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good morning, america. millions on severe weather alert. winds up to 90 miles an hour. snapping power lines and hitting homes. huge hail pounds the south and a deadly dust storm tears through the heartland. donald trump's team accuses ted cruz of running a crooked campaign. using gestapo tactics after cruz sweeps colorado, edges closer in delegates. >> i met a lot tougher people over the years, but not anybody that can lie like him. >> hillary clinton launches a new attack ad taking on trump. as bernie sanders racks up another win. new york now looming for all the candidates. the super bowl champ will smith gunned down on the street after a fender bender. and tense exchange. new revelations about how the suspect and former nfl star may be linked. the investigation, this morning.
and meltdown at the masters, one of the worst collapses in golf history. 22-year-old jordan spieth on the brink of victory loses his grip. >> oh, my goodness, this is unbelievable. >> the brand-new dad wearing the green jacket this morning. and good morning, america. happy monday. welcome back to robin. >> good to be back. how is it to be danny willett this morning? lots to celebrate, 28-year-old won big at the masters, also a brand-new dad. >> your heart has to go out to jordan spieth. that par 3 12th. >> it was so hard to watch. >> it was. he was leading throughout. that 12th hole was too much to handle. >> it was a crazy masters. there were three -- not one, not two, three holes-in-one, including this amazing shot.
>> it counts. >> whoa. >> yes. this is not pool. >> he helped out the other guy, too. >> he did. we have that ahead but first we want to get to that extreme weather, severe storms in the heartland, deep freeze in the east. now a warm-up is on the way and rob marciano has the latest. >> reporter: good morning, rob. the warmup slow but the warmup is bringing severe weather across the plains. destructive winds. in some cases 90 miles an our in jer ran mow oklahoma and also hail across the texas/oklahoma border and in some cases getting to two and three inches in diameter. apps we shift it to the east across the arklatex. can't rule out an isolated tornado. part of the energy that dropped a lot of rain in las vegas over
the weekend. showers across parts of california in the southwest. mostly in the mountains. southern california will take all the rain they can get. still below average for the year e george. >> thank you, robin. now the race for the white house. on the republican side, ted cruz gaining ground on donald trump. he swept all the delegates in colorado. he declares he'll defeat donald trump at a contested convention. all eyes turning to the next contest in new york. abc's jon karl has the latest. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, george. donald trump had a tough weekend as ted cruz once again outhustled him in the battle for delegates and now trump is crying foul. donald trump is accusing the cruz's campaign of quote, crooked shenanigans in the fight for convention delegates. >> they're trying to subvert the movement. they can't do it with bodies or people because they don't have near the people we have. >> reporter: nearly four days off, trump is back on the trail. while trump was away delegates were at play.
>> of the 21 delegates we won all 21. >> reporter: over the weekend in colorado, which holds a state party convention instead of a primary, cruz made it a clean sweep, predicting he'll have the delegates to win a contested national convention in july. >> i believe the first ballot will be the highest donald trump receives and on a subsequent ballot we're going to win the nomination. >> reporter: the cruz campaign said they're outmaneuvering trump because they're more organized. trump's new delegate hunter said the cruz's team is using dirty tricks, even comparing them to nazi secret police. >> you go to these county conventions, we're going to be filing several protests because the reality is they're not playing by the rules. >> reporter: trump is also taking on his other favorite nemesis -- the media, going after "the boston globe," after the paper's liberal editorial board published this fake front
page, envisioning a world under president trump. warning of deportations, a stock market collapse and yellow stone national park renamed trump national park. >> and they made up the whole front page of make-believe stories. which is no different from the whole thing. i mean the whole thing is made up. >> reporter: trump hopes to turn the page when the new york primary is held next week. if the polls there are correct he's poised for a big home state win. robin. >> jon, we'll get back to you. now to the democratic race, bernie sanders notching another victory in wyoming over the weekend. winning the popular vote but splitting the delegates evenly with hillary. now the new york primary just eight days away. cecilia vega is here with the latest on that. >> reporter: eight days. good morning to you. bernie sanders has been winning states, seven of the last eight contests, but that battle for delegates is an uphill climb. but he says he can still win this nomination. >> thank you, brooklyn! >> reporter: this morning,
bernie sanders is riding high. >> are you guys ready to go on the ride? >> reporter: at the roller coaster at coney island. sanders now in a new york state of mind after a weekend win in wyoming. the ride ahead even wilder, sanders has a steep climb to pass hillary clinton with enough delegates for the nomination. >> in the last 3 1/2 weeks, we have reduced her margin by a third. so, no question, the momentum is with us. >> reporter: this morning, his team is threatening a convention fight if clinton doesn't clench the magic number of pledged delegates. >> we're on the way of pulling off the biggest political upset in modern history of america. >> reporter: clinton insisting that will not be the case. >> i feel good about the upcoming contests. i intend to have the number of delegates that are required to
be nominated. >> reporter: bill clinton on the stump, too, echoing his wife's confidence. >> she's 2.3 million votes ahead and 250 delegates ahead. how can you ask that? >> reporter: hillary clinton's focus now -- donald trump. she's taking him on in a new ad that hits new york air waves this week. >> with so much stake she's the one tough enough to stop trump. >> reporter: also in that path, that subway turnstile. a real-life subway fail made for "snl." i watched that so many times. it's so funny. both sides overnight released ads. that one from hillary clinton, she's laser focused on donald trump. bernie sanders put out a new ad overnight, celebrating his new york values. one side looking at the primary and the other one clearly focused on a general election. >> living here in new york, we're seeing those ads over and over again. >> new york matters. >> thank you, cecilia.
