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Dec 4, 2009 6:00am EST
. >> he grew up before washington's eyes and will soon be heading toward china. he will go there for breeding. >> we should keep them. >> born at the national zoo, tai shan may feel like he is a washingtonian. he has always belonged to to china. the zoo paid $600,000 to happen for just two years. now time is up and tai shan must go. quest i'm celebrating 54 years of marriage. harkin and panda the boss? -- how can a panda leave us? >> most visitors come specifically to see panda. the good news is tai shan's parents are still here. there is a lot of interest. we're expecting an announcement from the suit coming up at 10:00. we will let you know how much time there will be so you can see tai shan. >> it seems just yesterday he was the size of a stick of butter. >> he must have eaten a lot of butter. he is much bigger now. >> thank you. >>> 6:00 for is your time. one day in after a jobs summit, -- 6:004. one day after a jobs summit, president obama hits the road to get america working. >> the main question is how to get unemployed americans back to work. this will be reinforced when the
ABC
Aug 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
kong down 2.5%. the china's stock markets fell 1.5%. the dow jones starts the day down nearly 420 points. karen travers joins us from northwest with what we can expect in the day ahead. good morning. >> good morning. for nervous investors and traders, thank goodness it's friday after another rollercoaster weekends in. global in asian stocks were down sharply today because of more concerned about a second recession in the u.s. and the spiralling debt crisis in europe. the group last on wall street continues. yesterday the dow jones was down 400 -- more than 400 points because of more bad news on the job front. unemployment claims benefits are up once again, over. 400,000 that's up 9000 from the previous week. in atlanta there was hard? from these hard times. the 5000 people lined up for hours at a job fair in trying desperately to get one of 2000 jobs available. many of them left disappointed and very frustrated. but there are still two bright spots among small the bleak news. mortgage rates are rector lowest levels in history and oil prices continued dropping. that means gas price
ABC
Sep 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
the plan to wind down government involvement in the financial sector. the dow is still down. china is threatening to retaliate in a growing trade dispute. it is taken the first step to imposing tariffs on american exports although products and chickens. president obama slapped a tariffs on chinese tires last week. two airlines are competing to buy a stake in japan's largest carrier. a deal would give delta a japanese partner and access to the airport near tokyo's business district. american will like to form a joint partnership. the fourth largest cell phone company may be looking to expand its network. t mil's owner is considered a multibillion-dollar bid for sprint nextel. t mobil has been struggling to compete with larger rivals. it was good to be bad at the box office. "tyler perry's i can do bad all by myself" opened in the top spot, taking in more than $24 million. "9" debuted in second place, and "inglourious basterds" slips to third. ken cell phones caused counterattacks we will look at concerns raised by a new study. and that is your "money scope" report. i am vinita nair.
ABC
Apr 14, 2010 6:00am EDT
. now to breaking news. >> we begin with the breaking news from western china. a strong earthquake has killed at least 200 people and injured thousands more. the 6.5 quake struck in the qinghai province, near the szechuan province where a 2000 earthquake killed 68,000 people. people fled to the streets in panic as buildings began collapsing. rescuers are trying to free people trapped in rubble. >> our other top story this morning, d.c. schools chancellor michelle rhee is under fire this morning for a mathematics mistake that may have cost more than 200 jobs. if there's a growing movement to get the fired teachers reinstated. brianne carter is live in northwest with the latest details. good morning. >> good morning. the president of the teachers union will work to get some of the teachers reinstated. this all comes from a miscalculation on the average of teacher salaries in the district. if the teachers that were let go are wanting answers. >> and i am furious. >> this morning d.c. educators are outraged after having learned that incorrect budget calculations led to the firings of more
ABC
Jul 31, 2009 6:00am EDT
from quarantined in china. we'll have more on their return after a swine flu outbreak. good morning, washington. 6:30. i am doug mckelway. alison has the day off. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. last >> f j oulfyuly. y. litooks like it will be the me in august as it has been uggy m. .tois e hiew maybe a little fog. you'll feel the mugginess this morning. clouds are on the increase. showers developing later in the afternoon. some could be strong to severe. hot and dry on saturday. thunderstorms will move back in on sunday. >> good in maryland in and out of 95. things are good on 50. no delays between 109 and the beltway. virginia has some sticky points. this is the exit on 395 to shirlington. we have the backup and duke street. there is an accident on the narrow left shoulder. it will be a complicated scenario from the the beltway on up to shirlington. now to doug mckelway. >> thank you. >>> the cash for clunkers program might be too popular. so many drivers have gone to their nearest dealer that the rebate program is running on empty. we have more on this. good m
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Jul 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
. >>> christmas sales in the midsummer? also, china is taking over the top spot when it comes to energy consumption. rob nelson has those stories and more. >>> we begin with the senate said end the stalemate over the unemployment benefits. senate democrats are prepared to restore jobless checks for 2.5 million people whose benefits ran out during a standoff over benefits. the new senator from west virginia was born in to replace grant reedbird and they got the votes they needed with that. china has passed the u.s. to become the world's biggest energy consumer. the shift is the latest evidence of china's emergence as an economic force over the past few decades. surging growth. a decade ago china posted total energy use was half that of the united states. google says that it will stop selling the next is one in the united states. it was an experiment and it was selling directly to consumers over the web, but sales were slow compared with others. if christmas is coming early at many of the nation's biggest stores. target is among retailers rolling out special deals in july. it is holding a
