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good morning, america. breaking overnight, a new deadly police shooting, shocking the country. the aftermath livestreamed on facebook by the victim's girlfriend in the girl with a young child. >> i told him to get his hand off him. >> you told him to get his i.d., sir. his driver's license. >> hundreds protest outside the governor's mansion and outrage over that other deadly shooting in louisiana sparks rallies from coast to coast. >> hillary clinton slamming donald trump attacking him right outside his now closed casino as the fbi director heads to capitol hill to testify about clinton's e-mails. trump calling clinton incompetent as he hits the trail with possible running mate newt gingrich. bombshell lawsuit. the popular tv host and former miss america now shoeing one of the most powerful men in media after
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fox news ceo roger ailes of sexual harassment. ♪ we are family we certainly are. sister ago. all eyes on serena and venus williams as they take centre court. the stars and duchess kate set to watch. are we heading to another sister showdown? and good morning, america. big day at wimbledon. hot day here. >> it's a hot day here. you're right about that, george. huge heat wave is hitting the east coast and millions of facing heat alerts right now and you're looking live at the thermometer it times square. it's already 90 and ginger is tracking that ahead. >> we'll begin, of course, with that deadly breaking news. a deadly shooting in minnesota overnight involving a police officer sparking outrage across the country. and rallies are growing over that deadly incident in louisiana. spreading from los
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abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas has all the details for us in washington. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, robin. another fatal police shooting, a traffic stop turned deadly caught on tape. igniting anger and concern about police use of force. a new video emerging this morning of another police shooting last night in minnesota. >> we're waiting for -- >> keep your hands up. >> i will, sir. >> viewed more than 1 million times before being taken down on facebook. the video shows a traffic stop turned deadly. 32-year-old philando castile along with his girlfriend and her child pulled over last night the beginning of the incident not on tape but castile was shot, his arm bloodied. the woman in shock but continuing to livestream the situation on facebook. and the video she says that castile had a license to carry a firearm. she says she warned the officer that he would be reaching to his pocket to get his i.d. the officer appears agitated. >> told him to
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>> you told him to get his i.d., his driver's license. >> reporter: she says the officer fired reportedly four times. castile transported to the hospital later died from his injuries. outraged family members and residents heading to the local hospital to protest. as hundreds gather at the governor's mansion overnight demanding answers. this as protests in baton rouge continue overnight as a second video is released showing another angle of the deadly shooting of 37-year-old alton sterling. >> get on the ground. >> reporter: this new video showing one officer pinning sterling to the ground while another officer kneels on his arm outside a baton rouge convenience store. >> you [ bleep ] move, i swear to got. >> reporter: you can see one officer drawing his gun and moments later shots fired. an officer then removes something from sterling's pocket. sterling dying at the scene. >> oh my god. >> reporter: sterling's family wants answers. >> i want
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that's what i want. i want justice for him. >> reporter: the justice department and the fbi called in to investigate the baton rouge case. the same request likely coming for minnesota. so many not willing to take the word of police anymore. >> and speaking of the case in minnesota the woman remained very calm. she referred to the officer as sir, but is it dangerous for people to record these events even though it's very important information that we get, but is it dangerous for them to record it as the event is happening? >> reporter: every situation is different, people have to be careful not to do anything that would make police think that they're a threat but that cat is out of the bag. these days when people see anything their reflection action is to pull out the cell phone and start recording. >> all right, pierre. >> what they documented just shocking. we move on the dangerous heat spreading across the country. 15 states from new mexico to new york under heat warnings right now as the northeast gets hits hard with the hardest hit wave of the summer. ginger outside with the details.
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yes, our thermometer reading 90. the official in central park, 81. it feels like the mid to upper 80s for sure. i have three gallons of water to showcase that a healthy person that is in the northeast that hasn't seen this type of heat can lose this much water on a hot day like this so so important that you drink to hydrate yourself throughout today. let me take you because it's not just new york city but philadelphia in an excessive heat warning, parts of louisiana. back to new mexico and heat advisories, why are those warnings up? not just the number, it's what this heat index shows you what it feels like, philadelphia close to 100. washington, d.c. same thing. baltimore, the same deal and we stick with this tomorrow too. we have three days in a row, robin of officially 90 degrees or more it's a heat wave and i believe we'll do it. robin. >> all right, ginger, as you said want everybody to stay safe and hydrated. to the race for the white house now. hillary clinton going after donald trump and one -- in front of one of his closed atlantic city casinos as attorney general
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no criminal charges in the clinton e-mail investigation. abc's cecilia vega is here with more on all that. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: robin, good morning. a year-long investigation into those e-mails that threatened her bid for the white house is finally over and now hillary clinton wants nothing more than to change the subject this morning the investigation into hillary clinton's e-mails is officially closed. attorney general loretta lynch accepting the fbi's recommendation to not charge clinton and her aides over that private server. but the political fallout not ending any time soon. donald trump overnight still hitting hard. >> hillary clinton i said bad judgment, she's incompetent, okay. these incompetent. the only good thing she's ever done is get out of trouble when anybody else would have been in jail by now. >> reporter: and that's not all. house speaker paul ryan says clinton should no longer have access to classified intelligence. >> there are a lot of questions that have to be answered. >>
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james comey heads to capitol hill to testify about that e-mail probe. clinton's campaign calling the grilling yet another taxpayer funded sham of an inquiry to try to hurt hillary clinton politically. clinton now trying to get back to business on the campaign trail taunting donald trump on his own turf. >> what he did for his businesses and his workers is nothing to brag about. in fact, it's shameful. >> reporter: showing up in atlantic city right outside his shuttered trump plaza casino. >> he got rich and got out and he thinks that's something to be proud of. >> reporter: trump firing right back. >> hillary with teleprompters every single time, donald trump is a bad person. he hurt the little people. he didn't. made a lot of money. >> reporter: and this morning a big endorsement is in the works for hillary clinton. bernie sanders is now in talks with clinton's campaign about when and where, george, it could come as soon as next week. >> yep, she adopted his colle
