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. good morning, america. desperate rescue. 17 hikers trapped by dangerous flash floods including a 4-year-old boy. a helicopter swoops in airlifting them to safety. the race to save those still stuck this morning, as the flash flood emergency spreads from the midwest to the northeast. cars in neighborhoods under water. breaking new details in that deadly human smuggling case. at least nine people dead. dozens more fighting for their lives this morning. the driver now heading to court after more than 100 people were discovered packed into this tractor-trailer in a walmart parking lot. jared kushner on capitol hill this morning. his new statement overnight, revealing what he'll tell investigators in that closed door interview as it takes aim at president trump. he lashes out blasting the
investigation and his own party. and the olympic golden boy versus a great white. michael phelps coming up short trying to outswim a shark. why some are frustrated how he did it. massive reaction pouring in overnight and what phelps is now saying about a rematch. we do say good morning, america, hope everybody had a wonderful weekend. michael phelps is not used to taking a silver. >> no, he is not. especially against a computer which had a lot of people talking on twitter. it was actually a computer-generated shark, not a real one. a lot of people felt had on that one. >> they did and we'll talk about that in a bit. but first, it was a very busy day, a lot of anticipation for jared kushner's interview with senate intelligence committee investigators. >> yeah zlet's take a live look at capitol hill right now. kushner will speak with the senate intelligence committee
behind closed doors and just released a statement he's going to give them and denied any collusion with the russians, detailed his contacts. we'll have more on that in a moment. but first, that dangerous flash flooding across the southwest trapping at least 17 hikers including a 4-year-old boy. in arizona, overnight, rescuers on the scene there trying to pull them to safety and floods also causing problems in the midwest. abc's alex perez is in hard hit illinois with the details. good morning, alex. >> reporter: hey, good morning, robin. take a look around me. neighbors have been desperately trying to keep water out of this neighborhood but as you can see it's an uphill battle and it's just not here. more than 400 reports of severe weather across the country. heroic rescue near tucson, arizona, 17 hikers stranded. in raging flood waters. the sheriff's chopper racing against time to save them. watch as they lower a line to rescue a person trapped in the rising tide hoisting them to safety, then immediately go back. two men remain trapped on a ledge. the conditions too unsafe for the chopper to retrieve them.
severe storms wreaking havoc across the country this morning. delaware receiving more than 8 inches of rain overnight. three people rescued when this car nearly buried under quickly rising water. the damage devastating in northern kentucky. >> looks like it got pushed right into the building. look at that. >> reporter: a look from above shows this home dangling over a river, the living room now visible from outside. the house nearly two football fields away from its foundation. >> looked and our house is down the creek now. >> reporter: the storms submerging cars sending this pickup truck 20 yards from where it was parked. >> for this area this is pretty devastating. >> reporter: this morning, a desperate search for a man whose home was swept away. crews digging through two miles of debris. >> it's going to take time to go through everything. >> reporter: and here in algonquin, illinois, they're not in the clear yet --
the river remaining swollen, above flood stage through at least wednesday morning. robin. >> right to ginger tracking the system and where it's heading next. good morning. >> i want to show you what happened early this morning. so just hours ago this is kent island, maryland, that same storm system moving through and looks like apparent tornado damage. they're going to do the survey later today and we'll find out exactly what it was, but horrible to wake up to and tough for them to be cleaning up after. that same rain causing flash flooding, more than 7 inches falling in parts of delaware. i'll kind of get in a little closer. you can see connecticut feeling it now and really as we go through the rest of the morning hours, it's going to be the cape and rhode island and parts of upstate new york that will end up seeing 2 to even 3 inches of rainfall very fast. robin and george. >> all right. now to the start of a busy week in washington. jared kushner, president trump's son-in-law and senior adviser speaking in a closed door session on capitol hill. overnight, he released a statement detailing contacts with russian officials but
denying any collusion. this as congress prepares to vote on sanctions punishing russia for meddling in the election and new white house press secretary sarah sanders told me on "this week" president trump will sign the bill. the president set to speak out on health care one day ahead of the senate's last-ditch effort to revive the repeal of obamacare. no indication they have the votes or even know which measure they will be voting on. the latest on jared kushner from jonathan karl. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, george. in that just-released 11-page statement, kushner is emphatic in his denial saying, quote, i did not collude, nor know of anyone else in the campaign who colluded with any foreign government. i had no improper contacts. i have not relied on any russian funds to finance my business activities. hopefully, he concludes, this puts matters to rest. this morning, jared kushner answers questions for the first time from investigators leading the probe into russian meddling in the election. with an office just steps from
the oval office, the low-key kushner is one of the president's top advisers. soft-spoken and rarely heard in public. >> i wanted to welcome everyone to the white house today. >> reporter: now, he's a key figure in the russia investigation. he was at that meeting in trump tower that don junior set up with a russian lawyer who was said to have dirt on hillary clinton from the russian government. the committee will also want to talk to him about his own meetings during the transition with the russian ambassador and a russian banker, meetings he did not immediately disclose. >> we have a lot of ground to cover so we expect this is just going to be the first interview. >> reporter: new white house communications director anthony scaramucci says kushner simply doesn't have much to say about the russia issue. >> i predict that will be the last time jared kushner talks about the russians. he'll be done testifying. there's nothing to the story and we'll be moving on. >> reporter: president trump appears increasingly fixated on the story tweeting sunday about
the phony russian witch-hunt and complaining that republicans are doing very little to protect their president. and the president alarmed some in congress over the weekend by declaring his "complete power to pardon." family, aides and maybe even himself. that prompted the top democrat in the senate to issue a stern warning to the president. >> if he fired mueller or pardoned himself, or someone close to him under investigation, i think it would cause a cataclysm in washington. >> reporter: in his statement, jared kushner also says he had hardly any contact whatsoever with russians during the campaign, in fact, regarding the russian ambassador he says the day after the election, he actually sent somebody an e-mail asking what is the ambassador's name because, robin, he could not recall it. >> all right, jon, thank you very much. we'll have more on this because more on those new sanctions that are punishing russia, the rare bipartisan effort is expected to pass congress with an overwhelming majority. it's also challenged as you
