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good morning, america. hospital horror. >> multiple victims shot. >> this morning we are hearing from people who witnessed the rampage at a new york city hospital. a disgruntled doctor opening fire with an assault rifle killing a doctor and wounding six other people before killing himself. panicked patients and staff taking cover. >> we locked every single door in that place. >> the note the doctor sent to a new york city newspaper just hours before his murderous mission. caught on camera, fiery crash. a plane in trouble. >> mayday, mayday. try and make it back to the airport. >> crash landing on a packed california freeway exploding into a fireball. >> plane, holy [ bleep ]. it's a plane. >> reporter: drivers dragging the pilot and passenger from the wreckage. what went wrong? donald trump's talk show squabble.
the first lady now entering the fray after her husband's twitter rant attacking a pair of tv hosts. plus the new curveball on health care. is the president changing his tune now? and shark alert. the holiday weekend warning. great white sightings on both coasts. predators dangerously close to swimmers. >> the boat had no idea that those sharks were in the area. >> the advice you need to hear before you hit the beach. hey, good morning. happy holiday weekend. let's take another look at that new shark video. not what you want to see as we kick off this holiday weekend. this video is captured via drone off the coast of california. you can see a shark coming uncomfortably close to a paddleboarder right there. >> no thank you. one more reason to stay in the pool, everybody. but much more on that as well as
the deadly shooting at a hospital here in new york. but we do have breaking news right now. the nightclub shooting overnight in little rock, arkansas, and ron is here with the latest information on that. good morning to you. >> this is a developing story. police in little rock reporting at least 17 people were injured when shots broke out at a crowded downtown nightclub. [ gunshots ] a clubgoer capturing the sound of those gunshots live this happened just after 2:00 in the morn after what appears to have been a fight during a concert there. at least 17 people reported injury and many hurt when they were trampled while trying to flee. fortunately all are n nonlife-threatening. they don't believe it was terror related. the search for the gunman is going on right now. >> no nexus to terror. all right, thank you very much, ron. i know you'll keep an eye on that breaking story out of arkansas. we do now have new
information on that horrifying shooting at a hospital here in new york city. this is a picture of the gunman, a doctor who used to work at bronx-lebanon hospital who went there for revenge. >> this doctor's name is henry bello. he murdered one of his former doctor colleagues and injured several others before killing himself and this morning "the new york daily news" is reporting dr. bello sent the paper this e-mail rant just hours before the shooting. >> in the e-mail bello says he was fired as a result of, quote, bogus complaints and goes on to say it remains to be seen if my life is meaningless or disposable, end quote. >> as the chaos unfolded inside that hospital, hundreds of patients and staffers scrambled for safety and in a moment we're going to hear from the father who had to hide in a bathroom with his newborn right here who was in an incubator. >> stephanie ramos is there. stephanie, good morning to you. >> reporter: hey there. this right "the daily news" reporting that the shooter apparently e-mailed the paper ranting and complaining about the medical center here just two hours before the attack blaming
the medical center for killing his career dreams. >> multiple people shot at this location. perp is armed with a rifle. multiple victims shot. >> reporter: panic and chaos breaking out during a deadly shooting at this new york city hospital. >> we locked every single door in that place. >> i saw a doctor. he had like a gunshot wound to his hand. >> reporter: doctors, staff and patients seeking refuge as police swarm to the area. >> away from the cars on this side. >> reporter: police say 45-year-old henry bello, a doctor and former employee at bronx-lebanon hospital, strolled into the facility with an assault rifle underneath his lab coat looking for his target. bello going straight to the 16th floor searching for a specific doctor to settle what police believe was a long-standing grudge. when bello is told the doctor isn't there, he opens fire. >> 16th floor they have people running. advising 6 to 7 shots fired. >> reporter: police tell us
bello then went up a floor we fatally shot a doctor then trying to set himself on fire before fatally shooting himself in the head. six others injured. dozens of officers going floor to floor searching for the shooter. the massive hospital evacuated. nurses, patients and visitors walking out with their hands up. but amid the chaos, stories of heroism. some doctors here refusing to leave, instead staying behind to treat the wounded and caring for critical patients. employees of the hospital say when bello was forced to resign over allegations he sexually harassed a co-worker, he threatened he'd be back. >> he said he was going to come back and shoot people. he got fired because they felt that he was unstable. >> reporter: the gunman was not a licensed doctor here in the u.s. but he was working under a state issued work permit. now, he had been arrested several times before. the most serious offense for sex abuse. police are still investigating this and really trying to figure out exactly what made bello come back here.
