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good morning, america. flash flood alert. severe storms from arizona to maryland shutting down roads, flooding clean at this drugstore. now new regions in the flood zone as a potential tropical storm fors in the caribbean. major zika warning. the cdc issuing an unprecedented advisory telling pregnant women not to travel t florida after detecting 14 local cases of the virus. now health officials going door to door testing thousands of people. the head of the cdc will join us this morning. donald trump calls hillary clinton the devil overnight as new polls spell trouble for trump. >> and i'm afraid the election is going to be rigged. i have to be honest. >> now bombarded from both sides of the aisle for his battle with the family of a fallen u.s. soldier and the new questions arising about trump's own military record. and not on my watch.
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unruly passenger attacks a crew member. >> sit down. sit down. enough. you don't put your hands on my flight attendant. >> how he took control and stopped what could have been a dangerous confrontation. >> we do say good morning, america. good to have >> thank you. new polls showing hillary clinton surging as donald trump battles attacks from both sides of the aisle over his comments about that military family. yeah, continued through the day yesterday. we have an exclusive with miss teen usa. karlie hay is here live taking on the controversy about those offensive tweets. severe weather on move, missouri roads underwater and you see missouri right there. alerts from las vegas to st. louis and ginger, of course, is tracking it all. >> there are pockets of flash flooding.
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inches very quickly. ocean city, maryland, the picture behind me and that picture out of missouri, east of kansas city and now that line has moved to the east. there are warnings this morning, 4 inches plus have fallen west of st. louis. watching there, also in the southwest with that monsoon flow, 3 plus inches falls in hours and you got trouble, 90% development for this. it would be earl if it got through parts >> i know you're keeping an eye on it. that unprecedented warning about the zika virus. the cdc advising pregnant women to avoid a popular neighborhood in miami. so far at least 14 cases have been transmitted by infected mosquitoes in that area. there have been more than 1,600 travel-related cases across the country. and more than 400 pregnant women have been infected. abc's dr. richard besser is in miami, has the latest for us. good morning, dr. besser.
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that zika is continuing to spread in this neighborhood, public health has done something they've never done before telling some people to stay away but with all the travel people are doing, they don't believe this will be the last time that happens. here in this florida neighborhood, just one square mile north of downtown miami, 14 cases of zika have been transmitted by local mosquitoes and the cdc has this warning for pregnant women. stay away. apparently the first time it has continental u.s. ever. >> we believe there's still individuals that are at risk in that one-mile square radius. >> reporter: so health officials are testing thousands of residents here in the wynnewood arts district, one of the busiest neighborhoods in the city spraying for mosquito, delivering zika prevention kits, bedding nets and treatments for standing water. >> just doing a neighborhood sweep to make sure there's no mosquito breeding. >> reporter: many of the
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testing. health officials are expecting more cases will arise. the virus most dangerous for pregnant women. >> have you taken any steps around your home to cut down on mosquitoes? >> patio furniture, everything inside. because if it rains and you have your chair, you know, sitting up, it can have standing water. >> just making sure none of my plants have water that's just been sitting there. >> one of the big worries here that the mosquito appears to be they're using and will make control efforts difficult. what's surprised me talking to people here, all the concerns from public health, people seem to be going about their lives and don't seem to be changing behavior. robin. >> all right, dr. besser, thank you. joining us now with more is the director of the cdc, dr. tom frieden. dr. frieden, thank you for your time this morning and this is so alarming to a lot of people because it is a fairly small
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continental u.s. since polio which has raised a lot of eyebrows and people want to know do you feel that you're going to have to increase the area? >> only time will tell, robin. this is really a new phenomenon. we've never seen a mosquito-borne illness that could cause a birth defect and right now there is this very specific area north of downtown miami where zika is spreading in that community so we're advising pregnant women not to go t and pregnant women who have to live or work there to do everything possible to prevent mosquito bites. >> four cases were announced on friday and then ten more on monday and some are saying why wasn't an advisory issued earlier? >> what we realized over the weekend was that the mosquito counts were not coming down as we had liked so we haven't achieved good mosquito control in that area. and we now have our top experts on the ground working with the top folks in florida to figure
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to control mosquito. >> i know you said that mosquito control there in miami has not worked as you had hoped. why not? >> well, there are three different possibilities. first, it could be that the mosquitoes there are resistant to the insecticides being used. unfortunately, there's no quick test for that and can take a week or three or four weeks to figure that out for sure. second, it may be there are breeding sites that haven't been eliminated. standing water where mosquitoes continue third, it is also the case that this is a really tough mosquito to control. this is an unusual neighborhood or an emerging neighborhood. it's mixed use. it has industrial, business and residential and that makes mosquito control very econcompl. >> no treatment, no vaccine as of right now and the consequences could be quite dire so this is something that people really need to take seriously. >> it is and it's not just about this neighborhood.
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mosquito is present, 30 state, generally in the south of the u.s., women who are pregnant really need to do everything they can to protect themselves from mosquito bites and that's difficult putting on deet multiple times on exposed skin, wearing long sleeves and long pant, staying indoors, all these things reduce the risk of mosquito bites. >> we can't hear them enough. dr. frieden, thank you very much. >> thank you very much. >> advisory in the continental u.s. since polio. we move on to the race for the white house. in you polls showing a big convention bounce for hillary clinton as donald trump doubles down in his fight with the muslim parents of a fallen soldier and steps up attacks on hillary clinton. comparing her now to the devil. abc's tom llamas is on the trail with trump in harrisburg, pennsylvania. good morning, tom. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. donald trump calling hillary clinton the devil is a first and this comes at the same type he's
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billionaire, even the president over a back and forth with the family of a fallen u.s. soldier. overnight, donald trump warning of the possibility of a rigged election. >> and i'm telling you, november 8th we better be careful because that election is going to be rigged and i hope the republicans are watching closely or it's going to be taken away from us. >> reporter: at a campaign event in pennsylvania he took his attacks on hillary clinton to a diabolical level, saying this senator bernie sanders' endorsement of clinton. >> but he made a deal with the devil. she's the devil. >> reporter: but it's trump's attacks on a gold star family that spoke out at the democratic convention that continue to get him in trouble. >> have you even read the united states constitution? >> reporter: senator john mccain calling out trump saying just because trump is the gop nominee doesn't mean he can, quote, defame those who are the best
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star mother is out of bounds. trump's running mate governor mike pence put on the spot during a town hall by a mother whose son serves in the u.s. air force. >> will there ever be a point in time to look trump in the eye and tell him enough is enough? >> reporter: that mother getting booed from others at the town hall for asking her question. >> captain khan is an american hero. family. we cherish all of our gold star families. >> reporter: president obama also alluding to the controversy praising all the gold star families. >> that our gold star families have made a sacrifice that most of us cannot even begin to imagine. >> reporter: and fellow billionaire warren buffett who's supporting hillary clinton saying this about trump. >> have you no sense of decency, sir? >> reporter: still trump says he has a right to defend himself. >> horrible things were said
