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she loves it. ♪ good morning, america. breaking overnight, deadly high-rise fire. flames tearing through a condo complex in hawaii. >> the stairwell was so full of smoke, you couldn't breathe, you couldn't see. >> at least three people killed. the questions this morning, what sparked the fire, and why were there no sprinklers in the building? mystery man. new information this morning about the russian-american once accused of having been a soviet counterintelligence officer, in that room when donald trump jr. and other members with the trump campaign met with the russian lawyer. all this as president trump returns home to face more questions about that meeting. trouble on the tracks. a train on the move with a car wedged underneath. >> what the [ bleep ]. tell him to stop.
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stop the train. >> two people trapped inside dragged along the tracks. the praise for a quick-thinking officer this morning. >> i'm just grateful the police officer was that much on the job. and caught on camera, massive sinkhole. houses crumble. houses swallowed up when a giant crater opens up in florida. one family rushing to safety moments before the ground gave way. the concerns this morning about what could happen next. hey, good morning. president trump is waking up stateside this morning spending the weekend at his golf club in bedminster, new jersey. there he is overnight making an appearance alongside his son eric at the u.s. women's open which is under way at bedminster itself. >> and the president tweeted that he will be right back there today watching the ladies play golf on the links. and much more coming up on the
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latest questions on russia and health care, but we're going to start with the breaking news out of hawaii this morning. a deadly fire in a high-rise building not far from legendary waikiki beach in honolulu. >> yeah, this fire coming just weeks after that lethal inferno in london that claimed about 80 lives. horrifying images such as these broadcast around the world, and this morning in hawaii, big questions about what started the fire and why there were no sprinklers in that building. >> and there are also stories of survival that are pouring in this morning. we're going to be speaking with the mayor of honolulu in just a moment, but we start here with marci gonzalez with the latest from our los angeles bureau. marci, good morning to you. >> reporter: paula and dan, good morning. this morning some parts of that building are still smoldering. firefighters putting out flames that rekindled and doing sweeps of that massive building with more than 500 apartments making sure there are no other victims. overnight at least three people killed in this five-alarm apartment fire in honolulu, just ten minutes from waikiki beach. >> the next thing we know, the
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smoke just billows out. windows are being broken. glass is flying all over. >> wow, you guys, this is crazy. >> reporter: the fire breaking out on the 26th floor of the marco polo building and spreading. residents watching as it engulfed their homes with flames and smoke. >> and then it jumped to the 27th floor, and then it jumped to the 28th floor, and that's when i said, i'm out of here. >> reporter: more than 100 firefighters on scene evacuating some residents and instructing others to shelter in place. >> the stairwell was so full of smoke, you couldn't breathe, you couldn't see. even the fireman got down on his hands and knees and was huffing and puffing. >> reporter: 12 people injured, 4 including 1 firefighter transported to nearby hospitals in serious condition. >> and i heard three or four women's voices screaming, constant screaming, just screaming. i mean, it was terrifying. >> reporter: this fire similar to the deadly inferno that
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consumed grenfell tower in london a month ago killing about 80 people. >> i think we were all feeling nervous, worried, concerned, a little freaked out. >> reporter: investigators say this high-rise in honolulu did not have sprinklers since building codes didn't require them when it was built in 1971, and the fire chief saying had there been sprinklers, the flames likely would have been contained to just one apartment. we reached out to the owners of the building, but they are not commenting. investigators this morning are still trying to figure out what caused the fire. dan. >> so many questions, marci, thank you. just moments ago i spoke with the mayor of honolulu, kirk caldwell. mayor caldwell, thank you very much for joining us this morning. let's start with the sprinkler issue. so much concern about the lack of sprinklers in this building. are there other large buildings in your city that also lack sprinklers, and what can you do about this? >> yes, dan, there are. any building that was built prior to 1971 did not have a
