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good morning, america. the president versus the players. hundreds of athletes sending a message to president trump, kneeling, linking arms, even refusing to leave the locker room during the national anthem after this comment. >> get that son of a [bleep] off the field right now, out, he's fired. he's fired! >> tom brady, odell beckham and many more making a statement. many owners standing by their teams. and the former army ranger turned football player standing alone. the big divide and new fallout this morning. >> i hate you! >> we hear from the ath
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owners taking a stand as the movement goes beyond the field. also, president trump unveils a new travel ban, adding countries like north korea to the list, saying the tougher the better, and the republicans race to revive their health care bill. the new details just revealed. is it too little too late? new this morning, mandatory evacuations on the carolina coast as hurricane maria moves north and millions facing record-breaking hit across the midwest. temperatures topping 90 degrees, shutting down schools. how the heat could affect maria's path. ♪ i'm in love with the shape of you ♪ and, ed sheeran taking over times square for one of our biggest concerts ever for some of his biggest fans only on "gma." and good morning, america. we hope you had a good weekend. it
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after those friday night comments from president trump where he called on nfl owners to fire players who take a knee in protest during the national anthem. >> and the players were united on the field sunday, more than 100 knelt and others stood arm in arm with their teammates. some teams chose not to take the field during the national anthem. and then there was this dramatic moment, this former army ranger, the only member of the pittsburgh steelers that went out on the field during the national anthem hand over heart. >> he served in afghanistan. >> he did. millions taking to social media as you can imagine. these hashtags sparked 3.8 million tweets, many of those supporting the protest, others against it. the president, well, doubling down, drawing a line, tweeting, standing with locked arms is good. kneeling is not acceptable. >> well, abc's gio benitez is outside the washington redskins stadium.
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geo, you were there in the locker room last night. what was the feeling in that locker room. >> reporter: michael, good morning. inside that locker room there was anger and disappointment. we are just miles from the white house. this is essentially the president's back yard, and player after player told me again and again that they are deeply american. on sunday night football, the washington redskins starting the game with arms linked, some kneeling during the national anthem. the oakland raiders sitting down. we went into the redskins locker room where it seems players were talking more about what it seems to be american than their winning game. >> what message do you have for the president? >> help make things right. >> it's not acceptable. >> reporter: from coast to coast players sending that message to the president from the football field, linking arms like patriots quarterback tom brady, hundreds kneeling, some raising fists like giants receiver odell beckham jr. after scoring a touchdown. the players putting on an unprecedented display of solidarity for their league,
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president trump for allowing them to kneel in protest of racial injustice. >> it is kind of a surreal scene because -- >> reporter: both the tennessee titans and the seattle seahawks refusing to leave their locker rooms during the national anthem. the pittsburgh steelers also absent from the sideline during the anthem, all except one former army ranger alejandro villanueva. the firestorm beginning friday with trump speaking at a rally in alabama. >> wouldn't you love to see one of these nfl owners when somebody disrespects our flag to say get that son of a [bleep] off the field right now, out, he's fired. he's fired! >> reporter: and doubling down in a series of tweets sunday, writing, standing with locked arms is good, kneeling is not acceptable. nfl attendance and ratings are way down, boring games, yes, but many stay away because they love our country. >> i got a daughter. she's going to have to live in this world, you know what i'm saying? i'm going to do whatever i got to doo
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she can look at her dad and be like, hey, you did something, you tried to make a change. >> reporter: trump defending his remarks sunday. >> this has nothing to do with race or anything else. this has to do with respect for our country. >> reporter: his son, donald junior, going after the nfl commissioner, tweeting, if only roger goodell cared as much about domestic abuse and traumatic brain injury as he does about disrespecting america. overnight nfl commissioner roger goodell told "sports illustrated" that the way that the league reacted to the president's remarks actually made him very proud and when he was asked if he was bothered by the president's words, he said this. no, we live in an imperfect society, a public discourse makes us strong. michael. >> thank you, gio. you see the president didn't back down. well, you nothe players aren't g down either. >> neither are the owners. we saw them locking arms with their team's players. espn's ryan smith is here with
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beyond the football field. >> absolutely, robin. incredible scene. they're taking a knee and finding other ways to show support for the protestors and many using their platform to take issue with the president's comments. >> reporter: by calling on nfl player protestors to be fired, president trump managing to get the whole league fired up. nfl commissioner roger goodell releasing a statement, calling the president's comments divisive. the nfl airing an ad emphasizing unity during the league's sunday night game. >> inside these lines, we can bring out the best in each other. >> reporter: many owners taking the field, throwing their support behind their teams. owners from 8 teams during the anthem side by side with their players. patriots owner robert kraft who reportedly donated $1 million to president trump's inaugural celebrations writing in a statement, i am deeply disappointed by the tone of the comments made by the president. president trump also taking aim at nba superstar
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after the two-time mvp told reporters that he would not join his team. the champion golden state warriors, if they decided to visit the white house. >> i don't want to go. that's really it. >> reporter: trump lashing out that curry's invitation was withdrawn. this prompting superstar lebron james to call the president a bum. >> he's now using sports as the platform to try to divide us. >> reporter: but it was the nfl's response to the president that took center stage this weekend. some of the sports' biggest names weighing in. overnight, before the game featuring washington's hometown team, analyst and former nfl player cris collinsworth challenging the president. >> i would just ask the president to consider apologizing for the sob line and maybe invite some of these players to the white house. >> reporter: hall of fame quarterback terry bradshaw disagree with the protest but stands p behind their right to do it. >> i'm not sure if our president understands tho
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hashtag take a knee going viral, tweeted nearly 4 million times. ferrell, kneeling in solidarity at a concert dedicated to the city of charlottesville overnight. >> if i want to get on my knees right now for the people in my city, for the people in my state, that's what that flag is for. >> reporter: in response to the protests, supporters of the president taking to twitter to criticize player protestors with the hashtags stand for our anthem, take a stand, and boycott nfl. now, the reaction to the protests were varied. former buffalo bills quarterback and hall of famer jim kelly posted that he hopes bills players stand and lock arms if they protest, but in the end we're talking over 100 players taking a knee. this is thought to be the largest group of protestors doing that since colin kaepernick started it all. >> all right, ryan. and it's like people are forgetting why kap started this which we are going to explain in just a little bit. >> absolutely, robin. right now we're going
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talk to baltimore ravens tight end ben watson who stood arm in arm with his teammates on sunday and ben joins us from pikesville, maryland. how are you doing, my friend? >> good morning. i'm doing well. >> we saw you yesterday standing arm in arm with your teammates. take us into the locker room before the game. what was that moment like before you walked out on the field? >> really i'll take you back to friday. we were in london. we didn't really know about the president's comments. once that kind of filtered out and got on social media, there was a tremendous amount of emotion, a tremendous amount of hurt. we felt as many others did that this was a direct attack on our brotherhood. obviously the name calling is something that we don't stand for, but even to imply that we don't have the right to express ourselves in that way, whether you agree or not, is something that we took to heart. it was an emotional time. guys talked about wanting to resp
