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good morning, america. incredible new images this morning of that times square tragedy, a deadly crash in the heart of new york city, full of tourists, the navy vet running down 23 people on a sidewalk, killing an 18-year-old girl on vacation before crashing into a barrier, then trying to flee the scene. a hero employee from planet hollywood trying to stop him. >> there were no words, just screaming. >> what we are now learning about that driver on defense. president trump blasting the hiring of a counsel to lead the investigation into russia and his campaign. >> the entire thing has been a witch hunt. >> saying it's dividing the country as he prepares to leave on his first foreign trip. he says he is close to picking a new fbi director. former democratic senator and
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vice-president candidate joe lieberman in the spotlight. tornado outbreak. at least 19 reported twisters through the heartland. sending debris flying. large hail, winds topping 100 miles an hour. this tree knocking into a power line, going up in flames. now another round of dangerous storms taking aim. ♪ i think i want to marry you and princess kate's sister, pippa, just one day from walking down the aisle. the royal family takes center stage. prince harry and meghan markle expected to arrive, and what we're now learning about her gown, the biggest wedding of the year. and we say, good morning, america. it has been a very busy week. >> it has. >> and this morning is no different. we're gearing up for our first summer concert in central park. look at the crowd that's out to see green day, and they will be performing live. >> i was driving to work very
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early this morning. they were lined up outside of central park already. >> we have a lot of news to get to. the president is about to make his first trip overseas. >> big trip for the president. nine days. going to saudi arabia. the pope and the vatican, and we begin with new details about the deadly crash that was right here in times square. you see our jumbotron right there. it was right by our studio, and the driver is now facing multiple charges for running down pedestrians on the sidewalk. police believe he was under the influence of a synthetic drug. abc's gio benitez is right outside with the latest. good morning, gio. >> reporter: police are making it clear. this was no accident. they have charged the driver with murder and attempted murder. we should tell you that this video is difficult to see. this morning, 26-year-old richard rojas is behind bars after this sudden and horrific crash in the center of bustling times square. >> i'm still very upset. i mean, i was almost killed. >> reporter: in this surveillance video, which is difficult to watch, rojas' car
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can be seen make its way down the street, and making a swooping u-turn, plowing through the crowd. these images show rojas trying to leave the scene until a bouncer at nearby planet hollywood helped stop him. >> you went over there and you stopped him. >> i stopped him. >> from doing any more damage. >> that's correct. >> did he say anything to you? >> he was screaming, but there were no words. >> no words? >> just screaming. >> reporter: more than 20 pedestrians injured. one killed. 18-year-old alyssa elsman in town visiting with her family from michigan. annie donohue was walking right next to her before she died. >> i walked away from her, and she was dead. >> and that was the woman you were walking right next to? >> then i saw it cross the street, and 30 seconds later, she was dead. >> reporter: police say rojas, a navy vet from the bronx, drove
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his car down the sidewalk for more than three blocks, from 42nd street to 45th. knocking down workers along the way before crashing into a barrier. police say rojas told them that he smoked something that might have been synthetic marijuana before the incident, and that he thought the world was coming to an end. he had previous arrests including two charges for driving under the influence. they say just last week, he put a knife to a man's throat. >> a lot of people right now are calling you a hero. >> i don't consider myself a hero. i would just hope people would do the right thing. >> reporter: a true hero right there, and now police are still investigating, but at this point, they don't believe that this was terrorism. the driver will face a judge this morning. george and robin? >> gio, thank you very much. again, it was just right outside of our window here and many of our crew members were still here when it happened and the building was in basic lockdown. no one could come and go because we didn't know what was happening. >> this could happen with a
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place with so many tourists out front. we're also following a lot of stories out of washington this morning. president trump closing in on announcing his pick for head of the fbi. one of the front runners, former vice presidential candidate, joe lieberman who ran with al gore. and president trump is preparing for his first international trip this afternoon, as we've been saying. he is heading to saudi arabia first. he is reacting to the appointment of a special counsel calling the investigation into his campaign and russia, a, quote, witch hunt. our chief white house correspondent jon karl asked him about it and joins us now from washington. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, robin. as the president prepares to head overseas, he is hoping to turn the page on the toughest two weeks of his presidency. with his first foreign trip just hours away, a new headache for president trump. the appointment of a special counsel to investigate russian meddling in the presidential campaign. >> mr. president, what's your reaction to deputy attorney general rod rosenstein's decision to appoint a special
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counsel to investigate the russian interference in the campaign? was this the right move, or is this part of a witch hunt? >> well, i respect the move, but the entire thing has been a witch hunt, and there is no collusion between certainly myself and my campaign, but i can always speak for myself and the russians. zero. i think it divides the country. i think we have a very divided country because of that and many other things. >> reporter: the man who appointed the special counsel to lead the investigation was on capitol hill thursday. >> did donald trump obstruct justice? >> good afternoon. >> reporter: briefing all 100 senators on the president's controversial decision to fire fbi director james comey. sharing why he selected a special counsel. >> to make sure that the integrity of the department of justice was protected and make certain the american people felt this would be handled fairly and justly. >> reporter: democratic senators at the briefing said rosenstein
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pushed back on white house claims that comey was fired because of his recommendation. >> he did acknowledge he learned comey would be removed prior to him writing his memo. >> reporter: shortly after that briefing wrapped up, president trump offered yet another explanation for the decision, blaming comey's most recent congressional testimony. >> he had the poor performance on wednesday. that was a poor, poor performance. so poor, in fact, that i believe -- and you would have to ask him because i don't like to speak for her people, but i believe that's why the deputy attorney general went out and wrote his very, very strong letter. >> reporter: multiple sources say that rosenstein wrote his memo not because of comey's congressional testimony but because president trump asked him to write it. >> as you know, jon, senators and others are calling on comey to testify, any update on that concern. >> reporter: comey says he's
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more than willing to tell his story in public but at least three congressional committees have invited him to testify, just haven't gotten to ahold of him yet. they say they sent the information to a p.o. box and haven't heard from him yet. >> thank you. >> strange he hasn't responded yet. president trump says he is close to picking a new fbi director. one might be vice presidential candidate, joe lieberman. our senior justice correspondent has more on where the search stands. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning. lieberman was a connecticut attorney general before he served as the state's u.s. senator. first as a democrat and then as an independent. he was the vice presidential pick of al gore's failed presidential race in 2000, but in recent years he has shown a more conservative bent, including endorsing john mccain in 2008. after leaving the senate, he has been working in a law firm in connecticut, george. >> this has the feel of a trial
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balloon. i wonder if he's going to get the nod, but so far, what kind of reaction is he getting from capitol hill? >> reporter: well, republicans like lindsey graham and john mccain are praising him, but some democratic senators are skeptical saying they don't want anybody who has been a career politician in charge of the nation's premier law enforcement agency. fbi agents i've spoken to are hoping for someone completely nonpartisan. if lieberman is selected, he could receive support from the fbi because he was the chief officer. >> he might be too independent, and we'll see what happens here. >> we will. the president is just hours away from his first international trip visiting five countries in eight days. our chief global affairs correspondent, martha raddatz, has more details. before we get to that, the russians seem to be having fun at the expense of the u.s. >> reporter: oh yeah, robin. the hilarity continues with the russians with the russian foreign minister, sergei lavrov making issue of president trump in his meeting with the russian ambassador.
