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great. good morning, america. 30 twisters reported across the heartland. hail and rain pound the south. >> daddy, let's go! >> tornadoes spark fires turning homes into rubble. now mlsz on high alert. dead heat. the new abc news poll showing donald trump and hillary clinton neck and neck in the race for the white house. as former president bill clinton goes on the attack and bernie sanders refuses to drop out. the mom being called the queen of the internet for this -- [ laughter ] >> shattering records, making more than 100 million people laugh along with her. [ laughter ] >> now, look who's on her way to times square. >> i'm going to be on "good morning america."
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[ laughter ] >> you'll meet her live only on "gma." ♪ a and a high-flying night at the billboard music awards. show-stopping performances from britney ♪ . >> to blake and gwen. celine dion's emotional return. ♪ the show must go on >> and madonna teaming up with stevie wonder for a tribute to prince. ♪ purple rain purple rain >> all the hottest moments on stage and backstage. "good morning america." >> right here on gma." and good morning, america. happy monday. how about that sunday night at the billboard music awards?
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there it was right there. celine dion just stole the show. but the show must go on. >> so powerful. what about that moment her son rene charles presented the icon ache ward. but we'll begin with those twist ners the south. millions in the threat zone today. bracing for tornadoes and damaging winds. rob here with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, george. what a weekend, over 200 reports of severe weather in the last 24 hours. 7 tornadoes reported across 5 states. we're just getting started in a very active pattern. funnel clouds. >> big tornado! >> reporter: after funnel cloud. forming in the skies above texas overnight. >> daddy, let's go, please. >> reporter: 30 reported tornadoes from south dakota to texas. some with winds over 100 miles
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an hour. one twister sparking this fire in big spring, this home there reduced to rubble. >> wow! >> reporter: funnel clouds forming as rain and hail pounds the area. golf ball size hail reported throughout the state. >> look at that! >> reporter: at least four other twisters report td in the texas panhandle overnight. and this one in kansas. >> tornado crossing in front of us! >> reporter: cars stopping mid-highway to avoid the whipping winds. this truck inching its away across the intersection as the midwest and plains are on high alert. severe watches spanning from mexico all of the way to canada. this week, we're under a persistent southwest regime. today, the bull's-eye is going
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to be across west texas, kansas. want to show you that piece of video which highlights something that we talked about before on this show. multivortex tornadoes. you can see it here, they kind of dance around the main circulation. those are the ones that do the most damage as far as tornadoes that hit towns. these can accelerate the winds and we'll probably see more of these going forward. >> rob, thank you. now to the race for the white house. our new poll showing hillary clinton and donald trump neck and neck in the race for the white house as bernie sanders makes it clear he's not dropping out yet. abc's tom llamas is at trump headquarters in new york with the latest. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you. that new poll the big political story today. but we're also getting a preview of hillary clinton's strategy over the next few weeks. she said that she's not going to
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let donald trump normalize himself to appeal to voters. she's getting help from bill clinton. this morning the race for president now a dead heat. trump gauge on hillary clinton since locking up the nomination. three recent polls show the race neck and neck. >> people are in love with what we're saying. >> clinton said just wait promise tolls expose what she calls trump's hollowness. and overnight, former president bill clinton describing trump's candidacy this way -- >> it's a very bad choice for america's future. >> reporter: even knowing the presumptive gop nominee's slogan. >> making america great again, i'll make it the way it used to be. that's a dumb idea. it will not work. >> reporter: but as clinton
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pivots towards the general election -- >> i will be the nominee. i will be running against donald trump. >> reporter: senator sanders says, not so fast. >> i think secretary clinton is jumping the gun a little bit here. >> reporter: sanders pointing toward our abc news/washington post poll that shows nearly two-thirds of registered poll have an unfavorable view of both major candidates. >> senator sanders, i'm sorry, the night is over. >> no, no, it's not over! it's not over until i say it's over! >> reporter: sanders fighting spirit getting the "snl" treatment. >> hello, bernie, i didn't see you sitting behind me. so far behind me you can't catch up. >> reporter: now trump is set for a west coast swing this with week. george. >> still got some contests let. let's dig into our poll with jon karl.
