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good morning, america. terror attack at two churches. at least 40 killed and more than 100 injured by isis suicide bombers targeting holy places on palm sunday. surveillance footage capturing the moment one detonates his vest outside this church gate. another setting off explosives as a choir sings. now churches and temples around the world on high alert on the holiest week of the year. president trump's high stakes test. threat threatening the u.s. by russia saying we crossed a red line. the white house faces its own internal battle. two of the top president's aides clash. is a big shake-up coming? the dramatic takedown caught on tape. a police officer throwing a
sorority girl to the ground leaving the 22-year-old bruised with a concussion. did the officer use excessive force? why police say the video does not tell the whole story. ♪ 24 carat magic in the air and magic at the masters. >> sergio garcia is your champion. >> sergio garcia taking home his first major win. 18 years in the making. the missed putt that almost cost him the title. the high pressure sudden death playoff leading to the moment he's finally earned that coveted green jacket. he saw all of the cup with that one. oh, but it was worth the wait. so happy for sergio garcia. >> you know, this is a guy that joined tour back in 1999. i'm pretty sure when he joined he was hoping for this moment. an exciting playoff and even
justin rose, another great golfer he beat was happy for him. >> it was a real class act, 74th time the charm for sergio. a lot of big political stories. rex tillerson heading to moscow for meetings that promise to be tense after the u.s. strike on key russian ally syria. and new supreme court justice neil gorsuch sworn in today after that bruising nomination battle in the senate. at the white house chief of staff priebreince priebus tryin broker peace between steve bannon and jared kushner. the president wants it settled. first we want to get to deadly terror attacks targeting two christian churches at the start of holy week. isis claiming responsibility for the attacks in egypt that killed at least 44 people, injured more than 100. brian ross is here with the latest. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the palm sunday terror attacks in egypt are raising fears this morning of what could be next from isis at the beginning of a week of great religious significance around the world as
jews mark passover and christians prepare for the holy week of easter. ♪ the choir was singing when the bomb went off. the cameras in the church knocked out but the sounds of chaos and screaming could still be heard. isis was quick to claim responsibility for the two suicide attacks on christian cop pick churches in egypt. more than 40 worshippers were killed and at least 100 more wounded. surveillance shows the bomber at the second church in alexandria as he first tried to enter the church gate without going through the metal detectors. as the guard points him back he detonates his suicide bomb vest. leaders around the world deplored the palm sunday attacks with pope francis at the vatican asking god to convert the hearts of those who spread terror, violence and death. >> so in the wake of thursday's strike -- >> reporter: in the u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson told george on "this week" that
defeating isis remains america's foremost goal in syria. >> as you know our priority is first the defeat of isis, remove them from access to the caliphate because that's where the threat to the 48d and to so many other homelands of our coalition partners is emanating from. >> reporter: in sweden in the after math of the friday truck attack in a stockholm shopping district that killed five there are reports that the suspect now under arrest had been under investigation for possible ties to extremist groups including isis. and in oslo, norway, this morning after a police robot was brought in to detonate a possible terror bomb, authorities are trying to determine if there is an isis connection to the alleged bombmaker. a 17-year-old russian who was seeking asylum. law enforcement authorities this morning are paying close attention to what isis had to say after the egypt attack, that more bloody attacks are coming targeting what they called the crusaders, christians from the
west. >> so, police here in the u.s. extra vigilant. >> indeed. >> more fallout from u.s. air strikes in syria. the base hit by america's cruise missiles is up and running and assad is bombing the region again as russia and iran says the u.s. crossed red line answer, quote, will respond with force to any further u.s. attacks. alex marquardt is covering it from beirut. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, george. that's right. assad regime very quick to show what little damage had been done to that base in the u.s. while continuing to hold bombings on rebel areas and assad and his friends warning they will not allow the united states to be the only superpower in the world. a defiant message this weekend from the assad regime. new images of syria's russian made fighter jets taking off on the al sharyat air base less than 24 hours after the u.s. navy pounded it with 59 tomahawk cruise missiles.
a joint warning from russia, iran and hezbollah saying the u.s. crossed red lines and from now on we will respond to anyone including america if it attacks syria. satellite imagery revealing the extent of the strike which included destroying around 20 planes but not the base's runway. the airfield quickly back up and running amid reports of continued bombing on rebel areas including that town where tuesday's chemical weapons attack took place. president trump ordered the targeted strike late thursday to punish the syrian regime for allegedly using a nerve agent that killed more than 80 people. secretary of state rex tillerson who will visit moscow this week on sunday questioned russia's complicity in the chemical attack. >> i hope that russia is thinking carefully about its continued alliance with bashar al assad because every time one of these horrific attacks occurs it draws russia closer into some level of responsibility. >> reporter: now questions about
the administration's actual syria policy after the president long argued that isis was the main priority. u.n. ambassador nikki haley now talking about regime change. >> in no way do we see peace in that area with assad as the head of the syrian government and we have to make sure that we're pushing that process. >> reporter: so high stakes for tillerson's visit to russia this week where he will meet with his counterpart. unclear whether he will be meeting with russian president vladimir putin. russia warning that this u.s. strike has already taken the abysmal u.s./russia relationship to a new low, robin. >> alex, thank you. the u.s. facing tensions with north korea sending an aircraft carrier strike led by the "uss carl vinson" toward the peninsula. the carrier is over a thousand feet long, has more than 60 aircraft and let's bring in martha raddatz. let's listen to what national security adviser h.r. mcmaster had to say about the deployment of the carrier strike group.
