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Dec 7, 2009 3:35am EST
: bob woodruff, abc news, isle de jean charles, louisiana. >> it is a worldwide issue. china has the fastest-growing economy in the world and is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases which are heating up the planet. >> beijing has promised to slow the rate at which emissions are growing. although the overall level will continue to climb. the bbc's quentin somerville reports on some of the advances. >> reporter: it's china's industry that will be the key to its success in copenhagen. the heat and steam from its factories have been making the planet warmer. so, china's been on an energy efficiency drive. and this cement factory has been doing its bit. making cement requires a lot of energy. but at this plant they're actually saving some. what they've been doing in the kilns behind me is capturing the extra gas and the extra heat and turning it into power. and by doing so, they've cut their electricity bills by 25%. but this is a country addicted to coal. that means even with its energy savings china's carbon emissions will keep rising for many years to come. technology could be the s
ABC
Aug 8, 2012 2:35am EDT
likely heard of a bull in a china shop before. here is a story with a sweet sort of twist on that. >> yes, look closely at this surveillance video. you will see it is a bear in a chocolate shop. when they found the little mess in the store, owners of the rocky mountain chocolate factory thought a squirrel may have gotten inside. >> they were stunned when they saw it was no squirrel. the bear forced the door open. went in and out a few times between helpings. further proof that we all love chocolate. >> chocolate. a neat bear. a neat bear. went in. had a snack. >> want out. >> chose. >> like picky, yeah. i want the truffles. he wanted the truffles. >> they thought it was a squirrel. >> no squirrel. coming up next, reversal of fortune for olympic favorite gabby douglas and a heartbreak for a chinese athletic hero. >> you will see how early the intense olympic training begins for chinese children. you are watching "world news now." ♪ just stay this little ♪ oh dar lu♪ ♪ darling don't you ever grow up ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" brought to you by hotwire.com. >>> team u
ABC
Jul 13, 2012 2:35am EDT
actually made in china. now find out who is demanding some action. i think it seems odd to most folks that the american olympic team is wearing uniforms made in china. just on face value alone. seems incredibly bizarre and weird. >> it could bring the u.s. economy something like $1 billion. >> if the clothes were made here for our nation's athletes. >> unbelievable. >>> we did mention it is friday the 13th. sound effect, please. what is that, the sound effect, a little jive. >> the remix. >> this suspicious day, part of a popular series of horror movies. we are about to tell you what you probably don't know about this day that many people dread. i can't watch those movies freaks me out. i don't like scary movies. i plug my ears. usually the sound track. and close my eyes. >> come on, paula. stay tuned for the script. there are some word in the script that we are never going to be able to pronounce on the air. >> ever. >> stay tuned as we look foolish. >>> before all of that it may have started as a joke. now a washington, d.c. police officer is unserious trouble over a certain comment
ABC
Jan 19, 2011 3:05am EST
china's president. >>> critical cuts. cities forced to lay off police officers. >> it's scary and it makes me worry for my kids. >>> and new fears about crime. >>> and regis philbin's retirement. his surprising tv announcement and who is ready to take his place. it's wednesday, january 19th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> another big entertainment question, can anyone really replace regis, you know? >> i think the key is to not try to replace him. >> start a new chapter. >> that father/daughter relationship they had. i heard someone say it's like oprah. you can't replace oprah. you can't replace regis. >> i think it's cool that after that many years in television, breaking the record for on camera hours, he's going out certainly not starving, looking good and in great health and on his own terms. we should all go out that way. it's cool. >>> good morning and thanks for being with us. i'm vinita nair. >> i'm rob nelson. >>> the president of china has arrived in washington for key talks on security and trade. >> it is a challenging visit for president obama
ABC
Aug 2, 2012 2:35am EDT
, day six is now under way. and americans advanced on day five. china leads the u.s. by medals overall. but has five more golds. japan is third. abc's tom rivers has the highlights including one unfortunate low light. >> reporter: it wasn't supposed to happen, two time defending olympic beach volleyball gold medalist, kerri walsh jennings and misty may trainer vowed not to lose a set in london. they did in a preliminary match against austria wednesday night. the first time they lost a set in three olympics. but they went on to win in three sets and advanced to the knockout round. the u.s. women's basketball team mastered their toughest test in the olympics and outscored previously unbeaten turkey 89-58. rebecca soni, america's next best gold medal hope. set a record in the 200 meter breaststroke semifinal wednesday and sets the bar high for thursday's finals. america's women continue to fill up their win column, swam for gold in the 4 x 200 meters freestyle relay. nathan adrian took the gold in the men's 100 meter freestyle winning by the slimmest margin, 0.01 second. kristin armstrong
