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supply of band-aids? you'll need those. >> they look difficult. >> "good morning america" starts right good morning, america. the secret recording revealed. abc news obtains that conversation between candidate donald trump and michael cohen. >> no, no, no. >> talking about payment for a "playboy" model's story about her affair with trump. now michael cohen's lawyer is here live only on "gma" this morning. triple threat. fires, dangerous heat and flooding hitting the coast. water rescues in north carolina overnight. a sinkhole swallowing this car. and out west, yosemite shut down as fast-spreading wildfires close in. rushed to the hospital. singer demi lovato recovering from a suspected drug overdose this morning. the new video of her performance
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just days before where she forgot the words to her song about relapsing. >> i forgot the words. >> reporter: now the latest on her condition as support pours in for the star. ♪ i got news breaking overnight, who is the lucky winner? just one ticket taking home that giant $522 million jackpot. and more than 3 million others waking up winners. are you one of the luckiest people in america this morning? ♪ i've got news someone doesn't have to worry about those bills this morning winning that jackpot. good morning, america. great to have you with us on this wednesday morning. as we said there are more lucky winners this morning. >> unfortunately, it doesn't appear to be any of us. >> no. >> because we are here. go dust off that ticket that maybe you have hiding under a mattress or in a box somewhere at home. those are the winning numbers of that massive mega millions jackpot. ticket was sold and maybe you
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might be one of the more than 3 million other winners coming up. >> right. we'll begin with that tape, that explosive recording of donald trump speaking with his attorney michael cohen about buying the rights to the story of a "playboy" model who claimed to have had an affair with trump. this all happened just weeks before the 2016 election. >> cohen's attorney is standing by to talk live to george in just a moment, but first, our chief justice correspondent pierre thomas starts us off. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: robin, good morning. a war of words between donald trump and his former attorney is heating up with the release of the taped conversation between the two that we're hearing for the very first time. >> great poll, by the way. >> making progress. >> big time. >> reporter: you're hearing something highly unusual, a private conversation between an attorney and his client. in this case, then-candidate donald trump in september of 2016 speaking with the fixer. his personal attorney michael cohen who is secretly recording the conversation. donald trump apparently completely unaware he's being
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taped, asking for refreshments.m >> reporter: and now a critical part of the tape that's in dispute, cohen and trump seemingly discussing "the national enquirer's" purchase of the story from former "playboy" model karen mcdougal who claims she had an affair with trump. >> i need to open up a company for the transfer of all of that info recording our friend david. >> reporter: david, according to sources, is apparently trump's friend david pecker, ceo of american media incorporated which owns "the national enquirer." american media paid $150,000 for mcdougal's story, but then killed it before the election. cohen and trump then discuss setting up a shell company to buy the rights to the mcdougal story and perhaps others. >> when it comes time for the financing which will be -- >> listen, what financing? >> we'll have to pay -- >> pay with cash? >> no, no, no, no, i got -- >> reporter: cohen's attorney
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suggested trump's mentioning of cash is indicative of someone planning to engage in illegal activity, butorney rudy gliani suggests last night that trump was doing about the conversation, that he wanted any transaction to be handled by check which can be documented and giuliani calling in to fox news. >> we listened to it numerous, numerous times and the transcript makes it quite clear at the end that president trump says, quote, don't pay with cash. >> reporter: this morning the president is tweeting, responding to cohen and the tape. what kind of lawyer would tape a client? so sad. is this a first? never heard of it before. why was the tape so abruptly terminated. george? >> pierre thomas, thank you. we're joined by michael cohen's attorney lanny davis. welcome, good to see you again. you've been working for michael cohen for weeks, haven't spoken out on television. why release the tape now and why come here? >> after a year and a half and recently an intense campaign of disparagement and lies and
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smears against michael cohen from the trump camp primarily by mayor giuliani inventing words in a transcript that didn't ever get spoken as you just heard. the word is cash. everybody should listen to the tape and see whether i'm right or not, just listen. >> i do want to get to that. how do you respond to mr. giuliani's claim that it's outrageous that a lawyer was taping his client? >> well, it changes the topic. why did giuliani lie about michael cohen saying that he's the one who said cash just as he lied when he said that donald trump, in fact, didn't say -- >> may be changing the topic but what's the answer, why was he taped? >> michael cohen has an answer as to why he taped conversations and i think he'll have to give that answer himself. i can't reveal that but i will say michael cohen has turned a corner in had is life and he's now dedicated to telling the truth to everyone and we'll see what happens. >> let's get into some specifics
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right there. you say he said cash. that seemed to be what i heard as well but it is a little bit garbled. rudy giuliani says he was saying don't pay cash. what if it was cash, what's the significance there? >> it's about lies and truth. giuliani can't make up the words don't pay. i say to everybody who voted for donald trump don't believe me, i'm a democrat. listen to the tape. the words don't pay are not heard. the word cash. so it's not about cash versus not cash. it's about truth, and the power of the truth is what michael cohen now has. no matter what giuliani invents or mayor giuliani invents for a president who's been known to lie, don't believe me, listen to the tape the way john dean had a tape that did in richard nixon. >> you say john dean had a tape that did in richard nixon, the watergate tapes but this deal wasn't consummated. so is there any criminal activity there? >> no, it's about truth. if mr. trump lied about would versus would not in what he said
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to putin and he lied about knowing about the mcdougal issue when we know from the tape he did know and lied almost about everything including the message as to what happened in the trump tower meeting which giuliani ultimately had to admit. this is about truth versus lying and ultimately donald trump is going to be done in by the truth. >> i want to play another portion of the tape that i think has some significance that has not been focused on yet. this is the tape of michael cohen speaking with donald trump. >> i need to open up a company for the transfer of all of that info regarding our friend, david. >> i was struck by the phrase, all of that info. i mean, we know that david pecker, ami, had paid for karen mcdougal's story but michael cohen is talking about all of that info. so is that information beyond karen mcdougal? >> so i don't know the answer to that other than what i've heard from mr. cohen is under our privilege as an attorney but i will say that it completely disputes the lie that donald trump didn't know about karen mcdougal before this conversation. listen to the tape.
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he didn't say what are you talking about? he knew exactly what cohen was talking about and two months later right before the election his press spokesman denied he knew anything about karen mcdougal. if you are a trump voter, you know what a lie is. you don't have to believe me. i repeat, listen to the tape. >> but you're not denying that this could be about things beyond karen mcdougal? >> there are things they were worried about that they wanted to take back and that was what the conversation was about. you heard mr. trump say, yes, we don't know what will happen to this other information. but we know that trump used the word cash and people who use cash, rudy giuliani knows when he's u.s. attorney, are either drug dealers or mobster answer that's the word cash. >> michael avenatti has spoken out, stormy daniels attorney. i want to put up his tweet. mr. davis is a good lawyer but his client is not innocent nor is he a victim. co-conspirator, dishonest thug, continues to refuse to come clean. they are playing you and aiming for a pardon. where is the rest of the evidence and tapes? two key things, is mr. cohen
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still seeking a pardon from donald trump? >> no. and mr. avenatti is in litigation. people in litigation say things about one another and settle and everything is fine so i won't comment on mr. avenatti. thank you for saying something nice about me but what he's saying about cohen is not true but it's part of a litigation attack and that happens between lawyers. >> there are more tapes of donald trump? >> there are certainly more tapes that mr. cohen discussed he normally did in order to take notes, he used his telephone. beyond that i'm not going to comment. >> lanny davis, thanks very much. cecilia. thanks. we want to turn to president trump this morning. also facing major fallout from his tariffs, his administration announcing a $12 billion bailout for farmers caught in the middle but the backlash fierce including from republicans. abc's terry moran is at the white house with the very latest on this. terry, even the president's allies say it seems in this trade war, it might only be getting worse. >> reporter: that's right. the president says be patient, good morning, cecilia.
