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good morning, america. breaking overnight a massive breach at one of the nation's biggest banks. j.p. morgan chase is the target. investigators trying to determine if customer accounts are among the information stolen. were russian hackers behind this and is your money safe. coming clean. new detail this morning on college football star, josh shaw, admitting he lied about his heroic rescue of his nephew from drowning. now suspended, but is there more to the story and why police may want to talk to him. getting s.w.a.t.'d. take a look at this. heavily armed police busting in on an unsuspecting gamer streaming online. is it the latest victim of the dangerous s.w.a.t.'ing prank? ♪ hey baby i think i want to marry you ♪ and breaking news, brad pitt
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and angelina jolie finally married in france. all of the details as we come on married in france. all of the details as we come on the air now. good morning, america. there is a surprise. brad and angelina getting married over the weekend. we found out through a spokesman. when i spoke with her earlier in the summer, she said it's important the kids have a good time at the wedding. and i'm sure they did. >> i'm so happy with them. also ah >> we begin with that cyberattack on j.p. morgan chase. with a bank this big it raises
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big questions about the safety of personal accounts and national security. abc's chief justice correspondent pierre thomas is tracking it from washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, george. today one of the nation's biggest banks has been hacked and this morning the fbi and the secret service are investigating. law enforcement sources tell abc news federal agents are investigating a potential major breach of j.p. morgan chase's computers and those of at least one other major financial institution. investigators are trying to determine whether sensitive customer account information is among what was compromised. company and government officials declined to offer specifics but last night the fbi released a statement saying it and the secret service were working to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several financial institutions. one official told abc news that when a bank the size of j.p. morgan chase is targeted, it's not just considered a financial crime but also potentially a national security matter. investigators will look to see whether organized crime rings were involved and whether the attack originated in russia. so far the bank is not seeing any unusual fraud activity but i'm sure customers want to know exactly what was hacked. >> no question about that.
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okay, pierre, thanks very much. now to monster storms on both coasts causing massive waves and dangerous rip currents. ginger fracing ajinginger track. busy weekend for you, ginger. >> yeah, this only happens about once per decade for a lot of these folks in southern california, that's why you got the people watching and look at this video. what happens when you're watching. and it crashes right over the edge. yes, some of the waves reportedly up to 20 feet high, of course, surfers taking advantage but lifeguards having to pull several people out of the water and now we're looking for that storm that has been causing -- you can see that surfer just clicking off the top there. watch this. that storm that has been calling all of the large swells, marie, now a tropical storm. it is still weakening but as we get closer to land we still have a high surf advisory for some waves reaching 10 to still 15 feet so the threat not over. on the east coast you know we've been talking about this and already have seen two deaths due to rip currents.
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even though you want to enjoy the holiday weekend early here's the timing for you. as that storm pulls away we will see some rough surf. dangerous rip currents improving today in the southeast and here in the northeast, new england, waves as big as ten feet. >> okay, thanks, ginger. the latest on the american journalist held hostage by isis militants. the mother of steven sotloff recording an emotional plea appealing to the leader asking him in the name of islam to release her son. abc's brian ross is tracking this story. he joins us now. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, and this morning steve sotloff's mother awaits word on whether her emotional plea to save her son's life had any impact at all on his captors. >> i am shirley sotloff. my son, steven, is in your hands. >> reporter: the mother's last-ditch plea came eight days after isis publicly threatened to kill her 31-year-old journalist son if the usair
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strikes continued, as they have. >> steven has no control over the actions of the u.s. government. he's an innocent journalist. ♪ >> reporter: shirley sotloff directed her plea personally to >> reporter: shirley sotloff directed her plea personally to the isis leader, abu bakr al baghdadi, a brutal meglmania who claims he is the caliph of the muslim world. >> i've always learned you, the caliph, can grant am mess city. i ask you to please release my child. >> reporter: but isis is a group that has shown no mercy as it has conducted its ruthless holy war across syria and iraq. thousands of innocent civilians have already been executed as the group has demonstrated the thirst for blood. >> this is not the kind of terrorist group that's going to say, we can be magnanimous here and give this one up because a mother has asked for it. >> reporter: as the isis group continues to grow military officials tell abc news it has demonstrated a sophisticated and well thought-out plan for establishing its own islamic caliphate state across syria and iraq. now they're using drones to
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gather overhead intelligence on targets and have captured a wide range of advanced military equipment and munitions, much of it left behind by the u.s. officials say isis is now much more than the ragtag terror group it was just a few years ago. and this morning u.s. officials tell abc news they are working to confirm new reports out of syria that yet another american has been killed fighting for isis, george. >> we know that so many westerners and americans have gone over there to fight and the concern not only will they fight there but try to bring an attack back home. >> what they call the clean skin, be able to get in this country with their documents. 100 americans thought to have signed up to fight for this group. >> isis also holding two other americans, these are humanitarian aid workers. >> that's right, one man, one woman in addition to steve sotloff. >> and their families don't want their names published. thanks very much. we move now to amy for the other top stories of the day? good morning, everyone. we begin with some breaking news.
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what is being called a full-scale invasion, reports this morning that russia is sending more troops across the border of ukraine in two locations just hours after the obama administration voiced concern about moscow's unwillingness to tell the truth about its intentions. abc's lama hasan is following it, good morning, lama. >> reporter: good morning to you, amy. this morning ukraine is admitting its troops are retreating and russian forces are now in control of southeast ukraine. as you can see in this new video coming in, the explosion of violence on the streets. the ukrainian president is canceling a trip to turkey because of what he describes a russian invasion, ukraine accusing russia of opening a new front in the conflict. abc news has spoken with a ukrainian defense ministry spokesman who confirmed to us at least 5,000 russian forces are now fighting and supporting the rebels, convoys of hundreds of
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vehicles and armored personnel carriers have been rolling into ukraine over the last few days. now, ukraine's president has just called an urgent meeting of his security council to decide how to respond. amy. >> all right, lama, thank you very much. we'll follow this situation all morning long. in the meantime, new details in the search for malaysia airlines flight 370 missing for nearly six months. authorities are refining that search area in the indian ocean after analyzing an attempted satellite phone call from the plane. today leaders agreed to a year-long search. meanwhile, after the recent disasters many malaysia airline flights have been virtually empty. the company is set to announce major job cuts. a big explosion at this bp oil refinery near chicago shaking homes for miles. you can see the flames pouring from the facility. the blast has been traced back to a compressor, thankfully no one was injured. and the sister of the boston marathon bombing suspects is in trouble with the law accused of making a bomb threat.
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police in new york say ailina tsarnaev called the mother of her boyfriend's children this week saying "i have people that can put a bomb on you." she is charged with aggravated harassment. a seattle man caught on camera stealing this suv with a baby girl inside. the father had left the engine running while he stopped at the store. he saw what was happening, ran outside and tried to disable the suv with his remote key even trying a foot chase but the thief got away. it took about an hour but police finally caught the suspect and that little girl is okay. thankfully. well, a new lawsuit is aimed at protecting youth and pro soccer players from head injuries. a group of parents and players filing suit against organizations that oversee the sport. they're demanding rules be changed to limit head butting and require more medical testing. finally, think you're having a bad hair day. take a look at what happened to tennis star caroline wozniacki at the u.s. open. she tries to return a shot and
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her hair actually gets caught in the racket. >> oh, no. she didn't give up on the play, though. she still tried to hit the ball. she said if felt like her head was about to come off. i can see why. she went on to win in straight sets and later she said, it was just one of those things, we women, we keep it interesting. it's one way to look at it. i love she still tried to hit it. forget about the braid. >> they swing so fast. >> everything is so much harder for you guys. >> isn't it, though? >> thank you, george. >> thank you, george. >> and thank you, amy. we do want to turn to the latest on usc football star josh shaw. earlier he claimed he sprained his ankles trying to save his nephew from drowning. now he admits he made that story up. abc's linsey davis is here with the latest on it, good morning, linsey. >> reporter: good morning, lara. earlier this week, he was hailed a hero.
