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good morning, america. breaking news, a 25-year-old fitness instructor and government contractor charged with leaking a top secret nsa document about russia to the media. the first leaker arrested under president trump. this as fired fbi director james comey prepares to testify about his conversations with the president. breaking new details about the london terrorists. the brand-new images, one of them working in the subway known to authorities for years. did british police drop the ball? and this morning, the incredible new surveillance video, the restaurant manager fighting off the attackers saving himself and his customers. harvard dropping the hammer. the university now revoking admissions for ten incoming freshmen over what they posted online. the incredibly offensive messages now changing their futures and an important alert about your kid
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media. abc news exclusive. the president's sons speak out. don jr. and eric on the russia investigation. >> reads and smells like a witch-hunt. >> their father's tweets, the family business. >> we don't talk about activities of the business. >> and their new project. >> are you trying to make money off the politics? >> only on "gma" this morning. and good morning, america. there is a lot going on this tuesday morning. including we just learned moments ago from the british police the identity of the third atta attacker saturday night. brian ross will have more. >> the president's sons are speaking out in our exclusive right here on "good morning america." >> and they really opened up about everything. not only today's headlines but even what they think about their sister ivanka in the white house. can't wait to hear their opinion. we begin with the first arrested under president trump for leaking.
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it was about russia's interference in the election and david wright starts us off. >> reporter: good morning, george. that's right. this is the first criminal case against an alleged leaker to be brought under president trump, a president who has complained bitterly about leaks. she is a 25-year-old part-time yoga teacher with an unusual name, the trade craft not exactly james bond, more like a nancy drew mystery. the united states of america versus reality leigh winner, part-time fitness instructor in augusta, georgia, now facing the possibility of serious prison time. winner is accused of leaking this top secret national security agency document providing the most detailed account yet of russian efforts to hack the november election. >> my client's being used as a scapegoat for what could be considered a political agenda. >> reporter: winner's lawyer says after six years in the military the 25-year-old who speaks pashtun and
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hired in february by pluribus international corporation. on may 5th a report was leaked detailing a 2016 cyberattack where russian military intelligence on a u.s. voting software supply company and local elections officials. there's no evidence of this influencing the outcome of the presidential race, but it does come on the heels of trump's announcement that he'll punish leakers inside the federal government government with harsh penalties. >> we're going to find the leakers. they're going to pay a big price for leaking. >> reporter: the intercept and onlinus organization that published the material insists that the document came to them anonymously. that they had no knowledge of the identity of the source. they simply asked the nsa if the document is for real. officials say they could tell by the visible creases that it was a printout so they checked and found only six employees had printed out that particular document.
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in contact with the news outlet. according to the fbi affidavit, that is reality winner. >> this is amateur hour for not only the leaker but the news organization reporter and then the reporter compromised the source and that document as far as where it came from. >> reporter: well, the fbi showed up at her house hours after the intercept published the documents and officials say that she confessed although her lawyer takes issue with that. she's being charged under the espionage act and could face up to ten years in prison. >> serious, serious. thanks very much. now to those developments in the london terror attack. earlier this morning a moment of silence was held across the uk for the victims and we are now learning new details about the men who carried out the deadly attack. one of them was well known to authorities for his extremist views and abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross is here with the latest on that. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, amy. police this morning have identified a third attacker, a moroccan from italy who also was
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sympathizer. adding to questions police are facing this morning of whether they dropped the ball and failed to keep tabs on people they knew as potential threats. it was just last year that 27-year-old khuram butt was featured in a documentary aired on channel 4 in london about a group that openly campaigns for strict islamic sharia law. here praying before the black flag of islam. the attacker is detained by police and accuses the officers of discrimination. >> because he's white and he's english, question go but all of us that were just praying, we have to stay. >> reporter: counterterror experts say the members of his group have a deep hatred for non-muslims. >> they see they as less than human, stabbing them, running them over like they're dogs is not so difficult, easier to imagine how someone could end up doing that. >> reporter: british authorities say in 2015, they opened an investigation of khuram butt who briefly worked for the british transit servic
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so on saturday night as he and his two followers marched on the street to kill, authorities were no longer keeping tabs on him. this newly released security camera footage shows the dramatic moments as a restaurant manager fought off two of the knife-wielding attackers. watch as the manager rushes people inside, barricading the door with the attackers trying to force their way inside. the manager slams the door and the attackers move on. >> we always ask ourselves should we have known could this have been prevented? >> reporter: a second attacker has been identified as rasheed redouane of libyan or moroccan descent not known to police before. >> this spate of attacks shows what the uk and europe more broadly are up against with all of the individuals who are radicalized and prepared to carry out this type of attack at least inspired by isis. >> reporter: the third attacker identified this morning, his name is
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to authorities because he tried to go to syria to join isis. >> all right, and then a lot of people are asking what about extremists who are living here in the united states on the radar known to authorities? >> reporter: well, the fbi says it has active investigations in all 50 states, but a lot fewer people who are considered active threats than in great britain. they have 23,000 people they're trying to keep tabs on. >> wow, all right, brian, thank you. >> complicated problem right there. president trump is facing new fallout from his tweets targeting london's mayor over the terror attack and his other tweets about the travel ban. they could cripple the ban as it heads to the supreme court. the president trying to move his agenda forward focusing on infrastructure and talk health care and taxes with congressional leaders today and now know he will not use executive privilege to block fired fbi director james comey from testifying on capitol hill thursday. we'll start there with our chief white house correspondent jon karl and, jon, the white house didn't have much of a claim to executive privilege on this, but what else are they doing to counter comey's testimony on thursday which could be very
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grand strategy here to respond to comey. it certainly isn't obvious, george. for all the talk of setting up a war room here at the white house, we've heard for weeks now a war room to respond to the russia allegations, the russia investigation, nothing has been set up yet. the last time comey testified, the president sat down with a close circle of his top aides and watched it on television in the personal dining room right off the oval office where he has installed a big screen tv. i suspect that the response to this will probably come largely through the president's twitter feed although i do think you will see tough questions for comey from republicans, the biggest one, george, if there was any sense that the investigation was being hibnderd why did he not resign. >> the tweets on the travel ban creating a lot of consternation among government lawyers and a lot of supreme court experts now say what the president did there could really cripple his attempt to get the travel ban through the supreme court.
