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good morning, america. and breaking overnight, senator john mccain diagnosed with brain cancer. the beloved war hero now in the fight of his life. how doctors discovered the tumor. and the incredibly powerful statement from his daughter saying her dad has cancer, but it won't make him surrender. president trump's explosive new interview lashing out at his own team, america's top law enforcement officials. he now says making jeff sessions attorney general was a mistake. >> "iif he was going to recuse himself he should have told me before he took the job and i would have picked somebody else. trump also calls fired fbi director james comey a liar and issues a threat to the special counsel in charge of the russia investigation. state of emergency. more than 40 wildfires raging out west. new evacuations overnight as the flames close in on yosemite
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national park. more than 2,000 firefighters battling the blaze and the new excessive heat warnings in the east. and decision day. o.j. simpson hours away from learning his fate. will the former football star soon walk free after nine years behind bars? ron goldman's father fred and sister kim are here live in an abc news exclusive. and we do say good morning, america. a lot of news to get to this thursday morning and so many well wishes going out to john mccain and we add ours. >> what a giant john mccain has been. the man so center of american life for more than 50 years, prisoner of war, elder statesman of the senate. he had been experiencing double vision. difficult moments he had at the james comey hearing but they removed a blood clot above his left eye and discovered the
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brain tumor. >> his wife posting this photo thanking people for their thoughts saying he is the toughest person i know. he is my hero. i love him with all my heart. our congressional correspondent mary bruce has the latest and joins us from capitol hill. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. a lot of heavy hears here this morning. john mccain is known in these halls as a fierce fighter. he's tough and this morning he's in the midst of a hard fight once again. this morning, a giant of the senate is battling brain cancer. senator john mccain is recovering at home in arizona. after having surgery last friday to remove a blood clot above his left eye. further tests his doctors say revealed a tumor which was removed. his office says the senator and his family are currently reviewing treatment options including radiation and chemotherapy. his doctor meghan posting an emotional tribute online reading the one of us who is most confident and calm is my father. he is the toughest person i know. the cruelest enemy could not
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break him, the aggressions of political life could not bend him. cancer may afrikt him in many ways but it will not make him surrender. nothing ever has. the 0-year-old senator and former republican presidential nominee is a fighter and an american hero. as a young man he spent 5 1/2 years as a prisoner of war in vietnam enduring cruel treatment and harsh conditions. in recent years he's overcome melanoma and politically -- >> does that set your hair on fire. >> reporter: -- he's never been known to shy away from a fight. >> maybe we ought to put perspective on this. >> reporter: he delivered a blunt speech about health care last week. >> this is disgraceful. what i'm asking for is simple. if we're going to stay here to work then let's get some work done. >> reporter: late last night his close friend lindsey graham told reporters mccain says he's been through worse. >> god knows how this ends not me but i do know this, this disease has never had any more
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worthy opponent. >> reporter: an outpouring of support and encouragement. former president obama tweeting cancer doesn't know what it's up against. give it hell, john. from president trump his thoughts and prayers and these words. senator john mccain has always been a fighter. get well soon. now, no word yet on when mccain may be returning to washington but told he's in good spirit answer when i've seen him recently he's seemed like husband usual self joking with us reporters and giving us plenty of grief. you can't overstate how beloved he is on both sides of the aisle. thoughts and prayers of this whole building are with him this morning. >> seeing it and feeling it, mary bruce, thanks very much. joined by senator mccain's colleague, jeff flake, senator flake, thanks for joining us. i know you called him. tell us what he said. >> i called him before we heard of the diagnosis and spoke to him for several minutes about what was going on on capitol hill and what he was missing
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about health care and what arizona needed in that regard and only at the end of the conversation i asked him how he was feeling today and he said, i'm feeling fine but i might have some chemotherapy in my future and that's how i learned of it so it was almost in passing about his diagnosis, so he's optimistic, obviously, he's john mccain. that's what we'd expect. >> that sure does sound like john mccain. you went to the senate as an intern back in 1987 and never known a senate without john mccain. >> that's right. it's hard to imagine a senate without john mccain. he is obviously the elder statesman. he is a steadying force, one who stands for the institution and bipartisanship and i cannot overstate what an impact he has in the senate. >> any sense at all of when he might be able to come back? >> we don't know. i understand that's discussing that with doctors, treatment regimen and his family
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obviously. we need him back here, he wants to be back here. we're going to be doing the national defense authorization act, that's his bill. we always do that because he insists that we always do that and it's a good thing. >> senator flake, please pass along our best wishes when you speak with him. >> will do. thank you. >> senator jeff flake. get now we'll be joined by dr. david reardon, clinical director of neurooncology, one of the doctors that treated ted kennedy for the same type of cancer. dr. reardon, thanks for your time. i know your thoughts as everyone, the nation, the world is with john mccain right now and just tell us from what you know how serious his condition is. >> well, good morning. senator mccain has a diagnosis called glioblastoma which is the most common type of cancer that arises in the brain. 13,000 cases are diagnosed in
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the united states each year. it is a type of cancer that we do have effective treatments that can help patients for. but, unfortunately like many aggressive cancer, the durability of that benefit is something we have to continue to work on and try to improve. >> as we said, you are one of the doctors who treated senator ted kennedy and there have been a lot of comparisons between the two. but what is the same and what is different with senator mccain's diagnosis? >> well, this diagnosis has several similar features between the two cases and between all cases, but we know from much research that's been done that there's a lot of variability and difference between each individual case. senator kennedy's case was a very challenging one. these tumors depending on where they are in the brain and their size, their location relevant to important functional areas of the brain can be even more challenging to treat and, unfortunately, those were
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circumstances for senator kennedy. in senator mccain, what we know thus far is that the tumor appears to have been fairly small, fairly superficially located, not in a critical functional area of the brain, and able to undergo an effective surgical resection. >> and so what do you feel will be the potential next steps for senator mccain? >> the gold standard for treatment going forward is to allow patients a few weeks to recover after surgery and then they begin radiation therapy which typically lasts for about six weeks. during that time they take a daily dose of an oral chemotherapy medicine. >> as we know he is quite a fighter and he wants to get back there to washington, d.c. dr. reardon, thank you very much for your time this morning. >> okay, robin, thanks. one of many major stories coming out. six months to the day president trump took office. the president saying the gop health care effort isn't dead yet as the senate republicans are trying to revive their
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health care bill after meeting with the president yesterday. he told them to stay in washington until it was done. senate gop leader mitch mcconnell sticking by his decision to hold a vote to repeal it. it would cost 32 million to lose coverage over the next decade. jared kushner set to meet behind closed doors on monday. donald trump jr. and paul manafort have been invited to testify to the senate judiciary committee on wednesday. that russia investigation clearly weighing on president trump. he took it on issuing a blunt warner to special counsel mueller in an explosive interview with "the new york times" and cecilia vega joins us with all the fallout. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. russia very much on the president's mind on the six-month mark. virtually no one off-limits especially his own attorney general, the president using this interview to publicly bash jeff sessions. president trump lashing out in
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that bombshell interview telling "the new york times" he never would have picked jeff sessions for attorney general if he knew sessions would recuse himself from the russia probe. >> sessions should have never recused himself and if he would, if he was going to recuse himself, he should have told me before he took the job and i would have picked somebody else. >> reporter: it's been more than four months since that announcement. >> therefore, i have recused myself. >> reporter: but the president is still fuming. >> how do you take a job and then recuse yourself? if he would have recused himself before the job i would have said, thanks, jeff, but i'm not going to take you. it's extremely unfair and that's a mild word to the president. >> reporter: the president also fixating his ire on james comey, the former fbi director fired over the russia probe saying comey's recent capitol hill testimony was, quote, loaded up with lies and then this, he accused comey of leveraging an alleged dossier of incriminating information about the president in an attempt to keep his job.
