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america th good morning, america. breaking overnight, back from the brink? the new message from north korea after its leader reviews those plans to fire missiles toward guam. we are live on the korean peninsula with the latest. also this morning, president trump facing new backlash. [ chanting ] thousands of protesters at trump tower overnight upset overis to violence in virginia calling them out by name two days later. >> kkk, neo-nazis, white supremacists. >> as three top ceos quit the president's council in protest. breaking news, hurricane gert brewing in the atlantic threatening the east coast as millions head to the beach. the new warning about rip currents and seven-foot waves
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this morning. and an abc news exclusive. taylor terrorist winning her case against the former radio deejay accused of groping her. what he is saying to "gma" as the pop superstar shares a message for all victims this morning. happy tuesday, everybody. good morning, america. great to have david with us here and once again we got a lot of news for you. >> yep, overnight president trump returning to new york visiting trump tower for the first time since taking office. he was greeted by thousands of protesters. >> you know, a lot of outrage over the president's delay waiting two days to call out those hate groups by name after that charlottesville attack and we did watch as he walked into that room at the white house yesterday before the cameras. many still saying the fact that it took him 48 hours to get to this point right there was troubling, in fact, some prominent ceos resigning from his council and the president is
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firing back against those ceos and we'll have more this morning. we begin with breaking news on north korea. we have now learned that its leader have been briefed on that plan to launch missiles near the u.s. territory of guam and may be changing course. our chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz is near the north korean border in seoul with the latest. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, robin. it appears that kim jong-un may have blinked. well, a statement is full of bluster and threats and says he has reviewed plans for attacking the waters off guam. the statement also says that kim will wait to see what the u.s. does next. specifically saying the supreme leader will watch stupid american behavior a bit longer. that seems a real change in the specific and alarming statements he has been making over the past few weeks, robin. >> we know that the -- it's taking the approach of being diplomatic here but that there
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are some military options that could be presented to president trump. >> reporter: exactly, robin. the u.s. military is tracking this carefully and does have military option as valuable with the secretary of defense saying overnight if they fire at the united states, that's called war. if they do that, then it's game on because even if it appears for now that kim is backing off, this is not over. intelligence analysts believe he can fit a nuclear weapon inside an icbm so this remains a huge threat, robin, the biggest foreign policy challenge our nation faces. >> it certainly does. martha, thank you. back here at home president trump is nowtroubling new poll . his approval rating now dropping to his lowest ever. 34% say they approve of the job he's doing. 61% say they disapprove. the president seeing that firsthand when he returned to new york city greeted by protesters at trump tower as we showed you at the top ce is liv
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morning. good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning, david. well, for the first time as president trump is waking up here at home at trump tower, but he is still facing the fallout from his response to the violence in charlottesville. yesterday as he mentioned he tried to clarify put a damper on all this outrage but critics say it's too little too late. overnight president trump arriving back in new york, but following the president home, protests and outrage ove the ha violence that erupted over the weekend. [ chanting ] >> reporter: the president tried to quell the criticism monday, finally saying what so many had been waiting to hear calling that hate out by name. >> racism is evil and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs including the kkk, neo-nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups that are repugnant to everything we hold dear as
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americans. >> reporter: but asked what took him so long, the president offered no explanation. >> they have been condemned. >> reporter: hours later the president followed up suggesting the media is blowing this out of proportion tweeting made additional remarks on charlottesville and realize once again that the fake news media will never be satisfied. it took the president two days to call out the white supremacists. at first he spoke out against the protesters on many sides. >> we condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides, on many sides. >> reporter: that sparked a fierce backlash even from some of the president's republican allies and now three top ceos have stepped down from their roles with the administration in protest. including kenneth frazier, the ceo of merck and only african-american on the president's manufacturing council. he says his decision is a matter of personal conscience adding
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america's leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejeeking expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy. critics are pointing to what the president did not say yesterday. nowhere has he labeled this violence which left one woman dead as an act of terrorism and that's a label that many in his own administration and other republicans have been using. >> mary, we know you reported there. it took about 48 hours for the president to go before the cameras and to say racism is evil and to call out those groups by name but then overnight causing controversy because just hours after making that statement there at the white house, he retweeted something. >> reporter: yeah, david, the president overnight retweeted a member, a known member of the so-called alt-right a tweet about shootings in chicago not getting enough national media attention. the president seemingly frustrated with the media's ongoing coverage of his response to charlottesville. but, david, it's not just what the president has been retweet
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but what he's not been tweeting. the first lady condemned the violence in charlottesville, ivanka trump too and took a look. the president did not retweet those messages. >> didn't retweet his wife or daughter's. mary bruce, thanks. david, protests in the wake of that virginia attack also breaking out in north carolina. people took down a statue of a confederate soldier in front of the old durham county courthouse. this as we learn new details about the driver in the charlottesville attack. james alex fields jr. who was denied bail as he faces second degree murder charges. abc's eva pilgrim is there in charlottesville for us again this morning. good morning, eva. >> reporter: good morning. this is where fields drove that car. we've seen so many people come here, many of them hurting, looking for answers. this morning some tough questions, did the city do enough? [ chanting ]
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>> reporter: tensions simmering outside a courtroom in charlottesville. inside, a judge denying bond for james fields, the man accused of driving his car into a crowd of people protesting against a white nationalist rally. some of those white nationalists showing up defending themselves to a hostile crowd. i asked one of them why did they bring weapons if this was supposed to be a peaceful protest. >> we were afraid the police might not defend us and they didn't. >> reporter: it started friday night. burning torches marching on the university of virginia's campus. the white nationalists attempting to hold a rally protesting the removal of a statue of confederate general robert e. lee. two sides all americans battling it out on the streets and then that tragic attack. the police chief speaking for the first time defending how his department handled the deadly weekend. >> once the crowds were dispersed they went to many
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locations throughout the city. >> reporter: the chief confirming this street, the one where the attack happened was supposed to be closed to traffic when that car came barreling down. >> we lost three lives this weekend. we certainly haveagic, tragic w. >> reporter: 19 people injured. a bloody 24 hours, the images now seared into people's minds. >> those images this weekend are very painful but i am not going to let them define us. they're not going to tell our story. >> reporter: the mayor and other white nationalists groups filed for a permit. david. >> eva, our thanks to you again. as the outrage grows, some white nationalist groups want to capitalize tin profile planning more rallies across the country as we speak and tom llamas has been tracking these groups for months now spe
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morning with our first look. good morning, tom. >> reporter: david, good morning to you. despite what we just saw happen now new plans for white nationalist rallies on college campuses and on the west coast, plus counterdemonstrations made up of thousands of people. >> here we will stand. >> reporter: this white nationalists vowing to organize even more events and now a university president says he may not be able to stop an upcoming campus speech by one of the movement's most visible leaders. richard spencer. their next rally set for september 12th at the university of florida. the school's president posting on facebook, even though he would find spencer's presence deeply disturbing, we must follow the law upholding the first amendment not to discriminate based on content and provide access to a public space. [ chanting ] >> reporter: and overnight,
