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Jun 8, 2013 7:00am PDT
this u.s./china summit. the raging controversy of the government spying on us, listening to our calls and internet surfing. and this question, who is leaking all of these documents? abc's jim avila covering it all from palm springs, florida right now. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, dan. this is not a formal summit, signaled by the lack of neckties and participants in the palm tree location far from the white house. but the subject matter between president xi of china and president obama could not be more formal and serious. together they govern 1 in 5 people in the world. arguably the two most powerful economies on the planet. >> the united states welcomes the continuing peaceful rise of china as a world power. >> reporter: competitive and weary of each other, the united states and china also depend upon each other for trade and diplomacy. the united states counting on china to reign in north korea's nuclear recklessness. >> it's in the united states' interest that china continues on the path of success. >> reporter: no longer are these two superpowers on the brink of o
ABC
Jan 19, 2011 7:00am PST
feeling better. good to have you back. it's a big day in washington. president hu jintao of china arrived yesterday, for one of what could be the most important state visit of the obama white house. everybody knows china is an economic power house. in many ways it's become america's banker. we have a new poll that shows most see china as an economic threat. president obama expected to press the chinese on that. and we have secretary clinton weighing in on that. and also, the latest on the grandma watch. >> you had to go there with her. >> had to go there. >> we'll hear what she has to say. >>> also, we're learning more, how the tucson shootings unfolded. new signs from security cameras at the site showing the shooting was likely premeditated. also the first glimpse of jared loughner's parents. >> the congresswoman had a premonition she might get shot, too. >> we'll have more with mark kelly, too. >>> we begin with a backpack bomb, in spokane, washington. it was found along the route of monday's martin luther king parade. the fbi is investigating. neal karlinsky is in spokane and h
ABC
Oct 27, 2013 8:00am EDT
lugares hay alrededor del ndo? >>los ee.uu. >>francia, china, italia. dumpster: ¿cuÁntos contintes conoces? >>siete. dumpster: ¿cÁles son s nombres? >>estÁ norteamÉrica y sudamÉrica, asia, África, europa, antÁrticy australia. mpster: ¡vaya...! ¡eres muy inteligente! [♪] ♪ mi mundo tu mundo, de ella y de él. ♪ ♪ el mundo es nuestro. ♪ hay tanto que ver. ♪ mi mundo es tmundo, de ella y de él. ♪ ♪l mundo es nuestro. ♪ es doe quiero estar. ♪ dicen que el mundo es enorme, más grande que la luna, ro mi mundo es pequeño como mi habitación. ♪ ♪ mfamilia y mis amigos compartelo que hay en él. ♪ ♪ me encanta el mdo y nos encanta cada día que trae. ♪ [♪] ♪ mi mundo es tu mundo, de ella y de él. ♪ ♪ el mundo es nuestro ♪ hay tanto que ver. ♪ donde sea lo e quieras y lo que puedas decir. ♪ son parte de este mundo y lo hacen especial. ♪ ♪ tmundo, mi mundo, mira con atención. ♪ ♪ el mundo es nuestro. ♪ es nde yo quiero tar. [♪] pidomiren todos. es el dÍa de s perreamigos por correspoencia, y nuestros perrmis del ndo nos enviaron a
ABC
Jan 30, 2010 8:00am EST
sent to china for a breeding program. >> they grow up. and then, they leave to meet girls. >>> but we begin with the unusual winter storm slamming the south, with a barrage of snow and ice. it's knocking out power. making driving very dangerous. abc's david kerley is in carson, virginia, this morning. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, kate. before this storm moves offshore, it's going to leave up to a foot of snow in virginia and carolina. and it is going to snow all day today. overnight, the storm started barreling down the border of north carolina and virginia. it's already slammed the midsection of the country with snow and ice. from new mexico east, more than 17 million americans, feeling the chilling effects already. oklahoma is hard-hit. heavy ice in the sooner state, which can't leave soon enough. the inch-thick ice brought down tree limbs and power lines. >> the two warning centers have been established. >> reporter: more than 150,000 people are without electricity this morning. getting information from the radio. >> they told us they brought in hundreds of extra
ABC
Nov 15, 2009 8:00am EST
true than in china, china owns $800 billion in u.s. debt. that money is keeping the american economy afloat. but as america's biggest creditor the chinese are worried about the weakness of the dollar and the rising deficit. in china, the president gets a break from official meetings when he hosts a town hall with college students. he'll take questions from the audience and online. the entire program will be streamed on the web throughout the country. bill? >> and for the bottom line, let's turn to george stephanopoulos, host of "this week." getting ready for the show. as yunji pointed out, the president going to china to owe visit the u.s. economy. we owe them so much money. talk about this meeting with medvedev. where do things stand with russia? particularly when it comes to iran. >> there's been a lot of friction. the united states needs russia more than any other single country. they believe if russia come along impose sanctions on iran. china is likely not to block them as well. and we know that iran is either too divided to follow through on the commitments they made last month
ABC
Sep 25, 2011 8:00am EDT
