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Mar 24, 2017 6:00pm EDT
bouhlel took today -- that bao bao took at her new home in china. >> the six month anniversary of the national museum of african american history and culture. it has attracted more than a million people. they expect the crowd to get larger. ♪ leave it to the pros? i am a pro. i made this lawn from seed pride, and less water than you'd think. to those who'd say the grass is greener on the other side.. i politely disagree. pennington smart seed. guaranteed to grow with 30% less water. reclaim your turf. horace: bab to breaking news -- back to breaking news at the capitol hill after the leaders pulled healthcare bill because they could not get enough vote. the president trump blamed democrats for the failure. "world news tonight" will have more on the healthcare debate at 6:30 tonight. michelle: "7 on your side" with another possible benefit to birth control pills. other than preventing pregnancies. scottish researchers found woman who took the pill reduced the risk and blood cancers. today a major phone company hitting hangup button on the unwanted scam and the robo calls. t-mobile ha
ABC
Sep 25, 2015 6:00pm EDT
. important deal between u.s. and china. what both nations agree not to do. continuing coverage of the pope in america. tonight, pope francis is getting ready to celebrate mass at the madison square garden. live in new york city just ahead. announcer: you're watching "abc7 news at 6:00". on your side. maureen: the 18th chairman of the joint chief of staff general martin dempsey stepped down from his post. with full honors military retirement ceremony was held this afternoon. at joint base meyer anderson hall. president obama attended the vent. dempsey ended his career with 41 years of service in the u.s. armed service. the navy seals want to open doors to women. the commander say it's open for women but he does warn women are at greater risk for injury. allowing women to compete for the job is the right thing to do but said the high standards for joining the unit cannot be lowered. an agreement between the u.s. and china today. the nations agreed not to steal trade secrets. china's president is in washington meeting with president obama and other top leaders. it means the countries will not
ABC
Apr 14, 2016 6:00pm EDT
china sea, highly crucial waterway with china is taking over by literally transforming reefs as seen in this satellite imagery to island with the runway and the option to convert to military basis. retired us. >> there is only one way china prevent us from doing that, if they try to use force to shoot at us and attack us. >> is that a realistic scenario it would occur? >> i don't think so, no. china is not stupid. >> rounding out the trio of concerns reporting from cnn that north korea may be preparing to test a mobile ballistic missile, something it has never done before and could reach u.s. territories like guam. analysts worry kim jong un is becoming more of a threat. >> he is potentially reckless. he is divorced from reality. scott: back to the russian flybys the white house says the american attache at the u.s. embassy in moscow raised the, i with his counterpart. no word yet on any russian response. in the newsroom, scott thuman, abc7 news. maureen: president obama today helped kick off the annual wounded warrio the white house. the soldier ride supports wounded service members an
ABC
Jul 4, 2017 6:00pm EDT
only be one outcome on the second war. jonathan: for months president trump tried to get china, north korea's most important ally to step in and try to bring things down. today china and russia's leaders called for a freeze on missile testing from north korea. michelle: coming up at 6:00, the dangers full display in arizona. jonathan: plus, holding on for dear life. how this man was able to escape from a deadly flood in announcer: you're watching "abc7 news at 6:00". on your side. jonathan: they are dealing with the fire. huge one at that in arizona. the reason being this was a fireworks display and then a display. the cause of it was an ember from the fireworks that blew in an area of dry brush. that started all of this. the show had wrapped up. nobody was hurt. again, the firefighters had their hands full. michelle: reminder about grill safety. several families are now homeless after a fire claimed the gaithersburg townhomes on monday. firefighters claim a grill on the back deck started that fire. charcoal was being used in a propane grill. as the people gather for cookouts this sea
ABC
Feb 21, 2017 6:00pm EST
express" to be shipped off to china. the flight takes 16 hours. we are tracking the progress on flight aware. right now the beloved panda is just over the atlantic ocean. after a very emotional >> we will miss her very much. a lot of folks here in the u.s. and outside the u.s. has a strong connection to bao bao, which is amazing but we know she will be a benefit to the conservation of the amazing species. michelle: once in china she will be introduced to a breeding partner. as a u.s. agreement with china all panda cubs born here must be purned there -- must be flown there before they are 4 years old. ups has a delivery drone test. now there is video to back it up. it took off from a ups truck after the driver loaded a package to the cargo bin. but while the drone makes up its delivery the driver makes another one and they meet up at a different location. it could save money and time in rural areas. jonathan: now to metro and the growing budget shortfall. the problem, fewer riders. rail ridership the last half of 2016. bus ridership also fell off. they are predicting a declean by the en
ABC
Feb 6, 2017 6:00pm EST
china february 21. the national zoo breeding agreement with china requires cubs born here return to china before they turn 4. farewell c zoo will begin at the end of next week. that was at her birthday party. so many memories. jonathan: i know. she got cuter as she got bigger. did you check it out? doug: yeah. there will be more cubs, i hope. hate to see them go. jonathan: they all kind of do look a little alike. i'm just saying. they are adorable. make human sounds when they are little. doug: let's talk about this. hopefully nobody will be too upset about the day in the upper 60's tomorrow. maybe rain. give yourself extra minutes in the morning. there could be showers recompanynying the warm front moving through in morning. at the moment, the skies are clear. clouds on the western horizon. it's beautiful out there. we will stay pleasant evening indeed. 61 officially the high at reagan national. well above average 45. the average high for end of february is 51. so this is a month of transitions. what we have seen all winter long is the repeat patterns of warm and warm again. that wi
