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we are in washington with more on the growing backlash. >> reporter: chaos and confusion and outrage. [ chanting ] >> from the shadows of the statue of liberty to the gates of the white house, thousands packed airports and crowded streets to protest president trump's executive order on immigration. the order bans syrian refugees from entering the u.s. indefinitely and puts a 120 day top on all other refugees and issues a 90 day ban on all travelers from seven muslim countries, iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan and syria and yemen and none of which were involved in a single attack on u.s. soil, including 9/11, and travellers and children were detained at airports across the country. the president taking heat on both sides of the aisle. republicans john mccain and lindsey graham saying the order will become, quote, a self-inflicted wound to the fight against terrorism. >> this executive order was
mean-spirited and unamerican. and it will only serve to embolden and inspire those around the globe who will do us harm. >> reporter: the president firing back. tweeting the big problems at airports were caused by delta computer outage and protesters and the tears of senator schumer. >> chuck schumer yesterday with fake tears. i'm going to ask him who was his acting coach. >> the president clarifying this is not a muslim ban and saying working out quite nicely. he also fired back at the republican opposition tweeting that senators john mccain and graham should focus energies on isis, illegal immigration and border security and, quote, not always looking to start world war iii. abc news, washington. sfo is staying prepared after a week of protest. hundreds of people packed the international terminal to send the message they reject mr. trump's ban. amy hollyfield is live at sfo
this morning. amy? >> reporter: hi, natasha, good morning. well police here have canceled days off because of the protests. they've also left out the barricades. but the protesters have not shown up today. >> travelers at sfo didn't know what to expect this morning. after a weekend of protesters at the international terminal. so some arrived earlier than unusual just in case. >> i was worried. i wasn't sure if there would be obstruction regarding if i could get on my plane or not. but i'm really sympathetic to anybody that is upset with the situation. >> reporter: this is what it looked like yesterday. officials say more than a thousand protesters demonstrated here against the executive order, forcing the shut down of one seek check point and causing some people to miss flights and this was on the mind of traveller this is morning. >> i did check ahead of time to make sure my flight was on time but otherwise it hasn't been
particularly different. >> reporter: there were signed that something could happen. barricades and extra officers and even some volunteer lawyers at the arrival door but no protesters have announced plans to be here today and no travellers have been detained. people arriving here say they did notice some on their flight seemed nervous about going to customs. >> we were coming back, arriving from india, so they were anxious, we're like -- will i get to it or not. we're traveling for the first time. >> reporter: she said despite the nerves, the custom experience went smoothly, you could see security is going just fine here this morning. airport officials, though, tell me they are monitoring the terminal throughout the day just in case. live at sfo, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> thank you. top democrats are taking action in the wake of the executive order. they asked for money emergency meeting with john kelly, in a
letter they asked kelly to respond to their request if 48 hours. and senator dianne feinstein is introducing two new bills, one that would rescind the order and she would need support of republicans. this afternoon nancy pelosi is hosting a rally on the steps of the supreme court. that is expected to start at 3:00 our time. and speaking of the supreme court, well all of the news about the executive orders continues to unfold, we're learning more about his choice for the next supreme court justice. early this morning the president tweeted, quote, i have made my decision on who i will not inate for the united states supreme court. it will be announced live on tuesday at 8:00 p.m., end quote. that is 5:00 our time. and these are the three front-runners. neil gorsuch, thomas hardiman and women pryor are federal appeal court junchs. pryor is considered the most
staunch having said roe versus wade was an abomination. and download our app for free and enable push alerts to get news updates as they happen. new this morning, a murder suspect is making the first court appearance in the disappearance and death of a 70-year-old cupertino man. tommy shwe was a realtor and expected member of the chinese-american community. we are live in cupertino where investigators just wrapped up a news conference. alys alyssa? >> reporter: we learned that the victim and suspect knew each other. they had a working relationship. the suspect did handiwork for the man who investigators say he killed. here is a look at his mug shot. this is christopher ellebracht. he was arrested for the murder of gin lieu shwe. he was last seen at a 24 hour fitness in sunnyvale. shwe never showed up for a work
