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announcer: now, abc 7 news at noon, on your side. we begin this noon anticipating a major announcement from president donald j. trump. he will speak at the rose garden later this afternoon and is expected to announce the country's withdrawal from the paris climate treaty. that brings us to our poll question of the day -- should the u.s. stay committed to the climate accord? janai norman has the latest from the white house. janai:
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the 11th hour as the president prepares to reveal whether he will keep a major campaign promise or commit to combating climate change. trump: you're going to find out very soon. i'm hearing from a lot of people both ways. the presidentht, tweeted that his decision would come today at 3:00 p.m. in the rose garden. white house officials tell abc news he is poised to keep his promise. pres. trump: we are going to cancel the paris diamond agreement -- climate agreement. countries that have not signed are syria and nicaragua. pres. trump: global warming -- a lot of it is a hoax. it's a moneymaking industry, ok? chief strategist steve bannon and 22 senate republicans are pushing for
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pope, apple ceo, and elon musk are also lobbying to stay. musk even threatening to resign from the white house advisory council if trump backs out of the deal. >> the president is a very impulsive, reactive personality, so, if we all like the paris agreement, he may decide to get out of it. janai: the paris climate agreement is a signature achievement for president obama's legacy to fight climate change and is now a political gamble for president trump who wants to increase fossil fuel output to revive the coal industry. janai norman, abc news, washington. dozens areg now, rallying near the white house with a message for the president, to end what they call unjust immigration policies. sam sweeney is live in the middle of all of this. sam?
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in just the last two minutes, secret service cleared them out. there is now a suspicious package in front of the white house. you can see the secret service officer picking up the package. they pushed everybody back. i want to show you what's happening over here. here who the people are out protesting for the last hour or so. they have been giving speeches about people who are affected by president trump's immigration policies. they are specifically upset about the trump policies that they say are destroying families and splitting families apart, specifically people who are undocumented here, who have u.s. born children. in about half an hour, at 12:30, about two doesn't of these protesters actually plan -- two dozen of these protesters actually plan on being arrested. we are told they are going to go in front of the white house and th a
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the permit for protesting here expires. they are expected to be handcuffed and taken down to the anacostia process station. we caught up with one of the people who plans on being arrested and we said, is it worth it, why are you doing this? let's listen to what she had to say. >> a lot of our community members continue to get>> separated from their families, and we need to make sure that everybody knows that this is the country they call their home and they continue to be separated. be: again, they are going to planning on getting arrested in just about half an hour or so. our cameras will remain on the scene. we will be on facebook. go on facebook and find us. you can watch it all happen live here in front of the white house. that's where we are live this noon. back to you. adrianna: it was a picture-perfect day on capitol hill for the supreme court justices. the group posed for an upd
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member, neil gorsuch. there was a range of emotions during the picture. some justices laughing. it's the first time we are seeing all of them together since court such -- gorsuch joined the court. it was a picture-perfect day across the dmv, the sun outshining -- out shining , a sign of good things to come as we knock on summer's door. chief meteorologist doug hill is here with a look at our forecast. doug: we are looking live now at the chesapeake bay from chesapeake beach in northern calvert county. a little offshore breeze. ideal fishing conditions. 1-foot waves, and that's it. beautiful thursday. 82 at the noon hour at reagan national airport. 79 in leesburg. adverse -- base andrews. hour-by-hour, temperatures will start to fall.
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in. high pressure. many areas will wake up tomorrow to temperatures in the 50's. starts7 herndon festival this evening, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. in downtown herndon. we will drop through the 70's with peers skies and light winds. tomorrow when you get up -- with clear skies and light winds. we will explain the weekend forecast and look at the next 10 days for you in about 10 minutes. now,nna: developing right police in anne arundel county are trying to connect the dots after a double fatal shooting early this morning. suzanne kennedy is at the scene where that gunfire corrupted. -- erupted. suzanne: anne arundel police are trying to figure out how two people ended up dead in the 1300-block of scott town road. take a look over here in this driveway. that's wh
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it was a white, four-door saturn with north carolina tags. authorities removed it from the area on a flatbed truck. it's unclear right now what part it plays in this double shooting. authorities say it all happened between midnight and 1:00 a.m. >> a bunch of people fussing and hollering. a truck was trying to get this car out. it was a bunch of fussing. a gunshot went off. a gunshot went off, then two, then another one. it was crazy. suzanne: residents of this community site it has problems -- community say it has problems. >> they won't do nothing about it. authorities won't even patrol the streets. it's mayhem down here, and they know it. suzanne: what are the problems? >> drugs. everywhere. it's a lot of problems. suzanne: right now there i
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release the victims' names once their family members have been notified. adrianna: right now at noon, it's an incident happening way too often in our area and across the country -- a noose found hanging inside the national museum of african american history and culture. in the last hour, we received a statement from the friends of the national museum of the american latino. then announce -- they denounce the act. john gonzalez has the latest as police are searching for those responsible. john: you can make the argument this is perhaps the most inappropriate place for this. the new museum here on the corner of 14th and constitution celebrates the quality and documents a painful past in our -- celebrates a quality -- cel documents ality and painful past.