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this poll shows a surge for donald trump over the last couple of months. >> in march, hillary clinton had a commanding lead over trump. in fact, she she's had a commanding lead back to september. he's pulled ahead of her within the margin of error. the unpopularity of both of these candidates, trump r donald trump viewed unfavorably by 37% of the votes. hillary clinton viewed unfavorably by 53% of the voters. it may not surprise you, george, 44% say they would like to see a third party candidate. they're unhappy with both options. >> as you say this is the lowest numbers for both candidates in the history of our polling. one thing going on here, though, we have seen donald trump making strides in unifying the republican party now that ted cruz and john kasich dropped out. hillary clinton is still in a
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battle. >> reporter: the most astounding number in this poll, george, was this -- look at this -- 20% of bernie sanders supporters say they'll vote for donald trump if it comes down to hillary clinton or donald trump. the key thing for hillary she has to find a way to get the sanders' supporters onboard. >> jon karl, thank you very much. breaking news overnight, president obama in vietnam, announcing the u.s. will lift an arms embargo that's been placed for more than 40 years. abc's bob woodruff with the latest. >> reporter: very big news today. no one was sure that president obama would do this. but he did. announcing that u.s. is ending the decades-long arms embargo. the types of weapons that will eventually that will be sold will be reviewed on a case by
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case bias. why now? the president says it's the natural course for improving ties. but the u.s. and vietnam are also increasingly drawn together because of china and its growing aggressive actions in and over the south china sea. now, china has been building artificial islands not far from the vietnamese coast so president obama was warmly welcomed by the people here on the streets. most i met here in hanoi said americans are widely liked in this country. here you see the relationship between these former enemies is certainly improving. robin. >> it does appear that way. thank you. we'll move on now to the egyptair mystery. the egypt government has deployed a submarine to help find the wreckage. abc's matt gutman is on the scene in cairo. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning,
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george. as those ships scour for wreckage on land they're searching for answers. they're trying to determine whether or not a mechanical error brought down that plane. this morning, egyptian ships salvaging the relics of flight 804 from the mediterranean surface. meantime, a french ship and an egyptian sub have been sent to scour the seabed for the bulk of the plane wreckage. abc news has learned that the search area is massive, about 5300 square miles about the size of connecticut. the pentagon said its planes have detected debris. we now know after the pilot's upbeat good night. >> thank you so much, good night. >> reporter: the plane's data
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transmission system, known as aca acars. the alert indicating a possible fire right under the cockpit. >> one thing we don't know if there was smoke and fire is how it got started. it's still possible this could still be are terrorist act. >> hundreds here in cairo page tribute to the lives lost. this morning, egyptian officials telling us their focus is recovering the bodies and those all-important black boxes. is egypt going to ask for additional outside help in order to locate them? >> if it's necessary we will do that. >> reporter: now, egyptian officials say they're looking for those black boxes but they may need some extra help. one french ship patrolling that area. two u.s. companies have reportedly volunteered to help
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in that search. >> matt, thanks very much. let's get more from our aviation contributor, steve againyard. these black boxes could provide the answers but necessarily. >> yeah, george, one of the things that we're concerned about, two independent sources of data, acars, both stopped at the exact same instance. there's a concern here if there was a total electrical fire, some of that data that was supposed to transmitted to the black boxes might have been cut off. >> what could we learn from the other debris? >> we have debris that's on the sr. face and the debris on the bottom of the ocean. on the surface, things that are light, seat cushions. the real clues will be with the bulk of the airplane that might show how the metal was broken, explosions residue. >> the possibility of terrorist
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attack, but if it's a mechanical failure, there's a real danger there. >> one of the most ubiqitous airlines. one way or another, we have to figure out if it's a terrorist attack we have to address that. if it's a problem with the airplane that has to be addressed. >> steve ganyard, thanks very much. let's go to amy with the other top stories. iraqi troops have launched a major fight to retake the city of fallujah from isis. already today, iraqi forces are reporting progress, sweeping through the outskirts of that city which is one of two remaining isis strong holds in iraq. a man accused of gunning down a massachusetts police officer in a traffic stop has
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now been shot okilled in a shootout. jorge zambrano was wanted in killing ronald tarantino. some dramatic video of a wild fire sweeping across hundreds of acres in arizona's mojave valley. it may have been sparked by a transformer explosion. the san diego padres are apologizing to the local gay men's choir for quote mishandling their performance of the national anthem. just as they started to sing they were drowned out by a railroading of a woman singing the anthem. the padres said it wasn't a malicious act but an employee has been disciplined. a shocker in the nba playoffs, the thunder unleashing fury on steph curry and the warriors. oklahoma city rolled to a
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133-1005 win. finally, we all know you shouldn't text while driving but what about texting while marching. check out this video. west point cadets marching to their graduation ceremony. look closely, one of the cadets texting while marching. looking down while texting. stop texts while walking. it's not safe. it's really sad and dangerous. how about last night? >> so special, right. lots of great memories from the billboard music awards. abc's jesse palmer is in las vegas with moments that have all of us talking this morning. hey, jess. >> reporter: hey, lara, it was a night jam packed filled with memorable performances.