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sprinkler system. if it was a high-rise, it was not mandated under our building code. buildings built since then do have sprinklers, and so the debate that's been going on for awhile is whether there be a law that should be passed mandating older buildings actually put a sprinkler system in it. i think after a fire like this, it's going to add new incentive to look at going back and passing a law requiring that the older buildings be retrofitted. >> let me ask you about the investigation. what is the latest on the investigation into what caused this fire this morning? >> we have investigators in the building now on the 26th floor where the three people passed away. they're removing the bodies from that floor and bringing them down to the ground level to conduct a further examination. as of this date they don't know what the cause of the fire was. they don't see any indication of foul play, but they'll be looking at that also. but they have rendered three of the floors totally unoccupiable either due to fire damage, water damage or smoke damage. >> well, that leads to exactly
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what i wanted to ask you about. the people who survived but now are homeless at least temporarily, how are they being taken care of? >> so, they are just down the street in a private school, and about 50 residents are in that gym tonight. >> mayor kirk caldwell, we really appreciate you joining us on what is a difficult day for your city and for you. thank you. >> thank you very much. >> and as he said, this debate over retrofitting these older buildings with sprinklers is really going to heat up now. >> and it's sad that it takes a tragedy for everybody to go back and take another look at that legislation. we want to move to politics and president trump returning to the u.s. from france. he gave a very lengthy handshake to french president emmanuel macron. 28 seconds, by the way, calling the u.s./france alliance stronger than ever. they're still shaking hands this morning. >> he doesn't want to let go. an unusual alliance there. the president back home at his estate in new jersey dealing with new questions about his son's meeting with that russian
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attorney. we're now learning about a growing list of other people who were also in that room. >> meantime, vice president mike pence is meeting with governors around the country promoting the senate's revised health care bill, which appears to be hanging by a thread right now, abc's david wright is this bedminster, new jersey, this morning. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, paula and dan. you know, the president is hoping for a triumphant weekend here in bedminster fresh from that trip to france. he arrives back just in time for some of the best golfers in the world to play at his club, the u.s. open women's tournament. but his administration is bogged down in the rough over the russia investigation. as the president stepped off air force one from paris and returned to his clubhouse in new jersey, his presence in bedminster isn't the only thing that threatens to upstage the golf. new questions are mounting over his son don junior's meeting last year with russians. >> my son is a wonderful young man.
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he took a meeting with a russian lawyer, not a government lawyer, but a russian lawyer. >> reporter: but it turns out it wasn't just that one russian lawyer, natalia veselnitskaya, that don junior and other top campaign aides met with. >> i'm more than happy to be transparent about it, and i'm more than happy to cooperate with everyone. >> as far as you know this is all of it, this incident? >> this is everything. >> reporter: despite that pledge of transparency, we've seen learned that the meeting also included this man, rinat akhmetshin, a russian-american lobbyist once accused of having been a soviet counterintelligence officer but who insisted to the associated press he was not trained as a spy. he and a translator sitting down at that meeting with don junior, son-in-law jared kushner and campaign chair paul manafort as well as veselnitskaya. akhmetshin denies having any ties to russian intelligence. he and veselnitskaya both insist they were not doing the kremlin's bidding. but the growing list of
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attendees will certainly be of interest to the various investigators looking into any and all te trump campaign and russian interests. former campaign adviser michael caputo testified friday before the house intelligence committee. >> i had no contact with russians, and i never heard of anyone in the trump campaign talking with russians. i never heard the word russia and we did not use russian dressing. >> reporter: it is the changing story as much as anything that raises some serious red flags and that's one big reason why lawmakers on capitol hill want don junior to come and testify. dan, paula. >> that would be quite a moment. all right, david, thank you for your reporting from new jersey this morning. we want to check in now with abc political guru and consultant matthew dowd, who joins us from austin, texas. good morning, matt. >> good morning. >> so, you know, russia -- >> he's just taking in the word guru. >> i am taking in the word, and i'm also anything of all those analogies used on the golf thing in the previous thing. that was very good. >> beautiful. >> beautiful. >> let's see if you can top that.