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that dossier which president trump previously called totally made up facts by sleazebag political operatives was compiled by a former british spy who supposedly used anonymous sources deep in the kremlin. the president telling "the times" in my opinion he shared it so that i would think he had it out there. the hits didn't end there. the president calling into question the integrity of the man spearheading the independent investigation into russian election meddling and moscow's possible ties to the trump campaign. president trump saying special counsel robert mueller's office is rife with conflicts of interest and he warned investigators would cross a red line if they looked into trump family finances not tied to russia. i think that's a violation, the president said. look, this is about russia. the president also speaking publicly for the first time about that previously undisclosed conversation with russia's vladimir putin at the g20 summit saying they only spoke for about 15 minutes.
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>> actually it was very interesting. we talked about adoption. russian adoption which is interesting because that was a part of a conversation that don had. >> reporter: now one other headline from that interview. you'll remember last month the president's tweet saying he is under investigation for firing the fbi director, well, he now says he doesn't think he's under investigation, george, saying, quote, for what? i didn't do anything wrong. >> one of many headlines there. cecilia, thanks very much. let's talk with more with dan abrams and pierre thomas. dan, i want to put up a tweet. a lot of reaction to it. extraordinary interview. preet bharara said in his tweet the president today effectively asked sessions for his resignation, will he resign or insist on being fired. any other attorney general, the resignation would come in. >> i think it likely will in the days and weeks to come. regardless of what you think about jeff sessions or james comey or robert mueller, this is
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stunning. if you care about law enforcement and the official positions that they hold, this feels like a troubling effort to undermine their independence. you have the president of the united states in one interview attacking directly or indirectly the attorney general, the assistant attorney general, the acting fbi director, the former fbi director and the special counsel. all in a matter of a few paragraphs. that's a astonishing. >> he did it in such a casual way but, pierre, your reporting, all signs are the attorney general hunkering down. >> george, last night the justice department declined to comment and early indications are sessions and the deputy a.g. will try to keep their heads down and keep working. top officials were aware of everything the president said and it creates a tremendous amount of pressure. unusual work environment to say the least. 9 toegs that the president of the united states is criticizing the nation's top law enforcement officials in this manner is so unusual. yes, they're political
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appointees who serve at the president's pleasure but the justice department at least in terms of criminal investigations and also national security investigations is supposed to have a degree of independence and autonomy. >> in that interview not one but two threats, warnings to the special counsel mueller, the first one about going into the president's finances, the second one saying he knows about a lot more conflicts of interest and may reveal them later. >> the special counsel declined to comment last night and so far, mueller has largely ignored complaints from president trump. but let me tell you this, sources i'm talking to say the notion that the president is saying that something should not be investigated is likely to increase pressure on mueller to do just that. look into it. >> and, dan abrams, the president then interviewed not ruling out firing mueller. >> look, i think within 100 days the president is going to fire robert mueller. he can't fire him himself. >> that would be extraordinary. >> but everything is extraordinary. i mean the comments we're talking about are extraordinary and while the president can't fire him himself, he can
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certainly order someone else to end up firing him from the justice department. these are not the comments that you make when you are expecting this to be a long and difficult investigation. this doesn't mean that the president committed a crime. let me be clear. it's not to say that the president committed a crime and, therefore, he's going to fire robert mueller. i just think this comment he's making are making it clear he's had enough of this investigation. >> one more quick point, the person who would have to carry out the firing is the deputy a.g. rod rosenstein who the president criticized. >> if he quits or gets fired, you go to the person below him. >> saturday night massacre. thanks very much. that state of emergency in california, more than three dozen wildfires raging across the west forcing evacuations just outside of yosemite national park. abc's kenneth moton is on the ground where they're seeing the devastation firsthand at catheys
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valley. >> reporter: just a devastating scene here. homes reduced to rubble. so far 30 structures destroyed. property like this car burned out. the good news this morning, no lives lost. this morning that waging wildfire in central california sparking more evacuations. more than 2200 firefighters are working around the clock in mariposa county battling the detwiler fire. the 70 square mile wildfire scorching 48,000 acres and destroying 29 structures. it is showing no signs of slowing down, only 7% contained. the flames just 35 miles away from yosemite. the national park in the middle of its busy tourist season. >> the explosive fuel growth made it difficult for firefighters across. >> reporter: on the ground so much damage already done. for residents an absolute nightmare. >> be safe. >> everybody is scared. you'd never think something like this would happen in your town.
