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good morning, america. breaking news as we come on the air. crash landing. the giant plume of smoke engulfing this boeing 777 at one of the world's busiest airports. firefighters racing to the runway. 300 people rushing down emergency chutes. the latest on these terrifying moments on the tarmac. 24 hours of trouble. donald trump starts a new war with his own party refusing to endorse paul ryan and john mccain as he faces backlash over a purple heart, his comments on sexual harassment and what he said about a baby. >> i think she really believed me that i love having a baby crying while i'm speaking. >> the president calls trump unfit for office and challenges republicans to walk away from their candidate. teen murder mystery. two beloved high school students found shot to death murdered behind a grocery store in the suburbs. investigators poring over
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surveillance video trying to find the killer on the loose. new concerns about what's being called unlivable and unsanitary conditions at the olympic village in rio where the world's greatest athletes will be staying. the conditions are forcing some on team usa to jump ship. we do say good morning, america. are you ready to go to rio. >> i'll be on a plane to rio this time tomorrow. >> bring some water. >> all eyes are on the olympics opening up in a couple of days and the opening ceremony, well, there is a lot of concern about how the conditions are shaping up there. we'll have -- >> except yours. >> i survived sochi. i can survive rio. we'll figure it out. >> airbnb. >> that is coming up. but first breaking news. crash landing at one of the world's busiest airports in dubai. you see the jetliner engulfed in smoke. 300 people evacuated.
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and our aviation correspondent david kerley is tracking all the latest. >> reporter: the airline is not giving us a lot of details about what actually happened but clear it was landing and then something went terribly wrong. these are the first frightening pictures of the emirates jet just after it crash landed on a runway at dubai international airport. huge plumes of smoke. so what happened was this plane hit the runway. we see that it's on its belly and the emergency chutes have been deployed. now, emirates is telling us that everybody on board, there were 282 passengers and 18 crew were able to get off this aircraft. you see the emergency crews showed up and there was a huge plume of smoke. we don't know about fire but with that much smoke you have to think there was fire, as well. what's unclear if the plane appears to be on its belly without landing gear. but we just listened to the
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radio conversations coming into the airport on this flight from southern india into dubai and the pilots say they're cleared to land and ready to go. no indication that the landing gear had not deployed so something happened as this 777 was coming down on to the runway in dubai. >> so many questions still out there. what do we know about the safety record of the 777? >> the 777 is a very safe aircraft, george. now there have been incidents in the past couple of years of three of them, there is one in san francisco where it was pilot error and landed short of the runway, mh370 still missing someplace in the indian ocean and this rare craft where it looks like the fuselage is severely damaged but all have been pilot error not the aircraft. it's a very safe aircraft. >> thanks very much. >> glad everybody is okay. now to the race for the white house. and that new trouble for donald trump. the republican nominee going head-to-head with top members of his own party as president obama calls him, quote, unfit for the presidency. abc's cecilia vega has the latest. good morning, cecilia.
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>> reporter: good morning. what happened in the last 4 hours for donald trump reads like a checklist of political don'ts. 'managed to anger party leaders, anger vet, even moms with baby, yes, babies. donald trump may be the republican nominee but this morning he is at war with his own party, not just refusing to endorse two of the gop's highest ranking members in their state primaries, house speaker paul ryan and senator john mccain. >> never been a big fan of john mccain and i just hate the way our veterans have been treated by john and other people. >> reporter: trump also coming under fire for this move at a virginia rally. >> a man came up to me and he handed me his purple heart. >> reporter: trump who never served in the military then said -- >> i always wanted to get the purple heart. this was much easier. >> reporter: he even raised eyebrows for booting out a
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crying baby. at first saying -- >> don't worry about that baby. i love babies. i love babies. i hear that baby crying, i like it. >> reporter: but then -- >> actually i was only kidding. you can get the baby out of here. that's all right. don't worry. i think she really believed me that i love having a baby crying while i'm speaking. that's okay. >> reporter: this morning two high-profile republican supporters announcing they will not vote for trump. hewlett-packard ceo meg whitman and new york congressman richard hanna both saying they will break ranks and support hillary clinton. overnight ivanka trump forced to defend her father's comments on sexual harassment said if his own daughter faced harassment she would find another job. >> i think sexual harassment is inexcusable in any setting. >> reporter: president obama also piling on with his strongest attack yet. >> he's woefully unprepared to
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do this job. >> reporter: suggesting gop leaders should withdraw their endorsement of trump. >> there has to be a point at which you say, this is not somebody i can support for president of the united states. there has to come a point at which you say enough. >> reporter: well, so far none of the gop leadership is defecting as a result of that call from president obama but we do now know overnight rnc chairman reince priebus called donald trump to express frustration with how his campaign is handling its messaging and now the clinton campaign is pouncing making a concentrated effort to target republicans and pick up some of these vote, george. >> so much going on there, cecilia. let's talk about with our political analyst jon karl and matthew dowd and let me begin with you. we say this a lot. we've never seen anything like this. but you have panic at the top ranks of the republican party. trump seems to be at war with the entire party establishment. right now you're reporting something startling. senior officials inside the republican party actually exploring what to do if trump drops out. >> this is absolutely
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unprecedented. first of all, i am told rnc chairman reince priebus is furious he has had multiple discussions with trump telling him he needs to drastically change course. here's the news, i am told senior officials at the party are actively exploring what would happen if trump dropped out. how to replace him on the ballot. the answer, george, is they can't force him out. he would have to go out voluntarily then it would be the 168 members of the rnc through a complicated process that would pick a new candidate. it would have to happen by early september. >> they think that's a real possibility. >> he is so unpredictable right now. he is -- they are so unable to control his message that they just don't know and clearly think it is a possibility which is why they're looking at these rules. >> matthew dowd, let's look at the calculation for other republican leaders. so far paul ryan even though he's not endorsed by donald trump, john mccain meeting with mike pence overnight, the vice presidential candidate but not rescinding his endorsement either. at what point do the calculations change? >> well, i think that's a really
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good question, george. i think first of all there is a question of principle. is this the candidate they want to stand by in the course of this as a principled stand and seem to have answered that which is yes. i think at some point if he deteriorates, let's keep in mind he's still within shouting distance of hillary clinton after all of this. we haven't seen the results of the last 24 hours, but, george, donald trump reminds me of the movie "tin cup" where the kevin costner character keeps dropping the ball and hitting it in the lake and ends up on the 13th hole where the crowd is watching. we are watching it unfold in a way we've never seen before. >> one of the reasons, jon karl, some of the republicans still standing by trump, it appears that he still has some ability to raise some money for them. >> he does and, george, i have to say the frustration is especially deep because they believe that hillary clinton looks vulnerable, exactly as matthew said and had a bad few days, the dnc has gone through a whole shake-up. she misstated what that director said about her e-mails.
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one top official told me if trump had gone on vacation for the past two weeks, he would be in the lead. but, yes, he can still raise money and still has support among the republican rank and file. >> it appears to be masking hillary clinton's weaknesses, matt. >> it does. two flawed characters, candidates in the course of this with the highest unfavorability rating we've seen in a presidential contest and environment that helps donald trump. i think that's what most frustrates republicans in this. they think this is that perfect time to capture the white house and they have somebody that keeps committing pilot error in the course of this day in and day out. >> okay, matthew dowd, jon karl, thanks very much. to robin. >> all right, george, now to the monsoon in the southwest. flash floods sparking hundreds of evacuations and water rescues. ginger, of course, is here with the latest on that. >> hey, good morning. phoenix, arizona, averages about an inch of rain in the entire month of august. yesterday spots around phoenix did that in two hours and doubled it so that's why you have pictures just like that.
