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good morning, america. dangerous twisters hit the south. a tornado tearing through new orleans flattening buildings, residents rushing to the rescue. livestreeping the moment they pull someone from the rubble and flooding on famous bourbon street. now more threats this morning. of the startling poll numbers showing he's in a fry fall as the president lashing out on his latest allegations. >> of course the elections will not be rigged. what does that mean? >> now hillary clinton taking on donald trump's sons and these pictures. a search for a serial killer. a shooter on the loose in phoenix now linked to nine attacks. this time a man and his 4-year-old child targeted. the urgent manhunt right now.
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team usa racing toward the starting line in rio. the olympics opening ceremony just hours away. concerns about safety and illegal doping already overshadowing the games. is brazil ready for its big moment? we're there live on the ground with the greatest athletes in the world. >> if i just go out there and do my best to make you guys proud, that is the best feeling i could ever ask for. >> as team usa gets ready to go for the gold. and we do say good morning, america. so much excitement for the olympics and the fact that dan is here with us in times square. >> about even on the excitement meter. >> you see amy there in brazil for the opening ceremony just hours away. >> amy has her game face on as usual. take a look at the olympic torch this morning right near the iconic christ the redemer statue
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in style on a surfboard which strikes me as a little dangerous when you're carrying fire making its way to the stadium where the nearly four-hour ceremony kicks off and 6,000 performers getting ready for their big moment. >> much more live from rio ahead. first want to get to those tornadoes down south. a twister with winds up to 80 miles an hour touching down in new orleans. destroying buildings. abc's steve osunsami is on the scene there for us with the latest. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning to you, confirms what happened here was an ef-0 tornado. this is what's left of a home that was flattened. you can still smell the leaking sewage. authorities here were responding to three scenes just like this one at the same time. >> oh my god, oh my god. >> reporter: from office windows panicked residents could see it moving into town. >> i'm freaking out. >> it appears we had a tornado
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nearly 80 miles per hour. >> the wind woe so strong it was picking us up. >> here's what it looked like on bourbon street a little more like a river. blocks away someone was livestreaming the damage when he came across strangers pulling a man from a building that fell on top of him. >> take your time. >> reporter: he walked away with only minor injuries. two people were hospitalized. at least three structures are destroyed this morning. a number of homes s two power lines fell in the streets. >> the swirl of debris a block away from my house coming this way that kind of looked like a bomb go off at first. >> reporter: the city says everyone is accounted for. >> looks like we have four spots, you know, where it touched down so, you know, we have all of our teams in all of the different locations. >> reporter: in florida they've now confirmed it was an ef-1 tornado that touched down for 17 minutes thursday afternoon. nearly 100-mile-an-hour winds
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there were severe weather alerts firing up as the storm came through but no one expected this sudden burst of energy and destruction, robin. >> okay, steve, thank you. to rob marciano with the latest on where the severe weather is heading next. rob. >> good morning, robin. more storms expected across the southeast. a cluster of storms moving just west of st. louis. this is the same includclter th moved through. a rope tornado, these can be deceptive and can do damage. we had damage in iowa and cell did this as far as a waterspout in lake machine anowa. the four corners region here as we continue to get this tropical moisture feed from the south into the mountains, we get into the cole rockies. this could produce some mud slides with locally over 3 inches of rain. also looking for the heat to build across the central u.s. more about that in about ten minutes. dan, back over to you. to politics and donald trump
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raft of new polls bearing some pretty rough news. look at this mcclatchey/marist poll showing hillary clinton up by 15 points. both clinton and president obama are piling on so how is trump reacting? abc's tom llamas is in washington with the latest. tom, good morning to you. >> reporter: dan, good morning. trump loves to talk about his poll numbers but not right now. some of those new polls show trump in a freefall, something the president pointed out at his news conference where he went after the republican nominee. this morning donald trump dealing with taunts straight from the white house mocking his latest charge. >> i'm afraid the election is going to be rigged. i have to be honest. >> of course, the elections will not be rigged. what does that mean? the federal government doesn't run the election process. >> reporter: the president piling on as trump is still in the middle of an awkward dance with the gop. this week saying he's not ready
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his primary race but trump's running mate did. ryan expressing his frustration. >> he's had a pretty strange run since the convention. you would think we ought to be focusing on hillary clinton, on all of her deficiencies. >> reporter: and another one, he's seen a video that doesn't exist apparently. with the obama administration taking heat for a payment to iran, this he say, trump telling crowds about a video showing that u.s. cash delivery. >> and the airplane coming in and the money coming off, i guess, right? that was given to us, has to be by the iranians. >> reporter: but trump's own campaign telling abc news trump is referring to footage he recently saw on fox news. but that video is not of the money transfer, rather of american prisoners who were in
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geneva back in january. trump sending out this tweet. the plane i saw on television was the hostage plane in geneva, switzer, land, not the plane carrying $400 million in cash going to iran. now, it's unclear if trump is acknowledging his mistake or trying to say that's what he meant from the start but from the get-go he's been describing it as a cash payment which clearly it was not. robin. >> all right, thank you. for more let's bring in abc's chief white house correspondent numbers there, not good here right now for trump. >> it looks like a freefall. take another look at that mcclatchey poll, 48/33, trump at 33%. those are the kind of numbers we saw in 1972 when george mcgovern lost 49 states. so it looks really bad and it's not just that poll but three polls over the last 48 hours that have shown trump down ten points on fox news, nine points
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>> but the trump campaign maintain they have never been stronger, things are good and raising a large amount of money and their contention is there is a long time between now and november. how does he turn it around? >> there really is. one thing that's concerning for the trump campaign, polls are like oxygen to donald trump. i mean i watched him throughout that entire primary and go up in those rallies and have a single piece of paper on the podium. that would be the latest polling numbers and he would tick through. he's never seen a situation where he's poll numbers but it is very early and here's the other important point, hillary clinton's numbers are not going up. she's still below 50% in those polls. she's gone up just a tick. he's gone way down. >> let's talk about hillary clinton. she, of course, was out campaigning and there was quite a moment at one of her events when animal right protesters had something to say. let's take a look. >> we'll keep talking and we'll -- and apparently these people are here to protest trump