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love for their country but also wanting to respond in solidarity and so it kind of was organic. we got on the field, some guys kneeled, some guys decided to kneel that didn't before. other guys locked arms. i locked arms and i also pointed to the skies because i really believe that the lord will really have to have his hand on us when it comes to reconciling our differences. >> we know in the past you said you didn't agree with colin kaepernick kneeling during the national anthem, but as you say, you locked arms with your teammates in support of those who did decide to kneel, in the wake of president's comments, have your feelings changed at all? >> well, initially last year when colin first kneeled i said if i wasn't able to play that i wouldn't be kneeling. but i support him in what he decided to do. i haven't kneeled but the reasons why he kneeled, the police brutality, the excessive force, as he said, the oppression of people of
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those are all concerns of mine since before colin decided to kneel and have been for a lot of other people in our country as well. he just decided to do his protesting that way. my feelings have not changed about those issues. i'm still very concerned about those issues. i still have conversations in the locker room about those issues. i still speak and write about those issues. i think what we saw last sunday, yesterday, was really an response, an emotional response to the words of president trump. those words really cut deep on a number of levels for a lot of us, and not just guys in the locker room but guys outside. i think what we saw, the influx and the increase in guys protesting, while many of them are concerned about those issues, rightfully so, part of that -- part of what we saw yesterday was a direct response to the president's comments. >> ben, we really appreciate you spending some time with us. we know you just got off a flight from london yesterday so we really appreciated your time. thank you so much. let's get a view from the white house right now. our senior white house coes
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here. after the last couple of weeks he got praise about the hurricanes. why throw out this hand grenade now? >> not entirely off the cuff. he did have nfl written in prepared remarks in that speech in bottom bcalabama. he went further than what was in those written remarks. multiple people i've spoken to inside this administration firmly believe that at the end of this debate america will be on the president's side in his notion that players should take a stand during the national anthem. they think that in the end he's going to come out, they're going to come out in full support of this. but look, this is a president who has a history of throwing out inflammatory remarks, right, to often distract from controversies that he's dealing with. health care on the bubble right now. he was down there in alabama in
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endorsing, may or may not lose. what i'm hearing from people inside the white house, they are saying and we heard the president himself say this is not about race, and i've got to say, this is so much bigger than the president versus the players. people in this country are going to feel completely against this notion that this is not about race. >> if the president comes out and says this is not about race, that's a little like saying i'm not a crook. if you have to say it you're already in trouble. >> when it comes to sensitive issues like this, past presidents have done their best to put out the flame, not fan the flame, not throw gasoline on it. many pointed out that president trump's language, sob, referring to nfl players who peacefully protest racial injustice, sob, that language far stronger than what the president said about white supremacists in charlottesville. let's not forget, a young woman, heath heather higher, was killed, matt.
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the first thing, organized sports is a lot like the military. it's a brotherhood and sisterhood that the bond is with the people that are on the team together against something, a common enemy. so when he attacks them, they bind together just like it happens in the military. the other thing, robin, today is the 60th anniversary of the little rock nine, the folks that desegregated central high school in little rock. we've come a long way in our country but we still have a long way to go. the president has an incredible loyal following, and if he takes that power that he has with his loyal following and brings them along to a place that actually brings the country together, the highest point of his presidency is when he did things that unified the country during the hurricanes and on the debt ceiling and finding the funding for that. it was his highest point of his presidency. he's referring to divisive language that is not going to benefit him in the short term. >> ryan, i want to bring you
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what do you think happens next in the league and for professional athletes in general. when i say professional athletes, i don't just mean football. steph curry and all these other things. what should happen? >> a couple of things here. first, in talking to some sources, there was a great deal of empowerment after president trump's comments. there was anger but the sense that we have a platform. this is one of the very unique teams that the nfl management council and the players are on the same team, they're eun f fewed. that's interesting here, cecilia mentioned the point that many people would feel like americans would be on the president's side. for protestors, this is about so much more than just making the statement about injustice. this is about trying to get somebody to seek to understand what they are talking about. so when the president, i think, is thinking about sides, i wonder if there was a desire to really understand why people are
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i think when that happens, you might see some change. >> and when colin kaepernick first took the knee, he wanted to start a conversation. looks like that conversation is full blown. the president's coming out of this from the nfl facing another big week of challenges. our new abc news "washington post" poll shows 39% approve of the president's job performance, the lowest of any president at this point in his first term. in the wake of his rocket man rhetoric against north korea, 62% do not trust president trump to act responsibly dealing with that situation. let's get more from martha raddatz. martha, one of the big questions on north korea, is this escalating war of words making a real war more likely? >> reporter: we've never seen exchange like this between a u.s. president and the president of north korea. the certainly makes the possibility of military action seem more likely. you had those b-1 bombers flying further north off the coast of the peninsula plan u.s. war
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planes have flown in more than twa de two decades. donald trump responded this weekend by saying that little rocket man won't be around much longer if he follows through on the threats. when you make those kinds of statements, george, you've got to be prepared to act on them. >> martha, in another symbolic act, the president adding north korea to his new travel ban just issued last night a new somewhat tougher travel ban. >> it's the third try at the travel ban. the second expired sunday although its legality will not expire. this latest one added some countries like north korea but also calls for indefinitely banning travel, not just that 90-day suspension for most people from iran, libya, syria, yemen, somalia, chad and north korea. iraqis will also face increased security. george. >> martha raddatz, thanks very much. all right, let's get now to ginger for the latest on hurric
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affect the east coast. >> still watching maria far off the east coast. it's hill some of the that upwelling or colder water that jose left behind. as it moves north more slowly it will expand tropical storm force winds, already 230 miles outside the center. that's why you have a tropical storm warning tuesday night through wednesday where you see those gusty winds sustained at 30 to 40 but gusting to 55. those high surf advisories go stretching from massachusetts all the way to florida. t sunshi unseana
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tomorrow and wednesday, as hurricane maria tracks north off the east coast. maria is gradually weakening, but remains a large hurricane. with an easterly wind component, highs will be a few degrees lower the next two days. we'll top out in the low 80s tuesday through thursday. most of us will stay rain-free this week, but a highly isolated shower is possible wednesday with maria offshore. the green bay packers had their hottest game ever. 90 degrees, that was actually six degrees warmer than they've ever had it before. their schools closed today and half days. my little sister in michigan has a half day. from michigan to ohio people are dealing with it. >> i've been in one of their coldest. coming up, where is the man at the center of the nfl firestorm, colin kaepernick. we'll talk about that.
