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Nov 10, 2010 5:00pm EST
five players from china have ever suited up from a game and right now there are only two active chinese players in the nba and tonight in a game that is receiving massive attention back in that country those two players will suit up and play against one another in this building. of course, we are talking about the wizards leon and other player, the seven-time all-star center from the houston rockets yao ming. yao a massive star in china really on par with a lebron james type player in the u.s. consequently an estimated 400 million people will be tuning in for this game in china where it is 7:00 a.m. in the morning tomorrow right now. as for the wizards yee whose stardom is still emerging in his home country here is what he and his teammates had to say about the all china showdown. >> for maybe, people watching in china. hope i have a good game. >> he has respect. what he did for basketball over in china. gave him an opportunity. i think they both have a lot of respect for each other. >> hopefully he can come out and get his game going. it will be a good game. >> reporter: since
CBS
Nov 16, 2009 5:00pm EST
. >>> president obama raises the issue of human rights abuses in china. but tries not to offend his host. i'm joel brown at the white house. coming up. >>> and we take you out with a live picture from sky 9. right now, it is springfield and our crew is looking for news tonight. we will bring you anything they find as soon as they find it. >>> a good start to the week on wall street. the dow closed up 136 1/2 points. the nasdaq rose almost 30 points. and the s&p 500 finished the day about 16 points higher. >>> packed was the word of the day for president obama on his first trip to china. he delicately tried to urge chinese leaders to stop censoring some web sites without offending his host. >>> joel brown has more on the president's careful case for free speech. >> reporter: president obama had just arrived in china when he was faced with a delicate issue of human rights. >> should he would be able to use twitter freeliy is the question? >> reporter: the u.s. ambassador to china says the question on chinese censorship was submitted online for this town hall style meeting in shanghai. china's c
CBS
Aug 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
tonight on a story we first brought you back in may. the china based website, id chief, arguably the most popular mill among teenagers want to buy alcohol illegally has been shut down. andrea mccarren is on capitol hill to explain what went down. andrea. >> well, lesli, four united states senators sent this letter to china as ambassador, asking china to take immediate action against businesses producing fake id's. today, id chief is out of business. >> their federal police are hard handed and wouldn't take lightly being internationally embarrassed. >> today, only a bizarre note remains posted on id chief's website. urging customers only to use their existing fake id's for buying beer in movies. the business goes on to explain it was only trying to help four students have some fun. >> they were probably in the range of $20 to $40 million a year. this is a big, big business. >> wildly popular china based has been producing fake id's so sophisticated they can pass through scanners designed to detect fraudulent cars and prevent miners from buying alcohol. >> 12 and 13-year-olds having been su
CBS
Jan 5, 2010 5:00pm EST
more than 1400 train passengers stranded by a snow storm in china. the train was traveling in northern china's inner mongolia region when it became stuck on sunday. the doors were frozen shut. rescuers had to literally dig out the train to get the passengers out. >> much more pleasant experience coming up. forget about frigid temperatures. china's international ice and snow festival making a big splash literally. disney themed ice park where ice swimming is a featured attraction. look at those beautiful ice sculptures. it attracts several million people from around the world. >>> 10 custodyly panda cubs becoming symbols of hope following the 2008 deadly earthquake in china now have a new mission. they arrived to help promote the 2010 world expo. the pandas were all born after the earthquake. they will be at the shanghai zoo for the next six months. after that they will be moved to the wild zoo of shanghai. >>> coming up a man is arrested for cutting off women's hair against their will. >>> it turns out if you buy some infomercials you might be doing that against your will. >>> jim zorn
CBS
Nov 17, 2009 5:00pm EST
president obama's meeting with china's president. >>> welcome back. we've got some breaking news. you are looking at a live picture of a car into a creek on piney meetg house ro in rockville. if you look closely, you can see the wheels over there and you can see the emergency personnel. we're told that rescuers have pulled either one person or some people out of that vehicle. we don't know the severity of the injuries or what time this happened. but we can you e is a car in a creek there along piney meeting house road. we'll be back with that. >>> also in the news right now, a judge orders a suspect held without bond on charges of killing a 9-year-old boy. he is d se pena, the suspect arrested earlier today in hyat tkhrásville. police say he shot a bullet through an apartment door. the bullet killed a man inside his home. police believe na trying to rob the family. >>> faiountrfax cpolice say they've not yet interviewed the officer involve inside a deadly shooting now under investigation. last friday that officer killed 52-year-old david masters during a affic stop on route 1 near the be
CBS
Feb 4, 2010 5:00pm EST
china later this year, but the national zoo's acting director expects the smithsonian to negotiate an extension so they can stick around with us. he's also hoping she is pregnant and will deliver a new cub this spring. if spring ever shows up, that is. >> that would be nice. >> toyota is evaluating brake problems with the 2010 prius hybrid. there is no decision about a recall. the company says it is cooperating fully with investigators about the car's safety. alexis is on the story. >> reporter: u.s. investigators want to get under the hood of the popular toyota prius. to examine new concerns about faulty brakes. the japanese auto maker says they sold since late january are fine, but the brakes in 2010 models purchased before then have a design problem. >> it's a weird sensation. it's like you are driving and when you hit a pothole or some kind of bump, it's like -- >> more than 120 owners have filed complaints. including four reports of crashes. the u.s. department of transportation is launching its own investigation. while toyota is deciding whether a recall is necessary. >> i'll be
CBS
Feb 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
