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good morning, america. life-threatening floods hit the south right now. this abc station capturing these images from their roof. >> they're under water. i don't know if they're going to make it. >> an emergency declared. water up to windows. rescues under way. here storms from oklahoma to texas on the way. donald trump under attack. president obama slams the republican front-runner. >> it's not cool to not know what you're talking about. >> as trump faces new questions about his taxes. bee rampage. a massive swarm terrifying a town. trapping people in their homes and cars, sending two to the hospital.
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and one of the worst fights in years breaks out in the major leagues. the all-out brawl after one slugs the base runner. now, the massive fallout this morning. and rg good evening, america. happy monday. not happy last night on the baseball field. what an ugly brawl. it's been brewing for an awfully long time between the texas rangers and the toronto blue jays. but first, we want to get to that flash flood emergency in texas. rescues under way. warnings to move to higher ground. here, you see a flooded apartment. that's not carpet -- that's water. the storm threats stretching from oklahoma to texas. rob marciano is here with more. >> reporter: serious situation as you mentioned. a flash flood emergency. they have seen 15 inches in the last 48 hours. scenes like this are unfolding.
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dozens of people rescued from vehicles. numbers of homes have been evacuated. and we have seen a lot of flooding as well in houston over the weekend. the entire texas coastline really getting hammered for the past few days. flash flood watches will remain ongoing here through parts of this afternoon and the next four days. another 3 to 4 inches of rainfall. flood threats will continue here. severe weather threat as we go through today and tomorrow. more about that in ten minutes. the race for the white house now and more signs that donald trump is bringing the gop together, even as he faces new questions about his treatment of women and new attacks from hillary clinton and president obama. abc's tom llamas here with the latest. >> reporter: when it comes to donald trump's past with women, even the rnc chairman says these things trump will have to answer for, this, as hillary clinton gets a little help in trying to take down trump.
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this morning, donald trump's readiness to be commander in chief now being questioned by the president himself. >> it's not cool to not know what you're talking about. that's not challenging political correctness. >> reporter: hillary clinton also taking on trump over his rhetoric. >> this is the talk of a loose cannon who is making statements and creating confusion. >> reporter: the attacks coming as trump faces growing allegations he's sexist. including a front-page "the new york times" investigation that involved dozens of women who crossed paths with donald trump, some saying he crossed the line. form eer miss utah telling that trump introduced himself by kissing her on the lips. she thought to herself, oh, my god, gross. highlights statements like this to a female contestant on the
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apprentice. trump calling the story dishonest, a hit piece and part of a witch hunt. in the past, trump has defended his treatment of women. >> i respect women. >> reporter: the presumptive nominee still dealing from the fallout on the allegations he called reporters pretending to be a media spokesperson. the reporter on that call tells abc news trump later admitted it was him but now denies it. saturday night live having a field day with this bizarre turn in the race for president. >> mr. trump is the real-life inspiration for iron man. who am i? his publicist joy pepperoni. this is not donald trump in die kwiez. now on the former policy front, trump and one of on you are biggest allies great britain not
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seeing eye to eye. prime minister cameron critical of trump and trump responding this morning, it looks like we're not going to have a very good relationship. >> all right, tom, closer look at donald trump and his taxes as he faces new calls to release his returns. abc's brian ross is here with more on that. >> reporter: good morning, robin. trump remains on the defensive this morning after telling george last friday that he fights hard to pay as little tax as possible. his tax rates, what he pays in taxes is nobody's business. his secrecy about his finances continued to fuel his critics. >> you got to ask yourself, why doesn't we want to release them. >> reporter: going back decades trump has been a master of tax loopholes. when he bought this yacht, he said he did it for the good of america. >> i like to see the great jewels of the country being owned by the people of this country and it had a big play as
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to why i bought this boat. >> reporter: but it didn't include paying the state sales tax to new jersey where the boat was docked. he used off-shore and out of state corporations to buy the yacht. >> if there's a loophole donald is laser focused on it. >> reporter: the latest, a tax dispute over the sprawling championship trump national golf course he owns in new york. trump said that the club is worth $50 million. his tax lawyers claim it's only worth $1.3 million, cutting trump's tax bill by 90%. >> trump said he represents the little guy. but the little guy is going to have to pay his taxes here. >> reporter: in at least to go cases trump came under official scrutiny. an 1996 investigation into the jewelry store on 5th avenue
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leaked trump and others to a scheme in taxes. >> the tax scam is a jeweller sends an empty box out of state. but donald trump lived across the street from the jeweller. there's no way that he didn't know that this was improper conduct. >> reporter: in another case in the 1980s new york city officials said that an audit found that trump and his part r partners at the grand hyatt hotel has shortchanged the city of $2.2 million auditors found trump in this this letter signed, formally authorized that understated the fees. >> sneaky? >> it was very sneaky. he cheated the city. >> reporter: the hotel disputed that audit. despite the letter that trump signed, trump had no management
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role. in a statement to abc news said, trump said the allegations raised in our story are decades-old and not worthy of a response. let's talk about this now with megyn kelly of fox news. welcome to "good morning america." new questions about taxes. he's not going to release his tax returns. these questions about women now. reince priebus. he'll have to answer these questions but it won't matter. is that what you're sensing from your viewers? >> i think republican women have warmed to trump a little bit. but unfavorable among women is still high. the republican candidate is going to need to do better than mitt romney, although trump is doing quite well with white men. women don't vote based on women's issues, with republican women said, they don't vote on
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birth control, abortion. the question remains to be seen whether they will vote or it will impact their vote to have a candidate who speaks in the way that trump does. >> especially if you see tens of millions of advertising. democrats will start advertising against trump on wednesday on this issue. >> of course the truth is, he said a lot of those comments in the past year. >> many to you. >> i have been on the receiving end of a few. >> tell us about this. you've got this interview coming up on fox. trump famously feuding with you for several months. how did you guys get together? >> i had been looking for an opportunity to make the story. you don't want to be the story you wanted to cover the story. in april there was a lull in the tweet storm and i seized on the
