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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
KOFY
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
KOFY
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
KOFY
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,
KOFY
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
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
KOFY
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
ABC
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.
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
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
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
ABC
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,
KOFY
May 17, 2011 11:30am PDT
, explosions in china. what is exploding? water melons. chinese television is reporting that they put too much chemical on on their watermelon crop and make more money for the farmers. the result, exploding water melons. they are battling abuses in additives and fertilizers in the wake of food scandals. >> meteorologist mike nicco has the forecast. >> clouds of exploding over the bay area and we have more showers on the way, not only today, tomorrow but the possibility this weekend. i'll have the full forecast coming up. >> touchdown in the classroom. the san francisco 49ers launch a new program honoring teachers. >> gabby, great wake up song. >> and- now with free hd -- for only $29 a month for six months. or get $300 back via promotion card with a qualifying u-verse bundle. [ male announcer ] u-verse tv lets you record up to four shows at once on a single dvr. and you can record and play back your shows from any room. plus with u-verse, you get dvr service and receiver included at no extra charge. [ female announcer ] call to get at&t u-verse -- now with free hd
KOFY
Oct 4, 2011 11:30am PDT
wait for the big announcement. he has bragged about apple's two new stores in china. the fact that iphone 4 is the number one smartphone in the world. and the ipad is the number one selling tablet in the world. not what people are interested in hearing today. they are more interested in hearing about the new phone. so much speculation has been going around. people have had 16 months. now it is official, iphone 4 officially outdated we have an iphone 4-s. it was a dual core processor, graphics seven times faster than in the. -- than in the iphone 4. our david louie is blogging live on abc7news.com. he will bring all the information and details about the new phone in our later broadcasts. reporting live from cupertino, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> he where following breaking news in san francisco. the -- the bomb squad just removed a grenade a woman found while cleaning a loss set in her house. it forced police to close the streets for more than 90 minutes. the bomb squad hadn't determined if it is a grenade or if that is live. explosive experts have taken it to a remote area near
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
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 7:00pm EDT
seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. x welcome back to our virginia special. joining us is political editor in chief john harris. first, about the national polls fts.the ships it too early for obama to start freaking out? to ensure that, probably it is. to be realistic, they should probably take a deep breath and that two things are true. mitt romney strong debate r has helpedin denve but it is not at all clear this has changed the less than a month out. there are another 10-12 other election which the will hinge. there has not been reliable , it is theave seen internal from the campaign that we hear about. hunch is that the race has tightened up in virginia. >> with parts of the state are in play? theorthern virginia, both inner suburbs in arlington and elder areasnd the of prince william and loudon county. it used to be very conservative, very reliable republican territory. it is no surprise when we see these candidates come to town, go out to ma
KOFY
Aug 29, 2011 11:30am PDT
china today. caltrans says the new span will be finished ahead of schedule and just in time for san francisco's hosting of america's cup in 2013. work has been done ahead of schedule out of concern for seismic safety and not because of the yacht race. >> by the morning, probably. the fog will come back but it will be a glorious evening and if you are heading to at&t, sunshine breaking out in the bay as expected. it will be warm but tell you about the cooling trend in the forecast. >>> a british scientist call it a wonder track. how you can get a long lasting tan. >> and houston, we've got a problem, nasa says the international space station may have to be temporarily abandoned. >>> didn't have a chance but the rain is coming down more than it was before. the wind is probably going faster. i'm concerned that my puppy. it's 5:00 and yeah. it really is raining and the rain as picked up. everybody take care and please stay inside otherwise it might go away. >> wow! >> you need a partner. >> she would overshadow me. >> that is something. that was really neat. >> that is the neat thing ab
ABC
Jul 24, 2011 5:00pm PDT
highlights. >> thank you very much. >>> coming up in half an hour at 6:00, a dramatic rescue in china, a toddler pulled from the wreckage 24 hours after a deadly train crash. remembering an old friend of ours, a look back at the life of abc7's aviation consultant ron wilson. that does it for us here at 5:00. i'm alan wang, we'll be back in half an hour. world news is next.
