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good morning, america. new this morning, tornadoes tearing across the middle of the country. >> i see it. >> twisters from kansas to michigan. winds over 100 miles an hour smashing cars and homes. tennis ball-size hail. this morning, incredible video revealing how to save your life if swept away by a flash flood. breaking overnight, over 30 teenagers escape under a fence at a juvenile detention center just outside a major city. many with violent records. the massive search for more than a dozen still on the loose at this hour. new details on that hollywood hack attack. the fbi now investigating. jennifer lawrence and kate upton, victims of what could be the biggest celebrity photo hack ever. locking down the security breach and protecting your photos at this hour. this just became the most
famous dress in the world, angelina jolie's wedding gown revealed overnight worn at her top secret wedding. how her children added their own touch to hair veil and cake revealed as the real wedding planners. ♪ all together now and good morning, america. i know it's not official but i guess we can say summer is over. great to have everyone back. at the table. >> wonderful to have everybody back and what happened in key west stays in key west, hopefully, hopefully, hopefully. >> on commercial breaks. >> so many people back to work and school. we hope everyone enjoyed that last gasp of summer. >> very busy morning learning about a u.s. military attack on militants in somalia with group s and ties with al qaeda.
severe storms over labor day weekend. two confirmed tornadoes and dangerous lightning and hail for millions of americans and ginger is tracking it all. >> summerlike storms. this from kansas. more than 60 severe storm reports throughout the last 24 hours still have some strong and flash flooding storms going on at this hour. eight reported tornadoes including this one. >> large tornado. >> reporter: lightning i illuminating that large tornado, one of eight reported twisters from the plains to michigan. hail pelting the landscape, some the size of tennis balls. >> then all of a sudden i heard a roar and it just -- trees started falling. >> reporter: in northern michigan two confirmed tornadoes cracking trees, smashing cars and homes. one of the tornadoes an ef-1 with winds up to 100 miles per hour. >> look at this.
that's a tornado, bro. >> not a tornado but a waterspout. the skies soon after erupting with lightning and mammatus clouds and lightning striking feet from these storm chasers. watch it again. the bolt so close, fortunately both are recovering. that same front swallowing roads from missouri to michigan, flash floods a major threat today. yes, that same front has the history of producing severe storms so we want to pay attention, anyone from lexington, kentucky, up through western new york, you could see strong winds, large hail and definitely the potential for flash flooding. a bunch of watches and warnings. coming up in your nation's weather. >> thanks. now to that breaking news overnight, the u.s. military launching an operation against an al qaeda terror group in africa, the islamic militants behind the mall bombing in kenya that killed dozens last year and martha raddatz is reporting from washington, good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george.
according to officials this raid in somalia targeted senior operatives, reports from the region say it was carried out by drones but in the past, u.s. navy s.e.a.l.s have been a big part of these raids. last year in the same port area, the s.e.a.l.s conducted a late night raid reaching the shore by boat but came under unexpected gunfire and retreated for fears of civilian casualties but these al qaeda affiliated militants are a huge threat in africa and one of beyond so many threats the u.s. adealing with right now. >> one of those, the threat of a russian military escalation in ukraine. would that threat loom and with the president headed to take concrete action. >> it's expected a new nato rapid reaction force will be endorsed some 4,000 troops that could be deployed within 48 hours to serve as a detemperature to russia for those nato allies that are near the border. then there's the isis threat,
the u.s. is hoping to build a coalition to fight the terrorist group in iraq and see what can be done to stop them in syria, as well. a lot on their plates. >> announcing new measures, thanks very much. >> as you said, a lot on their plate. now to that breakout at a juvenile detention center in tennessee. more than 30 escaping overnight. 17 still on the loose this morning. many of them have committed violent crimes and abc's new senior just first correspondent pierre thomas is in washington with the latest on that. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: this was a huge jail break 11:00 last night, 32 juveniles ages 14 to 17 escaped outside of nashville able to slip under the fence and they had been locked up for serious crimes including robbery and assault. overnight police caught half of them but 17 remain at large and temperature police are helping in a massive manhunt. >> how dangerous is this? >> all these young offenders had
at least three felonies and some violent in the past. the sheer number is a concern. can you have unexpected encounters with local residents which could be quite dangerous, also you could have car thefts, car chases so important that police get them back in custody as soon as possible. >> hopefully that will happen soon. all right, pierre, thank you. now to amy who has the morning's other developing stories. good morning, amy. >> good morning, everyone. we begin with a new fight in the skies. word overnight that yet another airline has been forced to make an emergency landing because of passengers fighting over a reclining seat. abc's david kerley has all the details. >> reporter: this is the third incident in a little more than a week where reclining seat disputes have led to a flight being diverted. this was from new york to palm beach which made a stop in jacksonville, florida. a woman knitting decided to recline her seat. a woman behind her was trying to sleep and she had her head on the tray table.
