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-- and here in the bay area -- get their hands on the iphone 7. some waited in line for days... to o have it. now at noon, apple fans all over the country and here in the bay area get the iphone 7 after waiting in line for days
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to be among the first to have it. maria medina is live in palo alto where apple enthusiasts were in for a surprise. >> reporter: guys, you can see the store behind me is bustling and the only line that's left over is made up of those who preordered the iphone 7. the doors opened up here early at 8:00 for the release and there was a lot of excitement but not just because of the iphone 7. tim cook appeared out of nowhere behind the glass door to join employees in palo alto in counting down the much- anticipated opening. >> 3, 2, 1! whoo! >> reporter: once inside, iphone apple fans found out if they would be able to get their hands on the sold-out iphone 7 plus. >> what do they say? >> they truly don't have any 7
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pluses like they said yesterday. >> reporter: david eaton was in line for more than 24 hours arriving at 6:30 yesterday to be the first in line. but that's nothing compared to justin harris. he camped outside the union square apple store for a week only to find out hours before the doors opened he wouldn't get an iphone 7 plus. >> they are sold out. >> i'm not expecting to get anything today. >> reporter: not everyone went home empty-handed. many preordered the 7 plus like eduardo. you're one of the first people to get the iphone 7 plus. >> pretty stoked. i'm looking forward to all the new cameras and all the new features. >> reporter: this person got a souvenir, money can't buy. a selfie with tim cook inside an apple store. >> i'm getting one in two or three weeks. i got to meet tim cook so that works. >> reporter: so this is the line made up of those who
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preordered the iphone 7. the line will be here all day. on this side there was once a line halfway down the block this morning. they are hoping to get whatever is the left. not sure if this is a sign they have all given up hope [chuckling]. you can order the iphone still online but it will take weeks. live in palo alto, maria medina, kpix 5. the iphone 7 in jet black also sold out but at last check the other colors are still available. kcbs financial reporter jason brooks says iphone sales are a bigger boost for cupertino based applen that many expected. >> apple is enjoying its best week in over a year strong four- day winning streak thanks to strong preorders for the new iphones. a number of analysts are surprised by the strong demand and the iphone 7 isn't a major makeover from the prior iteration of the phone. the next big upgrade isn't expected until next year.
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>> while apple stock has steadily climbed most of the week, it is down so far today. apple's big day comes amid trouble times for rival samsung. the consumer product safety commission is warning people to immediately stop using samsung's galaxy note 7 smartphone. the recall is in response to cases of batteries exploding and catching fire. flames ripped through a townhouse overnight on ticonderoga drive. firefighters knocked it out quickly. 8 people were displaced. the townhome was destroyed. two neighboring units received moderate smoke and water damage. one woman had to be restrained after attempting to run back into the townhouse to save her dog. unfortunately, that dog died. the cause of the fire is now under investigation. >> today jury selection begins in the trial of a man accused
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of assaulting bart police officers. cell phone video from bystanders was widely seen after the incident in july at a bart station in san francisco. during the trial of michael smith jurors may see footage from officer body cam. that may show a different perspective and what happened before bystanders started recording. the house financial services committee is launching an investigation of san francisco-based wells fargo bank. the probe will look into possible illegal activity by wells fargo. the bank says that it fired more than 5,000 workers for opening new accounts without customer knowledge. critics say that the workers were trying to meet wells fargo' aggressive sales goals. u.s. and california regulators have already fined wells fargo a combined $185 million. governor brown just signed a bill to protect nail salon workers. kpix 5's anne makovec spoke to
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the bay area assembly member who pushed for it. >> reporter: the new law is meant to polish the not so pretty side of nail salons. [ non-english language ] >> reporter: through a translator, the manicurist explains. >> workers end up doing more than they are required to such as cleaning the floors, mopping the bathrooms, even taking the owners' kids to work to school sometimes. >> reporter: now all nail salons in california will be required to post signs about workers' rights laws, minimum wage, overtime, meal periods and retaliation protection all in languages their employees understand. >> most of them don't speak english as their first language. it's hard to communicate with them. they don't know their rights quite often. >> reporter: the assemblyman wrote the nail salon worker protection bill along with the california healthily nail salon collaborative. >> when there's an inadequate price for service someone is bearing that gap in income or wage. >> reporter: sometimes that's
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us? >> sometimes it's not a lot of [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: most bay area counties already have a healthy nail salon program participating salons with a certificate in the windows vair fike that the salon doesn't use nail polishes with hazardous chemicals. customers say the new law sounds fair for the ladies that make them shine. >> some of them do say that they do work a lot. so it would be great if they would be protected. >> reporter: it goes into effect next july. in san francisco, anne makovec, kpix 5. an update now on the effort to help the homeless get back on their feet in san francisco. david campos says that the city is reaching out to homeless people at 19th and folsom streets in the mission district and checking their health so they can get care. that outreach will last three weeks. his goal is to get them off the street of the mission district in the next four months. new at noon, the "associated press" and two