dan and paula, if there is any sign of healing out here it may be just the few rainbows we've seen in the bronx this morning. >> just a horrifying story, stephanie, thank you. as we mentioned, while the attack was being carried out the staff inside the hospital was forced to unplug incubators and hide babies in the bathroom. >> just moments ago, i spoke with eric fisher who was forced to hide his newborn while shots were fired. eric, good morning to you. thanks so much for joining us and first and foremost you were there for a routine checkup for your 4-day-old son and instructed to lock yourself in the bathroom with your family. you had no idea why at the time. what's going through your mind? >> first and foremost it was the safety of my family and, you know, thinking about what i would need to do to protect my family and, you know, hospital staff, you know, when they notified us that we might have to be locking ourselves in the bathroom, it was a very frightening situation. >> and, of course, the priority is your family especially your
newborn, your first son was just born on monday. you have to unplug him from his incubator and then take him into the bathroom. how concerned were you not just for his safety but for his health? you're unplugging him from his incubator. >> oh, i mean we were extremely concerned. there was -- there was only one outlet in the bathroom where we can plug in two plugs and we really needed more than two plugs. we needed three or four so we did the best we could with what we had and, you know, we just had to wait it out at that point and pray for the best. >> yeah, certainly i know you were praying for the best. you were locked in the bathroom for how long? can you tell me what those moments were like? i understand you turned the lights off and you tried to make it as quiet as possible. >> yes, we did. one of the first things we did was turn all cell phones on to vibrate and shut off the lights in the room. we entered the bathroom with as much stuff as we could fit in there. it was very limited space with the incubator, myself, my wife
as well as our mother-in-law. >> and, eric, what's your son's name? >> my son's name is ethan reese fisher. >> and how is little ethan doing this morning? >> ethan is doing okay. >> well, it was just a harrowing ordeal for you and your family. we're glad everybody is safe. thanks for joining us this morning, eric. >> you're welcome. thank you. >> hunkered down for a couple of hours in that small bathroom with his son in that incubator and his mother-in-law and his wife. i'm just glad that family is okay. >> glad ethan is doing well. we're going to move on now to another story that is producing tales of heroism this morning. look at this dramatic video of a small plane slamming into a busy freeway in california and bursting into flames. >> heroes pulled two people from that blazing fireball. abc's marci gonzalez is at john wayne airport with more on the crash and those good samaritans. good morning to you, marci. >> reporter: good morning, paula and dan. yeah, one of them was an off-duty firefighter who happened to be right there not
far from this airport when the plane crashed. the pilot taking off from here at the start of this busy holiday travel weekend and realizing within moments that something was seriously wrong. this startling video capturing that small plane plummeting from the sky bursting into flames on a busy southern california freeway. the problems beginning just 43 seconds after the pilot was cleared for takeoff. >> hey, we got a mayday. we got a mayday. 297, mayday, mayday. try and make it back to the airport. we're trying to get altitude. i lost my right engine. >> reporter: the twin engine cessna skimming past the traffic below incredibly clipping only one vehicle. >> rear ended my truck. spun around. had a passenger in there. saw flames all around us. >> reporter: those flames exploding on the packed 405 freeway sending plumes of black smoke into the air. >> it's a plane. holy [ bleep ]. it's a plane. >> reporter: motorists running to help.
