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Aug 13, 2015 4:30am EDT
developments overnight in the deadly explosions in china. >> later, he clung to a booy for 9 hours before being rescued, now a teen is selling his survival story from the jersey shore. >> reporter: we have 83 degrees, below average temperature and humidity. comfortable 66 degrees, things don't change in a negative way until the weekend, that's bringing up the humidity a bit. we'll be back with the afternoon call. people of the coffee drinking world, dunkin' has a dark roast coffee that's deliciously roasted just right for a bold start # perfectly blended with real fruit and low-fat yogurt. it's a delicious choice you can feel good sipping. discover the goodness of dunkin's new smoothies today. america runs on dunkin'. number of those killed in massive explosion insist china has risen. 44 people were killed including 12 firefighters with five hundred others taken to nearby hospitals. ment explosion destroyed a terminal in the port city of tianjin, china. frightening scene there. police say the first explosion happened in shipping containers located at a warehouse. managers at that facility
ABC
Sep 23, 2015 4:30am EDT
china is expected to meet with officials at microsoft and boeing as part of his first official visit to america. he arrived in seattle yesterday on thursday he'll have a private dinner with president obama. the two are expected to talk about the economy, climate change and china's alleged cyber spying against american companies. the u.s. is just made the decision not to impose economic sanctions against china over those cyber attacks. >> time right now is 4:53. coming up the search for a man who is accused of selling phony eagles tickets to a bucks county fan. the story at 5:00 a.m. >> but next a company comes through to help a new jersey boy whose wheelchair was stolen. that story next up when "action news" comes back. >> happening today, an autopsy will be performed on a body found in camden county. two fishermen made the gruesome discovery yesterday finding the body in newtown creek near the white horse pike in oaklyn. the victim is a man believed to be in his 30's. the hope is that the autopsy he will lead some clues on his death. >>> thomas cottingham will be remembered at the cong
ABC
Jul 5, 2017 4:30am EDT
waters in china. at least 30 people or 33 people have been killed in floods across south china. it came after days of torrential rainfall. more than 300,000 people have evacuated their homes. >> time for your first look at business at the big board. you may have noticed lower prices at the pump over the holidays. aaa says the last time the price for gas was this low around the fourth of july was 12 years ago. the national average for a gallon of regular is $2.23 which is down 15 cents from a month ago and analysts are predicting the prices probably will start to creep back up as they normally do during the summer but they haven't done that just yet. >>> the dow jones hit an all time high at the early close way back on monday. the stock market was closed yesterday for the fourth of july and futures are mixed ahead of the opening bell at 9:30 a.m. >>> oreo has teamed up with dunkin donuts for its newest cookie. it is called the mocha oreo. the wafers are traditional oreo cookie. the cream in the middle combines a coffee flare with a chocolate kick. >>> wawa treating its rewards members wi
ABC
Apr 3, 2017 4:30am EDT
can't continue to allow china to rape our country that's what they are doing. >> reporter: now with an interview with the financial times, president trump said china will help us with north korea or they won't. north korea is doing their own saber rattling saying if you bring out a knife to attack us, we'll take out a sword. >>> meantime a golf round with rand paul indicated that healthcare talks are continuing. don't expect any movements on healthcare soon, that issues continues to dog republicans as does russia. >>> dr. david schulcin was the v.a. undersecretary during the obama administration. >>> phillies open against cincinnati. first pitch 4:10 p.m., the home opener friday, at citizens bank park. >> new on "action news," rescuers say that a dog fell down a 30-foot well. >> a woman at a gas station fights back as a man tries to take off with her suv. david. >> reporter: all right, guys, we're loadings up the school bus forecast. it's going to be chilly, and partly cloudy and not rainy yet. 43 degrees by 6:00, 43 by 8:00 a.m. as we go later in the period, the clouds get thicker and
ABC
Jan 11, 2016 4:30am EST
backing away from a proposal of a big tax on goods from china. he said china would change its behavior to avoid the tax. last week he said he wanted to impose a 45% tax. >>> going out of business sale begins today in macy's ardmore surban square location because of weak sales. >>> the national average for a galileo of unleaded is 1.9 6. some parts of the country could see gas drop to the 1 dollar mark. that has not happened since 1999. >>> major stock indexes fell on friday, the dow was down 167. concern over the chinese economy continues to rattle u.s. markets. is today the day we'll see green, futures are pointing to a higher open at least right now they are. >>> tesla will help drivers parking. they can park themselves without a driver inside the vehicle. drivers have to stands outside the vehicle and have to use the key fob, or smart phone app. >>> coming up later, it's one of hollywood's biggest nights ahead of the oscars. >>> the woman suspected of jewelery store robberies is is suspected of carrying out lucrative robberies across five states. you could win a thousand dollars a day
ABC
Nov 14, 2016 4:30am EST
. >> reporter: last night the president of china spoke with donald trump over the phone. this is the first time the two have talked since the heated campaign talk about china. the president told donald trump that cooperation between the two countries is the original correct choice moving forward. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> all right, thank you, katherine. >>> you just heard the tone of the interview that katherine she told you with donald trump the election is over, but the tension and strong feelings it stirred up, protesters nationwide take to the street to oppose president-elect trump and the goals they see of his campaign. "action news" was there last night as a group of demonstrators hit the street in philadelphia. once again the marchers came to independence hall a focal point of our nation's history. some say they will hold trump accountable beyond the inauguration in january. >> i can't live in a country where a person leaves the values and ethos of the nation being a mess -- a bigot, wants to take human rights. >> most of the anti-trump marchs have remained
ABC
Aug 8, 2017 4:30am EDT
