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good morning, america. devastating tornadoes tear through the south. causing major damage. one twister hitting with 120-mile-an-hour winds. this mall severely damaged as the remnants of tropical storm cindy cause misery from texas to new york bringing more than a foot of rain and flash floods. now, new severe weather warnings this morning. also this morning, chaos at the capitol. senate republica releasing their secret health care plan, sparking protests, facing opposition even within their own party. what their bill to end obamacare means for you. and overnight president trump
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taking on special counsel robert mueller, the man now leading the russia investigation. what the president is now saying about mueller. overnight, johnny depp stunning crowds with this comment. >> when was the last time an actor assassinated a president? >> backlash growing over the remarks. was he threatening president trump? the secret service now responding this morning. and an abc news exclusive, dennis rodman one-on-one with michael. his first tv interview since returning from north korea and the death of american student otto warmbier. >> when he went there he was fine. a year later the same day you go over he's released in a coma. >> what he's saying about kim jong-un. >> i think people don't see him as a friendly guy, but if you actually talk to him -- >> his message for president trump and why he got so emotional only on "gma" this morning.
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and we do say good morning, america. it's been great having david with us all this week. >> did we survive? >> we did. >> almost there. >> happy friday and that means we have a great crowd out there in central park for our summer concert series with little big town. can't wait to get out there. >> we'll move uptown in just a bit here. a lot of news to get to. whatintervieth dennis rodman. michael sat down with him and he has a lot to say about his trip to north korea. he's facing criticism for making this trip in the midst of that college student that returned with severe brain damage after being held in captivity there. >> we're following dangerous tornadoes and floods. causing major damage. steve osunsami is on the ground in hard hit fairfield, alabama, with more. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning to you, robin. i'm standing in front of what's left of a state liquor store that took a direct hit. there's at whiskey aisle right there. the j & b and dewers are still standing on the shelf. look, what happened to the
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bourbon torn apart. all of this is a total loss. this town was caught by surprise by the storm. there were people inside these businesses at the time. this is what's left of an oil service station. as you can see, the walls were torn apart by the high winds. for many this was a rough night of wild weather across the south. >> it just hit here in fairfield. it was big, guys. it was really big. >> reporter: a confirmed ef-2 tornado came tearing through the small town just outside birmingham terrorizing families and destroying their businesses. four people were hurt. the only thing left standing here, these two shelves. >> it lasted about two or three minutes and it was gone. >> reporter: even from a distance you could see the 120-mile-an-hour winds, people here had to run for cover. the violent winds cut through power lines. this morning more than a thousand people here are still without power. what's left of cindy is not going away quietly across the south. the strong winds plus the high
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tide added to the heavy rains were more than enough to flood this highway. and just off the coast of pensacola, this waterspout was spinning up less than a mile from shore. >> oh, my lord. >> reporter: authoriti are still telling some families that they still need to leave their homes for higher ground. more than a foot of rain is soaking parts of mississippi leaving people in this neighborhood nearly underwater. >> the water is up about three or four more feet than yesterday. >> reporter: even the fire ants are trying to beat the rain. no one here was killed and authorities say that is a blessing. they're encouraging anyone that doesn't need to be in the area to stay away. many of the roads are still blocked. robin. >> good recommendation there, all right, steve, thank you. to ginger now who has more on where the remnants of tropical storm cindy are heading. ginger. >> you can see right here where the center or the circulation of what's left of cindy still in northeast arkansas about to make its way through memphis.
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that's the heavy rain. heavy rain part of the threat today. the flash flood threat from huntington, west virginia and pittsburgh back to jackson, mississippi. atlanta still included. you should not be surprised whatsoever if you see severe weather or flash flooding today anywhere in that region because we've got that cold front squeezing together with the remnants, kind of absorbing that. it could reach heavy rains one to two inches all the way to new york city. don't forget damaging threats a threat and a couple storm segments and really powerful winds. robin and david? >> all right ginger, thanks to you. also following a lot of major headlines out of washington this morning. a showdown under way under the republican senators' health bill and democrats say it will take coverage away from millions of americans. and at least nine republican senators both moderates and conservatives say they either can't vote for the bill or have serious concerns. president trump has settled a major mystery saying he did not recordisonversations with fired fbi director james comey after sparking a flurry of speculation with that tweet for
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weeks. the white house has refused to confirm or deny whether those tapes existed. we'll have more in just a moment. first to our congressional correspondent mary bruce for the latest on the health care showdown. good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning, david. well, the senate bill has finally been unveiled. for now not going anywhere republicans are facing opposition within their own party. if they still want to get it done next week this morning they're headed for renegotiations. this morning, the health care fight is on. [ chanting ] from the halls of congress -- [ chanting ] to the d.c. airport where protesters gave senators a send-off and a mouthful. the new senate republican bill is even facing opposition from within. >> i just didn't run on obamacare-lite or replacing it with more government programs. >> reporter: republicans can afford to lose just two votes, but already four conservatives not on board. they say the bill doesn't do enough to repeal obamacare and moderate republicans are concerned too.
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some worry the bill repeals too much. >> obviously it's a process where it deserves consideration and debate and not knee-jerk reaction. >> reporter: the bill ends the central obamacare requirement that everyone has to have health insurance. offers tax credits to help americans buy coverage but scraps subsidies to lower costs. rolls back the obamacare expansion of medicaid. but leaves in place protections for people with pre-existing conditions. senators will spend the weekend reviewing the bill but the big question remains, can they get the votes to push it over the finish line? >> there are 52 of us. all of us have leverage and the question for us is, you know, are going to deliver or not? this is an opening offer, not the final deal so time will tell. >> reporter: the white house says the president wants a bill with heart. so does this version do the trick? >> have enough heart, mr. president? >> a little negotiation but it's going to be great. >> reporter: so now it's time to negotiate. sources tell me republican leaders always knew that tweaks would have to be made but even
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the president admits it is going to be difficult to get these votes. he says there is a very, very narrow path to get this done. robin. >> all right, mary, thank you very much. for more on what this senate health care bill could mean for you, our chief national correspondent tom llamas. you're here and have two scenarios. >> that's right, good morning, robin. we spoke with experts at the american hospital association nonpartisan and crunched the numbers. let's take a look. first let's start with somebody who would benefit from the senate plan. first he's 27 years old, single male self-employed and he earns $200,000 a year. here's why he wins out, first of all he's younger so he could pay a fifth of what older people pay for health insurance. second, he lives in chicago. it's an urban area. there's more people. just like obamacare, they pay less for insurance. and finally he's going to get a tax benefit as well. medicare tax benefit and payroll taxes will be lower. >> so definitely somebody who would benefit. the flip side now? >> flip side, here's the person who will not benefit, 61-year-old woman retired living off $28,000 a year and lives in
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a rural area in iowa, clay county. first off, like we mentioned, she could pay a fifth more of what younger customers pay for insurance. that's number one. second, she lives in clay county, iowa. health care is much more expensive in rural area, fewer doctors, hospitals and people. >>hat's similar to the affordable care act. >> exactly. finally, also, she's going to have higher out of pocket spending. deductibles are higher and gets a smaller tax credit as well. >> what about people who do not have insurance under the affordable care act they are penalized. what about this bill? >> you remember that was a big flash point so no employer mandate or individual mandate so you will not be penalized if you don't have health insurance. the flip side means with less people purchasing insurance, that increases costs for those who stay in. >> still a long way to go. >> yeah. >> david? >> thanks for the breakdown. president trump meanwhile, making news. what he's now saying about the special counsel robert mueller who, of course, is leading the russia investigation and then whether there was any obstruction of justice. of course, mueller was appointed after james comey was fired at the fbi.