KOFY
Jul 29, 2011 11:30am PDT
presence in foreign markets with a private office in china. and also forming economic strike teams to quickly gather necessary permits and navigate local rules for expansion. california has the second highest unemployment rate in the nation. >> amendment services are underway for a deputy killed while trying to resolve a domestic violence situation. he was shot by a parolee in petaluma. john has more. >> reporter: the procession has just entered veterans memorial auditorium. a thousand or so mourners are expected including police officers, sheriff's deputies and firefighters from all over northern california. >> just after 9:00 this morning, the solemn procession arrived at auditorium. not far from the court and jail where jim mathison worked the last few years. >> he was guy that would do anything for you. if you needed a fence built, he would build it. if you need your carwash, he would wash it. >> he was 49. nine years ago he decided on a career change, going from a life in construction to a passion for law enforcement. >> we liked him so much. he was very understanding and everybo
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
ABC
Nov 28, 2010 6:00am PST
? your complete forecast in just a few minutes. carolyn. >> thank you, jeff. i'm carolyn tyler. china is proposing to host an emergency meeting in beijing. it's an 11th hour attempt to ease tensions between north korea and south korea. the china offer come on the heels of new reports of artillery fire in north korea as war games get underway in the south. the u.s. and south korea kicked off their military maneuvers on young jong island where an artillery barrage killed four people on tuesday. a sea of fire if its territory is violated. early the north fired its weapons towards the island again. none of the rounds landed. residents were ordered to take cover but that order has since been lifted. here in the bay area police are investigating reports of an attempted rape in palo alto. that incident occurred early thursday morning but we are just now getting the details. the young victim was walking on almond street. according to investigators, a man pushed her down, pulled down her pants. the victim fought him off and ran toward camino reel where she found her mother. san francisco polic
ABC
Oct 23, 2010 8:00am PDT
all the way back to china. we are looking at hefty rainfall amounts of two to three inches in the mountains and north bay. inch and a half is more likely to two inches around the north bay, marin county. east bay about a quarter of an inch. south bay, one inch and up to two inches in santa cruz mountains. this vein maker. we aren't looking at any snow. another system to come our way the end of the week and this could be a colder system promising snow perhaps in the sierra, nevada. you say it's too soon, it's on the way and temperatures low to mid-60s with the wet weather from about noon in the north bay spreading across the bay. then we'll look at the second system a little earlier tomorrow late morning and this will bring down more moderate to heavy rain and then it's all over by late tomorrow. get a chance to dry out, monday, tuesday and wednesday, leftover shower early monday and that is the next system we'll be focusing on. >> it takes time to clean out gutters. thanks, lisa. >> now to sports, giants will try again this evening to close out the phillies and advance to the worl
ABC
Oct 2, 2010 6:00am PDT
beginning n since the early 1980s. >> off to the moon there, china successfully launched a rocket carrying a probe designed to take photographs for potential landing locations in the future. probe should reach the moon in five days, china has scheduled an unmanned moon landing in 2012 and possibly a manned mission in 2017. >> they have successfully removed lead tainted jewelry may be showing some cracks but there is an investigation of california watch a nonprofit project for investigative reporting. it's shown there has been little follow-up on violations. when a retailer is cited for selling jewelry containing lead it's supposed to be removed from the shelf. what if the retailer is cited again and again? >> behind this secured gate and office space in oakland are boxes and boxes of lead tainted products. these items were tested by the center for environmental health. products found with a high amount of lead almost results in a lawsuit by the center and the state or a violation notice from the state attorney general. >> companies have been responding quickly. >> rainbow apparel
ABC
Jan 22, 2011 8:00am PST
complained how china does business comes days after hosting china's premier to a dinner. some are barely hanging on but now there is discussion in washington in finding ways to allow states to declare bankruptcy. >> i think it would be useful for congress to look at the situation broadly. >> there is no way to do that today, but if congress does make a change this might allow states to walk away from obligations to pay pensions of former workers. even a former treasurer of illinois one of the struggling governments it would allow leaders to avoid tough decisions. >> i think allowing bankruptcy perhaps would allow states to go back on the pensions. i don't think its good option or a good idea at all. >> the president also used his weekly address to talk about jobs. he says america can outcome pete the competition if it has access to foreign markets. >>> a democratic governor is abandoning miss kliarm that president obama was born outside of hawaii. hawaii state attorney general says producing his birth certificate can't be done. this all came about when so-called they claimed president ob