>> be careful. move him away further. >> reporter: dragging the pilot and passenger out of the wreckage. >> just moved him over to the side. it's one of those things, this can't be happening. >> reporter: covered in blood but miraculously still alive. off-duty firefighter john medford among the good samaritans rushing to their side until paramedics arrived. >> it took a lot of people in order to make it all kind of work out and the response was amazing. >> reporter: emergency crews working quickly to put out the flames. >> we have patients outside of the aircraft. the fire has been knocked down. >> reporter: this morning, investigators still trying to figure out what caused the crash. >> we buy twin engine air mines like this because of the redundancy because if you lose one you have another one to get you home or to another airfield. why that didn't work here is the question. >> reporter: and the ntsb is now investigating. the two people who were on that plane this morning are still hospitalized but listed in stable condition. dan and paula. >> that is good news right there. marci, thank you for your
reporting from california. to politics now and the first lady is stepping into that escalating feud between president trump and the hosts of the cable news show "morning joe." >> this as senate republicans are back home for the july 4th holiday facing constituents with a lot of questions and a lot of concerns about the health care bill. >> meantime, president trump has just thrown a major curveball tweeting if republicans can't get the votes for their bill, they should repeal obamacare now and replace it later. >> so, what does it all mean? gloria riviera is in bedminster, new jersey, where the president is spending this holiday weekend. gloria, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, dan, good morning, paula. that's right. the president and first lady getting a quick break here in new jersey after what has been a tough week in washington. the fight for his gop agenda overshadowed by this twitter battle with many left in washington wondering what can be accomplished in the middle of such diversion and division. this morning the president starting off his holiday weekend at his new jersey golf club. >> are your tweets hurting your
presidency? >> reporter: escaping d.c. the repercussions of his latest twitter rant. the targets of his recent vitriol, msnbc hosts joe scarborough and again a woman, mika brzezinski, who responded on her show. >> he appears to have a fragile, impetuous, childlike ego that we've seen over and over again, especially with women. >> reporter: unusually even the first lady entering the fray after brzezinski suggested to "instyle" magazine mrs. trump was unhappy in her marriage to the president saying the job of being mrs. trump is the worst in the country. the first lady telling abc news in a statement, it is sad when people try to further their own agenda by commenting on me and my family, especially when they don't know me. and this morning, the cable hosts' response to the president's tweets raising new questions after this. >> we got a call that, hey, "the national enquirer" is going to run a negative story against you guys.
>> reporter: joe scarborough alleging white house aides said they could make the story go away. the president and the supermarket tabloid's publisher are friends. >> they said, if you call the president up and you apologize for your coverage, then he will pick up the phone and basically spike this story. >> reporter: trump denying the allegations in a tweet saying scarbrough called me to stop a "national enquirer" article. i said no. the president's twitter account also throwing a curveball into the health care battle friday telling gop senators that if they cannot agree on a plan to repeal and replace, they should immediately repeal and then replace at a later date. but as republican lawmakers return home for holiday recess they're already hearing frustration from constituents over the lack of progress. >> we don't know where the final bill will end up. let's just say that. >> reporter: if obamacare is
repealed without a plan b in place, it would be a major reversal for the president who long promised there would never be a break in coverage. already at least ten gop lawmakers are suggesting they cancel that august recess to stay in washington and come up with a solution. dan, paula. >> gloria, thank you. let's get more on all of this now from abc news political consultant matt dowd who is in austin, texas, this morning. matt, good morning. >> good morning. happy fourth of july weekend. >> thank you. >> you too. >> as the president -- as gloria reported, the president has previously said he wanted simultaneous repeal and replace so what kind of impact of this new tact signaled via tweet have on what's already been a difficult process? >> the most diplomatic way i could say it is not helpful. when you roll a hand grenade in the middle of a room, it doesn't usually benefit anybody involved in this. i mean i think the problem is already the bill was in trouble as we saw through the legislative process and now when the president enters in this other thing, which everybody knows, if you had a car and
you decide i'm going to abandon the car because it's not working right but i haven't bought a new car in place of it, it's a problem. it's not going to make it easier. en -- and i think the odds of passing a bill get lessened by him doing this. >> we want to turn now to the president's ongoing battle with the hosts of "morning joe." do you think that the twitter rant was an act of spontaneity or premeditated designed to divert attention from what's going on right now with health care? >> well, you know, too often in politics we try to attribute some grand strategy when actually it's just accidental things that happen in this. i think so many people that support the president say he plays 3d chess but he plays checkers in this and when your child takes the checkerboard and throws it on the floor and gets mad abouting abo something, it doesn't mean he has a strategy. it just means he has impulse control problems. >> does your child ever take the checkerboard and throw it on the floor, dan? >> he'll throw anything if you let him get close enough to it.