>> north korea has been engaged with -- in a pattern of provocative behavior. this is a rogue regime that is now a nuclear capable regime and president xi jinping and president trump agreed that is unacceptable. what must happen is the denuclearization of the korean peninsula. >> it does seem to send a strong signal. >> reporter: it does. that carrier was originally headed for australia but this was seen as a prudent move given that north korea is about to test another nuclear weapon and it continues to make advances in its long-range missile program. this shouldn't be read that the u.s. is about to make a preemptive strike on those missiles but this does send the message to kim jong-un. and the timing is especially relevant given the action we just took in syria and the fact that china's president was just in those meetings with president trump where they both agreed that north korea's behavior has to change, robin. >> let's turn back to syria for a moment because we heard the secretary of state talking with george over the weekend and he
pretty much said it's up to the people of syria to decide the fate of their president, president assad but then you have nikki haley seeming to take a more forceful stance and said we have to make sure we see a leader who will protect his people and assad is not it. bit of a mixed signal. >> reporter: you know, i think these statements seem to send different signals and yet i don't think you can parse the words of this administration in the same way as previous administrations or you can assume at this early point they have an overall strategic policy there but in this case i would listen to rex tillerson who seems to be saying again that getting assad out is not the priority here and if you look closely at haley's comments she's not saying getting him out is the responsibility of the u.s. they want to push him but rather what the administration wants to see happen, robin. >> good points as always, thank you, martha. >> tillerson clear on no change in military strategy right now in syria. we're going to get the latest on that power struggle inside the
white house. top strategist steve bannon has clashed with jared kushner. a political battle that's irritated the president and ordered them to bury the hatchet and cecilia vega here with the details. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: work it out is the order from the president after a week of working on diplomacy abroad he is now home trying to broker a peace deal between two of his top aides. president trump landing back at the white house and right there with him, chief strategyist steve bannon. the show of a united front comes after days of west wing tumult. bannon and jared kushner feuding over a growing ideological divide. bannon's nationalist views clashing with the kushner, it got so bad bannon reportedly told kushner you're a democrat. and in the middle of it all, president trump, sources tell abc news the president intervened telling his two aides to, quote, work it out. >> a lot of people close to trump are concerned that he
does -- hasn't been able to lay claim to a major accomplishment yet and some people are pointing fingers about why that's the case. >> reporter: after that mar-a-lago summit with china's leader, chief of staff reince priebus organized a face-to-face meeting between bannon and kushner. the drama falling on the heels of bannon losing his seat on the national security council. and overhaul approved by the president and endorsed by kushner. sources tell abc news bannon was so angered he threatened to resign but bannon called that claim absurd. the president's national security adviser also denying reports that bannon was demoted. >> this is not as significant as it appears and steve bannon provides the president with advice on a broad range of issues and will continue to do so. >> reporter: note that meeting between the two, we are told by source, was an attempt to smooth things over and start to move forward on the president's agenda. that's not the only drama happening in the trump white house. there could be another shake-up to come. much speculation about the
president's chief of staff in that's right, reince priebus. thanks. let's bring in john avlon with more. look at the three personalities. reince priebus, establishment republican, jared kushner is a democrat, before this year. steve bannon the alt-right populist. this is more than a personality clash and represent three different visions for the trump presidency. >> and three different political strains at war with each other philosophically and bleeds over to the personality. the big picture, you know well, dumbest thing you can do in politics is get into fight with the family. it's never going to win so you have the alt-right furious at donald trump for contradicting some campaign promises and bannon under a lot of attack. jared kushner representing what he calls the new york democrats, what bannon calls the new york democrats and reince priebus trying to hold it all together from the senate. >> one of your correspondents point out steve bannon could be in trouble outside the tent which is why he wants them to work it out. rex tillerson, heading to moscow tomorrow morning.
key meeting right here as russia is now saying the united states crossing red lines but i was struck when i spoke with the secretary of state how much tougher he is being on russia, much tougher than we've seen from president trump. >> one sign of just the corrects inside the trump camp. but the fact that he called out trump for trying to -- called out russia for trying to meddle in elections and europe and by implication they did it here is a direct contradiction of what trump as been saying about putin and russia up to this point. much more hawkish line someone seen close to putin in the past. >> "saturday night live" back taking on the politics. let's take a look. >> i just had an amazing week. i met with leaders from china, egypt and jordan. gorsuch was confirmed. the media is saying nice things and no one is talking about russia. wow, what a difference just 59 tomahawk missiles can make. >> the big question is what is
the lingering political fallout and what lessons does the president take from this. >> that's what is so unclear. no clear follow-through strategy beyond the one attack made, that strategic strike. satire sometimes cuts to the heart of the truth. the president had a good week in terms of the pageantry of the presidency saw him with foreign leaders and take decisive action after that horrific clip of chemical weapons but now what is the follow-through and sustained lessons he takes, tbd. >> thanks so much. now to the supreme court. judge neil gorsuch being sworn in this morning and abc's mary bruce has more on that. good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning, robin. it has taken more than 14 months of bitter partisan fighting to get to this day. but this morning, neil gorsuch will become the 113th person to serve on the supreme court. he'll be sworn in in two separate ceremonies first privately here at the court and laettner a public ceremony at the white house. gorsuch now fills that conservative seat left vacant by the death of justice scalia restoring balance back to the supreme court. robin. >> it does, thank you.
amy has the morning's other top stories starting with a dramatic scene on a flight. >> that's right. the video of it was posted on social media showing a man being forcibly removed from a united airlines flight in chicago. the flight was overbooked and the airline reportedly asked for four passengers to voluntarily take another flight. he refused saying he was a doctor and needed to see patients in the morning and you can see that united then took matters into their own hands. a shoot-out with police played out also on social media. a suspect opened fire on officers in covina while streaming it on facebook live. witnesses say he was taunting deputies to shoot him. he barricaded himself in a neighbor's home before surrendering and thankfully no one was injured. a second victim of saturday's shooting at the equinox gym has now died. the gunman was a personal trainer fired from the gym and then came back to shoot his former bosses. and finally a lesson one
gambler learned the very hard way. a man put $50 in a slot machine at the hard rock in ft. lauderdale. he said, hey, to his friend, why don't you just push that button and take a spin for luck. she hit the $100,000 jackpot and all of a sudden this might be shocking to you guys. they weren't friends anymore. he did not get a dime because house rules say the person who presses the button or pulls the arm of the slot machine is the one who actually gets the winnings. reportedly she offered to give him something but then things got really -- >> half? >> no and things got nasty and now they're not talking. >> yikes. >> i guess i don't blame them. >> it was his $50. >> we weren't that good of friends. that's why i could do it. thank you, amy. now to that dramatic moment at the masters with sergio garcia taking home his first major title at 37 and t.j. holmes, you got all the latest details. >> hey, stra, we got to
remember, this guy was the european tiger woods when he came on the scene as a golf phenom as a teenager. we didn't think it would take 20 years until his major victory count got up to one. >> after so many years, once and for all for sergio. >> reporter: golf's most famous bridesmaid finally became the bride. >> sergio. >> reporter: sergio garcia first joined the tour in 1999. but 18 years later at the age of 37 he was still hunting for his very first pga major win gaining a reputation as a man who gets very, very close but no cigar. as the field at augusta win noted down to sergio and justin rose a nervousness swept through the crowd. was the spaniard on course to blow it again after missing this putt down the final stretch at 16. 17.