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♪ take me into your loving arms ♪ back here an "gma," that's ed sheeran's grammy-winning hit "thinking outloud", the most popular wedding song and guess what, that man is here live performing his brand new song "perfect". >> i thought you were about to say he's going to get married. also right now, republicans trying to bring their health care bill back to life before the september 30th deadline. they released another new version of it overnight. experts caution it could raise premiums for many, leave people with pre-existing conditions vulnerable. it is on life support right now.
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looking into possible civil rights charges against the man who opened fire at a church near nashville on sunday. authorities say 25-year-old emanuel samson fatally shot a woman in the parking lot, then ran inside injuring six others before a young church usher risked his life to confront the shooter, holding him at gunpoint until police arrived. and a still desperate situation in puerto rico this morning after hurricane maria. authorities now concerned a major dam could fail, they're urging nearly 8,000 people to evacuate. all right, george. now we have more on that massive nfl protest and a man who started it all, colin kaepernick, kneeling to protest social injustice and police brutality. the quarterback is now a free agent and he's still unsigned. abc's chris conley is in los angeles with more. good morning, chris. >> reporter: good morning, michael. very much at the center of things, colin kaepernick let the protests speak for him this weekend. his actions, part of a resurgence in social activism by high profile athletes
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past have taken the lead in sparking discussion, especially in the area of race. for colin kaepernick, it began a year ago with the hope of sending a message. kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injis tuss. this weekend he saw his message and his means of conveying it command the attention of the nation and his president. >> wouldn't you love to see one of these nfl owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, get that son of a [mute] off the field right now. >> reporter: unsigned by any nfl team, colin kaepernick himself could be found not on the field where he said he wants to be, telling a columnist last week, i'm ready right now, working out daily. where other players have said he deserves to be. >> do i think kaepernick is better than some of these starting quarterbacks in this league, absolutely. should he be on a roster in my opinion, absolutely. >> reporter: instead, he could be found here, in cyber space, retweeting a host of images of players and others who support him, including
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as if in response to negative reaction, he said last year that he anticipated. >> you're going to have that backlash for trying to fight for people. >> reporter: he also retweeted his mother's response to the president. guess that makes me a proud [bleep]. kaepernick now a part of a sports activism tradition stretching back decades. at the 1968 summer olympics, u.s. medallists tommy smith and john carlos on the podium. >> this is a tradition in the african-american community and tradition across the country. we've always had athletes to use their platforms to speak out around issues of social justice. >> reporter: also in the '60s, muhammad ali, a voice for black empowerment and descent. >> you want me to stand up for my religious beliefs and fight but you won't stand up for me at home. >> reporter: billie jean king would become a leader of the women's movement. in 2016 the wwnba's links done region black lives matter shirts.
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lebron james embracing social activism in public statements, on social media, even on the court itself. >> it's time to look in the mirror and ask ourselves what are we doing to create change. >> reporter: also this weekend the aclu tweeting out a line from the memoir of jackie robinson, perhaps our nation's most revered athlete for breaking baseball's color line, writing in 1972, i cannot stand and sing the anthem. >> many forget that he said that. we're going to bring in the man who first convinced kaepernick to kneel instead of sitting during the national anthem, former seattle seahawks player, nate bray. we've been looking forward to hearing from you so we can hear you explain how in the beginning kap was sitting, he had a discussion, reached out to you, had a discussion and you convinced him that kneeling was the way to
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down. >> well, i wouldn't say i convinced him so much as we kand of came to that place together. we sat down in the lobby of the team hotel on game day before their last preseason game last season against the chargers. we were down in san diego and we just talked about our own perspectives of how things were going with our country, you know. my feeling toward the anthem and the flag are very different from his just because of our experiences and our backgrounds and what we've been through and what we've experienced. so, you know, we were trying to be sensitive to each other and listen first and just sort of understand where the other person's coming from and we kind of came to a middle ground through those discussions, through that conversation. i believe that's something that needs to happen a little bit more nowadays in our country in general. there's a hell of a lot of shouting and hate and not a lot of listening and
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talk. >> a good example of you two coming from opposing sides so to speak but finding some compromise there and having a dialogue and a productive discussion. i know that you don't agree with kneeling. you stand, former green beret. what did you make of what we saw in the nfl yesterday and in other places as well? >> i mean, it was very interesting. it hurts every time i see that. it hurts -- it hurt really bad yesterday probably more than anything. i thought -- you know, what was interesting is it seemed like what alejandro villanueva was doing in pittsburgh who was an army ranger with three combat deployments, the rest of the team stayed in the locker room and he came out on the field and put his hand on his heart and stood for the anthem, it was almost like he was protesting and he was standing for the anthem, which was really interesting to see, you know. i'm just afraid that a lot of it
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yesterday was more we're protesting donald trump's statements, and i think the anthem itself and that flag, it doesn't represent the president, it represents 350 million americans. it's the american flag and our national anthem. so it almost -- it almost felt like in some ways if you were standing at attention and facing the flag, it's like you're agreeing with those statements that president trump made, and i don't -- i don't like that. i don't like that that is what it felt like yesterday. that really does concern me. >> that's what some people are struggling with. really quick, kaepernick hasn't -- we haven't heard from him. he's retweeted some. have you spoken to him at all recently? >> um, no, not recently. i spoke to him earlier this year and it's a tough position for him. it's a tough position for some of these --
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of the league owners. i know that people may disagree with that but if you look at a lot of them yesterday they were down on the field embracing their team, standing on the side and locking arms with their players. i look at it much more of like i believe i don't think he's necessarily black balled. i think the situation is everything comes down to money. it's a business, and if you could hire the most qualified employee if you're a business owner but you knew or you feared you may lose a large amount of your clientele, even if this person was more qualified than anybody, would you hire that person. i think that's more where that fear is coming from. i don't know, things through this last week, there may be more of a shift and an opportunity of bringing him on board. >> we'll see what happens. nate, thank you very much for your perspective. truly appreciate it. thank you. boy, you listen to that thoughtful conversation and you think this is really unchartered territory for colin kaepernick and the
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>> it really is, but i think if there's ever a chance for colin kaepernick to make it back into the nfl, it's now. when you see the owners standing up with the players, i think if anything maybe a door has been opened. when it comes to race, religion, economic backgrounds, the locker rooms are one place where none of that really matters. we all don't agree. we all don't like each other. but you know what, you find a common ground to do what you're there to do and that is to win as a team and do what your job is. i think right now the door is open for colin kaepernick because talent-wise he has it. it's just the other things that i think are a little -- scares everybody away. >> what nate referred to and no way he could have foreseen what has happened. and the protests have also spread to the wnba, the los angeles sparks. the entire team stayed in the locker room during the national anthem. in a statement the players said they wanted to stand in solidarity with nfl players and stand by their mission of unity and togetherness. the opposing team,
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lynx, they stayed on the court and linked arms during the anthem. oh and by the way, it was a great game, decided on a last-second shot, won by the sparn spark. you can watch game two of the finals at 8:00 p.m. orne espn 2. we were talking about whether the president was going to double down. say triple down. 15 seconds ago he's tweeting again. he's saying many people booed the players who kneeled yesterday which is a small percentage of the total. these are fans who demand respect for our flag. he said again it has nothing to do with race, it's about respect for our country, flag and national anthem. this debate not going away. >> as i said before, presidents in the past, you try and douse the flames. you don't want to throw gasoline on it with continuing to double down and triple down. >> fueling it. >> tweets keep on coming. we'll be back with new technology parents can put in their kids' cars to monitor driving. how do you chase what you love with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis?