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killed a lot of animals, so thank you for making that point. >> she was able to turn it around. >> it was really interesting moment. those protesters were saying until every animal is free, i mean that was their mantras coming up to the stage. kind of a scary moment and, of course, was referring to the fact that the trump sons went on a safari in africa five years ago and a picture of a cheetah they killed. i don't think it was a planned attack. the clintons have been so incredibly chelsea. i thought it was highly unusual to see her go after the trump kids, of course, they're big surrogates for their dad, though. >> have a good weekend, dan. all right, robin, we move on to the urgent search for a serial killer on the loose in phoenix. police now linking him to a ninth attack, seven of these attacks have been fatal. thankfully in this most recent one nobody got hurt. abc's clayton sandell is in phoenix this morning with the latest on the investigation. clayton, good morning to you. >> reporter: and good morning, dan. police here are urging residents
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suspicious, they need a break in this case and they need it fast. this morning authorities in phoenix are on the hunt for a serial killer they say has struck again. >> we're concerned because he obviously doesn't even care who is in the car. >> reporter: investigators discovering evidence linking one suspect to a total of nine shootings. the latest attack july 11th when police say the gunman shot at a man and a 4-year-old boy in a car, luckily they were not hurt. >> too close to home. >> reporter: the series of seem master tied this community since march, seven people so far shot dead. two others wounded. the youngest victim maleah ellis while sitting in a car in front of her own home. two women including her mother were also killed. >> they shot movie, whatever, they did it together. >> reporter: police believe the suspect may be driving different cars including a black bmw like
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clues and investigators are frustrated. >> the ran democratness and gee graphical area is presenting a challenge for us. what's even more frustrating is we know somebody knows who is doing this. >> reporter: to help convince some of those people to come forward investigators have upped their reward to $50,000. >> hopefully that will help, clayton, thank you. now to that deadly knife attack in london learning more about the american woman killed and the 19-year-old suspect now in custody. as security steps up across that abc's alex marquardt is there in london with the very latest. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, robin. that's right the police saying that this young attacker has mental health issues and the response showing you how on edge the city is and learning more about the american victim wrapping up her summer in london, due to fly home the very next day. just minutes after the stabbing rampage started police responded. this cell phone video showing officers pinning the attacker to
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with a taser. >> i could hear the policeman screaming, stop, don't move. don't go any further. just stay where you are and he turned around and continued running. >> reporter: a new photo identified as 19-year-old zakaria buhan who grew up in london and reportedly had been suicidal and police recovered no links to terror blaming mental instability. >> we believe it's a spontaneous attack and victims were selected at >> reporter: among the six stabbed were two americans including darlene horton, who succumbed to her wounds soon after the police arrived. it was the 64-year-old's last night in london before she was due to go home to florida after spending the summer here with husband richard wagner, a professor at an fsu summer program. israeli lavelle was also wounded in the attack. >> we saw the lady laying down
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her a& i realized and looked at my arm and saw she was bleeding and realized that he stabbed me. >> reporter: dr. wagner, the husband of the victim is a psychology professor at fsu. the university putting out a statement saying there are no words to express our heartache over this terrible tragedy. we are shocked. this senseless violence has touched our own fsu family, dan. >> there are no words. >> no, alex, thank you. incredibly sad. also just in texas this morning police are dealing with a massive and high-tech car theft ring. this surveillance video shows 1 of 100 heists in houston. authorities say hackers got into the vehicles electronically and they have a pair of suspects in custody and abc's david kerley has the latest. david, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, dan. it has been a mystery this rash of car thefts but have seen this video and they're finding an unlocked car and getting in with their laptop and able to
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here just one example. a man carrying a laptop gets into an unlocked grand cherokee and looks like he plugged something into the car and soon the headlights come on, the car backs out and it is gone in less than four minutes. >> we're not sure what it is that they're -- and how they're manipulating the software to be able to get the vehicle to start. >> reporter: police and federal authorities say 100 cars stolen in the houston area transported into mexico. finally police say they caught these two men in their early 20s hack a jeep fiat chrysler vehicle and found blank keys in their house and suggest they have been hacking through the port that technicians use to service vehicles. this another one. jeep's parent company says it's cooperating with the investigation. adds the company takes the security of its customers seriously and incorporates security features in its vikes. this is the same car company that had to come out with a software patch after a couple of
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magazine were able to take stroll of a vehicle. consumer advocates say the government has to set some security standard. >> until the government gets serious about this or until the manufacturers backtrack there's going to be more and more hacking of cars. >> reporter: guy, it's not just houston. they're working with authorities in california, worried about using computers to steal cars. g guys. >> high-tech hot wiring. thank you. the big story this morning really has to be the not sure how high tech but high wattage. the opening ceremonies just hours away. amy is in rio with all the pomp and circumstance surrounding tonight's big events and also the concerns squirrelling around the big games. good morning to you, am yard line. >> reporter: hey, good morning, lara. good morning, everyone, black in new york. it is a beautiful day in rio and expected to be a gorgeous night. day one today is all about the pageantry. an estimated 70,000 people are
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opening ceremony, but there are big concerns now about safety and doping this morning. take a look. the 2016 summer olympics are just a few hours away. but before they kick off here in rio, a controversial ruling from the game's governing body. the international olympic committee telling abc news overnight that while 271 russian athletes are now cleared to compete, 118 have been banned. the decision coming after many thought the nation's entire team known for i would be absent in rio following an alleged statewide doping scandal. this as brazil, the host country, is still working out kinks preparing for the games to begin plagued by incomplete construction at its venues. water crisis, zika fears and protesters and now adding insult to injury, check out these workers using bolt cutters to open the gates to the stadium to tonight's venue after reportedly losing their keys.
