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Jul 7, 2013 5:00am PDT
analysis. >> the two killed are 16-year-old girls from china. they were part of a 35 member group of middle school teachers and students taking part in a summer camp in los angeles. the flight original lated in shanghai with a stop in seole, south korea. >> two of the runways remain closed. passengers are being told to expect long delays and flight cancellations again today. and we are learning more this morning about the search for answers in this fatal airliner crash. as we mentioned, the ntsb is on the scene. their south korean counterparts are on the way. matt keller joins us live from sfo with the latest from a briefing, matt, that was held just a short time ago? >> yeah. actually it was a one-on-one interview with the ntsb chairman. she was here at sfo. they have gun their investigation. now she did confirm to me that the flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder have been recovered here at the crash site. they are both on a red eye flight right now on their way to washington, d.c., with a federal escort. here are some pictures taken by the ntsb overnight of them doin
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Jun 10, 2012 5:00am PDT
marin has a new lease on life. fundraising is helping save china camp state park near san rafael. it's a lot more than a recreational area. >> for one year the ticking of this clock has had an ominous symbolic valley. it tells the story of this snack bar, where time seems to standstill this state park. >> it looked like an end. there wasn't any chance of trying to save this. >> frank kwan is as much a part of china camp state park as the buddings. he's the last resident what used to be a fishing village of 500 people. a man who left just once to fight in world war ii. his family has occupied this same house in the park since 1880. the state owns it along with the snack bar he runs just outside the window. imagine frank's children he learn china camp would close to save 340,000 annual dollars from california's budget. >> where would you have gone? >> that's a good question really. >> one that now appears to have a happy ending in sight thanks to a community that wouldn't give up. >> i wanted to do something to save china camp but i didn't know what i was getting into. >> ernest ch
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Apr 6, 2013 5:00am PDT
honor all through tomorrow. >>> baseball is back in san francisco. business was booming around china basin for the giants home-opener yesterday. a sea of orange and black flowed through at&t park where the giants hoisted their new championship banner before the game. the team returns after making big off-season investments in star players like buster posey and matt cain and fans coming to the ballpark are finding they have to do some big spending as well. san francisco's metered parking around the stadium now tops out at $7 an hour. >> $7 an hour? >> yeah. >> that's like a little too much per hour. minimum wage is only $8 an hour. right? the u.s. government, state government -- >> well, the giants made it worth the expense, hopefully. they shut out the cardinals 1-0. we'll have highlights from the game in our next half hour. >>> today catcher buster posey will receive his 2012 mvp trophy and the game begins at 1:05. tomorrow the giants will receive their brand-new 2012 world series championship rings during their game against the cardinals. that game also starts at 1:05. everyone's g
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May 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
chinese activist at the center of a standoff now wants to leave china with his family along with hillary clinton, secretary of state, the situation certainly adding significant as the secretary opened talks this morning on foreign policy and chick issues with china. she is in china -- and economic issues in china. she is in china. chen spent six days in the embassy after escaping from house arrest in a rural town where his activism upset local officials. yesterday he left the embassy to get treatment at a hospital only after u.s. officials said the chinese government agreed to resettle him in another province. >> of course, as part of our dialogue, the united states raises the importance of human rights and fundamental freedoms. because we believe that all governments do have to answer to citizens' aspirations for dignity and the rule of law. and that no nation can or should deny those rights. >> now chen says he fears for his family's safety, unless they leave china. china has gone as far as asking the u.s. for an official apology over the incident. >>> 5:08. there's rain lurking. the q
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Jun 9, 2013 5:00am PDT
. that's coming up. >> after mr. obama's big meeting with china's new president, governor brown got his turn. why he was so excited about the introduction. >> and a toy gun >> president obama has wrapped up his summit with china's new president. cyber security was at the top of the agenda. >> as the leaders of the world's two biggest economic engines strolled among palm trees in the california desert, president obama had the difficult task of asking china not to hack american computers for corporate ideological property or defense secrets, at the same time critics say is spying on its own people. >> that's a complicated and important piece of business but it's different than these issues of theft and hacking. >> the white house will release a statement from the national intelligence to make it clear the administration is not hacking the servers of facebook and yahoo to read american e-mail. instead the government targets foreign intelligence information under court order. president obama says he's trying to strike the right balance. >> we are going to have to find ways to deal with this
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Apr 25, 2013 5:00am PDT
china town. the first tunnel boring machines arrived on site and abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is there. >> the first parts of the giant tunnel boring machine arrived here shipped over from china in the last couple of weeks. a construction worker told me there is nothing "boring" about it. more pieces will arrive later. when it is assembled it will be 300' long and now comes the hard part, lowering them into a hole at the starting point for the excavation, the launch box. two of the tunnel boring machines will dig their way 1.5 miles to north beach to create the central subway project. the project could take six years to complete. >> this is an earth pressure balance machine and they have a rotating cutterhead for soft ground and we anticipate drilling into soft ground. >> working, when you work on a major construction project you have to remember you are working with your neighbors so that is always a challenge each day. >> the part of the boring device that does all the work is called the cutterhead and when it is all up and running it can dig 40' a day, we are told that is v
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May 4, 2012 5:00am PDT
