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>> kenny chesney on "good morning america" part of the summer concert series. >> good morning, america. breaking overnight, state of emergency. at least 35 twisters tear through the heartland. >> oh, my gosh. starbucks just got blown over. >> winds hit 165 miles an hour, flattening homes and buildings. as more storms move in. miraculous rescue. a 10-year-old making it out alive. [ cheers ] >> as crews work overnight in italy searching for survivors on the ground and in the air. the death toll climbing as more than 200 aftershocks rock the country. steakhouse shooting. the waiter furious at a customer pulls out a gun, fires it on the job. people hide behind tables, running for their lives.
the soccer superstar in trouble again. this time for calling her olympic competitors cowards. her contract now terminated. is the penalty going too far? and good morning, america. a lot to get to. and a lot of reaction to that hope solo suspension overnight. the goalie in trouble for what she said after losing to sweden at the olympics. >> coming up in our big board. also, donald trump firing up a big crowd in jackson, mississippi, overnight. getting reaction for what he said. watch the reaction of the woman on the left. as donald trump talks. >> hillary clinton is a bigot. who sees people of color only as votes, not as -- a bigot. >> hillary clinton firing back, as well. a lot of politics coming up. all right, then, we want to get to the massive tornadoes. tearing through the midwest. dozens touching down from indiana to ohio overnight. destroying homes and buildings.
with the all latest. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, amy. people say this storm ripped through this town in seconds. take a look behind me here. this is what's left of the starbucks building. employees had packed in the bathroom to stay alive. >> oh, my gosh, starbucks just got blown over. there's people in there. >> reporter: overnight, tornadoes tearing through the midwest. >> holy cow! >> reporter: storm chasers capturing the moment this twister in kokomo, indiana, began to form. you can see e one tornado picking up speed. with winds gusting more than 130 miles per hour. >> that's a tornado. >> reporter: hundreds scrambling for safety, including these schoolchildren who huddled covering their head. >> i tried to push the door. and the wind was blowing so fast. i shut the door and then it blew
our roof got ripped up. you could hear everything going on outside. >> reporter: watch again as the twister blows down this starbucks like a pile of straw. employees hiding in the bathroom. making it out with only minor injuries. >> a couple of other guys and i were able to wedge the doors out and get everybody out. >> reporter: this morning, the devastation is clear. dozens of homes in pieces. cars on top of one another. and the streets. almost impossible to drive down. and the cleanup around town just now beginning. but here's the good news. authorities say luckily, somehow in all of this, no one was killed. amy? >> wow, that is remarkable when you see those images. thank you so much, alex. let's turn to ginger for more. 8 million more people at risk from oklahoma to ohio. all eyes on the tropical system in the atlantic that's forming. ginger a lot to get to. >> much to get to. 35 reported tornadoes. indiana and ohio get two on average in august. this is a big deal for this time of year. now that energy has moved to the
cleveland, later this afternoon and evening, parts of oklahoma, kansas, even missouri have to watch out for damaging winds and hail, even tornadoes. now, i want to turn to the tropics. the caribbean, already getting some of that. lots of rain in st. maarten. we're not worried about hurricane gaston. don't worry as much about that. that's staying out to sea. it's this one here that has to fight through a lot of dry air the next couple of days. it has a 50% shot of bin named storm in the next 48 hours. we're watching south florida. we'll come right back with a lot more in a couple of minutes. >> thank you, ginger. we move on now to italy. the death toll continues to climb from the massive earthquake. rescue efforts overnight. more than 200 aftershocks rocking the country. this drone video of the region shows the crushing destruction from the quake. terry moran is on the scene in amatrice with the latest.
george, those aftershocks keep rolling through. a couple of them woke us up last night. sent people scurrying into streets. the danger is real. that is the ancient church of st. augustina. dates back more than 500 years and it's a wreck. emergency workers tell us that tower could come down in the next big shake. 17 hours after the earthquake first struck this small italian town, a rare moment of hope amidst the rubble. firefighters spot the legs of a 10-year-old girl named julia. they hear sound from her direction. they respond with messages of encouragement as they successfully pull her to safety. she emerges to applause and cries of, she's alive. further west, in the town of amatrice, one of the hardest hit. another team gently pulling out first a little boy. then a little girl from the wreckage -- both survivors. this morning, rescue workers meeting on the outskirts of
determined to save lives. >> it's very emotional. the emotion -- the emotion after the day, after a month, after a year. >> reporter: are you proud of this work? >> yes. i'm proud of this work. >> reporter: this exclusive new drone footage illustrates the scope of the devastation in amatrice. the invisible line where houses remain untouched and the old city, where three-quarters of the town has been te take a look at the main street before the disaster. here it is after. once so picturesque, this town square now a wreck. the clock tower is all that's left standing now. cars crumbled. homes reduced to skeletons. looking more like dollhouses. this tattered mickey mouse doll lying in the rubble. and in the wake of the powerful quake, more than 200 aftershocks
shattered villages. shell-shocked residents returning to see what's left of their homes. rescue workers tell us what makes this work so difficult is that these old stone buildings just completely collapsing in on themselves. getting this done, getting in there and finding out who is in there is grim. it's dangerous. we're told it's going to take awhile to complete. amy? >> our hearts are with all of those in italy now. now to a deadly attack in afghanistan, where militants stormed the american university in kabul. a siege going on for hours as students fled for their lives or barricaded themselves in classrooms. abc's alex marquardt is in beirut with the very latest on that. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, amy. harrowing stories coming out of afghanistan this morning. this attack starting as evening classes got under way. students immediately posting on twitter and facebook that the campus was under attack. others jumping out of windows
the attack lasted for ten hours. >> he kicked our door by his feet, two times. everybody were panicked. >> reporter: security forces and medical teams backed by american advisers swarming the scene. police describe the attack as complex with three attackers. one blowing himself up at the university's entrance, allowing two gunmen to enter. >> we didn't feel go a so we jumped from the second floor and escaped. >> reporter: in the end, 12 were killed, including 7 students. so far, there has been no claim of responsibility. but the taliban is a prime suspect. the state department condemned the attack. >> an attack on the university is an attack on the future of afghanistan. >> reporter: the university was a personal project of former first lady laura bush's as the kind of place where afghan students talk about using their educations to strengthen their
that is what makes it a prime target for terrorists. george. >> okay, alex, marquardt, thanks. back here at home, the race for the white house hotter than ever. with donald trump sharpening his attacks on hillary clinton and signaling his most dramatic shift yet on immigration. abc's jon karl is on the trail. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, george, this shift on immigration is a stunning reversal for trump on his core issue. and it comes as he's out with a brand-new harsh label for hillary clinton. speaking in mississippi overnight, donald trump gave a provocative new label to hillary clinton. for the first time, branding her a racist. >> hillary clinton is a bigot. who sees people of color -- only as votes. not as human beings worthy of a better future. >> reporter: watch the reaction from this woman as trump makes the attack.
