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May 4, 2012 12:00pm PDT
in public since 2009 when he was diagnosed with cancer. he was 47 years old. today china and the united states made a tentative deal to end a standoff over a prominent dissident. he says that he wants to leave china with his family. and today the china foreign ministry says he can apply to study abroad. a short time later the u.s. state department said a university here has already offered him a fellowship. that's cool reportedly is new york university. united states says they're ready to grant him and his family visas. >> stocks are down sharply following a government report that hiring slowdown in april. right now the dow is down 150 points and the nasdaq is down, to have that there? it is down as well. danielle nottingham has the latest job numbers along with reaction from the president and republican mitt romney. >> the jobs market remains weak. the labor department says only 115,000 jobs were added in april. hiring has slowed down significantly in the past two months. and more americans have given up their job search. with less people looking for work, the unemployment rate
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Sep 17, 2012 12:00pm PDT
he is fighting against what he calls on fair automobile subsidies from china. he announced a new challenge with the world trade organization, speaking in ohio he said that he would not let china subsidy policy stand, he says that it cost thousands of jobs and american auto companies, the administration is also escalating another case that accuses china of levying excessive duties on u.s. auto exports. meanwhile, mitt romney is shifting his strategy with 50 days left, the republican presidential nominee will get more specific about how he would govern. he is launching a new round of television advertisements in speeches that place more emphasis on policy and less on criticizing president obama. he plans to talk of energy independence, deficit reduction, and lowering taxes across the board. he has been taking criticism from fellow republicans that his campaign so far is too vague. the mayor rahm emanuel has asked a state court to force chicago school teachers back to work ending a weeklong strike that he calls " illegal ". city attorneys asked a circuit court to force teachers unio
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Jul 24, 2012 12:00pm PDT
cars in a wedding caravan plunged into a river when a bridge give out in china. that kick off a very daring rescue effort, one person trapped, rescuers were able to use ropes to reach the party below and get everyone to safety. no one suffered life-threatening injuries. china has been experiencing a whole lot of rain lately. what a story that will have to tell about that wedding. the little scary. a warning for parents, why thousands of strollers are being recall? >> and those little extras? they add up. how many billions of dollars the airlines have made on extra fees? >> anthem celebrate the country's independence to chasing down cars, when dozens are pulling dow,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> it is beautiful out there. >> it is very nice. >> frank was enjoying every bit of it. i was in hawaii. do you know what folks? we have changes today. nice clear skies over pleasanton, a breeze in the trees with temperatures a little bit cooler as we sell into the afternoon but not at all with 73 degrees in concord and 75 in san jose and a cool earth 63 and san fransisco. in russian hill you can see patc
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Oct 15, 2010 12:00pm PDT
china. china. india. russia. poland. i know precisely why those jobs go. [ male announcer ] because fiorina shipped them there. to shanghai instead of san jose. bangalore instead of burbank. proudly stamping her products "made in china." 30,000 workers gone while fiorina took $100 million for herself. carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer, and i approved this message. republican. democrat. independent. your party doesn't matter anymore. it's fixing this mess. boxer's been there twenty-eight years. and, look what we've got. when bickering ends, solutions begin. i'm prepared to oppose my party when it's wrong. we can change washington but first you have to vote, to change the people we send there. i'm carly fiorina and i approve this message. just ask jerry brown. he gave california state employees collective bargaining powers. since then the unions have grown stronger and stronger. now state employees can retire at 55 with much of their salary for life. and taxpayers are on the hook for one hundred billion dollars in unfunded pension li
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Mar 26, 2012 12:00pm PDT
relied heavily on components made in china. they say it is an example of how a big infrastructure projects to been used to create more projects, more jobs locally. get your popcorn ready >> all of this. it turns out the popcorn is actually good for you but it cannot be smothered in butter and salt. a new study shows that popcorn is rich in antioxidants that might help prevent cell damage and fight disease. the biggest benefits come from the crunchy part that gets stuck in your teeth. tim tebow met with the media circus in new york city today >> he is a backup quarterback and it literally happened under the big top. they introduced their new quarterback at a massive field house because the normal press room was too small. it is a first for any jets player in according, including mark sanchez. you have a man crush on him >> that would mean i am a man but i do have a crush on him. >> what would you do with $363 million? >> i would go on vacation >> that is the jackpot for tomorrows mega millions jackpot. five of six numbers were matched yesterday and that ticket is worth $260,000. th
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Dec 29, 2011 12:00pm PST
debut. >> awww. >> in china. they are twin boys born two months ago. one of the boys has a keen sense of curiosity especially around cameras. i think he is going to be a ham of the their mother gave birth to another set of twins at the beginning of the year. that set a boy and girl, they are still doing well. as for the twin boys, they are supposed to be walking around in about a month. >> you know, at birth, they weigh one pound. now how big the boy bears are when they are grown? 1500 pounds! >> got some growing to do. >> what a call little baby. >> all right. enjoy your afternoon. >> what a cute little baby! >> caption colorado, llc comments@captioncolorado.com
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Dec 29, 2010 12:00pm PST
