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good morning, america. breaking news. some of the most powerful sports figures in the world arrested this morning, accused of taking more than $150 million in bribes in a major scandal. did they keep the world cup from coming to the u.s.? new overnight. wave of destruction. a tornado tearing through this shopping center in ohio. >> it's on the ground. >> sending debris flying and flipping cars. as the south cleans up from the catastrophic flooding. the desperate search right now for the families inside the home that was swept away. and how did this man survive a direct lightning strike to his head? it burned the clothes off his body? engine troubles. a major scare in the air. the packed jet dropping 13,000 feet. what went wrong?
and a different controversy for spirit airlines. in hot water over this photo. outraged passengers spotting this flight attendant doing this right before takeoff. they're headed to the nba finals! >> king of the court. lebron james leads his hometown team to the nba finals his first year back in cleveland. the superstar who was vilified by fans now set to redeem himself. will he deliver the first championship to that city in decades? and we zo say, good morning, america. on this wednesday morning. and it's a great morning for this man's hometown of cleveland, ohio. >> cleveland doing great this morning. this could be their first champion shi ever. >> decades.
decades. the fifth time lebron james has gone to the finals. first year back he's taking the cavaliers. >> said he was going to do it. >> he did it. we begin with the breaking news. major corruption crackdown. the scene moments ago in miami. federal agents raid one of the head headquarters under fire. they're charged with taking tens of millions of dollars in bribes. this could have cost the united states the world cup. we begin with brian ross. >> reporter: this is the result of a three-year-long fbi investigation of what is being called a rampant and deep-rooted corruption of people that run the world's most popular and lucrative sport in the world, soccer. official say they believe corruption might have cost the u.s. the right to hold the world cup in 2022. the arrests began in morning in
switzerland. officials of soccer's governing body were gathering for their yearly meeting. 14 people charged in all. one u.s. official, charles plaz blazer, has already pleaded guilty in the case and reportedly wore an undercover wire to record the conversations of fellow soccer officials. the situation shocked fifa. >> for us it's a hard time. not nice to be here in front of you the try to explain something that is not nice. >> reporter: the investigation grows out of allegations of payoffs of the officials who decided where to hold the next soccer world cups. in russia in 2018 and qatar in 2022. >> the winner is qatar. >> reporter: the u.s. had been the runner up to qatar. and a decision to hold the world
cup in temperatures that can reach 140 degrees raised suspicions. jack warner was accused of taking more than $1 million in bribes from a qatar businessman. this morning, soccer officials said they still plan to hold the world cup in qatar, despite the allegations. had the u.s. won, the games would have been held in 18 u.s. cities including new york boston dallas los angeles and a whole lot of others. >> baig loss. now to the string of deadly storms or or the storms. a tornado touching down in ohio overnight. as houston recovers from the devastating flooding. authorities still searching for missing people there. matt gutman in houston for us this morning. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, robin. here in houston, rescues happening. a couple of hours ago, i want you to see the car behind me. drove right in here.
rescuers had to pluck that man to safety. it shows how dangerous this situation is. standing water and swift-moving water right through the heart of the fourth biggest city in america. and across the country, it's not yet over. >> it's on the ground. >> reporter: overnight, twisters or the meant tormenting from texas. flinging debris in the air and leaving behind a parking lot full of wreckage. across the lone star state, whipping winds and hail forcing the tractor trailers off the road. in dallas lightning. at least 11 people still missing along the blanco river, including three families inside this home celebrating memorial day when the house split, sounding like fireworks. >> the house hit a bridge. it took the top of the house off. the house splintered. >> reporter: jonathan mccomb, the sole survivor so far, pulled
himself out of the water nine miles from the home. his wife and two children still missing. >> i think recognizing what's happening with the weather, we all know and have accepted they're gone. >> reporter: the family's golden retriever found dangling in a tree three days later. the water is more than twice the volume of the waters at niagara fall. the water swallowing anything and everything in its path. including dozens of homes. at least 1400 damaged. in houston, where highways turned into ka analysis they're assessing the destruction. >> we have 1,000 properties we visually inspected. >> reporter: in houston, over 500 calls for water rescues. now that the water has started to recede, you see the massive amount of mess left behind. this rescue caught on a cell
phone. >> i just didn't want to see the lady drown. >> reporter: steven shannon and three others jumping into the water to rescue glenda and her dog. >> you saved me today. i couldn't swim and i couldn't get out of my car. >> reporter: with so much of the city underwater this is what it leaves behind. this is what it look like from the ground. this very smelly nasty stuff. but cleanup here will take a very long time robin. >> it will matt. i want to ask you about the electronic monitoring systems that many of us have on our cell phones. did they work? >> reporter: it seems to have worked partially. residents who live in those areas hard hit, they did get those messages and managed to get out in time. there's concern that tourists did not get those messages on the phones. and local officials here in texas are looking into that today. robin? >> all right, matt thank you. we go to ginger right now. it's not over yet for houston.
>> look what's happening on the radar. an ugly bow of storms moving through east texas. abundant lightning and heavy rains. already one to two inches reported. an additional two to four expected. that's why we see more flash flood warnings. it's happening again. if you're in houston or just north of there, look out for the roads this morning. the next couple of day more scattered storms in the red river valley the area we don't want to see. from wichita falls to oklahoma city to abilene. and severe thunderstorms in the northeast. this is damaging wind hail a pocket back in the west western oklahoma could see tornadoes today, too. it does not end, especially for the area that does not need it this morning. now the a major security breach at the irs. criminals stealing personal information, including social security numbers for more than 100,000 taxpayers by hacking into the agency's computers.