according to passengers she started screaming and swearing. a flight attendant approached and try to calm the situation but one passenger said it got worse with the woman demanding the plane be put down now. the plane landed and the woman was removed. >> she was just going nuts. she was like i lost a dog, i lost two dogs in the last month and i want her off or i'm going to leave. i want to you stop the plane. >> reporter: now, the two other incidents involved a seat that reclined and one that didn't. a man used a pair of these to keep it from reclining. the woman threw a cup of water. that flight diverted and they were both taken off the plane. amy, in one of these cases federal charges have been filed. >> all right. david kerley, thank you so much. also, one other airline incident to report overnight. an american airlines flight to dallas was forced to return because of this huge crack this the windshield 0 minutes into the flight. thankfully no one was injured. and ow to the west coast where overnight a stubborn
wildfire has been burning out of control. the fire in northern california has now doubled in size threatening nearly 700 hopes and scorching 100 square miles. hundreds have been forced to evacuate. the blaze only 15% contained. this is being called one of the largest cocaine busts ever. authorities have seized nearly eight tons of the drug in peru. it would have had ray treat value of $1 billion. if sold in the united states. new images this morning of iceland's most active volcano erupting shooting lava hundreds of feet into the air. air travel so far not being affected by this eruption which could last several weeks if not longer. look at those stunning images. all right, next time you think about texting while driving think about this woman from colorado. she admits she is lucky to be alive after slamming into a guardrail. the impact sent a pole crashing through her suv impaling her
through her back and hip. we blurred the hospital photo but christina jahnz wants everyone to see how close she came to dying even though she was only driving 20 miles per hour and was using voice texting. fortunately that pole missed her vital organs. all right. how is this for an omen before this. check out this. a couple's baby giving a thumbs up. look how cute it is. being called the fonzie fetus after "the happy days" show. we expect the first words to be hey! they expect twins. i don't see the other one. >> the other one is doing a peace sign. >> that was great, thank you. amy. notorious bank robber who appears to have struck again. the ak-47 bandit expected of using that weapon in a string of brazen robberies across the northwest. may now have resurfaced in nebraska. abc's cecilia vega is tracking
the case. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: good morning to you. authorities across the west have been trying to catch this man for more than two years. they say he is extremely dangerous. he's already shot a police officer and with that gun he carries they fear he will shoot again. this morning, a massive manhunt is on for this man known as the ak-47 bandit. police saying he is armed, dangerous and at it again. >> we are confident that somebody in the public knows this suspect and can help us solve this case. >> reporter: wanted for five bank robberies in four states striking this time in nebraska ordering employees to empty out the vault and making off with a duffel bag full of cash and just like each heist before, he's carrying that high-powered assault weapon complete with a round drum magazine. >> not only does he have a serious weapon but he has a lot of ammo. >> reporter: and now investigators suspect the man seen wearing a sheriff's vest during some of his holdups may, in fact, have been one of their
own. >> tactics suggest he may have some military or law enforcement experience. >> reporter: this spree started two years ago in chino, california. allegedly cowing 911 to create a diverse before robbing the bank. >> 911 emergency, what are you reporting. >> i have a bomb, this is not a drill. you hear me? >> reporter: during his escape opening fire on a policeman seriously wounding him. >> he fires four shots at the car. >> reporter: after the heist in california the fbi said he hit banks in idaho, washington, and finally nebraska, sometimes even stopping to count the loot. always wearing a mask to hide his face always carrying that gun. >> we're going to do whatever we can do to hunt this guy down. >> reporter: authorities are asking for the public's help and warn not to approach him. they say he is that dangerous. call the police if you see him. there is a $100,000 reward in
this case. now to a rescue on the high seas. five people on a sinking boat off the coast of san diego desperately radioing for help. abc's brandi hitt has more on the dramatic distress call. >> mayday, mayday, we have lost all power. we have a hole. we have two holes in the boat. >> reporter: listen to this distress call one pleading for help as the boat he and four others are aboard is rapidly filling with water. >> grab our signal. we are going down. >> reporter: the 30-foot boot 17 miles way from the san diego shore losing power saturday. the pump system unable to operate. water weighing the vessel down and the boat leaning precariously to one side. >> no power and holes in the boat. >> reporter: i didn't know if there was a giant hole or a pinhole in the boat but there was a problem. >> reporter: the men on a deep sea fishing expedition able to radio for help firing an
emergency flare in the air. >> we couldn't find anything because the bucket wouldn't fit so dunking water bottles in. >> reporter: a good samaritan rushing to their rescue. >> 45-footer. >> reporter: the coast guard moments behind using pumps to remove the water before towing it to safety. >> on the way back we were full of energy, full of zeal for saving lives. >> i won't forget these people. >> roger that. >> reporter: for "good morning america," brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. >> i'm sure he sure won't forget them any time soon. the latest on joan rivers fighting for her life after suffering a heart attack five days ago during a medical procedure. this morning reports that doctors are beginning the next phase of her treatment and mara schiavocampo is outside the hospital with more. good morning, mara. >> reporter: george, good morning. rivers' family says she continues resting comfortably and now new word of a possible medical development today.
>> can we talk? >> reporter: this morning, joan rivers known for making so many laugh remains in serious condition. she's been unconscious at new york's mt. sinai hospital for nearly five days now and though the hospital is not commenting, this morning, "entertainment tonight" reports doctors started the process of gradually waking the 81-year-old out of the medically induced coma. rivers hospitalized after going into cardiac arrest at this manhattan endoscopy clinic but one doctor who is not treating rivers says easing the sedation may not necessarily improve her condition. >> once the medication is stopped, then the doctors typically will see if the patient wakes up and responds to voice or to touch or to pain or perhaps the patient may remain in a coma. >> is she supposed to poof out
like that or did nicki minaj try it on before her. >> reporter: this morning rivers' famous friends continue to express their support. barry manilow tweeting "oh, joanie, this isn't funny. please wake up. i promise i'll be your piano player for free again loving you and praying for @joanrivers. she was seen in these pictures entertaining crowds in new york city. just one of many appearances she has planned over the next few months. the doctors say rivers will teed to be closely monitored. >> doctors will need to be very careful in watching for problems that would lead to a dard yak arrest a second time. >> reporter: now reportedly doctors will be better able to assess rivers' condition once that medical sedation is lifted. now, as far as her show on e! is concerned the network hasn't said whether or not they have plans to tape new episodes of
"fashion police" for now? hope that turns out okay. switching gear, what a story you have. >> calling all couch potatoes. if you are watching your waistline you may want to be aware of what you're watching in general. a new study showing how your favorite shows and movies could cause you to reach for the snack bowl. >> how do you know what you're doing? >> i don't. >> reporter: they are the flicks that keep us on the edge of our seats and hanging on to every move. but could action-packed thri thrillers also be waistline killers? >> talk to the hand. >> reporter: a new study from cornell university finding that compared to lower-paced movies fast-paced flips may lead to more snacking. randomly assigning 100 stunt so watch "the island" as opposed to
"charlie rose" on public television. >> one after another they keep going to the darkness and don't return. >> reporter: those participants were given generous amounts of cookies, candies, grapes and it turns out the students who watched "the island" ate 140 more calories than the students who watched "charlie rose." that's 65% more calories. >> even watching an action film without sound still led people to eat 47% more calories compared to the talk show. >> reporter: the theory, the viewers tend to be more distracted by fast-paced flicks leading to more mindless eating. >> thanks for the advice. >> hey, we're here for you. there are other studies that show cooking programs attract more unhealthy eating than nature shows and in general watching any sort of good tv increases the appetite. a little food for thought. so if you're snacking right now, we understand. >> thank you. >> these ideas, it's incredible. >> i found the cooking one to be so -- i would be reaching -- i
would think i'd be reaching -- in just the option. is the weather action-packed? >> yi, grab those bowls. >> heat and humidity. >> everybody goes back to school and new york city could see our hottest temperature yet this summer today. we could to 92 right over the top. we get to 91 earlier in july but as you know most of us have a relatively cool summer overall in the northeast, parts of the great lakes. here's where the rest of the heat is stuck. everyone getting back to their regular routine. you'll need a little air-conditioning to keep you cooled off. heat index could reach close 100 and tropical storm dolly stays 150 miles south of brownsville.
>> hi, david murphy here with an update from accuweather. nothing showing on storm tracker 6 live double scan. as we head outside this morning the sun is up. not exactly a good thing considering it's very warm and very humid out there. as we go through the day, we're going to pick it up from the 70's right now and wind up with a high of 94 this afternoon. it will probably feel like it's closer to 100 because of the high oppressive humidity and there's a chance of a late day or evening drenching thunderstorm. and then much less humid tomorrow, 88 and nice again on th so the tropical storm in mexico, the severe storms in the center, you are right actionwise. did you get your calories in? >> eating popcorn. >> she has the entire time.