body yesterday near the slope at the china peak ski resort where eli shelby went missing monday. the 29-year-old was skiing with a friend but never returned to his car. so far, the storm system and mountainous terrain have kept authorities from identifying the victims. >>> high wind was a factor in an accident at a popular ski resort. this was in maine. at least 8 people including three children were hurt when part of a ski left collapsed yesterday at sugarloaf. five chairs plummeted to the ground. one woman fell almost 20 feet. she hit her head in the fall but was not seriously hurt. >> it was the entire mechanism that fell, the whole cable and chair fell. i checked myself over and made sure that i was okay. and then i realized that there probably were people who needed my help. >> about a dozen uninjured skiers spent about an hour on the lift until they were rescued. the lift was shut down earlier in the day because of strong winds in the area but was determined later to be safe. >>> police are investigating a robbery at a marijuana grow allows in san jose. two people were wounded one
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Jun 7, 2012 12:00pm PDT
china cut the lending rates to boost their sluggish economy. up to honor points yesterday and right now 104 and dropping a little. but up nonetheless. the fed chairman briefly slammed the brakes on today's rally testifying on capitol hill this morning he said that the central bank stands ready to act is the economic recovery weakens further but stocks fizzled when he stopped short of giving any specifics. >> we're going to have to make some difficult assessments both about how effective it would be and whether there are cost and risks associated with those steps that would outweigh the benefits. >> wall street does have something solid to celebrate, new applications for jobless benefits dropped this past week. a new campaign to stop people texting while driving adds up to big money boost for california. the department of transportation issued more than $2 million to the golden state delaware pilot program the goal is to stops texting while behind the wheel. they estimate distracted driving accounted for more than 3000 deaths in the year 2010. the iphone is coming to spring to virgin
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Aug 29, 2011 12:00pm PDT
are scheduled to arrive from china. at this point, construction is on track to finish quite a bit early. caltrans hopes to have it all done in time for the america's cup in september 2013. though it stresses it is being sped up for seismic safety, not for the yacht races. >> in total, the final four sections with all of the hardware and cross beams, we've got almost 5,000 tons of steel that is going to be going up over the next couple of months. >> and tonight, a big show for the first time. crews turn on the lights for the construction catwalk. that will showcase what the shape of the new suspension bridge will look like tonight, about 7:45. have to check it out. >>> coming up, it is a dangerous drug with teens. the push at the state capitol to crack down on bath salts. >>> plus, fresh concerns about rowdy sports fans right here in the bay area. how a transit agency could be fueling the problem. >>> talk about giving back to the community. one superintendent's extreme measures to keep the district school brames from being -- programs from being cut. all coming up. >>> i'm meteoro
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Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm PDT
bigger slowdown in china and cuts in growth forecast for all of asia. right now the dow as you can see is it down nearly 20 points. 19 now 18 and change. general motors will hire as many as 1500 workers to staff a new computer technology center in a detroit suburb. the automaker is shifting computer work from companies at outside firms and plans to open up four new technology centers in the united states. gm says it could hire 10,000 people to do the work in the next three to five years. >>> best buy's geek squad is expanding the tech support service now offered to ebay customers who opt for service plans when they buy some electronics. the geek squad is also being tested at 28 target stores as best buy looks for new ways to make some money from fixing computers and tablets. >>> the generic version of a popular antifres and the drug apparently isn't working for some people. the fda chose tests show that the generic version of wellbutrin xl isn't as effective. hundreds of patients complained sparking an fda investigation. so the pharmaceutical company and a laboratory are pulling the gener
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Oct 19, 2012 12:00pm PDT
reimbursements for expenses he used in strip clubs. it makes no mention of kwon, currently in china on a businessry. the investigation reveals kwon billed for personal expenses in thousands of dollars. >>> the stock is way down today. the dow is down 220 points. this is a very sour end to an otherwise strong week of trading. not too much has changed but california's unemployment rate is still moving in the right direction. it's getting better. the state jobless rate went down from 10.6 to 10.2%. job growth in education, finance and hospitality sectors are driving the rate. >>> 11 straight days of gasoline prices going down. the travel season is winding up and price tips are giving bay area drives a little relief. according to the daily fuel gauge report san francisco still has the highest local average at 4.60 the second highest in the state, oakland at 4.51 and san jose at 4.50. >>> i-80 corridor in the east bay can be a traffic nightmare. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is live with the new project that uses cutting edge technology now and is supposed to hopefully ease that traffic problem
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Sep 20, 2012 12:00pm PDT
disappointing manufacturing numbers out of europe and china have stocks trading down earlier on wall street. take a look can see where the numbers are, the dow is up but only by a little. the nasdaq and s&p have dipped into negative territory on this thursday. a report shows that california is outperforming the nation in job creation. economists from ucla say to expect the state's unemployment rate to drop 815% in two years, all thanks to the technology boom which is adding new jobs each month. experts say the 10.7 percent unemployment number will last through the rest of this year. curies a story, the colorado man says that popcorn made him sick and a federal judge has awarded more than $7 million for it. he lost 50 percent of his lung capacity in 2007, he says he developed a disease from the smell of artificial butter in popcorn. he sued a snack maker and a grocery store and one. manufacturers no longer use the ingredients that may have caused his disease. >> p 82 bags a day for seven years. that is a lot of porn. coming up, the dark night takes over san jose. ♪ [ male announcer
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Sep 1, 2010 12:00pm PDT
