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Jun 2, 2011 10:00pm EDT
risk next. sed >>> for the second time in two years hackers in china are being blamed for hijacking information from google. the result? a massive information breach which the has compromised the security of g mail accounts linked to top government officials. fox 5's tom fitzgerald has more. >> it may be the biggest e-mail security breach ever directed at washington. google says hackers based in china a accessed the g mail of hundreds -- china accessed the g mail of hundreds of government and military officials, possibly even a cabinet official. >> the cyber attacks against this administration are incredible. >> reporter: virginia congressman wolfe has been pressing for a crackdown on hacking rings ever since he and 16 other congressmen had their computers hacked in an attack traced to china. he said the u.s. is too timid in dealing with the threat. >> when my computer is hit, nobody wants to say finally we found out through the fbi and others who did it, but nobody wanted to say. >> reporter: the hackers used a phishing program by tricking people into revealing their g mail passwor
FOX
Feb 19, 2013 10:00pm EST
attack from china, the info stolen and how the government plans to strike back. if you see a story we should look into, 202-895-3000, fox5tips@wttg.com. land o' lakes spreadable butter with canola oil is made with sweet cream, canola oil and salt. just three simple ingredients. what's in your spread? >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> a former ups driver on trial for the murders of a mother and daughter in prince george's county. the surviving family member who is scheduled to testify today against jason scott attempted suicide last night. now while she recovers the trial goes on without her testimony. fox 5's john henrehan has more on the murders and the case. >> reporter: in january of 2009 karen and carissa lofton, a mother and teenage daughter, were shot to death in their largo home. two months later delores and ebony dewitt, another mother daughter pair were murdered. their bodies were found in a burning stolen car. now retired firefighter charles flynn told the jury upon seeing the remains he had to briefly step away from the vehicle. >> it was pretty bad. anybody would rea
FOX
Oct 16, 2012 10:30pm EDT
deduct expenses when the move to china, allow them to profit to offshore, and not have to get taxed. all those changes in our tax cut would make a difference. governor romney wants to expand those tax breaks. one of his big ideas when it comes to corporate tax reforms would be to say if you invest overseas, you make profits overseas, as you did not have to pay u.s. taxes. of course, if you're a small business, or a big business, you have to pay even the reduced rate governor romney is talking about. that will create 800,000 jobs, the problem is they will be in china. or india. or germany. that is not the way we will create jobs. the way we will create jobs is not just to change our tax code, but also to double our exports. we are on pace to double our exports. that is why we have kept on pushing trade deals, but trade deals that make sure american workers and businesses are getting a good deal. governor romney talk about china. the private sector, governor romney's company invested in pioneers of outsourcing. that is not my phrase. that is what reporters called it. as far as currenc
FOX
Jul 10, 2011 10:00pm EDT
china's booming housing market is keeping many american lumberyards in business, why some say it could end up hurting u.s. workers.  -dad, why are you getting that? -that's my cereal. is there a prize in there? oh, there's a prize, all right. is it a robot? no. is it a jet plane? nope. is it a dinosaur? [ laughs ] [ male announcer ] inside every box of heart healthy cheerios are those great tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol. stickers? uh-uh. a superhero? ♪ kinda. [ male announcer ] and we think that's the best prize of all. ♪ hi. looking good! you've lost some weight. thanks! you noticed! you know these clothes are too big now, so i'm donating them. not going back there again. good for you! how'd you do it? eating right, whole grain. whole grain? whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't... multigrain cheerios has five whole grains and 110 lightly sweetened calories per serving... more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios. [ where d.c. goes to get away.o busc
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Nov 24, 2010 10:00pm EST
its way. steven bosworth from the state department was already in korea to discuss china's new uranium enrichment capacity. >> i think we've got to get tough with china. that's their no. 1 ally. they listen to china. that's their largest trading apparently. they cannot survive without china's assistance. >> reporter: but administration officials say secretary of state hillary clinton has no plans to call her chinese counterpart today but may too so in the coming days. pent -- do so in the coming days. pentagon officials hope the presence of the uss george washington will serve as a warning not just to north korea, but also to china. >>> homeland securities color code ad letter system could soon be history. it was implemented after 9/11. we've experienced red or severe along with orange and yellow alerts but have never gone into the lowist risk categories of green and blue. critics say the symptoms is tooing a saving and at risk of being used -- too vague and at risk of being a political scare tactic. >>> he was once one of the most powerful men in washington. tonight he's a con
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Apr 30, 2012 10:00pm EDT
carolina, jonathan serrie, fox news. >>> a tense standoff between the u.s. and china tonight. coming up next the human rights activist in the center of the international dispute and why it's bad timing for the u.s. >> and later a warning from dentists, a simple toothache turned deadly. fox 5 news is coming right back. at bank of america, we're lending and investing in the people and communities who call greater washington, d.c. home. from supporting an organization that helps new citizens find their way... to proudly supporting our washington redskins... and partnering with a school that brings academic excellence to the anacostia community. because the more we do in greater washington, d.c., the more we help make opportunity possible. >>> a human right activist sparked a diplomatic standoff between the u.s. and china. he escaped house arrest and the communist country -- from the communist country and is now u.s. embassy in beijing. fox 5's tom fitzgerald has the story. >> reporter: here in washington supporters of chen guangcheng demonstrated outside the chinese embassy. >> human right
FOX
Oct 17, 2013 10:30pm EDT
