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good morning, america. and we do wish you a good wednesday morning and we are remembering glen campbell this morning. >> he was loved by so many. everyone from dolly parton and blake shelton sharing how much the star has meant to them. >> what a voice, what a contribution he made. "rhinestone cowboy." we'll have a lot more but first news from overnight. the dramatic escalating tensions from north korea. they defied president trump with a new threat against guam. that came hours after the president warned that any new threats from north korea would be met by fire and fury. you know, that blistering rhetoric is a real break from past presidents and it is being met with concern from republican and democratic lawmakers as the
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new poll shows that six out of ten americans are uneasy about president trump's ability to handle north korea. our chief global affairs anchor martha raddatz starts us off. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the trump administration has always said a military option with north korea remains on the table but as a last resort. but these words from president trump did not make it sound that way. after the president, the dramatic escalation. >> north korea best not make any more threats to the united states. they will be met with fire and fury. >> reporter: and one u.s. territory just over 2,000 miles away from north korea in the crosshairs. overnight, the small pacific island of guam home to crucial american military bases and more than 7,000 u.s. forces on alert after north korea said in a
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statement its leaders are seriously considering a plan to target the territory with missiles. >> an attack or threat on guam is a threat or attack on the united states. >> reporter: this after that stunning warning from president trump who north korean leader kim jong-un yesterday. >> he has been very threatening beyond a normal statement and as i said, they will be met with fire, fury and, frankly, power, the likes of which this world has never seen before. >> reporter: an overt military threat, all the more alarming given the latest extraordinary intelligence assessments of north korea's nuclear capabilities. u.s. analysts now believe the country can produce miniature nuclear warheads like the one kim jong-un posed next to last march claiming then it was, indeed, a miniature nuke. those warheads able to fit
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inside icbm missiles that kim launched twice last month, the last traveling farther than ever before. this morning some political the president's own party concerned that the commander in chief's fiery warnings could further incite the already volatile north korean leader. >> you got to be sure that you can do what you say you're going to do. the great leaders that i have seen, they don't threaten unless they're ready to act. >> reporter: and, of course, this war of words is all the more worrisome given that intelligence report on the north's capable, george. >> martha, you mentioned the miniaturization of the nuclear warheads. that's not the only alarming news in there. >> reporter: it isn't. intelligence has estimated from a couple to several dozen nuclear weapons in north korea but this latest report puts the number at 60, the highest we have ever heard and the most definitive, george. >> their program accelerating so
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quickly, martha raddatz, thanks very much. >> thank you, george. we'll talk more about it. joining us is our contributor retired colonel steve ganyard. so tell us what is the possible threat to the u.s. >> well, robin, what happened yesterday was the u.s. intelligence committee -- community finally said we think they can miniaturize one of these weapons to put on a rocket that will get all the way to the united states. so take a look at this video here. this is the evolution of how long these missiles and how far they've been able to reach over time. this is why the north korean threat has become so much more serious because they've finally developed those kinds of weapons that can reach all the way to the continental united states. some people even believe that he can reach somewhere out here maybe as far as the east coast of the united states. >> what are america's options here? >> well, robin, we have what's called a ground-based interceptor and that is a ballistic missile system that is
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able to -- is able to reach up like a rocket and be able to get into space and intercept these north korean missiles as they come in to -- towards the united states so the whole idea is we have this developing system. it's a technological marvel but only at a 50% rate of success so we need to protect the continental united states. >> steve, you have served in the state department so you know about the diplomatic side of things and what is your take on the words, the language that president trump is using with this? >> robin, this is really the first kind of fiery rhetoric we've seen out of a u.s. president since really harry truman and so the president has made the decision to make a direct video appeal to kim jong-un to make him understand what the u.s.' response will be. the question is does this ramp up, does it continue to ramp up or do things begin to calm down? the next few days will be critical. >> steve, thank you. robin, thanks.
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steve mentioned this was the rhetoric harry truman used after dropping the atomic bomb on hiroshima. we will talk about it more with cecilia vega right here. such a bracing moment to see the president hugging himself as he said these words but parts of the statement tightly scripted. >> very much so and this was a question that was prompt. this was an answer promised by a question by a reporter. he was there to talk about opioid addiction and was asked this question at the end of that. look, i am told this was very much a strategic answer by people in the white house, that the president knew if he was asked about this, that he would have this answer ready to go and if you watch that tape of the president, it seems as though during parts of it he looks down and -- seems to be reading a little bit. this -- we've seen ramped up rhetoric from the president. >> the president already set out a red line in january where he said he will not -- north korea will not be able to create a ballistic missile capable of reaching the united states and we heard steve ganyard say they have done that and then he said it wouldn't happen and
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particularly the use of the word threat yesterday drawing this response from the president because, of course, the north koreans came out within hours with a new threat. >> and drawing criticism from people within his own party. john mccain, you just heard martha talk about it, saying you have to back this up if you use language like that. you and i both know the one thing that is consistent with them is they say that the president is not going to message what his military actions will be. but we do know that his national security adviser h.r. mcmaster said the president had been briefed on military options in north korea. we know that this is something he's been following closely. this seems to be a big shift in rhetoric, though, and in tone coming out of this white house on this topic. >> they say many types nothing is off the table. let's switch topics. the special counsel robert mueller reported in "usa today" that there has been some side communication between the president's team and the special counsel. >> essentially what we're told, what this story said was that the president's legal team had passed on messages from the president sort of niceties
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expressing appreciation for the job that they're doing. we're told by people in that circle that the report seems to be a little bit overblown, that this is nothing more than per fup perfunctory conversation. we're told no direct communications between the president and mueller, but this report has raised a lot of eyebrows. >> has been a gulf between the president and his legal team and seen his lawyers say nice things about robert mueller and say they want to cooperate with robert mueller but the president complaining a lot about what he says are the special counsel's conflicts. >> calling this a witch-under. not backing down. kellyanne conway told you that this weekend. the legal team says we are willing to cooperate. we've heard from others in the president's circle called on to possibly testify saying they will cooperate if asked to do so. the president himself, one thing on this, he is firm, he is calling this a witch-hunt and not backing down from it. >> going to move on to the other major breaking news.