china. but there's also a number of bay area families that are looking at this as well. >> reporter: joe vazquez, cbs 5. >> can't afford the home owner fee. >>> all right, a remarkable discovery deep in the sea. what divers found that's now believed to be the oldest of its kind in the world. ,,,,,,,,,, [ female announcer ] we can't live in a bubble. but what we can do is arm ourselves for the ones we love with a flu shot from walgreens. ♪ [ coughs ] [ female announcer ] with the most pharmacists certified to immunize... [ sneezes ] ...and walk-ins welcome everyday, we're making it easy for everyone to get their flu shot, no matter how small their motivation may be. ♪ so stop by and get your flu shot today at walgreens. estee lauder, mac, bobby b >>> today's tip of the someday yukon gold potatoes, the new crop is in the market. what makes them special? by the way, one time they were hard to find. you know, very expensive. but now they are available anywhere you buy produce because once you have yukon gold potatoes that's the only one you will enjoy. loaded with sugar, very little star
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Jan 3, 2012 12:00pm PST
stronger manufacturing reports from a number of countries including the u.s., china, india and germany. there you can see the dow up 215 points. well over 12,400. also good moves from the other indices, as well. nasdaq up 50, s&p up by 22. europe is a big concern going forward and the minutes in the december meeting showing there is a consensus that they feel the european debt crisis is the biggest risk to the u.s. economy. there was more agreement there could be more "easing" if that gets worse. on a bad note at the pump, crude prices soared over $4 higher to about $103 a barrel due to rising tensions between the rest and iran over tehran's nuclear ambitions. so we'll keep an eye on that as well in the coming days. back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. >>> a 60-year-old oakland man is being evicted from his home of 26 years. but as gil diaz shows us, the man says a stranger's kindness is helping him fight on. >> reporter: they are locking out any unwanted guests like a sheriff's deputy for leonard wilson. >> it's an injustice. in we don't sta
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Sep 8, 2010 12:00pm PDT
benefitting big time. >> reporter: governor schwarzenegger will be in china later this week for a six-day tour, at which time he is expected to sell silicon valley as the host of the 2020 world expo. that's according to the "san francisco chronicle." form early-morning known as the world's fair -- formerly known as the world's fair, it's being hosted in shanghai this year and so far has attracted nearly 50 million visitors so it's a very high-profile event. we talked to one leading advocate here in silicon valley, who said that having the governor as pitchman in chief will be a big shot in the arm when it comes time to convince the world to should be here in silicon valley. this would cost millions to prepare the region for this. at the same time, it would leave silicon valley with upgraded infrastructure and facilities as is generally the result of the world expo. i'm matt bigler in san jose for cbs 5. >>> a big pot bust in the east bay hills today. investigators hauled away a dump truck full of marijuana plants. this all happened about an hour ago. as you can see from the pictures from
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Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm PDT
from as far away as western china. taiwan's defense ministry says apple should follow google's lead in using only the low resolution satellite pictures to show sensitive facilities. >>> some bad news, california has set a state record for gas prices for a fourth straight day. but good news, the hike may be slowing. the average price of regular jumped only a fraction of a cent overnight. that's compared to nearly 50 cents in the past week. it's now a bit over $4.67 a gallon. it's still the highest price in the nation and an all-time high for the golden state. of course what goes up generally comes back down but why such vastly different speeds? cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts says a lot of it can be blamed on consumer behavior. >>> reporter: why is it gas prices seem to shoot up overnight but take forever to come back down? according to economists, it could be your fault. when gas prices are on the way up, consumers are more willing to drive the extra mile to save an extra buck. ha. 4.85. so you may drive by, say, 4.85 in hopes finding something cheap air few blocks away. by co
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Jul 15, 2010 12:00pm PDT
china. failure. the nineties saw jerry run as a presidential candidate against bill clinton. you know, he reinvents himself every year or two. [ female announcer ] failure. and in the two thousands jerry was mayor of oakland where he taxed everything from garbage to cable tv. crime soared, and he damaged the school system so badly, the state had to take it over. another failure. jerry brown. a lifetime in politics. a legacy of failure. if it works, it would capture >>> in the gulf of mexico right now bp is about to test the new cap over the gushing oil well. if it works, they say it would capture almost all of the leaking crude. manuel gallegus shows us these next 48 hours are going to be critical. >> reporter: testing the new cap over the busted oil swell back on track. a leak was found last night but robots were able to repair it. bp engineers will slowly close three openings on the cap. >> as the pressurizes we'll continue to monitor it and every six hours, we'll evaluate where we are at. >> reporter: a high pressure reading of 8,000 pounds per square inch means the well is in
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May 18, 2012 12:00pm PDT
believed to have been visiting dublin from china and was killed tuesday night's one doherty wrote. >> jurors deliberating in the corruption trial of former presidential candidate john edwards. so far they have asked to see several exhibits to help with their discussions. edwards is charged with six criminal counts including conspiracy to violate the federal election campaign act. he faces up to 30 years in prison and $1.5 million in fines if he is convicted. >> we're seeing close-up evidence being presented in the trial of the murder of trayvon martin. surveillance video shows the victim buying a snack. crime scene photographs include zimmerman's facial injuries, is gone, and martin cellphone. recordings reveal witness reactions. >> one guy on top in the black hoodie was pretty much just throwing down blows on the guy. pan am a style. that pounding him on the concrete. >> prosecutors also released a recording of a phone call between martin and his girlfriend moments before he died. the girl told investigators that the teenagers sound scared. >> leaders from the largest economies w
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Oct 28, 2010 12:00pm PDT