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tuition plan, okay. cecilia, thanks. now to donald trump in that fiery speech we saw him take on clinton as he also defended that tweet causing him trouble as he campaigned in the key state of ohio with vp short lister newt gingrich. abc's david wright on the trail with trump in cincinnati, good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, george. they call this state the cradle of presidents, ohio, a critical battleground come november. one big reason the republicans scheduled their national convention this summer for cleveland, but ohio is also one state donald trump did not win in the primaries. >> i love ohio. you know, i worked in ohio for a long time. >> reporter: trying to win over the buckeye state donald trump trotted out one possible running mate former house speaker newt gingrich who'd have no trouble being in an attack dog. >> is there a single person here who believes that if you had done what hillary clinton had done that you would not be prosecuted? >> all:
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ten names on his short list. minus two, it would seem. senator bob corker now says the job is not for him and senator joni ernst who caused such a stir with this campaign ad -- >> i grew up castrating hogs on an iowa farm. >> reporter: she told politico she has more work to do in the senate saying it's unlikely she'll join the ticket. trump is defiant. defending that controversial tweet showing hillary clinton next to what many say was a star of david on top of a pile of campaign cash. trump says it was a mistake to delete the image. >> i would have rather defended it just leave it up and say, no, that's not a star of david. that's just a star. i have a son-in-law who is jewish, who is a great guy. my daughter is jewish. i have grandchildren that are jewish, okay. and i love them. i love them. >> reporter: trump's son-in-law jared kushner, the grandson of holocaust survivors was put in the awkward
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defending the billionaire insisting my father-in-law is not an anti-semite. he says the donald trump he knows is inassistancively pro-jewish and pro-lovelace adding the worse thing his detractors can fairly say about him is that he has been careless in retweeting imagery that can be interpreted as offensive. he heads to washington, d.c. meeting with republican lawmakers. some of them critical of him for not taking full scan of hillary clinton's e-mail troubles. instead he veered so far off message that at one point he even heaped praise on saddam hussein, george. >> david write, thanks very much. let's talk about it with matt dowd our political analyst and both trying to get beyond their troubles. hillary clinton trying to get beyond the e-mails but she has the republican party to face up to in congress today with that hearing for the fbi director and donald trump just can't let this tweet go. >> no, he absol
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i think that this is the dynamic of the campaign, george. it is donald trump is he a successful businessman and does he retain that through the course of this campaign? his vulnerability and hillary clinton, can she be trusted in the course of this? and i think that is the battle that we'll see over the next 130 days on both those realms or each of them. >> meantime, let's look at the vp hunt for donald trump right now. two names coming off the list, bob corker and joni ernst coming off the list. newt gingrich had his tryout last night. this is the next critical big move for trump and he needs to do it pretty soon. >> yeah, it's the biggest move he has left that he totally controls in the course of this and as you know it's one of the moves that can actually impact the race and change the poll numbers. i think he's going to be able to find somebody. if you think about this race, he's got a better chance than bob dole did in 1996 of winning the presidency and he's got a better chance of the walter mondale did in 1984 winning the presidency, both of them were able to find vp n
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course of this. he will settle on somebody but it is a case of musical chairs. >> okay, matt dowd, thanks very much. george now to the tragic death of a young navy s.e.a.l. ruled a homicide. [000:12:12;00] 21-year-old james lovelace died during a training exercise in a pool. the death now raising questions about whether some training is too extreme. abc's martha raddatz has more and joins us from washington. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the san diego medical examiner now saying that the actions and inactions of the instructors and other individuals involved were excessive and directly contributed to the death of the young trainee. this morning, stunning new details in the drowning death of navy s.e.a.l. trainee james derek lovelace. the 21-year-old died in his first week of elite navy s.e.a.l. training. it is the most rigorous training in the u.s. military. but this time according to the
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san diego medical training went too far. it is now being labeled a homicide. according to the medical examiner report, surveillance video from the combat swimming exercise shows lovelace struggling in the water. witnesses say his face was purple. his lips blue. the report says an instructor in the water approaches him and against regulations dunks lovelace, not once but at least twice, at one point someone else in the water pulls lovelace up. away from the instructor who eventually pulls him out still breathing but moments later he's unresponsive. >> if you kill somebody in training, you're doing the enemy's job for them. >> reporter: according to the navy s.e.a.l. foundation, between 2013 and 2015, eight s.e.a.l.s lost their lives in training. that's more than the number of s.e.a.l.s who died from combat or service-related wounds during
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that same period. homicide which in this case means death at the hands of another, the navy says it is not inherently a crime but we are told charges are possible and that the instructor has been put on administrative duty during this active and open investigation, robin. >> investigation continues, martha. thank you. now to amy with today's other top stories starting with new concerns about the zika virus. >> that's right. authorities are now reporting a jump in the number of cases of zika virus, up to 50 pregnant whimper day are becoming infected in puerto rico alone. the cdc is urging officials on the island to begin aerial spraying to kill mosquitoes. meanwhile, health officials in florida have confirmed 11 new travel-related zika infections in that state yesterday alone. well, an urgent manhunt is under way for the man responsible for a series of vicious attacks on homeless men in the street. two were killed. two others are in critical condition. police have released
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surveillance video of the suspect they say his motive is unclear. well, a former executive at a wall street investment bank admits he defrauded investors out of $38 million to fund his gambling addiction. prosecutors say andrew caspersen tried to raise nearly $150 million even cheating his own family and friends, he could face now more than a decade in prison. well, a major scare in the sky for an experienced hang glider. a camera was rolling as his glider snaps in two. look at that over norway. the crowd below watched in horror as he plunged to the ground. despite this malfunction he managed to pull his emergency chute and eventually landed in a lake where he was rescued by boaters. remarkably he suffered just minor injuries. and finally there's nothing like going home, even when you're a superstar athlete, especially when you're a superstar athlete. how about that. dwyane wade leaving the miami heat after 13 years to play for his hometown chicago bulls. in a letter to fans he said when
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growing up near chicago he never dreamed buts jersey, well, now he will. no place like home. >> good for him. >> a lot of moving around. >> kind of following his teammate lebron james went back home to cleveland. it worked for him. something that's working for all of us that excitement at wimbledon, serena and venus williams playing today in the semifinals and if they both win, it will be a real sister act and, lara is on the scene in england covering every shot. good morning, lara. >> good morning to you, michael, from wimbledon. it is a beautiful day here at the all england lawn and tennis club. i'm having my voice down all part of the etiquette which is hard for me because i want to jump over this fence right on to the grass court, alas, though, it is all about those williams sisters as the semifinals are under way. just almost up, serena, then venus will play angelique kerber both looking for that shot in the finals.
