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Sep 27, 2010 11:00pm EDT
must do even better. in china, they're busy building wind farms and expanding clean energy manufacturing. but in america, gridlock has held us back. now, the senate can change that - by passing a renewable electricity standard. it will spur development of clean energy and boost manufacturing in america, creating hundreds of thousands of new jobs. so we can make our own energy future - not just buy it from china. call your senators and urge them to pass a renewable electricity standard today.
FOX
Apr 16, 2012 11:00pm EDT
items were purchased and made from china, so we're stimulating china and not the united states. >> reporter: before the hearing chairman issa suggested this may only be the start of suggested spending revelations. >> we're seeing a pattern at the gsa and remember, the gsa sets the standard for getting a good value for the american people for all of government. >> reporter: the inspector general revealed he's looking into allegations of bribery and kickbacks in the agency. with that and the possibility the justice department may own a criminal investigation it is not surprise -- open a criminal investigation it is not surprising jeff neeley kept quiet. on capitol hill mike emanuel, fox news. >>> an accused mass murderer breaks down in tears at the start of his trial. laura evans is everywhere at 11:00. >> anders breivik charged with murdering 77 people in an attack at a youth camp broke into tears at the start of his trial in norway today. breivik started crying when prosecutors showed a video he made claiming there would be a muslim takeover of europe. he claimed he acted in se
FOX
Oct 24, 2012 11:30pm EDT
president and i will not stand by and let china break international trade agreements that hurt the people of ohio or any other state. >> reporter: romney's running mate paul ryan also courting voters in the buckeye state arguing four more years of an obama white house is a recipe for disaster. >> whatever your political party, this nation cannot afford four more years like the last four years. we need a real recovery. >> reporter: former governor mitt romney kicking his campaign into overdrive also making stops today in nevada and iowa before embarking on a three-stop tour of ohio thursday. >> this election is about your family and families across this country and the choice we make will have an enormous impact on your family. >> reporter: governor romney hoping to close the narrow gap in the polls with president obama in ohio riding a wave of positive momentum from his debate performances. in reno, nevada, john roberts, fox news. >>> when maryland voters go to the polls in 13 days, they will decide as well whether to approve a referendum that will uphold the law that allows same s
FOX
Aug 5, 2010 11:00pm EDT
china say they found men pictured wearing red or framed in red more sexually attractive than other colors. researchers also found a link between red and sex also applies to men. >>> number two, visiting the house of mouse is going to cost you more soon. disney is upping the price for an all day adult pass by $3 to $82. for kids under ten, the price is going up $6 to $74. the prices for disney tickets have doubled over the past ten years. >>> number one tonight, your kids' school lunches could soon be healthier. the senate passed legislation today to create new standards for all foods in schools, including those in vending machines. the new standards wouldn't remove foods like pizza but it would require them to be healthier. a similar bill is pending in the house. >>> and that is tonight's fox 5 top five. shawn? >> laura, thank you. >>> coming up next, a twist in the race for d.c.'s mayor's office. people in mayor fenty's own ward handed him a surprising defeat. the impact it's having on the heated race. >>> this is not exactly the kind of place you want to get stuck in need of help
FOX
Dec 8, 2009 11:00pm EST
university study i had women with breast cancer in china. women who eight soy were less likely to have a rehoe occurrence. >>> how safe is your drinking water? after congress blasted. epa of not enforce aring the safe drinking water act they announced new enforcemt protocols. they will help identify health threats and worst offenders. some school systems were repeat violators. >>> number one, sharpen your blades and lace up your skates. the national gallery of arts sculpture garden ice rink opens this thursday. they'll be handing out free hot chocolate this weekend. it is open through march of 2010. check out tonight's top 5 on myfoxdc.com. just click on web links. >> thank you. >>> swine flu fears sent parents scrambling for the vaccine. now it could be time for the next round. are your kids ready to fight off the flu? >>> a d.c. area walking away with top honors dubbed the most generous city. apparently, we hear in the d.c. area buy more stuff from local schools than anyone else in the country. (dial-up modem) remember when connections to the internet sounded ke this - when high speed
FOX
Apr 12, 2011 11:00pm EDT
have economic recovery in the leading economies in the world, such as china and india, so the demand is up globally. >> reporter: but demand here in the us has been dropping the past few weeks. prices may not soar as high as the government's predicting. what are the latest numbers? nationally, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is 3.79. it's 3.71 in virginia, 3.78 in maryland, and just 3 cents shy of $4 a gallon in the district. >> it's conceivable most of us will end up paying $4 or more for gas this summer and in the washington dc area, especially dc proper, that may happen before the week is over. >> reporter: in the district, gas prices vary greatly. in southeast, we saw reg unleaded selling for as low as $3.89 a gallon, 3.81 if you pay with cash. in upper northwest it's as -- but we saw them paying 4 hadn't 69 for the same grade of gasoline. >> they're very high, so i normally shop around a little bit but i didn't have time. >> what happened to me this morning, i got so angry, it got down to 6 cents cheaper. the bottom line, it's worth shopping around, as you just s
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Nov 14, 2013 11:00pm EST