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the tropical moisture fueling that monsoon and the threat still there today. flash floods shutting down i-17 in phoenix, arizona. up to 2 inches of rain in an hour stranding cars. water rescues and muddy mayhem has people try to drive through. >> it happened so fast. you really don't have time to make a lot of decisions. >> reporter: more than 200 students evacuating this school, water filling the hallways. so we are on flash flood watch from las vegas to albuquerque today. parts of southwestern colorado as that moisture pulls up you can see another 2 to 3 inches very quickly fall in isolated spots. >> thanks. we get the latest on the battle against seek kachlt another locally transmitted case has been discovered in florida. this time outside the containment zone and authorities are now using planes to battle the mosquitoes. abc's eva pilgrim is on the scene in miami. good morning, eva. >> reporter: good morning, george. this is the front line in the fight against zika.
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now, even though the county is spraying people are hiring private contractors like mosquito joe that you see behind me to get these mosquitoes before they bite. this morning, the fight against zika in south florida also a battle with mother nature. high winds and heavy rains grounding the planned aerial assault that was supposed to start this morning. the county needing optimal conditions to drop pesticides from the sky over a ten square-mile zone north of downtown miami. >> mosquitoes are just tough. >> mcs are tough. man has been battling mosquitoes for over 100,000 years. >> reporter: mosquito control also beefing up their ground effort tripling the number of inspectors going door to door, so far, 15 people contracting zika from infected mosquitoes in south florida. this clinic in the hot zone now expanding who they are testing for the virus. >> we're testing every pregnant woman that comes through my
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desk. >> they're all getting the blood test. >> whether they have symptoms or no symptoms at all. >> reporter: melissa well cher is due to give birth later this month taking every precaution wearing long sleeves and pants. >> i just had an ultrasound that was definitely a big relief knowing that the baby is okay. >> reporter: this morning concerns zika could rattle the sunshine state's tourism industry, a major fuel to its economy. some airlines jetblue, delta and southwest aren't charging fees for customers changing their plans. for those making the flight, they're taking every precaution. >> kind of scared to come here. i was trying to switch my flight in we'll be using a lot of bug repellent and that's the best we can do right now. i had to come. >> reporter: the daily downpours are also causing these puddles you see here. this is prime mosquito breeding ground and that's also making the fight against these mosquitoes harder and having to be constant, robin. >> all that standing water.
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eva, thank you. now to a troubling development out of north korea. seoul and tokyo offs say the north fired a ballistic missile into the sea that landed near japan's territorial waters making it one of the longest launches for the north korean test. bob woodruff is there. good morning, bob. >> reporter: good morning, robin. yes, u.s. strategic command says that, in fact, two missiles were launched southwest of here, one of them exploding just after launch. the other flying about 600 miles into the sea off of japan. today, one of north korea's top officials gave us their first, their very first u.s. tv interview in more than a decade claiming these rocket launches were self-defense against the nuclear threat, accusing the united states of what he called nuclear blackmail. we traveled down to the border with south korea home to 28,000 american troops, north korea says it now considers itself at war with the united states after
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washington imposed sanctions on its leadership including kim jong-un for civil rights abuses. >> i know you'll stay on top of this. amy has the mother top stories starting with a big cash payout to iran. >> a bombshell report this morning that claims the obama administration secretly sent $400 million in cash to iran just as the iranians freed four american prisoners back in january. the state department denies it was ransom and says that cash was all part of a settlement stemming from a failed arms deal from 1979. officials tell "the wall street journal" iranian negotiators wanted the cash as a sign of good faith. well, yet another dangerous wildfire has erupted in california. this time near wine country. the fire exploding to nearly 2,000 acres overnight prompting evacuations near the city of winters. meanwhile, an illegal campfire is now blamed for sparking that deadly fire near big sur which has destroyed 57 homes.
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new details about this charter bus crash near fresno, tuesday. five people killed. dozens injured when a bus hit a sign pole which sliced through the cabin. a passenger claims just before the crash another driver refused to let the bus merge into the passing lane essentially running it off the road. well, a rare moment in the major leagues last night in philadelphia. the umpire angry over a heckler in the stands took the unusual step of ejecting that fan from the game. he had been apparently yelling sexual references so you know what, the crowd cheered that decision and the ump said something quite funny. it's not every day that the home crowd applauds his decisions. finally an olympic gymnast is flipping out over his phone bill all because of pokemon go. kohei uchimura of japan has been playing pokemon since arriving in rio but, see, he didn't realize he was racking up huge roaming charges to the tune of
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$4,954. teammates say he looked like he was dead when he got the bill at dinner. well you know what, there is a happy ending. somehow he convinced the phone company to cut the bill to $30 a day. it might have helped he is the reigning men's gold medalist in the men's competition. uchimura will not get any pokemon but he certainly will get gold. >> he won't have any. >> speaking of the olympics -- >> speaking of the olympics, all eyes are henri joe. the opening ceremony kicking off in just two days and athletes say accommodations less than ideal. now some competitors are even forgoing olympic village altogether. t.j. holmes is here with the latest. good morning, teej. >> these athletes for months have been warned about zika. they've been warned about security in rio and warned about filthy water and now, oh, by the way, your toilets are clogged. this is an embarrassment for rio. athletes are showing up expecting the competition to be brutal not the living quarters. olympic athletes headed to rio
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bring your "a" game and possibly your own shower curtain as athletes and journalists start to move in, stories and pictures are coming out about what some describe as unsanitary, unlivable and incomplete accommodations at the olympic village. >> it really looks like construction site where things are almost done but not quite. the u.s. olympic committee did quietly bring in a cleanup crew, a fix-it crew to deal with some of the issues. we've heard about with other nations. >> nba star andrew bogut playing for his native australia treed this photo of him in his room putting together a shower curtain so we can shower and not flood the place. one journalist gave a tour of his room highlighting the shower describing it as a hole in the wall where water comes out. >> you can still have a shower but far from ideal. >> reporter: while others highlighted exposed wiring, leaky pipes and clogged toilets. security is also a concern after the australian team was robbed during a fire. >> the games are an
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extraordinary undertaking and there are still questions about if rio is up to the task. >> reporter: but the usa men's basketball team made up of millionaire superstars like kevin durant and consider mellow anthony, this is where they'll slum it chartering a luxury cruise ship complete with a wraparound deck, a pool and even a cigar lounge. now, to be fair it's only onesie gar lounge. i mean -- three week, onesie gar lounge. >> you do have any connections? >> i'm going to be putting in some calls but to be fair the women's basketball team is staying there, as well. don't put it just on the men for taking this spot. >> no one is giving them a problem. it's a great idea. you're heading -- >> yes, i'm heading there and actually i'm going to be handing my hotel room off to t.j., i think, we'll tag team. >> at the airport we'll high-five it. please tell me you got a good hotel. >> our "a" team is there. all right. >> thank you, guys. back to ginger. >> at least when you get there the weather will be okay.
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>> your local weather in 30 seconds. first though the heat index brought to you by target >> good morning, everybody. dave murphy here with your update from accuweather. storm tracker6 live double scan no precipitation and as we head outside boy, what a gorgeous morning. lots of sunshine, humidity is low. most of you still in the 60's so just cool and comfortable as you step outside. one of those just refreshing kind of mornings. this afternoon looks pretty good. mostly sunny, nice, low humidity. 84 is the high and really good out there. probably warm enough for cool
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drinks if you're out playing or working but still not bad. beautiful for the phillies tonight. another gorgeous day tomorrow. behind a suburb been grocery store. police poring over surveillance video searching for clues. we'll be back.