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>> reporter: absolutely. you are hearing from some of the president's closest allies, real concern about his twitter feed, especially on the legal issues. the most interesting concern comes from george conway, a supporter of the president and happen to be kellyanne conway's husband and went on twitter saying the point cannot be stressed enough that tweets on legal matters seriously undermine the administration agenda and the president. he says the point needs to be reinforced by those who support the president and, george, he says virtually every lawyer in the white house counsel's office and political appointees at the justice department agree with him. i don't think that that is incorrect. >> real struggle with the department of justice. the president facing resistance inside the foreign service. >> reporter: yeah, this is the second time in two days. this is now the latest the number two official at the u.s. embassy i
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veteran of foreign service has resigned. he said in good faith he could not deliver the message to the chinese that the u.s. had decided to drop out of the paris climate agreement. so he has resigned. this comes after we heard from the acting ambassador in great britain praising the mayor of london at the very time that the president was attacking the mayor of london. so something of a revolt in the foreign service. >> o. jon karl, thanks very much. amy. >> all right, george, the president's sons are speaking out exclusively to abc news. donald jr. and eric trump sat down with tom yat. we ha we have a preview of what was said. it was about the tweets criticizing the mayor of london. >> every time he puts something out there he gets criticized by the media all day every day and guess what, two weeks later he's proven to be right. it happened again and we keep appeasing it and keep saying it's going to be great. we'll hold fast and we'll keep calm and carry on.
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maybe we have to keep calm and do something. i think that's what he's trying to say because he's been proven right every time. this is a recurring theme. we're attacked but rather than the mayor of london attacking maybe he should do something to fix the problem rather than just sit there and pretend there isn't one. i think that's an important message. >> you think the mayor of london is at fault. >> that's not what i said. i think it's time for the people to act and do something more proactive than what's going on and that's what people have to do. we can't pretend it's not a problem. >> we're going to have much who are on our exclusive interview with president trump's son in our next half hour. >> let's talk about it with matthew dowd. and, matt, the subject of the president's tweets, you saw donald j donald jr. and they're continuing to inflict self-inflicted wounds on the white house. >> i'll mention two cartoon characters to make a point here. first, the famous comic streep
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enemy and he is us. he keeps inflicting wounds on his own self. it's as if he's wile e. coyote and instead of design might it's twitter causing damage to himself in the course of this. if a guy is pointing a gun at your own leg and then shoots himself in his leg. this has done nothing but make it harder for donald trump to accomplish anything he wants to accomplish in his presidency. >> the white house team knows it. the president's allies on capitol hill know it. you've had several people speak out and say we know we have to get it under control and seem absolutely unable to do it. >> there's a bit of a fiction, george, i think that's arisen. this idea all these people are giving donald trump this great advice and he's ignoring it. there is no fundamental evidence that's happening. all along they said he would change then on inauguration he would change and then after the state of the union. donald trump is fundamentally not going to change and the
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persons' advice he takes is his own self. i don't think that will change. >> the argument you guys are making too much of these tweets. that's just social media. watch what he does instead. i guess the easy counter to that is these are statements from the president. don't just call them tweets but presidential statements. >> well, yeah, i have two response, first what you say is we should consider every tweet from the hand of the president as a white house announcement. it is about policy. it's about international relations, so, therefore, it's the words of the president of the united states. just as if he put out a statement. the second thing is they throughout the campaign and throughout the presidency said social media is the way he was going to communicate so if that's the way he's communicating we should take it seriously. >> matt dowd, thanks very much. amy. turning now to bill cosby in court. he arrived for the first day of his trial with his tv daughter by his side. abc's linsey davis is outside the courtroom in pennsylvania where she spoke exclusively with quiche that knight
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standing by her tv dad. >> reporter: good morning. she has said all along that the allegations simply don't reflect the bill cosby she has known. she was inside the court yesterday. so were several of bill cosby's accusers, one took the witness stand and the cross-examination was brutal. right at bill cosby's side, keshia knight pulliam who played the youngest daughter rudy on "the cosby show." >> i like you daddy. >> it's really important to be here to show my support for mr. cosby. at the end of the day it's the jury's job to discern the truth. >> reporter: cosby was very engaged and attentive in court. often facing the jury during opening arguments. prosecutors say this case is about trust, betrayal and the inability to consent. while the defense argues that andrea constand, the former temple university employee, who says cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her has changed her story multiple times pointing out that after initial
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detectives she never reached out to cosby after the 2004 incident phone logs indicate she called him 53 times. cosby says the encounter was consensual and while the 79-year-old has been accused by more than 50 women of drugging and/or sexual misconduct jurors will only hear from two accusers in the case. on monday a former assistant to cosby's agent cried as she painstakingly testified that in 1996 cosby made her take a pill that she said made her feel like she was under water before sexually assaulting her. cosby's attorney pounced drawing attention to multiple inconsistency this her story and claimed she had selective amnesia. the prosecution's first witness today is a forensic toxicologist. now, based on the prosecution's opening statement they're likely to testify that the symptoms that andrea constand experienced after taking the pills that bill cosby gave her were consistent
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>> all right, linsey, thanks so much. let's bring in chief legal analyst dan abrams. dan, andrea constand may testify as early as today but as we just heard in linsey's report that other accuser took the stand yesterday. how important was she in this case? >> she's critical because, look, we know the potential problems with andrea constand's testimony which is it took her a while to report it. there are inconsistencies in her story, it happened a long time ago, et cetera. if the jurors believe the other woman they look at andrea constand's testimony in a completely different way. if they believe her then everything andrea constand says may ring true. everything andrea constand says may be viewed through giving her the benefit of the doubt. without that, it's just andrea constand on her own and whether she's jurors believe her or not. >> we heard in lynn so's report the defense pounced on that other witness.
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>> it's always risky, right, when you have someone this tears on the witness stand talking about what she says happened to her and a horrible experience, it's always risky but they have to. the defense had to go after her and they had to go after her hard here. >> you have said that this is a tough case for the prosecution to prove. you still believe that. >> it's still a really tough case. it's the amount of time that's passed and potential credibility issues with key witnesses. and it's the fact again that they have to prove it beyond a reasonable doubt but don't forget we're talking about a case where bill cosby could die in prison. >> he's 79. >> i think sometimes we forget the stakes here when talking about this case. >> all right, dan abrams, thanks so much. >> all right, you guys, we have new details now about a brave rescue that was caught on camera in illinois. watch as this car slowly drives through a red light about ten miles per hour down the wrong side of the road. the driver suffered a seizure and that's when a good samaritan came running from his truck. he jumped through the passenger
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window, grabs the wheel and stops the car. that driver is now recovering and, of course, as grateful one man was selfless enough to take the risk to save him before he crashed. it was going about ten miles per hour. the driver risked his life to jump in. he knew he was having a seizure because his arms were by his chest. >> thank goodness he was going that slow. >> absolutely. ginger has storm damage in the southeast. >> yes, this pitt county, north carolina, tornado was 1 of 50 reports. look at this damage out of charlotte. they lived in their house for 20 plus years and now that moisture bringing storms and heavy rain, more than 5 inches in parts of florida. it's going to keep doing that which is great for florida, but flash flooding is a potential especially atlanta.