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texas a&m deciding to cancel a white lives matter rally that was set for september 11th stating the risks of threat to life and safety compel us to cancel the event. that campus saw major clashes the last time spencer spoke. >> white people are ruling right now. white people have a tremendous a power. >> reporter: abc news has been following spencer and other white nationalist leaders like matt hinebock. >> the nationalist community came here to defend our heritage. >> reporter: our team was in charlottesville with him at the rally that turned deadly. those two part of the growing so-called alt-right movement. white nationalists who think white identity is under attack. both credit president trump's anti-immigration, america first policies with their rise into the mainstream. >> he's opened up a door, his movement has opened up a door but it's up to us to take the initiative. >> if you were to take images
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from this weekend and compare them to what you saw in the 1950s and '60s, you would be hard-pressed to tell me much has changed other than the fact they're not wearing sheets. >> reporter: their numbers are growing. the southern poverty law center reports since 2014 more than 125 new hate groups have formed. now, these clashes are so violent because there is a coordinated effort on the extreme left as well known as the anti-fascists who tell us violence and property damage is acceptable when battling white nationalists. both groups tell us they're growing in numbers and they said the tension between both side, guys, has never been this heated ever. >> just didn't know how timely it would be when you first started looking into it months ago. an important question. "20/20" friday night called "the great divide" that airs at 10:00 p.m. eastern right here, tom. look forward to it. >> hard to believe it is 2017. now to a terror arrest in oklahoma city. a 23-year-old in custody accused
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of trying to detonate what he thought was an explosive filled van. our senior justice correspondent pierre thomas has those details from washington. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: robin, good morning. the fbi claims jerry varnell had deadly intentions that he assembled a caravan bomb and put it in a van and drove to downtown oklahoma city, parking it into this alley. then the fbi says he attempted to detonate what he thought was 1,000 pounds of explosives but it was all a sting. the bomb was fake and fbi agents put him in handcuffs and launched an investigation eight months ago surround varnell with undercover operatives posing as anti-government radicals. this after an informant told them varnell was planning to detonate a bomb at the federal reserve building here in washington. he allegedly told one informant i'm out for blood. robin. >> oh, my. all right, pierre, thank you. robin, we turn to new details about tiger woods' arrest learning what was in his system when he was pulled over in may and abc's gio benitez has new reporting. >> you know the reason i'm out
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with you now? >> no. >> it's because you're stopped in the road. in the middle of the road. >> reporter: this morning the bombshell toxicology report obtained by espn detailing the drugs tiger woods had in his sids when he was found by florida police asleep in his car on a highway this past memorial day. according to the report, woods tested positive for five substances including thc, the active ingredient in marijuana, xanax prescribed for anxiety, two opiate painkillers, hydrocodone and dilaudid as well as ambien, eye sedative prescribed for insomnia. woods who had four major back surgeries including one just a pops before his arrest for driving under the influence told "usa today" as a previously said, i received professional help to manage my medications. recently i had been trying on my own to treat my back pain and a sleep disorder including insomnia but i realize now it was a mistake to do this without
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medical assistance. dash cam showed a different side to the athlete who won 79 pga tours and 14 majors. >> okay. do you know where you're at right now? >> i do not know. >> you have no idea? >> reporter: after hirst arrest he checked into a clinic to get help dealing with prescription drugs. he said last month he completed that treatment and, you know, he did plead guilty to reckless driving. >> let's hope he got important help with that list especially. >> thank you, guys. also, we're counting down to the total solar eclipse. it's now just six days away and officials are warning it could be one of the biggest driving distractions of the century. abc's david kerley is on the road outside of washington, d.c. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, michael. transportation officials are worried about serious accidents and traffic jams when day becomes night during the eclipse. while the spectacular solar eclipse will darken our skies officials are worried about what will happen on our roads. as we rush to see the celestial
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sensation. they're really worried that the darkened sky will become a nightmare. >> the solar eclipse on august 21st could be the biggest driver distraction of the last century. >> reporter: the last time it could be seen from the east to the west coast nearly 100 years ago. there are now 50 times more cars and traffic in the eclipse zone could be four times worse than a normal day. officials worry most about the rural states with narrow roads, many in the path of totality are taking steps to minimize gridlock on the big day. tennessee limiting lane closure, nebraska restricting drivers with oversize loads. and south carolina is calling up extra state police and first responders. >> we know tourists are flocking to those areas because the view will simply be better but we also know that the local infrastructure may not really be equipped to deal with the flood of tourists that they may be expecting. >> reporter: the feds shining a
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light on youtube. >> whether a short drive or long one please find a safe place to watch the eclipse. >> reporter: worried drivers may not be prepared. >> eclipse glasses are very good except for driving. so please don't drive while wearing these and don't have an eclipse in judgment. >> reporter: another tip, don't rely on your daytime running lights. turn on your headlights. this is going to be like driving at night in the middle of the darkness, michael. so plan on it. treat it like it's nighttime during the eclipse. >> we sure will. thank you, david. good news for people flying or be in the sky during the eclipse. it turns out pilots can decide to divert or change their flight patterns so passengers can watch. >> oh, really? >> yes. he might just do that for you. even better, you can watch our full coverage of it monday because david right here is going to anchor our live special. >> you guys are sticking me out there because the temperatures drop and animals start acting funny, you go. you go try it. >> you're the first out the door. >> that's it. >> 1:00 p.m. eastern right here
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>> we had showers overnight. now another batch is beginning to move into parts of delaware, chester county and delaware county, pennsylvania, parts of south jersey all the way into atlantic county as well. stepping outside we have cloudy skies across the region this morning. might see some sunny breaks through the day but it's mostly cloudy and at times we will see that passing shower or even a thunderstorm. here's your exclusive accuweather 7-day. it's also going to be warm, a high of 83, a little bit humid with those spotty showers probably tapering off early this evening and then sunny and hotter tomorrow. what he's says this morning only on "gma." a deadly stunt on the set of one of hollywood's biggest blockbusters. are the stunts getting too dangerous? my sweetheart's gone sayonara. this scarf all that's left to rememb... what. she washed this like a month ago!
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>> mainly cloudy skies across the region right now. storm tracker6 live double scan picking up some? generally light showers popping through central and northern delaware county. getting close to philadelphia although i'm not seeing anything on the terrace yet and parts of south jersey with that as well. so, light nuisance stuff for the most part this morning. 73 degrees in philadelphia. a bit on the muggy side. this afternoon a high of 86. at times there will be a spotty shower or a thunderstorm under mainly cloudy skies. could be an isolated drenching downpour. tomorrow, tam, sunny and hot. >> all right, david, i'll take
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what's your body of proof? welcome back to "gma." and you're looking at that massive sinkhole near tampa, florida. now claiming its eighth home and there are new concerns this morning the sinkholes will show up across the country. one trapping a man in philly over the weekend. researchers are trying to figure out what is causing them. much more on what they're finding out. >> we will have that ahead. president trump is facing new fallout over his initial response to that deadly violence in charlottesville. three top ceos from under armour, merck and intel quitting their roles with the administration in protest and the president is here in new york this morning back in trump tower for the first time since taking office and he was met with a number of protesters when he arrived yesterday. and the dallas cowboys star planning to appeal that six-game suspension for violating the
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nfl's personal conduct policy, that suspension resulting from a year-long investigation by the league about abuse allegations from his then girlfriend. so that's all. bonnie tyler sings "total eclipse of the heart." we had this in the back of our -- no one could name the song. anyway -- >> that's what's going through your head. >> i got the researchers in my ear or those other voices. the other top story, the verdict in the taylor swift trial. a colorado jury finding that former radio deejay david mueller guilty of groping the star awarding her the $1 judgment she filed for. now he's speaking out, though, exclusively to abc news and abc's clayton sandell sat down with him in denver. clayton, good morning. >> reporter: and good morning, david. you know, the jury here may have decided this case as a resounding win for taylor swift but this morning david mueller says he is not done fighting to clear his name. it took a jury less than four hours to declare victory for taylor swift.
