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good morning, america. new overnight e bannou quietly revealing his plans this morning back at breitbart with fighting words. almost all of the president's original men now gone. we do have breaking news. deadly police shooting. two officers shot responding to a call in kissimmee, florida. the question this morning, was it an ambush? >> we are here to protect and serve. this is -- this is getting tough. >> then custody and the manhunt going on right now. the latest on the terror attack investigation. the new video capturing the horror as a truck plows through a crowd in barcelona. how it could have been even worse. the bombs that went bust and the hunt now for more suspects as we hear from the family of an american killed in the attack. >> i just don't understand it. >> his wife recounting the
moments they were separated. and eclipse excitement. caravans of cars rolling into cities and towns for prime viewing spots. >> this is all heading in to painville. >> straining small town resources. the record crowds hitting the roads for the celestial show. hey, good morning. let's let's get straight to our top story. another major shake-up at the white house. >> steve bannon, president trump's powerful chief strategist is out. at breitbart, the influential right wing news site. >> overnight bannon s quote, i can bctive fighting fenda president trump ran on and anyone who stands in our way, we will go to war with. the key words da t bannon could takeaign prom overnight the white house of the president meeting with his national security team at camp david. here's a group shot right here and another shot of the president conferring one-on-one with vice president mike pence. the president is back at his golf club in bedminster tweeting i want toteve bannon for
his service. he came to the campaign during run againstry it was great, end quote. abc's david wright has more from bedminster, david, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, paula and dan. this morning the white house is regrouping without steve bannon. he is, of course, the conservative firebrand who is credited with injecting a strong note of populism in donald trump's message helping him win the white house. well today, bannon is on the warpath back at breitbart news and vowing to become bannon the barbarian. after his abrupt ouster as the president' steve bann now i'm free. i've got my hands back on my weapons. someone said it's bannon the barbarian. i'm definitely going to crush the opposition. back at breitbart, bannon chaired the evening editorial meeting threatening to take on a appearance he once urged on vect >> hold us accountable. hold uaccoun promised. ho us accoundelivering on what we
promised. >> reporter: bannon is making it clear that for now he'll take aim at what he calls white house democrats and republican moderates in congress, forces that have sought to slow down trump's agenda. >> rusted out factories scattered like tombstones across the landscape of our nation. >> reporter: looking back at the president's dark inaugural address which he helped to write -- >> this american carnage stops right here and stops right now. >> reporter: bannon said the trump presidency that we fought for and won is over. we still have a huge movement and we will make something of this trump presidency, but that president's men are gone. this photo shows the origina the ng trump's first phone call with vladimir putin. only one of them the white house, vice president mike pence. amazing.able quote from steve bannon's interviews
overnight. he predicts that we'll be seeing a lot less of the trump who oly to charlottesville predicting you'll see a lot of constraints and it'll be more conventional. well, that will be welcome news f course, he will be there on the outside agitating hard the other way, dan and paula. >> yeah and he's got a big megaphone in breitbart. no question about it. david, what do we know about exactly why bannon was forced out? i know there was a lot of reporting that trump had been harboring resentment ever since february when "time" magazine put bannon on the cover as the great manipulator. there it is. >> reporter: his departure has long been thought to be imminent, put it that way. the president was said to be none too happy about that "time" magazine cover and none too happy about the "saturday night live" skits and other things that suggested that he was the manipulator pulling the strings but officially, this was a mutual decision.