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discovery at an exhibit on segregation, just below the main lobby here, the main atrium. authorities today are going through surveillance footage to see if the person who hung that noose was captured on camera and exactly when and how it was done . the secretary of the smithsonian institution called this a also added,, but quote, "we will not be intimidated." we spoke to this family visiting from cincinnati for the first time, several generations shocked and saddened. >> it really saddens me. it really does. andhink that we are in 2017 we are still dealing with things like this. john: this incident, which actually closed the section of the museum for over two hours yesterday, comes just days after another new was found hanging from a tree just blocks away -- another noose was found hanging from a tree just blocks away. adrianna: a very similar crime hitting home for
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racist graffiti found spray-painted on the gates of his l.a. mansion, and now police are calling this a possible hate crime. for hisearing up seventh straight nba finals appearance tonight, addressed the incident during media day. ebron: no matter how many people admire you, being black in america is tough. and we've got a long way to go, for us as a society and for us as african-americans, until we feel equal in america. adrianna: the graffiti on lebron's $20 million estate has since been covered up. police are hoping surveillance outside of his home will lead them to an arrest. coming up on abc seven news at noon -- abc 7 news at noon. >> do you understand the instructions? >> i do. >> what were the instructions? adrianna: tiger on tape -- caught
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plus, chaos inside the car dealership. what has dozens of people running for their lives? we will give you the details on that, coming up. first, a check on traffic. steve: we are going to take a look at 8th street northeast right now. there was a gas leak between 12th and 13th streets. it's blocked off now in both directions, so police will be there to guide you around the utility work. on the beltway, the american legion bridge, not bad. there was some road work on the outer loop on the virginia side. it was moved over to the shoulder. that eased up the delay. a little slow on the right, the idge heading brd towards rosslyn. it's a little bit slow as you leave the district heading over to arlington county. 66, pretty good inside the beltway. good at the 14th street bridge. that's
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>> you are watching abc seven news -- abc 7 news at noon, on your side. adrianna: three people are dead after a shootout inside a car dealership, and the entire scene was caught on cell phone video. with two bounty hunters attempting to take down a wanted fugitive. >> the video starts with two bounty hunters walking through a suburban dallas nissan dealership, but it quickly turns into something out of a movie. they walked toward the glass office, then you see the bounty hunters aiming their guns, reggie -- ready for the fugitive takedown, but then everything goes wrong. [gunfire]
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chaos ensues. in less than six seconds, 20 shots ring out. all three men are dead. the fugitive reaches for a gun. it falls. all three men fight for it. one man gets off several shots. >> there is shooting. please hurry. >> someone is shooting in the bathroom? >> someone is shooting in the building. i'm in the bathroom. >> unbelievably, no one else was hit by the bullets. pending drughad and assault charges in minneapolis. friends of the bounty hunters said they had more than 20 years experience. in washington, sam sweeney, abc 7 news. adrianna: in wisconsin, the search continues for two people still missing after an explosion , killinge building one, injuring at least 14 others. maggie rulli has this incredible scene. >> they continue to fight a stubborn fire in the cente
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occurred. maggie: we are getting our first look at the aftermath of that fatal overnight explosion at a wisconsin plant that has left at least one dead and others still missing. >> this appears to have been some office area here. you can see some filing cabinets and some installation completely insulation completely blown apart. >> there has been a report of a large explosion, large explosion, large fire, a lot of smoke. >> it was like a bomb went off. just really intense. it shook the whole house for a few seconds. maggie: 16 employees were inside the building when there was a loud blast at 11:00 p.m. wednesday night. >> a big explosion happened, and everything collapsed. maggie: officials say their injuries are severe. >> multiple med flights, patients with injuries.
