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Oct 19, 2010 5:00am PDT
ceo she laid off 30,000 workersn. and shipped jobs to china. fiorina sync: china. india. russia. poland. i know precisely why those jobs go... anncr: ...because fiorina shipped them there. to shanghai instead of san jose, bangalore instead of burbank. proudly stamping her products 'made in china.' 30,000 workers gone... ...while fiorina took $100 million for herself. carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. bb vo: i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >> welcome back. san ramon-based chevron has launched a campaign designed to confront critics of big oil. >> companies make huge profits. >> last year chevron made a lot of money. >> the we agree ads come six months after the massive b.p. oil spill. they may think their campaign was wrong after the gulf of mexico disaster. they say the ads mask the real issues. chevron says the real people in the ads asking the tough questions are not actors. >> the idea is we hear about what people say about oil companies, they should invest in renewables, support the comm
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Jul 6, 2011 6:00am PDT
away from the opening bell. u.s. stock futures fell and interest rate hike in china. moody's has downgraded portugal's debt. we're going live to the new york stock exchange 15 minutes from now. >> right now, top story, missing a at sea. rescuers are hoping they will find seven northern california men. meantime, we have new video of the search and new words from the men's families. amy hollyfield is live on coastguard island in alameda. >> reporter: the coastguard has covered 1400 miles in the search. one relative of a family member says she was told the search would be called off at 2:00 a.m. this friday family is hopeful they will be found. he loved the trip. he spent a year packing for it. he organized the trip. his family says they are holding on to the possibility that he is on shore or he is floating and waiting for help. coastguard says it's a tough job out there. they are 500 feet up in the air and they are looking for someone's head. they say it's tough to spot, but they say there is a chance they will find survivors. don lee called his wife just before he climbed on boar
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Aug 6, 2011 5:00am PDT
. >> i got it from china. >> they are flooding america's borders. secretly shifts in everything from playing cards. >> right behind the playing cards you find the phony ids. >> and to what else, in side a game of chinese checkers. frequently underestimated as a right of passage, underage drinking takes lives. lydia and michael lost their son, alex, to a driver drinking with a fake id in berkeley, california. >> it's the most brutal word that a parent can hear. >> more access to false i.d.s ultimately means more death on the road. >> the sheriff, working with customs in chicago, has confiscated more than 1700 in the past six months. >> they have water marks and holograms, they have it all. >> parents have to wake up. >> the website selling them originates in china, calling them novelty items. but the under 21 crowd knows exactly what they are for. the new rage because side by side impossible to tell the real from the fake. this philadelphia student, whose identity we freed to disguise. >> they just mail you a toy from china and once you break it apart there's ids in there. >> gym alil
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Dec 21, 2011 5:00am PST
. >>> questions about the supply of apple ipads after an explosion at a factory in china that produces them. the blast happened over the weekend at a factory in shanghai own 61 people were injured -- forbes magazine says this could produce shortages of ipad 2. the chinese government and apple are trying to determine the cause of that blast. >>> southern california fedex deliveryman is probably sorry the internet ever caught on. why? a camera shows him hurling a package containing a computer monitor over a fence. handle with care. the homeowner uploaded the video to youtube where it has gone viral. >> it was on time. >> fedex is letting its internal wheels of justice decide the fate. the monitor was in fact shattered. he said he was home and all the fed direction -- all the fedex guy had to do was ring the bell. >>> there's a report out this morning that people are more likely to lie via text compared to face-to-face communications. researchers say texting lends to lying because those receiving the message can't notice visual cues. all of those associates with lying. that report is coming ou
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Sep 6, 2010 5:00am PDT
security guards at the academy of scientists according to friends. nick planned to leave for china and the philippines with his family this weekend. >> i was dropping off my son, and he was with someone and he left the group just to hug me. that -- i'll never forget that the. >> autopsies and toxicology tests are planned for tuesday. the injured family includes a mother, father and daughter believed to be about 13 years old. they were taken to san francisco general hospital with serious injuries. it's unclear how many of the victims were wearing their seat belts. in the news room, john allston, abc 7 news. >> bay area police agencies are making more dui arrests this holiday weekend than they did a year ago. 167 bay area dui arrests from friday night through last night. statewide police have arrested 990 people since the labor day holiday weekend began. that's also higher than the 923 arrests made during the same period of last year. a maximum enforcement effort continues until late tomorrow night. >> police in pacifica are investigating a home invasion robbery. investigators say re
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May 5, 2011 6:00am PDT
in the pentagon that are very concerned that pieces of the helicopter may be on their way to china. we know china is trying to make stealth aircraft. >> the remaining large pieces of the secret u.s. helicopter were hidden under a tarp and taken to unknown destination by officials. president obama said they won't be released calling them too gruesome and fearing they could cause backlash. most of bin laden's bodyguards were not armed but many weapons were found inside that compound including in bin laden's bedroom. we learned that his 13-year-old daughter witnessed her father being killed. >> live in the newsroom, janelle wang, "abc 7 news." >>> in japan, workers have entered the reactor building of union at the damaged fukushima daiichi nuclear power plant for the first time since right after the march earthquake. tokyo electric power company says they are installing ventilation machines in hopes they will be a southbound radiation from the air. they had to lower the radiation levels inside the reactor before it can proceed to install cooling systems. >> sony says another 25 millio
