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good morning, america. breaking news. terror at the airport. >> get down, get down! >> new details about the deadly attacks in turkey. what appears to be security video online, showing the blast. more than 40 killed. hundreds wounded. three attackers open fire, set off suicide bombs. >> the place looked like a war zone. >> all signs pointing to isis, as airports at home beef up security. our team covers all the latest this morning. the candidates reacting to the terror attack. >> we better get smart and we better get tough. >> and battling over the economy. donald trump blasting hillary clinton, saying she'll betray america. now this morning, the man who called every state in 2012 is here live, revealing who he thinks will win in november. ♪ go big or go home and the 25-year-old
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wimbledon underdog ranked 772nd in the world, now preparing to face off against roger federer. who will win the david and goliath battle? and good morning, america. we have a lot of breaking news to get to, starting with the deadly terror attack in turkey. >> going to take a look now at istanbul's international airport. it's open again after those deadly blasts went off hours ago. take a look at what appears to be security video posted online showing one of the explosions. >> here's what we know right now -- more than 40 people were killed. hundreds injured after three attackers with guns and suicide bombs stormed the airport. no terror group has yet claimed responsibility. >> and here at home, security is being increased at u.s. airports from atlanta to new york. we have team coverage of all the latest across the globe. first, let's go to abc's terry moran who's outside the airport in istanbul. a warning, some of the footage
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you're about to see may be graphic. terry. >> reporter: good morning, robin. just a few minutes ago, i landed here at ataturk airport. came through the airport. you can still smell the fire damage, explosive residue. officials are telling us what happened. last night, around 10:00 p.m., the attackers arriving here in a taxi. armed with assault weapons. one of them was spotted, opened fire, and blew himself up. this morning, new video appears to show airport security footage from the lower level of istanbul international terminal as one of the bombs goes off. >> oh, my god! >> reporter: panicked passengers scrambling, running down airport corridors. [ sirens blaring ] >> reporter: in this video, one of the three attackers appears to hit the ground after being taken down by police fire. a policeman then appears to stand over him, shooting him again, before running away. then another massive explosion.
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and a third explosion outside the airport. as peopled waited for taxis and greeted loved ones. it was just before 10:00 p.m. passengers rocked by three separate explosions and automatic weapons fire. >> people were shooting at one side. and we all ran the other way. then the bombs went off. and people started running the other way, and there was more shooting. >> reporter: two of the gunmen opened fire at a checkpoint outside the airport. the third attacker set off explosives in the parking lot. the injured rushed area hospitals in ambulances, vans and taxis. this morning, the airport is back in operation. as investigators continue working at the scene. turkey's prime minister says all signs point to isis being behind this attack. this is one of the busiest airports in the world. a major hub in the middle east. and istanbul has been the target
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of four terrorist attacks this year alone. turkey used to be an island of stability in this region. but all that has changed. robin. >> it certainly has, terry. witnesses are speaking out now. >> we're going to talk to steven nabil, at the airport with his wife, returning from their honeymoon when the shooting began. steve is now working for abc news. tell us what you saw and heard when those first shots rang out. >> approximately right before 10:00, we had a flight come in from athens. we stopped at the airport. we had to leave the baggage claim area and leave the security area because we were not -- it wasn't connecting tickets. we had to go to other airline check-in counters. we had to leave and get toward the door. we went to the check-in area. our flight was a little later. so, we had to wait there. we sat by a restaurant area, it's called the cafe. it's approximately 30 to 40 yards from the door. the main door from the street.
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that's when i left my wife with the baggage. i went to get some food for her from, there's a middle aisle, sort of a third level. so i climbed the stairs. i was getting pizza when i heard the first bullets. i looked across and i saw the people running. i realized it's an attack. my instinct kicked in. i ran as fast as i could toward that area that she was in. >> you must have been terrified being separated from your wife? >> that was the worst feeling ever, and i saw the sea of people flooding toward me. i was just pushing through them to get to her. i was praying to god she didn't leave the area. as long as i could find her, at least i could take her to safety. and then that's when i saw him in the corner. i saw the bullets flying. >> so, how long was he able to shoot? >> it was quite a bit. because the time it took me to come from upstairs all the way downstairs, to find her, to grab her, take her to -- there was still shooting going on.
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i mean, we were in tunnel vision. i can't really estimate the exact time, but it was quite a bit. it was a few minutes he was spraying and it was nonstop. >> and you were holed up with some hot water in case he came your way? >> here's what happened -- i pulled her to the hallway. what the -- by the time the other passengers took to evacuate was the time i lost coming back their direction to find her. so we couldn't do that anymore. because we were alone in the court, facing his direction. so we had to go in the hall behind us, the hall was open. i figured we'll be sitting ducks in case he -- the fire kept going on. the bullets kept going on. i had broken into a salon. there was a salon. i broke in the salon with her. put her in a storage room, closed the door behind us. and that's when you heard the third blast then. which you saw in the video. i scrambled for some sort of a knife or something to protect her, and she was crying. i was putting my hand on her mouth trying to keep her quiet. in case he's roaming around and
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he can hear us. that's when i found the tea kettle with hot water. i figured if he opens the door, my last resort would be dumping the water in his face, at least give her a chance to run while i wrestle him to the ground. that was the plan. that's when i realized we were just waiting, him walking in the door. we were about 30, 40 yards from where he was. and i figured, if there was a hostage situation. we didn't know how many people were coming to attack. if there was any sort of hostage situation, we would have been the first ones to go because we were right there. >> thank goodness you're okay. thank you for sharing your story this morning. steve nabil, thank you. >> such a chilling account. officials say this attack has all the hallmarks of isis. abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross joins us now with more on who might be behind the attack. brian, there has -- has there been any kind of claim of responsibility? >> so far, this morning, robin, good morning, there's been no claim from isis, which today does mark a significant date.