changed all that. fiorina laid off 30,000 people and she shipped our jobs to china and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now. "abolish the public schools." he even called our schools "insidious" and "socialism." as families struggle to raise their kids, to provide a good education, harmer bragged, "we can design a plan to dismantle them." david harmer is just too radical. we need jerry mcnerney. protecting local schools from devastating cuts. endorsed for his "independence" by the contra costa times, stockton record, and our local teachers. i'm jerry mcnerney, and i approved this message. tonight at five: vallejo... a bay area city struggling with bankruptcy. so how can they afford to pa >>> crutch tonight at 5:00 on cbs -- coming up and the 5:00 on cbs 5, vallejo struggling with bankruptcy so how can it afford to pay someone $25,000 a month? we'll talk to that new hire today at 5:00. >>> that's it f
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Dec 9, 2010 12:00pm PST
. >> reporter: things started to move more quickly after caltrans offered manufacturers in china some extra incentives to hurry up with the bridge's steel deck and some of the parts for its tower. the main purpose of the $6.3 billion project is a seismic retrofit making it safer in case of earthquake. >> it makes you more comfortable that you're on a safer structure. it's absolutely great. >> reporter: although some people wish it would help solve the traffic congestion, it won't be adding new lanes. >> it would be nice also to consider another bridge on the other side for traffic congestion. that would help a lot of people in san francisco moving in and out of the bay. >> reporter: we will be seeing more faces of construction over the next three years. the tower will be rising above yerba buena island before christmas. and the highway patrol is hoping it won't be a driving distraction. >> if you want to take a look maybe go down to treasure island and park somewhere at a safe location and look at the progress of the bridge or -- but you definitely do not want to try to do it while dr
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Oct 8, 2010 12:00pm PDT
prize for spearheading a campaign to promote freedom. why china is sending an envoy to protest. >>> and this is what fridays are all about. today's weather absolutely gorgeous. going into a nice active weekend across the bay area. we have the giants playing, we have the blue angels, raiders, 49ers and the weather will be beautiful. your forecast for this weekend coming up. jerry brown. who raised the gas tax as governor, and pushed for higher sales taxes? jerry brown. who tried five times to raise property taxes in oakland? jerry brown. who supported higher statewide income taxes? jerry brown. and who says, if elected, he'll ask voters for even more new taxes? jerry brown. governor jerry brown, again? hide your wallet. of washington partisanship this is barbara boxer's california. trillions in reckless, wasteful spending. destroying small business. killing jobs. crushing hopes. we can change this, but only if we change the people we send to washington. california cannot afford boxer for six more long years. i'm carly fiorina and i approved this message. today the dr >>> the fda
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Oct 14, 2010 12:00pm PDT
" as ceo, she laid off 30,000 workers and shipped jobs to china. china. india. russia. poland. i know precisely why those jobs go. [ male announcer ] because fiorina shipped them there. to shanghai instead of san jose. bangalore instead of burbank. proudly stamping her products "made in china." 30,000 workers gone while fiorina took $100 million for herself. carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer, and i approved this message. julie watts is here on the consumerwatch, with word of some >>> there is a whole new fleet of electric cars coming at you. julie watts on the consumerwatch with word of some of the deals that are out there and that seems odd on something new. >> reporter: there are definitely some good deals that go along with these new cars and there's a lot of reasons to like them. no emissions, less reliance on that expensive foreign oil. well, there are some new models hitting the road and the auto industry says this time they mean business. >> in 1996, electric cars began to appear on roads all over california... >> reporte
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Jul 6, 2012 12:00pm PDT
latin america and taking a tougher stance on trade with china. >> breaking news out of florida, the neighborhood watch volunteer who is accused of killing trayvon martin is out of jail. george zimmerman walked out this morning less than 24 hours after a judge granted him a $1 million bond. he is charged with second-degree murder in that test. his previous bond was revoked after prosecutors presented evidence that he misled the court about his finances. >> in just under an hour state senators will vote on an $8 billion funding bill to support california's high speed rail project. nearly $6 billion would bepent to lay the tracks in the central valley, the bullet train would eventually travel from san fransisco to los angeles. some lawmakers suggest using the bonds to improve existing rail systems instead. democratic leaders say that the vote will be tight. lawyers from stockton in court to protect the city from creditors during bankruptcy. the city council voted for bankruptcy after four years of deficits. the council budget for next year relies on defaulting on bond payments. cutting
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Apr 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
giants. >> the u.s. and china are trying to reach a deal on freeing a chinese dissident. last week he is kate house arrest and is now under u.s. protection, possibly at the american embassy. u.s. government is not commenting on the case but the diplomatic crisis comes just as hundreds of american and chinese officials are set to meet in beijing later this week. >> the best that can hold for is to negotiate safe passage to the airport and exit from the country. >> the obama administration wants to persuade the chinese to release a man they consider criminal at the same time the chinese do not want his example to embolden other dissidents. he is a blind a self-taught lawyer that spoke out against forced abortions in china. apple avoiding taxes in the billions of dollars. how're they doing that legally? >> pin what is being done to city college cafeteria from the chopping block. >> and it is files we get uc- berkeley and stress is running high. see how man's best friend is lending a helping hand. >> a fantastic look at the construction of the new world trade center tower. the milestone t
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Oct 7, 2010 12:00pm PDT
