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good morning, america. and breaking right now. two american tourists kidnapped from this resort town in egypt. snatched from their car just after leaving the hilton, hotel. their families back home, praying fir their safe return right now. we'll have the latest live from the region. also new this morning. the nation's largest city, set to ban all supersized sugary dri drinks. from restaurants, theaters and stadiums. the battle that has a lot of people up in arms right now. the dramatic moment where cameras rolled from all angles when an 18-year-old college student was struck by this bus, bouncing off the windshield. he walked away with minor injuries. he joins us here today on "gma." and out of control.
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tens of thousands of justin bieber fans, so out of control. an entire country threatened a state of emergency. the superstar rushed away to contain the frenzy. how all of europe is now on alert. wow. you know, justin bieber needed his own version of marine one. >> he did. >> it's incredible. we have a lot more to get to, as well, including the latest on the shocking shootings in seattle. we know more about what happened. six are dead. created a panic all across this easygoing city. and it all played out on live television. >> i can't imagine. we have astonishing video from a happy hour that took a jaw-dropping turn. a pickup truck, veering out of
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control, right into the bar in minnesota. people were pinned against the bar. thankfully, no one was seriously injured. just minor injuries in that bar. >> a miracle. we're going to call this one sex, lies and shopping. one woman is suing neiman marcus. her husband bought her millions of dollars in gifts. she didn't want them. especially when she found out he was buying the gifts from her personal shopper, who was also his girlfriend. >> say that again. he was having an affair with the personal shopper. that's why he was buying the gifts. >> she was getting kickbacks. the gifts won't be taken back by neiman marcus. and she is mad. first, josh elliott has the top stories. >> good morning to all of you. we're going to begin with the two americans kidnapped in egypt. getting new information about what happened. let's get right to alex marquardt in the region right now. good morning to you, alex. >> reporter: good morning, josh. the american embassy in cairo tells us the two men were kidnapped in the lawless sinai
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peninsula. the men were driving north from the resort town of dahab, when they were taken by tribesman. their egyptian driver who was released, said the bedoins want another released. there is an al qaeda presence. we do not believe they are involved in this. we spoke with the father of one of the young men. he asked that we don't release their names. but says they're praying for them. and that the embassy is working hard to secure their release. josh? >> alex marquardt, thank you for that. the other big story this morning, the killing spree in seattle. we are learning more details about the man who went on a killing spree in the streets. abc's neal karlinsky has the latest. >> reporter: police say the shooter was 30-year-old ian stawicki, caught on surveillance cameras with what looks like a gun near his waist. they say his rampage began
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around 11:00 a.m., when he walked into this cafe in the middle of a neighborhood and opened fire. killing four people inside and wounding the chef. he ran out on foot and straight into gloria, a mother of two. police say he killed her just so he could take her mercedes suv as a getaway car. s.w.a.t. teams followed his trail to yet another neighborhood where they say he shot himself. overnight, his father shared these pictures of the alleged gunman with abc news. and told us that his son had problems. that he was happy sometimes but not really. he was kind of disgruntled. the gunman had a relatively minor record that included several assault charges. still no word on a motive, though. and with the killings, the city of seattle has 21 murders this year. matching all of last year, josh, already. >> neal karlinsky in seattle. thank you for that. the ceo of the bank behind facebook's controversial stock
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offering is publicly defending his company's role. morgan stanley ceo, james gorman, said the bank did everything right and should be proud. facebook shares have lost more than a quarter of their value since that ipo. authorities have located the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in zion national park in utah. four people were killed in that crash since taking off from las vegas. it's the second deadly plane crash in that area in less than a week. a rude awakening before happy hour at a bar in minnesota. you saw it at the top of the show. take a look. a pickup truck, blasting through the wall. pinning those patrons against the bar. six people injured. however, stunningly, everyone survived. it remains unclear this morning exactly what happened to the woman behind the wheel who lost control of that truck. again, amazing everybody is okay. >> it really is. all right, josh. thank you. that video, every time. >> it is shocking. >> okay. now, to the scare on the runway at one of the busiest
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airports in the country. a boeing 747, clipping the tail of a regional jet more than twice its size at chicago o'hare airport. no one was hurt. but new questions over whether those taxiways are too crowded. abc's jim avila is in washington with the latest on this. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, robin. if you're one of the high-paid fliers who can't wait to get your seat belt off when you land, maybe you should think twice about that. pilots say the riskiest part of the flight is actually here on the taxiway. an alaska-bound chinese freighter. the monster 747. wider than a football field and nearly as long. heading for the runway, could not squeeze by a tiny computer jet, one-third its size. and stopped just short of its chicago o'hare gate. clipping wing-to-tail. and startling the 18 passengers onboard. >> the front of the airport went to the right like this. you know, itas almost like this. like you were slipping on ice.