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>> ♪ >> "action news" is brought to >> ♪ centers of america. >> good morning, revel casino in atlantic city closed at 6:00 a.m. this morning. the luxury hotel and gambling resort plunged into bankruptcy. the trump plaza closes in two weeks. showboat shut down yesterday. good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 7:26 on this tuesday september 2nd. let's head over to karen rogers to take a look at your traffic. she's starting in new jersey.
good morning. >> that's right, more and more people headed back from the shore as we can see or as we saw here this 42 northbound traffic really heavy this morning. a 36 minute ride from the a.c. expressway to the walt whitman bridge. live in new jersey 42 northbound at creek road. also a jam-up once you get onto the ben franklin bridge and try to head into the city. westbound jammed from the tolls to i think and vine. extra westbound construction blocking the right lane so slowing you down a little bit. and several accidents and problems on the boulevard. the boulevard northbound at oxford circle we've got an accident there in the inner drive. one reported northbound at holme avenue and southbound approaching c street in the outer drive. an accident involving a motorcycle. so bunch of issues there. and the ramp from the pennsylvania turnpike westbound to bensalem, that overturned tractor-trailer is clear so up ahead that ramp is looking better, tam. >> okay, thank you karen. let's go to sky 6 hd and take a live look there down the shore in atlantic city. it looks good, david murphy but you say outside it feels oppressively humid. >> yeah, funny i have been
getting tweets from a coworker, it was like hey, what's with summer. our seasons are out of whackly it feels like it should have felt a month ago this morning. 76 degrees but very, very muggy right now and it's going to stay on that excessively humid side today. hot and humid, a high of 94. a late day or evening thunderstorm possible. then less humid tomorrow. this that much longer, tam. it will be nicer tomorrow. >> thank you. coming up what to do if you
♪ tell me why ♪ ain't nothing but a heartbreak ♪ ♪ tell me why there they are, big announcement this morning, big alliance. our hashtag already trending high coast to coast, "gma" nick & knight. nick carter and jordan knight of new kids on the block and their new album just out and they will be performing live here this morning and you knew it the minute you came in. lots of young women lined up outside very early this morning. >> yeah. >> for "gma" nick & knight. hol hacking attack. so many stars including jennifer lawrence and kate upton victims of the crime. the desperate scramble underway right now to prevent it from happening again. "gma investigates" what you should do if you're trapped in a flash flood. your car submerged. you have seconds to lee yak.
there's matt gutman. he went through it and he's got life-saving tips that could really, really help. all right, then we are getting our first look at angelina jolie's stunning wedding gown. her kids helping create the veil and the cake all the ways they helped planned a top secret wedding. what i agreat idea. they kept et a secret. >> they did. >> love that the children were apparently the wedding planners. sweet. we'll have detail as head. we begin with the latest on that massive hollywood hacking crime. provocative protos of such big stars as julia louis-dreyfus and kate upton and posted online. the fbi is investigating and abc's rebecca jarvis has that story for us. >> reporter: from jennifer lawrence to kate uptown this morning the fbi says it's actively investigating what could be the largest hack of racy celebrity photos in history. more than 100 star leis allegedly targeted by a user
called himself blunt mastermind who posted them to the website 4chan. this is a frag plant violation of privacy. the authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of jennifer lawrence." a representative for upton confirming the authenticity of the pictures and prompting legal action. others including arianna grand da, victoria justice calling their pictures fakes. either way the alleged hack is raising major security concerns and not just for celebrities. it appears at least some of the material came from some sort of cloud, that is servers which store all of our data from our e-mails to our pictures. if you use services like dropbox, google, apple or facebook, your data is in the cloud. even if you have deleted photos from your phone oftentimes they've already been uploaded to the cloud. >> if you don't have a picture you don't want anybody to see
ever you shouldn't take it to begin with. >> it's not clear how the celebrity photos were leaked but apple says it is investigating whether any of its systems were compromised. we take user privacy very seriously and are actively investigating this report. so how can you protect your own photos and information on the internet? use unique and separate passwords for all your accounts. and able two-step verification on all apps. first user name and password and random randomly generated private code via text message and accept software updates that arm your smartphone with protection. sources telling me they believe this hack was not into apple's icloud which has some of the strongest safety protections but no another cloud storage provided offering offering this warping to anyone trying to search for those online, hackers are already exploiting the issue and they are posting fake links
that claim to take you right to the pics but instead they are taking you straight to a virus you download on to your computer or phone. >> not wasting any time with that. we bring in abc's chief legal affairs anchor dan abrams. oftentime when this happens there is no prosecution. will it be different this time? if no question that the law is behind the technology on this. but there are a whole host of potential crimes here. you've got -- talking about the ability of identity theft, wiretapping, unauthorized access to a computer. remember 2012 there was a case where someone had improperly and illegally accessed the e-mails of scarlett johansson and christina aguilera serving ten years so this is serious stuff when it comes to the law. >> how about those celebrities who have said these are fake. they're not real. >> that takes them out of the criminal and civil realm. there will be some who say i want to sue, et cetera, anyone
saying it's not me is immediately going to be saying in effect i'm not going to be part of this case because as far as i'm concerned these aren't pictures of me. >> you said the hackers are in deep trouble here. how about the websites that post these photos. >> look, there's -- there are protections in the law that protect websites from information that individuals post on them. but the individuals who are now -- there are some individuals who are going out and reposting some of these photos, they're getting in trouble from places like twitter and et cetera and could certainly theoretically be sued at a later time but i don't think that's likely but the focus on the person who committed this offense. >> dan, thank you. >> thank you, guys. an unusual story about a murder suspect facing a big gamble. he has the chance to balk free without facing trial if he can prove his innocence by passing a
lie detector test. it could backfire. >> reporter: gustavo dubond facing life in prison in the high-profile murder case of a prominent florida businessman and facing a high haf stakes challenge from prosecutors. agreed to take a polygraph, pass and walk free. but fail it and have it used against him at trial. he is accused of the brutal 2007 killing of francisco cuevas, a father of four. he was charged with kidnapping and first degree murder last year after police say he confessed. he has pleaded not guilty but in this shocking recording two detectives working the case caught on tape telling their supervisor they think dubond is innocent. >> seriously, seriously, serious doubts dubon had anything to do with it. >> reporter: one detective failed to remove his microphone after reviewing an unrelated suspect in another case and it was released to the attorney for
