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n good morning, america. president trump lashing out this morning as more top ceos take him on and abandon him. his elite advisory council shutting down after he blamed both sides for the vice in charlottesville. [ chanting ] >> reporter: overnight hundreds turning out for an emotional vigil. also new this morning the president's chief strategist steve bannon, surprising new comments overnight about the violence overnight and white supremacists and whether the u.s. has any leverage over north korea. fast-moving wildfires threatening the west. closing in on homes forcing evacuations. as multiple tornadoes tear through the heartland. fierce winds tossing semis. now that dangerous system is on the move. millions in its path this morning. miraculous survival.
25-year-old woman lost nearly a month in the wilderness now speaking out. >> it was all about finding a road or finding a person. >> how she managed to stay alive for weeks in the wild. and the incredible fast water rescue caught on camera. >> he's pinned. help. >> a kayaker stranded in some of the most dangerous rapids in the world struggling to hold on when this man jumps in risking his life to save a stranger. good morning, america. great to have david with us here this week. what about that amazing rescue. >> that was an amazing rescue and the man who jumped in to save the stranger was actually celebrating his birthday and this is a birthday he will never -- >> he said not on my watch. not on my birthday. we have so much news to get to. that powerful vigil bringing so
many people together in charlottesville overnight. many are talking about what heather heyer's mother said. such an important message. we want to share it with you. >> so powerful. president trump unleashing new tweet as mid that backlash from ceos calling out his leadership. two of his councils collapsing after his comments on charlottesville. so many top executives leaving the groups. they were both disbanded and facing pushback over a rally he's holding in phoenix next week. his campaign rejecting the mayor's calls to postpone it in the wake of the attack in charlottesville. the president is up and tweeting this morning and mary bruce has more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the president is facing major pushback here. even members of his own party are struggling to defend his response to the violence in virginia and this morning, the president is up, he's tweeting and he is hitting back. he says any claims that he drew a moral equivalency between the white supremacists and counterprotesters is such a disgusting lie.
as the president faces the growing backlash, this morning his chief strategist, steve bannon, is giving his take. the president says both sides are to blame but bannon tells "the american prospect" the so-called alt-right is a fringe element and the media plays it up too much. these guys are a collection of clowns but bannon says the fierce debris over racism gives trump a political edge. if the left is focused on race and identity and we go with economic nationalism we can crush the democrats. speculation has been mounting that bannon's days at the white house are numbered. >> we will see what happens with mr. bannon. he is a good person an i think the press trees him unfairly. >> reporter: now he's correcting the president's position on north korea's strategy saying there is no military solution. forget it. this morning the president is growing more isolated by his own words. the fallout over his response to
charlottesville intensifying. >> i think there's blame on both sides. >> >> reporter: his reluctance to condemn the hate is causing some of the nation's top ceos to turn their backs on the businessman president. the ceo of walmart said you missed a critical opportunity to help bring the country together. did you? >> there was no way of making a correct statement that early. i had to see the facts unlike a lot of reporters -- i didn't know david duke was there. i wanted to see the facts. and the facts as they started coming out were very well stated. >> reporter: on wednesday a mass defection leading ceos on the president's elite advisory council decided to disband. powerhouses like pepsi, ge, ibm and walmart putting their foot down. in a letter to employees, jpmorgan's ceo jamie dimon saying i strongly disagree with president trump's reaction to the events that took place in charlottesville over the past several days.
racism, intolerance and violence are always wrong. on another council an avalanche of ceos leaving the group. seemingly eager to frame the departures in his own terms, the president abruptly cut off both groups tweeting rather than putting pressure on the business people of the manufacturing council and strategy and policy forum, i am ending both. thank you all. now, while the president is lashing out on twitter he has no public events here in new jersey today but he is planning to get back out on the campaign trail next week with a rally in phoenix, but, robin, he's facing pushback there. overnight the mayor asking the white house to delay this rally because he says the nation is still healing but sources tell us the president has no plans to put this off, robin. >> we'll see what happens. this morning it's not just members of president trump's councils who are breaking with him, business leaders from facebook, apple and more are now speaking out. our business correspondent rebecca jarvis is here and, rebecca, you have more on what happened behind the scenes of
this fallout. >> reporter: that's right. this is the group that president trump called the biggest and the best mights in the country earlier this year. but now for many months many of these members have felt heavy internal and external pressure to step down. there is a trending quit the council hashtag, charlottesville was the tipping point tuesday afternoon after the president's press conference. the strategic and policy forum set an emergency call for wednesday. it lasted about 45 minutes and the group decided in that conversation to disband and i'm told by sources familiar with the conversation they called the white house to convey that message. moments later president trump tweeted that he had disbanded the group, robin. >> what does this mean for president trump's relationship with the business world more broadly? >> reporter: well, it appears to be quite damaging. this is bigger than the councils themselves. silicon valley, tech leaders have been speaking out some directly challenging the president like apple's ceo tim cook writing overnight i disagree with the president and others who believe that there is
a moral equivalence between white supremacists and nazis and apple is pledging $2 million in donations to organizes fighting hate groups. mark zuckerberg says, when someone tries to silence others or attack them based on who they are or what they believe that hurts us all and is unacceptable. yet, after all this, stocks still managed to end slightly higher if only by a few points. the bottom line for investors, they're following what corporate america has to say and so far, corporate america has delivered a pretty decent report card. robin. >> thank you, rebecca. overnight those stunning images that we saw coming out of charlottesville. hundreds carrying candles marching peacefully. remembering the three who lost their lives in the many who were injured on saturday. this is a powerful scene just days after all that violence. abc's eva pilgrim is still there in charlottesville for us and has much more. good morning, eva. >> reporter: good morning, robin. this is where it all started.
