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good morning, america. three massive wildfires are tearing through washington. families evacuated. a ring of flames, clouds of smoke destroy homes. firefighters battle 25 major blazes in the west. trump's new tactic. his campaign signaling a possible change on immigration as he faces backlash over h attempts to appeal to minorities and this morning new questions for hillary clinton over her e-mails. is she trying to blame colin powell for her problem? ryan lochte still under fire despite his tearful apology for that scandal in rio. >> i just want to say i am truly 110%, i am sorry and it won't happen again. i lerred from it. >> the u.s. olympic committee says the gold medalist and his teammates aren't off the lock. now lochte facing questions about endorsements and his
spectacular finish. the 2016 summer games come to a colorful close in rio. america's breakout star simone biles carrying the stars and stripes as team usa racks up more gold medals. claressa shields making history in the ring. now joining us live and the men's basketball team a head above the rest closing out the games on top for team usa. and good morning, america. great to start the week in times square and what a finish to those olympics. there you see the fireworks, waterfalls as well at the closing ceremonies and 121 medals for team usa. >> incredible and then simone biles carrying the flag for america in maracana stadium and president obama saying he couldn't be prouder of team usa.
you carried that flag high tonight, simone biles. simone replying thank you, such a huge honor, go, usa. >> what a treat she was to watch during the whole olympics. we'll have more on the olympics coming up. also the latest from ryan lochte, but we begin with those massive wildfires in washington forcing evacuations, scorching thousands of acres. abc's clayton sandell is on the scene. good morning, clayton. >> reporter: good morning. take a look behind me. just hours ago all of this burning rubble behind me here was someone's home and you can see now but take a look over here. you don't see as many flames but when i look at it through my heat sensing camera here, you can see just how red hot the ground here still is. thanks to that monster wildfire that came with little warning. this morning, wildfires are raging just outside spokane, washington. >> just massive fire going down. >> reporter: three out-of-control blazes engulfing nearly 8,000 acres in less than 24 hours. at least a dozen homes and
flames threatening neighborhoods and forcing immediate evacuations. >> people need to leave now. >> reporter: overnight one of those fires growing rapidly from 250 acres to 5,000 where hundreds of firefighters are battling the flames. dropping fire retardant from the air. and on the ground, evacuating at least 100 people from their homes. officials say a second fire was sparked by a the home that once stood here now nothing but charred rubble and ash, neighbors say the homeowners were lucky to be out of town. >> gone up in flames. it's a gut wrencher. it hearts. all gone with nothing to show. >> reporter: a third blaze advice many from many front yards still showing no signs of slowing down. the good news, no reported deaths or injuries. the bad news they still don't know how many homes look like this.
much. more on this from ginger. it's not just washington state, the whole west. >> yeah, 25 large wildfires burning from california to nevada up to montana, so it's a large area, places like bakersfield, california, where that cedar fire is ongoing grew more than 9,000 acres over the weekend. 4 million acres burned so far this year and we have fire watches and warnings centered on the northern rockies from montana to wyoming, that will slip and that's the instigator that kicks up the wins and get a gust up to 40. already dry, alr fires just keep going. coming up in a couple of minutes my hometown and parts of west michigan had a tornado. i'll show you the pictures and where it moves next. >> thanks, ginger. now to the race for the white house and donald trump's campaign try a new tactic signaling a possible shift on immigration as the clinton camp releases a new attack ad this morning. abc's tom llamas is here with the latest. good morning, tom. >> reporter: good morning. we are less than 80 days out before election day.
counting? a new ad war is now under way between trump and clinton and what looks like a policy shift from the gop nominee. this morning, donald trump's new campaign manager kellyanne conway signaling trump may be backing off his proposed deportation force when it comes to undocumented immigrants. >> you're going to have a deportation force and you're going to do it humanely. >> he will lay out the specifics of that plan that he would implement as president of the united states. >> will that plan include a deportation force. >> to be determined. >> reporter: this as trump is hitting roadblocks when it comes to minority outreach, some calling this statement offensive. >> you're living in poverty. your schools are no good. you have no jobs. 58% of your youth is unemployed. what the hell do you have to
over 95% of the african-american vote, i promise you. >> reporter: george asking conway about it. >> many in the african-american community saw that as insulting saying most african-americans don't live in poverty and that mr. trump was making those comments in communities that are more than 90% white. >> but those comments are for all americans and i live in a white community, i'm white. i was very moved by his comment, in other words, he is trying to tell americans that we can do better. >> reporter: trump's tough talk starting to come
back to haunt him. this morning the clinton campaign out with a new ad. >> in times of crisis, america depends on steady leadership. >> knock the crap out of hip, would you, seriously. >> clear thinking. >> i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me. >> reporter: and calm judgment. >> and you can tell them to go [ bleep ] themselves. >> reporter: the ad argues trump is too unstable when it comes to national security issues.