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>> reporter: no one was hurt. but it was an alarming sight. >> here you are, in a little, you know, commuter jet. and you look up and you see this huge what i call the bowe, the front end of a 747 400. so. >> reporter: the faa and ntsb are now investigating what went wrong. but clearly, a major problem is those taxiways are crowded. the government reports 55 serious violations of space last year. in fact, many think the runways and taxiways are more dangerous than the air itself. >> what we hear from pilots is that sometimes the most difficult, challenging and complicated part of the flight is dealing with the taxiing on the ground from their point of landing into their gate. >> reporter: the pilot of this airbus 380, the world's largest plane, probably agrees. at new york's jfk last year, his superjumbo jet, spun a delta commuter jet in circles. at logan field in boston, a
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delta 767, clipped the tail section of a smaller regional. no one hurt in any of the three collisions. but there's a reason they tell you to where your seat belt, even after landing. >> just when you think you're home and you're scot-free, something can happen. >> reporter: here's information you might not know. up in the air, the planes are maneuverable. they are autopilots. computers that tell them where other planes are in the air. on the ground, the pilots are on their own. and here's a little-known fact. the pilots don't use their hands on the ground. the steering wheels aren't on the landing gear. the pilots steer with their feet on the ground. >> jim, i did not know that. we're going to get the latest on the john edwards trial, with clues late yesterday that it could finally be winding down after eight days of deliberations. let's bring in our legal analyst, dan abrams, to sort through the clues. the big one came at the end of the day yesterday when the judge sent home the four alternate
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jurors who had been sitting in the courtroom. >> really unusual move. these are alternate jurors who have been told, come to court every day. you can't deliberate. you have to sit by yourselves, not with the rest of the jurors. but you still have to come to court every day just in case something happens. they've been wearing matching colored sweaters, et cetera. seems like they've been having a little bit of fun. now, the judge says, you all can go home. the judge is not saying the case is over. but she is saying, we don't need you in court coming every day. why? what is it that happened that led the judge to say to them, it's okay to go home? does it mean there's a verdict? i don't know. maybe. does it mean that the judge is realizing, this is going to take a long time? and she's thinking it's unfair to keep having them come to court every day? maybe. what i don't think it is a hung jury. if we were at that point, i think the judge would have given something called an allen
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charge, where the judge says go back, try to deliberate and try to reach a jury. >> the judge said this is a healthy jury with few conflicts. on the other hand, she told them to control their words and not separate everything. >> i don't believe -- whether it's a healthy jury, she may be right. whether there's no conflicts, i don't know. there's some conflict going on inside that jury. the judge has had a number of conversations with jurors. a number of conversations with the lawyers about the jury. they're obviously having some issue. and think about it. just the fact it's been this long tells you this is not a jury that is all in unison. that's okay. it doesn't mean it's not healthy. it's healthy for them to debate and discuss, et cetera. will they reach a verdict? >> bottom line, they may be closing in. but not guaranteed? >> absolutely. i don't know what it means. >> okay. very honest. >> yeah. >> thanks, dan. >> you don't know? >> i don't. i go back and forth on this. >> this is what this trial and
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this case is -- >> and the judge isn't being that forthcoming with information. it's tough to know what's happening. >> we'll find out. >> yeah. >> thank you. we're going to turn, now, to the looming ban on all supersized sugary drinks. new york city planning to outlaw big sodas and other sweet drinks of a certain size to curb obesity. it's the first nationwide ban of its kind. abc's richard besser is here with more. this is raising a lot of eyebrows. >> it is. this is big. this is a dramatic measure. the mayor is saying this is about helping people lose weight because more than half of all the people in new york city are obese or overweight. and that number is only growing. if approved, the ban could prevent restaurants, delis, even movie theaters from selling sugar drinks larger than 16 ounces. drinks in cups and bottles would be illegal. larger sizes of water and fruit juice could be sold.
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new york mayor, michael bloomberg told "the new york times," new york city is not about wringing your hands. it's about doing something. he is targeting the drinks because they're empty calories. they cause people to gain weight without helping them feel full. an idea the city has been pushing in public service ads since 2009. >> i think it's a good way to send a message that, you know, he's supporting healthier lifestyles. >> i don't think it's the mayor's job to decide what sort of soft drink that people in manhattan or anywhere in the world, want to buy, for that matter. >> reporter: the proposed ban is just the latest in what many call his war on obesity. since being elected, bloomberg has banned smoking in public places, stopped the use of transfats in city restaurants. and put calorie counts on menus. so, let me show you what this looks like, robin. this is a 16-ounce cup that has 200 calories, 12 1/2 sugar
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cubes. 12 1/2. that's a lot of sugar. the mayor is looking to ban anything above that. here, we have a 43-ounce cup. 24 sugar cubes. that's a lot of sugar. >> when people look at it like this, it dons on them. what do you think? >> if you want to lose weight, one thing to do is to knock out your sodas. 1 20-ounce soda per day, and you cut that out, you could lose 25 pounds a year. you have to cut it out. and i don't think the ban is going to make people want to change their behavior. >> you hit it. at least it's sparking dialogue. >> everyone's talking about it. >> some say it's against the law? >> that's a little far. >> that's where the debate is going to come. now, to stories that have lots of people upset over what's happened to a high school honor student in texas. diane tran is working two jobs to support her family while trying to stay in school. now, she's been sent to jail for missing too many days.
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john schifrin is covering this. and you think, this doesn't seem fair. >> reporter: that's right, george. a lot of people are outraged and saying just that around the world. at the age of 17, tran has responsibilities beyond what many of us has adults. and no real time to even be a teenager. diane tran doesn't look like someone with a criminal record. a high school honor student, she doesn't drink or smoke. >> diane has a work ethic that most kids her age does not have. >> but last week, the 17-year-old found herself behind bars. jailed by a texas judge, not for breaking a law, but for missing too much school. >> the judge has warned me about missing too many days of school. but i just couldn't help it. >> let's get one thing clear. we're not talking about a kid who skips school to go to the beach. this is a young girl who missed school because she did what the human body requires, even for a teenager. and that's sleep. >> reporter: after tran's parents got divorced, tran says she needed to help her family.
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after going to school from 7:00 to 2:00 p.m., the honor student heads to her job, working full-time at a dry cleaners. on the weekends, she helps her friend's mother throw weddings. >> i go home and do homework. but it's hard to do my homework because you get home and so tired from 7:00-to-7:00. >> reporter: but in texas, none of that matters. after ten unexcused absences, students are sent to court. a judge gave tran a warning. when she was late again, he charged her contempt, fined her $100 and sent her to jail. >> if you let one of them run loose, what are you going to do with the rest of them? let them go, too? a little stay in a jail for one night, it's not a death sentence. >> reporter: this website, asking for donations for tran, has made more than $100,000. but in a sign of the type of person tran is, she says, she doesn't want the money. >> i want to donate the money to
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someone who really needs it. >> reporter: and tran's attorney now tells us late wednesday, he met with the judge and convinced him to reverse the decision, dropping the contempt charge. the lawyer is confident that her record will soon be cleared. >> thank goodness for that. now, turning to 6-year-old spelling star, lori anne madison. the youngest person ever to compete in the scripps national spelling bee. josh is back. he has all the details. >> she had everybody hanging on every letter. breezing through the first round with a word that would stump all of us. but how about the second round? take a look. as 6-year-old lori anne madison stepped into the spotlight wednesday. >> hi, lori anne. >> hi. >> reporter: this youngest speller was to grace the stage at the 85th annual scripps national spelling by. her first word --
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>> dirigible. d-i-r-i-g-i-b-l-e, dirigible. >> reporter: she nailed it. rousing applause and a high-five for this homeschooled virginian, who, from that moment, stole the show. >> slobberhannes. any help back here? >> you can't spell it? >> i think it's a joke. >> it's a joke? girl thinks i'm a joke. >> reporter: then, round three of the one word standing between lori anne and the coveted spot in today's semis. ingluvi ingluvies.