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this morning he is being called a liar and says the elaborate and daring rescue of his nephew was a complete fabrication. >> and josh shaw. >> reporter: this morning usc cornerback and team captain josh shaw is suspended indefinitely from the team after admitting he lied about how he ended up with two sprained ankles over the weekend. >> it was so out of character for him. he was the kid who always did everything right. >> reporter: on monday, the 22-year-old football player was praised as a hero after telling the school he jumped from a second story apartment saturday to rescue his 7-year-old nephew from drowning. but the very next day, speculation he lied. >> we've gotten a few phone calls contradicting what josh said occurred saturday night so we're going to continue to vet it. >> reporter: but when shaw's sister spoke to us she jumped to his defense saying she wasn't there at the time but believes shaw did rescue her son. >> my child is safe and it's because of josh. >> reporter: by late wednesday shaw came clean in a statement released by his attorney. i injured myself in a fall. i made up a story about this
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fall that was untrue. i was wrong to not tell the truth. i apologize to usc. >> he shouldn't have lied about it but he's a captain here. we should stand by him as a school. >> reporter: now another twist, the lapd releasing a statement saying shaw was mentioned but not named a suspect in a break-in at an apartment building the same night he claimed to be rescuing his nephew. witnesses described a black male with dreadlocks leaving the apartment balcony. the report says. mr. shaw is listed as the victim's boyfriend who happened to have a similar description of the suspect leaving the apartment. no suspects have been arrested. the investigation is still ongoing. his attorney says nothing was criminal. the biggest question that looms out there is why did he make up such an intricate lie? >> so the trojans will start their season this weekend without one of their starters. the coach did say he hopes josh will not be defined by this incident and that the trojan family will accept his apology and support him.
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george? >> thanks. abc's chief legal affairs anchor dan abrams is here, you said yesterday it was a strange story. >> and now we're being able to piece together a little better what actually happened. we know he lied. put aside the whole story about the 7-year-old nephew for a moment. here's what we know. the authorities get a report in downtown los angeles of a woman screaming, possible burglary. they show up. they're directed to an apartment complex. they go to an apartment complex. they end up interviewing a woman who seems to have been shaw's girlfriend. shaw's girlfriend identifies a person out on a balcony near where a window had been pried open as matching a description of someone who matches shaw. shaw's own lawyer puts him there at that apartment complex saying that is where he fell from a balcony so now we know forget all the business about his nephew and a swimming pool, et cetera. even his own lawyer is now admitting that the fall occurred at an apartment complex where there had been some sort of incident that night.
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>> so what kind of legal exposure does he have now, breaking and entering. >> we have to be careful. we don't know he was involved in that. you can lie about the police, but you get in trouble if you lie to the police. right? big difference there. so if he just lied about what happened and, you know, he was declared a hero by usc and by the media, that's just incredibly embarrassing and an issue that comes up with usc. he's being suspended from the team, et cetera. the problem for him would occur if he was questioned by the police. >> well, so that's the question. if he went out and told the story it's not a legal matter but if the police came and questioned him -- >> that's the fundamental line as to where he could get in real trouble versus just, you know, a little bit of trouble. in the meantime, he's suspended from the team. >> that's right, indefinitely. >> dan abrams, thanks very much. all right. we want to move now to a health alert about dangerous water in one louisiana community. a potentially deadly amoeba has been found in the water supply for thousands of people and abc's steve osunsami has the story.
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>> reporter: this morning, a deadly brain-eating amoeba often found in warm ponds and lakes is now tainting the drinking water of nearly 13,000 people in st. john the baptist parish, louisiana. >> the problem is making sure you keep precautions to keep it from going up your nose. >> reporter: health officials are warning residents to keep water from getting into their noses while swimming or bathing and telling parents to keep a close eye on children playing with hoses or sprinklers. >> it finds itself way back in our noses and then can work its way into our central nervous system around our brains and once it's there it just causes destruction. >> reporter: the amoeba breeds in warm standing bodies of water, even a pool that's poorly chlorinated. infections are rare but almost always fatal. today officials will begin a chlorine burn to clear the water but that will take them 60 days. >> we're taking every step necessary to relieve that threat. >> reporter: last month haley
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yust died from a brain-eating amoeba. she was a waterskier. over the years, 130 reported cases and only 3 people sur vied. kali hardig was one of them hospitalized for nine weeks after contracting the disease in an arkansas water park. >> i was real sick. i was scared, believe me. >> reporter: for "good morning america," steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> thanks to steve for that. these amoeba are so dangerous. we'll switch gears and a new chapter for diane sawyer. after five years of leading abc's evening newscast to new heights she signed off as "world news" anchor for the last time. >> there's been so much to celebrate here, as well, connections, community, america and the generosity of our neighbors next door. i want you to know none of that will change. "world news" is dedicated to what informs you and we always hope helps make your life better. and on a personal note as i said i'm not going far. down the hall up the stairs and
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i am not slowing down but gearing up in a new way, already at work on some of the stories that take you into the real lives around us, the ones we rarely get to see. >> you know that work has already begun. we'll see and hear much more from diane in new and different ways with original reporting specials, big interviews across all the programs and platforms of abc news. she's already done all there is to do at abc. had so much impact. it's going to be exciting to see what she'll come up with next and i know diane is excited about it too. we're so excited for her. >> absolutely. >> simply the best. >> last night when she had the moment she gave a tribute to her staff which i thought was such a great moment. we got to meet all the people behind the scenes. >> everybody behind the scenes. >> that was such a special moment as she signed off. >> exactly who she is. i was there too and gio was and she said her staff is everything the people and viewers, people mean so much to her. tv's transparent like an
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x-ray, and we love seeing it. >> more to come. >> also more to come for her husband mike. she's going to have dinner with him more often. >> fantastic. okay. now we got to switch to ginger and get the storm damage in missouri. >> yeah, so start in st. louis area. the video from there, there were very few storm damage reports but many came from populated areas. the tree into the truck there and that was the case and today the storms will ride along that same warm front, the low coming up in the next three days will drop some pretty heavy rains for parts of the great lakes and the plains. look from des moines-ish to marquette, michigan and some of the target areas. there is another tropical low, not going to become much of anything but a rainmaker from houston to baton rouge and new orleans all included in that 2 to 3-inch range.
