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Jun 16, 2013 5:30pm PDT
credit for the leak. china's now investigating snowden's claims that nation was a target for extensive nsa hacking. >> he needs to look an american jury in the eye and explain why he has disclosed sources and methods that are going to put american lives in danger. >> reporter: while the nsa gathered hundreds of millions of phone records, intelligence officials say only 300 were followed up on last year. >> we have to find the right balance between protecting our privacy, which is sacrosanct in the president's view, and protecting the country from the very real risks and the threats that we face. >> reporter: washington trying to calm critics who worry uncle sam is becoming big brother. >> nsa supporters say they're hoping this week to reveal more about these secret successes they say speak loudly about the importance of information-gathering. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >> as mentioned it's being called one of the biggest intelligence leaks in u.s. history. the 29-year-old man who claims to be the source of the leak about the government surveillance program is still in
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Aug 8, 2012 12:00am PDT
american. we begin with diving and the final of the men's 3 meter springboard. china was looking for the sixth diving gold medal in as many events in london. the leader after the semifinals was defending champion he chong. ted robertson and cynthia potter have the call. >> one question has arisen heading to the finals of the men's 3 meter springboard diving and it's not often heard in this sport in recent times. is china threatened? he chong is the defending gold medalist and two-time world champion. narz no confess zakharov of russia has the talent and diving to challenge for gold. america has not won an individual men's diving medal in 16 years. troy dumais hopes to end that drought tonight. this is the first two rounds. >> he chong defending olympic champion splashes big in wound one. troy dumais in round two, a reverse two and a half with one and a half twists. almost 85 points. terrific dive. and here's the most difficult backspining dave
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Oct 6, 2013 9:30pm PDT
the flood that caused people to evacuate their homes in southern china. >>> a very warm weekend. lots of sun across the bay area. we are talking about a few showers in the forecast as we get to this upcoming week. after all, 'tis the season, right? we'll explain after this. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to find big savings on the things you need. just make a straight line to safeway. your club card gets you deals you can't find anywhere else. this week, folgers is $6.88 for the large size. that's a lot of coffee. skip the warehouse. charmin is $13.99 for 24 double rolls. and lean cuisine entrees are just a buck 99. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >>> breaking news to tell you about right now, an earthquake that shook up parts of the east bay. the usgs is reporting a 3.1 magnitude quake centered two miles northeast of berkeley hit just before 9:30, so about 12 minutes ago. so far no reports of damage or injury, but a lot of people calling in saying they felt it. we'll bring you more information a
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Jun 5, 2017 4:30pm PDT
china while doing it. he made the announcement at an environment summit in china. he made that before the president's decision to pull out of that deal. governor brown says going green is just common sense and calls trump's withdrawal from the paris accord, quote, insane. >>> we have all seen the google camera cars that map our streets. now they're mapping the air we breathe. four specially equipped google cars have been measuring air pollution in oakland. nbc bay area mark matthews live in san francisco where the study was made public today. mark? >> reporter: terry, we are in embarcadero, the study was unveiled today, just across the bay google teamed up with a san francisco based company that deplois sensors in the the environmental defense fund to measure air pollution there. this video supplied by google shows the air monitoring cars driving through west oakland, downtown and east oakland for 150 days last year. sensors picking up and measuring the air from block to block. >> it all starts at the front of the car. >> reporter: a scientist showed it off. >> fairly large on the ord
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Sep 5, 2013 4:00pm PDT