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and i will always respond. >> reporter: as trump fighting with that gold star family "the new york times" has a front page investigation looking into the numerous deferments, draft deferments during the vietnam war by donald trump, mostly for education but one of them for bone spurs in his heels. now, this came at a time when trump was a very active athlete and had just picked up the game of golf, trump has said that condition has since healed and he has acknowledged some guilt for not serving. let's talk to our little analysts matthew dowd and jon karl. jon, let me begin with you and that "the new york times" account. one of the things trump has said many times in the past that he received deferments and was ultimately kept out of the draft by a high lottery number. "the new york times" calls that account into question. >> it sure does, george. trump has said that he had a phenomenal draft number and that's why ultimately he was kept out of the war. but this "new york times" investigation says he had five
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spurs, according to "the times" would have made it virtually impossible for him to get drafted. >> okay and, matt, we now have a series of polls showing hillary clinton's bounce coming out of this convention and a lead in the six to eight-point range. >> yeah, you know, we've saw -- we saw donald trump get a slight bump but hillary clinton got a bigger bump. it has less to do with the convention than the controversy that erupted around donald trump all self bone spurs and more about shooting himself in the foot over and over and over again. >> put on your political consultant hat. you've worked for both democrats and republicans. if donald trump called you in what would you tell him to do to fix this. >> the first thing i would say is don't be yourself but that would be i think difficult in the course of this. he has to get some level of discipline and quit reacting to people. he has to get on his message and quit reacting to every single person that he seems to get some level of slight in the course of
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it's not that he's losing votes he's capping himself at a level he can't win at so in order to win he's got to get disciplined and stay on message. >> jon, we saw him last night talking about the prospect of a rigged election. >> yeah, this is something else. he said this before. after the 2012 election, he had a series of tweets that he said that this was clearly the result of a rigged election, romney's loss, but he's setting up the possibility of if he loses, saying it was because he was jon karl, matthew dowd, thank you very much. >> all right, george, we move on to new questions about the deadly hot air balloon crash in u.s. his that that killed 16 people. the pilot had been convicted of drunken driving four times. abc's david kerley is in lockhart, texas, with more on this. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, robin. a foggy morning here in texas. you can see the memorial that's been set up, the families were here at the site yesterday. there are no indications that
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do with this accident. but it raises broad questions about licensing as investigators try to figure out why this balloon crashed. this morning, the covered remains of the balloon and gondola are in dallas for further examination as we learn more about the past of the pilot at the controls. 49-year-old skip nichols had been arrested four types for drunk driving and served time in prison twice. a former girlfriend said he was a recovering alcoholic. balloon pilots are not required to hold an faa but they are expected to self-report convictions. safety officials say that's not enough. >> should they be held to a different standard than somebody who is flying an airplane for hire on air tour operations or helicopters, so, so we do see this discontinuity. >> reporter: investigators say evidence suggests after flying above the clouds and fog the pilot was trying to land when the gondola hit and then ran along the top transmission lines
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about ten stories to the ground saturday killing all 16 on board. now, investigators had hoped the ground crew, the tracking crew would actually be able to tell them whether or not the conditions were like this when the balloon came down. they knew it was coming down but didn't know where and actually drove around for an hour looking for the balloon after it had already crashed, robin. >> thank you. amy with the morning's other top stories starting with an fbi employee accused of working for china. pleaded guilty to acting as a secret agent for china. kun shan chun worked in the new york office and accused of using top secret clearance to leak the identity of a special agent to the chinese government. he is expected to face two years in prison. the u.s. military expanding its air campaign against isis launching air strikes in northern libya targeting isis vehicles and tanks. president obama approved that military action at the request
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more air strikes are expected but no u.s. ground troops. three suspects on the run now after a terrifying supermarket robbery in houston. they fired into the store's ceiling sending employees and customers running for their lives all into a back room to hide. but the robbers then tried to kick and shoot their way into that back room. look at them there but the lock, thankfully, held and the men eventually ran off. a dramatic rescue in michigan after an elderly man ended up drive nothing a lake near detroit, gd were trying to free him when police arrived. they were able to smash the window, cut his seat belt and untangle his legs pulling him out of the car just as it slipped completely under the water there. well, a sign of the times at mcdonald's. the company says it will remove artificial preservatives from chicken mcnuggets and some breakfast items and no longer uss high fructose corn syrup in buns saying it is responding to consumer demands. >> just don't mess with the fries. >> i agree, robin.
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mcdonald's. >> simple. finally this is going to make everybody feel good. you don't have to feel guilty the next time you forget to floss. the government is acknowledging there is little evidence flossing prevents gum disease or cavities. a study by the associated press describes evidence of its benefits as weak and unreliable. i mean i still think it's eye hygienic but apparently you don't have to floss. >> especially not while you're driving, please. >> you just made so many >> i know. the guilt of years and years of not flossing suddenly gone. >> poof. >> bopoof. >> god to have you back. an american airlines pilot coming to the rescue tackling an allegedly drunken disorder will go passenger facing charges for attacking a flight attendant and threatening the whole crew. it was caught on a cell phone and abc's nick watt has our story. >> sit down. sit down. enough. you don't put your hands on my flight attendant.
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unruly passenger after he allegedly attacked members of the flight crew. >> i said take a seat, sir. >> i don't want to take a seat. >> i don't care what you want to do. you're going to take a seat right now. >> reporter: the passenger, 25-year-old michael curnow facing federal charges for allegedly interfering with a flight crew after his plane landed at charlotte douglas international airport. federal agents say kerr took the short flight from lexington, kentucky, july 21st and became glasses of jack daniels in just over an hour. >> oh, wow. yeah. >> reporter: in this video you can see kerstaning in the aisle refusing to sit down. kerr briefly sits on the armrest of the seat before following the flight attendant up the aisle. according to an fbi affidavit, kerr threatened to break the flight attendant's jaw. >> move. >> take a seat. >> move. >> take a seat. >> kerr is then seen here telling the pilot to move. moments later he tries to run
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pushing her down before the pilot takes kerr to the ground. >> sit down. sit down. enough. you don't put your hands on my flight attendant. >> reporter: the association of flight attendants issuing this statement saying we have seen an increase in these incidents throughout the industry. alcohol is a leading cause of air rage incidents as it seems to be in this case. kerr has been released on a $25,000 bond, no future court date has been set. for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, new york. wo that one. maybe not the three jacks. to ginger and the flooding in the midwest. >> in the midwest and northeast. flash flood warnings actually at this hour in parts of
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i'm jeff smith with your accuweather forecast. more clouds than sunshine. northeast of the city, we are watching the thunderstorm activity. moving on to long island, crossing to the south a batch of downpours, and one into sullivan county and upstate new york. here's your 7-day forecast. clouds are going to have a little bit of sunshine at times this afternoon. a spotty shower, minely and coming up here two abc
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is here live. she'll speak out about those offensive tweets and the controversy over whether she should keep her crown. a paraglider living to tell the story. he is speaking out about those dramatic moments for the first time this morning and you'll see it only right here on "gma." come on back. that was invigorating! you're probably wondering why i've just carved a giant wooden tiger. well, the answer is that a real one would maul me. to show you that should you visit the lot, carmax associates will not pounce like tigers because people don't like that. come here to buy a car. dr. whiskers won't pounce. nobody will.