and on 18 to win it. >> no. >> he hung it out. >> a sudden death playoff ensued. but when rose sent his drive straight into the magnolias, garcia sat squarely in the driver's seat to win that green jacket. >> after so many years once and for all for sergio. >> reporter: sergio fiancee angela rushed to greet him set to marry in july. many credit the 31-year-old with helping sergio's determination. >> ah. >> working his whole life to win a major. gets engaged, going to get married, boom, he's a winner. >> i didn't know where you were going with that. >> that simple, guys. >> really? i was a little worried. >> i saw that look on your face. >> where are you going? >> got to go quickly to rob marciano. >> so happy for sergio. beautiful day in augusta. not so muchnorthern iowa, nebras well, big time hail and severe weather threat for chicago and
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adams gives it back. >> welcome back to "gma." that's russell westbrook scoring the winning buzzer beating. what a great shot that was and if that's not enough, not only was it a great shot, the oklahoma city thunder star, robin, broke a major record for most triple-doubles in a season beating oscar robertson's record. westbrook with 42 triple-doubles so far this season. that is double digits in baskets, rebounds and assists. >> but to do it in that dramatic fashion. >> incredible player and fortunate enough to know him. a good guy. >> he is. >> congrats. also right now a live look at the supreme court. judge neil gorsuch being sworn in this morning taking the court back to full capacity for the first time in more than a year. he is filling the late justice antonin scalia's seat.
and this moment has a lot of people smiling. two former presidents, bill clinton and george h.w. bush getting together there in houston. clinton bringing a colorful gift. those socks that he loves so much. including green ones with dogs that you can see in this picture tweeted out by president clinton who said the two caught up about their kids, about their grandkid, old times, new times and socks. >> yeah, former adversaries now best of friends. >> good to see. now to a nationwide manhunt for a man from wisconsin. churches and schools on alert across that state this morning as police search for an armed and dangerous man who sent an angry manifesto to president trump. adrienne bankert is on the scene with the latest. good morning, adrienne. >> reporter: good morning to you too, george. we've spoken with janesville police and more federal agents should be arriving sometime this week. jakubowski has been on the run since tuesday and authorities now have more than 400 tips that will hopefully lead to his capture. this morning, the search for a man hell bent on violence.
>> revolution. it's time for change. >> reporter: his rage penned in a 161-page manifesto addressed to the white house. expressing murderous outrage towards the government and police as well as anti-religious sentiments. >> game time. >> reporter: more than 150 federal, state and local officers now on a nationwide manhunt for joseph jakubowski shown mailing that manifesto. authorities say the 32-year-old is armed and dangerous after allegedly robbing a wisconsin gun store last week. according to police, jakubowski reportedly broke into armageddon supplies tuesday at 8:40 p.m. these surveillance images appear to show the suspect stealing 16 high-end firearms including two assault rifles possibly some gun silencers, 30 minutes later police say jakubowski set his own car on fire leaving it abandoned nearby. officials telling us that he also has a bulletproof vest and
helmet as part of a plan for a brutal attack. >> there he is. you'll never forget this face. ever. >> reporter: the man filming that video -- >> y'all have no idea what's about to happen. >> reporter: questioned by police. >> we know who was with him. it was an associate and we have interviewed him and he's been very cooperative with the authorizes. >> reporter: on this holy week churches in the area keeping their doors open and keeping the faith. >> we have to make sure that we're looking out for our neighbors, our brothers and our sisters. >> reporter: and jakubowski also spoke of some type of school shooting. a lot of schools canceling classes last friday. many of those schools are out this week for spring break, though police still say to stay vigilant but not operate in fear and if anyone sees him to call 911. george. >> okay, adrienne. thanks very much. let's talk to brad garrett. and, brad, take us behind the scenes on the fbi's strategy. >> the real key so locate him. they don't know where he is. it's now been a week since he
burglarized the gun shop. where can he be? you look in logical places. where does he have a history? i'm concerned about the fact he mentions churches and schools. what is his history in those two areas. >> do you assume he's till in the state. >> his whole history is in the state. he has a multiple page rap sheet mainly misdemeanors in the immediate area where the burglary occurred so i'm going to guess that but you know, we don't know. he burned his car. he said basically i'm going to take you all on and look out >> that's the question. was he looking to attack let's say a school or church or something like that or to sort of barricade himself and go down in a blaze of fire? >> it's hard to say. now it's been a week. you would think if he was going to act he would have done it by now. so we'll have to see. yes, it could be come to me i'm going to take you on. >> he's got to know there's no way he's geting away in the end. >> george, when you write a manifesto and make a video like he made, you are to the end. this is going to be my hurrah is going out whatever happens with
a shoot yoit with the police, et cetera. >> scary situation, brad garrett, thanks very much. >> very scary. coming up, that takedown that has a lot of people talking, the college student thrown to the ground by a police officer. what happened just moments before. we'll talk about that. come on back. moms know their kids need love, encouragement and milk. with 8 grams of natural protein, and 8 other nutrients to provide balanced nutrition. moms know kids grow strong when they milk life.
we're back with that confrontation between a colorado police officer claiming he followed standard procedure and a college student. the takedown sparking backlash this morning but the police department standing by that officer. abc's linsey davis is here with all those details for us. good morning. >> good morning, robin. the takedown captured is pretty startling but police say what's also relevant is what happened before it which we don't see on this nine-second video clip that's now been viewed hundreds of thousands of times. this morning, colorado police are investigating this video and what critics are claiming is an excessive use of force.
22-year-old michaela surat slammed to the ground face first by a ft. collins police officer. it was posted online this weekend and vent viral viewed nearly 500,000 times in 4 hours. its caption, two words, seems excessive but police say it doesn't tell the whole story and were called to the scene to break up a fight between surat's boyfriend and another man and while they were talking to witnesses surat who is 5'9" and weighs 115 pounds shoulder checked a bouncer and one of the officers while trying to reach her boyfriend. he used a standard arrest control but her family disagrees saying the college junior and sorority sister suffered several bruises, a concussion and skin contusion. her family's attorney says we find the response attributed to law enforcement that is a standard procedure if true disturbing at best. critics say it is just the late nest a corps husband of videos
showing what they believe is excessive force like this one from 2015 where an officer was put on administrative leave after throwing a 15-year-old girl in texas to the ground and sitting on her after neighbors complained she and her friends didn't have permission to be at a community pool. >> get that out of here. >> reporter: this video from 2014 showing a 15-year-old girl riding her bike being thrown against a car and tossed to the ground after she tried to ride away from them. >> you can only use the amount of force required to get this subject under control, so you could easily see an investigation is showing that this was over the top, a little excessive. >> reporter: surat has been charged with third degree assault and obstructing an officer now out on bond. the cell phone video does not give the context of the full event and that after the investigation is closed, they will release the officer's body camera video which they say recorded the entire incident. robin. >> waiting to see that.
