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good morning, america. breaking news as we come on the air. the russian defense ministry claiming the leader of isis may be dead. the man responsible for the deaths of thousands. possibly killed in a russian air strike. what we're learning overnight. also this morning major reversal. president trump's big announcement about cuba now just hours away and the new fallout over his twitter tirade calling the russia investigation a witch-hunt led by bad people and still tweeting about hillary clinton months after the election. and a new twist this morning, reports that the business dealings of jared kushner are now being investigated by the special counsel. medical mystery. new revelations that the american student held captive in north korea now has extreme brain damage. his doctors calling it
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unresponsive wakefulness. >> he shows no signs of understanding language. >> his family as you can imagine upset and furious as they share this new footage showing their son playing with north korean children just before he was detained. and coming together, republicans and democrats taking the field as one overnight. praying and playing that charity baseball game after the shooting rampage targeting congressmen. one of the hero officers throwing out that first pitch. and the latest on representative steve scalise's condition this morning. good morning, america. happy friday. >> we made it. >> it's great to have david. >> start now with you guys. >> great to have david with us. i know you were in d.c. shortly after the shooting rampage and saw a sign of unity.
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>> so many lawmakers told us they hope this is a turning point in the country that we bring down the temperature of the rhetoric. you can see them praying, both democrats and republicans kneeling on that field just a day after the shooting and that was quite a moment, robin. >> it certainly was. >> almost 25,000 people were at the game. a record crowd. the most we've ever seen, 25,000 showing their support and unity. the fans holding up these signs saying scalise strong and one family. that is awesome. >> the president also had a message for the crowd. we'll have much more on that ahead. first to the breaking news this morning, the russian defense ministry saying they may have killed isis leader abu bakr al baghdadi. our chief investigative correspondent brian ross has the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the claim came this morning if an official statement from the russian defense ministry say they may have killed the isis leader in an air strike about two weeks ago. this morning the u.s. military says it cannot confirm the claim but if true it would certainly be a major victory against isis.
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abu bakr al baghdadi's brutal reign only began three years ago but in that time as the founder of isis, he became the face of evil to the civilized world. >> history will regard baghdadi as a blood thirsty tyrant. during his reign his organization conquered a vast stretch of territory ruled over something like 5 million people and he imposed his iron will and executed anyone who stood in his way. >> reporter: and it was baghdadi who inspired his followers to stun the world with social media videos that depicted barbarism and atrocity, among his thousands of victims were four young americans taken hostage in syria. james foley, steven set love, peter and kayla mueller whose parents say baghdadi took her as his personal sex slave before she died in captivity. >> look at the symbolism in that. he's raping america. >> reporter: he had been a prime target of u.s. forces and he has
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been reported dead many times before only to reappear. the russians claim one of their air strikes last month near the city of raqqah targeted a meeting of top isis leaders and that some 300 of them were killed. the russians say baghdadi was at that meeting and that's why they say they may have killed him but the statement is far from definitive and no word of baghdadi's fate. >> many claims that he was killed before. brian, thanks. >> more on that. joining us is abc news consultant colonel stephen ganyard. if baghdadi is, indeed, dead, what does this mean for the fight against isis. >> robin, probably in the short term it will have some effect in the fight around raqqah. it may upset the isis leadership. so but longer term think about what happened after bin laden, not much. this is an ideological struggle.
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not like north korea where if kim jong-un was killed the regime would collapse. in an ideological structure like this killing an individual soldier may not have a long-term effect. >> as david just mentioned this is not the first time that he has been reported dead. so how do we know for sure? >> well, we don't. remember, raqqah is a city under siege so the russians have no hard evidence. there's no dna evidence that would suggest that he's dead. the other thing is this morning, robin, the department of defense and the u.s. has told us that they've heard no chatter. so nothing to back it up. no intelligence to back it up. we need to remain suspect in the claim. >> i'm sure. thanks so much. robin, we turn back to that baseball game we began with. players from both teams wearing the lsu gear to honor congressman steve scalise. quite a game, the images were powerful. congressional correspondent mary bruce was there and joins us from nationals park this morning. good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning, david. yeah, quite a game, indeed.
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a record 25,000 tickets sold. more an a million dollars raised for charity as this annual tradition now takes on new meaning. the game began with this surprising emotional moment on the pitcher's mound. capitol police agent david bailey wounded protecting so many of the players throwing out the first pitch. overnight lawmakers turned to ball players. democrats and republicans setting aside politics for friendly competition. ♪ god bless america >> reporter: taking to the field united before a packed stadium. >> let's play ball. >> reporter: in the spotlight the teammate who wasn't there. >> steve scalise, this hat is for you. >> reporter: republican congressman steve scalise still in critical condition after
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being gunned down at wednesday's practice. the shooter's wife speaking out thursday for the first time. >> horrible. horrible. >> reporter: shocked and unable to explain her husband's actions. >> i had no idea this was going to happen and i don't know what to say about it. >> reporter: back on the field last night both teams coming together to heal kneeling in reflection at scalise's second base position. on the big screen, the president saying the game sends a strong message about american resilience. >> by playing tonight you are showing the world that we will not intimidated by threats, acts of violence or assaults on our democracy. the game will go on. >> reporter: in the dugout the president's daughter, ivanka trump, spotted greeting lawmakers before the game. and on the sidelines wounded congressional staffer zack barth still on crutches and still cheering them on. >> powerful night. mary, back with us live. what do we know about
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congressman scalise's condition and the condition of the others injured and you have news about the trophy. >> reporter: david, this morning scalise is still in critical condition. but we're told he is improving. now, also still hospitalized that capitol police officer crystal griner and matt mika, one of the republican coach, all of them very much at the front of everyone's minds here last night and while technically the democrats did win the game this morning they're giving that trophy to steve scalise. >> it's going to be in his office. we loved hearing that. >> we loved hearing he is improving. a lot of other major stories coming out of washington. president trump is heading to miami where he is expected to deliver a speech on u.s. relations with cuba and reverse some of president obama's policies imposing restrictions on travel and trade. and the senate is sending a strong message to russia. voting 8-2 to impose new sanctions for its meddling in the election. this as the president blasts the russian investigation calling it, quote, a witch hunt" amid
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reports the special counsel is examining whether he obstructed justice. our senior white house correspondent cecilia vega has more details for us. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: hey, robin, good morning. news the president himself is being investigated for possible obstruction of justice has set him off. he is on a twitter tirade. the president took to twitter lashing out at "the washington post" report that he is now the subject of special counsel robert mueller's investigation into possible obstruction of justice. the president calling it a phony story and the single greatest witch-hunt in american political history led by some very bad and conflicted people. but now another twist, "the post" reporting that as part of the russia probe, mueller is also investigating the finances and business dealings of jared kushner, the president's son-in-law. kushner's lawyer telling ab news we do not know what this report refers to.