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their verdict, former denver radio deejay david mueller assaulted and battered the superstar in 2013. this photo, she says shows the moment he grabbed her bare bottom. swift cried during closing arguments and her attorney asking is the victimization going to stop here or is it going to go on? in a statement she thanked the judgment and her legal team for fighting for me and anyone who feels silenced by sexual assault but in his first tv interview mueller insists he is innocent. >> let's talk about this photo. you admit on the stand looking at that photo that it was awkward. >> that wasn't ready. i wasn't invited to be in the photo. so it was -- i just moved into the shot the best i could. >> reporter: swift said at first she thought the alleged grope was a mistake but when she lurched away he did not let go. he did not touch my rib. he did not touch my arm. he did not touch my hand. he grabbed my bare --
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are you asking people to consider the possibility that one of america's biggest superstars is lying or at least mistaken? >> what i'm say something that i didn't do what they say i did. i didn't do it. i never grabbed her. i never had my hand under her skirt and i can pass a polygraph. >> reporter: at the end of the meet and greet swift reported the incident and mueller's radio station fired him. two years later he sued swift for around $3 million. that suit was dismissed last week. one of the theories is that you waited two years, you wanted a quick payout. >> i asked for something in writing which stated that there was a misunderstanding and i can take that and possibly convince someone at a radio station to hire me. >> you didn't want money. you just wanted this note. >> absolutely. >> reporter: terrorist was awarded $1 in damages now promising to make donations to
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help those victims of sexual assault. she's getting plenty of support from kesha saying i support you always and especially right now and admire your strength and fearlessness. truth is always the answer. as for mueller he says part of fighting back may be filing an appeal. david. >> all right, for more on that, clayton, let's bring in dan abrams who is with us this morning. dan, you heard clayton report it took the jury less than four hours. clearly they didn't buy the deejay's story. what do you think it was? >> first of all she was credible. taylor swift was credible. her mother was credible but there was a key piece of evidence in this case that i think is underreported which is he had a tape recording of the conversation between himself and his boss, remember, this is about why did i get fired? the day before he gets fired he records his conversation with his boss. he sends little snippets of that conversation to his lawyer and then lo and behold when they need the entirety of the
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conversation, he either poured coffee on his computer so he doesn't have it. he threw away his cell phone. he lost his ipad. all these different devices, four of them suddenly gone. >> suddenly gone. >> and they were allowed to bring that in front of the jury. i think that was a very important piece of evidence that goes to his creditable. >> you heard he's keeping up on the option of an appeal. >> he is's be crazy to appeal. not because he doesn't have a shot but because this is a civil case about money. this isn't a criminal case. in a civil case you have to decide how much is it going to cost me to appeal? and an appeal would be very expensive. and the chances of him winning an appeal are very, very small. >> you know, lastly, dan, this $1 verdict so symbolic. all she asked for. >> think about that from the jury's perspective thinking to themselves, wait a sec, she's asking for a buck. that's it? i think that can be very per sways sink in terms of saying this isn't about the money for taylor swift. >> yeah, she has announced she will get awareness out for other
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young women who go through the same thing. >> and she will do that. >> absolutely. >> thanks so much. now to that deadly accident on a hollywood set. we're learning new details this morning about the stunt driver killed while filming "deadpool 2." just the latest in a series of on-set accidents and t.j. homes is here with more. >> this stunt arc was billed as the first african-american female professional road racer. she raced motorcycles for a living. her family says this was her first time working as a stunt actor on a film set. now, the questions this morning about how did this happen. >> what happened? the actor went through the window of a vehicle or something? >> no, actor lost control went across the street over a curb and through a glass pane window. >> reporter: that's how they described the deadly crash on the set of "deadpool 2" in audio obtained by tmz after a stuntwoman lost control of her motorcycle during filming.
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>> we have confirmed the stuntwoman was joi harris nicknamed sj. >> seen in a competition in 2015 was a professional motorcycle racer from brooklyn pronounced on the dead in vancouver where the movie was been filming since june and reportedly had performed it four times before something went wrong on the fifth take. >> this was joi harris' first major film rule. >> reporter: "deadpool 2" a follow up to the 2016 hit that broke box office records and had a number of thrilling sequences. "deadpool" star ryan reynolds paid tribute to her on twitter. we're heartbroken, shocked and devastated but recognize nothing can come close to the grief and inexplicable pain her family and loved ones must feel in this moment. this is the second death of a stunt person. a stuntman fell two stories on the concrete a month ago during the filming of "the walking
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dead" and tom cruise slammed into a building while attempting his own stunt in "mission: impossible 6" in london. accidents happen all the time. deaths are relatively rare. one is too many. of course. but a lot of questions about what was going on with joi harris. we don't believe she was wearing a helmet because the character in the movie wouldn't have been wear a helmet. the update on tom cruise. he has possibly broken bones in his ankle so that could shut down production for awhile and will raise a lot of questions about safety on film. >> seems like the stunts are getting riskier and riskier because you have to have bigger stunts. >> the audience now expects bigger and louder and more action. >>, t.j. coming up as your children head back to school how will they get there? the new concerns about a bus driver shortage. come on back. ♪ "im on the phone"! ♪
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we are back now with new concerns about a school shortag as cross the country are heading back to school. how they're actually geting there is becoming a challenge for many school districts. abc's steve osunsami is there in georgia with the story for us. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning, robin. we're outside cobb county school bus barn where they are short nearly 40 drivers in gannett county to the east they're short 100 drivers. it's a serious shortage in school districts across the country as children are heading back to classes this month many
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school systems are finding they don't have enough people to drive their buses. >> the economy is better so people are going back to jobs that they had done previously or they find the need to stay at home. >> reporter: in denver this year where they're still looking for at least 40 more school bus drivers they're offering bonuses and pay raises and they're even recruiting stay-at-home parents hoping they can fill the gap even telling them they can bring any preschool age children along for the ride. >> as long as they can walk up on a bus we can get them into a car seat and make sure that they're safe. >> reporter: according to a recent survey by school bus fleet magazine, 22% of bus contractors are calling the shortage severe and 5% say they're desperate to find drivers. >> we're seeing some school districts having to cut school bus routes or consolidate them. having fewer stops. >> reporter: one of the problems appears to be the long process
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to get a commercial driver's license. training can take up to 12 weeks with extensive drug tests wane background checks and the salaries with some newer drivers bringing in about $50 a day and split shifts working at two different types each day aren't helping. julie castle says it's the bond she makes with the children on her bus that keeps her coming back. >> i was a route driver for two years and i still see kids that i know that, you know, they're like, hey, miss julie, so that's really cool. i like that. >> reporter: and some school districts this has become a real problem for after-school programs. it's taking children a lot longer to get home. guys. >> such an important job. >> thank you, steve. >> you were a bus driver. >> one of my first jobs. it worked for me so it worked for me. but if you're an adult it's a little more challenging, but it is so rewarding. the kids -- oh.