bannon said that he only planned to stay for a year, and it was august 14th of last year that he signed on to head the trump campaign. dan and paula. >> as we showed "snl" portrayed bannon as the grim reaper in charge of the white house. david wright, thank you very much. >> thanks david. and for more about what's happening in washington we want to bring in abc news contributor and political contributor tara setmayer and in washington abc news political analyst kristen soltis anderson. kristen, i want to begin with you talking about the agenda of the white house and you have a prominent former campaign strategist for trump saying that you now have a republican white house filled with generals and democrats. so what is bannon's ouster mean for the white house agenda now, kristen? >> i'm not convinced that this means a ton of changes for the white house agenda in part because donald trump was donald trump long before steve bannon came on the scene. donald trump has always been a bit of an immigration hawk and always had these positions on trade that were at odds with the free trade part of the party. so certainly not having steve bannon there to walk into the west wing, to walk into the oval office to whisper in trump's ear may mean that other voices have
more pull. but i'm not convinced that all of a sudden we see donald trump walk away from things like immigration and trade that he's talked about since long before steve bannon came on the scene. >> and, tara, for you, back on the agenda but i mean steve bannon was really behind withdrawing from the paris climate accord, the travel ban. how does this affect the agenda? >> i think those aspects of the agenda as kristen said won't change because that -- trump is invested in those things. those were major campaign promises, particularly on immigration, building the wall, but it is true, the people he's now surrounded with, the hard-core conservative policy hawks in the white house aren't really there now in the inner circle. the only one really left is kellyanne conway and stephen miller, perhaps, but there are other fights that are coming up that are really important in september. you have the debt ceiling coming up, the funding of the government. you can't get even to tax reform or anything else until those things -- or even health care
until those things are taken care of, so with steve bannon on the outside, he is a hard-core ideologue on some of these issues and he has a huge megaphone and platform well funded and he can wreak a lot of havoc on trump from the outside by ginning up the base if donald trump does not adhere to the same policy agenda that he pushed while he was in the white house. >> i suspect he'll be using that megaphone to push for funding for the border wall this fall. >> absolutely. >> we mentioned earlier this quote in "the new york times" this morning where bannon says he's going to go to war with anybody who stands in his way. a war against whom, and are there ways in which this could blow back on the president? >> sure, the idea that steve bannon seems to get off on the idea of political guerrilla warfare should be concerning to anyone. that was part of the concerns for him even being in the white house in a senior position in the first place because he is very, very pugnacious in the way he approaches things, so going
to war, he may say now that he's not going to war against the president, but don't think twice that he won't go to war against trump if he shoes away from that nationalist economic populism that bannon seems to think got him into the white house. so he needs to -- donald trump needs to be careful now that bannon is on the outside. >> kristen, should trump be worried about bannon on the outside? >> what. i think for the most part early on you're going to see these fights be picked against the media, against congress which the media and congress are not popular with the american people, not very popular with trump space, but donald trump is very popular with trump space and so the idea of breitbart going to war with donald trump himself, i'm not convinced that even with the large megaphone of breitbart that you could turn trump's own voters against him. he's just got enough of this sort of strong personality pull with his voters that i think that would be a much tougher fight for breitbart to win. >> kristen soltis anderson, tara setmayer, thank you both. we really appreciate your analysis on a saturday morning.