, she laid off 30,000 workers and shipped jobs to china. china. india. russia. poland. i know precisely why those jobs go. [ male announcer ] because fiorina shipped them there. to shanghai instead of san jose. bangalore instead of burbank. proudly stamping her products "made in china." 30000 workers gone while fiorina took $100 million for herself. carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approved this message. as a prosecutor, you never forget the cases where children are hurt. they stay with you. i'm kamala harris, and it's why i started san francisco's first child assault unit and wrote laws increasing prison time for child sexual abuse. and when i found out that nearly every young person killed was a high school dropout, i started prosecuting parents who let their children skip school. truancy dropped 30%. as attorney general, i can do this for all of california. legislature is expected to vote on a plan today, more than >>> at long last california could soon have a new budget. the full legislature is expected to vote on
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Nov 16, 2011 12:00pm PST
response to china's increasing aggressiveness. (sot - president obama) thee rotations which are going te taking place on australian s will bring our militaries en closer and make them even me effective. a full military staff of 25- hundred will be in place win a few years. one man is under arrest for shooting at the white house. federal agents tracked down the suspect in friday's shooting to a pennsylvania hotel room this morning. 21-year-old oscar ortega is accused of firingn ak-47 at 1600 pennsylvania avenue friday. airline baggage fees mean me passengers are carrying on r luggage. and that's slowing down the security lines. in a survey out today from the u-s travl association-- seven out of n passengers say that's what s them most about flying. aire passengers are packing abou0 million *more carry-ons thn just two years ago -- avoidg those checked luggage fees. "if we're trying to get everybody through in an expedited fashion we need to spend more time to resolve e potential risks. and if they are not as densely packed tn it's frankly easier to do t" checking those bags is costg ta
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Jan 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
successful panda breeding program outside of china and it's right here in california. coming up. ron: years ago i made a promise to provide the best for my family in sickness and in health. carol and i needed help figuring out what's covered by medicare and what's not. so we turned to the same folks we've relied on for health insurance all these years. announcer: ron and carol called anthem blue cross and found an affordable medicare supplement insurance plan that pays for many of the costs that original medicare won't. now they have the confidence to keep making memories for years to come. choose from options like plans with deductibles as low as $0 and $0 for coinsurance. plus get protection from high out of pocket costs. get the freedom to keep your own doctors that you know and trust. and even get stand alone prescription drug plans for brand name and generic prescription drugs at more than 54,000 pharmacies across the country. if you're eligible for medicare or will be soon we'll help you find a plan that fits your needs. call or go online now to get answers. new hope for patien
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Nov 24, 2011 12:00pm PST
. it's fun camping out with friends. >> reporter: for paul from china it's his first american thanksgiving. >> yeah, it's very fun. i talk with my friend for a long time and i learn a lot of things about american culture and things. >> reporter: i guess you don't do this in china? >> never. so crazy. >> nap time. >> reporter: in milpitas a similar turnout. the electronics retailer is offering a limited number of door buster deals and showing the newest harry potter movie at 9 p.m. retail analysts expect holiday sales to rise 3% over last year. these 5 friends and cousins camped out to buy treats for themselves. >> i am actually getting a little tv for $79 for my room. >> reporter: how about thanksgiving dinner? >> uhm....... i don't know. >> reporter: tina marie liu won't miss thanksgiving dinner. it's friday. so you're telling me that your family has moved thanksgiving dinner in order to accommodate the sales? >> it just worked for everybody's schedule, yeah. so -- i know, it's ridiculous. >> reporter: best buy stores will open their doors at midnight and two hours before the
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Oct 27, 2010 12:00pm PDT
changed all that. fiorina laid off 30,000 people and she shipped our jobs to china and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now. t-v. so, what would it take fo >>> you watch tv at all you have seen the nasty campaign ads. so what would it take for jerry brown and meg whitman to ease up? >> let's be clear about it, if she takes her negative ads off, i'll take mine off. no question. >> i want to make sure that people really understand what's going on. >> both candidates for governor in long beach yesterday appearing at a women's conference. the event was likely the last time whitman and brown will face off before election day. >>> with voters headed to the polls in just 6 days, republicans are heavy favorites to win back the house and make gains in the senate. but as joel brown shows us, democrats are not conceding anything. >> thank you! what a crowd! >> reporter: democrats are doing all they can to f
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Jun 21, 2012 12:00pm PDT
this month to the lowest level in nearly a year. manufacturing activity in china appears to a slowdown. good but simmons defense team has released new video that shows the neighborhood watch volunteer reenacting the 90 shots morning. on my zimmerman said deadly force was necessary. >>> he said you you got a problem and i turned around i said not all have a problem. >>> he brought police to the scene where he shot martin a day after it happened his head investors still bandaged he give a detailed account to detectives and says it was martin who attacked him. >>> and then he was here in the punched me in the face. >>> he said that they scuffled among upon the ground with martin on top of him. >>> i felt like i had was going to explode and lose consciousness. >>> he claims to try to get away but suddenly the gun under his jacket became exposed. >>> i feel like he sought he looked headed in said you're going to die tonight and he reached for the i felt his arm going down to my side and i grabbed it and i shot him. >>> he says he didn't even realize that martin had been shot. >>> i didn't t
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Sep 20, 2011 12:00pm PDT