jon, you got this brand-new poll out this morning. it's a pox on all the candidates' houses. >> this is from the associated press, george, on the question, would you never vote for one of these candidates? 49% said they would never vote for hillary clinton in a general election. that sounds horrible until you look at the republican numbers. take a look at this, 63% say they would never vote for donald trump. 55% would never vote for ted cruz. as if people are saying they're simply aren't going to vote for everybody. i have to point out this one, which candidate would make america great again -- look at this, 33% said clinton. just 28% for trump. 30% said neither of them. >> meantime, you reported on how ted cruz swept the delegates in colorado over the weekend. he's predicted a win at the contested convention. let's take a closer look at where the delegates stand. >> trump got his clock cleaned out in colorado and several
other states as they're beginning to select the actual delegates. as you look at this, trump would need 62% of the remaining delegates to clinch the nomination before the convention. cruz would need 87%. kasich simply can't do that. we're headed toward a contested republican convention this summer. >> donald trump has good states coming up this week. thank you, jon karl. new revelations about the brussels attacks. authorities say that the terrorists were targeting paris again but switched to brussels at the last minute. abc's alex marquardt with more. revealed by the so called man in the hat. >> reporter: with the arrests of the man in the hat, mohamed abrini and others, belgian authorities saying all of the major figures from this cell that attacked paris and brussels are dead or in custody. it was the pressure from the manhunt that forced the attackers to change their plans. this morning the man in the hat in custody.
being questioned after he admitted he targeted the brussels airport with the suicide bombers. mohamed abrini's interrogation providing the startling revelation that the attacks in brussels were the backup plan. after the paris attack, the terrorist cell had intended to attack in france again but with the noose tightening the belgian prosecutor said they urgently took the decision to strike in brussels. >> it's not very difficult to change plans when you're targeting soft targets like the unsecured area of airports. or obviously the subway system. >> reporter: after the blast at e airport, abrini fled, the escape recorded by surveillance cameras. he claims he threw his tan coat in the garbage and sold the hat. >> any time you arrest key players in a network, it gives you the opportunity to figure out the network, location of weapons, location of other associates. >> reporter: abrini now facing multiple terror charges including terrorist murder, same as osama krayem.
a 23-year-old swedish national arrested friday seen in this photo with the suicide bomber just before the attack. even with this cell largely dismantled the threat to belgium, france and other european countries remain high. just this morning 300 new soldiers here on the streets of brussels bringing the total to almost 2,000. george. >> that alert level not going down. alex, thank you very much. the fire storm over north carolina's so-called bathroom law. bruce springsteen canceled a concert there this weekend and some are calling for nba to move its game. as critics say the law discriminates against gay and transgenders. supporters argue it represents decency. abc's steve osunsami is on the scene in raleigh. >> reporter: the list of big businesses threatening to pull businesses continue to grow. apple, google, paypal. but supporters of the law have
their own lists. mostly small businesses like real estate agents, lawn care services. the battle lines are drawn. ♪ this morning the boss is changing everything. bruce springsteen the rock legend who honors veterans is refunding concert tickets today in protest of the new north carolina law that rolls back protections for gay families. and it stops transgender people from using the bathrooms they need. ♪ cancelled last night's show explaining on facebook that some things are more important than a rock show and this fight against prejudice and bigotry is one of them. it's the strongest means i have for raising my voice in opposition. to those who continue to push us backwards instead of forwards. ♪ >> reporter: his band is speaking up, too. >> hurt people economically to do the right thing morally. try and stop this right now. hopefully other people will rise up and join us. >> reporter: basketball hall of
famer charles barkley agrees. this morning, he's saying the nba should move next year's all-star game somewhere else. >> i'm supposed to stand up for the people who can't stand up for themselves. so, i think the nba should move the all-star game from charlotte. >> reporter: the game alone is worth $100 million in business. >> with each event that's canceled, you have the direct impact of no longer hotel rooms. then ripple effects such as entertainment, cancelled restaurant reservations and even things like cab spending to concert-goers. from one place to another. >> reporter: the governor and his many supporters are fighting back. their critics are fine with laws in other places. >> they demonized our state for political gain. >> reporter: calling the bathroom issue a safety concern for girls. lawmakers here say they feel like they're being bullied. selena gomez and others have concerted scheduled here. singer brian adams has cancelled the concert in mississippi. that state passed a similar law that goes even further. george.
>> we haven't heard the last of this. okay, steve, thanks very much. amy with the other top headlines. a u.s. navy officer accused of passing secrets to china. lieutenant commander edward lin a native of taiwan worked for a navy recon sans unit with access to classified information. he's charged with paying for a prostitute. the director of the cia is drying a line to enhanced interrogation techniques. john brennan said it will not allow waterboarding even if a future president orders it. the technique was banned by president barack obama. donald trump said he would bring it back. secretary of state john kerry has become the highest ranking u.s. official to visit the atomic bomb explosion there. laying a wreath there. president obama travels there next month. no word yet if he will visit the site. a big concern for nasa, it's racing to save $600 million kepler telescope which unexpectedly power downed into emergency mode. it's unclear what the problem is.
the telescope has located thousands of planets. some dramatic video from india. crane hoisting a passenger ship sending the empty air bus crashing to the ground. it was being moved to a training site at the time. thankfully no one was injured. finally, mcdonald's infamous hamburglar has nothing on this guy. he broke into a "five guys" burger joint in d.c. he fired up the grill, made himself a couple of cheeseburgers, time for a quick phone call. police are hoping the public can help them catch him. he did steal a water bottle. i will say that. the police say they're on the look out for a man with a fedora and a grill skill. >> you know, he was hungry. >> apparently. the masters, all watching. >> painful. this one is painful to report. a huge upset at the masters. rising star jordan spieth leading the pack most of the way.