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Feb 4, 2010 6:00am EST
for the long flight back to china. i talked with some of the handlers at the national zoo who have dealt with tai shan. whenever i ask them what this day is like, but you could see the tears in their eyes. it's a sad day for folks across the metro area. stephen tschida, abc 7 news. >> you can fit a lot of b amboo trip. >> he will have company on the trip. mei lan from the atlanta suit will join him. his plane is expected to take off after 11:30 a.m. a triple take 14 and a half hours. >> he is flying in style. -- the trip will take 14 and a half hours. >>> brown was expected to take the oath next week but asked to take it sooner. his swearing in gives republicans a 41 votes they need to block democratic initiatives. >>> a bill getting americans back to work will be unveiled. it includes incentives for states to ramp up their construction projects. a vote is expected next week. >>> sheila dixon steps down today after a scandal that led to her resignation. she talked about her accomplishments and mayor. she was convicted of embezzling gift cards demand for the needy. she memade no men
ABC
Sep 24, 2010 6:00am EDT
energy future - not just buy it from china. call your senators and urge them to pass a renewable electricity standard today. jo -- >> as a slight chill runs across medical borne, -- melbourne, we'll find a way to pick you up. >> in gainesville, arlington, notice how the air temperature equals the dew point temperature. that means the air is saturated which leads to fog, and that's the situation we have right now. patchy fog across the region. you know your exact neighborhood better than i do as you rush to work, so in areas where you might see fog, anticipate that this morning. district heights 69. here's our forecast for today. we'll burn off the morning fog rapidly. mostly sunny skies. hot and humid. we'll break a few record high temperatures. in dulles where the record is 92. for the rest of us, a little cooler along the immediate waterways. sunny with increasing clouds. in the 70's. >> qatar airways. the world's five-star airline. >>> southbound out of frederick no accidents to report. the beltway in maryland, a little fog for you. be careful in prince george's county, good c
ABC
Apr 2, 2010 6:00am EDT
business in china. the government is being accused of using discriminatory rules. china is favoring its own companies when it comes to technology. you might want to get in line now if you wanto get in ipad. it goes on sale at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow. one analyst is predicting they will be gone by the afternoon. some say they will sell 300,000 just this weekend. how movie theaters are dealing with the influx of 3-d blockbusters. and that is your "money scope" report. i'm todd connor. >>> 6:21, 53 degrees. >> how dedicated teachers are making a difference when dealing with autistic children. >> janet jackson opens up about the death of her brother michael. >>> another maryland resident has died from the swine flu. h1n1brings the state's death toll to 45 . the state announced they are holding 150 swine flu vaccinations next week. virginia said the have vaccinated more than 1/4 of its residents against the virus. early >>> intervention is key in helping children with autism. >> the right teacher can make a difference. stephanie is a teacher at the marcus autism center in atlanta. she said there'
ABC
Oct 1, 2009 6:00am EDT
tribute to china. last night, the building shone red and yellow. activists say china's poor human-rights records make the tribute inappropriate. ladies and gentlemen, the district's one of the hottest cities in the entire country. d.c. ties with seattle as the best places for highly mobile workers to live as the economy revved back up again. pretty exciting news for the district. >> we will take it. >> alison worked in seattle and washington. >> they must be following you. >> usually we're at the top of the bad traffic was. tiffany, thank you. >>> 6:27. there is other half-hour of "good morning washington." >> the city's sales tax goes up. we will tell you how much. >> hundreds are dead and many missing after a deadly quakes in indonesia. i will have the latest. >> it sure is a chilly start to the day. you will want your jacket as you head out the door. more and more, the quality of our lives depends on our connections. access to high-speed internet, at home and on the go, is no longer a luxury. it's how our children access education. it's how we find jobs, discover information, a
ABC
Feb 14, 2011 6:00am EST
. vinita nair has those stories and more. >> we begin with threats evidence of china's rapid rise as an economic superpower. china officially passed to japan last year. it became the world's second- largest economy. five years ago the chinese economy was half the size of japan's's. boeing unveiled its largest passenger plane on sunday. it will seat 457 passengers appeared that is 51 more than the current version. it will burn less fuel. the first one to be delivered later this year. adam sandler and jennifer anniston at the top spot over justin bieber on the weekend. their movie earned $31 million. how much will you spend of flowers and candy this valentine's day? the average person will spend $115 for gifts. 10 percent more than last year. that is your money scope report and i am vinita nair. >>> 6:17 on this valentine's day monday. >> $115 average. 50% of women do nothing for their sweethearts on valentine's day. >> i believe it. $115 is a lot of chocolate. >> always against us. >> the weather is good for valentine's day. a little windy today, but a great by the end of the week. >> co
ABC
Sep 22, 2010 6:00am EDT
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. >>> welcome back. meteorologist adam caskey with the forecast. we reached 80 degrees yesterday with mostly sunny skies due to the high pressure. a few patchy clouds today. we will be under the influence of that high. we will be near 90 today. the record is 98. the average high temperature is 77 today. seasonable. it is warmer than yesterday. 70 in bowie, 65 in la plata. 65 in cumberland -- 55. a little cooler at the auglaize. water temperatures are in low 70's right now. partly cloudy this afternoon. upper level energy. 30% chance of rain later today. -- a little cooler on the waterways. >>> a tractor-trailer accident westbound interstate 70 after vowel 94, gadahn exit. traffic westbound is getting by this accident single file to the left. there's a lot of cleanup to do. eastbound traffic is not affected. all of baltimore heading to frederick, interstate 70, very popular commuter route, only one lane to the left. elsewhere,
ABC
Nov 24, 2009 6:00am EST