those chilling images of white nationalists marching on campus but now a picture of unity, the community coming together in charlottesville. ♪ we shall overcome >> reporter: a powerful show of force, this was the scene at the rotunda on the university of virginia's campus overnight. ♪ this little light of mine >> reporter: with candles instead of torches, hundreds tracing the same path that white nationalists walked last friday. but this crowd standing with the statue of thomas jefferson who founded this university and who wrote in the declaration of independence that all men are created equal claiming victory. the candle lit parade hours after memorial services for 32-year-old heather heyer killed in that horrific car attack saturday. >> no father should have to do this. but i love my daughter. >> reporter: her father mark
pleaing for peace. >> she wanted to put down hate and for my part, we just need to stop all this stuff and just forgive each other. >> reporter: heather's mother susan defiant. >> they tried to kill my child to shut her up. well, guess what, you just magnified her. her mother insisting her daughter's death will have meaning and that her legacy is only beginning. >> look at it and say to yourself, what can i do to make a difference and that's how you're going to make my child's death worthwhile. i'd rather have my child but by golly if i have to give her up, we're going to make it count. >> reporter: and there is renewed pressure this morning surrounding those confederate monments. the governor of virginia encouraging cities to take them down and move them. david. >> all right, eva, thanks so much.
for more let's bring in matthew dowd and professor eric dyson. american business leaders bailing on the president pointing to his moral leadership and america has seen those. the president waiting 48 hours to condemn racism and name the hate groups then coming out saying the counterprotesters should share the blame with the white supremacists. these are now ceos the president tried to cultivate and said i'll cut regulations. when they turn on the president is this a turning point? >> it's interesting, david. we have ceos who pay attention to profits with an "f" and still waiting on people to pay attention to profits with a p-h. this is a tipping point and reminds me of katrina and what happened with george w. bush when he had a whole bad summer, the war was going bad and his handling of katrina. he never recovered from that and my expectation, david, is that donald trump is going to have a
very difficult time to recover from his handling of this event, if he can recover at all in the course of his presidency. >> professor dyson, republicans have not minced words. marco rubio, lindsey graham, you're dividing american, not healing them. my question is when is it a tweet or a tersely worded statement no longer enough politically? >> it's not enough at all right now. what we see is the kind of snowballing effect of the outrage of american citizens against a president who has amplified the worst instincts of bigotry and racism and white supremacy in this nation. the neo-nazis marching are not to be falsely equivalent to those protesting them. the republicans have shown wow card disin the face of such opposition because they have kind of led from behind. they got mad at president obama when they said he did such and now waiting for the moral temperature to be taken with a finger cast in the wind, so to
speak, to mix metaphors before they weigh in and don't usually name him by name. the thing is this must be named by its extraordinary name, the heinous character of the offense that president trump gave voice to and to say to him not only what he said is wrong, but the instinct in this country to embrace bigotry as opposed to repudiate it is the very thing that this democracy is premised on. if we are to truly embrace american democracy we have to repudiate these forces, and yet the highest office in the land at the top echelon of power has articulated ideas that most americans find deeply and profoundly reprehensible. >> one more question to you. steve bannon, chief strategist to the president seeming to contradict president trump's threat of fire and fury saying there is no military solution, forget it talking about the millions who would die saying no solution, they got us. did he undercut the president here on the world stage? what hatches when north korea sees that. >> well, at first the president
undercuts himself more than anybody else undercuts him but steve bannon reminds me of the guy who turns over his computer and empties his desk and throws stuff around the room before he's about to get fired. that's what steve bannon reminds me of. one thing about steve bannon is, it's interestingly he accide accidentally told the truth. that's what happens when you sort of retract these things in the aftermath. he accidentally told the truth. >> matt dowd, professor dyson, thanks both for being here. michael. >> we'll turn now to that severe weather across the country. wildfires forcing evacuations in washington and multiple twisters tearing through the midwest. ginger is tracking it all. good morning, ginger. >> good morning to you, michael. striking images coming from southern minnesota. this was just last night. the power flashes there. thankfully no one was injured. one farm was damaged but this morning a much more dire situation happening. fire officials in central washington state saying, all of these folks nearly 80 homes need to get out right now.
this morning, a fast-moving wildfire near quincy, washington, forcing level 3 evacuations for more than 80 homes. >> stay clear of the area. >> reporter: the wording from officials get out now. it's called the monument hill fire and earlier it knocked out power for hundreds in grant county. at least 500 acres burning. sending heavy smoke and flames into the night sky. in minnesota, eight reported tornadoes. >> tornado down. tornado down. >> reporter: this one in lafayette just southwest of minneapolis sending debris flying and power lines flashle. from indna texas, tennis-ball size hail and winds to nearly 80 miles per hour. >> and this is getting worse. >> reporter: the winds shredding power lines blowing this store roof straight across an intersection. that same low pressure system that caused those tornadoes in minnesota now moves to the east and i think there's a heart of action here that happens saginaw, bay city, midland michigan and south into lancing, detroit, toledo down into northeastern indiana so today if
you live in that region later this afternoon and evening that's the area we're watching for the potential for tornadoes but also damaging wind and hail. a whole lot more coming on what's happening with hurricane gert, michael, in a couple of moments. >> thank you, ginger. we're happy to have you back, amy. >> ah, thank you. very well rested. >> you should be and we can't wait to hear what you have to say. >> well, good morning to everyone. we begin with south korea expressing confidence there will not be another war on the korean peninsula. president moon said president trump promised to get his country's aproving before taking any action against north korea. well, take a look at this fiery crash causing headaches for morning commuters near kansas city. a portion of the highway is closed after that big rig slammed into the median. good samaritans helped the driver and his dog escape that wreckage. the nation has a serious case of powerball fever this morning. no one hit the jackpot last night and it's now swelled to more than half a billion dollars. 510 million to be exact. the next drawing is saturday.
