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good morning, america. breaking overnight donald trump's surprise heading to, mexico to meet with their president who compared him to hitler and muse lena hours before a major speech on immigration. >> we are also going to secure our border and stop the drugs from pouring in and destroying our country. >> the clinton campaign fires back this morning. >> thank you. >> breaking right now, emergency landing. a united airlines flight taking off from texas hitting severe turbulence. ambulances on the tarmac. at least 16 people rushed to the hospital. hurricane watch, florida's gulf coast bracing for a developing tropical storm with winds up to 70 miles an hour and a pair of hurricanes barreling towards hawaii. schools closing, windows boarded up preparing for massive waves and mudslides. chris brown arrested after a bizarre standoff with police.
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a beauty queen accuses him of pointing a gun at her face. >> he's holding a gun to me. >> the frantic 911 calls and the troubled star's defiant video messages. what really happened inside his home. and good morning, america. a lot to get to this wednesday morning. those coastal waters off florida on watch for a hurricane. >> take a look at these new images coming from colorado. major flash flood, heavy thunderstorms moving through the area and ginger tracking all the latest coming up. >> ginger and her baby tracking all the latest weather. the race for the white house. that surprise from donald trump announcing overnight he'll meet with mexico's president today then that big speech on immigration tonight in arizona. abc's tom llamas here with all the latest. good morning. >> good morning to you guys. mexico's president invited both presidential candidates reaching out to them to meet with him in
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mexico and donald trump said, i'm in. the trip coming on the same day he is set to deliver a major address on immigration. overnight, donald trump announcing his plan to cross the border tweeting "i have accepted the invitation of president nieto of mexico and look very much forward to meeting him tomorrow." thattal live branch coming after more than a year of trump railing against undocumented immigrants. >> they're bringing drugs. they're bringing crime. they're rapists. >> reporter: and his continued promise to build a wall on the southern border and make mexico pay for it. that caused the country's former president, vicente fox, to say this. >> i'm not going to pay for that [ bleep ] wall. he should pay for it. he's got the money. >> reporter: today's meeting set to take place hours before trump's major immigration speech where the candidate plans to clear up what critics call a flip-flop when it comes to
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deporting 11 million undocumented immigrants. >> we are also going to secure our border and stop the drugs from pouring in and destroying our country. >> reporter: and while parts of his message have been consistent. >> there's going to be a big wall. it's going to be a real wall. it's going to be as beautiful as a wall can be. >> reporter: he no longer talks about a deportation force. during the primaries he was clear about what he wanted to do with all undocumented immigrants. >> if you're illegal, you got to go back. you have people that have been here a long time but they got to go back. >> reporter: overnight donald trump jr. saying his dad wasn't waffling. >> he wasn't softening on anything. what he did and what he's done all along he's speaking with the people. >> reporter: now as we mentioned hillary clinton was also invited to visit mexico. she says she's looking forward to meeting with mexico's president but her campaign put
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out this statement about trump's trip, saying what ultimately matters is what donald trump says to voters in arizona, not mexico. and whether he remains committed to the splitting up of families and deportation of millions. >> yeah, tom, they've hit on the key question for the speech tonight in arizona. trump was a bit inconsistent last week talking about the deportation and there is still a tussle inside his camp about what he's going to say. >> reporter: i spoke to a senior aide. here's what we know, he's still going call for a physical wall on the southern border and call for an e-verify system with employers and roll back anything regarding executive action. when i asked about the undocumented immigrants they're leaving that up to mr. trump. they want people to tune in to the speech. >> let's talk about it with matthew dowd. donald trump, full of surprises. this trip to mexico. i think this is the definition of high risk, high reward. >> absolutely. i remember my own trips across the border they have all been high risk high reward when you see it.
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it is a smart move. if successful and comes out of it i don't think he'll have the president put the wall on layaway when he leaves there but if he's successful he comes across and voters say, even though he says all this stuff and he's erratic, he can be a leader. >> if he's well received. >> good photo-op. >> the risk what does the mexican president say? >> that's going to be a huge question. >> meantime, a new poll out this morning showing some surprising slump for hillary clinton. her unfavorable numbers, let's show it, 59% basically on a par now with donald trump. >> these two candidates, i mean, her numbers have gone back to where they were before the convention. right back. these are the two most disliked candidates we've ever seen. you have to drive across the country. you have a twice between a 25-year-oldsmobile with no air-conditioning and only goes 30 miles an hour or private plane whose pilot may be erratic and landing gear may not work
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and that's the choice the voters have. >> there were a couple of elections. primary elections. john mccain, marco rubio, both in the senate, both have been outspoken about their differences with donald trump, not saying -- even though they still say they'll support him. both beat back challengers. >> trump mini-mes. i think john mccain's was way closer. marco rubio won in a very big landslide but both have contested races in a general election that they both could lose in the course of this because of these primary fights. >> interesting to see how they play off. matt dowd, thanks very much. all right, george, thanks so much. now to that major tropical threat the waters off florida facing a tropical storm warning as that depression in the atlantic threatens the gulf coast and hawaii now facing two hurricanes. ginger has her hands full not only with adrian behind the wall. >> so let's get straight to it. tropical depression 9 finally becoming organized. that storm we've been following
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and following. it should become a tropical storm later today. that's why we have a watch for the waters. tropical storm warning from north of tampa to tallahassee all the way to panama city. the timing of this is important. it is later thursday, through the morning of friday. for the landfall of this storm. so we're watching the track there take it. the impacts would be five to ten inches of rain, 15 inches plex. two to four feet of storm surge in some spots and of course tropical storm-force winds then the pacific, why we have so much going on. madeline churning, lester churning. that's why we have our neal karlinsky there on hurricane warning this morning. >> reporter: ginger, good morning. we've been getting hit with intermitt tent rain and you can see they started boarding up the buildings in hilo, hawaii, very unusual behavior for the hawaiian islands and they are expecting possibly 25-foot wave, tore reng waves, high winds and
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flooding as a result. the timing is a little tricky. they think later today into tomorrow morning and as a result they've shut down all of the schools here today and also closed the port here in hilo, making matters worse as you say yet another hurricane lester is right on its heels. that would be unprecedented if that hits in a couple of day, two of them here in hawaii. >> i have friends on the big identify and have been evacuated from their hotel moving to a new hotel on a different island and that's why. you can see again the timing, it's late tonight through early tomorrow and that's when you'll feel the impacts. lester cams late week through the weekend so busy now and we'll be busy later. a lot more coming up. amy and george. >> i would have never guessed they hadn't been hit before by hurricanes. >> and now twice. a big held in the fight against isis. with the group's website announcing the death of its top leader, martha raddatz tracking it from washington. this man, abu mohammad al adnani was a double threat. >> he was one of the founders of