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>> reporter: nearly 5,000 evacuated from their homes. >> we were not prepared for this whatsoever. >> reporter: officials say this fire will burn and continue to threaten this area until late august, even september. robin. >> oh, those scene, all right, kenneth, thanks so much. the other top stories. >> good morning, everyone. the pentagon saying u.s. forces in syria are in even greater danger this morning after turkey's state run media revealed the secret location of u.s. bases in a region of syria controlled by kurdish forces. u.s. support for the kurds has angered turkey which considers them terrorists. well, there is a new study that warns the world has produced so much plastic waste, it could now bury all of manhattan two miles deep. more than 9 billion tons of plastic have been produced since 1950 and less than 10% has been recycled. some shocking video out of florida. a man started shooting at two utility trucks. he was angry that the crews were at&t were parked outside his
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house. look at that. he shot the tires and the engine, thankfully nobody was hurt. and a 9-year-old new mexico boy made the discovery of a lifetime. he was hiking fear his home when he tripped. it was a 1 million-year-old fossil, an ancestor to an elephant and now it is in a good place where everyone can see and enjoy in a museum. >> amy, thanks very much. quickly to ginger. that heat is settling in. >> oh, so much so that in nashville a construction worker overtake'll see more of these s, 109, feels like 101 in washington, d.c. local weather, but first hot cities brought do to you by walgreens. >> reporter: good morning
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edwards, 7:23 a.m., thursday, july 20. let's head over to matt pellman starting on 422. >> reporter: getting more details on the accident that's giving us problems eastbound near stowe. it involves a motorcycle, 11 miles per hour as you come out of berks county and heading towards pottstown this morning. restrictions because of the motorcycle crash. ben franklin highway or 724 to the south would be alternate. 422 eastbound is not where you want to be. watching a crash near bluebell crest line drive skippack pike. big picture a vehicle that doesn't want to run along old wynnewood road. schuylkill expressway is slow southbound from cottman into
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girard. 55 there's a crash on the shoulder, otherwise normal northbound slow speeds. >> thank four that, matt, we'll come back to a short break and come back to the hot accuweather.
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>> reporter: it is uncomfortable out here, already. good morning everybody, 79 degrees, an excessive heat warning goes into effect at lurch time and lasts through friday evening. heat index today will make it feel like it's over 100. the actual high 97. oppressive tomorrow, 93. on each day a chance of a shower or thunderstorm him better chance on the weekend. afternoon showers saturday, 91. sunday, more widespread showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening, tam. >> thank you, karen. >> , of course, keep it here every 30 minutes through
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on friday. mccain and his family are considering treatment options now and we are keeping him in our thoughts and prayers. as wildfires burn out west millions facing a heat wave, advisories, excessive heat warnings in effect for the midwest and northeast as temperatures soar into the 90s, even surpass 100 degrees. >> ginger will have more on that later. today's high stakes hearing for o.j. simpson, in just a few hours he will face a nevada parole board and will decide today if he can walk free. right now o.j. is still behind bars at the lovelock prison in nevada. you see it there and matt gutman is on the scene. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning. it's right through that barbed wire inside that little blue door there that o.j. simpson, his family and victim will sit. he will be in his prison blues and you mention those high stakes. it is not a certainty that he will get paroled. denial could mean another three years at this prison. what is a certainty is that millions will be watching. from the trial of the century --
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>> the trial of the century. >> courtroom battle of the century. >> reporter: to the parole hearing of the century. 150 million tuning in to see that verdict. >> orenthal james simpson not guilty of the crime of murder. >> crowding around tv sets. >> reporter: now 22 years later today's parole hearing will be streamed live even watched on iphones with potentially millions watching whether o.j. will get parole. >> i am just sorry that i had to send the state of nevada legal system through all of this. >> if a majority of the six parole commissioners grant his release inmate 1027820 as he's been known these last nine years could be released as early as october 1st. among those set to address the parole board, the victim of that botched robbery in 2007, bruce fromong. >> it was the amount of time. he's done his time. >> reporter: as for how the hall
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of famer will make a living if released it's believed he could make significant money by signing his autograph on merchandise. as simpson receives an nfl pension of $25,000 a month, money that's protected by federal law. including protection against that $33.5 million judgment awarded to nicole brown and ron goldman's families in a civil suit against simpson in 1997. so he gets that $25,000 a month and the goldmans can't get a penny of it. >> reporter: now, the families can go after every other dime that simpson makes and here's how the parole board process is going to go. they'll sit in there and simpson will get a chance to answer questions from the board. also bruce fromong will have a chance to make a statement. he tells us he will speak on behalf of simpson then the board will break off, deliberate for probably about half an hour, make a ruling on the spot. now, even if simpson is given parole he can't walk out of here at least until october 1st, george. >> okay, we'll have live
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coverage at 1:00 eastern. joined now by two members of ron goldman's family, his wife fred and sister kim. thanks for coming in. fred, you know, the consensus seems to be he is going to get ba role. i can only imagine how that makes you feel. >> needless to say upset. what's troubling to me is not only him but the whole system gives second chances to violent felons or for that matter anyone in jail. ron doesn't get a second chance. >> and, kim, you've said these last several years with o.j. in prison have been a reprieve. that now may be over. >> yeah, i mean we lived our life with him walking the streets and sharing the same roads we did and with him being locked up in lovelock it's been a chance for us to kind of reclaim some control over our life and have some semblance of sanity. so i'm preparing myself for that to be changing come october. >> one of the reasons he's likely to get parole he was never convicted as we know of the murder even though that civil jury, 12 jurors found him
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liable. now, that -- the parole board doesn't take that into account but you and your attorneys think they should have. >> absolutely. i think his whole history of violence, ignoring the law, no respect for the law, no remorse for virtually anything he's ever done is an indication of who he is as a person, i don't think there's any reason to think that he's going to be a decent human being in society and i think he's proved otherwise. >> and, kim, you know, you all have chosen to be part of this as well for the last 20 years. you didn't choose it initially for sure and you've gotten some criticism for continuing to pursue the case. what is your response to all that? >> i hope that no one ever has to walk in our shoes but we know that millions of people on a daily basis on a yearly basis are impacted by trauma and crime and the civil system awarded us a judgment and it is our job to follow the system to follow the
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law and to pursue that judgment. that's his punishment. anybody else would have to do that or would want to do that and i don't see why we should be different. if we don't pursue it we've given him another free pass and i don't believe that's the truth. i don't think that's necessary. >> as we heard dan abrams say his pensions are protected but he's likely to earn other money. do you see any chance of getting much of that back. >> i think we'll do the same thing we did for the previous 20 plus years and we'll go after everything that's around there as kim just said. that's a form of punishment. >> a form of punishment but not in your view justice. are you reconciled to the fact the likelihood that you're never going to see the justice you think you deserve, ron deserves? >> probably so. probably never see that. no. never get the justice ron will -- ron never gets to spend his life doing what he wanted to do. we'll never get to share his
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life. and the killer will walk free and do whatever he wants. >> he's going to appear before that parole board today. we're going to hear from his victim in this other crime, as well. if you were before that board today, if you were in front of o.j. simpson, what would you want to say to them and to him? >> while i understand our two cases are not linked, the murder case and what he did in las vegas, i think it's interesting to point out that he stormed a hotel room with goons and guns to steal property. thought a lot of people would do that but that was where he went. his propensity is to be violent and go above and beyond what the law dictates he's supposed to do. our society 5 forred him his freedom in '95 when they acquitted him. i want them to be remembered that's his go to is violence and to not be respectful of the law that gave him his freedom. >> if o.j. simpson were sitting in front of you like i am right now, what would you say? >> i don't want to have any conversation with him.
