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good morning, america. breaking overnight, campus shooting. one student killed. two others injured when gunfire erupts at a city college. classes evacuated. the campus on lockdown. we have the hunt for the killer right now. happening now, labor day lashing. dust storms, monsoon rains and dangerous waves slamming the e heat wave making a comeback in the east. but will gas prices be the silver lining for millions traveling this holiday weekend. new overnight, an emotional joe biden speaks out publicly for the first time since seriously considering a presidential bid and donald trump pledges to back his rivals if they beat him. and look up. high-flying drama over the u.s. open overnight. >> we're not entirely certain as to what it is that landed in the stands. >> a drone crashing in the grandstands during a match.
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police rushing to investigate. the scary moment and the serious safety questions this morning. and good morning, america. boy, that was a real scare at the u.s. open last night. let's take a look again. you see that drone flying over the stadium before it actually lands in the stands, and these days you just can't be too sure about what's on that drone. it really did have everybody hold their breath for awhile. we're going to have a lot more on that ahead. we begin with that breaking news for our viewers in the west, a manhunt under way right now after a deadly shooting on a college campus in sacramento. one student dead. two injured. abc's aditi roy joins us with the latest. good morning, aditi. >> reporter: good morning, amy, this morning sacramento city college with 25,000 students in shock as the gunman remains on the loose. a frantic manhunt is sacramento this morning. >> subject shot behind the baseball field. we're getting duplicates of sounds of shots fired in the
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area. >> reporter: after an on campus shooting at sacramento city college leaves at least one student dead, two others injured. the gunman firing in the parking lot near a baseball field. the shooting began 4:00 p.m. west coast time, the school notifying students by text as classes evacuated one at a time. >> police officer knocked on the door and told us all that we were evacuating the building. >> reporter: the campus placed on lockdown. >> just block people out of the campus right now, lockdown. >> reporter: the hunt for the gunman continuing. police describe the man as a pacific islander with short, dark hair, the motive not known. as for the wounded, one in serious condition but expected to fully recover, the other, grazed by a bullet but expected to be fine. george. >> thanks very much. now to that county clerk in kentucky jailed by a judge after she refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex
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couples and said it would violate her religion belief. the judge said it was her duty under law. alex perez on the scene in kentucky. >> reporter: good morning. those who sued davis were only seeking to have her fined, but the judge didn't believe that would be enough to get her to comply so he put her in jail. this morning county clerk kim davis waking up behind bars, transferred to jail, a federal judge finding her in contempt of court after refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. marriage equality supporters erupting in cheers. davis saying in testimony thursday, "my conscience will not allow me." >> under whose authority are you not issuing licenses? >> under god's authority. >> reporter: the controversial clerk citing religious objections has been denying licenses since june when the supreme court legalized gay marriage nationwide. david ermold and david moore refused in july. >> they needed to give us the application. >> reporter: again in august and one more time this tuesday. >> you absolutely have disrespected us. >> reporter: one of the couples that sued davis now preparing to
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wed. >> tomorrow as a couple it'll be a very important day in our lives. >> reporter: on the campaign trail several gop candidates supporting davis from rand paul -- >> i think it's absurd to put someone in jail for exercising their religious liberty. >> reporter: to senator ted cruz to former governor mike huckabee using the #imwithkim tweeting "we must defend religious liberty" asking supporters to sign a petition freeing the clerk but the white house also weighing in. >> the success of our democracy depends on the rule of law and there's no public official that is above the rule of law. >> reporter: davis' deputy clerks have already started issuing marriage licenses, a gay couple, one of the first to get their license, this morning. george. >> thanks, alex. more on this now from the lawyer for kim davis, matthew staver. i understand and respect her beliefs here and her conscience but when a public official's conscience conflicts with the law, doesn't that public official have a duty to resign? >> well, she's elected by the
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people, and if the people want her to resign, then the people can ask her to resign, and they haven't done that. in fact, she's a very well-liked individual in that community. you know, just a year ago the attorney general had a conscience conflict with defending the marriage laws and the governor of the state of kentucky accommodated him and allowed him to step down from defending that case and they hired outside counsel for several hundred thousand dollars to protect his conscience rights and that's fine. kim davis is asking for something that doesn't cost anything and she's not the only one. there are lots of clerks in kentucky that have the same conscience convictions and they have just one request, just remove our name from the official licenses. you can have the commonwealth of kentucky, that's fine, they'll record it, that's fine. just don't affix their name and title to a marriage certificate that collides with their religious beliefs. >> another fix is that the deputies can sign the marriage licenses. that's expected to happen today. if that does, indeed, happen, do
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you expect that the judge will release miss davis? >> no, i don't think he will because, in fact, it's the same thing for kim davis. it still has her name on it. yes, the deputies can -- they did not want to originally, but then the judge brought them in and threatened them with jail time, as well, so five out of the six said they would issue the licenses but it doesn't remedy the situation for kim or anyone else because it still has kim's name on it. one thing about kim, she may be incarcerated behind the jail bars, but her conscience remains free, and just knowing kim, she's made a decision and she can't violate that conscience and she can't have this collision with her religious convictions. i think she represents lots of clerks in kentucky, lots of clerks around the country, and i think there's going to be some effort to change and protect kim's religious freedom and many others like her. >> how long is she prepared to stay in jail? >> she will not violate her conscience, so whatever the consequences of that is, kim davis doesn't want to be in this situation, but she's prepared to face whatever it is. >> mr. staver, thanks for joining us this morning.