on thursday. >> the activist from around the country are in town to protest a visit from china's vice president. earlier today, hundreds of demonstrators marched down connecticut avenue from the chinese embassy to the white house in protest of what they call chinese police brutality. anny hong joins us live from louisiana fayette where another protest is taking place. >> reporter: these protesters holding signs. the american and tibetan flag, protesting against china. we have a coalition here, tibetans, and human rights groups. quite a few protests around town. now several protesters were arrested by police today after they repelled from the arlington memorial bridge. they were hanging from ropes. the sign that read free tibet. we had 500 protesters who marched on connecticut avenue from the chinese embassy ending at louisiana fayette park. they are protesting the chinese government closing tibet to foreigners after opening fire on protesters, calling for freedom and the return on the dalai lama. and china's vice president during his visit to the u.s. >> we are highly critical and sus
CBS
Aug 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
parts of asia. a powerful typhoon blasted china and days of torrential rains wiped out parts of the philippines. randall pinkston brings us the latest. >> evacuate stranded women and children in flood ravaged manilla. 60% of the capital is under water. with food and drinking water scarce, flood victims are scrambling for relief supplies. 12 days of torrential rain are triggering massive floods. at least 64 people have died and a million people are stranded in flooded homes or shelters. some residents waded through knee-deep water. many buildings have collapsed. others are barely standing. >> this woman says you just have to be content with how much or how little there is. in eastern china, a typhoon packing 70-mile an hour winds battered shanghai. the storm washed out roads and knocked out power for tens of thousands. nearly 2 million people were evacuated. early damage estimates are topping $3 billion. but that number is expected to rise. randall pinkston, cbs news. >> philippine forecasters expect more before the end of the month. but not around here. right guys? >> well, for some
CBS
Nov 24, 2009 5:00pm EST
the revitalized china town to the movies, restaurants, entertainment remember views? this is going to be really hard for our photographers. just move around. but look, on that street, the shakespeare theater. shakespeare in washington? never would have happened if he did not have the vision to try to revitalize this part of town. and with what was then the mci center that opened in december of 1977, i think we have video from the opening of that day which is then the mci center in 1977 issue completely changed the face of downtown dc. it turned this part of town around. it brought businesses back. and this was a part of town before the mci center was built where you didn't want to walk alone after dark. and now, these places are crowded with the busy commuters and the people who are contributing to the congress of downtown dc. any question about what the difference he made to downtown washington, we caught up with the current mayor late this afternoon. and talked to him only moments after he heard about the death of mr. pullin. this is what the mayor fenty had to say about his cont
CBS
Jul 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. so where did the obama stimulus money go? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> right now, police are looking for a suspect in arlington county's murder. that armed robbery shot and killed a jeweler inside his store on friday. >> it happened at the capital jewelers in the 3200 block of columbia pike. police believe this is the man. the guy wearing the reflective vest, he's the one who did it. surae chin spoke to the victim's family. >> reporter: his family says he has been doing it for most of his life. he had owned capital juicers jewelers for five years. her dad would come home late, but when midnight rolled around, he called police. >> he didn't take what he needed and leave my dad alone. he could have just taken what he needed. he didn't have to take his life, too. >> vivian had talked to her father that afternoon. >> earlier that day, he called me around 1:00. everything was fine. >> that was just three hours before pol
CBS
Feb 1, 2010 5:18pm EST
trip of his life. destination, his new home in china. alex trevino introduces us to the woman who knows the panda better than anyone. being with him when he was just a little butter stick. >> reporter: the one person who is clearly having the hardest time holding back tears is nicole meese. she's tai shan's proud keeper at the national zoo. the day left to spend with washington's most lovable panda are treadfully numbered. >> we have mixed emotions right now. i'll miss him tremendously. i can't believe how much i'll miss him at the zoo. >> it's been the four and a half labor of love. caring, feeding, nurturing the baby's only zoo from infant to adolescent. a job that has been out there as sweet for her as tai shan. >> i want him to stay forever. i love him. >> reporter: tai shan must leave. but meese says the memories will last if many her heart forever. >> probably the most memorable is the first time i got to put my hands on him. about three weeks old and one of the early cub exams. his eyes just opened and his ears your starting to open and beginning to explore his world. >> re
CBS
Sep 17, 2009 5:00pm EDT
medical odyssey to china in hopes of bringing light in the world of a child named summer grace. >> she is very cute, outgoing. >> at first glance, few people would pick up anything unusual about one-year-old summer grace, but this beautiful baby girl suffers from a rare disorder. >> summer's dad was asking permanently or is this going to be fixed? they are like, it's not fixable. >> figuring out motherhood, for mandy, summer entered her life when she was figuring out life as a senior in high school. the news that summer would be blind devastated the whole family. >> i was in complete shock. >> i felt helpless, like there was nothing i could do to help her. >> it manifests in various ways, from learning disabilities to being shorter in stature to visual impairment. >> we started working with her. >> however, after scouring the internet, her grandma came across numerous stories who traveled thousands of miles for stem cell treatments and now were able to see. >> took my breath away. >> i have read testimonials, i know she is going to see, i really have a feeling in my heart and s
CBS
Dec 4, 2009 5:00pm EST
habitat. >> it lives in central and southwest china in tall bamboo forests. >> reporter: what the odds of another panda cub of our own, his mom has more years of child bearing attempts. >> we are overdue for a cub. >> tai shan did sniffle at his mom's window. his keeper says he is ready for the long flight back, even if we're not. at the national zoo. bruce leshan, 9 news now and wusa9.com. >> one less power couple in washington. what are we going to do? oh, no. anita, over to you. >> thank you. >>> on to more serious news, a guatemala man faces drug charges after an unusual bust at dulles international. inspectors found 60-grams of cocaine in a fully cooked chicken. the man arrived shortly after midnight on saturday. the cocaine has a street value of $4,300. >>> surprising new information today about the virginia tech massacre. it turn out university officials locked down some buildings and warned their own families about the shootings more than an hour before putting out a campus wide alert. peggy fox is live with details. >> reporter: the new revelations are not surprising to m