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a driver plowing into soldiers in paris. injuring at least six. the search is on right now for the suspect. abc's james longman has the latest from london. good morning, james. >> reporter: good morning, robin. that counterterrorism operation and a manhunt are under way this morning. paris on high alert after yet another attack on security forces. a man is this morning on the run from police after ramming a car into a group of soldiers in paris. a dark colored bmw was seen waiting near an army bar racks in a northwestern suburb of the french capital. it struck just before 8:00 a.m. local slamming into six soldiers two of whom we understand have serious injuries although none is life-threatening and the mayor confirming a deliberate attack although no motive established. ment soldiers leaving their post to begin a new shift as part of "operation sentinelle" to guard major sites in paris because france has been in a state of emergency since the charlie
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hebdo attacks of 2015. this is the sixth attack on french police and the military this year. the hunt is now on for the man and his vehicle. the u.s. embassy in paris tweeting a warning to u.s. citizens to avoid the area. using a vehicle as a wind will remind people of other attacks across europe and authorities are scouring video surveillance of the area as they try to track down that car. robin. >> hopefully they will soon. james, thank you. george. the killer of a rookie police officer during a traffic stop in missouri sunday has been captured. ian mccarthy was captured after being spotted walking down a nearby highway charged in the murder of officer gary michael who pulled him over. police called it a cowardly attack. >> we turn to the tropical storm franklin on the verge of becoming a hurricane moving toward mainland mexico. rob is in for ginger tracking its path. good morning, rob. >> good morning, robin. now in the gulf of mexico
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strengthening but this is what it did yesterday across the yucatan peninsula, puerto morelos and a time lapse out of cancun showing the outer bans getting into that resort area. winds approaching hurricane strength, likely to become our first hurricane of the atlantic season. the waters are 90 degrees so it should strengthen easily getting in between veracruise and tampico. also some flooding rains across the south and u.s. we'll talk more about that in a few minutes. >> thank you, rob. also this morning, people are gearing up for the total solar eclipse. now just 12 days away. around 12 million americans are in its path stretching 70 miles wide and 3,000 miles long from oregon to south carolina. t.j. holmes is here with how states are preparing for the power surge. good morning, teej. >> more and more americans are getting their electricity from solar power. what happens when the sun goes
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away? regulators are working pretty hard to make sure your lights don't go out when the light goes out. small towns are turning into boom towns as millions flock to rural america to catch a glimpse of the rare solar eclipse. >> i'm really excited about it. >> reporter: when the skies darken across the united states, electric companies will face a massive challenge. how to avoid power disruptions and a post-eclipse surge that could cripple the nation. grid operators are urgently transporting energy across the country to propose for the temporary shortfall in solar depleted regions. for several minutes at a time between the hours of 11:35 and 2:35 eastern time the moon will totally obscure the sun in 14 states. this will strain solar production similar to the effect of shutting down 15 power plants all at once. in california where nearly 5 million homes are supplied with solar power officials are urging residents to unplug and conserve energy use saying, quote, let's give our hard working sun a break.
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north carolina right in the prime path of the eclipse ranks number two in the country for solar power. >> we want to make sure we have our power plants in reserve that can take up the slack when the eclipse is happening but also be able to pull them back when that solar starts to operate again. >> reporter: and get this, another issue has to do with cell phone usage because some of these rural towns, your population is 6,000. it will grow to 150,000 people coming to check it out. your cell phones won't work so they're bringing in cell phone towers and everybody will try to send out a picture and you won't be able to get those messages. >> also little league world series is going on at this time. they'll play through it. >> their solution, turn the lights on. >> really. >> they're going to play through it. hit a switch. it won't be a full eclipse where they are, pretty significant coverage of the sun but they're just going to turn the lights on and you won't miss a pitch. we're going to play ball, yes. >> thank you, man. all right, michael. this morning we're also celebrating the life of glen campbell. yes, he was a legend. he passed away tuesday at the
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age of 81. he was known as a rhinestone cowboy and one of the biggest napes in show business. his daughter ashley posting a touching tribute saying she's heartbroken. i owe him everything i am and everything i ever will be. he will be remembered so well and with so much love. well said. abc's david wright has a look at his remarkable life. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning. he was a country music legend but there's a lot you might not know about glen campbell. did you know he acted with john wayne? that he backed up frank sinatra and elvis presley. he even toured with the beach boys. ♪ i'm going to be where the lights are shining on me ♪ >> reporter: with that cleft chin and that clear country tenor -- ♪ like a rhinestone cowboy >> reporter: -- he was a rhinestone cowboy destined for stardom. ♪ and a star-spangled rodeo."
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>> reporter: a ride that lasted 60 years in the music business including his own tv show. >> good evening, ladies and gentlemen. i'm glen campbell. >> reporter: a few star turns in the movies cast opposite john wayne in "true grit". >> you do that and i'll kill you. >> i wouldn't count too much on being able to shake somebody i didn't know, fella. >> reporter: as a session musician he backed up frank sinatra on "strangers in the night" and the beach boys on "fun, fun, fun." that's him playing that famous guitar lick. lately campbell suffered publicly from alzheimer's disease. >> what was i saying? i would be right in the middle of a sentence. >> reporter: a condition he revealed in 2011 recording one last album -- ♪ the world's been good to me >> reporter: released at age 75. toured 151 more shows saying good-bye. the music lasting longer than his memories ♪ i am a lineman for the county
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and i drive the main roads ♪ a great song. >> but the famous line from it is i need you more than want you. >> i need you more than want you and i want you for all time and the wichita lineman is still on the line. >> reporter: his heartbreaking final hit a tribute to his wife performed at the oscars by tim mcgraw. ♪ i'm not going to miss you >> reporter: he will be missed, glen campbell was 81. ♪ i'm not going to miss you >> he was the soon of an arkansas sharecropper, number 7 out of 12 kids and his dad bought him his first guitar for 5 bucks at a sears and roebuck. in his biggest year, 1968 he outsole the beatles. >> wow. wow. that is amazing. you know, so many country stars are talking about how much he meant to them and this morning and glen campbell meant so much to dolly parton. she sent out this tweet saying, glen campbell was one of the greatest voices of all time. i will always love you, glen.
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he meant so much to so many people and, robin, i know you were a country music deejay. >> i was. >> you know his music so well. >> in the late '70s and early '80s and often got requests for glen campbell and when we were showing that piece and i was singing along. >> "wichita lineman." >> i almost had to play him every hour but just the breadth of his experience and, you know, the beatles and all that, he's just one of those rare individuals and the way he handled his illness with such grace and strength. beautiful. >> thank you, david. now let's go back to rob. we've got a lot more flooding across the south. >> we do george. that system that brought the rain across texas is sliding east. up to 8-inches falling across parts of houston that after the flooding across austin and san antonio. here we go flood watch still up for southeast texas parts of mississippi and alabama as this energy slides to the
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east. a lot of moisture from the gulf of mexico along this frontal boundary so heavy downpours at times from jackson to montgomery. charleston could see several inches. three or more inches in some of these spots. time for your sunny cities. >> good morning, everybody. what a beautiful start to the day we have. let's go outside. it's cool. you might want to grab a sweater. some of the suburbs just in the low to mid-50's but we have that beautiful sunshine as we look live here above the
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commodore barry bridge. let's check your exclusive accuweather forecast and today it is nice, it is bright. low humidity and a high of 83 degrees. just a couple degrees below average. after our cool start it's going to be a nice afternoon. tomorrow mostly sunny skies, 85. friday turning unstable, more humid, more clouds, chance for a shower. on local forecasters as we get closer to that in a couple of weeks, guys. >> poor local forecasters. don't put it on them. >> i totally pass the buck. completely pass the buck. >> wow. coming up the radio deejay takes the stand testifying about accusations that he sexually assaulted the superstar. he'll tell his side of the story. one of the pose famous hotels in the world hit with a major lawsuit. six women working there coming forward, what they're accusing their co-workers of.
