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amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> thank you. new this morning, president trump praised america's alliance with poland. this follows a face-to-face meeting with poland's president. they spoke about the threats posed by north korea. emily tells us more from washington. >> the two presidents meeting at the royal castle in warsaw, president trump offering the reassurance poland was looking for, affirming his commitment to nato. >> america is committed to maintaining peace and security in central and eastern europe. >> president trump responded to a question about north korea. >> but we must also confront the threat from north korea. and that's what it is, it's a threat. and we will confront it very strongly. >> as for what will be done, no specifics. but saying there will be consequences. the president also touching on russia's election meddling. >> well, i think it was russia
and it could have been other people in other countries. could have been a lot of people interfered. >> still no definitive answers, but accusing president obama of doing nothing about it, claiming he thought hillary clinton would win, and president trump giving no indication whether or not he would address the issue in his friday sit-down with putin. he will be addressing the people of poland before he leaves for germany. he will then meet with the german chancellor along with leaderoffs japan and south korea before the day is over. >> at the live desk, new images coming in of what's greeting president trump in poland. greenpeace protesters projected these. the slogans read no trump, yes paris, and planet earth first. protesters already gathering in germany. this is the scene last night. police expect about 5,000 protesters to greet world leaders arriving for the summit.
>> the police department needs your help in identifying a robbery suspect. investigators released these videos. he violently beat a victim while robbing a gas station. he got away in a red or maroon dodge caravan with tinted windows. >> a federal judge has rejected an effort from the city of vallejo to toss out a lawsuit in the denise huskins kidnapping case. she was drugged, kidnapped, and raped. matthew muller plid guilty to a charge. he held her hostage for two days before letting her go. vallejo police initially dismissed the crime as a hoax. they said they were defamed and suffered emotionally as a result. they want the police department to be held accountable for its actions. >> a volunteer for a small san francisco church remains in custody this morning on charges he sexually assaulted two 18-year-old brothers. the man helped at a small o cf1o protestant and evangelical
church. the church pastor and members of the congregation showed up in court in a show of support. he invited the brothers to stay in his house after they ran into family issues. >> he brought them to his home where they stayed with him when they were going through hard times. it's alleged at that location, he committed various sex acts upon them. >> he's accused of assaulting the men after they consumed drugs and were unconscious. he remains in jail on $750,000 bail. >> another embarrassment for united airlines this morning. it's apologizing to a passenger who was forced to give up the seat she bought for a 2-year-old son. they were flying from houston to boston. she paid nearly $1,000 for the ticket, but another passenger came up and said he was assigned to her son's seat. she held her son on her lap for the entire flight because she said she didn't want to cause a
scene. >> i had him in all these contorted sleeping positions. in the very end, sadly, he was standing up between my knees. >> she says not a single airline employee on the flight asked her why she had a child sitting on her lap. a statement from united says we inaccurately scanned the boarding pass of the son. as a result, her son's seat appeared to be not checked. we deeply apologize to her and her son for this experience. >> called to san francisco's nonemergency number to report illegal fireworks more than doubled from last year. the 311 line got more than 1100 calls between 7:00 p.m. and midnight. it got over 500 last year. a lot of people complained illegal fireworks seemed worse this year than in the past. >> the highway patrol says at least 47 people died in collisions in california through the independence holiday enforcement period. many of the victims were not wearing seat belts.