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Jan 18, 2017 6:00pm EST
giant panda heads to china. michigan plus the video police need you to sea. the man caught on video firing the shot that killed a d.c. grand mother. alison: we tell you ma prompted a high before speed chase down 66 at rush hour. doug: sunshine today and tomorrow but rain likely inauguration day. i will pin down the timing up next in seven minutes on "abc7 news at 6:00". michelle: new information in the search for gunman who shot and killed a beloved grand mother in southeast washington. police releasing the surveillance veiled owe of the shooting of vivian. it happened monday morning. in the video you can see two men running and the wheel cheer spinning as they race by. they hope the video will lead to an arrest. alison: grief counselors were on hand to help department of the labor employees cope with a tragedy. a 3-year-old boy died tuesday after choking on food. the staff called 911 and performed heimlich and c.p.r. the boy was rushed to the hospital but it was too late. an investigation is a man is in police custody for a wild chase after a seemingly minor traffic violation. they
ABC
Feb 16, 2017 6:00pm EST
of an agreement the zoo sends my china -- sends any panda born in china, they sent them back before they are 4. bao bao leaves for china on tuesday. bao bao is big. michelle: yeah. huge. all righ taken a long road trip has said just stopped and ask for directions. that doesn't usually apply to military helicopters, right? one would think. but that is exactly what happened here in kazakhstan. a helicopter pilot got lost in heavy snow so he set down on a highway, jumped out and talked to a startled struck driver who is like -- a startled truck drive i who is like hey, what is going on here? but i guess he got what he needed because he went to the helicopter and tack off. i wonder how the conversation went. go three lights up, left at the starbucks. jonathan: this is not a plane. this is a helicopter. just follow the roads if you are lost. doug: the visibility didn't lack good there. jonathan: no. imagine an attack helicopter landing in front of you? whoa. michelle: frightening. doug: indeed. we have a cold night. a warmer day tomorrow and then we have a warming trind that will last qu
ABC
Jul 13, 2017 6:00pm EDT
and wh michelle: take a look at this. caught on video in china. cars going down a road and without warning. buried underneath a mudslide. in all, eight vehicles were buried under the mountain of mud. here it is again. it happened so quickly. rescuers were able to free everyone trapped. wow! authorities in sweden are trying to determine what caused this bridge to collapse today. the bridge was under construction when it fell along with the scaffolding that surrounded it. at least 12 people were hurt. four of them seriously. must see video of a dramatic rescue off the coast of libya. this is what italy's coast guard found when it responded to a dingy full of migrants tipping over. >> no, no, no! >> this video really c there felt as the rescuers try to get to the swimmers. this rescue one of many in the past few days. some 4,000 migrants have been rescued. teenager was aspirations of becoming a professional basketball player is now recovering after losing three fingers in a fireworks accident. only on 7 tonight the boy tells richard reeve what happened. richard: turner and his father
ABC
Aug 24, 2015 6:00pm EDT
china. diane cho is live to explain what might happen next. diane? diane: the dow closed down 600 points today despite investors we spoke to that said to stay calm though it may have been an ugly start to the trading day on wall street. they insist this, too, shall pass. in minutes of the opening bell, the dow jones/industrials plummeted 1,089 point. >> the market is overreacting to the fear, the news of the unexpected. diane: this is after the shanghai composite fell 8.5%, in the biggest one-day loss since february of 2007. as concern mounted over the economic slowdown sparking selloff in stocks last week and today around the world. >> they have had a luge decline -- huge decline because of dominating market performance. so their correction has taken place. diane: china's central bank tried to step in two weeks ago and devalue the currency but it hasn't had much impact. >> until things flush themselves out a little bit we will see the volatility there. >> it has taken control on commodities falling below $39 a barrel. a new six-year low. the s&p 500 briefly slid into correction t
ABC
Jul 8, 2017 6:00pm EDT
today with china's president amid growing tensions with north korea. a very substantial problem we all face, a problem that something has to be done about. kimberly: shortly before that meeting with china's president, the u.s. military engaged in a shoe of force over the korean peninsula. bombers flew side-by-side with south korean and japanese fighter jets. the mission followed north korea's tests earlier this week of its first intercontinental ballistic missile. it has been a hot summers day in the nation's capital, but without the heavy humidity we normally expect in july. meteorologist brian van de graaff joins us and tomorrow was looking better? brian: as we go through the back half of the weekend, it will be great. watching storms to the north and south. 80's, even 90's and a few locales, right now 88 in the city, 89 quantico. the radar selling a few storms in northern, approaching the southern portions of st. mary's and st. george island. another batch towards the pennsylvania-maryland border. futurecast, most of the showers fizzle. if you have plans outside to check out the
ABC
Oct 29, 2015 6:00pm EDT
