just on your facebook page, you have amazing stuff on there. i like that the hair is back to
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being -- >> he has really good hair. >> he shaved the beard. >> i have to -- in the video, i have to ask about the bear. i have to ask about the pink teddy bear. you know what i'm talking about, right? [ cheers and applause ] what was the idea behind the video? >> we like to -- we wanted to do something that was out of the box. i think most people heard it and thought, it's going to be the postapocalyptic world. we wanted to present that a little different. one of our favorite bands growing up was foo fighters. they didn't take themselves too seriously. but they did it with the message. >> one thing i like about the genesis is the whole las vegas thing. i picture you coming up as a las vegas rock band, playing in all these venues. were you playing in the small casinos coming up? >> as small as you can get. i think the stage was five feet
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by five feet. >> i was literally standing on the kick drum. one time i passed out, actually. i fell on the kick drum. and all of the cymbals fell over. >> i think we have a big "gma" hash tag. if you want to see all of the pictures together, it's #gmadragons. let's hear a little more now. >> all right. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ when the days are cold and the cards all fold ♪ ♪ and the saints we see are all made of gold ♪ ♪ when your dreams all fail and the ones we hail ♪ ♪ are the worst of all and the blood's run stale ♪ ♪ i wanna hide the truth i wanna shelter you ♪ ♪ but with the beast inside there's nowhere we can hide ♪ ♪ no matter what we breed we still are made of greed ♪
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♪ this is my kingdom come this is my kingdom come ♪ ♪ when you feel my heat look into my eyes ♪ ♪ it's where my demons hide it's where my demons hide ♪ ♪ don't get too close it's dark inside ♪ ♪ it's where my demons hide it's where my demons hide ♪ ♪ when the curtain's call is the last of all ♪ ♪ when the lights fade out all the sinners crawl ♪ ♪ they dug your grave and the masquerade ♪ ♪ will come calling out at the mess you've made ♪
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♪ don't want to let you down but i am hell bound ♪ ♪ though this is all for you don't want to hide the truth ♪ ♪ no matter what we breed we still are made of greed ♪ ♪ this is my kingdom come this is my kingdom come ♪ ♪ when you feel my heat look into my eyes ♪ ♪ it's where my demons hide it's where my demons hide ♪ ♪ don't get too close it's dark inside ♪ ♪ it's where my demons hide it's where my demons hide ♪ ♪ they say it's what you make i say it's up to fate ♪ ♪ it's woven in my soul i need to let you go ♪ ♪ your eyes they shine so bright ♪ ♪ i want to save that light
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i can't escape this now ♪ ♪ unless you show me how ♪ when you feel my heat look into my eyes ♪ ♪ it's where my demons hide it's where my demons hide ♪ ♪ don't get too close it's dark inside ♪ ♪ it's where my demons hide it's where my demons hide ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you.
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ i'm on top of the world back to central park and the imagine dragons. this song means so much to us, the next one up, because we used it to welcome robin roberts back in february. "on top of the world." let's hear it for robin and imagine dragons. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ if you love somebody better tell them ♪ ♪ while they're here 'cause they just may ♪ ♪ run away from you ♪ you'll never know
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quite when, well then again ♪ ♪ it just depends on how long of time is left for you ♪ ♪ i've had the highest mountains i've had the deepest rivers ♪ ♪ you can have it all but life keeps moving ♪ ♪ i take it in but don't look down ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm on top of the world, 'ay ♪ ♪ i'm on top of the world, 'ay ♪ ♪ waiting on this for a while now ♪ ♪ paying my dues to the dirt ♪ ♪ i've been waiting to smile, 'ay ♪ ♪ been holding it in for a while, 'ay ♪ ♪ take you with me if i can been dreaming of this ♪ ♪ since a child i'm on top of the world ♪ ♪ i've tried to cut these corners ♪ ♪ try to take the easy way out ♪ ♪ i kept on falling short of something ♪ ♪ i coulda gave up then but