pierre thomas is in washington with that story. >> reporter: good morning, robin. today, the irs is contacting those 100,000 taxpayers and offering free credit monitoring. they have to be on alert because their identities have clearly been tollen. they have stolen personal information such as name social security numbers, and birth dates. they targeted the tax payers gaining more sensitive information commonly found on tax returns, like where they work salaries bank accounts and personal family information. these are all things bad guys can use to completely assume your identity empty bank accounts and open credit cards and buy cars. >> is the system secure now? >> reporter: the irs said it plugged the hole. the gateway is closed. >> they said it was bad, but it could have been worse. >> reporter: indeed. >> thank you, pierre. now to the major air scare. a brand-new plane with nearly
200 people on board loses power in both engines, dropping 13,000 feet before the pilots got the power back. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, george. this is not supposed to happen. losing power in both engines on a two-engine jetliner at altitude. this was basically a brand-new plane. a singapore air bus a-330. at 39,000 feet, the pilots hit bad weather. and then all of a sudden -- now the airline is telling me this morning that one of the engines came back immediately. the pilots followed procedure and descended until they got the second engine refired, losing about 13,000 feet. they landed safely. they checked the engines, found no anomalies. now the airline, airbus and the engine maker, rolls-royce, are trying to find out why the engines shut down at the same time. >> boy, i bet they are. thank you. let's go to amy with the other top stories.
a big setback in the fight against isis. >> that's right. isis fighters have carried out a wave of suicide attacks near fa fallujah iraq. using a dust storm as cover. today's take targeted a water station and a canal. new fallout from the deadly train derailment in philadelphia. amtrak saying it will begin installing video cameras inside locomotives to record the actions of train engineers. the engineer in the philadelphia crash told investigators he cannot remember the derailment. a violent scene at this jewelry store in florida. a smash and dprab agrab attack. the owner swinging a metal pole to fight them off. not before the robbers golt away with $200,000 of fold and juls. a dramatic rescue. this man is stranded on the
second floor of a burning apartment building. he and his dog just barely made it out. an idaho man struck by lightning. ryan cross is fine. you see a red streak running down his chest. his wife says ryan was champing when the lightning entered his head and came back out his back. he's now alert and walking again. and finally, what do you do when all the snow is gone and you can't use your snowboard anymore? duh, you head into the clouds. this daredevil is doing just that, thanks to a helicopter lifting him high into the sky. he's hitting up to 80 miles an hour. the stupt was organized as part of a promotion for, what else? duh. a sock company. >> what kind of sox do you need? >> happy sox. right? >> don't get any ideas. >> i would -- >> i saw the wheels turning. i saw you. >> thank you, amy.
>> thank you, amy. switching gears to a look inside the mind of mass murderer. chilling evidence in the trial of the colorado movie theater shooter. jurors herd excerpts from his notebooks. clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: this morning, new details about the ledly -- deadly movie theater shooting. >> mass murder/spree. >> reporter: a detective reading entries in which holmes considers attacking an airport. >> it says airport with an x. substantial security. >> reporter: but settles on the movies making detailed diagrams of the auditoriums. carefully picking the theaters where he could do the most damage. >> maximum casualties fire arms. >> reporter: he writes about mental health troubles and his obsession to kill he says began in childhood. >> the last escape comma, mass
murder at the movies, correct? >>. >> correct. >> so any ways. that's my mind. sit broken. i tried to fix it. >> reporter: three years ago, he opened fire on a packed midnight showing of "the dark knight rises." jarrell brooks believes the man who shot him was sean. you don't buy his story? >> i don't. he chose to do what he did. >> reporter: prosecutors want the death penalty. as for the psychiatrist treating him before the shooting she's expected to take the stand. medical news. a health alert for the more than 10 million american women using the pill. a report again warning some newer generation birth control pills may carry a higher risk of potentially deadly blood clots. our senior medical contributor dr. jennifer ashton is here. what are the risks? >> it's all about the synthetic
type of progestin in the combination fills. this study confirms class data. this is a class effect risk of blood clots with combination pills. all pills are not created equal. women should look at the ingredients. look for those starting "n" as in nancy or "l." those appear to have the lowest risk of clotting. >> there are richks. very important risks. but there are benefits. >> i think to understand the risk you need to understand the numbers. a risk of a blood clot in an average per person is 1 in 10,000. the low-dose pill 1 in 8,000. the newer pills, as high as 16. pregnancy has a risk of about 20. you look at the benefits, 92% efficacy preventing pregnancy. it lessens the risk of ovarian
and uterine cancers. >> and adding to the risk also if you smoke? >> smoking over the age of 35 is not a good idea. but smoking in general is not a good idea. >> you'll be on twitter answering questions? >> i will. look at this smile. george's face. they're celebrating this cleveland, george's hometown this morning. lebron james and the cavs won last night, beating the hawks. alex perez has the story. >> they're headed to the nba finals! >> reporter: this morning, lebron james one step closer po fulfilling his promise to cleveland of bringing home a championship. >> to be able to represent the eastern conference is the ultimate. especially in this city. >> reporter: king james leading the way. sweeping the hawks. beating them by 30 points. james taking the cavs to the nba finals for the first time in
eight years. just five years ago, the two-time nba champ announced on live tv he was ditching his home team cleveland cavaliers for the miami heat. >> i'm going the take my talents to south beach. >> reporter: leaving cleveland fans feeling angry and betrade. >> no integrity. >> reporter: james won two championships in miami. last summer after announcing he was returning home those bitter fans rejoicing. >> i feel ecstatic. the king is coming home. >> reporter: welcoming him home with a party of 30,000 supporters. >> i love you. i'm back. >> everyone if they don't win the k4567 ronship, this season is still a success for the city of cleveland because lebron james is back. as a result they're relevant again. >> reporter: so is the bitter breakup water under the bridge? >> he came back. that's all -- there's no grudge at all. >> i'm never satisfied until we get a championship in cleveland. >> reporter: and by the way, the
cavaliers have never won championship. the last time this city saw a national championship was back in 1964. that was the cleveland browns. george? robin? >> thank you, alex. reminding you it has been an awful long time. a lot of happy ps >> the flash flood threat on again this morning. there are other threats inside the flood waters. this is one of the reasons you don't go out and play in the waters even after the rain and storms are done. snakes showing up and some of the county officials saying don't go out there, it is not good to play and you saw that stuff matt was picking up, ugly. 176 severe storm reports. atlanta got into a lot of that damaging tree stuff. flooding in georgia. pictures kept coming. in we'll have more severe weather today and i'll cover that in a bit. but first your stormy cities brought to you by verizon wireless.
