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May 8, 2012 12:00am PDT
how the meat industry is defending the product. >> i'm the man was involved with china town most notorious gang says has a new life. now raymond ciao hang out with celebrity. why do police still think he's up to no good. that story coming up. >>> and our former governor now hollywood darling once again. latest movie role. >> all that coming up then later on "nightline". >> coming up next on "nightline". secret on line epidemic. americans boys and girls as young as 8 years old. addicted to internet porn. in the world of the under age l hook. >> underwear bomb plot foiled. why agent warning of more out why agent warning of more out there. that's on "nightline". >> 7 news at 11:00 continues >> 7 news at 11:00 continues right after this  >> in the late 70's and 80's san francisco china town was engulfed in a bloody gang land war and out of it emerged a charismatic and formidable leader named raymond ciao. >> he went to jill for his crimes but today he is out of prison and says he's a new man with n life. he was in jail. allen wong went one-on-one with
KOFY
Nov 1, 2011 12:00am PDT
already explode entered vietnam, china and brazil and some containers have been found here and other west coast ports. these pictures taken by long shore men in vietnam show one of 5e frig rated container that exploded last friday. 3 dock workers killed. 16 injured. this one got ahold of the photo but fear losing his job if he speaks on camera. he learned same type of container arrived in oakland this morning. >> 8:00 o'clock this morning that we got the word that the caper that, 2 of the containers on the list that wasn't supposed to get here. >>reporter: there was a list of refrig rate the contain they are had been service entered vietnam with unstable form of free on according to the long shore manchester united that's why they exploded. >> they apparently have taken at least 3 lives and may have injured many more people. >>reporter: they were supposed to be taken out before coming to the u.s. the ilwu says they were not and thousands of them are either in port or out on the water >> there are potential theally thousands of containers being shipped around the world. some of them ended
KOFY
Feb 22, 2012 12:00am PST
foxconn factories in china. we will talk to the workers ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. unprecedented access to foxconn and will be the focus of "nightline." several employees killed themselves because of what they said were horrible working conditions. employees work a grueling 60 hours a week. they live in crowded dormitories and eat at company cafeterias. the head of a san francisco think tank says china is dealing with a socioeconomic crisis similar to ours. >> things are rising and you have like we have the 99% and the 1%. and so you have increasing disparity between the rich and the poor as well. >> "nightline" looks at the
KOFY
Mar 22, 2012 12:00am PDT
and she leaves for china tomorrow carrying dried fruit, nuts, wine and meat. bay area residents have a little time to catch a glimpse of the ship, but did faviola live up to the hype some -- to the hype? >> maybe. it wasn't as big as i thought it would be. >> maybe a younger perspective. >> it was really big. >> was it exciting? >> yes. >> silly news lady asking silly questions like that. the people who are not super impressed, they admit it was a ways away, and it was dark and maybe it would look a lot better in the daylight. ama dates, abc7 news. >> thanks so much. >>> well, coming up next, pink slime. >> you wonder how long it has been in there. >> the bay area market chain that is taking it out of your ground beef. and a horrible chopper crash in afghanistan. what lead to this accident? and stuck under the hood of a car. the little stowaway that took a wild ride across the bay area. all of that is coming up for you. and then on >>> explosions and bursts of gunfire near the apartment building in toulouse, france, where a suspect involved in deadly shootings has been holed up.
KOFY
Mar 23, 2012 12:00am PDT
oakland tonight for china. it took a small ramada of tugboat to swing the ship around in the oakland inner harbor channel. ship arrived yesterday with several tons of cargo on board. the ship was built two years ago in korea owned by the mediterranean shipping company. the route ones between north america and china. >> look at the size relative to the tugboat. >> more people are riding public transit in the south bay according to the silicon valley business juvrnlt santa clara bta lines ridership rose 64 percent last month from the same period in 2011. experts say it's due to rising employment in the silicon valley. more people heading off to work. palo alto base cart is trying to change how you eat out. the company has developed a touch screen tablet that let's you see a menu order food pay your bill dwebingtly from the device. no more time lacking for your waiter. they are used in 300 restaurants across the country. more on the headlines in tomorrow print edition of the business journa journal. >> right now it is time for sports. >> larry is here. march madness. >> big surprise ton
KOFY
Jan 5, 2012 12:00am PST
from china. another $500 million in cuts to the pentagon budget could be ordered if congress follows through on plans for deeper reductions. >>> one candidate is out as republican presidential hopefuls now zero in on new hampshire's primary. michele bachmann dropped out after her last place finish in iowa. jon huntsman who skipped the caucuses is on the ballot for tuesday's primary. his biggest rival, mitt romney is leading in the polls, but he barely won in iowa. the romney campaign got a boost today with an endorsement from john mccain. >> what i'm doing is asking you that come to south carolina with so much momentum it cannot be stopped. >> rick santorum is facing new criticism about home state spending for specific projects he wrote into the bills. he said he was fighting to bring the tax dollars back to the state. as for the others ron paul finished a strong third in iowa. newt gingrich came in fourth there, and he is promising to thatpen his rhetoric. and rick perry decided not to drop out after his fifth place finish. the gop candidates were up for debate. you can see it live
KOFY
Sep 25, 2012 12:00am PDT