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>> reporter: as lori anne returned to her seat, you could read the disappointment on her face. still, from lori anne, tuesday wasn't about winning or losing. like any true athlete, its was about the love of the game. >> i like spelling words in general, even if i don't win. i have eight more years to compete and try to win the national spelling bee. so, i have a lot of years. >> i have her as a seven-time champ. who are we kidding? >> that's so close. >> but her precious face. >> they were mean. at the national spelling bee. >> the biggest aw, i heard was from sam. >> you know she thought she had it right. you could see it on her face. we're going to talk about the tropical season. let me show you pictures out of north carolina. 67 homes damaged, 5 destroyed. as the tropical system "b," the "b" system pulled away, it may have been the worst damage from that system in the thunderstorms that it kicked up and the
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tornado that it dropped in that area. that happens with tropical systems. from nashville to memphis, this is where it's likely we'll see a tornado in the line of strong to severe storms. keep up with that, from austin, shreveport, into nashville. there's a lot of cool air dropping in the great lakes today. we'll go over that for you in the next half hour. >> bright sunshine of the entire region. beautiful and perfect thursday.
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a little on the warm side. 83, but a comfortable 83 because of the lower humidity. currently 70 in the district. 61 in winchester. cooler off the valley. 57 in cumberland. northerly breeze. of the afternoon >> all of america's weather in the next half hour. robin? george? josh? >> thank you, sam. coming up, inside the high-end shopping scandal. why one woman is suing neiman marcus for not letting her return these gifts her husband got for her. and the startling moment caught on tape. the bus slamming into a college student. what really happened here. he is okay and he's here to tell us all about it. and bieber fever all over europe. thousands of fans screaming and pushing to get close to the superstar. one country almost had to
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live and in hd. this is "good morning washington." on your side. >> good morning. pamela brown. 7:26 is your time. maryland will review a on pit bulls.
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ruling rules owners dogbe held liable for bites. legislators questioned whether a be singledd should out. and thousands of people expected the washington convention center today to say .oodbye to chuck brown a memorial service for the singer starts at noon. died two weeks ago after battling pneumonia. more on this on newschannel 8 in minutes. we turned it over to lisa baden. >> it has been a busy morning. acing call on northwest can edit connecticut ave. video of an accident that happened at the 3:00 hour. live 2 connecticut ave. hearing that video is not queued up. that area were shut down as they investigated an earlier .ccident the beltway,before we had an overnight accident,
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gone. delays around. >> low humidity today. thecan kind of see that in air. humidity like earlier week, now we have a baby blue skies over frederick. 58 in arlington. strasburg. 57 and it chevy chase. the lower 80s today with low humidity. comfortable '80s. tomorrow, late in the day in the afternoon and evening, chance of storms. >> thank you so much. thank you for watching. we have another
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every time we see this moment caught on tape, the cameras were rolling when a college student was suddenly hit by a bus at the university of texas. you wouldn't guess it from these pictures. but he walked away. just a few minor injuries. and that young man is right here, live, in our studio to talk about his amazing story. >> boy. i really felt it that time. that was amazing. so glad he's here this morning. also this morning, justin bieber's fans are going ballistic. and in all places, oslo, norway. there's pandemonium in the streets. police pushing back throngs of screaming fans. it's happening across europe. verging out of control.
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it almost was a state of emergency in that country. >> they love the biebs. they do. and remember this "time" magazine cover. >> who could forget it? >> stirred up a lot of controversy. but now, music star, alanis morissette is speaking out about parenting. >> that could be a while. we're going to start with the bizarre case involving neiman marcus. and the customer who doesn't like the extravagant gifts she was getting. her husband was buying them to help out a personal shopper at the store, who happened to be his girlfriend. when the angry wife tried to return more than $1 million in furs and jewels, neiman marcus said no. great to welcome you to "gma." >> what a story. neiman marcus is a luxury retailer known for its extravagant luxury gifts in its catalogs and stores. but also a store known for its
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lenient return policy and excellent customer service. two things that she was denied. on "desperate housewives" eva longoria played a personal shopper, flirting with rich clients. >> i can help you with that. >> reporter: now, patricia walker says life is imitating art. only she claims her personal shopper went much further. sleeping with her husband to ring up huge commissions. >> i thought i had someone i could trust. >> reporter: for years, walker said she was a regular customer at neiman marcus in dallas. when walker was injured in this car accident in 2007, she says her husband began to shower her with gifts selected using her store expense account to pend hundreds of thousands of dollars on these harry winston watches, luxurious furs, even $5,000 bracelets.
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we spoke to her attorney in dallas. >> she believed her husband and the personal shopper were being sincere, trying to lift her mental and physical spirit. >> reporter: but walker says, all those gifts, $1.4 million worth, were things she didn't want, like this statue, worth nearly 6 grand. did she like all of it? >> no. all of it has been kept in her safe, in a safe deposit box and stored. >> reporter: when walker discovered her husband and lo were having an affair, she asked the store, famous for its liberal return policy for a refund. when they refused, she sued. in this deposition, lo said the affair wasn't about commission. >> my job is to help them shop. and i do that for everyone. >> reporter: and walker's now ex-husband says, other employees also helped h pick out all those gifts. >> there were different salespeople involved in a lot of the transactions that occurred with me. >> reporter: still, walker said she would never have bought all that bling and wants the store
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to take it back. is this just about getting your client's money back? >> about accountability and breach of trust. they left her little choice but to seek redress in a courtroom. >> reporter: we contacted robert tennison and ravi lo. neither wanted to comment. and neiman marcus would have no comment on the lawsuit. in court papers, they don't believe the store or lo violated company policies. but i never tried returning over $1 million worth of merchandise. that has to be a little complicated. >> this is a messy one. great to have you here. >> thank you so much. >> wonderful to have you on the team. what a story to start with. >> you know what? you have to go in strong. >> you did just that. welcome. >> thanks. now, to the miracle man we have been showing you. texas electrical engineering student, hit by a bus. knocked to the ground. somehow, he was able to get right back up. we're going to talk to nick ingleman exclusively in a
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moment. but first, here's nick's story. it's when fun and games goes horribly wrong. this disturbing video gripping the country. it shows 18-year-old nick england being struck by a bus, during the university of texas end of semester tradition, foam swordfights. it's a long-lived ritual for college kids to blow off steam before cramming for finals. look again. this dramatic, jaw-dropping moment, caught on camera, had the internet going wild with disbelief. the video watched over 3.5 million times. ingman, an engineering student, walks up almost immediately. the driver of this bus was ticketed for running a red light. and recently released video taken from inside the bus seems to suggest that the driver, in fact, did not run the light.
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but what is seen from these streets tells a different story. luckily, ingman sustained only minor injuries. and this tragic yet miraculous incident will give him a story. this happened a month or so ago? >> yeah. beginning of may. >> how are you? >> i'm doing fine myself. >> i'm glad to be in new york talking to you. i am blessed to be alive. and i'm really appreciative to be here. >> you went to the hospital. just minor injuries? have you had a sling and that's it? >> yeah. the news articles online will tell you, i got out of the hospital in under two hours with only a sling. but accidents like this, collisions, sometimes things can progress later on with your life. i'm seeing a doctor with my shoulder right now. >> yeah. keep an eye on that.
