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good morning, america. new overnight. deadly tornadoes. dozens of twisters reported touching down wiping out nearly half of one texas town. injuring dozens. trapping families in their homes. >> there goes the school! there goes the school. >> 150 people inside this school when the roof was ripped off. this church leveling. and this morning, major flash flooding. dozens of dramatic water rescues. this pregnant woman and a baby air lifted to safety. and the baseball game nearly snowed out. decision day. the nfl getting ready to hand down its ruling on tom brady. a chorus of people calling for him to be suspended. will roger goodell come down hard on the game's biggest star? outrage in the air.
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pilot makes an emergency landing. a young girl and her family kicked off a plane. the mom says because the daughter has autism. how the family is fighting back this morning. oh baby. what a grab. a dad snagging a foul ball with one hand and baby strapped to him. what the mom is saying this morning about her big mother's day surprise. and we do say good morning, america. on this merry monday. hope everybody had a fantastic mother's day weekend. and boy, did you see that catch by the dad. zblun plooeable. there's some reflexes right there. >> yes, indeed. happened in philadelphia yesterday afternoon. he's very proud of himself. >> didn't wince at all. that ball was coming in hard. >> and the binkie never left the mouth. >> a very chill baby. a very chill field.
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coors field in colorado. completely covered in snow before sunday's game. may plowed it. played the game. a wild weekend of weather. deadly or the day does and flooding. rob marciano starts us off in van, texas. one of the hardest hit areas. good morning, rob. >> reporter: good morning, george. like lay strong tornado hat hit here last night. burying an suv that's been flipped. behind that, a home that's flattened. 26 people injured. triaged and taken to area hospitals. in arkansas a tornado there claimed the lives of two people. another terrifying night across the central u.s. >> inside! >> reporter: overnight, scenes of destruction here in van, texas. a tornado touching down. leaving dozens injured and widespread damage. >> my stomach went in knots. i didn't think it would be this bad. >> reporter: capping off a
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weekend of mother's day mayhem from mother nature. severe storms. barrelling down on the central u.s. bringing a dangerous mix of tornadoes, flooding blizzard conditions. at least a dozen tornadoes reported sunday. including this one in lake city, iowa. >> there goes the school! there goes the school. >> reporter: watch as the roof of this school is lifted completely off and disintegrates. its debris swirling in the air. >> that's the [ bleep ] school. there goes the roof off the school. >> reporter: a frightening ordeal for the people inside the school at the time for an awards banquet. powerful winds sending these lawn chairs flying. >> holy [ bleep ]. >> reporter: and rising flood waters causing major damage. like this sinkhole that used to be parking lot. and leading to rescues. in some cases, the flooding so veer rescue by land not an option. the national guard forced to air lift many to safety.
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including this pregnant woman and her best friend's bayby. >> they couldn't get to us by boat. >> reporter: they made it to safety just in time. in east texas, a flood watch up today. the veer threat has moved off to the east to the gulf coast. across the mississippi river. as far nofrt as the great lakes. this smaszive storm. that does stretch far to the north. clayton sandell reports from south dakota. >> reporter: south dakota slammed with a one-two punch from mother nature. this tornado taking aim at delmont mid morning sunday. it damaged 30 homes. taking out the town's brand-new fire station. along with a centuries old church where sunday school kids ran for cover. >> we huddled in the basement and the bathroom. we knew it wasn't good. >> reporter: nine people were injured. the storm knocking out power and running water. but mother nature wasn't done.
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walloping the western part of the state with blizzard-like conditions and nearly two feet of snow. turning highways dangerously slick. >> i have fefr seen snow in may. >> reporter: those whiteout conditions extending to colorado coover over the weekend. snow as much as two to three inches an hour. bringing down trees and power outages. this tornado had peak winds of 130 miles an hour. you can see the damage that causes. now right now, there is no running water. no electricity here. so even for the people who have homes to come back to everyone must stay out until the repairs are made and that can take several days. robin? >> thank you, clayton. we have other sad news. a routine traffic stop in mississippi turned deadly. two lifrs were gunned down over the weekend. this morning, four suspects are in custody, expected to appear in court. a memorial this afternoon for the falling officers.
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mara schiavocampo is here with the latest. >> reporter: robin, good morning. officials haven't said why those men suddenly opened fire marking the first time officers were killed in that area in three decades. this morning, a city grieving. after two mississippi officers one once named officer of the year the other, just a rookie are killed in what was supposed to be a routine traffic stop. >> it was like six loud gunshots. >> reporter: four suspects now behind bars. two of them 29-year-old marvin banks and 22-year-old joanie calloway charged with capital murder. it started saturday night when 34-year-old hattiesburg officer benjamin deen pulled over a gold cadillac escalade. he calls fellow officer for backup. shots are fired. banks fleeing the scene. allegedly stealing one of the
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officer's patrol cars. >> let he out. >> curtis, did you do it? >> no sir, i didn't do it. >> reporter: all four suspects taken into custody on sunday. officer d erk en leaves behind two children and his wife his high school sweetheart. officer tate graduated from the police academy just a year ago. the race for the white house now revving up with the top gop kptds out in force in south carolina talking of national security as a brand-new poll in the key state of new hampshire offers up new evidence this is a wide-open race. this new poll shows the field about as bunched as it could be. >> you have six declared candidates. another half dozen will get in over the next month. there is nothing close to a front-runner. look at the ploom berg poll in new hampshire, where the candidates are spending most of their time. essentially, a four-way tie for first lace. those candidates not far above
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the rest of them. number five? donald trump. >> you showed jeb bush. he came out supporting probably the most controversy decision of the george bush presidency. >> invadeing iraq was probably the toughest decision that was made. jeb bush asked if he would do the same he said yes. he says i'm not going distance myself from my brother on iraq. >> we'll be watching this one. jon karl thank you very much. the latest on deflategate. tom brady could learn his punishment later today. it's a big decision for roger goodell. ryan smith is outside nfl head quarters in new york with more on that. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning to you, robin. while the nfl has told us there's been no decision made yet on deflategate, no timetable