we are going to turn now though to some breaking news overnight and it is unhappy news. two officers shot in kissimmee, florida. >> yeah they were responding to a call and according to authorities looked like they were surprised and now authorities are looking into whether they were the intended targets and abc's janai norman joins us in studio with the details. good morning, janai. >> reporter: good morning, dan and paula. the search not over this morning. police are still looking for one person, and we're learning they are investigating this deadly shooting as a possible police ambush. overnight, gunfire and blood shed in central florida. >> regional two trauma alerts. >> reporter: police arriving at the keen to find two of their own wounded on the ground. officer matthew baxter, a three-year veteran was shot dead and another officer sam howard gravely injured now fighting for his life in the hospital. >> you heard shots. >> you heard shots and after that we just seen the cops just rush over here. >> reporter: the two kissimmee officers were on the scene
investigating a call for suspicious persons at 9:27 p.m. last night. just five minutes later the first call to 911 was made. [ sirens ] three suspects now in custody, a fourth is still on the run. >> do you consider what happened to the officers an ambush? were they ambushed? >> it's probably too early at this time, but it's leaning that way. >> reporter: it was a violent night for police across the country. in jacksonville, florida, one officer shot in the hands and another in the stomach. now in critical condition after responding to a shooting. and in western pennsylvania, two state troopers are expected to survive after being shot late friday. >> we are here to protect and serve, and, you know, this is getting tough. >> reporter: the slain kissimmee officer leaves behind a family. that tragedy receiving an outpouring of condolences including president trump sending a late night tweet saying, my thoughts and prayers are with the kissimmee police and their loved ones. we are with you. and the kissimmee police chief says both of those officers were wearing body armor, but it doesn't look like that was
enough to protect them. we found out the officer who died was married to another officer on the same force, and they have three young children so just heartbreaking details. >> another reminder that this is dangerous and important work. >> absolutely. >> janai, appreciate it. >> thanks, janai. we want to move now to spain and the new information coming out in the terror attacks that killed 14 people including 1 american. >> look at this new surveillance video that shows the van ramming into tourists in barcelona on la rambla. if you look closely you can see a woman pushing a stroller out of the way. meanwhile, we're learning these attacks actually could have been much worse, and abc's james longman is on the ground in barcelona. james. >> reporter: good morning, dan and paula. you may be able to hear chanting here now. people remaining defiant in the face of those two terror attacks, but authorities here are concerned because that attack could have been much bigger and the country's level of alert now at 4. this morning, officials revealing chilling new details from their investigation into the deadly terrorist attacks in barcelona and cambrils as multiple suspects remain at
large. investigators reporting the attacks were masterminded by a terror cell composed of roughly a dozen young men plotting a far deadlier attack in this villa outside barcelona but a premature explosion from a bomb leading those plans in ruins and one of the members killed. the surviving suspects hastily escaping leaving behind at least 21 gas canisters that can be seen in the rubble. these canisters, officials believe, were intended for powerful truck bombs. >> we're not dealing with the lone wolf offender. we are seeing a group of people who came together for a common cause, and that's to commit mass murder. >> reporter: five members of the terrorist cell killed by police after ramming a car into a crowd in cambrils leaving one dead. you can see one of those terrorists lunging towards police wielding a knife before being taken down.
earlier that day in barcelona, a van seen here on surveillance camera plowing down the famous and bustling street of la rambla ramblas. watch as a mother with a stroller barely makes it out of the way. bodies and debris left strewn across the pave many. at least 13 people were killed including one american. police tell abc news that this man, younes abouyaaqoub, is the suspected driver. he is on the run and this morning, finnish authorities announcing a deadly knife attack in the city of turku left two people dead and is being investigated as possible terrorism. well, that attack in finland grows to the number of european cities that have had to deal with these sorts of terrorist attacks. here in barcelona, the hunt is on for the remaining members of that terrorist cell as authorities race to catch them before they have a chance to strike again. dan, paula. >> this story is not over, james, thank you very much for
your reporting. also this morning, we're learning more about the american who was killed in the attack in barcelona. >> jared tucker was celebrating his one-year anniversary with his new bride. the family is heartbroken and planning a funeral this morning. they're sharing their grief and abc's victor oquendo joins us with that part of the story. victor, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, paula and dan. this couple had just finished having sangria. they were looking at souvenirs, a typical day in the heart of barcelona but in an instant their dream trip turned into a nightmare. jared tucker and his wife heidi left for spain to celebrate their one-year anniversary but a trip that was supposed to mark a year of marriage turning into tragedy. the couple separated while shopping in la ramblas as this van tore through the busy street. >> no more than a minute after he left to go to the bathroom mayhem broke out. you know, screaming, people running. >> reporter: heidi frantically looking for jared pushing survivors further and farther back back. >> i got pushed into the kiosk
and crawled over their merchandise and ended up having a nice little cubby spot where i was safe. >> reporter: she did not expect her husband to be hurt until a friend sent her a photo from twitter. >> i ended up seeing the picture and it was definitely him. it appeared that somebody was tending to him so that made me a little bit hopeful that he was alive. >> reporter: for this family, the wounds still fresh. >> it's been bitter, but i don't know -- i don't know what my feelings are. i'm not angry so much as i just don't understand it. >> reporter: back at home the close-knit community honoring jared's life. >> we can't change the outcome of the attack, but we did want to bring our school community together tonight in prayer and as a way to offer our love and support and just pray for her. >> reporter: and friends and family are doing just that and ask others to join them in sending prayers to all those affected by the attacks in barcelona. dan and paula, it was his first time overseas.