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life's as big as you make it. i was there throughout the campaign. we have no dealings in russia. we have no projects in russia. we have nothing to do with russia. >> welcome back to "gma." that is the president's son eric speaking out in an abc news exclusive about his father's campaign and russia, of course, that investigation under way. that man right there, former fbi director james comey set to testify on thursday. we know the president will not invoke executive privilege to stop him and more with the trump sons coming up. also right now, president trump is trying to change focus here at home and make progress on his domestic agenda meeting with republican members of congress to talk health care and tax cuts. a question for everybody. are you ready for some football? seems like it just stopped but hank williams jr. is
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perform that famous song on monday night football and led it for nearly 30 years but it was dropped after he made controversial comments about president obama but now he's back performing the song with two country stars who they have not revealed yet. >> that is coming up in a little bit here. right now we go to more from donald jr. and eric trump. they did it with tom llamas and he's back. >> the trump brand has always been a trump brand and five-star hotels. don and eric have a new idea and it came directly from campaigning across the country. if this looks familiar, the trumps and their helicopter. >> this looks familiar. >> good to see you. >> reporter: it's because eric and brother don are back campaigning. this time for new business. >> well, we used to always joke, hey, we're going to get him elected so w
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quiet because he is a tough boss. >> reporter: don yan and eric say they're the bosses and working on a new project, budget friend hi-ho tells called american idea in trump country. >> this is real america and to be able to go in there and cater to them as well i think that's a beautiful thing. >> i mean, trust me between eric, myself, we've stayed in every one of these hotels and every market in the country and saw there was a void missing. >> what do you think critics may say america idea, are you trying to make money off the politics. >> it has nothing to do with politics. we're trying to make money off a hotel brand we feel there's an underserved market to. i think more companies could probably do better by being a little more patriotic. >> reporter: as for their father. >> i don't have to do this. they won't discuss it with me. >> reporter: eric says they do discuss bottom line issues about the company with their father including profit reports. >> we don't talk about the activities. we don't talk about what we're
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we don't -- we just don't mix -- >> by showing him profit report, that doesn't blur the lines. >> it doesn't blur the lines. you're allowed to show that and the president of the united states has zero conflicts of interest. zero. >> reporter: the announcement of their new affordable hotel line comes as their father faces maybe the biggest week of his presidency. james comey will testify on capitol hill. are you going to watch? >> yeah, sure. absolutely. >> reporter: both sons describe the investigation into russian collusion with the trump campaign as an effort to undermine their father's presidency. >> it's the greatest hoax of all time. i was there throughout the campaign. we have no dealings in russia. we have no projects in russia. we have nothing to do with russia. >> i mean, to me it's without a question it smells like a witch-hunt. >> reporter: the day before president trump fired james comey, don and eric met with fbi agents in new york to discuss an attempted cyberattack on
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trump organization. >> obviously as a company in america we're susceptible like so many others to potential cyberattacks and so, you know, that was the extent of what i can actually talk about. >> reporter: did you ever discuss you met with the fbi. >> no, we did not. >> reporter: was the russia investigation ever discussed? >> no. no. it was totally separate topic. totally separate topic, tom. >> the next day after that meeting your father fires james comey as head of the fbi. >> yeah. >> did you discuss that initial meeting with your father? >> no, it had nothing to do with the subject. it had nothing to do with the subject. >> i understand but did you ever discuss with your father -- >> no. >> -- meeting with these fbi agents. >> i did not. >> reporter: his sons question if he has the best people working for him. are you satisfied with the team he has around him right now? >> you know, i am. but the immediate team but i do think there's plenty in d.c., probably plenty still in the white house, plenty of holdovers, you know, that aren't necessarily working in his best
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actively working against him. >> i think without question. >> the west wing is still a family business in one regard. what do you think about jared and ivanka in washington? do you think they're enjoying their time there, regret going there. >> listen, i think they're doing what needs to be done just like my father did. he didn't need this job. he chose to do it. >> reporter: the president splitting with ivanka over the paris climate accord. >> there is no trump whisperer. he listens to everyone. he'll formulate his own mind in do you ever wish he would have tapped you to go to the white house? >> you know, i think -- i think in terms of personality ivanka is probably the right person to be there. >> reporter: although the sons stayed back this trump tower they're still the first ones to defend their family on full display when kathy griffin came out with that disturbing image of the president decapitated. >> naturally i was pretty disgusted. everyone who is watching right now saw what happened. they saw my father's response, they saw the first lady's response about her son and how
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they saw my response. i don't think we've ever been so measured perhaps on a relative basis. i don't think we did anything inappropriate but then to run and claim victimhood she deserves everything coming to her. >> don tells me he is not ruling out a possible run for office in the future. i asked if it would be new york city mayor, the governorship, capitol hill. he says he can see himself running for governor someday. eric has more pressing matters. they are expecting their first son due in september. george. >> tom, as you pointed out, the president still profits from the trump organization even though he's not controlling it anymore and there's a controversy over whether a president can actually profit from foreign governments, whether it's a violation of the constitution. a report out, the saudis spend about $270,000 at the trump hotel. >> we just confirmed it and a statement from the trump organization, they tell us in accordance with our foreign patronage policy we intend to donate the profits of this transaction at the end of the calendar year. >> one thing they say they'll donate the for
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they're not policing it. only if it's reported somewhere else that they'll donate the profits. >> it would be impossible because so many people from different foreign countries use their hotels and can't check every guest. >> working its way through the courts now, thank you very much. coming up, harvard revoking ten students' admissions over what they posted online. an important parenting alert next.
