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KOFY
Aug 18, 2011 11:30am PDT
from selling are leading to reduction in consumer spending. vice president joe biden is in china for talks that will focus largely op u.s. economic woes. biden spent almost an hour talking with his chinese counterpart in beijing. the vice president said the two leaders need to discuss jobs, growth and the direction of both country's economies. the main goal here is for the u.s. to show china that it is still safe to invest in u.s. treasury bonds. >> it's very good i think for the biden party to reassure the chinese that it's still safe for china to pocket huge reserve in the u.s. treasury bonds, that will not be an expensive quantitative easing along the lines. >> biden will also visit part of china that were devastated by massive earthquake in 2008. this was vice president's biden first visit to china since taking that office. >>> still ahead, you can get the temperature with your direction. the new feature that just showed up on google maps. >> but first, the harsh message that president obama is sending syria's president today. >>> president obama is calling on syrian president to
KOFY
Apr 11, 2011 11:30am PDT
china. they are reporting they have signed an agreement with the biggest chinese search engine but it won't be integrated with facebook.com which is blocked in china like many other states. china's government bans pornography and gambling. google you may remember pulled its search engine out last year after complaining of increasing censorship. >> six people will be awarded the goldman environmental prize in san francisco tonight. one includes a hollywood stunt man that is leading the push for environmental justice for the gulf states. it's dubbed the green nobel and given to those that take personal risks to safeguard the environment. it comes with a $150,000 price o prize. >> it means they get a lot of recognition. they get more legitimacy. a lot of them their lives are literally at risk. so it gives them a blanket of protection because the world is now watching what they are doing. >> kristen: the annual award was created in 1989 by richard goldman. >> meteorologist mike nicco is ahead with the forecast. >> a lot of clouds out there. not much falling. we'll show you where the rain
KOFY
Jan 19, 2011 11:30am PST
china will purchase $45 billion in u.s. exports, including 200 boeing airlines. the total package is expected to support nearly a quarter million american jobs. this is a live picture. president ho holding a news conference with president obama next to him. ho is trying to stop critics of the trade imbalance with the u.s. and front and center on the state visit. john hendron has the latest. >> president obama greeted a leader this morning who is both ally and adversary. >> we have an enormous stake in the other's success. >> china and the united states should respect each other's interests. >> a washington post poll find most americans feel china is an economic threat to the u.s. and many wonder whether china is an allie or an enemy. >> the reasons why we are rolling out the red carpet is because we think that we'll be able better to answer such a question as we move forward. >> nobody expects a concrete agreement from this three-day meeting. >> this is not a visit for major new agreements. it's a business to set a relationship right. >> there's a large u.s. debt to china, almost
ABC
Jun 19, 2011 6:00am PDT
off-limits, including the state parks. california will close 70 of them next year, including china camp. as wade freedman reports, this is one close they're comes with humanitarian complications. >> china camp state park is not so much a place where time stands still, as one from which time has marred on. and not always in a good way. >> in the old days out here there should be 30, 40 boats fishing out there and you don't see one. >> nowadays it takes a person from the old days to remember. around china camp that would be frank kwan. >> he's a steward and ambassador and caretaker and a friend. >> and he's also the soul of the place. >> he's the last resident from what used to be a fishing village of 500 people. man who left just once to fight in world war ii. a man from a family who occupied the same shoreline park in the park since 1890 and that's where things get complicated. >> do you feel like moving? >> no. >> but frank kwan may not have a choice because when california drafted its list of state parks to close for budget reasons, china camp was among them. all 1500 acres, incl
KOFY
Aug 16, 2011 11:30am PDT
chinese tourists to san francisco is bring a little bit of china here first. >> they are debuting 13 hilton hotels worldwide. four in the bay area. two in san francisco, financial district and union square. one at the international airport and one at santa clara. >> one yeng. >> the program is aimed at tourists from china and focuses on the visitors' arrival, room and breakfast. at arrival, a staff person will be available who is fluent in mandarin. breakfast important for chinese will feature food visitors are familiar with. and displayed at the roll-out. >> when you welcome the chinese visitors for business and tourism, and you give them a good breakfast because you know at the end of the day they are going to say hey, we also want to visit napa. what is this american steak all about? give me to north beach for some of the pasta you got. but the breakfast will be the traditional thing. >> a woman who brings chinese tourists to the united states says attention to the room, that is to say the authentic chinese tea and slippers is important to the chinese. >> the hotels are different
KOFY
Aug 17, 2010 11:44am PDT
second place overall finish at the girl's math olympiad in china. >> the mathematical science and research institute in berkey sent a total of eight girls to china. >> the team won a told of five gold's, one silver and a bronze medal. ten countries exceed the event that emphasis creati thinking. >> all right. so the questn is if you add the week's high temperatures and divide it by seven, do you still fall below average and by how much? just like that. >> a new formula. >> yes a by 3 to 5 degrees. >> you proved your m
KOFY
Mar 9, 2011 11:30am PST
obama this morning nominated commerce secretary gary lock as ambassador to china. if the senate confirms him lock would be the first chinese american to hold the post. he's the former governor of washington state. expanding exports to china and said he earned the trust of business leaders. lock's grandfather immigrated from china to the u.s. he calls his nomination an honor. >> i'm going back to the birth place of my grandfather, my father, my mom, and her side of the family, and i'll be doing so as a devoted and passionate advocate for america, the country where i was born and raised. >> the job is one of the most important diplomatic jobs in government because of america's complex and sometimes strained ties with asia. john huntsman, the out governor is exploring a possible presidential run against president obama. >> the commander in chief's latest command: stand up against bullying. >> because putting a stop to bullying is a responsibility we all share. >> president and mrs. obama are fighting back against an alarming trend affecting every student in america. >> claims it en