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two of those acts were by britney spears and celine dion and of course the highly-anticipated tribute to prince. ♪ britney spears kicking off the billboard music awards. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: slaying it on stage. her glittery ensemble and toxic moves mesmerizing fans. transporting us back to 2001 reminding us 15 years later who's still the princess of pop. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: a night jam packed with music's biggest chart-toppers and the all-star performances didn't stop there. gwen stefani and blake shelton putting their love on display. ♪ >> reporter: the weeknd the biggest winner of the night. taking home eight awards. the most for a male artist since
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2011. and paid a tribute to the late great prince. >> he was very close to me and -- and he'll always been an inspiration. rest in peace, prince. i love you. ♪ >> reporter: emotions ran high, too, a ovation for kesha's return. her on again, off-again appearance finally a go after her legal battle with dr. luke. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: the show going on for music icon honoree celine dion. the pop legend's son rene charles surprising his mom with the golden microphone. >> i don't want to cry in front of you, you make me so happy. >> and to close the show. >> it should be anything but silent. >> reporter: a moment of silence
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to honor prince. ♪ nothing compares to u >> reporter: before madonna's tribute, stevie wonder joining the material girl on stage as the crowd sang along. ♪ purple rain purple rain >> reporter: so many memorable moments last night and of course i got to go backstage with some of the biggest stars including a very emotional interview with celine dion which i can't wait to share with you coming up. >> no words needed. just look at this video. meghann trainor is right behind him on stage. the kid is not even facing the stage, so busy capturing the video that he's missing the moment. >> it's like he should march in graduations. >> i knew that was going to happen. rainy here in the mid 80s new york washington, d.c. and philly by wednesday.
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♪ ♪ back here on "gma." meghan trainor's huge performance last night in the billboard music awards. >> we called him out for the selfie. we got called out by my daughter elliott. my kid was filming meghan trainor he has a youtube video. we were schooled by elie. >> keep your very grounded. especially teenagers. >> enjoy the moment. >> enjoying the moment and getting paid for it. >> really enjoying the moment.
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>> how quickly she got in touch with you. >> she wanted us to know. also right now, donald trump and hillary clinton in a dead heat our new abc news poll shows them neck and neck for the white house. millions on the alert for severe weather. tornadoes and damaging winds on the way. and also this morning, ginger zee getti-- getting read big debut. thank you so much. we're going to hear from her coming up. it's pure joy, the simple joyce in life. >> her name is candace payne. i saw her before we came down here this morning. she's a delight. we begin this half-hour with a major development in the biggest case murder cases. chandra levy murdered in 2001
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getting a new trial. abc's david wright is here with so much more. good morning, david. >> reporter: this 15-year-old murder mystery ended the career of a powerful californian congressman gary condit but another man was convicted a homeless guy. now, as he faces a new trial the suspect is pointing the finger back at condit. bombshell new allegations in a sensational washington murder case. could a congressman's alleged secret sex life have been the motive of murder? that's allegation being made. for this homeless man who was sentenced to prison for killing shand a ra levy. her murder one of the biggest stories that summer. an illegal immigrant from el
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salvador was convicted based on a jailhouse confession to other inmates. his conviction later set aside he's now facing a new trial this fall and now his lawyers have filed a blockbuster motion zeroing in on levy's relationship with former congressman gary condit her body was found in d.c.'s rock creek park. a pair of knotted tights found nearby. the defense attorneys said that condit may have used them to restrain levy during a rough sex act gone wrong. >> condit was fooling around in doing that. it doesn't prove that he's the murderer. >> young women can be caught up in the web of predators, of powerful people and we don't know what happened to them. >> reporter: condit had a powerful motive to kill or
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cover-up the circumstances of her death whether her death was intentional or accidental. at the time gary condit told connie chung that he was innocent. >> did you kill chandra levy? >> i did not. >> reporter: the u.s. attorney prosecuting this case the second time now calls this sensational, salacious effort to taint the jury pool. robin. >> all right, david, thank so much. we're going to bring in dan abrams. you just heard some pretty sensational claims. >> right. it's a legitimate argument for the defense to point the finger at somebody else. in this case, their argument this is someone we believe was having an affair with chandra levy, had a motive to do it. they're going to argue opportunity if they can and they want to go back and interview past girlfriends. the problem is you can't start
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bringing in every ex-girlfriend to say, oh, i don't know, i didn't like him for this reason. hisi want to know why. that's the kind of stuff that could be edadmissible in a case like this. >> how strong is this case? >> it's a long strong. now there are real concerns about his testimony, no longer a strong case as it was before. >> the levy family just want to know the truth. >> right. >> all right, dan, thank you. we'll get the latest on tom brady. an abc news exclusive with the superlawyer he's hired to fight the four-game suspension he's facing for the deflategate
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scandal. >> reporter: breaking news overnight. tom brady revealing he'll fight the four-game suspension. asking the second circuit court of appeals to rehear his case. this morning, tom brady's attorneys revealing exclusively to abc news the superstar will appeal the federal court hearing reinstating the four-game suspension for deflategate to the entire 2nd circuit bench. >> they're so drastic and so apparent the court should rehear it. >> reporter: the four-time super bowl winner adding former solicitor general ted o'neil to his legal case. claiming commissioner roger goodell fumbled the case and he completely ignored the schedules. >> he appointed himself to review his own decision and then