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it was two years ago this very date that isis came into being. with its leader al baghdadi being proclaimed the caliph. isis has left a trail of carnage. in just two years' time, isis has inspired, directed, or otherwise claimed responsibility for some 77 attacks against western targets, killing 351 people since then. that does not include istanbul and the thousands killed by isis in iraq and syria. >> isis territory is less than what it was. the attacks don't stop. people want to know, is there any end in sight? >> well, not so far. the great concern is the call of isis to carry out attacks during the muslim holy month of ramadan. for those who carry out jihad in that time. it's a message that officials fear has gained resonance with isis fol eers. it doesn't end until july 5th of
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next week. >> all right, brian, thank you. let's get more from martha raddatz. martha, you've been talking to your sources. nati national security officials. as brian was saying, all signs here right now pointing to isis. >> that's right, george. it was clear within hours this was likely the work of isis. turkey's prime minister and u.s. officials certainly believe so. this is exactly the kind of place isis attacks, and exactly the international attention they strive to achieve. anytime you hit a transportation hub or an airplane, the impact of the bombing is magnified. isis is suspected of bringing down the airliner in egypt. and of course the attack on the brussels airport, george. >> and martha, you've been there, that border between turkey and syria is so porous. fighters have tried to go through turkey to syria. >> exactly, turkey borders both syria and iraq. where isis is operating. we followed in the footsteps recently of three british teenagers who arrived at the very airport that was attacked
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yesterday, who then took a bus to the border and crossed into syria to join isis fighters. it was very easy for them to get there, even these inexperienced teenagers. >> okay, martha raddatz, thanks very much. here in the u.s., security is increasing at some airports. in response to the attack. abc's david kerley is at reagan national airport in d.c. with the latest on that. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, robin. americans are in line. they're going through security. they are traveling. the reaction by the airports is different than the attack back in march in brussels. yes, new york is increasing patrols at its three airports. atlanta also increasing patrols. for other airports, it's also visibility and vigilance. that means an undercover officer may be wearing tactical gear. other airports are studying intelligence determining if they need to increase patrols. that raises questions again, do we need to move the security
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out from the checkpoints to the front door, even out to the road? now, the turkish attack was in the baggage claim area. do we need to increase security there? all questions we're asking after another attack. >> okay, thank you, david. terror the key issue in the race for the white house. both hillary clinton and donald trump weighed in after the istanbul attack. abc's tom llamas has the latest. >> reporter: overnight, donald trump reacting to the terrorist attack in istanbul. >> it's bad. and we better get smart. and we better get tough. or we're not going to have much of a country left, okay? >> reporter: the attack in turkey coming as trump was taking on hillary clinton over the economy at a pennsylvania aluminum plant. >> it's time to declare our economic independence once again. >> reporter: in front of what looked like a mountain of garbage, trump accused clinton of trashing the economy. >> hillary is never going to bring your jobs back, folks. she's never going to bring your jobs back.
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don't forget -- married to the man who signed nafta, one of the all-time worst, right. >> reporter: and accusing her of flip-flopping on ttp. which he initially supported. trump describing it details. >> the transpacific partnership is another disaster. done and pushed by special interests who want to rape our country, just a continuing rape of our country. that's what it is. it's a harsh word. it's a rape of our country. >> reporter: in california, clinton striking a different tone, making this pitch to trump supporters. >> you really are upset about immigration? or you're upset about trade. but let's think about what we're going to do to create more opportunities for you, your children, your grandchildren. >> reporter: now, hillary clinton did not react on camera to what happened in istanbul. but she did say that all americans stand with turkey. and this morning, we're getting a preview of what donald trump's convention may look like. bloomberg politics reporting that legendary boxer mike tyson,
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legendary coach mike ditka. former indiana basketball coach bobby knight and nascar ceo brian france are all going to make appearances. the campaign tells me that these are early talks right now, they'll possibly make appearances. slated. trump even tweeting out that mike tyson has not been asked to speak. but if he was, he would do a great job. >> he was up around midnight sending out that tweet. okay, tom, thanks very much. joining us now for his take on the race for the white house, nate silver, the founder and editor in chief of fivethirtyeight. he ran the table in 2012. we'll get your forecast now for 2016. you deal in probabilities. so what are the odds you're putting on the race right now? >> so, right now, we have hillary is about a 75% or 80% favorite. >> that high? >> here's how to think about it. we're kind of at halftime of the election right now. she's taking a seven-point, maybe a ten-point lead into halftime. there's a lot of football left to be played.
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but she's ahead in every poll. every swing state. every national poll. both have a lot of room to grow. she's at 43%. trump's at 37%. but, historically, the last candidate to blow a lead this large was in 1988, michael dukakis. he had a big lead coming out in the spring, summer. wound up losing of course. >> he was up 17 points after the convention. let's break down how you get there right now. let's take a look at the electoral map. state by state. you think many more states may be in play than usual. >> it's been a crazy year politically. we see a few more states being in play. for example, arizona looks like a tossup. maybe georgia. maybe missouri, north carolina again. >> they had been safe republican states. >> right, we see arizona in particular. several polls show clinton tied or a little bit ahead. missouri, less polling. they show very close. if trump gains ground, maybe a state like maine, used to be a swing state.
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not so recently -- >> and that's one state he could win at least one electoral vote. everyone will be skeptical this year because so few of us saw trump coming. back in august, you said he had about a 2% chance of getting the nomination, he got it. so, what has changed? why so confident now? >> well, for one thing, when i said 2% or 5%, or 10%, that wasn't based on the polls. trump was always ahead in the polls. don't try to outthink the pols and outthink the american public. trump has never really been ahead of clinton in the general election campaign. he did great job of appealing to the 40% of the gop he had to win the election, the primary. a lot different than winning 51% of 100%. >> very quickly, what's the big x factor that could turn this around? >> what if you have an economic crisis, a terrorist attack? we have seen some. they haven't helped trump that much. it's a huge number of undecideds or third party voters. when clinton is only at 43%, low
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40s better than trump but she can't feel all that secured. >> nate silver, thank you. let's go to lara. thank you so much, george. at wimbledon, the cinderella story to watch, underdog marcus willis. defying the odds in the first round. set to go up against roger federer. also making headlines, and raising eyebrows, the tennis dress being called nike's nightie. this is the tiny dress causing big problems at this year's wimbledon, leaving little to the imagination. this outfit has received a slew of complaints from female players. some say the dress is too short, flies above the waistline and upsets play. fans took to twitter calling it a nightie. and writing, that swirly baby doll dress is a giant fail. you've made athletes look like little girls. nike reportedly sent an e-mail to 20 of its sponsor players. saying we need you to make a small change to the dress.
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per wimbledon rules. some players attempted their own modifications. one tied a headband around her waist as a makeshift belt. another adding leggings. german ace sabine lisicki said after her first-round win, said that she didn't wear it because she didn't feel comfortable showing that much. >> i love it. it's nice and short so you can move around and be free with your movements. >> reporter: as for the number one seed, serena williams, she seemed to be enjoying it. instagramming, kinda in love with my wimbledon dress. the only problem, hers is from her own line. also getting attention, underdog marcus willis, ranked 772nd in the world, beating 54th ranked player berankis in an upset. the 25-year-old brit who lives with his parents, was about to give up his tennis dream only securing a spot in the wimbledon prequalifying rounds because someone else
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dropped out. this afternoon, his fairy-tale continues. as he faces the number three-ranked player in the world, roger federer. >> i think it's a great, great story. i'm excited to be playing him, actually. >> five months ago, marcus willis ready to become a coach. now here he is playing federer. and getting cheered on by none other than andy murray. >> i love this time of year. >> i do, too. but look who is wearing wimbledon white. >> i've got it on, just slightly longer. a little bit. we also have a lot of white behind us at the rockies' stadium. coors stadium in denver, look at the hail that covered the field. they had a delay of game, obviously. they had to get that off of there. we'll see more hail and flash flooding. i have to tell you more about that coming up. i'll leave you with a look at the plains here. the sunny cities coming up. the sunny cities coming up. the sunny cities coming up.