officers made more than 1,200 dui arrests. 193 were in the golden gate division. a newark teen faces a long recovery from injuries he suffered in a fireworks explosion. police say he and friends were setting off illegal fireworks tuesday night. that's when one of the devices exploded. video from a neighbor shows the teen suffered burns to his body in addition to the injury to his hand which police say was left badly disfigured. >> happening today, a big step in repairing the damaged spillway at the oroville dam. crews will begin installing the first new slabs of concrete. it will play a key role in repairing the spillway. part of it failed in february as lake oroville swelled with water. sections of the spillway eroded and forced massive evacuations. >> let's talk about your commute as several of us have to head back to work this morning. you can see the san mateo
bridge, already get aglittle busy. we'll check with alexis in a minute and find out how the commute is going. let's talk about it weather wise. on the bay, much better than the last couple days. not as breezy. early sunshine. if you're taking mass transit, you need the sunglasses. on the roads, fog in the north bay. the rest of us dry this morning. i wanted to show you this, the strongest earthquake in 12 years hit in montana during the overnight hours. a magnitude 5.8. they all a little swarm of earthquakes. about 11 of them. so not the only ones who get that fun. here's a look at sunnyside. 52. the cool side in san francisco. all the way up to 55 in the marina. elsewhere, 55 in richmond, santa clara. 57. walnut creek and pittsburg in the 70s already. petaluma, 62. check your temperatures in livermore today. by noon, at 85. low to mid 90s all the way through about 6:00, and 80, a
little more refreshing. and napa, looking at temperatures running around 75 at noon. 83 to 84 degrees from 2:00 to 6:00, and a comfortable 74 at 8:00. hundreds are on the way in the acia weather forecast. >> not too much going on. i think you're right, we'll soa few more folks heading back to work today than yesterday. but we have fairly light volume so far. southbound 8 before 101, getting word of a new crash. sounds like a couple vehicles involved. we possibly have injuries involved as well. not a ton of details yet. i'll have an update in a few minutes. right now, a quick check of drive times. tracy, westbound 580 tracy to dublic, 35 minutes. and northbound 85, 101 to kup cuperti cupertino, just 16 minutes. >> thank you. >> the sold out crowd cheering on the still rehabbing giants star in the south bay. >> governor brown set to make a big anousment on climate change.
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near the toll plaza. paramedics took 11 people in all to the hospital. none of the injuries are life threatening. the bus was coming back to san francisco. >> police are searching for suspects in a shootout in san francisco's petrero hill neighborhood. police say the call came in just before noon yesterday when several people in two cars exchanged gunfire. this happened on connecticut between 25th and 26th streets. a 28-year-old man was wounded. hao was taken to san francisco general hospital. mhappening today, governor brown will call for a global summit on climate change. he's announcing it in germany. it will be aimed at coming up with ways to cut carbon emissions. the governor says even though president trump wants to get out of the paris agreement, he does fought speak for many americans. brown attended a clean energy summit in china last month. >> sonoma has issued permits for
the distribution of medical cannabis. only four people applied. more are expected over the next couple weeks. if their applications are approved, they'll be eligible for a state license when they become available on january 1st. >> an opportunity for cannabis business to come out of the black market and into the green and be up front about their operation, not have to worry about local government coming in and busting them. so this is regularizing a business like anything else. >> we're actually pretty excited about that because it means there's a legitimacy that is added to what we're doing. this industry has been around for 20 years and hasn't been regulated in california. this is the first step to regulating it. >> sonoma county expects to generate close to $4 million in taxes from the new industry. >> the oakland a's have made a new hire. they have hired chris giles as the new operating officer. he previously worked with the
49ers were he played a role in opening lev vie's stadium. he insists the team is staying in oakland. they expect to announce a site for a new ballpark sometime this year. >> giants ace madison bum carner says he's encouraged by his outing last night. he took the mound before a soldout crowd. leslie branchial lbrinkley was . >> $10 tickets and an all-star pitcher. baseball magic with bumgarner on the mound. >> brought all three of my kids. we came down at noon to buy the tickets. >> he's really famous and everyone knows him. he was a big deal. >> he's injured and usually he's at the big field. >> he just has good fundamentals and he's just a really good baseball player. >> a sold-out crowd of 4300 watched bumgarner try out his arm as he recovers from a sprained shoulder and bruised
ribs. >> obviously, i would rather not be here, but i'm happy to come through here as part of my rehab. >> bumgarner was all business, no autographs before the game, and he was wildly cheered for by fans after he gave up eight runs in the top of the fourth. >> it seems like he's out of his element, but he's doing well, and no matter what, he's working on his pitches and his motions. he's doing fine. he'll get through it and figure it out and hopefully be better in the end. >> i have to make sure that i can throw certain pitches and feel confident with it. >> he will be pitching here again next monday and then after the all-star break is expected to be back up in san francisco. i'm leslie brinkley, abc 7 news. mike was talking about a warmup happening in the bay area. what are we talking about? >> possibly some 100s tomorrow for our hottest day. today, we have to get back to the 90s. and not all of us are going to feel that warm.
