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Sep 5, 2014 6:00pm EDT
mcdonnell himself signed into law in 2011. >> up next, what forced a flight from dulles airport to china to turn around hours after takeoff. >> the accusations against an american university department chair that have landed him behind bars. >> two top high school teams in the nation are about to kick off in >> the hunt for a suspected killer stretches from maryland to north carolina. prince george's county police say a shot wallace fired at a house killed the three-year-old on august 10. the fbi has joined the search. investigators say he could still be in the d.c. area. he could also be in richmond or winston-salem, north carolina. the reward for wallace has more than doubled. >> the virginia woman is accused of kidnapping her son and trying to take them to china. she appeared in federal court in alexandria this afternoon. federal agents arrested her thursday at dulles international airport. she and the boy were on a plane headed for beijing when authorities ordered the flight back to dulles. she and her ex-husband are involved in a custody dispute. she will remain in custody until a h
ABC
Jun 5, 2015 6:00pm EDT
enforcement officials pointed to china yesterday. today some members of congress say this may have been state sponsored. the u.s. officials say they don't know who carried out the attack or why. today the white house backed down from allegation that china was behind the cyber attack. they have no proof chinese was involved. they insist while the u.s. government may leave employee data exposed so did corporate america. >> to say that our computer system on the federal got are at risk is not news. this is a risk shared by the private sector. >> officials from the office of personnel management said they realized there was a breach in april but don't know the mote i for how many employees had data stolen. they have yet to notify employees directly and are promising to do so in the next two weeks. the only assurance today is so far u.s. officials haven't found any of the sensitive information pulled on the black market yet. today a spokeman accused the u.s. calling on china without evidence. calling that irresponsible but never denying involvement. maureen, today the white house officials s
ABC
Jul 9, 2015 6:00pm EDT
to resign because of this huge grief. they are saying china's responsible, china says they are not. jonathan elias, abc 7 news. montgomery county also developing, the fbi says it what it plans to attack americans over the july for holiday. -- the fbi says they thwarted plans to attack americans over the fourth of july holiday. first, brianne carter is on the national mall with what we know about the foiled plots. brianne: maureen, 10 people were arrested within the weeks leading up to the fourth of july holiday. that holiday where lots of people were on high alert. many talking about the possibility of a threat. we know that 10 arrested. this news coming from the f ei director earlier today -- the fbi director james cody earlier today. he would not give additional information about possible attacks or targets. he said some of those who were arrested, it was believed perhaps they had been planning something, but others were arrested in connection with other things beyond terrorism charges. that is what we know as a result of all this. nothing was mentioned in terms of specific locat
ABC
Jun 9, 2015 6:00pm EDT
is a growing problem because people in countries like china and russia are willingly paying triple for certain u.s. cars. prosecutors charge us a sales manager at the viewership to sell crimes like fraud and forgery. manhattan imported cars the scene of an alleged crime that wrapped around the globe. a woman purchased a white range rover in her name and sold out $75,000 for the high-end s.u.v. but had it shipped from rockville to china where it sold for $225,000. that is a 300% increase. >> a markup. >> the luxury car exporting is sophisticated with a great demand. >> somebody inside at a supervisor or a management level. it made it that much easier to get done. and harder for us to detect. >> the dealership owner told us off-camera he was clueless to armstrong's alleged criminal behavior. out big money he considers himself a victim, too. armstrong raked in $200,000 a year as sales manager lived across the street at the pike and rose development. he did not return our call or e-mails seeking comment. >> it is not worth it. just operate within the law. >> how did armstrong get caugh
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
