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good morning america. and breaking overnight a huge break in the case of that mansion murder mystery. this man identified as the suspect in the brutal killing of that family near the vice president's residence. authorities searching the suspect's home overnight. how pizza crust helped police crack the case. the massive manhunt for the killer right now. new overnight, state of emergency declared. disturbing new images from that oil spill. beaches shut down. investigators still trying to figure out what caused it. security breach a frightening scene at l.a.x. a man tased after running through the security checkpoint. the suspect making it just feet from the. stunned passengers watching in shock.
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♪ ♪ and end of an era. david letterman takes the stage one last night. >> it's beginning to look like i'm not going to get "the tonight show". >> a star-studded send-off from presidents to rock stars to dave's son. all there to honor the late night legend after his 33-year run. >> thank you and good night. [ cheers and applause ] and we do say good morning, america. 33 years, 6,028 shows. a lot of laughs. what a career for david letterman. so nice to see his wife and his son there last night. his son even brought a friend along with him. >> he sure did. >> what about that all-star top ten list? steve martin, jerry seinfeld julia louis-dreyfus. pitch perfect farewell. >> we'll talk about it more
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later. breaking news a suspect has been named in that mansion murder mystery. police hunting for this man right here in the murder of three members of a family and their housekeeper. abc's ryan smith is in washington with the latest. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning, robin. overnight police searching for a suspect on the run connected, they say, to four murders happening inside that home just one week ago and the key piece of evidence leading them to the suspect, a pizza crust. overnight authorities searching the suburban maryland home of 34-year-old daron dylon wint, going through trash and removing bags of evidence. they identify him as a key suspect in the brutal quadruple slaying and arson attack of businessman savopoulos his wife amy and their 10-year-old son and housekeeper, vera figueroa. he was identified by dna after a
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leftover domino's pizza ordered before the fire. abc spoke with a relative who said he was troubled. >> he's very hostile. he's arrogant. he doesn't listen. >> reporter: as we spoke to her police arriving at her door. >> the police want me to get off the phone. >> reporter: that pizza reportedly bearing wint's dna, now a major clue into what may have happened inside that upscale d.c. home. a siege apparently lasting hours. domino's delivering at 9 p.m. the night before the fire. the next morning starting at 7:00 a.m. police reports obtained by "the washington post" reveal savopoulos made a flurry of calls including to his bank and his accountant ending just over an hour before the blaze erupted. abc news also learning from a source familiar with the case that same morning, an assistant of savopoulos dropped $40,000 in cash by the house while the victims were apparently held captive inside. figueroa's husband speaking out telling abc news exclusively
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that he became alarmed when his wife didn't come home. >> i didn't hear from her and every time i call the phone it was just going straight to the voice mail. >> reporter: the morning of the fire actually going to the savopoulos home to find his wife knocking on the door ringing the bell but before he could get close enough to see inside savopoulos called him saying i'm sorry because i didn't call you last night, vera told me to call you she has to stay with my wife. >> reporter: he said he would call back so the housekeeper's husband goes home waiting for a call that never came. the suspect wint has a long list of petty crimes but in this case he's being charged with the ultimate crime, murder one. >> thanks very much. we turn to that oil spill in california. the governor declared a state of emergency as crews worked to clean up two slicks spreading nine miles each. kendis gibson brings us the latest. good morning, kendis. >> reporter: good morning,
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george. and i got to tell you workers spent much of the last 24 hours cleaning up this beach that i'm walking on right now. but everywhere you go you see oil still on this beach. take a look at this guy right here. just covered in the black stuff. we were out at sea yesterday for miles and there were big chunks of oil, as well. this is going to take a massive cleanup effort. overnight the governor of california declaring a state of emergency in santa barbara as disturbing new images show the growing impact of the major oil spill off the coast. volunteers collecting hundreds of bucks of oil from this beach, yet, hardly making a dent. what's it like seeing something like this in your own backyard? >> worst nightmare. >> reporter: the oil spewing for our hours from a busted 24-inch inch pipeline before being shut down the cause still under investigation. >> they were shut down some of the pumps were a couple times due to mechanical issues and we had mechanics working on the line at that time.
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>> reporter: up to 105,000 gallons may have leaked out of the pipeline. >> we're all working to ensure everything is being done possible to clean up the spill. >> reporter: coast guard reporting there are two nearly nine---long oil slicks along the coastline. two popular southern california beaches are closed indefinitely campers forced to evacuate. officials facing a 24/7 cleanup effort that could take weeks. the oil now moving towards the most populous beaches near santa barbara and a hot line set up for people financially impacted. >> thank you. now to that scary scene at los angeles international airport. a passenger who blew through a security checkpoint tased by an officer right in front of families waiting to board planes. the suspect making it all the way to the gate and abc's mara schiavocampo has that story for us. >> reporter: this cell phone video captures police tasing a
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man just feet away from gate 66 at l.a.x. as stunned passengers look on in shock. i'm told as he attempted to go through, he was stopped by a tsa officer and he was not cooperative. >> reporter: shawn diamond waiting for his flight witnessed it all. >> i heard a man screaming and yelling. i turned around there was a un forred officer following a man yelling at the man to stop. the man refused. plainclothes officer showed up. they tasered him in the back. >> reporter: hollywood actor verne troyer shot this video of the suspect in what appears to be his initial encounter with police. the suspect slaps the officer and runs off. a moment later he is stopped again. >> stop stop! >> reporter: but ignores the officer and continues walking towards the gate. >> stop now!
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>> reporter: just steps from the gate where an alaska airways flight ready for takeoff police stop him once and for all. >> he had a strange smile on his face the entire time. >> reporter: now that man was a ticketed passenger. 'currently at the hospital being treated for hi injuries. once out he will be booked and could be charged with failing to go through screening and obstructing a police officer. george. >> okay mara thanks very much. we turn to a state department employee under arrest charged with hacking the women's college e-mail seeking to blackmailing them called tex torsion and pierre thomas is tracking the case. >> reporter: good morning. state department employee michael ford is accused of targeting the e-mail accounts of 250 people. it appears mostly college women. in at least two cases he was allegedly able to hack the accounts of young women and steal photographs of them in various states of undress. according to prosecutors. the extortion began.
