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and had to miss 15 games. i'm sure he's champing at the bit to get out there. >> we're excited to see him out there. >> i didn't wear good morning, america. breaking news. special counsel robert mueller's questions for president trump revealed. what he wants to know about trump's businesses, possible obstruction of justice and that meeting in trump tower with the russians. and the white house fires back over that new report that trump's chief of staff repeatedly called the president an idiot. breaking overnight. this massive building, at least 20 stories tall, going up in flames overseas. crumbling to the ground. the race to escape. did a gas leak cause it? abc news exclusive. ashley judd one-on-one as she files that bombshell lawsuit against harvey weinstein, claiming the disgraced hollywood powerhouse torpedoed her career. >> i was being maligned and
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defamed because i stood up for myself and i said, no, you may not give me a massage. no, i will not watch you take a shower. >> weinstein responding overnight to the interview and lawsuit, only on "gma" this morning. ♪ and drama on the dance floor. adam rippon stealing the show with this fierce cha-cha and the surprise guest cheering on tonya harding but two couples are sent home. now they're here live on "gma" this morning. ♪ i wanna go out dancing ♪ i wanna go out dancing a good tuesday morning, may 1st. >> already. >> all right.
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and what a premiere last night, "dancing with the stars," they brought it. >> it was great. they brought it. you know who had a great night, tonya harding. her movie mom allison janney was there to cheer her on. must have been nice. >> academy award winning allison janney. >> great dancing on the first night as well. we have a lot of breaking news to get to including that news on the russia investigation. "the new york times" published a list of at least four dozen questions robert mueller likely wants to ask president trump and cover everything from trump's firing of james comey to collusion with russia during the campaign and trump's businesses. our chief justice correspondent pierre thomas is in washington with the latest. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: george, good morning, today we have more details on the kinds of questions that the special counsel likely wants the president to answer and it is clear the stakes are incredibly high. abc news has confirmed a list of roughly four dozen questions, first obtained by "the new york times" that describe the issues special counsel bob mueller wants to address with the president. the questions were developed by trump's legal team after they recently met with investigators from the special counsel's office. >> they met with mueller's investigators and they went through subject after subject after subject they wanted to ask
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about. and what the president's lawyers did is they wrote down all of these things and they came up with these 49 questions. >> reporter: the topics include the firing of former national security adviser michael flynn, the firing of fbi director james comey and questions about russia. flynn who pled guilty to lying about his conversations with russian ambassador kislyak has been cooperating with the special counsel. among the questions mueller apparently wants to know, what efforts were made to reach out to mr. flynn about seeking immunity or a possible pardon? and on the firing of former director james comey, mueller likely to ask, when was the decision made? why? who played a role and what did you mean when you told russian diplomats firing mr. comey had taken the pressure off? these potential questions get to the heart of mueller's investigation. was the president trying to obstruct justice? in essence, was he trying to cover up any ties to russians and what does the president know about any possible collusion? george. >> okay, pierre, thanks very much.
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let's bring in our chief legal analyst dan abrams. not surprising, dan, the president is already up and tweeting. let's put this up from the president right now. he says, so disgraceful the questions concerning the russian witch-hunt were leaked to the media. no questions on collusion. oh, i see you have made up phony crime collusion that never existed and an investigation begun with illegally leaked classified information. nice! a lot to break down there. first of all, the leaks came almost certainly from trump's legal team. >> there's no question that these leaks did not come from mueller's team but did come from trump's team. how do we know that? in "the new york times" article they make it very clear that this came from a list of questions that mueller's team read to them and so trump's team created this list that was then leaked by someone outside of trump's defense team but no question it came from trump's side. >> and no question also that it covers everything you would have expected mueller to be covering. >> well, including collusion. i mean, the president is saying there's no collusion and yet there is a specific question related to paul manart -- >> let's put that up as well. what knowledge did you have of
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any outreach by your campaig including by paul manafort to russia about potential assistance to the campaign. that is a question about potential collusion. >> it goes to the heart of the issue that mueller has been investigating from the beginning. you read these questions, and you say to yourself, there is simply no way the president can sit down with robert mueller and answer all of these questions. >> why? >> because he's going to inevitably contradict himself at the very least, meaning, questions about why did he fire james comey? on the one hand he has said he fired him based on he was thinking about russia and then, at another time, he said it was based on the memo because of the way he handled the hillary clinton investigation. you could argue maybe it was a little bit of both, but if it was related to russia, then he's got a potential issue. >> and that suggests a possible potential motive for a possible leak as well. we've known trump's lawyers consistently, including the one
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that left, john dowd, said you cannot sit down for an interview. you leaked the questions to convince the president. this is not an interview you can sit through. >> any rational person reads these questions and says, the president simply cannot do the interview with robert mueller. >> dan abrams, thanks very much. robin. now to more reports of turmoil in the white house. chief of staff john kelly is firing back over claims he called president trump a, quote, idiot on multiple occasions. our white house correspondent cecilia vega has more on this. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you. you know, we don't often hear publicly from john kelly but these reports have him so angry that he is pushing back calling them, quote, another pathetic attempt to smear people close to the president and distract from the administration's many successes. amid reports that his own chief of staff had been bad-mouthing him, president trump took to twitter to blast the media writing, the fake news is going crazy making up false stories and using only unnamed sources who don't exist. they are totally unhinged. according to one report, that is the same word john kelly used to describe his boss.