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olympic torch ends its 95-day journey worldwide traveling 22,000 miles before making its final leg to maracana stadium to light the cauldron and we can't go without talking about opening ceremonies. leading team usa's 555 athletes, 18-time gold medalist michael phelps picked as the flag bearer in his fifth and possibly final games. rio will ring in the xxxi olympiad with a mix of and brazilian history featuring 6,000 volunteer performers and even a performance from giselle bundchen coming out of retirement to hit the catwalk. working hard to keep up the high standard set by beijing in 2008. and, of course, london's 2012 extravaganza featuring appearances from james bond and
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alphabet game, guys. ioc shot down a request to have them enter in alphabetical as united states which would be smack dab in prime time but we'll use our brazilian name -- [ speaking a foreign language ] we'll show you how they're getting ready in the car showing off another skill set. >> they've been all the rage on social media, right. it's great to see you there. we'll get back to you in just a little bit. we can see it is beautiful there for amy in rio but down south here -- >> a little warmer. 78 degrees down there. not too shabby. temperatures will feel like over 100 degrees and northeast
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yes, also we are looking at the olympic flame in rio. arriving in style. making its way to the stadium where the opening ceremony will kick off tonight. amy is live, she will have all the latest for us coming up. >> such a big day. people will be following this and >> i know i will. donald trump facing tough new poll numbers. one showing hillary clinton up by 15 points as both clinton and president obama ramp up their attacks on trump. and this morning, the south recovering from multiple twisters, a dangerous one tearing down buildings in new orleans. one person there pulled from the rubble. now the southwest facing more threats this morning. also this morning, everyone is talking about the president's daughter sasha obama has a
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coming up. talking about summer jobs in general, who is getting them and who's not? >> what was your -- >> i was a diving coach and lifeguard. >> tennis coach. >> you were? >> made 400 bucks for the whole summer. >> hit a backhand finally. >> when i was 14 my mom made me work at dunkin' donuts. >> made you. >> made me. i gained like 15 pounds that summer and we had serious munchkin wars in the back room. >> dan wins. >> the latest on that jogging murder mystery in new york. police scouring the park where a young woman was killed. her body discovered after she disappeared on a run. investigators are poring over cell phone data looking for clues and abc's linsey davis has the latest. >> reporter: police continue scouring the jogging path where karina vetrano was sexually assaulted and murdered. >> we plan to chop down every weed in that location until we
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evidence. >> reporter: detectives describe what may be a case of stranger rape and they're desperate to find any clues that could lead them to the person that attacked the 30-year-old in broad daylight as she ran a trail just blocks from her home. >> she just never stopped smiling over the course of four years i knew her. >> reporter: pierre tkarina vet found face down in the shoulder high grass >> if he lives in the area he might do it again. >> reporter: dna evidence found at the scene may be their best answer. >> we're hoping to get a dna profile in the next couple of days and hope to get a match. >> reporter: also examining digital evidence and believe her cell phone could provide details. >> they can ping down certain times and places moving along the path and work with the telephone company to narrow it
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feesh. >> reporter: the spokesman has been trying to get the word out saying someone is soliciting money for a memorial fund. they say this is bogus. her funeral is scheduled to take place tomorrow at noon, robin. >> inexcusable to take advantage of that. okay. thank you, linsey. joining us now nancy grace, host of "nancy grace" on hln. always good to get your insight. what sort of evidence are investigators looking for and are discovering right >> well, i think they've got two avenues of evidence, each one equally as strong as the other. first of all as i call it, body forensics. this woman, karina vetrano in exceptional physical shape. she put up the fight of her lifetime. her teeth were broken. she was covered in bruised. she was found face down but let
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she did, there is going to be dna under her fingernails. here's the issue with dna. you can get dna but you've got to have something to match it to. until you have something to match it to, it's no good for you so i'm thinking there may be dna under her nails as well as a condom and wrapper was found nearby. now if there was a random attack do i believe the perpetrator thought ahead to bring a condom? not necessarily but you ignore it. also you've got her cell phone. was there any dna on it? i doubt it. i think the best course of dna is going to be body forensics. second avenue is cell phone. what the police did from our sources is they went out with special stingray equipment from the nypd, i've seen it brought in all across the country from nypd to help with cell phone collection and they automatically pinged her.
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equipment, their specialized equipment from a special nypd unit, that night around 10:00. and i believe that helped them. now, another thing they can do and i've consulted with telecommunication experts on this is call a data dump. what you heard them just saying is they're going to look at cell to youers, translation. they can download all the cell phones being used in that area between 5:00 and 10:00 that night. if the perpendicular had a cell >> they will. >> and as you said, the police are pretty much at this point saying, it was a random act but they can't rule out anything at this point, right, nancy? >> absolutely not and i can tell you that they haven't and that's why they went and talked to the ex-boyfriend. they had broken up two days before this. he had an airtight alibi but other guys may have wanted to
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seen her jogging. she ran between three and five mires at every run practically every day. this is the thing she did with her father. typically he would be with her. why was she targeted this day when he was not there. they're going down that route, people that may have known her. >> hopefully the investigators can put it all together. so good to see you, nancy. take care. investigators are trying to solve another mystery, the mystery behind the devastating home explosion in connecticut. seven people hurt and they're looking for survivors pulling people trapped out of the rubble. what caused this? abc's linzie janis is here with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: the blast lifted the entire home off the ground apparently. dozens of firefighters responded to the scene and saved those people. this is what's left of a two-story connecticut home after it exploded. then collapsed.