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good morning. 7:23 on this tuesday, august 2nd. i'm ken rosato. breaking news in brooklyn. one man is dead and a woman was injured after a gunman opened fire on a an mercedes suv with a woman when they were both shot. brown was pronounced dead at the hospital, and the woman is in stable condition. the cdc is sending its emergency response team to florida, and they are also issuing an unprecedented travel warning to avoid the miami neighborhood where the zika virus has taken hold.
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north of downtown miami, and there's new 14 cases in the area. new poll numbers for mayor de blasio, and they make his next race look like a tough one. 51% of voters i did approve of de blasio. 50% said he should not win a second term next year, but there's little good news for his democratic opponents. de blasio would get 53% some of ?slow, building african-style m? it's the little moments that make the biggest waves.
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it's 7:25. we will check the commute with heather. >> reporter: is route 3, and it's bumper-to-bumper with an ongoing investigation. the map f you have not heard already, route 3 going to the
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western spur of the new jersey turnpike, and ongoing accident investigation. and r. trains, and fire department activity for the uptown lanes running express at 36th street, and street cleaning rules in effect for today. ken, back to you. meteorologist jeff smith now in for bill with the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: we have been watching showers and localized downpours across the area, particularly north and east. one area of downpours crossing on to formed over coney island, moving offshore right now, and the thunderstorm for sullivan county, moving north to south. 71 in the park, 68 at bridgeport, connecticut, and that batch of showers north and east of the city should be weakening during the next few hours. we could get sunshine during the afternoon. 79 for the high. partly sunny for tomorrow. humidity returns. >> thank you, jeff. that's the news for now. good morning america will
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through it all. >> yes, so we have a lot coming up. first that beauty queen backlash. miss teen usa karlie hay for an exclusive interview to explain those forecast tweets using racial slurs after abc's linzie janis brings out the latest. >> miss teen usa 2016 is texas. >> reporter: karlie hay, the newly crowned miss teen usa savoring her moment. >> miss teen usa. >> reporter: but less than 24 hours into her hay's social media past surfaced in tweets dating back to 2013, hey using the "n" word repeatedly while writing to friends. >> there are certain things that miss teen usa can't do. she is a public figure. she is a public official and cannot be tweeting stuff like that. it's just unacceptable. >> reporter: many including this former 2010 miss teen usa questioning why the miss universe organization didn't
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instead, defending the winner and committing their organization to, quote, supporting her continued growth. >> if the decision was in my hands absolutely she would have to be dethroned not necessarily because of what she said but the avenue in which she said it. >> reporter: the teenage beauty pageant also marred with criticism over the lack of diversity. chrissy teigen quoting, wow, how can we choose from such a diverse bunch in response to caucasian blond women. as for the new miss teen usa, the 18-year-old taking to social media to explain that she's not proud of her past tweets citing personal struggles as the cause. for "good morning america," linzie janis, abc news, new york. >> thanks to linzie for that. thank you for coming on this morning. we just saw at the end of linzie's piece you say you're not proud of what happened but i
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think what a lot are waiting to hear is a clear apology. >> yes, and i am very sorry. it's embarrassing. it's something i'm ashamed of and i've grown up from that 15-year-old girl who used that type of language. it's never acceptable and now i know how hurtful it is and it hurts me to know that at one point of my life i used that language. i said that and it's not me. >> do you understand how it happened? >> i do. i mean, at that age i was being a follower. i was friends. the word was thrown around and the music i listened to with the friends i hung out with and i had no guidance so it was kind of a careless mistake and owhen the tweet got brack up i was kind of like embarrassed, ashamed and just amazed that i actually at one point in my life thought it was okay to use that word because it's never okay. >> you know now it's not an excuse. >> it's not an excuse. there is no excuse to say that word ever at all. >> and what do you say we saw
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some people think you shouldn't have been able to keep the crown. >> a lot of people think that but i've grown from then and i've, you know, i blossomed into the person i am today and i think that i can turn this message into a positive message because there are people that use that word and it's not acceptable ever. >> what have you learned from this? >> i've learned that through every obstacle there's something positive that can come out of it and i can use my title to do great things and hopefully people learn from my mistakes because it is a big mistake, about, something that will stick with me and has definitely affected me and i'm just going to learn from it and try to move forward. >> take us inside when this was happening. were you prepared to lose the crown? what were those conversations like? >> i was -- like i said, i was trying to stay positive. i've tried to stay positive through this. i've been through a lot of obstacles and this is just another one i'll have to go through. it was an incredibly bad mistake. it's -- >> and how do you plan on using
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and help fix this? >> well, you know, people go through these obstacles. i've gone through my own personal struggles and everyone has their own personal struggles but this doesn't give you an excuse to use this language or any bad language at all and it goes to show that it can come back and hurt you and it has definitely hurt me on the inside forever saying it has hurt other people, as well. >> good luck with it. thanks, karlie. thanks for coming in. >> all right, george. now to a remarkable survival story. a paraglider plunging 150 feet to the ground after his engine failed now saying it's a miracle he is alive speaking out exclus exclusively on "gma" and linsey davis has his story. >> reporter: it began as just another day for damien leroy. paragliding over his beloved south florida beaches. >> it was just a great day to go do the sport we love.
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he starts to spin out of control, his lines are tangled and he can't undo them. his only option is to jump more than 150 feet. >> he's going to jump. >> reporter: this bystander captures the crash. >> he's off the thing. >> he jumped. he jumped into the mangroves. >> no way. >> i swear. look at his thing about to crash. >> reporter: the cause, a sputtering engine failure on the power paragl propeller engine. >> there was just a feeling that just said there's a super soft bush right there and you should jump and so i jumped. and it was the best decision i ever made. >> reporter: leroy suffered a broken back, femur, pelvis, three broken ribs and a punctured lung and says it's a miracle he is alive today. >> the reactions of the paramedics and the doctors and
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like another level. i think that's what staved me for sure. >> reporter: but despite that 150-foot fall and painful recovery, he still believes in living out your dreams. >> my whole life has been giving back to youth or inspiring people. i think now is my big opportunity. >> reporter: for "good morning america," dilinsey davis, abc news, new york. >> glad he's doing well. over to amy. >> coming up on our big board, pokemon go under fire. could your chire pokemon right to a predator's door? and then hanging off skyscrapers, dangling off a bridge to get that perfect shot. is a new show promoting illegal and dangerous behavior. plus, the high calorie meals at chain restaurants. does your favorite dish make the unwanted list? and dr. besser weighs in on that big flossing debate. our insiders join us in just two minutes.