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>> thank you. my pleasure. >> unclear if it'll come to that, but the judge has the ability to hold her in jail for up to 18 months. >> wow, significant. i'm sure we'll be following that and i'm sure a lot are watching that around the country. also a lot watching the weather. holiday weekend weather. the west feeling the effect of that newest tropical storm and out east, the heat is making a comeback, ginger, no. >> very brief reprieve and then a comeback. we'll get to that but first the strong storms rolling across the desert southwest. stunning pictures of those dust storms. about 4,000 without power so not the strongest that they've seen this week but certainly something that you could see more of, not only today but tomorrow thanks to tropical storm kevin, not that it's going to make landfall, it's going to turn away from cabo, but it will surge enough moisture into the desert southwest that we could see more flash flooding, gusty winds and dust storms. so many of us going to the beach and look at this. rip currents were a problem last week in huntington and took the
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lifeguards, the video of all the saves, more than 470 in one week and we've got those rip current statements out for a lot of beaches so do a little extra planning if you do that. comfortable weekend, as i said, and much, much hotter as we hit the actual labor day coming up on monday on the east coast. >> thanks. the race for president now. your voice, your vote. and vice president biden speaking out publicly for the first time last night about a possible run for president. jon karl covering that from the white house. and, jon, you can see from biden's talk that this is above all an emotional decision. >> reporter: it sure is, george. joe biden sounds like he really wants to run for president but he's unsure whether or not his family can handle it so soon after the death of his son beau. in an appearance last night at an atlanta synagogue, the moderator asked the vice president the big question. >> so please let us know your present thinking -- [ laughter ] -- about whether or not you'll enter the 2016 presidential race. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: after a moment of
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thought, vice president biden gave this heart-felt response. >> the most relevant factor in my decision is whether my family and i have the emotional energy to run. >> reporter: biden dismissed other factors including fund-raising and whether or not he could take on hillary clinton. >> it's not the factor. the factor is, can i do it? can my family undertake what is an arduous commitment that we'd be proud to undertake under ordinary circumstances, but the honest to god answer is, i just don't know. >> reporter: the biden family is still coping with the death of son beau biden to brain cancer in may. in his final days, beau reportedly urged his father to run. >> i can't look you straight in the eye and say now, i know i can do that. that's as honest as i can be. >> reporter: biden is expected to take at least a few weeks to make this decision but, george, after those comments last night, it is now more clear than ever why at this point he truly is undecided. >> yeah, you can see it. boy, his demeanor so striking
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there, jon. now, he said hillary clinton not a factor, but is she still facing those e-mail questions? one of her top aides testifying on capitol hill yesterday. >> reporter: yeah, and there's no question that it is a factor as far as those close to him. they look at this race, they see that hillary clinton with all the problems dealing with her e-mail issue is clearly vulnerable. they believe she is clearly beatable in a democratic primary and that is the case that they are making to democrats as joe biden makes this decision. >> okay, jon, thanks. we're going to turn to the republicans now. a new move from donald trump reversing course now signed a loyalty pledge to the republican party ruling out an independent run for president. promising to support the gop nominee even if it's not him. abc's tom llamas has been tracking the race and joins us now. >> reporter: good morning. all 17 republican candidates have now signed that pledge. trump says there's no scenario where he leaves the republican party to go rogue. this as an interview with a conservative talk radio show host didn't go exactly as planned. this morning, donald trump's going from this --
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>> i will not make the pledge at this time. >> okay. >> reporter: -- to this. >> so i will be totally pledging my allegiance to the republican party and the conservative principles for which it stands. >> reporter: promising not to run as a third party candidate holding up a sign pledged to the gop. rival jeb bush mocking the whole affair tweeting out this photo, "voted republican since 1972" and signing it. but this was no joke for the chairman of the republican party. reince priebus meeting with trump privately. >> he did what he had to do and i did what i had to do as chairman of the party, and my job is to put the party in a better position when we get a nominee. >> reporter: meanwhile, overnight donald trump showing he may need a foreign policy coach if he wants to make it to the white house. >> are you familiar with general suleimani? >> yes. i -- go ahead. give me a little -- go ahead,
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tell me. >> he runs the quds forces. >> yes, okay, right. >> do you expect -- >> and i think the kurds have been, by the way, horribly mistreated by us. >> no, not the kurds, the quds forces. >> yes. >> reporter: the republican front-runner stumbling through an interview on thursday. >> i don't believe in gotcha questions. i'm not trying to quiz you. >> well, that is a gotcha question. you know, when you're asking about who is running this, this, this, that's not -- that is not -- i will be so good at the military, your head will spin. >> reporter: and hugh hewitt, the talk show host we just heard from will be part of the next republican debate. the latest national poll shows trump stronger than ever leading the pack with 30% of the vote. george. >> yeah, right now he's winning across the board. okay, tom, thanks very much. we'll have much more on this sunday on "this week." right now let's go to paula faris with today's other top stories. boy, this crisis in europe continues to grow. >> so heartbreaking. good morning. right now a tense standoff
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is under way as hundreds of middle eastern refugees seeking a better life in europe are demanding to board trains for germany but they're being stopped and forced into camp. some including women and children, look at these incredible images, are blocking railroad tracks in a desperate protest. abc's alex marquardt is in hungary which has been overwhelmed by this crisis. alex, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, paula. some very dramatic scenes. this is essentially a standoff between what may be more than a thousand syrian refugees on this train and these police forces that won't let them go further. you can hear them chanting, freedom. refusing to be taken to nearby refugee camps and demanding that they be allowed to proceed to germany. this morning, their message is clear, but they will not budge, desperate to go on. >> the situation is so bad. >> reporter: the greatest refugee crisis since the second world war. thousands of refugees risking their lives crossing the mediterranean sea, they're taking extraordinary chances
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like packing themselves into airless trucks. just last week more than 70 syrian refugees suffocating to death in austria. and what may be the lasting image of the world's failure to end the war in syria, the heartbreaking photos of a 3-year-old syrian toddler drowned on a turkish beach as his family tried to reach safer shores. these tragedies fueling calls for action from around the world demands the european leaders do more. just this morning british prime minister david cameron whose country has taken in very few syrian refugees saying they will now accept thousands more. paula. >> yeah. acquiescing to that pressure, alex, thank you. and back in this country overnight, a big welcome home for an american hero. spencer stone arrived to cheering crowds in california. stone, if you remember, was one of four americans who helped stop a terrorist attack on a train in france just last month. sacramento will throw a parade in their honor on september 11th. we do have big news about the economy this morning. 173,000 jobs were created last month. that's the weakest number in five months but enough to help lower the unemployment rate to
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5.1%, the lowest in seven years. the fed will be taking these figures into consideration as it determines whether or not to raise interest rates. the plunging price of oil means big savings at the gas pump. this holiday weekend, drivers will be paying the lowest prices in 11 years with prices dropping as much as seven cents overnight. and in indianapolis a scare at the colts game last night. three fans were injured when a bolt fell from the retractible roof as it was being opened. we are told, however, their injuries are not life-threatening. finally proof that if you work hard you can accomplish just about everything. even if you're only 4'5" and you want to be a high school football star. check out adam blazing trails on the football field for the nationally ranked american heritage school's varsity team. adam, you guys, is only 4'5". he weighs 95 pounds but because of his hard work and determination, the 17-year-old made the team standing tall.
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we're talking about a state championship caliber football team. >> wow. >> he has yet to make -- to play in a game but coach says he'll call his number time soon but good for him. >> lightning fast. >> super fast. thank you. >> and elusive. >> speaking of football, tom brady back at gillette stadium last night on the heels of another big victory up in just 30 seconds. ♪ i'm a fan of cold and hotta ♪ on my knack break >> new artisan style sandwiches out of the oven and only at your dq. this is fan food, not fast food. >> tom brady getting ready for next week's nfl season opener after a federal judge threw out his four-game suspension, but
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the legal battle is not over yet. abc's ryan smith is at the stadium in foxborough, massachusetts. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning to you, amy. after eight months of deflategate controversy, it's over for now. overnight the nfl appealing a federal judge's decision for brady. that decision focusing on the way the nfl handled brady's case, not ruling on whether brady was involved in an alleged scheme to deflate footballs. >> good to see you. >> reporter: the star quarterback walking the halls of gillette stadium thursday night not addressing the media but this morning he's back on the field for the patriots regular season. his four-game suspension for his alleged role in deflategate thrown out by a federal judge thursday. as a sigh of relief heard all over new england. >> thank god it's over. i hope. i hope. >> reporter: saying commissioner roger goodell's upholding of brady's suspension was based on several significant legal deficiencies like not properly warning brady of potential discipline for his alleged role or giving brady requested access
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to key files and witnesses in his nfl appeal hearing. but the judge not ruling on a key aspect of the scandal, whether brady knew about or encouraged deflating footballs. >> the judge made it crystal clear that it was the process that concerned him and that's why he ruled in favor of tom brady. he was not saying that tom brady was innocent. >> show what you can do today, fellas. >> reporter: this couple outside gillette stadium divided over this like much of the country. >> the truth was told. >> i think they cheated. >> protect the ball there. >> reporter: so tom brady is now clear to play when the patriots celebrate their super bowl win and start their title defense against the pittsburgh steelers right here next week, but roger goodell won't be there. sources telling us he believes the focus should be on the game and the festivities, but he'll be watching on tv, amy. >> they're appealing this, correct? >> reporter: that's correct. this was a surprise decision for
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many, many thinking the arbitrator has given due deference but the nfl saying they want to protect the integrity of the game so they are going to continue the fight in deflategate. >> all right, not over yet, ryan smith, thanks so much. >> okay, we got a lot more coming up this morning including that scary moment at the u.s. open. a drone spotted flying overhead crash landing in the stadium stands right in the middle of a heated match. and a new alert for millions of people selling things on ebay. your private information may not be as private as you think. >> it is. i have a name, a city and a phone number. t so long ago, on a street just around the corner... i'm home. hi dad the force was strong between father and son. you got it? what are you doing buddy? it's my ewok happy dance! of course it is. today... hello, hello. hey, daddy. it is passed on to a new generation. you got it? ewok dance? yeah. and the circle is now complete. walmart has always been the best place in the galaxy to get everyday low prices on star wars.