lost their jobs because of competition from china. a federal program provides additional unemployment benefits to americans who lose their jobs to foreign trade. the investigation could mean up to $14 million in additional benefits for laid-off employees. >>> baby on board. literally. a woman gave birth while winging her way from the philippines right here to san francisco. >> the blessed event happened yesterday somewhere over the pacific. fortunately, though, for ida, there were three nurses on board that flight. they teamed up with a flight crew to deliver a healthy baby boy. >> mom and kevin are said to be doing fine. 15 minutes of labor and -- >> that's it? >> she was quick. if you are going to have it on the plane, you're probably ready to go. the birthplace i guess is san francisco because that's where they were heading. >> even though technically it's somewhere over pacific. >> and then they are on the way to boston. she's a boston gal. >>> another setback for the hikers held in iran. why they were not released today. >>> also ahead... >> look at us. we have put up with this s
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Jul 29, 2011 12:00pm PDT
first place in china. now, the news conference so far now but right now between a noon and 2:00 time span this afternoon, over 200 business leaders are getting together with the lieutenant governor as well as san jose mayor chuck reed and they are brainstorming some of these ideas seeing how they might be able to take action on some of these ideas in newsom's plan, how to create jobs. grace? >> you know, we need all the help we can get. thank you, sharon chin. >>> a light at the end. tunnel for those two cal grads that have been held captive for almost two years in iran. >> plus, school south and thieves are striking. the gold mine they discovered at bay area schools and why they keep coming back. >>> and a little shake, rattle and roll. we all not bay area roads are bumpy. -- we all know that bay area roads are a little bumpy. how our potholes compare to the rest of the country. >>> clouds clearing out, plenty of sunshine for friday. i'll have the weekend forecast coming up. get at&t u-verse today. at&t u-verse tv. make the switch! [ female announcer ] call now to get at&t u-verse t
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Dec 14, 2010 12:00pm PST
kicking into high gear on the bay bridge. today crews were unloading the steel that arrived from china yesterday. drivers will see the third of five towers put in place this week for the new eastern span. we are told the work is going to go around the clock to finish that 300-foot tower by christmas. construction is months ahead of schedule and caltrans now predicts the 6.3 billion project will be finished by late 2013. >>> a silicon valley giant is expected to cut nearly 700 jobs right before the holidays, too. mark sayre reports from sunnyvale on financial problems facing yahoo. >> reporter: yahoo was founded in 1994 and today has nearly 14,000 employees but the company has struggled and has already been through three rounds of significant layoffs in the past three years. >> they don't have a unique value position. >> reporter: analyst larry magid says yahoo is facing tough competition from facebook and google. >> google has the great search offering which is very profitable and facebook has people staying on for very long periods of time because social networking kind of encourages
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Oct 18, 2010 12:00pm PDT
stores will offer locally made cheeses and served on china, and if it is a hit, you might see it pop up at other starbucks locations like right here in the bay area. something to bring you up. something to bring you down. they got it all. ,,,, our kids can't afford another four years of crippling cuts to public schools. class sizes are too big, and all the standardized testing just isn't working. so classroom teachers looked closely at the plans of both candidates for governor. and we're supporting jerry brown. brown's plan focuses on a well-rounded education... with history, science, and the arts as well as english and math. schools where teachers and parents work together. and that's why we urge you to vote for jerry brown, a leader we can trust to make our public schools a priority again.
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Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm PST
economic data from china and news that greece passed its 2013 budget and right now it's reflecting that, it's up about 12 points and change today. >>> nation's airlines may soon need a lot more pilots. a recent report shows carriers are bracing for what's expected to be a big waver of retirements. many senior pilots are close to reaching the mandatory retirement age at 65. the other big problem facing the airlines is a high level of experience requirements now for the new hires. >>> target plans to join other major retailers in moving black friday to thanksgiving evening now. the chain says it will open its doors christmas holiday shoppers at 9:00 right after your turkey on thanksgiving night. that's three hours earlier than last year. unlike other stores, sears, wal- mart, target will offer several deals for all you early shoppers. >>> cupertino-based apple has reached a settlement to end one major battle in the smartphone wars. the company filed a lawsuit against htc. the companies announced saturday they've agreed on a deal that includes a 10-year license agreement. >>> new york
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Feb 16, 2012 12:00pm PST
china and mexico to come back to the united states and create real jobs again. >> lot of old friends. >> romney in the meantime is working to keep his focus on president obama. he still is standing by his criticism of the government bailout for the detroit automakers. >> my view from the very beginning was that the auto companies should go through managed bankruptcy and get help coming out of bankruptcy. >> michigan will hold its primary on february 28 along with the state of arizona. >>> the battle over the social security payroll tax cut is close to being resolved. congressional bargainers say they have finalized a deal extending it through the year. it will save millions of workers about $20 a week. it renews long term unemployment benefits and saves doctors from deep cuts in medicare fees. >>> regulators focused on the institute of medical education following an exclusive cbs 5 investigation. the school was shut down. it serves nearly 250 students. students are getting conflicting reports on what's going on with their class credits and financial aid. many were upset too to hear a
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Nov 15, 2010 12:00pm PST
lee to remain in the united states. lee's family is originally emigrated from china, has been denied political asylum. >>> a big show of support today for a 13-year-old who took a stand for old glory. ♪ oh, say does that star- spangled banner yet wave. >> all this for cody, a student in stanislaus county, and the campus supervisor last week ordered him to remove an american flag from his bicycle. and the district superintendent said it was for his safety because there were previous racial tensions after some students brought mexican flags to school for cinco de mayo. and the district has apologized to cody but the story went national and it led to a huge parade of motorcycles with their flags escorting him to school this morning. >> it means a lot to me. it is really nice that all of these people are supporting me. >> a lot of people said it was important to show the country their town is not anti- american. >>> a man who refused to be patted down at the san diego airport is also in the national spotlight today. john tinier was in line for that standard metal detector when he was d