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isis, george, a central figure in the organization who was not only a spokesman for the terrorist group but the man responsible for organizing attacks against westerners. he is tied to the deadly attacks in paris and brussels and he is the man who called out to lone wolves worldwide urging isis sympathizers to take up whatever weapons they could find, knife, rocks, vehicles against americans or western allies and kill them wherever they are. the u.s. confirms al adnani was the intended target of a precision air strike in syria and it was, as you say, the islamic state that announced his death. >> we've seen so many attacks like this against the leaders of isis and al qaeda, as well. the big question is ouch difference do they make? >> well, the u.s. had put a $5 million price tag on his head. he was the number two in the organization, how important the u.s. viewed his role so it is very significant but there will no doubt be someone who moves to take his place and we've seen in the past that men like al adnani can inspire attacks even after
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they're long gone, george. >> okay, martha raddatz, thanks. now to that dangerous air scare. a flight taking off from texas encountering severe turbulence overnight forced to make an emergency landing in ireland. passengers rushed to the hospital and abc's david kerley has the latest from reagan national airport. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, amy. that jet was nearing the british isles when it hit unexpected turbulence injuring several passengers and crew members. this flight originated in houston. it was on a boeing 767. 223 people on board. it was supposed to be a direct flight to london but the flight tracking site flight aware shows several hundred miles out it sits turbulence and the pilot calls out to head to shannon airport to make an emergency landing in ireland. on the ground emergency crews were waiting. a lot of people were treated. a dozen people, nine adults and three children, amy, were taken to the hospital for treatment. >> do we have any word on the
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conditions of those injured? >> reporter: yeah, actually they were pretty minor and 11 were released and authorities in ireland were getting them back to the airport so they could get on the plane and make that hop from shannon to heathrow and finish the flight. paul lepage is under pressure over comments many called racist, also a voice mail filled with profanity he left for one of his critics in the legislature and seemed to suggest he might resign then backtracked. abc's david wright is here with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. some mixed messages for sure. today lepage is due to meet with the democratic lawmaker he challenged to a duel. no duel expected but you never know. under fire for his racially charged rhetoric, the maine governor gave a radio interview in which he did not rule out resigning. >> i'm looking at all options. i'm not going to say that i'm not going to finish it. i'm not saying that i am going to finish it. >> reporter: then just as his critics started to celebrate he
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dumped the twitter equivalent of cold water tweeting, to paraphrase mark twain the reports of my little demise are greatly exaggerated. the governor who is a favorite of donald trump's. >> he is a very talented guy. he's also a great person. >> reporter: -- made a series of racially charged remarks. >> black people come up the highway and they kill mainers. >> blaming people of color for their drug and crime people. >> half the time they impregnate a young white girl before they leave. >> i didn't call him a racist. >> reporter: the governor left him an expletive-laden voice mail. >> i want you to prove that i'm a racist. i have spent my life helping black people and you little [ expletive ] socialist [ expletive ]. >> reporter: and threatened him to a duel. >> i'd point it right between his eyes because he is a
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snot-nose little runs. >> reporter: he was contrite about his remarks toward that lawmaker. today they meet and lepage is off expected to offer apologies. >> they're taking that hamilton thing way too seriously. hudson river, a commuter ferry slamming into a group of kayakers throwing some of them into the river. critically injuring two. gio benitez is on the scene with the latest. good morning, gio. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you. in the summer people love to kayak on the hudson river to watch that sunset. watch nightfall. but this time, it was a true nightmare. >> i have a severe laceration to the left arm of this male. >> reporter: investigators trying to figure out what led to the commission course between ten kayakers and a water taxi. >> everyone going to the hospital. >> reporter: after 5:45 p.m., nine kayakers and a guide headed south on new york's famous hudson river when the calm
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turned into chaos. >> we heard screaming and noticed people flagging us down and waving. >> reporter: a ferry slamming into the kayaking group. >> got another victim here with a head injury. >> reporter: the water taxi impacted two of the kayaks and multiple people went into the water. >> reporter: you can see it right here after it hit the kayakers. rescuers rushing into the water. five kayakers hospitalized. two critically injured. this woman suffering a head injury. >> can you tell us what happened? >> reporter: the tour guide the most seriously hurt. >> we noticed that there were lacerations to his arm. i started triage on him to stabilize his neck and spine. >> reporter: the kayakers all wearing life vests as required by the kayak tour company. the captain said that sun glare prevented him from seeing the group. and this morning we're told the ferry's captain has been tested for drugs and alcohol. all of his results came back clean so right now this just appears to be a terrible accident. amy and george.
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>> thanks so much. well now to frightening moments at a gas station in connecticut. take a look as a driver backs into one of the pumps knocking it over and then sparking a fire that quickly engulfs two vehicles, one of the cars had two children in the backseat. a woman on the other side of the pump quickly ran in and was able to pull the kids to safety just in time. they were not injured. the driver who backed into the pump apparently hit the gas pedal instead of the brake so another unfortunate accident. >> could have been so much worse. could have been a huge explosion. u.s. open. triumphant return to new york for serena williams. big win for her. t.j. holmes here with more. >> yes, you know, all eyes are always on serena but especially this time because, what, she just came off that loss, that shocking loss in rio. three weeks ago and just pulled out of a tournament last week because of a shoulder injury. she'll be 35 next month, tough first round opponent. how is she going to respond? i'd say pretty well.
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>> nice. >> reporter: she's never lost in the first round of the u.s. open. >> serena williams wins her 80th match in arthur ashe stadium. >> reporter: no reason to start now. >> look at that. that's just a thing of beauty. >> reporter: serena williams looked every bit the number one player in the world in her opening round match at the u.s. open. >> how about that? >> reporter: delivering 12 aces that she started her quest for a record 23rd grand slam title. she's already raised the u.s. open trophy six types before. >> winning back then in 1999 was something i'll never forget. it was always dreamt of winning here on this court and every time i step out here it's just super, super special. >> reporter: but who can forget last year's disappointing u.s. open. >> she's done it. >> reporter: serena fell in a three-set heartbreaker in the semis which denied her the greatest glory in tennis, the grand slam. four major titles in a calendar year. this year she suffered a string of setbacks.
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>> there it is. >> reporter: that shocking third round loss at the olympics and withdrawing from a tournament last week with a shoulder injury but if she wins this year in the big apple she'll add more history and more hardware to an already unbelievable career. so on the line this week at the u.s. open she could have the longest streak ever for being at number one, she could have the most wins ever matches by a woman in tennis history and 23 grand slam titles which could be the record as well. every swing is history and everybody capitalizing on this, a way to waste time at work, i'm going to show you one. they've come out now, this snapchat game now to where you can play all -- >> snapchat game. >> yes, you can play all of the grand slam finals that she's ever -- >> so you lose every time. >> you win every time. >> i thought you were playing against serena. >> no, who wants to play against serena. >> not me. >> you can play as serena. there she is at the bottom. gipp, this is old school nintendo-looking game. >> hilarious.
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>> but you're actually playing, not recreating a match. >> so they even have all of her outfits down so, again, guys, this is old school but it can waste a lot of time at work. >> i can see. >> i can see the smile on your face. >> i'm not going to ply this thing. we got to go back to ginger. you can see the u.s. open on espn or stream live on the watch espn app. >> forgot to promote. we got so far into the game. >> i like how george is like i'm not going to play this. denver, we see this incredible video coming out from the flash flooding. up to three inches of estimated rainfall and it'll come through >> that cold front going the trap the moisture and this is what you're left with. let's get to the rainy cities now brought to you by target.
