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Jan 12, 2016 4:00pm EST
, police want to hear from anyone that recognizes the suspects. >>> starbucks upping its bet on china even as that country's slow down hits stocks markets across the world. starbucks plan to open 500 stores there each year over the next five years. they already have 200 stores in china and their sales continue to grow even like foreign brands like yum and hershey struggle. here is how things ended up on wall street. the dow up 118 points and nasdaq up 48 and s&p up 14 points on the day. >>> china's richest man bought himself a hollywood studio. the dally ann group announced today he has bought legendry entertainment, the studio that produced blockbusters and jurassic world and inner stellar. they already own the amc theater chain, the largest movie theater group and produces movies there in china. >>> vice president joe biden opens up about the private friendship between his family and the obamas. from apple to amazon we'll find out which streaming advice is best when it comes to bing watching your favorite shows. "action news" at 4:30 continues. >> "action news" continues with the fe
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Nov 9, 2017 4:00pm EST
. >> all right thank you. >>> meanwhile, president trump is in china today touting what he calls the growing friendship between the two countries. the president is working to establish a more balanced trade relationship and urging china to do more about the threat posed by north korea. to do that he has largely set aside the blistering criticism he often directed at china and once accused the country of raping the u.s. economy and today he said this. >> i don't blame china -- [ applause ] >> after all who can blame a country for being able to take advantage of another country for the benefit of its citizens, i give china great credit. >> a stark reversal there and meanwhile the president heads to vietnam before wrapping up the trip in the philippines. >> and the closing numbers, three down arrows, the dow falls 101.5 and the dow off about 35 points and the s&p down 9.5-points on the day. >>> and work is underway on a recreation project in east mt. airy. officials broke ground on that project today and by the time it is wrapped up there will be another playground, another spray ground
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Oct 29, 2015 4:00pm EDT
quote speaker of the of representatives, he replaces john boehner who gave his farewell address before today's election. >>> china is getting rid of
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Aug 4, 2015 4:00pm EDT
into the river in china. >>> and high chairs are essential for parents with young children but how easy are they to clean. let me tell you, not very easy. consumer reports puts the top brands to the test. i'm caridee. i've had moderate to severe plaque psoriasis most of my life. but that hasn't stopped me from modeling. my doctor told me about stelara® it helps keep my skin clearer. with only 4 doses a year after 2 starter doses... ...stelara® helps me be in season. stelara® may lower your ability to fight infections and increase your risk of infections. some serious infections require hospitalization. before starting stelara® your doctor should test for tuberculosis. stelara® may increase your risk of cancer. always tell your doctor if you have any sign of infection, have had cancer, or if you develop any new skin growths. do not take stelara® if you are allergic to stelara® or any of its ingredients. alert your doctor of new or worsening problems including headaches, seizures, confusion and vision problems. these may be signs of a rare, potentially fatal brain condition. s
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Aug 24, 2015 4:00pm EDT
china's economy is falling dramatically and many u.s. companies and investors are worried how a slow down there could affect production and trade here. >> china number one devalued their currency last week which is a surprise move. number two it's the world's seconds largest economy. >> reporter: let's put this into perspective. the dow took a nose dive by 22.6. today the dow was only down 6.6 percent at its worst point. first inn this were a true black monday like 1987 the dow would have fallen 3700 points today, not a thousand. now let's show you the closing numbers today. 584.59 down on the dow, the nasdaq in the red by 180 points and s & p 577 points down. also keep in mind those stocks have gained 200 percent in the past six years. the plunge in the past few days has erase add mere 11 percent of those gains so worrisome, i know it looks scary when you look at the board but no reason to really panic. back to you guys. >> nydia, thank you. >>> we are also following breaking news right now in new york city. where a bus just slammed into a building. the fire department says sev
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Dec 9, 2015 4:00pm EST
others were rescued. >>> now they will build a car in china for the first time ever, general motorss will start selling the buick envision, the crossover suv was designed in the united states but built in china, gm cars are popular in china the the auto maker sells cars here than they do at home. but critics are blasting the move saying that cheaper chinese labor could lead to more jobs in the united states, a down day on the stocks today, the dow down 75 points and the nasdaq down 75 as well and the s&p 500 down nearly 16 points. >>> a popular soda from the 90s is making a limit the come back, pepsi is holding a contest tomorrow and friday through its app, the company will reward six-packs of crystal pepsi to 13,000 winners. the drichk debuted in 1992, and was pulled from the market two years later, and despite the short shelf life crystal pepsi has a loyal following. no word if it will lead to a permanent return. >> i remember it not being popular but everything old is new again. >> speaking of popular, star wars, guess what the wait is almost over, the force awakens hits theaters
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Jul 4, 2017 4:00pm EDT
incredible teamwork leads to a rescue in china. see how this man was pulled to safety in the nick of time. fios is not cable. and we believe everyone deserves faster internet. so with fios gigabit connection, you get amazing download speeds up to 940 megs 20 times faster than most people have. and it's just $79.99 a month online for the first year. switch to fios gigabit connection with tv and phone for $79.99 a month. plus hbo for one year and multi-room dvr service for two years. all with a 2-year agreement. and switching has never been easier. get out of your contract with up to a $500 credit to help cover your early termination fee. go to fiosgigabit.com. >>> world leaders are reacting to news that north korea launched yet another missile. they say it was an intercontinental missile and the launch was a success saying it could reach u.s. soil. here is the latest from washington. >> reporter: the united states is still assessing the launch and could mark a big step in north korea's efforts to strike the u.s. >> make marking a milestone, images showing north koreans clapping and cheerin