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so let's bring in our chief white house correspondent jonathan karl. and, jon, you saw this overnight the president telling fox news he is bothered by the special counsel robert mueller's relationship with comey and here's what the president said when asked if mueller should recuse himself. >> well, he's very, very good friends with comey which is very bothersome. but he's also -- we're going to have to see. there's been no obstruction. there has been no collusion. there has been leaking by comey. but there's been no collusion, no obstruction and virtually everybody agrees to that. so we'll have to see. i can say that the people that have been hired are all hillary clinton supporters. >> so, jon, if the president is concerned about this friendship, as he calls it, is he trying to put mueller on notice? >> reporter: it sure sounds that way, david, especially when you consider that his legal team has said that the president ultimately has the right to fire mueller, that everybody in the executive branch serves at the pleasure of the president.
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that sd, if the present were to attempt to fire mueller, you would see an outcry from fellow republicans, top republicans on capitol hill have made it clear that if the president were to do that, it would be a grave mistake. >> in the meantime, jon, on this issue of whether the president is recording conversations at the white house, we all remember of course the tweet from the president saying james comey better hope there are no tapes. it took 41 days for an answer. the president tweeting this. he said, i did not make and do not have any such recordings. but, jon, you asked the white house why the game here? >> reporter: yeah, i didn't get a direct answer yesterday but i think we got a direct answer from the president just today. also in that interview with fox, the president basically said that he was doing this to try to force comey to, in his words, tell the truth. and he believes that -- he told fox anyway that he believes that comey's story changed once the idea that there might be tapes out there was in the public realm. so the president makes it clear he was trying to influence comey. >> all right, that's his take.
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jon karl with us from the white house. jon, thank you. also we're following another headline. actor johnny depp in hot water for joking about assassinating the president. this came in overnight, the secret service now saying they're aware of his comments. let's get right to our senior justice correspondent pierre thomas with much more. pierre, good morning. >> reporter: david, good morning. johnny depp is likely to get a call or visit from the secret service. the latest entertainer who will find out that for law enforcement, some jokes have consequences. >> can you bring trump here? >> reporter: the beginning of a statement igniting controversy overnight. >> when was the last time an actor assassinated a president? >> reporter: hollywood icon johnny depp at a movie screening in england seeming to know his remarks would cause a stir. >> this is going to be in the press. it's going to be horrible. i like that you are all a part of it. i want to clarify, i'm not an actor. i lie for a living. however, it's been awhile, and
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maybe it's time. >> reporter: according to the bbc depp who in the past has impersonated the president in this "funny or die" video -- >> i want you to slather every square inch of trump tower in brass. >> reporter: continued on saying it's just a question. i'm not insinuating anything. but the backlash was swift. one person writing on twitter, when was the last time an actor assassinated a president? gop representatives targeted and shot ds ago. depp is not the first entertainer to come under fire for their recent political comments. madonna taking heat for this speech just one day after the inauguration. >> yes, i am outraged. yes, i have thought an awful lot about blowing up the white house. but i know that this won't change anything. >> reporter: just three weeks ago comedian kathy griffin apologizing after this video shoot went viral.
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showing her holding up the bloody decapitated head of president trump. >> i made a mistake and i was wrong. >> reporter: the secret service is always concerned such comments could be heard by the unstable who might actually commit an act of violence. robin. >> all right, pierre, thank you. now to a major court decision in mississippi saying businesses and government employees can deny services to lgbt couples because of religious objections. abc's david wright is here and has details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the 5th circuit's decision means mississippi could soon begin enforcing the so-called religious objections law which would allow people in that state to deny services to same-sex couples on religious grounds but representatives of the lgbt community say they're not giving up. even though the u.s. supreme court says same-sex couples have a constitutionally guaranteed right to get married, mississippi's law says people who disagree have a right to refuse to serve them. >> i'm afraid this is going to
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be yet another excuse to hate. my wedding is july 4th and it throws it all into question. >> reporter: this ruling reminient of india's controversial religious freedom bill, which then governor mike pence signed into law. that law allowed business owners to discriminate based on sexual orientation. the owners of this pizza place in walkerton, indiana, refused to cater a gay wedding. >> i do not think it is targeting gays personally -- i don't think it's discrimination. >> reporter: mississippi's law, house bill 1523, passed at the statehouse after the supreme court issued its ruling on same-sex marriage but was never allowed to take effect. supporters of the measure say it protects the beliefs of people who insist marriage is between a man and a woman, and who believe a person's gender is determined at birth. >> simply all we're trying to do is say that people of faith have some protection from an overbearing government. >> reporter: but opponents say the mississippi law endorses
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bigotry pure and simple. opponents of the law have several other avenues of appeal open to them. they plan to appeal immediately. there's also hope that maybe the legislature could change the law. that's what happened in indiana, where governor pence signed into law some changes designed to address the lgbt community's concerns. >> i often say i love my home state. i was just there this past weekend. there are a lot of good people, great people in the state of mississippi where i went to high school and my family has lived there since 1969 and my parents are buried in the national sem tear in biloxi because my father serveed the military in three wars. the lgbt community is not looking for special treatment. they're not loing for ecl rights. it's about equal rights, civil right, human rights. that's what it's all about. >> you have a lot of love for your home state. >> i do, but this is something like perhaps like they did in indiana they could take a look but this wasn't voted on by the people. this was a house bill that was signed by the governor. >> we'll be watching it. all right. turn now to bill cosby back
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in the headlines this morning. his spokesperson saying cosby plans to hold a series of town hall meetings to educate people about sexual assault as a juror in his trial now speaks out and abc's linsey davis has the new details for us. good morning, linsey. >> reporter: good morning, david. the jurors that we have heard from describe a grueling process in a tiny room and now the cosby camp is suggesting that the duration and location of deliberations may have actually worked against the comedian. [ chanting ] >> reporter: this morning one of the jurors in bill cosby's sexual assault trial is speaking out saying there's no need for a second trial. >> it would be a waste of money because the man has already suffered the loss of his career and earnings over the past 11 years. it's done. it's settled. >> thank you. >> reporter: the jurors spoke to abc's pittsburgh affiliate wtae on the condition of anonymity.