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mr. kushner previously volunteered to share with congress what he knows about russia related matters. he will do the same if he is contacted in connection with any other inquiry. >> mr. president, do you believe that you are under investigation now? >> reporter: no comment from president trump, instead he called for unity in the wake of this week's shooting. >> it's more important than ever to help each other, care for each other and remind each other that we are all united. >> reporter: but less than five hours later, he was back on the attack. this time going after democrats and his old opponent, why, he wrote, is that hillary clinton's family and dems dealing with russia are not looked at but my nondealings are. a far cry from his plea issued just hours earlier in the name of his friend steve scalise. that injured congressman now fighting for his life. and this morning, president trump heads to miami where he's expected to announce his new cuba policy. this means rolling back a number of changes that the obama
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administration had put into place. fewer americans will be allowed to travel to the island if they go, david, they'll have to go as part of an organized tour group. that's a big change. >> i know you'll cover it throughout the day. see you on "world news tonight." now to tensions growing at bill cosby's sexual assault trial. the jury deadlocked overtight and the judge ordering them to go back and try again. abc's linsey davis outside that courthouse in norristown, pennsylvania, with the latest. good morning, linsey. >> reporter: good morning, david. day five and fatigue and frustration have both now set in. it was as if you could see the air going out of the tires yesterday as cosby accusers learned that the jury was deadlocked and at this time cosby supporters now say it's time for the judge to declare a mistrial. >> this is unprecedented. >> reporter: bill cosby's spokesperson expressing outrage overnight arguing it's time for the judge to declare a mistrial. the jury of 12 struggling to reach a unanimous verdict has now deliberated for 40 hours.
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thursday morning when jurors reported they were deadlocked. the judge sent them back to try again. while cosby's fate hangs in the balance, andrea constand, the former temple women's basketball director of operations who claims cosby drugged and assaulted her in 2004 tweeted this light-hearted video shooting hoops as she waits in the courthouse for the verdict. the tag line, always follow through. her case against cosby is the only criminal prosecution from the allegations of more than 50 women who have accused the comedian of drugging and/or sexual misconduct. several accusers attended the trial and expressed their frustration with the jury's deadlock. like victoria valentino who has been here for two weeks and came all the way from california. >> i feel very deflated. i'm worried but i do -- i'm holding on to some hope because the judge is telling them to go back in there and work on it. >> reporter: thursday tempers flared on the steps of the
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pennsylvania courthouse between cosby supporters and an alleged victim. and while early in deliberations the jury asked to have the testimony from both constand and cosby read back to them it's now been more than 24 hours since the group asked a question. >> in a case like this where you have no witnesses, you have no forensics, it's a he said/she said case and credibility is everything. >> reporter: if the jury comes back again and tells the judge that they are deadlocked at that point it really is at the judge's discretion to determine if he's going to say that this is a mistrial. if he does, at that point bill cosby would walk out a free man and then it would be up to the district attorney's office to determine if they're going to try him again. david. >> linsey davis who has been on the case since the start. dan abrams is with us so they're deadlocked. >> yep. >> the judge tells them to go back and try at it again. how common is it, though, that a jury changes its mind, someone on the jury and come back with a
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different decision. >> it happens occasionally. judges do this in any case where a jury says, we can't reach a decision. the judge is effectively saying, please, go back, talk about it. see if you can reach an agreement. think about all of the time and effort that has gone into this trial. he's not saying that but the judge's goal here is see if there's any way to get a verdict. i have seen cases where despite the fact they said we're deadlocked they then change, they talk and they do reach a verdict. but it doesn't happen all the time. >> not all the time. if it comes back and the judge declares a mistrial today what then for bill cosby? he walks free. >> for now then the question do the prosecutors decide to retry him and i think they're going to be two key factors there. number one, what does andrea constand think? does she want to go through this again? if the answer is yes that will have a big impact on the prosecutors. number two, what was the vote on the jury? meaning if they were 11-1 for a conviction, i think it would be hard for the d.a. not to retry
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him. if it was 10-2 for an acquittal it makes a much better argument to let it go. >> we'll watch it throughout the day. amy has other news involving u.s. troops. >> the pentagon preparing to send nearly 4,000 more u.s. troops to afghanistan to fight the taliban and isis. that's according to the associated press which reports most of the troops will train and advise afghan forces. and there are new tensions now between the u.s. and turkey following this brawl in washington last month. police say bodyguards for the visiting turkish president attacked peaceful protesters and now u.s. officials have a -- issued arrest warrants for 12 of those bodyguards. turkey's president says local police failed to protect him. authorities in london now fear as many as 100 people may have died in wednesday's apartment tower fire. crews are working in secure areas of that building trying to find any remains, a criminal investigation is under way. and a special tribute to adam west better known as tv's
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batman. the city of los angeles brought a little bit of gotham city to its own city by activating the bat signal one last time. west died of leukemia last week. finally it looks like this man may be relaxing in a hot tub there but take a look as we pull back. that's actually an eight-foot pothole on a street in jackson, mississippi. he put this on instagram and said chilling in my new hot tub, #jacksonlife. he was trying to raise awareness about the condition of the local roads and guess what, it worked. crews were out yesterday making repairs so the power once again of social media. >> uh-huh. we get things done in mississippi. >> jackson life. >> taken a picture. i wouldn't have crawled into that water. didn't look too good. now to another incredible image or another incredible images showing a blimp crashing right by the u.s. open and rescuers rushing this to save the pilot and alex perez is on the scene in wisconsin. good morning, alex. >> reporter: hey, good morning, michael. you know it's hard to ignore a
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huge blimp in the air so when it started to deflate everyone on the ground here at the u.s. open knew something was very wrong. this morning, federal investigators working to figure out what caused this advertising blimp to come crashing down exploding into a ball of flames. the aircraft crashing into this field about half a mile from the u.s. open tournament golf course in erin hills, wisconsin, around 11:15 thursday morning. >> we have a blimp down. >> reporter: thousands of spectators watching the competition, many finding themselves watching this instead. in disbelief. >> oh, there it goes. >> saw the whole thing as it's going down and three explosions on the ground and, you know, it was just a terrible feeling all of a sudden. >> that's the blimp. that's not good. >> reporter: on board the pilot, trevor thompson and rode the burning blimp to the ground. >> the patient is out however he is injured. >> reporter: rescue crews pulling him from the wreckage moments before several explosions. >> i looked up and saw it on
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fire and i felt sick to my stomach. i had the shakes. i felt terrible for the people inside. >> we have a 200-pound male patient 40% burns on his back. >> reporter: thompson placed on a stretcher and carried on to a waiting medevac helicopter. and that pilot is in stable condition and expected to be okay. the ntsb is investigating the crash. michael. >> all right, thank you, alex. glad he's going to be okay after all that. must be a scary situation. now to ginger and, ginger, there's a lot of hail in the plains and more severe weather coming. you can see this is stockton, kansas, huge hail behind me. northern alabama, trampoline shoved up, a lot of places reporting 60 to 70 miles per hour winds. chicago gets into the enhanced risk saturday. we have more coming up for now let's get to the weekend
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getaways brought to you by carmax. >> reporter: we've got showers to the north and west of philadelphia pushing into areas away from reading, north of pottstown and moving in the direction of cuz -- kutztown and allentown and quakertown getting hit in the next hour. temperatures in the 60s and pushing up to the 70s pretty quickly. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows a high of 82. there will be spotty showers this afternoon after we get rid of the morning batch. it gets more humid through the day, stays sticky this weekend.