look at this. a surveillance camera captures a car veering then slipping inside a tunnel in china. another angle shows it on its top barreling down the road. the driver was able to slide out of the car and call police. she walked away with just a few scratches. no other cars were involved in the wreck. >> the state of pennsylvania is getting tougher on animal cruelty. a new law starting later this month prohibits dogs from spending more than nine hours outside per day. they can only be outside 30 minutes if the temperature is above 90 degrees or under 32 degrees. there are also new guidelines on the tether length. >> want to make sure the length of your tether is at least three times the size of your dog. so, you measure that from nose tip to base of tail and you do that three times. but the minimum length is 10 feet. >> the dog must also have access to water and shade which you would think are, you know, things you would normally do for a dog but we have to write laws for this. the regulations are part of a larger animal cruelty law going into effect which will allow for felony c
ABC
Sep 15, 2017 4:30am EDT
air force one said he is working with china to maintain the threat and reassure americans. u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson went further in a statement calling out north korea's allies by name, saying china supplies north korea with oil and russia uses north korea's forced labor. the emergency meeting of the u.n. security council will takes place today at 3:00 p.m. rex tillerson said sanctions could be the possible floor taken against kim jong-un and not the ceiling. >>> the state of pennsylvania bank account will sink below zero. technically the state has passed a budget, but embroiled in a fight over how to fund it with no money coming in it will take money from transportation and environmental protection instead of a 500 million-dollar tax hike. govenor wolf is against that plan and they are not inclined to bail out the state with a short term loan. >>> surveillance video recorded on sunday shows a group attacking a man for throwing rocks at cars and people's home. they want them to know that violent behavior won't be tolerated. >> if you want to be in our neighbor, and
ABC
Oct 20, 2016 4:30am EDT
. >> happening right now super typhoon is blowing through the south china sea. the stormed smashed into the philippines with ferocious wind and rains. it is the second major storm so slam into the country in a week. >> david murphy joins us, today is sort of when the trend changes back to normal, right? >> reporter: it's going to be on the warm side, but not in the mid 80s. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we are mainly dry, out to the north and west there's sprinkles and showers still around. we're looking at more clouds than the last couple of mornings. staying more cloudy overall. 65 degrees a little bit cooler than it was yesterday morning. dewpoint is down there though, it's not going to feel as humid today. winds out of the east-northeast the 5 miles per hour. future tracker 6 shows how clouds will fill in this morning, there could sprinkles and showers most of these are centered in the northern and western suburbs. most of that passes through during the morning hours. most of the day looks cloudy, there could sun breaking out to the south as we go through the afternoon
ABC
Sep 14, 2016 4:30am EDT
thumb's up. her trip down the aisle took a bit of a detour. >> and don't look down. china's brand new bridge is among the world's highest. >> ♪ they call you short stack. half pint. lil' bit. small fry. nobody even knows your name... but that's about to change. time to shine. orbit. he's a race-baiting, xenophobic, religious bigot. sage. donald trump is a phony, a fraud. he's not a serious adult. i can't vote for donald trump given the things that he said. trump should not be supported. i believe he's disqualified himself to be president. i just cannot support donald trump. >> welcome back. the latest on our breaking news. a deadly crash has closed part of i-78 in the lehigh valley. two vehicles collided this morning in the eastbound lanes near the hellertown interchange in lower saucon. you're taking a look at all the vehicles there on the scene responding. the coroner we're told was called to the scene doing an investigation now and that is affecting traffic. "action news" has a crew there gathering more information. >>> let's go on over to karen. >> and you can see the number of
ABC
Feb 2, 2016 4:30am EST
to environmental crimes for importing flooring manufactured in china that originally came from timber that was illegally logged in rush sharon the major stock indices were mixed yesterday. the dow fell by 17 points. the futures are pointing to a lower open. >>> wegmans is warning customers about a fraudulent facebook post. the post says you can get a $200 grocery coupon for free. if it's too good to be true folks usually is. wegmans is working to get that post removed and encourages you if you site don't believe it and don't share it. >> feel like facebook has so many of these things. not true. lots of them: >>> coming up later on "action news" pictures of a man accused of robbing a bank in center city. >> a survivor of the boston marathon bombings is determined to cross the finish line three years after the attack. that's next up when "action news" continues. >> ♪ ♪ living well your immune system works hard to keep you on top of your game. you can support it by eating healthy, drinking fluids, and getting some rest. and you can combine these simple remedies with airborne. no othe
ABC
Jul 30, 2015 4:30am EDT
responsible for this attack. they think the hackers are backed by china. the united airline hack happened back in may. they gain access to flight information and itineraries gaining flight information. >> philadelphia police may deploy hot spots throughout the city. 14 additional officers will be involved in the disrupt unit and target gun violence. chief comings said it comes in the midst of funding concerns. >> welcome sign hangs in philadelphia ahead of pope francis' visit in less than two months. pope francis will be in philadelphia for two days in september to take part in the world meeting of families. >> 4:53. up next on "action news," we'll be talking christmas on this warm july morning, find out where the white house is getting one of its christmas trees. >>> these ponies made their way across the waters from maryland to virginia, we'll show you the images of the yearly poney swim. hey, mom and dad! hey, kiddo! (dad) you caught us daydreaming. about a couple of touring bikes? (dad) yeah... mounted on top of a new suv? (mom) uh huh... hooked up to the back of a custom mot
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Dec 24, 2014 4:30am EST
the states from china. >>> new this morning a senator in new york states wants better protection for city officers. senator marty goldman is pushing to have all of the city officers fitted with bulletproof gas glass. he said it would be no different than giving officers bulletproof vests. >> 4:54. up next on "action news" at movie at the center of the controversy with north korea is coming to movie theaters and there's a few in our area. >> the deadly police shooting overnight just outside of ferguson, missouri. >> ♪ >> demonstrators staged a die in at the wisconsin mall in response to the decision not to charge a white officer in the shooting of a mentally ill black man. authorities say peaceful protest caused a temporary lockdown of several stores. hamilton's family is asking for an investigation. >>> the former navy seal who claimed he killed osama bin laden is under investigation. robert o'neill took on a media tour claiming he took down the terror mastermind during a 2011 raid. the navy is looking into an allegation that he "revealed classified information. ." o'neill denies t