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opportunity. i had been looking for months for the right window to go in there. every time i thought i was there he went there. you know, it was always something. there was a lull and i reached out to him and he agreed to take the meeting for the two of us at trump tower. . >> after that, an interview did come about. let's take a look at one exchange you had on the subject of bullying. >> most kids between ages of 6 and 16 have been bullied at some point in their lives. were you ever bully snd. >> no, i wasn't. but i have seen bullying. bullying doesn't have to be as a child. >> it can happen when you're 45? >> it happens, right. but, you got to get over it. fight back, do whatever you have to do. i have been saying during this whole campaign i'm a
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counterpuncher. i'm responding. i respond pretty strongly. but, in just about all cases i have been responding to what they did to me. >> okay, kind of a mellow donald trump right there. are we going to see a different side of him? >> i think so. i'll tell you, it was fascinating during the interview, that us was the first time that we ever discuss ed wht happened between us. there are some tense moments, george. some honest and contentious moments. overall the tone was cordial. >> we'll watch for it tomorrow night. megyn kelly, thank you. george, we're going to move on and talk about what's happening with travel. travel problems for passengers on an l.a.-bound flight. an air marshal reportedly removed accused of being intoxicated. >> reporter: the tsa is taking
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these allegations seriously. that federal air marshal is going to have a lot of questions to answer. this happened from london to atlanta. the captain reportedly smelled alcohol on the air marshal's breath. the captain called police and according to scotland yard quoted by a london newspaper the federal air marshal was found to be over the limit. he didn't break a uk law. united airlines said it's sorry for the inconvenience fto its passengers. no word on whether that air marshal is back in this country. >> any reason for concern that incident could be a sign of a bigger problem, david. >> reporter: this is first time that have i heard an federal air marshal has boarded a plane and
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captain thought he was intoxicated. an emotional memorial service held last night for prince. to celebrate his life and abc's eva pille grim is outside of paisley park where fans have created their own memorial. good morning, eva. >> reporter: these are the programs that people who attended received. people who interacted with him daily. prince's close friends and colleagues paxz into this kingdom hall to remember the superstar. about 500 people filing in sunday night including several celebrities like sheila e. and comedian sinbad. >> it's a different side than what the world sees of him. >> reporter: cameras weren't allowed inside.
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but abc news getting an inside look at the details of the service. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: prince's own words there on the program, lyrics from his song "beautiful, loved and bless zbld shared stories about how prince found his faith and how impactful it was to his life. >> reporter: the service beginning with a traditional religious song followed by an opening prayer. his close friend larry graham, the saying that while it was important for prince to give fans joy through music but it was more important to share scripture. prince's siblings were not in attendance. his sister posting on facebook they're planning a public memorial for some time in august. let's go to amy with today's other top stories. a sad now, new questions
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surrounding the owner of a charter bus crash that flipped over killing 8 people. it was twice ordered by inspectors to take one bus off the road to fix problems with the brakes. the road was wet at the time. investigators haven't been able to speak to the driver because he was seriously injured this wild crash on a bridge near new york city. a truck carrying steel flipping over just as it passes by a car. the driver of that car said seconds earlier he had tapped on his brakes to keep a safer distance from that truck. a massive cocaine bust is being the called the largest in colombia's history. buried on a banana farm. they arrested three people. that cocaine worth an estimated
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$240 million. an embarrassing mistake caus caused police to evacuate these people. they found a cell phone tied to a gas pipe in the bathroom a fake bomb left behind after a training accident. speaking of embarrassing mistakes don't believe everything your gps tells you. case in point, a canadian woman who followed her right down a boat ramp right into lake huron. she had to roll down her window quickly and was able to climb out of it and swim to shore. it was a dark, foggy night. that water was 4-degree celsius. >> don't you hate that, you know it's wrong. >> that's an extreme version of it. speaking of extreme, i mean, come on, that bench-clearing
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baseball brawl. the fight between the rangers and blue jays now being called one of the worst in years as you get a glimpse of there. and this morning, the coaches saying it was ugly and unfortunate. >> you don't motherally see -- >> reporter: it was a moment that left fans wondering if they were watching a baseball game or a prized fight. it began in the 8th inning of the rangers/blue jays game when bautista took a low fast ball to the rib. on the next play he slid hard into second trying to break up a double play. rangers' second baseman had other ideas. seconds later, a massive bench-clearing brawl. >> the benches are empty now. >> reporter: eight different people ejected including five managers. after the game, bautista admitted said it takes a bigger man to knock me down. there you have it. the feud extends back to last
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year when bautista flipped his bat. the rangers won last night, 7-6. >> lot of penalties coming out of that. >> come on, little girls and little boys are watching. play like adults. back to rob with the severe weather. >> i like that lesson of the we have severe weather across the south, the plains, this threat today, the texas panhandle, and san antonio areas that are getting severe flooding. we have frost and freeze warnings across the great lakes and pennsylvania and ohio valley, temperatures below freezing in spots. time for the select industries brought to you by -- cities brought to you by sprint. >> reporter: good morning
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everyone, no rain on storm tracker 6 live double scan, as we take a look outside, plenty of sunshine over the airport and elsewhere across the region. it's chilly though, with most of us in the 40s and the northern and western suburbs trying to climb out of the 30s. there's frost up until 8:00 a.m. as we take a look at the rest of the day, well, it looks sunny, breezy and chilly high of 65. tomorrow, sprinkles and showers, 62 and more on wednesday, high of 66. llance tapeses are
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boulevard. i want to show you the speeds in the backup with this. here's the accident. you're traveling in the single digits all the way from academy southbound down to columbus boulevard. it is total mess on i-95. check out these travel times. 64 minute ride from woodhaven to the vine. this is a live look at cottman. this delay that you see approaching cottman is down to penns landing. northbound it's a 15 minute ride. it's just bumped 65 minute ride. boulevard northbound past 9th street we have a disabled vehicle. we'll take a short break and come back with the latest from accuweather.