ABC
Mar 27, 2011 6:00am PDT
an exchange trip to china and it's all thanks to donations from civic groups and generosity of an abc7 news viewer. we have the story from san jose. >> i'm super excited. >> it's no longer just a dream for washington elementary china's club. they are busy writing gift books and notes as three students and their principal prepare to fly to china on april 8th. the big hurdle has been raising money for travel donations major donations came from club advisors and from the san jose rotary club. after seeing an earlier story on abc7 a viewer from oakland also wrote a check. >> i don't know who she is, but i want to thank her because she is doing something that is really good for these children. >> the fund is still $1,500.00 short but the airline tickets have been purchased and the three students, erica and the others have their passports. when they arrive in the pearl river delta in china, they will be true ambassadors. we have to be nice and polite and don't make fun of their culture, and if they have something different don't start making rumors about it. >> a small delegation from t
KOFY
Jun 2, 2011 11:30am PDT
. they traced it to china. they were linked to an assault 17 months ago. china says it's not behind the hacking. >> state health officials have issued $650,000 in fines to a dozen hospitals of putting patients' lives in danger. they were not in state compliance with state licensing requirements. they include contra costa regional medical center in martinez, kaiser foundation hospital in san francisco, in santa cruz, dominican hospital and emanuel medical center in stanislaus county. they must provide the state with a plan to correct problem or appeal the fines within ten days. mike nicco is ahead with the forecast. >> it looks like it's going to be sunny today. small chance of showers but the big story, what comes in this weekend. it won't look like this. plenty of sunshine in san jose right now. we'll talk about the record setting rain. >> new proposal that could make it for ♪ [ male announcer ] if you're ready to get more from your tv service than comcast can give, now's a great time to switch to at&t u-verse tv. make the switch! [ female announcer ] call to get at&t u-verse -- now
KOFY
Jan 10, 2011 11:30am PST
will set up the first office outside of the u.s. in china. officials say the office would cut the -- would cut the number of unsafe products that reach the american market. it will help the u.s. raise issues about toxic metals in toys. china has been working to improve the foreign consumer confidence after a series of food and safety scandals. cpsc is posting complaints that it received each year in a public database. >> a possible factor causing autism, a study based on half a million children, if a second child is born less than two years after the older sibling, that younger child is more likely to be autistic compared to babies born three years after their oldest sibling. more studies are needed to confirm it. babies born less than two years apart account for 18% of births. >>> still ahead, some potty humor. >> video game that is trying to capture your attenti are you trapped and don't know how to escape your addiction to cigarettes? one out of two regular smokers will die prematurely from smoking. you don't have to be one of them. escape the trap. say "enough." for free help
ABC
Nov 28, 2010 5:00pm PST
between north and south korea. senator john mccain says china needs to take political action to curb north korea's aggressive behavior. >> they could bring a north korean economy to its knees if they wanted to, and i cannot believe that the chinese should in mature fashion, not find it in their interests to restrain north korea. so far they are not. >> alan: china is north korea largest trading partner and is calling for the resumption of the six party talks. north korea says it's not the time to restart the negotiations, which were put on hold in 2008. >>> korean immigrants who call the bay area home are watching closely as tensions escalate in their homeland. many are upset that not enough is being done to stop north koreas aggression. cecelia vega is live in oakland. >> reporter: there are an estimated 150,000 korean americans living here in the bay area, many still have family in their homeland. as tensions on the korean peninsula grow tonight so does their concern for their family's safety. korean immigrants pass the oakland korean d packed the church just as they do every sunda
KOFY
Nov 28, 2010 7:00pm PST
mccain is among many urging china to do more. >> they could bring the north kore economy to its knees, and i cannot believe that the chinese should in a mature fashion not find it in theirs interest to restrain north korea. >> alan: sthern southern's -- south korean's president said the north koreans will face repeussions. we have more. >> just something new. >> reporter: korean immiants say the only thing they can do is monitor the latest headlis and hope for the best. th oakland accountant was born in north korea. he has a half centur he hasn't seen in over a half a century. >> a flashback what went tough when i was ten. >> reporter: lee is hoping for more diomacy and military force from the china and the u.s. but this forther south korean marine says war is not the answer. >> no, there shouldn't be any war. i've gone through that myself, and during the korean war, i lo my entire family. >> reporter: but at the oakland korean united methodist church, many differently. >> whave to stand strong against the kim jong-il regime. >> in the korean community, residents have strong words for
ABC
Sep 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the cheaters and make sure we protect jobs for the american people." mitt romney? tough on china? romney's companies were called pioneers in shipping us manufacturing jobs overseas. he invested in firms that specialized in relocating jobs to low wage countries like china. even today part of romney's fortune is invested in china. romney's never stood up to china. all he's done is send them our jobs. i'm barack obamna and i approve this message. [ male announcer ] this is america's manufacturing when president obama took office. this is china's. under o obama, we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs d for the first time china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> the company is making progress toward addressing concerns of the lgbt community. chick-fil-a has amended -- will amend its policies. >> a
ABC
Jan 30, 2011 9:00am PST