>> a glimpse into how matt plays checkers. matt, always great to have you on the show. thanks for joining us on a holiday weekend. >> thank you. millions of americ we have severe weather today and yesterday, welcome back from overseas by the way, gold on america in oklahoma, this is what it looks like when 72-mile an hour winds roll through the town, kicks up dust and tree line, as well. severe storms firing up, nice little wall cloud. no tornadoes reported in okay oak. but we had damage across western mass another batch of thunderstorms coming through the northeast around 5:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., they will cross the hudson and delaware river and basically the same areas that got hit yesterday and the southeast we're looking for potentially severe weather. and isolated tornadoes as we
start the holiday weekend. that's a check nationally here's the local forecast. >> reporter: all right, good morning, everyone, i'm meteorologist chris sowers with this accuweather update. the question is how strong will the thunderstorms become this afternoon. radar is clear, let's get you outside, unfortunately the skies are not clear, we have mainly cloudy conditions right now and all afternoon we'll see clouds limited sunshine, it will be warm and extremely humid, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, as rob mentioned between 5:00 p.m.ing and # #8:00 p.m. the line of storms barrel through. at country. the people are so great. >> absolutely. thank you, robert. let's get back to ronald now for another look at the morning headlines. >> hello again. i haven't greeted adrienne so, hi, adrienne. good morning to you. >> so kind. >> good morning, everyone. we're going to begin overseas with new developments in iraq in
the fight against isis. troops now preparing to retake control of the city of mosul. abc's ian pannell has been covering conflicts in the middle east for many years and he is in erbil with more. ian. >> reporter: ron, when the battle began there were believed to be tens of thousands of isis fighters hiding out in mosul city. today that number is believed to be less than 100. the two sides are so close that apparently the iraqi troops can hear the isis fighters talking in the next street. the fighting is still intense, though. it's still brutal, and people are being killed every day. the iraqi government and the u.s. say the liberation of mosul is now just days away but we've had those predictions before and it's reasonable to expect it could take a little longer than that. but there is an inevitability about what's happening. attention now switches to raqqah in syria. this is the capital of the so-called caliphate. there the fighting by the syrian democratic forces maybe led by kurds has begun. if people think it will remove the threat from isis, i'm afraid
we'll have to think again. if you live in san bernardino, paris, london or manchester, as long as isis can recruit and attract people online, then the threat continues. ron. >> ian pannell reporting from iraq. thanks for that, ian. back in the u.s. new details about the deadly police ambush in baton rouge, louisiana, that left three law enforcement officers dead almost a year ago. the district attorney there saying that the suspect was seeking revenge against police after two white officers had been involved in the fatal shooting of an african-american man just days earlier. the d.a. releasing new video of the suspect firing at police officers. he was later killed by a police sniper. in pennsylvania an urgent manhunt for a suspect wanted in killing 18-year-old bianca roberson in what authorities are calling an incident of road rage. surveillance photos show roberson's car and the red pickup driven by the gunman jockeying for position as they merged in traffic. moments later he opened fire and then took off. overnight tennis star venus williams making her first public comment about being sued for
allegedly causing a fatal car crash in palm beach, florida, last month. the tennis star writing on facebook saying, quote, i am devastated and heartbroken by this accident. 78-year-old jerome barson died from his injuries and his wife linda who was driving was injured. and nba star steph curry inked the richest deal in league history agreeing to a five-year, $201 million contract extension with the champion golden state warriors. he is the first pro basketball player to sign for more than 2 million -- 200 million bucks. >> that's a mouthful. >> of course, money will not buy you happiness, steph. just -- >> thank you for the disclaimer. >> a warning. it will buy a lot of other things. >> you tried, right? >> yeah. in alaska, cameras catch an unusual customer strolling into a liquor store. that is a young bear walking in getting on his hind legs. check out the candy rack and he had already been by the beer
stand earlier. that's a joke. before he could take anything the customer walks in clapping his hands and shoos him away. sounds like the beginning of a joke. what happens when a man and a bear walk into a liquor store? >> what happens next? >> i have to make this up. a good start, though, right? >> got it. >> he's got to hope momma bear is not far behind. >> seriously. >> thank you, ron. appreciate it. coming up, the if you fallout from the failed fyre festival, remember that? it turned into a disaster. now the guy behind the festival is facing new charges. plus, shark sightings on both coasts, the close encounters are leading to alerts about great whites this holiday weekend. we've got some advice coming up for you. and adele's heartfelt message to her fans and why she says she was forced to cancel the last two shows of her tour coming up in "pop news" with adrienne after a quick break right here on "gma." keep it here. "good morning america" is brought to you by bush's beans. whatever your mood, we've got a bean for you.