fellowship at a u.s. university and it expects china to quickly handle travel procedures for him many we heard from secretary of state clinton she held a news conference last hour in beijing saying chen has met with u.s. embassy staff and a doctor. tahman bradley has the latest from washington. >> reporter: it appears that the u.s. and china have reached a breakthrough in the delicate diplomatic talks with about the fate of chinese activist chen. the chinese government now says chen can apply to stud a broad. secretary of state clinton spoke about the tense situation for the first time since the blind dis-- dissident begged the u.s. for protection. >> we are also encouraged by the official statements issued today by the chinese government confirming that he can apply to travel abroad for this purpose. >> reporter: under guard at a beijing hospital the activist says he's worried about his safety. the u.s. is trying to balance support for human rights maintaining important ties with china. the united states was caught in the middle when the blind activist made a daring escape from house ar
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Sep 5, 2012 5:00am PDT
disputes close to china. clinton met with the president today the united states wants china to start backing regime of syrian president. the secretary tried to press china to peacefully resolve disputes with its smaller neighbors over energy-rich islands in the south china sea. >>> big yak down on line lenders who offer -- big crackdown on online lenders many advertise they can get up to $1,000 into your account in as little as one hour. >> the ones that are unlicensed are offering loans in excess of the caps, with interest rates in excess of the caps. the other thing is some of them are being very unscrupulous in collection practices to try to get payment on those loans. >> many of these companies are operating out of state or offshore. the department of corporations warns consumers to be wary of payday lenders who charge triple digit interest rates. >>> facebook says mark stuckerberg will not sell stock for the next 12 months. the company lobbying back shares to reassure investors. facebook stock has been a d ud since its -- public offering, yesterday new record low. drop of
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Apr 12, 2013 5:00am PDT
is cented -- is prepared to fire smaller missiles. secretary john kerry heads next to china which many believe holds the key to helping kim jong-un stand down. kristen? >> thank you. governor brown is in china where he took a ride on the bullet train from beijing to shanghai while on the week-long trade mission. a super high-speed train and brown here is supporting high-speed rail in california and got an opportunity to ride one in china. he is hoping china will pump cash into california's project. the "los angeles times" reports that some potential vendors have expressed interest and california's high-speed rail board chief will meet tomorrow with china's rail construction company. >> mike nicco is watching the forecast. what a great job this morning. >> you like roller coaster ride rides? >> yes. we will have one with the temperatures. >> absolutely, the spring seesaw is coming at us today and through the weekend. we will start off warm but by sunday and monday it will change at 10 to 15 and possibly 20 degrees cooler. we are at 14 degrees cooler in nevada, and nine degrees warm
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Oct 10, 2013 5:00am PDT
derail lands for a trade mission to china by san francisco mayor lee who is scheduled to touch down in beijing on monday but could be delayed if there is a strike with a lot riding on the street promoting opportunities for chinese investors in a project located south of at&t park. the mayor is popular in china and well-known among the investors. >> the best bmx riders in the world will be in san francisco this weekend to do something they are not always allowed to do legally. this is not a typical park but a course set up at civic center plaza for the city championships, with skateboarders encouraged to grind the railings and jump over benches and the court was made to resemble familiar san francisco spots like china banks in chinatown. >> cool. like riding a fake box of something that is real ten minutes away. it and kind of weird because usually we get kicked." >> there is a dirt case all the weekend activity, few, are free. on sunday, amateur skaters can ride the same course that the pro's will compete on. >> it is amazing what those guys can do. >> the unemployment benefits furloug
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Sep 5, 2013 5:00am PDT
will sell the newest product. the company invited journalists in china to an event on september 11 the day after the expected unveiling of the new phone in the united states. this is a big deal if apple. the company will use the china, then, to announce a new deal with china mobile, a carrier with almost two-thirds of the chinese market the first time they are offered the iphone. the small of the new addition to the national zoo in washington, dc, has been keeping a big secret. this ors we will finally learn a very important fact about this cute little thing. >> got to see the pictures: campaign mack down what sparked a sheeted exchange between new york mayoral hopeful weiner and a potential voter. >> jack nicholson made headlines with an encounter >> after two weeks of waiting we will learn if the new baby panda born at the national zoo in washington, dc sex a boy or girl. the sex will be revealed at 6:00 our time. officials are expected to release details of a second cub stillborn. the surviving panda cub is doing well and is described as healthy and active. a d.n.a. sample was colle
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Apr 10, 2013 5:00am PDT
landmark agreement to strengthen economic ties between california and china. the governor is leading business leaders from across the state including the bay area on a week-long trade mission. their signed memorandum of understanding establishes a working group made up of dozens of leaders from california and china meet regularly to discuss trade and investment opportunities in never, biotechnology, never technology, agriculture, energy, and tourism^. >> president obama's long awaited 2014 budget is on way to congress and guaranteed to rile both ends of the political spectrum. the president is looking for a deal to reduce runaway deficits that have topped $1 trillion in each of the last four years. the left is already bashing the spending plan saying the poor and elderly will suffer from the slowing of social security and medicare. conservatives are unhappy with the plan because it calls for new taxes to reduce the deficit. >> right now there are significant signs a miff -- missile launch from north korea could be imminent with one ready to launch and fuel. south korea raised the ale
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Apr 8, 2013 5:00am PDT