company is having trouble from competition from china. they have raised money from venture capital plus loan guarantees but china's factories have sharply driven down the price of solar panels. >> sonoma county is considering san francisco's lead in banning plastic bags used by retailers. they wind up in landfills and clutter the environment. only about 5% of the 19 billion plastic bags that are tossed out actually get recycled. on wednesday a supervisor will moderate a discussion about all this at santa rosa city hall. presentations will be made by plastic bag foes and grocery industry and plastic bag makers. >> this year's run for the seals event will be more for a run for the sea, sea lions. i will be held in a sea lion named silent night who is recovering at the facility after being found last december with a gunshot wound that left him nearly blind. all of this year's proceeds from the march 12 run for the seals will go to sort the patients like silent night. good deal there. lisa argen is here now to talk about something we're not used to anymore. >> all of a sudden we've got
KOFY
Sep 29, 2011 11:30am PDT
get the next couple of days and next week when there is rain in the forecast. >>> china's next step for becoming a major player in outer space. >> why using a debit card is about to become more pensive for customers of america's largest bank. >>> china took another step today towards its goal of becoming major power in outer space. it launched an experimental module. it plans to launch an unmanned spacecraft within the next few weeks. >> no reports of damage coming out of north eastern japan this morning after a strong quake hit. the magnitude 5.6 quake was centered off fukushima, the same city damaged by a magnitude 99 quake and tsunami in march that left more than 21,000 dead or missing and touched off a nuclear crisis. no tsunami warning was issued after today's quake and no signs of problems at the nuclear plant. >>> what a difference a day makes. >> you ran into drizzle? >> a little bit. >> more tomorrow and then saturday and the real deal next week with rain measurable for of us, it is fall. quick trance s from one season to the other is what -- transitions from one season the
ABC
Nov 19, 2011 6:00am PST
meeting between president obama and china's premiere at the aggies summit in indonesia. and the backlash as social media evolves into more of a >> president obama returns to washington tomorrow following a nine-day economic tour of the asia pacific region. last night in indonesia president obama held an unscheduled meeting with china's prime minister. the white house said a territorial dispute in the south pacific sea was briefly discussed, but also steps they could take to foster global recovery. the president said u.s. global growth in asia is key to building jobs. >> building an economy to last isn't just about making things, it's about opening new markets for people to buy them. after all, 95% of the world's consumers live outside our borders, and as the fastest growing region in the world no market is more important to our future than the asia pacific region. a region where exports already support 5 million jobs. , american jobs. >> the administration's new focus on asia has unnerved china somewhat. china state-run media accuses the u.s. of trying to impose dominance over asia as th
ABC
Sep 21, 2012 11:00pm EDT
manufacturing when president obama took office. this is china's. under obama, we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs and for the first time, china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters, and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt r romy and i approve ethis message. live and in hd, this is abc 7 breaking news. >> breaking news coming in from montgomery county were a high fighting fort is after being struck by a police cruiser. police responded to a fight after a high school game. you the montgomery county police just arrived and us what happened. >> it happened at 9:15, our emergency call center received numerous calls from all the officers already on the scene people who were here at the football been telling us there e crowd, numerous fights on school grounds. about eight officers to this event already. began pushing the crowd, them and pushe them off school property. he also had
ABC
Sep 18, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. and china exchanged table tennis players one year before president nixon visited china. >> in commemoration today table tennis players showed off their skill in the square. >> leigh: we had one city -- well, oakland airport actually tied a record of 88 degrees. so temperatures really starting to warm up nicely today. almost getting the hot side, specially in the interior east bay location, but a beautiful shot for you. we're going pan out a little bit. this is from the east bay hills. the high definition walnut creek camera, and that's san francisco in the background. what you don't see is all the fog. much of it is well off the coast, and that's why our coastal communities had plenty of sunshine today and actually started to warm up. here's a look at highs for today. there's the 88 that tied the record at oakland airport. 91 was the high the novato. 92 in santa rows -- rosa. 93 the high in livermore, 88 redwood city and san jose, and 91 in morgan hill today. here's a look at the current readings. obviously with the sun coming down, temperatures coming down as well. still quit
KOFY
Sep 8, 2010 11:30am PDT
preview of his upcoming trade mission to china. the governor toured marvel technology in santa clara within the last hour. schwarzenegger and a group of silicon valley leaders including marvel executives leave for china tomorrow. they'll end six days there promoting california business. the governor will ao make a pitch for the bay area to host the wor expo in 2020. the event ferm early known as the world's fair is now in shanghai and takes play ever five years. president obama says millionaires don't need a tax cut because they're less likely to spend the money and help the economy. he's proposing infrastructe structure investmentsnd business tax incentives. the white house is out of touch with the american public. he said there should be a freeze on all tax rates. >> how much oracle is plning to pay its co-president mark hurd. the redwood city company plans to pay the former. p. ceo $950,000 a year just in salary. is ao eligible for bonus of $500 million in the fisca year. but the biggest part of the packagis the 10 million stock options oracle plans to giv them. hewlett-paard hope
ABC
Nov 28, 2010 6:00pm PST
. >> reporter: lee is hoping for more diplomacy and military force from the china and the u.s. but this forther south korean marine says war is not the answer. >> no, there shouldn't be any war. i've gone through that myself, and during the korean war, i lost my entire family. >> reporter: but at the oakland korean united methodist church, many feel differently. >> we have to stand strong against the kim jong-il regime. >> in the korean community, residents have strong words for their native south korean government. many say it nose -- has not done enough to stop north korea. >> someone says south korea has everything to lose but north korea has nothing to lose. that doesn't mean that southern southern has -- south korea has to be naive or protective, you know, defensive. i. >> we must stand strong against north korea. we have too many generous to them. >> stand strong, even it results in an all-out war. >> oh, yeah. strongly, must abolish north korea country. >> reporter: in oakland, abc-7 news. >> alan: the web site wikileaks released hundreds of thousands of state department doc