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one victim identified as jane doe received avenue startling e-mail allegedly from ford. attached was a photo in a compromising position. the writer said i found you. what do you think? he demanded she record videos of other girls and that if she did not he was going to release the compromising photos of her online. george if true a terrible case. >> sure is. real sick. okay pierre thanks very much. >> downright scary. now the latest on that massive recall. nearly 34 million air bags that could potentially explode about one in seven drivers affected and still looking for answers this morning waiting to learn if their car is at risk. abc's david kerley has the latest from washington. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, robin. as people start their commute they may not know whether the air bag in their steering wheel is part of the recall or passenger area because the government doesn't even have the numbers yet. air bag maker takata doubled the recall but whose car is
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recalled? >> if i go to i can't even find out if my car is part of this. >> it takes a while. we have to get it on line and make sure the parts will be available. >> reporter: the government is still waiting for carmakers to hand over numbers, which need them replaced to avoid the possibility that an air bag's explosive canister fractures into sh regards and shrapnel that killed five in the u.s. takata admits one out of every 160 recalled inflaters has shattered. the danger is real but the big unknown whether these replacement air bags will be safer than the recalled ones in the long term. >> if you can, get a replacement that will be safer than what you've got. nhtsa will be making sure to see that one is in your car that is safe for the time you have your vehicle. >> reporter: so the government hopes to have all those numbers on its website by early next week. how do you find your v.i.n.
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number? we'll show you. it's on the dash right underneath the windshield here. there are 17 letters and numbers. write them down much enter them into the system like i say early next week find out if your car is part of this now expanded recall. >> david, thanks so much. now to the secret life of osama bin laden. a treasure trove of documents taken the night he was killed has just been released by the cia and shed new light on what he was thinking reading and writing in his final days. our chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz in washington with all the details. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. this is a fascinating window into bin laden's years in hiding. years filled with trying to plot attacks on america while at the same time reading best-selling books about the u.s. efforts to hunt him down. the newly released documents collected from the bin laden compound by s.e.a.l. team 6 during the deadly raid in 2011. to one of his lieutenants he wrote "we have to focus on killing and fighting the
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american people." but the al qaeda lieutenants knew the u.s. was always watching. "we should be careful not to send big secrets by e-mail even encrypted" they wrote. drone, another big concern. you should change houses only on cloudy days. and to his wife who was traveling to join bin laden from iran he warned she must leave all of her belongings behind before joining him. some chips have been lately developed for eavesdropping, so small it is possible to implant a chip in some of the belongings. he even told her to have a filling replaced if it was less than a year old in case a transmitter had been hidden in her teeth. one of the more stunning documents, a job application for those seeking to join al qaeda. asking about hobbies, special skills and instructions to write legibly and then this, do you wish to execute a suicide
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operation? who should we contact in case you become a martyr? address and phone number please. and bin laden's bookshelf filled with english language books including bob woodward's "obama's wars" and "the 9/11 report." this is just a small part of what was taken at the compound but administration offs say they are working to declarify many more documents, george. >> boy, that will be something. okay martha thanks very much. amy off today. dan harris has today's other top stories. you've got breaking news in the fight against isis. >> i do good morning, everybody. isis fighters have seized control of another strategic city, paullmyra dates back 2,000 years and mounting concern isis fighters will destroy those antiquities as they have in iraq. back in this country another police officer has been shot and killed in the line of duty. this one especially tragic he died in a shootout with a suspect one day before she was
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scheduled to go on maternity leave. she is the tenth law enforcement officer to be killed by gunfire in america this year. con nag gras will pay a record fine of $11 million in connection with a salmonella outbreak traced to peanut butter. they pled guilty to shipping peter pan peanut tainted that got 600 people sick. it equates to what they make in the span much 90 minutes. surveillance cameras capturing these masked men ambushing a jewelry dealer grabbing his gems and unleashing a plume of pepper spray but the jeweler fights back. that's him in the light-colored shirt and manages to unmask and unshirt one of the attackers and gets all of the jewels back. and finally here a case study in how not to behave for men at a wedding. check out this slo-mo video of a guy and girlfriend at the reception when somebody throws her the bouquet.
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he says his catlike reflexes otherwise known as abject terror kick in as he swats it away. his girlfriend who was initially annoyed has come to think that the whole affair was, in fact funny and if you believe that you have never been in a relationship before. >> that's true. >> i assure you of that. >> notice the different reaction. men are laughing hysterically. we're like. women going, hmm. >> i'm feeling bad for the guy. >> you're feeling bad for the guy? >> for being such a jerk, yes. and having it exposed on national television. >> yeah. >> okay nice save, nice save, george. >> i thought he was feeling bad just for getting busted. >> catlike reflex well done dan. in other funny news last night we said good-bye to a legend david letterman signing off for the last time after more than 30 years on late night tv and, boy, was it a star-studded
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celebration. ♪ overnight, the end of an era. the longest running late night show host ever taking the stage one last time. >> it's beginning to look like i'm not going to get "the tonight show." >> i don't think. >> reporter: letterman getting a supersize star-studded sendoff including presidential trib buts. >> our long national nightmare is over. letterman is retiring. >> you're just kidding, right? >> reporter: of course one last top ten list. >> dave did you know that you wear the same cologne as moammar gadhafi? >> i'm just glad your show is being given to another white guy. >> thanks for letting me take part in another hugely disappointing series finale. [ cheers and applause ] >> thanks for finally proving men can be funny.
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>> dave i'll never have the money i owe you. >> oh, no. >> the notoriously private personality giving viewers a peek inside his home. >> high school prom. tell me this how come justin bieber crashes a high school prom. it's cool. when i do it it's creepy. >> that's what we do. 33 years. >> reporter: and turning the spotlight on his family in the audience for the final show. >> thank you for being my family. i love you both and really nothing else matters, does it? [ cheers and applause ] and before the dzhokharry wanted me to introduce his buddy tommy roboto. tommy, right there. there's tommy. go get 'em, tommy. >> reporter: summing up his legacy as only he could. >> the people who watch the show there's nothing i can do to ever repay you, thank you for everything you've given me
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everything. and thank you again. >> reporter: and with his favorite band the foo fighters there to play him off. ♪ >> reporter: one final farewell from a late night legend. >> who for the last time on a television program, thank you and good night. [ cheers and applause ] >> wow, the end of an era. >> funny but heart felt. >> i was just asking have you guys ever brian williams on? guests? >> yes and you're scared out of your wits but he's so great. >> you are very cold. very cold studio. >> he has a warm heart. >> tommy had a great time. >> very sweet. >> he wasn't scared. >> ginger you got this tornado behind you. >> yes, one of 26 severe storm reports. we've got it here you can see the video in tennessee. that is not what we're concerned about, it's the flash flooding in texas. you can see what it's doing in
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>> good morning i'm tamala edwards, 7:26 may 21, let's head over to romg roj and take -- karen rogers and take a look at traffic. >> reporter: things are standings still on the pennsylvania turnpike westbound. trash truck fire blocking all
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lanes, 3 1/2 mile backup at this point even though traffic is getting by. use 202 to 30 bypass westbound to 100 northbound. we want to go to the cameras and the maps. we have an accident in downingtown chester county on the 30 bypass 113 blocking the left lane, jam up here, as well. the action cam was on the scene of a fatal accident scene a horrible situation in salem land digs avenue at big oak road. stick to almond road or lebanon road instead. >> thank you karen. let's take a live look at the shore, cape may beautiful. that picture, looks like we're in for rain. >> reporter: parts of south jersey are getting it, tam. take a look at storm tracker 6 live double scan these are mainly light showers crossing parts of cape may county and southern atlantic county. there's more precipitation working into chester county. this is light and we hope to
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squeeze out dry conditions. chilly 56 degrees, not much wind. this afternoon a high of 63 intermittent sprinkles and showers during the day. chance of steadier rain down by the shore. breezy and milder tomorrow, 74. 69 to start out the holiday weekend jumping up to 80. >> it's going to be warm. thank you, david. that's it for us, we'll see you in 30.
