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good morning, america. three massive wildfires are tearing through washington. families evacuated. a ring of flames, clouds of smoke destroy homes. as firefighters battle 25 major blazes in the west. trump's new tactic. his campaign signaling a possible change on immigration as he faces backlash over his attempts to appeal to minorities and this morning new questions for hillary clinton over her e-mails. powell for her problem? ryan lochte still under fire despite his tearful apology for that scandal in rio. >> i just want to say i am truly 110%, i am sorry and it won't happen again. i learned from it. >> the u.s. olympic committee says the gold medalist and his teammates aren't off the lock. -- off the hook. now, lochte facing questions
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the 2016 summer games come to a colorful close in rio. america's breakout star simone biles carrying the stars and stripes as team usa racks up more gold medals. claressa shields making history in the ring. >> golden again! >> now, joining us live. and the men's basketball team a head above the rest closing out the games on top for team usa. and good morning, america. square and what a finish to those olympics. there you see the fireworks, waterfalls as well at the closing ceremonies and 121 medals for team usa. >> incredible, and then simone biles carrying the flag for america in maracana stadium. president obama saying he couldn't be prouder of team usa. your determination and passion inspired so many of us. you carried that flag high
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simone replying, "thank you, such a huge honor, go usa." >> what a treat she was to watch during the whole olympics. we'll have more on the olympics coming up. also the latest from ryan lochte, but we begin with those massive wildfires in washington forcing evacuations, scorching thousands of acres. abc's clayton sandell is on the scene. no spokane county. good morning, clayton. >> reporter: good morning. take a look behind me. just hours ago all of this burning rubble behind me here was someone's home and you can see now just how little is left. but take a look over here. you don't see as many flames but when i look at it through my heat-sensing camera here, you can see just how red hot the ground here still is. thanks to that monster wildfire that came with little warning. this morning, wildfires are raging just outside spokane, washington. >> just massive fire going down. >> reporter: three out-of-control blazes engulfing nearly 8,000 acres in less than 24 hours. at least a dozen homes and buildings burned to the ground. flames threatening neighborhoods and forcing immediate
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>> people need to leave now. >> reporter: overnight, one of those fires growing rapidly from 250 acres to 5,000 where hundreds of firefighters are battling the flames. dropping fire retardant from the air. and on the ground, evacuating at least 100 people from their homes. officials say a second fire was sparked by a downed power line. the home that once stood here now nothing but charre and ash, neighbors say the homeowners were lucky to be out of town. >> gone up in flames. it's a gut-wrencher. it hurts. all gone with nothing to show. >> reporter: a third blaze visible from many front yards still showing no signs of slowing down. the good news, no reported deaths or injuries. the bad news they still don't know how many homes look like this. george. >> okay, clayton, thanks very
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ginger. it's not just washington state, the whole west. >> yeah, 25 large wildfires burning from california to nevada up to montana, so it's a large area, places like bakersfield, california, where that cedar fire is ongoing grew more than 9,000 acres over the weekend. 4 million acres burned so far this year and we have fire watches and warnings centered on the northern rockies, from montana to wyoming, that cold front will slip and that's the instigator that kicks up the wins and get a gust up to 40. fires just keep going. coming up in a couple of minutes my hometown and parts of west michigan had a tornado over the weekend. i'll show you the pictures and where it moves next. >> thanks, ginger. now to the race for the white house and donald trump's campaign trying a new tactic, signaling a possible shift on immigration as the clinton camp releases a new attack ad this morning. abc's tom llamas is here with the latest. good morning, tom. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you. we are less than 80 days out before election day. 78 to be exact but who is
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a new ad war is now under way between trump and clinton and what looks like a policy shift from the gop nominee. this morning, donald trump's new campaign manager, kellyanne conway, signaling trump may be backing off his proposed deportation force when it comes to undocumented immigrants. >> you're going to have a deportation force and you're going to do it humanely. >> he will lay out the specifics of that plan that he would implement as president of the united states. >> will that plan include a deportation force? >> to be determined. >> reporter: this as to minority outreach, some calling this statement offensive. >> you're living in poverty. your schools are no good. you have no jobs. 58% of your youth is unemployed. what the hell do you have to lose? and at the end of four years, i guarantee you that i will get over 95% of the african-american
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>> reporter: george asking conway about it. >> many in the african-american community saw that as insulting because they say most african-americans don't live in poverty and that mr. trump was making those comments in communities that are more than 90% white. >> but those comments are for all americans and i live in a white community, i'm white. i was very moved by his comment, in other words, he is trying to tell americans that we can do better. >> reporter: trump's tough talk starng this morning the clinton campaign out with a new ad. >> in times of crisis, america depends on steady leadership. >> knock the crap out of him, would you, seriously. >> clear thinking. >> i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me. >> and calm judgment. >> and you can tell them to go [ bleep ] themselves. >> reporter: the ad argues trump is too unstable when it comes to national security issues. and as trump is now reshaping
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sources tell abc news trump will be watching clinton's past debate performances from her senate and presidential campaigns and still getting advice from roger ailes and eventually, george, he will be holding mock debates with someone standing in as hillary clinton. >> that's going to be interesting to see who that is. okay, tom, thanks very much. now a new twist in that clinton e-mail controversy. colin powell is speaking out, jon karl joins us with more on that. >> reporter: good morning, george. when it comes to her e-mail controversy, hillary clinton is often tried to use former secretary of state colin powell as essentially an alibi. too. most recently, mrs. clinton reportedly told the fbi that powell had actually advised her to use a private e-mail. the details of powell's advice is included in a new book who writes "powell told her to use her own e-mail as he had done except for classified communications, which he had sent and received via a state department computer. powell thus confirmed a decision she had made months earlier to
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now over the weekend powell has pushed back telling "people" magazine, quote, her people have been trying to pin it on me. the truth is she was using it for a year before i sent her a memo telling her what i did. it's also important to point out, george, that what powell did is much different. he didn't set up his own personal server and powell was secretary of state before rules were put in place telling state department employees not to use personal e-mail for official business. in other words, there really isn't much of a comparison and as you can see from what powell said over the weekend he's a little bit irritated by those trying to make a comparison. >> any reaction yet from the clinton camp. >> reporter: no, i asked and no reaction to powell's latest comments. let's get more on it from matthew dowd. maybe no reaction is the best reaction. the more clinton and her team talk about it the more trouble they get into.
