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good morning, america. donald trump defending himself after a comment being called a threat against hillary clinton. >> if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. although the second amendment people, maybe there is, i don't know. >> trump says he was not suggesting violence and clinton facing her own troubles overnight. a new public. breaking overnight a former librarian killed by police in front of a horrified crowd. shot while volunteering for a demonstration at a police safety event. the latest on what officers say was a terrible accident. flash flood danger. a woman rescued after a car barrels into a bridge. now more monsoon rain hitting the southwest and a dangerous heat wave moving east. gold medal glory at the
five to a history making victory. >> katie ledecky beat her off the start. >> as record-breaking katie ledecky dominates in the pool and america's golden boys pick up another first place. >> the united states is going to win the gold medal. >> michael phelps adding two more gold medals to his record-breaking tally. we're live in rio for all the action this morning. >> good morning, america. and good morning, simone biles and the rest of america. how about that team usa dominating the olympics blowing away the competition. four more golds on tuesday. >> including michael phelps winning his 21st gold. there he is celebrating with his son boomer. amy is at our olympics desk in rio this morning. >> good morning, guys. so much excitement for team usa in the pool and on the mat and not trying to brag here, but i
when the five made history with america's first consecutive team win in gymnastics and that was just one of the night's big moments. can't wait to bring you the rest. >> we can't wait. much more from rio ahead. first new trouble for donald trump. under fire for comments about hillary clinton in the second amendment. clinton supporters accused him of suggesting violence against the candidate. as she faces new fallout over her e-mails. abc's tom llamas is on the trail with trump in good morning, tom. >> reporter: george, a busy morning on the trail. trump says that hillary clinton and the press are taking his comments out of context. this as the clinton campaign is having to explain what looks to be a blurry line between some at the clinton foundation and state department under hillary clinton's leadership. overnight, donald trump forced to explain what he meant when he said this about hillary clinton -- >> hillary wants to abolish,
amendment, by the way, and if she gets to pick, if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. although the second amendment people, maybe there is, i don't know. >> clinton supporters say trump was encouraging violence. senator elizabeth warren tweeting, donald trump makes death threats because he's a pathetic coward who can't handle the fact that he's losing to a girl. but the trump campaign says trump was second amendment supporters, not about harming clinton. >> the people mobilize and vote, they can stop hillary from having this impact on the court. but that's not how the media is spinning it. what's your reaction to it. >> nobody in that room thought anything other than what you just said. this is a political movement. >> reporter: but someone in that room did have a strong reaction. look at that trump supporter just behind him as trump made the comment. the clinton campaign not finding
what trump is saying is dangerous. a person seeking to be the president of the united states should not suggest violence in any way." the campaign also dealing with their own problems. trying to explain how seddique mateen, the father of the orlando shooting omar mateen ended up behind clinton in her ramally in central florida where she was speaking about the tragedy at the pulse nightclub. of hatred and violence break the spirit, break the soul of anyplace in america. >> reporter: mateen telling west palm beach station wptv he was invited. >> it's a democratic party. so everybody can join. >> reporter: clinton aides will only say this individual wasn't invited as a guest and the campaign was unaware of his attendance until after the event. and now the clinton campaign dealing with another e-mail controversy.
what appears to be a clinton foundation staffer asking for favors from the state department when clinton was secretary recommending they hire someone. the trump campaign citing this as more evidence clinton ran a, quote, corrupt office. the clinton campaign saying neither of these involve the secretary or relate to the foundation's work. now, house speaker paul ryan who won his primary race yesterday in wisniewski was asked about he says he didn't hear the exact comments but was aware of it and says it sounded like a joke gone bad. i hope he clears it up very quickly. george. >> okay, tom, thanks. one of donald trump's top supporters. rudy giuliani. hi. >> thanks, george. >> you heard the speaker saying this is a joke gone bad. apologize. >> well, first of all, i was there and i'd like people at home to kind of get an idea what happened in the presidential campaign.
vote against her. he never used -- >> he was talking about after the election. >> he was talking about the election in general. he wasn't talking about after the election. you know how speeches go. he was talking about how they have the power to keep her out of office. that's what he was talking about. that is what -- >> jem but specifically he was talking about he can't do anything after the election except the second amendment people. >> we know donald trump is not particularly indirect. if donald trump was going to say something like that he would say something like that. i was there. realize that the first time that any of us had any idea that that is way it was interpreted is when the clinton spin machine interpreted it that way, spun it out to a press that is willing to hit him every day, bang, bang, bang, bang, bang. >> but in realtime you had people like michael hayden raising the same question. >> it wasn't in realtime. the clinton spin machine spun it out in eight minute, bam, like that. that is not what he intended.
simple, that he should vote against her. with a crowd like that if that's what they thought he meant -- >> we did see that one guy -- >> which brings me to the guy behind hillary clinton who is the father of a person who killed 49 people who wounded 53 people, ends up being invited to sit in a prime position behind hillary clinton and you got to ask yourself, number one, who invited him? we still don't know and, number two, what drew him -- >> the him and disavowed -- >> why is he such a big supporter holding up a sign about how great a president she would be. he supports the taliban. he is anti-american who himself has supported terrorist organizations who has said that god is going to punish homosexuals. he is a homophobe of the worst kind and he is a very, very radical islamic extremist.
clinton? people should ask that question. what brings him to hillary clinton? i believe it's her soft stance on islamic extremist terrorism, which he and -- which she and the president have had since the president has been in office. >> he shows up at her rally. she disavows that supporters. you have 50 national security officials in the republican administration say they cannot support donald trump because he lacks self-control. would be the most reckless president in american history including people you support michael chertoff, tom ridge, former homeland security secretary, these are not democrats. these are not clinton supporters. these people are worried about donald trump. >> well, first of all, there are some of them that i respect a lot and they're good friends of mine and will remain good friends of mine but i have a disagreement with them. they don't know donald trump the way i do. i've known him for 28 years. i know he is a responsible man, successful man who achieved a great deal and can be trusted
who has found to be extremely careless with the use of national security information, extremely careless is like, oh, gosh, the kindest way you could say it. e-mail after e-mail is spilling out one after another after another and we still have 30,000 that she destroyed. now, and -- what i suspected is true. what i suspected is that she destroyed a lot of those e-mails because it shows a connection between hillary clinton as secretary of state and the money being raised for the and bill clinton speaking fees. >> doesn't donald trump have to get more careful with his words if you want to get that message out. >> no, you have to stop misinterpreting and stop putting words in his mouth that he didn't say, that he didn't mean. i drove from that venue to the plane, got on the plane, i was with him all throughout. he had no idea that anybody would interpret his words that way, that is not the way he meant it. it was a big surprise. my first reaction when i heard the call was, oh, this will go away in a minute.