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Sep 29, 2015 4:00pm EDT
that he is not convinced that the new cyber agreement with china will end the threats against the u.s. he made the agreement with the president of china, to knowingly not support the cyber threats. and he says that analysts still sister to keep looking for suspicious behavior. >>> to a bit is of business news, a look at closing numbers, attempting to stabilize after a sharp selloff, the dow down 47 points and the nasdaq down 26 points and the s&p up 2 points today. keurig is getting into the soda business, today they unveiled the keurig cold machine, like its coffee the soda is made from flavoring pods that have special beads packed with carbonation, you only have to fill it with tap water, the cold costs $370. >> learned something today i have been saying it wrong. >> i call is keurig and you say keurig. maybe you were saying it wrong too. >> lets head to adam joseph and look at the rain in our area now. >> passing through parts of the area, one area lifting into the lehigh valley passing through philadelphia in the middle of the afternoon and some light showers with pockets of moder
ABC
Sep 17, 2015 4:00pm EDT
19th. get out of the past. get fios. >>> this was the frantic scene in china as 100 people mostly children were rescued from a burning building. firefighters rushed to get the chirp out. this is the proper video here out of china, firefighters rushed to get et kids out through windows and off the roof as a flower shop went up in flames, and the second floor housed a kindergarten, we are told there were several injuries but none were life-threatening. >>> from fumbles to interceptions mistakes are made on the football field but few are as obvious as this one. look at what a couple of landscapers did to a field in illinois. they thought they were spraying ferdalizer but they were using a potent weed killer the chemical killed two-thirds of the grass on the field rendering it useless, after this someone set up a go fund me account to pay for the repairs and over the past 24 hours they have raised $11,000 almost enough green to cover the $20,000 mistake. lets hope they keep that going. >> this beautiful picture of a brand new mama and her newborn son are going viral. more than 20,000
ABC
Jul 15, 2015 4:00pm EDT
dollar plan coming to life in china. >> and public shaming and parenting, how one dad let his girls know their shorts were too short. you won't want to miss this one. since 1961, pearle vision has provided the neighborhood with expert eye care. that was dr. stanley pearle's vision and we still proudly carry on his legacy. today, doctors like lisa hamilton perform eye exams that can help detect diabetes. because we care for you... and your eyes. this is genuine eye care in your neighborhood. this is pearle vision. >>> we are getting our first lock at disney's theme park being built in the heart of china, disney's shanghai is their fifth resort combining the magic of disney and chinese culture, everything in the park is in mandarin including the songs on the rides it's slated to open next spring and disney is the parent company of 6 abc. >>> some of the world's top athletes will rub elbows with the elite tonight, at the espy awards. tonight caitlyn jenner will accept the arthur ash award. she came out as a transgener woman earlier this year. >> great show, always is. >>> still to come
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Oct 6, 2017 4:00pm EDT
highlighting the heroism. "heartbreak and heros" airs tonight on 6abc. >> in china town community leaders gather together to break ground on a $75 million project. once the community center is built it will offer something for everyone. vernon odom joins us now. this is something the neighborhood is very excited about. >> reporter: indeed, alicia. for more than 20 years now, community leaders have been hoping, wishing and praying trying to get the project going. now there are shovels in the ground and a projected completion date. a traditional line dance shows just how big a day this was in chinatown. a vip ceremony to officially stage the groundbreaking at the 10th and vine location where the community center will begin to rise. the project will cost $75 million. for more than 20 years china town's leaders have been planning and hoping they can get this concept off the ground, at last. >> this project alone generates $23 million a year in economic development, 900 jobs from this development. it just means more people will be coming and living in chinatown. we're diverse, we're going to b
ABC
Oct 11, 2017 4:00pm EDT
own risk. these people are about 3800 feet up in the air on a glass sky walk in china. to be provocative the people behind attraction came up with a high tech way to make the poor tourists think that the glass is cracking -- >> yes thark would be my reaction for sure. thanks to almost dc screens they think the glass is shattering and put a layer of broken glass beneath the real glass that is not breaking and for wherever anyone walks on it feel the crunch and the cracks start to appear. some people freak out and others just walk on by either not noticing or not caring. if you are curious where this mean prank is happening it's in the east mountains of china. they think it's funny but guys you are all the way up here. >> someone will have a heart attack. >> i did watching that poor guy. >> meantime the kids are stomping on it. >> alicia thank you. >>> lets get a check of the roads right now. matt is here with the update for us. >> we like to take the glass half full approach than is tough today in delaware, i got off the phone with our friends at del/dot and they had a challen
ABC
Nov 28, 2017 4:00pm EST