mountain in china. we have the amazing video. >>> this wingman story is nuts on a whole variety of levels. this guy has jumped off of the eiffel tower before. but this moment right here, that's the most terrified that he's ever been. more about that story coming up. >> whether you're jumping from 6,000 feet or just waking up, we hope you're having a nice weekend. a lot to get to this morning. >>> courtroom shocker in italy prosecutors want amanda knox's sentence increased from 26 years to life. her parents are grappling with new fierce that they may never be able to take their daughter home, but there's an equal chance that she may walk free. a huge roller-coaster ride for them. >> it's an all or nothing situation. >>> on a much lighter note, we'll talk about something that we did yesterday. something never done before by morning anchors. we put up a toll-free number and asked you to call us and ask us questions. thousands of people called. we'll show you the highlights. include one caller who scolded me on something that i should have known on in news business. what 11-year-old na
ABC
Nov 25, 2010 7:00am EST
white house is leaning on china to do its part to keep that from happening. our jon karl is in washington this morning with the very latest. jon, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dan. this morning, south korea is saying it will send more troops to the island, attacked by north korea, as the white house is pressing china to rein in its ally. the smoldering aftermath of north korea's attack could be seen from the air. an attack we now know killed two south korean marines and two civilians. and sent hundreds fleeing their homes. a sea of fire is how one eyewitness described the attack. with south korea now on its highest level of alert, short of outright war, "the uss george washington" strike group is headed to the region, for previously-scheduled exercises with the south korean military. the message, the u.s. will defend its ally. but america has virtually no leverage over north korea. a point made by joint chiefs chairman, mike mullen, on "the view." >> we're working with allies. i think it's very important, certainly the japanese and the south koreans. but i think it's
ABC
Feb 4, 2010 7:00am EST
lan is going back to china. steve osunsami has more. >> reporter: it's a sad good-bye this morning for the admirers of tai shan and 3-year-old mei lan. this morning, they're leaving for china. every panda living in the u.s., even those born here, must eventually be returned to their motherland. >> it's sad. it's our first cub. our first baby. of course, it's hard to see her leave. >> reporter: the chinese couldn't be happier. and are busy preparing new food and new digs. they're even hiring a language tutor to teach the pandas chinese. right now, they only respond to words and fradzs in english. trainers say the pandas will adapt easily. >> they know where the bamboo's coming from. >> reporter: the chinese are hoping the pandas will reproduce. to help the odds, mei lan has her choice of boyfriends. chinese citizens are voting for the suitors online. each bear has his own video. one is named superman kobe. and another, handsome. tai shan and mei lan are leaving on a boeing 737. these numbers are good luck for the chinese. for "good morning america," steve osunsami, atlanta. >> who would
ABC
Jan 20, 2011 7:00am PST
-stakes summit with china. president obama took the opportunity to announce $45 billion in business deals for u.s. companies which he says will support 225,000 jobs. the state dinner included many top corporate executives. jake tapper is going to join us from the white house now. jake, the chinese president hu is likely to get a somewhat chilly reception when he goes to capitol hill today. >> reporter: that's right, george. a chilly reception, because of what human rights groups call china's abysmal human rights record. also because of china's devaluing of its own currency which keeps its prices artificially low and which economists say costs americans jobs. the president raised a glass to his guests. >> to the people. may they grow together in friendship. may they prosper together in peace. and may they realize a future together for themselves, for their children, and their grandchildren. >> reporter: a night filled with fanfare and pageantry. ♪ guests included abc news' own christiane amanpour. and disney ceo, robert iger and willow bay. also celebrities like jackie chan, barbra
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
take on china, claiming the chinese are playing unfair and stealing american jobs. today in ohio, the president is expected to announce a new world trade. mitt romney has long criticized the president for being weak on china. >>> and could china and japan be headed for war? leon panetta says that could be the result if both nations keep up their provocative behavior. protests erupted on sunday. the two are fighting over who controls islands in the south chi china sea. >>> and beautiful images from the russian space capsule carrying two. they spent 129 days there. the capsule is the only transportation now that the shuttle program has ended. >>> and finally referee brian stropolo was set to referee on under. he unabashed saints fans who facebook page shows him in fully clad saints gear. until they pulled him, they don't think he's going to be back on the field. facebook people, hello, it gets you in trouble all the time. >> on the other hand, he knows the team very well. >>> we'll turn to the race for the white house. new reports of growing tensions in mitt romney's campaign. he's
ABC
Apr 13, 2013 7:00am PDT