that he would say something like that, and it was so obvious to all of us what he meant. >> mr. mayor, thanks for joining us this morning. a woman accidentally killed during a police safety exercise in florida. it happened when an officer's gun fired an unexpected live round. an investigation is under way and phillip mena has the latest for us from punta gorda, florida. good morning, phillip. >> reporter: lara, good morning. witnesses say at first they thought the the planned demonstration. but when the woman in the drill didn't get up, they soon realized that something had gone horribly wrong, that the officer had shot bullets instead of blanks. overnight a woman taking part in a citizen's police academy accid accidentally killed by a police officer. >> we were all just standing there thinking she's going to stand up in a minute.
two-hour community event called shoot, don't shoot a role-playing exercise designed to show the public what it's like when police are forced to make split-second decisions and this shows a similar class back in march. according to witnesses an officer fired several rounds at knowlton of what were supposed to be blanks but the gun mistakenly had a live round inside it. >> during the first scenario in a horrible accident, participant mary knowlton was mistakenly struck with >> reporter: she was rushed to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. >> our entire police department and all of our city leaders are absolutely devastated for everyone involved in this unimaginable event. >> reporter: the officer involved has been placed on leave as authorities investigate what went wrong. you see the crime tape there behind me. this is the public safety complex where the shooting took place. right now police are not identifying the officer who was
>> so unimaginable. thanks very much. we turn to day three of trouble for democrat. hundreds of passengers stranded again this morning. continuing fallout from monday's power outage that led to nearly 2,000 flight cancellations. abc's david kerley is at reagan national airport with the latest. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, george. here we go again. these are the lines at delta air lines this morning. passengers not happy. this line snakes down the terminal quite a ways. already delta has said 90 flights have been canceled. flight tracking services more like that means more than 1,800 flights canceled because of the power outage. delta now saying that some of their systems didn't come up. it's been slow to get back up to speed. the good news, george, is that delta's ceo says by this afternoon, they should be at regular schedule, regular operations. these passengers certainly hope so, george. >> i'll bet. thank goodness for that. >> all hoping for that. want to turn to the olympics now, though, a huge day for team usa taking home more golds in
powerhouse performances from michael phelps, katie ledecky and the all-star women's gymnastics team. amy at our olympics desk in rio for all the action. good morning, amy. >> hey, good morning, lara and while the american gymnasts still revel in their olympic moment, they are also celebrating the announcement of their long awaited nickname, the final five. >> somersault. >> that's what a champion looks women's gymnastics team striking gold and wowing the world. >> wow. >> reporter: it's the first time the u.s. women have won back-to-back team titles. >> all: we are the final five. >> reporter: leading the charge, three-time world champion simone biles giving it another spectacular performance, flying through the air, sticking her landings and, of course, flashing that dazzling smile. the 19-year-old ending the night
>> get the gold medals ready. >> reporter: meanwhile, the other american super squad, the u.s. swim team winning big, the night belonging to michael phelps. >> just going to do it again. >> reporter: edging out the competition to claim gold in the 200-meter butterfly, the crowd going wild. >> phelps says, let's hear it. >> reporter: soaking in the moment climbing the stands to celebrate with his infant son boomer. about an hour later phelps back in the pool joining longtime 4x200 freestyle relay. not even a swim cap malfunction could derail the superstar. >> rips on him. >> reporter: phelps and his teammates simply unstoppable. >> no way anybody is going to catch michael phelps. >> reporter: the win marking phelps' 21st gold medal. the 31-year-old emotional as he collected his medals. >> looks like he's going to win
>> reporter: super swimmer, katie ledecky, the wonder woman of the pool also racing to the finish line winning gold in a neck and neck 200-meter freestyle. meanwhile, a major shock on the tennis courts. >> serena williams is out of the olympics. >> reporter: four-time gold medal it serena williams knocked out after losing to her ukrainian opponent. a rare upset on an otherwise super tuesday for the red, white and blue. coming up today in rio it is the men's gymnastics team turn to show us what fines in the individual all-around is today. there are several key swimming finals later tonight, as well so let's bring in espn reporter julie foudy, let's talk about last night. >> wow, what a night. >> simone biles, i have to say, it will absolutely be the highlight of my time here in rio to watch her perform. precision, sticks every landing. what were your thoughts about watching her? >> well, simone and that whole team, aly raisman did so well,
biles, the most american golds by gymnasts are two. she could have five at this olympics and that's how dominant he's all around. >> speaking of dominant a lot of excitement in the pool, michael phelps there beating his rival chad le clos. he's 31. >> why, i don't understand le clos pokes the bear and does some trash talking. didn't work out. you get the phelps face but don't do that agast now has 21 gold medals. when you think about how remarkably consistent he has been over five olympics, i mean, it's unfathomable. every athlete you talk to goes like this to him. 21 golds and he's still going at 31. >> i know. he's incredible to watch. so was katie ledecky. she actually won in her weakest event, what was it about what she did last night, how did she pull it off? >> that's the thing about katie ledecky. she's really a long distance
1,500, they don't race that is her strongest event and still winning. she's still dominant and she's going to win probably another gold tonight in the 4x200 relay those those two in the pool, we're seeing incredibly special. >> yes, katie and michael will be swimming tonight. so much to look forward to. julie foudy, thanks so much. lara, back to you. >> thank you so much, amy. racking up major wins and jest has >> thanks. well, heading into day five of these summer games, team usa has the most overall medals with 26. however, they have pulled ahead of china in the gold medal race. you see the americans have nine. they have the second most bronze with nine and have the most silver medals with eight and china in second place with 17 total medals. japan pulled ahead of russia in the race for third place. 14, 12 medals apiece, australia, italy tied with 9 but the
good morning, it's 7:19. we have a hazy look this morning. very humid, humidity is in the 75% range. a southwest wind. 80 at white stone queens. we're looking at what will be a heat advisory starting tomorrow. really, that's also going to be for friday and saturday. some showers out across more to come, popup showers and thunderstorms into the 80s. we hit 90 tomorrow. >> it has been a beautiful couple of days in the new york area. much of the northeast but now community is cranking back. the dog days of summer. >> that's what they call them. they are here. coming up here police searching for clues in the jogging murder mysteries both in new york and massachusetts. one of the victim's fathers is speaking out. going for gold in rio.
