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en route to atlanta, georgia. the judge released him under the provision that he head directly to georgia. 43-year-old bryan moles arrested at the trump hotel at the weapons charges wednesday morning. valet apparently spotted a gun in his vehicle. prosecutors maintain he brought an assaulted rifle, a loaded handgun and numerous ammo to d.c. they say he drained his savings account and he planned to remain here until he could meet with president trump to discuss the corporate medicine and the pharmaceutical industry. the emergency room physician is alleged to have left a friend a voice message where he made references to timothy mcveigh, the oklahoma city bomber. in his first appearance in superior court, the prosecutors describe moles as a potential danger to the public. but no strong arguments for holding him in federal court today. a judge released him with restrictions. he must leave d.c. undergo mental health
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evaluation and treatment. forfeited his guns and stay away from the nation's capital, except to meet with his attorney and for court appearances. when here he must avoid the area around the white house and the trump hotel. moles will be back in the capital on june 22nd for preliminary hearing. reporting live, stephen tschida, abc7 news. jonathan: thanks. despite president trump's decision to withdraw from the paris climate agreement the white house is making it clear that the cities or the states are free to enact their own environmental policies. >> we believe in state's rights. if they want to enact a policy, that is what they should do. jonathan: press secretary sean spicer and scott pruitt were asked if president trump
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hoax. he said that on the campaign trail but neither answered it directly. out of the philippines isis is claiming responsibility at the attack from the resorts world in manila. police denied the terror group had any connection to what happened there. they say it was a longhorn that entered the casino, fired several -- longhorn that entered the casino and fired rounds before setting it on fire. the attacker was found dead after he set himself on fire. michelle: sunday is the benefit concert for the deadly bombing in manchester last week. it happened outside the ariana grande show. she will perform with coldplay, black eyes peas, katy perry and others. you can watch highlights on the show sunday after the nba finals on abc7. well, today, prince william met with the first responders of the manchester bombing. the duke of cambridge also signed a book of condolence at
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stopped by the royal manchester hospital to meet with the families of the victims. jonathan: right now the u.s. park police investigating a piece of rope found at the martin luther king memorial. it was found on a bench at 2:00 this afternoon. park police say they are not saying whether it was in the shape of a noose or a piece of rope left there. but as you know, tensions are high on the national mall after a noose was discovered at the national museum of african-american history and culture. michelle: two muslim high school seniors should be excited about graduation. but instead they are upset about being told they had to carry a note at school saying they were able to wear hijab. northern virginia bureau chief jeff goldberg is live at the freedom high school in woodbridge with the story. and who is now apologizing. jeff? jeff: after hearing about the situation this morning, state senator sent a letter to the prince william county school demanding answers on why this happened here at f
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school. and how it could take place and go forward in the future. the two students say that freedom is the last word they would use to describe the situation. for most of their senior year, the first cousins both muslim say the school administrators at freedom high school required them to carry signed notes from the mothers. giving permission to wear a hijab. >> at first i did not want to get the note. my mom said i'm not writing the note. >> the way i understand this country, everybody has the right to practice his or her religion freely. >> both mothers signed the note a voy -- to avoid problems but yesterday the staffer asked for her note and she did not have it. she said the staffer gave her a choice. take off the hijab or go home. >> i refused. i'm not taking it off because of my religion and i'm fasting. >> it's about race. >> we don't have to provide documentation to the religious
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>> mike mulgrew with prince william county schools has this to say about the school administrators who ask for the notes. >> i think they have a misinterpretation. we used to give passes to assist students so they could carry out the prayers. the message got lost. >> we have to say something. i don't want another girl, a black muslim girl to go through this again. >> it needs to stop rand stop now before somebody -- it needs to stop and stop now before somebody gets hurt. >> mike mulgrew says he apologized to both families and says the district is looking into exactly how the situation happened. how they can prevent it happening in the future. live in woodbridge, jeff goldberg, abc7 news. jonathan: thanks. update now to upskirting case we brought you earlier this week. a crime solver's tip led police to arrest guy parsons who is accused of using a cell phone to take
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skirt of a woman and her 10-year-old daughter at a wal-mart last month. he is 53 years old from fairfax. michelle: a terrifying bounce house experience for a group of kids. what happened here that tossed the tethered bounce houses out of the ground? and searching for burglary suspect that may be difficult to identify because he's naked. michelle: we are off and running to beautiful weekend. doug: 81 in washington and warrenton. 82 in frederick. through the evening the temperatures will drop a bit. slowly at first and then tonight in the 60's. all under the clear skies. as we head through the day tomorrow. we will start with the plenty of sunshine. cool temperatures in the 50's to 60. good warmup through the day. you will like this full weekend forecast coming up minutes from now on "abc7 news at 6:00".
