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george, america. breaking news, nuclear palace in north korea. the regime claims they've successfully tested what could be their most powerful nuclear weapon ever. president obama just leaving asia briefed on air force one overnight. temperatures boiling. a late summer heat wave, potential record temperatures closing schools in the northeast and the heartland on alert this morning for dangerous storms and flash floods. breaking overnight, dramatic rescue. dozens of tourists trapped in cable cars dangling thousands of feet in midair high above the french alps after the wires get tangled. helicopters forced to stop their rescue at nightfall, the moment passengers were finally lifted to safety. ♪ put me in coach and he's ready to play baseball. tim tebow going from a jet to a met.
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can the 29-year-old make it to the majors? a hail mary from the one time heisman hero. ♪ look at me i can be in center field ♪ we do say good morning, america, on this friday morning. we made it to the end of the week and he is ready to play baseball signing a professional baseball contract with the new york mets. >> and he's going for the football gridiron to the baseball diamond. only a few have done that. will he bring his famous teb tebowing to homeplate. someone is having fun with the logo getting ready for tebow time. i don't know how happy a pitcher will be if he does that. takes it very serious. >> i'm rooting for him. i know it's a long shot. >> great friend of this program. >> more is coming up. right to that breaking news. successful nuclear tests by north korea. they claimed it overnight. south korea confirms and president obama briefed on his
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way home from the region and martha raddatz tracking it all from washington. this is just the latest in a series of provocations from north korea. >> reporter: it certainly is, george. this overnight test believed to be the big et yet resulting in the most powerful explosive yield ever produced in north korea and causing a magnitude 5 tremor. the announcement came on state tv, the anchor in traditional dress gleefully announcing the test as north korea celebrates the 68th year of its government. what is alarming about the test is that it shows steady progress. the first test in 2006 yielded the equivalent of only about 1 kiloton of tnt. this one is estimated at 10 kilotons and the same time north korea continues to test ballistic missiles with an increasing range. they say their goal is to miniaturize a nuclear warhead and place it on a missile capable of reaching the u.s. they don't have that capability yet, george, but clearly that is
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the direction they are heading. >> that is a huge danger. instant reaction from the u.s. and our rivals in the region. >> reporter: certainly, the president as you said was briefed on air force one. he had just concluded that asia tour this morning secretary of state john kerry and his russian counterpart expressing deep concern, but, george, there have been increasing sanctions and condemnation and it has not stopped north korea. >> so little we can do about them. martha raddatz, thanks very much. >> you're right about that, george. we move on to the race for the white house. 60 days until the election and hillary clinton and donald trump ramping up their attacks over national security, e-mails and russia. abc's cecilia vega, you know she's tracking it all for us this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you and those attacks still going. hillary clinton gave a press conference and she said donald trump failed a test on national security. trump took to twitter and said clinton gave a, quote, very dumb answer about e-mails, both sides not letting up. this morning a heated war of
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words over who is ready for the oval office. >> he is temperamentally unfit. >> clinton is unfit to be your cma. >> reporter: after they faced off on national security, hillary clinton in north carolina blasting donald trump for lavishing praise on vladimir putin. >> even taking the astonishing step of suggesting he prefers the russian president to our american president. it is scary. it is dangerous. >> reporter: and trump in ohio blasting clinton for the answer she gave about her e-mails. >> every time she talks about the subject, it's different. she got to get her act together. >> reporter: but now both sides facing fallout over that forum. trump for this comment about the iraq war. >> i was totally against the war in iraq from -- you can look at "esquire" magazine from '04. can you look at before that.
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>> reporter: trump is actually on record supporting the war. and as for that "esquire" magazine article, in it trump called the war a mess but he never explicitly opposed it and the editor says he is completely misrepresenting what he said and clinton under fire for what she said about trump's public discussion of his classified security briefings. >> i would never comment on any aspect of an intelligence briefing that i received. >> reporter: but it turns out when she ran for president in 2008, she too made public comments about receiving classified briefings. >> we finally were able to secure a briefing. it did not inspire confidence in our readiness to do this important task of withdrawing our troops and equipment. >> reporter: well, her camp says that clinton received a policy briefing versus trump's intelligence briefing and that comparison there did unfair, they say.
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>> this post, very personal. what do you think the strategy is behind that. >> we've seen these polls and hillary clinton has a likability problem and in this humans of new york piece she really tries to tackle this herself head-on and says "i know i can be perceived as aloof or cold or n unemotional but i had to learn as a young woman to control my emotions. i think we'll see a lot more of this side of hillary clinton as we get closer to election day and trying to put a human face to this candidate. people don't know who she is still. >> let's talk to matt dowd. our political analyst. matt, we see this as polls are tightening, not just the national polls but more press conferences and that post that cecilia just talked about. a new ad out this morning where she talks about reaching out working with republicans. they've gotten the message 60 days out. >> yeah, but i think it's a smart move and i think it's a smart move to get annan sight into hillary clinton but, george, there's two problems. you have to do it for 59 straight days to show the side
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of her because she is so familiar to the public. the second thing i call the leonard nimoy dilemma, which can when you play spock for decades it's a hard time to get the public to not see you as spock a and that is a problem she has. >> meantime, both candidates facing fallout from the national security forum the other night and donald trump really doubling down on that embrace of putin. it's causing heartburn among top republicans. >> yeah, obviously it's basically saying that barack obama isn't qualified or a leader but somebody like vladimir putin who is basically a dictator over a country puts him in a real bind and hillary clinton made a good point when it says what would ronald reagan think of this? part of that problem in that forum donald trump had a visceral connection with the public. hillary clinton had an intellectual connection with the public. but when you come down to vote most people vote viscerally not
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intellectually in an election like this. >> you keep saying let's look at the four-way race include iing other candidates. the libertarian candidate made a gaffe. >> what would you do if you were elected about aleppo? >> about? >> aleppo. >> and what is aleppo? >> you're kidding. >> no. >> aleppo is in syria. it's the epicenter of the refugee crisis -- >> okay, got it, got it. >> kind of stunning there, matt, if that were donald trump or hillary clinton we'd be shaking our heads but you argue it might help gary johnson. >> well, yeah, obviously it's a stunning gaffe and should have known what it is. i think it will help him because part of his problem has been he can't break through and nobody is talking about him. well, everybody is talking about him and in a statement in the aftermath saying yep, i'm a human being and made a mistake. i'll do better next time. the second thing which is