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he wouldn't say how he voted during deliberations, but did say he questioned how the trial was affecting the 79-year-old's health. >> i wondered if he was going to be able to finish because he looked really weathered. >> reporter: the juror also seemed to question the woman at the center of the case, andrea constand, who testified during the six-day trial that cosby gave her a drug that rendered her incapable of stopping his alleged assault describing her as well-coached. >> i don't doubt what she said happened. but she asked for an apology and he gave her two apologies, and she refused any other aid that he offered. >> reporter: according to cosby's rep the comedian is now planning a series of town halls across the country to educate young people on how to avoid sexual assault charges. robin. >> all right, linsey, thank you. back to ginger now. wildfires and record heat out west. >> yes, 17,000-acre wildfire in
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thanks for joining us. i'm natasha zouves from "abc7 mornings." one driver is dead and another man is in the hospital following a terrible rollover crash in san jose. it happened around 10:30 last night near monterey road and bailey avenue. three cars were involved, and you can see t were just destroyed by the impact. san jose police tell us this is the city's 24th deadly accident so far this year. investigators are looking for what may have caused last night's tragedy. let's head over to alexis and check in on traffic. hi, alexis. >> hey, good morning! here's a live look outside at the bay bridge toll plaza. so, we've got some of the clouds breaking up, some sunshine breaking through, and yes, metering lights are still on. so, we don't have any major issues for the bay bridge
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commute, but i do want to show you drive times. we have a crash off on the shoulder westbound 80 just before treasure island. westbound 80 highway 4 to the maze, 27 minutes, about 18 across the bridge into san francisco. and if you're leaving the city south on 101 to the airport, still in the green at t
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hi, there! as usual, it was good news that the heat wave is over and the cooling trend begins. the east bay valleys, you get to hold on one more day. that's pretty typical. you're under a heat advisory until 9:00, so be careful again today. here's a look at our poor air quality, too, as we look at walnut creek. it's the inland east bay that could have it, so we're under a spare the air day. my accuweather seven-day forecast, check out the temperatures. barely any 90s tomorrow, none by sunday. natasha? coming up, dennis rodman's emotional interview with michael
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after republican setors revealed their heah care plan. democrats say it puts coverage for millions at risk and at least nine republican senators say they either oppose it or have serious concerns. we'll begin this half hour with more on that american college student otto warmbier laid to rest. thousands lining the streets paying their respects to the young man who died 17 months after he was held captive initially in north korea. held that entire time. warmbier was released and returned home last week with extensive brain damage. north korea denied it cruelly treated or tortured him and the statement released and dennis rodman happened to be traveling to north korea and the state department said they had nothing to do with otto's release. in an abc news exclusive this morning, the basketball player has a different take. he and his agent who traveled with him to north korea sat down with michael strahan for his first interview since the trip. >> otto warmbier was released the same day they went to north korea. >> all the prayers and love to his family, you know, but i didn't know he was sick. >> but he wasn't sick. when he went there he was fine.
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a year later, the same day you go over he's released in a coma and he passes away less than a week later. in this -- but this is in a place you say this guy who runs this place is your friend. how can that happen and you still have these feelings and sentiment -- >> you know, you say, oh, my god, this guy's my friend, i'm going to die for this guy. no, it's not like that. he's a friend of mine, great. i don't look at the political side about him. look at thfriendship about him and th the whole political -- with the kid that died i didn't know that i was the one that supposed to go over and get him out. >> do you think being there had anything to do with it? >> i know being there had something to do with it because when i was organizing the trip and met with the delegates here i addressed otto warmbier and i said to them, we -- we would need some type of good faith if we're ever going to do some type of future sports relations, so i
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asked three times -- >> before you went? >> before we went. i asked on behalf of dennis for his release three times and they said they understood, that was all that was said in that meeting. >> the same day that you go in he's released. do you look at that and think maybe we're being used here? maybe we are a distraction from that. >> i have but there's no doubt in my mind that these trips and me asking on his behalf was -- had a lot to do with it. >> otto's father said -- >> dennis rodman had nothing to do with otto. you know, it's a diversion, you know, they just released otto. it's a diversion. >> we wanted to meet with them when we came back but we were told that it just couldn't happen. >> have you talked to anybody there in north korea and said what happened with this kid? >> no, we haven't heard anything. >> but it's just mysterious a 21-year-old healthy kid all of a sudden is in a coma. that's not normal. something apparently happened and no one wants to say what happened but something happened.
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>> well, like i said i'm not into all that. like i said, i was just so happy to see the kid released. later that day that's when we found out he was ill. no one knew that. i was so happy he got released. jumping up and down, all right man, all right, man, good things came out of this trip, okay. great. >> so with three more americans being held over there, are you going to lobby for their release as well? >> if we could get more trips going over there i think anything is possible. >> it's possible. >> did you have a chance to meet with kim jong-un when you were there this time? >> no, we didn't meet him this time. the previous times we did. i think the fact that, you know, my trips have been going to north korea is more like trying to get the communication there sports wise. it's not about trying to release people and trying to do political stuff, it's almost trying to reach out for sports. and see if i can bring sports to north korea and north korea come to here. >> from the first time you went to the last time you went have you seen changes? >> yeah. we seen a lot of changes, the
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fact that it is so modernized now when you go over and you hear the radio and people talking, they're so happy now because it's more like civilized again. >> you say happy and civilized and kim jong-un you said is a friend for life. but he's a dictator who has suppressed other people, who has taken away some basic human rights, but you think everyone there is actually happy? >> yeah, i think people don't see the good side about that country but i think people don't see him as a friendly guy, but if you actually talk to him -- >> so when you see him do you see a different guy? >> oh, yeah. >> does he smile? does he talk is he open? >> we always talk, right? we sing karaoke. so fun. ride horse, everything. you don't see that. those people don't hate us. it's the politics. it's the bad thing. if we can try to figure something out, just open the
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door. i could put my life on this, michael, if donald trump had a chance, had a chance, he would get on a plane and shake his hand and try to make peas. >> you're a trump supporter. >> yes. >> last week you said you think trump would be pretty much happy with you -- did he tell you that? did you talk to him about it? >> i'm going to say seriously, really. do you think donald trump would give his right arm if he could fix that problem? >> have you talked to him about it? >> i haven't talked to him -- i ask him right now, donald come talk to me, let's try to work this out. >> why did you both of you do something that's so controversial -- >> i'm like a, you know, controversial person. i love it. controversial makes bad, negative and good publicity for everybody in the world. people today would do anything on tv just to be on tv. >> is that part of your motivation, to be on tv? >> no, i don't need to be on tv. i'm too damn famous for this. i'm not trying to sound cocky. my god, what am i getting out of this? i'm going over just to try to help and come back and, wow,
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what did i do that's so bad? i'm not here to say, okay, i got to be -- i got -- it just sucks. >> you know, with that being said and seeing you get emotional, do you think these trips you've taken have been worth all the criticism? >> absolutely. >> dennis rodman with michael overnight and let's ing in bob woodruff who traveled to north korea eight times. you know north korea very well and what the people have gone through there. first of all given what we heard do you think dennis rodman played any role in otto warmbier's release? >> we don't know because we don't know the reaction from within the country but the timing was a little strange which is true. because just when otto was released he went over there. but, you know, this is an interesting story because otto was -- he left because he was in this horrible health condition. the government there probably wanted to get him out before he died there in their country but
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there was an influence he did had when kenneth bae was released. an american prisoner. >> he has had influence before. >> he has. >> what do you make of this statement from north korea just today saying they deny any cruelty towards otto warmbier and in fact, they say that they're the victims in this? >> well, what do you think? i mean it's really hard to know what's going on inside the country. for them to deny it is quite something. i never heard them do any -- have a statement like this to try -- this is getting so much attention, i'm sure they're wondering and afraid of how this will be portrayed. >> around the world. >> around the world. it's cruel. >> you've got an incredible special on "20/20" looking into this. what more have we learned about the 17 months that otto warmbier was in captivity? >> well, interesting, it's really difficult to say how he died. but they do know that he died because there was really a lack of oxygen in the brain so the brain started to decay for more than a year so when you talk about some kind of torture the fact for sure and they have to
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admit this is that over there they knew that he was unconscious in a coma for more than a year and they never even told the families, even the u.s. government at all that this had happened so that's a form of treatment as well as it does not meet the standards, the international standards. no matter what you think about torture, what their talk is about today they never let this man back until right within a couple of weeks before he died. >> i'll tell you it was reassuring to see the entire community come out to support otto warmbier's parents. they've been through an incredibly, incredibly difficult time and bob has much more coming up on a special edition of "20/20," "a hostile act" at 10:00 p.m. eastern right here on abc. bob, thanks. >> all right. coming up here in just two minutes we have a new twist in that murder case made famous by the netflix show "making a murderer." and a "star wars" shake-up. the real reason director ron howard is taking over the new movie in the franchise. come on back. back. better.