ABC
Jan 16, 2011 6:00pm PST
currency system dominate bid the u.s. dollar is a product of the past. he says china is taking steps to replace the dollar with the yen, its open currency. the u.s. accused china of manipulating the u.n. to help boost chinese experts. >> american's strong opposition to probe -- president obama's healthcare plan has dim minimum issued. it's dropped to 30%. opposition in general has dropped from 47% down to 41%. 40% support it. the g.o.p.-led house will voas -- vote this week on repealing the law. leigh glaser is here. >> leigh: a dry week ahead if we can just get through some of this fog. we'll warm up tuesday and wednesday. you can see from our high definition east bay camera, looking out over the emeryville yeah, that we're seeing less fog there, but out towards concord, still quite a bit of fog. reports of fog moving into the napa valley area, and near santa rosa, so it will be moving around across the bay area. fog advisories through the bay area overnight. 39 right now in antioch. 53 in the livermore valley area. san francisco, 53. north bay, santa rosa, 54. napa, 50. here's a lo
ABC
Nov 28, 2010 11:00pm PST
include mountain-based -- mountain view-based google. and they say china may have a cyber intrusion into google's computer systems as a coordinated campaign of computer sabotage. secretary of state hillary clinton and american am ambassadors have notified diplomatic leaders around the world. as for wikileaks, the founder has no regrets releasing the information. speaking via video link, he crit -- criticized the u.s. state department. >> it would mean not publishing the abuses by that organization. >> there is more to come. today's released is the first of the planned releases over the next few months. alan? >> thank you very much. >>> actor leslie nielsen died today. >> anybody get the license plate? >> the bumbling detective from the "naked gun" comedies passed away in fort lauderdale, florida. and he played the doctor in the classic "airplane" and his dry stone-faced lines made their way into our everyday banter at school and home and in the workplace. >> can you fly this plane and land it? >> surely you can't be serious. >> i am serious, and don't call me shirley. >> but nielsen
ABC
Sep 24, 2012 12:00pm EDT
firms that specialized in relocatinatjobs to low wage countries like china. even today part of romney's fortune is invested in china. romney's never stood up to china. all he's done is send them our bs. i'm bara obamna and i approve this message. >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 "news at noon," on your side. this is a breaking news. >> good afternoon. i am steve chenevey. 3 ballou high school students are the hospital and jeff liu are more on the way to the hospital. those d.c. school students may have eaten bad apples while in class. -- four more are on the way to the hospital. we are learning more about the death of the giant panda cub. john gonzalez is at the national zoo to find out more about what happened. >> hard braking. mei xiang has been cradling a toy since she lost her cubs a female, and there were signs of abnormality in her liver. a somber day at the national zoo. this emotional visitor came with bamboo and a separate card. >> why the 6- day-old cub has died. was>> the liver by touching, felt a little hard in places. >> the father has spent time outdoors. the pand
ABC
Oct 31, 2010 5:00pm PDT
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. i look great in my wedding dress with the help of your amazing light soups. now we're adding even bigger pieces of white-meat chicken. oh, so when's the big day? oh, we got married years ago. but the point is, i fit in it. well, good for you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. should we order panda blossom, panda moon... how about chinese at home with wanchai ferry? you can make it in just 14 minutes. mmmh, orange chicken. great. i didn't feel like going out anyway. [ male announcer ] wanchai ferry. restaurant quality chinese in your grocer's freezer. >> game four of the world series between the giants and the texas rangers is just about to get underway. mike shumann is deep in the heart of texas at the ballpark in arlington. shoe, the rangers really could swi
KOFY
Jan 13, 2012 11:30am PST
of apple's supplier found a number of environmental violations in its china plan. the company will open to an independent auditing team. apple has temporarily postponed the sale of iphone 4s at mainland china stores it became concerned after crowds got out of control today. some angry customers threw eggs at the store. apple says the phone will still be sold online. >>> tomorrow at this time, candlestick park will be buzzing with tailgaters and 49er fans ready to see their team in first playoff game in nearly a decade. katie marzullo is live at the stick game time for officers too. >> reporter: it is this is an exciting time. but a game like this brings concerns and logistics. with we shot in video security begins today. you can see officers checking with mirrors under all the cars that entered the stadium. as for tomorrow the police department has added, will add 25% more staff, the same amount they have for a rivalry game. the parking lot opens 8:30 tomorrow morning. the stadium opens 10:30. 49ers' organization hoping that will give everyone plenty of time to tailgate and plenty
KOFY
Jan 3, 2012 11:30am PST
! take a look at this it is so cold in eastern china now, giant icicles formed over a waterfall. the region is experiencing subzero temperatures. despite the freezing temperatures, visitors are coming out to look at the spectacular icicles. >> we don't see snowy can be said for tahoe at night in the daytime they are hot. >> record highs the last two days may set another one today hard to keep that snow even though they can make it at night. look at how green and brown it is around heavenly also all of the lake tahoe area where it should be a little green and a lot of white. shouldn't be seeing any brown at all. i'm afraid that snow survey is going to be very disappointing. outside you can see high clouds still streaming, low clouds hanging. as we talked about this morning they are starting to break up. you can see it on the satellite, the slight offshore wind at the surface starting to push clouds hugging the coast away. slowly erasing some of the clouds in the north bay valleys around the bay shore into santa clara valley where it has been most stubborn clouds keep us in a hazy suns
KOFY
Sep 27, 2010 11:30am PDT