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fascinating, this is the most we've talked about the tragedy in aleppo in a year, so by saying what is aleppo, we actually now have a better conversation about the tragedy going on in aleppo so you got to give him credit for actually raising the issue in that way. >> i'm not sure he meant to do it in that way but, matt, thanks. >> i don't think he meant it either but i'm looking on the bright side. >> you can see the look on his face when he got the question. >> everybody is talking about aleppo. now everybody is also talking about the heat. record temperatures possible for the northeast and ginger is outsidetracking this late summer heat wave. what do you have? >> i'm wearing the air this morning, michael. it is most certainly hot. we broke records yesterday. you can see this morning we're already 81 here in times square so that's warmer than we should be for an afternoon high so we've got heat advisories that september scorcher coming in. it's the humidity too. the numbers will go at least in the feels like, 100 plus. that's why the heat advisories are on and why schools are
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closed. then we have to talk about the flash flooding, new point, indiana, up to 5 inches drowning cars there you can see and 9 plus inches around wichita so flash flooding, our second story that will have a lot more coming up in a couple minutes. >> ginger, thanks. we move on to high drama in the french alps. dozens of riders stranded in cable cars overnight suspended at an altitude of 12,000 feet. abc's terry moran is in london with the latest on the rescue. good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, george. a harrowing night for dozens of people. yesterday they were tourists riding a cable car over a spectacular mountain scenery and then things went terribly wrong. this morning, daring rescue after rescue, a risky high altitude drama playing out overnight. dozens of tourists here to see the spectacular mountain scenery instead forced to spend the freezing night trapped in midair in these cable cars dangling over the french alps. a tourist from south africa posted this video of the panoramic view moments before the tangled mess, crossed cables
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shutting the whole thing down. initially there were 110 people left stranded at 12,500 feet in the air. while daylight lasted, helicopters rushed to reach and rescue 77 people. rescuers harnessing themselves to cables then climbing along the cars and dropping down into the chair lifts. but night fell, a cold fog rolled in, operations were suspended. too dangerous for the rescue and 33 people spent the night hanging two miles from the ground. >> they won't use a helicopter and won't fly at night, no, they wouldn't fly during the fog either. >> reporter: an american tourist was among those rescued. >> we were there almost ten hours in the cable car which was really quite an experience. >> reporter: five rescue workers spent the night with those still trapped bringing blankets and warm food. a close call for sure. the operating company of that cable car says they can't figure out why those cables got crossed and so they've closed that line for now. robin. >> so glad everybody is safe, terry. thank you. we also have a big bank
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headline this morning. wells fargo fined nearly $200 million for setting up millions of fake accounts. rebecca jarvis has the details and joins us with that. tell us what happened here, rebecca. >> good morning, robin. this is truly outrageous. thousands of wells fargo employees at bank branches across the country opened millions of illegal accounts and they did it by using real customer accounts, real customer money and seeding them with that money and covered their tracks up by creating fake e-mail addresses, phony p.i.n. numbers and did all of this over the course of five years and managed to get away with it for five years straight, 5,300 wells fargo employees have been fired as a result and paid that record penalty, $185 million but i bet a lot of people out there are wondering how do i get my money back? well, wells fargo tells me they're putting it directly back into customer accounts and say they will pay about $5 million,
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robin, back to customers as a result of this scam. >> the trust is broken. all right. >> 5,000 people -- >> i don't know. i don't know. that -- that leads to another question. how could they not know with 5300 employees involved? >> absolutely. we're also following the latest on the zika outbreak. new numbers show 84 pregnant women have tested positive for the virus and dr. besser is here. good morning, doc. >> good morning. >> 80 pregnant women in florida, over 600 nationwide. >> that's right. >> you were the head of the cd. >> how big of an emergency is this? >> this is scary. i'm worried about it. in brazil, they've seen a massive increase in babies born with severe birth defects and i'm worried the areas having transmission now aren't doing enough to control it and next spring and summer we'll see birth defects that could have been prevented. >> i know they're spraying in miami and still pushback, public pushback because of the
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pesticides, people are afraid of that. >> usinining naled. they're concerned about the safety of workers using it and we've seen in south carolina where it was used a massive die-off of bumblebees and the concern is you've got to weigh the risks from these pesticides versus the risk of birth defects next year. >> thank you, doc and good morning, amy. headlines for us. >> i do, indeed. good morning, everyone. the pentagon revealed details of a daring mission to save two professors abducted at the american university in kabul, afghanistan, last month. navy s.e.a.l.s parachuted into a compound where they believed the professors were held but they did not find them. there was a firefight. seven enemy fighters were killed. well, a mattress store in texas is sparking massive outrage over its tv ad for a 9/11 sale spoofing the collapse of the world trade center. the company calling it the twin towers sale.
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take a look. >> right now you can get any size mattress for a twin price. storewide sale all day long. agh. oh, my god. we'll never forget. >> wow, the store had apologized but some people understandably are calling for a boycott. >> yeah, that's a head shaker. colin kaepernick's national anthem protest may be getting some results. the 49ers ceo said he is donating $1 million towards improving race relations and dialogue with police. meanwhile, during the nfl season opener, the broncos brandon marshall took a knee during the anthem. as for the game the broncos won last night super bowl rematch with the panthers, 21-20. and finally forget several cups of coffee in the morning, apparently all you need is one. baristas in australia claim they have come up with a coffee blend so strong it will keep you awake for 18 hours. >> yeah. >> it has 5,000 milligrams of
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caffeine, 12 types more than the daily recommended intake. and, yeah, they say they have four espresso shot, two different strengths of a cold drip and shots contain 80 times the amount of caffeine. >> that can't be healthy -- 18 hours in all of that. >> definitely for election night. >> what did you say. >> use it on election night. it's great. >> ship some to you. >> did you see this last night? serena williams out of the u.s. open. she was upset. she started the open smashing records. now facing defeat. t.j. is here. i think serena's loss even shocked her opponent last night. >> shocked her, her opponent. i'm mad. and you. serena williams is not the number one tennis player in the world. she lost the ranking by losing last night. she might still be the greatest athlete ever but she was not the best tennis player on the court
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last night. >> match point. serena must stare down. >> reporter: the tennis queen serena williams dethroned. after double faulting on match point at the u.s. open semifinal. >> karolina pliskova is headed to the u.s. open final as serena makes a quick exit. >> reporter: she's lost her chance at u.s. open glory and her number one ranking. even her opponent, karolina pliskova, was in shock at first. >> i don't believe it. she's a champion so it's never easy to play her. you saw it when she was down set and a break she's still fighting. >> reporter: williams was on top of the world recently named greatette athlete ever by nike, the proud owner of six championship tree physical and last night dressed for another win donning her self-proclaimed superhero sleeves. she came out strong. but pliskova quickly proved she has the serves and the returns of a champion. >> pliskova now in front.