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then again ♪ ♪ i couldn't have 'cause i've traveled all this way ♪ ♪ for something ♪ i take it in but don't look down ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm on top of the world, 'ay ♪ ♪ i'm on top of the world, 'ay ♪ ♪ waiting on this for a while now ♪ ♪ paying my dues to the dirt ♪ ♪ i've been waiting to smile, 'ay ♪ ♪ been holding it in for a while, 'ay ♪ ♪ take you with me if i can been dreaming of this ♪ ♪ since a child i'm on top of the world ♪ ♪ ooh, ooh ooh, ooh, ah ♪ ♪ ooh, ooh ooh, ooh, ah ♪ >> let me hear you, new york. ♪ ooh, ooh ooh, ooh, ah ♪ ♪ ooh, ooh ooh, ooh, ah ♪ >> over here. ♪ ooh, ooh ooh, ooh, ah ♪ ♪ ooh, ooh ooh, ooh, ah ♪ >> come on, in the middle. ♪ ooh, ooh ooh, ooh, ah ♪
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♪ ooh, ooh ooh, ooh, ah ♪ >> one, two. one, two. ♪ 'cause i'm on top of the world, 'ay ♪ ♪ i'm on top of the world, 'ay ♪ ♪ waiting on this for a while now ♪ ♪ paying my dues to the dirt ♪ ♪ i've been waiting to smile, 'ay ♪ ♪ been holding it in for a while, 'ay ♪ ♪ take you with me if i can been dreaming of this ♪ ♪ since a child i'm on top of the world ♪ ♪ and i know it's hard when you're falling down ♪ ♪ and it's a long way up when you hit the ground ♪ ♪ get up now get up, get up now ♪ ♪ and i know it's hard when you're falling down ♪ ♪ and it's a long way up when you hit the ground ♪ ♪ get up now get up, get up now ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm on top of the world, 'ay ♪ ♪ i'm on top of the world, 'ay ♪ ♪ waiting on this for a while now ♪
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♪ paying my dues to the dirt ♪ ♪ i've been waiting to smile, 'ay ♪ ♪ been holding it in for a while, 'ay ♪ ♪ take you with me if i can been dreaming of this ♪ ♪ since a child i'm on top of the world ♪ [ cheers and applause
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all right.
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this is where we say good-bye. imagine dragons. with, "it's time." ready, paula? have a great weekend. >> bye-bye, everybody. ♪ ♪ so, this is what you meant when you said ♪ ♪ that you were spent and now it's time ♪ ♪ to build from the bottom of the pit ♪ ♪ right to the top don't hold back ♪ ♪ packing my bags and giving the academy a rain check ♪ ♪ i don't ever wanna
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let you down ♪ ♪ i don't ever wanna leave this town ♪ ♪ 'cause after all, this city never sleeps at night ♪ ♪ it's time to begin isn't it ♪ ♪ i get a little bit bigger but then i'll admit ♪ ♪ i'm just the same as i was now, don't you understand ♪ ♪ that i'm never changing who i am ♪ >> how are you doing, new york? [ cheers and applause ] ♪ so, this is where you fell and i am left to sell ♪ ♪ the path to heaven runs through miles of clouded hell ♪ ♪ right to the top
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don't look back ♪ ♪ turning the rags and giving the commodities a rain check ♪ ♪ i don't ever wanna let you down ♪ ♪ i don't ever wanna leave this town ♪ ♪ 'cause after all, this city never sleeps at night ♪ ♪ it's time to begin isn't it ♪ ♪ i get a little bit bigger but then i'll admit ♪
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good morning. i'm eric thomas. you can expect b.a.r.t. trains to begin running again by 3:00 this afternoon. state mediators, bart officials and union leaders announced overnight they will restore service and keep trains running while they continue negotiations for the next 20 30 days. the san francisco giants host the l.a. dodgers at at&t park tonight. meteorologist mike nicco has the game time forecast. >> looks like it's going to be a breezy 64 down to about a cool 59 by the end of the game. almost typical of what you expect at at&t. and that's the way our weather will be. we're back to average. it's over, the heat wave is gone. 80s as warm as it gets in our inland valleys, upper 70s in the south bay, low to mid-70s in the bay where we finally get sunshine by about noon. temperatures drop tomorrow and then they'll be pretty close to average the rest of the forecast. leyla? caltrain is experiencing delays on various trains between redwood city and san francisco due to an earlier fatality involving a pedestrian. so do expect delays to continue for a little while longer.
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we do have this accident that did clear northbound 101. announcer: it's "live with kelly and michael." today, star of the new hit series "ray donovan," liev schreiber. and from "so you think you can dance" mary murphy. plus the sliding dirty truck is on the street. the latest competitor is "live's" trucking amazing cook-off. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] announcer: now here are kelly ripa and michael strahan! [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] michael: yo! kelly: thank you so much.


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