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we are back with the new technology designed to put parents at ease when their teens are driving. david kerley has a closer look. >> reporter: a teen driver, radio on, distracted by her phone. then this. none of the teens in these incidents provided by the aaa died. but today four teens will die in crashes. >> oh [bleep]! >> reporter: could technology cut those statistics?
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driving has been programmed by his parents. seatbelts, speed, even radio volume. >> that's as loud as it goes. >> reporter: general motors and ford now offering teen driving options in vehicles. >> and this you can limit the speed of the vehicle. >> reporter: freelance writer michael harley, patrick's father, was given a loner car by g.m. to test the technology and write an article. the technology provides a report card, all recorded. not only limits for the car but where the teen travels to as well. for a monthly fee, a parent can see if their teen stays within the agreed boundary. >> family link is going to text you when they arrive at work, arrive at home or their friends house. this is virtual but peace of mind for the parents. >> reporter: patrick knew -- >> in the back of my mind i know he's going to see whatever i'm doing later on the report card. >> he was doing a bunch of hard braking and tailgatg
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the end of the week, very few tailgating episodes and zero hard braking. >> reporter: tounsounds a bit b brother. parental hovering? possibly if not used correctly. >> spying does not work and i do think that having techs and apps that relate to driving is going to be a part of our kids growing up. however, i think it's critical that it's done collaboratively. >> should this be required where teen drivers are monitored? >> absolutely. we think this is the future when it comes to the next level of ensuring our teens are safer. >> reporter: national safety council ceo and former chair of the ntsb, debbie hertzman, believes this technology will save lives and is using it herself. her son taylor just got his driver's license and sees an upside. >> gives me a little bit more freedom. >> reporter: a side benefit patrick harley has enjoyed too. >> they're not there with you the entire time and they can only see how you're doing from a distance, which is through the report card. >> reporter: now, it's not just technology in the car. there are also apps
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phone. it will collect a lot of the same kind of data that you get from the car, and george, this is all about changing their habits, keeping them safe, and keeping them alive. >> looks like it's good stuff. okay, david, thanks very much. we'll be right back. you've seen chipotle's smoky adobo chicken. the fresh tomato salsa. and the hand-mashed guac. but did you see this coming? if you did... you probably work at chipotle. and read the all-company email.
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. good morning, washington. i'm melanie hastings. here's a check of your top stories. the washington redskins locking arming in protest. the teams and coaches and the owner demonstrating during the national anthem. this comes after president trump criticize players for kneeling during the national anthem . the redskins lit it up during the game. washington hand it is raiders their first loss of the season in a 27 to ten victory . weather we have sunshine for
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monday . and outside it's mild temperature in the 70s through the afternoon. we're going to shoot for a high of 90. code orange air quality meaning the air is unhealthy for sensitive groups. so just limit your time out of door. low level pollutants in the atmosphere. next cold front friday means a very fall like weekend. we have big problems in springfield traveling on braddock road. skytrack 7 is over the scene of the accident. we are learning traffic is getting by one lane on the westbound side. that's at walnut street. we have heavy volume that is for folks on interstate 95 into wood bridge. going to cost you some time. 18 miles per hour is your speed. we are looking
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gridlock there toward the pentagon . and you can get more news, traffic and weather updates on good morning washington on newschannel8. another update here in 30 minutes. now we'll send it back to "good morning america." hope you have a great monday.
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it's 8:00 a.m. the president versus the nfl. players, coaches and owners unite in a message of solidarity. hundreds sent a message to president trump, kneeling, linking arms, even refusing to leave the locker room during the national anthem, all after the president said those taking a knee should be fired and it turns into a national debate. prince harry and meghan mark markle, just seats apart as the invictus games kick off. why this appearance was such a significant step, and is an engagement announcement next? should you be listening to your gut to boost your mood, control your weight and help your immune system? the doctor who says your gut could be the key to better health.