china town. once again at new big juan. we have our camera and once again it doesn't look good. in a new closure, 32 violations, including live roaches, dead roaches and several dead fish. and watch what we found. >> that fish that is upside down, that looks dead. is that dead? >> no. >> remember this january restaurant alert at new big wong, similar closure, same restaurant. and just like when inspectors were there, they told us no one trained in certified -- and certified in food safety. >> who is in charge trained in food safety right now? >> [ inaudible ] >> on m. street southwest house of kabobs were cited for insecretaries and rodent -- insects and rodents. >> they didn't want to talk or look inside of their kitchen. on k street meyer kabob house was closed citing 19 violations including a live roach in the bar area and hazardous food temperatures like raw chicken at 56 and lamb at 47. look what we found. >> we have a live one crawling around back here. >> still have a few problems. >> the manager told us what we were seeing was an improvement and they're working closely with
FOX
Aug 25, 2010 10:00pm EDT
website, an american company which advertising a controversial therapy in china, it involves stem cells from umbilical cord blood. beth sought other children with the same condition who were eventually able to see. they raised the $50,000 they need to travel to china last summer to get the treatments which involved eight separate infusions of the stem cells into summer grace's spine. >> it was pretty traumatic sometimes, but i knew it was for the best, and i try to keep that in my head the whole time. >> reporter: after the fifth treatment, beth and mandy say they noticed something. >> she saw, my heart just melted. >> we cried and celebrated, noticed she was reaching for objects. >> reporter: when she returned home to virginia, summer grace began to walk, held her head up higher, and reacted to light. >> she is very happy, has a lot of personality. before, she was not so brave and willing to do things. >> reporter: but she still has a ways to go. the alsons are now trying to raise money to take two more trips to china to continue the treatment. that is what they are told it will take,
FOX
Sep 25, 2011 10:00pm EDT
sunshine by friday. >>> thanks, gwen. >>> cash strapped california getting help from china. the state says it saved hundreds of millions of dollars by having china build the decks of the new san francisco oakland bay bridge. >> reporter: when it was built in 1936, the san francisco oakland bay bridge was a depression era project that put scores of americans to work. when its $6.3 billion replacement opens in two years, it will be an international affair, from the bottom up. from 525 feet above the water, you can see how big this project is. while the span is being assembled here, this is an example of out sourcing. half a dozen countries are contributing, none more so than china. 3,000 chinese workers spent three years fabricating the steel and tower. all of it shipped overseas from shanghai. and say critics, delivering another blow to california's bad economy and 12% unemployment rate. >> you lose the fabrication jobs, those people buying clothing -- >> reporter: they say they saved money and time. >> trying to get this finished by 2013. these segments were fabricated in shanghai, be
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 10:30pm EDT
windmills in china? was it a good idea to borrow all this money from countries like china and spend it on all these various different interest groups. >> joining us now, fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin. we'll get right to it. who won this? >> i said that it was romney last week. i felt the clear winner was definitely biden. everything they said that barack obama did wrong biden tried to make up for it. you're not going to hear anybody say that he was listless, that he was lethargic, that he lacked passion. he came on strong. came on from the start. his only weak answer was the one you pointed out where he never answered the question was there an intelligence failure, but as evening went on, i thought he got much stronger. didn't like the sort of smiling inappropriately which i think set people off, but in terms of substance, in terms of zeal, biden energized the base and he stopped maybe the conversation like whatever happened to the candidate. >> let's talk about the tone the vice president brought to this tonight. at one point calling congressman ryan's remarks marlakey, various ti
FOX
Jul 2, 2010 10:00pm EDT
motors is on the high in china driving ahead of america to become g.m.'s biggest market. g.m. selling 1.2 million cars in china so far this year. dr. pepper is doctoring up its recipe. that soda will start using sugar instead of high truck toes corn -- truck toes corn -- fructose corn syrup. that's business. how many ways can you be comfortable? an energy efficient infinity air conditioner by carrier can save you up to 56% on your cooling costs, while also reducing your impact on the environment. which is better for where you live, and better for where we all live. turn to the experts during cool choices and get up to $1200 cash back on an infinity system by carrier. >>> a marijuana case against paris hilton ended as quickly as it started. she was arrested in south africa on suspicious of weed. it happened at the world cup quarter finals between brazil and netherlands today. but a court in south africa later dropped the marijuana smoking case against hillton. her publicist says it was a complete misunderstanding. hilton tweeted i had nothing to do with it. >>> how much is tiger woods' soo
FOX
Aug 8, 2009 10:00pm EDT
page. >>> new tonight, a appy homecoming for a group of american students quarantined in china. the high school students were visiting china when one of them got sick. several later tested positive for swine flu. after being on lockdown for over two weeks, they arrived at dulles. we now see the happy reunion, jennifer? >> reporter: absolutely. all of the students who went to china together are home safe and sound and boy do they have stories to tell. they got more than they bargained for after getting caught up in a swine flu scare. three of the four who flew home tonight were hospitalized for several days after testing positive for the h1n1 virus. >> they still have to clear customs. >> reporter: four families wait anxiously for their teens to arrive from beijing. the relief and joy bubbles out of them when they see their children looking happy and most importantly, healthy. >> i had fun there, and i could have stayed longer. >> reporter: 21 students from the university of maryland left july 13th to learn about the chien ees culture and language. all were quarantined by the chinese
FOX
Aug 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