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cnn citing an anonymous source says kelly called the president unhinged after he made an off-the-cuff remark about wanting to pull troops out of syria, and that's not all. nbc also citing anonymous sources reported that kelly repeatedly called the president an idiot. one saying he doesn't even understand what daca is. he's an idiot. we've got to save him from himself. kelly so furious he instantly fired off a rare public rebuttal, saying in a statement, i spend more time with the president than anyone else and we have an incredibly candid and strong relationship. he and i both know this story is total bs. one aide who was also in that immigration meeting tells abc news he never said that. despite the president's recent praise -- >> and he's doing a great job in washington. >> reporter: they have had their differences. sources tell abc news the president was furious over the handling of domestic abuse allegations involving former
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staff secretary rob porter. at the time kelly made it clear he would be willing to step down and former fbi director james comey told george, kelly also threatened to resign after he was fired. >> he said he had seen the news and that he intended to resign because he wouldn't work for people who would treat someone like me in such a dishonorable way. >> reporter: now, sources tell me that the president has at times been frustrated with john kelly for cracking down on who has access to the oval office. and certainly, this is an administration where you can be in the president's good graces one day and out the next. sources tell me kelly and president trump are in good standing, for now anyway. >> thank you, cecilia. michael. now to the latest on that crisis at the border where a caravan with more than 100 immigrants are seeking asylum. overnight, customs began processing some of those immigrants, mostly mothers and children. our senior national
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correspondent matt gutman is on the scene with more. good morning to you, matt. >> reporter: good morning. that first batch of eight asylum seekers is right now being interviewed, having their applications reviewed on the u.s. border. it take years. it hinges on something called a creditable fear interview. basically an applicant said they would fear persecution if sent back home. they're waiting for their turn. it could be days away. the tent city, the little kitchenette in an act of defiance. these people sleeping on the floor have said they traveled 2,000 miles and they're willing to wait it out despite these conditions, michael. >> matt, we should note it is totally legal to seek asylum. >> reporter: that's right. it is legal to seek asylum and but a majority of applicants
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after a period of time are turned away. i have a been to many of these countries where this happens and from talking to these people here, many of them are fleeing gangs who have either killed family members or are threatening them. and in fact a u.s. study put out a couple of years ago said that 82% of female asylum seekers face a credible fear of persecution or sexual violence against them, so the reason for fleeing is very real, michael. >> all right, matt, thank you so much for your report. george. >> we'll head overseas for a dramatic claim about iran's nuclear program. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has revealed documents which he says are proof that iran lied about pursuing nuclear weapons. that's just days before president trump's deadline to pull out of the iran nuclear deal. chief global affairs anchor martha raddatz joins us with details. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. not only was the presentation dramatic with movie screen-sized graphics but the way the israelis got these documents was dramatic as well, reportedly in
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a secret mission in january with israeli spies seizing them in an overnight raid on a warehouse right in iran's capital, but the bottom line, prime minister benjamin netanyahu says this proves iran lied about its nuclear program and the u.s. agreed, but the documents predate the iran nuclear deal of 2015. in fact, the white house quietly corrected a statement last night saying the documents show the iranians had a clandestine nuclear program instead of have such a program but mike pompeo, the new secretary of state, says it still shows that the iranians did not enter the agreement in good faith and we have heard again and again the president say what a bad deal it is, george. >> right, but as you point out it does not show iran is violating the deal. the president set his own deadline for may 12th to decide what to do about the deal and of course that could have an impact on what's going on with the potential summit with north korea and their nuclear program now, and the president clearly saying where he wants this meeting to be.
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>> reporter: he does, george. you know, kim jong-un must be asking himself, can you trust a country that signs a deal and then rips it up? on the other hand, it wasn't president trump who signed the iran deal, so this could serve as a warning to kim that, if trump makes a deal with you, you better keep your end of the bargain, george. >> okay, martha raddatz, thanks very much. also overseas, an investigation is under way into what caused this massive high-rise fire in sao paulo, brazil, overnight. the flames spread to two buildings, one collapsed. you see it right there. that building was abandoned. had been occupied by squatters officials say as many as 50 families may have been living there. at least one person was killed. the cause of the fire is unknown. residents told the ap they think it could have been started by a gas leak. >> oh, my goodness. now we're going to turn now to embattled epa administrator
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scott pruitt. congress launching a formal investigation about how he used taxpayer dollars. now, the whistle-blower who says pruitt lied to congress last week is speaking exclusively to abc's kyra phillips. good morning, kyra. >> reporter: robin, good to see you. here's what we have that's new. abc news has learned that congress is now expanding its probe into embattled epa administrator scott pruitt over those allegations of lavish spending with taxpayer dollars and lawmakers are now requesting more than a thousand pages of documents from the epa and an interview with pruitt's former head of security. now this comes as an epa whistle-blower tells abc news in an exclusive interview he was fired after reporting a laundry list of what he considered to be red flags. overnight, the whistle-blower who calls his former boss a liar is speaking out. it was just days ago epa chief scott pruitt telling congress he never retaliated against staffers who defied him. >> i don't ever recall a conversation or -- >> was he just straight out lying?
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>> bold-face lying. >> reporter: now kevin chmielewski, a trump campaign veteran -- >> he's great. >> reporter: -- anlater dety chief of staff at the epa, tells abc news after he raised concerns over what he considered to be lavish spending by pruitt, a manager said he had to go. >> hey, administrator pruitt, either wants me to fire you or put you in an office that he doesn't have to see you again. >> reporter: pruitt under fire for renting a room in a capitol hill townhouse tied to a top lobbyist for 50 bucks a night and allegations he improperly spent tens of thousands of dollars of taxpayer money including first class plane tickets to morocco. that's where chmielewski, who was asked to approve the charges for pruitt and one of his top aides, says he drew the line. >> i refused to do it and once again, i think that was some of the beginning of the retaliation. >> reporter: congress now summoning pruitt's head of security, nino perrotta, about alleged death threats used to
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justify pruitt's high-priced 4-hour security detail. president trump still standing behind scott pruitt while the epa chief says he has no plans to resign, even though 170 members of congress including some republicans want him out. as for whistleblower, he says he would run through a brick wall for the president. robin. >> all right, kyra, thank you. michael. now to that fallout from the white house correspondents' dinner and the jokes about the president's team that some say crossed the line. this morning, comedian michelle wolf is doubling down, saying she wouldn't change a word. abc's adrienne bankert is here with the details. good morning, adrienne. >> reporter: good morning to you, too, michael. it was what she said about the president's staff and also how she chose to deliver some of what many are calling raunchy punchlines. she's not apologizing and doesn't have any regrets. from headlining the white house correspondents' dinner to making headlines. >> i'm here to make jokes, i have no agenda. i'm not trying to get anything accomplished, so everyone that's here from congress, you should feel right at home.
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>> reporter: this morning, michelle wolf's on the defensive in her first interview after fallout from saturday night's stand-up. the comedian telling npr's terry gross she was just doing her job. >> i wouldn't change a single word that i said. i'm very happy with what i said, and i'm glad i stuck to my guns. >> reporter: wolf admits she wasn't aiming to please the audience and those seemingly unfazed she said she didn't anticipate this much criticism. >> i wasn't expecting this level but i'm also not disappointed there's this level. i didn't want to cater to the room. i wanted to cater to the outside audience and not betray my brand of comedy. >> rorter: she's getting the most heat for jokes aimed at white house press secretary sarah huckabee sanders. >> i actually really like sarah. i think she's very resourceful, like she burns facts and then she uses that ash to create a perfect smokey eye.
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like maybe she's born with it. maybe it's lies. >> i think sometimes they look at a woman and they think, oh, she'll be nice. i'm not afraid to talk about things and, you know, i don't think they expected that from me. >> reporter: and at the same time as the controversy, wolf has a new weekly netflix tv show which the comedian has described as making fun of and offending everyone. that's set for the end of this month. back to you. >> all right, thank you, adrienne. and i've been to that dinner before and some of these jobs are very cutting and michelle wolf, that's what she does. >> it's been kind of an arms race for the last several years, escalating and escalating and escalating. >> you're right about that. rob, severe weather coming to the plains that could bring tornadoes and large hail. >> yes, we had hail and strong winds, 50 to 60 mile an hour winds yesterday. i-80 shut down for a time, a big pileup there including a
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fatality. a rare dust storm happening across that area and then hail in the same state. broken bow, nebraska, with golf-sized hail and probably a similar action with maybe a greater threat for tornadoes. we get a little more way in the dynamics and humidity. damaging winds from salina up to nebraska and higher threat for tornadoes during the day tomorrow. thursday more widespread. some details murky but ongoing threat throughout the week.
