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Nov 15, 2010 9:00pm PST
china clipper. flight that revolutionize commercial air california. we have that california. we have that story as we continue. stay with us. >> next week marks important anniversary in aviation history. the first pan am china clipper, luxury sea plane took off from alameda on it maiden voyage to the philippines with 4 stops in between. the journey of more than 8,000 miles and it changed aviation history. heather looks back at china clipper history. >> 3:00 p.m. november 22nd, 22nd, 1935. the china clipper rising from the what the of san francisco bay with the first yoount united states airmail bound for china. >> reporter: the pan am klein a clipper inauguration flight carried only airmail. but from then on the 74 passenger flying ocean liner would take well healed traveler from hawaii to hong kong. it was the beginning of commercial aviation across the pacific. crowds came to treasure island to watch the departure. >> special pan american limousine bring orient bound passengers on treasure island in san francisco bay. >> thoses were the days when it was romantic. it was exciti
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Jan 18, 2011 9:00pm PST
he's taking the second medical leave in the last two years. >>> apple stores in china right now out perform stores in the rest of the world. and tonight trade with china is the no. 1 topic at the what it house. president obama is hosting china president for a high stake state visit that comes as the u.s. faces increasing threat from china booming economy. here's jake el. >>reporter: white house literally rolled out the red carpet for chinese president this afternoon. with vice president biden for the first time ever personally greeting the chinese president on the tarmac. >> in times square and on cable china has launched an ad campaign featuring basketball superstar ming. they are trying to boost their image here. tonight in the old family dining room the president will hold an intimate dinner for the president. white house officials anticipate that the president will push for greater access to sell chinese goods in u.s. market and more opportunities to invest in the u.s. >> chinese investment in the united states which is one of the things the summit will address potentially can g
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Jan 19, 2011 9:00pm PST
though it is a symbolic act, democrats are trying to 's agenda.e president puss >>> china's president spends the day at the white house. the concession he made today on human rights. >>> gabrielle giffords hits another medical milestone. >> a bay area man after spending a lifetime on wall >>> good evening. we'll start the half wore with a look the headlines we are following for you. a car pull out of the canal in paterson was not the one used in the abduction of a four-year-old boy. it turned out to be a stolen car. a witness saw a car drive into the water yesterday after the amber alert was issued. divers plan to return to the delta mendota canal tomorrow to continue the search. the owner of the oakland menlo facing several charges for trying to hire an arsonist to burn down the building so that he could collect on the insurance. the owner is now in jail. >>> the woman who rented an east bay storage unit where pipe bombs were found is under arrest tonight. authorities found glass shards inside one of the bombs meaning it was meant to do maximum damage. >>> in washington where the hou
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Feb 13, 2012 9:00pm PST
china where apple products are made. apple announced ka it asked fair labor association to start conducting special voluntary audit of the assembly suppliers. that news brought demonstrators to the palo alto store. >> maybe responding now to public out cry. we don't want the public to forget or apple to forget because they made a start but it's kind of in their best interest to do this. >>reporter: as stock climbs, though, even apple clouds have a silver lining. >> next quarterer i can see it going to 600. >>reporter: you are going to beat. i think i'll buy for shishtion i pad product expected out early next month and then next year a new i-phone. the value waition could hit half trillion dollars very soon. this is abc 7 news. >>> google won approval for bi biggest acquisition in the history in europe. the purchase of motorola mobility which makes many of the android phones still needs an okay in the united states and in china. >> 2 earthquake in the past 24 hours. biggest was magnitude 5.6. hit about 30 miles northeast of eureka a after 1 this afternoon. local grosser said it wa
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Nov 7, 2011 9:00pm PST
playing field with china and create thousands of good american jobs. >> so good. here i am 20 years later. >>reporter: he shocked the world by announcing he had hiv. >>reporter: he shocked the worldlook, every day we're using more and more energy. the world needs more energy. where's it going to come from? ♪ that's why right here, in australia, chevron is building one of the biggest natural gas projects in the world. enough power for a city the size of singapore for 50 years. what's it going to do to the planet? natural gas is the cleanest conventional fuel there is. we've got to be smart about this. it's a smart way to go. ♪ >> good evening once again. thanks for joining us. topping the headlines following for you tonight. housing prisons could be climbing dramatically soon. economist at ucla forecast that california home prices will start going up in 2012 and then rise steadily over the next 6 years. economist say the median prison of existing family home will jump more than 11 percent next year up more than 21 percent in 2013. and increase by more than 52 percent by17. >> pg&e firs
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Oct 6, 2011 9:00pm PDT
aggressive expansion plan in over sea market opening retail stores in china at fast clip. apple earns over half the revenue now from international sales. uncertainty 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 lab in the business. best design team in the business. and on and on. >>reporter: get an early reading on how amy is doing without steve jobs in the week ahead as new i foun phone 4 s and i cloud service roll out. this is 7 news. >>> how to maintain the strategy that many talk about and what jobs did for the company. turns out that he planned for the day that he would be gone by stabbing apple university. school its run by this man. joe pad. he recruited dean of yale business school in 2008 and incorporating to the los angeles times he and his team research apple key decisions and people who make them then use those as case studies for course that is groom the company next generation of leaders. jobs took his inspiration from what hewlett and pa