exhibition game turned basketbrawl. the georgetown hoyas on a trip to china got caught up in a fist throwing free for all during a game. >>> also caught on camera another flash mob robbery at a local store. this time the suspects are all women. thanks for staying up late with us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. more on those stories in a moment. >>> we'll begin tonight with the thunderstorms rolling through the area, straight down to sue palka watching it on the weather center. >> hey, we still have about seven counties that have reat least part of their region under a severe thunderstorm warning at this hour. this has been going on since about 3:00 this afternoon. let me take you to area to see the areas lit up in yellow. we just dropped a few now. the northern storm just dropped out, but we still continue to have very strong storms up here around frederick and moving out of washington county and now closer to carroll county and then down to our south we still have fauquier, rap-on being and culpeper in severe thunderstorm -- rappahannock and culpeper and some of thes
FOX
Jul 7, 2009 10:00pm EDT
thousand arrested. chaos in china is ripping the country apart tonight. but the conflict is spilling in d.c., a big player in the protest is bringing her fight to the united states. >>> plussaving lives turns into a record-breaking day right here. we'll take you into the kidney swap for doctors at hopkins hospital when fox 5 news at 10 rolls on. your pet makes lots of friends. but there's one little friend you don't want him to meet. the flea. just one in your home can turn into thousands-fast, infesting carpets, furniture, even your bed. to stop an infestation, ask for frontline plus. it quickly kills fleas, their eggs, and larvae-even ticks. it's waterproof. and one dose lasts all month long. fleas are nobody's friends. ask for the vet's #1 choice for dogs and cats-frontline plus. woo-hoo!!!! woo-hoo!!!! woo-hoo!!!! woo-hoo!!!! kobak. mr. miller (announcer) everyone's heading to arby's for the official $5 combo of summer. featuring arby's new bbq bacon cheddar roastburger with curly fries and a drink for only $5. big on bbq taste, it's the $5 combo done better. . >>> more
FOX
Apr 4, 2010 10:00pm EDT
who need them. >> reporter: meanwhile, china is accused of holding down the value of their dollar, hurting the u.s. and arriving our unemployment picture. last week the treasury secretary said he would delay a report to congress until after china's president visits washington this month. some lawmakers are not so happy about that. >> we have a real problem with the chinese. they are smart, they take our jobs and money and lend it back to us and own a big part of america. so let's watch exactly what is happening. if we get something concrete, a delay my be okay. >> and critics say they're delaying the currency report because they want china's cooperation for new sanctions on iran. summers says that is not true but he admits he is not satisfied with where we are with exports to china. >>> and some top g.o.p. lawmakers want accountability at the national committee. michael steele is under fire for controversial spending, including 2000 at a sex-themed club in california. some are asking that steele step down. th rnc planes to get the money back. >> and people that contribute to the c
FOX
Jun 19, 2011 10:00pm EDT
time line expands as well. back to you. [no audio] >>> a rescue taught on tape in china. a man and woman were crossing the bridge and it overflowed. emergency crews were able bring them to safety with help of a bulldozer. >>> israel is dealing with a serious situation, the possibility of war. in response, israel today launched a major five-day home front offensive exercise intended to prepare its population and emergency services to respond to massive missile attacks. leyland vitter is in jerusalem with a closer look. >> reporter: most of israel is within the range of hezbollah's rockets to the south, and certainly within range of iran's missiles. homeland defense here takes on a new meaning, because from the time an attack is launched to when the warning is given, to when people need to be in shelters is just minutes. this week the country goes through massive drills, including evacuating schools into bomb shelters. on wednesday, air raid sirens will go off, and all 7.7 million israelis are supposed to report to safe rooms in their office buildings. this year even the government o
FOX
Nov 25, 2010 10:00pm EST
would be lots of other negative consequences. >> reporter: which is why many experts say china is the key. beijing has a major interest in not wanting this to escalate into something more serious because it could mean millions of refugees flowing across the shared border with north korea taking a toll on the regional economy. >> and by the way, if north korea were to collapse, you'll see u.s. and south korean troops moving north into north korea to secure that nuclear material and china doesn't want that to happen. china doesn't want u.s. troops near its border. so all these countries have an interest in avoiding a war. >> reporter: walsh says the danger is not a deliberate war, but what he calls an accidental war which is precisely what the u.s. is trying to avoid. >>> wikileaks planned to release more sensitive military trials could test our ties with foreign allies. the files could contain derogatory comments about foreign leaders we consider friends and also expose details about surveillance in u.s. diplomatic compounds abroad. >>> students stormed the leaning tower of pizza and r
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 10:30pm EDT
borrowing money from china for things we don't need. including images, this is one of the clean ones. the sign reads, will work for food. here's some of the back story. romney's funding commitment, not a big surprise. he told fortune magazine he would cut the subsidy from the budget. hash tag, save bag bird is trending and hope handed me this. apparently big bird has his own page on twitter. we're going to continue to monitor your comments on our facebook page. myfoxdc. tweet me at will thomas. we'll continue to monitor all of it. this is still evolving. the debate just minutes old now. shawn, back up to you. >> there's simply at big bird. there are a will the of folks jumping on twitter. and we are following other big stories, including a mystery in virginia. a teenager missing since monday. the clues in the still developing case are coming up next. also ahead tonight, a giant man hunt is underway after a brutal attack on an elderly man. and sue, what's going on with the forecast? >> it's another mild night. the good news is, we don't have all that fog around tonight, we do have a couple
FOX
Jan 19, 2011 10:00pm EST
for a free tibet in support of the dalai lama and calling for change in china's human rights policies. >>> new tonight a spike in burglaries rocking an alexandria neighborhood. fox 5's audrey barnes talked with one one homeowner who came face to face with the suspect. >> i was sitting here at my desk about 2:30, 2:45. >> reporter: emily shaw was working at her computer when she was startled by what sounded like a battering ram pounding at her backdoor. >> about the third bang i could see the door pulsing and the fourth bang the door flew open and there was a man standing there with a black puffy jacket and a hood over his head and i yelled and said what are you doing? get out of my house. >> reporter: shaw wasn't hurt and the suspect took off empty handed. police think he's the same person who has tried to break into the stackhouse family's house on lloyd lane four times in the last two weeks. >> he broke front window with either elbow or wrist. nobody knows and tried to open the door knob from the inside. >> reporter: jed stackhouse has seen the guy prowling around the family's home