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good morning, america. right now police hunting for this man, suspect in the brutal murder of that family in a washington mansion. dna from leftover domino's pizza reveals his identity. also right now a state of emergency declared for that oil spill off the coast of california. popular beaches shut down for the holiday weekend. and a new investigation finds your dog could be in danger of serious injury during a routine trip to the groomer. >> we got a lot to get to also big milestone today. disneyland celebrating its 60th anniversary. >> we'll take you behind the scenes an exclusive sneak peek at the new spectacular kept secret until now. hey, jesse palmer there he is. he's in the middle of it all. cannot wait to see what they're revealing for you ahead. first we'll look at this fbi
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investigation of a possible serial shooter on the loose in colorado where a man was killed riding his biker and investigators now looking for a possible link to another shooting on a nearby highway. abc's tom llamas here with the story. >> reporter: good morning to you. they love the outdoors in colorado but these shootings have people there very scared. so now some runners and cyclists are changing their schedules and avoiding major roadways hoping not to be the next target. this morning, fbi agents are joining police hunting for a killer. 48-year-old john jacoby of windsor, colorado found dead monday shot twice while riding his biker. >> john was known by many people loved by all. >> reporter: his death coming less than one month after 20-year-old cory romero was driving home on a nearby interstate and was shot in the neck. >> it's on both sides of my neck. i'm just really scared. >> reporter: investigators now concerned the two cases could be linked. the two incidents are among a series of recent events on colorado roads in the last
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month. several drivers report having their windows blown out though it's not clear if gunfire was the cause even the possibility of a serial shooter has people worried. >> i think obviously people are going to be concerned when they hear of something like this especially with two incidents. within a relatively close proximity to each other. >> reporter: romero survived but this morning many are on edge. >> you don't think something like that would happen to you just driving home from work. >> reporter: now a tri athlon originally scheduled for the weekend in windsor has been canceled. the organizer posting on facebook they are not comfortable with the risk. investigators are hoping for a break. >> it would be extremely helpful if we could get a citizen to come forward. >> reporter: to solve a deadly mystery and right now there are heightened patrols on the interstate as investigators try to see if these shootings and windshield fractures are all connected. robin. >> all right, tom, thank you. now to a wild car chase. a car thief driving the wrong way on california highways.
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9 criminal even calling 911 telling police to back off. the suspect still on the loose this morning. and abc's aditi roy has that story. >> i almost got head-on the by some maniac. >> reporter: 911 calls pouring in during a late night police chase on california freeways monday. >> i saw a car going the wrong way. >> reporter: but among the calls one that stunned authorities. >> if you don't stop chasing me i'm going to crash. >> reporter: that panicked voice coming from the wrong way driver himself telling police to back off. >> are you the driver driving the wrong way? >> yes, i am. tell them to stop chasing me. >> reporter: officials say they started getting calls about the suspect around 11:30 p.m. after they say he stole a honda. >> he's still going westbound in the eastbound lanes on highway 4. >> reporter: with the police chopper above tracking his every move authorities say the suspect reached speeds of 110
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miles an hour. >> tell the helicopter to get off me. >> reporter: his terrifying final words to the dispatcher. >> ma'am, someone is going to die. >> reporter: the suspect eventually crashing into this suv in berkeley. inside, zia yarrow. >> out of nowhere. >> reporter: but the chase didn't end there. police chasing the suspect on foot. he escaped. what do you make of his calls? >> it just shows his state of mind and how dangerous he was to the public. he had no regard for anyone else's safety. >> reporter: california highway patrol officers are following leads and are hopeful this runaway wrong-way driver will end up in jail. for "good morning america," aditi roy, abc news berkeley, california. some frightening moments from a high school whale watching trip. a rogue wave slammed the students both sending eight to the hospital. abc's reena ninan has the story. >> be advised the ship is almost at dock. >> reporter: overnight scary moments at sea for a group of
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high schoolers off the massachusetts coast. >> i was terrified. i didn't think that a wave that big could hit the boat. >> reporter: a rogue wave slamming into the side of this 75-foot boat. out on a whale watching trip. >> everyone went sliding down because no one was holding on. >> reporter: the wave as high as eight feet combined with 20-knot winds creating conditions so rough some of the 112 on board passed out. ambulances meeting the boat as it made its way back to the dock. eight people rushed to an area hospital. this the latest rogue wave to wreak havoc. just a few weeks ago 30-foot waves struck that cruise ship loaded with 2500 passengers forcing the boat to wait in open seas for two days before docking in sydney harbour. just last month this woman swept away by a massive wave off the coast of ireland. knocking her 40 feet down. incredibly she survived the fall. this morning all students who
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were taken to the hospital in plymouth have been released most with cuts and bruises but maybe thinking twice about setting back to sea any time soon. >> i never want to go on another whale watch again. i didn't think that the ocean was going to be that bad. >> reporter: for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. >> can't blame her for that. >> no. ginger has real strong storms in texas. you can see the pictures, the lightning intense, you can see it flash and flash and flash. from there through oklahoma, through the weekend a mess. another part of a different storm. you have the hail from florida. two pockets of severe storms one in west texas and another that includes greeneville and wilmington, north an south carolina on the look out. let's get a check closer to home. >> reporter: that same system is
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in south carolina is spilling shower activity into the area it's pushing east. as we look at the seven day cool and damp, with a high of just 63. fluffy cloud. >> the technical name. >> very good. ma mammatus. >> you know that. >> i missed that day in meteorology school. >> thank you, ginger. coming up "gma investigates." could your dogs be in danger when taken to a groomer and what happens if your pet is a victim. weight loss breakthrough. the new implant that could be the key to shedding those pounds for good. come on back.
