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good morning, america. and breaking overnight a huge break in the case of that mansion murder mystery. this man identified as the suspect in the brutal killing of that family near the vice president's residence. authorities searching the suspect's home overnight. how pizza crust helped police crack the case. the massive manhunt for the killer right now. new overnight, state of emergency declared. disturbing new images from that oil spill. off the coast of california. beaches shut down. investigators still trying to figure out what caused it. security breach, a frightening scene at l.a.x. >> don't move! >> a man tased after running through the security checkpoint. the suspect making it just feet from the. gate. stunned passengers watching in shock.
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♪ sglkts and end of an era. david letterman takes the stage one last night. >> it's beginning to look like i'm not going to get "the tonight show". >> a star-studded send-off from presidents to rock stars to dave's son. all there to honor the late night legend after his 33-year run. >> thank you and good night. [ cheers and applause ] and we do say good morning, america. 33 years, 6,028 shows. a lot of laughs. what a career for david letterman. so nice to see his wife and his son there last night. his son even brought a friend along with him. >> he sure did. >> what about that all-star top ten list? steve martin, jerry seinfeld, julia louis-dreyfus. pitch perfect farewell.
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>> we'll talk about it more later. breaking news, a suspect has been named in that mansion murder mystery. police hunting for this man right here, in the murder of three members of a family and their housekeeper. abc's ryan smith is in washington with the latest. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning, robin. overnight police searching for a suspect on the run connected, they say, to four murders happening inside that home just one week ago and the key piece of evidence leading them to the suspect, a pizza crust. overnight authorities searching the suburban maryland home of 34-year-old daron dylon wint, going through trash and removing bags of evidence. they identify him as a key suspect in the brutal quadruple slaying and arson attack of businessman savopoulos, his wife amy and their 10-year-old son and housekeeper, vera figueroa.
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sources familiar with the case saying was identified by dna after a leftover domino's pizza ordered before the fire. abc spoke with a relative who said he was troubled. >> he's very hostile. he's arrogant. he doesn't listen. >> reporter: as we spoke to her police arriving at her door. >> the police want me to get off the phone. >> reporter: that pizza reportedly bearing wint's dna, now a major clue into what may have happened inside that upscale d.c. home. a siege apparently lasting hours. domino's delivering at 9:00 p.m. the night before the fire. the next morning starting at 7:00 a.m. police reports obtained by "the washington post" reveal savopoulos made a flurry of calls including to his bank and his accountant ending just over an hour before the blaze erupted. abc news also learning from a source familiar with the case that same morning, an assistant of savopoulos dropped $40,000 in cash by the house while the victims were apparently held captive inside. figueroa's husband speaking out telling abc news exclusively
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that he became alarmed when his wife didn't come home. >> i didn't hear from her and every time i call the phone it was just going straight to the voice mail. >> reporter: the morning of the fire actually going to the savvas savopoulos home to find his wife knocking on the door ringing the bell but before he could get close enough to see inside savopoulos called him saying, i'm sorry because i didn't call you last night, vera told me to call you she has to stay with my wife. >> reporter: he said he would call back so the housekeeper's husband goes home waiting for a call that never came. the suspect has a long list of petty crimes but in this case he's being charged with the ultimate crime, murder one. george. >> thanks very much. we turn to that oil spill in california. the governor declared a state of emergency as crews worked to clean up two slicks spreading nine miles each. kendis gibson brings us the latest. good morning, kendis.
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>> reporter: good morning, george. work crews have been out here cleaning this beach for the last 24 hours. as we walk around you can see a whole lot of oil all over the rocks. take a look at this guy, covered with thick black oil. we were out at sea yesterday checking out the conditions out there, there were plenty of oil spots all around overnight the governor of california declaring a state of emergency in santa barbara as disturbing new images show the growing impact of the major oil spill off the coast. volunteers collecting hundreds of buckets of oil from this beach, yet, hardly making a dent. what's it like seeing something like this in your own backyard? >> worst nightmare. >> reporter: the oil spewing for our hours from a busted 24-inch inch pipeline before being shut down the cause still under investigation. >> they were shut down, some of the pumps were a couple times due to mechanical issues and we had mechanics working on the line at that time.
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>> reporter: up to 105,000 gallons may have leaked out of the pipeline. >> we're all working to ensure everything is being done possible to clean up the spill. >> reporter: coast guard reporting there are two nearly nile- -- nine-mile long oil slicks along the coastline. two popular southern california beaches are closed indefinitely, campers forced to evacuate. officials facing a 24/7 cleanup effort that could take weeks. this is going to require a massive cleanup effort. in the meantime the oil slicks moving to the more pop louse area. santa barbara beaches. robin. >> now to the scary scene. a passenger tased by an officer in front of families. the suspect making it all the way to the gate and abc has the story for us.
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>> this cell phone video captures police tasing a man just feet away from gate 66 at l.a.x. as stunned passengers look on in shock. i'm told as he attempted to go through, he was stopped by a tsa officer and he was not cooperative. >> reporter: shawn diamond waiting for his flight witnessed it all. >> i heard a man screaming and yelling. i turned around, there was a uniformed officer following a man, yelling at the man to stop. the man refused. plainclothes officer showed up. they tasered him in the back. >> reporter: hollywood actor verne troyer shot this video of the suspect in what appears to be his initial encounter with police. the suspect slaps the officer and runs off. a moment later he is stopped again. >> stop, stop! >> reporter: but ignores the officer and continues walking towards the gate. >> stop now!
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>> reporter: just steps from the gate where an alaska airways flight ready for takeoff police stop him once and for all. >> he had a strange smile on his face the entire time. >> reporter: now that man was a ticketed passenger. he's currently at the hospital being treated for his injuries. once out he will be booked and could be charged with failing to go through screening and obstructing a police officer. george. >> okay, mara, thanks very much. we turn to a state department employee under arrest charged with hacking the women's college e-mail seeking to black mailing them called sextortion and pierre thomas is tracking the case. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. state department employee michael ford is accused of targeting the e-mail accounts of 250 people. it appears mostly college women. in at least two cases he was allegedly able to hack the accounts of young women and steal photographs of them in various states of undress. according to prosecutors. the extortion began.
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one victim identified as jane doe received a startling e-mail allegedly from ford. attached was a photo in a compromising position. the writer said i found you. what do you think? he demanded she record videos of other girls and that if she did not he was going to release the compromising photos of her online. george, if true, a terrible case. >> sure is. real sick. okay, pierre, thanks very much. >> downright scary. now the latest on that massive recall. nearly 34 million air bags that could potentially explode about one in seven drivers affected and still looking for answers this morning waiting to learn if their car is at risk. abc's david kerley has the latest from washington. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, robin. as people start their commute they may not know whether the air bag in their steering wheel is part of the recall or passenger area because the government doesn't even have the numbers yet. air bag maker takata doubled the recall but whose car is recalled?
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>> if i go to, i can't even find out if my car is part of this. >> we have 11 different manufacturers to give us the data. it takes a while. we have to get it on line and make sure the parts will be available. >> reporter: the government is still waiting for carmakers to hand over numbers, which need them replaced to avoid the possibility that an air bag's explosive canister fractures into shards, shrapnel that killed five in the u.s. takata admits one out of every 160 recalled inflaters has shattered. the danger is real but the big unknown whether these replacement air bags will be safer than the recalled ones in the long term. >> if you can, get a replacement that will be safer than what you've got. nhtsa will be making sure to see that one is in your car that is safe for the time you have your vehicle. >> reporter: so the government hopes to have all those numbers on its website by early next week. how do you find your v.i.n. number?