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Feb 14, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> the man destined to become the next leader of china is set to meet with president obama this morning. he landed at andrews air force base yesterday and his meeting will include talks about this country's trade deficit with china and the military build-up in china. tomorrow he will visit iowa after iowa, he heads to los angeles where he will be greeted by governor brown and the mayor and meet with business leaders. >>> newt gingrich is in california forever a three day fundraising tour his first stop yesterday a tea party rally in pasadena. he addressed a hispanic leadership event near los angeles. he's scheduled to attend a private fundraiser in toto night. he will be in the bay area -- february 25th to headline the state republican party's spring convention in burlingame. >>> 6:346. apple and google among the -- 6:46. apple and google -- >>> new rumors about when the ipad 3 will hit stores. >>> one of traders tell me apple shares up $with 100 in the last month. very interesting -- are up $100 in the last month. this may not be the end investor saying he thinks apple has furt
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May 6, 2011 6:00am PDT
board. the dow is up 145 points. >> also ahead, the mayor of oakland heads to china hoping to bring back business opportunities for the city. >> can a business own the word mommy? a santa clara winery wages a legal battle. >> i'm janelle wang, al-qaeda has released its first official statement confirming the death of osama bin laden. we'll tell you what it says and the threat it makes against americans coming up next. can i eat heart healthy without giving up taste? a man can only try... and try...and try. [ male announcer ] honey nut cheerios tastes great and cahelp lower cholesterol. bee happy. bee healy. ♪ to cinnamon. td introducg cinnamon burst cheerios. 20% day value of fiber bursting with the delicious taste of cinnamon. new cinnamon burst cheerios. prepare your taste buds. never in my lifetime did i think i could walk 60 miles in 3 days. 60 miles in 3 days-- i can do that. 60 miles compared to what a cancer patient goes through is a walk in the park. from the moment i registered, people started immediately supporting me. we had an outpouring of-- of support. i wanted to do
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Sep 5, 2011 6:00am PDT
potted. >> and deal for a dictator, when china recently tried to make with moammar khadafy in direct violation of united nations sanctions. >> much anticipated court hearing that started a near riot hearing that started a near riot this morning.cucucucucucucucucuu when your eyes are smiling... hearing that started a near riot this morning.cucucucucucucucucuu you're smiling. and when they're laughing... you're laughing. be kind to your eyes... with transitions lenses. transitions adapt to changing light so you see your whole day comfortably... and conveniently while protecting your eyes from the sun. ask your eyecare professional which transitions lenses are right for you. >> dan: morning, 6:14 a live picture from the golden gate bridge san francisco side of the bridge. only traffic problem we can find for you at this hour which is, you see the semi truck right there that looks damaged. apparently hit a crash. a problem as it was trying to get through the tunnel that the muni bus is going under. that the tunnel connecting two parking lots and apparently that truck did not make it. so
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May 6, 2011 5:00am PDT
concerns over cuts to education into action. >> and oakland mayor heads to china today. business opportunities for the city she is hoping to bring cñcñ >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> good morning, 5:22. >> oakland mayor jean quan heads to china in hopes of boosting business connections. it will a week long mission to bring more exports to the port and to increase tax revenues. last year they did $14 billion worth of business city leaders say they, eastbound panned that. they want to develop direct air service between oakland and china to increase jobs in the travel industry. >>> there is new online tool to help parents to help get the numbers on how state budget cuts may affect their child's school. its click away and education reporter lyanne melendez shows us how it works and what you'll find. >> new online tools that map funding of california schools. just click on your school district and the information pops up. it shows how much districts will lose if the tax extensions proposed by the governor do not pass. >> for every school district that
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Mar 7, 2012 6:00am PST
china. there is speculation this is the new ipad 3. it shows a thicker ipad with rounded edges. tech experts are predicting that this new one will have hd. it could be called the ipad hd. it will come with siri. and it will have a sharper screen. if you currently have an ipad, it is expected to have a good resale value. consider that if you are going to get a new one. we did speak with people who have other plans. >> i would probably give it to my wife [ unintelligible ] >> to retain value of over 70% for an electronic item is absolutely unbelievable. >> reporter: we don't know yet how much the new one will cost. if history is any guide it will likely go on sale next week. another thing is whether apple will unveil a new tv set. there are rumors apple is going to start making tv's the invitation to today's event said: "we have something you really have to see." which has everyone wondering. 10:00 this morning is when the big announcement is scheduled. we will be covering it, stay with us online, facebook, website, twitter and catch our midday newscast at 11, we'll be covering t
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Feb 17, 2012 5:00am PST
coming up. >>> surprising way china's growing pollution is affecting weather in the see rather. c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c
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Dec 20, 2010 5:00am PST
mark zuckerberg is in china this morning. for itchy dry skin. try cortizone 10 intensive healing. the strongest itch relief medicine now has three vitamins and seven moisturizers. feel the heal. >>> welcome back. it is 5:48. check out your california forecast. is there any part of the state that's not wet? today? or seeing snow? rain everywhere. temperatures upper 40s big sur and chico. upper 50s to low 60s l.a. and san diego and palm springs at 65. let's head up to the sierra where we have a winter storm warning in effect until 4:00. 2 to 4 inches of new snow at lake level. alpine county a whole foot. megan is checking on the latest chain control. i'll have your complete forecast. >> thanks, mike. it's 5:48. in southern california people are bracing for the worst even though the rains have let up today. more is to come in the days ahead. in the south land foot hills, the latest dousing has residents on high alert for the possibility of mudslides. residents there are being urged to get ready and take steps to protect their property. >> predictions are coming in for doom and gloom. we'
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Oct 21, 2010 5:00am PDT
jobs to china and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now. i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and hoping for different results. i've built businesses. i've built a business. met the payroll. met a payroll. i enter this office beholden to no one except you. i will owe my office to no one but you. i don't owe anyone anything. i don't owe anyone anything. it's all about leadership. this is all about leadership. jobs, jobs, jobs. jobs, jobs, jobs. we do not have a revenue problem. we do not have a revenue problem. we have a spending problem. we have a spending problem. rebuiling california. build a new california rebuild california. let's build a new california. we need to run the state as a business. running this thing a little bit more like a business. what