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>> what did you do with the bus? >> i parked the bus at school. you just -- >> you parked the bus at school. >> then in you got home everyons like robin is home because the bus is pulling. >> in the front yard but it's so necessary and give them a raise. i mean these are people who driving your precious cargo. precious cargo. >> the bus driver used to let me open the door for the kids getting off the bus. my sister was mortified. dave, would you just sit down, she said. explains a lot, doesn't it? we have a bond. we didn't know about that. >> wanted to be a part of it and yo around any time, robin. coming up, that massive sinkhole in florida is growing. could it have been predicted? the group of researchers on the ground are investigating. we asked people to write down the things they love to do most on these ll roller derby. ♪ now give up half of 'em.
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back now with our big board and that massive sinkhole growing right now in florida. eight homes have now been condemned. the hole more than 260 feet wide. >> a team of researchers, they're on the scene now and investigating the cause. victor oquendo is nearby, as close as he's allowed to be to that sinkhole. good morning. >> what is this team hoping to achieve here. >> reporter: from a rainy land oh lakes, florida. they have been on the ground ever since it opened last month, closely monitoring it and studying it using the latest technology.
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we're talking about drones, 3d imaging and radar to get a better understanding of what's happening above and below. the co-director of the team, dr. lori collins, grew up right here in this neighborhood so it's very personal for her and says she feels for these families. who lost everything when that sinkhole opened up. now we got a tour of that sinkhole this morning. it basically looks like a construction site. a lot of heavy machinery out there that's cleaned up all that debris but there's still water inside that. >> do you think one day they can predict them? that's one thing they're trying to figure out if they'll be able to do that. >> reporter: it's so difficult, michael, to predict a sinkhole collapse event like this one. the problem is that they happen so quickly, the weight above just becomes too much for this little pocket that opens up once water eats away at the limestone underneath the surface and everything comes crashing down and hoping this technology will
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>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm matt o'donnell. it's 7:56 on this tuesday august 15th. rain starting to move into the region. let's turn to karen rogers, see how the roads are shaping up. karen. >> an accident on 95 southbound near the commodore barry bridge. look at all the emergency workers with this. we have police and fire crews on the scene. they're blocking the two left lanes. a pretty big accident and look how jammed everybody is coming on i-95 southbound near the commodor head towards delaware you're dealing with a pretty good delay, a 14 minute ride just to get from the blue route to delaware on i-95 southbound. on the big picture here, we're also noticing we had an accident that popped up and cleared pretty quickly on the schuylkill westbound near university. still 11 miles an hour traveling past the scene though so that's a slow go. only 4 miles an hour approaching the boulevard to past belmont were you're usually slow. i-95 southbound 14 miles an hour near girard and a pretty good size delay on the blue route. we can take a live look here. this is the blue route at
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baltimore pike and that's that northbound traffic jammed from i-95 to the route one media bypass, matt. >> karen thanks. let's take a look outside, center city philadelphia cloud cover building here. dave murphy has the accuweather forecast. >> light rain falling on the terrace, too, matt. storm tracker6 live double scan shows in philadelphia there's light showers, a little bit more of that across parts of south jersey and delaware and your temperatures right now are warm. 73 degrees in philadelphia. it's a bit muggy, too. your exclusive accuweather 7-day shows a high of 83 this afternoon, mainly cloudy skies and at times some spotty showers, perhaps a thunderstorm here or there today. sunny and hotter tomorrow, 90 the high and then humidity building back in on thursday with a late thunderstorm and a high of 86. hopefully it stays dry for the eagles at night. muggy with heavy showers at times on friday, matt. a high in the mid 80's there as well. a spotty storm on saturday, dry sunday. >> thank you david. two residents and a firefighter were injured in an overnight apartment fire in northeast philadelphia. it broke out at the canterbury
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. back from the brink, the new message this morning from north korea. its leader reviewing that plan to launch missiles near the u.s. territory of guam calling america reckless. our team on the ground at the north korean border. also this morning, the president facing new backlash, thousands of protesters swamping trump tower overnight enraged by his delayed response to that race-fueled violence in virginia as three major ceos now publicly quit his council. new overnight, could your child's lack of sleep lead towh of rest and how to make sure your kid is getting it. breaking the silence. the women fighting one of the deadliest forms of breast cancer. what is it about you that you
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said i'm going to be the voice? >> the genetic links people need to know and the new medical hope. and "bachelor in paradise" is back. after that shocking production showdown, the blockbuster opening night and what chris harrison told only our cameras about the outrage, the backlash and the search for summer love and he sang. >> good morning, america. ♪ and you'll be naomi ♪ go crazy >> i like that back shot. >> yeah. >> over here. >> there it is, they come around, david. just hang in there long enough. we are in paradise right here. >> that's right. >> a big hour coming up. great hour coming up and truly pitch perfect story. wait till you see why this major league pitcher got an incredible standing ovation that he deserves. wait till you hear that story. >> a wonderful story. we have new stress buster tips. you know, we all get cravings
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for sweet and salty snacks. well, this morning we'll tell you how to refuel the right way because it's called comfort food for a reason. >> okay. >> but why do we reach for the salty and fatty when we want to be comforted? we'll get into that. speaking of that a nutritionist here helps stars like jessica alba, chelly handler has three dishes. those salty and sweet snacks we were talking about not included probably and get to that. that's coming up. but first the top story. a new message from north korea appearing to walk back the threat to launch missiles near guam. abc's martha raddatz is in south korea for us this morning. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, robin. that statement from north korea says kim jong-un has now reviewed the plans for launching missiles around guam. the statement was full of threats calling the u.s. reckless and warning american leaders not to make them angry with provocative statements. but if kim is still planning on a missile strike, he may be holding off for awhile to see what the u.s. does next.
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it appears he has blinked. the statement saying the supreme leader will watch stupid american behavior a lit longer. but pentagon officials will stress that diplomacy is the best course do have military options available for president trump if deterrents fail, robin. >> all right, martha, thanks so much. right now a bit of relief. >> that's right. still huge hurdle. we'll watch it for you. the other top story, president trump making a rare visit back home to new york city staying at trump tower. he was met overnight by thousands of protesters. abc's mary bruce live inside the tower this morning. hey, mary. >> reporter: hey, david. for the first time president trump is now waking up here at his own home in trump tower. but it was a bit of a harsh homecoming. overnight thousands of protesters greeted him here and the president is still facing backlash over his response to the violence in charlottesville. now, yesterday he tried to quell the outrage two days after that hate-fueled violence. the president finally said what
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so many have ting for -- waiting to hear, calling out that hate by name. condemning white supremacists and saying, racism is evil. but asked what took him so long, the president offered no explanation and, david, this morning the president's critics say his condemnation is preliminary si too little too late. >> mary bruce at trump tower for us this morning, thanks. i got an inspirational comeback. incredible story. chat bettis of the colorado rockies, he took the field to a standing ovation from the fans because he threw his first major league pitch of the year after a long battle with testicular cancer. he finished chemo just a few months ago and said he had been emotional before the game, struggling to hold back tears until he walked onto the feel and when he walked onto that field the early jitters were gone. he managed to throw seven scoreless innings. helping the braves, the rockies beat the braves, 3-0 and, by the way, after his first dose of chemo the greatest news of all he became a first-time father.
