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good morning, america. face-to-face, president donald trump and president vladimir putin's meeting at the g20 summit. >> rex and i had a tremendous meeting yesterday with president putin. >> but this morning the two different takes over the issue of russian election meddling. what both sides are saying plus trump's latest meetings with world leaders. violent protests. demonstrators in hamburg fired up setting up blockades, looting stores and attacking police. >> nighttime and things have gotten a lot worse now on the streets. >> their angry message with the world watching. gator attack. a man's terrifying encounter on a golf course. >> he was right at his arm. he says it's ugly. it's all the way down to the bone.
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>> what he was doing that brought him in the gator's grasp and how he got away. and tale of the tape. the fatal crash involving venus williams' suv. why both sides say this video helps their case as venus tries to stay focused on winning at wimbledon. >> all i can do is try to be my best. hey, good morning, and it's another busy day for donald trump who is already hard at work over in germany on the second overseas trip of his presidency. >> and here he is just hours ago meeting with british prime minister theresa may and soon he is going to sit down with chinese president xi jinping but this is the seating everyone is talking about. trump sitting down shaking hands with russian president vladimir putin, a meeting he's describing as, quote, tremendous. >> in the aftermath of that meeting, there's something of a he said/he said going on. the russians say putin denied meddling in the american elections and that trump accepted that denial.
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the trump administration says that's not true. trump himself was asked about this discrepancy this morning. >> we're going to get to the bottom of that in just a moment. all of these meetings of world leaders at the g20 summit playing out against the backdrop of protests in the streets of hamburg, germany. more violent clashes overnight. we have team coverage this morning, and we start with abc's cecilia vega who is traveling with the president. cecilia, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, paula, from a very windy hamburg, germany. you know, this meeting with vladimir putin was only supposed to last for about 30 minutes. instead they had so much to say, it went on for 2 hours and 16 minutes and talking for so long at one point the first lady popped her head in the room to see if they wanted to wrap it up. this morning, president trump is back to meeting with world leaders at the g20 summit sitting side by side with britain's theresa may. >> prime minister may and i have developed a very special relationship and i think trade will be a very big factor between our two countries. i want to thank you very much. >> reporter: later this morning
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he'll meet with china's xi jinping, another crucial sit-down that come as mid heightened tensions with north korea and the president's growing frustration with china's unwillingness to take a hard i line with pyongyang but even the president himself is among those still talking about yesterday's high stakes face-to-face with russia's vladimir putin. >> rex and i had a tremendous meeting yesterday with president putin. >> reporter: secretary of state rex tillerson was in that room saying the two men connected quickly and had positive chemistry. the cameras allowed in to see president trump reach out for a handshake. there was smiling, small talk and before they got down to business, even a back pat. >> we look forward to a lot of very positive things happening for russia, for the united states. relationsh thank you. >> reporter: putin returning the compliment, saying he too was
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pleased to meet president trump for the first time. later first lady melania trump also seen smiling and chatting with putin seated right next to him at dinner. behind closed doors, the white house says it was president trump who pressed the issue of russia's election meddling. but what happened next, each side tells a different story. tillerson says putin denied russia's involvement and the president stopped pressing. >> the president at this point, he pressed him and then, you know, felt like at this point let's talk about how do we go forward. >> reporter: the russians say president trump heard putin's denial and, quote, accepted it. the white house says that is not the case. asked for his version of the story this morning. mr. president, did the russians lie about your meeting yesterday? from president trump no comment. yeah, no comment there. now the one thing both sides do agree on, a cease-fire deal reached for the southwestern part of syria. this is a deal reached by the
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relief u.s., russia and with the help of jordan also. rex tillerson says this is a sign that the two countries, russia and the united states can work together but similar cease-fire deals like this one have not lasted very long and this country remains to be seen whether this might be different. >> thank you very much for your reporting, cecilia. trying to find a little bit of common ground there. and as world leaders hold their high-stakes meetings at the g20 summit, thousands of angry protesters have been hitting the streets of hamburg, germany. >> there was more chaos overnight and this morning more protests in the works. abc's james longman has been right out there in the thick of it. james, good morning to you. >> reporter: dan, paula, good morning. another huge night of unrest. but today is meant to be the main day of protest. people busing in especially for what they're calling the solidarity without borders. parts of this city are looking like a war zone. overnight utter chaos on the streets of hamburg as word leaders prepare for another round of meetings. protesters setting up blockades,