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i think he's beyond any conversation for a reasonable human being. >> fred goldman, kim goldman, thank you very much. i know you'll be watching today. of course, as i said i'll anchor our live coverage at 1:00 eastern. robin. >> thank you. coming up, the legal battle over some of madonna's most private items. she says were stolen like that personal letter from tupac. as moms, we send our kids out into the world, full of hope. and we don't want something like meningitis b getting in their way. meningococcal group b disease, or meningitis b, is real. bexsero is a vaccine to help prevent meningitis b in 10 to 25 year olds. even if meningitis b is uncommon, that's not a chance we're willing to take. meningitis b is different from the meningitis most teens were probably vaccinated against when younger. we're getting the word out against meningitis b. our teens are getting bexsero. bexsero should not be given if you had a severe allergic reaction
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we are back now with that legal battle over some of madonna's most personal items. madonna received a victory in court. a judge halting the sale of a number of her belongings up for auction including that now famous letter from one time boyfriend tupac. amy, you have details. >> the decision came after the singer filed an emergency court order. madonna says she was blindsided this month when she found out through the auction that that intimate memorabilia was no longer in her possession. ♪ this morning, madonna is singing a happy tune. a new york judge blocking an auction house from selling some of the material girl's very personal items. granding the pop star a temporary restaining order that forced the auction house to remove 22 of 128 madonna memorabilia items up for sale. among them personal photos, previously worn underwear and a revealing breakup letter from a very famous ex, the late rap
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star tupac shakur. >> both madonna and tupac's privacy is being invaded and at least she can speak up for herself. >> reporter: according to court documents she was shocked to learn through the media tupac's letter was being auctioned since i had no idea that the that cure letter was no longer in my possession. another item up for sale was a hairbrush that still had some strands of the material girl's hair in it. i understand that my dna could be extracted from a piece of my hair. it is outrageous and grossly offensive my dna could be auctioned for sale to the general public. she notes most of the madonna memorabilia put up for sale were provided by former friend darlene lutz who was a frequent overnight guest. the material girl now claiming lutz betrayed her trust. attorneys for lutz firing back calling her claims meritless saying it is pretext for her personal vendetta against ms. lutz. >> we feel darlene has a right to sell them. turns out she doesn't.
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on today's big board shark week. it kicks off sunday on discovery. with an unusual man versus beast battle. >> it's an olympic size big board because we have olympic legend michael phelps fearing off against one of the most feared predator, a great white shark. >> i'm just watching the video. i haven't seen some of this stuff. they were massive. like i remember this day rattling the cage, pushing all over the place. >> why did you want to do this? >> this is something i've wanted to do my whole life. it's been on my bucket list for a long time and, you know, being able to see these animals up close and personal in their own environment was something that was just such a treat. >> now, you're in that cage. it doesn't look like all that much protection, i have to say. >> i think i had -- i had a white -- like a white's nose come a little close to mine when i was in the cage. her mouth kind of just clamped right down on one of the bars but i basically sat down there
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for about an hour and just watched sharks just swim right past me. >> how do you race a shark? >> it was challenging. i mean they're very fast. they're very big. it's honestly like they can move any direction, any given time. and speeds of 25 miles an hour so it was challenging. i mean the biggest thing for me is open water. being in open water so different than a swimming pool and here i was -- in that shot i was fine. i had a seven mill wet suit on. i was nice and warm. the race, the water as a little bit colder. it was like 53 degrees so that's about -- >> that's pretty cold. >> like an ice pack so that just added another little twist to the equation. >> so you're shaking the shark had a home field advantage. >> of course, of course, he's used to swimming in that kind of water. i'm not. i'm used to swimming in 80 degree. >> did you have special equipment. >> we used a mono fin basically
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to help me swim like a shark. move through the water like a shark. >> oh, that's it. >> yeah, so it's -- i mean when we trained we use fins all the time and this is just a more efficient way to move through the water. here we were in south africa and i was just trying to figure out the best way to swim through the water with it so i was definitely -- definitely an experience and something my wife and i won't forget. >> i can only imagine what nicole was thinking. >> she loved it. she got in the water. >> we'll have much more with michael coming up in our next hour to talk about shark week. come on back. needles. essential for him, but maybe not for people with rheumatoid arthritis. because there are options. like an "unjection™". xeljanz xr. a once daily pill for adults with moderate to severe ra for whom methotrexate did not work well. xeljanz xr can reduce pain, swelling and joint damage,
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edwards, 7:56 thursday, july 20. let goat over to matt pellman dealing with a vehicle fire good morning. >> reporter: this just popped up a minute or two ago, we're watching it live a lot of smoke coming from the vehicle along the blue route, 476 toward chemical road. ridge pike as the sign indicates. no fire crews on the scene. we spotted this in the last 30 seconds. northbound traffic getting by at this point in the lanes heading toward the mid county tolls. it may not be the case once the fire crews arrive in norristown. a lot of flames and black smoke shooting up from the vehicle. there's a truck behind the vehicle on fire. hopefully a decent distance away. you can see the flames coming from the vehicle on fire. blue route northbound approaching chemical road near norristown in plymouth township.
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southbound you have a gaper delay coming south of the mid county tolls. motor sickle -- motorcycle crash by stowe is gone. the big story is the fire on the blue route northbound. let's go over to sky6 live hd looking live across the plaza in front of city hall. beautiful to look at, but not much fun to be in. >> reporter: you need to be careful outside today. an excessive heat warning is going into effect. we have new numbers coming in with the latest heat index. feels like 88 in philadelphia. 90 in millville. here it is this early in the morning. it will get worse from there. high today 97 it will feel like over 100. we'll see sunshine and clouds, one or two places we'll see a pop-up storm. the heat keeps coming on. a fatal stabbing in south
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philadelphia left a mother dead and her 21-year-old daughter injured. it happened on daily terrace early this morning. police believe the attacker was the daughter's ex-girlfriend. was the daughter's ex-boyfriend. >> we'll have an update in 30 minutes. we'll send you back to "g.m.a."