agents to help arrange visa and hotel and director says parents from china and india specifically tend to want male children. rest of the world slightly favor having baby girls. gender selection is illegal in many parts of the world. >>> president is in new york tonight getting ready to address the united nations tomorrow but earlier today he and mrs. obama sat down with the women of the view. barbara walters asked if mr. s obama might one day want to run for office. >> well but what are you going to do the rest of your life. >> well, first 0things first here. we do have an election ahead. plus applause i have got all kind of things i want to do in second term. i love teaching. i miss teaching. snoom you can catch the entire interview with the president and mrs. obama on the view tomorrow at 10. by the way, he did say that she didn't quite the temperament for public office. she agreed with him. >>> tonight bay area television legend was honored. arts entertainment reporter don sanchez celebrates 40 years with kg o television. friends and colleagues including dan and mark and vick
KOFY
May 29, 2012 12:00am PDT
chasing them around china. is that will spoil your dinner. excuse me mr. sucker berg. smile. >> smile. >> barry bonds says a thing or two about the paparrazi and guess where he was today? at the giants game. talking about his next career perhaps. about his next career perhaps. sports is next. >> good evening. visiting from the past dropped in on the giants today. barry bonds doing charity event at the ballpark. talked with the media and revealed would he like to work for the giants perhaps as a coach. he describes himself as convicted felon that he's looking forward to the next chapter of his life. he's appealing the conviction on the one obstruction of justice charge. this was barry first stroyvt at&t park this season and he's still very much at home there. >> love being out here. look at this. look at this stadium. special place. you miss it. >> i love it here. this is where i performed. this is why we all perform. come out and give our fans the greatest show we can put on. you know. every single day day in and day out what you come here for. >> today show. d-backs giants former a o
KOFY
Apr 20, 2012 12:00am PDT
restaurant opened a year after 9 06 earthquake in the city china town. it has been a fixture on washington street ever since. kitchen is on the bottom floor and of customers eat upstairs. tomorrow is a sad day for many. >> just be accommodating customers who know we are going to be closed. just going to make whatever tv happens. just be able to share our last moment of the restaurant with customers. >>reporter: restaurant got hit with triple whamy. old building needs wren 0vision. kitchen brought up to code. and lease coming up. >> shame to see it go. talk about shark hockeyme tonight. >> this is also sad. unfortunately. sharks l played maybe the best game of the series. fluke goal rolling down the back of ozzie turns out to be the difference. now out to be the difference. now what . >> good evening. sometimes things simple. st. louis blue just better than the san jose shark. she some of the erred them again in game 4 in san jose. slapping in the tank. would he be a good luck charm? 5 minutes in and great pass with the break away denied by elliott. sharks empty. 3 minutes later
KOFY
Nov 30, 2011 12:00am PST
on china's wine market by launching his own label. he released a napa cabernet. only 6% of the wines from california come from the united states and they hope ming can gain some market share. ming's wine will be sold in the united states next year for $170 a bottle. so it is high end stuff. >> for a high end guy. not to be confused with 2 buck chuck. >> that's not yao's brand. >>> the blitz was on with david shaw putting on a clinic for the media. and exactly why andrew luck ♪ [ cellphone rings ] cut! [ monica ] i have a small part in a big movie. i thought we'd be on location for 3 days, it's been 3 weeks. so, i used my citi simplicity card to pick up a few things. and i don't have to worry about a late fee. which is good... no! bigger! bigger! [ monica ] ...because i don't think we're going anywhere for a while. [ male announcer ] write your story with the new citi simplicity card. no late fees. no penalty rate. no worries. get started at citisimplicity.com. hey, jessica, jerry neumann with a policy question. jerry, how are you doing? fine, i just got a little fender bender
KOFY
Apr 12, 2013 12:00am PDT
aussie of sex upped 66 here and 14-year-old juan from china. youngest player ever in master history. long putt on 18 for solid 1 over 73. 14 years old. are you kidding me? it is garcia and leash man at 6 under leading the way. johnson is one shot back at minus 5. tiger 4 off the pace and defen defending champion with the son at 3 over 75. of on to baseball. a's nerve news anaheim. angels held a team meeting. 8 games into the season. they are already holding team meetings. panicking after they were bludgeon the past 2 nights by the athletic. looking like this era. donaldson smoke this is to left. 2 round blast. his first of the year. and the owner wolf loving it. then in the seventh. he's the yours. crushed to the mountain seat. i rock in left field. third of the season. sweep in anaheim first time since 1998. giants cubs chilly chicago. panda bundle up this guy laughed. 47 degrees like summer. cubs jump out to 5 nothing lead. anthony deep on ryan. who labor through 6 innings but able to hang in there. giants battle back. the hit in the fourth. 2 outline drive to left center. score a
KOFY
Mar 6, 2013 12:00am PST
tested positive for horse meat. this time officials in china detected bacteria present in fecal matter. ikea says it happened last december, but they only learned about it this week. >> it was a slip of the tongue, but the duchess of cambridge may have given the gender of her baby. she was chatting on england's east cost coast. she was given a teddy bear for which she said i will take that for my d -- when they said if she was going to say daughter and she said we are not telling. >> the lights drew thousands to the embarcadero. it meant standing in the rain for many of them. sand yaw patel -- sandhya patel is here with a look at doppler hd. >> hopefully they were prepared. they got a dazzling show there. i want to show you the rain that is falling right now. it is widespread, although we do have p gays in the moisture here. let's start out around the north bay. there is moderate to heavy rain falling in parts of the bay area in the north bay. dry creek road, we are seeing the moderate rainfall at this hour. as we show you other pockets of rain in san francisco and along highway