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free trade used to be a bedrock principle for republicans but donald trump has been a protectionist for decades, now he's president and getting to put tariffs in place and getting stiff blowback, especially from american farmers. a showdown over trade at the white house today as the president sits down to negotiate with the european union. >> making tremendous progress. they're all coming. they don't want to have those tariffs put on them. they are all coming to see us. >> reporter: all this comes as the president tweets, tariffs are the greatest. but not so great for american farmers who have been caught in between the warring sides hit with retaliatory tariffs from trading partners like europe and china. the penalties on soybeans, dairy and pork are costing farmers billions. >> we are directly the people that's being most affected. it's out of our pockets that these millions and millions of dollars will flow. >> reporter: president trump is trying to blunt this self-inflicted wound, offering a $12 billion emergency aid
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package to bail out the nation's farmers. the payouts beginning in september just before the midterm elections. but some members of the president's own party have immediately rejected the president's bailout. >> here are farmers who just want to make a living. th'rin our office. they want trade, not aid. from nebraska, a farm state, e tweeted, this trade war is cutting the legs out from under farmers and the white house's plan is to spend $12 billion on gold crutches. the president insists his policies will benefit farmers in key states that help deliver him to the white house. >> the farmers will be the biggest beneficiary. watch. we're opening up markets. you watch what's going to happen. just be a little patient. >> reporter: so today when the president meets with the head of the european union, the subject will be the next trade war over imported automobiles. the consumer could be in the crossfire of this and the national automobile dealers association predicting the cost of a domestic car could go up almost $3,000, and an imported car, almost $7,000, robin.
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>> all right. terry, thank you. now to that severe summer weather. take a look at the map. this morning 20% of the country is facing either excessive heat or dangerous flooding as temperatures soar into the triple digits out west, torrential rain here in the east. abc's david kerley has the latest. >> reporter: this morning it is the triple threat, flooding, fires and heat. the roads continuing to buckle from the pummeling rain. in colorado, the moment is caught as a car falls into a sinkhole crashing 15 feet onto a drainpipe. and new images of the mudslides there triggered by two inches of rainfall in just 20 minutes. and here in the baltimore area, floodwaters continue to tear through the streets. this is the wettest july in baltimore's history and with another inch or two coming, there's a worry about the strain it's putting on these flood channels. two adults and a student had to be rescued by firefighters after becoming stranded on this school bus by the floodwaters.
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in north carolina, five people rescued after the floodwaters there surrounded their workplace. and in the west, it is the heat and fires. yosemite national park closing down during peak tourist season because of the fast-spreading fires. more than 3,000 structures in jeopardy. >> strictly for visitor safety we have to close the roads. >> reporter: evacuees are being told get out while they still can. this is the scene of one of those water rescues, this minivan overnight thought it could get through the deep waters, but it didn't make it. tow truck just arrived to get it out of here. the road just has been re-opened. look behind me. you can see how much water, nearly 14 inches in parts of maryland, george. it's raining, another day of rain on the forecast, which is why the flood watches remain in effect. >> just a soaking. david, thanks very much. we move on to the latest on the deadly trader joe's standoff. newly released footage shows the high-speed chase and gun battle that ended with a store employee dead. police now say she was killed in
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the crossfire by a police bullet. abc's kayna whitworth has the story. >> reporter: this morning, just released police video showing the dramatic chase leading to that deadly confrontation at a los angeles trader joe's. the suspect, gene atkins, seen allegedly shooting at these officers through the back window of his vehicle. >> shots fired. broadcast. >> reporter: gunfire erupting as he runs out of the crashed car. firing at officers. >> hey, shots fired. get down! >> reporter: the officers returning fire, yelling at bystanders to take cover as they run behind a cement wall. >> hey, get away! get away from the window! >> reporter: now the lapd revealing that the store manager, melyda corado, was accidentally shot and killed by a bullet fired from one of the officer's guns as she ran to the front of the store. >> like not even three seconds later she's running back in the store with her hands up, just,
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run, run, run! and she just collapsed and that's when the gunman turned around and told one of the employees pick her up and take her outside but don't come back. >> i just remind you as you watch this of the tragedy that unfolded in those moments and two yog ficers' sitions d k you yo court tuesday charged with over 30 counts including one count of murder and six counts of attempted murder. he is being held on $18.7 million bail. the suspect's family saying he has a history of mental illness. >> we just never expected anything like this to happen and if i would have seen any signs before, i would have definitely got him evaluated and this situation, you know, could have been avoided. >> reporter: he did not enter a plea in court but will appear again later next month. trader joe's telling us the
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store in silver lake will remain closed until further notice. george. >> okay, kayna, thanks very much. cecilia. now to ivanka trump, the first daughter, is shutting down her namesake fashion brand saying she will focus on her work in washington. abc's chief business correspondent rebecca jarvis is here and, rebecca, it seemshe the brand had become a lightning rod for controversy. a number of retailers including nordstrom had stopped selling the product over the last 18 months, and sales were falling. 17 months after walking away from her lifestyle brand famous for its moderately priced shoes, handbags, clothing and more -- >> we have everything from coats to beautiful weekends to incredible knits that have been so popular. >> reporter: ivanka trump announcing tuesday the company is officially shutting down, writing in a statement, i do not know when or if i will ever return to the business. but i do know that my focus for the foreseeable future will be the work i'm doing here in washington. sources telling abc news the
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first daughter had been considering shuttering the brand for some time. possible conflicts of interest with her work in the white house preventing the company from growing. according to independent online sale tracker, sales of her merchandise dropped about 55% over the past year. >> when you look at the trend of ivanka's sales, it looks like a political rorschach chart that just tracks the strength of people's feelings both for and against donald trump. >> reporter: the company says it is honoring commitments to partners who will continue to produce and sell product through the end of licensing agreements. ivanka trump branded products will be sold at lord & taylor, dis, zapand amazon as well as bloomingdale's among others until that time is up. >> wasn't surprised to see this happen given how poorly it was doing in sales. thanks, rebecca. we go now to ginger where the georgia aquarium in atlanta where the flooding in the east,
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ginger. >> yes, that flooding in the east. obviously a great forecast for a shark dive te thtropic me squeezing against the cold front, another 2 to even 5 inches of rain in the next 24 hours. that's why you have a flash flood watch from south carolina and north carolina there up through western new york. there was almost 14 inches of rain in maryland alone, guys. high risk for flooding, especially west of scranton. all that brought to you by rainy cities and sensodyne pronamel toothpaste.