who sees people of color -- >> reporter: in an interview on cnn, clinton quickly fired back. >> he's taking a hate movement mainstream. he's brought it into his campaign. he's bringing it to our communities and our country. >> reporter: trump is now trying to appeal to minority voters. making huge flip on his core issues. >> you're going to have a deportation force. we're rounding them up in a very humane way. >> reporter: trump now says some of the nio be allowed to stay. >> do we tell these people to get out? number one. or do we work with them and let them stay in some form? >> reporter: he says he would keep the door closed to citizenship. but for the first time, he's saying he's open to giving legal status to the millions who came into the united states illegally. >> who wants those people thrown out? >> i do! >> reporter: as for hillary clinton, she says she plans to launch a major counterattack.
reno, nevada, today, her campaign says she'll declare trump out of the mainstream, linked to an alt-right political philosophy that embraces extremism. trump's new position on immigration sounds a heck of a lot like what jeb bush proposed in the republican primaries. back then, george, trump harshly attacked it as amnesty. now, a spokesperson for bush is reacting saying, it's unsurprising that donald trump reconciling his immigration policy with reality. it's something governor bush predicted last year. george? >> okay, jon karl. let's take that to matt dowd. the trump campaign is still saying, even though he's talked about this for the last several days, that he's going to come out with a formal position in the next week or so. if this sticks, if he does say that some of the undocumented immigrants in the country right now can have a path to
jon said, just stunning given everything he said over the course of the primary campaign. >> well, i think it would be the most fundamental shift in his whole campaign to this point. i think there's two problematic areas that they have to be careful of, the trump campaign. first is if you ask any trump voter, the only issue that links them together is his immigration stand. no other issue links them together like immigration. the other issue is, he's supposed to be the tells it like it is politician. the one who is willing to say done. now, if he makes a major shift on this issue, it's problematic. >> but isn't he shifting in a position that more people agree with? >> absolutely. people agree that we ought to have secure borders and compassionately deal with the people in this country. absolutely. i think it's primarily aimed at white women suburban voters. it's not really aimed at latinos. it's aimed at those suburban voters that he knows this
more. hitting themes a little bit more consistently. he still goes off and labels hillary clinton with words like bigot. that seems to be the pattern going forward. his team is going to try to discipline him a bit but also give him the free rein to do what he does. >> well, i would hope that the bigot line was not in the teleprompter. his campaign manager, kellyanne conway said he doesn't personally insult anybody. personal insults. i would hope we have a hope solo standard in the course of this. when you say something outrageous, maybe you get a time-out for awhile to figure out what you need to do in the course of this. >> no time for time-outs with 70 days to go until election day. that's the reality right there, matt dowd. thank you very much. now to a set of frightening plane landings right here in new york. two packed aircraft, two hours apart, slamming into birds at jfk. the incidents again raising concerns about the dangers of
and abc's david kerley has more from reagan national airport in d.c. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, amy. it's one of the most vulnerable parts of a flight, the landing. twice jets on final approach hit birds. during the morning rush, a jetblue aircraft flew right into trouble. >> touchdown. we had a bird strike. it hit the side of the aircraft. >> reporter: another pilot saw the effects. >> a very small bird. it's dead. >> reporter: and just two hours a singapore a-380 also hits birds. seen by other pilots. >> there's a big flock of birds went into those two engines. they're kind of scattered everywhere. >> reporter: they were small starlings. >> there's a bunch of dead birds on the runway. i don't want to take off. >> reporter: both flights completed landings without further incident. bird strikes can be serious. >> hit birds. we've lost both engines. >> reporter: that is the radio
that took off and lost both engines to bird strikes. landing in the hudson. a story -- >> this is the captain. brace for impact. >> reporter: -- now becoming a hollywood movie. "sully." >> i got an a-330 diving for the river. >> reporter: proof that technology can lead to consequences. >> no one has ever trained for an incident like that. >> reporter: and jetblue tells us that their jet was back in service last night. no word from singapore. of birds. george, this is not uncommon. a couple of dozen times a day, a plane hits a bird. >> okay, david, thank you very much. we're going to get to the investigation now into a fatal zipline accident at delaware state park where a woman died after falling 40 feet from the ride. this is raising real questions about the safety of these rides, eva. >> reporter: it's an adventure industry so popular that the delaware state park recently
but this morning, it's closed as investigators try to figure out how a woman could fall to her death when each participant is supposed to be attached to a safety system the entire time. this morning, a ziplining adventure ending in tragedy. a 59-year-old woman dying. after falling from a course in delaware. >> i could see how it could happen. as a complete accident. >> reporter: authorities say the woman exploring the go ape treetop adventure course fell approximately 40 feet off one of the platforms, later dying at a nearby hospital. this youtube video showcasing the course, which, according to the company's website, is a two to three-hour journey through the wilderness. go ape releasing this statement after the fall saying it is deeply saddened by this tragic occurrence. our thoughts and prayers go out the her family and friends.