but becoming a millionaire won't be easy. the odds, 1 in nearly 300 million. and finally five years after nearly being killed by the taliban for her efforts to educate girls malala yousafzai has been accepted to oxford studying philosophy, politics and economics and congratulated all the other students who got in saying she's so excited with three exclamation points. i'm always reminded despite all she's done that she's still a young woman. >> congratulations to her. that's awesome. and now we'll go to search for a group of bandits would pulled off a jewelry heist in london in broad daylight. abc's james longman has the story. >> reporter: it looked like a scene right out of a hollywood action movie. a gang wielding hammers making their getaway after smashing and robbing an exclusive jewelry
store speeding off on three mopeds as stunned pedestrians look on in broad daylight. watch again. you can see one of the masked men holding a sledgehammer used to break their way in. witnesses say the gang carried off the heist in less than a minute making off with jewelry and expensive watches. the store told abc news no one was hurt. it would not reveal the exact worth of the stolen merchandise. now investigators are searching for clues. one of the gang's hammers can be seen left behind on the floor. in recent years smash and grab thieves have pulled off several high-profile heists. like this one in houston where masked men made off with millions in jewels. and surveillance footage captured two men in florida riding up on a motorcycle then smashing their way through a jared's jewelry store and these robbers tore into a north london shopping mall on motorcycles eventually speeding off with 3 million in loot. now police are racing to catch these robbers before they hit their next target.
and all this happened right in the middle of the day. we are in the middle of the most expensive shopping district in the uk. just around the corner from the world famous harrods and police have yet to make at the arrests. guys. >> james, thanks. >> wielding a sledgehammer when they came out. >> had the video right there in the middle of the day. back to ginger with the latest on hurricane gert. >> yes, there were dozens of rescuesone man died because of h surf from hurricane gert has pulling away and leaving high surf on the coast of maine. hot cities brought to you by liberty mutual.
>> reporter: hi, everyone, we're dry on storm tracker 6 live double scan. as we look outside, decent amount of sunshine building over the region, the humidity has dipped across the area. temperatures in the 60s and 70s, this afternoon warm, high of 88. moderate humidity, partly sunny skies. stickier in the evening and nighttime hours. any showers in delaware for the most part. downpours in the morning, more in the afternoon. hero who save that husband in the water. ♪
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today we have sunshine over the horizon. the humidity has dipped a bit. warm in philadelphia, 70 degrees. lots of the suburbs in the 60s. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows a warm afternoon high of 88 degrees. we'll see partly sunny skies, there could be an afternoon shower in delaware or berks county or lancaster county briefly. high of 88. a little more humid tonight and tomorrow some downpours possible. tam. >> thank you, david.
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♪ welcome back to "gma." as you can see the countdown is on to "game of thrones" finale just two episodes left this season. >> ah, this was such a good scene. i just caught up last night. i'm so excited and this morning more reason to be excited. one of the show's biggest stars is here life jaime lannister as i like to call him but nikolaj coster-waldau. >> it's your welcome back gift. >> just for that. >> also right now, president trump is lashing out at his critics on twitter after that firestorm over his comments on charlottesville that led multiple business leaders to resign from his council's -- two of those boards now shutting down. millions in the midwest on alert for more severe weather
after those tornadoes tore through the heartland last night. that same system is now moving east spreading from michigan to ohio. robin, we'll begin with that young woman who says she survived nearly a month lost in the wilderness now opening up in her first interview revealing how she kept herself alive. steve osunsami sat down with her. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning to you, david. this is hard to believe and there's so much to in that is not being said this morning but the young woman who was sharing her story tells us that she made it through the woods for that long of a time with no real food and no clean water. 25-year-old lisa theris says she's lucky she's alive. she has scars like these all over from the thorns and the bug bites in the woods and she says the poison-si still stings. >> it was all about finding a road or finding a person. >> reporter: theris and her father showed us the walking stick she found to help her make
it out of the forest. >> it helped me. >> reporter: she had been missing for 25 days when a woman driving down a country road saw what she thought was a dead animal then called the police. >> i just passed the road and there's a lady, she's naked and she's been sick and has been in the woods for three weeks. >> reporter: she was naked and afraid. >> i couldn't even hear any cars the whole time i was out there until the end. >> theris lived at home and her family feared she was dead. she was last seen july 18th and based on this photo taken shortly before she disappeared police think she may have lost 40 pounds. she tells us she survived eating berries, mushrooms and drinking puddles of water. >> if it rained i'd squeeze the water out of my hair and drink it. >> reporter: but how she ended up lost in the first place is curious. and neither she nor police are explaining this morning. police do say she was with two men she had recently met when
one of the men allegedly burglarized a cabin. how she got from their company to the woods she would not say and much of it she says she doesn't remember. do you think that you were drugged? >> it would make sense but i'm not sure. >> you don't know. >> i don't know for sure. >> what do you think? >> i think i heard that maybe so. >> reporter: she admits around the time she went missing she was supposed to appear in court on a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge. that case was dropped last week thursday when they presumed she had died. she walked out of the woods two days later. police tell us plainly they believe she survived in the woods but say there's a lot more to the story that's both sad and heartwarming. one other thing we should share she is very poor vision. she told us she is legally blind. also she had no cell phone and even if she did, the cell signals are poor. david. >> just extraordinary. all right, steve, thanks so
much. more to come on that. >> but we're just glad she's okay. now to another incredible survival story. a man's first whitewater kayaking trip turning into a life-or-death struggle in alaska. thankfully a good samaritan was close by and he along with many others pulled off a daring rescue and abc's gio benitez, you got all those details for us, gio. >> reporter: good morning. we all know kayaking is extremely popular in the summer. for this man his life was at risk. his kayak had already flooded in the cold water. he felt weak. the only way to survive getting help from strangers. you're watching four minutes of panic. >> he's pinned. he's caught. >> reporter: 64-year-old daniel hartung trapped by an underwater log as he was kayaking in the six-mile creek in hope, alaska. one of the most dangerous creeks in the world. people have died here before. so strangers jump into action moving in with a rope. watch as hartung struggles to hold on. the water pounding over his head.