business trip to china while overseas he plans to sign pacts forging government partnership and lifting emission of greenhouse gases and promote california wine. right now france has a big foothold in the chinese wine market. the governor will follow-up on a conversation starts with the chinese president in los angeles to finance the bullet train construction. >> sfo is planning a big welcome today for the latest airline to offer nonstop service to europe. today, daily service is launched between the bay area and denmark. the 11 1/2 hour flight departs san francisco six time as week and sfo is the 4th united states destination for sas and the first on the west coast. a water cannon welcome is planned when the first flight arrives this afternoon. >> maybe a bumpy flight especially the landing at sfo because. wind. >> lots of win. if we get through them we have a lovely forecast ahead. >> forecasting ahead, we could get wins up to 50 miles per hour along the beach which is why it could be dangerous in the surf today. this is 7:00. right now we are running around 25 to 40 miles per
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Feb 11, 2013 5:00am PST
can bend without breaking. this is not the first rumor, it was reported in china that it would have a 1.5" display and apple has not commented. >> you need good eyesight to see that or maybe some sun would help. >> is that like a dick tracy? >> i was thinking the same thing. >> nice. >> that was 40 years ago? >> oh, my. thank you for that. >> stating that the technology, our ability to get...let's go outside before i get if more trouble. auditioning the hole. >> look at scott, scott would do that he likes to put us in the situation and watch us fizzle. we are looking down from our east bay hills camera through emeryville back to san francisco. live doppler 7 hd shows the radar and the satellite with a lack of radar return and off to a dry start but there is frost inland so want out for that. maybe some folks have the day off and going to head to the golf course. you may have to tee off an hour later so the frost can melt. you can see all the way to coast it is quiet. now, a look at the temperatures i updated at 5:00, frosty around santa rosa and 32 and a load of mid-30's inland, to 40
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Mar 14, 2013 5:00am PDT
bigger dent in iphone sales. that is the bloomberg business report. >> lawmaker in china wants people to go green by using fewer disposable chop sticks going through 80 billion pairs each rear using up 20 million trees. the lawmaker heads up a forestry company and told parliament people need to carry their own tableware or switch to a knife and fork. >> interesting. before the restaurants had the plastic chop sticks but people worried about them being cleaned and then they switched to disposable. >> that is a tradeoff, water usage to wash the chop sticks or carry your own. >> use your hands. that is it! >> they have been doing it for thousands of years. mike? >> good morning, everyone, coming up on 5:24, a look down from mount tamalpais this morning to see how quiet the bay is. no fog right now. temperatures compareed to average from six to ten again and we will be above average but not so warm as yesterday. across the state, the storm track is well to the north around portland and seattle and we will see thick are high clouds from sacramento and monterey north so temperatures are cooler
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Sep 17, 2012 5:00am PDT
are a key voting bloc in the election. >> president obama's attention will be on china today. set to announce new trade inment against beijing during a trip to ohio. white house targeting chinese automobile and auto part subsidies. people in ohio blame china for hurting the state's auto industry ohio is a battleground state. >>> governor brown says he's willing to live on the cheap if votes -- if voters turn down prop 30. he recently ate a two-day old tuna sandwich to prove his point. he told the paper he's not replacing things in his office. prop 30 will temporarily raise state sales tax and increase income tax on the wealthy. >>> strong typhoon has left tens of thousands of homes in southwestern japan without power and now it is moving to korea. winds of 96 miles per hour. the storm crossed over sunday and dumped heavy rains. wind gusts reached 125 miles, the coast guard says a man downed sunday while swimming in high waves off a southern japanese island. >>> why would you do that? >> swimming? not paying attention. >> it had 175 mile per hour winds before it got to okinawa. >> is
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Sep 30, 2013 5:00am PDT
appreciated. >> 14 baby pandas are on display in china. the youngest is less than a month old and weighs 1.5 pound and the oldest is four months old and weighs nine pounds part of the china giant protection research center that breeds pandas. the goal is to reintroduce the animals into china's disappearing bamboo forest. >> they are doing a great job because there are less than 2,000 but 10 years ago there were 1,600. the numbers are going up. >> next, bay area commute is taking longer and longer and the silver lining behind the worsening gridlock. >> warning from the coast guard for anyone planning to go near the water today. >> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news, dangerous conditions along bay area beaches with a warning from the coast guard if you plan on heading out to the coast. >> police are building a case against a speeding driver accused in a deadly crash in san francisco. what friends are doing to remember the young victim. >> a plea from the parents of a murdered dodgers plan. they need help after the main suspect is released from jail. >> good morn
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Mar 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
be coming to apple's manufacturing plant in china. an audit found workers work excessive overtime. the fair labor association says, foxconn is committed to reducing weekly work time to 49 hours, the legal limit in china. the company promised to fix health and safety violates if the factories. experts disagree on whether -- in the factories. experts dis grey on whether the changes will last. >> i can't hold my breath. -- >> made an example to all of china's manufacturing facilities this kind of activity cannot continue. >> foxconn says it will raise salaries to compensate workers for reduced hours. >>> california police departments have been getting millions of surplus military equipment. nonpartisan project for the center of investigating reporting say they've been pouring through data to determine where much of that extra equipment has gone. dan ashley has more. >> reporter: the u.s. military requires a lot of equipment to conduct operations overseas. when military operations in iraq wound down last year, local police departments were among the biggest beneficiaries of the draw d
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Apr 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
reveals about californians concern about privacy online. >> political unrest in china leads to a big internet crackdown. >>> glimmer of hope that we may be seeing a bit of relieve ♪ beth! hi! looking good. you've lost some weight. thanks. you noticed. these clothes are too big, so i'm donating them. how'd you do it? eating right -- whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multi-grain cheerios -- 5 whole grains, 110 calories. creamy, dreamy peanut butter taste in a tempting new cereal. mmm! [ female announcer ] new multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. . >>> a coast guard cutter is expected to rife this afternoon caring sear -- to arrive this afternoon carrying seriously injured sailors. katie marzullo is live on coast guard island in alameda with the latest. >> reporter: we just received actual video of the rescue this was taken from the advantage point of the coast guard cutter. we know that since then, the two injured sailors are onboard and heading back this way. we'll give you the update on that in a second. che