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good morning, it's going to be a great day in the golden gate bridge. sunshine but fall z breezes keeping us cool. or coolest night is tomorrow night morning and the hot holiday weekend is going to develop.
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we have mid-40s up in the north bay half-moon bay at 46. we'll. top out in the 60s along the coast. low to mid-70s everywhere else except for the north bay. it's going to be breezy today but those will taper. check out the 70s at the coast. 80s around the bay. >> coming up on "good morning america." did you know when you sign up for ebay, some of your personal information could be exposed. that story a
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good morning, america. right now a manhunt under way for that killer on a sacramento college campus. one student shot dead. two others injured. the sole survivor from that shooting on live television is making progress. vicki gardner steadily improving. after being shot in the back. a fund has been set up for the community center she was promoting during that interview. and "star wars" fans out in force this morning for force friday. toys from the new movie going on sale around the world. an estimated $3 billion in "star wars" toys will be sold this %-p. yes, because when you go to buy the "star wars" toys, you should be dressed in full regalia, correct? i mean, they were out there since midnight. the lines, people storming the stores to get all of those toys. >> oh. >> you see what i did with that? >> it was good, amy. where is your lightsaber?
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>> it's at home under my pillow. >> these guys look pretty intimidating right there but it is doing amazingly well. a lot more coming up on that. we begin with that scare at the u.s. open last night. a drone lands in the stands right in the middle of a match. abc's t.j. holmes has the story. >> reporter: from battling extreme heat -- >> the point penalty then gave the game to bemelsman. >> reporter: -- to flaming temper, this year's u.s. open has been packed with high-flying drama but what happened during the last match of the day was a first. >> we have a moment here where we're not entirely certain as to what it is that landed in the stands. >> reporter: look at the top of this video filmed around 8:30 thursday night. a drone spotted flying into new york's armstrong stadium crashing down in the grandstands during a heated tennis match between italian player flavia pennetta and romania's monica niculescu. >> it seems like it fell somewhere. a bit of a distraction for pennetta. >> i think both players heard it.
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>> that will cause a halt in play for a moment. >> reporter: the match coming to a temporary standstill while police rushed to the stands to investigate. shaking both announcers and the players. some even thinking it was a bomb. >> can we continue? >> reporter: the man allegedly at the controls, 26-year-old daniel verley, an off-duty employee of new york city's department of education, arrested early this morning charged with reckless endangerment and violations related to flying the drone. no spectators were injured. the match eventually picking up again with pennetta winning. >> congratulations here at the u.s. open, flavia pennetta, everybody. >> reporter: but this breach in security now raising serious questions. for "good morning america," t.j. holmes, abc news, new york. >> our thanks to t.j. and now to a love triangle that turned leddy. a texas doctor about to stand trial for a second time charged with masterminding a plot to kill his romantic rival. abc's linzie janis is here with that story. good morning, linzie. >> reporter: good morning, amy. it is like a plot out of a tv drama, and it has captivated texas.
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now the surgeon charged with murdering a fellow doctor over a woman is back in court after his first trial ended in a hung jury. >> hello, i'm dr. mike dixon. >> reporter: prosecutors say amarillo plastic surgeon dr. mike dixon seen here in his own tv commercial hired a hit man to kill prominent pathologist dr. joseph sonnier in a love triangle turned deadly. richelle shetina dated sonnier for a year before ending up in a relationship. that infuriated dixon, prosecutors say motivating the plastic surgeon to hire david shepard to murder the pathologist. >> somebody has broken a window in the back and the doctor did not show up for work today. >> reporter: sonnier's body found in his home shot and stabbed in july 2012. >> one of his co-workers went in the house, and he says it's not good. >> reporter: shetina told police that dixon insisted on seeing her even though she continued to
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date dr. sonnier. but in november last year, a judge declaring a mistrial after jurors failed to reach a verdict. >> call my office for a consultation today. >> reporter: now dixon back for a new pretrial hearing. prosecutors alleging dixon paid shepard in three silver bars worth $9,000. the hit man shepard allegedly confessed to the crime in 2013 but dixon's defense is attacking the credibility of that confession claiming shepard admitted he was insane. george. >> boy, a lot of twists in that story. okay, linzie, thanks very much. we turn to that legal drama for tori spelling. she's suing benihana restaurant, the popular chain that cooks at your table on those hibachi grills. she suffered a bad burn after tripping and falling on one of the grills and abc's kayna whitworth has the story. >> reporter: this morning, tori spelling is lighting up a legal battle with benihana restaurants for a dinner experience she says left her badly burned. the 42-year-old "90210" alum filing a lawsuit against the
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japanese hibachi chain after she slipped and fell on one of their grills this easter. according to court document, spelling sustained deep second and third-degree burn injuries requiring hospitalization and surgery. she's now claiming she suffered general damage and wage loss. >> the real question comes down to, did the restaurant create some kind of dangerous condition that caused her to slip or to fall or to trip, therefore, sustaining the burns on her arm. >> reporter: the mother of four's injuries so severe she reportedly had to get skin grafts. in this photo you can see the burn marks on her arm. and in other photos the wound covered with bandages and sleeves. her husband telling "extra" in april she was recovering well. >> she's recovering, she's doing pretty good. she's just at home resting. >> reporter: the restaurant's famously close proximity of diners to the flaming open grills even parodied in the 2014 movie "alexander and the terrible horrible no good very bad day."
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neither benihana nor spelling would comment on the pending suit. she's seeking more than $25,000 in damages. for "good morning america," kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. >> thanks to kayna for that. and coming up, "gma investigates." some of your personal information on ebay may not be as private as you think. see how easy it can be to uncover. and jessica alba's company under fire. her honest brand sued for millions, questions about all those all natural claims. we stop arthritis pain, so you don't have to stop. because you believe in go. onward. today's the day. carpe diem. tylenol® 8hr arthritis pain has two layers of pain relief. the first is fast. the second lasts all day. we give you your day back. what you do with it is up to you. tylenol®.