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>> awesome. >> seven scoreless innings. >> in the first game back after chemo treatment. incredible story. >> thanks for sharing. we have a parenting alert. can your child's lack of sleep lead to type 2 diabetes? we go behind the scenes at that bombshell "bachelor in paradise" premiere that almost never aired. chris harrison is speaking out about that and we have lara upstairs. >> hello, michael. coming up why the term anti-aging is no longer in voelg. why one fashion magazine is taking a big stand coming up in "pop news" and we have a great audience here and a gift from justin bieber. we'll explain. come on back. among national carriers and... wait! are you watching this on the awesome iphone 7? you gotta get iphone 7 from sprint! and they'll give you a second one on them! what are you doing? go switch to sprint! who's he talking to?
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on tv. oh. welcome back, everybody. okay, when we come up here, we love to see the audience and we in our midst. you guys watch "family guy." that is peter griffin. that is peter. thank you. >> oh, man. >> now, top that in "pop news," lara spencer. >> all right. i'll try. >> you're ady. good morning, good morning to you. "pop news" time and no need for justin bieber to be sorrying thf his tour. he explained why. remember i told you all about that. he wrote this heartfelt apology to his fans. now he's giving fans something to really look forward to and announcing he will release a new song this week, everybody.
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looking forward to hearing that. [ applause ] so justin posted this picture on his instagram of two birds and they're holding a smiling worm and the word "friends" is there which fans think will be the name of this new track and it's a collaboration with the artist blood pop. it's not just fans who are excited it seems justin is too. he posted that same photo not once, not twice but 12 times in just one day. so i think he's really excited to share his new music and so are we to hear it. yeah, he does. [ applause ] also, this one is for the ladies. actually it's not just for the ladies. i love this. just when you thought you'd read all you could about how to turn back the clock and beauty magazines, how to look younger, one is now saying no mas. "allure" is pioneering a moment to embrace aging with their september issue declaring it will no longer use the term anti-aging, period, end of story. >> yay!
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[ cheers and applause ] . >> i mean -- >> cover girl right there. >> i was just going to say. the magazine is acknowledging that growing older is something to be appreciated and embraced and what better way to deliver that message than through the issue's glamorous 72 years young cover star helen mirren. >> look at her. >> fantastic. what a rock star. >> she is a rock star. [ applause ] >> so sexy. the magazine's editor says mirren has always embodied sexiness without trying to deny her age coming out august 22nd. we love this idea. >> me too. [ applause ] >> forever young, strahan. >> is that what we're going to call it, forever young. >> just rebranded. let's just be our age. >> all right. >> finally, in honor of an artist we all love, the late great prince, the pantone color
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institute is creating a new shade of purple. there it is, it will be called love symbol number 2 referencing the name that prince temporarily adopted back in '93. the shade and name approved by his estate and based this hue on the purple yamaha prince had custom-made just before passing away. a represent for the estate saying this is an incredible way for his legacy to live on forever so a new color of the wheel. "purple rain." >> speaking of color, this is coordination. >> wow, you two. did you talk on the phone last night? >> we did a prom we did. >> all right. >> they went to prom last night. you and i go tonight. a parenting alert and i'll try this walk thing you mastered. h. good to have you with us, first time with us. dr. bracho-sanchez, with families getting ready to take
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their kids back to school in the coming weeks. what was most alarming? this involves children and sleep and real dangers if they don't get enough sleep in this is a study of 4500 children in is th how many hours of sleep they got every night. they also recorded their bmi, their body mass index levels as well as several different blood measurements. what they found is that children who on average sleep one hour less per night had what we know typically to be increased levels of risk for development of type 2 diabetes. >> just one hour less increases the risk. >> one hour, exactly. >> what's the real worry going forward if they don't get the sleep they need. >> we know american children are not getting the sleep that they need. we also know from previous studies that this has correlated with significant risks to their health. including decreased performance at school, irritability, mood and behavior issues as well as
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hypertension and now we'll add one more to that list, david, and that is type 2 diabetes. >> type 2 diabetes. really important. we think about it as adults but the same sort of risk factors are there for the children too. let's help folks at home. what do we do about it? how do you help the kids. >> what i tell family, sleep is just as important as physical activity and eating healthy. right, so you really have to make it a family priority. and the first thing the place where we start is getting electronics out of the room. we know from previous studies that electronics in the room has been linked to diminished quality of sleep at night. >> do you have the crew to take out all the electronic products. we got a whole team here. >> check this room out. we have a laptop. we have an ipad. we have a nintendo and -- >> they don't look very happy about it. >> the kids aren't going to be happy either. >> the one thing that i really, really want to stress. if you take nothing else away from children the thing you have to take away is their phone. kids are telling me in my clinic
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that they're staying up late, they are texting their friends until 2:00 or 3:00 in the morning. >> that up for volunteering this phone. this is really going to make it -- >> it makes a difference because they're texting when you don't know it into the wee hours of the morning and keeps them up. >> absolutely and it's been linked to diminished quality of sleep and all of the other health factors that we talked about. >> all right, dr. edith bracho-sanchez, great to have you on the program. can i have my phone back. >> if i can take this away, you parents can do it. >> that's right. over to you, michael. >> and we're going to go to the highly anticipated premiere of "bachelor in paradise" after that e shut down production for weeks. host chris harrison is speaking out exclusively to abc. diane macedo is here with that story. what's up, diane. >> this was not your typical kickoff to "bachelor in paradise." it premiered with viewers wondering how they would handle the sexual misconduct issues that halted production. chris harrison told us it was the elephant in the room that
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they had to address so they did right from the start. it's the most talked about season of "bachelor in paradise," that almost never aired.hut down back in june after just two days of shooting amid allegations of sexual misconduct between cast members corinne olympios and demario jackson. >> it's kind of like a chill over paradise. >> reporter: taping resumed just a few weeks later after an investigation found in evidence of misconduct. overnight the show premiered and viewers tuned in hoping the episode would shed some light on what really happened. >> come on. >> yes. >> from the moment corinne and demario meet, they seemed to hit it off. >> corinne and demario had very little to do with the intend incident as far as fillaint or t one another. and that was what created this kind of frustrating situation. it was someone who really wasn't there and really didn't see or hear anything that got this ball
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rolling. >> can i steal you for a minute? >> me? >> yeah. >> i hate to do this but -- >> reporter: producers say that's all we'll see. "bachelor in paradise" won't be airing the controversial footage of the incident and neither olympios or jackson returned to the show. >> there were tears shed. when you have 300, 400 people whose jobs on the line, there were allegations that these people's safety were put in jeopardy, now you're questioning people's loyalty and their integrity. >> reporter: but going back to "paradise" after the production shut down might have made it tougher for the couples' relationships. >> the short time frame we came back and we had a compacted schedule, little tougher to come up with a happy couple and i think you're going to see there's a little more of an organic feel as it will continue after we leave "paradise" so we'll see if we end up with an engaged couple during the live finale later. >> harrison wouldn't give too much away but revealed for the
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next several shows we will see >> yes, and i've got the ladies from columbia south carolina. i love this. they're taking a girls trip. you've been friends for a long time. >> and they all work together. i said what are they doing without you all there. this is your "gma" moment. let's look at ruby doing her best to catch this frisbee. go ruby, you can do. oh. she just looks right into the camera. next time ruby. we're so proud of you. please send your "gma" moments to my facebook page. we want to smile with you. let's get a check closer to home. >> i got a smile out of that. storm tracker6 live double scan a lot of shower activity around philadelphia and points south. we've got cloudy skies across most of the region even where it isn't raining. rain is fairly light but some of the roads are wet.