to be a number over 4$4 4 trillion dollars. if you look at china and so many other countries, many other countries, china is at 15%. they're lower than us a level either lower or right in the ballpark so that we could compete much better with our companies, our great great companies and that means jobs that means lots of other things. i'm very happy to see that the consumer confidence level is just about the highest it's ever been. in fact i don't want to make any mistakes in front of the press but you'll get me on it but to my knowledge, it's the highest it's ever been. have confidence in the people leading their country. and i will say that i think it's going to go better and better and i do believe that this vote on taxes which are really tax cuts and reform is going to be very, very important. so we had a good day today. we had a phenomenal meeting with the republican senators. we had, very special that meeting. i wish you could be inside that room. it was very special. the camaraderie. it was somewhat of a lovefest. they want to see it happen. not only for the republican party
ABC
Oct 20, 2015 4:00pm EDT
company that owns kfc, pizza hut and taco bell is spinning off its operations in china. yum brands announced they will trade at two separate companies, yum brands and yum china, they will work on a franchise agreement and run mostly by a chinese leader team. yum was once involved in moving businesses to china but scandals in food quality has hurt the company in recent years. taking a look at closing numbers on wall street, the dow is down 13 points plus, the nasdaq and s&p also down and the dow snapping a three day gain. >>> amazon plans to hire 100,000 people for the holidays thark is a 25% jump from last year. the company says that most of the jobs are in fulfillment and sorting facilities. analysts say that holiday hiring plans to stay flat this year overall and amazon is a sign that more and more people are stay ago way from brick and mortar retail and doing their shopping online. >> adam joseph back now with the details on what to expect. >> the warmth is back and the sunshine is sticking around and around for the next couple of days, looking at double scan live radar and look
ABC
Mar 2, 2016 4:00pm EST
want to break the bank to get one, we put mass threat -- and it's a scary surreal video from china of a toddler falling out of the back of a minivan and we'll tell you how this happened and how the little guy is doing today. ♪ trading-in or selling your car, truck or suv? webuyanycar.com takes the hassle out of selling in just 3 easy steps. one, get your free online valuation. two, drive to your local car buying center. and three, walk out with your check in as little as 30 minutes ! so don't wait...get your free online valuation now at webuyanycar.com. ♪find out how much your car is worth at webuyanycar.com♪ >>> from our delaware newsroom one man is dead after speeding away from police in newcastle county this morning. the police said he ended up crashing on coleman street in newport, he was speeding and didn't have his headlights on and they originally tried to pull him over because the car he was driving was reported stolen. >>> pennsylvania senate candidate john featherman campaigned in center city. they caught up with him at the down home diner. he is running against kat
ABC
May 22, 2015 4:00pm EDT
with offering u.s. secrets to china for his own benefit. xiaoxing xi stepped down as chair of the the first sits department following his area left. prosecutors say he planned to share highly classified technical data with kline in. in return he allegedly sought prestigious appointments in his home country. wendy saltzman will break down the charges in a live report at 94:30 today. >> from our delaware news room hazmat crews are working at a home in new castle where three people went to the hospital at three different times this week. a 79-year-old woman went to christiana hospital on tuesday where she decide died a short time later. well then the next day a 79-year-old man and a 58-year-old man both went to the hospital at separate times from the very same house. they're both in critical condition. crews from several state agencies took samples today to try to find out if something made them sick and if anyone else is in danger. >> a firefighter was rushed to the hospital after he was injured battling a fire in camden. the two alarmer erupted in the former raffle's plumbing busin
ABC
Aug 11, 2014 4:00pm EDT
know the great wall of china wasn't always so great? hmmm...what should we do? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >> the iraqi government nominate add new prime minister and it could lead to more political chaos. the current employment, nouri al-maliki, has no plans to give up power and plans to serve a third term. and the u.s. air strikes continue in iraq. and attacking the city of erbil where the american soldiers live. there are also reports that the u.s. is giving weapons to the kurds to help them fight off the islamic militants. >>> the latest cease-fire with israel and hamas holding so far. trucks carrying aide are driving through gaza and people are cleaning up the wreckage. and they are holding meetings and egyptian officials are shuttling back and forth. more that 1900 have died in the region. >>> three people rescued after stranded at sea during a hurricane at hawaii. a chisa to c thstesls si>>>ness,g ight f sweek. an rtlesasdaq >>j$5ion,porsitries to become a bigger player. and it put the company's total value about $850 million.
ABC
Dec 26, 2014 4:00pm EST
family is mostly in china and they're still working on his arrangements. susan sol knee will have more on the services and new threats against the nypd coming up at 4:30. >> time for a check of the accuweather forecast. >> and a lovely sunny day out there. let's go outside to meteorologist melissa magee. great day after christmas. >> yeah, really nicer line. it doesn't feel like we're at the end of the month of december. hopefully you had a nice holiday. today we're looking pretty good as well. this afternoon temperatures are still in the lower 50's, upper 40's. philadelphia right now 49 degrees. 47 in reading, allentown also in the uner 40's. look at the poconos right now, 42. along the coast from beach haven down to sea isle city temperatures are also in the upper 40's. satellite 6 along with action radar shows you not a whole lot to track today. that is good news if perhaps you're heading out later this afternoon. we have high pressure in control so with in high overhead much of the delaware and lehigh valleys we've got a mostly sunny sky overhead turning clear for the rest of
ABC
Dec 1, 2014 4:00pm EST