promote the cause of endangered giant pandas in china. the hopeful include a young american woman. >> it might just be the coolest job ever, day in and day out working with some of the most adorable animals and promoting their cause to the world. in three days that dream job will become a reality. >> 61,000 people from more than 50 countries applied on line for the chance to become ambassadors. southwest chinere a week of training where the winner will be chosen. >> now they won't be getting an official salary but the opportunity to hang out with these guys all the time, absolutely priceless. >> ashley robertson from alabama has dreamt from coming to china and working with pandas since she was a little girl. >> it's the most amazing experience. >> the program is intensive. they study habitats and prepare their food and clean up their encloses. >> and picking up poop. >> they will learn more skills through the nursing of six cubs before returning to their home country to spread the word about panda conservation, an awesome job for a noble cause. >>> close-up, that little one. >> all right
ABC
Sep 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
when president obama took office. this is china's. under o obama, we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs d for the first time china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters and make sure we protect jobs fo the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward. >> washington is closer to its season appearance. the feeling at the ballpark tonight was electric. the nats won game one. let me take you downtown. the game was wild. zimmerman has trouble. the umpire says he crossed first plabase a horrible call. a hit to right field. 6-3. still in the eighth inning. 6-4 game. a single which finds the wholehole. what a comeback. 6-6. a fastball up in the zone. see you later. get it out of here, big fellow. the dodgers win 7-6. ironically, that bad call earlier in the game allowed a dodgers braun that should
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Jul 2, 2011 6:00am PDT
be closed. china camp is one of them. the state's budget is about half what it was a year ago and there's not enough money to go around. >> it would be really sad so see it close down because it's such a beautiful view and people enjoy coming here. and also it's a nice local place to come. >> i think people would be willing to pay a little bit more to camp. i don't think we need to close the parks. >> the owner are knob hill foods are going to donate a nickle to the parks for every shopper who brings in a reusable bag. >> there was a rate increase in health insurance. the latest increase mainly affects small business and individual policyholders. premiums are climbing as little as 3% to as much as 92%. the health insurance industry said the increase reflects rising costs for diagnostic testing and increased hospitalizations. >> i have the authority right now to reject excessive rate hikes for auto insurance, homeowners insurance, property insurance and casualty insurance, but not health insurance. >> the assembly bill 52 would give the insurance commissioner the power to reject ra
ABC
Aug 6, 2011 6:00am PDT
. rating is slightly better than that of china's double-a minus and russia's triple b. >> and a phillies fan remains in critical condition following an accident on thursday night's game. ryan white was struck in the crosswalk by a driver who was later arrested. baseball fans are sending their good wishes to the little boy. >> baseball fans stood as the announcer asked for a moment of silence and a quick recovery for 9-year-old ryan white. >> joanne from philadelphia hopes the city treats him well. >> take care of him. please take care of him. all right. we want him back. >> white was struck by a hit-and-run driver. his family, here from pennsylvania for the phillies and giants game, were just returning to their hotel after the game. police say 21-year-old andrew vargas was driving this toyota pickup and hit the boy as he crossed mission and montgomery streets. they say vargas sideswiped and hit other cars as he fled the scene. phillies fans say it hits home. >> sad to hear, especially from our hometown, being in that unfortunate accident. >> this man was seconds away when the incident ha
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Sep 23, 2012 6:30pm EDT
[ male announcer ] this is america's manufacturing when president obama took office. this is china's. under obama, we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs and for the first time, china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters, and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. atyou are watching abc7 news 6:30 on your side. take of the are broad and president says he does not condone the violence that broke libya the u.s. embassy in earlier this month. >> the iranian president says he does not condone the violence that u.s. embassy in earlier this month. >> first of all, any action that provocative, offends the religious spots of people, we condemn them. likewise, we condemn any of extremism. >> he also discussed what iran do if it was attacked by israel and spoke out against homosexuality. again at the u.n. this week. i think assuming that the ibates are a
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
profits by paying its workers next to nothing... under sweatshop conditions in china. when mitt romney led bain, they saw global tech as a good investment... but a company called global tech maximized profits by paying its workers next to nothing... even knowing that the firm promoted its practice of exploiting... low-wage laborabo its investors. mitt romney - tough on china? since when? barack obama and the liberals already have. to pay for government-run healthcare, you'll pay higher taxes and more for your m medicine. and their plan includes a trillion dollars in higher taxes. even on the middle class. mitt romney and common sense conservatives will cut taxes on the middle class. and they'll close loopholes for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 breaking news. [inaudible] >> breaking news is coming in washington.st seven residents were rescued by firefighters. people may soon be searching for e to wait -- to live. tom roussey has the first report of
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Sep 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
." mitt romney? tough on china? romney's companies were called pioneers in shipping us manufacturing jobs overseas. he invested in firms that specialized in relocating jobs to low wage countries like china. even today part of romney's fortune is invested in china. romney's never stood up to china. all he's done is send them our jobs. i'm barack obamna i d i approve this message. >> the vivid images may still send chills down our spines -- the sniper attacks that led to three weeks of fear across the region. tonight, some of the survivors and investigators gathered to talk about the horrifying attacks two weeks shy of the 10- year anniversary. autria godfrey is live with this emotional story. >> after the capture of and lee boyd malvo, this dictum realized he was the first big dent in our area. a rampage captivated the nation and still strikes fear in those who witnessed it. >> the window exploded. >> paul laruffa recalls what he thought was a random armed robbery. he had no idea the five bullets pumped into his body was the beginning of 23 days of terror that gripped the region 10 years a