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Mar 28, 2013 5:00am PDT
done that i forgot. >> it turns out the man works for china airlines and the carrier is flying lindsay to taiwan, for free, so she can meet the good mayor is dan -- meet the good samaritan and reunite with her battered camera. >> it took six years to get through but it got there. >> another health set back for nelson mandela with new details on what landed the nobel peace prize winner in the hospital. >> developing news from the east bay where police are looking for the driver would hit a woman in a parking lot. we will have the latest on her condition. >> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. good thursday morning, thanks for waking up early and joining us. >> there are sprinkles this morning. where can we find them, lisa? >> let's look. good morning, everyone. live doppler 7 hd showing radar is showing the sprinkles right now in the santa cruz mountains but there are more all throughout the bay area with the low level moisture, the southern winds bringing in a mild start and we are talking about low-to-mid 50's with fog. here is a look at the bay bridge whe
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Apr 17, 2013 5:00am PDT
from china and 29-year-old krystle campbell a restaurant manager supporting a friend were also killed in the blast the 76 people remain in the hospital. 20 of them are critical. president obama will visit best temperature to take part in a prayer vigil for the victims. >> there is encouraging news for the family of a martinez boy injured in the explosions. friends and neighbors are coming together to help raise money for the family to deal with their expenses. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard has more. >> it is amazing the love and support that martinez is showing for the 11-year-old aaron hern and the family. custody no different, mountain mike's pizza will raise money to help the family with their expenses. 11-year-old aaron hern was waiting to his mom at finish line at the boston marathon and one of the bombs went off. shrapnel from the blast tore into his thigh, he remains hospitalized at children's hospital. friends and complete strangers have been organizing fundraisers for the family. last night, rocks on main raised $4,000 offering a pasta dinner for the family at $5 a plate
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Jun 24, 2013 5:00am PDT
you can at starbucks raising prices on benefit raps -- beverages tomorrow. >> drama in china overnight, shanghai suffering the biggest drop since 2009 after the central bank put the squeeze on speculation lending which is hurting china's growth. a mixed closed on friday after a rough week over the massive monetary stimulus. at the new york stock exchange i am jane king with the bloomberg business report. >> if you hate heights this video will make you uneasy, high wire artist nik wallenda crossed the 1,500' wide colorado river gorge and was broadcast live on discovery channel last night. the 34-year-old had no safety harness and no net. wallenda took 22 minutes to edge along the 2" thick cable. he is a 7th generation high wire artist. his grandfather was killed in a demonstration in puerto rico. >> we remember the flying wallendas doing their thing, back then. >> can you imagine, hoping if no win. >> seriously. >> we are looking at a lot of rain in the next day. not everywhere, dominating the north bay. we are getting a break this afternoon but right now it looks like we have
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Nov 23, 2012 5:00am PST
. >> the bad guy is north korea. the problem is with when they shot it, it was china. they changed it because they didn't want to offend the chinese government, because they do a lot of business in china. >> reporter: then there's the animated rise of the guardian, starring everyone's favorite. alec baldwin and jude law. lend their voices. opening today, one master portraying another, hopkins stars in hitchcock centered on the making of psycho, helen mirren co-stars as hitchcock's wife. >> i promised mother i wouldn't tell. >> he does a great hitchcock that was brandi hitt reporting. >>> it is not jut black friday, it is orange and black friday this morning at 10:00, the giants begin selling individual home game tickets for next season. last month the team brought home the world series trophy for the second time in three seasons sweeping the tigers. today, fans can buy individual tickets for next april, may and june, excluding opening weekend. first round of sales ends midnight christmas eve you can buy online or in person at all dug-out stores. >>> this afternoon coach harbaugh is ex
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Jun 7, 2013 5:00am PDT
of china. >> thank you, matt, and after leaving san jose this morning, president obama will head for the fundraiser in santa monica and spend the rest of the weekend in palm springs meeting with the new chinese president and governor brown will be there to welcome the president at the palm springs airport when he arrived. tomorrow, the governor is scheduled to meet with the president xi at ary sort in indian wells, the latest business exchange between the governor and the chinese officials in the past year and a half. in april, governor brown visited shanghai and beijing and met with several chinese leaders. last year, in february, the governor held meetings with xi when he existed california as, then, vice president of china. xi wrapped up a visit to mexico. >> developing news this morning for people would shop at nob hill foods advising customs to check their credit and debit card statements for unusual charges after a massive cyber attack on the computers. amy? >> the customers listen up, your personal information could be out there in the wrong hands. railey's said they have been
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
this free app, abc7news.com/waze. >>> 5:11. >>> two of china's high-tech giants coming under fire from congress. >>> the wait is just about over. one of the nation's most popular retailers gets set to open in san francisco. >>> one of the u.s. arch rivals will be around for a while longer results of the presidential election in venezuela. >>> will and kate try to put photos behind them. what. >>> first, here's this morning's america's money report. >>> good morning, topping america's money, threat of another global recession new numbers show world's recovery on the ropes because of economies -- brightest spot is the u.s. economy. california taking emergency steps to bring down its record gasoline prices. gas costs more there than anywhere nell the country. refineries have the greene light to switch to winter blend. fewer people are sending greeting cars thanks to the internet hallmark closing fact -- closing a fact >>> golden gate bridge looking fine, no worry for sprinkles today. mike has a change in forecast. sue looks at traffic coming up. >>> this morning congressional committee wa