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>> yep. >> we believe in you. you can top that, matt, so let's go back to russia. it continues to be a slow drip and it's infuriating the president. we saw this week don junior releasing those e-mails in a move of transparency, but how much different do you think things could be if the administration were able to just get in front of this story? >> well, it was transparency at the point of a "new york times" gun. you know, they obviously had the stuff, and he was forced to be transparent. this is a series of, to use an analogy, like "mission: impossible" meets "rocky and bullwinkle." it's unbelievable the number of unforced errors that have been in this, and it's almost like they read a book about bad ideas. and communications strategy, it's every single thing they've done has caused this situation to be worse, and i think it's only going to continue to unravel in the days and weeks ahead. >> let's talk about the other major issue facing the president. there's this huge push on, as
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you know, to pass the revised health care bill in the senate. there's already two republican senators who have said, no, they're not going to support it. they cannot afford to lose anybody else. so in sum what are the odds of this thing actually passing? >> i think -- i think they're low, exceedingly low. the meetings they've had with the governors, the only way to get it across the finish line if a series of governors stood up and said, we need to have this done, but i would predict one thing, if one more person goes, then ten people will go. as soon as they cross the line and there's enough senators to say we're not doing this, i think you'll see a whole bunch of other senators follow suit quickly thereafter. >> matt dowd, our guru. thank you very much. next time we expect to see you in robes. we appreciate it. >> thank you. take care. we move on now to some extraordinary moments captured on a police officer's body cam. >> you're going to see the startling video in a moment. a car wedged under a train after a horrific accident made worse when that train inexplicably begins moving again with that car still attached. here's abc's kenneth moton. >> reporter: stunning video, the
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heroic and incredible actions of a police officer in lamar, texas, captured on his body camera. >> while at least one inside trapped. >> reporter: this suv slammed into this stopped freight train friday morning near galveston. the two people inside trapped. the vehicle wedged. the officer on the tracks on his hands and knees desperately trying to reach the injured couple. >> i know, i know, buddy. hold on. we got medics going. >> reporter: suddenly -- >> what the [ bleep ]. tell him to stop. stop the train! >> reporter: the train starts to move. >> call the railroad company. tell them to stop moving. they're dragging this car with people inside. >> reporter: the engineer unaware of the extra cargo or the rescue efforts dragging the wreckage. the officer screaming working to get the attention of the train's operator while trying to calm the driver. >> hold tight, man. we're getting them to stop. we're getting them to stop. >> reporter: 100 yards later,
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finally the train stops. the father of the 22-year-old passenger says his daughter is lucky to be alive. >> i'm just grateful the police officer was that much on the job. it's a father's nightmare. >> stop the train. >> reporter: for "good morning america," kenneth moton, abc news, dallas. >> incredible that girl survived. turning now to another surreal scene, this one in florida. a growing sinkhole swallowed two homes, and now other homes are in jeopardy this morning. >> those two homes you mentioned are completely gone and nobody knows what's going to happen next, and abc's victor oquendo has the latest. >> reporter: breathtaking video capturing the frightening moments as this florida home collapses into a sinkhole. >> it was really scary. those noises are incredible that you hear like crashing and booming. just to see like the devastation happening, it's unreal.