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and breaking overnight, until senator mccain diagnosed with brain cancer. now in the fight for his life. how the tumor was discovered. the powerful statement overnight from his daughter and what we're learning now about his condition. president trump's explosive new interview lashing out at his own team, america's top law enforcers saying his choice of jeff sessions as attorney general was a mistake and his blunt threat to the special counsel of the russia investigation. medical miracle. a little girl drowning in the family pool last year submerged almost 15 minutes, how doctors have reversed her brain damage. she's walking, talking, growing, the story of little eden this morning. ♪ and the greatest of all time versus a great white. michael phelps racing in the open ocean, the most decorated
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swimmer ever taking on a shark. the olympian is here live this morning. and he's here to say -- >> good morning, america. and good morning, america. good morning, michael phelps. he is dressed for the heat outside. he's going to tell us a lot more about racing that great white shark in open water coming up. >> he is fascinated about it. a big fan of shark week. will and kate gearing up for a big rowing competition after celebrating the queen's birthday last night. all the details last night. >> that was quite a segue. >> can't make it up. right now the top story. until senator mccain's battle with brain cancer was discovered when he underwent surgery for a blood clot above his left eye friday and mary bruce has details from capitol hill. good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning, george. yvonne ervin is a giant in these hallways, a beloved elder statesman and fierce fighter and this morning he is in the midst
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of a tough battle revealing overnight he's been diagnosed with brain cancer. this morning the senator is at home in arizona reviewing treatment options with his family and in a statement his daughter meghan says, cancer may afflict him in many ways but it will not make him surrender. nothing ever has. now, no word yet on when he may return here to washington but we're told he's in good spirits and, robin, i have to say the thoughts and prayers of this whole building are with him this morning. >> we echo those. all right, mary, thank you. to the other top story, president trump's explosive interview with "the new york times" slamming attorney general jeff sessions and other top officials over the russia investigation. our senior white house correspondent cecilia vega has more from washington. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you. the president lashing out at his attorney general calling his former fbi director james comey a liar and threatening the special counsel robert mueller. that bombshell interview with "the new york times," the president said he never would have picked jeff sessions for attorney general if he knew
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sessions would recuse himself from the russia probe. >> how do you take a job and then recuse yourself? if he would have recused himself before the job, i would have said, thanks, jeff, but i can't, you know, i'm not going to take you. it's extremely unfair and that's a mild word to the president. >> reporter: the hits didn't end there. he said james comey's recent capitol hill testimony was, quote, loaded up with lies and he issued a stern warning to the man leading the independent investigation into russian election meddling saying robert mueller's investigators would cross a line if they looked into trump family finances not tied to russia saying, quote, i think that's a violation. and how is this for timing. jeff sessions is expected to hold a press conference today on cybersecurity. you can bet he will be asked whether he plans to stayen 0 the job or step down in the wake of the president's comment, robin. >> anxious to hear what he has to say. thank you. now amy with the other top stories >> that's right. that wildfire raging near yosemite national park has grown to 75 square miles destroying at
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least 29 structures and forced nearly 5,000 people from their homes. crews say this fire likely to burn until september. well, the 911 call transcript has been released in that fatal shooting. it reveals justine damond describing a sexual assault behind her home. she even called police a second time making sure they had her right address. few other details have been released. the partner of the officer accused of shooting damond says they heard a loud noise before she appeared next to their patrol car. o.j. simpson just hours away from learning his fate in front of a parole board in nevada. simpson has served nearly nine years of his 33-year sentence for armed robbery. one of the victims will speak on his behalf today. well, a new study fines one-third of all dementia cases could be prevented with a healthier lifestyle. researchers say some of the most important factors are prevent be high blood pressure and obesity, not smoking and staying physically and socially active to avoid depression.
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a terrifying sight for drivers on this highway in long island. this happened in new york. a plane, you see it there, dodging cars to make an emergency landing. the pilot flew over a highway sign and beneath an overpass, thankfully everyone was okay. finally. >> many glad it wasn't rush hour. and finally there was more evidence that the friendly skies are not so friendly anymore. a jetblue passenger was thrilled to have an entire row of seats to herself then this happened. take a look. a pair of bare feet emerged, one on each side of the armrest. those are armrests. not foot rests. the passenger says by the time she alerted the flight attendant the feet had already retreated but that is some footage she captured. i got a laugh. >> that was a good one. >> you're welcome. >> we needed that. >> thank you, amy. coming up a world first how scientists successfully reversed brain damage in this toddler.
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terrific. love you. but this -- >> he wins. >> we do have a winner in our audience. >> do you see the size of the service dog? >> iggy. >> iggy? >> he's a working boy. >> oh, it's a good boy. good boy, iggy. >> he weighs 185 pounds. >> whoa. >> i love a dog that makes me feel skinny. >> good to have sara haines here for "pop news." >> thank you so much. it is a day for -- it is day four of the royals tour, the queen's 91st birthday and kate making headlines for this look because we got to talk about her clothes. red off the shoulder alexander mcqueen dress but they'll go head-to-head on the river. the last time they faced off in 2011 will came in first so we are sure kate is ready for the royal rematch and my money is on
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kate. >> yeah, they're very competitive. very sweet. >> you know that sticks with you from 2011. >> oh, yeah. >> next up we have the exclusive first look at former one direction star louis tomlinson's video. the brand-new single called "back to you." take a look. ♪ i love it, i hate it and i can't take it ♪ ♪ but i keep on coming back >> features vocals from digital farm animals. see the full length video online this friday. in honor of iggy and this dog loving bunch we have, i have one that's special. inching closer to the end of the week. one pup is tuckered out shopping. samson rests at a bed, bath & beyond. when you take your dog to new york everywhere, snuck away and
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settled in. >> why not. >> know one can expect you to hang in for the whole shopping trip. i played like that in ike ka. i get it. >> iggy is not impressed. >> iggy is like give me a cuter pup. sorry, igs, next time. >> thank you, sara. >> thank you. >> our "gma" cover story. amazing medical miracle believed to be a world first. scientists reversing brain damage in that little girl who drowned in a pool last year. she's now making an incredible recovery. jesse palmer here with the details. do tell us >> that's right. 2-year-old eden carlson can now walk and talk after she was found submerged in a pool. doctors are using a series of innovative oxygen treatments to give eden a new lease on life. ♪ eden carlson was just a typical toddler. >> eden was spunky and she was
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wild. >> reporter: but in a billick of an eye this became her reality. the then nearly 2-year-old bound to a hospital bed fighting for her life after drowning in the family pool in february of last year. >> i found her floating face down in the water. she had gone through a baby gate and pushed open a heavy door and gotten into the pool. when i found her i immediately pulled her out of the water and started cpr. >> reporter: eden submerged in 41 degree water for almost 15 minute, brought back to life after two hours without a heartbeat. spending five weeks in the hospital. >> it's like any parent's worst nightmare come true. her prognosis was pretty grim. we were told to expect that she may be a vegetable her whole life. >> reporter: but the carlsons didn't give up hope turning to dr. paul harchess' experimental therapy. >> i had them administer the oxygen 45 minutes twice a day by little nasal oxygen tube.