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back now with a new twist in that case gripping millions featured in the netflix show "making a murderer." brendan dassey getting a big win in court after spending ten years in bars for the murder of a photographer and may now go free. abc's gio benitez has all those details. good morning, gio. >> reporter: robin, good morning. the court is saying that his confession video was the only real evidence linking the then teenager to the crime. but also says that in it investigators took advantage of his vulnerability to get the answers they wanted to hear. >> i am innocent of the rape and murder of teresa halbach. please help me if you can. sincerely brendan dassey. >> reporter: this morning brendan dassey, one of the central figures "making a murderer" may soon be a free man after a decade behind bars for allegedly helping his uncle steven avery kill photographer teresa halbach. on thursday a federal appeals court ruled his confession seen here in the documentary taken
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when he was just 16 years old and without any adults present was coerced. >> be honest. you went inside, didn't you? >> yeah. >> you went in the trailer? >> uh-huh. >> reporter: the three-judge panel writing that the line of questioning used and dassey's inconsistent story confirm that this confession emerged not from his own free will, but from the will of the investigators. >> who shot her in the head? >> he did. >> why didn't you tell us that? >> because i couldn't think of it. >> reporter: last august a judge overturned the 26-year-old's conviction but prosecutors immediately filed an appeal. now this new ruling set into motion dassey's possible release. >> we're at another peak and, you know, this time i hope it's a peak that sticks, that means something and it's not being set up for another letdown but, you know, it's keeping hope alive. >> reporter: the state of wisconsin now has 90 days to retry dassey. the wisconsin department of justice telling abc news, we
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anticipate seeking review by the entire 7th circuit or the united states supreme court and hope that today's erroneous decision will be reversed. and the ruling also highlights testimony describing dassey as highly suggestible and docile. the documentary arguing that he has an intellectual disability. we should tell you his uncle steven avery is serving a life sentence for that murder. robin. >> that's right, gio. let's bring in abc's chief legal analyst dan abrams for more on this. so many twists and turns. where does it go from here? >> the wisconsin authorities now have to make a decision, where do they go? there are one of three things they can do. number one they can go to the full 7th circuit court of appeals. remember, these are only three judges that decided this. you have the opportunity to say, we want the whole court to review it. the only thing they can do is appeal to the u.s. supreme court. i don't think the u.s. supreme court is going to hear this and the other thing they could do which is what i think that they should do is drop this. the bottom line is the only piece of evidence against dassey is the confession. the confession is at best
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incredibly questionable. so i don't know why they continue to fight this. typically when you hear about appeals, it's the defense appealing, not the prosecution. >> so you don't think they should retry him? >> no, i don't think they should retry him. i think that they should decide this is it. now, they seem to want to retry them but they need that confession so the legal rulings are about whether the confession would be admissible. if they don't have the confession they can't retry him because that's all that they have. >> the uncle is also appealing. >> that's right. totally separate case, right. the supporters of steven avery want to lump them in together and say, aha, see what happened to dassey. this will be good news for avery. it has nothing to do with avery. avery -- i believe and i've said this publicly before, i believe the evidence against avery is incredibly overwhelming and so it's a totally separate situation between avery and dassey. dassey ought to be released. avery, completely different story. >> but people try to lump the two together. >> particularly avery supporters.
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>> thanks. >> coming up on "gma" this morning, our big board. the "star wars" shake-up. ron howard now taking over. why the previous directors were let go. were they trying to make the movie too funny? too funny? we're back in two minutes. rankid the alligator floaty. plus, the snacks and drinks are gone, people. and one of us used up all the sunscreen! i wonder who... . we're gonna need some reinforcements...quick. copy that. walgreens makes it easy when summer needs a little help. your summer base camp is just around the corner so you can get in, out and back to those summer shenanigans. walgreens. at the corner of happy & healthy®. this week, redeem balance rewards points and get a coupon for 10 times everyday points. somewhere along of self-discovery: a breakthrough. it's in our nature to need each other. ♪ ♪
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♪you are loved ♪ ♪ ♪ we are back now -- oh. >> that's right. >> "star wars" big shake-up. >> why did we wait 48 minutes for this? >> exaly. >> after the directors of the spin-off were fired -- lo >>ow it's ron howard to the rescue. lucas films announcing thursday that he will take over the latest edition and nick watt with more from los angeles. hey, nick. >> reporter: good morning, david. well, listen let's first get this out of the way. the han solo stand-alone movie will still hit theaters may 25th next year. that has not changed. "star wars" nerds, be still. relax and enjoy the details of what just happened in a galaxy far away. here's the cast of the as yet
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unnamed movie but it's not all smooth sailing on the millennium falcon. the directors previously of "lego movie" and "21 jump street" fame just got canned three-quarters of the way into the filming for allegedly try to inject too much improv comedy into the multi-billion dollar franchise. they released a statement. normally aren't fans of the phrase creative differences but for once this cliche is true. >> really bad feeling about this. >> reporter: chill, ron howard is taking over. he and lucas go way back, ron starred in george's "american graffiti" back in '73 alongside harrison ford, han solo himself. >> sorry if i scared you. >> reporter: ron says george asked him to direct "the phantom menace." ron declined. >> afraid, are you? >> no, sir. >> reporter: his actual quote was too daunting. listen, by no means an unprecedented wrinkle. "deadpool 2," "the flash" all changed directors mid-stream.
