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i don't mind. "good morning america" starts right now. good morning, america. breaking overnight, deadly mass shooting. a gunman dressed in black opening fire on a busy toronto street before dying in a gun battle with police. authorities not ruling out terrorism. the search for a motive right now. overnight, the president launches an explosive rhetorical attack on iran. an all caps tweet, threatening the nation with consequences few throughout history have ever suffered before after iran issuing a warning of its own. no privacy for passengers. the uber and lyft driver recording people in his car without their knowledge posting the live stream online and it's all legal. flash floods and funnel clouds. severe storms slam the southeast.
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now the new flash flood watch for millions from north carolina to pennsylvania. while out west firefighters battle at least 48 large wildfires and brace for a new round of triple-digit temperatures. ♪ you're as cold as ice foul play. the young cubs fan thrilled to get this ball when the adults behind him take it away. how the cubs made it right. ♪ you never take advice someday you'll pay the price i know ♪ that even got a reaction from george. come on. >> that was worse than advertised. >> a tough day at work today, that guy. >> good morning, america. hope you had a good weekend. great to have cecilia with us. >> welcome back. a lot happening. we begin with breaking news overnight. a deadly shooting in toronto. a gunman opened fire on a busy street very popular with tourists. >> at least two people killed, 12 others injured before the gunman died in a battle with police.
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at this hour authorities are searching for a motive and have not ruled out terrorism. let's go right to abc's whit johnson with the latest. good morning, whit. >> reporter: good morning to you. chaotic moments as shots rang out in a toronto neighborhood, popular with tourists, the 29-year-old suspect police say firing at nearby buildings. the deadly violence leaving two people dead. overnight, this terrifying scene unfolding in the streets of toronto. >> there's multiple victims and the suspect that's fleeing looks like possibly still shooting. >> reporter: a gunman firing round after round, just as families and friends sat down to dinner in this area populated by many bars and restaurants. this video appears to show the gunman dressed in dark clothing firing towards a building from the sidewalk with a handgun. >> pretty crazy. i saw at least four people shot here by the fountain. >> reporter: this morning, police say a total of 14 victims, two people killed, the motive unknown. >> i'm keeping everything open.
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i'm looking at absolutely every single possible motive. when you have this many people that are struck by gunfire, it's a grave concern, so i'm not closing any doors or chapters on this. >> reporter: police engaging the man in a chaotic shootout. the suspect killed. the crime scene illuminated with flashing lights, yellow tape wrapping around trees and across the sidewalk. police now pleading for the public's help in their investigation. >> we've got numerous witnesses. we are looking at technology, so any types of cameras that are going to be available, dash cams that may be in the neighborhood. >> reporter: police say it's too early to know the motive in this shooting. they can't say if it's terrorism or something else. again, the suspect was killed which means it will take more time to get many of the answers they're looking for in this investigation. >> thinking of all those injured. >> absolutely. >> thank you, whit. now to that late night threat from president trump confronting iranian president
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hassan rouhani in an all caps tweet after he saw a tweet provoking iran. our chief foreign correspondent terry moran tracking it all. >> reporter: overnight as you say the president taking to twitter and to his caps lock key to issue a trademark trumpian threat against the leadership of iran. he tweeted, never ever threaten the united states again or you will suffer consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before. the president responding to the inflammatory rhetoric of the iranian president hassan rouhani who in a speech sunday issued a warning of his own, declaring that the united states should know that war with iran is the mother of all wars, he said, and demanding that the u.s. back off its pressure against tehran. mike pompeo hammered the regime leadership, comparing them to an organized crime gang and saying they came to the world as wolves in sheep's clothing. pompeo also called for a campaign of maximum pressure
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against iran. now, all this, the president's ferocious tweet, the talk of maximum pressure, that might sound familiar because it's the same kind of tactics used against north korea. mike pompeo also even held out the hope of direct talks with iran but made clear little chance of that happening any time soon, george. >> of course, the united states hoping for an agreement with north korea. we had one with iran but the president pulled out in may which means they've been ratcheting up the sanctions on iran, which is at the heart of this. >> reporter: the iranian economy not strong for a long time is riddled by vast corruption and deeply inefficient and crippled by sanctions. now there was a glimmer of hope with the iran nuclear deal and it is just plummeting. there is tons of unemployment. the currency is collapsing and there's -- they're under a great deal of pressure. that's why rouhani started this war of words and i think as others have found out, it's a bad idea to start a war of words with this american president. >> terry moran, thanks very much.
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cecilia? we want to turn back to russia, the president raising eyebrows on that call it all a big hoax after that week of head-spinning explanations from the white house but now newly released top secret documents show the fbi surveilled former trump campaign adviser carter page, saying he was the subject of recruitment by the russian government. our chief justice correspondent pierre thomas has more. pierre, the president's got a lot of tweets already this morning, saying this all is a conspiracy essentially to target his campaign, saying this is the basis for a witch hunt. >> reporter: cecilia, good morning. that's right. we're learning more details about the genesis of the russia investigation that eventually became the russia probe. but right now you're right, the release of these documents has sparked yet another debate involving the president and the justice department. this morning, yet another political firestorm surrounding the fbi's release of the documents used to obtain surveillance warrants against the former foreign policy adviser for donald trump. the fbi surveilled carter page during the height of trump's campaign in 2016. accusing him of being an agent of a foreign power, russia.
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but page told abc news the fbi's documents do not rise above complete ignorance and/or insanity. >> i've never been an agent of the foreign power in any -- by any stretch of the imagination. >> reporter: sunday morning president trump chiming in, claiming again without evidence that his campaign was spied on. in one tweet saying, quote, witch hunt, rigged, a scam. in another saying, looking more and more like the trump campaign for president was illegally spied upon. but later in the day both democrats and republicans suggested that the fbi had good reason to investigate page. >> carter page had, in fact, been a target of russian intelligence in the past, had gone to russia during the campaign, had meetings with the russian officials that page had publicly denied. >> they did not spy on the campaign from anything and everything that i have seen. you have an individual here who has openly bragged about his ties to russia and russians. >> reporter: carter page has never been charged with a crime but intelligence analysts tell
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abc news the point of the surveillance was likely to watch, learn and discern the russian 2k3w06789 government's tactics as opposed to arresting page and tipping off the fbi's hand. cecilia. >> thank you. george. >> we want to bring in dan abrams for more on this right now. we got to get to the bottom of what the president is talking about here. this was an application to the court to survey carter page. he had been working for the trump campaign and released 400 pages of documents highly classified documents in the past. the president called this illegal saying the fbi misled the court saying this was all based on the dossier. everything he is saying there just isn't true. >> yeah, if you read actually the documents themselves, it becomes clear exactly why they wanted this. remember, this is an application saying this is why we need more information. here's what we know about the intelligence. here's what we know about the contacts. here's what we know about the meetings. we now need more. and if you actually talk about it in the context of warrants in general, this is what happens. you know, the big complaint has has been, well, there was
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interested parties. the steele dossier. >> revealed in the documents. >> that's the key point. it was revealed in there that it came from a political actor, that it may have been funded by a political actor according to the fbi. it's important to remember that in the context of warrants as a whole, warrants are often based on interested parties. that's what happens and so a judge and the fbi, et cetera, have to go about evaluating how credible do they think that is. so, if you actually read the warrant, it doesn't support almost anything. >> just to be clear, any evidence in that warrant that the fbi did anything wrong? >> no, there's nothing in the warrant application at all. in fact, it's just the opposite. it's actually a very thorough document which supports their concerns about carter page. >> another big development over the weekend, michael cohen, it was revealed, had taped donald trump back in september 2016 discussing payments to that "playboy" playmate, karen mcdougal, who had said she had an affair with donald trump.