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Jun 16, 2015 2:37am EDT
vacation. >> that's awesome, reena. >> i learned some chinese while in china. i want to say ni hao, that means hello. >> that's all you got? what else do you know? >> shi shi, means thank you. [ speaking chinese ] where is the toilet paper? sometimes it's not always there. >> while you were in china, you didn't need the bathroom. you just needed -- you'll go anywhere. you just wanted to make sure you could wipe. >> toilet paper. how are you? >> good. >> haven't seen you in two weeks. two weeks. >> we've never been separated that long. >> i think you're right. we have not. >> while you were out covering for "gma." >> i was in oakland for the nba finals. >> i thought we did this in march. you walked me through march madness in march. >> oh somebody -- jack did you hear this? no, come on, baby, that was college. this is the nba. >> all right. sorry. got it. >> oh. well, welcome back. it begins. >>> so let's -- >> weather, unbelievable. >> it seems like when youou left we talk about nasty weather. you come back we talk about nasty weather. this is a big deal. texas, another day buj. tr
ABC
Nov 17, 2009 3:05am EST
people's republic of china, the united states supports the early resumption of dialogue bween the chinese government and representatives of the dalai lama. >> reporter: in a candor that has not always mark ed relation, both presidents admitted they will sometimes disagree. ann compton, abc news with the president in beijing. >>> the army plans to launch its own investigation into whether red flags about major nidal hasan were ignored before the ft. hood shootings. the "wall street journal" reports the probe will look at the six years hasan spent at walter reed medil center. investigators say in the days before the shooting hasan practiced shooting more than 200 rounds at a firing range near ft. hood. >> he seemed like he was new at it. what some of the basic concepts down but hadn't been doing it for a very long time. >> this is the final hurrah for him. he knows he's going to die or he hopes he will do i that day. >> lawmakers in congress plan to investigate signs of missed clues in the case on thursday. >>> in north carolina last night a vigil for a missing child became a vigil
ABC
Jul 12, 2012 2:35am EDT
sporting outfits that are made in china? our made in america team is on the case. >> that does seem to be -- seems to be a little perverse that the usa. >> where are you made? >> what does it say? >> i don't know. it doesn't say. can't get to it. >> weird that the olympic team is wearing stuff made in china. beyond bizarre. >>> actress kristin chenoweth has a bad day on the set of "the good wife," the accident that sent the star to the hospital. all that and more coming up in a few minutes in "the skinny." >> seems to be accident prone. i think this is like her fourth accident in the last couple years. >> she is tiny, 4'1". >> 3'9." she is adorable. >> if you round up. >>> we begin with the high level investigation into what went wrong at penn state. and the probe headed by fbi director louis freeh, released later today and could be especially damaging to the reputation of late coach joe paterno. >> in a just released letter written shortly before his death, paterno passionately defended his program's integrity. he said this is not a football scandal. and should not be treated as on
ABC
Nov 17, 2009 3:05am EST
china where the buick regal is hot, gm sells nearly as many cars as it does here. even as it's selling more cars and paying back those loans, gm is facing some fresh criticism for the way it's spending taxpayer dollars. for example, some of that loan money is now financing gm brands in europe. >> we don't want to help create an international company that has strong outposts in germany and weak ones in detroit. >> gm's most responsible act is to invest where they can make the most money for the american taxpayer. >> reporter: american taxpayers will likely never get all their money back, according to a government watchdog. gm's ceo says his mission is to prove that prediction wrong. chris bury, abc news, chicago. >> normally after a story like that we would tell you how the company's stock did. the thing about gm is they're no longer on the new york stock exchange. in terms of bond prices they were up sharply yesterday after the announcement. >> such a strange thing that a company can lose $1 billion in a quarter and that's good news. because it's not as much as expected and the
ABC
Feb 24, 2012 2:40am PST
are already tagged. spots claimed by tv stations from around the world. from italy to china to spain to latin america, the cameras are still rolling in. katya hayes is from russia. >> anything to do with american film is big in russia. and because people still watch a lot of american movies. >> it's the biggest story in iran. >> reporter: fanoud mokri flew in to cover the oscars from iran. >> an iranian film is nominated for best foreign film and movie, that's why people in iran are so excited. >> reporter: bettina von shimmelman works for an austrian tv network and has been covering the oscars for 12 years. >> for the international press it's always super exciting. >> reporter: especially this year she says because of this film, "the artist," a silent film that has movie fans on the continent hoping for a best picture win. >> "the artist," since it's mainly a european movie, you know, super excited about that. >> reporter: maggie tong of china central tv has a big goal this oscar sunday. interview tom cruise. and for good reason. >> his "mission impossible 4" is in china right now.