already killed 11 people in eastern china, but overnight the virus made a big and dangerous leap infecting a 7-year-old girl hundreds of miles away from the initial hot zone. abc's chief health and medical editor, the former director of the cdc, dr. richard besser, live in hong kong this morning. dr. besser, tell us about this fresh case and why it worries you so much. >> right, dan, so this is a 7-year-old girl. she was hospitalized in beijing with severe pneumonia. her parents both worked in the live chicken business. but what concerns me is what you showed on that map, the distance between shanghai and beijing. this virus was able to travel that distance without leaving a trail of dead birds. most bird flu strains kill birds, as well, and what this says is that china is going to need to be doing a lot of screening of healthy birds if they're going to learn the extent of which this virus is spreading around the country. >> you know, when you were at the cdc, you tracked other outbreaks, in particular the swine flu. how worried are you about this one? >> oh, you know, whenever t
ABC
Nov 24, 2013 4:00am PST
between china and japan are escalated over some disputed islands in the south china sea. china recently announced that the islands are in that country's quote air defense zone. >>> and finally, prince harry is getting ready to head out on his charity trek to the south pole, harry and his team arrived in antarctica on friday. they pulled their gear in harsh conditions. >>> time now for the weather and the forecast for the south pole with ginger zee. >> yeah, we haven't even talked about how cold it is, the type that takes your breath away. i walk outside and say, i don't like it. 10 is what it feels like in boston. the wind chill isn't going to feel all that great. 9 in pittsburgh. 13 in detroit. any better tomorrow? no. it's going to feel like 5 in boston. new york city, 11 the feel like. minneapolis starts to improve a limit bit. not just the actual air temperature being cold, it's the wind. lot of nfl games being played in new england. look at the wind speed. burlington, up at 36. 45 in portland. now, los angeles, is drying out, less windy, much nicer, feels good out there. sacramento
ABC
Apr 8, 2011 7:00am EDT
" says it will likely end up being the largest direct foreign investment ever made in mainland china. it involves hotels, shops and at its core, a magic kingdom-style theme park. >> good morning. >> reporter: with the chinese greeting and mickey mouse and crew dressed in mandarin costumes, disney launched an ambitious, now partnership in china this morning. to villagers who lined the roads, cheering the earth-movers, breaking ground on the theme park. >> china is one of the most dynamic markets in the world. most populous country in the world. shanghai, one of the most dynamic cities in the world. >> reporter: since revolutionizing the industry with disneyland in 1955, disney has gone global. from france, to japan. now, mainland china. >> it's been a global company now for over half a century. disneyland china is going to be uniquely disney. there will be things familiar about it to people who visit our other parks around the world. but it will also be specific to china. >> reporter: like most international businesses, disney is eager to enter the $3.1 billion strong consumer market.
ABC
Nov 15, 2010 7:00am EST
china and that's is where diane sawyer is broadcasting from tonight. she joins us from shanghai. good morning, diane. >> hello, everyone, on "good morning america." i'm showing you the scene first. robin and george, take a look. this is from back in 1990, of the land i'm about to show you now. here we are. take a look. this is the new shanghai, china. and that's why we came here, to learn how they did this in 20 years. and what is the rocket fuel behind this economy, this growth in china. the kind of growth that can build up 15-story buildings in just six days. what is it like to be a land of 1.3 billion people and how do you lift 300 million of them out of poverty in one generation? one thing, of course, is education. we're going inside this school because there are now more people who speak english in china, than there are people in america. and some of them are pretty small people at that. ♪ and another question we have had since we've been here and we toured old shanghai and had a chance to think again about the differences between chinese culture and american culture. is
ABC
Sep 22, 2012 7:00am EDT
doctor about nasonex. 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 this message. >>> holy cow. there's building after building after building. >> it's all a bit crazy. >> those are supposed to be young amish men and women moving to new york city, as they try out a mainstream lifestyle for the very first time. it's all part of a hit reality show called "breaking amish." but new allegations are breaking themselves this morning. are the stars really amish? good morning, america. i'm bianna golodryga. >> i'm fixated with the guy walking with a cat on his head. >> that's mainstream life. >> i question whether that was real. good morning, america. i'm dan harris. it's saturday, september 22nd. >>> a
ABC
Dec 4, 2009 7:00am EST
national zoo panda will be leaving and heading to china. an official announcement is expected this morning. >> he is arguably the national zoo's biggest attraction. he is leaving. >> they are cute. >> the 4-year-old grew up in front of the america's eyes. any couple born at the zoo must be returned to the country for breeding. >> we should keep them. >> what the national zoo in 2005, the panda may feel like a washingtonian but has always belonged to china. the zoo and paid $600,000 to have him for two years. time is up and the panda must go. >> i am celebrating 64 years of marriage. i could not think of leaving her. how could a pent-up leave us? >>> leaders of a house panel still want to hear from the salahis and how they got into that state dinner without an invitation. the couple may get some -- a subpoena. three uniformed officers are now on leave because of mistakes made that night. regulators are now investigating the fund-raising practices of the salahis polo,. copper. >>> sheila dixon regrets that residents had to go through the ordeal of her criminal trial. she did not apol