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hello, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the forecast. we seasonal to above average with high clouds and cooler on friday, saturday and sunday and the entire holiday weekend is looking nice with temperatures close for average and dry weather. we have 68 at half moon bay and 70 in san francisco and mid-70's to 80 around the bay and 90's in the east bay and seven-day forecast shows 90's will hang and >> post front it is breezy and cooler in the north & new england. one last thing from diane she
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always says curious, isn't it? coming up on "gma," a tragic death during the filming of "cops." how a crew member got caught in the cross fire. emotional reaction from the texas father acquitted of murdering the drunk driver who killed his sons. plus, caught on camera police busting in on an unsuspecting gamer, guns drawn. is this an escalation of the dangerous s.w.a.t.'ing hoax. the mysterious lights spotted above one pennsylvania city has some believing in ufos. spotted above one pennsylvania city has some believing in ufos. is going to the dog park together. sometimes my copd makes it hard to breathe. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. come on, boy! [ female announcer ] symbicort is for copd,
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released. this is the first this year. we have the report of a possible motorcycle accident on surface streets here on the corner of 5th and harrison streets. no word yet on any roadblockages. into san jose, farther to the north there as you make it into mountainview northbound along 101 near moffet at ellis, a car hit a tree. onelake lane is currently blocked. eric? >> thank you very much. when we come
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all right. we're back. you're looking at the current conditions outside. most of us in the upper 50s to low 60s. we have 63 around mountainview.
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hayward at 64. 55 degree temperatures around napa, san francisco. some afternoon games. 68 grease at 12:45. mostly sunny and 75 by the end of the game. pretty much the same temperatures, 68 dropping to 62 by the end of the game. let's take a look at your accuweather seven-day forecast. as we look through the holiday weekend, temperatures will drop a little bit. but really almost unnoticeable, compared to what will be today. we'll see bigger cooling tuesday and wednesday next week. no r
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♪ i'll be there for you [ cheers and applause ] >> why, hello, friends, so good to see you, phoebe and monica. >> good to see you, ross, but more importantly, how you doing? [ laughter ] >> joey's catchphrase. why am i saying it? >> i don't know. >> because i wrote the script and there is no joey anymore. that's why. >> there they are, the women of "friends" back together and jimmy kimmel last night having a lot of fun. jennifer aniston, lisa kudrow and courteney cox. so many sharing it. jimmy played ross. >> yes. >> but one of the big questions is why joey and chandler weren't there. we'll get into that in just a little bit. >> so good to see them together. they are like old friends. also coming up, the texas
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father on trial for murdering the drunk driver who killed his sons, acquitted by a jury wednesday. now his emotional response to that verdict. >> plus, some frightening video heavily armed police looking for an active shooter busting in on an unsuspecting gamer and it was all a prank. have s.w.a.t'ing hoaxes gone too far? >> yes. >> that's the answer. then there's deejay d-nice here to spin records for the final showdown in our epic dance-off daddy/daughter edition. look at them, they're warming up getting their groove on. the last two teams standing of the you're right, they do got it. >> you can't pick one. >> that's coming up. we'll begin with that tragic accident during a filming of the popular reality show "cops." a crew member caught in the crossfire and killed during a police shootout and abc's mara schiavocampo here with the story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. police work is dangerous and that can sometimes put the crew of the show "cops" at risk. and now for the first time in
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the show's more than two decades on the air, a crew member has been killed. ♪ bad boys what you gonna do >> reporter: for 25 years the television show "cops" has given viewers a gritty firsthand look at crime on the streets. but that danger all too real this morning after "cops" crew member bryce deion was killed during filming of a police shootout for an upcoming episode of the show in omaha, nebraska. police frantically calling for help moments after the 38-year-old audio technician is shot. >> one of the "cops" guys has been hit by gunfire. we need a squad here now. >> reporter: it all started with a reported armed robbery in this wendy's restaurant tuesday night. police say these images show 32-year-old cortez washington holding a gun. >> he just kept telling me hurry up, hurry up, hurry up, the whole time having the gun pointed at me. >> reporter: when police arrive
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deion and another "cops" crew member are with them filming every tense moment. police say washington fired first but when officers shot back, they say deion got caught in the cross fire. deion trapped inside this glass doorway struck by a single bullet. >> it came in the left arm and slipped in between the vest where there is an open area. >> reporter: this video reveals the hectic moments just after the shooting. emergency crews trying to revive deion. but both he and washington would die from their injuries. >> when you're reporting police work and riding along with us, unfortunately you subject yourself to that same level of violence that omaha police officers do every day. >> hey. >> reporter: "cops" has been filming in omaha all summer and was set to finish shooting this week. >> we've never had an incident like this. it's a very sad day for us. >> reporter: now, as it turns out that robbery suspect's gun was an air pistol that fires only plastic pellets.
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still, police say witnesses reported seeing that man fire directly at the officers and they say the footage that deion helped film in his dying moments shows just that. such a sad story. the guy was just doing his job. >> okay, thanks very much. >> so tragic. now we turn to the trial of the texas father accused of gunning down a drunk driver who killed his two young sons. after less than one day of deliberation, david barajas was acquitted by a jury on all charges. abc's ryan owens has the story. >> reporter: applause greeting david barajas after the 32-year-old father is acquitted of killing the man who killed his sons. >> a lot of weight lifted off my back. i'm still destroyed. i'm missing my sons, always and forever. >> reporter: even barajas seems stunned. it took the texas jury three hours wednesday, to find him not guilty of shooting jose banda, the drunk driver who hit and
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killed his 11 and 12-year-old sons. >> i pray for my family. i pray for the banda family that god gives then the comfort and the strength to move forward, you know, they lost a son too. >> reporter: it was 2012 when barajas and his sons were pushing their truck down this street south of houston after they ran out of gas. investigators say banda hit the boys right in front of their father. >> did the kid got run over? >> yes, he is bleeding badly. he is badly hurt. >> okay. is he breathing? >> i don't know. it's fatal. >> reporter: that's when investigators say an enraged barajas ran home to grab a gun and execute the 20-year-old drunk driver on the spot. prosecutors thought it was vigilante justice. an unlawful eye for an eye. >> we believe that mr. barajas committed this crime. >> reporter: with no witnesses and no gun found, the jury didn't buy it. from day one, barajas maintained someone else fired that shot. >> we're not sure who killed mr. banda but somebody killed mr. banda. and it wasn't mr. barajas.
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>> i'm happy. i can move forward with my life. i can start closure for me. i can proceed with things that i wanted to do in life with my family. >> reporter: justice for a young father who prosecutors still insist took the law into his own hands and now got away with it. for "good morning america," ryan owens, abc news, dallas. >> ryan, we thank you. dan abrams is here for more on this. we heard in the piece that barajas seemed stunned by the verdict. were you surprised by it? >> no. for two reasons, first of all, there's the lack of evidence, right. there's the fact that they don't find the weapon. there's the fact there are no eyewitnesses, et cetera. but you combine that with the sympathy for the defendant so if you got jurors back there who are saying to themselves, well, it sure looks like he did it. it sure seems like he did it. he sure seems like the obvious person to have done it and yet they say wait a second. we're not convicting this guy on this -- with these facts on this evidence. it's those two things together, i think, that made this a
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relatively easy call. three hours of deliberation. >> yeah. just three mohours. >> the prosecution was calling it vigilante justice. what was their strongest evidence to that point? >> the strongest evidence, he was seen leaving -- his home was a hundred yards away. he's seen leaving the scene and then coming back. he said he didn't own a gun and yet they found a holster and ammunition at his home that was potentially consistent with the weapon that was used here. that was the most important piece of evidence in this case. but without more and the sympathy for the defendant, this was a really hard -- this is one of these cases where that beyond a reasonable doubt standard really means a lot because i bet you if you asked all these jurors do you think he did it, probably all of them would say probably but that's not enough to convict him. but that's not enough to convict him. >> sad all around. >> horrible, horrible. >> dan abrams, thank you so much. we want to turn now to ginger with the latest on the weather.