dubon. they say he gave a false confession. >> he doesn't know where the body is. we don't know anything about the body. >> what you hear in that is an intelligent debate between two officers and their sergeant. >> reporter: greg rossman still moving forward with the trial but offering the polygraph as a possible get out of jail free pass. >> if, in fact, the defendant passes the polygraph as to their involvement in the crime we drop the case. >> reporter: according to the american polygraph association proponents say they're accurate around 90% of the time while critics would argue that's closer to 70%. the next hearing in the case set for thursday and dubon still undecided whether he will take the polygraph. for "good morning america," ryan smith, abc news, new york. >> wow. he has a big decision ahead. boy, ginger, that picture straight out of "wizard of oz"
land. >> mammatus clouds is what they're called. they almost look like a painting. i know, it does make sense. but the other storms you can see in the back, austin after the storm pats but can be before so kind of just around storms is when you see them. let's check in the west, though, we have not talked about them. 82, los angeles, 75, san diego. staying pretty dry and warm as we go into the end of the week. monsoon moisture should start to be on the increase, seattle that cold front coming >> thanks a lot, ginger, david murphy on the terrace. man, it is muggy this morning. this afternoon 94, hot and humid way heat and decks around a hundred and there could be a late day or evening drenching thunderstorm. 88 and >> all that weather brought to you by target. mammat mammatus, the word of the day. >> and the way you say it too. ginger, thank you. coming up carbs versus fat, the major new study revealing
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behind the wheel to test out a new way to escape a submerged car. >> reporter: imagine you're behind the wheel of a car speeding around a corner one moment then losing control crashing into a lake the next. you're engineered to react with a single emotion. terror. let's take a step back. this wasn't an accident. in fact, it's all precisely planned under the guidance of the indiana state police and doctor gordon geesebreck the guru of a new theory of escaping a submerged car alive. >> what i'm trying to do is create the stop, drop and roll for the 21st century. seat belts, window, children, out. >> reporter: on average 300 americans die a year in submerged cars and i'm about to find out why. as we prepare to crash the car into the water, he walks me through the new method so we can
all escape live. >> have the seat off off so you can move and two, you have to have an exit so you have somewhere to move to, not the door. >> you need to plan -- >> there are three safety divers in the wear, one in the car equipped with air tanks should we get into real trouble. >> all right. it's go time. i round the cones and hit the ramp at 15 miles an hour. i unclick my seat belt. roll down the window get my pretend baby and flop out of the window into the water. >> sorry, kid. >> reporter: one key life "saved by the bell" ing tip. >> do not touch your cell phone. if you touch it you're probably going to die. where your car is floating when you can open the windows before the water gets up above the side windows. >> reporter: another tip, keep a sharp object or a window punching toll like this in your car. for decades experts taught us the only way to survive was
letting the car fill with water before opening the door and switching out. >> that's the method that gets you killed. >> reporter: don't wait for the water to come in the car. >> unless you want that to be your final resting place. >> reporter: now it's time to do it again. this simulating real-life problems. this jeep will shove our car into the pond. suddenly that jeep is pushing us much faster this time. well over 20 miles an hour. going over the ramp and down the bank, all of us shocked at the force it hits the water. this time the water isn't trickling in, it's flooding in and i'm about to make it worse. >> try the door now. see if you can open it. we're all surprised when somehow i can. more water flooding in, the window is now stuck so i shatter it with that pumper but in a helter-skelter to escape the car i forget something. really important. >> the child? >> i shimmy out as the water
engulfs the car. watch ow quickly this car goes under. but the safety diver is still inside. seconds later they pop out. if he hadn't been drained it's possible they would have drowned. for "good morning america," matt gutman, abc news, indianapolis. >> that was an incredible, incredible piece. >> such helpful information. >> and those window punchers, they're about $10. every car should have one. >> you need to have that. every second counts. >> wow. >> great job, matt. coming up all sizes are not created equal. how you can find the perfect pair of jeans. we're going to put your favorite brands to the test to see how they measure up. this video going viral. this lioness about to be released from her cage. wait till you see what happens next. >> meow. ever since we launched snapshot, my life has been positively cray-cray.
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>> ♪ >> good morning,. the revel casino closed this morning but atlantic city mayor don guardian says the odds are good that the property will reopen by memorial day under a new owner. for now, though, 3,000 workers are still looking for a job. good morning, i'm tamala edwards. it's 7:56 on this tuesday september 2nd and karen rogers is looking like a slow return from the shore for some people. >> it is a nasty ride out of the darkness coming from new jersey on route 42 northbound traffic. we could see maybe in a minute but in the meanwhile 56 minute ride from the a.c. expressway to the walt whitman bridge and that's due in part due to an accident that had been blocking the two lanes on 42 near 295. everyone trying to come back
from the shore, they're jammed solid on 42 and here's the jam on the ben franklin bridge as you try to get into the city at this point, jammed past the tolls through eighth and vine construction blocking right lane. also seeing extra heavy traffic, more people back to school and it's reflecting that on i-95 southbound here approaching allegheny. we had a disabled vehicle that cleared but look at these speeds. 13 miles an hour, 22 miles an hour. you're really jammed from cottman to girard, tam. >> thank you, karen. let's go over to sky 6 and take a live look there out across center city. david murphy you're saying it's feeling more like early august than early september today. >> yeah, here a little bit before 8 o'clock and i've already lost the suit coat because it is really muggy and really warm right now with the sun coming up. take a look, tam, 77 degrees right now in philadelphia. same thing in millville. mid 70's across much of the region. low 70's up north but everybody is really feeling that humidity. and as we go through the day, it is going to be a hot one. hot and humid with a high of 94 and a late day or night time thunderstorm is possible.
♪ good morning, america. it's tuesday, 8:00 a.m. and brand-new details on brad and angelina's top secret wedding. the drop dead gorgeous dress revealed and from the cake to the vows how the kids planned it all. ♪ story of my life the big battle between low fat and low carb. what really helps you lose weight and stay healthy. ♪ perfect fit or is it? cracking the code to finding the best jean size for you. our investigation. ♪ let it go and the secrets behind megahit "frozen" how "let it go" changed the entire story and had everyone calling for a rewrite. ♪ all that and an epic boy band reunion, nick carter and jordan knight here as we say -- >> good morning, america!