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we're driving up right here, george. we'll show you. it's on the dash right underneath the windshield here. there are 17 letters and numbers. write them down much enter them into the system like i say early next week, find out if your car is part of this now expanded recall. >> david, thanks so much. now to the secret life of osama bin laden. a treasure trove of documents taken the night he was killed has just been released by the cia and shed new light on what he was thinking, reading and writing in his final days. our chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz in washington with all the details. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. this is a fascinating window into bin laden's years in hiding. years filled with trying to plot attacks on america while at the same time reading best-selling books about the u.s. efforts to hunt him down. the newly released documents collected from the bin laden compound by s.e.a.l. team 6 during the deadly raid in 2011. to one of his lieutenants he wrote "we have to focus on killing and fighting the
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american people." but the al qaeda lieutenants knew the u.s. was always watching. "we should be careful not to send big secrets by e-mail even encrypted" they wrote. drones, another big concern. you should change houses only on cloudy days. and to his wife who was traveling to join bin laden from iran he warned she must leave all of her belongings behind before joining him. some chips have been lately developed for eavesdropping, so small it is possible to implant a chip in some of the belongings. he even told her to have a filling replaced if it was less than a year old in case a transmitter had been hidden in her teeth. one of the more stunning documents, a job application for those seeking to join al qaeda. asking about hobbies, special skills and instructions to write legibly and then this, do you
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wish to execute a suicide operation? who should we contact in case you become a martyr? address and phone number, please. and bin laden's bookshelf filled with english language books including bob woodward's "obama's wars" and "the 9/11 report." this is just a small part of what was taken at the compound but administration officials say they are working to declassify many more documents, george. >> boy, that will be something. okay, martha, thanks very much. amy off today. dan harris has today's other top stories. you've got breaking news in the fight against isis. >> i do, good morning, everybody. isis fighters have seized control of another strategic city, palmyra dates back 2,000 years and mounting concern isis fighters will destroy those antiquities as they have in iraq. back in this country another police officer has been shot and killed in the line of duty. this one especially tragic. kerrie orozco died in a shootout
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with a suspect one day before she was scheduled to go on maternity leave. she is the tenth law enforcement officer to be killed by gunfire in america this year. >> conagra foods will pay a record fine of $11 million in connection with a salmonella outbreak traced to peanut butter. they pled guilty to shipping peter pan peanut tainted that got 600 people sick. it equates to what they make in the span much 90 minutes. in georgia surveillance cameras capturing these masked men ambushing a jewelry dealer outside a hotel. grabbing his gems and unleashing a plume of pepper spray but the jeweler fights back. that's him in the light-colored shirt and manages to unmask and unshirt one of the attackers and gets all of the jewels back. and finally here, a case study in how not to behave for men at a wedding. check out this slo-mo video of a guy and girlfriend at the reception when somebody throws her the bouquet.
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he says his catlike reflexes otherwise known as abject terror kick in as he swats it away. the boyfriend says that his girlfriend who was initially annoyed has come to think that the whole affair was, in fact, funny and if you believe that, you have never been in a relationship before. >> that's true. >> i assure you of that. >> notice the different reaction. men are laughing hysterically. we're like. women going, hmm. >> i'm feeling bad for the guy. >> you're feeling bad for the guy? >> for being such a jerk, yes. and having it exposed on national television. >> yeah. >> okay, nice save, nice save, george. >> i thought he was feeling bad just for getting busted. >> catlike reflex, well done, dan. in other funny news, last night we said good-bye to a legend, david letterman signing off for the last time after more than 30 years on late night tv and, boy, was it a star-studded celebration. ♪
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overnight, the end of an era. the longest running late night show host ever taking the stage one last time. >> it's beginning to look like i'm not going to get "the tonight show." >> i don't think. >> reporter: letterman getting a supersize star-studded sendoff including presidential tributes. >> our long national nightmare is over. letterman is retiring. >> you're just kidding, right? >> reporter: of course, one last top ten list. >> dave, did you know that you wear the same cologne as moammar gadhafi? >> i'm just glad your show is being given to another white guy. >> thanks for letting me take part in another hugely disappointing series finale. [ cheers and applause ] >> thanks for finally proving
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men can be funny. >> dave, i'll never have the money i owe you. >> oh, no. >> the notoriously private personality giving viewers a peek inside his home. >> high school prom. tell me this, how come justin bieber crashes a high school prom. it's cool. when i do it, it's creepy. >> that's what we do. 33 years. >> reporter: and turning the spotlight on his family in the audience for the final show. >> thank you for being my family. i love you both and really nothing else matters, does it? [ cheers and applause ] and before the show harry wanted me to introduce his buddy tommy roboto. tommy, right there. there's tommy. go get 'em, tommy. >> reporter: summing up his legacy as only he could. >> the people who watch the show, there's nothing i can do to ever repay you, thank you for everything, you've given me everything. and thank you again.
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>> reporter: and with his favorite band, the foo fighters there to play him off. ♪ >> reporter: one final farewell from a late night legend. >> who for the last time on a television program, thank you and good night. [ cheers and applause ] >> wow the end of an era. >> funny but heart felt. >> i was just asking have you guys ever been on? have you been guests? >> yes and you're scared out of your wits but he's so great. >> very cold studio. >> he has a warm heart. >> tommy had a great time. >> very sweet. >> he wasn't scared. >> ginger, you got this tornado behind you. >> yes, one of 26 reported severe storm reports. we've got it here. you can see the video of that tornado in tennessee but that's not what we're concerned about necessarily. it's the flash flooding in the same areas in texas. at least 200 homes evacuated in wichita falls. see what it's doing to the roads
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the flash brotherser something like that. drizzle, light rain on the east side of the san mateo bridge. also sfo. peninsula getting wet too. 32 minute flight delays average here. as far as temperatures, running in the mid to upper 50s. mild morning though moist. and as we head throughout the afternoon hours, it's not quite as damp as this morning. as we try to sweep l.a. cloudy, 12:49, 59. 61 by the end of the game. scattered
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good morning, america. right now police hunting for this man, suspect in the brutal murder of that family in a washington mansion. dna from leftover domino's pizza reveals his identity. also right now a state of emergency declared for that oil spill off the coast of california. popular beaches shut down for the holiday weekend. and a new investigation finds your dog could be in danger of serious injury during a routine trip to the groomer. >> we got a lot to get to, also big milestone today. disneyland celebrating its 60th anniversary. >> we'll take you behind the scenes, an exclusive sneak peek at the new spectacular kept secret until now. hey, jesse palmer, there he is. he's in the middle of it all. cannot wait to see what they're revealing for you ahead. first we'll look at this fbi
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investigation of a possible serial shooter on the loose in colorado where a man was killed riding his bicycle and investigators now looking for a possible link to another shooting on a nearby highway. abc's tom llamas here with the story. good morning, tom. >> reporter: good morning to you. they love the outdoors in colorado but these shootings have people there very scared. so now some runners and cyclists are changing their schedules and avoiding major roadways hoping not to be the next target. this morning, fbi agents are joining police hunting for a killer. 48-year-old john jacoby of windsor, colorado, found dead monday shot twice while riding his bicycle. >> john was known by many people, loved by all. >> reporter: jacoby's death coming less than one month after 20-year-old cori romero was driving home on a nearby interstate and was shot in the neck. >> it's on both sides of my neck. i'm just really scared. >> reporter: investigators now concerned the two cases could be linked. the two incidents are among a series of recent events on colorado roads in the last
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month. several drivers report having their windows blown out though it's not clear if gunfire was the cause even the possibility of a serial shooter has people worried. >> i think obviously people are going to be concerned when they hear of something like this, especially with two incidents. within a relatively close proximity to each other. >> reporter: romero survived but this morning many are on edge. >> you don't think something like that would happen to you just driving home from work. >> reporter: now a triathlon originally scheduled for the weekend in windsor has been canceled. the organizer posting on facebook they are not comfortable with the risk. investigators are hoping for a break. >> it would be extremely helpful if we could get a citizen to come forward. >> reporter: to solve a deadly mystery. >> right now there are heightened patrols on the interstate as investigators try to see if these shootings and windshield fractures are all connected. robin. >> all right, tom, thank you. now to a wild car chase. a car thief driving the wrong way on california highways.
