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good morning, america. hillary clinton makes history. >> i can't believe we just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet. >> the first woman nominated for president. as bill clinton makes a passionate and powerful case for his wife. >> in the spring of 1971, i met a girl. >> calling her a devoted mother and fighter. >> she is still the best darn change maker i have ever known. >> bernie sanders buries the hatchet puts clinton over the top. >> i move that hillary clinton be selected as the nominee of the democratic party. >> and this morning my one-on-one with vice president biden calling on democrats to
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unite against donald trump. new details overnight in that terror attack in france. isis now claiming responsibility for killing a priest as the hostages speak out overnight detailing those terrifying motors. now new clues emerge about one of the teens behind the attack. a dramatic rescue caught on a deputy's body camera. gunfire rings out. the officer jumps in. >> i got you, i got you. >> pulling a mother to safety. then the hero goes back to help save her children. >> come here, buddy. come here. and we do say good morning, america. and this was the moment, the democratic convention floor erupting in cheers for hillary clinton becoming the nominee. herself celebrating with a
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single word tweet, here it is, history. >> that moment of history united that hall, robin. it was electric in this hall yesterday and bernie sanders helped make it happen and you can see him tear up there when his name was put in nomination by his brother, there's his brother larry sanders talking about their parents, a lot of emotion here yesterday. we have a lot coming up this morning including my interview with vice president biden. he is calling out vladimir putin and donald trump making his case to the bernie sanders true believers, of course, biden will take the stage tonight along with president obama. but last night belonged to bill clinton. his tenth and most personal convention speech intimate conversation ambling through his love story with the woman he called the real hillary, much of it so familiar after all these years on the national stage but, of course, it was another first, never before has a former president made the case for his wife on that stage. abc's cecilia vega was right there on the floor for all the big moments. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: hey, george, good morning to you. a 42-minute speech from bill
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clinton. this wasn't as we've seen him so many times at past conventions bill clinton addressing this convention hall as the former president, this time this was bill clinton the husband. it was a surprise appearance by hillary clinton as she crashed through the glass ceiling of american politics and officially clinched the democratic nomination. >> what an incredible honor that you have given me and i can't believe we just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet. >> reporte and if there are any little girls out there who stayed up to watch, let me just say, i may become the first woman president, but one of you is next. thank you all. i can't wait to join you in philadelphia. thank you. >> reporter: just before that bill clinton in his tenth convention speech, this time not there as a former president but as a husband. >> in the spring of 1971, i met
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a girl. >> reporter: with daughter chelsea looking on clinton sounding like a man telling a long family story, giving a play-by-play of their lives. >> i said, i really want you to marry me but you shouldn't do it. she smiled and looked at me like what is this boy up to? she said, that is not a very good sales pitch. >> reporter: a speech that was deeply personal and deeply political. >> and she is still the best darn change maker i have ever known. >> reporter: clinton also taking aim at a certain republican rival. >> what's the difference in what i told you and what they said? how do you square it? you can't. one is real. the other is made up. you just have to decide which is
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which, my fellow americans. >> reporter: earlier in the day, the big decision on the convention floor as state by state roll call vote. >> for the next president of the united states. >> hillary rodham clinton. >> reporter: that delivered her the nomination. and the man who helped get her there, the very rival who once threatened to take it from her. >> and i move that hillary clinton be selected as the nominee of the democratic party for president of the united states. >> reporter: now here on the stage behind me bill clinton never actually mentioned the name donald trump but we don't expect that to be the case tonight as you guys said, president obama, vice president joe biden will take the stage tonight. they will be talking about national security and the qualifications that they believe it takes to be commander in chief, guys. you can bet they will be trying to draw a stark contrast between donald trump and hillary clinton. >> i'm sure that will be the case, cecilia, thank you very much. and as you said, george, this
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was his most personal convention speech yet. >> in so many ways a book end to the 1992 speech he gave on behalf of himself. in both speeches they used the -- the clintons used biography to beat back controversy. i was struck by the language, you know, had first line in the thing of 1971 i met a girl. back in 1992 he had the stark line i never met my father, he was killed in a car wreck on a rainy road three months before i was born. so he had the same kind of themes telling the personal story as a way and said it to get to know the real bill clinton then, the real hillary clinton this year. >> very similar. all right, george, now to the republicans, donald trump wasting no time reacting to bill clinton's speech last night tweeting about it before clinton even took the stage. abc's tom llamas is on the campaign trail with trump in miami. good morning, tom. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you. that's right. trump actually tweeting the speech was highly overrated and then later tweeting this, many of bernie's supporters have left
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the arena. did bernie go home and go to sleep? robin. >> all right, tom, thank you very much. and tell us a little about what trump will be doing today. there's the ask me anything i believe. >> reporter: that's right, it'll be indoors unlike outdoors where it's raining pretty hard. donald trump will take to the internet and he'll be tweeting and ask me anything on reddit. we'll see what his answers say. >> it'll be interesting to see the questions he receives, as well. >> that will be something. we move on to my interview with joe biden. he's weighing in on why russia and vladimir putin might have hacked democratic paste to hurt hillary clinton as he calls for democrats to unite against donald trump. we started out with his message for the bernie or bust crowd. what do you say to one of those bernie delegates says, i'm not going for hillary, i'm standing by my principles. >> i know you're going to go for hillary. i know you're --
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>> how do you know. >> i just know because you're as moral as you say you are, i know you can't vote for trump. i know. >> one of the things they're angry about is leaked mayes. do you think russia is behind it. >> i don't know about this particular dump of e-mails, but we do know that this is the mod modus operandi of russia. >> what does it say if they were trying to influence our election. >> totally consistent with who putin. >> do you think he wants trump to win. >> i think he doesn't want hillary to win. i've traveled over the world over the last 7 1/2 years and haven't found a single leader that said it's great. maybe we'll get a trump presidency. >> i think putin doesn't want a united nato. i think he doesn't want a united eu. i can see where a lot of our adversaries would think it's better to have swung who doesn't have any idea what they're doing or somebody as tough as hillary. >> your reputation is the working class guy. why are so many of them going for donald trump?