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looting and attacking police. now it's nighttime and things have got a lot worse on the streets. this water cannon hitting protesters behind us and they continue to throw things at the police. nearly 200 officers injured in clashes. more than 100 detained. facing a barrage of projectiles thrown from nearby roof, officers in full riot gear making their way into buildings, arresting those inside. some 500 people looting this supermarket. during the day anti-globalization demonstrators marched peacefully expressing a range of grievances. >> i don't think three fascists who have arrived yesterday have the right to be in my city, namely, trump, putin and erdogan. >> reporter: but there's always protests at g20, anarchists railing against a perceived corrupt world order. the police moving in with a water cannon just deployed. this is basically a big game of cat and mouse. this morning president trump a target of that criticism,
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complimenting angela merkel and germany's response to the violence on the street. >> it's been really incredible the way things have been handled without much interruption despite quite a few people, and they seem to follow your g20s around. meetings. i think we're in for another day of anger. >> another day of anger. be safe out there. let's bring in abc news political commentator cokie roberts and abc news political analyst kristen soltis anderson, both of whom are in washington this morning. good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> so, let's start here with that he said/he said situation, the different stories about whether trump accepted putin's denial of meddling in our election. cokie, let me start with you. how problematic is this story line for trump? >> politically i don't think it's all that problematic because what happens,
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republicans agree with him and democrats disagree. that's where we are right now in this country. the real question is, excuse me, whether putin feels that he played trump and we really won't know the answer to that question until we see what happens down the line on the world stage. but what lavrov, the russian foreign minister, said trump said which was that they've investigated this for months and there's not any evidence, that's something the president has said many times so it's quite believable. >> though it would require democrats who for a long time said they don't like russia. they think russia is the reason hillary is not president, for them to accept what the russian foreign minister said, i don't think any american has reason to really believe that the russian government is the one telling the truth in this situation. >> and, ladies, both sides say they want to move on from the election meddling story. secretary of state rex tillerson saying it's, quote, an intractable disagreement but is moving on, is that actually doable? >> well, there's -- >> there's an investigation going on, you know, you've got
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robert mueller investigating the whole issue. you've got the senate talking about further sanctions against russia. i don't think there's any moving on happening and what was clear yesterday regardless of which side you believe is that there was no punishment talked about for russia. so moving on just says, well, whoever did it, we're forgetting about it. >> right, and we've got the 2018 midterm elections coming up. if russia is not on their best behavior, then this won't go away. there will be more calls for the u.s. to take further action. >> let's turn now to china because the president is going to sit down with the chinese president xi jinping this morning. china is north korea's most important ally and trump has been hoping publicly that xi will pressure the koreans to stop testing nuclear weapons, but it does not appear to be
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working. kristen, let me start with you. do we expect progress out of this meeting today? >> china has expressed that they think they're in a very tough position because their number one goal is stability. they do not want any kind of humanitarian or further economic crisis in north korea because that will just hurt them. so the interests of china are different than the interests of united states and our other allies in the region so it's -- i am not optimistic that there are any really good options at this point in north korea. >> but secretary tillerson said yesterday, in fact, that if china did not cooperate, that there were really no other options meaning i guess military options is where you go and, of course, that's terrifying, but china is playing a very big role at the g20 and their trade deal is getting worked out that's leaving the united states out. the united states is really isolated in this meeting, and that could be the biggest problem down the road. >> all right, cokie and kristen, lady, thank you so much for your analysis and joining us on an early saturday morning from d.c. >> always good to be with you. >> have a good morning, ladies. also, a major victory is in sight for iraqi security forces