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right now -- at kohl's. >> good morning i'm tamala edwards, 7:23 friday, june 16. let's head over to matt pellman taking a look at i-95. good morning. >> reporter: what would a normal be without normal southbound delays on i-95. we've got them in the southbound lanes from cottman through bridge on into girard. 7 minutes behind, we've seen worse, but it's a slow go toward center city. normal slowing on the schuylkill expressway, as well. debris spill to watch out for conshohocken state road 23. there's a multi vehicle crash island avenue south at lindbergh boulevard. watch out for that. had a broken down vehicle on the northeast extension south of lansdale that's gone. down tree and wires in west
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pikeland chester county horse shoe trail gets you around. >> reporter: expect extra traffic for the firefly weekend as the day progresses on highway 1 and 13. >> we'll take a break and come back to accuweather.
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>> reporter: all right, everybody we're off to a cloudy start, comfortable in philadelphia. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing you showers in the northern and western suburbs pushing away from reading moving northwest of pilots and heading more or less in the direction of allentown and kutztown and quakertown that's the little guy popping through this morning. as we look at the temperatures, 67 degrees, warmer and more humid down south. this afternoon high of 82. the humidity will build, a spotty shower around here and there, humid over the weekend with a couple of pop-up thunderstorms in the afternoon in the saturday and sunday. strong storms possible monday. >> thank you david, we'll send
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oh ophelia ♪ welcome back to "gma." you are looking at central park. thousands of people out there and they are excited for the lumineers as we are here in the studio if that's right. >> i was. you were. >> it was a duet. let's say it's a good thing that the lumineers are performing their own songs live versus robin and me because it wasn't so pretty. >> we have the recording. >> no, you don't. no. well, anyway they're stopping by the way to central park in the middle of a big tour with u2 playing some of their biggest hits so excited about that. we'll sing in our heads from now on. >> that's best. also, president trump heading to miami expected to make a big announcement about u.s. relations with cuba and roll back some of president trump's policies and imposing restrictions on travel and trade and exactly two years ago today that trump announced he was running for president coming down those stairs at trump
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tower. the queen and prince william visiting the victims of that massive london high-rise fire meeting with residents, volunteers and when they left prince william called out saying i will be back and they really needed that. awful thing this week. we'll begin with the latest on otto warmbier's condition. doctors say the 22-year-old who was held captive in north korea for more than a year now has severe brain injury. abc's linzie janis is in cincinnati where they are treating him. good morning, linzie. >> reporter: good morning, robin. doctors here describe otto warmbier's state as one of unresponsiveness wakefulness and said he suffered extreme brain damage. his family still processing that devastating diagnosis. this morning, new footage showing otto warmbier in pyongyang just before he was detained. the 22-year-old throwing snowballs with fellow college student s and north korean kids. the warmbiers releasing this
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playful video hours after doctors revealed otto suffered extensive brain damage during his captivity. warmbier's father railing against the north korean regime's treatment of his son and their claim he contracted botulism. >> even if you believe their explanation of botulism and a sleeping pill causing the coma and we don't, there is no excuse for any civilized nation to have kept his condition secret and denied him to notch medical care for so long. >> reporter: after only a one-hour trial in march of last year -- >> i have made the worst mistake of my life. >> reporter: -- warmbier was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for allegedly stealing a propaganda poster. >> we're thrilled that our son is on american soil. and i'm able to talk to you on otto's behalf and i'm able to wear the jacket that he wore
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when he gave his confession. >> reporter: but this morning, what happened to the university of virginia student during his nearly 18 months of detention. still a mystery. doctors saying all they know is his brain was deprived of oxygen. >> this study showed extensive loss of brain tissue in all regions of the brain. >> reporter: they say they see no evidence of botulism or of physical beatings. doctors say warmbier likely suffered some sort of respiratory arrest, the cause of which is not known. the family are keeping the next steps in his medical care private for now. >> that's understandable. thank you. our senior medical contributor dr. jennifer ashton joins us with more. so what could have possibly caused his condition?
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>> well, robin, this is where we have to do that medical detective work and take what we have in front of us, in this case a patient who can't really relate his own history and try to think back in time as to what could cause something like this. when you talk about di fuse global brain damage, that does usually occur as a result of what we call an anoxic brain injury or deprived of oxygen. the brain is incredibly sensitive tissue, can only really withstand that for a few minutes and if that is not correctly and swiftly repaired, absolutely can cause permanent and irreparable and severe brain damage. >> and the doctors say they have ruled out botulism. can that be tested for so far removed? >> well, i mean, in theory, yes, you can test the blood for antibodies to this bacterial toxin. those assays have limited evidence in the medical literature but botulism 101, this is a toxin liberated by a
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back tear that can be found in soil, wounds or contaminated food. it causes what we refer to as a descending paralysis so it starts in the head and works its way down the body and, robin, to be clear, there are reports, it is out there in the medical literature that botulism can possibly be used as a weapon of bioterrorism, although, again in this case no evidence from the medical team that is what happened. >> so, what do you believe possibly the prognosis could be for him? >> you know, this is a tragic case and obviously i'm not his physician, even his medical team is not giving what we refer to as a prognosis. you know, in someone who has severe and global or diffuse brain damage we worry about that person being able to protect their airway and aspirating contents from the stomach into the lungs leading to, you know, severe and sometimes fatal pneumonia. but the rehab for someone like this is extensive.