meeting at coldwell banker where he was a sales associate. a week later that search comes to an end. his body was found. he was strangled to death and buried in a shallow grave. he was found off a remote road outside of the town of three rivers. >> this is a callous and cold-harded murder of prominent community member and family man. my heart goes out to the family and the community as a whole. >> reporter: ellebracht is seen trying to catch a forged $10,000 check from the victim's account and seen bought buying a shovel at the home depot the morning of the disappearance. his van was found with some of the victim's belongings inside and around it. and he was arrested on an unrelated charge in visalia after he brandished a night at a fast food restaurant. he was found in possession of
shwe's wallet. and shwe was on the cupertino school board and a well-known member of the chinese-american community and the family members spoke briefly today asking for privacy and thanking everybody for prayers. ellebracht is making the first court appearance today and he will be arraigned on several charges, including murder. live in cupertino, alyssa harrington, abc 7 news. >> thank you. happening now, alternate jurors are being chosen in san jose for the trial of the man accused of kidnapping and killing sierra lamar. garcia torres has pled not guilty. and eight alternates are needed. after they are chosing, open statements could begin. the 15-year-old sierra disappeared in 2012 on her way to school in morgan hill and her body has never been found. in convicted, torres could face the death penalty. now, crews are demolishing a
building at 310 esplanade avenue. it is teetering on the edge of the cliff and at risk of falling into the ocean. it is vacant. the city deemed it uninhabitable and evacuated the residents and it is filled with asbestos and lead. new video gives us work the crews are doing right now. they plan to have the building torn down by the end of the day and will spend two or three days cleaning any debris. two other buildings on the same street have already been demolish demolished. hollywood takes a stand. strang words and emotions on the heels of president trump's executive order. the message the stars are sending to washington. >> and later, fighting your sweet tooth. the way to satisfy that craving without compromising that waistline. >> and our spare the air day. no wood burning through midnight. let's look at what is going on right now from mt. tamalpais.
police determined the second man was a witness. the prime minister was calling in an act of terrorism. police are still trying to confirm a motive for the attack. president trump called trudeau to express his condolences. george h.w. bush is out of the hospital. a statement released to abc news in the last hour said the former president was released from houston methodist this morning after being treated for pneumonia. his team said he is thankful for the many prayers and kind messages he received during his stay and the world class care that both his doctors and nurses provided. the screen actors guild award was more like a black tie protest than an awards show. many winners including ali went off script using their time in the spotlight to slam the president's immigration action. lindsay davis has some of the most politically charged speeches of the night. >> a lot of people are saying right now that actors shouldn't express their opinions when it comes to politics, but the truth is actors embody the work and
humanity of all people. >> from the opening moment, the stars were not afraid to bring politics center stage to the screen actors guild awards. >> everyone in airports that belong in my america. >> reporter: star after star, from supporting male actor, ali, who talked about his personal journey converting to islam 20 years ago. >> my mother is a ordained minister. i'm a muslim. she didn't do back flipped when i called to tell her i converted years ago. but we put things to the side and i was able to -- i'm able to see her and she's able to see me, we love each other, the love is strong and that is mine usha and it is not that important. >> so the stranger things cast. >> as we act on stranger things we 1983 mid westerner will shelter freaks and outcasts,
those who have no home. >> and some let their film do the stories for them. and this is for the film "hidden figures". >> this is story about what happens when we put our differences aside. and we come together as a human race, we win. love wins, every time. >> reporter: abc news, new york. >> there is a lot of buzz right now about google's choice for the google doodle. take a look. this is a depiction of fred koresatsu, the oakland native was an internment camp survive and awarded the presidential medal of freedom. he passed away in 2005. today would have been his 98th birthday. the evidence is everywhere. too much sugar is bad for your health. >> we all crave it, though, right? >> so how do you outsmart that. we have ideas for a
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well two days to go until our next chance for rain in the town of hollister is not wasting any time getting ready. look at this. tweeted by police this morning, dozens of sandbags stacked on pallets and ready to go. the town saw record flooding east of gilroy two and a half weeks ago after a levee from a nearby creek broke. let me start off by saying, i don't expect that to happen again. the next storm coming in, as you saw up here a few minutes ago, is a one on the storm impact scale. it is light.
