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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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Mar 3, 2011 9:00pm PST
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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
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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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
KOFY
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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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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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
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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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 5, 2010 9:00pm PDT
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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
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Jun 2, 2011 9:00pm PDT
investigate claims that china is hacking into google e-mail city. mountain view base company says the personal accounts of several hundred people have been exposed including senior u.s. government officials military personnel and political activist. google traced the origin of the attack to the home city of military vocational school in china whose computers were linked to another attack on google system 17 months ago. >> google informed the state department of this situation yesterday in advance of this public announcement. these allegations are very serious. we take them seriously. we are looking into them. l. >>reporter: google has posted on line video within instructions on how to protect g mail accounts from hackers. china denied it supports hacking and says it's part of global computer security effor effort. fbi cyberdivision and san francisco field office are now investigating. >>> all right back on last time to check in on the forecast. spencer watching it for us as we inch oser toa awetet weeken weekend. >> appears that way. let's look back. time lapse view this afternoon fro
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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
KOFY
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
KOFY
Aug 2, 2011 9:00pm PDT
door for many chains to be sued. >> coping retail stores seems to be become ago trend in china. bogus apple stores discovered last month there now it's ikea. warehouse store in china looks almost identical to ikea with stage room, minimal furniture design, blue yellow color scheme and indoor restaurant but those who crave the swedish meat ball not here. instead it's pork and eggs. the real ikea has anyone stores in china. they say they have teams dedicated to handling intellectual property issue and working on the problem. the fake ikea happens to be in the same chinese city where bogus apple store was found by an american blogger few weeks back. >> check out this police darn cam video from england. police officer here in the car stepping out. he goes flying into the air. he tried to stop a el stone car near london. he springs into action. he chhhass after the thief and even using a taser on the man. thief pleaded guilty to several charges last week. he will spend almost two years in prison. >>> remarkable he jumped right up there. >> favorite bay area attraction dramatic new home. br
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Mar 14, 2012 9:00pm PDT
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Mar 25, 2011 9:00pm PDT
reports on the economic impact ever since. >> after china and south korea japan third largest exporter of container goods to the u.s. things like cars and auto part parts. computer and electronic product. these are the people who move those goods from the port of oakland. >> i have seen a lot of auto parts. mainly parts and machinery, al agricultural. >>reporter: electricity shortage that manufacturing plants in japan have slowed down production. then there are the damage roads and bridges that make getting goods from point a to b difficult. truck drivers at the port of oakland know they will start feeling the impact in a few week also. >> right now january february and march is like. that it's low. this year is going to be l more than that because it's miami. l that's all we have we have to wait for that. major company in silicon valley like apple already being affected. james lincoln with the pl hospital school of business. all we design and most of the assembly is done in china. but many of those components that the chinese are putting together are japanese components. >> s
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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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Oct 22, 2010 9:00pm PDT
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Feb 16, 2012 9:00pm PST
. >> yes i think it's awesome. exciting that he would try a place in china town. we were just thinking about trying this place so it's definitely a reason to come in. >>reporter: another stop for the president today pacific heights. that's where he was going to a fundraising dinner. you can see these tent outside the house. house of novelist anderson and his wife. it would have cost you 35,000 dollars to get in so the folk hanging on the corner they just didn't have that money. but they wanted to come and see the presidential motorcade and yes, it was quite impressive as it went down to that house. is a lot going on for the president. there for a little while. al green was there and al green sung. the president didn't do a duet with him. now he's here at the masonic center where he is giving a speech. dan. >> okay thanks very much. going to be exiting night for folk there is i know. thanks so much live in san francisco. >>> about well protestors also came out for the president stop at the may son aick center and early this evening at the mark hopkins hotel. protest authorizes