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very specialized care is required. >> i would imagine so. jen, thank you very much and, boy, are we thinking about him and his family. thanks so much. >> incredibly sad. we turn to that story breaking oversthiet, two inmates on the run since tuesday finally captured in tennessee taken into custody after a chase with police and abc's steve osunsami is in madison, georgia, this morning where the prisoners were last spotted before they were caught. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning, david. the fbi mobile command center is behind me along with law enforcement officers from three states all celebrating the capture. police hope they can have the two fugitives back home as soon as today. caught and headed back to prison this morning, the cell mate, fugitives and now accused murderers seen here in handcuffs in tennessee. the small town georgia sheriff who led the manhunt hopes to have them back in his county today. >> if they waive extradition we'll -- i'll go up to get them. >> reporter: their run from the law came to an end after police say they broke into an elderly
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couple's home thursday, held them at gunpoint and then drove off in their suv. >> the couple had the wherewithal to break free and notify authorities. >> reporter: the authorities came running. the high-speed chase lasted for ten miles on interstate 24. >> moving in and out of traffic pretty good. traffic's picking up a little bit. speed's about 100. >> reporter: one of the escaped inmates was driving. the other in the backseat shooting at police. >> i think i hear shots fired. >> reporter: that's when police say they crashed the suv, lost their guns in the wreck, raced into the woods and then walked to a nearby home hoping to steal another car. but the homeowner had a gun and held them until police arrived. >> the homeowner stepped out and held the people there by gunpoint until another neighbor came to assist him. >> reporter: 43-year-old donnie rowe was already doing life in prison. 24-year-old rickie dubose was in for 20 years. now they're facing murder
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charges accused of killing two guards on this prison bus as they made their escape tuesday morning. no word on who gets the reward. it was up to $130,000. these prisoners are currently in the custody of federal marshals. >> i say the person who held them until officers arrived. >> that's it. coming up here in two minutes, the new lawsuit. how did a model and social media star die after a visit to the chiropractor? we'll get into that when we come back. ahh. where are mom and dad? 'saved money on motorcycle insurance with geico! goin' up the country. love mom and dad' i'm takin' a nap. dude, you just woke up! ♪ ♪ i'm goin' up the country, baby don't you wanna go? ♪ ♪ i'm goin' up the country, baby don't you wanna go? ♪
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we are back with that wrongful death lawsuit involving a chiropractor and a social media star. the estate of katie may alleging her death was caused by medical malpractice. abc's mara schiavocampo is here and has that disturbing story. >> very disturbing. good morning. may was seeking treatment for what she said was just a pinched nerve and less than a week later
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she was dead after what seemed like a routine visit to the chiropractor. now her family says that chiropractor is to blame. this morning, a lawsuit over the shocking death of playboy model and social media star katie may. >> hi, i'm katie may. >> reporter: claiming the 34-year-old's fatal injury after a visit to the chiropractor last february was the result of medical malpractice. may dying at a hospital a few days after her visit. >> we got a call and by the time my parents got out to l.a., the next day, she was on life support. >> reporter: the suit filed wednesday on behalf of may's 8-year-old daughter against chiropractor eric swartz argues the defendants did not exercise that reasonable degree of knowledge and skill required with a neck manipulation and by not advising may to get a ct scan. >> there was a clear and obvious cause of death that result -- was the result of clear negligence. >> happy veterans day to all our
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troops. >> reporter: before her death she boasted more than 2 million instagram followers tweeting about hurring her neck in a shoot, pinched a nerve in my neck on a photoshoot and got adjusted this morning. it really hurts. the chiropractor reportedly tore one of the arteries in her neck cutting off blood flow to her brain. the coroner's report finding blunt force injury of neck a cause of death. in a statement to abc news, the attorney for the chiropractor says, we recognize how tragic the situation is, but an unfortunate outcome does not necessarily mean that malpractice occurred. let's not try this case by allegations and innuendo. >> the fundamental question, jury or judge will have to decide is, was the chiropractor negligent, not did she die as a result of what he did or didn't do. >> reporter: now the lawsuit says may's daughter is traumatized by the loss of her and best friend.
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adding any money that comes from this case will go to her college fund. in a statement the california board of chiropractic examiners tell us the number one priority is patient safety and we take an incident like this very seriously. now, this case is understandably raising a lot of questions about the safety of a chiropractor's visit. studies have shown that mild side effects like soreness, those are very common and can happen in up to 60%. serious effects are very rare. >> wow. >> so scary. >> still scary, though, yeah. >> very much so, mara, thank you. what's coming up on the big board, michael. >> you know what's coming up, is it time to say good-bye to boarding passes. using your face or fingertips that could trance for the way we fly. a sneak peek when we come back in two minutes. ♪
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jetblue is rolling out new facial recognition technology, moves that could revolutionize the way we travel. david kerley is our guy and joins us from boston's logan international airport. i can see you there by jetblue. by one of those new machines. tell us how it works. >> reporter: brand-new, robin. only on one flight budgetblue is testing this new technology. it is facial recognition technology and the way it works is it takes a picture of your face and then it goes to the customs and border protection computer and makes a match between your face. i'll give it a shot. you come up and stand in front of this camera. it takes a picture of me. now it's inquirying that computer and for some reason i didn't clear. let me try one more time to see if it works. i'm standing still this time. i got to tell you it worked twice before. i got a little green spot here and that means you're able to board and that's the way it's going to work. all you need is your face, not a
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boarding pass and you can get on the plane. they're starting this first flight to aruba and folks are trying it right now and getting on the aircraft. >> are you sure you bought a ticket? that could be the problem. you know what, david, this isn't the only type of bio mettic screening passengers may see. more coming in the future possibly. >> reporter: absolutely, robin mentioned the tsa is already talking about fingerprint, all biometric information, the iris irises, if you see clear, they're using both of those right now. the former head of the tsa told me basically it depends on how much biometric information you want to give to authorities and the airlines and it could make it much easier to board but a lot of questions about privacy. how much do you want to give to the airlines. you may give it to the government but to the airline, a lot of questions to be settled and that's why jetblue is using facial recognition. there's not much you can do to hide that. >> how much do you want to get on that plane to aruba? i know you're temmed to board
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but you were denied. >> reporter: it would be okay. i'll try again as soon as you clear with me. >> okay. >> thank you, david. next up we got a major change involving one of the most famous songs in the world, yes, john lennon's "imagine." 46 years after its release the classic is getting a new co-writer. john lennon's wife yoko ono, the national music publisher's association announcing his widow will get credit for her role in the creation. t.j., this was a long time coming. >> reporter: yeah, strahan, i think we can get on board with the idea of setting a record straight but we are talking about now, correcting a historical record on one of the most iconic songs from one of the most iconic musicians the world has ever known, this is a big deal. yes, the music publishers association surprised yoko ono. she had no idea this was coming at an event when they announced the process has now under way
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and have started to get her an official songwriting credit on that song. they say they are sure now that john lennon, the late john lennon does not deserve sole credit for that song "imagine". >> he was pretty much saying that back in 1980 before she was announced yesterday. they played a clip from a bbc radio from john lennon. let's take a listen. >> actually that should be credited as a lennon/ono song because a lot of it, the lyric and the concept came from yoko but those days i was a bit more selfish and, a bit more macho and i sort of omitted to mention her contribution. >> macho, that's code for a little ego there, t.j., but, you know, he did admit it back then in 1980. >> he admitted it then. he went further to say, look, if i had done it with david bowie this would have been a lennon/bowie song but said flat out she deserves credit and says
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>> good morning i'm tamala edwards, 7:56 a.m., friday, june 16. let's head over to matt pellman to look at traffic, good morning. >> reporter: this doesn't look so good, car in flames along i-95 northbound in bucks county, just north of street road heading toward 413 in bristol township. you can see it in flames, a lot of smoke coming from the vehicle. fire crews just pulling up on the scene. they are starting to spray water on the flames. the car on fire this morning, i-95 northbound just north of street road in bucks county. as we watch they are getting the fire put out. northbound traffic is snarled as a result of the vehicle fire, only one lane getting by, north of woodhaven road watch out, car fire in the right lanes on i-95 northbound. southbound side heavy from the normal spot cottman to girard. accident at lindbergh cleared.