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other news organizations are suing the fbi. the ap, gannett and another company want to learn who the government paid and how much to hack into the iphone of the san bernardino shooter. the transaction cuts short a legal dispute in which the feds wanted to force apple to unlock the phone used by syed farook. he and his wife killed 14 people at a christmas party last year. they died that same day in a shootout with the police. the birther question is back in the campaign conversation. it's an argument over where president obama was born. but as craig boswell explains, donald trump just made a statement that may finally end the years long debate. >> reporter: donald trump is once again talking about where president obama was born. >> president barack obama was born in the united states, period. now we all want to get back to making america strong and great
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again. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: the birther issue reemerged in the campaign this week when trump told the "washington post" i'll answer that question at the right time. i just don't want to answer it yet. >> i was pretty confident about where i was born. [ laughter ] >> i think most people were, as well. >> reporter: trump spoke this morning at his new hotel here in washington. hillary clinton is also in town less than a mile from here addressing a group of black women. clinton sharply criticized trump's stance. >> for five years, he has led the "birther movement" to delegitimize our first black president. he is feeding into the worst impulses, the bigotry and bias, that lurks in our country. >> reporter: while clinton and trump battle for votes, a new poll shows the presidential race in a dead heat. 41-40% when third party
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candidates are included. craig boswell, cbs news. washington. >> trump said in 2011 mr. trump was finally able to bring this ugly incident to its conclusion by successfully compelling president obama to release his birth certificate. but hillary clinton tweeted today, quote, trump has spent years pedaling a racist conspiracy aimed at undermining the first black president. he can't just take it back." still ahead, a historic one month voyage ends. how this cruise ship made it through a treacherous and icy route. >> plus, prince william to the rescue. how he helped a veteran through this stumble. >> from the kpix weather center i'm looking at the skyline of san francisco and i'm thinking every person in the city today has one thing just one thing in common, the weekend! it's coming up. and i have your forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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a cruise ship is now docked in new a live look from wall street on this friday. right now the dow is down about 99 points. a cruise ship is found docked in new york city after completing a one month 900-mile voyage from alaska via the northwest passage. the dangerous route is normally covered with thick sea ice but as don champion reports, warmer weather made the historic voyage possible. >> reporter: the cruise ship crystal serenity entered new york harbor friday morning and sailed into history. it is the first full sized ship to sail the treacherous northwest passage. the captain -- >> it was quite a voyage. >> reporter: the northwest passage is where the arctic ocean links the northern atlantic and pacific oceans. glaciers and thick sea ice normally make the route
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impassable but warming temperatures have thinned the ice and cleared the path. the ship had extra safety equipment including ice radar. >> we also brought on board two very experienced canadian ice pilots who brought the -- the -- the knowledge about ice. >> reporter: the ship left alaska on august 16 on its 900- mile journey through the arctic and on to new york. >> the trip was really exciting. >> reporter: barbara peter and robert rosen wall called it a grade adventure. >> the idea was to see wild things and ice and we did. >> reporter: 900 passengers took the historic voyage aboard the crystal serenity and paid between $1,000 and $4,000 a day for the experience. peters says the irony that the warming earth is the only thing that made the trip possible wasn't lost on her. >> the arctic is ground zero for global warming. anyone who thinks that global warming isn't happening only needs to go to the arctic. >> reporter: crystal serenity
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will repeat it next august. don champion, cbs news, new york. prince william offering a helping hand this morning when a veteran soldier lost his balance. watch right behind william. the vice lord lieutenant of essex tripped and fell to the ground. he got quickly back on his feet thanks to the prince and other officials right there. >> looks like the other officials saw him fall first but the prince helped out. that's what we'll do for you, roberta, whenever you fall. [ laughter ] >> i am a little accident prone, aren't i. [ laughter ] >> but i have pbf, i have positive bounce factor! our temperatures have been bouncing all over this week. we started off with cool temperatures 15 degrees below average now climbing towards above average temperatures especially over the weekend. isn't that glorious? that finger of fog that is trying to work its way under the golden gate bridge shrouding the richmond and the sunset district at this hour. san jose, you have clear skies
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at 70. it's 76 degrees in livermore. low 60s now in oakland. and charlie our weather watcher in vallejo is reporting 75 degrees. thank you, sir, for checking in with us. satellite and radar very impressive. it did penetrate this morning as far as the marine layer is concerned the bay and marched locally inland a good 45 miles. it's now retreating and hanging tight to the coast. we'll have partial clearing there today. sunny and mild bayside. warm and hot away from the bay into our inland areas because of that right there, high pressure nestling into the western states. as it does so, temperatures in the triple digits for the last weekend of summer 2016. today getaway friday 86 degrees state capital. 88 fresno. 69 high sierra. the overnight lows are dipping to the freezing point so please plan accordingly for your hiking plans. today's numbers from the 60s beaches, 70s bayside and peninsula to the 80s and low 90s in our inland areas. your sunset tonight 7:15.