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>> reporter: and another home sinking. listen to the walls cracking to the ground. the sinkhole expanding across the street to about 225 feet wide and 50 feet deep engulfing two homes outside tampa. >> there's a sinkhole right next to our neighbor's house, and it's literally eating the house like completely. >> reporter: nine neighborhood families evacuated. one family getting out moments before the ground gave way. >> it was so emotional. i started crying and everything, and then but we got the dogs out, and we couldn't save anything else. >> reporter: families grabbing what they could as the earth crumbles. >> right now we're on an egg shell feeling. we're all wondering what's going to happen next. we can't control this. all i can say is keep praying. there's a lot of people that are anxious right now. >> reporter: officials kept a close watch overnight. they say the sinkhole has not moved in the last 14 hours. as for those people who evacuated, they might not be able to get back into their homes until late next week. dan, paula. >> incredible just to see the
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earth basically eat those homes. and, victor, we do want to say welcome to the abc news family. this is your first time joining us on "weekend gma," so welcome to the club. >> reporter: thank you. i appreciate it. >> i had a chance to meet him the other day. great guy. >> yeah. >> thank you, victor. >> thank you, victor. a lot of other news and for that, as always, we kick it over to another great guy, ron claiborne. what's happening, man? >> dan, good morning to you and paula, adrienne, robert. good morning, everyone. we begin overseas in afghanistan where the pentagon is saying that u.s. forces have killed the leader or emir of that country's branch of isis known as isis-k. u.s. defense secretary james mattis calling the death of abu sayed a victory and in his words a step in the right direction. officials say sayed was killed in a strike in the kunar province on tuesday. sayed is the third leader there killed so far this year. back here at home in tulsa, oklahoma, betty shelby, the white police officer accused of the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man last year has resigned from the police force. shelby had been placed on desk
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duty since returning to work. she was acquitted of manslaughter charges in may. tulsa police have been conducting an internal investigation into the shooting but say the investigation is now over now that the officer has left the force. in brazil an appellate court has dismissed charges against u.s. olympic swimmer ryan lochte. lochte was accused of falsely reporting a crime to police in brazil during last year's rio games after he and three other u.s. swimmers claim they were robbed at gunpoint. they were caught on camera vandalizing a gas station. lochte later said, he, quote, overexaggerated the incident. fiat chrysler is recalling more than 1.3 million vehicles around the world. there are actually two recalls. the first involving vehicles' alternators which could catch fire in several models of the chrysler 300, the dodge challenger, charger, durango and jeep cherokee. the second is for a wiring
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problem that could cause the driver's side air bag to inflate in dodge journey modesl from 2011 to 2015. this from michigan near ann arbor, a home surveillance camera capturing a stolen car barreling into a tree. you see it there running over the front lawn of the house in pitsfield township. at least four people were spotted crawling away from the wreckage and running away. the suspects there still being sought in michigan. and finally, president bill clinton, former president bill clinton gets caught peeking between the bushes literally. check this out. you see him poking his head out there between two statues. those are not the actual presidents, george w. bush -- >> thank you for clarifying that, ron. >> -- and his father -- for accuracy -- and george h.w. bush during a visit to the george w. bush presidential center. that's near glass, texas. clinton's presidency, of course, sandwiched like you see him there between the two bushes. kind of cool. >> tells you a lot about american politics, because there was so much -- if you go back to that original campaign between
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clinton and george h.w. bush, there was a lot of animosity, tough campaign, but they became friends. >> i think it's so nice to see considering the tone and tenor of politics these days. they have a genuine, warm relationship. almost as warm as our relationship here. >> almost, not quite. >> and almost as warm as the weather. not as warm as the weather. >> nice transition. >> we're in mid-july now. she's a pro. >> every now and then. >> and the very summer getup apropos mid-july, often that time of the year where it's the hottest it can be and we get weather that can drop thunderstorms that have heavy rain within. >> take a walk. >> thank you, ron. and yesterday across ocean city, maryland, we had 3 to 4 inches of rain fall in a short amount of time that got some street flooding going, and some of these storms across the delmarva peninsula and our nation's capital 50, 60-mile-an-hour winds. today's severe weather threat, by the way, with drier air and wisconsin, which had kind of a rough week, most of those cresting today. maybe severe weather this afternoon. damaging winds, a tornado or two and pop-up thunderstorms across the humid southeast.