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children injured. >> 41 responding. multiple calls for a house explosion. >> reporter: dozens of first responders rushing to the scene digging through the debris at 4:00 in the afternoon to quickly save everyone trapped inside. >> neighbors are reported they believe occupants were on the second floor. >> reporter: those hurt were taken to several area hospitals. >> i've known some of these people since they were little kids and it's us -- i hope everyone is all right. >> reporter: the home's bathroom now in pieces the roof on top of a car. >> the house is not on fire. it's smoking. it completely -- it just crumbled. >> this is very, very catastrophic damage. damage that we don't normally see. >> reporter: this morning the cause of the blast not yet known. the power company and fire marshals investigating the possibility of a gas leak. gas leaks were to blame for this explosion caught on camera in new jersey last year.
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instant. and this explosion in maryland, that destroyed six town homes. three of the children injured in this latest house blast remain in the hospital. again, they're still investigating to find out what caused it. >> i hope they do. >> thank you, linzie, appreciate it. over to lara. thank you so much. coming up on our big board, a big mob bust. what investigators found during a huge arrest. and could it be the end of a click bait. why those grabby but misleading headlines about dogs and their priceless reactions may no longer be on your facebook feed. and the first daughter's new summer job jumping behind the counter. all the details when our experts join us in two minutes on the
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let's get to the first story. a major mob bust. more than 40 members of high-profile crime families arrested in a multistate operation led by the fbi and the nypd and we're joined now by former nypd detective and abc news contributor nick casale. nick, i want to ask you what can you tell us about this bust? why now? why so big. >> well, it was a great bus. law enforcement put a dent in the declining mob and took a couple of good names, they took genovese and it shows that they're still in business and still doing racketeering but everybody is on top of them. it's a good collar. i mean, when you look at the indictment, it reads almost as a mixture between a gangland movie like "casino" or "good fellas"
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mustache pete. >> harpo, stymie. one guy decided to go with brad. let me ask -- >> he's the yuppie of the group. >> he's the yuppie of the group. you talked about the declining mob. and for years that's been the conventional wisdom that it's declining but what are these arrests say about that alleged decline? >> well, you know, they tell us two things, one is the mob is in decline. th organized crime investigations from over 100 to less than 40, so has the nypd. but there are four things you have to remember about the mob, one, they have no problem recruiting people. they still have the ability to corrupt american business, politicians and law enforcement. they're profitable but the key is that they rule by fear. so, you know, the wiseguy is not out of the game. >> all right. they rule by fear which is probably why i shouldn't have
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next, the old bait and click facebook announcing its cracking down on misleading click bait. those sensational headlines seemingly genetically engineered to grab your attention and abc's tech contributor becky worley joins us now. hey, becky. >> good morning. click bait, dan. you know, it's a huge problem for three reasons and, number two, that will leave you speechless. you're seeing the headlines. once you looked under a couch and saw this, i was shocked. misleading, incomplete headlines and take to you sites with questionable information. why is it a problem? 62% of americans getting news from facebook so if a lot of those are a huge waste of time, well, a lot of mistrust and when it comes to news we all know you have to trust the source. >> what are they doing, becky, to fight it now? what's different? >> well, yeah, so you've heard about the feed al ga rhythm. what they used to do, identify
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if a lot clicked back to facebook immediately or they quickly unliked something, it looked suspicious but now facebook telling me they're going to use software analyzing headlines kind of like spam filters, pushing those articles out of use. so, lara, viewers can click more meaningful links and you won't believe what they do next. >> but, beck, would you say some advice for viewers, try to constrain yourself from cli >> you can always cease the source, look at the source and say no. >> becky the techie, your name. >> i like it. the first daughter is spending her daughter outside the white house workiing at a sapp food restaurant. here to talk about millennial, summer job, do they have them.
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natasha, can i take your order? why do you have six dudes with her. >> she's going by natasha on martha's vineyard but there working at nancy's. been around for generations, she has the hat, the uniform but her secret service agents are in tow. 15 years old. not a full summer job, only there a short time and will stop vacation this weekend. her older sister malia had jobs with as an intern on a show that starred halle berry and on a show with lena dunham. >> that's going to be good experience for her an one of the best, most humbling experiences i ever had was working at a restaurant when i was in college. >> very good to do. >> brings you down to earth like
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about that but fewer and fewer millennials are taking summer jobs like this. do you think natasha will change that trend? >> this is getting a lot of attention but in part the jobs aren't there so a few decades ago, '70s and ''80 50% had jobs. now it's down and kids can't pay for college with a summer job job. nick? >> intern at king's county supreme court. >> very fannie, nick. >> how about you, becky? >> i waitressed the breakfast shift at a japanese restaurant. [ speaking a foreign language ] >> oh, that's so good. >> doesn't get any weirder. >> i was thinking about mine. i was a diving coach and lifeguard. after college i went to europe and i was in a diving show and they were like, oh, you'll be the --
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a fire retardant suit and made me jump. job really quick. >> tell me you still have the outfit. >> i do have pictures. coming up in our hot shot time for car pool karaoke, michamike
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answering for rio renditions of car pool karaoke. michael phelps saying check this out and missy franklin saying they answered the call as michael phelps feels country with his rendition of "chicken fried." ? i'm a frickin fried could be a friday night a pair of jeans that fit just rite ? >> turns out they're not the only olympic team that loves to sing. ec u.s. men's basketball team flying to rio and taking on a thousand miles by vanessa carlton. ? i need you hey i miss you ? ? and now i wonder ? >> i don't know if you can tell but carmelo anthony not too impressed found a way to turn off the speakers. maybe he can invest in some
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good morning, we continue to follow the closure of u.s. 41. it remains closed right now from both directions south of bowman road. this is investigation, involving an off- duty detention officer. still working to get more details, but in the meantime, use the sun coast parkway as your alternate. i have been checking it is moving good right now, 73 the average speed there. we'll keep you posted online and on twitter. and we are seeing some construction going on right now near u.s. f. one lynn taken
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yourself extra time. road washing not expected to be completed until wednesday. outside looking good here, i-4 at alexander street up to speed in both directions. captain al, good morning. >> reporter: hey good morning. it is a beautiful friday morning. we came across the courtney campbell causeway, about 800 feet. came veteran's expressway left to right. highway 60 to the right going to the airport. veterans getting waters all the way down through this area here. have a great weekend. it looks like most places a lot of sunshine out there. we focused in on where it is not sunny, in fact raining at this point. a cluster of showers and storms, although this here really kind of parallels the coast and now is headed off to the north. this headed inland and we have
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. big trouble for donald trump, new poll numbers showing the nominee in freefall as the president takes on trump, now hillary clinton taking on trump's family. ? good to be alive ? we've got your insider's guide to the all-star olympics from michael phelps to the top >> hi, i'm simone biles. go, team usa. >> the american athletes going for gold in rio and their inspiring message right here on "gma "gma." ? come and get it ? eyeglass revolution. the new way to get a prescription without leaving your home. it's cheaper and easier but now some optometrists warning it could be dangerous. girls just want to have fun. and life of the party.