the course with her at time. authorities still trying to figure out how this woman fell to her death. >> if they didn't go through the precautions of hooking themselves up with the carabiner and lost their balance and fell on the platform, it could be possible. >> reporter: meanwhile, this latest accident once again raising concerns about safety. and the millions of zipline rides taken every year, the industry says less than 1% result in accidents. however, there's still no federal oversight. only 18 states setting specific regulations for ziplining courses. a lot of questions. >> okay, eva. thanks very much. >> thanks, eva. now a developing story from connecticut where hazardous material crews are on the site of a spill. 400 gallons of the highly toxic chemical hexavalent chromium spilled from a metal plating company into a wetland area. that's the same cancer-causing chemical that was the subject of the "erin brockovich" movie. authorities say no homes or
working around the clock to contain any infected water. there was a terrifying moments inside a steakhouse in san antonio. a waiter opens fire firing several shots into the ceiling. witnesses say seconds earlier, the waiter had been verbally and physically assaulted by the customers after he brought the wrong order. each of the men could now face charges. let's go over to ginger now with the latest on the wildfires out west. >> today is the centennial celebration of our national parks. look what is happening in grand teton national park. now 43 large fires across the west.
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welcome back to "gma." you're looking live at that tornado destruction in kokomo, indiana. a state of emergency declared. after 35 reported twisters tore through the heartland overnight, destroying homes and buildings. unfortunately more severe weather is o we're following all the latest right now. also right now, donald trump making headlines calling hillary clinton a quote bigot overnight. clinton quickly fired back as she prepares to take on trump in a major speech today. this morning, all eyes on a new planet that could be like earth. and this artist's rendering shows what it may look like. they say the discovery is amazing. >> beautiful imagery there. and it's great to have sara haines here.
>> we do. guess who is taking on "dancing with the stars"? one of our favorite bad boys heading to the ballroom. the big reveal coming up next. >> i wonder who that could be. >> hmm. >> i know. it's a tease for you, george. okay, we're going to get now to the growing fury over a high school athlete sentenced to probation but no jail time after sexually assaulting two classmates. abc's linz jie janis is here with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, george, an online petition calling for signatures and counting. the petition calls the ruling a slap on the wrist and says the judge is essentially letting a known sex offender on a college campus. this morning, thousands of online petitioners are calling for the removal of the judge who sentenced 18-year-old david becker to probation instead of prison time, after he was charged with sexually assaulting two classmates. at a plea hearing in june, judge thomas estes siding with becker's lawyer, who argued the
already suffered due to his actions. >> there have already been significant consequences, collateral consequences to simply being charged in the first place. >> reporter: the judge adding a harsher penalty would slam a lot of doors. his lawyer described him as a model student who deserved to go the college. >> he was a rising star, everything was going perfect for him. suddenly, april 20, 2016, he's at a house party. ths there's alcohol. there's marijuana. there's testosterone. there's estrogen. a perfect mix for a nuclear disaster. he makes a bad decision. >> reporter: becker was arrested in april after two girls said they had been drinking at a house party. they went to bed with him and according to police documents, each said they woke up at separate times to becker assaulting them. victim one told police becker texted her after the incident.
she replied, don't even worry about it, it's all good. later telling investigators she didn't know what else to say. becker told police he was unaware she was asleep and he denied having contact with victim two. prosecutors had recommended two years of jail time. instead, he got to two years' probation. >> i think the judge's sympathies are misplaced in this case. i think that this offender college career should not be the priority. >> reporter: his case is being compared to that of stanford swimmer brock turner. in june the former stanford swimmer received six months in jail for sexual assault. >> let's talk about this with dan abrams and nancy grace. dan, let me begin with you and explain the process. they reached a deal. the prosecutors requested two years of jail time. the judge made a different decision. how does that happen? >> right. it's not called a plea deal. but he's effectively agreeing to
prosecutors come to the judge and say, okay, we've reached this effectively agreement. here's what we would recommend. the judge then also gets what is a probation report. he hears from the victim's family. he hears from the victim. he hears from the defendant. makes a decision. no question this is a lenient decision. this guy should be incredibly appreciative. this is a lucky, lucky young man that he's not serving time based on this crime. with that said, i think the fact that one of the victims said that she thought he should get probation was very helpful to him. in this case. >> nancy. >> well, i disagree on so many levels. and what this is called in courthouse parlance is a blind plea. you agree to a plea agreement. you agree that someone is going the plead guilty. then you go before the judge and
the state here recommended two years behind bars. the defense wanted probation. the reality is, the judge went a step further. he says, well, if you don't drink and you don't do drugs and you don't contact the victims, in two years, the whole thing will be dismissed. it's like it never happened. and dan is right about something. he said that one of the victims said, well, i don't want him to go to jail. you know what? i get it. she is feeling guilty, like it's her fault thispe and i can't tell you how much that upsets me. i've dealt with so many rape victims. they're like, wow, was my skirt too short? should i have been at that party? did i have too much to drink? is it my fault? no, it's not her fault. one of the victims went out of state. why didn't she want to go forward? that's why you have a prosecutor. you represent the victims. they're not supposed to go into court and handle their case themselves. you do what is right.