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Feb 23, 2012 9:00pm PST
center of a movement to im paragraph working conditions in the factory in china where i-phone and i-pad are made. that thorny issue never came up at today shareholder meeting in cupertino. david has the story. >> the issue of working conditions in china is resonating with apple customers. joining a protestor in the annual meeting cupertino resident dana johnson thinks shareholders are the demaking change. >> i think that they need to apply pressure. they need to stop looking for more and more i guess growth and money. >>reporter: early this week "nightline"took americans inside a factory at apple invitation in china where i-pad and i phones are made. the factory is operated by fox con a contract or to apple and other u.s. coast. >> when you are the biggest corporation in the world it's true that all other company also have manufacturing in china that's justification you will hear. but be the leader. right. do the right thing. >>reporter: camera not allowed in the shareholder business. after business meeting that lasted 30 minutes 6 people got to ask question. >> long line of people
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Jul 20, 2011 9:00pm PDT
tonight, these days it seems like everything is made in china including knockoffs but china may have outdone itself this time. what is wrong with this picture? stay with us >>> pilot managed to get out uninjured when this crop dust helicopter crashed in santa cruz county. the chopper went down this morning. it appears it hit a utility pole before it then plunged into the field. the pilot was not hurt. the f.a.a. is investigating. >>> and investigators looking into whether gas thieves are responsible for this fire at a mountain view uhaul lot. no one was hurt but damaged as many as 11 trucks. the owners say the facility has been targeted by people siphoning gasoline the last ten months or so. >>> tonight, some workers at an east bay steel plant are living in fear of something called silent raids. it is an immigration crackdown now underway and as cecilia vega reports today some of them spoke publicly about what was going on for the first time. >> reporter: welding and molding steel parts for trucks and machines is back breaking work. but it still goes on at berkeley's pacific steel ev
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Feb 14, 2011 9:00pm PST
harm fin soup. don sanchez has the story tonight from san francisco china town. >>reporter: this is what they are talking about. the shark caught. fin cut off then the shark thrown back that the ocean. >> all they care about are the fin. so the shark justices spirals down bleeding to the bottom of the ocean where it dies. what a waste of life on earth. >>reporter: and he says it it wreaking havoc on the ecology. >> this is like a deck of card cards. we knock them over the whole lot goes behind it. >>reporter: shark fin is considered a delicacy and it is pricey. up to 85 dollars a bowl. economic boom in china any creased demand there. shark population is declining. assembly members say their legislation is aim at reducing demand. >> we are trying to give a message to the rest of the world that shark fip is not healthy. >>reporter: state senator yee says while he's opposed to illegal fining he will fight the legislation because it is incentive to chin he's culture. >> solution is over reaching one and what we are saying is find a better solution rather than something that somehow take
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Nov 26, 2010 9:00pm PST
china town. the tour that reveal the secret history of one of the bay area most historic neighbo mom ] my son only wanted one toy this year. i want aobosan 4000. [ mom ] the one no one cld get. toy stores a reporting long lines and empty shelves. a robosan 4000. [ mom ] and i mean no one. so i did most of mholiday shopping on citi specials. with the money i saved, i bid line -and got exactly what wanted. -a robosan 4000! [ television ] introdung the new robosan 5000. [ mom ] at least for now. [ malennouncer ] make your happy holiday stories come te with citi specials. what's your story? citi can help you write it. and get a great jawbone icon hero headset free. only at verizon. the. >> controversy cover on newsweek magazine prompted international outrage and led to a boycott. cover depicts president obama as behind you god. lisa has bay area reaction. youi this week issue of newsweek magazine being met with harsh criticism from behind you -- behind you. >> i was offended. >>reporter: it was on the cover that is causing problems for member of the behind you american foundation. sh
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Mar 20, 2012 9:00pm PDT
over cheap solar pan freely china. we show you some of the latest innovation out there. plus which on line dating site say they will now screen for predators. stay with us. another half hour of screen for predators. stay with us. another half hour of news b >> good evening once again here's a look at the headlines we are following for you tonight. san francisco sheriff mirkarimi says he will not resign and does not consider his conviction for falsely imprisoning his wife on new year's eve as official misconduct. but in a political show down mayor ed lee has suspended mirkarimi and plans to oust him and fail formal charges tomorrow. >> mitt romney won illinois primary easily over rick santorum. santorum says he will press ahead. >>> 800 homes damaged in central and southern mexico after today's 7. 4 earthquake. self people building. buildings swayed for hundreds of miles including mexico city. couple hundred miles from the epi-center of the quake. head licenses tonight. >> state lawmaker wants to bring in a high tech surveillance tool used by law enforcement to collect photo of lice
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Oct 8, 2010 9:00pm PDT