CBS
Jul 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
taken. at the united nations russia and china rejected a resolution that threatened nonmilitary sanctions against syria. it's the third time both countries have blocked the measure. >> two permanent measures are willing to defend assad and protect him to the bitter end even if it would seem logically not to be in their interest. >> reporter: ambassador rice said the u.s. will now work outside the united nations intensifying its efforts with the rest of the intent community to confront assad and help the syrians. fighting raged on for the fifth straight day in damascus. rebels used machine guns against assad's heavily armed forces who are trying to keep the capital from falling. >> the white house says russia and china are on the wrong side of history by vetoing theu.n. resolution. >>> bulgaria's prime minister said the terrorist who blew up the bus in bulgaria had a fake hirsch driver's license. the suspected bomber had -- michigan driver's license. the suspected bomber has on a baseball cap. today investigators removed the charred wreckage from the airport. the injured are in t
CBS
May 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
part of the sales pitch behind idchief.com, a wildly popular china-based website that appears to be doing a booming business in fake ids. the ids feature hollow grams, en-- holograms, encrypted information and are able to -- encrypted information and are able to pass through scanners at liquor stores to buy booze. >> when you scan the driver's license it, will come up with valid information on the front where in the old days they didn't have the ability to do that. >> unsuspecting teenagers may be buying more than access to alcohol. they're being targeted for identity theft. >>id chief is selling their information and kids are now finding out that they have thousands and hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of debt. >> according to law enforcement, the chinese scam artists are heading to students facebook pages to call additional information to further their scheme. >> it's not like you could file a police report for your bad fake id. >> remarkably the site even warns buyers to beware of fake id scams. with the help of montgomery county police and sarah, a police intern, we ordere
CBS
Jul 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
against china for unfair tariffs on some suvs made in ohio. >> i want goods shipped around the world staffed with made in america. >> reporter: as the president makes -- stamped with made in america. >> reporter: as the president makes the case he's done all can he to help the economy, the white house is bracing for the jobs report due friday. with unemployment stuck above 8%, republican presidential hopeful mitt romney likes his chances in november. >> as long as i continue to speak about the economy, i'm going to win. >> reporter: romney's campaign put louisiana governor bobby jindal and former minnesota governor tim pawlenty on a bus to shadow the president. >> when it comes to getting tough with china this is barack come lately. he's been in office four years. >> reporter: the white house says the action against china is not a political move to bolster president obama's campaign. the administration said it had been in the process of filing for several months. at the white house danielle nottingham, derek, back to you. >> thank you. >>> well, let's go back to the heat. the distric
CBS
Feb 3, 2010 5:00pm EST
off to china. >>> first the nation's intelligence director is on the hot seat in capitol hill after giving a ar senators about a possible terror attack. we'll be back. >>> a two-day rally ended today on wall street. the dow closed down 26 points to end the day at 10,270, the nasdaq was up a fraction and the s&p 500 fell six point. >>> more dire predictions today about an impending terrorist attack on u.s. soil. while not as ambitious as the fox 5 news attacks, the national intelligence director says al qaeda is poised to strike in the next three to six months. joel brown reports. >> reporter: the director of national intelligence had a stark warning for house lawmakers. >> al qaeda itself, its associated affiliates and al qaeda inspired terrorists remain committed to striking the united states. >> reporter: his remarks came the day after he told a senate panel he's certain the next attempted attack will happen in the next three to six months. intelligence officials believe al qaeda is deploying agents inside the u.s. ready to launch new attacks from within our borders. cia director
CBS
Jan 18, 2011 5:00pm EST
you play the viola or violin, but you can play -- >> reporter: he was born in china and says he was brought up from a young age learning to get his work done. they are strict. but they don't agree with the way amy has raised more daughters. the yale -- her daughters. the memoir, "battle hymn of the tiger mother" describes times when she called her children names or threatened to burn their stuffed animals if they performed below expectations. >> they loved their own personality. they're kind of like slaves. whatever mom says, you do it. >> i read the article and i felt physically ill. >> reporter: irene and her husband are taiwan ease americans, but nothing like her strict rules. >> you have to look at each child as unique person and really get to know them to know what they enjoy and what motivates them and what intrigues -- makes them curious about the world. and they can't all be raised in one singular way and i think that's a problem with anyone who would take a book and say oh, this is -- this is the formula. >> reporter: now in the "new york times" today, columnist david brook
CBS
Dec 26, 2011 5:03pm EST
struck while riding her scooter. in eastern china surveillance video shows the truck running a red light at an intersection and hitting a teenage girl on her way to school. some street cleaners quickly gathered around the injured teen to protect her. officers in an ambulance soon arrived and rushed her to the hospital. she is in stable condition and expected to survive. >>> it may have looked like a mysterious star or even santa on his sleigh. experts say this fireball on christmas eve was most likely a meteor off piece of space junk. they were spotted over belgium, germany and the netherlands. a spokesman says whatever it was it must have been very large to burn for so long. >>> president obama got a mouthful of tiny fingers while greeting military families. this was yesterday at the marine corps base in ohio. eight-month-old cooper tried to put his hand on the president's mouth. who can get away with this, other than a baby? >> of course he is a daddy. he is comfortable. >> totally comfortable. >>> a 15-year-old movie franchise is still a huge hit with movie audiences. the fourth
CBS
Jun 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