and i think this case should have gone to trial. if you can't agree on a jail sentence on a rape case, then take to it a jury. >> but it's very easy to just say this case should have gone to trial. we should have fought this. what happens if he's found not guilty, right? then there's zero accountability. >> then you did your best. >> maybe that's not good enough. maybe in certain cases, the prosecutors are going to say, you know what, for two reasons. number one, maybe the prosecutar conviction. the number two, maybe the victims said, you know what, we don't want to be dragged through a trial. we want you to reach an agreement. don't just go on and say, oh, you know what, they should have taken this to trial, without knowing what's going on in the prosecutors' minds. >> the other thing about this judge, he spent his whole life practically, 30 years, as a public defender. what do you think he's going to
all he's worried about is this kid going to college. really? >> now, there are calls to investigate this judge. we have also seen the judge in the stanford case facing calls for removal as well. >> i don't think you should tar this judge because he served as a public defender and somehow that's the problem. >> i'm not tarring him. he made a bad decision. >> okay, i agree. it's a very lenient sentence here. i think it's dangerous to start lumping cases in together. we have to evaluate th i think nancy would probably agree with me. that the turner case, on the spectrum, was worse than this one. in the sense that you had eyewitnesses -- >> stanford. >> right. the stanford case. the possibility of a lot of prison time. i think that case was worse. >> i don't know. is one rape worse than another? >> nancy, what do judges do every day? every single day judges have to
so there's a spectrum. >> and this was a bad one. >> there's aggravated sexual assault. there's not aggravated sexual assault. these sort of decisions happen every day. >> this guy is going to walk free. >> all we have time for today. >> he's not even going to have a record. we're going to amy. >> they agreed yesterday. oh, well, today's another day. coming up on the big board, soccer star hope solo suspended. over comments she made at the olympics. does the punishment go too far? and then airfare alert. are you really getting the best prices? and to wear your engagement ring or not? what to do when you go in for a job interview. our insiders join us in just two minutes. americans are buying more and more of everything online. and so many businesses rely on the united states postal service to get it there. because when you ship with us,
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first, let's start with the news about one of soccer's biggest stars. hope solo suspended from the u.s. women's national team for six months, following comments she made at the rio olympics after losing to sweden, describing them as a bunch of cowards. words u.s. soccer has deemed unacceptable. espn's jeremy schaap joins us now. hope solo said this, i'm saddened by the federation's decision to terminate my contract. i could not be the player i am without being the person i am. even when i haven't made the best choices or said ri jeremy, what do you make of the suspension? do you think it's fair? >> well, in a word, if this suspension were just for the things that hope solo said about sweden, it wouldn't be fair at all. but that's not what this is about. this is about a history of transgressions. misdeeds. run-ins with the law. she's been giving u.s. soccer headaches for 15-plus years. you have to look at the whole track record. remember, as well, this is largely symbolic.
there's no olympics coming up. but, there is a fair question now to be asked whether hope solo will ever again be the goalkeeper for the u.s. women's national team. >> it was called excessive. we also question whether this action would have ever been taken against a male player or coach who, in the heat of competition, questioned the tactics of the oppg >> george, there's a history in sport of women being held in a different level of deportment. cristiano ronaldo made similar comments when his team didn't play as well against iceland. i have covered the u.s. men's national team for years. i interviewed hope solo. i have to say i don't think this is about gender. this is about hope solo who has been uniquely troublesome for u.s. soccer for a long time. now to a new alert on air
it's a comprehensive look at how to get the best prices. what causes the biggest frustrations? becky worley is here to break it down. not such great news for travellers. >> george, the 14 pages in this article on flying can be summed up like the this, oh! the details. let's get to them, on why we're frustrated. complaints against u.s. airlines, up 34% last year compared to 2014. ah! we have to wait in line for security, but, hey, turns out the airlines have removed some bathrooms to make way for more seats, more profits. so let's stand in more lines on the plane waiting for the john. and this one, the narrowest seats measure 17 inches wide. i busted out a ruler and the kids' construction paper. this is 17 inches wide. i'm a small woman. 17 inches is just not realistic. >> that's incredible.
you're going online, trying to get the ticket. you want the best price. they looked at the travel booking sites. what did they find? >> "consumer reports" tested about 400 airfares on nine sites. they changed minute by minute, second by second. they varied based on what travel site you used. travelocity the cheapest. ironically, cheapoair is the most expensive. but, another weird aspect of booking. if you have a browser with the history deleted, all the previous sites and cookies gone, the fare prices could be totally different than for people who don't clear their history. and to make it more confusing, sometimes more, sometimes less. >> how is that possible? >> it's ridiculous. "consumer reports" advice is check aggregator sites. and the airline. more hassle for us consumers.
becky, thank you. speaking of that, this next story. the big debate over engagement rings. a job recruiter coming under big fire for his advice. for his advice on linkedin. saying women should ditch their rings for job interviews. because they could send the message to the men that you're high maintenance. joining us now, lisa skeete tatum, founder of landit. a site that helps women in the work place. i bet i w >> it's preposterous. i literally had to pick my mouth up off the floor. i can't believe in 2016, we're still talking about this. if you look anywhere, you have seen the workplace has changed. companies want to attract, retain women. i come from a male-dominated industry. the only sparkle they're interested in is what is my track record and do i bring things to them that enable them to sparkle? >> i hesitate to get in the
men not to wear $50,000 rolex watches. does that help at all? >> there's no way to equate wearing a rolex to an engagement ring which is a symbol of commitment, love and family. our advice is the same. you go and you're prepared. you are professional. you know your worth. it's a two-way interview. you should be interviewing them. is this a place where i fit? is this a place where i can be myself? if you're in a place you don't fit, it's a very well put. thank you so much. thank you to lisa, becky, and jeremy. coming up next, the college soccer team attempting an outrageous stunt. this is a great one. one ball, 25 heads, one big goal. can they pull it off? we're back in just two minutes. we're back in just two minutes. i've been taking fish oil from nature's bounty to support my heart. i'm running, four times a week. eating better, keeping healthy. so that no matter what happens in the future, my "future self" will thank me. thank you!