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new fancy feast creamy delights. love is in the details. >> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 7:23 on this wednesday august 9th. let's head over to matt pelman for traffic. good morning in good morning, tam. it's quite the journey along 95 northbound this morning. starting first in the first state where we've got big jams on the northbound side from about 273 up to 295. that's because just beyond the split on 295 northbound there's a crash taking out the left lane. if you go farther north on 95 into pennsylvania, you start to hit a wall of traffic right at the state line and the jam continues through this point at the commodore barry bridge. still have this nasty crash taking out the left lane. so big delays coming north of the state line through this point at the commodore barry bridge. just to the north in delco have a vehicle fire on the southbound route one media bypass at baltimore pike where they meet up again. it's off to the side but attracting attention. there's still a crash on the
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eastbound schuylkill approaching the conshohocken curve off to the side but heavy delays continue. they linger back to 202 in king of prussia. tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. we'll take a short break and come back to your accuweather. >> ♪ whoooo. looking for a hotel that fits... ...your budget? tripadvisor now searches over... ...200 sites to find you the... ...hotel you want at the lowest price. grazi, gino!
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welcome back to "gma." what you see is the secretary of state rex tillerson just landing in guam moments ago on a refueling stop, of course, this comes just hours after that threat to guam from the north koreans. what the secretary said trying to calm things down saying i do not believe there is any imminent threat from north korea. the president back on twitter reinforcing his fire and fury threats from yesterday. a bit of a mixed message from the administration. more on that coming up. also right now, the search is on for that driver who attacked soldiers in paris. police say he intentionally slammed his vehicle into them injuring at least six people. and we have some good news for those who played the lottery. like i did yesterday. nobody won last night's mega millions jackpot. so friday's drawing will be worth an estimated $382 million
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and tonight all eyes are going to be on the powerball drawing. i played that too. that's worth $307 million. if you win both, of course, that's nearly $700 million. >> you're doubling down today. >> i'm doubling down. i'm in it to win it. you can't win if you don't play. >> that's right. we'll start with the latest on taylor swift's courtroom battle. the radio deejay she accused of sexual assault took the stand yesterday as swift and her fans sat nearby facing questions about this photo obtained by tmz, that's the feet's at issue. abc's clayton sandell is covering the case from denver. good morning, clayton. >> reporter: good morning to you, george. that's right, david muellac wk morning. he says he just wants to clear his good name, but he is now facing withering questions from taylor swift's legal team about missing evidence. this morning the legal smackdown between the deejay is heating up.
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♪ y in >> reporter: a jury of two men and six women seeing this photo obtained by tmz for the first time. taylor moment in 2013 david mueller grabbed her inappropriately from behind. mueller is suing swift for getting him fired. he admits he touched her rib cage leaning in for that photo but denies touching her backside. mueller took a rapid-fire grilling from swift's attorney about a secret recording he made with his bosses the day before he lost his job. most of that two-hour file vanished when mueller claimed his cell phone was accidentally destr destroyed and laptop ruined by spilled coffee. i wish we had the full recording. swift's attorney said it would show whether you changed your story. the jury will never know. outside fans lined up early to catch the brahma. >> really, really awesome taking a stand about it. >> reporter: some waiting five hours to snag one of just 32
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seats. >> i think it's really great that she's countersuing him because she doesn't need the money. she just wants to make it a point that women don't have to take it and they can stand up for themselves. >> reporter: swift is suing for just $1. in court she smiled to fans and sat with her mother andrea brought to tears when her attorney described how she's tried to protect her daughter her entire career. mueller is seeking about $3 million in damages. he should wrap up his testimony today, george. >> then all signs are we should see taylor swift on the stand? >> reporter: that's right. she is expected to testify. the problem is the judge has barred both sides from publicly releasing their witness plans so the answer for now is stay tuned, george. >> we will stay tuned. okay, clayton, thanks very much. now to that explosive sexual harassment lawsuit against one of new york's most famous hotels. six women who have worked at the plaza saying it has a, quote, toxic culture where women are treated as sexual objects.
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abc's eva pilgrim is there at the plaza with the details. good morning, eva. >> reporter: good morning, robin. those women telling me they are certain they're not alone. encouraging others to come forward this morning. their lawyers saying these alleged harassment happened out in the open and at least one caught by the hotel security camera. it's the epitome of class and elegance, one of new york city's most iconic landmarks home to eloise. and temporary playground to kevin mcallister. >> luxurious and spacious. >> reporter: while being a guest at the famous plaza hotel may be a dream come true a lawsuit answers that is not the case for some who work there. >> i have to convince myself every day whether or not i can handle it. >> reporter: six current and former female employees detailing in a complaint the outrageous and incessant sexual harassment and assault by senior
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management and their male counterparts. saying they experienced forcible groping and kissing and repulsive sexual remarks. >> why should the victims of sexual harassment be forced to lose a job? >> reporter: dana louis who is still employed at the plaza alleges that she was harassed on several occasions by a superior who she claims repeatedly followed her into a coat closet, kissing her three times in one day then begged her not to report the incident. >> it was really hard for me to come forward or to say anything at the risk of losing my employment. i'm a single mother. i have a 10-year-old daughter. i felt like i didn't have much of a choice. >> reporter: another woman also still employed at the hotel, crystal washington, a 27-year-old hospitality coordinator said she went to her managers after she was repeatedly harassed by a co-worker alleging the harasser
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made degrading sexual remarks. >> sometimes i do want to give up and throw in the towel but i wouldn't want to give them the satisfacti satisfaction. i just want to fight through it. >> reporter: washington claiming in the complaint that not only did hr fail to investigate the incident but her alleged harasser responded by supposedly undermining her in front of other employees and customers. >> although it may be hard to come forward and to say something, you will feel a lot better once you do something about it. once you put an end when you say enough is enough. >> reporter: the plaza's parent company telling abc news any attempt atlasment or discrimination has not and never will be tolerated assuring they do not retaliate against any staff member who raises a claim of harassment or discrimination in good faith. guys. >> we'll see where the case goes from here. all right, eva, thank you.