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the criminal even calling 911 telling police to back off. the suspect still on the loose this morning. and abc's aditi roy has that story. >> i almost got head-on by some maniac. >> reporter: 911 calls pouring in during a late night police chase on california freeways monday. >> i saw a car going the wrong way. >> reporter: but among the calls one that stunned authorities. >> if you don't stop chasing me, i'm going to crash. >> reporter: that panicked voice coming from the wrong way driver himself telling police to back off. >> are you the driver driving the wrong way? >> yes, i am. tell them to stop chasing me. >> reporter: officials say they started getting calls about the suspect around 11:30 p.m. after they say he stole a honda. >> he's still going westbound in the eastbound lanes on highway 4. >> reporter: with the police chopper above tracking his every move, authorities say the
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suspect reached speeds of 110 miles an hour. >> tell the helicopter to get off me. >> reporter: his terrifying final words to the dispatcher. >> ma'am, someone is going to die. >> reporter: the suspect eventually crashing into this suv in berkeley. inside, zia yarrow. >> out of nowhere. >> out of nowhere. i didn't even see it. >> reporter: but the chase didn't end there. police chasing the suspect on foot. he escaped. what do you make of his calls? >> it just shows his state of mind and how dangerous he was to the public. he had no regard for anyone else's safety. >> reporter: california highway patrol officers are following leads and are hopeful this runaway wrong-way driver will end up in jail. for "good morning america," aditi roy, abc news, berkeley, california. some frightening moments from a high school whale watching trip. a rogue wave slammed the students' boat sending eight to the hospital. abc's reena ninan has the story. >> be advised the ship is almost at dock. >> reporter: overnight scary moments at sea for a group of high schoolers off the
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massachusetts coast. >> i was terrified. i didn't think that a wave that big could hit the boat. >> reporter: a rogue wave slamming into the side of this 75-foot boat. out on a whale watching trip. >> everyone went sliding down because no one was holding on. >> reporter: the wave as high as eight feet combined with 20-knot winds creating conditions so rough some of the 112 on board passed out. >> you're gonna have two units as well. >> ambulances meeting the boat as it made its way back to the dock. eight people rushed to an area hospital. this, the latest rogue wave, to wreak havoc. just a few weeks ago 30-foot waves struck that cruise ship loaded with 2500 passengers forcing the boat to wait in open seas for two days before docking in sydney harbour. just last month this woman swept away by a massive wave off the coast of ireland. knocking her 40 feet down. incredibly she survived the fall.
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this morning all students who were taken to the hospital in plymouth have been released most with cuts and bruises but maybe thinking twice about setting back to sea any time soon. >> i never want to go on another whale watch again. i didn't think that the ocean was going to be that bad. >> reporter: for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. >> can't blame her for that. >> no. ginger has real strong storms in texas. >> really and dallas, a ground stop. see the pictures. lightning just intense. we have seen it flash and flash and flash on this camera throughout the morning hours and that heavy rain is all part of that flash flood watch we were showing earlier from there through oklahoma through the weekend going to be a mess. another part of a different storm, you've got the hail from florida yesterday. this is just north and east of orlando. two pockets of severe storms today. one in west texas, just west of san angelo that includes del rio and another that includes greenville and wilmington, both north and south carolina on the lookout. >> morning, i am meteorologist
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mike nicco we will have heavy drizzle at coast. 50s this and the rest of us in the 60. here is my seven-day forecast, it will be wet again tomorrow but a drying trend begins in the evening and through >> all that weather brought to you by deluxe and, dan, shall we do a little name that cloud. do you remember, what is this. >> large red fluffy cloud. i believe is the scientific term. >> the technical name. >> very good. mammatus. >> you know that. >> i missed that day in meteorology school. >> thank you, ginger. coming up, "gma investigates." could your dogs be in danger when taken to a groomer and what happens if your pet is a victim. weight loss breakthrough. the new implant that could be the key to shedding those pounds for good. come on back.
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back now at 7:41 with "gma investigates" and this morning dog grooming dangers. there have been dozens of reported cases of animals being abused and mishandled by groomers. it's a completely unregulated
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business and abc's cecilia vega has more on the potential risks for your pets. >> reporter: like so many loving dog owners hanna hartman spends big bucks to keep her 7-year-old shih tzu joey looking clean and cute. but hanna says what should have been a routine trip to a groomer at petco last year turned tragic when joey came home unable to walk. what are the doctors telling you about what they think happened. >> the traumatic injury was the result of joey falling off the table. >> reporter: after receiving major hip surgery, joey needed physical therapy to learn how to walk again. >> the total for all of the medical bills about $7,000. >> reporter: $7,000. petco eventually settled with hanna but refused to comment on the case. "gma investigates" discovering dozens of cases of alleged pet grooming abuse and neglect throughout the country across numerous companies.
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one instance, caught on camera, watch as this groomer pulls on this dog's leg inside a petco grooming room in georgia. petco later terminated the employee writing in a statement "there are strict grooming protocols in place to ensure the safety and well-being of pets and we are very concerned by the conduct of the groomer in this video." >> dogs being injured at groomers is a pretty significant problem. >> reporter: animal rights organizations peta wants more oversight of it and unregulated industry. currently no state requires groomers to be licensed. >> we, unfortunately, hear about a lot of incidents, some animals are strangled when they fall off of grooming tables and some animals are abused by groomers who get violent and you're not there to protect your dog. >> i found out the hard way. >> reporter: rosemary's 6-year-old shih tzu bizou died. being groomed at a competing chain. >> i sought out a large chain thinking everybody there was licensed to find out they're not. this way was shocking.
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>> reporter: she sued the groomer and settled out of court. today she is pushing new jersey to pass a law that would require pet groomers to be licensed. >> there will be some kind of legislation so you know when you go in, you'll get a licensed professional and not somebody who may be doing it for the summer to make a paycheck. there's a big difference. >> reporter: what can you do if your pet is a victim? >> start by telling the owner of the establishment. report it to the police because every state has a cruelty to animals statute. basically tell everyone. don't let a groomer get away with this. >> reporter: hanna says she'll keep complaining until something changes. >> there needs to be something in place so that there are people who are trained who are taking care of our pets. >> reporter: for "good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news, san francisco. >> got to fight for your family. >> who knew about the licensing? not knowing that. thank goodness for the good groomers out there makes me appreciate them more. >> absolutely. coming up on "gma," "the speed feed" and is this about to be the most viral video ever?