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latest on demi lovato. the superstar singer hospitalized after a suspected drug overdose now surrounded by her family. her condition this morning as messages of support pour in from all around the world. her condition, this morning, as messages of support pour in from all around the world. family, he morning, as messages of support pour in from all around the world.
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>> alexis, thank you. meteorologis
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now your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> stepping outside, temperatures about the same as they have been all week. mid-50s to some mid-60s out there and 70s up in our higher evaluations. just watch out for some of the patchy fog as you get near the bay. it's going to be gusty everywhere this afternoon if you're on the water. here's a look at our most dangerous temperatures up in the lake county and also mendocino counties, up to 110 degrees, not only today, but also tomorrow. my accuweather seven-day forecast, the heat will get even hotter today inland while the rest of us are saved by the sea breeze. comfortable temperatures, 60s, 70s, and 80s by saturday and " singer dem lovato rushed to the hospital after a suspected drug overdose. the latest on her condition this morning. we will also have an abc 7 news
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nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea.♪ try new pepto with ultra coating. back here on "gma," who is that? >> you know who it is. >> the one and only ginger zee. you're right about that, george. she knows no fear taking a practice dive with whale sharks. now, imagine this, they can grow to be 40 feet long, weigh up to 20 tons, can live to be 130 years old and ginger is getting up close and personal with them >> let's be clear about one thing. there is no such thing as a practice with a whale shark. it's all real. it's all live. >> that's true, yeah. we have a lot of headlines this morning. the first one, abc news obtained secret recording between candidate donald trump and michael cohen. they're talking about payment for a "playboy" model's story about her affair with donald trump.
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cohen's lawyer told us this morning told us the tape proves that president trump has laid about the entire case. and this morning in northern california the suspect in that fatal stabbing on a train platform is now in custody, due this court this morning. john cowell a recent prison parolee is charged with first gg 18-year-old nia wilson and wounding her sister. police have not yet revealed the motive for the attack. and take a look at this. what would you do if you discovered a mountain lion taking a nap in your living room? so, that happened to a woman in ashland, oregon. the mountain lion wandered through the back door. what you hear there, that is her playing the drums to get the mountain lion out, and apparently it works. so note to self, if you ever encounter a mountain lion, i hope you have a drum with you. >> she said it took like a six-hour nap. she played the music to get him up. >> it was comfy back there. didn't want to leave. we turn to superstar demi lovato recovering this morning
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after a suspected drug overdose in the hospital surrounded by family and friends as c'lis hereith more.s share their what do we know about the latest of demi's condition, linsey? >> reporter: she is said to be in stable condition in the ense m yesterday as g awake and reports came in about a suspected drug overdose. her drug addiction is something that she often talks about and is the subject of several of her songs. ♪ baby i'm sorry, i'm not sorry ♪ >> she's known for her chart topping hits. ♪ don't want to break your heart ♪ ♪ want to give your heart a break ♪ >> reporter: and some of summer's biggest pop anthems. ♪ cool for the summer >> reporter: but this morning demi lovato is recovering from a suspected drug overdose in a los angeles hospital. >> ems 11, following with engine 97. already on the scene, unconscious. >> reporter: tuesday morning the los angeles fire department responded to a medical emergency at the singer's residence. lovato's representative tells abc news overnight demi is awake and with her family who want to express thanks to everyone for
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their love, prayers and support. >> insiders and people close to demi lovato and the situation say that things have kind of been a mess for awhile. that she had separated from somt had acal been responsible ♪ i'm so sorry i'm not sober >> reporter: in the lyrics of her latest single "sober," she seemingly admits to a relapse in june. ♪ i'm sorry for the fans i lost ♪ ♪ i want to be a role model, but -- ♪ >> reporter: the same song she forgot the lyrics to two days prior to her hospitalization. ♪ ♪ sorry that i'm here again [bleep], i forgot the words. >> reporter: the 25-year-old's
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emotional track comes just three months after she wrote this celebratory post on instagram. today is a very special day for me. i'm officially celebrating six years of sobriety. >> the last time i did an interview this long i was on cocaine. >> reporter: and in 2017, lovato openly discussed her personal story in the documentary "simply complicated" talking about the first time she relapsed in 2011. >> i wasn't ready to get sober. nobody knew. i went on, like, a bender of two months where i was using daily. >> reporter: earlier this year with her mother by her side, the pop star spoke to michael about using her sobriety to help others. >> one of the reasons why i stayed sober is because i want people to know it is possible for you to get help and to recover. it's something that's very important that people know that you're able to ask for help these days and people will help you. >> reporter: overnight an outpouring of support from fellow entertainers and friends, ariana grande writing, i love you.
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ant. we all know how strong you are, demi. lovato was scheduled to perform this friday in atlantic city but that concert has now been canceled. her representative also says that some of the information being reported is incorrect and that the family is asking for privacy, not speculation. they say her health and recovery is most important right now. robin. >> it truly is. all right, linsey, thank you very much. joining us now is dr. drew pinsky, of course, an addiction expert and host of "dr. drew midday live" on knbc radio. always good to see you. >> good morning, robin. >> looking for your perspective on this. what did you think when you first heard? >> interesting to hear the family say the speculation is probably inaccurate. the first thing i thought there was a report of heroin and i thought that did not make sense to me. she's not had that history with heroin. she has had opiates, but not heroin. i didn't buy that, number one. we know she was unconscious, given narcan which is what the fire department does when they come upon an unconscious person. she is an addict and i thought the second thought i had was what a lovely person.
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i mean, we all have known her. she is this unbelievably dear person and she, indeed, needs our prayers and respect and then my next thought was, this is drug addiction. it's a chronic illness marked by relapses. this happens. nothing wrong with this. this is just part of the course of her illness and it's chronic and she'll get better. she will get well again. this idea, robin, that people have that it's something sort of one and done, you go and get treated for 30 days like a car wash and magically get well, nothing further could be from the truth. >> not uncommon six years sober and as i was saying when we took the break i've had cancer, i get cancer again. no one blames me or looks at me and points if you relapse with cancer but with this, there's finger-pointing. >> it's weird. as though it's a volitional thing or it's a weakness or something which is absolutely bizarre and deadly disease just like cancer. people have to remember that. if you have an opiate addiction you're more likely to die from that than most cancers. it's a serious illness, but on average it takes multiple years and multiple treatments to get one year of sobriety.
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just to get one year. so the fact that she had six years, she has been doing -- she is way ahead of the curve already. i am certain she'll get back into the game. she'll get back into her sobriety and she will be fine. there may be other relapses ahead. that doesn't mean anything. that means she has addiction. and by the way she has multiple psychiatric conditions, right? >> bipolar. >> eating disorder that makes it more complicated. the other thing that her case sort of points out, even once you treat the addiction, then you have got to deal with some of the underlying stuff there. she has trauma, mood disorder and can't deal with any of that until your sobriety is well established. >> what do you say not only to demi and her family but others who go through relapse, what do they need to do to regain that sobriety? >> bottom line, get back into the program, everybody, family in al-anon, back to the mutual aid societies and team of mental health professionals and get it going again. don't back off. don't cave. people we lose are the ones that drift away from their treatment team and get deeply into their drug addiction. just get back into the process. this is just how it goes.