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brushfire main road at lake road. the big deal the vehicle fire i-95 northbound in bucks county. >> let's go over to sky6 live hd and take a live look there across the commodore barry bridge. david we see the clouds up in the sky. >> reporter: yeah, we do, there will be? breaks as we go through the day, right now kind of overcast. up tort north we -- up tort norh we have showers in allentown and quakertown and some in pottstown that might dip into chester county. 69 degrees in philadelphia. comfortable as we go through the day we get up to 82 and the humidity is going to build during the day, tam this weekend on the humid side with spotty thunderstorms. >> thank you, david. a search for two missing swimmers will resume in atlantic city as a recovery mission. the juveniles are feared dead. they disappeared in the water off martin luther king at 7:00 p.m.
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helicopters from the coast guard and atlantic city police and new jersey state police took part in the search. time to go back to "g.m.a." hill happier -- harper talks about his decision to adopt a child on his own him we'll see you in 30.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. breaking news this morning, the russian defense ministry claiming the leader of isis may be dead, possibly killed in a russian air strike. the man responsible for the death of thousands, what we know right now. and major reversal. the president's big announcement about cuba just hours away now and new fallout over his twitter rant as he calls the russia investigation a witch-hunt. a new warning about laup pods. the lethal risk they could pose to your family right in your own home. the strong recommendation from "consumer reports" this morning. ♪ rebel with a cause. "pitch perfect" star rebel wilson clearing her name after claims she lost roles because of the tabloids saying articles painted her a liar about her age
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torpedoing her career. now her victory this morning. ♪ oh ophelia get ready for the lumineers. they're lighting up central park and they're saying -- >> good morning, america. ♪ you see that big crowd. >> oh, yes. >> big crowd there -- what are you doing, lara spencer? >> no, because -- david was complimenting that my toenail polish matches my dress so i was just pointing that out. >> okay, so anyway and she said to me -- >> and so on and so on. >> can you tell it's friday, everybody? [ cheers and applause ] so we got a great crowd here, we got a great crowd there in central park waiting for the big show. >> the lumineers are here. they're rocking the park hearing their hit right there "stubborn love". >> they've been waiting for this all morning. >> yes, they have and you know
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what, father's day is just two days away so happy early father's day to all you fathers out there and happy father's day to myself. >> ah. did you see the sweet hugs from them. >> you know what, the baby was crying in the commercial break and the father was hielding the baby smiling with that panic, like please stop crying. we've all been there, sir. we got a great story about someone you and i, robin, we know pretty well. he was a single guy who couldn't wait any longer to become a father. >> we love this guy. you know him, as well. hill harper and look at his precious baby boy pierce. he adopted him at birth. he's now about a year and a half. it's a truly remarkable story that he's ready to share now but it's very rare for a single dad to adopt. only 3% of adoptions are single dads. >> really. >> yes, a great story. first back to amy with the morning rundown. >> good morning, guys. the big story, word that isis leader abu bakr al baghdadi may
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have been killed in a russian air strike in syria. the russian defense ministry is making that claim but there are serious doubts about it this morning, in fact, a u.s. official says so far there's been none of the chatter online that would typically follow the death of a senior isil figure. al baghdadi's death has been falsely claimed in the past so we will keep you posted. in the meantime, president trump announcing lanns to roll back president obama's policy on cuba. this comes as he rails against the special counsel investigating russian interference in the election. and a new report saying the investigation now includes his son-in-law's business dealings. senior white house correspondent cecilia vega has the very latest. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you. the president clearly not happy about this report that he personally is being investigated for possible obstruction of justice. he is now on a twitter tirade. the president calling it a phony story and the single greatest witch hunt in american political history and also attacked democrats and hillary clinton. this less than five hours after
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calling for unity in the wake of that shooting attack on congress. but this morning he heads to miami where he's expected to roll back some of the obama administration's cuba policy under the new rules, there will be restrictions on trade and fewer americans will be allowed to travel there. the white house says this is meant to restrict american dollars flowing to the cuban military. amy. >> all right, cecilia, thank you. tomorrow marks the 45th anniversary of the burglary at democratic party offices in the watergate hotel. a programming note a special edition of "20/20" will bring you never before seen tapes and interviews about that scandal. "truth and lies" begins at 9:00, 8:00 central. a show of solidarity last night. members of congress tossing aside partisan politics to play together following that shooting rampage wednesday. a capitol police officer injured while protecting them threw out the first pitch. nearly 25,000 people packed the stands raising more than a million dollars for charity and
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>> i know. >> how now brown cow. how about "pop news"? >> yes. well done. it's friday. good morning to you all and good morning to you and we begin with a proud moment for larry king, the hard-core baseball fan will have to root for a team other than his beloved l.a. dodgers. his son chance is going -- >> it's okay. don't make the baby go outside. >> hi, baby. >> it's okay. >> this is the great thing about having a live audience. >> it's father's day. he's shaking his head. there you go. happy father's day. >> oh. >> that's "pop news," everybody. no. >> you were saying -- >> crying when the camera hit him he stopped. >> we understand. >> a ham in the making. i was saying larry king, nations, happy father's day. he is a huge baseball fan, always a dodgers games. his son got drafted into major
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league baseball going to the white sox. 18-year-old son so i wanted to say congrats to larry. it's huge. for the white sox also got some colleges recruiting him, only 1 so not sure whether he'll go straight to major league or college. we will let you know. >> will he make it to co cooperstown because those three have been to cooperstown. >> this audience is fantastic. hi, you guys. also in the news dr. dre giving back to his hometown announcing yesterday he's going to make a $10 million donation to compton high school in compton, california. thank you so much for doing that the rapper's gift to the school goes toward a new performing arts complex that will include state-of-the-art facilities for digital media production and have a theater that seats 1200 people and he made the promise he would do it two years ago. his royalties from his compton would go through this. construction set to begin in 2020. >> wonderful. >> and the arts need it. arts in the school -- >> had to bring up.