hi, again. here's a look from the east bay hills camera. more sunshine and warmth today. even the coast will partake in this a little bit. hottest highs tomorrow, but we'll still be above average for most of us through the weekend. notice the breeze is a lot calmer as high pressure is sitting on top of us. here's the winds on top of live doppler 7. only about 17 in fairfield right now. let's talk about downtown san francisco. all week, we have been around 64 degrees. now we're back to average, about 69. a little cooler in daly city. 61. the mission, 66. on the other side of the bay, oakland, 74. pretty mild for now as most of the temperatures are in the mid to upper 70s. berkeley, 73. fremont, 79. now, san mateo, 74. real nice. millbrae, 70. getting hotter, though, around palo alto at 80. half moon bay and pacifica, 63 and 65. warmer than yesterday. 84, warm sunshine in san jose. that 90, you can't help but not see that in gilroy. 93, los gatos.
but milpitas pretty nice. 79. 88, warmer in the north bay. not as breezy. san rafael, 82. in novato, 84. and uh-oh, we're in the mid 90s in our east bay valleys. low to upper 90s, technically, from 92 in san ramon to 98 in antioch. that house when you get home this evening, unless you turn the air conditioner to come on around 3:00, 4:00, it's going to be hot. temperatures tonight, pretty nice. most of us in the 50s. out in the east bay, we'll have 60s around concord and even 70s near antioch. here's my seven-day forecast. you notice tomorrow's hottest, and then we taper a little bit as we head through the weekend. still above average with 80s around the bay and 90s inland. i thought i fixed that. i'll show you more of the seven day forecast up next. >> your gremlins are back, mike. >> on the roads, one issue right now. they're still working on locating it. it's in south san francisco around the 280/101 split.
it sounds like it's on the 280 connector to 101. still working on determining the location and it sounds like a big rig versus a sedan. we possibly have injuries. i have not seen a backup yet. as soon as we have more details, i will give you an update. quick look outside, here's walnut creek, southbound 680 filling in, but looking at light volumes. we'll check mass transit up next. >> smelling food before you eat it may lead to you gaining weight. this according to a new uc berkeley study. researchers tested obese mice in the experiment. some were super smells and others were smell deficient. they found the super smeller mice grew fatter while mice with a diminished sense of smell lost weight. there's a key connection between the body's smell system and parts of the brain that regulate metabolism. how this will be applicable to your life, i have absolutely no idea. >> plug your nose. >> real normal. >> a device we first told you
about could be changes the lives of thousands of more cancer patients. the cap underwent clinical trials. it allows cancer patients to keep their hair in chemotherapy. it cools the scalp and constricts the blood vessels preventing the drgs from reaching the follicles. the fda has expanded its use to include patients being treated for solid tumors. they account for 800,000 patients every year in the u.s. >> concord appears ready to be the first bay area city to robots to deliver products. they will deliver them right to your door. the companyredwood city. concord city council will let them roll along sidewalks. customers can monitor the journeys on the phone and the robots can operate up to thee miles. >> home depot is recalling
thousands of chandeliers. the danger they may pose. >> red cross makes a major appeal for donations, but it's not money it wants. >> technology is making an inroad into east bay parks. what you'll see joining you on some trails. first this morning's techbites. >> in today's tech bites. >> snapchat's no links rule is no longer a thing. it now allows all users to add external links to the app. >> other experts include new features for filters and lenses. you can also create background filters. >> and the way we brushed our teeth for years may be about to change. >> check out this kickstarter brush for this first automatic toothbrush. >> it's designed to brush your teeth in ten seconds and even teeth in ten seconds and even squeezes out the