KOFY
Nov 24, 2010 11:30am PST
is pressing china to restrain north korea from further provocative acts. in support of the south korea the u.s. is sending the u.s. aircraft george washington with fighter jets. these pictes shows the aftermath of north's attack on the tiny island yesterday. four people were kill and sevel homes destroyed. >> this is one more plo voc active incident in a series we have seen over the last several months. south korea in our ally, it has been since the kore he an war and we strongly affirm in the defense of them. >> they say they launched in retaliatioto war games under way. >> new recall involving general motors, pickup trucks were recaed. they say there i a problem with the system that anchors child safety seats. owners can't get to one of the apgers. no injuries have been reported and owners will soon be notified. get the exact models at www.abc7.com. >>> the governments now moving to out law herbal and chemical blend or synthetic marijuana. the products are sold as incense and label not for huma consumption. they are increasingly popur among teens even though they have sent many
KOFY
Jun 28, 2011 11:30am PDT
teen suffered a practured elbow. >>> look at this one. in china, crews rescued a 5-year-old boy who was stuck between two walls after playing hide and seek. crews had to use circular saw and an ax to free the boy. the grandfather says he slid down a gap in two walls and became stuck. he was okay after rescuers pulled him out. boy was he happy to see the family. >> wipe away tears. >>> it was raining so hard when i drove to work today. i couldn't believe it. shocked. >> not supposed to happen this time of the year. if it does, it's a record, who is what we have in front of us. living through history again weather wise. and take a look outside to show what is going on. emeryville, sprinkles right now. the heavier rain is knocking on the door. it should be steadier and heavier in the next couple of hours. one more shot. battery street. too bad you can't put up your hand up to stop the rain. looks like they were watching abc7 and brought umbrellas. show you where the strongest storms are. look at the lightning west of sacramento. thunderstorms there. bring it back home to take a look at
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Dec 19, 2010 7:00pm PST
called after china and russia expressed concern for south korea's plan conduct another live-fire drill inhe next few hours. a month ago the north shelled the same island, killing four people. north koa warned of catastrophe if the south goes ahead with drills, saying it would strike back harder than last month. residents have been told to move to air raid bunkers. >> the u.s. senate convened for a rare weekend session. most of the day was spent bating a new arms control treaty with russia, with final approval of the so-calledt trea. here's david curley report after legislative victories on the tax bill and repealin the "don't ask, don tell" poll circumstce president obama has his eyes on a third prize, probably his biggest. >> ratying a treaty like start n't about winning a victory for the administration or political. it's about the safety and security of the united states. >> reporter: the proposed arms control treaty with russia, cutting nuclear warheads on each side, would be a feather in mr. obama's cap. reblicans opposing the treaty claim i would restrict u.s. efforts to dev
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Mar 6, 2012 11:30am PST
. russia and china have vetoed two previous resolutions saying they were unbalanced. the new resolution addresses those issues by demanding both government and opposition forces stop fighting. >> john boehner voiced his opposition today to senator mccain's call for u.s. airstrikes in syria. >> i think until there's clear direction as to what is happening there, involving ourselves at this point in time would be premature. >> yesterday mccain became the first senator to call for airstrikes against syria. he says the u.s. has a moral and strategic obligation to force out president assad and his loyalists. >>> it is super tuesday voters in 10 states head to the polls today to solidify a republican front-runner, shake-up the presidential nominating race or force one to dropout. katie marzullo joins us live with the jackpot of delegates at stake. >> reporter: all of those options possible. there are more than 400 delegates up for grabs today. the biggest battle is between mitt romney and rick santorum in ohio this morning those two took the opportunity to criticize their ultimate
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Jul 30, 2011 5:00pm PDT