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president trump taking a lot of heat for that, but lavrov overnight with a european official who asked if their picture together would cause problems. lavrov laughing and saying, depends on what kind of secrets you pass on to me. robin. >> ouch. one of the stops on the trip is israel and israel is reportedly the source of that intel that the president passed on to the russians. i'm sure that's going to be on the agenda when he meets with the prime minister, netanyahu. >>. >> reporter: maybe not. i doubt he will be critical, and he feels donald trump is superior to barack obama because of his rhetoric against iran, and he has not ripped up the iran deal, but his israeli intelligence officials are shaken by president trump sharing their intelligence with the russians even though publicly the israelis have said everything's fine. >> on the international scene, a
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chance for the president perhaps to hit the reset button, leave the domestic problems behind for mow? >> reporter: this is an ambitious trip in saudi where they will bring muslim countries together to fight extremism. if trump can get this out of the way without any gaffes, it's likely to be seen as a success, and for now there aren't any press availabilities, robin, so maybe that will happen, although there's always twitter. robin. >> yes, there is. thank you. let's get more politics from our political analyst, matthew dowd and gop analyst kristen soltis anderson. from the white house, on the one hand, it gives him a chance to put on the questions he is asking. in the past, we have seen special counsels and it's hard to know where they will stop. >> you have to look at this broadly, george, as any time a special counsel is appointed, a white house can't be happy with it.
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i think in a very, very short-term, it's good news for the white house because it isolates the problem as you say, and fixes on one small bucket. the long-term in this, it's like a tree. you think the tree is russia, and you start digging. there's a root system that's going to go throughout this and it can go any direction that robert mueller wants to take it. >> one of the things we saw this week, kristen soltis anderson, the republicans didn't know how to handle it, and for the first time, they were silent when big news came from the white house. >> that's right. and i think in part of this, it's because you have a lot of republicans who don't know how their constituents are responding to this. a lot of these members going to town halls and hearing anger from frustrated folks in their district, and they are not sure how close they want to say to donald trump especially if this investigation begins to go south. >> the next big public move could be, matt, if james comey gets back to the congress, the testimony of james comey. we saw the president go out with flat denial asking to put back
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from the investigation. how comey responds to that will be a dramatic and consequential moment. >> as we learned in 1973 in the watergate hearings, is every time somebody testifies, it makes it more problematic. what we know from the reporting, comey kept diligent notes and that will be a dramatic part of this thing, but the white house can't be pleased at either of these fronts in the congress or in the special prosecutor that james comey is going to be front and center in both of those realms. >> matt dowd, kristen soltis anderson, thanks very much. much more sunday on "this week," including with h.r. mcmaster from saudi arabia. george, the other big story is the weather. dangerous twisters hitting the heartland touching down in four states. winds in oklahoma topping 100 miles an hour. let's get over to ginger with more on that. good morning, ginger. >> reporter: what a week it has been. at least 64 reported tornados in just the last three days.
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up in wisconsin, you can see the up ins there, and you can see the debris flying in chester, oklahoma. that's northwestern oklahoma, almost to the panhandle. this morning, severe thunderstorms blowing across parts of texas, and a watch in illinois. the same low, the pesky dry line going to be the culprit today. we get straight to that risk area where rob marciano is on the ground in oklahoma. >> reporter: good morning, ginger. what a day and night it was here in oklahoma. over 20,000 people without power. big wind, big hail. the storm line ripped up this tree, and it had measured winds of 104 miles per hour. >> you are way too close to this tornado. shane, be safe, be safe. >> reporter: overnight, a close call for an oklahoma storm chaser as tornadoes like this one tear across the heartland. >> have another funnel coming down. >> reporter: possible twisters spotted in at least 13 cities including duke and chester, oklahoma. >> don't move. >> reporter: watch as this violently rips everything in its path sending debris swirling into the air. >> go, go, go!
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>> reporter: this lightning has been going off all day and this wind feeding these storms, gusts over 60 miles per hour just south of oklahoma city. the storm system also bringing pounding hail and damaging winds. in east moline, illinois, winds knocked a tree onto a power line, bursting into flames. and this scattered in pieces after a multi-day tornado outbreak. in the west, colorado waking up to a spring snowstorm. that shows you just how cold this system is, claiming into the gulf of mexico. a lot of the same areas are in for more severe weather today. george and robin? >> rough weekend ahead. >> reporter: breaking news involving julian assange. after seven years, sweden is dropping an investigation into the wikileaks founder. the crowd is growing outside the
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ecuadorian embassy in london where he's been staying. terry moran is in london with the story. good morning. >> reporter: this is a moment of triumph for julian assange. the founder of wikileaks and a key player in donald trump's victory last november because wikileaks published those democratic national committee e-mails that played a key role. nearly five years now, assange has been holed up here in the ecuadorian embassy here in london. he is a fugitive from a rape prosecution, and the rape investigation is over, halted for a lack of progress. but his legal troubles are not over. he could face arrest here in london on the far less serious charge of jumping bail and thus, could be extradited to the united states on possible espionage charges. his lawyer is saying he is seeking asylum in france if he can get out of here, george. >> we'll be watching. terry moran, thanks very much. amy here with other top stories. the military has a close encounter with china. new tensions between the u.s. and china. u.s. military officials say an
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american surveillance plane was on a routine mission over the east china' when it was intercepted by two chinese fighter jets. one conducted what's known as a barrel roll over the u.s. plane. the american pilots called the incident unprofessional. the u.s. plane is in the region to monitor north korea nuclear testing. a rare move in syria. u.s. war planes have attacked a convoy loyal to president bashar al assad. u.s. officials say the convoy entered a restricted area near a u.s. base where forces train rebels. james mattis says the attack is not a sign of growing u.s. involvement in the conflict. and health officials near san francisco have linked several cases of botulism to cheese sold. a mother of three from sacramento is in intensive care. botulism can cause paralysis or even death. this is what $110.5 million can buy you these days. take a look.
