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participate this fall. >> this is not a normal election and not a normal candidate running for office. we as republicans have a responsibility to say this is not acceptable, this is not our party. >> if you don't vote, you can't complain. >> they feel turn-out will be high in november because of the unpredictable nature of this election so far. with the rnc over, the focus now is on hillary clinton and the democrats. virginia senator tim kaine is said to be on her short lift list. questions kept circling back to his possible spot on the democratic ticket. >> it's kind of surreal. i'm glad i sort of went through it eight years ago because i understand the rhythm of the thing. but being mentioned has no connection with, you know, anything. >> we've learned that senator kaine will join terry m
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governor o'malley the convention next week. this afternoon, hillary clinton will host a rally at a fairgrounds in tampa. we'll get a sneak peek at what the convention stage could look like at the wells fargo center. as soon as we find out what's coming, we will pass along to you. i will be in philadelphia to cover the democratic convention next week along with our julie carey. you can expect reports from us starting sun night at 11:00. strong team. time for weather and traffic on the ones. here is chuck bell with our forecast. >> we're ready to beat
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outside the four things you need to know about the forecast. the warm and humid air has really crept in overnight. you'll notice the change on the way out the door early this morning. this afternoon, we'll be soaring back, way up into the 90s. as far as chances of a cooling rain shower or two from mother nature, isolated chances at best. i mean just isolated chances. a look at the rest of the forecast and your check of the beach forecast is coming up in ten minutes. jack taylor, good friday morning to you. chuck, as well to you. we've got a crash in springfield, toward van dorn. only the right lane is getting by on the outer loop of the beltway moving from robin son terminal toward van dorn. maryland, eastbound, # 50. kind of
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work zone. 66 going westbound toward 29 out in gainesville, there's only a work zone going on there. as chuck has been telling us, expect hot and humid weather today with high temperatures to last all weekend. doctors say 105 degrees is considered a danger zone for illnesses related to the heat which can be deadly. you'll want to watch out for dizziness and signs you are thirsty. you might feel confused or nauseous. the best advice, be prepared. >> prehydrate. 1 or 2 liters per hour if you are outside. limit what you are doing outside. if you start to feel any heat-related symptoms get inside and get hydrated. and starting today, d.c. fire and he didn't will have five extra ambulances on the streets for heat-related
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until 9:00 p.m. multiple cooling centers will be open as well. good morning, i'm erika gonzalez at the live desk. the search for mh 370 has been suspended. this is what we're hearing from authorities this morning out of australia, china, and malaysia this morning. spending two years searching, scouring the indian ocean and finding nothing. 239 passengers on board that flight that have never been seen or heard from again. however, authorities have said should they get some credible information, the search could resume. it is now 4:34. the prince george's county police are investga
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deadly motorcycle crash in akokeek maryland. police say only one motorcycle was involved in that crash last night. the man riding the bike died at the scene. we'll bring you more updates as we get the information. and take a look at a picture. the car went into a japanese restaurant on randolph road last night. no one was hurt. full accountability and no special treatment that is the promise from the prince george's county police chief after the grand jury indicted one of his officers. sims took pictures of two victims during traffic stops and two others at local stores. one of the viims was an off duty police officer from another jurisdiction. she chased him down and her complaint sparked the investigation. >> and immediately upon being made aware of this, i
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things. i suspended that officer. i launched an internal investigation and i contacted the state's attorneys office. >> sims is facing visual surveillance and misconduct in office charges. members of maryland's congressional delegation are outraged that a frederick mother is being held in a west african jail. this week, she was sentenced to three years in prison in her home country for gambia. it is for an alleged involvement in an anti government protest there. four members of maryland's congressional delegation are working with the state department to appeal her conviction. next year, north carolina will lose out on a big money maker because of its controversial lgbt law. the nba is pulling its all-star game that was plan inspect charlotte. the league decided to relocate the event because of the so-called bathroom bill which requires transgender people to only use the bathroom which matches the sex on their
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certificate. the governor says the law has been misrepresented. rupert murdoch will take the reins of fox news following the departure of roger ailes. it follows a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by gretchen carlson. tonight, there is a big fund-raiser in rockville to help stop a deadly syndrome that targets children. >> the butterfly bash was started fon her six-year-old daughter jamison who was diagnosed when she was six years old. it causes developmental delays, problems with nutrition. and extreme