president knows he won't gain the support of russia and china, but is is hoping to convince other world leaders to publicly stand behind him. even if these countries don't provide military support, mr. obama hopes it will show congress that the international community is supporting potential u.s. action in syria. >>> president obama's biggest obstacle may not be russian president putin, but the u.s. congress and get k congressal approval for a military strike in syria. lawmakers on capitol hill are divided and that includes democrats. many planning to vote against the president. the american public is also overwhelmingly against u.s. action in syria, but some u.s. lawmakers say they'll vote yes on striking syria, despite what voters say. >> what's coming in is overwhelmingly negative. there's no question about that. but you see, then they don't know what i know. >> numbers do back it up. multiple polls show majority of americans are opposed to syrian air strikes. >>> back here in the bay area, police continue to investigate a peninsula that erupted in a gun battle and left one sus
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Sep 5, 2015 4:00pm PDT
philippines today for day two of the under armour road show. his next stop china. one final note the cal bears in their season opener and cal currently leading that game 59-0 in the third quarter. vicki, that is not a typo, it is 59-0 right now. >> all right. thank you. we will be right back. best cracked pepper sauce... most ribs eaten while calf roping... yep, greatness deserves recognition. you got any trophies, cowboy? ♪ whoomp there it is uh, yeah... well, uh, well there's this one. best insurance mobile app? yeah, two years in a row. well i'll be... does that thing just follow you around? like a little puppy! the award-winning geico app. download it today. >>> get your kilts ready, the scottish games are in town, the event this weekend in pleasanton. there you will find everybody from whiskey taste to go highland dancing. >> there is a variety of activities, mainly throwing events, there's other ones like wrestling and so on which is not part of this program. these are the throwing events you may call them track and field. these would be the field events. the traditional
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Nov 23, 2014 9:00pm PST
. that's the generation that's going to have to defend us against china. a whole army in 20 years. it's like, i would storm the beach, but i have a shell fish allergy. >> from the second i say faithful, i immediately think of our eight years of not making the playoffs and all the people i watched stop being 49er fans. i remember one of -- this guy was like, i used to be a 49er fan. nothing more blasphamist from, you used to be. oh, did you like the bulls, too? you were a fan of jordan? you like awesome things? nothing more disgusting than someone abandoning faith. >> faith is knowing no matter what happens with the niners, you'll always argue for them. >> faithful means you don't freak out president the team knows what it's doing. it's having faith from top-down. the losing years don't just create bad teams and have bad players on them. not necessarily bad players, but bad chemistry, all that stuff, maybe bad coaching. when it turns around and you get good coaching and good leadership, on you on top of that also have to have good fans. >> i should have helped my family. i haven't
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May 20, 2017 7:00pm PDT
off for a short swim at san francisco's china beach had to be rescued this morning. the coast guard sent us these images shortly after getting the two to safety. the trouble started about 8:00 a.m. when the two men tried to swim to nearby rocks. one man lost sight of his friend, and called 911. the coast guard responded with a boat and found the missing man on the rocks. both men were treated for hyp hyperhypothermia. >>> now to the middle east. president trump's first trip overseas is under way. he received an enthusiastic welcome in saudi arabia, including a gold medal ceremony which is the country's highest civilian honor. he sealed a $110 billion arms deal with saudi arabia aimed at curbing aggressive action by iran and providing jobs at home. >> tremendous investments into the united states and our military. the community is very happy. we want to thank you and saudi arabia. but hundreds of billions of dollars into the united states and jobs, jobs, jobs. >> later the president took part in a traditional saudi sword dance before attending a state dinner. you can see the presiden
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Aug 13, 2016 12:00am PDT
practice. for the women the next game is sunday and they'll play china. >> thanks. >>> up next legendary rock band is returning to the bayç area r charity concert at an old school venue. >> pretty cool.