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michelle: caught on camera. bounce houses go flying in mexico and kids are inside of them. the wind rips through blowing them in opposite directions. one goes over a fence and lands in a parking lot. at least four kids were hurt. one seriously. the bounce houses were tethered to the ground but the wind was
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enough to pick them up. jonathan: goodness. thanks to surveillance video, this specifically, portland police were able to track down a man accused of stealing from a dying man on a train. this is a horrible story to begin with and it got worse. the man in the video stole a backpack and wedding ring from army veteran ricky best. best was the man killed on the train after coming to the defense of two women harassed by a man shouting anti-muslim slurs. best's family says the backpack contains items that are important to the family. three penn state administrateddors going to get jail time in connection with jerry sandusky. graham spanier and gary schultz have to spend two months behind bars. exathletic director tim curley will get three months in jail and sentenced to house arrest. michelle: ireland will make history when the first openly gay prime minister takes
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he was electedded leader of the ruling party today. he is expected to be prime minister when it reconvenes this month. he is 38. he will also be ireland's youngest prime minister. jonathan: the voting the over. we know the faces on the ben's chili bowl ball. michelle: he wasn't trying to borrow cup of sugar. maybe he needed pants. where he was caught trying to get in a stranger's house next introducing the italian collection from subway. head in now to grab the five dollar footlong spicy italian. loaded with salami and pepperoni. for a limited time, the spicy italian footlong is just five dollars. it's a big value for even bigger flavor. only at subway.
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all with a 2-year agreement. switch now at fiosgigabit.com. jonathan: the punch line for the next story write themselves. home surveillance camera catching a lot of things but one camera caught a naked guy trying to break into a home. he is peering the windows an trying to open the day on may 17. if you see any part of you that looks familiar they would like to hear from
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metro bus. nobody was hurt when it happened at 11 and h street in northeast. ten people did get checked out. no one taken to the hospital. still trying to figure out how it happened. >> we have a followup to a story about a dance team that was stranded when a bus deal went bad. the forestville limited dancing warriorettes more than $12,000 to g&l transportation. they sent two more buses but a different issue came. >> the buses came, the children and us all got on. the bus driver asked to speak to me at the side and he told me we couldn't load the bus because his owner advised him the buses wouldn't move until payment was made. y the owner p
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refund money but they haven't seen a dime. work started today on the ben's chili bowl mural. now we know whose faces were chosen to appear on the grand mural. as q mccray tells us, they range from music legends to local icons. casino it's official. the mural -- q: it's official. the mural at ben's chili bowl has a new look and new faces. >> this is the breakdown. long gone is bill cosby. donnie simpson, chuck brown and former president obama are back. the president even has his better half with him. >> it's a great choice for me. muhammad ali is an inspiration. >> dave chappelle made the wall. >> dave chappelle? that's good. i like that. >> prince is on the wall
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former mayor marion barry, harriet tubman, and dick gregory to name a few. it's going from four to 16 faces. which is a lot of work for the person who painted the first mural. up for the challenge. >> i a excited. the community has been involved. >> they are getting what they ordered. >> if you are at home wondering when will the mural be complete, at this point there is no date set. there will be a formal invailing and the dedication in the near future. when that happens we will let you know. in northwest i'm q mccray. abc7 news. michelle: to see the full list of the people who will appear on the ben's chili bowl mural go to
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jonathan: if you going to the beach don't head on the see grass. the crews are now out there trying to get rid of this stuff. but they are telling the beach goers don't walk through it. because it could contain debris and see critters and the stuff to cut your feet up. be careful. a weekend where folks are thinking beach time. doug: important safety tip. the beach here is perfect. it will be warmer west of the chesapeake bay. live look at ocean city. 79 degrees. it's comfortable and the winds are calm. the skies are clear. this time of the day most people are off the beach and heading out to dinner and having fun on the boardwalk. around our area this is no different. it's plenty of sunshine. comfortable temperature.