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>> reporter: lots of sunshine out here this morning, but i've got a jacket on for a reason. take a look, we're breezy and sitting on 44. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows a cool high of 65 today. it will be sunny, breezy and and i think jacket-appropriate for most of the day. mainly cloudy tomorrow, 62 showers. showers wednesday morning, 66 for the afternoon high. nicer getting up to 70 on thursday and friday. we'll send you back to "g.m.a." and see you back here
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welcome back to "good morning america." look at that severe flooding in texas. half a foot of rain drowning the south right now and emergency has been declared. rescues under way and more storms are on the way. also right now, donald trump facing attacks from the president and hillary clinton. as he comes under fire from a new report on his treatment of women. this morning, kate middleton trying her hand at boxing. teaming with prince william and prince harry. a major project they're launching. >> she's so proper. >> a delicate jab. >> she calls it a right hand. everything's so beautiful and royal. this is so exciting. everybody's buzzing this morning about the simpsons. the show in its 20th season
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still breaking new ground. they pulled off a incredible stunt. they did a live broadcast last night with homer answering questions in real time. we begin with the the latest on that mystery at sea. the coast guard is searching for a mother of four who fell off a cruise ship. abc's clayton sandell is in galveston, texas the ship is returning to port there. good morning, clayton. >> reporter: that's right, you can see that ship right over my shoulder. it's coming back into port nearly 80 hours after one of its passengers vanished. this morning, the carnival liberty is returning to port but without samantha broberg. the mother of four on a cruise to mexico, the friends dois cover she's missing. >> the cabin steward came in and he said they were there to
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check. >> reporter: then a check of the liberty's video cameras confirms the worst -- ten hours earlier at 2:00 a.m. friday, broberg is seen climbing on to a deck railing to sit but falls backwards. about 200 miles southeast of galveston, texas. the boat holds almost 4,000 passengers. but the time the coast guard is notified at 5:00 p.m., 15 hours had passed. >> we do know that given the water conditions a probability of survival of nearly 120 hours. now that's assuming that somebody is in a life jacket, floating, and healthy at the time they entered the water. >> reporter: the water temperature is in 70s but broberg was not wearing a life jacket. coast guard search planes scouring the open ocean find
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nothing. >> we look at the search like this as though it were a member of our own family. >> with no sign of broberg, this morning, the coast guard has now suspended the search. >> clayton, thank you very much. now to aggressive bees on the loose terrifying a california town. trapping people inside their homes and cars. even sending some to the hospital. beekeepers fighting to get them under control. abc's matt gutman with the latest. >> reporter: we don't know where the bees came from. but where they want. kitchen windows. people's faces. >> i got me right in the eye. >> reporter: and this mail carrier's hair. >> i don't know what to do. >> reporter: two people even hospitalized by the swarms believed to be africanized killer bee. >> reporter: they were super aggressive. they were following us, going after us and banging on the windows. >> reporter: it was reminiscent of the movie "the birds."
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the bees attacking you guess it on hitch koch road in concord, california. the bees had apparently taken over this hive on friday. bees pestering police even dive-bombing this interview. >> probably seven, eight, nine -- there's ten. >> reporter: this morning the hive owner said he destroyed the hive but some of those bees are believed to be still buzzing around. for "good morning america," matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. >> he looks pretty serious. >> it does. as summer travel heats up, an alert about those hotel safes. "good morning america" on the lookout for you. the wed tofg year. the nfl star devon still tying the not. that's adorable leah. she stole the show. >> she's got the moves. >> she does. to look at relapsing multiple sclerosis?
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it's 7:39 we're back now with gma on the lookout and the summer travel heats up, we're investigating just how secure you and your valuables are at a hotel. check out what our hidden cameras uncovered and how you can prevent becoming a victim when you check in. this thief walked into a hotel last month as a couple is sleeping. moments later, he flees. how to prevent that from happening to you. we conducted an experiment. a guest arrives at a downtown richmond, virginia, hotel. but this guest is actually a gma producer, approximately 20 minutes prior with three undercover cameras rolling, bill stanton shows up at the same hotel but he's not here to check in. >> i'm waiting, looking at his
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car, what watch he's wearing the luggage he has. >> reporter: stanton is playing the role of a would-be thief. when i see an opening that's when i approach and that's when i hear the magic words. i follow him right to his door. i have his name and his door number. >> reporter: armed with just two pieces of information, stanton is about to show us how vulnerable we can be during a hotel stay. the waiting game ends the very next morning while our producer goes to the gym to work out. he comes with his workout outfit. as far as i'm concerned the clock to get into that room starts right now. i have at least 30 minutes to do what i need dor. >> reporter: his plan so bold it's almost ridiculouridiculous. he goes to the front did desk and asked them to clean our
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room. stanton simply walks in as if it's his own room. he has our producer's permission. otherwise this could be the beginning of a crime. >> i'm so sorry, can you give me two minutes? it doesn't take long for me to find everything right by the phone and what is it? an expensive watch and a valet ticket to his car. >> yes, i'm in room 1112. can you please bring up my car right now. >> reporter: 150 minutes into our experiment. our producer is working up quite a sweat, but stanton not so much. >> there we go. >> reporter: they ask for the ticket which stanton claims he doesn't have. but they look at the name on stolen luggage and off he goes. >> it's easy as that. >> reporter: later that day, at a nearby hotel, stanton tracks another "gma" producer. >> once again, right to the front desk. listening to the name, room
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exchange. >> reporter: when the producer leaves the hotel, stanton sees his opening and our would-be thief springs into action, again pretending to be someone who he's not. from a house phone, stanton calls for housekeeping to our room. but he sends them away. >> you're off the hook. i'm going to jump into the shower. >> reporter: with the room to himself, stanton has his mind set on a bold unlikely scenario. >> i'm in the room. >> reporter: you heard it a hotel room safe and moments later, the gentleman from security arrives to help. >> that's right, she's wide open for you. >> perfect. >> i got his cash, credit card and his laptop. it put it all in his luggage. >> the first hotel you saw in
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the piece, they have taken steps to on the short fall of security. we want to bring safety and security expert bill stanton. oh, my goodness. >> yes, yes. >> obviously you're not surprised? >> well, security is a priority it's not the top priority. it's more about comfort and service. the tips when you should do when you approach the front desk, take your i.d. don't say the name out loud. >> show your i.d. you got -- you say the number one takeaway -- >> zip your lip, push your license forward and let them check you in. >> other great tips? >> with the safe it's anything but fail safe. put your valuables in.