ABC
Jun 16, 2015 1:42am PDT
were away the past month. >> i took a two-week vacation to china. >> i was gone one day. don't welcome me back. welcome you back. >> i do have some treats for you later this half hour. >> treats from china. >> treats from china. i did think of you and brought you back -- >> did you bring me back one of those t-shirts that says -- what does it say? my co-anchor went to china and all i got was this t-shirt? >> i did not find that at the great wall. i did search. >>> we have lots of news today. weather. >> weather has been a big deal for a while. it's that season, we know. but we start with tropical storm bearing down on the texas gulf coast this morning, hitting the state at the worst possible time. >> the surf pounding and gale warnings posted as tropical storm bill inches closer. the bull's eye, some of the same cities slammed by last month's historic floods. our coverage begins in galveston with abc's kendis gibson. >> reporter: tropical storm bill hitting the texas coast this morning. winds intensifying overnight. the surf in galveston getting rougher by the minute. the bigge
ABC
Aug 6, 2012 2:30am EDT
don't give up. add finish power up. wow ! see the difference. >>> china pull ad head in the medal count over the weekend with 61 total medals. that's one ahead of the u.s. >> just one. >> tight race. >> china now has 30 gold medals, 17 silver medals, 14 bronze. team usa has 60 medals, 28 gold, 14 silver, 18 bronze. great britain with 37, 16 golds, 11 silver, and 10 bronze medals. >> again, i want to say this. apparently historically china does not do as well in the second half of the games. i'm thinking america should get up there and should get a commanding medal count lead. we'll see, it's been a tight contest so far. and it's more than half over. day nine today. getting there. >>> move over, william and kate, there's someone who might be a little more popular in great britain these days believe it or not. >> with that and more from the latest events, here's abc's jeffrey kofman with more. >> reporter: usain bolt did it again. the fastest man in the world defended his title in olympic stadium. far ahead of the competition at the finish line as he ran the 100 meter in 9.63 second
ABC
Nov 17, 2010 2:05am PST
"china's got talent." >> he plays despite not having any arms. we see the man's true dedication. >> reporter: liu wei was 10 years old. the boy from beijing was playing hide-and-seek with his friends when he accidentally touched a power line. he woke up in the hospital. both arms had been amputated. few knew of his story here in china until he bravely went on national television to compete on their own "china's got talent." telling the audience of millions he'd taught himself how to play the piano with his toes. uncertain what they would hear, he sat down at the piano and began to play. ♪ >> reporter: the crowd was stunned as he performed the french piece "mirage du amor." ♪ >> reporter: wiping away tears, then the standing ovation. he would return in the finals. ♪ you're beautiful >> reporter: and he would win. fresh off his victory, liu wei is now a hero here. you have to go to another performance after this? >> yes. >> reporter: and we're stopped by his fans on the street. a lot of folks would wonder why you didn't give up, how you were able to keep going. [ speaking fo
ABC
Aug 10, 2012 1:50am PDT
. china has 80 total. 37 gold. ahead in both accounts on that. russian federation, 56, 12 are gold. >> the story everyone is talking about, the amazing win by the u.s. women's soccer team over japan. the women avenged their world cup loss last year and took home the gold with a score of 2-1. midfielder carli lloyd scored both u.s. goals. sweet revenge for the americans. they played before a record crowd of more than 80,000 fans. crowd of nearly 80,000 fans. this was the third gold medal for the u.s. women's soccer team. well done, ladies. >> needless to say, the american women are truly dominating these games. the women's polo team won its first olympic gold with an 8-5 win over spain. team usa has been competitive in the game. but only managed to win silver and bronze in years past. >>> and a first for the olympic games. a gold medal for a female boxer. american clarissa shields punched her way to the gold medal. shields who is 17 years old, beat a 33-year-old russian fighter even sticking out her tongue at her opponent after ducking a few punches in the final round. >> jamaican r
ABC
Jul 27, 2011 2:35am EDT
moneymaker for the postal service. >>> china is launching a safety campaign after saturday's deadly bullet train collision. details are emerging about the government's efforts to actually cover up details of the crash to save face. abc's clarissa ward is in beijing and she got a hold of some of the government's direct instructions. >> reporter: it was a horrifying scene. one of china's super-elite, high-speed trains smacked into the back of another train that had stalled, killing 39 people. now china's government is trying to bury the lead. they sent out instructions to chinese journalists covering the tragedy. among the highlights, do not investigate the causes of the accident. instead, the government says, concentrate on touching stories like how people are donating blood. they insist all stories have the same theme. in the face of great tragedy, the memo reads, there's great love. bottom line, do not question, do not elaborate. china's beijing/shanghai bullet train opened earlier this month with much fanfare. an example of china beaeang the u.s. in a race of technology and infras
ABC
Aug 1, 2012 2:35am EDT
: in china there is outrage over the allegations and charges of racism. >> i think the accusations are unfair. people may thing asians are not as strong as americans are europeans. >> reporter: but biology tells us women like ye can't be faster than male peers over the long haul because a man's heart pumps 16% more blood per beat, lungs hold up to 30% more oxygen and longer legs mean stronger kicks. when it comes to the women, chinese officials point to expensive training to explain her explosive times and her physical growth. when she won the asian games at 14 she was just over 5'2." she has grown 4 inches since and given her huge hands and feet several former olympians say her speed spurt is reasonable. my results come from hard work and training. ye told the china news service. the chinese people have clean hands. among those coming to ye's defense, bob beamon, the coach who worked with michael phelps. he said she deserves the benefit of the doubt, all came from the positive tests on the chinese tests and, american tests, marion jones busted in track and feed. if the young 16-ye