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i don't know how this is going to work out for you, gene simmons, gene simmons from kiss, he said that this hand gesture is his. he owns it. that's what he is saying. the kiss frontman is trying to trademark the sign. he's currently awaiting a green light from the patent office, good luck, bro. according to the musician, that index, pinkie thumb up was his first in 1974 before the trademark office could register the gesture, though, the examiner will have to consider the likelihood of confusion with other signs like the one that was on the beatles cover in 1966. "yellow submarine." john lennon is doing it and symbol for i love you in sign language. >> yes. i love you, gene simmons, this isn't happening. i'm sorry. he says he wants the hand gesture to be his only for personal appearances and concerts. >> come on. >> i'm going to -- this is mine,
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everybody. >> hey, he's got gash if forrest gump didn't get the smiley face he's not getting that. >> i forgot about that. >> remember that. >> there's other hand gestures we could discuss. >> no. >> we're good. that's "pop news," everybody. happy friday. [ applause ] >> way to go. coming up, "pitch perfect"'s rebel wilson getting a big win in court. plus central park is lighting up for the lumineers right now. their performance live coming up just ahead right here on "gma."
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we're back now with rebel wilson's big win in court. the star clearing her name winning a defamation case against a publisher for articles she claimed were false and cost her major roles and nick watt has all the details.
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good morning, nick. >> reporter: good morning, michael. well, in court she wrapped, she did impersonations and cried. rebel wilson claims a series of magazine articles painted her as a liar, damaged her reputation and torpedoed her career. ♪ here we go >> reporter: heartbeat of the "pitch perfect" franchise took on an international media giant. >> maliciously took me down in may 2015 with a series of grubby and completely false articles. >> she took the risk that suing would be the only way she could continue her career in hollywood. >> reporter: and rebel wilson just won that defamation case. >> just before as i was sitting at the hotel i ate a whole bag of chicken chips so i'm feeling like a little gross. i was stress eating definitely. >> reporter: the eight australian magazine articles ruled defamatory alleged she lied about her age claiming to be six years younger than the truth, lied about being called
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rebel at birth. made up tales of her childhood and lied that she's distantly related to walt disney. >> it's very surreal to have to prove your own life in court and prove that it's all true. we had to find the picture of me with malaria. find the picture of me in the cage with the leopard. >> reporter: wilson claims the articles cost her work including voice roles in "kung fu panda 3" and "trolls." >> what might she have been paid, that then becomes the damage calculation. >> reporter: bauer called them substantially true, trivial and argued they did not impact her career. >> let me teach how you to be single. >> reporter: most recently seen in "how to be single" back in signature days in the witness box and fantasized about fellow aussie liam hemsworth. now, wilson says she did this just to clear her name and she used a good old-fashioned
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australian expression to explain why she thinks those articles were written about her, tall poppy syndrome. if someone gets too successful, people just want to cut them down to size. michael. >> wow, i like that. tall poppy syndrome. >> we have australians behind them. is that i phrase? yes. >> they're in a group together. we split them up because there were too many aussies in one spot. we had to split them up. coming all the way over to come hang out with us. nick, thanks for that. everybody, coming up, the hollywood actor who is taking on the biggest role of his life adopting and becoming a single father. we have an incredible story next. i'm phil mickelson, pro golfer. i'm karen, i'm a teacher. my psoriatic arthritis caused joint pain. just like my moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis. and i was worried about joint damage. my doctor said joint pain from ra can be a sign of existing joint damage
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seven-day forecast it will warm up to 82 today, clouds and sun. there will be showers, also, the humidity will rise through the day. it stays sticky this weekend. b for father's day about an award-winning actor who's taking on possibly the biggest role in his life as a single dad. we'll speak to hill harper in a moment but first a look at his story. >> why did he want to speak with me? he's best known for playing in "csi: new york." >> actor, author, philanthropist and now a proud single father. about a year and a half ago hill harper adopted newborn pierce. today is his first time in the public eye. the proud new dad joining a very exclusive club, only 3% of adogs are by single fathers each year.
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harper and his son enjoy spending time in the park. and even dress alike. they share a special bond. harper says he loves his new role and that being a father is his best gig yet. [ applause ] oh, proud papa here. hill harper. >> happy father's day weekend, everybody. >> some of us have known about this for a little bit and tell people why you decided -- because we hear women that do this but it's very rare for a single dad. >> you know, it's crazy. this is where friends and family come into play. my very dear friend, she called me one -- during the summer of 2015 and said i'm going to do an intervention. i always thought i was going to get married and adopt and i talked about adopting and wanted to be this dad. she said you're going to be a great dad but i think you're waiting too long. you know, you're -- you may get
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to a point where you'll decide you're not going to do it. even though you're not married why can't you just be a dad now and i was like, well, that's not the way it's supposed to happen. she said, well, you have to talk to this adoption person that i know. just learn the process and i said i'll do that. as a friend she said i'll do an intervention. i talked to the guy and said i appreciate you giving me the information. i'm not ready. i'm not there and then fast forward to dressing room and i thought -- i don't know why he was calling me and he says, you know, there's a wonderful young woman that's having a son in three weeks, would you be interested in adopting him? >> wow. >> and i was like -- >> three weeks. >> what? you know, i didn't -- and, you know -- >> you were there in the delivery room. >> yes. >> from the -- >> i was actually -- i actually went from the set of "all eyes on me."
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flew to where she was giving birth and i was there in the delivery room and cut the cord and, you know, i'm so proud that pierce, his name is pierce hill harper that he chose me to be his dad. >> he chose you. >> yeah, that's beautiful. hil hill. >> the biggest blessing of my life. >> the biggest role. >> and certainly the biggest blessing. i was so afraid and didn't know. how am i going to do it? i never even changed a diaper. i changed a lot now. >> what has been the biggest challenge and most rewarding? >> you know, the biggest challenge one thing parents -- they don't give you the real down-low. every day, you're making a different set of decisions that you feel impact the future of this wonderful person, you know, and so that's a challenge. it's a beautiful challenge but it's a challenge and the most rewarding thing is the fact that i never felt that i could love this deeply. i love him and he's my son. you know, it's a beautiful --
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>> we'll see that love. i have to ask about tupac. the biopic. >> today would be his birthday. he would be 46 years old today. >> do you have to be a fan or not to enjoy -- >> you're not even familiar with him you'll love it. it's a beautiful film. story about a young man with big, huge crimes who worked so hard. so prolific and passed away when he was 25 years old and he had done like 7,000 songs and done so much. it made me feel like i got to do more in my- >> let's walk over and see pierce. let's bring pierce out. >> come on. >> come on. >> there you go, little man. there you go. [ applause ] >> say, hi. >> hi, pierce. oh, my. [ applause ] >> you got your hands full and he's already a little ham like his daddy. >> yeah. >> he likes music, doesn't he. >> he loves music so every day
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since he's been born i play classical music and play jazz and has a drum set and plays piano. >> he's mesmerized by the crowd. i think he's a natural. well, hill, thank you for sharing your story and your love and pierce, happy father's day. >> happy father's day, everybody. god bless you. >> you can see hill harper and "all eyes on me" in theaters now. coming up, the lumineers are performing. maybe a lullaby. we'll be back. ♪ >> good morning i'm tamala edwards 8:27 a.m., friday,
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june 16. let's see how the morning commute is going, matt. >> reporter: a lot of progress since last we spoke, tam. the vehicle fire is extinguished on i-95 in bucks county. on the far left side of the screen is the burnt out she will. fire crews and police and penndot are here. two left lanes are getting by between street road and 413. you hit a wall of traffic northbound from woodhaven north the scene street road. southbound side slow near the ben franklin bridge. 17 on the westbound schuylkill expressway by belmont. eastbound of 76 we have a broken down vehicle off to the side approaching montgomery, but heavy from city avenue. egg harbor township without for a crash treemont avenue near jersey avenue. english creek avenue would be an alternate. >> let's head outside to david
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murphy looking at accuweather. >> reporter: starting out cloudy this morning, but cool and comfortable right now. storm tracker 6 live double scan there are a couple of showers in the northern and western suburbs, allentown, quakertown, heading toward easton. pilots picking up that as the areas north of malvern. 69 degrees currently if philadelphia. cloudy and cool, breezy, as we go through the day, we rise to 82 for the high, the humidity will build during the day, later this afternoon and evening it's muggy. there's a chance of showers around later today or this evening. for the weekend really humid, 86 saturday, 90 sunday, spotty thunderstorms both days, tam on monday, some downpours and gusty thunderstorms possible. >> okay, we'll be ready. thank you, david. that's it for now, time for the lumeneers on "g.m.a."