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Sep 12, 2012 5:00am PDT
just showed you. >>> 5:11. >> the man expected to be the next president of china suddenly disappears from the public eye. theories that cropping up on the internet. >>> big legal loss for online moneylender what it could mean for thousands of customers. >>> growing demand at the mother's milk bank find out where to turn if you are unable to . >>> good morning. fed officials meeting today and tomorrow after they are likely to announce new efforts to boost the economy. just the anticipation alone was enough for the dow to close yesterday at its highest level in almost five years. many companies holding the line on pricing give you less for your money the amount in the pack skapblg shrinking price remain the same saying customers would rather have smaller packages than higher prices. apple unveils iphone 5 today analysts say apple may sell 10 million by the end of the month. that's america's money. >>> good wednesday morning. 5:15, china refusing to comment on mystery surrounding the man around the man who is expected to be the next president. fueling speculation about his well-being. h
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Oct 23, 2012 5:00am PDT
said russia. >> when talking about trade with china they argued over united states jobs and auto industry. latest poll has president obama with a slim one point lead heading into the election. >>> a man in custody for beating an elderly woman nearly to death for no reason. it happened saturday afternoon at stockton and sacramento streets in chinatown in san francisco. witnesses say the 94-year-old was walking a man came up behind her and started punching her in the head she fell and struck her head on the pavement. witnesses say he frequently hung out in the area they describe him as unstable. doctors say the woman's injuries are life-threatening. >>> families of two murder victims join vallejo police today in offering a $10,000 reward to find the killers. investigators believe someone targeted the two on septemberth. witnesses say they heard -- september 6th. witnesses say they heard gunshots mills was six months pregnant with twins. >>> today san mateo county could take the first step toward banning plastic bags the board is expected to introduce a bag ban tonight. it would onl
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Feb 16, 2013 5:00am PST
with a nonprofit group to expand hours at china camp, the bay and the other state park. the park will now see expanded hours. >> a year ago the partnership was formed to raise matching funds to keep china camp from being closed completely. effort grew in size to allow today's announcement that all three parks will be operated through the partnership. the marin state park association took advantage of a newly passed law that put a freeze on closers after the discovery of $50 million the state parks department had in hidden accounts. >>> and there will be a new agreement with the national park service that will keep samuel taylor state park open. now to a home invasion robbery with a hatchet. it happened in an area of the city where that kind of crime is not expected. the story from abc7 news reporter thomas ramone. >> he let him in. there was no forced entry that we know of. >> he said he's known the victim who lived in this house for more than 25 years. >> he's had encounters with other houseguests who have threatened and hurt him. so this is not -- this is not an isolated incident. >
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Nov 20, 2012 5:00am PST
china's top leaders on the sidelines of the summit. the president says the u.s.-china relationship is cooperative and instructive and important there are clear rules for trade and investment. >>> the pacific northwest is taking a pounding from a storm that mike says is heading our way, oregon and washington are dealing with flash flooding, power outages and property damage from winds, rain and snow, an elk hunter died when a tree snapped and fell on to his tent this morning at least 5,000 homes and businesses don't have power down from 50,000. how is this affecting one of the busiest travel days of the year? we'll check in with katie marzullo in about 30 minutes. >>> could be a little difficult with the crowds and now the rain. let's find out what the timeline is from meteorologist mike nicco. >>> doppler, portland, eugene to crescent city and eureka, heaviest rain higher elevation snow mainly oregon now this storm is very warm moisture coming from the southeast all that mild air is leading to a little moisture for us back here, a lot of light blue and green is very light rain but
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Nov 12, 2012 5:00am PST
china is diving growth in students. the number of students from other countries grew by 6% last year. nearly one quarter of those new students were from china. money is a big factor in the increase, international students pay full out of state tuition without financial aid and that is attractive to the financially strapped universities. >>> will it be back to work or picket lines for striking -- for striking raley's workers? >> the reason employees say the company is coming back to the bargaining table. >>> michael finney reveals secrets behind shopping at goodwill the bay area stores
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Feb 27, 2013 5:00am PST
nerve wracking for all of us but a government official in china took it to a new level. the freak out on youtube, a top level government official and family in china missed the flight not once but twice when the flight crew would not let them board, the official smash computer equipment and tried to bash in a gate door. he was arrested. he has apologized but police are still considering charges. got to wonder if he will get to keep his post. >> you do have to wonder about that. >> now the weather forecast. what are you wondering about? >> if this is any reason to get worked up today. >> here is san jose this morning, you can see clear sky over san jose and the temperatures today will be just a little bit cooler than yesterday by two degrees and that is the trend with the extra cloud cover at one to four degrees cooler. we are looking at live doppler 7 hd and the surrounding radar covering the state and you can see a spring el near eureka and the increasing clouds. mid-60's at chico to 70 in fresno and 49 at tahoe. safe travels. sue? >> we have issues on the roadways but so far nothing
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Jun 6, 2013 5:00am PDT