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♪ and it's a little after 7:40 and we're back now with "gma investigates" and the dangers of ebay. 25 million people are signed up to sell on the site and if you're one of them, your personal information may not be as private as you think. abc's rebecca jarvis here with the details. good morning, rebecca. >> hi, george. good morning to you and just by listing something to sell on ebay, potential buyers have access to a whole lot of your personal information. we were shocked to find how surprisingly simple it is to
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track down a seller's full ne, city and state, even their phone number in a matter of seconds. ebay, it's the online marketplace for 25 million sellers, but did you know when you signed up, you've allowed them to give out your personal information to your bidders. "gma investigates" finding that any bidder on an item can request and receive in a matter of seconds a seller's full name, city and state and phone number. >> it's already too easy to get information on people and why make it even easier. >> reporter: so just how easy is it? we place bids -- i'm just going to request it for $1 -- on a handful of auctions and completed this simple request on ebay's website asking for seller contact information. there it is. i have a name, a city and a phone number. one of those people we requested
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information for, ebay seller anita. did you know when you signed up that they could do this? >> no, i did not. i thought they protected your information. >> reporter: in ebay's terms and conditions, it says they can do this and the company points out the information is meant to help communication between sellers and buyers. and while ebay doesn't release seller's addresses, using anita's name, phone number and city, it took us under a minute to find her address online. now somebody knows where to find you. >> that doesn't feel very good. i have a family here. i'm doing this to make extra money for my family. >> reporter: ebay notified anita after they gave out her information. at the same time also providing her with our info, but cybersecurity expert adam levin says a scammer or thief could use fake information in their profile to try to get your info. >> a process like this is an enabler for bad guys even though it wasn't designed to be. >> reporter: we reached out to ebay. hi, this is rebecca jarvis with abc news. they declined an on camera interview but tell us of the
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trillions of transactions, we're unaware of any case where this has been used maliciously, however, due to the low usage of this functionality, we'll soon be removing that feature. again, ebay tells us this morning that they are fixing this and that it's only a matter of time before user information is protected from this option. but in these times of cyberattacks, issues with cybersecurity, the less information you have out there, the better, and the fact that this is putting more info out there is not a good thing. >> they always find new ways to go at it. >> he do. >> yeah. >> rebecca, thanks very much. coming up, the pope went for a little outing yesterday. got some new glasses. drew some major crowds for that, plus, abc's david muir is here, had the exclusive with the pope and tells us what really happened behind closed doors and the surprises pope francis had for some very special people. that is coming right up. when is your flu shot more than a flu shot? when it helps give a lifesaving vaccine to a child in need in a developing country.
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now and we first watched you standing outside that door in rome waiting for the pope and there was a surprise. >> well, it felt like an eternity, first of all, when you're standing there with the big, big -- they tell me the pope is going to emerge. look at it there, the door opens, and instead of the pope coming out, they wave me in. standing behind that door is pope francis. i thought that is the first signal that he is the people's pope. he wanted to meet me privately before he walked in front of any of these cameras. >> what did he say to you? >> well, he wanted to make sure that this was going to be a moment that we were going to connect him with everyday americans which is what the whole town hall was about and once i said they're waiting for you in three cities he had a smile on his face. >> but he had a lot more surprises in store. >> this was incredible. not only did he speak english which we rarely hear in that room, but he had a surprise for an american nun who he spotted in one of the churches, one of these town hall locations and leaned over and said am i going to get a moment to speak with that nun and here's what he did. >> translator: she was hidden among the people.
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sister, sister, i want to -- i want to thank you, thank you personally. through you all the sisters of religious orders in the u.s., for the work that you have done and that you do in the united states. >> this was such an incredible moment for sister norma. and what he goes on to say, a message he delivers to all the nuns here in the u.s., simply stunned all of us in the room. you'll see what happens tonight during the special but i wanted to show you one other image that came in overnight. this is obviously pope francis preparing for his trip to the u.s. and what does he do? he heads out to buy a new pair of glasses in rome. >> is that lenscrafters? >> i'm not sure about lenscrafters but they'll want to open up one in rome now. he goes in, says i need a new
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pair. he was there a year ago. went to the same place. listen, he says to the store owner, i don't want to spend too much here, right? in keeping -- >> you take that vow of poverty very seriously. >> he is the same pope who -- he is not living in the grand papal apartment instead living in a simple residence. >> modest car. >> ford focus. he drives a ford focus. really incredible and so many surprises in store. >> so much excitement building for that visit, as well, and of course we can see your special edition of "20/20" at 10:00 eastern, 9:00 central right here on abc. and when we come back in the next hour, the latest on secret apps your kids may be using to hide texts and photos from you. >> and the crowd in central park already so excited. florida georgia line here for our big summer concert just ahead. it's friday. ♪ coming up "gma's" summer concert series presented by the makers of dr. scholl's. ♪ brand new chevy dr. scholl's. ♪ brand new chevy smooth, beautiful skin is an advantage.
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good morning, i'm eric thomas. families and friends of jail inmates are planning a protest outside the santa clara county jail where a man was found beaten to death inside his cell. three guards are accused in the death. all three have been arrested. they could make their first court appearance as early as tuesday. holiday weekend forecast. here's mike. >> we'll start with picture perfect start. lots of sunshine. breezy and cooler than average today. 3 to 10 degrees below where we should be from 60s at the coast and 70s for the rest of us. a quick turn around in my seven-day forecast. 70s, 80s and 90s this weekend. we have a truck fire that's prompted a a cig alert on highway 87 at 101 causing major delays. and we also have word of this
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brnd new accident. this is in santa rosa. we have more than one pedestrian hit by a a vehicle. lanes are blocked here. emergency crews are headed to the scene. coming up on "good morning america," a warning for parents about new secret apps kids are using to hide
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. did pest control poison a 10-year-old? >> life as he had known it has been stolen from him. it's not going to be the same. >> the young boy now in the hospital after his family home fumigated. parenting alert. are your kids hiding secret texts and photos on their phones using an app that looks just like a calculator? how to crack the code of your kids' cybersecrets. ♪ heaven new this morning, jessica alba's company under fire. her honest brand being sued for millions over claims the all natural products are anything but. ♪ go big or go home big bargain weekend, sales rev into high gear, so where are the best deals to cars to clothes to phones? becky worley is on the case. ♪ found a little spot
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on the edge of town ♪ we're ready to cruise into the weekend around here with florida georgia line as we say -- >> both: good morning, america. ♪ with the radio up and a whole big crowd at central park this morning getting ready for labor day weekend and florida georgia line. there they are right now, one of the most popular bands in country, and you can see why. what a great crowd. we cannot wait to hear them perform this morning. >> george, i like how you said whole big crowd. you pulled out your southern in there. all right, i like that. also ahead, get ready to reboot your dating life with the modern romance theories from aziz ansari. one of them is called the flo rida theory, and it could be the key to finding your perfect match. >> sara haines to do "pop news." you sat down with him. >> i did, i did, and i'm an online success story so i was excited to hear what he had to say. >> we're going to learn about that and we're going to learn about the force friday
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excitement coming up in "pop news." right now we have to get the morning rundown from paula faris. >> good morning. the big story this morning, the standoff over same-sex marriage in kentucky. county clerk kim davis who has refused to issue marriage licenses, she spent the night in jail. davis' husband says his wife will not resign and stay in jail as long as it takes. she says same-sex marriage violates her religious beliefs but today most of her deputies are promising to follow the judge's order and hand out the licenses while she remains behind bars. and overseas hundreds of refugees stranded at a train station in hungary are vowing to make their way west on foot if they have to in search of a better life. the refugees mostly are from syria. they're angry they're not being allowed on trains to germany. today the british government is giving in to pressures saying it will accept more of those refugees. and vice president joe biden says he has not decided yet whether to run for president. speaking at a synagogue in atlanta last night, biden said it's going to depend on whether he and his family have the, quote, emotional energy for it
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and he said he's just not sure yet. and a terrible ordeal for a family in florida after their home was treated for termites. their young son is now in the hospital unable to speak, unable to move. abc's reena ninan has more on what went wrong. >> reporter: this morning 10-year-old peyton mccaughey hospitalized suffering severe brain damage and unable to move his limbs. >> life as he'd known it has been stolen from him. it's not going to be the same. >> reporter: mccaughey's family says they hired a terminix pest control subcontractor to fumigate their florida home. but within hours of returning to the house on august 16th after they say they were told it was safe to re-enter, the mccaugheys fell ill. >> he was, you know, having some uncontrollable muscle movements. he couldn't stand up. he couldn't speak. so they took him to a local walk-in and the doctor quickly recognized it was probably a poisoning from the treatment.