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>> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco. check out the forecast. highlights lower sunshine, feels different and misty around the coast. inlander, warm through friday, and all of us are close to average. 60s along the coast and san francisco and richmond and 70s around bay and 80s inland and east bay, 90s there but 100s are gone. 60s and 70s and 80s sunday and the holiday monday. >> i always go with this test. this is what i had to do in high school to make sure it wasn't
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too short. mr. lewis, i'm good. >> i remember that so well. way to go. >> i think we'll stay away from the dress talk today. coming up on "good morning america" -- we got team coverage. all the latest on the terror attack in turkey. as security beefs up here at home in the u.s. and race against time. the massive effort to rescue this blue whale off the california coast. escue this blue whale off the california coast. ♪ i'm free to do what i want... and 0% financing is back! on a huge selection of ford cars, trucks and suvs. plus get an extra $1000 smart bonus on specially tagged vehicles. that's freedom from interest... and freedom to choose with ford. america's best selling brand. ♪ i'm free, baby! now get 0% financing plus a $1000 smart bonus cash on specially tagged vehicles. only at the ford freedom sales event. ♪ feel free... every part of you is strong. time to bring... that strength to your tooth enamel. new colgate enamel health mineral repair toothpaste. strengthens weakened enamel 4x better.
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good morning. this is the abc 7 morning news. let's go over to sue hall. she has a quick look at your traffic conditions. >> we just got real busy. we had a pretty quiet morning so far. fog represented by the orange on your screen here. and then we have an accident southbound, and traffic is starting to stack up here for about a ten-minute delay. then down to the peninsula, southbound 101, just before 380 near avalon. we had an earlier accident, temporarily had all the lanes blocked. it's reopened since. >> some of you
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still a little misty along the coast. a little cooler in santa rosa, 48. a little warmer in concord. here's a look at your day planner. inland heat, temperatures in the low 80s. low to mid 70s around the bay. the coast in the mid to upper 50s. let's take a look at your seven-day forecast. it's still going to be pretty warm inland, but no 100s there. just a lot of mid to upper 90s. for thursday and friday, we'll wake up with the same cloud cover, the same possibility of mist in the morning. our inland temperatures will be just as warm, if not a little bit warmer. it's saturday when we really start to see the pullback in the temperatures. in fact, our coolest days will be sunday, and independence day on monday. reggie. >> thank you, mike. coming up, abc news has obtained new information on a murder mystery surrounding the professor who was killed at florida state university. that's next on "gma." another local news update for you in 30 minutes. we hope you join natasha, mike,
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so you have peace of mind from start to finish. love your laxative. miralax. we welcome you back to "gma." and you're looking live at istanbul's international airport, now open again after that deadly terror attack. and back here at home, the u.s. security is increasing at airports in atlanta and new york. we're tracking all the latest for you this morning. >> lots of fallout from that attack. also right now, three workers feared to be trapped this morning after a head-on train collision in texas. freight trains barreled down the same track, bursting into flames. how did they end up on the same track? and missy franklin, winner of five medals in the 2005 games, struggling to make the squad. landing her in seventh place last night, her time. >> couldn't believe it. but still hope.
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and so good to have our girl paula here. you're going to bring us the hot shot? >> yes, i've got a great story coming up a little bit later. >> and we also have our big board and trouble in paradise. facebook founder mark zuckerberg building a wall, a large wall, around his hawaiian estate, upsetting some neighbors. we'll have what the billionaire is saying about all of that this morning. >> a large wall will do that. will upset neighbors. >> yes. >> blocking a view. every now and again. that is later. but now to the latest in the mysterious shooting of a beloved florida state university professor. police alleging this was a murder for hire. they're looking at the victim's ex-wife's family for possible involvement in the plot. abc's gio benitez is here with new video showing the suspected killers on the day of the crime. good morning, gio. >> reporter: good morning to you. police say this was a targeted murder. at first, they didn't think there was any connection between the suspected killers and the fsu professor. but now they allege they were hired hitmen, all to end a bitter custody battle. this morning, new details in the brutal murder of florida state
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law professor daniel markel, abc obtaining what could be key evidence in what police are calling an intricate murder for hire plot. surveillance video believed to show the professor walking into the gym in july 2014 just hours before his murder. watch, as outside, a light green sedan is driving around, switching from parking spot to parking spot. now watch as he leaves the gym. he gets back into his car and drives off. but look closer. what seems to be the same car follows him out of the lot. police say inside that car, the men accused of killing him. >> the driver's side window is all bashed in and he's got blood all over his head. >> reporter: markel has been shot in the head. driving into his own garage. >> any case where you have surveillance of bad guys following a victim, it's -- it's preplanned. they're attempting to figure out the most opportune place to shoot him. >> reporter: in court friday, one of the suspects pleading not
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guilty. the other rivera has not yet made a court appearance on the murder charges. police say these newly released images show the pair at a pembroke pines atm, again in a green car after the murder. >> there's a lot of speculation. a coincidence or two. but nothing that will put my client in tallahassee, with a gun, responsible for this murder. >> reporter: police believe someone hired the men to kill markel. they're looking at his ex-wife's family as possible suspects, saying the family wanted wendi adelson and the couple's two young children to move to south florida. and that the divorce with markel stood in the way. >> we're continuing to investigate their connection to any family members. >> reporter: and still, no one in the adelson family has been charged. police say the family connection is not just a coincidence. they have cell phone records showing the brother's girlfriend and one of the suspects were in
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communication around the time of the murder. and that shows both alleged killers were in the immediate area when markel was killed. >> we turn to dan abrams for more on this. police have suspected the ex-wife's family. but no arrests. >> that's right. when you look at the arrest warrant for garcia, it specifically lays this out as a motive. it says motive. the motive, they say, is that the family wanted the kids to be able to move down there and that he was in the way. the problem is that's all we know. we don't know of any other evidence against the family. and that's why the family hasn't been arrested. there's been no action against the family at this point. because all we know is that in the warrant for garcia's arrest it's listed. >> how powerful is the video? >> it's the video in connection
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with the cell phone records and an eyewitness. it's all of those things together, they say, weaves together a very powerful case. it will be interesting about these relationships that gio, mentioned. you've got the brother of markel's ex-wife, who was allegedly having some sort of relationship with the defendant's girlfriend or ex-girlfriend, and that was the connection that led them to -- >> a lot of pieces to the puzzle. >> literally, i had to put together a map for myself in preparing for the segment of the relationships between people. that will make this a bit complicated as well. >> what about the defense's argument saying his client, garcia, there's no direct evidence? >> that will be a real defense. you know, which there is no dna evidence. they don't have sort of the smoking gun at that moment. but what they have is that surveillance video. and being able to link him and his co-defendant to that car, being able to link that car to the scene, that's going to be the key. >> we'll see what happens here. dan, thank you. we move on now to that intense search off the
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california coast for a blue whale tangled up in hundreds of feet of fishing line. the whale managed to race into the ocean while still wrapped in the line but can't survive like that for long. abc's matt gutman is dana point, california, with more. good morning, matt. >> reporter: george, good morning. rescuers say they'll be back out there today. they describe the whale as being hog-tied. finding it will be like finding a needle in a field of haystacks. this morning, this 100-ton patient is eluding its rescuers. >> this is very unusual. very unusual. >> oh, his mouth's open. >> reporter: blue whales are the biggest creatures on the planet. and this juvenile was in distress. spotted monday off the coast of california. >> see how he's floating with his chin out of the water? that is not good. >> reporter: this whale watching boat spotting the whale and the commercial fishing gear and buoys it was dragging.
