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not the holiday season...avoid falling ill this winter. and.. investigators in san bernardino are now focusing an intense search on a lake.. where the two terror suspects may have dumped evidence. but first we're following the latest developments with our weather... a live look outside right now as clouds loom over our valley... and many areas have already seen some rain tonight. we're also going to see the temperatures take a nosedive going into the weekend. let's go to chief meteorologist bryan scofield in the weather center with the latest. bryan. tonight...mostly cloudy and colder with showers until early this evening...then partly cloudy after midnight. lows 39 to 43 on the west side
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the east side. northwest wind 15 to 25 mph. .saturday...mostly sunny. highs 52 to 55 on the west side of the valley...55 to 58 on the east side. northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. .saturday night...partly cloudy. lows 36 to 40 on the west side of the valley...35 to 39 on the east side. northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. federal investigators say they may know where the san bernardino shooters were.. just before they were killed in a shootout with police. an fbi dive team returned to a lake where authorities believe they dumped evidence.
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latest on the investigation. the fbi - searching this lake - near the scene of last week's terror attack in san bernardino- looking for possible evidence - the killers may have dumped here just after the massacre. sot david bowdich, fbi assistant director "we will leave no stone unturned." this latest effort to uncover more about syed farook and tashfeen malik- as the fbi continues questioning enrique marquez. farook's former neighbor accused of supplying the military-style rifles used in last week's shooting rampage- reportedly told investigators he and farook planned another attack in 2012, then abandoned the plot. sot senator risch: "there had been some arrests immediately adjacent to that right in their area rethink it." following the first of the funerals for the 14 people killed last week... sot chuck franklin, family friend: "it's just tragic and it's unspeakable today- the fbi is still trying to figure out whether the san bernardino attack was directed by isis.
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another concern linked to the terror group - saying isis militants overseas now have at least two government passport printing machines... sot john cohen: "if isis has been able to acquire legitimate passports or machines that create legitimate passports, this would represent a major security risk in the united states." marci gonzalez standup close: "several of the fraudulent passports have already been found in europe- including this one used by one of the suicide bombers who carried out the paris attacks. marci gonzalez, abc news new york." the first large group of syrian refugees coming to canada on a government plane arrived in toronto late thursday night. the 163 syrians are sponsored by private groups and will be heading to three different provinces to be housed. another flight carrying syrian refugees is scheduled to arrive in montreal tomorrow. the canadian government is working to fulfill a pledge to
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the nation by the end of february. more than 400 refugees have already flown to canada on commercial flights since november. the dallas area is set to play host to hundreds of immigrant children for a few weeks. crews were busy thursday night turning a church campground into a temporary home for undocumented kids until the courts can process their immigration status. most of the 500 children are from central america, and are separated from their families. after that, they'll either be returned to their native countries, or placed with a u-s sponsor until their immigration case is heard in court. as for safety at the camp, police say the kids will be under close supervision during their stay. in tonight's rwb2016 political coverage... being at the center of controversy doesn't seem to hurt donald trump's his poll numbers. while protestors were outside a campaign event last night in new hampshire.. trump was inside getting a big endorsement from a new england police officers union. trump's controversial statements on terrorism and
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months keep defying political gravity. in late october.. there were signs he was starting to fade. but since then.. the same poll conducted by the new york times shows him gaining 13 poi've had a pretty interesting couple of days, we've had people talking, i will tell you that. and we have them talking very positively because people are saying trump is right. new polls show most americans oppose trump's proposed moritorium on allowing muslims into the u-s until congress takes a closer look. among gop primary voters.. the poll shows 51% believe trump will win the republican presidential nomination. texas senator ted cruz was a distant second at 10-percent. it's that time of year... cold and flu season and it's spreading. local hospitals and doctors offices are seeing more and more patients with those miserable symptoms. action news reporter elizabeth gadley has more on what's going around and what you can do to
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everywhere you look you can see the signs of the season, no not the holiday season, the cold and flu season. 04:32:50:00 i'm coming down with a cold, it started yesterday, runny nose, congestion, plugged nostrils, post nasal drip, cough. local doctors offices and hospitals are seeing a lot of those sypmtoms and worse. 04:22:18;00 we started seeing an influx of patients probably two to three weeks ago, symptoms such as fever aches and pains, what we call myalgias sore throat, coughing. according to the southern nevada health district there's a spike in influenza a right now. it's the more mild stain but it 04:40:56:00 we're a tourist town so we get people from all over the united states, so if all of our visitors are from state a and state a is having a huge flu epidemic then we are probably going to see it here standup: along with getting the flu shot, to avoid getting sick, watch what you are touching, especially shared surfaces because these are what spread disease, and make sure to washing your hands
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good hygene keeps the flu away if your symptoms are especially severe and you develp a fever that won't go down see a doctor because the flu can be dangerous. 04:45:50;00 it kills people every year absolutley, most of the people we see die from the flu are very young or very old but it can effect anyone because if that flu turns into more than just the flu, you end up with a pnuemonia, it can be life threatening. on cam tag because the flu is a virus, antibiotics won't help, so keep that in mind when you go to the doctor. reporting from umc i'm las vegas went on sale today.. and they're selling so fast he's added another show for sunday.. july 3rd. brooks will have exclusive performances at the new las vegas arena next summer. he will also perform june 24th and 25th ahead of 4 shows in three days at the arena from july 2nd through the 4th. if you want to see any of those concerts.. remember there is an 8-ticket limit.