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Feb 14, 2012 11:30am PST
:00. >>> president obama just wrapped up his first meeting with a man who will be china's next leader obama welcomed in the oval office the president says good relations with china are essential and looking forward to future cooperation when he takes over next year. warm smiles and handshakes mask sharp policy divisions over syria, iran and economic issues. the president's aide says those issues will be on the table -- >>> the president says there are hopeful signs congress will reach day deal to extend payroll tax cuts for millions of americans set to expire the end of the month. the president says congress needs to pass the extension or risk hurting the economic recovery. he urged the public to keep up pressure on lawmakers until an agreement is finalized and the bill makes it to his desk. >> the president: the typical american family will shell out nearly $1,000 more in taxes this year. you will lose about $40 out of every paycheck if congress does not act. that can't happen, not now. >> the president's comments come a day after house republican leaders offered to extent the payrol
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Dec 20, 2010 11:30am PST
wedding china. these souvenirs, a plate, cup and pill box went on sale today and the only memorabilia personally approved by the couple. the desig made of 22 karat gold features a princess cornet and the wedding date. what it doesn't show is an image of william and kate. but for people who prefer their piece of history to show their beaming smiles, there's already a booming market of unofficial mementos for just a fraction of the price. >> it's a good way to keep a memory. >> this past weekend came another milestone. future king and queen making their first public appearance since announcing their engagement attending a fund-raiser for a local cancer charity. >> she was actually great. >> she was really lovely. they look happy together. that's really nice. >> and while kate's commoner status has reignite the debate over the role of british society, one perso who doesn't seem to care at all about kate's lineage is her future brother-in-law who told a german newspaper who said i've always wanted a sister and now i've got one. it's fantastic she's becoming part of the family. >> the enti
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Mar 13, 2012 11:30am PDT
shooting citizens, including nine children, as they slept. >>> president obama is putting china and america's other economic competitors on notice they won't get away with skirting the rules of international trade. he made the statement this morning in the rose garden. he says the u.s. is bringing a new case against china because of export restrictions on key materials used to manufacture high-tech goods. the u.s. is taking the case to the world trade organization with the european union in japan. >>> first lady obama will lead the official u.s. delegation to the opening ceremonies of the 2012 summer olympic games in london. it is somewhat of a tradition for first ladies. laura bush headed the delegation to the 2006 winter olympics in italy. hillary clinton did the honors at the 1994 winter olympics in norway >>> jaycee dugard the kidnapped victim rescued after 18 years tells die and sawyer she doesn't always -- tells die and sawyer she doesn't always intend to live in hiding. this week she spoke exclusively with diane in new york city after being recognized at an award to honor rai
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Nov 28, 2011 11:30am PST
most fragile species for years researchers in china worked hard to help them bounce become from being nearly extension. recently they adopted a new uniform to help them in their work. they may be the only signses in the world who does up like teddy bears. >> like a giant halloween costume. >> reporter: black and white fluffy costumes taylor made. silly outfit serving a serious purpose. do you think they will mistake me for a giant panda? this is how they dress when they check on one of their cubs. even though no one but the pandas are watching. this guy is four months old today. think of this like a working birthday party. every month they measure him, take his weight and other measurements. researchers are dressed like this they hope one day to release him into the wild. they don't want him to grow too attached to humans. >> i think it is an interesting way of going about that. i feel that they still can smell a person, no matter what they look like. but i think it is a step in the right direction. >> reporter: do you think it will help if they are released into the wild? >> oh yeah,
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Dec 10, 2010 11:30am PST
china to release a jailed nobel peace prize recipient. earlier today he was not able to collect a prtigious $1.4 million reward in norway because he's being held in a chinese prison. china was infiated when the 54-year-old litera critic won. he's serving a sentence on subversion charges for the one-party communist political system. he has placed supporters including hisife under house arrest to prevent anybody from picking up his prize. it was the first time in 74 years th award was not handed over to th winner. >> a potentially dangerous revelation from aviation officials. >> tales from te sea. passengers on board a daged cruise shireturn to port. >> and signs of a salmon run. why officials are now hopeful the cohoe salmon are returning >> after riding out a 30-foot sea, a cruise ship now safely on land. the damad ship reached argentina oveight after several days on the high seas. this video from a nearby ship shows what the crew and passengers endured. this massive ship was tossed about by 30 foot and occasionally 40 foot waves. looks like a movie. one couple appeared on "good m
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Jun 11, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. >> alan: even though you midnight see many made in china labels when you shop, the u.s. happens -- the manufacturer $21% of the world's goods, compared to 15% for china. all right. coming up, a popular kids' drink is being served in a whole new way. >> i thought, why not buy it? see what happens. >> alan: the latest creation that's pushing the limit office >> alan: coming up at 6:00, we'll continue to update you on the backup along the bay bridge after the man threatened to jump there. and police are asking for help investigating a deadly shooting in san jose this morning. join us for abc-7 news at 6:00. every year you hear bat -- about a new fried food at county fairs. this one may have gone too far. fried kool-aid is now available at the san diego county fair. how is it done? kool-aid is mixed with sweet batter and fried and topped with cherry flavored powdered sugar. oh, yeah. don't eat the cool -- kool-aid. >> leigh: i don't know about that. >> alan: hope to see you tonight captioned by closed captioning services inc.