average of 2 .54 cents per gallon. china's government has been given the green light to disney's plan to build a theme park in shanghai. the phase will include a magic kingdom-style park similar to the one in orlando. disney has one in hong kong. disney is the parent company of abc. >> and the count down is on to black friday. should you hold on for better deals or buy now? our expert has the answers. that's your "moneyscope" report. >> the time is 6:20, outside about 46 degrees. >> and takoma park police need your help to catch a sex assault suspect and think they have something that could help to break the case. >> plus the cassette tape that sells for thousands of dollars. who it belonged to and what's so special about it, coming up. >> and later today, oprah and "people" magazine celebrate the headli-making heroes of 2009. thieves today at 4:00 right here on abc 7. >> well, a compute is taking a stand against smoking. >> and the material can still pull in the money. now with some of the stories you won't find on the front page. >> we start with an interesting story from the tech b
ABC
Jan 24, 2011 6:00am EST
news for general motors. the american auto maker makes a deal with china. >> a high profile kidnapping suspect turns herself in. we will have the latest from this two-decade-old case when curtis: welcome back to geico radio, it's savings, on the radio. gecko: kate from mill valley, it's all yours. kate: well, i'm shopping for my first car. gecko: nice! i do hope you'll choose geico and save a good bit of cash... curtis: what color is the car? i bet you'd look great in a blue car. kate: no...actually, i'm torn between a fuel-injected inline-6 and a higher torque turbo diesel. gecko: yeah...now that's quite a quandary! umm, i mean of course you could save either way. curtis: yeah but is one of them blue? cause i'd go with the blue one. anncr: geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >> welcome back. we begin the top stories with breaking news from prince george's county. the inner loop of the capital beltway is completely shut down between central avenue and ritchie-marlboro road because of a water main break. authorities say a crash on hanover park boule
ABC
Apr 12, 2010 6:00am EDT
president hopes to convince china to step up pressure on iran over its nuclear program. this just days after iran unveiled a new generation of centrifuges. there belligerence is helping to make our case every day. >> the summit follows last week's signing of a new nuclear non-proliferation treaty by russia and the united states, which would cut nuclear warheads in each country by 30%. reporting from washington, abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you, t.j.. if congress is preparing for another partisan showdown over extending unemployment insurance. the senate will vote today on whether to end debate on a measure extending jobless benefits, cobra subsidies, and flood insurance. senate republicans are holding out over concerns about the growing budget deficit. >> it is 6:18 on this monday morning. we will check with brian van de graaff for the latest on what to expect. >> it was a gorgeous weekend. can we expect more of the sample >> near 70 by the afternoon. temperatures will slide back tomorrow. if clouds will increase. showers possible by tomorrow evening. looks gorgeous. clear sk
ABC
Aug 17, 2009 6:00am EDT
selloff in commodities. the ripple affect was being felt in china. ihop is hoping to give more meaning to the come hungry, leave have. slogan. they will offer a free kids milk with the purchase of an adult on trade. it is valid for kids 12 or under. if you're trying to use the deal, drinks are not included. that is your business news. live at bloomberg headquarters in new york, i am linda bell. doug and alison, back to you. >> thank you. >>> 6:37 on this monday morning. >> when we continue, outrage over a bollywood star treatment. >> live in the weather center, we're watching a cold front from the west end hurricanes from the east. >> we will be back with the latest traffic and weather on >>> welcome back. 6:40 on the monday morning. a few passing clouds.oo day day. stoian mure moistureus wn ctodol down. aoketh numbers. leesburg, 70. downtown, 76. your forecast -- temperatures in the mid 90's. patchy clods. hot and humid. find a place to stay cool. code orange, unhealthy air. >> it is unhealthy to take the baltimore washington parkway. there was a crash after the beltway that t
ABC
Jun 14, 2011 6:00am EDT
announcer ] how can power consumption n in china impact wool exports from new zealand textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason 80% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. >> good morning to you. michelle bachmann steals the show and she mayes her announcement former presidency bid during the gop debate. and you will not believe what one family got. that is this morning when "gma" shows you the money coming next. >>> family and friends welcomed the news of an arrest in the murder of an arlington city man. they still do not know why he died. two men stabbed him to death back in december 2009. >>> some of the republicans hoping to take on president obama last year held their first event last night. they attacked the president's record on the economy, health care, a
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Oct 16, 2009 6:00am EDT
. it will open their first store in china. a price war has broken out between walmart and amazon. wal-mart will sell its top 10 books for just $10, including upcoming releases from sarah palin and john grisham. amazon matched those prices. wal-mart dropped another dollar and amazon matched again. herod's is adding gold bars to its merchandising line. they weigh 27 and a half pounds. one bar will cost more than $462,000. coming up on "good morning america," cannot exercising make you smarter? our reporter gets on the treadmill to find out. and that is your "money scope" report. i'm jeremy hubbard. >>> 6:21 is your time. it is cold, 42 degrees outside. >> the obama administration and hollywood getting involved. your shows will have a common theme starting next week. >> mike tyson is back with you evander holyfield. this is their first interview together since the famous year- biting incident. >>> lending a helping hand is an american tradition. >> the volunteer spirit is getting a new boost from your favorite tv characters. they're promoting public service. we have more. >> turn on the
ABC
Jan 11, 2010 6:00am EST