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who are apparently set to declare victory in mosul at any moment. >> this would be a significant achievement for the security forces as mosul in iraq has long been an isis stronghold and abc's ian pannell is in erbil, iraq, for us this morning with the very latest. ian. >> reporter: paula, dan, iraqi tv are predicting victory in mosul will be declared within the next few hours. now, here's the most important caveat. we've heard that prediction repeatedly over the last week but it is true to say that they are very close, they're close to the river and when they get to the river, then isis will have been beaten in mosul. why is it taking so long? well, look, there are three main reasons. the first one is the terrain in the old city. we were down there the other day. it takes hours and hours just to move a few blocks. that's partly because so many of the buildings have been badly damaged, many of them have been destroyed. the second reason is the resistance of isis. don't forget they're taking on an enemy who's willing to stand and fight to the death. and the third key factor here is that there are still hundreds and hundreds of civilians
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trapped inside the old city. they're fighting from house to house from alleyway to alleyway. there are very close quarters and we were down there with the special forces general. i asked how close isis were to our current position. he looked down at his ipad and he said, about 15 yards away. so they have to go slowly to protect the civilians and have to go slowly because of the terrain. and talking to civilians, the other key thing we've been seeing is hundreds of hundreds of people coming out today. they're shell-shocked. they've been neglected, abused and worse by isis and for them, they think this is no longer their home, which throws forward to the whole issue of how do you reconstruct? so this morning it's fair to say that the battle, the victory of mosul is close at hand. but the victory against isis, the war, will still take much longer. paula, dan. >> harrowing to see the pictures of ian navigating through mosul, also terrible to see those children. ian pannell, thank you very much. we move now back here stateside and a hostage crisis at a bank in georgia.
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>> the suspect who claimed to be a former marine called our atlanta affiliate with a long list of grievances. eva pilgrim joins us with more on how it all played out. good morning to you, eva. >> reporter: for hours a standoff outside a small army of police, inside a man holding two hostages, claiming he had a bomb. that man now dead. those hostages safe. this morning we're learning why he walked into the bank. terrifying moments at the suburban atlanta wells fargo bank. a man carrying explosives taking hostages holed up inside. >> the insinuation was that the explosives were in the backpack that he carried and as you know, a backpack can carry a large amount of explosives. >> reporter: snipers and s.w.a.t. team members in position. guns drawn. the man inside, calling our atlanta affiliate wsb with a list of demands. why are you holding up the bank, sir? >> the department of veteran
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affairs stole my money. they committed fraud, and they stole my disability. i'm homeless and destitute. i just want my money back. >> reporter: that man former marine named brian easley who served two tours in iraq talking about his prior mental health issues upset he was about to become homeless. >> i told the bank at random, i was going to be out on the street, homeless, no food, no nothing. i don't have much money left. i'm not going to survive the rest of the month. >> reporter: linda seeva, a bank employee being held hostage also getting on the phone. >> anything else that you can tell us? >> he's been very respectful. >> reporter: police surround the bank negotiating for him to come out. hours later tactical teams moving in, those hostages running out. easley was shot and killed. and investigators say it's still not clear if he had an explosive in the bag in the bank with him. >> eva, thank you so much for reporting on that. we want to turn now to a man's frightening encounter
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with a ten-foot alligator. we've been talking about it. a little disturbing all morning. >> there's the alligator in question, and it happened on a golf course clamping down on the guy's arm and abc's erielle reshef has the story. >> reporter: a terrifying gator attack in florida. >> 911, that is the address of your emergency? >> a man was in the water diving for golf balls. needless to say, he was bit by a nine-foot alligator. >> reporter: scott lahodik has been diving for golf balls for 30 years but this time things went horribly wrong at the 6th hole. >> the alligator had a hold of him pretty good. >> reporter: the 51-year-old thinking fast. >> the alligator grabbed his arm. started doing the death roll. he was able to punch it in the face and he let go. >> reporter: managing to wrestle himself from the jaws of the represetile and wriggled free but not before the alligator left its mark. >> it was right at his arm. he says it's ugly. it's all the way down to the bone. >> reporter: emergency crews rushing to help as trappers caught the alligator that charged lahodik. >> you don't get many over 10 and a half. he's probably 500, 600 pounds or more.