FOX
Sep 6, 2012 10:00pm EDT
engineers coming out of china. s and engineers coming out of china. after all we've been through i don't believe that rolling back regulations on wall street will help the small businesswoman expand or the laid off construction worker keep his home. we have been there. we've tried that and we're not going back. we are moving forward, america. tried that, and we are not going back. [ cheering and applause ] now i won't pretend the path i'm offering is quick or easy. i never have. you didn't elect me to tell you what you wanted to hear. you elected me to tell you the truth. [ cheering and applause ] >> and the froth is it will take more than a -- the truth is it will take more than a few years to solve challenges that built up over decades, require common effort and shared responsibility and the kind of bold experimentation that franklin roosevelt pursued during the only crisis worse than this one and by the way, those of us who carry on his party of legacy should remember that not every problem can be remedied with another government program or dictate from washington, but know this
FOX
Jun 1, 2011 10:00pm EDT
, brian. >>> dc says china town is safer because of officer presence and community bonds, and are being accredited for the drop in crime. there are 12 officers assigned to a china town patrol. metro police and part-time security officers are also helping out in the area. police began an extra focus on china town in 2009 after receiving complaints from the area. >>> mckinley principal is getting his job back, even though david pender is the subject of two ongoing investigation. he's been on administrative leave and today the schools released this statement: the investigations repeated did not substantiate a finding that principal pender should be removed from his position. as such, we anticipate he will run to lead mckinley next school year. one of the ongoing investigations is looking into allegations that pender tampered with grades. >>> a new maryland law giving some illegal immigrants in-state college tuition gathered signatures in a petition drive tonight. the group turned in more than 62,000 signatures last night. that's more than the 56,000 needed to put the issue on the 2012 ball
FOX
Aug 19, 2011 11:00pm EDT
zero. >>> new details tonight about that basketball brawl between georgetown and china. a form of goodwill took place today just hours after the fight. hoyas coach john thompson iii and jason clark and hollis thompson met with members of the chinese basketball team this morning. the meeting was described as cordial and friendly. earlier tonight i spoke with a mother of one of the georgetown basketball players henry sims. brenda sims says she was surprised to learn about the fight and became very emotional as she talked about it with me. >> shawn told me and i was like oh, i was speechless. i was like oh, my goodness. so yeah, i found out through someone else that heard the news. >> reporter: have you had a chance to talk it to henriette? >> i haven't. we had set up -- henry yet? >> i haven't. we set up a site and i've been trying, but i spoke with audrey, jason garth's mom, and she assured me he she talked to jason. she assure -- she assured me she talked to jason and everyone was okay and henry was okay and no one was injured, so that really helped a lot that she was able to talk
FOX
Jan 28, 2010 10:00pm EST
in china. he's like a rock son a farewell tour. fans flocking to the national zoo to see tai shan one last time. >> i really want to keep tai shan. >> reporter: and in typical celebrity fashion, the famous giant panda was not phased by all the attention. >> it's just so funny how he can eat for almost three hours straight and not stop. >> reporter: tai shan is leaving the zoo next thursday heading to a conservation and breeding center in china. even though he was born at the national zubak in 2005 -- zoo back in 2005, he's still the property of china. >> it's sad. we came and saw him when he was just newborn. now we've come to say goodbye and we're going to miss him. >> it's really sad. when he was born, i watched him on tv when you could get on- line and watch on the computer. i watched him possibly for the first three months every day for an hour. >> reporter: tai shan will be traveling in style when he leaves. fed ex is flying him, another panda from atlanta, plus a vet and an animal keeper on a special plane called the panda express. >> certainly it's really bittersweet to acc
FOX
Dec 23, 2010 10:00pm EST
about animals like that animal right there. china is now allowing the pandas at the national zoo to stay in the district until a longer deal is complete. china granted an extension of its lease of the two giant pandas. both animals are in d.c. on a 10 year $10 million loan from china. the national zoo is trying to negotiate a new agreement for the panda breeding and research program. it expects an agreement next month. >>> know your opponent brought to you by mcdonald's. >> oh, one of our favorite parts of the week. >> i look forward to it. >> each week at this time feldy quizzes a certain redskin about the upcoming city and opponent. >> this week the skins are in jacksonville. so which floridian did you test? >> i couldn't find a floridian, but close enough. i found linebacker rocky mcintosh from the south, but you need to watch, wisdom, because you and laura are going head to head in a little thing we like to call know your opponent. >> it's time for another exciting episode of know your opponent. now here's your host dave feldman. >> reporter: know if know your opponent with rock
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Jul 30, 2009 10:00pm EDT
with its lights on. so far no arrests. >>> several local students quarantined in china bcause of swine flu fears are back home tonight. some were diagnosed with the h1n1 virus and had to be hospitalized but they've all now recored and say they're happy to be home. fox 5's bob barnard is live at dulles international airport tonight where the teens landed a little earlier today disblb shawn, their direct flight from beijing landed here at dulles just about two hours ago. the students and their parents you're about to meet all seemed glad to have this experience behind them. they're back from an adventure of a lifetime. summer school in china. but for these high school students mostly from maryland, theirs was a journey sidetracked by germs. >> i was only in the hospital for a day because i had a small temperature so they took me in. they tested me and i was negative for swine flu so they let me out again. some people were in there for a week. but they went to the nice one. >> some people didn't have swine flu. some of them did and had high temperatures. and they had like swabs and took -