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>> well, i think there's two reasons. one, i think he has been very successful in playing on their fears, and there's not been enough focus on playing on their hopes, appealing to their better angels so, look, i don't know anybody rich or poor or well, you know, off or not who isn't concerned about isis. >> but you talked about that fear of isis. mike pence is extraordinary to think that 61 speakers came to the podium and not one named isis by name. this man, donald trump, will name our enemies without apology and he will defeat them. >> how is he going to denote -- we have the single most significant homeland security of any country in the world and what are they doing, pence and trump, what they're doing is they're breaking up our alliances. these guys don't know what they're talking about. >> of course, he's going to be up on the stage tonight, tim kaine, vice presidential candidate on the stage and president obama so another packed night, you can see more of my interview with vice
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president biden on "this week" on sunday. let's bring in matt dowd. let's go back to bill clinton's speech and talking about this last night. he went through so much of their history, pretty glaring omiss n omission, 1998, the monica lewinsky scandal. you think it was a mistake to omit that. >> he's a great storyteller. to me he left a big chunk that actually has impacted her life and her public life much more than most anything else has and everything else that caused her pain. i thought while a great -- good speech it could have been a much more powerful speech if he had basically said and in this i've caused a lot of pain. that she's also had to work through besides all the political stuff. >> still it was well received, his speech last night. bernie sanders, we saw him getting emotional when his brother announced him and there was some protest, let's say there were some protest, still some bernie sanders supporters who are upset but seeing bernie sanders be the one to put hillary over the top and to see bill clinton is the party at least a little more unified do
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you think today. >> you felt that last night. again, a first step was michelle obama i think you feel it in the audience and i think bill clinton actually helped do that and i thought the end with the video with all of the presidents which all one thing in common which was a man and then she comes in at the end, i think this convention is ready to move forward and my guess is after this convention, 90, 92% of democrats will be with her. >> a lot of that on president obama. what does he need to do tonight. >> i think he's going to be probably 9 most -- one of the most powerful speeches at the convention. to me the 76ers play here. he's the dr. jay who goes above the rim, the best public speaker and i think he's going to book end what bill clinton did with michele and barack obama. >> 76ers. you're dating yourself a little bit. >> a little bit. >> there you go. know your audience. that's right, thank you, matt. we move on to that terror attack overseas. a catholic priest killed during mass in france after two
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attackers stormed in, took hostages. isis is now claiming responsibility and this morning, we're learning more about the killers and the survivors. alex marquardt is in normandy with the latest. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, robin. this is the small church where this brutal attack took place, that 86-year-old priest killed and this morning one of his parishioners in critical condition and we now know that one of the attackers was well known to the authorities having been arrested and jailed for trying to go fight in syria. new details this morning about the two attackers who burst into this 16th century normandy church holding six people hostage before brutally slaying the 86-year-old priest. the authorities now say one of the men was adel kermiche, just 19 years old, arrested twice for trying to go to syria. at the time of the attack he was under house arrest with a tracking bracelet only allowed out a few hours a day. the second attacker has not yet been identified. this nun managed to escape and alerted authorities saying the killers forced father jacques
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hamel to his knees and recorded a kind of sermon in arabic and also said, you christians, you are killing us before executing the priest. as the attackers emerged from the church the police shot them dead. on them were two fake explosives and a kitchen timer wrapped in aluminum foil along with three knives and a handgun. shortly after isis claimed that the killers were followers. [ speaking a foreign language ] >> reporter: we die for going to see fireworks and going to a concert, now we die for going to mass near the church this girl told us. it will never end. it will never end. that is certainly the feeling by many here in france and across europe after four attacks in just two weeks, france's president has warned that this will be a long war but vowed it's one they will win. george. >> that state of emergency not going away. alex, thank you. we move on to a dramatic rescue caught on body camera. a florida police officer running right into a gun battle to save a woman who had been shot then helping her kids to safety. abc's linzie janis has the
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story, good morning, linzie. >> reporter: good morning, george. this body camera footage offers a rare glimpse into what it's like for officers who come under fire. a sheriff deputy's body camera capturing the horrifying moments he and another deputy are fired upon from inside this florida home. >> he's coming out the bedroom window so watch your six. >> reporter: it all began when the officers responded to a domestic violence call. >> 911, what is your emergency? >> acting crazy. locking me in the house and he won't let me out of the house. he's being crazy. >> reporter: the mother warning dispatch that the suspect had guns inside the house. >> he has a concealed so he probably -- i don't blow he would do anything stupid. >> reporter: soon a scream and the line goes dead. when police arrive, they find that mother shot in the leg laying in her driveway. >> i got you. i got you.
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>> reporter: deputy justin ferrari breathless. >> my kids are in there. >> i know, i know. >> reporter: dragging her to the safety of a neighbor's house. all while another officer exchanges fire with the suspect. >> come here. >> reporter: eventually the woman's two oldest children running out of the house and into the deputy's arms. crying. >> come here. >> reporter: the suspect emanuel rosato placed under arrest, rosato breaking down in court monday as he was charged with three counts of attempted murder. rosato has not yet entered a plea. his wife that young mother is expected to make a full recovery thanks to those hero deputies. george and robin. >> heroes, indeed. >> thank goodness for that. back to amy for the other top stories. >> good morning. we begin with video overnight of a dramatic rescue at sea off alaska. the coast guard responding after this fishing vessel with 46 crew members started taking on water before eventually sinking. this all happened in a remote area of the bering sea. the crew abandoned ship, got
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into their life rafts and waited for help. thankfully, good samaritans on two nearby ships helped bring the crew to the nearest island. well, more than 4,000 gallons of crude oil spilled off 9 coast of louisiana leaking from an abandoned pipeline. crews contained the leak, they say. the spill covers eight square miles including wetlands. dozens of demonstrators have been arrested outside the govern governor's mansion in minnesota. they've been protesting the police shooting of philando castile three weeks ago. police moved in to clear the area because protesters were blocking the street, they say. the famous ice bucket challenge is paying off. it is now being credited with a step forward in the fight against lou gehring's disease. millions took part in the challenge raising more than $100 million. scientists say that money funded new research that has helped identify a gene that could lead to new therapies. finally this heat wave has been unbearable. it's been so hot, in fact, a bear in minnesota jumped into
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this kiddie pool to cool off. the homeowner took the picture, said the bear wasn't causing any trouble. just wanted to chill out. that bear just barely fits into that foot. you like that. it's been hot in philly too, guys. >> we miss your puns. we have missed those puns. yes, it's been very hot here, as well. those dozens of wildfires burning out west, the state of emergency in los angeles county and ginger is tracking all the latest for us. good morning, ging. >> good morning. the sand fire just north of los angeles now 25% contained. it's not the only one. >> this dramatic new home security footage capturing a wall of flames tearing down a canyon in the angeles national forest moving into the homes below. more than 3,000 firefighters working around the clock battling the huge blaze.
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jets taking off from lax in the smoke filled skies. in northern california, near big sur eight hikers lost for six days assisted by firefighters to safety. i wish i had better news as far as conditions for those fires. we've just seen in the last couple hours excessive heat warnings put into place for las vegas palm springs is right in there. the numbers will reach to 120 and above in some of these really hot dry spots. 115 palm springs reno goes to 103 later this afternoon. quick look at that heat moving north before we get to your local weather. look at that reading 113 on your thursday. local weather 30 seconds away. first though the sunny cities brought to you by silk.