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what goes on during the commercial breaks. time now for our big board. our team of insiders standing by with more on today's top stories. our man t.j. is here at the table. >> yeah. >> we know it's big. >> oh, it's big when i come here. >> yeah, we'll get to your story in a moment. first lawmakers are taking aim at pokemon go. new york governor andrew cuomo trying to keep potential predators away from it announcing he's restricting registered sex offenders on parole from playing after young gamers were found pokemon in the vicinity of known ex-cons. our chief legal analyst dan abrams is here to weigh in on this. this is really some serious stuff here and governor cuomo went on to actually send a letter to the makers of the game asking how they can help keep sex offenders from playing the game legally. is this effective. >> yeah, well, look, first of all i'm more concerned about the people that aren't registered than the ones who are registered when it comes to something like this. and secondly, you know, there's
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away from a sex offender's home. that to me feels like politic, what is real and is a real concern is in the game the lure aspect of the game, the fact that you can actually pay to get people to come to you and there have already been potential crimes committed by people trying to lure people in the middle of the night to remote places. that's a concern with regard to protecng i would expect as the case with any time there are additional restrictions on sex offenders, that there will be some sort of legal challenge to it. >> is this something, i mean, i know we can try to legislate it but shouldn't the watchdog really be the parents in these cases and at the end of the day -- >> it has to be first and foremost the parents but, look, governor cuomo in particular has really taken a lead when it comes to sex offenders online,
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which now requires them to sort of register all of their e-mails and any time they're online, et cetera, and so i do think that's a legitimate issue. but in the end, it's going to be the parents. you have to know where your kid is going, where are they playing, et cetera. >> and who's talking to them when they're playing is a big, big scare for all of us parents in this electronic age. dan, thanks so much. we move on to daredevils dangling off skyscrapers all for that photo. oh pie gosh, looking at that. the makers of red bull are launching an eight-part series investigating the mind-set of so-called urban explorers, adventurers who put their life in danger to capture the perfect shot and t.j. holmes joins us. just looking at these photos, this is dangerous. >> this is literally one wrong move, one way or another by a couple of inches and they're going to fall to their death, period. it's that simple. these are urban explorers, urban
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this platform following them around. that's the one you didn't see here but watching these, a trailer, will make you sick to your stomach. but they travel around, they go to these skyscrapers, they go to places that are off-limits and make no mistake these guys are good for what they do, they train at this but also good at trespassing breaking the law getting into a lot of places where they're going but this is their showcase, our new generation of explorers. >> how about red bull? you can say, kids don't try this at home but are they in hot water. >> they haven't gotten in hot water yet. the series just launched so we'll see what happens down the road. they gave us a statement saying, hey, the risks and negative aspects of this lifestyle are documented. we're not just glorifying it but at the same time they put out another statement saying, you know what, the explorers of old were seen as the renegades back then but sell evacuate kind of celebra
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i'm not a lawyer but playing one on tv. we got a lawyer here i forget sometimes. what say you? >> i think it would be tough to hold them responsible. if these people are going out doing this on their own, sponsored by red bull, if red bull is actually, for example, if red bull had a camera person there, that person is trespassing too but in most of these cases they'll be using their own goproper or something like that i think it will be tough to >> a lot of these explorers have a long arrest record for trespassing. >> all right, t.j., dan, thank you. big calories. some of the biggest restaurant chains and the 26 winners of the extreme eating awards given out to the top menu items that hit more than -- they pack more than a day's worth of calories and fat into a single meal. >> oh, my gosh. >> dr. jen ashton wants to weigh in. we want to get to flossing in a moment and you have to floss
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are some real losers. >> saying winners, robin so here's the list, i feel like i'm receipting the academy awards. dessert, buffalo wild wings' dessert nachos weighs in at 2100 calories then cheesecake factory's fried chicken and waffles benedict. why not put two high calorie dishes together, 2580 and uno pizzeria and grill's whole hog burger. 2850 calories. obviously this exceeds the amount that an average person should eat in the entire day. >> it's 2,000 calories a day, correct? >> it's weight and activity dependent but not 2,000 calories a day for us at our weight so this is definitely extreme eating. >> is there any nutritional justification for having any of these items on the menu. >> so kind of you. >> just trying to play devil's advocate. >> nope. but we have to remember that --
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that. >> these restaurants are in the business of selling food and they wouldn't have these things on the menu if customers didn't buy them. we did reach out to these chains, by the way and point out they all have healthier options on their anymenu and these are theory made to be shared with four other people. >> i'll share with my friends at the table. we have to ask you this about the new -- amy brought it to us -- federal guidelines. flossing is overrated. >> unnecessary. >> we've been told it's now unnece >> i'm a horrible flosser but, again, it comes down to risk versus benefit so dentists are going to still say do it because gum disease is a major problem. and it's a low risk activity but do we need to evaluate the evidence? absolutely. >> look at dan's face. dan, have you been flossing for nothing. >> i'm obsessed with flossing. i mean the fact that you're now telling me it may not make a difference, the amount of time and floss i have wasted over the years on this. >> i am not surprised that dan
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horrible. more trips to the dentist for me. >> i'm going to dig into these. i don't buy it. >> all right. thank you, guys. want to thank dan and dr. jen and t.j. as always. coming up next the california man having a bear of a time, unexpected houseguests, that's just the first pun of the day. he's our hot shot. we'll be back in just two minutes. beneful is really excellent. ecipe of the first ingredient is chicken. (riley) man, this chicken is spectacular! (jessica) i had to start hiding the bag because he t you? you love it so much! i feel like when he eats beneful, he kind turns into a puppy again. it's protein. it's vegetables. it's grains. i mean, like that sounds like a dinner i'd make for myself, right? (riley) hey it's a big bag. just have some of mine. (vo) try new beneful healthy weight with chicken. now with real chicken as the number one ingredient, healthful. flavorful. beneful. [bell rings] walking to school is serious business. especially on class picture day!
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this is your moment, this is your time. i'm so proud of you. you are amazing. ? ? i got the eye of the tiger ? back with this morning's hot shot. the story of three little but no fairy tale at all. watch what rodney finds a hungry bear and her two cubs in his house saturday night. here's the video. >> whoo! whoo! coming up the stairs. oh. oh, god. >> obviously this is all his perspective. >> [ bleep ]. >> yeah. okay, there's the bear. what you heard was rodney's
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commotion so we slowed down the video. it's now rierl. rodney told us the bears got in through a sliding glass door his roommate left open in their mammoth lake, california, home and here's what he had to say about his grizzly encounter. >> they put a couple of scratch marks on the door. got a hold of some ice cream in my room on my comforter which is really gross. toothpaste and my old spice deodorant. >> could have been a lot worse. >> didn't floss, though. >> did not they did use deodorant. >> why did he have ice cream on his comforter. >> i don't know. that's a very disturbing question. the bears with in the home for over an hour. his sleeping roommate heard him in the kitchen. he thought it was just rodney down having a snack. sounds like the roommate might have -- >> check into that? a lot going on in this story. glad rodney you and your roommate are okay. >> and glad that jojo and jordan, the newest
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good morning. it's 7:56 on this tuesday, august 2nd. i'm ken rosato. police investigating the death of a 5-month-old girl. she was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced homicide, but no arrest as so -- no arrests so far. governor cuomo has prohibited people on the sex offender industry from downloading and playing pokemon go. it will affect 3,000 sex offenders on parole. you can can see we have heavy delays going to the westbound side of route 3.