dispute between china, japan, and other u.s. allies. the vice president met today with the china -- the japanese prime minister. the vice president will discuss the issue during a meeting with in beijingsident tomorrow. >> that newspaper editor who broke the edward snowden story about nsa classified document says he has just scratched the surface of the scandal. said he hasdger published one percent of the documents received by the paper. he also accused british authorities of trying to intimidate the newspaper. >> coming up on abc seven news at 6 p.m. a teacher accused of sexually thusing a child wit special needs. the family says they refuse to remain silent. >> and unusual vehicle is making its home in northern virginia. it is bringing jobs within. friday started a black for all inside an area mall is caught on tape. over the next seven days, temperatures will go way up and then they will head way down. for all those who sleep too hot or too cool, and struggle to sleep comfortably together, now there's a solution. the company that individualized your comfort with the sleep number bed
ABC
Dec 29, 2014 6:00pm EST
search. china, singapore, malaysia, and the royal australian airports also plan to send equipment and experts. the death toll from a fire on a greek fairy -- the ship caught fire over the weekend on a trip from greece to italy. rescuers saved 427 people, but the death toll could rise because the number of people accounted for is lower. a woman accused of killing her grandmother will undergo a mental health evaluation. a lawyer for hestina harris says a psychiatrist will determine whether she is competent to stand trial. she reportedly murdered her grandmother a week ago. harris maintains her innocence. the number of people without health insurance in the district has dropped. uninsured residents signed up under d.c. health link. 18,400 previously uninsured people now have health coverage. the study also found that every part of the district sought reductions in uninsured. at in 2014, all taxpayers, at the request of the irs will have to have hope insurance for the previous year. this is required under the affordable health care act. those who do not have insurance will have a fine
ABC
Jun 16, 2015 6:00pm EDT
gotten ahold of information belonging to contractors and relatives of government workers. china is denying that it was behind the attack. maureen: next at 6:00 triple-a calls out a money-maker. the camera issues the most tickets in the county. stick, miserable, whatever you say. it's hot outside. steve's full forecast is next. robert: i'm robert burton. coming up in sports, the redskins mini camp kicks off today. can lebron force a game seven? he will need help. the help he maureen: one speed cam in maryland issued more tickets than any other in montgomery county. according to triple-a it's the third busiest in the washington region. located along route 108. many drivers complain that area is oversaturated with speed cameras. now as mike conneen reports a task force of residents want some changes. >> in front of st. peters church one speed camera has been busy. the busiest in montgomery county. generating more than 27000 citations and $1.1 million in revenue. >> it can be annoying if you get the ticket in the mail. >> it's a money-grab. >> sometimes it goes over that. mike: a year
ABC
Nov 10, 2014 6:00pm EST
visit to china in about five years. he is scheduled to take part in three days of talks focusing on strengthening economic ties with the burden -- the growing region. he said america's interest in asia should not be can -- and should not because for concern among china's leaders. to a futureoking where a worker in any of our countries cap for to provide for his family, where his daughter can go to school and start a business and have a fair shot at success. with a fundamental rights are cherished and protected and not denied. >> president obama will begin a series of china. meetings with the president of china. >> vice president biden's comments come two weeks after a senior vice that's a senior administration official called the netanyahu a derogatory term. better report that we're still buddies. [laughter] you got it, right? is been friends for over 30 years. i said, bb, i don't agree with a dam thing you say, but i love you. really are good friends. >> bb is a nickname for not now who -- bb is in a name for netanyahu. thatice president said there is no other friend like israel fo
ABC
Mar 22, 2014 6:00pm EDT
car. herelle obama continues to church in china. she said that access to information should be a universal right and should make countries stronger. china has public controls on public speech. they're going to be at the great wall tomorrow before leaving on wednesday. the crisis in ukraine. a team of international monitors will arrive soon with the hope of trying to ease tensions. this will be in the region of crimea. ukrainian troops used grenades to slow the russian advance. yesterday, russian finalize the annexation of crimea, all ukraine signed a trade pact with europe. a call for continued u.s. sanctions against russia and more financial support to ukraine. sanctions against top russian officials include asset freezes. they have warned of a possible downgrade to russia's credit rating. today, there are 13 early voting locations throughout the district. the polling sites will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00. the primary will be tuesday, april 5 g. get out there and vote. for thell be a speech gillespie. he is trying to unseat mark warner who is seeking reelection in virginia.