okay, linsey, we'll bring in dan abrams. there are a lot of things we don't know. what are the key questions here. >> the first one is what did happen right before the incident. the authorizes are right that that is incredibly relevant in assessing this. typically what you want to ask is was it reasonable and necessary to take this sort of action? and typically that would mean someone is trying to escape, someone posed a threat to society, someone poses a threat to the officers. those are the issues but with all of that in mind, it's still i think a bit of an uphill battle for the officer just by looking at the nine-second clip but they're absolutely right we cannot make a judgment until we've seen what happened before. >> exactly. and we saw in linsey's piece this has happened before. a lot of the reaction has been to this particular woman's size. does that have anything to do with it. >> it is relevant, all right. but the fact that she is a college student female shouldn't
be as important as her size. so if this was a black man of the same size, i hope that we would be having the exact same discussions about this because it's the same standard which is did this person pose a threat to the officers? and the size matters because if someone is incredibly large and is in some way form resisting that can make it harder to get that person in control and as a result tackling someone could be the appropriate measure. >> you do a show, a cop show where you do ride-alongs. have you seen anything like this. >> i have seen tackles like this. we do the show on a&e where we watch in realtime the officer does what they do and the times i've seen the officers use that maneuver has been either when someone is trying to escape and they're chasing the person down, they then tackle them or i have seen one instance where someone was actively and vociferously resisting. i've never seen one of them
happen where someone is just sort of putting up her arm and -- my guess is, look, she was probably mouthing off, right and who knows if that's the case but if she was, that's not enough. right? it's not enough. what is interesting is it is possible that both she committed the crime that they talk about, remember they talk about her being charged with a crime. assault for this on the police officer, possible she's both guilty of that and that the officer overreacted. again, i'm not saying she's guilty because you could say it is against the law for her to do that and yet that still doesn't justify the officer taking that action. >> as linsey said we'll see the body camera. >> that's going to be critical. >> it will answer a lot of questions. thanks very much. michael. >> thank you, robin. coming up on our big board, new concerns about bounce houses after two break down with kids inside. one flying right into traffic. we'll talk about that. we'll find out why some of the nfl stars could be in hot water over an arm wrestling contest. we'll come back in two minutes and ryan smith will join us for
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be totally prevented by the use of a better staking. some manufacturers use a camping stake. something like this to tether the inflatables down because there's no regulation and they're trying to be kind to their customer by making it easy. we think we should err on making it kind to children becausing a large 30-inch or 40-inch stake on some of the larger inflatables. >> another serious danger is deflation. these bouncy houses deflate and another danger when you have kids inside. there is a new warning feature you're trying to make happen that you're going to show us what you're pushing to see if we can have some -- what do you have. >> let me show you. well, these inflatables are all at least a couple hundred pounds so you can imagine when they deflate a lot of viable on our children and can cause suffocation. they can get entrapped in the vinyl. here is a typical blower system that's always running. and so when the blower goes off,
we can have a disaster. here we have a watchdog device. this hooks up to the blower system so in the event a circuit breaker pops or the cords came unplugged or a common sent accident is children one might run around to the back thinking it's funny and turn the inflatable off. with this, we have a siren that will warn everyone it's time to exit the inflatable safely. so, parents are really concerned about how much cake and pizza. not really paying attention to inflatables like they should. the watchdog gives us a little more peace of mind because it's a failsafe device? that's great. any more suggestions for families, because, you know, the weather is getting nicer. people are going outside. these carnivals and parties what are your suggestions to families? >> well, i think the takeaway is really three things we can do as parents or those that host a party is, one, make sure the stakes are the longer stakes and that the kids are not going into
the inflatable when the winds are above 15 miles per hour or the weather looks nasty. the second thing is to have somebody that's in charge of the inflatable. many of these units are dropped off and we really need to have somebody like a lifeguard to the inflatable watching it making sure there's not too many children in it and the third thing would be the watchdog device even with an operator on board they can't always hear that the blower is running. if we use all three we'll have a real safe summer. >> very good tips, thank you, brian. very good. i'll never go to another bouncy house party without that. >> those stakes and alarm. >> thank you, brian. next up, time for you, ryan. some of the nfl's biggest stars, could they be in water over an arm wrestling competition that took place at a vegas casino over the weekend. 32 current and former players reportedly participated in the event and, ryan, what's going on here? a lot of people saying why is the nfl investigating. >> because the nfl has a rule that players can't do
promotional activities in casinos. this was the pro football arm wrestling championships at the mgm grand. why do these guys do this? come on, guys. but here's the deal. they did this event, winner gets 100 grand. half the upon goes to charity. the charity was related to the players association, so sounds all great, right but the nfl says you can't do these kinds of activities and found out just last week. one representative said had we known we might have told them it's possibly in direct violation of the nfl's gambling policy. even though they weren't gambling per se and machines were shut off and takes cleared you can't do something on a casino grounds. >> maybe the guys knew and that's why they didn't ask. >> you should see -- he was -- deaf night side eyes over here. nfl ever run up against anything like this. >> back in 2015, tony romo had a fantasy football convention and had it at a convention center, not even at a casino that was owned by a casino and the nfl
shut it down by basically sending out a letter saying you'll face fine, possible suspension, romo had to cancel. it ended up being a lawsuit. the nfl -- it got dismissed but they take it seriously. >> i get that. a lot of guys love vegas. no secret that players love to go to vegas, especially during the off-season. now you have a team moving to vegas so how will they enforce this? are they going to be able to enforce this. >> i think the nfl is at a crossroads. when they move the team to vegas roger goodell said we didn't have cho change our gambling policy to go to vegas. vegas is a gambling mechanic kachlt you do promotional activities. >> michael don't know any of this. >> i'm just saying you do promotional -- you might do -- >> no. >> look at him. >> i don't know -- ? i'm protecting him. >> he's staying out. they'll have to try to figure 0 this out. they can't have a team there and not work it out.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. a high stakes test for the president. russia threatening america saying it crossed red lines. tensio high with them. cracking the health care code. the doctor making headlines for saying the system has been hijacked. sky rocketing costs, how you can take control when it comes to your care. surprise split. janet jackson and her husband separating just three months after the birth of their son. ballroom secrets. we're behind the scenes before one of the biggest nights of the season. the stars about to perform their most emotional year dances and ginger is right there with them all. >> thank you so much. >> mr. tender right here. >> wow.