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>> reporter: after losing the first set, williams limped her way into a second set tiebreaker. >> i have some serious left knee problems but you're thinking of other things when you should just be playing and thinking of your shots. >> reporter: pliskova ultimately won on that fatal double fault. >> i'm so excited to beat serena, so right now probably america hates me because i beat both sisters, williams. >> reporter: but no hard feelings from williams. >> i wasn't at 100% but i think she played well and deserved to win today. >> because she did deserve to win. >> it was my first u.s. open match ever. i had never been and i was so disappointed. i wanted that third match. i really wanted to see it. >> she's like i don't want you in that match. >> no, i'm not the bad luck charm. >> how about that weather, ginger. >> hot at the u.s. we're talking about flash flooding in southeast kansas be more rain where that came from. we'll get to your weather, but first -- >> reporter: hey are everybody
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are we have got a few sprinkles and showers that are heading off the coast on storm tracker 6 live double scan. might be a little guy right there, south of allentown. as we look outside, sun beginning to break into the picture at atlantic city, but it's not one of those days where you'll love the sun. it's going to be hot and muggy. 95 is the high, heat index values up around 100. heat index advisory up to 6:00 p.m. we do it again on saturday, but sunday gets it's a better. wish
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you, i'm gray hall. 7:23 friday september 9. let's get you to karen rogers with the "action news" traffic report. >> reporter: traffic was a nightmare all morning long him now we're in a lull, things are not too bad. we have an accident here, a truck ran into the guardrail. that cleared and traffic is moving better. we have an accident in southampton top township bucks county, bridge town pike at heron road. southbound traffic is jammed at cottman, 24 minute ride from woodhaven to the vine. summertime easy volume is gone. things are slowing here. a mile per hour accident at swedes road. and baltimore pike and mcfarland road. we have some restrictions there,
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gray. >> "action news" continues after the break. >> reporter: lots of clouds
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around this morning, warm and muggy on the terrace. take a look, 80 degrees if in philadelphia. dewpoints in the 70s. oppressive humidity. this afternoon high of 95. it will feel like 100. heat advisory in effect across the region until 6:00 p.m. could be a stray thundershower but most of you stay dry. tomorrow we do it all over again. another record-challenging high of 96 degrees. sunday, things get better, the humidity and the heat drop. >> thank you david. we're back in 30 minutes, i'm gray hall. stay tuned for "good morning
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with colgate enamel health mineral repair. everybody, hang on. this could get a little rough. >> wow, let's call this throwback friday. ben affleck in "armageddon" a mission to prevent an asteroid from hitting the earth and now there's something parallel to that happening. an effort about 150 years out. we're sebing up a rocket to try to intercept it and learn a lot more about life and will have more coming up. >> i'm sure ben appreciates we did that flashback friday for him. the east bracing for a late summer heat wave and potential record temperatures closing some schools as the midwest faces flash floods and british airways flight was diverted to boston after a drunk passenger became unruly. it was heading to orlando and the pilot radioed air traffic control. the passenger was removed without incident.
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and tim tebow, the man is back in the headlines. now, of course, we all know him as the star football player but now make a comeback on the baseball diamond which is not an easy thing to do and we are going to talk to one of the few men to play both sports well professionally. my man deion sanders -- >> prime time. >> he'll join us on the big board. >> i got to take an anchor privilege. 14 years ago just about this moment my daughter ellie was born. got to wish her happy birthday. i hope i got to her before she got on the bus. >> that's sweet, george. now i have to make a rough turn here because we have a murder case making headlines after a soccer mom was found dead, her double life running an escort service was revealed. now a jury is deciding the fate of the man who killed her. ryan smith has the latest. >> reporter: that jury now deliberating a week when they resume today determining whether lester jones killed paige birgfeld, her remains not found
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until years later. as we show tonight on "20/20," her secret life providing a blueprint to authorities as to who killed her. a single mom from colorado left home one day in 2007 and disappeared. even her young children, frantically searching for their mom. >> hey, mom, you are really, really mean. you said you would be back before dark and you haven't been back. >> reporter: the baby-sitter said it was completely out of character for the hands-on mother to abandon her kids. >> she always created costumes for the kids and she taught a dance class for little toddlers. everything was centered around the children. >> reporter: days later her car found set on fire. just two miles from where she lived. but no paige. months of searching for paige turned into years. until in 2012 her remains were found in this gulch of the colorado mountains.
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but who would want to hurt the 34-year-old mother of three? as police investigate, they find paige birgfeld was leading a secret double life. in the light of day selling pampered chef cookware from an office in this nondescript cluster of commercial office spaces. but after hours paige reveals to only a few close friends it was also a front for a pampering of a much different brand, a side business she was running named models inc. what did she do? >> bachelor parties. >> reporter: paige's double identity is still a touchy subject for those with whom she shared this dirty secret. as we found when talking to some of them the years she went missing. >> she was learning to give massages, you know, lots of people give massages. so i knew that was doing a little extra on the side but it fit perfectly. >> reporter: the little extra was that paige for the right price would perform those massages topless. in fact, she had this ad in the local paper calling herself carrie even posing a picture on
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a web sit called naughty night life. that side business some fear put her in harm's way. >> she had a call to meet somebody at her office. the building was closed. it was after hours. she'd see this white truck. she eventually closed her office, went downstairs to her car and as she was getting ready to leave, she sees this truck pull up. she just wanted out of there. the white pickup took off. >> reporter: was she shaken by this. >> she was extremely scared. she told me about it and she says, i've never been so scared in my life. >> reporter: paige had dozens of client, one of them lester jones, 55 years old was called in for questioning and heard paid for a $400 exotic massage a year earlier. >> what did you have on? >> nothing. >> what did she have on? nothing. >> we did not have sex.
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>> reporter: he made another appointment with paige the day before she went missing. she was worried jones figured out her true identity and sends carol on the call instead. >> what's your first impression when you walk in the door? >> fear? really? >> yeah. he's a very large overpowering person. >> what's the first thing he said to you? >> i want sex. i looked at him and i said, then you should probably call another escort service because it's not going to happen with me. >> carol says he seemed obsessed with paige. during 7 1/2 hours of questioning, jones cooperates fully letting them take his fingerprints, giving them his dna and handing over the keys to his truck. >> what are you driving right now. >> it's a white dodge pickup. >> white? >> uh-huh. >> reporter: a white pickup. could it be the same white pickup that frightened paige that night outside her office? now, jones pled not guilty to all the charges. his lawyers saying a number of
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her clients could have been her killer including one who is dead. the jury has been asking for jones' entire 7 1/2-hour interrogation and a conversation he had with police that could blow this case wide open depending on how they look at it. >> what about the evidence? >> that's the tough thing. there's no dna connection. not a lot of direct evidence to jones and that's why it's taken the jury so long to decide what's going to happen here, but when you have a highly circumstantial case it's hard to get a conviction. >> and if they have a verdict you'll have that tonight on "20/20" along with the whole story. get that at 9:00 answer followed by diane sawyer's interview with elizabeth vargas on her secret battle with alcoholism. >> we'll have more with diane and elizabeth later in our next hour. michael, what is coming up on the big board. >> you'll join me, we'll sit here and talk to these people at the big board about a new smartphone warning after this truck goes up in flames. the owner is saying his samsung battery exploded and now the faa is out with an alert. our insiders join us in two
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hey, rich, did you hear michael and tommy talking football? >> football. >> in the break. >> you trying to get some giant insight. get him back on the team. >> he's helping me out. give me the insight. >> all right. it is time for football and it's time for our big board. our team of insiders standing by live for more on this morning's top stories. dr. richard besser, good to have you back with us this half hour. his story is coming up but first let's start with that smartphone warning. a florida man's jeep engulfed in flames after he claims his samsung galaxy note 7 exploded just days after the tech giant issued a worldwide recall of the phone. samsung says they're investigating the incident, abc's steve ganyard joins us, steve, i want to read you something here. the federal aviation administration strongly advises passengers not to turn on or