KOFY
Oct 16, 2012 12:00am PDT
guilty of anything improper or inappropriate at the port. >>reporter: kwan is currently in china at another port conference. he's aware there's now an investigation into his past expenditures. >>> judge in maine ruled today he will not keep the names of more than 150 johns private. the men are all accused of paying fitness instructor for sex in her studio police released 21 of the names today. l miss wright pleaded not guilty to 106 counts of prostitution. >>> one person wept to the hospital after a muni cable car trolley crashed into a car late today in san francisco. the 2 vehicles collided about 5:35 today at the corner of washington street and embarcadero one person in the car was taken to the hospital. 2 children in the car we are glad to tell you were not hurt. >>> new at 11:00. man in sonoma wanted for exposing himself in public now in custody. sonoma police say the man dropped his pants inside a cvs open september 15. they believe the same man exposed himself at safeway sonoma market on the 28th. tonight they arrested 59-year-old richard hudson. he was booked on one count of
KOFY
Feb 26, 2013 12:00am PST
the destination whether china pakistan or in this case peru. >>reporter: thieves then get the phone ready to sell. >> they do prosecute there is this he too i to unblock the phone if it was reported stole stolen. try to change the number. do various things to the phone to get it working again then refold in their market. >>reporter: he used the internet skills to locate her blackmailer and home address in lema he posed as buyer on the black market and chatted with edwin. even convinced him to send a photo of amanda phone. >> sent me a screen shot of all the detail information on the phone that actually was her phone. >> armed with information amanda we know to the peru consulate in los angeles. also contacted the u.s. embassy in lima that referred her to the fbi aide. >> there is a warrant they are working on in peru to hopefully arrest this guy but regardless to what happens to this case i'm always going to be scared knowing not someone knows so much about me. >> abc 7 news. >> unbelievable story. >> new at 11:00. internet service providers began cracking down on people who illegal
KOFY
Apr 20, 2013 12:00am PDT
. >>> a powerful earthquake killed dozens and injured more than 400 this southwest china. the quake was a 6.6 magnitude in the szechwan province. they report 32 deaths, but the number is expected to go much higher. it is a city with a population of 1.1 million. >>> the grim job of recovering those who lost their lives in the massive explosion in the town of west, texas continued today. as of tonight there are 14 confirmed fatalities with at least three people still missing. more than 200 have been injured. president obama has now pledged federal aid to the town where abc7 news reporter laura an thon thee continues to -- anthony continues to cover the story. she says people have not lost their spirit even after losing their homes. >> the inside is gone. the ceiling and the ininsulation is laying on the floor. >> are you lucky you got out? >> lucky for my wife. she was siting in the living room on the couch. the ceiling fell on top of her. >> and some good news to -- tonight. all of the patients living in the nursing home survived the blast. >>> a little league season has been canceled in
KOFY
Feb 17, 2012 12:00am PST
>> we just went through a dim sum collection. mid afternoon snack. >> quick pit stop in china town for the president. he shelled out cash for the dim sum and took a little time for picture pictures. good evening. >> the president is in town campaigning for cash. we have team coverage tonight. we are live with a look at the president day in san francisco but first, lillian is live at the knob hill masonic center where fundraiser just wrapped up. lillian? >>reporter: it has been a whirlwind trip for the president. the event was the fourth fundraiser of the day at the masonic center the president appeared before an adoring crowd. 2500 people paid at least 100 dollars dollars to attend the fund requires. in the 25 minute speech the president said much has been accomplished in the three years he has been in office. health care has been overhauled. gay can now openly serve in the military. and the world motor wanted terrorist is dead. >> we refocus our effort on the terrorist who actually attacked us on 9/11. thanks to the brave men and women in uniform al qaeda is weaker than it has eve
KOFY
Mar 30, 2012 12:00am PDT
of the fray. >> apple manufacturing plant in china. audit at the plant found health safety and excessive over time violation. workers building i.phone and i.pad often worked 60 hours or more a week and not always paid for the over time. fox con will raws the weekly work time 49 hours legal limit in china and raise wages to compensate for the lost salary. >> tomorrow night half bill i don't know dollar mega million jackpot just unprecedented. 6 little numbers separating hopeful to the biggest jackpot in world history. >> look at the line overhead the cavanaugh liquor in san lorenzo that has sold 4 wing tickets. you we are at the luckiest store in the state. >> they sold a 5th inning ticket years ago for 20 million dollars but nobody claimed it. how does that even happen? i'm think that go if somebody wins tomorrow night they will be claiming the 5 40 million dollars jackpot prize. cavanaugh closed at 9:00 o'clock. reopened tomorrow morning at 9 and with the turn out they had today they said you may weren't to get here at 8:00 a.m. >> no more. come back at 9:00. >>reporter: they
KOFY
Oct 6, 2012 12:00am PDT