know to president trump. our congressional correspondent mary bruce has more details from capitol hill. good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning, robin. yeah, congress is sending the president a harsh message about russia. republicans and democrats together have now reached a deal to slap moscow with tough sanctions. this is punishment for its election meddling and its aggression towards its neighbors, but this bill would also sharply limit the president's ability to lift or ease any sanctions. it's a pretty remarkable move by this republican-led congress to handcuff the president and a move that the white house opposes but this morning they're signaling that the president will support this bill despite his previous objections. >> his hands really seem tied here, mary. >> reporter: the president is likely to sign this bill and impose new sanctions because he doesn't have much of a choice. if he were to veto this bill it would certainly only add more fuel to this russia fire and it seems congress will have the votes to overturn any veto anyway. now, robin, the house is expected to pass this bill
tomorrow and it could be on the president's desk before the august recess. robin. >> we'll see what happens. let's get more on this from matthew dowd. our chief legal analyst dan abrams, matt, let me begin with you. the president may not want to sign this bill on russian sanctions, but he as robin said has no choice tweeting about it sad republicans even some carried over the line on my back do very little to protect their president as the phony witch-hunt continues. two groups are laughing at this excuse for loss of election, democrats and russians. the president feeling the heat. >> well, he's definitely feeling the heat,, and this is the first probably bipartisan bill of this congress and it's aimed directly at donald trump and his supposed inability to sort of hold russia accountable in this. the funny thing about that tweet, george, as you and i have talked about is, in the four key state, iowa, ohio, pennsylvania and wisconsin, all of the gop
senators that ran and won won with bigger margins than donald trump in that. i think donald trump's in a situation right now where republicans who have been steadfast in defending him now are beginning to peel away. >> okay, dan abrams, let's talk about jared kushner's testimony. pretty detailed testimony right there detailing four contacts, denying any collusion. the big question now is, will the story hold up when others testify as well? >> well, that's the most important question because, even if it's not under oath, even if this is effectively a kind of off the record conversation, he could still later be charged for making misrepresentations to congress, for example. that's a big if. that would mean he had to be saying something that was later disproven, or proven to be misleading, et cetera. but there are a number of different issues and they actually section them off in his statement that he's trying to cover. everything from the reason that he made omissions in his security clearance to all of his contact with russian and other foreign officials, the statement in and of itself is not going to create any bombshells. the question is going to be what
are the questions asked back and forth, and does it stand up? >> what does mueller do with them as well. a lot of talk over the weekend whether the president has the power to pardon himself and whether he's been discussing it and pardon people like jared kushner if they got into trouble. let's focus on this question. does the president have the power to pardon himself? >> probably. >> really? >> i do. on the criminal side, does the president have the power to pardon himself? probably. but what does that mean? that means that if he were to pardon himself, he could just protect himself against potentially a criminal charge. he could do it both preemptively but you have to know the charge itself. you can't just say i'm pardoning myself against anything that anyone may say about me. there has to be a specific charge that you are pardoning yourself from. it's never happened. it has never has been done and there would be political ramifications and potential impeachment. >> if the president did do something like that and had the power as chuck schumer said
yesterday a cataclysm. >> it would be a huge cataclysm. he would be further off the fairway than jordan spieth was on number 13 yesterday before he won the british open. this would be a huge political problem. legally it's a debate. politically it would be awful. the president would probably directly lead to impeachment if he were to pardon himself. >> matt dowd, dan abrams, thanks very much. we now move on to the fight against isis and the battle to take back a key city in syria under its control. raqqah became the effective isis capital in 2014. now, syrian forces are moving in and abc's ian pannell has gone deeper into raqqah and the battle against isis than any other u.s. broadcaster and he joins us now from that region. good morning, ian. >> reporter: robin, with mosul pretty much done, raqqah in syria is where isis is making its last stand. don't underestimate how important this is. we're talking the capital of isis and the outcome matters to america, europe and the people who live here. raqqah, syria, ground zero in the war against isis, with u.s.-backed forces locked in a fight to the death.
isis snipers who killed many here are moving quickly, the only option. we moved up to the front line with local fighters. the going is as slow as it is dangerous in this battle. as you can hear, the battle for raqqah is ongoing. you've got local forces backed by the united states taking the battle to isis militants who hear the sounds of gunfire and drones overhead and coalition air strikes every few minutes and here we met an american sniper on the front line. a young volunteer from california. >> if a member of isis was in this room right now with all of us, what chance would he give you or you or me? none. >> no part of you that's scared, nervous, anxious at this point? >> no, not really. i came here for this, you know. i've been waiting years for this. this is the final stand-up fight between us and them. after them, you know, that's it.
>> reporter: for many, this is a calling. a chance to reclaim the streets from isis for good. >> that's enough for today. >> reporter: privately coalition commanders admit this battle could drag on for months. no doubt local forces are committed but they're underequipped to fight isis and as we saw last week america's allies are suffering heavy casualties. >> and you can see more of ian's frontline reporting on abcnews.com and "world news tonight" with david muir. new details this morning about that human smuggling tragedy in texas where a tractor trailer with more than 100 people inside was discovered in a walmart parking lot. at least nine people died inside the truck. abc's kenneth moton has the lastest from san antonio. >> reporter: this morning, one of the worst cases of human smuggling in texas. dozens of undocumented immigrants suffering from intense triple-digit heat.