grand china carry-out on blair road northwest. heavy infestation of vermin. this time the owner said -- >> i don't understand. >> you don't understand my questions? >> reporter: this is what we found in july. inspectors declared an imminent health hazard with 10 violations. >> okay, you're not supposed to store food on the floor. >> reporter: this month -- >> it's okay for us to take a look? >> reporter: they did not allow us inside. in the palisades, october brought a new health suspension at chin's gourmet. >> this is the second time we've been here because of health department violation. >> reporter: this time inspectors cited failing to minimize the presence of rodents. in april we reported on vermin of a different kind. inspectors cited chen's gourmet for an infestation of cockroaches. they didn't let us in last time, but this time they did. >> reporter: this is looking significantly better. i'm not finding any sign of rodents. and then 18th street northwest. >> this is an order to stay closed. >> gotcha. >> reporter: this customer contacted me on facebook. >> when i saw a rat r
FOX
Mar 15, 2011 11:00pm EDT
china and other nations say not so fast. they're concerned with how to fund the no fly zone. ghadafi is still ordering attacks on his own people hoping to put down revolts against him. >>> it's up to the senate to sign a bill keeping the government going for the next few weeks. both sides are growing impatient and say they need to come up with a long term solution soon. >>> a security chief at a mine that blew up in west virginia pled guilty to charges that he lied to federal prosecutors. stover ordered an employee to get rid of thousands of documents. stover is the first person to connect to the explosion. >>> up next, people who lived through the three-mile island disaster share their stories, including a woman who said she was urged to have an abortion because of the accident. let's check out some of the other stories on our run-down. the news edge is back in 60 seconds. >> so, ah, your seat good? got the mirrors all adjusted? you can see everything ok? just stay off the freeways, all right? i don't want you going out on those yet. and leave your phone in your purse, i do
FOX
Jul 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> good news is twitter is back up and running tonight after a worldwide outage today. the social networking sight says a double system failure and not a crush of olympic traffic or traffic surrounding the games is what caused the problems for about an hour today. the olympics are expected to bring an unprecedented surge of activity by sports fans on the social networking site. >>> d.c. is ranked the best city to live in for certain people. here's laura evans with your fox 5 top five. >> up first tonight the drug bath salts is even more dangerous than thought. no. 5, bath salts can be as addictive as cocaine. scientists tested the theory on mice and found when given the compound in bath salts mice behaveds same as when they were given cocaine. bath salts can stimulate the brain in a way that make the person crave the drug more. no. 4 could be a huge break-through in the battle against hiv. t
FOX
Oct 1, 2009 11:00pm EDT
heparin imported from china led to 200 deadly allergic reactions last year. the feds are reformatting the drug making it 10% less poe tent. the change will help manufacturers spot the impurities. >>> metro's yellow line is being rerouted on to the blue line columbus day weekend. yellow trains will run from huntington to stadium armory. track work will impact the green line into prince george's county and passengers there will have to use shuttle buses between gallery place and anacostia. all those changes by the way are to accommodate large crowds expected in the district that weekend. you can check out tonight's top five on myfoxdc.com. just click on web links. >>> can yes west -- kanye west'' [ inaudible ] the promote ear live nation didn't offer an explanation for the cancellation but kanye west is still taking a lot of heat after the incident at the mtv awards. you'll have to send your tickets back. >> i haven't even gotten them yet. >>> you say it's going to get warmer here? >> it is. i think again saturday pushing 80 degrees around here. only in the 60s today. so how quickly things
FOX
Sep 24, 2010 11:00pm EDT
? >> it seems like everything is going to china or other countries. they're selling out our country really. >> reporter: the president of the regional chamber of commerce points out the winchester area has 5,000 other businesses and he hopes some other company will move into the sprawling ge factory, but for now 200 high paying jobs are gone and the lights are out at ge in winchester. john henrehan, fox 5 news. >>> a heck of a start to fall. it doesn't get much hotter than it did today around here. >> this would be the 99 we had for a high today in a normal summer would rival the hottest day of the entire summer. >> yeah. >> not this year, though, no, no, no. hopefully this is it. you know, a couple weeks ago we were saying maybe it was it and then this little mini heatwave, i'll use that term loosely, lack of a better term here, but you know what i mean. that temperature of 99 for a high today and it was a record breaker at all three airports and you know we just talked a little bit about it being, you know, the worst summer as rated by the weather channel, whatever that means, but
FOX
Jul 23, 2012 11:00pm EDT
money go? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> the football season is quickly upon us and redskins training camp gets underway later this week. it is mike shanahan's third season at the helm. the redskins are copping off a 5- 11 season -- coming off a 5- 11 season last year and expectations are high as ever with robert griffin, iii leading the offense. here's a schedule of events this week, live from redskins park 5 p.m. wednesday. camp officially begins thursday with a 10:40 a.m. walk-through. practice is open to the public beginning at 3 p.m. thursday, friday and saturday. sunday is an off day for the players. >>> recapping an earlier report, today the ncaa came down hard on penn state in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal. in addition to taking away 14 years of wins by joe paterno, the school received a $60 million fine. the football program will have no postseason play for four years. they will lose 10 annual sch
FOX