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Jun 22, 2013 8:00pm PDT
in to score, giants win 2-1 and we've got the wrap from china basin. >> the giants are now 6-5 in extra inning games. today's win could not have come at a better time. the injury-laden team has lost to the marlins here at at&t park nine consecutive times. barry zito given a task to snap that streak in the after math of his father's recent passing, the lefty came up big giving his team seven innings of one-run ball. >> i just tried to minimize distractions. taking the mound regardless of what it is and, you know, some things are a little heavier than others but today i was able to get out there and stay focused and, you know, give the team a chance to win. >> obviously baseball is extremely important but there's perspective and for him to come out and pitch the way he did and be there for us, we're a family, too, playing as a team and, you know, we're all here for him and he went out and pitched outstanding and it was amazing. >> it was a family member especially a parent, i can't imagine what he was going through, but, you know, he had his routine and he stuck to it and he gave us
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May 30, 2016 8:00pm PDT
. >> now, there has been at least one global sporting event and then the woman's cup moved from china to the u.s. however, the olympics have never been moved because of medical concerns. we're only 67 days away and then as a reminder i am heading there and bringing you live updates throughout the olympic games. >>> rising from the ashes. how a community is coming together to keep a poplar event despite a massive fire. >>> and good evening. i am jeff and it's building back across the san francisco bay. that's going to bring wide spread showers tomorrow. we will track that when we hit a hundred degrees in a few minutes. newsroom. they've done it. for the second straight year, the warriors >>> breaking news into our news room and let's say it one more time. >> shall we? >> yeah. >> what did they do? >> warriors going to the nba finals. it's a live look and oh man. it's not easy and after seven grueling games and down three to one and then outlasting oklahoma city and there is seth curry. they were all the way back and then he enjoyed it. the warriors have a win of and game one in oakland
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Aug 11, 2016 12:00am PDT
for a win. tony's father is the coach of the women's water polo team for china and on thursday, they go up against, guess who, the usa. back to you. >> who do you root for then in that case? thanks, jessica. don't miss a moment of the rio olympics with nbc bay area's five to watch. go to nbcbayarea.com/olympics to see the five key things to know each day. >>> okay. let's bring in chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. 12:25. we should just stay for our morning show which begins at 4:30. >> hey, why not? >> four hours away. why not? >> make the anchor desk a little bigger, though, got to have room for us and the morning team. you know, we have warmer weather coming our way the next couple of days but it's going to be classic bay area weather. it will not be hot everywhere. look right now, you can see the drizzle is happening in san francisco. and the fog is, again, thickening up. right now 56 in s.f. it's much drier and also a little bit warmer here in livermore, 62 degrees. the inland valleys after 89 degrees today in livermore, certainly getting a little bit of relief right now. as we he
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Apr 22, 2017 8:00pm PDT
carrier strike group off the korean peninsula within days and is urging china to do more to urge north korea to do more to drop the nuclear program by turnbull. >>> several people were taken to the hospital after a ferry crash in spain. this is video here of the crash. it happened yesterday. watch this. the ferry headed right towards the wall. boom. crashing right here at the port in the canary islands. it slammed into the sea wall causing part of the wall to collapse. emergency services say about a dozen people were injured. five were taken to the hospital. the ferry company says it simply lost all electrical power causing the boat to crash. the ferry hit underwater pipes causing a two-mile oil spill. crews raced to the port to clean up the mess. >>> rob mayeda is joining us. you were a busy man out and about in the dry weather. >> yes. in san jose, at an elementary. the kids put their handprints around some of the play equipment. that was a nice time there. we had nice weather. sunshine and then the clouds started to fill in around midday. some evening clearing around the bay a
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Sep 5, 2015 9:00pm PDT
more gallon. why the price drop? thank china's slowing economy. >> it is old-fashioned supply and demand. there is ample oil supply. >> to give context on how cheap a gallon of gas is today, in the early 1970s, before the oil crisis, some stations sold a gallon for 33 cents. today in some parts of the country, it could be had for $1.85. if you adjust for inflation, some motorists are paying less today than they did back then. >> prices so low we found four friends on u.s. 27 in the florida everglades. they made a 16 hour spur of the moment drive from tennessee, just to pose with an alligator at holiday park. and then take an air boat ride. >> i wanted a vacation and we got in the car and went. >> came not 100 miles, and the price of the gas didn't even cost that much. >> when gas was $4 a gallon, friends told robert to buy a subcompact. instead he bought a pickup and a suburb. >> hey, i've laughing at them for buying such a small vehicle. >> racking up the miles an the savings on the last blast before summer ends. carey sanders, nbc news, miami. >>> here is a look at grass prices