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Dec 14, 2010 9:00pm PST
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Dec 30, 2010 9:00pm PST
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Nov 4, 2011 9:00pm PDT
growth. >>reporter: but the slow down in sales and flood of low cost panel coming in from china have extended subpoena power loss this year past half billion dollars. sun power however has a deep pocket partner. total. french company that rank among the tomorrow oil energy company in the world. total paid 1.3 billion dollars for a 60 percent stake in sun power in june. the president sees it as a long-term deal. >> firmly believes solar being main stream energy resource in the time frame of 5020, 2030 and betting on sun power to be top three if not no. 1 in that time frame. >>reporter: they aplayed for and received 1 2.2 billion dollar loan guarantee on the last day of the federal energy program in september. the financing 250 megawatt solar generation project in san luis obispo county called the california valley solar ranch. sun power partner in that project nrg now the sole owner and holder of the loan guarantee. ground bricking set for next thursday. given mounting competition and growing financial losses, the solar industry needs government help. so says dan reicher executive dir
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Nov 5, 2010 9:00pm PDT
did not change as a result of this either. there is strong criticism tonight from germany and china of the latest stimulus program from the obama administration. yesterday the federal reserve announced plans to pump 600 billion dollars into the u.s. economy by buying government bonds. today germany finance minister says not only will that plan fail to solve problems here in the united states he says it will create problems the world over by undermining efforts to create a level playing field. he bluntly calls the program clueless. his word. head of china central bank echo those sentiment. urging reform of the international currency system. >> wall street likes the stimulus program however. weaken entered positive territory. dow up a bit today ending at 11 4 4 4. what is behind precisesly the 600 billion dollar injection that the economy? f david has some answers. >>reporter: first where is that 600 billion coming from. >> are they printing? it literally lake farm bill cash. virtual currency effectively. federal bank, the central bank of the united of the united states gets to do som
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Jul 14, 2011 9:00pm PDT
. >>reporter: fruitvale plan modelled after oakland china town where merchant say a string of robbery stopped as soon as the camera went up. >> once we had the camera install throughout the china area we cut not only caught many people they commit a crime but also cut did you know the crime substantially. >>reporter: merchant hope they get the same results. >> right now everybody say scared to come into fruitvale. let me tell you something to the people. fruitvale is safe. >>reporter: more than 30 camera will go up in all. that cost the city of oakland 35,000 l dollars. as for campos murder police still have no lead and still hoping witnesses will come forward. this is abc 7 news. >>> l all right. on to the weather. spencer christian in the unlakely event you have noticed that tomorrow is frida friday. >> yes. >> very encouraging news. >> vin likely occurrence. yes i have been thinking about friday since monday. live view right now from our high definition mount tam camera. what a beautiful shot this is. look at this. see richardson bay. lights around the basement you can see the moon
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Mar 15, 2011 9:00pm PDT
canement vessel. spewing radio activity through the air, ground and water. in the hollywood china syndrome version they claim the mass would melt to steal core through the earth to china. no one think that is could happen. but the reality for japanese reactors. >> this is way past 3 mile island and we are heading into chernobyl territory. >>reporter: the difference, 3 mile island was only a partial melt down. that stayed inside a canement vessel. result? no injuries. no serious radiation leak. chernobyl total melt down. no containment vessel. radiation spewing for thousands of miles leaving death and increased cancer rate in the trail. in japan there are 6 foot thick concrete and steel containment vessels. the one now believed to be contracted and leaguing. >> which means that if there is a nuclear melt down more radiation escapes and it could happen in more than one reactor. >> what could be done to stop it if effort to cool the reactor with sea water finally fail? >> try to surround that molten mass with sand and concrete tomb. >> japanese not yet ready to try that operation. th
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Mar 17, 2011 9:00pm PDT
problem is other countries. like china. saudi arabia. and north korea and how they affect our econom economy. >> very interesting. while we spend billions of dollars a week on being the policeman for the world, china spending billions of dollars a day on taking over the world economically. not a good formula for us. >>reporter: and to that controversial question does he believe the president was born in the usa. >> everybody that even gives any hint of being a birth a word you didn't use, even a little hint like gee, maybe. just maybe. this much of a chance. they label them as an idiot. let me tell you i'm a really smart guy. i was a really good student. best school in the country. the reason i have a little doubt just a little is because he grew up and nobody knew him. when you interview people if i ever got the nomination if i ever decide to run, you may go back and enter view people from my kindergarten. they remember me. nobody ever comes forward or know who he is until later in his life. very strange. whole thing is very strange. >>reporter: we ran through the list of possible r