>> a disaster for that family, victor, thank you very much. >> thanks, victor. in the weather department a lot going on. rough day yesterday across the northeast pictures out of washington d.c. where they had storm in the arch and in the morning -- in the afternoon and in the morning 3 4 5 inches of rain. flooding in long island, sounds of queens long island train station, look at that, waterfall down some of the steps. also some flooding in parts of new jersey, hackensack, new jersey. this is an update on the tropical storm harvey through the caribbean forecast track brings it toward central america and maybe farther north into the gulf of mexico. we'll watch that closely. not ideal conditions for development, but we're in prime time for hurricane season. that's a check on what's going on nationally, here's the local forecast. >> reporter: good morning everybody, i'm meteorologist karen rogers we are dry through the area.
let's go on outside looking at sky6 live hd checking out philadelphia international with a fair amount of clouds and sunshine. 89 degrees is the high under partly sunny skies. if you're in the far northwest suburbs or the poconos you have a chance for an evening thunderstorm. the rest of us dry humid, right now, conditions improve through the afternoon. tomorrow less humid and sunny 88. >> we should have if we don't. >> we should. >> dan has it. >> yes, i've been taking my temperature repeatedly over the last couple of days. >> you got a fever? >> uh-huh. >> i have the fever for some news. how are you doing, ron? >> hey, good morning to you, paula and dan. d-mac is back. good morning to you, roberto. we'll begin in illinois where two employees of elite universities have been extradited to chicago to face murder charges.
wyndham lathem, a professor at northwestern university in chicago and andrew warren who worked as a financial analyst for oxford university in england, they are accused of killing a 26-year-old hairstylist who had been living in lathem's condo in chicago. the two suspects were arrested in california after an eight-day manhunt. the suspects could appear in court as soon as later today. and new this morning, an arrest has been made in connection with the deaths of three children in suburben clinton, maryland. police say the three girls all under the age of 10 were found dead by a family member. inside their home 24-year-old antonio williams was arrested late friday. late friday police say williams lived down the street from where the girls lived and were found. also this morning, new this morning, senator john mccain has completed his first round of radiation and chemotherapy for treatment of an aggressive form of brain cancer. his daughter meghan made the announcement via twitter and mccain following with a tweet of his own posting a picture of himself with the staff of the mayor clinic in phoenix thanking
them for their work. a los angeles judge denied a plea to end a four-decade-old sexual assault case against roman polanski. the judge said that polanski would have to return to california to resolve charges of having unlawful sexual relations with a then 13-year-old girl. that was back in 1977. polanski served 42 days in jail before fleeing to france. his victim has since asked for the case against him to be dropped. and if you're feeling lucky and if you could use a few hundred million bucks, now is the time to go for it. the powerball jackpot, it now stands at a whopping $535 million. the drawing, of course, tonight. the estimated cash value, nearly $340 million. your chances of winning, paula, what are they? >> it says on the prompter there 1 in 292 million. >> correct. >> but all you have to say is so you're saying there is a chance. >> somebody is going to win eventually. and finally from the chance to become a multimillionaire to one man's chance to win free college tuition.