some of his message he's started
debate prep. sources tell abc news trump will be watching clinton's past debate performances from her senate and presidential campaigns and still getting advice from roger ailes and eventually, george, he will be holding mock debates with someone standing in as hillary clinton. >> that's going to be interesting to see who that is. thanks very much. a new twist in that clinton e-mail controversy. colin powell is speaking out, jon karl joins us with more on that. >> reporter: good morning, george. when it comes to her e-mail controversy, hillary clinton is secretary of state colin powell as essentially an alibi. her basic argument, he did it too. most recently mrs. clinton reportedly told the fbi that powell had actually advised her to use a private e-mail. the details of his advice is included in a new book who writes "powell told her to use her own e-mail as he had done except for classified communications, which he had sent and received via a state
powell thus confirmed a decision she had made months earlier to keep her personal account and use it for most messages." now over the weekend powell has pushed back telling "people" magazine, quote, her people have been trying to pin it on me. the truth is she was using it for a year before i sent her a memo telling her what i did. it's also important to point out, george, that what powell did is much different. he didn't set up his own personal server and powell was secretary of state before rules we p department employees not to use personal e-mail for official business. in other words, there really isn't much of a comparison and as you can see from what powell said over the weekend he's a little irritated by those trying to make a comparison. >> any reaction from the clinton camp. >> reporter: no, i asked and no reaction to powell's latest comments. >> let's get more on it from matthew dowd. maybe no reaction is the best reaction. the more clinton and her team talk about it the more trouble
two candidates who seem to step in it on their own and get in their own way during the course of the race. hillary clinton's biggest problem is trust and every time these things come up it compounds split you've seen with this new leadership team in place for donald trump some changes and expressed regret for the first time although didn't say exactly what it was for and outreach to the african-american community and now some talk about maybe shifting his position on immigration which has been the central ten at, >> ryan lochte has done a better job of expressing regret than donald trump has. donald trump did it once and ryan lochte did it four or five times. especially on the african-american community it's like a preacher who is supposed to be doing international missionary work but who stays at home and speaks to the already converted. he should talk to the community that he wants to impact, part of this obviously is to demonstrate to the republicans that he's got his campaign together, but time will tell. this race, though, the balance
five-point race again. >> if donald trump can start to bring down the numbers of those people who think he's unqualified or biased against minorities which i assume is why he's speaking out about the african-american community, that could really close this race. >> yeah, i think this race is meant to be close in the course of this. now we have to look at the target states but as the national number changes, the target states change in the course of this. in what i think is, we have to focus on a debate. the debate will determine the winner or loser of this >> first one is supposed to be on september 26th. when i talked to kellyanne conway yesterday she didn't commit to the schedule set out by the commission on presidential debates. >> they have to do this debate much more than hillary. donald trump needs this. hillary clinton doesn't need this. donald trump has to have this to change the dynamic of this race. >> even though he is still negotiating he have to accept what they put up. >> yes, because he needs the race. when you're four or five points behind and it's solid, only way to change it is with a debate. >> thanks very much. now to new questions about
actual emergency after that chaos erupted at jfk in new york last week over false reports of gunfire? abc's david kerley is at reagan national airport. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, amy. while these are being raised they're broader implications. a u.s. senator wants to know if all our airports are prepared for a mass shooting or terrorist attack. it was panic. >> of gunshots. >> reporter: passengers running, they thought, for their lives. >> put into action at active shooter plan at this time. >> reporter: the shocking pictures on the tar make are not only flyers running but security personnel too. >> someone started screaming and everybody dropped their bags and started running. >> reporter: one suggestion, that someone heard what turned out to be applause for the olympics a week ago at jfk and
the scene that alarms new york senior senator. >> no one was leading this emto safety. no one was telling them the right thing, in fact, it was reported that several tsa agents shouted out someone had a gun or there's terrorism. >> reporter: the worry, every airport is responsible for its own security and schumer says that leads to a patchwork of law enforcement, local police, sheriff and contractors. that's the reason the senator says it may not just be jfk but other ari could see panic like this if there is a real shooting. now, schumer is asking for a federal investigation and wants the department of homeland security to look at jfk and see if there are broader lessons that can apply to all airports. >> thank you for that. we turn to the zika virus and a new warning about where it could turn up next. federal health officials say recent flooding in louisiana and texas is putting those states at higher risk of the spread of the disease. a record amount of standing
control efforts and concern mounted since they confirmed it spread is south florida from downtown miami to miami beach prompting a travel warning for pregnant women. health officials warn it could be two years before the u.s. stamps out zika for good. new details about the death of prince. the associated press is reporting some of the painpills taken from his estate after his death were mislabeled and actually contained fentanyl. that is the narcotic that killed him which is 50 times more powerful than heroin and an official close to the investigation says at least one pill labeled as hydrocodone tested positive for fentanyl. investigators are not sure how prince obtained those drugs. george. >> we'll move on to rio and that spectacular closing ceremony for the summer olympics. we saw simone biles carry the flag for team usa right there. capped a triumphant run including men's basketball and matt gutman has been there from
all. >> reporter: absolutely, george. there was american medal triumph and the ryan lochte scandal and so far no zika but last night's glittering spectacle had it all with flying acrobats and the ceremony passing of the torch from the rio games to the japan games in tokyo in 2020 that was heavy on the nintendo themes. ? one more chance to samba in rio. the closing ceremony celebrating the last day of the games with taste of carnival. >> five medals, four gold. >> reporter: simone biles leading the way for team usa, the five-time medalist carrying the flag through a rain-soaked mar maracana stadium and causing this logjam as those lined up to snap selfies with her. a little bad weather couldn't stop the party. brazil passing the torch to tokyo, the host of 2020 summer
team usa ending its 16-day olympic run the same way it started with a gold. sunday night the men's basketball team crushing serbia. >> for three. >> reporter: the all-star lineup led by kevin durant's 30 points earning team usa its 121st and final medal of the game. >> as we say, bring it on. >> reporter: but they weren't alone. claressa shields winning her second straight olympic gold medal. claressa shields. >> reporter: just as she promised me she would last week. what happens after the games assuming you win gold? thought about it? >> i'll definitely win gold here after that. >> reporter: the 212-year-old is now the only u.s. boxer with two golds bringing the hardware she won in the 2012 games with her to the podium. >> snyder of the united states. can he hang on? >> reporter: in wrestling kyle
gold for team usa at 20 years old he's now the youngest american olympic wrestling champ. >> will get a medal to go with that sill strer. >> reporter: in the men's marathon american runner galen rupp citing an adam sandler flick as inspiration for his bronze medal performance. >> i was watching "happy gilmore" the other day and i fight being a marathoner. >> reporter: meb keflezighi slipping a few step as way from the finish line then doing impromptu push-ups before finishing the race . okay, so simone biles is 4'8". that flag is 9 feet tall about twice her height and with wind swirling here at 50 miles an hour yesterday, carrying that flag may have been the hardest thing she's had to do at the games so i'll give her a perfect 10 for that. also, japan's prime minister who morphed into super mario during that closing ceremony that was
things we saw. >> great job, matt. >> a perfect 10 for matt after three weeks straight. >> yeah, come home. >> you were there in rio too. what was the highlight? >> without a doubt watching simone biles just kill it on all of the events, i mean she really is perfection. just watching her flawlessly smile through some of the most amazing athletic feats you could imagine and she knew she was going to bring home gold. >> she made it look easy. >> she did. >> jesse hashe >> hard fought 16 days but in the end an impressive show for all the american athletes. team usa topping the list in most gold medals as well as the overall count. here's the breakdown. the u.s. getting 121 total medals, gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze and actually breaks the u.s.' overall medal record set back in the 2008 beijing olympics when they had 110 total medals but most of the gold
leading the way gymnastics superstar simone biles, she walked away with five golds, ditto for katie ledecky who blew away the swimming competition early on and for the men, michael phelps leaving with the most overall with six, five of those gold, guys. it was a memorable olympics for the u.s. no doubt about it, amy and george. >> thank you, jesse. now back to ginger with that report from your home state. >> my hometown, one thing i'm always looking at. radar over the weekend, this was happening right basement calling everybody, and this is what it looked like. you can see the video, yeah, right there from wyoming, michigan and here's a look from bradford, ohio, because there were several tornadoes across the great lakes and midwest from kentucky, also parts of indiana seeing tornadoes over the winter and that will get through and some of the coolest weather we've seen in more than a month
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in the ring becoming the first american olympian to win two gold medals in boxing. she has an incredible story and journey. we can't for her to join us live. >> said she knew it would happen all along. the latest from ryan lochte, in hot water over that robbery scandal apologizing for what he called overexaggerating and further action will come for him and his teammates. linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: the 32-year-old says he's sorry for im behavior and that he's learned his lesson but he still does not admit to lying. again and again he called it, quote, overexaggerating and when asked directly if he was robbed the 12 time medalist says he doesn't know. >> if i told the entire story, none of this would have happened. >> reporter: disgraced u.s. swimmer ryan lochte finally coming clean. >> i overexaggerated a story. and i shouldn't have.