else's work. >> but first, making history in china. from hundreds of thousands of miles away. i'll tell you how it happened. >>> a big step forward for the chinese space program. the country's first female astronaut entered an unmanned space lab and she was joined by two male colleagues. the three will be conducting a scientific experiment. china spent billions in the past decade. building a space program to compete with the united states and russia. >>> a priceless piece of art by another artist. it happened and it was caught on tape. take a look as a guy who describes himself as an up and coming artist spray paints something on one of the picasso pieces. the person who caught it on cell phone says he confronted the spray painter and said what are you doing? he was trying to honor picasso's work. >>> lots of women like to wear high heels. there is an unusual pair inside france's palace of versai. a giant pair of stilettos. they are the works of a puertugese sculpture. a hot pink helicopter made of ostrich feathers. you can imagine the reflection going on. >> you know who would lik
CBS
Nov 16, 2011 5:00pm EST
response to china's increasing aggressiveness. >> with their rise comes increased responsibilities. it's important for them to play by the rules of the road. >> now china says the u.s. military buildup in australia may not be in the best interest of the international community. the white house say other countries in that area clear. >> they told us to have our umbrellas ready and you meant it. >> hard to get the dog out for a walk. >> won't go out of his range. >> spoiled. >> he's my man. tomorrow you need a coat. almost like a winter coat. here's what it looked like this morning and it did slow some of the commuters down. nothing super heavy. we had a couple individual heavy downpours, but nothing craze heavy across the metro. but the umbrellas were out in force. all right, let's talk about what is going to happen. we have another round of showers and even some embedded heavier downpours in west virginia. this has to move through tonight and it's going to generate some pretty good rain through the evening commute. also going to usher in cold air late tonight and tomorrow. live dop
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 5:00pm EDT
ambitions and itself u.s. -- the u.s. relationship with china. polls show the economy is the far most important issue to voters. both candidates are also expected to talk about the economy and their foreign policy answers. both candidates have had their walk threw in the debate hall and will spend time with family and friends before the start of tonight's debate. in boca raton, florida, danielle nottingham. back to you. >> thank you for that preview. cbs news' own bob schieffer is the one 340d rate -- moderating tonight's debate. mitt romney will get the first question. we'll have your go to debate station tonight. we're teaming up with our sister publication "u.s.a. today" and beginning at 9:00 p.m. on our website, we'll be live blogging, fact checking what the candidates are saying. you can join the conversation with us via facebook or twitter. watch the debate on channel 9 at 9:00 and then on 9news at 11:00, we will have a fact checking segment, taking a look at what the candidates said, no spin, what's right, what's wrong, what's new on. that's with our "u.s.a. today" political te
CBS
Feb 18, 2011 5:00pm EST
right. >>> coming up, a bizarre medical story out of china after four long years doctors find a logical explanation for a man's intense headaches. oh, my goodness. >>> surgeons in southern china say they have successfully taken out a rusty 4-inch knife blade from the skull of a man who claims it was stuck in there for years. according to hospital officials the 30 year old had been suffering severe headaches, bad breath and breathing difficulties but he couldn't figure out of the cause. he told doctors he was stabbed in the jaw by a robber four years ago. doctors say apparently the blade broke off inside his head without him realizing it. another strange story here. nothing could stop a 3-year-old boy in australia from getting his hands on some toys in a vending machine. >> he was a little man on a mission. he was so determined that he climbed up the chute of the vending machine as shoppers looked on. police and firefighters came to the rescue and removed the machine's door and after about an hour inside he was freed. >> we came out saying where are you? he said i'm in here, momm
CBS
Dec 18, 2009 5:00pm EST
china over lowering carbon emissions shut down negotiations. china ' senior refusing to let inspectors in to check on compliance. without it the two biggest polluters walk away without promising to cut emissions. it's been two weeks filled with dischord here in copenhagen. in the end they tried to come to a more modest proposal. the so-called copenhagen accord would provide $30 billion to help poor countries cope with climate change and cut green house emissions in half over the next 40 years. >> it is horrific, a lot of us didn't expect much to come out of this process but what we have seen has been disastrous and we are horrified. >> reporter: one leader said it would take a miracle to get a meaningful deal in copenhagen, with hours left, faith is fading. charlie d'agata, cbs news, denmark. >> speaking in copenhagen, president obama said the u.s. and russia are also close to new arms control treaties. >>> you are mighty calm for a man who has a huge storm. >> i don't want to instill fear. >> knocking on the door here. >> if you follow me on twitter you would have known to
CBS
Apr 16, 2010 5:00pm EDT
her mom found alive three days after a devastating earthquake in china. >>> severe thunderstorm warnings for howard and montgomery and anne arundel counties until 5 listen 30 this evening. i will show you where they are and where they are moving in our complete forecast in a couple of minutes. >>> west virginia is remembering the 29 men who died in the mine explosion. most coal workers are taking part in a safety training program instead of mining today. a preliminary report says the april 4th blast may have been caused by a buildup of methane gas mixing with coal dust. >>> lawmakers are looking at the way coal companies do business after the deadly mine explosion in west virginia asking new questions on whether the industry is resisting new technology. >> think about that. how many wars have been started because someone said i want your corn field? i'm going after your ethanol production. >> well, will the coal industry find itself in a similar dilemma as the auto energy? watch energy week this sunday at 8 a.m. as they discuss the future of coal. >>> in southwest china, joy is
CBS
Apr 13, 2010 5:00pm EDT