>> there they are right now, two of the biggest boy band stars of all time. nick carter of the backstreet boys, jordan knight from new kids on the block. they are together now called nick & knight, a brand-new album and they'll perform live in just a bit. >> and they are men. they are boys no more. when a matchup. >> i know. exactly. >> we'll hear from them in our last half hour. the nfl season kicks off this week so tory is here with an incredible "deals & steals" for football fans. over 50% off must haves for any fanatic, all i have to say is who dat. who da national -- >> i was going to say, we are. we have a huge live event coming up this week on "gma." we're revealing the brand-new cast on "dancing with the stars." it's that time again. we can't wait to find out who will be on the new season and all the stars will be here
thursday. you'll see them right here. >> always a lot of fun. >> big morning. that is coming up. right now news from amy. good morning, everyone. and we begin with president obama heading to europe today to focus on the escalating crisis with russia. the president is showing solidarity with eastern european allies after troubling developments. russian president vladimir putin has been quoted as saying, he could take over all of ukraine in two weeks if he wanted to. an aide says it was taken out of context but ukraine has already warned of a great war that could cost tens of thousands of of lives unless russian troops leave the country and nato is preparing a troop of 4,000 to deploy to the region if needed. the u.s. launched new air strikes in africa sergeatargeti shabaab. the group linked to al qaeda that claimed responsibility for the bombing of an upscale shopping mall in kenya last year that killed 67 people. the air strikes reportedly targeted the group's leader, the
pentagon has yet to confirm whether he was killed. more severe weather is on tap today after labor day storms pummeled the midwest. eight tornadoes were reported from michigan to kansas, two of them confirmed with winds topping 100 miles per hour. hail the size of tennis balls pelted homes and cars near wichita. and downpours slammed detroit dumping 2 inches of rain in just one hour. ginger's forecast is coming up. well, the city of detroit's widely watched bankruptcy case moves to federal court with worker benefit and penguinss all at stake. city lawyers will argue that plans to trim about $7 billion in debt should be approved. those plans include hundreds of millions of dollars in donations, meant to soften cuts to city workers benefit and penguins plans. we've long known breast-feeding does a baby good but finding out about more benefits much researchers say breast fed babies have lower obesity rates and healthier diets by the time they turn 6
and found the longer a mother breast-feed, the lower the child's risk of throat, sinus and ear infections. this is going to be pun-tastic. a wild goose chase has ruffled feathers in one new york neighborhood. a beloved goose has been swiped off its front porch. the bird isn't real, an 80-pound concrete statue but this has been a neighborhood icon for years passed down from the owner's mom and always dressed for the holidays, parties and other special occasions. hopefully police will take another gander at the case and catch the thief. you were warned. back over to you. >> i think she snuck five in there. >> way to go. >> can i just say, amy, i'm so proud of you. >> i learn from the best, lara. >> thanks. now to a new study that takes on one of the biggest diet debates, is it more important to cut carbs or fat if you want to lose weight and stay healthy.
jen ashton here with what the researchers found. >> back away from the bagel. that is the one -- sorry. this is actually an interesting study. they compared a group of people followed them for a year. those on a low-carb diet got 30% of their calories from carbs over the day. low fat got about 30% of their calories from fat. at the end of the year indianapolis 500 not just about what we saw on the outside the low carb lost more, they lost eight pounds more but on the inside their risk factors for heart disease all improved significantly compared to the low fat. >> not even close. >> you're not surprised by this at all. >> i am not surprised at awe, you guys. i have been promoting this for years. it was in my second book which i talked about with you here. and the fact of the matter is you can actually eat more than you think. you have a lot more energy, you don't get the activation of those brain centers where we see surges after eating carbs and it's a very healthy way to eat. in moderation. >> so, jen, give us a picture.
a typical day, what does the look like. >> bacon and eggs actually for breakfast. not seven days a week but the majority of the day. for lunch a salad with grilled chicken not loaded with dressing then for dinner, fish, vegetables, plenty of fruit, lots of coffee. >> oh, lots of coffee. >> carbs fill you. satisfy you. >> temporarily but we burn right through them and what doesn't get used for fuel gets stored as fat. >> is onettier than the other? >> i think low carbs metabol metabolically -- >> cupcake -- >> bake away from the bagel, pancakes and walk away from the waffles. >> well done, jen. >> it's been nice. >> we don't like hearing it but we need to. >> i'm going to go do -- right now let's do a little "gma morning menu." first up in "pop news" how angelina and brad's kids helped plan every detail of their top secret wedding and we'll show you that stunning dress. plus what you need to know to
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isn't this genius. peel a lot of fruit in a short amount of time. is that a knife he has with him. >> it's a peeler. >> it's a peeler. that is incredible. that's all he needs. >> he's good at that. >> kidding eating their apples. thousands are watching on youtube and trending big overnight about to cross a million clicks. look at all -- how many apple pies you could make. >> i wonder how you decide you're going to do that. >> i don't know but it is close to apple picking season, right? weather. >> no rush though. no rush. >> okay. let's rush right into "pop news." shall we. your first look inside brad and angelina's wedding. "people" magazine has jolie on their cover looking beyond beautiful inner atelier versace gown and photos from the intimate affair on "hello!" magazine. the kids very involved in planning every detail.
maddox and pax walked mom down the aisle, the flower girls were zahara and vivienne and all the kids have al shabaab a hand in designing her gown and veil with images drawn by the kids. we love this idea. it's so personal. get this. pax was the cake maker. yes. 10-year-old pax baked the cake and something borrowed was taken care of when brad pitt forgot to pack a tie he got a loner from one of his sons. >> that's cute. >> really, really wonderful. congratulations again. next summer's box office is looking pretty good people. the sequel to that little diddy called "magic mike" has started production. steven soderbergh tweeted this with the caption "it's on." soderbergh has since retired, he directed it then he he requitir. he's back and wanted to be a
part of it in some way and really why wouldn't you, steven? "magic mike xxi" is the title. shannon tatum is back as mike lane who is a stripper and now we know it can be revealed that the plot line revolvers around his road trip to a stripper convention. >> what do you mean plot line? >> that is deep. robin. you have no idea what -- >> dialogue. all about the dialogue. >> my bad? and the convention. >> yes. >> and the convention. and finally how much would you pay for a piece of 33-year-old cake? how much? >> nothing. >> well, amy, what if i told you it was from princess diana's wedding to prince charles? >> still nothing. >> would you pay -- no, okay. not so much. someone paid $1400. the slice was just sold online in its original white and silver presentation box. i believe we call those doggie bags here in this country. it also came with a card that read "with best wishes from the
royal highnesses prince and princess of wales." this may strike you as odd. maybe this will answer your follow-up. it seems like an odd purchase but the auction house spokesperson said there is a huge community of dedicated royal cake collectors out there and some of you bought cake from as far back as 1840. now go ahead. >> how do they keep it? >> they freeze it, george and why do they keep it? that's the keep question that i will be pondering on my road trip to the stripper convention. >> wasn't there a "seinfeld" episode about this? remember when -- >> yes, yes. >> there always is. >> one about everything. >> that's true. that's what "pop news" and what people are talking about. >> "heat index" coming up. ginger with the weather. >> so my new friends out here were telling me they're from massachusetts. and they're part of team erin and aaron. we will be seeing times square all lit up and sill great and
celebrating part of the weather forecast and that includes what we can see here. a picture from just outside hollywood beach, florida. that is a waterspout. very thin and you can see that rotating over the ocean fortunately stayed out there. look for a high surf advisory outside brownsville thanks to that tropical storm going into mexico and some scattered storms elsewher >> thanks a lot, ginger, david murphy on the terrace it's muggy this morning. you feel it as you said outside. we're in the 70's headed for a high of 94 degrees. hot and humid. heat index up close to 100 in some spots this afternoon. there's also the chance of an afternoon or more especially an evening drenching thunderstorm. tomorrow less humid, and nice lots of sun returning, 88 is the high. nice again on thursday. and a bit on the hot side on friday. let's get you back to new york and "good morning america." could everyone help me wish this young lady -- your name. >> diane. >> a happy retime.