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sunlig sunlight. >> we needed some sort of hope for treatment for our kids and research is the only way to do that. >> tonight's fund-raiser will be at the woodmont country club in rockville. their goal is to help raise $200,000 to fund their own study for the treatment. chuck is updating his forecast with some of the hottest temperatures we've seen in years. the dangerous has heavy flooding is in
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oh, it's red. >> you know what that means. >> it's a storm team weather alert day. >> that means chuck bell working in overdrive here talking about the hot weather. >> absolutely right. we're in red mode here for the next couple of days because of dangerously high heat and humidity combinations coming our way for this afternoon and for the next several afternoons. currently, heat indexes are not too terrible on our early morning walks and jogs outside. temperatures will jump, we'll be nearly 90 by lunchtime today. afternoon highs way up in the 90s. 94 in manassas. 97 in downtown washington. no heat relief in the beach unless you are in the water. only a slight chance of a
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tomorrow. more about our rain chances coming up with our ten-day forecast coming up in ten minutes. jack taylor, how is traffic? we've got an issue in springfield. it's on the outer loop beltway. just as you pass 95 and 395, we've got accident activity with only the right lane getting by. virginia authorities are on scene. it's not causing a huge delay so far this morning. rock creek parkway, kennedy under, you've got a lane getting by in each direction. it never causes a huge delay in either direction. clean-up is under way after a bad storm moves through madison, wisconsin, last night. it's causing heavy flooding. there were several soccer fields under water. strong winds knocked over trees and sent debris into yards. we have a
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parents this morning. a burn hazard for baby monitors. we're talking about lorex baby monitors. 484 batteries overheated and expanding. they were sold at babies are us, target, walmart as well as amazon. if you have this morning, stop using it and contact the company for a refund. donald trump is the official republican nominee. the new reaction coming this morning. a controversial shooting is raising new questions about police use of force. what the department is now
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so to every parent who dreams for their child and every child who dreams for their future, i say these words to you tonight, i am with you. i will fight for you, and i will win for you. [ applause ] >> cheers from the convention floor as donald trump wraps up his first speech as the official republican nominee for president. this morning, the gop is taking a closer look at what trump had to say. nbc's tracie potts is live in cleveland now. how did conventiongoers feel about his speech? >> great response in the room but the ultimate determination is how effective the speech was is going to be outside of this room that they are breaking down now. what was the impact especially on independent voters? trump talk a lot about americas fears. he started out saying i'm a law and order candidate.
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shootings. he talked about terrorism. he also talked about what he wanted to do domestically. how is that going to play? one of the things that we know has hit social media as the top moment this morning is when he said he would protect lgbt q americans. that's something we don't typically hear in a republican nominee speech. it's something we likely will hear a lot about in philadelphia. that was a top trending moment on social media this morning. >> we're gearing up with next weeks democratic convention. what should we be watching there? >> watch for vice-presidential candidate. that could become before monday. it's not unusual for something like that to be announced after the day after the opposing party's convention wraps. i know people locally are interested in finding out if virginia senator tim kai
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>> tracie, i'll see you on monday in philly. >> see ya. d.c. mayor muriel bowser is reacting to donald trump's address. in a statement, mayor bowsers tells us we know we can do better, each and every day our residents and police officers work together to drive down crime. she went on to say that americans deserve a president that will make herself part of the solution. the baton rouge community will pause to say good-bye to one of its police officers. matthew gerald was one of three officers shot and killed in an ambush attack on sunday. he was a former marine and his first year on the police force. he lives behind a wife and two children. officials say they expect a large turnout from other
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this morning, the unarmed black man who was helping an autism patient when he was shot by police is back home. charles kinsey was released from the hospital. monday in north miami, an officer shot him, a behavioral therapist, when he was trying to help an autistic man who had wondered from a group home. he was laying on his back with his hands in the air. >> the movement of the white individual looked like he was getting ready to discharge a firearm into mr. kinsey. >> the client asked why did you shoot me? the officer said my client i don't know. >> florida state investigators and the state attorneys office are looking into the shooting. governor terry mcauliffe ts
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relationship between officers and the community they serve. the only one in our area will be held in ashburn on august 29th. today's mexico's president will be meeting with president obama at the white house. in recent days, president obama has tried to reassure the mexican president that a possible donald trump presidency would not hurt mexico-united states relations. 4:50 is your time right now. chuck bell is joining us here to talk about the impending heat wave. >> i was going to say i like your tie. >> you have interesting touch of pink in there. >> a little hint. >> it's a new tie. first time i've worn it. thank for noticing. >> absolutely. that's what i'm here for. that and the forecast. >> let's get the forecast. >> oh, no, you are so cute. no, you are cuter. >> who wore it better? le well, probably aaron did. out,