summit with china's new president in southern california. it will be held at a retreat and aides say president obama will appeal to the president of china to take strong action against cyber attacks originating in china. this or, china claims they have a mountain of evidence of cyber attacks against the united states. chinese cyber security officials say us cyber attacks have been as brave as the one that the united states chairmans that china has conducted. developing news if you are a verizon customer the federal government could monitor who you call each day. a british newspaper is reporting a secret federal court order is forcing the company to turn over the phone records of millions of americans. >> we are getting some response from the obama administration which has had no comment since the story broke out and also this morning attorney general holder will testify before senate committee and it is expected he will have to answer questions about the secret court order. the order was uncovered by british newspaper "the guardian" calling for vie long do -- to hand over the phone r
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Jul 9, 2013 5:00am PDT
and several local authorities from china are at the crown plaza. because of that the area has been declared a federal zone. >> the victim of flight 214 are remembered in the home countries, with the deaths of the two, 16-year-old students is felt in their hometown in china and the school they attended. at a memorial, fellow students lit candles with the date of the crash and they lit lanterns with messages written to their friends on them and superintendent them off into the sky. >> the consulate general in san francisco visits victims of the crash at bay area hospitals. the consulate general and the staff took flowers and met with five victims at sfo general yesterday and has been posting passenger updates on the web site and coordinating aid efforts including giving out aid themselves with the korean consulate in san francisco. >> lawyer who specializes in air crashes says each person is likely to see at least $1 million settlement even the uninjured passengers will see seven figure checks because of post-traumatic stress disorder. the attorney says that many claims will be for s
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Oct 19, 2013 5:00am PDT
game in china after only three minutes with back spams. they do not believe it is serious. game was in shanghai, televised at 4:30 a.m.. look forward to a lot of this in the upcoming season. three by klay thompson off the excellent ball movement. clay had 25. bogut's only hoop. he was worried about his back. paid the price apparently. he had 14 assists as the warriors beat the lakers in china for the second time. 115-89. huge upset in college football. number 8 louisville hosting central florida. heisman hopeful teddy bridge water led his team to a 21-point lead. here to eli rogers. the knights battle back. they were up until domonic brown scored his second td of the night. 35-31, but ucf answer was an 11-play 75-yard drive. he finds godfrey with 23 seconds left to win it. central florida with the upset of louisville, 38-35. >>> the sharks waited for dan boyle to recover from this hit. the nhl has suspended max i am laperriere for five games. boyle was taken off on a stretcher. laperriere will forfeit $28,000. he will be eligible to come back on november 1st. boyle, they are not sur
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Jun 16, 2012 5:00am PDT
say he broke the law to do it. and a historic day in china as the country launches a rocket into space with its first our cloud is not soft and fluffy. our cloud is made of bedrock. concrete. and steel. our cloud is the smartest brains combating the latest security threats. it spans oceans, stretches continents. and is scalable as far as the mind can see. our cloud is the cloud other clouds look up to. welcome to the uppernet. >> sometimes an election is against two candidates but in egypt the opposite is true as they vote to replace mubarak. one candidate promises stability and another is a u.s. trained engineer who promises to bring the teaches of islam into the government. it would be the fifth ruler, or mubarak was the fifth ruler to rule egypt up until a year ago. >>> and people under age 16 will not be deported. >> this is not amnesty or immunity. this is not a path to citizenship. it's not a permanent fix. >> in one sweeping act, young illegal immigrants can stay as long as they have lived here continuously for the past five years or they are attending or have graduated from sch
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Apr 11, 2013 5:00am PDT
them are children. >> governor brown spoke at china's major universities this morning calling for unified action to combat climate change. he told students, we have one big problem and we have to work on it together. the governor is on a trade commission in china and has signed symbolic agreements to boost trade between california and china and to help the world's most populated nation to improve their air quality. and they will create up to 10,000 jobs here in the area. sponsors of burningman festival have won a round, with the nevada legislature approving a bill preventing the county from trying to hit it with new regulations. it is held on land owned by the federal government but the county officials slammed organizers with a $1.50 fee to pay for law enforcement. burningman is suing to overturn the fee which it says would cost $600,000. burningman is a counterculture festival that draws 50,000 people a year to the nevada desert. >> do men walked in a grocery outlet in san leandro if january and a robber pulled a gun on an employee and demanded money. they fired shots in the cer
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Sep 23, 2013 5:00am PDT
street. >> 25 people in china are dead this morning after the most powerful typhoon slammed into the ren joe. there is video of typhoon battering hong kong. the storm paid landfall in southern china last night. the storm forced hundreds of flight cancellations. officials say heavy winds blew cars off the road and toppled trees and houses. in addition to victims in china eight died in the philippines from the storm. >> the new iphones go through the first crash test and they stand up to other models. from closure to the freezer, the new sweet treat that features giant pitcher hits the store shelves. this is a growing problem with a um, hello. these ugly stains are ruining my good looks and style. and good luck using that cleaner. excuse me, miss ? he's right. those are tough hard water stains, and that cleaner's not gonna cut it. truth is, 85% of us have hard water and many don't even know it. you need lime-a-way. lime-a-way is specially formulated to conquer hard water stains. it's 4 times more effective at removing lime scale than the leading bathroom cleaner. see the lime-a-way dif
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Jul 28, 2013 5:00am PDT
inside her car on wednesday. >>> an 11-year-old boy from china is back with his family this morning after disappearing in san francisco yesterday. he got lost after his father told him to get change for the parking meter. but this is story has a happy ending. tears of joy at the moment when father and son are reunited. here's abc7 news reporter with the story. >> reporter: the frantic search was on for 11-year-old boy. he and his father are visiting from china. they decided to park to sightsee. since he knew a little english, he looked for a place to get change but he never returned. >> i mean, an 11-year-old child in san francisco, this is a big city for them. >> the boy's father searched the streets with a translator. he even left this note on his car for his son. it said don't leave here, dad is searching for you. san francisco police in the meantime kept officers on overtime to help. finally, hours after the boy disappeared, police got a phone call. >> we gave him food and drink, yeah. and decided to call the police. >> this woman is the only one who noticed the little boy as he