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Jun 3, 2011 5:00am PDT
china is hacking into google's e-mail system. the mountain view base company says personal g-mail account of several hundred people have been exposed, including senior government officials, military personnel and political activists. google traced the origin of the attack to home city of military vocational school in china, where the computers were linked to another attack on google systems 17 months ago. >> google informed the state department of the situation yesterday. inned a vance of this public announcement. the allegations are very serious. we take them seriously. we're looking into them. >> china denied it supports hacking. the f.b.i. cyber division and san francisco field office are investigating. >>> hackers hit the sony network system again for the second time since april. hackers broke in a sony data base. this time it's the one used by sonypictures.com. hackers got access about unencrypted passwords and personal information for 1 million customers. in april, they got in the playstation network and the information of 77 million users was breached. >>> two more bay area
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Nov 19, 2010 6:00am PST
after china moved to curb inflation after days of speculation. the chinese government told banks they must hold more reserves. inflation in china shot up to a more than two-year high last month. live to the new york stock exchange coming up in about 15 minutes. >> right now san francisco police are trying to determine what caused an early morning crash that killed two people and injured three others. it happened around 1 a.m.. a car that witnesses say was traveling at high speeds on ocean avenue slammed into a light pole. two of the people inside the vehicle were thrown from the car. one died at the scene, another at the hospital. a truck driver who witnessed the crash says it did not appear the car was involved in any type of racing, but police say they just don't know if alcohol was a factor. >> the san francisco police department is shaken with word of a new internal investigation underway. abc 7's terry mcsweeney is live at the hall of justice. terry, what does this involve? >> the two words that can dememorialize a department, bad cops, according to chief gascon, they are looking
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Oct 27, 2010 5:00am PDT
all that. fiorina laid off 30,000 people and she shipped our jobs to china and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now. i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. as an unhappy choice between a longtime politician with no plan for the future and a billionaire with no government experience. well, let me tell you my story. my husband and i came here as newlyweds. we raised our family here and the california dream came true for me in ways i could never have imagined. now i'm running for governor to restore the california dream for everyone. i'm not a career politician or a hollywood star. i'm from silicon valley, where i created thousands of jobs at ebay. as governor, i'll do something that's been missing from california politics for far too long. i'll treat you like grownups, tell it to you straight, and offer a practical plan forward. these are scary times and i know that cleaning up sacramento won't
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Oct 6, 2011 5:00am PDT
routes to china through the arctic. they say they can save millions as well as an roid emissions -- >>> tiger woods tees off in the opening round in southern santa clara county. tiger was once the dominant player of his generation he has gone from number one to a guy struggling to find his stroke in the midst of a personal crisis. when he visited the day area in '09 he was on the sidelines with his wife and kids what followed was divorce and turmoil he missed the cut at the pga championship in august but is now ready to put more than a month of intense park to the at the time. >> -- to the test. >> my comfort is coming back. to hit shots and play 36 holes a day that is something i hadn't done, because i hadn't had the time. >> tigerties off at 12:10 tomorrow. it will be an -- 7:40 a.m. start. >>> what happens to apple now? next, a trib -- tributes continue, some are wondering what is next for the company steve jobs may legendary. we'll have a live report. >> reporter: i'm live in san jose search continues for the man who opened fire at a cupertino cement plant yesterday, killing
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Jul 28, 2010 5:00am PDT
bridge were made in china. they arrived by barge two and a half weeks ago. first section should be finished in about two weeks. the entire tower is expected to be completed by early 2013. traffic for the nearly 300,000 commuters that travel daily will not be affect but certainly from today on forward, they will be seeing quite a different view emerge. that will be the spectacular new part of the bay area's landmark. 2013 is projected opening. >>> the after a marathon meeting. richmond's city council decided it will allow three pot clubs to operate and put it on the ballot of how much to tax. dozens spoke during last night's city council meeting. none of the current dispensaries will be grandfathered in under the new law. >> as far as i'm concerned, all these existing operators are nothing but illegal drug dealers until they become analyzed. >> there is many over-the-counter medications. >> they are going to find out whether they pay 5% regardless of whether it's medal and that stacks would be paid on top of state sales tax. >> they have given a final approval of licensing large sca
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Feb 21, 2011 5:00am PST
china. the first since the 2008 death of its beloved giant panda ling ling. the male and female were shipped from china on a special flight. tokyo is renting the pandas for $950,000 a year. it will help pay for a pan day sanctuary and a joint breeding project with japan. the new pandas expect to make share public debut in late march. sad kristen was here to see that. >> she loves pandas. >> you want to be warm outside, that panda fur would come in handy. >> take a look outside, show you what is going on as we look at the golden gate bridge from sutro tower this morning. you see there's no fog here and some of the fog that was developing in the north bay valleys wiped out by the clouds that are trying to bring that light wintry mix i just showed you in the earlier weather hit. so far no reports about reaching the ground but it is up north. it's mainly going to stay to the north and then pull out into the ocean and not even make it over to tahoe where it looks like it will not be snowing today. low 40s around fremont, oakland, san francisco. everybody else the mid to upper 30s. if you'
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Mar 16, 2012 6:00am PDT