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if you have those expensive family items, go to the front desk and ask if you have a safe there or wear it on your person. don't count on the hotel. count on yours. >> go to "good morning america."com on yahoo! for bill's top five tips. it's pretty surprising and there's more to come tomorrow, robin and george, wait until you see. >> lara, thanks very much. coming up -- the simpsons like you have never seen them before. they did it live. big medical headline for women thinking about having children, what new fertility tests will show you. dr. ashton joins us live. when it moves, people slide down it. and smart people, like this person, say there's about to be even more water. there's about to be even more water. ok, smile. in fact, there's so much water out there,
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♪ ♪ new fresh step with the power of febreze. odor control worth celebrating. ♪ ♪ come on, almost three decades -- you know that song. we're back with the moment making simpsons history over night. breaking the barriers of tv animation by having homer answer questions from viewers live. abc's t.j. holmes is here with how they made it happen. >> robin, how did they do this? after 27 seasons, 595 episodes,
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how do you keep it fresh, new? by making history by bringing an animated character to life in realtime. last night homer simpson was taking your call. overnight a springfield first. >> our father is going to improv live questions from the tv audience. >> the simpsons go live for the first time -- ever. >> to prove that we're live on saturday night live last night, drake was terrible. >> reporter: america's favorite dad homer simpson. took viewers' phone calls for a q and a live. >> what kind of car do you live? >> oh, i drive a hybrid which is combination of old and terrible. >> reporter: simpson was brought to live by using adobe character animated. it captured his voice and translated in real time to homer's mouth. >> always wear glasses with eyes
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glued on to them. next question. >> reporter: fans were eating up this simpsonizing. >> chicago deep dish or new york -- >> i prefer chicago style because i like italian better than chinese. >> it was worth repeatedly calling in over and over. >> reporter: as for homer's harshest critic. >> homer, time to bomb. >> okay, they pulled it off. it worked. it begs the question now, if you had a chance to interact with homer simpson what would you ask him? >> oh, gosh. >> you stumped us, t.j. >> it wasn't supposed to be a tricky question. >> what would you ask him? >> you know what, how do you keep a network job for 27 seasons? how about that? >> good answer. we got devon still got married over the weekend.
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good morning i'm tamala edwards, 7:56 monday, may 16. let's head over to karen rogers we've had a problem all morning with i-95 and we still have that problem. >> reporter: you wouldn't thing it could get worse and it did. a 73 minute ride. i can't remember a time this long on i-95 southbound woodhaven southbound, we had a disabled vehicle that was smoking blocking the left lane. that's adding to the delay. chopper 6 was overhead of the original problem, i-95 southbound two tanker trucks blocking the right lane. emergency vehicle and multi-vehicle accident i-95 near cottman. you're traveling in the single digits from academy to columbus
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boulevard. hop into new jersey and take 295. a lot of people waiting it out, it's a long ride in. let's go sky6 live hd the view across center city. david murphy if it wasn't cold it would be a beautiful day. >> reporter: what a beautiful morning from a visual standpoint. we're looking at cool conditions, 47 in philadelphia and 45 in allentown. jackets required, but a good looking morning. mostly sunny and breezy, cool high of 65 degrees and winds above 20 miles per hour you might want to keep the jacket handy later on. mainly cloudy tomorrow, 62. a couple of light showers possible. a few more wednesday morning with another cool high in the 60s. tam we're back around 70 thursday and friday. a water main break on west market street in west philadelphia that has market closed between 42nd and 43rd
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street. the break sent five feet of water into the engine five firehouse. dialysis might be affected at the million facility there. call ahead. that's it for us, we'll see you in 30.
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♪ welcome to my house good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. kate throws a punch. together with william and harry. what they're all fired up for this morning. sheryl sandberg speaks out for the first time since losing her husband. what she said about life, love and resilience. >> what life sucks you under you can kick against the bottom, find the surface and breathe again. [ applause ] >> the lessons she learned about bouncing back during the toughest times and leaning in to hope ♪ wake me up when it's all over ♪ big medical headline for women thinking about having children. the new fertility test that could be right for you. is it time to be more proactive
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about kids and your future. dr. ashton here live. and it's the wedding of the year. little leah still heading down the isle as a flower girl this weekend as her dad devon ties the knot. >> you stood strong. >> thank you for supporting me and i love my new family. >> the dress and the moment that got everyone dancing as we say -- >> good morning, america. boom! ♪ and good morning, america. nice, sunny monday here in times square. lots to celebrate this morning. nfl star devon still this there he is leah welcoming in asha joyce. >> look at her.
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>> remember, she was here not too long ago. >> showing off her new dress. >> that's right. also this morning, i can't wait until you meet these five amazing women in blue. more common their nypd badges. they're sisters. inspiring so many. can't wait to share that story. when we set up to do the interview, older ones in the front and the younger ones in the back. >> looking forward to that. of course, "dancing with the stars" night. big double elimination time. tensions needless to say rising high in the ballroom. two couples will be sent home. we have kym johnson with us and she has some predictions. >> ginger, ginger, ginger! >> okay. amy with the morning menu.