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00am PST
antioch and there's your east shore commute, carquinez bridge to the maze. >>> china has a new leader this morning. who moves into the top spot this was expected taking over as head of the communist party the political party has ruled china more than 60 years the son of a party elder served as vice president for the past five years, takes over as general secretary and china's president next spring he will lead the world's number two economy and vocal calls for economic and political reform. >>> nasa and russia say they are still in control of the space station, even though construction workers severed a communications cable serving mission control near moscow. communication has been rerouted since they cannot send commands to parts of the lab. nasa sent this picture of the you aboard the space station. american astronaut ford among them. the cable damage could delay the return of the three astronauts. >>> next, the dale that clears the way for construction of a new controversial safeway store in oakland. >>> north bay university receives largest gift in its 122 year history. how the m
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Apr 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
to block the bill. >>> back by popular demand. the titanic. >>> china and u.s. cram bell to avert a diplomatic crisis. dispute -- over a blind chinese activist that threatens to derail a visit to china by secretary of state clinton. >>> america's come back from the 9/11 attacks that is about to reach new heights today in the heart of new york city. >>> disturbing results of a new health study that could prompt overweight teenagers to begin losing those pounds. >>> welcome back. a few radar returns over northwest corner. eureka coolest 54 lots of sun and warm through the central valley. [ inaudible ] >>> 5:49. tensions between the u.s. and china are rising over an escaped chinese activist who is believed to be inside the u.s. embassy in beijing. a deal to secure u.s. asylum for a blind activist could come in the next two days this is happening as secretary of state clinton leaves washington for a schedule -- for scheduled talks on other issues. the activist escaped from house arrest last week by scaling a wall a friend drove him to the u.s. embassy where diplomats took him in. >>> st
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Oct 17, 2013 5:00am PDT
decision about his trip to china after delaying the trip because of a possible bart strike. >> later, waves of change with mavericks what is different at the i want you to be kind.ff i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. i want you to be handsome. i want you to be awesome. i don't want you to look at the chart before you say hi...david. i want you to return my emails. i want you to keep me doing this for another sixty years. at kaiser permanente, we want you to choose the doctor that's right for you. find your perfect match at kp.org and thrive. >> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> thank you for joining us on this thursday morning. >> we start with a bart strike threat. trains are running but there is still no deal at this hour. negotiations are underway and have been going on nonstop since 10:00 yesterday morning. abc7 news reporter, amy hollyfield, joins us from oakland. >> i keep thinking they will have to caucus it a night, still at it at 5:30 in the morning. they have been there since 10:00 yesterday morning. we do see the o
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Sep 26, 2012 5:00am PDT
ohio the candidates are expected to clash over china. the obama campaign will hit romney for investments in chinese companies. after ohio the next face off will be the first presidential debate october 3rd. kira klapper, abc7 news. >>> 5:05. prosecutors say they will not file charges against the san jose police officer whose 3-year-old son accidentally killed himself with his father's gun in july. the boy found the gun in a nightstan drawer. the district attorney's office found no criminal on part of the officer. he did not low the boy was in his house at the time. -- not know the boy was in his house at the time. >> bart engineers say they think they've pinpointed the problem that caused a scare at civic center station. review says track side debris probably caused the flash of electricity and smoke that closed the station last sunday, 1,000 volt arch of electricity caused flash and smoke that filled the station. investigators say the spark was likely caused when a train hit debris, station evacuated two passengers complained of smoke inhalation. >>> little saigon controvers
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Mar 30, 2013 5:00am PDT
and now he is in china. lee begin his trip yesterday. he will be meeting with chinese leaders. he wants to lure chinese investors here and get a chinese bank to fund new housing developments and two former military bases. >> i'm going back here to potentially even to get another airline hooked in for international flights and get closer to an agreement on a project that is at hunters point. >> katie: he will also visit his father's ancestral village. he has about 30 people on his trip including willie brown. >>> it's the end of an era. san francisco institution closes its doors today after 27 years. tommy toys was a hot place for celebrities. clint eastwood dined there and attracted politicians like senator dianne feinstein and willie brown. changing demographics have forced the restaurant to close. >> facebook is coming out with its own smart phone. it will announce it to the media next week. insiders say the phone will be made by hpc using a version of google android technology. it's designed to direct users to rely on facebook overcome pete go apps and services. >> things like
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Oct 2, 2013 5:00am PDT
delegate a tragic accident. the 16-year-old from china was one of three teens who died as a result of the crash on july 6. autopsy findings say she suffered fatal injuries do her head and pelvis after being hit by a fire truck. >> classes at cal resume today after an explosion and power outage that forced a campus-wide evacuation. an electrical vault exploded on monday engine jurying five. authorities blame copper thieves for damaging the power system and crews have connected backup generators to 11 buildings that lost power, three administration buildings are without power and no affected buildings are reconnected until after an investigation is completeed. san ramon is 49 degrees and 50 in los gatos and 54 in san jose and 52 in fremont and shared and 55 from san carlos up to san francisco and half moon bay is a cool spot at 45 and that is the biggest change from yesterday, 11 degrees cooler. most of us are cooler than yesterday but the north bay around novato and santa rosa at four degrees warmer because of the high clouds. there will be another colorful sunrise so check out the twi