you got this part off your bucket list. all right. "gma," done. let ee get in to everybody else. >> happy retire. diane. first up in "heat index" trending big on "the new york times" website and just in time for all those young adults heading off to college an op-ed asking if that degree is really preparing students for the real world? the author citing a recent poll from the online job site after college saying that 83% of graduating college seniors said they didn't have a job lined up as of the spring and suggesting that colleges create a course in career training and make it a mandatory requirement for graduation. they said there's a diskept between the -- in the school about career options and letting them know how to go about to apply that degree to get a job. >> great idea. >> to give kids a way to also job interviews, all the things you have to have. skis you have to have. >> i like that idea but a debate whether college should be exploring yourself or tracking you into a --
>> why do you have to choose? have one class freshman year -- >> exploring is great until you have bills to pay. >> and exploring whether or not what you think you want to do is really what's suited for you. >> yeah. >> but it's also -- i learned how to --%. >> very practical. >> my new -- supply learned how to balance a checkbook in college. there was some wonderful life lessons -- >> did you have money to balance? >> not much so that made it a little bit easier. >> i learned -- >> you guys are on fire. >> welcome back, robin. >> okay, next up in the "heat index," this is a big one. what's more important if you have that afternoon slump, coffee or a nap? well, there's a new study that says that coffee nap may be the right way to do it of it's not scientifically completely c conclusive but the idea you have your cup of coffee before take ago i 20-minute nap. it takes 20 minutes for the caffeine to get into your system. a 20-minute nap is the ideal
length so if you go for 20 minutes the coffee and nap kick in. >> i might do some research this afternoon on that. that soups -- >> so counterterinu tiff. i love the idea and thaw wake up more alert and ready to go. two of my favorite things. >> coffee is waking you up. >> how that works, amy. >> i'll let you know tomorrow. >> all of you at home what mawas up up more, 52% a nap, 48% said coffee. also in our "heat index" robin williams' daughter sell da is making a return to twitter after deleting her account from her devices in august after the death of her dad, zelda became a victim of online bullying following her father's death and sharing a powerful message with her followers back online quoting her dad's "mrs "mrs. doubtfire" co-star harvey fierstein who said "never be bullied into silence. never allow yourself to be made
a victim. accept no one's definition of your life, define yourself." >> perfect. >> words to live by. >> i'm glad she feels like she can get back out there and i think everybody needs to just give her a break. >> so very important. all right. next up, everybody. on the "heat index," finding the perfect pair of jeans. we all know it's tough. and eight-in-one brand isn't the same as a size eight in another brand. it does eight things? a size eight in one brand may not be the same in another brarndz. becky worleworley, what did you. >> when i find those eight-in-one jeans you'll be the first to get them. if you ever ordered online, you know how it is. you go et them in your side and when they arrive sometimes they fit. sometimes they don't. well why is that? that's the question we set out to ansz. ♪ 12 inches is a foot.
16 oupszs is a pound. so all size jeans should have the same measurements, right? hmm. we ordered seven pairs of boot cut jeans all different brands. >> i normally wear a size. >> size 8. >> we asked two teach attorneys try them on. >> these are super high waisted. >> oh, yeah, i'm not buying these. >> of the seven brands each stever said only three fit them the way they expected. for clair it was gap. j. crew and express. for very lario, grab, j. crew and joe's and american eagle was the furthest from a good fight. >> i sit down and there's this. >> reporter: we asked 9 instructors at san francisco's academy of art university school of fashion to measure all the pants. >> all these size 8s were exactly the same size. >> not exactly. not even close. >> reporter: they found the waist measurements rank from 31 inches all the way up to 35 inches. >> probably wouldn't buy these.
>> reporter: since some sat higher or lower. >> too short in the back. >> reporter: this is somewhat an issue of style, the hip measurement were just as wide ranking. >> not too much give. american eagle the biggest at under 40 inches and joe's were the narrowest at 36. so four inches of difference in the hips. >> that's quite a difference. >> reporter: the leg circumference from a sizable span, two inches difference between the joe's and levi's. is this range abnormal? is there a stand forward for sizing. >> as far as i can see there is no standard. there's standards within a brand that conform form to what a customer wants. >> reporter: levi's responded saying trial is a critical component of finding the perfect fit. joe's explained the measurement in leg opening is small story offer a sexier take on the traditional bootcut." until we come up with virtual try-ons only way to find a good fit is one leg at a time.
american -- we are and i have to start this by saying american eagle declined to comment for this story but our conversation is really why would they do this? four inches of difference between these two size, it's a measuring employ. once you know what size you are in a specific brand you have one brand you love? >> i do. i like ag. >> and then what's your fave? >> i like gap and i also like joe's jeans. >> once you're locked in, you're locked in for life because you know what size you are. it's all marketing, girls. >> really. that is fascinating. thank you very much, beck. love that. and robin, you're outside. >> going to the bowl. are you ready for some football? we are so is tory jofrns who has gathered great "deals & steals" for our football fans. go to our website, goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! for everything you need to get the bargains. i took a peek sneak at the first one. i'm so excited. all i can say is who dat. >> we did this just for you from the nfl photo store.