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♪ oh ophelia [ applause ]
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all right, welcome back to "gma,"en. we have a fantastic audience with us here in times square, yes. [ applause ] >> and we also have an amazing crowd in central park for our concert with the lumineers and guess who is out there? lara and jesse. i don't think they can hear. how is it going? >> it is unbelievably loud. we have an incredible crowd with great energy, in fact, you know, we actually had two people just get engaged in this audience as well so love is in the air, absolutely. the energy is amazing. >> but let me tell you it is hot here in the park. we'll get the party started right now with the hit off their second album, "cleopatra," here are the lumineers with "ophelia." ♪
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♪ ah, ah, when i was younger ah, ah, you should have known better ♪ ♪ and i can't feel no remorse and you don't feel nothing back ♪ >> how are you doing out there? [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ ah, ah, got a new girlfriend he feels like he's on top ♪ ♪ and i don't feel no remorse and you can't see past my blinders ♪ ♪ oh, ophelia, you've been on my mind girl since the flood ♪ ♪ oh, ophelia, heaven help a fool who falls in love ♪
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♪ ah, ah, got a little paycheck you got big plans and you gotta move ♪ ♪ and i don't feel nothing at all ♪ ♪ and you can't feel nothing small ♪ ♪ honey i love you that's all she wrote ♪ ♪ oh, ophelia, you've been on my mind girl like a drug ♪ ♪ oh, ophelia, heaven help a fool who falls in love ♪ ♪ oh, ophelia, you've been on my mind girl since the flood ♪ ♪ oh, ophelia, heaven help a fool who falls in love ♪
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♪ oh, ophelia, you've been on my mind girl like a drug ♪ ♪ oh, ophelia, heaven help a fool who falls in love ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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the scenes look at "$100,000 pyramid." i am proud to be the host of the reboot and this season lara and jesse jumped in the hot seat. we got a sneak peek at how they prepared. >> your mom had it -- >> reporter: it's hilarious. it's nerve-racking. >> you hit these with the racket. >> tennis balls. >> yes. >> reporter: it's "the $100,000 pyramid" and this season we got some members of the "gma" family ready to take the stage. >> now i'm nervous. >> reporter: both lara spencer and jesse palmer rehearsing for months. >> i'm going to crush -- no, i'm kidding. i'm nervous. >> reporter: first up, lara spencer, tennis addict, spunky and not afraid to embarrass herself. >> this is my 100,000 game face. ready to climb to the top, jesse palmer, french bulldog
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lover, phenomenal orderer of food with some hall of fame hair. >> look good. feel good. play good. >> reporter: and with such high stakes i got in a little facetime to calm their nerves. >> you know how nervous i am. oh, my goodness. >> i don't want to embarrass myself in front of you. >> in front of me. don't worry. america is watching. i'm nothing. good luck, brother. >> thanks, big dog. we'll see you. >> you got this. >> reporter: jesse taking in serious smack talk backstage from his competition actress wendie malick. >> i better win. >> it's a kind of fruit. >> lara working on her secret weapon. >> that's my game voice. how is it going? good or terrifying? >> reporter: ready to take on her competition nascar driver kyle busch. >> what do you have on your mind right now. >> words. >> reporter: now for the final $100,000 round. we'll find out if our "gma"
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gamers win contestants the big bucks. ♪ >> now, lara and jesse, we can't give anything away but did you find it was easier or harder than on tv. >> i think it was harder. nerve-racking having the audience and michael there. i practiced and had my brother come over the night before with cards and we actually went through them for like a couple of hours. >> and kelly, my producer found me the old board game and i studied. we took it very seriously, michael. >> wanted to look good for the "gma" family. >> i can't wait to see who cops out on top. lara and jesse's show -- >> you have to come on. >> okay, maybe next season. lara and jesse's show air this summer. you can see michael host "the $100,000 pyramid" sunday nights at 10:00, 9:00 central right here on abc. let's send it over to ginger now. >> oh, amy, you know what, you
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and i will do that show we love sharing your block party pictures, today come from nickie in iowa. look at how the 5th graders are celebrating the last day of school. you can get yours in, too, go to our website. >> reporter: all right, ginger i like the kid in the back holding up the picture of the sun. we have showers in the northern suburbs quakertown and pottstown. 82 is the high. not that humid, but it will be later today. showers later, humid this weekend.
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a king's hawaiian block party tip. you always have to double-check the weather. i say this all the time. i have a radar in my pocket. you can have one too. seems obvious but this weekend we'll have pockets of severe weather. anybody having a block party in this region, we've got it on the map here anywhere from chicago back through -- that's tomorrow afternoon and evening back through parts of iowa have to look out. that's a look at my big forecast and all this excitement coming back to birthdays, engagements and babies. back to you in times square. >> i'm going to check out the weather. there's a movie coming out, dream team of treadmills who were taking on the big screen in "rough night." scarlett johansson, kate mckinnon, jillian bell and zoe kravitz and what happens when a bachelorette party goes not wrong but very wrong. our paula faris sat down with the cast. >> party starts now.