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mccarthy and maya rudolph teaming up. and jamie dornan here live as we say -- >> all: good morning, america. ? hey hey hey ? happy, friday, everybody. the x ambassadors are taking over central park playing their hit song, and it is great to have them here with us in the park and it's great to have our "gma" co-anchors, dan harris, paula faris. usually like this. >> i have to say it's a -- >> there you are. >> it's a big relief to have you between us because she picks on me. >> if you only knew what he said off air, if you only knew what he said off air, i love you. see you tomorrow. >> great to see you on a friday morning.
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happy to see this guy, jamie dorn dornan, "fifty shades" fame and lots to talk to him about. >> he has a new movie out. looking forward to that and of course, "fifty shades" and amy is live in rio in brazil. gorgeous day looking great. the breakout stars you have to watch and the fan favorites going for gold. >> keep talking because paula hasn't quite made it -- see, when you wear that dress -- >> news flash, i just simply i need to wear tennis shoes if i do this hustle every day. the big story this morning, a new high for hillary clinton. surging ahead of donald trump and the latest poll by 15 points. nour, trump has been hoping to reset his campaign but faces another distraction after claiming that he saw a video that apparently does not exist and abc's tom llamas has the very latest. hi, tom. >> reporter: paula, good morning. we start with trump and his claims of a, quote, top secret
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payment to iran. but trump's own campaign told abc news, trump was referring to footage he recently saw on fox news. but that video is not of the money transfer, rather of american prisoners released from iran back in january. but listen to what trump said just yesterday. >> and the airplane coming in, and the money coming off, i guess, right? that was given to us, has to be by the iranians. >> reporter: this morning, this tweet from trump, the plane i saw on hostage plane in geneva, switzerland, not the plane carrying 400 million in cash going to iran. nour, it's unclear if trump is acknowledging his mistake but one more hiccup as polls show him in a deep dive still having problems with his own party. >> another gaffe. hillary clinton took aim at trump's children. she was interrupted by animal rights protesters at a campaign event and said trump's kids have, quote, killed a lot of
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new orleans where a tornado ripped across the city tearing a path of destruction. winds up to 80 mys per hour collapsed three buildings and damaged several others. power has now been restored to nearly 30,000 customers. a georgia father arrested for the death of his twin daughters left in a hot car yesterday and faces involuntary manslaughter charges. police are not saying how long his 15-month-old girls were in the car but temperatures were in the 90s. against the zika virus in florida. authorities are saying that aerial spraying has significantly reduced the number of adult mosquitoes. a ten-block area of the miami neighborhood where zika was locally transmitted has now been cleared of that virus. and a terrifying crash to show you in ohio. a state trooper was in the middle of this traffic stop when look at this, an suv plows right into him throwing him into the air. the driver, who had been pulled over, she climbed out of her
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the trooper's injuries were not serious. some frightening moments at this airport near milan, italy, a cargo jet overshot the runway and heavy rain and ended up on this highway and drivers were shocked to see the nose of the plane on the road but no one got injured. if you love late night snacking, raise your hand, it is the nation's first pizza atm. i see your hand. being installed on the cam xavier university in the wonderful city of cincinnati, ohio. all you have to do is choose a pizza on the touch screen. it's going to be cooked in that convection oven just a couple of minutes later. it is served piping hot. a medium pizza will cost about $9. the only caveat if you want it you have to go back to college. i'm there. >> but they're supposed to taste -- they're supposed to taste really good and compared them to the ones baked in the
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i was going to assume the quality was low but -- >> freshman 15. >> oh, yes. >> i will compare pictures with you. >> was that from pizza or beer? >> popeyes? >> and ranch dressing. >> mystery solved. >> yeah, there we go. "pop news." all right, thank you, robin. good morning, everybody. time for "pop news" and maya rudolph is teaming up with melissa mccarthy again, remember "bridesmaids" now a new comedy called "life of the party" rudolph signing on to play her best friend. it's being described as rodney dangerfield's "back to school." shooting set to kick off later this month with an eye toward a premiere date of may 2018 and that mean studios really believe in the movie. >> her husband is really funny. >> yeah. >> great scene between the two of them.
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greatest ever. in "pop news" this morning, kerry washington is gracing the cover of "in style magazine" and revealing where she gets pregnancy support. the emmy nominated actress turns to her boss "scandal" creator and mother of three shonda rhimes for guidance on how to ham motherhood and a busy career and calls on jessica alba who she shares maternity clothing with and their other pals have all been pregnant and pass along this collection of clothing from one expectant mom to another and everybody adding new things as they go. a terrific idea and lots more. in the september issue of "instyle" magazine on september 12th. >> just like us. >> it's funny you use that line. it's like we're mind melding. >> you have to be a household name if you want to get your hands on that box. >> oh, look. no.