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baltimore is 78. this is evening will be spectacular. by 9:00 it's around 72. tomorrow the cooler temperatures are in the western zone. charlestown and martinsberg 53. the closer you get to the metro, it will warm up a few degrees. early tomorrow morning at 61 downtown. 54 in burtonsville. 57 in clinton. 55 in fairfax. partly summer for sunday. 87. but late in the afternoon or the evening we have the possibility of the showers or the thunderstorms. there are two periods. late sunday, sunda n
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monday. the numbers at the beaches are fine. 74 for a high. if anything it could be a few degrees warmer. but the bright sunshine and comfortable weather tomorrow. we will go to sunday and the temperatures are the same. most times are ideal. look at the next ten days for you. take it one day at a time. i want to remind you that the d.c. united host the galaxy at 7:00 tomorrow at r.f.k. watch it live on newschannel8. then sunday is warmer, more summary and humid. chance of the late day shower and storms. likelihood of the showers and the storms on monday. get to the end of next week and we warm up a bit. 30% chance of late day storm on friday. 82 as we celebrate fairfax. thinger then sunday and
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the pride parade. great weather. i like the way the ten days are trending lately. they look good. michelle: going in the right direction. walking through the museums can feel like a workout sometimes and now one in new york city, one of the most famous museums is offering an actual workout through the halls. called the museum workout, of course. this includes dance workouts and is two miles through the museum hall. it's offered thursday through sunday. now until mid-december. i like that. >> you don't get time to stop and read the different -- michelle: no. it can't be your first time going through the museum to do that. jonathan: we have to go to erin hawksworth live in bowie where she is throwing out the first pitch before the baysox game. we worked on this together. jonathan: you are invested. erin: let's see how i do. ready, j? okay. ahh! it's hard doing live television and throwing a baseball when y a
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there is a lot to think about. we'll have a live report up next. ralph northam: being a pediatrician has taught me to listen carefully. i'm ralph northam, 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.
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the insurance companies and the credit card companies and the wall street banks - that's what tom perriello is about. i was proud to stand with president obama because progressive causes have been my life's work. i'm tom perriello, and i'm running for governor to reduce economic inequality, raise wages, eliminate the burden of student debt and protect our climate. together we really can build a virginia that works for everyone. especially my big moment is 20 minutes away. i'm throwing out the first pitch. at the
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this is the orioles double-a team. it's a beautiful night for baseball. there is more than baseball tonight. it's also autism awareness night. there are fire trucks, police cars, mcgruff the crime dog. to provide the valuable safety information to the autism community and the loved ones. and provide the first responders to learn of the medical conditions they face. i'm practicing. this is jay gonzalez. what is your name? he said he wanted to stick around when he found out i was throwing the first pitch. now the pressure is on. let's do this, jay. okay. i think i'm getting really nervous. hopefully look at this guy's
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face. >> i don't even think i need to ask for advice. i was doing better, though, right? >> a lot better. >> i was doing better. maybe you should warm up more. jonathan: point your finger where you are going. erin: jonathan, vouch for me. jonathan: when she wasn't nervous she was throwing the heat in the glove. you will do fine. don't overthink it. have a good time. michelle: there is too much sun glare. doug: good luck. a quick word. steve is in at 11:00 with a fresh update to the weekend to talk about a cool change next week. michelle: thank you. "world news tonight" with david muir coming up next. jonathan: thank you for being with us. see you at 11:00 also
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tonight, major developments. will the white house try to block the fired fbi director james comey from testifying before the american people? what the white house is now saying. and tonight, what james comey is now preparing to tell congress about what he wrote in those memos. pierre thomas is standing by. also tonight, the backlash after president trump pulls out of the paris climate accord. and the white house is asked, does the president believe climate change is real? and vladimir putin's message to america. new images tonight, coming in of the deadly rampage. tourists trampling each other. now at least 36 dead. tonight, isis claiming responsibility. police with a different story. we also have breaking news at this hour. a major concert evacuated amid a terror threat. tens of thousands rushed out. and, your money.

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