ABC
Dec 10, 2010 3:05am EST
. one rior operations due to stead dissident lee zib bow is in prison in china. clarissa ward has the story. >> reporter: it was a bizarre scene. the recipient of the hastily created confucius peace prize didn't even come to pick up his award. instead, a youngster of no relation stepped up for the honor. if the organizers were trying to make the world forget about the nobel prize winner, jailed activist liu xiaobo, it didn't work. we will only answer questions about peace, he said. china has fought a campaign to push back against liu and the nobel prize, describing the award as an anti-china farce supported by clowns. they pressured 15 other countries into boycotting the ceremony. countries that buckled under the pressure of china's economic muscle. we visited the home where liu xiaobo's wife was under house arrest. we quickly learned we were not welcome. he's asking me again and again to call her on her cell phone. he doesn't understand the point her cell phone was disconnected some time ago. normally we do not encounter problems with authorities. we are here in tiananmen square, whi
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Apr 15, 2013 3:00am PDT
zak, south korea. >>> new fears about the bird flu and the outbreak that may spread out of china as the death toll rises to 13 there. first case reported in beijing over the weekend as the flu moves across china. now, four international flu experts will be arriving to help china pinpoint the source of the flu and how it is being transmitted. >>> to venezuela now where hugo chavez's hand picked successor won a close presidential election. nicholas maduro managed to pull ahead of the two-time challenger. intense moments that led up to the final results. both sides suggested this election was rigged. the winner will carry on chavez's socialist revolution. >>> the faa ordering inspections of a large number of airline jets. 1,000 boeing 737 jets. a workhorse of the industry need inspections of their horizontal stabilizers. the stabilizers control the up and down movement of the jet's nose. no accidents have been reported. the faa is not grounding the jets. >>> to capitol hill now where the senate's debate over gun control kicks into high gear this week. a bipartisan plan to expand backgr
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Dec 18, 2009 3:05am EST
concessions from the u.s. and china could help seal a deal. abc's alex stone has more. >> reporter: the leaders of 192 nations were in copenhagen where the consequences of failing to find a solution to global warming are clear to all. >> that without common action, rising sea levels could wipe whole nations from the map. >> reporter: thousands have come to protest more rhetoric and to demand action. >> we're here to protest a global problem and it's a problem of the climate crisis. >> reporter: earlier in the day secretary of state hillary clinton pledged the u.s. will raise $100 billion to help the developing world address its climate change needs. >> we uphold secretary clinton's groundbreaking announcement that the united states is prepared to work with other countries. >> reporter: but the pledge works only if all nations are transparent in their efforts, something china is unwilling to commit to. >> if there is not even a commitment to pursue transparency, that's kind of a deal-breaker for us. >> reporter: that puts the president, a relative newcomer on the world stage, in the
ABC
Oct 1, 2009 3:05am EDT
and madrid. >> in the city to most recently host the olympics, beijing, china, there were hassive celebrations marking their 60s birthday. >> reporter: nobody with would argue with them lighting the emtire state building green for st. patrick's day or pink to bring attention to breast cancers but honoring china with its checkered history of human rights abuses and oppression? well, chinese americans say that ain't right. there were protests all over the city today of china and the repression of that communist nation's government but also of the decision by the manager of the empire state building to honor china >> it kind of goes against what we stand for as a city. >> reporter: but no one was smiling on the streets tonight nor sell bratting the founding of communist china. >> i don't think that new york city wants to pay tribute to the 60th anniversary of china. they're an oppressive regime, one that doesn't share our values. there's plenty of opportunities for diplomacy. >> that report again from jim dolan of our new york station wabc. >> several published reports say comecast i
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Feb 15, 2012 2:35am EST
possibly for our country as well. we'll have the latest on that. >>> also this morning, china's second in command is in the u.s. this morning. what he accomplished in washington and why he's looking forward to, get this, his trip to a pig farm in the state of iowa. fascinating back story on this guy. he's going to be kind of the leader of a billion-plus people. and speaking of the global political stage, he's going to be a big player on it. >> definitely. later this half hour, what an nba sensation. it's linsanity, everybody. for fans who cannot get enough of the new york knicks' jeremy lin, especially after last night. they've won six in a row. >> and largely because of him and his last-second heroics there on the court. >> another double-double. >> yeah. he's a phenom right now. he's hot. >>> but first, security has been stepped up around israeli diplomatic targets here in new york sxels wher even to the highest level in five years. >> this comes after a series of coordinated attacks linked to iran. the latest was carried out in thailand. abc's chief investigative correspondent brian