ABC
Mar 8, 2014 6:00pm EST
plane was headed from kuala lumpur to beijing, china when contact was lost. richard reeve is following all the fast-moving developments. news does not appear good. vietnamese air force plane spotted those oil slicks close wentere that going 777 missing. it is the first sign the jetliner has crashed. among those on board, three americans. a man identified as philip boyd and two young children, aged 4 and 2. joiningavy destroyer is the search for malaysia airlines flight 370. with 239 on board went missing on saturday in the south china sea. >> no news. worried. >> air force pilots have discovered to large oil slicks, the kind that would be produced by fuel tanks from a twin jetliner. >> all indications are that there was no distress call. there could be something catastrophic that has taken place. roke radarne b contact and midflight. on board -- 270 seven passengers from 14 countries. >> we are doing everything we can to ensure that every possible angle in the situation is addressed. >> the pilot has had 31 years with malaysia airlines. one of the best safety records in aviat
ABC
Jun 27, 2015 6:00pm EDT
night, usa and china, quarterfinals of the world cup. johnson across to carli lloyd. the u.s. wins 1-0. this gives them their second consecutive appearance in the semi's, making them the only country to reach the final four in every women's world cup. quickly energy lifts us. i do not know if it is about these court of final games, these knockout games that puts us in a more comfortable state. there is something about this team that -- we are not willing to go down without a fight. if that is your attitude, then we know we can compete against any team in the world. gregg: next, they compete against germany. while the capitals were making their draft pick, the new yorkers picked the first player ever from china. he was spotted at 10 years old in beijing. his family moved to canada so he could play college hockey before going pro. the women's world cup looked good last night. they will play germany next week. kellye: another win kellye: where is the storm activity right now? eileen: the heaviest action east of the chesapeake bay, impacting the eastern shore of maryland. most of us are do
ABC
Aug 4, 2014 6:00pm EDT
survivors after a deadly earthquake in china. >> a direct pipeline in the money trail. the latest in the mcdonnell corruption trial when we come back. >> partly-sunny skies, 81 degrees outside the belfort furniture weather center. we have warm and humid weather coming up and a hurricane to deal >> tough questions for the star witness in the trial of the former governor and first lady. >> jonnie williams faced questions including whether he had had intimate contact with maureen mcdonnell. richard reeve is live with more on this trial. >> two big issues came up today, was there a direct money trail for the governor, and as you said was there a romantic relationship between williams and the former governor's wife. he says no. >> former governor bob mcdonnell appeared relanced and confident -- relaxed and confident outside court. >> i am. looking forward to having the truth come out. >> but maureen mcdonnell remained tight-lipped as did star scientific c.e.o. jonnie williams. the mcdonnells are accused of accepting $165,000 in loans and gifts from williams in exchange for promoting his c
ABC
Feb 6, 2014 6:00pm EST
,information the senate has unanimously confirmed max baucus as the next ambassador to china. democrat served as chairman of a finance committee and helped write president obama's health care law. baucus said he would not seek reelection for a seventh term in november. a search fornext, changes to save lives. what happened the moment their children's heart stopped. how our children are taught. >> we could see some snowflakes. doug hill tells us what impact that will have on the weekend. winnipegts against tonight. everybody is still buzzing about the wizards game. that's coming up in sports. >> learning how to save a life could be part of the curriculum for maryland public high schools. >> new legislation would require students to operate a different later and form cpr before they earn a diploma. kevin lewis spoke with two families who are pushing for change. he joins us with their different stories. different had nothing to do with equipment, but rather knowledge. one families daughter saiz the other girl didn't stand a chance. both attended high schools with different players but few
ABC
Nov 28, 2013 6:00pm EST
21st century version of the mayflower. finengton's finest enjoy dining with candles, silver, and china. know, we are family. we try to help each other out. they start preparing the meal about a week in advance including 300 pounds of potatoes. >> [indiscernible] >> in the end the volunteers served up hundreds of meals to these first responders. we brought our brothers brotherly love and are thankful. >> the officers went back to work on a cold day like today they appreciated the warm meal. we havee thankful that people like this who dedicate their time and effort to come out here and do this for those of us, you know, who have to work. >> abc 7 news. weather threatened to be big thanksgiving day tradition in the big apple, but mother nature managed to the eighth. organizers worried about high winds grounding the parade, but new york police allowed them to fly lower than normal, just in case. weafter a couple days, finally got some sunshine. >> breezy. the winds him down, but the big news is the temperatures. we will probably be fairly similar temperature wise. >> this is the coldest th
ABC
Mar 10, 2014 6:00pm EDT