counterparts. china says that they will work with the u.s. on the sanctions, but they still have not said that they will support a tough stance. iran is not at the summit and neither are north korea, another country whose nuclear plans worried the role. that is something to talk about the next summit that will be in south korea in two years. while much remains to be firmed up, one thing is already clear. the north nuclear program will likely be at the top of the agenda. katherine brown for cbs news, the white house. >>> and the final documents from the summit includes a declaration from the u.s., saying that they have submitted to congress, legislation, to bring the u.s. laws in line with two treaties. one to crack down on the potential nuclear terrorisms, and one on the physical protection of the nuclear materials. >>> rain and colder air, there, the bigger weather stories out there this evening. topper is in the weather center with your forecast first. >> reporter: yeah, you have fallen back to march. it's 25 degrees colder today than it was yesterday. so is live doppler. we still
CBS
Apr 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
counterparts, including the chinese president. the u.s., they want both china and russia to support the tougher sanctions against iran for their refusal to abandon a suspected nuclear's weapon program. neither iron or north korea got an invitation to the summit. they charge both country with violating the agreement. the white house is not promising a bold new global strategy by the time they wrap up on tuesday night. but the president feels good about what he is hearing from other leaders. >> reporter: today, they committed to getting rid of their stockpile of the highly enriched uranium. the advisor on counterterrorism says that there is an urgent need for the plan. >> requiring the nuclear weapon for over 15 years. >> reporter: president obama set a four-year goal to lock down all nuclear materials worldwide. with an estimated 3.5 million pounds of enrich uranium. it's a tall order. katherine brown for cbs news, the white house. >>> and some of the work near the convention center, decided to telecommute instead of driving into the office. that's one reason why they were converted this morning
CBS
Aug 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
floor balcony in china. you can see her whole body kind of hanging there. investigators say she had been left home by herself and she wandered out there. this kind of thing happens. luckily a passer-by called the police. a neighbor used a ladder to get up there and support the little girl until they got her head out. she went to the hospital of the other than a cut on the cheek she seems to be okay. >>> a massachusetts man turns in his own daughter after he comes to believe she is a bank robber. >> that's no fun. meredith cundit's father contacted police after seeing these photos broadcast on the internet saying his daughter was responsible for robberies at three quincy, massachusetts banks over the last several months. >> her father and the uncle came into the station suspecting that their daughter was involved in some type of criminal activity because she saw the pictures on mass most wanted. >> he did the right thing. had he to. i would have done the same thing. -- he had to. i would have done the same thing. you don't want to, but you have to. >> the father called police a few days l
CBS
Jul 20, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: she is murdoch's third wife. >> she grew up playing volleyball growing up in china. >> reporter: she came to the u.s. in 1988 on a student visa. >> she moved here. ended up marrying her host father after having an affair with him. >> reporter: in 1996 deng single again but now with a green card graduated from yale with a business degree. >> did very well and became an intern at star which is one of murdoch's company's in asia and she turned out to have met him when he needed a translator on one of his trips there. so that was the beginning of their meeting and their romance. >> reporter: in 1999 she married rupert murdoch. 38 years his junior. >> you couldn't help notice the woman sitting behind rupert murdoch was half his age. when she jumped up to defend him that was the kind of love and compassion you see that i think any husband or wife wants to see. >> reporter: but she is also raising their two children and helps to shape his media empire's operations in asia. and more recently in hollywood. >> fox pictures presents. >> reporter: she helped produce the film "snow flower" a
CBS
Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the obama stimulus money go? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. ♪ i'm teaching performance. here's what they'll need. ♪ get your backpack, your hoodies, harajuku, ♪ ♪ turquoise kinda purple orangish sorta blue. ♪ ♪ backpacks, yeow, ♪ to put their stuff in. ♪ graphic tees and denim, denim, denim, denim. ♪ ♪ backpacks. school takes a lot, target has is all. >>> three contractors confirmed dead in afghanistan. a gunman wearing an afghan police uniform shot the contractors in the western city of harat. the gunman was also shot dead. all three contractors were police training advisors. they say it's worse since afghan troops came over from the taliban government in 2001. >>> at least 103 people were killed in a rash of bombings and shootings across iraq today making this the deadliest day there this year. there were coordinated attacks in 13 cities, the worst in the town of taji12 miles north of baghdad. the shoot
CBS
Oct 16, 2009 5:00pm EDT
record book. the current record is held by a 21-year-old in china that is 29 inches tall. >> crushed the record. >> talk about record kind of weird weather here. >> it is wild stuff. we said if it were january i would be beside myself which i would be but honestly, if it were november i think it would be snow even downtown. sneak speaking of snow we will take you to buffalo. this is not crazy unusual for them. but pretty good snow. not so much on the roads but look at the visibility. it is wet snow and heavily it reduces visibility and add fog to that and it's a small problem but the streets remain okay. it is pretty on the trees and leaves but that's the problem. if we get snow in the mountains it could be problems with power outages. the next three days hang on to your hat. mid-40s saturday and sunday. heavy rain off and on both days now and lingering shower possible in to monday but at least we will see some sun and temperatures in the upper 50s. below average but beats the heck out of the mid-40s. bike dc is on, rain or not and we are looking at out in the plains the
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Oct 27, 2011 5:00pm EDT
european leaders are hoping cash rich countries like china can contribute to europe's rescue. i'm alexis christophorus at the new york stock exchange. lesli, back to you. >> european leaders are hoping that cash rich countries like kline can contribute to europe's rescue. >>> students at howard university will join wall street protestors. the demonstrators took to the streets last night marching at wilson building and removed the d.c. flag. >>> meantime, police in oakland, california, are backing down a bid in an effort to avoid another violent confrontation with ante wall street protestors there. officers pulled down barricades near city hall and police will now allow nightly demonstrations in an oakland plaza until 10 p.m. the city's police chief is promising a vigorous investigation into the serious injury of an iraq war veteran during this week's crackdown on the protests. >>> no sign of the missing autistic boy. coming up more on the search for little robby jr. >> >>> i'm kristin fisher inside the studios at 106.7 the fan where a car came crashing through their windows earlie