didn't happen, none of this would have happened and people would not be all over the world tuning in on this story. >> reporter: the story that 12-time olympic medalist he initially told got them in hot water saying at the returned to the olympic village when their taxi was pulled over and they were robbed at gunpoint by men >> the guy pulled out his gun, he cocked it, put it to my forehead and said get down. >> reporter: he says he was still intoxicated during that interview. >> i take full responsibility and it's my fault. >> reporter: his version began to unravel after authorities in brazil released surveillance video of him and the other swimmers at a gas station accusing the swimmer of vandalizing the rest room. eventually two of the swimmers provided their version of that night. in a statement, gunnar bentz
ourselves on the back side of the building behind some bushes and jack conger wrote, ryan lochte remove aid poster from a nearby wall, which apparently alerted the gas station employees leading to our being confronted by two armed security men. a witness told our matt gutman the athletes were trying to keep the authorities out of it. >> no police, no police, please, please, no police. >> they were saying no police. >> yes. >> reporter: but lochte till refused to call his, quote, overexaggerating a >> i wasn't lying to a certain extent. a gun was pointed at us. we had to call them money. you can call that a robbery, extortion or just say we had to pay the money for the damage of that poster. >> reporter: lochte got emotional when talking about his teammates on nbc news. >> i mean, i -- i let my team down and, you know, i wanted to
them dry because i mean they were my teammates. >> reporter: the 32-year-old's future is in question with endorsement deals worth a million dollars including sponsors like speedo. >> i am speedo fit. >> reporter: and polo ralph lauren. >> i've done the training. >> reporter: and while the summer games are now over, the u.s. olympic committee announced late sunday they're not finished with the matter. >> we are going action on this when we get back to the united states but i think we all overstundz what happened at this point. >> reporter: there are actually several organizations that could sanction the swimmers. so far no word on any d disciplinary action. he's not finished with swimming, he says. it just remains to be seen if the sport of swimming is finished with him. >> more on this from amy.
jeremy schaap. we were just talking and this article piecesing to the video and some of lochte's revised accounts and say they jive and puts questions back on those security guards in there's no doubt about that. in many ways this story exonerates lochte and implicates both the security guards who according to this investigation might have committed a crime themselves and it also lays some blame at the feet of the rio police whose accounts of what happened don't jibe as you say with the facts on the ground so i think this might in some ways force a reconsideration of the judgment against ryan lochte in the court of public opinion. >> because they said there was no vandalism to the bathroom. didn't look like anything had been repaired so it does back up what lochte is saying now that he just exaggerated. >> and beyond that they spoke to an eyewitness, someone who saw the situation, excuse me,
were pulled, saw a badge flashed, turns out the security guards were off duty prison guards, so you can understand in some ways how in ryan lochte's mind this felt like a robbery or at least extortion. >> especially when you're under the influence of alcohol. >> which he admits that he was and so were the others. >> the usoc says it might consider further action against lochte and his teammates. what do you think will happen. >> i wouldn't be the usoc, u.s. swimming come down pretty hard on ryan lochte. we're going to have to see, though, how public opinion is swayed by this story in "usa today," if that's going to in some way alter their approach if they're going to be more lenient than they might have been otherwise. they suspended michael phelps six months for a dui weaving in traffic drunk, you know, putting other people in harm's way, how would you justify giving that
something at least on the fast is that is less serious. >> there's going to be a impact. big companies will shy away from getting involved with any controversy like this. in the long run, if he finds as right way to rehabilitate himself there might be even some ways for him to capitalize on this notoriety. i think there might be clever ways, but in the short term, people are going to say to themself, people make those digs we don't want to have any to do with ryan lochte but that could change. >> all right, a lot could change, jeremy schaap, thanks. we appreciate it. george. coming up on our big board, a massive price hike for a life-saving allergy medicine. could the new costs of epipens leave your family at risk. why a former navy s.e.a.l. over writing a book about osama bin laden. and who will play spider-man's mary jane.