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when you're looking at the video, as we're looking at the video, over and over again, nick. we see you made it on your own steam to the grass. when you see this, again recount for us what happened. how you got out there. what was going on? >> there's no one feeling that i can express about it. at one second, i was excited to be there with my friends, about to run across the street and have a lot of fun. the next second, i was on the ground. i had no idea what happened. i thought someone had push med over. it wasn't until i got up and looked at the faces of everyone surrounding me, when i said, wow. did i just get hit by a bus? and everyone was in a panic and a flurry. >> remind people about -- this is something you've done down there at the university of texas. you're a good student. an honor student. and it's a way to release some steam. you wait for the red light. and everybody runs out into the street with the foam -- and the school is aware of this. >> it happens twice a year. it's an event held on campus, on
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the last day of classes, right before. it's a way to release some stress before we go to our most comfortable place on campus and study for the final exams. >> you had to get up and take your finals. how did you do? >> finals were a different experience. it was a little more stressful that i had to take it right after i got hit by a moving vehicle. but through a lot of hope from great friends on campus, i was able to take my finals. i got all "as" and one "b." >> what do you think? there's always a lesson in everything that happens. what do you think is the lesson here? >> the lesson here, be more cautious, i would definitely say. and i've learned a lot of lessons through all of this. i met a lot of great people, on campus and around the world through this. and i'm really glad to be alive
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and well. >> we're glad that you're alive and well here with us in the studio with your beautiful family. >> thank you. >> thank you. so, all "as" and one "b." the good grades. that's what it's all about. >> thank you very much. let's go over to sam. >> poor guy probably has a ringing still in his ears. like, huh? let's show you the pictures going on. the gila forest fire is the largest in new mexico history. this is two large fires that moved together to become a monster fire. 12 homes have been destroyed in this fire. they're trying to keep it from other inhabited areas. the heat and the dry conditions will continue. they're zero contained. look at reno, 90 saturday. denver, 88. vegas, hot and dry there. here's where the storms are rolling on. note from memphis to nashville, this is the area, western
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kentucky, west tennessee, southern illinois >> it is comfortable. 67. 83's the high temperature. comfortable 83 because of the low humidity. tomorrow, similar temperatu >> now, time for the "gma" pollen report. if you want to know what's going on in your area, pollen counts very specific to where you live, go to at yahoo! to find out what they are right above your home. robin? >> we'll do that. sam, thank you. coming up, bieber fans had a frenzy. why the superstar's latest move almost triggered a national crisis. a kid you not. come on back. some places i go really aggravate my allergies.
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justin bieber is taking europe by storm. creating so much chaos, it might take a navy s.e.a.l. team to keep him safe. that was the scene in oslo, norway. and nick watt is taking it all in. >> reporter: the pop star landed in oslo like a meteor. then, he tweeted. at 9:20 tonight, i'm going to do
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a free show for you the fans at the opera house, here in oslo. pandemonium. bieber is moved to a secret location. shell-shocked norwegian police threaten a state of emergency and a press conference canceled for the safety of bieber and the standing hordes. i have no idea what she's saying. but she might never recover. the little fella, finger shaking, appealed for calm. you must all listen to the police. we're all concerned for your safety. please, listen. has the world seen such excitement since the beatled played shea in '65? >> you have four guys. 'n sync, you have five guys. but it's shocking to see this much attention, this much mayhem for one, single guy. >> reporter: he actually gets trapped inside a hotel. he should invest in a false mustache and gigantic shades.
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allegedly, he snapped at a snapper last week, who got too close to him and his lady, salena. how those hordes must hate her. bieber was brought on stage early before starting. and taken off after 30 minutes before these hearts were broke opinion if aliens ever land on earth, what will they make of this? and it's only going to get worse. the cuddly little canuck continues his european tour. paris, here we come. and he tweeted this photo of fafan s following him in boats. for abc news, nick watt in landon. coming up, "the play of the landon. coming up, "the play of the day" with josh. happeningnnouncer ] right now at your local walgreens. pharmacists are going above and beyond... armed with expertise and advice... ♪
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>> live and in hd. this is "good morning washington." on your side. 7:56 is your time. thehe news today, one of victim's of monday's plane once played a dramatic role in a rescue. he helped free the chilean miners. he was an ntsb employee. bethesda, maryland. thousands of people are set to the convention center to
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say goodbye to chuck brown. a public memorial service starts at noon today. he died two weeks ago after battling pneumonia. we have more coming up on newschannel 8 in a few minutes. first, we want to hear from lisa >> i think people are on the way tounch work. well.ving of gainesville -- in any of to thed from the icc beltway. a water main of break. avenue south of dupont circle. is video taken just a few .oments ago street.cut avenue and n than just shutting off thewater, they have to fix road right. repair on the side?r >> not today. we have our work cut out for tomorrow afternoon and evening. and a decent chance of them being strong and severe.
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that is for credit card today, nothing to worry about 66 at dulles airport. 60s and the suburbs. 83 is our high today. and tomorrow, late day storms. weekend. >> thank you. thank you for watching. back with another update in
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♪ hey, baby, hey, baby girls say, girls say ♪ look at that great crowd out there in times square. they a so happy. very spirited. >> very high in -- >> uh-huh. >> we'll be spending a little time with them. we'll go back out. and you remember that controversial "time" magazine cover. it sparked a lot of debate. and now, rock star, alanis morissette, is explaining why she is still nursing her 7-year-old. >> there she is. right there.
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check out this guy right here. he's losing his hair. not you guys. but this guy right here. no hair plugs. no drugs. and look, his hair is back. >> what is that about? >> it looks like -- >> it looks like real hair. >> i don't know. i guess we'll find out. >> did i ruin it? sorry. welcome back. plus, we always -- sorry about that, tom. i'll get right back in. we always love having valerie bertinelli here. the weight loss queen, revealing how she keeps the pounds off. and she is talking about a project close to her heart. and the real housewives are back. and here with us live this morning. that should be interesting. >> to say the least. >> spirited. >> we have a bunch going on this morning. let's start with news and josh elliott. >> we're going to begin with breaking news, two american
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tourists kidnapped in egypt. they were kidnapped by bedouin tribesmen. the sinai is a dangerous resort area. the father of one of the men being held has asked not to release the men's names. but the embassy is doing everything it can to secure their release. also breaking overnight, new details in the killing spree in seattle. ian stawicki was reportedly told he was no longer wanted at the coffee shop where the shooting spree began. he turned and opened fire, killing four people there, before carjacking and killing a woman outside. he would later take his own life. a new war in the battle of obesity. the mayor of new york wants to ban sodas over 16 ounces. diet sodas and fruit juices would be exempt.