area. china is any the nation's child policy and will now allow couples there to have a second child. they instituted a policy back in 1979 to help curb the surging population and conserve resources. it's blame for skewing the gender balance on the forcing them into unwanted abortions, and bringing about a rapidly aging workforce. they did not say when the policy will be changed. next, trick-or-treating time. leon: doug hill has the hour-by-hour forecast. robert: is not official yet the nest could be introducing a new manager. i will explain when abc 7 news parker: my daughter alison and her cameraman were gunned down on live television. i know we can't stop all gun violence, but we can save lives if our leaders take action. narrator: but we can't count on hal parrish to act. he gets an "a" from the gun lobby, they fund his candidacy... whiout of the handsnst backgof dangerous people.uns parrish will make us less safe. parker: politicians' condolences aren't enough. it's time for them to act. feinblatt: everytown for gun safety action fund sponsored this ad. maureen: about 20 people
ABC
Jun 24, 2017 6:00pm EDT
landslide in southwest china, more than 100 missing and feared dead. most people were still asleep at the time. the remote location of the village and th wiped out major roadways is making rescue operations extremely difficult. happening a little too often across the area, trees snapping and falling. this fell onto a car in alexandria. there was nobody inside at the time, which is good news. nobody was hurt. this happened on alabama avenue. the police say it is still not clear why the tree came down. it was not the weather, that's for sure. alex: we had some gusty wind earlier today, 38 miles per hour, but that is not typically strong enough. i was working in the yard and one wind gust came through at about 10 a.m., and i thought it was pretty strong, but after that, nothing. horace: beautiful day. look at the skies. alex: the one place i would rather be, right there. horace: how about here? alex: here, of course, but belle haven country club, beautiful. get ready for the tee time tomorrow, tomorrow is a carbon copy of today. blue skies, perfect conditions. we are currently in the mid-80'
ABC
Mar 19, 2016 6:00pm EDT
body on their hands. nixon andring it with china or reagan and moscow. what president obama hopes to accomplish in his trip to cuba. and wher will the winter weather impact the peak cherry blossom blooms. good evening. i'm kimberly suiters. after a week of what felt like the start of spring, the d.c. metro region is poised with fat snowflakes falling from the sky. we have cloudy skies, colder temperatures, and some devon lucie has the first look at the forecast. is the snow going to stick? devon: only on the grass and in the trees. we start with a live look outside of national harbor, that is all rain coming in at that location. a couple other spots, allegany high school, cumberland, just wet. , that is frostburg state university, snow falling, but only on the rooftops. the airround, with temperature at or above freezing, nothing sticking. montgomery college, we are getting some flakes mixing in with the rain. nothing is sticking. earlier today, loudoun county, that is where we had some snow in the trees. in the forecast, more snow reports coming in. it is only sticking to the grass
ABC
Aug 14, 2015 6:00pm EDT
ahead at 6:00 -- horror in china. the latest on the explosion that killed dozens and the investigation going on now. maureen: also, might al gore run for president again? there is growing buzz but mixed reports. jonathan: consumer alert for volkswagen drivers. hundreds of thousands of cars are recalled. jonathan: the pictures are amazing. hard to watch when you consider how many people lost their lives. no word on what caused the mistypings explosion at a port city in china. at this point we know 56 people were killed. 700 others injured. there were glimmers of hope. firefighter rescued today, 30 hours after the blast. many others remain missing. small fires are still burning. crews in hazmat gear testing the air quality and so far the air quality is okay. maureen: presidential campaign news today. there is speculation and back pedaling about al gore. an adviser tells abc news the former vice president is having a conversation with aides about a possible challenge to hillary clinton but another spokesperson says it's not true. al gore himself hasn't commented yet. "7 on your side" with
ABC
Jan 28, 2017 6:00pm EST
each other. robert: a little choked up. kimberly: happy new year to china. marched thew year spring festival in china, the biggest holiday of the year, celebrated with a parade, vibrant costumes. the rooster is supposed to be the definition of fidelity and punctuality. roosters aremous bob marley, jennifer aniston, je robert: and all that good music, too. josh: sounds like a party. millions and millions of people. kimberly: a big celebration. talk about the snowflakes. josh: we won't see too much. i think we will have a dusting when we wake up monday morning. tomorrow is 45 degrees. snowflakes will just melt before they are able to build anything. the chance of the dusting monday morning, but that's about it. that is also the coldest day this week, 39 degrees. we warm up tuesday, and then we come back down wednesday and thursday. generally still a mild week. tomorrow, then late sunday, sunday night into early monday morning, the chance of snow showers. quiet the rest of the work week. not until next sunday into monday that we are tracking the next chance of a little wintry mix. kimb
ABC
Apr 24, 2017 6:00pm EDT
you breathe in through your nose and it can affect you. richard: the d.e.a. says it's made in china but trafficked from mexico with street value of $3,000 a kilo it's desirable for the traffickers. >> people can new york it and inject it -- snort it or inject it. it's lethal. richard: it's already taken three lives in our area. in frederick, richard reeve, abc7 news. >> the museum extensive collection of the artifacts has a permanent home in bowie. jonathan: this morning on holocaust remembrance day, several survivors at the event. it's now open to thousands of documents and photos that is accessible to researchers, survivors and their families. >> we do have families that will come and look at the materials, children, the grandchildren for second and the third generation. some of the precious moments. jonathan: the facility built with the expectation that the holocaust museum collection will double in size in the next decade. michelle: talk about the weather now. the storm that came through the area friday night slammed colonial beach, virginia. streets came down on homes. campers
ABC
Feb 20, 2017 6:00pm EST