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talk about the significance of this tape. >> first of all, the president is saying it was illegally made. it definitely wasn't illegally made. new york is a one-party state. you can record a conversation if one of the people involved wants to record it. there is a separate question about michael cohen as a lawyer. should he have done it? is it ethical for him to have done it? those are separate questions that for example the bar associates would address. but keep in mind in order to go into michael cohen's office, we have to go back to this because the president is talking about it again, they had to have a warrant. just because you are a lawyer and you have clients, it doesn't mean you are immune from a warrant and therefore they can't say, we believe we have probable cause to say you have committed a crime. think about that. it sounds like the suggestion is if you're a lawyer and you have clients, there shoulbe nway thto say, we believe this probable cause that you, the lawyer, have committed a crime. there's nothing to indicate that they were going in there to get information about donald trump.
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>> it also shows that the president did indeed know about the payments even though he had denied it many times in the past. >> that's right. if the recording is what we seem to believe it is now and he's having conversations about $150,000 payment, the only way that it would be exculpatory as rudy giuliani has suggested, is if the president says, i have no idea what she's talking about, why ami would be paying her, et cetera. it doesn't seem like that's what's on the tape. >> dan abrams, thanks very much. robin. we turn to extreme weather. tornadoes, heavy rain leading to dangerous flash flooding in the east and now more storms are on the way. ginger has the latest. good morning, ginger. >> good morning, robin. you can feel it when you step outside in times square. the heat and humidity.opalit flash floods from raleigh to hershey, pennsylvania, this morning. >> oh, my gosh. >> reporter: this morning a k. just outside ouratn's capital more than 9 inches of f
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trapped car. in lee county, alabama, you can hear that violent hail attacking this backyard. >> we're getting a pounding. >> reporter: more than 130 severe storm reports sunday alone. trees tearing through homes, uprooting front lawns. a turbulent thunderstorm capsizing a boat in titusville, florida. >> it's a boat that's capsized approximately six people in the water. >> the storm is picking up again. i'm losing visibility. >> reporter: forcing 11 people including two children to fight for their lives. rescue boats carrying them back to shore. >> it's a tornado over there. >> reporter: an ef-0 tornado ripping across the land in southeastern alabama, making a cameo in this wedding couple's special night. thankfully they were okay but it's so different from w ois to happen. stagnant or slowly evolving trough. as we see the flash flood potential, the next 48 hours, the worst of it and it will
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squeeze against a front anywhere from 3 to 5 inches will fall from coastal north carolina, say wilmington up through new jersey and central pennsylvania. robin. >> more to come. all right, ginger, thank you. the latest now on that violent standoff at a trader joe's in los angeles. it left a store employee dead. the gunman expected in court this morning, accused of shooting two other people and leading police on a chase that ended in a hostage situation at the supermarket. abc's marci gonzalez is in l.a. with the story. good morning, marci. >> reporter: good morning, george. such a terrifying situation. you can see the front entrance boarded up covering the bullet holes and people have been coming by leaving these notes of sympathy and love for the manager who was killed here. chaos unfolding as investigators say the suspect, 28-year-old gene atkins, was on the run from police after shooting and injuring his grandmother and girlfriend at their home saturday. crashing his car into trader joe's, a gun battle with g mmy
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devin field. >> i just sort of thought, okay. i need to hide. i need to get down and be out of his eye line as fast as possible. >> reporter: witnesses describe manager melyda corado heading towards the front door to see what was happening when she was killed. police still unsure if she was caught in the crossfire or shot by atkins. terrified employees and customers desperately running as the gunman headed inside. >> it was very chaotic. people were falling and tripping as they were running. >> reporter: this woman too scared to join those climbing out through this window. instead, barricading herself in a bathroom with co-workers. >> we crammed into the one stall, all three of us in case he decided to come upstairs and shoot at the door. >> reporter: dozens of other
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a steady stream released, their hands in the air until after three tense hours, the final few walked out with atkins as he surrendered. and he's now being held on $2 million bail. seven people were hospitalized in all of this including a 12-year-old boy who was injured here. they are all expected to survive. >> thank goodness for that. marci, thanks very much. cecilia? turning to new details about that duck boat tragedy in missouri. this morning authorities are recovering wreckage from the lake. their focus now, the data recorder. abc's marcus moore is on the ground in branson and authorities are trying to determine whether to pursue criminal charges. >> reporter: cecilia, good morning. investigators hope that data recorder will offer them critical clues as they try to figure out if the captain, the crew or the company made any mistakes. we heard from the attorney general that this boat had four to five cameras so they could reveal a lot of what was done as this was unfolding and also perhaps what was said.