at times he's completely enveloped by water. only his hands visible. then after minutes of struggling it appears he can't hold on anymore and that's when he goes under. that's when obadiah jenkins decides the only way to save hartung is by jumping into the raging waters. [ cheers ] watch again as he plunges into the dangerous rapids. >> i immediately snapped into rescue mode, years of training and experience just started rushing through my head sort of faster than i could really decipher what to do next. >> reporter: after some cpr, hartung is now telling his story. >> the water was so forceful that could not get myself out of it. the more i tried to extract myself, the lower my head went until i was not able to breathe anymore. >> reporter: it turns out hartung was in a recreational kayak meant for calm waters, clearly not this. on his head a bicycle helmet. not suited for these dangerous rapids. this morning he's grateful to his rescuers.
>> these are complete strangers. i mean, there is a gentleman, obadiah, that jumped in the water irregardless of his own safety. [ cheers ] >> reporter: just incredible. this morning hartung says those 10 to 20 people helping him from land were also heroes. surprisingly enough even after that ordeal he says he's going to go kayaking again. >> hopefully gets a better kayak and a proper helmet. >> his wife said i don't think that kayak trip was a good idea. >> he said he's going to now start listening to her. obadiah, what a great name. >> i love that. >> great person. >> great job, gio. thank you very much. when we come back we'll tell you how to plan a last-minute trip to see the total solar eclipse without breaking the bank and the new warning about possible scams.
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back now with that eclipse fever sweeping the country. the big event just four days away and in nashville the largest city in the direct path of the total eclipse estimate 50,000 to 75,000 visitors will spend overnight spending an expected $15 million to $20 million. a lot of money and abc's clayton sandell is in denver which is another hot spot with options to plan a last-minute trip. good morning, clayton. >> reporter: good morning, michael. you know, we're not going to get total eclipse here in denver but we're not a far drive from places that are like wyoming and
nebraska. 1.3 million passengers will come through the airport before tuesday and you can bet at least some are coming for the eclipse. it's turning into one of the biggest travel days of the year as millions of americans flock to see the great american eclipse, states in the prime viewing zone, the so-called line of totality expecting to see a galaxy full of tourists. >> there are still deals to be found even in the path of totality. you just have to be clever. >> reporter: hilton says 176 hotels are nearly full, same with marriott and rooms left are pricey but money-saving many options. hipcamp.com has 1,000 plus campsites. airbnb, this map shows more than 29,000 rentals still available. a good option given hotels in places like columbia, south carolina, are 100% booked. and then there's getting there.
many flights to cities in the path are already sold out. so instead of flying to, say, casper, wyoming, go to denver. >> it's not in the path of totality but it's close enough you can drive from there. >> reporter: but before you watch the eclipse, watch out for last-minute deals that could be scams. >> perhaps some unscrupulous hotels will cancel early reservations and turn around and charge more for those rooms and, of course, there are risks no matter what but minimize those risks. >> reporter: the hotel industry says we encourage guests to book directly with the hotel to help ensure they get what they want and need from their reservation while offering the better value. two more reasons to come to denver. here at the airport monday, they tell me they'll hand out the eclipse glasses and, yes, moon pies. michael. >> i love it. that's great. >> that's worth the trip to denver. thank you very much. even if you can't get to a spot in the totality zone, you can still see the eclipse.
uc berkeley set up a tool to show what it will look like where you live. enter your zip code. here's what we will see during the peak. >> about 71% in the city. >> then you see what you see in orlando, florida. >> wow. >> i'm just doing the math by looking at it. >> and our friends in l.a. will -- >> 55 1/2%. >> make sure you use your eclipse glasses for safety regardless of what you're watching. you can see our full coverage on the great american eclipse monday. david, 55%, 51%, you should know because you're anchoring our live special. >> 100% for you. >> i'll know by monday. >> where are you going to be for it. >> in charleston which is on the last path. heads right through the country but the great thing you just pointed out so much of the country is going to feel it. send in your pictures and video. we'll make this a very huge american event. everyone will join the show.