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for one, the league has a weighty decision on its shoulders. what to do, if anything, about the alleged involvement of one ofits biggest stars. the nfl telling abc news they haven't determined a timetable for a decision yet. but many speculating one could come as early as this week. brady, who has been coy about the controversy -- >> i don't have really any reaction. >> reporter: -- was hit hard by the 243-page deflategate report released last week. stating sit more probable than not brady was at least generally aware of the up appropriate activities involving the release of air from patriots' game balls. the scandal transcending sports. >> he [ bleep ] knew. >> reporter: and drawing the ire of pundits. >> they need to suspend tom
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brady for a year. >> he's involved at a very intricate level. >> reporter: media outlets pleading for a suspension. now, roger goodell in the hot seat. some nfl fans wonder whether his relationship to patriots owner robert kraft and the popularity of brady will affect his decision. people writing -- who runs the nfl, roger goodell or bob kraft? it's your move roger. typically, the league can punish with discipline included but not limited to $5,000. if they issue punishments, how far will they go? that's the question. >> joining us our good friend and espn football analyst, jesse palmer rks you have talked about you could see a fine coming brady's way. you heard in ryan's report, the outcry for a stiffer penalty. >> a lot of people hoping the nfl will take action and make an
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example out of tom brady. ultimately i think a fine is significant enough. cheating is cheating. if you look what the new england pateriots allegedly did, it's a minor infraction. it doesn't impact the game the same way as p.e.d.s or stealing signals. they won the afc title game 45-7 not because of deflated footballs. >> the colts were asked after the game and when this whole thing came up they said the patriots were the better team here. that is one issue, yes. it didn't affect the outcome of the game. and yes, it is a minor infraction. a lot of parents watching saying cheating is cheating breaking the rules breaking the rules. if you don't have a penalty for that what does that say to -- a lot of parent who is are with their kids? >> it's the wrong message. no doubt about it. fair play is the most important
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thing. you look at the xhirgs of the nfl, he normally wears two hats. he has to represent 32 owners in the national football league. on the other end, he has to quote unquote protect the shield. integrity is the most important thing. as a former player. as a fan of the game. he has an obligation. cheating is cheating. someone has to pay for this. >> we'll find out. >> it's not the end of it for sure. >> thank you, jesse. now theo the outrage with an airline this morning. a mother and her daughter kicked off because the daughter has special needs. neal karlinsky with the story. >> reporter: this morning, big controversy over the moments captured in this video. paramedics escorting the beegle family from oregon off the flight. the pilot made an emergency landing. the big threat? the beegle's 15-year-old daughter with autism.
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>> people were shouting leave her alone. let her go. >> reporter: her 15-year-old daughter, juliette has a tough time communicating. she's easily upset if she doesn't have hot food. she asked the flight attendant to provide a warm meal. >> no no no. we can't do that. >> reporter: first, she said they refuse period. >> i said maybe after she has a meltdown and is trying to crash and crying, then you'll help us. they said we'll make an emergency landing because of passenger with a behavior issue. >> reporter: you can see the family being asked to leave by a police officer. including juliette who appears calm as she gets up to leave. >> it was traumatic. >> reporter: united airlines saying the crew made the best decision for the safety and comfort of all customers. one passenger saying the girl could be a threat and she was howling. others say she was no more
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disruptive than a crying baby. and thought the emergency landing was extreme. this morning, donna says she plans to sue united calling it discrimination. and she's asked the faa to investigate. for "good morning america," neal karlinsky karlinsky, abc news seattle. >> faa will be on that one. we turn to amy for the morning's other top stories. a violent prison riot overnight. >> in nebraska. setting fire inside cells. the smoke the visible from outside the building. it all started when guards tried to break up a large group of inmates. two of them were assaulted. two inmates wouned. one of them shot. officers working overnight to secure the facility. an apparent snub this morning from one of america's biest allies in the middle east. overnight, the new king of saudi arabia says he will not attend the arab summit this week. he blamed a scheduling conflict.
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it's been viewed as a sign of the saudis growing concern about a u.s. nuclear deal with iran. a health concern with former president jimmy carter. he's cut short a trip to south america. he said he wasn't feeling well. he's 90 year old. no other details have been released. and it could take days to clean up an oil spill in the hudson river caused bay transformer fire at a nuclear plant north of new york city. thousands of gallons leaked. officials insist there is no risk to the public or environment. major scare during this choir rehearsal in china. the stage suddenly collapsed, without warning. sending everyone plummeting to the ground. eight singers were injured. their are thankfully recovering this morning. and finally, it was a mother's day to remember at the ballpark for one father. in philadelphia. take a look. when a foul ball is hit into the stands mike capko makes a one-handed grab all with his
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7-month-old son, kolton strapped to his chest. he flexes muscles with his wife smiling next to him. he says it was a natural reaction. not so natural for mom who said later she was still shaking. we all know every mom's reaction would be to duck and cover the child. the father is like i got this. the gm of the phillies said he was think of offering a deal to the guy. all right, now to the first lady, michelle obama, delivering a powerful commencement speech over the week end, and opening up to the pressures she felt as the first african-american first lady. >> michelle obama. >> reporter: the first lady uncensored. >> the road ahead is not going to be easy. it never is especially for folks like you and many. >> reporter: giving an inspiring and impassioned speech this
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weekend at tuskeegee university. tackling everything from ferguson to baltimore to racism. >> while we've come so far, the truth is that -- those age-old problems are stubborn. and they haven't fully gone away. >> reporter: she says she was held to a different standard at the nation's first african-american first lady. >> cable mus referred to me as obama's baby mama. the first time on a magazine cover. it was a cartoon picture of me with a huge afro and machine gun. it knocked beback a bit. >> reporter: she called it noise. >> it did not define me. it didn't change who i was. it didn't hold me back. >> reporter: her advice ignore the noise and stay true to themselves. for "good morning america," cecilia vega abc news san
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francisco. >> see those young graduates to be able to hear a message like that from the first lady. let's get back to rob in the devastated town of van, texas. fears of flooding as well rob, is that the case? >> yes, robin. with this severe weather outbreak we have had a tremendous amount of rain. we have puddles of water and mud. yesterdahere's a picture of a washed out road. you'll see more of this across east texas and louisiana. let's get to the select cities brought to you by walgreens.