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it's unclear if they had audio. survivor tia coleman lost her three young children, her husband and five relatives and she said that the captain described where the life vests were on the boat but she says he told the group, quote, you won't need them. 31 people were on board this boat that battled near hurricane force winds and six-foot swells before plunging to the bottom of the lake. this morning that boat is expected to be lifted from the water, a process, cecilia, that could take up to five hours. >> such a tragedy and we are certainly thinking of them, marcus. thank you. >> certainly are, cecilia. now to that foul play that thankfully was made right. take a look at this. a young cubs fan was thrilled to get a ball tossed to him when the adults behind him take it away. the boy took it all in stride. once the cubs realized what happened, they did something even better. gave him a signed baseball. and you can see the smile on that young man's face as the cubs say everybody in and also the cubs beat the cardinals 7-2. there was somebody that was
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given the young boy a ball and so -- but i'm like, who cares. he got one earlier. clearly it was being tossed to him. >> in fact, there's a picture of the kid with two little balls, two balls. >> it's going to be a tough day at work for the guy now that his face is everywhere. won't happen again. >> let's go back to ginger with fires in the west. yes, and we are watching so many of those. 48 large wildfires burning. this is a 300-some acre wildfire in milpitas, california. it's called the country fire. they've got this one 40% contained but horrible news for this week for all wildfires in the southwest. the heat is only increasing. this is going to be some of the hottest of the season. i keep saying that. i sound like a broken record but it's actually getting hotter all the way to seattle. these are just today's highs. it's going to keep building ugw several recohs brokein texas so isttches all the rst though, the select cities
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but everyone else is blocking. big backup here on to richmond san ra ra fell bridge westbound 580 with a crash involvinging a a motorcycle down east of the mid span and sounds like the emergency cues are making the way to the scenes here. jessica? >> thank yo
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♪ all the ways at the store, or to your door. target run and done. ♪ oh, it's going to be in our head. >> sorry. >> welcome back to "gma." you know this video, will smith taking the "in my feelings" challenge to new heights scaling a bridge if budapest to drake's hit song. >> this morning, this dentist, that one right there, not bad looking at many have noted on the internet, not just me, has his own version "in my feeling" has gotten more than 43 million views and -- we will hear from him coming up. >> more views than will smith's video. almost double the amount. >> have you done it yet? the video? i haven't either.m bianeoe. >> can t headlines we're following right now. president trump issued a late
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night threat concerning the iranian president and all caps tweeting never threaten the u.s. or you will suffer the consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before, after rouhani warned against provoking iran and authorities searching for a motive after that gunman opened fire last night on a popular street with tourists. 12 injured and two killed after the gunman was shot by pa cardi bike in broad daylight.e. his former patient former president george h.w. bush on his way to work when he got killed. sgljts sgljtsds. now to over a handicapped parking spot and escalated to a deadly shooting. gio benitez is here with that story. good morniground and the shooti ended it all. this mor
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-c >> i just want justice.str i need something to be done because this is not right. >> reporter: brittany jacobs was sitting in her boyfriend's idling car when she says 47-year-old michael drejka approached to say she illegally parked in a handicapped spot. 2 marquis mcglockton, had ghone inside to buy snacks. you can see mcglockton walk out of the store. he sees and hears the argument, runs over and pushes drejka to the ground. >> he's pushing this man away from his girl, you know, telling him to get away. >> reporter: but that's when the irreversible happens. drejka takes out a gun and shoots mcglockton. mcglockton holding his chest runs back into the store. jacobs and the children watching from the car. >> he collapsed in front of my son and within 30 minutes he was gone. >> reporter: mcglockton was taken to the hospital where he
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was pronounced dead. this morning, there are reports that drejka, the shooter, has been known to have angry encounters over parking. >> here he said he'll shoot me. >> reporter: the store owner says he's even had to call the cops on him for confronting other customers over parking. >> for the parking lot for a stupid reason, just to argue, to find someone to argue with? >> reporter: police say this shooting was self-defense. the stand your ground law gives floridians the right to protect themselves if they feel threatened. it was used as the defense argument for former neighborhood watchman george zimmerman who killed trayvon martin in 2012. the shooting and zimmerman's acquittal sparking national outrage. back in clearwater overnight the girlfriend asking for justice. >> he was a good man and all he was trying to do was protect his family. >> reporter: meanwhile the local sheriff says even though they believe the shooting falls under that stand your ground law, he's not saying he agrees with it. police will now send the case
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over to the state attorney's office for a final decision, robin. >> all right, gio, joining us is our senior legal correspondent and analyst sunny hostin, a former federal prosecutor. >> good morning. >> good morning, sunny. i mean we saw this video and being shoved to the ground, justification for this law. you can see he was walking away, was going back to his car. he wasn't continuing to confront him. >> that's the problem with the stand your ground laws. it allows a person to use deadly force if he or she reasonably believes they are in danger of any harm or death and it also sort of eliminates this duty to retreat. used to be when you were in public you had to flee, you had to retreat from a situation. now, even if the alleged attacker is retreating, you can use deadly force. >> he was clearly turning and walking back to his car. he sees this confrontation.
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we heard his girlfriend say he was doing nothing more than protecting his family and shoving him to the ground. why isn't that justification? >> why wasn't he standing his ground? that's the tricky thing about stand your ground. perhaps he was feeling threatened. perhaps he was feeling the need to defend himself and to defend his spouse, defend his child but then it shifts when he pushes the other person and now that person can stand their ground. it's sort of the wild, wild west. prosecutors don't like the stand your ground laws. when it was passed in 2005, prosecutors opposed it. law enforcement officials opposed it. but here we are years later and two dozen states have passed these laws. >> two dozen states. >> a little over two dozen. >> okay. we heard in gio's piece the store owner and others saying that the shooter is known to be having altercations like this as far as -- not shooting but altercations with people parking.
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so will that play in if he is charged play into it because it's almost like he's looking for a fight. >> you would think, but, you know, stand your ground laws were meant to allow this kind of behavior. they were meant to make sure average residents could protect themselves without fear of not only criminal prosecution but civil prosecution as well. so the question is will the state's attorney charge this person? in the past we've seen what happened in the trayvon martin case. prosecutors lose these cases. in florida even police officers are using stand your ground. do i think he's going to be charged? i just really don't think so. >> you can understand why the sheriff probably said put off on the state attorney. >> under the law believe it or not, if -- even if the sheriff believes that something was wrong, but self-defense applies, stand your ground laws apply, they cannot arrest. they are not allowed to arrest someone. >> say that -- so they still could not have the right to arrest him? >> even if he realizes
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something is morally wrong, if this sheriff believes that stand your ground laws apply he is not allowed under the law to make an arrest which is why you see the shift to the state's attorney. >> it does make sense, all right. or no sense at all actually. >> yeah. >> all right, sunny, thank you. coming up privacy concerns for car passengers. this uber driver was able to live-stream people in his car without their knowledge. we'll tell you what happened. live-stream people in his car without their knowledge. we'll tell you what happened. woman 1: proof of less joint pain... woman 2: ...and clearer skin. woman 3: this is my body of proof. man 2: proof that i can fight psoriatic arthritis... woman 4: ...with humira. woman 5: humira targets and blocks a specific source of inflammation that contributes to both joint and skin symptoms. it's proven to help relieve pain, stop further irreversible joint damage, and clear skin in many adults. humira is the #1 prescribed biologic for psoriatic arthritis. avo: humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis.
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we are back with the latest on the driver for uber and lyft who live-streamed hundreds of passengers without their knowledge. what he did was legal but he is still out of a job and abc's adrienne bankert has the story. >> reporter: good morning. on tv and online it's not the first time we've seen people share conversations with passengers in cars. but while legal, some say this was still a clear invasion of privacy. >> is that the -- >> reporter: whether contestants on "cash cab" -- >> red cross. >> strike one. >> reporter: or baring their -- >> somebody broke your heart. >> i broke their heart. >> reporter: the passengers on these tv programs agreed to be on camera. >> everybody needs it. >> reporter: but now a driver for uber and lyft in the st. louis area under fire after streaming his own version of a backseat reality show live without giving passengers a verbal warning. "the st. louis dispatch" broke the story.