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Jul 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
breeding center in shangdu, china. less than 1,000 since hundred live in the wild today. -- less than 1,600 live in the while today. >>> nationals take the field before noon to help avoid fans and the crowd on the mall. we'll have the highlights. >> reporter: competitive competing eating from brooklyn, new york for the nation's hotdog eating contest. >>> here's a 4th of july tradition on the streets of atlanta. despite the hot and humid weather 60,000 runners took part in the peach tree road race this morning in atlanta. it is the world's largest 10k race. peter kuruli won in a time of 27 minutes and 306 seconds and danica daska finished in 32 minutes and 21 seconds. >>> another 4th of july tradition took place today on cone island. >> some of the world's biggest competitive eaters gathered together today. a new world record was set. it's the super bowl of competitive eating and two of the biggest stars were crowned champions of nathan's hotdog eating contest. on the men's side joey chestnut showed why his nickname is jaws. he blew away the competition inhaling 68 hotdogs, about 8 pou
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Aug 24, 2011 5:00pm EDT
need it? >> correct. for example, securing your china cabinets and book shelves to your walls in case something shakes, that will keep the things in tact and prevent damage. connecting your hot water heart to the wall. flexible gas lines used rather than rigid ones to prevent fires. >> anything they can to? >> there may be disaster assistance available from the federal government but in terms of your insurance company, no, if you don't have the coverage you're out of luck. >> eric goldburg, thank you. >> all right, derek. >>> sky 9 was over interstate 270 in maryland this morning where a crash shut town the northbound local lanes. the accident happened right around 6 a.m. near shadey grove road. >>> route 100 between interstate 97 and hospital trive drive was shut down. an off-duty fire said he saw a red northeast nissan suv hit a tow truck driver. the fighter stopped and gave first aid. the 30-year-old man died from his injuries. miss say the suv likely has damage on front passenger side. damage to the headlight and mirror. >>> a bus collided with tractor trailer on the jersey t
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Dec 20, 2010 5:00pm EST
of royal china was personally approved by prince william and kate. it has a plate, cup and pill box. it will be available online in january. >>> coming up, i think annie will talk about the weather. are you out there? >> yes. we just got out here. cold conditions again, partly cloudy to start off the evening. then we'll see increase clouds for tomorrow. we'll talk about flurries and our next possible snowstorm coming up. >>> can't seem to find the time to do your shoping ? we'll tell you about two area retail chains that are preparing to be open 24 hours through christmas eve starting tomorrow. >>> i'd like to wish the most wonderful husband in the world, greg, and our daughter faith, a merry christmas in chesapeake, virginia. i miss you guys. >>> the cbs evening news is now less than an hour away. kate eat couric joins us live with a preview. >> hi. the latest terror threat to the u.s., poison. are you at risk? find out tonight. for over 20 years he's delivered gifts to the needy. now this year santa needs some help. those stories and more tonight on the cbs evening news. back to y
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Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
of snow in parts of west virginia. we're going to take you to china now. big time snow over the weekend now. this is pretty impressive. from 4 to 8 inches. and nothing compared to what we had in western maryland. pretty nice little snow fall. for us, different story. it's just chilly. little below average. live look outside. clear skies. temperatures in the 40s. 47 downtown. dew point 26. good indication of how cool we can get through the nighttime hours. winds are light. radar, well these are the showers back in western kentucky. this will become the noreaster as we go through the next 24 to 48 hours. move to a point off the southeast coast. and that will work its way up the coast. >> 44 right now. 42 in vienna. 40s across the board. and with that dry air mass in place and clear skies, temperatures are going to fall. it is a freeze warning in affect. >> a quiet election day. noreaster develops. that is pretty much set in stone. the track is uncertain. noreaster could hit us on wednesday. especially wednesday afternoon and wednesday night. for tonight, clear and cold. one, maybe
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Jun 8, 2011 5:00pm EDT
museum each year are items with the inscription "made in china." >> and i think it is quite unamerican. >> reporter: representative nick rayhall is out to change that. working with his fellow lawmakers he crafted legislation tying the sale of american-made souvaniers to future federal funding. 70% of the museum's budget comes from american. >> i think they would pay a small amount more to have their lapel, american flag pins for example say made in the u.s.a. >> reporter: the last 30 years have proven otherwise. more than 8 million americans lost their manufacturing jobs as factories moved overseas. small businesses put out of business as stores increasingly ditched american made in lieu of cheaper products. >> it is important that we send a message that we help boost the morale of american workers by showing them that we care to keep their jobs here and we care to have our products made in america. >> reporter: bowing to pressure the smithsonian agreed to sell only american made merchandise by early july. she hopes to be first in line. >> do you hope to be back in the smithsonian? >>
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
these guys to a series of beatings and robberies in china town. and somebody stole redskins head coach mike shanahan's passport. it all went down two weeks ago while they were up in pittsburgh playing the steelers. that passport and an undisclosed amount of cash was taken at the field. pittsburgh police are investigating. >> you have seen the commercials that count five- hour energy as a great way to get boost through alertness. it is called an energy shot. now a review of food and drug administration records show a total of 92 patient reports that name this product, including 33 hospitalizations and 13 deaths. some people have had heart attacks, and one case of a spontaneous abortion. it's important to point out just because a product like this is cited, it doesn't mean they caused the death, but the fda is investigating. and in fact an official told 9news if we find a relationship, fda will take appropriate action to reduce or eliminate the risk. the agency also wants to remind everyone that products marketed as energy shots or drinks, they are not alternatives to rest or sleep. the