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it's been seven years since the most successful s american sports history have both made it this far at the all england club. but in this tournament the two have taken very different paths to get here. serena on a rougher more slippery road. >> serena slips. >> reporter: in the first week of play, serena fined $10,000 for slamming her racket. >> right at the cameraman. >> reporter: but the six-time wimbledon winner has been all business ever since. >> she's in the zone. she's in the zone. >> reporter: if serena can serve up a win here she'll have 22 grand slam wins under her belt. tied with steffi graf for the most singles victories of all time. meanwhile, big sis venus is the talk of the turnberry. the oldest player in the women's draw at 36, she has beaten two players nearly half her age. it hasn't been easy though. in 2011 she was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that causes fatigue. many wrote her off but she has defied the doubters and now back on centre court for her ninth
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wimbledon semifinal. >> she is a real fighter. like i always says it's super inspiring for me. >> we try to i guess find that balance of supporting each other but not brainwashing each other. >> and in case you missed it on the men's side unfortunately american sam querrey's magic run is over. however, andy murray and roger federer both squeaked it out to make it into the semifinals. it wasn't easy for either of them coming up we'll talk to patrick mcenroe about that and, of course, the williams sisters, for now, though back to you, michael, in the studio. >> she's happy. >> she's so happy there. she's at home right now. we're happy she's going to be there and she'll cover more from wimbledon in our next hour and chance to see that -- if you're dwyane wade maybe you can escape the heat but none of us can estate the heat. >> that was really good. >> that was so good. >> i'm learning. >> the heat here and the severe storms. we got to get straight to it. to the radar. this is what's happening at this hour. severe thunderstorm watch now
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includes st. louis this morning so damaging wind flash flooding north of nashville.
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guess who is stepping into the woman suit? yeah, that's coming up in our big board. we'll discuss that. >> that is coming up. but we begin with sexual harassment allegations against one of the most powerful men in television news. gretchen carlson filed a lawsuit against roger ailes claiming she was fired because she refused his advances. abc's ryan smith is at fox news headquarters with the latest, good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning, george. for 11 years gretchen carlson was a stalwart at fox news known for speaking her mind now she's speaking out against her former boss claiming he subjected her to severe and pervasive sexual harassment and sabotaged her career. >> i'm gretchen carlson. >> this morning, award winning journalist gretchen carlson taking on fox news chairman and ceo roger ailes filing a sexual harassment lawsuit claiming her refusal of his unwanted sexual advances cost her her job. >> thanks so much for being part of the real story.
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>> reporter: in the suit carlson claims the media mogul sexual harassment at fox news. alleging ailes injected sexual and/or sexist comments into their conversations. even asking her to turn around so he could view her posterior. carlson alleges when she met with ailes to discuss how she was being treated, ailes told her, you and i should have had a sexual relationship a long time ago. and then you'd be and better and i'd be good and better. carlson only naming ailes as a defendant but in her complaint the married mother of two also claiming her former "fox & friends" co-anchor steve doocy. >> got a fox news alert. >> treated her in a sexist and condescending manner and when ailes learned of her complaints about doocy's behavior ailes responded by calling carlson a man hater and taken off the popular morning show in 2013 and given her own afternoon show but
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on her final ""fox & friends"" appearance she >> thanks for roger ailes for believing in me. >> she claims that move along with a salary cut and ailes' refusal to renew her contract last month were all in retaliation for her complaints of harassment and discrimination and because she rejected his sexual advances. the 76-year-old ailes, one of the most powerful men in cable news. >> we discovered secret niche in broadcasting half the american people. >> reporter: tells abc news carlson's allegations are false. this is a retaliatory suit for the network's decision not to renew her contract, which was due to the fact that her disappointingly low ratings were dragging down the afternoon lineup. ailes has faced allegation of sexism in the past. this 2014 unauthorized biography claims he wanted his female anchors to show off hair legs.
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fox news fought back at the author saying he was never book was never fact-checked with hem. on wednesday the former miss america tweeting out this blog she wrote last year recounting her experience with sexual harassment as a young reporter. something she's addressed on air. >> i knew over time that the newsroom would start abuzz like oh here comes a former miss america. she must be a bimbo. >> reporter: carlson saying the lawsuit was a difficult step to take but adding, i had to stand up for myself and speak out for all women. carlson is seeking unspecified damages. ailes and fox news claims that the lawsuit is defamatory and offensive and promising to defend it vigorously and the parent company twentieth century fox saying while they have full confidence in ailes and doocy they take the allegations seriously and are conducting an internal review of the matter. >> let's talk about it with dan abrams and sunny hostin. dan, she's claiming sexual
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harassment in the workplace but the lawsuit against ailes >> typically you would file a lawsuit against the entity that depockets it. it makes it feels like it's personal. she's not suing fox in this context and so the question is going to become, what corroborating evidence does she have to avoid making this he said/she said are there audiotapes. are there e-mails? are there other witnesses, are there contemporaneous notes she took immediately after some of these comments were made? these are the sorts of questions you have to ask in any kind of lawsuit. >> then the other -- >> add to that. i think when you look at this you're right, dan, people typically sue the parent company because they're going for the money. i think the fact that she made this personal and clear her grievance is only with roger ailes and not with fox news or its parent company gives her more credibility because it's personal and sexual harassment generally is so the fact that she's done it this way, i think, shows she's very brave and i think she gives fox news and its parent company a pass, so to speak.
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>> but also seems to suggest sh that others at fox news were promoted because they didn't rebuff. >> saying she is alone in the sense that she rebuffed it, right? she's making a very, very salacious allegation here which is that other women at fox news effectively got promoted because they did not rebuff roger ailes' sexual advances and so one of the big questions is going to be, what other people are going to come forward in the context of this case? they'll try to drag in all the fox news people on both sides of this. >> i think what's also important in this sexual harassment case, testimony of other victims becomes relevant and is relevant and is admissible. her lawyer indicated that ten other women since the filing of the lawsuit have come forward. so you're right in a he said -- >> who they haven't vetted. >> but the bottom line he said/she said case kind of difficult to prove.
