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the tracks. a train, slamming into two people. we're live on the scene - checking on any raildelays. plus - political unrest in venezuela turning violent. the alleged protest the president is calling an act of terror.
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delay. the major setback as republicans work to repeal good morning washington, im larry smith. and i'm autria smith. and i'm autria godfrey. we begin with that breaking news in northeast. a deadly accident just as an amtrak train is about to pull into union station sam sweeney is live on the scene.
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- beautiful today! - 90s tomorrow through next week - hot & humid this weekend
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next week - hot & humid this weekend through the 4th of july today: mostly sunny. low humidity. very nice! highs: 79-84 winds: nw to sw 5-10 mph tonight: mainly clear and comfortable. lows: 58-66 winds: s 5 mph thursday: partly cloudy. hotter and a touch more humid. stray pm t-shower. highs: 88-91 winds: sw 10-15 g 20 mph breaking news from
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officials say a stolen helicopter fired shots at the supreme court. it's the latest escalation of violence in the nation's political unrest. president nicolas maduro is calling it a terror attack but in a social media video before the attack - the alleged pilot issued a statement denouncing what he calls maduro's criminal government. opponents of maduro blame the supreme court for enabling the president's abuse of power. for c coverage of this and other breaking news stories follow me on twitter and facebook @adriannahopkins. new developments, following the murder of 17-year-old nabra hassanen .. near her mosque in sterling.. sources confirm new details re
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about her alleged killer, darwin martinez torres. one week before hassanen's murder, he allegedly assaulted a different woman.. physically and sexually. sources say that woman went to an emergency room, and reported.. martinez torres is a member of the m-s-13 street gang. a neighbor of his says that's not surprising. fairfax county police have said.. they believe road rage was the motive in hassanen's murder. martinez torres is in the u.s. illegally from el salvador. he's being held in the fairfax county jail. now to the health care showdown - and a possible sign of what republican lawmakers will face when they head home. hundreds of people opposing the senate plan protested outside a north carolina senator's office. in denver -- disabled protesters gathered outside a senate office as well. here in washington -- all 52-republican senators met with president trump to discuss the bill.
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delayed a vote until after the july fourth recess. hear what the president has to say about the setback - coming up at 5:45. happening now - the white house preparing to host another foreign visitor. south korea's new president arrives in washington today for his first meeting with president trump. the four day trip will focus on how to to deal with north korea. also today - president trump will host his first re-election fundraiser, after just five months in office. a dinner will be held at his hotel near the white house. tickets are priced between 35 and 100 thousand dollars a seat! trump's 20-20 relection campaign officially began on inauguration day, when it filed paperwork with the federal election commission. critics have raised concerns over trump's ties to the trump hotel but the president says he is not connected to the hote's finances. protests are planned for tonight. a change of holiday plans for metro this morning. one day after announcing it would not extend its hors
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agency says it will now stay open until midnight. one other change.. after nine p-m, the national mall entrance to the smithsonian station will become entrance only for crowds to leave after the fireworks show. speaking of the holiday - a new d-c travel report just released. coming up - how many people are heading out of town - and who's sticking around. plus a scorcher july fourth. eileen whelan is tracking the heat on the way - next. at 5:xx time for a
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big problems on the rails after a deadly train accident. delays and cancellations on both amtrak and marc. julie wright is sorting through it all. we'll check in with her in a minute - but first, eileen? toss to eileen - beautiful today! - 90s tomorrow through next week - hot & humid this weekend through the 4th of july today: mostly sunny. low humidity. very nice! highs: 79-84 winds: nw to sw 5-10 mph tonight: mainly clear and comfortable. lows: 58-66 winds: s 5 mph thursday: partly cloudy. hotter and a touch more humid. stray pm t-shower. highs: 88-91 winds: sw 10-15 g 20 mph
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happening now - a cyber attack, sweeping across the globe.
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northeast washington you can see those police lights there - blocking off the scene of that deadly amtrak accident. amtrak service is suspended between dc and philly.. and it's also impacting marc. the penn line is stopping in new carollton and the camden line is stopping in greenbelt. we'll have another live report coming up at 5:30. developing now at 5:xx - a massive, global cyberattack --freezing computers and demanding ransom. american companies, including hospitals, have been targeted. surgeries even had to be canceled at hospitals in pennsy
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frozen there. the attack also hit a washington law farm. a message pops up, warning targets they cannot recover files without sending three-hundred dollars worth of bitcoin. officials say the attack is simliar to one last month that was later linked to north korea. for continuing coverage of this and other breaking news stories follow me on twitter and facebook @adriannahopkins. there's new information about that train derailment in new york city's harlem neighborhood. the metropolitan transportation authority says human error caused yesterday morning's derailment. the m-t-a says the subway hit an improperly secured piece of replacement rail that was stored on the tracks. two cars derailed in a tunnel, which filled with smoke. panicked passengers broke windows, to get out of the subway cars.