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good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco. mostly sunny today and highs climbing back to near average levels. there's a slight chance of some showers south and east of the bay area, especially this morning. dry and warmer pattern develops as we head through the rest of my accuweather seven-day forecast. low to mid-60s along the coast into san francisco, upper 60s, near 70 around the bay, and mid-70s inland to even 77 in santa rosa. we'll have the same temperatures tonight but a little more cloud coming up here on "gma," that abc news exclusive of ashley judd, her new lawsuit taking on harvey weinstein claiming he sabotaged her career after she refused his advances. now his response this morning. and new details on the golden state killer case. what we're now learning about the suspect's ex-fiancee and a possible motive. ex-fiancee and a possible motive. and stuck on dust. at shark we asked, what if the vacuum head could do more?
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and if you're pregnant or planning to be. ♪ otezla. show more of you. hi, there. i'm natasha zouves from "abc7 mornings." now, taxpayers could get a chance to roll back a 12 cents-a-gallon gas tax. organizers in southern california say they have more than enough signatures to get the issue on our november ballot. remember, it was legislators who passed the tax. voters did not get an initial say, and it went into effect in november. drivers on the road this morning are certainly burning up the gas. let's go to alexis smith with a check of traffic. hey, alexis. >> yeah, we've got a backup through the lexington hills area on northbound 17. that's due to a crash right around the cat statues. also want to check out some residual delays on 242 and 680 from an earlier sig alert in walnut creek, up to 16 and 17
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hey, good morning. we'll start with our temperatures. we're in the mid-40s to mid-50s this morning, about the same as yesterday. as far as your commute planner goes, breezy south of the bay bridge this afternoon starting around noon. you'll need the sunglasses, we'll see more sunshine as the day goes on. there's a chance of sprinkles in the central valley right now, but the big story's what's going to happen here as clouds pass us and temperatures rebound about 3 to 11 degrees above yesterday's level. may away from the coast is starting off warmer than average. natasha? >> all right, thank you so much, mike. we'll have another abc7 news update in about 30 minutes and always on our news app and join reggie, mike, alexis, jessica and me for "abc7
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two couples were eliminated. they'll be here with us live this morning and we'll have a conversation with them. >> yeah. >> he looked like he was just having a little bit of distance from what was going on. having a good time though. have a lot of headlines to get to, including the white house has decided to postpone its decision on imposing tariffs and on imports of steel from the european union, canada and mexico. they put it off for 30 days as the u.s. prepares for trade talks with china this week. and take a look at these good samaritans, they're being praised for a dramatic rescue in los angeles. there you see a dozen people some dressed in military uniforms all racing to save those trapped after a big rig overturned on the 405 freeway. they pulled one person to safety before firefighters arrived. three people were injured in the wreck. we'll continue now with that abc news exclusive. actress ashley judd sitting down with amy opening up about her decision to sue harvey weinstein over alleged sexual harassment. amy, you spoke with her there in l.a. and she claims that weinstein sabotaged her career after she resisted his advances.
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good morning. >> reporter: that's exactly right, robin, good morning to you. it's been nearly seven months since ashley judd first claimed harvey weinstein cornered her in that l.a. hotel room 20 years ago asking her for a massage and to watch him in the shower. acrding to her account, that certainly triggered the me too movement and the time's up movement and that helped prompt more than 80 women to come forward with accusations against him and his alleged predatory behavior but this morning, judd says she is still not done holding him accountable. >> i lost career opportunities, i lost money. i lost status and prestige as a direct result of having been sexually harassed and rebuffing the sexual harassment. >> reporter: this morning, ashley judd filing suit against harvey weinstein. the actress alleging in her complaint that he torpedoed her career by retaliating against her for rejecting his sexual
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demands in the late '90s. and that he smeared her name and reputation by telling "the lord of the rings" director peter jackson and producer fran walsh she was a nightmare to work with, and she should be avoided at all costs, comments she alleges cost her a role in that franchise. you are filing this lawsuit against him. why now and what do you want? >> so, what i want is for mr. weinstein to be held accountable for his illegal conduct. i was on such a roll, you know, my career opportunities after having been defamed by harvey weinstein were significantly diminished. >> reporter: in an interview last december jackson said judd was removed from his casting list as a direct result of the negative comments weinstein studio said about her. saying, it us with very likely a smear campaign in full swing. what was your reaction when you heard him say those words out loud and publicly? >> you know, i felt i'm going to get upset bit. it's very upsetting.
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it was a special time to be invited into their offices and i was really shown what was going on behind the scenes creatively and then all of a sudden mysteriously we never heard back. >> you thought you were going to be used in this franchise. >> i was being invited to consider which of the two roles i preferred. >> and then all of a sudden, poof. >> it was just poof. we never heard anything back. i was being maligned and defamed. because i stood up for myself and i said, no, you may not give me a massage. no, i will not watch you take a shower. >> on one hand you had to feel vindicated. on the other hand, incredibly sad. >> i felt very sad for the self that i was because i knew something was wrong and didn't know what and now we know what was being said that lead to that radio silence. >> that you were difficult to work with. >> oh, i'm perfectly imperfect.
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you know, i'm not the most cheerful morning person that was ever born. i can certainly give you that about myself. but i have confidence in my professional integrity. >> reporter: representatives for harvey telling abc news, the most basic investigation of the facts will reveal that mr. weinstein neither defamed ms. judd nor ever interfered with ms. judd's career, and instead not only championed her work but also repeatedly approved her casting for two of his movies over the next decade. judd's attorney says the evidence is clear. >> when someone defames and lies about someone's business and livelihood it's a particularly clear case of damages. >> reporter: judd says she's not just taking action for herself. >> the ultimate goal is for safe and equal workplaces and for economic damage to women's careers in particular to end and for the threat and action of retaliation to end. we all experience that and it is illegal behavior. >> do you imagine the ashley judd from 1997 seeing this today right now?
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>> it's a powerful thought. it's wonderful to be able to take a stand on behalf of the younger self that i was. >> reporter: as one of the faces of the time's up movement, judd says she will donate any money she receives from this lawsuit to its legal defense fund for other victims of sexual misconduct. harvey weinstein's team has repeatedly said any allegations of nonconsensual sex are unequivocally denied by mr. weinstein. robin, guys, back to you. >> all right, amy, thank you very much. safe travels back home. we'll bring back our chief legal analyst dan abrams. does she have a good case? >> even if you assume everything she's saying is true, it's still a very tough case. both based on the statute of limitations, stuff happened in the late 1990s, she's basically saying that statute of limitation when you wouldn't have been able to discover something until ler. and she's saying i didn't know he said these things about me until december of 2017.
