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and . good morning, america. washed away. those massive rainstorms out west wreaking new havoc triggering rescues from the water. this big rig slides out of control on the rain-slicked freeway crashing into several cars. >> oh, my goodness. oh, dear, it went over the thing. >> terrifying new video of the deadly flash floods in utah. two cars washed away in an instant. donald trump ready for battle. the gop front-runner under fire ahead of tonight's big debate. his own party taking aim with new ads and now the vice president saying the billionaire's message is, quote, sick. >> new overnight, the sole survivor of that shooting ambush on live tv tells her story for the first time. >> i was just concentrating on being so still that he wouldn't shoot me again. and then it was quiet.
>> playing dead to stay alive. and how she plans to honor the other victims. ♪ back in the ussr >> the phantom phone call? sir elton and president putin in a battle over gay rights. did the russian leader invite the legendary singer for a summit or was the megastar the victim of a prank? ♪ back in the ussr good morning, america. happy wednesday. let's take a look watt some live radar. the weather system doing so much damage in the west this week and you see salt lake city and boise there but the kind of down of pour you are seeing in los angeles hardly ever comes this time of year. once in a lifetime. >> we have a new look at pictures of that devastating flash flooding in utah. you see the wreckage of the cars, raging water is so powerful. another storm moving in out west and ginger will start us off with that. >> we just smashed daily rain records from san diego to los angeles.
you can see the highways covered but we have that flash flooding and still warnings already in the northern rockies. the wettest september day in more than 75 years creating a deluge in los angeles. rivers rapidly rising, rescuers pulling a man and a dog from a tree after they climb it to avoid getting caught up in the rushing water. slick roads sending this semi spinning on a san diego freeway crashing into several cars and a local news van. the rain, part of the same flow that caused that carnage in utah. >> oh, my goodness. >> new video capturing the horrifying moments two vehicles were washed downriver. inside three women and 1 children. >> oh, that van, oh, dad, there's two vehicles. >> reporter: we know 12 of them with killed. authorities say a 0-foot wall of water took out the vehicles.
>> oh, my goodness. oh, dear, it went over the thing, oh, no. there goes the other van. >> the body of a 10-year-old boy was recovered 6 and a half miles downstream from where the vehicles came to rest. three survived and this morning, one is still missing. also in utah's zion national park four hikers dead, three still missing after flash flooding swept through a canyon. >> we are hoping but right now it's not looking good. >> remember, all those horrible pictures you just saw come from one to two inches of rain because they fall in mountains and all congregates at the top of the mountain and flash floods down. especially when you have dry areas or burn scars and that's what we're about to see today. great news for the valley fire, they'll actually get rain, so the sacramento valley will pick up 1 to even 2 inches of rain. this is good and bad, bittersweet and we'll follow it throughout the day. >> thanks very much. the race for president, "your voice, your vote" and the stage set for tonight's big gop
debate. donald trump front and center taking fire from all sides, even vice president weighing in for the first time. the other candidates hoping for a breakout moment when they face off tonight at the reagan library in california. abc's tom llamas is there. good morning, tom. >> reporter: george, good morning to you, the debate will take place in a building behind me and this is holy ground for republicans, as you mentioned the reagan library but where the 40th president is buried so they will atake this seriously and those 11 candidates are going to be on stage fighting to prove they can carry the reagan legacy, the reagan tradition and center stage the front-runner, donald trump. overnight, donald trump rallying on a battleship in southern california, supporters up close but right down below, demonstrators trying to drown him out. trump giving them a thumb's up ignoring them in his speech and punching his immigration stance hard. >> a woman who is nine months pregnant walks across the
border, has a baby and you have to take care of that baby for the next 85 years. >> reporter: but now vice president joe biden saying enough is enough calling trump's message sick. >> there's one guy absolutely denigrating an entire group of peep, appealing to the baster side of human nature. working on this notion of sen phobia if a way that hasn't occurred in a long time. >> reporter: biden's comment coming as conservative super pac s are unleashing anti-trump ads like this from right to rise which is supporting jeb bush. ♪ >> we lose everywhere. murderers, crime. >> reporter: i asked trump about the predebate pile-on. >> it's not going to have any impact. have you seen the ads? >> no energy. the whole deal is awful. >> reporter: this as a new national poll shows dr. ben carson neck and neck with trump as they head into the debate. >> well, the nice hinge is i'll be center stage this time so it'll be more difficult for them
to ignore me. >> reporter: and trump who famously said he didn't prepare for the last debate may try a different strategy this time. >> how is your debate prep going? >> i think very good. >> reporter: now, we should note that this is a much smaller space, trump has fed off those large crowds, he feeds off their laugh, off their cheers but this is a much smaller space. it's not going to be like cleveland where he was in front of thousands and each campaign will have seats there so it will be equal. back to you. >> tom, thanks very much. we break it down with jon karl. last time around took tough questions from the moderators, the other candidates not so much but this time cnn signaling they'll try to create direct confrontations. >> the moderators are clear they want to provoke a fight so it's going to happen, not only that but the others will be guns for trump much last time, george, the other candidates felt they could ignore him. he would fade away. he would commit some gaffe that would kill his campaign. nobody thinks that anymore. they will be going after him
hard. >> ben carson joked about it. he was basically ignored except he had a great closing statement. this time will be a real test for him. >> carson is the story. he is rising faster than trump. if you look at the latest poll, he is actually statistically tied with donald trump nationally. he is on the rise standing center stage right next to donald trump. i have two questions about that, one, will trump go after him? trump hates the idea of somebody else rising faster in the polls than he does. the only thing is they're both the outsiders. ow do they handle the specifics? >> meanwhile, all the insiders, all the establishment candidates have been losing altitude for the last several weeks. for some of them this will be a make or break moment. >> if you take a look at the stage, we have 11 candidates because carly fiorina has been added, the one woman on the stage, but they are all in single digits besides carson and trump and they are struggling for money. i think it is quite possible that by the next debate, one or two, maybe even more of these candidates are out. their campaigns are done. this is their make or break
moment. they're desperate to break through some way. >> we'll be watching tonight, jon karl, thanks very much. >> all right, george. now to a tragedy on the way to school. a bus crashing off an overpass leaving two high school students dead and two others and the driver injured. this morning, we're hearing from that driver, abc's ryan owens joins us now from houston with the latest. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning. that bus driver saying she thought she was going to die and who could blame her? take a look at the drop her bus took from that overpass down to the street below. a school bus on its side after plunging off a houston overpass and crashing onto the street below. the images of mangled metal enough to make any parent shudder. this important two students from this houston high school are dead. >> gorgeous, full of life. this was going to be her senior year. she was a momma's baby and a daddy's girl. >> reporter: the two other kids
on board the bus and their driver injured. remarkably that bus driver walking out of the hospital overnight. >> i think i'm gonna die. i'm driving and i hear something strong on the left side. after this i don't remember nothing. >> police questioned the driver, they say caused the wreck and later released her. she's a houston teacher and her mother says she's heartbroken. >> it was just a horrible dent. there wasn't anything done deliberate. she's just an emotional wreck right now. >> reporter: it happened at 7:00 a.m. tuesday when this woman seen moments after the crash changed lanes and hit the bus. the bus driver veered out of the way slamming through that guardrail and tumbling onto the street below. the family of the 17-year-old killed already talking about filing lawsuits against both drivers involved. meanwhile, an investigation ongoing this morning into why that guardrail did not hold.