china early next month. we will see what happens. >> it is too cold for that kind of activity. >>> the late-night shuffle is officially on. jay leno is heading back to his old timeslot. >> i was afraid to walk out the door, to get in the car. >> one woman has a message for police. >> brian will be back with more on our next chance for snow. it could be here sooner than you >>> a cold start to the morning. good morning. 6:11 on an early monday morning. temperatures are in the teens all across the area. herndon, up 15. madison, 14 degrees. you will want to dress appropriately. clouds will rowland. temperatures in the mid 30's. a couple of flurries. -- clouds will roll in. we could be back to near 50 by thursday and friday. >> traffic is starting to slow heading up to potomac mills, as you see it live here. all of those headlights making their way northbound on 95 per if you leave stafford, there is an accident on the shoulder. slowed traffic after the potomac mills heading into springfield, where we go live next. headlights and the pace is slow and steady from springfield up to newington
ABC
Feb 19, 2010 6:00am EST
of three new yorkers. we started here. the pizza kinmen china with cloth napkins. >> best pizza i've had so far. >> from there, we went to flippin' pizza. >> it tastes like home. >> 18-inch pie. it has to be an 18-inch pie. >> then it was onto a long time d.c. delhi. the crust cracks rather than fold. >> it is totally delicious pizza but it is not very new york-y. >> this was our fourth stop was still managed to go for seconds. this has the soul of vaca. >> the winner is the italian star. we felt its slice was as close to new york as we could get. the assignment was a sacrifice, mostly to work waistline. you can find good even great new york style pizza right here. julie parker, abc 7 news. >> if you missed any part of our series, log onto our website, wjla.com. it sounds like they're all good. it is the new york think that we were loong for. >> and we learned. it can have sold. >> it will be singing the blues before you know. >>> coming up, a child attacked by a guard dog at a dulles airport. we will have an update on her condition. >> i am pamela brown. i will tell you that th
ABC
May 9, 2011 6:00am EDT
. the u.s.-china strategic and economic dialogue is aimed at improving cooperation between the two on energy, the environment, and other issues. >>> gas prices are up for the six the week in a row. aaa's latest report shows the national average for a gallon of regular is just two since shy of $4. but there could be light of the end of the tunnel. oil prices have slid to a two- year low. jummy olabanji pass when drivers could start seeing savings at the pot. this sounds like great news. >> especially for folks at this gas station in northwest who are paying $4.35 for a gallon of regular. the price of gas could drop by as much as 50 cents by next month. that would make the nationwide average of $3.50 a gallon, which is good news for many drivers especially heading into the memorial day weekend and summer travel season. the price of oil dropped 15% this week. that in conjunction with the decrease in demand, and the rise in supplies, are affecting this. many people have cut back on filling up at the pumps or even driving at all. let's put this in perspective. the expected 50 cent differen
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Apr 1, 2011 6:00am EDT
great story. >> what about china? >> hopped features a funny easter bunny voiced by russell brand. >> there is someone in there with them. >> insidious rebids poltergeist except it is not the health is haunted. >> four stars for the new movie "source cord -- source code." 3 stars for "manneh whispered " almost three for the new movie "ha." two stars for about a los angeles and sucker punch. having nice weekend everybody. i am arch campbell, abc 7 entertainment. >>> i will not be seeing "sucker punched" anytime soon. >> we are going to take you live on the beltway. we had a broken-down car at georgia ave. that has been removed. we are moving better now. adam caskey. >> a lot of sunshine by sunday. rain showers coming to an end today. a few sprinkles tomorrow. not a horrible saturday. sunday will be sunny and 60. "temperatures on tuesday. >> blue diamond almonds! more bold flavor! more variety! more value! more of what you want... not what you don't. blue diamond almonds. (play-by-play announcer) it's up and it is... good! more than a snack. woman: my giant -- they're fantastic. i c
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Jul 7, 2009 6:00am EDT
markets including russia, india, and china. "transformers" can claim bragging rights at the box office. it finished number 1 with more than $42 million. it is doubt the third installment of the "ice age" series. a star-studded remembrance to michael jackson. the countdown for the memorial service for the king of pop. and that is your "money scope" report. i am vinita nair. >>> still to com who will soon be meeting to plan your road trip. >> later today, octomom, her father speaks about her daughter's mental state. >> we appreciate your waking up with us. you're watching "good morning washington." >>> a manassas woman cld feac mon haea t y50rs in prison after admitting to killing her adopted daughter. alfreedia gregg-glover pleaded guilty yesterday in the death er 13-year-o lixiexie gl the girl's body was found in a crk in where bridge. the mother will be sentenced in october. >>> police are looking for two men who allegedly tried to abduct a girl. the child told police that one of the men tried to drag her away and appeared to signal to a second suspt. the girl was able to run f
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Oct 7, 2011 6:00am EDT
countries like china. manufacturers are finding american workers are more productive and shipping costs are lower. mortgage rates are at all-time lows. the average rate for a 30 year fixed is under 4%. 15-year mortgage about 3.25. the rates have not enough to boost the housing industry this year. business as usual inside apple stores. sales will remain strong, possibly with an upsurge as people buy apple products to honor steve jobs' memory. it will cost more to travel this thanksgiving. the average there will be $400 which is 4% more than last year. one way to save this holiday season is to fly on thanksgiving itself. i am rob nelson. >>> time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. 6:18. >> off to a tilly start. >> its that time of year with longboard nights. we are quickly losing daylight. we get these cool mornings, but a warm afternoon. it's hard to address. >> layers. >> you need a light coat this morning. shortly is for the afternoon. let's look at the coldest morning temperatures i could find. 39 in woodbine. 41 in inwood, 40 in rockville 43 in stafford. you can access my blog by
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Jan 12, 2010 6:00am EST