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welcome back to "gma" on a saturday morning. happening right now, bannon out. the president's chief strategist parting ways at the white house and this morning the white house is announcing the president and the first lady will not be attending the kennedy center honors this year citing their hope to remove any political distraction. also happening right now, western wildfire. hundreds are being forced to evacuate near sisters, oregon as the wildfire there grows to 7,000 acres. so far none of it has been contained and dry conditions this weekend could make this an even harder battle for firefighters. also we're eyeing the eclipse. more distributors are recalling faulty glasses with just days to go. until the major event. just to make sure you have the right ones, check with the american astronomical society's solar eclipse task force
which has put out a list of approved manufacturers and nasa has a list but amazon was preemptively offering recalls to some who purchased some of those counterfeiters out there. >> you have to be careful. >> we'll talk more about that whether your sunglasses, your ray-bans were work. they won't. also coming up, the path of the eclipse getting crowded clogging the roads for the show in the sky. we'll start here in boston where they're bracing for what's being called a free speech rally today. some people fear it could degenerate into a repeat of the violent clashes we saw in charlottesville, virginia, last weekend. >> now, the group was granted a permit this week and the mayor is saying his city is taking steps to keep the crowds peaceful there. abc's stephanie ramos joins us from boston with more about all of the plans. good morning to you, stephanie. >> reporter: paula and dan, good morning. all week the mayor has told people to stay away from the boston common today where thousands of people are expected to show up with thousands more
marching in opposition. security is expected to be tight across boston today as the city preps for a free speech rally. >> keep the groups separated and that will be done using both human beings as well as fences and other devices. >> reporter: city officials approved a permit earlier this week for the rally organized by the boston free speech coalition. but the city says rules are in place. no weapons, flagpoles or sticks will be allowed and roads are blocked. >> we think it's going to be a large group, and it will probably increase. we have numbers upwards of, you know, in the thousands. >> reporter: john medlar, the event organizers tells our dan harris this is not to address white nationalist ideas but rather the first amendment and admits, however, there may be troublemakers in the crowd. >> what we want to try to do is get people talking to each other again instead of just fighting in the streets like what we saw in charlottesville. what happened there was absolutely terrible. >> reporter: this comes exactly one week after clashes between
white supremacists and counterprotesters in charlottesville, virginia. 32-year-old heather heyer was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of demonstrators. >> no tolerance out there. robin roberts any suspicion or act of violence we're shutting it down. >> move, move. >> reporter: at a separate rally friday morning in durham, north carolina, demonstrators showing up after hearing rumors of white supremacists holding their own march. [ chanting ] >> organizers of the free speech rally say they don't want their event to be hijacked by white supremacists, but this morning boston police are continuing to get ready for groups with very different messages. dan, paula. >> thank you. it sounds like the boston police and mayor taking this really seriously promising they will shut it down if anything gets out of hands and closing down a lot of streets around the boston commons so they don't have a repeat of the murder we saw in charlottesville. >> shutting it down before things get out of hand preemptively. let's move on to the weather and rob marciano. i see you're talking about the great american eclipse.
it is only taibltion he good luck to everybody, in the rockies abbey west things are dry and clear green is how we're highlighting that. caspar lincoln cloud cover closer to the southeast charleston where david muir will be moisture and cloud cover there. that's how it looks right now. if you're in the path of totality wear the glasses. heat across the pacific burning in sisters. most of the wind will keep the smoke away from the area. serious situation in central oregon. heat advisory for central and southern u.s. what it feels like, 108 in jackson, and steamy in charleston. we have disturbances rolling
across the northeast pop-up thunderstorms, nothing like yesterday, severe threats across parts of nebraska. that's a check on what's going on nationally. time for the local forecast, check it out. >> reporter: haip, everybody i'm meteorologist karen rogers we're dry the storms from yesterday are gone. 89 is the high, it's horribly humid right now. by this afternoon it's slightly humid. far northwest could see a thunderstorm today. r region and you can't see the sun. >> it will get a little bit dark but it's not going to be as great. >> lunar eclipse as opposed to a total eclipse and a partial especially? >> partial is just partial and lunar when is the earth blocks the sun from hitting the moon. >> i love how everybody at home is getting a glimpse of how paula treats rob. >> i'm so excited. >> one more thing. one more thing.