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at lowe's. this is a channel 7 eyewitness news brief. good morning, it's 7:23 on this wednesday, august 150, i'm lori stokes. we are following breaking news in new jersey. shooting at a church birthday party ended in death overnight. one man was killed, shot in the the ministries. two young teenage girls were also wounded. the young crowd panicked, but police were passing by the church as people poured out on to the sidewalk. police have been at the scene all night. the shooter escaped and all the confusion and there are still no arrests. and also three of four firefighters injured in the bronx yesterday remain in critical condition. three fdny members were rushed to the hospital while fighting a four-alarm fire. one was treated for burns and
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on the deagon, that accident is still there. two lanes are blocked off as you go into that spot. signal problems downtown trains are running with delays at this point. and then we also have the 59th street bridge, manhattan bridge stalled. street cleaning rules are in effect. let's check in with bill evans. >> we have clouds, we have breaks of sun. haze, humidity. 77 degrees. 72 toward west hampton. we are going to be looking at a lot of sun and humidity and clouds. that will build the heat. heat advisory is in effect. showers toward the twin forks of long island. a couple more showers and thunderstorms pop up midday and afternoon today and then the heat is on starting tomorrow. lori. >> all right, bill, thank you. it is 7:26. that will do it for us, more good morning america after the
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welcome back to "gma" and those new headlines from donald trump defending himself. says he wasn't suggesting violence as clinton faces new trouble over her e-mails. a new batch released overnight. also right now, three girls recovering from that ferris wheel tragedy in tennessee after falling nearly ground. investigators saying the incident was caused by a mechanical issue. and protesters out on the streets in ferguson for the two-year anniversary of michael brown's death, a scary moment overnight, shots fired after a car hit one of the demonstrators. >> hard to see that again. but this morning a lot of excitement for the olympics. amy is there in rio at our olympics desk. amy. >> that's right, team usa already dominating, guys, simone
hearing how she keeps her cool under so much pressure just ahead. lara. >> amy, thank you. we do want to begin with the investigation into those two jogger murder mysteries. police in new york and massachusetts sharing information searching for clues and while there are similarities so far investigators do not believe the crimes are related. abc's linsey davis is in princeton, massachusetts, for us this morning, linsey, are there any leads thus far? >> reporter: lara, unfortunately for this small desperate for answers there are no leads at this time. at a church just across the street last night there was standing room only as the community came fogt for a vigil for her. >> we want to ask anyone that was in the vicinity from 1:00 to 4:00 that may have been walking
by to please call the tip line. >> reporter: the google executive's murder is the first homicide in princeton, massachusetts, in decades. >> it's a horrible thing and, you know, i as a parent am hoping it was a crime of passion and we don't have to worry about someone on the streets relationship marcotte who resided in new york city disappeared in broad daylight after going for a jog near her mother's home. seven hours later, a police canine unit found her remains in a wooded area and sources tell marcotte was sexually assaulted though a final autopsy report is pending. >> we do believe it is a homicide. we don't know if this was a random act. >> reporter: authorities addressing speculation that her murder could be tied to another high-profile death of a new york city woman karina vetrano, who was murdered while jogging near her parents' home in queens just last week. >> we haven't ruled anything out. we understand there are similarities, nothing has been ruled out with regards to that investigation. >> reporter: all this as the
boston globe" his daughter was not involved with anyone romantically saying there is nobody in his daughter's life who could be responsible for her death. this small town of 3,000 people just 65 miles from boston, not only on high alert but also on edge. >> we never think really to lock -- in and out of our house all day, doors are unlocked often but not anymore. >> it's a small town and i feel like right now her family. >> reporter: we've also learned that there were signs that marcotte was strangled. hundreds of tips have come in on the tip line. city, authorities here say it's still early on in the investigation. they continue to reiterate that residents here need to use an abundance of caution. george. >> yeah, still scary time. linsey, thanks very much. we turn to a shooting in north carolina drawing controversy. a young man killed while leaving a house party. the gunman and neighbor who called police complaining of
mara schiavocampo has the latest. >> reporter: that caller complaining of, quote, black males outside of his home. it all started with that man calling 911 to say he had a weapon and was going to secure his neighborhood and minutes later a young man lay in the street dying. this morning, newly released 911 calls placed just moments before a fatal shooting. >> we got a bunch of hoodlums out here racing. i am locked and loaded. >> reporter: officials saying they believe the who shot and killed 20-year-old cornyn rodney thomas leaving a party. >> i fired a warning shot and, uh, we got somebody that got hit. >> reporter: police say 39-year-old chad cameron copley fired a shotgun from inside his garage around 12:30 a.m. hitting thomas who was just passing by this mailbox on his way back to the car. >> he turned around and looked
i was just, man, this is not happening. >> they have firearms and we're gonna secure our neighborhood. >> reporter: the caller saying partygoers were armed, a claim the host vehemently deny. >> it struck a nerve when that was said. it sounds borderline hate crime. >> reporter: now copley has been charged with murder. his lawyer saying in a statement, we urge restraint and that folks not rush to judgment. and a go fund me page has been started to expenses. his mother who stressed her son never got into any trouble writing, koury was my baby and i love him. all i want to do is send him off well. now copley is currently being held without bond. his next court date set for august 29th. if convicted he could face the death penalty and, george, the vic's mother saying this was a kid that was always focused on safety first. such a tragedy for that community. >> so sad, thanks very much.