messing up my reputation. >> from nick the bachelor to mr. t., it's all ahead this morning as they say -- >> good morning, america. ♪ i wanna dance with somebody [ cheers and applause ] wow. good morning, good morning, america. on this very happy monday and i just returned from my happy place, key west. happiness. i'm trying to keep it. i'm trying to keep it. >> you have found the answer. >> i have. >> did you know an engineer from google runs a google dream factory and found the algorhythm for happiness. >> i have two words for you, key west. >> somebody who's happy because she loves this dancing stuff, ginger zee is in l.a. she's getting the scoop on
tonight's big "dancing with the stars" show. she's taking us behind the scenes and apparently mr. t. has a soft side. i had no idea. >> i like that. >> he's doing all right. we have a question for you. what do you think 18 million retweets will get you? i know, it's a very broad question. stay tuned for "pop news." we have the answer. [ applause ] >> nicely done. >> we have a whole lot coming up. the morning rundown from amy. good morning, guys. we begin with new security precautions this morning as the holiest week of the year for christians and jews gets under way. the security concerns follow two bombings at christian churches in egypt sunday that left 44 people dead and more than 120 injured. isis has claimed responsibility and is vowing to carry out more attacks. egypt has now declared a three-month state of emergency. tensions in the middle east are rising as the united states faces a new round of criticism and threats following the missile strike in syria. secretary of state rex tillerson
heads to moscow tomorrow after russia and iran accuse the u.s. of, quote, kroetsing red lines. they say they will respond with force if syria is attacked again. tillerson insists the u.s. military strategy in syria has not changed but u.n. ambassador nikki haley said a political solution is impossible as long as bashar al assad is in power. the u.s. also putting on a show of force in the pacific moving an aircraft carrier to the sea of japan in response to the growing threat posed by north korea's nuclear program. all of this comes as president trump's deputy national security adviser leaves her post in another white house staffing change. well, the governor of alabama is facing new calls to resign as his impeachment hearings begin today. governor robert bentley accused of using state resources to hide an affair with his aide. his wife turned over tapes and now they're calling for him to resign. a mom caused a crash that
killed her own daughter and was texting behind the wheel when she hit a utility pole ejecting her daughter from the car. she has been sentenced to 200 days in jail and four years probation. in business news, gas prices are rising once again, up nine cents in recent days they're now 33 cents higher than this time st missile strike in syria last week is one reason why. finally an unexpected passenger joined those on board an international flight. a woman who was just seven months pregnant went into labor 42,0 42,000 feet in the air. several passengers joined the flight crew in helping her deliver her baby girl. they were taken to the hospital when they landed. they're both doing just fine. what a little sweetie and everything was all okay which is pretty incredible. she was just 28 weeks pregnant so she didn't think she was close to going into labor. thank goodness everybody is healthy. >> little baby's face. >> little baby. >> i know, amy, thank you so much. you teased us with "pop news."
come on, bring it, lara spencer, bring it. >> i will bring it, robin roberts but first happy news. good morning, everybody. good morning to you, great audience here and a lot of stars would like to learn a little something from bradley cooper's silver linings playbook to figure out how it was that he and his supermodel girlfriend managed to keep the birth of their baby secret in this day and age. the couple of over two years had their baby two weeks ago according to "people" magazine, still no word on the sex of the baby but this is the first child for both bradley and irina and we say congratulations. >> congratulations. [ cheers and applause ] well done if they were able to keep it private for themselves. >> when i heard the news i was like, wow, i had no idea. >> two weeks in the social media age. very happy for them. now, robin, we get to the burning question. what will a young man do for his chicken nuggets. carter wilkerson, carter, carter, carter, of reno posted a very simple question to wendy's,
the fast food company. how many retweets for a year of free chicken nuggets? wendy wrote back simply 18 million to which carter replied consider it done and the #nugs for carter was born. so nuggs for carter. breaking bad actor aaron paul posting it's good to have dreams. amazon agreeing live your best life, carter. united airlines, guys, even offered carter a free flight to any city in the world that has a wendy's in he reaches the magic number of 18 million. >> you know where he is right now. >> carter is at 2.29 million retweets. >> almost 3 million. >> 15 more to go. let's go, people. help him get his nuggets. nuggs for carter. >> he must love the nuggets.
>> nuggs for carter. finally, it's monday. you know -- >> yes, it is. >> these guys know just how you feel. these cockatoos are just trying to get back in the groove. with a little elvis. they're just trying to work it out. when one of them decides to let it rip. ♪ he's stealing my dance moves. i just had to share that with you. the video has already racked up 6 million views. happy monday. welcome back, robin roberts. [ cheers and applause ] >> carter retweets that he'll get a lot closer. >> yes, that's not a bad idea. well done, george. >> great "pop news." way to wake us up on a monday. >> thanks, michael. everybody, when we come back we'll talk about janet jackson's surprising split from her husband. just three months after giving birth. we'll be right back. right now at kohl's home sale
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we are back now and caught us in a commercial break as you see here. >> she's chatting away. >> that's one word for it. >> back with the bombshell from janet jackson. the legendary singer revealing she and her husband were separating and jesse palmer is here with all the details. good morning, jesse. >> good morning, michael. wissa first wed in 2012 in a secret ceremony and just welcomed their first child three months ago but now the couple has decided to split.
♪ this morning, janet jackson. taking control of her life once again. confirming to abc news that she is currently separated from her husband of almost five years, billionaire qatari businessman wissam al mana. >> reports state that janet and wissam grew apart during her pregnancy that he became controlling during that period and it's something she couldn't conform to. >> reporter: the split coming three months after the 50-year-old gave birth to their 3-month-old son eissa. this after the pop superstar re-emerged in 2015 releasing her first new album since 2008. ♪ shake the room >> my husband and i are planning our family. some i'm going to have to delay the tour. >> reporter: announcing a new world tour she abruptly canceled with a video on facebook.
focusing on her personal life. >> please if you can try and understand that it's important i do this now. i have to rest up, doctor's orders. >> reporter: the youngest sister of the jackson clan has been married two times before, first to singer james debarge then to backup dancer renee elizondo. this morning questions still remain if al mana and jackson will reconcile or if this really is the end. >> there are reports stating it was an applicable split and that they will be co-parenting and happily moving forward with their lives. >> and no word yet on whether janet will return to touring. you will remember last year she postponed her performances when she announced she was getting ready to tart a family. >> thank you. when we come back, ginger has the behind-the-scenes secrets from tonight's big "dancing with the stars" show. [ cheers and applause ]
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loves this place, been there many times, been a long winter, might be upset that winter is over. being playful taking the old cub out and whatever toys he can find as three storms roll into the west coast, not as strong as the storm last week, but more rainfall and mountain snow expected there. that's a check of what's going on nationally. here's the local forecast. >> reporter: no storms on the east coast, rob, we've got nothing, but dry conditions on storm tracker 6 live double scan. plenty of sunshine up over the horizon and temperatures are beginning to climb out of the 40s into the low 50s in spots. man, are we going to zoom the rest of the morning and afternoon. today's high, 81. tomorrow, record territory high of 84. that will tie the old record set back in the 1800s. back to 72 wednesday, after a morning shower, into the 60s starting thursday.