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back now at 7:41 with "gma investigates" and this morning dog grooming dangers. there have been dozens of reported cases of animals being abused and mishandled by groomers. it's a completely unregulated
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business and abc's cecilia vega has more on the potential risks for your pets. >> reporter: like so many loving dog owners hannah hartman spends big bucks to keep her 7-year-old shih tzu joey looking clean and cute. but hanna says what should have been a routine trip to a groomer at petco last year turned tragic when joey came home unable to walk. what are the doctors telling you about what they think happened. >> the traumatic injury was the result of joey falling off the table. >> reporter: after receiving major hip surgery, joey needed physical therapy to learn how to walk again. >> the total for all of the medical bills about $7,000. >> reporter: $7,000. petco eventually settled with hanna but refused to comment on the case. "gma investigates" discovering dozens of cases of alleged pet grooming abuse and neglect throughout the country across numerous companies. one instance caught on camera
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watch as this groomer pulls on this dog's leg inside a petco grooming room in georgia. petco later terminated the employee writing in a statement "there are strict grooming protocols in place to ensure the safety and well-being of pets and we are very concerned by the conduct of the groomer in this video." >> dogs being injured at groomers is a pretty significant problem. >> reporter: animal rights organizations peta wants more oversight of it and unregulated industry. currently no state requires groomers to be licensed. >> we, unfortunately, hear about a lot of incidents, some animals are strangled when they fall off of grooming tables and some animals are abused by groomers who get violent and you're not there to protect your dog. >> i found out the hard way. >> reporter: rosemary's 6-year-old shih shoe bizou died. >> i sought out a large chain thinking everybody there was licensed to find out they're not. this way was shocking.
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>> reporter: she sued the groomer and settled out of court. today she is pushing new jersey to pass a law that would require pet groomers to be licensed. >> there will be some kind of legislation so you know when you go in you'll get a licensed professional and not somebody who may be doing it for the summer to make a paycheck. there's a big difference. >> reporter: what can you do if your pet is a victim? >> start by telling the owner of the establishment. report it to the police because every state has a cruelty to animals statute. basically tell everyone. don't let a groomer get away with this. >> reporter: an ha says she'll keep complaining until something changes. >> there needs to be something in place so that there are people who are trained who are taking care of our pets. >> reporter: for "good morning america," cecilia vega abc news, san francisco. >> got to fight for your family. >> who knew about the licensing? not knowing that. thank goodness for the good groomers out there makes me appreciate them more. >> absolutely. coming up on "gma," "the speed feed" and is this about to be the most viral video ever?
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all right, dan, what do you have for us in "the speed feed." >> i like that. only my mom calls me daniel. are you one of those people who ignore the safety instructions when you fly? here's one you might watch. delta calling it the internetest safety video on the internet. there have been 700,000 clicks on youtube in less than a day for this thing peppered with some of the most popular viral sensation. double rainbow guy maybes an appearance. the harlem shake is in there. >> oh. >> and the screaming goat that lara loves. there's harlem shake and the screaming goat is in there a little bit. >> he's not screaming. he's talking. >> cigarettes -- >> watch this. >> you can barely hear him. thinking of safety one of the things don't do a diet coke and mentos experiment on your flight. >> no. >> remember the stars of charlie bit my finger eight years ago.
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they have more than 800 million views on these guys. here they are now. >> wow. >> that's not him. >> there they are. >> there we go. >> hey, you'll see eight years later, charlie as you'll see as this thing plays out he's still trying to bite his older brother's finger. >> that really hurts still. >> you remember that ginger. >> and there he is he's going to bite him. >> let me just -- >> nasty and my favorite cameo of all time of course the roomba cat keeping the aisles safe. >> all dog lovers -- >> and cat lover. no i love a good cat. i do dan. >> we support your enthusiasm. >> i appreciate it. robin has been supporting me by wearing lion slippers. >> you're a good friend to bust me. >> it's cold. it's cold this morning. >> also top trend on twitter. disney's new world of color
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celebrate show and jesse palmer is at disneyland. hey, jesse. >> there's so much cool stuff going on for disneyland's 60th year anniversary and world of color is trending for a very good reason and had a chance to watch it last night, a sensory overload with color, with water, i went in the control room. coming up "gma's" mega "deals & steals" brought to you by bank of america. use your bankamericard cash rewards credit card for these deals and earn cash back. introducing lunch at outback every
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good morning i'm tamala edwards, 7:56 may 21, let's head over to karen rogers with the issue and the turnpike. >> reporter: this trash truck fire happened hours ago there you can see the foam all over the roadway, the truck was fully engulfed. we have a 3 1/2 mile backup. chopper 6 was overhead. a back up on the turnpike westbound approaching downingtown. i want to show you the maps. take 202 southbound to 30
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westbound to route 100 to avoid the delays on the turnpike. eastbound jammed from reeseville road. downingtown, chester county, 30 bypass at 113. with the accident even though it's on the shoulder we have 113 jammed eastbound to reeseville road. the looking live at the platt bridge things looking good there, david you're saying keep an umbrella handy today. >> reporter: yes, especially in the afternoon, tam. we're seeing light showers pushing out of delaware and popping into south jersey, the rest of the stuff to the west is spotty, but it could head east. 56 degrees in philadelphia. not much wind, cloudy. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows a high of 63 cloudy and damp with intermittent sprinkles and hours, the best chance of steadier precipitation is south of philadelphia closer to the coast. tomorrow, breezy and mild, sun
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. weight loss breakthrough. the tiny implant that could offer new hope for people struggling with obesity. ♪ wedding warning. "gma investigates" the big business of counterfeit dresses. >> i was crying. i was hysterical. >> how not to be ripped off right before you walk down the aisle. ♪ brokenhearted and bouncing back the woman at the center of the most controversial "bachelorette" yet. what really happened with the man who chased after her and her hopes for finding love ♪ and jesse palmer in disneyland for our huge live celebration. >> good morning, america.