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May 31, 2011 9:00pm PDT
defense council. if he's confirmed he will succeed gary locke named ambassador to china. however republican lawmakers will block bryce and any other nominee for that matter until the obama administration sends them final legislation on trade agreement with south korea, columbia and panama. >>> today marks the 1 year anniversary of a deadly confrontation at sea between is israeli commando and pro palestine activist. commando board add flotilla of ship bound for gaza city. mark matthews reports that another flotilla being assembled and more bay area activist vowing to be on board. >>reporter: today in gaza city hundreds of palestine gather for unveiling of memorial for 9 activist killed last year in an is israeli raid on international flotilla. video from the confrontation flashed around the world. they were attacked as they repel on to one of the ship. is israelis open fire killing 8 turk and one american turk teenager. in san francisco last year henry organized a protest. this year he says he's going on the next flotilla scheduled to leave at the end of june. >> it will be if fly
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Jun 1, 2011 9:00pm PDT
china broke in the g mill accounts of senior government officials and political activists. google believes the hackers tricked people into sharing their passwords in so-called phishing scams. the victims have been notified and their accounts secured. they are not believed to be tied to a more sophisticated assault originating from china in 2009 and last year. >>> japan's prime minister said he is willing to resign once reconstruction efforts are fully underway. u.n. inspectors faulted japan tore underestimating the tsunami threat to nuke facilities. and with the power supply still limping along the normally buttoned down japanese are bein being asked to make changes. david wright has the story. >> reporter: a government sponsored fashion show. official encouragement for workers to adopt a look in summer. supercool bis may be a fashion risk. but a country where air conditioners can no longer run full blast. we have a power shortage this year so the government is calling for a 15% cut in electrical usage. office buildings are being told to set their thermostats to 82 degrees. mcdona
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Oct 18, 2010 9:00pm PDT
. chances of rain later in the week. full forecast ahead. >> and super typhoon in china. latest on the damage as the ♪ ♪ great work everybody! now freshly remodeled, your target has never been better. looks like it's bumper tbumper on the interstate. gotta get to cleveland! remove your beltyour watch, your shoes. i wonder what gas costs today. seven dollars r a pillow! an extra bag costs what? i hate traffic! ♪ [ child ] the train is now arriving. [ male announcer ] the train has arved indeed. take 10 trips, ear10,000 amtrak guest rewards points, plus double poin along the way. details at amtrak.m. about. >> midnight tonight. that's the last moment to drop-off your form at the post office to register to vote for the upcoming election. ascap total correspondent annette roshingts after registering the next challenge is actually getting voters to the polls. >> only in california can lady liberty dawn a mustache. but if heÑi can sway drivers to pull over and register to vote then it is a worthy strategy. election officials are doing everything they can to add to the nearly 17 millio
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May 11, 2011 9:00pm PDT
former ambassador to china and former governor the president credits for inspiring his healthcare are plan and a tea party heroine. at the first presidential debate half stayed away, missing this. >> how many people here would use hair wane i heroin if it w. oh, yeah, i need the government to take care of me, i don't need to use heroin so i need these laws. >> i never thought heroin would get applause here in south carolina. >> no wonder the speaker of the house is still hoping for more candidates. >> i'm not sure we have soorch all of the candidates we are going to see. i'm as anxious to see all of the candidates to come out so we can get an idea of what the field looks like. >> gingrich looks like a top contender. a former speaker of the house who produced balanced budgets, a conservative known to virtually wall republicans but gingrich starts low in the polls, weighed down by political and personal baggage. he has admitted mistakes including having an affair with one of his congressional aides who he went on to marry. for all of the republican problems if gas stays near $4 a gallon
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Aug 18, 2011 9:00pm PDT
into a brawl. it was supposed to be part of a goodwill trip to china. that is over on channel 7. >>> right now for larry beil. what is with the giants? >> and don't kim the messenger but giants and a's. and survival is one right now. tim lincecum was out in atlanta where giants were hoping to win back-to-back games. now lincecum has been pitching great as of late. mike miner was also very strong tonight. and pablo sandoval, it going to find the stands and uses every inch and smack that one. lincecum. wishes he could have had that pitch back, chipper crushed it. 1-0 and fan caught it bare-handed. giants had five hits and here is a diving catch with orlando cabrera. giants lose 1-nil. and trevor cahill struggling this year. kobe has clout and he got it. 4-0 blue jays. this come back from jose bafista goes off the glove and allen drops it. next batter, base hit scores eric. cahill, seven runs allowed. 7-0 and cahill is 9-12 on the year. >> and fill, nailed in the forehead. a ball hit, he bounced right back up and that left a mark. he ended up leaving the game but he is okay. >>> on