steel and thousands of workers at a factory in china that makes the apple iphone 5 went on strike to protest overly strict working condions. a group called china labor watch reports that, woulders at a fox con factory were given impossible standards to meet and given vacation time. workers at a different fox con factory rioted forcing a temporary closure of the facility. the company contracts with apple to produce the new iphone that is in obviously heavy demand. so far there has been no comment on the strike from apple or fox con. >>> america's jobless rate is at a number we have not seen in four years. e dip in unemploent comes ashey rert 114,00 new bs addedast month. almostmmedialy sombegan claiming that it help the president get re-elected. officials at the labor department say the numbers are crunched by highly trained government employees in secret. >> how much of a secret is that number before you put it out? you can't call me up and tell me what the numbers are going to be. >> i can't tell anyone. it is a complete secret. >> in fact, before the released, these workers #r* lit
KOFY
Aug 28, 2012 12:00am PDT
. >>reporter: oakland china town considered a model of how the program graduate have helped to reduce crime significantly. volunteers in yellow shirt patrol the streets and businesses have chipped in to mount surveillance camera all over china town. >> when they see something wrong they have the cell phone or beat officer letting the officer know what they see that bothers them. >>reporter: citizens police academy is also changing attitudes. >> in the past years ago the police the they were sort of heavy handed. >>reporter: charles hill believes oakland is hiring and training more professional officers. >> really focusing on making sure that they have the rate type officers here. that can interact with all races and creed and color of people. >>reporter: now sentences are encouraged to take more active role. >> so i want to challenge the department and the elected leadership here tonight to try to the capture this enthusiasim e-at least one of them is calling for civilian police commission with moreover site on policy and direction of the department. in oakland, abc 7 news. >>>
KOFY
Jan 7, 2012 12:00am PST
, shows the two girls adopted from china and india and labels huntsman unamerican for speaking mandarin and shows a caricature of him and asks whether huntsman is a man -- manturian candidate. he says it is stupid. >> i speak chinese, of course. if somebody wants to poke fun for speaking chinese, that's okay. what i be on to is bringing forward pictures and videos of my adopted daughters and suggesting there is some sinister motive there. >> ron paul's campaign says it doesn't know who is behind the ad, but he says it is utterly distaste distasteful. huntsman and ron paul are fighting for second place in new hampshire behind mitt romney. and don't forget the candidates will debate in new hampshire this weekend. the only place you can see it live is on abc7 on saturday night at 6:00. of course the new hampshire primary is a couple days later on tuesday. >>> microsoft has patented a gps feature that helps users avoid dangerous places. it is dubbed avoid the ghetto. it takes into account unsafe neighborhoods and bad weather and dangerous terrain. it has been created especially for the mobi
KOFY
Mar 3, 2012 12:00am PST
senator accepted $5100 in travel expenses for a trip to china. >>> a more bidly obese livermore man who wants to regain his health says response has been overwhelming since he posted on youtube. >> robert gibbs weighs more than 600 pounds. he says he has been overweight his entire life. by 8 he was 150 pounds. within 24 hours of up loading his youtube video he received 200,000 hits. robert who turned 23 today has been hospitalized for weight problems before, but he says this time will be different. >> this birthday i am hoping will be better than the rest of them because i finally asked for help and i am getting it. >> robert is among 18 million morbidly obese americans. that means they weigh at least 100 pounds or moreover weight. >>> a spectacular public debut for the san francisco-based review site, yelp. shares started at $15, but closed at $24.5. analysts caution even though yelp has 66 million visitors a month, they never turned a profit. they lost $16.7 million. the business depends on volunteers like you posting reviews of local businesses. it was valued at close to $1.5 bil
KOFY
Dec 21, 2011 12:00am PST
. >> north korea sealed their border with china ahead of kim jong-il's funeral. it is set for a week from tomorrow. they are recognizing kim jong-un as successor. kim jong-il's body is lying in state. there you can see it. north korea announced the leader died of a heart attack. >>> there is a showdown brewing between the u.s. government and the prestigous journal "science" over a bird flu study. the u.s. bio security experts are concerned research about to be published could be used to make a biological weapon. it details how scientists made a deadly version of avian flu in the lab. they want "science" to sensor the study saying it should not be completed with the complete data and experiment details. >>> a southern california fedex delivery man is probably sorry the internet ever caught on. a surveillance camera shows him hurling a package containing a computer monitor over a fence. it of course was danger damaged -- damaged. the homeowner up loaded the video to up tube -- youtube where it went viral. when they find out which driver is responsible, quote, it won't be his best day. the h
KOFY
Mar 20, 2012 12:00am PDT
getting separated from friends. on sunday a 30-year-old snow bodyer fell face first at china peak resort and couldn't dig himself out. a third man died at sierra tahoe, 54-year-old of gold river in sacramento county. he was killed after falling in a hole created by an under flow of water. >> tonight police in san francisco and across the nation keep sharp eye on synagogue and other places the jewish community gathers following the murder of rabbi 2 churn and another child at jewish day school in france. they were killed by a gun man riding a scooter and may part of a terrorist spree. police say bullet found at the scene match shells found near the bodies of 3 french north african para trooper killed near there last week. >> most california state university campus including cal state east bay will freeze admission for the spring 2013 semester. that will affect nearly 16,000 potential students. it's one way trustee hope to save money after the state reduced csu funding by 750 million dollars this year. >> i think it's horrible. i think it's going to be harder to graduate. my mom has to ret
KOFY
Mar 16, 2012 12:00am PDT