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candidates who seem to step in it on their own and get in their own way during the course of the race. hillary clinton's biggest problem is trust and every time these things come up it compounds it. >> meanwhile, you've seen with this new leadership team in place for donald trump some changes and expressed regret for the first time although didn't say exactly what it was for and outreach to the african-american community and now some talk about maybe shifting his position on immigration which has been the central tenet, pillar of his campaign. >> i think ryan lochte has done a better job of expressing regret than donald trump has. donald trump did it once and ryan lochte did it four or five times. especially on the african-american community it's bit like a preacher who is supposed to be doing international missionary work but who stays at home and speaks to the already converted. he should be talking to the community that he wants to impact, part of this obviously is to demonstrate to the republicans that he's got his campaign together, but time will tell. this race, though, the balance
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race again. >> if donald trump can start to bring down the numbers of those people who think he's unqualified or biased against minorities, which i assume is why he's speaking out about the african-american community, that could really close this race. >> yeah, i think this race is meant to be close in the course of this. now, we have to look at the target states in the course of this, but as the national number changes, the target states change in the course of this. in what i think is, we have to focus on a debate. the debate will determine the winner or loser of this campaign. >> the first one is supposed to be on september 26th. when i talked to kellyanne conway yesterday she didn't commit to the schedule set out by the commission on presidential debates. >> they have to do this debate much more than hillary. donald trump needs this debate. hillary clinton doesn't need this debate. donald trump has to have this to change the dynamic of this race. >> even though he is still negotiating he has to accept what they put up. >> yes, because he needs the race. when you're four or five points behind and it's solid, only way to change it is with a debate. >> thanks very much. now to new questions about how prepared are airports for an
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gunfire? abc's david kerley is at reagan national airport. outside of washington, d.c. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, amy. while these questions are being raised are there broader implications? a u.s. senator wants to know if all our airports are prepared for a mass shooting or terrorist attack. it was panic. >> roger, we're getting reports of gunshots. >> reporter: passengers running, they thought, for their lives. shooter plan at this time. >> reporter: the shocking pictures on the tarmac are not only flyers running but security personnel too. >> someone started screaming and everybody just dropped their bags on the tarmac and started running. >> reporter: one suggestion, that someone heard what turned out to be applause for the olympics a week ago at jfk and yelled, someone was shooting. it was a false alarm but it was the scene that alarms new york
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>> no one was leading them to safety. no one was telling them the right thing, in fact, it was reported that several tsa agents shouted out someone had a gun or there's terrorism. >> reporter: the worry, every airport is responsible for its own security, and schumer says that leads to a patchwork of law enforcement, local police, sheriff and contractors. that's the reason the senator says it may not just be jfk but other american airports that could see panic like this if there is a real shooting. federal investigation and he wants the department of homeland security to look at jfk and see if there are broader lessons that can apply to all of our airports. amy. >> thank you for that. we turn to the zika virus and a new warning about where it could turn up next. federal health officials say recent flooding in louisiana and texas is putting those states at higher risk for the spread of the disease. a record amount of standing water is thwarting mosquito
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has mounted since they confirmed it spread is south florida from downtown miami to miami beach prompting a travel warning for pregnant women. health officials warn it could be two years before the u.s. stamps out zika for good. new details overnight about the death of music icon prince. the associated press is reporting some of the pain pills taken from his estate after his death were mislabeled and actually contained fentanyl. that is the narcotic that killed him which is 50 times more investigation says at least one pill labeled as hydrocodone tested positive for fentanyl. investigators are not sure how prince obtained those drugs. george. okay, we'll move on to rio and that spectacular closing ceremony for the summer olympics. we saw simone biles carry the flag for team usa right there. capped a triumphant run, including a gold medal in men's basketball and matt gutman has been there from the start and
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>> reporter: absolutely, george. there was american medal triumph and the ryan lochte scandal and so far no zika but, last night's glittering spectacle had it all with flying acrobats and the ceremonial passing of the torch from the rio games to the japan games in tokyo in 2020 that was heavy on the nintendo themes. ? one more chance to samba in rio. the closing ceremony celebrating the last day of the games with a taste of carnival. >> five medals, four gold. >> reporter: s leading the way for team usa, the five-time medalist carrying the flag through a rain-soaked maracana stadium, even causing this athlete traffic jam as those lined up to snap selfies with her. a little bad weather couldn't stop the party. brazil passing the torch to tokyo, the host of 2020 summer games. team usa ending its 16-day olympic run the same way it
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sunday night the men's basketball team crushing serbia. >> for three. >> reporter: the all-star lineup led by kevin durant's 30 points earning team usa its 121st and final medal of the game. >> as she says, bring it on. >> reporter: but they weren't alone. claressa shields winning her second straight olympic gold medal. >> golden again. claressa shields. >> reporter: just as she promised me she would last week. assuming you win gold? thought about it? >> there's no assuming here. but i'll definitely win gold after that. >> reporter: the 212-year-old is now the only u.s. boxer with two golds bringing the hardware she won in the 2012 games with her to the podium. >> kyle snyder of the united states. can he hang on? >> reporter: in wrestling kyle snyder grappling for another gold for team usa at 20 years
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champ. >> will get a medal to go with that silver. >> reporter: in the men's marathon american runner galen rupp citing an adam sandler flick as inspiration for his bronze medal performance. >> i was watching "happy gilmore" the other day and i fought being a marathoner. >> reporter: meb keflezighi slipping just a few steps away from the finish line then doing a few impromptu push-ups before okay, so, simone biles is 4'8". that flag she was carrying is 9 feet tall about twice her height and with wind swirling here at 50 miles an hour yesterday, carrying that flag may have been the hardest thing she's had to do at the games so i'll give her a perfect 10 for that. also getting a perfect 10, japan's prime minister who morphed into super mario during that closing ceremony that was probably one of the coolest things we saw. >> great job, matt.