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that's still a challenge particularly for example with regard to the sexual harassment claim because of course she did know that it had happened to her in the 1990s but then there are also potentially substantive challenges as well. >> let's say she can win on the statute of limitations. let's say that. does she have a strong defamation case based on merit? >> that's the strongest because she can say based on the statute of limitations i didn't even know he said these things about me. oh, my goodness, i learned that he said these things and so i sued within a very short period of time once i learned. the problem with the defamation claim is, he made comments like nightmare to work with. that's an opinion. that's not necessarily a fact. you have to say -- they're going to have to prove he said it, and even if he said it, that it wasn't his opinion, but that it was a statement of fact. so their better argument is, for example, to say that he said there were bad experiences, that sounds more factual than i thought she was difficult.
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but, again, still tough. >> so what does it mean for others who may be looking to follow suit? >> there are going to be statute of limitation challenges with regard to these cases that happened a long time ago. >> all right, dan, thanks. george. >> coming up, new clues about the golden state killer. what we're now learning about his ex-fiancee. it's just my eczema again,. but it's fine.
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the golden state killer. investigators examining his relationship with an ex-fiancee to establish a motive and trying to figure out if the kilr had even more victims. abc's whit johnsons in sacram with the details. good morning, whit. >> george, good morning to you. investigators want to know was there a turning point, something that happened in joseph deangelo's life that may have sparked his suspected killing spree. they're now focusing on a name that he allegedly cried out during a violent crime 40 years ago. this morning, investigators are taking a closer look at a breakup and whether it launched the suspected golden state killer into a murderous rage. one of his victims, a 1978 telling police during a violent sexual assault her attacker repeated a name. >> sobbing and saying, i hate you, bonnie. i hate you, bonnie after and over. >> you thought this guy had a grudge. >> he had a grudge and we didn't know was bonnie his mom, a wife,
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ex-wife, girlfriends. we just knew that there was a bonnie in his life. >> reporter: decades later that name would help investigators hone in on the former police officer deangelo. >> we run across a newspaper article of an engagement to a bonnie back in 1970, so now we have a guy that has a bonnie in his life, so something happened in that relationship that caused them to part. >> reporter: this morning, a source telling abc news that bonnie is bonnie ueltzen and that she's speaking with prosecutors. her former fiance joseph deangelo, now behind bars, on suicide watch, accused of 12 murders, some 50 rapes and dozens of burglaries. the san diego d.a. telling abc news prosecutors in that city and around the state are now sifting through cold cases to see whether deangelo could be responsible like the 1978 double murder of 24-year-old rhonda wicht and her 4-year-old son
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donald found strangled and suffocated in their beds. wicht's ex-boyfriend, craig coley, was exonerated just last november after investigators tested dna from the scene and found his did not match. >> as long as they get to the truth and they find out who did it, and it's resolved and justice is done, when it's served, it's served. >> reporter: police there now hoping to compare that dna to deangelo's. >> we have a female victim. it's a homicide. it was occurring during the same time period that gives us an interest since we have an unsolved case. >> reporter: and one of the big looming questions in this case, why did the golden state killer simply vanish in the mid-'80s? there are a lot of theories prompting law enforcement agencies across the state to take a deeper dive into their cold cases to see if deangelo could be connected. george. >> okay, whit, thanks very much. michael.
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take a look. >> hi, shaquem. it's julianna. i love watching you play football in college and i can't wait to cheer you on in the nfl. good luck. bye. >> making it look so easy. well, julianna and her mom kathleen are joining us now from houston, texas. good morning, you two. how are you? >> good morning. how are you? >> we are great. you know, julianna, i want to start with you. why did you make this video for shaquem? >> i wanted to wish him luck in the nfl draft. >> and while your luck paid off for him because he was picked in the draft by the seattle seahawks, and a million people have watched this video of you sending him that message doing that flip. what does that mean to you? >> i was really happy for him and i did not think that would
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have that many views. >> it has. i can only imagine how proud you are of your beloved daughter. just talk about how shaquem has helped her and inspired her. >> he's extremely inspiring to lots of kids that have different types of conditions. he shows that there's no limit takes to anything you can do, anything you want. just because you might look a little different than somebody else it doesn't mean that it's going to stop you and julianna has that same can-do attitude. she always has and they've become little friends just from having a common bond. >> i love the picture of the two of them that we're seeing. >> that's sweet. that's from a couple of years ago when they played -- when ucf played the university of houston. julianna had the opportunity to cheer on the field and then met shaquem right after the game. >> wonderful. >> we want to thank you two for joining us and know the seattle seahawks now have another fan, her name is julianna. >> absolutely. >> all right, thank you both so much and have a great day.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. new this morning, robert mueller's questions for president trump revealed. what the special counsel wants to know about trump's businesses, that meeting in trump tower with the russians and the firing of the fbi director. does it make an interview with president trump less likely? summer is just weeks away. gas prices already on the rise. this could be the most expensive driving season in years. so what's really driving the price hike and what states will get hit the hardest? parenting alert. what should you really be asking your children about social media. why doctors should be regularly screening your kids and the three tips every mom and dad should know this morning. dancing jaw dropper. adam rippon, his pro partner jenna taking the ballroom by
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storm. >> i'm not a scientist but we've got chemistry. >> two couples already out after live voting last night. we'll talk to them in just minutes. ♪ it's gonna be me justin timberlake posting overnight -- just wait for it -- because may is here. the memes explode on twitter on the first day of may just after 'nsync gets their star on the walk of fame. ♪ it's gonna be me as we say good morning, america. you can't stop singing. everybody has been singing it thanks to simone playing it. it is may. very special good morning to charlotte, north carolina, our "deals & steals on wheels" just rolled into town and they rolled out the welcome mat for tory johnson. >> tory is bringing incredible savings for everybody.
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witch-hunt were leaked to the media. george, he's clearly not happy. >> not happy but maybe he should check with his own team. it appears they came from his legal team. okay, pierre, thanks very much. michael. >> thank you, george. now, a travel alert as you prepare for your summer trips. gas prices are on the rise. after the price of crude oil climbs. abc's eva pilgrim and everyone is wondering how high will these gas prices go? >> reporter: well, michael, you better get ready to pay up at the pump if you're traveling this summer. right now, just to put it into perspective the national average $2.81, that's up from $2.39 this time last year, and experts are predicting this will be the most expensive driving season since 2014. analysts are expecting gas to average about $2.74 a gallon this summer. that is up from $2.41 last summer. now the reason for this basic supply and demand. global economic growth has driven up the demand. but the supply is down because of production cutbacks overseas. that driving up crude oil prices
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and companies are passing along those price hikes to consumers. michael, you know what this means, less snacks for us on those road trips. >> you know what it means for me, eva, it means pull out the bike, save money and get some exercise. all right, eva, thank you very much. robin. >> love your attitude, michael. spring is finally here but that also means it's allergy season. for a lot of people, those allergies seem to get worse every year and it's now proven that allergies do, in fact, get worse and the climate is to blame. according to the asthma and allergy foundation of america, allergy season is longer now because of rising temperatures, up to 27 days from 11 in 1995. now to help combat allergies, the aafa suggests wearing a hat when you're outside. >> okay. >> you hear about rising temperatures but it's been cold here forever, it seems. >> even in may. >> even in may. all right, coming up -- good one, george, i like that. i like that. that parenting alert about teens and social media.