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>> we are clear on storm tracker6 live double scan this morning. good morning everyone, dave murphy here with your accuweather update as we take a look outside sunshine starting to build in. a couple of neighborhoods probably still dealing with a bit of patchy fog but that's burning off pretty quickly this morning. we're in the 70's in a lot of neighborhoods. this afternoon, hot and more humid than yesterday in most areas, a high of 91. some thunderstorms overnight tonight and some showers around mainly in the morning tomorrow, perhaps lingering into the afternoon in some spots. hoping for afternoon sun with 84. long standoff can police.
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>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm matt o'donnell. 7:23 on this wednesday august 31st. it's foggy in some spots out there so let's turn to karen rogers. >> this is one of the spots where we notice the fog matt. this is 422 looking eastbound at oaks. you see the reduced visibility and you also see a traffic jam. the accident right here 422 eastbound at oaks and it's now a 12 minute ride eastbound from oaks to 202. i want to show you all of the accidents we've had three different accidents on 422. one of them eastbound at trooper is cleared but the one eastbound at oaks, eastbound on the on-ramp from limerick still there and we're looking at slow speeds at times going as slow as 17 miles an hour on 422 eastbound. also an accident coming in on 295 southbound. right at a route 42. look at these speeds at 16 miles an hour as you're heading on 295. that's actually northbound traffic but nonetheless really heavy right there on 295.
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one hero was on a mission to pasave snack time., watch babybel in the great snack rescue. you want a piece of me? good, i'm delicious. creamy, delicious, 100% natural cheese. mini babybel. snack a little bigger. >> 73 degrees right now on the terrace with sun coming up. some of you get something patchy fog evaporating as we speak only at 62 in allentown, 63 reading, 72 in trenton and 74 in cape may. again a-little patchy fog around. this afternoon the story will be the heat and the higher humidity. a high of 91 degrees, most areas will experience an uptick in humidity this afternoon. overnight tonight a couple rumble of rumbles of thunder and tomorrow morning showers hopefully dying down in the afternoon with sun wrong many returning. the high 84. clear sailing through the holiday weekend. matt.
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all day and all night. ♪ try rhinocort® allergy spray. muddle no more®. . you are looking at hurricanes brewing off the coast of hawaii. two coming right toward the islands forcing schools to close and the gulf coast bracing for a developing tropical storm and following the latest. donald trump heading to mexico today to meet with their president who is comparing trump to hitler and mussolini. that coming hours before trump gives a major speech on immigration. also this morning, the first commercial flight between the united states and cuba in more than half a century is taking off. the jetblue plane leaving ft. lauderdale starting a new era of travel between the two nations. >> big change there. we got big news from "the bachelor," as well. new man that will try to win over america's hearts is nick viall. we've seen him have his heart broken twice.
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a lot are surprised. chris harrison will join us -- >> you weren't surprised, george? we begin with the latest on chris brown. the singer arrested after an hour's long standoff with los angeles police accused of assault with a deadly weapon after a woman claimed he pointed a gun at her in his home. abc's kayna whitworth spoke with her and is in los angeles with all the latest. good morning, kayna. >> reporter: amy, good morning. baylee curran tells me she originally went to the singer's house which you can see right there lit up behind me to see if she could perhaps star in his next music video but as the night went on according to her brown's behavior became more erratic and she ended up running for her life leaving from the backyard. overnight singer chris brown arrested for assault with a deadly weapon. and now the woman behind it all is speaking out. >> terrified. absolutely terrified. >> reporter: 25-year-old baylee curran telling abc news brown pulled a gun on her.
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>> i didn't want anything to escalate more. >> reporter: curran says the hours' long standoff began when someone brought over a box of expensive diamond jewelry which she says she admired. >> i was just standing over admiring it not touching it and then one of chris' friends said, back away from the diamonds and that's when chris came in and said i'm so sick of all of you people. took the gun out like this. put it in my face and said get the "f" out. >> did you think he would pull the trigger. >> i thought he was going to shoot me. >> reporter: the los angeles police department receiving the frantic 911 call at 3:00 a.m. tuesday morning. >> two females unknown crying and asking for help. >> reporter: police surrounding the star's home trying to make contact with him while the singer took to instagram posting his claims of innocence. >> when you get the warrant or whatever you need to do you're going to walk right up in here and you're going to see nothing, you idiots. >> reporter: hours later brown
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and several of his friends funneling out of the house and searched by police. this isn't the singer's first run-in with the law. in 2009 brown pleaded guilty to felony assault and was sentenced to five years probation, a year-long domestic violence class and six months community service for assaulting his then girlfriend superstar rihanna. brown completed that probation early last year. overnight, brown's attorney tweeting thank you to everyone for their support and well wishes. chris is out and well. the allegations against him are demonstrably false. brown was released after posting $250,000 bail. now we've also learned overnight that curran is wanted for questioning in new york in a grand larceny case. according to the new york police department she and a friend are accused of stealing a wallet from another woman. amy. >> all right. we appreciate that, kayna. joining us senior legal correspondent sunny hostin. sunny, there is a lot to weed
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through here. how bad does this look for chris brown? >> well, it certainly looks bad, amy, because we are now seeing what seems to be a history of violent and abusive behavior starting with the 2009 assault on rihanna. he did serve many, many years of probation, approximately six years, that probation was lifted in march of 2015 just last year but only after he violated that probation for assaulting someone in a washington, d.c. hotel in 2014. and so we're seeing this over and over and over again when it comes to chris brown and that is not a good place to be in the criminal justice system. we see recidivism very, very often when it comes to violent and abusive behavior so yet now another complaint about this kind of behavior is going to be looked at very, very closely by prosecutors reviewing the case. >> speaking of seeing chris brown we saw a lot of him throughout this on these instagram rants. what do you make of those and from a legal perspective what do
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they do to the case? >> you know, i think prosecutors are going to look at it. let's be clear. he hasn't been formally charged yet. his arraignment is going to be september 20th. i did reach out to his attorney my good friend mark geragos who says these allegations are completely false. but i think that it's very fascinating that social media is possibly going to be used as evidence in this case or at least reviewed by prosecutor, not only did chris brown the allege d defendant post it. ray jay was in the home and posted on instagram saying this was false then the alleged victim also posted on instagram indicating that this was true. and so, you know, i think we're seeing over and over again the clash between technology and social media and the law and that being used as evidence. we saw it very, very clearly in the killing of philando castile when that facebook live piece
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just came out and everyone got to see what was happening at the same time. >> yeah, of course, everything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. sunny hostin, thanks so much. we move on to that stunning shooting in a new york suburb. it happened minutes from hillary clinton's home by a doctor that used to work for him. good morning, eva. >> reporter: a professor looking for revenge goes after his former boss. police say they think he came to a chappaqua diner with a purpose. to shoot someone. it's the upscale town known for its idyllic setting and two famous resident, a former president and a presidential hopeful. but on monday morning chappaqua, new york, became the scene of a shootout less than a mile away from the clinton family home, a popular and beloved dean at new york's mt. sinai school shot in broad daylight along with an innocent bystander. >> found two victims with gunshot wounds and also the suspect was still on the scene
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was taken into custody without incident. >> reporter: 49-year-old hengjun chao pulling occupant a shotgun. police say opening fire on dr. dennis charney, the motive according to investigators likely revenge. charney was chao's former boss before the former assistant professor and researcher was fired for misconduct. >> today's graduates -- >> reporter: charney seen addressing graduates at a recent commencement is expected to fully recover along with the bystander and a judge signing an order of protection banning chao from contacting the dean. chao arrested and arraigned within hours of the shooting now charged with attempted murder was reportedly scene smirking as he left the courthouse. the scene of the crime just minutes from the clinton's estate. the former first family known to be frequent patrons of the deli. in a statement to abc news mt. sinai medical school confirming chao was terminated for cause calling the shooting extremely disturbing, george.