>> good morning, i'm meteorologist karen rogers. storm tracker six live double scan showing we're dry right now but we're not staying that way. let's go on outside. lots of clouds up above. low ceilings causing a problem. looking at the philadelphia city skyline and looking good from our temple university camera. checking out the forecast, 73 right now, feeling humid. headed up to 87. we're going to watch these scattered storms, they happen late in the day and into the evening. they could produce heavy downpours, even the chance for strong winds. tomorrow some sunshine and a few storms. what prosecutors say the victim's fiance did in the moments before he drowned.
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>> good morning, i'm matt o'donnell. it's 7:26 on this wednesday, may 27. let's start talking about i-95 with matt pelman and traffic. matt. >> matt, we could almost reair my report from 7:26 yesterday morning when there was a crash in exactly the same spot. here on 95 in delaware county northbound side right by the commodore barry bridge, you see the left lane blocked with
the accident. emergency crews are on the scene. what that means is with just the two right lanes getting by, you're dealing with a huge delay from the delaware state line through this point at the commodore barry. again, exactly the same as yesterday morning. but better news in bucks county. our crash on the turnpike involving the tanker truck westbound approaching bensalem in the work zone now cleared out. both lanes reopened. on our good buddy ben the ben franklin bridge plenty of traffic coming westbound from the mid span into eighth and vine and 42 little bit extra heavy northbound from the black horse pike up to past 295. that's where there's a crash on the shoulder. matt. >> thank matt. let's take a live look at center city philadelphia. going to get hot today. karen is filling in with david for accuweather. karen. >> we're really stuck in the clouds right nowly what was the get sunshine breaking through shortly. a little bit avenue light breeze let's take a look at your fork. 73 right now headed up to 87. humid day with scattered thunderstorms, especially late in the day into the evening hours. we could get some heavy downpours with any one of
these storm. tomorrow some sunshine, 86 for your high. just a few storms around late in the day. friday partly sunny skies. we're dry. 85. saturday a bit warmer, muggy again, a high of 88. sunday clouds, some showers even the potential for a sustained period of rain, 80 for your high and some of that rain could linger into monday. it's much cooler. we drop down to the low 70's but sticky today matt. >> thanks karen. philadelphia police are questioning man in connection with assaults on two women. the story is posted on 6abc.com. i'm whoopi goldberg and new york
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good morning, america. right now, police raids in miami and around the world in a major corruption scandal. allegations the u.s. was robbed of hosting the world cup. more severe weather hitting the houston area this morning. prosecutors in the kayak murder case now detailing how she let her fiance drown. we have a lot to get to this morning, including a big "gma" investigation of pick pocketing. a professional pick pocket tells us what to do to make sure it doesn't happen to you. some really helpful tips just ahead. we begin with new revelations on the woman accused of killing her fiance while kayaking on the hudson river. prosecutors saying she removed the plug on his kayak so it
would fill with water. >> reporter: vincent viafore's body was missing for more than a month. this week end, it was found. his fiance indicted for his murder by a grand jury. this morning, new allegations in the death of vincent viafore. as prosecutors indict his fiance angelika graswald on murder. >> the deviceceased was reported missing opinion on april 30th miss graswald was charged. >> reporter: she's eye caused edaccused of killing him last month. she pulled the paddle away from him as he struggled to stay above water. the d.a. saying she failed to call for help in a timely man nor. and a witness saw her intentionally capsize her own
kayak. after the disappearance, she described the frantic moments in the 40-degree water. >> he was trying to figure out how the paddle the waves. they were getting crazy. and -- and then i just saw him flip. >> reporter: prosecutors say the 35-year-old admitted she tampered with viafore's kayak. her alleged motive? some $250,000 of insurance policies. telling police it felt good knowing he had died. >> he had no leash or teter to keep him tied to the kayak. no wet or dry suit. he didn't take a single precaution. i think what happened was, they were overcome by a powerful hudson river. >> reporter: graswald remains behind bars with a bond of $9 million and will be arraigned on
friday. she'll plead not guilty. >> let's talk to dan abrams. a lot of choppy waters that day. how do prosecutors prove she killed him? >> based on what we know right now this is not an easy case. the key is her statements. the authorities are saying that she basically confessed to it. her lawyer saying there was a language barrier. she misspoke. they didn't understand what she was saying. she's not a native american speaker. et cetera. there are comments in her diary which are incriminating. then the possibility of inconsistent statements as to what happened. that will the the key to the case. without being able to demonstrate her own comments are incriminating, i don't think they have a particularly strong case. >> though prosecutors say they have witnesses watching what was happening on the water. >> yeah but you know what? witnesses watch someone in a kayak from afar and distinguishing between turning yourself into the water and
falling into the water because you were frantically scrambling and scared. the witnesses will say, it didn't see that choppy. maybe she tried more than once to overturn the kayak. i'm making this up. but, that can be interpreted in many ways. the prosecutors focus on what she did after. >> a week later, she's singing karaoke in a bar looking happy. >> and putting up instagram pictures. don't forget about casey anthony. the mother who was accused of killing her 2-year-old who went out partying and put up pictures of herself partying shortly after her child died. found not guilty. i mean i have never seen so incriminating a post-death photos as in the casey anthony case. but the jurors said sorry, that's not enough in and of itself to convict. i think you're again going to need her statements to be believable and credible as incriminating without the sort
of ambiguity the lawyer is saying there is. now to the flight attendant in hot water if ar preflight photo shoot posing for pictures inside a jet engine right before takeoff. passengers thought something didn't seem right and reported her. t.j. holmes you have had your eye on this. >> imagine in you board your night. look out the window you see a woman standing in the engine. a few minutes later, she's on board telling you where the security the emergency exits are, right? well what do you do at that point? well, we don't know how much trouble this woman is in. but man, she got a heck of a facebook profile picture out of it. this morning, these photos creating all kinds of turbulence for this flight attendant. passengers boarding a flight spotted erica deal posing for pictures. one passenger got her name