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the card swipe at many stores so a warning that could protect your money. chip transactions are meant to make our cards more secure. >> follow the instructions on the p.i.n. pad. >> reporter: what if that tiny piece of technology goes missing? experts warn the chip in your credit card can fall out. >> they're on this pretty good but wear and tear, it could cause issue with the underlying glue. >> reporter: this happened to reporter jason knowles of our abc station wls. >> i didn't realize for days. >> reporter: knowles says when he called his bake chase they told him if someone found the chip on the ground, that person could use it on another card. shawn canaday says it can happen with any credit card. he ran tests with two cards of his own to prove the chip hack can happen. >> i basically peeled off a chip of two cards and swapped them and then took that card to a retailer and ran a transaction and the receipt you could tell
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because it shows the last four digits that it didn't match the card i actually used. >> reporter: this isn't the first time possible security flaws have been exposed with chip cards. "shark tank's" robert herjavec showed rebecca jarvis how special software on a cell phone can swipe someone's credit card info just by being very close to it. >> simply by putting this near your purse we're able to take your entire credit card information. >> reporter: the electronic transactions association says the capturing of your card info is not so easily done because most consumers would be aware of a thief getting right next to their card. and when it comes to losing your chip, chase says it is rare to lose the entire chip or even a portion of it but in either event, quote, we strongly suggest replacing the card with a new account and card. and banking experts told us it's important to know that in these cases you have zero liability for any fraud. >> zero liability but what do you do if you notice your card is missing or it's loose. >> the first thing you want to do is call your bank, get a
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a bunch of little technical gremlins but we're getting everything worked out with our big board. you've heard of a driverless car on the streets already but what about a plane without a pilot, michael? >> that's a plane i'm not on. that's a plane without a passenger in my opinion. but new research said they could be the future of air travel with huge savings for the airline area and maybe passengers as well but major questions and nick watt is at air hollywood. yes, there are questions. in l.a. with details, nick, tell us about this new research. what's going on with this? >> reporter: well, first of all, let's see what this will look like. we're talking no people in the cockpit of a plane, no fancy epaulets, no pilots, pilotless. ubs did this research and they say it could save the industry
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$35 billion a year. so there is real incentive to try and make this happen to save some cash, guys. >> i'm still just trying to let it all set in here. so you're saying there's -- how can -- how can that be, nick? i mean, how realistic is this? >> it's pretty realistic. one boeing boss recently said that the building blocks as he put it are already there. this could happen -- don't forget autopilot has been in some form or another for 100s not like the "airplane" movie autopilot but ubs says this could happen technically feasible by 2025. >> but yet autopilot but you still have a pilot there. >> somebody is taking over to take off and land. in the air is fine. put it on autopilot but the question is we know what the industry is thinking about this but what are the passengers thinking about this? what is the response?
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>> reporter: yeah, well, michael, that's not so rosie. people are a bit like you, 54% of people polled said they would be reluctant to get into a pilotless plane. only 17% said they would be gung ho and most of the people keen on this are younger people but pilots union, pilots alliance, they are unsurprisingly say it's a terrible idea and nothing can replace pilots or crew in terms of spotting a problem before it happens, dealing with those kind of issues and keeping people safe. they say terrible idea. >> all of those things. >> nick, would you get on a pilotless plane? >> michael, i would get on a pilotless plane. i would rather get on a pilotless plane than a driverless car. there's less to crash into up there and if it does make the tickets cheaper, i'm in. whatever. >> robin. >> no. >> 2-1. i'm not getting on it either, man.
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>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. it's 7:56 on this wednesday august 9th. let's see what's going on with traffic. let's start with matt pelman taking a look at the schuylkill. >> low humidity today and low speeds on 76, the schuylkill expressway. westbound travel time is that especially bad right now at 42 minutes. that's about three times what it ideally should be but there are no accidents on the westbound side. there was one on the eastbound side just up ahead approaching the conshohocken curve. but that just cleared out of the way. still though slow speeds, just 12 miles per hour as you pass gulph mills. also had a crash in king of prussia right by the red lobster along 202 northbound at brandywine lane. that is in the process of clearing. but they're still working on this vehicle fire in delco southbound side of the route one media bypass approaching where it joins up with baltimore pike. again, i would avoid that. stay down on baltimore pike instead. crash on 95 northbound by the commodore barry bridge is gone but still speeds just in the
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teens as you come north of the delaware state line. tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. let's go to sky6 hd and take a live look down the shore into cape may. karen rogers, if this is your week off and that's where you are, you have won the lottery. >> you have. now you might not have been feeling so lucky when we had all that rain the other day. today is the payoff day. let's look at these numbers. 56 degrees in quakertown and pottstown. still really cool but 71 degrees in center city. really starting to warm up and feel a lot of a cool start. 62 cinnaminson, 67 tuckahoe and 63 in dover delaware. we are going to have wall to wall sunshine today. by lunchtime 79 degrees. at 3 o'clock, we'll hit our high of 83. that's 3 degrees below average so close, tam. >> okay, thank you, karen. a death investigation is now under way in atlantic city where a body was discovered at the tropicana hotel. investigators say hotel staff called 911 last night saying that they found a person dead inside a rom. the atlantic county
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. new overnight, north korea threatens u.s. territory where thousands of american troops are on the ground. the president head-to-head with kim jong-un in a fiery war of words as concerns grow about whether missiles with nuclear warheads could reach american cities. also breaking, ambush attack in paris. a driver ramming into soldiers. at least six injured. the mayor saying it was deliberate. an urgent manhunt right now for the attacker. two big health headlines this morning. colon cancer deaths on the rise in young adults. but what's the reason why? and could dropping soda from your daily diet really help you lose 14 pounds a year? sugar and your body. dr. ashton breaks it down. a rare look at a young diana. the home movies you haven't seen. her driver and her brother both
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sharing their stories. what they're revealing now 20 years after her death. ♪ walking on broken glass after all the tears and one of the saddest breakups in bachelor show history, peter is here live after walking away from rachel, so many questions this morning. ♪ and she's all woman. kesha here live, her big performance just ahead. and she's here to say -- >> good morning, america. >> kesha, every person that wanted her autograph or picture, she stopped. happy wednesday with her. great to have you with us and you know who else is out there, the booted bachelor, peter is here, as well. >> i got to say you and kesha together, those color combinations, they wake up the world.