Jun 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the president of china. jennifer davis, fox news. >>> practice makes perfect, right? president obama getting ready for future debates against mitt romney with a stand in. massachusetts senator john kerry will square off in mock debates with the president this fall in preparation for three debates between romney and the president. kerry is familiar with romney and his campaign style with them both being in massachusetts. >>> biologyinc..com shows democrats and republicans share different tastes outside of politics. democrats professor jeeps with progressive insurance and republicans prefer jeeps by all state. in sports republicans prefer major league baseball and democrats professor the nfl. they both have coca-cola and olay beauty products in common. >>> more medicated kids and why you will want to keep the sanitizer wipes handy on your next vacation. shawn yancy has your fox 5 top five. >> prescription drug trends and the effect on your kids. no. 5, the prescription for adhd kids jumped 40% and another big increase, birth control pills for girls 17 and younger skyrocketed 93%. resea
FOX
Aug 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
jobs to china. l send [ cheering and applause ] [ boos ] >> his trillion dollar cuts to our military will eliminate hundreds of thousands of jobs and also put our security at greater risk. [ boos ] >> his $716 billion cut to medicare to finance obamacare will both hurt today's seniors and depress innovation and jobs in medicine. [ boos ] >> and his trillion dollar deficits, they slow our economy, restrain employment and cause wages to stall. to the majority of americans who now believe that the future will not be better than the past i can guarantee you this. if barack obama is reelected, you'll be right. [ cheering and applause ] >> i'm running for president to help create a better future, a future where everyone who wants a job can find a job, where no senior fears for the security of their retirement, an america where every parent knows their child will get an education that leads them to a good job and a bright horizon and unlike the president, i have a plan to create 12 million new jobs. [ cheering and applause ] [cheers and applause] steps, first by 2020 north america will be e
FOX
Mar 9, 2010 11:00pm EST
of quarantine and already wowing the crowds in china. the panda has made his public debut since leaving the national zoo. he'll now become part after breeding program aimed at protecting the endangered species. >>> a wicked winter could mean ascary spring for the midwest. a tornado has already plowed through the town of hammond, oklahoma. did so last night. no one injured but at least five homes were destroyed. roofs of many other homes were blown off and power lines were knocked over throughout the town town. >> we're way behind in terms of tornadoes which is a wonderful thing. typically by this time of year we've had about 70 and that was only the second one. but now it starts to heat up. we may have more severe weather to watch tomorrow night in the middle part of the country. not for us but we aren't going to have much in the way of sunshine tomorrow. about you a few peeks here and there. not quite as pretty as today but at least it won't be snowing and it won't be cold. our temperatures will still stay near 60. all of the warm temperatures we've had the last several days re
FOX
Jun 13, 2011 11:00pm EDT
u.s. ambassador to china tim pawlenty is days from making his announcement. there was word tonight texas republican governor rick perry who previously said he wasn't interested in this race is seriously considering it. so before this mow is over we might have an -- month is over we might have an even larger field. >> jon huntsman, i believe. tom fitzgerald reporting live tonight. >>> there will probably be no more testimony into the investigation of whether d.c. mayor vincent gray improperly hired or fired anyone from his administration. the council committee looking into the accusations cannot question campaign aide howard brook or his son payton brooks. both men invoked their fifth amendment right to not incriminate themselves. they were the last two scheduled to testify. sulaimon brown accused mayor vincent gray to bad mouth former mayor adrian fenty. >>> laura evans is everywhere at 11:00 now. >> president obama is now weighing in on the sexting scandal saying if he were in congressman weiner's position, he would resign. the president called weiner's actions highly inappropriat
FOX
Aug 3, 2011 11:00pm EDT
one nation might be behind a majority of those attacks, china. >> reporter: a threat against the u.s. by cyber criminals online. a report from computer security firm mcafee indicating hackers have been targeting more than 70 governments, nonprofits and businesses over the last five years. from the white house desk. >> we are aware of this report. >> reporter: top officials say they're well aware of constant threat by hackers seeking to create chaos and steal high level government information. >> detecting and blocking cyber intrusion is a key cyber security goal for this administration working across government and with the private sector. >> reporter: homeland security secretary janet napolitano has also seen the mcafee report. >> we obviously will evaluate it, look at it and pursue what needs to be pursued in terms of its contents. >> reporter: according to the report, the recent victims include the united nations, numerous companies and the olympic committee. experts in new york and geneva are reviewing the period between september 28 and 2010 when mcafee said the u.s. was comprom
FOX
Jul 1, 2010 11:00pm EDT
this suspected china spy. she's cynthia murphy arrested in jersey this week. according to a criminal complaint, she used her cover as a columbia university mba student to try and recruit her fellow classmates to be spies. she also tried to dig up dirt on students who tried to work for the c.i.a. she was reportedly following orders from the russian agency she was allegedly working for. her husband, rich richard was also arrested. >>> another big story we're following tonight. two maryland counties being told to shut off the water. a huge part of the state's population right now is stuck with serious water restrictions because of trouble in a water main. fox 5's bob barnard live in potomac with the story. bob? >> reporter: wssc is the utility, brian. it's nearly two -- its nearly two million customers here in montgomery and prince george's counties being told to conserve water. mandatory restrictions now in effect because of a potential leak in a massive water main right over there. they're working about ten feet below ground along tuckerman lane across the street from churchi