time now for the big board. our team of insiders belief to talk about today's top stories. dan abrams at the desk with us. we'll get to you in ray minute. let's begin with this huge price increase for epipens. many families now saying they can't afford to pay for the life-saving medication because the cost is so high. rebecca jarvis tracking the story. this is an eye-popping increase. >> it is, george. 400%. that is the amount that the epipens have gone up in cost since 2008 and as a lot of families are getting ready to they know the importance of those pens when they hit the classroom. this is an outrage. you have mylan pharmaceuticals, the company that creates the epipen that grbts it say they are working tirelessly to get access out there to all the families who need them. they also say that nearly 80% of the commercially insured patients using the epimen savings card received it for 0 dollars but the issue i'm hearing from a number of parents
you're uninsured or even if you are insured, you might not actually have access to that program. >> rebecca, i mean, so many people calling this company vultures and what impact does it have on the company's bottom line? >> that's right, amy. the person who called them vultures is martin kelly, the poster child for bad behavior in that and the stock since this news came out about the 400% increase in prices it took a hit down 1 senators have said they'll start investigating the prices. that's never a good piece of news for a public company. >> all right, but maybe it might make a change for those families hoping for more a more affordable option. a former navy s.e.a.l. has agreed to pay the government nearly $7 million. matthew bissonnette reached the settlement with the department of justice over the best-selling book about the operation to kill osama bin laden. dan abrams is here to talk about that so bissonnette agreed to
book. what do you make of it. >> this is a fight no one wanted. this guy is a true american hero. you're talking about you were le heart, silver star, numerous bronze stars. he wasn't alleged to have disclosed classified information. what he was accused of was not allowing the government to vet his book and some of the slides for his speeches before he did it. now, when you have access to sensitive information like that, that's one of the rules, right? you want to talk about this publicly, fine, but you get our authorization first. he didn't. and that's what this settlement relates to specifically the lack of vetting. >> he says he was wrongly advised that he didn't have to get this preclearance so is that why he was singled out by the government. >> we've seen a lot of books about this, et cetera, movies. the reason he was singled out was related to the vetting. it's not that the information was made public, it's that he didn't get permission to release this particular information.
very seriously as you can understand, the need to get classified information or potentially classified information approved first before they can release anything. >> does this mean he can't make any money in the future talking about this. >> no, so he had to pay back for the speeches he gave in 2013 because he used slides that hadn't been vetted. so now he can give speeches, he can talk about it. he just has to make sure everything is aboveboard, that the government knows what he's doing, knows basically what he's saying and sorts of slides, the material he's using, et cetera, then he can try to make some of that back. that's a big number, right? talking about over $7 million. >> a costly lesson. >> absolutely. that's exactly the same thing he said too. >> we'll move on to a controversial brewing about who may play spider-man's girlfriend in the new movie. one has zendaya playing mary jane and want to talk to larry hackett about that. created a little bit of a backlash on social media.
should be reserved for a white actress. >> they're old and written many years ago when people of color didn't have starring roles and the fans of these things take it seriously. on the other hand most of the fans tend to be young people much more open to the idea of n nontraditional casting as they call it. you know, i want to point out we're talking about the casting of the girlfriend of a man who plays a spider in a movie so i think we can probably loosen up the reins here a little bit but this is kind of a trial balloon on the part of the s whether intentionally or not and getting some reaction. most positive, some is always going to be negative in the internet world. so, you know, hopefully for zendaya she gets the role because she's been bandied about now. >> give my girls a reason to go. >> we know hollywood has received recent and quite a bit of criticism for casting white actors in what one might assume should be a role reserved for colored people. is this potentially the industry trying to right itself doing something right? what do you make of this move?
negative press before. >> i think the industry is sensitive. you have a case, you know, about a month ago with matt damon in that picture where he played a white guy saving people in the siege of the great wall of china. and you had a case of casting of emma stone in "alo"aloha" where was supposed to play an asian person. i think there is an effort to kind of change this around. i think, though, that this has to happen at the studio level and it has to happen at the casting level. having the oscar time is too late and nyes to be now so in this case the zendaya conversation may be a good one and may be the start of more broad changes clute the industry. >> larry, thanks so much. want to thank dan and rebecca as well. coming up next the race against time to save a toddler trapped underwater. the harrowing 911 calls and how she managed to make it out alive. mustangs... i can't believe we live in the middle of all this. they're supposed to be one of the most gentle
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a toddler surviving after being trapped under a capsized boat for nearly an hour and first responders trying to find her. now she's safe and sound and her parents are sharing their story. gio benitez is here with more. >> reporter: just an incredible story. the girl was nowhere to be found and when they finally found her, nobody could believe their eyes. take a look at how she survived. >> we thought we were going to lose her. >> reporter: this morning tammy and brian say it's their daughter kennedy is home. >> yay. >> reporter: the 23-month-old incredibly surviving after being trapped under the family's capsized boat in florida's indian river for nearly an hour. >> i'm in the river. my boat crashed and i have a baby stranded in the water. please god send someone now. >> she's got a baby in the water. >> yes, please hurry. >> reporter: the boat flipping after hitting power lines and tammy and brian escaping the water safely with their 7-month-old daughter but kennedy
only her heart wrenching cries heard in the darkness. >> we couldn't tell if she was in the boat or if she was trapdzed under the boat or if she was out in the river because we heard cries but it sounds like it was coming from everywhere. >> reporter: first responders rushing to the scene and after nearly 45 minutes, they begin to lose hope. >> we were just getting ready to leave and that's when we heard a light cry. i was listening and could hear she was right there. >> rep was floating in a life vest under the boat inside an air pocket. >> i mean it's a miracle. it's a complete miracle that everything worked like it did because we shouldn't all be here today. >> incredible. little kennedy spent two nights in the intensive care unit. police say that life jacket, that little life jacket, that's what really saved her life. >> amazing she found that air pocket. >> incredible. it's just incredible. when you hear that story there she was right under the boat.