ABC
Sep 25, 2015 4:30am EDT
an interest rate hike in china's economic slow down sent stocks down yesterday. t-mobile and sprint are looking to lure customers away from att and verizon. they are offering as little as one dollar a month that comes on the he'll of 5-dollar a month offered by t-mobile. you have to trade in an iphone vi to get the deal. >>> a trip to the zoo takes a terrifying turn in alabama when a child bitten by a snake. >>> friends from california came injury after an accident involving a duck boat and bus in seattle. for life... (husband) hon! it's grover cleveland! (female announcer) ...when you play the new cash4life, from the pennsylvania lottery. (grover) nice! (husband) 3 club seats. 50 yard line. (female announcer) that means you too could experience the joy of winning. every day, for the rest of your life. (grover) new wheels. nice. see you tomorrow! (female announcer) cash4life from the pennsylvania lottery. play for fun. cash for life. [panting] meet one today. visit theshelterpetproject.org. adopt. the schuylkill expressway westbound. you can see they have already started to shut dow
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Dec 7, 2015 4:30am EST
friday even over concerns of china's lagging economy. futures are pointing up today. >>> hopefully you've got your christmas shipping done. ship by december 15th. if you're using first class mail you have until the 19th and priority the 21st. there's free package pick ups in some locations. >> are they offering free assistance. >>> new information about the man caught in the fatal face off with police in miami. >>> a church is ravaged by fire, but something sentimental lives on, we'll tell you what, when "action news" comes right back. winners are showing up all over pennsylvania. and with more than 500,000 winners of match 6, cash 5, and treasure hunt every single week, that's not a big surprise. winners, winners everywhere! play today! i want to be able to impact a community, to reach back to where i came from, and pull some people up with me. my name is david, and i am your dividend. welcome back, ready to start the week? happy hanukkah to everybody celebrating hanukkah. looking at vine street you can see the crews out there, it remains closed in both directions, scheduled to re
ABC
Dec 7, 2016 4:30am EST
in china. for now there's no $4 billion deal but boeing has been tapped to produce two new planes to replace the aging aircraft. the pentagon projects the cost for the new plane could be upwards of $3 billion and is it too soon to talk about 2020? vice president joe biden getting a lot of questions after indicating this week he will consider a run for the white house. and on the late show with stephen colbert tuesday night biden again refused to completely rule out a bid. >> to never say never. you don't know what's going to happen. i mean, hell, donald trump is going to be 74, i'll be 77 in better day. >> vice president biden says he doesn't regret his decision. it was the right one for his family but he also says he thinks he was best prepared to read this country right now. reporting in washington, karen travers channel6 "action news." >> happening today the university of delaware will install its new president and vice president joe biden will be on hand to deliver remarks at that inauguration ceremony. he will officially become the university's 28th president. he has served a
ABC
Jun 7, 2017 4:30am EDT
for that attacker. >> two passengers survived a horrific crash in eastern china. their car can be seen veering off the road and hitting a highway guardrail, throwing two passengers from the back seat. they were not wearing their seat belts. a truck stopped just in time as the passengers slide across the road in front of it. the car's driver and another passenger who were wearing their seat belts were not hurt. >>> rescue crews worked for hours to try and free a construction worker trapped in a deep trench. that's next. >> ♪ it takes a lot of people to make a good school day. miss hoffman gets us there safe every time. mrs. migliaccio teaches us all about fractions - and haikus - and the erie canal! miss reeves makes us sound amazing. and miss santoro always takes time to see how we're doing. miss simpkins keeps our school looking great. recess wouldn't be recess without miss basile. and mrs. mccarthy always has tons of good books to read. which makes for a pretty good day at school. ♪ ♪ the moments that connect us happen one morning at a time, and one cup at a time. folgers, the
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Jan 7, 2016 4:30am EST
time trading has been stopped in china because of major losses. that translated to big losses on wall street yesterday. the dow fell by 247 points and futures indicate there could be more triple digit loss it is at the opening bell. people registered 180,000 drones in the last two weeks. that became mandatory december december 21. it only cost $5 for drone owner's before january 20th. 400,000 drones were sold during the holidays, many need to be registered. >>> bmw introduced a concept car that doesn't have mirrors. it has cameras to expand the view of the road. it eliminates blind spots and increases fuel efficiency. again this is just a concept. >>> i wonder if it's a thing of future. >>> 4:49. much more you didn't see last night. military officials say a plane part fell from the sky landing in a backyard in mississippi. >>> a woman is under arrest for crashing into a motel with her daughter in the back seat. oh remotes, you've had it tough. watching tvs get sharper, bigger, smugger. and you? rubbery buttons. enter the x1 voice remote. now when someone says... show me funny mov
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Jul 31, 2017 4:30am EDT
launching an icbm. >> reliability means credibility. >> reporter: trump said china does nothing for us with north korea. the president also expected to greenlight new sanctions against russia, the bill sparking retaliation by vladimir putin who kicked hundreds of u.s. diplomats out of his country. >> our allies in eastern europe can be confident that the united states of america stands with them. >> reporter: despite russian meddling in the u.s. election, president trump objected to the new sanctions bill by congress, but we are told he is expected to sign it soon. >> there's an issue that will continue to plague commutes at the penn station train. amtrak said because of safety protocols disabled trains call a minimum delay of 45 minutes to an hour. this summer's accelerated repair work was prompted by two derailments this past spring. >>> new jersey transit said it will take sometime to repair a bridge in pennsauken. a garbage truck ran into the bridge damaging the tracks. bus service will run until repairs are complete. >>> it's the viral video everyone is talking about this morning,
ABC