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>> reporter: this is far from the first alligator attack in florida. more than 30 bitten from 2013 to 2015. >> my reaction is he shouldn't be in the water. that's for the gators. you hit golf balls in there. the gators eat them. leave the golf ball as lone. >> reporter: lahodik lucky to be alive and lucky his instincts kicked in just in time. lahodik was treated for his injuries to his arm but he was released from the hospital on friday. the club where this happened says he was hired to retrieve the golf balls from the water and was just doing his job when the gator attacked. it's a dangerous job but somebody's doing it. >> maybe you do that job in the midwest or another part of the country where alligators are not present. >> not alligator infested waters. >> thank you, erielle. let's check the forecast now and get it back over to rob. hey, rob. >> good morning, guys. >> reporter: good morning, guys, dry hot conditions out west, we have several fires burning over 3 dozen this morning. bute county, 6 injuries and ten
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homes burned. fires outside of sacramento, evacuations on going there. outside of santa santa barbara. the main culprit for the explosive development, the heat, the record-breaking high temperatures, palm springs, 122. phoenix, 118. woodland hills, 110. los angeles, 96 degrees. more records expected as far north as spokane. the core of this slides east over the next couple of days, toasty from burbank to dodge city. that's what's going on in the western half of the country here's the local forecast. >> reporter: good morning, everyone, i'm meteorologist chris sowers with this accuweather update. they can keep that heat out west. mainly clear skies, it will be
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warm, high temperatures close to 90. without the humidity it will feel all right out there. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 89 degrees very warm today, less humid, 85 sunny and gorgeous tomorrow. monday, 88 possible. >> you're twinning. look at you. >> i think we actually are -- >> and he has brown in his tie. you guys are color coordinated. >> we've often been accused of being twins. >> looking good. >> along with the weather from burbank to dodge city. >> you're coordinating your outfits the night before. >> we'll do it again tomorrow. >> america might like news headlines. >> thank you for that. good point. >> save us all. >> good morning, everyone. we're going to begin with breaking news from overseas. u.s. responding to north korea's test fire of a intercontinental ballistic missile this week. overnight pentagon officials
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announcing that two u.s. bombers flew over the korean peninsula dropping dummy bombs on a target range in south korea. the bombers were joined by other allies from the region, south korea and japan. back here at home a federal appeals court is dismissing hawaii's legal challenge to president trump's travel ban. state lawmakers there in hawaii asked the court to block parts of the temporary ban. the u.s. supreme court ruling to uphold some of the 90-day ban pending further argument before them in october. and overseas now to greece, a college student from texas was killed while vacationing with friends there. 22-year-old bakari henderson was allegedly beaten to death by two groups outside of a bar on a greek island. eight people have been arrested in connection with that slaying. and a new york city hospital is offering to admit a terminally ill british baby or send an experimental drug to london so his doctors there can treat him. 11-month-old charlie gard is set to be taken off of life support and british courts have sided with his doctors who have refused the parents' request to let them take him,
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charlie, to the u.s. for treatment. and take a look at this. newly released image, a newly released image from inside the delta flight that was forced to return to seattle after a passenger allegedly attacked a flight attendant and tried to open an emergency exit. 23-year-old joseph hudek appeared before a federal judge on friday. he is charged with interfering with a flight crew. finally a woman in alaska is cherishing her chance encounter with former president obama. her name, jolene jakinski, there with her 6-month-old baby girl gisele and the former president or someone claiming to be the former president in an airport -- >> i'm pretty sure that's the president. >> she said she was waiting in the airport's private area when she spotted mr. obama. the pair chatted for about five minutes and snapped a few photos. >> are you insinuating that could have been you in those photos? >> i'm not saying -- listen -- >> maybe it was ron claiborne. >> one time someone came up to me and said, general powell, can we take a picture with you and i
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posed with them and i never said anything. >> and they're happy and you're happy. >> stolen valor. >> yeah. general powell. >> i should say, the former president looks rested. >> he does. >> if that is him. >> if that is him. >> we will look into that. >> or it's ron. >> ron claiborne/general powell. >> general claiborne. >> thank you very much. we salute you. >> general claiborne. >> general claiborne. coming up here on "gma," it's a high-tech prison break. it's the second time an inmate from south carolina has escaped from a maximum security prison. did a drone help him get out this time? plus, just released video showing the deadly crash involving tennis star venus williams. could this prove her innocence? also, one of stars of "the avengers" jeremy renner speaking out about the injuries he reportedly suffered on the set of his latest movie coming up in "pop news." we'll be right back. "good morning america" is brought to you by sherwin-williams. make the most of your color with the very best paint.