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Nov 12, 2010 2:05am PST
world economy. that had been a serious sticking point between the u.s. and china. experts say currency imbalances can lead to the loss of millions of jobs here in the u.s. >>> and the president wraps up his tour of asia with a stop in japan. america's most important ally in that region. he's attending the asia-pacific summit in yokohama later today and spending the weekend in economic meetings to discuss regional free trade before finally returning to the white house sunday. >>> iraq's new government is already facing tough times days ahead of a deal that helped create it. some sunni lawmakers walked out of a parliamentary meeting when prime minister nuri al maliki was chosen for a second term. they say he's had his chance and has failed to unite iraq. under the deal representatives of iraq's major groups will split the top government posts. >>> a new pentagon survey is expected to show that there is little risk in repealing the don't ask, don't tell policy governing gays in the military. more than 70% say the repeal would have little impact on the u.s. forces. but as martha r
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Aug 1, 2012 1:40am PDT
! >> you are in the zone. >> turning now to the olympic summer games. team usa is giving china a run for its money. >> taking a look at the all-important standings, the two countries are still tied up in the big overall medal count, 23 apiece. china leads with 13 goals. u.s. has nine. japan in third with 13 medals. >> let's face it. one of the highlights. highlights of yesterday's competition, michael phelps' big comeback because he hadn't been doing that well at the beginning of the olympics. >> he rebounded from a silver medal to make some history. phelps has become the most decorated athlete to compete, won his 19th medal. didn't do it in the signature event, the 200-meter butterfly. in n that event, he was beaten by a south african swimmer. came back winning the 19th medal, gold in the relay. >> unbelievable. >> usa women's gymnastics team had a big, big day. they were as good as gold. >> really were. five young ladies who range in age from 15 to 18, they turned in an amazing performance to beat the russians by an astonishing five points. this is the first american gold medal in gymn
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Apr 28, 2011 2:05am PDT
about china, as well. >> have you heard this? repeatedly he's accused china of taking manufacturing jobs from the united states. so does that mean that all of the donald's branded merchandise is, quote, made in america? well, we checked this out. we have some things that are stole dan -- purchased. >> our friends from abcnews.com. yes. >> purchased from the donald trump store. this could number his hotels and also from big department stores here in the country. all of them are made in china. all of them. this one says "a product of china." this little bear here, it says trump towers there, a product of china. and this hat here that says trump, very clearly. you look inside the label, it says "made in china." >> and many guys out there who have to put on a suit and tie every day like we do may know that he makes a brand of ties too. checking things out. again, boom, the label right to. made in china, mr. trump. again nice pretty tie here. again made in china here. so, you know, talking about politics, be prepare for people to look into your business as well. >> that's right. that's f
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Aug 17, 2012 1:40am PDT
. >> these red-sole shoes are coming out of china. genuine are made out of italy. >> reporter: every year here in los angeles, they intercept a staggering 1,000 shipments of counterfeit goods. we are not just talking high fashion here. we have kids shoes from china with dangerously high levels of lead in the paint. we have a whole container of counterfeit flat screen tv's. if you are feeling hot this summer you may be tempted by this fan. with wiring like that, there's a good chance it will catch on fire. counterfeit and pirated goods cost the u.s. economy 750,000 american jobs and up to $250 billion a year. >> there is also a loss of sales taxes that would go towards schools and hospitals not being received when you are buying counterfeit goods. >> reporter: illicit imports range from perfume to car parts to sournt fit circuit boards differentined for nasa. -- counterfeit circuit boards destined for nasa. you can never catch all the counterfeit stuff? >> here in los angeles. 13,000 containers a day. half come from china. >> reporter: for those who care, how do you spot a fake care o
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Mar 2, 2015 3:00am PST
mainland china. he visited a museum of traditional chinese houses and is meeting with china's president today in beijing. william travels to shanghai. his visit to china is the first by a british royal since his grandmother, the queen, was there in 1986. >>> hillary clinton could be weeks from an announcement about her future. the "wall street journal" reporting she will likely announce her run for the white house next month. advisers had suggested she wait until the summer. she apparently wants to get a jump-start on fundraising. >>> the texas nurse who came down with ebola is suing the hospital where she became sick. a lawsuit is filed today alleges the texas health presbyterian hospital and parent company did not provide proper training for nina pham and her colleagues. pham became ill while caring for an ebola patient who died. >> we believe she can be a voice for other nurses so that something like this never happens to another nurse in the united states of america. >> in response, the hospital says it remains confident that constructive dialogue can resolve the issue. >>
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Jan 10, 2013 2:35am EST