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the big story this morning, donald trump under fire for a flurry of issues, he's even taking swipes from president obama. the president didn't mention trump by name but he used his commencement speech at rutgers university to blast trump's views on immigration, muslims and trade. meanwhile trump is refuting a "the new york times" story that detailed alleged inappropriate behavior with women. calling the story a lame hit piece. as trump refuses to release his tax returns details are emerging several cases where he allegedly avoided paying taxes. hillary clinton said her husband will play a major role in her administration if she wins. parts of texas are now fa facing a flash flood emergency this morning with more heavy rain expected today. 6 inches have fallen since midnight. dozens of people have been rescued from their cars and evacuated from their homes. tsa is looking into accusations that a federal air
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marshal boarded a flight armed and drunk. he was reportedly taken off a universitied flight from heath. now to a horrifying crash at an air show in georgia. abc's steve oseasunsami has the story. >> reporter: this morning the faa and ntsb are trying to figure out how this air show turned deadly in a split-second. take a look. this is the plane that got in trouble at top of the loop. >> the airplane goes out of control and seems to tumble. and as it tumbles there's no chance for him to recover the airplane. >> reporter: in front of families with children it slams into the ground. >> what do you think -- >> oh, god. >> people gasped and announcer came on and there was a crash.
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>> reporter: fire trucks raced to the crash but what was left of the plane was already up in smoke and flames. the pilot died. his friend was flying in the plane next to him when he crashed. >> something didn't go exactly according to plan. so i pulled up to de-conflict and grew flew underneath me and i had no idea that greg had crashed reich a second later. >> reporter: for "good morning america," steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. the world's largest cruise ship has set sail. the harmony of the seas is 1200 feet long, to get some perspective, that's bigger than the eiffel tower, 20 dining rooms, 23 swimming pools and holds 6300 passengers. finally a graduating college student turning his big day into an even bigger one with a huge surprise. he got a chance to address
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fellow graduates at the university of maine. he had one more thing to say. take a listen. >> finally this last thing, a special someone that i have been with for a year and a half. i want you all to witness it. >> yep, he left the stage to say directly it to his girlfriend. his girlfriend was stunned but speechless. just in case she said yes with a quick nod in front of everyone clapping. so congratulations to them. >> high stakes. >> i mean, he had to be pretty confident. >> i'm glad it worked out. >> absolutely. lara with the morning menu. facebook's sheryl sandberg is speaking out publicly for the first time on the loss of her husband, her mess sang of hope and resilience and should you take a fertility test? why so many are using it before trying have kids. and "dancing with the
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♪ ♪ justin timberlake getting the party started at the eurovision song contest over the weekend. >> he always has a good time. >> we'll talk more about that in "pop news." it's quite a spectacle. >> i like how you teased that. but first, we want to get to those powerful words from facebook's sheryl sand best
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speaking publicly for the first time about her husband's unexpected death. sharing a message of hope during a commencement address over the weekend. jesse palmer is here. this was quite inspirational. >> reporter: it was a poignant speech. addressing the graduating class at the university of california, berkeley, how she learned to persevere in the face of tragedy. >> i'm not going to tell you today what i learned in life. today i'm going to try to tell you what i learned in death. >> reporter: sheryl sandberg speaking publicly for the first time about the sudden loss of her husband dave goldberg a year ago. >> when life sucks you under you can kick against bottom, find the surface and breathe again. [ applause ] the question is not if some of these things will happen to you, they will. what i want to talk about today is what you do next. >> reporter: sharing lessons of bouncing back from life's
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toughest times. >> you'll be defined not just by what you achieve but by how you survive. >> reporter: sandberg surviving on hard-earned wisdom. >> 11 days before the anniversary of dave's death, i broke down crying to a friend of mine. and through tears, we asked each other how we would live if we knew we had 11 days left. i mean, live with the understandiunderstand ing how precious every day is. >> reporter: charging tomorrow's leaders to lean in to hope and joy. >> reporte . >> losing my husband helped me find deeper gratitude. gratitude for the kindness of my friends, the love of my family and the laughter of my children. my hope for you is that you can find that gratitude not just on the easy days like today but on
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the hard days when you will need it. >> reporter: such a heart felt message. sandberg also told the graduates to be there for your family and friends. i mean that in person not just with a message with a heart emoji. >> great advice, jesse. we talk about how everybody -- we go through tragedies all of us in life. loss of some sort. if we don't take the time to understand why we were put in that situation to learn from it. she obviously has and sharing that with it. >> she said every night before she goes to bed, she thinks of three blessings of that day. >> the gift of gratitude. sometimes it comes in an unexpected package. but you learn to grow from it. we're going to move on now to a new way that women are being proactive about their futures. taking fertility tests before they try to start a family. it's actually a growing trend. dr. ashton will join us live.
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but first, one woman who's single and opening up about giving those tests a try. >> 32-year-old california annie ger hart is single and focused on her career even though she said she's not ready to have kids right now, she has babies on the brain. >> i'm in my early 30s and i know i want to have kids at some point in my life. >> reporter: when she learned there was a test available to learn her fertility prospects right now she was excited. >> i have had friends who have had fertility issues. one friend did ivf multiple rounds. >> reporter: the test annie underwent consisted of an ultra sound and blood work gave her more information about her fertility. fertility tests are also available for men to determine their special count.
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this doctor said she's seeing a number of single women taking the tests. >> they want to make sure things are okay before proceeding on that journey. they also want to plan ahead. do they want two children, three children? how does that impact when they start having a family. >> reporter: still the doctor notes the tests are not guarantee of a person's fertility or infertility. >> there are limitations, some of these tests are new. i think you have to be very careful. >> reporter: annie won't share the results of her tests. she glad she's took it. >> the information i got from the tests definitely helped me. >> and here with me now abc news chief health correspondent dr.