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>> hey everybody dave murphy with an update from accuweather manyierier sprinkles and showers appear to be getting close to off the coast by atlantic city. heading outside we have breaks in the clouds over the wells fargo center but overall still fairly overcast in the city and towards the shore. the farther north you go the better chance you have of seeing some sun breaking through. we're in the 70's right now. of the afternoon looks hot again, a high of 91 degrees, heat wave day number six on tap. not all that humid in philadelphia but stickier down south and there could be a spotty shower or a thunderstorm in south jersey and delaware. 90s in philadelphi >> yeah, it felt a little better this morning. >> you're right. coming up, dr. dre detained. the hip-hop mogul captured in this tmz footage outside his
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>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 7:23 on this wednesday july 27th. let's head over to karen rogers. she's start on 95. good morning. >> and we've been warning you that in addition to the police checkpoints we would see times today when all traffic stopped on i-95 rolling closures for motorcades coming through for the dnc. that's what's happening right now. all traffic is stopped on i-95. we're looking live approaching girard and it's stopped at some point southbound between, past approaching girard so we can see traffic is stuff at a standstill right now. you're already jammed from bridge street to approaching the vine and we expect this to grow significantly depending on how long we see this closure here. already a therein minute ride from woodhaven to the vine on i-95 southbound. in addition you have the police checkpoints slowing you down here near the vine as well as near the platt bridge and we can see speeds aren't too bad though this morning
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there northbound on i-95 just jumped up to 43 miles an hour tam. >> thank you karen. we'll take a short break and come back to the latest from accuweather. with simply right checking from santander bank, just make one deposit, withdrawal, transfer, or payment each month to waive the monthly fee. and there's no minimum balance. you're alright with simply right checking from santander bank. ♪ are you feeling alright, baby? ♪
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why not feel this good everyday? emerge and see. ♪ i rise up >> singing "rise up" at the democratic convention last night. hillary clinton, and her supporters, they rose up last night. look at that moment. the glass ceiling shattered after portraits of all the american presidents, all men, led to hillary clinton there. of course, she's the first woman nominee for president and the crowd loved it here last night. >> such a powerful image seeing that happen. and right now, all eyes are on that convention stage tonight as president obama and vice president biden prepare to make the case for hillary clinton. also this morning, powerbalmain ya. the jackpot soaring to 422 million. remember, we don't get out of bed for at least half a bill.
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big drawing tonight, this prize will be the nation's 11th largest. >> i don't know. i might go buy one today. it's a big day here in philadelphia. and, of course, a lot going on in times square, as well. hey, everyone, lhey, michael. what's happening. >> there is a lot going on. wait till you hear about this amazon hack attack taking $1700 from a woman's account even after she changed her password and did some other things to her and find out if amazon can do anything to stop it. we have this incredible story. we're all talking go it this morning. the new law that could put any woman's privacy at risk. we're talking about just walking down a street or down a grocery aisle. it's in our big board this morning. it is terrifying. >> yes. >> robin, back to you, though. >> outrageous. all right, guy, thanks very much. first this half hour music producer dr. dre handcuffed outside his malibu home after an alleged road rage dispute captured in these tmz images of the police were reportedly told the hip-hop millionaire had a
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gun. but authorities now say that was not the case. abc's linsey davis with more on this story for us. good morning, linsey. >> reporter: good morning. it's an all too familiar headline recently, a black man is accused of brandishing a gun and police are called to the scene. only this time it ended with something you hear about but rarely see, a citizen's arrest of rapper and record producer dr. dre. you've likely heard his music. ♪ dr. dre is the name >> reporter: or listened to music with the beats headphones he helped create. ♪ i really go >> reporter: rapper and music mogul dr. dre, a founding members of the '80s rap group nwa. ♪ straight outta comp continue >> reporter: famous for railing against police and depicted in "straight outta compton." >> thoefs dope, e. >> reporter: this is the real-life police encounter caught on tape by times square. an alleged road rage dispute
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involving dr. dre. here he is getting handcuffed by sheriff's deputies monday morning outside his multimillion dollar beachfront home in malibu after he says a man putted off the highway and stopped in front of his house blocking his driveway. according to the report from the l.a. county sheriff's department a motorist called saying a male had pointed a gun at him. deputies detained a person matching the description given by the caller. that was andre young, aka dr. dre. >> dr. dre was cooperative and he consented to a search on his person. then he was placed in handcuffs and briefly detained in a patrol car. >> reporter: abc news learned from a source directly involved after dr. dre asked the motorist to move his car the motorist allegedly went insane cursing at dr. dre and the source says saying, here we go. another black guy with a gun. police did not find a weapon at the scene but the motorist made a citizen's arrest after
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claimiclaim ing dre brandished a firearm. >> if the cops arrive, find no gun and i'm dre i'll be a little upset i've been handcuffed if it turns out some guy fabricated this. that person may be held accountable. >> this is something that's going to be reviewed by the d.a. but legal experts say the chances are slim to none this case will ever get filed. according to the police report, dr. dre told police he simply asked the man to leave and never threatened him. abc news did reach out to dr. dre but we have not received a statement. george. >> okay, linsey, thanks. new details now on that e-mail hack at the dnc this morning. we're learning about special treatment for big donor, big money and the access it buys. our chief investigative correspondent brian ross back on the money trail. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, george. we're getting a rare inside look at the machinations of the clinton democratic party money raising machine. a price for everything, including what it costs for a private dinner with hillary clinton. it's all about the money.
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from the welcoming parties with a woman dancer in a bubble in the middle of a fountain at the philadelphia museum of art. to the nighttime cruises. >> taste when the real business gets done outside the convention halls. >> reporter: to the luxury suites at the convention center and the private parties with gourmet scrambled eggs and caviar. >> this style of caviar is probably $30 or $40. >> reporter: this document in the leaked e-mails lays out what it costs to be a democratic vip. the highest level called the rittenhouse square for democrats who raise more than $1,250,000. >> people give for a variety of reasons, you know, they want their phone calls returned. they want access, they want influence. >> we've received an invitation to the vice president's breakfast but not white house reception. >> reporter: also in the hacked materials phone messages from top democratic donors calling headquarters apparently looking for that rewards. >> got a call last week, my wife tells me from debbie wasserman
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schultz about a small dinner with president obama this week. >> reporter: one e-mail describes the price of a private dinner with hillary clinton, $200,000. another e-mail describes how a donor battling cancer lost his coveted seat at a presidential roundtable and even bigger donor bumped him. please move him next to the president. the dnc finance director jordan kaplan wrote with no sympathy of the cancer patient, a lot of people unfortunately get sick. we found him this week hosting top donors at a champagne brunch at the ritz-carlton hotel and staffers and security guards were called to block our cameras. >> we absolutely can't have cameras here. >> reporter: when we caught up with kaplan himself he said it was all too embarrassing to talk about. >> i really don't -- >> reporter: there's a lot to be embarrassed about. computer security experts say the democrats ignored warnings last year that their computers were extremely vulnerable and now the names, home addresses and in some cases social
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security numbers of every major wealthy donor and how much they gave are all online for the world to see. >> pop-up warnings kept coming up. >> exactly right. back up to michael in new york. >> thank you, george. coming up on our big board, major outrage after a ruling that could put women's privacy at risk. and an amazon account drained by hackers even after the victim changes her password. how safe is your information, plus, team usa is heading for the olympics without lebron james and steph curry. can they still take hope the gold? our insiders join us in two minutes of here they are. we'll be back in two minutes to talk about all that. if you want to sell your car