coveted bill gates academic scholarshi scholarship. classmate woo is from china and remembers how nice kevin was to him since he was new to the country. >> kevin had his like birthday l and i didn't know because we were not that like, like familiar but about but he came to my dorm and gave me like a piece of cake and i'm really, like, touched because he remembered me. >>reporter: justin ball used to have movie night with kevin and said avenues hard worker who always wanted to help. >> he really liked helping people. pretty good thing. he wanted to apply science and help people together and seemed most natural in the medical field. >>reporter: ra had a community meeting for the residents to talk about what happened and they also had a school psychologist on hand in case anybody needed to talk. in berkeley, 7 news. >> all right thank you. >> helicopter pilot walked away with bumps and pwrawss after crash landing interpalo alto airport. we were over the scene shortly after 5 this afternoon. pilot was trying to reach the airport but what is thought to be engine trouble forced her to crash
KOFY
Oct 20, 2012 12:00am PDT
put on paid administrative leave and ordered to return from a business trip to china. yesterday port executive director omar benjamin was also placed on leave. >>> a central figure in the gang rape of a richmond schoolgirl three years ago is on his way to state prison. miguel ortega pled guilty to four felony counts including aggravated sexual assault with great bodily injury. the 16-year-old girl was raped and beaten in 2009 outside richmond high school after leaving a homecoming dance. under the plea deal, he was sentenced to 32 years in state prison. >> we weighed the need for justice this this case with the needs and the sensitivities to the victim in this case. what would she go through if she were having -- going to have to testify. >> he wishes he could undo that night. he never wanted what happened to happen. >> five other defendants are still headed to trial. >>> well, a hercules woman walking her dog suffered moderate injuries after falling 40 feet into a steep drainage ravine late today. the woman described as in her 50s and in good physical condition magazined to test her
KOFY
Feb 24, 2012 12:00am PST
crews set the stage for tv station from around the world including italy, china, spain. even reporter from iran coming to cover the spectacle. iran movie is nominated for best foreign film. oscar sunday is of course three days away now and at our exclusive web site oscar.com you will find oscar party planner along with some free oscar ballot for down loading. keep in mind coverage begins at 12:30. red carpet arrival start at 1:30. show itself begins at 5:00 and then later oprah will be on special jimmy kimmel live. >> always a big day in la and fun to watch. >> all right. weather outside could not be more lovely. >> it is really remarkable. sandy is here now with more. >> yes. we had a second day of records here in the bay area. i'll show them to you. 80 degrees in santa rosa new record for the day. 78 in oak land. that tied previous record. you look at other parts of the bay area and it was pretty warm even though not record setting. close to 80 in santa cruz. 74 sant san jose. 77 concord napa low 70's around clover dale and san francisco coming in at very unseasonably warm
KOFY
Apr 17, 2013 12:00am PDT
university student from china. his family has asked his name not be released. >> all were remembered during a vigil on boston common. earlier in the evening, thousands gathered for a vigil honoring martin richard. tonight 70 suks of the injure >> tonight 76 of the injured are in hospital and some with serious injuries. >> among the injured is 11-year-old aaron hern of ma -- of martinez. the community came together in force to support him and his family. abc news reporter john alston is live at a restaurant where thousands of dollars were raised. john? >> carolyn, the hern family was supposed to return to martinez today after their trip to boston. because of what happened people i'm went to the cafe to make what happened a little easier. they ate pasta and salad at $5 a plate, but donated much more. it was put together by rocks on main whose grandchildren go to school with the injured child. >> it was senseless to go on facebook every day about the clam chowder when this hit so close to home. >> reporter: aaron hern was waiting for his mother to cross the finish line when shrapnal tor
KOFY
Nov 8, 2012 12:00am PST
activist is in china trying to stop a slaughter. >> dan and carolyn, the japanese government has refused to stop its annual whale and dolphin hunting season. we have new video of the hunt going on right now. i took the:00 tau vies complaints. you will hear how they defend the slaughter. >> and a suspect puts his hands up and surrenders to police. do they really have to tas him? >> and then later on "nightline." >> coming up next on "nightline" the real story in the election of barack obama. and what it says about a changing america. we are looking at blacks and hispanics and single women tip the scales in this election. and what has happened to apple stocks. the golden company is sliding a bit. we are taking a look. that's on "nightline." [ female announcer ] welcome one and all to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor, a feeding frenzy to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever you're craving. spend 25 and get a frozen safeway turkey for 59 cents a pound. or get another of the best deals around. a froze
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Jun 19, 2012 12:00am PDT
had to rescue a mountain bike whore took a tumble off marin county trail late today. happened at china camp state park in san rafael. woman whose name not released was ride with her husband in the back ranch meadow. she apparently lost herbal and fell 50 feet down a ravine. the terrain so rugged that pair immediate hick to air lift her to safety. she was rushed to marin general hospital where she was treated for whether what were described as moderate injuries. >> san jose man who worked with special needs kids for years is under arrest tonight for child molestation and rape. 33-year-old bailey was arrested last week accused of sexually molesting 2 young girls in his care and raping an 18-year-old woman with mental capacity of a kindergartner. he recently worked in los gatos that houses children who are depend interest 0to the court. also worked at chief kids in san jose facility for developmentally disabled. investigators fear there may be more victims out there. >>> serious fire power taken off the street in oakland. police today showed off a cache of weapons found inside the home of