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everybody share. i always share your shoes. >> that's right. >> you don't even know sometimes. finally, it happens to the best of us, robin. why i was just saying that. not often to the wealthiest, adele, of course, one of the best-selling recording artists in the world. ten grammys to her name, estimated worth $125 million so no one more surprised than her when her credit card was declined. it happened while she was shopping at h&m in san jose, california. work that day. she swears. she was picking up supplies at sephora and told fans later that night she was mortified then nobody even recognized her but seemingly to out herself, stars really are just like us. >> here's my question. did she not have another credit card or two. >> if she's like me i try to only have one. >> how many credit cards do you usually carry? >> a lot, i best.
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clothes so she's the one that needs. >> bianca is at home going why are you dragging me into this. >> i always get the look when i walk in the door. >> i'm sure you do. here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu," everybody. inside guide to the olympics, top athletes to watch and what they're reviewing as they go for the gold. amy robach is there. then eyeglass revolution investigating the think way to get prescriptions without leaving your home. i love that. and "fifty shades of grey," jamie dornan live in central park and oh, by the way, so are the x ambassadors with a live concert coming up for you on "good morning america." "gma's morning menu" is brought to you by advil, fast, powerful and proven relief that makes pain a distant memory. technology is useful. i just bought a book. and while i was telling you about the book, i downloaded a song. oh, and full disclosure,
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all the fans that are back home watching us, you know, we feel your spirit. we really do. >> that's good to know. back here on "gma" that's u.s. soccer star hope solo thanking teams for support as they face france tomorrow. tonight is all about the opening ceremony. all eyes o athletes going for gold and back to our gold medalist, aim, in brazil. ole, amy. >> ole. there are so many all-stars to rach in rio from the household names to breakout stars gearing up for the biggest performances of their lives. among the 191 returning olympians familiar faces like the most decorated olympic athlete of all final michael
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medals where he'll face off against longtime rival ryan lochte. two incredible champions who might be competing in olympic waters for the last time. >> we bring the best out of each other. we both hate losing. >> reporter: also sure to make waves 19-year-old katie ledecky heavily favored to win three gold medals, the current world record holder in the 400, 800 and 1500 free. talk about squad goals the u.s. women's force to be reckoned with led by simone biles, three-time world all-around champion expected to win gold in five of six events. >> sometimes i hear the crowd che cheering. most of the time your body is on autopilot so types afterwards i'm like did i really just do that. >> reporter: hailing from flint, michigan, claress shields.
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of me. it's about who punches faster. who is smarter, who is stronger because the fighter always stronger doesn't win. i fight women that are stronger than me but they'll never know. >> reporter: look out for trayvon bromell giving usain bolt a run for his money and after taking home the world cup, the ladies of team usa soccer now looking to set a new record as the first team to win the consecutive years. we're joined by espn analyst julie foudy. i'm glad we both wore our rio inspired clothes. >> we look cute. >> and match a little. all eyes on michael phelps. tonight in the opening ceremonies carrying the flag for team usa but also in the pool what do you think we'll see from him this olympics, his last olympics. >> last olympics and really an olympics we didn't think he would be coming into. thought he was done after london. that's the interesting thing,
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some think can he do it at 31? yes, he can. he'll swim this three individual events and a swimmer as we know most decorated olympian of all time, 18 gold medals. numbers are ridiculous but this could be one of his most successful because he's turned around from a dui and now has a kid, went into therapy. he's talked about, look, i feel rejuvenated. >> two women teams. tell us about the basketball and soccer teams. >> usa women's basketball going for its sixth -- get that -- sixth consecutive olympic gold medal and have three stars. sue bird, diana taurasi and tamika catchings and the women's soccer team. you heard from hope and that's a really -- no one for the women's soccer team has ever done the "w" they call it, winning a women's world cup and the next
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>> julie foudy, so much to look forward to. girl power here. i love it. robin, back to you. >> all right, you two. great to see you there. coming up we're investigating the new way to get prescriptions for your glasses without going to the eye doctor. right there at home. come on back. [bell rings] in third grade, i learned... we all make mistakes. but... it's all about how you fix 'em.
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back now with our "gma" investigation, getting a prescription for glasses or contact lenses usually means a trip to the eye doctor but now you may be able to get one with just a laptop. abc's gio benitez investigates. >> let's take a look. >> reporter: this is how most americans get their eyes checked. >> number one or >> with the help of a doctor now one company -- >> welcome to your online eye exam. >> reporter: says adults 18 to 50 can do it themselves. and the company says its online test is reviewed by ophthalmologists who send prescriptions by e-mail in 24 hours or less. >> i came across a patient that asked why can't we do this at home. >> reporter: dr. steven lee created it with aaron dalick. they're thinking about those
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switch up. it looks very, very complicated. but somehow you created a very, very simple system. how does that work. >> the computer is like a digital eye chart. just like you'd see in the doctor's office and the smartphone is remote control. >> reporter: but the concept ignited a firestorm among optometrists. >> this is really foolhardy and really dangerous. >> reporter: dr. anya shaw complained to the fda that it's unsafe for >> it would be analogous of sending a picture of your teeth to a dentist. you're doing one fraction of missing things that could be significant. >> reporter: laws that limit telemedicine have blocked opternative in 2 -- 11 states. >> reporter: we recruited eight volunteers to take their exam then we made appointments for
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with board certified ophthalmologist dr. lisa park to compare the two. out of our eight volunteers three were exact matches to their current prescriptions. three were slightly different but not significant according to dr. park and two didn't get a prescription, instead they were encouraged to see an eye doctor. >> the people who got the prescriptions, they were relatively good ones. anybody who has a risk factor for disease should be screened out and probably not be given a >> reporter: dexter's preskripths was an exact match. but something about his eyes concerned dr. park. >> i'm not telling you have glaucoma. i do think it's something you need to keep on your radar. >> reporter: he has risk factor force glaucoma something that opte opternative may not be able to detect. >> examining the eyes and making
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>> reporter: to doctors who may say this is a dangerous shortcut, what do you say to them. >> for some of those people who are fighting against this technology, they're really trying to block access and block innovation. >> increased access to inferior care is not a better thing. >> reporter: and eye diseases like glaucoma can be treated if caught early which is why experts say it's important to have them checked by an eye doctor. air website recommend users an eye doctor every two years. a comprehensive exam every year for anyone over the age of 40. >> you did this and it worked. >> it worked pretty well. it matched my prescription. >> i guess it depends on the individual. thanks for keeping me company here. everybody is in the park for the x ambassadors. let's go to rob there now. >> robin, what a beautiful day in the park. this crowd is fired up for x ambassadors. it'll be nice here in the northeast where we have some storms that roll across the
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looking good by the afternoon. inland thunderstorms temperatures in the mid and upper 80s. bands of heavier rain with us through the morning, especially along the coast and interior through the afternoon. rain chances today 50%, we are going to bump that up to 60 through tomorrowow. so not the driest of weekends we have had. rain chances high into >> we'll be right back.