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>> good morning! >> and my man, peter, may have advice for these ladies. take a look at this photo. all total strangers until one man scheduled a date with all of them on the very same night. that's a very brave man but they got the last laugh and we're going to talk to them about it. >> i want to get this all on first impression when we meet them. we'll learn a lot about them. the top story, escalating tension with north korea. the regime threatened the u.s. territory of guam overnight after president trump vowed to unleash fire and fury on north korea in the face of new threats. and just moments ago the secretary of state rex tillerson landed in guam. an attempt to ratchet down the rhetoric. martha raddatz tracking all the latest. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. guam was a refueling stop for secretary tillerson on his return from asia. he said he does not believe the island is in any imminent danger but he was peppered with questions about president trump's alarming warnings to north korea where he said that
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any threats to the united states will be met with fire and fury. the likes of which this world has never seen before. tillerson defended those comments. >> so i think the president, what the president was doing was sending a strong message to north korea in language that kim jong-un would understand because he doesn't seem to understand diplomatic language. i think the president just wanted to be clear to the north korean regime that the u.s., you know, unquestionable ability to defend itself, will defend itself and its allies and i think it was important that he deliver that message to avoid any miscalculation on their part. >> reporter: of course, this comes after a u.s. intelligence report that has determined that north korea now has a nuclear weapon that can fit inside an intercontinental ballistic missile. >> thanks very much. george, now the other top story in our morning rundown, the manhunt for a driver who rammed his vehicle into a group
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of french soldiers outside of paris. police have now launched a counterterrorism investigation and james longman has the latest for us again. good morning, james. >> reporter: good morning, robin. a man is on the run this morning after ramming a car into a group of soldiers in paris. the dark colored bmw was seen waiting near an army bar racks in a northwestern suburb of the french capital. it struck just before 8:00 a.m. local approaching slowly at first and then accelerating into six soldiers, three of whom woe understand have serious injuries although none is life-threatening. you can see response units at the seen. confirming it was a deliberate attack although no motive has been established. soldiers have been patrolling paris because of the state of emergency which has been in place since the charlie hebdo attacks of 2015. this is the sixth attack on french police and military forces this year and people will recall multiple attempts across europe where vehicles were used to kill. the hunt is now on for the man and his car. robin. >> so many attacks, all right,m.
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we'll lighten the moment. a little picture of the morning. >> we'll lighten the moment a little bit. back in this country we'll do what marine officers in southern california, they helped lure a gray whale out of trouble. the 15-foot baby found his way into dana point harbor swimming under paddleboarders and officers used a fireboat to spray it and it turned back to the sea and gray whales typically hang out near alaska this time of the year. little fella got lost and got him back on track. >> chilling there. >> laid back. >> yeah. coming up here on "gma," two big health headlines about a type of cancer on the rise for young adults. and a new alert about sugar. and a rare look at the life of young princess diana. look at those home movies right there and her brother charles will talk about it. >> plus, the booted bachelor, peter, is here live after that explosive finale. what he has to say about his final confrontation with rachel and will he be the next bachelor? that's the big question.
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whoa! welcome back to "gma." happy to have everyone with us this wednesday morning and, boy, t.j. holmes, for "pop news." [ cheers and applause ] >> y'all making me work this morning. that's okay. that's all right. good morning. got some good "pop news" to start with. you'll love this. david letterman is back. he is back. the longtime late night comedian of 33 years now, he has a new series, it's going to be on netflix. don't expect to see the same
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format you're used to seeing on late night switching up the formula and going to sit down and do long interviews with just one guest and talk about topics he enjoys but this was the funny thing about it. he says if you decide to retire to spend more time with family you need to check with your family first. right? they might not want you at home. >> good point. >> see, that's the first question everybody asks. is the beard -- no way he's going to shave that. >> no? >> no. to grow a beard takes a lot of work and that thing is beautiful. so there's no way he's probably going to let that go. it's a great look. but the series -- look at that thing. you are don't let that go. the series, you can expect to see the beginning of next year. we don't know the guest lineup yet. for the next story my producer gave me an option, about bill murray or janet jackson. sorry, bill. janet jackson is back. she's getting set for a new tour. [ applause ] yes. it's called "a state of the
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world" tour and made the announcement on twitter and it's a photo of herself rehearsing. a 56-city tour. it starts september 7th picking up where she left off last year. remember she had to put her tour on hold because she wanted to start a family. she had a son born in january and that picture she sent out rehearsing she actually used the caption that said, hey, it's janet. put on a few pounds. just wanted to make sure you knew it was me. janet, we know who you are, sister. she looks great and 56 cities so she's going to be all over the place. >> bill murray went to see "groundhog day." >> yeah, we'll do bill later. it ain't bill's time to shine. >> janet jackson is going to win that argument every time. finally here, i have -- [ applause ] i got to be careful with this one because what i have for the final story is a justification for you drinking at work. you heard me correctly. your nightcap from last night could lead to today's
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masterpiece this. is according to a study out of austria, george. moderate drinking can open up the brain to creative thinking. what they did here was put 70 people in a room, give them all a pint of beer. half of them had the reel thing, the other had nonalcoholic beer. those with the real thing tested better on a word association test. they also did better at thinking outside the box. [ cheers and applause ] why are you looking at me. >> we have a different study on drinking every single week and last week was we speak less clearly if we drink but now we're finding out we're more creative. what's tomorrow? >> you will speak less clearly but you'll have a better idea. you just can't articulate it. >> how about we test that theory tonight? drinks on me. >> we're talking about one glass of beer or one glass of wine. don't sit around and get drunk but one opens up the brain to a new type of thinking. >> great. >> i'll be back with a study
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about something else tomorrow. [ applause ] next up in bill murray news -- that's all i got. >> we'll turn now to a "gma" health alert. two big headlines this morning. one about an alarming rise in colon cancer among young adults and the other an alert about the dangers of sugar and so our senior medical contributor dr. jennifer ashton is going to weigh in on both. so let's start with this about colon cancer. >> big study in "the journal of the american medical association" found that the news is not good for colon cancer rectal cancer, the rates are up in young people under the age of 50 and the death rates are up in that age group and there are racial differences as well. there's a higher death rate among whites. good news, declining death rates among african-americans, not clear why. >> what do you think is going on here? >> well, i mean i think when you look at it, there's -- there are a lot of theories. is it diet, is it obesity, is it the environment or genetics. >> it's unclear. the important things to know,
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focus on symptom, screening and research. symptom, people need to understand the big symptoms, bleeding, pain, change no your bowl habits. in terms of screening, 50 and over to get screened and if you have a family history and research, i just got off the phone with a doctor from memorial sloan-kettering. the group there aggressively working on why this is happening. we don't know if it's dietary but working on causes and treatments. >> you bring up dietary. diet and that's why we'll talk about this next headline. you're saying if we just cut out one soda a day. >> well, here's the thing we know a third of the american population is obese. we are the heaviest nation in the world and a lot of it comes from our beverages so if you're drinking one 20-ounce soda a day, that is the equivalent, robin, help me with the big reveal here. >> i don't want to -- no way. >> in a year. this is what it adds up to, 119 cups of sugar in a year.