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>> when i called the passengers to let them know, all of them were shocked. >> reporter: 32-year-old jason gargac plays host with passengers and his unseen audience via livestream. >> it's been a couple of weeks since we've had good content. >> reporter: that good content? spontaneous conversations with hundreds of passengers seen by thousands of paid subscribers to his account on twitch, a live video streaming site popular with gamers. we can't show you the videos for privacy reasons, but some of his viewers offer live commentary on what they saw. >> there was a lot of insulting and sexual things said about the passengers. it was really common for commenters to rate the women. >> reporter: gargac found his own way to determined to be lieutenant cew. >> in the state of missouri as long as one party and in this
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case the uber drive gives concept to the recording it's not deemed illegal. >> reporter: in this live stream he talks about not showing his viewers where he's dropping off his passengers, including their homes, anymore. >> for the sake of privacy i'm not showing you exactly to people's houses anymore. i'll probably forget half the time. >> reporter: that twitch account disappeared saturday. in a tweet he said he took down the videos to, quote, calm everyone down and added, i've done that for now. at the same time gargac is suspended from being a driver with uber and lyft, a spokesperson with uber tells abc news the troubling behavior in the videos is not in line with our community guidelines. now, this driver told "the st. louis dispatch" he placed a sticker on the outside of his car saying there's audio and video and by taking the ride you consent to being filmed. several passengers said they did not see that sticker and were appalled after finding out they were being live-streamed. >> yeah, i'll bet they were. >> big surprise and sounds like he was trying to cover some of his actions, make sure that he muted the addresses or financial information that might have been shared in a private conversation with passengers, but, still, a lot of people are questioning what his obligation was to let
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people know he had a show going on. >> yeah. rightfully questioning his motives on that. good to have you back, adrienne. >> great to be back. good to see you guys. >> thank you. coming up, forget the "in my feelings" challenge, the dentist getting more than 40 million views with "in my fillings". get it? fillings. we'll hear from him next. come on back. here. is almost and a new iphone from t-mobile is the best way to keep in touch. views with "in my fillings". get it. we'll hear from him next. h? he takes after me. you know it's true. oh yeah. join t-mobile and get an iphone for everyone in the family. buy an iphone 8, get an iphone 8, on us. only at t-mobile.
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the "in my feelings" challenge inspiring videos like these to drake's hit song. everyone is doing it and now including a south carolina dentist who may have outdone them all with his video called "in my fillings." get it? it's getting more than 44 million views and counting. abc's diane macedo is here with more. does it have anything to do with the fact that the internet thinks he is very cute? >> it may have something to do with that. most people dread going to the dentist but a newly emerging fan club is dying for an appointment with dr. rich constantine after his viral rendition of "in my feelings" challenge. whilhimos are good some of the responses are even better. ♪ it's the viral dance challenge that's taking over the internet. sending drake's "in my feelings" to the top of the charts. ♪ but this south carolina dentist is getting people out of their feelings and into their fillings. >> i just propped my camera up
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and i filmed it in our hallway. >> reporter: when dr. rich constantine posted the video on his dental practice's facebook page, he never thought it would go viral. >> i thought a few people in greenville, south carolina, might see it. i had no idea that it would get legs like it did and take off. >> reporter: it garnered over 40 million facebook views in just four days and more than 150,000 comments. "i have this tooth in my mouth that's been hurting since i started typing this response" one woman says. "i wonder if i can punch myself in the mouth, loosen a tooth and get an emergency visit." one viewer asks anyone else ready to sacrifice a toot for an appointment? >> we just did the video for fun. i will say we were extremely busy on the phones friday morning. >> now, dr. constantine says he hopes the video can inspire people to have positive fegsoi o go so i am ready. >> thought you'd be eating m&ms. >> oh, yeah, i know.
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got the wrong food. funny you say that. there are comments in addition to the ones i already read. one person said said i am downing gummi bears and fruit punch. i've never wanted a cavity so bad in my life. the response hilarious but bad news for the hopeful ladies out there, dr. constantine is married 14 years now. >> good for him. good for him. >> good for business. >> exactly. >> very fun to have at weddings. >> thank you, diane, as always. coming up, it's shark week. the 30th anniversary kicking off with shaq. his big dive trending overnight. plus "mission: impossible's" angela bassett is here live. 2018 ford f-150. with best in-class towing best in-class payload f-liupas the cag o big places --bigtime. and things just got bigger. f-150 is now motor trend's 2018 truck of the year.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. breaking overnight, deadly mass shooting. a gunman opens fire on a busy street popular with tourists in toronto. authorities searching for a motive right now. the growing scandal at usc. the doctor who treated thousands of students for decades now being sued by more than 50 women. four of them coming forward publicly for the first time. we have an abc news exclusive interview. could food coloring and preservatives pose a health risk to your kids? and is there a link between fruit drinks and adhd symptoms in children? dr. ashton breaks it down. showstopper johnny depp's surprise appearance in full costume as the villain from the new j.k. rowling movie. his mysterious monologue in front of stunned fans before he vanished from center stage.
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this morning, your mission, should you choose to accept it, join angela bassett one-on-one. >> that's the job. >> right here on "gma." and the queen is saying -- >> good morning, america. [ cheers and applause ] she was the queen long before wakanda. i mean, bow to her. >> yes indeed. didn't want to miss her and you want to make sure you were on time. you set four alarms, cecilia vega. >> you know, the second one in fairness is a backup to the backup. >> kind of odd times. >> the control room will tell you and i confess i slept through a live shot once so i am paranoid about missing my alarms. >> i'm with george. those are odd times. >> 3:29. >> live on the edge, that's the way i like to live. keep you guessing. >> wonderful thing called snooze, you know, just keep hitting that. >> does not exist in this line of work. >> it does not.