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sheeran? he's taking over times square live only on "gma." and he's saying -- >> good morning, america. [ cheers and applause ] good morning, ed sheeran, something tells me 8:00 a.m. isn't his usual wakeup time. >> he told me he's been up since like 2 or 3 so he's been all over the place, gearing up for a lot of great stuff. >> a great start of the week. he's taking over performing his biggest hits, including shape of you, the most streamed sopg on spotify. >> as you can imagine, we have some big fans upstairs. they are ready to go. and i love their name. they are called the ed cheer-ois. >> they're out in force this morning. first the top story in our morning rundown, president trump and the nfl going head-to-head over kneeling during the national
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protests growing on sunday after the president attacked athletes who refused to stand. gio benitez is in maryland with more. g. good morning, gio. >> reporter: good morning, we were in that locker room last night. so you understand how angry and disappointed many of these players are, one of them actually spoke to us about this issue for 21 minutes straight. that was running back -- sorry, corner back josh norman. i want you to take a look at this because all across this nation during sunday football we saw an unprecedented show of unity with athletes linking arms during the national anthem, some kneeling, some raising their fists in the air. the demonstrations, they come after president trump used some choice words and called for team owners to fire any player who doesn't stand for the national anthem after a few players decided to kneel in protest of racial inequality. the hashtags though, they quickly went viral all across social media. hashtag, take a knee and take the knee were mentioned nearly 4 million times. now, meanwhile, nfl commissione
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proud of the way the league has responded to president trump. he says that this kind of public discourse makes us stronger. robin. >> we'll see what happens tonight in the cardinals/cowboys game. all right, gio, thank you. we're going to turn now to new details about that tennessee church shooting. the suspect is now facing charges. abc's steve osunsami is on the scene in tennessee with more. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning, michael. the parishioners who survived this shooting at the church behind me are praying for the woman who was killed in this parking lot and celebrating the young usher at the church who stopped the killing, 25-year-old emanuel samson is in police custody this morning, accused of bringing three guns and a rifle to this church and waiting for 39-year-old victim to walk out of sunday services. police say he shot the woman dead, then ran to the back of the church where he continued shooting, wounding seven people, including the pastor. he was stopped by an usher who fought with him a
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whipped during the process. the 22-year-old usher ran outside, got a gun from his car and then held the accused murderer until police arrived. this usher says he's not a horrhero. he gives credit to first responders. police aren't explaining a motive. they say this accused gunman was a sueden ease immigrant who had attended church services here before. michael. >> tragic situation all around. thank you, steve. >> thank goodness for that usher. we are move to the republicans last-ditch effort to save the graham-cassidy health care bill. an attempt to repeal obamacare. the deadline september 30th. our chief congressional correspondent mary bruce tracking it on capitol hill. mary, the bill did appear to lose support over the weekend after the dramatic statement from john mccain on friday afternoon. >> reporter: yeah, george, this bill is still alive this morning but barely. it is teetering on the edge of collapse. republicans can only afford to lose no more votes here. they can't lose a single more vote which means all eyes are now on susan collins of maine and lisa murkowski of
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this morning there's a new version of the bill aimed to sweeten the deal for them, giving more funding to their states but it's not clear if that's enough to get them on board. hanging in the balance here, millions of americans who are worried about the future of their health care. now, experts caution this bill could raise premiums for many and leave vulnerable people with pre-existing conditions, but the bill's supporters say it gives states the flexibility they need to provide affordable care. now, republicans are still hopeful that they can get the votes but it's hard to see how they're going to pull this one off. >> sure is, mary. the entire health care industry and doctors, nurses, providers all coming out against it. michael. >> thank you, george. coming up, prince harry and meghan markle appearing as a couple for the first official public event. the meaning behind where they sat and what it says about their relationship. and how to turn your passion into a paycheck. >> cha-ching. >> some people earning thousands of extra dollars on the side. it's called a side hustle, people. let's hustle upstairs to lara. >> ro
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[ cheers and applause ] right back at ya. great to have everybody here. that's the way you start off a week. thank you, everybody. >> great. >> a little "pop news" here, la lara? >> i would be honored. [ applause ] all right, we begin with jimmy kimmel.
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has a new batch of mean tweets for us. and there are some real doozies out there. he shared a couple with us to whet our whistles. first, actress elisabeth moss coming off a remarkable week. last sunday she won not one but two emmys for acting and producing the hand maid's tail but that doesn't spare her from a moon tweeter. take a look. >> elisabeth moss looks stunning. i think she can clean up well despite my grandmother's harsh opinion that she's hideous. >> why, people? jim parsons also right in the target zone. he's hilarious on the big bang theory, thankfully has a great sense of humor when jimmy finds this tweet about him. take a look. >> jim parsons looks like a ventriloquist dummy that came to life to become a sex offender. >> just not nice. >> that could be the worst one i've ever heard.
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jimmy says the mean tweeters are meaner and funnier. thank goodness that all these celebs have a great sense of humor. >> didn't you do that one time? >> you did. it i think i'd cry. catch all the mean tweets on jimmy kimmel live right here tonight on abc. thank you, jimmy, for sharing those with us. [ applause ] got to talk about jennifer lopez this morning. jennifer lopez stepping up in a major way for hurricane relief efforts in puerto rico, donating $1 million from her own fees. her recent las vegas tour to help those in need. j-lo whose parents are both puerto rican, made the announcement on sunday, describing how the relief efforts are so personal for her. >> my cousin and i and our family still haven't been able to hear from all of our family over there and we are concerned for them and for everyone on the island. >> she sure is, and giving big. lopez also announcing that she and "shar
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among others are sending two airplanes filled with supplies, generators, whatever needed for the residents of san juan, puerto rico. >> great job. [ applause ] >> happy to share that. >> within the news cycle, people lose sight of that and what's happened in the caribbean and oh by the way, harvey in texas, louisiana, irma in florida, it doesn't go away because the storm passed through. >> no, in fact, many say this is the hardest part. >> wonderful. >> everybody keep that in mind, please. finally, they say behind every great man is a great woman. in the case of megastar dwyane johnson, that woman is dani garcia. she happens to be his manager and oh, his ex-wife. they have not let that bother them one bit. together they have created and continue to create a media empire called seven bucks productions with over 50 projects on the slate. there's seven bucks
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of the fastest growing youtube channels. get ready for rock the ad man with the launch of seven bucks creative. it's a full-scale ad agency so now he can put ads in his shows that he's creating. rock, i like the way you think. the pair shares the cover of the new ad age magazine to talk about working together despite the split. they also shared the story of the company's name which i loved. seven bucks, the exact amount of money that rock had left in his wallet when he cut from the canadian football league in 1995. that's a little different today now that the rock is on a roll. check out the full story in the latest issue of ad age. that's on stands today. [ applause ] highest paid actor, sexiest man alive and friend of "gma." so that's all i got for you today. >> thank you, lara. [ applause ] good stuff. we're going to move on to our "gma" cover story, prince harry, meghan rk
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appeared at this weekend's invictus games in toronto, not side by side but close enough to spark a lot of speculations. diane macedo with the details. >> reporter: good morning to you. this is prince harry and meghan markle's first public appearance together if you count this as together. her presence at the invictus games is a big deal since harry is there in his official capacity but they didn't sit together or interact at the event. and now we're learning a little more about why. this morning, prince harry and girlfriend meghan markle are triggering new engagement speculation after their first public appearance together. sort of. opening ceremonies of the invictus games kicked off in toronto with the prince making an emotional speech. >> invictus is about the dedication of the men and women who serve their countries. >> reporter: prince harry then took his seat next to canadian prime minister justin trudeau and melania trump on her first solo trip as first lady. but the big focus was on someone sitting 18 seats over, harry's girlfriend