and peaceful democratic change in china. >> we are very appreciate and many for him to visit as soon as possible and also i pray for him for long life. >>reporter: in san francisco supporters gather outside the chinese consulate to celebrate. david curl www. got the last tv interview with the him just before jailed. >> the chinese are furious. placing guards at the home of the new peace price winner for bidding reporting on the story and when announcement was made if -- international tv coverage was blacked out. all because of a man who wants a democratic china. we met him two years ago in beijing park because authorities were watching his home. bugging his phone. that morning they warned him not to meet with us for what would be his last tv interview. >> you have come the meet with us today. tomorrow will you be in trouble. >> the the i don't think i'll get that trouble during the olympic games he told us. our talk came as the world visited china for the 2008 olympic. that the moment he stuck his pen in the eye of the communist government. i night is a difficult path i have chosen b
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Nov 16, 2011 9:00pm PST
stationed in australia. the report shows that its chess move that has everything to do with china. >> move to create a permanent u.s. military presence in australia is a show of solidarity and force. when the president said america now has. >> the presence that is necessary to maintain the security architecture in the region. >> what he means an american troop presence here, soon 2500 marines and potentially dozens of aircraft in australia to serve as a countered weight to china. >> the chinese navy has been aggressive in the pacific asserting control of key trade routes the u.s. and allies depend upon. >> we are here to say this is a region of huge strategic importance. >> china already upset about the push for a nine nation pacific trade deal excludes them criticized the troop build-up here. spokesman saying, quote, it may not be appropriate and may not be in the interests of countries in the region. the president tried to explain. >> the notion that we fear china is mistaken. the notion that we are trying to exclude nine china is mistaken. >> on a lighter note, an australian of
KOFY
Oct 21, 2011 9:00pm PDT
american workers. david louie explains, it's almost as if high level trade talks are under way. >> china's consul general set the tone. there is innovation to o both sides of the pacific. for the next three days, nearly ten thousand people will be in search of deals. >> he wants us to bring more opportunity from china to the u.s. and also want to bring opportunity from west to china. >> they represent venture capital firms, private companies and the public sector. mayors from ten chinese cities will be participating this weekend. technology and entrepreneurship is the idea of iris that operates a business portal to promote trade. >> to create multiple opportunities for both the china and the u.s., it benefits both countries. >> the event drawing international attention. china central television a reporter and photographer here. cameras were barred when bill clinton gave his address. his $150,000 appearance fee was paid by corporate sponsors. they have money now to invest. >> chinese people are interested in investing in america but they need a lot of advice and they are mystified by the pr
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Dec 21, 2011 9:00pm PST
employees at the u.s. chamber of commerce work, spies, thousands of miles away in china, were looking overrer that shoulders. for more than a year hackers suspected of ties to the chinese government had scinta to everything in chamber computers. >> it we have never seen a country dedicate its espionage resources to steal economic information and then tuesday against us against our economy. >> at one point the penetration was so complete a chamber thermostat was communicating with a computer in china. another time, chamber employees were surprised to see one of their printers printing in chinese. congressional leaders say china is engaged in economic espionage on a scale never seen before. sources tell abc 7 news at any given moment there are hundreds of cyber attacks haring u.s. companies -- targeting u.s. companies and government agencies. in late, 2009 authorities say china based attackers looked at the computers of human rights activists. other companies were hit including dow chemical. >> it. >> two years ago an operative at ford motor company downloaded thousands of files and hyb
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Mar 3, 2011 9:00pm PST
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May 13, 2011 9:00pm PDT
that could be shut down. including china camp in marin county. wayne has that story. >>reporter: this would be shades of things to come at china camp state park in marin county. spencer lopes to the ranger office car filled with camping gear and no ranger to pay for overnight permit. >> drop box. done it before. pay the money drop tonight there hopefully they get it. >> reporter: at least he still has the option. not for long because in july of 2012 china camp will close along with 69 others. part of an 11 million dollar budget reduction announcement from sack to. we have been experiencing budget short fall now for many, many years in a row. our general fund budget is down about 40 percent from just about 4 years ago. >>reporter: so say goodbye to can stick point in san francisco. henry koech in santa clara county, sonoma, to mall east bay in marin. >> hardest part today was getting the news and tell my staff and partners that this is reality. >>reporter: she runs state park in marin county that will lose 4 of 6. >> about angel island state park were on the closure list. >>repor
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Aug 3, 2010 9:00pm PDT
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Nov 28, 2011 9:00pm PST
the internet. many had ties to china. we discovered that retailers also turned on license shopping for competitive reasons. l he owner 2 clothing shops. >> there are some really good deals out there. but i think it keeps us up on our toe and we are able to offer really good deals this year. >> cybermonday sales are expected to hit 1.2 billion dollars up from 1 billion dollars last year. in san jos jose, david louie 7 news. >>> odds are were you inundated with ads for cybermonday. one of them stood out more than the rest. here it is. this pat again why ad. don't buy this jacket it says. out door outfitter asks con assume investigators bay less of everything this holiday season including its own products. ad explains the production of its fleece jacket and how the environment is affected. >> our way of doing business. has out green our planet. now merely runs on reserve. new economy must rise in its place. >>reporter: they are taking on what it sees as rampant consumerism with the common thread initiative. company says people should consider what they deeply need and not just buy wha