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>> yeah, disturbing sight. thanks very much. to amy. coming up on our big board brock turner, the former stanford swimmer sparking outrage convicted of sexual assault and sentenced to jail now set to be released friday after just three months behind bars. then could your child become a victim of identity theft? a california mom's story, a major warning to all parents. plus, a astronomers detect a strong signal coming from space. is this proof there is something out there? our insiders join us in just two minutes.
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back now with the big board. our team of insiders ready to weigh in. becky worley here with us. your story coming up in a minute. lease start with the latest on brock turner, the stanford swimmer vicked of vsexually unsalting an unconscious victim and now set to be released from jail friday after serving half that time. sunny hostin is back and, sunny, turner getting released for good
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behavior but still seems surprising given the debate about his sentence. >> i don't think that it's not only surprising, i think it's outrage that people have about this sentence, george. i mean, the bottom line is he's only going to spend three months in a jail cell for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a garbage dumpster. i think we can all agree that that sentence is way too short. is it a surprise that he's only going to serve three months out of the six months? no, because in california, basically they have this prison realignment going on so most inmates only serve half of their sentence. >> there was no discretion from the judge there on getting out early. >> no, there was discretion, the prosecutors recommended six years. he was facing 14 years but because of the judge's discretion in this case he only was sentenced to six months, thus, leading to the outrage in this case. i think there's this legal loophole in california that now
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is going to be closed. >> right now they're going to tie to close that, i understand lawmakers in that state just passed a new measure in hopes of addressing cases just like this one. tell us about it. >> that's right. what is remarkable is that under california law, up until this time, amy, you could rape, sexually assault an unconscious person and not have a mandatory prison sentence. the judge had a lot of -- not leniency but a lot of discretion. now 66-0 vote, a bipartisan vote, california lawmakers have found it's going to be a mandatory three-year sentence for this exact behavior. sending a message to sexual assault victims everywhere that they matter and that people that sexually assault must spend three years in prison when the victim is unconscious. i say very, very wonderful for california. but this is something that we should see across the country.
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>> 100%. all right, sunny, thank you so much. now to an alarming story about the newest victims of identity theft. children, this sacramento mom shocked to discover someone using her 15-year-old daughter's social security number to get a job. the second for kids to have their identity stolen. becky worley is here with more on this. so is this just something parents -- another thing parents have to worry about? >> how unusual. both of her children. >> i know, one more thing we have to think about. one report saying children are 51 types more likely to have their identity stolen than adults and the reason, children are a perfect target for this. they have a blank slate that an identity thief can use to create a new personality, a new record. and kids don't check their credit very often. not like my 8-year-old 5 is plying for a mortgage or a credit card. at least i hope they're not. >> what can parents do? >> there's obvious red flag, george. if your kid is getting bill collection notices, tax bill due and they don't have any income
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obviously. or if they get pre-approved credit offers sent to you, but kids want to check their credit. not like it is for adults. we go to annualcreditreport.com. one site the government says is free online. easy peasy. you try to do that for a kid. this is what i needed. all his personal information plus three copies of his birth certificate, three copies of his social security card. three copies of my driver's license or passport. three copies of my current utility bill to prove where i live and then i have to mail that to all three separate credit -- >> six months later we will see what happens. >> a lot easier for them to steal your child's identity. >> wow. >> okay. thanks very much. we have a fascinating story now, from space actually. it he can chos the classic scene from accou"contact" with jodie r who hears aliens contacting for
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the first time. >> i think we get it. >> we see it on her face right there. >> she hears a little bit. not a lot. a little bit so let's bring in mike massimino. a group of astronomers have heard this space telescope in russia picked up strong signals from 94 light-years away and a lot of them think this could be a sign of intelligent life in a distant galaxy. part of the galaxy. >> yeah, they're trying to figure out what it is but what's exciting this actually could be it, george. they're hopeful that it is but they have to investigate some more and if you're going to be contacted by aliens or if we're going to contact them someday it's probably not going to be a welcoming party showing up at the door but something more like you saw in the clip where it's a radio signal that is sent or received and then we have to figure out what it really is. >> i see you are reporting from space which is a pretty cool
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thing. >> yes, yes. i'm floating around. >> what will scientists do now to further investigate and it sounds like you believe this actually may be the real deal. >> well, it could be. it's a strong enough signal they can't ignore it and write it off as noise. it might be noise but might not be. they'll try to see if it's anything that might be obvious like signals coming from within the earth that's being -- that's just being misinterpreted as noise or something from a satellite we put up, something made by humans or maybe kids playing around in their back yard. >> can you explain what the difference is between signal and noise? a nall is something we believe is manufactured by some kind of being. >> right. right, some sort of intelligent life. something that was in our case we have radio waves, television signals that have gone out over the years and that is something that can be interpreted that is not natural phenomenon. and so that -- that's what we're trying to determine. that's what they'll try to determine and then they have to
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see where it is coming from. something from the earth, something in orbit around the earth that humans made or actually coming from this star which is 94 light-years away. it's a sunlight star with at least one planet around it so that's what they have to figure out. they'll keep looking because they want to get it again. if they can get another sfal from the place it gets interesting. >> communicating with us then they're smarter than us. >> almost by definition. >> let's hope so, i think whoever gets there first by definition is smarter. >> what do you guys think, sunny, becky, do you believe? >> well -- >> totally. >> i think there's area 51, to be honest. i i believe it's all. >> elon musk says there's a 98% certainty we're in an alien's video game. i don't believe. >> thanks to michael. >> we're going to have been careful whether or not we believe this. we need big evidence for this one. >> all right, michael, becky, sunny, thanks for keeping it
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. surprise announcement from donald trump. the candidate says he's crossing the border headed to mexico to meet one-on-one with the president right before battle. pop superstar selena gomez halting her tour to deal with anxiety and panic attacks. the runner-up every time and sent home heartbroken. now revealed as america's new bachelor. huge reaction overnight from surprised fans so can nick finally find love? as we say -- >> good morning, america.