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>> but let me say on the oth side of that, fox news has a reputation as being credincredi loyal so you will likely see a lot coming to roger ailes' defense rightly or wrongly but the bottom line that's the kind of case, an ugly case. >> yet you got parallel investigations going on because you have the parent company investigating this while the lawsuit is proceeding and perhaps taking depositions. >> investigative internally. that's sort of a cya thing. you want to cover yourself if you're the parent company. once you're put on notice sexual harassment may have occurred at your place of business you have to make sure that you have all the thingsn place to make sure that it didn't happen or it doesn't happen again. >> okay, sunny hostin and dan abrams, thanks very much. to michael? thank you, george. coming up on our big board, those self-driving cars are under fire. a second crash now under investigation. plus, the battle over vaccines. parents suing over new laws and marvel's surprising new superhero. you won't believe who is going
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toss the tube for good with scott tube-free. nothing to see during the commercial break. nothing to see. time for our big board and team of insiders standing by for more on this morning's top stories and big when we have t.j. holmes joining us at the big board but first those self-driving cars under fire. the national highway traffic safety administration announcing its investigation, a second crash of tesla's car on the heels of that fatal accident if florida. joining us is lauren fix an automotive expert so this is not good news at all for the company. people want to know how safe are these cars. >> well, anything when it comes to new technology, it's important for people to understand this is a beta test so the people that bought the tesla model x with autopilot were supposed to be aware to read the directions and still
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keep your hands on the unfortunately it seems to have more of a toy where people like to put up youtube video to see look what my car can do and sometimes there are problems. >> and, the new bombshell article in "fortune" magazine which tesla's ceo elon musk responded to and said there was a huge stock sell-off after the first accident. what do you know about this? >> well, you're right, michael. this is very interesting because when the accident happened on may 8th and there was a death no one said anything. so he -- we don't know if he disclosed but it doesn't seem like he disclosed to the potential investors who raised $1.46 billion for tesla so i would guess that elon musk would try to protect himself and say, oh, yeah, they already knew. we don't know that and i have a feeling the s.e.c. might want to get involved because there's
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already a probe over that and other accidents that post that. >> people watching that. >> opened up a can of worms. >> even if it's autopile, i'm going to keep my hands on the wheel. >> be a little weird to go without my hands on the wheel. lauren, thank you. now to the battle over immunization. the new law in california requiring up public schoolkids to be vaccinated but now some parents are fighting back and filing a lawsuit and joining us now is dr. richard besser and, doc, what's going on? >> so we do have a battle brewing, all states require vaccination for children entering kindergarten to protect them and other kids in the classroom but there are some outs. if a child has a medical condition that makes vaccination dangerous, they don't have to get vaccinated and then in most states if you have a religious reason, you can get out from a religious exemption and almost 20 states have a personal belief exemption. if you don't believe in vaccines you don't need to get your child vaccinated. california passed a new law that says only children who have a medical condition have an out
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from vaccination, everyone else has t is a group of parents suing saying this interferes with their personal beliefs and interferes with their legal right to get their children an education supported by the state. >> rich, you're a daddy sitting by two daddies right here and you know how passionate some parents are about this subject matter and when they hear something like this, is this kind of paint them in a corner in it may. we'll have to see what the judge says but in california things were getting bad and had outbreaks of measles. in some schools one in four children were not getting vaccinated and that's an outbreak waiting to happen so we'll have to see what the judge comes down. i'll be surprised if they throw out the vaccine law. for those parents who have a strong belief, their only option may be homeschooling. >> this is a conversation that is far from over. >> or you have to move. >> one or the other like that. okay, rich, thanks so much. and a shake-up in the marvel
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universe. tony stark is stepping out of riri williams a 15-year-old african-american girl, t.j., people are talking about this. >> say it with me. iron man is now an iron black woman. and a young black woman here. let's show you the image we have here now. this is riri. now, riri will be stepping in -- the story line is that she's a 15-year-old genius at mit who designs an iron man suit herself. tony stark -- it got the attention of tony stark, takes her under the wing and hands her over the keys to the iron man suit so expect to see riri the new iron man this fall. >> iron woman. >> iron woman. has there been any blowback from this? >> oh, no, people don't mind change, strahan. no, of course, you got some blowback from purists who say why do you keep messing with the characters and other -- the creator said, racist, you had that diversity character. why would you need another
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because they introduced a thor and hispanic half-black spider-man and part of marvel's idea to diversify and broaden its fan base and this is just another step in that and then, you know, the purists. you can't make everybody happy. some peep upset. there is a new minority character but it was written by a white guy. even that criticism is out there. >> always something to find. >> times are changing but the writer also talked about when he was at a signing and how much it meant to him when a young woman said, hey, thank you. i'm now being represented. it means a lot. >> that broadens the base. some people never into comic book characters a little black girl never was into comics now has a character she can look up to and a lot of people it's not surprising. something that strahan and i have known since the moment we were born and is that black women are superheroes. >> absolutely. >> so this is not a big thing to us. >> why, thank you. >> yes, and, mama, i agree. that is the truth. you no are we going to see riri in any movies. >> the plans aren't in place yet but you can bet they are going
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to be thinking about it and somewhere wn >> we haven't heard the last of tony stark. >> doesn't mean he's gone away. he'll have some ill fate, no. >> no spoilers. >> this halloween, robin, i see it. do the iron woman. >> i'll be riri. >> this year. let's do riri. >> i always bring him along for -- you were with your -- >> you had me at olaf and last me you had me looking like a pimp named slickback. >> hey, t.j., thank you to you. lauren, thank you. rich, always, we appreciate your insight. our insiders here at the big board. coming up in just two minutes nba superstar steph curry, that's your bud. >> oh, yeah. >> he's going one-on-one with a young camper taking him to school. that's the hot shot.