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Mar 31, 2010 5:00pm EDT
hospital. despite the impact and the damage, the teens only suffered minor injuries. >>> to china where an army recruit is nearly killed during a grenade exercise. a drill inspector was coaching the soldier on how to throw a grenade when it hit a wall and bounced back inside their bunker. that instructor had three seconds before the grenade went off. amazingly, neither one was hurt. >>> something that should have gotten you mad. only to find a wad of spit underneath your burger. a burger king employee is charged with doing just that to a sheriff deputy's burger. they say that he knew something was not quite right when the employee started acting strangely. officials say dna testing confirmed who did it. and gary her b is now charge -- herb and now the officer has filed suit against burger king. >> i'm sorry, but that is just very nasty. >> what was the guy doing to tip the cop off? >> yeah, i know. >>> let's get a check on the evening rush. no burgers involved. however, she is. >> yes, that's right. how do you top a story like that? i can give you nasty looking traffic though. take a lo
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Aug 10, 2009 5:00pm EDT
along china's east coast. at least 1 million people were told to evacuate. in taiwan, 600 people may still be trapped after a mudslide engulfed their mountain village. elsewhere, the rain fell 80 inches of precipitation, that sent a hotel into the flood waters. along japan's west coast, another typhoon twiggerred more landslides and evacuations. at least 13 people were killed. 500 homes in that area under water and in central and western japan, airports, train stations and highways all shut down because of all of the rain. >> there is a lot of power in a ti timon -- typhoon. they are hurricanes. same parameters and same devastation. oftentimes it's the flood that gets you, not just the winds. >>> we had the hottest day of the year so far. a record has developed. 101. we've not seen the record fall at national just yet. let's start with the forecast. we have good news. temperatures are going down a little bit. 92 tomorrow. a few storms are still possible. 86 on wednesday. a few more storms and then 87 on thursday will keep it dry. that's a good trend, if you will. we've escaped a supe
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Jan 11, 2010 5:00pm EST
today, and they told us their investigators are in china to address the issue this week, but they also plan to conduct their own tests. metal jewelry has been on the agency's radar for some time. for the last two years, they have urged parents not to purchase it for children under the age of eight. >>> well, federal tax laws in recent years have changed draus drastically, and adjustments made for 2010 are no exception. from exemptions to education to extra credit for going green, the adjustments all add up when it comes to uncle sam. >> reporter: ashley stevenson owns a salon and is now getting ready to own a home, too. >> has a lot of great architecture inside, arways and doorways and vaulted ceilings. >> here is something else she loves, the tax credit extended from last year to cover first- time home buyers for this year. >> you have until april 30th to have purchased a home or to have made a contract on the home and have settled in the home by june 30th. that credit this year sup to $8,000. that is for individuals or married filing jointly. if you're filing a separate return, it wi
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Mar 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
belt and when the team went to china, more experience for these freshman and sophomores and so many under classmen. i think everyone is new to it. and i think, you know, henderson talked about it and a couple other guys talked about how being in that locker room, they don't want to -- i think they are going to come out very focused. >> you mentioned vcu, a lot of eyes will be on them, but no doubt they deserved a spot in the tournament this year. they won the caa. but they are in the south region. being considered one of the toughest. can they make a run like they did last year? >> it would be more difficult. last year was difficult, too. the playing game. but you're right, people know who they are now. they pay more attention. they have a tough schedule. their first matchup is wichita state. it's going to be a great game. i'm really disappointed that they are playing each other off the bat because they are fun teams to watch. which only means that one gets eliminated right away. in order to get to the final four, you'd have to beat kentucky. so that's really tough. >> it's a very t
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Nov 25, 2010 5:00pm EST
conflict? >> the obama administration is hoping china, north korea's only ally can rein in the communist country. for now beijing is urging both sides to show restraint. whit johnson, cbs news, washington. >>> this weekend's military joint exercises will include the uss george washington aircraft carrier. it car raise 75 warplanes, and has a crew of more than 6,000. >>> fresh out an australian prison, a man suspected of killing his wife during their honeymoon is back in the states to face murder charges. today a grand jury indicted gabe watson on murder charges. pled guilty to last year's killing of his wife during their honeymoon. she drowned 11 days later. as part of his extradition, authorities promised not to seek the death penalty. >>> it was one year ago tiger woods' seemingly perfect family was shattered by a scandal. how the world's most famous golfer trying to salvage his career and reputation. >>> a turkey trot and parade complete with pilgrims and penguins armed with m-16s. sam lee and friends and the holiday season and the library, which we just came back from. >>>
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Jul 22, 2011 5:00pm EDT
its job you're going to see problems down the china the limbs. >> reporter: a physiotherapist at ohio state university medical center. he says weakness in the middle part of the body, the core muscles near the stomach and back, contribute to millions of dollars not only in the lower back but in the knees and shoulders. to help build core strength he and colleagues developed this, a device that constantly monitored posture during activities and chimes in when we are out of line. >> part of core stability is really learning how to hold your pelvis in the proper position. >> reporter: a pitcher suffered an elbow injury because of lack of core control. even though he and his team train constantly they were doing it with poor posture. >> we weren't doing it right so obviously, i mean you can say you put all the ab workouts. experts recruited more than 400 firefighters. by building their core strength they cut injuries by 42%. >> core strength is important for people in a factory, sitting at a desk, for moms carrying their kids around. for everybody. >> reporter: and what about when yo