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it's a painting of a skull by artist jean michal basquiat. that's how much a japanese billionaire bid for it. it's the highest price for a painting by an american artist. it sold for just $19,000 in 1984. it was virtually unknown until this auction. the name is called "untitled." but some might call it overpriced. >> some might. >> but you know what? i'm sure he is happy with this purchase. >> what is it? eye of the beholder? >> something like that. >> something like that. >> 110.5. >> he has billions so i guess that's a drop in the bucket. >> let's go over to ginger now. record heat here in the east. boston at 95, and hartford, connecticut. 96. albany, new york, hit 94, but it's over. we're diving off the deep end. much cooler this weekend. speaking of, weekend getaways brought to you by ashley home store.
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hello. i'm meteorologist mike nicco from abc7 mornings. sunny everywhere all day with above average warmth. warm to hot around the bay and inland and cool at the coast as the marine layer returns and the heat breaks for all of us next week and no rain. 68 at half moon bay. 74 at san francisco. low to mid-80s around the bay. good news it will be comfortable tonight. low to mid-50s and the clouds gathering at the coast so just as soon as it gets cold, i'm going to the bahamas to shark dive, so i'm going to take off.
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>> good for you. >> i saw you had your bags packed, ready to go. >> monday morning. >> have fun. coming up, bill o'reilly speaking out. what he is saying about the passing of former fox news ceo, roger ailes. and a terrible accident at a carnival involving three people tumbling from a ferris wheel. investigators on the scene this morning. car. making news in america this get two lines for a hundred dollars. that's right. two lines of unlimited data. a hundred bucks. all in. and right now, we're giving you even more. for a limited time, get a free samsung galaxy s8 when you buy one. that's two galaxy s8s for the price one! plus, two lines of unlimited data for a hundred bucks. taxes and fees included. only at t-mobile. the toothpaste that helps new parodontax. prevent bleeding gums. if you spit blood when you brush or floss you may have gum problems and could be on the journey to much worse. help stop the journey of gum disease.
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glad i had a v8. the original way to fuel your day. good friday morning to you. i'm reggie aqui. it's 7:23. alexis smith has the latest on a traffic alert in castro valley. alexis? >> niles canyon road from an hour ago. mid canyon there. we have a full closure eastbound and westbound. this is crash happened east of palomaris road there and a serious head-on collision. two patients there taken to the hospital with injuries and we did hear from chp in the dublin area they're close to getting it back open and the tow trucks on the scene. they should be getting this cleared shortly but again you can see that purple between sunol and fremont with a closure. 680 far alternate. overall, that's much better bet. reggie? >> thank you.
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the vatican and sicily. he'll return may 27th, a nine-day trip. now to the death of former fox news ceo, roger ailes. bill o'reilly speaking out about ailes' legacy as questions are raised about what will happen to the women who are suing him for sexual harassment. rebecca jarvis has details on that story. >> reporter: good morning. you're right, several pending lawsuits and a federal investigation into whether fox news' parent company violated any securities laws. with the passing of roger ailes, the question now, how do they move forward? >> there are very few human beings on this planet who are visionaries. roger was one of them. >> reporter: overnight, bill o'reilly speaking out about the passing of roger ailes. >> he was a tough guy and settled scores and that made him a big target. didn't take any guff from the left or the right. he alienated a lot of people. he was very tough and a lot of people hated him and that hatred ultimately brought him down. >> reporter: o'reilly telling
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listeners on his no-spin news podcast, he thinks the fox news founder never really recovered after he was forced to resign last july following allegations of sexual harassment. >> his departure from fox news break his heart. there were accusations and he denied them, and ultimately, he walked away, and he was never the same. >> reporter: ailes steadily denied the allegations, but this work with remaining lawsuits against him and his former network still at large, his unexpected death calls into question what happens next in those pending cases. >> roger ailes' death will probably cause these lawsuits to be settled out of court. he was never deposed in either lawsuit, so he has never given his version of events under oath, so they have no way of directly refuting the allegations of the plaintiff. >> we remember our founder roger ailes. >> reporter: but as those cases go on, his former colleagues remembering him.
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>> roger's legacy will live on through the fox news channel. there's no doubt about it. >> reporter: roger ailes is survived by his wife elizabeth and son zachary and those who have brought allegations against their former boss and company are declining comment saying, they're keeping that family in their thoughts and prayers. >> i'm sure they are, rebecca, thank you. joining us now is our legal analyst, dan abrams. so, we heard in rebecca's piece, do these cases have to be settled? >> they don't have to be. they might but they don't have to be. there's an argument on each side as to who it could help. on the one hand you could argue that it helps the plaintiffs because roger ailes isn't there to respond so you'll only hear one side of the story, his estate could say you shouldn't be allowed to private conversations if he's not alive anymore. there's an arcane new york state law which typically doesn't apply in cases like this, which they may try to get to apply to
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prevent people from testifying about private conversations. a bunch of legal rulings. >> there are some pending cases where he's not even listed as a defendant. >> there is a huge difference between the cases where they're suing roger ailes versus investigating or suing fox news. any case that involves just suing fox or investigating fox is going to continue as is. he would have just been a witness. and those cases are going to continue. the tougher question is the ones where he was the defendant. >> where he is the defendant, if he should lose those cases, the estate would pay? >> that's right. in a case where someone dies, a car accident for example, the estate of the person who died takes on the responsibility. the plaintiff is then suing the estate of that person so that's going to be the case here. anyone suing roger ailes in effect now is suing his estate and he moved to floor recently, probably in part because florida
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has very good laws when it comes to your home not being subject to any lawsuits, so there's a lot of maneuvering i think that was going on by roger ailes even before his death, and the legal maneuvering will continue. >> all right, dan, thank you. we switch to a scary carnival accident in washington state where three people including a child tumbled from a ferris wheel, and abc news nick watt has the story. good morning, nick. >> reporter: good morning. well, investigators on the scene of that accident this morning trying to figure out what exactly what went wrong. it was a fun-filled evening that turned into disaster. overnight, a basket on that ferris wheel, flipping over, sending three carnival goers plummeting up to 18 feet on the ground, striking the metal base. >> witnesses reported their cart kind of spun sideways. >> reporter: the three, a 6-year-old, a woman in her 40s both treated at a local hospital and 59-year-old woman airlifted to a trauma center in seattle in
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critical condition. the accident happened at the so-called rhododendron festival held at a football field in washington, northwest of seattle. festival organizers telling us overnight this was a tragic event and our thoughts and prayers are with all involved. some of these rides send 2,500 people to the e.r. each year. that's according to the consumer product safety commission. >> i was really scared. >> reporter: 10-year-old kayla fell nearly 40 feet from a ferris wheel in tennessee last year. >> falling on the ground, my arm saved me. >> reporter: her 6-year-old daughter had a brain injury. >> when she hit eyes rolled back in her head and the worst thing i've ever seen in my life. >> reporter: in that case, the inspectors blamed mechanical failure. >> i'm shocked that you're going to a fair again, you're thinking it's safe. you are expecting there to be certain standards.