controversy connected to a string of suicides at one of apple's biggest contractors in china last year. they've bumped up factory workers pay and taken other measures we are expecting some demonstrators here later in the morning to continue calls, putting more pressure to raise wages for those chinese factory workers. we peck them later this morning. -- we expect them later this morning. i'm sergio quintana, abc7 news. >> i want to go out there. >> his hair, those umbrellas say it all. >> definitely wet outside. patience needed once again. you can see we have the rain in san francisco as we look southeast from our roof cam. that's the embarcadero see you in the background the bay bridge. here's a look at live doppler, first wave the appetizers as i like to say, coming through now before the main dish late this afternoon and evening. you can see some of the radar returns falling apart this time of the morning, that doesn't mean much, still going to be drizzle out of these clouds. be prepared for wet every possibly east and south bay valleys moving through the heart of san francisco
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Aug 18, 2011 5:00am PDT
is in china, the first visit as vice president. he met with his counterpart this beijing, following a formal welcome ceremony. they took part in talks at the great hall of the people. biden says the overwhelming reason he went to china to discuss the jobs and growth. and u.s. efforts to trim deficit spending. sources say the two also discussed human rights issues, taiwan, and cooperation on pakistan, iran, north korea and other international challenges. >>> 5:15. taking a look outside. we can see it's dark. in the darkness, there is mist, drizzle, something like that. >> all right, george carlin. followed by light. followed by dark. take a look outside to show the darkness that's now starting to turn over to light. we can see some of the clouds down there. astute observations by eric thomas. he is here all week, ladies and gentlemen. that would be tomorrow. [ laughter ] the clouds are going to cause flight arrival delays at s.f.o. but they have not announced them yet. we'll keep an eye on that for you. beautiful sunrise if you are above 2,000 feet around the bay. heading inland, one s
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Nov 22, 2010 5:00am PST
fears it could create another explosion. >> in china, rescuers have managed to pull 29 miners to safety. all the miners were trapped after the mine they were working in suddenly flooded. china's mines are deadliest in the world. more than 2600 miners were killed in the country last year alone. >>> former first lady barbara bush doesn't appear to think much of sarah palin's white house aspirations. she thought of her and she was beautiful but the former alaska governor to stick to her home state. >> she is very happy in alaska. i hope she stays there. >> palin releases a new book tomorrow and in an interview, she said she could beat president obama if she decided to run for president in 2012. >> time is 5:25. next at 5:30, big step oakland is taking to create industrial pot farms. >> i'm terry mcsweeney live at san francisco international airport with new developments in the story of those allegedly intrusive pat-downs and the head of tsa just change the policy? we'll hear what he said. >> up next, co-workers may be suffering from snow fever today. >> and check out temperatures, a
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Apr 15, 2011 5:00am PDT
. >> students from san jose have gotten an update from students that are now in china. they got a skype video call from china today. they are wrapping up their week long trip. they are ambassadors to the diversity of the u.s. and bay area. >> i'm very happy. it makes me happy. >> money for the trip was provided by the rotary club of san jose and number of businesses. a small delegation from the chinese school will visit san jose in two weeks. >> shocking news, abc has two long running soap operas, all my children and one life to live will go off in january. it was part of a larger strategic positioning of day time programming to meet the appetite of day time viewers. cancelled soaps will be replaced by food and lifestyle programs. there is a link at abc7news.com that you can offer feedback. >> humpback whales are well known for their songs but researchers say they learn new songs every year. >>> according to the research published in current biology that is whale version of the king of pop. he likely resides off the eastern coast of australia. they spread eastward around the south pacif
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Sep 9, 2010 5:00am PDT
. >> govern schwarzenegger leaves on a trade mission to china. including executives from marvel technology from santa clara. the governor toured the semiconductor company yesterday. he says california increased exports by $25 billion in 2003 but more needs to be done. >> we must keep pushing forward. we never should just sit back and enjoy and rest on our laurels. no, we should always keep pushing because there's much more out there, many more markers it is many more opportunities we can seize. >> the governor will make a pitch for the bay area to host a world expo in 2020. the event formerly known as the world's fair is in shanghai. it takes place every five years. >> google thinks it can read your mind. google instant, the new feature trying to predict what you want to search by filling in the rest of the word before you're even done typing. it can save you up to 5 seconds a search. >> i'm embarrassed to admit a phrase i was toying with, want to make google the third half of your brain. in a conversation the other day. but i am also astounded by the rate of innovation and user interfaces
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Dec 14, 2011 5:00am PST
. >>> sometimes real is too real. next, the robot that has visitors to high-tech expo in china doing a double take. >>> annoying problem that lead to lots of a-list parties for one ordinary guy and his girlfriend. [ female announcer ] help i need a holiday party idea. mmm... pillsbury crescent wrapped brie just unroll, wrap the brie and bake. it's so easy. now this might even impress aunt martha. pillsbury crescent wrapped brie. holiday ideas made easy. in 15 minutes, [ female announcer ] you call that bread? you can serve some warmth with your bread. and some flavor with your bread. and some layers with your bread. if you're serving bread honey, then serve it. grands! dinner ideas made easy. after allegra-d, i can breathe. [ male announcer ] a fast, non-drowsy antihistamine plus a powerful decongestant. [ woman ] after allegra-d, i have it all. >>> good morning. live look outside this is the embarcadero area san francisco looking downtown it is fairly clear some possible black ice freezing fog possible mike is checking out temperatures. rain by this time tomorrow we'll be talking ab
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Sep 3, 2010 5:00am PDT