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Sep 22, 2009 6:00pm EDT
broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: china moved today to take a lead role in combating climate change. the head of the communist government spelled out the effort as the united nations opened a climate summit in new york. margaret warner has our lead story report. >> reporter: the presidents of the world's two largest greenhouse-gas emitting nations, china and the u.s., were center stage as the u.n. sought to jumpstart the stalled climate talks. president obama and china's hu jintao joined more than 100 world leaders who met at the urging of u.n. secretary general ban ki-moon. he warned of the consequences if negotiators fail to reach a new global pact this december in denmark. >> failure to reach broad agreement in copenhagen would be morally inexcusable, economically short-sighted, and politically unwise. we cannot go down this road. ( applause ) >> reporter: with the stage set, president obama addressed the gathering. he outlined the steps his administration's taken to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and boost investment
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Feb 15, 2011 11:30am PST
twitter accounts in arabic last week and plans to create feeds into russia, china and india. >> open societies give rise to the most lasting progress; that the rule of law is the firmest foundation for justice and peace, and innovations thrive where ideas of all kinds are aired and explored. >> in iran, members of parliament today called for the execution of two prominent leaders. the demands after thousands defied government warnings and protested in treats of tehran again today. >> a proposal for berkeley to invite former quantanamo bay terror suspect to resettle in the city is during a heated debate tonight in a city council meeting. live in berkeley with a proposal and warning given to council members. >> supporters want to emphasize this would not cost the city any money. volunteers would help these people but advocates have a lot of questions letting these former detainees of quantanamo bay to live here. >> they're not violent people, well educated and i would be happy to welcome one of them to live in my own home. >> it was her idea to invite them to berkeley. she asked the pe
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Sep 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
like china, it means open up new markets. next, we've got to balance the budget.t to stop spending more money than we take in. and finally champion small business. have tax policies, regulations, and healthcare policies that help small business. we put those in place; we'll add twelve million new jobs in four years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> another bloody day in afghanistan -- 13 people are dead after a suicide bomber crashed her explosives and to a minibus. a group says it was in response to an american film making fun of the profit muhammed. this comes as native was halting its joint missions with afghan soldiers. the decision to stop it is because of a film -- police officers are killing their nato counterparts. >> i'm fed up with watching a are soldiers a waste of their lives, have the lives of wasted by people who are meant to be our friends. >> called green, blue -- >> 51 coalition troops this year have been killed in these insider attacks. nato plans to turn over control to the afghan forces by the end of 2014. >> no verdict in the retrial of a former a
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Sep 17, 2012 6:00pm EDT
manufacturing when president obama took offiofe. this is china's. under obama, we've lost over half a million manunufacturing jobs and for the first time, china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters, and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. vote for president in 50 days. whetheron will decide t obama fouriden more years or elected mitt romney. romney is campaigning in the presidentle is focusing on ohio. >> it has been a rough stretch for mitt romney. in the eight states where it is as a tossup, he is iniling president obama everyone. struggling among tinos. yesterday, he tried to make his sales pitch. >> over 2 million more hispanics living in poverty today than the day president obama took office. his first public event since friday. weekend, he was on of the " saturday ."ght live respond tonues to the middle east. it looks like as good a time as reset
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Nov 19, 2011 8:00am PST
meeting with china's prime minister. they say a territorial dispute in the china sea was briefly discussed but the focus was on economics. president's weekly address that u.s. economic growth in asia is key in making u.s. jobs. >> building the economy, 95% of the world's consumers live outside our borders. as the fastest growing region in the world, no market is more important than the asia-pacific region. a region where exports support 35 million american jobs. >> administration's new focus on asia has unnerved china. they accuse the u.s. of trying the to impose dominance in asia. >>> the war in afghanistan has taken the lives of two more bay area men. our media partner mercury news reports that san ramon high school is mourning the death of superior with a coral. he died fighting in afghanistan. the defense department does confirm the death of a guards man from san jose. sharon walsh died in afghanistan. walsh was assigned to 185th police battalion. his on unit deployed for afghanistan on a one-year tour. >> social media sites like facebook are not just popular with consumers,
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Jun 11, 2011 6:00pm PDT
would employ 200,000 people. >> alan: even though you might see a lot of "made in china" labels when you shop, the u.s. manufactures 2% of the -- 21% of the world's goods, compared to 15% for china. >> a bay area boy's evidents to find a -- efforts to find a cure for cancer. and leigh glaser has the forecast. >> mike: the g-men were seeing red after cincinnati got through with them. and quite a finish at the belmont in new york. a huge upset. coming up ♪ ♪ ♪ free access to chase atm's wherever you are. that's a step forward. chase customers can avoid atm fees with over 16,000 nationwide. take a step forward and chase what matters. atatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatatata