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>> reporter: hey everybody david murphy here with an update from accuweather. nothing showing own storm tracker 6 live. some low-lying cloud cover might be putting mist on your windshields in some spots. you can see the clouds looking at the ben franklin bridge on sky 6. temperatures are in the 60s in most neighborhoods, we're mucky to start out. this afternoon we'll get a warm high of 85. it's warm and humid. slight chance of a spotty shower, most of you miss that today. tomorrow, warm again, 875 thunderstorm here or there better wednesday. robin, back to you. coming up here on "gma," turning the tables. top nfl draft pick jameis winston now suing the woman accusing him of sexual assault. also ahead, the woman arrest
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arrested for the disappearance of her fiance on a kayak trip. her side of the story this morning. and the video showing terrified tourists running from bear. the new warning. close encounters of the simply amazing time. ginger on an incredible journey this morning. join us on our hidden worlds adventure.
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>> good morning everyone, i'm matt o'donnell, 7:26 monday, let's get an update on i-95. the accident was blocking two right lanes, but now it's one
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lane. there was a vehicle facing sideways we have crews blocking one lane. approaching highland avenue you can see how slowly everybody is going from past the delaware state line to the blue route with the accident blocking one lane instead of two. we have tire debris scattered all over the road on the turnpike westbound you can see the traffic approaching willow grove to past fort washington 17 miles per hour a slow go is there. two accidents on 295 on 42 have cleared. but now an accident lower landing road to 42. >> reporter: it's a bit hazy with sky cover. david murphy has the weather. >> reporter: take a look at temperatures we're up to 70 in
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philadelphia. 67 in millville. muggy across the region, documents in the mid 60s it's not oppressive but noticeable. it will be warm an humid, high of 85. a pop-up shower can't be ruled out, most of you stay dry. tomorrow warm 875 thunderstorm here or there. mainly dry. wednesday we're back in the 70s and more comfortable. >> watch a dad catch a foul ball while holding his son at the phillies game the story at 6abc.com.
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good morning, america. and right now, we are -- tracking those deadly deadly storms. >> and right now, number one draft pick in the nfl, jameis winston, filing a countersuit against the woman accusing him of sexual assault. and a new warning after a scary close encounter. plaque bears caught on camera chasing visitors. like bears are saying this is our turf. this is our home. >> crazy. good morning america on this monday morning. closer to revealing the hidden worlds ginger is heading into. she's been on let's see, planes boats. now she's trekking to get to this morning's stunning location. incredible journey. you have to see this. she's about to take the plunge into a place most of us have never seen before.
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and we cannot wait to join her for that. >> she's gone so far for that. we begin with the latest on jameis winston, the nfl's top draft pick is fighting against the woman accuseing him of sexual assault. filing a countersoout accusing her of lying to damage his reputation. >> reporter: known for his punishing prowess on the field. practicing with his new team on friday. >> i was happy to the with the team again. ready to be a buc. >> reporter: theus taking an aggressive stance off the field. the tampa bay buccaneers rookie quarterback dogged by allegations he sexually assaulted a student in 2012 now filing a countersuit against his accuser, erica kinsman. >> i want to know like why me?
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>> reporter: kinsman filed a civil suit against him last month, seeking more than $15,000 in damages. now, in his koupt soout, winston winston, who claims the sex was con consensual claims kinsman is motivated by greed and has mounted a false and vicious media campaign to vilify mr. winston. that's not all. the 21-year-old heisman trophy win, who just clinched a $25 million contract with the bucs is asking kinsman to pay $75,000 plus punitive damages. >> that troubled past is entering the national football league with him. >> reporter: kinsman's attorney telling abc news the suit is a frivolous intimidation stunt with no factual basis. lovie smisth says he's not concerned about the legal woes
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affecting winston's game. >> we all have things we're dealing with off the field. guys no when it's time for football. >> reporter: one of kinsman's attorneys saying this countersuit is counterintuitive. he's aljing injury of his reputation all of his past conduct will become front and center. one of the coaches describing winston as ahead of the game. >> is this countersuit a legal move or a p.r. move? >> it's a little bit of both. i think he's trying to do two things. number one is to blunt her case and try to force her to the table. number two is so he can say to sponsors and to the public not only did i not do this but look at this. i'm actually countersuing her. remember if he loses his case and she loses her case, he wins. and that's the crucial equation i think his lawyers are thinking about. >> but there is a risk here? >> there's a small risk. the risk is by saying as lrks
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insey points out, you damaged my reputation. my value in the marketplace has gone down that means any and all alleged bad acts that he's committed in his past come in. because, they impact the value of his brand. things that might not have come in in the past. some allegations of shoplifting some crab legs. another case in a burger king. those sorts of things might not have been relevant in the case. the question is does anyone else come forward? >> how vong is a case? >> his countersuit is not a strong case. if you view it from the point of view of no he doesn't care about winning, it might be a good move. we have the latest on the woman accused of killing her fiance while on a kayaking trip. her lawyer speaks out this morning. tom llamas has the story. >> reporter: this morning,
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35-year-old angelika graswald remains behind bars accused of killing her 46-year-old fiance on a kayak trip. >> i thing they've rushed to judgment and maybe jumped the gun. >> reporter: her attorney demanding bail hearing. new york police arresting graswald 12 days ago, accusing her of murdering her fiance vincent viafore. they were kayaking on april 19th when she says strong wind and choppy waters flipped their boats. sending viafore into the river. >> he just flipped. >> reporter: investigators shea there are up consistent sis in graswald's story. won't say what evidence they had to arrest her. in the days after the accident, she changed her facebook photo to this pose. posting this pic of herself kayaking with the kapgs, if only i could have paddled harder. uploading this seemingly light
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hearted video of her returning to the place where she med viafore. >> what a beautiful day. driving at the cornwall yacht club. yes. >> reporter: her attorney saying he's latvian, this is all a cultural misunderstanding. >> she comes from a society where weakness whether in the form of fear grief, is frowned upon. >> reporter: her lawyer says she would not benefit financially from his death. >> absolutely not. he did have a life insurance policy. she was not named as the beneficiary. she knew that. >> thank you to tom for that. we turn to train tragedy in washington state. where a 17-year-old girl was killed while walking on the tracks with two friends. they jumped to safety. she couldn't make it. gio benitez has the story. >> reporter: this morning, friends and family of christy barts are mourning a life lost
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too soon. >> always outgoing. superloving. wanted to help everyone. >> reporter: the 17-year-old struck and killed bay freight train saturday on this train trestle north of seattle. >> i hear a train whistle. i look up. ky see them running from the middle of the bridge. and i can see a train coming around the corner at them. >> reporter: it's crew stopping to perform cpr. it was too late. the high school senior's death, just the latest deadly encounter on the tracks. >> i just hit kids on a bridge. train energy on the bridge, over. >> reporter: in november 21-year-old victoria bridges was hospitalized after a run-in with a train in lynchburg, virginia. her friend,than, killed instantly after being hit. this vid voe showing the crew of the film midnight rider racing to get away from an approaching freight train.