. eric. >> megan, thank you very much. 5:18. still ahead, the latest traffic jam in china that will make your morning commute seem downride speedy. amid the handshakes, the middle east peace talks face a rocky road. a >>> 5:22 this friday morning, kicking off labor day weekend. live picture from the east bay. emeryville, interstate 80, the distance is the maze. a spare the air day. so going to work, please take mass transit. meagan's going to tell us what the traffic looks like this morning. mike will have the forecast for your labor day weekend. right now this news for you. a state appeals court has refused to order the governor and the attorney general to stand up for proposition 8. that's the ban on same sex marriage. backers had hoped to force the state to defend the measure because they may lack the legal standings to do so themselves. a federal judge has struck down the voter-approved law. both governor schwarzenegger and attorney general jerry brown have refused to depend prop 8 in court. israeli and palestinian negotiators meet today to try to begin hammering out a framework for
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Feb 13, 2012 6:00am PST
china the once-over by the fair labor association. starting today a team of labor rights period of times are in china doing voluntary audits at suppliers to apple all this according to apple which says the inspect s are happening at its request. work conditions making -- making apple pars in particular have come under scrutiny after a series of suicide there is. -- i'm jane king, bloomberg news. >>> we are following breaks news out of hayward. police investigating discovery of a man's body on a sidewalk near 7th and c streets. investigators are not releasing details. they've blocked off several streets in that area. near 7th and c streets. we have a crew on the way we'll bring more during "good morning america". >>> mike you are were telling us about the -- rainfall totals how did they look? press sieve in some areas not so much in others you have to go to the north bay to see maybe a quarter to a third of an inch. we are going to get pelted with light showers that are moving quickly. 6:50 this morning, a little sunshine we talked about is starting to develop in between the showers
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Jan 13, 2011 6:00am PST
now say china not the u.s. is the world's top economic power. that's according to a poll from the washington-based center. the rising influence of china's economy has expanded 90 fold in the last 30 years. here on wall street this morning, the unemployment picture taking center stage weekly jobless claims rising more than expected. we're watching merck shares. they're down more than 6% here after an anti-clotting drug was inappropriate for patients who had a stroke. merck under some pressure because of that as well. here's how we are shaping up so far this morning. seeing modest losses, the dow, s & p and nasdaq all trading slightly to the down side and the silicon valley trading a little lower as well. shares of santa clara based intel, they are down this morning. ahead of the quarterly results it will put out this afternoon. williams sonoma doing post-holiday celebrating. reporting a 10% jump in holiday sales boosting its earnings forecast as a result this year. you may be able to do some of your banking at k-mart. it's testing in chicago, l.a. and puerto rico. they may expand t
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Nov 1, 2010 6:00am PDT
just rang on wall street. >> manufacturing activity on the u.s. and expansion in china but commerce department has bad news. they say consumer spend was weak. we'll have a live report from the new york stock exchange coming up in 15 minutes. >> right now, three people are hospitalized this morning after being shot in san francisco last night. one of the victims is a three-year-old girl. terry mcsweeney is live in the newsroom with the very latest on this. >> this is where all three victims are right now. one of them as you mentioned three-year-old girl who has life-threatening injuries after being shot a number of times. take a look at video, 25th street and connecticut. police say the gunfire broke out about 10:00 and investigators are looking into this as a part of drive-by. one victim a 20-year-old man shot a number of times, those injuries are also described as life-threatening. another victim, a 54-year-old man, he is expected to recover. one of the victims drove himself out here to the general hospital. police quickly surrounded the car with crime scene tape. the gang task for
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Nov 1, 2011 5:00am PDT
refrigerated containers exploded in china and brazil since thursday. hundreds of longshoremen have refused to load ships until those badly serviced in vietnam are taken out of service. >>> new company in charge of ambulance service in alameda county. paramedics short on staff firefighters are staffing 10 ambulances this morning. the county is rolling out new technology that will let it track ambulances to determine which ones can respond faster to an emergency. the ambulances will carry new lifesaving equipment. >>> electro cardiac monitoring hartmon as well as cardio pulmonary resuscitation devices will allow us to standardize critical function and increase potential for saving those in cardiac arrest. >> more than 90% of paramedics plus employees were hired from the previous company. >>> oakland5b mayor quan:5Ñ is responding to the recall effort against her. in a statement quan says the last thing we need is a divisive and expensive recall election. she outlined her achievements saying her administration balanced the city's budget and hired additional police officers. last mont
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Jul 11, 2011 6:00am PDT
bay area has people celebrateding in china this morning. and searching for a solution, how the all electing nissan leaf could be a lot more than just your can i eat heart healthy without giving up taste? a man can only try... and try...and try. i heard eating wle grain oats can help lower my cholesterol. it's gonna be tough...so tough. my wife and i want to lowe our cholesterol, but finding healthy food that tastes good is torturous. your father is suffering. [ male announc ] honey nut cheerios tastes great and can help lower cholesterol. >>> good morning, it's 6:13 on a monday morning, wake up time to go to work. it's a great picture to wake up to. a foggy, drizzly and damp out there. breezy as well but we are going to warm up later this week. >>> nissan is looking at a new way to recharge its leaf cars. they are testing a system that would use solar power to recharge vehicles. one day the batteries could be used to store electricity that could be used to power other devices. electricity storage is hot topic. researchers say the technology could be in use in a few years. >>> celeb
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Nov 16, 2011 6:00am PST
years. the move is widely viewed as a response to china's growing aggressiveness. china has responded by saying an expanded military footprint in australia may not be appropriate. >>> new report could further damage the obama administration relating to its handling of the solyndra loan and bankruptcy. administration officials urged the fremont solar panel maker to delay announcing planned lay-offs until after last year's midterm elections itch the memo was released by republicans. tomorrow morning energy secretary will have to answer questions before the congressional investigative committee. solyndra received a half billion dollar federal loan guarantee in 2009. the company sent an e-mail to the energy department last year saying it needed emergency money to avoid shutting down. solyndra filed for bankruptcy in past september laying off 1,000 employees. >>> in oakland, voters rejected all three ballot measures in a special election. the main issue was measure i parcel tax, temporary that would have cost homeowners $80 a year. 62% voted against it. the revenue was intended to be used