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street. that's cleared outer. -- out. still sluggish there. delays on the schuylkill and:95. tam. >> thank you so much. we'll take a short break and come back to accuweather.
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>> everybody we're off to a beautiful start. temperatures, it's almost cool in in spots. 66 in allentown, just 64 in reading. 68 degrees in philadelphia. your exclusive accuweather 7-day, beautiful afternoon ahead. warm enough for cool drinks if you're out there working with a high of 84 degrees but with low humidity relatively speaking it's going to feel pretty good. beautiful night for phillies baseball tonight. another great day tomorrow with a high of 84 and low humidity. gets a little bit more humid on friday, tam and by saturday hot and humid with some thunderstorms around. >> okay, thank you david.
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we welcome you back to "gma" and you're looking at a scary moment on one of the busiest runways in the wore. the flight was approximately 300 on board crash landing in dubai this morning. smoke enveloping the plane. thankfully everyone on board was safely evacuated. >> real mystery over what went wrong. war erupting in the republican party. donald trump is refusing to endorse leaders paul ryan and john mccain as president obama says trump is unfit for office. also right now, the southwest facing that monsoon and flash flooding prompting evacuations and water rescues as tropical storm earl is on the verge of becoming a hurricane in the caribbean. parenting alert. we know how much kids love bounce houses. could they pose a huge danger? especially in the summer, a major new headline coming up in our big board.
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that. >> that just ahead. communities are in shock and mourning holding a candlelight vigil after two teenagers were found dead. abc's steve osunsami is in roswell, georgia, with the latest. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning to you, robin. we're at the high school of one of the murdered teens and students here return to classes here, investigators struggle with what to tell them. this morning families in suburban atlanta are worried for their children with police now saying that the two 17-year-olds found dead behind a grocery store were murdered. >> well, it's very scary. you want to think that your kids are safe at all times, but you just don't ever know. >> reporter: a delivery driver found the bodies of natalie henderson and carter davis near two vehicles early monday morning. investigators are now looking at video from surveillance cameras aimed at the parking lot where they were found hoping for clues. >> it is obvious both suffered
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head trauma. >> reporter: the medical examiner says each died interest a single gunshot wound to the head. for now police say it wasn't drugs or suicide but calling it a relationship-based killing. natalie henderson was about to start her senior year at roswell high where she's performing here in the color guard. ♪ her mother gave us these senior class photos that she sat for just last week and says her daughter was our beautiful shining girl, a free spirit with a gorgeous smile that could make your day or your week. davis was also starting his senior year at river ridge high school in a neighboring county where he played lacrosse. classes began on monday. >> it's devastating when you're so excited about all of your kids coming back to school and then you find out on the first day that something like this happens. don't quite understand it because he was a great kid. >> always funny, always smiling. >> reporter: friends of the two students held a vigil tuesday night. >> he was such a kid that was full of life, there was no
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reason for him to be gone. >> reporter: this should be an exciting time for students at the beginning of the school year but instead we're told there will be grief counselors available at both high schools this morning. robin. >> incredibly tragic, steve, thank you. joining us former fbi special agent and abc news consultant brad garrett. why would the police assume, suspect this is relationship-based crime. >> think about location and that they had to be drawn to that particular place behind the grocery store, robin. so it appears to me this is a setup to bring them there and that they know the person or persons in some form or fashion. >> we heard in steve's report that both of the teens were shot once in the head killing them. what does that tell you about this crime? >> that the killer wanted them dead, probably knows them or has some relationship with them, so i think that's clearly the purpose of this and perhaps there's a revenge and/or send a
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message factor to this. >> the surveillance video that they're poring over, hopefully that will give them some sort of idea of who did this. >> it should give them the moving parts. when the vehicles showed up how the shooter approached them or shooters and give them maybe a little bit more of a ticktock as to what went down behind this grocery store. >> hopefully they'll get some answers very soon. this is just incredibly tragic. brad, thanks. >> shocking. >> it is. move on to a new development after the death of "star trek" actor anton yelchin. his parents filing a wrongful death lawsuit against fiat size saying a flaw in their jeep cherokee caused it to roll backwards and kill their son. linsey davis has more on the story. >> reporter: they have complained they had trouble telling if the car was in park. many reported the vehicles rolled off after the driver ex-itted. yelchin received a safety recall notice in may and then another one the company had a fix just
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days after his death in june. >> may i have your attention please. >> reporter: grieving parents of 27-year-old "star trek" actor anton yelchin are taking action filing a wrongful death lawsuit against fiat chrysler, the maker of the 2015 jeep grand cherokee that killed the young actor. >> we decided to come here to prevent other family for the same tragedy. >> reporter: just six weeks ago yelchin was crushed against a gate in his own driveway when his jeep rolled backwards trapping him. on tuesday his distraught mother fought back tears as she remembered her only son. >> always proud of him being greatest human being. >> reporter: in may fiat chrysler sent out this letter to jeep owners warning your vehicle may roll away striking and injuring you. if the vehicle's engine is left running the parking brake is not engaged and the vehicle is not in the park position before
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exiting the vehicle. you can see here how the lever can cause confusion. no matter what gear you're in, it springs back to the center. one week after the "star trek beyond" actor was killed, fiat chrysler sent out a letter announcing a fix for the defect recalling 1.1 million vehicles. >> the safety recall was way too little and way too late. we hope this lawsuit will teach them a lesson. >> reporter: fiat chrysler also released a statement tuesday night extending its sympathies to the yelchin family for their tragic loss. the company has not been served with a lawsuit and cannot comment further at this time. it's not clear just how much yelchin's parents are seeking in damages. a government investigation into the gearshifters found 68 people were injured in 266 crashes as of june. you can see that it is really confusing potentially with that gearshift and your heart breaks when you hear the mother talking about her only son. >> okay, linsey, thanks very much. over to lara. thank you very much, coming up on our big board the backlash
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over donald trump's comments about sexual harassment and then a parenting alert about bounce houses. could they be a health hazard for your kids? and then why dentists are saying, not so fast about that new report about flossing, that it doesn't matter. our insider is joining us live in just two minutes.