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back here on "gma" an update from louisiana. more than 60,000 homes damaged or destroyed across all the parishes. lots of folks applying for federal assistance and we still have some flood warnings in place in parts of texas too, that moisture pooling up. we'll still see some south of dallas. a little bull's-eye. two to three inches and so many asking this question, we hear about the atlantic heating up
good morning. 7:56. manatee county deputies are looking for the man that escaped a deputy's cruiser while handcuffed. deputies arrested joel canchola for violating probation after after putting him in th of a cruiser joel canchola escaped from an open window. wearing no shoes. if you see him call the manatee county sheriff's office. here's janelle with the morning commute. >> good morning. we're watching a couple of accidents out there, the first one in pinellas, state road 580 at mcmullen booth. seeing a little slowdown heading westbound so give yourself extra time there. we are also following a crash in hillsborough, busch at dale
intersection this time of morning. and slow southbound on dale mabry. we can check the drive times on dale mabry and compare it to the veterans expressway to see which is a better option. still looks like dale mabry is moving just about five minutes faster from van dyke to 275, 40 minutes is your drive time on the veterans expressway. and slowing down here on the howard frankland bridge, it's taking 10 minutes to cross right now. captain good morning. >> reporter: accident westbound i-4 just approaching the junction with i-275. it was in the travel lane but it's been moved to the median now, fhp on scene. you can see westbound i-4 coming through ybor city in the merge with 275, it's not bad though there's residual backup to 50th street. unlimited visibility, a lot of sunshine today, very few thunderstorms will develop, rain chances below normal for
so with the additional sunshine and lack of thunderstorms that we're going to have a heat index value well up there. in fact air temperatures back in the mid-90s. already feeling like 91 with the calm wind. not much to keep you cool. 85 is the feels-like now in st. pete. hour by hour will take you through the afternoon, highs in
good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m., and we have new details about prince's death. pain pills with the wrong labels, 50 times more powerful than heroin. the latest from the investigation. ? danger at the beach. >> i think we've all been there. realize suddenly the water has gotten a lot big sfler right in the area that seems perfectly safe, the hidden dangers lurking in the shallows, how to protect yourself from being rushed to the e.r. and dangerous woman. she's the first u.s. boxer to win two gold medals and you'll never guess the lucky token she had in her pocket. claressa shields joins us this morning as she says --
? >> good morning, claressa, good morning to you. country week and there's chef bill durney and he'll kick off our playlist with country meats and sweet sfwlgs we have star power from jennifer lopez. why she is holding a pie. 's that had even usher shaar struck take agent picture on stage with lionel richie all coming up. first news from tom llamas with the morning rundown. >> we begin with breaking details overnight about the new wildfires erupting in the west. three fires are now raging out of control in eastern washington state. at least a dozen homes and buildings burning into the ground. dozens of families forced to evacuate. one fire exploded from 250 acres
hours and in southern california, some good news. evacuation orders have now been lifted for people living near a massive fire in san bernardino county. donald trump may be poised to abandon one of his most controversial promises. he vowed he would kick millions of undocumented immigrants out of the country but now his new campaign manager is hinting he could change his mind on creating a controversial deportation force saying the plan is not written in stone. >> to be determined as the unfold he will lay out this specifics of that plan that he would implement as president of the united states. >> reporter: now, trump is also taking heat for his pitch to black voters after saying they're living in poverty with bad schools and no jobs, trump is already beginning to prepare for his upcoming debates with hillary clinton holding his first debate prep session over the weekend. former secretary of state colin powell is clarifying a report that suggested he advised hillary clinton to use a personal e-mail account. powell tells "people" magazine that clinton's people have been,
but he says clinton was using her private e-mail serve are for one year before he told her about his use of personal e-mail for unclassified messages. and overseas there's growing concern that isis is turning to children to carry out attacks. turkey's president is blaming the terror group for a suicide bombing at a wedding that killed 51 people. funerals for the victims beginning today. the bomber believed to be as young as 12 years old and a shocking scene in iraq, police arresting this boy explosives around his waist. take a look at that. they say he was minutes away from an attack. back here at home a new twist in the prince death investigation. the associated press reports painpills found in the singer's homes were mislabeled and actually contained the powerful narcotic fentanyl which killed him. investigators say the mislabeled pills could be a manufacturer error or could have been illegally manufactured. now, federal health officials are warning that local transmission of the zika virus could spread to other gulf coast
here's why. they're concerned about recent flooding in texas and louisiana because standing water could be a breeding ground for mosquitoes carrying the virus. president obama visits louisiana tomorrow to assess the damage. 3200 people remain in shelters. 60,000 homes are damaged or destroyed. and finally one boy with a big heart helping other those flood victims roo it there in louisiana. instead of accepting gifts at his birthday party carson boutte spent his birthday pizzas to families. his goal was to spread a little sunshine to a few people but know nations came pouring in and he ended up handing out more than 300 pizzas to total strangers, a little boy with a big heart. >> that's fantastic. thank you, tom. jesse, what do you got? >> "pop news," george. this monday we'll kick it off with an amazing monday -- are you guys ready for this? i'll rail here on some a-list
richie, ciara and bon jovi all-star team, gwen at the nanny and blake shelter at the 2016 apollo in the hamptons benefit. j. lo was snapping this epic selfie video to capture all the a-lister on instagram including gwen stefani throwback. take a look. ? ? don't think i know what you're saying ? >> and gwen wasn't the only one on the richie. you see the roots, chris rock up there, usher. if the guest list wasn't impressive enough how about john mcenroe, don johnson, pharrell, christie brinkley, katie holmes, jack nicholson all made an appearance. it was hosted by ronald perelman raising 5 million to benefit the historic harlem theater. >> always gets them out. do we know why j. lo was holding a pie? >> she likes pie.
>> really getting to the matter. forgoat all the a-listers. next up, all right, all right, all right, big news for matthew mcconaughey fans. turns out he has a youtube channel. who knew. not too many people. but then it was reddit to the rescue, 200 followers to more than 70,000 and counting, mcconaughey has only posted six videos nearly two years since he started the chapel but i'm pretty sure we few more video diaries now he has a much bigger audience. good news for mcconaughey fans. >> i was one of the original 20. >> like that. and finally, the 2016 rio olympics ended last fight with a big bang and the fastest man in the world usain bolt got a royal message on his birthday. prince harry wishing the olympic gold medalist congratulations on his 30th birthday tweeting now
greatest you might be ready for a re-run. so back in 2012 prince william harry visited jamaica and bowl bolt let him win and looks like prince harry is coming for one of those nine gold medals that usain won because he's the fastest human being in the world. i don't think usain bolt has much to worry about this time. >> you can see in the body language prince harry was like this and usain was like bury walking. >> have fun with that. enjoy. all right, see what's coming up on the "gma morning menu." danger at the beach. as safe as you think. the threat sending hundreds send to the e.r. gold medal glory, 21-year-old claressa shields making boxing history at the olympics. now she's joining us here live. plus, we're kicking off "gma's" country playlist week with delicious meat and music, old dominion performing live. all of that coming up on "gma" here in times square. ? "gma's morning menu" is
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there she is, claressa shields, she won big in rio and she'll join us live in just a bit. hello, claressa. but first "gma" is on the
lookout with a summer swimming alert. all of us know about the dangers of deep water but hundreds heading to the e.r. because of surprise dangers in shallow water and becky worley joins us. what to do when you're hit by unexpected waves. good morning. >> good morning. yeah, when we head to the beach we fear riptides, sharks but most injuries including broken bone, concussions, even paralysis happen just ten feet from the dry sand.