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then you look at what was going on that might have predisposed this so next time you're aware of these things. >> you said something so correct. we lovhe b so outspoken. >> so dear. so dear. she remains in my opinion, just this paragon of an example for other people struggling with this addiction. i'm sure she feels shame and guilt and all this stuff, no place here. she continues to be somebody that other people with these conditions can look to for inspiration. >> thank you for that, dr. drew. appreciate that. george? thank you, guys. coming up, you may have heard of juuling, the e-cigarette exploding in popularity with tweens but the company is accused of trying to get kids addict the. we'll tell you about a new lawsuit this morning. is it to carry cargo... or to carry on a legacy? its show of strength... or its sign of intelligence? in crossing harsh terrain... or breaking new ground? this is the time to get an exceptional offer on the mercedes of your midsummer dreams
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america's largest e-cigarette maker is under fire this morning. one state investigating whether juul markets to teenagers after the company of trying to hook teens. paula faris here with the latest. good morning, paula. >> reporter: good morning, george. it's meant to help adult smokers quit but teens are being enticed by the cool factor. the flavors, it's sleek, slim, hold it in the palm of your hand and with flavors like fruit medley and cool mint it's no surprise teens are getting caught juuling in school bathrooms, libraries, even under their classroom desks. >> i've seen kids juul in class. >> reporter: juuling is named after this trendy vape pen which is exploding in popularity, particularly among teens. >> kids are going to the bathroom, smoking it in stalls. >> reporter: this morning the company behind that pen is in
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hot water. >> they're engaged in an effort to get kids addicted, to get them hooked so that they will have customers. >> reporter: the massachusetts attorney general tuesday says juul labs is failing to prevent minors from buying its products. she's announcing her office will investigate, and since april, at least three lawsuits have been filed. one citing ads like these from 2015, arguing they sell, quote, sophistication, sexual attractiveness, thinness and popularity. the latest is from a mom in new york on behalf of her unnamed 15-year-old son. >> he entered a school where juul use was endemic and as a result, he ended up trying juuling and ending up very quickly completely addicted. >> reporter: vaping is seen in popular online tutorials like this. >> over 3 million things you'll need. >> reporter: it works by heating up liquid nicotine that users inhale.
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one study in 2016 found that e-cigarette use increased by 900% among american high schoolers from 2011 to 2015. freshman margarita fraraayflors enticed her to use. >> since i was exposed to fruit obviously and mango and mint, that i just thought it was okay. >> reporter: she told abc news in june she's been juuling for about one year and she started in eighth grade. juul labs which has seen its sales skyrocket nearly 800% just in the past year tells abc news they actively work to keep their product from being sold to minors, and their product is designed exclusively for adults giving smokers a safer way to quit and that no young person or nonsmoker should ever try juul, adding they are investing $30 million to independent research, youth and parent education and community engagement. now, this is a stunning statistic, young people need to
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know there is nicotine in this. according to a recent study 63% of those ages 15 to 24 had no idea, but you saw those juul pods. there is as much nicotine in one pod as there is in a pack of cigarettes. >>hat is and vaping -- it's said to be safer for adults trying to break their smoking habit just due to the carcinogens but no e-cigarette on the market is safe for teens. their brains are still developing and the nicotine is so addictive and so much research has shown using e-cigarettes is a gateway to smoking. >> great information. >> thank you. coming up, are you the lucky winner? we have a picture. there it is, the store where that lucky mega millions ticket was sold. we'll tell you where it and, is how many more winners might be out there this morning. t be out there this morning. morning. the laughing cow cheese is the perfect snack, no matter how you snack. ♪ it's spreadable... ♪
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and we are back with that met. just one winning ticket sold for that $522 million prize at this store in california. let's show you those numbers again if you haven't checked your ticket this morning. >> right. >> 19, 2, 4, 1, 29 with a mega ball of 20. abc's gio benitez joins us with more. gio, since you are at work i assume you're not one of the winners. >> reporter: not one of the winners. but you know what, i would be here anyway, cecilia. listen, one person, you're talking about one person with that $522 million jackpot. $308 million if they take that cash payout. now we don't know would won it
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but we know who they bought it and it was over in california, san jose, california, over at ernie's liquors and this is the fifth largest jackpot in mega millions history. now lottery officials say the odds of winninkpot are 1 in nearly 303 million. it just underscores how lucky that person is. >> lucky, indeed but there are other lucky people out there. not just this one mega ticket holder. >> reporter: oh, yeah. about 3 million people. in fact, more than 3 million winning tickets are out there right now with prizes ranging from $2 to $1 million, so check that right now. i checked it. didn't happen. >> sorry, gio. >> i'm always on the lower end. i won $2. >> it's something. >> we'll be right back. (vo) i was born during the winter of '77. i first met james in 5th grade. we got married after college. and had twin boys. but then one night, a truck didn't stop.
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good morning. south bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> hi. good morning. i'm jessica castro from abc 7 mornings. let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco for that forecast. hi, mike. >> hi, jessica. hi, everybody. we still do have a little bit of cloud cover out there, but it's starting to lift rather quickly today, leading us to reveal some poor conditions at our beaches once again and small craft advisory this afternoon on the bay. but if you're going to be out in the water, wear the sunscreen. 63 at half moon bay to nearly 100 in antioch. we'll definitely get to the 100s in ukiah and lake potter. so it's going to get even hotter inland today. we'll taper back to more comfortable temperatures, but we'll have to wait until the weekend. good morning, alexis. >> good morning, mike. we're looking at a pretty stacked up bay bridge toll plaza here. some meter lights are on and no major problems once you make it past those into san francisco. some better news here in the eastbound. southbound 680, a crash at stone valley and alamo has cleared,
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. the secret recording revealed. abc news obtains that conversation between candidate donald trump and michael cohen talking about payment for a "playboy" model's story about her affair with donald trump. what michael cohen's lawyer is saying only on "gma" this after sufferin apparent overdose. the star now recovering surrounded by her family. the very latest on her condition and how to treat addiction. dr. jen ashton is here live. serena williams' new battle fighting back claiming she's being discriminated against with random drug tests. what she's saying this morning. ♪ talk to me baby swimming with the sharks. ginger is diving right in getting up close with whale sharks. taking shark week to the extreme.
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live under water only on "gma." plus, get ready. the star of the hit show "power," omari hardwick is here >> good morning, america. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ thunder nice deep pipes there. let's see. henry cavill yesterday. omari today. i know we had angela bassett on monday. real star power on "gma." >> it's only wednesday. >> it's only wednesday. omari hardwick. can't wait to talk to him a little later. speaking of star power, our ginger zee is taking shark week to the extreme this morning, take a look. there she is right now taking the plunge with one of the biggest animals on the planet, the whale shark. they can be up to 40 feet long and weigh as much as 20 tons. we will check in with ginger coming up. >> she doesn't look scared at all. >> not at all. we'll begin with breaking news.