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sara jones killed in the collision. six others injured. these two women in virginia were luckier. this video capturing the dramatic moments last july as they tried outrunning a freight train on an indiana trestle before finally lying down in the middle of the track. the train rolling right over them. both escaping with their lives. for "good morning america," gio benitez, abc news new york. >> stay off those tracks. let's go back to rob for the weather. >> goo good morning the cold air that is parts of the system especially to the north invigorated the storms to the south. denver, has snowfall in town, in nebraska they had a foot and a half and over a foot in south dakota with blizzard conditions there. these are actual temperatures not windchills. well below average. that's a look at the big
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it is 7:43. we're back now with that warning about bears after a close encounter at yellowstone national park. an angry mama bear chasing tourist who is got too close to her and her cubs.
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this time it ended well. here's matt gutman with what you need to know to stay safe. >> reporter: this morning, a warning at one of the country's most popular national parks. >> keep running! >> reporter: watch as this black bear and her three cubs appear in the middle of a bridge. >> go go go! >> reporter: the bears appearing to be following tourists. sending them running. the stunned visitors hiding behind car doors, waiting iffer the bears to take off in the opposite direction. and it's not just parks. across the country, in connecticut two days early. >> granby 911. where's your emergency? >> a plaque bear has me cornered here. >> reporter: they're lurking everywhere. captured on tape just feet way from terrified homeowners. >> these bears do wake up with warmer weather. they're thirsty. hungry. this is their time of year. >> reporter: i recently visited
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with doug creator of a foundation that protects bears and their habitat. he showed us tex neex that might help. if you don't have much time the calculate, do you run, do you stand in try to make yourself large? make a lot of noise? >> you would never run. >> reporter: never run. >> absolutely never run under any conditions. you would talk in monotones, i'm all right. i'm all right. you're all right. there's nothing wrong here. >> reporter: back in yellowstone, there's no more dangerous place than between a mother and her cubs. authorities urged tourists to always use caution and distance when this close to wildlife. for "good morning america," matt gutman, abc news los angeles. >> gotta remember that. i'm all right. you're all right. >> i'm running. coming up death defying stunts. a daredevil on the ledge. 43 stories high. you will never believe what he
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let's get over to amy now, social square with the speed teed. >> check out this death-defying video. from a russian stuntman. this daredevil clearly has a different idea of what a working vacation is than most of us. he's sitting on the 43rd floor of this hotel in dubai. he leaps from pillar to pail lar,lar pillar hundreds of feet in the air. all while holding a camera to capture the moment. you can hear the wind. how about a summeromersault with a selfie stick. it's hard to watch. he says he feels like a bird in the air. he admits one false move could lead to disaster. here's a news flash. you're not a bird.
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you don't have wings. amazing to watch. so far, so good. >> no way, man. no way. no way. >> we can't show ginger that. because you know she loves the extreme -- types of things. >> no thanks. >> you're not going believe what jing sir about to get into. >> look at that. >> we'll take you inside all the action. a place few of us have ever seen. >> none of us. >> no no, no, no no no. look at that. i follow her on instagram, too jesse. >> the pictures are incredible. >> don't miss the breath-taking ed aadventure adventure.
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7:56 on this monday, a fast-moving fire in philadelphia's kensington sex left four people hurt. broke out on kensington avenue at 6:15 a.m. there are reports of people jumping from second floor windows to get to safety. let's go to karen rogers with traffic. >> reporter: matt we have an accident on the schuylkill expressway approaching the boulevard we have an accident where the vehicle was facing the wrong way blocking the two right lanes on the schuylkill expressway. westbound approaching the boulevard heading toward city avenue you're dealing with this.
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police are on the scene they pushed many vehicles off to the side. you can see penndot and police on the scene and westbound traffic jammed on the schuylkill expressway approaching girard to the boulevard. meanwhile, we had an accident i-95 with a vehicle facing sideways. we have a backup even though the accident is cleared northbound cleared from the delaware state line to past the blue route. an accident at woodhaven at academy into the center divider blocking the left lane. roads are clear and dry but a bunch of accidents matt. >> taking a live look at philadelphia international airport, some of the low cloud cover seems to be burning off a little bit. let's go over to david murphy with the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: cloud cover is in place, but it's not as low and as thick as it was. it's the biggest issue is it's feeling muggy. warm and humid 85. slilt -- slight chance of a
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pop-up shower most of you stay dry. tomorrow, 875 chance of pop-up shower in spots. a front comes through and we're cool and comrch starting wednesday. -- >> another fire in windsor, new jersey this is posted at 6abc.com.
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places you have never seen before. in one of the most remote places on the planet. 20 million of these crazy looking creatures swarming from every dex. it's all ahead as we say -- >> good morning, america. welcome to palau. [ cheers and applause ] great crowd joining us here in times square on this monday morning. and we are starting an epic week. look at where ginger is. >> how do i get at the job? >> i'm with you there, jesse. >> oh don't worry. you'll get it. >> it takes planes boats, one long trek to get there to this morning's stunning expedition. >> look at the drone footage of ginger's wild ride. it's a surprising sidden world like you have never seen. >> oh. >> her description of it is just unbelievable. looking forward to that. we have a dramatic weight
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loss photo a lot of photos like you have never seen. this is beth. you're looking at her before and after in the same photo. 150 pound. two years in the making. and just so inspiring. >> really is. >> you're going to share a photo with us that saved young boy's life. >> they say a photo is worth 1,000 words. how a photo potentially saved a young boy's life. >> thank you, jesse. let's go to amy with the morning rundown. authorities in texas saying ten people are unaccounted for this morning after a reported tornado ripped through the small city of van, east of dallas. search dogs will be combing through the debris today. in one home family of eight survived by hiding in a bathroom while their home was recused to splinters. two people killed. iowa a reported tornado ripped the roof off this school. everyone rushed into the basement in time thankfully. the storms triggered flash
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flooding. several people had to be rescued by national guard helicopters in texas. rob will have more shortly. developing right now, the investigations into the deaths of two police officers in hattiesburg, mississippi. four suspects set to make court appearances today. officers benjamin deen and rookie sker liquori tate were shot and killed. suspects allegedly fled the scene in one of the patrol cars. an parent snub overnight. the new saudi king will not attend the camp david meeting, citing a scheduling conflict. the move is being linked to growing concerns about the nuclear deal in iran. candid comments from prince harry. >> reporter: this morning, a very personal interview. prince harry told sky news he's ready to share his life with
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that special someone. >> it would be great to have someone else next to me to share the pressure. but, you know time will come. whatever happens, happens, i guess. >> reporter: he said he's looking forward to having family of his own. >> of course i would love to have kids right now. but there's a process. that one has to go through. >> reporter: many women from down under tried to fill the royal ring with a proposal. and a kiss. and another woman who promised she wouldn't kiss him. ung. harry proudly accepting gifts for his new niece. >> i'm so looking forward to seeing her, meeting her, holding her. >> reporter: overnight, little ones quizzed the prince. >> go you live if castle? >> sadly not. i don't own a crowd either. >> reporter: the fifth in line touring the place after a month on duty.