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all right, daniel, what do you have for us in "the speed feed"? >> i like that. only my mom calls me daniel. are you one of those people who ignores the safety instructions when you fly? here's one you might watch. delta calling it the internet guest safety video on the internet. there have been 700,000 clicks on youtube in less than a day for this thing peppered with some of the most popular viral sensation. double rainbow guy maybes an appearance. the harlem shake is in there. >> oh. >> and the screaming goat that lara loves. there's harlem shake and the screaming goat is in there a little bit. i think we might be able to listen to it. >> he's not screaming. he's talking. >> cigarettes -- >> watch this. >> you can barely hear him. thinking of safety one of the things don't do a diet coke and mentos experiment on your flight. >> no. >> remember the stars of charlie bit my finger eight years ago.
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they have more than 800 million views on these guys. here they are now. >> wow. >> that's not him. >> there they are. >> there we go. >> hey, you'll see eight years later, charlie as you'll see as this thing plays out he's still trying to bite his older brother's finger. >> that really hurts still. >> you remember that, ginger. >> and there he is, he's going to bite him. >> let me just -- >> nasty and my favorite cameo of all time, of course, the roomba cat keeping the aisles safe. >> all dog lovers -- >> and cat lover. no, i love a good cat. i do, dan. >> i had cats growing up. >> we support your enthusiasm. >> i appreciate it. robin has been supporting me by wearing lion slippers. >> you're a good friend to bust me. >> yeah, right. >> it's cold. it's cold this morning. >> also top trend on twitter.
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disney's new world of color celebrate show and jesse palmer is at disneyland. hey, jesse. >> world of colors trending for a reason. i went behind the scenes and interviewed neil patrick harris. and stick around. we're going to take you on a behind the scenes look. all coming up. coming up "gma's" mega "deals & steals" brought to you by bank of america. use your bankamericard cash rewards credit card for these deals and earn cash back.
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now from abc 7 news. >> good morning, i'm eric thomas. three suspects in custody for a deadly hit-and-run in san francisco. the trio was arrested yesterday investigator says they were being chasinged after an armed robbery last month when they hit and killed a woman. mike has a look at the weather. >> tracking spotty drizzle. good morning, everybody. sfo, you can see on the lens the reason why going to the game, spotty drizzle possible. temperature around 60. be breezy also. my accuweather seven-day forecast chance of wet weather through tomorrow afternoon. one new crash on the done barton bridge westbound at
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high-rise. one lane blocked bay bridge, drying out. but the traffic is jam-packed as you head in from the east bay. going to take 18 to 20 minutes to make it into san francisco. >> thank you. the news continues now with "good morning america."
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. weight loss breakthrough. the tiny implant that could offer new hope for people struggling with obesity. ♪ blame it on the night ♪ wedding warning. "gma investigates" the big business of counterfeit dresses. >> i was crying. i was hysterical. >> how not to be ripped off right before you walk down the aisle. ♪ i need your love ♪ brokenhearted and bouncing back, the woman at the center of the most controversial "bachelorette" yet. what really happened with the man who chased after her and her hopes for finding love. ♪ because i'm happy clap along ♪ and jesse palmer in disneyland for our huge live celebration. ♪ because i'm happy ♪ >> good morning, america.
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>> and we're not only live in times square, we are live at disneyland. look at it fountains at the world of color celebrate. once in a lifetime event, disneyland celebrating 60 spectacular years. >> as we told you, world of color already one of the top trends on twitter overnight. so much excitement about this. jesse palmer is right there smack dab in the middle of it all. jesse. >> that's right. this really is the happiest place on earth. never more so with all the new sights and sounds that disney has planned for its 60th year anniversary just like my my new buddy mack. he's one of the stars of disney's new paint the night parade debuting this week. i have had a chance to catch up with the most famous faces in the world and ridden on the iconic rides in the world
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plus i go one-on-one with neil patrick harris, the host of disney's new world of color celebrate spectacular. i've had such an amazing time. i cannot wait to share it with you all. lara. >> we can feel your energy, jess. that's terrific. thank you. and also on the show today, special mega "deals & steals," everything you need for a great wedding, and ginger is with tory with a flash deal right now. >> this flash deal would be awesome for bridesmaids gifts. >> i love these. these are from the knot by wedding star. 15 different styles. we've got a whole bunch of them here. i love the rope for the handle. you can personalize, and that's free and an amazing deal, normally $25 each, these are slashed hugely, just $10 today only at on yahoo! lots more coming up. >> 10 bucks. george, 10 bucks. >> just in time for the first big summer weekend. that's great. now we got to get to dan with "the morning rundown." >> hey, guys, a big break this morning in the d.c. mansion
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murder mystery. a manhunt now under way for the suspected killer. sources familiar with the case say police used dna evidence from a leftover pizza ordered before the fire to identify 34-year-old daron dylon wint as a key suspect in the quadruple homicide of the savopoulos family and their housekeeper. sources also say an assistant to savopoulos, the father, dropped off $40,000 in cash at the house while the victims were being held captive. overseas this morning, the terror group isis now controls more than half of the nation of syria after capturing the city of palmyra, which is home to ancient ruins. this comes only days after isis took control of ramadi, a strategic city in western iraq. a state of emergency is in effect right now in california after an oil spill off the coast of beautiful santa barbara. up to 105,000 gallons have leaked from a ruptured pipeline. the slick stretching for nine miles. the company that runs the pipeline reportedly has a history of safety and maintenance infractions.
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in medical news this morning scientists say a revolutionary new device the size of a matchbox could be the most effective weapon yet in the fight against obesity and abc's linsey davis explains how it works. >> reporter: this morning, new hope for the nearly one-third of obese adult americans in the form of a tiny implant called the v-bloc. the fda approved pacemaker-like device is implanted into the abdomen. it works by sending electrical pulses through the nerve pathway between the brain and the stomach helping patients to feel full. >> the patients have less hunger, more satiety. and they can actually go longer between meals in terms of eating. >> reporter: the gadget is only available to those severely overweight and who have at least one medical problem related to obesity. in trials the average patient lost 28% of their excess body weight. it only takes a short outpatient procedure to insert the device which is now commercially available in the u.s.
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for mike magnant who has been using the v-bloc since 2011, the results have been life changing. >> i've lost 70 pounds. my blood pressure, i've cut my medication in half. >> reporter: but doctors caution this is not a quick fix. >> there are some risks here, nausea, chest pain. you don't want to go into this without fully considering all of your options. >> reporter: for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> a fascinating development. linsey, our thanks to you. and finally, like it or not selfies have become a permanent fixture of modern life. so here's a tip, when posing with an elephant use a selfie stick because your arms, well, they're probably not long enough and be sure that you have enough bananas on hand to keep the elephant interested or the elephant will steal your camera and take his own selfie or in this case what they're calling an elfie. >> elfie. >> this elfie resulted from the fact that that elephant took this guy's camera and apparently
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took pictures. >> no way. >> i don't think he knew what he was doing. i think he was holding that camera for ransom because he wanted more bananas. >> could be. could be. >> yes, i'm pretty sure. >> how did he hit the button? i don't get it. >> no, i think it was rolling on its own. it was a gopro taking pictures intermittent. have i answered all of your technical questions? >> when you sit in that chair it becomes a "pop news" investigation. >> do i ask you questions about the weather? do i do that? >> yes. >> yes, you do, dan. take a look at these wedding dresses, all part of our "gma" investigation into counterfeit gowns and lara is over in the social square. >> i am, george, wishing i was over there. you guys are having so much fun. but first here's what's coming up on the "gma morning menu." we do have new concerns for you about energy drinks and teenagers. sales are booming, but are they safe? and the booted bachelorette is speaking out. britt telling all about what really happened when she left that show. and tory johnson is here with mega wedding deals. you don't want to miss them.