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Jun 28, 2011 6:00am PDT
by china, philippines and other nations for the oil and gas deposits. but lately, china has been making assertive moves in the region. manilla says chinese warship made nine incursions in the philippine territory since late february. they hope it will serve as a deterrent. back in this country, former illinois governor rod blagojevich faces up to 15 years in prison after a jury convicted him on 17 of 20 corruption charges. >> i frankly am stunned. there is not much left to say other than we want to get home to our little girls. then try to sort things out. >> this was the second time blagojevich was tried on the charges. the first trial ended with the jury deadlocked on all but one count. lying to the f.b.i. yesterday, the jury convicted blagojevich on a wide range of corruption charges including trying to sell barack obama's vacated senate seat. >> you can tell the 2012 presidential race is heating up because it'sed youed in iowa today. newly announced candidate michele bachmann and speculative candidate sarah palin are both there, along with president obama. abc's john hendren
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Dec 27, 2010 6:00am PST
. futures fell overnight. there's the bell. as i was saying, futures fell overnight on news that china raised the key interest rate over the weekend to combat rising inflation. the second time in three months china has taken steps to slow down its economic expansion. early trading live from the new york stock exchange, that is if they got through the snow to get there in about 15 minutes. the san francisco 49ers will hold a news conference at noon today at santa clara to discuss the firing of head coach mike singletary. the announcement came last night just hours after the team's 25-17 loss to the st. louis rams. that loss ends any chance san francisco had at making the playoffs. the team's owner says its first order of business is to hire a g. m. who will help select the next coach. before he had been told he was fired, singletary took the blame for a lackluster season. >> a personal failure. i'm the head coach of this team and obviously i wanted us to do better felt that we could do better. but there are some obvious question marks that you know i had hoped would be answered as the s
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Oct 8, 2010 5:00am PDT
near gaffette lane sent 44,000 gallons of raw sewage into residential streets and homes. >> china says the nobel prize committee has violated its principles by naming a "criminal" at this year's peace prize winner. the prize goes to imprisoned chinese dissident for his long and non-violent struggle for human rights improvements in china. he co-authored a bill in 2008. it calls for a greater freedom to an end for the dominance. he was convicted and sentenced to 11 years in prison. >> the final jobs report before the midterm elections was he will leased just a short time ago. the nation's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 9.6%. the private sector added 64,000 jobs. >> that was offset by a loss of 159,000 government jobs, many of them involving the census department. shed 95,000 jobs due to those widespread government layoffs. >> let's take a look at our weather forecast this friday and they can in with mike nicco. >> it is friday. we made it to the weekend and that warmer weather still in the forecast. let's take a look at the 24 hour temperature change for today. oakland i th
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Mar 26, 2011 5:00am PDT
china and south korea, japan is the third largest exporter of containerized goods to the united states. things like cars and auto parts and electronics. these are the people that move those goods from the port of oakland. >> i've seen a lot of auto parts, mainly parts and machinery ago cultur machinery ago cultural. >> shortages have slowed down production and there's the damaged roads and bridges that make getting goods from points a to b difficult. truck drivers at the port of oakland know they'll start feeling the impact in a few weeks. >> right now, january, february and march, it's like that. it's low. it's going to be more low than a lot of years because of the tsunami. that's all. we have to wait for that. >> some major companies in silicone valley like apple are already being affected. james lincoln is with the hoss school of business. >> all apple does is design and most of the assembly is done in china but many of those components that the chinese are putting together are japanese components. >> still, he doesn't think the impact will be long lasting. meanwhile, toyota acknow
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Jan 22, 2011 5:00am PST
. exports to china will increase $45 billion. both are the result of this week's economic meetings with china's leader in washington this week. president obama is using his weekly address to highlight steps being taken to make america more competitive. >> now, these may just sound like statistics but yesterday i saw what that means firsthand and i traveled to a g.e. plant in schenectady, new york. this plan is manufacturing steam turbinings for a big project in dwind for a deal announced around that trip. >> the president is up against polls that show more than half the nation disapproves of his policy of high unemployment. this morning gabrielle giffords is under intensive care at texas medical center following her 1,000 mile trip from tucson yesterday. her new team of doctors say they immediately begin therapy from the bullet to her brain from the assassination attempt two weeks ago. >> as the ambulance carrying congresswoman gabrielle giffords, her husband, mother and doctors left the tucson hospital, the people she represents lined the streets to pay tribute. her doctors say she not
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Nov 12, 2010 5:00am PST
student. the 20-year-old known as steve was born in peru after his parents fled china for political reasons. the family came to the u.s. eight years ago on visitors visa that long ago expired. his attorney says he's scheduled to be deported monday to peru, his birth country where he has no friends or family. his friends want senator barbara boxer to intervene. >> if we've got young people like this who really want to do well, sort of in all counts isn't that what we're trying to do here, to educate people to get them to contribute to society. and i think those are the types of people we should be trying to keep, not trying to kick out. >> lee was arrested in september and is being held at an immigration center in arizona. >> mayor may delay taking office so supervisors can take part in appointing his successor. some members of the current board want to vote on an acting mayor possibly next week. newsom says he's not stepping down until january. he may delay his scheduled swearing in as lieutenant governor on january 4th until the new board of supervisors is sworn in on january 8th.