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>> ooh. >> that was bad. >> we're in an airport. >> go, go, get out of here. >> reporter: the bachelorette party you don't want to miss. five best friends plus one dead stripper equals a rough night. >> he's dead. >> ah. >> reporter: and endless laughs. >> i had this nightmare where we had all killed a guy. >> that is a reality. >> what, no. who would you want to play in your bachelorette party. doesn't have to be anybody here. >> beyonce. it would be perfect. >> i'll say rupaul. >> wow. >> turns it out yet again. >> scarlett. >> you're going to go with rupaul. >> i'll go with tony bennett. i'd love to just go out to dinner with him. >> scarlett, you are obviously running for office in the movie. who would your running mate be? >> i guess -- i don't know. i don't know. i guess -- i would say probably ilana maybe. >> wow, wow. >> we get a lot done. >> when you got bred and vegemite you got yourself a
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meal. >> was the toughest part about being australian faking to like veggie might. >> it is an acquired taste. >> how do you describe what it tastes like. >> like how a crab trap smells. like you pull up a crab trap from a canal and you let it sit on the dock for about five hours. but, again, you know, people love seafood and so do i and it is -- it's not bad. it has its merits. >> hey, babe. >> hi, how is it going. >> this movie is about pulling back the curtain for both men and women. rely showing you what each sex does when they get together alone or what they could do. >> original and working with meme that are very sharp and quick and professional and that's exciting. >> for "good morning america," paula faris, abc news, new york. >> we can't wait to see that. "rough night" hits theaters today. >> all right, can't wait. coming up we have move more from
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the lumineers live in central park. stay with us. [ applause ]
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we are loving the lumineers so thrilled to have them in central park. you guys having fun? they look good and now we want to welcome wes, neyla and jeremiah. your album "cleopatra," certified gold. already produced two number ones. did you know you were on to something when you were making this album? >> yeah, i think we thought it was a really, really special -- made it in upstate new york and really special record. we feel grateful that people have heard it and listened to it. so that's all. everyone is so fickle these days. >> the success has been unbelievable. you guys are opening for tom petty and u2. what is that been like?
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>> oh, it's been pretty great. i mean we played arenas in our last run and the arenas felt small opening in stadiums five or six times what we had just done so the u2 element is like they're like -- like meeting the president or something. >> no doubt. >> biggest fan in the world. >> you ready to hear some more music. coming up now the lumineers with their hit song "angela." take it away, guys. ♪ ♪ when you left this town with your windows down and the wilderness inside ♪ ♪ let the exits pass all the tar and glass till the road and sky
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align ♪ ♪ the strangers in this town they raise you up just to cut you down ♪ ♪ oh, angela it's a long time coming ♪ ♪ and your volvo lights lit up green and white with the cities on the signs ♪ ♪ but you held your course to some distant war in the corners of your mind ♪ ♪ from the second time around the only love i ever found oh angela it's a long time coming ♪ ♪ home at last were you safe and warm in your coat of arms with your fingers in a fist ♪
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♪ did you hear the notes all those static codes in the radio abyss ♪ ♪ strangers in this town they raise you up just to cut you down ♪ ♪ oh angela it's a long time coming oh angela spent your whole life running away ♪ ♪ home at last home at last ♪ vacancy hotel room lost in my lost in you angela on my knees i belong i believe ♪ ♪ home at last home at last
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♪ home at last home at last ♪ home at last mmm [ cheers and applause ] oat ooh ooh ♪ ♪ ooh [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. "gma's" summer concert series presented by king's hawaiian. irresistible since 1950.
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we'll say good-bye to you guys in times square. the lumineers playing off into the weekend with the number one title track off their new album, this is "cleopatra." >> have a great weekend, everybody. ♪
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♪ i was cleopatra i was young and an actress ♪ ♪ when you knelt by my mattress and asked for my hand ♪ ♪ but i was sad you asked it as i laid in a black dress ♪ ♪ with my father in a casket i had no plans yeah ♪ ♪ and i left the footprints the mud stained on the carpet ♪ ♪ and it hardened like my heart did when you left town ♪ ♪ but i must admit it that i would marry you in an instant ♪ ♪ damn your wife i'd be your mistress just to have you around ♪ ♪ but i was late for this late for that late for the love of my life ♪ ♪ and when i die alone when i
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die alone when i die i'll be on time ♪ ♪ while the church discouraged any lust that burned within me ♪ ♪ yes my flesh it was my currency but i held true ♪ ♪ so i drive a taxi and the traffic distracts me ♪ ♪ from the strangers in my backseat they remind me of you ♪ ♪ but i was late for this late for that late for the love of my life ♪ ♪ and when i die alone when i die alone when i die i'll be on time ♪ ♪ and the only gifts from my lord were a birth and a divorce ♪ ♪ but i've head this script and
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the costume fits so i'll play my part ♪ ♪ i was cleopatra i was taller than the rafters ♪ ♪ but that's all in the past love gone with the wind ♪ ♪ now a nurse in white shoes leads me back to my guestroom ♪ ♪ it's a bed and a bathroom and a place for the end ♪ ♪ i won't be late for this late for that ♪ ♪ late for the love of my life and when i die alone ♪ ♪ when i die alone when i die i'll be on time ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> good morning, i'm tamala
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edwards, 8:56 friday, june 16. matt pellman is looking at a slow go on the boulevard. good morning. >> reporter: but we made it to friday, we're holding on to that, despite complications this morning, you'll get there, it will be okay, maybe not for this guy. his truck broke down on the boulevard southbound side south of broad street. penndot pulling up to the scene
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as we watch. extra slow on the southbound side of the boulevard extension this morning. we're picking you mean the pace in bucks county. northbound side of i-95 sluggish from street road to 413, the vehicle fire is gone, everything wree -- reopened. egg harbor township, a crash blocking treemont avenue. extra traffic on route 1 and route 1 in delaware as people head to the firefly this weekend. have a good weekend. >> david murphy will be good weather to be outside at a festival? >> reporter: it will be muggy going into the day and staying that way this weekend. storm tracker 6 live shows showers pushing through the northern suburbs montgomery county up toward easton and the not too bad just yet. up to 70 in philadelphia. beneath the clouds with a cool breeze blowing it's not a bad at all. it will be more humid south to
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north. 82 and a couple of showers. very humid saturday sunday and monday. thunderstorms this weekend and downpours and gusty thunderstorms monday. >> coming up on "action news" at noon, the search has resumed for two teenagers who are feared dead in atlantic city. they disappeared swimming in the ocean last night. we have a live report coming up at noon. right now it's time for "live with kelly and ryan," for all you guys out at there and people who stand in as dads have a great father's day.
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>> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan!" today, star of the new movie "rough night," scarlett
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johansson. and from the series "the walking dead," danai gurira. and we continue our "live's eat it, like it, share it summer cook-off" with jen phanomrat. plus, some lucky viewer will be taking a $10,000 spa vacation as we announce the winner of our photo contest. all next on "live!" ♪ [cheers and applause] and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! [cheers and applause] ♪ >> kelly: hi!


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