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good morning everybody. we are starting off in blocksville, we have a serious crash on cortez boulevard. cortez is blocked right now in both directions just east you can use the sun coast parkway to help you get around that. not too far away we still have u.s. 41 closed in both directions while investigators are working the scene of a shooting involving an off-duty corrections officer, so u.s. 41 closed in both directions just south of bowman road. again the sun coast parkway is your alternate. it is smooth in both directions. looking great across the
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no issues out there. taking 9 minutes from toll booth to toll booth. and also checking your drive across the howard frankland, look at that, how wide open the lanes are right now. less than 9 minutes to get across. pockets of rainfall right along the coast, inland sections my goodness a lot of sunshine. there you see from our river gate tower cam, plenty of sun. this afternoon will feature thunderstorms th triple 80s right now, depending on where you are, less cloud cover and of course, right along the coast manatee, sarasota, look at this rainfall now coming in heavy and hard. we are talking about lightning as well, with this, as everything pushes toward the east. we don't have to wait for this to continue moving east, we are going to make our own thunderstorms east of 75. by 1:00 things will get popping with highs in the mid and up
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chances on the weekend, 60 perhaps 70% and heavier bands through the earlier part of next week.
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? go, go, go big or go home ? gorgeous shots of rio. the olympics opening ceremony is hours away and who is there, amy. she's there for all the action. hello again, amy. >> yes, i am, robin. hello. what team usa will wear at the made by ralph lauren. we've got a nice look. our producer charlie modeled it and i am with an incredible young woman, a sprinter, morolake akinosun who tweeted five years ago something prophetic. in 2016 i will be 22, graduated from a school i have not chosen yet and going to the olympics. she will graduate from the university of texas in december and here she is now at the olympics, congratulations and,
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she can tell the future. maybe you should give us this week's lottery numbers. you made your future. what did you do between the two tweets. >> it's exactly what she said. i cannot tell the future. it wasn't luck. i'm not a fortune teller. it was a goal i set out for myself and wrote that tweet in 2011 with the intention of making it happen going to the olympics and graduating from a university and getting my degree and that's exactly what i did and doing. >> you're feeling in rio. your dreams have been realized but now you're competing. >> i feel great. it's an honor to be here. the pinnacle of all sports and every single athlete that's ever done any sport and wants to be here wants to get to this level so i feel like it's a great honor and so happy my tweet was able to inspire so many people around the world. i've seen so many tweets with five-year plans with things
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whatever they sent out for themselves and important to know talk is cheap and i didn't just write down something and five years later i'm going to the olympics but worked really hard. >> we're so proud of you. go team usa. go morolake. i know you have a special guest of your own. >> i sure do, amy. you can hear the crowd behind me happy to see this guy. "fifty shades of grey" jamie dornan wrapping up the series and is taking on the battlefield now. i know. i know. very good. does this happen to you everywhere you go. >> of course yeah, yeah, this role is very different, something you're proud of. tell us about "anthropoid"?
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pride to kill hydra third in the reich behind hitler. >> like true proper war movie. do you mind if i show a clip. >> you sure can. >> roll them. >> i can use a rope or steel cable to stop it. 30 seconds. 30 seconds would be all we need. >> this needs more than seconds and you have to face it. it will not be my first choice. >> it is our only choice. >> what was it, jamie -- he hasn't even spoken yet. >> no. >> what was it, jamie, so different than your "fifty shades" role, what was it about this you wanted to do? >> i think as an actor you want to mix it up and do stuff that challenges you, you know, you don't want to be typecast and there's definitely a part of it but i just fell in love with the
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i didn't know the story before and i was a big fan of shaun ellis who directed it and just saw a movie he had done a few weeks before and i got sent the script and was so desperate to work with him. >> i'm sure it was nice to step away from "fifty shades." you just wrapped that. all three installments are done. >> we did two and three back-to-back. >> what was it like doing two. >> the right way to do it. good for everyone in terms of keeping up the sort of energy and stuff rather it's a slug making movies, it's -- i mean -- >> a good slog. >> way harder ways to make a living, don't get me wrong but, you know, a lot of energy goes into -- and if you can do two in once, i don't know, i think it makes sense for everyone. do it all and out of there. >> what will you most miss about
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>> go with the wardrobe. >> the wardrobe. definitely, the suits. the suit, yeah. >> the toys, that character -- ooh. i meant like the apartment and -- >> he's got some nice cars and stuff. yeah. >> working with dakota on this got to be sort of -- there was a real comfortableability. >> yeah, that's again what's nice about doing two back-to-back. if you do one movie and then we break for like a year, year and a half and get back together it's kind of -- it's sort of hard in a way for meme to remote separate themselves and get back into character but we have a lot of fun together, dakota is funny and, you know, we've been through this mad sort of journey together and i'm very thankful that i've done it with somebody who is easy to do it with because it could have been a very different experience had we
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>> i hear you all giggling. excited for the next two movies? excited about "anthropoid." "anthropoid," congratulations on all of your success. i know you're very proud of this film and it opens friday, august 12th. jamie, great to see you. >> thank you. thank you very much. >> we'll go to robin. >> they were glued to this monitor watching. big star, big stars on stage, the x ambassadors. you're huge fans what song are you >> "unsteady." >> they played it during warm-ups coming to you in a matter of moments. heading to the beach check out the beach forecast across the northeast. looks terrific. at least today, maybe a shower tomorrow afternoon. look at water temperatures, sweet, into the 70s across the cape and long island and then across, 90s across parts of
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>> all right, we are counting down to the x ambassadors just moments away. robin, back to you. >> we can't wait. we want to tell everybody about this. our olympic athletes are preparing for the biggest moment of their careers and they're competing for gold and glory, opening up about their fear, their hopes right here on "gma." take a look. ? >> to all my fans i want to say thank you very much. >> i can't thank you all enough for having the support and belief in me. >> you guys have stuck with me through thick and thin. >> we're going to do everything we can to fight and scrap and reach the top of the podium. >> i want the gold really the only thing i want to walk away with.