nine people, all men, dead. >> the way they experienced the last few moments of their lives is shocking to the heart of our entire city. >> reporter: immigration agents say as many as 100 people were packed inside the big rig with no air-conditioning, parked outside a san antonio walmart. a concerned employee alerting police. >> these people were in the trailer without any signs of any type of water so looking at a lot of heatstroke, a lot of dehydration. >> reporter: first responders rushing 30 victims including two children to the hospital. 17 in critical condition. some suffering from traumatic brain injuries. the suspected driver james matthew bradley of florida arrested. expected in court this morning. >> all were victims of ruthless human smugglers indifferent to the well-being of their fragile cargo. >> reporter: overnight, vigils and a growing memorial. the immigrants reportedly from mexico and central america. with the u.s./mexico border 150 miles away, homeland security vowing to root out smugglers and
dismantle their networks. investigators say surveillance cameras in this walmart parking lot captured dozens of people jumping out of that truck into waiting cars. some even ran into nearby woods, i.c.e. agents are now searching for those immigrants. we're told that driver expected to be in court later this morning. george. >> okay, kenneth, just a horrible story. amy with the other top headlines. deadly violence in afghanistan. >> that's right and the taliban claiming responsibility for a horrific suicide blast that ripped through kabul this morning killing at least 24 people. a car packed with explosives rammed a bus filled with afghan government employees, all heading to work. the bus was destroyed. dozens of people were also wounded including children on that bus. well, new images are now revealing how john mccain is handling his brain cancer diagnosis. he tweeted this photo of he and a friend relaxing in a creek at his arizona ranch and his daughter meghan also sharing a photo of the pair after a hike
over the weekend. and 23-year-old texan jordan spieth winning the british open over the weekend. this was his third major tournament win. the next stop, pga championship, but not before a healthy round of celebrating. you see him taking a very large swig, wow, he's still going from the official claret jug behind justin thomas. congratulations to him. and some new video just in. the "uss constitution" left dry dock in boston overnight after two years of restoration, oldest commissioned warship in the world, and it was launched 220 years ago re-opens to the public this september. and finally, we know marines are tough, but that doesn't mean their children don't have a softer side. check out 4-year-old gage newville. he's giving a tear-soaked hug to senior airman emily leehan at she and her husband joshua's wedding. he got emotional after he heard
vows from his new stepmom that she wrote just for him. she said i may not have given you the gift of life but life has given me the gift of you. it was so sweet. if you can watch it it'll brighten up your monday. >> we need that. thanks so much. let's go now to ginger with more on rain coming from the midwest. >> yes, unfortunately a place like fredericksburg, iowa, more than 10 inches in just 24 hours. galena, illinois, so many swollen rivers will get more rain. severe storms, too. we watch it as it moves from tuesday into wednesday.
good monday morning. i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco. milder today with afternoon sunshine. cloudy, a little drizzle at the coast tonight and another heat wave coming for our inland neighborhoods. today, temperatures mainly in the 80s inland. 70 around the bay, 60s around the coast, san francisco, and up towards richmond. tonight, mid 50s to low 60s with cloud cover. a little drizzle along the coast. my seven-day forecast, enjoy the mild temperatures tomorrow, especially inland, coming up, that vacation nightmare. a young woman dying at a mexican resort. her family says she was served tainted alcohol. now, more families are coming forward with their horror stories. and 23 new interview with prince william and prince harry. what prince harry and prince william are saying about diana as their mother and what william tells his children about her. as staying at a disney resort hotel.
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never-before-seen photos remembering their mother 20 years after she passed and speaking out about what she was truly like as a mom and what they think she would be like as a grandmother. august 31st will be 20 years. we'll begin this half hour with those allegations from a wisconsin family who believed their daughter died after drinking tainted alcohol at a resort in mexico. and we'll also hearing of another american couple who suspect they were drugged or served tainted alcohol at a different mexican resort and gio benitez has a closer look. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it was the family vacation that turned into a family tragedy. after just two hours in playa del carmen, abbey conner and her 23-year-old brother austin ended up unconscious face down in the resort pool. abbey died just days later. more families are speaking out about their mexican vacation stories. it was iberostar resort in playa del carmen where abbey was found floating in a pool and her brother got a concussion. he doesn't remember what happened and there were reportedly no cameras, but this morning their family questioning
if tainted alcohol at the resort could have contributed to the tragedy and now other american families are coming forward. >> i thought i was dying. >> reporter: this couple stayed at another resort in 2015 and saying they both blacked out after a few drinks from the resort's beach bar. >> i thought i was dying because i couldn't get out of whatever state of mind i was in. i couldn't wake up and i remember thinking how are my six kids going to find out and what's going to happen to them. >> reporter: they said the hotel ignored their complaints. they thought they were drugged. >> my hand is broken and she's like no, no, no, that doesn't happen here. >> reporter: responding to abbey conner's death, the iberostar's parent company saying, we only purchase sealed bottles that satisfy standards required by the authorities. we are deeply saddened by this incident and reiterate our condolences to the family. >> i believe the resorts are trying to hide the fact that the
dangers exist. >> reporter: maureen webster created the website mexican vacation awareness about the potential risks of traveling these resort, after her 22-year-old son nolan's unconscious body was pulled from a waist-deep pool and he later died. the nurse tried to help but the hotel doctor pulled him away saying he was just drunk which webster denies. >> all the cases that i've received on my website, the resorts are quick to blame the guests. i promise i'm not stopping until something changes. >> reporter: webster says she started the website around the same time tripadvisor, a travel site used by nearly 400 million visitors each month, refused to publish her reviews saying it did not meet requirements. tripadvisor telling abc news, our guidelines state every review must be based on a firsthand experience and relevant to other travelers. it's important that anyone who suspects foul play or illegal activity contact the local authorities. the valeris this morning say no
review would convince them to return to mexico. >> there are physical and emotional consequences that will never be able to leave us. >> and we should tell you, the state department's latest travel notice on travel to mexico makes no mention of concern for vacationers at all inclusive resorts. meanwhile, the family of abbey conner told us overnight many have reached out to them with their own stories and their greatest hope is together they will finally get answers and help keep this from happening again. >> we should hope so. thanks very much. let's talk now to dan abrams. he is back along with our consultant brad garrett. brad, what do you make of these allegations and how would you investigate? >> the allegations are pretty strong, george. looking at a possibility of maybe grain alcohol or methanol mixed in with regular alcohol. and there's a lot of different motives as to why i think this was done. but the short answer is, you'll have to investigate it, you the family. you cannot rely on the mexican authorities to do it. >> pay private investigators?