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♪ i think i want to marry you our friend chris harrison you see him right there. chris is here because of that big surprise >> that's right. it was a big surprise overnight to learn that nick viall will be the new bachelor. the two-time runner-up finally has a chance to be first in line to find his true love. look, no longer a runner-up. also this morning, listen up, a big headline for coffee drinkers. could you get through the morning without your first cup? that's an absolute no way, jose. you may have to give it up sooner than you think? we'll explain that coming up. >> why? >> we'll tell you. >> okay. >> on morning tv. >> sara haines is here. paula faris as well. paula -- >> can you imagine how cranky we would be if we didn't have some form of caffeine. the big story, donald trump is traveling to mexico today just hours before he delivers one of the most important
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speeches of his campaign. outlining his immigration plan. abc's tom llamas has details on trump's visit today with mexico's president. tom, good morning to you. >> reporter: paula, good morning. president oba president enrique pena nieto set to meet with him. trump will call for the physical border wall he's been calling for but his campaign keeping quiet about what his plan will be. the campaign wants people to watch the speech tonight. during the primaries said if you're undocumented you have to go but lately has been softening. >> that big speech tomorrow, tom, thank you. new questions about hillary clinton's e-mails. the justice department now says that up to 30 deleted e-mails from her private server could be related to the benghazi attack. they are among thousands recovered during the fbi investigation. they're being sought by a conservative legal group. the state department says that it knees a month to review the e-mails for potentially
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hands frantically. they did not hesitate to help. eventually pulling her out the window and across that highway to safety. >> i run to the tractor trailer there and the driver is just getting out and he's got a fire extinguish extinguisher. i grab that and run back to the car that's burning. >> i know i couldn't live just watching somebody burn to death without me putting a fight up. >> oh, what good samaritans, ten cars were involved in that crash. miraculously everyone survived and finally we've been talking about it this morning, can you imagine life without coffee? >> no! >> no, we're just going to end it there, done. but you may have to. some climate scientists say by the year 2050 so we're a little out there, guys, half of the land currently used to grow coffee beans could actually be unfit for the crop and they warn that wild coffee plants could go extinct by 2080 even those who question that say at the very least you can expect prices to go up.
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talking extinction 2080, we have a good 64 years. i'm probably not going to be here. >> that's fine. >> when i don't have coffee i'm like my toddler. can you imagine a world full of toddlers. >> scary thought. >> thank you. >> i don't know fit's be able to do this job without coffee. >> i can't do anything without coffee. >> don't give our producers any ideas. >> time now for some "pop news." first up it looks like amy schumer may have a magical new squad member. j.k. rowling. the harry potter scored tickets to her stand-up and found herself bewitched saying just seen the goddess that is amy schumer in edinburgh, what a night. the actress responded saying did you catch a glimpse of her sister's potter-themed hat. the european leg of the tour wraps sunday with a show in london. quite an endorsement. next up a white house workout wednesday. nick offerman who i love is exercising through the decades with some funny fitness
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inspiration from michelle obama. the first lady leopards some words of encouragement to the comedian in the latest edition of "funny or die." take a look. ♪ physical >> thighmaster. >> the thighmaster. >> nick, nick, come on, you can do it. get back out there and exercise. >> offerman hit key moves from the last six decades from the ab roller to the shake weight. i was told never -- i can't believe you just did the shake weight. >> did you do the shake weight on your own volition or for the show. >> he just did -- you're not supposed to ever imitate. but also do you remember the jiggle machine, the ones where the belt goes around and jiggles you? >> yeah, that's exercise. >> sara, you don't need a jiggle machine. >> my childhood friend, we used
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to prey on them. demi lovato is staying cool with a brand-new gig under cover, lyft driver. >> i love nick jonas. >> i think he's here tomorrow night. >> is he really. >> with who? >> demi. ♪ i'm exactly where i'm supposed to be now ♪ ♪ gonna let the light shine on me ♪ >> well, it's good to see you again. >> yeah, you have -- >> oh, my god. >> that's so good. >> demi took a break from her future now tour with nick jonas to surprise a few unsuspecting drivers. that's good like kristen bell selected uber pool by accident and thought it was a summer theme and ended up riding with fans. awesome. >> thank you, sara. a look at what's coming up on the "gma morning menu." selena gomez's frightening health battle forcing her to put her career on hold. dr. ashton here with information and answers.
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which include anxiety, panic attacks and depression. paula is back with more on selena's health battle. >> pretty serious side effects. this is her way of being proactive taking charge of her health. selena gomez was in the midst of her world tour when she realized she had not been feeling right for several months. ♪ the world can be a nasty place ♪ ♪ you know -- >> reporter: this morning pop superstar selena gomez halting her revival tour to take care of her health saying in a statement "i've discovered that anxiety, panic attacks and depression can be side effects of lupus and have decided that the best way forward is to take some time off." >> she's battling the disease again and she's feeling depression and anxiety and reeling getting her down. she loves performing for her fans but she's finally putting herself first. >> reporter: the singer has been struggling with lupus an autoimmune disease for several years opening up to billboard last fall about her battle
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saying she'd even stopped performing to undergo chemotherapy. >> i've been through stuff and i think that it's been able to test me as a person. >> reporter: and now the disease is testing her again. >> she's definitely disappointed. she loves seeing her fans and performing for them but i think she knows this is the right decision. >> reporter: gomez telling her fans, you know how special you are to me but i need to face this head on to ensure i am doing everything possible to be my best." it's unclear how long she'll be out of the spotlight but when she's ready she'll come and get it. ♪ when you're ready come and get it ♪ >> reporter: though she has had lupus for years she announced it publicly just last year. it's an indiscriminate disease affecting many people in different ways. and unclear whether she will return to her tour. >> let's get more from dr. jen ashton. let's get the basics. what is lupus. >> lupus is a chronic autoimmune
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disease where it attacks the skin, joint, some organs, it does affect women way more than men and it tends to strike people of color. african-americans, asian, hispanics way more than caucasian whites. the overlap with anxiety and depression unclear whether the disease itself causes that or whether some of the treatments stack the deck for those things but the story behind the story here, george, is that whether it's lupus or any chronic illness, the mental health aspects are just as significant, just as real, just as common as what's going on in the rest of the body so it's about that mind/body connection and healing the spirit as well as the body. >> and i was surprised to see that you use chemotherapy to treat it. >> the mainstay of treatment right now because, again, this is about treating it not curing it, unfortunately, there is no cure yet is what we call immune suppression using a class of medications that are immune modulators, chemotherapy is
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effective but takes a toll on the whole body and mind. >> selena bringing a lot of awareness to it. what should you look out for? >> people can go to the internet to lupus.org to see the complete li list. rash, painful swollen tender joints, extreme fatigue, swelling in the lower extremities, the diagnosis is usually made with a battery of blood tests then usually treatment and management by a specialist calls a rheumatologist and, again, no cure, but treatment, props to selena for bringing awareness to this. >> yes, ma'am, thank you very much. jen. coming up that bachelor shocker overnight. nick viall named america's new leading man and chris harrison will join us live to talk about it. ♪ is it the look in your eyes excuse me. again? be right back. always running to the bathroom because your bladder is calling the shots? you may have oab. enough of this.
