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>> this is abc7 news. >> if you threaten america, you will find no safe haven. >> president obama tonight laying out his plan to degrade and destroy isis. >> a four-pronged attack against a terrorist group killing americans overseas and threatening the chance for stability in the middle east. >> good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm ama dates. >> the militant group known for extreme brutality has seized control of cities in iraq and threatened americans stationed there. >> isis executed american foley and satloff and posted their deaths on on the internet. >> karen travers is in washington. >> president obama said tonight the u.s. will not be constrained by borders when it comes to hunting down
terrorists. overwelming majority of americans support u.s. airstrikes against isis targets in syria. tonight the president said the u.s. will launch a campaign to take out isis wherever they exist. using airstrikes and partners on the ground. senior administration officials would not give a time line for this action. saying they didn't want to telegraph military strikes. president obama asked congress for the authority and the funding and equip moderate syrian rebels. it is something the cia has already been doing in secret. >> we must strengthen the opposition with the best counterweight to extremists like isis. >> saudi arabia has agreed to host the training program. if congress signs off. president obama spoke by phone with saudi arabia's king ab -- ab dull law today. >> they will expand beyond the mission. >> we are hitting targets as
iraqi forces go on offense. >> more than a thousand u.s. troops are in iraq. and tonight the president announced an additional 475 will be deployed there. he insisted they will not be combat troops. they will be there to train and advise iraqi forces. >> we will not get tragged into another war in iraq. >> president obama said it will take time to eradicate a cancer like isis. preparing americans for a potentially open ended fight. abc news, washington. >> now, you may have noticed the president calling the group isil. most refer to it as isis. it stands for the islamic state of iraq and syria. it shows the region controlled by the group. isil is the islamic state in the levant. that a is jordan, israel, lebenon and part of southern turkey. it reflects the group's desire to expand to those countries. >> with the plan outlined for
the american public, how is it being received? cornell bernard joins us live from san francisco with reaction. cornell? >> the president made his case for airstrikes against isis, but others say it is the wrong move. >> america will lead a broad coalition to roll back the terrorist threats. >> international relations had them taking time at san francisco state to watch every second of the president's speech. the plan to root out militants with airstrikes in syria and iraq is solid, but risky. >> in the complex politics of the middle east, while there is a good reason for doing it, it involves some risks down the road. >> especially if the u.s. arms provided to moderate syrian fighters were to fall in the wrong hands. he made his case that isis poses a threat to american security. >> you can't say there is no
threat, but it is hard to say the danger is far greater than it has been since 9/11. >> in union square, a band played with an american flag projected on the screen. some feel the u.s. has no choice , but to attack a new terror threat. >> i just know that isis is not a group that should be around. >> others say new military action a in the middle east wrong. >> but i don't want anybody die anymore in this country. we already suffered a lot. >> i don't support any terrorist organization. >> no time frame on the plan, but experts say it could take years to defeat isis. in san francisco, cornell bernard, abc7 news. >> we have the full text of the president's address and more information on isis on our website, abc7news.com. in the south bay, the danger from one particular mountain lion is over. wildlife officials killed a cat they believe killed a boy this weekend. alyssa harrington is live at
the open space preserve. this was an all out search. >> it was. the search has been nonstop. wildlife officials set out traps and cameras and even trackers spent the night in the field with search dogs. this morning they did find a mountain lion they believe attacked the little boy as he was hiking with his family. >> fresh tracks were found not far from the original attack site in the open space preserve early wednesday morning. search dogs picked up a scent and found a mountain lion and forced it up a tree. >> it crouched down and was displaying unusually aggressive behavior like it was going to pounce at one of the wardens we had on scene. it was an extremely dangerous situation. >> kirsten mcintire says the body of the 65-pound male lion is now at a lab in sacramento. the first order of business is to get it tested for