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the whale hopelessly entangled. you can see the rigging but not the creature's tail. held down by the lines around it. captain dave anderson was part of the whale disentanglement team, carefully maneuvering near the animal the size of a submarine. >> it was painful to see this animal like it was, i won't forget it. >> reporter: the team tried to free the animal five times before giving up. what do you think the chances are of finding this whale at this point? >> i think we have a good chance of finding this whale. >> reporter: the sight of a lumbering and laboring whale is something anderson is seeing more often. >> the whales are coming closer to shore. they're getting entangled in the gear. >> reporter: the number of whale entanglements have risen by a factor of three over the past 18 months. scientists know that the whales are coming closer to the coastline, they're just not sure why. george? >> okay, matt gutman, thank you. let's go to lara. coming up on our big board. mark zuckerberg's neighbors in hawaii are not happy with him. we'll tell you why.
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time now for our big board. time now for our big board. here with our team of insiders to take on today's top stories. the first being mark zuckerberg, who apparently is not getting a whole lot of likes from his hawaiian neighbors. the facebook ceo is building a six-foot wall around his massive oceanfront property. there it is. which the neighbors say will block the view they've enjoyed for years and years. joining us is becky worley, who happened to grow up in hawaii. becky, what do you say about this? >> well, six feet high around some portion of 1,000 acres, it kind of sounds like a donald trump-sized wall. as you mentioned, some neighbors
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on the island of kauai, saying the wall obstructs the view, doesn't seem very neighborly. flip side, on big properties i've been on in hawaii, lots of land owners use fences. a lot of them have cattle grazing or for privacy. now, zuckerberg's kauai team says it mostly is a sound barrier. it follows all regulated rules and regulations. they say they're going respect the local land development, landscape environment and is considerate of his neighbors. i spoke to one resident. it's traditional lava rock. pretty standard, no big outcry. remember, every beach in hawaii is public. anybody can approach by water, paddleboarding right up to the beach in front of mark zuckerberg's house. >> i love the way becky says hawaii. >> i do, too. >> i can't say it like that. we do know that mark zuckerberg is concerned about privacy.
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kind of ironic as the head of facebook. he's created a compound. he recently revealed that he's taped up the camera on his laptop. >> in facebook's s.e.c. filings, george, they revealed they pay $5 million a year for security. but, listen, up until five years ago, the guy was renting a really modest house in palo alto. if he's investing this much in privacy, it's because of the paparazzi. more sereses youly, my sources say creditable threats against him, his family, even isis supporters threatening him earlier on this year. putting the tape on the webcam, it's a little paranoid. lots of people do it, including james comey, the director of the fbi. this is a big target. the guy's worth just south of 50 billion bucks. put some tape on the webcam. >> becky worley, thanks very much. we get into surprising sleep remedies for insomniacs. it was trending on the "wall street journal" site. i want to bring in jen ashton.
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senior medical contributor for more on that. lots of good tips. the one that surprised me was the simplest i guess, do nothing. >> right, first of all, let's take a macro view here. not true medical insomnia. we're talking about occasional i think the concept of do nothing is really an important reminder for doctors, health care providers, patients alike. because sometimes less is more. it's what we call watchful waiting. i do it all the time with my patients before jumping into a treatment. which sometimes can be worse than the problem itself. just take a step back, relax, see what's going on. now, when it comes to waking up in the middle of the night, the do-nothing concept means don't reset your schedule. don't compensate the next day, even though you're feeling it. go about your normal schedule. it's really important. >> i think almost all of us here at "gma" break that rule. we love our naps.
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really, you're saying, don't try to sneak in that extra power nap, it's not going to help? it will hurt? >> exactly. what most people when they're up a couple of nights in a row, in the middle of the night, what do they do? they sleep later if they can the next day. go to bed earlier. take a nap. actually, you're interfering in your body's own circadian rhythm. power through. try to stick to the schedule. that gives you a better chance of having them work themselves out. >> my schedule includes naps. >> i do love those afternoon naps. but if it does create a long-term problem, we have to listen. dr. jen, we thank you. that was an interesting article. we're going to go now to former republican presidential hopeful mike huckabee paying through the nose for using a certain song without permission at a rally he held for kentucky county clerk kim davis. take a look. ♪ rising up back on the street did my time took my chances ♪
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>> all right, so, we all know the song "eye of the tiger" from survivor. there's matt dowd, he's joining us, and how much did huckabee have to pay and why did he have to pay? >> well, as you remember, "eye of the tiger" was made famous in "rocky 3." he had to pay it looks like around $25,000 for copyright infringements. he didn't get the rights to the song. he had to settle out of court. for 25 grand. it looks like he ended up the same fate of clubber lang. at the end of "rocky 3," knocked out on this one. >> this kind of thing happens all the time. musicians often get prickly because politicians use their songs. it was a running joke on "veep" this season. let's take a look. >> also, sir, some bands we haven't used. sting, bruce springsteen, sent two letters, and enya. >> enya? send her [ bleep ] a cease-and-desist letter. >> the enya is a new one. this does happen all the time, matt. >> it sure does. in 1984, bruce springsteen stopped ronald reagan from using "born in the usa."
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i remember in 2000 tom petty did a cease and desist for i won't back down with george butch. it happened in 2008. it happens a lot. >> i see becky chuckling in the top box. matt, i want to ask you. you're savvy politically. how important are these songs? do they make a big difference? >> these songs are real important. they sort of create the pomp, circumstance, pageantry. and the symbolism in the course of the campaign. the songs started in 1840, "tippecanoe and tyler, too." was a song. "happy days are here again" was a song fdr used. "high hopes," jfk. these become a really part of it. i have a suggestion for this year. patsy cline, "crazy." which is actually a reprise of the ross perot song. >> written by willie nelson. nonetheless, matt. bringing it all full circle.