contacted wls, an abc affiliate, asking if this photo was part of the new preflight checklist. the airline telling abc news overnight, the activity portrayed in the photo goes against spirit policy. but for more m in the flying community, the outrage over deal's photo shoot is ploun out of pro portion. >> i'm a former flight attendant. i have a picture in a jet engine. pretty much emp i know who has been a flight attendant. it's one of those things we like to do. >> reporter: support growing online after flight attendant and best-selling author heather poole took the situation to twitter. the photo of flight attendant in the enjing isn't a problem. we all take them. the time she decided to take the picture could be an issue. >> what it comes down to is someone looking out the window
misinterpreting what is going on. it's not a security threat. not a big deal. >> reporter: deal didn't respond to our request for a comment. she told wls she wasn't at liberty to discuss the photos. the issue is not that she took it but was she supposed to do it. airlines have done this as a part of promotions in the past. some have had flight attendants in bikinis. it was part of my research. the picture is a nice picture. it's tasteful. >> i can see if you're a passenger, that's the last thing you want to sew right before your -- >> seat backs, tray tables up. let's get this shot first though. >> as only you can do t.j. thank you very much. >> take care. a new round >> now a flash flood warning in houston itself meaning another two to 4 inches of rain and let's look at ktrk's live shot.
earlier this morning you can see the heaviest rain moving through. remember, it's not just the heavy rain, it is the dangerous lightning, it is the gusty winds and that's just it. we go across world in india more than 1100 people have died in a major heat wave. mostly in the southern states and mostly the folks that work outdoors. that is the big picture. let's get a check closer to home. >> thanks, ginger. we're tracking our own chance for strong storms later today into tonight let's take a look right now at your accuweather forecast. 73 with lots of clouds headed up to 87 with scattered storms late in the day. tomorrow some sunshine and a few more storms. to the northwest and rockies. more poblgts of storms. >> keep an eye on it. thank you, ginger. ahead, we hear from one of the children caught inside the bounce house after a water spout september it flying. and "gma" investigates pick pocketing. a real pick pocket shares his
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we're back now at 7:42 with "gma" up vest gates. today, how to protect from pick pockets wile you're shopping. while you're cruising the aisles pick pockets are watching you. cecilia vega has the details. >> reporter: take a look. coral springs police say this video shows a woman attempting to steal another woman's wallet right in the middle of a busy grocery store. watch as he up zips another woman's purse but quickly moves away. spl she realizes there's numerous people watching. so she backs off. >> reporter: she did not give up. follows the same woman to another area of the store. check out the top right corner of your screen. police say she just took her wallet. police say these videos show theft rings in action.
in san diego last near, watch as this unsuspecting shopper turned away from her kaurt. the man on the right sees his chance takes her wallet and hides it under a tote bag. >> he's got to do it just when she's reaching. >> reporter: professional pick pocket bob arnault knows the game. he's getting her purse while she's getting her fruit. he showed "gma" up vest gates just how easy we can make it for pick pockets. take a look as he and his wife, bambi, distract these people. the woman on the right leaves her purse on her chair. bob swoops in. did you have any idea what he was doing right behind you? >> no. >> reporter: watch on the right as he takes the other woman's purse. >> oh! >> reporter: how much of this is about your quick fingers? how much of this is about just them not paying attention? >> i think it's more about them
not paying attention. >> reporter: tip number one, don't be distracted by nice conversation from someone who appears well dressed. how do you not become a victim. show me your purse? >> it's fairly safe. always here. never on behind me like this never. >> reporter: that's tip number two. keep your belongings in your line of sight. tip three, keep your wallet and phone in the bottom of your purse, not the top. for "good morning america," cecilia vega abc news phoenix. >> all right. thank you. all the people in the piece knew they were being taped as part of an abc shoot. they didn't know what for. no laws were broken. lots cop lgping up on "gma." could waiting to cut your baby's umbilical cord set them up for success later in life? a little bit longer make them maybe a little bit smarter? we'll get into it. what a champion surfer did
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state line up to the barry bridge. 38 minutes is going on five times what there travel time ideally should be. use 13 through chester even stay up on route one as alternates. on the turnpike westbound our tanker truck accident approaching bensalem long gone. still about 5 miles of heavy traffic coming from new jersey traveling through bucks county and in new jersey in burlington county you're hitting the brakes on 295 northbound because of an earlier crash past 130. meanwhile 42 is also still extra heavy because of an earlier crash past 295. all these accidents are gone. but the heavy delays linger, matt. >> okay, thank you matt. let's go to meteorologist karen rogers for a look at accuweather. she's filling in for david. karen. >> hey, matt it's sticky out here this morning. we have lots of clouds above us right now but i want to show you satellite6 and action radar you can see some of those clouds start to break especially to our south and west. we'll get some of that sunshine mixing through and storms come through late in the day into this evening. here's your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, it's humid today, scattered thunderstorms late today
87 degrees for your high. some sunshine tomorrow, a few more storms, 86. friday partly sunny and dry 85. saturday a bit warmer and muggy, 88, matt. >> thank you karen. fifa officials had a hand in denying philadelphia's bid for the world cup accused of taking bribes. that's on my facebook feed. oh no, we have a dress code here, and it's not see through. next! whoa, this is a lunchbox not a halloween bag. so sorry - this lunchbox is already at capacity. rrrrr...a natural beauty. you're making me melt. shall we?