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in the darkness, using their cell phones as flashlights. the incident happened at west 128th street. 34 people, including a baby, were treated for minor injuries.. mostly smoke inhalation. a full investigation is now underway. the video stunned the nation. and now - it's being called a cover-up in chicago. a grand jury has indicted three police officers on charges related to the 20-14 shooting of laquan mcdonald. dash cam video shows officer jason van dyke shooting mconald 16 times as he walked away. the other officers are accused of covering up facts surrounding the shooting. they will be arraigned next month. officer van dyke has pleaded not guilty to first-deree murder. happening now - a search for whoever toppled dozens of grave markers at a historic cemetery in upper marlboro. it happened sometime between thursday and sunday. police are taking it so seriously- even the chief met with church
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the cost of repairs is more than 7-thousand dollars. it's the first act of vandalism in the church's 300-year history. new this morning... a record number of travelers are expected to head out of town for the 4th of july holiday weekend. triple-a expects more than 44 million americans will travel 50 miles or more. that's up more than a million travelers from last year. more than a million d-c area residents are expected to leave home. about 81-thousand people will fly. and nearly 968-thousand local travelers will hit the road. and good news for those of you hitting the road. you're about to see record-low gas prices! one tracker is projecting a nationwide average of 2-21 a gallon. that's the lowest price for the holiday since 2005. it's also the first time in 17 years that gas prices will be lower on the fourth of july than they were on new year's day. time now for weather
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- beautiful today! - 90s tomorrow through next week - hot & humid this weekend through the 4th of july today: mostly sunny. low humidity. very nice! highs: 79-84 winds: nw to sw 5-10 mph tonight: mainly clear and comfortable. lows: 58-66 winds: s 5 mph thursday: partly cloudy. hotter and a touch more humid. stray pm t-shower. highs: 88-91 winds: sw 10-15 g 20 mph
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julie toss to break
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abc's kendis gibson and diane macedo have the details in this morning's techbytes.
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it's made with real ingredients. i don't think there's another mayonnaise that compares to duke's. hits and kills two people overnight - stranded passengers and cancelling amtrak and marc service this morning. the scene of the incident - new york avenue near ninth street northeast, it happened just minutes before the train was scheduled to pull into union station. our team is spread out coverage this breaking story. julie wright with the commuter nightmare. but we begin with sam sweeney - live on the scene of the investigation.
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- beautiful today!
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next week
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- hot & humid this weekend through the 4th of july today: mostly sunny. low humidity. very nice! highs: 79-84 winds: nw to sw 5-10 mph tonight: mainly clear and comfortable. lows: 58-66 winds: s 5 mph thursday: partly cloudy. hotter and a touch more humid. stray pm t-shower. highs: 88-91 winds: sw 10-15 g 20 mph breaking news from baltimore... shots fired
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baltimore... shots fired between officers an a 23 year old man... police say it happened last night at 8:30 near curtis bay park and rec center. a police spokesperson says the man appeared to aim a gun at officers then fled. that man was shot and taken to the hospital. the officers -- one a 3 year veteran, the other a 6 year veteran -- were not injured. we'll keep you up to date online and on social media. follow me at adrianna hopkins. for continuing coverage of this and other breaking news stories follow me on twitter and facebook @adriannahopkins. larry... also breaking out of california - a sacramento county deputy, shot in the face overnight. the sheriff's deaptermetn says the deputy and the shooter got into a fight, which escalated into a shooting. the suspect is now in custody after an hours long standoff the deputy is expected to survive. new developments in maryland where... the state board of education has given the go-ahead for an independent investigation into
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grade tampering in prince george's county. c-e-o kevin maxwell, who supports the probe, is confident the outcome will vindicate the district. potentially complicating the investigation -- federal privacy laws which prevent the disclosure of student information. we will keep you posted. only on 7- a quick-thinking teenager is credited with saving a life by using her c-p-r training. 18-year-old alexis marshall and her mom were driving back from national harbor on may 21st when they spotted a car crash and pulled over. the driver was not breathing. luckily, this north point high student learned c-p-r in school. she did. and along with the help of an e-m-t and a nurse. alexis helped the victim start breathing again. alexis hopes the man she helped see this story, so they can re-connc
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happening now.. roosevelt island closed again - and it won't reopen for a while. the national park service says crews will remove diseased trees infected with the emerald ash borer beetle over the next three weeks. they are concerned damaged limbs could fall on people using the trail. the new closure comes just a week after the island was temporarily closed in anticipation for severe thunderstorms. happening today.. dc make it's pitch to host the 20-22 gay games. mayor muriel bowser and members of the d-c will join l-g-b-t activists for a bid rally tonight on the national mall. the gay games site inspection team will be in town to see first hand what our city has to offer. washington is one of three finalist cities. the others are hong kong and guadalajara, mexico. tonight's rally kicks off at six o'clock. 5:xx - and we continue to follow that breaking news on amtrak. 2 people hit and killed by a train - and hours later still big delays. the changes on
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happening now- police looking for
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after an up-skirting' incident at a target in loudoun county! police say this man tried to take photos up a woman's skirt at a location in sterling on monday. take a look at the surveillance photo- and call police if you have any information.