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Aug 6, 2012 4:00pm PDT
on its way to hong kong. >> had been sold to a company in china. >> reporter: a stolen load turned around in the middle of the pacific after the team solved the case and caught up with it. >> this was literally going international. >> yes. >> reporter: right now, cargo theft is a low risk, high reward proposition for criminals because it carries minor criminal penalties. that's if the cops can even prove that you did it. steal a half million dollars worth of cargo, you might get six months in jail. compare that to ten years in prison if you get caught with a half million dollars worth of cocaine. >> very often difficult to prove everything you recovered was stolen, so sometimes the d.a.s are not willing to take a case that is going to take a little bit of work. >> reporter: partly for that reason, these guys say this crime has been underreported for years. >> gets larger every year. and the losses, you know, they accumulate every year. >>> that costs each one of us in the long run. in the form of higher prices, passed on to consumers as companies lose more and more of these cargo l
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Aug 1, 2012 12:00am PDT
are all back in the pool at the aquatics centre. the u.s. women's volleyball team taking on china continues its run at a first-ever olympic gold medal and americans on the court on beach volleyball. playing for a place in the elimination round. then in primetime, more swimming. ryan lochte races to reach the final in the 200-meter backstroke. and for a spot in the final of the 200 im, along with reigning olympic champion michael phelps. missy franklin looks to lead team usa back to the top of the medal stand in the 4x200-free rela and the sports fastest men sprint for the 100-meter freestyle gold. in gymnastics, the men's all-around final with danell leyva and john orozco and japan looking to claim one of the all-time greats. plus, misty may-treanor and kerri walsh jennings on the beach. and tomorrow, don't miss 16 hours of coverage on the nbc sports network. live swimming heats featuring franklin, phelps, and lochte, plus, every event streamed live on nbcolympics.com. portions of nbc's coverage are also available in 3d presented by panasonic. check your local listings. the olympi
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Aug 7, 2016 12:00am PDT
, the united states, china, then the swiss, and australia. so not a killer pool, but certainly a competitive one that will test the americans. they'll try to hold their seed. as ross goes crosscourt. >> i think the story line is to attack kerri walsh jennings. you get the impression she wants them to have that challenge. >> and another block. that's six for walsh jennings. >> the sport of beach volleyball is interesting in that the other team gets to pick their point. it's a little bit like red rover. now teams are going after her. >> couldn't figure that out, for ten years teams served misty may trainor and all they did was win. now kerri on the right, and a little two-step. we'll see if they count that as another block. yes, seven. here in this match, artacho is doing a good job. she's running left and right. it's got to be so frustrating, because even when kerri is late, the reach makes the right spot. >> watch the hitter. hold your feet, hold your hands. get over the net as far as you can. now artacho trying again, and she spins it down the line. >> the australians have reall
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Aug 6, 2016 6:00pm PDT
brought a big whoop ass for the b-ball game against china. >> and for all of the naysayers who said that the brazilians would not at the end from their hometown. >> brazil. >> brazil. >> saw sao pao. i am so proud to be from brazil. >> reporter: there were some complaints with the long lines of security, but not much. ly tell you that every single american were telling me that thaw were going to see team usa basketball and every single one of them said that the reason they want to go is to see the new warrior souper star player kevin durant, and it paid off for them, because the team usa trounced china in the game. durant was a star standout player leading the way with 25 points, three three-pointers in a row, and klay thompson started an struggled a little bit, and the other star player draymond green was there as well, and the fans were so happy. that game just let out a few minutes ago at the arena behind me right there, and the fans were pouring out, and cheering and jubilant about the game. they said they were so happy, ad not just american fan, because it was a lot of people from o
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Apr 22, 2017 4:30pm PDT