FOX
Feb 3, 2010 11:00pm EST
your yogurt. >>> this is tai shan's last night in the district. tomorrow he heads to china. panda lovers did not miss their chance to see him one last time. for this couple the panda was more like cupid. he's the reason they met and got married. now they're expecting a cub of their own. they and the rest of the country will say goodbye for good and we'll have coverage tomorrow morning on fox 5 morning news at tai shan says goodbye to the national zoo. >>> scientists may have discovered a new cause of obesity. plus a new computer scam making the rounds online. shaun hawn has your top five -- shawn yancy has your top five. >> number five, some morbidly obese people may be missing certain genes. researchers say the missing section of d.n.a. could play a huge role in their weight. they studied people of various weights and found that anyone missing that particular section of d.n.a. was obese. >>> number four beware all computer updates aren't what they seem. a bogus e-mail for microsoft's update is making the rounds. it looks like the real deal but experts say neither microsoft nor an
FOX
Aug 6, 2010 11:00pm EDT
a medical china. the 22-year-old went to the clinic for a physical on monday. she told police that the man entered the room and told her to undress. assuming he was a doctor she did. she says he touched her inappropriately. >>> new rules at the university of virginia. students now required to report previous arrests. this comes in the wake of that slaying of lacrosse player yeardley love. her ex-boyfriend is charged in her death. he was arrested previously but the university never knew about it. >>> new developments tonight in this week's proposition 8 ruling in california. we've got the latest details still ahead tonight. >>> also, could you beatles fans finally get your wish of downloading your favorite songs from i tunes? we have yoko ono's answer coming up. >>> here's a quick check of the rundown. the news edge at 11:00 is coming right back.  >>> california governor arnold schwarzenegger and the state's attorney general filed motions today calling for the resumption of same-sex weddings in the state. earlier this week a u.s. district court judge overturned the stat
FOX
May 27, 2011 11:00pm EDT
or burn hazard. lithium ion batteries imported from china in contact and high pressure laptops sold in july of '07 and '08 are being recalled. no. 2, now is a good time to cross the bay bridge and head to the beach for the memorial day weekend. experts say the best times to beat traffic like this tomorrow is before 7 a.m. and after 5 p.m. and then on sunday and monday leave before 11 a.m. and come home after 10 p.m. and no. 1, you can join motorcyclists from all over the country in town for the holiday weekend. they are enjoying a free rally and music festival at rfk stadium. the new stars, strikes and spokes event lasts through monday. the event raises money for veterans and their families through the walter reed society and that's tonight's fox 5 top five. >>> did you see it? a once in a lifetime. it is a once in a lifetime for one lucky paul simon fan. that's 42-year-old paul fornier on the stage with the singer. paul simon apparently forgot the lyrics to one of his songs while he was performing at constitution hall last wednesday night. after spotting fornier who is shouting the
FOX
Jul 20, 2012 11:00pm EDT
did the obama stimulus money go? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> following the movie massacre in colorado one of the first things that went through many of our minds was could it actually happen here and are police prepared to deal with it? a training exercise in prince george's county could not have been better timed to answer those questions. fox 5's audrey barnes shows us. >> reporter: this training exercise at henry wise high school in upper marlboro has been on the schedule for weeks. >> remember what you were trained to do and that is rapid response to the threat. >> reporter: having it fall on the very day when the nation is gripped by the tragic shooting in colorado that left at least a dozen dead, only adds to sense of urgency. these officers are being trained to deal with a shooting at a school, but this could have easily been at a shopping center or movie theater. they want it to be as realistic as possible
FOX
Jul 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
million taxpayer dollars. bankrupt. so where did the obama stimulus money go? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> an unthinkable crime in ohio, a little girl running a lemonade stand to go to church camp was robbed. so far she had made about 70 bucks, but the excitement turned sour sunday night when someone drove by her stand and robbed it. >> in a minivan they came by and they looked around the box. they just grabbed my purse and they drove down the street. >> it breaks my heart that she has to learn a lesson like this the hard way. >> the thieves managed to get away with about 500 bucks worth of jessica's personal belongings including her money, ipod and camera. >>> the kids will be headed back to school soon. that means tax free shopping. shawn yancy has your fox 5 top five. up. >> first tonight more young people are protecting themselves when they have sex. no. 5, a new report shows more high school students are using c
FOX
May 13, 2011 11:00pm EDT
will be right back. a >>> did you see this? you heard of a bull in a china shop. how about an ox in a clothing store? this happened in brazil. that animal escaped from a cattle truck, ran into a woman's clothing shop and stood at the window more than an hour. a crew tried to
FOX
Mar 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
nuclear program. senior military commanders also blame the breech last year of rsa on china. it was sighted as an example of the high order capability against u.s. targets. >> if they can do it against rsa, that makes most of the other companies vulnerable. >> given the magnitude of the threat, whether the homeland security department, also known as dhs, deserves a place on the cyber team. >> anyone who has been through an airport, as i do regularly, have no confidence in the technological capabilities of the department of homeland security. >> i think the lead for working with critical infrastructure and helping them prepare their networks to lie with dhs. >> fbi director was pressed on whether the u.s. was facing a cyber 9/11. >> is it fair to say that of all the things that we should be concerned about cyber attacks from foreign governments and terrorist is a growing threat by the day? >> yes. >> general alexander says the government needs more real time availability and more latitude to combine attacks with the growing cyber capabilities. in washington, fox news. >>> coming up,