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abc news obtained the recording of donald trump speaking to his lawyer, michael cohen, about buying the rights to his story of a "playboy" model who claimed she had an affair with him. this tape contradicts trump's claim he didn't know anything about it. pierre thomas is here with the latest. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, george. the debate over the tape. the conversation was secretly recorded by cohen, trump apparently completely unaware. let's listen to a critical part of the tape that's in dispute with cohen and trump seemingly discussing the purchase of a story of a former "playboy" model who claims she had an affair with trump. >> i spoke -- and when it comes time for the financing -- >> listen. what financing? >> we'll have to pay. >> pay cash? >> no, no, no, no. i got -- no, no, no. >> reporter: we just heard cohen's attorney say that trump's mentioning of cash sounds like someone planning to commit crimes. >> but we know that trump used the word cash and people who use
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cash, rudy giuliani knows when he was a u.s. attorney, are either drug dealers or mobsters and that's the word, cash. >> reporter: but trump's attorney rudy giuliani is pushing back hard saying that trump did everything by the book and nothing illegal, that he wanted the transaction to be handled by check so it could be documented. this fight appears far from over, george. >> that is for sure. okay, pierre, thanks very much. robin? george, now to that severe weather outbreak. flash flooding across the country and flood watches and warnings right now up the east coast. so let's go back to david kerley there in baltimore, maryland, where there were water rescues overnight. good morning again, david. >> reporter: good morning, robin. this is the problem, all this water, floodwater standing, not receding that quickly and more rain is on the way. this has been a storm that's been sitting there like a fire hose pumping water up the northeast and the mid-atlantic for the past five days. nearly 14 inches in parts of maryland over the past five days. water rescues in north carolina overnight, and it has become deadly. there was a woman who was washed away by flash floods.
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her body found overnight in pennsylvania. more rain is in the forecast for today, an inch or two. this may be the last day but this is the problem, robin. got to get rid of all this water as the new water comes. >> that's the truth. thank you very much, david. robin, we have got an important consumer alert to tell you about. a popular snack food being recalled this morning. 7,000 cases of taco bell salsa con queso mild cheese dip have been voluntarily recalled because of a fear of botulism. a potentially life-threatening illness. here's how you can tell if you have this product at home. the glass jars in question are 15 ounces and use by dates, that you need to be on the lookout for, december 27th, 2018 to january 23rd, 2019. taco bell's parent company kraft heinz says if you have those dates do not eat the dip even if it doesn't look or smell spoiled. the company says there have been no consumer complaints -- there have been consumer complaints
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or illnesses so far, none of those. exchanges or full refund as valuable at the store where the product was purchased. in a statement kraft heinz said we deeply regret the situation and apologize to any consumers we have disappointed. good to be on the lookout for that. >> keep an eye out. coming up, more on demi lovato. she's been hospitalized after an apparent overdose. dr. ashton here with more why people often relapse. how to treat addiction. are you trying to land your dream internship? how to use your linkedin profile to make connections. lara, i know who you have upstairs. >> i just got him, robin. omar i hardwick. the deep pipes, great guy and a great audience. come on back. "gma." >> we will be right back. >> yes. [ applause ] turns out things aren't always nor arthroin. turoklluseshings aren't always nor but look out... . but there's a party going on back here. kinda misleading, isn't it? well, at carmax, you don't have to worry about being misled.
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[ applause ] okay, you saw that. welcome back to "gma." this wonderful wednesday audience that we have. [ applause ] it's wednesday, tomorrow thursday, that means tory johnson is going to be here. great "deals & steals" tomorrow. smart solutions to everyday problems and you don't want to miss that. there's no problem when lara spencer is here with "pop news." [ applause ] good morning to you all. we begin with actress brigitte nielsen. she made news as you might remember this past spring when she announced she was pregnant with her fifth child at age 54. and now a month after giving birth to the little baby girl she says she had always dreamed of having she opened up to
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"people" magazine about her struggle with fertility and life with a 5-week-old when she herself is in her fifth decade of life. she just celebrated her 55th birthday and says she'll be a different kind of mom than she is to her four sons. the eldest of whom is 35 years old. >> my gosh. >> with little freida as she's calling her nielsen says i will be more capable, less frustrated and not at all afraid. the latest issue of "people" magazine and that story out this friday. [ applause ] she'll be able to take it all in a lot more and enjoy those little moments that make you very nervous the first time around so congrats to her. selena gomez is in the news. scoring a bonus birthday present for herself, the pop star posting a series of pictures on instagram while she was celebrating her 26th birthday in italy over the weekend, and breaking a record while doing it. gomez now the fastest user to get a million likes on instagran
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twin lis 2 nearly 8 mil it only took selena 13 minutes to land over a million likes for her birthday post, now it has over 8 million and counting fast. it also does not hurt, fonsi, that selena is already the most followed person on instagram, guys, with more than 139 million followers. >> i didn't know that. [ applause ] >> fonsi, thank you for clapping throughout that pod. you were very interested. hey, happy birthday to jennifer lopez. j. lo. [ applause ] j. lo celebrating her 49th birthday on tuesday. what better way to ring in another year than with a little family time in the sun. she and alex rodriguez documenting some of their vacation with her twins, his daughters, getting a little r&r together at an undisclosed beach
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spot, showing her 10ear-d cutefiwithaugher into e emmy and rodriguez's girls and seems like one big happy blended family. a-rod sharing a bunch of pictures of them together and writing, for someone who has been about giving everything she has 365 days a year, to our children and families and to the world, i hope today we can all give you the happiness you deserve. i love you mucho macha 13. i guess that's some secret thing. happy birthday, j. lo. [ applause ] finally, a little science news here in "pop news." yeah, good news for guys who like to -- well, this is for guys who dress casual. you're always dressed so nicely, but if you like to keep it casual in the office, according to a study published in "the medical journal," neckties could be bad for your productivity. the reason, i'm sure you can guess, they reduce blood flow to
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the brain. >> george, loosen that tie.ens h jen, this is -- "pop news" is science. don't give me that, jen. blood flow to the brain. the study finding a windsor knot could interrupt as much as 7.5% of your cerebral blood flow. >> don't look at jen again. please don't look -- >> she's laughing hysterically. the journal goes on to describe ties as, quote, socially desirable strangulation. listen, guys, i'm here for you. if you're looking for an excuse to ditch your ties, you have science on your side. drop the mike. [ applause ] that's "pop news." that wasn't even supposed to be funny. it's not a good sign when jen is laughing. >> not at all. always a good sign when you're here. >> thank you. >> thank you. we turn now to our "gma" cover story, the reason that jen is here. as we have been talking about,
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demi lovato is recovering this morning, hospitalized after an apparent overdose. drug overdoses are becoming an increasing problem here in the u.s. claiming the lives of more than 63,000 people in 2016 and, jen, this is just -- it's not uncommon. >> that's right. and this is on our national radar, medically, socially, because it is so common, but we have to remember that relapse is really not the exception. it's so common it's almost the rule. we know that people battling addiction, living with addiction about 40% to 60% of them will have at least one relapse and i think the key here is that we need to think of this like what it is, a medical condition. if we have a patient with diabetes and their blood sugar is well controlled for a long time and then all of a sudden becomes poorly controlled we don't kick them out of the office and say forget it. you're doomed. that's what we do in medicine. this is a marathon, not a sprint. when you hear about things like a relapse, yes, it's sad. yes, it's scary, but it doesn't mean that successful treatment long-term is not possible.