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ginger, you are a busy woman this morning. >> yes, indeed. air quality alert is where we start in atlanta. they'll go to 92. look at this live shot. looks pretty but if you're one of those people that have some sort of -- any sensitivity to those ozone qualities watch out today. you're around 70. now you'll go to 92. it will be a little bit of that oppressive heat, the steamy stuff staying to the south of that front we were talking about before. slightly rain cooled right along the coast from new orleans to corpus christi. 94 for birmingham 96 for memphis. a quick check of the southwest, though, heating up and staying relatively dry as we go through at least the first part of this weekend. look at the numbers. 110 in palm springs getting a little extra august in there. compared to what will be today. good morning, i'm mike nicco. we're going to get plenty of sunshine. 84 to 95 up north. 66 to 72, 74 to 84 around the bay. accuweather seven-da >> you know who has had a warm summer? seattle. they've had 39 days above 80 degrees throughout the summer
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and cooling down. that type of air not in the forecast in the near future. >> not used to that. okay, ginger, thanks very much. coming up that dangerous s.w.a.t.'ing hoax caught on tape. have these pranks gone too far now. the mysterious lights floating above a pennsylvania city. why some people are just convinced it's a ufo. they are nikon eyes prescription eyeglass lenses. . plus, walmart offers a twelve-month replacement guarantee. break or damage them, and we repair or replace them at no charge. and we now have nikon eyes sun lenses, so you can enjoy nikon eyes sharpness and clarity outside. ask about our second pair savings. nikon eyes lenses available at walmart.
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with that scene caught on camera. police bursting through the doors on a man playing video games looking for an active shooter. what they found was s.w.a.t.'ing. abc's clayton sandell has the story. >> i think you're getting s.w.a.t.'d. >> reporter: they're searching for the 911 caller who brought s.w.a.t. teams on this unsuspecting gamer. bursting into this littleton, colorado, video game company wednesday guns drawn as the whole thing streams live online. >> the caller stated that he had just shot multiple people. >> reporter: officers thinking they had an active shooter set up a perimeter evacuating businesses, locking down nearby schools, but police now believe it was all a hoax, a disturbing prank called s.w.a.t.'ing. take this fake 911 call a couple years ago. >> i'm going to shoot someone else soon. >> reporter: that one sending cops to miley cyrus' front door. now police say video gamers are making the phony calls to get s.w.a.t. teams racing to the
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homes of their opponents. >> this is not a game. it's not an online game. we have real guns with real bullets and there's a potential for tragedy. >> reporter: it's becoming so common that jordan matthhewsonm the s.w.a.t.-ee told other players he knew exactly what was happening. >> i think we're getting s.w.a.t.'d. >> reporter: his fellow players watching the incident unfold on twitch, a site where anonymous spectators can watch video games played realtime. >> could have been any one of the thousands watching. they like the anonymity of being online and being able to get away with stuff and they like to test that sometimes. >> reporter: the real caller's identity is still unknown but police are promising when they find them, it's game over. for "good morning america," clayton sandell, abc news, denver. they just got to stop doing that. >> there are real consequences. >> this is real life, not a game. why the mysterious lights in
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to explain. >> still a big mystery this morning. good morning. residents in harrisburg are still trying to figure out exactly what those flashing lights are. aliens, a drone maybe? well, even a local police department does not have an answer. >> oh, i am scared to death now. >> reporter: it's the video that is sparking rumors of extraterrestrial life all shot on stephanie wilkerson's cell phone. >> oh, did you see that. >> reporter: wilkerson says she was relaxing on her porch monday night when the unidentified flying object caught her eye. >> i thought it was a plane until i realized it wasn't moving and i watched it for about 20 minutes and i started noticing it changing colors. >> reporter: that's when she ran for her phone and called over a neighbor. >> he went and got his binoculars because he first thought it was a planet and then he said, no, its changed yellow. that is not a planet. >> reporter: so she called 911. >> look at that. look at that. >> reporter: but even police were dumbfounded. >> he went there and apparently
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he saw them too so he called his sergeant and his corporal to come to verify what he was seeing. >> reporter: so police called the national guard training center and the local airports to find out if they could account for any aircraft activity in the area. they couldn't. >> this is unbelievable. >> reporter: this isn't the first ufo sighting in recent weeks. in july, this questionable object was spotted as firefighters battle a wildfire in canada and just two weeks ago these photos were posted all over twitter convincing many that the illuminated round disk was something extraterrestrial while some just don't buy it. one photo suggesting it was a reflection of this lamppost. back in pennsylvania wilkerson says she says these lights prove we are not alone. >> i'm now a believer in ufos. >> the whole neighborhood getting involved here. listen to this. stephanie says this is not a fluke, she saw the light again last night and frankly is now a little freaked out. another neighbor also saw it
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last week. so any guesses? >> well, it's definitely a ufo. it's an unidentified flying object. >> some of the stuff -- >> i'm with her. >> i do think it's strange. no flight activity from the airport. >> even the police sergeant is like, we have no idea. >> we'll stay on top of it. >> yeah. meantime, you stay on top of this. "deals & steals." it's delicious, it's a bargain and then jimmy kimmel, it's funny. >> here's a great improve this! summer tip from lowe's. what can you do with your old milk container? how about stwaning your deck or fence. cut it, pour in the stain and go. to see more go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! get 10-30% off major appliances $399 or more plus 18 months special financing at lowe's. ♪
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bart has a new app to allow riders to report crimes. it's called bart watch. download it, a link on our website, abc 7news.com. let's see how traffic is going this thursday morning. leyla? >> over san francisco, we want to remind you there will be a full closure northbound side of 280 from 101 at king street starting at 2:00 this afternoon. this closure is to replace hinges. that will last tuesday till 5:00 am. no aftershocks in the last 24 hours.
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♪ good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and breaking on the west coast. brad and angie are mothered. the superstar couple finally saying their "i dos" all of the details from their small ceremony. and the heart shirt. measuring everything from heart level to stress level. how it changes your workout this morning. ♪ don't stop believing and what really happened to tony soprano? the hit tv show's creator clearing up the confusion this morning. why he says it's besides the point if tony is alive or dead. ♪ you're over my head all that and delicious "deals & steals." plus, our daddy/daughter dance-off with dancing superstar tony dovolani as we say -- >> good morning, america. ♪ baby you're so classic
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♪ baby you're so classic our good friend tony dovolani out there with the finalists for our daddy/daughter dance-off this morning. they are getting warmed up and giving some last-minute tips. all of you voting for these final two. so many entries came in from all across the country. they were terrific, but these are the ones you voted for dancing for that trophy right there here this morning on "good morning america." >> yeah, eye on the prize, people. and we've got a little music. deejay d-nice spinning for you this hour. and then you see tony dovolani will offer up his expertise to the contenders. we're going to see that competition a little later, george. >> that's right. and all morning we've been talking about this big reunion on "jimmy kimmel." all the women from "friends" rachel, monica, and phoebe, all back having fun with jimmy right
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there. he's going to explain. we'll hear his explanation for why he did not invite the men. >> we should say, he was playing the role of ross. and this was sort of the r-rated version of "friends." >> it is late night, it is late night. that's coming up. want to get some news first from amy. >> good morning, good morning, everyone. we begin with breaking news overseas. russia accused of launching a full-scale invasion of ukraine. sending troops across the border in two locations as fighting intensified overnight. ukraine's government right now calling an emergency security council meeting calling this a major escalation of the months-long conflict. the obama administration wednesday accused russia of orchestrating a new military campaign to help rebel forces but no comment yet from the white house on today's fighting. also breaking overnight, concerns about national security after a massive breach at one of the nation's biggest banks. the fbi and secret service are investigating whether russian hackers are behind reports of widespread cyberattacks at j.p. morgan chase and at least one other major financial institution.