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we have delays around the capital beltway to fairfax county from springfield. inner loop is slow pastgas gal laos and slow clara barton prince george side, delays inner loop to wilson bridge. good luck road here. maryland 197, follow police direction. shut down both ways going close to powder mill for a crash clean up. delays for folks getting close to capital beltway on interstate 66. and looking at a drivebay time of 50 minutes from prince william parkway to capital beltway. melanie? >> anchor: thank you angelia. now top stories. new overnight. flames tear through a home in fairfax county. it started 1:00 this morning on lake view tear race in falls church. fire started 1:00 a.m. two occupants got out safely. and investigators believe it was caused by a gas line. and dc woman is under arrest charged with first degree child sex abuse. 42-year-old laronna steel lives on clay place in northeast.
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serena and venus killing it on the court. lara on the scene for awe the grand slam action at wimbledon. all that and two-time grammy award winner maxwell performing live as we say -- >> good morning, america! ♪ not to mention maxwell. he's excited to be here this morning. we're excited to have him. good morning, america. let's say good morning to england, as well. lara is at the all england club, of course, the home of wimbledon and all eyes on venus and serena right now. >> oh, everyone anxious for these two matches of women's semifinals. no one more anxious than our lara spencer, lara, a-listers are out there. everybody courtside. can't wait. >> oh, robin. it's unbelievable. following the tennis action you
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can get whiplash from following all the celebs in the stands from david beck happening to pipal middleton and now i can confirm firsthand that duchess kate is here to see the sisters williams do their thing. we'll have so much more on that coming up. i know, very subtle, right? >> sneaky selfie. >> and back here in the u.s., we've got big and huge "deals & steals," tory johnson is here and she's got cooling towels to help keep you feeling good at the beach and that's just one of the great items that she has coming up for everybody on "deals & steals" this morning. >> that is something you'll need right now. that's okay. i thought we were going to watch amy going over there. >> oh, no, it's not glamorous at all. thank you, guys. the big story this morning, another deadly shooting involving a police officer and a black man. this time an officer firing into a car near st. paul, minnesota, killing the man inside.
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the victim's girlfriend streamed the aftermath live online as the officer continued pointing his gun with her child sitting in protest and abc's pierre thomas has the very latest on the investigation. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, amy. another fatal police shooting, a traffic stop turned deadly again caught on tape. igniting anger and concern about police use of force. this time it's in minnesota. a woman livestreaming on facebook the encounter involving her boyfriend philando castile. the woman recording the video warns police he has a gun. he later died at the hospital. protests erupting. hundreds gathering at the governor's mansion demanding answer and the justice department will likely be called in to investigate. people unwilling to trust the police. amy. >> the justice department has already launched a civil rights investigation into the police shooting in baton rouge, louisiana, family and friends of sherlg sherlg gathered outside the store where he was killed and called the shooting an
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execution. protests are breaking out across the country. blocked a busy highway. about a dozen were arrested. fbi director james comey is testifying before congress today facing questions about the investigation into hillary clinton's private e-mail server. house republicans want to know why comey recommended no charges against clinton even though he rebuked her from mishandling classified information. attorney general loretta lynch has accepted the recommendation and closed the case. but house speaker paul ryan is suggesting that clinton receive preferential treatment. he is asking that clinton be denied access to classified intelligence during the campaign. well, donald trump is in washington this morning to meet with house and senate republicans after showing off one of his potential running mates, trump, praised newt gingrich as they appeared together in ohio last night saying gingrich will be involved in a trump administration one way or another. senators bob corker and joni
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you got that and jesse, i just wanted to check you didn't know that show named yesterday. have you heard of this little show call ee eed "game of thron >> not two days in a row. this bullying has to stop. i'm a throny. what are we supposed to do. >> go back and watch season six? >> way to ruin my thursday, amy. yeah. >> watch "chips." >> very nice. >> news that goes pop. >> we have and lara is in wimbledon so stuck with the "b" team. i'm bringing "pop news" and gwen stefani is covering the august issue of "harper's bazaar" and opening up about her split with gavin rossdale and said it was dream shattering but that it inspired her to record her latest album "this is what the truth feels like" and describes the moment blake shelton announced his own divorce on "the voice's" like being handed
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this gift of a friend going through the exact same thing at the exact same time. i've read that article and devastating it was. of course, she has three children but amazing that she found this silver lining and has so many good things happening to her personally, of course, professionally, as well. >> yeah. good for her. ciara and russell wilson are husband and wife and exchanged vows across the pond at a 19th century castle in liverpool, england. he posted an adorable photo announcing "we are the wilsons! she said "i do" in a custom-made cavalli gown and he had a giorgio armani tux. blessing, god is good. i broadcasted his first college football game and this 18-year-old, nobody knew about him, n.c. state quarterback, short guy, off the radar. >> and you weren't invited to the wedding? >> no. >> that picture if you look in the background the guy to the
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left with the glasses on his head. that's a friend of mine. i didn't even know he was going he didn't tell me. one of my best friends. i didn't get invited. >> serena was there. >> serena was there via facetime apparently. these kind of busy. busy at wimbledon? where's your friend. can we have the telestrator. put the picture back up of the wilsons. >> oh. >> got to move on. >> there we go. salt and pepper guy over her bouquet on the left side. >> yes, peter hopfelder. >> russell wilson doing well since that 18-year-old boy i knew. super bowls, custom giorgio armani tuxes. >> great guy. deserves it. finally a photo right now taking over the internet. levitating kate. kate middleton attended this with prince william and harry and it appears her means of transportation might have been
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walking on air. the floating duchess has become a royal optical illusion. check this ou other than the whole world adoring her? what do you guys think? >> that's like blue dress, gold dress. >> right. she's got her foot -- >> show won't be in the next "x-men" movie. >> lara could ask her at wimbledon. >> selfie, well played. >> great job, jesse. >> that's your "b" team "pop news." >> you're an "a" team player, trust me, yes you are. what's coming up on the "gma morning menu." a big sunscreen alert. does yours really protect you in the water? we have a reality check just ahead and tory has red hot "deals & steals" and all under 20 bucks. plus, lara live at wimbledon with your all access pass to the hottest game and she has a racket and she's ready to go and maxwell, the one and only, it's here performing live. look at that suit. you know you're a suit when you