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>> what do we know medically about addiction? >> we don't know a lot. we do know some things like many things in medicine there is a genetic or familial predisposition. if you have it in your family you're more likely to be affected by it. it's not your destiny, but it can be more common, and we know a fair amount about the changes that go on in the brain in people who battle addiction whether it's a substance or whether it's a behavior. there's a reward center in the brain that releases these chemicals when exposed to that substance. people who become dependent and addicted need more and more of that substance to trigger the same feeling and that's when you can get into trouble with a lethal overdose, whether it's accidental or intentional. your brain just needs more and more of the same thing. >> remind us of the treatment options. >> more treatment options than ever and that has to be the message when we hear tragic or scary stories whether outpatient therapy or impatient more intensive rehab, psychotherapy,
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medication. there are complimentary therapies. it'sot o size fits all. it's about finding what works for the individual and sticking it out long-term. this is something that people have to deal with every single day like having brown eyes. >> can we reaffirm that because or reconfirm that because there's so many people when -- if it's any other illness as you said, you used diabetes as an example, that it's not them not having willpower. >> no. >> or anything like that. >> i have not met any patient battling addiction in my medical career, and every doctor will see them, not just addiction specialists, who wants to be addicted. so this is something that has nothing to do with commitment, dedication, willpower, a drive to recover or heal. this is something that is medically inside them. it's no different than cancer, diabetes, so they need our medical support. they need our social support. >> all right. jen, thanks so much. cecilia. thanks, robin. we turn to serena williams. she's blasting the u.s. anti-doping agency. the 23-time grand slam winner
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tweeting that she was being drug tested yet again and she's accusing the agency of discrimination. abc's diane macedo is here with more. good morning. >> reporter: cecilia, good morning. serena williams has had more than enough, apparently. after it was revealed she's been drug tested more than any other american tennis player williams posted on twitter that she's been randomly tested again. now she's questioning just how random these tests really are. she's one of the top tennis players in the world. and this morning, serena williams is taking aim at the u.s. anti-doping agency, accusing officials of discrimination. williams writes on twitter, and it's that time of day to get randomly drug tested and only test serena. out of all the players it's been proven i'm the one getting tested the most. discrimination? i think so. at least i'll be keeping the sport clean. #staypositive. the 23-time grand slam champion has been at odds with tennis' regulating body over the last few months speaking out at wimbledon over the number of times she's asked to give a sample for drug testing.
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>> i do know i'm always tested and i'm always getting tested. all the time. i didn't realize it was such a discrepancy with me as well as against the other players that they listed. it would be impossible for me not to feel some kind of way about that. >> reporter: just last month she says a doping control officer showed up to her florida home 12 hours before a scheduled appointment. when she wasn't there, it was designated a missed test. >> i was like, well, i'm totally not in the area because my hour actually a long time from now so completely so far away. >> reporter: williams says she's having ongoing conversations with the usada on the matter, including the ratio of the tests including her and other players on the tour. so far this year, she has been tested twice as many times as any other player, despite never having tested positive for a banned substance. >> i have played over 20 years, and i have always been extremely honest, and that's one thing i take pride on, especially having a daughter and having a kid. i'm never going to be able to look my kid in the eye and say
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mom cheated or mom did something like that. that is totally irresponsible. if you're going to beat me, you're going to beat me and i'll congratulate you but i'm never ever going to take advantage and try to have an advantage over someone else. that's not who i am and it'll never be who i am. >> reporter: overnight williams posted again on twitter writing she's ready to do whatever it takes to have a clean sport. we did reach out to the anti-doping agency and women's tennis association for comment but we haven't heard back yet, cecilia. >> she really is a great role model. >> her big thing isn't the number of tests but wants everybody to be treated equally. >> thanks, diane. let's go to ginger now who is under water at the georgia aquarium in atlanta, georgia. i just realized i was smiling, but you can't see me. this is usually the time of the show where we do your "gma" moment and your "gma" moment actually comes from right here at the georgia aquarium. the 6.3 million gallon tank that i'm in with these huge beasts. look at that guy.
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that's a whale shark and a whale shark doesn't want to eat me but i have to show you video from yesterday during our rehearsal. there are six species of sharks and manta rays in there. a manta ray came right at me, took my mask off. the guys that work here said they have never seen this happen before. they had to do a safety regulator in my mouth and had to do a safety up to the top of the ocean -- top of the tank. i've seen dange these ys are the pros and these guys is the place where you'll learn so much more about the whale shark. this mysterious beast we have so much more coming up about. for now, though, i'll leave you. this is our first "gma" moment
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smiling through all that. we turn to our new series ready to launch. tomorrow is national intern day and we have tips to help you break into the industry of your dreams. our chief business correspondent rebecca jarvis back with all that. you went to lincoln headquarters. >> reporter: you know all about this, george. it's all about getting your foot in the door, but how do you make it into the room where it happens when you don't know anyone inside? we have the answers. it's the age old question, how do break into an industry when you don't have experience or connections. >> how difficult is it to find an internship? >> oh, it's absolutely miserable. >> i think intimidating is the
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best word. it's really intimidating. >> reporter: meet isabel and miranda hoping to land their dream internships. you want to break into an entirely new industry. >> i spent most of my time previously interning for law firms or doing things in a sector that now i have no interest in so it kind of left me with a question of how do i enter film if i don't know anyone in film? >> it's very hard for me to break into several industries that i'm trying to break into. >> why is it difficult to break into those industries? >> i don't have any connections and then since i don't have prior experience within those fields, i can't put that on my resume as well. >> reporter: so we brought in linkedin career expert, blair decembrele. she's going to give them a profile makeover and some much needed advice. >> i think a lot of people look at internships like who do my parents know, who do my friends' parents know. what do you do if you're not connected? >> find ways to make those connections. one, tap your career center at your college or university.
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reach out to people that have the type of roles that you might be interested in one day and just do an informational interview with them. >> reporter: miranda is looking for an internship in the film industry but potential employers might not know that. >> you need to take advantage of the headline and the summary. the headline is prime real estate. it's an opportunity for you to demonstrate what you're looking for. additionally, your summary, think about that as your elevator pitch. >> reporter: linkedin recommends a summary having at least 40 words to attract hiring managers. >> it's a great way to demonstrate and summarize who you are as a professional and who you want to be and what experience you have. >> reporter: now for isabel's profile. she's missing a few key details. >> you have incredible experience. but what you need to do is tell people what you did at these roles. demonstrate what experience that you have because likely it is relevant to the other roles. >> reporter: and one more very valuable tip from linkedin.