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abc's gio benitez is here with more. good morning, gio. >> this was a lot of fun. the syracuse soccer team was blowing off steam after a long practice earlier this week. they decided to attempt this audacious trick. there they are right there. the lead guy trying to head the ball to 25 of his teammates without it hitting the ground. can they do it? the pressure building. i'm getting nervous just watching. just a few more. here we go. five, four, three, two, one, oh! there they go. they got it right in the can. what a celebration. talk about losing your head. >> but the real question is, who chose the color of these balls? >> i know. we couldn't find white. >> we're going to re-enact that now. >> let's give you some background here. that was senior defenseman liam
he told us the guys were just playing around. they had tried the feat abou20 times. they didn't do it. this was their last chance and they got it. >> oh, great job. >> can you imagine the pressure when you're the guy who heads it off to the side? >> can you imagine? >> that's a lot of -- never mind. >> if it was guy 25. everyone doing it. coming up next hour, our big "dancing with the stars" reveal. guess which bad boy is heading to the ballroom? he's joining us live. and then chris powell is here helping your family get into back-to-school shape. we'll be right back.
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whoo! and good morning, america. great to have chris powell here, our friend from "extreme weight loss" with a whole bunch of kids getting in shape. the best ways to exercise with your family. also share the approach he tries with his own kids. and we have a big "dancing with the stars" surprise. is he okay with us constantly calling him bad boy, which bad boy is heading back to the dance floor. the big reveal is moments away. >> i bet people can guess who it is. now the news from tom llamas. he's got the morning rundown. >> the big story right now. a dramatic jump in the death toll from the earthquake in central italy. at least 247 now confirmed dead.
more people will be found alive. terry moran is there. terry? >> reporter: good morning, tom. the rescue effort is accelerating. it's impressive. the work is is very, very difficult. the damage is located in these isolated picturesque, an shept hill towns. the old stone structures have come down on themselves. so getting into the rubble, that's dangerous, arduous work. they're having successes. at 17 hours after the quake, a little girl, 10 years old, named julia, pulled alive. saved. a moment that brings tears and cheers to everyone who witnesses, including the rescue workers. with the death toll now at 247, hundreds still missing, this effort is going the go on for awhile. it remains dangerous. aftershocks just keep rolling through. tom? >> amazing they were able to pull her out. all right, terry. thank you so much. the midwest is bracing for more violent storms after dozens of
destroying trees and cars. knocking out power to thousands. winds hit 165 miles per hour. people say the storm sounded like a freight train. one tornado flattened this starbucks in kokomo, as customers huddled in the bathroom. about 20 people were up juried in the storms. none seriously. donald trump is meeting with black and latino voters today after launching a new sharp attack on hillary clinton. in rally many mississippi last night, trump called clinton a of color as only votes, not as human. clinton fired back and said trump is taking a hate movement main stream. she's expected to link him to an extremist group today. new developments in the 400% price increase in epipens. mylan pharmaceuticals says it will explanned programs to help reduce out of pocket expenses for some patients.
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to shut down facebook. i know what you're thinking. is he in it? it's a water main. not a sewer main. >> you share a sickness. you see someone in distress and cow laugh out loud. >> he's okay. he's okay. >> we hope he had -- >> i don't know how he did that. it's weird. >> i'm so impressed. i'm so impressed. >> way to go. he was committed. >> at home. time for some "pop news." hollywood is rallying behind leslie jones once again. her personal website was reportedly hacked exposing private information about the actress. many stars rushing to her defense. katy perry is urging fans not look president ellen tweeting you're beautiful and talented and bring laughter into a world that needs it.
and many more showing support. her personal site has been deactivated. over 19,000 people are using the hash tag standwithleslie stand in support. i don't understand how this keeps happening. don't pick on the funny ones. enough already. next up, we'll light b this up. ? oh baby baby ? i'll not sing "pop news" i promise. britney spears is g i must confess this is amazing news. lifetime is driving us -- ? crazy ? we'll tally the puns for the end. by bringing the life story of britney spears to the small screen in a new biopic called "britney." some of her toxic times and her even stronger return. >> ding, ding, ding. >> keep dinging. the production begins next month. the release set for 2017.
thinking, gimme gimme more, amy? >> ding. >> her album comes out on friday. and lucky me. >> ding, ding, ding. >> i'm going to be there. how many did i get? seven. >> that's a record. >> george, i would like to see you do that with your news. >> okay. >> never gonna happen. >> wait for it. and finally september is near. and a lot of kids are not too excited about going back to school. but this girl is not one of them. she looks superpumped for school. plus, she's onlyyears old. stow we's mom asked her to pose in her school clothes. she got all these supercute power points. these racked up 64,000 likes. >> love the uniform. >> if you listen to head talk about power posing, this girl is ready. >> she knows. >> do you remember when you were
couldn't sleep the night before. >> you practiced packing your -- you didn't to that, did you? ments yeah. totally. i did. >> thank you. that's why we're friends. thank you, amy. ? you're welcome. and here's a look at what's coming up on the "gma morning menu" -- a big "dancing with the stars" surprise. one of your favorite pros is returning to the ballroom. the big reveal moments away. we're getting into back to school mode. how to help your kids prepare for learning. and chris powell is here getting your kids into shape as well for the new year. fun exercises for the whole family. all coming up live on "gma" here in times square. looks like boot camp out there. i was in shock when my dentist was explaining to me the acidity of foods and what they can do to your teeth. thinning of the teeth and leading to being
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sfoet no shoes no sirte and no problem ? kenny chesney right there. we'll hear more there him in just a little bit. right now, sit time for the big reveal. who is coming back to "dancing with the stars"? let's find out. [ drum roll ] there he maks, all right. first, let's take a look at his dancing journey. he's "dancing's" bad boy and big champ. >> tia and her partner, maksim whichmerkovskiy chmerkovskiy. >> reporter: he made his debut.