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>> reporter: seat belts in these ferris wheel baskets are not mandatory. and the latest we are hearing from washington state that little boy has been released and both women will be fine the 59-year-old who was air-lifted in critical condition has multiple fractures and a head injury, but george, she is now stable. >> thank goodness for that. two minutes, family feud, the battle brewing between his sons and his widow over his multi-million dollar estate. over alan thicke's estate. daughter-in-law. customer: we can't drive this car. tech: ...they wanted it fixed right. so they scheduled with safelite. our exclusive trueseal technology means a strong, reliable bond, every time. at safelite, we stand behind our work. bye, bye. because the ones you love, sit behind it.
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we are back with that legal battle over alan thicke's battle over alan thicke's estate. his sons, robin and brendan, filing a petition in court taking on the widow. now she's firing back and amy has details. >> i do and the battle is on for alan thicke's reported $14 million estate with his widow's attorney claiming the thickes' sons are engaged in a smear
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campaign to bully his client. ♪ show me that smile >> reporter: he was the beloved dad on the hit show "growing pains." >> well, well, well. >> so, like, is he hot for you, grandma? >> reporter: after alan thicke's sudden death last december his widow and two eldest sons are in the middle of a family drama battling over his $14 million estate. thicke's sons, including r & b singer, robin thicke, filing a complaint in l.a. superior court tuesday seeking to uphold their father's trust, claiming their stepmother is insisting her prenuptial agreement is invalid demanding a bigger cut of thicke's estate. the actor reportedly left his $3.5 million california ranch, and 75% of his personal effects and 60% of his remaining estate. tanya's share including all of
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the ranch's furnishings, 25% of his personal effects, a $500,000 life insurance policy, and a 40% share of his remaining estate. >> his estate plan says that his wife would get to stay on the property providing that she maintained its upkeep and paid for any costs associated it. the sons say she wants more. >> reporter: the sons also alleging that tanya threatened to make here claims fodder for tabloid publicity. >> my darling tanya here >> reporter: his 11-year marriage documented in the reality sitcom series "usually thick". >> you collect everything. you even collect wives. >> reporter: tanya's attorney says she is not contesting it. telling abc news, it is clear alan's sons have chosen charge by stirring up the tabloid media filing a bogus lawsuit and refusing family mediation. thicke's wife also revealing to tmz that at the time of thicke's death, the couple was planning on getting pregnant using eggs she had frozen three years ago.
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>> i could definitely see this getting contentious. unless they go to mediation now, we're going to get to see this whole thing play out. >> the attorney for the thicke sons made every effort to resolve it without going to court and that the only thing they care about is protecting the legacy of their father and honoring his intentions. a hearing has now been scheduled for july 25th. >> didn't he recently update his will? >> yeah, he did. alan thicke updated his will in february of 2016. he made his brother the trustee, his brother declined that role and then he chose his two sons to handle his estate rather than his wife, and tanya didn't make any complaints at that time. >> what will her argument be? >> according to legal experts, tanya has to show that some sort of intent changed on alan's part, either in the form of an
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e-mail or text or some document. bottom line, experts say any time someone wants to argue a prenup or trust document has changed or shouldn't apply, they have an uphill battle. >> i would think so, yeah. >> thanks, amy. coming up in just two minutes, celtics star battling through tragedy after losing his sister. isaiah thomas is speaking out this morning. ttling through tragedy after losing his sister. ijay thomas is speaking out this morning. his sister. i thomas is speaking out this morning. (scream) s thomas is speaking out this morning. a thomas is speaking ou morning. thomas is speaking out morning. i thomas is speaking ou morning. a thomas is speaking ous morning. i thomas is speaking ou this morning. thomas is speakins morning. thomas is speaking out morning. thomas is speaking out morning. i thomas is speaking ou morning. thomas is speaking out morning. a thomas is speaking ou morning. i thomas is speaking ous morning. a thomas is speaking ou this morning. h thomas is speaki this morning. for an annual check-up. so go, know, and take control of your health. doctor poses. cigntogether, all the way. atblue diamond almonds wein our almondmilk.ia-grown and we're proud of that. but the whole "care-and-nurturing" part? that idea... ...we borrowed from the experts.
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get $10 to $40 off now through may 31st. available at lowe's. back now with the nba star isaiah thomas and his team hope to tie the series with cleveland. t.j. had a chance to sit down with him and t.j. talked to him about the challenges he's faced both on and off the court, t.j. >> yep, robin. i promised him i would not start off by focusing on his height. i wouldn't focus on the fact that's just 5'9", the smallest guy in the nba. not going to do that because that would be selling him short. but if you are looking for a reason to cheer for this underdog, there are plenty, and that's why he has been dubbed america's new favorite nba star. >> reporter: this is one of the
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most indelible and painful images from this year's nba playoffs. boston celtics guard taking a blow and his front tooth goes flying. >> picks it up and takes it over to the bench. >> reporter: another painful image thomas in tears prior to a game after learning his 22-year-old sister was killed in a car accident. >> was there ever a moment you considered sitting out a game? >> yeah, when it happened, i considered just going home and just calling it a season, but then i thought about it. that's the easy way out and i've never been the guy to take the easy way. >> reporter: thomas' no-quit attitude amidst trials and personal tragedy is turing him into a household name winning him legions of fans who admire him for his talent, his heart and his height. at 5'9" he is the shortest superstar in the nba. >> how different would your career be if you were 6'4"?
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>> i would be the best player ever and everybody would think that. no question about it. >> has there ever been a team in your career from the moment you picked up a basketball that you were not the shortest guy on the team? >> no. every team i been on. >> but does the short thing get old at some point? people want to talk about, yes, he's not just a great player but he's great and this height and people think it's a cute story. "good morning america" has me, he's so cute and cuddly. look at that smile. >> it's always, he's good and he's 5'9". that's why it's really -- it's, like, i'm trying to look past it, but i guess it's never going to go away. it's always going to be, well, he is 5'9". and i mean, i'm never going to be okay with it. >> reporter: his stature hasn't stopped him. the very last player chosen in the 2011 nba draft, many teams weren't willing to take such a little guy in a league where the
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average height is 6'7". what did they pass on, a guy with a team on the verge of the finals third leading scorers in the nba averaging 29 points even more than lebron who is a foot taller. >> do you find that you still have a lot of people that doubt you? >> they find something to say. there is still people in that circle of not believing in he, but at the end of the day just it motivates me and keeps me going. >> he's going to get you. >> did i mention that he is 5'9"? >> come on. >> he's going to file a defamation suit. >> he embraces it and says it's an advantage. not a disadvantage. when he's on that court, he's 6'5", taller than any other dude on that court. he dominates the game at 5'9". >> he has to say, don't let the frame fool you.