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charge these devices on board aircraft and not to stow them in any checked baggage. and, steve, people want to know should they be allowed on the planes at all? >> i think it's going to be kind of hard to ban lithium ion batteries. we always want things that last longer and want things that are smaller so you rely on lithium ion batteries so hard to say you can't bring them on airplanes. i think what the faa does need to do, go back and look at the regulations on consumer lithium ion batteries and see if the safety standards but i think samsung, you know, they took a huge financial hit here and took a representational hit so i'm sure they'll spend a lot more time and effort to make sure their batteries are safe. >> steve, it's one of these on a plane and if it does explode what potentially could happen aboard an an airliner? >> they have the potential to bring a plane down and a fire in the cockpit or cabin is a pilot's worst nightmare. we've seen two 747s be brought
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down by lithium ion cargo holds. you could have one in the cabin as well. some drop their cells in the seat, recline, crush the cell phone which also starts a fire so you think about these, these could be serious but considering how much we relire on them for everything we do in our daily life i don't think they'll go away any time soon. >> just to hear you say, steve. >> i know, they can bring them down like that. >> scares everybody and now to -- thank you. now to a major report on the potentially life-saving drugs as statins. millions take daily criticized for certain side effects but now a new report says those risks have been dangerously exaggerated and dr. besser, you're here to talk to us about that. there are a lot of controversy around the statins so what does this report say? are they safe? >> well, you know, it's clear that statins can bring down cholesterol and reduce the chance someone will have a heart attack. some of the concerns are that in some people statins can increase
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the chance that they have diabetes, have muscle damage and foggy thinking so this report, they reviewed all the studies that have been done on statins and what they conclude, the side effects are overblown. they can occur very rarely but the benefits far outweigh that in terms of preventing heart attacks and a lot of people who could benefit from these who aren't taking them. >> how do you know if you should be taking them? >> clearly anyone who has had a heart attack who had heart disease, it's one group that's recommended. anyone at risk of high risk of heart disease. as you get older you're at higher risk, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, overweight, smoke, those are the people who are at risk. with any drug you're taking if you think you're having a side effect don't ignore that but don't just stop taking your drug. talk to your doctor and work it out. a lot say i don't like it. i'm just going to stop and that's risky to do. >> exactly. >> thank you. now to former heisman trophy
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winner tim tebow once a new york jet now a new york met. has a little ring to it. >> can't seem to get him out of new york. >> the organization announcing on twitter that they've signed the former qb to a minor league contract. joining us is the man who knows a thing or two about playing pro ball and football and excelling in both baseball and football. our good friend, deion "primetime" sanders. good to see you, deion. so -- >> good to see you, beautiful. i love you to life. >> look at that. you give me life. so talk about tim here a little bit. what do you think his chances are? >> well, i love it. let's not make the big idea of his age because there's often a lot of 30-year-old, 35-year-olds minor league ball players still trying to live out their dream and i like tim tebow. i like what he stands for and i really can't get over the fact that he's not on an nfl football
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team. maybe not quarterback, mr. strahan, i understand, but have you seen him lately? i'm sure he could play strong safety or outside linebacker but in the sport of baseball i'm all for tim tebow and if anybody can do it, he can and we should allow everyone to dream in this wonderful country that we live in. >> i agree 100% but you said not quarterback. he had a chance of playing another position. he said, no, i'm a quarterback so that was his decision. but one thing, we've seen a lot of athletes -- >> he didn't know he would be all the way off the team. >> yeah, maybe he would have relented. we sent a lot of athletes -- you made the transition, bo jackson. remember brian jordan made the transition but then michael jordan tried to play for the chicago white sox. that didn't work out so well. how difficult is it, that's my question. it looks easy. we'll say you're a great athlete. can do it in another easily. how easy is it? >> well, see, you are saying the word transition and it's really not that. michael jordan made a
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transition. brian jordan, myself and bo jackson, that's what we did throughout our whole childhood and just so happens when we get to a certain age as an adult, people start saying, what we can't do and that's the only life we knew. now michael jordan was dealing with something personally and he just wanted to escape the game of basketball and live out a dream playing baseball and that's what he did. tim tebow wants to be successful in sports. no matter what it is and i think he's found something that he feel like he can do. now, baseball is tremendously tough. you're trying to hit a 90 some-mile-an-hour baseball that curve, break, slides, does everything and you can fail seven out of ten times and still remain to be a superstar. i like his chances. i'm betting on this kid. i love him personally and i think if anybody can do it, he can. he's going to put the work in. he's going to put the effort in, and he's not going to quit. >> tell you what -- >> we're with you there. >> he played for the braves. i know you're a big braves fan.
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>> i'm a big deion fan and braves fan. terrific watching you and hear you talk. >> we love you primetime. thanks to deion "primetime" sanders, steve, thank you and dr. besser, thank you. that wraps up our big board. >> see him on nfl's "game day prime." you do a little something on sundays. >> fox. he's called my competition. in two minutes that incredible space journey. what the rocket is planning on bringing back and what it could tell us about life. about life. >> about -- a lot about life, robin.
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earth. you may hear more about this asteroid because it's headed our way. >> it's what we call a global killer. >> reporter: remember bruce willis trying to save the earth from an asteroid in "armageddon." >> you don't know how to fail. >> press it. >> reporter: well, now nasa is facing a real-life dark and potential asteroid. its name is bennu. 1600 feet of space rock and there's a chance it could one day hit earth. >> it could be catastrophic. i'm not sure it would end all life on earth but it would be a bad day. >> reporter: but that's 150 years off in the mean time -- >> liftoff of the osiris-rex. >> reporter: nasa is going for a visit with this probe launching last night to take samples from bennu which may help answer some of the very big questions about the origins of life. >> i was crying and i said, because we've just done something amazing. >> reporter: the probe won't make it to bennu for another two year, won't be back here on earth until 2023. now, this probe will never
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actually land on the asteroid like bruce willis did but touch it with its arm and there is a chance that bennu is going to hit us actually in 150 years is 1 in 3,000, which i think those are not really great odds. >> we should have sent bruce willis. we've already seen him do it. >> yeah. >> why not. all right, thank you, david. we appreciate that. coming up, "it" girl gigi hadid and tommy hilfiger are here live and lady gaga back and better than ever. the new music that has everyone talking. got to wait till you hear this. >> can we hear it? >> i can hear it. >> yeah. ♪ ♪ one smart choice leads to the next. ♪ the new 2017 ford fusion is here. it's the beauty of a well-made choice.
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>> good morning, i'm tamala edwards, 7:56 friday, september 9. let's head over to trojan take a look at to take a look at the traffic. she is starting on the vine. >> reporter: the we had an issue on the vine, but they exchange numbers and drove away. we are slow eastbound on the vine because of the accident on the the benjamin franklin parkway. the schuylkill expressway eastbound approaching montgomery drive. look how heavy traffic is. disabled vehicle ahead blocking the right lane and creating an extra slow go. we have a ambulance working its way through on the schuylkill expressway eastbound approaching montgomery drive. an accident in lower merion roberts road, montgomery avenue. one in upper moreland, police on
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the scene at byberry road. >> let's go over to sky6 live hd, a live look down the shore, david murphy yet another day if you're outside you'll be talking about the heat. >> reporter: hydrate today very important. there's a heat advisory in effect across the region. 81 degrees in philadelphia. 76 at the shore. this afternoon high of 95. it will feel like 100 at times in a lot of urban centers. challenging-record heat today. there's a spotty thunderstorm here and there, most of you will miss out on that. we'll do it again tomorrow high of 96. there can a thunderstorm at night on saturday or late in the day. sunday, the temperatures drops and the humidity drops and it gets better for eagles fans. >> a man and two teenage friends were shot while riding their bike in the hunting park section, police are trying to find out which was the intended
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target. they are all in stable condition. we're back in 30, now back to "g.m.a."