korea over the last 25 years is not acceptable. >> the vice president is also urging china to do more to pressure north korea to drop the nuclear weapons program. the australian prime minister reached out to china before. mr. pence also said an aircraft carrier strike group would be in the water off the korean peninsula within days. >>> after announcing in february he'll not be attending the white house correspondents dinner, tonight we learn what president trump will be doing instead. president took to twitter this morning saying next saturday, the day of the dinnerer he is hold ago big rally in pab also happens to be of the president's 100 atth day in office details of the rally not released. >>> 2000 people who cannot afford dental war got collect nups. the california dental association cares clinic took over the center in smat owe today the people who do not have dental insurance with community volunteers donating time and skills. patients say they're extremely grateful. >> i i don't know how to thank them enough. i. >> i lost my insurance a year ago so i've been -- yes struggling
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Aug 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
yesterday >>> now, to allegations of cheating. eight female badminton players, china and two from indonesia have been thrown out of the games for allegedly trying to throw matches in an attempt to get a more favorable slot in the next round. a disciplinary hearing including to investigate the players, which included the reigning world champions from china. they said in a statement, the olympians violated the code of conduct for not using one's best effort to win a match. several countries have lodged official protests against these athletes. >> i think it was clear or potentially clear from the matches that there had been some possibility of tanking. >> this is unsportsmanlike behavior. people want to see proper competition and we think they have made the right decision. >> indonesia and south korea have appealed the decision. mary is live in fremont with more on how the controversy is reverberating here in the bay area. a former olympian is saying, the players may not be to blame. >> reporter: that's right. the olympian we spoke to competed in this sport and he said, he believes
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Jul 28, 2012 6:30pm PDT
best known for taking off her jersey for celebrating a victory over china. solo ratelled off four tweets, ripping chastain. the first one reads it's too bad we can't have commentators who better represent the team and knows more about the game@brandi chastain. solo writes lay off commentating about defending and gking, which we are interpreting about goalkeeping until you get more educated@brandi chastain. the game has changed from more than a decade ago. that was a jab at chastain, when she competed in the olympics in 2004 and won a medal for her team. >>> first day of competition was not all controversial, however, including surprising wins and defeats. >> reporter: hi, diane. nice to see you. there are always story lines of intense rivalries of the olympic games. one of the key match-ups, which you'll see tonight here on nbc almost didn't happen. >> on the line here for phelps. >> reporter: close call for michael phelps today and the first medal for the united states at the games. >> phelps up there in lane four. >> reporter: phelps barely made it into tonight's 400 meter indiv
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Jan 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
telling him to, quote, go back to china and one letter wished him a quick death. >> when you get death threats and you get threats about we are going to send you back where you came from even though i have been here for a good 60 some odd years. it is unnerving but something that you have to kind of live with if you are going to deal with these kinds of issues and take the position that you do. >> reporter: now ye's office says the more threatening messages have been turned over to the sergeant at arms. as for his bill it did not pass last year. this time he says he think the climate for gun control has changed and he is optimistic that it will pass this time. he expects a full vote in the state senate in the next two months. >>> aurora, colorado again making headlines for a deadly multiple shooting. police were called to a townhouse there early this morning. they say a man barricaded himself inside and then fired at officers. they stormed the house and found four people dead including the gunman. police don't have a motive but they say the four people did know each other. thet shootin
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Aug 10, 2012 12:00am PDT
water polo team took on gold medals helping the country pass china once again in the overall medal count. >> and raj mathai joins us from london. it is early morning. can you believe it? it is almost over in a couple days. >> reporter: it is like we just got here. we're just getting used to these midnight newscasts. friday morning and the big headlines, internationally and locally, let's start with the times of london. you see the fastest man in the world. this is usain bolt. and cool rungs is the headline. the jamaicans having a grand time. they sweep the 200 meter race in track and field. but locally the big headlines, all about danville. this has been a phenomenal story. we've been following the steffens family for several months. let's start with maggie steffens. was she born with a water polo ball? absolutely. the baby picture of 19-year-old maggie steffens from danville. her parents, big water polo players. a couple weeks ago, the family photo at the house in danville before they came here to lopped and they're all here cheering on both the steffens girls on team usa. a full