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chicago tonight as people there are calling for the resignation of mayor rahm emanuel. but first.. in financial focus.. details on a huge corporate merger that will end up saving both companies billions of dollars. stay with us. >> coming up, a cop wailing in
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could put him behind bars dow down 310 nasdaq down 112 sp500 down 40 the big local gaming stocks couldn't fight the tide. they were all down between 3-and a half.. and 5%. u-p-s is getting slammed with holiday deliveries right now. in fact.. its on-time delivery rate for ground packages is down 6% over last year. fedex is also said to be lower than usual. analysts say online sales started heating up around thanksgiving.. which is probably the reason for the slowdown. 1.5 billion packages are
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holiday season.. up 10% over last year. dow chemical and dupont are merging to create the world's largest chemical company. the 130-billion dollar company will be known as 'dow-dupont'.. with plans to split into 3 publicly traded companies with their own specialities. dow and dupont say the merger will save them at least 3-billion dollars over the next 2 years. that's tonight's 'financial focus.' let's go to bryan scofield and 'weather first.' . tonight...mostly cloudy and colder with showers until early this evening...then partly cloudy after midnight. lows 39 to 43 on the west side of the valley...40 to 44 on the east side. northwest wind 15 to 25 mph. .saturday...mostly sunny. highs 52 to 55 on the west side of the valley...55 to 58 on the east side. northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
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lows 36 to 40 on the west side of the valley...35 to 39 on the east side. northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. .sunday...mostly sunny. highs 53 to 57 on the west side of the valley...56 to 60 on the east side. west wind 15 to 30 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon/evening. .sunday night...mostly cloudy and windy with a 60 percent chance of rain showers later. lows around 41. .monday...partly sunny and breezy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers early. highs around 52. .monday night through wednesday...partly cloudy and breezy. lows 31 to 34. highs 45 to 48. .wednesday night...mostly clear. lows around 32. .thursday...mostly sunny.
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51. another day of protests in
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demonstrators expressing anger over the handling of a police involved shooting that claimed the life of a black teenager. now, demands for mayor rahm emmanuel to resign. abc's marci gonzalez reports. package script: nats march marching through chicago- their frustration - echoing through the streets- nats again today calling for change and accountability within the chicago police department... mos - lady - protest "they do need to do something to the police department. they need to be checked." and for mayor rahm emmanuel - to resign... nat "16 shots and a cover up." the outcry- first sparked by the shooting death of 17-year-old lacquan mcdonald last year --by a white police officer. mcdonald's family- coming forward publicly for the first time today- joining those questioning how the case was handled. saying it took too long for this dash- cam video to be released... and raising concerns that more than a year passed before the
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charged with murder. sot pastor marvin hunter, grace memorial mbc: "change needs to start from the top down because what we are feeling in chicago is the, the, the real feeling of america itself, and that's injustice towards people of color." following the release of at least two other videos of alleged police misconduct- this week- emmanuel - apologized- and promised systematic changes sot mayor rahm emmanuel "i own it. i take responsibility for what happened because it happened on my watch." but today- no forgiveness... a petition now circulating...in an effort to unseat emmanuel. sot- dukes: "we have communities in blight and he has no reform. we're calling for a vote of no confidence for the mayor." marci gonzalez standup close: "and protesters are also calling for resignation of the cook county state's attorney. and for the release of video coming up later.. in tonight's abc primetime lineup on channel 13: 8:00 - last man standing 8:30 - dr.
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20/20 then on action news.. live at 11.. a brawl breaks out in the lunchroom of a valley high school.. tonight, the mother of one of the teenage girls in the middle of it all speaks out to action news. the holidays are a time where many people overindulge in food and alcohol.. but doctors warn that could lead to a major health risk. plus... a new study shows high stress could affect your memory! we'll have details coming up in our health report.
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in tonight's heathe holidays can often lead to overindulgence. we eat more... we drink more... and we run on less sleep. and for some it can lead to excess strain on the heart. experts say overeating and overindulging in alcohol can lead to an irregular heartbeat known as 'holiday heart syndrome.' doctors advise you to be on the lookout for foods that are heavy in cream, sugar, or salt and to avoid drinking
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and while they don't recommend you avoid all holiday treats at all costs... you should be mindful of what you eat and how much you eat. "often times people are like, 'oh my gosh, you know i can't have anything.' no you can have everything you want, except you have to have it in moderation and be mindful about what you're eating." :11 doctors say one way to avoid overindulgence if you're going to a holiday gathering... eat something before you go so you're not too hungry. it's fairly common knowledge that stress can affect your health. but a new study out today also suggests it can hurt you in other ways.. and it's something you'll want to remember. abc's dr. timothy johnson explains. driving that long commute. a deadline in the office. caring for a spouse with a long-term illness. we're all familiar with stress, in its many guises. and most of us know by now that it can have a detrimental effect on our health. now, new research out of a new york city study of aging? suggesting that stress might even be linked to impaired memory. researchers looked at more than five hundred healthy people
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least 70 years old? surveying them on how much stress they felt daily, whether their lives felt overloaded, uncontrollable or unpredictable. those who reported the highest leels of stress initially? had more than double the rate of memory problems three years later [i think it was 3 years, yes?]. the reasons for the connection? not entirely clear. more research is needed to figure out the link. but it's another reminder that the stress you carry? may be more harmful than you think. another reason to take a deep breath?get some exercise, and remind ourselves to relax every now and then. with this medicalinute, i'm dr. timothy jnson. we'll be right back with a final check on your forecast from bryan. your watching channel 13 action news... where you ask and we investigate. stay with us.
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after midnight. lows 39 to 43 on the west side of the valley...40 to 44 on the east side. northwest wind 15 to 25 mph. .saturday...mostly sunny. highs 52 to 55 on the west side of the valley...55 to 58 on the east side. northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. .saturday night...partly
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lows 36 to 40 on the west side that's action news for now.. but we hope to see you again
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