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>> ♪ >> good morning. the revel casino in atlantic city shut down this morning. we asked mayor don guardian about the property's future. >> 50-50 this thing gets reoccupied. >> no, way more than that. it's a big piece of property. >> workers at revel are out there now looking for a job. workers can go to the atlantic city convention center tomorrow on wednesday to learn more about getting some assistance. good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 7:56. 8:26 i should say now on this tuesday, september 2nd is. let's head over to karen rogers. she's taking a look after 95. good morning. >> good morning, traffic a bit heavier than it has been most of the summer with more people going back to school. right now this is i-95 southbound approaching cottman and look at this, a 42 minute ride from woodhaven to the vine so particularly slow on i-95. a handful of accidents today. and, see that right here on the maps. one in norristown on west main
street at sand bridge. another on germantown pike at jolly road and yet another here on summit avenue and pennsylvania avenue in fort washington so a few accidents out there we're looking at right now. live in chester county, the 30 bypass at 322, eastbound traffic jammed from 340 to 113, tam. >> okay, thank you, karen. even if you're somebody who gets up early to get that exercise in, david murphy, you are still feeling the effects of this humidity today. >> it's kind of too late. it feels and sounds like louisiana out here. i've got the cicadas buzzing in the trees behind me and it's muggy. 77 degrees right now feeling very humid across the region. 73 in allentown, almost 80 down the shore and this afternoon a high of 94, hot and humid conditions, very sweaty out there with heat indexes approaching 100 degrees in the afternoon. late today and this evening we'll be on the lookout for some showers and thunderstorms, tam. >> thank you, david. famous -- two famous boy banders come together to form a group. take a listen, see you what
♪ i know you've thinking you're better off leaving but you'll never going to find another me ♪ ♪ whoa ho ho you're going feel so stupid when you realize what you did no one could make you feel like me no one else is going make you go ♪ ♪ whoo-hoo it'll never be >> nick carter and jordan knight performing "one more time" off "nick & knight" after yearing of making music with new kids on the block and backstreet boys. >> they have fans. they've got moves. yes. hey, also coming up, "duck dynasty's" phil robertson unfiltered. with a brand-new book out speaking out on family, religion
and stetting the record straigh on those comments that got him into trouble. robin. >> well, all right there, lara. thank you. let's get a big welcome to our colleague and dear friend david muir. he officially -- yes. hey. there was no applause sign, david. that was from the heart. i he takes over as the anchor of "world news tonight." beginning of a new and exciting ear r you know how we feel about you. i've known you and i've known of your passion and your devotion. this is something that you've thought about as a small child. >> yeah, you and i have talked about how important family is especially when you're a small child growing up. i was the 12-year-old with a dream and wrote to the local newscaster and waited for that letter to come back and finally did. he said, you know, there's always room for the right person, it could be you. and a week or two later i'm in the tv station carrying the tripods and the scripts and for years on my summer breaks they would let me come in and measure
how much i had grown from summer to summer on the newsroom wall with a bright red face but now i look back and so grateful to everyone who gave me a shot. >> you are the right person for being in that chair. you know that and it's not just about being in the chair. you're going to get out. that's what you are known for and you're going to continue to do that. >> i think the viewers at home who watch our reporting would say what happened to this guy if i wasn't still out in the field doing these stories and we're just back from the syrian border because there are so many children who have left syria with their families from middle class family, their parents were theechers, lawyers and now they're living in lebanon and the children are the ones who actually support the entire family. i want everyone to get their firsthand look at this. >> let's do it. >> reporter: there is no school bus waiting, instead a truck of the children soon spilling over. and we board the truck with them. we're not going to school. we're headed to the fields. she points out the way. this way? >> this way. >> this way? >> reporter: the children, their tiny hands holding on many from
middle class families in syria, now they are the ones who support their families. you're going to work on the potatoes. potatoes. yes. >> you never stop to think about that. >> the children supporting their families and they hire only the children because the adults would have to pay more and learn in the field even the little boys make more than the little girls and say the boys are stronger. >> oh, come on. >> we are shining a spotlight on this tonight and hopefully the world will remember there are children right now, you know, hundreds of thousands of them working, instead of going to school sflul's be all around the world and right here at home made in america. >> made in america. that's right. had say series and this is really the power of where i think the opening news is headed. viewers can now reach out and say when are you coming to our hometown. we discovered the one thing that will save jobs in america and be out there this week. spotlighting another company, another family determined to make it here. a family business from new england and they said we had offers to go to china, mexico and they stayed here and now there's a resurgence and creating jobs and we'll show you
what it is. >> always look forward to those reports. i hope you'll still make time for us on this little bitty show called "good morning america." please make time for us. you know how happy we are for you and just all the best. all the very best. >> everyone at home should know, robin, you have been cheering me on every step of the way. >> amen brother. "world news tonight with david muir." you can see it tonight and every night right here an abc. now to ginger with a final check of the weather. >> you know i'll be right there, david, with you, every night, as i am. i wanted to say hello and good morning. you wanted to say hi to family where? >> california and kansas city. >> so good morning from her and hello and then one more. you said to me, i didn't understand the sign. we love the what -- >> the matter babies. >> then she said what's the matter, baby. oh. i get it. >> nothing's the matter with me, baby. what's the matter with you. >> nothing is the matter with me. it is drying out in some parts of missouri. had more than 5 inches of rain. look at powell, missouri and
severe storm forecast will be the issue, baby from lexington, kentucky, up through western new york, look for strong >> thanks a million ginger, man is it muggy this morning. you'll feel it as soon as you head outside, much the way it was the last couple days across the region. in the 70's now getting up to 94 for a high. hot and humid and there could be a drenching thunderstorm >> all that weather brought to you by listerine. i wasn't going to miss you with this and don't worry, happy birthday. thank you. now to phil robertson, the man behind the "duck dynasty" clan is out with a new book "unphiltered" that covered a lot of business, the controversy over the anti-gay comments that got him suspended from "duck dynasty." we sat down with him to talk about it. >> reporter: he's the outspoken patriarch of one of america's most famous families. millions welcome him into their homes every week on "duck
dynasty." phil robertson is also 68 years old and not about to change who he is or what he says. >> wow. >> i mean look at our culture, dude. you can look in any direction and go woe. >> reporter: his comments have gotten him into trouble but robertson isn't backing down in his aptly named book "unphiltered." >> people will read it and decide for themselves but people need to get in their head, dude. i don't hate anybody. >> reporter: he says the book is partially to clarify comments that got him into hot water. the comments were published in "gq" magazine earlier cowing homosexual behavior a sin. >> the only place i know of that i could have gone to answer that question would be a bible. the dictionary wouldn't have explained it and an encyclopedia would have explained whether it was a sin or not so i went to the only source i had to answer this question. >> reporter: would you consider yourself a homophobe? >> i'm as much of a homophobe as
jesus was. people who participate in homosexual behavior need to know i love them. >> reporter: long before the beard he was a clean-cut college quarterback who gave up football when it interfered with duck hunting season. he says he was an alcoholic, a wom womanizer, until he found jesus at the age of 28. that conversion changed his life strengthened his marriage to miss kay and turned his hobby of making duck calls into a multimillion dollar business. >> i'm a highly educated man, maybe a sharker to some, i have a masters degree. i'm no dumbo. >> reporter: his comments about growing up in pre-civil rights arkansas rubbed some the wrong way and told "gq" i never with my eyes saw the mistreatment of any black person not once." you say that but they couldn't go to the same school. they couldn't use the same water fountain. >> there is one race, one race on this planet.