george. >> okay, ryan, thanks very much. we turn now to that hazing death of a college freshman, michael deng died two years ago after a brutal beating from his frat brothers, now 37 people face charges including five young men for murder. abc's linsey davis here with the details. good morning, linsey. >> reporter: good morning, george. it's taken two long years for this investigation, police described it as being stymied by a massive cover-up. now deng's family describes feeling relief those responsible for taking their son's life will be held responsible. this morning, more than three dozen college students face criminal charges ranging from hazing to homicide. two years after the death of this young fraternity pledge 19-year-old chun "michael" deng. now a pennsylvania grand jury recommending five of those fraternity members face charges of third degree murder. >> they have to take responsibility for the death they caused and the cover-up that they created. >> authorities say in december of 2013, members of the pi delta psi fraternity at new york
city's baruch college carried out a brutal hazing rich yalg. pledges were forced to run across a frozen field blindfolded weighted down with backpacks filled with 30 pounds of sand while being assaulted. >> he was singled out and he was treated harsher than the other pledges. >> reporter: police say after realizing deng was unconscious, it took the students two hours before driving him to a hospital 45 minutes away. during that time police say some of the students served the internet for concussion, can't wake up and pupils don't dilate. authorities also say instead of calling police, students called the national fraternity president who told the group to hide all fraternity items. >> that's part of why this investigation took so long. the police met with a lot of individuals who refused to cooperate. that they lied to the police. they tried to hide evidence. >> reporter: a forensic pathologist saying the delay in treatment of one to two hours significantly contributed to the
death of mr. deng. when questioned by police why they didn't call 911 one student said someone looked it up and it cost too much. deng's family is currently pursuing a wrongful death case against the fraternity and attorney for one of the defendants told us overnight, quote, what happened is a tragedy, but this is not a murder case and, george, the arraignment scheduled for tomorrow. >> just a sad and horrible story. okay, linsey, thanks very much. to amy now for today's other top stories and wall street waiting forego some big news. >> that's right. anyone with investments like a 401(k) may want to pay close attention today as the federal reserve meets to decide whether to raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade. higher rates would make it harder to afford a mortgage or a car loan. meanwhile, big job cuts at hewlett-packard eliminating up to 30,000 jobs in addition to 55,000 previously announced. and there is new concern this morning about the thousands of syrian refugees stranded in europe after hupg and other nations imposed new border
controls. many refugees are now trying to drive seeking routes through croatia and other countries hoping to reach germany. nearly 800 people have been rescued trying to cross the mediterranean to europe in the last 24 hours. and police near san francisco are trying to track down suspects after a violent brawl outside monday night's football game between the vikings and 49ers and ryan smith tells us. >> reporter: this morning, police are looking closely at this video, a swarm of fans and 49er jerseys caught on camera repeatedly punching and kicking a vikings fan, the attack showing the vikings fan on his hands and knees trying to break free. a security official desperately tries to intervene. but fists still fly. and as the vikings fan lay face down, a woman kicking him twice. the man posting the video claiming the vikings fan instigated the attack talking smack to a 49er fan then saying in a crowd, what's up, any of
you bleepers want some. police dispatched to the scene and the assailants leaving before they arrived. >> we put investigators on to fast-track the case and identify these folks. >> reporter: this scene all too common in sports stadiums. last october, this fight in a 49ers bathroom left a victim parnthly paralyzed and who can forget bryan stow, the man attacked by two men on baseball's opening day 2011 putting him into a coma for nine months. in this attack the 49ers saying they're working with police to find those responsible. for "good morning america," ryan smith, abc news, new york. >> all right, ryan, thank you for that. an escape artist who works with famed magician criss angel roofing after a death-defying stunt went wrong. he was chained, handcuffed and suspended in the air spencer
horsman almost freed himself but he could not open that last lock. he was lowered to the ground and then rushed to the hospital. he is now recovering. and finally, a disturbing trend sprung up. i'll let you be the judge. dads and tourists, socks with sandals are now fashionable. calvin klein and bottega virgin vanetta showcased the look and teva telling a socks/sandal package if you want it to be easy. >> i think my daughters wouldn't let me out of the house. >> you're right. >> who knew that my dad was ahead of his time? there you go, daddy. thank you, amy. elton john says russian president vladimir putin called him to discuss gay rights.
the kremlin says never happened. we're going to have that for you in just 30 seconds. it's a case of he said/he said between elton john and russia's president and david wright is here with that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. robin. pop stars and politicians, the more unlikely the matchup, the bigger the potential for news so this one, elton and putin, well, i think it's right up there with bono and george w. bush, maybe even with elvis and nixon.
too good to be true. sadly, there will be no photo-op. ♪ blue jean baby >> reporter: 'the king of bling who has long championed the cause of gay rights. ♪ piano man you -- >> reporter: the piano man now making a stand against the often shirtless seemingly humorless russian president. >> i'd love to sit down with him and talk to him. it's probably pie in the sky. >> reporter: on the bbc elton john proposed a summit with vladimir putin like nixon in china or maybe more like dennis rodman in pyongyang, positioning himself as a most unlikely ambassador. >> you would say to him what is there come on, you know, this is not, you know, gay people are not the problem here. they are not the problem of the world. >> reporter: then monday sir elton posted a note thanking putin for calling him back and saying "i look forward to meeting with you face-to-face to discuss lgbt equality in russia."
♪ maybe putin has a soft spot for music. he's a piano man himself. ♪ ♪ were never to be >> reporter: alas monday a kremlin spokesman denied putin ever actually called. chiding elton john for distracting him with such an irrelevant topic. ♪ like a candle in the wind >> reporter: for now it seems sir elton may have been seeing the world through rose-colored glasses. so it is good-bye yellow brick road to the summit. i had to do it. >> thank you. >> the question who did call elton john and was he punk'd? >> lara there with those puns. contagious. thank you, david. much more ahead this wednesday morning, the sole survivor of that deadly shooting on live tv speaking out for the first time. the only thing i could think of is, play dead.