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. feeling the fallout, donald trump, hillary clinton under fire after that national security forum. both candidates blast each other. clinton going after trump for his praise of putin. >> it is scary. it is dangerous. >> trump on the attack over her e-mails. >> she's got to get her act together. >> new polls show the race tightening in those all important battleground states. ♪ fighting for her life. and her family. our friend elizabeth vargas raw and revealing about her battle with alcohol. >> because i didn't physically endanger my children doesn't mean i didn't devastate them or put them in danger emotionally or psychologically. >> how it hurt her marriage and her children. her message for millions of women facing their own challenges this morning. ♪ and she's the it girl your daughters idolize taking over
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runways around the world, now gigi hadid is teaming up with tommy hilfiger and they're here live to restyle your fall as we say -- >> it's fashion friday. >> good morning, america. >> fashion friday here on "gma." good morning, america. great to have tommy hilfiger and gigi hadid here and you're wearing a little tommy hilfiger. >> i'm no gigi hadid but i'm wearing a little tommy hilfiger and getting a sneak peek at their new york fashion layout. we have a purse. look at that purse. it's wired with technology. that could supposedly help curb your impulse buys. >> where do we buy that? >> men are impulsive shoppers too. >> you're so going to get it. >> that's right. let's get the morning rundown from amy. >> we'll get to this later but
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men are more compulsive at their shopping than women are, just so you know. >> thank you. >> george and i have learned never argue because we'll never win. >> smart, smart men. all right, good morning, everyone. the big story this morning, north korea has tested what appears to be its most powerful nuclear warhead yet and the announcement came on state tv and resulted in a 5.3 magnitude earthquake. the pentagon calls it a serious provocation and another flagrant of u.n. security council resolutions. security is tighter in paris after three women were arrested during an anti-terror raid. police have linked the women to a car found near notre dame cathedral packed with gas cylinders and say they were planning an imminent attack and at least one pledged allegiance to isis. major flooding in kansas. severe storms flattened trees and dumped as many as 10 inches of rain in the wichita area. many schools closed today as a result. the race for the white house
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is tightening and candidates are sharpening their attacks ahead of their first debate. hillary clinton and donald trump are trying to depict one another as unfit for the presidency. clinton took a few veiled shots at trump what is night as she addressed vogters at the national baptist convention but spent most of the day slamming him for praising vladimir putin. >> even taking the astonishing step of suggesting he prefers the russian president to our american president. it is scary. it is dangerous. >> reporter: trump seemed to favor russia again last night as he appeared on a moscow tv network telling larry king it is unlikely russia is trying to influence the u.s. election. earlier trump blasted clinton for her most recent response to questions about her e-mail scandal. >> every time she talks about the subject, it's different. she's got to get her act together. >> reporter: meanwhile, during a new interview clinton tried to explain why people sometimes see her as cold or unemotional saying she learned to control
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her emotions while competing against men at law school. a programming note, chelsea clinton will join the ladies of "the view" later this morning. and then george will have the latest on the race for the white house sunday on "this week." well, a sign of the times this morning that may not be so surprising to most parents. myself included. a new survey finds kids these days are at least 15 times more likely to be watching netflix or other streaming video services than they are to be playing outdoors. the average child and this is sad now spends just four to seven minutes per day playing outside. that is a wake-up call for parents. and finally, one little girl winning heart as cross the country while she was at the seattle mariners game, 3-year-old beatrix hart, oh, look at her, showing just how much she loves both baseball and, yeah, that's some blue cotton candy there. the ballpark's big screen caught her priceless reaction to a grand slam.
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she has quickly become a star on the internet. not shockingly her father says the ride home she was in a sugar coma, completely asleep. but she's adorable. >> adorable indeed. thanks for sharing. lara is still on the mend. sara, you're doing double duty. how is it going with "the view." >> i'm still invited back. i wish i do well enough to come back tomorrow. so far that's worked this week. >> thanks for helping us out. thanks for having me. take a listen to this. ♪ show you yeah at least now i know ♪ >> this dropped from lady gaga trending everywhere. her first single in three years which i didn't realize. >> yeah, it's been a while. >> it's called "perfect illusion." this is the first look we have had at the grammy winner's fifth studio album and do know one fun fact. take a look. she wrote all the lyrics for this track on her vintage typewriter. that is crazy. think about the whiteout and how you reverse it and pull it out.
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>> a little inveeven. >> electric. >> do you remember when you had to type papers on that. >> seems much more personal. >> he's not that old. i am. >> i remember the vintage typewriters. >> i might look young. i got a little age on me. >> it wasn't that long ago. you're making me feel old. wow. what a downer, george. in "pop news" -- >> both of you, just lay off george, all right. >> i should be happy. he said i'm younger than i am. thank you, george. >> vintage. come on. next up does tom hanks have a travel curse? we love him here but the chicago tribune with this list saying maybe you shouldn't travel with him. not that he's invited us but lost on a rocket in apollo 13, lost from civilization in "castaway." wilson. stranded at the terminal when it comes to silly, he finally catches a break as the hero pilot in "sully" which opens in theaters today. "captain phillips" don't get on
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a boat with him. >> i did a luncheon with the whole cast and asked him that and what was going on. he said, at least i get back live. i'm still alive afterwards because are saying, don't travel -- hey, i don't get killed. >> it takes him a while. only four years on the island with the volleyball. >> he doesn't tell you he's the only one that gets back alive. >> vintage typewriters. >> did you make that up. >> i did not make that up. >> you are allowed in pop to do that occasionally. >> i didn't know that. now i got one trivia question right. finally ben affleck has added another villain to his next batman movie. one of hollywood's biggest hunks. joe manganiello, the "magic mike" star takes the role of death stroke. affleck teasing the possibility and posting this video of batman's longtime nemesis fueling rumors about the possible casting, well, now all has been confirmed. sofia vergara's husband set to battle with the caped crusader.
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it's one of your -- >> my co-star in "magic mike." xxl. my boy voice went deeper -- >> i went to a scary movie and i heard you squeal at a higher pitch. >> that was personal. you weren't supposed to -- that was between you -- >> did you know who you were with? nothing is personal here. >> never again. >> never -- oh, shoot, that was my first and last time. oh. >> one more time. >> you're so good. >> one more time. i'll learn to keep a secret. >> you? no. >> it's not going to happen. ask my family. >> have fun on "the view." chelsea is coming by. >> i've never met her so this will be great. coming up here that powerful interview with elizabeth vargas, that fight for her life and her family after her battle with alcohol. come on back. "gma's morning menu" is brought to you by centrum mul multigummies. now available for men and women.
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our friend and colleague, elizabeth vargas, she loves being in the field reporting and we're back now with more of her powerful interview opening up to diane about her battle with alcohol and, amy, you have how it affected those closest to her. >> that's right, robin. in her memoir "between breaths" elizabeth vargas pains a very stark portrait as life as an alcoholic and as she tells diane sawyer, the secret double life which developed later in her professional career spilled into every aspect of her life including her most precious part, her family. a seasoned reporter, elizabeth vargas is the mother to two beautiful boys sam and zachary and ex-wife of musician mark
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kohn. she turned to wine for consolation, a secret she tried to hide from everyone including her family. >> i would stop on my way home from work, you know, and have a glass of wine or two at a bar and then -- >> alone. >> alone feeling really pathetic, you know, i would actual lew -- i would actually pretend to talk to somebody on my cell phone. >> oh, it's okay. oh, no, i'm just here waiting for you. no problem, take your time. i'll be -- you know, like this whole facade. >> reporter: eventually a couple of glasses became entire bottles of wine and her husband knew deepening the cracks that she said had already begun to develop in their marriage. >> and it made all the real problems we needed to discuss and work through frivolous in comparison. you know, what do you want to talk about? why don't you ask how my day is? why don't you support me more when why are you drinking two bottles of chardonnay every night? you know, i'm just gone and changed the narrative.