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Sep 15, 2012 11:00pm EDT
manufacturing when president t 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. >>> a health alert from the national institutes of health. a seventh person has died after contracting a deadly super bug at the clinical center in bethesda. the patient was a boy from minnesota who arrived at the research hospital
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Jan 10, 2010 10:00pm EST
pandas left for china. >> i really wanted to see the pandas for a long time. >> reporter: kaelin says he's sad for the first panda cub successfully bred here at the zoo going back to china in the next few weeks. tai shan's departure is more heartbreaking because his parents are next. continue continue and may shing -- mei xiang are scheduled to go back in september but the zoo says there's hope they might be able to renegotiate their contract with china this spring. it's highly unlikely anyone will want to move mei xiang if she gets pregnant meaning all eyes are on tian tian to see if he and his human helpers got the job done. at the national zoo, tisha thompson, fox 5 news. >> i hate to see tai shan go. >> what good news if we have another panda cub to celebrate. >>> zoo officials say they have tried to artificially inseminate mei xiang at least eight times in the last seven years. most recently last january. >> as you know, tai shan is not the only young one getting attention at the zoo these days. today is this one's first birthday. she's a western lowland gorilla, the seventh
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Aug 18, 2012 10:00pm EDT
typical teenager. 14-year-old china loves to make jewelry. she started making her own creations when she was 10 and her fifth grade teacher encouraged her to turn her hobby into a business. now she is doing just that with a help of ble, a small minority owned business in maryland. china's jewelry is on sale there right now. >> it is very exciting to see a young entrepreneur launch her business. she is very talented and i'm happy that she was able to launch it here at ble. >> i like that i can be creative. i don't have any limits to what i'm making. my opinion, my everything. >> china says her favorite type of jewelry to make involves wire and she is hoping to grow her business and mass produce several pieces from her line by the time she graduates high school. >>> well, it's the time of year for back to school shopping. these days there's a lot more than just pens and pencils and notebooks on the list. a new school year also means new gadgets for your students. fox's brenda butner has more in this week's shopper's market. >> going back to school used to mean choosing pens, penci
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Mar 9, 2011 10:00pm EST
place china town. officials were on the hot seat at the council answering questions about its overall safety. fox 5's will thomas is monitoring metro for us tonight. >> reporter: hi, shawn, let's begin with a flash back, some of the recent assault in metro locations in the past seven months. in february, a passenger told us he saw a woman being harassed outside a station. he jumped in to help and a group of teens started beating him. also last month, someone posted a video on a fight on the orange line. teens egging on teens kicking and throwing punches. a group of teenagers were recorded in a fight, and nobody did anything to help a man being beat up. august last year, a 70-person fight erupted at the gallery place china town stop. teenage suspects sent four people to the hospital, and in that same stop, another problem involving young people. kids fighting outside the gallery place china town metro stop ended with a knife attack. police say a juvenile stabbed a man in the leg. >> it did not occur on the metro property, none whatsoever. in fact, it was about 785 eighth street. we ass
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Nov 4, 2010 10:00pm EDT
incident that seriously injured several people. rob is live in china town to start us out tonight. >> reporter: this time the trouble was at the gallery place metro in china town. one of the escalators remains shut down for at least 24 hours. metro says there is a problem with the brakes. now, metro sent workers over here to inspect the escalator today after reports serviced the second tier escalator malfunctioned last night. witnesses say it happened after a caps game at the verizon center, fans poured on to the metro, the escalator was packed. steven davis was with his wife here's how he described what happened next. >> it felt like something let go the platform standard speeding up, was going about twice as fast as they're supposed to go. you could tell something was wrong, people at the bottom were starting to pile up too quick, panicking just a little bit. we got on the bottom, jumped off, bumped into the person in front of me behind me. nobody fell down. it wasn't super dangerous, but it felt like if it kept going, because right after we got off it slowed down and came to a
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May 20, 2012 10:00pm EDT
diplomatic battle that tested u.s. and china relations. fox's dade miller has the story >> reporter: guangcheng is now settling into his new life: the self-taught lawyer blinded by childhood ill necessary is still nursing a foot injury. thing speaking out saturday in a way he could not back home. >> the american government has provided great assistance and given me partial citizenship rights here. >> for the one-birth policy and forced abortion, for speaking against it, he was beaten. >> you lie, your hands are all tied up and you cannot move at all and then they beat you in that time >> reporter: just fate was unclear. he sought refuge in the u.s. embassy in beijing. following weeks of tense negotiation, chinese government allowed him to leave. >> the chairman who chaired a hearing on capitol hill had only spoken to cheng on the phone. >> when i saw him get out of the one, he was compel rating and it was energizing that we need to do more to tripp our effort. >> cheng has been virtually ignored in china. the state agency says that he is studying abroad. if you do an online search i
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Nov 28, 2010 10:00pm EST