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huge amounts of data may have been compromised including customer account information. well, now to the alert along the southern california coast. look at that. waves like this one up to 20 feet high, battering the coast as tropical storm marie churns in the pacific. surf like this seen only once in a decade. it's damaging piers and boatyards and one lifeguard building from the '50s was seen here slowly collapsing into the ocean. the storm surge tossing boats out of the water, even burying this van. it's the sand up against a sailboat. on the east coast it's high surf from cristobal that's blamed for the death of at least one swimmer in maryland. well, a security scare on a flight from toronto forced two fighter jets to be scrambled to escort that plane back to the airport. authorizes say two women on a sunwing airlines plane got drunk, lit cigarettes, locked themselves in the bathroom and started making threats. the flight landed safely back at
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the airport, and those two women are now in custody. well, the man who killed john lennon 34 years ago now says he's sorry for, quote, being such an idiot. at his recent parole hearing mark david chapman expressing remorse for his actions saying he's found jesus but the board was apparently not convinced and denied him parole for the eighth time. well, finally, call it a real grand slam. denny's is opening its first ever restaurant in manhattan, and it's going to go big. instead of offering its typical breakfast fare like moons over my hammy. >> i love that one. >> yeah, it's a good one, right? it's offering this for new york city. a $300 breakfast. >> at denny's? >> yes, at denny's. it includes pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage and there it is, a bottle of dom, which costs, what, $250 or $270 of the $300 breakfast. >> it kind of defeats the whole purpose of denny's. >> that's the joy.
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>> do kids still eat for free on tuesdays. >> you're supposed to be recovering from the dom. >> with the denny's. >> exactly. >> okay, thanks, amy. we're going to get to the breaking news for our viewers on the west coast. brad pitt and angelina jolie are married. they are somehow sharing details about the affair. they had family and friends. >> reporter: the much anticipated wedding. at a winery. eldest son maddox and pax, walking mom down the aisle. and the girls throwing pedals. and the ring bearers. it's been a long and public road for the couple who first made headlines in 2005 after falling in love on the set of "mr. and
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mrs. smith." they adopted two other children, having three on their own. and the question, will they, won't they? pitt said they won't get married until everyone in the united states had the same right. as jolie said, the couple had given serious thought at the nuptials. >> i think whenever we do it. the kids have a great time and we take in the glove r love and connection between us. so we do something silly and great memorable. >> such great news. we wish them the best. coming up. now, gio is over in the social square with the "morning menu." >> oh, george, good morning. here's a look at what's ahead on your "gma morning menu." how jimmy kimmel got rachel, monica and phoebe together again for an epic "friends" reunion. plus, the new high-tech shirt that could make your workout smarter tracking your heartrate, calories burned and more. and tory johnson is here with mouthwatering "deals &
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>> like a flip book. it's really cool. and it's really cool. we'll get into that in a little bit but gio with "pop news." >> taylor swift has released the outtakes from her megapopular "shake it off" video. hear that song? so popular it's gotten 49 million views on youtube and hit number one on the billboard charts. this behind-the-scenes clip shows taylor learning how to do a basket toss with some cheerleaders and having a lot of fun there. she also reveals why that message "shake off the haters" is so important to her. listen. >> one thing i learned in this whole process is you can get everything you want in life without ever feeling like you fit in. you know, selling millions of records doesn't make me feel cool. >> lara is nodding here. she's always so classy, right, and we can't wait to have taylor right here in october shaking it off on "gma." >> a great song with a great message. again, she says have more fun than your haters. >> yeah. >> right, right. >> it's also great to see the outtakes to see that it's not
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always perfect, everybody. >> it took her three days to shoot that video. >> i think she's pretty cool. bottom line. >> so far you're off to a great start. >> all right. not always perfect here live. right? you hear that? i ain't afraid of no ghosts. you know why, because it's national ghostbusters day. that's right. the original phantom fighters are back in honor of the 30th anniversary of the cult classic, the movie is being re-released in theaters starting friday just in time to kick off your labor day weekend. if there's something strange in your neighborhood, who are you going to call -- >> gio. >> oh, all right. that's not those ghostbusting proton packs. everyone just gets so excited whenever we talk about "ghostbusters". >> they're talking about bringing it back, also doing a new one. >> yeah. >> with women. >> the first is a classic. but if they did women, then it's just -- we're both auditioning. >> yes. >> and you all know how much i love jiff, the pomeranian. >> oh, yes, we do. >> but this morning, breaking
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news, it turns out he's a record setter. the guinness world records, in fact, guinness crowning the pint-sized pup as the fastest dog on two paws. >> wow. >> he took the title wednesday in races on both his hind and front legs, and we're big fans of jiff right here on "gma." i first met him sitting right here at this desk there filling in for lara and ever since we just haven't stopped taking selfies. just a few. just a few. >> was he bored with you? he was yawning. >> i don't -- >> doesn't have a care right there. >> we're kind of obsessed with him but so is everyone else. he has 333,000 followers on instagram. >> oh, my gosh. >> more than all of us combined. >> cute sells. >> yes, it does. >> thank you, gio. >> thanks, gio. "heat index" coming up. time now for ginger and the weather. >> george, i found some ladies here that look just about as bright as you can be because we're celebrating a 60th birthday for -- >> susan. >> susan, happy birthday. welcome, everybody. love the hats.
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>> thank you. >> very subtle. you know you guys really don't stand out much at all. and they're from houston as the sign says. let's check in on the forecast. and we start in new york city here because you're obviously visiting hopefully for your birthday. a beautiful day ahead. the sunshine and cooler conditions, drier too, but, remember we do have the rip current danger, so if you are going swimming in the southeast, the conditions improve today because that thing is moving away from the coast. but you could see waves even up to ten feet in long island as we go through tonight and into tomorrow. the water temperature is going through the weekend, some of the warmest we've seen this summer. you can see them right there. 70s here in new york. hello, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the forecast. we seasonal to above average with high clouds and cooler on friday, saturday and sunday and the entire holiday weekend is looking nice with temperatures close for average and dry weather. we have 68 at half moon bay and
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70 in san francisco and mid-70's to 80 around the bay and 90's in the east bay and seven-day forecast shows 90's will hang and >>aigh >> straight from milwaukee, wisconsin, it's on her bucket list. and look at these nails. they look just like new york city, george. so cool. >> oh. there you go. thanks, ginger. time now for our "heat index." top of the "heat index," some new relationship research trending big in "the new york times" now. it reveals that couples who are deliberate about making big decisions like defining their relationship deciding to live together have stronger marriages than couples who slide through the big decisions. >> makes sense. >> makes a lot of sense. they say many couples who live together didn't sit down and talk about that decision beforehand and when couples let those big events happen without having real conversations, it can lead to a weaker marriage. all about communication. >> it makes sense. you know what was also interesting, people, young people today don't know what counts as a date. are we dating, are we not?