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[ cheers and applause ] back here on "gma." traffic audience we have with us on this tuesday morning. always great to see everybody. and you have been out and about. >> i have been out and about. >> you have been getting it, girl. great to have you here. >> thank you, robin. good to be here. let's get a little "pop news" going. good morning, everybody. we're going to start with this. ♪ you have a choice, babe go ahead, michael. get after it. ♪ it's gonna be me >> 'nsync's classic song "it's gonna be may," it is gonna be may day which means justin all over the internet. this happens every year but it's great timing because also yesterday, the blockbuster boy
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band reunited for the first time in a while, almost two years, to receive their star on the hollywood walk of fame. congratulations, guys. [ applause ] there's ellen degeneres and carson daly were there to help celebrate and justin timberlake saying to his former band members, quote, we are really a family and the memories we have and the times that we've shared, i don't think i could really put into words how much the four of you mean to me. that star so well deserved. do you remember when adele broke the record for most albums sold in a week for her album "25." well, for 14 years before that the record was held by none other than these guys, 'nsync. for their 2000 album "no strings attached." >> i saw them in concert back in the day. i got to admit it was really good. >> they are so entertaining. congratulations to them. >> one more time. >> no strings attached. you -- ♪ it's gonna be me [ applause ]
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>> remember, it's as if you have your own personal auto-tune. hey, also in "pop news," ryan reynolds congratulating the cast of the "avengers: infinity war" on their blockbuster opening and in the same post he shared this hilarious note in which his character deadpool requested to join the avengers and was shut down by none other than ironman. in case you can't read it, it says simply, no, absolutely not, go bother professor x. no, and it's signed tony stark. reynolds posting that message. >> he's so funny. >> he posted the message along with a shot of the letter and he writes, from a guy who never knows when to quit, i'm glad you guys never did, congrats, avengers. don't worry, ryan, soon it will be your time to shine. "deadpool 2" set to premiere may 18th. we can't wait.
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and then finally, some people don't like the fact that baseball is a slow-moving game. not this guy, not lenox, the 3-year-old from california, milking everything he can out of his first home run. doing his own slo-mo. yeah. shrugging off his dad who is his coach. look, you have to watch this. [ laughter ] finishing a dramatic run. sliding into home base. >> get out of here, dad. >> it took 45 seconds for -- to travel 30 feet. his parents, lenox, they loved every minute of it, so did we. >> oh, my gosh. >> that really was fun. >> 3 years old and already the drama of it all. >> shrugging off his dad. that was the best. like i got this. >> lara, thank you. >> great as always.
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and now to our "gma" cover story, a new editorial in the journal "pediatrics" suggests doctors should start routinely screening children on their social media use. dr. david anderson, a clinical psychologist at the child mind institute is joining us right now. thanks for joining us. really appreciate it. [ applause ] when you talk about screening your children, what kind of screening are we talking about here? >> when we talk about screening we want in pediatrician's offices to be screenings for mental health and learning disorders. we want pediatricians to ask questions about depression symptoms or anxiety symptoms. what these docs are recommending is additional screening for social media due to its link to depression using a method called h.e.a.d.s. it looks at home life, education, sexual behavior, drugs, and now in addition social media use. >> how would a parent know if their child needs to be screened? >> you don't usually know before you're actually screened so tell parents it's about how to play it up for your child or teenager. say the pediatrician is going to ask you some awkward questions
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and answer honestly. >> and why is it important to ask about social media use? it's a different day and time from when i grew up. >> the issue is social media isn't in and of itself bad. you know, low dosesover social media can be relaxing for people or they can say it helps with social connections. it's more about teenagers spending a lot of time on social media and pushing out other activities important for development. and when we see that, the research indicates that teenagers may be at a higher risk of anxiety or depression, and we don't exactly know why if that's causal. you know, it could be that you're depressed and use more social media and you kind of withdraw, or you're already withdrawing and then you go to social media. >> do you have any suggestions for parents out there who want their children's social media use to be healthy? >> yeah, we can start with some of the basic suggestions. just being a digital neighbor to your kids, so understanding what they're doing online and getting to know some of the sites or social media apps they're using and the second thing is to maintain an open line of communication about what
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you might consider to be inappropriate behavior and when you might intervene if you saw them misbehaving in a certain way online. set limits as a family. go to or common sense media and look for media contracts to set up no screen times and ensure teens have a balance of the time they send online and the time they send irl as they would say. >> make sure you follow your kids on all social media. >> you should -- >> that's pretty much what you said. don't let them block you. >> the issue of following the kids on social media is that you have things like finsta and kids creating fake accounts so their parents can't follow them. more about having open conversations. >> all right, doc, thanks for the advice, always good. mental health awareness month starts today. the child mind institute is launching a new initiative and dr. anderson will talk more about that and answer your questions live from the "gma" facebook page so submit your questions. we appreciate that and, robin, over to you. >> all right, michael, thank you. now to the woman making no apologies for setting her sights high saying i want to be rich and i'm not sorry.
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it's in "the new york times" and her piece getting a lot of attention for what she says about women, ambition and money. rebecca, you have our attention. >> indeed, robin, yes. this is getting so much attention right now. she was an instant best-selling author and now she's proclaiming i want to be rich, saying it in "the new york times" and it got instant reaction. some saying money isn't everything while others, a big group of them including a number of celebrity fans, are embracing her ambition. >> i'm the wealthiest woman in america. how wealthy am i? i wanted to come down on a golden phoenix and i sure as [ bleep ] did it. >> reporter: in the 2016 comedy "the box" melissa mccarthy is the business mogul who rakes in the dough for laughs. now, novelist jessica knoll is laying it on the table laughing all the way to the bank, making no apologies for her own
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ambition, saying, i want to be rich and i'm not sorry, writing, success for me is synonymous with making money adding, and to be perfectly blunt about it, i want to be rich. >> it's important for women to get comfortable with being very direct and very candid about their goals and their ambitions. >> reporter: knoll's essay prompting quick responses, amy schumer writing on instagram, loved every word of this article. reese witherspoon tweeting, it's okay to be an ambitious woman. it's actually more than okay. it's goals. >> i've been thinking for a long time about the type of success that women are allowed to have and it feels like there's still a cap on it. >> reporter: research published by the american psychological association found that successful women suffer negative perceptions in male-dominated fields because of the perceived violation of gender stereotypes. knoll underscores that less than 12% of the world's billionaires are women and most of them inherited their money.