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we're back with that bachelor bombshell. bachelor nation has a new leading man, nick viall and host chris harrison is join us live in just a moment but first abc's abbie boudreau has a closer look at the man trying to win america's heart. >> for nick viall the third time wasn't the charm but maybe the fourth will be. >> please give it up for your new bachelor, come on out. >> reporter: this morning
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bachelor nation waking up to this shocking twist of fate. >> i'm very excited. i'm more nervous. it hasn't worked out so far and hopefully this time around maybe things will end up on a more positive note. >> reporter: many fans stunned thinking front-runner heartthrobs luke or chase from jojo's season would be crowned the next leading man. >> what did you think because he hasn't always been everyone's fan favorite. >> well, yeah, but watching "bachelor in paradise" this summer i found myself rooting for him whereas i would make fun of him mercilessly. >> reporter: he is no stranger to the show or controversy. first finding love on andi dorfman's season of "the bachelorette." >> i love you, andi. >> only to be sent home heartbroken. >> reporter: and bitter. >> if you weren't in love with me, i'm just not sure why you made love with me. i don't -- >> then falling hard for kaitlyn bristow. >> i am in love with you.
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no? >> reporter: but falling short yet again. >> i'm in shock right now. >> reporter: even following his heart to paradise. anything for true love. >> there's a big part of me that didn't think i'd be back. here i am and just kind of excited to see who else is coming. >> reporter: so you fell in love on the show. >> yep. >> what is your advice to nick. >> my advice to nick is that falling in love is the easy part. it's committing to that woman after the show that can be challenging at times. >> reporter: but one thing is certain. next season just might be the most dramatic in bachelor history. for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> even more dramatic? joining us now from las vegas chris harrison. talk about nick. why nick. weeks of speculation about who it could be. people thought luke, chase. why did you guys go with nick? >> you know what, ultimately at the end of the day when we were
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cussing all of the candidates and luke and chase were on the board it just got down to that final question of, who is the most deserving, you know, who is the most sincere? who have we watched time and time again, you know, really come on the show to find love and come up short each and every time and while, you know, luke and chase were good guys we all kept coming back to nick and it's just crazy enough to work and i think abbie just stole my line. it might be the most dramatic season ever. >> three times he appeared on the show and you believe he is looking for mrs. right. >> i do. i mean, look, the good news is it's worked for him. he has fallen in love on this show and he has sin leerily tried to make it work. he's just come up short each i'm luv but he's done his part and will give his part to the possess. this wasn't an indictment on luke or chase as much as it was more of a compliment to nick and that he is that sincere guy that really does want to make this work. >> it's so interesting. obviously he is always had to
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deal with the choices of the women. now, he is going to be in control. how do you think he's going to handle that? >> yeah, i'm sure he's relieved waking up this morning knowing that josh murray will not be there beside him to compete for the woman. he's free and clear now. but i think, you know, being the guy and then having 25 or 30 depending on i don't know how many women we'll have for "the bachelor" this year but being the guy will definitely help because he is sincere. he will be there and then to have that many women there just to find love. doesn't guarantee it's going to work. things can happen on "the bachelor" but it definitely helps his odds. >> they always do, chris. i have to laugh, people are so -- some people are excited. some people are outraged at your choice. are you surprised by the backlash from who you choose? >> no, because, look, it just shows how much people love and care about this show and i am very flattered and honored but, yeah, when you look at social media and it is either the worst decision in the history of mankind or the greatest
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decision, that's a broad spectrum. you just know people's heart are in this and care about the show. i love and respect that. but you cannot please everybody all the time. you just can't. if you try to please everybody you please nobody in this business and at the end of the day as producers we've gone a good job for ayear, trust us, go on this journey. i think you'll be happy. >> we will, indeed. you know millions will be watching. thank you very much. you can see the season finale of "bachelor in paradise" on monday and tuesday night at 8:00, 7:00 central right here on abc. maybe i've seen it a couple of times, ginger, i don't know >> amy, i'm totally on team nick and i am one of the people that will be on the internet saying it is the best idea of all time. anyway my few friends from wisconsin. you guys have known each other for how long. >> since kindergarten. >> love that. friendship forever. celebrating 75th birth days. we are not celebrating we have to get to tropical depression
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nine. this is a track. should become a storm. you see the watch and warning in place. let's get a check now a little closer to home. >> far away from those storms ginger as we've got dry conditions on storm tracker6 live double scan and on sky6 plenty of sunshine early. some of you dealing with some clouds and temperatures in the 70's. it's a bit more muggy this morning. this afternoon a high of 91 degrees. the heat wave continues as we did briefly hit 90 yesterday and it will be more humid. some rumbles of thunder overnight tonight. a few showers around tomorrow especially in the morning and then it's clear sailing, 84 tomorrow, 83 friday. rip currents at the shore, though. coming up, a lot more. we'll be right back. ♪ i won't give in
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>> ♪ >> hi, everyone, i'm matt o'donnell. 8:27 on this wednesday, last day in the month of august. what is going on on i-95 karen rogers? >> well, you know, matt, this is probably the time of year you like to trim your trees a little bit, right? penndot likes to do that, too, you know in the morning middle rush is fun also. this is i-95 southbound the off-ramp to 452. doing a little tree trimming off to the side. you see the arrow board and the cones set up, guys hard at work and we have a jam on i-95 because of it. we've had not one, no the two but -- not two but three accidents on 452. eastbound at 17 miles an hour. we have an accident on the on-ramp from limerick one approaching trooper that cleared but an accident on 422 eastbound approaching oaks has been on the shoulder. that's your eastbound traffic right here. still a 12 minute ride from oaks to 202. 422 has been a little heavy.
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westbound traffic on the ben franklin bridge look at everybody trying to come into the city. all at the same time. it's a rush matt, that's why they call it the rush hour. >> karen, never has my tree trimming stopped traffic . >> [laughter] dave murphy with the accuweather forecast. david. >> there's a first day for everything though matt. right now we have plenty of sunshine up over the horizon. it is warm and muggy, 74 degrees in philadelphia, not so bad in the northern suburbs and this afternoon look for it to be hot and a little more humid than yesterday in some neighborhoods anyway, a high of 91. some rumbles of thunder overnight tonight. tomorrow there will be some showers mainly in the morning just spotty stuff. some of it could spill into the afternoon. at the same time we're hoping for the return of some afternoon sun dropping humidity and then it should be nice late in the day with a high of 84 and good for identification eagles tomorrow night. then temple football and the phillies look good on friday night a high of 83 in the afternoon. weekends gorgeous, 79 and 81 for saturday and sunday. and 86 on labor day but matt rip currents at the shore probably persisting. >> thanks, david. why a suburban high school has canceled the rest of its
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♪ i won't give up no i won't give in ♪ welcome back to "gma." time for our save or splurge series. spend low or yolo on this hot, humid morning. talking about this -- >> why not. >> these are staples in hollywood. especially when it gets cooler. becky worley has more. take a look. >> reporter: the lowly hoodie, born in the gym. grew up on the sidelines elevated to the office thank you, mark zuckerberg and now it's a fashion darling on the likes of rita ora, selena gomez, rihanna and with that level of cool comes, wait for it, the designer hoodie. this costs $365. this one, 845. this, $1,495. 1400 bucks for a sweatshirt?