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we have to get to your local abc station for >> gloats 7:24. brand new video from a fire scene in north philadelphia. broke out on home in the 2200 block of north 18th street before 6:00 a.m. flames were coming from the back of a seconds floor bedroom. no injuries reported. on this wednesday morning going to turn to karen rogers for a look at traffic. >> matt a big problem just in with mass transit. power issues and right now the airport line, wilmington newark line and media elwyn line all canceled because of power problems. the rest of the rails could experience up to 30 minute delays. other big traffic story on i-95. this accident happened about two and a half hours ago. northbound approaching cottman. and right now we still have lane restrictions on i-95 northbound. it was an accident caused by a missing manhole cover so crews have to repair that as well so that's why it could be taking longer.
but look at the jam. northbound jams past girard to approaching cottman. you're looking at a 32 minute ride northbound. southbound is extra heavy, everybody checking it out so a 40 minute ride southbound. we've got an accident in chester county,? you have the a single vehicle accident but it shut down ship road at sunrise boulevard so stick to route 100 as your alternate. also in east rockland township 313 westbound in rockhill township near north ridge road we've got an accident here blocking a lane as well, matt. >> thank you karen. the accuweather forecast after the break. ♪
>> boy is that sun bright. as we stare right into it from our sky6 camera. officially rose at 6:42 this morning and dave murphy is up and at 'em with the accuweather forecast. >> a few high clouds around this morning so a little bit more than that than yesterday but not bad. 64 degrees in philadelphia, very bright, certainly bright enough for shades. and your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast shows a high of 87, summer time still hanging on with sunshine and warm conditions today. still bright tomorrow, warm, 87. pretty much the same story on friday and saturday. gorgeous weather. now, on sunday we're still looking at a cold front coming through that will kick more clouds in, a high of 81 so not quite as warm but it still looks like that frontal boundary itself is going to be fairly moisture starved and we'll have just a stray shower or two, matt. >> okay, thanks so much david. back to "gma."
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welcome back to "gma." you're looking live at the reagan library in simi valley, california. big republican debate tonight. donald trump the front-runner facing off with ten other candidates on that stage. but calm before the storm. ooh, we do say good morning, america. on this wednesday morning we're following that big story and here are some other big headlines we're following right now. more flood fears this morning with another storm moving into the west. l.a. hit with its wettest september day in 75 years. and terrifying new video shows that deadly flash flood in utah. one person still missing. hundreds of families return home briefly today to survey the damage from that fast-moving wildfire that destroyed hundreds of homes. firefighters are still battling to save thousands more homes in danger. yeah, a lot of work out there.
great to have michael here with us this morning. >> good morning. >> big news from facebook. >> very big news. how many of you use facebook and you have that, but you really want to do is that. >> oh, come on. >> well, they're making a big announcement on facebook that could change the way that you communicate and express thumb's up or maybe thumb's down. >> long time coming. that's coming up in "the speed feed." >> we always give you two thumbs up. >> thank you. we begin this half hour with the latest on that tragic shooting that unfolded on live tv. journalists alison parker and adam ward killed by a former colleague. this morning we are hearing from the sole survivor of that attack. vicki gardner telling the story of how she made it out alive. abc's linzie janis is here with all of that, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, robin. gardner endured a serious gunshot wound and two surgeries, she's now home and still recovering. but sharing her incredible story. >> then i saw movement and then
gunfire. >> reporter: overnight, vicki gardner the sole survivor of the shooting ambush that killed reporter alison parker and kama and adam ward on live tv speaking out for the first time telling fox news' greta van susteren about the moment vester flanagan, a disgruntled former tv of station wdbj opened fire. >> the only thin i could think of is play dead. >> reporter: gardner in the middle of being interviewed when she says she noticed flanagan out of the corner of her eye. >> we did see a motion that seemed a little unusual. >> reporter: guarder says flanagan shot ward first then parker then he came for her. >> i was waiting for him to shoot me in the head. when he shot me in the back i said i'm going to be paralyzed, darn. and then i waited. they say, oh, your mind -- world goes in front of your -- in front of you. and it did real fast and i said, i'm ready. >> reporter: she says he shot
multiple times, but miraculously only one bullet hit her. >> i don't know whether he tried to fire off a couple more rounds, i was just concentrating on being so still that he wouldn't shoot me again. and then it was quiet. >> reporter: on friday an emotional homecoming are to the survivor. >> my heart just goes out to alison and adam and they're so young, you know, why, why save me and take them? i just -- but obviously there's a purpose and by golly i will fulfill it. >> well, gardner a local tourism official lost a kidney as a result of that shot. she thinks she survived because she dropped to the ground and played dead and because flanagan ran out of bullets. robin and george, she is planning a tribute event an a permanent memorial to honor parker and ward. >> showed some real spirit there. >> sure does. we have the case of a georgia father charged with murder for leaving his toddler son in a hot car.
the judge ruled against defendant ross harris in a pretrial hearing and steve osunsami has the story. >> reporter: everything that police say justin ross harris told them that early evening in june of last year when his 22-month-old son cooper died in a steaming suv is now admissible at trial. he wasn't arrested until later that evening. but the judge's ruling that a jury should hear harris' statements and emotions at the scene saying that he wasn't being questioned by police at the time. >> and therefore those statements will be admissible. >> reporter: in court one of the lead investigators who got here first shared her take saying he didn't look like a grieving father. >> he was yell iing, but the yelling was scha mon to tone. it wasn't what you'd normally see at like death scenes where you see tears. >> objection. >> reporter: but witnesses who saw harris pull into this parking lot north of atlanta say he seemed deeply wounded after discovering he left his son in the hot car for more than seven hours. >> kept saying what have i done?