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only the best and brightest. but this morning, the dark side of an online student chat room started by some incoming freshmen has caused administrators to revoke their admissions. the university's own paper reports a group of ten students accepted to the class of 2021 and meeting on the college's official facebook page created an alternative page full of memes containing provocative and derogatory images and captions. the content too offensive to show with r-rated memes poking fun at topics like the holocaust, sexual assault and targeting ethnic groups. one allegedly calling the fictional hanging of a mexican child, pinata time. "the crimson" reporting incoming students who wanted to join the chat had to post something offensive in another group dedicated to mostly light-hearted memes. wyatt hurt is one of the newly admitted freshmen. >> i haven't
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on people saying this was the wrong thing to go. it's definitely reassuring that as harvard as a society stand by the moral values that we were built on. >> reporter: harvard admissions even posting on the class of 2021's facebook group description that they have the right to withdraw an offer of admission if an admitted student engages in behavior that brings into question his or her honesty, maturity or moral character. now, we do have to tell you many here including students at harvard support the school's decision to revoke those admissions, but some proponents of free speech are criticizing the school for punishing those on the chat room who posted what they did on their own time. amy. >> all right, adrienne, thank you. let's bring in senior legal correspondent sunny hostin and no question, harvard has the right to rescind these admissions, correct. >> absolutely, i mean, we just heard under their admission policy it clearly says that they reserve the right to withdraw that offer
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maturity or moral character. and that brings into question the moral character of these kids. >> right, but what about the free speech argument? >> that is the argument, listen, they have every right to have posted this, to have said what they said, but harvard also has the right to impose consequences on what they said. that is just the law. they can say whatever they want but they have to suffer the consequences. >> you're a mother. i'm a mother. you start to think, oh, no, what do you say to your kids about what's appropriate and how much do you monitor this? >> i often tell my son, once you press send, it is out there. you have no control. people -- you may think it's a private conversation, people can screen shot it. they can use it. and if you think about it, 350 admissions officers were surveyed. 35% of them say they use social media as a tool for acceptance. they look at everything. employers look at everything. i showed my son this last night and he said, oh, my goodness. they're now not going to harvard. they now are not going
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>> or good luck with getting into any school cwith that on their history. these are also people looking for jobs, we've got some of our kids have been in social media their whole lives and don't realize the impact this will have. >> employers look at it. if you are already employed your employer can fire you for something like this. they can prevent you from being employed for something like this. we really need to get back to a time of civility and need to be careful what we're posting and putting out there in social media literacy should be taught. michael, over to you. >> coming up on our big board, the 8-year-old soccer player who says she was disqualified because people thought she looked like a boy. now superstars coming to her defense and we'll talk about that when we come back in two minutes. i was always "the girl with psoriasis." people don't stare anymore. i never joined in. that wasn't fair to any of us. i was covered.
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minute. hold on. >> okay. >> first a major announcement from apple. the tech giant unveiling its first new product in years, the homepod which is a voice activated smart speaker going toe-to-toe with the echo and google home. becky worley joins now to talk about it. demand for smart speakers is through the roof right now. 36 million americans are going to use these device as cording to e-marketers this year. what do you think about this apple device? is it magical or is it eh? >> magical or e mechlt. the $64,000 question, michael. in this case the price tag makes its the $349 question. homepod will be available in december. in is in that home assistant category that you said is exploding and probably lives in your kitchen and has siri built in so can answer questions like what's the weather going to be like? but the number one request of these assistants so far is play a song.
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higher quality speaker than those that come with google home or amazon's echo. maybe the audio quality is the magic they're going for here. >> worth double the price? >> yeah, you know, the thing about this, remember, it's not about the product, it's not necessarily for all the other guys about the profit they're making on the profit. it's about the ecosystem. what's the end game for each of the tech giants. amazon's goal, frictionless shopping. consumers buy 10% more when they own an echo. google's business, advertising, more voice searches, more searches mean more money. apple, though, they're a hardware company and need a profit on this hardware and an entertainment so this is for the audiophiles. michelle obama was saying that she was showing up in their developer's conference and will be at the apple conference. a pretty good gig
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flotus gig. >> thanks very much. now we'll bring in diane. you have the story of a young soccer star, disqualified from a tournament because of the way she looks. here's what she said about it. >> said it's only because the looks that like when they look at me they think i'm a boy but i'm really not. >> now, diane, mili and her family presented that insurance card that showed she was a girl. apparently he didn't believe it. it must have been heart break for her. >> her dad said cry add as soon as she received this news. this is tough to take as anybody but for her team. the team out of this during the finals. but her dad said he talked to her about it and she loves soccer more than anything. the very next day she was out on the field playing again. >> wow. kick the whole team out sounds so unfair. on top of that but they had a lot of soccer stars who came to her defense? she has big
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back. abby wambach not only tweeted about it but sent her a really beautiful video message. >> hey, mili hernandez, i've heard the news and all i can say is that your courage and your bravery is going to help that next kid that's put in a similar situation. you can do anything you want to do and you can be anything you want to be. guess what, you can look like whatever you need to look like to do it. >> good for her right there. i'm kind of mystified. how did the organizers explain this. >> they haven't. as far as we've seen the family has done tons of interviews and the organization that made this call has not objection complained other than the team can appeal so now they're leaving it at that but, you know, she's not only hearing from abby wambach but mia hamm as well who also tweeted about this saying we would love to host you at one of our camps. so she may not have gotten to play in the finals but she'll get to play with armie hammer
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team has the option to appeal this decision so this probably won't be the last we'll hear about it. >> diane, thanks very much. parenting alert. where should your infant sleep at night? a new study might help babies, mom and dad fall asleep better. coming up, "gma's" spread the hope brought to you by subaru. love, it's what makes a subaru a subaru. ♪ ♪ (vo) you can pass down a subaru forester. (dad) she's all yours. (vo) but you get to keep the memories. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. flea bites can mean misery for your cat. vantage®i monthly topical kills fleas through contact.