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he affirmed his own decisions on his own. >> reporter: stating commissioner roger goodell properly exercised his broad discorrection in suspending brady for his role in deflategate. after an independent investigator found it more probable or not that tom brady was generally aware of an alleged scheme to deflate footballs. brady has repeatedly denied any involvement. his legal team vowing to fight on for the football star. >> he knows that he didn't do anything wrong. he knows that it was a commissioner who made things up. >> the lawyers right now saying brady is going through his normal routine to start the season. coming up know details about prince's unexpected death asthma
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tribute to prince at the billboard music awards. it's making a lot of head lines as we learn new details about prince's unexpected death. abc's linsey davis has more. #. >> reporter: it was one of the most anticipated moments of the night -- ♪ >> reporter: madonna paying tribute to prince at the billboard music awards. aptly singing "nothing compares to u." before this unexpected moment, when stevie wonder joined her on stage. ♪ purple rain purple rain >> reporter: the purple rain duet quieted critics who
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complained ahead of the show th should have petition ed another artist to perform. the producer stood by the decision. we're honored and could not be more excited for madonna to be on the show and pay tribute to someone that was her friend and her peer and her colleague. on the day of his passing madonna posted this on her instagram -- what a loss i'm devastated. according to rolling stone the two icons briefly dated back in 1995. and this morning, while the results of prince's toxicology report have yet to be released new details about the circumstances surrounding his death are come in to focus. according to the star tribune a responding paramedic said prince
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o'donnell, 7:56, monday, may 23. let's see what's going on on i-95. hey, matt, i was watching the fire crews pulling away, we had an accident scene, injuries, two right lanes were blocked. we have the penndot truck blocking the two right lanes. most of the crews have left the scene i-95 southbound at ridley park. we saw live as it started to clear. here's a double whammy problem on the delaware memorial bridge. we have a disabled tractor-trailer blocking the right lane southbound on the dwinl. we on the delaware memorial bridge, we have the left lane block and the right lane blocked, only speeds of 11, 10 miles per hour. expect delays there, matt. taking live look at the commodor barry bridge and some clouds forming out there, let go to david murphy for the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: fair amount of
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clouds over the terrace. every now and then there's a sunny break, matt. if you take a look at radar there's showers in south jersey and delaware. they are pushing across the delaware bay into delaware and thinning out in south jersey. we're up close to 60 degrees in and not much wind this afternoon we're going for a high of 74 own round of spotty showers possible in the early even. tomorrow warmer, 77. showers and thundershowers possible. wednesday, looks great. back in the 80s high of 84. we stay in the 80s the holiday weekend it gets warm and humid feeling like summer there, afternoon thunderstorms, possible. grief counselorrers will -- counselors will be at burlington city high school after a character struck antwan timbers
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junior while walking along long the sidewalk on route 130. the driver was charged with dui. a penn state student fell off a roof at state college and the coroner said it wasn't the fall that the caused it. the story at 6abc.com.
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good morning, america. it'sle:00 a.m. new overnight -- ♪ i have to way to carry on >> the show won't stop for celine. her emotional performance that brought down the billboards. >> what were nerves like walking on to that stage tonight? >> what she revealed to our cameras and jesse backstage. only on "gma." also this morning -- final countdown. ginger, nyle and paige hard at work for tonight's "dancing with the stars." special correspondent bindi irwin takes us behind the scenes. and she's out of this world. >> i'm such a happy chewbacca. >> reporter: the mom who broke all facebook records.
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>> drum roll. i'm going to be on "good morning america." [ laughter ] ♪ and get ready for summer. ashley graham here taking your questions about how to make any swimsuit work for summer. she's styling you as we say -- >> al >> all: good morning, america. what a great way to start the week. >> enthusiasm for monday right there. >> we got the mom behind that chewbacca mask. the stunning ashley graham is also with us of course a new bachelorette is here live. >> she's sharing some secrets from the big bachelorette premiere. >> lara. >> so much to see in vegas, stunning performances. everybody on their feet.
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including singer joe joe jonas' brother nick. and blake and gwen in a duet. and look at this, a cute picture of them backstage. it looks like real love, people. celine dion's son surprised her with a big awards. jesse was backstage. he got to go one-on-one can star. we'll have that and more coming up right now the morning menu from ar amy right now, donald trump gaining ground in the race for the white house. pulling ahead of hillary clinton. clinton now stepping up her attacks and abc's tom llamas is at trump headquarters right here in new york. >> reporter: amy, good morning. the big political story this morning that new poll that shows this race neck and neck. donald trump gaining on hillary clinton and this race now a dead
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heat. this comes as we're getting preview to hillary clinton's strategy over the next few weeks. she wants to prove that donald trump is hollow. and she's also getting some help from her husband, former president bill clinton who said this about donald trump's slogan. >> make america great again really means, i'll make it the way it used to be. you'll better off. that's a dumb idea. it will not work. >> reporter: now this back and forth between clinton and trump comes at a time when senator bernie sanders is not giving up, saying he'll stay in this race until the primaries are over. >> all right, tom, thanks very much. and president obama is in vietnam where today he's announced he's lifting the arms embargo that's been in place against vietnam for 40 years. in iraq a major new fight against isis. 20,000 iraqi troops have
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as this morning, it got more than 133 million views making it the most viewed facebook live video ever and now the woman behind the smack here at "good morning america." it's wonderful to have you here. you just make us happy, candace. >> that is awesome. >> bless you for that. so, tell me, you're a record breaker. you're joking you said you never been an athlete so you said it's kind of cool. >> yes, i feel like i deserve a gold medal to say i have broken a medal th record. >> it's great. give us the back story here. you're in the store. why did you want to buy this mask? >> i wasn't there for the mask. i was there for myself for some yoga pants because i'm trying to work out more. it's not going that well.