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welcome back to "gma" on a busy saturday. happening right now, the g20 summit. president trump with a working weekend in germany. this is his second overseas trip. police also bracing for more clashes with protesters. look at this overnight. demonstrators in the host city of hamburg setting up blockades, looting stores and attacking police. also happening right now, auto parts recall potentially affecting millions of cars across the u.s. u.s. safety regulators say that parts used to prevent leaks from the gas tank could crack and potentially cause fires. volkswagen, porsche and audi all now trying to track down those recalled parts. and more sears closings across the country. official word, they will close another 43 locations in more than 25 states. this includes 8 sears stores, 35 kmarts by early october.
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this is round two and we have the full list on our website to see if your local sears or kmart will be affected. >> a lot of history there. >> yeah. coming up on the show, the new video of the fatal crash involving the tennis star venus williams. does this show that she's not at fault for the accident? we'll get into. but first the convict back behind bars this morning after his second escape from a prison in south carolina. this one right out of a movie. >> it's wild, all right. authorities say the tools that he used in his breakout may have been delivered by a drone and abc's kenneth moton joins us from houston, texas, with more including what he had on him. good morning, kenneth. >> reporter: good morning, paula and dan. it was a dramatic capture by texas rangers and u.s. marshals, but they won't say exactly what led them to jimmy causey on the run for about 72 hours, his escape elaborate thanks to a smuggled cell phone and some wire cutters possibly delivered by a drone. this morning, south carolina fugitive jimmy causey back
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behind bars captured in an austin, texas, motel. >> he was surprised when he was awakened out of his sleep but that played to our advantage. >> reporter: u.s. marshals say the prison escapee armed with a pistol, a shotgun, ammunition, cell phones and nearly $50,000 in cash. >> i can tell you that there are a number of people that assisted him. >> reporter: a massive manhunt after his escape near charleston on independence day gaining his freedom possibly with the help of a cell phone and a drone. >> this could have been a catastrophic result because of cell phones and drones and it's a simple fix. >> reporter: investigators believe that drone dropped wire cutters for causey right into the prison yard. >> everyone who assisted him we intend on bringing to justice as well. >> reporter: the maximum security prison breakout not the first for the 46-year-old felon who is serving five life sentences for kidnapping, robbery and burglary. in 2005 he got away from another facility in a garbage truck. >> an intense manhunt for two
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dangerous fugitives. >> reporter: both escapes investigators say the inmate used a dummy in his bed to fool the guards. but this time, more high tech. prison officials say drones delivering contraband on the rise nationwide. they're also demanding that the feds allow them to jam cell phone signals. >> as long as cell phones continue to be utilized by inmates in prisons we're going to have very well-planned escapes. >> reporter: the investigation continues to figure out how causey escaped and who helped him. those guns, all that cash and, of course, the drone. this morning, one prison employee has been fired in connection with the breakout. >> ken internet, to be clear that is not the drone in question. >> reporter: it is not the drone. one that looks like it. >> just wanted to make sure in case any law enforcement is watching this morning. thank you, kenneth. >> you're such a newsman, dan. >> i'm a news person. >> you are such a newsman. always wanting to get the facts right.