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Apr 18, 2013 5:00am PDT
richard and 29-year-old krystle campbell and a native of china and pray for the nearly 200 people who were injured including those still in the hospital. also this morning, a major break in the investigation, authorities believe they now have a clear image of the suspected bomber. the f.b.i. is examining photographs including some taken at a lord&taylor store showing a man near the finish line with a cell phone and a black back across his chest. if the f.b.i. has a face from the video at the lord & taylor or from local division, they may be able to use facial recognition software so run the face against databases. >> in addition to video and foes the tech agents are examining debris in the remains of a pressure cooker recovered at the crime scene. >> they can identify the items down to, perhaps, the type of bag, the type of axle rapt, the type of detonator, all that becomes extremely important in a trial if you can match those items to a particular suspect. >> in addition to speaking of the victim, president obama will talk about the first responders and the heroes. >> the 11-year-old
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Jul 21, 2013 5:00am PDT
ace yawn flight 214. care packages will be sent to 35 families in china. two teenagers were killed in the crash. they planned to send their summer with the church as part of a three week exchange program. the church plans to send memorial plaques honoring the girls to their schools in. >>> abc wants to bring you programming our programming anywhere, anytime. dan ashley shows how watch abc works. >> this is watch abc. it's a new way for you to watch all your favorite abc tv shows. >> investigators try to piece together what happened. >> and local ramming streamed live almost anywhere. >> whether you are home or about, watch abc is there for you. >> now enjoy all of your favorite abc showing, sports. >> abc7 news and weather on your smartphone, tablet or computer live or on demand. >> abc7 is among the first stations in the country to bring you the watch abc7 stream. with did you never miss a moment of your abc shows or the news you count on. that's because watch abc goes with you wherever you want to be. >> this is good morning america. >> watch good morning america on your way to work
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Jul 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
out in even forms made almost entirely in china. the discovery set off a bipartisan bash -- backlash. >> they should be wearing uniforms that are made in america you would think they would know better. >> they should put them in a big pile, burn them and start over again. >> uniforms were designed by ralph lauren the company declined to committee the olympic committee tells abc news they are focuseded on supporting athletes. >>> this morning a -- this morning a washington, d.c. police officer is on desk duty after allegedly making threats against first lady michelle obama the officer was assigned to the police depend's motorcycle escort for the white house. he was overheard saying he would shoot the first lady. he then showed a photo on his cell phone of the gun he said he would use. an officer who heard the conversation reported him to superiors. police say there is no indication mrs. obama was ever in any real danger. >>> republican presidential contender mitt romney has reportedly narrowed his choice for a running mate to a handful. he will announce in a few weeks. there's specula
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Dec 12, 2012 5:00am PST
one of the largest u.s. home builders has lined up 1.7 billion dollar loan from china development bank. plans call for 10,500 homes at hunter's point and 8,000 residences on treasure island. it would create two new neighborhoods in a city short on housing. >>> new school district one of 16 to be awarded federal grand. the district came in second in the nation it will receive more than 29 million dollars over the next four years. new haven won because of focus on quality personal instruction. sizes, by high-tech tools and hire inclass coaches to personal light learning. i was one of 372 district -- it was one of -- 372 districts to apply. >>> rain jackets, tights, heavier coats, chilly, the system doesn't have a lot of moisture, breezy, foggy in spots and a little light rain. we have it all, in fact, as we look outside right now, you notice the lights, live doppler, here's the light rainfall around the bay area most just dotting the landscape nothing heavy we haven't seen the cold air move in yet east bay around berkeley into san francisco, also down around 280, daly city a little
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Jul 14, 2012 5:00am PDT
here. the uniforms for the london games were made in china was broke by abc news. and the olympic committee said it's two late to change clothes for the london games which starts in two weeks. ralph lauren has a contract with the olympic committee through 2020. >>> we will continue our cooling trend today but we are looking at a warmer second half of the weekend. right now emeryville, you can see the clouds around, mist and described he will, only 52 in the city. we will talk about how much we will warm up and a look at the seven-day outlook coming up. >> also next, busting out of the gate, all-star buster posey rips a tape >> a find in condra costa county means march warnings will go out for west nile virus. the disease from mosquitoes can spread to people. residents are encouraged to use mosquito repellant for protection. a dead cow found on july 2nd in brentwood also tested positive for west nile. last year three people in contra costa county contracted the disease but there have been no fatalities in the county since 2006. >>> we have a new way for you to get your weather and
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Sep 15, 2012 5:00am PDT
dragon boast festival on treasure island. another at the china town ymca on sacramento street. three more drives will be held tomorrow. as they say, jeremy needs you. >>> the san mateo bridge will be closed for two week ends in october as crews replace bridge decks and fix a cracked beam. the bridge will be shutting down from 10:00 p.m. friday 5:00 in the morning on the weekend of october 19th and the 26th. the cracked beam was retrofitted in 2000. it was found during a routine inspection in 2010. crews installed steal plates but only as a temporary plate. the permanent fix will cost about $3 million and that will come from toll funds. >>> a san francisco muni passenger left his briefcase on the bus but he got it back and everything was still inside. now he wants to personally thank the driver who took time to do a really nice thing. we have more. >> about four seconds after i got off the bus, and it just started away. there was no catching it. >> michael realized as soon as he stepped off the 27 last thursday he accidentally left his briefcase on the muni bus. >> my laptop, my walle
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