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three weeks straight. >> yeah, come home. >> a, you were there in rio too. what was the highlight? >> without a doubt watching simone biles just kill it on all of the events, i mean she really is perfection. just watching her flawlessly smile through some of the most amazing athletic feats you could imagine and she knew she was going to bring home gold. >> she made it look easy, too. >> she did. >> jesse has the final medal count. the end an impressive show for all the american athletes. team usa topping the list in most gold medals as well as the overall count. so, here's the breakdown. the u.s. getting 121 total medals, that's 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze and actually breaks the u.s.' overall medal record set back in the 2008 beijing olympics when they had 110 total medals but it's also worth noting that most of the gold medals by the americans were won by women. leading the way was gymnastics
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ditto for katie ledecky, who blew away the swimming competition early on, and for the men, no surprise here, michael phelps leaving with the most overall with six, five of those gold, guys. it was a memorable olympics for the u.s. no doubt about it, amy and george. >> thank you, jesse. let's go back to ginger with that report from your home state. >> my hometown, one thing i'm always looking at. radar over the weekend, this was happening right by my parents' home so they were in the basement calling everybody this is what it looked like. you can see the video, yeah, right there from wyoming, michigan, and here's a look from bradford, ohio, because there were several tornadoes across the great lakes and midwest from kentucky, also parts of indiana seeing tornadoes over the weekend, and that will get through and some of the coolest weather we've seen in more than a month and a half in some
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good monday morning. we have more cloud cover shower activity in the southwest at this. 64 in denver right now, 40s and 50s in the high country and lower 60s in the eastern plains. over the next 24 hour, expect and coming up on "gma," ryan lochte comes clean about his scandal in rio. >> i'm embarrassed. i'm embarrassed for myself, for
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. 7:23. more than 90,000 denver public school students are going back to school today. it is also the first day back for the denver sshools superintendent after six months of unpaid leave. >> reporter: we just stepped away from an early morning back to school kids, parents and faculty here. denver public school leaders had the superintendent address the crowd in spanish after he took a six-month unpaid leave of absence. that started in january. he got back in july. again this morning he addressed the staff, students and
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rated everyone 10 and up. welcomback to "gma." you are looking live at one of the homes destroyed by those wildfires in washington. three massive blazes tearing through that state right now forcing hundreds of residents to flee and this morning, firefighters are battling 25 wildfires throughout the west. ginger is following all of that this morning. it's coming up. also, presid from vacation gearing up for a busy week preparing to visit louisiana tomorrow and he'll pete with communities devastated by the deadly floods that destroyed more than 60,000 homes. donald trump is striking a new tone. signaling a possible shift on immigration as hillary clinton faces new fallout over her mayes. questions whether she's trying to pin the scandal on former secretary of state colin powell. it is a gold medal morning here on "gma." claressa shields making history in the ring becoming the first
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gold medals in boxing. she has an incredible story and journey. we can't for her to join us live. >> said she knew it would happen all along. the latest from ryan lochte, in hot water over that robbery scandal apologizing for what he called overexaggerating and further action will come for him and his teammates. linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: the 32-year-old says he's sorry for immature behavior and that he's learned his lesson but he still does not admi again and again he called it, quote, overexaggerating and when asked directly if he was robbed the 12 time medalist says he doesn't know. >> if i told the entire story, none of this would have happened. >> reporter: disgraced u.s. swimmer ryan lochte finally coming clean. >> i overexaggerated a story. and i shouldn't have. i was highly intoxicated and i
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didn't happen, none of this would have happened and people would not be all over the world tuning in on this story. >> reporter: the story that 12-time olympicedist he initially told got them in hot water saying at the returned to the olympic village when their taxi was pulled over and they were robbed at gunpoint by men flashing police badges. >> the guy pulled out his gun, forehead and said get down. >> reporter: he says he was still intoxicated during that interview. >> i take full responsibility and it's my fault. >> reporter: his version began to unravel after authorities in brazil released surveillance video of him and the other swimmers at a gas station accusing the swimmer of vandalizing the rest room. eventually two of the swimmers provided their version of that night. in a statement, gunnar bentz said we foolishly relieved ourselves on the back side of
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and jack conger wrote, ryan lochte remove aid poster from a nearby wall, which apparently alerted the gas station employees leading to our being confronted by two armed security men. a witness told our matt gutman the athletes were trying to keep the authorities out of it. >> no police, no police, please, please, no police. >> they were saying no police. >> yes. >> reporter: but lochte till refused to call his, quote, overexaggerating a flat out lie. >> i wasn't lying to a certain extent. a gun was pointed at we had to call them money. you can call that a robbery, extortion or just say we had to pay the money for the damage of that poster. >> reporter: lochte got emotional when talking about his teammates on nbc news. >> i mean, i -- i let my down and, you know, i wanted to be there like i don't want them
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them dry because i mean they were my teammates. >> reporter: the 32-year-old's future is in question with endorsement deals worth a million dollars including sponsors like speedo. >> i am speedo fit. >> reporter: and polo ralph lauren. >> i've done the training. >> reporter: and while the summer games are now over, the mp committee announced late sunday they're not finished with the matter. >> we are going to have further action on this when we get back to the united states but i at this point. >> reporter: there are actually several organizations that could sanction the swimmers. so far no word on disciplinary action. he's not finished with swimming, he says. it just remains to be seen if the sport of swimming is finished with him. >> more on this from amy. >> joining us espn reporter jeremy schaap.
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article piecesing to the video and some of lochte's revised accounts and say they jive and puts questions back on those security guards in there's no doubt about that. in many ways this story exonerates lochte and implicates both the security guards who according to this investigation might have committed a crime themselves and it also lays some blame at the feet of the rio police whose accounts of what happened don't jibe as you say with the facts on i think this might in some ways force a reconsideration of the judgment against ryan lochte in the court of public opinion. >> because they said there was no vandalism to the bathroom. didn't look like anything had been repaired so it does back up what lochte is saying now that he just exaggerated. >> and beyond that they spoke to an eyewitness, someone who saw the situation, excuse me, escalating, came in, when guns
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flashed, turns out the security guards were off duty prison guards, so you can understand in some ways how in ryan lochte's mind this felt like a robbery or at least extortion. >> especially when you're under the influence of alcohol. >> which he admits that he was and so were the others. >> the usoc says it might consider further action against lochte and his teammates. what do you think will happen. >> i wouldn't be surprised if the usoc, u.s. swimming come down pretty hard on ryalo we're going to have to see, though, how public opinion is swayed by this story in "usa today," if that's going to in some way alter their approach if they're going to be more lenient than they might have been otherwise. they suspended michael phelps six months for a dui weaving in traffic drunk, you ow, putting other people in harm's way, how would you justify giving that more severe punishment for something at least on the fast
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>> there's going to be a impact. big companies will shy away from getting involved with any controversy like this. in the long run, if he finds as right way to rehabilitate himself there might be even some ways for him to capitalize on this notoriety. i think there might be clever ways, but in the short term, people are going to say to themself, people make those digs we don't want to have anything to do with ryan lochte but that could change. >> all right, a lot could change we appreciate it. george. coming up on our big board, a massive price hike for a life-saving allergy medicine. could the new costs of epipens leave your family at risk. why a former navy s.e.a.l. over writing a book about osama bin laden. and who will play spider-man's mary jane.
