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Jan 15, 2016 5:00am PST
about china's economy that sent u-s markets into a free fall this year... but yesterday... a rebound! the dow jumped 227 points on thursday. the nasdaq was up 89.// amazon is getting into the shipping business. amazon china was just awarded a licence to operate as an ocean freight. it will let amazon ship its own goods from china to the u-s. brian and kirsten? q: and jill -- here's some not so sweet news... the world could be heading for a is way up--- especially in asia. and cocoa growers are struggling to meet it. the wall street journal reports production is down because of factors like rough weather and a diseased crop. cocoa prices have jumped nearly 40 percent in just three years.// brian and kirsten? /// demetria for what's driving you crazy? /// demetria obilor bruce says, "there's a sign posted stating that south stephanie street will be closed january 18. they've just finished a major repaving of this street and a closure makes no sense. " the stephanie street bridge over us 95 will shut down for 90 days beginning monday, january 18. henderson says drivers will be detoured
Jan 5, 2016 5:00am PST
week at the good morning brian and kirsten! china's stock market is down slightly this morning. while markets in europe are rebounding.// yesterday concern about china's economy sparked a massive sell off. the dow was down as much as 467 points just minutes after the open -- it recovered, ending with a loss of 276 points. the nasdaq fell 104 points. it's the worst start to a year since the financial crisis in 2008.// general motors and lyft are forming an unprecedented partnership. g-m is investing 500 million dollars in the ride hailing company. they plan to open a network of locations where lyft drivers can rent g-m vehicles -- giving people who don't own cars a chance to work for lyft.// a sign of the times. starting this month--- new york city is turning 75 hundred pay phones into a huge wifi network. you charge your smartphone. wiretless tech companies are payign for the installation... and will then take half of the revenue from digital advertising. q: and jill -- wearables have been big at c-e-s in the past. wearables have been big at c-e-s in the past. and one item that
Dec 23, 2015 5:00am PST
of people... still missing after a deadly landslide in china. ((patrick walker)) how one man is doing this morning... the flu virus hits big. with aches, chills, and fever, there's no such thing as a little flu. and it needs a big solution: an antiviral. so when the flu hits, call your doctor right away and up the ante with antiviral tamiflu. prescription tamiflu is an antiviral that attacks the flu virus at its source and helps stop it tamiflu is fda approved to treat the flu in people two weeks of age and older whose flu symptoms started within the last two days. before taking tamiflu, tell your doctor if you're pregnant, nursing, have serious health conditions, or take other medicines. if you develop an allergic reaction, a severe rash, or signs of unusual behavior, stop taking tamiflu and call your doctor immediately. children and adolescents in particular may be at an increased risk of seizures, confusion, or abnormal behavior. the most common side effects are mild to moderate nausea and vomiting. a new fluffy baby was born at the monterrey bay aquarium. the wild sea otter
Jan 11, 2016 5:00am PST
could make it a little less painful? good morning brian and kirsten! this morning china's main stock it was concern about china's economy that sparked a massive sell off last week -- with u-s markets off to their worst start of the year ever.// the dow dropped 167 points on friday. the nasdaq fell 45.// general motors is going to trial today over its botched faulty ignition swith recall. the lawsuit is from a driver who says he was injured when his 2003 saturn ion ran off the highway. this is the first of six trials this year... g-m already paid hundreds of millions of dollars to settle over a thousand injury and death cases related to the recall.// and a high note for apple. its streaming music service has surpassed 10-million subscribers after just six months. to put that in perspective, it took spotify six-years to get the same amount of users. streaming music is becoming more popular than downloading songs.// brian and kirsten? q: and jill -- we all know getting up in the morning can be rough--- especially with these new alarm clock that could make it a little less painful? a: th
Jan 26, 2016 5:00am PST
its tourism office in beijing, china../// brian loftus > now let's get a look at your forecast. kirsten joyce ashley... sherry swensk < it's breezy this morning -- we have sustained winds at 15 miles per hour downtown and near the teens along the strip -- also 12 miles per hour at st. rose parkway. so if you're heading out and about for work soon, just be weary of the winds. .............................. here's our neighborhood temps -- generally 40's all around the valley -- but those winds coming through are making it feel colder, so even though it's 43 degrees in downtown and 44 on the strip, it actually feels like it's in the 30's so make sure to grab your jacket and gloves before you head out the door this morning. here's what we can expect for our tuesday -- plenty of sunshine -- a high temp near 58 -- daytime temps anywhere from 40 to 55 degrees by 5 this evening -- but with those winds, it's going to feel a little colder than that. coming up we'll tell you about way. ..... but we have demetria here, how is traffic shaping up this morning? > let's send it over to demetr
Jan 4, 2016 5:00am PST