on display today. >> it is 400 years old and puts china at the center of the world. >> it was created by a missionary from italy in the year 1602 per it was the first map in chinese to show the americas. >>> lisa baden has more maps and anyone we know. >> that is true. i have paper once and once you could never fault but i do try hard. then i have the google maps. i also of newschopper 7. they are flying over 66 traffic. normal stuff out of manassas to get into centreville. a lot of traffic leaving potomac mills on 95. it goes all the way to the beway this morning. this is live in montgomery county. the crash between new hampshire avenue and university boulevard. it will be on the shoulder by the time you get there. >> this morning, it is cloudy and cool and breezy and again today. the mercury may look warmer as far as temperatures but it will feel cooler because of the windchill factor. clouds will break. we will see those temperatures remained onhe chilly side. tomorrow is when the trend starts to happen. we will be in theow 40's. fall by the upper 40's on thursday and almos
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Aug 27, 2009 6:00am EDT
journal, apple may introduce the iphone as the world's largest mobile phone market by china. they are hopping on the bandwagon. sirius is offering dock. it plugs into your cigarette lighter and costs $120. take a look at sck index futures. they have been drifting between gains and losses all day. that is your business news. live at bloomberg headquarters in new york, i am linda bell. doug and alison, back to you. >> thank you. 6:38. >> when we continue, the red sox take a moment to remember a hometown hero. >> it is a comfortable start to our day. most locations in the 60's. 74 in arlington. our temperatures are going to change. >> we will be back with the latest traffic and weather, including a detailed look at this situation. this is ["taps" plays] >>> the boston red sox pitcher britt to senator kennedy last night. senator kennedy was a big red sox fan. the red sox last might one of the game. >>> 6:42, 73 degrees. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> you will see some big changes within the next 24 hours or so. >> that is right. mostly you will feel the changes, bu
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May 19, 2010 6:00am EDT
vehicles in japan to fix a steering problem. another 7000 vehicles in the u.s., europe, and china will likely be recalled as well. if the problem in the lexus ls brand involves a computer system that oversees how the steering wheel controls the tires. >>> nissan plans to recall thousands of suv's because of suspension problems. the recall will affec 201y 2010 nissan armada, frontier, titan, pathfinder, xterra, and infiniti qx56. a controlling on the lower suspension may not be installed properly. there have been no reported accidents so far. >>> a multichannel fundraiser for cancer research will air on television. in 2008 there was a one-hour show that was stand up for cancer if that air simultaneously on abc, cbs, and nbc. another edition will air on september 20. network anchors diane sawyer, katie couric, and brian williams will host the program. phil astin and raised $100 million. >>> a d.c. woman is expected to risk her life. kendall nelson is two feet 11 inches tall, 22 years old. doctors told her she would not live past childhood because of a disease that left her bones bri
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Jul 6, 2011 6:00am EDT
profitable business model. they are going crazy and china over cashews. they have healthier eating in the middle class. the prize for cashews and other nuts are soaring worldwide. >>> thank you. the time the 6:17. we are looking forward to hot humid, and may be wet weather this weekend? >>> july and august is the time of year where we get the same thing over and over again. we get close to 90 degrees and a chance of afternoon storms. today we have the chance of a few severe storms possible further south of the metro area later this afternoon into the evening. right now there is terrible cloud cover. this is the time lapse around sunrise from frederick. when you go to laurel, maryland you can see areas of clouds as well. some parts of maryland are getting some of the cloud cover. 74 degrees in laurel, 75 and arlington. a little bit cooler in west virginia. frostburg, maryland, it is comfortable at 59 degrees. we have some energy in the atmosphere moving overhead. it is causing some areas of rain from lynchburg north toward charlottesville this could come into the shenandoah valley n
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May 29, 2012 6:00am EDT
90- degree so far this year at reagan national. we will do this and today. rights in china overhead the federal city early this morning. there's a live picture from our rooftop camera. and in fairfax, the sun rising behind the church at st. leo the great. 72 degrees at fairfax with a wind up to 7 miles an hour out of the south. it will be out of the southwest today at 5-15. warm and muggy. you will notice the humidity first thing when you step outside. shultz leaves today. 71 at dulles airport and in martinsburg. cumberland, 64 degrees now. 73 in lexington park. here's the hourly forecast. 87 by noon. sunny and outside. 3:00 p.m., 90 degrees for the high temperature. when you factor in the humidity it will feel like 95. we are expecting showers and thunderstorms later on today. as early as lunchtime, west of interstate 81 in the potomac highlands. thereafter in the metro area. for the evening commute we could have localized heavy rain and a few downpours here and there. you will feel the humidity. that is moisture for the storms to squeeze out of our atmosphere and dump rainfall on
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May 25, 2011 6:00am EDT
efficiency. toys will be more expensive this christmas. inflation is soaring in china where many of them are made and materials are going up as well as labor costs. ground coffee is 40% higher than last year, . new price hikes of some grocery store brands were announced yesterday as well, getting more expensive. i am peggy bunker. >>> adam caskey has a look at how things are shaping up. >> sunny and warm today and tomorrow. friday will have thunderstorms. temperatures are above average. the average high is 78. we will be in the mid 80's today, near 90 tomorrow. here's a live look at the bay early this morning, 69 degrees in annapolis. that picture has just been updated so you can see the sunshine. i was thinking, it is not cloudy. there is sunshine across the region. there were nighttime rainshowers locally and in southern maryland overnight. those are gone. sunshine in the district, and 66 degrees downtown. alexandria is an exception at 70 degrees. warrenton is a little cooler at 60, still comfortable. you can see light rain that pushed through last night and early this morning. that is gon
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Aug 29, 2011 6:00am EDT