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there are very unclear lines. right? i think it's only going to get worse with our texting world and all of that social media. no one is having real conversations. >> and nobody wants to have those conversations because they're tough, right? >> they're obviously helpful. >> so, and i think once you dive in, you realize is it really that tough? well, yeah. yeah, it is sometimes but you got to do it. >> scary. >> also in the "heat index" this morning, a lot of people talking about this. "the sopranos," seven years after it went off the air david chase the creator of the hit hbo show speaking out about tony soprano's fate following that iconic series finale. remember that. it left us all wondering. well, in an interview with vox, chase says tony's not dead. i always wondered. he's just sitting there. that music and just wondered was a gunman coming in. >> wonder if your tv was still working. >> yeah. he also adds that whether or not he lived or died is not exactly the point. in a new statement released
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overnight, a rep for chase said the statement was actually taken out of context. he says "the final scenes of 'the sopranos' raises a spiritual question that has no right or wrong answer." it's an enigma wrapped in a riddle, everybody. >> he didn't want that out there and got upset when the question was asked. >> he's a true artist and you want to leave that wondering -- >> it was a great ending. >> it was. >> i loved it. >> hey, seven years later and we're still talking about it. yeah. so we want to know, are you still talking about it, or are we crazy? no, let us know what you think happened to tony in the finale of "the sopranos." all you need to do is tweet us at #socialsquare. all right. also, what we're talking about, that big reunion trending everywhere overnight happening on our friend jimmy kimmel's show. the cast of "friends" surprising fans with a little reenactment. take a look. >> so good to see you. ♪ >> yeah, that. >> what? >> this is -- [ cheers and applause ]
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>> what is this? what is this? >> this is an exact replica of the kitchen from the show. i actually spent $80,000 making it. >> ross, you look sad today. what's the matter? >> rachel, we haven't made love in months. [ laughter ] how about we make love right now? [ laughter ] >> let's meet our friends but not until we have made love several times because you are very good at it. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> are you kidding me? now you drag court into this. >> that's not court. that's monica. >> oh, my god. >> you're said to be so good at it that sometimes i wish you would make love to me. [ laughter ] >> but, monica, i can't make love to you, you're my sister. >> darn. [ cheers and applause ] >> good to see you, ross. but more importantly, how you
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doing? [ laughter ] wait, that's joey's catchphrase. why am i saying it? >> i don't know. >> because i wrote the script and there is no joey anymore. that's why. >> what happened to joey? >> where's chandler? they're not in the script. >> they're dead. now we break for a commercial and we come back and we all make out. >> okay. all right. good night, everybody. good night. >> wait, wait, wait. hold on a second. there's no exit. there's no exit. we have 22 more pages here and the lovemaking scene. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> it's got to be jimmy kimmel to live out your fantasies. >> right. >> so funny, i think at one point jennifer aniston said this is stupid. and he said no more stupid than people who work in a coffee shop living in this huge apartment in new york city. it was great. >> so good to see them all. they look fantastic. >> they do. >> they sure do. >> that was fun. >> all right, next up on the "heat index," high-tech sportswear, some new smart clothing making its debut at this year's u.s. open, shirts that track heart rate, calories
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burned and even stress levels. abc's linzie janis checked it out. >> reporter: when it comes to fashion at this year's u.s. open, don't look at the players. check out the ball boys. their tight black tops might just be the most technologically advanced t-shirts on the planet. >> introducing the polo tech shirt. designed to help you lead a healthier, more informed life. >> reporter: capable of tracking your heart rate, calories burned, your breathing and stress levels, even coaching you through your workout. >> your breathing is shallow. breathe deeper. >> reporter: the polo tech shirt by ralph lauren packed with high-tech sensors embedded in the fabric. no need for wristbands or clunky heart rate monitors. >> this is actually the only bit of hardware on the whole shirt. >> that's it. nothing else, no other wires here. >> reporter: that little black box sending data straight to your smartphone. state of the art. >> yes. >> reporter: hard-working ball boys like eric testing the tees expected to hit stores next year.
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let's see how fast i can get eric's heart rate up. ♪ giving this guy a workout. all right. well done. how do you feel? >> i feel great. >> you're sweating. >> yes, a lot. >> do you think you'll be a lot more fit at the end of this tournament? >> i sure hope so. >> reporter: polo and other sportswear and tech companies trying to cash in on a wearable technology craze that already has hundreds of thousands of americans monitoring their activity on fitness wristbands. >> it's not just small tech companies talking about this anymore. it's, you know, a giant apparel brand. >> reporter: but for all that tech, it's the simple things that keep this ball boy happy. can i test to see if your shirt is still dry? >> sure. >> reporter: and it is. for "good morning america," linzie janis, abc news, new york. [ cheers and applause ] >> i got to check that out. but right now i want you to check this out. deliciously decadent "deals &
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with this. parmesan and rosemary happens to be one of my favorites. these right here, they're so delicious, smoked hickory cheddar pretty good too. normally $30 for a box of 6 slashed in half, 15 bucks for six. each has two packages. >> okay. >> ready. >> here we go. >> okay, this is from superseedz. these are gourmet pumpkin seeds. these right here, they taste like cocoa krispies. peanut-free, unbelievably delicious. you get -- doesn't that taste like cocoa krispies? >> yeah. >> i mean, seriously. you know it does. >> i would never think to eat this. >> you know it does. you get eight different bags. variety of flavors, big variety of flavors normally $40 for eight bags slashed in half, 20 bucks. >> what a great snack. >> next up -- >> i love -- >> dang, it's called dang and when you taste it, you're going to say, dang, it's so good but named after -- >> hold on. >> that's snacking -- >> old -- >> hold on. dang. >> that snack is a fancy food show a couple months ago, how delicious is that. >> really good.
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>> dang, that's good. >> from the meat of the coconut. 12 packages of this size of them. you're going to get a lot. normally for the 12-pack $36 slashed in half, 18 bucks. >> people put them on yogurt. really fun topping. >> i bet you would carry them in your purse because you love healthy snacks. dang, those are good. >> i'm excited about this one. >> last one, okay. this is a company called -- whoo, good job. these are called cookie chips and so they are crunchy like a chip but they taste like a cookie and there are six different flavors for you to choose from. big variety. how good is that? >> really good. >> which kind did you get? >> i like it. >> sea salt peanut butter is one of the favorites. but there's all kinds of chocolate. normally $24 to $36 depending on what you get slashed in half, 12 bucks. all the deals, goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! i know you're chewing. >> thank you. thank you to the companies for providing those. go to our website goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo!
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coming up, we're dancing. "good morning america's" "deals & steals" is brought to you by bank of america. use your bank americard cash rewards credit card for these deals and earn cash back. tomorrow, brad paisley, yes, brad paisley takes over central park with a live "gma" concert. with brad only on -- >> "good morning america"!