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and i asked them to video her before and after so i could see how much of an effect this might be having and what we saw was an immediate improvement. >> reporter: then 78 days after her drowning incident she began treatment in this hyperbaric chamber. >> a hyperbaric chamber is an enclosed vessel that a person lies or sits in and in which we increase the oxygen and pressure. >> reporter: the fda says that therapy is not a universal treatment and its safety and effectiveness have not been proven for many conditions and warn patients are at risk for mild injuries such as sinus pain to more serious effects like paralysis but for little eden, the oxygen therapy appears to be working. in a short period of time she's relearned how to stand. gaining the strength to walk. >> i'm walking. >> reporter: and talk all over
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again. >> watching her be in a vegetative state to sitting up again, crawling, and then pulling to stand and taking those very first shaky steps last summer, it's been absolutely amazing. >> reporter: this morning eden is back to being a 3-year-old but with one super unusual story. >> we know this is absolutely unprecedented and completely miraculous that she is the way she she is today. >> the doctor treating eden says the unbelievable regrowth of brain tissue occurred because they were able to intervene early before long-term tissue degeneration. >> what an encouraging story. we have a parenting alert now. it's about advertising that could have a negative impact on your kids. uk decided to ban aids that use gender stereotypes. it came after a new report saying those could influence kids in harmful ways and paula faris has the story. >> no thank you.
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captain awesome's day. >> reporter: the tv commercials kids watch during breakfast. >> and the organizing my living space. >> reporter: a cereal commercial showing a young girl carefully aranging her dolls and writing in her diary while her brother plays a superhero. >> since the very first days -- this baby formula ad where a little girl becomes a ballerina while a little by becomes a scientist. >> it's showing this necessarily isn't working and perhaps might take a regulatory body to step in. >> reporter: now britain's advertising regulator is cracking down on gender stereotypes in advertisements announcing that new rules will be developed to prohibit advertising that promotes gender stereotypes. >> young children learn from everything they see. they learn from what we teach them, but they equally learn interest their experiences and what they see around them including what's on tv or what's advertised gives them clearly
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messages. >> reporter: the new standards will address the sexual objectification of women in adult stereotypes. >> this could have a ripple effect throughout the ad industry while the regulation only applies to the uk, it is very much a global industry and these brands are talking to consumers in different countries and advertising creatives are attuned to what their peers are doing in other countries. >> reporter: while they won't begin until later this year it's an important step in showing kids they can be anything they want to be. >> at this age their sense of who they are and who girls are and boys are is just being molded so to speak and this is their foundation that they take forward. >> reporter: for "good morning america," paula faris, abc news, new york. >> they watch everything we do and say. thanks to paula for that. outside to ginger. >> let's
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for now that's the big picture, let's get a check closer to home. >> reporter: somehow those sharks seem so friendly. storm tracker 6 live showing we're dry, it is hazy, hot and humid, 79 degrees, feels like the upper 80s. let's check the forecast for you, 97 for the high, the heat index will be over 100. it stays oppressive tomorrow, excessive heat warning in effect today and tomorrow. tomorrow's high, 93. saturday and sunday, afternoon showers arena thunderstorms. rac. michael phelps, the most
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decorated swimmer in history going up against a great white shark. >> this is michael phelps, ladies and gentlemen here in times square. come on now. 23 time olympic gold medalist back with us to help us kick off shark week. you were talking like ginger, you love shark week. been a long time fan of that and as you were talking earlier, you had to do a dive to get prepared to race and we got a little bit of that action for folks to see right now. >> that was a shark. saw that one. >> could you feel it? >> when we were in the cage like as soon as i first got in i felt both sides of the cage kind of moving back and forth and i was
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like, oh, my gosh, these are -- we're really getting bit. the cage is shaking. i didn't -- they didn't look that big underwater so i guess now seeing the video they were pretty massive sharks and i had one like i said come literally up to my nose and it was crazy. >> i've been diving with sharks very recently actually and i think everybody here is asking, i don't get it. what do you do? do you elbow and say, hey, let's go. three, two, one, let's start. how does one race a shark. >> we're not in the water at the same exact time. that's the thing we want everybody to know. i was safe which is number one. i had, you know, 12 to 14 divers underneath me when we were doing the race and, you know, when you have an animal this size you want to be able to see how fast they swim and it's tough to go into their territory and be able to switch as fast as they do, right? so trying to get a white for, example, to swim up to 25 miles an hour in a straight line can
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be tough so that's what we tried to do and, you know, you'll see it in the video. they're awesome and incredible watching these things in the water. i actually almost stuck my hand out at one point. >> what? >> well, there was a -- abc's gopro fell off his camera and i was line, oh, it's close enough and i go -- and i was like, no, i'm not putting my hand out there. but -- >> you were talking earlier too about how cold the water was and the visibility wasn't the best too. >> as you can see in the video, we could see maybe about a meter in front of us and that was it so it was tough. but they came up close and personal with you and they got in your face and were shaking the cage and then luckily we didn't see any when i was diving out of the cage. >> luckily. >> it is not just the race but you do shark school with michael phelps, another part of shark week. tell us about that. >> i think honestly teaching
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people about what to do when you're in the water with sharks. you know, trying to save a life or save a limb. you know, for me it was an experience i'll never forget. something i always wanted to do. be on the bottom of the ocean floor and surrounded by a number of different species of sharks was one of the coolist things i've probably ever done. basically coming face-to-face with a hammerhead was incredible. just i mean you guys have to wait and see. it's basically the dos and don'ts of what to do when you're in the ocean. >> like a film like magical, right? doesn't it feel that way. >> watching a hammerhead come over top of my body, it's majestic watching how they are underwater and you know i look forward to having more opportunities to get in the water and learning more about sharks, especially. i mean i think i've dove with about seven or eight of the over 500 different species we have. >> you're so enthralled with one
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didn't you name one after your son boomer. >> so, when we were in the bahamas, they caught a little tiger shark and on the show we tagged it and doing research seeing where they swam and i was like, what do we name him. i don't know, you pick. i said we'll name him boomer so boomer has a tiger shark going around in the ocean somewhere. >> so much so you even want to get a shark tattoo. >> i do, yeah. i do. >> you do? >> i have two tattoos now and i want -- i've always wanted another one and i want something with a great white and something with a hammer whether they're connected in the same tattoo, i don't know but -- >> after this experience. >> this is something i've always wanted to do my entire life so i might as well do something like that. >> i know we have temporary tattoos. >> yes, so you can get a little practice and check it out. >> if you want to do neck or -- >> thank you. see if it works. >> hammer, whites. tigers, the whole nine. this is awesome. thank you, guys. >> will we see you compete
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again. >> no, i'm done. you know, it's -- >> ah. look at that. >> sorry. >> you love michaele. >> i think that's -- it's just something that, you know, it's time to move on. you know i've had an absolutely incredible career and something that has been an honor to be a part of and represent my country is the one thing i'll miss the most. >> you have done it with such honor and the work you're doing with your foundation and helping is tremendous. so, michael, thank you very much. shark week kicks off sunday on the discovery channel. phelps versus shark. great gold versus great white. michael phelps.