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going to be a very pleasant stretch of weather here. statistically, this is our hottest two weeks of the year and mother nature living up to advertising by throwing us some big time heat. 76 degrees now at washington's reagan national airport and that's not so bad. 68 manassas. 67 culpeper. what you'll notice on the way out the door, not that it's so oppressive, but how much more hot it is. it's 100 diagnosis with the more humid air in place, look how hot it's going to stay tomorrow. this is at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. heat indexes in the low 90s at 9:00 a.m. in the morning tomorrow and tomorrow afternoon, the real industrial strength heat and humidity build. heat indexes tomorrow, 100 to 105 in most cases. do expect a very hot weekend. the weather will
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absolute impact on your plans for today and over the next several days. today, temperatures mid to upper 90s. code orange air quality today and only a very slight chance at a shower or a thunderstorm. better rain chances way out to our west. that complex of thunderstorms has no chance of making it here. our best chance is really an isolated pop-up shower or storm. your morning run will be sunny and humid. stay hydrated if you go to the pool today. you'll be sweating a lot if you are outside. nats park, i'll give you the specifics on the temperatures later but do know it's gok sweltering. high's today, near 100. best rain chances come in monday afternoon, tuesday. slightly cooler, i mean still nd mid 90s. is it bad with 93 that makes it better? that's the one i'm staring at, the lowest number
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93. if you are in and out of the frederick , germantown, gagersburg, rockville, should find all travel lanes open for a good start. virginia, from the braddock through the springfield interchange toward van dorn, a crash with a single lane getting by. controversial actions from paramedics. what two first responders were accused of doing while their patients were unconscious. >> parents don't want to hear it, but back-to-school shopping has already started. how parents can sve money ona
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two florida paramedics are facing charge for allegedly taking selfies with unconscious patients. officials say the two ems workers had an eight-month long selfie war. they sent the pictures to each other and three other people. they took pictures with 41 patients. >> sick, juvenile. i don't know who to describe it, who can be the most gross, the most vial. it's humiliation. >> one the patients was a sheriffs deputy. three patients consented. southwest airlines computer glitch has been
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several hundred more flights were canceled or delayed around the country on thursday. airlines exec sieves said a router break down set off a chain of failures. backup systems didn't work as expected. after a day of recovery, the airline hopes to be operating normally today. as the world gets ready to cheer on olympic athletes, there are new concerns about violence in rio this morning. murders are up sharply in the first half of this year. police officers are increasingly becoming targets. 85,000 soldiers and police are assigned to patrol rio's streets next month. that's more than double the security force at the 2012 games in london. on top of that, brazilian authorities say they have broken up a terror cell. police arrested 12 people yesterday. the suspects were trying to come up with a plan to attack the games next month. government officials described the group as, quote, absolutely amateur and say they had not prepared an actual attack. all the suspects
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citizens and say they support isis. i'm lnl afraid to say is outloud. it's nearly that time again, back-to-school. both virginia and maryland are giving shoppers a tax break next month with separate tax-free events. virginia, august 5 through 7th. maryland, august 14th through the 20th. >> it creeps up on you so fast. the average family is expected to spend more on school and college supplies this year. that's according to the national retail federation. spending is expected to reach nearly $76 billion. that is up from last year's $68 billion mark. families with children k through 12 will spend $674 a school year. kids in college, expect to close
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including tuition, of course. so this one shocked me but i read this story. pretty surprised about this. you might have one of these dusty things lying around in your basement somewhere. it might be the end of an era for the once beloved vcr. one of the last makers of vcrs will produce its final batch. japan's funei is having trouble finding parts. at its peak more than 15 million were sold. you look at -- this is a tv station, i can't find one around here. if you want to look at an old tape from the 80s or 90s, forget about it. and now your storm team 4 forecast. >> right now, at
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it could get dangerously warm this week. we're already above 75 degrees. and only going to get hotter. good morning, everybody. it's 5:00 a.m. right now. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> i'm eun yang. chuck bell is standing by to tell us more about what we can expect. triple digits, is that right? >> the feels-like factor will be over 100 degrees for most the next four, perhaps five or six days. this is really a prolonged heat wave event we're going to be dealing with. outside this morning, the air quality is getting a whole lot worse out there. code orange air quality. unhealthy for sensitive groups today. take it easy. currently we're in the upper 60s and low 70s. each day it's going to get worse in the mornings and in the afternoon. we'll be nearly 90 by lunchtime today. as far as any chance for cooling thunderstorm, here's future weather by 5:00 this


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