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>> anchor: good morning, washington! i'm melanie hastings. here is a check of your stop stories. happening right now, a crater in the middle of allen town road in camp springs. all this because a fire hydrant burst yesterday afternoon flood ing the road. it's been 17 hours since that happened and crews still have a lot of work to do. right now, only one lane is getting by in each direction. caught on camera, a thief stealing landscaping equipment in broad daylight. the man seen stealing a leaf blower from a pickup truck friday afternoon. he returned shortly after, apparently hoping to steal more. the thieves and his getaway driver still at large. if you have information contact dc police. we have a beautiful day on the way. here is veronica johnson. >> reporter: well, waste no
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get out an enjoy. you'll remember today, one of the best days out of the work week. getting up to around 80 degrees. less humid, the fog burning off. tomorrow, trackinging a few rain showers, a chance also on thursday. not going to get -- not having to deal with big storms. the storms could return back next week with the higher heath. 85 on saturday, 90 on sunday. heat wave early part of next week. l we are following a lot of gridlock. especially on the interstates trying to get to the capital beltway. we have a problem on the southeast southwest freeway, near the 11th street bridge, that crash will tie up your westbound drive. traffic land cameras, it is stop and go. on interstate 95 in virginia passing the prince william parkway, those delays all the way to woodbridge and springfield. capital beltway delays, the earlier crash at university boulevard on the inner loop. 2 lanes were blocked. gridlock on the inner loop
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. overnight 25-year-old fits in instructary and intelligence contractor charged with leaking top secret information about russia and the election. she's the first leaker arrested under president trump. all as fired fbi director james comey prepares to testify and the president faces new fallout over his tweets about the travel ban and the terror attacks in the uk. ♪ wake me up parenting alert. new study this morning on the struggle every parent faces, how to get your baby to sleep through the night. should infants cry it out by themselves or should they sleep in their parent's rooms. bye-bye, ba-boom guy. was he here for the right reasons. >> or was one of the most controversial contestants in "the bachelorette" history all doing it for tv. >> a big d
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in one of the craziest fights in prime time. >> you win, lucas. wa-boom. >> what happened here? as things get a little down and dirty. ♪ talk to me baby summer kitchen sos. mario batali to the rescue. he'll take an ingredient in your kitchen and make a great snack in under a minute. he's here to say -- >> good morning, america. good morning, america. happy tuesday. a special treat with mario batali in. >> i know, you got to love that. also another big treat. one of the funniest yen in hollywood here. kevin hart. >> you think he's funny. we think he's funny. but do his kids think he's funny? that is the big question. wait till you hear what he has to say a
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>> lucas is telling all. one of the most controversial bachelorette contestants ever. he's here live and will talk about it all and whether he was really on the show for the right reasons. >> kind of gripping for you last night, wasn't it, michael? >> george, don't throw me under the bus over my tv viewing habits. >> amy has the news first. the big story, the first criminal charge in a leak investigation under president trump, 25-year-old nsa contractor whose name is reality winner is charged with sharing classified information about russian hacking with the media. winner is accused of paying a top secret document to an online publication called "the intercept." the site published that report about a diabeteser attack by russian intelligence targeting a u.s. voting software company before the election. her attorney says the administration is using winner now as a scapegoat. breaking news from overseas, american backed rebels in syria have launched their long await the offensive to
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city of raqqa from i.c.e. that is considered the terror group's capital and civilians are being told to evacuate. there are new details about the suspected london bridge attackers. the alleged ringleader, 27-year-old butt bu, a british citizen of pakistani descent. in 2015 british authorities concluded he was not a threat and we confirmed that butt took a job working for the london subway system last year. the second and third attackers were not known to them, they say. one claimed to be from north africa, the other believed to be an italian national of moroccan descent. president trump is facing new fallout. one distraction ahead of his meeting today with congressional leaders. our chief white house correspondent jonathan karl has all the latest. jon, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, amy. it is republican congressional lead that's are coming to the white house later today and republicans only, they are trying to jump-start the
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after congress has been on recess for two weeks. there are a series of distractions including, of course, the president's feud with the mayor of london, but, of course, the biggest distraction of all the coming testimony of james comey before the senate intelligence committee. perhaps the most anticipated senate hearing in more than a generation. the white house says the president will not invoke or attempt to invoke executive privilege and will allow comey to testify without challenge. amy. >> all right, jon karl, we appreciate it. president trump's oldest son is coming to his father's defense over that feud with london's mayor. donald trump jr. and his brother eric sat down for an exclusive interview with abc's tom llamas. don jr. said his father is being criticized for urging the mayor to take action. >> this is a recurring theme and we're attacked. maybe rather than the many mayor of london attacking maybe he should do something to fix the problem rather than just sit there and pretend there isn't one. >> both sons say they wi
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comey testifies and they say allegations that the campaign colluded with russia amount to the greatest hoax of all time. and finally on a much, much lighter note there is no stopping a bear who wants to play the piano. one homeowner in colorado certainly learned that. take a look for yourselves. ♪ yep, the bear tried to tickle the ivories after breaking into a house to tale food. police already came up with a pun so i didn't have to. they describe the chords as unbearable and said the tune was equally grizzly. so punnc colorado police officers. >> very gentle bear. >> yeah, he lifted up his chest as a performer. >> that's right. >> how about some "pop news." >> yes, indeed. good morning, everybody. [ applause ] good morning to you, time now for "pop news" and we're going from show business to a serious business degree. a well-known hollywood actress heading to harvard.
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harvard business school's entertainment management program which runs for a year and focuses on branding. the actress shared a photo of her nameplate on instagram and says, i'm so thankful and excited to be at harvard's business school with so many brilliant people. some other hollywood harvard students include l.l. cool j., tyra banks and channing tatum. good luck to katie. also in "pop news" this morning, an auction out of los angeles has some unbelievable hollywood memorabilia going up on the block including marilyn monroe's first ever signed contract with twentieth century fox signed in 1946 by norma jean doherty. six-month deal for $125 a week. >> i love that. >> that's going up for sale and other cool items. "star wars" fan, the original light sabre that mark hamill used in the very first "star wars" movie, the actual
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scenes, 1977, also being auctioned off by one of the movie's original producers. the high estimate is $250,000 but insiders believe it could go for much higher than that. also from the first "star wars" darth vader's helmet is being sold and how about this, charlie bucket's shiny golden ticket from the iconic gene wilder version of "charlie and the chocolate factory" expected to sell for up to $60,000. all of these items have been collected by the profiles in history auction house. that auction starts june 26th. i mean i wish i could have listed all of it. it was amazing. who knows where they get it from but fun to look at. check that out. finally, summer is here, guys. time to get fit so we say why not get a paw from an old trainer. this burmese mountain dog making sure his owner
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resistance and no dogging it for this guy and that is "pop news." >> that's "pop news." [ applause ] >> parenting alert. are your infants better off sleeping alone? dr. ashton here with that. one of the most controversial contestants in bachelorette history, lucas. we'll hear what he says about his elimination and his famous catchphrase. ♪ ♪ i wish you were here.