cub flies to china tomorrow as part of breeding partnership with the country. the zoo will be closed tomorrow from 8:00 until 12:00 noon. but they will facebook live the final hours at the zoo and her departure from dulles. that should be cool. michelle: people really are attached to this animal. they are crying. jonathan: we have a member of our staff today in a panda, a full-fledgedded panda outfit. michelle: a onesie. hey, carmen. get both seats in first class when she flies back? jonathan: the whole plane and a lot of bamboo. doug: a different presidents' day this year than last year. we had a snow and a high of 31 last time. a big change. let's talk about today. 68 was the high. saturday we hit 68 in washington. 71 yesterday. 68 today. the average high is 48. as it stands at the moment we are right here in the middle of the third warmest february on record in washington. and if our forecast high temperatures the next eight days for the rest of the month wind up being accurate, we'll wind up being the second warmest february on record. is this weather unusual? you think? it sure
ABC
May 6, 2017 6:00pm EDT
rise but some drugs are so potent they can be absorbed through the skin. drugs are made in china and travel through mexico before they hit the streets in the u.s.. seven is on your side. check your freezer before breakfast tomorrow morning. -- jemima recalling -- anu pancakes,a recalling waffles, and french toast to do -- listeria contamination. there are no reports of people getting sick. that weather is on the way. and talks it out about the return of the sun. it is time to rock that read. that red. >> it is do or die for the cats tonight. a live report ahead of the big game coming up. then you're a couple. think of all you'll share... like snoring. does your bed do that? the dual adjustability of a sleep number bed allows you each to choose the firmness and comfort you want. so every couple can get the best sleep ever. does your bed do that? for a limited time save $900 - $1200 on select final clearance beds during our spring clearance event. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. maybe that's why we've been nked highest in customer satisfaction by
ABC
Jun 1, 2017 6:00pm EDT
other countries not carrying the weight. >> over the last three or four years it's been china and the united states that have slowerred the emissions. france and germany, italy. they haven't. don't lecture me to stay in the paris accord the way it's written. we think it's a great idea. they're not doing their scott: the president saying he is open to renegotiating the existing accord to make it fair or in some respects scrapping it, looking at a new process and a deal he might strike with other nations. but again, this is an example of the president bucking the system. even if it upsets the card a little bit. in this particular case saying it must be done to protect american interests. live at the white house, scott thuman. larry: thanks. the team coverage continues outside the white house where people not happy about the president's decision and they are letting everybody know about that. they are gathering to protest. stephen tschida is joining us live. stephen: the crowd has come to denounce president trump's decision to withdrawal from the paris climate agreement. a speaker said i
ABC
Jul 26, 2017 6:00pm EDT
. bamboo stuff. classroom at the conservation and research center for the panda in china. fully equipped playground. the pandas begin the day with the bamboo shoot breakfast before they head out to play. the tire will take hours to figure out. they will have a good time doing out. michelle: so cute. jonathan: my gosh. sigh it's music -- say it's music to your ears. the new apple creation that will help those struggle toking hear to take calls and -- struggle to take calls and listen to music. michelle: this is all caught on a body camera. we'll show you who won next. jonathan: skytrak7 flying over fedex field. this is a big soccer game tonight. two teams barcelona and manchester square off and it only holds 82,000. it will be a packed house tonight. back after on mi came across this housentry with water dripping from the ceiling. like this will happen. so let the geico insurance agency help you with homeowners insurance and protect yourself from things like fire, theft, or in this case, water damage. cannonball! now if i had to guess, i'd say somewhere upstairs there's a broken
ABC
Apr 1, 2016 6:00pm EDT
seven nations with the nuclear weapons are france, united kingdom, israel, china, pakistan. north korea. maureen: d.c. mayor muriel bowser joined a list of those banning government travel to north carolina. it comes after they passed a law many view as discriminatory to the lgbt community. >> this is important for us to stand up. good meaning people require us to speak up if we see injustice anywhere. maureen: this week seattle, banned travel to north carolina. prince george's county man indicted for the murder of his daughter and the girl's number. bosswell is held for shooting death of nashante davis and their 2-year-old daughter chloe. authorities say he killed them after being ordered to pay $600,000 a month in support. coming up, woman grabbed and sexually assaulted at a local shopping center. what could help the police find the suspect? >> the joke is on us. the new name for the george mason law school and the acronym upsetting some students. the new discovery of coffee and impact on a common form time magazine called chris van hollen "a hero to environmentalists, education
ABC
Feb 18, 2017 6:00pm EST
see her. ryan: she will board the fedex panda express flight to china, part of agreement requiring cubs to go to china before their fourth birthday. she will be part of a breeding program not long after arriving to her new home. >> i think it is really cool we can see her before they go to china. ryan: the zoo sending her off in style. she had a training session in the morning and this afternoon she devoured a chest full of treats. this family came from kentucky to see her. >> we are glad we got a chance to see her before she goes back to china. hopefully this is one of the many things that brings our countries together. sign posted. see a a at noon tuesday. that is the big day. they will be on the plane from dulles to china. it will be a bittersweet day. a lot of heavy hearts here at the zoo. ryan hughes, abc 7 news. kimberly: that is for sure. trainingnal zoo's session was streamed on facebook live. you can always check it out on our website. it was an incredible day to the outside. i hope you got a chance to enjoy it. how long will this early taste of spring last? josh knight ha