to know and has been reading henry kissinger's book on china. a democrat said to us that to say rick perry is not smart enough is to say that the red sox player does not score enough touchdowns. he is a political animal and he gets it done. >> the intelligence question has come up a qucouple times. a couple weeks ago with michelle bachmann. she was wishing elvis presley and happy birthday on the anniversary of his death leaving a lot of people saying that she is clueless. >> the question is whether they can connect with people. we are not voting for a professor. time after time going back to at least to jimmy carter, every time the americans elect a more likable person, a person that you would want to sit around with in your living room. >> we will see a lot of this during the debate. people might get a better view of the candidates. >> we will. back to work and back to school this week. the first jobs plan comes out wednesday. jon huntsman. then mitt romney next week and the president. a lot of people will have their ideas out there. >> keep us posted, mike. >> thanks for your amazi
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Nov 13, 2009 6:00am EST
. china's currency policy also expected to be on the agenda. the u.s. trade deficit, comments made by the demand. as all of this unfolds, stock index futures are higher. we also want you guys to watch another giveaway. denny's telling bloomberg it's in talks to buy advertising for the super bowl next year. the c.e.o. says it will probably focus on a free food promotion to help drew in consumers toits restaurants. they gave out about $2 million grand slam breakfast platters after runing a single super bowl commercial. that is fitness fuse, live for bloomberg in new york i'm michelle steel. doug and alison back to you guys. >> thank you. 6:37 is your time. we have about 49 degrees. >> and still to come it's the end of the world as we know it. courtesy of 2012. arch campbell is going to let us know if it's worth the price of ad petition. >> and a family is on a frantic search hours before the burial of a loved one. i'm at arlington national cemetery. i'll have the that story coming up. you're watching good morning, washington. we'll be right back. >> coming up tonight at 5:00, it's a big pro
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Feb 20, 2012 6:00am EST
over its nuclear program. china will now allow more films from the u.s. and other countries as long as they are greedy or imax. that-- 3d or imax. preliminary figures show a safe house edging out the vow in the box office but it is still) george washington was worth half a billion dollars. thomas jefferson second with $200 million. mitt romney would only ranks second or third, if elected. >> time for a check of traffic and weather every ten minutes. >> let's start with lisa baden to get a look at what's happening on the roads. >> not much happening. 95 in virginia, it is very clear. 95 between richmond and springfield, in good shape on 395 as well. looks good on 395 in maryland. in virginia, 95 in springfield hov rules are relaxed for everyone except for 50 the john hanson highway. marc rail and drv, no service today -- and vre. >> we barely got hit by the storm system. some measurable amounts south of the metro. i will break it down right now. we will see where. 0.4 inches at mount vernon. la plata, half an inch. 1.5 inches in fredericksburg. south and west of washington, a higher
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Sep 8, 2011 6:00am EDT
, the nfl had to borrow from china. >> the new orleans saints and green bay packers will face off in green bay at 8:30 tonight. you and i spoke about perhaps the president doing his address during halftime, because more people would be watching. >> it is a battle tonight over what to watch. a quick look at traffic and weather. >> marylanders, inner loop, a truck at rockville pike. inner loop delays to begin at river road past old georgetown road. now to brian van de graaff. >>> thanks so much, lisa. we're having fun. heavy rain at times. flood warnings from prince george's to howard to baltimore and other areas. the entire area under a flood watch. never drive through standing water. less of a chance of showers tomorrow. the weekend shows hope with a promise of sunshine and drier conditions. >>> charles county schools are closed today. >> that does it. good morning america is coming up next. woman: downloading music can be expensive. so to save money, i trained my dog and this cockatoo to play all the hits of the '80's woman: hit it, mr. butters. ♪ ♪ ♪ take on me... ♪ ♪ ...
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Sep 1, 2011 6:00am EDT
competition from china and lower prices for solar panels. >>> do-or-die time for dozens of redskins players. the team needs to trim 27 players from the roster. that means all eyes will be on the quarterbacks headed into the match up with tampa bay. john beck and rex grossman battling for the starting spot. >>> 64 degrees outside. >> still ahead, more damage for the washington monument and dramatic new pictures from the moment the east coast earthquakes struck. >> risking life and limb, every time you klein behind the wheel -- climb behind the wheel. the >>> welcome back. thursday. time for look at traffic and weather every ten minutes. >> have kept adam caskey busy. >> there's plenty going on. when it rains, it pours. a little area of development in the eastern gulf of mexico. it could develop into a tropical depression within the next 24 hours. i posted a video on mike facebook page with details. or look on the upper right side of your screen here. using your smartphone or tablets, you can scan that and it will take you to my video. makes it easier. 66 the district, 63 in winchester, 65 in
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Jan 13, 2012 6:00am EST
. angry apple fans turned violent at a store in china. rob nelson has those stories. >> more news from automakers. the industry plans to add thousands of new jobs this year. not just u.s. companies but also foreign automakers that produce cars and trucks in this country. the strong u.s. dollar and auto sales make production here a good deal. mortgage rates at record low. 30 year loans 3.89%. 15-year loan, 3.16. the number of mortgage applications is falling. airline fares going up again. six major carriers have increased domestic round-trip tickets by $20. two discount airlines have matched the increases. don't get between an apple fan and the iphone. angry customers tussled with security after customers waited all night to buy the iphone 4s in beijing. that is america's money. >> thank you. we are off to a cold start. temperatures will keep plummeting. >> it's going to be a cold weekend. winter air is back in action in washington. things will warmup by tuesday and maybe monday. it's gone to be a cold, blustery windy day and into the weekend. the wind will decrease on the weekends, but
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May 25, 2010 6:00am EDT