escape in china as part of a road opened up before their eyes. it'll come from my kitchen. the biggest surprise this season won't come from an upset, try our new philly cheesesteak pizza. a large for $12. add a red kettle cookie for $6 and a portion of the proceeds go to the salvation army. better ingredients. better pizza papa john's. hello, again. 4:30. we begin with an important warning. so many parents are putting their infants at risk when they put them tobed. >>> a videographer that was ripping off those getting married. >>> $100,000 turned up in the background of a children's blockbuster. >> we start with breaking news involving bill cosby. the philadelphia native announced he is resigning from the board of trustees. he said i have been proud of any association with temple university. i wanted to do what is in the best interests of university and its students. as a result, i have tendered my resignation. in their own statement they accepted his resignation and thanked dr. cosby for his service to the university. >>> the police have booked a pair of book bandits. this is inside o
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Jul 5, 2017 4:00pm EDT
korean peninsula. president trump so far blaming china for not restraining north korea. tweeting so much china working with us. meanwhile kim jong un taunts america saying this was a package of gifts on independence day and a final step of creating a powerful and nuclear state that could strike anywhere on earth. >> for now north korea is vowing no negotiations and according to a top american commander in south korea, the only thing keeping the u.s. from going to war with north korea right now is self restraint. >>> meanwhile, president trump is on his way to poland before going to journey for the g-20 summit. on friday all eyes are on president trump as he faces a high-profile diplomatic test. sitting down with russian president, vladimir putin for the first time they attend the g-20 in germany. >>> time now for the "action news" traffic report. matt pellman is in the traffic center and a lot of folks back from work. how are we looking out there? >> hopefully staying down the whole weeks that would be nice for them. we saw the area roadways and additional complications and right now on
ABC
Sep 13, 2016 4:00pm EDT
go just to the south of taiwan and curve towards china. but the deep eye and the strongest storm of 2016 now aiming towards china and southern taiwan. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast a humid start locally here and a hot drier afternoon, 91 degrees. much cooler and comfy on thursday, 79, and beautiful friday and also mimicking that same number and partly sunny and warm it up to 83 on saturday. muggy on sunday and unsettled with scattered showers and downpours throughout the day but not a washout on sunday. and then it's dry again monday, 84 degrees and 9 degrees above normal. back to 86 degrees we are getting little slivers or more -- as we go into the beginning of fall. >>> next on "action news" four major companies stand accused of illegal tracking children online. this are vowing to make changes but this is alarming news for parents. find out how to protect your family next. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. which means we can fix things differently. thanks for calling fios, this is ryan. you can't tell me this cord isn't in, i know it's in, it's in but it's
ABC
Jun 6, 2017 4:00pm EDT
decision and calling it a teachable moment. >>> and a driver in china learns a hard lesson about roadway manners, what he did to this tow truck seconds before being -- in gravel. i just saved a bunch of money on my car insurhuh. with geico. i should take a closer look at geico... geico can help with way more than car insurance. boats, homes, motorcycles... even umbrella coverage. this guy's gonna wish he brought his umbrella. fire at will! how'd you know the guy's name is will? yeah? it's an expression, ya know? fire at will? you never heard of that? oh, there goes will! bye, will! that's not his name! take a closer look at geico. great savings. and a whole lot more. >>> augusta city hall in maine is back open after a disturbing incident forced the entire building to close for several days. a man unhappy with the pest control in public housing walked into city hall and dumped a plastic cup filled with bed bugs on to the counter. workers immediately started scooping them up but with more han 100 on the loose there it was impossible to get all of them. pest control spent days fumig
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Oct 29, 2015 4:00pm EDT
controversial policies in the world and today it officially goes away. we'll take you to china to see this one. and the "wheel of fortune" team is still touring around town for a week of shows featuring philadelphia, we sit down with pat sajak and vanna white as they talk philly. for district attorney in montgomery county... kevin steele, first assistant d.a. with a 98% conviction rate and tough sentences for sexual predators. or bruce castor, a former d.a. who refused to prosecute bill cosby. castor said, "we don't charge people for making a mistake or doing something foolish." many more victims came forward, and castor admitted he could have used their testimony against cosby but castor didn't even try. bruce castor was not looking out for the victims. >>> paul ryan is officially the new speaker of the of representatives, he replaces john boehner who gave his farewell address before today's election. >>> china is getting rid of their controversial one child policy, now they can have two children, this is in response to an age can population and beijing warned it could be home to 4 million pe
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Aug 8, 2017 4:00pm EDT
awards her one dollar to make an example out of muller. >> a strong earthquake that rocked china this morning has killed at least five people and injured dozens more. video showed chandeliers swinging as people dove for cover under tables. the magnitude 6.5 quake struck near a national park in the south western part of china. the five people killed were all tourists. emergency responders are still surveying the extent of the damage. >> now here's a look at today's closing numbers from wall street. the day ending on a down note for all of the indexes today after having many gains during the day. the dow actually snapping a 10-day winning streak. the dow down more than 30 points, the nasdaq down more than 13, the s & p 500 down nearly six. this following a stark and sharp message from president trump today in regards to north korea. >> recently dined at the wendy's restaurant in ridley park and you ordered a soda you might want to check your receipt. a software glitch caused the cash registers to add a beverage tax to customer's bills. here's one making the rounds on social media and if
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Dec 7, 2015 4:00pm EST