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the westbound side near route 120. accident investigation continues. delays on the western spur as a result. what you can do, an alternate coming off 495. north to 46 or head south into route 80 going westbound. those are the alternates trying to get around the problem. r. trains, fire department activity, and the barclays' center work has been completed. you may experience delays and parkway, an accident. alternate-side parking rules in effect. >> heather, thank you. meteorologist jeff smith in for bill with the forecast. >> reporter: we have had showers moving across north and east of the city. check out long island. particularly suffolk county, and it's approaching the twin forks area, and another low
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clouds giving away to some sunshine today. the clouds to the north initially. 79 tomorrow and thursday, and the humidity will return late in the week.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. zika virus alert. the cdc with an unprecedented warning cautioning pregnant women not to travel to parts of florida. 14 local cases of the virus right now. thousands of people being tested. the latest from the front lines of the outbreak. new overnight, shannen doherty reveals her cancer spread. as she struggles to stay positive. >> we discovered that some of the cancer cells might have actually gone out of the lymph node. >> fighting back tears as she opens up about her painful year and a half and how she's gaining strength right now. ? this is my fight song ? medical breakthrough. the 15-month-old with the mysterious disease and her parents are baffled going to doctor after doctor for answers. >> no matter how hard we tried to help her there wasn't anything that we could do to
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approach that finally gave them a solution and changed little cara's life for good. ? i think i want to marry you ? jojo and jordan happily ever after. the bachelorette's big decision. >> i love you. >> choosing jordan in an emotional finale sending robby home heartbroken. now revealing her future plans with her new fiance. >> we have this house, we're going to move into. >> the couple flying all night on the live right here as we say -- >> both: good morning, america. >> love is in the air here in times square. it is great to have jojo and her new fiance jordan handing out roses. we'll talk to them about last
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our crowd always looks forward to this moment. >> they love this. >> in case they want to have another t.j. is here, the man of many talents. if you remember he became a minister for our wide world of weddings so if they decide they want to get married today, t.j. is here. >> very spontaneous show. >> oh, guys. >> no pressure. greetings, come on, people. they seem really happy, jordan sharing this photo on instagram overnight. he wroe the nicest message along wit, the instagram i've ever seen. a took a leap of faith that led me to the love of my life and jojo has fans following her love life every step of the way and her fashion. she has looked fabulous every step of the way and we have some of our favorites including that stunning dress from the finale. i think those are sort of suggestions. >> okay. >> that look like those and we'll tell you how you can can get them breaking the bank.
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the big story this morning, donald trump on the attack coming up with a new name for hillary clinton calling her the devil as she slides -- as he slides in the latest poll. trump now trails clinton by nine points and crying foul raising concern about the fairness of the election during an appearance on fox news overnight. >> we better be careful because that election is going to be rigged and i hope the republicans are watching closely or it's going to be taken away from us. >> meanwhile, trump is refusing to back down from his feud with the family of a soldier killed in iraq. he has now been rebuked by everyone from john mccain to warren buffett and some military families signed a letter calling on trump to apologize. there is growing concern about the zika virus in florida. the cdc has taken the unprecedented step of warning pregnant women and couples who plan to conceive not to travel to the windwood area of miami where at least 14 people have been infected by local mosquitoes. this morning the director of the
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zika is not going as hoped and it's not just women in florida who need to be on alert. >> it's not just about this neighborhood. all over the u.s. wherever the aedes aegypti mosquito is present, which is 30 states generally in the south of the u.s., women who are pregnant really need to do everything they can to protect themselves from mosquito bites. and that's difficult, putting on deet multiple times a day on exposed skin, wearing long sleeves and long pants, staying indoors, all of these things reduce that carries zika is hard to control and could be resistant to the pesticides currently being used. the parents of "star trek" actor anton yelchin are expected to file a lawsuit today against fiat chrysler. yelchin was killed back in june when he was crushed by his jeep grand cherokee in his driveway. it was part of a recall stemming from concern that the gearshifter can confuse drivers causing some vehicles to roll unexpectedly. well, frustrated cable tv
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case in washington state. the attorney general is seeking $100 million from comcast accusing that company of deceptive practices charges for repairs it never made and mishandling credit checks. comcast denies the claims saying it will mount a vigorous defense. in arizona a couple is charged with abandoning their son so they could go pokemon go. police say bring an and brent daily left their 2-year-old outside barefoot in the 96-degree heat while they finally a hitchhiker caught red happeneneded. who was hitching a ride on top of this garbage truck in new mexico. that is a bear trying unsuccessfully to get inside to all of that yummy trash. the driver came up with a plan, though. he backed up the truck against a tree and the bear safely climbed off. you know, seems impossible, guys, but it happened.
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>> i couldn't do unbearable again. had to come up with a new one. >> i've got "pop news" for you. channing tatum news. he's set to show some skin in a new film and scales and fins for that matter. i guess, robin, our parent company disney moving forward with a remake of the 1984 cult classic "splash." this time it has a twist. the mermaid role made famous by daryl hannah will now go to tatum who plays >> merman. his character rescued a young buy fro drowning and returns 20 years later to give him an option of life on the land or under sea with her. that character played by tom hanks. now it will go to jillian who worked with tatum on "22 jump street." tatum will take on the role of producer for the classic reboot alongside ron howard and bring grazer who handled the -- >> very cool idea. >> i think so.
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mcconaughey true jack of all trades, oscar winning actor, part-time professor at the university of texas. mcconnie announced his new gig as creative director for the bourbon brand wild turkey. the ideas man as he calls himself will spearhead commercials and write and direct the spots as well as appear in the company's online documentaries, even recording music for this campaign giving fans something to drink to. if you have ever seen mcconaughey's ads for automobiles, you know these will likely be very memorable and distinctly matthew. >> they're saying it is a real job. >> this is a real job. he's truly enjoying it and fees like he has a message and said in his statement he wants to get his hands into the clay. >> did you guys see what ellen degeneres did a spoof on his car commercial? >> they're hilarious. >> absolutely. >> a great recommendation. finally in "pop news" if you're feeling like a rebel on this tuesday morning you are not alone.
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bowie classic. check this out. ? it's not easy to sing a thousand musicians but they sure did it. a volunteer group called rockin' 1000 flawliless performing an epic tribute to the late rock star by covering his anthem "rebel rebel" happened in italy. at the end the band's leader addressed the crowds with words bowie lives by, stick together, no more conflict and play rock 'n' roll. >> that is good. >> that's you going on this tuesday morning. "morning menu" and we're off to the races. so here's what's coming up, here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." the latest on schaap's breast cancer battle. how she's sharing her struggle and how it is giving her strength at the same time. the potato diet. magician penn jillette is with us revealing how he made 100 pounds disappear. >> look at that. all in the juggling.
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us. i'm so happy to say, bachelorette jojo you're so cute. i feel like i know you and jordan with us live on "good morning america." lots to talk about. all coming up in times square and not only the romance, also the fashion. >> oh. >> jojo tells all. where does she get those dresss? we'll have that on "gma" coming up. "gma's morning menu" is brought to you by advil. advil makes pain a distant memory. ? ? ? ? ? ?