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Oct 28, 2010 5:00am PDT
changed all that. fiorina laid off 30,000 people and she shipped our jobs to china and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now. i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. so, we book a flight to hawaii using our points from chase sapphire. last minute... on christmas. and sitting next to us, chevy chase. and we really hit it off. we play golf, and then the luau. he's like da vinci with ice. and after, we help hang christmas decorations. wait, wait, wait. you flew last minute... on christmas... with points from chase sapphire? yeah. amazing. believe it. with points from chase sapphire, you can book airline tickets with no blackout dates or restrictions. >>> it's 5:23. a former first lady joining the battle against bullying. all bullying is terrible but especially when gays are the target. the former first lady mentioned a series of suicides by gay teens and adults have to be the ones to do something
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Jul 21, 2011 6:00am PDT
should be very flat nerd china. an american stumbled upon what she thought was an apple store. the looks like it an ipad ad wearing the trademark blue t-shirts but people realized its a knockoff store. as to whether the fake store sells real apple products, one report says this morning, they said they are not authorized apple store but all the things in the store are genuine apple products. >> still ahead at 6:30, is it a change of heart? ed lee may be changing his mind about running for mayor. >> and obstacle that mate i had tough for firefighters to put out a blaze. >> nose gear, touchdown. >> a perfect ending a look at this morning's historic final landing for the space shuttle and what comes next for nasa. >> san francisco police chief promises he is not giving up after being shouted out of a townhall meeting last night. i'm amy hollyfield and i'll show you all the chaos after the break. >> weather wise we have airport delays but they are not caused by weather. philadelphia flight arrival delays. can i eat heart healthy without giving up taste? a man can only try... and try...a
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Dec 20, 2011 6:00am PST
south and mid 60s. >>> now the latest on the death of north korea's leader. china extending an invitation for his son kim jong un to visit putting its seal of approval on a younger kim succession to power. his father's body is lying in state in the same palace where his grandfather's body has been on display since 1994. as the country begins 11 days of mourning north korea says it will accept no foreign delegations attempting to extend condolences entertainment will be forbidden during the mourning peer. a former u.s. ambassador says the world hasn't soon a transition of power like this one. >> kim jong il spent less than a year in grooming his son kim jong un for the succession in addition to the fact we don't know much about kim jong un, i don't think the north korean people know much about him either. >>> he says we have to go back to the middle ages to find a similar transition of power. >>> chaos on capitol hill continues this morning with house republicans expected to reject an extension of the payroll tax cut. that means millions of americans could feel a pinch in their
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Jul 30, 2011 5:00am PDT
from china, like rice and spies, to go up. >> it has wide-ranging effects throughout the economy. it's very scary. >> not raising the debt limit ceiling could be devastating for the state's 1.2 million unto employed. their unemployment checks may stop because federal dollars make up most of the funding. >> i might end up in a soup line like they did in the depression days. i don't know. i just know it's going to be bad. >> if you are wondering how to protect your investment, karen osbourne suggests diverse guying. investing in currencies from other countries and in stocks in companies based overseas. in san jose, lisa amin guleziana, abc7 news. >> one final note on the debt ceiling showdown, it caused a flurry of activity on twitter. houses of followers dropped president obama's account yesterday after he urged them to tweet their representatives. you can see the drop in this graphic from the term "simply measured." over a four hour period the president lost nearly 37,000 followers. most said all the tweets were causing too much noise. >> there is other story this morning. oaklan
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Feb 16, 2011 6:00am PST
in australia to the droughts in china and in the heat waves in russia as actually that paired with higher demand for food, prices at dangerous level. wheat up 67%, corn prices up 60% so cereal will cost more, so will meat because that's what the animals feed on. cotton on the rise so jeans could raise $40. gas prices have reach their highest ever february levels. >> we've had extremely strange weather patterns the world over where many crops have been destroyed and a hit to the supply of food available. >> economists anticipate a 6% rise in food costs this year. that's approximately $328 more per family than last year and relief could be months away. as for clothes, one market research groups says if you want to save money on that buy now. retailers could raise prices 10%. >> an unfortunate chapter for boarders bookstore. >> jane king with the "moneyscope" report. good morning, jane. >> we saw this one coming and the reports this was going to happen this week and this morning boarders officially filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy. the 40-year-old book chain just not able to compete wi
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Jan 30, 2011 5:00am PST
mercury news reports fremont san leandro company is struggles with low-cost competition with china. raised a billion in venture capitals plus loan guarantees from the department of energy but massive chinese solar factories have sharply driven down the price of solar panels getting more than 50% of worldwide production orders. sonoma county is the next bay area region to consider following san francisco's lead in banning plastic bags used by retailers. the plastic bags wind up in landfills or clutter the environment. only about 5% of california's 19 billion plastic bags tossed out every year get recycled. wednesday sonoma county supervisor mike mcguire will moderate a discussion at san jose city hall. presentations will be made by plastic bag pros, the grocery industry and plastic bag makers. this is interesting. a new beverage out of santa cruz county called can-a-cola. a cab nated drink with an infusion of medical marijuana. karina rusk comments on the growing number of edibles out there and why there's controversy. >> marijuana edibles go beyond the additional brownies and inclu