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she goes on to say, i want to write books but i really want to sell books. i want advances that make my husband gasp and fat royalty checks twice a year. >> it goes back to just getting comfortable with expressing ourselves, getting comfortable with stating our goals and making the public more comfortable with hearing them. >> reporter: and more than anything knoll says she wants an independence that she feels money can buy. she told us she knows money cannot buy happiness but having stability and freedom helps and her new book "the favorite sister" goes on sale later this month. >> it really has a lot of people talking about it. we are discussing it. >> yeah, absolutely. even in the makeup room this morning, the women in the makeup room said, okay, why not? why not want to be rich? >> nothing wrong with that. all right. thank you, rebecca. george. rob? all right. >> i'm here. george is standing right there. we're all in the same room. good morning, everybody. weather is warming up outside so it's time to play a little golf. we're going to take you to the
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birthplace of golf where they take it very seriously. >> look. remember, keep your eye on the ball, okay? all right, go. >> now, that's -- >> what are you doing? good job. that's keeping your eye on the ball for sure. he's like 3, 4, years old, noel there, and that's the old adage, you got to keep your eye on the ball to hit it and he did what mom said. good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco. mostly sunny today and highs climbing back to near average levels. there's a slight chance of some showers south and east of the bay area, especially this morning. dry and warmer pattern develops as we head through the rest of my accuweather seven-day forecast. low to mid-60s along the coast into san francisco, upper 60s, near 70 around the bay, and mid-70s inland to even 77 in santa rosa. we'll have the same temperatures tonight but a little more cloud
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we go to our interview with gwyneth paltrow, the oscar-winning mom is busy running her lifestyle site goop and she's out with her new book on women's health and she's now planning her upcoming wedding. kayna whitworth sat down with her to talk about it all. >> reporter: gwyneth paltrow is brimming with happiness. >> it's a very happy time. >> reporter: the 45-year-old actor, lifestyle mogul and mom, now engaged to producer brad falchak, and says she couldn't be happier to add bride-to-be to that list. what's your favorite bride moment? >> i think just feeling, you know, i'm super lucky and i have these incredible relationships in my life to feel that love and support from our community is really, really special, just it makes me cry every time. >> the kids, are they excited for the wedding? >> yeah, they are excited. >> and this is the first actual wedding, yes?
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>> yes, chris and i eloped and so i've never had a wedding or any of these fun bride kind of things so i'm really enjoying myself. >> reporter: in january, the couple announced their engagement on the cover of "goop" magazine's sex and love themed issue. a stimulating topic, long popular among subscribers, and the subject of their new book, "the sex issue: everything you've ever wanted to know about sexuality, seduction and desire." >> when the editors came and said we want to write a new "joy of sex" for the modern person i thought it was a great idea because i think that sexuality is an important topic and i think sometimes people think it's taboo and don't want to talk about it. >> there is literally nothing off-limits in this book. why did you want to go so bold with it? >> i think that we're living in a time where there's so much access to everything. i mean, i have a 12-year-old boy and i live in fear that he's going to learn all about sex from the internet and so i think
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you -- in this day and age, if you're going to write a book about sex and sexuality, you kind of have to cover everything. >> reporter: wanting to eliminate shame and create a culture of understanding, paltrow says she hopes the book will ignite conversations about the vast landscape of sexuality. for "good morning america," kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. >> the book is out today and gwyneth paltrow and the goop team are hosting a health summit in los angeles on june 9th. michael. >> thanks, george. now to that big night on "dancing with the stars." the athletes were showing off their stuff during the premiere but there was a double elimination and they sent home gold medal snowboarder jamie anderson and her partner artem and along with former world series champ johnny damon and his partner emma and they all join us live from l.a. good morning, everybody. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> i know it's tough. you are the first ones out. i know it's tough but at least you all have each other. and johnny -- >> yes. >> johnny, you won two world series. >> we're in it together. >> you're all together.
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just having this experience together but, johnny, you won two world series rings. how does this compare to that? >> well, i have been knocked out of the playoffs in the first round, so it kind of feels like that, you know, it's a gut check. i mean, it stinks but -- >> yeah. >> everybody brought their "a" game yesterday. you can't be too disappointed. my kids got to watch it and now they're saying, yeah, yay, when is daddy going to get home so i'll be home soon, kids. >> ah. >> you know what, that's how to make lemon into lemonade. a great way to do it. and jamie, you won the gold -- you're a gold medalist, jamie. you didn't seem happy with your performance yesterday. what would you have done differently? >> i'm not sure. i think just like everything -- you can always find room for improvement just like with the feetwork, holding my head up just like being a performer. i've never really danced so the whole thing was very new to me.
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>> and emma -- >> you did awesome. >> i gave it my all. artem was a great teacher, coach or whatever you call it, i don't know, and it was really n like from where i started two weeks ago to bei able to perform last night, like i'm really proud of myself. it does suck to get sent home first, but i'm kind of excited to go to the mountains, sorry. >> and shred. >> hug a tree. >> i'm going back to the trees. >> hug a tree, that's amusing. >> but i got to say, it's a tough competition. this dancing is very hard and it's so different from the sports of which you both are known for so i take my hat off to you because it's a very tough thing to just get out there and do, so everyone who is in this competition i applaud because it's not an easy thing to do. even though you are great in sports. that doesn't necessarily make this easy for you, emma, you and sasha got married. you went from the honeymoon
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straight to the ballroom and both were in the bottom three. he was saved last night so how difficult was it competing against your newlywed husband? >> well, being in the bottom three with sasha yesterday was devastating for me because instantly you know this isn't going to end well and i just love competing with him. it feels different because i'm on both teams so i've got me and johnny but i'm also on sasha and tonya's team. i thought they were amazing last night. and he's such an incredible teacher. i don't think people get to see him shine as much as i do. he's absolutely amazing. i really hope that he goes all the way. i'm backing him. i'm his biggest fan basically and i'm glowing as a newlywed. it's just the most amazing month so far. >> as you should be. we have's run out of time, you guys, but thank you guys so much.
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and good morning. i'm reggie aqui from "abc7 mornings." it's 8:27. oakland police are releasing new details about a double homicide. last night at 9:30 in east oakland, police found a man from berkeley and a woman from oakland suffering from gunshot wounds. this was at 89th avenue near international boulevard. both victims died at the scene. the victims' identities are being withheld pending notification of their families. we'll have more on that at 11:00 a.m., but right now, a look at traffic and alexis. yeah, we've got a major headache in the santa cruz mountains, northbound 17 in recovery mode after an earlier rollover crash north of the cat statues. but from glenwood drive to alma bridge road, you are looking at
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at least an hour and two minutes, so that will take a while to bounce back. checking out the bay bridge toll plaza, thinning out on the left but metering lights still on. reggie?