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abc's deborah roberts is here with much more on this. good morning, deb. >> hey, robin. so many of us recall shannen doherty as that feisty tv actress from the '90s, the one who never shied away from a fight. well that fiery spirit is probably going to serve her very well because she is in the fight of her life and in true form she's open and honest about it. fighting back tears shannen doherty opens up to "e.t." about her painful year and a half with breast cancer revealing it may >> one of my surgeries we discovered that some of the cancer cells might have actually have gone out of the lymph node so for that reason we are doing chemo and then after chemo i'll do radiation. >> reporter: best known for the '90s teen drama "beverly hills 90210." >> reverse culture shock. >> reporter: and "charmed." the 45-year-old doherty diagnosed in february of 2015 says her three rounds of chemo
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treatments. there's nothing i can do to change it like stage three, stage four, it's not going to change that. >> reporter: but toughest of all she says thinking about the future. >> living without a breast is manageable. it's the worry of your future and how your future is going to affect the people you love. >> reporter: doherty is sharing her pain and determination to help other women, last week even posting these personal heartbreaking moments on her instagram shaving her head friends. >> we did stages. we did a pixie and then we did a mohawk which was my favorite look then we finally had to get the shaver thing and just buzz it off. >> reporter: she says she's continuing to eat right and stay positive. gaining strength by going public with her struggle. >> i dance want somebody taking a picture of me coming out of the grocery store saying, oh sh, god, look at her.
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putting it out there. that struggle so many people know about, including you, robin. in the midst of this she's waning one in court. she is using her former business manager arguing her cancer may have surfaced during a time when she didn't have health insurance and access to doctors. something she's falling her management company for but in a statement to abc news, the company says they wish her a full recovery and they look forward to presenting this case in court, not in the media. >> oh. >> so it's a tough one for her but she's a tough spirit as you see. >> she really is her message and wanting to empower others going through this and can totally relate to that and wish her the best. >> we do. >> thanks for sharing that, deborah. the rest of shannen's airing on "entertainment tonight." are you ready for this. the bachelorette, jojo and jordan, they're engaged.
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fios is not cable. we're wired differently, which means we can fix things differently. thanks for calling fios. this is ryan. you can't tell me this cord isn't in. i know it's in. it's in, but it's not working. i'm sending you a link to the my fios app that going to let me see what you're seeing. really? yes, mr. mcenroe... see that cord? just plug it into the connector on the right. so you can clearly see what's in and what's out? i like that. tech support that lets your technician see the problem over your smartphone. only from fios. we're back now with some bachelorette bliss. jojo fletcher finding love on last night's finale now happily engaged to jordan rodgers. here's a look at their journey.
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that i love you. >> reporter: jojo fletcher's search for love coming down to one big moment. >> jo ella hanna fletcher, will you marry me? >> yes. >> finally finding the one saying yes to jordan rodgers' beachfront proposal in thailand. but before jordan could pop the question, an emotional roller coaster. >> jojo torn between the two men that stole her heart. >> i don't want him to feel the pain. >> reporter: the bachelorette turning to her family for some tough advice. >> not that i don't like jordan, but i think that robby is a more husband material for you, baby. >> so stressed out right now. >> reporter: before making this heartbreaking decision. >> i fell in love with you, but for some reason my heart is
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>> reporter: jojo reuniting with robby on the live after the rose special. >> do you ever still picture what our future would be like. >> the hardest part of that was hurting you. i never wanted to hurt you. i never wanted to be the person that caused you any pain. >> reporter: her new fiance later joining her on stage before starting their forever together. >> expected there to be bumps but she's at person i want to do it with and do life with. >> let anot wait one more second. here they are, come o ? >> hi. >> hi. so happy that you guys made it. >> thank you so much. >> hi, jordan. >> good to see you. >> how was flying all night to do this? >> a little long. >> not bad. >> easy. >> how does it feel to be out and be able to sit here on morning television, good mo"goo morning america" and say it's real.
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>> it's the weirdest thing in how was it for you watching the episoden fold? you wrote that really nice instagram, by the way. that was so sweet. >> sitting next to her on the plane. >> he wouldn't let me see his phone. >> nothing, nothing. proofreading. i'm flat i proofread it. >> you know how it unfolds and obviously in television there is some editing. so what was that like for you? >> i mean, i watched the proposal a couple of times and i was tearing up. it was such a beautiful moment then and just being able to amazing and beautiful to see. i mean i cried. so it was great for me. >> it was good to watch it back for me because i was like so nervous and didn't know exactly what i said. >> were you happy with the way -- >> i think it came out good. >> clearly she was broken up. the whole robby -- the triangle. >> yeah, you know, the whole time i just -- you got to compartalize your feelings so i was thinking about her the whole time and making sure i told her everything i was feeling. i didn't want to miss anything so that's what i was focusing
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that ring, my goodness. can we get a shot of that? >> i love it. >> very beautiful. >> that is so stunning did you pick that out. >> i did. thankfully it was an easy decision. i got some in front of me and knew right away. i was panicking. i thought it would be down to two and i'm going to pick the wrong one. i just knew. >> you knew about the ring. how soon into the process of being on the show which you said was a leap of faith did you know, oh, my gosh, this is real? >> oh, boy -- 50s a few weeks in i knew i was you don't want to get caught up in the moment so i was always trying to ground myself to make sure those feelings were real and one-on-one date on uruguay we had that moment -- >> i was with you. >> so do i. where we just looked into each other's eyes and i knew i was falling in love with her and it was just -- i couldn't help it from then on. >> it wasn't that long ago you said you had doubts before the proposal about this guy. so what changed. >> you know what it was, i think just being in that situation,
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never in my entire life dated more than one guy at the same time so i don't know if anyone ever can imagine what that's like but when it came do you know to it, i knew that the moment that he proposed that there was no doubts if my mind. >> that's great. >> and it was just such a great day for me but, yeah, incredibly emotional. very tough. the same day that i got engaged i had to have a breakup and that normally doesn't happen. >> not usually. >> we do so love it. you guys will stay and we'll talk fashion and ask you a couple more questions about the right now i'm sure you want to go to chipotle as you said. so we'll come back to you. right now outside to another gorgeous girl, ginger, what he's going on out there. >> out here we are celebrating
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thunderstorms overthe eastern sections of long island right now, especially out by the twin forks. cloud-to-ground lightning. everything is moving and weakening offshore during the next few hours. we will see peeks of sunshine into the upper 70s. tomorrow and thursday, the picks of the week. 80 >> coming up, jojo's coming back.