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platelet donations are in critical need. there were 61,000 fewer donations in may and june. the shortage typically worsens in summer because of prospective donors being on vacation. >> thousands of former university students are getting refund checks. they settled a lawsuit claiming it lies to student about job prospects. they add touting high unemployment and income rates for graduates were misleading. the ads say 90% of students landed jobs in their field and earned more money than graduates from other colleges. devry will refund tuition for students. >> the list of people running for california governor in 2018 is getting longer. david hadley says he intends to join the race. he believes he can appeal to
voters fed up with gas tax hikes. he'll compete against john cox, travis allen, gavin newsom, john chung, and antonio villaraigosa. >> the east bay regional park district wants to see if motorized bikes are a good fit for people using trails for hiking and cycling so they're launching a one-year program. they'll be available on three popular east bay trails. they took the bikes for a spin in danville yesterday. >> i have never tried one. i'm not sure if i would kill myself on it, but i would like to try it, i think. >> definitely more fun than you expect and it's not cheating. it gives you an extra push so you can travel further and see more. >> besides the iron horse trail, the motorized weeks will be allowed on the central cont costa canal trail and alameda trail. >> if you're doing that today, wear a lot of sunscreen. it's going to be a bright one.
cloud of fog taking most of the day off today. alameda fair starting off at 84 at noon. 93 at 3:00, 89 at 6:00, and 74 at 9:00. total sunshine. let's take a look at the pattern as we head into the weekend. it's going to be hot. especially in the southern half of the state into the intermountain west, if you will. it's going to taper just a little bit for us as i promised. here's a look at the seven-day forecast. after hitting 100 inland, we'll be back in the mid 90s saturday, sunday, monday. around 80 for the bay and 60s at the coast. hey, alexis. >> good morning. i finally have a location confirmed for the crash in south san francisco. it's actually on the connector ramp, northbound 280 to southbound 101. so just one lane of the transition ramp is blocked. i doubt we'll get a backup from that. quick check of mass transit. everything looking great and back on a normal weekday schedule. 31 trains in service. normal service for san francisco
bay ferry, and same thing for caltrain. we'll look at the bay bridge commute next. thank you. >> home depot is recalling thousands of crystal chandeliers because they may cause a it effects 10,0500 chandeliers. plastic on the fixtures can melt and burn wires. the company has 39 reports of melted plastic and one reported fire. customers can get a free repair kit with l.e.d. bulbs that will not overheat. >> if you're constantly bothered by robocalls, this could be a big deal. california's attorney general is urging the fcc to allow wholesale blocking of the calls. they're considering new rules to use use of technology to screen out illegal calls. right now, fcc rules prevent phone companies from proactively blocking certain calls. that allow telemarketers to use fake caller id phone numbers to
trick consumers into picking up. under the new rules, they could screen out calls coming from unassigned phone numbers and that could stop an estimated 2 billion unwanted calls every month. >> next at 5:00, a push to have all police body camera videos made public. a bay area leader is backing that bill. >> unbelievable video of a brawl inside a mcdonald's. what started all this chaos. >> don't look down. the close encounter with a massive beast in the ocean.
good morning. we're already at thursday, july 6th. a short week for some of us. we appreciate you joining us. >> jessica is off today. the rest of us are here, including mike, talking about a warmup. >> jessica, no week this week. hopefully she's having fun. big warming trend. here's how it starts. look at that. carl the fog being shy. he's hanging mainly along the coast into the golden gate bridge. hasn't made much of a move through the bay. so that means more sunshine today and warmer temperatures. here's your 12-hour day planner. 53 to 61. starting off about the same at 7:00, but notice the bottom line. we stay in the 50s at