Aug 9, 2017 4:30am EDT
shows rescuers carrying victims from the are you able rubble of an earthquake in china. we have surveillance video of that quake coming up. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning, it's 5:00 a.m. on this wednesday august 9th. >> we're following developing news. tensions between the u.s. and north korea are rising dangerously high as both leaders exchange threats. >> new details this morning. police say teenagers accidentally shot a man while handling a gun. >> and taking a live look from sky6 on this wednesday, the commodore barry bridge, the sun is on the way. this is the day you've been waiting for to go outside. >> let's find out more about that. karen rogers is in for dave murphy, matt pelman has your traffic. good morning. >> like a fine wine this weather just keeps getting better. >> i like that example. and i know that. you're right, it is getting better and better 'cause yesterday afternoon took awhile but we got that sun back and we'r
ABC
Jan 6, 2015 4:30am EST
deaths to pets that ate the jerky treats made in china. pet smart says it plans to remove the treats by march. so, beware they could still be on the essential the saga of the closed revel casino has become stranger. a judge gave florida developer glen straub the right to buy the casino for 95 million toms a price he wanted to pay last year. well, now straub says he's going back to court to block the sale to himself. straub case the casino is only worth $87 million now. investors from asia to wall street hit the sell button with the dow dropping 300 plus points yesterday. some blame the plunging price of oil. stock futures are mixed. >>> gadget maker parrot unveiled the parrot pot at the consumer electronic pot in las vegas a bluetooth connected flower pot will water your plant from its own reservoir. >> interesting. same-sex couples are now officially allowed to marry in florida. the bandy chaired unconstitutional expired at midnight. widespread weddings took place. it's now legal in 70 percent of the country. a drastic change in the past several years. the state's attorney general i
ABC
Dec 20, 2016 4:30am EST
drone that was seized by china is back in u.s. hands this morning. >>> plus, the first lady talks about her time in the white house in an interview with oprah winfrey. >> new video shows what happens when you park in front of a fire hydrant and then firefighters need to get to that hydrant. david. >> wow. all right, very cold on the bus stop this morning. 21 degrees by 6 o'clock. 22 by 8 o'clock. not all that much wind out there but obviously it's winter coat weather and it looks like it's a good idea to keep them fairly bundled up this afternoon as we're likely staying in the 30's later on. things do get better temperature-wise and we're beginning to ease back on the chance of precipitation over the next several days. i'll have all those details coming up in the seven day. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> welcome back. taking a live look here, the blowing snow up at spring mountain. wondering what you might be able to do after christmas, you can go there on monday. they're hoping to open on that day and i'm sure they'd love to see you. >> david it might be trouble later in the week to make some
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Nov 17, 2015 4:30am EST
the philippines to try to form more of a buffer with china. >> later a five-year-old boy was sworn into a massachusetts police force. his story coming up on "action news" this morning. meet one today. visit theshelterpetproject.org. adopt. >> ♪ >> welcome back. let's take a live look at the vine street expressway. i'm seeing the westbound traffic move. starting to see some of the eastbound cars move through it looks like as well. so, the vine street expressway reopening after being closed overnight for construction. in delaware county this is what it looks like on i-95 approaching 420. overnight construction there is clear. good shot of the roads. no problems here between the airport and the delaware state line. looking pretty good on i-95. construction blocks the left lane westbound on the pennsylvania turnpike near morgantown. eastbound the right lane is blocked. so watch for that construction in both directions. you've got a lane blocked. the crews are out there as well eastbound approaching valley forge blocking the right lane as well as approaching norristown blocking the ri
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Oct 5, 2015 4:30am EDT
expected to file for bankruptcy as early as today. >> a deadly tornado struck in china during a typhoon. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we're dry, and staying dry for a couple of days. details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast coming up. ♪ hand-crafted...layer by layer. the new macchiato from dunkin' donuts. experience the flavor of fall with a new hot or iced pumpkin macchiato. dunkin' has a dark roast coffee that's deliciously roasted just right for a bold start and smooth finish that's never bitter. put down the dark roast you've been putting up with and reach for the one you deserve. caught on camera in china. it was brought on by typhoon that left dozens of people missing. it hit an area of china where thousands flock for a holiday that runs through wednesday. >> isn't it nice to have quiet weather especially when people are being plagued by flooding rains. >> reporter: we're looking at dry conditions, storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we have no issues. let's go outside and see when it looks like as sky6 live hd is looking in a
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Dec 12, 2016 4:30am EST
says he will decline daily intelligence meetings. mr. trump is making waves with china. >> i don't know why we have to be bound by one china policy unless we make a deal with china, having to do with other things, including trade. >> reporter: chinese state runnymede i can't are responding to that point by donald trump saying it is as ignorant as a child and warning if the united states isolates child it might become friendly with our foes. >>> payday is coming with at&t wireless customers when "action news" continues. >> reporter: well, good monday morning, here we go again, we're live in bucks county with a not so pleasant ride this morning, it is wet and slippery saturday. luckily not ice icy in most sports, but north in the lehigh valley, the icy patches are possible. bucks county i-95 by the scutter falls bridge you can see the spray coming off the northbound vehicle. there's a lot of water standing on the roads. a lot of accidents, saturday. bucks county, 332 is shut down close to tyler state park. use hole handle road. the crash in king of prussia by the exxon station and th
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May 30, 2017 4:30am EDT