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he's showing the world why he's the people's prince of hearts. for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news london. new this morning. picture this. an all-expense paid vacation courtesy of the best boss ever. a chinese billionaire took all 6400 of his workers to france. they then formed the biggest ever human chain on a street in the riviera. the trip narkd company's anniversary and cost $37 million. 4700 hotel rooms they took up. one wild boar wept hog wild at the mall. shoppers couldn't believe their eyes when they saw a wild boar punch through the ceiling of this clothing store. she was so fierce in her hunt for a bargain, she held off police for four hours until shi timely came down. when she did, she bit a
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mannequin and then got trapped in a changing room. it all ended okay. she was tranquilized. sent to an animal rehab center. she's okay. can you imagine? you're shopping hello, there's a wild boar punching through the ceiling. >> only in hong kong. >> you said an animal rehab. >> yes. just to distinguish. >> people get angry when you can't find the right sale. >> it's true. >> you bite mannequin. whatever. pop news and weather coming up. let's go to lara in the social square. >> thank you, george. how one mom's cell phone photo saved her 2-year-old's life. a shocking discovery she made just in time. and george clooney is opening up about life with amal. why he says their marriage changed everything. and then our ginger zee, plunging into a hidden world. our "gma" cameras are rolling. all of that coming up.
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we're back now for a "gma" heat up dex. today's hot button [ bell rings ] there it is. one mom's life-saving discovery. she snapped a photo of her son. what she found saved her son. >> when julie fitzgerald took a snapshot she had no idea what the photo would ree veal. something in his eye caught her eye. she knew there was a serious problem. playing with his older brothers, 2-year-old avery looks like the
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picture of health. it was a picture that would reveal he was battling a silent killer. >> my world completely shattered. it literally changed in the blink of an eye. >> reporter: it all started when julie and patrick fitzgerald noticed unusual spots on avery's eye. >> i had this gut feeling in my stomach that something was wrong with his eye. >> reporter: still she brushed off that queasy feeling until she stumbled upon a story on facebook. how a white glow in photos could signal bigger problems. she snapped in photo. it revealed the telltale white in his eye. >> you have to see the doctor right way. if you miss that sign it may be fatal. >> reporter: they acted immediately. within days of taking that photo, their suspicions were confirmed. he had tumors covering 75% of his eye. though the toddler's eye had to
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beremoved, doctors say it was caught just in time. >> if we did not get this eye out, the cancer would spread to his brain. >> reporter: this is not the first life saving snapshot. just last month, another mom in arizona took action after seeing the very same glow in her infant daughter's eye. as for avery, he's now cancer-free. thanks to a mother's independent wigs. >> our lives went from normal to cancer. to a cancer survivor. it turned out to be our worst nightmare. but, it saved our son's life. >> you're okay. >> the fitzgeralds are not completely out of the woods just yet. they have to find out if avery will have to undergo chemotherapy. dr. besser says this type of cancer is very rare and usually presents its before the age of 3. parents, you have to look for
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science of the vision problems. next up on the heat index, one woman's dramatic weight loss inspiring many. her transformation taken to the lex nefl. captured in these before and after photos sweeping the globe. mara shaf mara shafchiavocampo has her story. at first glance these playful portraits seem to show two different women recreating moments. take a closer look. they're the same person. beth beard, flaunting her 155-pound weight loss. >> this has the foenl of being drastically life sblesing. before and after shots in a different way. >> reporter: beth enlisting her friend blake, to document her dramatic slimdown. he's the one who came up with the concept. before they knew it the beth project was going viral. >> what was going to be a few portraits of beth i ended up blowing it up into this photo
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essay, showing different sides of her. >> reporter: she says her incredible transformation began three years ago when she had gas brick bypass surgery. that alone is not a magic cure. >>st it's not for the feint of heart. they have a tough relationship with food. they have to be ready to confront that. >> reporter: beth says she's done just that. >> if i want to have a hamburger, i'll order a hamburger. but isle cut it in half. i'll only eat half. i'll take half home. probably not eat the bread. probably the biggest thing, psychologically is um not being afraid to leave food on my plate. i order smaller portions. >> reporter: if gastric bypass is something you're considering, eblg kating yourself is a must. >> nobody should do it without fully understanding what it means and having both eyes open. >> you have to confront yourself and say, okay how did i end up
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this way? what are the steps i'm going to take to change this physical self and love me? >> reporter: for "good morning america," mara schiavocampo abc news new york. >> she has good information there. a creative concept with the photos. >> i loved it. got some "pop news "? >> i do. george and mail clooney are trending big. the couple making quite a splash on the red carpet for disneyland for his upcoming movie. asked about married life, the two-time oscar winner gave an answer worthy of a fairytale. he said he wasn't sure how it would out. now he is. "tomorrowland" hits theaters on the 22nd. george is live with us. >> whoo-hoo! we love it when he stops by. >> he seems very happy.