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. this goes into effect all weekend long. triple digits expected, so heat related illnesses and look at the cooler weather pattern coming into play. so we're looking at temperatures well into the 90s or 100 degrees. a few high clouds softball, golf, tennis perhaps. whatever you may -- >> badminton. >> that's a fine sport. >> he always has to go with the random. >> lawn darts. >> lawn darts. >> summertime sports. i love it. >> yeah, and i know all of you love sports and a lot of people watching tennis. call it a comeback. venus williams competing in her 20th wimbledon. but it's her first wimbledon since 2009 all while that fatal
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car crash is still in her rearview mirror. this morning venus williams could be on the brink of a major victory. at 37, williams is the oldest wimbledon finalist since martina navratilova in 1994. if she wins today, she would become the oldest women's grand slam winner in the open era and surpass her sister serena who currently holds that record. >> winning never gets old at any stage in your career ever, ever. >> reporter: while serving up some high-stakes tennis, her play has been partially eclipsed by the even higher-stakes legal battle involving the deadly car accident last month that killed 78-year-old jerome barson and injured his wife linda. police who are still investigating the accident found williams was lawfully in the intersection and have not issued any charges. who could forget the emotional breakdown at a post-match press conference at the beginning of the tournament. still, williams able to maintain composure on the court and stay in the groove.
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>> none of us would know what it's really like to try to compete at this level while having that incident hang over them. but we have seen incidents in which athletes have had tragedy happen in their lives and they've been able to compartmentalize that and compete. >> of course, famous sister serena expecting her first child and cheering venus on, so many fan, as well. >> and serena says it's killing her not to be there but it's more nerve-racking to watch than actually play. >> oh, absolutely. >> can you imagine? >> they're naturals on the court. i don't know about being naturals in the stand. evidently naturals on the court. >> also i noticed the l.l. cool j shoutout with -- >> don't call it a comeback. >> oh, she went there. >> i called it. >> and the men anticipate final is tomorrow morning at 9:00 also on espn. marin cilic and roger federer will be playing. coming up on "gma," adrienne is going to rap "pop news" at the end of the show. also coming up, the two cousins, and this is a horrifying story, these two cousins are now charged in connection with the murders of
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good morning, everyone. police are investigating a triple shooting at uc berkeley, the online news site reports three shot near campus this morning. they say people have arrested two suspects. authorities say several men got
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welcome back to "gma" on a saturday morning. happening right now, the fatal fire. at least three people killed overnight as flames tore through a residential high-rise building near waikiki beach in hawaii. more than 100 firefighters on scene evacuating some people, instructing others to shelter in place. the building did not have sprinklers because it was built before sprinklers were required. >> also right now behind bars, a bank robber wanted by the fbi dubbed the american league bandit because of the baseball caps that he wore has been captured. the bureau not releasing his identity or the details of his capture. he was wanted for at least 12 bank heists or attempted robberies in maryland and virginia between november and june. >> so he went from the yankees to the red sox there if i can see correctly. >> apparently it's all the american league. >> he was traded. >> he was not traded. and back at work, president jimmy carter making an
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appearance at the final day of a mission to build and repair as many as 100 homes in canada after spending the night in the hospital where he was treated for dehydration. the 92-year-old has worked on more than 4,000 homes for habitat for humanity. he showed back up to work a smile on his face and he and his wife are thanking everyone for the outpouring of support after that scare. >> amazing guy. so resilient. now to the major new development in the murders of four young men whose bodies were found on a farm in pennsylvania. >> a second man has been charged as details of the gruesome murders emerge. abc's eva pilgrim who has been on the story from the beginning joins us now from bucks county, pennsylvania. eva, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. two men behind bars, cosmo dinardo accused of murdering those four young men missing for over a week. authorities say he got his cousin to help. new details in the slayings of four pennsylvania men. prosecutors now saying the man charged with their murders, 20-year-old cosmo dinardo, lured