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time now for our big board. team of insiders standing by with more of today's top stories. nick watt at our table. we'll get to your story in a bit but let's start out with the headline from the trump family. talked about it the first half hour, sexual harassment and tory johnson is here to talk about it and, tory, we showed ivanka trump there at the beginning of the broadcast saying any sexual harassment is inexcusable. what's causing the controversy what her father said and what her brother said. her father first telling "usa today" that he would hope ivanka would find a new career or company if she were sexually harassed and eric followed up saying ivanka is strong and
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wouldn't allow herself to be subbed to it. this puts the focus in the wrong place, on the vic, not the harasser. >> absolutely right and there was a firestorm of outrage we heard pretty immediately from the women on fox news. gretchen carlson who filed that sexual harassment lawsuit against former fox news chairman roger ailes said, sad in 2016 we're still victim blaming women. trust me, i'm strong. and we also heard from fox news anchor megyn kelly who wondered with a one-word tweet, sigh. and that was widespread when donald trump says a woman could find another career, a woman who is a victim of sexual harassment, that is definitely not the voice of a champion of working women and people took note. >> yeah, absolutely. hey, tory, a lot have been given the advice, go to hr if there's a problem but you say that doesn't always work. why? >> it doesn't always work so hr doesn't work for you. hr is there for the protection of the company and you have to remember that. and so while hr is -- should be
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charged and often is charged with enforcing zero tolerance policies around sexual harassment many times a woman who complains is suddenly pegged a problem and she faces consequences for that, so just keep that in mind. i think some of the immediate things that you can do first and foremost call it out immediately, many types people sort of think these days that they can say and do anything they please. they don't even realize what they're doing is wrong so if you are subjected to that, call it out as strongly as you feel comfortable doing. document the specifics. if you're going to file a claim ultimately of harassment your credibility will come into question and so you want to make sure you've got all your factors in writing lined up and, of course, you can and should report it and that could mean going to a trusted colleague for help. it could mean your supervisor or potentially hr if you don't get the help you need internally, you can file a complaint with the eeoc. you don't even need a lawyer to do that. can you do it yourself. and, of course, if you have the resources, consult an attorney about your rights and your
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recourse. >> wow, lots of great information, tory, thank you so very much. want to move on now to a parenting alert about bounce houses. these are a birthday party staple but new research reveries the large inflatable castles and other shapes may pose major dangers for children, especially in the hot sun. dr. jen ashton is joining us live. what does this study say about heat-related problems with these? >> so, this is basically looking at the microclimate. think of a parked car in the summertime and found that the temperature difference inside these bouncy houses can be 4 to 7 degrees higher than ambient or temperature outside and the heat index in this study went as high as 117 degrees so when you think about the fact that kids can spend a decent amount of time in these, they really do open themselves up for the potential heat-related illness like heatstroke so it's something to be aware of. >> what should parents do about it? >> the awareness is key, number one. we've heard a lot about safety of these bounce houses recently. you want to make sure they're
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tethered so they don't fly away. we've seen horrible stories of that and make sure the kids inside are roughly the same size and age as your child. you want to make sure it's clean and, again, if it's too hot for you to touch, it's too hot for the kids. that was an official statement from the consumer product safety commission so commonsense stuff. >> stick around for our next story. one we first brought yesterday, flossing. and the question is what is the deal with it? now the federal government is questioning the benefits of flossing and the american dental association is weighing in with a little response, i guess, dentists want to stick by their advice. >> well, listen, george, the ada has been advocating flossings since 1908 and they are sticking to their guns. this he tweeted which i think we have this tweet. they say, cleaning between your teeth is an essential part of taking care of your teeth and gum, exclamation point. they mean business and have a link also to a video trucking you how to do it. no one is saying that flossing is bad for you.
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they're just saying there is no evidence to say -- >> troost's true, right? no real research. >> there's no research. my own research before i moved to this country i never flossed my teeth once. dental hygiene where i'm from is not a big deal. i might have crooked teeth but i have no cavities. for whatever that's worth. >> so that's your own personal research. >> yeah. >> but in terms of hygiene how will we get them back. twitter went nuts and one writes i finally have been vindicated. ha. nine out of ten dentists are bald-faced liars another one says. how will we get them back. >> once the yoke is over. big floss like big oil, big tobacco, a bit of a joke and flossing is one of those fundamentals of american life like eat your vegetables. don't wear brown shoes after labor day. if you followed the rules in your 30s you've spent 15 days of your life flossing your teeth and people are saying, hang a
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second. you've stolen my time with duff information. i want my time back. >> you have a big smile on your face. >> because, george, lara, i don't think we need a federal government study to tell us that if you have a big chunk of food in your gum, it's probably not good for your oral health. now, i'm a very type a person but i've gotten an "f" in flossing and i'm still going to work on it. i say keep it. >> i like the way it feels too. >> i hate the way it feels. awful. i did it once, not for me but in general it's a good thing is there a lot of shareing. >> share something caring, george. thank you to tory and dr. jep for that visual. thank you to nick for sharing so much. coming up in our hot shot fan interference, a cincinnati reds star going for a foul ball when his own fan tries to grab it. the tense confrontation, how they made up. we'll have the story for you in two minutes. >> this guy is not even realizing it now.
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♪ put me in coach >> we are back with this morning's hot shot and cincinnati reds first baseman joey votto clashing with one of his own fans last night. take a look as he runs to catch a foul ball. it goes into the stands, but then as he's running to the fans, yeah, look at that. this front row fan interferes. the ball bouncing away leaving votto a little upset. yes, he grabbed the fan's t-shirt right there on the reds logo reminding who he is supposed to support. but then votto makes things right and apologizes by signing a ball in the dugout for the fan that says, thanks for being so understanding when i acted out of character. the two of them then make nice. we've got a photo of them chatting, very different scene so he realized that he made a mistake there. >> not the first time. >> not the first time. >> there you see, remember 2003 when steve bartman knocked the
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foul ball away from a cubs player and the team lost the game and ultimately lost the pen apartment and back in 1996 it happened right here in new york, a 12-year-old yankee fan reaching over the fence to snag a long fly ball that became a home run for derek jeter. oh, he said -- without mayer's interference. you put everything into the game and then a fan interferes. you like to see what votto did last night. making it right. >> caught up in the emotion as was the fan, you know, you're there and don't really think -- >> he had a great game, 4 for 4 with an rbi and a 7-5 walkoff win over st. louis. all worked out. >> all worked out in the end. when we come back, model ashley graham blasting body shamers with a message for millions of women about loving the skin you're in. amen to that. it's workout wednesday. we have one of the hottest celebrity trainers that is here live. you guys ready to work out? i know ginger is. >> always. >> always. >> we'll be right back.
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back here on "gma" a light show over key west. you can see there, mallory square and in miami they had quite a bit of lightning too and canceled a bunch of flights and delayed others. the rain there but the excessive heat watch is on from louisiana right through jackson,
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>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 7:56 on this wednesday august 3rd. let's head to matt pelman starting on 95. good morning. >> pretty nice morning for a ride tam except a couple spots. some delco delays southbound on 95 through ridley park south of the blue route they just towed away a disabled vehicle that had been blocking the left lane and northbound you have some sun glare delays so a couple extra minutes there as you approach 476. if you're getting on the blue route northbound approaching the schuylkill there's a crash. but it's off to the side so not causing a huge delay. the slower speeds are on the southbound side traveling through conshohocken. just in the teens there coming off the turnpike. and the turnpike self westbound has speeds in the 20's the whole way from bensalem out to fort washington this morning. a crash in lower moreland by the td bank along philmont avenue at red lion road. near quakertown watch out for a motorcycle accident along 309 northbound at park avenue by the dairy queen and pep boys. tam.