what have i done? >> reporter: harris is charged with murder and second degree child cruelty. he's pleading not guilty saying it was an accident. but prosecutors plan to show surveillance video of harris and his son leaving breakfast at a restaurant up the treat from his office just moments before he pulled into work where he says he forgot that his son was still strapped in a back car seat. there's also video of harris returning to the suv at lunch. >> he's in there, he has a clear view. >> reporter: prosecutors say he was having troubles at home and wanted a child-free life. >> reporter: while that baby was out there he was showing pictures of his private parts to other people. >> reporter: his wife is not charged. her lawyers say she stands by her husband. >> she still supports him. she has no even not to. he loved that child more than anything in the world. >> reporter: for "good morning america," steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> our thanks to steve. now to anger in the streets of beverly hills where drivers are racing around in high-end sports cars. remember we showed you this
yesterday. an investigation is now under way into whether the driver's claims of diplomatic immunity if it really protects them. abc's kayna whitworth has the story. >> reporter: this morning, the state department investigating whether the driver's drag racing these exotic sports cars through an upscale neighborhood in beverly hills are really untouchable by the law. this ferrari and porsche zooming past frightened neighbors ignoring stop signs. >> if i got hit i could have easily just -- i could have died. >> reporter: look at these skid marks from the ferrari. you can clearly see it took at least 30 feet for it to even slow down. some residences in the area so nervous they say they plan on avoiding this street altogether. >> oh. >> reporter: but beverly hills police say they were approached by a man who denies speeding but admits the cars are his. the ferrari with registered plates from qatar and claiming diplomatic immunity. >> get out. this is my property. >> reporter: at the home where
the cars were parked this unidentified man lashed out a freelance reporter. >> none of your business. >> reporter: in 35 years of living here have you ever felt more uncomfortable? >> no, no. he's racing up and down the street. that's illegal. if we were doing it we would be taken away. >> reporter: for "good morning america," kayna whitworth, abc news, beverly hills. >> blowing through stop signs. >> so dangerous. >> incredibly dangerous. coming up that deadly flash flooding in utah putting a secretive group in the spotlight. nick watt is there with the latest. nick. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the most secretive, the most controversial church in america, they live in compound, distrust outsiders. could this tragedy tear them apart? today, 1 in 5 kids diagnosed with cancer will not survive.t. and that... is unacceptable. at st. jude children's research hospital
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world this morning. nick watt is in hildale with the story. good morning, nick. >> reporter: these lucky survivors all wearing long prairie dress, their hair braided, the volunteers searching in vain wearing plaid shirts. the uniform for the fun da ment mentalist latter day saints church. >> we realize this is an act of god and not anything we can control. >> the reason because we're not fervent enough or not moving fast enough on a certain project or not moving fast enough on something that the lord's asked us to do. >> reporter: this man and many others drifted from their prophet warren jeffs now in prison convicted of sexually assaulting and marrying underage girls. >> some people still think he's the prophet. >> the majority do.
>> reporter: this town straddling the border of utah and arizona is the cradle of this sect, a moral on offshoot that still practices polygamy, the more wives he has, the more likely he's to make it to heaven. his arrest split the community and now this. >> it's a test to a community, the community is obviously going through a crisis. >> reporter: but their faith in god unbowed. >> i think everyone acknowledges god is involved in this. he has his purposes for doing what he does. >> to me it's heavenly father's way of bringing us together. >> reporter: lara, that's happened already. the night of the tragedy thought that night hundreds of churchgoers both pro and anti-warren jeffs were out here side by side searching for the missing. lara. >> all right, nick, thank you very much. and coming up on "good morning america," that big change coming to facebook. michael is in social square with
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we are having quite the discussion. >> we are. >> michael, have you that big switch with facebook. >> yes, i do. robin, facebook, they tell us that there are about 7 billion likes every day of pictures posted on the site but did everyone really like those posts or was there just no other way to express their opinion? how about a dislike button? yeah, and the company town hall at facebook yesterday founder ceo mark zuckerberg dropped the big news that another choice was on the way and here's the perfect example. >> we kind of have come to understand it's not -- people aren't looking for an ability to down vote other people's posts. what they really want is to be able to express empathy? a perfect xal of that most liked photo ever is this one of vin diesel expressing grief over the loss of his friend paul walker. it got more than 7.8 million likes. it's a case where dislike
wouldn't be the right choice either but now something new is coming. now, what do you think of the new plan. do you like the new plan? what dogs everyone here think? >> it's not going to be a thumb's down. >> no one like's the thumb's down. way to go or i feel for you. >> eeh. >> i concur. >> i don't know. >> kind of so-so. >> i just don't want anything negative. another emotion, that's great. >> how about like, a dislike and a kind of shaky in between on it. >> or i agree -- >> i'm with you. >> this -- >> i don't know what that is. i don't think they'll have that. >> something like that. >> you could find -- >> i'm with you. >> a fist bump. >> you know what, way to go. >> we're working in the wrong business. we should be at facebook giving out ideas. >> they said it's a number one issue with people on facebook. they want something more than just this.
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>> ♪ >> the city of camden will unveil its latest plans today for next week's visit by pope francis. they will include the available patco transit services, when you'll be able to access the ben franklin bridge, whether on foot or through car, and more. "action news" will be there for the announcement so details forthcoming on the air and on 6abc.com. 7:56 on this wednesday. let's turn to karen rogers for a look at traffic. >> matt, we still have big problems with mass transit. the airport line, wilmington newark line, media elwyn line all canceled because of power problems. we're seeing up to 30 minute delays on all other regional rails. it's a mess with mass transit with those power problems. still not resolved yet. not revolved the problems on 95, restrictions on 95. this is your northbound traffic. look how you're crawling approaching cottman. we had an accident happen about 5 o'clock in the morning. we're still seeing restrictions. it was created by a missing
manhole cover. they're trying to fix at that. look at these travel times how they've grown. a 51 minute ride. northbound you usually don't have a delay and that's from the vine to woodhaven, a 42 minute ride southbound with people kind of slowing down and checking out the problem on i-95 northbound, matt. >> okay, thank you karen. taking a live look at a beautiful shot of cape may, new jersey, some early folks on the beach. dave murphy with the accuweather forecast. >> cool and comfortable on the terrace to start out matt. we've got sun up over the horizon nice and bright. the current temperature in philadelphia is 66 degrees. 58 in allentown. and closer to 70 down in some shore points. your after into call from accuweather, well, cool and comfortable on the way into work. on the way home maybe the ac is a good idea. afternoon high of 87. still in the 80's for the afternoon commute. bright and warm tomorrow, 87 and more of the same on friday and saturday. sunday we've got a cold front coming through that will kick up more clouds but we'll still get some sun. a cooler high of 81 degrees, still pretty comfortable and while there's the slight chance of a spotty shower it
good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. "gma" parenting alert about one of the most popular baby-sitting sites, the mom revealing that the sitter she hired tried to steal thousands of dollars and her family's identities even after the parents ran a background check. >> i just could not believe i was so gullible to have let a virtual, complete stranger into my house and left her at home alone with my child. >> her scary story and what you should do to protect your children. >> new overnight, hundreds of flight attendants told they're too overweight to fly. ordered to lose weight. why are so many of them being told they're grounded for good? ♪ we'll be counting stars what can a per federal government day of eating look like? a new book shows how to take your favorite dishes and make them over. the secret to cutting calorie
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nails. could that help you relieve your pain, lara >> that's going to relieve your pain. >> could be, a lot of "mission: impossible"s out there and truths and that's why jen is here. >> the morning ring rundown fro. 11 republican presidential candidates now sharpening their barbs getting red for tonight's debate at the reagan presidential library. center stage donald trump and ben carson neck and neck in the polls, trump warped up last night on a retired battleship explaining 0 supporters that some illegal immigrants are getting better health care than wounded veterans and he offered few details. crews are making progress battling one of the most destructive wildfires in california history, 600 homes have burned to the ground, families are now getting their first look at the ruins. abc's matt gutman is there for all the details. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning. 900 people are sleeping in the tens behind me. four other encampments like.