changes in china when "action news" at 4:00 and continues. >> ♪ plus 1,000 dollars holiday bonus cash on 2015 focus and 2016 fusion and escape. it's the best gift ever. now during the ford holiday sales event get 0% financing for 60 months plus 1,000 dollars holiday bonus cash on select vehicles. see your local ford dealer. it's the holidays. which means a house full of people -- who all want to get online. so it's the perfect time for verizon fios. it has the fastest internet and wifi available. with speeds from 50 to 500 megs. and right now, you'll get 50 meg fios internet, tv and phone for 79.99 a month online for your first year. and with a 2 year agreement, we'll give you all the premium movie channels for a year. plus, 400 dollars back. so go online or call now. get out of the past. get fios. >> ♪ >> today illinois prosecutors released dashcam video of a different incident involving a white chicago police officer shooting and killing a young black man. the state's attorney says she will not be charging the officer who fired at 25-year-old ronald johnson back in 2014. johnson's
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Jan 5, 2017 4:00pm EST
basket to haul her to safety. >>> the first freight train linking china and the united kingdom has begun its journey. holding containers including daily necessities bags and suitcases, the train will arrive in london after traveling through russian, poland and france after a 18 day journey. part of the china's president's vision. >>> in health check at 4:00 many people have resolved to be more fit in 2017. but you can be fit in different ways. but the fitness that does the most for your health is aerobic fitness it boosts weight loss and ramps up immune system to keep high blood pressure and diabetes at bay. so aim for those types of activity this year that helps to raise your heart rate and of course keep it up. >>> the biggest waves of the consumer electronic show in las vegas. this is the first wearable smart breast pump and getting the attention of a lot of mommed out there. the company introduce the the willow think a discrete breast pump monitored by a smart phone app. it pumps quiet from a woman's bra and keeps time and monitors the ounces being collected but it's expensive
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Aug 13, 2015 4:00pm EDT
seeing more incredible images from china after the incredible blast from tianjin. at least 12 firefighter are dead and hundreds of others are hurt. marcy gonzales is live. >> reporter: the blast was so big it could be seen from space and now china's president is promising a thorough and transparent investigation into yesterday's disaster. today hundreds of people hospitalized recovering after these massive explosions. one blast after another, in the chinese city of tinjin. dozens of people killed including firefighters that were called to the scene a half hour earlier for a fire in a warehouse storing hazardous material. they and everyone nearby caught off guard, the force of the flames ripping through neighboring homes where migrant workers were asleep. >> look at this absolutely destroyed. >> oh, my god. these are people's homes, this is where they live. devastating damage throughout the major port city, even a mile away, windows left shattered. oh, my god. >> the blast so strong they registered on the richter scale and could be felt and seen for miles. >> we are getting a shock wave th
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Jan 11, 2017 4:00pm EST
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Nov 15, 2017 4:00pm EST
china make an apology, here what they say about the shoplifting allegations. and our annual food drive is underway sara bloomquist is with the volunteers ready to take your donations for philabundance. >> join us here as we help our neighbors in need all donations benefit philabundance, the region's largest hunger relief organization. the number, 1-877-940-6222. or log on to 6abc.com. we'll be right back. how's it going down there? that's good. lica misses you. i'm over it though. (laughter) that's fine. i miss her more than you anyway. ♪ ♪ hey, my window is closing. yeah that's okay. alright miles. i love you. (phone hangs up) ♪ ♪ yeah i love you too. ♪ ♪ >>> as you just saw here president trump spoke at the white house wrapping up his marathon tour of asia. he said the world saw a proud calm and confident american and his key goal was to focus on fair and reciprocal trade and that the united states will stand up to north korea. >> i spoke the truth about the evil crimes of the north korean regime and made clear we will not allow this twisted dictatorship to hold the
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Apr 27, 2016 4:00pm EDT
now, the brain of china. the professional wrestle r is donating her brain to science. he was the first to document cte in football players, cte can cause memory loss and rage and anxiety. china's manager says she was dependant on sleeping pills and anxiety medications in the weeks leading to her death. the cause of her death is still under investigation. >>> big talkers now, it's a viral video that is hard to watch. hard to wrap your head around but so incredibly powerful. it's hashtag more than mean. real guys are asked to read aloud mean tweets september to female sports reporters and they do so to their faces. the women julie and carol read the hateful horrible tweets before. the men reading them aloud have not. emotions run high on both ends, and find themselves apologizing for words they did not write. >> i hope your boyfriend beats you -- i'm sorry. >> why bring up your own rape in this story, is it your way of firing back at critics that said you can't get any -- i'm sorry. >> the guys just keep apologizing, we should mention that some of the tweets, most of them are so vu
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Mar 9, 2016 4:00pm EST
internet. a man in southeastern china helping a struggling elderly woman across the street but his chivalry did not stop there. as he helps her the light starts to change afraid they won't make it in time. he scoops her up into his arms and physically carries her the rest of way. and stays with her getting her back on her two feet making sure she regains her balance there. this went viral after the people's daily posted it to their facebook page in china. so far thousands of people across the world praise his kindness. it starts with him helping her across the street and when it feels like it's not safe anymore he makes sure she gets to the other side. >> people share the video but share the sentiment. lets get another check of the roads right now. matt pellman with the update. >> such a beautiful afternoon and people want to be out and about and that means more accidents with more people on the roadways. we had one to end yesterday at 202 northbound that gave us huge delays and now another one on 202 northbound in king of prussia, these are the northbound lanes at henderson road.