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temperatures in the 70's in most neighborhoods and it's muggy. 83 is today's high. mostly cloudy skies. some sunny breaks possible. at the same time a spotty pop-up shower or even a thunderstorm is likely or possible at any time through the day and into early evening. sunny and hot tomorrow. promisi those facing breast cancer. those new clinical trials aproofed to develop immunho to often overlooked those with advanced stages of diseases. dr. jen ashton is going to join first i want you to meet one woman and hear her story. felt chasing us and now it's close and i'm thinking to myself, i may be next. >> reporter: breast cancer has waged a war on felicia johnson's family.
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11 women spanning three generations have been diagnosed with the disease. including felicia. >> so it wasn't something that you discussed. it wasn't something that even as a family even though it for generations impacted your family. y'all didn't talk about it. >> our culture as african-american people, we're very, very private, we keep things hidden. so there was just silence. >> reporter: felicia's connection to breast cancer is not unusual. death rates from breast cancer are higher in the african-american community. but dr. lisa newman is researching possible causes including genetic links between african-american ancestry and the more deadly form of breast cancer known as triple negative. >> we know that triple negative breast cancer is twice as common in african-american women compared to white american women. >> reporter: but many african-american women are not getting a central preventive treatment. that's why at the leash that is determined toreak the silence i
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family and help others do the same. what is it about you that you said, i'm going to be the voice for those who don't have a voice? >> with that information, you suffer. you want to give yourself the best opportunity that science has to fight your disease. >> i know it's painful. take another woman's hand, she needs what you went through so she can see that there's hope. when i told someone i had stage 4, when i told someone i had triple negative and they see that i'm alive, okay, there's hope. i can make it. i can go through. >> reporter: and she wants to help other, as well of the that's a sneak peek of the new series "advanced breast cancer:courage, comfort and care" from my production company. felicia is doing well and cancer is no longer detectable with
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her. [ applause ] there are so many who continue to struggle d, talked about this so many times and does race become a factor when dealing with certain diseases like breast cancer? >> absolutely. and there's actually a big area of controversy right now in clinical medicine about what's called medical racial profiling so let me tell you what i mean. we think and talk about a patient, we define them by their gender, their sex, their age, their race, their ethnicity, country of origin, sometimes their sexual orientation because all of that is important so the opponents of labeling someone let's say african-american female, you know, or it varies depending on what disease we talk about say if we do that it can pigeonhole us and allow us not to think of other things but the people who think that it's important say, you have to think of those things, this piece said why when you're talking about triple negative but i want to give you another example that has nothing to do with breast
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cancer. when we think about a patient with, let's say a complaint of coughing up blood, if we blind ourselves to where that patient is from, we think of a common list of what we call differential diagnosis like pneumonia, lung cancer, even a foreign body in the lung. if all of a sudden we say, oh, no, wait a minute. this isn't just a patient from anywhere. this is a patient from asia or china, then something that hadn't even been at the top of our list goes to the top in this case infection with a parasite called a lung fluke and can absolutely make a critical difference so i think it's a controversial area. you have to take race into account. >> i remember when i was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer and i was told as a black woman you're less likely to get breast cancer but most likely to die if you do get it. i was like, what do you do with that information but new statistics that say african-american women die from breast cancer at a higher rate than white women, 32% to 22%. why is that? >> we don't know. is it a difference to access to
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care or different social or behavioral differences like lower breast feeding rates. it appears the biology can be different in different racial and ethnic groups so have to take that into account when you look at clinical trial participants. 2016, only 7% of participants in fda clinical tries were african-americans. we need to include all areas of diversity when we study patients because it's not one size fits all. >> you know the history with blacks and clinical trials and so we have to get past that and that was the past and this is present. my sister and i have made ourself as valuable for that. immu immunotherapy. we keep hearing about that. is it the breakthrough that we've been waiting for. >> absolutely. that is what gives us in medicine and science reason to be excited. that's what should give patients reason to be hopeful and optimistic. this is under the umbrella of precision medicine. think about what is it called that? when you think about it our body makes a cancer but our body
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recognizes it as part of ourself and doesn't fight it. what immunotherapy does is take the genetic profile of that tumor so it's genetic fingerprint if you will and repositions it in the body so your body says, this should not be here. i'm going to go on a seek and destroy mission and get rid of this tumor without damaging the rest of the body. >> i love that because of the aggressive treatment that i had for breast cancer led to the second condition that i had and it's not one size fits all as we say. no. >> you have to tailor it to the person. >> we have to remember for african-american we're not juice talking about part of africa. there's regional differences. >> thank you, jen, so much. see the whole five-part if series now on and i spoke with felicia on my podcast "everybody's got something" and we'll be right back.
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>> ♪ it's 8:27 on this tuesday august 15. i'm matt o'donnell. karen rogers taking a look at 95 again much what's happening. >> we still got problems with this accident matt. it was at one point blocking all lanes. it's right on. i 95 southbound here near the commodore barry bridge but they've pushed it off into the gore point. you see it were the emergency workers. for awhile we had a lot of crews out here, ambulance, fire department blocking a lane. it's moving but it's still slow. 95 southbound kind of jammed as you head from the commodore barry bridge heading towards delaware. you can see a 10 minute ride just to get from the blue route to delaware so watch for that slowing. kind of a gaper delay northbound, too. we have a new accident that popped up on egypt road at south park r providence township and one in whitemarsh township not that far off, joshua and stenton
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avenue. a live look at 95 atthbound tra. everyone trying to get to work coming towards center city. a 28 minute jam from woodhaven to the vine. no accidents at this point but still kind of a slow go matt. >> thanks karen. dave murphy is outside looking out for some raindrops. david. >> yeah, had the umbrella up a half hour ago matt but now we have a break. take a look at double scan radar. there's another shower popping through delaware county that will be here pretty soon and you see other light nuisance showers through delaware and south jersey. more to come out to the southwest. temperatures are warm, 73 degrees right now in philadelphia. and a bit muggy. your exclusive accuweather 7-day shows a high of 83 this afternoon mainly cloudy skies, some sunny breaks possible. at the same time a spotty shower or thunderstorm could pop up just about any time between now and early evening. then tomorrow sunny and hotter, a high of 90. humidity creeps back on thursday way thunderstorm, 86 there. and muggy again on friday, matt. >> thank you david. the opiod crisis in our region reaches a new level of tragedy
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♪ 24 karat magic in the air welcome back to "gma," everybody. and we have a wonderful audience here this morning. yes, we do. and, david, you got a little something for us. >> i got a little something because i heard about this prom last night. the prom theme went something like this if we have it here. there was a song playing and they captured this picture. this is bonnie taylor by the way, "total eclipse of the heart." look at these two. the cutest prom date ever. we are matching so we figured -- >> first of all, michael's expression is every prom guy's expression, isn't it? how many do you have that prom picture at home. >> yeah, this is mine. don't even think about it. >> so, anyway. >> your expression is priceless.