rob met your in-laws front row and center. >> couldn't wait to see you. >> i know. my new friends from arizona and florida. right there. >> that's great. when i come back from vacation it's all zen. sky rocketing health care cost, bills so many face. a doctor and award winning "the new york times" reporter is breaking down the 3 trillion with a "t." trillion dollar health care system calling it dysfunctional in her new book "an american sickness" and linzie janis is here. >> reporter: elisabeth rosenthal says we're paying more than ever and it's time for patients to rise up's demand affordable care. we met one woman forced to do just that. on christmas day 2013, a
normally healthy wanda wickhiezer ended up in the er after a series of headaches and vomiting. a blood vessel in her brain burst and treatment required a medevac and 15 days in the hospital. but she says the worst pain came later. >> the billers starting coming in. you would open them and it was just like unbelievable. i mean the helicopter was $50 you,000. >> reporter: after the death of her husband she lost her health insurance and while working part time to raise two kids she couldn't afford insurance. so she went without. the cost to save her life on christmas day, nearly $500,000. >> i cried a lot. i couldn't pay all these bills and they kept saying, well, you have to. >> reporter: author elisabeth rosenthal says extraordinary costs like this are proof american health care has been
hijacked. >> you're both a patient to the good guys and an atm machine to the bad guys. >> reporter: but she says medical professionals aren't the only ones to blame. >> patients don't speak up. don't assert their needs. patients have been complacent. >> reporter: what can patients start doing right away. >> every patient should know you have power. you have control. don't just write a check. >> reporter: before any treatment ask how much it will cost. if x-rays or blood tests are required demand your doctor use in-network facilities. ask for an itemized bill. if they're too high, negotiate. wanda's fight for contest exorbitant medical bills took more than two years but thanks to her persistence and health care advocates fighting alongside her she reached an undisclosed settlement with the providers. >> i just wanted to pay what was fair. >> reporter: when it comes to
negotiating medical bills rosenthal says do your homework on what is a fair cost by using health care bluebook. when negotiating it is important to write letters, don't just call. you need a paper trail. she's written some templates for protest letters on our website. you can check out all those resources at goodmorningamerica.com. >> paper trail is key. we're joined by our senior medical contributor dr. jen ashton. you have a very busy practice. how much power does a patient have. >> more than they think. but sadly still not enough. because the reality is the world of medical billing is literally like a foreign language. so patients are going to be unfamiliar with that. and sadly most doctors are not really going to be making those final billing decisions and there's a host of other problems to name a few, of course, patients don't ask enough questions so an inspired enlightened educated patient is always ideal.
doctors sadly don't have a lot of the financial answers. and, again, the care we give to patients without insurance drives up the cost in part for everyone else so this is a very complex situation. >> so break down the larger costs for us. >> if you look at the pie chart with that $3 trillion budget take a look at these numbers. let's start with doctor bills that according to this book represent 25% of our budget. you have to ask if you have insurance, how much will this count towards my deductible? if you're paying out of pocket you are entitled to those numbers before you step foot in that doctor's office but don't ask the person making your appointment. ask for the billing manager or the practice administrator. then if you go to hospital bills, 45% of our annual budget, the key thing in the book, you want to ask if you have someone in the hospital, are they admitted under observation which is different than being admitted fully. hospitals can keep you for two nights three days under observation. you count as an outpatient if you're under observation which
can cost more and you may be responsible for those fees. so that's important. then if you go down to drugs and devices, 15% of our budget, again, with drugs, ask your doctor when they're writing that prescription is a generic okay. sometimes the answer will be yes. sometimes no and shop around. pharmacy to pharmacy. that is so important. my mom got her statin filled there was almost a $300 difference between pharmacies less than five minute as part. tests, you know, we are -- love to order diagnostic tests, this represents about 15% of our annual budget. you want to ask your doctor, what is she going to do with the results of that test before they order it. don't just do a test because you can. >> what else should be considered? i know some are thinking, wait a minute. i see where some hospital ceos and insurance ceos are making million dollar salaries here. >> that's right and, look, you know, people -- we have a big problem here in our health care system obviously. patients need to step up as we've heard in this book which i
think is an excellent book but so do doctors. in medical school we are taught literally nothing about the finances of health care. so we need to educate ourselves, not just about health care but about the finances and lastly, we have i think one of the best health care systems in the world. but it needs resuscitation. we have brilliant doctors but we need help. >> that's a good point. thanks very much. "an american sickness" is available tomorrow. coming up, ginger taking us behind the scenes before tomorrow's big dance.
>> good morning i'm tamala edwards, 8:27 monday, april 10. let's head over to karen rogers starting on the boulevard. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, we have a couple of disabled vehicles one on the boulevard at ridge avenue the only-ramp blocking the left lane northbound heading toward broad street. watch for a slow go there. southbound jammed in the usual spots approaching the schuylkill expressway. that disabled vehicle not helping any. we had a disabled vehicle on the express way approaching belmont westbound traffic heading toward gladwyn. the vehicle just cleared, but heavy jammed on the schuylkill expressway approaching the boulevard to gladwyn. eastbound is heavy to belmont. you see the 41 minute ride. chopper 6 hd over the scene some headaches this morning we have problems around the area because
of the closures of spring garden westbound at pennsylvania avenue. we have a lane blocked on the benjamin franklin parkway, two lanes in front of the art museum another one blocked kelly drive inbound. this is phase one. >> we'll enjoy the draft and not think about the traffic. let's go over to david murphy and talk about the morning. >> reporter: it's pretty nice, tam. i won't need the jacket much longer. we're up in the 40s, points milder south of philadelphia. this afternoon well gee up -- go up to 81 for the high. passover starts at sundown. record territory tomorrow, 84, that will tie the old record set back in 1887. wednesday morning there could be a shower, but in the afternoon sun returns, high of 72. it's back in the 60s, thursday, friday, saturday. thank you, david. time to go back from "g.m.a." what did you learn from engineering that might make you
♪ we are family from the houston livestock show and rodeo -- >> all: good morning, america. ♪ we are family [ applause ] welcome back to "gma" and good morning to the houston livestock show and rodeo. i used to go when i was in college. boots and a hat, george. i was deep in it, man. i was all up in that livestock show and rodeo. great time for everybody. we have a great studio audience, thanks for coming in and kicking off the week with us. [ applause ] and i'm going to bring up the first topic. tonight is the first night of passover. easter is on sunday. a lot of families will get together this weekend for the holidays to have dinner, of
course. but let me ask everyone a question, how many people here sat at the kids' table when you were growing up? >> oh, sure. >> well, that brings us to this next question. how do -- when do kids gad wait from the kids' table? >> in my case, never. >> never? >> oh. >> i love sitting with the kids but i think when they can sort of handle it. when they're able to handle the adult conversation or they want to. when they want to sit with us. >> somebody -- >> early. let them be part. >> i agree. >> for the one conversation. >> blessing of the meal and as long as they can make it. >> someone wrote into "architectural digest" and asked that and you are kind of right about it and suggested some are better behaved than adults. they said some people are 40 and don't know how to act and you can have a 4-year-old that knows how to act.