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ashton. we heard that young woman, i don't know why you wouldn't try it. >> my cardinal rule in medicine is don't do a test unless you have an idea of what you'll do with the results of that test. as we heard it's no guarantee what will happen in three months or three years. you have to take wit a grain of salt. >> all right, that's very good. sandy is tweeting us, you talked about female inforget ti -- infertility what about men? >> it starts with a basic seemen analysis. we're looking at number, then shape, and then we're looking at how they move or how they swim. all three of those factors are very important.
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>> our last question, involved with holdistic approaches, any that we know that work versus those that don't. >> of course the fact of the matter is, the data is a little bit all over the place. it's kind of inconclusive on yoga. there's a test available basically over the counter or online there's a male version, also, it can thin those seek regulations. >> okay i like that better, than being told to relax. all right, nobody's relaxing over in the ballroom. the "dancing with the stars'" semifinals are tonight. and a double elimination is on the way. here's the latest on the couples
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racing to the finals. it all comes down to this -- with just two weeks left, the final five duking it out. >> i hate to be the bearer of this -- but double elimination again. >> reporter: but no one is safe ahead of tonight's terrifying double elimination. so, just who will make it to the finals? ginger zee at to which leaderboard. >> 10! >> reporter: but nyle and paige hot on her heels and an tone joe not giving up either. and will wanya recover from last week's mishap. it all goes down on the dance floor tonight. >> we already started. >> we're joined now by two-time mirrorball champ, kym johnson. we're getting into it with our girl ginger. does she stand a real shot?
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>> i think it is. she hasn't had dance experience and i think from where she started until now she's improved so much. i think she's refined her dancing. i think we're going to see her in the final. >> the pressure is on tomorrow night. two new dance. >> reporter: the pressure for the semifinals is huge. >>. >> it's huge. everybody's giving it their all. i wouldn't to rehearsals yesterday and they're very serious about it. they're excited, though. and nyle i have to say i saw his dance and i think he's doing something that's really going to surprise everyone. last night when he did that silent session i thought was amazing. what i saw yesterday is going to blow your mind. >> great tease there. can wanya recover?
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>> i think he can. i saw him yesterday, too, and he's so determined. he wants to come out on top. the poor thing, like he just lost his footing. it can happen, but he's down at the bottom of the leaderboard so i'm nervous for him. >> you said ginger is the most improved, who's surprised you the most this season? >> nyle. i didn't expect that he would be so incredible, every week he's been so consistent. he's unbelievable. you know, he may not be able to hear the music but you can feel it. >> you have would never it. >> every week it's surprised me. certain so good. you can't pick one. >> thank you. we love your insight.
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>> go people have to go home tonight. don't miss the double elimination on "dancing with the stars." 8:00/7:00 central on abc. rob? >> we're all rooting for ginger, we have rain across the parts of the mid section of the country down across the south. flooding across corpus christy, 7 inches of rain and more rain on the way houston toward new orleans. flash flood threat across texas today and tomorrow. here's what's shaking locally. >> reporter: all right, rob nothing on storm tracker 6 live double scan, we're stuck in the 40s in many neighborhoods it's breezy. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, high of 65 most of the sunny and breezy, good looking day and cool.
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tomorrow, showers at times, 6 #. a little bit more wednesday morning, 66. milder and nicer thursday and friday! s time of year. but you're from rochester, not a big deal? >> no. thank you, rob. it's "pop news" time. we begin with the winning ro weekend for robert de niro. for his commitment to diversity and underrepresented viewpoint at the glaad awards. he received the award from his buddy and his joy co-star jennifer lawrence. >> father asked me to present him with this glaad excellence in media award. >> diane sawyer our friend, our
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love and her "20/20" team they won the outstanding tv journalism award for that incredible sit-down with now caitlyn jenner. we congratulate all of the winners who are fighting so hard for change. that's a great event. have you been following the 2016 eurovision song contest? wow, it's a lot. a lot to take in. this is europe's world series of music where performers from 40 different nations compete for the title. the finals took place in sto stockholm on sunday prp the winner was from uk. fashion choices they stole the show. croatia had a white number that one internet user said a dove got caught in plastic and seaweed.
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>> tough crowd. >> this is leatherened flesh covered cutout number which also stole the show. unfortunately it didn't steal the judges. and then germany had fur and leather free, heart's in the right place. although the fashion was fringe, the halftime show justin timb timberlake performing his brand-new single. "can't stop the feeling." which i can't stop singing. it's very contagious tune if you haven't heard it. it's a huge event. i didn't know anything about this. there you go, i share with you. finally, i was so inspired by this video of this woman doing yoga. i'm really into yoga. she's so focused. look at that.
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then. >> she's trying so hard to do her downward dog. [ laughter ] >> it's so painful to watch. celine dion her music has inspired millions. on wednesday, her words will touch your heart. celine opens up. powerful, deeply personal. "good morning america" wednesday.