unfortunately. >> international leaders hope china will step in and help defuse the situation before it turns into an all out war. >>> there is a new twist in the case of a somali born teen accused of plotting a terror a acquisition in portland oregon. a fire broke out -- attack in portland oregon. a fire brought out in that teen's mosque and federal agents say this is no accident. >> reporter: federal agents say the arrest of mohamed osman mohamud, arrested friday night after allegedly attempting to detonate a car bomb during a crowded christmas tree lighting in portland. police say he drove a van to the annual event under the impression it was packed with explosives. instead they were fakes planted by undercover fbi agents. they've been trailing him for nearly a year after being tipped off about his radical beliefs and while the bombs were a dud, authorities say the threat was very real. >> at every turn he demonstrated his determination to commit jihad even after the test bomb, even after he was cautioned by the undercover agents that there would be women and children involved. >>
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Oct 8, 2010 10:00pm EDT
prison sentence in china, his crime writing a paper for free speech. earlier we spoke about the decision to honor liu xiaobo. >> china is the single biggest dictatorship on earth right now. so the fact the award was given this time to an emblematic figure in this country is justice being made on human rights in the world. >> president obama won the nobel peace prize last year. today he called on china to free liu xiaobo. beijing condemned the award and filed a formal protest. >>> you may see more police and search dogs the next time you ride the rails. operation rail safe started today. automatic weapons, bomb sniffing dogs, back-check points part of the drill to improve preparation reaction in the event of a terrorist threat at train stations. amtrak says it is not related to the increased terror warnings in europe. >>> a reminder if you're riding metro during the holiday weekend, the fair good west and mcpherson stations were closed for repairs. the stations reopen tuesday morning, monday the holiday. the closures come at a busy time. the caps kick off their home opener tomorr
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Aug 21, 2011 10:00pm EDT
hoyas goodwill trip to china is back on track after a bench clearing brawl in last week's game. the georgetown university men's basketball team won today's friendly match against a chinese team in shanghai. georgetown is ready to leave thursday's fight in the past. >> the way we came in the other day is not how anyone would have anticipated life or very few people ever have seen anything like that, but at the same time you move on. you grow. you meet the next day. you realize that, you know, there aren't that many differences between us. >> last week's fight forced the game to stop twice and then it was eventually ended early. the fight apparently began because the game was becoming too physical. >>> an early morning tomorrow for students in prince george's county in the district. it is the first day of classes for the new school year. it is also the first day for the use of speed cameras in ft. washington. these cameras are set up in the area of bordine middle school and kayak elementary school on allentown road. the first 30 days you get a warning if you speed through. after that
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Feb 3, 2010 10:00pm EST
zoo's prized panda cub heads to china tomorrow morning. here's the game plan. at 8:00 a.m. he will be loaded into a crate. at 8:30 that crate goes on to a fed ex truck. at 9:00 it is off to dulles airport and at 12:05 tai shan is airborne and on his way to china. fox 5's beth parker has more on the zoo's final farewell. >> reporter: no matter how cute you are, it is tough to satisfy your fans on an empty stomach. sometimes the oohs and aahs from the crowd drown out the sound of tai shan munching on bamboo. this is the panda's final day but frances wynn has been ocused on tai shan since the beginning. >> my mom thought i was crazy hanging out here every weekend because i'm older. you're never going to meet a man and get married. >> you can take photographs. you have to talk to people. >> reporter: they talked. he remembers seeing her first. >> i think we were like -- he said he actually remembered a time when he saw me and my mom came and i was eating potato chips and my mom looked at him. >> reporter: she give you a funny look? >> she gave me a dirty look. >> reporter: that was not
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Jan 18, 2011 10:00pm EST
the us owes china. china goods are becoming more expensive in the us while american products are getting cheaper in china, which is what the white house wants. >> keep in mind that the united states is the biggest buyer of chinese stuff and the chinese economy would be hurt substantially if the us demand for what the chinese manufacture. they'll be the guest of honor at the third state dinner tonight. house speaker john boehner turned down his invitation. it is the third state dinner invitation he's declined under the obama administration. his office says he will meet with the chinese president privately. >>> the former haitian dictator known as baby duck is facing charges of corruption. he was led into a court today. his attorneys says the case is in the hands of the judge who will decide if there's enough evidence to go to trial. he's accused of pistolering the treasury in haiti before his exile in 1986. he hasn't said why he came back to haiti over the weekend. >>> redskins fans, already dreaming about next season, but will there be one? a lock out could be looming. find out w
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Apr 26, 2010 10:00pm EDT
china. a young girl got herself wedged between two buildings. she was playing a game of hide and seek when she got stuck. it took rescuers a few hours and few tries but they were able to save her by digging a hole and tearing down one of those walls. >>> also caught on camera a homeless man lying lifeless on a new york city sidewalk after being stabbed. several people just walked by. no one even stopped to help. the guatemalan immigrant was stabbed while helping a woman who was attacked by a man. both ran from the scene after the stabbing. the dyeing man lay there for an hour before someone finally called for help. by the time the firefighters arrived it was too late. >>> gun violence on the streets of chicago has gotten so bad some lawmakers are making a controversial proposal. two legislators want the illinois national guard to patrol the city. with no money for extra officers reporters say it is common sense. the superintendent of police disagrees. >> i served in the military. i'm used to that type tv environment. and you're not bound by getting a search warrant if you have to ente
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Dec 5, 2009 10:00pm EST