smith and his wife in boise, idaho saw it as a safe way to get in on china's huge economic boom. but they ended up losing much of their retirement money. $60,000 when they invested in a chinese company traded on the new york stock exchange, that it turns out had no coal mine. >> i'm not a big guy or a rich guy. it was pretty tough for us. >> reporter: u.s. authorities say smith's money, and that of many other americans ended up in the pockets of the coal company boss, a chinese version of bernie madoff. a wave of suspected fraud by some 70 chinese companies once listed on u.s. stocks exchanges. >> the common theme we've already filed is the brazenness of the fraud. it's extraordinary. >> reporter: including what happened with a company called china integrated energy, which claimed to operate three big fuel plants in china. according to a lawsuit, these photos taken at one plant show scant activity, and no tanker trucks carrying the fuel to market. >> i filmed about four months and they produced essentially nothing. >> reporter: there was a beehive of activity on with you day, the day
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Jan 29, 2010 3:05am EST
and china. >> dealers and customers are reeling amid confusing advice from the automaker. it is a shocking turn of events for a company once identified with quality. t.j. winick has details. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and vinita. right now there are over 2 million cars off the road but toyota insists the problem responsible should be fixes within the week. across the country, toyota dealers feel they are under siege. >> we've got customers calling and they want to know what to do, and you know, as soon as we know what to do we're going to tell them. >> we don't have a good answer for them right now. >> reporter: toyota says redesigned gas pedals are currently being shipped from a adioy a cn eing shipped from a fix the 2.3 million cars under recall. but according to the indiana-based supplier of the pedals, toyota told them none of the serious accidents or deaths linked to runaway cars were caused by sticking gas pedals. >> they acknowledged, toyota, they did not cause any accidents or injuries related to that condition of the pedal. >> reporter: so the my
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Jul 7, 2009 3:05am EDT
>> thanks, yunji. >> reporter: ? china, muslim uighurs scuffled with police given. today women were at the front, protesting the arrest of their husbands among the 1,400 taken into custody in a crackdown. hundreds of ethnic chinese took to the streets with clubs, too. at least 156 people have been killed since the violence started on sunday. it's the worst ethnic violence in china in decades. now back to the u.s. and a look at your tuesday forecast. strong to severe storms in the nation's mid section from omaha to fargo. late-day showers and thunderstorms in the northeast. heavy rain from orlando to houston. >> it will be 90 in colorado springs, albuquerque and salt lake city. mild in parts of the midwest, 75 in chicago, 77 in detroit. it's 80 in new york, 86 in baltimore and a record 95 in miami. >> one more story to turn you yet into a rabid dog lover. we're going to do it one story at a time and you can't resist with this one. a lot of tail wagging at happy family reunion in ohio. >> a family from minnesota got their lost dog back after he spent a week on the loose. the family ha
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Sep 12, 2011 3:00am PDT
to 82. sacramento 95. phoenix 107. >>> china is celebrating the mid-autumn festival with its traditional display of amazing lighted lanterns. the holiday is something like our thanksgiving a little bit. a family get-together to celebrate the harvest. >> the festival takes place at the full moon which in china is a symbol for happiness and prosperity. we can always use a little bit of that right now. the lanterns are sometimes carried in parades or built into amazing scenes like this one in beijing which features dragons and signs of the zodiac, gorgeous. >> mid-autumn festival is associated with a legend in china and the goddess is immortality who lives s the moon. that's all coming from, you know -- there's a history to it. >> i knew there was something good about the moon. you can live forever if you can make it to the moon. >> wouldn't it be nice. >> that's right. >> more "worldldews" coming up after the break. "world news" coming up after the break. >>> welcome back, everybody. >>> welcome back, everybody. you got glimpses of new yo 9/1 >>> welcome back, everybody. you go
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Apr 8, 2013 3:00am PDT
outbreak centers on eastern china where poultry markets have been closed down. the birds inside being slaughtered. so far, 21 people have gotten sick. six people have died. the biggest concern if the virus mutates again and is able to pass from person to person we would have no natural immunity and no vaccine yet to fight it. >>> to the simmering tensions on the korean peninsula. chairman of the joint chiefs says the pentagon has beefed up missile defenses and taken steps in response to north korea's threats. general martin dempsey says he doesn't see the north acting on those threats, but at this point, he can't take any chances. with more here is abc's lama zach in seoul. >> reporter: this new video released by a pro-north korean group shows what looks like the white house under attack. the text on the screen claims hollywood made this movie showing the north destroying the enemy. it has been days since u.s. satellites lost track of two mid range missiles sent by train to the north korean coast. >> this is obviously making the administration nervous because we know there are two out
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Apr 21, 2010 3:05am EDT