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>> we should all have our own music. >> i'm making everyone a play list. thanks to matt, dr. jen ashton, becky worley. all of you guys, great job. coming up, our hot shot of the day. paula bringing us the florida woman becoming a huge sensation. with her impromptu performance of the national anthem. ♪ were so gallantly streaming >> you got to hear this one. romptu performance of the national anthem. ♪ were so gallantly streaming were so gal latly streaming ♪
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>> yeah! >> sing that song. >> appropriately, her name is star. a star is born. she was just recently visiting d.c. friends and family encouraged her to sing the national anthem. but she didn't just sing it. if you look at the video, you can see people starting to gather around her. the tourists stopping to listen to her. when she finished, they broke into cheers. she's become a viral sensation. 10 million people have already watched this video. we got in touch with star. here's what she had to say. >> i can't believe it. um, i'm in total shock. i'm so excited, though, that i was able to share my gift with the world and able to touch so many people. >> mm. >> not the last time. >> not the last time. if you listen to the video beforehand, she says, i'm scared. but one of her friends and family member said, just watch god do it. she had no intention of singing.
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got inside the lincoln memorial, saw realized how amazing the acoustics were. >> thank you, star. >> she says she sings weekly in her church choir. coming up, coach pat summitt impacting so many lives. now there are questions about early onset alzheimer's. dr. besser will be here live to answer some questions. to answer some questions. favorite time together. our i do notice that sometimes i eat better than her. i get my healthy bowl of beneful, and she eats a cheese stick and a cracker. that's what she ate last night. cheese stick and a cracker. can you believe what some people put in their bodies? (vo) beneful originals is a healthy blend... ...your dog will love. with whole grains, real beef and accents of vegetables. beneful. healthy with a side of happy. once i left the hospital after a dvt blood clot. what about my wife... ...what we're building together... ...and could this happen again? i was given warfarin in the hospital, but wondered, was this the best treatment for me?
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. terror after the airport. new details on the deadly blast that killed dozens. more than 100 wounded. the urgent hunt for answers as airports here in the u.s. beef up security measures. legendary coach pat summitt, a champion on the court and off. her brave battle with early on set dementia, alzheimer's type. so many questions. dr. besser is here with the latest research. and say hello to the weight loss boss. the elementary school teacher inspiring so many. going from this to this. no surgery. no pills. how she dropped 115 pounds. and you can steal her secret to finally becoming healthy. ♪ i'm on top of the world and it's a magical morning.
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we're heading to china. i'm at shanghai disney lapd. for the grand opening of a spectacular park. right now, you have the breathtaking view of the enchanted storybook castle. i'll show you the fastest roller coaster disney has ever built. get ready to see it all right here as we say -- >> all: good morning, america! and good morning, america. good morning to the big crowd out there in times square. a lot of news to get to. a lot of fun we're having as well. i think i said that backwards. we're having a lot of fun. here's why. we got all shook up by this couple celebrating their anniversary a couple of minutes ago. >> oh, gosh. they had t-shirts made for this. he wanted to kiss his wife, linda, on "good morning america," on their 20th
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anniversary. we can report, he did do that. >> oh, yeah. i believe it was a couple times. and a lot of coverage from pat summitt's passing. >> i heard from her son, tyler, yesterday. he called and was appreciative of the outpouring of support. pat was diagnosed at the age of 59. passed away at 64. how do you live with it? dr. besser is joining us to talk about that. >> i have a lot of questions. that was beautiful yesterday. we have samuel l. jackson here. embarking on a new adventure with the king of the jungle in the legend of tarzan. ginger and jesse already hard at work. two hands, ginger. >> wow, that rope is strong. holding both of them, we have told you before, times square is a jungle. >> it is this morning. let's get the morning rundown from paula.
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>> we begin with the big story this morning. the death kol is rising after the suicide bombings at the airport in istanbul, turkey. we want to warn you, some of the images are disturbing. this appears to be security video. at least 41 people have died. terry moran is in istanbul with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, paula. turkey has declared a national day of mourning after this huge terrorist attack. the prime minister here saying all the snins the attack point to isis as bearing responsibility. this airport is open for business. parts of it are wrecked. i've just come through. windows are shattered. you can smell the explosive residue. the fire damage and the cleaner they used for the blood in there. officials are telling us this was a complex and coordinated attack. three men armed with assault weapons and suicide bombs got
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out of a taxi. they were spotted by lis. one opened fire. another detonated their vest. all three bombs went off. one eyewitness describing the terrifying scene. >> people were shooting on one side. we all ran the other way. and then, the bombs wept off. and people started running the other way. there was moor shooting. >> reporter: turkey has long been one of the most popular tourist destinations for europeans and many americans. it used to be an island of peace and stability in this troubled region. the syrian civil war spilling over. internal conflicts are changing that. this is the fourth major attack in istanbul this year. >> make sure you stay with abc news and abcnews.com for continuing coverage. new video of the russian
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destroyer and the u.s. destroyer. the ships getting a little too close for comfort. the russians say the americans made a dangerous maneuver. u.s. experts say it was the russian ship that cut into the american's wake. donald trump is vowing to rip up u.s. trade agreements and really break from the gop. during rally in ohio, he said the trade deal, known as the transpacific partnership, the tpp, would quote rape our country. the chamber of commerce argued against what he said. senate democrats have blocked more than $1 billion to fight the zika virus. there's a chance that no deal will be reached before congress goes on summer vacation. women may not need an annual pelvic exam. i know. researchers say they found no evidence that the exam has any
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we begin with caitlyn jenner back on the cover of "sports illustrated." she's trading in the track uniform for a sequined she believes what she's doing now is so much more important. and it's reaping pernt benefits as well. she says i'm happier these last 12 months than i have ever been in my life. >> that's all that matters. also in "pop news" rare sight at the vatican. two popes. retired pope benedict appeared at a ceremony for pope he thanked pope francis for letting him live out hid final years.
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>> gnat is a beautiful picture. >> a wonderful shot. it's a battle royale for bridget jones. the new trailer, the third in the series movie, colin firth and now patrick dempsey square off when renee's character reveals she's not quite sure who the daddy is of her baby. take a look. >> for better or worse, fate has brought us together. >> both of you, stop it. ♪ i like a little competition from time to time ♪ >> i brought you a nice tea. >> thank you. >> i brought you superjuice. >> can i carry your phone? >> so civilized. >> i'm sure it rather thanes up. it's been 15 years since zellweger first played the lovable bridget jones. "bridget jones's baby" in july. here's what's coming up on the "gma morning menu." so many remembering coach pat
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summitt. now new questions about alzheimer's and dementia. for that, dr. besser is was. and the teacher shedding major weight with social media. sharing her secrets with us. and our tarzan cam is in full swing, if you will. we're talking to one of its stars, samuel l. jackson. live coming up on "good morning america," here in times square. good job. be careful. hey, i'm paul, and i used to ask if you could hear me now with verizon... not anymore. i'm with sprint now, because guess what, it's 2016 and every network is great. in fact, sprint's reliability is now within 1% of verizon. and sprint saves you 50% on most verizon, at&t and t-mobile rates. so, i switched to sprint. and millions more have too. can you hear that? don't let a 1% difference cost you twice as much. switch to sprint today.