ABC
Dec 3, 2016 6:00pm EST
. china launched a formal complaint after a phone call between the president-elect and the president of taiwan. china considers taiwan a breakaway province, and the u.s. severed diplomatic ties with the island in 1979. since has spoken with the taiwanese leaders, until yesterday. the transition team has not said if that shows a change in u.s. policy in january. officials in new york what the federal government to pay for security costs for president-elect donald trump. councilmember say that it costs $1 million per day to secure trump and his family and they want the feds to pick up the cost. new york has increase security victory. there is a renewed call for roentgens owner dan snyder to -- four redskins owner dan snyder to change the name of the team. more than 1800 people signed a petition which demands the name be changed because the group says that it disparages native americans. >> the name is demeaning and disparaging. it is a dictionary-define racial slur. >> we in the d.c. area native the daily use of this word come it is a racial epithet, and it's time that we stop having that
ABC
May 7, 2016 6:00pm EDT
today. thatrly: did you hear squeaky nop china is welcoming its first baby panda this year. birthpandas usually give in july or august, but we understand mom and baby are doing very well. josh: it's incredible how small they are when they are first born. kimberly: the size of a butter stick, they say. josh: and then they turn into a giant panda. more sunshine mother's day, starting to get better, just a few showers tonight. 72 the high sunday. mostly sunny, just a little breezy. enjoy it tomorrow. as we get back into the work we come a chance of rain every day. not a washout. it will be warmer and less cloudy then this past week, but keep the umbrella handy. kimberly: thank you for joining us. we will see you back here at 11:00. have a good night. tonight." donald trump goes to war. the presumptive g.o.p. nominee on the attack. his target? >> she's married to a man who was the worst abin the history of politics. >> trump taking on hillary and bill clinton, and his fellow republicans, too. tonight we talk to trump supporters, the message to their party? >> suck it up. >>> el chapo on the
ABC
Oct 20, 2016 6:00pm EDT
national zoo announced that bao bao will head home to china next year. she was born at the zoo three years ago and is one of the main attractions with her mother, father and baby brother. they can keep them so long as any of the cubs they have head backt 4 years old. then those cubs become part of the national breeding program. we will let you know when we find out the exact last day for bao bao. jonathan: i don't know what it is about the pandas. you want to give them a hug. doug: i thought of the final scene from "e.t." and elliott was going "e.t., don't go." that's how it with bao bao. don't go. michelle: a lot of people will rush out to say goodbye. doug: there will be more pandas in our future. future weatherwise. strong wind and chilly temperatures for sure. not only do we know through technology and computer modeling but i have spent the entire day sneezing in the weather center. a, it needs to be cleaned. or b, it is a sign of a major season change. i'm going to stick with b. that is where i'm going. jonathan: my knee is twitching. that could be it. doug: it's warm again. in
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Jan 9, 2017 6:00pm EST
to go to china but no specific date has been set for the trip. jonathan: he looks so happy. coming up next at 6:00. million-dollar escalator but the customers can't ride it. what is it? they have to walk up and down the stairs. robert: coming up, clemson and 'bama doesn't get better than that. mike london new head football coach to talk about the challenge. that and more when "abc7 so if ydead battery,t tire, need a tow or lock your keys in the car, geico's emergency roadside assistance is there 24/7. oh dear, i got a flat tire. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. jonathan: more on breaking news. the w night. this is the second time in as many weeks it is dark. the first time, they told us there was a malfunction with the lighting dis -- gizmo. the timing was off. that was last week. this week, no idea why it's in the dark. you jus
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Jul 5, 2017 6:00pm EDT
qualifier from china. venus lost the first set before gathering herself. dominating the next two. williams advances to the third round winning 4-6, 6-4, 6-1. are we ready for this? you wanted it. it's here. the ball family will have a show. it will air on facebook. >> lonzo, ball, deangelo and who is the middle son? michelle: his dad puts so much pressure on him. i don't know. you have to be great. robert: it's working because it is bringing money to their family. get your hustle on. jonathan: $100 million for otto porter? >> $106 million. >> nice payday. steve: we have rain. a lot of folks for the rush hour commute. southern edge of the capital beltway from springfield to oldtown alexandria to the national harbor and oxon hill. this is drifting north and will advance to southeast d.c. eventually and to reagan national airport and rosslyn area. head in closer for you now it's not a fast-moving system. but capable of producing heavier downpours. highs tomorrow make it in the lower 80s. better chance of strong thunderstorms tomorrow evil. >> thank you, steve. "world news tonight" w
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Jan 6, 2016 6:00pm EST
u.s., russia, britain, france and china have hydrogen weapons. israel, india and pakistan generally believed to use less powerful nuclear vision. regardless of north korea true capability, the united nations security council gathered to see tougher sanctions as punishment. south korean and the u.s. military forces are weighing the options to keep north korea in check. >> were they choose to take on south korea and the united states military would be a bad outcome for them. >> this is a crazed dictatorship. he will do everything he can to try to shock the world. >> whether or not north korea have developed a war head to place on him and reach the united states. leon: the house passed a bill to appeal the affordable care act. this is not the first time a bill like this has been voted on but the first time it has made it past the senate and onto the president's desk. there won't be much past that. the president is expected to quickly veto it. we'll keep you posted. maureen: ahead at 6:00, the trouble for chipotle. the criminal charges the restaurant chain might face. leon: another el n