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our sunny hostin, senior legal correspondent joins us live, and, sunny, very simple question. how can this be legal? >> isn't that something? i mean, this behavior is reprehensible. it's nasty. it's just downright creepy but because of a loophole in georgia law, it is legal in georgia. get this, michael, the law in georgia prohibits recording activities without consent in a private place and out of public view. so the court here ruled that because it happened in a grocery store, it didn't happen in a private place. so in georgia under my skirt, is not private. >> are they going to do anything to change it? is the legislature working on this. >> no question about it. typically takes, lara, a high-profile case like this to make the law change and so my guess is the georgia legislature is going to change this with the quickness and many other states have begun to change it. right here where i'm sitting in new york, it is a felony to film
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under my skirt. so i think we'll see real change in georgia very, very quickly. >> all right, so, good, so our legal system is doing something to keep up with technology, sunny? >> it's trying. i mean, the wheels of justice sometimes turn a little slowly and it's very difficult to catch up with the fast pace of technology, but we are getting there. we've gotten there in washington. we're gotten there in hawaii. we've gotten there in florida. like i said in new york it's a felony to do this kind of behavior so certainly georgia is going to catch up and a lot of other states will catch up too. >> all right. those whees need to turn a little faster in this country. >> big wheels keep on turning. all right. >> that's a little crazy. >> sunny, thank you very much. now to the amazon hack attack. this texas woman reporting to amazon a hacker broke into her account, draining it of $1700. she then changed her password and the hacker broke in again. how does this happen? we're asking robert herjavec, star of "shark tank" and author of "you don't have to be a
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shark." he's joining us now and, robert, i know you head a cybersecurity firm and this hacker sent her threatening notes to stop canceling her fraudulent orders. here's what she said. >> canceling my orders. he was using everything, this is my account now. your account has been hacked. these are my purchases. this is my 1.6k balance. and amazon will take care of you, just let it be. >> wow. >> amazon did refund her money but, robert, how vulnerable are we to hackers? >> well, today being online is like modern dating. you need protection. spyware, key loggers, malware. everybody is at risk. look at the democrats. they got nailed. the average consumer is at an all-time risk. >> i'm surprised that the arrogance of the hacker. robert, we reached out to amazon for a comment. they said if a customer
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experiences any issue with their account our team will work directly with the customer to resolve the matter. how can you protect yourself and your amazon account or any other accounts you have out there without depending on that company? >> well, amazon is great and a lot of companies will help you but you got to help yourself. always say number one, use two factor awe tent indication. a good password and p.i.n., change it often and clear your cache. you can go into your browser and clear all the stuff that's on there from before. everybody should do that. >> all right. everybody needs protection. >> good advice. >> thanks, robert. >> i need another password. all right, thanks, robert. to the u.s. men's basketball team playing exhibition game against china. they're gearing up for the rio olympics but nba superstars lebron james and steph curry will not be a part of the u.s. olympic team but three-time nba champion bruce bowen joins us with more. bruce, good question. without steph, without lebron, without chris paul, without
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james harden, can this team still win the gold? do they have enough talent? >> absolutely, they have enough talent. come on, michael. this team played china twice and held them to 57 points. so one game they win by 49. next game they win by 50. come on, you got to give them credit. this is a young team, but it's a team that still has stars of the game today. have you carmelo anthony going tore a third gold medal. you have kevin durant who is an mvp and a leading scorer in the nba. then you have champions in draymond green and klay thompson as well as kyrie irving who understands the value of playing that high level basketball at the highest level in the nba. >> i am with you, bruce. >> going yes. >> i really like kyrie. so, remember '92, michael jordan, magic johnson, larry bird. how does this team stack up. >> it does not stack up to that team. those are greats. those are guys that are part of
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the 50 greatest players in the nba. now, we'll have other greats in the nba. but we're going to say, this group, some of those players will be on the next 50, so you can't compare these two teams, because when you do that, it's a disservice to the current team. we must support our current team. we must do the dance. we must believe. i believe, i believe. i believe that we will win. i believe that we will win. >> bruce, i tell you, when you talk, it's like listening to muhammad ali sometimes, you get fired up ready to fight. sunny and robert, what do you think? gold medal in basketball, the olympics? >> no question about it. usa is going to get the gold. >> hang on, hang on. team usa looks great. >> who said hang on? >> why are we not talking about team croatia? one of the best basketball teams -- >> you ruined the whole moment. >> because we don't live in croatia. we live in the great u.s. of a. >> what? >> bruce, i'm with you. >> bring on the champ, bruce.
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>> maybe croatia in second place but team usa. >> we're bringing home the gold. that's what we're going to do, support, support, support. >> we want to say thank you to all of our panelist, bruce, robert and sunny and come up in two minutes our t.j. holmes giving us access inside the convention halls all week long, now he's going outside and taking on a famous philadelphia challenge live. you don't want to miss it. that outfit -- >> he looks so tired. >> -- is a clue. rt it from the beginning. (jon bon jovi) with directv, you can. you see, we've got the power to turn back time let's start over, let's rewind and let's go back and not quit the gym and have a chance to say goodbye to grampy tim oh, that's the power to turn back time. (vo) get the ultimate all-included bundle. call 1-800-directv. ...cleasee ya!ake off. when you're living with diabetes.
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so where is our man t.j. holmes this morning? he's been bringing us all that energy from behind the scenes at these conventions. >> he's been inside this whole time. >> not today. >> he wanted to get outside. we said, go ahead, t.j. see philly. good morning, t.j. >> good morning, guys. good morning, you ask philadelphians, it's not just what you must see but what you must do when you're here in philadelphia. they say you got to do the
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"rocky" run. these are the 7 steps made famous in all those "rocky" s by rocky balboa making my way up to the philadelphia museum of art. he gets to the top and that's your money shot, right? you got 40 million people. >> yeah, you did it. >> every single year and you can bet they come to this spot. you no, you guys are watching. how close did we get to the original? how close did i get, guys? >> not bad. >> great. >> i love the old school sweatsuit. >> yes. went old school on us. >> like that? >> looking good, t.j. >> i had to buy this yesterday. i had to buy this yesterday, guys. this outfit. i tried to get as close as i could, right? now, this is, folk, a rite of passage for a lot of people. they say you cannot come to philly without getting a cheesestake and dog the rocky run, of course, after you eat that cheesesteak, you need to run it off by coming over here so i recommend doing it. guys, while you're here, i don't
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recommend doing it while you're on live television. but you got to get the workout in. >> yeah, but no that you've done it are you going to get a real workout? >> a real workout? what was that, george? >> come on, george. see all the steps he ran. looking good, teej. >> it was 72. >> thank you, thank you. >> you did it. >> you got him outside. all right, t.j. >> way to go, t.j. that was great. when we come back, ellen pompeii will talk about her role on "grey's anatomy." health alert about some dai daily supplements. dr. jen ashton when we come back. their flea and tick killer doesn't have to be. nexgard, the vet's #1 choice for dogs, is a delicious, beef-flavored chew that kills both fleas and ticks. so it's easy to give, easy to take. reported side effects include vomiting, itching, diarrhea, lethargy and lack of appetite. use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures. why mess around? for powerful flea and tick protection,