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wow, never too early for the "gma" jam. look at those morning risers. that workout is call eded pow. >> they're right above us right now. we can hear them. combining pilates, cardio and drumming. >> you can see it's lower for the lower quarters. and the drumming takes your mind off how much pain you're in. it's fun. those are not just any ordinary drumsticks. the secret to how to rock out for a rock pard body. we'll explain it all george. >> right now, to amy with the morning rundown. an international crackdown. some of the top officials in world soccer are under arrest in a mass i have corruption scandal. at least 14 people charged with allegations they took more than
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>> one guess. one guess. >> are you worn out now? >> i'm exhausted. great workout, people. >> we'll show you how to do it at home. time now for the "heat up dex" and this morning's hot button. new details about the scandal surrounding the duggar family. this morning, more advertisers are pulling out of the show. we're learning more about the therapy josh received. tom llamas is here with the latest. good morning, tom. >> reporter: good morning. this story gets stranger and darker every day. now we're learning more about how this whole thing they have un unraveled because of the oprah winfrey show. >> we're the duggars. >> reporter: this morning, the fate of one of tlc's highest rated shows looks bleak. the list of advertisers yanking commercials from "19 kids and counting" grows. walgreens, payless, and choice hotels all tell abc news they're
pulling their ads from the future episodes in the wake of allegations that josh duggar molested five underage girls when he was 14 and 15 years old. >> reporter: according to police report before alerting a state trooper, parents jim bob and michelle learned of the problem if 2002. shortly thereafter they september josh to a christian treatment center in arkansas. where "people" magazine reports he began therapy. >> josh's mother admitted the counselor was not a certified counselor. >> reporter: the found e of the facility christian minister bill gothard later accused of sexual harassment. >> we have for every one of you, the answer. >> reporter: he resigned his position at the institute last year saying my actions of holding of hands, hugs and touching of feet or hair with
young ladies crossed the pounds of distrex. i have never kissed a girl nor i have touch a girl immorally or with sexual intent. a tipster contacted "the oprah winfrey show" in 2006 with the allegations against josh. the show contacting the department of human services. while josh duggar, the 27-year-old married father of three has apologized saying that has at a teenager he's acted inexcusably, he was never arrested or charged with a crime. the police report expunged. with every prayer circle. >> okay let's all hold hands here. >> reporter: and every courtship -- >> obviously, no sex before marriage. >> reporter: they put their conservative christian values turned spot light. some are coming out the defend and forgive josh, including former arkansas governor and presidential candidate, mike
huckabee. and the father-in-law of recently married jessa. saying i'm rooting for you. the couple in the center of the free-range parentinging fire storm. they're speaking out now after being cleared in one of the cases. david wright has the story. >> reporter: meet the mayteevs of silver spring maryland. >> the so-called free-range parents. >> they're accused of child neglect >> reporter: earlier this year after they aloud their kids ages 6 and 10 to walk home from a local park unsupervised maryland child protective services accused them of unsubstantiated child ne dplekt. they fought back. their case making national headlines. this week without explanation, the authorities caved. you must be relieved.
>> very much so. >> reporter: does this peenmean you're in the clear? >> we're hopeful. that they've eased the policies and we'll be in the clear. >> reporter: the meitivs are known whatz is free-range parents. a controversial approach. >> if you give a kid too much freedom, he hay not learn how to socialize. there's the very real possibility that too little supervision can lead to actual danger. >> reporter: but the meitivs insist it's their call. >> our rights were violated. the constitution protects parents' rights. >> reporter: state and county officials won't comment. they're not completely in the clear. the kids picked up a second time in april and held for five hours. you still have another one hanging over your head. >> we're not 100% sure what will happen if someone calls the police again.
>> reporter: raffi and devor a are excited to start wandering again. what happens if you see a police car? >> my first thought is oh no better hide. >> reporter: perhaps understandable. the parents and kids now hoping to be left alone. for "good morning america," david wright abc news silver spring. >> let's talk about it with our parenting expert dr. janet taylor. a lot of people saying the government has no right to tell me how to parent. >> we live in a society governored by law. most of us don't need a law or rule to tell us how the parent our kids. some do. regarding education. >> don't have to tell you what a debate this has been. people are on both sides of this. saying okay i want my child to be self-reliant. the other ones saying on the other side of it. what is your take? >> parenting involves a lot of factors. number one is discipline.
children need rules. they need to know healthy curiosity in settings that do not make them afraid. >> to free or not to free? what is your sad vice? >> are you doing this because you want free time or because you value teaching your kids independence. know your kids. and know potential pitfalls. it's wonderful to teach your kids. walk with them. take them on a trial run. ask them what if questions. they feel confident. you can identify what they need to be safe on the streets sflp what about back in the day, decades ago, my parents, so many of us were told come back at supper. >> it didn't have a title. that's what life was. >> right, exactly. >> there are fears that are out there. you do have to let your kids explore. your parents also had consequences. you had other families looking out. we spent more tamly time together. and i think we can't discount that fact that we need to get that together time.