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good morning. 8:27 on this tuesday, august 2nd. i'm lori stokes. mayor de blasio has unwanted company for his morning trip to the gym. the police union is protest outside of his gym and home. they are pushing for higher salaries and more benefits. >> the atmosphere is polluted. we predicted this would happen, and unfortunately we were right, police officers were killed in new york and across the country. it's that serious. women and men have to face it
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do our jobs to keep the public safe as well. >> in november the union lost the arbitration battle for the arbitration battle for higher salaries but ?slow, building african-style m? it's the little moments that make the biggest waves. kalahari resorts & conventis the world's coolest indoor wate. learn how to make their summer unforgettable at kalahariresorts.com let's get a check on your morning commute with heather. >> the accident investigation continues on route 3 at the
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here on route 120, and the investigation has been with us for some time. so much so the outbound side of the lincoln is 30. the george washington bridge is minor and the holland has a 20 minute delay. this is 495. a standstill. up to the george washington bridge or down to the holland tunnel. our street cleaning rules are in effect. over to you. meteorologist jeff smith with the forecast. cloudy in new york city, to avoid the showers that have affected the areas north and west of the city. the hudson river a couple of rumbles of thunder to the twin forks. we could get a few peeks of sunshine into the afternoon, and clouds give weak to some -- giving away to some sun. in terms of mugginess, maybe a thunderstorm on friday, and a
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do it for us. live with kelly is coming up in welcome back to "gma." very happy crowd here this tuesday morning. >> feels like friday. magician penn jillette is with us. 100 pounds disappear. by eating potatoes. >> he just ate a raw potato. >> i don >> but first let's go inside to lara with the newly engaged bachelorette couple. >> you got it. i'm with jojo and jordan. we have a couple of questions then we'll talk fashion so i want to know have you set a wedding date? >> we're thinking about it. >> next year sometime. we're throwing around dates. >> you've been throwing around the idea of eloping. >> i keep saying, let's go to vegas. we're going to plan this one. >> you will? any chance we could see it on tv. >> there's always a chance. >> chris harrison is very convincing. >> yes. >> he is.
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then also a lot of people wondering who the next bachelor might be. you were so broken up when luke had to go. >> yeah. >> do you think that he would be a good choice? >> i think -- i mean, if you ask me perpendicularally i think both luke and chase are great option, maybe they could do a double one like they did with kaitlyn and brit but luke for sure. >> you know what i noticed she's not mentioning is robby. >> i mean, i think robby is a great choice too but i think when i died. i mean so it was an overwhelming amount of support and love for him and i totally get it. >> i was thinking about you. how was that. at the airplane hangar and seeing her cry and you're like, darn it, i'm in love with her. >> you'll never understand. very difficult. >> is it complicated? >> yes. >> all right. wow, with that we'll go to fashion, i guess and i'm not going to get the answer so you think either chase or luke. >> i think so. >> the wedding, we don't know. maybe on tv.
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we'll have to work on this but fashion, i can tell you for sure. so stunning. every day i was like she's done it again. always seems to know what to wear. >> and again today. >> even when you were in a gaucho in that was my favorite one. >> so chic so let's talk about this outfit. this is an outfit you wore when? >> i love this one. so i wore this outfit for one of my one-on-one dates in the very beginning of 9 season. it was a little dinner. i love it because i think i wore a ton of sparkle this entire as loved it. it was great. >> the thing that's neat. you worked with a fabulous stylist. not everybody can afford a stylist like carey. >> he is the real deal. you can also rent these dresses. >> uh-huh. >> and that's a really great option. you can actually have jojo's look but not have to spend the money on carey or the actual dress that you can only wear once. it's hard when they're this stuing. we want to show you another option.
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force 265 and rents for $35, what a bargain then this yellow dress which i'm obsessed with. you didn't wear this on a show. >> no for an "us weekly" photo shoot. so fresh and flirty. the color is amazing. i don't think you can go wrong with this one. >> it retails 365. the designer is alexis. it rents for $70. >> so cute. >> and was this the kind of thing you would buy, that you would keep in your personal wardrobe. >> you can wear it to a almost like a romper type thing. fashion, i'm here. i love -- >> go, jordan. we have our new fashion correspondent. >> here we go. >> thank you very much. that's so fabulous then we'll bring out the finale dress. created by superstar designers badgely mishka. this gown looked so spectacular. it was so perfect for that moment. it retails for a lot. $1100. you can rent it for $150. now, this dress was an important
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be an engaged woman in it. tell me about the thought in okay, i thought about what my dress would be like this entire season and you see all of my dresses have been like very tight and formfitting and sequins. i thought on a day where i was getting engaged i wanted to be romantic and sweet and i felt like a princess in it. and not to mention it was like 120 degrees in thailand. it's very cool. you get a nice breeze. >> and talk about the dress that you wore last night for the after the final rose. >> i love that one. >> chic -- was that michael kors. >> who is that -- >> militia collection. you know, i actually found it online. me an carey were finding these dresses and found it, ordered it and got it and we were obsessed with it. >> lady, i want to say thank you. you wear it well as did the one and only jojo fletcher. will you take the name rodgers. >> i'm going to take the fame rodgers. >> breaking news here on "good morning america." >> sounds good. >> you guys, we're so happy for you and wish you the best. please come back and visit and
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>> thanks to rent the runway for providing these gorgeous dresses and we'll get back outside to ginger.
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>> reporter: but shortly after cara green turned 15 months ole her parents kristen and clayton started to notice some alarming changes. >> cara started having trouble just physically. she first started being unsteady with walking. slowly over time we noticed her arms became weak. >> broken. >> did you drop it? she got to the point where she was so unsteady walking and fell so often that she actually stopped walking. >> reporter: frightened a helpless. the greens sought out the advice of many doctors, but nobody had an answer. >> no matter how much we did, no matter how hard we tried to help her there wasn't anything we could do to stop her from getting worse. >> reporter: the greens turned to a new cutting edge medical approach called precision medicine which focuses on an individual patient's dna to map a diagnosis and a potential cure. >> we're looking at a person.
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life and their lifestyle and looking to that to focus therapy. >> reporter: dr. david goldstein was doing groundbreaking work with gene sequencing when he heard about cara's case. >> dr. goldteen pretty much said we're not leaving until we figure out what's going on with this child. >> when a child comes into the clinic and have something seriously wrong we can take a blood sample and we can almost immediately generate that individual's complete genome and find the cause of disease. >> reporter: genetic sequencing which is the corner of stone of precision medicine has just recently become promising for patients like cara. >> they collected blood from me and my husband and from cara and sent it off to their lab. >> reporter: the sequencing showed both of cara's parents carried a gene mutation that affected cara's ability to produce a protein which resulted in her having a severe vitamin b2 fee dish si.