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also this morning, it is shark week in case you didn't know and if you are in times square, you may run into selfie shark. she's harmless. i'm told it's also a female. you can snap a photo with her and promise she will not snap back unless, unless it's a bad angle. tweet yourself with the #sharkweek on "gma." i beg of you, do not bite my head off for all the puns coming this week. ba-dum-dum. we have a lot of news to get to this morning. we'll start with that breaking news overnight. a deadly shooting in toronto, police searching for a motive right now, have not ruled out terrorism. want to go back to whit johnson for the latest. good morning, whit. >> rmoing you. neighborhood. the 29-year-old gunman firing at buildin buildings. the motive still unclear. this terrifying scene unfolding in the streets of toronto. >> there's multiple victims and the suspect that's fleeing looks
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like possibly still shooting. >> reporter: a gunman firing round after round just as families and friends sat down to dinner in this area populated by many bars and restaurants. this video appears to show the gunman dressed in dark clothing. firing towards a building from the sidewalk with a handgun. >> pretty crazy. i saw at least four people shot here by the fountain. >> reporter: police engaging the man in a chaotic shootout. the suspect killed. the crime scene illuminated with flashing lights, yellow tape wrapping around trees and across the sidewalk. police now pleading for the public's help in their investigation. >> we've got numerous witnesses. we are looking at technology so any types of cameras that are going to be available. dash cams in the neighborhood. >> reporter: this morning the canadian prime minister justin trudeau sending out a tweet saying, my thoughts are with everyone affected by the terrible tragedy. the people of toronto are strong, resilient and brave and
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we'll be there to support you during this difficult time. george. >> thank you, whit. cecilia. >> our thoughts with them. now to president trump's new war of words, this time with iran. the president threatening iran's leader in a late night all caps tweet after iran warned that hostility would lead to the mother of all wars. let's go back to our terry moran at the white house this morning. good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, cecilia. you're right, this is a war of words between the u.s. and iran and president trump as usual is coming out both barrels blazing. overnight he took to twitter hammered down that caps lock key and warned the leadership of iran never ever threaten the united states again or you will suffer the consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before. the president responding there to the speech by president hassan rouhani of iran in which he said war with iran would be the mother of all wars and demanded that the u.s. back off its tough policies against iran. that's likely not going to happen because secretary of state mike pompeo made a speech of his own. he backed up the president and he called for a campaign of
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maximum pressure against iran. now if that sounds familiar it is. it's like the one used against north korea that helped bring north korea to the negotiating table though the jury is still out on whether that strategic gambit with north korea was successful but today the focus on iran. cecilia. >> jury is still out, thank you, terry. robin. >> and as you have been saying, it's only monday. special olympics has always been close to my heart. it began with eunice kennedy shriver's vision 50 years ago. this past weekend, i was fortunate enough to be in chicago because chicago is the site of the first olympic games, special olympic games in 1968 so we had a 50th anniversary celebration and it was. it closed with a star-studded concert headlined by chicago's own chance the rapper. had a chance to spend a little time with him backstage with his fiancee beforehand. what began as a grassroots movement, get a load of this, 5 million athletes in 172 countries take part in special olympic events. it's so wonderful.
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volunteers there, the coaches, family, athletes themself, maria shriver, her mother started it. tim shriver her brother is the chairman of special olympics and it's about inclusion revolution. that's what they want to go the next 50 years. >> one of the greatest contributions the kennedy family has made to the world. >> amen. >> fantastic. coming up here, an abc news exclusive. four women speaking publicly for the first time about that usc doctor accused of harassment and assault in a major lawsuit in the works this morning. and the health alert. are food coloring and preservatives putting your kids at risk, the alarming new report and dr. jen has that. johnny depp's big surprise. center stage that left harry potter fans stunned and this mystery this morning. >> you think you can hold me? this morning. >> you think you can hold me? take guinea pigs. they're not pigs at all, nor are they from guinea. or take this haircut. i may look all business, but look out... . but there's a party going on back here. kinda misleading, isn't it? well, at carmax,
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welcome back. [ cheers and applause ] back here on "gma" and this is a wonderful and enthusiastic audience. thank you. [ applause ] you are very special and tomorrow we have something special as well. cheryl burke will meet her long lost sister for the first time. can't wait for that. can't wait to share the story. it's a very powerful story, and we cannot wait for sara haines and "pop news." [ applause ] we're going to start with a little birthday news. a prince. prince george turned 5 over the weekend and the palace released this official photo taken shortly after the christening of his brother, prince louis.
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we've watched this little royal grow up since day one. take a look at these photos from over the years. each official birthday photo from the palace. oh, my gosh, i have to watch these. we can't forget his debut, just a day old leaving the hospital. how did the royals celebrate? a 5th birthday, bouncy house, not so much. he spent his birthday on the caribbean island of mustique. >> not bad. >> nice life. >> i think leaving the birthday parties behind and going on a getaway is the way to go. i'm learning what's expected at birthday parties now. >> it's a getaway now? >> no longer like musical chairs. you have to invite the whole school. >> starts with the bouncy house. >> yeah, little birthday, little people, big -- never mind. i was going somewhere but it's monday, by thursday i'll be really good at this. okay. the "top gun" sequel may have a new leading lady and she definitely has not lost that loving feeling.
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♪ that loving feeling, whoa that loving feeling ♪ >> gosh, i love this so much. jennifer connelly, jennifer connelly is playing the female lead. >> good call. >> yeah, that's a good one. the character will be a single mom who runs a bar near the navy base. tom cruise will pick up where his character maverick left off when the original "top gun" hit theaters 30 years ago. how is that possible? >> i know. old. miles teller recently signed on to play cruise's protege, who was also goose's son. "top gun 2" could start filming in the fall. that scene set me up for -- no guy serenades you in a bar. >> no? >> i believed everything in the movies and i thought someday when it's right, someone will get down on their knee and sing to me. that never happened. >> never did. >> you still have time. >> okay. >> i'm excited about that. >> thank you. >> going to be great. >> next level. finally ain't no party like a puppy party. a puppy party is adorable. gath
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goldens. >> oh. >> in scotland who all came bra anniversary of the breed. >> those tails wagging. >> look at them. >> at their birth place, the estate lord tweedmouth -- that sounds like a character in clue. the man would created the breed, the golden retriever club of scotland hosted over 300 golden retrievers for five days of celebration, 361 to be exact. now, that's a party i can get on board with. [ applause ] >> do that every year for the dachshunds, 500 dachshunds. >> you do? >> yeah. >> 500 dachshunds. linger? >> her mind is racing. she's trying to come up with something. >> stephanopoulos -- >> no, no, that's okay. don't worry. none of us can spell his name so we're fine. >> it's all good. >> thank you, sara.
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we turn to our "gma" cover story, it's about the growing scandal at usc. four women are coming forward publicly for the first time in an abc news exclusive. they are accusing a usc doctor of abuse. this morning, more than 50 women are suing both the doctor and the university. "nightline's" juju chang has the story. good morning, juju. >> reporter: good morning. these women are part of the largest joint lawsuit filed just this morning against dr. george tyndall. for three decades he was usc's only full-time gynecologist treating thousands standing accused of sexual harassment, abuse and assault. these women are speaking out publicly for the first time prestigious alma m, and their >> there was something very menacing about him. >> i shrieked. >> reporter: it's the scandal that rocked usc. >> dr. george tyndall is accused of improperly photographing them. >> claiming the university ignored complaints of sexual abuse. >> reporter: hundreds of women alleging campus gynecologist dr.