>> reporter: he won in 2014 with merrill davis. >> it was not a great quick step. it was amazing. >> reporter: returned to the ballroom as a guest judge. everyone taught our robin a thing or two about the cha-cha. it's a family fair on the floor. little brother, val, a dancing star on the show. maks' fiance, a fellow champ. they expect their first child next year. for the trophy one more time. maks, welcome back. it's great to have you with us again this morning. great to have you back on "dancing with the stars." so you know, back in 2014, we thought you hung up the dancing shoes after 14 seasons. you said, you were done. you just couldn't stay away? >> i -- yeah. looking at this montage that you put together seems like for the last 1 years everything that happened in my life had some
show. and, you know, why keep stage away from stuff that constantly has you on? no, honestly, i -- i felt great. i felt this summer's been amazing. the maks and val tour was a huge success. and we thank you to all the fans and everybody for showing up to the theaters. we tried to put on the show every night. in the process, somehow, got the best shape of my life. i feel great. my knees are back. my ankles are great. and, you know, you feel li wanted this to continue the feeling the positivity. so much. so much love out there. >> i'll bet. now there's a lot of love between you and your brother as well. you danced together all summer long. now you'll be competing against him. >> well, i mean, we have done that before for a bit of time. and then i left. and rightfully so i feel like, you know, he's become the star of the show. and, you know, that's not going to change.
whatever that thing would be. and, i'm just excited. i feel like i never had this sort of -- um -- you know, everything, everything the way it came together. and the way i ended up back on "dancing with the stars," as a pro, this season is very different than any other season that i've done. and i'm looking forward to that new sort of way of being in the show. >> and i'm curious. you have been a judge for quite some time. telling the pros what they're doing wr now you're on the other side again. how much pressure are you putting on yourself? >> i mean, i -- i've -- done it. then judged it. and came back and did it. and, you know, judgijudging, bad forth. there's no pressure. the basic principle of the show stays the same. and, you know, you just come in do your best, and help whoever
i -- i did, however, say before that, you know, i'm not a -- i'm not running after multiple mirrorballs. that's not what my focus is at. and, i feel absolutely no pressure having to win again. i do, however, know that i'm a very competitive person. so, it's going to come out. and i'm looking forward to that. but, again, depending on who my partner is, we're going to have a great time. >> we can't wait to see it. we won't see because you're about to have a baby. just about out of time. any updates? >> she's doing amazing and getting bigger and the baby is kicking. and it's phenomenal. i can't describe the feeling. >> a little dancer in there. >> can't wait to see you, maks. we'll announce the full cast tuesday on "gma." and coming up right now, the best tools and tactics to get your kids ready to go back to school. ity noise) honey! get in here! gail, look at this.
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becky worley is back with that. i'm listening. >> you have your school supplies. your mechanical pencil. ruler. makes you be ready for class. it's not just that stuff. it's not just the kids. adults, sit up straight. put your thinking caps on. parents need learning tools, too. when it comes to kids, they may need emotional skills before we quiz them on reading, writing, or arithmetic. ferris bueller, while wasn't straight-a student. >> how could i possibly be able to handle school on day like this is this. >> reporter: you can help your kids. let's start young. >> a lot of play-based preschool, they focus on social and emotional needs of children. they focus on things like cooperative play and working together. >> reporter: experts say social and emotional skills are vital to learning. things like self-control. and the ability to interact with
social and emotional skills are a stronger correlate to school readiness and like success. >> reporter: one new app called q wonder using songs, celebrity interrues to try to teach these skills. >> teach eye contact, manners, grit, resilience, focus, problem-solving. how to deal with everyday social situations. >> reporter: things my kids are learning in school, too. you feelings and emotions in class, right? >> yeah, the tool box. garbage can tool, the empathy tool. the breathing teal, the personal space tool. >> i love the trash can. low the little stuff away, right? >> i let the little things go. >> reporter: and because the educational environment is changing for kids, that means parents need to keep up. >> it's critical that parents with connected to what's happening in their child's classroom and know what to do to
>> reporter: national data shows that just 33% of eighth grade students are proficient in math and 34% in reading. learning heroes, a site that helps parents navigate schools, parents believe their child is at or above school level. >> we connect them to resources, tool, tumts to help their child be successful in school. >> such cool tools. i learned fwrad is assimilating ideas from multiple sources. that's going the inform my conversations with my kids. learning hero.org, they have back-to-school power moves for parents. we're all so busy. but engaging our kids, sooum important. >> george and i war paying attention. it's so important. i love that your doctor talks about an empathy tool. so great. i felt is same way.
>> we're out here. i love it 37 even when school's starting. folks are just showing up in times square. we're having great morning. my new friends are from rochester, new york. >> jody. >> and chris. >> a quick look at what happened here. kokomo, indiana, where one of the ef-3 tornadoes were reported. be on the lookout in the a that is the big picture.good th morning! currently: starting damp and dreary in the milwaukee metro area. rain showers end quickly this morning, giving way to some sunday by midday. lower humidity returns this afternoon with highs in the low 80s. friday looks great with comfortable conditions and highs in the upper 70s. the weekend brings our next chance of showers and thunderstorms on saturday. keep
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now, meteorologist jeremy has a look at your forecast. good thursday morning! currently: rain showers exiting the area. skies are cloudy to mostly cloudy right now. lower humidity returns this afternoon with highs in the low 80s. the weather looks great if you are headed to jazz in the park this evening. friday looks great with comfortable conditions and highs in the upper 70s. the weekend brings our next chance of showers and thunderstorms on saturday. keep an umbrella on
good morning, america. >> coming up in just a little bit. but first, amy and sara outside helping us get ready for back to school. >> it's -- it will be your best week -- i'm so sorry. i can't see. >> wait, why can i not read this? >> you want me to read it? >> you go ahead. >> it's be your best week this week. we're getting into back-to-school shape as part of disney's healthy living commitment. helping to make fun living -- i can't talk either. make healthy living fun. oh, my gosh. >> do you want to take this? >> we have chris powell here from "extreme weight loss." trainer and author of "extreme transformation" is here.