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residents displaced by saturday's deadly apartment fire in northwest d.c. remain in a state of uncertainty. last night, they were briefly allowed back into the building on peabody street to retrieve what's left of their belongings. dozens of units at the rolling terrace apartments remain uninhabitable. a 13-year-old girl who's been displaced spoke about her mother's state of mind. saturday's fire killed a 34-year-old man in a unit where investigators believe the blaze may have started. it's still unclear what caused the fire. metro's silver line is still years from arriving in loudoun county but local firefighters are already preparing. today fire and rescue teams will open a metro training simulator to respond to everything from a fire to a potential terrorist attack. the simulator - made from two old metro cars - was set up to match actual trains and stations. the big reveal is set for eleve
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morning in leesburg, with metro generl manager paul wiedefeld. our transportation reporter brianne carter will be there getting a first look. watch for her reports later today right here on abc seven. happenign now - senate republicans, facing a major setback in the push to repeal and replace the affordable care act. g-o-p leaders unable to rally enough support to pass the new bill - or even bring it to the floor for the discussion. abc's janai norman is following the new developments from northwest. also today - president trump will host his first re-election
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update on the state of the chesapeake bay. maryland's congresssional delegation will meet at the capitol to discuss the health and future of the bay. last month, lawmakers on both sides rejected the president's proposed cuts in federal funding to bay-related programs. the annual chesapeake bay report card found the health of the bay has improved.. but itls still only getting a "c" grade from scientists. speaking of the bay - bad news for a regional favorite. maryland has shortened this year's crab season by ten days because of a loss in blue crab population. the annual blue crab advisory report finds the number of females is actually up, but the overall number is down about 18 percent. that has the group recommending a limit on the number of crabs that can be harvested this fall. coming up at six - time magazine declaring "fake new
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down this magazine on the walls of his golf clubs. plus - a cloud of chemicals filling a florida pool the freak accident that sent five children to the hospital - and keep watching to win! another shot at that v-i-p trip to the espys is still ahead at six. a change of holiday plans for metro this morning. one day after announcing it would not extend its hours on july fourth - the transit agency says it will now stay open until midnight. one other change.. after nine p-m, the national mall entrance to the smithsonian station will become entrance only for crowds to leave after the fireworks show. a lot of you will be breaking out your own fireworks this weekend...but there is important information you need to know to stay safe. according to the consumer product safety commission- children younger than five have the second highest rate of injury behind adults ages 20-24.
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never allow children to play with or ignite fireworks. do not buy fireworks packaged in brown paper. and light fireworks one at a time and have a bucket of water available in case of an emergency. still trying to figure out your beach plans for the july fourth weekend? how about visiting a brand new island! take a look at this. a new island has appeared off the tip off north carolina's cape hatteras. it's a mile long and about 300 yards wide. officials say the current around it is very strong so visitors should take a boat to it instead of trying to swim. locals say the new island is a great place for seashells. some have already named it "shelly island." it's 5: and time for a check on weather.
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- 90s tomorrow through next week - hot & humid this weekend through the 4th of july today: mostly sunny. low humidity. very nice! highs: 79-84 winds: nw to sw 5-10 mph tonight: mainly clear and comfortable. lows: 58-66 winds: s 5 mph thursday: partly cloudy. hotter and a touch more humid. stray pm t-shower. highs: 88-91 winds: sw 10-15 g 20 mph this morning we want you to tell us something good.
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happening in "your" life. email us at goodnews@wjla.co m and let us know. a local dancing deputy is back in the spotlight. you may remember stafford county second lieutenant deuntay diggs from a viral video of his beyonce-inspired dance moves at a talent show last year. we've also had him here on good morning washington teaching our own kidd o'shea how to dance. well, last night, the dancing deputy appeared on the latest episode of america's got talent." take a look. unfortunately, his dancing fame was short-lived on the talent show. he was unanimously buzzed out by all four judges and will not head to the next round.
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coming up at six - a deadly amtrak accident, delaying your commute on the rails. and right now backups also building on the roads - this is a live look at new york avenue.. where dozens of police vehilces are blocking lanes we have team coverage -and our john gonzalez just got to union station.. johnny live tease
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>> now, "good morning washington," on your side. we begin with a breaking news alert. and breaking right now at 6 a.m., a deadly morning on amtrak. two people hit and killed. you're right on the roads and rails this morning. larry:

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