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Jun 22, 2017 6:00pm EDT
transmitting secret documents to china. he was in federal court hours after the arrest. they show federal agents raiding the home this afternoon. traveled to chi,and received $25,000 for people he thought were operatives. jonathan: a boom in the d.c. rat population has the city scurrying for an answer. the high-tech solution centered on garbage cans. michelle: first a driver finds himself in a real life nightmare. the tricky solution firefighters use to get him out of this jonathan: this is all because of a burst water main near south columbus and south 28 street. a hundred homes without water even at this hour. repairs are expected to be complete sometime around 9:00 tonight. michelle: in montgomery county, a wet mystery. police found this car almost upo river near the edward ferry boat ramp. no one was inside. get this. the owner didn't even though the car was missing. it took more than an hour to fish the car out of the river. heart-stopping images from wisconsin. that is a minivan trapped in a drawbridge. he drove on as the bridge went up. the van was wedged between the rock a
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Jun 16, 2017 6:00pm EDT
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May 1, 2017 6:00pm EDT
: back with must-see video from china that is showing an intense mini bus crash. look at the circle. the authorities say the bus driver fell asleep at the wheel and lost control. you can see that it veer off the road and slip iniary before landing upside down. a person on the side of the road is feet away as it happens. no one was hurt. jonathan: holy cow! windshield shattered, the scene that people woke up to with in montgomery village. they were not far from the mall. they caught the three teens using the bat, fire extinguishers and even three feet -- even theer feet to jump up on the cars to crack the glass. michelle: there is work to add the pay station to shot surrounding the mall. they explain what you need to know so you don't understood up with a lostly mistake. national workers pace the mall, east poe -- potomac parking stations. d.c. will be levying the fine, writing tickets on june 12. >> the revenue for the citations will go to the city. the revenue from the meters themselves will go to the national park service for projects to enhance the visitor national mall. >> they
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Jul 21, 2017 6:00pm EDT
explosion in eastern china. two people were killed and 50 others hurt. the search for a cause is focused on bottled liquefied petroleum used in the restaurant. alison: the navy failed to take action to prevent a collision off the coast of japan. seven sailors were killed when the uss fitzgerald collided with the cargo ship. navy crew failed to understand and acknowledge that the cargo ship was approaching and did not take evasive action. michelle: two people confirmed dead following an earthquake in greece overnight. 500 the quake struck a resort island. 13 people were air lited to athens 250 miles away. two people killed were tourists and they died when a building collapsed. damage reported out of turkey not far from the quake's epicenter. it was a magnitude 6.7. alison: a terrible case of dÉjÀ vu for a family in michigan. this is a family cottages along silver lake. the wind blows it to a piles and normally winter is cold enough to stop the process but not this winter. >> you live through this. we'll keep digging ourselves out. alison: the family spent $10,00 bay. the nearby golf cou
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Jan 4, 2016 6:00pm EST
points at the opening bell after stocks crashed in china overnight. the cause is the flare-up intentions between the saudi arabia and iran. the nasdaq and the s&p 500 saw similar losses. alison: new tonight a patient's -- maureen: new tonight, a patient's death at the medstar washington center is ruled a homicide. 74-year-old james mcbride died after a struggle with the hospital security guards. stephen tschida explains what went wrong and the changes now made. stephen: it went down september 29. 74-year-old james mcbride walked out of med staffer wearing only his gown. nurse caught up with him. then an altercation erupted with the two security guards. mcbride was pushed or shoved to the ground. he hit with such force it proved fatal. today months later they ruled it a homicide. blunt force injury of neck, spinal cord and artery compression. the hospital confirms two security guards are no longer employed here. the medical examiner forwarded the findings to d.c. police. late today, police said that the death remained under investigation. we did receive a response from the wash
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May 29, 2017 6:00pm EDT
rafts. they got everybody to dry lands. they all made it. >> more must see video from china. a woman back her car to a river. and a factory worker in seconds was in the water racing to rescue her. but he too, ended up would-be hero and the driverer. the man quietly left before anyone could get his name. security video, that is terrifying. it shows a 10-year-old boy flying off the slide at the park grand opening on friday. the park is open but the slide is closed until they figure it out. michelle: now a new type of the vending machine that is turning heads in wisconsin. >> bratwurst with wild rice. tomato basil parmesan brat. michelle: you can get a meet fix. i it -- meat fix. it's set up outside the will it catch on? ingenious. of course it will. still ahead, a big surprise in a pool. a very big surprise. don't go in there. what happened after the family found a gator taking a dip in the pond. >> i'm in pretty good health. michelle: the oldest living pearl harbor survivor message this memorial day next on "abc7 news at jonathan: there are three more names etched on the memorial day.