why not divide the tables and mixing it up over the holidays. maybe age, shared interests. somebody may love politic, george. >> i haven't thought of it that way. if you have to have more than one table mix it up all the way. >> take that aunt and uncle who fight every year, separate them. split them up. >> yep. >> they just suggested doing that to keep these meals interesting year after year and if your kid is old enough like you said to handle the conversation, let them in. you can help your kid actually expand and grow a little bit. >> we had kids like we have here, the cheerleaders that have been entertaining us on the commercial break. they can be at any table. [ cheers and applause ]ave some. >> yeah. >> found your mini-me. >> she said that was me with that. >> you with the bun. what's the most memorable year? someone asked that what was your most memorable year and put it to dance, how challenging that
would be. we see that on "dancing with the stars" and remember when our sweet ginger did that. how beautiful it was. well, she went behind the scenes at rehearsals and good morning, ginger, getting up bright and early. >> how are you? west coast "gma" always rocks. >> how are things in the ballroom? >> it's just as great as ever. actually better i would say. there are ten couples left. the freshness of the competition has now worn off so now it's the good part. you just add that emotion of dancing a story about yourself and this is a monday night that might even bring mr. t. to tears. it is sunday, dress rehearsal day at "dancing with the stars." look, i'm back on the dance floor. but it's not my most memorable week. it's theirs. sasha, simone, we got them all. ♪ are you starting to be able to be past the point about thinking
about dancing and feeling it. >> i get more nervous on sundays for blocking. you're seeing it for the first time and lights. >> yeah. >> sunday is the worst day. i said that when i came here. dress rehearsal day your least or favorite day? >> i think it's the most nerve-racking part of the whole process. >> i'm ginger again. >> i know. i watch you on tv doing the weather. you did this. >> dance is new to everybody who comes to this show but this one, you have to let your guard down. >> just the guy who beat people up even though i love beating people up sometimes, i don't have no problem with this but this dance shows my rank, i can be smooth, i can be warm. >> hope you enjoyed the dress rehearsal. i think it's going to be an outstanding show. >> that it is. i love this part of the competition because you finally see something different in their eyes, really every single person i talked to i think it's when the biggest growth starts because they all tart to break a little bit and reality sets in and then you really get vulnerable and emotion.
it's pretty cool, guys. i can't wait to see tonight? we always enjoy that. mr. t. kind of alluded to it, a chance for them to be able to show a different side than what the public may think, ginger. >> yeah, because many of them are performers so they play characters and sing, dance, do all of these things, this is the first time they're playing themselves and especially in this dance because it's for their mother like mr. t. is doing or it's for their children like nancy nankerrigan. >> mr. t. is honoring his mom. what about some of the other dances? can you give us any sneak peeks. >> nick obviously has had a pretty raucous year with "the bachelor" and everything leading up to it so he is honoring vanessa and his whole time on "the bachelor." a big group date. >> that's funny. >> r for a rumba it makes a lot of sense. and then we had, you know, simone, wouldn't tell me exactly. sounds like hers is extremely
emotional. maybe a story none of us have ever heard before. secrets come out and i think we all have found in that you're only as strong as your secrets and allowing people to get to know you so i think tonight is a night where you get to know those stars that you love and you love to see dance better than you ever have before. >> i imagine about at this point you saw up close you get a sense of what the relationship between each of the stars and their pros is like, as well. >> yes, and the honeymoon is over. i remember this time. i remember it so clearly. i would be looking at val and going, i don't know. it's like any relationship, you know, the first part is very exciting and there's all this energy and then it really settles in and you have to find a true groove with each other and i see that in some of them and others you can see they said this week was a difficult week and -- >> you're a veteran of the ballroom. what is your advice for these stars who i'm sure are up early to watch you? >> oh, yes, they're all awake.