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>> okay, thank you, matt. let's go he to sky6 hd and talk a live look across center city. dave murphy i cannot wait to get outside today. >> it's absolutely gorgeous with sun up, blue sky and lower humidity than we've had. 71 degrees right now if philadelphia and some neighborhoods still in the 60's. this afternoon 84 warm enough for cool drinks if you have to work outside or you want to do some playing outside. mostly sunny and nice though with low humidity and pretty good. beautiful night for baseball at citizens bank park tonight then tomorrow sunny still great, 84 all over again and low humidity. warm and humid on friday, 86 degrees. we're taking out the chance of a thunderstorm at night though so musikfest looks like it's ready to roll on friday night in bethlehem and then hot and humid on saturday, some thunderstorms are possible then, a high of 90. back to 87 on sunday, tam. >> okay, thank you david. a philadelphia police officer happened to drive by the scene of a car crash and helped pull an unconscious man out of the burning vehicle. investigators say the driver lost control on broad street
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. political civil war. donald trump takes big swipes at his own party refusing to endorse paul ryan and john mccain. he's under fire for his comments on sexual harassment. the president urges republicans to snub trump. ♪ what's wrong with being confident ♪ body battle. >> this body is made for starting a revolution. >> ashley graham fighting back against the body shamers. her powerful statement overnight blasting critics calling her too curvy or too thin. her message for all women this morning. ♪ i did it again one epic prank. the moment britney spears and her backup dancers were all in for a very surprising moment. wait until you see the famous comedian they woke up with an unbelievable break-in ♪ welcome to my house all that and get ready "the get down" starring jaden smith,
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shameik moore and justice -- >> good morning, america. >> right back at you. we say good morning sh, america. busy wednesday morning, hump day getting over the hump and it's workout wednesday. celebrity trainer and instagram sensation, noah neiman is about to take us there. you ready to go? >> ready. >> let's do it. >> high knees. >> there we go. everyone at home can join the workout wednesday livestream on our website, goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! it's going to be going the whole hour of the show. also check it out on facebook. there's all the information right there. join the workout right now. >> this if that wasn't enough we have something going on in the shower. these brave "gma" fans are about to step into a legitimate shower in front of america on live tv
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and then they're going to sing. we're calling it our ultimate "shower karaoke" showdown. they've got ten minutes to get dressed before they jump in. can't wait to see them perform. >> i was wondering what was going on watching backstage and all these people are in robes. >> just another day at "gma." >> especially in times square. nothing to see here. >> nothing to see here, folks. amy has the morning rundown. >> that dramatic crash landing of a passenger jet in the middle east. video showing some sort of explosion and then smoke billowing from the emirates airlines jet in dubai. six americans were on board that plane. the airline says no one was injured during the emergency landing that left the plane lying on its belly. a passenger says the pilot announced there was a problem with the landing gear moments before touching down. the investigation into what happened is now getting under way. well, the other big story this morning new indications of a civil war in the gop. as donald trump turns on members of his own party, sources say trump has been so unpredictable that senior party officials are
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now exploring what to do if he suddenly drops out. trump is refusing to endorse house speaker paul ryan and senator john mccain as they run for re-election even though they've endorsed him and abc news has learned that trump got a call from rnc chairman reince priebus who is reportedly furious that the trump campaign is veering off message. trump is also under fire for his remarks after a veteran gave him his purple heart. >> i always wanted to get the purple heart. this was much easier. >> meanwhile, trump says he has no regrets about his response to the muslim parents of a soldier killed in iraq. last night khizr khan called trump a draft dodger and says he should return that purple heart. >> you had the time. you did not serve. you know what you should have done and listen to me and i want his surrogates to listen to me, you should have pinned that back to that veteran's chest and should have hugged him and thanked him. >> trump says he only criticized the khans after they attacked
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him first. trump is also touting his foreign policy skills saying he knows far more about foreign policy than president obama. well, this morning the state department is denying that a shipment of cash to iran this year was ransom for the freedom of four american prisoners. "the wall street journal" reports the obama administration airlifted $400 million to iran just as the american prisoners were being released in january. but state department officials say the payment was part of a settlement stemming from a failed 1979 arms deal. well, a 15th case of locally transmitted zika virus has been confirmed in miami but today's plan to spray for mosquitoes had to be canceled because of bad weather there. many experts question the effectiveness of aerial spraying saying the mosquitoes that carry zika fly too close to the ground anyway. the 15th case is the first confirmed outside of that one scare mile district north of downtown miami. the most decorated olympian ever will carry the u.s. flag into friday's opening ceremony in rio.
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the u.s. olympic committee has announced michael phelps will be the flag bearer. phelps won the vote among team usa members. and finally, if you didn't already think this was shaping up to be a nasty election season, here is proof that it's happening on every level. a state lawmaker in tennessee was caught red-handed, there you see him and does he have shoes on? i can't tell. maybe barefooted, as well. he is stealing his opponent's campaign signs so he was arrested. his bail set at $100. no one posted the bail for quite some time and then eventually he heard that, hey, you're being sprung but guess who paid his bill? his opponent whose signs he was stealing. he said we don't need our state rep behind bars so maybe it's proof that we can all come together at some point. >> stealing his opponent's signs? come on. >> yeah. well. >> okay. i have more news for you. thank you, amy. how about instagram news. social media news to start "pop news." trying to keep us all current.
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>> sure. >> instagram is now going head-to-head with snapchat. unveiling its very own stories feature. you know how much we use this stories feature on snapchat. now the instagram section is bearing a striking resemblance to snapchat stories allowing them to share stories that will disappear in 24 hours. celebs already in. taraji p. henson and taye diggs did it on the set of "empire." kate hudson has tried it getting used to the new feature. there -- is that kevin hart? there's kate. even us, even at "gma" we started posting on it, as well. the stories features are pretty similar. there are differences between the two. instagram still working out a way to integrate user comments in sometimes the comments aren't necessary. >> no need. don't worry about that part of it. all good. think you guys have nailed it. also in "pop news," don't be surprised if you're in boston and the sound of police sirens
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are replaced with i familiar jingle of an ice cream truck. the boston pd has added everyone's childhood favorite to their fleet in the city's rock spring neighborhood, operation hoodsie cup, real cold, 32 degrees, the perfect temperature pore an ice cream cup and handed out the cups since 2010 and have the wheels to keep spreading the goodness. purchased from the local dairy which agreed to donate all of the ice cream indefinitely. >> great story. >> really nice. finally, robin, you may have missed the opportunity of a lifetime on your trip to china but you can always go back. a new way to enjoy the incredible scenery in hunan province that opened two days ago is not for the faint of heart. a glass bottom skywalk. would you have done this while you were there? >> ah. >> i have chills on my airports just looking at that.
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>> third in the scenic mountain area. coiling dragon cliff this is called. >> no thank you. >> about the length of a football field. five feet wide, almost a file -- >> a mile down? >> not everybody in those pictures appeared to enjoy it. so i ask you again, robin, you just got back from the trip of a lifetime would you have done this coiling dragon. >> you know what, i think i might have. >> really? >> looking at that i do pts know because it was a little bit wider. >> five feet. >> yeah. >> what is it about china. shanghai has that other one. >> no, not -- >> and a guardrail. >> the strapped in one, no. >> coiling dragon, i'm in. >> that's "pop news," guys. oh, "morning menu." let me get to it. >> please do. >> back in a flash. here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." model ashley graham on a mission to stop body shaming. her message for millions of women this morning and then this guy, scott eastwood, happy to see you. >> hug. >> i won't say no to that. "suicide squad," new movie, famous dad. we'll talk about all that so thank you. then you should already be moving. it is workout wednesday, after
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look. abc's deborah roberts is here. has more details for us. good morning, deb. >> hey, robin, the 28-year-old model has been one of the strongest and most passionate voices in a campaign to help women love themselves unconditionally. but she's becoming a bit exasperated so many don't seem to get it and this morning ashley graham is practically shouting, get over it. >> for the first time ever, there are three covers. >> reporter: she's the first plus size model to make a splash on the cover of "sports illustrated" and turned heads with this body positive lane bryant ad. >> this body is made for starting a revolution. >> reporter: now has her own clothing line at dress barn. >> i'm a model designer and body activist. >> reporter: still ashley graham just can't win. this morning fighting back against body shamers who attack her size 14 figure on social media with an aptly titled essay shamed if i do, shamed if i don't for the women's website the linney letter writing to some i'm too curvy. to others i'm too tall. too busty, too loud and now too
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small. too much but at the same time, not enough. it all started when graham posted this photo on instagram last week. commenters went on the attack for her seemingly smaller figure saying you want to conform to hollywood. you believe being skinnier is prettier. and i'm so disappointed in you. but graham shot back. when i post a photo from a good angle i receive criticism for looking smaller and selling out. when i post photos of my cellulite, stretch marks and rolls i'm accused of promoting obesity. the psych of body-shaming needs to end. i'm over it. >> it doesn't matter what size you are. doesn't matter if you have cellulite. >> she's made a number of appearances on "gma" encouraging women to embrace their bodies, cellulite and all taking the lead as a body activist saying why waste time and energy spewing negative tiflt. lease worry about our own bodies. my body is my body.