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diagnosis they did give us a treatment plan and it was high dose vitamin b2 which is a benign treatment. >> reporter: an oral supplement that would help cure cara of her sims. >> she's doing phenomenal today. she is now able to play with her toys. she can feed herself. she's actually learning letters. >> what does that say? i did it. >> good job. >> dr. goldsteen and his team, we credit him for saving cara's life. she's getting to be a >> bye. >> oh. whoo! >> slam dunk and we're happy for cara and her family. a sneak peek of one of five episodes premiering today each one highlighting an incredible medical breakthrough of the a man diagnosed with stage four lymphoma, the doctor who helped him harness his own immune system for treatment and talked about that. imm immunotherapy and the people coming up with this technology and the wonderful people who are fortunate to be benefitting from
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partnering again with webmd with this to share some amazing stories so it'll be on webmd but i got to tell you guys to look at the individual and to treat the individual and not the illness is incredible. >> discovered something so simple to fix. >> because my secondary condition was because of the treatment i received for breast cancer. >> right and what happened to you may not happen to me or anybody else. it's treating me, the individual. amazing and so critical for us to all understand that. it's not a broad i mean that's what we all need. they need to be showcased. >> very happy about that. thank you. penn jillette will be here in a minute. hey there, hi. why do people have eyebrows? why do people put milk on cereal? oh, are you reading why people put milk on cereal? why does your tummy go "grumbily, grumbily, grumbily"? why is it all (mimics a stomach grumble) no more questions for you! ooph, that milk in your cereal was messing with you, wasn't it?
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we are back now with the ultimate disappearing act from a master illusionist penn jillette lost 100 pounds and saved his life with a diet centered on raw potatoes. "presto! how i made over 100 pounds magically disappear" and other magical tales. we'll talk about it after abc's rebecca jarvis takes a look at his turn ji. >> i'm penn. he's teller. >> reporter: he's an iconic las
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comedy duo penn & teller. offsta there was one thing penn jillette could not make disappear. his extra weight. the 6'7" father of two tipping the scale at 322 pounds when his doctors discovered a 90% blockage in his heart. committed to losing the weight fast, penn attempted the potato diet. under a doctor's supervision, eating only plain potatoes for two weeks straight. then phasing in vegetable stews. the 61-year-old dropping 75 pounds in just 83 days following this strict no exercise approach. a plan most experts disagree with. >> for the body to function optimally it needs a wide variety of foods that provide vitamins and minerals. you need to have fiber, protein, fats and carbs. eating one food alone can be really detrimental. >> now down 100 pounds, penn
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16 hours straight, yet another controversial approach. his shocking total body transformation no optical illusion. for "good morning america," rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> and penn jillette joins us right now. thanks for being here today. we want to give everybody a sense is of how much you lost. i think we have your size 52 pants. >> that's what i was wearing -- that's just 17 months ago. you can see am i s >> i got to tell you when i first heard about this i said this is nuts. how are you going to lose 100 pounds when you start off with two weeks of potatoes. >> the potatoes, first of all they aren't raw and they were -- that's an arbitrary thing. it was really important for me -- i'm not good at moderation. i want to do hard core stuff. i wanted to lose the sense of eating socially and lose the sense of constantly bombarding -- >> breaking the habit. >> salt, sugar and fat.
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so didn't have to be potatoes. they aren't magic. i picked them because it's the funniest word. i could have chosen beans or -- >> just almost anything to give you nutrients but not much more. >> for two weeks you don't need that many nutrients. you don't have to get a lot in. i was eating all the time. i was just eating fat. >> i was surprised by the idea no exercise. >> well, during that time, i mean i had to really stress that. i exercise now. bu w you don't want to be bodybuilding and exercise is bodybuilding. it also makes not eating a lot easier. >> how has it changed your life? now you're a year in and lost the weight. are you back to normal? >> well, yeah, i eat very, very differently. you know, the thing is i don't respect moderation so i had to do stuff really intense. what i was most surprised about i used to consider myself a happy guy and i look back on it now an kind of sort of wasn't. i feel so great now. i have two young children.
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>> it's night and day. it's night and day. you know, i went in the vomit comet, zero g. there's this emotional feel you feel when you're at zero g. you're very, very happy. and when they do the other side and you get heavy you feel depressed. those things are not figures of speech. there's some sort of reality to it. i discuss feel lighter because i'm happier. >> your kids are happier. >> they're thrilled to pieces except they would rather -- my son says once in a while you have to eat like a man. every two weeks we'll have a pizza but i don't crave it at all. once you break that habit it's wicked easy. >> penn jillette, thanks for coming in today. the book "presto!" is out this morning and when we come back, hillary scott will perform live. ?
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we are back now with
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antebellum's hillary scott. her new album "love remains by hillary scott and the scott family" is out now. guess what, no surprise it's topping the charts. here is "beautiful messes ? ? ? ? are you spinning in a ladder that keeps on telling you that you're not good enough ? ? and when you're looking in the mirror do you see someone impossible to love ? ? full of fragile broken pieces we're all rough around the
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? we ain't perfect no we ain't even close ? ? we got holes in our hearts we got scars we don't show ? ? but all that baggage we keep on dragging around any time we start laying down ? ? lay it down at the foot of the cross give it to the one who can carry it all ? ? even at our worst to him we ain't lost causes just beautiful messes ? ? we're all david's we're all mary's we've been liars ? ? thieves and everything between ? ? but don't forget god used the misfits just like us to do the
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? so bring your thoughts your flaws your secrets and watch him use those broken pieces ? ? we ain't perfect no we ain't even close we got holes in our hearts ? ? we got scars we don't show but all that baggage we keep on dragging around ? ? ain't it time we start laying it down ? ? lay it down at the foot of the cross give it to the one who can carry it all ? ? even at our worst to him we ain't lost causes just beautiful messes ? ? no matter where you are right now let thy grace come pouring down ?
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? we ain't perfect no we ain't even close ? ? we got holes in our hearts we got scars we don't show ? ? but all that baggage we keep on dragging around ain't it time we start laying it down ? ? lay it down at the foot of the cross give it to the one who can carry it all ? ? even at our worst to him we ain't lost causes ? ? ooh lay it down at the foot of the cross give it to the one who can carry it all ? ? even at our worst to him we ain't lost causes just beautiful
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they don't listen to the lobbyist. the middle class is up against it; this is one way for us to equalize to get a little bit back. it would be a much tougher struggle definitely. "good morning america" is brought to you by trivago.com. the hotel search, trivago. >> we love hillary scott and family. that's her dad, her sister of the that's her mom. that's her husband. good morning.
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breaking news in brooklyn. one man is dead and a woman is injured. 33-year-old earnest brown was in his mercedes suv when he and the woman were hot. police are search for the gunman. the cdc will send an sen joy response team to florida an unprecedented warning to avoid travel to the miami area. there's now 14 cases of zika. the first task of the cdc team is to learn why the aggressive mosquito control efforts have failed. now to the morning commute with heather o'rourke. >> reporter: this has been hire if hours now. route 3 to the westbound side near route 120. accident investigation
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far back the delays go. as you try to get outbrown of the city go out as an alternate. >> thank you, heather. jeff smith with the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: clouds giving away to breaking of sun. 71 in new york city -- breaks of sun. 71 in new york city. the showers should be long gone or so. sunshine into the amp. a lot of clouds though. temperatures up to 79 by later today. 81 on thursday, and then humidity will return late in
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announcer: it's "live! with kelly." today, star of how to get away with murder, vial vial. and from "bachelorette," jojo and jordan. plus a sales manager gets a new look as we continue our "dog days of summer week" days of summer" week. and he's back for another day of co-host duty, anderson cooper. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] and now, here are kelly ripa and anderson cooper! [cheers and applause]

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