--- after china's stock market plunged 7 percent today on weak manufacturing data.// gas prices are likely to remain relatively low in 2016. triple a is predicting gas will average between 2-25 and 2-45 a gallon. triple a estimates that americans saved more than 115 billion dollars on gas in 2015... compared to 2014, that comes out to roughly 550 dollars per licensed driver.// and it's a new year... and americans... want to improve their finances. a survey from allianz life finds that about a about a third of americans are making financial resolutions for 2016. this includes... creating an emergency fund, paying off credit card debt and budgeting.// brian and kirsten? q: jill, mcdonalds may be changing up its look! tell us about that? a: mcdonald's is fast food chain may look like in the future. "mcdonalds next" opened in hong kong. customers can customize burgers and salads on touchscreens. workers create the meals behind a sheet of glass, similar to what you see at chipotle.// brian and kirsten? /// > now let's turn it over to demetria for what's driving you crazy? /// demetria obilor >
Jan 27, 2016 5:00am PST
. what's that about? good morning brian and kirsten! china's stock market plunged this morning... even though other markets in asia had major gains. yesterday... oil prices rebounded and wall street rallied! the dow jumped 282 points. the nasdaq was up 49.// weight watchers shares are soaring... they shot up twenty percent yesterday after oprah winfrey eating plan... all while eating bread every single day. oprah joined the weight watchers board in october and owns 6 and a half million shares. that means yesteday... she made about 12 and a half million dollars on paper.// a-t-m -s of the future. will let you leave your debit card at home. jp morgan chase is upgrading all their atm's this let you withdraw money using your smartphone. the new smart cash machines will also let you cash checks, pay chase credit card bills... and even pay the mortgage. q: jill we hear microsoft has its hand on iphones. what's that about? a: yes.. microsoft is reportedly working on a keyboard the i phone. some super cool features. a fan-shaped- keyboard so users can text and type with one h
Jan 19, 2016 5:00am PST
numbers out of china. on friday, the dow lost 391 points. and the nasdaq lost 126 points.// and the safety certification company, underwriters laboratories, is warning of counterfeit labels on swagway hoverboards. the fake u-l labels appear on the bottom of the hoverboards and the packaging. u-l says it has not evaluated swagway hoverboards and it is now known if they comply with price of gas briefly dropped to below a dollar a gallon in one town in northern michigan. during a gas war in houghton (ho- ton) lake sunday night, one station was selling gas for 47 cents a gallon!! police had to direct traffic. other stations also broke the dollar barrier. this morning prices are back to about a dollar forty a gallon. according to the triple-a, the national average is one dollar 89 cents a gallon. brian and kirsten? /// > now let's turn it over to demetria for what's driving you crazy? /// demetria obilor rich asks, "is cactus avenue between amigo st. and maryland pkwy. non 4-wheel drive vehicle? we waited forever for it to open and it has been a nightmare ever since." right now, the coun
Dec 28, 2015 5:00am PST
high to start new year's day. brian back to you. > back to you./// > ((brian loftus)) > in china... couples can now officially have two children. legislation yesterday that ends the long- standing one child policy. the policy was put in place in the 1970s. officials say the decision to allow two children is because the country's population is getting older... amnesty international says more changes are still needed./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > new deals at mcdonalds! ((brian loftus)) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > fire crews in australia have been working to contain brush fires... more than 100 homes have been destroyed... and roads shut down. the fires started last week but have been subdued... emergency officials say dry weather could cause more fires. /// > and crews have been working to help out wildlife caught in the wildfires. the telegraph reports this koala was found unconscious along a road... it was nursed back to health by police officers... and the website says it has been nicknamed constable k bear./// brian loftus > now let's send things over to ashley... ((patranya bho
Dec 17, 2015 5:00am PST
. eventually, the cub will be moved to china where he will hopefully mate to preserve the panda population./// ((brian loftus)) > get ready to rock... ((kirsten joyce)) the musical acts.. that are getting the top honors.. at this year's rock and roll hall of fame. ((brian loftus)) > plus... you may be surprised at the amount of holiday supplies you can recycle.. tips on how to reduce your trash in today's living green./// lawmakers convening for a special session.. on... to bring big business to the ((sherry swensk)) > plus... it's like we swapped weather with the east coast.. the cold temperatures that have settled into the valley this ((brian loftus)) > and... of fame.. this year's inductees that were just announced overnight./// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten
Jan 7, 2016 5:00am PST
brian and kirsten! it's shaping up to be another rough day on wall street. after chinas stock market took a nosedive-- forcing it to shut down for the day after just 30 minutes of trading. yesterday the dow fell 252 points and will open below the 17 thousand mark. the nasdaq dropped 55 points.// macy's is cutting up to 45-hundred jobs--- everyone from sales associates to executives. the department store struggled during the holiday season. sales in november and december were down nearly 5 percent.// 30 percent in just a few weeks... and now... more trouble. the restaurant chain says it was subpoenaed by a federal grand jury in connection to a norovirus outbreak at a california location this summer. chipotle says sales for the end of 2015 are way down after the norovirus outbreaks in california and boston... and a separate e coli outbreak last year.// brian and kirsten? q: and jill -- and here's something to perk up your morning...straight from the consumer electronics show. a: check out the "ember" smart mug that promises to keep your coffee at the perfect temperature for two hours!