until a sudden nose-dive opens the door for a relatively unknown british golfer to walk away with that coveted green jacket. abc's linsey davis is here with the major turn of events. so close but so far, linsey. >> reporter: some are calling it one of the greatest collapses not only in masters history but in major championship history. jordan spieth's undoing came at amen corner. as you said it was at times painful to watch. 22-year-old jordan spieth, seen poised to take home the green jacket for the second year in a row. but then came the 12th hole. >> oh, my goodness. this is unbelievable. >> this will damage him for a while. >> reporter: what followed was one of the worst collapses in golf history. when it was over, spieth scored a 7 on the par 3. handing over the lead to this
guy -- danny willett. a 28-year-old who learned golf in a sheep field. now, the masters champion. >> it's just crazy. just surreal. >> reporter: willett is only the second englishman to ever win the masters. calling his wife to share the news. >> i'll call you back. >> reporter: the son of a preacher, willett was the last man to enter the masters. not joining until his wife gave birth to their baby boy. the due date, the final day of the masters. >> i wouldn't come here if he wasn't born by now. fortunately, he listened to my prayers and came early. >> reporter: and then there was this -- >> that's one. >> reporter: three players hit holes in one on the 16th hole but nothing could take away from the shock of spieth. he told his caddie, buddy, it seems like we're collapsing. an hour later, he was handing
over the green jacket to willett. >> big picture, this one will hurt. it will take a while. >> this was only willett's second time playing augusta. he has his older brothers to thank for golf. one of those brothers has served as his caddie. his wife had that scheduled c-section so he could play. >> we thank you for wearing the green. >> in theme of -- keeping with the theme. >> robin was just giving us a golf lesson. >> if that first ball went in it would not count. >> that's right. and for the record i've never chunked one in the water. we feel for you pal. all right, lot of rain stretching -- want to talk about this video out of northeast arkansas, incredible dust storm yesterday. 50 mile an hour winds. a lot of crashes there. one fatality. rain there, knocking down some of that dust. a couple inches into the northeast as well. select cities brought to you by sensodyne pronamel tooth paste.
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did you see this last night? melissa mccarthy making waves, literally crowd-surfing, at last night's mtv movie awards. becoming the first woman ever to win best comedic actor. her speech was so heart-felt. heartland recovering from severe storms overnight. deadly dust storm tears through arkansas yesterday. millions on alert this morning. the east is ready for a warmup. the golden state warriors making history overnight, steph curry and the warriors matching the bulls' record of regular-season wins, 72. now they have a chance to break it when they take on the memphis grizzlies on wednesday. also this morning, a real-life castaway. >> absolutely, robin. it looks like a scene from
hollywood but this happened in real life. three men stranded on a deserted island, making that sign you see to get help. how they were finally rescued coming up. >> we'll have that story. but we begin with an investigation under way in the shooting death of super bowl winner will smith, the former new orleans saints star was killed in what looks like a road rage confrontation. officials say road rage or aggressive driving were factors in 375 fatal crashes in 2015. abc's ryan smith with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, george. the suspect was in a courthouse yesterday, charged with second-degree murder. held on $1 million bond and not entering a plea. while police believe smith and the shooter were strangers, this morning, new details emerging about a bizarre connection between them. this morning, police still combing through the details behind the death of former nfl star will smith. >> will smith will get carson palmer. >> reporter: once one of the best defensive ends in the game,
helping lead the saints to a super bowl in 2010. >> one life is over and another life is ruined. >> reporter: police say this man, 28-year-old cardell hayes killed smith in a road-rage incident turned deadly shortly after 11:00 p.m. saturday night when hayes bumped his hummer into smith's mercedes suv. the pair exchanging words, then hayes allegedly opening fire. smith suffering multiple gunshot wounds, pronounced dead at the scene. his wife, racquel, shot in the leg. >> no information to suggest that they knew one another. or this was anything other than an accident that turned into a dispute, disturbance that turned violent. >> reporter: police aren't sharing a motive, but smith and hayes seemed to share an odd connection. hayes recently settled a lawsuit over a police shooting death of his father. one of the officers named in the suit was william ceravelo.
who was a close friend of smith's. abc news confirming smith and ceravelo had dinner saturday night. as seen in this photo. overnight, hayes' attorney denying revenge was a factor in the incident. >> not only did my client call 911 but my client secured a witness who was about to leave the scene and my client waited for law enforcement to arrive. now, tell me if that's the behavior that's consistent with someone who's an animal out here looking for blood? >> reporter: condolences pouring in from around the sports world for will smith. lebron james tweeting, so sad. bush tweeting you were a great man. smith the father of three was elected to the saints hall of fame just last month. as for hayes, he'll be back in this courthouse today to get a new lawyer, george and robin. >> we are thinking of will smith's family. and hoping his wife makes a full recovery.
now to the o.j. simpson trial, back in the headlines with that new series. and gil garcetti is opening up about marcia clark and saying he never wanted her on the trial. abc's gio benitez is here. >> reporter: he's no fan of the new show, telling that clark lobbied for the job herself. the prosecutor he wanted had health problems. >> absolutely 100% not guilty. >> reporter: for millions of viewers, the star-studded miniseries, brought the so-called trial of the century back to life. >> not guilty. >> reporter: and for the real-life cast of characters the show bringing up memories and new chances to tell their stories. >> if it doesn't fit you must acquit. >> reporter: former district attorney gil garcetti is speaking out. about the prosecution of o.j. simpson saying of marcia clark, she wasn't my pick. saying she lobbied hard for the
position. and he contemplated giving it to a more seasoned prosecutor. the former district attorney saying, marcia is a very good lawyer, but one of the things with her was that she didn't heed the advice of our trial consultant who told her not to pick african-american woman, particularly black mothers for that jury. she didn't listen and once she did that, there was no chance that we'd get a guilty verdict. the emotional clark was no match for simpson's high-powered dream team. >> you're always talking about the truth. well, the truth came out. >> the wildly successful fx series sparked new interest in the case and gave new insight into prosecutor marcia clark including sara paulson who played her on the small screen. >> she's a toughie. >> she is. i had a particular image and picture of her which i think most americans had. which was she was an aggressive [ bleep ] for lack of a way of putting it. through all the research i did,
i came to realize that was so far from the truth. >> reporter: as for marcia clark she recently told "the view" that the show was a painful reminder. >> for me it's reliving a nightmare. it's just awful. every bit of it is awful. it's hard for me. >> reporter: and garcetti remembering advice from former president jimmy carter. he said, gil, forget it, their going to find him not guilty. he told us the thoughts in his article were accurately represented and he says there were some misrepresents but he didn't want to get into them at this time. >> you can't lose sight of two families who are, you know, lost loved ones. all right, thanks so much, gio. coming up, those three men ship wrecked on a deserted island. behind the scenes of that dramatic rescue. and in our next hour, they call it uber for women, is it a safer way to ride? safer way to ride?