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why? to answer that question, we head to the westfield garden state plaza and ask two interns to zip up. maria in the $30 hoodie and jade in the $365 hoodie asking shoppers if they could tell the difference. this is blinky. this is standard so we're just going to cover that up. see these two sweatshirts. one is more expensive than the other. which one? >> i would say this. >> i think this is the expensive one. >> reporter: this. wrong. >> can i feel them? >> most were able to spot the blingy finishes and nice seams. that one, expensive. >> okay. you are correct. now the question, how much more expensive is this than that? >> about $20. >> how much more expensive do you think this one is? >> i'm not sure. >> guess. >> 50. >> $20. >> $20.
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$335 more for this than that. >> that's insane. >> never would i ever do that. no. >> who is buying a $365 hoodie. >> beyonce. >> she's probably on to something. >> right now in fashion we're seeing this move towards boxier silhouette, things that are more oversized and really we have a lot of street style stars to thank for this. >> reporter: part of that we're sick of skinny jean, contoured dresses. >> the pendulum in fashion is always swinging. one minute it's all about the most uncomfortable highest heel you could wear and the next minute it's about the fashion sneaker. >> reporter: the price, forget about it. the tripped toward comfort, i'm all in. we reached out to all high-end brands for comment. they told us they're made with higher quality material compared to bargain brands and more intricate detailing, but here's the question, amy. we have three hoodies, two
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lovely models here. you have to guess which one costs $845. >> wait. one of them costs $845. >> one costs 305 and one costs $25. >> what? okay, wait. can you guess? can you guys at home guess? >> ooh. >> what do you think? >> 800. 300. 25. close. 800 -- >> 25. >> 305. >> i mean -- >> i can tell. there's no way i would ever spend that. you can tell it's -- >> the detailing. can't you see it? >> about i mean -- >> we're talking about $820 difference between these two. >> $25 one, i have to say, feels really nice. >> it's nice on the inside. >> i want to know which one bill belichick is wearing on the sideline, 800 or the 25? >> nah. >> maybe this is the cutoff one. >> ginger, perfect weather for
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>> not quite sweatshirt weather. how about we say good morning to some folks we didn't say good morning to yet. hell. >> oh hello. >> you're doing well. we're so glad. we have to check in other pacific because the pacific ocean is heating up. hurricane madeline could make landfall in hawaii the big island and if that happens it will be the first time in reported history that the big island gets a landfalling hurricane. wild event. there are evacuations already under way and we'll be following it. that is the bug -- big picture. >> tropics having an impact on us with rip currents and heavy surf down the shore probably through the weekend. your exclusive accuweather 7-day shows a hot and humid one today, a high of 91 some thunderstorms overnight showers possible earl tomorrow. nice -- early tomorrow. nice weather after that. part i health bag's run 10 feed 10 race in new york city. one of my favorite events because anybody can help fight
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domestic hunger by feeding ten people in their community just by running a 10k. you can join me at the governor run -- i was running yesterday -- september 18th. very exciting. i am so proud, paula. he is so far not wailing. >> he's been up since 5:00 a.m. may the force be with you the rest of the day. time to go rogue. the trailer for the upcoming "rogue one: a star wars story" ho opening in december. sara and i have two huge surprises for everyone. >> we do. so many fans of the force celebrate their devotion by collecting toys and action figures of the heroes. and villains and we have the toys here in person for the first time anywhere in the galaxy, let's see them now. >> i think this is time for the big reveal. okay, so first and foremost we have the lego rebel u-wing fighter set and hasbro's rapid-fire imperial at act
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playset. >> your sons are so impressed. >> and caroline, my daughter might be. >> from the disney store, the elite series action figures and look at these adorable funco-pop figures and rogue one, 24-inch big figs. >> i love a big fig. sara, the crowd here, how do you like them? so does one of the stars of "rogue one," riz ahmed so take a look at riz seeing his action figure for the very first time. >> oh, my god. boom! that is crazy. this guy is actually a bit better looking than i am but this is who i should be. it's crazy. as a kid i was playing with these, stormtrooper toys and ewoks as well and to have this,
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it's kind of emotional, man. it's amazing. thank you very much. this is a beautiful surprise. thank you. >> that's pretty awesome. >> what an authentic moment from him. it is so great for us to share that moment. >> these toys are the stars of a new series to reveal the toys to the world and inspire other fans to get creative. take a look. >> jyn ejynerso, the empire has misplaced valuable material regarding their latest construction project. >> i can't find it. >> sir, we seem to have lost the building instructions. >> what? >> based on a reconnaissance they dispatched search teams of all shapes and sizes throughout the galaxy to recover it. >> yeah, yeah. >> sir. >> all right, and now it's time
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for you to get involved, everyone. it is your turn to go rogue. disney and lucas film want you to create your own rogue story for a chance to attend an advanced screening. so many ways to make it. acting it out. using props. even using these toys to tell your story. this is right up your alley. >> totally. check out the "star wars" youtube page for mini movies revealing more toys. if you want to use them you'll have to wait until september 30th when available in stores but head online to start planning and get tips on how to create your story. >> has anyone told us if there's a conflict of interest if we do it. >> we've already started recording one. >> the amazing "rogue one" toys on our website at goodmorningamerica.com. thank you to all the little dart saiders. you guys did such a great job. don't they look adorable. the wedding trend still ahead on "gma
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we are back now with the top new wedding trends inspired by hollywood helping brides go down the aisle in style and comfort, should i say. >> yes, indeed. we are going to get to all of that. now, red carpet looks are really inspiring brides today. they're keeping an eye on hollywood's biggest events for inspiration from the oscars to the golden globes. we've got you covered with three
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gorgeous red carpet looks fit for your big day. the traditional white wedding is going red. red carpet, that is, from crop tops to shorts and even pink gowns. these days it seems bridal fashion is following hollywood's hottest trends. a wedding today is a much different event. >> it really is. social media upped the ante. the photos you used to share are close friends and family are out there for the entire world to see. >> we caught up with keija minor from "brides" magazine to transform three red carpet trends into wedding dress ready moments. first up, the plunging neckline. a look perfected by charlize theron at this year's oscars. >> here we have a gown by reem acra. the lace makes it feel a little bit more wedding appropriate. we also have the lace in the back. we do. this is a detachable skirt which
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is great so you can have that train moment during the ceremony but if you really want to, you know, dance during the reception you can take that off. >> next, the cape dress as seen on jennifer lopez at the golden globes. this is very old hollywood to me. >> this is a gown by pronovias. it's a modern take on the train. adds a lot of drama to the back. i love when we see it in a pared down modern fabric with a hint of embellishment. >> finally a fresh take on the princess gown, blake lively rocking this elegant confection recently at the cannes film festival. >> this is by haylew paige with the illusion, clear sleeve, the clear corset. you really have a level of sophistication that you don't necessarily think of when you think of the princess gown. >> three looks to give your fairy tale wedding a hollywood ending. they're the star of their
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wedding. >> they are as they should be. >> well, now that we've seen the red carpet bridal trend let's take a look at another trend that's sneaking down the aisle, get it? >> i like that, mara. >> sneakers. remember this moment from "father of the bride." >> hey. let's get the show on the road. >> well, it's back. wedding sneakers are back and they are hotter than ever and we have our own beautiful brides in sneakers and dresses. come on out, ladies. let's take a look. >> we're really seeing comfort and a lot of casual wear and no different in bridal wear. a lot of brides especially millennials are making the choice to do sneakers. >> the first look i can see. it's a beautiful dress but it's short so you can show them off. >> this is a little bit of a casual bride and you can see that these sneakers are actually customized. these were customized by kleinfeld's and used fabric from the designer so these were made specific to this dress. if you wanted to do something a
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little less customized you can just get a great pair of sneakers. >> oh, my god. >> this bride is wearing sneaker wedges. >> it's funny because the dress is so sophisticated and beautiful and formal but you don't see the sneakers. >> and she's tall so she doesn't necessarily need the height. i love the laces are blue. your something blue and covered there and can wear them again and again. >> you wouldn't think there were sneakers under that dress. >> surprise. this is kind of a combination of the two. so these are just, you know, regular sneakers you can buy in a store and customize them. >> it's called bedazzling. >> you can bedazzling them and channel your inner 12-year-old. >> and hit the dance floor with no blisters. >> it just gives the bride a little secret under her dress and keeps her comfortable all day. >> mara schiavocampo, everyone is applauding you this morning. coming up next we are announcing the cma award nominees live. stay with us. katie: on crime, pat toomey's attacks on me are shameful.