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Aug 16, 2015 6:00pm PDT
. next scott new china, okay? >> reporter: trump's first policy paper lays to you the a plan that would end birthright citizenship, ramp up deportations and jack up border fees and business tariffs for mexicans to pay for a wall. >> in four years, you're going to be interviewing me and you're going to say what great job you've done, president trump. >> reporter: trump landed in his personal helicopter for a whirlwind visit at the iowa state fair where candidates compete to show voters that they are really down to earth. >> so happy to see you. >> reporter: for some fair gears, style is less important than trump's message on immigration reform. >> a lot of people like me are just tired of it you know? it just -- it's time somebody stand up and do something. >> reporter: donald trump pivoting back to the issues this fueled controversy and his poll numbers. meanwhile, trump launched a new attack on hillary clinton, suggesting her candidacy might be doomed by the questions and controversies surrounding her private e-mail server. brian mooar, nbc news washington. >>> more than 900 shel
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Aug 17, 2016 12:00am PDT
than 30 medals ahead of china and great britain. not pictured here is argentina. brazil's sports arch rival. they collected their second rio gold today thanks to sailors longa and coranza, a 64-year-old olympian. last year longa was diagnosed with lung cancer and had his left lung removed. as he came to shore his sons, who also competed in rio, jumped into the water to greet their dad. longa said afterwards that rio was a very emotional games for him. he said watching the racing of my sons and my sons watching my racing and then celebrating today with them, it's just been too much for me. >>> well, as we say good night from rio, we'll return to the medal ceremony for the women's floor exercise earlier today. simone biles capped her impressive olympic debut with her fourth federica mogherinigo games while aly raisman collected the silver. her sixth over all. joining them was amy tinkler of great britain who took the bronze. and that smile from simone biles, millions upon millions of americans who only a few months ago might not have known who simone biles was are more than familiar wit
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Jun 10, 2011 4:00pm PDT
the already hard hit flood region of china. 12 inches of rain fell in four hours. the highest recorded amount in 200 years. the flood is forcing ma mass evacuation and cutting power to many areas. people are affected by the high water and there have been at least 54 deaths there. >>> in health watch, newborns in hospitals in europe get the classics as they drift off to sleep. oh, it is lovely. staff at the hospital in slovakia have been playing music from classical composers since 2003, part of a special program. look at the big head phones on them. doctors say music acts as replacement for the mother's voice, helps the baby stay calm and breathe regularly. doctors consider the program a full success, and the babies all look pretty happy there, don't they? >> they certainly do. i was saying yeah, at first i thought it was a story about people say music for newborns but for in utero babies. >> exactly. which could be lovely, too. you never know. >>> let's check in. jeff, it was a nice day out there. starting to feel a little like spring might be here, i don't know. >> definitel
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Aug 5, 2012 6:30pm PDT
rowbury qualified for the 2008 games in china where she took 7th in the 1500 meters, the fastest time for an american woman. now her days are spent training for the london olympics where she hopes to once again draw on her past. >> moving forward i know what it's going to be like out there and hopefully that will help give me an advantage. >> reporter: rowbury figures training in san francisco gives her an advantage. the international flavor helps her feel at home in the world where every stride is a reminder early advice from a wise irish grandmother went a long way. >> thanks to olympic athletes such as carrie walsh ice bathing is going viral. walsh tweeted out this picture of her soaking in an ice bath. several other olympians have shared pictures of themselves and teammates recovering in ice baths after working out or competing. the trend is believed to have started by a u.s. gymnast and pla kay la maroney who tweeted last week. she looks cold. nbc prime time coverage of the olympics is just minutes away. individual events finals for women's gymnastics is part of the lineup. and t
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Jun 6, 2016 4:30pm PDT