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scene that looks like it's in a movie. three sailors, ship wrecked. desperate rescued after making this giant help sign in the sand. abc's matt gutman has the details. >> reporter: they were marooned for three days after their fishing boat capsized, swimming to a tiny island through shark-infested waters. but they're a pretty resourceful bunch. using that giant help sign and smoke signals to alert rescuers. call it a real-life "cast away." >> hello! anybody! >> reporter: this morning, three men rescued off a tiny remote island in the pacific, using palm fronds to spell out "help" in the sand and waving those bright orange life jackets. their ordeal beginning last monday, several hundred miles north of papua new guinea. the men setting out from another isolated spec in the pacific.
population less than 1,000. then just after two hours at sea, a massive wave capsizing their 19-foot skiff, the crew holding on to those life jackets and swimming nearly two miles in the dark. washing up on a long, deserted island. it had fishing shacks but no way to contact help. >> the pacific is a vast body of water and very challenging to find any craft within that region. >> reporter: after three days a u.s. navy plane receiving an alert about the missing men, first spotting that smoke signal and then that message in the sand. >> this was a huge win for us and it was a huge win for bp 5 and more importantly it was a huge win for the three guys on the island. we have not seen any situation like this before. >> reporter: castaways are more common than you think. in 2014, this group of snorkelers carved a giant s.o.s. in the sand. off australia, a plane spotting them after nine hours.
but nothing compares to this mexican fisherman, lost at sea, for 14 months. living off of raw fish, uncooked birds and turtles. have no fear. island survival something we got a tutorial on last year. by far the most grueling. >> not getting enough smoke. >> reporter: but most important task -- building a fire. and just like those survivors rescued this weekend, that fire -- i give to you fire -- would have been our saving grace. yeah, fire is key. now while the u.s. navy was the first to spot these castaways this part of the pacific is so vast that the navy apparently told the castaways' families it would be faster for them to take their own boats to rescue them off the island. i'm sure it's something they didn't mind doing. lara. >> matt, wait a second, what happened to your shirt? >> what shirt. >> exactly. [ laughter ]
>> i think it was the pants in that shot. >> thank you, matt gutman. coming up on "good morning america" -- big headline about zika this morning. the new disorder it's being linked to. and how melissa mccarthy and will smith were honored at the mtv movie awards. i'm not reading that -- who got jiggy with that? i'm not saying that. >> jiggy with it. thank you amy. >> jiggy with it. thank you amy. -- who got jiggy with that? seriously? we'll give it a 6 for composition. scary. wow, what about just putting a fair, no haggle price on the window? not zany enough? ♪ sometimes the best deals are pretty plain to see. ♪
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♪ this is the story about how my life got turned upside down ♪ mtv movie awards. jamming with the big tribute to will smith there. one of the highlights of the night hosted by kevin hart and dwayne "the rock" johnson and t.j. holmes has the highlights. >> reporter: not exactly the oscars. we know that because they had a category for best kiss. straight outta compton got more than one nomination. also because when they give out a lifetime achievement award to the old actor -- and the old dude is will smith. it was a wild night in hollywood.
>> too much. too much. >> reporter: as the biggest stars in music and film mingled at mtv movie awards for a musical celebration of this year's best movies. the night was filled with funny acceptance speeches. >> david hasselhoff and god. >> and amazing music performances. ♪ and sneak peeks at some of the summer's hottest movies. ♪ >> reporter: star wars the force awakens won movie of the year. director j.j. abrams accepted in front of an audience filled with light sabers. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: they poked fun at the oscar snub controversy. >> i'd like to take an opportunity to thank the academy -- i mean, mtv. i'm sorry. >> reporter: as they paid tribute to will smith. >> whoa, hold up. >> reporter: who was honored with the generation award.
>> i'm dedicated until i die to life and love. thank you all. >> reporter: to mtv movie awards history. melissa mccarthy became the first woman to receive the best comedic award. >> i may be the first woman to receive this award but i am certainly not the first one to deserve it. my mom, sandy lynn mccarthy taught me not to fear being the butt of the joke and to lovingly go for the kill. and you know what, she delivered the kill this weekend. her movie outdid "batman v superman" this weekend. number one. >> the boss. >> and the dark chocolate night, it was that kind of night. all right, talk about will and kate on their royal road trip when we come back. out will
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♪ good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. royal road trip. will and kate take india. brand-new pictures this morning from the blockbuster trip, from a dazzling turn in blue overnight to prince william in a hip-hop dance-off. we're live from india with the latest. carli lloyd lashes out. she's sick of being treated like a second-class citizen when it comes to being paid. she says we are done with it. and uber for women. would you be safer if your driver was a female? the brand-new car service aiming to give passengers a peace of mind, but only if you're a woman. why it's about to hit some bumps in the road. and they're taking over our house. ciara, ludacris, ice cube and
common all here live as we say -- >> all: good morning, america. on a gray monday here, ciara and ludacris are here. there they are. and, go ludacris! it's a "barbershop" takeover. ice cube and common are going to be live here in times square as well. we got a "gma watch party" going on. at an actual barbershop, that's kolby's place in jersey. >> they're up this morning. >> why not, a watch party. and if it's monday that means "dancing with the stars" tonight. disney night tonight. can't wait for that. doug flutie, what an inspiring dance he had as well, lara, and maks is going to join us this morning. >> there he is. the former dancing champ, a favorite of ours, he may not be competing this season but he has a lot at stake. his brother is dancing with our
ginger zee. he'll be breaking down all the action for us. now, let's get the morning rundown from amy. a new poll signals trouble for donald trump in a possible showdown with hillary clinton. the associated press poll shows that americans trust clinton more to handle a range of issues from immigration to health care. voters saying she would be better at making america great. it comes as the clinton shifts its focus to trump. releasing a new attack ad. meanwhile, trump is calling the system corrupt after ted cruz won all colorado's delegates. trump's campaign accuses cruz using gestapo tactics and his children eric and ivanka aren't eligible to vote because they missed the registration deadline. an arrest has been made in the killing of two young students at southern university in louisiana.