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the fda has rejected a new name for high-fructose corn syrup. the industry wanted to call it corn sugar. but the fda said no. now, here's diane sawyer with a preview of tonight's "world news." diane? >> good morning, josh. can you guess a place in the world where they're starved for american products, from cheesecake to cars? and by the way, they have millions, even billions, to spend on them. it's going to be a "made in america" sell it overseas, tonight on "world news." >> madagascar. that's what i'm guessing. finally, if you want to feel like a superhero. you may not look like one. here's why. a comic book fan in brazil thought it would be cool to paint himself green like the hulk. and he tried to wash the paint off.
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it wouldn't come off. he used the same paint that the military uses on subs. it finally wears off. >> oh, no. >> by the time, yeah. 50, 60 years. >> oh. let's give an official welcome back to our lara spencer and "pop news." >> couple days off only, guys. apparently rusty already. good morning, everybody. drew barrymore is reportedly getting married this weekend. and spent the day yesterday with a last-minute gown-fitting, with cameron diaz. they were seen leaving the chanel boutique, which is not surprising, since drew is marrying the son of the ceo designer. eva longoria just revealed her pals david and victoria
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beckham has asked her to be their daughter's godmother. she will fly back for the christening. mom and dad are giving a peek behind the scenes. victoria tweeting out this shoot from l.a. and david posting these pics on his facebook page. enjoying pie and mash with his grandma. and he spent time with his mom on a visit home to jolly, ole england. >> lots of family. >> is that surprising? >> not surprising, really. >> taller than everybody in the family. >> that's not surprising. >> i was surprised he had his shirt on. >> i was searching desperately for a shot of him at the nursing home with his shirt on. doesn't exist, apparently. and our favorite celebrity kid, coco arquette, robin. they are following the trends.
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the pint-sized glamour girl spotted wearing false lashes. those are hot pink feather lashes. coco is crazy about getting dolled up. her mom says she has a lot to say about courteney cox's makeup, as well. >> we were excited about her. and finally, in case you didn't know this, boys, shopping for bras can be brutal. cold rooms, bad lighting. a new website wants you to stop being a boob and do it online. they can find the perfect fit for you by asking questions like what is the style of your best-fitting bra? and does your bra hurt? they will send you a list of bras to choose from. you pick three. they pick two more. based on an algorithm, they send you five choices.
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and you keep what you want. either find the perfect bra or bust. >> ding. >> really nothing? i was so proud of that. no walkoffs today. everybody, that's "pop news." if sam was here, he would appreciate it. but he's outside doing the weather. >> and i do appreciate it. we almost killed the "pop news" when you were gone. tell me your name. >> mary. >> meg. >> i'm standing out the window this morning. and part of it was covered by your head. it looked like it said whoopi sooie. >> where is that from? >> arkansas. >> university of arkansas. >> let's get to the boards. one or two things going on we're trying to show you. we'll start with a wide shot out of chicagoland. how different is the weather today. sunday's 97. today, you're into the 50s for
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high temperatures. it is a big difference in the chicago area, all the way into the western great lakes today. portland from the upper 50s to 72 now inland downtown around the beltway. 72 at reagan national. 58 in -- 68 and martinsburg. but 83 for the high. will be a comfortable 83 because the low humidity. all things to the northerly at 5 to 10 miles per hour. tomorrow should >> when you pull out the paint and sparkles, you get yourself on television, young lady. thanks very much for the sign. lara? >> everybody does, sam. thank you. here's a look at what we have coming up on our "gma
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morning menu." rock star, alanis morissette, speaking out why she is still nursing her 17-month-old son. and the young boy who is paying it forward in an unbelievable way. wait until you see what he has done for a family he doesn't even know. and "the real housewives of new york" are here, live on "good morning america." keep it here. [ male announcer ] what's in your energy drink?
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♪ and we can make it up ♪ cause we were made for each other ♪ ♪ for always ♪ oh oh ♪ for always 8:13. welcome back. it is the controversy that has parents across the country weighing in. ever since we first showed you this "time" magazine cover. well, now, rock star, alanis morissette, is speaking out
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about her decision to keep breast-feeding her 17-month-old son. and abc's cecilia vega has the story. ♪ i want you to know >> reporter: she's one of rock's biggest female stars. seven-time grammy winner, known for being downright angry. ♪ and i'm here to remind you ♪ >> reporter: but these days, at 37, alanis morissette is in a different place. she's happily married to rapper mario treadway, and is a devoted mother to their 17-month-old son. and now, fueled by the "time" magazine cover, alanis is stepping into the debate of attachment parenting and how long mothers should breast-feed. do you look at that and say, that could be me in two years. >> i'm not sure he would be standing on a chair. i consider it appropriate for that child and that mom and that family. >> reporter: like most
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supporters of extended breast-feeding, she is still nursing her toddler and has no plans to stop. >> his particular style is wherever we are, if he looks at me, it's time to snuggle. and it depends during the day. >> reporter: alanis said she would stop breast-feeding when he says it's time. >> i know some wean naturally at 2 years. some wean naturally later. >> reporter: what if he wants to breast-feed at 5 years old. >> whatever he wants. >> reporter: that would totally be okay with you as a mom? >> yeah. ♪ isn't it ironic >> reporter: it's not just nursing. attachment parenting in some cases can even mean 24-hour devotion to a child. rarely leaving their side. >> i think what they're talking about is an extreme. and it's not really what attachment parent was meant to be. it was meant to be the
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mindfulness and nursing your kids the first few years of life. >> i can pay for the resources that would support this kind of lifestyle. >> reporter: she barely left the house during the first 6 months of her son's life. and would barely let him cry. what's the longest he's cried? >> six minutes. >> reporter: even now, alanis spends as much time as she can by her child's side. even recording a new album, out this summer. >> i basically built a makeshift studio in this house. and i was in and out of the door, knocking constantly. >> reporter: when she goes on tour soon, the whole family is going. the chances are, the next time alanis is rocking out, her little boy won't be far away. >> in the middle of the show, if he needs me, if it's an emergency, i'm available. call me off stage. but other than that, i'm available. >> reporter: the family's philosophy, to have as much
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skin-on-skin contact as possible. then, there's what this musician calls the musical bed. >> the bed is consistent in that he is always with one of us. i'm available if he needs me, period. i love snuggling and sleeping next to him. >> i was going to ask how that works for your marriage. >> yes, the sex life. when do you get it on? when don't we get it on? to be totally transparent, after a baby is born, hormonally, fizz logically, it's not the time the woman is moving towards low-cut dresses and wanting to get pregnant again. >> reporter: this mother admits her style of parenting may not be for everyone. but she wants what all parents want. for her child to feel safety and protected. hearing you talk about the relationship with your son seems so different from the alanis morissette that so many of us know from your past records. what happened to you? >> i'm healing. i'm healing.