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May 4, 2011 9:00pm PDT
culture to have fresh meat. >> those who the live poultry can still go to china town. >> well, moving on, things were jumping it today at the state capital. >> you want to jump frogs? >> the signal is the start of the 27th annual frog jumping contest. the winning frog leaped over 10 feet. and there was a consolation for the shortest jump, the more venerable contest runs from may 19th through the 22nd. well, when we continue tonight, top secret aircraft, how the navy seals who killed osama bin laden were able to sneak up on their elusive target. >>> rival palestinian groups sign a historic agreement that could change the status quo in the long-running high-profile conflict. >> i'm in sacramento. the double dipping may be over, and lawmakers end abusive practices >> and a northern california man who fell in love with the mountains, but his dedication [ female announcer ] what's so great about jcp cash? no exclusions! with jcp cash, earn 10, 15 or 20 dollars off on the spot... ...storewide! and, unlike other stores,... ...we don't make you come back to save. get up to $20 off wit
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Jan 31, 2011 9:00pm PST
. tonight on 7 news at 9:00. china town subway project that is about to get under way. impact it will have on all of us. >>> and something that has been recommended for years. may actually tleed childhood obesity. >> forecast center. get ready for another breath of spring in winter. details of the accu-weather forecast coming u up. >> thavrjts also any. bay area man charter member of the super bowl club. probably see the achltd he lives in the bay area. he's been to every single superbowl. that story. >> fined for foul language. should a student have to pay >> fined for foul language. should a student have to pay for swearing >> san francisco is about to begin construction of the central subway. ambitious underground system connecting south of market with union square and china town. item a project that will cause some traffic headaches downtown to be sure where work will start this wednesday. transportation reporter heather has more now on what to expect. >>reporter: the equipment is ready to go. message signs in place. get ready to say goodbye to union square sidewalk one block
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Nov 3, 2011 9:00pm PDT
. >>reporter: new alleges come on the heel of an event in china town mr. lee support remembers accused of manipulating the balance of some voters. also being investigated. as well as campaign contributions by an airport shuttle company. >> to me 3 criminal investigation in one election cycle is pretty dramatic. >> with the election just 5 days away the candidate say it is imperative that the da conclude the investigations and announce the results but an expert on mayor politic at sf state doesn't believe the controversy will have an impact on the election. >> for people strongly supported people strongly against them will add fall to that as well. so at the end of the day it's not going to matter that much total voters. >>reporter: approximately 45,000 absentee ballot have already been cast. in san francisco, carolyn tyler, abc 7 news. >> let's switch gear and talk about the weather here and elsewhere. she you this picture live from lake tahoe. snow furious. leif picture from the heavenly ski resort tonight. wind is blowing up there as well. >> yes. >> lacks like winter up there to be sur
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Jan 10, 2011 9:00pm PST
. >> consumer product safety commission is setting up its first office outside the united states. in china. agency says it wants to stop unsafe products before they reach the american marketplace. setting up shop in china after recall of chinese product from candy to drywall. c p sc says it will soon begin posting all the complaint it receives in a public database on the interne internet. >> finder keeper may be the rule on the playground but not the law of the land. one woman discovered that when she found a large amount of money in a parking lot. michael with her story. >>reporter: barbara simon was walkinging in a target parking lot when she saw more than 1,000 dollars on the ground. most would consider it their lucky day. but not margaret. >> i was thinking my god it could be somebody rent and bill money. food money. >>reporter: margaret considered giving the money to people she knew needed it. >> my brought memorial service. could have given the money to the kid wasn't the right thing to do. >>reporter: she did what you would hope most would do. she turned in the money to target where
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Jul 1, 2011 9:00pm PDT
. >> okay spencer thanks. >> subject of the holiday. police in san francisco are patrolling china town and firefighters are checking on lane for illegal sales of fireworks. authorities don't want to see this sort of thing happen again. out law fireworks setoff in residential neighborhood putting entire communities in danger. vick leon what the city is doing to rye to prevent it. >> this is what worries cal fire. sale of fireworks on web sites like craigslist. >> whether safe or saint or actually illegal fireworks it's against the law to sell them on the internet. >> cal fire says in the past 5 years they have seen an increase in these sales. the agency says it's a huge business. >> we have been able to confiscate between 65,000 to 100,000 pounds of illegal fireworks every year. that is not only through the internet but also off the streets. >>reporter: but street sales still make up most of the illegal fireworks trade. these teenagers were in china town looking for fireworks. >> him if we heard it has been easy but i can not, we can't find fireworks. >>reporter: maybe they weren't lack
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Aug 17, 2011 9:00pm PDT