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Aug 24, 2017 4:00pm EDT
china. buried beneath were life size statues constructed 200,000 years ago that guarded china's emperor. it runs through march 4th. >>> summer is over for one bucks county school. with more classmates than ever before. students and staff were ready to go in bensalem this morning. the first time they are offering grades k to 12 as more grades were added in the next few years, next june they will graduate the first senior class. how about that? bucks county students have plenty of school supplies when they hit the books this fall. they stuffed over 2000 backpacks with pencils, and markers and scissors and tapes. they say that 16% of kids in bucks county struggle to have basic school supplies. >>> coming up certain items you should never pay full price for. we'll rundown the best secondhand buys. and a downside to not getting enough sleep. what scientists discovered between dementia and sleeping. >>> "action news" continues. >> 4:30 and "action news" continues now with the update on the frank rizzo statue, what is the city of philadelphia is asking residents to do before it make a
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Nov 8, 2017 4:00pm EST
sent the tweet from china today. karen travers is traveling with the president and is in beijing. >> a red carpet welcome for president trump in china. this stop could be the most critical of the asia tour. president trump faces complex challenges on trade and north korea's nuclear program but first it was time for socializing. president chiand his wife playing tour guide. treating them to a tradition it'sal chinese opera and dinner and president trump says that he and the pretty have an excellent relationship. earlier today in seoul president trump speaking before the south korean legislature but speaking directly to kim jong un he said do not under estimate or try the united states. >> the weapons are you requiring are not making you safer, they are putting your regime in grave danger. every step you take down this dark path increases the peril you face. >> the president saying there is a path to a better future. but kim jong un must do three things, end the aggression and stop the svelte of ballistic missile and a total verifiable denuclearization. and he says this weeks that
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Mar 8, 2017 4:00pm EST
are not deal weighing rational person. >> china has proposed that north korea suspend nuclear activities for the u.s. stopping joint military exercises. >>> and isis is claiming an attack on an afghani military hospital. they stormed the building killing at least 30 people and after at tack there were clashes with security forces that lasted for hours. >>> all right now to a look at closing numbers on wall street and a fifth straight day for a negative side for the dow-off 69 points to close and s&p down 5.5 points on the day. >>> chris christie wants exoffenders to get another chance. they deserve more job opportunities because they paid their debt to society. he spoke at an employment summit at thomas edison university. >>> a decorated piece of history is getting a modern update, high energy efficiency technology is installed on the uss new jersey, a contractor is changing old lighting fixtures to swap to led bulbs and that should save $200,000 a year in energy bills and a grant from the clean energy program is making all this have possible. >>> hundreds of high school senio
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Jun 2, 2015 4:00pm EDT
rescued at least three people in an overturned ship in china as the search for survivorers continue there was at least 450 on the ship that capsized on the river today after it was caught in a cyclone most of those on board were senior citizens a man tapping on the hull confirmed he heard cries for help inside. the captain and engineer are among the handful of survivors they are both now in police custody. >>> the man in boston says -- was being radicalized by isis, members of the task force says they identified themselves and said he wants to talk to them and then he pulled a military style knife and refused to put it down and lunged at a city police officer and an fbi agent, they shot him and he died at the hospital, investigator says that the man was under servers for two years. >>> now google is taking heat for the lack of diversity one year after promising to address the issue they took the step of publically disclosing their gender and racial gap and now they are stepping up their efforts to be more diverse, sex out of ten employees are men and 60% are white and 31% are asian.
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Nov 8, 2016 4:00pm EST
and visited 37 states. seeing voters the payoff. >> i spent time in china where there is totally apathy, it's exciting to be here and be part of the process. >> there are more people online right now than voted in the entire previous election which was a primary. >> if can't shattered the symbolic glass ceiling. >> you'll have three of the major countries led by women, english, germany and the united states. >> they can look at the granddaughters and say you can be president too. >> reporter: so 19 months after announcing her candidacy, the biggest results show ever in politics will be right here on the stage behind me. i'm monica malpass we'll bring it live throughout the evening, live from the javits center in new york. >> and your colleague and mine, rick williams is nearby where monica is also at new york city at the gop headquarters, a big night there too rick -- >> reporter: that is right brian. we are just a few blocks away from monica in midtown han matt and this is where donald trump's watch party will take place in the hotel ballroom a few blocks from trump tower where
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Apr 12, 2017 4:00pm EDT
knife to the woman's nave as he demanded cash from the cultural bank from china and then he walked over and offered himself as the hostage in exchange for the woman's safe release. a security guard rushed in and pinned the suspect to the ground until police arrived on the scene. >>> topping health check at 4:00, americans spent more on cosmetic procedures last year than ever before. a total of $16 billion went to plastic surgery and minimally invasive treatments. the group says that breast implants were among the most popular followed by liposuction and nose jobs on average americans spend $385 per botox appointment and double that for a chemical peel. >>> and it's a debate over two inat mate objects in an entire city. he says that the city is violating his rights in the creation by forcing it to face off with the more recently installed fearless girl statue, the girl that was designed as a symbol of gender equality changes the meaning of his work into something negative. >> freedom in the world and the peace, strength, and power, and love. >> he says he spent his life savings crea
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Mar 19, 2015 4:00pm EDT