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the court. there were only 1,098 of them. >> here are dr. richard besser. you have insight on the disease and how it can be treated. >> because with pat, the diagnosis from the mayo clinic was early on set dementia always himmer's type. when does it start early. >> before the age of 65. it can start as early as the 40s and 50s. it's relatively rare. the alzheimer's association say about 5.4 million people have alzheimer's disease. about 200,000 have the kind that starts early. >> pat went quickly. ronald reagan lived for ten years after the diagnosis. >> whether it starts early or late, there are people who are rapid progressers and slower
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progressers. on average, people with alzheimer's disease will live 5 to seven years. the interesting thing is, highly functional people, they may develop ways of coping and covering some of those symptoms. they may have had symptoms for years longer. >> pat was such a multitask er. paula asked this earlier of me. is it genetic? what is the difference between the two, alzheimer's and dementia? >> there are types that are genetic. others where, it just increases your risk a little bit. the general term dementia means it's a cle de klein the brain functions that affects daily life. alzheimer's is a buildup of protein pieces in the brain. another common cause is vascular
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dementia. little ministrokes are happening. if you live a heart-healthy life. regular exercise and other things to help your heart, you cut down the risk. >> some of the physical consequences can be much more pro found that forgetting things. >> the first thing you're going to see the difficulty remembering new information. as it progresses, you'll see mood and behavior changes. you may see disorientation. speech can be affected. impaired reasoning and judgment. then problems swallowing and walking. the swallowing can lead to pneumonia. it's often a cause of death. >> you've been talking with experts. the new research. give us some hope here. >> there is some hope. i spent time with experts yesterday from the alzheimer's associati association. the big meetings are this month. there are a lot of drugs in development.
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more than a dozen in late stage development. some are working on the symptoms to make your life better if you have the disease. others are looking at trying to prevent the disease from the beginning. there, they're studying the people in families where, if you're parents had it, you're likely to get it. because they can see whether the prevention steps work. there is reason to be hopeful. there's so much research going on. heart-healthy life can do so much. >> and the pat summitt foundation is sell. ing with the research and providing care for patients and care givers as well. so that's part of her legacy. >> the family participation is so important. >> and dr. besser will take your questions on twitter throughout the morning. send them to him. coming up here, the elementa elementa elementary school teacher inspiring millions.
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welcome back to "gma." a story that is inspiring thousands. this woman, the teacher who used social media to get healthy. shedding weight she said she had struggled with her whole life. her posts helping others and also herself. paula has more on this. hey, paula. >> a lot of us may want to keep our battle to lose weight private. but not laura. look at the photos and poes. she says having instagram followers cheering her on and keeping her honest made all the difference. these instagram photos document a dramatic transformation over the course of a year, 25-year-old laura went from this to this. today, she's the picture of health. cooking new trishs meals and hitting the gym hard. a total lifestyle change for laura, who says she's struggled
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with her weight since childhood. >> i felt different growing up than other kids because i was heavier because i couldn't do a lot of the physical activities they could. >> reporter: by chej, she was six feet. poor eating habits spiralled her weight out of control. >> i was over 300 pounds. >> reporter: when she developed hypothyroidism, she knew she had to take angst and take control. unlike most people who rely on a diet and exercise to make a change, laura depended on social media. >> people were saying, how did you do this? can you give me information? i would say, yeah, shoot e me an e-mail. i would give them as much as i could. >> reporter: if one year, she dropped an incredible 115 pounds. 40 in the first month alone. >> no surgery, no pills, no
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wraps, et cetera. just clean eating and working out. >> reporter: her diet, four eggs and oat meelt for breakfast and four meals a day consisting of 6 to 8 ounces of protein. sharing her pictures she's become an inspiration to her followers and to herself. >> instagram gave me this place where i could post my pictures and be accountable to myself. but also, i was accountable to the 12-year-old who didn't feel good about her body and soundenly could just by an adult telling her everything was okay. >> reporter: she continues to eat healthy and work out six days aweek. her message, nothing happens overnight. but hard work pays off. >> it's about proving to yourself every day gnat you want the change enough to wait for it and work for it. when it gets there, then you appreciate it. >> love that. you dot that work for it. >> you do. i'm holding an official letter from her dar. she says, she did it without the
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aid of medications, or weight loss surgery. she's off the thyroid and cles ral medication. a wonderful example of how hard work and dedication with enable one to reach their weight loss goals. and, speaking of terrific. ginger zee. >> she's terrific. >> a look at the weather. >> hey, lara. you can't see me yet because i'm -- i'm coming out of the belly of the beast. shark week, we're celebrating. very excited fans. i love the screams. goodness. we should talk about what is happening or what has happened. more than 180 severe storm reports across the nation. this video from harrisburg, pennsylvania. emily, thank you. the traffic adding up there. and utica, new york. also potential for flooding. >> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco. check out the forecast.
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highlights lower sunshine, feels different and misty around the coast. inlander, warm through friday, and all of us are close to average. 60s along the coast and san francisco and richmond and 70s around bay and 80s inland and east bay, 90s there but 100s are gone. 60s and 70s and 80s sunday and the holiday monday. >> and i found her. this is the one that's screaming. coming up, we're taking you inside shanghai disneyland. stick around.