ABC
Apr 6, 2013 4:00am PDT
obama is reaching out to china to tie to get them to convince north korea to back away from their possible threats and as you know, dan and bianna, china is the most influential country in asia. >> china a key player in the region. reassuring to see scenes pretty normal and reports out of north korea that things are the same there. >> i guess the big concern is we know so little about kim jong-un and his intentions. >> exactly. >>> let's check in with linsey davis in for ron claiborne. how are you. >> good morning, dan and bianna. good to see you guys. good morning, everyone. we begin with the former head of the cia getting a visit from the fbi. federal agents interviewed david petraeus, part of the ongoing investigation into whether paula broadwell received classified information. petraeus told investigators he did not share top secret documents with broadwell. he resigned from the cia last year after it was revealed. >>> the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff arrived in afghanistan for talks about u.s. troop levels. general martin dempsey is meeting with allied commanders as
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Sep 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
workers at the factory in northern china took to the streets last night after a personal dispute between several workers and possibly a security guard escalated out of control. the company that owns the factory foxconn says the incident was not work-related but it is shutting down production for at least a day. 5,000 police were called in. 40 rioters sent to the hospital. foxconn charges that poor working conditions, low pay and mandatory overtime in the past after a string of suicides in 2010. the factory that was the site of last night's riots reportedly makes key things for apple's iphone 5. >> gloria, thanks so much. >>> back here at home, new video overnight of two wildfires that have erupted in southern california. at least 200 homes are in the path in riverside county. >>> and wildfires in washington state all the way east of greendland, affecting air quality in several states. sam will have much more on the extreme conditions out west in just a few moments. >>> a frightening ordeal at the philadelphia airport. a veteran flight attendant was caught trying to take a loaded
ABC
Nov 18, 2010 7:00am PST
respect, i have many people from china that i do business with. they laugh at us. they feel we're fools. they're getting away with absolute murder. they're making the products that we used to make in this country. they're making them, in china. we're rebuilding china. >> if you were president, what would be different? >> i do things very strongly. i would tax china. they manipulate the currency. by manipulating the currency, it's very hard to compete with china. >> you tax china, they stop financing our debt, our economy collapses. >> we tax china, we will pay off the debt quickly. >> why would they go for it? >> it's us. we have the cards. we're the ones that are spending up a of this money in china. >> don't they have the cards because they're our bankers? >> i don't think so at all. i have had bankers over the years. i don't think bankers have the cards. >> how serious is this? you set up an exploratory committee in 1999 and decided not to run. >> in 1999, a group of people wanted me to run. i never wanted to run. and i wasn't a big believer in the independent party. i was luck
ABC
Nov 3, 2009 7:00am EST
. >> you know the objections that have been raised. for one thing, china, together the u.s. and china produced 40% of the world's pollution, co2 pollution. the majority now by china and everyone keeps saying how can you go and have the u.s. commit to controls when china is not doing the same thing? what's the point? >> well, actually in the last three years china has done a u-turn. their still opening a lot of coal plants but will be the number one solar power and wind power in the world by next year. they're building the largest super grid in the world. they're planning 2 1/2 times more trees than the rest of the world complienged and evaluating officials on the basis of how effective they are in reducing co2. >> but still the major polluter. >> still they are and their economy is growing. but they are engineering a major shift toward renewable energy. last week there was a story that -- this huge wind farm in texas is purchasing windmills 100% made in china and the chinese government is providing most of the financing. we need to see this opportunity as a chance for the u.s. t
ABC
May 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
much. >>> now, the other top stories from josh elliott. some good news out of china. >> indeed. we have breaking news out of china. just as secretary of state hillary clinton was arriving there this morning, we received word that a deal has been struck to end a diplomatic crisis. after intense negotiations, china has agreed to let blind activist chen guangcheng go free. you see him there receiving medical treatment at a beijing hospital. chen escaped from house arrest last week and fled to the u.s. embassy for protection. china has demanded the u.s. apologize for allowing him into the embassy. >>> and dozens of people are under arrest after occupy protests turn violent across the country. police in riot gear, firing tear gas twice into a crowd in oakland, california, sending anti-wall street protesters there, as you can see, running for cover. demonstrations also boiled over here in new york and in seattle. >>> five men described as homegrown terrorists are being held without bail today, charged with a plot to blow up a bridge in suburban cleveland. investigators said the men, fed up wi