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Mar 22, 2011 11:30am PDT
level of military activity would decline. >> china and russia both called for an immediate cease-fire. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton talked with abc's diane sawyer in her first interview since the military intervention begin in libya. you can watch it on world news at 5:30 and later on "nightline". >> in japan, encouraging news about the damaged fukushima daiichi power the man. they have reconnected power lines to all six units but it will likely take days before the cooling systems can be turned out. workers have to check all the equipment. this marks a significant step toward breaking the overheated complex under control. all three they dumped cooling water. meantime, the death toll from the tsunami and earthquake stands at 9,000, another 13,000 shall still missing. >>> hundreds of u.s. military family members are due in the bay area after evacuating japan. chartered flight landed at travis earlier this morning. more than 3500 military family members made the decision to head home. the departure will help reduce the demand for food and water in japan. defense department say
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Mar 26, 2012 4:00pm PDT
involved. and there are details on tim cook's trip to china. >> guess what? chinese fans call him captain cook. take a look at pictures. tim cook quite the celebrity during a visit to china posing for picture was customers and there is is a spokesperson said he had quote great meetings and there is a big change from when steve jobs was at the helm. jobs never visited china. cook, yet again appears to be carving his own path, visiting china many times as coo. and this is apple's second largest market. progress hasn't been as long as apple forecast a couple years ago. so far, apple only has six retail stores in china predicted there would be 25 by now. biggest carrier doesn't support the iphone, meaning huge untapped potential there. sales in china were about $13 billion last year so $13 billion reasons to make it happen. and spring nextel's ceo's compensation went up 30% to nearly $12 million, he's working on turning the carrier around and the iphone hasn't been helping so far, selling fewer iphones than projected a drag on the company's bottom line. stocks today slipped into posit
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Aug 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
huge brought in china. -- a huge brawl in china. we first brought you this video on our website. tonight the team is under fire. john gonzales is live with the campus reaction. >> the team benches were cleared twice before the game was suspended. it is unclear tonight if there will be any player sanctions are political implications. the video of this unfortunate practice in china that is all students are talking about. this sophomoric is good friends with most of the basketball team. >> -- this sophomore is good friends with most of the basketball team. >> i do not know what to say. they are in another country. things get out of hand. >> it was during the final minutes of the game. chairs were tossed and bottles were launched from the crowd. >> in an effort to improve foreign relations with china the men's basketball team met with chinese dignitaries and joe biden just a day earlier. the university is only saying that this overseas trip will continue as planned. >> the head coach did release a statement tonight. >> it is terrible what happened. for our country, as a whole. >> co
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Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. trade has to work for america. that means crack down on cheaters like china, it means open up new markets. next, we've got to balance the budget. you've got to cut the deficit. you've got to stop spending more money than we take in. and finally champion small business. have tax policies, regulations, and healthcare policies that help small business. we put those in place; we'll add twelve million new jobs in four years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward. >> here is a stat you may not like. the nats have a losing record for the past 10 games. the braves won their 22nd straight game last night. they are in the playoffs now, too. that creates more pressure. two-one fillies in philadelphia -- phillies in philadelphia. five-one of-- 5-1 phillies. bottom of the sixth, that is when it unravels. a solo shot to right. 6-3, the final. the nats' magic number is 5. look at that. a two-run home run. a wild cadcard spot for the braves. blue jays and orioles tonight. 13-6. the orioles fall. the r
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Oct 30, 2011 6:00am PDT
an extra hour. >> yeah. >> thanks, lisa. well, the stage is set for a possible trade war with china over solar panels. at the same time, sacramento lawmakers are working on ways to support expansion of the clean tech industry. abc7's business and technology reporter, david loui, has the story. >> 25,000 people work for clean tech companies in california. but a nonprofit solar foundation expects that number to double in the next year. solyndra was a highly visible setback, but state lawmakers are hard at work trying to find ways to support the jobs. a committee is listening for ideas. brian sagger is founder of san jose nano solar. his company makes solar collectors. he said low cost loans could go a long way to buy certain types of equipment to boost production. it may be $10 million to $20 million loans to release the production bottleneck and allow the rest of the factory to be run in a much more balanced way. >> u.s. solar makers may get help with higher tariffs from panels imported from china. a coalition of 7 american solar panel makers have petitioned the u.s. complaining unfa
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