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>> and we're not only live in times square we are live at disneyland. look at it fountains. once in a lifetime event disneyland celebrating 60 spectacular year. >> as we told you world of color already one of the top trends on twitter overnight. so much excitement about this. jesse palmer is right there smack dab in the middle of it all. jesse. >> you know guys disneyland really is the happiest place on earth. and never happier than with all the sights and sounds that disney has planned for its 60th year anniversary just like my new flashy friend mac who, of course you recognize from "cars." he'll be one of the new stars in disney's paint the night parade set to debut this week. i had a chance to catch up with some of the most famous faces in the entire world like these guys and had a chance to ride on all the iconic rides here and plus go one-on-one with neil patrick
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harris the host of disney's new world of color celebrate spectacular. i have had so much fun, i just cannot wait to share it with you all. lara. >> we can feel your energy jess. that's terrific. thank you. also on the show today, special mega "deals & steals," everything you need for a great wedding and ginger is with tory with a flash deal right now. >> this flash deal would be awesome for bridesmaids gifts. >> 15 different styles. a whole bunch of them here. i love the rope for the handle. you can personalize and that's free and an amazing deal normally $25 each these are slashed hugely just $10 today only at on yahoo! lots more coming up. >> 10 bucks. >> in time for the first big summer weekend. that's great. now to dan with the morning "rundown." >> a big break this morning in the d.c. mansion murder mystery. a manhunt now under way for the
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suspected killer. sources familiar with the case say police used dna evidence from a leftover pizza ordered before the fire to identify 34-year-old daron dylon wint as a key suspect in the quadruple homicide of the savopoulos family and their housekeeper. sources also say an assistant to savopoulos the father dropped off $40,000 in cash at the house while the victims were being held captive. overseas this morning the terror group isis now controls more than half of the nation of syria after capturing the city of palmyra home to ancient ruins, this comes only days after isis took control of ramadi a strategic city in western iraq. a state of emergency is in effect right now in california after an oil spill off the coast of beautiful santa barbara. up to 105,000 gallons of oil leaked from a ruptured pipeline stretching for nine miles. the company that runs the pipeline reportedly has a history of safety and maintenance infractions. in medical news this morning
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scientists say a revolutionary new device the size of a match box could be the most effective weapon yet in the fight against obesity and abc's linsey davis explains how it works. >> reporter: this morning, new hope for the nearly one-third of obese adult americans in the form of a tiny implant. call the v-block. the fda approved pacemaker-like device is implanted into the abdomen. it works by sending electrical pulses through the nerve pathway between the brain and the stomach helping patients to feel full. >> the patients have less hunger more havesatiety. >> reporter: it is only available to those severely overweight and have at least one medical problem related to obesity. in trials the average patient lost 28% of their excess body weight. it only takes a short outpatient proceed 4r50ur to insert the device now commercially
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available in the u.s. for mike who has been using the v v- v-bloc the results have been life changing. >> i've lost 70 pounds. my blood pressure i've cut my medication in half. >> reporter: but doctors caution this is not a quick fix. >> there are some risks here. nausea chest pain you don't want to go into this without fully considering all of your options. >> reporter: for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> a fascinating development, linsey our thanks to you. finally, like it or not selfies have become a permanent fixture of modern life. when posing with an elephant use a selfie stick because your arms well they're probably not long enough and be sure that you have enough bananas on hand to keep the elephant interested or he'll steal your camera and take his own selfie or what they're calling an elfie. it resulted from the fact that that elephant took this guy's camera and apparently took
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pictures. >> no way. >> i don't think he knew what he was doing. i think he was holding that camera for ransom because he wanted more bananas. >> could be. >> how did he hit the button? >> i think it was rolling on its own. it was a gopro taking pictures intermitt tent. have i answered all of your technical questions? >> when you sit in that chair it becomes "pop news" investigations. >> do i ask you questions about this about the weather? do i do that? >> yes. >> yes, you do dan. take a look at these wedding dresses all part of our "gma" investigation into counterfeit gowns and lara is in the social square. >> wishing i was over there. but first here's what's coming up on the "gma morning menu." we do have new concerns for you about energy drinks and teenagers. sales are booming, but are they safe? and the booted bachelorette is speaking out. britt telling about what really happened when she left that show. and tory johnson is here with megawedding deals. you don't want to miss them. we have that and so much more
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audience of gapers. >> hi i'm going to hit the late -- >> reporter: doug martin who is responsible sr.ed by gfuel plays video games up to 12 hours a day. >> when i'm playing in a big tournament it makes me feel alert and confident. i never had a crash or a jitter. >> reporter: but doctors say it has the same amount of caffeine as other energy drinks. >> this energy drink that's proclaiming to be natural and healthy has taken out of it the chemicals in sugars but it's incorporated in what they're calling herbals or natural substances. these actually interact with the caffeine and can be more dangerous. >> reporter: we reached out to gamma labs for comment. the company saying the ingredients in gfuel are blended at ratios to maximize focus and concentration. among energy drinks we are one of the healthiest choices on the market and as with any comfortable natured product, moderation is visible." some energy drink manufacturers have come under attack for marketing to children.
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causing the top makers to stop targeting kids under 12 years old. but overall, sales still booming. >> one-third much video gamers are under the age of 18. they're into motocross, skateboarding, women in bikini, all of these are used in the marketing campaigns. that's not an accident. >> reporter: for "good morning america," paula faris, abc news new york. >> okay dr. jen ashton here now and thee things are labeled all natural but all natural isn't always good. >> that doesn't always mean safe. look at this as a visual analogy. i thought dan might be hungry so i brought him some breakfast. these represent some of the ingredients that you can see in a lot of energy drinks so if you look at yogurt as the caffeine blueberries as something like sugar. granola as something called guarana and raspberries as taurine, but when you mix them together as you do in a lot of energy drinks grab that lara
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then they have -- they can have different effects and the fact is you just don't know how they're going to add up. >> there's new research that says that these drinks have the possibility of linking to other problems. >> right, now, listen you have to consider this to be clear in moderation a little bit of energy drink certainly in an adult, no problem. when you're talking about teens and adolescents that's where you can get into trouble and the literature has found an association, not a cause and effect but association between these energy drinks and things like increased use of video game decrease in sleep, caffeine toxicity and go on to see other high risk behavior alcohol consumption and smoking and poor school performance. >> you mentioned video gaming. son is doing it. a little bit can be fine. they've actually shown some positive effects with something like nintendo wii with traumatic
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brain injuries. >> i'm told by my son there are many positive effects. >> my son too so we'll be following it. we don't know a lot. >> when you finish mixing that can you hand it down here. >> yes. >> taking questions all morning on twitter. >> exactly. >> thank you. >> you bet. now, on the "gma investigates," just as wedding season really gets going, for brides the right dress is one of the most important parts of the big day and mara schiavocampo is back as a word of warning about dresses that turn out to be disasters much what's this about, mara. >> reporter: a lot of brides finding their big day is ruined with 9 average cost of a gown more than $1300 a growing number of brides are seeking a bargain online but what they're finding is that looks can be deceiving and sometimes you get what you pay for. ♪ it's what nearly every woman hopes will be her dream day, not a nightmare. >> i was crying i was
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hysterical. >> reporter: to save money and time in planning her wedding new mom sara weber ordered her dress online. here's what she wanted. a beautiful lace gown but when it arrived just two weeks before the wedding she says it looked nothing like the picture. >> there's black dirt on the bottom of the dress. strings hanging out the bottom. it's heartbreaking when you want something to look so beautiful and it just is a hot mess. >> reporter: there are tons of website, many based in china selling wedding dressing and bridal party attire some customers have found to be subpar. on site jabber thousands of complaints and facebook has pages devoted to dress disasters. >> these dresses smell like fish. >> reporter: "gma investigates" ordered three dresses from chinese based websites with complaints to see what would happen. we sent exact measure many one of our producers standing in for a bride and bridesmaid. two had real problems. >> we can't zip this shut.
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this won't stay up. it didn't arrive totally clean. a lot of the edges are unfinished. >> reporter: but it's not just brides getting a bum deal. some sites are outright stealing designs offering designer dresses at a fraction of the price even taking photos from designers' websites but what brides get is often far from the real deal. the problem so bad the american bridal and prom industry association just released a public service announcement. >> i've been hearing a lot of horror stories. >> reporter: we visited martin thornburgh head designer for david tutara wedding gowns to see how different the fakes are from the real thing. how does it feel to you when you see the counterfeit of your design? >> it's very upsetting. you would almost call it a halloween costume. >> reporter: he ordered these dress, rip-offs of his own designs from 1 of 1100 counterfeit dress websites that a federal court ordered to shut down. >> on this dress, you can see they've used all plastic stones.