of affection a 20-year-old man in china says he was so sick of the bickering between his girlfriend and ex-girlfriend. it ended in a muddy sticky situation both women threw themselves into the river to see who he would save woo jumped in and saved his current girlfriend what about the ex? he called hi brother and called him and told him to go to the river and rescue her, the brother didn't go just called the fire brigade and they got her out and the ex knows where she stands and ruth bader ginsburg you can see she is not much for selfies, but smile or not, the truth is the internet is all about room, in fact there is a tumbler feed, called notorious rbg, they even made t-shirts so all the rbg t-shirts can represent. she has her own bobble head doll and, she also stars in her own comic book series the internet can't get enough and if only she can start working on the selfies. you can hold yourselfyy in contempt. >> love her. >>> lets get a check of the roads. autumn marisa is at the traffic center with and update for us. we are dealing with a lot of volume, these are the northbound l
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Dec 27, 2016 4:00pm EST
at 4:00 today twin baby pandas are being shown off for the first time in southern china. the cubs are just two months off now, their mom delivered them in object and they just made their public debut today. the park is now collecting ideas for what to name the little cubs. >> aren't they sweet. >> i love it. >> for melissa magee, melissa magee, sharrie williams, and adam joseph, join us tonight and every night for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00 on phl 17. >>> "action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. >>> new video shows the moments after a chaotic crash in philadelphia's long crest section and an out of control tractor trailer hit an suv, gas station and utility pole narrowly missing a dozen gas pumps. the outcome could have been even worse. >> tuesday night and rick is off and brian taff joins us, the big story is the path of destruction left behind in the early morning crash. >> it happened at oxford avenue and levitt treat. chad pradelli has more on the investigation now. >> repo
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Dec 10, 2014 4:00pm EST
>>> topping health check at 4:00, men signed up for a maternity hospital experiment in china therks were hooked up to a special machine that gives electrical shocks that simulates labor pains, they call it an empathy enforcer. >> this is just for a moment, but women do this for many hours, that in itself should give men a great sensation of how powerful his wife is. >> i need to call my mother. only half of the 300 men that registered actually went through with it. >>> here at the big board now, the big talkers, beginning with the big question. is this ocean county too pretty for the port authority of new york and new jersey, that is the essence of the lawsuit filed by amanda holly, she says her former bosses continually harassed her about her looks calling her an american girl doll and one superior told holly he would make sure she looked pretty for her family when she died in the line of dutdy and that she was singled out to do squats in front of everybody. and was called angelina jolie when her lip was swollen. the port authority has yet to comment on the allegations, but we can see w
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Sep 21, 2017 4:00pm EDT
international support and china says they are also on board. >> i must tell you that this is a complete denukization that we seek. we cannot have this as a world body any longer. >> south korean president moon today praised president trump for his strong words against the north during his speech at his speech at the u.n. assembly this week and comes as members conducted a live drill near the border and not a response to latest tensions but a lot of eyes on these today. >>> lawmakers in washington are grappling with the latest efforts to repeal obama care and a fight that finds senator pat toomey in a critical spot. one of a handful of republicans undecided on the so-called graham cassidy plan and he stopped by 6 abc and i asked him to respond to critics that the bill would force millions to lose insurance and risk protections for those with preexisting condition s. >> there are those that have an agenda. those are numbers based on numbers. >> those numbers are ridiculous, i hope we take a step forward but if that legislation is that, we are still wrestling with it. they will vote on the
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May 17, 2016 4:00pm EDT
a mess. repeat. such is the scene in china as this zookeeper fights the good fight to clean up leaves. these two silly and naughty panda cubs are set from keeping her from getting it done. and they are quite the team here, one attacks and that basket doesn't stand a chance. they climb in and roll around and think it's hilarious. this was not her best day on the job but she prevailed. she walked away victorious with the basket. it beats putting the laundry away. >> i feel your pain. >> thanks alicia. >>> lets get a check of the roads right now. matt it standing by. >> to say the traffic is a bear, is being jebrous. this is the schuylkill expressway, a little bit of progress. here on the eastbound side past girard the right lane is getting by this earlier overturned truck. a part of the trailer is on its side at the overpass and they have uprighted the cab and towed it away. but the eastbound backlogs are terrible. an hour to get east from the blue route to the vine, this is the scene by belmont where people are bail ougt trying to get away and all routes around the schuylkill ar
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Aug 29, 2014 4:00pm EDT
. the latest beach accessory keeps the sun totally off your face. a huge trend in china and the fashion world apparently on board. putting out this spread called masking in the sun. pairing couture clothing with it. and clearly a steal just under $18 and as you see they come in a variety of different colors. >>> and finally, for any parent who remembers seeing their baby for the very first time in an ult ultrasound. you wonder, are they ok? this little guy said yep, thumbs up. and the boy dubbed fetus fonzie, and he is not the only guy in there. that is baby a. and there is his twin on board. we assume he is speaking for the whole team. doing great, love the accommodations. >> is that real? >> isn't that funny? he is smiling, too. >> thank you. >>> and let's get a check on the roads right now. >> and matt pellman in the traffic center with an update. >> the team on the roads doing more like thumbs down heading into the holiday weekend. grab your facekini and head down the shore. we are going riding on 42 southbound. and also the walt whitman bridge nice and slow, speeds in the 20s. the
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Apr 7, 2016 4:00pm EDT
trump's daughter, iv ivanka is recalling 20,000 scarves, they are made in china and they don't meet federal flammability standards. consumers should immediately stop using the rayon scarves that come in two different styles and return them for a full refund. >>> now here is a look at the closing numbers. the arrows are down in red. the dow closing down 174 points and the nasdaq down 72 and the s&p down 24.75. >>> and some honda owners were double charged this month. they had their monthly payments deducted twice from their bank accounts. honda blamed a billing error. honda promised to cover any bank overdraft fees and everyone should start receiving refunds today. >>> some kids that could use an emotional lift got one today, courtesy of america's past time. the philly fanatic paid tribute to the kids here at dupont hospital in wilmington. the kids that are undergoing treatment at the hospital got to eat phillies themed food. the phillies home openering is on monday. baseball is back. >> no question. it's time for a check of the accuweather forecast. not a lot to smile about in this