motivating kids to exercise. we can get rid of that prompter now. we can just talk to you. you have four kids at home. >> yes. >> we know with the tablets. schools are cutting down on p.e. it's hard to get your kids active. what do you do at home? >> activity is so important not just for physical but emotional and mental health. so, we actually found, you mentioned those tablets. i gotta tell you, my wife and i, we came to terms with the fact that we can't -- they're not going anywhere. you can't fight it. we can use it as incentive. we built circuits to say, if you want to earn 15 minutes on your ipad, run through the circuit three times. our kids are getting active. they want to be active. it teaches them a reward system. it's going to give them a payoff. as an adult, there's a reward for me. i work out hard. it gives me my health back. >> i have a 6-month-old. how young can we start them? >> it's never too early to start. keep in mind.
jump and crawl and push and pull and climb. so let them do that. it's so cool, building out these circuits. you know, they're doing all that. as you look around, these kids are running around all over the place. they're doing what their bodies are meant to do. >> explain how this circuit works. >> on station one, we have kids doing bounding. once again, bounding, it excites the nervous system. then we sneakily, so we weave in pushups. a nice strength exercise. most kids, they don'tt after ten pushups, they can come to station three and walk a balance beam, now we're focusing on coordination. into some situps. into the agility ladder. we have some squats over here. that's just it. >> fun. >> if you read between the lines here, we're taking pushups, situps, squats, strength movements. that are going to really help strengthen these kids. we're weaving in coordination, agility. this final station. you have to sink a tennis ball
>> oh, this is fun. that's going to be my favorite station. >> when you game-ify it, they love it. >> how do people replicate this at home? >> the best part, if you look around, none of this stuff is going to break the bank. you can pick it up in your local sporting goods store for next to nothing. around 50 bucks, pick up any of these things. i have a quick ten-station circuit. number one, it's inexpensive. it's fast. it's easy, it's fun. >> it's so cute, too. >> so good for the parents. once they get it all out of them -- >> they might sleep. >> they're so much calmer. and they sleep. it's so fantastic. how often would you suggest parents do this? once a week? every day? >> every day. every day, because you foe what? how often are the kids asking for the ipads or tablets? >> every minute. sfwlefr hour of the day. >> no joke. our kids will run through a circuit probably two or three
hey, dad, i want to play on my xbox. okay, go hit the circuit. they gladly jump up and go through the circuit. >> i love this. >> do you play "eye of the tiger" for them? that would add to it. >> right now, it's taylor swift. >> you can -- you can make it so it's not the same thing every day. >> absolutely. get creative. have fun with it. these are classic movements that anybody can do. but the kids, they love it. they want to move. >> all right. i'm veryit much. for more on kids, exercise, go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo!. let's cut over to ginger. >> i'm back here. my question is, how early do i get adrien started? 8 months, too early. i'm kidding, of course. don't write me. happy 40th anniversary. how exciting. you're celebrating with us. what's your last name? >> white. >> happy anniversary to the whites. we should check in on the tropics. you know that is a big deal right now.
gaston will stay out to sea. it's that tropical wave that we have our eyes on. the dry air it has to fight through. lots of warm water, plenty to fuel it. the high-pressure system is driving it. most of the computer models trying to take it to south florida. even if it doesn't develop into a named storm, you can get a lot of rain with it. the heat. 101 in nashville. heat and humidity return to the morning! currently: starting damp and dreary in the milwaukee metro area. rain showers end quickly this morning, giving way to some sunday by midday. lower humidity returns with highs in the low 80s. friday looks great with comfortable conditions and highs in the upper 70s. the weekend brings our next cha >> from the workouts with kids. now to a creative contest for kids. "gma," burlington, and k.i.d.s. fashion delivers are asking children ages 3 to 12 to send in their favorite artwork. it could be displayed on those famous burlington coat bins.
to celebrate the 10th annual "gma" and burlington warm coats and warm hearts coat drive. get that artwork done, george. you know they have plenty of it from the summer. >> they sure do. we turn now to judith light. she's taken on so many big roles in television and broadway. now the tony-winner is heading back to the stage. she sat down with our schiavocampo for a talk about acting, aging, and new adventures. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, george. light is best known for her successful tv career. it spans more than three decades. now she's taking on a play that would be daunting for the most experienced of actors. this, as she continues to defy expectations for aging actresses. you may know her as the boss. double fudge with walnuts. >> you got it, birthday girl, reporter: two-time emmy-winning actress from "one life to live." >> she told me she knew who killed margaret! >> reporter: or from her
"transparent." >> dating younger women doesn't come cheap. >> reporter: these days, judith light is shining bright on stage again. >> do like this and i may pretend. >> reporter: the two-time tony-winning actress starring in a daring new play, "all the ways to say i love you." >> there's stage fright. no question. but there's excitement. it's such an interesting, fascinating piece. >> i think we should go back just a little bit further. >> yeah, >> can you go from lord of the flies again? >> reporter: her supporting cast? there isn't one. it's a one-woman show. light delivering the 25-page, single-spaced script all by herself. >> i am the cast. you're looking at her. that's right. >> reporter: how challenging is it? >> it's really challenging. it's -- daunting. >> reporter: it seems like this is the olympics of acting. to undertake an endeavor like this. >> this is the olympics of acting. each piece that you do has its
i don't know that this is the olympics. but it's sure up there. >> reporter: the play is about a retired teacher, grappling with her life's choices. as light looks back on her own career, she says she's managed to defy traditional limitations. >> i've gotten more interesting parts as i have matured. >> reporter: that's rare in hollywood and in acting, is it not, for a woman to be able to say that? >> i think it's rare. the more women who are speaking about it, and talking about themselves, as we mature, instead of hiding it or trying to closet it in some way, we're making a path forward. >> reporter: now, light is currently getting ready for the new season of "transparent." and by the way, she's been nominated for an emmy in her role in that series. >> it's a great series. she's great in that as well.