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♪ so we're smack dab in the middle of the countdown to the solar eclipse and bracing for a lot of company. >> roads are already logjamed with people wanting to get a view of totality, and there is a concern that drivers are going to be looking up rather than keeping their eyes on the road and marci gonzalez is in lincoln city, oregon, with more on all things eclipse. good morning, marci. >> reporter: hey, paula and dan. good morning. this is the first place in the country anyone will be able to see the eclipse and from here to the east coast this huge event is turning small communities into booming tourist attractions. this morning droves of people rolling into cities and towns across the country vying for the best spots to view the total solar eclipse.
>> we have our cool little glasses, and i think we're all excited to see this. >> reporter: with more than 7 million people expected to travel for this celestial shows hotels filling up. >> they are just basically saying that, you know, we're booked up. we're booked up. >> reporter: and solar eclipse glasses flying off shelves. >> this is the line for solar eclipse viewing glasses. >> in total we will have sold 26,000 glasses. >> reporter: while heading to take in the view some less appealing sights, lines of traffic in oregon where a million visitors are expected this backup stretching 15 mi is all heading into prineville. >> reporter: from here to south carolina across the entire path of totality, emergency preparations are in place. >> it's all hands on deck enforcement strategies and, you we're kind of throwing everything at it. >> reporter: hospitals equipped >> i think beer is going to be a big thing first part of the week. >> repand gas after it's st one exampve
here in lincoln city, oregon, but they are expecting 100,000 people leading up to d they are already starting to >> sounds like money. to be made. >> i hear that cash register. a little cha-ching. you have a front row seat, marci. i hope you get to enjoy it too, all 2 1/2 minutes. >> ah. coming up on "gma," myth busting the eclipse and how to keep your eyes safe. dr. jen ashton joins us for our "weekend download" just ahead. or our "weekend download" just ahead. i even accept i have a higher risk of stroke due to afib a type of irregular heartbeat not caused by a heart valve problem. but no matter what path i take i go for my best. so if there's something better than warfarin, i'll go for that too. eliquis. eliquis reduced the risk of stroke better than warfarin, plus had less major bleeding than warfarin. eliquis had both. don't stop ttopping increases your risk of having a stroke. eliquis can cause serious and in rare cases fatal bleeding. don't take eliquis if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding.
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♪ we are busting the myths about the eclipse from a health perspective in our "weekend download." dr. jen ashton our chief women's health expert is here. good morning. >> good morning. >> got our sunglasses handy. it's worth saying one more time, your regular sunglasses are not going to cut it. >> correct.
they don't block that uv light neither do cell phone cameras, binoculars. this is not a joke. if you look at this solar eclipse without the proper eclipse glasses, which we have right here, you will do damage to your eyes, and i just want to let people to know to tell there are's -- that you're not using counterfeits when you put them on inside everything will look black that's how you know you're looking through real eclipse safe glasses. if you look at an unfrosted light bulb you will see the wire filament. >> let's bust some myths. what about if my eyes don't hurt they must not be getting damaged? >> the retina which is part of the eye at risk if you look without the proper g there will n bll have is several hcentral ld. th be pain either w you're lookingt itwards. beclr, youtt can damageconds. >> do babies and pets need protection because ey do. >> i know. and it would be adorable but they don't know about the eclipse.
certainly our pets don't know and little babies don't know so ikely that they're going ing this so, no, on. if you're co inside. >> it wo follow great a cleft lipncrediteresting solar/lunar eclipse kind of stories that involvendancy. we know that cle lip is not related to anything that's going on in the sun or lunar system, so, no, that is completely false. has to do with some genetic and environmental factors but this one, no. >> the sun is always out when you're in studio with us. >> put these on my dear. >> dr. jen, thank you so much. everybody. live trying to read off the prompter. i can't. you can see our full coverage of "the great american eclipse" monday with our live special starting at 1:00 p.m. eastern right here on abc. don't forget to share your photos with us even those of your babies and pets. and straight ahead a "lion king" bombshell. why you may have gotten the story line all wrong. diane's going to have that. d-mac in "pop news." d-mac in "pop news." ♪♪ towel please!