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and we are back with the nominees for the 50th annual cma awards for the first time ever on "gma" it's all happening live at the grand ole on bring. dierks bentley, keith urban, cam all on stage to award the nominees. take it away. >> thanks, george. [ applause ] >> all right. >> okay. >> i can. >> wait. first card. >> here are the nominees for cma album of the year. don't look. this award goes to the artist and producers. the nominees are "hero," maren morris. "mr. misunderstood," eric church. "storyteller," carrie underwood. "black," dierks bentley. >> whoo. >> "rip cord." those are the nominees for cma album of the year. [ applause ] >> yeah, all right.
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these are the nominees for the cma music video of the year. this award goes to the artist and the director. and first up is far away by chris stapleton, "humble and kind" by tim mcgraw directed by wes edwards. "record year" by chief, eric church directed by peets. "somewhere on a beach." "burning house" by cam directed by fanjoy and those are the nominees for video of the year. congrats. next are the nominees for cma song of the year. this award goes to the songwriters. the nominees are "die a happy man," sean douglas, thomas rhett and joe spargur. "humble and kind," lori mckenna. my church, busbee, maren morris,
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record year, eric church, jeff hyde. "burning house," cam, tyler johnson, jeff bhasker and those are your nominees for song of the year. awesome. [ applause ] >> okay. important one. cma nominees for male vocalist of the year. hold your breath. >> i am. >> eric church, tim mcgraw, chris stapleton, dierks bentley. >> wow. >> and keith urban. >> oh. >> yay. [ applause ] >> those are the nominees for cma male vocalist of the year. >> going to buy a lottery ticket. these are the nominees for cma female vocalist of the year. dierks, we are not even on this. kelsea ballerini. >> yes. >> she's at home screaming right now. miranda lambert, maren morris, kacey musgraves and carrie underwood. >> yeah.
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>> awesome. >> those nominees for female vocalist of the year. >> and last, these are the nominees for cma entertainer of the year, garth brooks, new guy? luke bryan, chris stapleton, carrie underwood and the one and only keith urban. >> dude. >> yes. >> deserving. >> thank you so much. >> yes. >> all right. hey, guys, congratulations on those nominations, thanks for helping us out. but, keith and dierks, you guys got three nominations each. you're going up against each other in a couple of those categories. how do you feel about that? >> yeah. >> i love keith urban. he's like one of my favorite entertainers, any genre, any music so we're good friends off the stage but it's always cool just to be in any nominee category with keith so i feel pretty good about it. >> absolutely. >> cam, i know you can't hear me but congratulations to you, as well. this is a first for you.
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very exciting. >> he said congratulations, cam. >> but tell me, the cmas are always such a great show. any favorite moments from the past ones? >> any favorite moments from the past ones. >> i got to present last year. i got to present with my arm candy, brett eldredge and were presenting best new artist to chris stapleton which was a really, really cool person to given award to so felt good about that. >> that's pretty cool. >> and the fact you think brett eldredge is arm candy. >> yeah, you guys are getting there. >> i remember seeing garth brooks on this stage in a tuxedo with the tails and the old -- >> yeah, yeah. >> vintage garth moments. >> george, i would say i think for me probably in '08 brad paisley and i got to open the cmas and did start a banding to and we were backstage right before we went on air and we were -- i looked at him and said, man, we're opening the cmas high-fived each other because it's a hallowed institution so we felt really
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>> we got so lucky. >> have a great day, everyone. >> ♪ >> good morning. it's 8:56 on this wednesday august 31st. let's find out what's going on on the roads with karen rogers. >> an accident matt on trooper
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avenue at stinson lane up ahead with police on the scene. watch for traffic a little bit slow with this accident coming in to us in west norriton and it's blocking a lane. let's check some of the other areas here. we've got an accident coming in new jersey. not causing a delay. still seeing the green traffic flow but on the turnpike southbound at 322 right near exit two in new jersey. we've had a bunch of accidents on other spots but i-95 southbound the off ramp to 141 has been blocked for awhile now. the accident happened at 1 o'clock in the morning. matt they're still repairing the guardrail there. >> thanks karen. turning now to dave murphy and the accuweather forecast. david. >> warm and a bit on the muggy side on the terrace with the sun up. 76 degrees currently in philadelphia. little cooler north and west. then as we take a look at this afternoon it's going to be hot with a high of 91. this will probably be the last day of our heat wave as we managed to hit 90 briefly yesterday. a bit more humid. overnight a rumble of thunder in some neighborhoods and then tomorrow there will be some spotty showers in the morning. some of those could extend into the afternoon but eventually we expect some sun and a high of 84.
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should be nice for eagles fans at night. then friday we start a really nice stretch of weather. temple football opening up at lincoln financial field. phillies across the street. good flute for all of that and saturday sunday right around 80, mid 80's for labor day also dry. the heat and humidity building back on tuesday but matt that's after we get done our fun. >> thanks, david. the search for the driver who struck and killed a motorcyclist continues. police tracked down the striking vehicle abandoned a new blocks away but they need to find the person who was behind the wheel. we'll update investigation in a live report on "action news" afternoon. "live with kelly and michael" -- how long. i going to do that? live with kelly is next here on 6abc. i'm matt o'donnell. have a great wednesday.
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