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that's why these look black. >> reporter: the fakes cost less than $320. his real designs are nearly a thousand dollars more. thankfully for sara she found a new dress at david's bridal and got rush alterations. >> spend a little bit of extra money because in the long run, it'll be worth it. >> now, aside from some of the smaller details one of the big issue is fit where a bride will notice if her dress is slipping down or can't zip it up. if you have a question where to find an authenticated retwal go to the designer's site. one is fake. one is real. the issue is -- >> really that. >> that's going to be the biggest problem. you don't want to do this all day. >> no. >> as you said you get what you pay for. >> absolutely. >> all right, mara thank you. indeed next on our "gma heat index." the booted bachelorette britt
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nilsson didn't win the hearts of the men that sent her packing in favor of kaitlyn but may have found love anyway. abc's nick watt spoke with her. >> reporter: this season the bachelorette began with two ladies and the guys got to choose which one stayed. you thought you were going to be the one. >> i really did. >> brit unfortunately you're not going to be the bachelorette. >> i almost wish i hadn't met them. because that makes it a lot harder to walk away from. >> reporter: so you were doing a lot of crying in the back of that car. are you okay? >> i'm okay now. but i was not -- not in a gait place at that moment in time. >> reporter: kaitlyn bristowe now gets to choose which hunk she wants to marry. you indicate kait right? >> no not at all. >> reporter: i don't believe you, britt. >> i promise. >> reporter: who do you think you would have chosen out of the men? >> i can't say that. >> reporter: why not? >> can i? >> reporter: why not? >> i really remember ben. i really liked jerrod.
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he was sweet. jonathan i really liked. brady was really sweet. >> reporter: brady actually left the show to pursue britt. >> if i'm honest with you, myself my heart is with the woman who left a couple of hours ago. >> reporter: come on. brady. >> brady is an amazing person and. >> reporter: is he? >> yeah i cannot give anything away but he does come find me which is a really really sweet and honorable move i think. >> reporter: are you going to be watching at home and crying and eating a pint of ice cream. >> i will definitely. >> reporter: you know who she chooses? >> i know how everything goes but i cannot know. >> reporter: nothing? >> huh-uh. your accent is like convincing me a little bit but, no. >> reporter: i'm less interested in kaitlyn. i want to know what happens with britt and brady and we will find out on the show. for "good morning america," nick watt abc news, los angeles. >> nick get me info and "the
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bachelorette" is on this monday night 9:00 8:00 central on abc. outside to ginger with the weather. >> that nick watt accent is convincing by the way. where are you from? >> san francisco. >> it's perfect because w we are starting on the west coast there are brushfires north of burbank. it's under control. there was one in arizona almost to the mexican border. two thousand acres almost 20% contaped. upper level low is causing the showers in the see -- sierras higher level snow. denver 61. >> reporter: ginger we've had a half inch of rain over the last month. we're getting more today. sprinkles in the city. cloudy skies across the region.
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temperatures in the 50s, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast we'll only get a high of 63. cloudy and damp, occasional sprinkles and showers steadier rain the best chance of that would be closer to the shore. 74 and dry tomorrow. >> norfolk, virginia. all right. let's get inside. >> fleet week, yes. fleet week! we were just in here going fleet week fleet week. >> no you were doing that. >> okay i was. ginger, get in here please. "pop news" time. you guys hear that song? ♪ come on dan. >> you don't want me to sing. >> yes, i do. >> do your dance. >> keep going with the segment. >> all right. wah-wah. 50 years after their first number one hit "satisfaction" the stones back and fans say better than ever giving them some satisfaction with a secret concert last night in l.a. take a listen.
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♪ brown sugar how come you dance so good ♪ >> great song. so this was the first time the fans got to hear the entire catalog from their 1971 album "sticky fingers" fans heard about the wednesday night show in a small hollywood theater that morning when tickets went on sale for $5 a seat. >> wow! >> ah. i mean what a treat. mick and keith, 71 years young in fine form. >> 71? >> yes, sounding great. bringing down the house on the shes of their much anticipated north american zip code tour which starts sunday in san diego. >> they still got it. >> they absolutely do. favorite stones song. >> for me i go old. i love "exile on main street q i love that whole -- ♪ wild horses." >> sing it. >> great song. >> exactly. exactly, dan. please allow me to introduce
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myself. my next segment -- as we mentioned earlier, star-studded lineup last night to send david letterman off in style after 3 1/2 decades on the air. even celebs who couldn't be there made sure to let dave know they love him. jennifer lawrence says it all. a picture of herself with a sign that reads "don't do this. no one is sick of you. it's all in your head." i love that. oprah tweeted "my last ha ha with dave tonight." #thanksdave along with a picture of herself in his chair and bette midler who sang johnny carson off the air during his final show tweeted "33 years of superb invention on his mart and laughter on ours and added it went by so fast." we couldn't have said it better. he truly was one of a kind. >> absolutely. >> uh-huh. yep. >> i like to fall asleep to his show every night when i was in college. >> or stay up late. >> or stay up late. >> finally, everybody, big news
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from a music and hollywood legend. do we have it? ♪ nobody ♪ >> throwback action for you. 1964 barbra streisand singing "rain on my parade." doing anything but though this morning giving fans the definitive look into her life. there have been many books on the brooklyn native but she's finally able to talk about the way she was with her own memoir. the funny girl writing her memoir which will be released in 2017. promises to set the record straight on a number of myths that have appeared in unauthorized biographies. the publisher says it will cover the star's entire life and career. sounds like a must read. >> great singing voice. that everybody, is "pop news." >> thanks. a lot more coming up including mega "deals & steals" to save big on all your wedding essentials. there is tory right there in times square.
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>> we go back out to disneyland too i think. >> yeah. >> check that out. much more of "gma" ahead. stick around.
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good morning a family dog seer allsly hurt a baby -- seriously hurt a baby in west tuckerton, ocean county. police think the dog was trying to move it in the house by carrying it in its mouth and punctured in its chest. karen rogers has a look at >> reporter: we have the westbound turnpike blocked for 3 hours. we have a two mile bus stop on on -- backup now, this is westbound approaching downingtown, 202 southbound to 30 westbound to route 100 northbound instead. i want to go to downingtown
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chester county eastbound on the 30 bypass at 113 is cleared. heavy from reeseville road to 113. new accidents we've got one chester pike. another one s.a.t more avenue -- swathmore avenue in delaware county. >> let's finds out the forecast for the day and go over to david murphy. >> reporter: good morning, tam we have drizzle on the terrace. storm tracker 6 live double scan most of the rain is in south jersey and delaware. we have light showers there and additional stuffer to the west that's trying to pull into the east, most of it looks light. 56 degrees in philadelphia. 53 in allentown. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows a cloudy one cool, high of 63. at times damp and passing sprinkles and showers, the best chance of slightly steadier rain would be south jersey and delaware. we dry out tomorrow and we're back in the 70s. we're going to send it back to "g.m.a." for the last half-hour. we'll see it back here.