KOFY
Feb 21, 2013 12:00am PST
china's first emperor opens at the asian art museum in san francisco. the hope is this opportunity to view one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of our time will also help bridge relations between the u.s. and china. abc7 news reporter alan wang has a preview. >> 8,000 tera cotta warriors have been unearthed, but this is the only general. >> i enjoyed looking at the faces. they are all different. >> tonight was the gala opening of the exhibit that coincides with the last public appearance before returning to china. he hopes the exhibit will strengthen u.s.-chinese relations and attract more american students to his country. >> how many people from the private sector are supporting these initiatives? >> only a few war yes, -- warriors are visiting the u.s. they were created by artists some 2,000 years ago after china's first emperor unified the seven waring states and requested a terra-cotta army for his afterlife. there are hundreds of archers, but only one with green paints on his face. historians believe he was a military specialist who could communicate with divine spir
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Apr 6, 2013 12:00am PDT
, days after his 75th birthday, governor brown will make his first trade trip to china. among the delegation to go with him are representatives from the wine country. sergio is here with the story. sergio? >> governor jerry brown predicted billions of dollars in exports because of this trip and people representing tourism and hollywood studios and even california agriculture will be part of his delegation. california wines will be playing an important role. >> when governor jerry brown makes his first trip to china, california wines will play a role in all of the dinner even planned. they have been recognized as some of the best in the world. in china they are relatively unknown. >> they know all sorts of things about california. we are the fourth largest wine producing region in the world. >> to chinese consumers, california is recognized as the home of the golden gate bridge, disneyland and movie studios. all of the industries will be a part of the governor's delegation of more than a hundred people who will be traveling to several cities in china including beijing and shanghai.
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Feb 23, 2013 12:00am PST
buy them. >> what does this retired nba star from china have in common with one of the biggest video game makers? answer, they both started their own wineries in napa. yao ming was introduced at the steak house he frequented while playing for the houston rockets. >> they have a lot of beef over there. obviously a steak and a red wine is very good combo. it is really good for people enjoying with those two. >> he is the head of video game company and a long-time wine lover and has been to california on business for some 30 years. >> i have come to realize that napa produces the best wine in the world. that made me say starting a winery. >> it rests on a horse ranch. he bought the property 13 years ago. he spared no expense investing $100 million to build a state-of-the-art winery and planted vineyards with the finest grapes and hired the best people in the business to make his wines. they bottled 11,000 cases and wine lovers here will probably never taste them. that's because 80% of the wines are exported to japan. each bottle selling from 80 to $250. even at those prices, there is a
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Jul 13, 2012 12:00am PDT
oakland violence receives an honor that will help him achieve his goals. >> made in china. china. china. >> and u.s. olympic team dressed in foreign made clothing. first reported on both democrat and republican can agree on. >> what caused the fourth of july fumble in san diego. >> coming up next. raw teen cavity filling turns deadly so we investigate with why more and more dentist give children dangerous sedative. >> l avalanche [ feedback ] attention, well, everyone. you can now try snapshot from progressive free for 30 days. just plug this into your car, and your good driving can save you up to 30%. you could even try it without switching your insurance. why not give it a shot? carry on. now you can test-drive snapshot before you switch. visit progressive.com today. >> back to the braking news at the top of the broadcast tonight. occupy protestors are squaring off against police in los angeles. you are looking at live pictures. >> this all began as part of monthly art walk in downtown los angeles. still not clear exactly what caused the confrontation but we have seen these 2 v
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Oct 23, 2012 12:00am PDT
about our auto industry we would be buying cars from china instead of selling cars to china. >> attacking me is not talking about an agenda 8. romney gave the pat answer more than once. it did not stop the attacks. >> governor romney i'm glad that you recognize that al qaeda is a threat. because few months ago when were you asked what is the biggest geo-political threat facing america you said russia. not al qaeda. you said russia. 1980's are now hauling arizona foreign policy back because the cold war has been over for 20 years. >> well that was one of the better lick the president got in tonight. i'm going to give him the win but not by very much on whether it will move the poll not expected to be more than a point. interestin interesting. >> see tomorrow. thank you very much. >> it was once again an active night on social media. twitter reporting 6 and half million tweet during the debate. 7.2 million tweet in last week debate. among the most tweeted topic tonight, we all love teachers. actually comment made by moderator bob. now there was a sharp spike after this one. >>
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Oct 17, 2012 12:00am PDT