that creates a seps of confidence and independence in your children. >> you made a good point. other neighbors watching out. that seems to strange about this. instead of saying do you need help? the parents call the police. >> that goes back to the lack of connection and communication. >> i love the tweet, someone said about this whole issue, kids enough -- this is what you do. enough to learn but cannot so much so that they believe they're this charge. >> that's for sure. >> kids are never in charge. >> she said that was per her mom. thank you, janet. the conversation i'm sure no doubt, will continue. also in the heat index. melissa mccarthy opens up. she's using her fame to stand up for plus-sized women. we love her. saying she's foonlly get go of the pressure to be perfect. mara schiavocampo has that story. ♪ brings all the boys ♪ >> reporter: while she's known for her outsized personality. >> hey, how did you get that
picture of me. >> reporter: this morning, melissa mccarthy is speaking out. saying she's tired of society body-shaming larger women. telling magazine there's just this weird thing about how we see women in the society. there's a big thing missing where you can't dress to your mood above a certain number. malls se agree gate plus-sized women. the mom of two releasing a clothing line this summer says she's teaching her daughters about feminism. when i told my daughters there had never been a female president, they were like, what is this how is that possible? >> i want women to know that you don't have to work for the company. you can run the company. >> she's wildly successful. she's taking a stand saying i'm comfortable in who i am. >> i put out my sexuality through motion. >> reporter: she says she's also letting go of the pressure to be
perfect. which can be especially strong in hollywood. who cares if my eyes are puffy because i ate 44 almonds last night. or my legs are short? to my core i don't care. >> you're a spy. >> i know. >> reporter: the actress who plays a spy in her newest movie. >> that's a confidence builder. >> reporter: now on a real-life mission to empower women. for "gma" gm, mara schiavocampo. >> mar are, thank you so much more that. melissa is talented. >> and convincing there, too. >> very much so. "spy" looks great. can't wait to see it. let's get ano >> rob basketball my friends here from atlanta are feeling very at home nice and warm and sticky. we'll get storm in the northeast. they've already had them in texas, though, look at this picture we've got and this live image is coming in. this is tedera lake southwest of dallas and the town has
voluntary evacuations many, see on highways near there up to 15 feet of water when that thing breaks. stow so flash flood warnings still in place especially east texas, parts of louisiana this morning and unfortunately we've got more rain headd that way and remember you a just saying it's going to be stormy here. severe storms moving through especially late afternoon and evening. that's the big picture. let's get a look closer to home. >> thanks, ginger. we're on the other side of that storily weeny really need the rain and chance of downpours later on. let's take you outside and you see the clouds. starting to get some breaks in the clouds right now as we look over the ben franklin bridge. let's check the current numbers for you it's 74 degrees headed up to 87, it's warm today, humid, some scattered storms late in the day into tonight. with some downpours associated with them. tomorrow some sunshine, a few more storms. at the end of the day a high of 86. friday partly sunny, looking good, 85. s morning. i just found gabriella.
she's got a good double wave. can you do that again? yeah. where are you from? >> albuquerque, new mexico. >> we love to have you here. let's get inside to lara and "pop news" ♪ >> oh yeah. >> feel it. let's start with liam neeson. he can add master pitchman to his credits. a marketing firm released its new "n" score service. the celebrities that have the most influence with consumers. he starred in a super powell commercial and is the voice of the ireland tourism board. he had an "n" score of 94. number one. followed by pierce brosnan at number two. other notable names. amy was that an mm? >> robin and i nodding in confirmation. >> yes, he's very good at that. other notable names, lincoln pitchman matthew mcconaughey
jennifer garner. you have seen a lot of commercials these days. and jeff bridges. remember when i did that he does that sleeping thing. >> that's strange, too. the lincoln. >> yeah but we talk about it all the time. he was on "saturday night live." i think it's reckognizability. move over will smith. a new prince of bel airks rks r. a film producer is building a palace. he plans to sell it for more than $500 million. what does a half bill let's call it a half bill. what does it get you? a 74,000-square-foot main house. a 30-car garage. a full-fledged casino. an imax theater.
four swimming pools. and a jelly fish room. and i said to myself self, if i'm going to pay a half bill i better get a jelly fish rule. >> or the deal is off. >> they might as well not sting. >> agreed. also in "pop news" you may have seen amy schumer on the "bachelorette" this week. hash tag draft amy to make schumer the next bachelorette. it seems like it's working. amy, here's the official offer. just say yes and we start tomorrow. #draftamy. her response here i come. >> oh, boy. >> if that happened. it did. it could.
>> hysterical. >> it would be a rom com. >> it would go out with a bang. >> watch out, men. and a last little quickly. it's hump day. what do you say? hump -- >> hump day. >> how do you do it? it's hump day? >> no pressure. >> hump day! mike mike mike mike mike. mike mike mike mike mike. >> otherwise known as wednesday. this guy we found online. because of this he was shaking his tail feathers. according to his owners he does this all the time. set to irish music. we're sure it's because we're over the hump. keep going, buddy. michael flaherty watch out. that's "pop news" everybody. >> it is hump day. thank you, lara. we needed that. getting ready to sculpt
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>> ♪♪ >> new information here. philadelphia police are questioning a man who they say tried to open the door of a south philadelphia home this morning with two people inside. neighbors now say it is the same house where a man broke in to sexually assault a woman on monday. police believe that person depicted in this sketch from monday also at tacked another woman back in march. 8:27. let's turn to matt pelman for a look at traffic. >> matt we have been watching big delco delays this morning earlier on 95 with an earlier crash there. now there's a wreck on the blue route 476 northbound by baltimore pike the off to the side but you see what's happening many people are slowing down to see what's going on. extra crowded coming north from 95 through this point at baltimore pike. in brewerytown thompson street closed because of the fatal row home fire from this morning. good area to avoid. also have a crash in pennsauken northbound lanes of
130 at north park drive near connie mac a couple lanes are blocked and a crash on 70 westbound just cleared. our crash on 295 coming out of burlington county headed into mercer county is also gone but still slow speeds and in west windsor mercer county watch out for a wreck on route one northbound past meadow roadblocking to lanes there. matt. >> thank you matt. david is off. meteorologist karen rogers is here with the heat for today. >> that's right. going to warm up today that's for sure, matt. the clouds trying to brighten here a little bit but still cloudy skies. humid with thunderstorms around late in the day and into this evening and any one could produce strong downpours. 87 degrees for your high but it's going the feel warmer than that when you factor in the humidity. tomorrow what was see some sunshine and a few more storms scattered in the afternoon a high of 86. on friday, partly sunny skies. we're dry and 85. saturday a bit warmer and muggy again, 88 and 80 on sunday matt. >> thanks, karen. the lineup for the wawa welcome america celebration on the fourth of july includes miguel and the roots and is posted on 6abc.com.