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that is the equivalent of 52 pounds. this is a big problem. >> so what does all this sugar do to our bodies? >> nothing good. the good news is our cells do need glucose and sugar to run on but too much of it, inflammat n inflammation, something called ox dative stress and affects the blood vessels, every organ system from the brain to the heart to the kidneys, big problems. >> there's some alternatives here. >> so this is a swap kind of system and addicted literally to sugary beverages so you can't always go cold turkey. if you make these swap, substitute one soda a day for 16 ounces of coffee, save 9 1/2 pounds a year. if you substitute a sports drink you can save about 6 pounds and then, you know, the best just straight water, you can save 14 pounds in a year so we're battling the bulge. this is important. don't drink your calories unless you're talking about the alcoholic beverage that t.j. was
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talking about. >> come on, jen. otot e eouraging that at ng aun >> no, exactly. >> you're right. we don't realize how many calories we drink. >> you want to eat your calories. kids need milk. they need to drink them once in a mile. alcohol in moderation, otherwise this is where the money is. >> water, water, water everywhere. thank you. george. >> a lot of good advise here with jess cagle. also the executive producer of a new look at the life of princess diana 20 years after her death. her family showing home video in a new abc special "the story of diana." long before the fairy tale wedding and the heartache, a baby named diana. in these rarely seen home videos from her younger brother charles, the future princess, a child at play. >> you would be wrong to think of diana as a saintly child. she was quite naughty. never with malice, just sort of pushing the boundaries. >> reporter: she pushed those boundaries as princess too before he life was cut short at 36 in a paris car accident.
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diana's driver recalled escorting her body home. >> come into a seat where you can't move with people, but as we came out of the airport and turned left which is the a-40 int inter-london, no cars, people. people upon people upon people. all the way in, must have been probably 4 for 5 miles. >> reporter: two decades after her death her memory lives on through the sons she adored and the grandchildren she never met. >> one of the great tragedies, of course, is that diana would have been the best grandmother ever. i love the fact that there's such veneration among her immediate family for what she was and what she meant and i think that's fantastic. >> boy, jess, so special to see those home movies. >> right. there's a lot of footage of diana, especially as a young girl that we've never seen before. photo, a lot of people like charles spencer, her brother, who have not spoken a lot over the years and just give tremendous insight into who this woman was.
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>> what surprised you the most. >> it surprised me to know, one, how much she loved prince charles. you know, it's fascinating she was a wide-eyed romantic and when she married the prince, she really thought that was going to be forever. he had very different ideas about marriage. >> that anger we see later real heartbreak. >> real heartbreak but also what you learn in this documentary is that she was really strong and really formidable from a very, very young age. much stronger than the blushing bride that we sort of saw in the beginning of the marriage. >> even those first pictures of her, that same mischievous look in her eyes. >> she was very smart and had she i'm sure decided to become an actress she would have been a great actress because every emotion she ever had plays out right there on her face and this documentary plays out over four hours and you see the changes in her particularly in the way she
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reels to the media and the way she relates to prince charles and this sort of fearsome righteous anger she had. it was all right there on the fast. >> 20 years after her death he still captures our attention. >> she does. this was a fairy tale that became a soap opera that became a tragedy. it's one of the most compelling human lives ever lived and it's told from the point of view of people who knew her, her brother, people who worked for her, really close friends that were there, eyewitnesses for, you know, the marriage and the dissolution of the marriage and in the way she sort of pulled herself up and really became a voice for the disenfranchised of the world and really set the bar for the way that celebrities should use fame. a tremendous impact. >> very powerful story. jess, thanks for bringing it to us. you can see part one tonight at 9:00 p.m. eastern. part two tomorrow night.
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>> george what a beautiful morning we have. we have people from texas pennsylvania new york city madison wisconsin and they all have roses for some reason. take a look at this video out of chicago. this jordan who turns one. he's doing some vacuuming on a roomba. that's a great check of what's happening in chicago time now for your local forecast. >> thanks rob. love the roses they have. storm tracker showing we're dry right now and we have sunshine. let's look outside. it's a beauty of a day as sky6 looks live at the blue skies here with our temple university camera. checking your exclusive accuweather forecast it is nice, it is bright. we've got low humidity and a high of 83. tomorrow almost as nice, 85, mostly sunny skies. we're going to city a few high clouds mixing in. turning unstable, 82 for your high, more humid chance for a shower and that lasts through the weekend
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rooting for peter to win rachel's heart. you see a lot of people screaming in the background but sadly he was sent home in the season finale but we'll take a look at their final conversation before the big breakup. >> i don't feel that i'm ready to ask you to marry me tomorrow. but i don't want to stop being with you. >> and, yes, it's an ah moment. right? but, bachelor nation still loves peter and it's great to have you here, my friend. >> pleasure to be here. >> thank you for joining us this morning. during the live show, the other day, you were crying backstage before you came out and had a chance to talk to rachel. so what was going through your mind at that moment? >> so i hadn't seen that segment since i actually was the myself. it was first time being back in those emotions and it was hard. i knew i was watching this woman
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be hurt and i was watching myself be hurt and i was going to have to face herce then so i a lot of emotion. >> after you faced her live in front of everybody at home watching do you feel like you left with closure? >> i did. i totally did. rachel and i had a conversation on stage and i think, you know, she's in a very happy place. i'm getting to a happy place and we left on good terms, i think it was okay. >> the one thing that stood out is the conversation you had with rachel earlier in the season. >> yep. >> where you told her go find someone to have a mediocre life it was an amazing statement. were you surprised by her reaction to your apology. you did step up and apologize for that. >> first off that was stupid of me to say. 50s in the heat of the moment. i was very emotional and i shouldn't have said it and i was very apologetic for it and understandably so she took offense to it and however she reacted i had to take it and it is what it is at this point. >> and the other day you told
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chris that you had so much more to say to rachel and you didn't get a chance to say it but what would you have said. >> first time in the breakup where after the breakup there was no conversation. it was cold turkey right then and there. i asked if i could reach back out to her the next day to said my piece, i'm sorry, i wish there was something more i could have done and i wasn't given that opportunity and so there were still things that i felt like i had to get off my chest and couldn't. >> and she is engaged to bryan now. >> yep. >> and do you think that she became engaged to bryan because you said, hey, i'm not ready to propose to you right now even though i still want to be with you do you think she settled. >> i don't think she settled. i think she and i had a very instant connection on our date but i think she had an amazing connection with bryan as well. it was obvious from the start. and he's a good fit and they seem very happy and i wish them nothing but the best. >> i tell you, man, the reaction for you has been incredible around here. robin roberts bumped into you in
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the pantry and she said that's a whole lot of man in that pantry. i said, yeah, he's rocking the gap teeth, robin. you know what that means. he is a good man. a twitter question from one of our viewers. they want you to tell us about your high school yearbook beige from 2005 where your dream was to be on "the bachelor". >> i got that from an old high school friend a week before it came out and was a shock to myself as well. at the time i had not had a serious girlfriend. i don't think i had kissed a girl at that point and "the bachelor" just started airing and he was the epitome of what everyone warranted to be, intelligent, hard working and desired by the girls. i want had. >> if you're asked will you be the next bachelor. >> i'd have to think a lot about it. [ cheers and applause ] >> the people have spoken. they want you to be the next bachelor but thank you for coming in, man. >> of course. >> good luck if you are asked that question. >> thank you.