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i'll call the shots. and she's calling those shots. anyone who knows graham's story has heard her say she works out regularly, not to become thin but to maintain her health. and like all of us, she fluctuates a few pounds here and there but she emphatically says that is not the point. her mantra, robin, is #beautybeyondsize but i'll add to it, beauty beyond color. just beauty. >> period and as you said in the piece she's been here many times and she owns it. she embraces it and she empowers others. >> and wants us to own it. stop with the shaming. >> that's it. that's it. thank you, deb. always good it see you. coming up, are you ready for this? it's workout wednesday and instagram sensation noah neiman and ginger kick starting you into shape. there she is. >> oh, my goodness. >> come on barks be everybody. >> earn it. >> join me. >> when you want to quit you push through. that's when you earn it. i thought i had it covered.
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♪ yes, we are back with workout wednesday. this morning we have instagram sensation noah neiman here. he is a celebrity trainer who is ripped and helps stars like katie holmes, jake gyllenhaal, adrianna lima and now sharing his best moves to get you in
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shape. hi, noah. >> hi. thank you so much for having me on. >> i'm so thrilled to have you. you're going to start by teaching this. what is had. >> a standard lunge. one of those basic movement patterns of our body that's really beneficial so people can get good at this. works your legs, works your core. >> ginger has not stopped. >> absurd. >> i want to ask you to show us on tv, give us another move. this one you say is called something jacked. >> this is a boxer jack. a play off of the old school jumping jack and warm up our hip flexors. a lot of times we have tension in our hips and give us lower back and knee pain. can we go for boxer jacks right here. right here. >> at home this is the boxer jack. >> this is the boxer jack. right here trying to get the hip flexors warped up and get us ready to do some more intensive work outs. >> i'm hurt so i'm letting ginger do it for me. >> i feel like my temperature has certainly raised. >> you're sweating over here. >> it's about core but, again,
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it's about getting your body limber and ready to work out. need that modification you can't jump -- >> a lot are asking about a smaller version. >> just get the knee as high as you can and touch under. >> what makes your workout different? >> it's not about -- it's not about being different. it's about -- i like to go back to the basics. i think that we get so caught up in the hype nowadays of finding this new workout method that will get us fit quick. be good at the basics and being a master of those basic movements and i know you're going to get stronger from that. so it's almost like a paleo workout. talk about paleo. this is a regression. this is, all right, let's get really good at moving our body again and i know we'll get stronger without the hype. >> what is ginger now doing. >> the squat -- we're doing the combat squat. >> can't do this. i have a bum hip. >> this is the version. you squat -- if you don't squat and have a bad lower back, don't take it as low. you can hit the four punches and bring it up as high as you can.
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work within your range of motion. work within your body's limitation. >> are we squeezing the core at all times. ginger, you look like you're working your core. >> the most important thing about any movement is keeping your back protected. keeping what's called your spinal integrity in check so we want to keep our core engaged and don't want to get lax and keep a lot of tension in our body when we work out when we lift weights or do calisthenics. >> three moves you say can make a difference even if you do one day a week. >> we did the squat jacks, you can do those for 30 second sets. 30-second sets. >> how many sets. >> we'll do this whole thing about three to four sets. so just again for beginners, as you start to progress you do more. 30 seconds of those jacks then 30 seconds of those squats with the rotation. we're going 30 seconds right here, those combat squats. then the last move, this is a boot camp classic, it's how we do burpees in here. the combat burpees. >> you seem way too happy. >> i love a good burpee.
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>> the burpees are a great way to hit our body from head to toe. efficiency but practical. i'll show you the regression. don't get caught up in the hype. throw four punches and hit one push-up and we're going to jump up. so i'll do it full time then i'll slow it down for you that might need modification. one, two, three, four, hit the push-up then jump up. flippinging sweat all over. if you need that modification again, take it a little bit slower, get that punch form, take it low, step your feet back. >> then take a nap. >> step your feet back into the mask position and either go down to your knees for the push-up or forgo the push-up if your upper body isn't there and step it forward making sure you're standing up with your legs not your lower back and reach up. >> that's great. >> two different layers for two different styles. no reason we can't all get moving. >> ginger zee. >> yes. >> great workout. >> any time you do a burpee, you'll sweat immediately.
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>> do you feel like doing the weather. >> weather and sweating this is my thing. >> thank so much. ainslie has got the mic. visiting from virginia. summer is almost over. let's enjoy it. the heat has caused a lot more in the way of fires since the cold fire. napa valley watching that explode overnight. red flag warnings in place in parts of wyoming montana the western dakotas. let's get a check closer to home. >> she should be out of breath after that. no problems around here. storm tracker6 live double scan radar shows that you we're dry. sky6 with sunshine. a lot of you still in the 60's. philadelphia pushing into the low 70's. low humidity and this afternoon in your exclusive accuweather 7-day we are looking great. 84 degrees is today's high. mostly sunny and nice, low humidity. beautiful night at the
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ballpark tonight. sunny and nice tomorrow with a high of 84 and another day of low humidity. "shower karaoke" showdown. contestants jumping in for their big performances just ahead. ♪ singing in the shower ♪ singing in the shower
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>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. it's 8: 27 here on this wednesday august 3rd. let's head over to matt pelman. this time he's in south jersey on 42. good morning. >> yes, jersey jams here on 42 northbound side tam from coles road through this point approaching tapproaching 295. this accident on the right shoulder attracting attention. things a little bit extra slow on 42. 422 all lanes are blocked coming eastbound between stow and route 100. speeds just in the teens at best headed toward that accident scene. i would use 724 or ben franklin highway and high street as alternates around 422 eastbound as you head towards pottstown this morning. near quakertown there's still a motorcycle crash along 309 northbound at park avenue by the pep boys and there's a crash now on 95 here in the northbound direction by girard avenue.
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delays coming north of penn's landing. also have delays again this morning on the septa regional rails and a fuel overcrowded trains on the lansdale doylestown and manayunk norristown lines. that means those trains are expressing and skipping stations. tam. >> all right, thank you, matt. now let's go out to meteorologist, david murphy. he probably has got the picnic table set up and sunglasses on. >> there's going to be is some of our coworkers at the tables on the terrace i think today, tam. we have plenty of sunshine. best of all low humidity. 71 degrees in philadelphia. a lot of neighborhoods still in the 60's as you step outside. and this afternoon 84 is your high, low humidity, lots of sun. it really should be a nice one. then tomorrow sunny and still pretty great, 84. you'll need cool drinks if you're out working or toiling or just playing athletically outdoors the next couple afternoons but with low humidity you're in pretty good shape. a little bit of sports drinks and ready to roll. then it's warm and a bit more humid on friday with a high of 86. and tam, by saturday, hot and humid, 90 and there could be a saturday thunderstorm around. >> okay, thank you david. that's it for "action news" right now.
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when they go back to "gma" they're talking the movie suicide squad. see you in 30. >> ♪
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♪ welcome back to "gma." a nice crowd in times square this wednesday morning. a sneak peek. check this out. britney spears pranking our buddy jimmy kimmel. ultimate wake-up call in the middle of the night. take a look. ♪ >> you can see how it all plays out tonight on "jimmy kimmel." 11:35 eastern, a lot of fun with britney and her troupe of dancers, jimmy always a great sport. >> cannot imagine what that was like. also "suicide squad" star scott eastwood here.