beijing today at the start of a nine day tour through china, japan and then mongolia. he is traveling with his daughter a social worker in delaware. his talksion expected to focus on the debt crisis in the united states as the biggest overseas holder of u.s. treasury bills china seeks washington's reassurance that their debts are secured, of course. his trip is getting unintended goodwill, too, from a photograph of newly appointed ambassador gary locke. here is the picture of locke bying his own coffee in the seattle airporten route to china. it charmed a lot of people. they are not used to such frugality for their people. a businessman uploaded it to the internet in china and it has gone viral. >>> best buy is not happy at all with the hp touchpad sales performance or more accurately the lack thereof. reports say the company has sold less than 10% of its stockpile of 270,000 touchpads. best buy wants hp to take the unsold touch pads back. hp is is asking the company to be patient and hold on to them. the tablets got mixed reviews when they came out five weeks ago. >>> like most citie
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Dec 28, 2010 9:00pm PST
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Jul 15, 2010 9:00pm PDT
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Feb 21, 2012 9:00pm PST
controversial manufacturing plant in china. stay with us. news ♪ ♪ ♪ don't stop doing what you do ♪ have i paid my dues just to be with you... ♪ mother kaisered of being get away driver after her 15-year-old son stabbed another teenager. police arrested 42-year-old margaret swayze on suspicion of attempted murder and her son also charged. she drove him away from the scene after he stabbed a 13-year-old boy on thursday. victim is expected to fully recover. police continue to search for second teenager in connection with this attack. >> shuffling through the glove compartment for registration could be a thing of the past. state lawmaker introduced a bill giving you the option of putting your proof of insurance and vehicle registration on your smart phone. or any other personal electronic device. bill would authorize auto insurance providers to issue insurance documentation in electronic form and let the department of motor vehicle do the same thing with registration. on the subject of smart phones. tonight an extraordinary look inside the world of apple. bill here was granted exclusive acc
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Aug 25, 2011 9:00pm PDT
product. >>reporter: in china there's a certain steve jobs wow! acto factor. consumer there tell us jobs sold them on a el product even though they are expensive by chinese standards. he says there was a celebrity effect in apple products when steve jobs was the ceo. people went to buy his product for his name because they thought he was brilliant. now another guy becomes ceo. people will look at apple products in a more objective way. apple china stores are also highest ing stores in the world. so what people think in china as well as the u.s. will really help shape its future. in san jose, david lou abc 7 news. >> governor brown is detroit tiger to create jobs in california and today he introduced a plan he says would do just that. through changes in the corporate tax structure. his proposal closes tax loop hole passed 2 years agatha brown says encouraged some companys to expand outside california. brown wants to increase the hiring credit for small companies, provide businesses a tax brick for buying new equipment and eliminate that tax loop hole. but republicans say the governor
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Nov 18, 2010 9:00pm PST
people and again it is spreading. >>> china has sentenced a woman to a year in a labor camp for post ago message to twitter. she ace human rights activist and she said she jokingly retweet add message urging demonstrators to attack a japanese pavilion. charge was disrupting social order. twitter is banned in china. >>> as we continue here tonight. movie is considered a blockbuster if it makes 650 million dollars in the life time. tonight another entertainment form hits that monetary milestone in 5 days. >> also ahead. my space calls uncle in the competition with facebook. more in a moment. pass pa. >> in washington the house ethic committee chaired by democrat love grep of san jose recommended today that congressman charles wrangle of new york be sensored for violating house rules. 60-year-old wrangle was convicted tuesday of failing to taxes and improper funding for college center named after him. he's 80. today he acknowledged making mistake but denied being a crooked politician out for personal gain. >> that your member was his not corrupt and did not seek and did not gain anything pe
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Oct 26, 2011 9:00pm PDT
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Mar 26, 2012 9:00pm PDT
inning and somehow shoe. this afternoon a memorial for 65-year-old about at the china town r and d restaurant where the man known only as the chef had worked for 18 years. the owner says he was getting ready to retire. about juan had been a teacher in china before coming to the u.s. 37-year-old inning was a software engineer in emeryville where she was described as smart and quiet. police arrested 35-year-old the luck sunday on suspicion of 5 counts of murder. neighbor shot the video of s.w.a.t. team moving in for the arrest. neighbors of the western addition complex say the police broke down the back door to make the arrest. neighbor patsy brown lives a few doors down and says she can't believe luck has been arrested for murder. >> he just was hold a parking spot for my daughter. find a parking spot and would he like i'll hold the parking spot while you move your car and you know for ride on a motorcycle he said when you get time. i'll take you for a raid. >>reporter: leslie lives 2 block from the crime scene. she says she's really upset by the vicious killing and is anxious to kn
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Jun 28, 2011 9:00pm PDT