this not everyone here has lost their home but none can go back partly because of those wildfires that we saw raging last night. through northern california, nearly 220 square miles burned just the past week. we drove into the valley fire. smoke smothering the mountains and the road. that smoke overwhelming. even firefighters turning back. 19,000 people have fled this firestorm. among them patrice conklin and her daughters. including 8-year-old sydney. >> we don't have a house. >> reporter: you don't have a house. what about your old house? >> it's ash. >> reporter: still, they were homesick so the conklins piled in with us. >> you guys in. >> reporter: we walk to what's left of it. >> the house is right here. i don't even recognize it. >> reporter: sydney picking through the melted toys, everything incinerated. and as we spoke, the fire killing up nearby. helicopters thundering overhead. patrice had lost everything but
she said she had everything she needed. >> like i said, this is nothing. that's my gold. that's my gold. >> reporter: the forest says one in three homes in all of california are in wildfire-prone areas which explains why so many homes near were destroyed and why 15,000 more are still threatened. amy. >> all right, matt gutman, thank you for the latest on that. and overnight the fires continued to tear through northern california. 220 miles burned just the past week. we drove into the valley fire smoke smothering the mountain and the road. growing outrage this morning -- excuse me, a high school student has been arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school. the award-winning engineering student showed the digital clock to a teacher but school officials called the police worried it was a become. the student was later released but has been suspended. growing outrage this morning over one airline's plan to ground some flight attendants for being overweight. air india warned hundreds of
staff last year if they did not lose weight, they would be reassigned. 125 attendants have been identified as not slimming down enough despite legal challenges, plans are being made to now reassign them. finally new video that once again has us asking do goats grow on trees? because you know what, this never gets old. look at the latest video from morocco. at least a dozen goats stomped their way on to the branches of this tree with remarkable agility, i might add flocking there to eat the fruit in the tree climbing as high as 30 feet. as bizarre as this looks they claim in morocco this is completely normal. happens all the time. >> yes. >> i'm wondering how do they get down? >> very carefully. >> thank you, amy. a lot more ahead including a parenting alert about those sites so many use to find baby-sitters. one couple says their sitter stole their identities and tried to open credit cards with their
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>> she has everything i want and everything mom wants. >> reporter: but now a recent investigation by our atlanta affiliate wsb-tv details what one family calls a horrifying outcome of their sitter search. 48-year-old mom keating mccarthy and her husband david hired a nanny named regina christopher. >> i felt she was a very safe nice person that would do a great job and care a lot for my child relationship the mccarthys say christopher spent only one night sitting for their 8-year-old son and a couple of days later both keating and david say their identities were stolen. >> she tried to charge several charges on my american express and she tried to open up two capital one cards on my husband's account using his social security number that she had stolen. >> reporter: care.com offers three levels of background checks ranging from $59 to $300. the mccarthys using the preferred package which came back clean.
why? their sitter had given a fake identity. regina christopher was a woman named gina groves who had warps for her arrest in four counties. >> i just could not believe i was so gullible to have let a virtual -- a complete stranger into my house and left her at home alone with my child. >> since this was a case of identity theft regardless of the level of background checks they would not have even noticed it so it will be a clean check. >> reporter: care.com telling abc this is a highly unfortunate incident. this provider is a career criminal who violated our terms and conditions by providing false information. so, what can you do to keep your kids safe when searching for your next nanny? >> go on to somebody's twitter account. do a google search, match perhaps the picture they provided you with the actual individual and see if those closely match. >> reporter: a few other tip, check referrals to actually make sure they exist and that they really do have great things to say about the sitter.
experts also suggest returning home earlier than you said you would to see what the sitter is doing. my mom used to do that to me when i was a teenager. let me tell you it instills a lot of fear in you. >> great advice. running around with you today. >> my little bug is here. you have a bed of nails over here too. [ laughter ] >> folk, sorry. >> that's coming up. thank you, mara. we want to hear from you. how do you find a baby-sitter for your kids? send us your questions and tips on facebook. we'll get your answers on. >> we'll get right on that baby proofing real soon. now on to our series "erase your pain" why we have that rack on there for the 100 million americans suffering from chronic pain, almost half will go without relief. often as a result of going undiagnosed. we're about to bust three common myths about pain. but first a look at how hard it can be to diagnose some disorders.
it was a diagnosis 18-year-old sadat never saw coming after falling down and injuring his knee twice. >> i fell down an escalator and subsequently sore my meniscus. >> reporter: but the pain was beyond the injury. >> the pain got to a point where i actually couldn't leave my house. >> reporter: after visiting several doctors and hospitals, no one could figure out the root of his pain. >> a lot of the time doctors will say that pain is in your head. >> reporter: dr. houman danesh diagnosed him with complex regional pain syndrome, crps. >> essentially what it is is an overreaction to an injury and what happens, your bodying abouts oversensitized to pain so a light touch can make you scream in pain. >> reporter: it's a difficult disorder to diagnose and although rare, crps is more common than first thought. >> the numbers are approximately 26 per every 100,000 people but just to put that in perspective
rheumatoid arthritis is about 30 per 100,000. >> reporter: and for him he slowly is getting better. >> i have a long way to go because i wake up with a level 9 pain and out of 10, of course. i'm determined to not let it affect 3450e. >> there are so many myths about chronic pain that often cause people to go undiagnosed. dr. jennifer ashton is here to tackle three of these "mission: impossible"s we have. i was talking about my mom. she was in chronic pain. she'd get tested and the doctor would go, well, you know, we tried everything and they would try to say, no, it's in your mind. is that truth or myth? >> that is a huge myth, robin. we have to bust these open right now. because that's the problem. people with chronic pain, they get made to feel like they're crazy and sometimes even by doctors which is the worst thing. we know that there is significant evidence that people who suffer chronic pain undergo structural functional molecular changes in the brain in terms of their anatomy, they have a
reduction in the gray matter density which is the major part of our brain, metabolic changes in the brain and guess what, these things all disrupt signal processing in the brain so this is new meaning to it's all in your head. >> how about the meaning of putting a name to it. people want to say -- having chronic pain, is that a disease? >> well, this is a loaded question. and actually we're going to label this one a truth because there is huge debate going on right now as we speak in the world of pain medicine about the fact that pain medicine that chronic disease is really a disease and if you look at the definition of disease, a disorder or a function that produces specific signs or symptoms whether this affects the bladder, interstisht cyst tight 'tis, vulvadinia, these people are suffering so, yes, it's considered a chronic disease in i've budget talking to you about this shoulder pain i've had for quite some time and sometimes a massage makes it feel a little better but that doesn't really mean it's not serious. >> that's right and people think if a massage helped you it's not
real. that is a big myth and i'm going to show you why. if you look at this animation it has to do with something called the gate-control theory of pain. if you have pain in your arm, those pain signals go up the body through the spinal cord into the brain. if you start having a massage, there's a gate there. it can only let one signal through at a time so you feel less of the pain, more of the massage. that's why studies have been done not using rusty anyways but actually using spike mats for people with chronic pain and they actually receive less intensity and my trick when i give a patient an injection, i'm going to pinch you, i pinch the skin hard first, the body registers that pinch so when the needle goes in, you don't feel the needle. >> my doctor -- i often am -- i was wondering why they do that. >> not to be mean. >> thank you for explaining this because we've been wondering why we've had. >> why we brought that in in the morning. >> a lot of people are talking about the series.