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Aug 31, 2011 5:00pm EDT
spectator in china. the tidal surge known as the astrinomiccal. they are boosting the height of the waves. one news reporter was just standing there doing her thing when look at that. she was nearly wiped out while reporting on the waves. that's what you call a standup or what was left of her. >> exactly. >> serious bad hair day. >> anny, gorgeous hair day all across the d.c. metro. >> definitely, yes. low humidity. we ladies like that special hurricane ly when it comes to our care. gorgeous day to be out. no rain making clouds. tropical storm katia gaining strength potentially becoming a hurricane overnight into tomorrow morning. all models are pretty consistent. katia will stay out of open waters. unsure if it will impact any land. bermuda potentially possibly. but storm track still saying south of bermuda. we are also watching another tropical wave. national picture. we will zoom into basically western -- north western caribbean see where this tropical wave right here. a lot of clouds and showers. and this here could be turning into a tropical storm. not a storm yet. if it did be
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Mar 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >>> caught on tape, a wild police chase in china. surveillance cameras captured the pursuit through the streets of shanghai. they spotted an suv believed to be involved in a burglary. when police tried to stop the driver, he sped away. the suv crashed into the gate of a residential community. then the driver jumped out of the vehicle and tried to get away. but police quickly arrested the driver and his passenger. >>> a slow high speed chase. here comes the newly released video showing cops use ago stun gun to subdue a man. police say the man tried to breech security when he walked through the exit lane while waiting on a flight. at one point, the video shows officers dragging the guy out by his feet. looks like face down. police say the man told the cops he had documents to give to republican presidential candidate, newt gingrich, who was visiting the state at the time. the officers are actually being investigated. >> an unwanted audition for simon cow el. a 29-year-old woman is charged with aggravated burglary after allegedly breaking into the entertainer's home. police say it happened
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Aug 7, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the 1500 meter race. that means in the total medal standings, china is leading at 73. united states in second, and russia and japan at 29. >> those chinese are pulling away a little bit. >>> we have a grim and bizarre discovery. this was a partly decomposed human head found behind a shopping center in pasadena. now police say a man spotted the skull in a wooded area behind jumper's hole road. a search team later recovered the bodies. remains were taken to the chief medical examiner's office in baltimore and we await more on that. >> this is candid camera with a criminal twist. police say they arrested two suspects in western pennsylvania, who told their victims they were taping a show called, you just got robbed. the victims, pizza shop employees were approached in indiana, pennsylvania. >> the guys put us in head locks and he said we are going to be on a reality tv show. another guy started filming it on his cell phone. >> one man put us both in a head lock and said you're going to be on a reality tv show called, you just got robbed. >> fake tv producers got away with $20. they were a
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Jan 7, 2010 5:00pm EST
a controversy. this billboard was hung with president obama using the jacket he wore in china. the white house is asking the billboard to be taken down. >>> and a lot of communities are turning to taxes to make up for budget shortfall. others are turning to the colonel. kfc is on the fire hydrants in the area. the company could not afford to fix the hydrants, so kfc put the logo on the high hydrants. >>> the age old battle between cats and dogs entered a new round today. a poll was issued asking people which pets they pre-perked. 74 -- preferred. 74% they liked dogs a lot. only 41% said they liked cats a lot. >> was it ever even a contest? [ laughter ] >>> well, coming up, the multimillion dollars lottery winner. >>> and this tool claims to get the accidents out without the body shop repairs. we'll try it after the break. >> reporter: people on the streets and the players react as more information comes out as to what happened inside the wizard's locker room. >>> well, you can access doppler on our website. we'll tell you when it's going to roll in, how much will fall and if you th
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Oct 14, 2011 5:00pm EDT
coming up next. >>> a pilot's amazing escape from a plane in an air show in china. the pilot suffered only minor injuries. a second pilot was unable to get out and he is presumed dead. >>> miss death was ruled a homicide but nobody was ever charged and now one year after a man died following an incident outside the d.c. 9 nightclub his family has filed a multimillion dollar wrongful death lawsuit and as britany morehouse explains, that family says it is the club's responsibility. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: live bands inside d.c. 9 fill the facility with happy rocking vibes on a nightly basis, but outside in the daylight hours -- >> it is not easy losing him. >> reporter: today parents are still grieving. >> so we seek justice. >> reporter: and many are blaming the club for the death of 27-year-old ali mohammed. now the family is suing d.c. 9. >> we are asking for $50 million. more than 10 million in compensatory damages and 5 million in punitive damages. >> reporter: damages they seek says this attorney it was homicide but no one was charged. five d.c. men last year were accused of bea
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Apr 19, 2010 5:00pm EDT
dandelions, get turf builder with plus 2 weed control. >>> amazing rescued in china today. and elderly woman and 4-year- old girl were pulled from the rubble of an earthquake that struck five days ago. more than 1900 people were killed. state tv says a third person was found in the rubble of a home. >>> the shuttle discovery remains in orbit tonight. mission controls scrapped both landings in florida because of cloudy weather. discovery and its seven astronauts are wrapping up a two week mission to the international space station. >>> in italy the battle over the murder conviction of amanda knox is jumping into high gear tonight. she is the american college student found guilty of killing her roommate. now prosecutors are pushing to have knox's jail sentence extended while her family is fighting to set her free. betty nguyen has the latest. >> reporter: the prosecute filed a notice late last week asking to extend her sentence from 25 years in prison to life. in their formal aappeal prosecutors cited her "lack of remorse." >> that's ridiculous. first of all amanda showed a lot of devast
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