>> pay private investigators. the reality is, this is a very sensitive investigation to do. you'll have to get into the nuts and bolts of the resort. you'll have to deal with the bartenders, the people at the pool, and it's going to have to be people, george, that have a relationship, probably mexican, have grown up there, maybe they're ex-cops, but that's -- >> the fbi has no jurisdiction in mexico. >> no, in reality they don't. what ever jurisdiction they have, the mexicans give them and this is not the kind of case that they would step into. >> what kind of liability could one of these resort face? >> let's separate criminal from civil. criminal is what brad is talking about, the investigation into wrongdoing. civil would be the family suing. the problem in these kinds of cases is that, if a business like this, this business happens to be spanish based but doesn't have major u.s. assets, you're typically saying you're going to sue a company that is based in mexico under mexican civil law. that's tough. it's tough, both because you
don't have the american protections and the personal injury law in mexico is not favorable to a plaintiff like this in a lot of ways, so the bottom line is that, if you're thinking about the potential risks and you're thinking about the legal side of this, you got to think more about u.s.-based resorts. they have to have an asset in the united states that if there is a civil judgment, if there is an award that someone could say, let's attach it and figure out a way to make them pay. >> okay, dan abrams and brad garrett, thanks very much. coming up, as a number of deadly road rage incidents soar, the new way authorities are trying to prevent dangerous confrontations like these. the day after chemo might mean a trip back to the doctor's office, just for a shot. but why go back there, when you can stay home... ...with neulasta onpro? strong chemo can put you at risk of serious infection, which could lead to hospitalizations. in a key study, neulasta reduced the risk of infection from 17% to 1%... ...a 94% decrease. applied the day of chemo,
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we're back now with the battle against road rage. texas authorities are rolling out a new effort to crack down on highway violence as fatal crashes involving angry drivers climb over 500% in the past decade. abc's linsey davis is on the cross bronx expressway here in new york. good morning, linsey. >> reporter: good morning to you, robin. it is a rainy monday morning and people are just trying to get to work in rush hour traffic and it certainly doesn't take much these days for a driver to go from 0 to 60 on the angry scale and the results can be catastrophic, but there's one police department in texas that's doing what it can to stop road rage in its tracks. this is what happens when maddened motorists are pushed to the edge. driven to the point of making an
irrational sometimes even deadly move. >> we're not going to tolerate behavior like this. >> reporter: and this morning, one police department has had enough with rage on its roads after teenager dylan spade was shot and killed over an improperly merge. police in arlington, texas, are now working on launching a new hotline to help the fight against highway flare-ups which officers say are getting out of control. these three 911 calls were all from this sunday morning alone. >> two black females pulled a gun out on the complainant. suspect continued to wave knives at other drivers and suspect also made a shooting gesture. >> reporter: drivers will be urged to call a special number to report incidents. >> we will investigate that case further. we'll generate a letter, basically saying your vehicle was alleged to have been involved in a road rage or aggressive driving incident and we don't tolerate that type of behavior, and here's some tips how to remain calm in traffic and how to behave and drive friendly.
>> reporter: across the country, road rage incidents like this bullet-riddled suv in virginia. >> they were jostling for position and, unfortunately, this gentleman took it to the degree that was just unconscionable. >> reporter: or this car forced off the road in pennsylvania where a young woman was shot in the head. incidents like these are on the rise. according to the national highway traffic safety administration, reported deadly crashes stemming from road rage, have gone from 70 incidents in 2006 rising to 422 in 2015 and, according to the gun violence archive, highway altercations involving guns have more than doubled in the past three years. now, with the road rage hotline drivers would directly report incidents of aggressive driving that they witnessed and after that call is received the perpetrator would receive a warning letter in the mail and they've also created a task force of 100 officers who are solely dedicated to monitoring aggressive drivers.
the hope, of course, in all this is that people just get from point a to point b safely, robin. >> that is the hope and good to know about that hotline. thank you very much. >> sure is. okay, coming up on our big board, the backlash over that highly anticipated face-off, michael phelps versus what was supposed to be a great white shark. supposed to be a great white shark. les event is in full swing. they are not listening to me. watch this. who wants ice creeaaaaaam!? so that's how you get them to listen. take on summer right with ford, america's best-selling brand. now with summer's hottest offer. get zero percent for seventy-two months plus an additional thousand on top of your trade-in. during the ford summer sales event get zero percent for seventy-two months plus an additional thousand on top of your trade-in. offer ends soon.
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michael phelps and a great white shark. >> remember, he was here last week talking about it. so many were watching to see how he'd take on one of the ocean's top predators. t.j. holmes is here with the details and, ah, people upset a little bit. >> upset is one way to put it. look at your screen. people thought they would tune in and see this. really. you think the greatest olympian of all time is going to go side by side in open water with a great white. what is wrong with you people? of course, he's not going to do that but still they found a way to make this a competitive race. jaws were dropping over the highly anticipated race of the summer. olympic golden boy michael phelps versus the great white. >> i'll try. i'll never back down from a challenge. this one is going to be a tough one though. >> reporter: shark experts with the discovery channel. first tested the speed of the great white calculating a strong 100 meters in 36.1 seconds. the 23-time olympic gold
medalist then tried to beat that time. >> take your mark, go. >> reporter: the shark you see next to him is a cgi-animated replica superimposed on screen after the race. the simulation showed phelps gave the shark a run for its money but this time for phelps it wasn't enough. the great white won by two seconds. >> i don't like taking silver medals but i'll take one to a great white. >> reporter: man versus beast. always good tv. >> three, two, one. >> reporter: in 2013 nfl superstar chris johnson raced the fast owes cat in the world. the cheetah won. in 2009 another nfl star dennis northcutt played tag with an ostrich. the bird won, and the video garnered over 8 million views online, but it was olympian jesse owens who set the trend for man versus animal after he famously raced a horse in 1936. and unlike most of his successors he actually won. okay --
>> i forgot about jesse. >> right, that was back in the day. it's been going on a long time but last night there was some science, education and entertainment involved. even if you were fooled by the promo, all the interviews he did made it clear. >> including here. including here. >> he is a father and a husband and is not getting in the water next to a great white. somewhere your common sense has to come into play that this man is not going to be in the water next to jaws. >> i thought he was going to be in that cage we kept showing. >> he was just down there looking at sharks. people do those tours all the time. >> i thought that's how he was going to do the race. >> you thought he would be in the cage. >> how is that going to work, george? >> i don't know. they have a whole network. they can figure it out. >> all right, see, you're the problem. >> he's one of the people you're talking about. but as amy said, people took the bait. they took the bait. that's what amy said about this. >> she's dying to get that line