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Oct 18, 2011 9:00pm PDT
demand rising 12% in china, 21% in india, 14% in turkey and 23% in indonesia is reasons why intel is weathering a weak u.s. economy. yahoo reported a slide in earnings. it posted a profit of $293 million but that is 26% decline from the same quarter a year ago. the reason was a drop in ad and. yahoo didn't indicate whether it lined up a new ceo or any news about a buyer. >> i think investors should feel positive about silicon valley. >> apple's cash in hand is now in excess of $81 billion. intel's cash on hand is close to $15 billion. it will be paying out $1.1 billion in dividends. >>> tough talk on capital hill during a senate hill hearing on gas pipeline safety. barbara boxer blasted for not meeting deadlines on regulations. >> don't you think they should immediately test and immediately talk to your partners in the state to see if there is on even a remote chance this could happen again? >> today the hearing comes one day after they passed to toughen safety regulations on oil and gas pipelines. it came to a vote after rand paul dropped his objection. he had been holding up the ob
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Feb 2, 2012 9:00pm PST
come. >> i think the china team has been fully engaged. i see them making plans to relocate here and set up shop. that's pretty good indication. south korea is in the same boat if you will pardon the pun. >>reporter: he believes teams are smart about the money and not putting down the entry fee until they have to in june. today at city hall mayor lee remains upbeat on projection that the cup races will bring in the billion dollar windfall. >> i'm confident that this will get done. i think that i added value to it by being physically there when we are starting to knock down the pier 27 building. knowing this is really coming. that's the best evidence. it's real now because we are not knocking down buildings. >>reporter: we are at the pier and no demolition yet. as for the team coming to the america cup to compete they need to be in production on their boat by june in order to have a shot at the races in july of 2013. and i am told by sources close to the event that many of the teams are struggling to find tens of millions of dollars it will take to compete here. on the embark dare
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Oct 10, 2011 9:00pm PDT
owned by a 50-year-old semiconductor firm that manufactures texas and china. ceo says it's different from solyndra. >> they ask me were you at solyndra. i can only comment that we have a different business model and our business model is subpoena doesn't predicate on innovative new technology. >>reporter: they are expanding the services to include the residential market. >> cindy son already has a big california customer. that's the state. cal state bakersfield already has a sun edison system and under contract to provide system to 5 state prisons. in belmont, abc 7 news. >>> death certificate made public today reveals how apple founder steve jobs died. apple did not give a cause when it announced his death last week. according to the santa clara county health department jobs died from respiratory arrest resulting from pan credit attic cancer that had spread to other organs. also rae violence jobs had been battling the tumor for 5 years. apple is planning celebration of jobs life for its employees next week. >>> san jose police investigating a double shooting that killed 2 former san
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Jun 15, 2011 9:00pm PDT
what we are doing today. >> china has become the biggest foreign creditor, loaning us $1.2 trillion followed by japan and uk. >> only 3% sold so far and there is less than an hour left. >> two thirds of our loans come from americans still betting the u.s. government is a sound investment. >> does it get never wracking at all? >> no, a group of professionals. >> miller says if congress doesn't raise the federal debt ceiling by early august the people here might as well leave and lock the door, triggering an unthinkable economic crisis. >> not bluffing. >> not bluffing. >> these computers turn off sometime around august 2. >> we will not have room to increase our borrowing after that date. that's correct. while we watch the clock tick down. >> everybody is in. >> all the big boys are in. >> all of the i.o.u.s are snapped up with team to spare. >> you did it. >> yes. >> sold $28 billion in treasury bonds. >> yes. >> we are still considered a good bet but for how much longer? jonathan karl, abc news, washington. >>> isn't that is fascinating process to watch. we are not the only ones sp
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May 27, 2011 9:00pm PDT
after asked to leave the china town restaurant where we had lunch. just finish eating in the restaurant and swabing the seat for bacteria and then it was shut did you know. here's the notice. vermin yes but no significant bacteria. now for the doozy. rental car of course. our rental car with only 7 14 miles on it but thousands of e.coli count. even more e.coli on this bench in union square. there was staph on a movie theater seat and my airplane seat was bad but the airport lounge was worse. the worst. >> it had so many organism we called the it innumerable. so many you can't count. they grew together. >>reporter: next time they tell you to have a seat keep your hands to yourself. elizabeth, abc news. >>> check this chair behind me. still ahead here tonight. dynamite exhibit where pre-historic replica roaming a dynamite exhibit where pre-historic replica roaming a bay area mu seal. stay with u ingings.@ >> golden gate bridge soon turns 75. they kicked off a year long program that culminates next memorial day weekend with a party. it's party with a purpo