you do... even better. . >> generation of chain he's american families. but san francisco china town is also home to what some call the most unpleasant bus ride in the city. today muni took a major step toward fixing that by approving 2 33 million dollar contract to dig a subway tunnel under china town. is jonathan bloom explains why muni is willing to spend that kind of money. >> pushing and shoving. i don't like it. everyone please try to move down. all the way down towards the back. want to get off use the back door. >> it's pretty bad. almost lake sardine. if really rainy probably be even worse. >> awful. awful. >>reporter: this is a typical ride on one of the many buses that ferry people up and down the 6 blocks of stockton street in china town. standing shoulder to shoulders riders hold on tightly as the bus inches its way down the congested street. the city transportation boar says the prlem igettgorsevery ye. they say the only solution is to take public transit underground. >> you don't want in 30 years from now to be in a city where you can't move. >>reporter: digging a tunn
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Jan 24, 2011 9:00pm PST
legally if the bay year. the danger he and his family could face if he returns to his homeland. >> china new self fighter jet did technology come from u.s. plane shot down more than 10 years ago. >> also a researcher of ab years ago. >> also a researcher of ab lincoln tries to claim his >> family just one week away from deportation to guatemala after 20 years here legally the father has lost his case for asylum. now ground swell of support to make exception in this case. david louie with story and danger the family now faces. >>reporter: edgar is facing deportation to his native guatemala next week after failing to make a case for asylum. his american born children will go with him. he has been allowed to stay in the u.s. during the 20 years it took for agency and courts to decide his fate. he also is granted permit to work in construction. after losing his case he september his wife back to guatemala to prepare for the move. she was held up at gun point suffering a heart attack and she later died. he fears the same for him and his daughter amecan born. >> about if i go over there, they
KOFY
Nov 15, 2011 9:00pm PST
satellite images of china. >> also tonight. how everyone in canada could soon be paying with plastic even if they don't use credit cards. another half with plastic even if they don't use credit cards. another half hour of news agai at bank of america, we're lending and investing in the people and communities who call the bay area home. from funding that helped a local entrepreneur start a business... to providing grants to a nonprofit which offers job training and placement... and supporting an organization working to help the environment. because the more we do in the bay area, the more we help make opportunity possible. >> good evening once again. here's a look at the headlines we are following tonight. gunman on the cal campus was shot by police. it happened just before 2:30 this afternoon in a computer lab at the how's school of business. police say they opened fire after the man pulled a gun from his backpack. identity has in the been released. he was 10 to the hospital for treatment. this was not connected police say to the occupy movement. >>> meanwhile occupy protestors at ca
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Nov 8, 2010 9:00pm PST
. >> better u.s. india relationship makes it easier to have a good u.s. china relationship because it acts as something of a counter weight to china aircraft another goal for the bee leaguered president whose voters rejected in last week election the trip has been almost like an international stimulus plan. >> so for america this is a jobs. >>reporter: free trade works both ways. challenge to sell to skeptical american public that dog business with india means jobs back home. >> i want to be able to say to the american people when they ask me why are you spending time with india. aren't they taking our jobs i want to be able to say actually you know what they uses created 50,000 jobs. >>reporter: that's jake reporting. while talking about indian jobs most americans think of out sourceing but tonight sharon checks just how many jobs india has actually 10 away from the united states. pichlt president obama rejected the view that out sourceing cost u.s. jobs as an old stereo type. >> 2010 trade between our countries is not just a one way street of american jobs and company moving to india. it is
KOFY
Jul 26, 2011 9:00pm PDT
china. another half hour of >> about good evening once again. new alert today for americans heading over seas in the peek of the summer travel season. alert warns of tightened security risk and as we explains it impose back to the raid that killed osama bin laden. >> al qaeda vow of reveping for osama bin laden killing is no idol threat. >> tourist people working in other cities. they think that's a lot easier and probably is a lot easier than coming back to attack washington or new york. >>reporter: state department bulletin warns of potential for anti-american violence given the death of osama bin laden. current information suggest that al qaeda and aaffiliated organization continue to plan terrorist attack. sources tell that you say after bin laden killing al qaeda new leader pl told operative to target americans where they can be found. not just the u.s. homeland. according to the state department americans should be concerned about suicide operations, assassination, kid napping, hi jacking and bombing. u.s. officials also mindful that bin laden had encouraged lead investigators
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Aug 5, 2010 9:00pm PDT
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Sep 30, 2011 9:00pm PDT
saw this. stchlt well while the world heard and saw china launch an experimental space station module blasting off it was a different experience for people watching china's state television. listen. you know that tune. song mark the beautiful. it is not clear why that song was picked or if the producers were aware of the origin of thehe song. no commet from china state television but it's definitely a big oops. at least for them over there. interesting. >>> well at about 12:30 this afternoon a u.s. atom smasher accelerated its last particle. scientist powered down the lab particle accelerator outside chicago. it has been revealing insight that the building block of matter for nearly 3 decades. but now the larger collideer near switzerland will take over much of the research. the lab ran out of money and really out lived the usefulness. the major find was the confirmation of the existence of the top cork. last building block of matter to be discovered. at the xbingt moment one physicist pushed 2 especially constructed button one shut down the collision of pro ton and anti-pro ton. the