goods, specifically imported from china, like rice and spices would increase. jitters about the debt deadline are having an impact on wall street. the dow lost 581 points last week. there's the biggest weekly drop in a year. >>> a stanford political science expert says the impasse is nothing new. professor david brady says both parties have the same problem, getting their members to compromise. republicans have to convince tea party and democrats have to convince moderates. >> i think it's sort of normal politics, exacerbated by the criticalness of the problem. again, exacerbated bite fact that markets don't like what's happening, and moreover there's the threat of a downgrade from moody's. >> brady does expect lawmakers to come to a compromise before the august 2nd deadline, but he says it will down to the wire. >>> the families of two uc berkeley graduates in prison in iran on is be pardon prisoners. bauer's fiancee, sarah shourd, was released last fall. tomorrow marks the two-year anniversary of their arrests. >>> a jet flying from new york crashed and broke in two while landing i
KOFY
Apr 8, 2011 11:30am PDT
but overseas this morning, a groundbreaking on the first ever disneyland on mainland china. they launched the partnership in shanghai. the magic kingdom castle is biggest of all the disney castles. the theme park will cost nearly $4 billion to build. this the fourth theme park on outside of the u.s. disney is the parent company of abc7. >> how about living in the home of the future princess. kate middleton's childhood home is expected to be auctioned. indicate lived there for the first 13 years of her life. the family moved in 1995. the family has set up a family business in an outside shed. real estate agent says when you go inside it's the perfect family home, small dining room, kitchen and sitting room. >> this was kate's bedroom. she was upstairs and she moved down here. she has a desk there where she was working. i would be coming in and out interrupting her. >> price tag about $800,000. >> getting a unique glance of a baby walrus in vallejo. this is the latest ultrasound technology and you can see the walrus still in the womb but look how clearly you can see the futures. it
KOFY
Jan 17, 2012 11:30am PST
year loan from china. more than 1,000 people waited to catch a glimpse. >> these are the first giant pandas france has seen in more than a decade. the main mission is to reproduce. >> do i hear the pitter-patter of panda feet? it is just the rain coming. >> hopefully it will be here soon so we can get the skiers up in the sierra. getting -- let's take about the rain, a couple of inches of rain we'll all have rain thursday with the heaviest thursday morning into friday >>> maybe just don't come back, just stay up there. >> i suppose they would like you to stay and spend money. >> thanks for joining us on abc7 news. >> who wants to be a millionaire is next. >> keep track of the latest breaking news on twitter and talk about our stories at facebook.com/abc7news. >> have a great day. bye-bye. closed captioning by closed captioning services,inc now's a great time to get at&t u-verse tv. make the switch! [ female announcer ] call to get u-verse -- now with free hd -- only 25 a month for six months -- our lowest price ever. plus get up to 182 channels with hbo and cinemax free for three mon
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Feb 6, 2012 11:30am PST
china vetoed a resolution aimed at trying to end the brutal crackdown on dissent. the u.s. says military intervention is not an option. >> our aim has been to use blip , sanction and economic pressure to -- to make it clear to assad that his days are numbered, which they are and there needs to be a transition to a representative democratic government. >>> u.n. says assad's crackdown has killed more than 50 400 people since it began peacefully last match. >>> the legendary madonna upstaged. highlights from her extravagant halftime super bowl the obscene gesture everybody is talk about. >> the battle of the super bowl ads, the favorites, busts and most memorable. great idea. so we'll switch to u-verse tv and internet... that's just what we need... i got accepted into to juilliard. [ dad ] that's great! can we talk about wireless plans? now we can video-chat. and faster internet... [ female announcer ] with at&t u-verse, you can build a personalized bundle to fit your needs. even when they change. call now to bundle two, three, even four services. bundles including u-verse tv, inte
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Aug 14, 2010 6:00pm PDT
today. crank up the flavor at subway. acknowledge acknowledge relief works in china set off a controlled explosion to clear debris from a massive mudslide in the remote northwest. they have been battling for six days to clear rudd and -- mud and rocks that blocked a major river. more than 1100 people were killed in the landslide. almost 600 people are still missing, and clean drinking water is a major problem. >>> back home, southern california man with nerves of steel took his camera out in the waves and captured some video of a shark. chuck patterson mounted his camera on a ten-foot pole, dipped it in the water, and there's the great white shark. the great white circled him twice, even slapping its tail on his board before moving along. a second short-circumstancinged for 12 minutes. a researcher says it's likely this great white shark was given an electronic tag in month -- monterey, about 400 miles to the north. >> leigh glaser here. still waiting for the warm weather. the fog just lasts longer and takes longer to burn off. >> leigh: we have a couple lows off the coast, an
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Oct 23, 2010 11:00pm PDT