down on you. the place where you feel safe in the shallows. >> oh, moi god. >> reporter: but sometimes that area can turn dangerous in seconds. >> i think we've all been there. you realize suddenly the water has gotten a lot bigger. in this delaware hospital alone nearly 2,000 swimmers with injuries requiring emergency treatment in the last five years. >> the energy from four-foot wave is the same energy of getting hit by a small compact car moving at 20 or 30 miles an hour. >> reporter: josh bazle spent his childhood until one day -- >> i was in waist high water when a wave picked me up and slammed me head first against the ocean floor. >> he is now a quadriplegic. i'm heading into the water here in malibu, california, a big swell hitting today. with me los angeles county
when a big waves dumps you on that hard sand. >> it's like wet cement. >> to stay safe experts say swim in lifeguarded areas. >> they'll give you the safe area to swim. >> reporter: think like a surfer, study the water before you get in. >> look at the ocean. how that situational awareness. >> reporter: waves come in sets. get through the break zone during smaller waves. caught inside as a big one hits don't brace yourself standing tall. >> tightens you up and the wave will push you o into the sandy bottom. >> reporter: as counterintuitive as it is if you see that wall of water. -- go down and grab sand. >> you go under that and it dissipates. grab a breath of air, and relax under the wave. >> if you aren't able to get beneath a wave and a big one tumbles you these next instructions could save your life. >> grab the back of your head.
you hit the sand you're protecting your head like this. >> whoo! spin cycle. i spoke with water experts on the east coast too and they say the majority of injuries they see happen are when people are getting out of the water. so time your exit to coincide with the smaller waves, get through the break zone as fast as you can and, george, you have to keep your head on a swivel watching behind you for those bigger waves. >> yeah, about putting your hands behind your heads. you had a real scare with riptides when you were out there in we were treading water behind the break zone and realized we were 200 yards offshore. but this is proof that knowing what to do in the ocean makes it safer to be there. we swam parallel to the beach, 10, 20 yards and were out of the rip calmly making our way to the shore. listen, i love the ocean. i want to help people have tools
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? go ? this is what we've been waiting for all morning back with the young woman making history at the olympics overcoming obstacles in and out of the ring. claressa shields capturing gold again becoming the first american olympian to win two gold medals in boxing and she is joining us now from rio with the big number 2 right there. congratulation, claressa. i loved how you decided to celebrate there. tell me what was going through your mind when you got that second gold >> well, when i won i didn't know i won -- i knew i had won and did a great job, i had won unanimous and i was super excited. i don't know why i did a cartwheel but it just happened. >> you did a cartwheel, claressa, because you could and i fully applaud that. now you pulled out your gold medal from 2012 when you were on the podium. tell me why. >> well, you know, i knew i
olympic gold medal when i was 17, i wanted to let people know and let it be a memory i am a two-time olympic gold medalist and won when i was 17, i won the olympics when i was 21. like this is not a game. this is not a joke. i can really fight. i train hard and i got both my gold medals. i even shocked myself when i pulled it out. >> that smile, though, it was such a moment and all felt the pride that i know you were feeling in that moment a had quite a journey getting to that podium for the second time. you had a difficult childhood and talked about it. talk about how your past has helped mold you into the two-time gold medalist that you are now. >> well, you know what, after the first olympics, you know, just the fact that i've had so far was just the separation of me and my coach jason and with that he just taught me how to be stronger, like by myself and
to -- you know i had coach billy, i had coach k. my teammates and we trained hard together and got mad together and it was just like coming here, we all had so much faith in each other to do like -- to do great things that we were okay with the results that we got but just like -- just the buildup to be here, i think i went without a coach for one year where i was just training decided i would go, you know, make this quest for the olympic games and i had just won a world championships and i did that training on my own so to get that 2016 medal and get all the support i had was great and glad i did it and, you know. maybe 2020, who knows. >> oh, i mean we can only hope for 2020. i know part of your mission is to inspire others to help other, tell me how you're going to do
medals? >> well, with the platform that i have now, i'm just going to, you know, tell people my story and tell them how my story involved god helping me get to where i got and how me being faithful to god helped me be where i am and train hard and put my body through all that hard work and still be able to smile about it afterwards and not be bitter about it. and just to those kids who i know from similar backgrounds to tell them they can make it. i want to find a few programs where i go and i speak and we actually have places for the kids to come. it's not like an after-school program. more of like a program to where they learn how to navigate their life out of school, you know what i mean. >> oh, and you are the perfect role model for that claressa, we can only hope for 2020 in tokyo with more of you. thank you for joining us.
let's head outside to ginger. >> all right. i'm just over here hanging with ayla from pennsylvania. i wanted to show you something. look at this video from arizona, this is a dust storm that rolled through on there sunday. a time lapse of it. one photographer at ax 15 -- wow, look at that. oh, my goodness. interesting look at that. old dominion day. have you noticed we're a little country and did a forecast for a lot of folks in the b their lives are intertwined. roanoke is important to them, 83, harrisonburg, 80. did you notice how much cooler it is? isn't it fresh? one of the coolest mornings we've had in two weeks.