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talk about today's top stories. dan abrams at the desk with us. we'll get to you in ray minute let's begin with this huge price increase for epipens. many families now saying they can't afford to pay for the life-saving medication because the cost is so high. rebecca jarvis tracking the story. this is an eye-popping increase. >> it is, george. 400%. that is the amount that the epipens have gone up in cost since 2008 and as a lot of families are getting ready to send their kids back to school they know the importance of those pens when they hit the this is an outrage. you have mylan pharmaceuticals, the company that creates the epipen that grbts it say they are working tirelessly to get access out there to all the families who need them. they also say that nearly 80% of the commercially insured patients using the epimen savings card received it for 0 dollars but the issue i'm hearing from a number of parents and doctors right now is that if you're uninsured or even if you
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actually have access to that program. >> rebecca, i mean, so many people calling this company vultures and what impact does it have on the company's bottom line? >> that's right, amy. the person who called them vultures is martin kelly, the poster child for bad behavior in that and the stock since this news came out about the 400% increase in prices it took a hit down 1 1/2% and a number of senators have said they'll start investigating that's never a good piece of news for a public company. >> all right, but maybe it might make a change for those families hoping for more a more affordable option. a former navy s.e.a.l. has agreed to pay the government nearly $7 million. matthew bissonnette reached the settlement with the department of justice over the best-selling book about the operation to kill osama bin laden. dan abrams is here to talk about that so bissonnette agreed to forfeit the royalties and speaking fees he made from the book. what do you make of it. >> this is a fight no one
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this guy is a true american hero. you're talking about you were le heart, silver star, numerous bronze stars. he wasn't alleged to have disclosed classified information. what he was accused of was not allowing the government to vet his book and some of the slides for his speeches before he did it. now, when you have access to sensitive information like that, that's one of the rules, right? you want to talk about this publicly, fine, but you have to get our authorization first. he didn't. relates to specifically the lack of vetting. >> he says he was wrongly advised that he didn't have to get this preclearance so is that why he was singled out by the government. >> we've seen a lot of books about this, et cetera, movies. the reason he was singled out was related to the vetting. it's not that the information was made public, it's that he didn't get permission to release this particular information. the government takes this stuff very seriously as you can understand, the need to get
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potentially classified information approved first before they can release anything. >> does this mean he can't make any money in the future talking about this. >> no, so he had to pay back fo because he used slides that hadn't been vetted. so now he can give speeches, he can talk about it. he just has to make sure everything is aboveboard, that the government knows what he's doing, knows basically what he's saying and they've approved the sorts of slides, the material he can try to make some of that back. that's a big number, right? talking about over $7 million. >> a costly lesson. >> absolutely. that's exactly the same thing he said too. >> we'll move on to a controversial brewing about who may play spider-man's girlfriend in the new movie. one has zendaya playing mary jane and want to talk to larry hackett about that. created a little bit of a backlash on social media. i guess some people think this should be reserved for a white
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years ago when people of color didn't have starring roles and the fans of these things take it seriously. on the other hand most of the fans tend to be young people much more open to the idea of n nontraditional casting as they call it. you know, i want to point out we're talking about the casting of the girlfriend of a man who plays a spider in a movie so i think we can probably loosen up the reins here a little bit but this is kind of a trial balloon on the part of the studio and think they're setting this up whether intentionally or not and getting some most positive, some is always going to be negative in the internet world. so, you know, hopefully for zendaya she gets the role because she's been bandied about now. >> give my girls a reason to go. >> we know hollywood has received recent and quite a bit of criticism for casting white actors in what one might assume should be a role reserved for colored people. is this potentially the industry trying to right itself doing something right? what do you make of this move? could it be in reaction to that negative press before.
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you have a case, you know, about a month ago with matt damon in that picture where he played a white guy saving people in the siege of the great wall of china. and you had a case of casting of emma stone in "alo"aloha" where was supposed to play an asian person. i think there is an effort to kind of change this around. i think, though, that this has to happen at the studio level and it has to happen at the casting level. having these discussions at oscar time is too late and nyes to be now so in this zendaya conversion may be a good one and may be the start of more broad changes clute the industry. >> larry, thanks so much. want to thank dan and rebecca as well. coming up next the race against time to save a toddler trapped underwater. the harrowing 911 calls and how she managed to make it out alive. mustangs... i can't believe we live in the middle of all this. they're supposed to be one of the most gentle creatures in nature. really...? i read that once.
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heard in the darkness. >> we couldn't tell if she was in the boat or if she was trapdzed under the boat or if she was out in the river because we heard cries but it sounds like it was coming from everywhere. >> reporter: first responders rushing to the scene and after nearly 45 minutes, they begin to lose hope. >> we were just getting ready to leave and that's when we heard a light cry. i was listening and could hear she was right there. >> reporter: incredibly kennedy was floating in a life vest under the boat inside pocket. >> i mean it's a miracle. it's a complete miracle that everything worked like it did because we shouldn't all be here today. >> incredible. little kennedy spent two nights in the intensive care unit. police say that life jacket, that little life jacket, that's what really saved her life. >> amazing she found that air pocket. >> incredible. it's just incredible. when you hear that story there she was right under the boat. >> wow. thanks for bringing that to us,
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an hour. that's where we are right now, live at the kempler campus. amanda del castillo, degenerative 7. we have a rolled over trash truck on the ramp from westbound 76 to southbound 25. there are heavy truck in this here trying to upright this. they have been allowing some traffic to get through. take a look at the other big delay, down on southbound 25, downtown to the denver tech center, nearly a half there. 225 and c-470 busy as well. a lot of traffic on i-70, this accident on 20th at i-25. you can see the traffic on the north side going to boulder, a lot of folks heading that way on 36 right now. first day of classes for cu boulder and csu. we have scattered showers to the west and increasing cloud cover as well.