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i ended up going to the toy section because i got discouraged about the yoga pants. maybe not today. but i could get a toy for my kids. i bumped my shoulder into a box. i have seen it before. it zenltally started making the growl and i went -- i need to get that. i don't think my kids need it i needed it. >> you couldn't wait to get home? >> well, i made a couple of other stops. then, it was just calling from the bag. i was thinking, i've got 30 minutes before i have to be responsible and pick up my children from school and once they see this i'll never get to see it again. i thought i would share it with my facebook family and friends. if anyone wants to see it they'll have to see it now. i'm going to document it. it was mine to begin with. not theirs. >> so, when you put that mask on
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and you had no idea that it was going to resonate as it has, what do -- why do you think that people can't get enough of it? >> in all honesty, i think the world as a whole is in need of a good laugh. i think we're in need of someone to lift our spirits, to not take ourselves so seriously and maybe make some cynicism worldwide. it needs to stop. >> i think you're right on with that. tell us about yourself. you're from the dallas area. >> my husband and i will be married 15 years in december. that's a big one for us. and i absolutely love him. he's my best friend and my anchor and my biggest rock. our kids, we couldn't be prouder of who they are growing up to me. i absolutely love my family. i took time to be a stay at home
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mom. >> good for you and you also -- you love star wars. we saw your pictures from star wars. are the kids into it as well? >> yes, yes. >> so we have our friends from hasbro, they know you love these toys. bring it out. "star wars." >> the action figures, the big ones. >> they're going to give you a certificate for $2500 to buy for your friends and family. >> thank you very much. >> thank you very much. >> what's been the best part of it? >> in all honesty is being able to share joy with people. hear stories of people coming out of depression. one woman wrote me and said she had an autistic daughter who
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hadn't laughed for two years. to see a child that you haven't seen laugh those are the stories that i'm going to take with me every day. >> candace payne, ladies and gentlemen! >> thank you. >> i'm going to give you a hug. that is beautiful. >> thank you. >> that was a moment. bless you for what you're doing and what that mother said is so true. we haven't heard the last from you. >> what a great spirit she has. she can't talk because lara has the mask on. [ laughter ] >> i'm going to read her read, we have the biggest moments from the billboard music awards. >> you can't stop laughing when you put it on. on, my gosh. >> it's like laughing gas in there. >> everyone needs to get one of these. george, will you help me? >> yeah, i think i will. we'll go to jesse palmer he was there for everything including celine dion, let's go back to
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him in vegas. hey, jesse. >> reporter: what a night it was. obviously the show was amazing but the real show was behind the scenes and that's where i was with some of the hottest stars and the biggest winners. let's take a look. ♪ i have to find a way to carry on ♪ >> the emotion nol moment that touched so many. celine dion's son who presented her with the billboard award. >> most importantly, my beloved husband who i know will continue to watch over me from up above. >> reporter: celine dion sharing with us what she cherished most about last night's show. >> the biggest moment was rc showing up and presenting me that award was the moment. >> reporter: what was your nerves like? >> you don't seven awards like this often, so i also like he
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could have been with me to hold that award. >> reporter: dion crediting her fans for sticking by her side. >> most especially i want to thank the fans for traveling through music with me. in good and bad times. >> reporter: the night, one dion she'll cherish forever. >> now's part of my history. and it will stay for the rest of my life. ♪ the show must go on >> reporter: celine's gold gown just one of the showstoppers of the billboard music awards. where celebrities didn't dis disappoint. as fashion and music collided on this year's magenta carpet. stevie tyler stepping out in stripes. >> all year long, when people say, will you shut up? this is where i get to let it
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out. rihanna in just a brown blazers. our very own michael strahan wearing all black and ludacris proving his talent on the stage and on the carpet. so many fantastic memories. back to celine's performance i was watching the performance backstage, not a dry eye in the room. celine dion delivering one of the most powerful and most emotional performances i can ever remember. lara. >> thank you, jesse. >> great job, thanks. we're going to move now on to "dancing with the stars." just hours away from the finale. there are so many questions of our ginger zee as she recovers from an injury. bindi irwin went backstage to check on her and all the teams preparing for their performance.
