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london. a van - plowing into a group of muslim worshippers. the new information just coming in about the man behind the wheel. plus - a teen murdered in fairfax county. why police believe she may have been targeted. and waking up on weather alert. stormwatch seven is timing out the strong storms on the way today. good morning washington. toss to veronica today: mostly cloudy, humid, strong pm storms (2-8pm) highs: 82-88 winds: south 10-15 mph, gusts to 25 tonight: thunderstorms end, skies begin clearing by 11pm lows: 65-71 winds: west 10 mph tuesday: partly cloudy to mostly sunny, less humid, still warm highs: 83-88 winds: west to southwest 5-10 mph im adrianna hopkins following that
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london. a group of worshippers - targeted in early morning attack. at least one person is dead and eight others injured after a van plowed into a crowd of muslims leaving a mosque. witnesses say the driver did it on purpose. the 48-year-old was arrested and taken into custody. police are treating the incident as a terrorist attack. britain's terrorist alert has been at "severe" meaning an attack is highly likely. and this of course comes just weeks after a van veered into pedestrians on the london bridge, setting off vehicle and knife attacks that killed eight people. we'll continue to follow any new developments and update you as we learn more. now to the search for answers after a fairfax county teen is murdered. the teen attended south lakes high school. that's where we find suzanne kennedy live this morning. three men accused of murdering two montgomery county teens have a bail
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today. edgar garcia, roger garcia, and jose canales-yanez were arrested saturday night. shaddi najjar and artem ziberov were killed june fifth in montgomery village.. the night before their high school graduation. police believe their deaths were in retaliation for a robbery committed against the girlfriend of one of the suspects. the parents of the victims do not believe that theory. new information from the pentagon this morning. the navy has now identified the seven sailors killed when a container ship hit the the u-s-s fitzgerald off the coast of japan. among those killed - 24 year old specialist first class xavier martin of halethorpe, maryland near baltimore. the navy says the
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in two flooded sleeping compartments. an investigation is now underway as to how the ships collided. happening today - life is slowing returning to normal in the alexandria community rocked by last week's ballpark amubush. police say simpson field, the site of the shooting, will reopen later today. officials will hold a small re-opening ceremony ahead of scheduled baseball game tonight the field has been closed since the shooting wednesday morning, as police investigated. five people were woudned in the attack - including louisiana congressman steve scalise. doctors say the house majority whip underwent another surgery on saturday and his condition has been updated from "critical" to "serious". just say no... to smartphones? still ahead - the proposal to ban teens from using them. and think our heat wave has been bad - just be glad you aren't in california. a southwest sizzler - pushing temperatures to near record highs. the airport already warning about flight delays - next
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it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. of a dangerous heat wave. the mercury in death valley reached 124 degrees on sunday, and temperatures are expected to keep climbing early this week. the weather has already been blamed for some power outages in several areas of california. american airlines is also warning travelers the extreme heat could ground flights out of phoenix this week.
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check on the forecast. toss to veronica today: mostly cloudy, humid, strong pm storms (2-8pm) highs: 82-88 winds: south 10-15 mph, gusts to 25 tonight: thunderstorms end, skies begin clearing by 11pm lows: 65-71 winds: west 10 mph tuesday: partly cloudy to mostly sunny, less humid, still warm highs: 83-88 winds: west to southwest 5-10 mph it's and xx degrees.
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result of forest fires in central portugal. the victims include at least 30 people who were trapped in their cars, while trying to escape the flames. the combination of lightning, a severe heat wave, and low humidity are being blamed for the fires. they're still burning. firefighters are getting help from first responders in other countries, including spain. the portuguese government has declared three days of mourning. new images this morning from inside the charred out shell of grenfell tower in london. you can see this apartment, reduced to nothing but rubble and ash. 58 people are now either confirmed or presumed dead from last week's massive inferno. a british minister says that new insulating panels added to the building during a recent renovation
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because of their flammability. survivors say the material helped spread the fire. plans are underway to re-try bill cosby.. now that his sex assault trial has ended in a mistrial. after more than 50 hours of deliberations, jurors remained deadlocked. that prompted the judge to declare a mistrial on saturday. he says he'll try to schedule a new trial within 120 days. it's likely that cosby's lawyers will try to block a new trial. but legal experts say it unlikely they'll have any luck. imagine earning money just by driving your car. no, we're not talking about becoming an uber driver - we're talking about mobile billboards. consumer reporter john matarese has a caution before you sign up, so you don't waste your money.