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>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 7:56 here on this wednesday july 27th we've had some backups on 95 with the dnc. karen how is it looking. >> vine street expressway is moving again, tam. we had it completely blocked off westbound as we saw what we believed to be the vice president's motorcade cup through so they blocked off the vine. they also blocked off i-95 which is really just a parking lot because of that. looking live at i-95 here's the area where they were blocking off completely. so we're now seeing traffic go through but behind that you're looking at a huge backup on i-95 southbound from bridge street to the vine because we had all lanes blocked on 95 southbound for about a half hour while they waited for the vice president's motorcade to move through. so traffic moving once again but of course later on today when we expect the president's motorcade to come through you'll see blockages of i-95 as well. another issue that's out there is an accident, this is new just coming in involving a
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tractor-trailer that's causing some big size delays on the turnpike westbound. the accident itself at fort washington but you're seeing these delays from willow grove on, tam. >> okay, thank you karen. let's go to sky6 hd and take a live look there a view outside of somewhat cloudy skies. let's go to dave murphy. how does it feel? what can we expect. >> a little bit muggy but not too bad tam you're right we have a fair amount of cloud cover which is probably helping a bit. 79 degrees though. we're a off to a start. the farther south you go the more humid it feels. looking sticky down south. 91 is today's high, sun mixing with clouds, hot conditions. there could be a spotty shower or thunderstorm in south jersey and delaware in particular today and then tomorrow at 93 more humid but the heat wave looks like it's going to end on friday, tam. >> okay, thank you david. philadelphia police arrested a man in connection to a deadly shooting near a penn's landing bar. police say xavier braswell and 24-year-old shelton merritt got into a fight at cavanaugh's river deck late sunday night. the fight spilled out i don't
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ton callowhill street. braswell shot and killed merritt as he was getting into an suv. braswell is now charged with murder. coming up in "gma" are your supplements doing you some harm? we'll see you in 30. >> ♪
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. hillary clinton makes history. >> if there are any little girls out there who stayed up late to watch, let me just say, i may become the first woman president, but one of you is next. >> now the official nominee of the democratic party after a very personal speech from her husband former president bill clinton. all eyes on philadelphia as president obama and the vice president set to take the stage tonight. new this morning, health alert. a lot of concern about those daily supplements millions of americans take for everything from weight loss and energy boosts to lowering cholesterol and enhancing memory. could they be doing more harm than good to your body? dr. ashton breaks it down for you. football hero. the former nfl player now fighting a new battle off the
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field, steve gleason and his wife michel opening up about his struggle with als and their mission to build a family with their son. the interview that will make you want to stand up and cheer. ♪ the story of my life ellen pompeii's prime time, leading lady of "grey's anatomy" revealing her age is the real reason she stayed on the hit show and her one hangup when it comes to seeing herself on screen. ♪ no no no all that and pepts singing us live into wednesday as we say -- >> all: good morning. ♪ good morning, america and welcome back to "gma." we are here at the democratic national convention, let's take a look at that moment last night, the shattering glass ceiling for hillary clinton trying to top donald trump on
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the entrances there. the crowd loved it here and they'll love what they'll see. democrats welcoming president obama, vice president joe biden and the vice presidential candidate tim kaine. >> so a big night here at the convention and we're going to put a spin on the term election cycle. abc's michael koenigs just rode his bike all the way to the republican convention in cleveland to here to philadelphia. he stopped to talk to quite a few of the voters. we're talking from nuns to wrestlers he talked with so we'll get michael's take on what he saw. >> making it look easy. >> he really did. >> back out to new york and, guy, did you see t.j.? did you see that workout that he did taking those steps like rocky. >> i thought it was rocky. >> like what are we doing here, making t.j. run the steps. michael pedaling. we have a lot to work out today. we have a whole workout for you this morning. >> well done there, we're cowing it workout wednesday and it is on "gma" every wednesday, we've got fitness expert layla luciano
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heating up times square with one of the hottest new workouts. ginger is trying it today. and you know ginger -- look at her. she makes everything look easy. >> you can try it at home and join in on the action livestreaming this workout for the rest of the hour on our website, goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! in our facebook page so get up and get going but now over to amy with the morning rundown. what you got, amy? >> the big story, bill clinton sharing an up close and deeply personal side of his wife starting with the moment they met. the former president portrayed hillary clinton as a great mom and advocate, combining their love story with snippets of her life's work. abc's cecilia vega has all the latest from the convention in philadelphia. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you. there was a surprise appearance here overnight. hillary clinton appearing via satellite right there on that big screen. >> and i can't believe we just put the biggest crack in that
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glass ceiling yet. >> reporter: the history made as clinton clinched the democratic nomination making her the first female nominee of a major party not lost on this room. many here in tears, also on that stage though bill clinton, it was the tenth time he's addressed a democratic convention but this time under very different circumstances. bill clinton here not just as the former president, but also as a husband, telling personal stories about his wife hoping to reshape her image. >> in the spring of 1971, i met a girl. she's the best darn change maker i ever met in my entire life. >> reporter: and tonight another president takes the stage, president barack obama and vice president joe biden and while bill clinton never once mentioned the name donald trump, amy, tonight is very much going to be about the man hillary clinton is running against. >> a lot to look forward to. cecilia, thank you. new details about one of the
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i will killers behind that fwrutal murder at a france in northern france. the fourth attack linked to france in just the last two weeks. both attackers were shot dead by police after killing a priest during mass and then leaving a parishioner in critical condition, one attacker has been identified as a 19-year-old who was arrested twice for trying to travel to syria to fight for isis. he had been under house arrest and was still wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet. this morning, california has declared a state of emergency because of two massive wildfires. the sand fire north of los angeles has burned 18 homes and more than 59 square miles. and a fire near big sur is smaller but has destroyed at least 20 homes so far and closed some of california's most popular parks. well, near dallas police are looking for a shooter who may be targeting drivers along this highway. at least four cars have been shot at apparently by a high-powered pellet gun. in one case the pellet went through a car window and seat belt before piercing the backseat. well, two would-be robbers
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were stopped in their tracks at a car wash in louisiana. you have to see this. one of them actually pointed a gun at the man washing his car and then that man let him have it. look at it with the high-powered soap sprayer and it worked. the suspects ran off, their robbery plans all washed up. yeah. finally wait for this one, it could be the best job ever. the national museum of american history actually looking to hire someone to visit breweries around the country and drink craft beer and then report about it. the position is officially described as a historian and scholar of the american brewing initiative. the three-year gig pays $64,000 a year plus benefits. >> wow. >> and i'd say there are a lot of benefits to that job. >> yeah, hopefully they give you a driver. that's one good thing. >> i love that. how about "pop news"? >> let's go. >> time for "pop news," everybody. this morning "grey's anatomy"
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news. leading lady ellen pompeii revealing the real reason she stayed on the hit show, "grey's anatomy" for so long in an exclusive interview with "people" magazine, the actress says it was based and i quote solely on age. at 33 i was wise enough to know my clock was already ticking in hollywood. 33 years old, guys. she says she was very aware how hard it would be to find other roles as a woman in your late 30s and 40s, pompeii is teaming up with philosophy, a skin care brand to present positive attitudes about aging. 12 seasons later the-year-old actress has no regrets and says the show in her experience just keeps getting better, season 13 of "grey's anatomy" premieres in september. "people" magazine is out on friday. >> great she can be so open about that. >> you know what, my younger daughter is binge-watching it and loves "grey's anatomy." she's just totally into it right now so it's a very popular show for all ages. >> absolutely. dr. steamy or dreamy. >> i was a dreamy. >> dreamy. >> do you have to choose?