concert and the joke where he was the punch line. >> a car rolls back into a river in china and a hero quickly emerges. >> ♪ >> police are investigating a home invasion in southwest philadelphia. it happened on the 6000 block of kingsessing after yesterday evening. investigators say the intruder walked in the front door and walked in the back of the house and let a second person home. the homeowner was inside and called police. then the intruder's cell phone rang which authorities say was the lookout calling telling him police were on the way so they ran off. no one was injured. >> happening today the suspect in a deadly train attack in oregon is expected to appear before a judge. police say 35-year-old jeremy christian stabbed two men to death on a train in portland on friday. this happened when they tried to stop christian from verbally assaulting a muslim woman and her friend. another man who stepped in was seriously injured. cell phone video shows him going on a racist tirade days before the attack. >>> students were on a trip to washington, d.c. on thursday. eighth grader matthe
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Apr 18, 2017 4:30am EDT
china. >> reporter: but neither side backing down as tensions reach a dangerous high. north korea threatening there could be dire consequences. >> nuclear war may break out at any moment on the peninsula. >> north korea is a problem. the problem will be taken care of. >> reporter: for now the white house is leaning on china to use its influence in the region to cool the escalating situation. >> i don't think there's anybody in the world who would not believe that north korea's actions are both provocative and a concern. >> reporter: when asked about his next move, president trump own orange -- only saying you'll see. during his 10 day asia tour he's called the u.s. strike on syria and bombing in afghanistan in the last two weeks saying north korea would do well not to test president trump's resolve. janai norman, abc news, washington. >> a judge sentenced a former atlantic city councilman to six months behind bars for cheating on his taxes. 74-year-old john schultz admitted conspiring with others to defraud the i.r.s. of nearly $120,000 over three years. it had to do with the boar
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Dec 18, 2014 4:30am EST
dictator. >> it's a one-party state. so is china and so is vietnam. we have more influence on the events in these countries when we have an active ambassador there and people to people exchanges. >> the economic embargo in coupe about a can only be lifted by congress. dann cuellar has reaction from our area. philadelphia city managing director was with family and friend celebrating, it may see jarring to cuban americans, but he said the only one suffering for the last 50 years during the embargo have been the people of cuba. >> we've been trying to starve cuba into submission the only people starveling are the people not the leaders. what you see today is a step in the right direction. >> reporter: the announcement is very personal. after his parents fled cuba to come to the u.s., his father went to negotiate with fidel castro, for the release of 3,000 prisoners, he succeed. but at 1 he saw his father gunned down by anticastro group. >> it's important, it's an openness toward free speech and free press. >> reporter: then there's cubans of doylestown. jim gardner and "action news" caught
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Aug 25, 2015 4:30am EDT
week ahead still fearing the slowdown in china and that perhaps a u.s. stock slide is overdue. >> the market has gotten ahead of where the actual economy is. >> reporter: but the white house believes the long term strength of the u.s. economy is what investors should focus on. >> the u.s. businesses have added 13 million jobs. that's longest sustained private sector job growth streak in american history. >> reporter: despite anxiety on the trading floor there's no panic here. over the last week the average american's 401k lost $9,000. but over five years, that same account is up about 60 percent. >> what all of us can control is how we react to any situation and how we choose to invest our money in any situation.eporter: analysts now expect bargain hunters will help sales. >> okay. a montgomery county judge has ordered pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane held over for trial. the decision was handed do you know at a preliminary hearing yesterday in norristown. kane faces up to seven years in prison if convicted of a felony perjury charge. prosecutors say she leaked the
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Jan 5, 2016 4:30am EST
china's economy. the dow fell 276 points. it was worse at one point. futures are flat right now. >>> the powerball jackpot is now at 400 million dollars and that number may climb even higher by tomorrow night's drawing. the odds of winning though are pretty darn slim about one in 292 million. officials say this jackpot has exceeded the sixth largest prize in powerball history which was back in 2013. >> we could always treatment. it's 4:40. still much more on "action news" this morning. it is day four of the standoff in oregon where an armed shah has taken over. >> affluenza teen trying to hold off deportation to the u.s. "action news" will be right back. i want to be able to impact a community, to reach back to where i came from, and pull some people up with me. my name is david, and i am your dividend. >> ♪ >> it is a little bit refreshing out there this morning. it is down right freezing let me correct that but nonetheless construction crews working hard here on the vine street expressway. they return from their holiday break last night and closed it down in both directions
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Dec 9, 2016 4:30am EST
business announcing his ambassador to china. he announced andrew pudzer as his pick for department of labor. he is a millionaire one of nine named to the trump cabinet so far and the vocal opponent to raising the minimum wage to more than ten dollars. in iowa, donald trump appealing to middle america promising to eliminate every single regulation that hurts our farmers and workers and small business. >> regulations, by the way will be cut down to a fraction of what they are now. >> reporter: as dems are preparing for a tough nomination fight for some of trump's pick including scott pruit climate change denier as head of epa. back in washington, an appearance by hillary clinton at a requirement celebration for harry reid. this is not exactly the speech at the capitol i hoped to be giving after the election. >> reporter: as we wait to learn more about mr. trump's business interest, we finding out he will remain a executive producer of celebrity apprentice, a reality tv show that begins again next month. >> reporter: happy friday looking live altitude spring mountain, spring, doesn't tha
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Jul 27, 2015 4:30am EDT