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Jul 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
captivity outside of china. because mothers 20 years old this is considered at risk pregnancy. zoo officials say that both mother and cub are doing fine and the sex of a newborn will not be known for several months. >> is that right? >> that is a lot of work. >> that is going to do it for cbs 5 news at noon. ♪ [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving something everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help cover some of the expenses medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to find out more, request your free decision guide. call or go online today. after all, when you're going the distance, it's nice to have the experience and commitment
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Apr 4, 2012 12:00pm PDT
followed thousands of women in china and found a better survival rates among women that ate certain vegetables including cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli and brussels sprouts. researchers say those foods have by no active compounds that are good for fighting cancer. there is evidence that caffeine and exercise may protect against skin cancer. researchers gave mice a dose of caffeine and had them exercise on a running we'll. those mice experienced 62 percent fewer skin tumors from exposure to sunlight. doctors hope those findings will eventually be applied to humans. >> fans of david letterman and greg ferguson will be laughing for least a couple more years to come. cbs announced both hosts are sticking with their respective jobs on the late show and the late late show for 2014. david letterman celebrates his 65th birthday next week and this means he would become a longest- running late-night talk-show host in tv history even surpassing johnny carson's record of 30 years. just as funny as ever. coming up, move over maciver. how a,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> is time for the best buys, i like
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Oct 22, 2010 12:00pm PDT
shipped our jobs to china and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now. i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. "mommy brain." usually, it usually, it refers to new moms who are a little mindless. but >>> maybe you have heard the phrase mommy brain? if you haven't, it kind of refers to new mothers who are a little, you know, mindless. [ laughter ] >> but new research suggests the opposite is true. and that a woman's brain actually grows after she has a baby. new moms who seem to take the most pleasure in being a parent saw the greatest growth. you know it? you love it. particularly in areas affected linked to motivation and behavior so why the change? well, researchers think it's because of an increase in estrogen and oxytosin. >>> she avoided jail but lindsay lohan goes back to rehab. she failed a drug test. the judge called her an addict, ordered her back into rehab. she is to remain at betty ford
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Apr 3, 2012 12:00pm PDT
mi. trek from china. last saturday a huge wave knocked off the steering wheel and injured some of the crew. two british sailors were rescued by the coast guard on sunday so that they could get medical treatment. they had been taking part in the clipper around the world yacht race and there were 400 mi. from the bay area when they ran into trouble. >> ever once in a while a wave will come out of nowhere with your name on it and it will slam you. that is exactly what happened. >> one sailor being treated for broken ribs but the other has a broken pelvis. >> police are searching for the arsonist behind a string of car fires. a total of five cars and trucks torched in a west santa rosa neighborhood monday morning. one car totally destroyed, the rest were damaged, when items inside were set on fire. a fire in los altos, half a million dollars in damage this morning. it never even reached the house. it burned down a detached six car garage on the property of country club drive. it was vacant and in the process of being renovated. no one was hurt but the 83 year- old building is a total
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Sep 28, 2010 12:00pm PDT
... perhaps the work needs to be done somewhere else. [ male announcer ] fiorina shipped jobs to china. and while californians lost their jobs, fiorina tripled her salary. bought a million dollar yacht. and five corporate jets. i'm proud of what i did at hp. [ male announcer ] carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. building on fire. we just heard they have called for extra resources... it has now gone to >>> breaking news in hayward. chopper 5 is over this apartment building that's on fire in hayward. just heard that they have now called in for some extra resources here. it's two alarms. this fire is burning in the rear of the complex we are told. this is carlos b boulevard close to cal state campus. an apartment building that's caught fire in hayward. we'll bring you more details as they develop. >>> car crashes, the number one cause of death among american teenagers. in 2007 alone, nearly 3200 young drivers were killed in accidents. the victims' families are calling on congress to take action. kendis gibson shows u
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Sep 21, 2010 12:00pm PDT
work needs to be done somewhere else. [ male announcer ] fiorina shipped jobs to china. and while californians lost their jobs, fiorina tripled her salary. bought a million dollar yacht. and five corporate jets. i'm proud of what i did at hp. [ male announcer ] carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. saving money. and like baseball people love their stats. i started bringing my lunch to work -- 50 bucks a week in my pocket. here's a good one: state farm insures 40 million drivers. more than geico and progressive combined. i saved because i'm accident-free. of course, with so many ways to save including discounts of up to 40%, having that many customers shouldn't be a surprise. so ask a neighbor about state farm, then call an agent at 1-800-state-farm or go online. >>> well, today's tip of the day is going to be is with golden pineapple. what makes it so special, look at this pineapple. look at that color. you can't beat it. what's great about this pineapple it has less acidity than white and more vitamin c.