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adding a picture to your profile, a photo of yourself, gets you about nine times more connection requests, so it really does pay to add that picture. >> good to know. we'll bring in our audience. you have your clickers. right? we'll start out with a true/false question. most internships lead to a job offer. true or false? >> what do we think, guys? okay, true. i'm impressed. they are right. they have faith and they do, yes. 59% of the time an internship leads to a full-time job offer, but there are some really important things you can do while you're on that job over the summer or whenever you're doing your internship, george. to really set yourself apart now. nobody expects you to know when you come into a job to know everything. but what they would like is a strong work ethic, proactive, eager, how can i help you? that's a big component and second of all, really taking advantage of once you're in the building, getting to know lots of people inside, sending those informal e-mail requests, can we have a chat? can we have a coffee? getting to know as many people. >> learn from everyone around you. >> exactly. >> second question. people rarely find a job through networking. is that true or false?
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>> true or false, guys. we're getting a lot of falses. okay, again, our audience is on board. they get it. networking, who you know is so key to this whole process. getting to know people and networking nowadays is a lot different because you can use linkedin, for example, they have a career advice portion of the website where you can get matched with a mentor. >> excellent advice. thanks, rebecca, and thanks to all of you for your participation as well. when we come back, more with ginger live in that tank with some of the biggest sharks on the planet. that tank with some of the biggest sharks on the planet.
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good morning, north bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> and good morning. it's 8:27. i'm reggie aqui from abc 7 mornings. i did not win the lottery, but somewhere out there did and is now $522 million richer this morning. ernie's liquor in san jose sold last night's winning mega millions ticket. and those numbers, in case you somehow missed them, 1, 2, 4, 19, 29, and the megaball is 20. alexis, unless you have a really good poker face, i don't think wow won it. >> see, you'll never know, will you, reggie? until i disappear, right? >> that's right. >> that will be the only sign. here's a look at one of the issues on the roads, westbound 580 around the toll plaza, somehow a dog was running around in the lanes. a lot of folks stopping to try to catch that dog, but it did clear from the board.
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it so looks like that is no longer an issue. and still under a densen gate b. reggie? >> thank yo
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now your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> hey, there. thanks for sticking around and checking out these temperatures, what we've got 55 in san francisco, but already 79 in los gatos and 81 in clear lake. now, if you're going to be out and about, a little bit of fog still around for another hour or so. gusty on the bay during the amp and evening commute. hottest today, we'll start to
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back off those temperatures tomorrow. we'll be back to average by the weekend. weekend. back here on a fantastic audience. i have a question to you, do you want some power? [ applause ] do you feel the power? because we've got the star of that hit show here live, come on out, omari hardwick. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> hey! [ applause ] >> having a good time. hmm, hmm. >> hey, robin. >> omari. [ applause ] peace. . >> you give good hugs. i got to say, good, good, good hugs. >> you know what happens is they say you only get one opportunity to make a first impression and
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you only get one opportunity to make a first hug. >> that's right. so make it a good one. >> this is probably my 30th hug on robin. >> it always feels like the first time. >> yeah. >> the last time you were here, your precious baby girl was here. she's 5 years old. >> nova. does she call your co-star uncle fifty. >> yeah, she usually wakes up with a go, shorty, it's your birthday. every day it's your birthday. she'll be 6 in november. she is a scorpitaris. >> i am. i'm on the cusp. >> she is your mate, she's november 2 9/. >> how about brave, your son. >> we call him buffalo. >> you call him what? >> buffalo. >> you were reading to buffalo. >> i was. he likes batman, considers me to be robin. go figure.
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i'm like, robin ain't that cool. >> hey, wait a minute. >> this robin. this robin is cool. this robin is cool. >> that's cool. >> so, yeah, brave is interested in superheroes like pose kids around his age. he's also interested in jumping from couch to couch. there's good to be about five feet in between. crazy. he's driving his momma absolutely ape. bonkers. >> i know but it's such a beautiful family that you have. >> thank you very much. >> i just really -- >> thank you. >> all right. let's talk about your power family. there's some drama going on. >> season five is crazy. >> isn't it? >> it was so crazy i forgot about season five. the first season i probably needed to be brushed up on like i didn't remember what we flipped when we filmed it. i was like, oh, wow. >> why is that? >> i think because when you think about season four, last time robin and i saw each other we were at the "black panther"
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premiere and we were building season five but coming off season four and all the drama and, of course, the loss of a daughter, right. the thematic template of the show that courtney and curtis put together is that of family, the nucleus, the epicenter of the show and when you have a character or characters lose a daughter if you're talking about joseph, he's losing a niece and then obviously naturi and i are losing a daughter so i think season four was obviously that of i guess reform and him being in jail and trying to figure his life out. >> right. >> come to grips with all this bull crap even though he acts like he's the anti-hero hero. sometimes he's just the anti-hero but season five had to be a little bit more real and more authentic to what happens to a parent when they lose their kid and this guy is unraveling before our own eyes and so it's really interesting to play all the colors of him and to add
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more colors even more colors this year in season five. >> i know. when you thought you saw her after she passed -- i don't want to give away too much. you want to see a little bit of "power" so we understand what we are tea talking about? here it is. [ applause ] >> it's complicated. really irrelevant. what's important is i want to give you the life i never had, son, the childhood i never had. i want to protect you from the things that nobody protected me from. [ applause ] >> hugely popular. the show is hugely popular. why do you think that is? what is it about the show that connects with people so much. >> i think relatability. you know, robin, you can help me. who is the originator of "good morning america." what are the -- who's the one or two persons that originated the show. >> robin roberts. >> yeah. [ applause ] i'm so kidding. >> so, i gave robin a lob and
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she was shaquille o'neal and she slammed it home. it is robin and in reality. >> no, i was just kidding? >> but if reality it's the characters that are on this show and the relatability of you guys. robin roberts specifically battling cancer and winning makes -- [ applause ] makes for a very relatable story and i think "power" is that of relatability. everybody deals with family. number two, on cable for four years now, second to a show that is about dragons so that's not necessarily as relatable. [ laughter ] you can grab us. we're tangible. it's about family and it's about ups and downs and people and everybody has a little devilish side to them even if they don't want to admit it so is easily relatable. ebbs and flow of life. >> you know i'm to david hartmae
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sawyer, all the many but you're right. >> robin and i are both from the south. we call the south the dirty dirty. we come through red clay, man, and we've made it here and i'm proud to be next to robin. >> from the atl. thank you. okay. what's this movie that you're in with tiffany haddish? you could not keep a straight face with her. >> no, i'm laughing her. i call her home room because we would be in the same home room.o hardwi hardwick/had dish. i love her to death. funny, funny, super focused and i think she's going to really, really be an actress, a force and not just of comedic force but of actual weight to what she does in her career. she's been amazing to work with. so tyler perry was at the helm.