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time now for weather
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humid, strong pm storms (2-8pm)
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highs: 82-88 winds: south 10-15 mph, gusts to 25 tonight: thunderstorms end, skies begin clearing by 11pm lows: 65-71 winds: west 10 mph tuesday: partly cloudy to mostly sunny, less humid, still warm highs: 83-88 winds: west to southwest 5-10 mph julie toss to break
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we are preparing you for heavy rain and powerful storms in the day ahead. good morning washington i'm autria godfrey. and i'm larry smith.
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good morning washington. toss to veronica today: mostly cloudy, humid, strong pm storms (2-8pm) highs: 82-88 winds: south 10-15 mph, gusts to 25 tonight: thunderstorms end, skies begin clearing by 11pm lows: 65-71 winds: west 10 mph tuesday: partly cloudy to mostly sunny, less humid, still warm highs: 83-88 winds: west to southwest 5-10 mph we're following breaking news out
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one person killed, as many as 10 injured -- in what british authorities are calling a terrorist attack. a van crashed into pedestrians outside a mosque after prayers. a 48 year old man is under arrest... but witnesses said it appeared two other men were involved in the attack. this comes just weeks after a van veered into pedestrians on the london bridge. britain's terrorist
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"severe" meaning an attack is highly likely. right now authorities in mali are searching for the surviving gunman from an attack on a resort popular with foreigners. two tourists died in the siege. counter-terrorism officials killed two of the attackers and rescued dozens of guests and employees. so far, no one has claimed responsiblity for the attack. new developments now in the deadly collision between the u-s-s fitzgerald and a massive cargo ship off the coast of japan. this morning the navy says the bodies of the seven american sailors killed in the crash have been recovered. we've also learned two of those sailors have local ties. one is from baltimore county - and another from near charlottesville, virginia.. abc's janai norman has more on the questions still unanswered. at-end one of the seven sailors killed is personnel specialist 1st
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the 24-year-old is from halethorpe maryland. today our sister station in baltimore will be speaking with martin's aunt. don't miss that interview coming up tonight on abc seven news at five. army black hawks - taking to the skies today. a military training excercise will be held around the d-c area. both black hawk and huey aircrafts will be flying between as low as 200 feet above the ground. the drill is to test mlitary response to natural and manmade disasters. a chance for some spotty showers this morning but the real rain - coming this afternoon. strong storms moving in as you head home from work. storm
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highs: 82-88 winds: south 10-15 mph, gusts to 25 tonight: thunderstorms end, skies begin clearing by 11pm lows: 65-71 winds: west 10 mph tuesday: partly cloudy to mostly sun
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highs: 83-88 winds: west to southwest 5-10 mph sam live tease ryan live tease
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defense. the president at odds with his own legal team. the contradicting tweet that's causing confusion.
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work - now just one more surge to go. this morning seven is on your side helping you navigate the red line. sam sweeney is live at shady grove with what you need to know.
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starting this weekend, it will cost you more to ride metro.