it is a problem with a lot of people so thank you, jen. >> such an important topic. go online. jen will be happy to answer any of your question, george. >> we've learned a lot. we'll have fun in the "gma heat index". miss piggy speaking out since her big breakup with kermit. she opened up to nick watt. >> we are through. finito. >> hello, piggy. >> kermie. >> reporter: decades of happiness and now splitsville. kermit is very publicly dating again, and piggy a dignified silence but now exclusively she's breaking that silence. what happened? >> well, first of all, i ended the relationship. >> you ended the relationship. >> i ended it. >> why? >> look at me. look at me. would you throw this away? >> no, you're -- >> no, no, you wouldn't. >> are you back out there, back in the dating game. >> oh, dating, absolutely, yes. i am playing the field. somebody new almost every night.
there is an application form that you have to fill out and then maybe, maybe you'll get a date with me. not you, i'm not talking about you. by the way, when does diane sawyer get here? oh, diane is not coming? >> no. >> nobody told me about this. >> piggy vetted my resume. we continue. do you miss him? >> no. no, i don't. >> an item we thought for eternity now no longer lovers barely friends but still colleagues. kermit is producing piggy's new prime time talk show right here on abc. seeing him in the office, catching his eye across the conference room table that little twinkle in his eye which we all love and you obviously loved the most, how is that? >> that twinkle is due to the fact that he has no eyelids, okay. >> is in a chance of reconciliation, of you getting back together? i can't quite believe it's over. >> i can't really think about it right now while we're in the middle of publicizing the
breakup and i'm sorry that i can't give you that big scoop right now. i turn to the camera and i'd say, kermit and i are getting back together. i just can't do it although i just did, didn't i? i did turn to the camera -- you know what, you can use that footage to promote this interview, how about that? >> reporter: there is a sadness behind those beautiful eyes. what drew you to him in the first place? what made you love this frog? >> i mean, he's a looker. that's for sure. i mean, those eyes, oh. that body. and the supreme sense of self-confidence that frog has -- >> that's track tiff. >> walking down the street completely naked, he doesn't care. >> thank you, piggy. i know it's not easy but thank you. >> you're most welcome. >> for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles.
>> and you can read a lot more about miss piggy's journey in "people" magazine this morning. the muppets remere next tuesday on abc. >> can't wait for that. let's go to ginger. >> thank goodness for that clarity. and how about a big thank >> how about this great crowd out in times square. you know things are changing our in the west. that's where we want too start with the fire. this is is a storm cloud made by the fire. we told you earlier about that new storm coming on shore that is going to be great news especially later this afternoon and evening for the valley fire. more moisture for the butte fire, too. looking for one to 2 inches on coastal areas. that's the big picture. let's get a check now a little closer to home. >> you can get lightning sometime from those big clouds formed by forest fires out to the west. around here nothing of that sort. we're dry on storm tracker6 live double scan. a few high cirrus clouds in the picture today versus the last couple mornings but still very bright. cool, temperatures in the 50's and 60's but this afternoon
we're going to go a little warm her than yesterday with a high of 87 and we're pretty much repeating that forecast thursday, friday and saturday. there's the slight chance of an afternoon spotty shower on sunday but it looks like it's mainly dry. do. thank you so much for dealing that up for us and, well, here we go. the guys from kiss have a brand-new reason to rock 'n' roll all night named america's number one gold record winning group of all time. chalking up an impressive 30 gold albums this their trophy room and also celebrating their 40th anniversary as a group so here with us to celebrate in a very special "pop news" pop-in, the one and only gene simmons, everyone. >> all right. >> oh. >> escorted by the one and only ginger zee. hi. congratulations. >> congrats. >> george, you're a powerful man. >> we couldn't agree more, gene.
>> hi. >> hello. >> 40 year, gene, really. >> my age. >> and going strong. tell us about these kiss cruises. they look insane. >> oh, you're going to the kiss cruises. >> i didn't say i was going. i just said -- >> we have so many things, we have a football team in los angeles called l.a. kiss. there's the kiss golf course in las vegas and, of course, the course. >> of course, the kiss cruises. >> limo -- these are antics but i'm not anti-semantic. >> what is your favorite song? >> my favorite song? >> this one. >> my favorite song of all time was written by a comedian charlie chaplin. "smile." ♪ smile though your heart is aching ♪ >> that's a beautiful song. >> come on, george. you know how to do it. >> smile. >> it is the most magnificent song because it starts off with the word smile and ends with the word just smile. oh, it makes me cry. >> oh, we don't want you to cry but celebrate.