Jan 13, 2016 5:00am PST
increase this year. futures are pointing to a ... open.// china stocks slid more than 2 percent this morning despite good data on trade. but other markets in asia rebounded following wall street's gains.// and it looks like self driving cars ... still need some human help! california's department of motor vehicles released reports from seven companies now testing prototype self driving vehicles on public roads. google did well---- testing cars on 424 hundred thousand miles of road... humans had to jump in about 350 times. nissan tested about 15 hundred miles... and said humans took the wheel 106 times. brian and kirsten? q: and jill... there's a new service that makes traveling alone a little less expensive? a: that's right... if you'd split a hotel room with a total stranger... designed to help solo travelers save money on hotels. winston club says it will screen all users.. and match people based on age and gender preference. brian and kirsten? > /// > now let's turn it over to demetria obilor a handful of major, construction zones have followed you into the new year. based on the
Feb 16, 2016 5:00am PST
power in china... women's rights are human rights. narrator: and having the fortitude to keep government out of women's personal healthcare decisions. planned parenthood action fund endorses hillary clinton. just like the league of conservation voters for her bold plan to attack climate change. and the human rights campaign fund... because hillary believes only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. talking about a deadly crash at decatur and russell > brian loftus > plus... this police dog is one tough how soon the k9 officer will be back on the job.. kirsten joyce > and... awards... why people were upset with adele's not-so- steller performance./// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > kirsten joyce > good morning and i'm kirsten joyce. brian loftus and i'm brian loftus. metro police are upset this morning... investigating another deadly crash they thay say could have been preventab
Dec 29, 2015 5:00am PST
: where would you go. man: australia, south africa, china)) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) to enter to win our mortgage giveaway.. just head to the 8 news now facebook page. it has a full list of rules and details on how to enter. the winner will be announced during our special 8 news now countdown to 2016 special it starts at 10-pm... and goes until after the fireworks finale. we'll have crews from downtown las vegas.. all the way to red rock resort.. and of course up and down the las vegas strip./// kirsten joyce > now let's get a look at your forecast. brian loftus ashley... how's the weather looking today? < sherry swensk here's a live look from our here's a live look from our kirsten, brian... back to you./// > ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > democratic presidential hopeful bernie sanders was in the valley yesterday... total... last night... he spoke at canyon springs high school in north las vegas about not taking super- pac money for his campaign... and reforming the criminal justice system... he also discussed assisting in the fight against isis: ((bernie sanders: we have to not only be toug
Dec 15, 2015 5:00am PST
agreement with china to and the affordable care act./// ((brian loftus)) > rand paul will also be holding a rally today... it'll be at his headquarters on palms airport drive at 11-30. then tomorrow morning at 11... he'll be speaking to the las vegas economic club at caesars palace./// ((brian loftus)) > then in just a few weeks...all the democratic candidates will be in town for a dinner hosted by senator harry reid. the "battle born- battleground first in the west" caucus countdown dinner will take place january 6th... this comes about six weeks before the democractic caucuses. nevada is the third state in the country to weigh in on the democratic nominating process./// ((sharie johnson)) > another top story this morning... two people are dead after they were shot by police... in two separate incidents. the latest took place near walnut and alexander last night. police say they were investigating a robbery... when a man came out of a home and pointed a gun at police. one officer opened fire... the suspect was pronounced dead at the hospital. no word if he was involved in the robbery./// >
Jan 12, 2016 5:00am PST
so far, it has fallen every this year.// china's wanda group is buying the hollywood film company legendary entertainment for 3 point 5 billion dollars. legendary is behind blockbuster films like jurassic world, the hangover, and the batman trilogy. it's the first time a movie studio known for big budget films has come under chinese ownership.// sales of the late david bowie's newest album jumped on news of his death. his album, "blackstar" shot to number one on itunes. it surpassed adele's "25" on amazon. and spotify said streams of percent.// brian and kirsten? q: waking up is hard enough. but when you need to get out of bed and step on it-you can do that-literally! jill what's that about? a: if you have trouble waking up in the morning... maybe you need "the ruggie!"... an alarm clock built into a memory foam mat with speakers. it only shuts off if you stand on it for three seconds. you can upload songs, sounds, and even your favorite inspirational quotes. the ruggie will cost you 79 bucks on kickstarter. brian and kirsten? /// turn it over to demetria for what's driving you cr
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