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i got this. i hear that kobe has helped him out. >> kobe reached out after his sister passed, and now he is going through film with kobe over the phone, and really embraced him. you have to pinch yourself. grew up loving him and get them from kobe and tom brady and dropping other names and it's a whole new world for him and have two sons you'll see at some of the games. i asked, are they going to be short? he said, yep, and he said, they are going to be mad. if this guy was 6'7", i wouldn't doing this story. >> it's the kind of passion you bring to it. >> thank you, there. can't wait to see the game. >> tonight? >> yes, playoffs are on. that's tonight and another big match-up you can see, the warriors take on the spurs tomorrow 9:00 p.m. on espn. coming up, digital detox, a teenager who spends 60 hours a week playing video games sent on a wilderness intervention. wait until you see what happens. and come on up to the park with us, t.j., because green day is rocking our first party in the park.
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it is 7:56. happy friday no you. good morning. i'm reggie aqui of abc7 mornings. alexis smith monitoring a traffic alert. >> good morning. i want to head back to video of sky7 from an hour ago. this is niles canyon road where we had an ugly head-on collision involving three vehicles. we had two people with injuries. obviously a sig alert. the full roadway was blocked just east of palomaris they're still cleaning up. stale slow go and stick to 680 to travel there. let's check in with mike nicco. >> thank you. hi, everybody. activity planner, our last completely sunny day at the beach with temperatures in the 60s. mid-50s in the water. light breezes today at the bay and out an about, find shade. temperatures hit the 80s to 90s and hotter this weekend. >> mike, thanks.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. on defense the president fires back after the hiring of a special counsel to lead the investigation into russia and his campaign calls the whole thing a witch-hunt as he's closing in on a nominee for fbi director and gets ready to make his first trip overseas. parenting alert. the teenager so addicted to video games that when mom and dad tried to confiscate his computer, he lashed out and dropped out of school. the extreme measures they went to to get their son to unplug. the highly anticipated wedding of the year, pippa middleton about to say "i do." the clues to the dress, who is on the guest list. what's kate wearing? all the details emerging about the star-studded reception and more. ♪ caught on tape, dancing drama. normani injured days before the
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finals. will she recover in time to go after the mirror ball? ♪ and let's kick off summer. >> are you ready? rise and shine, everybody. we are going to light this up. >> green day here live to light up central park and you have a front row seat as they say -- >> all: good morning, america. good morning, america. happy friday. check out that crowd in central park right now for green day. beautiful summer day. it's not summer yet in new york. great to have sara here with us. >> thank you. >> you haven't been downstairs in a while. >> no, i was like, where are we? different from what i remembered. >> we want to kick off our summer con concert series with green day and i got to tell you, look at them. you said, george, when we were passing by the park folks were already -- >> early. >> the crowd is amazing.
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we cannot wait to get over there. you're right, sara, usually the crowd is here. we bused them over to the park. >> clearly we can't play up to green day level. >> exactly. we've also got david hasselhoff helping us get the party started and telling us about getting back in the water for "baywatch." >> that looks like a lot of fun. he will be fun too but first news. amy, you have the morning rundown. news to get to, guys. we begin with president trump taking off today on a crucial eight-day foreign trip. just as he tries to fight off a storm of controversy over his campaign's alleged ties to russia and the firing of fbi director james comey. our chief white house correspondent jon karl tracking all the details for us. jon, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, amy. just hours from now, president trump heads out on his first foreign trip as president. he's hoping to turn the page on the toughest two weeks of his presidency but now he has a new headache, the appointment of a special counsel to investigate russian meddling in the campaign.
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at his joint press conference with the president of colombia, i asked the president about that. >> well, i respect the move but the entire thing has been a witch-hunt and there is no collusion between certainly myself and my campaign, but i can always speak for myself, and the russians, zero. i think it divides the country. i think we have a very divided country because of that and many other things. >> reporter: there will be a lot of symbolism on the president's first foreign trip. he'll visit the vatican meeting with the pope, visiting israel and he is starting the trip in saudi arabia, the birthplace of islam. amy. >> all right, jon karl, we appreciate it. former congressman anthony weiner is expected to plead guilty today to sending obscene material to a minor. agents found e-mails from his wife, hillary clinton aid huma abedin. he would face prison time and need to register as a sex
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offender. the man behind a terrifying crash here in times square is due in court. we have new video from the scene that some viewers may find difficult to watch. police say richard rojas may have been under the influence of synthetic drugs when he plowed through the crowd. she was a navy vet, and he was ever he was stopped by a security guard. an 18-year-old tourist from michigan was killed. 22 others injured. this morning new barriers are in place to protect pedestrians. a close call for a woman at a subway station in boston. she fainted and then fell onto the train tracks -- look at that -- as the train was approaching. several bystanders quickly jumped up up to pull her back up to the platform. she escaped with just some stitches and a sprained ankle. thank goodness for those heros. finally, an update on a texas man who sued a woman because she texted during a movie on their first date. >> how dare she? >> she was a threat to civilized society, robin. seeking $17.31, the price for the movie, and she filed for a
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protective issue against him claiming harassment. cooler heads have prevailed. she paid him for the ticket and he is withdrawing the lawsuit and they actually met at the theatre where it all happened and talked it out. >> good for them. >> best $17 he ever spent. >> so true. >> what if they end up together. your daddy and i had a rough start. >> made national news, amy robach talked about it on "good morning america." all right, "pop news." you're usually in front of a crowd, so we'll try to provide that -- >> don't do this in front of you normally. "pop news," a dancing crisis. competitor, normani kordei, injuring herself while rehearsing for the show's upcoming finale. you don't want to watch. the fifth harmony singer trying a split when she landed on her ankle but still training in hopes of taking home that mirror ball trophy after being on top of the leaderboard all season.
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we wish her a speedy recovery, and check out "dancing with the stars" monday night at 8:00 p.m. eastern on abc. i never understood how they trained through those injuries. >> i played a lot of hoops -- you twist -- you'd much rather break it than that. the pain. >> it's just chronic. it never quite -- weaker every time. good luck with that. >> yeah. but next up, why is one of hollywood's most popular leading men getting knocked over by a panda? it's all for a good cause. robert downey jr. promising one superfan the winner of an omaze campaign in partnership with his random act funding charity, a visit on set of "the avengers" pretty cool and willing to shove a dummy into pizza to make it happen. plus, get ready, he's premiering as ironman too, on july 7th. >> so confused. >> it's getting your attention. you're still watching. >> yeah. >> don't know what we're watching. i'm oh amazed. all building up to this. this is my favorite ever.