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he won an oscar for "a beautiful mind" and "apollo 13," he's kind of done space before. >> houston, this is odyssey. it's good to see you again. >> reporter: and ron howard we're told will now read the scripts, view the rushes and meet the cast, alden ehrenreich is playing the young han and cameras set to roll again july 10th. robin and david, i'm not worried. nothing to see here. everything is fine. >> thank you for reassuring us. appreciate it. coming up, important health news. that new breast cancer screening recommendation. dr. jen ashton is going to clear up any confusion. we've heard this before the family that works out together stays together. "dancing's" maks and peta and the baby here to get everyone in shape and supergroup little big town performing live and look the crowd way up in central park. robin and i are on our way shortly. we'll right back. coming up "gma's" summer concert series presented by king's hawaiian. irresistible since 1950. coming up "gma's" summer concert series presented by king's hawaiian. irresistible since 1950.
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hi, there. i'm natasha zouves from "abc7 mornings." let's get over to meteorologist mike nicco, who has some good news if you did not like that heat. >> yes, it's over for most of us. let's take a look at what's going on this morning. you'll notice it does feel much better. a temperature only 69 in berlin, san ramon 68, san jose 66, 63 in oakland, 55 in san francisco, but it is inland east bay where we're still under a heat advisory until 9:00 tonight. this spare the air day also. much cooler this weekend, alexis. >> yeah, so it's a great day to take mass transit. no issues there this morning. a few trouble spots on the roads, but overall friday light. here's northbound 880 near davis. we've got reports of some debris in the roadway. you're slow from 238 and a little beyond at that point. and a live look outside at golden gate bridge.
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still thick fog, so make sure you're driving for conditions. natasha? >> so thick. thank you, alexis. little big town performing live in "good morning america's" summer concert series, next on "gma." we'll have another update in 30 minutes and always on our free abc7 news app. join reggie, mike, alexis, jessica and me for "abc7 mornings" weekdays 4:30
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. tornadoes tearing across the south causing devastating damage. one twister hitting 120 miles an hour as the aftermath of tropical storm cindy causes misery from texas to new york. drenching rain and fears of flash floods. we're tracking it all for you this morning. also a health alert. new breast cancer screening guidelines. what they say about the importance of early detection but will it cause more confusion, dr. ashton is here with what women need to know. ♪ maks and peta are live with us in the park. showing us the new ways to get fit as a family. the best moves, all the benefits and the workouts that could bring you and your kids together. ♪ keep on rollin'
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and get ready for little big town rolling into central park for our "gma" summer concert series and we're saying -- >> all: good morning, america. ♪ rollin' [ cheers and applause ] >> good morning, indeed. happy friday. great to have everybody with us there in the park. we'll head out there shortly. david and i are joined here by sara, and you made that announcement. >> i did. i'm a plus two now. >> congratulations. >> thank you. >> so excited. >> thank you. >> we have to have some company for that little guy at home. >> i know. and i was ready to get more chihuahuas but i guess that'll be postponed. >> you can still do that. >> i can. >> bring your dog work day. >> she's 14 and i know you'd do the same thing. i don't like to stress her out. >> that's why my little man lucas is staying at home. >> little big town rocking in central park and will perform
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their hit song "rollin'" and we have much more to get to. it's all coming up. speaking of babies, "dancing's" maks and peta are here to show us how to make your workout a family workout. research shows exercising with a partner can have great health benefits and you can do that with a dog, as well. this translates for everyone. >> pass the baby. >> adorable family. >> so beautiful. first though to tom llamas with the morning rundown. >> good morning, again. the big story today. president trump reacting to the new plan to replace obamacare. at least four senators say they oppose the bill. that means republicans don't have the votes to pass it. what happens next? abc's mary bruce is on capitol hill. mary, good morning. >> reporter: tom, now it's time to negotiate as is this current version isn't going anywhere. it's being met with fierce opposition from democrats and republicans. the bill would end the obamacare mandate that all americans have insurance instead of subsidies and offers tax credits to buy
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coverage and rolls back the obamacare expansion of medicaid so who benefits most? the young and healthy. also the superwealthy get sizable tax cuts. the hardest hit poor families and seniors and, tom, even the president admits this is going to be difficult to pull off. >> it's a very complicated situation from the standpoint you do something that's good for one group but bad for another. it's a very, very narrow path. >> reporter: republican leaders are still hopeful they can bring this to the floor next week but this morning it is unclear how they're going to get the votes they need to get this done. tom. >> even the president saying it's a narrow path. thanks so much. sticking with politics president trump is casting doubt on robert mueller, the special counsel leading the russia investigation. the president says mueller's friendship with former fbi director james comey is, quote, bothersome. meanwhile, the president now admits he does not have tapes of his conversations with comey but he claims hinting about the possible existence of white house tapes may have influenced
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comey to tell the truth. an investigation is under way in los angeles where sheriff's deputies say they opened fire on a dog that was attacking them and accidentally killed a boy. they say the bullet ricocheted and hit a 17-year-old. his name is armando garza morro. they were responding to complaints about loud music at the time. a new orleans man wrongfully imprisoned for, get this, 36 years is waking up free this morning. john floyd wore a shirt that said justice as the judge released him citing evidence that police beat floyd until he confessed in a 1980 murder case. this morning investigators in london say the fire that destroyed that apartment building last week killing 79 people started in a faulty refrigerator. the insulation that helped the fire spread has failed multiple safety tests. a florida company faces a record fine for making unsolicited marketing calls. the fcc wants to fine marketing strategy leaders $120 million. the company is accused of making
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96 million robocalls late last year, some even jammed an emergency medical service. and some video from texas. take a look. watch as this suv turns a car seat holding a toddler flies out of the back, take a look again. right onto the road. the boy then runs into the arms of a stranger who had stopped to help. thsuv driver was cited for not buckling up the boy in his car seat. pretty scary. finally a mets fan is probably sleeping on the couch after pulling this stunt. he's not the first dad to catch a foul ball with one hand while juggling a baby in the other. that's impressive but the reason why we're running the video because mom clearly did not appreciate his skills. watch him. mom just lays into him and starts ripping him right after he catches the ball and quickly grabbed the baby out of his arms and tore into him. in our house, this sometimes happens in our house. it's call daddy time-out even when you're the daddy. >> it usually doesn't happen in front of millions of people.
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>> it's not even the kiss cam. >> thank you, tom. okay. >> got a little "pop news." >> let's do it. time now for "pop news." we got "wonder woman" soaring at the box office. now set to become the top grossing live action film directed by a woman. directed by patty jenkins she passed the 600 million mark and is projected to surpass "mamma mia's" current record sometime today. this is on the heels of the official announcement that jenkins is developing a sequel. >> i love this film. oh, my. >> i haven't -- >> oh, you haven't -- guys -- >> david -- handshake. going to be fun. it's fitting it's called "wonder woman" so next up it's a girl power morning with katy perry having a third song certified diamond by riaa making her the first performer to ever achieve that honor.