police say the women, both 19, were just innocent bystanders caught in the cross-fire between men at an off-campus party. one suspect a former football player at the school is now in custody. u.s. naval officer is charged with spying. for china. edward lin, with access to classified information. the taiwan native is also accused of paying for a prostitute. in medical news the zika virus is being linked to another brain disorder. scientists in brazil say some patients are now suffering from a condition similar to multiple sclerosis that attacks the brain and the spinal cord. it's already linked to brain damage in babies. the captain of women's soccer team is speaking out about that team's wage discrimination complaint. women are paid $15,000 for making a world cup team but men get $69,000. she says the u.s. soccer federation has rejected the team's pay increase proposals calling them unacceptable. lloyd writes in "the new york
times." quote, simply put we're sick of being treated like second-class citizens. it wears on you after a while and we are done with it. finally, did you hear the one about the goat who wandered into starbucks? we kid you not. there you go, millie was the first customer of the day at this starbucks in northern california. let's just say she certainly perked up the baristas. the boy who owns millie said that she just slipped out of her leash, no caffeine fix for millie, she was only interested in snacking on the cardboard boxes. she's now back at home with her dog and six chickens and a brand-new fence. >> millie, i like that name. perfect for her. >> she looked peaceful, though. let's go over to lara. here's what's coming up, we're live in india for the royal road trip. all eyes are on will and kate as we take you inside their big adventure. and then the so-called uber for women, is the new car service really a safer option?
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years, first time they're traveling without george and charlotte. lama hasan has the details. >> reporter: in deli they laid a wreath in honor of the war daechltd the duchess dress made by british designer. billowing in the breeze. >> catherine and i are very impressed. >> the couple began their second day of the trip meeting with young entrepreneurs after capping off their first day at a gala where bollywood royalty met real life royalty. kate looking great in royal blue, diamond earrings. her sunning gown. prince william saying how much they wanted to visit. >> when we were married, india was the first place on her list she wanted to visit.
two children and five years later we finally made it. >> this is the first time they have been to india. it's very significant. because the indians love the royal family. >> reporter: from the streets immortalized in the film "slumdog millionaire" to the cricket pitch, the duchess in a tunic dress and wowing the crowds with her soccer skills. prince william challenging one man to a hip-hop dance-off. the future queen taking lessons in speaking hindi from schoolchildren. for "good morning america," lama hasan, abc news, london. >> and abc news royal contributor victoria murphy is traveling with william and kate. she joins us live from delhi, india, thank you for being with us. >> hello, good morning from india. >> well, we heard in the piece that william said kate really wanted to visit india.
do they get a say of where they go on their official royal visits? >> well, yes, as you saw it, at that bollywood dinner last night, william revealed that kate always wanted to go there. he joked it's taken them five years. it's down to the british government. they are representing britain, they're representing the queen abroad, it's at the request of the government where they go. they had to wait a little while to go here. you can definitely tell they're really, really excited to be here. they're looking forward to see as much of the country as possible and doing a really good job for the queen. >> their patience certainly paid off. so, what are they hoping to accomplish with this visit? >> well, i think what they're hoping to accomplish obviously is to strength on the ties between britain and india and william has said that he's very keen to do that. they want to see as much of the country as possible. for kate, she's very interested in meeting the children. they went to the slums yesterday, they saw some of the
country's poorest people. and for william, when they go to that national park tomorrow, that will be a big thing for him. he's trying to highlight the plight of the rhinos there because of the poaching. they're hoping to see as much as possible and to make their presence known in india. >> they're also visiting the taj mahal, an homage to william's mother. thank you so much. so much to see and do, victoria. enjoy your time there in india. >> thank you. >> all right, george, over to you. let's turn now to that new ride app, aimed at women who may not feel safe with uber and lyft. called chariot for women. there are questions about how it works as well. abc's gio benitez has the story. >> reporter: incidents like these, a passenger's worst nightmare. >> i'm afraid. i'm about to get raped. >> reporter: in january, she said her uber driver dropped her off and refused to leave. >> nothing out of my mouth was anything other than no.
>> a neighbor finally scaring the driver away. uber severing ties with him. also in january, this jacksonville lyft driver charged with battery after a woman said he attacked her in the backseat of his car. the driver pleaded not guilty. lyft permanently removing him. calling his behavior absolutely unacceptable. just last week, uber agreeing to pay up to $25 million to settle a lawsuit alleging it misled consumers on background checks of its drivers. lyft agreeing to pay $500,000 to settle similar allegations in 2014. both companies settling with no admission of wrongdoing. now, a former uber driver and his wife kelly offering an alternative service, chariot for women. exclusively for women passengers. the drivers all female aiming to give passengers peace of mind. >> from having thousands of passengers in my backseat, i heard stories that were about unsafe travel and uber drivers hitting on women and just a lot of unsafe issues.
>> reporter: pellett said that the service will also cater to mothers with young children. offing liftedings for for girls and boys. but he admits he's not a guarantee of safety. we asked folks at the annual women's expo in rhode island if all-women drivers would make them feel safer. >> we're more comfortable with women. but also that doesn't exempt women from being kind of -- >> malicious. >> reporter: one future chariot for women driver said having just women and children in her backseat will likely protect the company's female drivers, too. >> if i were picking up man, i know he would be a lot stronger than me and i wouldn't feel comfortable. >> the concept not entirely new. shetaxis said they received an overwhelming positive response from its customers, but had to temporarily shutdown because they couldn't meet the demand. but also because of accusations of discrimination from men looking for rides. >> you can't limit it to one
gender. from a public accommodation aspect. you can't limit who you offer your services to just one gender. >> reporter: chariot for women said its business is well within the law. its lawyer telling us that giving women and their loved ones peace of mind is not only a public policy imperative. but serves as an essential social interest. and uber tells us it its technology makes it possible for safer rides in ways that have never been possible before. and lyft said the safety of their community is their top priority. but char yacht for women said both passenger and drivers will have a ride with a password. it launches in boston and select cities next week. robin, this is a very interesting conversation. >> it is. a conversation that will continue. now to a star on a mission, doug flutie brought the ballroom to tears with his emotional waltz last week. did you see it? now he's back at it.