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good morning, i'm eric thomas. a special meeting to request a federal following the earthquake. south bay, pg&e is investigating a security breach at the san jose plant. they cut a large hole through a chain link fence and stole heavy power tools. bart has a new app to let riders report crimes and serious activities using smart phones. go to abc7news.com to download it. here is leyla with our traffic. >> napa, a new development there trafficwise. anyway moment i'll get to that. golden gate bridge from marin toward san francisco, southbound
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traffic, it is starting to load up a little bit. we do have this napa pd tweeted out a photograph of a sink hole at the intersection of kensington court and scenic drive. it is a residential area. and it looks like it's filled up with water. not sure if it's related to the earthquake. eric? >> leyla, thank you. when we come back, meteorologist an average of $500ching just by switching to progressive. so you'll be bringing home the bacon in no time. sorry. get a free quote at progressive.com.
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welcome back. afternoon baseball game. warming up to 70 at at&t park. football tonight, 7:00 at the o.co. just as warm as it was
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yesterday. look for high clouds and sunshine. slightly cooler through the holiday weekend. have a ♪ we got an inner tube we got a trailer hitch ♪ ♪ we're near the river [ cheers and applause ] brand-new music video from brad paisley "riverbank" the lead single off "moonshine in the trunk." boy, i hope tomorrow is like this. he will be here for our party in the park concert. "gma" right there. tomorrow morning, right here, brad paisley is going to be our star. >> he is such a star and he's always bringing the party so hopefully you'll come too and right now coming up we've got improve this! we have some great diy projects this morning. we're going to show you -- there's one of them. we'll show you how to do that. really cool stuff using surprising materials that you
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can find at lowe's or your local home improvement store and very unexpected. i hope you like them. >> very cool. then we have a look at chef joel gamoran from sur le table. he's here to demonstrate tips and tricks that make any cook's life easier and a lot more fun. i can't wait to see what he has. >> ooh. >> zucchini! >> we need to -- i think we need to investigate. >> we do. first we need to have this "gma" daddy/daughter dance-off. it is time finally so great to have our friend tony dovolani here. take in all the action with us. tons of amazing entries for this competition. all of you selected our final two teams before they hit the dance floor, take a look at the contenders. ♪ >> they are the daddy/daughter dance duos who stole america's heart set to that classic beat. from new york to california entries poured in coast to coast. and while many of the dads admitted to having limited dance skills, it was their limitless
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love for their daughters that made them game for the challenge. thousands of you voted online for the two finalists. ♪ i want to thrill you like michael ♪ >> jason and lilly denney from missouri. >> we're bringing a lot for our performance. we're bringing a little bit of old school, a little new school, some middle school and a little bit of preschool too. ♪ in the wrong time >> aron and kennedy lee from pikeville, north carolina. >> the love i have for this young lady will shine through our dance, because i love her -- >> and i love you. >> and we'll show you what we do. >> both pairs ready to take on times square for the ultimate "gma" dans daddy/daughter edition live right now. [ cheers and applause ] >> and that moment here. the music is all cued up. tony, are you ready? >> i'm ready. looking forward to some good moves right there. >> are you guys ready? >> yeah. take your spots let's go. jason and lilly.
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♪ baby this world might's gone crazy the way you save me who can blame me when i just wanna make you smile ♪ ♪ i wanna thrill you like michael i wanna kiss you like prince let's get it on like marvin gayee like hathaway ♪ ♪ write a song for you like this you're over high med i'm out of my mind thinking i was born in the wrong time one of a kind living in a world gone plastic baby you're so classic ♪ >> all right, great start. it is not over yet. that was fantastic, guys. well done but you know you're not done yet. time now for the deejay pick from d-nice. he has a surprise song. do it freestyle. give it to them. ♪ just dance ♪ just dance [ cheers and applause ] >> all right.
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these guys not thrown at all. well done guys. okay, mr. expert what, do you think? >> i thought it was very inventive. the choreography was awesome. they were very much in tune to one another. i love the dirty dancing. that was awesome. really cool. i might steal a couple of the moves, i have to say. >> all right, guy, that was great. first the votes will start right now but we have to get to our next couple right now, that was great. now see, what do we have, aron and kennedy. you guys ready to go? >> we're ready. >> okay. let's do it. get right out there. ♪ whoo baby baby this world might have gone crazy the way you save me who can blame me when i just wanna make you smile ♪ ♪ i wanna thrill you like michael i wanna kiss you like prince let's get it on like marvin gaye like hathaway write a song for you like this you're over my head ♪ ♪ i'm out of my mind thinking i was born in the wrong time one of a kind living in a world gone plastic ♪
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[ cheers and applause ] >> all right. great stuff. deejay, let's do it again. big hug from dad right there. ♪ so i put my hands up they're playing my favorite song the butterflies fly away nodding my head like yeah moving my hips like yeah ♪ ♪ i got my hands up they're playing my song you know i'm going to be okay ♪ ♪ yeah eh-eh eh-eh-eh it's a party in the usa yeah eh-eh rocking in the usa ♪ >> yeah. [ cheers and applause ] >> dad is excited. >> yes. >> that was very exciting. no lack of energy. that's for sure. very inventive, nice break dance moves. nice running man. that was really good. i like the way you reacted to like the surprise song, i thought you guys did fantastic. >> you guys are great too. come back out here. we have a little surprise for both cups right now. danced to the mtko song "classic." malcolm kelly has something to
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say to both teams. let's take a look. >> yo, what's up. this is malcolm from mkto. you guys rock. thank you guys for jamming to "classic." we appreciate it. [ cheers and applause ] >> all right. time for all of you to get in on the action. time for you who choose which team comes in first place. head to our website, goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! to cast your vote. we'll reveal the results later in the show. don't wait. vote right now and, tony, we cannot wait for next week. you are going to be back again and announce the new cast. >> it's a great cast. i got to tell you there's a lot of twists and turns, it's going to be a very entertaining season. >> i wish we could get it out of you right now. we'll have to hold on for another week. you'll be back. let's go to ginger for a final check of the weather. >> keep trying to get that out of him. i want to know. also want to wish a very happy birthday to this young lady from athens, georgia. your name. >> go dogs, crystal. >> i thought your name was going to be go dogs. how about we check the forecast and talk about rain? there will be heavy rain in parts of the great lakes,
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northern plains. you see that yellow, that's the 3 to 4-inch range, rainy couple of days along the gulf coast from corpus christi and houston, that tropical low trying to shove up on top of there. anyway in the west coast, still surf high. that high surf advisory through friday. the waves could still top ten feet today. some of the biggest swells were good morning, i'm mike nicco. we're going to get plenty of sunshine. 84 to 95 up north. 66 to 72, 74 to 84 around the bay. >> all that weather brought to you by daisy sour cream. guess what, we have one more forecast. mr. and mrs. met are here and the forecast for tonight for the mets game, i just wanted to mention this is a comfortable
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mid-70s or so to start and then cooling off so you'll want to have a jacket. especially if you're going to the game. my "gma" sunshine moment making somebody's day today. includes these folks right here. that's right. because with the metropolitan -- well, first of all you'll be getting mets tickets, both of you. they had no idea. take those. brought to you by the metropolitan hospital suite playing the atlanta braves. you guys pumped? >> yes, absolutely. whoo-hoo! >> let's go. >> you come to times square, you get prizes, #gmasunshinemoments. let's do this. ♪you may say i'm a dreamer i know you're staying golden by managing your energy use...ns.