i told them and i told almost every single one but many of those that i talked to, nick, nancy, allowing this part of them to come out in their face. i think, you know, their bodies, they're starting to dance and learn how to really dance, their pros are teaching them. they're amazing but allowing yourself to feel it and go et that emotion out is where they're going to win the competition. >> you into he had to be a coach. you are so insightful. it's fascinating. >> let me say this and we've said this, ginger, you were beautiful the season that you participated and the change that we saw in you since that time, your growth. you were already terrific to begin with so help me understand what this experience is like and how it does change you. >> and i don't think it matters how old you are. i don't think if you're a 16-year-old, laurie hernandez or mr. t. and you had a whole life, it does change you and every single person that does the show says that because it challenges you, it strips you down. we're experts at things that we do. i study the atmosphere and feel
very confident. allowing yourself to take a step and do something you're not comfortable with brings you to a first low place then you have to -- you find something in yourself you never even knew. at least that's what happened to me in we're still on team ze. i remember the pears we had. >> i'll just pretend the dance floor is mine. >> givenchy -- before we go, who do you think is the front-runner. >> normani looks like a professional dancer. heather is outstanding. the guys will have to push through. rashad is nice -- nice to look at -- i meant nice to dance. >> oh. >> oh, yeah. it sounded how you said it. >> that too. >> hey, ginger, thank you. have fun out there in the ballroom. >> thanks, guys. >> see "dancing with the stars" tonight at 8:00, 7:00 central right here on abc. coming up we're announcing the
welcome to new york city. let's see what's going on around the country. look at the beautiful bloom. all the rain to spark gorgeous wildflowers, we have warm june-like air coming into the east side of the country. that's a check on the spring-like weather forecast. here's the local forecast. >> reporter: yeah, rob warm today and warm tomorrow. nothing son storm tracker 6 live double scan we're dry, 81 is the high in philadelphia under the sun him tomorrow, 84 which would tie a record high if we hit it. it's back to the 70s on wednesday after morning showers. the rest of the guys. >> what? >> back to you, george. >> all right, what. >> he found his answer to happiness. that new book that aims to crack the code called "solve for happy" and written by the engineer who runs google's dream
factory. mo gawdat was inspired by tragedy to find joy and talked about what he learned with nick watt. ♪ i'm happy ♪ clap along if you feel >> reporter: pharrell sings about it and kids just exude it. are you happy? >> all: yes. >> reporter: kid, why can't we all be like that? meet a man with a mission to make it so. >> i'm dedicating six months of my life completely to this mission of making 10 million people happy. >> reporter: yep, he wants to make 10 million of us happy. seriously. mo gawdat has taken sabbatical from his free thinking gig at googlex, just wrote this book inspired by the loss of his teenage son ali. >> there is nothing i can do to change this. but i could turn that thought in my head and make myself miserable. >> reporter: he chose to be happy, a choice he says we all have. >> happiness is always there inside. children are the happiest. >> reporter: what is the number one thing you think you would
need when you're a grown-up for you to be happy? >> family. >> why are you happy. >> i'm happy because i get to play with my friends. >> some grown-ups are grumpy. do you agree in yes. >> reporter: he spent 12 years decoding happiness using his engineering techny know-how and an actual formula. a real equation. >> happiness can follow a very simple equation. every time you've ever felt happy in your life it was a moment when you felt that life was meeting your expectations. >> reporter: rule number one to make that happy. don't sweat the small stuff. >> you know what, life is okay. >> reporter: for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, st. joseph elementary mountain view, california. >> that i got to read that book. >> i got to read it too. counts more people to add to the 10 million. >> you can always adjust your expectations. >> when you're able to choose happiness. sometimes i have a said that and people say, oh, because of clinical things or whatever. but if you are all things
considered you can choose happiness. >> yep. >> and this is what he's talking about. >> the book "solve for happy" is out right now. going to switch gears. very cool story. a treasure hunt if you will that was sparked from space. astronaut gordon cooper took pictures of hidden treasure in the caribbean while he was orbiting the earth. he literally saw it from space. he created a map and now the hunt is on to find that loot. david wright has the story. amazing. >> reporter: it's a quest that began half a century ago with one of nasa's original astronauts. >> you look good here. >> reporter: colonel gordon cooper, gordo for sure. the real purpose of his first mission launched seven months after the cuban missile crisis was top secret. >> man, all i do is take picture, picture, pictures. >> reporter: he was in some sort of nasa spy mission basically. >> exactly. i think he had a special d.o.d. mission to try to identify nuclear threats.
>> but while up there he spotted other objects of interest. >> exactly. he made the treasure map from space. >> reporter: cooper mapped out dark anomalies in the wears known as the bermuda triangle. >> in shallow reefs and deduced i know what that is. those are ship wrecks. >> reporter: he died before he could find any of these shipwrecks. but he did share his research with one man, darryl micklos and now he's following it from space? these are the actual documents right here. >> reporter: discovery cameras documents the journey. >> this one wreck site which is well over $500 million just one. >> found anything yet? >> i can tell you we're working really hard. >> right there. >> what do you think he would make of where you are now. >> this is for gordon to finish something he started which was incredible. >> for "good morning america," david wright, abc news, new
we are back now with the billboard music award nominations. fall out boys' pete wentz and julia michaels, singer/songwriter are here with us and you're both -- you know about this and did a collaboration with wiz khalifa about uma thurman. must be fun to mix up sometimes like that. >> we're more influenced from things outside our genre than people think. shoutout, wiz. >> mr. khalifa himself. your debut single "issues" hit
the top ten moving up the billboard now and you co-wrote "sorry" with justin bieber. that's pretty big. that's really big. [ applause ] i sang your song in the shower quite a bit. you know what, you think maybe some of your work could be in on some of these nominees today. >> i hope so. >> you hope so. well, i'm hoping for you, as well. you know what, we won't hold back and let you get started. you'll tart with the top female artist category. all yours. >> absolutely. your top female artist nominees are -- adele, beyonce, ariana grande, rihanna, sia, your top female artist nominees. [ applause ] >> and the nominees for top male artist are --
justin bieber. drake. future. shawn mendes and the weeknd. these are your nominees for top male artist. >> and the nominees for top hot the chainsmokers featuring halsey, closer. the chain smokers don't let me down. drake, "one dance." justin timberlake "can't stop the feeling." twenty one pilots "heathens." your nominees for top hot 100 song. >> and the nominees for top billboard 200 album are -- beyosemite "lemonade." drake, "views," rihanna "anti." blurry face and weeknd with
"starboy." >> and your nominees for top artist are -- adele. beyonce. justin bieber. the chainsmokers. drake. >> ariana grande. shawn mendes. rihanna. twenty one pilots and the weeknd. these are your top artist nominees. [ applause ] >> well done. well done. kind of hard reading those names. it's kind of hard. drake leads so far on nominees with four. what do you think of the nominees overall so far? >> i mean, it's going to be tough. tough competition. >> yeah. >> a lot of heavy hitters. we are not done yet. all right.
brand-new trophy and that's the billboard awards on sunday, may 21st at 8:00 p.m. eastern, 5:00 pacific right here on abc. thank you guys for watching. robin robert, welcome back, baby. >> thank you. >> good morning i'm tamala edwards, 8:56 a.m., monday, april 10. let's go to karen rogers ending on the tacony-palmyra bridge. >> reporter: the tacony-palmyra
finished a bridge opening for a northbound ship. expect one at the busheling ton bristol bridge -- burlington bristol bridge at 10:00 a.m. we have a slow go on vine approaching the schuylkill expressway. on the schuylkill expressway we had a disabled vehicle, it was a 41 minute westbound, before, now we're down to 32 minutes. eastbound between the blue route and belmont construction will block a lane any minute. that's on the schuylkill expressway. this is phase one of the nfl draft restrictions that went into place this morning and they will stay in place until may 7th. >> we'll do what we can to get through it. one thing we'll do is roll down the window and enjoy the beautiful sunshine, david
murphy. >> reporter: temperatures are starting to improve, up to 55 degrees in philadelphia. and in the 60s to the south. the exclusive accuweather the er seven-day forecast we continue to rise in the afternoon when we hit an afternoon high of 81. sunny skies most of the day. tomorrow, 84 which would tie the old record back in 1887. 72 on wednesday, back in the 60s starting thursday. >> coming up on "action news" at noon, the the latest on a developing story a couple severely injured in a hit-and-run in philadelphia. police are talking to the man who they think was behind the wheel. "live with kelly" is up next on 6abc. get out there and enjoy a great monday! #
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