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welcome back to "gma" on a saturday morning. happening right now the horror at the hospital. new details this morning after a fired doctor wanting revenge goes on a rampage at a new york city hospital. hundreds of patient and staff scrambling for safety as he murdered one of his former doctor colleagues and injured several other people before killing himself. "the new york daily news" reporting dr. bello sent the paper an e-mail rant hours before the shooting saying he was fired as a result of bogus complaints. also right now, high-risk threat. the department of energy says a secretary tunnel filled with radioactive waste is in danger of collapse at the hanford nuclear reservation in washington state. now, another tunnel at the facility partially collapsed last month forcing thousands of workers to shelter in place. all right, everybody, the
dispensary doors are open in the state of nevada. at the stroke of midnight the silver state became the fifth state to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana. nevada, this is not a shock. it's expected to outpace all other states in sales because of the 42 million tourists that visit las vegas every year. but you still cannot use the drug in public areas, in bars or restaurants unless you want to face a $600 fine. i'm guessing. >> like they need more options in vegas. >> more and more things to say what happens in vegas stays in vegas. >> what happened in vegas? i don't remember. >> but i'm hungry all of a sudden. >> oh. >> exactly. but i'm five pounds heavier. anyway, coming up this morning the concerns this july 4th weekend on both coasts from shark sightings. what you need to know before you hit the beach on this holiday weekend. but first here, the festival that wasn't and the new charges this morning. >> federal agents are arresting william mcfarland, creator of the fyre festival that turned into a fiasco and abc's eva pilgrim joins us this morning with more.
hi, eva. >> reporter: good morning, guys. it was supposed to be a weekend of fun, food and music on an exclusive island in the bahamas. but when festivalgoers showed up chaos, bands canceling, many stranded. this morning, we are learning more about what authorities say went wrong. this morning, the man behind the fyre festival in his own legal hot water. william mcfarland who created and founded the event with rapper ja rule arrested and charged with wire fraud by the fbi friday. it was supposed to be an elite millennial gathering with models gracing promos. festivalgoers dropping thousands of dollars for a secluded island getaway. performances from bands like blink-182 and a gourmet dining experience from a celebrity chef but the expected luxury experience turned out in reality to be anything but. >> we had no electricity, no
showers. there was no bathrooms. there was no like running water. >> it was about $4,000. what we got was worth closer to i'd say zero dollars. >> reporter: at the time, mcfarland blaming a storm for the epic festival fail. >> a big storm came through and busted our water system and affected half of the housing tents. >> reporter: but officials now allege attendees weren't the only ones mcfarland duped. federal prosecutors saying in a statement he allegedly presented fake documents to induce investors to put over a million dollars into his company and the fiasco called the fyre festival. mcfarland could be sentenced to up to 20 years in prison if convicted. and while ja rule is not named in the new case, he and mcfarland are facing dozens of other lawsuits filed by investors and festival attendees. >> it was basically the exact opposite of everything we were promised. >> reporter: and let's just remember festivalgoers put up more than $12,000 a ticket. >> what? >> many of them -- yeah,
12,000 plus dollars. almost $13,000 and, of course, they're trying to get refunds for that. employees that were scheduled to work this event are suing because many of them were never paid. >> where did all the money go? yep, all right. thanks, eva. >> thanks, guys. >> great to see you. time now for the weather. who do we turn to for that? >> ron claiborne. remember how much rain they got over winter? and how lush and green the hills were? now they are browned out, there's all this fuel for the fires, we're above normal how much we burned so far. so the fire season is not going well, because of the rain they had over the wintertime.