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>> first let's go back inside to robin. >> we've got a lot going on inside. we are with the stars of the "the get down." baz luhrmann's new series about the rise of hip-hop in the '70s. follows a group of teens in the south bronx. this clip they're getting ready for an emcee battle. >> it is definitely different. not commercial. >> it's good anyway. >> it is garbage. >> don't listen to him. everyone deserves to hear this song. >> just sit down, man. >> thank you. >> we got a battle to prepare for. boy, listen, the get down. you hear that get down part? >> crazy. >> but this could be our secret weapon. >> ooh-hoo. give it up for mooshameik moore jaden smith and justice moore. it looks like a lot of fun. >> i haven't seen that scene. >> i haven't either. >> that comes later on in the
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episode. that scene is awesome. >> so, jaden, with baz approaching you about this, about hip-hop in the '70s, bronx and all that, what was your first reaction. >> i mean i was totally in because i saw that this was going to be educational for people that were watching, especially the youth that doesn't, you no he, always know exactly where hip-hop came from and the mecca of hip-hop was really in the bronx in 1970s. >> all that was going on during that time. the landlords. >> 100%. the death of disco, you know, hip-hop rising. the landlords, buildings burring down so it's interesting to look back into history and see, you know, what the state of the world was in that time or the bronx, which it's the world to our characters. >> did you all have to have a little like boot camp? >> yeah. >> a little crash course. >> a big -- >> baz's team was awesome and provided us with a bunch of resources in terms of like books and movies but we also have a boot camp with curtis blow and -- >> grand master flash.
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>> yeah. >> raheem from the furious five. >> where they taught us graffiti, break dancing, rap. >> justice had to go into like learning how to dance. >> the hustle and do the hustle. >> bus stop. >> bus stop. >> do the funky chicken. >> funky chicken. >> you knew it. >> yeah. and your music, i can't wait for your new music. "positive vibes." >> that's the name of it. >> did you let baz hear it, grand master funk. >> he heard something but i didn't play it for him. i'm reel lake -- only jaden and justice have heard it. i haven't -- >> it's fire. >> it's next level for sure. >> it's next level. but you don't want everybody to hear it until it's just right, is that it? >> i just want it to be like, what, you know what i'm saying. i want it to be so like seamless. the way we present it. >> everybody is waiting for it. you guys went to the premiere, your dad's film, "suicide
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squad." >> "suicide squad," yeah, 100%. >> he's bad. >> oh, yeah. literally. in that movie it's amazing. i love that movie so much. like seeing him up there like playing that character is just like very, very next level. yeah, never seen him -- >> the way he was hitting that bag, whoa. >> great to see you -- and let's lay the rumor to rest here. you two are not related, both last names smith. >> yeah. >> we don't know yet. >> we haven't been on ancestry.com and checked it out. we don't know what's happening. >> didn't you play a joke. >> it was like not -- nothing official. i wasn't planning to do it but, you know, it's same last name, you know, so i told baz he was like talking to us, he was like jaden is coming in next week for read through for one of the episodes and i was like, oh, yeah, that's my cousin and he was like, oh, really? >> yeah, yeah, that's my cousin, oh, okay just trying to play it cool and two minutes later i told him. >> told jaden you didn't
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remember. >> i wasn't there. >> no, i told you the story later. >> yeah, you did. you told me you had the same last name as me and i was tripping out. yeah. >> all look sharp and you know you have a lot of attention with louis vuitton and bless you for standing up and, you know, i always feel that because you did that, that if a young person goes to school dressed like that, that maybe -- was that your motivation, they won't get bullied. >> i'm trying to take the front of it so kids later on in history can wear whatever they want to wear, a clown suit, it's fine. whatever it is, you know what i'm saying, that's why i wore a batman suit. bully me if you have to, take the attention off the kids that are like young that are just trying to figure out what their fashion sense is going to be. >> that's it. well, you did that. hey, jaden, thank you all. >> appreciate it. >> are we going to move -- >> yes. >> part one of "the get down"
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premieres friday, august 5th. ah. time to do a little hustle. ♪ ginger, you don't want to see this. ginger. don't know how to do it. >> start grabbing this. ♪ >> yeah. >> now we made it to the ground. >> let's go ahead and that forecast. serious storms happening in the caribbeans. that is earl and it is headed toward belize just north of east of honduras right now but almost taking a due west track. looks like some of that heavy rain will also fall in southern mexico and that's something we have to watch out for. i'll leave you with a fly by from east to west. 102 for a high in dallas today. i'm going get back to working out. that's the big picture. a check closer to home. >> nothing showing on storm tracker. low humidity, temperature in the 60's and low 70's this morning. this afternoon 84, lots of sun, low humidity.
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great for the phillies tonight. tomorrow another beauty with another high of 84 and low humidity. as is a really cool thing. you want a chance to win a trip to new york and maybe make an appearance right here on "gma," "gma" burlington and kids fashion delivers hosting an art contest. so exciting you can get to it today, 3 to 12 could win that special trip, maybe even have their artwork displayed on burlington coat bins so all to celebrate the tenth annual "gma" burlington warm coats and warm hearts drive. it means winter is around the corner. the deadline for those artists august 31st. go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! for details and, george, i want to get back to my workout. >> we'll look ahead to tonight's country music festival. all the biggest stars, always great surprise guests and rachel smith went backstage for the buildup. good morning. >> good morning to you, as well, george. all right, y'all, honest
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feedback here. this is my annual fan girl moment. i actually got to head back to my home state tennessee to celebrate all things country at the cma musics if value and even got to hang out behind the scenes with some of country music's biggest stars. check it out. ♪ >> reporter: it's a dream come true. for country music fans. thousands descending upon the country music capital. ♪ to see the biggest stars bring their "a" game. >> the country fans have that just unbelievable spirit about them, so i always look forward to playing. ♪ oh >> i was shaking a little bit. i got some shake left. >> chance for country music to shine. it's an opportunity for us to say thank you. >> reporter: the cma fest the party isn't just on the stage, let's check it out. it's all over town.
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>> there's so much stuff. i think we should do a duet together, just saying. and the fun is bands like old dominion. one, two, three, old dominion and stars like kelly from lady antebellum. the energy, what are you expecting from this crowd. >> we did this last year, such a fun crowd always. >> reporter: this year first-time host brett eldredge. almost show time. >> come in. >> guys, seriously, i mean, you guys -- >> come on. ♪ >> reporter: and these guys are ready to get the party started. how really have you prepped for this? >> we toured together. we -- >> did rehearsals together. >> chicken commercials. >> chicken commercials. >> so you're set. actually i'm your ride. >> oh, you're taking us. >> you're driving us. >> all right, here we go. showtime!
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aaag hment! well, i still can't believe i got to do that but brett and thomas have a great show planned tonight. two gents who have played the largest to smallest stages at the cma music fest and sat in the nosebleed section as fans themselves. full circle moment. can't be missed as well as all the performances happening tonight, check it out, george. >> you can see it, country's night to rock on abc. get more behind the scenes by going to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! when we come back scott eastwood from "suicide squad" is here live.
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we are back with "suicide squad" star scott eastwood. he plays one of the good guys rounding out those supervillains for a major mission and looks like they're about to run into some trouble. take a look. >> we got people up here. >> i'm on my way. >> rick. what do they look like? >> stay cool. >> what's it like playing the good guy around all of these supervillains? >> it was fun. it was sort of like baby-sitting.