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finally getting warm out and this dog is getting in shape. check out riptide the golden retriever keeping up with the ladies in a round of ab cycles. how cute. he cannot wait for this to be over. he's like just like do this. i think he's scratching his back. there may not even be abs involved. do dogs have abs, george? >> i think so. >> you got that wrong. i should have gone to robin. >> answer man here. >> why did i think you'd know? you're a dog person. >> sara haines, ladies and gentlemen. we'll see you on "the view." >> yes, yes, you will see me on "the view." >> thanks for coming in. coming up, we have a parenting alert about using too much tech. this teen spent 60 hours a week gaming. what happened when he was sent to the wilderness. moments away from green day performing live. here they are. what a beautiful day in central park. come on back.
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we are back with a closer look at teens and tech. according to one report the average american teenager spends nine hours a day on screens and for boys especially that means video games. "20/20" anchor elizabeth vargas here with one teen's story. this is a boy so wrapped up in games that his parents had to send him to the wilderness for treatment. >> it's an unbelievable step this family was forced to take. three-quarters of them are playing on video games. for josh it was never enough. he went as far as dropping out of school so that he would have more time for gaming, leaving his parents desperate for help. >> reporter: 14-year-old josh can't stop playing video games. >> what's a typical day in josh's life? >> sleeping in till 11:00, 12:00 then he would be on till like 1:00, 2:00 in the morning. >> reporter: his parents, al and christina, say he is up playing 60 hours a week, often into the wee hours of the morning.
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>> you know, it's after 3:00 and i told you get off at 1:00. >> stop. >> why didn't you just take the computer away? i don't understand. >> because when we did take it away, there was a lot of problems in our house with his behavior. >> reporter: al and christina confiscate the computer, even lock the router out in the car. josh responds by lashing out, and then eventually dropping out of school. >> there was just a lot of anger. lots of anger. >> emotional outbursts. >> yeah. >> sounds completely out of control. >> yeah. >> reporter: josh's parents are so desperate to help their son, they decide to send him to a utah wilderness program called "unplugged" with outback therapeutic expeditions. it waived his fee to bring attention to obsessive screen use. here josh and a few other boys will camp for weeks with no running water, electricity or computer screens.
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>> i'm elizabeth. it's very nice to meet you. >> reporter: i check in on josh more than seven weeks into the program. therapists are teaching self-reliance on long hikes and through roughing it. all hoping to give the boys insight into the compulsions that brought them here. >> i'm noticing that it was real bad. >> reporter: the next day his parents come to visit. after the longest and most difficult separation of his young life. >> hey, josh. how are you? >> good. >> good to see you. oh, my god. you're getting bigger. >> hey, dad. >> hey, josh. you doing all right? >> yeah. >> so this is your camp right here. >> reporter: the boy who could barely bring himself to put a few words together is now reflective. >> when i get home i didn't really notice that video games were like destroying me mentally
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and how it was like just as bad as substances. like mentally. i just didn't notice that. i didn't like care at all. i mean i literally skipped school for a month just to play video games. >> well, love you. >> reporter: and then it's time for good-byes. josh will remain behind for now. he has more work to do in the desert. now, one of the challenges for josh and others like him who suffer from behavioral issues for example, like eating disorders, is that he has to find a healthy balance with electronics. he doesn't have to play video games but he will need to use a computer or a phone in the future. george, they're now a part of modern life, required in most schools. >> you can't go completely cold turkey. his words were so strong and said they were destroying him mentally. how is he doing now? >> he's doing really well. he's been home now. he spent ten weeks out in the wilderness and getting homeschooled to get caught up on all the school he missed. he'll start regular school in the fall. he does not have his computer back. he hasn't been back on it since
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coming home. of course at some point before school starts they'll have to reintroduce it in a healthy way. >> is this like substance abuse? is it an addiction? >> it's interesting, a lot of the people we profile on tonight's "20/20" have underlying issues like anxiety and depression and they're using video games as a way to escape or numb anxiety, so that is similar. but the word addiction around video gaming or online social is very controversial. the american psychiatric association is considering naming video gaming and internet addiction as a psychiatric illness or as a, quote, addiction but others argue it's not. the world health organization is poised to make it a psychiatric illness, and many asian countries call it a public health crisis and have hundreds of rehab centers set up to treat it. >> whatever you call it, not just kids and teens. >> no, it's not. the average gamer is actually a 35-year-old man. one of the people we profile in tonight's piece is a husband,
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father of four, who spends hours and hours, comes home from work, goes downstairs to his man cave basement at 6:00 p.m. and games until 2:00 a.m. in the morning. >> fascinating. you can see more on "20/20" at 10:00 eastern right here on abc. and coming up, inside pippa middleton's big day. and we are just moments away from green day in central park. ♪ t moments away from green day in central. ♪ away from .een day in central. ♪ p. ♪ a. ♪ r. ♪ k. ♪ >we are just moments away from green day in central park. ♪ >we are just moments away from green day in central park. ♪ >we are just moments away from green day in central park. ♪ we are just moments away from green day in central park. ♪ we are just moments away from green day in central park. ♪ awe are just moments away from green day in central park. ♪ nwe are just moments away from green day in central park. ♪ dwe are just moments away from green day in central park. ♪ we are just moments away from green day in central park. ♪ and we are just moments away from green day in central park. ♪
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back here on "good morning america," i don't think there's anything that says summer more than david hasselhoff at a summer concert series. you were walking through here. green day loves you. we all love you. >> thank you very much. it's great to be back in new york! [ cheers and applause ] >> so you're here and you got a lot of things to talk about. i thought it was awesome you have a concert coming up yourself you'll jump into. >> i'm following green day in a place called nova rock in austria. >> we can't wait to hear more about it. and we will. so sorry, david. hello. i'm meteorologist mike nicco from abc7 mornings. sunny everywhere all day with
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above average warmth. warm to hot around the bay and inland and cool at the coast as the marine layer returns and the heat breaks for all of us next week and no rain. 68 at half moon bay. 74 at san francisco. low to mid-80s around the bay. good news it will be comfortable tonight. low to mid-50s and the clouds gathering at the coast the countdown continues toward pippa middleton's wedding. the big day is tomorrow and we know it will be a royal affair. her sister, princess kate, will be there, her niece and nephew george and charlotte will be there, and abc's lama hasan is on the scene for us. where they're going to tie the knot. good morning, lama. >> reporter: yeah, good morning to you, robin. there is huge anticipation here with less than 24 hours to go until the wedding of the year kicks off right here just beyond those gates behind me, a crescendo of excitement as this tiny town gets ready for a right
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royal knees up. ♪ >> reporter: pippa middleton going to a three-month bridal body boot camp to get into tip-top shape and getting her glow on in an exclusive spa in london. >> she likes to do lots of exercise and lots of fitness challenges and she has stepped it up in the days before her wedding. >> reporter: armed with garment bags perhaps carrying that much anticipated dress. the designer of choice, a favorite of the star's. >> pippa stole the show at the royal wedding wearing a very tight-fitting dress. i understand for her big day, she is keen to move away from that look, and go for a more full bridal look. >> reporter: as for big sister kate she'll wear a low-key dress from one of her go-to designers like alexander mcqueen or jenny
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packham. the big day, saturday, when pippa will walk down the aisle with james matthews. >> james is a multimillionaire and comes from a wealthy family and his parents own a luxurious hotel in the caribbean island of st. bart's. he has a brother who is a star of a reality tv show. >> reporter: a royal affair starring 3-year-old prince george taking on pageboy duties and 2-year-old sister princess charlotte charming the guests as bridesmaid. in the pews prince harry with meghan markle rumored to be on his arm. the intimate wedding ceremony taking place in this quaint 21st century country church in englefield in front of 100 guests. the post-wedding bash in the garden of their family home, the middletons putting up a 130,000 glass marquee, complete with a lavish toilet fit for royalty. and now we're learning that pippa and her beau will have air
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scottish themed reception as they design on canapes of haggis. as for the most coveted role of maid of honor, we don't think kate will be returning the favor for that role. that's something that's traditionally given to someone unmarried but you know what, robin. you just never know. >> you did say something correctly. it's going to be a real knee's up. that we know for sure. and also, what did you tell us yesterday? no ring, no bring? >> reporter: no ring, no bring. if you don't have a ring on you're not coming into the service but i think she's put that aside for prince harry and his girlfriend, meghan markle. >> should have put a ring on it. all right, lama, thank you so much. have a great time. coming up, we're going to have a great time because green day performs live right here on "gma." come on back. because green day performs live right here on "gma." come on back.