coming up on our big board, the convicted killer featured in the series "making a murderer" is now speaking out. what he wants the victim's family to know. then a dining disaster. a diner says he warned his waiter he was allergic to seafood, was still served salmon. he slipped into a coma, so did the waiter commit a crime? then is former nfl quarterback tim tebow heading to the major league baseball world? it's a home run of a headline coming up on our big board in
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time now for our big board. a team of insiders standing by for more. we got dan abrams here for the first story and it's all about steven avery. some dramatic new allegations about this man convicted of murder at the center of the true crime series "making a murderer" speaking out to "in touch" magazine as he prepares for an appeal arguing the lawyers who came to his aid may be
jail. take a look. >> they didn't do their job. you know, they were looking out for the state and just like most lawyers do they look out for the state instead of for their client. you know if they would do more investigating on the case, they would find all of this stuff. everything is there. they did their job. i wouldn't be here. >> now, dan, that is grounds for an appeal if he can prove it. >> except it's not true. he actually had really good representation. i think he's been following or about adnan ziad, the serial defendant who had trouble with his lawyers. steven avery had strong lawyers who represented him vigorously and they couldn't win the case. but for him to blame them now i think is a mistake and his lawyers are sort of issuing a statement to us sort of sadly saying that they think he's mistaken but they can understand considering that he's been
"in touch," he said once the truth comes out i think they'll regret what they all said about me. he's 1,000% confident he'll be released so how likely -- i don't think i need to ask this, it's probably not happening. >> not likely. his new lawyer is a terrific lawyer named kathleen zellner and hinting she has new evidence that's going to release him and it sounds like that's empowering and exciting steven it's very unlikely steven avery will be released in connection with this case. >> all right, all right, thank you, dang. switching gears now, well, actually first let me tell you the entire interview with steven avery is in "in touch" magazine on newsstands now and move on to this other case raising questions about restaurant responsibility. a waiter allegedly server a diner food that he already told him he was allergic to sends that diner into cardiac arrest.
charges for it. we have rebecca jarvis with us to talk about it. rebecca, this is the first case of its kind in canada. what happened and what kind of charges could the waiter face. >> this is unbelievable, lara. think about this, imagine this, you go into a restaurant for a nice meal. you tell your waiter not once but twice you have a life-threatening allergy to seafood. that's what happened that cording to this diner at le tapageur. he told bat he had a seafood allergy and when he ordered he told the waiter again but still seafood showed up on his plate. the problem is he didn't know it. he ate the food and went into cardiac arrest. ended up in the hospital for five case and now looks like this waiter could face some criminal negligence charges. that's exactly what they're talking about in canada right now. the authorities are pushing for that. >> here's what the chef and owner said, quote, nobody wants to make somebody feel uncomfortable in their
measures to protect ourselves so what kind of measures will they have to make? >> the restaurant industry, you're already seeing this. you sit down at a restaurant nowadays. a lot of the time you will be asked right off the bat what kind of allergies. what are the food allergies of everyone at this table and you see it on packaging. when you open up a box of chips, in the back a lot of times this says this was prepared in a facility that includes nuts. a lot of businesses are worried if it goes to trial will be a bigger concern for businesses going forward. >> i think every restaurant in new york asks the question. >> he was arrested? still, you can understand why the restaurant might get sued, et cetera. but you would hope that if he was arrested for this, that the authorities believe there was some sort of intentional conduct. meaning i would think that the authorities believe that he did it on purpose in some way, shape or form. just criminal negligence meaning
didn't listen, et cetera, he gets arrested for that and charged. that seems like a real reach. >> just real quickly, one of your other major jobs, you own restaurants. how do you protect yourself. >> you have to be vigilant. anyone that's been there before, you have notes as to what they're allergic to in your system so you remember it. but if they haven't been there before you have to ask. >> is part of your waiter's training you must ask do you presenting the menu you. >> want to ask because, remember, you're talking about anything that could touch the food. here you may have served him something he was specifically allergic to but also have concerns about other items around the food that can be allergy issues, as well. >> all right, dan, thanks very much. on now to tim tebow. he's trying again not on the football field but baseball field looking to play in the major league, of course, he's been here many times on "gma,"
so what is this, eduardo? does he have a real shot? >> it's as big of a shot as being in the same swimming pool as michael phelps and katie ledecky. think about this and i'm not just talking about being in the semifinal, i'm talking about being in the finals against those guy, not in the medal stand. this is a very difficult task. everybody thinks major league, but you then have to go all the way to the minor leagues, instructional league, even winter baseball. has to do, as a matter of fact i called one of the teams in puerto rico and they were excited. they said bring him on. we'll take him and give him a tryout. they even extended a letter to him. how interested a lot of teams are with tim tebow. you see the contract signed by frankie higgenbotham their general manager.
practice in october. why not take a trip to paradise. in the meantime, it's so difficult to do to play against the elite. think about what malcolm said in "outliers." 10,000 reps, not 10,000 swings in a cage but game time, fly ball, ground ball, a lot of stuff. >> i want to point out way back when, well, not that far back, bo jackson, deion sanders, they managed to cross over and do both at the same time. are we living in a different ? we're living in a different world but at the same time, you said the key word. they were doing it at the same time. they were -- they both played -- one played at florida state, one played at auburn. they never stopped playing. tim tebow, 1 years removed. i could tell you i could still shoot and do layups right now. we're talking about a hamstring being pulled. >> we will be watching, thanks to you all very much. coming up in just two minute, katie ledecky smashing
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? go ? we are back with all the olympics excitements in rio. one of these superstars everyone is watching, swimmer katie ledecky smashing her own world records. abc's matt gutman has more from rainy rio. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, amy. now to say that katie ledecky might be the greatest athlete but we broke down the science and a little bit of math and figured out her margins of victory are simply off the charts. >> she has olympic gold. >> reporter: katie ledecky's performance is measured in the records she shatters. >> that is what you call racing. >> reporter: at 5'11" she's only just average standing next to her swimming sisters but there's nothing common about this human
>> reporter: just watch her stunning gold medal winning performance from sunday. hitting the wall a full five seconds ahead of everyone else. not a single competitor in sight. >> a lot of people say she swims like a man. she doesn't swim like a man. she swims like katie ledecky for crying out loud. >> reporter: the record she broke her own, the 19-year-old regularly leaving competitors in the dust so just how big a deal is she? >> i would argue she is the world's best athlete right now. >> reporter: regularly beating the that means if she was a formula 1 racer she'd win by almost 3 minutes. if she were a cyclest in the tour de france she'd win the race by almost 40 minutes. >> the only thing comparable is what secretariat did in the belmont stakes. >> reporter: even leading fellow swimmers in awe. michael phelps calls her a stud. >> she's obviously in a league of her own.