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>> reporter: the family has now hired a lawyer to help get answers from terminix about the incident. overnight terminix telling abc news, "we are saddened to learn of this and our hearts are with the family. we are carefully reviewing the matter." earlier this year a delaware family was poisoned after being exposed to toxic pesticide while they were on spring break in the virgin islands. back in florida little peyton, who turned 10 on thursday, is out of the icu and expected to be moved to rehab soon to continue his recovery. for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. >> we wish him the best in his recovery. thank you, reena. and a major recall of sliced cheese is now being expanded. more than 330,000 cases of kraft singles are being recalled. ten times more than first announced. the thin strip of wrapping, it can stick to the cheese posing a choking hazard. we're going to have more details on our website. and just weeks after coming under fire for its sunscreen, jessica alba's product line is now facing a lawsuit. her honest brand is accused of deceptive marketing allegedly using synthetic ingredients in soap, cleaners and other
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products that are supposed to be all natural. and finally for you, how about hanging ten in an after five get-up? i want you to check out french pro surfer maud le car hitting the waves in high heels, trading in that little wet suit for a little black dress. it didn't stop her from showing off her expert skills. it's going to come as no surprise, you guys, she is a model. she is ranked 15th in the world, and i just have one question for you all, how are you feeling about your agility this morning after seeing that? >> i can't even stand in heels like that. >> i can't either. >> i'm impressed. more power to her. >> and it proves that women can do everything better than men. do it all in high heels too. >> george, it's okay. you didn't have to tell us that. we already know. >> one thing else they probably do better is parenting. we have a parenting alert this morning about kids and cell phones. there's secret apps that could be hiding texts and photos. some look like a calculator. how to spot them next on "gma." ♪
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♪ i know you lie welcome back to "gma." time for the "heat index" and this morning's hot button, parenting alert about kids keeping secrets on their phones hiding photos and texts behind apps that appear to be innocent. abc's mara schiavocampo has this story. >> reporter: so-called secret apps, the latest way kids are hiding things from their parents as louisiana mom kristen learned firsthand. >> they can do anything they want and it's all locked with a pass code. >> reporter: kristen, who keeps a close eye on her son's phone, says she was shocked earlier this year to find the 16-year-old installed an app that hides media like texts and photos. >> i'm almost hurt when things like that are found out. i worry about him. >> basically i was hiding from my parents, and it was stupid, yeah. >> reporter: so how do these cybersecret keepers work? >> so this looks like an ordinary calculator app for the iphone.
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>> reporter: "yahoo tech" magazine editor in chief dan tynan gave us a demo. >> you tap it. it looks like a standard calculator. in fact, it is a standard calculator, but when you enter the secret password that your child created and hit the percent key, now you have a photo album. now, there's pictures hidden in here that your child didn't want you to see. >> reporter: apps like these becoming so popular, a county district attorney in alabama sent out a warning to parents. >> you and i know if one child knows about it, many children know about it, so take a minute, grab that phone. >> reporter: and some parents we spoke to weren't too happy about it. >> surprise. i'm shocked. >> it's very scary to me. to think about it. >> it would be upsetting to me especially if the child was younger. >> reporter: experts say you can keep your kids from these apps by turning off their ability to install apps without your approval. >> the problem with these apps is they allow kids to hide their cyberlives from their parents and sometimes the things they're hiding can harm them. >> reporter: secret cyberlife exposed. for "good morning america," mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york.
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>> that's an eye-opening one right there. let's talk to our parenting expert, ericka souter. it's tricky. when you first hear about this, you want to be able to trust your kids. so how do you approach them to find out if you can trust them? >> well, ideally you have had this conversation before you've given them the phone, but if that ship has sailed, it's not too late. you want to set down some ground rules. number one, they should know that having this phone is a privilege and not a right. and, number two, you are going to monitor what they do, what apps they put on, what kind of communications they're having and, number three, if they do something wrong, that phone is gone. >> yep. >> right. well, that's number one in ours, but you're saying you always have the right to take the phone back. >> you should always have the right to take the phone back. >> my daughters say i have opp, old people's problems meaning i can't navigate their phone. how is someone like me supposed to be able to tell that's a fake app? >> right, well, it's pretty easy. what you want to do, go get their device and go to the app store, right, on their phone and then after you go to the app store, you want to go to the search function, and then you want to type in a phrase like private photos or hidden photos
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or secret photos, and that will yield -- like we chose private photos, and that yields over 1700 apps -- >> oh, my goodness. >> 1700? >> -- that could possibly help your child hide things on their phones. but then you take a step further and if you see the word open, that means the app is up and running on your kid's phone. that's an alarm bell. >> if you do find these on their phones, how are you supposed to handle it? i know you said you have to treat it like a privilege, not a right. >> remove it right away. there's no question. sit down and tell them why they should not be hiding things from you. if that conversation is not enough, if you still don't trust your child's judgment, consider installing software, watchdog software like net nanny that helps you monitor their photos and texts and everything they're sending on their phones then lastly, if they are doing something wrong, give an appropriate punishment. take away that device. >> yes. >> you're the parent. whatever will get the message across. >> it's the most effective discipline, far and away. >> oh, it is.
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>> it works. >> thank you, ericka. >> thanks, erika. next up in our "heat index" labor day deals, the holiday weekend is upon us, and that means big bargains and huge end of summer sales. abc's becky worley joins us with everything you need to know. becky. >> reporter: good morning, amy. do you guys remember the game red light, green light? well, that's the theme for buying this holiday weekend. some deals are a green light, buy now for big savings, but others are a red light, hold on, they'll get cheaper later. gas prices are low, and consumer confidence is high. that means lots of americans are hitting the road to go shopping. our goal, map out the best deals and help you steer clear of the buying pitfalls. so let's start with buying a car. >> well, auto dealers are always trying to clear out their lots to make way for the newest models. >> reporter: if you're thinking about buying before the end of the tax year, green light. now i'm going to say this in my best car salesman voice, come on down and get yourself a deal. but you want to negotiate hard.
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these guys are feeling the pressure to move these cars off the lot. now summer clothes. >> this is really the last chance for retailers to clear out their summer inventories because the next big shopping weekend is black friday. >> reporter: look for an extra 50% off the sales rack at j. crew. lord & taylor has an extra 25% off their items. the gap has a blanket 30% deal off everything and amazon is offering a rare 20% off coupon code on a large selection of shoes and clothing. now for a yellow light, electronics. tvs will get cheaper around black friday, so hold off. but there are a few lingering back-to-school laptop deals out there. >> you can see 15-inch laptops with mainstream processors for $400 right now. lenovo has already unveiled their labor day sales. they're cutting up to 60% off in their sale section. >> reporter: but if you're thinking of buying a new phone, red light. apple is expected to announce a
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new iphone in early september, and that always slashes the price of the previous model by $100, plus, black friday is famous for android phones selling for just a penny. now, to top things off, i'm going to give you a speed round of red light, green light. fall fashion is a red light. if you're seeing sales that say big discounts on all the new arrivals, think about it. they'll be cheaper as we get closer to black friday. now, travel, this is a green light. this is your last chance to get a deal on thanksgiving travel on airfare. also, deals for big packages like from jetblue. they have some for 50% off. finally, a green light on outdoor gear. rei has a sale on 25% off their clearance bikes and this is the shoulder season to get deals on skiing and snowboarding gear. so, amy, george, beep, beep, i'm going shopping. >> i like all those green lights. >> yeah, good green lights there. thank you, becky. we're going to move on to our series "modern romance" with some lessons this morning from
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an unlikely love maven, comedian aziz ansari. he offers a unique take on dating in the digital age in his best-seller, "modern romance." sara, you met up with him on the book tur. >> i sure did. i met my husband online and i'm not alone because connecting these days usually refers to some sort of digital exchange so it's no wonder that so many people are finding love online, but it can be overwhelming to get started. not anymore. aziz gives us some tips on landing love. >> hey, you want some free food? you're like, not if your presence is involved. >> reporter: comedian aziz ansari is known for his laugh out loud hysterics both on tour and starring in hit shows like "scrubs." >> the machine is broken. there is no way there is a president named garfield. >> reporter: but he's embarked on a different kind of tour as he dives into the woes and wonder behind digital love in his hit book "modern romance." >> i'm a single girl dating right now. i feel like a lot of it makes -- it resonates with what i've been going through. >> reporter: how is the tour going? >> the tour has been really fun. it's been different than a stand-up tour.