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Sep 4, 2017 6:00pm EDT
china, the biggest trade partner. they decried the movement and instead proposed a free in the military exercises by north kore and as well as the u.s. but haley called that proposal insulting. jonathan: tomorrow, president trump is expected to announce he will end the daca program. that the program that protected people brought in the country illegally as children from deportation. the reaction is being felt strongly. tom roussey is joining us from outside the white house where a protest is taking shape. tom? tom: going on right behind me on pennsylvania avenue. you can so a group of 100 people here. they want daca to remain in place. from what they are hearing that is not what the president is going to announce tomorrow. 19-year-old angel romero is working this labor day contacting voters for casa in action. he says this is thanks to the deferred action for childhood arrivals program. >> i couldn't legally work here if i didn't have daca. >> he is one of 120,000 immigrants with daca work permits. he was brought to the u.s. at 2 and he didn't know he was illegally in the country until
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Sep 19, 2017 6:00pm EDT
nurtilek bakirov from the kyrgyz republic a small country west of china. they spotted him carving letters in pillars on the north side of the monument monday afternoon. not sure what the message is, if it's fixable or how a fix will cost. >> people do things and they don't think about the consequences. >> court records show the 30-year-old suspect told the officers "sorry, didn't know you could do that" and "am i in trouble for this?" >> how do you not pretty stupid. >> the suspect next court appearance is in november. he is ordered to stay away from the lincoln memorial. reporting live on the national mall tonight, tim barber, abc7 news. jonathan: "am i in trouble for this?" you think? this is the third time a vandal struck the lincoln memorial this year. last month someone wrote profanity and red tape on column and in february someone sprawled conspiracy theories on the land mark. both unsolveed. four years ago a woman threw green paint on the actual sculpture of abraham lincoln. that woman was taken into dustdy. -- taken into custody. nancy: the reminder that the "7 on your side, call
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Sep 21, 2017 6:00pm EDT
. president trump revealing punishing new sanctions and that china will now help. >>> facebook's founder mark zuckerberg tonight and the video message he just put out. the russians did buy thousands of ads on facebook during the election.
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Mar 31, 2016 6:00pm EDT
and organization at the nuclear summit. they include leaders of japan, south korea and china. sessions with the asian leaders are focused on north korea's nuclear weapons. the group talked about the fight against isis and how to make sure isis does not obtain the weapons. leon: we have a listing of the street closures around the convention center for the nuclear security summit. check things out at wjla.com. click on the link at the top of the home page. we will keep you up to date here. maureen: materials used in the explosionive training found on loudoun county public school bus. the material used by a training exercise in federal agency last week. the bus was parked at the high school in the exercise. and served rock ridge buffalo trail and the pinebrook school. the district is contacting parents of students who may have ridden the bus with the materials on leon: they are searching for the metro station at the addison road station. he and the victim started arguing and fighting. police trying to determine exactly what triggered the argument maureen: having isolated showers
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Apr 16, 2017 6:30pm EDT
. lawmakers in washington are pushing for a diplomatic solution with china as they keep key partner. >> they can do this if they want to. china is virtually the only ally that north korea has. david: president trump seems to agree, tweeting this morning, "why would i call china a currency manipulator when they are working with us on the north korea problem?" for now, the u.s. is not expected to respond militarily unless there is another, more serious provocation. david wright, abc news, palm beach. q: adviser h.r. mcmaster spent easter sunday and afghanistan. he met with another who discussed national security, issues, and economic development . this is the first meeting since the military drop the "mother of all bombs" last week, killing 100 militants in eastern afghanistan. easter sunday celebrated around the world. the pope's message to the masses. forit was a great day washington sports teams. ahead in sports, hobbies wizards started their playoff run, a turkey's president and foreign minister declared victory in the referendum vote that increases the president's por. called it
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May 22, 2016 6:30pm EDT
trip to asia. the president plans to discuss trade and china's military buildup when he meets with the enemies leaders in just a few hours. later this week, the president has to japan for the g-7 summit. he will also visit hiroshima, becoming the first american president to do so since the u.s. dropped a nuclear bomb on the city to end world war ii. 30,ing up next on abc 7 at 6: doing something off the books? there are new revelations about that alleged shadow campaign involving former vincent gray. who is speaking out now? a clean record at his high school. the surprising reason he was banned from taking the stage at graduation and what is being done about it now. and believe it or not, more wet weather ahead. we are tracking which areas will get soaked the most in our stormwatch forecast just ahead. ♪ one day a rider made a decision. the decision to ride on and save money. he decided to save money by switching there's no shame in saving money. ride on, ride proud. geico motorcycle, great rates for great rides. not look likeay from the finish line, but 8000 bicyclists pedal to t
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Dec 4, 2016 6:30pm EST