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>> reporter: between nyle, paige and ginger -- mirror ball champ bindi irwin is back in the ballroom. >> our own ginger zee sidelined by a back injury. >> does that hurt? >> yes. >> reporter: the pain so intense jenna johnson filled in. >> when did you notice there was a pain in the back? >> i couldn't move, i was like, oh no. i excused myself. i hobbled out of the room. i was crying. i was fearful and then frustrated. because this is just the worst time. >> reporter: she's being treated by a physical they arapistthera. >> how are you feeling right now. >> close to great. we're taking it easy because my pelvis is unstable. >> do you have a game plan if it
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starts to act up while you're dancing? >> no. >> reporter: the other competitors also busy to preparing. and bindi stopped by to visit with mark ballas who joined her in a trio last season. >> i can't believe you remember that. >> what are you guys going to miss the most? >> we have had some laughs. >> reporter: finally, she sneaks a peek at nyle and peta's explosive performance. >> did you think you would make it this far. >> there's a strong correlation between music and hearing. after the first week i thought that we did well, you know, and i just started to take it week by week after that. >> we'll see some amazing dances tonight. we hope ginger is okay. >> ginger! we'll be rooting for you. right after the show i'm heading out to cheer her on.
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so, feel better. go get it. >> give her a big hug from us. >> watch it all tonight. two-part season finale starts at 8:00 p.m. results show at 9:00 eastern. all right here on abc. all three finalists will be live here on "good morning america" on wednesday for a big after-party. all right, rob. >> good morning, guys. look at this crowd out west be texas, lighten strikes severe weather 27 tornados reported. today will bring more tornados across west texas and the pan handle. everyday a chance of severe weather. that's a look at the national. here's what's shaking where you live. >> reporter: we have rain in south jersey and delaware, the bulk of it is pushing to the
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south and west of us. as we look outside it's fairly cloudy across parts of the region. the farther north you go, the more blue you see. temperatures approaching 60. this afternoon a nice high of 74. there's a chance of another round of showers this afternoon and into early evening. tomorrow, 775 spotty pop-up shower or thunderstorm. wednesday back in the 80s! . welcome to new york. >> thank you, rob. "pop news" time. trending huge this morning, game of thrones stunning fans everywhere with last night's episode it was titled the door. #holdthedoor. it will tell you, superfan anna kendrick appearing pretty devastated with this picture. sharing a meme that sums up how
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fans are feeling this morning. i see sadness. >> i just watched jon snow die and get resurrected. i'm two behind right now. >> apparently big, big. all the kids this morning said you got to talk about game of thrones. there you go. big deal. also a big wedding this weekend. eva longoria tied the knot with her beau, jose antonio baston in mexico. she wore a gorgeous gown designed by her bestie victoria beckham. i love that dress. they said their vows after tw twinkling sunset. next morning, they sat by the lake and we wanted to say to you, congratulation and
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congratulation and you deserve it. and up next, a new video from stylist magazine showing some men trying to navigate a very perilous challenge -- walking in high heels. they put on those high heels when -- well, they volunteered to step into stilettos for 24 hours. the results predictably painful. as you can see. they tripped down streets. sinking into grass patches. these are all problems that we deal with every day. one admitting i'm not going to lie i feel like i might break my ankles. highlighting a double standard in the work place after a woman was turned away from her temp job for not wearing her heels. it's a double standard. julia roberts made a point, she went barefoot at cannes. just a little foot --
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>> you're thinking food. >> thanks, amy. and finally, you know the feeling of pulling into work on a monday morning. you don't want to get out of the car. well, 18 month-old jackson he shares your pain. check this out. >> no! >> listen. it goes on. >> not happening, mom. somebody tells me there will be a severe case of road rage. >> thank you, lara coming up one of america's favorite models ashley graham here live with some of the hottest swimwear for the summer. and a sneak peek of beauty and the beast with emma watson that's just moments away. hey everyone, i'm matt
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o'donnell. 8:27 monday, may 23. how is the benny doing, karen rogers? >> reporter: not too bad, early this morning we were kind of fogged in. westbound traffic is heavy from the mid span to 8th and vine coming into the city. a slow go on the ben. delaware memorial bridge we have a tractor-trailer blocking the right lane, emergency construction in the left lane. speeds in the single digits at times heading southbound on the delaware memorial bridge. delays on the pennsylvania turnpike westbound. we've got an accident just moved off the shoulder near fort washington. we're seeing speeds up to 21 miles per hour that the not a jump, is it? in chester county we have an accident at temple road and sheep hill road in pottstown.
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a few problems out there. let's go outside to david murphy. all right, matt, we have clouds mixing across the area. storm tracker 6 live double scan we have mainly dry conditions be but showers in delaware and south jersey. the temperatures will be continue to climb above 60 degrees before too much longer. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows high of 74 this afternoon. later today after 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., some additional showers are possible in a few neighborhoods. tomorrow, 77 warmer, clouds and sun, can't rule out a pop-up shower or thunderstorm we'll remain dry. sunny and warm on wednesday, 84 degrees, it will feel nice. starting thursday it's warm and humid. we'll get to 87 degrees, stickier afternoon thunderstorm possible. friday saturday and sunday heading into the holiday weekend we're looking at highs in the 80s and humidity and pop pop-up thunderstorms. red carpet fashions from the billboard music awards,
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♪ ♪ oh, ashley graham charming joe jonas in the new music video for toothbrush. ashley is helping us to find the perfect swim suits for summer. we got candace here, chewbacca mom. she's having so much fun. she's taking selfies with everyone. enjo ig the moment, right. >> absolutely. >> you got a lot of people from texas here. a lot. we're enjoying having you today. thank you for being here today. right now, though, we got an excluesive world trailer for "beauty and the beast." it features emma watson.
