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>> announcer: live where you live, this is abc 7 news. i don't want anyone to use our tools to undermine democracy. >> mark zuckerberg tonight pledging big changes aft russi bought thousands of ads on facebook during the 2016 u.s. election. good evening. i'm larry beil. dan and ama are off tonight. facebook is handing over the
3,000 ads to congressional ators, saying after monthsigveinst of internal inven it only just recently uncovered fake accounts linked to russia. abc 7 news reporter katie marzullo live at facebook headquarters in menlo park. katie? >> reporter: larry, mark zuckerberg said facebook's mission is about giving people a voice and bringing people together. he said those are democratic values and he cares deeply about democracy. >> i don't want anyone to use our tools to undermine democracy. >> reporter: using facebook ng over o mark zuckerberg turni more than 3,000 political ads to congressional investigators. the ads are linked to russia. most of them praise donald trump or attack hillary clinton. >> we've seen now that it can be -- tools of technology can also be abused. >> reporter: silicon valley congressman ro khanna said he's glad facebook took this step. >> we need more cooperation between intelligence agencies and tech leaders to help address these problems.
these were new problems for democracy. >> reporter: east bay representative eric swallwell expressed a similar sentiment on cnn. >> going forward we have to exect that they and twitter and google and others are more mindful about it and, you know, being respectful of free speech but not allowing foreign adversaries to take over our election. >> reporter: zuckerberg said facebook will continue its own ntvestigsi rfce cnun tioato i o work r with the government. >> there will always be bad actors in the world, and we can't prevent all governments from all interference. but we can make it harder. we can make it much harder. >> reporter: included in his nine-point plan, adding 250 people to facebook's election integrity team and making political advertising more transparent to users. in menlo park, katie marzullo, abc 7 news. oakland synagogues are on high alert tonight after somebody spray-painted anti-semitic graffiti on the side of one temple this morning. abc 7 news reporter lisa aminute gulezian has more the
jewish community is trying to move forward as they celebrate the start of the jewish new year, rosh hashanah. >> we do hope that this year is a year of peace and friendship. >> reporter: at dimond park rosh hashanah, the jewish new year, is welcomed. ♪ but the usual celebration is somewhat tempered. it's hard to ignore the hateful anti-semitic words spray-painted on the side of temple sinai this morning. >> this seems like a very cold and calculated thing. >> reporter: it was an attack, felt by even the youngest members. >> it's crazy. because why would somebody do that? and howtful it is.ur and hit feels even more hurtfu on rosh hashanah. >> reporter: oakland police will stay close to the temple for the time being. meantime, temple sinai's rabbi placed a blank piece of paper over vandalism. people were asked to cover the words of hate with words of hope. soon the paper was filled with
messages. >> i put love on it, then i put a jewish star and i put a heart. >> reporter: oakland's jewish community has been coming to this park for 23 years in honor of rosh hashanah. members tell me it'ser n to comn this day to show solidarity. in oakland lisa amin gulezian, abc news. the christopher columbus statue in san jose city hall was vandalized only a day after city leaders agreed to remove it. our media partner the "mercury news" reports someone poured red and blank paint on the marble statue. yesterday a city council committee that includedhe liccardo decided that statue will be relocated. last month a group started a petition to get the statue removed. they say columbus committed genocide against native americans. a controversial event called free speech week is set to begin at uc berkeley sunday at noon. still not clear if some of big names will really show the . right-wing commentator milo
yiannopoulos claims he along with conservatives steve bannon and ann coulter are set to speak in berkeley. >> as of now they are confirmed to be here for september 24th to september 27th and from our end we have the resources and the means to put on this event. >> this alt-right terror week series of speakers is just meant to harass, to target and isolate and harass like the most vulnerable students. >> the uc system is spending an additional $300,000 to cover security costs at these events. developing news now. gnrth korea's minister sa fys his coueintry may test a hydrogen bomb in the pacific ocean. such a move would be considered a major provocation by the u.s. and its allies. this follows president trump's remarks at the united nations in which he threatened to totally destroy north korea. north korean leader kim jong un responded by saying president trump displays mentally deranged behavior and he will pay dearly for his speech. also developing news now out of mexico, where time is running out to find survivors from
tuesday's earthquake. rescue dogs have been searching the rubble. experts say the average survival time is about 72 hours. it's been 60 hours since that quake hit. earlier today mexico's president said the number ofsdea d now at 273. families still holding out hope that people will still be found alive somewhere, somehow. abc news reporter carlos granda has more from mexico city. >> reporter: days after a 7.1 earthquake rocked mexico city, many buildings here reduced to piles of debris, rescue workers continue to pull survivors from e wom out of a hole 2349 ceiling. her legs emerge first, then the rest of her body. more than 50 people rescued so far. but for anxious family members desperate for news of missing loved ones the wait has been agonizing. this woman saying "i think that is what kills us the most, the desperation of not knowing." for days searchers have forecast,ed their attention on a ruined elementary school.