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Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm PST
showed us how they teamed up with the school halfway around the world in china and now there are two bands making music together. they were selected to perform in front of millions at the tournament of roses parade. pretty cool. we want to know what's cool about your school. just submit your nomination on our website, cbssf.com/coolschool. and frank or i might come out and hang out for a day and feature the school on the show. >> yeah. >> remember going the wrong way down the escalator as a kid? >> this man has taken it to new heights. a british tv producer shot this picture. man struggling to ride the skater at the london tube station. they couldn't help him. love it. he may have had a pint or two before he got on the escalator. have a good day. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com ,, [ female announcer ] welcome one and all to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor, a feeding frenzy to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever you're craving. spend 25 dollars and a frozen safeway turkey
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Feb 14, 2012 12:00pm PST
country's next president sometime next year in china. she is also working with other officials. >>> rick santorum now has a small lead over mitt romney in a new national poll. a cbs news/new york times poll of republican voters nationwide showing santorum with 30%, romney with 27. the former pennsylvania senator is drawing support especially from conservatives. tea partiers and white evangelicals. among conservatives santorum leads by 14 points. meantime newt gingrich says it's not a two-man race. >> that's exactly what i say when i suggested that rick ought to drop out weeks ago. he decided that wasn't a good idea and he was right. >> the next voting contest happened two weeks from now in michigan and arizona. michigan shaping up to be close. santorum is lead there is but romney did grow up there and his father served as governor years ago. >>> president obama says he is hopeful congress can renew a 2% cut in the payroll tax before it expires in two weeks but urges lawmakers also to renew jobless benefits for the long term unemployed. mr. obama made those remarks a day after h
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Aug 31, 2011 12:00pm PDT
china are flooding a coastal province to watch spectacular waves. the crashing water show is thanks to what's called the astronomical high tide. winds from a recent typhoon churned the waves to bigger heights. one news reporter turned out and you know what, who said this is easy, folks? got a little wet. >>> one guy with an easy day today would be mr. lawrence karnow. it's feeling good out there now. >> lots of sunshine around the bay area at this moment. at least in many spots at the time. let's take out there now and check things out. indeed, we have some sunshine as you look toward the valleys there mount diablo in the background. blue skies there. we had a couple of patches of fog that crept in early on today but that's long gone. over the city of san francisco looking toward russian hill and the golden gate you see some patchy fog in the distance toward the coastline. but some sunshine over the city. hey, you still want to get out and check out that game at pac bell? is it called pac bell? >> no, at&t. >> thank you very much.at&t park. 69 degrees in the afternoon giants and cubs.
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Feb 23, 2011 12:00pm PST
. >> reporter: the counterfeit from china look like the real counterparts, packaged in a set labels and all. >> so realistic that we have to actually in most of the times consult and send samples to the original. >> reporter: this is not something consumers should just brush off. >> these products run tested, substandard, they are untested and unreliable. >> reporter: the real brushes can cost up to $405 $40 apiece. >> they are not cheap. you're paying for quality products. and if in fact someone is giving you falsified products, it draws your concern. >> reporter: so how do you tell the difference between a real or a fake brush? well, employees here tell us on a real brush, where the brush was actually made will be embossed on the brush not just printed. >> well, when you think of medical marijuana, you probably don't think of a child using it. >> probably not. but a toddler in montana is one of the state's youngest cardholders. the boy beat brain cancer and the father said the pot helped rebuild organs damaged from cancer treatment and increased his appetite and helped him sleep. >> i bel
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Oct 12, 2010 12:00pm PDT
, she laid off 30,000 workers and shipped jobs to china. china. india. russia. poland. i know precisely why those jobs go. [ male announcer ] because fiorina shipped them there. to shanghai instead of san jose. bangalore instead of burbank. proudly stamping her products "made in china." 30,000 workers gone while fiorina took $100 million for herself. carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer, and i approved this message. miners in chile are about to be rescued. >>> tension may be higher above ground than below where those trapped miners in chile are about to be rescued. we have a live look at what's going on above the mine. the 33 men could start coming to the surface as early as tonight. charlie d'agata on what the miners and their families can expect during this rescue operation. >>> reporter: the rescue cage is ready to go. engineers in chile tested the bullet-shaped capsule sending it through the entire length of the escape shaft. the shaft held firmed and just as important, the capsule didn't spin much. rescuers say they will start winchi
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Jan 19, 2011 12:00pm PST
expected to take a final vote tonight. in concord, sharon chin, cbs 5. >>> a u.s. visit by china's president is stirring debate and demonstration from washington, d.c. to san francisco. a small protest just getting organized right now near geary boulevard in san francisco. we'll give you a live look outside the chinese consulate on laguna street. a group of taiwanese americans is organizing protests in five u.s. cities today. they are critical of china's economic and political manipulation of taiwan and want china to respect taiwanese freedom and democracy. china's president was greeted with pageantry and fanfare in washington today. hu jintao says it begins a new era of cooperation. they are buying $19 billion worth of aircraft from boeing. president obama touched on china's record on human rights. >> nations are more successful and the world is more justice when the rights and responsibilities of all nations and all people are upheld, including the universal rights of every human being. >> tonight, president obama will host a white house state dinner, the first for a chinese lead
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Jun 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
terrible start. on top of all that news, you have slowing growth in china which has really been fuelling the global economy over the past few years. an awful time for the stock market right now. if there's any good news, the price of oil has dropped a few dollars so there may be some relief coming soon. >> how long we have to see this trend to become very worried about the economy? >> another month or two like this and we should be worried. it will basically show that employers have held off on hiring. and we do tend to see that sometimes during elections. there's a lot of caution and people are not sure which way the wind will blow and that could impact hiring but we do want to see the number picked up pretty quickly. >> absolutely. thank you. >> more financial woes, the city college of san francisco may be forced to close campuses. the chronicle reports of the community college system could have to make the cuts in order to retain full accreditation. the school faces a $40 million budget shortfall. the chancellor says that layoffs may also be necessary. the financial situation
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