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>> we hope you will accept. >> we'll meet the women who busted a guy trying to date six of them at one time. plus, kesha is here and she is performing live. we'll be right back.
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>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 8:27 on this wednesday august 9th. let's head over to matt pelman to take a look at your traffic. good morning. >> almost paradise is not how we would describe the situation on the roads on this wednesday morning, tam. several issues including a broken down work van here in bucks county. this is 95 southbound by business one. it's taking out the left lane. not causing a huge delay but a little bit of slowing as you come south of the scudder falls bridge. not too far off in morrisville river road mostly blocked off this morning at bickers way because of a crash of the i would use yardley morrisville road to get around that 32 blockage. and we had blockage earlier headed toward the old granite run mall in delco on the southbound route one media bypass. it was a vehicle fire. sounds like things are opening up now but i would still stay down on baltimore pike, baltimore avenue through
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media. color on 95 northbound in delco is gone as is the one in the state of delaware. it was just off of 95 on 295 northbound. now cleared but still sluggish in those northbound lanes coming north of 273. tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. now let's head out to karen rogers who is enjoying being outside this morning. >> i really am enjoying it. loads of sunshine, low humidity and now we're up to 71 degrees in the city. here's your exclusive accuweather forecast. it's nice and bright today with a high of 83 degrees, beautiful day. tomorrow almost as nice, mostly sunny skies, a high of 85. by friday it starts to turn unstable its a bit more humid, bit more clouds in the area and chance for a shower and that lasts through monday. so, the instability stays for the weekend. friday 82. saturday and sunday no day is a washout but more clouds. chance for a shower or a thunderstorm. and it's humid, 82 on saturday. 84 on sunday. monday mostly cloudy, 80. we could see a period of rain. then it breaks with the pattern on tuesday, tam in
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thank you, karen. that's it right now. more "gma." then we'll see you back here. >> ♪
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♪ welcome back to "gma." and we've got a great audience. young audience here for kesha. we've got a look at the dating story trending everywhere where one guy tried to date six women in one night at one bar. oh, yeah, but it was the ladies who got the last laugh and we'll tuque to them in a moment but first let's take a look at the story. 26-year-old lisette pylant say she was the first of six women to go on a date with this man named justin. it was not an episode of "the bachelor." going viral with the unlikely
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tale. 45 minutes in his next date shows up because he double books. he said justin introduced her to date number two as his friend. she played along to help the girl feel less awkward until he exits for a moment. while he was away not only did the two women realize they are both there for a date, a third woman arrives. the two girls and i decided to be best friends and left homeboy with the bill. the three ladies leave the serial dater for another bar but that wasn't the end of the date for him. jk, it's not over, the bartender just texted us to tell us homeboy is on another date. pylant enlisting friends to rescue date number four and on the way out they discover his fifth date of the night. she posted my friends intercepted her and told her not to waste her time. and yet he still wasn't done. pylant tweeting we went back and he was with number six. [ applause ] very busy young man and we've
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got five of the six ladies joining us from washington, d.c. this morning. >> where is the guy? >> lisette, kristen, kali, alex and jess. we asked him to be here but he declined. we got to say welcome, ladies. thanks for joining us. lisette, that twitter thread went insanely viral. you were his first date. but why did you decide to tweet about it after the situation happened? >> as soon as kristen showed up we just decided it was too ridiculous not to share and that if this was happening to us that it must be happening to other people too and we just figured this guy needed to be called out. >> and, kristen, as lisette said, when you showed up i know you thought it was ridiculous. what did you think when the third date showed up? we quickly relegaled we were on a three-on-one date and decided
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to turn it into a girls night and left him. >> left homeboy with the tab. justin declined to join us this morning but he did tell us something. he said that he was actually looking for love and these aren't dates but preliminary conversations. okay, kali, what do you think about that? >> this wasn't a preliminary conversation. this was speed dating and we didn't know about it. >> what did he tell you when you confronted him? >> so when i went up to him i introduced myself as date number five. and he immediately said, oh, you're already cut. >> what? >> i quickly realized i was on a dating site and a dating reality show that i didn't even sign up for. >> that wasn't cool. >> wow. >> and i have a question like the bartender, he flagged all of this and i have a question. what should people take away
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from this story? what did you learn from this story. >> dating in 2017 is messy. and life is messy. life is too short so we took a negative situation and turned it into a friendship and it's just funny. >> girl power. >> girl power. >> you can't treat people like that. >> it is funny but he will have to go into the witness protection program. >> i have to say your spirit and like you said how you have gotten a friendship out of it and how you, you know, looked at that and wanted to share that story with others and it's rough out there. >> it's rough out there. >> it is. >> kristen, this was your first time doing online dating. will you continue to do it? >> i'm not going to do it anymore. i'm over this. >> thank you all for joining us. as robin says, there we go. thank you, ladies. everybody, stay right there because we come back, kesha is
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here. [ cheers and applause ]
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[ cheers and applause ] kesha. kesha. [ cheers and applause ] >> back in the spotlight releasing beautiful new music heading out on a solo tour for the first time in four years.
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over the past few weeks she's put outou her new album "rainbow" which comes out on friday. it's deeply personal and we are so, so, so happy to see you, to look at you. to have you here. [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. >> it's on. do you feel the love? >> i feel so much even -- like backstage dancing and punching stuff and crying'm just so many emotions. all the time. right now. >> can't wait to hear you sing and don't worry. she's going to sing a couple of songs. >> i can make it through the song i'll be singing it. >> "praying." it's such the -- it's so deep and personal talking about some really depression, suicide. just tell us the meaning behind "praying."
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okay. >> it's so personal. i've written every song on this album and they're so personal and this song i think is just really important because it talks about me personally going through something very hard, lots of very hard things, making it through, not giving up and finding empathy on the other side which is incredibly hard sometimes. >> empathy is the word. and -- >> it's difficult but, yeah. >> yeah. and it's like -- we know it's been well publicized the issues and legally you can't talk about it. we don't want to talk about it. we're here with you and how has that music helped you through this difficult time? >> well, i think this record is quite literally saved my life. and i hope you guys like it and i hope you can hear it and i hope it helps people. [ cheers and applause ] >> i love it, "rainbow." the whole transformation.