painstakingly working their way through the rubble of what was once a building, hoping to find anyone trapped inside. crews there signaling for silence, listening life. for some time believing that a 12-year-old girl was still alive, pinned under all that debris. then officials announcing there was no girl there after all, that all students had been accounted for, though 19 children and six teachers lost their lives there. thousands have been injured, and the death toll now, more than 270. rescue teams, first responders, and thousands of volunteers doing all they can. >> we need to feel so good after 28 hours continue palesivcue. >> reporter: a long road of recovery ahead for mexico city and those who call that city home. and mexican president enrique pena nieto sending out a news release saying this work will continue as long as it takes and as long as they believe that some people could be alive in the rubble. reporting from mexico city, i'm carlos granda, abc news. >> now, if you want to help the victims, we've made it easy for
you. we have links on our website to multiple charities that are accepting donations. check out abc7news.com for more information. the white house says prenidesru tt wmpith the governor of puerto rico as the island assesses the damage from hurricane maria, and it's extensive. the president plans to visit the u.s. territory, which is home to 3.5 million american citizens. ferocious 155-mile-an-hour winds left the entire island without power. meanwhile, hurricane maria continues to strengthen as it approaches the turks and caicos isnden bahamas. divers will be out tomorrow morning to locate several shipping containers that slid off a cargo ship right into oakland's outer harbor this afternoon. sky 7 was overhead just a short time after 11 empty containers went right into the water. several have been secured, but the port says the coast guard and bar pilots have been notified now so they can guide shipping around that area. a spokesman for the port ofclr w hat caused them to topple into the water.
high winds brought down a tree inan francisco tonight. abc 7 news was at 15th and florida streets in the mission district. that tree came down right on top of a car. another car parked next to it did not appear to be damaged, but ended ip inside the caution tape put up by san francisco public works. coming up on abc 7 news at 11:00, you just never know who's going to find your phone. >> it was just an amazing experience. and he's so sweet. he's so nice. >> an east bay family starstruck tonight after a sports superstar helps them out. also an unexpected car wash for drivers along the coast today. and it may be the last night of summer but you would never know that up in the raer here's a look at what's ahead tonight on "jimmy kimmel live" right after abc 7 news at 11:00. jimmy. >> thanks, larry. tonight get ready for round 3.
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together sunday. the herreras were leaving the raiders game when anthony realized he had lost his phone. jessica called it, and a jus mt said hey, you have my phone, i'm willing to meet you anywhere. >> reporter: the man said he was rickey henderson. rickey was at the game to light the al davis memorial torch. but jessica assumed it was someone who shared the same name. they agreed to meet in the north oakland regional sports center parking lot where highway 13 and 24 meet. >> all of a sudden this car comes out, a black escalade, you know, fancy. fancy car. and i was like, oh, my god, that's really him. weand us started -- like oh, my goodness. and it was just such an amazing moment. orldep r a nr:teot believe the superstar went out of his way to help a stranger. >> he has a good heart. i can say that. >> reporter: rickey found the phone on his bumper. he returned it, took some pictures, and signed autographs. >> he was like an idol growing up. i played baseball, and everybody wants to steal bases and be like
rickey. you know, doing a rickey, that was like a -- that was something we did growing up in the '80s-u know what i mean. >> reporter: i reached out to the oakland a's and was told rickey thought the herreras were great people. elissa harrington, abc 7 news. >> what an amazing story. that is rickey being rickey. moving on, the alameda county sheriff's office is using social media to track down the owner of some lost property. they posted these photos of a woman on facebook. they say they found valuable property and memories belonging to her including these photos that were on an sd card. the items ended up ie en videnc likely been stolen from the woman. some cars driving on highway 1 got an unexpected soaking today. roger dawson sent us this video from moss beach. a driver in a convertible was one of those who was caught off guard. it's the wrong spot for a convertible. a water line next to the highway burst this afternoon. we're told it took about an hour to shut that water off. well, this may be the last day of suer, but winter has arrived at least temporarily tonight in the sierra. this video was at mammoth resort
today. the snow was also coming down in the tahoe national forest. as many as 16 vehicles were involved in a deadly crash this morning on interstate 80 near cisco grove. one person was killed. and here's what it looked like ountain today. that is snow at 7,000 feet. th chp posted video on facebook from the truckee scales on interstate 80. no chain controls were in effect, but they did warn people to please drive carefully. on highway 267 chains or four-wheel drive was required from north star to king's beach. 21st. chain controls have now sandhya patel, do we need the gloves and parka? do i have get the parkao out? t >> i tell you what, larry, i think you should have your gloves out tomorrow morning forn inodgo just a second. but as you take a look at live doppler 7 right now, it is snowing in truckee. it is pretty light right now.