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Nov 1, 2010 9:00pm PDT
chase sapphire, you can book airline tkets with no blackout dates or restrtions. 82. >> china animosity over norway know no, sir bound. dissident won the prize last month. long time advocate for human rights in china. reports say china is still angry about the award and pressured judges that this weekend miss world contest giving the con at the anti-from norway low scores. 23-year-old norwegian was considered the front runner but didn't even crack the top 5. instead 18-year-old from kentucky was crowned the winner. >>> one note about technology tonight. heads up. a lot of unhappy i-phone users in europ europe. continent turned back the clock yesterday as part of daylight savings time. while the i-phone registered the change the alarm function did not. meaning those users woke up an hour later. in the meantime when the the time changed in australia and new zealand last month users were awake ended an hour early. the it doesn't happen here until this coming weekend so if you have an i-phone 4 you might want to set a back up alarm in case the same thing happens on this continent. >> when t
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Jun 30, 2011 9:00pm PDT
vitamin e or stem cell to enhance the healing process. >>> open for business. coming up here next. china celebrates another engineering marvel. why it could be called a marathon milestone. subject of engineering marvel i'll have an exclusive look at massive tunnel project and the water that will deliver throughout the bay area. >> also tonight. frol basketball in trouble. a look out just now in effect. if [ male announcer ] how do you say... welcome to the neighborhood. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you say... can you believe it's been 20 years since college? ♪ [ male announcer ] nothing says "you're special" like boursin, a creamy, crumbly blend of real cheese and savory herbs, boursin makes any moment more memorable. even if you're saying... my mother has the kids tonight. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you say boursin? of. >> in a couple of weeks construction crew will fire up a massive boring machine that will cut a tunnel under san francisco bay. it's part of a multi-billion dollar retrofit of the aging water system that supplies more than two million of us with water. we got an ex
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Sep 17, 2010 9:00pm PDT
today china town restaurant in san francisco sweat shop for employee. report says 50% of the worker don't even make the minimum wage which in the city is 9.79 an hour. story tonight from don sanchez. >>reporter: china unto. favorite san francisco tourist attraction with a hidden secret. according to a new report from the chinese progressive association and uc berkeley public health it says 50% of the restaurant workers 7 less than minimum wage. 20 percent are required to work more than 60 hours a week and 95 percent of them don't 7 a living wage. >> there were all kind of other violations of basic human rights. >>reporter: she was surprise surprised. >> work she did didn't give her benefit. no break time. 6 days awe go and she the only reason she had to keep on doing it because she had to support her family. >>reporter: then this place. he earns 6 dollars an hour at the poultry market and he wasn't paid for two months. city we know after the owner and she closed. >> nearly half of the complaints that we 7 are from restaurant workers. >>reporter: this is one of the restaurantsok they
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Nov 30, 2011 9:00pm PST
number three, china cuts interest rates, boosting its own economy, making it easier for china workers to borrow money and perhaps buy american products. dan harris, abc news. >>> bank stocks did especially well. bank of america gained more than 7% of its vae. overseas on thursday morning trading stocks in asia going gang busters. at last check almost 6%. >>> president obama hit the road to push for an extension of a federal tax cut. he says the american economy would suffer a big blow without it and chas tied republicans who opposed the bill because it would be paid for by raising taxes on people making more than a million dollars a year. >>> republicans say they would rather pay for it by freezing the salaries of federal workers. before the president gave his speech in scan ton he was shaking hands with supporters when one of them nearly pulled the president into the crowd. look at this. her enthusiasm clearly made the security detail a little bit nervous but the president laughed it off. >>> well, still to come here tonight, the homecoming of a south bay soldier. a mother says good bye
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Jun 17, 2011 9:00pm PDT
in china. >> and diver in lake filled with volcanic ash. another half hour of hey marcel, watch this! hey marcel, watch this! [ buzzer sounds ] [ cheers and applause ] ♪ hey marcel, watch this! yeah, marcel! -marcel! -hey marcel! are you listening to me? marcel! [ male announcer ] only at&t u-verse lets you follow your favorite channels on one screen. just $29 a month for the first six months -- dvr included. in the network there are no hard choices. only one mouthwash in our home -- act. [ male announcer ] act mouthwash for kids has maximum fluoride for up to 40% fewer cavities and stronger teeth. act. stronger teeth and better checkups in every bottle. he. >> good evening again thanks for being here this friday night. start the half hour with lack at the headlines we are following for you. computer glitch has forced united air lanes to delay or cancel hundreds of flights system wide tonight. the plate delay include united, united express and continental airlines. crowds of people are stuck at sfo among other airports around the country. >>> family of missing nursing student miche
KOFY
Oct 28, 2010 9:00pm PDT