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that will be my new screen saver. >> game on. >> challenge accepted. >> tomorrow. it'll be like blue and blue. >> yeah. >> do you like i got bonnie taylor there -- >> you make the cuest prom couple. i just have to say. >> until tomorrow. >> we appreciate it. >> bonnie tyler. we got a couple of topics. one is when you go out and you split the check with friend, you know, you go -- a lot of people try to figure it out on the phone. >> totally. >> there's this new headline saying beware when you split the bill there's someone who filed a lawsuit against cheesecake factory and claim when you get the guided b-- divided bill it's -- i'll do it right now. cheesecake factor says all gratuities are suggestions only. guests are free to tip as they please. we believe our customers appreciate the service. when you divide the check, do
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you pay close attention to like, well, wait a minute. did you have three drinks and i only had one. >> what you're saying if it was $60 and three people so $20 each and did the tip for the $60. >> that's the claim. >> so if you weren't paying attention you might pay like -- >> yeah. >> well, okay. >> i feel like it's always a conversation. what should we all tip so -- >> i do that too. >> i have a friend of mine who you'll tip well and he'll overtip then he'll look at the server and go i thought your service was outstanding. irdon't know what his problem is. jay glazer, there you go. >> oh! >> when i go out with my friends, we definitely -- a lot of times somebody picks up the bill because it all evens out but some friends you never expect for them to pay. >> i was going to say robin and i have an expression for that. >> i do put them on a budget. you are at a two-drink max. >> you do? >> yes, i do. we're that close of friends.
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i feel like i can do that to you. >> you want to tell who that one is. >> i'm not going to do that. [ laughter ] i'm not crazy. >> the point david was making, sometimes if you don't drink and somebody is and alcohol can add to the bill, you wonder at the end but i just think do you just divide the bill. >> i do. i just divide it up. >> we came out together. we agreed to come out together. i'm not going to start counting how many roses i had. >> you is who he's talking about. >> i think at the end of the day it all evens out. if they're friends, it all evens out. >> i think the point of this is just take a look at the bill. we all -- and as a former waitress, i do always encourage tip big if you can. you know, it -- be a little more generous. they work so hard but that's what these people were saying, if they were paid the bill real quickly and didn't -- >> sure. >> you know. >> in new york when you're in a taxi and swipe the card, they give you the tip choices and always interesting, the cab driver always looks through the
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window and look at the tip and say, oh, thank you with a giant smile on their face. for people working hard -- >> we're getting a tip from the control room. many to move on. >> david, thank you. i like that. >> all right. see you guys tomorrow. >> tip as much as you can. >> you're not going anywhere. i got something else that came occupy. are emojis proper enough for e-mails? work e-mails? >> for work e-mails? israeli university found they can make you look incompetent if anybody has ever thought about that but one book called "the emoji code" says it helps us communicate better because they show just that, emotions. what do you guys think? do you ever use emojis in your work e-mails. >> depends on who you're sending it to. if i'm on my phone and sending a work e-mail i may be more apt at my work computer probably mott. >> it also depends on the relationship. a case-by-case thing. if you're friendly with that worker or superior you might
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want to make sure your tone is read clearly with a smiley face. but otherwise, i -- >> depends. if it's after those three drinks you were talking about, michael, then, you know, lots of emojis. >> first of all, it's a two-drink maximum, david. but what they did, they asked participants to read a work-related e-mail from an unknown person and they evaluated the competence and warmth of that person. and they found that people thought if they didn't know the gender and it was an emoji they thought it came from a female. >> oh, boy. >> i'm reading it. don't get mad at me. i'm just reading it but there's a professor vyvyan evans who says, you know what, it's our daily face-to-face reacts offer up to 70% of communication just from the look of somebody's face so that is what the emoji does, brings the emotion into the words. >> right. i mean, texts can be easily misread. we've talked about that.
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>> some of these emojis can easily be misread. >> that smiley face with the two hearts. don't send that to your boss. >> even like lol and all that stuff. my mom was like your dad is in the hospital, lol and i was like -- she meant lots of love. i was like -- she's laughing out loud. dad is in the hospital. >> you're just going at everybody today. >> we asked our viewers what they thought and here's what came back in the poll. we asked on twitter should you use emojis in work e-mails. 23% said yes. and 77% said no. they feel like it's unprofessional. >> kind of on the same page. if you're outside of work and if you're like i sent you a text -- >> like that one. >> but if you're at work and talking about work stuff -- >> then you -- >> i sent a thumb's up in a work e-mail. i am not incompetent. i want you guys to know that. just so you know. >> far from item, michael. >> thank you, guys, for the discussion. >> that was fun. coming up we have great tips
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to avoid unhealthy stress eating and we're going to find foods that can actually help you relax. so stay right there. we'll be right back.
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"despacito," live only on "gma." >> and welcome back to "good morning america." we are back now with dystrophy's dream big princess annie griffith we are so happy to have you here annie. you have been taking photos for a long time for this cause. why get involved. >> well, because i'm also a mother and ather and i've seen how the disney princesses have inspired my girls and i love this new campaign. i'm a photographer. i love telling stories and i got to work with 19 women photographers around the world who show real life role models out there, you know, doing fantastic things in their communities so, it's been a real honor.
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>> and that's why girl up is so important. >> yeah, becauseders in their communities. over 90 countries and so to combine the wonderful disney program with girl up is going to allow them to reach even further. >> the best of all worlds. everybody can get involved right now until october 11th. share your inspiring stories on line with the picture using the #dream big princess. for every photo you post or like disneyological donate one dollar to the united nations girl up p to $1 million. >> ginger we got some rain a little bit popping up in the northern and western suburbs. most of it from philadelphia south. lots more where that came exclusive accuweather 7-day shows cloudy skies today some sunny breaks and at times some spotty showers and some thunderstorms. 83 is your high. it is time now for our
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stress busters series. this morning it's all about what you eat and akes you feel. body love author kelly leveque is here and she has spent eight and now combining her passion for nutrition and science as a certified health coach and holistic nutritionist. i have been looking forward to seeihe book this weekend. been thumbing through it and -- it's helping me understand because, you know, not that you stress out this morning because you're stressed and you reach for a bag of chips or reach for that comfort -- there's a reason behind it. tell us why. >> there is. so actually we have to understand the stress hormone cortisol first so in small doses cortisol is not bad for you but when it's chronically elevated it makes us crave those highlyf the fatty and what's worse is when we heat those foods our brain releases the hormone
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dopamine which is a reward hormone making it really addicting so we go back for more. >> well, see, so there is a reason why. >> absolutely. >> there is a science behind it. >> hormone driven. >> and you're going to show us different foodies that can help us get through this maybe reach for something a little different. >> yeah, you know, when we're reaching for those bad foods it can make us feel tired, lethargic and aren't motivated to work out or don't feel vibrant so want to manage cortisol. the best way is through movement, meditation, good sleep and really healthy blood sugar balancing foods. >> so you'll show us some of these. i hear they're yummy. my producer has already tried some of them. you have something called the fab four or -- >> yes. >> what is that about? >> i found when i started working with clients that it's really hard for people to understand blood sugar. so i thought, why don't i create something that's a really simple light structure for people to understand how to balance blood sugar, fuel their body, eat what fills them up and turns off over
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eight hunger hormones in the body. >> really? >> i was surprised when i was researching. you have over eight hunger hormones in the body with different triggers. one of them, is you eat something and your stomach stretches and that hormone calms down. grabbing a coffee or orange juice, it won't go down. protein, fat, fiber and greens. >> make sure that you incorporate that. you found a way to do it in a smoothie. >> you can do it with an easy egg breakfast scrambled with spin but i love this smoothie recipe. a lot are full of fruit and that's sugar and can make us crave more sugar. instead we start with protein so people like pea protein. collagen protein, grass fed whey protein. choose whatever. >> is there they difference? you see -- >> it's overwhelming. >> any really major difference or taste? >> it depends when i'm recommending it for clients it depends on their lifestyle.