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going to be clear inland for that harvest moon going to be spectacular. there you have it now. i modified the forecast. i'm going big or i'm going home after this newscast. [ laughter ] >> 101 on sunday! the hottest spot. play ball tonight it's going to cool down to the 50s for the giants game and come walk with kpix 5 tomorrow at fort mason at 10 a.m. let's all try to end alzheimer's together in the mid- 60s. >> we'll be there. >> yeah. >> and we will be there at the raider game on sunday. >> that's right. >> they better go big or go home. >> or you can stay home and watch the game on kpix 5. >> that's what i'm doing! >> still ahead, keeping your furry friends healthy. our pet expert is here to answer your questions. >> woof! >> and what's cool about your school? email your nomination to coolschools@kpix .com, and we may come and feature your school on the show. every friday, we take viewer qu s about pet health... and ask our pet expert to weigh in. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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today's question is from paula. she as welcome back. every friday we take your questions about pet health and ask our pet expert to weigh in. today's question is from paula. she asks how much time should a dog be expected to go without relieving itself? and what are the consequences to kidneys, bladder if it goes too long? our pet expert dr. jill chase is here along with barry to give us some answers. dr. jill, how long is too long.
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we like to say when i went to veterinary school since then no more than 6 hours during the day they should go without urinating in the morning at breakfast, lunchtime and late afternoon and before bed is ideal. and do know there are some people with work schedules and they can't get to their pet for long periods of time but problems that occur are urinary tract infections and if you don't treat a urinary tract infection it can go up the your right ter to the kidney and the bladder and it can go up into the kidneys and create a problem. that's a really bad consequence. if you see your dog drinking more water or feeling kind of list less, i would definitely recommend checking the urine to see whether or not there's an infection. >> does it depend on the breed? >> no. 50% of dogs and cats may not
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show signs of urinary tract infection. they may have one and you don't realize it. typically animals that are 8 or older will do a urine every year and we can pick up the infection that way. >> she is giving me high ten! >> if you have any questions -- thank you for joining us. >> sure. >> we want your questions. ust email, and we'll have our pet expert give you an answer every friday right here at noon. day.
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all the way around. very important. very important. got to be yellow. not green. check this stem. greener the stem, the fresher these tomatoes are. very important. the aroma is from the stem. store them on the counter. now, yellow cluster tomatoes like all of them are grown in hothouses so there's no excuse for that grower to pick them without the sugar because mother nature is not controlling the atmosphere in a hothouse which means that they pick them at the full peak of sugar right here. and i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. nd always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. a salad with tomatoes and mozzarella, it will look beautiful. ciao. a reminder now, if you have a problem or question, email or call: that story and more at five. that's it for k-p- i-x 5 ne
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pennsylvania... but the bay area company could soon face a hurdle.. before the pands... why that we have shown you self- driving uber cars in pennsylvania but the bay area company could soon face a hurdle before the project expands. why that state could drop the
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autonomous uber tonight on kpix 5 news at 5:00. >> and last check of weather? >> yes. for the grand prix of sonoma, on sunday, at the raceway, ayesha curry is the grand marshal. >> oh, love her. >> she is going to get the opportunity or the great honor to say, gentlemen, start your engines! >> expect highs near 90. it's going to be high now. >> you should do that one year. >> that would be fun. >> i'll be in the car. >> yeah. captions by: caption colorado ken and liz will see you at ,,
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♪ >> r.j.: i don't want spencer as my stepfather, and i don't want him for you. >> brooke: [ sighs ] r.j., please. i realize this is all rather unexpected. >> r.j.: i walk in, see you two holding each other, and now you're telling me you're engaged to bill spencer? >> ridge: there's still a lot to discuss. >> r.j.: you can't do it. [ scoffs ] just one look at you two and it's clear -- you two belong together. and what about bill's son will, huh? he doesn't even have a voice. he's still so young. but i do. so listen to me when i say -- stop feeling whatever you're feeling for spencer. i mean, the number-one thing you've ever taught me was that
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