-- approve last month a warning that sugary drinks causes obesity and tooth kay. >>> china looks at the ban on video game systems over concerns that children waste time playing them all day long. the company is promoting the industry with a manufacturing zone for video games. >>> the major stock indices ended down on friday. futures point to a 5th day of losses at least at the opening bell at 9:30. apple has slashed price of 100 popular apps to 99 cents. it's not clear how long the sale will last, the good thing all our apps here at 6abc are. >> free. free is always good. >>> still to come, the deadly stabbing in a maryland church. this morning we're following overnight developments. >> this is what it looked like after a plane flew into a house find out what caused the crash after "action news" continues. >> reporter: i hope you enjoyed your weekend the last monday in july, a bit of a soggy start to it, because of heavy downpours in the overnight hours you probably heard them, i don't have to tell you that was going on. cruise just came along and unclogged the drain on the ramp. in spots l
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Aug 25, 2016 4:30am EDT
power's either going to be germany, china, or us. and i'm going to make sure it's us. from 500 million solar panels installed by the end of my first term, to precision manufacturing. we'll beat the competition and create new high wage jobs. we can do this, millions of jobs right here in america. that's my plan. 5:00 a.m., thursday, august 25. we are on breaking news this morning. >> a police officer is knocked out of his shoes believed to be the victim of a drunk driver we're live with the details. >>> what was supposed to be a fun day at a state park in delaware turns track after a -- traumatic, after a woman plunges to her death from a zip line. >> david is here with weather and matt pellman is in for karen. good morning. >> reporter: we have a thicker bands of clouds to the west that will roll in as the day goes on. there's a slight chance of a spotty shower in the western suburbs. 68 in wilmington, 63 in allentown. 66 in trenton, 70 in cape may. many of the
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Mar 4, 2016 4:30am EST
and china, but the united states. >>> michigan holds its primary for republicans and democrats on tuesday. >>> a former aid to hillary clinton while secretary of state decided to cooperate with the e-mail server probe. in exchange he has been granted immunity. he pleaded the if fight jovanni oyola 5th to avoid i know crim naight himself. >>> oliver jack carter caught sanders attention at a rally wearing a white haired wig and oversized glasses. he died from sudden infant death syndrome. the campaign plans to issue a statement later today. >>> new this morning, a convicted juvenile in california found out how merciful pope francis can be toward prisoners. he wrote to the pope asking for forgiveness. he is a former gang member serving an 11 year sentence for involuntary manslaughter. the pope francis wrote him back saying he was praying for. he said it gave him the will to live. >>> boeing invented a self cleaning airplane, can they bring it to my house. they are designed so they can bathed in an ultraviolet light killing 99.99% germs. they have a toilet seat that opens and closes a
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Jun 23, 2017 4:30am EDT
, jennette. >> take a look at this video dramatic images coming in from china. a motorcycle stops in the middle of the road, a toddler jumps off the bike and wanders on to traffic. the police officer sees the child and grabs him feet from an on coming car. everyone is okay, the child apparently saw his mother on the other side of the road i would say he was eager to see her. >> wow. >> now it's time to take a look at business, after years ever saying no, nike says yes to amazon taking greater control of how its products are sold since people engage in ecommerce and to make sure new york off shoes are not sold on the retailer. nike sells shoes on zapozs.com which is owned by am zone. >>> even the girl scouts are getting into cyber security. there are 18 badges they can earn starting neck we're. they teamed up with a firm to teach the girls how to protect themselves in the online world and find out about career opportunities in cyber security. currently women only make up 11% of the cyber security workforce. >> start them young. >> ahead at 5:00 a.m., the man calling himself, dirty santa i
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Aug 22, 2017 4:30am EDT
say was shipped to the u.s. from china. >>liilons of people watched in awe as the great american eclipse made its way across the country some the viter than for others. this video ofhe time lapse from the tennessee titans facility in nashville. you can see the darkness make its way across the field and this is a satellite view of the eclipm the national weather service. check out the dark shadow sweep across the country from above as the moon blocks the sun. >>> the nexthe united states happens in less than seven yeark your calendars for april 8th, 2024. the path of totality will first touch mexico then enter the u.s. over texas and move diagonal across western pennsylvania and towards maine before moving off over canada. philadelphiaological again experience a partial eclipse. >> 4:39t still to come on "action news" we're learning more about the gunman who is now deceased who ambushed and a. recool turns which i'll because of the length of his hair. david. >> we have some sun coming up and it's not going to be the kind that we enjoy because it is going to add to a very hot and h
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Sep 29, 2015 4:30am EDT
life. >> a typhoon that struck taiwan and mainland china killed two people and injured more than 300 others. 710,000 households do not have electricity. half of them do not have water, either. the storm caused bon jovi to cancel two concerts including tonight's scheduled performance. the group would have been the first american rock between play in taiwan in 20 years. >> all right, turning now to dave murphy. wondering about the rain that's coming our way, just how much are we going to get. >> we're going get a decent amount later tonight into early tomorrow morning and we have the remnants of a tropical storm coming up the coast that will get us later in the week. storm tracker6 live double scan shows us that we're dry for the morning commute. it's a bit cloudy and muggy out there. as you take a look outside we'll see if we can see evidence of that. sure enough there's a little bit of fog sweeping in over center city as we look south from our temple university sky6 camera and taking a look at the numbers, 69 degrees in philadelphia currently. your dewpoint up there at 66. you de
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Jan 1, 2015 4:30am EST
in china. stay on top of the weather situation by going to 6abc.com/weather. we'll be right back. turkey sausage. yep. get big taste with dunkin's turkey sausage flatbread. it's a delicious way to start your day. people of the coffee drinking world, dunkin' has a dark roast coffee that's deliciously roasted just right for a bold start and smooth finish that's never bitter. put down the dark roast you've been putting up with and reach for the one you deserve. china is dealing with a national tragedy in 2015. 35 people were killed in shanghai. a witness says the stampede was triggered by people scrambling to get coupons that looked like dollar bills. >>> bad weather has stalled the search and recovery efforts in the airasia i can't disaster. they have not recovered any more than the 7 bodies that were pulled from the rough waters of the java sea yesterday. search crews identified more piece pieces of plane in the water. sonar has picked up large pieces of the plane. crews have not picked up the black boxes yet. >>> jury selection starts for boston bombing suspect defense lawyers sa