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the historic accomplishment was brought on by "roar" joining "dark horse" and "firework" and first to go gold platinum and triple diamond. this gets confusing a whole different currency but fun fact, only 14 songs have ever gone diamond including bruno mars "uptown funk" and lady gaga's "poker face" so big congratulations to katy. i don't speak music. all those terms. i know it's a big deal but what, platinum, single, double. finally, my favorite thing of all and i know robin is feeling the same. it's take your dog to work day celebrating this. where is my dog? come on. i can't miss a moment with this little one. our good friend ellie. she's our producer's 2-year-old malshipoo. >> that's danielle's dog. >> yes. a mix of maltese. >> did you see jesse's? >> yes. the dog's not -- >> he's got a big dog.
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maltese, poodle and shih tzu. pet sitter's international founded take your dog to day work and the mohawk hudson -- trying to make this a more widespread day of observance. encouraging participants to donate $10 to the society. do you want to hold? >> puppy t-shirt from "gma." >> we are always pimp our babies and our dogs. so sweet. >> how are you? so sweet. >> your dog is now a jack russell too. kj was. >> we did a rescue from north shore and tibetan shepherd -- >> traveling to atlanta with us today so you'll be smelling -- >> does he have the papill ears? i love that. my parents have -- david, you look good with a dog. big decisions. always rescue. >> i know. always rescue. >> thank you, sara. thank you so much. >> we're going to "wonder
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and we're back with those important new guidelines on breast cancer screening, our senior medical contributor dr. jen ashton is here to break it down. here we go again. >> exactly. this comes from acog and this is the largest group of women's health professionals in the country and they issued these guidelines about screening for breast cancer and the average risk woman and stress patient autonomy and something called shared decision-making meaning what the woman and her health care provider go through talking about average risk women to screg at a 40 and to ogram
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continue screening until at least 75 years of age.ommendati stop at 75 and, again, the emphasis here, patient autonomy and treating the patient personally to individualize her risk because it's not one side fits all. >> you're an ob/gyn. why all the confusion? >> you have to go for historical context and perspective and go back to 2009. we covered the story. the u.s. preventive service task force, a group of physicians and nurses reviewed all the available evidence and data on mammograms and saving lives from breast cancer and what they found was that in the age group 40 to 49, there was a small benefit and we have to emphasize that small, but that the harms like overbiopsy, overtreatment, overdiagnosis outweighed the benefits. the reason it was so
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controversial statistically maybe that has merit but when you're talking about an individual, i'm your physician, you're my patient, it's your life. it met with a lot of emotion and a lot of controversy from doctors, health care providers and patients alike. >> give us fast facts about the testing. the imaging testing. >> look, i think that first of all debate in science and medicine is a good thing. that's how we progress and that's how we gain knowledge so when people hear this headline your ears should perk up. that means we're continuing to re-evaluate what we know and hopefully improve patient care. when you talk about screening for breast cancer mammogram is still the gold standard. it is not a perfect test. it misses some cancers. it finds things that are not cancer but it is still the gold standard. sonogram, mri for high-risk patients and thermography is talked about and no available evidence to support its use at this time. >> thank you dr. jen ashton and people at home appreciate it. coming up great fitness summer tips for your family, maks and peta and their baby are here live.
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hey, back here on "good morning america," you know we love love and love is in the air for addie and jordan. they just got engaged. you guys are from where? >> lubbock, texas. gl and you had no idea. >> no. we love to see that but, jordan, you were pretty confident. you had t-shirts that said i asked. she said yes. you knew she was going to say yes.
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♪ welcome to my house we're now here with "dancing with the stars" pros maks and peta and baby shai, so cute and they have great fitness tips for you and your family and they'll show us that in a moment. first abc's abbie boudreau has a closer look. >> reporter: "dancing with the stars" couple peta and maks and 5-month-old baby shai all hitting the gym together. new mom peta getting dance ready, one baby squat at a time and maks also taking baby steps with the family to get fit just weeks before their big wedding. and family workouts are hotter than ever. with studies suggesting exercise with a partner has more health benefits and can even make you feel better while exercising. just ask the babies. >> last one. >> reporter: now multitasking mommies and daddies are lifting and lunging their way to a more
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physically fit family. >> and down. >> reporter: and loving it. >> solid 21 pounds. >> oh, my gosh. no wonder you were sweating. >> reporter: happy baby in l.a. is showing us the dos and don'ts. how do we do this safely? >> make sure your infant's neck is stabilized. >> reporter: learn the moves from a pro and check in with yourself, make sure you're feeling strong and use your partner as your spotter but don't get married away. >> literally bonding and hanging out and working out together. >> reporter: never lose contact with your baby while working out. >> you're seeing their parents smiling, laughing, having a good time. >> reporter: for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> and it is so great to have maks, peta and shai here. welcome, guys. >> thank you. >> these are working for shai. he is buff. >> he's getting some of those muscles. >> absolutely. we just saw -- this is obviously so great for bonding with your baby and it's great for family fitness, as well. is that why you guys indicted to work out with shai.
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>> yeah, absolutely. i think it's a great bonding activity for the whole family to do and at first we didn't have anybody to look after shai so we just took him along and became an every week thing, take him to the gym and bond with him. >> as fit as he is, i loveoing workouts with adrian and ben and family workouts make a lot of sense but he's about to get bigger. are you ready for the bench press time when he's that weight. >> daddy can do those, i think. >> yeah, no, i think for now we just -- i think it's important to also establish the culture of having to do it. you know, we all got in trouble as society at one point and i think, you know, if you introduced an activity like a gym, a workout at an early age, there's nothing wrong with that. >> so he can look dade when he gets earlier. you posted on videos you're getting in wedding shape. of course, the wedding is coupling up this a couple of weeks. >> it's one big day so i might as well train as hard as i can and try and look the best that i can possibly look. >> anything you can share about
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your plans coming up. >> well, i can tell you they're nearly all done. we have a few more things to do but i had my final dress fitting the other day and everything went smoothly so fingers crossed that it's going to be great. >> i think he wants to read your cards. >> that's okay. let's work out, right? >> let's do it. >> a baby squat. >> okay. >> baby squat. >> so the first one is both of the parents doing a squat together, okay. you pass the baby back and forth. all right. let's do it and we go one -- >> fun for the baby too. >> gets passed away, forwards, backwards. >> giggles over here. >> yeah, some babies bigger than others. >> a little more challenge. >> sorry. >> and obviously -- >> a 10-year-old might be -- >> the best to somebody else, get a different baby. >> pass the weight around. >> all right. moving along, guys, next up, >> next one we lie on the floor with our toes touching on our backs. >> i think you guys can
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officiallyoithis bab crutches >> yes. >> yep. and crunch down, one goes down. and we come up and we grab. hi, baby and give kisses if needed. >> ah. >> and the kiss. >> and the kiss. >> yeah. >> he looks like he's having a great time. all the kids look like they're having a great time. you do how many of these, peta? >> i would do 20 reps. 20 to feel good. >> and then the last one. the toughest of all, the ab twist. >> the toughest of all so you're going to sit down on your butt. this is actually quite difficult without a baby. okay. so we're going to go twist to the left, and pass and keep twisting. like a medicine ball. >> like russian twist with the kettlebell. >> shall we do one, jesse? i found a kid. >> i can feel my abs burning. i don't know about you guys. >> we'll get in on the action and go ahead, hey, guys, by the way, guess what's coming up after this? little big town.