torture of terror suspects. sawyer dense the allegations. >> another sign of china growing technological prowesses they now have the world fattest super computer doing 2500 trillion calculation a second. 1 million times faster than the lap top. super computer does use parts from intechlt it can be used for everything from finding hidden reservoir of oil to making airplanes faster. >> free lap top. free restaurants. and child care with just not enough. google latest perk to draw the best and brightest. that's coming up. take you behind the scenes at at&t park. see why it takes 20 people to operate that mom ] my son ryan didn't know his voulez-vous from his frere jacques... [ eaking french ] [ mom ] ...so he decided to study in paris. ♪ to see french maerpieces with his very own eyes. we even linked our citibank account to his so when his account ran low we just trsferred funds. i just hope the language isn't a barrier. bonjour. [ mom ] my ryan can be very shy. [ male announcer ]rom linked accounts to citi mobile we make it simple toanage your finances. what's your story? c
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Oct 13, 2010 9:00pm PDT
china and free speech. >> and panic in the porn industry. and president obama is related to who? you bet you. the ties that the ties that another half-hour meet the reameg whitman: serving on the board of goldman sachs, whitman was caught reaping millions from insider stock als. after ebay shareholders sued and a judge cited the obous conflict of interest she was forced to pay the money back. what kinof person would be involved in deals a llow republican congressman called corrupt? and in her last year at eb, whitman paid herself $120 million right beforehe company laid off 10% of it's workers. we'rchoosing a governor, shouldn't character matter? can it keep an eye out for self, literally show d tell you where it is when you d't even know yourself ? droid can withlookout , one of thousands of free apps for the droid x and droid 2 by motorola. avaible on the ever-expanding android market. when there's no limit to what droid gets, ere's no limit to what droid does. >>> good evening. here is a look at the headlines we are following. an inspection has revealed a cracked steel girder
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Jan 14, 2011 9:00pm PST
. manufacturing jobs while growing job in china. >> the deal allows up to 65 percent of korean product to be source from chin eric's according to him the agreement gives china a back door to ship more goods to the u.s. open his trip to korea in november the president said the agreement would create jobs at home. >> for america this ace job strategy. because with every one billion dollars we sell next port 5000 jobs are supported at home. >>reporter: the deal calls for south korea to cut the tar i have on u.s. made cars in half. 8% down to 4. and to eliminate it completely in 5 years. u.s. tax on korean automobile remain at 2 and a half percent until the fifth year when it too would be completely eliminated. u.s. international trade commission estimates the terror of cut would increase exports of american goods by 10 billion dollars. while the president was in korea protest over the agreement rocked the capitol. federation of trade union there says the deal would put corporate profit ahead of standard for labor and wages. but in silicon valley a senior software specialist with a korean trade
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Feb 15, 2011 9:00pm PST
. >> the calamity in the news are having a real impact open prices at home. droughts in china. heat fwhaev russia. near biblical floods in australia and wheat praises soaring. 67 percent over last year. here in the u.s. flood in the midwest means corn prices have jumped nearly 60 percent in a year. >> we have had extremely strange weather patterns the world over. many crops destroyed. we have actually sepa hit to the supply of have had available. >>reporter: grocery store men higher praises for corn flake and wheatie and drive up prices for pork. beef and poultry. >> because the main thing farmers feed them is corn. worldwide food price now up a staggering 29 percent. world bank warns global food prices now hit dangerous levels. not just food. those natural disaster also sent cotton prices through the roof. cost of a 12 dollar t-shirt liable to go up 2 dollars this year. hanes underwear could rise as much as 30 percent. pair of levi 501 is to jump 4 dollars because the price of cotton is now at 15 year high. year ago raw cotton cost 55 cents a pound. today it is 1.80. more than thre
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Aug 15, 2011 9:00pm PDT
former ambassador to china, john huntsman and he finds it unbelievable that he is not attending daily economic briefings at the white house. >> several reports say that pakistan has allowed china to examine a secret blackhawk helicopter that crashed during the raid by american forces to kill osama bin laden. after the helicopter crash, navy seals smashed the instrumentation and blew it up but the tail section landed intact. the united states says they are concerned about the incident. pakistan denies the whole thing and analysts say it's a sign of the deep mistrust growing between the two countries. >> united nations is investigating the theft of food sent to alleviate somalia's famine. this are being sold as children starve nearby. the food is not safe. people say they are often forced to hand back their food when journalists have taken photos with them with it. they are stun stunned by the scale of this. >>> dutch revealed that 57,000 gallons of oil spilled. rig is co-owned by shell and subsidiary and exxon mobil. the leak is now reduced to 200 gallons a day. >> and are you too nice
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Jun 20, 2011 9:00pm PDT
. >> race to the white house is a little more crowded this week president obama ambassador to china and forker utah governor john hunts man will kick off his campaign and there are more signs now that texas governor rick perry may also be getting closer to jumping that the rac race. more on that from abc jonathan karl. >> more and more like a candidate for president. >> stop this american downward spiral. >> he's only thinking about running. perry had no problem firing on conservative at big republican conference in new orleans. >> republican leaders up and down the ballot who will make government smaller. so that opportunity can get bigger. >>reporter: perry would instantly be a formidable candidate. he's the longest serving governor in the country and unlake the rest of the u.s. the texas economy has been booming. with or without perry the republican field is about to get more crowded. former utah governor hunts man most recently served as barack obama ambassador to china is set to announce he's running for president. judging from the head scratching video he's released to lead up to
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