good morning. a crash to tell you about, in wesley chapel, if you're trying to get to i-75 could see a little slowdown, eastbound wesley chapel boulevard ri as the southbound entrance to i- 75. again just a little slowdown. give yourself extra time. a few crashes on i-4 westbound, none of them causing major roadblocking but are seeing some visual delays, down to 26 miles per hour through the plant city area. let's check drive times starting all the way back in lakeland, it's taking 40 minutes just to get to downtown tampa. 24 minutes from county line
75 to 275. let's take a breather with all that traffic stress. fake a gander outside, gorgeous skies. this is not normally what you would see later this afternoon but i think today we're going to have a lot of sunshine here, a few clouds but limited rain chance was dry air up above. still going to be humid, but it's going to be a dry day, temperatures already feeling like they are in the 90s. specifically at the airport. look at that, indices later on today, that's the feels-like to 100 to 105. titan doppler radar not doing much now. later today not doing much either. i think we're going to continue to see this limited day of showers and storms. like yesterday. even a little less so today maybe towards polk county, hardee, desoto seeing a couple of showers and storms later, but that is about it. with the lack of rainfall and cloud cover, look what the temperatures are doing.
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us after last night's fierce smackdown telling all and that's coming up. we're kicking off our "gma" country playlist week. look over at the chef bill durney is here. along with old dominion and, boy, we got a lot of meat over there. in just a little bit. >> first i am here with an american hero, noah galloway, you know him from season 20 of "dancing with the stars." he has a new memoir, "living with no excuses" all about his inspirational journey from the battlefield to the ballroom.
sit-down? i was afraid i would fall over. you are incredible and you talk about a real transformational moment for you, 9/11, the moment you decided you want to fight for your country. >> i was in college and seeing that, you know, the scenes that everyone in the world watched live on television, that was enough for me to drop out of school, join the military to be part of the fight. >> you found a passion there but then in december of 2005 your humvee hit a roadside bomb and lost your armnd and your recovery was long and hard. what kept you going? >> you know, there were several things. that's what i talk about in the book. people assume it was one turning moment that got me back into living my life and, you know, being a better father and getting back into fitness but there were several things. that's what i share in the book and go into great detail of my depression. >> you hit several low moments. >> yi, i did. it wasn't just one turning moment. it was one attempt failed. another attempt fail.
coaster of emotions and i share that in great detail with this book. >> i love one of your quotes. you say i needed to quit concentrating on what i lost and focus on what i had left. how do you make that mental shift are it sounds great but it's really hard to do. >> i've been asked how long did my recovery take and honestly it took about five years. that's not just physical, that's the mental and emotional effects that had had on me and to recover from that. >> incredibly you decided to speak up and and become an inspiration for so many people in your same situation and in similar ones. tell me about the courage it took to stand up and share something so personal. >> well, i mean rat first it was just me trying to be a better father. getting back into fitness and i started gaining this following as i was doing things then made men's health and went on "dancing with the stars" and it was incredible, the reaction but this book, i share the sides of my story that people don't know
because when i was going through those struggles, i thought i was the only one. i was hiding it from everyone and i'm hoping that it'll connect with somebody or someone ha may know someone going through that and see those signs to help them. >> dealing with loss, whatever it is. you mentioned "dancing with the stars." you were fantastic. i mean had you ever danced before and what did you think when producers said, hey, i've got this proposition for you. >> you know, i didn't want to do it. asked me if i before. they convinced me to do it. people were so supportive of me. i was not the best dancer on the show but i lasted the entire ten weeks, me and sharna because of what sharna burgess was able to do with me, tell my story through dance and i give her all that credit. not just missing a arm or leg but no ability to dance -- >> you came in third place. nations. what was your biggest takeaway interest that experience. >> the reaction from people and
danced to toby keith's "american soldier" and that dance are the reaction from everybody was incredible. and that kept me motivated week after week to just do the best i could and to push and improve etch week. >> i know that continues to reach out to you. how can we do better to improve the relationship between vets and the rest of us. >> i'm hearing a lot of things from veterans. when i was on the cover of "men's health" and on with the stars," they were proud to see positive stories of veterans. push those positive story, not just mine but others. veterans are successful and don't like to hear the negativity that comes with veterans because even vietnam vets, successful ceos from fought in vietnam and went through struggles and got help, went to college and have been successful and those are the stories that need to be told. >> well, it is certainly an honor to interview you and your story is one to be read, noah,
"living with no excuses." you can see more of noah galloway's incredible story tonight on "nightline" at 12:35 a.m. eastern right here on abc. noah, thanks again. >> thank you. >> george, over to you. >> it is an inspire story. now a brand-new series called taylor pyler perry's "to to home" and chris connelly t talks about it. >> reporter: special place within tyler perry's los angeles residence, ari of african-american pioneers in entertainment. >> this room just represents all of the people who have literally paved the way so i could be in this position and it's my homage to them. >> reporter: it remains a billion dollar phenomenon writing, directing and acting in plays, movies and tv series all under his name. >> you look like a big bottle of pepto-bismol. >> i'm sitting here in the middle of this success while at
everything that i've had in the past. >> reporter: his newest tyler perry's "too close to home," an eight-parter spanning washington, d.c. and a trailer park in the deep south. >> attempted ha ed assassinatio the president of the united states. >> i love the idea of just how fun and exciting it could be to have someone have this great life in the white house, living their dream and then have it a greedy whatever reasons and find themselves back at home. >> reporter: the besieged bonnie played by soap and broadway siren kelly -- >> she's strong. if bonnie was a friend of mine i would not mess with her -- >> me either. >> reporter: that social media superstar brock o'hern who saw this man bun video. >> how to make a bun in 15 seconds or less.
million views. >> i played jack in "jack and the bean stalk." >> the show will feature his first screen kiss ever. >> it was a lot of fun to be honest. >> how far do you have to go back to get somebody's first stage kiss. >> my first stage kiss i think i was 17 so -- and it certainly was not anywhere as good as the kiss that i had with brock. >> i've only been madea o stage. it's never going to happen. never going to happen. >> madea will return in "boo:a madea halloween" while he admits fatherhood has changed his priorities. >> it changes so much of what i dream about. business, where is the next dealy now it's about him. >> reporter: for "good morning america," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. >> thanks to chris for that. tyler perry's "too close to home" premieres tonight on tlc.