[ cheers and applause ] we're back now with kenny chesney's big performance. the only country star on billboard's top ten of touring acts of the last 25 years. and he's rocking central park in a moment. but nirs, here's a look at what kenny's been up to lately. he's the beloved leader of no shoes nation. ? all american kids ? >> reporter: superstar kenny chesney, a country music legend. racking up 27 number one hits. selling over 30 million records. named entertainer of the year eight times. he's about to wrap up his wildly
tour. after performing for 14 packed stadiums across the country. >> i mean, my audience, the thing we have built over the years is full of positive energy. it's full of love. >> reporter: bringing us some of his brand-new hits, like "noise." ? just trying to be heard in all this noise ? >> reporter: his brand-new album, "cosmic hallelujah" drops october 8th. and kenny stopped by for an epic party in the park off his upcoming album, "cosmic hallelujah" this is the first single, "noise." [ cheers and applause ] >> love new york. thank you. ? ? wrecking balls downtown construction bottles breaking jukebox buzzing ? ? cardboard signs say the lord
? rumors turn the mills back home buckle up kids with the speakers blown we didn't turn it on but we can't turn it off off off ? ? sometimes i wonder how did we get here ? ? seems like all we ever hear is noise ? ? yeah, we scream yeah we shout till we don't have a voice in the streets in the crowds it ain't nothing but noise ? ? drowning out all the dreams of this tenneee ? just trying to be heard in all this noise ? ? 24-hour television gets so loud that no one listens ? ? sex and money and politicians talk talk talk ? ? but there really ain't no conversation ain't nothing left to the imagination ? ? tapped in our phones and we
noise ? ? yeah we scream yeah we shout we don't have a voice ? ? in the streets in the crowds it ain't nothing but noise ? ? drowning out all the dreams of this tennessee boy just trying to be heard in all this noise ? let's go, everybody! ? every room every house every shade of noise all the floors all the walls they all shake with noise ? ? we can't sleep we can't think can't escape the noise ? ? we can't take the noise so we just make noise ? ? yeah we scream yeah we shout till we don't have a voice ? ? in the streets in the crowds it ain't nothing but noise ? ? drowning out all the dreams of
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[ cheers and applause ] and we're back now with one of "gma's" biggest concerts of the summer. kenny chesney is about to wrap up his hugely successful spread the love tour. and he recently for a memorable performance for all of us. >> here's kenny chesney performing his megahit, "american kids." ? ? hey ? ? double wide quick stop midnight t top jack in her cherry coke town ? ? mama and daddy put the roots right here cause this is where the car broke down ?
a barbed wire fence ? ? mtv on the rca no a/c in the vents we were jesus save me blue jean baby born in the usa ? ? trailer park truck stop faded little map dots new york to l.a. ? ? we were teenage dreaming front seat leaning baby come give me a kiss ? ? put me on the cover of the rolling stone uptown down home american kids ? ? growing up in little pink houses making out on living room couches ? ? blowing that smoke on a saturday night a little messed up but we're all all right hey ? ? hey ? ? baptist church parking lot trying not to get caught take her home and give her your jacket ? ? making it to second base but saying you went all the way
? sister's got a boyfriend daddy doesn't like now he's sitting out back 30/30 in his lap ? ? and the blue bug zapper light ? ? we were jesus save me blue jean baby born in the usa ? ? trailer park truck stop faded little map dots new york to l.a. ? ? we were teenage dreaming front seat leaning baby come give me a kiss ? ? put me on the cover of the rolling stone uptown down home american kids ? ? growing up in little pink houses making out on living room couches ? ? blowing that smoke on a saturday night ? ? a little messed up but we're all all right hey ? ? hey ? ? we were jesus save me blue
little map dots new york to l.a. ? ? we were teenage dreaming front seat leaning baby come give me a kiss ? ? put me on the cover of the rolling stone uptown down home american kids ? ? growing up in little pink houses making out on living room couches ? ? blowing that smoke on a saturday night a little messed up but we're all all right hey ? [ cheers and applause ] >> you're amazing! thank you! e amazing!
wisconsin every day. wisn 12. leading the way with important local coverage. now a wisn 12 news update. wisn 12 news time is . looking ahead -- the man who's death sparked days of unrest in milwaukee, will be laid to rest. funeral services for syville smith will be held tomorrow at christian faith fellowship church. a milwaukee police officer shot and killed smith near 44th and auer, nearly two weeks ago. services will start at noon. the reverand jesse jackson is scheduled to deliver the eulogy. we are now just one week away of school... and thanks to your generous donations -- many m-p-s students will be prepared for the classroom. our class act phone bank raised nearly 67-thousand dollars! that fills 44-hundred backpacks with supplies for local kids. and that's not even counting our stuff the bus campaign! a big thank you to everyone who donated! and jeremy, a new school year means school shout outs! good thursday morning! currently: rain showers exiting the area. skies are
cloudy right now. lower humidity returns this afternoon with highs in the low 80s. the weather looks great if you are headed to jazz in the park this evening. friday looks great with comfortable conditions and highs in the upper brings our next chance of showers and thunderstorms on saturday. keep an umbrella on standby. sunday dries out and looks like the pick day of the weekend. dry weather continues into early next
announcer: it's "live with kelly"! today, host of the "late late show" james corden and the newly crowned miss usa deshauna barber, plus actor joel mchale joins kelly at the co-host desk. all next on "live"! [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestite [cheering and applause] powers: ? cut me loose ? announcer: and now here are kelly ripa and joel mchale. powers: ? hallelujah baby now, baby now stand up make your move to the beat of my beat of my drum to the beat of my beat of my to the beat of my beat of my drum to the beat of my beat of my to the beat of my beat of my drum ?