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looking forward to having you, mr. clooney. also in "pop news." downton abbey fans. listen up. violet making the majestic man nor a pop culture destination for fans of the pbs show. now you can own the former royal hunting lodge, built in 1686 for 4 million pounds that's about $6 million american. for that you get eight bedrooms four resepgs rooms. several fireplaces. the original manor was built in the seventh century. the current owner says that now that the show is coming to an end, it's the right time to sell. i would say so. >> cha ching, cha ching, cha ching. >> she bought it years ago for
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about 1 million pounds. a nice markup. i'm sure it will sell right way. singer/songwriter ed sheeran releasing this video. ♪ i don't know if you have heard this song yet. it's beautiful. a real peek into his childhood from toddler to teen to dploebl superstar. racking up 1.6 million views so far since being posted on saturday. no wonder he's a multiplatinum lyricist with lines like thp the where our eyes are never closing, hearts are never broken and times forever frozen still. as in a beautiful photograph. if you're struggling to get out of bed, please know that you're not alone. we feel you. so do these little guys. take a look. they don't want to get out of their p.j.s either.
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this is an instagram account. that everybody is "pop news." >> let's have a couple more. >> underrated p.j.s. totally. little puppies. >> just right. good good morning guys we're looking at a threat for severe weather off to the east from the gulf of mexico across the mississippi river valley and north toward the great lakes that's where the severe weather is going to be. less tornados a possibility. we'll see damaging wind and hail. with ana up the coastline that will allow the humidity to build. feeling like july and august. meanwhile, cold in the pacific northwest, so far dry. that's a look at the national
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outlook, here's what's going on locally. >> reporter: we have the heat pump coming in from ana. the fog is trying to clear cloudy over the ben franklin bridge. getting brighter over the last hour or so. temperatures right now pushing close to 70. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows a high today of 85. it will be warm and humid with that air coming up over the top of the former tropical storm ana there could be a shower here or there, mainly dry. een showing you bits of this all morning long. now time to kick off the week of adventure. "gma's" "hidden world" series. >> ginger is taking us to the ends of the earth. she's brought along a drone. this morning she's diving right in. tell us where are you? where are you? >> this place is so surreal, you guys. h is palau.
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the iconic arch is natural. inside these islands, to many mysteries. unlike anywhere in the world. ♪ majestic. magical. mysterious. a swirling color palette of blue waters teaming with marine life. good morning, america. welcome to palau. a string of over 300 tiny green islands in the pacific. time stopped when these georges islands took shape at the end of the last ice age. gifting us with one of the most fascinating places on the planet. this tiny island nation is an underwater utopia with the world's largest shark sanctuary. and my friends here.
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a 400-pound napoleon. palau is home to a fluke of nature called jelly fish lake. i'm about to find out why. a 45-minute boat ride. now we're going to hike 20 minutes to jelly fish lake. the hike takes us to the other side of the tree tops. welcome to jelly fish trail. definitely humid. everything we need cameras and gear our crew and my local guide jake carried through the roads. he's carrying all the gear. and without shoes. is there these are my working shoes. >> reporter: a few more steps and there it is. oh yeah, we're getting into it now. as we swim out, i spot a few. and then boom. jelly fish nation. oh my god.
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there's so many. like floating through a living lava lamp. 20 million swirling globes of golden marshmallow puffs. but get this. the miraculous thing about these jelly fish? they don't sting. >> lack of predators not only has caused them on multiply buzz has caused them to lose their stinging cells. >> reporter: oh my gosh. so cool. this sun believable. it really is. so special. but the truth is whether you come to palau to snorkel at this
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sunken ship turned barrier reef scuba dive with the sharks and napoleons, or swim with the jelly fish just being in this place, witnessing the wonder of nature will make you feel like a kid again. wow, that was special. that was palau. now i can't wait to show you where we take you next. 1800 nautical miles west. stick around. >> that's on her way to what she's going to show us. is there that was just a pit stop. life in a lava lamp. i love that. >> to be able to go through the jelly fish and trust. >> we should say they're not totally stingless, they retain some stinging cells. scientists advise you not to kiss them by the way. >> thank you for that. that would have been my first up stipgt. >> ginger we love you. bring us more. she will. this is one of the world's most beautiful natural wonders. it's been hidden for millions of
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years. our drone cameras captured every step. >> you do not want to miss this. ginger is not the only one traveling. amy, you weptnt back to your alma mater and gave the commencement address. >> row should say yes as much as possible. to the scary stuff. the seemingly menial stuff. you'll be surprised how that one small three letter world with open doors. because opportunities are all around you. some of the stories i'm most proud of to this day only happened because i dropped everything including vacationing, and said yes. because if you don't say yes, i guarantee you, there is someone out there who will. >> mm. >> put that challenge down. >> i was going to add, at one point you tern right to say no.
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but -- >> and we know that no is a complete sentence. >> that's one of my favorites. >> when you're 22 you should say yes. >> that's true. >> which is why jing sirginger is halfway across the world right now. >> she's the youngest among us. >> it had to be great. >> it was a proud moment for me to be back there. back to my roots. >> great. >> congratulations. charlize theron will be here live in a little bit.
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>> a fast-moving fire in philadelphia's kensington section left four people injured. the action cam was live at the apartment building that caught fire on kensington avenue at willard street. crews arrived at 6:15 and found heavy smoke. there were reports of people jumping from second-floor floor windows. a story we're following on "action news." monday, may 11. we have an update on traffic karen. >> reporter: we have an accident approaching the boulevard westbound past city avenue it's off on the shoulder. crews have moved it off to the side allowing some of the traffic to get a -- through. it's jammed from approaching the
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boulevard to girard westbound. we had a handful accidents this one in medford burlington county route 70. a lot of accidents on the main highways. you might want to stick to new freedom road. expect slowing in new castle county on i-95 northbound. >> reporter: david has weather. >> reporter: 70 degrees in philadelphia, so we're off to a warm start and you'll also note it's kind of muggy this morning. this afternoon we're going for a warm and humid high of 85. we'll get sun spoking through at times. there could be a spotty shower here or there. but most of you will stay dry. tomorrow another high in the 80s is a chance of a spotty shower or thunderstorm. a front gets off the coast and behind it we're much more comfortable wednesday thursday and friday. >> the burlington county institute of technology said there will be an increased
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police presence at the school because of a nonspecific threat to the west hampton campus, no details released on the threat.