that, he stopped in emeryville and an unscheduled stop in china town. where he walked through the crowd there, shaking hands, taking pictures. then here to city college in the mission where supporters lined up to hear him address issues like prison overcrowding and the deteriorating infrastructure. >> people want to know why we have more people in jail than any other country on earth. 2.2 million people. our infrastructure, roads, bridges, water systems, wastewater plants, rail system, airports is in disrepair. we're going to rebuild our infrastructure and when we do that, we create millions of good-paying jobs. >> reporter: sanders said again today that if voter turnout is good tomorrow, they have a fighting chance. but if voter turnout is poor, then likely the support will go to hillary clinton. many people that we talked to today in the mission said they were leaving going to christy field to the concert where dave matthews is expect today play and actor danny glover is expected to show up as well. i'm peggy bunker in the mission district. >> we'll have complete coverage for that aft
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Sep 25, 2011 9:00pm PDT
they're in asia, japan and china? >> that's something we'd like to make happen. we have a vision for the conference as being the gateway to the pacific rim. our conference also touches canada and mexico in the south. some of the brands of our schools are incredibly wrong. this is where athletics help the missions of the university. our chancellors are keen to promote our schools overseas from a development standpoint, the joint research and faculty exchange and the athletic brands drive a lot of awareness. now that this expansion stuff is behind us, as we're working to launch or networks and all that, i hope to turn my attempt to swernlts development. >> time line on that? >> in the next five years you see a lot more activities, a lot more competitions taking place overseas. once we get the tv networks up and running, we'll have media content we can expose overseas. i'd say since that time frame there's not immediate short-term. >> you've been open in the fact you think olympic sports are important to the pac-12. if the pac-12 were a nation at the olympics, you would be in the top fi
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Aug 14, 2016 6:30pm PDT
russia and china. >> on the court, u.s. men's basketball team remains unbeaten in olympic competition. barely. little too close for comfort with the u.s. narrowly edging out france. 100-97. warriors guard klay thompson had his best game in rio. leading with 30 points. u.s. warriors star, kevin durant had 17. this was the final game of group play. the quarterfinals begin wednesday. >> and going to be an exciting night of competition on the track. jamaica's usain bolt will put his olympic title on the line in the 100 meter dash. going to be challenged by american, justin gatlin. and then, on beach, santa clara native, kerri walsh jennings in the quarter final of the beach volleyball competition. and women's gymnastics, going for gold in individual events. nbc's primetime olympic coverage begins right after this newscast. >>> all right, now to other local news. the menlo park trader joes target of armed robbery last night. 9:15 after the store closed two then with guns came in and demanded cash from the employees that were still there. they did get away with an undisclosed amount of mone
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Sep 4, 2014 8:30pm PDT
reminiscent of what we saw earlier this year. a five-alarm fire. the one in china basin. near at & t park. march 11th, the mission bay fire, consumed the huge apartment complex under construction. fire investigators declared it accidental. likely caused by sparks from welding. and osha was investigating. a $1,000 fine levied against the subcontractor on the project. the company appealed the fine. damage estimated at $40 million. >> our coverage of today's fire continues online at nbc bay area.com. right there on the front page, find raw video of the flames and the slide show of viewer photos. >> well an illegal bake sale at school. police in richmond say a high school senior was caught selling pot snacks. that got her classmates sick. investigators say three students started throwing up after eating brownies today. pair medics rushed another two to the hospital when they lost consciousness. officers arrested the 17-year-old senior. the seller and pusher. she now faces several felony drug charges and possibly charges of child endangerment. >> the nfl season kicked off tonight you. saw
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Aug 3, 2014 8:00pm PDT
jolted south western china. the 6.1 magnitude quake rattled the yunnan province. it toppled and cracked 12,000 homes. thousands of chinese troops are in the disaster zone trying to help out. the red cross is also there with emergency supplies. >>> in the middle east, israel has withdrawn most of its ground forces from gaza. richard engel has the very latest. >> reporter: this is what israel has been doing to hamas' tunnels in 3, 2, 1. israel says it is blown up most of the tunnels, a lab rinlth of passage ways for hamas fighters to hide, attack, and escape. even on motorcycles. it was at a tunnel where an israeli soldier feared taken captive was killed. his funeral today. as he was laid to rest, israel took a major step to make sure the rest of its soldiers are safer. pulling most of its forces out of the gaza strip, sending relief soldiers back to israel. the withdrawal means israeli troops who have been gathered along gaza's border for weeks will be far less vulnerable to attack. for israel, the ground war could be ending. but here in gaza it doesn't feel like the war is windi