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the that's a ct. whoo. >> herculean. and it was pretty amazing and tiffany haddish who was a nut every single day. >> when is it coming out. >> it comes out i think tentatively, i don't want tyler to pop me upside the head but sometime in the fall. >> we want all of y'all back for that. >> oh, man, that would be the bomb. that would be the bomb. [ applause ] say it again. >> invitation extended already. >> thank you, robin. make sure mike's here. the negro keeps leaving me. every single time i show up, mike don't show up. he's scared of me. >> yeah, he is. mike, you scared of me? >> you play a little football. >> i play a little football. >> at georgia. >> see, that's what it is. >> that's what it is. >> omari, you always keep us on our toes. we never know, but so incredibly
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happy for you. >> thank you so much. >> and all your success. may it continue. >> thank you, robin. >> "power" airs sunday nights on starz with a "z." we'll be right back. [ applause ]
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take a look there at ginger zee underwater swimming with those massive sharks at the georgia aquarium in atlanta. that is a 6 million gallon tank.
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four whale sharks are in there. the biggest fish on the planet. ginger, how is it going? >> oh, it's going great, george. look at this beautiful world around me. i'm really a part of their world and the largest whale shark that's ever recorded was 60 feet. so you know these guys are giants. each of their beautiful skins has those spotted beauty. they're different. like human fingerprints. so much to learn about whale sharks but guess what, i'm not the only one that got to learn or be in the tank. mr. wonderful did too from "shark tank." the sharks from "shark tank" are taking the plunge. in a new special for discovery, each business shark is vying for a $50,000 denation for the shark preservation group that they're representing. may the best shark win. kevin o'leary, aka mr. wonderful is all boardroom business, even in an underwater tank at the georgia aquarium. donning a custom wet suit and tie. >> all right.
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nice suit. nice suit. >> all right. i'm ready to go. >> reporter: getting up close with the biggest fish on the planet. >> it's totally peaceful and very quiet. so you see the size of it. >> reporter: the whale shark. as long as 40 feet and weighing in up to 41,000 pounds, this endangered species makes a victoria white look like a guppy and mr. wonderful, well, fish food. >> how are you, buddy? shark meets shark. >> there you go. >> full throttle. >> reporter: real estate mogul barbara corcoran is cruising and competing along the florida coast tagging nurse sharks with scientists from the university of miami. >> well, he's going but he's a lot better looking. >> reporter: the critical data from these sensors will help researchers learn more about the habitats of the underwater predators. >> they're measuring them and taking samples of their blood to see how healthy they are. >> reporter: and maverick shark mark cuban taking it up a notch
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saying aloha to galapagos sharks as he dives in 600 foot waters while learns about the dangers they face with commercial fishing called finning when poachers hunt shark fins for profit. meanwhile, daymond john diving in in the bahamas. >> go big or go home. >> reporter: coming face-to-face with tiger, nurse and lemon sharks. >> the tiger shark reminded me of myself, of course. >> it's about time to go feed some sharks. >> reporter: back to the most exotic location of them all downtown atlanta. mr. wonderful getting a chance to feed and snorkel with the whale shark, the biggest in ocean waters with the most teeth. all 3,000 of them. oh, we just had one of the big whale sharks pass over us. there's so many other species in here. it is such a cool place to be but i have to tell you, "shark discovery, one thing i've earn learned is these guys were
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rescued from a taiwanese fish market so don't think they went and got them to bring them here. they live in this tank so that we can learn about them. they are mysterious beasts in general. there's so much about these to learn, not just about their size, but how they mate, where they mate and we've learned so far, we'll be sharing it with you all throughout the morning. here comes another huge one, guys. all that brought t-mobile. cecilia, back to you. [ applause ] >> you are one brave woman, my friend. thank you, ginger. we are now taking a look at new workout clothes aimed to keep
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you cooler and drier this summer. our becky worley tried t >> reporter: summertime, working out, it's hot so i love the idea of shirts that promise to keep you cool and comfortable, accelerate the removal of moisture from the skin and keep you cool even in the most hot and humid conditions. but these shirts can be price. we picked three. $13, $30 and $70. so let's get sweating. >> come in, ladies. >> oh, my, it is hot. >> it is hot. >> reporter: barry drewit designs a pressure cooker of sim wlags. >> why don't i start on this crazy gizmo? ready? >> yep. >> let's go. >> reporter: cassie, megan and i will work out in this room where the temperature is set to 100 degrees and 32ol we'll first in a regular cotton t-shirt. bike. >> you can do it. >> reporter: cross training and bike again. after 21 minutes the sweat
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collected in our cotton shirts is weighed as a baseline then we cool down and change into the performance shirts. >> what we want to see is how much sweat these shirts team. >> reporter: these should wick away more sweat for evaporation but -- do i feel cooler? not really. i feel hot and sweaty. >> same for my workout partners. >> do you feel dramatically cooler? >> no. >> reporter: get this, i had a little more sweat in the cooling shirt, about 8% more and then megan and cassie's shirts had double the amount of sweat than their cotton shirts. >> did you feel cooler? >> in the beginning i did but then when i got on to the abs and lunges, i felt like i got warmer. >> same for me. i felt a lot bert than the first shirt but i didn't feel that cooling aspect at all. >> reporter: if the performance shirts are supposed to evacuate vap wait moisture better how come they all collected more sweat? we reached out to the parl
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manufacturers. they told "gma" the shirts did what they're designed to do, move the sweat away from the skin and to the outerlaer. lian cotton shirts ric is and w moisture garment f eporaonth t t zo.n't humid room. so to take this into the real world, i work out in t heat. tracy, california, temperature, 85 degrees. with a little breeze the performance shirts do much better than the cotton shirt. this is the least expensive shirt and while i'm not sure i'm any cooler, it's doing a great job of evaporating the sweat. some push-up, lots of brisk walking and i'm definitely sweating. but it seems like it's evaporating really fast. see while stifling humidity may be tough for any shirt to overcome, lighter breathable fabrics can help in the dry heat to keep you from turning into a sweaty mess.
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a huge issue around these technical shirts is price. will you be cooler if you buy something that costs more? well, that wasn't generally our experience but as with all clothing, you're paying for a lot of thing, comfort, style, durability, most of those are subjective and up to the buyer to determine what it's worth so, technical shirt because it's light, comfy, cute and maybe even no pit stains. >> that's a plus, becky. thanks a lot. coming up, max frost performs live. [ applause ] at ikea, we believe your perfect student deserves the perfect room for the perfect price. and... who's there? hey. a boy? you never told your dad and me about any...
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good morning, bay area. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> and good morning. i'm reggie aqui from abc 7 mornings. it's 8:59. meteorologist mike nicco is here with your forecast. hey, mike. >> hi, everybody. sunshine much quicker today and it's really going to affect our inland neighborhoods. even hotter there today. dangerous still a our beaches, though. sneakers and rip currents and on the bay, it's small craft advisory this afternoon. what a spread we have of those 90s and 100s in the north bay and east bay to 60s along the coast and san francisco. my accuweather seven-day forecast, look at those 60s, 30 70s, and only 80s for saturdays and sundays. hey, alexis. >> hey, mike. plenty of slow spots. northbound 880 before hegenberger, we had an earlier crash, that is pushed off to the side, but stop and go out of the san leandro area. and very low visibility including the golden gate bridge
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