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the explosion was so powerful that it knocked out power to the entire town and a neighboring community. the blast is being defined as a mass casualty incident. the investigation is still underway with at least 30 agencies involved. news justbreaking into the abc 7 newsroom, we've just learned former fbi director james comey will testify next thursday before the senate intelligence committee. we will have much more on this story coming up tonight at 4:00. after a few days of gloomy weather, some fog, and gray skies, the sun is finally out again. doug: it looks like we are probably today, tomorrow, saturday look great. sometime later sunday, the showers and storms will come back. let's share the good news with you. this is the first day of hurricane season, atlantic hurricane season.
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way out in the atlantic named arlene. the next one will be a b name, tropical storm bret. the alphabetical names are on the list. we will keep you up-to-date should we sight anything close to the united states mainland interest. the numbers are at or a little bit above average. 11 to 17 named storms. five to nine of those will become hurricanes. two to four major hurricanes. that is definitely more active than we saw last year. there is some concern that the formation might be a little closer to the u.s. mainland. a long way to go, but i thought i would share what i had. st. john regional catholic school in frederick, maryland. beautiful sunshine across the valley. a few fairweather clouds. no threat of rain in the forecast. nothing but sunshine. 80 already in charlottesville. 82 now in the
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nation's capital. plenty of sun. a nice breeze, but low humidity. it will be comfortable all day long. tonight, clear and cool. 53 to 59 when you wake up tomorrow morning. if you have plans to be in the pool, it looks good to me. 80 degrees on saturday. sunday it's a question mark on the model. good part ofa sunday will be partly sunny and warm and good for outdoor activities. d.c. united hosting galaxy on saturday night. you can see the game on news channel 8. we will wind up with our extended outlook with warm numbers. very warm temperatures. shower and storm chances will end later tuesday as another cooler air mass comes in, bringing dry weather, sunshine, and temperatures back in the 70's for the middle and end of next week. adrianna: so long as we get through sund
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batch of sunshine. i like it. thank you so much. still much more to come on abc seven news at noon. -- abc 7 news at noon. here's a preview of what you can expect tonight at 5:00. >> our own kimberly suiters will to her a self storage company where people wear masks and safety hazards lurk around every corner. we called the city. what happened next surprised even us. vo: delivering cleaner, reliable energy... creating jobs for our veterans... helping those in need save money on their energy bills. it takes 16,000 dominion energy employees doing the job. and now, dominion energy is investing $15 billion to build and upgrade our electric and natural gas infrastructure... creating jobs now and for the future. across virginia, we're building an economy that works for everyone and dominion energy is helping power the companies that power our economy.
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me to listen carefully. i'm ralph northam,aught and when survivors of the virginia tech shooting asked me to support an assault weapons ban and close the gun show loophole, i took on the fight. i saw what those weapons can do as an army doctor during the gulf war. now, i'm listening carefully to donald trump, and i think he's a narcissistic maniac. whatever you call him, we're not letting him bring his hate into virginia. adrianna: newly released video of tiger woods' arrest shows him
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and disoriented, struggling to keep his balance after a patrol officer spotted his black mercedes stopped in the road, engine running, and both front tires flat. the reporting officer reports woods was asleep at the wheel. when they woke him up, the golfing legend's speak was slow and slurred and he didn't know where he was. >> have you had anything to drink tonight? >> no. >> are you sure? 100%? adrianna: the breathalyzer test did support that claim. there was no alcohol in his system. he blamed it on an unexcited reaction to prescription medication. game one of the nba finals is tonight. the cleveland cavaliers take on the golden state warriors. it's a trilogy we've all been waiting for. the two teams have split the last two nba championships, and it's the first time in league history the same two teams are matching
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third straight year. tipoff tonight at 9:00, right here on abc 7. day across theul dmv. stick with us. a final check on our very sunny forecast.
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adrianna: today marks the start of pride month, and instagram has la
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they are offering new pride stickers. all the stickers were designed by lgbtq artists. to find those new stickers, head to the stickers tray in instagram stories. we are kicking off the weekend with some sunny weather. a three-day stretch? doug: pretty decent weather through the weekend, too. the next chance of noticeable rain during the daylight hours will be late sunday afternoon. tonight, cool and clear. 80 tomorrow. partly cloudy through the weekend. 80 degrees for the high on saturday. still comfortable, low humidity. sunday, do your outdoor activities early in the data midday. shower and storm chances will increase later in the afternoon. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] adrianna: thanks for joining us. be sure to watch abc
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