rabies. >> there is a 6-year-old boy here having to go through the rabie shot regimen which is painful and difficult. he has been through enough. >> they will also test the lion's dna samples with the boy's t-shirt. even though they think they killed the right mountain lion, the trails a are still closed because they are waiting for the dna test to come back and wildlife officials have to collect the traps they have hiding in the area. >> it is too bad for the mountain lion, but good for the safety of our children. >> they walked their dog in the open space sometimes. >> sad for the mountain lion, but i don't want people getting killed or hurt. >> wildlife officials say protecting the public safety is their top priority. abc7 news. >> developing news from petaluma where police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead earlier today. officers were called to a home on sun crest hill drive after a distraught woman called 9-1-1 to report someone had
been shot. they found a man dead inside the home. no one has been arrested, but police say they do have leads. >> a major development tonight in the ray rice domestic violence case. roger goodell announced he has hired former fbi director robert muller to conduct an independent investigation into the league's handling of the incident. that comes on the heels of a potential bombshell today. a law enforcement official told the associated press that the video of the football player punching his then fiancee, now wife, was sent to an nfl executive several months ago. the associated press said the official played a 12-second voicemail from the executive confirming they had seen the clip. rice was released by the baltimore ravens and suspended indefinitely by the nfl this week. roger goodell said they had never seen the tape. meanwhile a surprising development from the san francisco 49ers organization. the team has suspended a familiar voice you may know. radio broadcaster ted robinson
for two games after making offensive comments about the ray rice incident. earlier this week. he said janae rice should have had some responsibility for not speaking up after the attack. a reward is being offered in the shooting death of a pony. the 16-year-old horse named misty was found bleeding in a pasture in santa rosa over the weekend. a neighbor reported hearing what sounded like a gunshot the night before. the reward is being offered by the animal legal defense fund which gave us this picture. misty was the pet of her 4 and 6-year-old girls. >> dozens escaped uninjured after their tour bus caught fire on highway 101 in san jose. just look at the damage the fire caused to the bus' engine compartment. sky 7hd was overhead. the fire briefly closed all lanes of southbound 101. emergency crews walked the passengers to the median where they used a ladder to hop the center divide. they were taken off the freeway by an awaiting bus on
the other side of highway 101. no one was hurt, as they said. the pint-sized hero who put her life on the line. why this brave 9-year-old was honored tonight. >> and millions of pass words stolen and posted to the web. you may be a victim and not even know it. >> and is it the best burrito in the country? the local restaurant that was crowned king. >> i am meteorologist sandhya patel. some of you felt the sizzle today. i'll let you know if the summer heat will stick around for your summer plans coming up. >> and tonight on "jimmy kimmel live," queen latifa. >> abc7 news will be
>> police say they do not believe a driver who veered on to a sidewalk plowing into a group of students did it intentionally. the crash injured three special needs students and their student teacher from hills dale high school. all are expected to be okay. it happened as the group was walking along west hills dale boulevard. >> the woman was happy. but the kids are showing the nature or whatever and then this happened. i hope she is fine and the other kids too. >> sky 7hd was overhead as police investigated. the injured students range in age from 15 to 18 years old. the school says it is providing counselors for students and staff. >> you may be getting a new benefit at work. a change for millions of california workers who will now get sick days under a new law signed. the governor signed it this afternoon. it goes into affect in gal and requires most -- in july and
requires most to provide three sick days for employees who work 30 or more days in a year. workers will earn one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked. business groups say the law is a job killer and will prevent small businesses from expanding. a million g mail addresses and hacked pass words appear owed a forum, but ghoul gel says the -- google says it was not breached. it is associated with the e-mail addresses meaning it could be connected to other sites. google says there is no telling if the list is even authentic, but it recommends users change their pass words. a great story now. when haywood firefighters gave a fire safety lesson at an elementary school they could only hope it would come in hand ay. in handy. >> a clever young girl was honored for using the knowledge to save her family.