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>> oh. >> how about both? >> more is more. >> that question from amy. also in "pop news" this morning, speaking of tgit i'm so happy to tell you the cast and crew of "scandal" are back to work and clearly happy about it based on their social media posts. the show's creator shonda rhimes shared the season's first table read online. take a look. >> okay, everybody, we are here at "scandal," season 6. it's happening right now. we're having our first table read. >> love seeing those behind-the-scenes moments. kerry washington showed off her olivia pope nameplate and then she also joined her cast mates for a few group selfies. and then bellamy young who plays mellie grant took to twitter saying season 6 is going to be unbelievable. gladiators roar. a little bittersweet because it has been said that this is also going to be the final season. >> no. who said that? >> well, i'm afraid to say -- >> you're the inside.
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>> shonda rhimes said. >> i didn't realize it took so many people -- realize how many it takes to make that show what it is. >> it is tremendous so enjoy every minute. finally, one more, "scandal," get ready for the battle of the music giant, adele versus beyonce for the most mtv video music awards. beyonce as has a career high 11 nominations for "lemonade." adele right behind her with eight. seven of which will be head-to-head against the queen. other big name nominees for the 2016 vmas include drake, ariana grande, rihanna and the late david bowie, the vmas will be held august 28th. sure to be a great show. >> too bad they both can't win. >> yeah, well, hopefully they'll both be there and perform then we all win. >> ah, nice, i like that. >> you know what, our viewers will win, here's a look at what's coming up on the "gma morning menu." let me get out of that tight seat. a health alert about some of your daily supplements. a new report out this morning. how safe are the ones you're
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between conventions, meeting voters, having conversations and we're going to talk to him about all that live coming up, but first we've got a health alert about some vitamin supplements. "consumer reports" is out with a new warning about certain dietary aids, they looked at a wide variety and found some can pose possible health risks. millions of health conscious americans take daily supplements, hoping to reap health benefits from weight loss and energy boost to lower cholesterol and memory enhancement but according to a new analysis by "consumer reports" some supplements may be doing more harm than good to your body. >> supplements are not regulated by the fda as a drug. they're regulated as a food and as a result, they have far less stringent regulations applied to them. they do not have to be proven to be safe and don't have to be proven to be effective to end up on store shelves. >> reporter: according to "consumer reports," some supplements may give consumers more than they bargained for.
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some found come tamed in heavy metals. other contain prescription or experimental or illegal drugs which could lead to serious organ damage, cancer or cardiac arrest. >> what we really want is for there to be laws enacted that ensure that the safety of supplements have been proven before they end up on store shelves. >> reporter: some could cause harmful side effects and make some prescription medications less effective. >> supplements have labels that don't necessarily tell you what they're good for, how they're going to work, whether they will work. and you can't trust that they're going to work or that they're going to be safe by looking at the label. >> reporter: all right, joining us now our senior medical contributor dr. jen ashton who recently got her masters in nutrition, so congratulations on that. >> thank you, sir. >> welcome to the show as usual. "consumer reports" found that more than half of american dulls believe these companies test their products to make sure they're safe. but what is your take on the benefits and risks of
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supplements. >> you know, it's a complex issue and it's not a yes or no question or answer. you are know, on the one hand i used to tell patients if they're healthy and eat well and don't have a chronic illness that supplements are unnecessary. but the reality is and i see this every day in my practice, a lot of people don't eat well or can't get these nutrients from food and they do have chronic conditions or on medications that make it difficult so it doesn't mean all good or all bad, it just means how to do it safely because this is an industry that has much looser regulations than prescription medication. >> but are there any supplements out there that are particularly bad and that you should avoid? >> 100%. so first of all you should avoid anything that promises or claims to be the fountain of youth or anything that says it's going to prevent or treat or cure a condition. then there are these big categories and they include you mentioned some of them in the piece, weight loss, muscle building, sexual enhance many, depression or mood disorders. these are kind of the red flags.
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we have to remember supplements more does not mean better and natural does not mean safer. >> and, you know, but the vitamin, supplement sales are up so a lot are buying into this. what supplements do you think may be medically warranted. >> for some peep, not a whole list but pregnant women, we know they can benefit from supplements. people who are on certain medications, especially like proton pump inhibitors that have had weight loss surgery are those who have documented or diagnosed medical conditions or deficiencies, b12 and d very commonly described and recommended to elderly people and look for that usp seal, an indication that it has been tested and is relatively safe. >> make sure you look for that seal. you're not done and you'll keep helping us because dr. ashton will tweet out a full list of supplement suggestions. next it's workout wednesday. our fitness expert is sharing her best moves out there until times square. we have that coming up next and look at ginger zee go making it
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that strike training with some body weight like squats, moves like that for strength training. >> is there anybody that shouldn't do this? >> i mean, this is good for anybody. >> it's not too high impact. >> no, we punch things, here at the livestream i'm showing you how to shadow box. anyone can do it. >> and anywhere. >> anywhere, anyone. >> anyone like ginger zee. miss ginger zee, you've been doing it all morning long. >> i love it. >> you said you're using this as a workout today. >> totally. this is going to be my workout. i only need 30 minutes of cardio but we're getting an hour with all of you. >> you do a lot of different things. why do you like this. >> i like this because anybody like again you don't need anything, you don't need -- you can be at home just waking up and i want to move and you move and then it's done and it's done for the day and you go on. >> no equipment. >> right. >> i love that. >> obviously it's working. show us, if you will, layla, a couple moves. >> first move we'll do is a boomerang, hands up, jab, cross,
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slip. cross, jab slip, jab, cross slip, so you're working your core and your arms, it's all moving. second move i'll show you is the bob and weave. you'll squat down, this is nice for your legs. we work the upper body, squat down, shift your weight to the other side, come together and stand up. you got leg, upper body, core. you got it all. >> keep it all tight. keep the core tight. >> core is the most important. >> core is key. lei, we thank you. ginger zee, do you mind taking a break and giving the weather. >> good morning to you. [cheers and applause] >> don't mind my sweat. a very happy morning to all of you. we have to go straight to south dakota hail, golf ball sized even baseball sized hail moved through with that rain now extra rain along the stationary front. that's the big picture. now aleck czech a little closer to home. >> ginger storm tracker6 live double scan shows us we're dry heading outside.
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sun breaking new the clouds getting ready for the dnc day three. temperatures in the 70's quickly moving to the 80's. your afternoon call from accuweather shows a high of 91 do so we will continue the heat wave but just barely. humidity fairly low in philadelphia, higher the farther south you go. there's the chance of a spotty shower or thunderstorm through the day down in south jersey and delaware. tomorrow hot and more humid, 93 way storm at night. s. you'll want to see his story as he cycles through america. stay with us.