it's called the human race. we're all the same. to me there is absolutely nothing that as color to do with it. >> reporter: there's a lot more in the book much of it religion. a lot said it's the gospel according to you. >> well, it's the gospel according to the scriptures. i didn't dream it up. >> reporter: robertson also dedicates a chapter to money. i guess having money in the bank gives you a little piece of mind but it really hasn't changed our lifestyle much. another chapter tackles what robertson calls america's addiction to social media. >> i don't have a cell phone. i never turned on a computer in my life. so whatever america is saying or not saying about me true or untrue, what they need to understand is i'm not hearing it. >> reporter: like we said, don't expect phil robertson to change. for "good morning america," ryan
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♪ let it go disney's megahit "frozen" may not have become the top grossing film without "let it go quote. the triple platinum hit inspired tributes and our sing---long. but even before that "let it go" changed the fate of "frozen." ♪ let it go >> reporter: the song has become a global phenomenon and inspired a generation of tiny budding singers. ♪ let it go let it go >> reporter: to unleash their inner elsa. ♪ i don't care what -- >> reporter: but elsa didn't start out as the misunderstood character? they made her blue and spiky hair and just your quintessential evil queen. >> she had a coat made out of
living weasels. all the weasels would crawl up her and make this living fur coat. >> reporter: once upon a time elsa was the villain until fate stepped in and the form of songwriters. >> we were still writing a villain song. and we started getting into the head space of what you'd feel like if you were that isolated. >> limit her contact with people and keep her powers hidden from everyone. >> we knew in this moment she'd go through a transformation from repressed to letting her powers out and sort of trying to get away from society and be who she really was. ♪ >> and once we started kind of writing from that -- from the reality of that, we found that we had something to say. >> so -- >> we got this hook. >> kristin got the hook "let it
go." >> because she had to let go of everything she knew and it was this moment of exhilaration when she could finally let go of all she had been holding inside. ♪ couldn't keep it in heaven snows i've tried ♪ >> and the song wrote itself very quickly. it was a day and a half. ♪ well now they know let it go let it go ♪ >> and we sent the demo out and everyone went, oh, my gosh much that's great. shoot, we have to rewrite the whole thing. >> i don't think they said shoot actually. it was a little more four-letter than that. >> i went, oh, god. i have to rewrite the entire movie again. >> reporter: the song changed the entire plot and movie history was made. ♪ the cold never bothered me anyway ♪ >> so glad they made those changes. and you can catch the story of "frozen" tonight at:00, 7:00
central right here on abc. and, hey, we want to know how many types have you seen it? how many types have you seen -- >> 12 times. >> i figured. >> 12 times 12. >> tweet us using #socialsquare. coming up megaboy band stars nick carter and jordan knight are performing livement don't go anywhere. "gma" iscould go right back.
it is a match that is made in boy band heaven. nick carter of the backstreet boys. [ cheers and applause ] jordan knight of new kids on the block. [ cheers and applause ] >> whoo! coming together to form a dynamic duo with a brand-new album. they're going to perform the lead single off "nick & knight." you got to love that "nick & knight" but first you got a chance to chat. great to have you here. you've been so fun all morning long. you guys with your respective bands toured together and that's when you decided maybe this was
something that's going to work. >> i thought so. i mean we performed a lot on stage together and we seemed to have a chemistry really and we both love doing music outside of the group and we just thought it had be a good idea. we first were talking about doing a tour and he doing solo music and i would do solo music and said it might be a treat for the fans and twist to do a whole album together. >> and seemed like you guys were always in that tour would always be synced up together in they did pair us up together. maybe i'm the blond version of him. i don't know. tell us what we can expect with the new music. >> we're proud of the album. you know, listening to it, i mean, it's fresh, you know, it's -- we can dance to it. you know, we think the fans are going to love it. [ cheers and applause ] i mean, it's great songs. great song, great music. >> yeah. you go out on tour beginning in a couple of weeks. >> yes. >> we're hearing online people want to know, people want to know, are we going to see some
special guests with you perhaps any of this? >> we always like -- we always like surprises when we -- when we tour, and you can get tickets at nickandknight.com. >> hashtag. >> but always like to do new fresh things and special guests would be one of them, of course. you know, that's why we're doing -- we don't like to do just the old hits but we love doing new music and doing new things for the fan. >> you're staying busy because you have that little vh-1 show. [ applause ] >> you know about that? >> nick carter, tell us about it. >> a show on vh-1 that comes out on the 10th. september 10th and it's my life with my wife now and how difficult it is to be in a relationship with someone of like me. >> oh.
>> yeah. reel quick. you went to a wedding over the weekend. >> oh, yeah. oh. >> someone wanted to know how was the wedding. >> the wedding was absolutely buft in a quaint town outside chicago. they are a match made in heaven. i'm so happy for them. >> donnie wahlberg. >> yeah, it was great to be here. >> jenny mccarthy and donnie wahlberg got married over the weekend. the new kids on the block were the groomsmen. i thought that was so special for donny to ask us to do that and so -- >> yeah. >> you know, good luck and god bless -- >> that's nice. thank you, jordan. thank you, nick. you know what's special right now, ready to hear a little "nick & knight"? "one more time." the lead single off their brand-new album out today. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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future. good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 8:56 on this tuesday, september 2nd. let's head over to karen rogers. she's dealing with a new accident. good morning. >> good morning. new accident in king of prussia. 202 sobbed. as you're headed towards the mall doing any back to school shopping you've got this accident blocking the left lane and you see it's cause something slowing on 202 southbound in king of prussia so just watch for that one. we also have an accident in montgomery county and it's causing a closure here, llewes street shut down between chestnut and main street. use ninth or seventh as your alternate for that. on i-95 approaching cottman jamming at this point from cottman to girard. a disabled vehicle, though, has cleared there on i-95 southbound. you still have a 30 minute ride -- 39 minutes from woodhaven to the vine. new jersey 42 northbound traffic looking a little better since the accident cleared near the atlantic city expressway. now a 29 minute ride from the a.c. expressway to the walt whitman bridge. >> thank you karen. it is incredibly humid out there and it's going to be hot.
let's go on over to david murphy to get the latest. >> tam, as promised those numbers are really jumping. take a look. we're at 80 right now in philadelphia and a couple of ticks higher than that in millville. now up to 78 in allentown and the humidity is very noticeable. today's high is 94. hot and humid. there will be a late day or evening drenching thunderstorm in some spots and then less humid tomorrow so we don't have to deal with this too much more. 88 degrees is tomorrow's high, tam. >> thank you david. coming up on "action news" at noon we'll have a live update on the fbi's investigation into the hacking of celebrity i cloud accounts. also more on this protest by senior citizens in spring garden this morning. that's all ahead on "action news" at noon. next up on 6abc. i'm tamala edwards. have a great tuesday. >> ♪
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