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sue hall has a look at traffic conditions before you head out the door. good morning, sue. >> good morning, natasha. hello. we've got 59 bart trains all running on schedule. number one landed already. we do have a cancellation for the alameda bay ferry this morning, the 8:30, which is coming up in a couple minutes. was canceled due to mechanical problems on the boat. this one is westbound 24 right before the connecter ramp and it is partially blocking the right lane of traffic there. >> thank you so much, sue. meteorologist mike nico will join us with the bay area
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good morning, from the top of a misty abc 7 news broadcast center. check out these temperatures. up to 12 degrees cooler than we were this time yesterday. here's a look at your day planner. you can see 50s at the coast, 70s around the bay and a lot of 80s inland. we'll have a few 90s out there, especially in the east bay, but no more 100s. temperatures will dip a little bit friday, but the big, dramatic cooling will happen over the holiday weekend. we'll be very comfortable outside. except for the coast, it will be a little cool. >> looking forward to it. we'll have another local news update in about 30 minutes and
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always on our news app. join reggie, mike, sue, and me weekdays, 4:30 t ♪ i'm on the top of the world hey ♪ welcome back to "gma." take a look at that unbelievable fireworks display over the enchanted storybook castle. that is the largest disney castle ever built. the centerpiece of the new shanghai disney resort. took 17 years to make. robin, you were there for the opening. >> i certainly was. got the extraordinary opportunity to travel to shanghai disneyland a short time ago. seems like forever ago though. i was there. it was fun. fantastic. futuristic. it spans 963 acres. a massive park that over 100,000 workers helped build. i got a special tour with the man who led the charge to make this new disneyland a dream come true. ♪
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shanghai disneyland. is a one-of-a-kind fairytale come to life. well, look who's here. your vision, bob. >> welcome to shanghai disneyland. >> wonderful to be here. my fwid to it all. the man himself, disney chair and ceo bob iger. how is it different from the other disney properties? >> it's about 70% of the rides and attractions are original. >> reporter: light speed thrills. a towering nine-story mountain. and, of course, the colossal enchanted storybook castle. the biggest, tallest ever. and for the first time, representing all of your favorite disney princesses, from belle, to elsa and ana. all the disney princesses in one home. that castle. >> why not? it's a big castle. there are enough rooms for
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everybody. and great closet space. >> reporter: it's fitting that here in china, it would be the largest, tallest enchanted castle that we have ever seen. >> we wanted to build something that made a grand statement that we were here with something of scale. >> reporter: and like never before, guests can travel beneath fantasyland's most iconic symbol. >> these boats go through the bottom of the castle. so you can imagine in terms of the engineering. there's a whole underground or grotto experience. >> reporter: surrounding the castle, six magical lands. four debuting in shanghai, including the park's grand entrance, mickey avenue. the vibrant home to mickey and his pals. the first disney park ever with the new play on main street usa. shorter, so you get right to the fun. also brand-new, gardens of imagination. the only disneyland to feature rides with a view of the front of the castle. in adventure isle, journey
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down roaring rapids in the shadows of one of the tallest manmade waterfalls in asia. and go to new heights in this strong ropes course. and next door, treasure cove. disney's first ever pirate-themed land. >> this is 2016. and things have changed. so, frontierland, we didn't believe belonged here. someone said, let's build pirate cove and turn it into a land. >> reporter: pirates of the caribbean. battle for the sunken treasure. that's right. puts you in the middle of an epic sea battle. oh! with jack sparrow leading the adventure. and if you feel the need for speed, tron. i heard that's one of your favorites, as well. >> i love tron. >> reporter: it's a two-wheeled adrenaline rush. disney's fastest roller coaster ever. >> you're going to get shot out of the building at 60 miles an hour at a low center of gravity and you're going to feel it.
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you're out of breath, robin. >> oh, how's my hair look? it's the crown jewel of a reimagined tomorrowland. >> tomorrowland is all about the future. the old tomorrowland was about space travel and microwave ovens. >> reporter: but what really makes this place special? >> we tell great stories about great characters in great places. everything we do here is a story. it's very purposeful. >> reporter: that's why it's so universal. ♪ incredible >> reporter: as night falls, those stories coming to life. the enchanted storybook castle, painted with the characters adored the world over. 'the little mermaid." even "star wars." that incredible new magic. at one of the most magical places on earth. ♪ let's give them something amazing ♪ >> it is amazing. and with 330 million people living within three hours of the
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park, they have no shortage of visitors. it's been packed since it opened a couple of weeks ago. there's much to see and do there. one more important thing bob told me. this is something that is a quote from him. you sense this when you're in the park. it is authentically disney, distinctly chinese. you know it's disney. but you have the chinese culture everywhere that you go. even "lion king" in mandarin, which was something. another thing distinctive about this park. i came back bearing gifts. >> thank you. >> little mickey hats. you could get your name in mandarin or english. >> this is our names? >> those are your names. yes. absolutely. you won't attempt to say them. >> i don't want to. >> mine's easy. >> i'm going to butcher mine. bow-jaesh. it means outstanding and scholar. >> i like how you left a little bit of the front. >> sub tu chow.
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so all of stephanopoulos is -- it's very efficient. not sure i like what it means. apprentice. >> oh, no, no. that can't be right. >> typo. typo. >> gotta be a typo. we're going to have much more fun inside the park in a moment. one of the bonuses of being there? our good friend, bob woodruff was there, too. he's assigned over there. more from him coming up. >> and to su jing jing is what you should call me now. cool? okay. let's look at the video. from what happened here in colorado. you can see in the streets. the hail adding up. that flash flooding. so many people said, wait, it's hailing in the middle of summer. i want to emphasize, hail happens in spring and summer. it needs the warm air to make the thunderstorms to have the strong updraft. you get the frozen precipitation >> i am meteorologist mike nicco. misty in the bay. sunshine everywhere but the coast. cooler today at 60s in san francisco, and 90s inland east bay neighborhood. check out weekend forecast, it will feel great.
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>> and all that weather brought to you by pronamel toothpaste. you know, shark week, obviously in full swing here in times square. you have to see this. the remarkable footage of rare oceanic white-tipped sharks. this species believed to be part of more fatal attacks than great whites. when scientists tracked down white tips they were completely spooked. you can watch swimming with white tips tonight and see more shark week documentaries all week long on discovery channel. let's head back over to george and robin. >> does that bring back memories? >> yeah. i started getting goose bumps. i had reef sharks. they were not that deadly. >> we're going back to shanghai disney. as you were saying, robin, you were there with bob woodruff. >> abc's bob woodruff joined me. he got to try out attractions.
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including tron. now he's taking you with him on the rides and experiences of a lifetime. buckle up. ♪ >> reporter: i feel like i'm going on a ski race. i think i'm going to throw up. [ laughter ] don't eat breakfast right before you go on this thing. shanghai disneyland is quite a ride. >> okay, dumbo, let's get this show on the road. >> reporter: whoa. yo ho! and you know what walt disney said, if you can dream it -- i'm right here in the center of the resort. it's the enchanted storybook castle. -- you can do it. this is the most grand of all the castles in the disney parks. so you can come down here and eat in the restaurant or you can go to an attraction.
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the little kids can come in and dress like princes or princesses. it's gigantic. look at this place. almost 1,000 acres of land. 12,000 trees have been planted. they're going to be serving about 16 million meals a year. stunning. so what's in the secret sauce? i met with jodi, one of disney's brilliant imagineers to find out. >> the entire team was encouraged to be daring and take risks. >> reporter: secret number one. think outside the box. >> this is something we've never done before in a disney park. to have something this physically active. >> reporter: camp discovery is a disney trail blazer. this is awesome. literally, you get to blaze your own trail through treacherous terrain. i think i got the wrong shoes on. >> yeah, so do i. >> reporter: secret number two, create a multisensory experience. >> that was sort of the guiding principle. fun, thrill, dynamic, completely immersive. >> reporter: secret number three
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celebrate disney's classic stories like "snow white's" dwarfs. ♪ hi ho hi ho it's off to work we go ♪ this time, off to work in mandarin they go. and hi ho, i go, too. [ laughter ] >> tough job. somebody's got to do it. let's take another look at bob riding tron, screaming. and that's his producer, carson, next to him. there's nothing like it. you're leaning forward. there's no seat belt. you're just -- >> that's the amazing part. >> the gravity force. going 60 miles an hour, you feel like you're inside the movie. >> wow. >> it was something. >> the no seat belt thing is a little bit of an issue. >> no, everything was good. and you can see more shanghai magic and experience the rides for yourself in virtual reality. go to abcnews.com/vr.