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advertises to be all natural and it's trying to reach a new audience of gapers. >> hi, i'm going to hit the late -- >> reporter: doug martin who is sponsored by gfuel plays video games up to 12 hours a day. >> when i'm playing in a big tournament it makes me feel alert and confident. i never had a crash or a jitter. >> reporter: but doctors say it has the same amount of caffeine as other energy drinks. >> this energy drink that's proclaiming to be natural and healthy has taken out of it the chemicals in sugars but it's incorporated in what they're calling herbals or natural substances. these actually interact with the caffeine and can be more dangerous. >> reporter: we reached out to gamma labs for comment. the company saying the ingredients in gfuel are blended at ratios to maximize focus and concentration. among energy drinks we are one of the healthiest choices on the market and as with any calf nated product moderation
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is advisable. some energy drink manufacturers have come under attack for marketing to children. causing the top makers to stop targeting kids under 12 years old. but overall, sales still booming. >> one-third much video gamers are under the age of 18. they're into motocross, skateboarding, women in bikini, all of these are used in the marketing campaigns. that's not an accident. >> reporter: for "good morning america," paula faris, abc news, new york. >> okay, dr. jen ashton here now and these things are labeled all natural but all natural isn't always good. >> that doesn't always mean safe. look at this as a visual analogy. i thought dan might be hungry so i brought him some breakfast. these represent some of the ingredients that you can see in a lot of energy drinks, so if you look at yogurt as the caffeine, blueberries as something like sugar. granola as something called guarana and raspberries as taurine, but when you mix them together as you do in a lot of
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energy drinks, grab that, lara, then they have -- they can have different effects and the fact is, you just don't know how they're going to add up. >> there's new research that says that these drinks have the possibility of linking to other problems. >> right, now, listen, you have to consider this to be clear in moderation, a little bit of energy drink certainly in an adult, no problem. when you're talking about teens and adolescents that's where you can get into trouble and the literature has found an association, not a cause and effect but association between these energy drinks and things like increased use of video game, decrease in sleep, caffeine toxicity and go on to see other high risk behavior, alcohol consumption and smoking and decreased school performance. this is something we need to be on the lookout for. >> you mentioned video gaming. do we know anything more about extended -- >> research is ongoing. almost every teenager including my son is doing it. a little bit can be fine. they've actually shown some positive effects with something like nintendo wii with traumatic brain injuries.
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>> i'm told by my son there are many positive effects. >> my son too so we'll be following it. we don't know a lot. and research is continuing. >> when you finish mixing that, can you hand it down here? >> yes. >> taking questions all morning on twitter. >> exactly. >> thank you. >> you bet. now, on the "gma investigates," just as wedding season really gets going, for brides the right dress is one of the most important parts of the big day and mara schiavocampo is back as a word of warning about dresses that turn out to be disasters. what's this about, mara. >> reporter: a lot of brides finding their big day is ruined with 9 average cost of a gown more than $1300 a growing number of brides are seeking a bargain online but what they're finding is that looks can be deceiving and sometimes you get what you pay for. ♪ it's what nearly every woman hopes will be her dream day, not a nightmare.
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>> i was crying, i was hysterical. >> reporter: to save money and time in planning her wedding new mom sara weber ordered her dress online. here's what she wanted. a beautiful lace gown, but when it arrived just two weeks before the wedding she says it looked nothing like the picture. >> there's black dirt on the bottom of the dress. strings hanging out the bottom. it's heartbreaking when you want something to look so beautiful and it just is a hot mess. >> reporter: there are tons of websites, many based in china selling wedding dressing and bridal party attire some customers have found to be subpar. on sitejabber thousands of complaints and facebook has pages devoted to dress disasters. >> these dresses smell like fish. >> reporter: "gma investigates" ordered three dresses from chinese based websites with complaints to see what would happen. we sent exact measurements, one of our producers standing in for
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a bride and bridesmaid. two had real problems. >> we can't zip this shut. this won't stay up. it didn't arrive totally clean. a lot of the edges are unfinished. >> reporter: but it's not just brides getting a bum deal. some sites are outright stealing designs offering designer dresses at a fraction of the price even taking photos from designers' websites but what brides get is often far from the real deal. the problem so bad the american bridal and prom industry association just released a public service announcement. >> i've been hearing a lot of horror stories. >> reporter: we visited martin thornburgh, head designer for david tutara wedding gowns to see how different the fakes are from the real thing. how does it feel to you when you see the counterfeit of your design? >> it's very upsetting. you would almost call it a halloween costume. >> reporter: he ordered these dress, rip-offs of his own designs from 1 of 1100 counterfeit dress websites that a federal court ordered to shut down. >> on this dress, you can see
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they've used all plastic stones. that's why these look black. >> reporter: the fakes cost less than $320. his real designs are nearly a thousand dollars more. thankfully for sara she found a new dress at david's bridal and got rush alterations. >> spend a little bit of extra money because in the long run, it'll be worth it. >> now, aside from some of the smaller details one of the big issue is fit where a bride will notice if her dress is slipping down or can't zip it up. if you have a question where to find an authenticated retailer, go to the designer's site. they will have a list of authenticated ones. one is fake. one is real. the issue is -- >> really that. >> that's going to be the biggest problem. your big day. you don't want to do this all day. >> no. >> as you said you get what you pay for. >> absolutely. >> all right, mara, thank you. indeed, next on our "gma heat index." the booted bachelorette britt nilsson didn't win the hearts of
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the men that sent her packing in favor of kaitlyn but may have found love anyway. abc's nick watt spoke with her. >> reporter: this season the bachelorette began with two ladies and the guys got to choose which one stayed. you thought you were going to be the one. >> i really did. >> brit, unfortunately you're not going to be the bachelorette. >> i almost wish i hadn't met them. because that makes it a lot harder to walk away from. >> reporter: so you were doing a lot of crying in the back of that car. are you okay? >> i'm okay now. but i was not in a great place at that moment in time. >> reporter: kaitlyn bristowe now gets to choose which hunk she wants to marry. you indicate kait, right? >> no, not at all. >> reporter: i don't believe you, britt. >> i promise. >> reporter: who do you think you would have chosen out of the men? >> i can't say that. >> reporter: why not? >> can i? >> reporter: why not? >> i really remember ben.