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>> good morning, claressa. good morning to her. that was great right there. welcome to country week here on "gma" and there's chef bill durney and he'll kick off our playlist with country meats and sweets right there and a performance from nashville's old dominion. >> country meats and sweets. i like that. i not just a country music monday but we also have have star power from jennifer lopez. we'll tell you why she is holding a pie. it's all part of a celebration that had even usher starstruck taking a picture on stage with lionel richie all coming up. first news from tom llamas with the morning rundown. >> we begin with breaking details overnight about the new wildfires erupting in the west. three fires are now ging out of control in eastern washington state. at least a dozen homes and buildings burning into the ground. dozens of families forced to evacuate. one fire exploded from 250 acres to 5,000 acheers in a matter of hours and in southern california, some good news.
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massive fire in san bernardino county. now, donald trump may be poised to abandon one of his most controversial promises. he vowed he would kick millions of undocumented immigrants out of the country but now his new campaign manager is hinting he could change his mind on creating a controversial deportation force saying the plan is not written in stone. >> to be determined. as the weeks unfold he will lay out this specifics of that p that he would implement as president of the united states. >> reporter: now, trump is also taking heat for his pitch to black voters after saying they're living in poverty with bad schools and no jobs. trump is already beginning to prepare for his upcoming debates with hillary clinton holding his first debate prep session over the weekend. former secretary of state colin powell is clarifying a report that suggested he advised hillary clinton to use a personal e-mail account. powell tells "people" magazine that clinton's people have been, quote, trying to pin it on me
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her private e-mail server for one year before he told her about his use of personal e-mail for unclassified messages. and overseas there's growing concern that isis is turning to children to carry out attacks. turkey's president is blaming the terror group for a suicide bombing at a wedding that killed 51 people. funerals for the victims beginning today. the bomber believed to be as young as 12 years old and a shocking scene in iraq, police arresting this boy with explosives around his waist. take a look at that. they say he was minutes away back here at home a new twist in the prince death investigation. the associated press reports pain pills found in the singer's home were mislabeled and actually contained the powerful narcotic fentanyl, which killed him. investigators say the mislabeled pills could be a manufacturer error or could have been illegally manufactured. now, federal health officials are warning that local transmission of the zika virus could spread to other gulf coast states beyond florida. here's why.
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about recent flooding in texas and louisiana because standing water could be a breeding ground for mosquitoes carrying the virus. president obama visits louisiana tomorrow to assess the damage. 3,200 people remain in shelters. 60,000 homes are damaged or destroyed. and finally one boy with a big heart helping out those flood victims right there in louisiana. instead of accepting gifts at his birthday party carson boutte spent his birthday delivering pizzas to families va flooding. his goal was to spread a little sunshine to a few people but donations came pouring in and he ended up handing out more than 300 pizzas to total strangers, a little boy with a big heart. really nice. >> that's fantastic. thank you, tom. jesse, what do you got? >> we got "pop news," george and it's monday. we'll kick it off with an amazing monday -- are you guys ready for this? i'll rail here on some a-list names that you're not going to
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richie, ciara and bon jovi. these are all-star team, guys. gwen stefani and blake shelter at the 2016 apollo in the hamptons benefit this past weekend. j. lo was snapping this epic selfie video to capture all the a-listers on instagram including this gwen stefani throwback. take a look. ? ? don't speak i know what you're saying ? >> and gwen wasn't the only one on the stage. for the grand finale lionel richie. you see the roots up there, chris rock up there, usher. if the guest list wasn't impressive enough, how about john mcenroe, don johnson, pharrell, christie brinkley, katie holmes, jack nicholson, they all made an appearance. the event was hosted by ronald perelman raising 5 million to benefit the historic harlem theater. >> always gets them out. do we know why j. lo was holding a pie? >> she likes pie. kids were handing out pizzas. >> that was my question, sorry.
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forget all the a-listers. what about j. lo and the pie. next up, all right, all right, all right, big news for matthew mcconaughey fans. turns out the oscar winner has a youtube channel. who knew. apparently not too many people but then benefits reddit to the rescue, 200 followers to more than 70,000 and counting, mcconaughey has only posted six videos nearly two years since he started the channel but i'm pretty sure we could expect a few more video diaries now that he has a much bigger audience. good news for mcconaughey fans. >> i was actually 1 of the original 20. i already knew about that. >> like that. and finally, the 2016 rio olympics ended last fight with a big bang and the fastest man in the world, usain bolt, got a royal message on his birthday. prince harry wishing the olympic gold medalist congratulations on his 30th birthday tweeting, "now that you're officially the
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a re-run." so back in 2012 prince william harry visited jamaica and usain bolt let him win and looks like prince harry is coming for one of those nine gold medals that usain won because he's the fastest human being in the world. i don't think usain bolt has much to worry about this time. >> you can see in the body language prince harry was like this and usain was like bury barely walking. >> have fun with that. enjoy. all right, want to see what's coming up on the "gma morning menu"? >> yes. >> danger at the beach. why the shallow water may not be as safe as you think. the threat sending hundreds to the e.r. gold medal glory, 21-year-old claressa shields making boxing history at the olympics. now she's joining us here live. plus, we're kicking off "gma's" country playlist week with delicious meat and music, old dominion performing live. all ofhat coming up on "gma" here in times square. ? "gma's morning menu" is brought to you by advil. advil makes pain a distant memory.