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george tyndall sexually abused or harassed them and this morning the most sweeping lawsuit against him yet, 51 women coming together to sue not just the doctor but the elite institution that employed and they say protected him for three decades. >> it made me angry that my alma mater that i really adored and was very thankful to allowed this to happen for so long. >> dr. tyndall abused these women, generations of women for approximately 30 years, but he wouldn't have gotten away with it if usc had stepped up. they were protecting a predator. >> reporter: amanda davis, one of four accusers now speaking publicly for the first time did >> did it seem odd to you that a doctor is asking you to take a naked photo of you? >> having been raised from a small town and growing up very trusting, that's not something you question. >> reporter: dana went to see dr. tyndall in the '90s. she says he seemed preoccupied with the tattoo on her inner thigh. >> he said, oh, a picture for me
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and here's a nice picture for me. >> reporter: it allegedly happened before the woman to her right, brennan heil, was even born. >> he did molest me. >> reporter: she wanted an std test after suffering a sexual assault. >> i was a virgin at the time i was raped and so i had never been to a gynecologist before and didn't know what was or was not appropriate and having a pelvic exam is not necessary to check for stds but he decided to give me one anyway. i screamed out in pain at which point the chaperone said she was uncomfortable and left the room. >> she was gone. so she was uncomfortable. she left the room. but the examination continued? >> yes. >> reporter: the new lawsuit alleges the university of southern california concealed years of complaints about tyndall including from several female nurses who the plaintiffs allege witnessed his behavior. >> i think that the fact that chaperones were saying things and did nothing about it just shows that usc has this culture of secrecy and silencing people and that's one of their main issues. >> reporter: the doctor's lawyer
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telling abc news dr. tyndall is confident that when all the facts are known it will be clear that his practice of medicine was consistent with the standard of care for such examinations. overnight usc saying the university is conducting a thorough investigation and will seek a prompt and fair resolution respectful to our former students. we are committed to providing the women of usc with the best, most thorough and respectful health care services of any university. now, the scandal forced usc's president to resign. but these women say that is not enough. they want full systemic change and a voice at the table and full accountability. it's also worth noting that michigan state recently settled for $500 million in that lawsuit involving the disgraced usa gymnastics doctor, larry nassar. >> weird seeing a spate of these stories. robin? now to that "gma" health alert. an alarming new report found some food additives like food coloring and preservatives can pose health risks for your children.
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the report also found chemicals in food packaging are a concern and dr. jennifer ashton is here to tell us more about it. i know you had the study. >> this is it. it's hot off the presses appeared in the journal "pediatrics" and about awareness. it evaluated the strongest clinical evidence and data about food additives and compounds in food containers. so we're talking about things like bisphenols and nitrates and phthalates which can interact and what risk they pose to this young age group while systems are developing and kids might be getting a higher exposure to these things than we do as an adult. >> parents are concerned about coloring and preservatives when it comes to adhd. >> to be clear the data s and there are about nine or ten of them that are approved in this country, and adhd is not totally conclusive. there is some data that suggests
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that with kids with adhd reduce their exposure to food coloring, their symptoms may get a little bit better. the real concern is food dye blue number 1 which can cross the blood/brain barrier. but it's not just adhd and food coloring. we're talking about other things we probably heard about. endocrine disrupters that affect puberty, fertility and affect the way the thyroid gland functions and can be implicated in the causation of certain cancers, so this is all about exposure in our food supply in a very vulnerable age group. >> what can we do? how can we protect our children? >> this is common sense but bears repeating. we need to all of us eat from the farm, not the factory. we need to try to minimize our consumption of possessed foods. in general, the containers tend to be an issue so if you can use glass and not plastic and stainless steel, don't reheat those things unless it's glass and limit the processed foods, and the real big warning robin is beware of organic and natural. when you talk about nitrates,
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sometimes things like celery powder can actually result in a greater overall level of those ingredients than the old fashioned one. we need more data. >> we do. this is something. >> it's good awareness for parents and adults. >> all right, jen, thanks so much. let's go over to ginger. >> let's do your "gma" moment. get us a little smile. a little laugh -- oh, a clap. an early clap. i like that. you know firefighters, they get all -- and they should, get all the accolades for fighting fires, wildfires we talk about them a lot. what about when they do this, when they get the kitty cat out of the fireplace. that's right. you call them and they come to the rescue. that cat was up there. they could not get her out. she was so scared and they pulled her right out. thanks to the riverside cal fire for sending that in. we love to give accolades for all type of calls you put in. i called for my dog before. he got a tin can stuck on his mouth. different story. too long for n
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we want to turn to that surprise at comic-con. johnny depp appearing on stage as his character from the upcoming harry potter prequel. abc's chris conley joins us from los angeles. quite the surprise starting with his appearance. >> reporter: quite true, cecilia. good morning. that show of affection coming at what seems like a significant moment for depp. for many years a universally beloved actor, he's seen aspects of his life be increasingly scrutinized in recent months. sounded nothing but love at comic-con, though.
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well, he's back and he's blond. johnny depp. >> service no longer. >> reporter: stopping the show at comic-con in san diego, saturday. at his surprise appearance teased the release of the harry potter prequel, "fantastic beasts: the crimes of grindelwald." wielding a wand while in character as the villain who was unveiled at the end of the first "fantastic beasts." >> do you think you can hold me? >> reporter: the 55-year-old depp serving up what sounded like a monologue from the upcoming film. >> rise up and take our rightful place in the world. >> reporter: before vanishing to cheers and applause from the fans assembled. >> you're up next. that's an unusual one. >> reporter: amidst its depiction of earlier hogwarts and jude law's portrayal of a young dumbledore.
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the film set to withstand sharp criticism aimed at depp's participation. behind it an allegation against depp of domestic violence during his marriage to actress amber heard. as part of their divorce, depp and heard released a joint statement in august 2016 stating in part there was never any intent of physical or emotional harm. amber wishes the best for johnny in the future. december 2017, author j.k. rowling admitted to initial concerns over depp's casting before alluding to the couple's statement and adding, based on our understanding of the circumstances, the filmmakers and i are genuinely happy to have johnny playing a major character. earlier this month depp settled a lawsuit against his former managers which had resulted in documents coming to light detailing depp's apparent money woes said to be triggered by his lavish and allegedly un-repentant spending habits, including $3 million to shoot his friend hunter s. thompson's ashes out of a cannon and
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$30,000 a month on wine. it's insulting, depp told "rolling stone" because it was far more. some questions about him linger. depp may be hoping his turn at comic-con starts to turn the page on the past as his new movie speeds towards a november release when it will be the audience that decides. cecilia. >> yeah, but, chris, that hair and eyes, a long way from "21 jump street." i just dated myself. >> in a digital world. >> thank you. coming up, angela bassett's surprising some of her superfans backstage. she will be joining us live next.
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good morning menment. it is 8:27 and i'm reggie aqui and you only have a chance to catch a whiff of a rare event. sum a a the titan began to open yesterday. it is the corpse flower famous for the smell of rotting flesh in the midst of the peak bloom. to accommodate the crowds the conservatory is going to be open from 10:00 to 10 p.m., and alexis, it only blooms for a few days and you t there fast. >> what will i do to get down there. i'm okay. i will take your word for it. we are looking at highway 217 and highway 80 and cupertino a has cleared and we are looking westbound at 580 and a san
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>> now, your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> we will start with the commute planner, because it is ch choppy on the bay today. otherwise, everything is looking nice out there. let's go to the accuweather forecast and what you will see is a warming trend and especially inland for the next couple of days, but that heat is going to
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♪ i am loving this monday morning audience. wow. thank you. and because you've been so wonderful we have a special treat for you. our next guest is one of the most talented and versatile actresses all around. she played everyone from the queen of rock 'n' roll tina turner to the queen of wakanda, and now she's taking on "mission: impossible," please welcome angela bassett. [ applause ] ♪ night and day ♪ worried about the way things might have been ♪ ♪ big wheels keep on turning [ applause ] >> whoo!