the crimea. claims -- will meet with the ukrainian prime minister on wednesday. be seeking china's support in isolating russia in some way. of the president's actions of our. 43% opposed him. apart from 49% of americans favoring sanctions against russia. maureen? spoke viasnowden teleconference from russia today. he says he has no regrets about programssurveillance he believes violate the u.s. constitution, encouraged people to secure their digital information from the government and corporations. snowden's comments, as we learned that 5 million federal employees with security clearance will come under greater scrutiny. the program will identify leakers, corrupt officials. unionsent employees and were a that constant monitoring will intrude into people's private lives. >> still to come -- researches on for a missing airliner that is on has -- the search for missing airliner that so far has vanished without a trace. >> a retired couple has been coming to this mcdonald's for years, but now they say never again, and it's not about the food. we will explain, coming up. the 60-degreeat
ABC
Jun 12, 2015 6:00pm EDT
. u.s. officials believe hackers linked to china gained access to more sensitive information. this time it's data submitted by intelligence and military personnel seeking security clearances. that means that the information is about mental illnesses, past arrests, and drug and alcohol use. i also includes lists of contacts and relatives. the scope of the hacking is still being determined. stay with abc7 for continuing coverage. this was a day of high drama at the capitol. as president obama dropped in on a surprise visits. he wanted to push a plan some say could lead to one of the biggest trade deals the world has ever seen. but he had to persuade his own party. and our senior political reporter scott thuman shows us that didn't go as planned. scott? scott: maureen, it was like a soap opera on the hill today. we are talking about three large trade-related bills all tied together and could have a massive impact on the american economy, jobs and how much you pay for consumer goods. the president getting the cold shoulder from his own party. even the profit -- president seemed nervous
ABC
Jul 10, 2015 6:00pm EDT
who is responsible. so far many point the finger at china and join the millions of how to protect themselves. >> how much will it cost? >> i don't have numbers in front of me. i'm not sure that the numbers are available at this point. scott: a handful of legislatures are pushing for the recover act which would mean lifetime credit monitoring for the victims and $5 million in insurance coverage for identity theft. on capitol hill, scott thuman, abc7 news. maureen: he admitted shooting nine people to death in a charleston church. tonight the f.b.i. says dylann roof should never have been able to get the weapon. f.b.i. director says a background check failed because of a breakdown in paperwork between police department and counties. roof told investigators he attacked black church members in charleston to start a race war. former virginia governor bob mcdonnell's appeal has been denied. the court upheld public convictions against him and mcdonnel was sentenced to two years in prison but was free on bond in the appeals process. northern virginia bureau chief jeff goldberg is live with
ABC
Jul 4, 2015 6:00pm EDT
family newly transplanted from china agrees. >> we like the people and the town so i think this is the wonderful place to live. rebecca: dan is a volunteer from the american legion and says he likes the home town feeling of community and safety but acknowledged even this fourth of july, they stepped up security measures in light of heightened concerns over possible terrorist threats. >> unfortunately, i think they are bringing it to america. rebecca: do you have a concern about a gathering of this size? >> you're always on the lookout. we have to be diligent in making sure people are aware of what's going on around them. rebecca: so, kelly the festivities are over here. you can see green has cleared out except for this one sole red, white and blue patriot celebrating in the fountains dedicated to the men and women who have served our country in the military. they had fireworks last night and they say during the day they wouldn't want to be kidnap -- any place else but in their home town of vienna, virginia. kelly: the little guy looks like he's having a good time. thank you, rebecc
ABC
Mar 14, 2015 6:00pm EDT
record for attempted smuggling of iphones into china. he was stopped with 146 phones strapped to his body. the iphones are knotty legal in china, but they cost more than other countries because of higher import taxes -- they are not illegal in china. the south pacific archipelago northeast of australia, took a direct hit from a cyclone pam. it had wind of 168 miles per hour, equivalent to a category five hurricane. the extent of destruction may not be known for days as communication with the small island has been knocked out. that is tornado-strength. eileen: it is just devastating to see those conditions, and our thoughts and prayers go to all those people on the island. kimberly: it is tough with the weather. eileen: it is today we got a healthy dose of rain. even though it is gloomy, looking at the bright side of things the weatherbug camera at army navy golf course, looking greener, no longer snow covered and the rain is making conditions a little bit nicer for us. we will have brighter conditions in the skies tomorrow. as far as the rainfall today anywhere between half an inch a
ABC
Jan 23, 2014 6:00pm EST
saying tonight. >>> and a made in america victory. remember your outrage when we discovered the american uniforms were made in china.