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i really liked jerrod. he was sweet. jonathan i really liked. brady was really sweet. >> reporter: brady actually left the show to pursue britt. >> if i'm honest with you, myself, my heart is with the woman who left a couple of hours ago. >> reporter: come on. brady. >> brady is an amazing person and -- >> reporter: is he? >> yeah, i cannot give anything away but he does come find me which is a really, really sweet and honorable move, i think. >> reporter: are you going to be watching at home and crying and eating a pint of ice cream? >> i will, definitely. >> reporter: you know who she chooses? >> i know how everything goes, but i cannot, no. >> reporter: nothing? >> huh-uh. your accent is like convincing me a little bit but, no. >> reporter: i'm less interested in kaitlyn. i want to know what happens with britt and brady and we will find out on the show. for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> nick, get me info and "the
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bachelorette" is on this monday night 9:00, 8:00 central on abc. outside to ginger with the weather. >> that nick watt accent is convincing, by the way. where are you from? >> san francisco. >> from san francisco, that's perfect because we are starting on the west coast. there are some brush fires north of burbank where we begin. this one was small and got that under control but there was one in arizona just south of tucson almost to the mexican border 2,000 acres still only about 20% contained. so we're watching for those brush fires again today, but that upper level low is the one causing the showers and in the sierra, some higher level snow so the snow elevation up there, but you can see west to east spokane going for a high of 81, denver, 61. >> only, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the microclimate forecast. you will need an up agreed in the next 36 hours with scattered drizzle and light showers, trending dry and warm and the
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pattern holds next week. the temperatures look like they have all week, mid-to-upper 50s along the coast and low-to-mid 60s along the bay and maybe 70 inland. tonight we are in the low-to-mid 50s with a chance of wet weather again. here is my seven-day forecast: we are finally back to normal >> and a big thank you for your service. where are you based? >> out of norfolk, virginia. >> norfolk, virginia. all right. let's get inside. >> fleet week, yes. fleet week! we were just in here going fleet week, fleet week. >> no, you were doing that. >> okay, i was. ginger, get in here please. "pop news" time. you guys hear that song? ♪ come on, dan. >> you don't want me to sing. >> yes, i do. >> do your dance. >> keep going with the segment. >> all right. wah-wah. 50 years after their first number one hit "satisfaction" the stones back and fans say better than ever giving them some satisfaction with a secret concert last night in l.a. take a listen.
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♪ brown sugar how come you dance so good ♪ >> great song. so this was the first time the fans got to hear the entire catalog from their 1971 album "sticky fingers" fans heard about the wednesday night show in a small hollywood theater that morning when tickets went on sale for $5 a seat. >> wow! >> ah. i mean, what a treat. mick and keith, 71 years young in fine form. >> 71? >> yes, sounding great. bringing down the house on the heels of their much anticipated north american zip code tour which starts sunday in san diego. >> they still got it. >> they absolutely do. favorite stones song. >> for me i go old. i love "exile on main street." i love that whole album. ♪ wild horses ♪ >> sing it. >> great song. >> exactly. exactly, dan. please allow me to introduce myself.
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my next segment -- as we mentioned earlier, star-studded lineup last night to send david letterman off in style after 3 1/2 decades on the air. even celebs who couldn't be there made sure to let dave know they love him. jennifer lawrence says it all. a picture of herself with a sign that reads "don't do this. no one is sick of you. it's all in your head." i love that. oprah tweeted "my last ha ha with dave tonight." #thanksdave along with a picture of herself in his chair and bette midler, who sang johnny carson off the air during his final show tweeted "33 years of superb invention on his part and laughter on ours" and added, "it went by so fast." we couldn't have said it better. he truly was one of a kind. >> absolutely. >> uh-huh. yep. >> i used to fall asleep to his show every night when i was in
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college. >> or stay up late. >> or stay up late. >> finally, everybody, big news from a music and hollywood legend. do we have it? ♪ nobody ♪ >> throwback action for you. 1964, barbra streisand singing "rain on my parade." doing anything but though this morning giving fans the definitive look into her life. there have been many books on the brooklyn native but she's finally able to talk about the way she was with her own memoir. the funny girl writing her memoir which will be released in 2017. promises to set the record straight on a number of myths that have appeared in unauthorized biographies. the publisher says it will cover the star's entire life and career. sounds like a must read. >> great singing voice. >> i can't wait. >> so many stories. >> a lot more coming up including mega "deals & steals" to save big on all your wedding essentials. there is tory right there in
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times square. >> we go back out to disneyland too i think. >> yeah. >> check that out. much more of "gma" ahead. stick around.
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now from abc 7 news. >> good morning, i'm kristen sze. the warriors try to defend home court advantage in the finals. golden state beat houston to take 1-0 lead in the series tuesday. dwight howard is questionable for tonight's game after suffering a sprained left knee. historically conference finals teams up 2-0 have won the series 94% of the time. we like those odds. the odds are good you're sitting in traffic. southbound side of 680 is a busy drive. also northbound, in fact we are looking at several vehicles that have made it out on to the roads and slowing things down. we do have a crash in hayward, southbound side of 880 at 8th street causing backups but
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game? sweep l.a. that's what we're going togo going to do, 60, cloudy, drizzle or [ cheers and applause ] welcome back, everyone, to "gma." that is our spectacular shot of the fountains at disneyland, the brand-new world of color celebrate show, and we have jesse palmer there riding down main street with some of his dearest friends, mickey and minnie, kicking off disneyland's diamond celebration. >> 60 years of disneyland, disney magic. this is their biggest party ever, right, jesse? >> no doubt about it, george. it is such a thrilling time to be a fan of disney, and right now i'm actually riding in the very same main street fire truck that walt disney rode in. in fact, he took one of his final photographs in this vehicle at disneyland but the
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60-year anniversary is all about the spectacle that walt disney shared with us all. i'm going to give you a vip look at all of this including my one-on-one interview with neil patrick harris, the host of disney's dazzling world of color. george. >> cannot wait for all that, jesse. it looks great. lara, look at the setup you have for "deals & steals." >> let me head on over and show you guys. wedding season is upon us. so we thought, i don't know, perfect time for a mega "deals & steals" with bridal bargains. tory is here, and let's get right to it. cory. >> we even have our real rose petals here. we spared no expense for this. first up from nina, shoes. >> i love these shoes. >> these are amazing. this is just a small assortment. there are four different styles to choose from whether you are the bride, bridesmaid, guest at the wedding and it's not just these colors but when you go online, you'll see a big assortment of colors. normally these start at $89 all slashed in half to start at 44.50. >> these are always really good
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for award show season. >> absolutely, absolutely. okay, next up, so the invitations, invitations cost a lot of money, and you can look like the pros without breaking the budget. these are from gartner studios and these are designed to print at home on your own computer so you get the blank set and then you get free downloadable templates and you can choose the style that you like best. invitations, thank you card, rsvp cards, big assortment online. normally these kits start at $35 but today slashed in half so really they're starting at $17.50. >> this is a huge saving for a couple. >> big savings. >> big savings. i highly encourage doing that. >> okay, so next up, the jewelry. this is from danielle stevens, it's her bridal collection. all sterling silver pieces with faceted cz stones, and what i love about these too is that ideally for a bride, bridesmaids or frankly the -- >> "gma" member. >> yes, exactly. >> any time of day, right. i think these are gorgeous and a big, big deal on these and also a big assortment that you'll see when you go online.