♪ baby now take me into your lovin' arms ♪ [ cheers and applause ] just two days until the phenomenal ed sheeran hits the stage for our party in the park. go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo!. >> i love this song. >> i love this song too. >> sorry, robin. >> that's okay. >> you can join us live in central park this friday. what are you doing? >> we're getting a workout. >> there's lara and ginger pounding away. you're going to pound away and your pounds as well in our gym helping you drum up your best body ever where the hottest new workout trend. it's called as you might imagine, pound. a cardio jam session with
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shortly after her engagement in 2010 panty hose snaels the u.s. went up 11%. and in the uk an astonishing 85%. today, donna karan's the nude's line is the faster growing hosiery category. women we spoke to say they're torn as to whether they'll make a run for the panty hose aisle. >> i'm not a big panty hose person. it's good to suck things in. >> it can be a fashion statement. >> it's like wearing concealer. concealer for your legs. >> reporter: but those that embrace the allure say what's old is new again in a very hot way. for "good morning america," aditi roy, abc news san francisco. >> and we're joined by style guru gretta monahan, fashion expects on brides gone style, premiering next month. we have real women here modeling panty hose. >> we do. >> i asked you, are they all
wearing hose? they didn't look like they were. >> you tell me. who do you think is wearing hose and who isn't? >> it's hard to see if any of them are. i can kind of see that you're wearing them. but the rest of them? >> they all want to comment. they're all wearing panty hose. because it's a major trend. we all know that this sort of went ut of style at a certain point because people felt they were really you know kind of old lady looking. now they're back and better than ever. >> they're not your dprandgrandma's panty hose. >> new fabric. you can tug of war with these. >> they don't snag as easily? >> snag resistant. but be careful. you want to protect your investment. >> nudes are the ones i tend to shy away from. colored uns, i use for warmth in the winter time. is it more about making a
statement? >> it's a cosmetic for the legs. we call them leg concealer. for a long time women were bying tanning products. now we're seeing celebrities embracing it. >> can you convince those out there who say no to the hose? >> i say it's up to you. >> very good answer. and, you know i mean every now and then it's nice. they look beautiful. you look fantastic. >> they do look sheer. >> i don't want to stand next to them. over to >> i don't know if i'm ready. hey, look at my new friends from flat rock michigan between detroit and toledo. we'll start on the west coast and look at the bay bridge in san francisco. fog this morning. you have that may gray going into the june gloom. you can see it on the satellite too. that low pressure system up in the rockies not going to affect the coast but san francisco only goes for a high today of 64, inland getting warmer there reading at 91
and 98 palm springs. phoenix will see 100 later this week. that damaging wind large hail all possible in the northeast this afternoon and evening. that's the big picture. let's get a check closer to home. >> looks like those storms ginger will hold off until late in the day. we have the chance for strong winds and downpours. nothing happening right now let's take a look at your forecast. a high of 87. it's warm and humid with scattered thunderstorms late in the day. tomorrow some sunshine an few more storms. tracphone. you see it here. he wants me to go to sleeping bear dunses. you have one more chance to enter. you have sleeping bear duns national lake shore. and then pictured rocks national lake shore. or lake of the clouds lookout in the mountains. i'm so excited. find out more about these amazing places on our website.
don't forget to vote. the poll closes tomorrow. it's all sponsored by pure michigan. it's all up to you. george? thank you, ginger. now the summer blockbuster season. it's heating up. you head to the movies you may have a little bit of deja vu. chris connelly has the story. >> reporter: the surfing. the sky diving. the bro-tastic bonding. any of this remind you of something? that's right, it's "point break" again. barrelling down remake mountain this christmas. more than 24 years after the late patrick swayze and keanu reeves teamed up for the first one. with familiar franchises getting reinvented. mad max, star wars. one look at a movie release schedule will tell you. hollywood has gone
rebooty-licious. the franchise that t-rexed the summer of '93 return this is summer with jt jurassic world." and if you're counting, terminateor genesys is going to be back. used to be a mad max movie meant war is mel. gibson that is. 30 years after he teamed with tina turner. this post-apocalyptic refigures with charlize theron and tom hardy. >> fans can have two-way dialogue. >> reporter: the small scene with the remix it mind set, too. twin waex. the x fils. and of course fuller house. those girls grew up just great reimagination of the tgif
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this is so exciting. we have a new competition on the show. it's time for a brand-new competition in improve this. alison is with us. we'll talk about the tips you need to become a master painter. we have two master painters with us or so they say. we're about to find out. please meet our contestants, miss amy robach. and miss ginger zee. wow. all right. so first, we want to talk to you, my friend alison. >> yes. >> another diy-er. talk to me about kitchen crashers. you go in there, take drab to fab in no time. >> in three days. i find people at the hardware store. literally ambush them.
you're getting a beautiful kichen in three days. mine took six months. we're rehabbing, brand-new, everything. making a mess. >> we want to let viewers know this is something that amy and ginger know. paint can make such a huge difference in any room. >> huge. yeah. >> so welcome to our competition. here we go. this is well i don't know what to call it. i don't know if it has an -- does this have an actual -- brush it off is what we're calling it. ladies i'm going to give you a question. i'll give you the answer. al you'll give it to me. every answer will have a tip. we promise you, america. >> you have to learn something. >> question number one, somewhat the first thing you do before you payment the wall? wait. >> sorry. i thought that was the end of it. >> she's just like me. hang up pictures so you can paint around them. clean and sand the wals. or paint the baseboards.