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for just $9.95 a month? that sounds like a good deal but the world's largest movie chain amc theatres is crying foul saying it will hurt the industry long term and abc's diane macedo is here with the details. good morning. >> good morning. so many cities, the cost of a movie ticket just one is more than $10 so as you can imagine customers are pretty happy about this but amc not so happy about it but they say it's actually the customers that they're looking out for. imagine being able to watch all the new summer blockbusters you want. for just $10 a month. >> i have not had this much fun in so long report that's what mitch lowe ceo of moviepass is planning to do. purchase this pass and $9.95 per month will allow to you see one movie a day. lowe has changed the way we watch tv co-founding netflix which brought new meaning to the term binge. >> i'm trying to win over
people's hearts. >> reporter: but there's one thing in his way, amc, the nation's largest movie chain. >> to the war. >> technically the war is that way. >> reporter: this morning they're threatening a lawsuit against moviepass saying that small monthly fee is not in the best interest of the moviegoer, movie theaters or movie studios. their goal, to block its customers from being able to use the moviepass. >> when a new company come as long and says they'll do something a completely different way for a much lower price you'll be threatened. >> reporter: moviepass says it will work the any theater that accepts mastercard and in an era where the average movie ticket is almost $9 the idea is certainly gaining a lot of fans. >> no hiding from this. we have a job to do. >> $9.95 a month for all these movies. soups too good to be true. wouldn't they lose a lot of money. >> in the initial, yes, but the goal is if they can amass a large customer base they can collect viewer patterns and data
on the way people watch movies and that can then help sell advertising. kind of similar to what facebook does. >> moviepass is covering the full cost of the ticket so why is amc so concerned. >> amc says if they -- this is not sustainable they'll eventually have to raise prices so customers will be disappointed. the other thing to consider leverage. if this works and moviepass amasses all these customers the theory is they could go to the theaters and say give us a discount or we'll take these customers elsewhere. no business wants to give that much power to someone else. >> how has the consumer responded? >> it's pretty early. it only came out tuesday but -- >> the first day they announced they crashed the website. there was so much interest so seems popular. >> that says things are good. >> if you just go once, not -- once a month, not even once a week. >> in most cities you've already made your money. >> thanks, diane. coming up, "deals & steals," tory johnson, great items for life on the go. 20 bucks or less. come on back. this weekend at kohl's friends and family sale
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>> good morning i'm tamala edwards, 7:56 a.m., thursday, august 17. let's head over to karen rogers to look at traffic. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tam we had an accident on the the schuylkill expressway it came and went, that's the why we like the accidents on the schuylkill expressway, short-lived. traffic is moving better, eastbound traffic heading toward the blue route. the accident was blocking the right lane. eastbound is heavy from 202 to gulph mills travel on the schuylkill expressway. switching over to westtown township, in chester county. 926 at congress -- concord road. we have restrictions. patco had equipment that derailed that caused problems. expect delays. one problem, i-95, 195 westbound is blocked at 539 in mercer
county. an accident stroferlg -- involving a truck that brought down a sign. stick to 33. >> let's take a live look out across center city. looking good, david murphy. >> reporter: we're starting out with sunshine, warm, 73 degrees. the humidity has dropped off a bit. most of us not too humid. this afternoon, warm, sunny, 88 degrees, getting more humid this evening, there might be a shower especially in delaware and perhaps out toward lancaster county, maybe berks county this afternoon briefly. but most of the day is dry for most of us. tomorrow, humid, downpours in the humid, another round of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, 87. the humidity drops during the day on saturday, tam. >> the man accused of murdering an 18-year-old girl during a road rage incident faces the judge today. david desper has been in jail since he turned himself in last
good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and new fallout for president trump after his explosive comments on violence in charlottesville. more top ceos now taking him on at his leadership. two of his elite business advisory councils shutting down. hundreds of people head to the streetsover night for an emotional candlelight vigil. multiple tornadoes tear into the midwest. dangerous and deadly winds tossing semi trucks into the air. that system is now on the move with millions in its path right now. lyme disease. right in the middle of a major season for ticks. the test that could more than double your chances for an accurate diagnosis. dr. ashton is here live. big "deals & steals" this morning.
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response is now growing. wednesday two of trump's elite advisory councils collapsed after an avalanche of ceos left in protest over his handling of charlottesville. the blowback has now followed the president here to his new jersey golf club where he's finishing out his working vacation. the president has no public events here today but he is planning to get back out on the campaign trail next week in phoenix, but, robin, he is facing pushback there too. overnight the mayor asking the white house to delay this event but sources tell us there is no chance that that is going to happen. >> we'll see what happens there, mary. thank you. also tracking that severe weather in our morning rundown across the country including twisters through the midwest and, of course, ginger is tracking it all. >> hey there, david. you start in southern minnesota where we had at least nine reported tornadoes from illinois through minnesota and see the violent energy. so fortunate no one injured there. not as fortunate thatsame system has the power to do it again today places like ann arbor,
michigan into the toledo and lima area in ohio is the area they have to watch. brand-new information on the lolo peak fire in montana. burping for weeks but 300 to 400 homes evacuated early this morning. that is a mandatory evacuation. more than 11,000 acres burned now and in grant county, washington, near quincy, one home confirmed burn and a lot of folks that had to get out of their home overnight there too. many more updates but we head back to david. >> thinking about all of them. incredible. those pictures. amy with the other headlines. >> good morning, everyone. days after all that mayhem in charlottesville, hundreds gathered overnight in a show of peace. the emotional candlelight vigil took place at the university of virginia. it was at the very spot where white supremacists marched just days ago. the vigil came hours after heather heyer's parents spoke at her memorial. she was, of course, run over by that car as she protested the white supremacist rally. her mother urging mourners to fight injustice. mark zuckerberg is pledging
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whoa. welcome back to "gma." i don't know what's in the coffee this morning but i like it because our audience, you guys are excited. thursday audience. we're excited because, lara, you've got "pop news." >> ooh. let's get to it. let me move the coffee because i'm excited today. update from "mission: impossible 6." production on the film has been halted after its star, tom cruise, had a very close call doing a stunt on the set over the weekend. cruise will be given a few months to recover after breaking his ankle and possibly hurting his hip on the set. he was jumping from a platform onto a roof when he got hurt. thankfully that safety harness was in place. it could have been so much worse. in a statement from paramount
the actor thanked everyone for their concern and support and said he can't wait to share the film when it opens on its scheduled release date, july 27th, 2018. get well soon. up next, you got to give miss aretha franklin some r-e-s-p-e-c-t, baby. ♪ so she's putting her money where her mouthsome the queen of soul has announced -- >> ongoing. >> she is moving full time to her beloved city of detroit. and that's not all. the star says she plans to open a nightclub in her hometown where she would occasionally sing and also bring in other acts to perform. the 75-year-young incredible entertainer announced her retirement earlier this year but after 57 years of doing what she loves, i guess it's easier said than done. he retirement includes finishing up a brand-new cd with clive
davis and timely moving ahead with this dream she has of a club she's wanted to open for years. the name of it will simply be aretha's. >> i like it. >> that's awesome. and she still sounds amazing. don't you think? yeah. >> road trip. >> yes. >> let's go. >> girls trip. >> sorry, boys. and then finally, when the total eclipse of the sun happens on monday, august 21st get ready for a total eclipse of the heart. if you were lucky enough to book a trip on the total eclipse cruise you'll be treated to the 1993 hit by bonnie tyler. all you can eat, all you can drink and bonnie tyler. >> did you see david. why didn't i know? maybe it's not too last. >> the broadcast from -- >> it seems like a "world news tonight" opportunity. >> it's true, yes.