>> a very good morning to all my new friends. what a party we've got and a beautiful morning. look at some of these numbers coming in this morning as far as how cool it is. we called it a taste or touch of fall because it's 59 in chicago. 58 bloomington, illinois and look at that high, it moves on over here. you can feel it. it's almost -- i said almost cool. i don't know if i have to call it that. but 50 in far western new york too. that is the big >> this weather report brought to you by carmax. i'm not alone. joining us now fresh off their performances in last night's wwe summer slam at the barclays center in brooklyn the new first
finn balor, the demon king and the new women's champion, charlotte. >> thank you. >> wow. so millions of people are watching. barclays is nut, sold out. what does that feel like for you guys? >> well, what a night last night. barclays sold out crowd were electric. start to finish, obviously for me personally to be involved in one of the main events was a huge honor. >> what does it mean to be the universe cal champion? what does that mean to time, 16 years all overed world. europe, mexico, japan. it's very rare to get an opportunity to be the first. but last night i became the first ever wwe universal champion. >> people out here are pumped. charlotte, what does it feel like? so many other women, you're at the pinnacle now. >> you know, i'm honored to be here and i was here after wrestle main that so feels like yesterday but this title is a representation of all the hard
i am honored to be here as champ but this is everyone. >> we are so happy you're here. you'll give me moves coming up. see both champions, fin baylor and charlotte on wwe monday night raw tonight on usa. george. >> thank you, ginger. coming up here some secrets to the perfect barbecue from chef bill durney. that's next.
barbecue to kick off our country week. you've been sending in pictures of your best dishes. hometown barbecue of pit master bill durney. how does a guy from brooklyn get to do this. >> i know. it's a long way. i am from the south. i'm from south brooklyn. well, it's travel. you know, we all love to travel and i was inspired by people all around the world cooking on wood and wood fire and now i'm just inspired by, you know, the sites, sound, smells where i grew up, right here in new york city, brooklyn, new york. >> what a feast you brought us, rib, pork, all kinds of fixings. >> we brought some pork shoulders that we've been smoking for about 16 hours last night. we have some texas-style spare rib, shout out to texas. >> beef. >> yeah, pork ribs. >> pork? >> we got boos coming from the back. south of north carolina back there. we got some spare ribs and then
back rib. >> billy, is there a secret to grilling ribs at home. >> for sure. a lot think they can't get smoke on their backyard grills but they can. one of the tips we'd like to give is just to get a bunch of aluminum foil and wood chips and put them on your grill and let them slowly come up to temperature so they'll create a nice little smoke there. >> two different sections of the -- >> yes, two-zone cooking, on one side and the opposite for indirect -- >> your fans at home have questions. evan that will be asking a question. >> hi, this is evan here. i have a question about grilling. how do you get that smoky flavor on a gas grill in right, so this is what we were just speaking of on the gas grill. also i think the science we can debate the science but old wives' tale, should you soak the
the science behind it says wood combustion needs dehydration for the wood so why would we soak them before we put them on. >> what's your favorite. >> we like white oak and we like finishing it with cherry wood. it's a soft mild smoke whereas white oak is a hardwood that has a little more smoked flavor. >> standing here we'll smell like it for the rest of the day. i'm totally okay with that, by the way. >> we have another question from emily. >> chicken and pork usually take a long time on the grill. can i partially cook them to shorten the time on the grill. >> really interesting question. we got a question a lot at the restaurant, can we hold like this. but there is a danger zone. that's between 40 and 140 degrees so you never want to leave your meat partially cooked. you want to -- you can start it one way and finish it on the grill but it needs to be cooked tu to temperature. >> one last question, here comes
wanted to know how long i can keep pie meat and poultry in the freezer before it goes bad. >> awesome question, jen. so what we like to say for a safe time is about six months. hunters all around, you know, can do it for much longer periods but frozen for home cooked, six months in the freezer. nice and sealed, vacuum packed it'll be just as good coming out of the freezer. >> a lot of good tippers thanks for joining us. coming up, bold
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? "good morning america" is brought to you by target. expect more, pay less. >> old dominion giving us a nice start to the week. you're heading on a big tour. >> we are. headline tour. >> thanks for starting it here on "gma." great monday morning. >> thanks for having us. >> have a great monday, everyone. ? ? just for one more day what do
good morning. if you're in plant city heading to i-4 you might want to get another cup of coffee and let this play out because we have a parking lot here on i-4. pretty much completely blocked, a little further up near alexander, cars just getting through in the shoulder due to a car crash there. also a couple of other crashes along i-4, fender-benders. let's look at the crash we're talking about. one you get past this crash at alexander it doesn't get much better. on i-4 because again we have a through plant city. you might want to consider u.s. 92, that doesn't slow down until you get closer to macintosh. either way just give yourself extra time there. let's check the drive across the bay. only 13 minutes to get across the howard frankland, not bad, that is pretty average for this time of morning. 12 minutes across the courtney campbell, 11 minutes to across the gandy. it's already feeling like 94 in tampa.
95 clearwater. of course that is the humidity, with the feels-like temperature as far as the actual air temperature, still climbing but it's going to be a very hot day today with feels-like temperatures about 100 to 105 this afternoon. we'll do that with limited storm coverage. not zero but not 20% with plenty of sunshine early. then you see the futurecast getting going, by the time we get to -- goodness, there's not much there. so it's dry up above and so that is going to limit rain chances just a bit. i think we'll get back to it way it's going to go, for highs, the actual temperature in the shade, 95, plant city, 93 tampa. 95 apollo beach. of course it will feel even hotter, about 100 to 105 will be the heat index with all that humidity. so there's the way things are going to go for us today. we'll talk more about that at
these surveillance cameras could be the key to tracking down a violent carjacking suspect. ahead in a live report, reaction from a edge. >> then a local restaurant compelled to take action for victims in flood ravaged lows. louisiana. the personal push to help, what even surprised the staff. a dangerous carjacker is on the loose in lakeland. the polk county sheriff's office sending a major warning this morning. abc action news reporter rodney dunigan is live from the scene of the crime outside the bone fish grill on pipkin road. good morning, how is the victim doing? >> reporter: good morning.