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take a look. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> look, a girl -- you can see it's a girl. >> what if she's the one? >> hello.
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[ cheers and applause ] >> see it right there, march 2017. wow, another classic. >> i know you loved it. >> i can't wait. i can't wait. me and my daughter will be there. >> you have made our morning. let's have one more look. >> it's just so great, right. it's just -- [ laughter ] it's so great. >> thank you, candace. thank you. >> robin. >> our good friend supermodel ashley graham is making waves, starring in the groundbreaking
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sports illustrated cover and now helping women find the perfect swim suits for the bodies with her swimwear line, just in time for summer. always wonderful to see you here, ashley. >> thank you. >> what's the inspiration behind this line. >> everything is first of all supportive and james bond-inspired. i want the lady to feel like james bond. she's winning life, she's sexy. she's also supportive and she gets to wear sexy bikinis. >> you have many, many admirers and fans. this one comes from cas sandra she says, what can i wear to make my lower hef look to fit and coincide with my upper half? >> i don't have that problem. i don't think it as a problem. take the eye back up and show a little skin off.
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>> all right. how does it feel? feel comfortable, greta? >> look at that supportive. you look fantastic. >> greta, thank you very much. what happens when the opposite is the case? >> when you have these? yes. next is the stakeout -- this scuba material really keeps everything in. the best thing about this swim suit is there's a built-in bra. all the zippers open. >> is it comfortable as well? >> yeah. >> it looks great. thank you very much. >> another question coming in. from sam. i think that's short for samantha. because she tweeted after having my second baby i'm still self-conscious about the swim suit style?
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>> come on out. lot of women feel self-conscious about their stomacstomach. do one piece. and do some rouching. >> all right, thank you. thank you. and we have a video question from tess. >> i'm on the shorter side, what can i do to make my legs look longer. >> well, tess, veeta come on out, bring the eyes up. i think she looks absolutely beautiful in this bikini. bringing the eye up, taking the attention away from the legs and look at that beautiful face. >> all the models please come out here. ashley awe you always say, own it. >> own it, ladies. >> because sometimes we all feel self-conscious when it's swim
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suit season and getting out there. >> all right, are you all ready for summer? [ cheers and applause ] >> ashley, as always and as she said, her swim suit for all is available online today. but now let's get it over to rob. >> all right, robin, we're definitely ready for summer. 13th birthday. you're turning 13. everybody's turning 13 and you should be here. rain in spots unsettled down south, washington, d.c. continues your stretch of wet weather, might see a thunderstorm rotate in from the low tomorrow. warming up nicely wednesday and thursday, if you like heat and humidity of summer you'll love the forecast for the northeast. we're watching the severe threat across the plains and beyond. that's a look at the national, here's what's going on where you live. >> reporter: all right, rob, a couple of sprinkles and showers
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in south jersey, they will thin out. 60 is the temperature. 74 is the high. tomorrow, 77. a pop pop-up thunderstorm. >> thank you, good morning, america for helping me kick off heat safety week. [ cheers and applause ] >> did you see that? that's nutty. serena is teaming one dude perfect to create the first-ever trick shot video. we'll be giving you tips to stay cool throughout this hot summer. >> thank you, rob. you can do that, lara. >> all the time. top gear matt leblanc from friends is the new host on bbc
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marek. he calls it his dream job and he got behind the wheel with lama hasan to talk about it. >> reporter: top gear is the high-octane, adrenaline pumping. jaw-clenching car show that every motor fanatic love. >> it's got a bit of travel in it, it's got a bit of culture in it. >> reporter: and it's getting a full throttle makeover with none other than the much-loved "friends" star matt leblanc. he's the first nonbrit to host "top gear." ever. and not such a shabby driver, either. >> the long way around, huh.
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>> i don't know about that one. what's been your favorite experience so far? >> right now! >> also taking the wheels, british tv and radio star chris evans. >> i think we're like ernie and bert from sesame street. >> we don't sleep in the same room drn. >> not yet. >> yeah, not now. >> the enigmatic star of "top gear" whose identity is a closely guarded secret. think of him as superhuman race car driver. so, we're just about to go around the racetrack with the icon. we're going in this lovely porsche, i have to tell you guys, i am pet rrifiepetrified.
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they like to burn some serious rubber on the track. it's a porsche gt3. 0 to 60 in three seconds. top speed, 190. and that comes in handy on the show. speed is what it's all about. >> it's got to be up there. totally original and be frightening and usually life-threatening to one of us if not both of us. >> life threatening in >> yes. >> couple of times i say this is dangerous. i kind of get lured into his world. >> reporter: they'll be going head to head driving to exotic locations racing each other and testing the most outrageous cars out there. >> it just keeps getting better and better.