congratulations on all those gold albums. >> yes, america's number one gold record award winning group of all time. >> unbelievable. >> by the way in all categories. >> listen, we want to play a game to celebrate. kiss and tell. we're going to have you read three statements about yourself. two of them are true. one of them is a lie. we will have to guess which one is the lie and you will do it in dramatic fashion. >> dramatically. >> from the desk from using sense memory, i not own not only do i speak the musical language of love i'm fluent in english, hungarian, heebboro and even japanese. >> okay. >> okay. >> truth or lie number two. >> true or lie number two, dramatic style. oh, that's very small. >> i know. >> i'll help you. >> look here. >> i'm trying to do that. >> rock 'n' roll all night our hit is not what you think it's about. it's absolutely about an ode to my sixth grade teacher on whom i
had a mad crush. >> and third truth or lie. >> look here. but that's the minuscule. what are you guys -- look here. okay, as i was making my way to rock icon status that's me, look at this, i was moonlighting as a deli cashier, an assistant to the editor of "vogue" which is true, which is not. >> thumb one is false. >> which one is number one. >> number one is the language. >> language is false. >> okay, okay. well, hold up. >> i would like you to school amy right now on the little dramatic reading of your languages. >> my languages. [ speaking a foreign language ] >> which one was true? >> hold on. [ speaking a foreign language ]
>> ♪ >> breaking news at 8:27. philadelphia police investigating a sexual assault outof a school. it happened at the john marshall school. a woman says she was assaulted in the playground area. the school still opened as scheduled. we'll have the latest on "action news" at noon. we turn to traffic and karen rogers. good morning, karen. >> three and a half hours later matt and this problem on i-95 still creating a mess. they were temporarily blocking all lanes up until a seconds ago when they towed the truck out. now the two left lanes getting by i-95 northbound approaching cottman. the accident has been out there all morning. it was caused by a missing manhole cover. huge delays right now. still a 45 minute ride on i-95 from the vine to woodhaven. normally in the morning it would take you about 17 minutes so it's a mess. southbound has been extra heavy as well as people stop to check out the delay so southbound jammed from past
academy to cottman and then again the betsy ross bridge to girard and here you can see tacony palmyra bridge still moving okay at this point. septa regional rails all kinds of problems. the airport line still canceled. wilmington-newark line it is moving but with delays and media-el elwyn partial cancellation. take the route 13 trolley to get into the city, matt. >> thanks karen. a little warmer today. let's go he to meteorologist, david murphy. david. >> nice and bright to start out. area temperatures 66 degrees in philadelphia, still hugging the upper 50's in allentown and reading, up 62 into trenton, 62 in wilmington and your exclusive accuweather 7-day does show a warm afternoon high of 87. that's four better than yesterday and more of the same on thursday, friday and saturday. a little more cloud cover on sunday. a passing front though looks like it will pass through mainly dry, just a slight chance of a stray shower, matt. >> thank you david. tolls are going up on the tacony palmyra and burlington bristol bridges doubling to four dollars for cash paying drivers and three dollars for
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♪ oh here we go welcome back to "gma." a lot still ahead including what your perfect day of eating should look like. dave zinczenko is here with a new book out "secrets to cutting calories but not flavor" coming up. "zero belly cookbook" right now, robin, you have a big interview. >> i do. ladies and gentlemen, start your engines, we've got a big name with us here live right now. nascar legend jeff gordon is here. he's getting ready -- i've been trying to talk them out of it. he says he's going to retire. he announced that but before he goes he's making one last bid for the championship and on the verge of breaking nascar's ironman record. the rainbow warrior, please welcome jeff gordon back to "gma." >> thank you, robin. >> you used to be on my payroll, remember, back in the day as a contributor. congratulations on all the success that you have had and
you started racing when you were yay high. we have a picture of you at 15 years old. >> oh, i had already been racing for ten years by then. >> easily by then. why is it time now for you to -- >> well, you know, i have two young children. there's a lot of great opportunities, i've been doing this a long time and, you know, it's really just more about looking ahead. looking at the future more so than, you know, what's happening right now today and i love what i do. it's been an amazing ride and it just felt like the right time. there's a lot of things that lined up that made sense in life and i'm content with it. i'm sorry that you're upset and i've gotten a lot of that from the fans but i'm looking forward to these final ten races being in the chase and then i can't wait for next year. >> starting this sunday, you know, the chase begins, cup series, the sprint cup series and when i look at you and i
think about how you're going to also set that record, 789 consecutive starts is the record, the ironman record that you are going to surpass. when you look back on your illustrious career what are you most proud of. >> that's certainly one of the things i'm proud of and sort of knocking on wood. i still have to get to a couple of races before we can do that. >> i know. >> and i do recognize that, you know, there are -- it is dang dangerous out there and when i think of that and i've seen drivers have injuries i think of the past and how our sport has gotten so much safer now. but, you know, it could be just an illness, all kinds of little things along the way that can take you out of a race. i'm really proud of that number. that's a lot of races in a row and being there every time and -- >> competitive every time. >> and really i love the sport but i've also recognized how committed my team is and i wanted to always be just as committed as they were.
>> good teammate. i got to say, i thought i knew everything there was to know about you. and then i heard about this break dancing that you enjoy doing and then you even -- there was some -- don't we have video of -- look at this. whoa. go, jeff, go, jeff. >> that's jeff doing it at 40. doesn't look quite the same as it used to? oh, i bet your kids get a big kick out of that. >> this is -- i hope no one -- i hope you're not going to dare me to do anything today. because that is what happens when a room full of a thousand fans starts to dare you and chapter but, yeah, this is my good teammate jimmy johnson throwing me under the bus is what this is. he's seen me in action late at night with probably a little bit too much to drink and do something like that and so we were out in las vegas promoting the sport and having a good time and they said, all right, jeff, get out there and do it. i don't do it anymore. i think i actually hurt my back
in that. >> don't worry. we're not going to ask you to do it. that would be the "gma" way. all of a sudden we hit the music. we won't do that to you. your commercial, pepsi has been one of the sponsors that has been with you for so many years and that one where you make like you are taking them out on a test drive and there's a new one, a third one coming out. this got 40 million hits. >> crazy how this took off and, then, of course, everyone having the discussions and debate of what's real, what's not real then we did another one where, you know, i was a taxi driver and that one was a blast doing. >> behind the scenes of the new one you have coming out. >> yeah, this one is completely different but a very, very cool spot that pepsi did so they've been a great partner of ours for a long, long time. >> you've been a great partner for "gma" and as i said, we remember you as a contributor. you helped our viewers a lot and just wish you all the very best