. carly fiorina 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. >> mike: a little college football. the stanford hosting the washington state cougars. first quarter, stanford up 3-0. luck shakes off the pressure. seven-yard hookup. 7-0 cardinals. after the cougars cut it to three. 17-7 stanford. much of the same in the third. watch this great leaping grab. 17-yard on the play. stanford wins 38-28. rich harbaugh wasn't that happy. >> some of our fans didn't bother coming to the game today. what they expected they don't always know. this was a good football team we played. some things we have to address. and get better at. really comes down to just some guys just not doing what they were supposed to be doing, and at times looked aappropriation. >> mike: cal hosting asu. a litt
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Jan 20, 2011 11:30am PST
business in china that the two countries should work together to help the world economy recover. he says beijing does not present a military threat to any country. yesterday president obama the white house pulled out all the stops for president hu. mayor ed lee and oakland mayor jean quan, you saw there, jackie khan, actor and steiner vera wang and barbra streisand you see her and olympic skater michelle quan in attendance and vera wang and her husband. for those of you wondering, first lady was not wearing vera wang. she wore a red gown. >> a plan to repeal president obama's healthcare reform law. today the bill -- the house passed a bill directing committees to replace sections. the vote comes a day after republicans pushed through their bill to repeal the law entirely. yesterday's debate shows that pledges of new stability in washington have disappeared. >> we will not stop until we repeal a president and put a president in the position of the white house who will repeal this bill until we repeal the current senate, put in a senate that will listen to the american people and repe
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Jan 25, 2012 11:30am PST
cute. a dozen six-month-old giant pandas in china showed off new skills such as playing with balls, clutching tree branches and fighting for domain. >> this may look anti-social not for pandas they are solitary animals this horse play is encouraged by researchers and delightful to visitors. >> they are just toddlers at six months and weigh about 30 pounds. going to pack on more. for all of us here thanks for joining us. >>ho wants to be a millionaire is next. >> get our new oscar app. >> we have a link at abc7news.com under see it on tv. tv. have a great da a question already! my mom says cable can't bundle cell phones. you mean wireless voice service? nobody does that. mom says at&t does, so... uh...uh... [ female announcer ] get u-verse tv and high-speed internet for just $49 a month for six months with more bundle choices than cable, you can even choose to add wireless voice. switch and get the hd-ready dvr included. i bring tv...to you... mr. roy, with u-verse tv, you can record up to four shows at once on a single dvr and play them back on any tv. ms. jones has u-verse! [ fema
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Dec 15, 2011 11:30am PST
the guardrail. the rail presented the car from plunging into china basin. so far, we don't know how bad there that woman was hurt. >>> still ahead, what did you google this year and how often? top searches of the year. >>> i'm katie marzullo live at the alameda county community food bank where something special is happening. if you donate a canned good to the food drive they have someone here that is teaching clients how to use that food and make hurt they get the >> reporter: sadly the need is greater and ever and donations are low. you can help by donating and you have been doing so all morning so thank you for that. i have a special guest katrina is a nutrition educator. what is that it you do? >> i go out to our member agencies and teach them how to be healthy and prepare healthy meals utilizing the foods we give out in the warehouse. >> reporter: makes sense. what have you prepared? >> today i made a cabbage and chicken stew using all ups we found in our warehouse, cabbage, carrots, potatoes, onions and chicken. >> reporter: it looks and smells delicious on a chilly day nothing
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Jan 22, 2012 6:00pm PST
office. we'll have the top films when we return. >> in china they rang in the year of the dragon today with explosions of light and sound across the city, including 108 manages -- bangs on a large bell in beijing's old city. >> kate is back with a vengeance. >> why are you following me? >> her latest underworld movie opened this weekend at number 1. it's the fourth film in the vampire action saga. >> second place was red tails about the tuskegee air men. last week's film contraband dropped to third place, and hay wire wraps up the top five moves. >> thanks for joining us. -dad, why e you getting that? -that's my cereal. is there a prize in there? oh, there's prize, all right. is it a robot? no. is it a jet plane? nope. is it a dinosaur? [ laughs ] [ male announcer ] inside every box of heart healthy cheerios are the great tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol. stickers? uh-uh. a perhero? ♪ kinda. [ male announcer ] and we think that's the best prize of all. ♪
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Mar 22, 2012 11:30am PDT