exams. miguel marquez, abc news, paris. >>> right now, china is observing a day of mourning for the more than 2,000 victims of last week's earthquake. memorials are being held around china today and three minutes of silence was observed to mark one week since the disaster struck. as a sign of respect to the victims, china's government has ordered a day-long ban on all entertainment. >>> in west virginia, new mine regulations are being unveiled today in direct response to this month's disaster that killed 29 miners. the state's mine safety board is expected to call for new rules on ventilation and mine rescues. another anticipated proposal would require more regular methane gas detector maintenance. a buildup of methane in the main might have led to the explosion. >>> get ready for a salt shake-down. the government and industry are working out a plan to reduce the amount of sodium in all our diets. that plan may take ten years. as clayton sandell reports a major new report calls for the government to order the decrease. >> reporter: the new report to the food and drug administration is cl
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Jan 21, 2011 2:35am EST
joked, we'll be doing the heavy lifting. ryan owens, abc news, tucson. >>> china's president is visiting the american heartland. hu jintao arrived at chicago's o'hare airport last night where he was welcomed by chicago mayor richard daley. daley has long promoted ties with chinas and hu's trip could be a boone for chicago businesses. hu attended a dinner with business leaders last night and will visit a high school and business expo today before returning home. >>> thieves in orlando have one thing to say to police. can you hear me now? they stole more than $10 million worth of merchandise from a cell phone warehouse last friday. police say they loaded three enormous trailers using a company forklift after breaking through a wall from a vacant warehouse next door. the thieves dismantled some security cameras but others caught these pictures. no one discovered the theft until monday morning. >>> these names sound straight out of the sopranos. bobby glasses, vinny carwash and jack the whack. more than 100 mobsters have now been arrested in a massive federal crackdown. >> serious c
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Feb 24, 2011 3:05am EST
have new visitors from china. they arrived earlier this week with plenty of posh and circumstance. >> i'm new around here but i understand we're big about panda on this shows. they're making themselves comfortable at tokyo zoo. >> reporter: 5-year-old billy can't seem to shun the spotlight. cameras followed as they left their home in china's sichuan province. cameras and fans stayed up past midnight to greet the cuddly bears at their new home. this woman said it doesn't matter if they were asleep or awake, i just love those pandas. for tokyo zoo, it's an arrival two years in the making. when the zoo's last panda died of heart failure in 2008, the entire city went into mourning. attendance at the zoo dropped, the local economy took a hit. china and japan were forced to restart that panda diplomacy to haul in these creatures. tokyo's pulled out all the stops. panda flags flying near the zoo, local stores are soft with panda goods, local restaurants serving up panda-themed dishes and frothing with panda faces. she says the bears bring high hope for businesses. their presence alone ar
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Sep 18, 2012 2:35am EDT
u.s. and china with both countries filing international trade complaints against each other. the white house complaint with the world trade organization, accuses china of illegally subsidizing exports in the auto and auto parts industry. beijing, challenging anti-dumping duties, that washington levied on goods from china. >> big cha-ching from apple. the company says record preorders for the iphone 5 topped 2 million in 24 hours. that is more than double the amount of iphone 4 preorders. apple says most of the preorders will be delivered on friday, but some people will have to wait until next month to get their hand on the new iphone. there is further proof this morning of what drivers see every time they pull up to the pump. gas prices just keep climbing. the latest energy department numbers put the nationwide average at $3.88 a gallon. up 3 cents this week. and 28 cents hyperthan a year ago. turmoil in the middle east has been pushing oil prices higher. >>> new weapon in the battle of the bulge, a weight loss drug, approved by the fda back in july. now hitting the market. it is
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Jan 9, 2012 2:30am EST
moderates trust him. you saw him shifting on a range from abortion to china to taxes. >> reporter: the obama team knows their path to re-election runs through a republican and unemployment numbers. >> not just the number that has the to come down heft has to instill a better sense of hope in the direction of the country. >> there is history here. >> 10.4%. >> halfway through ronald reagan's first term, the economy was sour. >> what weep must guard against and those who will make or try to make a political football out of this cruel fate for so many of our people and this bad news. >> reporter: but that strikingly high jobless rate started to tick down to a little more than 7% just before the election. reagan won in a landslide. so now, look at midway through barack obama's term. a high of 9.#% which has been ticking down as well. will it continue to election day? even conservative commentators see trouble. >> if it improves .1%, .1%, between now and september, it will be at 7.6%. and in the right direction and you could have, obama in very good shape. >> the president hopes to maintain
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Mar 3, 2011 2:35am EST
belongings, where was it made, china, thailand. >> everything foreign-made was cleared out to make way for only products made here in the usa. the lessons they're learning next. >>> easy wake-up music. >> easing you on in. >> easing through the middle of the night. >> now part three of the abc series "made in america." it's a challenge, of course. first david muir stripped one family's home not made of everything in america. >> which was basically everything in the house. sharyn alfonsi shows us how hard it was to find new stuff for the house made in america. this morning what their brand new made in america home looks like. >> reporter: by now you know this family who might be asking themselves, why did we do this? >> hello. >> reporter: allowing with the world news" to check everything in their home. made in india. thailand. >> bangladesh. >> reporter: where is your couch made from? china. take out anything that wasn't made in america. they came home to an empty house. >> all of our appliances are gone. and microwave, no oven, no stove, no refrigerator. john, what you making for