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it's been like a q&a and then the audience asks questions at the end so it's been something different and fun. >> reporter: and he's revealing his top three theories on how you can make online dating spark. first, the monster truck rally theory. a different kind of date. >> normally we go out on dates and it's these awful like resume exchanges, and the monster truck rally theory basically came from us talking to this social scientist that is at stanford and he said that him and his friends starting doing this where they took women on first dates to monster truck rallies. and they ended up being great dates. >> reporter: next, the flo-rida theory. giving everyone a second chance. >> the flo rida theory of acquire d likability through reputation which basically says we're all like a flo rida song. ♪ >> when first you hear it you say, i've heard this before flo rida. i get what you're doing. very similar to what you threw out last summer but then you hear it a few times on the radio, you're like, all right, flo rida, you did it again, let's start dancing. >> reporter: and last but
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definitely not least, the owl theory. always spell-check. >> a story about this guy dating this woman who he had a huge crush on. he couldn't believe they were dating finally and one time he texted her and said something like, hey, i'm going to my friend steve's party. do you want to come? and she said who? >> h-o-o. >> she spelled it wrong. h-o-o. >> that's a deal breaker. i heard you found out it wasn't an owl which was important. >> yes. >> are you so into in that there might be a round two? >> i just finished this one. i need a little bit of a breather. >> would you not agree with the spellcheck thing if like someone misspells something? that's hard to get past. i can forgive a lot. he also says there's the scuba diving theory. when you post pictures that show -- it doesn't have to be so extravagant but a conversation starter. if you went scuba diving or you went skydiving or you have a dog, like it gives something to start a conversation. >> that makes sense. and "modern romance" is in stores now. thank you, sara. >> let's go back to ginger in central park. >> how about this crowd this morning for florida georgia line. the excitement, the energy is up and we wanted to tell you about
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something that you have to know later today, the severe storms forecast in the northern plains, that includes parts of minnesota and north dakota. that will move to the southeast as we go through the weekend. a really quick look too at the beach and water temperatures. ooh, they're warming up and it feels good, atlantic city at 75. that's the big picture. 60 aiz long the coast today in san francisco. 70çós fori!umñ of us. 40 just in case you didn't know, it's national wear your college colors days, so i'm in gold, brown and white. valparaiso, the women's
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volleyball team is here celebrating with us too. i know you're going to talk more about that in "pop." sara. >> thank you, ginger. in a galaxy not so far away, the #forcefriday trending number one on twitter right now. "star wars" fans around the world celebrating the release of the new line of "star wars" toys for the hotly anticipated movie, the force awakens. some stormtrooping their way through the stores. we saw that earlier with amy. and some stores are already sold out. one instagram user also proving that some stormtroopers can really dance. >> wow. >> that is one thing i never thought i'd see a stormtrooper do. the big favorite, the new "star wars" sweetheart bb-8, that cute little droid that some fans are saying is a major player in the plot of the upcoming movie and, of course, oh, you brought it in. it's not a game until there's a lightsaber involved. have you held one of these, george? >> no, i haven't. thank you. >> may the force be with you. >> i love the sound effects. >> are you two hand or one hand? >> i say two.
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>> okay. >> i mean, you don't want to get cocky like you want it get in there -- it's just my two cents, george. also in "pop news" this morning, abc stars are in the hot seat in a brand-new video from our friends at yahoo! tv asking each other questions as we all gear up for the fall tv season. stars from "the fab life" to "black-ish," "scandal" and more. >> what kind of shoe would you be? one would be a jimmy choo just because i like saying jimmy choo, and the second would be a christian louboutin. >> and you can catch "the fab life" crew and all your favorite starers right here on abc when premiere week starts september 21st. i'm ready for some new tv. enough with the reruns already and finally you heard ginger warn all of us are prepping for our alma maters right now. we got them all on here right now because today is national college colors day. fans all across the country are decking themselves out to
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support their colleges. here in new york city, we're not the only one. even the guys from florida georgia line in central park this morning are showing their school pride. good morning, guys. ♪ >> good morning. what's going on? >> how is it going? >> now, what are you guys wearing today? >> i'm rocking my florida state seminoles jersey. >> you know, i'm representing for the bulldogs. >> go, dogs. >> uh-oh. >> we got a bulldog here. >> let's go, dogs. >> did you plan that? you're representing a florida and a georgia team. >> naturally, of course. i've been a florida state fan since i was a child. went there for two years and runs in my blood, absolutely. >> so, you guys are big football fans. >> yeah, we're pretty big fans. naturally we love our sports, we love our athletes and we're here to represent, baby, on "gma" this morning. >> i think you could have made it a tad more interesting if you were university of florida and georgia. >> you know about the big rivalry. >> i know about the gator/bulldog thing. >> you got -- >> we'd have too much beef going
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on with florida fans. >> there wouldn't be much eye contact between the two of us, i promise you, if that was the case. >> we need you to be besties. we can't wait to see you perform in a little bit here. >> we're back to rock. we're ready. >> okay, we're ready and tomorrow is the big night at espn's "college gameday" as they launch their 2015 season. you can catch all the action right here on abc tomorrow night and kickoff is at 8:00 p.m. and another big thanks to the collegiate licensing company for our college swag this morning. >> that's right. >> that we're all wearing. >> this is great. >> cedarville university. >> someone ordered me a baby tee. >> you got smith? >> i got cedarville. this is michigan because i grew up in michigan. my whole family went to michigan but i went to cedarville. okay. >> i got columbia here. >> i'm a pioneer. whoo-hoo. we're more about academics, people. >> we're all about football. you bleed red and black. >> ugga ugga ugga. right? >> ugga ugga ugga. >> oh, sorry. >> florida georgia line is coming up. >> ugga! >> you look awesome. can you keep a secret? okay.
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do you want flawless skin like beyonce, look runway ready like carly or have jessica's look? next week the beauty and style secrets of the stars are about to be revealed. it's a fab even tyra, chrissy and joe zee are coming next week to "good morning america."
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good morning, i'm eric thomas. getting in and out of san francisco will be a little tougher than usual this weekend. bart will shut down transbay service tomorrow through monday for maintenance work. they have hired buss to take riders for free from 19th street station to the temporary terminal. it will also operate shuttles late for those attending the billy joel concert. an update on the friday morning commute. >> things got busy unfortunately. we have a pedestrian fatality in santa rosa. highway 101 at baker avenue we have two lanes closed. the sug alert is in effect until further notice. major backups as you head in the northbound direction. moving over to the south bay, a pickup truck fire sparked this.