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[ cheers and applause ] okay, ready and ab. all right. more "good morning america," more babies. more little big town in just a moment.
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hey, good morning to you. i'm natasha zouves from "abc7 mornings." happening today, the golden gate bridge board of directors will decide whether or not all northbound lanes should be closed for the san francisco marathon. during previous races, the bridge allowed traffic on southbound lanes and left one northbound lane open, but given recent global terror attacks involving cars, the board may take extra precautions this year. under the plan, the bridge district says all northbound lanes would be closed from 6:00 to 9:00 a.m. on sunday, july 23rd. let's get a check of traffic with alexis smith. hey, alexis. >> good morning. overall we've had pretty light volumes today, friday light volumes. we do have an earlier crash here that's slowing things down
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northbound 101 before university. everything pushed off to the side, but we have four vehicles involved, so you're quite heavy out of the san jose area. back to you. >> thank
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it's not going to be as hot today, but still dangerously hot in our east bay valleys. we have that heat advisory until 9:00. here's a look at my accuweather seven-day forecast. that's where you'll find a wealth of 90s.
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70s and 80s at the bay, 60s at the coast. cooling trend continues with morning clouds and afternoon sunshine through the weekend. >> mike, thank you. we'll have another update in 30 minutes and always on our free abc7 news app. ♪ i keep on rollin' >> i think that they're ready for the weekend. >> i think we are too. >> what a wonderful crowd we have here. >> look at this crowd. >> i know. look at the whole suit and tie. >> i'm losing weight. if i knew i could put a polo on. >> new dress code. >> it's like a sauna in here. >> it is. we are delighted to have little big town here. they're headlining. "gma" summer concert with their latest number one album out
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called "the breaker" and here are karen, kimberly, philip and jimi. hello, jimi. hello, everybody. i just want to big old hug everyone. can i get in the middle? it's going to be a fivesome. i can't believe it's the first time we've had you in a summer concert. >> i know. >> the latest one is out is the best yet. what sets it apart from the other ones? >> you know what, i think we poured our whole heart and soul into this one. it's our little baby and, you know, "better man" thanks to these sweet fans and number one, so excited about the new single "when someone stops loving you" and just having fun this sumer. >> if you can't catch them here catch them at the ryman all year long making history with the residency there. that's good to be exciting for everybody. >> it's just the most beautiful place. it's the mother church of country music. >> i love it. >> are you ready to hear "better
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man"? some music? the hit from their single "the breaker," "better man," little big town. [ applause ] ♪ i know i'm probably better off on my own ♪ ♪ than loving a man who ♪ didn't know what he had when he had it. ♪ and i see the permanent damage you did to me ♪ ♪ never again i just wish i could forget wn it was magic ♪ ♪ i wish it wasn't 4:00 a.m. standing in mirror saying to myself you know you had to do it ♪ ♪ i know the bravest thing i ever did was run ♪ >> sing. ♪ sometimes in the middle of the
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night i can feel you again ♪ ♪ but i just miss you and i just wish you were a better man ♪ ♪ and i know why we had to say good-bye like the back of my hand ♪ ♪ and i just miss you and i just wish you were a better man a better man ♪ ♪ i know i'm probably better off on my own than needing a man would could ♪ ♪ change his mind at any given minute and it's always on your terms ♪ ♪ i'm hanging on every careless word ♪ ♪ and hoping it might turn sweet again like it was in the beginning ♪ ♪ but your jealousy i can hear it now you're talking down to me
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like i'll always be around ♪ ♪ you push my love away like it's some kind of loaded gun boy you never thought i'd run ♪ ♪ sometimes in the middle of the night i can feel you again ♪ ♪ but i just miss you and i just wish you were a better man ♪ ♪ and i know why we had to say good-bye like the back of my hand ♪ ♪ and i just miss you and i just wish you were a better man ♪ ♪ i hold on to this pride because these days it's all i have ♪ ♪ and i gave to you my best and we both know you can't say that you can't say that ♪ ♪ i wish you were a better man
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i wonder what we would have become ♪ ♪ if you were a better man we might still be in love ♪ ♪ if you were a better man come on you would have been the one ♪ ♪ if you were a better man yeah yeah ♪ ♪ sometimes in the middle of the night i can feel you again ♪ ♪ and i just miss you and i just wish you were a better man ♪ ♪ might still be in love if you were a better man a better man ♪
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back now on a friday morning with the man topping this year's "forbes" list of highest entertainer. sean "diddy" combs looks at a new documentary on how he built his empire and michael sat down
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with him to take a look at it. take a look. ♪ >> reporter: from his harlem roots to shiny suits shawn diddy combs is the definition of a trendsetter. ♪ >> reporter: the music mogul's empire includes everything from fashion and fragrance to media and premium liquor brands. >> ready to die for this day. >> reporter: now a powerful film "can't stop won't stop: a bad boy story" shows us how it all began. over 20 years ago when combs founded his hip-hop r&b label bad boy records. >> the world is like that. i can make anything happen. >> reporter: what was your vision when you started it. >> i would help to create your lifestyle so you weighing up in the morning, your alarm go off, you hear a bad boy record, get in the shower, get out, put on your sean john suit and cologne. >> full service.
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the film also brings together some of bad boy's biggest stars from lil kim to faith evans for a reunion concert. all while the memory of biggie smalls who was killed in 1997 looms large. >> it made me appreciate life and it made me want to be -- do things for the greater good. it was like after that the money, the fame, the success, it didn't mean anything. i wanted to make sure that like this dream meant something at the end of the day because, you know, this young man, you know, lost his life throughout this journey. >> millions around the world who look at you, follow you, want to emulate you, what is one piece of advice you think you can say to inspire them to chase those dreams? >> they have to get on those computers and instead of just going to instagram or snapchat, they do research about what field they want to be in. all the information is there. you know, right now. and so that's why i want to make
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sure that i could do anything i can to provide the infrastructure to make sure that people get educated. you know, you can't rise in this game if you don't have the education. >> i couldn't be prouder of you, man. >> thank you. >> i have a lot of respect and as they say -- ♪ bad boy come out and play >> thank you. >> all right. thanks to you, michael. "can't stop won't stop: a bad boy story" from live nation productions premieres on apple music this sunday. and whenever we look for ginger we just try to find the party. >> hey. >> the block party going on over here in central park. >> that's right. we are on the hunt to find the best block party other than this one. when we do we're coming to you, that's right. you can winheltimate block party hosted by "gma" and king's hawaiian and guess who is going to be there to perform? ah, dierks bentley live. that's going to be good. so many dierks fans sending photos in like vanessa, she hosts 100 family and friends
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every year and serves up good stuff. go to our website to find out more on how to enter. hi, there! i'm meteorologist mike nicco. check out what's back, the clouds, and that means it's not going to be quite as hot today. 60s at the coast, 70s and 80s around the bay and still 90s inland. it is a spare the air day, but ♪t is a spare the air day, but >> and now to one of the summer's biggest movies, it's the fifth and what may be the final installment of "transformers: the last knight" brings together a great group of old and new cast members with director michael bay still at the helm and he sat down for a powerhouse interview. take a look. >> yours must die. >> when heroes become villains no telling what the transformers have in store for the human race. just ask the cast.