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study about getting your baby to sleep through the night. something every parent wants and the scene from "nine months" you can see something key to its findings. the baby is sleeping in his own room. that's exactly what the study said is the right thing to did and our senior medical contributor dr. jennifer ashton is here. welcome, doc. >> thank you, sir. >> you know, doc -- give it up for doc, everybody. [ applause ] this goes against american academy of period
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against everything they recommend. >> exactly but with this story there's really a story behind the story. so this was a study down out of penn state and did find babies under a year of age slept longer duration up to about 49, 50 minutes longer if they were placed in their own room. now, the story behind the story really has to do with three other issues which are not hearing people talk about and they're really important. number one, the issue of breast-feeding. number two the issue of reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome or sids and establishes early and good healthy sleep patterns which we know is important because poor sleep has a link to obesity so that's why the controversy started, michael, the american academy of pediatrics was looking at ways to reduce sid, way to increase breast-feeding and their studies came to different conclusions, some of which were not what we call evidence based. so, look, i think controversy and science and medicine is a good thing. i think
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question and challenge each other and this is a perfect example of that. >> you mentioned breast feeding and sids. what are the key sleeping issues when it comes to those. >> sids is a real issue and affects over 3,000 babies in this country every year. we don't totally understand what causes it but do know there are certain important sleeping behaviors that parents need to be aware of in terms of reducing the risk, number one, babies should never sleep on soft surfaces or in the same bed as their parents. they can be smothered, crushed. should be put to sleep on their back. back to sleep. that's the way to remind even though our mothers will say i put you on your tummy. they need to go to sleep on their back and no soft pillows or blankets in the vicinity. that is really, really important. whether or not they have a reduced rick of sids sleeping in the same room or by themself, the verdict is still out. >> a lot of parents, okay, i want to bond with my child. what about bonding? >> listen, you know, i don't think bonding follows a floor plan and
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here, you know, in other parts of the world we don't have the luxury of having a different room for every person in the family, right? the entire family is sleeping in the same room and oftentimes the same bed so i think it's important, you know, parents have to figure out what works for them. i had two children, one slept alone in their own room from 11 weeks of age, one just got out of the bed around 14, 15. i think by college most people are able to sleep by themselves, what went on in yours. >> 14 or 15 years old? we're going to have to do another study just on you. >> you know what, i think everyone has their own opinion whether or not you're breast-feeding or not, i mean, parents need their rest, parents need to bond also. but i don't think whether your child sleep as lone or with you is going to make or break the whole bonding. what did you guys do? my oldest daughter i would sleep in the bed and she had her crib next and i would have my hand through the crib the whole
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>> that's a big hand. >> yes. and then when why son was in the crib by himself, the twins had their own room and it was like, ok okay, put them down and daddy is going to bed. it worked out. they're all great kids but i would never sleep with them in the bed with me. i felt afraid to roll over. >> i think we need a lot more data to tease out these issues about breast-feeding sids, obesity, sleep quality because the babies in this study slept longer it doesn't mean they necessarily slept better. >> yeah. >> doc, thank you so much. >> i'm going back to sleep. >> 14 or 15, huh. i can't get that out of my mind. all right. thank you to dr. jennifer ashton. everybody, coming up, the bachelorette star everybody is talking about, lucas, he is here live. to the doctor's office, just for a shot. but why go back there, when you can stay home... bachelorette star everybody is talking about, lucas, he is here live. strong chemo can put you at risk of serious infection, which could lead to hospitalizations. in a key study, neulasta reduced the risk of infection from 17% to 1%...
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- cloudy & cooler tomorrow - fantastic friday - 90s sunday through early next week today: partly to mostly sunny. less humid. breezy. highs: 77-80 winds: nw 5-15 mph tonight: increasing clouds. isolated showers. lows: 56-60 winds: n 5-10 mph wednesday: mostly cloudy to overcast. cooler. isolated showers, especially early. highs: 66-69 winds: ne 5-10+ mph all right, now to our bachelorette exclusive. lucas yancey is here after he and his rival were both sent packing on a dramatic rose ceremony. we'll hear from him in a moment but first a look at his journey. he started things off with a bang or as he puts it. >> whaboom! >> bachelor nation saying good-bye to one of
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controversial contestants ever. lucas yancey, not receiving a rose from bachelorette rachel lindsay. >> thank you. >> whaboom out. >> not having the easiest time ruffling the feathers of other contestants. >> whaboom! >> that's the crazy one. >> lucas is not here to find a wife. lucas is here to be on television. >> reporter: tension rising in the house. even escalating to a war of words with fellow contestant blake after they were sent home a fight like we've never seen on "the bachelorette." >> if you weren't here i would have had a chance to get to know rachel. because you were too busy whabooming and making a joke i'm going home. >> i can be funny. >> no. >> you don't known what funny looks like. >> reporter: although he said so long to rachel it wasn't without leaving a lasting, yep, you guessed it -- >> whaboom! >> well, here he is.
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interview. i feel like you probably get to it. how did the whole whaboom thing come about? >> you mean whaboom. that? >> yes. thank you. >> well, you know, lara, to be honest i've been whabooming since the womb, you know, since it really popped out. >> yeah. >> and just, you know, ever since then i've just been kind of doing it. >> yeah, and you did it a lot on the show. >> i did it on the show. >> when you found out you were not getting that rose you were being eliminated -- all i can here in my ear is you whaboom flag to get on that we have a big whaboom coming out. >> fantastic. >> it's all about the whaboom. >> i love it. >> it's going to be awesome. >> do you think the whabooming, did that contribute to your not still being on the show? and were you surprised when you were eliminated. >> you know, i was surprised that i was eliminated because i felt that we had
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connection. rachel and i. and, you know, there's more to me than just the -- you know, whaboom. there's a heart and soul and a lot of depth to my personality. >> what did you think about the fact that both you and your rival blake were eliminated the same night? >> you know, it actually made me feel better to be honest. kind of load off my back because i think he should have got eliminated and i should have stayed but it is what it is and i think rachel under that pressure with demario, all that drama, you know, on top of the drama that like and i had, i would have done the same thing. i don't want this drama like get rid of these guys. >> were you there to find love? did you go into this really hoping to find a match? >> you know, i go into everything trying to find whatever it is that's there. so with rachel, i would say that like you know if the love is there, if the connection is there in any
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like it can happen. so i gave her a chance. i'm sizing her up as much as she's sizing me up and giving it all my cards and she's showing me her cards so it's like if we match, great. and we had great chemistry. >> so you felt like you were a match. >> i did feel like we had honestly we had a really good connection like mentally, per personality was great. she was just really funny, great sense of humor, i mean like we had that going. but i can't say that we probably had that, you know, that oomph. that whaboomness. >> i knew you were going there. >> i'm going to admit to that. >> all right. one word, any guess who it will be? >> i think it's going to be josiah. i think it's going to be josiah. >> you heard it here first. nice to meet you. thanks for coming in. check out another episode of "the bachelorette." will it be josiah monday night 8:00, 7:00 central. kevin hart is with us. don't go anywhere.
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>> anchor: good morning, washington! i'm melanie hastings. here is a check of your stop stories. authorities are trying to figure out what led to a shooting that killed 2 people in montgomery village. police tell us they got a call about gun shots on gallery court when they responded they found a car with the windows blown out and 2 victims inside. this week, we're getting you prepared for dc pride. abc 7 and news channel 8 are proud sponsors of this year's parade. we'll carry it for you live on news channel 8 and stream it on wgla.com. you can catch all the festivit ies starting at 4:30 p.m. on saturday and sunday , we are also airing the march on news channel 8 from 11- 2:00 p.m. looks look like we have great weather for our tuesday.