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ailes, for sexual harassment. >> and time now for my take. >> reporter: on her website carlson aski h #standwithgretchen. a 'stache tag that took off on certainly media. thousands weighing in with words like inexcusable and women deserve to live without harassment. carlson's allegations not unfamiliar to women. studies showing that one in four women in the u.s. face workplace harassment. one poll showing 70% of cases go unreported. ailes denies carlson's claims calling them wholly without merit. and, rebecca, here with us along with tory johnson, "gma's" workplace contributor and we have a lot to talk about. rebecca, there's obviously a difference between playful banter among co-workers and sexual harassment. what's the distinction? the law is specific about this, amy. it specifically defines sexual harassment in the workplace as unwelcome sexual advances or conduct that interferes with job performance and creates an intimidating hostile or
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offensive work environment. the difficulty here is proving those things when these cases >> all right. tory, if you recognize this behavior, here's the million dollar question what do you do about it? >> so every situation is different and you really have to analyze the environment you're in, the people that you're dealing with, but there are three specific things that you can do. first is call it out immediately. we live in a culture where people feel entitled to say and do almost anything. you just look at social media and see the way people talk without regard to whether it's appropriate or even legal. and so sometimes people cross that line. so if it is inappropriate to you, you call somebody on it immediately. >> so you say that's offensive? that's offensive. this bothers me. i'm uncomfortable and you do it as clearly and confidently as possible. you also want to document the specifics. any time you're going to make some kind of claim that is as serious and as loaded as sexual harassment you better be prepared for your credibility to be questioned and for people to
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come after you so when you have a realtime record. you don't leave it up to memory to chance but rather y journal in a safe place not on your work computer. not on your desk at work where you can document specific dates, times, comments, what somebody was wearing, what witnesses were around. in he sort of specifics like that are going to become the evidence you'll need when somebody questions this seriousness of this, then finally report it and this is different depending on where you work, who you work with and who you are alleging this -- >> when it's the boss it's more difficult. >> it's very, very difficult so maybe go to a trusted colleague. rebecca and i were talking about that. sometimes it's a trusted colleague that you can go to for help and reassurance about how to nip this. sometimes it's a boss, it's hr, if you don't feel like you're getting any kind of satisfaction at work you can file a claim with the eeoc, the equal employment opportunity commission and have 180 days to do that. you don't need a lawyer to do it. you can do it yourself and also seeking legal advice is another
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option. >> rebecca, in your piece we heard just a fraction some women and men say they experience actually get reported. what are companies doing to combat that and give people a way to report. >> most goes unreported and by the way you bring up a good point. it happens to men and women in the workplace and a lot of companies now have their own code of conduct. their own code of ethics. for example, apple is now saying not only does this work inside of our workplace, not only do we have a no tolerance policy here we won't work with companies that don't have those policies. >> so things are changing perhaps for the good. rebecca, tory, thanks so much. coming up next on "gma" your sunscreen reality check, does yours really protect you in the water when we come back. the ford freedom sales event is on! with our best offers of the year! ♪ 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...
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you know, these researchers only looked at 65 of the most popular sunscreens on so they included like a sunscreens for the beach but also included moisturizers, tinted lotions, you know, products that are marketed as beauty products so what you'd expect from a beauty product they are using as part of your makeup routine in the morning is completely different from what you'd expect from a sunscreen using on your family. if you're walking from your car to your office, it's perfectly acceptable to use a moisturizer with sunscreen than may not be water resistant, if you're sweating and swimming, then you want to make sure those sunscreens are meeting all of the criteria. >> makes sense. >> if you're sweating and swimming, i talked about my girls, you have to reapply. >> yes, you do. so really the take home message from this study, michael, thinking about how water impacts sunscreen so the number one reason the products in this study failed they weren't water resistant so you got to look for water resistant but you also have to take necessary precautions so first you want to apply the sunscreen, 15 minutes
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before the skin gets wet. so you don't know how many types i see people right swimming pool rubbing sunscreen and spraying down their kids and jump right in the pool. it's like that is sliding off your skin and wait 15 minutes. second, you are to reapply once an hour if your skin is wet. reapply every two hours, that's dry skin. if you're sweating, if you're getting wet you got to reapply every single hour and then last when you reapply you really want to reapply ideally to dry skin. get everybody out of the water, towel dry, then reapply, and then wait those 15 minutes again before you go back in. >> great information. i had not heard that what you were saying about waiting 15 minutes. more you can do. sunscreen is great. >> you can't rely just on sunscreen so sunglasses, broad him hats and sun protective clothing but be careful if you're near a body of water. if you're near water you're getting hit from the uv rays from above and also reflecting off of the water below so a
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double whammy. your sunscreen is doing double duty and be careful near water. >> w in the west indies and women empowerment conference and they talked about sunscreen protection and this wonderful guy harry from croates, natural -- >> it's amazing and good even for skin of color. >> especially. >> all right. >> thank you. >> i'm glad we're inside having this conversation. thank you. let's go outside to ginger. >> i found tara and daunte from wisconsin celebrating their ninth anniversary so happy anniversary. it's a little sweaty out here, isn't it this morning. >> yes. >> the heat index 87 in new york city but look what's happening close to nashville, tennessee. water rescues going on. 6 to even 8 inches of rain falling quickly in the last couple of hours so this is happening right now with those flash flood warnings in parts of kentucky and tennessee and we'll
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we will start with the good news. laurel bowie road reopened. maryland 197. getting by near powder mill road and for folks traveling on capital beltway. this is what you will find heading into several spring outer loop jammed solid. same for inner loop from springfield interchange past robinson terminal. inside of the beltway gridlock northbound 395. melanie? >> anchor: thank you angela. well two days after hillary clinton was cleared by the justice get over her handling of classified information. angry house republicans are holding a hearing at 10:00 a.m. of the they have summoned james comey to capitol hill to answer their questions o tuesday comey said that clinton's use of a personal server was extremely careless but did not recommend charges. and happening now on cap cal. presumptive republican presidential nominee donald trump is meeting with house republicans. about two hours from now he will meet with senate republicans. lawmakers say they will share