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in a pretty dramatic and destructive way. >> reporter: alcoholism is a blattle she shares with more than 30 million people and like so many, her family life became part of the wreckage of her drinking. >> did you ever endanger them? >> no. >> are you sure? >> i don't think so, no. i never drove under the influence. >> never? >> no. i don't own a car here but let me just say something because i didn't physically endanger my children doesn't mean i didn't deaf tate them or put them in danger emotionally or psychologically. >> so powerful. elizabeth there exposing the ripple effects of alcoholism. it didn't just affect her and her career, it affected everyone who loved her. robin. >> all right, thank you, amy. we'll bring in abc news senior medical contributor dr. jennifer ashton to talk more about that. you and i were both watching and in awe of the rawness and how
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powerful and just how proud we are that she's speaking up about this and with any disease, illness, it's not just the person, it's the family. >> right. and the analogy i often give, robin, when you throw a stone into the water and you watch those ripples, that's what any chronic disease especially a life-threatening illness like alcoholism does, it ripples out to the family, children, spouses, partners, friends, parents, siblings, co-workers and they're all affected. and i think when you -- when you ask about what to do about that, you know, yes, there's personal responsibility but this is an illness that can incapacitate and paralyze someone to save themselves so then the onus of responsibility falls to medical professionals. >> i was going to ask you, as a doctor, is there something that you can pick up? is there some screening? have you ever with a patient. >> absolutely and it's happened many times with my patients. so i think medical professionals
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we have an opportunity, we interact with patients, sometimes for something there's completely unrelated so how did i pick it up, by talking to my patients and not just with the alcohol screening questions, which are valid, but i'll say, tell me about your day, tell me about what you eat. tell me about what you drink. tell me how you sleep and actually the way i uncovered it with some of my patients when they said i can't sleep unless i have a few glasses of wine and that started the discussion so those health care encounters are really important. >> and having that discussion. both ways, so we talked a little bit, rich talked about this yesterday about alcoholism with women and what it stems from and the anxiety and elizabeth talks about that too and writes about it in her book. >> there's a lot of factors involved. societal pressures that women face, there's family history of alcoholism or substance abuse, maybe some hormonal issues, work, family balance. marriage issues, we don't understand what tips the scales and triggers this in women as much as we should.
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there's a lot of unknown questions there in gender but to be clear, robin, the stigma elizabeth is helping to bust here is so important, there's this misconception, what is an alcoholic look like? we learn in medical school the answer so that question, the alcoholic looks just like you, looks just like me and that's what people have to understand and there's hope and help out there. >> well, she is letting people know that they are not alone. >> 100%. >> especially women. >> so proud of her. >> thank you, jen. elizabeth's full story tonight part of a two-hour block of "20/20" starting here on abc at 9:00. the children of 9/1115 years later telling their stories. technology is useful. i just bought a book. and while i was telling you about the book, i downloaded a song. oh, and full disclosure, when we were just chatting about that song thing, someone arranged a date. guilty. the point is, life is digital. so, carmax, created a site where you can reserve a car online. come in when it's convenient, your car will be waiting.
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>> i wear number 33 because that's the age that my dad was killed at. when i'm wearing that number it's for him. >> reporter: children whose fathers were killed shortly before their birth. >> it's little things when i miss my dad the most like walking down the aisle, i think about that a lot. >> reporter: their stories featured in the new people entertainment weekly documentary "the children of 9/11: 15 years later." >> oftentimes your first feeling might be, oh, poor kid or what's their life like and it's true, they've had this incredible loss but i found these kids to be incredibly resilient. >> reporter: now teens "people" magazine has been following many of these 9/11 babies since birth. have you seen this recently? >> yes. >> which one is you? >> i'm right there. >> robin higley's dad was an insurance executive in the south tower and helped his co-workers get to safety. your father helped people live. >> yes, he did.
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he's a hero. he's my hero. i'm a daddy's little girl. >> reporter: what does that give you to know your dad is a hero. >> it gives me comfort. he died protecting others so it gives me a sense of relief because i know his death was not in vain. the world is in really bad shape with all the stuff going on and i feel like my generation is kind of the one that's going to change things. >> reporter: while she misses her father deeply, robin like many others struggles with mourning. >> i wish i could grieve. i was too young to grieve. i didn't know what was happening. i know i'm older and starting to realize it, i am now going through the grieving process. >> reporter: this group one nobody would ever choose to be in now her lifelong source of strength. you get happy when you look at this. >> i do. >> why? >> because it just reminds me that they've always been there for me and even though we were so literally. i'm standing right next to my best friends. >> you guys really support each
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other. >> we really do. they're like a family to me. >> reporter: for "good morning america," mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> that is powerful. >> really is. >> hard to believe grieving for a father you never met. >> the way s she said it so wel because they were -- you forget how young some of them were and it does take time. >> and it makes sense now they're going through the grieving process when they see other families and realize what they've lost. >> but that how she said together they are a family. it's going to be a very special bond. >> only they know what the other has been through. >> all these stories highlighted in this week's issue of "people" magazine and see the full documentary when it premieres september 13th. now outside to ginger. >> wow, so powerful. all watching with our jaws dropped. new york is still the place we celebrate. times square the place we still come together as we are this let's get a check closer to home. >> reporter: we had some earlier sprinkles they appear to be off
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the coast for the most part. heading outside we have cloud cover and sunny breaks, it's humid as you head outside. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows a high of 95. heat advisory in effect until 6:00 p.m. you have 100 on the heat index monitor in some urban centers, cool drinks. 96 tomorrow, late-day thunderstorm. a shower sunday morning, feeling much better in the afternoon. a great audience up here in times square. come on, people, give it up, all right. and we've got gigi hadid, tommy hilfiger, they're here and a little bit more so stay right there.
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>> good morning, i'm tamala edwards, it is 8:27 friday, september 9. let's see how the roads are looking with karen rogers. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tam, we look at the cameras, we found construction in new jersey, 70 westbound at springdale road an area that's busy anyway. we're seeing construction crews blocking the right lane. look how jammed traffic is this morning. near cherry hill, delays from fellowship road. construction creating a problem. 42, not too bad at all, ten minute ride from the ac expressway to 295. northeast extension near lansdale, 14 miles per hour crawling along because of a disabled truck blocking the right lane.
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another disabled truck on 422 eastbound near shavonrmen hammer boulevard. let's see how hot it will get. >> reporter: we have sun breaking through on the terrace. it's super muggy. this morning. this afternoon a heat advisory in effect. it expires at 6:00 p.m. until then we're going up to 95. heat index values up to 100 or so this afternoon. there could be a spotty thundershower today, but most of you stay dry. tomorrow, we do it again, 96 hot and humid, more thunderstorms likely tomorrow. on sunday there could be a shower, a breeze kicks in out of the northwest, the humidity drops, we get warm, but comfortable high of 86 degrees. sweating for the temple and union fans on saturday, better on sunday for the eagles fans.