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>> reporter: for "good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news, los angeles. >> all right. now, we want to hear from you. do you agree with attachment parenting? go to on yahoo! to vot now. hopeful news, now, for anyone worried about going bald. that includes one in three american men. and more surprisingly, 30 million american women who are losing their hair, too. now, there's an innovative treatment that could help hide their thinning hair with ink. and elisabeth leamy has checked it out. >> this is no tattoo parlor. but mike is getting ink injected under his skin. the needle likes tiny, irregular marks like real hair follicles. >> up here, we have replicated hair follicles.
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>> reporter: mike has male pattern baldness. >> you can't help it changing. >> reporter: mike watches when he gets the first of 10,000 marks on his scalp. >> not very painful. you notice it. >> reporter: the idea is making mike seem like he has a full head of hair but has chosen the buzz look. down the hall, this woman is about to get the treatment, too. five years ago, her hair started thinning drastically on top. >> i was so sad, i wanted to dry. every time i go out, i wear hats all the time. trying to cover up whatever i can. >> reporter: this treatment takes all day. eight hours because the goal is to mark her entire head so there's no longer a contrast between her dark hair and white scalp. >> i'm excited to see what it looks like now. >> reporter: both procedures are being performed at a company outside minneapolis, called good
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look inc. >> what are you doing? what? >> reporter: the owner darren geuren and his partner, said they perfected the process on themselves. here's darren's hair before and after. good look inc. has treated about 1,000 people since 2008. >> the seeing is believing aspect is the truth. and that's why we've been able to be doing this today. and people are leaving here happy. >> here she comes. >> reporter: this is what nasim's hair looked like before. compared to what it looks like now. what a difference. >> it was amazing, the transformation i've seen. i look so much better. i love it. >> reporter: but is our new do convincing to our ultraclose-up camera? it looks like a full head of hair. now, mike's turn. how do you like it? >> i really like it. it's so natural. >> reporter: nobody has noticed?
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>> nobody has asked me or noticed yet. >> it is noticeable when you look at mike's before pictures and contrast them with the ones taken afterward. once again, we use our close-up cam to see if we can detect anything artificial. i want to see if i'm convinced. and, man, i am. the final test is whether mike's wife likes his new look. we're going to reintroduce mike. >> what do you think? >> great. really, really natural. wow. >> reporter: so, you have the wifely seal of approval? >> yes. definitely. i think it turned out great. >> reporter: hot date tonight. >> yeah. >> reporter: at good look inc., the procedure which is officially called cosmetic transdeterminal hair replication, costs between 500
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and $5,000 depending on how much of your head is being treated. and similar procedures are in that range. >> it really does work. >> i was worried. but i was impressed. >> me, too. thanks very much. robin? >> thanks, george. now, to a 9-year-old boy, who paid it forward in an astonishing way. inspired to help out a military family because he wanted to make someone else happy. we're going to talk to brendan via skype in a moment. there he is. first, here's abc's linsey davis with his story. >> reporter: 9-year-old brendan loves to play with toy soldiers and admires their real-life counterparts. so, in february, he and his mom set up a facebook page called a soldier for a soldier. hoping he could trade one of these toy soldiers for a trip to disney world for a fallen soldier's family. >> i decided to do it for someone else. we thought it would be fun and
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make them a lot happier. >> he got the idea from this man, 26-year-old kyle mcdonald became an internet sensation, after trading that red paper clip for a series of bigger items. and eventually, this house. brendan says he posted the toy soldier one night. and the next morning had hundreds of tempting offers. he swapped through a nascar toy, a weekend ski vacation. and then, he got what he wanted. an all-expenses paid trip to disney world. brendan put names into a hat. he then pulled liberty hope steele's name and surprised her family with a trip to disney world. >> to show such maturity and caring, it meant a lot to us. >> reporter: liberty's father, timothy steele, was killed last august in afghanistan. in a twist of fate, lieutenant steele knew all about the original paper clip trade.
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>> the first thing i received was on his person when he was killed was a st. christopher medal, a picture of his family, and a post-it note with the red paperclip on it. >> i felt like i was a messenger for god. i felt like that all happened for a reason. >> for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york. this is our favorite story of the morning, clearly. brendan is joining us live from his home in kingston, mass, via skype. brendan, bless you. how are you doing this morning, young man? >> i'm doing very good. >> well, we are -- >> i'm a little tired. >> oh. sorry. you have every right to be. well, we are just beaming, ear-to-ear. your kind of story just lights us up, and everybody. tell us your motivation. i know you said you felt you were a messenger. but tell us how you came about
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setting up this facebook page to make this happen. >> well, my dad came home one night. and he was telling us about the red paperclip. and he said, i'd like to do something like that. and he asked me if there was anything i wanted. and i told him there wasn't anything i wanted at the point. so, we decided to do something for others. >> you get a lot of -- i'm sorry, brendan. you really get a lot of joy in bringing happiness to others, don't you? >> yeah. i was going to wait. but i can't any longer. you have been so incredible. and you -- we are, abc, we're owned by walt disney company. they are our parent company. and they, brendan, want to give you and your family a trip to
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disney world. we're going to give you that trip, all expenses paid. you're going to be made an honorary citizen of walt disney world. and what we're going to do also is that we're going to make you a v.i.p. and also, timothy's family, too. the family that you are helping out, they're going to have the red carpet rolled out for them, too. front of the line. who do i hear in the background? is that your mom or your dad with you there? >> yeah. we can't accept a trip to disney. but we have many more people who would like to have an all-expenses paid for the raffle so we can do another raffle. >> you know what? i said you were going to do that. i knew you were going to do that. and you are right. it is transferable. whatever you want to do with that trip, young man, you can do with it. bless you and thank you so very, very much. take care.
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>> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> good morning. is a:27. going of to read the maryland system for the third straight year. yesterday, the board approved a 3% increase for in-state students appeared in state at campus willpark to overr $7,000 -- $7,000. and maryland is ruling that be held liable for dog fight. we have more on this coming up on newschannel 8. here is lisa baden.