FOX
Apr 14, 2010 11:00pm EDT
find survivors following a series of earthquakes in china. shawn yancy is everywhere at 11:00. >> they hit the mountainous tibetan region of china killing 600 people and injuring 10,000 others. they're using bare hands and shovels to dig through the rubble. the remote location is making it difficult to get through. 58% of the structures in --85% of the structures in that area were stroid. >>> iraqi force -- [ inaudible ] officials say the alleged plotters are part of an al qaeda in iraq. they weren't far in their planning but were apparently plotting to hijack airplanes and target shrines. >>> a former field hockey coach at towson university will spend the next five years in prison. he was sentenced for hard time for possessing child porn. he thought he was chatting online with a 13-year-old girl. turns out it was really an investigator in california. authorities contacted baltimore police who made the arrest. >>> in the next few weeks you might notice something unusual around town. these sculptures going all over d.c. and they carry a big message. the artist behind it all exp
FOX
May 20, 2011 11:00pm EDT
from china. >> the customers are very important to us obviously and doing it with china was just the wrong way to do it. >> reporter: they say they get much better workmanship here. >> we actually think the ear molds that we make like hearing aids and cut them down smooth them over. >> reporter: each one is handcrafted. >> and we'll go in and custom design it, custom tune the sound and give them exactly what they want out of that particular headphone. >> reporter: they range in price from $80 to 800 depending on just how much audio and artistic customization you want. >> next thing you know it's just word of mouth. >> reporter: causing a music listening revolution from a father and son project that's turned the old family business into something brand-new in your ear. lloyd sowers, fox news. >> might have to look that up, sounds pretty good. >> i know. >> this weekend does, too. >> yes, very much so and i think everybody is ready for it. so let's hope it cooperates. that's all. we've been talking about this. i think we started talking about this weekend forecast -- as a matter of fac
FOX
Jul 29, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. >>> but first looks like men in china are getting in on the pole dance workout phenomenon. they say the exercise helps build strength and muscle in the arms, abs and upper body. sign-up for the classes are now available at several gyms in china. the cost is up to $1,200 for one year. no thanks, i'll stick with the regular gym workout, do it the hard way, no poles for me. how about you, gary? >> no poles for gary either. >> pole free. >> we'll be back in a minute.  >>> here's a great story. a husband and wife are both serving in the air force and for fun they sometimes buy lottery tickets. the most three ever won is a scratchoff worth about 100 bucks, but their luck changed in a big way at a baseball game. as fox 5's beth parker shows us, they hit a home run. >> reporter: a sweet time for this staff -- a sweet ride for this staff sergeant. last time he road the metro. the first lady was on hand to honor the forces. he bought scratchoff tickets from a vending machine. as he and his buddy left the stadium. >> i was just scratching it and it was roughly right around this spot where i
FOX
Jun 21, 2011 11:00pm EDT
after 4 1/2 years on the job. >>> heavy rains in eastern china are putting hundreds of reservoirs in danger of overflowing. shawn's everywhere at 11:00. >> officials in china say the torrential down pour is worst in decades. millions are affected, 175 have died, hundreds missing and thousands of homes and businesses have been evacuated. more than 660 reservoirs are in danger of spilling over. the situation is expected to get worse with more rain on the way. >>> wild fires continue raging out of control in texas. several fires have burned nearly 5,000 square miles. four people have died. several homes have been destroyed. low humidity and high winds are fuelling the fires. >>> yoga enthusiasts pack new york's times square today. thousands rolled out their yoga mats for the mind over madness event marking the summer solstice. the purpose, to find tranquility in one of the most hectic places in the world. organizers believe thousands of people participated. >>> coming up on the news edge. fur coats on the first day of summer. we'll take you inside a dramatic protest in the district toda
FOX
Sep 23, 2010 11:00pm EDT
ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do. in china, they're busy building wind farms and expanding clean energy manufacturing. but in america, gridlock has held us back. now, the senate can change that - by passing a renewable electricity standard. it will spur development of clean energy and boost manufacturing in america, creating hundreds of thousands of new jobs. so we can make our own energy future - not just buy it from china. call your senators and urge them to pass a renewable electricity standard today. >>> good evening. stan kasten is leaving the nationals after 4 1/2 years as team president. kasten announced he will leave at the end of the season. he did want explain in detail exactly why he decided to leave. in may of '06 kasten was part of a group led by washington area real estate developer ted lerner picked by major league baseball to buy the team. kasten said he made a commitment to stay with the team five years and now it's time to move on. he did not say whether he would retain his ownership stake in the team. what does this mean
FOX
Nov 24, 2010 11:00pm EST