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[ cheers and applause ] big crowd out here in times square this monday morning. a lot coming up this half hour including charlize theron. she's here live talking about "mad max fury road" a brand-new action thriller. >> so psych to see that. and tlenhen reese witherspoon revealing her new project. get ready to track your life america. the secret to never losing anything ever again. i will be paying attention closely. but first, back signed to robin. >> yes it is. just sitting here chatting charlize theron is here kicking
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you know whats and taking names. she more than holds her own and then some against tom hardy in the title role. we're excited to have you back. it's chilly. >> what are you guys keeping in here? >> we're hanging meat in the back? all-purpose there. >> that's why you all look so gorgeous. >> because we're so frozen in time. really enjoyed the film. i was telling you, watched it with a budge of friends, piled up on my bed watching the screener. we saw you, the hair -- and or lack thereof. i understand it was your idea to do that. >> i was having a hard time figuring out now melt into this world, of mechanics with all the boys and not stick out like a sore thumb. after three years of trying to get this movie going, i just went okay i have to shave my head. >> it made ate lot easier. >> it was so much more than that.
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how you play her, the character. is so authentic. and it's an anti-hero. not the little girl in the back ground if the action flick. and the director george miller you said he was going to deliver this and this is why you wanted to be a part of it? >> yeah. you know you hear it. it's a common kind of story, it's some hat repetitive. we're going to create a female character that will stand along the man. >> a strong woman. >> it never quite pans out that way. you're always somewhere in the back of the frame in a push-up bra while he's doing everything. there was something about george i believed. he didn't let me down. >> you're really on equal footing with mad max. >> yeah yeah. >> you know? >> they're similar warriors. very rogue. they like to kind of survive on their own and they don't really like partners. and they want to just do it on their own.
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um and they've kind of lost all their social graces. they're kind of gruff. there's no -- >> i like how you put that. >> they have a lot of rough edges around them. i feel like guys always get to play those kinds of characters. it was nice to be a girl next to a guy playing that as well. >> it was equal footing. your character is really vengeance. is really what fuels her. >> what drives her. she's been hurt. she carries a lot of pain. she has a real need to go and find some redemption for herself. she drives the story through all of that pain and, and need for vengeance. >> she's broken the. you want to see a clip people? see how she does it with the boys? all right, down in back. let's take a look. >> 3,000 gallons of gasoline
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just like you asked. i'm gonna unhitch the pot. >> you said a few vehicles in pursuit maybe. we count three war parties. >> yeah well i got unlucky. >> i like you you got the walk and everything. in is the real mark that everybody in the studio stops. they look at the monitors to see the clip. huh? that's the real test right there. >> is that? what do you put this the coffee in here? everybody is really happy. i love it. i know you're not just doing this for me. >> we do appreciate when you come here. >> oh you're very sweet. >> you do a whole, are you going to do comedy again? >> i had such a blast working with seth macfarlane in a million ways to die in the west. that movie was such a gift. i'm not the go-to.
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like if it's the kind of movie you want to take ten prozacs, percocets, i'm your girl. i'm not the one to go to. it was nice when somebody thinks of me for them. when it's something specific like i get the sense of humor and can bring something. i loved working on that film with him. >> and the after parties are a lot more fun. >> my friends to enjoy them a lot more. they tend to come to them more often. other ones they're like i'm sorry, i can't get a baby sirte tonight. interesting. >> but this up with really is. i said i don't normally go for these types of flicks. but there is something about not just you but the entire cast that really -- um -- people will enjoy it. >> thank you. >> and it's part of the series. it has the cult following. >> i feel like people that loved the movies from the '70s and '80s will appreciate it. for the new generation they
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won't be lost. it really is a stand-alone movie. >> did you have a good mother's day? >> i did, i did. >> did you? >> well i'm a -- i'm a mother figure. >> you can still have a good mer's day. >> i had a great mother's day. >> i have great father's days. it's okay. >> what is in your coffee? you're going along with us. >> i don't know. a very nice gentleman gave it to me. >> thank you, charlize. we love how happy you are. i'm going leave it at that. we love that you're so happy and in a good place. >> thank you, thank you. >> you're very welcome. "mad max fury road" opens nationwide this friday. new apps that could make sure you never lose your keys again. high-tech trackers. becky worley put them to the test. ♪ yahoo! ♪ >> reporter: how often -- is your morning -- where are they -- wrecked by this? has anybody seen my keys?
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technology to the rescue. welling maybe. is there thanks to these babies we don't have to remember where we left stuff. >> reporter: in our how-to tech series david pog rks e has looked at six of the new track tracking vices thattrack tracking devices that pair with an app to help you track things. did you put one of these on your cat? >> no. >> reporter: it's not for finding felines. what are they for? >> tiny coin-sized bluetooth trackers. on your keerks luggage, purse, coat. something you misplace a lot. >> reporter: the devices chirp to alert you to their location. david's instructed our production team to hide my purse, keys waultd around the house. all with trackers attached. i'm going to fire up the tile app. i hear them. a-ha. bingo. >> most of them go for six
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months to a year without changing the bat rir. they're about 25 bucks. >> reporter: ta-da. there are visual aids too. >> most of them have the radar. the app on your phone shows a graph that grows as you get closer. it's like warmer warmer. >> reporter: oh. now it says i'm right on top of it. ta-da. found it. david's top picks with the pro-tag duet and the tracker bravo. he feels they need refinement. >> from the instructions to the design to the software there's a roughness to them. >> reporter: but the investment may be worth it for crophronic key losers like me. >> that likes like it may work. george here in >> reporter: george, here in van, tax taxes -- it can texas the clouds are here. it's not raining.
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we have flooding across arkansas and southern missouri and heavy rain across south texas five inches in spots. meanwhile, a warmup in store for the north. ana is releasing humidity, as well. it will feel like july and august. across the pacific northwest there will be heavier rain and scattered showers in orlando. niece a check on the national -- that's a check on the national outlook here's what's going on locally. >> reporter: we're warm and muggy, nothing on storm tracker 6 live double scan, maybe patchy fog that's burning off. today's high 85. warm and humid spotty shower possible, you mostly stay dry. you. coming up reese witherspoon, say that three times fast. has a brand-new project inspired by hur southern roots.