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playing a little tina turner, "proud mary." you hear it? say ♪ say we rolling rolling on the river ♪ ♪ doo doo doo doo >> that was 25 years ago. >> can you believe it? i can't believe it. >> led to an oscar nomination and everything. [ applause ] what do you remember about that time? >> oh, look. i remember how strenuous and arduous it was. physically, but also emotionally. every day it was like, you know, had you to just go in so deep emotionally as well. >> you had to get it out fast because didn't they want it to be part of the world tour. >> three months and usually takes between nine months and a year between finishing a movie and being presented but it was three months later to coincide with her world tour. it was crazy. but we did it. >> yes, you did. you did it with "how stella got
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her groove back." [ applause ] okay. and you were also at the same time planning the wedding to courtney b. vance, have kids and all that. >> can i have a sunday off and that's literally all it was, a one-day honor eymoon. what's the secret to success? >> it's all about negotiation and making sure that you pick someone who has their core is good and whatever their issues or shortcomings they're ones that you can handle, you can deal with and divorce is not an option. >> it's not an option. you made that very clear. >> that's what he said. th first ah. too fast. nope, nope. everybody goes through this. >> both of you, the talent you bring and that you share and how you conduct yourself, both on screen and off screen and your
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beautiful children who you normally don't have at premieres but you made an exception for "black panther." >> they couldn't miss it. they had to be there. they were going to see a reflection of themselves, you know, of course, you know, they saw obama and the first lady michelle in the white house so that's their world. but also they, you know, they've been going to see movies and to see a reflection of themselves up on that screen, they were so proud of their mommy and they were so peacock proud of themselves, so it was -- >> that representation is so incredibly powerful and important, so -- >> went around saying, hey, mom, with you as my mom is it any wonder my at lettism is so high through the roof. i was like, you really think tichalla is your brother, i love it. >> that's how good you are. you're great in this one as well. go from being the queen of wakanda to the head of the cia. >> right. right. [ cheers and applause ]
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>> not hating that. >> yay. >> y'all want to see a little bit of this? i know you do. here it is. >> if he had held on to the plutonium in berlin we wouldn't be having this conversation. >> and his team would be dead. >> yes, they would. that's the job. and that's why i want one of my own men on the scene, to appraise the situation. agent walker special activities. >> his reputation precedes. >> you use a scaffold. i prefer a hammer. my man goes or no one goes. >> ooh. [ cheers and applause ] >> that's right. >> that is like -- >> that's me. >> to play these powerful women and have these roles. >> i love it. you know, i was raised by strong women, you know, strong women, my auntie, my mother from various strata across economic, you know, but female friends who befriended me
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and my desire is to raise and what i'm attempting to do is to raise a strong daughter, you know, so it means the world to me and also to be an inspiration to other daughters and young ladies who are out there. >> and speaking of that, we've got some super fans who you surprised a little bit earlier. teri, do you want to go first. >> hi, angela. >> hi. >> your performance as tina turner completely changed my life. any chance you would do a sequel someday? >> oh, i wish i could say yes, but no. >> what was it about playing that role that resonated with you. >> that strength she just kind of -- she dug deep into that ive andouelheas meforeer veft what is "what's love got to do with it." nothing has been as demanding as
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that and really let me know how strong i can be because so much was required in the playing of that phenomenal woman. so i try to bring a little of that essence and spread it around, so thank you, thank you very much. >> lynn, what is your question? >> hi, angela. i'm your biggest fan. you did it all. who is an actor you wish to work with someday? >> a lot of wonderful actors but one that i -- whose work i'm really enjoying, mahershala ali. great to stand across from him. dangerous. he's unpredictable. he's mysterious. mahershala, call.ful. pick up the phone. y hav the last miss bassett. question. >> hi, angela. i'm a huge fan and a drama teacher, do you have any advice for me and my students? >> oh, gosh, i'm sure you tell
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them but if not, tell them let them know that they are everything. everything that is needed, everything that is required, they already possess it. maintain their passion for what it is that they're doing, you know, always find wonder and bring their enthusiasm. because there's nobody else quite like them. >> beautiful. >> in this world. >> thank you. [ applause ] >> so important to have arts in the school. we have to continue to have arts in the school. >> amen. >> all right. "mission: impossible-fallout" hits theaters this friday. thank you, miss bassett. thank you. [ applause ]
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we are back and shark week is back with a perfect match-up to sharks and shaq. cameras were there as shaquille o'neal took a swim with the sharks. there you see him right there.r the story. >> oh, my goodness. can you imagine the size of the wet suit for shaq. i mean, they had to sew three of them together. the biggest shark cage they've ever used underwater for shaq. when you combine the biggest force of nature with the biggest onto dominate the basketball court it's not just shark week, it's shaq week with a giant-sized shaq going nose to nose with the predators of the deep. ♪ shark week kicks off with a shaq
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dive. the seven foot tall legend considered one of the greatest in nba history but now he's overcoming his one fear. >> trying to kill me. >> was it that bad? >> a shark tried to kill me. >> you got to do this. >> you have the biggest thing down there. there's not many things down there bigger than seven feet. >> once they convince the diesel diver to go along -- ♪ and he gets a pep talk from his famous friends. >> this is your opportunity to do something different. be a hero. inspire kids and astronauts and divers to be you. >> reporter: he'll need a massive cage. then finally two dominant forces come face-to-face. >> a shark is in that cage him. >> there's a shark in the cage. want to get him out. >> you're good. you're good. you're good.
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>> did you get the footage? did you get the footage? >> whoo! wow. and tonight there's more action. rob gronkowski gets up close and personal with a tiger shark. he does the shark dance. he will have a celebration. it's an eiting celebration. >> shaq is good at so many things. >> i didn't know there was a shark dance. i love it. hey, guys, good morning, everybody. this is noah from texas and we were just talking about how it's nice out here. well, it's a little sticky, right? definitely summerlike. we are celebrating the summer block party with our sponsor king's hawaiian. we got photos like this from laurel kaiser from pennsylvania. they are just pouring in of the alternate block party contest. we want you to submit your photos on our website. your turn and you could win $25,000 to throw the best labor day bash ever. pretty cool, yes, l crowd.