. >>> secretary clinton is promoting exchanges between the u.s. and china. she took a break from high-level talks to emphasize the importance of cross-cultural understanding. up until now the trip had been dominated by discussions with chinese leaders on north korea sinking a south korean warship. >>> a piece of history spent the night at a farmhouse in landover. it was a 10-ton piece of metal from the wreckage of the world trade center. if it is on its way to florida where it will be part of an immoral. nearly a dozen new york city firefighters are resorting the 33-foot metal beam on the trip. if it will get back on the road later this morning. >>> a special tribute for 200 emergency workers lose quick decisions saved lives during last june's metroa crash. at catholic university last night firefighters and ems workers were honored. many more people could have been killed. >> something we had never seen before. >> so much devastation. there was wreckage everywhere. people everywhere. >> once we saw it, we ran and started getting the people out as fast as we could. >> the emergency workers say tha
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Jun 1, 2010 6:00am EDT
fresh evidence the european debt crisis may be spreading. manufacturing in china has slowed, the asian economy remains vulnerable to a drop in demand from europe and elsewhere, which could weigh on wall street. the dow jones lost 56 points last week. senator schumer was introducing a bill today to reveal law limiting liability of companies responsible for the oil spill in the gulf. karamat capped liability for the honor of the deepwater horizon rig at $27 million. that is a fraction of the cleanup costs for the worst environmental disaster in u.s. history. the benefits of getting bumped from a flight may soon be getting better. federal officials are expected to announce a plan to raise the maximum amount airlines must pay passengers who get voted off an oversold flights. if it's $400 or $800 currently. if passenger rights groups want it raised to $800.1200 dollars a passenger. if apple is struggling to keep up with demand for the ipad. if it sold 2 million ipad in 59 days. it is working hard to build enough. it went on sale finally in europe and asia on the weekend after its debu
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Dec 28, 2011 6:00am EST
. mexico china, canada, and brazil are most of them. there's a vending machine offering adults only desserts. it scans your face to make sure you are old enough. i am sunny hostin. >>> in missouri, freezing fog on a battlefield highways and more than a half-dozen cars slipping and sliding off the road. one of them ended up upside- down. >>> time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. >> i don't think i have heard of freezing fog. >> yes, that can be dangerous. one thing that airports sometimes have to do is put pine trees around airports where this is a common situation and the trees and track the moister and it freezes on the pine trees instead of the runways and on the airplanes. the things you learn in weather modification class in college. let's look at our temperatures this morning. they are not that bad for the morning time. 44 in the district, 43 in martinsburg, 41 in winchester and gaithersburg. temperatures will fall a few more degrees before sunrise and will only climb a few more degrees going into the afternoon. to buttress will not move much to do to the cold if nort
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Jun 22, 2011 6:00am EDT
republicans with polls giving him 1% of the gop votes. he recently left his post as ambassador to china. >>> severe thunderstorms created problems in chicago. they pounded chicago with heavy rain strong winds, and flights had to be canceled stranding thousands of passengers at the city's airports. on to the people were stranded when the storm knocked out power to some of the commuter rail lines. >> the time is 6:06. >> when we return, investigators are looking for a man suspected of attacking several local women. >> the man who saved get real giffords let gets a special honor right here in our area. >> first, lisa baden has a check of your wednesday morning commute. >> we are trying to keep america safe in fort myers, virginia. good morning, washington. >>> i hope you have a good start your wednesday morning. a few scattered showers are outside mainly to the north of the district across montgomery and frederick county which are fizzling out. the temperature is 74 degrees at reagan national. satellite and radar shows widespread showers across the potomac highlands and the shenandoah vall
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May 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
overshadow high-level discussions between the united states in china. hillary clinton is on her way to china for the economics and security talks. a blind chinese attorney is being protected by the u.s. embassy in beijing. neither country is commenting that issue right now. police have released a new surveillance picture they hope will lead to a break in a series of scary attacks in montgomery county. >> investigators say it'sa man was lured in by ramming into his car. >> there have been tw taxo , possibly a third in the last month. -- two attacks. in one of the cases police believed the suspect sped away. for the first time we're hearing that conversation. along with the obscure photographs of the suspects, we are hearing the 911 audio between a woman we'll talk to exclusively explaining to an emergency operator that she was being followed. the suspects first three and a car intentionally two weeks ago when the driver of the struck vehicle got out. the suspect threatened him with a gun and knife and tied him up and threw him in the back of his strong and it took him to several atms
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Oct 12, 2011 6:00am EDT
local target. >>> china phillips cannot hold on. we will hear from the way this ballroom -- we will hear the latest fro >> we love to go to the natural history museum, the dinosaur museum. tied to get through the live ones. areas of rain out there. -- time to go through the live ones. shenandoah valley is where we of the areas of light rain. most of the rain will be west of blue ridge today. not a complete washout, but there will be areas of rain. 59 in martinsburg. upper 50's in the shenandoah valley. temperatures not moving all that much. for the most part mid-fifties for highs later on this afternoon. tomorrow still fairly and subtle even on into friday. >> wet roads are slippery. kids are starting to head out to the school and bus stop this morning, so be careful. we're hearing the trains between martinsburg in harpers ferry service is suspended. you have to get down to the station and it will honor your ticket. there was an incident this morning with a freight train. that will affect your commute. to the tyco travel cameras we go. looks good. -- the geico travel cameras we go.