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give yourself some credit." sorry about that. tomorrow morning the party is on. >> good morning, america. >> it's kenny chesney live from central park on "gma." tomorrow on "good morning america." summer concert series. presented by king's hawaiian. ♪ welcome back. we cannot wait for kenny chesney taking over central park for our big summer concert. tomorrow will be weather like this. >> yes, nice and hot and humid. >> yes. >> like a blanket. >> beautiful day at wimbledon. lara is there this morning. of course, all eyes are on the williams sisters. there she is. we'll check in with her in a minute. now you'll talk to tory. >> because we have tory johnson
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here and back with the summ summertime "deals & steals" and these are all the under $20. $20 and under. >> can't beat that. >> what do we have? >> so first up we have watch party and campers with us from echo hill camp and they're helping us with this very first deal which is from mission. these are cooling towels and, in fact, serena williams, she should be using these. get it wet, wring it out, goes around your neck, cools your body temp. >> all these kids at camp are doing it. >> there they are. they have their towels but you can have them too. also brand-new from mission, also for us for the very first time these socks and men's underwear that have odor resistant fabric so anybody who is active on the go if you are in the heat, yes -- >> you're trying to say. >> i'm sorry. >> if somebody has stinky feet, you need these socks. >> an amazing deal on everything from mission. normally 15 to $30, everything
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slashed in half today only 7.50 to 15 bucks. >> amazing. >> cool >> this is a brand-new one. this is bike seat covers. if you spin or ride your bike you can bring your own seat cover so you get the decoration but then you also get to take it home, wash it, so when you bring back to go spinning, you've got a nice clean seat cover. a really fun deal brand-new for us, big assortment on line, normally $35 slashed in half. 17.50. >> can't beat that either. >> okay, these are so fun. so these bags are from cozy bling. all really fun, just bright blingy icon, the pineapple is fabulous. what i love about these you get to choose the bag color and choose one of your six icons, the natural or the black, this sort of stuffs everything. we promised the ice cream to our friends here for our friends from small town in iowa. ice cream lover and her husband so they're going home with
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something. >> it's hot out here so perfect, ice cream. >> you can go hom too. normally they're $48 but today only slashed to 20 bucks and savings of 58%. not only that, macadamia, a big assortment from macadamia. 11 different products, shampoos, there's these moisture conditioners, frizz-free spray. smell how delicious it is. macadamia and argan so everyone's hair gets kind of frizzy and messed up in this hair. >> tell me about it. >> so macadamia is here to the rescue. big assortment depending on what you choose. everything ranks from 20 to $36 and slashing it in half starting at 10 bucks from macadamia. last but not least all of our devices get filled with makeup, sweat, dirt, grime, so from spruce and company these are -- you get 40 of these individual alcohol-free fragrance-free to
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just be able to throw in your backbag, bag to be able to just swipe your devices, clean your these. you're getting a 40-pack, 40 of these, normally $27, today only 10 bucks and free shipping. >> tell you what, i need these immediately. >> immediately. >> my phone is filthy. i don't even want to know what's on it. >> we never take time to clean our devices. spruce started by two friends. >> we're happy you find these deals. we want to thank all the companies for providing these great deals and you could get them at on yahoo! and, yeah, you need those, ginger. >> i'm taking them. >> i'm doing a psa. want me to clean your screen? very good. it's working. we're working. thank you, michael and tory. >> let's get some weather. >> we know it's hot here. we're feeling it and sweating. but look, orlando going to have its hottest week since last june. see that image, that's a cloud
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with a rain shaft coming out, time lapse, a beautiful way to cool you down but, of course, the heat advisory is in place from southeastern new mexico right through the gulf of mexico and up here in the northeast, look at that. baltimore, feels like the afternoon, 98. here's the heat index across the nation, montgomery, alabama, >> all that weather brought to you by sherwin williams. i'll keep cleaning screens as i go here, robin. >> what a wonderful audience we have. we love the summer crowd here. here now is our dear friend john quinones, anchor of the hit abc show "what would you do?" back for a brand-new season of tough questions and thought-provoking scenarios,
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another season, season 10. >> we're back and, you know, with all world, robin, there's no better time than now for "what would you do?." among tomorrow night's scenarios at a sneaker store and see some guys trying on some sneakers, running shoes and make a run for it out the door without paying for them. what would you do? >> jonathan and ian are looking to trade in their old shoes for some expensive new ones without paying. to accomplish this feat they use distraction. >> hey, excuse me. >> and diverse. >> just in case these don't fit let me get a 10. >> out with the old shoes in the box. let's be out. >> immediately our thieves catch the attention of this man. >> all right, let's go.
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>> let's leave. >> and he's in hot pursuit of the thieves until a stern warning from his wife halts his heroics. >> should have somebody. >> thank you, i appreciate it. >> you have cameras here or anything? >> and you know what happens next? i come out and we celebrate the hero, of course. >> of course. and you're going all around the country this year. >> yeah, this season we're going to atlanta. the city of hotlanta next week we'll do an entire hour on that city because, you know, geography matters when you take these issues and we love to take it on the road. >> we love it when you're here. congratulations again, "what would you do?" airs tomorrow. say it again, i love -- >> "what would you do?." >> airs tomorrow at 9:00 p.m. eastern on abc. let's go back inside. >> does know how to ask that question. we move on and take a look at a fascinating new film called "life animated" and follows a boy with autism who found that disney movies could teach him how to communicate with the
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world and deborah roberts has the story of his inspiring transformation. >> oh, you're peter pan. >> reporter: not long after filming this in 1993, 2-year-old owen suskind's world came to a halt. he stopped talking and showing affection. parents ron and cornelius soon got a shattering diagnosis. regressive autism. >> must have been devastating. >> the doctors started to explain, okay, this is going to change your life. you know, you have to think about probably supporting him for the rest of his life and for 20 years after you're dead. >> reporter: owen found comfort in animated movies. then one day a breakthrough. >> saying -- >> reporter: pivoted on a scene from "the little mermaid". >> rewind and then the third time. what does it say. >> it won't cost much. just your voice. >> and i grab owen and say just
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your voice. he looks for me for the first time in a your voice. >> reporter: he had memorized every line from every disney film and the family discovered when speaking in the character's voices, they could communicate with their son. 20 years later owen and his family are sharing their journey in a new documentary "life animated." >> what does it feel like when you watch the movies? >> it felt like i was in a better, safe place. >> reporter: now 25, owen is finding his place in the world. working, even living on his own. ♪ >> reporter: for "good morning america," deborah roberts, abc news, new york.