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someone vegan go for pea protein. a lot of the ogygns will recommend a grass-fed whey. collagen is great. 20 grams of protein to calm that hunger. >> protein then -- >> then fat so this has a vanilla pea protein and avocado. i know -- but the vanilla makes it taste -- i promise it's ice cream. what do we think. >> oh, wow. i'm not faking it. i could drink this. >> so, what's great about this shake is that we have the fat, we have the fiber that stretches your stomach so we're using chia seeds, flaxseeds, acacia fiber. spinach, kale, whatever you like. >> only a minute left. i want to get all this in. >> fab four, roasted salmon over mixed greens. we really want to up the veggie, stretch the stomach, calm the
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hunger hormones, omega-3s are known for decreasing inflammati inflammation. stress around the body, magnesium deficiencies are linked to depression so you'll get a lot of magnesium in those greens so -- >> then at night when -- >> then at night. >> when you want that sweet thing. >> when you're craving the chocolate, right, so chocolate is actually a comfort food. it's known for calming depression, anxiety and so i make a freezer fudge because my clients want that sweet treat at night. almond butter, coconut oil, a lael cacao or unsweetened cocoa which is the stuff you make hot chocolate with and a sweetener, stevia, mung fruit. it's not -- it does the trick when you need it and the best part is it doesn't spike your blood sugar before bed. i know. so you keep -- you keep burning fat at night. yay.
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>> satisfies that craving you have. >> it hits the spot. >> uh-huh. mm-mm. >> and it's healthy fats at that. omega three, the almond butter provides zinc. >> we are definitely having you back. >> okay. come back, ladies and gentlemen. that's her new body "body love" and get the recipes on our site. everyone in our audience is going home with a copy of "body love." [ cheers ] thanks. coming up, the best de la hayes and everything you need to go back to school. i'm telling you. i was skeptical. getting a cancer diagnosis is difficult.
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welcome back to "good morning america." we are back now with our series be your best. our back to school edition and great secrets to scoring deals on school supply, clothing, more from lisa lee freeman. thank you for being here and a lot to get to. people have those long lists for
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their kids. >> right. >> where to start. where to look for the best deals. >> well, make sure you hit dollar stores and before you go to those dollar stores go to their websites and see if they have any coupons. >> i didn't know they had any. >> absolutely. and make sure you hit everything there is $10 or less. these adorable backpacks with emojis and free lunch bags are $10 and a lot of the school supplies with shopkins and other school stuff, a dollar or less. great time to go shopping? >> you do need a lot of it and you were saying that's a great tip to think about doing it in bulk. actually buying right now for the whole year. >> absolutely. one other thing you want to do is cherry-pick flyers. every week you'll see new flyers coming out for big box stores, office supply stores. go through them and every week those deals only last for one week. walmart, for example, has this backpack for only $10 and all these items here are amazing deals.
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staples, every week they have 50-cent deals. these items this week only are only 50 cents. snap them up. and move on. >> and i like that idea of a supply closet you have throughout the year. i wouldn't have thought to do that. fantastic tip. >> great place to stock up for things you need to replenish all year long is the warehouse club like costco or sam's club, the best place to pick that stuff up is, you know, this kind of stuff up is the warehouse stores. sandwich baggies. computer paper. you could get all this computer paper. >> it's like you're reading my mind of what i need. >> exactly. less than a penny a sheet at costco. that's less than half the price you'll pay elsewhere so warehouse clubs. if you need to split the cost with another parent but join up because these are great des. >> love that idea and we've all gotten the list if you don't go to a private school your kids want clothing for school you have tips there, as well. >> tons of great deals for $10
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or less. $10 or less. >> where? >> five below is a great place to shop, they have a website and there are stores nationwide. >> five below. >> $5 for their sneakers. will you find sneakers for $5 and t-shirts for $5. target, $6 graphic tees. $7 jeans. we found these tank tops for girl, $34 on clearance. >> i want to get to the technology because that is the biggest expense that many parents will have to face. real quick, how do we do it the best way? you say refurbished >> that's right. the number one way to max out your savings on electronics is buy refurbsome. ebay has tons of great deals. check the return policies and make sure the vendor rating is at least 98% or higher. this computer is $300. this computer under $200. there are also student deals and
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refurbs the best buy, apple, dell. >> check them out. make sure they're well done. lisa, thank you very much. all really, really great tips and we'll share with you guys on our website. we thank you so much. we'll be right back.
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>> don't try this now. thanks everybody for watching. before we go we showed you my prom photo. i got to tell you i'm a little hurt because somebody sent us this. >> ah. there was another robin before me. >> have a great tuesday, everybody. >> ♪ >> 8:56 now on this tuesday august 15th. good morning everyone. more and more rain moving through. karen rogers is here with traffic. >> that's right, matt and we're looking live at i-95 and we're seeing a 23 minute drive
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right now from woodhaven to the vine. i-95 southbound near girard looking at heavier traffic there. we have an accident now on harrison avenue at mill road. watch for this accident just coming in to us right now and causing some problems there in cheltenham. also one on bethlehem pike that's been partially blocking traffic at walnut street so watch for police coming to the scene with that accident. here we're looking at the vine street expressway. really notice the jam. it hasn't been bad much of the morning but really jamming up now. westbound traffic jamming headed towards the schuylkill expressway. don't forget the vine shuts down because of construction tonight and tomorrow night at 11:00 matt. >> got you karen much. thank you. dave murphy is outside. >> matt light drizzle on the terrace. storm tracker6 live double scan shows you mainly light showers across philadelphia south jersey a little bit in the northern and western suburbs. steadier rain by baltimore though creeping in our direction. and the temperature right now is 73. it's a bit muggy this morning. your seven day shows a high of 83 this afternoon.
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it's cloudy for the most part. humid. and there will be at times some showers and maybe even a couple of thunderstorms. this won't be happening all day but much of the time you'll be under the threat of that. tomorrow sunny and hotter a high of 90. humid with a late thunderstorm. >> fire investigators searching for the cause of a blaze that forced dozens of people to flee their apartments. one firefighter and two others were hospitalized during the fire in northeast philadelphia. we'll bring you bring you the latest from the scene on "action news" at scene. live with ryan and kelly is next on 6abc. i'm matt o'donnell. stay dry. enjoy your tuesday. >> ♪
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