i think you need some help. tyler says she's thrilled for the opportunity. she's working on a shorter version of the not so short ballad so she will be totally in sync where the moon sails across the country. they will be in a perfect spot to catch the total eclipse as it heads from orlando to the caribbean. a couple fun facts to the hit we all know the words to. you know it was written for bonnie by theone who wrote all of meat loaf's anthems. it sounds like a meat loaf song. jim steinman and lost a grammy for best song to irene cara's "what a feeling." >> learned a little something there. >> every day you learn a little something. >> whether you want to or not. >> thank, lara. >> i hope i didn't bring something to the table every day. we do. we do. we'll turn to our "gma" cover story this hour. prince william opening up in a new interview about the
emotional moments at his mother princess diana's funeral. that all long we remember on the 20th anniversary when we look back. abc's mara schiavocampo is here with more with what william is sharing. >> reporter: good morning. princess diana's funeral was one of the most viewed events in history. millions watching princes william and harry grieve publicly. william was just 15 at the time and now he's sharing what it was like to mourn so publicly and how he's remembering his mother today. this morning, for the first time prince william opening up about that long walk behind his mother's coffin. >> it was one of the hardest things i've ever done. >> reporter: speaking for a new promo -- >> felt like she was walking beside us. >> reporter: prince harry has spoken about that long walk too saying, i had to walk a long way behind her coffin surrounded by thousands of people watching me while millions more did on television. i don't think any child should be asked to do that under any circumstances. i don't think it would happen
today. in the new clip talking about the grieving people they encountered during that procession. >> i remember people's hands were wet because of the tears they just wiped away. >> reporter: it's been 20 years since princess diana was killed and her young princes now grown have been remembering her by sharing stories of her as a mother. >> we felt, you know, incredibly loved by her and i'm very grateful that love still feels there. >> it was that love that even if she was on the other side of a room that as a son you could feel it. >> reporter: an enduring love that her sons and fans still feel. >> when it came to the wedding i did really feel that she was there and, you know, there's times when you look to someone or something for strength and i very much felt she was there for me. >> who can forget those powerful moments. that documentary airs at the end of the month and they also interviewed her siblings and other members of the royal
household. >> thanks so much. to our "gma" health alert. new hope for detecting lyme disease. a recent study may have found a more accurate method to detect and diagnose it and dr. jen ashton is here with this. so what's the findings here. >> little insect potentially big research. this came out of colorado state university and they basically took blood samples of patients with lyme disease, patients with another tick-borne many illness that looks a lot like lyme and normals and found some molecular feature, a kind of metabolic signature in the patients with lyme disease that tended to be a more accurate test so this is not ready for prime time yet. but exciting because it sheds more light on a disease and a condition that we really don't know enough about yet. >> so encouraging. time of the year people are out. wh wiss wissams. >> head to toe. people with lyme disease in particular can be pretty sick. this he can have fatigue. they can have a flu-like illness and that red expanding rash, so-called bull's-eye rash
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. welcome back to "gma." we have to say a big thank you to everybody at home who is watching and a welcome to our audience who is here with us this morning. welcome, you guys. >> they're excited and a lot of people are excited because the solar eclipse is on monday and it has scientists across the country excited and two of the most excited may be these two sisters, 10-year-old kimberly and 12-year-old rebecca. they're going to send up their homemade launcher during the eclipse and share the data they collect with nasa and the two girl, two sisters are joining us right now live from jackson hole, wyoming. oh, my gosh. k kimberly, rebecca, thanks for getting up so early. tell us, how did you come up
with this idea? >> well, we were looking for a family project to do and we just saw this and we decided to do a project like it. >> rebecca, you're working with nasa? >> well, not quite. there's two parts to that. [ laughter ] we're working directly and launching this, the montana space grant which is sponsored by nasa. but the second part is that we're going to be attaching some microbes to our payload and nasa is going to analyze that because the stratosphere is very similar to the atmosphere in ours. >> wow. >> president obama invited you to the white house. what was that like when your dad got the call? could your family believe it and what did you tell the president when you got there? both of you could go for it. >> when dad got the call it was the day before april fools' day. [ laughter ] and the call was something like, hi, it's the white house
speaking and dad said something like, april fools' day is tomorrow. >> and what do you two want to do when you grow up? >> i want to be a robotic engineer. >> yay! [ applause ] >> what about you, rebecca? >> i'm not sure yet honestly. >> you have time. >> you got time. >> you do. and, you know, we're all very excited and lara and i especially because we love to see girls getting involved in the sciences and math and things like that so what do you say to encourage other little girls to do what you're doing and pursuing possibly a field in that, both of you? >> i would say don't give up because even if some people tell you can't do this or it's going to be too hard, just keep on going and persevere and even if something goes wrong which will
happen, keep on trying. >> so smart. >> great advice. [ applause ] >> great advice. [ applause ] >> kimberly, you concur, i see. >> sorry? >> she agrees. good advice, big sis. >> her shirt says eight all. it says strong. >> you're a fine example of sisterly love and just giving us a great example of just as you say don't give up. go for it. you have a great day there. wow! [ applause ] isn't that beautiful? out there? all right. for our next segment, i'm taking one for the team. i don't know a bigger "game of thrones" fan here than our own amy robach so i'm going to pass the baton. you got it.