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>> i mean, i can honestly imagine what it was like because we had the whole cast here, will smith and the gang earlier this week and, wow, they are full of energy. >> yeah. >> a lot of pranking going on. tattoos happening. did you get a tattoo. >> no, will and i didn't get tattoos. we sort of looked at each other and said -- >> i think it was a good choice. >> yeah. i saw joel's. it was quite large. yeah, did you see that. >> that was pretty big. >> what was it like working with that incredible cast? >> it was great. you know, will and margot and jared -- you know, they're just the best. >> name dropping because there's too many to count. the hype is huge. the reviews coming in are amazing. how did you get involved in the first place? what was that call like? >> david gave me a call and -- >> you know just like it was a monday, random. >> called me on my cell and said
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i have this thing. i don't really have a script but will you come and do it. i said, yeah. >> i'll do a thing. >> i'll do a thing for you. >> he likes to keep -- david likes to keep things as real as possible. >> he does in so he apparently he had real special forces guys with you all to make sure it was legit and looked super real for the fans watching. >> yeah, he does that on all his films. he kind of keeps the same guys with him on all his flips. "fury" and, you know, all the films so it's really nice. >> you certainly are like the squad guy because you've joined another major squad, "fast and furious" with charlize theron. >> yeah. >> what's that cast? like i can't even imagine what it's like to be you with all these incredible franchises. >> it's really nice. you know, they've really brought me in to their family and it's been an amazing experience. >> you've said your dad, clint eastwood is an old school type of guy. i think we all kind of get that. >> yeah. >> get that feeling from him. what does he think of the economy len yell culture like i don't know pokemon go?
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i'm teeing you up for something. >> i've seen the memes. we've all seen the memes. i don't even think my dad knows what that is. >> can we put it up. we actually had to blur out one of the words. is that something he would say? >> 100%. >> if he knew what pokemon go was. >> if he knew what it was i think he would say something? that facial expression too. what's the best advice your dad ever gave you? >> listen, shut up and listen. >> do you heed his advice? >> i hope i do, you know. >> now, i also -- i want to make sure because a lot of people might recognize you from a little video. taylor swift did. >> yeah. >> yeah, it's a pretty beautiful one. "wildest dreams." do you see any projects in the future with taylor? >> well, i don't know -- >> you guys have on screen chemistry for sure. >> yeah, she's the best. i'll tell you, i have the utmost respect for her because she's just a great role model to kids
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and women and young women and she's obviously puts out some great music. >> well, i mean you put out some incredible movies. we can't wait to watch what's in your future. "suicide squad" is the latest. scott eastwood, thanks for being with us. >> thank you for having me. >> "suicide squad" hits theaters on friday in case you hasn't heard. coming up our big "shower karaoke" showdown. come right back. >> in the shower. >> we do everything here on "gma." we
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♪ dancing in the mirror >> the moment has arrived. it is time for our "shower karaoke" showdown. who doesn't sing in the shower? honestly. >> i do. >> or fall offstages. hold me. >> i got you. don't worry about that. so our sponsor, delta faucet conducted a fun only survey on this subject. the results suggest that more than half of americans sing in the shower and almost as many say they feel happier afterward so we want to now meet our three
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"shower karaoke" single stars right now, judge. >> already dancing stars this is lauren from new jersey. >> give out up for lauren. >> la month from virginia beach. and new york's own pam. >> just for the occasion, so, guys, here are your rules. you will each sing a portion of the aretha franklin classic "respect." hopefully our times square audience will love how you perform it. we count on your applause meters to choose our winners. >> i hope we get a little say. time to show respect for that famous song. get ready, lauren. you are taking it away. go for it. ♪ ♪ what you want baby i got it what you need you know i got it ♪ ♪ all i'm asking is for a little
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just a little bit ♪ ♪ hey baby just a little bit ♪ just a little bit yeah just a little bit ♪ ♪ i ain't going to do you wrong while you're gone i ain't going do you wrong 'cause i don't want to ♪ ♪ all i'm asking for is a little respect when you get home ♪ ♪ just a little bit baby when you get home ♪ ♪ just a little bit just a little bit ♪ ♪ i'm about to give you all my money ♪ ♪ and honey is give me my problems when you get home ♪ ♪ hey baby ♪ when you get home ♪ just a little bit yeah ♪ r-e-s-p-e-c-t find out what it
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means to me ♪ >> all three of our contestants drop the mike moment. >> that was special. >> that was very special. our audience is going to do the applause meters so, guy, let's hear it. first up, lauren. who thinks lauren should win? >> that's pretty good. >> la month. >> la month. who wants lamont. >> and finally, what about pam? pam. >> pam. >> pam is our winner. >> very, very close. >> congratulations. i believe you have some awards to give, ginger. >> i do. this is very exciting. here is your -- come on down, pam. i know you're sopping wet. this is your shower karaoke trophy and delta giving you a shower head just like the ones we used in that contest, oh, my goodness if and $500 credit to purchase more delta. sing to your heart's content, girl. no one is going home empty-handed. you get a shower head.
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you get a shower head. everybody in our audience. we have the cleanest audience in morning television. >> yeah, we do. also that shower that we used is a special one. it has five delta h2o kinetic shower heads. not only does it deliver more but you'll use 40% less water than a standard shower head. sing without wasting water. i'd go up there but it's wet. >> we will be right back. "shower karaoke" is brought to you by delta faucets.
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♪ welcome do my house before we skedaddle exciting news. a new member of our "gma" family. congratulations to our operations manager matt and his wife rachel. new addition, baby liam richard. >> that's a happy baby right there. and thanks for joining our workout livestream. >> ♪ >> gong, i'm tamala edwards. 8:56 now on this wednesday august 3rd. let's get your last look at traffic with matt pelman. good morning. >> tam, our favorite traffic story of the morning the not
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that it had a lot of competition but our favorite story was 202 northbound side now three lanes available between the 30 bypass and 401. as a result we've seen no normal northbound delay here all morning long along 202. king of prussia much better ride here on out because of that third lane. crash that was blocking 422 near stow that's gone but still slow speeds just 11 miles per hour by jack cassidy's irish pub in pottstown a wreckology high street at keim street. crash in mercer county 195 westbound at 539 blocking a lane. speeds there just around unlucky 13 miles per hour. tam. >> all right, thank you, matt. now let's go out to meteorologist, david murphy. he says it's a perfect day to get outside. good morning. >> on the terrace getting a little warm under the sun but with the humidity low today it feels a lot better. 74 degrees in philadelphia. 71 in allentown, 73 he in cape
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may and this afternoon warm enough for cool drinks if you're going to be working or playing outside. 84 is the high. but again mostly sunny, low humidity and really pleasant. beautiful night at the ballpark tonight and then tomorrow day baseball, sunny, still great, 84. low humidity. gets a little bit more humid on friday been saturday hot and humid, tam, with some thunderstorms around. >> all right, thank you david. coming up on "action news" a philadelphia police officer risks his own life to pull a man out of a burning car. also a plane erupts in smoke and flames during a crash landing in the middle east. everyone gets out safely but we'll have more on what went wrong here. live with kelly next up on 6abc. i'm tamala edwards. have a great wednesday. get outside and enjoy it. >> ♪ (vo) we went to hollywood to ask
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announcer: it's "live! with kelly." today, from the film "war dogs," actor jonah hill. and one of the stars of "pete's dragon," bryce dallas howard. plus, a marketing manager gets a ew look as we continue our "summer in the city ambush makeovers." also, film, tv, and broadway star josh gad takes a seat at the co-host desk. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by isney-abc domestic television] announcer: and now, here are kelly ripa and josh gad! [cheers and applause] ♪

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