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them to his family farm, and he didn't act alone. his cousin, sean kratz, now also behind bars. >> we did find three of those young men buried deep within the ground under an old oil tank. >> reporter: dean finocchiaro, tom meo, mark sturgis and jimi patrick were missing for over a week. authorities laying out a twisted time line of events. they say on july 5th, jimi patrick came to dinardo's property to buy marijuana walking to a remote part of the sprawling farm. dinardo murdering patrick with a .22-caliber rifle burying him in a six-foot hole. two days later they say dean meets dinardo on th property for another deal, this time bringing along 20-year-old sean kratz. the group walks to this barn where finocchiaro is allegedly shot in the head. later that day, they say dinardo and kratz meet tom meo and mark sturgis at the property shooting them both in the back. a neighbor hearing the gunfire. >> it was literally almost like
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somebody was hunting people down in the woods. >> reporter: prosecutors say the pair tried to burn the bodies in a large metal tank but ultimately decided to dig a deep grave using a backhoe to bury them in a 12-foot hole. >> i'm sorry. >> reporter: dinardo, who has a history of mental illness, apologizing to cameras. prosecutors saying he confessed under the promise he wouldn't face the death penalty. as part of that deal, they say dinardo gave them details of what happened, revealing the location of jimi patrick's body which was buried a half mile away from the other three. prosecutors say they still don't have a motive and may never know. both of these men are due back in court on these charges at the end of the month, guys. >> that is just a mystifying and horrifying story, eva. thank you very much. time to check the weather yet again. let's get back over to rob. >> good morning, again. we'll start out west where heat advisories and red flag warnings
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are posted again. here's the whittier fire in santa barbara county. it's been burning now for a week. 13,000 acres there, still over 2,000 people evacuated, and we don't have 50% containment yet so they're still battling that and we have heat that's going to be building there. at least for a day or two then after that we'll get into a pattern change thankfully but today will be hot. tomorrow will be warm and these temperatures will knock down. phoenix getting into the 90s for the first time since spring monday, tuesday. that will feel good and the east good saturday morning. wake up to low clouds and fog along the coast. it's not going to last. we'll see full sunshine today. temperatures still in the 60s at the coast. 100 inland. this weather report is brought to you by walgreens. guys. >> thank you, robert. i hear that story quite often here on the east coast. i just wanted to add that. >> thank you for that. news you can use on a saturday morning. coming up on "gma," brides across the country, brides-to-be, in a panic this
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life's bleachable moments need clorox bleach. co countless brides across america this morning dealing with a serious prewedding crisis. >> yeah, they're trying to get in those doors, and they're locked. it's a nightmare scenario. a popular bridal chain suddenly goes out of business closing doors with their wedding dressed locked inside. here's abc's stephanie ramos. >> i have a wedding in six weeks. >> reporter: brides across the country are out of luck after their bridal shops go out of business. >> we want our dresses. >> reporter: finding the bridal shops where they ordered their gowns and bridesmaids' dresses with the doors locked. all of the more than 60 alfred angelo locations nationwide suddenly closed. >> i told them, i don't know if this is going to happen without the dresses. what am i going to walk down the aisle with? >> reporter: some customers getting last-minute phone calls.
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>> we need you to come in and pick it up today being that tomorrow we will no longer be open. >> reporter: others rushing in just before the stores shut down. >> my dress. >> i'm going! >> it is ridiculous. >> reporter: only to walk out empty-handed with no explanation and no refund. >> they told us basically that there's nothing that they can do. we have to call the attorney and hope for the best. >> reporter: customers are being told to e-mail the bridal shop's attorney for answers. that attorney confirming to abc news after 80 years in the business, alfred angelo filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy friday telling us, management would have preferred to wind down the company in a more orderly fashion. for "good morning america," stephanie ramos, abc news, new york. it's like the most important thing to a bride on her wedding day is the dress. i can't imagine. >> it's crazy. >> as if getting married isn't stressful enough. >> it's crazy. >> it gives me anxiety just thinking about it. >> oh, my goodness.
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>> i hope everything works out for them. coming up on "gma," getting up close and personal with disney princesses at the d23 expo, plus, lots more on some highly anticipated movies coming up here on "gma." "gma."