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>> reporter: so strap on your seat belts, folks, you're in for one wild run. for "good morning america," lama hasan, abc news, lon do. >> that looks like fun. coming up -- the new bachelorette jojo
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jojo i love you. >> from heart burned and broken. >> i trusted you. >> comes our new bachelorette. >> she's back. >> bring on the men! >> and this bachelorette is one fierce -- >> i don't like this side of you. >> red hot. >> jojo's the hottest bachelorette ever. >> this is going to be good. >> the bachelorette premiers tonight at 9:00 eastern.
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we're now here with the new batch batchelor bachelorette, jojo fletcher. we have a sneak peek right now. watch what happens when a surprise bachelor shows up at the rose ceremony. take a look. >> you all, thank you so much for being here. seriously, it means the word to me. it's been in your shoes. you guys have been unbelievable. that's what makes this part of the night really hard for me. >> was it a good surprise? >> it was an interesting surprise. i'll leave it at that. >> it's pretty remarkable. you just said you're jet lagged. you shot the finale. >> i know. we just kind of finished.
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now it's tight lipd. >> the last time america saw you were heartbroken. how would you describe my current mood. >> i would say i'm really happy. >> now, last bachelor we know that your brothers weren't too impressed with ben. it was a little tense. how did your family feel about you becoming the bachelorette? >> you know what's funny, my brothers actually really liked ben. they just had this gut feeling that it wasn't going to work out for me. they're superexcited for me. but at the same time, your family is always going to be worried. >> all right, so, back to tonight's big premiere, we get to see all of the entrances. did some stand out more than others? which ones were your favorite? >> i came out wearing an uncorn mask my season.
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i took a risk and it worked out for me. one guy rode up on a real unicorn. >> or a horse with a horn -- >> i like to say it's a real unicorn. then a lot of these guys, they took risk and it kind of worked. >> we have a question for you from a fan on twitter. a big bachelorette fan, she said, what would you done differently the first time if you could go back and do it again? >> we film into the morning hours. i probably wouldn't change anything i that i did. i don't have any regrets. >> you talked tonight with three former bachelorettes. what did you learn from them? >> oh, each one of them had a crazy different experience. they said follow your heart, trust your gut and know the
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difference between the hot passionate chemistry versus love and don't get that confused. >> is there anything that you're nervous for the fans to see? >> i always have those cringe-worthy moments. but i stayed true to who i was. whatever i did and said it was real. so, i'm okay with that. >> all right, we're looking forward to tonight. thank you so much, jojo, the bachelorette premieres tonight at 9:00 eastern right here on abc. coming up n desh we have sean hayes here.
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oh, no, we're back with sean hayes. >> oh, lara. >> right now, sean is starring in the heavily dear i say broadway show act of god. we have blessed with a sneak peek. take a look. >> i admit that i have recently
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been enjoying dropping into the brains of certain right-wing politicians and telling them to run for president. [ laughter ] >> but that's not my way of blessing you, that's my way of amusing me. [ laughter ] >> it looks like a really wonderful show. >> it sure does. what you missed while the clip was running you were running the lines. it's a dialogue-heavy show. >> we don't get told what to say, lara. we have to memorize ours. >> so do we. sean, you look really great today. no, i want to explain to the audience, you're god. god comes down and inhabits the body of sean hayes. >> he's grown weary of the ten
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commandments so he creates ten new commandments. he wants me to deliver those ten commandments. eight shows a week. >> your character has been described as self-righteous, r sarcast sarcastic. >> so, explain to me the ten commandment thing. what's the main one that he wants to revise in. >> the main ten -- by the way, wonderful prop department. >> goes for the water and the goblet leaks. and before the spot i said my water broke. i'm just trying to fit in here. >> thank you. because we all ad-lib. there you go. so, kevin mccormick came to see you. >> eic mccormack.
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>> i'm sorry. it's still early. and you just celebrated your ten-year anniversary of will and grace with debra messing. >> oh, help me, lord. oh, sean. >> yes, i didn't even know it was the ten-year anniversary. i found out like a week before something but it's wonderful. >> did you miss it in. >> of course, i miss everybody there. it was such a blessing. i'm glad we got to do it. >> but theater, now you're first foray into theater, you were nominated for a tony for promises, promises. >> i love theater. i love the in ttimacy of a theater.
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act of god is hilarious. it's written by david javerbaum. >> brilliant writing. so well done by you being very well received. >> i'm very excited about it. >> you can take home the leaky goblet. >> okay. >> sean hayes is in at kwkt of god" on broadway. right ♪ hey!
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>> it's "live with kelly." today, from "game of thrones" and "me before you," emilia clarke. and a chat with the newest bachelorette, jo jo fletcher. plus we'll find out what doctors eat, as we kick off our take charge of your food week. also, actor and director fred savage takes a seat at the co-host desk, all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] >> and now here are kelly ripa and fred savage. [applause]

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