>> it was a proud moment for haywood teachers, firefighters and the little girl who put everything they taught her to good use. >> i ran to the bathroom over there. >> 9-year-old galaxy kong showed us her home and how she reacted and how she told her parents the first floor was on fire. >> i put two towels, one on my shoulder and one covering my nose and mouth. >> her mother and father did the same. they tried to take the stairs, but it was too late. galaxy told her parents to get on their hands and knees to crawl back to the room. >> i saw smoke coming on the bottom of the door. i used the towel on my shoulder to stop the heavy smoke coming in. >> galaxy told her disoriented parents to escape from the second story window where construction workers were waiting with a ladder. >> i didn't even think we had another alternative to get out of the window. >> by the way, galaxy's mother
named her after the brand of a microwave oven she wanted to buy, but was sold out. >> is this galaxy more reliable than the microwave oven? >> yes, the microwave won't save my life. >> the cause of the fire was a a faulty appliance in the kitchen. alan wang, abc7 news. >> galaxy is a star. >> apparently she is. apparently this burrito is quite the star as well. >> you are looking at america's best burrito according to the website 538. the winner is the carnita's burrito in the mission district. >> they gave abc7 news these photos and say since the honor was announced the restaurant has been even more swamped than it normally is. they evaluated 67,000 restaurants and 64 made the cut la tacaria came out on top. >> have to try that. >> midnight snack. and now a check on the
weather. it has been hot today. >> it has been hot and will get hotter sandhya patel is here. >> you got it, dan and ama. we will see triple digit temperatures as we head toward tomorrow. in gilroy we have the triple digit heat. as we look at live doppler 7hd fog near the coast, but it is not going far inland. for us, it is summertime for the northern rockies. it is more like winter. a cold, canadian storm is bringing snow to montana. right now wyoming, colorado is starting to see some of the affects of it as well. winter storm warnings are in affect. so be aware of the fact that if you are doing traveling they are expecting the winter storm warnings to continue. they could see record low temperatures. in the bay area a this is hot. this is typical for the summertime. 88 in san jose and say the 4 oakland and 80 in san francisco. got up to 96 in santa rosa and 93 in napa and 66 half moon 93 in napa and 66 half moon bay.bulldog: it's true! i am a bundle of talent!
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ryan vogel song was on his way to a very quick hook, and tim lincecum was about to come in and save the day in the second inning. it didn't happen. what did happen was a 5-0 giants shutout of arizona. heading to the opinion to warm up with the bases loaded in the second. what a is a pitcher's best friend? a ground out to end the threat and suddenly the vol was right and settled down. he went 6 and 2-3 scoreless. a complete turn around. a little help from my friends, please. across his body and gets montero. still no score in the seventh. whatever he is eating i want.
he is having all kinds of problems. 1-0 giants. the jute movement and all of these kids are playing great for the giants. matt duffy who looks like he is about 12 years old on an old day with a double that scores blanco. it is a 2-2-hit shutout 5-0 your final. the giants win it. how about the dodgers? also a shut out. dan herron with seven score less as they beat san diego 4-0. the giants are two and a halfback in the nl west. conversely the a's find new excruciating ways to lose every night. another one-run game where one mistake is the killer. that's next.
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for 11 runs the a's went back to the new normal, unfortunately. a one-run ballgame and another loss in chicago. i love this guy. he has his oakland jersey and notre dame hard hat on. went to notre dame and played baseball for the irish and struck out eaton there. they got the shift on here and he beats it anyway. chopper to left. cocoa scores 1-0a's.
bottom of four and josh donaldson and this is a great play. the superman full extension. he was fired up and left after 7 score less. got friends and family from nearby park ridge. the cheers turn to jeers. grounder and it gets worse. the next batter is eaton. we are in a pennant race! what are you doing? garcia base hit to center because of the errors. white sox win it 2-1. a's lost 10 of the last 13 and still hold the top wild card a game and a half up. earthquakes in vancouver. 39th minute and shoved watson in the back. penalty kick for the white p cays. morales facing bush and 1-0 caps. 56th minute and watson again. nicely done with the header.