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Aug 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
the competition. and the u.s. has just pulled ahead in overall medals. topping china, 443- 43-42. china, generally, they do not do that well in the second half of the games when track and field starts. between 1896 and 2008, we won 737 medals in track and field. china, only 15. as we said, michael phelps has one more race tonight, which opens up all sorts of questions about the end of the phelps era and who will replace him. let's get more from summer sanders, herself a gold medalist. summer, good morning to you. >> good morning. i know. we're saying good-bye to phelps, as he arrived at the games with his phelps-like performance in the 100 butterfly, coming from behind. >> with 21 medals, can we say he's either the greatest olympic swimmer of all-time or perhaps the greatest olympian of all-time. >> we were saying he was the greatest olympian of all-time at 19. and i was calling him the greatest olympian of all-time when he won eight gold medals in one olympics games. you add to the four olympics over that tremendous career. and coming back every, single year, with that grueling
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May 19, 2012 7:00am EDT
diplomatic battle mean america and china. will his arrival make tensions worse? >>> failure to launch. just hours ago, what was to be a historic first. >> three, two, one. zero. and liftoff. >> ends in embarrassment. the first commercial rocket to head to the space station grounded. what went wrong? >>> celebrity smackdown. look at this. a reporter tries to kiss will smith on the red carpet. he gets a smack right across the face. did smith overreact here? or is this another sign of out-of-control celebrity news coverage? >>> and cloned canines. could you imagine loving your deceased dog so much, you cloned him not once, not twice, but three times? well, meet the man who did just that. was it worth the $100,000? ♪ somebody i used to know >>> good morning, everybody. look who we've got. it's the co-anchor of our overnight newscast. she's looking over our shoulder. she is the lovely and utterly clonible, paula faris. in for bianna golodryga. good morning to you. >> you have a cat named steve. would you clone steve? >> my wife would sooner clone steve than she would clone me. she
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Jul 29, 2012 8:00am EDT
us. >>> now, here's a look at the medal count. china is in the lead. they just won another gold. they have a total of 7. then it's italy, followed by the u.s., with one gold, two silver and two bronze. we want to keep piling up those golds. >> much more with bill weir in london in our next half-hour. >>> we'll switch gears now and turn to your voice, your vote. mitt romney is in israel, the second stop of his international tour and the presidential candidate has already made news, outlining how he would have handled the escalating tension with iran. david muir is traveling with romney and has more this morning from jerusalem. >> bianna, good morning from jerusalem. where mitt met with israeli prime minister benjamin net ya hue this morning. the two are longtime friends. emerging from israel here this morning, tough talk on iran. in fact, the foreign policy adviser with the romney campaign saying that romney would respect and back a military strike against tehran. romney is expected to elaborate on this later on in his speech. in an excerpt released, make no mistake, they're testing ou
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Nov 27, 2010 8:00am EST
to be released includes russia, china and other key allies, dan. >> how damaging do we think the documents could be? >> reporter: well, one official told abc news that the release is outrageous and dangerous. and state department spokesman p.j. crowley said that the release will be, quote, irresponsible and put lives and interests at risk. the documents will reveal names and detailed discussions with intel sources and dissidents. that puts their lives at risk. so, you can imagine the ramifications if this release would be huge. >> given we have the state department and the pentagon saying this could put lives at risk, it doesn't appear that wikileakses is going to back down. so, what are u.s. officials doing to try to contain the danger pre-emptively? >> reporter: that's absolutely right. it does look like wikileaks is going to go ahead with this. and the u.s. is busy trying to limit the damage by doing a number of things. governments around the world are being briefed by u.s. officials about what the documents might reveal and what they might expect. and a number of u.s. embassi
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Dec 6, 2009 8:00am EST
indignant in the u.s. why aren't china, indiand so forth, doing their things? but the rest of the world is saying, what are you talking about? you're responsible for so much of the rise of greenhouse gases that have taken place until now. when are you going to show some leadership? >> reporter: on friday, president obama pushed back his arrival, saying he would be more effective at the end of the conference, when most world leaders will be here. he's coming armed with a proposal. to cut u.s. gases by 17% by 2020. but the u.s. can't do it alone. >> there can be no solution to this challenge, without the efforts of both china d the united states. >> reporter: china and india say they will slow their rate of emissions. yet, total emissions will increase. scientists say the proposed cuts are not enough to keep earth's climt from uncharted territory. >> there's a limit, how much gases you can put in before mother nature shows you what to do. and mother nature wants less. reporter: another sticking point, how much wealthy nations that pollute the most, should pay to help poorer nations adapt to