>> this looks like -- thank you for that. thank you. >> take it away. >> all right. >> this is a great way to welcome you back from youriskno jaime lannister from "game of thrones." please welcome nikolaj coster-waldau. [ cheers and applause ] >> welcome. >> thanks. >> hey, man, your biggest fan. [ applause ] >> all right. >> those kids, how do you follow that. >> super cute, right? it's okay.
>> you got some other fans here. >> robotics engineer. that was very cool. >> yeah. >> no, i just wanted to play football, well, soccer. >> did you have any idea seven seasons ago when you walked into "game of thrones" that it would be the phenomenon that it is today. >> no, no, i told friends that i was doing this show and they were like, excited, what's it about? well, it's cool. it's about this dragon lady and it's a fantasy i and they were like, yeah, that's not going to work. >> clearly not working. nearly 10 million people watched this latest episode. >> there were concern people wouldn't watch. if you're a true fan you don't want to know and i'm a little behind. i won't even go on social media because i don't want any of the episodes to be ruined for me. you want to watch every -- every episode is like a movie almost. >> it is and it takes now at this point in the show it takes longer than to shoot a movie when we do these episodes.
>> really. >> well, the one aired two weeks ago was this big battle and it took a long time. >> i was so afraid you were going to get burnt to a crisp. >> on sunday we have another sequence and that took even longer and that's -- yeah, that's the ice version of that. >> on top of doing all this you are shooting movies. we want to talk to you about this new movie called "shock collar." >> you guys have something in common. >> i play jaime lannister. he lost his hand. so if you can just cover that. >> a golden pinkie instead of a golden arm. i like it. i like it. >> please. >> fantastic. >> awesome. >> thanks, everyone. that was so great. >> you were saying -- >> "shock caller." about an ordinary man who makes
a mistake. he goes to prison. complete transformation. talk to us about this role. >> well, it came to me, the writer and director wrote this script and a story i could identify with and i think everyone could. it's about a guy, he's married. he's got a son and goes out with some friends one night. he has a glass of wine, he has another glass of wine. not drunk. runs a red light and crashes his car and the friend in the backseat dies. he goes away for 18 months. just got to get through this. now, the prison system is a little messed up. he goes in. he is a nonviolent offender put in with very violent people and he has to survive, so basically it's a story about he shakes hands with the devil and the devil won't let go. >> go the jaime lannister training help the guy in this movie? >> i tried to introduce swords but it didn't work out.
it was fun. it takes place over ten years and as you said there's -- they work out a lot and this guy, he changes dramatically. >> in every way, not just physically though. >> but physical, that's one thing. you just have to go a lot to the gym. >> how do you squeeze in a movie when you're shooting "game of thrones"? >> well, i mean i have like six months, so there's plenty of time. >> a lot of work in between. speaking of "game of thrones" in october you start shooting the final season, season eight which means your character is alive. [ cheers and applause ] breaking news. [ applause ] >> i cannot confirm anything, no. i only know that the production goes back. i can't confirm -- >> i tell you what, if you need help, the man with the golan pinkie is always there for you. >> do you want to take anything from the set? this is the final season. >> well, there was one thing i wanted to take it would be the golden hand. i think it's the coolest prop
ever and, you know, i could use it like a -- >> coffee table. >> yeah, have fruit, dried nuts. >> is your wife finally watching. in the beginning she wasn't watching. >> no, she hasn't watched it yet. >> what? >> it's absolutely fine. i get -- >> no, it's not. >> you guys are married. >> yes. >> matchiimagine watching your one making out with another woman -- >> your sister. >> it would be okay if it was your sister then? >> no. >> sit down when it's all over. >> they will. she has a plan with my -- with my mother's husband, he hasn't watched it and they have this big thing. they're going to sit down and spend the summer -- it's never going to happen. i get it. also weird. >> what age will you let your daughters watch. >> anything, they saw a movie called "the other woman" and they felt sick because i was making out with three girls.
i was like -- >> jaime. >> if they see it or not we all love watching it. and you're phenomenal in it. also "shock caller." it opens this friday. make sure you check it out and "game of thrones" airs sunday on hbo. thank you, nikolaj. >> thank you. thank you. how to pick the best jeans for your body type. we'll bring that to you when you come back.
hey, welcome back to "good morning america." we were just discussing the severe weather threat. i said earlier a different pronouncation, lima, ohio, there could tornadoes likes last night in parts of minnesota and texas and oklahoma has to watch out for isolated tornadoes. that's the big picture, let's get a check closer to home. >> reporter: all right, ginger, dry on storm tracker 6 live double scan. temperatures in the neighborhoods, 88 today. more humid tonight and downpours and thunderstorm friday. got in.