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what do you mean by that? [ cheers and applause ] describe what you mean by "rainbow" and, honey, you do look like a rainbow. >> i'm trying to look as much like a rainbow as i can. i think color symbolizes hope and a rainbow, you know, is a coincidence that it's also the symbol for the lgbtq community. but i've always found -- hell, yeah, but i have always found hope in bright colors and i wanted to bring that more into my everyday life so now my house is covered in rainbows and like my life and my body, i have like ten rainbow tattoos. i go to the tattoo artist and every time a rainbow on something, yeah, okay. >> also wonderful collaborations, your mother has been here. i've been seeing her. >> running around somewhere. >> i know. she's the one with the biggest smile on her face in the
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audience. that's who momma is. but a collaboration with her and other family members. >> yeah, i actually worked with her on a lot of the album and my brother is here filming over there. total family affair and then i consider her family now and worked with dolly parton. >> oh, wow. >> so just going to go ahead -- >> go ahead and say that. >> because that was like -- that was like the craziest thing in the word to me that she like actually said yes to collaborating with me and so i'm still not over it so i'm just going to tell everybody about it. >> you can drop dolly's name any time you want. thank you for sharing and we can't wait to hear you sing, especially the song "praying" that you wrote. kesha will be performing just ahead but we're going to get outside now to rob. [cheers and applause] fan club right here all ages shapes and sizes from all over the country. they're so psyched. they want tj to blow shows
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speaks up for sure. we got a birthday girl here. welcome. where are you from. >> michigan. >> we love michigan. you look beautiful today. that is a quick check on what's happening out here on times square. here's a quick check of your local forecast. >> thanks rob. 71 degrees right now and it is sunny. what a day we've got. it is nice and bright today with a high of 83. and tomorrow also a great day, 85. just a couple more clouds. friday it turns unstable. 't sta walks in. kesha live on "gma" coming up after this commercial break. stay with us. whoooo. going somewhere? here's some advice. tripadvisor now searches more... ...than 200 booking sites - to find the hotel you want and save you up to 30%. trust this bird's words. tripadvisor.
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performing the lead single off her beautiful new album "rainbow." this is "praying." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ well you almost had me fooled told me that i was nothing without you ♪ ♪ but after everything you've done i can thank you for how strong i have become ♪ ♪ 'cause you brought the flames and you put me through hell i had to learn how to fight for myself ♪ ♪ and we both know all the truth i could tell i'll just say this is i wish you farewell ♪ ♪ i hope you're somewhere
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praying, praying ♪ ♪ i hope your soul is changing, changing ♪ ♪ i hope you find your peace falling on your knees praying ♪ no more monsters i can breathe again ♪ ♪ and you said that i was done well you were wrong and now the best is yet to come ♪ ♪ 'cause i can make it on my own
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i don't need you i found a strength i've never known ♪ ♪ i've been thrown out i've been burned when i'm finish they won't even know your name ♪ ♪ you brought the flames and you put me through hell i had to learn how to fight for myself ♪ ♪ and we both know all the truth i could tell i'll just say this is i wish you farewell ♪ ♪ i hope you're somewhere praying praying ♪ ♪ i hope your soul is changing, changing ♪ ♪ i hope you find your peace falling on your knees praying ♪ ♪ oh sometimes i pray for you at
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night oh someday maybe you'll see the light ♪ ♪ oh some say in life you gonna get what you give but some things only god can forgive ♪ ♪ i hope you're somewhere praying praying ♪ ♪ i hope your soul is changing, changing ♪ ♪ i hope you find your peace falling on your knees praying ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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"good morning america" is brought to you by farmers' insurance. >> i'm here with a very proud mother and brother of kesha. >> thanks. >> how is it for you to see her back? >> it's amazing. it's like being a fish back in water. >> a fish back in water. that's you. that's you. i know that you're proud, as well. >> i'm very proud. >> and he's worked very hard on this project though. this is for him too. >> beautiful. it's a family affair she said. thanks to joining us. her new album, "rainbow" is out on friday. here dap kings performing another single off it this. is "woman" with the dap kings. >> thank you, folks. >> whoo. ♪ i by my owny own diamond rings, my
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automobiles everything i got i bought it ♪ ♪ boys can't buy my life buy my life yeah ♪ ♪ i do what i want she does say what you say i work real hard every day ♪ wan baby all right don't need a man to be holding me too tight ♪ ♪ i'm a woman baby that's right i'm just having fun with my ladies here tonight ♪ ♪ i'm a nasty woman ♪ mmm, yeah, driving around town in my cadillac girls in the front, boys in the back ♪ ♪ loosy as a goosy and we're looking for some fun ♪
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♪ i'm a woman baby all right i don't need a man to be holding me too tight ♪ ♪ i'm a woman baby that's right i'm just having fun with my ladies here tonight i'm a nasty woman ♪ ♪ ♪ mmm, yeah mmm, yeah ♪ ♪ don't buy me a drink i make my money don't touch my weave don't call me honey ♪ ♪ 'cause i run my stuff, baby 'cause i run my stuff, baby don't buy me a drink i make my money don't touch my weave don't call me honey ♪ ♪ 'cause i write my hits i write my hits ♪ ♪ don't buy me a drink i make my money don't touch my weave don't call me honey ♪ ♪ 'cause i run my stuff baby i
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run my stuff ♪ ♪ don't buy me a drink i make my money don't touch my weave don't call me honey ♪ ♪ because i write my hits baby ♪ don't buy me a drink i make my money don't touch my weave don't call me honey ♪ ♪ don't buy me a drink i make my money don't touch my weave don't call me honey ♪ ♪ because i write my hits baby i write my hits ♪ ♪ i'm a woman, baby, all right, i don't need a man to be holding me too tight ♪ ♪ i'm a woman baby that's right i'm just having fun with my ladies here tonight i'm a nasty woman ♪ ♪ mmm yeah ♪ oh yeah ♪ mmm, yeah
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[ cheers and applause ] >> ♪ >> good morning. chopper6 live over breaking news coming in. this is in glassboro gloucester county in south jersey. it is above the scene of a farming accident. what happened here a tractor
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flipped over and threw a worker. a medical helicopter was called in to transport the victim to cooper university o you see the ambulance, fire trucks, other emergency workers. what we do not know is the extent of the injuries to the person who was on that tractor but we're following the stormy we'll bring you more on "action news" at noon. but now let's turn and take a look at your traffic and over to matt pelman. good morning. >> good morning, tam. live along 95. a vehicle doesn't want to run. tow truck is on the scene. they're getting ready to tow the dv away. looks like they might have a flat tire. northbound is slow. southbound slower with speeds in the teens in normal morning volume. roving crews during the midday starting about 9:00 along 95 in delco. work scheduled on the blue route southbound approaching the schuylkill that there block a lane. tam. >> all right, thank you, matt. now let's find out about a
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beautiful wednesday from karen rogers. good morning. >> sunshine warming us up into the low 70's. we're keeping the sunshine all day. let's check your exclusive accuweather forecast. 83 for your high today. it's nice and bright with low humidity. tomorrow mostly sunny skies and 85. it turns unstable on friday. 82 degrees for your high. friday saturday sunday monday it's a bit more humid, a bit month are cloud cover. each day a chance for a shower or thunderstorm. no one day is a washout but the weekend stays a little unsettled tam. >> thank you, karen. that's it for us. now it's time for kelly and the ryan. i'm tamala edwards. have a great wednesday.
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