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still tracking a few sprinkles in the east bay hills and the diablo range and that will be the case for the next hour, hour and a half. temperatures running in the low to mid-50s in most neighborhoods. now on our way to the mid-60s to
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mid-70s. a warming trend beginning today, reggie. >> thank you, mike. another abc7 news update in about 30 minutes and always on our news app and "gma" in times like these we know it's important who you trust and where you start your day. so we thank you for making "gma" america's most watched morning show and we're honored to win the emmy for outstanding morning program two years in a row. we are "gma." [ applause ] >> that is right. and we got to say to that emmy, that is thanks to all our viewers and we really, really appreciate you guys out there every morning to wake up and watch "gma" and not only to our viewers at home who wake up to watch "gma" but also those who wake up and come to our studio. you guys are an awesome audience. thank you so much. [ applause ] and i have a question for our audience. a little audience participation. anyone in our audience from out of town.
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yeah? [ applause ] how many of you had to fly here? [ applause ] quite a few, all right, well, here's something that will be interesting. this morning we have the top ranked list of worst flight passengers. yes, this is according -- >> by name? >> i wish. this is according to expedia, a poll by expedia, but first want to hear about your flying pet peeves so i think we have some audience members who have some stories about some things that have happened to them on their flights. so we have audience members here who -- what do you have? >> i just don't like when people wear flip-flops and have their naked feet out and put them on the seat or touch you or they're near you. >> ew. >> you said that with conviction. [ laughter ] >> naked feet. >> naked feet. [ laughter ] >> are they touching you with their naked feet? what's going on with that?
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>> i don't know. it's gross. >> all right. let me know what airline you're on so i don't fly that. we have somebody else here. there you are. what's your name? >> tracy. >> what's your story, tracy? >> i don't like and have had it happen when the person in front of you and puts their ponytail up over the back of their seat and it's hanging down. >> what is happening? >> and you have to put your tray down. >> i've never heard that before. >> a ponytail is all up in your food. yeah. >> that's a new one. >> but i'm going to give you top five. the top five worst passengers -- >> i bet i can tell you what number one is. >> not yet. >> number five, the noisy neighbor. >> okay. [ applause ] >> okay. >> that was 29%. 34%, number four, the personal space violators. >> oh, yeah. armrests and everything. >> i think some people come in there and establish space immediately. >> we know about the man
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spreading, right? they do that. >> george and i know nothing about that. >> number three at 39%, the inattentive parent. [ applause ] >> that's a rough one. >> and i got a lot of people clapping knowing they are not paying attention to their child on that flight. [ laughter ] 43%, number two, the aromatic passenger, the one that's got a little -- >> that's a nice way of saying -- >> that's a nice way of saying a funky passenger is next to you. i've had that and that is unpleasant. that's when you got to cut your air and cut it and hit the other way. >> what do you think number one is? >> i know what it is. when somebody is kicking your seat. >> yes. you got it. [ applause ] >> 51%, the seat kicker, bumper, grabber. >> oh, that one too. when they --
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>> they go to the bathroom and pull your seat. sometimes when the seat in front of you is recline and you got to get up, you kind of can't help it. >> work on your thigh muscles to get up without -- >> of course. >> core. >> i have one more. it might be number six or seven. the person who sits in the window seat and the whole plane is dark and they keep lifting the shade and putting it down. [ applause ] that's you? wait. you're like you're flying over water or you're in the clouds. it's nothing. >> one person. >> i know. i'm guilty. i just like to see. >> there's nothing out there, robin. there's nothing, let me tell you, nothing. >> okay. my bad. my bad. thank you for bringing that to us, michael. >> you're welcome. >> now we know what to get him for christmas. some eye shades. >> yeah, that's it. all right, let's take you back to your college days now. what if you saw this flier up in your university hallway right there.
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burn to learn. it's a new course spng018. you take cla, a legitimate class, while spinning. it's a class and you're spinning as well and you get credit. >> oh, wow. >> come on. >> you spin -- do you spin -- is it a -- >> at your pace. >> what? >> sure, i'd do that. >> why wouldn't you? >> yeah. >> would y'all do that? [ applause ] why wouldn't you do that? it's a class -- it's at fordham university. fordham university. but it really is cycling. it's not a joke at all. it's a real course and getting credit and -- >> what are you getting credit for? >> what is the course? the course is research in management fitness integrated learning. managing impressions and organizations. [ applause ] >> i have no idea what that course is about. >> it isn't basket weaving. >> but if somebody asks what course you took and you said all that they'd be like wow. really i just rode a bike at my
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own pace and i read a comic book. >> my question to you, would you work out and -- >> i read on the bike. not a heavy-duty workout. >> i like to watch something visually. i can't -- i don't understand how people can jog and read. >> i can't jog and read. i can do a bike. >> i don't get it. a bike, i have to watch something. >> hopefully you're watching us when you're -- [ laughter ] hopefully. >> i tape the show and then i watch it on my bike later. [ applause ] all over. >> something else now -- >> i got something else. this is something we're all going to like. we'll celebrate cinco de mayo a little earlier, everybody. [ applause ] so right now in honor of the first day of may, our new guest is an accomplished chef who's back in new york city and one of
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my favorite restaurants downtown, please welcome chef ivy stark. [ cheers and applause ] >> wow. >> hi. how are you? >> thank you. >> oh, my goodness. >> wow. >> so what do we have, some asada tacos here? >> a bunch of different tacos and some guacamole for you. the perfect breakfast? and tuna? some tuna as well. >> yes. >> i have some grilled tuna. i have asada, vegetarian tacos. >> most people, they want to know the secret to making great guacamole. i want to ask you that. this is something you're an expert at. >> and there is a secret. so there's two little secrets. first and most importantly is that you have a ripe avocado.
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secondly you have to use sort of if you don't have a mortar and pestle, you need to take the chilies and grind it together with the grinder so you release the oils of all the onion and the chili and the flavors so when you add the avocado in and toss it together, you have all that flavor going through it rather than throwing everything in a bowl and mixing it. you guys all know now. [ applause ] >> what's your favorite? >> my favorite dish for cinco de mayo? well, it's the celebration of, you know, the bat of puebla so i like to eat food from puebla which is the mole from puebla. everybody has a different story about it. it has a tiny bit of chocolate and mostly chilies but turkey and mole poblano is the national dish. it's amazing.
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>> are you bringing out the margaritas next? [ cheers and applause ] >> we skimped on the margaritas. i'm sorry. you're not getting margaritas. ivy, thank you so much. this is excellent. >> my pleasure. >> elle torro blanco, i love it. everyone at home, you can get recipes for all these dishes on our website and, rob, we'll save you food but we'll go outside to you right now. >> you guys eat but whenever there's a mechanical bull in the segment, you know you have trouble. i'm here with country singer ben rue, our spokesperson for our sponsor roche diabetes care. you have a campaign as you partner with roche called buck off diabetes. >> yes. >> tell me about this campaign. >> rob, thank you so much for having me. i could not be more excited than to be in new york city. [ applause ] >> i love the crowd.