it is almost fall. fashion tips to get ready. "cosmo" magazine fashion editor tiffany reid. >> thanks for having me. >> always great to have you. jean, everybody loves a great pair of jeans and finding the right ones for your body is really important. we have four body types right here right now and every jean we'll show you guys is under $100 so that helps too because really one great pair of jeans can go a long, long way. >> 100%. >> i got what you did right there. so our first model is savi and has a straight figure. >> come on out, savi. what kind of denim should she be wearing? >> so, when you have a straight physique, you want to wear something that is a straight silhouette but it's going to cinch your waist so your gut has a little lift. i love these in particular because they're called the wedgie jean and give you a we e
wedgie and lift your booty. >> savi would look good in a sack but she seems to be very comfortable. >> there's room and i think a lot of people go for a stretch tight skinny when they have long legs and i always say for a little looser sow you don't look like you have chicken legs. exactly. >> they look fabulous on you. [ cheers and applause ] now we have gabby and gabby has a bit of a curve. so what kind of jeans should gabby be wearing. >> gabby, let's see you work this. [ applause ] so what i say is when you do have a curve, it's important that you have jeans which stretch in them. you want to make sure the jean is stretchy enough redefining your silhouette. cinching your waist and nothing to hide. when you have a little stomach you don't want to go too high and go over it. >> the straight body you kind of want a higher waist. >> so it makes more of a silhouette. >> so you have breathing room.
then the dark wash or black jean makes your legs look longer and the way it hits the ankle you want to make sure there's no bunching at the bottom. it would make it short and stumpy. clean lines. i also love the print on top and long lean leg. >> looking good, gab. >> the bell sleeve is happening for fall. >> a free tip. bell sleeves, everybody. our next look -- thank you, gabby. our next body style is petite. so come on out. this is alicia and what do we wear when we're petite. >> when we're petite, when you're petite you want to make your legs look longer so what i do, crop jeans or ankle jeans -- >> do they make your legs look longer? i always think it makes them shorter. >> the more skin that's showing the longer your legs look. even with the strappy sandal showing long legs make it look like they're going on and on. >> higher waist jeans. i thought that was -- feels like
it's coming back in. >> you don't want to go too high where it's right under here but a midrise is good and also if you have a small waist accentuate. that wider band is great. >> 3 for 3. all under $100 and serena has a little hourglass figure. and serena, show us what you're wearing. tiff, tell us what an hourglass -- >> so when you have an hourglass figure, the proportions of the jean is very important. flair and boot cup help balance out your hourglass shape. a midrise jean and stretching to contour her body and accentuate the booty. >> it's nice and high. >> the smallest part of your body when you have an hourglass is your tiny waist so you want to show it off. this shirt has a corset and makes it even better >> that's great so if you're one of these types or you feel like you're something altogether you,
what's just some great overall advice as we go out and splurge on one pair of jeans this fall. >> goes without saying but a lot of people don't actually like to try things on in the fitting room. please try on your jeans in the fitting room. make sure you take pictures of yourself front and back angle. >> take them in the fitting room. get all angles. >> you can throw it on the mirror. some of this action. >> it does look different in a photograph. >> great advice. >> and the bell sleeve is in. this just in. >> and get your jeans tailored. >> tiffany, thank you very much. ladies, you all look great. thank you so much. we appreciate it. coming up, the star-studded new "wet hot american summer" with chris meloni. we'll be right back.
we're back now with the "wet hot american summer" reboot. now in its second season on netflix. rob recently sat down with star christopher meloni to talk about getting the cast back together again at campfirewood. >> it's firewood camp. the camp is in danger. >> again? >> yeah, again. they need me. that means i need you. you know the ins and outs of that camp like you know the ins and outs of the back of your hand. >> reporter: the cult classic with a star-studded cast is back. the "wet hot american summer" gang reunited ten years later on netflix. what's it like doing this reunion? >> fantastic. there's been such enthusiasm and how it tartstarted. it came out as a film and kind of got lost in the shuffle but then became this cult thing and so now it has a second and third life. >> did you go to a camp like campfirewood as a kid. >> i did but mine was more of you're not quite smart enough to get into our school so in lieu
of summer school you're going to go to our summer camp. >> you weren't even smart enough for summer school? is that what you're telling me? >> pretty close. >> i'm so into camp. >> everybody in that cast, who would be the one you'd choose to bunk with at summer camp? >> well, i think bradley cooper. >> what? >> why is that? >> no, no, i'm going to take that back. he'd get all the girls. he'd get all the girls. maybe amy poehler because she would have an in to the whole theater scene. >> let's rage. >> we're an abc family and had to dig deep to get you into an abc show. "dinosaurs." >> just do what you do natural. >> this character rocked the bandanna. >> how did the ladies like it? >> you know, i guess it attracted the ladies who were into the whole bandanna look. guys with mullets get dates too. >> what got you into acting. >> i realized i was really ill-equipped for any other kind
of career or to do anything in civilized society. and so i thought, you know, let me act out in a -- in a place that maybe they'll pay me for it. i've never been happier or more fulfilled doing what i'm doing right now. >> for "good morning america," rob marciano, abc news, new york. >> wow! how much do we love christopher? you can see "wet hot american summer" now on netflix. we'll be right back.
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we had a disabled vehicle stuck on i-95 southbound by girard. we're extra heavy southbound jamming past cottman to girard. 34 minute ride. we have an accident on germantown pike at burnside avenue. in robinsville, mercer county we have overhead sign repair blocking all lanes because of an earlier truck accident. i-195 westbound blocked. stick to 33. in cape cape may county we haven accident blocking route 9 that took down a utility pole him stick to the parkway, instead. >> let's go outside to david murphy. >> reporter: lots of sunshine, warm, 76 degrees. the humidity is down a bit from yesterday across the region. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, it will be warm partly sunny, not too bad humidity wise. 88 definitely on the warm side.
the humidity creeps back up tonight. an afternoon shower in delaware or berks county or lancaster county can't be ruled out. tomorrow, we get downpours in the morning, line of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening, 87 is the high, humidity drops saturday. tam. >> happening today, a man accused of being in a deadly road rage incident in chester county will appear in court. david desper is charged with first and third degree murder. 18-year-old was shot to death on june 28. coming up on noon news we'll have a live report on all of this. "live with kelly and ryan" is up next on 6abc. have a great thursday.
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