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Nov 24, 2013 7:00am PST
u.s. and european allies have made, quote, a historic mistake. >>> tensions between china and japan are escalated over some disputed islands in the south china sea. the two nations have been feuding over who has authority over the islands. china recently announced that the islands are in that country's quote air defense zone. and said it would respond militarily over incursions. >>> and finally, prince harry is getting ready to head out on his charity trek to the south pole, harry and his team arrived in antarctica on friday. they spent saturday acclimating to skiing and pulling the gear in harsh conditions. >>> time now for the weather and the forecast for the south pole with ginger zee. >> yeah, we haven't even talked about how cold it is, the type that takes your breath away. i walk outside and say, i don't like it. that's what i do. i don't flow what you do. 10 is what it feels like in boston this morning. the wind chill isn't going to feel all that great. depending on where you are. 9 in pittsburgh. feels like. in chicago and detroit, 13. does it get any better tomorrow? no. it
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Nov 3, 2012 8:00am EDT
. >> literally have flown halfway around the world for this. >> reporter: gavin cane came from shanghai, china, to run. >> i raised just over $5,000 for a homeless charity in new york, which i can't collect because i'm now not running the marathon. >> reporter: but for millions taking a backseat to suffering, maybe it's best summed up by this runner from south africa. >> it's a bigger lesson. the bigger lesson, we're mere mortals. we're not in control. >> reporter: very good advice there. with the race off, race organizers will donate all of the supplies they would use for the marathon to those in need. dan? >> a lot will be happy to hear that. thank you. >>> let's not forget there's a presidential election coming up on tuesday. it's "your voice, your vote." just three days to go. and some people cannot wait. they're lining up for early voting, sometimes for up to three hours. look at the size of that line. meanwhile, the candidates are out barnstorming the battleground states, where this extremely tight and utterly unpredictable race will be won or lost. abc's jake tapper is traveling with th
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Sep 28, 2013 8:00am EDT
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Nov 11, 2013 7:00am EST
personas habrian quedado sin n fvida, y ahora pasa al sur de china en huanyin y hunana. >>> autoridades chinas dse ll a llevaron una alerta roja por la llegada del tifon. >>> 12 marineros perdieron el n anclaje y amenazaban chocar con la costa. >>> esfeurzos humanitarios estan seidno lelvadlevados a cabos n china. >>> el poapa, francisco i, envi su bendicio y stnew york envia y ayuda a traves de la cruz rokja internacional. >>> se investiga un incidente o con un avion spirint porque u r fragmento de unl motor derecho d desprendio. >>> >>> orack obama rinde triububuta los hombres caidos en la cere n ceremonia y colocara una ofrenda en la tumba del soldado desco c desconocido. >>> un satelite cruzo siberia y la atlantida entrando a la at s atmosfera mientras se desinte a desintegraba. >>> seguimos con el candelero y anita (mÚsica(. . >>> eso! (mÚsica(. . eh eh eh! esta feliz el cande r candelero de hoy. sientese co d comadre! >>> sigue siendo mi audicion r para el ballet folklorico de el candelero! >>> miren, aqui estan mis mar maracas. >>> me dijeron que cuando que dar
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Jul 29, 2012 4:00am PDT
for joining us. >>> now here's a look at the olympic medal count so far at the london games. china is in the lead zthey just won another gold in women's shooting. for a total of 7 medals. then it's italy fol lid by the usa. we want to keep piling up those golds. >> by the way, we'll have much more with bill weir from london in our next half-hour. >>> now a story that's captured people's hearts, the woman who rescued three little bear cubs trapped in a dumpster. >> that video went viral. we'll hear from the woman the heroine at the center of it all. here's abc's john muller. >> reporter: three little bears and one big mama are happy to be together again. not the case two weeks ago when the cubs went searching for food in this dumpster and got stuck inside and she heard her cries in the night. >> i want to get you out. >> mama bear may have been stumped. but come daylight, she knew exactly what to do. with her daughter shooting video from the porch. shirley fearlessly places a ladder in the dumpster, they begin to lower themselves. one cub wants to go back in for a second. at last th
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Sep 23, 2012 4:00am PDT