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Oct 5, 2011 9:00pm PDT
by taking shorter routes to china through the arctic. ship own ares say they can save millions of dollars as well as reduce emissions. another benefit, avoiding somali pirates and the high insurance premiums from traveling through the suez canal. the russian vice president thinks it will rival the suez canal as a quicker trade link to europe. there is a reason it seems the camera was around to capture vladimir putin diving into a bay and discovering sixth century jugs. his press secretary revealed that the jugs had previously been unearthed and then replaced in relatively shallow water for the prime minister to find. while the scene perpetuated the persona of a heroic putin, they insist a team of p.r. people are not hard at work at this all the time. they said the prime minister comes up with the genius gimmicks all on his own. >>> a neighbor who saw steve jobs grow up and the man who helped found apple remembered the man who transformed computers and our culture. >>> also tonight, why sarah palin says she is not going to run for president after all. >> and with a wink and a nod,
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Jan 30, 2012 9:00pm PST
he's in china. we have also learned that the city of milpitas issued a stop work order on this project last wednesday. three days before the accident. because a building inspector determined that the ditch was a safety hazard there wasn't adequate shoring to prevent cave in. >> apparently the contractor over the weekend ignored that notice and they have been working this. >>reporter: have you talked with the company about that and what is the city position with regard to ignoring that stop work order. >> well obviously when the stop work order is issued, is illegal to continue with the work and can be subject to fine and penalty and this is also cal/osha on site and they have a cope of our stop work notice. >>reporter: i asked the city chief be official if the mr. mr. wrist investigating this as a criminal case. he said he could not speculate about that. and the police for now aren't saying. in milpitas, abc 7 news. >>> woman in critical condition tonight after crew rescued her from a burning apartment in concord. firefighters found her unconscious and not breathing this aftern
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Sep 8, 2010 9:00pm PDT
. >>> governor schwarzenegger leaves tomorrow on a six day trade mission to china. the governor stopped by marvel technology in santa clara. executives from the company will be part of the group traveling with the governor. california increased its exports since 2003 but more needs to be done. >> we never should just sit back and enjoy and rest on our laurels. we should always keep pushing because there is more out there. many more markets and many more opportunities that we can seize. >> the governor will also make a pitch for the bay area to host the world expo in 2020. the event is undererway in shanghai and takes place every five years. we shall see if we get it in a few years. can't look that far ahead in terms of the weather but spencer christian does a good job with the seven day. >>> certainly seven dryer days. cooler than average. >> vanilla. >>> dry in spots. >> a few sprinkles around. in heavy rainfall. east by, emeryville looking at emorryville. partly cloudy to mainly clear right now. a little moisture in the air but nothing hitting the ground in the immediate bay area. loo
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Jan 20, 2011 9:00pm PST
baby at the sap frn zoo. were prese >> >> fossil hunter breakthrough moment in northeast china. 160 million-year-old fossil has been found. dub miss t. preserved with the egg she was about to lay. they are hollywood fixture seen them many times flying reptile that lived alongside the dinosaurs some which grew as large as light aircraft. >>> now to the another strange looking creature. san francisco zoo showed off the newest addition today. baby giant anteater born just before christmas and weighed in at 3 pounds. it has been bonding with the mother for the past few weeks riding along the back of mom. grow upcececececececee feet long and weigh up to 1 40 pounds. zoo doesn't know gender of the baby yet but this is the first baby giant anteater born in 10 years. >>> interesting looking creature. spencer back to update the forecast. bet it eat as lot of anti- >> i'm glad it eats only anti- as big as it grows. let lack at low tied at ocean beach. late this afternoon this is really kind of interesting. very interesting. very little what the. whole lot of wet sand. this is submitted by the
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Jan 18, 2012 9:00pm PST
phones do not agree. the united kingdom, china and canada say why fix something that isn't broken so they will discuss amongst themselves tomorrow. >>> still ahead here tonight, the white house says no to a controversial pipeline proposal and the president says it was congress that forced his hand. >>> and the brick by bris dismantling of a golden gate bridge walkway that has some people awfully angry. >>> captain of the cruiseship this capsized off italy last friday now says he did not intentionally abandon the troubled ship. he told an atoolian news pape that he tripped and fell into a life boat when the ship suddenly shifted. he also reportedly told the coast guard he could not get back onboard the ship because it was too dark and dangerous. today, another ship captain called the claims dangerous. >> it would have been a physical difficulty but you it could have been done. he is paid to take charge of the vessel. that is his responsibility. he should have stayed. >> rescue operations were costaded today after the costa concordia shifted. 11 people were killed and 21 still missing