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>> reporter: well, waste no time. get out an enjoy. you'll remember today, one of the best days out of the work week. getting up to around 80 degrees. it will turn less humid, the fog burning off. tomorrow, tracking a few rain showers, a chance also on thursday. not going to get -- not having to deal with big storms. the storms could return back week with the higher heath. 85 on saturday, 90 on sunday. heat wave early part of next week. >> reporter: one lane gets by each direction at camp springs on allen town road between the suitland parkway and branch avenue for the emergency water main repairs. a lot of red, dealing with a crash on dc295, and on the trafficland cameras this is a live look at the capital beltway , near interstate 66. a crash near the express lanes on the outer loop. back up to speed on 50, headed into river dale your crash
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let's get it, america. ♪ 24 karat magic in the air all right. welcome back to "gma," everybody. and we have a great audience here this morning. [ cheers and applause ] but what happens when we're not up here? take a look. some kids tried to take over. >> ah. >> that is aidan and reese and i hear they did such a great job. got the laugh. >> that laugh again. >> but i heard they did such a great job that a few of us may not be here tomorrow. also this morning, we've got one of the funniest hardest working men in hollywood here. he was the highest paid comedian last year andow
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to his resume with a new book. everyone, please welcome the one, the only kevin hart. [ cheers and applause ] >> hello, hello. how are you? >> mwah. >> so good to see you again. [ cheers and applause ] >> how are you? >> i'm good. >> hello, hello. hello. oh, man. >> hey, first of all -- >> y'all about to have these kids interview me? i didn't know where you were going. what's up, man? >> welcome to the show. congratulations, man, you have a baby on the way. >> i do. i do. yes. my boys can still swim, yeah, yeah. still got something in there. >> we got you a little something, man. from us at "gma." >> this is for
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>> the baby. >> all right, just checking. >> once he's able to talk, we gotta too. >> my first interview will be on "gma." >> he's talking and still wearing this, something happened. that baby is a genius. >> this is going to be your third baby. >> yeah, man. >> are you ready to have a baby right now. >> no, absolutely not. no. i tried to actually tell her, like -- i kept buying dogs, i held off for a long time. every time she brought a baby up i just showed up with a dog. what about this dog. want the dog? so eventually she was like, no like i want to have a kid and i was like, but i got two kids. we married. my kids are your kids and she's like they grown. i want new ones. talk about my kids like they're used cars. all right. no, i get it. you're absolutely right. i want to have a baby so we decided to have a baby. we actually planned it. >> that's great. that's great. >> i don't know you i did that. i did that.
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>> di write a book. i wrote a good book. >> i know. [ cheers and applause ] >> yeah, yeah. yeah. >> it is getting incredible praise. i'll read one. many quotes here. before reading this book i was an unemployed loser sleeping on my pom's couch. now i'm living the life of my dreams all thanks to kevin hart written by kevin hart, professional athlete. all the other praise comes from kevin hart somewhat funny comedian. kevin hart award winning arc and kevin hart life coach and ladies man. >> those are different versions of myself that gave the book the -- gave the book the just dues it deserves. >> how did you get him to write the blurbs. >> i'm good at going third person on my book. kevin thinks this is genius. >> that's good. on a more serious note, you actually dedicate this book to your mom. >> yes, i do. >> she passed several years ago. she hasn't wabl to see you become the highest paid comedian in the wo
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what would she have made of this. >> she wasn't able to see it physically, spiritually i do believe my mother is very much still present. that's my angel, i think that there's been a lot of moments in my life after my mom has passed where i was faced with adversity or, you know, faced with a door that seemed like it wasn't going to slam in my face able to make it through those moments because of a smile i knew i had over me. i always felt protected so this book is dedicated to her for major reasons. i'm the man i am today because of my mom. i am very much a hard worker and adamant about accomplishing goals that i set because i was taught to not start anything you didn't finish. you know, i don't get to be this sexy without my mom. you know, these are things -- these are things that you got to love her for. you know. >> you grew up in a tough enablenabl neighborhood and it was thanks to her you stayed on the straight and
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you could think of. you know what it was like, like it's a difference because now, you know, parents, we're not the same when it comes to being physical with kids. you know, i think social media has changed everything. like i went to punch my son in the chest and i saw people looking and i -- i just gave him a hug. i just gave him a hug. i love you, boy. give me a hug. y'all got that right. y'all got me saying love on those cameras, right? but back then they didn't have that. so, you know, my mom wouldn't hesitate to knock my head off, whatever, whatever she could find. i remember my mom threw a cup at the back of my head and it hit me and she was like do something again, it's going to be a bigger cup. but that -- that cup was too much. but now you can't do the same, man, but she was very serious about just keeping me on the straight and narrow, man. >> he did a great job. >> she did an amazing job. >> and you're keeping us on the trait and narrow. if you want to read the
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introduction. >> you have to. >> you have to read the introduction. there are three words you must know. >> here's why, okay, and when you read the book because i know you all will, you need to know these three words. what, huh and okay. because when you read the book a lot of times you only go, what, like because you won't believe i said what i said and then you go, huh? and then you're going to have to accept it and go, okay. and then you'll keep going so like it's -- it's the breakdown. i the breakdown of the book. >> one of the stories you share is about accepting an award at a swim team dinner. >> yes. >> in high school and was that the beginning of your road as a comedian. >> this is -- that was the first moment where i got to see that i can -- i can perform. i swam pretty much all through my young life. i think from the age of 9 through the end of high school i was on the swim team. swim team is called pr, philadelphia department of
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about it. did very well. nobody even knew i was on the swim team because i wasn't good. all these other kids were overachie overachievers. junior olympic trial, olympic trial, amazing. at this banquet this is where everybody got to get their awards, graduating. i got a participant award which is basically like let's just throw kev something, i get the award and everybody has speeches. i wrote no speech. and i got up and i just talked about my lack of commitment to the team and how much i underachieved and i apologized. bringing the team down, it's been me all these years that's held us back. i was like, and the parents are laughing, my mom actually laughing like i saw my mom laughing but that's the first time that i really like just went off the cuff and i was like, this is a spotlight. this is what i enjoy and i didn't know the definition of a comedian or how to go about i
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first inkling i found in myself i could do it. >> when you decided to become a comedian, some tough rooms you had to perform in. what is the craziest thing to happen to you? >> by far atlantic city. a guy threw a buffalo wing at me and hit me. buffalo wing. saucy buffalo wing, hit me right in the cheek, a little bit of the sauce got in my eye, i cried a little bit and tried to be a man about it. who threw it because i'm a man about mine. the guy stood up he was big. i just want us as people to get along. i just got off the stage. >> we saw the peacemaker right there. is this true, i heard in dwayne johnson runs for president, you're going to challenge him? >> just out of spite, yes. yes. just -- >> what about -- >> i don't want to do anything next to him. i think he would look stupid in one of those. i would do it just out of spite to put a dent in his campaign. >> bec