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our mary bruce there with the latest details. >> reporter: jared kushner arrived here and was greeted by a wave of reporters. he didn't answer my repeated questions about that meeting at trump tower and his contact with the russians. the first time congressional investigators are questioning a member of the trump family about possible ties to russia. now, we won't hear their questions or his answers. this is all happening behind closed doors. but overnight, kushner released an 11-page statement. he says, point-blank, i did not collude. nor know of anyone else in the campaign who colluded with any foreign government. but he does admit in detail four interactions with russians but says they were not improper. in fact, he says he has the e-mails to prove he couldn't even remember the russian ambassador's name. >> all right, mary, we'll see what happens later today. now to another top story in our morning rundown. the legal battle for charlie
gard, that's terminally ill baby in britain. abc's james longman is in london with more. good morning, james. >> reporter: good morning, robin. some breaking news for you, because the parents of charley gard have decided to withdraw their application to get to the united states for that experimental treatment. it's their belief now there's no longer a chance to help charlie, speaking through their solicitor, they say for charlie it is too late. the damage has been done. no langer in charlie's best interests to pursue this course of treatment. >> without any treatment while lengthy court battles have been fought. tragically have charlie's life reviewed by medical experts, we now know had charlie been given the treatment earlier. >> he has extensive muscular
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♪ and the trumpets they go ♪ and the trumpets they go great way to start the week with this great audience here on a monday morning and we're going to start off with lara spencer and some "pop news." [ cheers and applause ] >> good morning, george. good morning, robin. i'm thinking rob lowe and he looks like rob lowe. very, very handsome gentleman. we'll begin with the double dose of news for superhero fans. ben affleck confirming at san diego's comic-con over the weekend that he'll in fact return to the big screen as the dark knight in the upcoming standalone film "the batman." directed by matt reeves. that's good news. looking forward to that. then, "wonder woman" officially getting a sequel though not surprising given the box office performance and the reviews. gal gadot is set to reprise her role with patty jenkins
returning to direct. go, girls. no release date for "wonder woman" but the batman is projected for a 2019 release. [ applause ] yes, batman is back. also in "pop news" this morning, your favorite digital addiction could be coming to tv. mgm television has partnered with video game developer zyfga to create a game show based on the highly addictive words with friends. do you guys play? you do, right? you're really addicted. who in the audience plays words with friends? [ applause ] no? i don't play. my kids do but do you feel like knowing the game it could translate because they're betting big on it. the downloadable game is nothing short of an obsession if you will. 55 million matches going on at any given moment. more than 75 million words played every single day. mgm, they know how to make a show too so my bet is this one will work and words is a daily ritual for many. we've created the perfect format to capture their
competitiveness. and their competitive word play. no word on where it will air but as always may the best friend win. >> nicely put. [ applause ] and finally, here's a study that we found that makes me personally wonder if they really needed to fund this one. new research out of germany showing alcohol may give you courage but it does negatively affect public speaking. i can't believe it. go to any wedding and you will get that same finding over and over and over again. but at the university of cologne, a mix of over 100 socially anxious and relaxed folks were analyzed. some given cocktails, some not before having to make a three-minute speech and those who drank were less nervous, however, and i know this may surprise you, their performances got lower ratings than the sober bunch. the ratings included eye contact, voice quality, conversation flow. the moral of the story, friends don't let friends drink and give
speeches. there we go. >> had to have a study. yeah. >> even with one drink because it does impair your cognitive thinking, so just note to self. i do think people get nervous. >> builds up the courage. >> not so much with the old vocals. and that's "pop news," everyone. >> thank you, lara. [ applause ] and we're going to move on now to today's "gma" cover story, the new documentary about princess diana where prince william and harry remember their mother and recall their final conversation and eva pilgrim has details. good morning, eva. >> reporter: good morning. for the first, and they're saying the only time, prince william and prince harry's intimate portrait of princess diana in a new documentary called "diana, our mother: her life and legacy." the two sharing personal details about their mother, including their final memory of her saying, opening up was both daunting and cathartic. this morning, new photos from the royal family's private collection.
this one, a young prince harry with diana on the royal yacht and this of the two boys dressed as policemen. the photos released as they remember their mother in a powerful new film. >> we've never spoken about her as a mother. >> even you and i both in you were until her tummy. >> i know. >> arguably probably a little bit too raw, up until this point. it's still raw. >> reporter: now, on the 20th anniversary of princess diana's death, her sons cherishing her memory in this new documentary. >> we felt, you know, incredibly loved and i'm very grateful that love still feels there. >> it was that love that even if she was on the other side of a room that as a son you could feel it. >> reporter: both sons still agonizing over their last phone call with her the night she died in paris. harry speaking of his deep regret rushing off the phone.
if i had known that was the last time i'd speak to my mother, the things i would have said to her. looking back on it now, it is incredibly hard. prince william, now a parent himself, determined to keep his mother's memory alive for his kids. >> we've got more photos up around the house noe of her and we talk about her and it's hard because obviously catherine didn't know her, so she cannot really provide that level of detail so i do regularly talk about her and just try to remind them that there are two grandmothers. there were two grandmothers in their lives. >> reporter: also in the documentary, diana's good friend sir elton john remembering her big heart and her fearless role as an aids activist. >> it was considered to be a gay disease and for someone who was within the royal family and who was a woman and who was straight and just have someone care from the other side was an incredible gift.
look at her face in every photograph. there is a positive, wonderful glow. she could walk into a room of people and make them feel as if everything was great. >> reporter: and william thinks diana would have loved being a grandmother. knowing how she was as a mom he jokes that he feels pretty certain she'd be the type that would show up around bathtime getting the kids all riled up right before they were supposed to go to bed. >> bye. >> exactly. candy, getting them up, running around and they're left to deal with it. >> yeah, it's wonderful that they're at a place in their lives that they are comfortable opening up and sharing so much about their mom. >> and we forget they were just 12 and 15 when this happened. so young. >> no doubt she would be very proud of both of them. eva, thanks for bringing that to us. i'll get up. we have a "gma" health alert to tell you about about dietary supplements, a new study that reveals calls to poison control centers, have you heard this, have spiked by nearly 50% between 2005 and 2012. that's why our medical contributor jen ashton is here to talk about that.