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we're back now with the latest on reese witherspoon. she gave her mom a special mother's day surprise on "saturday night live" this weekend, coming clean about a long-held secret. take a look. >> okay this is bad, you guys. but mom, i'm really sorry that that one time in high school i
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said i was sleep over at ashleys. instead, i checked into a hotel with my boyfriend. i felt so guilty i left and went back to ashley's house. >> okay well now you know reese's mom. she forgave her. the oscar win sir opening up about a new venture inspired by her family and southern roots. paula faris has the details. >> reporter: she's an award-winning actress. style icon. savvy sbrerpentrepreneur and businesswoman. >> i think this might be really cute on you. >> reporter: now, reese witherspoon is bringing this style to her new company, draper james. >> we have mint julep cups. >> i think this is special. and i love lace. >> reporter: is every piece reese-approved? >> yes. i mean so many times, too, i've gone through so many things over and over again. so there's a lot of care and love many this project.
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i don't get involved unless i am touching everything and seeing. it's my family name. draper james is my grand mother's name and grandfather's name put together. >> reporter: how long has this been in the works? >> i've been working on it for three years. it's been so much fun. >> reporter: with grapedraper james, witter spoon is joining the celebrities like jessica alba and blake lively. what are some of the favorite desteins? >> the handbags by southern girl. >> reporter: another favorite? >> stationery and notes. i've been obsessed since i was a little girl. something about southern girms and monograms. if it's not moving it's
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monogrammed. >> reporter: i'll thank you for for teaching me how the get my southern on. >> y'all. plural or singular. how are all y'all doing? >> that's hard to say. 70% of draper james products are manufactured in the u.s. >> i love this dress. >> reporter: and the goal is to bring that number to 100. this fall, the company will open a retail store in nashville. you're the perfect southern pitch woman. >> i'm sort of the ambassador. >> reporter: you are. >> i love it. any time i come back to any southern city i get met with hugs. not a hand shake. >> reporter: do we get a hug? >>. >> always a hug. >> reporter: for "good morning america," paula faris, abc news new orleans. have she's so cute. great style. coming up here
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oscar-winning actress mo'nique is opening up about family and the conversation she wants tina! sorry! i was day dreaming. about becoming a pastry chef? uh... yeah. specializing in custom cakes? right! and opening your own bakery? how'd you know? you've got the new instant game from the pennsylvania lottery. yeah! king of cash with top prizes of $100,000. [male announcer] want to see your
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to federal court. as mayor i'll do what's right for them. oscar-winning actress mo'nique is returning to the big screen in the independent film black bird. who plays a mother whose daughter has been missing for years. and whose son is coming to terms with his sexual identity. both mo'nique and james walker are getting krit al acclaim. >> good morning, miss amy. >> there is so much power in this film. so much of it comes from you.
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i want to get to the clip. you have just discovered your son, randy, with another young man and you blame his actions for the disappearance of your daughter. let's take a look. >> so now we know. now we know why we're being punished. chrissy is the price we pay for your sin and your weakness. randy, how could you? how could you be so self-snish and you know the lord is watching us. you know we're being tested. but so what so what. you still indull nj your depravity. before body to you is shamed us. >> you have never shied away from controversy roels. and wow. >> wow. >> i wasn't kidding about the pow nor that. you tweeted that this film could start a different conversation in the church. >> yes, yes. >> tell me what you hope. >> with claire russo, she's so grounded in her faith. she believes everything in the book called the bible.
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everything they say in that pulpit. we're hoping for our church families they go out to this movie and watch it and often times, amy, it's hard to see yourself until you see it in someone else. so what we're asking is everyone go out and support it. but come sunday, close the bible up and have a different kind of conversation. because one thing about this movie, they say it in the movie. god is love. lost to but there's no but after that. >> you said the moment you saw this script you wanted to do this movie. you see this mother. is that hard for you to do? >> to play claire russo, it's not hard. you want to play her honest. i don't thingk she's a horrible mother. she's been conditioned to believe one way. so when cow see people like that they're not bad people. because you see moments in the movie where she really loves her baby. >> i know that having a social
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impact is a huge part of whey you choose quhatwhat you do. >> how damaging is it that we would make someone hide based off what we believe it to be? i really believe right now it's just the gay turn. just the gay turn. at one point it was the black and white turn. and then we turn the corner. we're hoping maybe 0 years from now, when our 9-year-old babies and my 11-year-old son are adults they'll be able to look back and say, how foolish was that? >> and speaking of changing times, and the changing landscape. >> yes. >> television. you got shows like blackish on. being really honest. about things that people didn't talk about before. have you watched the show? are you a fan? >> i'm a fan of anthony? of tracy. i have 9-year-old baby amy. and 11. if it's not spongebob, regular show. i don't know about it. >> people still call you miss parker?
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>> listen i will be miss parker until the day i take my -- i can be anywhere in the world. anywhere in the world. i was in switzerland. okay. switzerland. and a little short white old man said, hey, plisz parker. i said baby you're not going to tell me miss parker wasn't loved all around the world. spl she always will be. when you own a small business there's a never-ending list of small things to do every day. appointments... orders... deadlines... every one of them matters. so you need internet you can count on. verizon fios is really fast with 99.9% network reliability because when everything is running
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lk. e the two georges. this week. on "gma," baby. also tomorrow we have the stars from "impyre" performing live. and guess where ginger will be tomorrow? it will be spectacular.
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>> 8:56 "action news" has confirmed this fire in the kensington section was a fatal
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one. it broke out on kensington avenue. some had to jump upper story windows to safety. one person died in the fire. let's check traffic with karen rogers. >> reporter: matt we have an accident on i-95 you want to watch for it northbound at delaware avenue here in new castle county. expect slowing we're seeing 29 miles per hour near the scene. an accident on route 70 burlington county, in medford stick to new freedom road. you see the delay south philadelphia, 26th approaching penrose avenue. the accident off to the side but we're jammed from past the schuylkill to penrose. another accident ridge pike at wayne avenue. >> accuweather forecast with meteorologist david murphy. >> reporter: all right matt, we have a lot of clouds around, but we are getting brighter breaks. 72 degrees in philadelphia. it feels muggy as you step
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outside. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast says 85 is the warm and humid high. slight chance of a spotty shower. tomorrow another warm one 87 degrees, ahead of a cold front there could be a spotty shower or thunderstorm. that's spotty, not everybody sees it. wednesday, thursday, friday, back in the # -- 70s and feeling nicer. a woman is cooled -- accused of selling fake tickets to a concert. another fire in mercer county, 20 people are out of their homes. "live" with kelly and michael is next. i'm that matt o'donnell have a great monday and great week!
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