to begin heading for china packed with fruit, nuts, wine and frozen >>> love, unlike flowers blossoms in the winter and weugtders in the summer that's the summary from facebook status updates. data crunchers say the most fruitful time for new relationships around valentines. many relationships begin around christmas. may through august are bad months for lovers with break-ups outnumbering new hook-ups. as for days of the week, sundays, mondays, tuesdays biggest days for new romance. fridays and saturdays the peaks for break-ups. >>> stay with us, we'll be right back with really cute video of the newest residents in oakland at the zoo. >>> today at 4:00, this boy asked 24 of his classmates to go to the prom and they all said no. but she found a date online. why is the school banning her from the dance? >>> finally, a sneak peek of some of the smallest and cutest residents at the oakland zoo. >> zoo employees gave us a glimpse of three baby otters a month old. >> they are just beginning to open eyes and learning how to swim still nursing from their mom in a few weeks they will begin to
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Nov 13, 2010 11:00pm PST
are critical to american economic growth. >> in today's world, what happens in japan or china or indonesia also has a direct effect on the lives and fortunes of the american people. >> reporter: the president's focus on trade is tied to his most pressing issue at home. >> for america, it's a job extra. with every $1 billion in experts, 5,000 jobs are support ited a home. >> he issued a warning. the united states can no longer serve as the world's consumer. >> no nation should assume their path to prosperity is paved with exports exports to america. >> there have been bruising economic set backs on the trip. no agreement with south korea. mr. obama could not convince them to open-under their market to american cars and brief. no break through on chinese currency. the president said he'll make no apologies for trying to create american jobs, and said healthy competition can be good for global economic growth. no surprise, the white house is pushing back against the notion the trip was a failure to. the security adviser said that disagreements were exaggerated. traveling with the pr
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Oct 24, 2010 6:00pm PDT
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. >> leigh: most of the heavy rain has moved on toward owes east of us. live doppler 7 hd still picking up a few sprinkles in the north bay. and as we head through the evening, we will not take that out of our forecast. upper 50s to low 60s, that's where we are right now. we a slight chance of shower for the early morning commute, and then plenty of snipe, clearing, and we will remain dry through wednesday. this is the cold front that moved through. a little unstable still there. we keep a chance of isolated showers overnight, but as you can see from the an nation -- animation, most of the heavy y stuff has moved on and we should clear out nicely, and bring on the sunshine, and warmer temperatures for us overall by tomorrow afternoon. in fac
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Dec 20, 2011 11:30am PST
children line-up for toys at a san francisco charity. >>> china is extending an invitation for kim jong un to visit putting its seal of approval on the young successor. his father's body is lying in state. the country begins 11 days of mourning. north korea says it will not accept foreign delegation as tempting to extend condolences. entertainment will be forbidden during the morning forbidden during the morningh former ambassador says the world has not seen a transition of power like this. >> kim jong il has spent less than a year groomi#j:ú2rrj son kim jong un for the succession. so in addition to the fact that we don't know much about kim jong un, i don't think the north korean people know much about him either. >> two trusted family members and political powerbrokers will be the son's main protector his paternal aunt and husband. >>> toys "r" us stores nationwide are open for business and will stay that way until 10 p.m. on christmas eve. that will be 112 straight hours of nonstop shopping. at least nonstop selling this is the second year the toy giant has done this. the flags
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Feb 27, 2012 11:30am PST
ipad 2, there are reports the company that makes apple tablets in china is starting to ship the ipad 3 this week. good time for a good deal on ipad 2. >> we'll be rig >>> today at 3:00, lizzie bermudez will have behind the scenes action from oscar night. who did she rub elbows with on the red carpet? then at 4:00, cameras record a maternity fight involving a member of the kennedy family as he held his new . then at 5, we are expected to learn whether a local cal-state university will turn its back on students applying to college. >>> we'll continue to follow breaking news in oakland where police looking for a gunman near roosevelt middle school on lockdown now these are live pictures police perimeter has been set up. they are searching for the suspect please avoid the area. >> keep track of the latest breaking news on twitter at abc7 news bay area. we'll follow the ...with a two-year-old at home. i have two daughters. we have five boys and a large family. i couldn't imagine not having at&t u-verse. like, if we're watching a movie in mom's room, and mom doesn't want us in her roo
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