>> good morning, robin. >> good morning, so tell us more about the study. >> it's no secret we love our supplements. over 50% of americans have taken some kind of supplement in the last month so this study actually looked at calls made throughout the country to poison control centers, not necessarily toxic, not necessarily death, most, in fact, were very, very minor, but it speaks to the concern that users have about these supplements so looked at a 13-year period, a lot of calls made over a quarter of a million calls about exposure. >> and a lot of those calls were because of a certain age group which is shocking. >> this really got my attention, robin. 70% of those calls involved children under the age of 6. girls more than boys, obviously this was unintentional but it's not just about who was concerned for this exposure, it's about what was being taken so take a look at this list. the variety of supplements that generated these calls, miscellaneous, which included
anything, vitamin, supplements, homeopathic remedies, over 40%. botanicals like mao wong, that's the most common that's a stimulant. hormonal like melatonin, 15% and other like algae, anything else, we should note these numbers don't come to 100%. that's because there were very small amounts of random supplements that were also included. >> tell us how these affect the body. >> people think natural equals safe. i've said it again and again that's not true. to be clear, most reports were minor and they didn't require any medical attention. we're not talking about the efficacy or quality, just the concern but these if taken by someone too young or in the improper dosage can increased heart rate, palpitation, jitteriness, nausea, diarrhea, any g.i. issue, stomach cramps, in some cases, liver failure, and, yes, in some rare cases,
death. >> a lot of what we're talking about is not fda regulated. what advice do you have for people? >> what got my attention those kids and, again, most of these do not come with kid-proof tops and to kids, these can look like candy. so keep them away from children. i think a huge resource, i use it myself every day in my office, drugs.com, check drug interactions, food interactions. supplement interactions, that is a great free resource for everyone, lay, public and professionals alike. again, don't assume natural equals safe. we say that again and again, any of these can do damage. have a poison control number handy and never, ever induce vomiting if you think you or someone else has -- >> don't? >> without checking with a poison control center, that can actually do more harm. >> great advice there as always. thanks. another check of the weather with ginger. >> yes, thank you so much, robin. look at the crowd. ricky, bethany, little noah. you call her what or him what? >> no-no. >> baby no-no. that will be applicable when he's 2.
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turn now to a new series we're calling "eat the best, swap the rest," and we're helping you find the healthiest options for meals on the go. specifically, what you should eat when shopping in big box stores. our becky worley is in san francisco breaking it down for us. good morning to you, becky. >> good morning, lara. when it comes to marathon shopping trips to warehouse stores like costco, sam's, b.j.'s, there's something you need to know, man cannot live on free samples alone. if you get hungry while shopping, what healthy options are there in the store's cafe and god forbid you have your kids with you. what do you feed them? big box stores dominate large chunks of time in my life. ikea for furniture, b.j.'s, sam's club or costco for pretty much everything else. i can easily be in this store for an hour or more and sometimes i have to bring my kids with me. so here's the challenge. what are the healthiest choices to feed myself and the kids from the store cafe?
>> there's nowhere else to go. you're really at the mercy of what ever store you're in. >> i take a bevy of options from costco, bj's and sam's club and nutritionist maya feller. at costco we have some massive portions. this is a normal hot dog. this is a costco hot dog. it's a quarter of a pound. this is the standard hot dog. this is the costco hot dog. it's double, maybe 2 1/2 times as big, this thing is massive. >> and the thing to remember, when you're eating something that is double the size, you're getting double everything. >> same with the chicken bake. >> this chicken bake is like a chicken loaf. here's a hot pocket. how many hot pockets do you think fit into this chicken bake? this is two hot pockets. >> so you're getting double whether or not you want it. >> reporter: the nutrition info in that chicken bake reflects the portion, 112% of your daily sodium, 230% of your cholesterol, 770 calories. we reached out to costco for
their preferred healthier choice item but they declined to participate. but taking a look at the menu, one of the healthiest options is the caesar salad and, while it comes with a significant amount of protein and limited carbs, compare the rest of the nutritional info to two large slices of pepperoni pizza. the salad with all that added dressing has 14 more grams of fat, 50% more sodium and more than twice the cholesterol. >> which is an absolute shock, because it's not like we're standing there telling people run out and eat pizza, don't eat the salad but when you weigh the two and look at them side by side this actually is likely the better option, the dressing is what's carrying the majority of the calories, also the majority of the sodium and the fat. >> reporter: sam's club offered us the fruit yogurt parfait adds a healthy option, but maya says -- >> 47 grams of sugar is a huge amount of sugar. >> reporter: bj's have partnered with dunkin' donuts. now, this egg white bake is pretty nutritious.
18 grams of protein and three grams of fiber, 25% of your daily calcium. pretty good. bottom line, when it comes to big box eateries, your best options may be reducing your portion size, and when it comes to your kids -- >> if i can shop without my kids,, that's absolutely what i'm going to do. >> don't take the kids. >> best advice for eating healthy is to skip the cafes. that's what maya says and go into the aisles purchasing fresh fruit, cheesesticks, prepared veggies, and then you pay for that then go do the bulk of your shopping. i mean, a lot of these big box stores are trying to improve low cost, fresh items, lara, so maybe steer away from the cafes and stick with the unprocessed foods. >> all right, becky, any grab and go options that work with healthy lifestyle in your opinion? >> you know, i think starbucks is an example of somebody who is doing a great job. they have those boxes with nuts, fruits, cheese, hard-boiled eggs. i mean, it's got to be tough for
retailers and fast food outlets to package perishables like this but you know what, if we want to get healthy this is the way we have to go. >> yep, absolutely. great tips. becky worley, we thank you. and coming up, don't go anywhere, anybody, because rob lowe and family are here. and we are taking care of business to help your small business grow by a whole lot more when we come back here on "gma." this is monday morning.
castro valley police are investigating how a man died and ended up near redwood canyon golf course. a hiker first reported seeing the body last night, it took rescue crews 3 1/2 hours to find the man because of the heavy brush and the nearly inaccessible terrain. the victim's identity has not been released. we are ramping up a bit now. i know we had a quiet start. check out southbound 680, dublin to mission boulevard recovering from an earlier sig alert. northbound 101, you're okay. check out walnut creek. hit or miss this morning,
temperatures are starting to respond to the early sunshine, a lot of us in the 60s now, here's a look at sfo. tons of sunshine. clouds and sun today, milder temperatures and a little breezy if you're going to be on the bay. especially north of the bay bridge. heat not today, but tomorrow. look at wednesday, reggie.