heating up across the west, not record shattering we saw a week and a half ago, no rainfall through much of the weekend. cape cod, massachusetts, water temperatures 60 degrees, near 70 degrees in atlantic city, it's hot in vegas, will laguna h in california. that's nationally outlook. >> reporter: the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, is of now, the timing of this, the 4th of july looks like the best day in the seven-day forecast partly sunny, 87. i got more. we have an omega block
somewhere. >> you love the omega block. >> sounds like a heart condition or a vitamin. >> an actual meteorological -- he explained it to me. >> remember steve carell from "anchorman." hirst impression of -- >> i love lamb. it's better than that. >> he doesn't paint us in a very bright way for sure. >> it's a caricature. >> save us. i'll step in. this is what they pay me for. coming up here on the show beware of sharks. the swimmers that came way, way too close to sharks after the break. thanks for the ride around norfolk! and i just wanted to say, geico is proud to have served the military for over 75 years! roger that. captain's waiting to give you a tour of the wisconsin now. could've parked a little bit closer... it's gonna be dark by the time i get there. geico®. proudly serving the
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before you head into the water this holiday weekend, a warning about sharks. >> that would be a little disconcerting to see that in the water. great white sightings on both the east and west coasts have beachgoers on alert and abc's erielle reshef is in rockaway beach, new york, with the images that are striking fear. hi there, erielle. >> reporter: good morning, dan and paula. you may not see a great white shark if you head to a beach like this one this holiday weekend, but it's not out of the question as sharks come looking for food. this holiday weekend beachgoers advise to be on alert. with sharks swimming closer and
closer to shore. barry curtis caught this close encounter while flying his drone off the coast of california. a shark coming dangerously near this paddleboarder and in another sighting this boat pulling two inflatable swans going through those same waters. >> the boat had no idea that those sharks were in the area because they were towing two giant inflatable pool toys with girls sitting on them and then there was a swimmer in the middle. >> reporter: curtis alerted a lifeguard seen here swimming towards the boat. moments later everyone piling in for safety. in cape cod a rise in great white sightings, 150 expected this year. nearly double the number from 2014. first responders are preparing for more attacks. hoping to prevent pandemonium like at this beach in alabama. but it's not you the sharks are after. >> they're shifting their habitat use to areas close to shore because that's where the
seals are. >> reporter: the bait, a booming seal population beckoning sharks to shallower water. >> we are not on their menu but be precautionary. >> reporter: officials warn never swim near seals and don't dive in at dusk or dawn. those are prime feeding times for sharks. there are other simple ways you can protect yourself. never swim alone and stay as close as you can to shore. dan, paula. >> or stay out of the water. >> yeah, paula's recipe is stay on the couch and watch tv. >> or shark repellent. bring a can of shark repellant. >> erielle, thank you so much. coming up on "gma," how to unplug and really enjoy your vacation this summer. that's coming up. some practical tips in our "weekend download." the new clues about what beyonce and jay-z may have named their twins. adrienne is going to spill the beans coming up in "pop news." beans ♪
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♪ ♪ in today's "weekend download" leaving your work behind. we're making a case for vacation and with us is emma se seppala, ph.d. author of "the happiness track." >> good morning. >> so many worry about going on vacation and feel guilty. what do you say to those folks? >> if you look at the research, it shows that when you actually go on vacation you come back more energized. you come back more productive and more creative so it's definitely worth your time. >> i am the primary audience for this because i often work when i'm on vacation and a lot of us have trouble letting go. why do you think that is? >> well, one of the things that we are seeing is that a lot of people don't take all of their vacation time and of those that do, 91% are checking their
e-mail. we definitely have a very hard time slowing down and, in fact, maybe being idle and doing nothing. one study shows that people prefer to give themselves electric shocks than to sit there and do nothing. >> i love that study. i mean i think it's a fascinating result. i think it's also very depressing. you pointed out that 80% of doctors' visits are due to stress and vacations would be a good way to fight this. so what should we do? >> absolutely. so, if you actually take the time to go on vacation, your stress levels will lower, and what you want to do is just give yourself some time to get into that new rhythm. it's going to be slower paced but it's definitely worth your while. so give yourself that time, that gift. >> i'm telling my boss today i'm taking the entire month off. emma, thank you very much. if you want to hear more of my conversation with emma, much more, check out the 10% happier podcast which is available wherever you get your podcasts. thank you, emma, and we'll be right back with "pop news." >> thank you.