astonishing to teammates like medalists cody miller and ryan held. is that like being a great marathoner and being usain bolt at the same time. >> yeah, she crushes it every time. >> reporter: not only pushes barriers but chugging past them. >> she has perfect align many. if you watch her hand in the water there's almost no splash. it's textbook beautiful swimming. >> now we'll do a little demonstration here. assume that i'm katie ledecky and we're running race which is often determined by inches. now, i've just crossed the finish line and all the way back there is our producer, robert zapata simulating the next closest competitor. he would have started 80 yards back nearly a full football field by the time i crossed the finish line. i wouldn't be huffing and puffing but he is, amy. >> all right. matt, that puts it all into perspective. so impressive. thank you so much. coming up next behind the
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commute with heather o'rourke. >> check out the belt parkway. we are bumper to bumper. i will tell you what's going on. as you head on to the westbound side, right near exit 13. all lanes are subject to closure. southern state east exit 13, emergency construction because of that earlier unauthorized bust. signal problems at morris park, downtown trains are running with delays as a result and as you go on to the deagon that's an accident, two lanes are the street parking rules in effect. >> let's check in with bill evans. >> here we go, lori, 8:00 temperatures going to be 78 degrees. the humidity picked up. we have a mixture of sun and clouds. and we're looking at 77 around bell mar, new jersey. heat advisory through tomorrow. that will be extended because it's going to be hot and humid tomorrow. we're looking at 81, 82, 83 degrees this afternoon. we're looking at a shower.
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? good to be alive right about now ? good morning, america. it's 8:00. the final five make history. simone biles leading the charge telling "gma" how she handles the pressure to win. >> since the beginning but i'm very excited for it all. >> and swimming superstars katie ledecky diving into the record books and michael phelps does it again as usa leads the medal count. "gma" is ? time to get the chains out ? and no shame weight gain. anne hathaway taking a stand against pressure to lose the pounds cutting up her clothes and loving the way she looks. other stars joining the cause with a message for moms everywhere right now. ? how you like me now ? dwayne johnson calls out his "fast 8" stars out. the story behind his intense comments speeding across the
plus, the secrets to how you can get that olympic body. we're live in times square with a special workout wednesday inspired by the medalist as we say -- >> good morning, america. ? ooh i want the time of my life ? and good morning, america. great to have paula and jesse back with us today and a lot of celebration for team usa this morning. simone biles right there leading the gymnasts in gold in rio and share how she deals with all that pressure. >> i don't think she feels any pressure. she was on fire. also this morning going to talk about wanting, you know, legs like simone biles or abs like michael phelps and david boudia. we'll help you get in shape like an olympian. that's just it. workout wednesday and we have olympic gold medalist mckayla maroney and you can join our live stream right now and get an hour long workout on our facebook page and we'll get into it later.
first the morning rundown from paula. we begin with a scathing new report from the justice department this morning about racial bias in the baltimore police department. the investigation began after the death of freddie gray sparked riots across the city. now, this particular report found that officers have routinely violated the civil rights of african-americans with what investigators call a pattern of unlawful stops and excessive force. the report concludes that the relationship between police and community is and a police department in florida is under scrutiny after a 73-year-old volunteer was accid accidentally shot and killed during a demonstration at a citizen police class in punta gorda. the officer fired a live round instead of a blank. he has now been placed on leave. in politics, donald trump is denying claims that he's inciting violence against hillary clinton and he is blaming the backlash on the media and trump told supporters in north carolina that clinton
guns and he said those in favor of the second amendment may be able to stop her. critics say that this was a veiled suggestion for people to harm clinton but trump is saying he was referring to the political power of second amendment supporters. and hillary clinton is disavowing support from the father of the orlando nightclub shooter after he showed up at one of her rallies in florida. seddique mateen was on the stage right behind clinton as she spoke about the victims of that massacre. the campaign says the rallyas not invite him. and the neonatal intensive care unit at a maryland hospital has been shut down because of a concern about a potentially deadly bacteria. hospital officials say three babies have tested positive for the pseudomonas bacteria and two other infants recently died but officials say they have not found a link between those deaths and the bacteria which was traced to a water pipe at the hospital.
fighters to firefighters after they spotted smoke coming interest this home. a woman, she was trapped inside. look at this unable to escape the flames and they called for help while trying unsuccessfully to kick down the door and moments later a firefighter ran in with a saw and cut through the bars on that window, then they tossed the woman a chair as she climbed out finally escaping into the officer's arms with only minor injuries. heroes right there. a lot of excitement from rio so now for the latest olympics desk. the americans making history, amy. what an exciting night. >> oh, it was incredible, paula and, of course, one of the big stories here michael phelps winning two more gold medals in the 200-meter butterfly and 4x200 free relay and has a
which she considered was her weakest and the u.s. gymnastics team calling themselves the final five withth consecutive major title beating russia by more than eight points which is a record and the men's team competes today and even though the u.s. women's soccer team tied colombia, still enough to advance to the next round. looking at the medal count the americans remain on top with 26 medals including nine gold, china is in second place with michael phelps for a moment because just to give you some perspective. how about this he has won more gold medals than 129 countries have in the entire history of the olympic games. only 39 nations have won more gold than michael phelps has individually. how about that, guys? >> unbelievable. okay, amy, thanks very much. now to let's get to jesse and "pop news." >> hump day edition of "pop news" and starting off, dwayne
co-stars posting a lengthy caption to instagram on tuesday praising the hard working crew as well and his amazing female co-star, but the wrestler turned action star also said his male colleagues are, quote, a different story saying some conduct themselves as stand-up as true professionals while others don't. we won't try to guess who he has a beef with but johnson says fans will see what he's theaters and says if you think he's not acting looks like his blood is legit boiling, you're right. >> there's a clue. that's a clue. there's a scene where he's really angry at someone he's legitimately mad at them. >> obviously hoping this is just promotion of the movie. i hope he's just joking. >> i hope he is because i would not want to be fighting the rock in a scene if he was legitimately mad at me. >> i think we need a "pop news" investigation.
give you that. nobody wants any of that. up next more big social media news. welcome to instagram, tom hiddleston. yeah. the "avengers" star launched an account and has over 500,000 followers and counting. with his first post an in character selfie teasing his loki character due out in 2017 but another avenger who welcomed him. robert downey jr. with the caption join me in welcoming the biggest tony stark fan of them all to tony stark or maybe taylor swift. >> ah. >> tom hiddleston. >> a little trivia this morning. >> welcome to social media. >> really excited about him joining. >> huge lover of instagram and the trolls and the trolling. >> oh you are. have you followed him yet. >> i haven't followed him yet but i'm joining that 500,000 list and climbing.