asking china to urge north korea to stop actions against south korea, chien at north's only ally and -- china, the north's only ally and the u.s. is calling the attack which killed 19 people a premeditated violation of the truce that ended the korean war. fox 5's roby chavez joins us now with reaction from the korean community in our area. >> we traveled to annandale. has the third largest korean community in the united states only behind new york and los angeles. all along little river turnpike residents are waiting with worry for north korea's next move. annandale virginia is commonly referred to as koreatown. nearly 100,000 korean americans make their home here. the showdown between north and south korea is worrisome. the headlines have hit home. >> well, it's really shocked my dad just flew over to korea yesterday for the first time in like 18 years. so i was really scared. obviously i know he's okay and my mom already talked to him, but i think he they were just all really shocked because -- think they were just all really shocked because it kind of came out of nowhere. >> r
FOX
Feb 4, 2010 11:00pm EST
dulles. he and another panda from the atlanta zoo took off on a jet bound for china. they'll join a breeding program in south central china. >> thank you, laura. >>> the news edge on maryland where the party may be over for a bethesda manual. paul pickthorn apparently holds sex parties in his rented home off river road once a month featuring lessons and bondage, dominance and submission. he invites consenting adults, collects donations at the door. nothing illegal happens. neighbors have voiced their concerns, though, their anger, even calling police on several occasions. now montgomery county is investigating. >> i just felt really uncomfortable having it in our neighborhood and having children especially. >> if it's commercial activity, it is illegal. we'll take every step within our existing laws to in fact enforce and to put this out of business. >> ike legal g.t.e. says the tenet was issued a -- ike leggett says the tenet was issued a warning he can no longer collect donations since it makes it a commercial business. >>> the snow flakes are going to fly when? >> why didn't the
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Jul 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
where did the obama stimulus money go? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> major ruling about airline fees. the government can require airlines to disclose in advertising the tacks taxes and fees they are charging customers. issued last year, the founder says court ruling only covers base fares, taxes, and booking charges. doesn't take into account other hidden fees. >> there are 150 different fees that are not included in the base fare and people have no idea when they are going to see some of these fees. >> and they add up. a new study shows 50 airlines charged fees for checked bags, more leg room, and other amenities and made more than $22 billion last year. >>> it will cost you more to fly. american airlines raised fares up $20. a number of airlines followed suit. now southwest raising its ticket prices. higher prices are here to stay as airlines try to increase their revenue. >> you may also see higher prices at the grocer
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Jul 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
in china for the opening ceremonies. senate majority leader harry reid said the olympic committee should be ashamed. the committee defended her decision. no. 3, it is possible -- their decision. no. 3 it, is possible to fall in love through social media. the love hormone was found while texting through social websites. it causes people especially women to feel a greater bond with their partner. no. 2, don't love your new chevy. bring it back. they're offering a full refund on new cars and trucks, can't have more than 4,000 miles no, damage. the money back guarantee lasts 60 days from the date of purchase and the deal ends in september. no. 1 tonight, wells fargo agreed to a $175 million settlement. the bank is accused of discriminating against african american and hispanic lenders by charging them higher rates. wells fargo denies the charges saying they settled to avoid litigation. that is tonight's fox 5 top five. brian? >>> the 4th of july fireworks show in san diego was a dud since it lasted less than 30 seconds, but a new ground view shows even though it was short it was spect
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Jan 14, 2011 11:00pm EST
, a new hotel in china, it is not for the claustrophobic. to keep up with the tourism boom shanghai built its first capsule hotel. you climb right
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Mar 19, 2010 11:00pm EDT
children are infected with it in 2008 in countries like russia, china and india. the organization believes that strain will spread and countries need to do research and find ways to fight it. >>> could the boy scouts have a secret file that details decades of sexual abuse and a coverup. that's what the lawyer of a former scout says. he says the files will be revealed at a trial now underway in portland, oregon. he also explains the boy scouts ignored clear warning signs. >>> it's possibly the biggest drug seizure in history for one virginia community. >>> facebook users beware. hackers have you in their sights. we have the warning you need to hear. >>> first, a quick check of our rundown. a few of the stories we're working on the news edge. we're back in one minute. hang tight.  >>> the news edge on a huge pot find in virginia. workers became suspicious when the barcodes on the boxes didn't match the equipment orders. the sheriff's office in augusta county is now trying to find out if the pot was meant to be shipped there or was headed somewhere else. the pot almost wei
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May 13, 2010 11:00pm EDT
cigarette butts. a study out of china found chemical extract from cigarette butts could be used to protect steel pipes from rusting. scientists applied the extracts to the type of steel used in oil pipes and found they protected the steel from rusting. >>> number two expect another weekend of delays on metro. give yourself an extra 20 minutes if you're traveling on the green line. crews are doing maintenance work forcing trains to single track is the college park and greenbelt metro stops. work runs saturday and sunday between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. >>> number one tonight, crystal city could be getting a 90 -- $90 million makeover. arlington county wants to do what it can to attract and retain economic activity in crystal city after approximately 13,000 workers leave the area due to the brac realignment. the money will be spent to improve roads and parks over the next five years. will, that's tonight as fox 5 top five. >>> coming up next on the news edge, what started as a normal class ended in a life and death situation. you're about to hear from the quick thinking virginia stude