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there she is, claressa shields, she won big in rio and she'll join us live in just a bit. hello, claressa. but first "gma" is on the lookout with a summer swimming alert. all of us know about the dangers of deep water but hundreds because of surprise dangers in shall dough water. becky worley joins us from san francisco with what to do when you're hit by unexpected waves. good morning, becky. >> good morning, george. yeah, when we head to the beach we fear riptides, sharks but most injuries including broken bones, concussions, even paralysis happen just ten feet from the dry sand. a massive wall of water bearing
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the shallows. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: but sometimes that area can turn dangerous in seconds. i think we've all been there. you realize suddenly the water has gotten a lot bigger. in this delaware hospital alone, nearly 2,000 swimmers with injuries requiring emergency treatment in the last five years. >> the energy from a three or four-foot wave is the same energy of getting hit by a small miles an hour. >> reporter: josh bazle spent his childhood swimming at the beach until one day -- >> i was in waist high water with my back to the ocean when a wave picked me up and slammed me head first against the ocean floor. >> reporter: he is now a quadriplegic. so, i'm heading into the water here in malibu, california, a big swell hitting today. with me los angeles county lifeguard and water safety
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to that hard sand. >> it's like wet cement. >> reporter: to stay safe, experts say swim in lifeguarded areas. >> always check with the lifeguard. they'll give you the safe area to swim. >> reporter: think like a surfer, study the water before you get in. >> look at the ocean. have that situational awareness. >> reporter: waves come in sets. get through the break zone during smaller waves. and if you're caught inside as a big one hits, don't brace yourself standing tall. >> it tightens you up and the wave will push you over and slam you into the sandy bottom. >> reporter: as counterintuitive as it, ken says if you see that wall of water, go down and grab sand. >> if you go under that, it dissipates. grab a breath of air, and relax under the wave. >> if you aren't able to get beneath a wave and a big one tumbles you, these next instructions could save your life. >> grab the back of your head, elbows are in front of you so if you hit the sand, you're kind of protecting your head
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>> whoo! spin cycle. i spoke with water experts on the east coast too, and they say the majority of injuries they see happen are when people are getting out of the water. so time your exit to coincide with the smaller waves, get through the break zone as fast as you can and, george, u have to keep your head on a swivel watching behind you for those bigger waves. >> yeah, i've never seen that about putting your hands behind your head either but when and your producers were out there, you actually had a real scare with riptides when you were out there. >> we were treading water behind the break zone and realized we were 200 yards offshore. but this is proof that knowing what to do in the ocean makes it safer to be there. we swam parallel to the beach, 10, 20 yards and were out of the rip calmly making our way to the shore. listen, i love the ocean. i want to help people have tools and awareness to stay safe in
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waiting for all morning, back with the young woman making history at the olympics overcoming obstacles in and out of the ring. claressa shields capturing gold again becoming the first american olympian to win two gold medals in boxing, and she is joining us now from rio with the big number two right there. congratulations, claressa. i loved how you decided to celebrate there. tell me what was going through your mind when you got that second gold medal. >> well, when i won, i had won and did a great job, i had won unanimous and i was super excited. i don't know why i did a cartwheel but it just happened. >> you did a cartwheel, claressa, because you could and i fully applaud that. now you pulled out your gold medal from 2012 when you were on the podium. tell me why. >> well, you know, i knew i would be on the gold medal podium but like i said, when i
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i was 17, i didn't feel like i got a lot of recognition so i wanted to let people know and let it be a memory that i am a two-time olympic gold medalist and won when i was 17, i won the olympics when i was 21. like this is not a game. this is not a joke. i can really fight. i train hard and i got both my gold medals. it was a surprise for everyone. i even shocked myself when i pulled it out. >> that smile, though, it was such a moment and all felt the pride that i know you were feeling in that moment and you had quite a journey getting to that podium for the second time. you had a difficult childhood and talked about it. talk about how your past has helped mold you into the two-time gold medalist that you are now. >> well, you know what, after the first olympics, you know, just the fact that i've had so far was just the separation of me and my coach jason crutchfield, and with that he just taught me how to be stronger, like by myself and
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to -- you know, i had coach billy, i had coach k. i had my teammates on the team. and we trained hard together and got mad together and it was just like coming here, we all had so much faith in each other to do like -- to do great things that we were okay with the results that we got but just like -- just the buildup to be here, i think i went without a coach for one year where i was just training myself and 2014 is when i decided that i would go, you know, ma olympic games, and i had just won the world championships and i did that training on my own so to get that 2016 medal and get all the support i had was great and i'm glad that i did it and, you know, maybe 2020, who knows. >> it worked out. it worked out really well. oh, i mean we can only hope for 2020. that would be awesome, claressa. i know part of your mission is to inspire others, to help others.
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medals. >> well, with the platform that i have now, i'm just going to, you know, tell people my story and tell them how my story involved god helping me get to where i got and how me being faithful to god helped me be where i am and train hard and put my body through all that hard work and still be able to smile about it afterwards and not be bitter about it. and just to those kids who i know who are like me and who come from similar backgrounds, just to tell them they can make it. i want to find a few programs where i go and i speak and we actually have places for the kids to come. it's not like an after-school program. more of like a program to where they learn how to navigate their life out of school, you know what i mean. >> oh, and you are the perfect role model for that, claressa. we can only hope for 2020 in tokyo with more of you. thank you for joining us. >> yeah, thank you guys for having me. >> congratulations. let's head outside to ginger. >> all right.
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ayla from pennsylvania. and we're just having a great morning. ayla, i wanted to show you something. look at this video from arizona, this is a dust storm that rolled through on there sunday. that's a time lapse of it. one of our photographer at our affiliate took that. wow, look at that. oh, my goodness. interesting look at that. old dominion day. have you noticed we're a little country and did a forecast for a lot of folks in the band and how their lives are intertwined. 83 today , harrisonburg, 80. did you notice how much cooler it is out here? isn't it fresh? this is one of the coolest mornings we've had in two weeks. . good monday morning. we have temperatures across the front range in the 60s.
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activity across western colorado moving in from the southwest. we'll see temperatures into the 90s by this afternoon, a slight chance of storms but nothing in the way >> i told you we're getting a little country. george and amy, let's do this. >> we'll get there, ginger. coming up, noah galloway, famous from going from the battlefield to the ballroom. now he's to live life with no excuses. we are kicking off our country music playlist week with barbecue and a huge performance from old dominion live. we'll be right back. ?
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more thaa 90,000 denver public school students are heading back to school today. amanda del castillo joins us with a look. >> reporter: there will be today and lasting until tomorrow morning as well. it all involves dps officials and government leaders who come to get to know the students, the faculty and parents at various campuses around the city. today during a ceremony, the superintendent addressed the
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amanda del castillo, denver 7. and it will be pretty hot this afternoon, downtown denver right now 65 degrees, 72 already at the airport, winds out of the southwest about 10 miles an hour. and cu and csu are heading back with the upper 80s to lower 90s.