>> we'll have another update in about 30 minutes, and always welcome back to "gma." live from times square. buckle up, folks. great crowd on this monday morning and look who else is here at our breakfast table, none other than rob lowe. >> thank you. >> thank you. thank you. >> you look great. >> he does look great. great to have you back. first time with a big crude. >> i love this. lots of energy in here. it's really good. >> so we want to talk about the "the lowe files" but first, first, first -- >> you know what he's going to ask you. >> he's going to give me crap about the sharks. i just know it. >> when i first saw it i was wondering what is he thinking? i want the answer from you straight right now. >> i've had a lot of time to reflect on it. particularly since the two shark attacks afterwards in the same
area. >> right. >> rob. >> i've decided it's a mid-life crisis and it could have been worse. >> a cry for help. >> a cry for help. but it was a once in a lifetime. i'm an adrenaline junkie. matthew lowe who you'll meet later talked me into it because he loves the ocean and probably took an insurance policy out on me hoping for a different result? we'll bring them up here in a moment. yes, you are an adrenaline junkie and your bigfoot, ghost -- >> when i was a kid i loved scooby-doo. >> totally. >> who didn't love scooby-doo. >> bigfoot, sure. all the guys in the audience. so the -- "the lowe files," if you took scooby doo, "the x-files" and "anthony bourdain, parts unknown" side by side.
it's dad getting time with his boys. >> what more could you ask for. >> bigfoot. >> you went in search of bigfoot. >> not only did we go in search of bigfoot but bigfoot and the wood ape. are you familiar with the wood ape. >> are they related. >> they're the same species, they say. >> okay, rob. >> yeah, no, i'm just going to say it. you just have to watch the show. >> let's watch a little bit of it right now. >> this is wood ape. >> so it converts elect electromagnetic frequencies into words. >> this hallway sucks. >> hi. >> pie. >> this is where the kitchen is. >> dessert. >> we get to the kitchen and the voice says pie. look, for the record i don't know about any of this stuff. i'm just reporting what's going on, okay. decide for yourselves. [ applause ] >> come on.
come on. come up here. >> so that was our first episode. we go to the most haunted building in america and that device is a database of words that will start speaking if spirits are present. they say. and we -- >> the most haunted building in america. >> it's a closed down boys reformty in eyione, california. >> did they say why it's so haunted? did something horrible. >> there's two famous murders and what must have gone on with -- yeah, at one point that device says the name of the murdered -- >> oh, my goodness. >> guy, johnny, matthew, are you guys skeptics or believers. >> varying levels of skepticism between all of us. >> healthy. we have to keep him grounded. >> you're saying he has the least skepticism. >> oh, by far. >> i always say he is a borderline conspiracy theorist. >> how about your mom?
>> she just wants to make sure we're safe. >> yeah, she could careless about big foot. was very worried about ticks. that was her thing. she's like -- but, now, johnny is the skeptic but he's also -- also the most scared. so go figure. that's what i don't get. you can't have it both way. >> it's not mutually exclusive. skeptic and scared. >> well because he's such a skeptic if they showed up ud's be scared too. >> thank you. >> what say you? you've been a little quiet over here. >> i'm the middle ground. i want to be -- until i can prove it i'm not going to say i believe it but there's a lot of evidence in the show that made me question some long held skepticism >> that's cool. >> about the wood ape or bigfoot? >> both. >> or scooby-doo. >> scooby-doo. >> i have a question for you boys. we know rob for so many years, such a big star. what's he like at home? >> he's a goofball.
you'd think he was our age. he acts like our age. >> he looks like he's your age. >> well, don't inflate his ego too much. [ applause ] >> there's a lot of us driving around in the car in the show and if you want to see what he's really like just those scenes, that's just him for sure. >> really the fun of it at the end of the day is really getting out of the house and having an adventure with your kids. i wrote two books and one of the themes i talked about in the book all of us as parents don't spend enough time creating memories. and they don't have to be an elaborate show like this but, you know, at the end of the day that's all we have are our memories and so for us to be able to get out and to do this and to have it documented has been an amazing gift. >> for us a lot of fun to watch. >> and hopefully a lot of fun to watch. >> thanks for coming in, guys. "the lowe files" premieres august 2nd on a & e. small company entrepreneurs small company entrepreneurs and get 40% off on coit residential cleaning services
last night was the highly anticipated phelps versus shark. well, there are also so many other great shows in store. tonight you'll see something never caught on tape before. look at that footage. that is a maco shark attacking another in an apparent fight over prey. you can see it on shark vortex tonight on discovery. jacob and i will be watching. i know that much. you're from philadelphia, right? we can go to the beach and get so good morning, i'm mike nicco, don't let that early sunshine fool you. we have a cool breeze today, your 10 hour day planner, much cooler away from the coast than yesterday. after 50 this weather brought to you by benefull dog food. i'm not bringing the shark back. don't worry ladies. over to you. >> thank you, ginger. thank you so much. i cannot wait for you to meet as my momma said these young'uns. taking care of business paying it forward with these entrepreneurs. we met brian last year when he
shared the story behind his pasta company. it is thriving. glad to hear that and now he is a mentor and but first here's their story. it's the chickpea pasta that is disrupting the food industry. >> our mission is to make knew nutritious foods more accessible. >> he went from testing a homemade recipe out of his apartment to developing the fastest growing pasta brand in the country. now sold in 5,000 stores nationwide. >> thank you very much. >> when brian appeared on "gma" last year, he had an important message to share. >> if you can find a mentor who will push you towards the next step it makes a huge step. >> months later yogurt giants chobani selected banza to participate in their inaugural chobani food incubator program designed to support the development of young brands like banza and start-up companies like misfit juicery? we're on a mission to fight food
waste, 20 billion pounds of food go to waste because they're misfit in sizes or shapes so making delicious cold pressed juice out of those misfit foods. >> the power of mentorship going full circle. >> started the company when he was 21 years old. we had no experience in food or anything. >> it wasn't exactly the easiest process as i'm sure you've experienced. >> i want to be there for them because there were so many who were there for me. >> look how he's grown. brian rudolph and misfit juicery co-founders, ann yang and phil wong. love what you're doing. i just want to cry. when you were here, you know, you were just starting out and banza is doing bonkers. you know how i feel about this product. >> thank you so much. >> how do you keep it going forward? >> oh, you know, i think that we just -- we have this really
strong mission and it's to change the way people think about food for the better and i think that's one of the things that pushes us to keep trying. >> tell them how it is better than traditional pasta. how much more protein, fiber. >> double the protein, four times the fiber and nearly half the net carbs of traditional pasta and so we think it's the next generation of pasta. >> oh, my gosh. i tell you. i was having trouble as i was getting older with wheat and it really has helped a great deal and i just absolutely love it. hey, guys. so how does this work out? how has he helped you, phil? >> yeah, so brian has been a huge mentor of ours. we met at the chobani incubator and the biggest thing for us is showing us how to build a team because brian has an awesome culture at banza and a lot of attention gets focused on us as entrepreneurs but it's the team and culture we build that creates the companies and products we have here. >> i got a little ahead of myself. when we say misfit and the reason the audience is so quiet