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brought to you by blue buffalo. you love your pets like family so feed them like family with blue. yeah, "pop news" time. >> paula and i were arguing. she wants to bring in beach balls and i said no. and now i'm in trouble. anyway, what's going on in "pop news"? >> well, you guys remember -- >> not that i can say no and anybody will listen to me, just to be clear. >> i always listen to you. >> really? >> such authority. >> they say that on television. it's not true. >> we love dan. >> 90% of the time we listen you 10% of the time. >> okay, got you. >> now we're listening. what's going on in "pop news"? >> let's talk music because i know dan loves music. you remember when adem canceled her tour. she had to stay silent while she had vocal surgery several years ago. she's devastated right now after being forced to cancel the last two shows of her tour. the two sellout shows were supposed to be held at london's wembley stadium but she's struggling with her voice and doctors say she damaged her vocal cords. in a heartfelt tweet she told fans, on medical advice i am simply unable to perform over the weekend.
to say i'm heartbroken would be a complete understatement and now earlier in the week she hinted this could be her last tour ever. >> ever? >> i mean she's also struggled with some -- the good move to save them so she could record more records. >> she might be done so -- >> she'll be like barbra streisand, make people come to her. that will be her way of touring. >> vocal cords can be a serious thing. >> i'm so excited you're so passionate about her vocal cords. we have our next story that a lot of people are eager to hear. the names of beyonce and jay-z's new twins may have been revealed thanks to a little detective work. are the baby girl and boy, is it a baby girl and boy? we really don't know. rumi and sir carter, those could be the names. documents obtained by "people" magazine show their company actually filed papers to trademark those names on everything from cosmetics, fragrances, baby items, tote bags, water bottles. tmz first reporting the possible connection but they're keeping mum about all things baby. they're not saying whether they were born or not.
>> sir carter. >> i wonder what the queen feels about 9 baby being knighted already. >> we found out that neither name, sir or rumi is in the top 1,000 names for any births -- >> rumi. how do you spell it? >> r-u-m-i. >> the name of a mystical poet. sir carter, where does that rank in comparison? >> everybody loves my stories today. we have stuff to get to. we'll go through this quick. the world is about to get more blue, that's a good thing. after 90,000 submissions crayola narrowing down a vivid blue that scientists created accidentally while experimenting with electronics materials. you can vote for your favorite name. the choices are dreams come true, star-spangled blue, blue moon bliss and reach for the stars and bluetifuland and the winner will be announced the fourth of july. lots of people will be flipping on the grill. you need inspiration. let's bring in general manager josh gaveesh. from bill's bar and burger. thank you so much for being there all the way from rockefeller. >> yes.
>> you guys have the biggest stand-alone burger joint in the country. >> yes, ma'am, two floors in tell us why you're so unique. i mean this one is an english muffin with american cheese. >> this one by far our most popular one, this one is the fat cat. you ask anyone in my restaurant they will recommend it nine times out of ten. >> why is it called the fat cat? >> i don't know. >> probably because that's what happens after you eat a few. >> there you go. >> what can we do to impress guests when you're making burgers on the grill at home, what's the best tip you can give considering all your success? >> there are no rules for making burgers. you can make whatever type you like. my suggestion make one that represents you so if you like tropical fruits grill up some pineapples. throw them on top. if you like tex-mex, south of the border over there, throw guac on it. >> a big mess. >> it's worth it. >> ron has the veggie burger. >> that looks like the veggie burger from over here. it's got some nice swiss on it. >> i think that represents you. >> beef burger. >> we have some more in the back for you. >> we have shrimp burgers, chicken burgers, burgers for everybody. they're going to enjoy that.
thank you so much, josh. >> my pleasure. my pleasure. enjoy. >> happy saturday, everybody. we'll see you back here with more "gma" on a sunday morning. >> whoo-hoo. >> i'll have a bite of that. >> my pleasure. enjoy. i'm alicia vitarelli up next on "action news," saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. developing now, new jersey government has shut down. how it could impact your holiday plans. breaking news a dozen people are hurt after a kay on the be scene at an arkansas nightclub. plus, chris sowers has the accuweather forecast. "action news" at 9 next. >> good morning it is saturday,
state locked in a stalemate. plus breaking news out of arkansas, two dozen people were hurt when shots rang out inside a packed nightclub overnight. marijuana sales are legal in a 5th state. the multimillion dollar payday the move is expected to bring. we'll have more on those stories, but first, the big question for everybody this weekend, chris sowers has the answer. >> reporter: so far so good we'll get you outside, the forecast calls for quiet conditions, tomorrow, monday and tuesday, it's going to be hot and sticky out there. speaking of sticky, if you've been outdoors, it's oppressive out there this morning. humidity levels jumped overnight and we have dewpoints in the mid to you meaner -- upper