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welcome back. it's time for "improve this." and this morning we have fun projects to transform your home using every day items you can get at lowe's in a very surprising kay. thanks to sabrina soto. creator of casa and company. here to show us how to do it. you were doing a diy project. >> i don't care how do you it, you'll always have left overtile. if you want to make your own, you use particle board. >> a frame can be very expensive, especially custom framing. >>. >> and the easy way to do it is cut the tile and use this map.
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it's like a sticker for tile. you could grout it. i didn't grout it. and i think it looks pretty good. >> cut it to the shape of the frame. it's like a sticker. this goes on and you can grout if you want. this goes on. >> easy, breezy. >> recycling, we're all about that. another great use for leftover tile, to jog up a old piece of furniture. what is this called? >> a tile mat. >> it's really cut and ups the value and the look. go to "good morning america" on yahoo! for step buy step directions. >> industrial piping. you can buy it for next to nothing, and create your own side table or cocktail table. >> you need to get the tube cutter, because the big copper
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pipe comes pretty large. >> you get the copper piping. it's not that expensive at lowe's. then whatever size you want. if you want a cocktail table. i love the idea of the lucite table, so it's mode. you can use a piece of mirror, wood -- >> marble. >> create your own industrial chic look. >> that's an easy project. >> okay. so you have an old rope, old tire -- >> i made an ottoman out of a tire. >> that is phenomenal. that is cool. how hard is that? >> it takes a while to rope the coil. it's a perfect ottoman. >> an old tire, and particle board cuss to the measurements. if you're really ambitious, you
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can get two tires and make a coffee table. >> now you're crazy. this is all about recycling. this is a great idea. we have another great idea. sorry. that just rolled away. i love live tv. we have a hanging shelf, filled with plants. >> put it on the porch. >> and directions are on our website as well. goodmorningamerica.com. and it's rope, people. >> and a glue gun. why buy it when you can diy. >> so, make sure you go to our website. did i say it? did i get it? i love you so much. and thank you, sabrina soto. we love this. [ cheers and applause ]. >> let's get to some delicious, easy cooking and he's rocking. look at him shake that salad.
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[ cheers and applause ] [ cheers and applause ] i'm excited about this. all morning long. we have some secret shortcuts that help make cooking your favorite foods quicker and easier and have a pro. >> i'm here, baby. >> this is joel gamoran, he's the senior resident chef at sur la table and here with these five tricks and the first one, these are all from sur la table. >> our classes, we show these tricks across the board. this makes cooking so much easier and fun. >> and making it healthy. homemade pasta with a trick. >> i'm trying to shave the carbs. this is what this is all about. so, if you love this, guilt-free
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pasta, drop the remote. this is your segment right here. so you're going to grab this and you'll take it into here. like a pencil sharpener and you crank it through like this. check that out. look at that right there. come on, baby. isn't that awesome? >> pasta. >> what is great about this pasta, it emulates noodles. >> doing great. >> i love this. >> you don't have to boil it. put it right into the sauce, finish it -- >> let me taste it. i'm very excited. this is research right here. oh, god, this would be really -- >> i got to hook you up. you know? >> i'm going to look like an idiot. >> you're looking awesome. >> see, it eats like pasta. >> you dig? >> that is so good. >> 1 for 1. >> i love that. from pasta to cake. you show us how to slice a cake. >> you know what it's like when you have like a work party and everyone has that big cutter that gets messy. totally get rid of that. dental floss. you love that. that's what's up. so don't use the mint dental floss unless you have a mint cake.
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unscented and look how beautiful that is. >> you want a slice. >> i'll give you a big slice. my type of slice. >> i like that slice. >> then you go like this. >> i got underneath. >> there you go. look at that clean cut. >> all right. >> get in there. research here. i'm sorry. >> oh, yeah. i have to do this. cheers. >> that's an amazing cake. this is something i have trouble with. peeling garlic. all in your fingernails. >> you get smelly like the thing everyone avoids. you take garlic, put it in a bowl with the paper on it. like that. now you got to shake like your life depends on it. >> whoo! >> okay. >> if you open it up you'll see -- >> look at that. it kind of comes out. you got to shake a little harder. that's cool. ready to go. you shake hard. >> you can dice and slice. >> speaking of dicing and
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slicing. another thing that's a pain in the kitchen when you're trying to slice peppers. >> we're starting with the tomatoes. both a pain so basically when you have little round things like grapes or tomatoes or olives. >> individually. >> so what we do is grab a lid, a small plate. put it on top and i'm literally going to go through it. >> oh, my gosh. so smart. >> all in one. >> fantastic. ready for your salad. now show me how you're doing the peppers. >> okay, i'm obsessed with this. it's called rolling the pepper. you so you have the seeds and little white thing you want to get rid of so we cut off the bottom. you cut off the top then you sneak your knife in and roll it out like that. >> how smart are you. >> that takes like -- >> give it up for the pepper. i love it >> that's incredible. i love that, joel. thank you so much. >> thank you for having me. >> i'll have to start cooking. go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! to find other creative food hacks and tell us your food hacks.
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♪ ♪ >> okay, there they are, our finalists in the "gma" daddy/daughter dance-off. both teams did so well there's jason and lilly. there are aron and kennedy but now it is time. all of you voted at home. let's have a drum roll.
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and after a very close vote, the winners of our "gma" dance-off daddy/daughter edition are aron and kennedy. [ cheers and applause ] >> first place trophy right there and ginger, you're here for the honors, second place. you guys did so great. [ applause ] >> that was such a fun contest for all of us. >> really fun to watch. both teams much there is more that we want you to head home and have more fun together. "gma's" going to treat you and your family to dinner at your favorite restaurants back home and big thank you to mr. tony d. >> these guys have a future. don't they? >> these guys really do have a future. stick to dancing, because that's a bright future for you guys. >> that's right. of course, you'll be back here next week to reveal the new cast of "dancing with the stars," giving us a tease how great it's going to be? a little bit for everybody. so it'll be fun. >> that will be fun. thank you, deejay d-nice, that
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was fantastic. love those surprises, as well. ♪ >> so great. what a nice day. thank you, congratulations to all our team, thanks to tony and thanks for watching. tomorrow, huge party in the park with brad paisley so come on out. have a great day, everybody. >> so long, everyone. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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now from abc 7 news. i'm eric thomas, meteorologist mike nicco in the bay area forecast. >> good morning there, buddy. checking out our temperatures. mid to upper 70s around the bay. up into the north bay, get 90 again in napa. plenty of sun screen. fluctuation of low clouds and high clouds through the weekend. slootly cooler but dry through monday. mike, i can't warn you enough, that big closure. shut down from 101 to king street. the closure won't open until tuesday at 5:00 am. have a great labor day weekend.
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>> leyla, thank you. time now for "live with kelly & announcer: it's "live with kelly and michael." today, one of our favorite leading ladies, cameron diaz. and "the walking dead" star steven yeun stops by. plus, michael strahan gives us a glimpse of his morning behind the scenes. and tune in to win a new tablet or a vacation get away. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by isney-abc domestic television] announcer: now here are kelly ripa and michael strahan. [cheers and applause]

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