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Jul 8, 2009 3:05am EDT
serity committee hearing. >> china's president was forced to cut short his trip to the g-8 summit in italy because of worsening ethnic violence at home. governor troops have been rushed to the northwest province where at least 156 people have now died. >> reporter: in the capital city, dozens of riot police crashed with uighur women protesting the security crackdown. it would be better to kill us than to live like this, one uighur woman said. more than a thousand people have been arrested. the chinese government won't say how many are uighurs and how many are local hahn chinese. the region's communist party secretary said more arrests are under way. chinese officials cast the recent violence as a brazen ethnic attack. like tibetans, uighurs say they've been colonized by the chinese and have long campaigned for independence. officials say in their anger they turned on their neighbors, local hahn chinese claim they were attacked in their homes and businesses. the government says at least 50 people have been beaten to death. the uighurs deny starting any violence. on tuesday police bloc
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Mar 2, 2011 2:35am EST
in china. >> table made in india. >> made in bangladesh. >> reporter: even the american girl doll, made in china. piece by piece we took out everything. the stove, the fridge, that heavy piano. what would be left? this, this and this. and the usseries were about to come home. welcome home. >> wow. >> reporter: what do you think? >> it's quite baron. >> all of our appliances are gone. >> reporter: we did leave the kitchen sink because the kitchen sink was the only thing made in america. you knew you were going to come home to a different house. >> yes. >> reporter: were you expecting this? >> no. >> reporter: you knew you would have to spend the night with whatever you came home to. >> yes. >> reporter: they did. dinner -- >> no microwave, no stove. what are you making for dinner? >> pbj, american classic. >> reporter: at the end of the night -- >> no rugs, no sheets, no pillow. >> reporter: even the dog was confused. >> we did take away her dog bed, which was made in china. >> reporter: as the sun grows over their home, "world news" was back. you survived? >> it was rough. >> repo
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Jan 17, 2013 1:40am PST
fired after his bosses learned that he outsourced all his work to china and spent all day in the office surfing the web. it's awesome. >> in the office? >> listen to this. he was called bob. they're not giving his name. he's in his mid-40s. family man. praised by his superiors for being the best software developer in the building. and he made hundreds of thousands of dollars outsourcing $50,000 a year of his own work to china and then submitting it. and they got on to him. they found out in a security breach that all his computer activity was originating in china. then they figured out the whole ruse. >> rob is actually outsourcing his job to us these couple of days. you have to outsmart the system. >>> changing gears a little bit. we're going to go down into the dumps for this story. if you've never had a nasty intestinal infection that you have had to deal with. >> paula? >> i'm serious. 14,000 people a year die in the united states from this. rather than treat it with an antibiotic, researchers in the netherlands say you can treat this with fecal matter from a healthy person.
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Jun 21, 2011 2:05am PDT
. >> canada, china, india, dominican republic, honduras, israel, thailand, vietnam, mexico, cambodia. did any of you find a made in the usa swimsuit the moment you looked when you got out of the pool? >> no. >> reporter: they were determined to change that. we were, too. traveling all the way to this small town outside myrtle beach, south carolina. a tiny swimsuit company. with giant growth. 25% just this year. custom fit. you need a specification, they'll sew it. >> we can run out on the floor and say, it's not fitting correctly, it's gapping here, it's bulging there. then we change it. >> reporter: and economists say that's the key to competing with china. clothing that's specialized. they're not mass-producing anything. but they are hiring. six seamstresses in six months. and where are those swimsuits now? why did you blow the whistle that day? >>> because i care about the people that don't have a job. >> reporter: eight women now looking at labels and looking good too. >> made in america! yay! >> helen marshall and that letter to abc news, so brave and her entire team willing to
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Nov 12, 2010 3:05am EST
push china to stop what the white house says is currency manipulation. that's essentially deliberately undervaluing the chinese yuan. why does this matter? it's all about jobs. the devalued currency means it's cheaper to produce goods in china, and cheaper to sell them overseas. one analyst told abc news this imbalance cost 20 million american jobs, including 10 million in the manufacturing sector. the chinese say, not so fast, we're not the only ones doing this. they point to that announcement last week from the federal reserve that it's going to pump $600 billion into the u.s. economy to stimulate growth and create jobs. the chinese say that the united states is doing exactly what they accused china of doing, printing paper money to undervalue the dollar and boost u.s. exports. despite the disagreements it was all pleasantries and talk of cooperation yesterday when president obama and president hu met. >> we've got a special obligation to deal with ensuring strong balance and sustainable growth -- >> reporter: the two leaders may not have struck a deal on this trip but t
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