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good morning, i'm tamala edwards, 8:27 monday, may 16. karen rogers i-95 not letting up. >> reporter: travel times are bigger than anything i've seen. chopper 6 on the scene. this is what it looks like an accident involving two tanker trucks. one lane crawling by i-95 southbound at columbus boulevard. we had a fuel spill and injury. they are out there with the fire crews. let's look at the delays. i want to show you the travel times on i-95, 79 minute ride. a minute ago it was 81 minutes. huge delays on i-95 southbound look at this from wood hairn to- woodhaven to the vine. i-95 southbound we have an accident off to the side. it was blocking the left lane earlier. we had an earlier multi-vehicle
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accident. here's an accident southbound past 73 just the right lane squeezing by at times. we have fire crew, police, new jersey dot on the scene. now, let's head outside to david murphy, a cool start to the week. >> reporter: it's nice arena sunny out here, we have 47 degrees in philadelphia. a couple of spots down south 50-degree range. it will be sunny and cool, high of 65 degrees. you will want to keep a jacket handy if you're working outdoors. cloudy tomorrow, 62, cooler, there's a chance of a light sprinkle or shower at times. a morning shower not out of the question wednesday, cloudy and 66. nicer thursday and friday, up around 70 with the sun coming back. we'll send you back to the
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♪ ♪ while we're playing that song, welcome to "good morning america." take a look peek at nfl star devon still's beautiful wedding and beautiful bride asha joyce heading down the stairs. a special moment. lot more of that exclusive in just a little bit. >> i love the dress, too. his daughter, leah battling cancer as she did. i was an event over the weekend. dick vitale, he calls it his courageous kids. $2.2 million was raise and this gala. over 4 cents on the dollar goes to pediatric care. he has this event and he -- i have known him for many years,
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working at espn, just delightful and to see the families and the resilience. when i see little leah it gives us hope, lara. >> we'll talk about it rue now. so it was the big weekend wedding. devon still tying the not with asha in a beautiful ceremony including devon's daughter leah. we all came to know and love her as she bravely battled cancer. abc's mara schiavocampo takes us inside this event. >> reporter: they have been waiting over four years to say their i dos. when leah was diagnosed with cancer they put it on hold. now that leah is cancer-free, devon got married. happily ever after. never looked this sweet. as houston texans' devon still
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finally said i do to his longtime love asha joyce. donning a mermaid dress and the gro groom making it official at the historic public library in new york. nfl stars carr loss dunlap brandon thomas and actress holly robinson peete. >> leah lit up the spire room. >> reporter: leah was the queen of cuteness walking down the aisle in her custom-made haile paige dress. taking center stage, holding hands with the bride and the groom. streaming tears of happiness as they exchanged their emotional, long-awaited vow and i promise you, whatever i do i'm going to do it. and everything i do i'm going to
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dedicate to make sure you life is perfect. >> you ready to get this cancer about you? >> reporter: two years ago, devon and asha put their special day on hold as then-4-year-old leah was a diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma. sharing it on social media. america falling in love. >> i wanted her to walk down the aisle as a healthy child. >> reporter: their dream wedding hosted by the knot allowed fans to vote on every aspect of the big day. from the bridal gown to the cake to the ring. >> it's been amazing for me. they had some great options. >> i saw her walking down the steps i knew that the fans made the right decision with the
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dress because she looked absolutely beautiful. >> reporter: and leigh ya revealing the final surprise the honeymoon. jamaica. >> thank you. >> and i'm going with them. i promise you that. >> we'll have to take a rain-check on that. >> thank you for everybody supporting me and i love my new family. >> reporter: the 6-year-old making a sweet toast, getting down to business. >> now, let's party! >> reporter: if the newlyweds boo geed the night away. leah joining in at the end. getting down to "uptown funk." ♪ don't believe me just watch ♪ don't believe me just watch >> reporter: a night years in
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the making. their dream wedding finally coming true with love, laughter and of course, happily ever after. >> oh, in honor of leah the couple set up a charity registry on the all proceeds go to pediatric cancer research. he and asha plan to take their honeymoon in july. and we're told that leah is not going on the honeymoon. >> thanks. we're going to move on now to the royals. william, kate and harry are launching a new charity this morning. taking on the stigma of mental illness. >> reporter: this morning, william, kate and harry on a mission, joining forces to combat perceptions surrounding mental health issues. working with eight charities in
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their most ambitious project to date. this morning, making the first day of mental health awareness week, william, kate and harry coming together to formally launch their new mental health campaign, heads together. >> heads together wants to help everybody feel much more confident with their everyday mental health. >> reporter: the duchess trying her hand at boxing in $137 banana republic skirt, no less. boxing is one they encourage to do. stepping into the ring next, harry, the prince quotes packs a punch. with their latest catchy video turning heads. the royal trio are hoping to change the conversation and help end the stigma and taboo surrounding mental health. >> we all can play our part by talking and listening to each other. >> reporter: making it safe for kids to open up, hoping to
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tackle bullying, suicide and childhood mental health. last night, william and kate left the kids at home, joining the queen at windsor castle for a star-studded event celebrating her 90th birthday. the queen arriving in style in her horse-drawn carriage before being serenading by several singers. and being entertained by a dazzling display of 900 horses from around the world. so, after a night out celebrating with the queen the royal trio continuing the partying theme today as they shine a light on mental health but hitting the deck, which tune did prince harry choose? "naughty boy." >> and how many horse ds they have? >> 900 horses. >> she's 90, just add another 0. let's get outside to rob. >> this
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south africa, how is the new york weather treating you? it's terrible. the sun is coming up, but it's chilly. we have frost and freeze warnings happening right now. look at the blue on the map. it's mid may, for crying out loud. we'll rewound in the next few days it will feel like spring starting out in the 50s and temperatures getting close to 70. that's a look at the national outlook. >> reporter: today an storm tracker 6 live lots of sun, breezy and cooler, 65. cloudy and 62 the next a couple of days and sprinkles and showers, 70 under the sun on thursday. did i mention the sponsor -- yes. brought to yo by beautyrest. don't want to forget the sponsor, you guys.
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>> it's going to warm up this afternoon. coming up -- your interview with the five sisters who are teaming up in the nypd, breaking
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♪ we are family >> we are family. talk about a family right here. five sisters and a great story of family. five siblings all members of a new york police department. rising above adversity to help make this city a better place. >> definitety chief. >> captain. >> sergeant. >> sergeant. >> retired sergeant. >> reporter: they're the nypd's very own fab five. >> hi, guys. >> you put the numbers on my desk. thank you. >> reporter: high-ranking, barrier-breaking women in blue. >> gentlemen, come. >> reporter: did i mention they're sisters, the holmes sisters. who am i describing all right, are you ready? okay, rules with an iron fist.