you never know what's coming from tom. finally summertime and love is in the air, everybody. a lot of couples getting engaged and posting them on social media. this woman is taking relationship goals to a hilarious new level. officially off the market, guy, the job market. beneath that abraham shared this news that she found her perfect match by sharing these photos on facebook getting more than 11,000 likes. it was love at first interview. she's been on the huntor company that truly cares about its employees. we all here want to say congratulations. >> we do. congratulations. i bet the company loves it. jesse, that was great. how about the "morning menu." >> "morning menu" coming up. here's a look at what's coming up on the "morning menu." no more mom shaming. anne hathaway taking a stand saying it's time to stop feeling guilty for gaining baby weight and simone biles is opening
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could make a difference for you. ? i got the eye of the tiger ? welcome back to "gma" and we'll take you to rio now with the women they're calling right there, simone biles, the greatest gymnast ever dominating the olympics leading team usa to a second straight gold medal and amy is there for all of the action in rio. hey, amy. >> oh, i was.
george. the final five winning goal and worldwide praise as simone biles showed unbelievable power. athleticism and poise and this morning the superstar is sharing how she beats the incredible pressure and her favorite way to celebrate. >> that is an olympic gold medal winning moment. >> reporter: this morning, the u.s. women's gymnastics team is waking up with gold. with simone biles dominating the women's team competition as the only all four events for the final five. exhibiting both explosive power and rock solid confidence along with her obvious sense of joy. >> i always get a little bit nervous once i get up there but i know if i just trust in myself that it'll be a good set. i know what i've accomplished. there's still -- it's just the beginning, but i'm very excited for it all. >> reporter: as she tumbles her way into history now even featured in this tide pod evolution of power video.
because the evolution of gymnastics has changed so much and i'm just really proud. >> reporter: so what are her gold medal secrets to success? first enjoy the ride. >> you can still be very good at what you do and have fun. you don't have to be serious all the time to do a good job. >> reporter: never give up. >> have like a mistake try to forget about it because if you carry that with you for the rest of your team, then the rest of your team might not go as planned so you just kind of shake it off continue your team. always have each other's back in and out of competition. we support each other the most because we -- we're the only ones that knows what it feels like to go through what we do and we're like sisters. >> reporter: and after you give your all treat yourself. >> it doesn't matter if i don't went a gold after every meet i have pizza, pepperoni pizza. >> a girl after my own heart
started. all eyes on her to see if she can become the first female gymnast to win five golds at a single olympics. her competition thursday but later today it's the men's turn to show what they have in the men's all-around finals, george. >> another big day coming up here. dominique dawes here. welcome back. part of the magnificent seven, 1996 now you have the final five in simone biles so i said it at the beginning. is she the best ever. >> she is the most dominant gymn female but male and female. the tricks she's do you never think a girl would be doing a full in and full out and double layout after with a jump after called the biles. she is just spectacular and i think this new scoring system has helped her become so dominant and i expect her to win the all around as well. >> all of them and you're starring with her in this new video. tell us about it. >> so exciting. i'm turning 40. to have the opportunity to work
focusing on the evolution of power and gymnastics starting with nadia comaneci and 1996 and simone biles and celebrating how these amazing athletes have accomplished such great feats. >> and striking what they wear. these leotards tell us about the process. >> i love it. they have wonderful sponsors, gk as with under armour and these games they took a more patriotic theme. in the past hot pink and i do think they went crazy with the bedazzling machine and someday we'll see this in a museum. one of mine is in the smithsonian and they'll probably take it out and replace it with one of simones. >> maybe you can take your kids. >> my little daughter woke up in the middle of simone biles' floor routine to watch it and she went right back to sleep so it was just hilarious. >> wanted to be reassured.
still just 19 years old watching her and listening to her thinking she has such maturity. >> yeah, and she should because many gymnasts are there when she was 15 and 16. my first was 15. she has a little bit of an edge over most competitors. laurie hernandez is only 16 so her maturity shows but more importantly she's constantly smiling having a great time. she looks very relaxed but if you were that dominant you might be a little more relaxed as well. last night the nearly eight points. eight points. >> which is a killer. >> they killed it. they could have taken one, two and three if we had three different teams. the americans are so dominant these days and it has to do with martha karolyi's leadership and her intimidating the girls and i love this name final five which is all about martha karolyi. one thing, at the end, simone always likes to celebrate with her pepperoni pizza, so,
>> we'll celebrate too. >> mckayla. >> we'll celebrate. >> yummy. >> lahr what was already trying it out. >> good morning. >> yes. >> a little breakfast. >> yummy. >> breakfast of champions. we'll come back while we eat this, anne hathaway's message for moms. >> mm-mm. what if an insurance company wasn't only there when things went wrong? because for every tornado... there's a twister. for every crash... an even bigger collision. for every robbery... a heart that's been stolen. for every fire... a dozen flames. and for every tailspin...
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8:23 back with that bod positive message from new mom anne hathaway. paula has more on anne's new outlook. hey, paula. >> mops will love this from anne hathaway who is enjoying her new baby and saying she's not in any rush to get back to her prebaby >> i'm a 6. >> which is the new 14. >> reporter: from her role as an assistant in "the devil wears prada" to a busy mom in "the intern." >> you know i haven't slept in two years. >> reporter: anne hathaway, the actress and new mom is feeling the struggles of new motherhood in real life and encouraging women everywhere to feel pride about their post-baby bodies. she posted this with a profiled
in finally breaking down and making your own jean shorts because last summer's are just too dang short for this summer's thighs. the mom to 4-month-old jonathan saying there is no shame in gaining weight during pregnancy or ever. there is no shame if it takes longer than you think it will to lose the weight if you want to lose it at all? >> shooz's hollywood star but struggles with the body issues and it makes women everywhere kind of understand, okay, s >> reporter: not the first time she's spoken out about body-shaming. on "the ellen degeneres show" she recounted an incident with a trainer. >> i see this guy and said i had a baby seven weeks ago, oh, trying to lose the baby weight. i say, no, brandon, it's a little bit too soon to worry about weight. i'm trying to regain my strength. >> reporter: hathaway not the only celebrity mom speaking out.