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Jul 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
taxpayer dollars. bankrupt. so where did the obama stimulus money go? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> the mlb trade deadline has come and gone. the nationals remain the same. and chew on this, last year the nationals trailed the phillies by 17 games. today the nats lead the phillies. at least heading into tonight's matchup. stephen strasburg getting the start. both were out be sore backs. the phils have a runner in scoring position and strasburg delivers, so does kevin. he delivers. a two-run home run. phillies in front. bottom three, now nats down 3- 2. with the bases loaded and moore grounds out to frandsen at third. top of the 4th at 4-0. jimmie rollins adds insult to injury. bryce harper going at the fence. he leaps, he would take a tumble. one run comes in to score. rollins, he is going to score on the inside the park home run. giving up six home runs. here's the skipper on strasburg's rough night. >> he is fighting
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Jul 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> the conditions were surprisingly calm at today's british open. the flags weren't waving and there were plenty of scores in red. in fact, three dozen players shot rounds in the 60s. apparently it's halloween every day when watching tiger woods. he is seeking his fourth british open title on the par 5 7th hole tiger chip over the bunker and it rolls within a few inches of the cup. that set up a tap and birdie. tiger is three shot off the lead with a 3-under 67. adam scott who never won a major had it working all day long. his approach to no. 16, he also sets up a birdie, a 6-under 64 matching the course record. steve stricker with his approach on the par 4 13th hole. it bounces onto the green and rolls in for an eagle. that is the shot of the day, 3- under 67. phil mickelson had some issues on 8, out of the bunker into the grass and he had to call in a search party. he shot a 3-over 73. ada
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Apr 14, 2011 11:00pm EDT
least in china. it's the country's latest bizarre attempt at censureship. the state's media arm has decided those types of tv shows and films hack meaning and promote an un-- lack meaning and promote an unhealthy belief system. looks like arnold and the terminator will not be back in beijing. introducing the thunderbolt by htc. immense power. scorching speed. the first phone strong enough to run on the fastest, most advanced 4g network in america. >>> the latest headlines in the recovery effort in japan, bidding at a popular fish market which was damaged in the devastating earthquake and tsunami has resumed. meantime radioactive isotopes have been detected in tap water, fish and vegetables far from the facility, but officials say radiation levels have dropped enough for authorities to now search for bodies around the crippled fukushima power plant. >>> back to d.c. now and the museum has acquired what will soon become historic artifacts from japan. when the earthquake and tsunami knocked out power and the printing presses at one city's newspaper, journalists resorted to writing the
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Sep 14, 2012 11:00pm EDT
president obama took office. this is china's. under obama, we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs and for the first time, china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters, and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> the school year back in full swing, some big names are reminding college students about the harms of binge drinking. today basketball lend shaquille o'neil spoke about the problem to lawmakers on capitol hill. >> he needs. >> introduction. he's the legendary -- needs no introduction. he's the legendary basketball champion, the one and only shaquille o'neal. tell us why you're in washington d.c. and what this has to do with binge drinking. >> we just wanted to speak to congress. a couple years ago there was research on african americans and binge drinking. bin drinking is to drink after you're feeling a little buzz and you take it to where
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Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> the holidays still months a way, but competition for your businesonline is heating up. amazon's rivals taking aim with new policies and products. fox's tracy burns has more. >> reporter: ten dollars for same day shipping? it actually could be coming to a city near you, the latest attempt to compete with amazon this holiday season. wal-mart is testing same day service for oine orders. regardless of size the company will ship products from local stores eliminating time spent in a warehouse. it started last week in philadelphia and northern virginia. now wal-mart is expected to expand the program to more cities later this month and the goal? to compete with amazon in online sales during the busiest shopping season of the year and they're not the only ones. new rumors of apple's ipad mini could pose a new threat to the tablet market. >> if you look at the landscape, there is a lot of competition in terms of i
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Aug 18, 2012 12:00am EDT
your typical teenager. 14-year-old china dorsey loves to make jewelry. she started making her creations when she was 10 and her 5th grade teacher encouraged her to turn her hobby into a business. that's what she did with the help of ble, a small minority owned business in largo, maryland. china's jewelry is now on sale there. >> it's very exciting to see a young entrepreneur launch her business. she's very talented and i'm very happy that she's able to launch it here at ble. >> i like that i can be creative and i don't have any limits to what i'm making and it's all my opinion, my work. >> good for you, china. her favorite type of jewelry to make involves wire and she's hoping to grow her business and mass produce several pieces from her jewelry line by the time she graduates high school. >> i'm sure some of us here will be wearing some of that julie. >>> up next gary has your complete weekend forecast. >> plus look at these signs, talk about high power winds. wait until you see what happens next. [ male announcer ] you paid in to medicare for years. every paycheck. now, when