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normally starting at $135, these are slashed in a big way today by 77%. $28 to $38. >> that is awesome. >> and free shipping. free shipping. >> these are really, really pretty. >> you know what, nina shoes has free shipping too. you are going to love this because this was inspired by patterns at the very chic paris flea market. one of my favorite companies around glitterville, so look at this. these are melamine plates, i always say it wrong -- are they stunning? they're so durable. 46 how about these, these are amazing. plastic never looked so good. big assortment if you're doing an outdoor wedding. i think this is fabulous for a bridal shower. >> yeah. >> huge savings here. >> like a beach theme wedding. >> absolutely. >> really fun. >> normally starting from $3.50 to $36, everything slashed in half. so really starting at $1.75. go crazy and then last but not least from my m&m. so this is great for bridal showers. >> i will check. make sure -- >> little favor packs that you
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get to personalize, so you can do the big apothecary jar or 50 of these, 48 of these. big, big assortment when you go online, and i think these are also great to make for graduation parties coming up. any kind of party you have coming up. normally starting at $105 because you're getting a huge fat big assortment slashed in half, $53. and we should say that everybody who joins us today is getting a gift certificate from my m&m to create their own. >> oh, that's great. thank you so much. and, hey, guy, thank you to the companies for providing these deals. go to on yahoo! get the code, get the links for these bargains then there are three more exclusives from tory and you're back tomorrow. >> in the park. jessie j. >> first friday in the park. i'm so excited. tory has some great deals. robin, in to you. i'll bring you m&ms. >> oh, please do. >> we've been looking forward to this. i'm here with designer and illustrator emily mcdowell. she has a new line of empathy cards that are lighting up the internet. they feature touching yet witty messages for people who want to be there for a loved one going through a rough time but just
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can't find the right words. is that right, emily? >> yeah, it is. it's hard to find the right words. we really have a hard time doing that. you know, our culture doesn't really teach us how to do that. >> it really doesn't, so you help us along the way. >> i'm trying. >> with some good -- i love this one. where's the journey card? oh, gosh. i promise never to refer to your journey -- your illness as a journey unless someone is taking you on a cruise. >> yes. >> that's perfect. that's perfect. so tell us the meaning behind these. >> thank you. so, you know, i personally had cancer 15 years ago. i had hodgkin's lymphoma, and when i was sick, people -- one that was surprising and hard was how nobody knew what to say and even people who are really well intentioned and trying, you know, when you get sick, you feel like an alien, and your reality is suddenly so different than everyone around you, and so when people try to relate sometimes the things that they
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say that come out of their mouth end up you feel worse or -- or people disappear because they don't know what to say. >> right. >> and that's really hard too, and i really wanted to make something that spoke to people that were going through a hard time because get well cards traditionally, there's not much for people who are very sick. >> there's a misunderstanding of people who have gone through it. i know you had a friend, amy. >> yes. >> after you had your illness and she did, and that also opened your eyes to wanting to do something for people. >> it really did. it really did. after i went into remission, i really sort of put it behind me and then amy got sick four years ago, and i realized really for the first time -- >> there you are together. yes. >> i realized for the first time that my experience had given me a perspective where i could speak to people who are going through an illness in a way that maybe some other people couldn't. >> what's your favorite card? >> my personal favorite card is this one. >> what is it?
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>> it says, when life gives you lemons, i won't tell you a story about my cousin's friend who died of lemons. >> what do you mean by that? i know what you mean by that. >> i mean that sometimes when you're sick, a thing that happens a lot is people will come up to you and trying to relate, it's all really well intentioned, will say, oh, my gosh, you know, you have this, oh, i know someone who had this and they died, and you're like why did you just tell me that? >> what do you do with that? >> what do you do with that? >> it is awkward for people, but as you said, it's well intended and you found different ways of making gifts because people are always asking me, what can i give, what can i do? and so you put some gift items. >> oh, yeah, well, these are just -- my whole line, so i have a whole line of cards and gifts beyond empathy cars and my whole line is about telling the truth and creating things that are relatable to people and make people laugh and have fun, and so these are -- we do notepads and mugs and stuff like that,
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but these are -- the certificate is an everyday achievement award, so it's fill in a word notepad certificates for life's small triumphs so for like putting your laundry away or teachers give them to their students or parents give them to their kids. >> great. thank you, emily. i'm going to go shopping here at this table right now. i've had some friends going through it and could really benefit from this. thank you very much. >> thank you. >> for sharing your creativity and you can learn more about emily's creative designs on our website, go to on yahoo! now back out to ginger. >> and robin, my friend mariah and i were just talking. she's from houston. i was saying, it's a good thing you're missing out on the heavy rain coming in the next couple of days. let's look at what was happening in wichita falls. so much rain, they've had more than 12 inches just this month. more than 20 for this year. that is a ton for that region that was in all of that. now flash flood watches and warnings from oklahoma down to south texas and more rain for the weekend. >> morning, i am meteorologist
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mike nicco we will have heavy drizzle at coast. 50s this and the rest of us in the 60. here is my seven-day forecast, it will be wet again tomorrow but a drying trend begins in the evening and through the >> all that weather brought to you by frontline plus. george. >> thank you, ginger. we are counting down to the big kickoff of our summer concert series less than 24 hours away from jessie j, set to get things off to a red hot start. you know she'll deliver a masterpiece. ♪ you need a bad girl to blow your mind ♪ >> she's music's hottest hitmaker exploding on the charts. ♪ bang bang into the room ♪ >> selling more than 20 million singles. over 3 million albums. ♪ i'm burning up ♪ >> and tomorrow morning you get to wake up with jessie j to watch her burn up the "gma" stage. ♪ i'm burning up ♪ >> in just six years jessie j has gone from youtube singing sensation. ♪ i'm going crazy ♪ >> to a worldwide phenom.
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♪ ooh ooh ooh ♪ >> busting on to the scene with six top singles from her debut album. ♪ take me down like i'm a domino ♪ >> she's written songs for miley and britney and on friday she's delivering her new masterpiece to you. ♪ masterpiece ♪ >> the uk singer sporting a top ten album of her own and hit on the soundtrack for box office smash "pitch perfect 2." ♪ >> the soundtrack lighting up the charts, number one across the board. jessie j -- ♪ wait a minute i'm going to take you there ♪ >> -- taking us there tomorrow morning only on "gma." summer concert series kicks off tomorrow with jessie j. we've got so much more ahead. going back to disneyland and get ready to fire up those grills. the best tips for memorial day weekend coming right up. ♪ "gma's" mega "deals & steals" is brought to you by bank of america. use your bankamericard cash rewards credit card for these deals and earn cash back.
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es memorial day weekend almost upon us. that means it's time to fire up the grill. here to help us this morning is celebrity chef jeff mauro, host of "sandwich king" and co-host of "the kitchen" on food network. thanks for coming in. >> thanks for having me. beautiful times square. smells great.
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>> yes. as you said, you brought us a light breakfast. >> i did. we have pork dogs and burgers and we'll get to all that in a second but the number one tip i can give you when grilling, this is the beginning of grilling season, memorial day, right? i partnered up with king's hawaiian because they're the softest, tastiest bread and it's going to be perfect for this meat. treat your meat right first. treat your grill right. get a little oil. get a little towel here, right. reserve one of your towels for the grill and just do this. just do that really quick before you put your meat on. >> but make sure you don't get burnt. >> no, but you can use tongs for that. when you have lobster claws like this and put your meat on. now we're ready to grill but first you got to marinate this meat. we're going to make a sweet and sour pork slider. >> let's do it. let's do it. >> here we go. >> number one, some soy sauce here. >> i'm just going to get in and help you. is that all right. >> yeah, please get in there. little chinese five spice, a little garlic powder, a little bit of that brown sugar, a little honey. >> oh. "brown sugar," another great rolling stones song.