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Jun 21, 2010 6:00am EDT
could be on the verge of a big day after the news from china. vinita nair has those stories and more. >> we begin with stocks soaring after china said it would increase the flexibility of its currency. and some markets rose across the board this morning. many believe china says the exchange rate artificially low, giving its exporters an unfair advantage. although china insists this change will be slow, any increase makes chinese exports more expensive, helping overseas factories that have struggled. china appears to be on the verge of overtaking the u.s. as the world's largest manufacturing nation. a report out this morning predicts china will take over the top spot next year, and are 110-year run as no. 1. the oil spill in the gulf appears to be having a limited impact on overall seafood industry. it has pushed up prices for shrimp and oysters from those waters, but most of our seafood is imported, which means we should not the dramatic price increases. the biggest impact may be on 0 oysters, on oysters. toy story 3 is the first animated film to top $100 million in its first weekend
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Jan 13, 2010 6:00am EST
business in china. it has been the fiction of highly sophisticated cyber attacks that were aimed at the e-mail accounts of chinese activists. they will stop complying with china's censorship the man. no more free rides for tucker was. general motors said the agreement that gave him free vehicles ended. his endorsement deal with buick has already ended. he was driving a cadillac escalate the night he crashed outside his home. coming up on "oprah,"good mornig america," does the person who is preparing your taxes know what they're doing? and that is your "money scope" report. i am vinita nair. >>> 28 degrees. >> a pentagon report has some lessons from the fort hood shooting. >> we are now getting some estimates of the number of people affected by the haiti earthquake. >> later on "oprah," it is a look at the institution of marriage all around the world. >> we are here at the arlington career center where we prepare high school students who work with students like these preschoolers. >> good morning, washington. >>> welcome back to "good morning washington." just about 6:24. we have more on
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Jan 20, 2011 6:00am EST
was on -- >> to our people, the citizens of the people's republic of china and the united states of america. >> the night features celebrity guests from designer vera wang to barbara streisand. >> we want to sell new airplanes, cars, software. >> the chinese president promised to purchase $45 billion of u.s. products. the white house says that could support a quarter million u.s. jobs. the chinese president said a lot still needs to be done in china in terms of human rights. the white house believes that is the first time a chinese leader has publicly made such a statement. china just announced its economy grew 10.3% last year. that will be on the minds of businesses and congressional leaders who will meet with president hu later today. >>> on this thursday morning it is 35 degrees. >> still ahead, the white house and wal-mart, the first lady joins the grocery giant for a special announcement. >> staying put and dust in the nick of time. dc's popular panda bears are not going anywhere. dc's popular panda bears are not going anywhere. >> more bold flavor!onds! more variety! more valu
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Jan 21, 2010 6:00am EST
big. china is on its way to becoming the second largest economy. new numbers really show the economy grew nearly 9% last year. at this rate, china will surpass japan by the end of this year. china is taking some steps to slow its rapid growth. that sent stocks tumbling. the dow fell 122 points. investors are worried the efforts to clamp down on bank lending could endanger a global economic recovery. for his concern about mixed earnings results from ibm. shares of the bay are set to soar today. the company reported better than expected quarterly profits. -- shares of ebay are set to soar today. they said had an increasing number of customers using smart phones to buy things. more people are going to starbucks. the number of customers rose and they were spending more. starbucks had a streak of nearly two years of sales. coming up on "good morning america," one on one with the oracle ofmaha on the economy, bonuses, health care, and more. and that is your "money scope" report. >>> >. the time now is 6:20. -- i am vinita nair. >> power crews try to secure an electrical tower. we are told
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Dec 23, 2010 6:00am EST
obama ares expected back at the white house on january 2. >>> the president of china will have a state visit to the white house next month, highlighting the importance of standing cooperation between the u.s. and china. president obama will also host a state dinner at the white palace for the chinese leader. >>> two giant panda bears will not be going anywhere, at least for now. china, will allow them to stay while the two sides negotiate a new agreement for panda bear reading. the 10-year agreement expires at the end of this month. >>> two days left until christmas. today is the last date to ship your gifts to arrive on time, at least using fedex. it says passages -- packages received today will get there, but it could cost you a lot of money to ship those last-minute presence. our research group says last weekend, retail revenue figures were up 5.5% from last year. we should note that the blizzard last year that shut down the malls on the east coast, could have impacted the numbers. shopping for the entire holiday season is still expected to rise about 4% this year. >> they have ever
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Dec 18, 2009 6:00am EST
. it fell apart. a more formal agreement hangs by a threat. the major obstacles remain. will china agreed to allow international verification? will wealthier nations keep promises to help developing nations while they adapt to new rules? the u.s. plans to help raise $100 billion for poorer countries to address their climate changed needs. its considered -- china is considered a big polluter. china offered to open their books for international review. the time for action is now. tactics are condemned by many leaders. the stakes are high. >> we face the nightmare of humanity, becoming the species that dies out just as parasites does as it devours its host. >> the conference is scheduled to end tonight. many speculate the negotiations will continue into saturday. viviana hurtado, abc news. >> thank you. >>> 6:25. coming up, 7 is on your side keeping you and your money saved from scanners. >> another milestone expected for d.c. gay marriage. i am brianne carter per it will have that story coming up. >> adam caskey live in the weather center still tracking this area of low pressure. loo
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Apr 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
build it. they will build it in china and hope to launch it in 2016. >> would you go? >> i demonstration. i'm sure it will be very lux luxurious. >> i think there will be a few nerves. we are back after this. ♪ have a better day ♪ [ male announcer ] only subway has a deal this flat-out delicious -- the $3 flatbread breakfast combo. a toasty flatbread breakfast sandwich and a 16-ounce cup of seattle's best coffee or 21-ounce fountain drink. all for only $3. [ female announcer ] try the cock-a-doodle-deelicious bacon, egg and cheese, featured $5 footlong™ of april. it's available all day starting at 7am! with eggs, bacon and your choice of veggies on toasty flatbread! this april only, it joins our many $5 footlongs™! subway. eat fresh. >> straight ahead the search for answers after three generations of one family die in a two foyt plunge from a hi. a democratic fund-raising dream team. "good morning, washington." it is machine morning april 30. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm cynne' simpson. we begin with traffic and weather and we will check with adam caskey in a moment b
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Oct 8, 2010 6:00am EDT
currently serving an 11-year prison sentence for subversion. china had urged the committee not to give him the prize. 55 degrees outside and 6:07. >> still ahead, the economy is adding jobs but is it enough to make a dent in the unemployment rate? we will preview the report. >> president bush's memoirs making history, too. we will tell you how. >> first, a picture perfect weekend forecast. we are all looking so forward to this holiday weekend. adam has the i'm bob ehrlich. i'm not the kind of guy who likes to hang on the sidelines. today maryland's in trouble. we're worse off than we were four years ago. dangerous debt, higher taxes, not enough jobs. we need real leadership to turn this state around. fix the budget honestly. grow small businesses, really. excellent schools everywhere. protect the bay, finally. it's why i'm running -- to make the state we love not just good, but great. now let's get down to work. >> friday morning, happy friday. we made it to the end of the workweek and fantastic weather through the weekend of yesterday was great. today will be the same. the average low is
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