it has been snowing off and on throughout the day. nd as if that's not korea in september in the mountains, a water spout was reported earlier this afteronno i akthise just gets wilder by the minute. here's a wider look. they have sthurndsnow afternoon in the sierra and ihit you'res heading up there expecta rerun, a possibility tomorrow afternoon. here's a picture sent to me via twitter from northstar. check out that snow. looks more like december or january. certainly doesn't look like september. but believe it or not, snow in september is not unheard of. what is unusual is they had posted a winter weather advisory earlier today. that has expired but may get issued again as we head toward tomorrow. here's what you need to watch out for tomorrow morning. santa rosa you begin morning at 46 degrees. the morning chill will be with us. you might need those gloves. certainly will need a jacket or a coat. here's right now a time lapse of
how beautiful it looked when the sun went down at 7:08 fromraur o we had a few leftover clouds from the same cold front that brought the snow to the sierra today and you can see just how gorgeous it looked as we look toward mt. tamil pais. that was the last sunset of summer. we're getting ready for fall tomorrow. live doppler 7 showing you just a few clouds right now. temperatures mainly in the 50s and 60s. los gatos, you're already down to 48 degrees. it is certainly running cooler than where you were 24 hours ago by a good six degrees in napa. down 4 in san jose. you're going to feel the autumn chill. here's a view from our south beach camera looking toward san francisco. chilly tomorrow morning autumn arrives at 1:02 and we are expecting a big warm-up for the weekend and beyond. here's your 12-hour planner for friday. 7:00 a.m., it's sweater weather. 0si bright and sunny at noontime, and it's going to be a mild fall day with plenty of sun as we head toward the evening hours
still remajor bright. tomorrow morning the chill in the air with mid 40s to the50s. make sure you grab something, an extra layer just to keep you warm. hour by hour we go. mainly clear at 5:00 a.m. except for a few clouds. as we head into the afternoon the sun will be shining for the bay area. a nice fall day in the sierra nevada it's going to feel more like winter once again. from south lake tahoe to yosemite they are expecting some snow showers. travel delays a possibility. slick roadways. you'll want to download the accuweather app and keep track of live doppler 7 to see where that snow is falling if you're traveling there. low 60s to mid 70s if you're staying here in the bay area. great way to end the workweek. breezy out there andnny. weon't hav anything to worry about but folks in the turks and caicos do. hurricane maria is beginning to close in on the turks and caicos. the eye is not as well defined but it's still a major hurricane. 125-mile-an-hour winds. it's going to slam the turks and caicos and move out over the open atlantic away from the eastern seaboard and weaken. here's a look at the accuweather
it was color rush thursday and 49er fans had a lot to say about the uniforms and the officia officiating. that's another story. every thursday teams wear alternate uniforms. niners wearing all black font with the red numbers. the rams wearing bright yellow. our own mike shumann a former niner tweeted is it just me or are these uniforms getting out of control? more like costumes.
hashtag halloween. i don't know a lot of people that like the uniforms. anthony florez in, by the way, while i do the news he's doing the sports. but the game was certainly much more exciting than we anticipated. >> and i think that's what really matters. i don't mind the uniforms. i wanted to see some action, we saw plenty of that tonight. the 49ers and the rams combined to skort most points ever on thursday night football. but would the rams be on the wrong side of history or would they get their first
beaten three times in their last 22 games. the game got off to a rough start. first play from scrimmage, coleman takes it all the way back to the 3 yard line. next play they give to todd gurley. he punches it in. had three tds in the game. 7-0 rams just 12 seconds np niners would respond. their first touchdown of the season brian hoyer from nine yards out. that makes it a 7-7 game. fast-forward to the fourth. jared goff, who threw for 292 yards and two touchdowns, hit sammy watkin who fights his way into the end zone. rams up. hoyer threw for 332 yards and two touchdowns. it's 41-33 with five minutes to play. on the ensuing kickoff pharaoh cooper fumbles. san francisco reon the 17 yard line. fourth and goal carlos hyde pounds it in. from a yard out he ran for two scores. 41-39 after the missed two-point
conversion. the niners get the onside kick to keep this game alive. but on fourth and 20 hoyer is sacked by aaron donald. the rams win a wild one 41-39. the 49ers drop to 0-3 on the season. >> our guys responded. i think our guys felthatt wre p our capability the first couple weeks and by no means did we today either but i thought we did improve at least from the opposite side of the ball. >> you like to score more touchdowns when you get in the red zone but that was the way it was going. we knew we didn't have a lot of time and we had to have some big plays. >> on offense we have to finish drives, which has been a thing for us all year, but we're still figuring it out but we will move forward and get those things figured out. the pride of oakland is going out on top. andre ward is retiring from boxing. the 33-year-old light heavyweight champion is considered the number one pound for-pound fighter in the world
after his victory over sergei kovalev in june. the undefeated ward said his body could no longer put up with the rigors of the sport and he no longer has the desire to fight. ward retires with a perfect 32-0 record. this abc 7 sports report is brought to you by river rock casino. some good signs and some bad signs from the 49ers. just growing pains. you've got to expect those. >> absolutely. but carlos hyde ran like a beast tonight. >> that's two
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