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Mar 30, 2011 9:00pm PDT
attended january's white house state dinner for the president of china. in february he met with the president on the peninsula for dinner with steve jobs and google's ceo and as investigator reporter brian ross noted his capital company boasts it is uniquely positioned to take advantage of the obama administration interest in green energy. four companies tied to wesley secured over a half billion dollars in loans and grants and the white house since had him appointed to a special advisory forward for the secretary of energy. >> the company that got the bulk of that money was tesla. wesley is an in vetment in tesla motors but it is not his company. he would not talk to abc's brian ross. >> but a spokesman sent us this statement from wesley saying the department of energy loans mentioned in the report were all awarded before i joined the secretary of energy's advisory board. each company went through an open and competitive application process. also mentioned in the report, the fremont company sulindra which received a half a billion dollars government loan from the department of ener
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Aug 30, 2011 9:00pm PDT
found china town merchant guilty of passing counterfeit money. prosecutors accused 82-year-old peter chang of using phony 100 dollar bills to buy gold coins from his customers. the secret service called the bills super note because they were almost fla flawless except for a defect with the n in united states. they even slipped through machines designed to detect fake bills. that's how good these things look. chang remains free on bail. he will be sentenced in october. >>> a lot more to bring you tonight. the president thinks he has a plan that will agree the xhechlt up next proposal to entice employers to hire more workers. >> also cushion swipe and insult in former vice president dick cheney new book. and he's not making any apologies. >> also. why some say that a coloring book that commemorates the september 11 attacks may be spreading fear and hate. >> stl warm september weather is on the way.i'll let you know >> stl warm september weather is on thso the jurylet you know has rendered its verdict -- guilty. [ cheers and applause ] i'm here with the defendant. sir, the plaintiff cla
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Apr 15, 2011 9:00pm PDT
tank. and then the young men in an image that stirs memory of the square in china laid down in the street. l all youth. security force open fire on protestors. hundreds have been killed across this country in recent weeks. according to human rights groups. the title wave of revolt in the air ab world is pressing in syria right now. across the region the people are rising. and the tyrant are falling or fighting back. this is abc news, cairo. >> in california a sky diver has died after colliding with another jumper in mid-air over an airport in riverside couldn't. the second jumper is in critical condition tonight. two weeks ago 2 sky diving instructors killed when they klaided in the parachute deflated at the same airport. both incidents involved the same company paris valley sky diving. >> fbi has shut down the 3 largest on line poker site in the u.s. charging the owner was bank fraud, illegal gambling and money laundering. 11 people are charged including the owner of poker stars salute poker and full tilt poker. in order to circumvent law that presented u.s. bank from handling fin
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Feb 10, 2011 9:00pm PST
were aggregated with asian americans. >> high tech workers from china and india into the asian american u.s. sample and that is misleading. focusing, this report is focusing on hiring of u.s. workers. domestic workers. that becomes a problem. >>reporter: the findings bolster effort by silicon valley leaders to train and recruit more minority workers. shelly is ceo of metrics stream in palo alto and ber viewed her by skype from with washington, d.c. >> we are leaders in so many ways it's disappointing when it comes to harnessing the knowledge, the skills, the creativity that comes from a broad base of people that we are not leaders when it comes to building diversity. >>reporter: google responded diversity of idea and culture mean better product for our users that's why we have inclusive work environment an constantly promote diversity at google. ie all 3 group behind the study are based outside the bay area n.mountain view, abc 7 7 money scope. >> another item of high tech world. "wall street journal"reports that ge faceboow level talk about buying twitte twitter. talk value tw
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Jun 23, 2011 9:00pm PDT
. they are in china and building a road. it is 3 pet wide and made of wooden planks. all being didn't on the face of a mountain thousands of feet up. engineer often work without safety harnesses. they say they don't think much about how high they are off the ground. that's trawchlt you would be terrified new did. once finished it is hope sightseers flock to the edge to monitor the view. that's a joychbility become to expense tore update the forecast. >> before here's a look at the satellite image showing a steady seabreeze in our direction reinforcing the cooling trend that began couple days ago. inland high in the low to mid 80's. 60's, 70's around the bay and low 60's on the coast. spot to travel to over the wednesday monterey mendocino meanly sunny skies. high pressure over the 3 day period. go to the sierra a.tahoe. high in the 70's. yosemite high in the 80's. lovely weekend coming our way. here's our 7 day forecast. sunny skies and dry conditions cooling down sharply early next week tuesday wednesday and coo coolest day of the forecast period and temperatures bounce back t
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