because they're eating. and they're drinking the juice. so they've been very quiet but explain about misfit because it's every bit as nutritional but it's aesthetically it's not pleasing so doesn't get sold. >> at misfit we're on a mission to fight food waste because we let 20 billion pounds of produce go unharvested or sold. >> how much. >> 20 billion so look at this. like an apple might be a little bit dimple the like this or a carrot -- it has three legs so farmers can't sell that to a grocery store but, of course, it's nutrition and we put it into our juice and we started the company as college students and had four crates of ugly peaches and a borrowed blender and now we're on our way to misfit foods. and proving to people it's cool to be different in food and in life. >> because if you went in as a consumer and went in you would not buy this in the store but --
it wouldn't even be in the store to begin with. >> what advice -- oh, mr. rudolph, are you imparting? oh wise one now. >> yes. >> what are you sharing with them? >> so i think there are a lot of things. three years ago i was 23 and had no experience in food and i think there are a lot of things we did right but also a few mistakes we made along the way and working with grocery stores can be challenging and so as up and coming food companies that want to change the way that people think about food for the better we're the underdogs and we need to help each other so if we can be helping misfit succeed that's a huge win. >> it's wonderful, i'm seeing, community of entrepreneurs wanting to help one another. both of the groups started in college and your apartment, both of you and what has it meant to have someone like brian who can navigate the way for you. >> absolutely. brian is entire team has been so helpful both in personal and professional ways about to launch a brand with whole foods and how to pop on the shelf and make the opportunity a
successful one but i think there are a lot of ups and downs to entrepreneurship that people don't think about. good days and bad days and having someone walk you through that and really talk you through the challenges you go through means the world to us and i think for phil and i we think the entrepreneurship is about learning how to build a community well and for banza & misfit, our company has been built upon a thousand favors by people we love so we really appreciate the support. >> i can say this firsthand. both of the products are excellent. you do have -- do you all agree? [ applause ] i mean, really. so it's wonderful in that regard. so, if somebody is watching and have a start-up company what is the major advice you give to them. >> especially as a young entrepreneur, you have to admit that there's probably a lot that you don't know. there's a lot that you don't know you don't know and so don't be afraid to reach out to people who have done what you hope to do and ask them for advice because chances are somebody helped them too and they're going to be more than excited to pay it forward.
>> so wonderful that you and everyone at banza paying it forward and also thank you very much because you're making good healthy food accessible and also you're environmental conscious in the things you're doing and it's really appreciated. [ applause ] >> from watching you. you will be at whole foods. >> in new york city and d.c. >> everyone in our audience going home with a box of banza & misfit juice. holding the carrot. paula patton is live. come on back. to "
gets a chance to go back in time and try to save her. take a look. >> like we really surprised her, huh? >> don't say anything until you blow the candles or the wish won't come true. >> is it really you? >> who else would it be? [ applause ] >> so obviously something supernatural is going on here that your character is able to go back and try to save your daughter from this horrific crime. can you give us a little bit of intel. >> that's the only bit of the show is supernatural. if you and i were sitting here and a black hole was here and we jumped in and got to go back eight days but there everything is reality so it kind of is that thought that you know what would you do if you could change your fate. >> stop asking the questions i'm about to ask you.
i was just going to say to you if you could go back, is it only eight days in the show. >> it's only eight days in the show. >> i want to take it further. if you could go back and relive something, what would you choose? >> relive, i think the things you want to relive -- >> or change. >> i wouldn't change anything because you know how that is, you change one thing and you change another. but i like that thing but now that's changed so -- like everybody i've stayed up at night regretting things and why did i do that, say that, but at the end of the day i really do believe everything happens for a reason. on my show i get a chance. >> you get this incredible chance and you do stunts. you've had roles where you've learned different skill, sword fighting, knife throwing but something in the show you said was very difficult that you didn't expect. >> she knows -- the laura you meet at the beginning isn't the one at the end. she becomes quite a beast and this animalistic side comes out of her.
that's scrappy stuff. the real scary stuff was being in cold water, in this freezing cold water and not like -- that was the toughest bit to be honest with you but until you're in it, you can't explain it because it sounds so silly especially in the middle of the summer. >> no stunt doubles for the cold water scenes. >> i should have talked about that with them but i didn't do it. no, no, you know what, sometimes you look forward to those moments so you can make it as real as possible for people. >> you're a purist. you want to get it right. >> it helps. >> yeah, it definitely helps so want to ask you a little about your cute boy. how old is julian now? >> 7. >> congratulations. he is so adorable. >> and obviously probably too young to watch the show. >> yeah. >> but i hear he does have a favorite. >> a favorite what? >> he's in superheroes. >> we recently watched "wonder woman" and that's his favorite. >> i'm loving that. >> yeah, absolutely. no, i love that too. i thought that's really great, unique superhero that at the end love is the answer.
i couldn't be more onboard with that. >> she's just as strong and powerful -- nothing to be said about the guy superheroes but she is fantastic. coming back for a sequel so tell julian he's going to have another one. >> he's waiting. we're going to watch it like 100 more times. >> just because we like to give tip, hacks on the show, our friend paula has the best hack i've ever heard. you never get bitten by mosquitoes. >> i mean i wouldn't say never. this is true. >> will you tell everybody your strange trick. >> it's true. well, you know, anyways it's like yellow and you put it in a spray bottle, listerine and helps keep the mosquitoes away. i know. what are you going to do. >> yes. i read that you do that. i tried it. i was minty fresh for days. >> yeah, paula, thank you very much. really excited about the show, guys, it's called "somewhere between." it premieres tonight on abc.
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good morning it's 8:59. i know a lot of you were hot over the weekend, mike nicco, it's still going to be warm, but not quite as warm? >> it's the best way to put it, it's going to be in the mid to upper 80s. breezy, north of the bay bridge, out and about. here are your temperatures, 60s along the coast. rich manned 80s inland. the heat stays away for about two days, then gets hot again wednesday and thursday. we are still trying to bounce back. we had the sig alert, and we have some slow speeds. between 580 all the way down to the sonal bridge. we still have metering lights on. overall, most of you lighter than average.
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