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. southbound i-25 is backed up after this crash, and 225 at hamden as well. northbound side of 470 has been
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with that accident ? how you like me now ? ? how you like me now ? welcome back to "gma." our wwe summer slam champions, finn balor and charlotte and they are joining us live after last night's fierce smackdown telling all and that's coming up. we're also kicking off our "gma" country playlist week. look chef bill durney is here along with old dominion and, boy, we got a lot of meat over there in just a little bit. >> first i am here with an american hero, noah galloway, you know him from season 20 of "dancing with the stars." well, the u.s. army war hero has a new memoir called "living with no excuses: the remarkable rebirth of an american soldier." it's all about his inspirational
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to the ballroom. did you like that graceful sit-down? i was afraid i would fall over. you are incredible and you talk about a real transformational moment for you, 9/11, the moment you decided you want to fight for your country. >> i was in college and seeing that, you know, the scenes that everyone in the world watched live on television, that was enough for me to drop out of school, join the military to be part of the fight. >> and you found a passion there but then in december of 2005 your humvee hit a roadside bomb and you lost your arm and your leg in that and your recovery was long and hard. what kept you going? >> you know, there were several things. book. you know, for a long time people assume it was one turning moment that got me back into living my life and, you know, being a better father and getting back into fitness, but there were several things. that's what i share in the book and i go into great detail of my depression. >> you hit several low moments. >> yes, i did. it wasn't just one turning moment. it was one attempt failed, another attempt failed. it was just a constant roller coaster of emotions and i share
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>> i love one of your quotes. in the book you say sh, i needed to quit concentrating on what i lost and focus on what i had left. how do you make that mental shift? it sounds great, but it's really hard to do. >> it is. i mean, i've been asked how long did my recovery take and honestly it took about five years. that's not just physical, that's the mental and emotional effects that it had on me and to recover from that. >> incredibly you decided to speak up and share your story and become an inspiration for so many situation and in similar ones. tell me about like the courage it took to stand up and share something so personal. >> well, i mean, at first it was just me trying to be a better father. getting back into fitness and i started gaining this following as i was doing things then made "men's health" and went on "dancing with the stars" and it was incredible, the reaction
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i share the sides of my story that people don't know about, the down parts and i did it because when i was going through those struggles, i thought i was the only one. i was hiding it from everyone and i'm hoping that it'll connect with somebody or someone that may know someone going through that and see those signs to help them. >> dealing with loss, whatever it is. >> exactly. >> you mentioned "dancing with the stars." you were fantastic. i mean, had you ever danced before and what did you think when producers said, hey, i've got this proposition for you. >> you know, i didn't want to do it. they asked me if i've ever danced before. i said no, and i didn't want to do it. they convinced me to do it. i thought i'd last maybe two or three were so supportive of me. i was not the best dancer on the show but i lasted the entire ten weeks, me and sharna, because of what sharna burgess was able to do with me, she was able to tell my story through dance and i give her all that credit. she was able to take someone, not just missing a arm or leg but no ability to dance and make it through that entire show. >> you came in third place. congratulations. what was your biggest takeaway from that experience? >> the reaction from people and
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danced to toby keith's "american soldier" and that dance, the reaction from everybody was incredible. and that kept me motivated week after week to just do the best i could and to push and improve each week. >> i know that continues to reach out to you. what are you hearing from them? how can we do better to improve the relationship between vets and the rest of us? >> i'm hearing a lot of things from veterans and a lot that are -- when i was on the cover of "men's health" and on "dancing with the stars," they were proud to see positive stories of veterans. push those positive stories, not just mine but others. veterans are successful and i don't like to hear the negativity that comes with veterans because even vietnam vets, successful ceos have fought in vietnam and went through struggles and got help, went to college and have been successful and those are the stories that need to be told. >> well, it is certainly an honor to interview you and your story is one to be read. noah, thank you so much. "living with no excuses."
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tonight on "nightline" at 12:35 a.m. eastern right here on abc. noah, thanks again. >> thank you. >> george, over to you. >> it is an inspiring story. we're going to move on now to a brand-new series from tyler perry. it's called tyler perry's "too close to home" and takes us from deep south to the white house and chris connelly talks about it. >> reporter: a special place within tyler perry's los angeles residence, a tribute to decades of african-american pioneers in entertainment. >> this room just represents a of the people who have literally paved the way so that i could be in this position and it's my homage to them. >> reporter: the atlanta based perry remains a billion dollar phenomenon writing, directing and acting in plays, movies and tv series all under his name. >> you look like a big bottle of pepto-bismol. >> i'm sitting here in the middle of this success while at the same time i have my hand and my feet still holding on to everything that i've had in the
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>> reporter: his newest tyler perry's "too close to home," tlc's first scripted series, an eight-parter spanning washington, d.c. and a trailer park in the deep south. >> the attempted assassination of the president of the united states. >> i love the idea ojust how fun and exciting it could be to have someone have this great life in the white house, living their dream and then have it all fall apart because of selfish greedy whatever reasons and find themselves back at home. >> reporter: among those, the besieged bonnie played by soap and broadway stage siren kelly sullivan. >> i relate too her a lot. she's very strong. if bonnie was a friend of mine, i uld not mess with her -- >> me either. >> reporter: that's social media superstar brock o'hern who saw this man bun video. >> how to make a bun in 15 seconds or less. >> reporter: catapult him to 2.1 million instagram followers, a true showbiz newbie.
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skochool school? >> i played jack from "jack and the beanstalk" in high school. >> the show will feature his first screen kiss ever. >> it was a lot of fun to be honest. >> how far do you have to go back to get somebody's first stage kiss? >> my first stage kiss i think i was 17 so -- and it certainly was not anywhere as good as the kiss that i had with brock. >> i've only been madea on stage. she ain't getting kissed by nobody. it's never going to happen. never going to happen. >> reporter: madea will return to the big screen in october "boo: a madea halloween" while he admits fatherhood has changed his priorities. >> it changes so much of what i dream about. it used to be about business. where is the next deal? now it's about him. >> reporter: for "good morning america," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. >> thanks to chris for that. tyler perry's "too close to home" premieres tonight on tlc. now let's go outside to ginger. >> thank you, george, so much
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to all my new friends. what a party we've got and a beautiful morning. look at some of these numbers coming in this morning as far as how cool it is. we called it a taste or a touch of fall because it's 59 in chicago. 58, bloomington, illinois and look at that high, it moves on over here. and you can feel it. it's almost -- i said almost cool. i don't know if i have to call it that. but 50 in far western new york too. that is the big picture. of course, it'll get warmer >> this weather report brought to you by carmax. and i'm not alone. joining us now fresh off their performances in last night's wwe summer slam at the barclays center in brooklyn are the new first ever wwe universal champions, finn balor, the demon
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>> thank you. >> wow. so millions of people are watching. barclays is nuts, it's sold out. what does that feel like for you guys? >> well, what a night last night. barclays sold out crowd were electric start to finish. obviously for me personally to be involved in one of the main events was a huge honor. >> what does it mean to be the universal champion? what does that mean to you? >> i've been doing it a long time, 16 years all over the world. europe, mexico, japan. it's very rare to get an opportunity to be the first. but last night i became the first ever wwe universal champion. >> people out here are pumped. charlotte, what does it feel like? there's so many other women. you're at the pinnacle now. >> you know, i'm honored to be here, and i was here after wrestlemania, so it feels like yesterday but this title is a representation of all the hard work of all the women, so, yes, i am honored to be here as champ
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>> we are so happy you're here. you're going to give me some moves coming up. you can see both champions, finn balor and charlotte on wwe monday night raw tonight on usa.