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we have slow traffic along highway 87 up to 101. >> when we come back, meet rolgs it means another neighbor is wgoing to sleep better tonight. because they went to sleep train's ticket to tempur-pedic event. through labor day, save up to $500 on select tempur-pedic sets. plus, get up to four years interest-free financing. sleep risk-free with sleep train's 100-day money back guarantee. and of course, free same-day delivery! are you next? but don't wait! sleep train's ticket to tempur-pedic is ending soon! ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ hey! let me help with that. oh, thank you!
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♪ introducing the one-and-only volkswagen golf sportwagen. the sportier utility vehicle. good morning, thank you for sticking around. still in the 40s in santa rosa. 60s pop up in san mateo and oakland. the rest of us in the 50s. check out this beautiful picture. almost a fall flavor. 3 to 10 degrees below average.
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breezes will pick up this afternoon. check out this weekend. it's going to be summer-like. 70s a at ♪0s a at [ cheers and applause ] and a big welcome back to "gma" and our party in the park, the final one, what better way to close out this year's summer concert series than with country superstars, florida georgia line. so let's get right to it. here they are with their double platinum hit "'round here" off their number one album "anything goes." >> come on. ♪ >> new york. let's party. ♪ hammerin' a nail stackin' them bales ♪ ♪ i'm dog tired by the 5:00 hour ♪ ♪ but i'm ready to raise some
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hell ♪ ♪ and jesse's gettin' ready i'm gassin' up the chevy ♪ ♪ i'm gonna pick her up at 6 i hope she's gonna wear the jeans with a tear that her mama never fixed ♪ ♪ the moon comes up and the sun goes down ♪ ♪ we find a little spot on the edge of town ♪ ♪ twist off, sip a little pass it around ♪ ♪ dance in the dust turn the radio up ♪ ♪ and that fireball whiskey whispers temptation in my ear ♪ ♪ it's a feelin' alright saturday night ♪ ♪ and that's how we do it 'round here ♪ ♪ yeah that's how we do it 'round here ♪ ♪ >> come on. ♪ mud on the grips wild cherry on her lips ♪
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♪ i've been workin' and tryin' and flirtin' and dyin' ♪ ♪ for an all night kinda kiss ♪ and country on the boombox ♪ and candles on the toolbox ♪ doin' everything right got the country boy charm turned all the way on tonight ♪ >> let's go. ♪ the moon comes up and the sun goes down ♪ ♪ we find a little spot on the edge of town ♪ ♪ twist off, sip a little pass it around ♪ ♪ dance in the dust turn the radio up ♪ ♪ and that fireball whiskey whispers temptation in my ear ♪ ♪ it's a feelin' alright saturday night ♪ ♪ and that's how we do it 'round here ♪ ♪ yeah that's how we do it 'round here ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ the moon comes up and the sun goes down ♪ ♪ we find a little spot on the edge of town ♪ ♪ twist off, sip a little pass it around ♪ ♪ dance in the dust turn the radio up ♪ ♪ and that fireball whiskey whispers temptation in my ear ♪ ♪ it's a feelin' alright saturday night ♪ ♪ and that's how we do it 'round here ♪ ♪ yeah that's how we do it 'round here ♪ ♪ ♪ yeah that's how we do it 'round here ♪ ♪ yeah that's how we do it 'round here ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you, guys. >> oh, we love those guys.
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just a great crowd to end the summer here in central park. oh, who wants to do a labor day forecast? y'all want to know what you're about to get into? >> yeah, let's go ahead and do that and check across the weekend. comfortable in the east, a couple of cooler days especially in the northeast, north jersey, connecticut shore will be nice and then it'll warm back up. feels like summer certainly in the midsouth and deep south. a drier weekend if you're not no in the desert southwest. that labor day forecast like i said, 91, new york city on labor day itself, 82 for l.a. that's the big p good morning, i'm meteorologist mike nicco. going to be breezy and below average in strik. the rest of us in the 70s. going to be a cool start to the weekend. temperatures will rebound into the 70s at the coast. 80s around >> and all that weather brought to you by windows 10. now, we've got this for an exciting thing and very colorful. a new trend taking the running
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world by storm, it is called the color vibe 5k. my girl rachel is here to tell us more about it. the focus is more about fun than how fast you run which is my kind of jog. >> thank goodness. thank goodness. morning to you, ginger. unlike you, any tendency of there being an organized run, i have a tendency of running away from it. not this one. this was not the case. you probably heard of those obstacle races and mud runs that leave you caked in dirt from head to toe by the very bend but now there's another kind of race that leaves you looking like a human rainbow. i couldn't resist so i had to check it out for myself. take a look. it's kind of awesome. full of fun, full of color, the color vide 5 kilometer run is exercise in disguise. the runners including yours truly, get doused with colored powders throughout. why? why not? with over 130 races a year, all over the u.s., australia, new zealand and the uk, there is a race for everyone.
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>> it's a family fun 5k fun run, it's untimed so we're getting all kinds of people here. it's just to get out and do something unique, something really vibrant and something really crazy. >> reporter: and with all the races teaming up with local charities, i thought this would be perfect for my first ever 5k. so i decided to head to the altamont fairgrounds in albany, new york, to get vibrant. first, my outfit. oh, yeah. here we go. then the warm-up. it's zumba time. ♪ now i'm ready to go. >> three, two, one. >> oh, my gosh. we can do this, we can do it. all right, i am totally feeling the color vibe. are you feeling the color vibe? yeah, we're halfway through the race. come on, guys. let's go. one more time. yeah! whoo! that is a wrap. whoo. good stuff. after a quick rest with my new
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pal, oh, bella, she's tired too. i want to do the same thing, bella. i was ready to keep the party going. >> today she is going to be deejay rachel. ♪ ♪ party time >> whoo! >> reporter: with the ultimate dance party. ♪ bop bop bop >> reporter: the perfect summer activity for dogs, babies, families and friends, leaving you a rainbow of color. take the color vibe challenge. >> oh, that was too much fun. >> i love it. >> as you can see, we're all suited up right now. guys, you can have no fair because this is nontoxic and biodegradable. >> should we do it? oh, yeah. >> we're getting a little colorful in central park. >> celebrate our last summer concert out here in the park. you guys ready? >> oh, yeah, here we go. three, two, one.
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>> whoo! >> oh, my goodness. was that great? >> outstanding. all right. as colorful as this is, we have more florida georgia line performing live right here in central park. we'll see you soon. ♪
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i am feeling so very "breaking bad" in my outfit here. how about we get to more florida georgia line. let's hear it. this is "anything goes." ♪ alabama on the boombox, baby ♪ 'bout to get a little boondock crazy ♪ ♪ ooh yeah >> new york, y'all ready? one more time. ♪ big stars breaking out through the indigo ♪ ♪ chevy wind comin' in in stereo ♪ ♪ tail lights disappearin' 'bout a mile or so down the county road ♪ ♪ phone blowing up "where you is?" ♪ ♪ baby sayin' "baby, let's do this" ♪ ♪ rocket in a bottle with the fuse lit ♪ ♪ bout to lift it off i'm 'bout to twist it off ♪ ♪ lime on the rim of that dixie silver ♪ ♪ smokin' up a faded out 4x4 ♪ girls headin' off to the
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river, yeah ♪ ♪ victoria's secret ain't a secret no more ♪ ♪ i brought the songs and who brought the party ♪ ♪ only one way to do it up right ♪ ♪ everybody goes where eveybody knows ♪ ♪ that anything goes on a friday night ♪ ♪ get your party right it's a friday night ♪ ♪ get your party right it's a friday night ♪ ♪ well, baby you ain't nothin' but a masterpiece ♪ ♪ swaying and sippin' that dos equis ♪ ♪ losin' yourself in the big loud beat ♪ ♪ nothin' but heat come on ♪ somebody's rockin' that bang box ♪ ♪ everybody's hittin' that sweet spot ♪ ♪ nobody mindin' that tick tock ♪ ♪ gettin' all locked in with all my friends ♪ ♪ lime on the rim of that dixie silver ♪ ♪ smokin' up a faded out 4x4 ♪ girls headin' off to the river, yeah ♪ ♪ victoria's secret ain't a
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secret no more ♪ ♪ i brought the songs and who brought the party ♪ ♪ only one way to do it up right ♪ ♪ everybody goes where everybody knows ♪ ♪ that anything goes on a friday night ♪ ♪ get your party right it's a friday night ♪ ♪ get your party right it's a friday night ♪ ♪ alabama on the boombox, baby ♪ 'bout to get a little boondock crazy ♪ ♪ hop on, it's a helluva ride ♪ 'cause anything goes on a friday night ♪ ♪ with the boombox baby ♪ and candles on the toolbox it's a hell of a ride and everything right it's a friday night ♪ >> "gma." come on.