ABC
Jan 3, 2014 6:00pm EST
executed on charges of trees on that treason. now china newspaper claims that the uncle was fed to a pack of hungry dogs. story wasthat this printed weeks ago but for some reason did not pick up steam until today. administration wants to make it harder for mentally ill people to buy guns. the new rule would make it harder to buy guns if you have mentally ill health problems. >> new at 6:00 --eppicards are issued by the state for those receiving welfare support and other payments. the program vendor blocked access to the affected funds. replacement cards were mailed out today. >> if you think it is cold, think about these folks in minnesota. it is so brutally cool, the governor had to cancel classes for the entire state. the wind chill makes it feel like -60. >> no snow day at the national zoo. the zoo was open in spite of the bad weather. the zookeepers rot the snow to the panda cub. there is a picture -- the zookeepers brought the snow to the panda cub. there is a p picreshe will maket on january 18. [laughter] >> it is really cold already. if this is not cold enough for you, come tuesda
ABC
Nov 4, 2014 6:00pm EST
. >> president obama will go to asia next week for stops in china and will have a state visit with the president. he will go to myanmar and australia with trips focusing on the global economy and u.s. policy toward the asia-pacific region. >> a good night for an election? >> the weather department did our part. vote for you. >> thank you. i don't know for what, but i will take it. basically good news for the next 24 hours and by the time we get to thursday, just one rainy day. not a comfortable day thursday with a cold front coming through but then back to sunny skies. cloud and sunshine with mild temperatures climbing close to 70. seven degrees above average. might even be a few degrees warmer in the city tomorrow morning. current temperatures in the upper 50's. 65 and fredericksburg. overnight, 47ge to 54 and a few clouds helping to keep temperatures above average of stop in the area of green here, this is the area of very mild temperatures. on the east side of the cold front, you got the left side and temperatures are dipping. this is seasonal air and average temperatures. between n
ABC
Jan 24, 2014 6:00pm EST
sudden market shift is being blamed on slow economic reports in china and tightening fiscal policy of the u.s. and in europe . we have breaking news. the wall street journal reports they plan to lay off 2300 employees at sam's club. will bear thes brunt of its cuts. lanier faced some tough questioning from councilmembers today about misconduct in the department. the committee called the hearing after several officers were arrested on charges ranging from sex crimes to attempted murder. she says the department is making all new recruits take lie detector tests and is increasing the use of body cameras. to the body camera system because it is an additional way for us to have accountability. >> two of the officers arrested joined the department more than 20 years ago. >> a little bit of light snow. let's start with the ford board and get started on your weekend forecast. 24 and 11, that was the official high and low at reagan national. yesterday, our high temperature went up one degree. statistically, we are past the coldest point of winter. reality, that becomes a conflict to the facts.
ABC
Aug 27, 2014 6:00pm EDT
revealing products that say they're made in america when actually they're made in china. tonight american workers who want their jobs back. >> made in america! >>> and also tonight, a personal note, a thank you
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