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>> kind of like signing up for boot camp. going in there, being put through the wringer. >> through the wringer. >> reporter: michael bay back in the director's chair for the fifth and what may be his final "transformers" installment, "the last knight." bay making sure he got what he paid for by recasting mark wahlberg. >> he really gets excited when i go crazy and improvise and come up with all this random tough but it's all within the context of the story. >> i'm getting my money's worth. you know what i'm saying. >> it's alsoto the physical demands of making the movie. ery time i walk into the trailer and see the harness, not going to be a fun day. >> not fun for girls either. a lot of talcum power. >> lauren haddock, new face. >> american man, shut it. >> reporter: who started filming for her role as vivian just five months after giving birth to her son. >> yeah, i just thought, i've been blessed with this beautiful little boy and being given this biggest opportunity as an actress and they're happening at the same time so how is this
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going to work? >> whoa. it's all right. it's all right. told you. we're covered. >> reporter: 15-year-old isabella beat out 500 other teenagers for the role opposite wahlberg. >> she said in a tape from cleveland. flew her in. she got the job. >> i remember being in my trailer and brought up the wardrobe options and i was kind of looking at them like this is actually happening. >> reporter: wahlberg back for a second "transformers" film was nothing short of a supportive cast member on set even when running for his life. >> were you slowing down when we were running? i've been meaning to ask you that. >> i felt like i was practicing my slow motion. >> dang it. >> "transformers: the last knight" is in theaters now and coming up, more little big town. it's all live.
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♪ someone stops loving you >> who's readyor more of little big town? >> i think they're ready, david. >> the next song is when someone stops loving you. it's never going to happen with you and me. >> david. >> when someone stops loving you off "the breaker," they're incredible, little big town. take it away. [ applause ] ♪ still gotta walk into a crowded room ♪ ♪ with the radio on crack a smile and crack a beer like it don't bother you ♪ ♪ like it ain't your song that's on ♪ ♪ still gotta cross the bridge to get to work the one by her place ♪
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♪ make it through the 9 to 5 like you don't hurt it goes that way ♪ ♪ when someone stops loving you it don't make the evening news ♪ ♪ it don't keep the sun from rising the clock from winding your heart from beating ♪ ♪ even when you want it to when someone stops loving you ♪ ♪ still gotta button up your collared shirt the one she used to button down ♪ ♪ sleep on the mattress where her body left a curve or maybe just the couch ♪
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♪ still gotta keep her number in your phone in case she calls back ♪ ♪ one night when she's drunk and all alone yeah you pray for that ♪ ♪ when someone stops loving you it don't make the evening news ♪ ♪ it don't keep the sun from rising the clock from winding your heart from beating ♪ ♪ even when you want it to when someone stops loving you ♪ ♪ the hardest part about it is there ain't a switch that you can flip 'cause you can't stop
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loving them ♪ ♪ when someone stops loving you when someone stops loving you ♪ ♪ it don't keep the sun from rising the clock from winding your heart from beating ♪ ♪ even when you want it to when someone stops loving you ♪ ♪ oh w ♪ when someone stops loving you oh when someone stops loving ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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yes, what we talk about during the break. y'all coming back for "world news tonight"? >> yes. >> i'll be there. >> you will? >> i know, you will. all right. little big town, amazing this morning. they'll play us into the weekend with "pontoon." >> thank you.
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thank you for having us. happy summer. >> thank you all. ♪ ♪ back this hitch up into the water untie all the cables and rope ♪ ♪ step on to the astroturf ♪ get yourself a koozie let go >> come on. ♪ who said anything about skiing floating is all i wanna do ♪ ♪ you can climb the ladder just don't rock the boat while i barbecue ♪ >> let me hear you, new york. ♪ on the pontoon making waves and catching rays up on the
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roof ♪ ♪ jumping out the back don't act like you don't want to ♪ ♪ party in slow motion out here in the open mmmmmm motorboating ♪ >> ah, looking good today. ♪ hoo hoo hoo ♪ reach your hand down into the cooler don't drink it if the mountains aren't blue ♪ ♪ try to keep it steady as you recline on your black inner tube ♪ >> here we go. ♪ on a pontoon making waves and catching rays up on the roof ♪ ♪ jumping out the back don't act like you don't want to ♪ ♪ party in slow motion out here
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in the open mmmmm motorboating ♪ >> you sing it. yeah. yeah. ♪ ♪ hoo hoo hoo hoo hoo hoo ♪ ♪ 5 mile an hour with aluminum side wood paneling with a water slide ♪ ♪ can't beat the heat so let's take a ride ♪ ♪ on the pontoon making waves and catching rays up on the roof ♪ ♪ jumping out the back don't act like you don't want to ♪
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hey, good morning to you. i'm natasha zouves from "abc7 mornings." meteorologist mike nicco bringing smus relief from the heat today. hey, mike. >> yes, definitely going to be cooler today but dangerous still in the east bay valley, so need to watch out until 10:00 tonight. that's also the area that could have poor air quality, all of us under a spare the air alert once again. check out the numbers in the accuweather seven-day forecast. 60s at the coast, 70s and 80s around the bay and 80s and 90s inland and it keeps getting cooler through the weekend. heat wave's almost over. all right, we've got a serious situation here with caltra caltrans. a passenger on the track was hit and killed near sunnyvale station and the iestigation is under way. all trains are on hold. they are starting to set up a bus bridge for sunnyvale passengers right now. expect major delays.
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natasha? >> alexis, thank you. time for "live with kelly & ryan" and we'll be back at 11:00 a.m. for the abc7 midday news. coverage continues on >> announcer: it's "live with kelly & ryan." today, from "orange is the new black" and the film "the hero," laura prepon. and he's gone from "the walking dead" to the movie "okja," steven yeun. plus a performance from michael franti & spearhead. all next on "live." [upbeat music] ♪ >> ♪ i'm alive, i'm alive >> announcer: and now here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest. [cheers and applause] ♪ heers and applause] >> ♪ i'm alive, i'm alive ♪ i'm alive, i'm alive ♪ i'm alive, i'm alive ♪ >> kelly: thank you, ryan.

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