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markle, making a surprise appearance. royal protocol dictates the couple can't sit next to each other at official events unless they're engaged or married but this latest appearance is sparking new hope that that engagement could be coming soon. markle also getting a lot of attention for her rock star look, a long burgundy dress with a leather motorcycle jacket, drastically different from kate middleton's first appearance here in 2008 wearing a long cream coat. still, harry kept his primary focus on the 550 wounded warriors competing in the week-long invictus games, meeting the athletes -- >> how are you guys. >> reporter: awarding the first medal recipients, even making some aable adorable new friends. many hoping next year it will be marking sitting next to the prince. in addition to royal protocol, markle may have kept her distance in hopes of not attracting too much attention. that doesn't seem to have worked so well. but the good news of course is this is bringing a lot of extra te
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which is such a great cause so you can't be upset about that. with royal watchers we love weddings and babies. kate's already pregnant so now the pressure is back on harry. we want a wedding. >> and we're reading into a coat she's wearing. now to a diet trend that some believe could revolutionize your body and mind. it's all about going with your gut and using food to control your weight, mood and much more. abc's adrienne bankert has a closer look. >> reporter: people say listen to your gut. now, that might be more true than ever. it turns out your gut, your small intestine, is smarter than you think. >> a lot of people have no idea how much their gut is another brain. >> has exactly the same neurons you find here. >> reporter: we meet dr. michael moseley, author of the clever gut diet at the institute of culinary education in new york. he says what you feed your gut can boost your mood, control weight, and help your immune system. >> clever gut diet basically is what i would describe as a
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mediterranean diet which is all these things here. >> reporter: among staples like fruits and veggies are items like dark chocolate, turmeric and fermented food. >> absolutely packed with good bacteria so every teaspoon of that stuff has got tens of billions of living bacteria. >> that includes? >> things like this. >> very popular. >> very popular. and smelly cheeses. >> reporter: think of your gut as a garden. foods act as fertilizing to a crop of 20 trillion bacteria, more powerful than we've ever known. >> the number of microbes down there and the sort of shape they're in largely depends on what you eat and drink. everything that your body doesn't digest feeds them. >> reporter: he also says most americans have ruined their gut with junk food and excess antibiotics but early science is looking at how a change in diet may be able to reprogram your physical and psychological well-being. >> can we, for example,
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anxiety and depression by giving people either different foods, foods rich in fiber, or probiotics or prebiotics. >> reporter: while the medical community still has a lot of questions about the gut/mind connection, the new studies show an undeniable link. >> what's the most surprising thing that you've learned in your study? >> just what a profound effect it has. this is all incredibly brand new and unbelievable exciting. >> reporter: for "good morning america," adrienne bankert, abc news, new york. >> food for thought. we're going to bring in maya feller, a registered dietitian. what's your take? >> when people come into my office, i say to them, what are you eating, what are you putting in there? the research is ever evolving, so we can't be completely definitive but we do know that people who eat better and have healthier guts tend to get sicker less, they send to have less systemic inflammation and they also have better weight management and also being
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if they're hungry or not. >> so what's going on inside here? >> look at this cylinder. this cylinder here shows you bad bacteria and good bacteria. we're thinking this is the average american, lots of bad bacteria. all hope is not lost. you can flip the switch and add in good bacteribacteria. we're going to add that in how? increasing the fiber in your diet. >> how do you change the bacteria? >> that's that fiber increase. i'm going to say things like beans, how beautiful they are. this gorgeous pumpkin, okra, i love okra. >> what about fried okra? >> all right, you know what i'll say about fried okra, fried okra in moderation once in a while. >> all right, all right. >> so increase the fiber. what does that look like? 25 grams a day for men and -- excuse me, 38 for men, 25 for women. ditch those refined grains. we're saying replacehe
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we're also saying eat beans once per week. >> okay. i mean, how do we sneak more fiber into our diet? >> i say in the morning, look to have at least, you know, maybe eggs with a little bit of spinach. lun lunge you're going to have a salad and put some veggies into that sandwich. dinner, three-quarters of your plate nonstarchy vegetable. you want to push the fiber in there. >> tell us the amount again that you recommend for men and women. >> women is 25 grams per day and men is 38 grams. it's a huge amount, i recognize that. the average american, they're not hitting it. they're getting around 15 grams per day. >> i just came back from new orleans this weekend so you know how my gut is feeling. but in moderation, don't do that a lot but i did -- yeah. let's get outside to ginger. keeping it real. robin, on a toasty morning here in times square. we're talking about schools
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midwest because of five days plus of record heat in some spots. hundreds of record highs over the weekend. that ridge that has been built in there is going to stay in place at least for another day or two, depending on your location. easily into the 90s. it's that prolonged heat and because a lot of the schools there don't have air conditioning and they've never seen this type of heat this prolonged this late in the season so it's hitting them. t s unseasonably warm highs in the upper 80s. expect more clouds tomorrow and wednesday, as hurricane maria tracks north off the east coast. maria is gradually weakening, but remains a large hurricane. with an easterly wind component, highs will be a few degrees lower the next two days. we'll top out in the low 80s tuesday through thursday. most of us will stay rain-free this week, but a highly isolated shower is possible wednesday with maria offshore. and now to a
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turning your passion into a paycheck. more people are taking on a so-called side hustle and adding thousands of dollars to their bank account doing something they love. robin loves a good side hustle as you can hear her yelling over there. abc's becky worley is in san francisco with a look at how it's done. hey, becky. >> good morning, michael. you're right, 44 million americans have second jobs, but the side hustle is a little different. it's a differencely modern trend fueled by the internet, tiny personal businesses that are sometimes bringing in really big bucks. >> my name is alexandra kennan and my side hustle is running hiking tours in the city of san francisco. >> i'm angie. >> i'm alicia. >> our side hustle is vows. >> we write wedding vows and speeches. >> i'm becky worley and my side hustle is podcasting, yeah, i have a side hustle too.
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chris is the author of "side hustle, from idea to income in 27 days." he's bullish on this growing trend. >> what i'm talking about is creating an income-generating product without quitting your day job. >> he's not saying take a second gig like an uber driver who's selling a product for a big company. the concept of a side hustle is different, the idea of every day people becoming entrepreneurs by turning their ideas and passions into cash. are airbnb is on trend adding experiences. you can sign up to sell walking tours, catered meals, painting classes or whatever you have to offer. my side hustle is about career development, keeping my geeky tech chops at home. her day job as a marketing manager is totally tied to a desk. >> i have sat at a desks for 10, 12 years in corporate environment and realized
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francisco from philadelphia and i didn't know the city that well. >> plus there's the significant amount. >> i'm earning about $50,000 a year from the side hustle. >> for alicia and angie. >> i'm a structural engineer. >> i work in tech as a copyrighter. >> reporter: their side hustle groesz about $15,000 a year each. you're basically starting a micro business, and that can be a little intimidating, especially the marketing plan and the website. but that's why this airbnb experiences idea is useful. you're plugging into their site, their marketing. airbnb is adding new york city to the places that offer experiences, a really fun concept. they're promoting that with celebrities, hosting one-time-only experiences to make money for charities. so we're going to start with the first experience, a shoe shopping excursion with none other than carrie bradshaw, sarah jessica parker herself. another one, ansle el gort is offering up a rock climbing experience, and our ver
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michael strahan will be taking some lucky folks golfing at chelsea peer, all the proceeds going to charity. check the airbnb site. michael strahan teeing it up, grip it and rip it. >> just don't stand in front of me. all right, thank you, becky. it's all for charity. coming up, ed smeern is taking over times square.