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coming out. he was always pranking you on set. >> d.j. plays way too much, man. i don't like animals. we were in hawaii in the jungle and he just kept like -- they had centipedes all over the place, you get bit by one, it's over like they're not poisonous but in my mind it's over. so nobody would see them. i don't know why -- i'm the only one kept seeing them, centipede, i kept on spotting them so like the prop guy hgs to come and get them out of there. i was like you don't got to kill them just throw them on the other side of the island. they're like this big and they bite you. they bite you. leave a nasty scar so he started getting spiders because a lot of scenes we got to tart off laying down in the jungle because the guys would do the stunt, we go to pick up where they end like we did it and laying on the ground and he put something in my ear and they were
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so -- put something -- action and he start doing it. i'm like, centipede in my ear! hey. like that's him laughing. that's him laughing. i'm like centipede in my ear. >> yeah. >> you're successful for a reason. the walk in a room and the room brightens up. >> dag gone right. >> i couldn't even make that up. >> i like how you did. that's a life lesson, okay. people, this book is absolutely amazing. i put my blood, sweat and tears into it. i'm big on information. i think that we all could use it because we could all be kesful. dag gone it, get it. >> you like to refer to yourself in third person. read yourself out. >> well, you know what, let me tell you something about kevin's book, i can't make this up. it is out right now, okay. you go get it. why? because at the end of the day information is valuable and here's what i provide. i provide that on a very high
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lymphoma staff. >> dr. degennaro, thanks so much. everything we gathered going to ourhumid - nice! - cloudy & cooler tomorrow - fantastic friday - 90s sunday through early next week today: partly to mostly sunny. less humid. breezy. highs: 77-80 winds: nw 5-15 mph tonight: increasing clouds. isolated showers. lows: 56-60 winds: n 5-10 mph all right, michael, i'll write my message. we'll head up to you. >> write one for me as well. we are here now with former dallas police chief and abc contributor david brown who played such a huge role in bringing the country together after that tragic attack on police officers last summer in dallas and now he has a new memoir out called and it is called "called to rise." welcome, chief bruin. >> good morning. >> how are you. >> i'm fine. how are you? >> i'm doing great. >> you were a sophomore in college when you decided to go into law enforcement. what brought that on? >> so,
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then my senior year i'm about to graduate college and the crack cocaine epidemic hit my old neighbor, this is 1983. and i am so restless about wanting to do something to help my neighborhood after the disappointment of my father. i quit school and put in an application for the police department to get hired and my first beat was my old neighborhood. >> really. >> yes, yes. >> why was your father disappointed? >> well, he had negative experiences with the police. he was born in the 1940s and so he lived throughout the '60s and wanted me to help the family by graduating college, getting a decent job and getting into corporate america and i was very stubborn. i insisted on giving back to the community and my mother just looked at me and said you just be safe. >> once you joined the police department you rose through the ranks pretty fast. what do you attribute your rise to. >> i had a passion for the
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proud of where i come from and i always wanted to really show that the community was the most important thing and really the community policing aspects of it was something that as i rose through the ranks i was able to do on a more broader basis. >> you were a beacon of hope for the nation when you lost the officers in the sniper attack in dallas and through this entire thing, there was so much of an uproar but you remained soy calm. how were you able to remain so calm in the middle of that big storm? >> i drew on my experiences and my faith to be able to communicate to five grieving families, encourage the cops to continue in this noble profession and speak as well to the community members because that's where i'm from and so there was no can conflict with expressing to protesters, put down a protest sign, put in an application because that's what i did and there's no conflict with me in holding officers accountable because a
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sensitive to the community and it's a seamless navigation for me where it may be difficult for others but i have such a passion for the community it just works for me. >> one way you really helped the community, you were innovative in the fact you went and talked to the kids. you started when they were young. why did you make that approach or take that approach. >> in sixth grade i was part of the busing desegregation and a young white kid invited me home to dinner named mike shillenberg. changed my world view of race. because the adults were all, you know, in conflict over integration and desegregation and sixth graders understood that our intimate authentic relationships with one another can overcome the challenges of race. >> i tell you what, thank you for coming in and discussing it. thank you for writing this book. and it is "called to rise." it hits book stores this morning. chief brown, everybody, we'll be right back.
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day to help those with aids in sub-saharan africa. restaurant partners all over the united states and you can help in june. >> so generous with your time. let's get to it. >> everything here is red as you see. we have three audience members go and pick red things out of our pantry and make dishes. come on in. >> come on in here. >> now, your mission if you accept is you're going to make snacks out of each thing they chose. >> watermelon. tomatoes and strawberries and start with watermelon. >> what did you choose, watermelon. >> watermelon. >> i got a blender and lime juice and just like so, a little bit of jalapeno. a lot of salt just like that. >> jalapeno and scallions. >> less than a minute to get that done. >> yes, and delicious. >> and, ladies and gentlemen. >> voila. >> you have a
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just like that. take a shot, young lady. tell me what you think. >> all right, mario, let's move on to strawberries. >> strawberry, easy, all you take is balsamic vinegar and cut them up, drizzle it. what. balsamic vinegar, salad dressing, what's going on, toss, toss, toss. take a little bit of either sour cream or mascarpone on top. black pepper. 30 seconds. tomatoes, we've got green tomatoes and red. cut them up, make them into a caprese, extra virgin olive oil and some basil and there you have it, ladies and gentlemen. the reddish. eat red, save lives. >> eat red, save lives.
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big thanks to mario batali. eat red, save lives. right? >> do it right now. have a great tuesday, everyone. >> anchor: good morning, washington! i'm melanie hastings. here is a check of your stop stories. authorities are trying to figure out what led to a shooting that killed 2 people in
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village. police tell us they got a call without gun shots on gallery court when they responded they found a car with the windows blown out and 2 victims inside. happening now, a accurateer in the middle of allen town road in camp springs, all this because a fire hydrant burst yesterday afternoon flooding the road. crews of a lot of work to do. only one lane is getting by in each direction. we have sunshine and warm temperatures today. here is veronica johnson with your forecast. >> reporter: well, waste no time. get out an enjoy. you'll remember today, one of the best days out of the work week. getting up to around 80 degrees. it will turn less humid, the fog burning off. tomorrow, tracking a few rain showers, a chance also on thursday. not going to get -- not having to deal with big storms. the storms could return next week with the higher heat. 85 on saturday, 90 on sunday. heat wave early part of next week.
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