tonight's dance crucial to keep him on the dance floor and maks is going to join us in a moment with a big announcement. but first, doug takes us behind the scenes. the country has fallen in love with former star quarterback and dad doug flutie and his partner karina smirnoff. this week, they're back at it. rehearsal no laughing matter. >> to the left. sharp, sharp. see. no, it's not -- it's -- i think we have a old married couple relationship. i voice what i want him to do. he complains back. tell me what hurts. i tell him to keep quiet and keep doing it. >> reporter: last week, doug waltzed into the hearts of america with a dance dedicated to his parents who had been married for 56 years when the unthinkable happened last year. >> basically dad had been ill,
only a matter of time. the morning he passed, i was on my way and i get a text from my sister, saying, "they're working on mom," and i didn't understand that one. i run in and mom had a heart attack after dad had passed and she passed away within the hour. the only way to grasp it is to understand that it's a love story, that mom passed of a broken heart. at some point, she realizes i don't want to go on without him. >> reporter: doug poured his own heart into the performance, overcome by emotion after. >> just wanted to make my mom and dad proud. >> yeah. >> reporter: he's dancing on the show for his son, doug jr., dougie diagnosed with autism at the age of 3. >> we honestly believe that we given dougie because we're in a position to make a difference. >> reporter: 18 years ago, the
fluties started the doug flutie jr. foundation for autism and is now launching a new campaign. called "autism on the go." >> this will be when it's all said and done -- will be the thing i'm most proud of. because it will go on much longer than a football career went on or game or season or the mirror ball or anything else. >> one of the things that i love about him, he has things in perspective. maks a former champion is joining us live from los angeles. digging the hat, my man. love the hat, love the look. >> thank you. >> thank you for getting up. the improvement in doug from the first week to now, and how does he stack up against the other two nfl players, von and antonio? >> i mean it seems like he's the underdog, right, he's got a bit of an age in him, maybe less limber and stuff. but i kind of take him as a dark horse in this competition.
he's extremely likable. he's an amazing character. he's such a nice guy and that story last week, i mean, if that's not -- you know, a tear-jerking situation. by the way, my parents are exactly like that. god forbid one goes, the other will follow. just look at us and say bye. maks, i know also, it seems like every time you're here you have some announcement for us. what's the announcement this morning? >> i don't know why for whatever reason they let me back in the ballroom. next week i'll be sitting behind the desk, next to len, and there will be two of us dishing out criticism at everybody. i'm going to be co-judging the switch-up week. >> back as a judge. they're letting you back in. >> can you imagine? >> hey, does peta know this? your fiancee. does your brother val? do they know?
>> you know, look, you know, we share household for the time being, but, you know, it's funny because they go to their jobs. you know, i do my thing. we don't really talk about these things. you know, when they ask me a question and want advice, i certainly give it. but i kind of like stand back. sometimes they look at me as the old man in the room. you have done it so long ago this is the new "dancing with the stars." we'll see what happens next week when i get to put up a paddle. >> you're far from an old man, my friend. talk about the switch-up week because that's kind of tough on everybody, isn't it? >> yeah, halfway through the season you just got comfortable with your partner and you have to go do it with somebody else, it's a little strange because you don't know how to behave yourself, do you do better? maybe not do so good? because it's your competition. but i feel like everybody's having fun and kind of everybody's settled into this
whole switchup thing. everybody is hoping for staying in the lane. >> i'm sorry i can't imagine ginger without val. i just can't. the two of them are so good together. >> i know, they're amazing. >> and disney night tonight. one of your faves. great to see you, maks. we'll see you next week as a judge there again. thanks so much. don't miss disney night tonight on "dancing with the stars." 8:00/7:00 central on abc. back outside to rob. >> this is not planned. you talked about disney night. look at these disney princesses. help -- happy birthday to their granddaughter who should be in school right now. we got all sort of great people here. we got people from michigan and oregon. but we got some severe weather threat across the midsection of the country and rain that will be stretching along this front for the next couple of days. kind of wet but warmer, so we'll take that. that's quick check of your national outlo good monday morning.
i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco with your bay area accuweather forecast. next storm comes in wednesday night through thursday morning. above average warmth this weekend. as far as today, low 60s along the coast, san francisco. mid- to upper 60s from the bay. tomorrow, mid-40s to low 50s. thursday will be our coolest and breeziest day. check out the 60s, 70s, and 80s this weekend. >> west coast, kids playing at carnegie hall later today, classical music. good luck. lara. >> thank you so much, rob. "pop news," what do you think of the idea of jennifer lawrence blonde bond? >> oh, okay. >> kind of nice, right? it's a twist on this. she's said to have the lead to be the main contender to play the lead in "the last goodnight." the book which doesn't come out until tomorrow has already been
optioned. it tells the story of world war ii spy betty pack, a real-life secret agent, who used her looks and brain to help win the war. the advice the cia used to give its new agent. the last person you say good night is usually the most dangerous. supposed to be a great book. apparently that person was often betty pack. sounds like a very needy role. for lack of a better word. also in "pop news" this morning, no one wants to admit to sleeping on the job but what if your job paid you to snooze? employees at the insurance company aetna are being offered bonuses if they can prove that they get a solid seven hours of sleep a night. workers are being given fitbits to monitor their sleep. if they can show 20 nights of seven hours or more,
they're rewarded with cold, hard cash. the going rate is $25. up $500 a year. that will help you get some sleep. the boss is giving his sleeping sound, too, saying the extra shy shuteye has improved productivity immensely at the company -- >> i feel like that would stress me out. i have to get seven hours of sleep. i wouldn't be able to go to sleep. >> amy wants to win the sleeping competition. >> none of you guys are going to get the bonus. >> unfortunately not. >> but i think it's a great idea. his company is really into it. terrific idea. hint, hint. also, who knew one watermelon plus 700 rubber bands equals internet gold. 800,000 people tuned into this buzzfeed melon explosion, live stream event. they basically kept putting rubber bands on the watermelon. people kept watching and waiting until the watermelon finally
exploded. 9.5 million people have watched that. that's more viewers than "survivor" gets. watching a watermelon explode. if we only knew that, ratings juggernaut right here on "good morning america." >> we just showed it four, five times. >> right. come on, america. >> more people tuning in already. that's "pop news." coming up -- the amazing story behind this photo. how friends came together to help out these brothers. we'll be right back. how friends came together to help out these brothers. we'll be right back.