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. from abc seven news this is a good morning washington update. hearst a check of your top stories. a last ditch effort on capitol hill as republicans work to is average the plan to repeal and replace obamacare. overnight the gop announced additional federal money for the bill in an attempt to persuade party members to vote for it. and as it stands one more no vote would sink that bill . and the washington redskins protesting the white house. the team linked arms in a show of solidarity. this comes after president trump criticized players who decided to kneel during
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we have another day to enjoy summer like temperatures. and outside it's mild temperatures in the 70s through the afternoon. we're going to shoot for a high of 90. code orange air quality so just limit your time outdoors. next couple of days we have cooler temperatures. temperatures in low to mid 80s. a fall like weekend saturday and sunday . we have police activity that closes 14th street. going to cost you 40s six minutes from clarksburg toward the capital beltway. and quick peek another our
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we'll be back with more until about 30 minutes. now back to "good morning america."
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♪ [ applause ] ed sheeran is going to be out here before you know it but before we get to all that, we got a great update that we want to share with you. remember last week a bone marrow donor, alex, and a little boy, she saved a.j. they met face-to-face for the first time on "gma." over the weekend alex got married. a.j. was there to support her. so congratulations alex and her new hubby colton. >> that's awesome. great story. congratulations to those two. and, um, we have a great audience here this morning. >> we do. >> yes, we do. [ cheers and applause ]
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super fans here this morning. and now we're not going to keep you waiting any longer. it's finally time for the moment you've all been waiting for. let's bring him out. please welcome grammy winning singer and songwriter ed sheeran. [ cheers and applause ] >> welcome. >> welcome. >> how are you guys doing? >> we're doing great, man. >> looking forward to this. >> yes, we are. we got to talk about your album "divide." double platinum. >> congrats. >> been streamed more than half a billion times. >> cool. >> "shape of you" is now the most streamed song of all time on spotify. [ cheers and applause ] >> when you first
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guitar and started writing lyrics, you must have saw this coming. >> no, to be honest, i didn't even see having success outside of england as an option. so i never really expected it. as a singer/songwriter, the goal in england is kind of like playing small theaters. that's like the peak and maybe going gold on one or two albums, so this is like -- yeah, it's a bit ridiculous. >> is this a this is happening moment? >> my goal was to play a theatre in england and go gold and both of them happened in the same week. after that i didn't really have any goals left. it's all been -- it's all kind of like all the things that have been happening haven't been things that i've expected to happen, so like, it's been -- you can kind of treat it as if it's -- it's all unbelievable so you can't really take it in. >> as we're listening to "shape
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lyrics or the music? >> that was the riff. steve, the guy i wrote the song with came up with that riff. >> and we can't stop singing it. >> another one "thinking out loud" number one song for weddings by far in the u.s. [ cheers and applause ] really, most requested song. you said that you play it for your friends for free. do they also request to hear that at their weddings? >> i don't get asked to play the wedding. i just get invited and then like it gets to a certain point in the night where they have it and then i'll end up doing it. so yeah, that's happened a bunch of times. >> that's a great wedding gift. no gift needed there. that's fantastic. >> oh, that's a good song. there's a good song here, oh. >> what a coincidence. >> you tried your hand at acting in "game of thrones." [ cheers and applause ] >> yeah. i mean, i say literally two lines in it and then just kind of hang in the background,
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acting. but i got to, you know -- it's one of my favorite shows. >> was it a dream of yours to do that? >> yeah. oh they're taking -- you know, it's filmed in northern ireland and i toured with a band in northern ireland and gary, the lead singer, knew someone in the "game of thrones" world. this is 2012 and he was like, i'll try and get you on. five years into it. >> took him five years. >> you got a big stadium tour coming up. >> yeah, my first usa stadium tour. >> who's going? [ cheers and applause ] >> i did gillette stadium in 2015. that was like a kind of taste. but like this one is like -- you know, for me it's like playing the coast is one thing but being able to play middle america at that level is pretty, like, cool. >> you said you'r
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here at metlife but you really -- >> one ticket sold right there. but you played in someone's living room for amnesty international. >> yeah. >> and you've played some small venues, arenas. what's the weirdest place you've ever played? >> i don't know really. i mean, there have been odd venues. there was -- i did this literally a toilet tour where you kind of just go and play in -- it's not in toilets but it's like -- they're like really, really, really small, grimy venues that kind of sweat drips off the walls. >> good dive bars. >> yeah, but they're referred to in england as toilet venues. i don't know why. i don't know why. >> speaking of odd, i actually owe you an apology. i don't know how many years ago this was but i got pressed into playing ed sheeran for halloween. >> i think i saw that. [ cheers and applause ]
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>> but i also want to thank you. after i did that -- >> you got the guitar. >> of course i do. i never have to do halloween again after that. >> i was chuckie from the "rug rats." i was ron wheezily one halloween. i also went as the ginger bread man one halloween. and seed of chuckie. so basically anything with red hair. >> well, he doesn't have red hair, but turnabout is fair play. you could do stephanopoulos. get the nice suit going. >> you give us idea for george and you're welcome to join our halloween party any time you want. ed's not going anywhere. he's going to stick around and perform live just ahead.
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[ cheers and applause ] welcome back to "gmood morning america," here with freddie highmore, starring in the good doctor. playing a certain who has autism. in the scene you're about to see he explains why he wants to join hospital staff. take a look. >> they should have become adults. they should have had children of their own and loved those
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children. and i want to make that possible for other people. [ applause ] >> i got to see an episode. it's really great. talk to me about how it is playing this character. >> it's great. when i finished bates motel this came along -- >> couldn't be more different. >> no, couldn't be more different. >> you played norman bates killing people. now you're saving lives. >> it's a wonderful show. i didn't think i'd be so lucky to have another thing to brilliant come along so quickly. >> this is a brilliant doctor who happens to have autism. you've got to be hopeful that this raises awareness. >> yes, of course. while at the same time remaining aware of the fact that shawn will never nor should we try to make him represent everyone with autism. what i like about him really is his hopeful outlook on life, his optimism which i think today both in the world in general but also within the
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hospital where there's so much heart break and sadness is a refreshing character to have at the center. >> absolutely. and this show comes from the creator of "house" which starred another british, fabulous actor who we love here, hugh laurie, who also perfected an american accent. so you have to know a lot about very intricate surgery, a lot of technical terms, and then get that accent. is that -- talk about chewing gum and walking at the same time. this is serious. >> yeah, a lot of the medical jargon, they seem to be giving me more and more as time goes by. but it's funny actually speaking in my normal voice because i try and stay in the american accent as much as possible on set. and so i'm back filming again tomorrow and it's sort of relearning how i speak. i'm probably like overboard being british to avoid any american vowels slipping in. >> is your american midwest? >> yeah, well, i guess you'll have to watch and see.