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>> juanita. >> some call her queen bee. >> i'm not bossy, robin. >> yes. >> i give constructive criticism. >> reporter: she may not be bossy but she's a boss. she's one of the highest ranking women in the nypd, overseeing the domestic violence unit. >> i'm the second oldest but the oldest girl. i was left braiding their hair, helping them with cooking. i realized that god was preparing me for something bigger and better. her sister is the first african-american commanding officer of her precinct. are you all competitive with each other in. >> i would say and i'm winning. >> everyone talks about sibling rivalry. she's pointing to those two. >> in a short period of time i will be her boss.
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trust me. in a short few years. >> only because i'll be retired. >> reporter: the younger sister stella and selena are both sergeants and follow the footsteps of retired sergeant bernice holmes. why did you want to join the force in. >> one said you have such a way with people. they warm up to you. i took the test. passed with flying colors. >> reporter: the holmes sisters grew up in queens, new york, with 13 brothers and sister. more than half of the siblings have careers in law enforcement. do you have a better understanding of each other because you have so much in common. >> we always had a better leadership. now we're all cops we can relate to each other, the stress on the job. >> reporter: historically we have seen the breakdown of trust
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between law enforcement and the african-american community. the holmes sisters are uniquely a part of both. how do weary build the trust? >> when i think about trust in the community i think there has to be a strong relationship with the community, it can't be us against them. it can't be those people. it's important that you push that message down to the officers we can have all of the meetings we want to have with our executives if the boots are on the ground don't get that message and carry it out it's not going to work. >> appreciate your honesty, you're saying there's room for improvement on both sides of the issue. >> absolutely. >> reporter: the sisters inspired a younger generation of holmes. juanita's son graduates from the police academy this summer. >> i love helping people. you always help someone. one person you help will make
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your month. >> reporter: what do you think it says about your family, that you all as a family have committed so much to this community to law enforcement, what is the legacy of the holmes family? >> i think it is a good thing when you can leave a legacy of positive role models who the children and people in general can view and say they were no different than me and look at what they achieve. it's a mindset. if you can think big you can be big. if you can think small you can be small. so, think big. >> siblings are siblings. they never worried about each other. but their children now becoming -- they're -- i mean, they're going to be fine and
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everything like that. it was interesting -- >> some of the younger siblings. >> some of their children. the sisters' children are now joining the force. >> i like how they look at it as a service. they're helping other people. it's a theme throughout the whole family. it's beautiful. >> important message. coming up -- michael fassbender opening up about his new movie.
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we're back now with michael fas beshd and the new x-men apocalypse. he sat down for a rare morning show appearance, his first-ever "good morning america" interview. >> i love michael fassbender he's played everything from macbeth to magneto. now, he's returning to a role he's making his very own.
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it's an intense action-packed adventure that will keep you on tennell of your seat. x-men is about to take theaters by storm with its ninth installment with michael fassbender back in action as magneto. i zmr the great thing about the x-men movies and the comic book franchise is this idea people have been pushed to the fringes of society. they're outcast in some way. >> reporter: the a-lister making his debut five years ago in x-men first class and then again, x-men days of future past. >> call him apocalypse. >> reporter: the new film is set in 1983. fassbender's character is living if a normal life in poland. >> he works in a steel factory.
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you know, with steel and metal. but he's not using his powers to manipulate it. he's kind of doing hard labor almost like a pent nance or a return to whatever human roots he had. we thought that would be a pretty cool introduction to him in this movie. >> reporter: soon after, apocalypse wants to rule the world and recruits magneto to join him. he has two other films coming out "lights between the ocean." also coming out, a assassin creed. so, what's next for him? >> i think after this job, you know i'll take a little bit of time off and get better at surfing. >> and fassbender has been surfing while filming a sequel of alien down there.
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sunglasses. color, clarity and detail. before we go, some great news about a good friend of gm gp. garth brooks is coming back to new york for his first concert here in almost 20 years, happening at yankee stadium july 9th. tickets go on sale this friday. >> say it again, amy. that's huge. >> this is when we say, have great monday. >> don't look at me like that, robin.
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good morning i'm tamala edwards, 8:56 mud, -- mud, may 15. let's go over to i-95 with karen
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rogers. >> reporter: we are jammed on i-95 southbound, 79 minute ride from wood hain to the vine. -- wood hain to the vine. here's the accident scene on 295 southbound past 73. it's off to the side, look how jammed you are with the accident scene, traveling at 13 miles per hour. look at the backup. 561. you're jammed solid 295 southbound blocking most of the lanes earlier. we have all lanes blocked on 55 southbound after an accident investigation with a vehicle fire. a horrible scene southbound approaching salem. let's head outside to david murphy, david is it warming up a little bit? >> reporter: take a look at numbers be we're at 50 degrees in philadelphia. there's a bit of a breeze blowing, so good idea to grab
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that jacket on the way out the door. this afternoon, breezy and windy at times today, high of 65. tomorrow, more clouds, a few light sprinkles and showers, 62. a little bit more of that possible on wednesday morning, high of 66. thursday and friday, things get better, the sun bursts back into play with high of his 70s. coming up on "action news" at noon, chaka fattah is heading to court for his corruption trial. we'll have opening statements as they get underway. "live with kelly" is next. have a great one.
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>> it's "live with kelly." today, superstar chef gordon ramsay. and star of the hit series, "quantico," priyanka chopra. and performing their new hit, "what we live for," american authors. plus jimmy kimmel joins kelly at the co-host desk, all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] ♪ >> and now here are kelly ripapril and jimmy kimmel. ♪ go big or go home


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