largest steel tower in china. it's nearly 1300 feet tall. no thank you. he usually climbs without saf y safety. ginger doesn't know this, but this is her next assignment. >> no way. >> my money is on ginger. >> all right, paula, thank you. >>> we'll turn now to the race to the white house. just 44 days away from the election day and the romney campaign is hoping to get past a rough week. will it be enough to regain the momentum? it's your voice, your vote. david kerley has the lastest from washington. >> reporter: the days are slipping away now. many republicans are begging mitt romney to reset his campaign. some of the gop complain romney is losing. he's not on the trial enough. spending too much time fund-raising. as he was last night in california. >> just coming to town to see you. >> reporter: there are calls for big changes for his campaign, which romney dismisses on "60 minutes." >> i got a very effective campaign, doing a very good job. >> reporter: will he turn around his campaign in. >> well, it doesn't need a turnaround. we got a campaign that's tied with an incumbent preside
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Nov 30, 2012 7:00am PST
he and his wife, cindy, have three grown sons and an adopted daughter from china. she said the couple had been struggling financially. >> she has been without a job for a long time. >> reporter: but thursday, cindy canceled a planned job interview. >> i keep thinking this is a dream. i wake up, you know, it's hard to even imagine. >> reporter: lottery officials won't confirm hill hit the jackpot. but in a tight-knit town of just 496, and with $500 million jackpot at stake, word travels fast. >> well, i hope we all stay very grounded, stay humble, and don't forget who we are. >> reporter: overnight at the hillshire brands factory in nearby st. joseph, security was tight. abc news learned hill works the second shift here in the hot dog and deli packaging department. it's not clear if he showed up thursday night. meantime, family members tell abc news, there's another clue. hill is a fan of the kansas city royals. the winning lotto numbers turn out to be the same as that team's hall of fame players. stars like george brett, and willie wilson, along with former player, bo jackson.
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Nov 12, 2010 7:00am EST
here, his belief that china artificially manipulates its currency to keep its goods cheap, at the expense of u.s. jobs. president obama could not get the g-20 to use stronger language in the joint statement they released. but in his press conference today, he used his strongest language yet about the chinese currency. >> it is undervalued. and china spends enormous amounts of money intervening in the market to keep it undervalued. my expectation is that china's going to make progress on this issue. >> reporter: and he pushed back on accusations that the recent decision by the fed to inject $600 billion into the economy is, itself, currency manipulation. >> this decision was not one designed to have an impact on the currency, on the dollar. it was designed to grow the economy. >> reporter: how much president obama is willing to compromise on the bush tax cuts for the wealthy, in order to secure the extension of the bush tax cuts for the middle-class. the president said he was not going to negotiate with reporters here in seoul, south korea. but rather, would wait to meet with congr
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Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
trying it out. here in china, a bakery is taking cake delivery to new heights. in australia, they're developing a drone to deliver textbooks to your door. and in south africa, they've found a way to deliver beer to thirsty concertgoers. back here in the states, drones are already being used by real estate agents to take photographs. and by farmers to manage their crops. but it may be a while before these guys are showing up at our doors. at purdue university, where they're developing the type of drones that amazon would use, they're experiencing turbulence along the way. >> we've crashed the first three times we took off. >> the idea of being able to have your papers delivered to you. you're just sitting here. you don't have to get up. >> oh, no. >> and oh, wow. >> oh. is it going to make it? >> oh, no, i'm actually concerned. >> you'll certainly know it's coming because i could hear it a mile away. >> how are you going to get the paper? >> i'm not. i'm going to wait for it, because, apparently, those blades are sharp. that's a drone we borrowed or they lent from a cinematography com
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Nov 16, 2009 7:00am EST
president's first trip to china also trying to push them with global problems. a tricky balance. he knows, of course, china holds all the cards as america's largest foreign lender so our yunji de nies is traveling with the president and joins us from shanghai. >> reporter: good morning, diane and robin. this was one of the few unscripted moments on the president's visit. it was supposed to be carried live on chinese state television but at the last minute the chinese government changed its mind and so only local television stations in shanghai and the white house website carried it live. [ speaking a foreign language ] >> reporter: the president opened with a short speech saying the rocky past shouldn't influence the future. >> our relationship has not been without disagreement and difficulty. but the notion that we must be adversaries is not predestined. >> reporter: still, he did not shy away from those disagreements including the issue of human rights. >> these freedoms of expression and worship of access to information and political participation, we believe are universal rights. >> repor
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May 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