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who knows what it is. >> it's well done. and you can see it tonight. the good doctor premieres tonight at 10:00, 9:00 central right here on abc in an american accent. will you read that last line? >> let's go outside to ginger. i believed it. i also believe that we are enjoying a kind of hot morning out here in times square especially because everyone is sounseasonably warm highs in the upper 80s. expect more clouds tomorrow and wednesday, as hurricane maria tracks north off the east coast. maria is gradually weakening, but remains a large hurricane. with an easterly wind component, highs will be a few degrees lower the next two days. we'll top out in the low 80s tuesday through thursday. most of us will stay rain-free this week, but a highly isolated shower is possib >> all that weather brought to you by true listy. let's head up to robin. >> get up here, ginger, because we are back with the man of the hour. this is what w
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here. ed sheeran. and we've got a big announcement about ed. next monday, he'll be the first guest to perform live on the much anticipated premiere of mtv's "trl." are you ready, ed? are the sheer-ios ready? ed sheeran performing the new single off his album "divide" for the first time ever on american tv, this is "perfect." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ i found a love for me ♪ well darling just dive right in and follow my lead ♪ ♪ i found a girl, beautiful and sweet ♪
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♪ i never knew you were the someone waiting for me ♪ ♪ 'cause we were just kids when we fell in love, not knowing what it was ♪ ♪ i will not give you up this time ♪ ♪ darling just kiss me slow ♪ your heart is all i own ♪ and in your eyes you're holding mine ♪ ♪ baby, i'm dancing in the dark ♪ ♪ with you between my arms ♪ barefoot on the grass ♪ listening to our favorite song ♪ ♪ when you said you looked a mess i whispered underneath my breath ♪ ♪ but you heard it, darling you look
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♪ well i found a woman stronger than anyone i know ♪ ♪ she shares my dreams, i hope that some day i'll share her home ♪ ♪ i found a lover to carry more than just my secrets ♪ ♪ to carry love, to carry children of our own ♪ ♪ we are still kids but we're so in love fighting against all odds ♪ ♪ i know we'll be all right this time ♪ ♪ darling, just hold my hand ♪ be my girl, i'll be your man ♪ i see my future in your eyes ♪ baby, i'm dancing
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♪ with you between my arms ♪ barefoot on the grass ♪ listening to our favorite sing ♪ ♪ when i saw you in that dress ♪ looking so beautiful ♪ i don't deserve this, darling, you look perfect tonight ♪ ♪ baby, i'm dancing in the dark ♪ ♪ with you between my arms ♪ barefoot on the grass ♪ listening to our favorite song ♪ ♪ i have faith in what i see ♪ now i know i have met an angel in person ♪ ♪ and she looks
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♪ oh, i don't deserve this ♪ you look perfect tonight [ cheers and applause ]
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i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. back now with ed sheeran performing another huge hit off his album "divide." here's "shape of you" ed sheeran. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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♪ ♪ oh i oh i oh i ♪ oh i oh i oh i oh i ♪ oh i oh i oh i oh i ♪ oh i oh i oh i oh i oh i oh i oh i oh i ♪ ♪ the club isn't the best place to find a lover so the bar is where i go ♪ ♪ me and my friends sit at the table drinking shots we talk fast and then we talk slow ♪ ♪ you come over and start up a conversation with just me
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now ♪ ♪ take my hand, stop, put van the man on the juke box and then we start to dance ♪ ♪ and now i'm singing like, girl, you know i want your love, your love was hand made for somebody like me ♪ ♪ come on now follow my lead ♪ i may be crazy, don't mind me ♪ ♪ say boy, let's not talk too much ♪ ♪ grab on my waist and put that body on me ♪ ♪ come on now, follow me lead ♪ i'm in love with the shape of you, we push and pull like a magnet do ♪ ♪ although my heart is failing too i'm in love with your body ♪ ♪ last night you were in my room and now my bed sheets smell like
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something brand new ♪ ♪ i'm in love with your body ♪ one week in we let the story begin ♪ ♪ we're going out on our first date ♪ ♪ you and me are thrifty so go all you can eat ♪ ♪ fill up your bag and i fill up a plate ♪ ♪ we talk for hours and hours about the sweet and the showour♪ ♪ and how our family is doing, okay ♪ ♪ and leave and get in a taxi, then kiss in the back seat, tell the driver make the radio play and i'm singing like ♪ ♪ girl you know i want your love, your love was hand made for smsh like me ♪ ♪ come on now, follow me lead ♪ ♪ come on, come on now, follow me lead ♪ ♪ every day discovering something brand new ♪ ♪ i
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♪ oh i oh i oh i oh i ♪ i'm in love with your body ♪ oh i oh i oh i ♪ i'm in love with your body ♪ every day discovering something brand new ♪ ♪ i'm in love with the shape of you ♪ ♪ come on be my baby come on ♪ come on be my baby come on ♪ come on be my baby come on ♪ come on be my baby come on come on be my baby, come on ♪ ♪ come on be my baby come on ♪ come on be my baby come on ♪ come on be my baby come on ♪ i'm in love with the shape of you ♪ ♪ we push and pull like a magnet too ♪ ♪ although my heart is falling too i'm in love with your body ♪ ♪ last night you were in my room and now my bed sheets smell like you ♪ ♪ every day discovering something brand new ♪ ♪ i'm in love with your
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[ cheers and applause ] you can feel the love. thank you, ed. have a great day. . this is a good morning washington update . >
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washington. i'm melanie hastings. here's a check of your top stories. the washington redskins locking arms in protest last night. the team and owners demonstrating during the national anthem. this comes after president trump criticized players who decided to kneel° the anthem. now if you're looking finish a job head to arlington. the job fair will be hell today from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the crystal city double free it's tree hotel an army navy drive . dress to impress but also to stay cool today. and outside this morning it's mild. temperatures in the societies. we're going to shoot for a
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code orange air quality so those with issues limit your time out of doors. next couple of days we're going to to have cooler temperatures because of the fort influence of maria. a very fall like weekend . we continue gridlocked traffic also traveling northbound on 395 to the pentagon you have a lot of delays. we are giving you a live look at interstate 66. eastbound still slow as you maneuver
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