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bean for you. all right. time for "pop news." diane macedo, aka d-mac. >> loving the new nickname. well, we have homework in "pop news" because we're all on this mystery now. taylor swift has somehow done away with all of her social media accounts. all the content on them has just disappeared. nothing on her instagram, twitter, facebook, tumblr, even the personal website is just a blank space, pun fully intended i will admit so question is she could be ready tue. she hasn't 2014, and in the past she's so fanthat s the pipeline soon. the vmas areweekend.hosting. soould a conciliation reconciliation. for now we'll have to ask our investigative unit to dig deep. >> you want brian ross to look into it? >> i'm going to call him right away. meanwhile, miley cyrus is embracing her younger side with a new music video for the song "younger now" off her upcomi out.
♪ >> the video might make you a little taggic. the video pays homage to elvis in a beautiful bedazzled jumpsuit and slicked back elvis-type hair and takes a ride at a carnival on the gravitron you know that ride that lets you go upside down and stick to the walls and as you saw she wasing and said she's changed a lot since her last album and this video the new album debuts september 29th so looks like we'll see a different miley. no more twerking. exactly. >> she's involved -- evolved with -- >> kind of covering up a little more. felt like she owned it then and now a different pers it. >> reinventing. >> i need to interrupt this debate because we have a "pop news" bombshell, people. >> oh we do. >> oh. >> everything you thought you knew about "the lion king," forget it. >> what? >> we are now just learning
mufasa and scar are not actually brother. >> for real? >> wrap your head around that. the director and producer now say the use of the term brother in the movie just means they're from the same pride, not the same parents. some twitter users are having a hard time with this calling the revelation than when scar killed by the way, we won't spoil any more because the live action remake hits theaters july 2019 so we can overanalyze that as well. >> can't even wrap my mind around that. >> i feel better. better ab >> well, finally krispy kreme is preparing for mo eclipse as well with a dark version of their dith'v glazedat t for everhem here in . you guys can enjoy but you at home can also enjoy. krispy kreme is having these hot hours where the doughnuts are available and can go in and watch the whole thing happen. you watch the doughnut eclipse so to speak. >> you have to eat them with your eclipse glasses. >> yes, you should. but they have a chocolate waterfall that covers the whole thing. >> dr. jen said that during the eclipse if you eat these, it's actually healthy. >> really? >> no, she didn't. >> she said that. >> just when you thought krispy kreme doughnuts couldn't get any better. >> d-mac, excellent job. we'll see you back here tomorrow. thank you for watching, everybody. >> happy eclipse.
happy eclipse. >> i'm gray hall, coming up next on "action news" saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. police are trying to track down seven people after a mural of frank rizzo was vandalized overnight. safety measures are in place ahead of a planned free speech rally in boston. those stories and the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast and a whole lot more next on "action news" saturday morning.
>> a pleasant good morning to gray hall. here's a look at the stories we're following for you right now on "action news." another symbol of philadelphia's former mayor vandalized overnighter. four them fatally in florida. we'll tell you what led up to the shooting. why are all these people z we'lllain. those stories but first outside we go meteorologist karen rogers in for chris sowers, it was a bit humid and sticky this morning, karen. >> reporter: you can say it's a bit humid because you're inside. i'm sweating it's disgusting. you will need the shades out here too. satellite and radar i want to show you a close up view, the clouds we started with this morning are breaking up.
we'll see a good amount of sunshine. overall partly sunny skies good looking day heading your way. doesn't feel so great. the point has dropped a little bit, 73 to 68. 76 dewpoint in millville and 73 in dover. the drier air mass is working in slowly by the afternoon it will be slightly humid not too bad.