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Jul 21, 2016 4:30am EDT
children's water bottles they sold for $20 they were manufactured in china and contain high levels of lead in the metal that is used on the its base. >>> the painted donkeys that you're seeing around town are part of a scavenger hunt. to play, all you have to do is download the scavify app. for more information go to 6abc.com g. >> developing this morning, if you have noticed less grumbling from your co-workers lately, a new study may complain -- explain why. that's next on "action news." >> new information this morning a judge just arraigned a man accused of love triangle murder in bucks county. thomas gould was sent to rail overnight. gould and his girlfriend zannatul naim shown as asha. police say she is considered a person of interest while gould is charged with the killing. >>> the great coffee caper of chester county and brewing for months. west chester police say this woman has been stealing bags of coffee from one wawa and driving to another wawa to return them for cash. they think she has hit the entire tri-state area and racked up $3,000. investigators believe she is a trave
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Sep 8, 2016 4:30am EDT
going on right now. the world's clean energy super power's either going to be germany, china, or us. and i'm going to make sure it's us. from 500 million solar panels installed by the end of my first term, to precision manufacturing. we'll beat the competition and create new high wage jobs. we can do this, millions of jobs right here in america. that's my plan. commodor barry bridge chester early on this thursday morning. there in delco it's looking better than it is in delaware in the first state where i-95 remains shut down. these are the northbound lanes, the camera position all traffic is being forced off exit 5, 141, basin road southbound. it's because of an overturned truck carrying blank pennies that flipped over at 2:00 a.m. it's a major mess on i-95 northbound in delaware. you want to stay as far away as you can. stay on route 2, route 4 and 7. exit northbound i-95 273. run that over to 13 to new castle and 13 up into the city of wilmington. this is i-95 in philadelphia. this is looking better. overnight construction on the northbound side has cleared out. everything is reopened
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Mar 23, 2017 4:30am EDT
opening a store a day in china. it has plans to go to the source of great coffee and opening stores in italy. >> talented singers from middle schools throughout philadelphia came together for a special show. >> the students entertained a packed house at george washington high school in somerton section. the musical tradition takes place every year. >> 4:53 a.m., a mrg county boy who -- a montgomery county boy who died trying to save his father is being honored for his heroism. >>> pennsylvania family finds a missing link seven decades after it was broken. the story is coming up next. another lost sock. ever wonder why they leave? the abuse. the mistreatment. the humiliation. it's time to treat them better. introducing tide pods plus downy. treat all your clothes better with tide pods plus downy. if it's gotta be clean, it's gotta be tide. corruption trial francis dougherty is going to testify. he teared $3 million contract to a company that would benefit the mayor's campaign donors. the mayor has not been charged, but expecting it is coming. he denies abuse of the office and running a
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Oct 21, 2015 4:30am EDT
. >>> pennsylvania based hershey will debut a new version of its kiss that has been popular in china. the company will sell the hershey kiss deluxe in the the united states beginning next movement the deluxe is twice the size of a regular kiss with a hazelnut center and rice krispies in the chocolate. >> looks very complicated. i like the simplicity of the original hershey's kiss. >> to each his own. >> a man is sentenced for charges he tried to chase down a flight he had missed at denver international airport. >> a one-time vice presidential candidate seems trod take the gavel in congress after all provided house meets his conditions. "action news" continues in a moment. blinds to go's 60th anniversary sale is back.plus 1! woo-hoo! right now buy one get one at half price throughout the entire store. blinds. shades. sunscreens. the entire store! hey, any excuse for a party. and big savings. blinds to go. blinds for life. party on, people. blinds to go's 60th anniversary sale is back.plus 1! celebrate when you buy one get one at half price off the entire store. blinds. shades. sunscre
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May 29, 2017 4:30am EDT
memorial day, stock treaded water on friday, markets in mainland china are closed for a public holiday today. >>> president john f.kennedy would have turned 100 today. a wreath laying ceremony will be performed today, a stamp will be commemorateed today. >>> an elderly woman has been writing the troops since world war ii. her story continues. what is this? it's like a little vanilla tastey thing. a vanilla bean? mmm. they chopped it up in little pieces. like this little dots. i found one! i found one! breyers natural vanilla. milk and fresh cream, and only sustainably farmed vanilla. very simple. mmm! breyers the good vanilla. it's simple. we're proud to use non-gmo sourced ingredients in some of america's favorite flavors. a vietnam veteran's family has closure. frederick cosby's remains are back on u.s. soil. his navy plane was shot down in northern vietnam in 1965 only recently were the lieutenant remains discovered. his daughter deborah is so grateful for the tireless effort to find him. >> a village helped in going through the mud and sifting through a huge fish pond full of clay
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Aug 21, 2015 4:30am EDT
received 100 calls since monday. >>> worries about china's stock market and economy has sent u.s. stocks tumbling. the dow is at the lowest level since october of last year. it dipped 350 points yesterday and futures are pointing to a lower open this morning. >>> from our new jersey newsroom unemployment in the garden state is at its lowest level since the recession started. the lowest it's been in new jersey since september of 2008. you may have a cinnabon cinnamon roll drizzled to you. focus brand is rolling out all its brands but only in select cities. the company partnered with post made a 24/7 delivery service to offer delivery in less than a an hour, it will be available in new york city, dallas, atlanta, and portland. >> i don't know what is in that icing -- extra icing. >> boy is it good. >> a pennsylvania college student who was hit by lightning is ready to move on. >> a gas explosion in the bronx. investigators think they know what caused it. (dad) you caught us daydreaming. about a couple of touring bikes? (dad) yeah... mounted on top of a new suv? (mom) uh huh... hook