china as an infant, are growing increasingly alarmed by reports that thousands of chinese infants were stolen from their birth parents and sold for profit. >> she was not left at the gate until she was two months old. so, me thought and hope has been that she really has a family, a birth family that wanted the best for her. >> that may not be the case. harrowing stories of infants ripped from their families in chinese villages a do -- put fear in some adoptive parents worldwide and some went to china to find the truth. infant trafficking is a concern for years and the chinese government is cracking down, closing orphanages and imprisoning kidnappers. the problems don't stop there. it's not necessarily the case where it will be positive for the children to return to their original birth family, the trafficking has been the case. the kids have been raised abroad and in a culture without the language of the country. >> i think i can never give her back. unfortunately for the birth mother, but i would do my best to have an open relationship with her. >> along with the heartbreaking decisio
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May 23, 2010 10:00pm EDT
he lived flu the crash that killed 158. >>> a violent train derailment in china, it crashed into huge piles of dirt and debris that buried the tracks after a landslide. it made the rescue efforts more dangerous. a news agency says 70 people injured after they were trapped inside the mangled train cashes. >>> an angry louisiana governor says he's had enough of waiting for the federal government to solve the oil spill. bp officials will try again to patch up the leaking well on tuesday but with crude spill spewing from an oil rig in the gulf, governor bobby jindal and locals are building a chain of burms that would skirt the coastline and provide a shield from the oil spills. >> we've really only got two options. we can either fight the oil off of the coast and protect louisiana or we're going to be spending months and years removing oil along thousands of miles of fragmented wetlands that serve as a nursery for marine wildlife for the gulf and our country. >> reporter: federal officials are pressing bp for a solution and interior secretary ken salazar is saying fix it or step aside. >>
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Oct 10, 2012 10:00pm EDT
creates 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. infringement on our lives.s like to ovesuch an...on new jobs. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> investigators want to know who set a church on fire in potomac heights at the baptist church. the damage is $80,000 worth on the inside. someone poured accelerants through a broken window in the sanctuary and started the fire that went out by itself. if you know anything about who set the fire or saw anything suspicious, please call the state fire marshal. >>> monitoring metro tonight, metro showing off a replica of its latest railcars scheduled to go into service sometime in the next 18 months. fox 5's john henrehan goes inside to give us a look toni
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Sep 14, 2012 10:00pm EDT
manufacturing when 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. >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> a maryland man sentenced to seven years in jail after being convicted of scamming nearly a dozen people who thought they were saving their homes from foreclosure of it's estimated he took about $5,000 from each victim. fox 5's john henrehan gives us a closer look as the scammer was sentenced. >> reporter: the state's torn for montgomery county -- attorney for montgomery county says 11 different individuals lost money and in some cases lost their homes and businesses because of the dealings of carlos sanchez and franco villa toro. >> i think by its design it targeted individuals with t
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Jan 12, 2010 10:00pm EST
children's jewelry made in china. 12 of them had raised levels of cadmium, the heavy metal that can hinder brain development in children and is also known to cause cancer. wal-mart and claire's has stopped selling the jewelry. >>> a health alert of a different kind. this is about an author too good to be true. one man thought he was getting a free trial for teeth whitener. now he's trying to find a way out of the extra charges on his credit card. >> reporter: out of work and on the job hunt, chris wanted to put his best face forward. >> i wanted to whiten my teeth a bit because i am a tea drinker and wine drinker. >> reporter: he noticed a blog by a woman in his hometown. >> reporter: the woman wrote about a solution for white teeth. she provided nks on how to get a free trial offer. >> what the heck. it's free and you pay shipping and handling. >> reporter: what chris did not notice until later, way down at bottom of the page in small shaded text it says the story depicted on this site and the person depicted in the story are not real. >> these blogs may not be written by anybody, any rea
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May 18, 2010 10:00pm EDT
: the u.s. is catching up. other countries like china have been doing this for some time. >> their winners have already been found penetrating into the pentagon. >> reporter: many recent attacks, including those against google and yahoo, are thought to have come from china. >> i guess they call themselves hackers but people that compromise computers and destroy what they've compromised, they're not hackers. they're just punks. >> reporter: michael uses his cyber powers for good. after winning they started developing a series of courses for the sans institute. >> there are hundreds or thousands of other kids like me. they love computers or they love exploiting. >> reporter: identifying weaknesses in the nation's cyber security, growing a new generation of defenders that might be sitting in a high school classroom as we speak. maureen umeh, fox 5 news. >> the u.s. typier challenge hopes to -- cyber challenge hopes to find 10,000 candidates by next year. you can find out more on myfoxdc.com. >>> a lot of talk about privacy on facebook recently. you can click your 50 settings with more
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Aug 4, 2011 10:00pm EDT
earning season and we are seeing record earnings, companies like apple saw sales in china grow sixfold and it's a global economic story. so while there might be doom and gloom right now companies are actually doing quite well. i think panicking is the worst idea. >> reporter: what's causing all of this? we've been talking about europe, the troubles there for weeks, months now. of what the catalyst? what happened today -- what was the catalyst? what happened today that caused this? >> pinpointing why the market does what it does is impossible, but i think we're seeing the fear cycle in finance. nothing has changed since next week. in fact, we've seen more clarity. seven some budget cutbacks and some ways of curtailing the debt. it should by all means be better but at the same time when we woke up monday morning and there's a selloff and people compact things to be better, a lot of the time this kind of stuff snowballs on itself. >> reporter: people with 401ks, not a whole lot you can do there. let's say you've got some money in the stock market. you were telling me in the green
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Aug 22, 2010 10:00pm EDT