good morning. i'm natasha zouves from the abc7 morning news. let's get a quick check of your morning commute with sue hall. >> we still have a sig-alert with a fatal investigation in los gatos where the ground ramp from 85 to 17 remains shut down due to the investigations and jammed up in the area. bask um is available around that particular closure. a couple more hours and skyline and berkshire reopened after a and berkshire reopened after a earlier fatal ♪ ♪
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♪ welcome to my house and welcome back to "good morning america." kolby's barbershop out there in new jersey. everybody getting ready to celebrate "barbershop" right here in times square. ice cube and common are going to be here. fun morning here at "gma." >> yeah. >> i saw it last night, funny. hey, hey, one of those at the barbershop, and we're turning our set here into a barbershop as you can see. an actual barber to the stars, that's willis the barber. he styles everyone from nba stars to kendrick lamar. >> nice. let's keep the hair theme going, because we have the hottest trends sweeping the red carpet, curls, how you can rock them in beauty 911.
also this morning, we got the exclusive billboard music awards announcement. ciara just walked through the studio looking ravishing. she's here with ludacris. they're revealing the finalists live. >> that's all coming up. a heartwarming story. behind this photo, four brothers right there up for adoption and they were looking for a forever family. some friends stepped in and the rest is history. abc's jesse palmer has the story. >> reporter: it's a photo that captured our hearts. >> look at me on "gma." >> reporter: four brothers, adopted by two families. >> we decided to grow our family through adoption. michael is 6, he loves to laugh and play. there's jess who's 5. and he has cerebral palsy. >> my name is jess. >> he just lights up. there's camden who's 4. he's a typical 4-year-old.
>> reporter: but it's also a story of how one friendship transcended expectations. >> my friend julia called and she was in the process of adopting three beautiful boys. >> our caseworker pulled us aside and said you have a baby brother. one that has major special needs that somebody was going to suffer. >> our house didn't cross my mind initially. >> if we didn't adopt him he would be over 1,000 miles away. >> i called julie back and said, no matter what, we would always make sure they were family. >> they're brothers. >> when elijah is with his brothers he just lights up. >> you're the big brother. >> he's really into saying hut right now and throwing the football. >> it was kind of hectic trying to get all four boys to smile and look and especially to get elijah to hold the sign because
he was just wanting to throw it. when you see how long they have been in foster care and they were finally adopted it's beautiful. >> reporter: so, 1,290 days later, the story of four brothers and two families is only just beginning. >> michael is old enough he's always going to remember that he got adopted on the same day as his brothers. >> i'm not giving them a gift, they have given us a gift. >> reporter: for "good morning america," jesse palmer, abc news, new york. >> beautiful. so great. let's go outside to rob. check it out. we're cutting hair out here. barber willis in the house. you volunteered, how's the cut going so far? >> it's going good. >> look at those skills. trimming it up. let's check out some of the weather across the country. temperatures are finally going to warm up just a little bit. getting into the 70s across the southeast. it was a chilly masters and 71 in minneapolis.
we'll take that, 78 in denver by thursday. at least getting back to more average temperatures. some mountain showers expected today. good morning. i'm meteorologist mike nicco. after some patchy drizzle this morning, the clouds open up just a little bit. my accuweather seven-day forecast, our coolest day is thursday after some rain in the morning. check out the warmth this weekend. >> what about this kid, willis? a good head of hair? >> he has an amazing head of har to cut. real easy. >> look at those skills. >> this weathercast is brought to you by american express. back to you, amy. our new series beauty 911, curls are one of the hottest red carpet looks this season. but they're not always easy to get right. michelle lee is here with tips on how to make them work. if you want to transform straight hair. welcome and thank you for being
with us, michelle. >> thank you. i'm loving your wave. >> this is something that's becoming really popular lately, why? >> well, i think curls and waves are really youthful and it's also a little bit more free-spirited, right? obviously, still, a straight look is really great. but on the red carpet, people want to be more free-spirited. >> speaking of free-spirited we have our first look, it's the beach loose wave. sofia vergara loves this look. there's a look at her. now, we have our model holly. let's see holly after her beachy wavy look. she looks gorgeous. >> she looks amazing. >> i love it. how do we do this? >> it's all about the volumizing mousse with this. the best way to get this look is, wash your hair and dry it about 80% of the way, kind of finger style some of those waves in, put it into two braids, when
you undo the braids and you kind of let it all air dry. and it will come out these beautiful beachy waves. >> it looks fantastic. thank you so much, holly. we have a question now from twitter, this is karen, how can i make curls not look crunchy or slept on with all that mousse sometimes? that happens. >> it happens sometimes. if you're worried about the crunch, use a couple of drops of hair oil. it will leave it soft and manageable. next, we have spiral curls. it looks gorgeous. let's have our model alexandra before her transformation. alexandra, come on out and show us our next style. wow, that looks like a lot of work. >> she looks fantastic. it's all about the curl cream. if you find a really great defining curl cream, the best and easiest thing to do is take a shower at night, when your hair is soaking wet,
part your hair in different sections, apply the cream. put it in a top knot. sleep on it. when you wake up you'll have these defined curls. >> it looks fantastic. thank you so much. >> now, let's see a woman who has tight curls can do. we have a look at styled in a loose curl. our model stacey has short hair and tight curls right there. come on out, stacey, and let's see your new look. she looks fantastic. >> stacey is a great example of how you can have bangs with curly hair. if you have a really great side swept bang and loose wave is really flattering. >> then, we have with straight hair, want to be on trend, look at that, let's see our model jamie before. she has that straight hair -- no it's kind of wavy there. come on out and let's see what
you look like with your new curls. she hooks great. >> she looks great. what we did here, we're showing off some soft ring lets and we used two different curling irons. you want to use one that's thicker and one that's a thinner. you want to alternate. because you want it to look real. we sprayed a really great frizz control spray at the end. beautiful. >> it looks fantastic. let's bring all the models out. you all look spectacular. you guys look great. michelle lee, thank you so much for joining us. we appreciate it. >> thank you. coming up, more hair. a barbershop takeover. the watch party. all coming up next. all coming up next.