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♪ welcome back, everyone to "gma." that is our spectacular shot of the fountains at disneyland the brand-new world of color celebrate show and we have jesse palmer there riding down main street with some of his dearest friend mickey and minnie kicking off disneyland's diamond celebration. >> 60 years of disneyland disney magic, this is their biggest party ever right, jesse? >> no doubt about it george. it is such a thrilling time to be a fan of disney and right now i'm riding in the very same main street fire truck that walt disney rode in and took one of his final photographs in this vehicle at disneyland but the 60-year anniversary is all about
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the spectacle that walt disney shared with us all. i'm going to give you a vip look at all of this including my one-on-one interview with neil patrick harris the host of disney's dazzling world of color. george. >> cannot wait for that jesse, looks great. lara look at the setup you have for "deals & steals." >> let me head on over and show you. wedding season is upon us. so we thought, i don't know perfect time for a mega "deals & steals" with bridal bargains. tory is here and let's get right to it. >> we even have our real rose petals here. spared no expense for this wedding. first up from nina shoes. >> i love these shoes. >> amazing, just a small assortment. four different styles whether you are the bride, bridesmaid guest at the wedding and it's not just these colors but online a big assortment of colors. normally these start at $89 all slashed in half to start at 44.50. >> always really good for award show season. >> absolutely absolutely. okay next up so the
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48 of these. big, big assortment when you go online and also great to make for graduation parties coming up. any kind of party you have coming up. normally starting at $105 because you're getting a huge big assortment slashed in half $53. and we should say that everybody who joins us today is getting a gift certificate from my m&m to create their own. >> thank you very much. hey, guy, thank you to the companies for providing the dees. go to on yahoo! get the codes and links for these bargains then there are three more exclusives from tory and you're back tomorrow. >> in the park. jessie j. >> party in the park. i'm so excited. tory has some great deals. robin, in to you. i'll bring you m&ms. >> we've been looking forward to this. i'm here with designer and illustrator emily mcdowell with a new line of empathy cards that are lighting up the internet. they feature touching yet witty messages for people who want to be there for a loved one going through a rough time but just can't find the right words, is
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that right, emily. >> yeah it is. it's hard to find the right words. we really have a hard time doing that. you know our culture doesn't really teach us how to do that. >> it really doesn't so you help us along the way. >> i'm trying. >> with some good -- i love this one, where's the journey card. oh gosh. i promise never to refer to your journey -- your illness as a journey unless someone is taking you on a cruise. >> yes. >> that's perfect. so tell us the meaning behind these. >> so you know i personally had cancer 15 years ago, i had hodgkin's lymphoma and when i was sick people -- one that was surprising and hard was how nobody knew what to say and even people who are really well intentioned and trying you know when you get sick you feel like an alien and your reality is suddenly so different than everyone around you so when people try to relate sometimes the things that they say that come out of their mouth end up you feel worse or -- or people
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disappear because they don't know what to say. >> right. >> that's really hard too and i really wanted to make something that spoke to people that were going through a hard time because get well cards traditionally, there's not much for people who are very sick. >> there's a misunderstanding of people who have gone through it. you had a friend amy after you had your illness and she did and opened your eyes to wanting to do secret for people. >> it really did. it really did. after i went into remission, i really sort of put it behind me and then amy got sick four years ago, and i realized really for the first time -- >> there you are together. >> i realized for the first time that my experience had given me a perspective where i could speak to people who are going through an illness in a way that maybe some other people couldn't. >> what's your favorite card? >> my personal favorite card is this one. >> what is it. >> it says when life gives you
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lemons i won't tell you a story about my cousin's friend who died of lemons. >> what do you mean by that? i know what you mean. >> sometimes when you're sick a thing that happens a lot is people will come up to you and trying to relate it's all really well intentioned will say, oh my gosh, you know you have this oh i know someone who had this and they died and you're like why did you just tell me that? ? what do you do with that. >> what do you do with that? >> it is awkward for people but as you said it's well intended and you found different ways of making gifts because people are always asking me what can i give, what can i do? you put gift items. >> my whole line so i have a whole line of cards and gifts beyond empathy cars and my whole line is about telling the truth and creating things that are relatable to people and make people laugh and have fun and so these are -- we do notepads and mugs and stuff like that but these are the certificate is an
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everyday achievement award so it's fill in a word notepad certificates for life's small triumphs so for like putting your laundry away or teachers give them to their students or parents give them to your kid. >> great. thank you, emily. i'm going to go shopping here at this table right now. i've had friends going through it and could benefit from this. thank you very much for sharing your creativity and you can learn more about emily's creative designs on our website, go to on yahoo! now back out to ginger. >> robin, my friend mariah and i were talking from heavy rain coming the next couple of days. let's look at what's happening in wichita falls. they have 12 inches this month him that's a ton for that region. flash flood for oklahoma and southwest texas and rain for the weekend. that's a look at the big picture, let's look across closer to home. >> reporter: thanks, ginger, we
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have showers on storm tracker 6 live double scan. there some down south and entering chester county. we're going to have a high of 63 and on and off showers in the evening. hours away from jessie j set to get things off to a red hot start. you know she'll deliver a masterpiece. ♪ to blow your mind ♪ >> she's music's hottest hitmaker exploding on the charts. ♪ bang bang into the room ♪ >> reporter: selling more than 20 million singles. over 3 million albums. ♪ i'm burning up ♪ >> reporter: tomorrow morning you get to wake up with jessie j to watch her burn up the "gma" stage. ♪ i'm burring up ♪ >> reporter: in just six years jessie j has gone from youtube singing sensation. ♪ >> reporter: to a worldwide phenom. ♪ ooh ooh ♪
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memorial day weekend almost upon us. that means it's time to fire up the grill. here to help us this morning is celebrity chef jeff mauro host of "sandwich king." thanks for coming in. >> beautiful times square. smells great. yes, as you said you brought us a light breakfast. >> i did. we have pork dogs and burgers and we'll get to all that in a
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second but the number one tip i can give you when grilling this is the beginning of grilling season memorial day, right? i partnered up with kipgs because they're the softiest tastiest bread perfect for this meat. treat your meat right first. treat your grill right. get a little oil. get a little towel here right. reserve one of your towels for the grill and just do this. just do that really quick before you put your meat on. but make sure you don't get burnt. >> no but you can use tongues for that. when you have lobster claws like this and put your meat on. now we're ready to grill but first you got to marinate this. we're going to make a sweet and sour pork slider. >> let's do it. >> here we go. >> number one, some soy sauce here. >> i'm going to get in and help you. >> please. little chinese five spice, a little garlic powder. a little bit of that brown sugar. a little honey. >> oh. brown sugar, another great rolling stones song.