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good morning to you. i'm natasha zouves. alex xi alexis smith is here with a look at traffic. >> we are not looking too bad. i have good news planning on using niles canyon road. we had an earlier sig alert and a full closure. both directions due to that head-on crash, that's cleared so all lanes are open. and traffic unwinding quickly. here's southbound 680. some slight delays but i think we are looking friday light. >> sounds
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quick turn around from this morning. 50s and 60s everywhere. almost 70 already in antioch. here's a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, the commute planner, sunny and dry all day today. taking mass transit, little warm this afternoon. could be stuffy. sunny and calmer on the bay. take a look at the numbers for today. 60s at the coast and staying there because of the marine layer. mid-80s to mid-90s saturday, sunday and monday and cooler by thursday. >> all right, mike. we are ready. thank you. another abc7 news update in 30 minutes and always on the free abc7 news app. join the whole team every
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weekday morning. the news continues now ♪ back here on "gma." you see this. you feel this amazing crowd that we have here in central park on this beautiful, spectacular friday morning and green day is about to kick off our summer concert series and i got to tell you, i know we often say about amazing crowd. this is truly an amazing crowd. they were serenading earlier. they are pumped for green day. we'll get to that but over to amy and sara now and i understand that you have a very special guest, ladies. >> oh, yes, we do. we are here with the hoff. give it up for the legendary david hasselhoff. come on. ♪ >> david, i learned a little
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well-known fact about you. you are the most watched actor in television history. you even hold a guinness world record. so i want to ask you what do you think it is about you that makes you so popular? >> you know, i really don't know. i think the best thing is persistence, and also, like, staying hot with the kids. you know, i did "spongebob" a few years ago. and i went in to my daughter. do you know about a sponge named bob and she said spongebob, dad, do it, do it. i did "dodgeball" and "hop" and now i just got done doing a youtube channel song with the rock, and it just keeps me current with the kids, and i think it really helps. >> yeah, you're relevant. >> really young with that. "spongebob." a lot of age in between. you were mitch buchanan on "baywatch" for 11 years and found out you'd be on the big screen next to the rock.
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what was your reaction? >> well, my first reaction was what character is the rock playing? and they said, he's playing you. and i said, he is playing me? mitch buchanan. what am i? his brother, like, itch? you know, the first thing i did was i said, well, if i have to shoot a picture with dwayne i better work out and got in the gym and put on ten pounds and was ready and went to the set. it was really a nice set. he was really kind and cool and gracious and wanted to know all about "baywatch" and thank you for coming and zac was so cool and, you know, he said what's your secret to "baywatch" and i said, being cool. you know also make it real. you know, make it real. you got to make it real. but when you see the movie, it's different than "baywatch" but it's really kind of -- it's very funny, but it's very today, you know, very much different
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than -- you can't re-create an '80s television show. you just can't. so they did a great job with it. >> you got the mustache so you're recreating something from the '80s. >> i'm trying to be tom selleck. >> feel free to tweet whether you like it or don't. >> i want to congratulate you on your award-winning show, "hoff the record." streaming on netflix right now. you play a fictionalized version of yourself but how much of the show is actually based on you in real life? >> the show is really based on me. it was actually a chance to take all the stuff that has been written about me and what people perceive of me and put it on television and have fun and say, hey, wait a minute. i'm a real guy. i'm david hasselhoff and put the comedy element in with the improv, and it worked. in fact, we won an international emmy and we're proud to say it's on netflix now and it's doing great. >> congrats. >> well, "baywatch" hits the airs thursday, may 25th and you can watch "hoff the record" on
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netflix. we'll send it back to robin and george. >> thank you, ladies. >> all right. they've been very patient, george. >> i can see that. >> excited. rock & roll hall of famers, green day. [ cheers and applause ] we appreciate you coming around to kick off -- see what i did that. coming around to kick off our summer concert series. you guys, i got to tell you, people have been lining up. they have come from near and far. what has this journey been like for you guys? >> it's just -- it's been a long, strange trip, you know. it's been almost 30 years or something like that, good lord and we're on this new tour right now for revolution radio and i can't think of a better time to be in green day.
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we're going to hear some of your new music. we'll hear "still breathing" and "rolling stone" called it an inspirational anthem. what inspired it? >> i don't know. i think especially right now all things considered you just have to count your blessings and think about what it's like to just be alive. i mean sometimes that's it. [ cheers and applause ] >> "still breathing" and hear me say 30 years and counting going strong and you are going to be in our last half hour. we're going to hear something old. we're going to hear something new but all about green day. you're going to hear them in our next half hour. the latest album "revolution radio" is out now. [ cheers and applause ]
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whatwhat made them believeace carthat a two-ton behemothhop? could compete in a track race? or that they could take on the elite in world motor racing, and win? we may never truly understand what drives mercedes-amg. but here's to another 50 years of it. mercedes-amg. half a century of driving performance.
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we are back now on "gma" in central park. green day so good and the great american tradition, the block party. you have been sending us your block party pictures and we have loved them. this one is actually shelley mccullers. with her neighbors from round hill, virginia. if they are planning another block party, well, it could be you this weekend. a tip, though, if you're looking at the weather, the forecast in the 70s. much cooler. thinking of having your own block party, get a planning team together.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist mike nicco. still comfortable at 9:00. 50s and 60s. 60s at the coast and 70s and 80s with a gentle breeze around the bay and inland noon and then 80s to near 90 this ♪ ♪ you better get ready. ready for some green day. classic hit off their platinum album "21st century breakdown." here is "know your enemy." ♪ >> get your hands up in the air. ♪ ♪ hey oh ♪ hey oh ♪ do you know the enemy?