going forward. >> looking forward to it. >> does the wife dig the beard. >> she loves the beard. i'm not crazy about how gray it's gotten over the years. >> you till got it. >> thank you. >> you always have a home here. thank you, jeff. over to michael now. ♪ baby you're a firework >> all right, thank you, robin. it is open mike time. you're about to meet seriously talented musicians. they played all around the world including carnegie hall in the oldest is just 10 years old. please meet 9-year-old mickayla, 9-year-old tyler on bass, 10-year-old brendan and on cello, 9-year-old justin members of the esteemed -- a group the joyous string quartet and in a moment they'll play for us. before we do that, justin, i want to ask you. you've been playing violin since you were 3 1/2 -- >> whole le. >> since you were 3 1/2. how did you get interested in it. >> my dad introduced the cello to me then i loved it and i met my friends, so it was fun ever
since. >> okay, so you've been playing for that long. you've all been playing together for awhile and practice three times a week, one hour each time. who is the best musician of the four? >> me? >> yeah, i knew you were going to say that. >> how did i know you were going to say that? how did i know? also, when you play, you guys are really in the body language. everybody is going to see it and don't you got a headache. >> yeah, sometimes we shake our head too much so sometimes we get dizzy. one time i shook my head too much and then i almost fell off my chair. [ laughter ] >> that would be a problem. you can't fall off the chair. that would be a big problem and i heard you're a big football fan. >> yeah, i'm such a big football fan. >> can you do the victor cruz salsa dance. give me something. ♪ ♪ bad acha da dum ♪
>> i can do your dance. >> what's my dance? aaarg. >> i don't know if that's as much a dance as scary. >> i wish we could go to a giants gail together. that would be so cool. >> yeah, i think i just got baited into going to a giants game with justin. but you are going to perform for us and you'll perform "firework" by katy perry. take it away. it's all yours. [ applause ] ♪ [ playing "firework" ] ♪ ♪
♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> whoa. nice. great job. you just set off fireworks in here. we have to go outside with ginger and come on, ginger. what you got? >> michael, you know we have fireworks out here. >> good morning out here right. >> sweet morning here in new york city and we will be warmer even tomorrow than we are today. we talked about that. northern plains and parts of the great lakes, that cold front is coming through it's going to come with some showers and thunderstorms especially through wisconsin by thursday and yes, some cooler fall weather behind. look at minneapolis today, though, 85 for a high, denver near 90. that's the big picture. let's go ahead and get a check
little closer to home. >> very few around want to go he to a giants game ginger. it's its another nice start, no rain as we take a look at your exclusive accuweather 7-day moving from the 50's to the 60's to a warm high of 87, lots of sun. more of the same tomorrow, friday and saturday. guess what. we have a lot more ahead. dave zinczenko sharing secrets to cutting out calories, not flavor. right now the world exclusive premiere of "the hunger games: mockingjay park " 2". it hits theaters november 20th. watch the full trailer on our website. take a look. >> want to see what i got you today? it's a mockingjay pin to protect yo you. ♪ your name has only been there once.
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back now with our nutrition guru dave zinczenko. ale take us through a perfect day of eating. a lot of new recipes from the "zero belly cookbook." >> zero belly diet was such a success people losing 20 pounds in six weeks and four inches from their belly but they were complaining they said we need more -- we need more recipes. >> we'll go through the day starting with breakfast. >> these are all easy. they're all for everyone but first you just have to know your average chain restaurant breakfast is literally over 1100 calories so what we're doing here is we're making a zero belly eggs benedict. this right here you've got your spinach your olive oil, it's like a popeye reunion, your
poached egg and gluten-free muffin. you're making really smart swaps here. the homemade mayo is taking the place of heavy hollandaise so it ends up averaging, george, just 200 calories. >> all that for 200 calories, wow. >> you're saving over 900 calories at breakfast. >> right at the start of the day then lunch. >> but first you should just see the average chain lunch is -- restaurant lunch is over a thousand calories. >> again. >> yeah. >> so what we're doing here, we have our homemade fajita, best thing to come out of mexico since salma hayek. what we're doing is ditching the wrap. the flour tortilla wrap. >> that's all the calories. >> 350 calorie, oil soaked. a lot of unhealthy fats. bib lettuce, salsa and guacamole, avocado. >> i'm surprised you can do the guacamole. >> avocado has been shown to keep you fuller longer and tide
you over till dinner. making a lot of other smart swaps here. you're grilling your veggies rather than sauteing them and it ends up being just 257 calories. >> wow, so you're under 600 calories through breakfast. >> and there are a ton of recipes in "zero belly cookbook" for smoothie, for snacks, for desserts so these are just the main meals. >> finally dinner. >> the average chain restaurant dinner, right here, again, over a thousand calorie, george, so what we're doing here is making a burger, you know, everybody loves burgers, and what's great here is it is grass fed, 90 percent lean as many omega-3 fatty as sits as fish. gluten-free bun. a really nice black pepper marinade, some dijon mustard, ketchup, on joan and it comes in at just 343 calories. >> you've done breakfast, lunch and dinner all under a thousand
calories. >> snack, a smoothie in the morning, one at night. flourless chocolate cake is only 200 calories. you can make all this stuff in minutes and it's much less expensive than going to a restaurant. you'll save a lot of time too. >> all right, dave, thanks very much. thanks for coming in. the "zero belly cookbook" on sale right now. you can find these recipes on our website at goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo and don't go anywhere. rita ora will perform
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the beautiful and talented rita ora. thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> can't wait for the new music. it's the end of the year, the new album. >> looking forward to that and that above and beyond story. remember last week all for one man would went above and beyond for his community. tomorrow we'll take you to a whole new level out of this world surprises. it's going to be fantastic. >> what a great wednesday, everyone. >> have a good day.
big issues with septa regional rails, all lines seeing up to 30 minute delays. the airport line is canceled and a partial cancellation on the media elwyn line. big problems with mass transit. the other big issue has been the nightmare on i-95. this is northbound traffic approaching cottman. we had an accident. it had been blocking a lane for three and a half hours. the accident itself is cleared but now northbound i-95 jams from the vine street expressway to approaching cottman. still a 33 minute ride and it's blue, which is weird and a 36 minute ride from woodhaven to the vine so slowing southbound, jammed northbound and the accident here is cleared on route one southbound approaching neshaminy but still jammed, matt. >> thanks karen. dave murphy has the exclusive accuweather forecast. david. >> starting to get warmer on the terrace matt. take a look. sunshine 69 degrees currently in philadelphia. still 63 he in allentown and your exclusive accuweather 7-day shows a warm afternoon high of 87, lots of sunshine today. more of the same on thursday, friday and beautiful again on
saturday. on sunday 81 with more clouds but as a front comes through it looks moisture starved and chances are pretty good that it goes through dry in a lot of neighborhoodsly still we'll allow for a spotty stray shower on sunday and monday. mat a pretty nice forecast ahead. >> i would agree david. the investigation into reported sexual assault outside of a school in philadelphia. a woman says she was attacked near the playground. "live with kelly and michael" is next here on 6abc and we'll talk to benicio del toro. i'm matt o'donnell. have a great wednesday. >> ♪
>> it's "live! with kelly & michael." today, award-winning actor benicio del toro. and winner of "so you think you can dance," gaby diaz. plus, performing his new hit, "lose my mind," country star brett eldredge. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by isney-abc domestic television] now, here are emmy winners kelly ripa and michael strahan! [cheers and applause] ♪