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into effect on the 25th - including a 25 cent jump in bus fares. there's also a two dollar increase on transit systems in montgomery, fairfax, arlington and prince william counties. riding the rails will cost you 10 cents more during peak-period. 2-dollars-25 cents is the new minimum and 6 dollars is the maximum for one-way fares. off-peak fares also jump 25 cents. from surge one - all the way to sixteen - seven has been on your side, getting you through safetrack with our text alerts. it takes just a minute to sign up - but could save you a lot more time on the rails. just go to wjla dot com slash text. developing now. the search for a motive in the murder of a fairfax county teen who's body was found a pond. nabra mo-mood hassanen was walking to a mcdonalds with a group after a ramadan prayer when te
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driver. police say at some point that driver assaulted her. shortly after, officers in the area pulled over a car driving suspiciously and arrested darwin martinez torres. hours later hassanen's body was found in a nearby pond. torres was later charged with murder. right now there is charged with murder. right now there is no word on when he will face a judge. a big break in the case of two montgomery county honor roll students murdered. this weekend - arrests - and those suspects will be in court in the day ahead. ryan hughes is live at the scene where it all happened. trt :08 oc...never do such a thing. this afternoon. two local
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responded to residents of the deadly apartment explosion in silver spring last august will be honored. comptroller peter franchot will present a proclamation to mary's center and a local market which specializes in salvadoran food. both have served the community for over 10 years and stepped up to aid the victims of that deadly explosion. right now - the united kingdom hopking for quote positve and constructive brexit negotations. thats the new word just coming in from the u-k negotatiator formal talks between the e-u and britain begin in less than fifteen minutes. the opening negotiations in brussels will focus on issues related to citizens rights, financial settlements and the northern irish border. the u-k is set to leave the e-u by the end of march 20-19.
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house - mixed messages this morning from the president and his team over that possible investigation into obstruction of justice. one of trump's lawyers now says the president is not under investigation. but that's despite the president's own tweet on friday which appears to suggest otherwise. quote "i am being investigated for firing the f-b-i director by the man who told me to fire the fbi director! witch hunt." on sunday - trump's lawyer appeared unable to clear up the confusion. that special prosecutor - former f-b-i director "robert mueller". there have been reports the president was looking to fire him. but lawmake
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asking the president to give mueller the room he needs to investigate. a u-s warplane has shot down a syrian fighter jet near isis's self-declared capital of raqqa. the pentagon says the syrian plane was bombing u-s backed coalition forces on the ground. it's the first time a u-s jet has shot down a syrian plane. syria calls it quote "flagrant aggression" and says it was targeting isis coming up at six - summer fun turning deadly. a young girl, electrocuted in a pool. the hidden dange in the water, you need to watch out for. and a special giveaway in honor of abc's new show "boy band" debuting this week. win tickets to see "new kids on the block" and "boys to men" - coming up at six. it's 5: and time for a check on weather.
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the reflecting pool at the lincoln memorial - looking a little fuller this
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crews started refilling it friday, and should finish up today. the national park service cleaned and treated the pool after a parasite killed 80 ducklings. the n-p-s says it will continue to monitor the water quality of the pool. a big splash just ahead of thursday's nba draft. the boston celtics have agreed to trade the number one pick to the philadephia 76ers for the number 3 pick. that means prince george's county's own, markelle fultz could be headed to the city of brotherly love. fultz - who played one year at the university of washington has been at the top of most draft boards. if he gets selected by philly, he'll be playing about 2 and a half hours from his hometown of upper marlboro. just in time for father's day - word that beyonce and jay z's twins have arrived.! the much-awaited birthsar
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secrecy, but several reports have surfaced with no official confirmation. famously tight-lipped about their personal lives, the super-star couple announced in february she was expecting. their daughter, blue ivy, is now five. breaking news just coming in from london - the death from last week's apartment inferno - rising to near 80! the search and recovery happening now. suzanne live tease the montgomery county
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>> now, "good morning washington," on your side. straight up here, a community in shock. a teenager killed in fairfax county. the details that led police to say that this larry: was a targeted attack. larry:of and mowing down pedestrians in london -- larry: and a van bowing down pedestrians in london. autria: veronica johnson tracking the potential for some powerful weather. the timing that you
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about before you head of the door. good morning to you. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] larry: let's get over to vj for the details of this manic monday. afternoon rush, evening rush, anytime after 4:00, you will see some storm striving to the area. lightning as well. for this morning out the door first, there's belle haven, 77 is temperature with the west southwestern wind. doing anything outdoors, you will want to keep a watchful eye on the sky and download the stormwatch 7 app to stay ahead of the warnings. it is very warm, as mentioned. 78 dale city, hagerstown 78 degrees. this morning the warmest out of the work week, certainly the

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