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Aug 20, 2015 4:30am EDT
, there's a low inflation and slow down in china. stocks posted solid losses as investors got mixed signals from the fed. futures look like they are pointing to a mixed open later this morning. >>> talk about a high class problem, s had a issued a store credit mistakenly. they are asking anyone who cashed in on the mistake to return the merchandise. >>> a new gym opens in mount laurel, burlington county. that means jobs, managers are looking for personal trainers and lifeguards and other positions we put a link to apply at 6abc.com. >>> 4:48. still to come on "action news," montgomery county church prepare for any security issues when the pope pays a visit next month. >>> lotion goes on the skin or it gets the hose. >>> buffalo bill's home is up for sale. we'll take you to the home used for a famous thriller movie when "action news" comes right back. rntlez >> reporter: we're bidding farewell to our favorite construction crews, but they will be back tonight. all lanes are open i-95 northbound in the work zone they were blocking the right lane, they were working on the southbound sid
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Jan 18, 2016 4:30am EST
, the dow sank 300 points over china and fallen oil prices. >>> experts are saying do not panic, they say we are not heading for a recession, the american economy is expected to avoid serious damage, the job and housing markets remain strong and lower gas prices allow americans to spend more on cars and restaurants and shopping. glrntle -- apple's anticipated release of the apple watch is not going to be released until september. >>> what am i going to do all summer. >>> the mother of an nfl player sees her son for the first time ever. >>> democratic candidates square off before the iowa caucuses. more on that when "action news" continues. >> reporter: hey everyone, welcome back, you need to be careful on the roads after the dusting of snow that left puddles and slick stuff if they have refrozen. there's not widespread problems, but you want to be careful on the secondary roads. i-95 southbound at academy road. you can see the flurries that are blowing around because the winds are just so gusty out there. it's a nasty start to the day. warm up the car, scrape it off, we had an o
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Jul 31, 2015 4:30am EDT
pricking that's being the case for parts of the country. the iranian nuclear deal and china's slowing economy could lead to this drop. right now the national average is a gallon. >>> buzz wieshz has taken a hit overnight. budwiser bought up three craft breweries this year. >>> it was a mixed day on wall street yesterday and looks like it will be a mixed morning when the markets open in just a few hours. >>> tesla is offering a free car, but they say going to a lot of work. a person who gets 30 customers to buy them, but the 30 referrals have to be split in three sales regions that means ten people in north america and ten people in asia pacific and and europe. >> nobody is going to do this, that's not going to happen. >>> still to come on "action news," more than a dozen horses are up for adoption in burlington county. they were victims of neglect. >> new information coming out on planned parenthood's website being hacked. find out what the organization is saying about that when "action news" comes right back. use parental controls or the v-chip. learn how at thetvboss.org >> reporter
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Mar 28, 2017 4:30am EDT
china's southern airlines. the deal would represent just under 3 percent of the asian carrier's stock shares. a the deal could mean flight ceo sharing between the carriers as well as loyalty programs. it must pass regulatory approval. >>> uber resumed its self driving car program in two states following a weekend crash in arizona. there were no injuries in the crash. police in tempe say the driver for causing the c rmuch 1. this morning futures aker just errecland. it was originally unveiled as 2012. it's a furluxury suv. lamborghini also plans to in hyn which would be another first for the cm new on "action news" a bucks county man is seulting a woman while burglarizingt 5:00 a.m. >> three masked men break into resident with a rifle. and it does n them. that story is exin after the nee break. at longhorn, tonight's speciaono ribeye, and the juicy new york strip. or any steakhouse lunch combo. killed th --who brokbroken arro. police say thees and masks 's adult son through the back he get away driver a 21-year-oldolice hours later.ak-ins lately.long s friend surprised them with
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Feb 16, 2015 4:30am EST
infiltrated 100 banks in 30 countries including the u.s. russia, china, and the ukraine. they learned about the bank's operations and stealing money without raising any suspicions. >> this is new on "action news," employees of a california dress shop got an eye full. a man and woman who met on a trolley in san diego were caught doing a lot of stuff on the ground even though they were surrounded by people in a shopping mall. they kept their clothes on for the first 15 minutes and then she heard the man convince the woman to take their relationship to the next level. the police arrested the man the woman was given a citation. >> tonight is part two of a two-night bachelor event. the iowa farmer visitors the hometowns and families. final four ladies where candid conversations take place. one heart broken woman will be sent home. >> bringing her home to mom. >> 4:57. we're following breaking news, an explosion shakes more than half a dozen people out of their sleep into the brutal cold into a philadelphia neighborhood overnight. picking three things is easy. you... pick three. annnnnd...
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Apr 6, 2017 4:30am EDT
trying to reign in north korea after the ballistic missile test. trump said china has been stealing u.s. jobs. >>> joe biden and jill biden have made multiple book deals. the first is expected to explore how he continued to work at the white house while dealing with the loss of his son beau in 2015. >>> rescuers helped two boaters who were adrift two days off the south florida coast. he said they looked sunburned and weather. the u.s. coast guard towed their boat to a marina. officials say the men are okay. >>> authorities are in fresno, california are trying to identify the woman who claims to be a mermaid. she does have web tows -- toes on both feet. she gave the name of joe anna, but said she doesn't know how she ended up there, very strange. >> almost like splash. >> i asked does she look like darrell hannah. >>> the zip code could be the key to unlocking deals when car shopping. >>> usually it's a drag when you're stuck on a plane, but one airline turned it into a pizza party. that story when "action news" comes right back. at longhorn, tonight's special, steakhouse cuts. featuring
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