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>> good morning i'm tamala edwards, 8:27 a.m., thursday, july 20. let's head over to matt pellman looking at the blue route. good morning. >> reporter: it's hot along the blue route 476 northbound side approaching ridge pike. there was a vehicle fire a half-hour ago. fire crews did get out here and extinguished the fire. activity on the northbound shoulder approaching ridge pike. lanes open, but delayed coming north by the schuylkill expressway. eucland township we're watching a crash 401. we have slowing on eastbound 30 bypass early morning volume and sun glare there. 309 hill town pike, a crash. slowing on the northeast extension heading toward the
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lansdale interchange and delays persist on the schuylkill expressway and i-95 which is heavy southbound from cottman to girard. tam. >> let's head outside to karen rogers and you say say today is going to be a scorcher. >> reporter: the excessive heat warning goes into effect today and through tomorrow night. the heat index is 88 degrees. feels like 09 t hour. the high today, 97. stays oppressive tomorrow, 93. saturday, clouds and sun, showers or thunderstorms possible in the afternoon, 91 for the high. a better chance now for scattered downpours on sunday late in the day. 90. on monday, sticky, 90 degrees with sunshine and clouds and chance for a shower. looks like we finally get the relief on tuesday when temperatures drop to the 80s. this is a long day we're dealing with the heat wave. >> thank you karen. that's it for now, they have the latest on movies and
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♪ wonderful crowd out here. >> we can't let this moment go by. you took a selfie with a fan. >> there he is, iggy. >> it wasn't a selfie. >> the reason i took it i knew exactly what my wife would say. >> bring him home. >> bring him home. i had to explain he is a service not, not a rescue dog. >> and he's spoken for. >> totally chill. >> he seems like a protector right there. >> he does. now we do have a little dachshund that weighs eight pounds at home so i'd like to see them together. >> i'm curious how much this one eats. >> as much as he wants. >> yes. >> how about our next guest. she is unstoppable, brilliant academy award winner giving
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james bond a run for his money. star of "atomic blonde," charlize theron. [ cheers and applause ] >> how are you. >> are you well? >> thank you. >> you look beautiful. >> careful. >> we've had our live studio audience -- >> thank you for having me. it's great. >> are you a dog person. >> yeah. >> she has rescue. >> don't, because i will walk away with that dog. watch out. i will put demands on. >> after this new movie you'll throw him over your shoulder and carry him out with you. >> have you ever seen -- look at that face. >> i know. >> oh. >> so cute. so sweet. >> yeah. how big are your dogs? >> you have two. >> they're like medium size mutts. yeah, yeah, they're both rescues
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and they're the most incredible -- don't be jealous, johnny and burke. >> oh. >> look. >> i know, look at them. they're adorable. yes. they're watching the show probably right now going, gosh. goes out of town and before you know it. >> she meets someone else. >> done. >> we're chopped liver. >> but you were on fire right now with this movie. and covering billboard, red carpets. you're also on the cover of "variety" where we learned a little bit about you. [ applause ] one thing i found interesting is you are a complete clean freak. >> yeah. >> is this a little-known fact or are you open about it. >> i talked about it quite a bit. i suffer a little bit from ocd and so, yeah, there's nothing cute about it. >> you don't like dirty feet. >> yeah, i don't like -- >> dating and people in your -- >> i would rather sleep with my makeup on than to not wash my feet before i go to bed? that says a lot, you guys.
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>> i have to wash my feet, yeah, dirty feet really -- hmm. >> you have two kids and mentioned your two rescue dogs. how do we keep the house clean with feet and dirt. >> i clean a lot. it's actually -- i don't know. like the dogs are actually not that bad. they're really well trained. they don't have accidents and they're a little older now but there was definitely a period where they were like around 2 when i got them and i had small children and i was losing my mind because between the dog chewing the furniture and i was like, what am i doing? am i insane? am i trying to send myself into an insane asylum. >> i used to wash my dogs' paws. i might have a little -- >> bonding over this. let's talk "atomic blonde." i hear this is a real passion project for you. >> yeah, yeah. i was actively looking for something that could, you know, live in the genre for a female for a female protagonist, something that was empowering
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where, you know, women are incredibly capable and i wanted to do an action genre that showcased that so, we took about five years developing this and we were very's very, very happy to send the baby out into the world. >> it was worth the wait. the soundtrack, everything. >> thank you. [ applause ] >> should we take a look. >> yeah. >> let's take a look. >> you remember mr. bremovich. of course, you do. well, he's very curious what you're doing here in berlin. ♪ >> what are you doing? [ applause ] >> well, that was wild. the scenes are so intense. did you go to stunt school? did you ever go to stunt school.