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pain? advil. back now with all the excitement at wimbledon and let's go back across the pond to england where the world's best tennis players are competing and lara is on the scene with all the action. how are you doing out there, lara? >> i'm great, michael.
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i wish you were here but i am very happy to be with patrick mcenroe and serena is on centre court right now playing her vesnina. when she's done venus williams takes the court so could we see an all williams final? patrick, i'll ask first about serena. she is on fire out there. playing an unseeded player. who is actually gotten a couple games off serena. >> she's gotten a couple games but only two in the opening set. serena came out today absolutely on fire, lara. that's the way she's been playing the last couple of matches here. she's gunning for number 22. trying to tie steffi graf. hasn't been able to do it. win a major since last year at wimbledon. as i said from the beginning, i'm loving her chances this year. >> all right, so that's looking great. let's talk about venus who is also on fire and you know what, this is her first time making a semi in seven years. how has she been able to do it. >> i'm telling you this is one of the all-time stories to me in women's tennis because venus williams has gone through so much in the last five, six years with her sjogren's syndrome having to handle that, having to deal with that.
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obviously she's getting a bit older. she's 36 so this is to me one of the most remarkable women's tennis, i love the competitiveness she's showing. these aplaying with more consistency and has a very tough act -- >> angelique kerber, though, considered one of the favors here. do you think she can do it. >> i think she can, lara, but i think it's going to be tough because kerber beat serena, you remember, in the australian open final this year. she's very feisty. she hits the ball very flat and early and she is an excellent counterpuncher. i would put kerber as the slight favorite but if venus can come big, big serves and big returns no doubt we could have an all williams sisters final. >> i'm rooting for that so big and i'm wondering if we see an all williams will we get full serena or do you think it's tough for her to play the way she can against big sis. >> i think it's tough for both of them and played in so many big matches. as they've both gotten older they handle it better. certainly the last few years it's serena that's been the huge
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story and she's been the big favorite and she looks up to her ol she says she set the path for me to do it. so i think it'll be a good match if they do play, remember, they played at the u.s. open last year. it went three sets. but you just -- it's hard for me to imagine anybody beating serena the way she looks. >> by the way you guys, i don't know if you know then after they each play their semifinal today the williams sisters are playing together tonight in doubles. that is a long day. >> i'm telling you, they are so amazing that they continue to -- trust me when they go out to play doubles they're not looking to practice and get some swings in, they're going to win. i think they should play mixed doubles too and i think that the only person they should play with would be michael strahan. >> i love that. >> that's the guy. >> you know who works almost as hard as the williams sisters is your brother who not only is commentating for espn, bbc but also coaching raonic who is playing federer.
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is he able to wear all the hats. >> somehow he manages to do it. the man is a ge awesome. great to be in the booth with him. could be interesting. he'll be commentating, raonic/federer and coaching but somehow he will figure it all out. >> we want to hear about the guys tomorrow. right now we are rooting for those williams sisters big time and you guys should stick around too. we'll be watching wimbledon. you guys have maxwell performing
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coming up on "good morning america." bye for now from wimbledon. ♪ keep on track with dunkin' donuts' fruit smoothies, made with low-fat yogurt and real fruit blended
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maxwell. "essence" calls him their soul crush. be playing coney island this saturday. his new album "blacksummers'night" is out now. he's going to play -- sing his new first single "lake by the ocean." how are you doing? maxwell, how are you doing. >> i'm good. how are you. >> i'm well. >> you look great. >> are you ready? >> i haven't been any more ready than i am now. >> we are ready for you. do you see everybody there? >> i see them. >> i'm telling you, oh. >> congratulations. >> i feel like we're in the club. we're in the club, y'all. >> i feel like we're ready to get down in the morning time. >> let's do it, maxwell, ladies and gentlemen. maxwell. >> good morning, america.
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just us nobody but love ♪ ♪ on trust on us nobody now can we swim a lake by the ocean ♪ ♪ we'll be one like drops in slow motion ♪ ♪ ooh ooh lake by the ocean ♪ ♪ all i see is just everything is love ♪ ♪ lake by the ocean sweet like the motion ♪ ♪ love is the medicine i can heal us all i see is all i see is all i see is love ♪ ♪ yeah yeah
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>> let's go, everybody. let's go. good morning, america. ♪ ♪ nobody but us on trust on us nobody ♪ ♪ we'll be one like drops in slow motion ♪
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♪ yeah lake by the ocean [ applause ] >> good morning! [ applause ] "good morning america" is brought to you by pronamel toothpaste. protect your enamel from the effects of everyday acids. >> once again thanks to maxwell. what was that move? what was that move? oh, yeah, oh, yeah. >> have a good one, everybody. >> have a good morning. [ cheers and applause ] >> this is a good morning washington update. >> anchor: another hot steamy
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one on the way. here is veronica johnson. >> weather: okay. we are more than halfway through left to go. today, moderate impacts on our area. the weather. it will be oppressive again. 99 to 102. this afternoon, that heat index value. tomorrow the weather will have a high impact on our area. not only oppressive but afternoon storms could be pretty strong with heavy rain coming through between two and 7:00 in the afternoon. 93 on saturday. less humid though. you will enjoy sunday. and much of next week. >> reporter: veronica on the roads for thursday morning drive. long standing crash on maryland 197 near powder mill road finally cleared and open. the same for leesburg pike. cleared that accident we had. getting reports of a accident 66 and capital beltway. beltway traffic at robinson terminal. inner loop slow. and outer sloop slow to silver
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spring from route one to georgia avenue. melanie back to you? >> anchor: thank you in about 30 minutes baltimore judge will hear the case against highest ranking officer accused in freddie gray death. lieutenant rice charged with manslaughter. so far two officers around quited and one officer trial ended in mistrial. and this morning desails street in d.c. back open after a explosion that shut down the froed hours. fire crews believe yesterday's high temperatures caused underground transformer to overheat. nobody was hurt. and coming up around 9:30 on newschanel 8. two nfl players are live onset to talk about a free football camp they are holding for kids. switchover to newschanel 8 to see that interview. and you can get more right now on good morning washington on newschanel 8. hope you have a terrific thursday. [ ghost voice ] the name your price tool can save you money by finding a policy to fit your budget. [ coughs ] sorry, tickle in my throat!
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