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>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 8:27. let's go to karen rogers start on 95. good morning. >> good morning. about an hour ago they stopped traffic on i-95 southbound as they let through what we believe to be the vice president's motorcade and we're still heavy because of that even though all lanes back opened. this is i-95 and you can see we're still jammed now from past cottman the approaching the vine. the 39 minute ride still at this point that was a little bit longer you have extra delays too because of the police checkpoints. one check point right here approaching the vine. the other northbound check point approaching the platt bridge on the schuylkill. speeds have dropped back to about 14 miles an hour. the other big issue is on the pennsylvania turnpike. two separate accidents, one involving a tractor-trailer. and one blocks the left lane. one on the shoulder but look at these speeds, only 15 miles an hour.
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so westbound pennsylvania turnpike jamming from bensalem to fort washington. one more issue, some of the delays we're seeing with the regional rails, you can see delays on the wilmington newark line media elwyn paoli thorndale lansdale and manayunk have enhanced saturday schedules so we'll be watching for that. tam. >> thank you karen. let's go out to meteorologist, david murphy. he's got accuweather. good morning. >> increased sunshine over the terrace starting to feel pretty warm. we're at 79 degrees in philadelphia, 76 on the boardwalk in cape may. and 74 degrees in allentown. your exclusive accuweather 7-day shows another hot one. 91 is today's high. not all that humid in philadelphia just moderately humid here. more humid the farther south you go down through south jersey and delaware. there's a chance of a spotty shower or thunderstorm in south jersey and delaware this afternoon. thursday hot and more humid, a high of 93. a strong thunderstorm at night. but finally on friday we're back into the 80's. the heat wave looks like it's going to end after day seven tomorrow. tam. >> that's it for us.
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"gma" will wrap up and we'll see you back here in 30. >> ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ what's with them? oh, those two? they're always fighting for attention. there's more to a legendary city than its legends.
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plan your legendary stay at visitphilly.com and welcome back to "gma." we are live in philadelphia for day three of the democratic national convention. >> and here at abc news we're following the election cycle. stay with us here, cycle literally, our producer michael koenigs pedaling between the conventions between voters and meeting voters along the way. he arrived just moments ago. go figure. here's a look at his journey. this year's conventions are go big or go home. >> we're going to win, we're going to win so big, thank you very much, everybody. >> i may become the first woman president. >> reporter: but one brave soul is giving new meaning to political spin. >> i'm michael and this is the election cycle. >> reporter: our very own digital correspondent michael koenigs. >> psych i willest? >> i am. the election cyclist. >> reporter: biking from the republican convention in
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cleveland. >> want to talk to americans who weren't in this room. >> reporter: to the democratic convention in philly. michael traveling 500 miles in five days. >> who are you guys voting for. >> trump. >> hillary clinton. >> bernie sanders. >> no, you're not. >> even hitching a ride with these nuns on a convention bound bus. >> the least we could do was to give you a lift just a little bit to rest up. >> catholic charities. >> reporter: and overnight -- the election cyclist finally coasting into philly ready to enter the dnc ring. coasting here into convention hall. >> there he is. >> you made it. you made it. >> long ride. >> oh, yeah. you didn't hear that -- nice to see you, michael. airfares are down. gasoline at an all-time low. you decided to ride a bike from cleveland here. what was the reason behind this? why did you want to do this? >> very cheap. way to get here but mainly i wanted to talk to the folk as
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long the way, in between these two arena, the people who can't be here because ultimately they decide this election and they're just incredibly passionate about what goes on and so i wanted to hear them along the way. >> so was it as much fun as you hoped it would be and what did you learn. >> it was much more fun. i learned one day we stopped in pittsburgh for a pirates game and met voters from the highest seats to the lowest and just hearing their thoughts and their passion for this election cycle, it is at a high level. >> everybody is paying attention. >> how is that wrestling hatch? you show up dressed like that and what happens? >> i think they saw me in this tight outfit and said step into the ring and, yeah. these folks, local community of semipro wrestlers had me jump on board and the mayor, an 82-year-old woman at the fights. >> you're smiling right now. any trouble along the way? >> well, there are a lot of
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potholes out there so we got to take care of some of those infrastructure questions and the heat wave was a big factor. my mom calling me. >> stay hydrated. >> so i think those were the main concerns, pokemon go players also popping up on the trail at random spots. >> crazy. >> you had to keep from hitting them. >> exactly. >> talking to the average voter along the way, what did you hear from them, michael? >> i think that a lot of people are a little concerned about the two choices they have. there is a real rock and a hard place sensibility and a lot of that country from the farmlands to the city streets and so they know it's a tough choice and they're paying attention to these conventions. >> a great idea. we're glad you did it. thanks. >> nice finish. >> get some rest. get some rest. >> two more days to go here from philly. we'll be here, "world news" ," well, and "nightline." tonight borrow borrow and vp
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biden and vice presidential candidate tim kaine. we'll have it all. >> full day. full day and gavel-to-gavel coverage on our livestream channel and i don't worry. he takes naps. he does take naps. he does get a little sleep here and there. >> you know what he does, he meditate and works out. i'm george's secretly i'm already working out you are too with our live stream. good morning to everybody here in times square and guess what? i'm real excited 'cause i get to share my new project. an abc news original digital series called smooth forecast exploring how weather and climate impact the food you eat. we looked into how lobster has changed in southern new england i'm eating a scallop the number of lobsters down by 70 percent in the last 20 years. so this guy had to switch from lobster to go scalloping. we'll follow his story, a
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maine lobsterman and so many other scientists are looking into the changes in our ocean. part the premiere episode you can watch food forecast right now on abc news.com. stay tuned. the next one is maple syrup. you guys doing all right? so nice here in new york city and take you into the forecast because i am sweating and working this morning. the heat advisories though if i was sweating and working out in south carolina virginia would be worse. humidity a bit higher. 108 the heat index for wilmington, 99 in raleigh. that is the big picture and decatur indiana 91. let's get a check a little closer to home. >> ginger not quite so uncomfortable here. temperatures in the 70's right now, it's dry your exclusive accuweather 7-day looking at a high of 91 today, moderately humid in philadelphia, more to the south where there could be a spotty shower or thunderstorm in south jersey and delaware. the heat wave is over friday. a
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sparking action around the globe, shifting the focus from me to we. we know we need that to help other, of course, so many of your favorite stars joining in, charlize thee ron, selena go negomez. right here on abc, can't wait to see all of them together, lara. >> ginger, thank you very much. hey, "pop news," we said that this was the last season of "scandal." shonda has weighed in. she just tweeted and she said that we made her spit out her coffee. my apology. she has an ending in mind but that ending is not happening this next season so, ah, thank you, shonda. >> you can breathe. >> we can all breathe because as you know it is my absolute favorite show so correction, ending in mind but when that ending is happening we don't know. so to be continued on the "scandal" scandal. >> more "scandal." >> more "scandal."