australia fought back against post-baby ideals. >> you don't need to be victoria secret ready already because you did the most incredible miracle that life has to offer. >> reporter: hathaway ended it with an empowering message, bodies change, bodies grow, bodies shrink. it's all love, don't let anyone tell you otherwise. #lovewhatyouhaveengiven. chrissy teigen says it takes a while to put it on. i've had three. it doesn't come off sometimes and you have to love your body. it's the miracle of birth. >> it is the miracle of birth and it is not easy. >> and they're worth it most of the time. >> yes. >> all the time. >> thank you, anne hathaway. outside to rob.
thank you very much, i'm meteorologist bill evans. 78 degrees with a south, southwest wind. 80 at laguardia. the humidity picked up, it's going to be that warm and humid kind of day. that's probably as well as friday and saturday. showers and thunderstorms develop today, just scattered stuff, popup shower, popup thunderstorm. thatil heat and humidity. 909 90 is the high. and there might be a late day scattered thunderstorm. coming up workout wednesday.
is this a channel 7 eyewitness news brief. good morning, i'm rob nelson. topping headlines, a shooting at a church birthday party ended in death over night. one man was killed, shot in the head as about 60 people partied. also wounded in this. the young crowd panicked, but police were passing by the church as people poured out on to the sidewalk. police have been at that scene all night. the shooter escaped in all the confusion and still there's been no arrest. also, three or four firefighters injured in the bronx yesterday remain in critical condition. three fdny members were rushed to the hospital while fighting a four alarm fire in wakefield.
a fourth firefighter severely injured his arm on the way to the scene. the fire truck he was in crashed on westchester avenue. that firefighter is in critical condition. we'll take a look at the co now a check on the commute with heather o'rourke. >> this will not be your favorite roadway. this is the parkway, let's go
to the northbound side near the l.i.e. multivehicle accident. you have a heavy delay coming inbound at the george washington bridge. cross bronx east at the deagan. then one northbound, another one up exit 11. accident cleared away. metro north dealing with some delays. five trains and signal problems. our street cleaning rules are in effect. rob, back to you. >> thank you, heather. good morning, sir. >> we have 78 degrees. out there. we're looking at 78 from oyster bay to babylon. 79 tom's river. we have this heat advisory in effect tomorrow and that will last friday and saturday. it will be warm and humid today. thunderstorm or two could pop up this afternoon. scattered stuff, spotty shower. very humid, and then we'll have 90 degrees tomorrow with a popup thunderstorm late in the day. it will feel like 100 on friday. 105 on saturday. rob. >> heat is on.
news for now. more of gma coming up next. how do you know it's officially getting hot? well, with just three word, keith urban live. ? ? feels so good ? and friday it's a party in the park on -- >> good morning, america. >> presented by king's hawaiian. >> keith urban on friday right here on "gma" in the park. that will be fantastic. let's get this behind-the-scenes look. whoa. windswept amy in rio. >> i think she's -- >> the weather has been interesting. >> yeah, and first though we have our olympics inspired workout wednesday, everybody. "men's health" magazine is featuring the incredible body of elite athletes and take a look at these amazing photos. who wouldn't want to look at these guys or gals. great-looking gal, as well.
shred. b.j. gaddour here to show us how to get into olympic shape. >> pleasure to be here. >> your energy is contagious. >> i appreciate that. >> show us some workouts not just for men but also for women. how is what we're going to see applicable to our audience at home. >> minimal time and space. boosts metabolism and correct some things to prevent injuries so the ryan lochte exercise, a big part of his a lot of shoulder mobility involved and it's common to get tight in the chest but upper midback needs work. shoulder, hinge at the hips and basically make those. so t, y and i and it's going to help strengthen posture and really develop -- >> don't want to be round shouldered and bend at the waist and strengthen your core.
harder, add soup cans. >> what sort of workouts can you build leg strength? >> jesse, it's all about the gluts. it is all about the glutes. it's true, convicts, he calls them. step up plus reverse lunch so i step up, add a leg raise, step down and reverse it so combination exercise so the step up gets more glut and the lunge gets more quad and best of both worlds and straight minutes and melt it off. do a seesaw lunch. a little modification. hotel room. i do it in motel rooms all over the country. they don't ask me back. i don't know why. i sweat the place up. >> we should mention we've got two true olympians with us,
you're sweating? >> i'm sweating right now. this is amazing. i'm getting such a good workout. i didn't expect this to today. his workouts are so great and they work everything which is always what you're looking for. >> what's the strongest part of a gymnast? what's like sort of a gymnast secret workout. >> the legs are everything to do the floor and vault so these squats and lunges are getting it. >> want to ask you real quick, weight loss story yourself. what inspired you life around. >> i boarded a millennium cruise and saw a picture of myself, triple xl shirt and my knees were shot and looked at this guy and i'm like this is not who i want to be. prisoner inside my body. it was initially just a commitment i'm going to get better every single day. cut out bread, soda. did more than just bench pressing and heavy squats. whole broad approach and made the changes.
this is a journey, i'm 17 years deep. simple changes, commit to five minute, ten minutes, add in movements to help with mobility, make you feel better and that's where it start, with the commitment i'm not going to accept this condition but make a change. >> very inspirational. >> can't thank you enough. i want to ask when i see dominique working out hard. what is thshg without for? >> she's still got it. >> what we're doing, any time we're in adding the shoulder tap, you create this anti-rotation. the twist so the obliques and abs have to work hard to keep it square. >> listen, all of these exercises, you're doing it for our whole audience livestream. great free workout. olympics inspired going on the rest of the hour. you can get more fitness tips at goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! i mean, this is unbelievable.