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Aug 1, 2010 5:00am PDT
tell us when the fog is going to be leaving in a couple minutes. >> people in north eastern china continue to clean up after some of the worst flooding in ten years. one man sifted through mud inside his home trying to find family treasures. it killed about thousand people. one town wound up under several feet of water. some people say they had no warning of that tragedy. >> drink is on us now, frances dinglasan and we're looking at the golden gate bridge. >> did you have your wipe others this morning? >> i did. >> i did, too. you might find that along the coast but the fog will clear out. >> it's summer. >> go outside and live camera shot, looking out towards the bay bridge, we have a different angle and there are low clouds so gray skies to start off sunday morning and more sunshine this afternoon. now, i have to correct the start time for the giants game today, it was changed to 5:05. so with that in mind. it will be partly cloudy and cool. temperatures will be around 61 degrees but then it will cool down to 56 and definitely take your coat if you are heading to the game. if yo
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Mar 21, 2012 6:00am PDT
, the united states launches a trade war over cheap solar panels from china. we'll show you some of the latest innovations. >>> new way for advertisers to get to you on twitter. úúúúúúúúúú >>> the u.s. government is imposing new tariffs on chinese solar panel makers after learning many of the companies were receiving illegal government subsidies commerce department charging duties as high as 4.7%. good news for u.s. solar panel makers facing stiff competition but bad for con somers who may have to pay more. -- consumers who may have to pay more. >> for efficiency reasons we needed to close our plant a plant that continuously manufactured since the late 70s which we modernized to the tune of 40 million dollars. >> solyndra filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy and shutdown. the company blamed increasing competition from international green energy companies. >>> if you tweet from your smartphone advertisers will find you. the so-called promoted tweets from companies you don't follow are now showing up in mobile apps. twitter announced changes that will allow commercial tweets to s
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Jul 21, 2011 5:00am PDT
form of flatter ri but they shut be fladered in china. she stumbled about an apple store. it looks like. realistic ipad ads and wearing the trademark blue t-shirts but the american realized this is a knock off store. apple doesn't have a store there. as to whether the fake store sells real apple products -- let's see -- maybe a case of buy at your own risk. >> do they have the fake warranties, too? >> some people didn't even know they have a real store. they thought they were apple employees. >> it's kind of a giveaway. >> everybody will get the same weather but more clouds and probably cooler weather today. you can see the clouds are more prevalent this morning as we look from mount tamalpais this morning down on to the bay. let's talk about the temperatures. let's just jump right into the forecast and show you how it's still in the low to mid-50s, fairfield, antioch and mountain view, rest of us in mountain i had 50s and around the bay, temperatures in the upper 50s. sunny away from the coast this afternoon. cooling begins at the coast where it will be cloudier and some of the br
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Jan 7, 2012 5:00am PST
daughters adopt the from china and india. it labeled huntsman un-american or speaking mandarin. and it shows a caricature of him dressed as the official. >> if someone wants to poke fun of me for speaking chinese, that's okay. what i object to is bringing forward pictures and videos of my adopted daughters and suggesting there is some sinister motive there. >>> the ball campaign said it doesn't know who it behind the ads but called it distasteful. don't forget the candidates will debate in new hampshire tonight and the only place you can see it live, right here an abc7. that starts at 6:00. >>> in his weekly address president obama said recent economic news said the country is headed in the right direction and he promises not to let up in growing the economy this year. he is referring to yesterday's better than expected september jobs report. the nation's jobless rate stands at 8.5%, down two percentage points from november. next wednesday the white house will source a forum on showcasing american jobs. leaders that are bringing jobs back to america. >> we have to keep creating jobs an
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Feb 27, 2012 5:00am PST
left china for new york, los angeles and chicago untight security for delivery march 9th. best buy offering $50 off every ipad 2 on its website. looking for a free meal? . pop serving a short stack -- ihop serving of a short stack -- >>> russia and ukrainian special services have foiled assassination plot against prime minister putin. authorities say suspects were planning to kill putin immediately after the march 4th election in which he was fully expected to win another term arrested after an accidental explosion at a rented apartment in ukraine's black seaport city of odessa. authorities say they were trying to make explosives. >>> in new zealand police arrested actress lucy lawless and five greenpeace activists they spent four days protesting -- aboard an oil drilling ship police removed them from a drilling tower lawless and six activists climbed the tower early friday to try to raise awareness about oil drilling in the arctic and prevent the ship from leaving. the actress is a native new zealander best known for her role in zena warrior princess and more recently in a cable s
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