we have a sneak peek of how things are going in the shop, take a look. >> it's a new situation. >> it's not a new situation. >> it is a new situation. >> it's been a year. i understand that. >> all right, y'all. yo, you need a minute? because we'll all leave. >> i'm going to leave. it's like a love and hip-hop reunion there. >> it was. please, a proper welcome to ice cube and common here on "good morning america." i'm a big fan of the franchise. this one has heart, has humor, has a message behind it. but first, ice cube, congratulations. "straight outta compton" getting recognition at the mtv movie awards and nwa in the rock and roll hall of fame. >> yes, yes, thank you. it feels great to be recognized after all these years, 30 years ago, 25 years ago, i would never have thought that the music industry even wanted to remember nwa because
of how much, you know, criticism we got, and how much, you know, venom we got when we first started. but you know for it to come full circle and to be in the rock and roll hall of fame is great. >> common, you're the newbie to the franchise. >> yes. >> and this was very important to you because it's based in chicago, that's where you're from. >> i feel really connected to this whole story. dealing with the gun violence, happening in chicago and many cities across america, it was like this script, this story had a heart to it where i needed to be a part of this. and to be able to work with cube and cedric and nicki minaj and malcolm lee, it was like, wow, this is beautiful. >> beautiful job with the cast. >> thank you. >> so talented and the way they worked together. this one has a social message to it that's very important. >> we didn't want to do just a
barbershop, you can always climb the local celebrities. or the politicians. we wanted a story that's really going on in chicago. the south side of chicago. you can't do a movie "barbershop" without talking about what's going outside the barbershop. it was just the perfect backdrop to wrap this movie in. >> it was also about this 48 hour, the weekend of a cease-fire, and you got that from a real-life story in memphis. a barbershop in memphis? >> yeah, i read a story about a guy who, you know, he didn't know what to do, so, he said he was going to give out free cuts if they stopped the violence and i just thought that was a great premise and a great thing for him to do for the community and, you know, so, and barbershop, we got something similar. >> you surely do. that was very important to you?
>> yes, it's empowering. it's like -- i remember hearing president obama saying in a speech like it's going to be up to you what you do in america, what we do as the people. for our story to say, the barbers can help make change. anybody can help make the change. i think the movie for me makes me feel good when you leave. >> it makes you think, gentlemen, because i knew i was going to laugh and you do that. and i knew it was going to have some heart to it, but -- you finish watching it, it makes you ask questions and it does inspires you and it gives you hope. i got to tell you, my barbershop. my dad went to tyrone's every saturday. we're going to go to kolby's, a barbershop in new jersey. the fellas want to ask you a question. who has a question for the guys here? do you have a question?
>> ask the question. >> how you doing? i'd like to ask cube a question. can you hear me? >> go ahead, shoot. >> if you weren't an actor would you be a barber in real life? >> hey, maybe. barbers are our unsung heroes in the neighborhood. they keep our self-esteem up so do our beauticians, you know, without them, where will our self-esteem be, you can always walk into a barbershop get a nice conversation when you walk out, you're looking good and feeling good and you know, it makes us feel better. so, i would definitely consider it. >> it was the social media before the social media. >> without a doubt. >> how about you? you got the clean look. >> i take pride in this bald look. keeping my beard tight. i care about my body, you know what i mean.
>> i'm so glad and you guys have buried the hatchet long ago, and the song "real people" which is a part of that, how you were able to put aside your differences and work together. >> you know, it's great. because, you know, we're showing people, even if you have a problem with somebody you know what i mean, through time and a little humbleness you can get through that and you cannot only get through that but you can work together and you can become friends. >> real people. >> it's great to be able to work with common in the movie and on the song and you know, it feels real good. >> and for you, common? >> i feel like we're showing an example of people who do have beef whether it's on the streets or in music, you overcome those things for a higher purpose. working with ice cube in films. we're making music. we progressed. we're putting out positive
all right, we've been waiting for this all morning long. ciara and ludacris are here. they're hosting next month's billboard music awards. here now to announce some of the finalists. but first, i want to ask ludacris, you have hosted this before, do you have advice for this beautiful first-time host? >> i do not. she's born for this. we'll have way more fun this year.
>> we have had a few top billboard hits ourselves. so, as we begin, i'll step out and you guys will start. with top new artist. >> yes. >> let oes do that. >> the finalists for top new artists are -- fetty wap. omi. charlie puth. silento. and bryson tiller. finalists for top female artist. we have adele. selena gomez. ariana grande. rihanna. taylor swift. and those are the finalists for top female. >> the finalists for the top male artist are -- justin bieber. drake. fetty wap. ed sheeran. and the weeknd.
>> top hot 100 songs. we have adele's "hello." fetty wap's "trap queen." wiz khalifa featuring charlie puth "see you again." the weeknd, "can't feel my face." and "the hills." the finalists for top hot 100 songs. >> and that is what we have there. >> more, more. >> i have a card here. we got more. the finalists for top artist are -- adele. justin bieber. drake. taylor swift. and the weeknd. >> all right, there you have it, everybody. and you'll be able to hear more
of our finalists. we'll have them on our website. what have you both been doing. congratulations on your engagement and also your new "essence" cover. that beer going to reveal right here right now. >> thank you. mother's day issue for may. it's my first time on the "essence" cover. >> ludacris, you're executive producing a new show on b.e.t. fast and furious 8. >> yes, we already started and working on new music. >> you guys, thank you. billboard music awards, huge show. we'll have more information on it on our website.
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good morning. i'm natasha zouves with the abc7 morning news. let's get a check with sue hall with trax. >> the earlier fatal accident in the los gatos, northbound 85 to 17, finally cleared and all lanes wide opened. traffic improving in the area. now a motorcycle down eastbound 80 approaching the bay bridge at 7th street blocking the left lane. natasha. >> i usually go first. good morning. breaks in the cloud cover. slight chance of stray shower across the higher elevations. 64 to 68 for the rest of us. rain on the way thursday morning. natasha. >> thank you. it is time now for "live with
kelly and michael." we'll be back at 11:00 the midday news. our reporting continues on our ab >> it's "live! with kelly & michael." today, film and television star chris o'donnell. and from the film, "barbershop: the next cut," cedric the entertainer. plus, a performance from the big winner of the final season of "american idol," trent harmon. also, find out how one picture could win you a $20,000 prize. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] >> and now, here are kelly ripa and michael strahan! [cheers and applause] ♪