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supporting you, be with me because i'm with you. >> i was the son of an immigrant and told me daily we live in the greatest country on earth and i truly believe that. >> the gold i something that you want to tell you kids for years and years after this. >> if i go out and do my best to make you proud that's the best feeling i could ever ask for. >> go, team usa. >> i believe in greatness. >> i believe in team
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taught you ? ? sneakers creatures sneaking leaving ? ? my grandma had a beeper beeping always fighting don't believe him he be out there beeping ? ? and yeah he be beeping ? ? he just got a new job so he could get the sdwlars for a retro car ? ? now he living large he even took my bike and sold it ? ? hey hey hey ? ? i'm nothing but a low life thinking about my own life ? ? i can't help myself from falling ? ? can't help myself from falling i'm nothing but a low life ?
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fight ? ? but after it all i'm still just a low life ? ? i'm still just a low life nothing but a low life ? ? i can't help myself from falling i can't help myself from falling ? ? still just a low life i'm nothing but a low life ? ? i'm trying to fight the good old fight but after it all i'm still just a low life ? >> hey, a$ap ferg. jamie n commons. thank you, new york. ? >> holla. "gma's" summer concert series is presented by king's hawaiian.
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. we are back with x ambassadors. stan and casey harris and adam levin. we'll chat with them before we hear another song. welcome to "good morning america." >> thanks for having us. >> i thought this was cool. your song will be the theme for espn's upcoming college football season >> that's right. that's right. >> very cool. >> you're hearing it for the first time here. >> that is so awesome. >> thanks for letting us announce a fierce audience. what's that like. >> we got in good with the sports world early on with the song called "jungle" with did with jamie n commons and hoping to keep that rolling with "collider." >> i believe it's rolling. "renegades." we know the saw. cannot stop singing it. hear it everywhere but your new song "unsteady" is also terrific. tell us a little bit -- tell us a little about that song, the
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>> a crowd favorite, a fan favorite. a song about trying to keep it together, you know, specifically a family trying to keep it together, under a lot of stress and pressure and sometimes you just, you need something to hold on to. you got to hold on to each other, you know, everyone feels a little un-teddy sometimes. >> i love that. >> yeah. >> that is a great message and we're lucky enough to hear it right now. you guys ready? >> all right. the x ambassadors, "unsteady."
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'cause i'm a little unsteady ? a little unsteady hold hold on hold on to me ? ? 'cause i'm a little unsteady a little unsteady ? >> put your hands up. hey sclchl skwlm ? mama come here approach appear ? ? daddy i'm alone 'cause this house don't feel like home ? ? if you love me
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? whoa if you love me don't let go ? ? hold hold on hold on to me 'cause i'm a little unsteady ? ? a little unsteady hold hold on hold on to me ? ? 'cause i'm a little unsteady a little unsteady ? ? mother i know that you're tired of being alone ? ? dad i know you're trying to fight when you feel like flying ?
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go ? ? no no if you love me don't let go ? >> put your hands up one more time. ? hold hold on hold on to me 'cause i'm a little unsteady ? ? a little unsteady hold hold on hold on to me ? ? 'cause i'm a little unsteady a little unsteady ? ? hold hold on hold on to me
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unsteady ?
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yes, play us into the weekend, "renegades." please stay with us. or you can watch our livestream, guys. thank you, amazing. take it away, have a great weekend. ? >> come on!
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good morning everybody. we have an update on a crash in brooksville, cortez boulevard at barclay avenue. that road back open now. they just opened the eastbound lanes and delays went away very quickly once they opened that road back up. u.s. 41 still closed in both directions just south of bowman due to an investigation that is going on right now involving a shooting, involving two off-duty correctional officers. we'll have more on that coming up in just a few minutes. in the meantime, while 41 is closed use the sun coast parkway moving just fine right now in both directions. let's take a look outside. i-4 i, 4, looks good. weather cams look good
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good at that. looks nice although a few clouds that will continue to see the buildings. heading to the afternoon with thunderstorms. we typically get to this time of year, a weather pattern setting up here. we had this yesterday the heaviest of rain south of bradenton. taking 75 north or south the end of today temperatures climbing back up the mid to upper 80s around night. big rains coming up we's talk
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a shooting involving an off- duty detention deputy. u.s. 41 shut down for much of the a coke truck has something to do with the incident. it slammed up against a pickup truck along the highway. we have shared the live stream on facebook so you can follow along as we do. we have crews on the scene, they are getting new details on this case. we'll keep you posted and bring you updates throughout the morning on abcactionnews. this is in a fairly remote area. not a lot of alternate routes?

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