we'll talk more about that in a minute because that is down the road. first high clouds. and we're seeing the effect of the temperature outside and we are feeling it. you could see it spinning way off shore. see that spin right there, that is what brings us the southerly surge. temperatures yesterday in l.a. were in the 80s and we're starting to tap into some of the moisture. and i should say some of that warmth. the high clouds are on the increase but this storm will promise us a couple of rounds of showers. now here is the way it looks from east bay hills. hazy out there and could you see the high clouds. poor air quality is possible on this spare the air day. above average highs. umbrella you need that for wednesday and thursday and friday and another dry and mild weekend ahead. so we're going to give a sacrifice wednesday and thursday and friday for a nice saturday and sunday. 49 in vallejo. only temperature still in the 40s. most of us in the 50s. you could see 59 at half moon bay and los gatos, the warm spot, and half moon bay was 61 a few minutes ago so that cloud
cover is dimming the sunshine enough that it will stop our potential heating at about 60 in richmond on the low side, to san jose's 67. those temperatures about three to seven degrees warmer than average. from the exploratorium, there is a litt a little bit of a breeze but not too choppy on the water. in the afternoon, 59 to 65 at 2:00 and 58 to 63 at 4:00 and it is delightful and even in the shade not too bad. notice how slow the cooling it. at 6:00, in the mid-50s and upper 40s to low 50s if you are out at night. and the fog will bleed into the neighborhoods from east to west because of an easterly wind. and temperatures mid to upper 30s to mid-40s around the bay so i don't think frost as big of an issue tomorrow as this morning. so on the storm impact scale, breezy at times and minor flooding concerns, the ground is so saturated. so 3:00 to 5:00, scattered showers and by 7:00 they are more numerous. the first round is going to move
in wednesday night into thursday morning. that is going to make thursday's morning commute the first one to really have issues with the wet weather. the showers will taper on friday and bit time we wake up on saturday, the storm is over. temperatures in the 50s during the storm. we're back in the low 60s by saturday and sunday. we'll looking at three quarters to an inch and a quarter in the south bay and an inch in the half for the most of us and three inches in the santa cruz mountains an the north bay. >> thanks, mike. >> you bet. if you haven't signed up for health insurance undercover california, you still have one day for coverage beginning on march 1st. 3 million californians have applied through covered california and the cdc said the uninsured rate has fallen to just over 7% last year. for most of us, a sweet tooth's call is irresistible but not good for the waistline so here are tips to mute the call for a sugar fix. you could trick your sweet tooth.
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welcome back. some bad news if you fly delta. delta airlines canceling dozen more flights as they continue to deal with the automation issues. this is the second day of trouble after they were forced to ground many flights yesterday. atlanta based delta said systems have returned to norma but it is still recovering. the website said at least 110
cancelations have been made today and more are still possible. flight tracking website flight aware shows more than 200 flights delayed today. >> coming up at 4:00, a new take on an old school idea ranchers are putting on buying meat and it is more than just buying a tri-tip at your grocery store. and a galaxy far, far away. the light that began his journey 2 billion years ago. tonight on abc news at 5:00. and this story is so cute. a baby hippo born prematurely is defying the odds. >> six days old and took a dip in the zoo pool yesterday. her care team is working around the clock to care for the baby hippo born as we said six weeks early. even using two foam noodles to help her keep her balance. >> so sweet. they say she's making huge strides and growing more confidence every day and able to held her head up and dips her head under water and blows
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