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♪ ♪ hello friday >> you're looking at gigi hadid, tommy hilfiger and making the final tweaks before they debut their new fashion line just ahead. you'll see it here. you'll see it all here. >> and but before we get to that, we all have a to do list. you saw them working on the models and get it right, do this, do that. there's a new study showing something about to do lists and letting other people know you about your list to help you accomplish this thing. you remember this movie. sarah jessica parker's "i don't know how she does it." >> the list, emily's birthday party theme, pirates or pop stars. things to buy, paper towel, toothpaste. pork chops. jedd's birthday gift, play date
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for emily with that kid that bites. refill washer fluid. shouldn't that be on richard's list. who am i kidding. richard doesn't have a list. >> we all relate to that i know i can. "new york" magazine article says you should post it. you should put it up there. >> no, you should not. >> george, you get your list together. i want to see your list and i'll help you accomplish your list. i'm going to remind you. i'm going to encourage you. >> into thank you. >> just so you know. >> i do the list every morning but -- not post it for everybody to see. >> how about a chat with just your friends. would you do that. >> i don't think they care that much about it. >> i didn't want to say that but -- >> there's an app called complete. it's a community of your friends and get on and accomplish goals and they encourage each other and i'm wearing a fit. bit. >> have that at the office. >> ten producers who are on -- i'm wearing one of the
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producer's fitbit because she's in the challenge and i'm walking for her right now. but they -- when you look at it, she showed me and sara showed me and i'm going, man, you better start walking like you're behind. >> i could see how it would work with exercise. >> i'm going to get my grocery list done. i mean i don't know about competing about that. >> i'll e-mail and say did you get the eggs. >> i got my eggs. >> i don't know. >> so we're a little divided here. >> let's take a look at this photo. it's going viral. and there you see that man, he didn't know little luke there 20 months old. >> yeah. >> but he put him on his shoulder. luke was having a bad flight. his mom pregnant flying with him alone going crazy and this man came up, took him walking for 15 minutes up and down. the plane even took put him to sleep so the whole plane was happy about that. it's been shared i guess 93,000 times on facebook so far. a great story. >> adorable. >> who flew here? who took a flight here and you
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know how sometimes when you see a baby, can't we be a little more forgiving? we've all been there, you know, got to be -- >> the stress of a mom walking on a plane with a baby crying and you know they're cranky. it's the worst -- you feel like the worst person in the world and you can't do anything. >> she said her babe is normally very good. just having a bad day. >> ali has done that. where she takes the baby and it's great for her too. she misses having the baby. >> then she gets to give the babe back. >> always a good thing. >> the parents are anxious too. when you have kids you kind of understand how to be a little more patient. >> but look. >> that's a sweet picture. >> you know it's fashion week. all sorts of innovative things. we found something that is something we might want to do when we're going out shopping. a perfect way to save while you're walking the streets you might be tempted. i'll explain. check out this bag. we'll bring it out right now. it's called the ibag 2 which
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claims to help cure impulse spending. here it is right here. it's actually really heavy and this is going to be shown sunday night on fashion week. they're looking into making it for men, as well. apparently when you get near something you put in that is an impulse zone shopping area for you -- >> danger zone. >> danger zone, when you get close to it. it starts to buzz then it locks and you can't get your thursday open. you can't open your purse. so i -- i want to know where your -- like danger zone is. do you guys know where maybe you'd have to put the lock on. >> you know, i'm -- the checkout. are you like that. when i go to the checkout. i look around and i'm like -- things i don't need. >> mine is the desktop. it's just the buying online. that's what it is. >> lock your computer. if i get anywhere near woodbury common, the outlet mall there -- >> mine is pretty much anywhere. i have a problem. >> you are a shopper. >> i am. >> he really is. >> i have a problem. >> how much is that? >> well, see, here's the catch.
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it's $5,000. >> well, that's impulsive. you have to spend money to save money. apparently. >> not only that most women want more than one bag so have to buy multiples. >> $5,000. >> yes, but the technology i guess is just that. also it's a workout. this thing is heavy. >> okay, speaking of workout. speaking of workout are you ready for some football? [ cheers and applause ] nfl. well, you are going to need a young woman named ashton white from newton, alabama, she's a kicker on the football team there in her school. she is a kicker. look at her. ashton is joining us now. there she is. say, ashton, how are you doing this morning, good morning. >> i'm great. how are you? >> we're doing wonderful. so tell us wasn't it the football coach you? play soccer and there's not a soccer team at your school. and the football coach there
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said, heys you want to try out? how did that happen? >> well, he was just -- he wanted me to start a soccer team and we don't have a soccer team so he just said, you can be our kicker and we came out here and tried it and when he told the boys, they thought it was a joke but i came out one day and i kicked for them and they were really happy about it. >> yeah, they were. they said after you made field goal after field goal after field goal they said, yeah, she's our kicker. tell us what you did in the first game last week. how many point afters did you make? >> i went 6 for 7. >> 6 for 7. >> wow. >> all right! >> come on. [ applause ] yeah. come on, michael. it's all about -- >> i'll be honest. we could have used you. >> so what is your goal on the football team? what is it that you have set for yourself. don't post it for others to see.
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what is your goal you have for yourself? >> i just really want to help the team out. >> there you go. >> that's perfect. >> nice. [ applause ] >> oh. >> hey, ashton, ashton are you going to show us some of your stuff and kick one for us? >> of course. >> who is that with you right now? who is that? that's your brother, right. >> he's my brother so -- >> he's on the team. >> yes, ma'am. >> all right, no pressure. just america is watching, ashton. all right. here we go. >> so close. oh. >> all right. one more time. look at that. here you go. >> she just is warming up. >> great form she has. oh, she's not using to having those mikes on. >> whoo. way to go. >> i think --
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>> nice job there. >> it's the one job at practice, those guys don't stay out there. they don't bang into each other like everybody else does but once the game rolls around, you want to be a kicker for practice but during the game you don't want to be the kicker because all the pressure falls on you and we saw it -- we saw it last night in the game last might. >> i know. we did. ashton, you want to say how your teammates and how everybody, your school has rallied around you. do you feel the support out there, ashton? >> i definitely do and i have the coaches and my team to thank for it. >> well, you are proving why. because you know what, you are good at what you do. you have the right spirit and another game tonight? who are you playing? >> yes, ma'am. op. op. >> well, we wish you all the best, ashton. thanks so much and thank your brother too for coming out early this morning. now get to class. >> thank you. >> all right. >> good luck tonight. >> who knows.
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that could be the future in the nfl. you never know. >> she has the best attitude. >> i know, i know, i know. coming up here how about a little fashion friday for you. gigi hadid is here. wow! tommy hilfiger live. here they are live with a new look for the new season. yeah. man: i am a veteran, and my victory was finding the strength to be a champion. man: i am a veteran;
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oh, my goodness. we are back now. we call it fashion friday, the hottest faces in fashion, tommy hilfiger. >> hi. >> gigi hadid. they're bringing us an exclusive sneak peek at their brand-new collection that debuts tonight at new york fashion week. gigi, we cannot wait for this. >> thank you. i'm so excited. yeah, let's go, girls. do it. you know what to do. they're ready. >> do it. ♪ >> ooh. work it. ♪ makes a sound >> love it. ♪ >> whoo. ♪
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>> a belt. >> love it. ♪ whoo-hoo ♪ whoo-hoo >> are you ready for this? i love this. don't you, gigi? >> yeah. yeah. own it. yeah. >> wow. my, my, my, my, that is a look and thank you for letting us see it first here. so let me ask you here, tommy, you've known this family for so long. she is so hot. she's the it girl and to work with her and to have her really have an input, what does it mean for you in your line. >> well, she has an amazing sense of style. but at the same time as being a supermodel she's probably the most important social media star in the world.