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♪ baby sayin' baby, let's do this rocket in a bottle with the fuse lit ♪ ♪ 'bout to lift it off i'm 'bout to twist it off lime on the rim of that dixie silver ♪ ♪ smokin' up a faded out 4x4 ♪ girls headin' off to the river, yeah ♪ ♪ victoria's secret ain't a secret no more ♪ ♪ i brought the songs and who brought the party ♪ ♪ only one way to do it up right ♪ ♪ everybody goes where eveybody knows ♪ ♪ that anything goes on a friday night ♪ ♪ get your party right it's a friday night ♪ ♪ get your party right it's a friday night ♪ ♪ get your party right it's a friday night ♪ ♪ alabama on the boombox baby >> thank you, guys. [ cheers and applause ] "gma's" summer concert series is presented by the makers of dr. scholl's. ♪ victoria's secret ain't a secret no more ♪
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♪ so great to have florida georgia line partying in central park for our final "gma" summer concert of the season. the powerhouse duo of tyler hubbard and brian kelley. nice to see you guys again. >> it's awesome to be here, thank you for having us. beautiful day. >> you know, last year on this stage where you announced the name and the release of "anything goes," and since then it debuted at number one on the billboard's, country and mainstream album charts. now, yes, now you're working on your third album. what can we expect? what can fans expect? >> you know, i think we got some very, very exciting new music that we've been working on super hard. i think it's going to be our best album yet. we're very excited. still we've just begun album three but we're so excited. >> best album yet. that is exciting. you all started out with christian music. you have collaborated with hip-hop and r&b stars like nelly and jason derulo. you're not just your mainstream
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about anything. what haven't you tried yet? >> there's some artists we'd still love to work with. rihanna, little wayne would be a dream collaboration with us. garth brooks would be amazing. and, you know, tim mcgraw would be something that would be awesome to do with him. we're a big fan of him, so we love keeping the music fresh and we love doing fun things. we're lovers of music most importantly and we love taking our music out and touring and playing it for our amazing fans. we love it. it's crazy. >> and they love you. now i see you have your georgia bulldogs. i got to give you a high-five on that. >> represent. >> whoo, yes, go, dogs. i'm sorry about florida state thing. >> that's okay. >> i'll forgive you for that. i have to ask, florida georgia line, why not georgia florida line? >> you know what, people ask us that all the time. usually everybody from georgia that asks. >> i'm a selfless person. i'm willing to sacrifice. >> it's alphabetical. it has a better ring to it, i'm sorry. i know you're a georgia fan -- >> that's fine. if you say so, all right. you guys are awesome. can't wait to hear you sing.
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how about they sing another song, guys? why don't you get ready and take the stage. here is their smash hit, the florida georgia line, "cruise." >> come on. ♪ baby you a song you make me wanna ♪ ♪ roll my windows down and cruise ♪ >> let's go! ♪ >> we got to hear you guys on this one. come on. >> feels good, new york. ♪ yeah, when i first saw that bikini top on her ♪ ♪ she's poppin' right out of the south georgia water ♪ ♪ thought, oh, good lord she had them long tanned legs ♪ ♪ couldn't help myself so i walked up and said ♪ ♪ baby, you a song you make me wanna ♪ ♪ roll my windows down and cruise ♪ ♪ down a back road blowin' stop signs ♪ ♪ through the middle every little farm town ♪ ♪ with you in this brand-new
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chevy with a lift kit ♪ ♪ would look a hell of a lot better with you up in it ♪ ♪ so, baby, you a song you make me wanna ♪ ♪ roll my windows down and cruise ♪ >> ah, we're cruising, baby. ♪ she was sippin' on southern and singin' marshall tucker ♪ ♪ we were falling in love in the sweet heart of summer ♪ ♪ she hopped right up into the cab of my truck and said ♪ ♪ fire it up let's go get this thing stuck ♪ ♪ baby, you a song you make me wanna ♪ ♪ roll my windows down and cruise ♪ ♪ down a back road blowin' stop signs ♪ ♪ through the middle every little farm town ♪ ♪ with you in this brand-new chevy with a lift kit ♪ ♪ would look a hell of a lot better with you up in it ♪ ♪ so, baby, you a song you make me wanna ♪ ♪ roll my windows down and cruise ♪
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>> new york city, let's get it, baby. come on. ♪ my windows down my seats back my music up and we ride her legs up on my dashboard and it's just the way i like ♪ ♪ hey country girl this country boy like everything about it ♪ ♪ you don't change a thing no way you stay the same ♪ ♪ i got you i like saw that all that head to tow you all that tell ol' boy he call back send a text say fall back 'cause i can see you got a thing for the fast life so come on shawty let me show you what the fast like whipping 'cross the border florida into georgia because baby you a song and you make me wanna roll my roll my r-r-roll ♪ ♪ baby you a song and you make me wanna roll my windows down and cruise ♪ ♪ down that back road blowing
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top signs through the middle every little farm town with you in this brand-new chef which with a lift kit ♪ >> sing it. ♪ would look a hell of a lot better with you in it ♪ ♪ so baby you a song you make me wanna roll my windows down and cruise ♪ ♪ i got my windows down ♪ cruise ♪ i got my windows down yeah [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you guys for partying us with us this morning, new york city, we love you guys. [ cheers and applause ] [female announcer] through labor day at sleep train's mattress price wars, save up to $400 on beautyrest and posturepedic. get interest-free financing until 2019 on tempur-pedic. but this special financing offer ends labor day at sleep train.
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♪ ♪ baby you a song how about that for a final friday in the park with florida georgia line. >> that was great, guys. thank you so much. >> that's a blast, as always. >> everybody here had a blast. >> we're having a good time. have a great labor day, everyone. ♪ reat labor day, everyone. ♪
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good morning, i'm eric thomas. happening today, families and friends of jail inmates are planning a protest outside the santa clara county jail where a man was found beaten to death. three officers are accused in the death, all three are under arrest. they could make their first court appearance as early as tuesday. let's get the weekend forecast from mike. >> cool conditions today. mid-60s to upper 60s along the coast. 70s for the rest of us. my seven-day forecast, 70s at the coast, 80s around the bay and 90s inland. 10-minute delay for bart at the montgomery street station. no problems on the bay bridge. you can see very clear conditions as you come into san francisco. we still have a cig alert due to this pedestrian fatality on highway 101 at baker avenue.
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