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that's what's going on nationally. time for the local forecast. >> reporter: good morning, everyone, i'm chris sowers with this accuweather update. no showers out there this morning, just a few clouds, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, breezy and warm and less humid highs around 89. fort to you by victoza. >> thank you, ginger. appreciate it. he's giving me the death stare. >> is this your first fight, guys? >> this is our first on air spat. i'm not talking to dan anymore. >> and for those of you who don't know, rob is like a foot taller than me so this is a dangerous game. >> you are playing with fire is what you're playing with. >> ron claiborne. coming up, the battle back home for venus williams as she tries to keep her focus on wimbledon after that fatal car accident. why both sides say this new video just came out proves their case. also, stunt gone wrong. how jeremy renner was injured on
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venus williams celebrating a battle won on the court while fighting another one in the court. >> she is charging through the early rounds of wimbledon while back home police released this video of last month's fatal crash involving her suv. now, both sides are weighing in on what it shows with very different perspectives and ron is here with more on this. >> very different. in that video we can see what happened in the intersection with the accident occurring on june 9th. the two sides, williams and the family of the man who died who is suing her, the family, say it backs their version of what took place and now police investigators, they are weighing in. this newly released surveillance video shows the fatal crash involving tennis superstar venus williams. williams' car can be seen driving through an intersection in palm beach gardens, florida, slowing down to avoid another car turning left in front of hers. another car comes from williams' right and slams into her vehicle. attorneys for williams say the video shows she was not in the wrong. >> she still entered that intersection on a green light and she had the right to be there.
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>> reporter: the passenger in that car that struck williams, jerome barson, injured in the crash and died later. his wife linda who was driving was seriously injured. the family attorney says they had the right of way. in a statement friday, palm beach gardens police said it has been determined the vehicle driven by venus williams lawfully entered the intersection on a circular green traffic signal. police say they are still investigating. lawyers for both parties say they will examine the cars involved in the crash in order to obtain key data from the vehicle's black boxes. >> we are very pleased that the evidence will be preserved, examined. we are confident that the evidence will show ms. williams was at fault. >> this is a very unfortunate accident and somebody died and she's distraught about it. >> reporter: all this taking place about 4,000 miles from wimbledon where venus williams has advanced to the fourth round going for her sixth singles title there. >> a smile.
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we haven't seen a smile in a week. >> reporter: as her lawyers gather evidence to defend her, williams preparing to do battle on a different court. >> so i've had to step it up but i imagine that's going to continue so all i can do is try to be my best. >> remember the initial police report said that williams was at fault for violating the right of way of the barsons' car. in a statement friday, a statement they released friday, police now say they're not saying who is at fault. a police spokesman saying that a final determination has not been made. venus williams will play her next match coming up on monday. >> important to note venus has not been charged. >> she has not been charged. >> trying to do the two things at once. "weekend download," the upside of parenting. how it's good for our physical and mental health. >> there's an upside to parenting? >> you'll hear it after the break. >> if you want to be in katy perry's new video, details in "pop" with adrienne.
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♪ okay, time for the "weekend download" and today we're reminding ourselves about the up side of parenting. it's easy to complain but there is an upside and joining us is emma seppala, ph.d. author of the book, "the happiness track." hey, emma. >> good morning. >> we both have 2-year-olds. it's easy to identify what the downsides are. you say parenting can make you much happier. >> absolutely. for one it teaches you to let go.
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you make plans and things change in an instant and a nap gets missed. a cold happening in the family and all your plans are changed and teaches you to stop sweating the small stuff and let go of things that are not important. your child's health is more important than your car stereo not working. it boosts your health. research shows that parenting actually lowers your blood pressure and parents are 50% less likely to get a cold. >> this is what the data show. interesting. the other thing that parents deal with is fomo. fear of missing out. all their single friends on instagram or facebook taking vacations. do you deal with that how? >> you may have less freedom than you did before, however, what you do gain is invaluable. you gain a sense of purpose and meaning. all of a sudden your life is about something so much bigger than yourself and that has tremendous impact on your personal happiness and fulfillment throughout your life and it also impacts your cardiovascular health as well as your longevity. >> i've felt that for sure in terms of the increasing meaning in life but one of the things you styles hear from parents is that, you know, i've got this creature living into my house until he or she is 18.