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>> and his been complicated morning. video of a water main break that is affecting northwest connecticut ave. this is south of dupont circle. than a water main break, the road has been compromised. bring in aave to crew and repair the roadway, it be extensive. it cannot pass through the you have to use the side streets, massachusetts ave. as well as 19th street. we will go over to the weather center. adam caskey. >> bring sunshine here in arlington. on the rooftop of the high school. gorgeous outside. humidity. is the nice thing. 83 this afternoon. a comfortable 83. 70 and chevy chase. for the most part, right around 70. to 83, average height. notable increase in humidity.
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of late day storms. some could be strong. you, adam. thank you for watching. will be back in a ditch.
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♪ good morning. there's the crowd in times square this morning. a little square dance going on. you're listening to brad paisley. he's going to be here tomorrow in our summer concert series. brad paisley, on "gma," tomorrow morning. >> we can't wait for that. and we want your questions you want to ask brad paisley tomorrow. go to the "gma" app on your smartphone. or head to your facebook page to vote. i know you like the one about carrie oakley, george. looking at the very
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beautiful valerie bertinelli. happy to have her here this morning. also here, "the real housewives of new york" are here in times square before their season kicks off. they are dishing. >> this is not my area of expertise. but i'm told we have bridesmaids dresses you want to win. we're going to show you a gown. i hope this is hilarious for everybody in the control room. a dress that you'll want to wear. >> very exciting. we love being braids maids. >> yeah. as you were saying, lara, our favorite, valerie bertinelli is here. we love it when she comes to "gma." always nice to catch up with her. and she's going to tell us something near and dear to her heart. her mother's successful battle
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with -- and this is going to cue me to walk over ever so slightly. you look fantastic. >> as do you. >> as always. you're going to have to switch those shoes out later today. >> i am. >> you're going on a little walk for the american heart association. >> down wall street. we're going to do the american heart association walk. we're kicking off today. over 360 walks across the country that we're doing. >> this is something that's very -- hit home for you because of your mother. >> yes, my mother had to have her heart valve replaced in 2008. and the cardiologist pulled me and my brother aside, and said had your mother not lost the weight on jenny craig, she wouldn't survive it. >> she's doing well? >> amazing. her and my dad went on a cruise to hawaii. her heart is ticking well right now. >> you mentioned jenny craig. you're a spokesperson for them. >> still. been around a long time. >> i love the commercial you did
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with your mom during that time because also, as you said, because of all -- it helped her lose the weight. and it helped her fight this heart ailment. >> had she thought, as i said earlier, the cardiologist said he wouldn't have been able to do the operation for her. yeah. >> how is it going with jenny craig and everything? >> it's still going. i've been doing this five years now. and i'm having the time of my life. i have never, in my entire life, been able to keep the weight off this long. every day is a good day for me. >> that's the number one question. i ask folks on twitter because everyone loves you. that was the number one question they asked me to ask you, what is the hardest part about keeping off the weight? >> the challenge is making each day interesting, as opposed to falling back into old bad habits. that's been the challenge. trying to keep my walking up, my running up. that's where the heart walks come in really handy, too. >> weren't you in the boston
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marathon? >> i did. i did this right before i turned 50 a couple years ago. >> that's a good celebration. >> yeah, it was. >> love "hot in cleveland." i can't believe you're wrapping up another season of that. >> right. start our -- oh, my goodness. our fourth season, we start back in august. this is the end of our third season. we have two really great shows coming up. tonight and next wednesday. >> i've been a fan for all the seasons. all the ladies on it. when you do the special show when you have the outtakes, are you having that much fun? >> we really do. those are my favorite shows. when we show everybody what happens when we make our mistakes. it's when we have the most fun. >> it makes us feel better. another question people wanted to know. are you able to enjoy your success now, at this age. we've grown up with you, valerie. >> yeah. i've been around. >> are you able to enjoy it now
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than when you were younger? >> i am able to be more grateful for it and i appreciate it more. i never expected to have this type of second, third part of my life be this wonderful and joyous. and i'm incredibly grateful. >> what's next for you? >> oh, gosh. what's next for me? i have a cookbook coming out. but the first thing that goes in my head is, i hope i'll be a grandma in the next ten years. that's what i'm hoping for. when i think of the joy in my life, it's my son. yes. he's back home. he's at my house, which is -- used to be our house. now, he's back home. and i'm calling him. he's watching the hockey game and taking care of the kitty cats for me. >> you're a mom at heart. that's the first thing you think of. >> i'm a mom first. >> thank you for sharing your talents with us. and someone said, thank you for making us laugh. >> thank you. >> valerie bertinelli. do well on the walk. yeah. how's the weather going to
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be for the walk for valerie? how is the weather? >> we would never not let it be perfect. she's the one who brings the conversation of weight loss to the healthy point. it's not just about showing off and looking great. it's a health conversation. you're awesome. let's get to the boards. we're going to show you our twitter and facebook pictures. we start with nebraska. look at that. the gorgeous roll and strong storm. and also, to alaska. why not just hang out right there beneath the clouds. that's gorgeous for me. josh is giving a look like, it's okay. i think it's gorgeous, josh. 101 in vegas. 104 in phoenix. look at the coastline, where it's cool and comfortable. 66 to 74 degrees. warm towards the west in portland. and looking toward the showers of one area of strong to severe thunderstorms.
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>> 72 degrees right now. sunshine pierrotti beautiful thursday. nothing to worry about. low humidity. we could have showers and thunderstorms. >> all that weather was brought to you by hunter douglas. >> we have a happy 5th birthday. >> where is the little sister? >> come on. >> you can't just have one and not the other. oh. what a heman. happy birthday. coming up, "the re
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another no-holds-barred season of "american housewives of new york" start next week. there's three new cast members. we will talk to three of the gals in just a moment. first, take a look. here's a glimpse of season number five.
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for four seasons, bravo's taken a look inside the lives of ladies who lunch, on the hit show "the real housewives of new york." now returning for season five. ramona singer. >> oh, my gosh. >> reporter: sonja morgan. >> i'm going to sue my exs. >> luann de lesseps. >> reporter: and four familiar faces won't be returning. jill zarin. >> are you kidding me? >> belly bensimon. alex mccord. and cindy barshop. and if you thought the new cast
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might bring fewer catfights, think again. >> you're always the instigator. >> i'm not letting you adopt this. >> time to turn it off. >> my husband -- >> hold on. >> i don't need that. >> you're both white trash, quite frankly. >> well. i guess we have our answer. looks like it's going to be quite a season. we're joined right now with the returning housewives. the wonderful countess, my friend. ramona. and sonja. let's start with the ladies who are not returning. are you sad to see them go? >> part of it is sad because they grew up on camera. but i think the viewers will be happy with the new season. >> can you say what you said to me off camera? it is four who are gone. and what did you say? >> actually three. the fourth girl, cindy, was a nonevent.