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back now with our big barbecue to kick off our country week. you've been sending in pictures of your best dishes.
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there. we're going to share some from hometown bar-b-que of of brooklyn's pit master bill durney. how does a guy from brooklyn get to do this? >> i know. it's a long way. i am from the south. i'm from south brooklyn. well, it's travel. you know, we all love to travel and i was inspired by people all around the world cooking on wood and wood fire, and now i'm just inspired by, you know, the sites, the sounds, the smells in new york city, brooklyn, new york. >> what a feast you brought us, ribs, pork, all kinds of fixings. >> we brought some pork shoulders that we've been smoking for about 16 hours last night. we have some texas-style spare ribs, shout out to texas. >> that's beef. >> oh, yeah, she's are pork ribs. >> pork? >> we got boos coming from the back. we got people from south and north carolina back there. we got some spare ribs and then we also did a jamaican jerk baby
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>> billy, is there a secret to grilling ribs at home? >> yeah, for sure. a lot think they can't get smoke on their backyard grills but actually they can. one of the tips we'd like to give is just to get a bunch of aluminum foil and some wood chips and put them on your grill and let them slowly come up to temperature so they'll create a nice little smoke there. >> two different sections of the grill? >> yes, exactly, two-zone cooking, so you want to coals on one side and the opposite for indirect cooking. >> we have some questions from your fans at home. evan will be asking a question. >> hi, this is evan here. i have a question about grilling. how do you get that smoky flavor on a gas grill? >> right, so this is what we were just speaking of on the gas grill. also i think the science we can debate the science but old wives' tale, should you soak the wood chips? my tip, not soak them.
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combustion needs dehydration for the wood so why would we soak them before we put them on. >> what's your favorite wood? >> we like white oak and we like finishing with cherry wood. cherry wood is a soft, mild smoke whereas white oak is a hardwood that has a little more smoked flavor. >> standing here we'll smell like it for the rest of the day. i'm totally okay with that, by the way. >> we have another question from emily now. >> chicken and pork usually take a long time on the grill. can i partially cook the meat to shorten the time on the grill? >> emily, it's a really interesting question. we get a question a lot at the restaurant, can we hold like this? but there is a danger zone. that's between 40 and 140 degrees so you never want to leave your meat partially cooked. you want to -- you can start it one way and finish it on the grill but it needs to be cooked through to temperature. >> one last question, here comes jen. >> hi, my name is jen. and i wanted to know how long i can
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freezer before it goes bad. >> that's an awesome question, jen. so what we like to say for a safe time is about six months. hunters all around, you know, can do it for much longer periods of time, but frozen for your home cooked, six months in the freezer. if it's nice and sealed, vacuum packed, it'll be just as good coming out of the freezer. >> a lot of good tips, thanks for joining us, chef. >> always a pleasure. coming up, old dominion will perform live. ? ? to tell him that it's over then bring it on over ? ? stringing him along any longer
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? back now with old dominion helping kick off our "gma" country playlist week. they just announced a new fall tour. here they are with "song for
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? ? right now we both know we're marina del rey ? ? plane's gonna fly away and you'll be on it ? ? and by this time tomorrow i'll be singing yesterday ? ? the sunshine's gonna fade and we can't stop it ? ? so before we turn in i can't make you love me ? ? let's be brown-eyed girl, sweet caroline, free fallin', small town saturday night ? ? before we lose that loving feeling let's go dancing on the ceiling ? ? keep on living that teenage
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grass is green ? ? pretty soon i'll be so lonesome i could cry but that's a song for another time ? ? just for one more day what do you say baby be my pretty woman ? ? because we know sunday morning's coming down and let's take a drive ? ? you and i down some old country road ? ? talk about ow of those pink houses ? ? yeah we might be a candle in the wind but let's pretend we're ? ? brown-eyed girl, sweet caroline, free fallin', small town saturday night ? ? before we lose that loving feeling let's go dancing on the ceiling ? ? keep on living that teenage dream paradise city where the grass is green ?
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on my mind but that's a song for another time ? ? ? so before we're singing i will always love you ? ? let's sing brown-eyed girl, sweet caroline ? ? free fallin', small town saturday night ? ? before you lose that loving feeling let's go dancing on the ceiling ? ? keep on living that teenage dream paradise cy where the grass is green ? ? pretty soon i'll be so lonesome i could cry ? ? but that's a song for another time ? ? yeah that's a song for another time, brown-eyed girl, sweet caroline ?
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free fallin', small town saturday night that's a song for
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(vo) we went to hollywood to ask burgers, tacos and chili could taste just as great made with turkey. thousands stepped into the jennie-o tasting booth to find out.
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"good morning america" is brought to you by target. expect more, pay less. >> old dominion giving us a nice start to our week. thank you very much. you're heading on a big tour. >> we are. big time, man. it's our first headline tour. >> feels good. >> very good. >> thanks for starting it here on "gma." great monday morning. >> thanks for having us. >> thanks for this monday treat. thanks for watching. have a great monday, everyone. ?
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. aurora police want you to look out for 71-year-old walter rogers. he was last seen wearing a
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jeans and dark shoes. police in aurora believe alcohol and speed were factors in this fatal crash overnight. a driver lost control and slammed into a group of people in the sidewalk, killing one. the fbi wants to find this bank robber. he got away with cash from a key bank in castle pines saturday, wearing a fake beard as a disguise. police say he's in his early 20s with a dimple on his nose and piercing in his ear. there is a cash reward offered for information. we have a pleasant morning, 67 degrees right now downtown. we have a mix of sun and clouds, 75 degrees at dia and winds out of the southwest at 11 miles an hour. we'll have calm conditions throughout the afternoon but we are in the upper 80s to lower 90s with increasing cloud cover for the afternoon. much of the activity will be on
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the mountains. we're warm across the plains today, cooling down by wednesday. and we have problems here, the w line coming out from golden, 10 to 20 minute delays both directions because a car tracks. they are sending a tow truck out there. this is the southbound side of i-25, left lane blocked here on the map and we have backups from broadway all the way to this point. 225 is busy. take a look at broadway, eastbound side. let's go back to the map. accident near broadway, causing
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