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it feels like it will last forever. >> right. on the one hand it can feel like it's lasting foreverment, on the other you see them developing so fast and you realize time is flying and they'll be a -- from tot to teens in a very short amount of time so it really teaches you to appreciate it and be grateful and to live in the present. >> speed is the big challenge. i want to cryogenically freeze my little boy but thank you very much. i really appreciate it. great tips. and if you want to hear much more of my conversation, check out the 10% happier podcast which is available on apple podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts, and we'll be right back with "pop news." with "pop news." honey? can we do this tomorrow? (grunts of effort) can we do this tomorrow? if you have heart failure symptoms, your risk of hospitalization could increase, making tomorrow uncertain. but entresto is a medicine that was proven, in the largest heart failure study ever, to help more people stay alive and out of the hospital
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specifically motown, modesto, after jeremy renner, he was born and raised there, on the mend. "the avengers" actor revealing at a recent film festival he injured a broken elbow and wrist on both arms white filming "tag." we're trying to figure out how he did that. he showed pictures, one with the caption fall down seven times, stand up eight and, no, that was not a proposal. >> thank you for clarifying. i was wondering. >> yeah, i think she's trying to like put his cast on him because he can't really tie his own shoes, get dressed himself because he's broken both arms. but you know what's interesting about him, he remodels houses and his momma's house just sold in modesto so just an interesting little note there but you know him from big action movies like "avengers" where he didn't get hurt. he has a new one coming out. >> allegedly i think we have to investigate that along with the president obama picture. it could be promotional. >> it could be promotion. >> general claiborne, get on the case. >> we're on it. >> another modesto story.
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macklemore releasing a a brand-new music video for "glorious." his grandmomma lives in modesto. >> i thought he was from seattle? >> he is but -- >> everybody has a connection to modesto in "pop news." >> yes. she celebrated her 100th birthday in his music video doing whatever she wanted to do. take a look at this. ♪ searching through euphoria to find the present ♪ ♪ 20,000 deep >> i love the song, however, let me just give you a little caption here. helen and macklemore singing karaoke, enjoying the arcade. the rapper gets his co-star's name tattooed on his arm, helen. i'm just giving you this caveat. it is not all pg. there are a couple of scenes i would not say are appropriate for children. she eggs a house in one part of the video, but it turns out it's her house, so it's okay. >> so it's okay to egg a house if it's yours. >> if it's your house. >> i'm just giving you a warning. katy perry is on the lookout for an aspiring dancer to star in her up coming music
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video for -- ♪ swish swish fish >> she has a few pointers on how to stick out. >> fun, funny, weird, i don't know, great choreography and post it on youtube, instagram or musical.ly with #swishswishchallenge and i will pick my favorite dancer to be in the music video with me. >> with katy. the pop star owe contest wants performers 13 and up to show off their moves, be unique. the deadline is july 12th. filming starts later this month. one more story for you. the pringles brand is upping the ante in the savory department teaming up with nissin, the makers of ramen. so now they have pringles flavored like top ramen. >> still eat these. >> do you? >> i love them. >> never mind. everybody, dig into some ramen today in honor of paula faris. okay, but what do you guys think? >> it does take like ramen. >> it's a limited edition flavor. i'm kind of excited. they're only available at dollar
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general stores later this month for $1.50 a tube. >> $1.50 a tube. >> this tastes like when i was broke. >> low sodium. >> thank you very much for watching "gma" on a saturday morning. >> it's saturday. >> thank you very much for "pop news." >> see you back here tomorrow. >> on sunday. sunday. >> i'm nydia han in for gray hall. coming up next on "action news" saturday morning at 9:00 a.m., a man's body is burned and resulted with gunshot wounds overnight. neighbors help mother and four children escape after the apartment collapses. those stories and the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast and more, it's a good one. all next on nags saturday
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july 8 i'm nydia han, here's what we're following right now on "action news." a sanitation worker makes a gruesome discovery overnight in the city's bridesburg section. president trump speaks publicly for the filter since
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his meeting with russian president vladimir putin. we are learning about a series of paint ball attacks in southwest philadelphiaful. philadelphiaful -- philadelphia. outside we go to chris sowers, it's beautiful out there. >> reporter: if you like it today, sunday is better. we have 76 degrees in philadelphia. with fairly high humidity levels that will drop off during the course of the day. poconos, 67. allentown, 74. trenton, 75. dover, 77. dover and cape may, 76. remember anything over 60 is considered humid, you get into the upper 60s low 70s that's oppressive. we saw the numbers in the 70 that are dropping off, they will continue to do so as the day wears on. 5:00 p.m., 59 no humidity in the city. trenton, 62. only slightly hum

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