>> right now we take a look at the hot new netflix show "the get down" and one of the most expensive in network history. mara schiavocampo is back. you talked about it with the director baz luhrmann. >> luhrmann best known for glossy big budget productions like "mew lean rouge" and "the great gatsby" talks about a group of kids who history. >> grandmaster points down the get down. >> reporter: "the get down." >> he goes on and on. >> reporter: netflix's bingeworthy offering following hip-hop and a group of teens creating one of the most influential music genres ever. ? we're going to conduct it because fantastic so bad mother ? >> all set in 1977 south bronx. >> as you can see there was only
avocado green. >> reporter: heading up "the get down." baz luhrmann, hollywood director. what drew you to that so strongly. >> how did such a pure and new idea get born, particularly in a moment in which there was so little and i just wanted to answer the question. >> reporter: luhrmann enlisting help from nelson george and living legend grandmaster flash. >> i want to be able to change that beat without missing a beat. >> reporte and scratching records, the foundation for hip-hop. >> you created something out of nothing. >> we were just kind of like having fun. we had no ulterior motive of whether it would be huge. >> reporter: but this show's hefty price tag reportedly $120 million. that's one of the most expensive shows ever made. >> not the most expensive but it kaepts cheap. you want it all set in a period then it's music and it's
>> the entire cast is almost newcomers who like their characters might be on the verge of something big. >> it's about young people coming together and making something that the world doesn't understand but they understand. >> reporter: well, the first six episodes of "the get down" drop on august 12th and the remaining six released next year. luhrmann says they'll release new music from the show and classics. what i love is flash said the whole reason they came up with the idea of so people could dance endlessly, dance all night if they were able to transition seamlessly. >> august 12th we'll be looking for it. thank you. rob. >> we came inside to warm up
>> all right. this weather you by state farm and it's national s'mores day. come on. what better way to help celebrate with the girl scouts here with all the ingredient, of course, that you need for s'mores but also new takes on the classic treat. they are rolling out two new girl scout cookies since -- for 2017. the 100-year anniversary of girl scout cookies and of course one of the favorites are the s'mores. all right, here are the boxes and there's some fun trivia. the girl scouts published the
and 1927 as s'mores that eventually became known as s'mores so we all love that and all around the country girl scouts will host commemorative campfires, some real inviting local communities to celebrate s'mores so bring out the graham crackers, chocolate and marshmallows while you want to get ready for girl scout season. these look just delicious. of course, if you just want them fashion, you just go with this. you guys look terrif 100-year anniversary. back over to you. >> love those too. i have to show you syprzak line, niagara falls. visit lady liberty, meet lara spencer. give me a high-five. such a great crowd and excitement for "pete's dragon," sound familiar because it is a classic. it's a tale that follows a child and his best friend who, oh, just happens to be a dragon.
forest in new zealand and sara haines got a behind-the-scenes look at how they brought the magic to life. >> elliott. >> reporter: "pete's dragon" was shot entirely on location in new zealand. the island nation's pristine natural landscape an award-winning film industry making it one of the most desirable filming locations in the world. already known for the "hobbit" and "lord of the rings" trilogy asel >> reporter: it stars robert redford and bryce dallas howard. >> i have never seen a dragon. >> reporter: but the real stars might be oaks figuratively as pete and his best friend elliott. a giant green magical dragon. elliott is all high-tech cgi created by new zealand's own visual effects powerhouse whetted digital.
the second "lord of the rings" film. >> little thieves relationship the technical wizardry isn't just about computers. this camera mount was designed in new zealand and as impressive as it looks it's nothing without the right pilot. meet alfie. >> i could show you a little place we did "lord of the rings." >> oh, my goodness. you've got the best office with a view. his calm of the most sought after piles in the world whether it's a nerve-racking flyby or landing on what seems like the top of the world. for "good morning america," sara haines, abc news, new zealand. >> and pretty sweet assignment i would say, nice job and "pete's dragon" hits theaters friday. >> and then coming up here, amy is taking us behind the scenes in rio from the food, you can see, to the dance floor.
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janeiro. we wanted to experience rio's heartbeat up close, the pulsating culture that drives their national motto, order and progress. well, it makes you dizzy looking at it with the clouds moving in front of it. this beloved 98-foot-tall statue of jesus, christ the redeemer located at the peak of the mountain and was completed in 1931. it even gets two to four direct hits from lightning every ye blown off. during the visit the wind was unbelievable which didn't help my selfie game. of course, all that climbing worked up an appetite. >> oh, that's cheese in there. >> yes. >> so caught up with roberta, the official chef for team brazil who designed 191 recipes to keep the team's 465 athletes fueled. we hit the kitchen to whip up a brazilian take on a texan
>> cabbage. >> melt the cheese. >> it smells so good. >> here we have this -- brazilian and american. >> looks so good. >> oh, my god. gold medal. >> thank you. >> and finally no trip to rio is complete without samba lesson, the celebrated dance front and center at rio's five-day carnival festival nearly 2 million to town to mark the beginning of lent. >> like this. like this. >> you got to have attitude. famous latin dance teacher jamie caught me some quintessential moves i will never forget. more knees and more hips. >> yes, more hips. >> all right, my hat's off to ginger zee. i'm going to leave that to the professionals. i want to say for all the hype
being ready. the rio i've seen has been incredible. it's beautiful, the people are wonderful and, of course, any time you have hundreds of thousands of people converging on one city there will be some issues but personally i feel safe and haven't seen one mosquito. the coffee is excellent and i hear the cap reinipirinhas are terrific. >> see you again tomorrow. coming up right now, bonnie raitt is with us. we're just a little excited.
at 11:00, the family of karina will hold a press conference. her father is expected to discuss the go fund me page that has now been set up to help raise additional money to help bring the woman's killer to justice. she was murdered during a jog at spring creek park in howard beach last week. new fliers are posted around queens now with a $20,000 reward to help catch her killer. and new this morning, police are on the hunt for the vandals who smashed windows and cars and one home in suffolk county. vandals hit cars and a garage door. we're not going to show those gang signs on the air. if you have any information, call police. and with that, time to get a check on traffic with heather o'rourke. >> this is the parkway. you can see traffic is crawling. so we'll go over to our maps. we have an accident on the parkway, it's on the northbound
i can show you what else is going on. we have the george washington bridge, lincoln tunnel with the 30 minute delay. five trains, you have downtown delays with signal problems. street cleaning rules in effect. rob, back to you. >> over to bill for a quick look at the hot forecast. >> and your temperature at 9. here's going to be 79 with a south, southwest wind. 79 is crazy across long island. 78 around islip. heat advisory for tomorrow and last through the weekend. a shower and thunderstorm can't be ruled out today in this humidity. and temperatures in the mid 80s. tomorrow, we start 90. it will feel like 100 to 105 this weekend. rob. >> thank you, bill.
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