on china. and mitt romney's response to a tax rate question generated 107,000 tweets per minute. twitter said there were 7.2 million tweets during the town hall debate. that's compared to 10 million during the first debate. while some tweeted others discussed the debate face-to-face. alan wang has two parties, one republican and one democrat. >> reporter: as you can get, both sides believe their man did a better job, but they agreed on one thing, that the president performed much better than he did in the last debate. >> i think obama had to win tonight and i think he did. >> reporter: they were happy to see the two candidates going toe to toe. joy he was on message and didn't let governor romney get away with anything. if the governor was going to be flashy the president was going to be in his face. rot at a gathering -- at a gathering they were equally pleased jie. they love how governor romney was talking about the economy and how we need to put china in their place. >> they kept returning to things about the gas drilling and the numbers about the economy that the president s
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Mar 27, 2012 12:00am PDT
retire. this afternoon a memorial for him at china town r and g restaurant where the man known as chef had worked for 18 years. the owner says chef lee had been a teacher in china before coming to the u.s. >> reaction grows tonight to the can i go of florida teenager trayvon martin bay neighborhood watch captain. in the bay area and across the country tonight the outrage is growing as is the demand for justice. allen is here with that and new information leaked today about the young man who was shot. >> yes dan. supporters of trayvon martin say had he not been black and wearing a hoodie he would have never been shot. now police confirm reports the teenager was the aggressor and he was out of school because of drug related issue. angry crowds demonstrating from new york to kansas city to oakland city hall. newly leaked information that 17-year-old trayvon martin was serving school suspension for possessing plastic bag containing traces of marijuana. >> i think these statements are come out are statements to try to reclaim some sense of integrity but the integrity is lost when the child
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Oct 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
. a boat taking company employees to watch a china fireworks display collided with a ferry. survivors say they had little time to put on life jackets before the boat flooded trapping passengers. at least 36 people is dead. >> there is no comment from apple on newly reported problems with the simm cards. they say the phone stops working and displays no simm card when there is one. it seems to affect, at&t, verizon and sprint. >> makes is ramping up for chrimas and it appears they are pecting morespending. naonwi they e planning to hi about 80,00 worke. thats 2.5% increase. they will staff macy's and bloomingdale stores and kohl centers and walmart and tiors are us are planning to hire more people. >> a aapologized after air brusng women in saudi arabia. it features a woman in addition to boy. women appear infrequently across saudi arabia. strict laws require women to cover most of their bodies in public. >> carolyn: we want to share very cool images. our photographer capres she is going shots of dolphins ridg the waves north of half moon bay. you can see they seem to be enjoying the su
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Sep 15, 2011 12:00am PDT
will of women in china. >> and the u.s. companies are taking these cues. wal-mart who is accused of paying female employees less than men will spend $20 billion over the next five years on female-owned businesses. dan? >> interesting. thank you, alan won reporting. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton will deliver the keynote speech on friday. we spotted her tonight leaving a san francisco restaurant. clinton is the driving force behind the effort to feature women at the conference. >> in contra costa county, the crew is battling a house fire in martinez. it broke out around 8:30 in bear creek road. that's near the regional park. so far the fire has burned about 50 acres. firefighters do have it 50% contained and no homes are threatened. >> hundreds of hotel workers say they will return to work at midnight after a week long strike against high yet hotels. the members of local 2 have marched from union square to the high yet regency. the contract expired in twiep. the union claims hyatt is representing some of the nonunion hotels. the high yet argues that the union wants a strike c
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Feb 27, 2013 12:00am PST
china took it to the next level. take a look at this freakout. top level government official and his family missed their flight not once, but twice. when the flight crew wouldn't let them board he smashed computer equipment and tried to bash in a gate door. he has since apologized and police are now investigating. >> where was security when this was going on? >> you feel for his frustration, but it is a little extreme. >> you do feel for his fuse station. frustration. >>> and let's talk about the forecast. changes coming in the weather. >> sandhya patel is here. >> it is going to be warmer and then we should see some rain. as you look at the wayneing -- the moon it is 90% full. visibility gave us this beautiful shot. and thousand let's check out live doppler 7hd and you will see a few clouds patsing through. passing through. we are seeing a few clouds off the coastline here. no rain being detected by our radar, but that may be changing. extra clouds coming your way on thursday and it is spring-like warmth for friday. we will see temperatures getting into the mid70s in the warmest
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Apr 25, 2012 12:00am PDT
phone in china. watch what happens. the poor thing will fas 18 feet down. a cabdriver who tried to rescue her also got stuck in the hole. both had to be rescued by firefighters. they are fine now. >>> the president got into a sticky situation while chatting with some college students in colorado. you just heard the president say "you got me." a young woman apologized after accidentally spilling yogurt on the president's pants as he mingled outside a bar in boulder. the president told the woman, well, now you have a story to tell. later he spoke to the university of colorado presumably in a fresh pair of pants. >> can you imagine what that young woman told her parents what she did at college today? spilled yogurt on the president. >> and then she was tased. no, that didn't happen. she was fine. in sports, shot of the night at warriors game. it happened again. how much was this hoop worth? sports is next. >>> matt latos dismyselfs the giants and it is mutual. they drove him crazy when he was with san diego and now he is with cinncinati. the kentucky wild cats throwing out the first p