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y'all are so full out here. these girls from oklahoma, right? what part? y'all are enjoying your new york city trip? oh, yes. can you give me the biggest smile ever right into that camera. i'm forcing them. cecilia, let's head up to you. >> thanks, ginger. i'm here with the mendoza sisters who know what it's like growing up competing against your own sibling and how to turn that into an empowering experience. their new book "there's no base like home" tells the story of 12-year-old sofia who is trying to make a softball team where her older sister is the star.
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welcome, ladies. >> thank you. we are surrounded by some softball sisters of our own. >> we're taking over, softball sisters everywhere. you were a two-time olympic medalist, alana, you were an elite college player but it's not just the competition, the game that inspired this. this book for you guy. >> no, i think it was more just about focusing on kids, this age group, this day and age, the challenges they face and really following their passion and really trying to eliminate distractions and follow through with what they love. >> it's so cool because it just takes softball sisters through and whether it's life, you could be a softball player or not the whole thing is owning you, life lesson in that, being able to stand out in that way. that's what makes it so exciting. >> you can be the most supportive sisters of all but there's got to be sibling rivalry when you get out on the field. you faced each other in some college game. >> yeah, i mean, we grew up and like it wasn't always super
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competitive. >> yeah, we actually grew up together, you know, learning it as we went and what was nice is that she kind of paved the way a little bit and so i don't think there was a lot of competition. it was more of like -- >> until college. she went 0 oregon state, i went to stanford, yeah, right. i'm a senior, she's a freshman and literally that's when i was like, okay, so i want her team to lose. but i wanted her -- you know, i'm the older sister so i wanted her to do well. she ended up getting hurt in that game and it was because she was trying to get an extra bag trying to win. she shouldn't have been going, that's why she got thrown out. >> you know, it was kind of close. it could -- i could have been safe. >> does this sound familiar, girls? >> competitive. >> you make the point this doesn't happen easily. you have to work to excel at this? >> absolutely. you know, that's the thing is when you think about, you know, growing up and playing sport, there's so much you have to navigate through and whether it's the social component, honestly what society is putting out there for these young girls
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to be, my thing is to honestly look yourself in the mirror, whether it's family support, your sister, mom and dad is really feeling confident in the girl you are. >> let's give tips. ava, where is ava? >> right here. >> what do you got? >> well, okay, so the biggest thing, all right, so ava is a sister too. >> yes. >> so i feel like the biggest thing, ava, this is what's cool whether you're a pitcher or a hitter, it's always result based so it's all about the strikeouts. all about the big home run. my thing is visualization. whether that's life or sport, when you're going, what position you play. >> i play shortstop. >> yes. >> all right. >> so we have a bat, we have a bat. got a bat real quick? no, all right. >> your form. >> okay, so -- >> holding the bat right here. >> stepping up to the plate, the biggest thing whether you're in pracce aam isut. you got to picture your biggest opponent, whoever it is, that girl that always strikes you out, she's not going to get you this time.
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>> right. >> whether hitting off the tee or in practice looking out there -- >> not smiling at her. >> and we got to get a game face so we'll work on that. game face is literally visualizing that successful moment when you can get her and now all of a sudden you swing and practice every time like in game life -- >> you got this. >> best tip, guys. >> "there's no base like home" is out and everyone is going home with a copy of the book. [ applause ] coming up, gallant performs live.
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when you include xfinity mobile with your internet. click, call or visit a store today. back now, grammy nominated up and coming artist gallant whose new getting a standing ovation. an album coming out this fall. a tour starting in october and now he'll perform, this is "it doesn't matter."
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♪ ♪ talking to the moon with the lights down ♪ ♪ half a dozen ovals in your mouth your muse ♪ ♪ kurosawa bleeding through your headphones knuckles in my back till your nails turn blue ♪ ♪ bet you remember back when i was headstrong tugging on the end of my invisible noose ♪ ♪ thought you'd be jumping ship but i was dead wrong ♪ ♪ you can sail on thin ice long as i can too ♪ ♪ if this love's an accident waiting to happen let's go out with a bang with a bang ♪
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♪ i'm up to go under and drown with each other yeah we both feel the same ♪ ♪ doesn't matter to us doesn't matter to us ♪ ♪ doesn't matter to us doesn't matter to us ♪ ♪ doesn't matter you run i run you jump i jump that's all we want ♪ ♪ yeah ♪ doesn't matter to us doesn't matter to us ♪ ♪ doesn't matter to us doesn't matter to us ♪ ♪ doesn't matter you run i run you jump i jump that's all we want ♪ ♪ yeah ♪ told me two years ago i was selfish but you're the one who put us in the mushroom cloud ♪ ♪ liquor bottle saying what i'm thinking dancing in a minefield don't look down ♪ ♪ if this love's an accident waiting to happen let's go out with a bang with a bang ♪
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♪ i'm up to go under and drown with each other yeah we both feel the same ♪ ♪ doesn't matter to us doesn't matter to us ♪ ♪ doesn't matter to us doesn't matter to us ♪ ♪ doesn't matter you run i'll run you jump i jump that's all we want ♪ ♪ yeah ♪ doesn't matter to us doesn't matter to us ♪ ♪ doesn't matter to us doesn't matter to us ♪ ♪ doesn't matter you run i run you jump, i jump that's all we want ♪ ♪ stay forever young in this state of mind i'm dying for your love call it killing time ♪ ♪ no matter what you do i'll be on your side oh yeah stay forever young in this state of mind ♪ ♪ dying for your love call it killing tio matter what you do i'll be on your side ♪ ♪ doesn't matter to us doesn't matter to us ♪
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♪ doesn't matter to us doesn't matter to us ♪ ♪ doesn't matter, you run, i run you jump, i jump, that's all we want ♪ ♪ doesn't matter to us doesn't matter to us ♪ ♪ doesn't matter to us doesn't matter to us ♪ ♪ doesn't matter you run, i run you jump, i jump that's all we want ♪ [ applause ]
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thanks again to gallant. i was on the fght from chicago with that woman right there, backup singer madison. she was on the flight. oh, yeah. thank y'all. have a great day. >> have a great day, guys.
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good morning, bay area. let's get up and get going. >> i'm rj ji ak-- reggie aqui fm "abc7 mornings." what have we going, mike? >> well, from pier 15, you can see the clouds open. and dangerous rip currents at the beach this morning and going through 11:00 wednesday and we have a small craft advisory out on the bay. and it is going to be warmer all of the way to wednesday and temperatures back to average by s saturday. alec sis. >> traveling from the east bay to marin county, it is heavy here on the san rafael br earlier a motorcycle crash off on to side of the road, but it is a 22 to 25 minute delay. and 10-minute delay from b.a.r.t. line from equipment issues earlier. >> "kelly and ryan" is straight ahead. we will be back for the midday news
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>> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan!" today, from "mission: impossible - fallout," angela bassett. and from "queer eye," jonathan van ness. plus, your thoughts and comments in the inbox. all next on "live!" and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! [cheers and applause] ♪ >> ryan: hello!

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