[ bell rings ] >> amy? >> clean and sand the walls. >> ding ding ding. >> ginger zee, please wait to hear all the answers. buzz in if you know the answer. which of the tools on the table should you use to determine how much payment you need? this is tricky. [ bell rings ] >> get the actual item. >> how much payment you need. >> which of the tools -- i don't see it. >> it's right there. >> oh there it is. >> amy, again. >> you have to measure the square footage. the width times the height gives you the square footage. >> i know'm with this. >> i know. >> which of the items on the table is needed along with your foam roller to paint a ceiling. which item? >> go ahead, amy. >> robach.
>> i've painted 50 rooms in my life. >> we have to use these. >> it's more fun when you're challenged. >> we like to get on a ladder with this brush and drinking wine. two-tone color schemes work best in large rooms bedrooms and living room no limits. any room can look great in a -- who had it? >> ginger. >> c, any room can look great. >> ginger zee. >> color combos. >> we put them together. i love this one because it's tone on tone on tone. you look at the paint deck you stay in the same family you can highlight the room. i'm not a huge accent wall fan. i love orange. just on one wall. commit paint every wall. accent it in a different room. your house flows.
>> i'll do one last question. then we term who wins the gelden paint brush. don't fight over our beautiful trophy. if you mess up while painting what is the best solution? a, payment over the mistake when it dries. b, call a profession nalg. contradiction, drink a bottle of wine, say, what the heck? >> you made that one up. >> a. >> paint over a mistake when it's dry. >> wait until it dries. don't start sanding. >> but for me maybe b. >> the winner of this week's golden paint brush, miss amy robach. >> ginger. >> can i say how much i love a girl two can combine stilettos with flannel. >> and paint in them. >> you do it on the show so well. >> thank you. >> everybody do check out
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oh so nice that you have drumsticks to match my dress. are you ready for the hottest new workout. we've been showing it all morning long. it's called pound, right? >> yes. >> it's a way to drum out that extra weight. reena ninan will show us. we'll show you how to get it done. >> reporter: it's all about the rocking. >> are you ready to rock?
>> reporter: the rolling. >> let's go. >> reporter: calorie blasting hottest new workout, pound. it's a full-body jam sex that get your heart rate up and your squats down low. pounding away those pounds sizzling off up to 900 calories an hour. >> it is a mix of drumming and fitness. it's entertainment in disguise. we use the weighted rip sticks. after about 45 minutes, you feel it. >> reporter: pound rockout workout is available at over 1300 gyms worldwide. including crunch in madonna's hard candy fitness gym. you can get the dvd and turn the living room into a full rock studio. >> i like pound because it's literally a party for about 45 minutes. it's so much fun. high energy. a butt-kicker. >> reporter: a kick-butt workout pounding you into shape and getting you those rock star rock
hard abs. for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. >> feeling it. feeling it. it's time for the pound class rigts here in our "gma" gym like this. crunch regional group leader zuta gilchriest is going to show us how to do it. if you're not musically inclined you can do this? >> pound is for everybody. it's a mix of drumming fitness, fun. a total body workout. >> it's a nice distraction. three basic moves. >> the first one. a squat position. a rainbow. taking to it the side. great for working the owebliques. the second one, down up. hitting the floor, getting the hart rate up. working the lerks abs. that's the second move. >> the third move? >> the third move we'll do the
rain up. again, working balance, stability, upper body. >> you're just lucky i'm not dressed right. put it all together. >> five, six, seven, eight. ♪ i've been locked out of heaven ♪ >> rain up rain up rain up. >> get 'em, zuta. get 'em, zuta. >> good, and -- let's go. floor. other side. >> all right. i can -- and the pound class is offered at gyms nationwide. we'll be right back. whoo!
for assignment. thanks for our crunch fitness team and the entire workout crew for helping us pound it out all morning. have a great day, everybody. >> have a great day. >> ♪♪ >> the fast moving house fire killed a woman in the city's brewerytown section this morning. broke out on the 2600 block of west thompson estate at 5:30 a.m.
fire officials say they found no working smoke detectors in that home. 8:57. wednesday morning. matt pelman is taking a look at the roads. matt. >> matt, i know sometimes the kids cheer when this happens. the bus driver and the driver stuck behind the disabled school bus probably not so much. we're here on 95 southbound side of allegheny broken down school bus. they're getting ready to tow it away blocking two of the center lanes right now. so extra heavy as you come south from bridge street through this point at allegheny on 95. westbound stopped solid from 95 out toward broad street these delays of course spilling back onto the ben franklin bridge westbound. in plymouth meeting a crash along germantown pike at atrium way. one in warrington involving a motorcycle this morning along 611 southbound at bristol road. matt. >> thank you matt. let's turn to karen filling in for david with accuweather. karen. >> hey, matt, temperature nudged up a little bit in the past hour. let's look at the numbers. now 76 degrees already in philadelphia. warm and sticky out here. 74 in allentown, 75 in
millville. the clouds have been hanging tough but as you look at satellite6 and action radar you can see all no, sir philadelphia we're stuck in the clouds, lots of breaks elsewhere around the region and those showers trying to build in from the west but that really doesn't happen until late today and into tonight. so, humid today, some scattered thunderstorms with strong winds possible, even some heavy downpours a-87, matt. >> thank you karen. new surveillance video of a sexual assault suspect in philadelphia. see the video on our twitter feed. story is also coming up on "action news" at noon. plus four bullets fly into a house with a sleeping family inside. while three other shots hit people on the street. we're following the investigation. "live with kelly and michael" is next here on 6abc. kevin connolly and paula abdul on the show. i'm matt o'donnell. have a great wednesday. ur pets... aren't the only ones...
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