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♪ ♪ good mor >> all: good morning, america. >> all right, this weekend all the magic of disney entertainment under one roof at the d23 expo in anaheim, california. >> and disney, of course, the parent company of abc. of special interest, the upcoming animated movies including sequels to "frozen" and "wreck it ralph," and abc's matt gutman getting in on the action for us this morning. matt, you're channeling your inner child. looks like a fun assignment. >> reporter: it is a fun assignment. this is live action day, dan and
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paula, here at the d23 expo, and this magnificent edifice you see around me, this is part of the "star wars" themed land, and get this, guys, there are literally 5,000 people sleeping downstairs just to catch a glimpse of the cast and crew of "star wars" and "the avengers" later today, but we had the privilege yesterday of sitting down with some amazing disney legends. it's where princesses -- >> these are your real hair? >> all: of course. >> reporter: -- hawaiian gods and father time converge. are you feeling a little bit warm in your faux fur there? >> well, i've had an eternity to get used to it. >> reporter: disney's d23 expo. josh gad and kristen bell even icing their own kids out of "frozen 2" secrets. i heard your kids are really big fans, so are you sharing secrets with them? you both have two kids. >> yeah. >> yes. >> yeah, different kids. >> i'm sharing. >> not the same kids? >> i'm sharing secrets with her children, but i'm not telling my own about "frozen 2." >> i hear there is a rumor on
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the street here you have been trading secrets about "frozen 2" with daisy ridley in exchange for secrets about "star wars." >> that is not true. >> reporter: pixar's chief creative officer, john lasseter, unveiling the studio's impressive roster including -- >> the next big feature from the walt disney animation studios is "ralph breaks the internet: wreck it ralph 2." ralph and penelope have an adventure in the internet. >> holy, miranda. >> reporter: sarah silverman voices the character of penelope. when you were going into penelope's voice, your face completely contorted and it was like super expressive. >> and your face is doing it now. >> reporter: these four disney princesses meeting each other for the first time. >> being a disney princess, like that's a card you have in your back pocket for the rest of your life, and it's so cool. it's never lost on me. >> i think it hit me late just how huge it was and especially
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for tiana because she is the first black disney princess. it has gone beyond me, which is amazing. >> am i the only one that doesn't sing? >> did you all sing? >> all: yeah. >> oh. so this is -- [ laughter ] ♪ remember me >> reporter: but you know who do sing, the stars of the highly anticipated original film "coco," which takes place on the mexican festival, the day of the dead. this is a culturally different story line. >> right. >> than we've heard before. >> the film is about family and about the sense of belonging. >> how about singing? >> i love singing too. >> can you give us something? [ singing in spanish ] >> now i see why you're intimidated by the 12-year-old. that was amazing. >> thanks. >> reporter: what a voice on that kid. i want you to meet some of those super fans here. from "star wars," some of these people like these two were here since 9:00 a.m. just to catch a glimpse of this
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panel later today, which will reveal new secrets and details about the latest installment of "star wars: the last jedi," and today -- and i don't want to make you guys jealous -- but we get to sit down with the cast and crew of not only "the avengers," "star wars" and bring that to you, dan and paula. >> oh, matt. >> later today. i'm sorry, folks. >> he dangled a carrot in front of everybody. that's not nice to do in front of everybody. >> i'm going to get lightsabered. lightsabered. >> it was great knowing you. it was great while it lasted, matt. >> thank you. >> thanks, matt. >> great job. we're going to be right back. more on the d23 expo including the disney legends award. >> oh, whoopi. >> and maybe more rapping from adrienne. keep it here. and we're working together to do just that. bringing you more great tasting beverages with less sugar or no sugar at all. smaller portion sizes,
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>> that's what's up. >> yo, adrienne. >> that's what's up. >> what do you have? >> first whoopi goldberg can now add one more accolade to her long list of awards. the egot, remember, if you've never heard of it, it's an acronym for emmy, grammy, oscar and tony winner named a disney winner at the d23 wearing minnie mouse shoes, the co-host of "the view" opened up about her love for disney while taking on the honor saying she has adored the brand since she was a child. >> every sunday night came "the wonderful world of disney," and then during the week every day you had "the mickey mouse club." we grew up with disney being part of our lives. >> of course, you know her voice from movies like "toy story 3" and "the lion king." but the coolest thing is that she said she was born the year the park opened and that her mom would say one day i'll take you to disneyland. one day i'm going to take you guys. it turns out she took her mom so i love that part of the story. congrats to whoopi.