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>> and the secret ingredient to this, red food coloring. >> red food coloring. >> because it makes it look like that awesome chinese take-out. barbecue pork spare ribs. it gets nice and red. >> okay. >> here, i'll stir. >> you help me out. dump it on this. we're using pork shoulder. nice and fatty. >> is shoulder your favorite? >> shoulder, i love it. you can use butt but you want to marinate it overnight. you need butt for your buns always. >> all right. >> you don't marinate the butt overnight just to be clear. >> up to four hours. >> i keep saying the word butt because i'm very immature. >> sorry. >> you can put it on your well-oiled grill, remember, so it's not going to stick to the grill, now, and you're going to do this over low, about 250 degrees. >> how long -- >> about an hour each side. >> you have a specific suggestion when it comes to the buns. >> exactly, right. >> king's hawaiian. >> i love king's hawaiian. it's the perfectly -- it's delectable, it's irresistible. >> a little buttery. >> spongy sweet, right, so it's like eating a pillow.
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>> in fact, they brought a truck here which is where all this food is coming from. >> thank you for that. >> right over there. i saw it. you don't just want to throw your soft buns on the grill, just going to toast -- the convex of heat will make it too hard. so you want to paint it with a little oil like this. and throw it back into that skillet. >> oh, all right. >> right, because we're going to put a cast iron skillet right on the grill. they're giving us a very hard wrap. final, final tip. >> all right, take those delicious soft buns, wrap them in parchment paper when you put your hot dog on it, that way it steams up the bun. it's like being at the ballpark and they can put their accoutrement on top of the bun you sit there an the lawn chair and with king's hawaiian bread, and look at that. >> i can tell you it's delicious. >> taste and make. we've got the recipes on our website so check it out. check it out. thank you, jeff mauro. thank you, king's hawaiian, and let's -- robin, i'm coming in with your food. >> yes. >> disneyland's 60th anniversary celebration is next.
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[ cheers and applause ] "gma's" memorial day grilling is brought to you by king's hawaiian. irresistible since 1950. [♪] ♪ i'm gettin' out ♪ ♪ i'm gettin' out ♪ ♪ i'm gettin' out ♪ ♪ gonna have a look around ♪ ♪ now is the time ♪ ♪ i started flyin' ♪ ♪ both feet off of the ground ♪ ♪ head in the sky ♪ ♪ eyes open wide ♪ ♪ happy
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to look around ♪
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♪ because i'm happy ♪ i am happy. thank you, dan. thank you, lara. uh-huh. time now for the big reveal. we've been checking in with jesse at disneyland all morning long, there for the big 60th anniversary celebration, and he's about to give us the first look at the brand-new spectacular. you're having a great time, aren't you, jesse? >> yeah, i sure am, robin. you know, when you think about disneyland, you think about spectacle and eye-popping color, but before we show you disney's dazzling anniversary party, i want you to follow me back in time to where it all began in glorious black and white. ♪
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>> open the fantasy land castle! >> those were 60 years ago. childhood dreams were redefined. in 1954 it was just an orange grove. ♪ when you wish upon a star ♪ >> one year later it became a cultural touchstone. 700 million people have come here over the years. generation upon generation sharing that disney wonder. no one knows that better than rob who worked at the park for more than 40 years and was there opening day when this photo was taken. >> what was it like to be part of something this special? >> we had watched from 1954 and 1955 watched it being built here and to have a chance to see what was inside was really spectacular. >> simple rides had become iconic over the years. hard for anyone young or old to resist. >> it's spinning too fast! >> now to start the 60th
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anniversary diamond celebration there are three brand new spectaculars. a reimagined world of color show. >> what's it like for you reliving all those memories and that fun and sharing that with your kids. >> it sounds so annoying to say how special it is and how it pulls at your heart strings when you're a dad but when you're a dad that's exactly what happens. >> there's the paint your night parade. when i gave it a try -- >> do you need an extra for this performance. >> yeah. >> i spoke too soon. >> the new fireworks spectacular shoots for the stars with special effects and projections. >> something we have never done before. >> how do you rehearse a complicated a brand new projection in a theme park filled with people all day? well, you got to do it at night.
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yep, for weeks now, disney cast and crew have waited until the park was empty to rehearse in secret. >> that's why we're here at 11:00 at night. the only time we can come out is when our guests aren't here. >> ever wonder how they pull it off? i get behind the scenes rare access to the nerve center of the world of color. >> you're going to fire the big flame ball. here we go. >> bam. that's my favorite part of the show. >> the shows host, kneelneil patrick harris telling me this is his child's dream come true. >> he was my idol growing up. >> leading disneyland to bring out the inner kid in all of us for six decades. these words from walt disney just as true today as they were then. >> welcome to this happy place. welcome.
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disneyland is your land with the hope that it will be a source of joy and inspiration to all the world. >> the celebration was so big that one day just wasn't going to cut it so we're actually heading back here tomorrow when the diamond celebration officially kicks off. all the fans will be here. i'll be in the middle with them. i cannot wait. it's going to be a blast. back to you robin. >> thank you for the trip down memory lane, and you know what, we are proud to say disney is our parent company here at abc. and for rarely seen photos of disneyland and a sneak peek of the park's new fireworks spectacular, go to on yahoo! you think i'm going to get a raise for that? we'll be right back. ♪
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♪ i'm burning up ♪ tomorrow our first party in the park of the summer. jessie j live. >> it's going to be a great day. so long, everyone. ♪ jessie j live. >> it's going to be a great day. so long, everyone.
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♪ (music throughout) ♪ sfx: (smash) sfx: (roar) ♪ sfx: (roar) sfx: (engine roars) grilled sourdough, fresh tomato and crispy bacon bring the flavor... and sriracha-marinated chicken brings the heat. lucky for this guy this swiss cheese doubles as a fire blanket. new sriracha spicy super chick'n. denny's. welcome to america's diner.
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♪ we came in station wagons, campers, on planes to see what walt had built. ♪ forever young ♪ and what we found was a place that was always growing, but never grew old. ♪ forever young ♪ and now comes a celebration 60 years in the making. the disneyland diamond celebration. ♪ may you stay ♪ with dazzling, new experiences for the young ♪ may you stay ♪ and the young at heart. ♪ forever young ♪ come remember that feeling. ♪ forever young ♪ come feel forever young.
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now from abc 67 news. >> good morning, i'm kristen sze. forecast, mike? >> definitely drizzle still hanging around, even light shower possible as we head into the afternoon. good morning. shouldn't top the game. shouldn't pause it. 59 to 61 from 12:45 to 61 we could sweep l.a. today. temperatures in the upper 50s along coast, low to mid-60s around the bay, upper 60s 70s antioch and santa rosa. tonight, widespread drizzle and showers, low to mid-50s. accuweather seven-day forecast wet weather until tomorrow and dry and warmer through the holiday weekend. >> a couple of problems in the south bay. i'm going to take you to 280 northbound near saratoga, an accident blocking the lane. backups causing pressure on southbound 880. northbound side of highway 87
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another crash blocking a lane. backups from high way 85. drive safe. announcer: it's "live with kelly & michael" from disneyland. we're having a party, and you're invited. get ready for a good time. on today's show, big-screen superstar dwayne johnson and memories of disneyland from some of our favorite celebrities, plus another day, another battle as we continue "live's" anniversary games: family challenge edition. put on your mickey ears and come with us to our disneyland anniversary party. and now here are your emmy-award-winning hosts kelly ripa and michael strahan. [cheering and applause] [music playing] [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] kelly: thank you. ahh. oh.


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