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do you know your enemy? ♪ ♪ well, better know the enemy oh ♪ ♪ hey, do you know the enemy ♪ ♪ do you know your enemy? well, gotta know the enemy ♪ ♪ well hey ♪ do you know the enemy? do you know your enemy? ♪ ♪ well, gotta know the enemy well hey violence is an energy ♪ ♪ against the enemy violence is an energy ♪ ♪ well hey ♪ bringing on the fury the choir infantry ♪ ♪ revolt against the honor to obey ♪ ♪ overthrow the effigy the vast majority ♪ ♪ we're burning down the bargain of control ♪ ♪ oh hey oh hey ♪ silence is the enemy against your urgency ♪ ♪ so, rally up the demons of your soul ♪ ♪ oh hey oh hey ♪ do you know the enemy? do you know your enemy? ♪ ♪ well, gotta know the enemy ♪ well hey ♪ do you know the enemy do you know your enemy well gotta know the enemy well hey ♪
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♪ the insurgency will rise when the blood's ♪ ♪ been sacrificed don't be blinded ♪ ♪ by the lies in your eyes >> jump, jump, jump. ♪ ♪ oh hey oh hey ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ violence is an energy oh hey
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oh hey ♪ ♪ profit to eternity ♪ oh hey oh hey ♪ violence is an energy oh hey oh hey silence is the enemy ♪ ♪ so, gimme gimme revolution do you know the enemy? ♪ ♪ do you know your enemy? well, gotta know the enemy ♪ ♪ oh, hey ♪ do you know the enemy? do you know your enemy? ♪ ♪ well, gotta know the enemy oh hey do you know the enemy do you know your enemy ♪ ♪ well gotta know the enemy well hey overthrow the effigy ♪ ♪ the vast majority we're burning down ♪ ♪ the bargain of control silence is the enemy ♪ ♪ against your urgency so, rally up the demons ♪ ♪ of your soul [ cheers and applause ]
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[ cheers and applause ] "gma's" summer concert series presented by king's hawaiian. irresistible since 1950. ♪
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we are now back with for green day. here's we are back now with more green day. here's their number one single "still breathing" from their number one album "revolutionary radio." ♪ ♪ i'm like a child looking off in the horizon ♪ ♪ i'm like an ambulance that's turning on the sirens ♪ ♪ oh i'm still alive
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♪ i'm like a soldier coming home for the first time ♪ ♪ i dodged a bullet and i walked across a land mine oh i'm still alive ♪ ♪ am i bleeding am i bleeding from the storm ♪ ♪ just shine a light from the wreckage so far away away ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm still breathing 'cause i'm still breathing on my own ♪ ♪ my head's above the rain and roses making my way away 'cause i'm still breathing ♪ ♪ i'm still breathing on my own my head's above the rain and roses making my way away my way to you ♪
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♪ i'm like a junkie tying off for the last time i'm like a loser that's betting on his last dime ♪ >> come on! ♪ oh i'm still alive i'm like a son that was raised without a father ♪ ♪ i'm like a mother barely keeping it together oh i'm still alive ♪ ♪ am i bleeding? am i bleeding from the storm ♪ ♪ just shine a light into the wreckage so far away away ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm still breathing 'cause i'm still breathing on my own ♪ ♪ my head's above the rain and roses making my way away ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm still breathing 'cause i'm still breathing on my own ♪ ♪ my head's above the rain and
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roses making my way away away ♪ ♪ as i walked out on the ledge are you scared to death to live ♪ ♪ i've been running all my life just to find a home that's for the restless ♪ ♪ even the truth that's in the message making my way away away ♪ ♪ oh oh ♪ oh oh oh >> come on. ♪ oh oh ♪ 'cause i'm still breathing 'cause i'm still breathing on my own ♪ ♪ my head's above the rain and roses making my way away ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm still breathing 'cause i'm still breathing on my own ♪
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♪ my head's above the rain and roses making my way to you ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm still breathing making my way away to you ♪ ♪ oh oh ♪ whoa oh oh [ cheers and applause ] where a walk down main street... there's a place like no other... where a walk down main street... blah blah blah .. hey!
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the name's rocket and i need your help! the collector has trapped my friends, the guardians of the galaxy in this weird...freakshow... check it out...this is the joint we're in... and we need you to help us break out! got it? move it!...i gotta go! there is magic for days!
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how does this sound? we invite you to wake up in the bahamas, the beauty, wonder, rhythms and a bahamian junkanoo parade. for the first time ever on live tv dive deep with ginger on a live 306 virtual reality shark dive. monday, journey to paradise with "gma" and atlantis. >> our thanks to green day. yes, we are still breathing. >> you guys have one more song. how about "basket case." >> yes! ♪ ♪ do you have the time to listen to me whine ♪ ♪ about nothing and everything all at once ♪
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♪ i am one of those melodramatic fools neurotic to the bone no doubt about it ♪ ♪ sometimes i give myself the creeps sometimes my mind plays tricks on me ♪ ♪ it all keeps adding up i think i'm cracking up ♪ ♪ am i just paranoid ♪ i went to a shrink to analyze my dreams ♪ ♪ she says it's lack of sex that's bringing me down ♪ ♪ i went to her he said my life's a bore ♪ ♪ so quit my whining cause it's bringing her down ♪
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♪ sometimes i give myself the creeps sometimes my mind plays tricks on me ♪ ♪ it all keeps adding up i think i'm cracking up ♪ ♪ ♪ am i just paranoid ♪ ♪ grasping to control so i better hold on ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ sometimes i give myself the
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creeps sometimes my mind plays tricks on me ♪ ♪ it all keeps adding up i think i'm cracking up am i just paranoid ♪ ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] [ chanting "green day green day green day"]
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hi there. i'm natasha zouves. meteorologist mike nicco has a quick look at our forecast. hey, mike. >> hey, everybody. starting with the activity planner, the last completely sunny day at the beach. but few more clouds this weekend. on the bay, going to be light, those breezes today and if you're out and about, find shade if you get hot, drink water. going to be hottest tomorrow, sunday and linger into monday. alexis? >> okay. a new problem. southbound on the golden gate bridge right at the toll plaza. not much of a backup but the semi must have taken a narrow lane and waiting for a big rig tow truck to arrive. did see a little backup and not terrible at the moment. no significant delays there coming from marin county. >> good to know. i'll be back at 11:00. i hope you join me. reporting continues now on the free abc7 news app.
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