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>> whoopi is a disneyphile, and when she goes to disney, she lights up. it is her special place. >> a lot of people do, thank goodness. it's the happiest place on earth. >> it is. it really is. >> it's magical. what's hotter than gal godot, the new princess of "wonder woman" fame having the new princess join with the original one, wonder woman, lynda carter. >> oh, this is too much. >> i know. well, she says she discussed a possible appearance in the upcoming sequel admitting the production team did try to get her in the first movie, but timing got away, so the actress reveals she's open to the idea. >> oh, you got to do it. >> yeah, she better do it. it's lynda carter. so but it is all up to director patty jenkins who has talked about this for awhile now. when it comes to the big screen remake of her tv show, carter said she had full trust in jenkins and godot before she even saw the movie. i saw it twice in one week. >> on your recommendation i went to see it with my wife. i really enjoyed it. i like the feminist themes they put into it. >> and chris pine was hot too. >> chris pine was funny. >> yeah. he was funny and smart and perfect for the role.
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so we just love "wonder woman." >> love. >> call me, gal. newly released photos from a united nations world heritage site in tanzania revealing an unlikely pair. meet this 5-year-old lioness fitted with a gps collar so researchers could track her but she's nursing a leopard cub according to a new york-based conservation group called panthera, this kind of behavior in wildcats has never been documented before. wildlife experts saying the mom recently may have lost her own cubs. so just an interesting picture. >> ron said call me when she nurses a gila monster. that's what he said. >> well, that would be impressive. >> call me when that happens, okay? >> one more animal story for you, guys, as we move on from gila monsters. michael phelps is gearing up to raise a great white for shark week. how will he do it? we don't know. and neither does ryan lochte, the former olympic teammate saying he's not going to outrace the shark, dude. no way. no way. so we're hearing from ryan lochte again.
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we'll all have the chance to see what happens with phelps when the most decorated olympian goes up against an underwater beast july 23rd in a match discovery channel is calling the battle for ocean supremacy. >> all right. >> boom. >> great "pop news." that was awesome. >> as she nurses a gila monster. >> see you tomorrow. no gila monster. tomorrow. no gila monster. good morning, everyone. happening today, protesters in san francisco plan to rally against the trump administration. a group called refuse fascism is organizing the event. they'll meet at united nations plaza then march to the mission. today's rally is part of
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nationwide protests. they say they refuse to ak saept fascist america. this weekend, you'll want to double check the train schedule. changes begins today. trains will now leave every 90 minutes instead of every hour. cal train is reducing weekend service because of construction. it is making improvements to use electric trains. you can find the new schedule on the website and it will remain in effect until construction is is done. grab a partner and get ready to dance the night away. the sixth annual salsa faes value wraps up tonight. one of the biggest latin music dance parties in california. the event goes from 6:00 until 10:00 in san francisco. no worries if you don't know how. there will be lessons at the festival and admission is free. let's get a check of the forecast now with lisa. >> hey, chris. good morning. you can see the pod here from mt. tam. breezy, fire danger is
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increasing today as well as the temperatures. we have a heat advisory for pretty much all of our inland areas. 65 in san jose. 55 in san francisco. and still fog here over the city. you just see the tower peeking out there at the golden gate bridge. 64 in concord. looking at this fog clearing quickly. lasting through the weekend. chris. >> thank you. up next, a shooing in the east bay leaves three wounded. what police say led up to the shots being fired. plus, a massive wildfire in southern california gets even bigger, forcing hurricanes from
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it's saturday, july 15th. let's start with a first look at the forecast. here's lisa tracking live doppler 7. >> there is sun in some parts, but live doppler 7 shows there's still fog from point reyes just off the coast here, san matteo and down along through the central coast, so it is a shallow marine layer. it's going to disperse quickly. heat advisory right now through tomorrow night. so we're look agent the possibility over 100 degrees inland. 55 here in santa cruz going up to the mid-80s today.

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