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she has more followers and more fans across the globe than anyone else. she also has her feet on the ground. you know, they say a lot of models are this and that. this girl has a brain. >> thanks, tommy. >> she's polite. she's respectful. >> i'm going to cry. >> and you've known the family. >> yes. >> you know of what you speak so, gigi, when you look at this line -- it's a great blend of both of you. can i say that? it's a really great blend of both of you. what do you feel is really standing out as your style? >> i mean they're all very much my style and a lot of it was obviously looking at vintage tommy pieces that we love and bringing back certain things so it's a really great mix of kind of the classic east coast style tommy hilfiger and my west coast style but all of them are really me and, yeah. >> yeah, they really are you. tommy, so for people watching at home as well, it's the fall season. what are some things we should look for? give us some suggestions for the
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fall? >> i think you can update your wardrobe all the time. >> yeah. >> if you're a jean wearer, you could buy great top, sweaters, jackets, if you want a dress for work, we've got dresses in all different sizes and colors. we have something a little more glamorous as you can see. >> i see that. >> for holiday parties, evenings but we really dr. covered everything across the gamut in casual lifestyle and in all sizes, you can find them in america at macy's store, tommy hilfiger stores, so we're very proud of what we've done. >> and you should be. >> she is now a designer. >> yes, she is and we have some future designers here in the audience, as well and some bloggers from f. ifshgs t. so we'll get a question from a fashion design student from f.i.t., brianna. brianna, there you are. you have a question for gigi? >> as a woman and a model, what's most important to you when designing clothes? >> well, i always say that i feel the most beautiful when i
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feel comfortable because i feel like if i'm fidgeting with stuff then i always am second-guessing it so i just wanted to make a collection that i want to wear all the time. it's definitely comfortable. you're never going to feel out of place in it so, yeah. >> i know you're giving me the wrap but these are great students. i got to get one more. advertising student from f.i.t., screen that. what's your question. >> hi, tommy. would you say your line is inclusive for all body types? >> my line is inclusive for all body types and we also make men's wear and children's wear so not just women's wear but we really believe we are a democratic brand. we want to reach all types of people all over. >> yeah, and you do that. >> all sizes and shapes. >> i'm proof of that. and because i'm wearing a tommy hilfiger from last season. it's always timeless. always timeless. >> go to the show tonight. >> you could be on the runway. >> gigi said i can do the show
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tonight. bless you. she really is as kind as you said, tommy. let's go over to ginger. ginger. >> i feel like we stocked our audiences with models. let's check closer to home. >> reporter: all right, guys, we have storm tracker 6 live double scan showing us showers off the coast at this point. as we take a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, it's humid right now it's going to be steamy later today and tomorrow mid 90s, better on sunday. espn. you guys hosting miss america 2017. >> yes, yes. i had to think again, wait, what year is it? >> coming up this weekend in atlantic city, great judges, how do you keep it fresh eighth year in, mr. harrison. >> right, well, the women do that. they have the hard work and these 52 talented women that are going to compete sunday night live on abc, you know, they carry the show and sage and i
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are going to be there hosting and our job is just to spotlight them, make them the stars of it and it's live tv so you never know what could happen. we have some -- mark cuban, and -- >> live tv and we'll hear more but we have to go. how about you read that. >> 9:00 eastern time right here on -- help me. >> all: (vo) we went to hollywood to ask if america's favorites - burgers, tacos and chili could taste just as great made with turkey. thousands stepped into the jennie-o tasting booth to find out. with just one bite, they knew. now it's your turn to make the switch. was mr. bonejanglesny expecting the perfect
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♪ ♪ ♪ what's with them? oh, those two? they're always fighting for attention. there's more to a legendary city than its legends. plan your legendary stay at visitphilly.com we have a wonderful audience, rachel, so sorry we didn't have time to get to your question. i know you had a great one but what a great audience we've had here. >> we have an incredible audience up here and three people i want to call out. is there a dr. greg armstrong here and casey richardson and amy love. >> where are they. >> don't just wave. come on over here with us. come on over here. how are you doing, doc. >> thank you, michael.
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good to be here. >> nice to see you. >> good morning. >> now, these three, they thought they were just guests. they didn't know they were going to do this but you three work at one of my favorite places on earth, st. jude's children's research hospital and it is an incredible place, incredible kids and this is a herogram. we're going to honor people who do great things in a special way and we had a chance to sit down and talk to some people very special to you and you're very special to them. let's take a look. ♪ >> i love st. jude's because they care about me. >> i love st. jude's because we have so much fun there. >> i love st. jude because they help me and all the children at st. jude. >> my st. jude hero is dr. armstrong. he's really nice and he's funny and he's just really kind. >> my st. jude hero is miss amy
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because she's fun and helps me learn music. she taught me the darth vader theme song on the guitar. >> my hero is miss casey because she's nice. she's smart. she has fun activities for me. she makes my schoolwork fun even when i'm feeling bad. >> thank you, dr. armstrong. >> thank you, miss amy. >> thank you, miss casey. >> all: thank you, st. jude's. great kids. >> wonderful kids. and we want to say -- ah. we want to say thank you, as well. those three little tikes were here yesterday. i had a chance to meet them. just such warriors in that. when you see that, when you hear the impact that you have had in their live, just what goes through your mind, doctor? >> it's a privilege to take care of them. you walk into a room and when you talk with the family and tell them their child has cancer the whole world stops but the
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people that walk through the world with them and look at them and say we're going to walk this with you is great. >> i've been involved with stock market for a long time and the impact they have on you but you're has to help them. we have a herogram for you actually and we'll bring this herogram out. to celebrate you. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> thanks, guys. >> so we want to celebrate you and we want to celebrate everybody out there helping at st. jude's and hospitals around the world that help kids and thank you. you really are amazing in our hearts and prayers are always with you and thank you for what you did. >> what you mean to them and their families, priceless so just thank you. a small token of our appreciation. >> absolutely. >> everybody, stay right there.
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>> reporter: there's a big accident on 295 northbound past 130 near bordentown, new jersey. you're traveling 3 miles per hour at times because of the accident scene. check out the backup, i mean you're literally watching cars, they are hardly moving, right. this is 295 northbound jammed from 156 to 195. a miewj -- huge accident at route 130. disabled tractor-trailer coming into us, mlk drive at the benjamin franklin parkway blocking a lane up ahead and creating problems there, tam. >> now, let's go out to david murphy a little unbearable today, but just a a couple of days to hold onto. >> reporter: just a few more days, take a look we're at
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83 degrees, anne boy i'm losing the suit jacket. 95 is the high, it will feel like 100. a heat advisory expires at 6:00 p.m. could be a shower or thundershower. most of you stay dry. hot and humid tomorrow, 965 late day or evening thunderstorm better chance tomorrow. any morning showers end quickly and the sun comes back the humidity drops and temperatures go down and we're back in the 80s on sunday. we're staying on top of the heat for "action news" at noon, philadelphia public and archdiocesan schools will be closing early because of the heat. we have team coverage on this steamy september day. "live with kelly" is up next. i'm tamala edwards. try to stay cool.
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