people have been moved out of northern china. some airlifted to safety because getting to remote areas is next to impossible here. this flood season is being called china's worst is more than a decade. >>> what do you want to talk about? heat, the mugginess, the rain? we've pretty much done it. >> i know. >> add a little salt and pepper, and you have a little weather stew. >> today we had a little peak of the sun. not a whole lot. we have a lot of clouds outside right now. take a look. but things are improving because we're getting a break finally in that humidity as we move through in the next 24 hours. i'm sure everybody is going to be happy to hear that. but some of you did need an umbrella today and some of did you not. so let's take a look at where we're headed. this early part of the week we did have showers in the forecast. you'll have to keep the umbrella handy. the humidity is going to drop. that is good news. temperatures are going to take a little dip as well. a few days is going to be on the cooler side. but late week we're talking dry and more sunshine for you. that's going t
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May 4, 2012 10:00pm EDT
diplomatic standoff with china. chinese dissident chen guangcheng is blind. i new york university reportedly offered chen -- a new york university reportedly offered chen a fellowship and secretary of state hillary clinton said chen will also be offered a u.s. visa. >> we are also encouraged by the official statement issued today by the chinese government confirming that he can apply to travel abroad for this purpose. >> secretary clinton is in china for two days of high level economic and security talks. >>> acid thrown on a maryland woman and her young daughter. now it's judgment day for the woman who arranged the horrifying attack, what the victim had to say after today's courtroom drama next. does your phone give you all day battery life ? droid does. and does it launch apps by voice while learning your voice ? launch cab4me. droid does. keep left at the fork. does it do turn-by-turn navigation ? droid does. with verizon, america's largest 4glte network and motorola, whatever you want to do... droid does. real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you nee
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Jul 21, 2009 10:00pm EDT
. >>> and a developing story, local students quarantined in china, the group in the middle of a swine flu scare. eight were diagnosed with the virus, more about the culture, but now they're learning about the ways to control the problem. >> reporter: wearing masks, these students from the university of maryland have mainly seen the inside of hospitals and hotel rooms, not quite the trip they had hoped for, natalie chen is among the students now diagnosed with the swine flu. >> sounds like you do have the flu, natalie. >> reporter: her mom thought the summer trip to china would be an incredible experience for her 16-year-old daughter, touring the square, learning about the chinese language and seeing the culture up close. but then she got sick and so did some of her trip mates and the teachers. >> they're basically taking their temperat a day, and if they register a degree high, they're sent to the an ambulance. that is the policy. >> reporter: three of them attended school in bethesda where they say another has the swine flu. all of this means a lot of late night phone calls and stres
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May 3, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. embassy want to leave china. chen guangcheng first agreed to a deal that would keep him in china, but his family felt threatened and want to leave the country. the situation has created a sensitive diplomatic issue between washington and beijing. the state department has not said if it will reopen negotiations to help chen gay average cheng. >>> up next -- chen guangcheng. >>> up next how you can get great concert seats without getting ripped off. >> if you see a story we should look into, tend your tips to fox5tips at wttg.com or give us a call at 202-895-3000.  [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable and enjoying it less and less? upgrade to verizon fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month guaranteed for two-years with no annual contract required. this is a limited time offer, so don't wait. get fios at this great price. act now and get $250 back, if you sign a 2-year contract. hurry! call 1.888.get.fios. or visit us online to save even more. fios. a network ahead. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >>>
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Nov 15, 2009 10:00pm EST
. your world delivered. ic >>> president obama is in china tonight, his first trip there as president. lespend one day in -- he will spend one day in shanghai. but the. does not expect to address issues like human rights are the chinese military. instead he's hoping to focus on a mutually beneficial partnership between china and the u.s. >>> the president is tangled in a controversy here at home about the trials of several suspected 9/11 terrorists. >> among the suspects self- proclaimed mastermind khalid sheik mohammad. they're all set to stand trial just blocks away from ground zero. but as fox 5's sarah simmons reports, that decision leaves many people angry and bewildered about the government's move. >> reporter: the emotion and fear around the 9/11 attacks are still felt by many to this very day. now the self-proclaimed mastermind behind the attacks is headed back the scene of the crime. >> that is something that typically happens in the criminal law. the cases are typically tried in the place where the offense occurred. and so that was one of the factors. >> reporter: he is set
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Aug 11, 2010 10:00pm EDT
stinkies. ♪ stinky, stinky, stinky ♪ hefty, hefty, hefty >>> check out this dramatic rescue if china caught on camera. take a close look at the middle of your screen. that is a 9 crearld boy. somehow he got trapped between two walls with an opening less than 8 inches wide. rescue teams couldn't pull him out from above so they had to break through above to get him out. he is expected to be okay. >>> if fed up flight attendant to cult hero. tonight steven slater is out of jail and he's speaking out. he's facing felony charges for that now infamous exit down at jet blue emergency slide. now people from all over are hitting the internet urging the airline to let him keep his job. lauren green has details. >> reporter: steven slater posted $2500 bail one day after his spectacular meltdown inside the cabin of a jet blue aircraft. reaction from aboard that flight detail slater's profanity-laced tirade. >> i turned around and looked at them, did this just happen? did he just swear at a passenger on the intercom? >> reporter: his attorney later described slater's actions aboard jet blue. >> h
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