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to take our tour. it's a magnificent park. there are a lot of open spaces and greenery. because space is a premium in china. and so a lot of people coming to is park, because they have to wait hours in line. they love the open spaces. >> distinctly chinese. >> it's distinctly chinese. >> how big it is. it's beautiful. it takes a lifetime to see all that. >> it takes a lifetime to get there. coming up next, "the legend of tarzan" star samuel l. jackson is here live. come on back.
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it is a jungle in times square. look at that. oh, he did kiss his wife, his bride, linda, of 20 years. our audience members are having fun with our tarzan cam. you see that, sam? >> yes. >> well, samuel l. jackson is here. [ cheers and applause ] wow. they -- they were trying to keep quiet. they couldn't do it. >> we don't want them to be quiet. >> he stars in "the legend of tarzan" as a soldier turned humanitarian who joins tarzan on the return trip to africa. let's take a little look here. >> i feel foolish for asking, but can you really talk to the animals? >> you're an educated man, dr. williams.
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you tell me. [ bird squawking ] >> hey, hey, hey, pretty lady. >> that's a male. [ cheers and applause ] >> it is a beautiful film. it is visually stimulating. but first of all, congratulations. the b.e.t. awards. the lifetime achievement award you received. >> thank you. >> and the the lovely things you said in your acceptance speech about your family. >> well, they're my inspiration. they keep me going. they're my challenge every day. >> you seemed so calm up there. backstage, you told somebody you were a little nervous. >> i was a little shaky up there. >> a little shaky up there? no. >> you don't normally get awards like that. when i'm out there, i'm not being that personal or what's happening or being emotional even. you know, to realize that, you
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know, i've had some kind of impact in this business and on a lot of people's lives. and it's -- it's -- it's really wonderful to walk around the world and people say, you know, i really love your work. not just say, i like you. but i love your work. that means i have done my job. i've entertained a lot of people. >> it was a beautiful moment. i'm glad. well deserved. you more than hold your own in this new movie. with alexander. you guys are swinging around there. it's very physical. you look fantastic. you had to get in shape for this and continue to be in shape. >> alexander was on a specific diet and regimen. and they had me on one, too. because they thought i was too skinny when i showed up. they made me gain some weight. margo and i had the same pilates instructor. he was doing weights. we were doing pilates. i joined that stretch yourself and work against your own body weight. it was great.
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>> you look the part. he was talking a little noise about you. he said, because he was always carrying you around. and he said you didn't return the favor. >> he's tarzan, nobody ever asked me to pick him up. >> no one ever did. >> that's right. >> the beautiful part of this, too, sam, your character is loosely based upon a real person. george washington williams. not many people are familiar with him. >> a really interesting man. fought in the civil war. lied about his age so he could get in the army. fought in the civil war. that was over, he went to -- fought in the mexican-american war with the mexicans. then he went and joined the cavalry and fought indians. he did a lot of stuff. he was a bit of a rogue. he made up things about himself to get himself into certain places. and he ended up, pretending to be an emissary for the president or the united states government so he could get into the congo and expose what king leopold was doing. that was like the first real
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african holocaust. he killed millions of people to enrich himself. the belgian government didn't know he had a mercenary army. he was building palaces and houses and financing girlfriends all over europe. >> this is what i love about you. it's not just entertaining when we're watching your films. we're also learning a little something. that's the bonus. >> hopefully. and possibly, people will see this film and because of that context, they'll go out and find out more about who george washington williams was and what king leopold actually did in the congo, which still has a resounding event today. >> i have to ask you this because john cena was here. you're the only one to host the espys four times. do you have tips for john on what to do? >> i hosted the show, i had a great time. i used my sports fandom as a guide. no matter what. i know a little bit of something about every sport. and i have an opinion about them
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all. he should get out and voice them and have as much fun as he can. >> if not, put them in a head lock. >> exactly. put them in a sleeper hold. that won't be good for the show. >> it will not. samuel l. jackson. ladies and gentlemen. [ cheers and applause ] always looking dapper. always looking dapper. "the legend of tarzan" opens nationwide on friday. we'll be right back.
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samira wiley plays poussey on "orange is the new black." i recently sat down with her. and spoiler alert, people. she's opening up about the season's shocking twist. for fans of "orange is the new black" the end of season four took a heartbreaking emotional turn. >> come on, man. >> reporter: the death of fan favorite poussey washington came out of nowhere. [ sobbing ] >> reporter: sand oand is one o
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most gut-wrenching scenes of the series. you had to keep your character's fate a secret. >> oh, yeah. >> for almost the entire season. how were you able to do that? >> i have no idea. it was the hardest thing i have ever had to do. i have no idea how i did it. i'm happy i did. >> it's very intense. people are going to take parallels from racial incidents that have happened. is that something that you guys talked about as a crew and cast? >> absolutely. they should. that is the point of it. coming up with the story, you don't go into something like that lightly. i think jenji and her team of writers, them being so socially conscious of what is going on in the world right now and understanding their responsibility and all of our responsibility as artists to reflect what is going on in our world. >> how nervous were you before actually shooting that? >> i wasn't really that nervous. there was so much going on that i don't think i had room to be nervous. you know what i mean? a lot of castmates, like i said, i had to keep it a secret. a lot of them had just found out that it was happening really
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close to when we shot it. i felt like i had to take care of them. >> reporter: in spite of her character's fate, the 29-year-old actress says she's grateful for her time on the show. >> i wouldn't be here talking to you without it. and i have become sisters with every single person on that show. and, the set is really fun. so that will be hard not being able to come back. >> she is so stalted. what's next? she's on the show "you're the worst." looking forward to her dream, being on broadway. catch the new season of "orange is the new black" streaming on netflix. netflix. we'll be r crystal geyser alpine spring water from here to there ♪ to you crystal geyser. always bottled at the mountain source.
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you can. >> sure. >> look at sam jackson stealing a kiss right there. have a great wednesday, everybody. >> on that note. >> on that note.
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good morning. meteorologist mike nico is outside with a look at our forecast. a little cooler today, right, mike? >> yes, ma'am. temperatures right now up to 12 degrees cooler than they were yesterday. temperatures 60s to 90s today. >> 30-minute drive from heyward towards san mateo. we had earlier debris in lanes. we do have an accident near georgia street, partially blocking the slow lane there. >> thank you so much, sue. it's time now for "live" with kelly and we'll be back for the abc 7 midday news.
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