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so shonda, sorry i made you spit out your coffee. all right, "gma on the lookout." summertime and lots of homeowners using power washers to clean anythings outside their house but there could be a hidden danger. mara schiavocampo is in north caldwell, new jersey, with more. good morning, mara. >> reporter: lara, good morning. power washers like these are very popular in the summer. used on everything from concrete to even your barbecue grill but experts warn that they are much more powerful than your typical garden hose and they could lead to serious injury. pressure washers can blast through many summer cleaning projects but with all that power can come danger. >> almost the whole top part of my knuckle off. >> reporter: ben skydell makes a living working with outdoor tools. >> pressure washers can cause a lot of damage. >> reporter: so much damage 6,000 people went to the emergency room in 2014 with pressure washer related injuries. a portion of those attributed to
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powerful spray. most consumer pressure washers come with different noddles for increased water pressure depending on the job. this nozzle is 40 degrees. this is 25. and this red one is the most powerful at 0 degrees. the red nozzle so potentially dangerous, "consumer reports" issuing a safety alert. >> we don't think power washer manufacturers should even be including a zero degree nozzle and we are asking that the industry actually take them out. >> reporter: "consumer reports" showing "gma on the lookout" how in a matter of seconds these red nozzles can cut through a carrot. >> if that's your hand what kind of injury is that going to cause? >> this will definitely slice through your skin. >> reporter: and even if you're wearing shoes. so if your feet were in there, would not be good. >> reporter: manufacturers warn consumers when you buy a new pressure washer, but what happens when you rent one? we went undercover to three tool rental stores in new jersey to
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see if they come with that red nozzle and if we're warned about the potential danger. all three stores gave us a quick demo. they all came with the ability to spray zero degrees and only one warned us about the potential danger. >> don't use the red one. the red one is too strong. >> reporter: two are warnings that said they could cause severe injury. we reached out to all three businesses and said their paperwork warns customers of potential dangers. the cleaning equipment trade association tells us the wand lengths make it difficult to direct the discharge stream at yourself and the warning instructions state to wear eye protection, hold spray gun with both hands and do not direct discharge stream at people along with other warnings. all right, so you see i have my stylish safety goggles on and important to wear sturdy shoes and we'll show you exactly why. yon is here from underwriters laboratories. he is going to show us what this can do to a flip-flop.
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how it's going to slice right through it. if you wear open toe shoes like that, definitely not a good thing. "consumer reports" is actually asking manufacturers to remove those red nozzles altogether and point out you can still get the same cleaning job done without them. it'll just take a little more time but it will be much safer, lara. >> wow, that visual tells a story. thank you very much. coming up here, we have michael's powerful exclusive interview with former nfl star steve fwleegs. you do not want to miss it.
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all right, back now with my exclusive interview with football hero steve gleason and a personal hero of mine, his wife michel turning heartbreak into inspiration. steve was diagnosed with als in 2011, just weeks before his wife learned she was pregnant. what they decided to do next will blow you away. september 2006, the new orleans saints back in the superdome for the first time since hurricane katrina ravaged their city. early in the game, defensive back steve gleason blocks a punt for his team. reigniting the fire within so
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many who lost so much. >> look out. breakthrough. caught by steve gleason. >> reporter: gleason, a hero then and a hero now but for a different reason. >> i've been diagnosed with am joe trophic lateral sclerosis which can a disease in the motor neurons and this disease is almost always fatal. >> reporter: within a few years, the once forceful football player loses his ability to move, to talk and eventually to breathe. today he relies on a computer to speak and a ventilator to stay alive. one second you walk out onto the feel and you're seen as a hero. and then you can't control your simple body functions. so how do yyou deal with that dichotomy. >> here's my thinking. my life ain't easy but it's awesome. i had some incredible moments on the football field. but i've had even more uplifting
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moments off the field. since diagnosis. >> reporter: six weeks after the diagnosis, his wife michel finds out she's pregnant. the young couple's new mission, to record hundreds of videos for their unborn son named rivers. while steve still has the chance. >> hey, how are you? how are you now. >> when we learned about rivers it made sense to me to share with rivers as much of myself as possible. >> boo. >> reporter: 1300 hours of video becoming a documentary called "gleason." why did you decide to share this -- these moments? i mean you're so open, but you're sharing this to the world in this movie? what made you decide to do it. >> we could have made a movie that glosses over the hard parts and just showed the hero part and the easy parts, we wanted to show the truth if we're going to do this we'll go all out and show the truth of our lives. >> how is it raising a son when you have als. >> i'm relentlessly pursuing
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ways to be a better dad. i pick up rivers every day from school. i'm at all of his practices. i get to help get him ready for bed at night. i love being rivers' daddy. >> reporter: throughout the film, there is some moments of incredible humor. how do you keep that going? >> you got to do something and we're both funny. we're both funny people, i think, so laughing has been one of the best solutions to get through this because otherwise like what else are you going to do? you know. you get funnier after diagnosis. >> humor in the face of adversity is an excellent weapon. i like to say i'm a naturally funny dude but in reality i think i just have no choice. humor is definitely healing. so i think we've tried to use it that way. >> i mean it was amazing to sit
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there with steve and his wife michel and, you know, one thing about all the people with als including steve is although he's lost his ability to move, to talk and all those things his brain works perfectly. >> he's got a great sense of humor. >> he has a great sense of humor. >> he's smart as a whip. the first thing he did was give me a hard time when i walked in the room because i pronounced when i was commentating on fox he remembered something i did in 2011 where -- or 2 thou -- yeah, '11, i messed up the name of scott fujita and called him scott fajita and he buffed me on it and teased me on it. we had to give him his questions in advance since it takes him longer to respond through his computer and as you see, inspirational and his wife michel is amazing, as well. this documentary is a movie, "gleason" and opens in select theaters friday. you can see more of my interview with steve and michel gleason on "nightline" on friday, as well. >> unbelievable. >> thank you for sharing. coming up next, pentatonix. they're here performing live.
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robin, waving good-bye to us. >> as we wave good-bye, congratulations to our senior broadcast producer chris and deb, maybe emilia. >> pretty baby. >> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 8:56 on this wednesday july 27th. let's head over to karen. this time she's checking on the schuylkill. better than 95. >> it is better than 95 but
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that's not saying much. an on the accident on the schuylkill. not causing a terrible delay just slowing here past the scene eastbound on the schuylkill. not one but two separate accidents on the pennsylvania turnpike. one was involving a tractor-trailer and even although they cleared we're seeing speeds like 14 miles an hour so this is all the pennsylvania turnpike westbound pretty jammed from past bensalem to fort washington just kind of crawling along even though those accidents have cleared. and two serious accidents in delaware county, one on chester pike at washington avenue. another on 12th street at kerlin street. we're hearing there are injuries. you'll see emergency worker on the scene and still jammed on i-95 southbound traffic jammed past cottman to girard. yes, because of the police check point there for the dnc but also because they had it shut down for a little while whmotorcade went through. >> let's led out to meteorologist, david murphy. we've seen hot days. what about today. >> today is not quite as bad as our recent afternoons.
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82 degrees with sunshine breaking out from behind the clouds rather nicely. temperatures running similar to yesterday so far. and this afternoon still going to be hot with a high of 91. it will be day six of our heat wave but it won't be all that humid. moderate humidity in philadelphia. down into delaware and south jersey the more humidity you'll feel and there could be a spotty shower or thunderstorm in south jersey and delaware today. 93 tomorrow. humid everywhere and then back to the 80's on friday, tam. >> okay, thank you david. a big night ahead at the dnc the well wells fargo center stage will host tim kaine and joe biden. live team coverage of night three. live with kelly is up next. have a great wednesday.
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