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Jan 14, 2010 11:00pm EST
after n. -- after this. >>> we're getting a response tonight from china about health concerns over children's jewelry from their country. an associated press investigation found high levels of the toxic metal cadmium in the pieces. china's foreign ministry says it attaches great importance to the security of its products and has opened an investigation. wal-mart and claire's has yanked the jewelry off store shelves. >>> if you have any complaints about the airline, the feds want to know about t. now is the time to get a great dinner at a discount. shawn yancy has your fox 5 top five. >>> up first tonight, good news where you can find good eats for a discounted price. number five, restaurant week in alexandria, virginia kicks off tomorrow and runs through the 24th. you can dine at 50 area restaurants, 35 bucks will get you a three-course dinner or dinner for two. a link to all the eateries are on myfoxdc.com. number four, fed up with lost luggage and late flights? the government has redesigned its aviation website making it easier for you to file complaints t. allows you to fill out
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Aug 19, 2011 12:00am EDT
basketball team is in china on a goodwill trip, but there was anything but goodwill on the court when a bench clearing fight broke out between the highway s why and the chinese team. -- hoyas and the chinese team. fox 5's wisdom martin explains what sparked the brawl. >> the georgetown hoyas on a 10- day goodwill trip on an exhibition basketball game with china and just before the game ends it turns into a basket brawl. someone captured video of this fight with their cell phone camera because the game was not broadcast. there were players tackling each other. punches were thrown. hoya players were hit by clairs and water bottles were also thrown. -- chairs and water bottles were also thrown. there were several incidents during had physical game. a georgetown player got into an argument with a chinese player stopping the game. then another incident a chinese player yelled at coach thompson stopping the game again. a third incident led to the game being stopped again and that's when this big brawl started. >> we had multiple incidents where chairs were thrown and when you're suppos
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Jan 4, 2011 11:00pm EST
arrested him. >>> to china, the government is exporting something every day, something called rare earth minerals. they're in cell phones and mri machines. they're not very rare, they're just difficult to mine. china produces 95% of them, now making them hard to get. >> they've gone up fairly dramatically in the past three months alone. some of them have jumped in price from 400 to 700%. >> the us has a decent amount of these minerals, doesn't mine them much though. the process is expensive and bad for the environment but one mine is coming back online in california. here's shawn yancy for your top 5. >>> number 5, netflix will soon be a click away. pretty soon, subscribers will be able to use a remote control with a netflix button to put through all the movies. the company, adding to those buttons to remote controls include memmorex and panna sonic. >>> what is your definition of a healthy diet? research has found we don't do so well. only a quarter of dieters limit the amount of fat and sugar. very few count calories or weigh themselves, and 4 in 10 say their weight is off track.
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Aug 20, 2011 12:00am EDT
georgetown and china. the two sides tried to make up today. georgetown coach john thompson and two players met with members of the chinese basketball team. both sides agree the brawl was an unfortunate incident. georgetown is on a 10-day goodwill tour of china. the game will be back in action this weekend in shanghai. >>> the search for a maryland woman missing in aruba has been postponed until next week. authorities say they are trying to look for robyn gardner in the area she was reported missing by her travel companion, gary giordano, the suspect in her disappearance. they say the delay is because they need more time to prepare. investigators say they have taken a sample of the dna and will use it just in case they need to test for any evidence in the future. >>> still no word tonight on who is behind the kidnapping of an american man in pakistan. it's been almost a week since a group of armed man snatched warren weinstein from his home. 70-year-old man is from rockville and was in the country working for arlington- based contractor j.e. austin associates. secretary of state hea
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Jul 15, 2010 11:00pm EDT
clean energy legislation now. >>> to china where a very strange sight in the sky had people wondering what's going o. this thing shut down air traffic if an hour and kept 18 planes on the ground last week. you're watching it fly over the city, the local airport's radar spotted it first. the largest english internet portal in china says the government knows what the thing is but won't comment. they say it is connected to the military. >>> president obama says forget the moon. let's head to an asteroid. he wants nasa to head into deep space instead of making a return to the moon. a senate panel is backing mr. obama's idea which would allow for commercial space development. it would also extend the life of the shuttle program and keep it -- keep the international space station running until at least 2020. >>> shawn yancy now with your fox 5 top five. >> up first tonight, wisdom, apple may have a fix for the new iphone 4. number five, after hundreds, even thousands of complaints about reception issues with its new iphone, apple will reportedly announce a fix. insiders say the co
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Dec 22, 2010 11:00pm EST
.  . >>> taking the edge off maryland, famous for crabs. but china might have the edge on making it easy to grab a crab on the go. these vending machines are popping up in subway
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Feb 17, 2011 11:00pm EST
. >>> taking the edge off tonight, this one is hard to believe, but a man in china has been walking around with a knife in his head for years. he'd been complaining about hehe
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