. the administration insists the call was innocent. >> i would say to our counterparts in china that this was, this was a moment of court esy. the president-elect talk to the same manner was not a discussion about policy. kellye: the president-elect is expected to name the remaining members of his cabinet this week. and mr. trump took to twitter this morning to make more threats against u.s. companies that move their operations out of the country. trump promise to lower taxes and a few or regulations on businesses for companies to stay. but he said the companies that move jobs outside the u.s. will not get the same benefit. the president-elect said he wants a 35% tax o n companies that fire employees and build factories in foreign countries. then sell products back to the u.s. take a break from hearing this sermon and be the sermon. that is the message from one arlington church to its members and the community. grace community church packed the job -- the thomas jefferson community center to put together 150,000 meals. it is called hunger to hope. >> these will go to kid somewhere in
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Nov 19, 2017 6:30pm EST
shoplifting in china. intervened to he get them released, and all three thanked him upon their return to the u.s., however one player's father suggested mr. trump had little to do with the release. so on sunday, the president felt the need to treat "the barbell is unaccepting of -- lavar bell is i should have left him in jail." that from the president of the united states. on abc 7 news at 6:30, one and 40 people hurt in honda minivans. what you can do to protect your family. season for traveling. what you need to know if you plan on hitting streaming and gaming are only as good as your internet. with fios gigabit connection you get the fastest internet available with download speeds up to 940 megs plus tv and phone for just $79.99 per month online with showtime and multi-room dvr service included with a two-year agreement. and, now, we'll guarantee your price for two years for over $800 in savings. get our best new offer. go to getfios.com kimberly: now to a 7 on your side consumer alert. honda recalling 800,000 odyssey minivans because of a problem watching their seats. remov
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Nov 1, 2015 6:30pm EST
wins this one, the final. china's-saints. this was a shoot out -- giants-saints. the middle.ver seven touchdown passes for drew brees. five seconds to go, former skins kick archive format -- kai forbath with a chance to win a, it is good. saints win. bittersweet news -- long time virginia tech coach frank beamer is retiring at the end of the season. he guided the hokies to 22 consecutive winning seasons along with 22 consecutive bowl appearances. he retires as the winningest coach in his conference. a long, successful career. last night, miami-duke, might be the best play in college football. count them. six seconds left in the game. keep had no choice but to lateraling the ball, somehow, someway, to keep the play alive. you can say this is better than the stanford band play. this goes on at least a minute. any minute now, this will be over, but not exactly. blockers, up the along thegreat block way. he goes all the way, 91 yards, the winning touchdown. miami wins 30-27. is this better than the stanford play? only time will tell. what a finish. game -- on the field officials and repla
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Aug 20, 2017 6:30pm EDT
-- seven people were injured when a metro bus crash inear china town. all of the injuries were considered non-life-threatening. part of h street was closest police investigated. we are waiting to learn more about cost it. tragedy and baltimore. a mother and her two children died after being rescued from an early morning apartment fire in baltimore. fire officials think that fire might have been accidental. it started in the kitchen. one firefighter was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. a crime alert in we learn more about two shootings. at different rec centers last night. the first injured in eight-year-old boy. at a community center in southeast. the second happened two hours later in northwest. and sent a man to the hospital. police share more information during the cookout at a community center in southeast. investigators say the eight-year-old boy heard the gunshots and ran from the basketball court but got knocked over by the crowd and that is when he felt a burn to his leg. the boy was taken to the hospital. no word about the shooter. d.c. police s
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Nov 29, 2015 6:30pm EST
., china and india are known as the world's top three carbon emitting countries. president obama says the goal of the conference is to put a long-term plan in place for emissions reduction. some tense moments in paris during a rally against climate change. police sprayed tear gas after they had officers which shoes, bottles and handles taken for memorials -- candles taken from memorial's. . :30, a newat 6 request from the boston marathon bomber. a big reveal from kensington palace. we will kellye: the convicted boston marathon bomber once a new trial. a judge is set to hear arguments on tuesday. his lawyers are requesting a different location if a new trial is granted because they feel a local jury would not be objective. he was convicted and sentenced to death earlier this year for his role in the two when he 13 attack. -- 2013 attack. trial is set to go. tomorrow last week a judge requested to sequester jurors. he starts with second-degree assault, misconduct, and reckless endangerment. brad bell will be at the trial. but for his report throughout the day on air and online at wjla.com.
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Jun 4, 2017 6:30pm EDT
president believes climate change is real. in the past, he has called it a hoax by china. coming up on abc seven news at 6:30, bill cosby finally goes on trial. why, even though he will not testify, his own words will still be used against him. still ahead, a field day of fun for very special kids and the weather was absolutely perfect for it, right, josh? josh: pretty much perfect all weekend long, but we are getting ready for a rainy start to the work week. i will track this wave of low pressure as it has our introducing the italian collection from subway. head in now to grab the five dollar footlong spicy italian. loaded with salami and pepperoni. for a limited time, the spicy italian footlong is just five dollars. it's a big value for even bigger flavor. only at subway. the insurance companies and the credit card companies and the wall street banks - that's what tom perriello is about. i was proud to stand with president obama because progressive causes have been my life's work. i'm tom perri
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