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Aug 3, 2016 4:00pm EDT
china. >>> and charlie dent made headlined today when he said he would not vote for donald trump but he is also not voting for hillary clinton. we'll have aly report at 4:30. >>> we know that michael phelps will carry the u.s. flag at the u.s. ceremony for the summer games in rio but as more athletes and journalist as arrive they are showing us more problems at the olympic village, one reporter described his shower as a hole in the wall where water comes out. >> a basketball player tweeted this photo of himself making his own shower curtain so he can shower without flooding the place. >>> some children went on a journey around the world and never even left fairmount park. ♪ ♪ the 2016 young people's concert series held a performance at the mann center today. the dance voyage teaches children about various cultures and fet youred chinese lion dancers and ensembles. this as they celebrate outdoor performances. >> outdoors is the place to be. a spectacular day as promised. >> i rode with the windows down today. cecily it's just beautiful. >> i came inside and took my time becaus
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Jul 26, 2017 4:00pm EDT
acceptance letters more exciting but few are quite as unique as this. a school in china used a drone to deliver the good news to this student. the letter was hanging from the string and the delivery man was standing by with a big bouquet of flowers. >> i love that. good news in the sky. >> if it's a thin, small envelope that is bad news -- >> bad news, yes. in 20 years probably all mail will come that wayment an email straight to your brain. >> great day to fly a drone in our area. >> lets talk about baseball. a great night for a baseball game and phillies taking on the astros, first pitch 7:05, and the weather will cooperate. partly cloudy skies and comfortably cool at 7:00, 76 degrees and by 10:00, dropping down to 72. should be dry and low humidity and enjoy the evening, we can't keep this weather much longer. temperature-wise slightly warmer than yesterday. yesterday's high is 79 and made it up to 81 so far and allentown 78 and cape may 75 and reading 78 degrees, this summer so far is just slightly above normal as far as number of 90 degree days, to date the 30-year average is 18
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Apr 24, 2015 4:00pm EDT
thing in china. with people booking dancers to entertain mourners. coming up in big talkers we'll tell you why the government is now trying to shut it all down. . >> children in deptford will have access to nationally renowned healthcare. today was the groundbreaking of nemours systems health systems new pediatric carey care center. the deptford facility is expected to be the cornerstone of the health system's vision for helping south jersey children grow up healthy. >> phillies third baseman cody asche revealed a more fashionable side today. he and his wife angie unveiled this t-shirt this afternoon called together we fight. the husband and wife team designed the shirts. ashy will be signing the t-shirts tomorrow. it's part of the phillies effort to fight als for which there is no known cause nor cure. >> awesome pair. >> absolutely. >>> still ahead this afternoon from free tote bags and bus rides to free pretzels it's the last freebie friday of the month jam packed with free stuff. >> plus philadelphia police say this man wasn't out for a stroll last week, he was walking away fr
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Jan 25, 2017 4:00pm EST
committee. there are methods with securing the board without building great wall of china. >> but at the white house sounds literal. to build a large physical barrie southern border. >> mr. spicer says that would impact the flow of drugs, crime and illegaligration and spokesperso maintains it will be paid for by mexico. the folks here at the retreat are expected her teresa may, the prime minister kingdom. andn manning formerly of the national football league. john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> john thank you.just to get back to whatntned whether y planned on y expect delaysl be parking and walk resn center beginning at 6:00 intoect alsofying its scheduled to take a closer look at this map and get more details, find it website at >>> now, tohis breaking a look at closingmb nuand after weeks of calls and flirting with the number the dow jones industrial average passed 20,000 for the first time and opened fors first time at 20,000 and closing above 120,000 for the first time. a bullish marquette -- across the board. since the election. t's up moran 1600 points since november>> a
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Aug 21, 2015 4:00pm EDT
depends heavily on demand from china fell more than 4 percent today. >>> time now for the accuweather forecast. >> it is friday. so let's do it and we head outside to meteorologist cecily tynan who is in for adam joseph. happy friday. >> hi rick and sharrie. what a gorgeous friday it is. the cold front that brought us flooding rains last note swept out the oppressive humidity and cooled us down a little bit. 87 degrees currently in philadelphia. in allentown 83. reading 82. wilmington 86. trenton 85. and cape may very comfortable with a current temperature of 81 degrees. big difference with the humidity, though. this time yesterday we had dewpoints across most of our area in the mid 70's. that was ultra humid. now the dewpoints are dropping down into the 50's. when you get dewpoints below 60 degrees that's very comfortable with winds out of the northwest our humidity level will continue to drop as we head through the afternoon and the early evening hours. now, satellite6 along with action radar together showing that cold front that brought us flooding rains last night has
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Jan 8, 2016 4:00pm EST
a time when china's economy has sent global stock markets into a tail spin. most economistings say u.s. consumer spending. take a look at the closing numbers. china still very much rattling this country and wall street in particular the dow off 167 points today, the nasdaq down 46 points, the s & p also off. by the way the dow setting its worst week start to the year -- weak starter to the year since 2011 so very bad start to the year on wall street. >> campbell's soup company says it will label all of its american products to show which ingredients can come from genetically modified organisms. the move makes campbell the first major food company to respond to the growing calls for more transparency about gmo's. the camden based company also says it supports a federal law that would create a single mandatory labeling system for all foods containing gmo's but many other major food companies including pepsi and kellogg have publically opposed that idea. >> all right. it is friday. you made it. almost to the weekend. so, what's the weekend going to look like? >> adam's ready for the w
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