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>> she said it was kind of disastrous for her that season. unfortunately. but of course, the girls were part of our family. you know what i mean? we were four seasons together. it was sad to see them go. as you can see, we have all-new drama this season with the new cast members. >> how is that for you guys? you are in a rhythm with each other. now, all of a sudden, here the three women you sort of have to live with. >> there were growing pains, of course. you're incorporating three new girls, not just one new girl. and we had to film a little extra. i said, you sink or swim when you come on. and these girls are swimming. i think bravo knows what they're doing. and you're going to be very surprised. >> it's incredible. the dynamics are incredible. >> the dynamics. let's talk about them. >> the dynamics are off the chart. the trailer says it all, right? we know how to react to each other and push each other's buttons. all of a sudden, three new women. i treated them equally the same. and i have three different
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results with each three. >> the result with you and aviva drescher. she was saying you were bff. when we said bart, she was possessed. >> either that or she got to know you a lot better, ramona. >> you instigated that, luann. >> no. you tried to blame it on me. it didn't work. >> here we go. ramona and i have our fair share of drama this season. >> you are in love with your boyfriend this season, to the degree that you're talking about a baby? >> baby. >> i know. >> i'll believe it when i see it. >> you know what? we're very happy. at this point in life, it's not that easy. if we're fortunate enough, it will be good for us. >> need a surrogate? >> no. you'll have to see, ramonramona. even ramona doesn't know. >> i was reading the notes. while you're madly in love, there's friction between you,
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too. >> who is madly in love? >> and you are in love. >> with mario. >> no. they weren't kidding when i got the note. how does it feel for you, luann. you are a countess. and now, you have the princess on the show. is there a little competition there? >> i would say not. it doesn't come up between the two of us on the show this season. there's no drama between the two of us. we get along really well. so -- >> i feel like you're holding back. and i never want you to hold back. >> i think it's very interesting because she is truly a princess. and she doesn't put on any errs. we go back. and she was i'm the countess. and carole doesn't even talk about being a princess. >> don't be -- >> yeah. >> they both married into it. they are humble.
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they're truly royalty. >> i had so much more that i wanted to say. i wish we could continue. alas, we will have to watch on "the housewives." >> you can bring in ramona. >> we get the flak for the turtle time, ramona. >> we work hard. we play hard. >> it's a reality tv show. >> i don't want to listen to, i must. everybody, please watch "the real housewives of new york." if you want to see more, it premieres monday, june 4th, on bravo. ladies, thank you for coming in. and coming up here, as josh said, bridesmaids dresses that you will love wearing, which is often not the case
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we're looking forward to having brad in the park with us tomorrow. one look at the calendar and you know we're at the height of wedding season. one woman who has seen it all, the good, the bad and the ugly, is lori allen. home of brides by lori. and lori's here with four different looks for four different types of wedding. lori, good to see you. >> thank you. thanks for having me. >> you've seen crazy things in your day. >> 32 years of doing this. i don't know if i've seen it all. >> what's the craziest thing you've seen? >> the sister of the groom didn't like the dress. shed a alterations done. and got mad and went into the fitting room and took the scissors and cut up her dress
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and walked out of the store. >> you're kidding me? >> really upset. >> what's the biggest mistake that brides make when it comes to the bridesmaids dresses. >> it's purely a lack of communication. they need to discuss with the bridesmaids before they come in, the budget they want to spend. the bridesmaids need to discuss with the bride, the body type issues. that needs to be discussed before they enter the store. also, they need to discuss the bride's vision, what she had in mind for her wedding day. i always have the bride's back. it's her day. >> exactly. we have four great looks for all different types of body types. >> we do. >> this first wedding would be for -- a formal wedding? >> the first gown is more of a traditional style. >> traditional. >> this is the number one selling dress in our store. it's $225. it's navy blue chiffon. and it looks great in a size 2
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to 22. >> it's more traditional. let's get a little spin to see the back of the dress. thank you very much. and we have misha. and this is a black tie dress. >> this is a little more trendy with the bow in front. you're not going to look back at your pictures and say what did i have on my mind? it's about $350. >> looking good. thank you very much. then, this is -- justine, this is more of a wedding for -- >> a little more modern flare to it. it's a throwback to marilyn monroe. a halter style. super cute open back. this dress is by waters and waters. it's $175. >> and you can wear it not just at a wedding. >> i totally think you can. >> if you're having a wedding in
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a barn or something like that. >> outdoor venues. >> exactly. thank you. thank you for the spinaround. this has to be for the beach, right? >> this is our beach dress. this is a silk dress, peacock color. this dress is a little more because of the fabric. it's about $350 from waters and waters. this also is a dress you could wear again. i don't encourage brides to choose dresses because you can wear them again. again, it's her day. we're all about the bride. >> we should communicate with one another. >> communicate. before you enter the store. >> okay. do you all agree? do you like what you see here? yes. the dos and don'ts, just again. communicating and what else should we do, lori? >> communicating is very important. also, going over the girls. the issues with the body type.
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every woman has a little bit of body type issue. and it all becomes prevalent when they choose these bridesmaids gowns. i see over and over again. 8, 10, 12 girls, arguing and trying to decide on a dress in a store. it doesn't become pretty. sometimes they're friendships they've had for 20 years. and it's really not worth it. i have to mediate sometimes. sometimes i'm the mother. sometimes i'm the referee. and i have to say, honey, back down. let's pick a dress. >> i love that you're from atlanta. >> thanks. >> looking good. looking good. >> thanks for having me. >> anytime. >> and the show. >> friday at 9:00. we'll be right back.
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big day tomorrow. brad paisley in central park. have a good one. >> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. you.od morning to
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to refineur time pamela brown. will be unveiled at the white house. george w. bush and laura bush. be there for the unveiling and will have lunch president obama. the portraits will remain on at the white house. and you can expect another of delays on metro theuse of track work on orange line. replace lines between east and west falls church. you can use the blue, red, green, yellow lines. sunday, besing on that.ed for let us go to lisa baden. still complicated and malboro pike. a fatal crash overnight. an investigation is complete. crews are on site repairs for the next eight hours. that is malboro park near
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donnell drive the spirit and 95, i-395the light on to the 14th street bridge. here is the traffic. woodbridge through springfield way up to the pentagon town.yond into now, we go beyond. into the weather center with adam caskey. >> bright sunshine over laurel, maryland. this is at laurel high school. 71 and strasburg. 70 and bowie. reagan national is 72. 83 is the high temperature this afternoon. comfortable 83 because of low humidity. afternoon and evening storms. >> thank you, adam. thank you for watching.
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