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i love it. >> yes, a lot of cool things going on. i released my brand-new single called "let 'em loose" which speaks to living your life without fences which partners with this campaign which is a national awareness program, program that embodies this bold new attitude of taking on diabetes and i'm here talking about how we can save a buck and also donate a buck to a good cause. >> that's a new cool they have accu-check. also, these people, they're fired up and people around the u.s. how can we get involved via social media? >> i mentioned you can save a buck with the accu-check simple pay card which allows you to pay the same low price every time you buy your testing strips and you can donate a buck by taking your bull horns, y'all get your bull horns up. >> hook 'em. >> take a picture. post it to your social media, #buckoffdiabetes and for every post that goes up, roche diabetes care will donate a buck towards a diabetes-related
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organization. >> fantastic. how about that for raising money? that's all you got to do. so you're getting on this bull? >> no, that's not. i have a challenge for you, rob. we have a bull right here that needs some attention. i heard that you are pretty good at this. >> you heard nothing, ben. >> i want you to be the first one to show us your bull horns. >> all right. this is to raise awareness for diabetes. ben, i don't know -- i've never done this before. all right, be kind to me. let me wrap up, okay. i'm ready. whoo! that was not eight seconds. i call unfair. all right. thank you, ben. #buckoffdiabetes. i promise to ride that bull better next year. michael, back up to you. >> all right, thank you, rob. you did better than i think i would have done. >> great pair of socks.
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>> very nice socks. great job by rob. coming up we have home run "deals & steals on wheels" live from charlotte, north carolina, with tory johnson. "gma's" healthy living sponsored by the
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we are back and i think i broke a hip.
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good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco. chance of sprinkles will taper quickly after 9:00 to mostly sunny and warmer afternoon in my accuweather 12-hour planner. we'll look a >> got it. you got it. style points too, more than eight seconds. robin, back up to you. [ applause ] >> i know. not as easy as it looks. time for "deals & steals on wheels". tory johnson hitting a home run at the bb&t ballpark in at the bb&t ballpark in gorgeous charlotte, north carolina. and we can't wait to see what tory has. everything she's bringing us, first, tell us why you couldn't resist making that stop in beautiful charlotte, tory. >> robin, i am so inspired by
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the business ideas that have launched here. the innovation, ideas, ingenuity and you'll meet one right here. playtime adventures all about turning boring bed sheets into exciting brain time. kevin who found this company, you had a mission. >> to eliminate excessive tv. what's cooler, over 50 interactive games and the pillows are story starters. you can create your own story. we have shapes and colors positive affirmations, all the instructions to play each game is located right next to the game. >> nobody will ever be bored and they'll love this deal. so normally $30 to $33 for sets or slumber bags but kevin's family will show us that deal. 50% to 52% off. your choice, $15 to $16. here's another inventive dad who tackled the problem that all of us can relate to. that is mismatched stocks when you do your laundry. he's created the sockdock. this is truly the simplest way
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to slip dirty socks right into here. you'll never have to sort or search for them ever again. just toss it right into the washing machine. good to go. pretty clever. what do you say? >> i think that is ingenious, tory. you're a stay-at-home dad and there was a reason, a special reason you put your mind and creativity behind this product. what is that? >> yes, so the sockdock was created out of necessity. the socks for a family of four were almost impossible to match but the design was design was dn my son to develop fine motor skills as a child. to help improve those we put push buttons into there. >> perfect. we've got a really good deal on these. you'll like this too. so normally two sets of these are $40, but our blue satin dancers are helping us out knocking it off by 63%. [ applause ] okay. lara, i have one of your favorites, addison weeks.
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>> i am sporting some to show everybody in the audience. these bracelets, aren't they gorgeous? oprah's favorite, as well, correct? these were some of her favorite things and i guess the story is that these two, their friendship blossomed by their passion for making jewelry and now it's become this huge business. >> that's right. we started out designing jewelry just as a hobby and just fell in love with gemstones and creating and making things that we quit our day jobs and turned into a full business. >> please don't stop. it's gorgeous. [ applause ] >> exactly. okay, so originally these pieces which are phenomenal range from $48 to $260 but spin around, she's slashing this in half. so all these pieces, $24 to $130. i love young entrepreneurs. so casper and david, you guys were college students at unc in duke and had sweaty palms and created a solution.
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how did you do that in college? >> casper and i worked on the form la in a unc dorm room and went through over 60 protest foe types. >> then we had it, anti-percent rant that works on hands and feet, just rub in a pea size amount and say good-bye to sweat. >> a huge discount on these. our dancer again for this, normally for a set, $25 to $65. we're slashing that in half, $12.50 to $17.50, plus these guys threw in free shipping. [ applause ] >> sweaty hands. >> that's wonderful and i love how they're creatively telling how much is off. the dancers that come in and -- >> and the t-shirt back. >> thank you, tory. re coming up. more "deals & steals," a big surprise fm charlotte as wl. ♪ we're back now with more
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"deals & steals on wheels." tory, it is time for the big surprise. right? >> it is. lara, michael, we've been celebrating small business owners all week but we have one particular small business superhero that we are really proud to announce, drum roll, please. kevin from playtime adventure, come on over here. [ cheers and applause ] kevin is on a mission. he's on a mission to put these sheets into children's hospitals around the country. vistaprint is giving you $10,000. nobody loves small businesses more than vista print. maybe we do at "deals & steals" but this $10,000, kevin, is to help you get these bed sheets into hospital beds because you think that kids need to be encouraged when they're healing, not just on boring whiete sheet, right? so are you ready to do it?
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>> the hospital can be a scary place but these bed sheets and your donation, we'll make them a little less scary. >> can't wait. thank you, guys. [ applause ] >> small business superhero. that is fantastic. >> yeah, that was fantastic. nice to see him doing so many things for other people and tory, great job. we partnered with all of these companies on these great deals and you can get all the details on our website. and tomorrow "deals & steals on wheels" is hitting the road again speeding into indianapolis, indianapolis motor speedway. >> get ready for more great deals. in the meantime, we'll be right back. "deals & steals on wheels" is sponsored by vistaprint. we liv
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nothing says a tuesday morning like rob, you know, riding a mechanical bull. >> i love country music. but i'm not a cowboy. >> a full 1.2 seconds. >> george is next. >> it was five. so long. >> have a great tuesday.
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it's 8:59. good morning to you. i'm reggie aqui from "abc7 mornings." mike nicco, we are starting with warm weather, which continues throughout the week. >> yeah, i think so. we flipped the calendar, reggie. hi, everybody. and yeah, things will warm back to average or above average away from the coast. still a few sprinkles around, as you can see, in the hills and mountains east of the santa clara valley and south of livermore. 60s along the coast, through the bay and 70s inland today. let's check out my accuweather seven-day forecast. yeah, a lot of spring warmth there. alexis? okay, back down to the santa cruz mountains, still in recovery mode, although it is getting a little bit better. earlier crash long gone on northbound 17. 8 miles an hour and 20 miles an hour there respectively as we get closer to where that earlier crash was. and things are looking better on muni's t-third line.
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