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Oct 7, 2011 12:00am PDT
china at fast clip. apple earns over half revenue now from international sales. uncertain future? respected tech blogger doesn't think so. >> they still have the best retail chain in the business. still have the best supply chain in the business. still have the best r and d land in the business. best design team in the business. and on and on. >>reporter: we get an early reading on how apple is doing without steve jobs in the week ahead at new i-phone 4 s and i cloud service roll out. this is 7 news. >>> at the white house today portrait of progress. congresswoman giffords flashed her trademark smile as she and her husband astronaut mark kelly celebrated his retirement from the navy. most attention was focus on her and amazing recovery that nearly took her life. this is second visit the arizona democrat has made to washington since that violent day last january. >>> l medical group backed by the u.s. government wants to do away with routine prostate cancer screenings. according to the report prostate screenings do not save enough lives to justify exposing them to risk of death an
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Feb 23, 2012 12:00am PST
biggest factory in china. why these electronics are made why these electronics are made in america. [ male announcer ] with citibank, it's easy for jay to deposit checks from anywhere. easier than actually going to the bank. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> woman: don't forget the yard work! >> o.k. >> announcer: with citibank's popmoney, dan can easily send money by email right from his citibank account. >> nice job, ben. >> announcer: well played, dan. well played. citibank popmoney. easier banking. >>> lap bands gurge gastric bypass surgeries are popular options, but many believe it has a safer alternative. >> nearly a quarter million patients undergo some form of bariatric surgery every year. for the morbidly obese, it could be a life saver, but a bay area company developed a new device to control the stomach rather than change it. >> the primary therapy is stimulating the stomach. and what we are in essence doing is causing the sense of fullness the patient feels to happen faster than what is normal. >> he is the ceo in mountain view. the company
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Jan 17, 2012 12:00am PST
even trailed a comedian. now the former utah governor and china ambassador is trying to undue the aa tack his campaign wedge like this ad securing romney for his flip flop. >> i believe abortion should be safe and legal in this country. >> i have been pro life. >>reporter: not surprisingly romney wasn't in the room when huntsman endorsed him but bad blood isn't the only wren. >> pwrned or embraced by the moderate candidate in this race is probably not something he was looking forward to. >>reporter: stake in south carolina are high since 1980 every winner of the republican primary there has gone on to win the party nomination for president. this is abc news, new york. >>> at least 29 people are still missing following friday cruise ship disaster off the coast of italy. tonight authorities are warning that 500,000 gallons of oil still in the ship hull could leak creating environmental disaste disaster. ship wept down in protected wild life sanctuary so it's very, very anxious for environmentalist. this is leif picture from the site of the accident. live. 2 americans are among the m
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Sep 29, 2011 12:00am PDT
the cost is because panels are so cheap. >> even westinghouse admits to making panels in china. >> competing for production is something that we are looking at, but we are not being successful at right now. >> no answers? >> no answers for that one. >> he is on the commerce committee and says there are jobs for solar installations. and more money in consumer pockets. with solar prices down 75% in the last few years. >> the market for energy is 10 times larger than the market for the silicon devices. it is a huge upside. solar will continue to be a huge opportunity for san jose, silicon valley and the state of california. >> leslie brinkly, abc7 news. >>> costco is calling on cantaloupe farmers and shippers to take steps to make sure the fruit is safe. ns response to the latest outbreak of listeria linked to the mellons. 13 people have died and at least 70 more sickened from eating tainted cantaloupe. costco wants higher standards on how to grow, pick and clean the mellons. an official adds that they may require mellons be tested before being shipped to stores. >>> the electrici
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Jan 13, 2012 12:00am PST
redesigned cr-v. all new, from honda. >> launch of apple i-phone 4 s turned no chaos in china. shouting and throwing egg when it didn't open for the rae lease of the new i-phone. thousands of people waited overnight for hours in the freezing cold only to be told the store would not open because of safety concerns. witnesses say that many of the people were actually place holders paid 15 u.s. dollars to wait in line overnight instead of scalpers who took their place. >> men team apple planning on taking a bigger bite out of sunnyvale according to the business journal. taking over 224,000 square foot lease at the sunnyvale research center. apple expected to oip to occupy all 4 buildings on the campus. they leased nearly 400,000 square foot office spait space in the last few most. redwood city base soft which are company is considering keeping 100,000 square feet in the boulevard building for is own use instead of leasing out that property. more on these ahead lines in print edition of silicon valley business journal like to pick that up. >> larry is here tonight with all the sports. warri
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