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>> i had to work my booty off, yes, definitely. if you make a movie like this you have to put in the work. i didn't want anybody to be able to say, a woman can't do that. a woman can do all of this because we're amazing so --s [applause] >> any injuries. >> i cracked two teeth and in the back of my jaw. not -- i didn't get hit or anything cool like that. i clenched down on my jaw too hard so again not a cool story. and i was pretty bruised up. my kids were there while we were making the film. my youngest was just a little baby and there were days where picking her up felt like picking up a mountain. it was -- i was pretty bruised. my ribs were bruised. but, you know, overall we had an incredible time making this film and nothing horrible went wrong which, you know, says a lot when you make a movie like this because the action is incredible in this film and we definitely pushed the envelope with all of that and nobody got hurt is a
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real -- we're lucky for that. >> it's resonating with a lot of people, the strong model that you are displaying and it seems like the public is really in this place, "wonder woman" was well received. and as you said there's no reason why cannot see a woman in this kind of role. >> yeah, i mean, i feel that there's this misconception sometimes when we talk about women and the genre that we, you know, that they want to be guys or they want to fight like guys and that's not really the point. the point is jut we utilize who we are in that genre really well and for some reason we tend to not do it and people are really responding to this film on that level. >> yes, they are. >> the fact that, yeah, she uses her high heel shoe and she uses a pot in the fridge and what she has, you know what i mean and i think it's funny and it's real. >> you use your gifts as well. thank you for your philanthropic work you do in south africa and all that you're doing to make a difference around the world.
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>> thank you. [ applause ] >> thank you for coming in. "atomic blonde" in theaters july 28th. when we come back here tory has "steals & deals" and summer fashion. this summer
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oh, yeah. so excited to talk "girls trip" and the film and everything that
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this beautiful woman has shared with us. jada pinkett smith. [ applause ] oh. now, i want to talk about "girls trip" but, you know, you did do an interview yesterday and you talked about the past and something that you hasn't revealed before. we're not going to talk about it here because we want to talk about "girls trip" but you'll write a book about it. >> we'll get into it. >> so let's get into "girls trip" right now. >> all right, cool. >> so everybody sees it, first of all, here's a little clip then you will aknow what we're talking about. here we go. >> this is not a good idea. i have to pee. >> the line is shorter over there. there's a long line in the bathroom here. just go for it. >> you can do it. >> all right, all right. all right. all right. >> lisa, lisa. lisa. lisa. >> aaaagh! >> and you get stuck. >> yes, i get stuck. >> classic. >> then there's a little bathroom humor.
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>> we could not share on morning television what ensued. of course you're on a girls trip. who is on a girls trip here in the audience? >> you guys? nice. >> i know. unbelievable chemistry. it just had to be so much fun. >> it was so much fun. i mean, i took this movie because i wanted to work with regina hall. never had a chance to do with that and 20 year, queen latifah since we were on the screen together. we've done a lot behind, you know, the camera. but and then i got to meet tiffany haddish. she's breakout star, yes. >> the one to watch. >> she's the one to watch, yeah. >> but this is a movie that -- it's just laugh out loud funny. but it resonates with folks too because at the root it's about friendship which we all can relate to and you refer to queen latifah. even your children, don't they call her auntiela. >> i've known her for 30 years.
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the first time i met her i was like 15, 16s year old because she came to a club in baltimore to perform and she didn't even have a song out yet and i just saw an 8 expect 10 of her like queen latifah and in this african garb, barefoot with an african drum. i never seen anything like this before so i went to the club promoter and i was like you have got to let me introduce this artist and that was our first introduction. >> music is a big part of "girls trip," as well. >> yes. >> i love that the dance-off that you all got into. >> yeah. >> but didn't you do a little carpool karaoke. >> we did. >> can we see a little bit. ♪ oh no let's go ♪ crazy ♪ oh let's go crazy >> y'all are having a good time.
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>> background. >> definitely i had a band, yeah. but now the kids do all the music and their dad, you know, because for me it's just -- i don't have enough time and music doesn't like -- she doesn't play a mistress to anyone. >> no, no. >> she's like i'm number one or i'm leaving. that's it. >> you talk about willa's dad, your hubby. has he seen it. >> no, he can't wait to see it. he actually just called me this morning. he was like i think this is going to be a big one, babe. >> you do a good will smith. >> but it is. something about it -- i just wish you all the best with this. >> thank you. >> because i know your heart is in the right place and everybody that's involved with it and it's just wonderful to see these beautiful dynamic women and, again, there is a message in this, as well. >> oh, definitely. there's lots of laughs and it's raunchy but it's got a lot of heart and it also has really empowering messaging for people in general but specifically for
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women. >> flossie posse. if you could add anybody to the posse, who would it be? [ applause ] >> i have toy you, robin. >> yes. >> i'd have to say you. >> but y'all had this fly jacket. >> the fly jackets and, you know, i bedazzled them. >> right, exactly. >> yeah. would you like one? >> oh, if you have one. >> i actually do. >> oh, come on. >> there you go. an honorary member of the flossy posse. i made up jacks in the movie for the flossy posse and since you're an honorary member now
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you get one. >> thanks, jada. as i said very proud of you. i know that you like you said you revealed something and -- >> i've come a long way, robin. i'm proud of myself. you know, i've been reflecting on my past because, you know, there was a movie that came out, you know, about a very good friend of mine and i really had to look at my life, you know. i made it. some people that i love didn't and -- >> but you're here. >> i'm here and i've come a long way. >> write that book, come back and see us. >> i will, i will. >> jada pinkett smith. "girls trip." >> nice. >> come on. >> i know. >> we'll be right back. >> she got it.
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"good morning america" is brought to you by geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. [ applause ] >> iggy. so long, everyone. >> good morning i'm tamala edwards, 8:56 thursday, july 20. let's head over to matt pellman a last look at traffic. looking at a slow schuylkill
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expressway. >> reporter: let's crank the ac and get through this thursday. it's going to be a slow one from the westbound side of the schuylkill expressway from the boulevard to the blue route 476 due in part to the earlier vehicle fire we had on the northbound side of the blue route approaching ridge pike. it's gone now, but caused the extra-heavy delays on 76. southbound blue route is slow coming out of the mid county tolls. we had a medical emergency on the 30 bypass eastbound toward downingtown. it just cleared. we have a crash by the brandywine learning center 401. w0u6789 for -- watch out for a wreck on evansberg road. >> let's go outside to karen rogers with the heat. >> reporter: we have new numbers coming in with the current heat index values. feels like 90 degrees in
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philadelphia. 91 in wilmington with, feels like 96 in millville. dover has not updated. it has no the happened until just this time, 97 is the high. it's going to feel like it's over 100. sun and clouds, only an isolated shower later on today and more of the same tomorrow, tam. >> coming up on "action news" at noon, the search for a man accused of stab stabbing his ex-girlfriend and her mother, the mother dieing in the south philadelphia attack. the girl is in critical condition. we'll have more on the man police are looking to for coming up on "action news" at noon. "live with kelly and ryan" is up next on 6abc. i'm tamala edwards. have a great thursday!
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