the chinese dissident that's been the center of high-stakes negotiations between the u.s. and china. >> the diplomatic crisis in china, recording chen guangcheng. he's begging to fly to the united states, on secretary of state hillary clinton's plane. chen, who escaped house arrest and was sheltered at the u.s. embassy there in beijing, is rejecting a deal that would have allowed him to stay in china. telling abc news, in part, that he fears for his family's safety. >>> meanwhile, here at home, we're learning about a new threat looming from al qaeda. it's not big-city airports that are the targets this time. rather, large swaths of the american west. and brian ross is here with the overnight details. >> reporter: good morning, josh. al qaeda's camps in afghanistan may be shut down. this morning, they're online sites are urging followers to attack america in disturbing, new ways. citing the forest fires in the west, al qaeda says a well-placed firebomb could terrorize large areas of the country. in an online cover magazine called "inspire," al qaeda describes your freedom to ignite a
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Apr 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
story, what could be the worst diplomatic crisis between the u.s. and china in more than 30 years. a blind human rights activist in beijing, under house arrest, somehow managed to evade security and break free. word now is he may in fact be under the protection of american diplomats. martha raddatz joins us with new details about his dramatic escape. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, josh. chen guangcheng had already been in prison more than four years. he has been a strong activist trying to halt forced abortions and sterilizations which limit the sizes of families in china to one child per couple. but once the young lawyer got out of prison, he was placed under house arrest. his family farm surround and under constant guard by cordons of police. but he managed to escape a dangerous and daring move. it is believed he's in the american hands in china's capital at the u.s. embassy. which would essentially be a safe house. the u.s. has now rushed over a u.s. diplomat, is sis tant foreign of state. the united states is in a delicate position, but wanting to keep chen and
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Jul 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
games. their uniforms all made in china. the story first reported by abc news. this morning, we hear from the u.s. olympic committee. >>> caught on camera. a jaw-dropping red light runner. that oncoming car, crashing through the intersection, flying through the air. and what's unbelievable? the driver walked away. >>> and tom cruise fights back. his lawyer blasting tabloids for saying he settled so katie couldn't spill secrets about their marriage. now, jennifer lopez discusses the superstar split. >> you fight and you try and you try until you realize you can't anymore. >>> good morning, everyone. friday the 13th. george is off today. that's why josh is here. that's why amy is there. lara -- sam is already at central park. man, you've got to see that crowd, right? central park, already full for our party in the park, country-style. >> yes. luke bryan. we're excited to have him singing the hottest country song in america. plus, we will be asking about the controversy, exploding this week over his singing of the national anthem at the all-star game. you see him right there. and he wil
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Jul 20, 2011 7:00am EDT
in china. >> reporter: born in china wendi came to the u.s. at 18. her visa sponsored by an american family. she then became romantically involved with a husband she later married but that lasted less than three years. >> the husband was much more in love with wendi than wendi was with the husband. >> reporter: the love affair with murdoch began under a cloud of suspicion as well, they married only 17 days after his divorce became final after his second wife of 31 years but wendi is far from a trophy wife and graduated from yale with an mba. >> she's interested in his business. he says she's flattered. >> reporter: together they have two young daughters and discussed them with tiger mom herself with "newsweek" and "the daily beast." >> why tree the best of chinese and the best of american methods to teach them. >> reporter: she carved out some time for personal projects. just this weekend in the midst of the hacking scandal, she was hobnobbing in the hamptons at a screening of a film she produced. deng's two daughters ages 10 and 8 are more than 40 years younger than his eld
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Nov 24, 2010 7:00am PST
to the eastern side of the korean peninsula because china protested, so already this, in effect, is standing up to china. what the u.s. expects here is for china to start pressuring its ally, north korea, to essentially knock it off or risk having a greater u.s. presence in the region. >> that's right. they've been frustrated that china hasn't done more. okay. martha, thanks very much. >> and he was talking with barbara walters, the president, yesterday, and weighed in on midterm elections. and barbara did her best to get a little debate going between the president and sarah palin. >> you may have heard that sarah palin told me just last week that she could beat you if she ran. could she? >> you know, i don't speculate on what's going to happen two years from now. >> mr. president -- >> uh-huh. >> you will not tell me that you can beat sarah palin. >> what i'm saying is i don't think about sarah palin. >> should we ask your better half? and a lot of people feel she is your better half? >> absolutely. >> i don't think the president's telling the entire truth there. do you? >> i think
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