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and the secret ingredient to this red food coloring. >> red food coloring. >> because it makes it look like that awesome chinese take-out. barbecue pork spare ribs. stir this. help me out. dump it on this. using pork shoulder. nice and fatty. >> is shoulder your favorite. >> you can use butt but you want to marinate it overnight. you neat butt for your buns always. >> all right. >> you don't marinate the butt overnight just to be clear. >> up to four hours. >> i'm very immature. >> sorry. >> put i on your well-oiled grill so it's not going to stick to the grill now and you're going to do this over low, about 250 degrees. >> how long -- >> about an hour each side. >> you have a specific suggestion when it comes to the buns. >> exactly, right? >> i love king's hawaiian. it's the perfectly -- it's delectable. irresistible. spongy sweet, right, so it's like eating a pillow. >> in fact they brought a truck
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here which is where all this food is coming from. >> thank you for that. >> right over there. you don't just want to throw your soft buns on the grill, just toast -- the convex of heat will make it too hard. so you want to paint it with a little oil like this. and throw it back into that skillet. >> oh all right. >> because we're going to put a cast iron skillet right on the grill. >> giving us a very hard wrap. final, final tip. >> all right, take those delicious soft bun, wrap them in parchment paper when you put your hot dog on it and it steams up the bun. like being pierre ballpark and can put their acutecoutrement on top of the bun with king's hawaiian. >> look at that. >> i can tell you it's delicious. >> taste and make. we've got the recipes on our website so check it out. thank you, jeff mauro. thank you, king's hawaiian and let's -- robin, i'm coming in with your food. disneyland's 60th anniversary
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♪ because i'm happy ♪ i am happy. thank you dan. thank you, lara. uh-huh. time now for the big reveal. we've been checking in with jesse at disneyland all morning long. there for the big 60th anniversary celebration and he's about to give us the first look at the brand-new spectacular. you're having a great time aren't you, jesse? >> yeah i sure am robin. you know, when you think about disneyland you think about spectacle and eye-popping color but before we show you disney's dazzling anniversary party i want to show you our version of throwback thursday. you got to check this out. this is pretty cool. this is the same kind of camera that abc would have used to broadcast disneyland's opening day special back in 1955 and
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this is what it would have looked like. pretty cool huh? ♪ >> open the fantasy land castle. >> reporter: with those words 60 years ago, childhood dreams were redefined. in 1954 it was just an orange grove. ♪ when you wish upon a star ♪ >> reporter: one year later it became a cultural touchstone. 700 million people have come here over the years. generation upon generation sharing that disney wonder. no one knows that better than rob fishily who's worked at the park for more than 40 years and was there opening day when this photo was taken. what was it like to be part of something this special? >> we had watched for 19 a4/195 awatched the park being built here and to have a chance to actually see what was inside is really spectacular. >> reporter: simple rides have become iconic over the years.
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hard for anyone young or old, to resist. >> spinning too fast. >> reporter: now to start the 60th anniversary diamond celebration, there are three brand-new spectaculars. ♪ a reimaged world of color show. disney fan neil patrick harris joining mickey mouse as a virtual host. what's it like for you reliving all those memories and that fun and sharing that with your kids? >> it sounds so annoying to say how special it is and how it pulls at your heart strings when you're a dad but when you're a dad that's exactly what happens. >> reporter: there is the paint the night parade performers made these moves look easy but when i gave it a try -- do you need an extra for this performance. i spoke too soon. >> reporter: the new fireworks spectacular truly shoots for the stars with massive special effects and projections. >> something we've never done before. >> reporter: how do you rehearse a top secret complicated brand-new projection and
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pyrotechnic spectacular in a theme park filled with people all day? well you've got to do it at night. yep. for weeks now, disney cast and crew have waited till the park was empty to rehearse in secret. >> that's why we're here at 11:00 at night. the only time we can come out is when our guests aren't here. >> reporter: ever wonder just how disneyland puts off these seemingly magical moments? i get behind the scenes rare access to the nerve center of the world of color. >> we are going to fire the big flame ball. here we go. bam! >> that was my favorite part of the show. >> reporter: the show's host neil patrick harris telling me this is his childhood dream come true. >> it's the 60s anniversary. it's a big deal. i'm such a fan of walt. he was my idol growing up. ♪ >> reporter: yep, it's the magic of sights like these that has led disneyland to bring out the inner kid in all of us for six decades. these words from walt disney just as true today as they were then.
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>> to all who comes to this happy place, welcome. disneyland is your land with the hope that it will be a source of joy and inspiration to all the world. ♪ come true ♪ >> now, this celebration is so big that one day just wasn't going to cut it so we're heading back here tomorrow when the diamond celebration officially kicks off. i cannot wait. robin. >> thank you for the trip down memory lane you know what, we are proud to say disney is our parent company here at abc. and for rarely scene photos of disneyland and a sneak peek of the park's new fireworks spectacular, go to on yahoo! you think i'll get a raise for that? we'll be right back. ♪
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window at the suburban army gun shop. the police said 18 guns were stolen. we'll have the latest report on "action news" at noon. let's head over to karen rogers word of a new accident. >> reporter: a multi-vehicle accident in the work zone, i-95 northbound at cottman just happening a few minutes ago we're getting tweets from cars. 8 vehicles involved. you can see how jammed traffic is northbound from the betsy ross bridge to cottman jammed bridge to girard. a new accident on i-95 northbound involving many vehicles. i want to take you to chopper 6 we were overhead of this trash truck fire causing problems for hours approaching downingtown we hear that should be about ready to open up the lanes tam. >> thank you karen. let's head over to david murphy with a look at the exclusive
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accuweather seven-day forecast. cloudy and cool, tam a drizzle drop on the terrace. light showers moving through south jersey ascertain delaware is picking up more and south jersey, as well. later in the day there's a chance of slightly steadier stuff south of philadelphia toward the shore. 56 degrees cool as i mentioned. this afternoon's high, 63 with intermittent sprinkles and showers through the afternoon and evening. the sun comes back tomorrow. >> coming up on "action news" at noon. new information about amtrak engineer brandon bostian and how he spent the hours before the derailment. "live" with kelly and michael is next. i'm tamala edwards. have a great thursday!
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announcer: it's "live with kelly & michael" from disneyland. we're having a party, and you're invited. get ready for a good time. on today's show, big-screen superstar dwayne johnson and memories of disneyland from some of our favorite celebrities, plus another day, another battle as we continue "live's" anniversary games: family challenge edition. put on your mickey ears and come with us to our disneyland anniversary party. and now here are your emmy-award-winning hosts kelly ripa and michael strahan. [cheering and applause] [music playing] [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] kelly: thank you. ahh. oh.


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