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Jun 8, 2017 8:00pm PDT
a group to support those in china working to take domestic animals off the table. >>> this weekend on our emmy award winning documentary series "bay area revelations," we're profiling the stories and people who lived and survived the summer of love. it's been 50 years since that historic event in the height. many legendary bands came out of it like the grateful dead. >> you really had to watch out for the grateful dead, particularly their road crew. they would take acid, lace it around the lip of a coke can, or they would take a hype determindetermin hypodermic needle and put it in the cork of a bottle of wine. >>> jeff ranieri is joining us now, strange days. >> high humidity out there. >> southerly wind ahead of the storms brought in the humidity. it kind of felt a little like florida outside. >> it did. >> kind of sticky. we'll see things drying out into tomorrow. beautiful shot there from downtown san francisco. we'll talk more about a slight chance of showers this weekend in about five minutes. =runs 9= >>> he waits five months to get his new sofa fixed, then calls us. i'm con
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Jun 5, 2017 8:00pm PDT
climate accord and work with china while doing it. the governor previously made that promise before the president's decision to pull out of the deal. brown says going green is just common sense. >> how can that be when we are growing so much faster than those other states that have virtually no environmental regulations? so green is gold. green is the right path environmentally. it's the right path politically. and it's the right path economically. >> the governor calls president trump's withdrawal from the paris accord, quote, insane. >>> rob mayeda is here now. >> we had temperatures as warm as 90 in concord today. a nice evening in san jose, 66 degrees. can you believe we're talking about a chance of rain in june? we'll let you know when that might arrive, coming up when we come right back. >>> a disagreement over a bed with $1200 in limbo. i'm consumer investigator chris chmura. nbc bay area responds, next. a fire raced through a home in hayward today - leaving six people without a place to live. the fire broke at two o )clock this mng >>> a fire raced through a home today leaving s
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Oct 22, 2011 8:00pm PDT
year american parents welcomed more than 11,000 children into their families from countries like china, russia and ethiopia. but what if you were an adoptive parent in the final stage of bringing your child home and the government put your adoption on hold indefinitely? it's happening to several bay area couples. nbc bay area vickie nguyen takes us in-depth tonight. >> reporter: at 5 years old, sammy's bright smile and boundless energy brings the abbotts the kind of happiness that only parenthood can. >> it's fulfilling and rewarding. i enjoy every minute of it. >> it's the most incredible joy i've ever had in my life. so yes, we were very eager to do it again. >> reporter: theirs was a paper pregnancy. an international adoption that brought sammy from ethiopia, a country with 5 million homeless children, to the bay area. shortly after his arrival four years ago, parents sarah and nick began the process again so sammy would have a brother. >> in the orphanage just surviving. you think about they were told they were so close to coming home and now there's no answer for them. that's just
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Aug 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
years old o. some have worked the fields since they were eight and we found them, not in china or indonesia, not in guatemala or mexico. but right here in the united states right here in california. and for the most part, it's all legal. look closely. these are the hands that work the fields and pick your food. and they belong to children. >> how long have you been doing this? >> translator: like seven years. since i was eight years old until now. >> listen closely. >> i was 11. >> to their voices. >> sixth grade. >> 11 years old? >> yeah. pretty much. >> what's the hardest part of it? >> some say they worked when they were 11, ten, one teen says he started in the fields of mexico when he was eight before he moved here to work two years ago. >> translator: when i started at the age of eight, it was difficult. i had to carry buckets that weigh 55 pounds. >> i had cuts on my fingers. i came out really tired. it was really hot. i didn't really like it. but it was worth it to help my mom. >> what's the hardest crop to pick? >> right now, it's tomatoes. the hardest thing i've done. >>
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Jul 31, 2012 12:00am PDT
lantern. >>> here's an up to the minute count. the utah and china are tied with the -- the united states and china are tied. china does have more gold medals than the u.s. japan has 11 medals and italy checks in with eight. speaking of medals, michael phelps will go for his 18th olympic medal tuesday when he races in the 200 meter butterfly finals. that would put phelps in some very rare company tying him with the gymnast for most career olympic medals. the now 77-year-old gymnast that she might even watch phelps try to make history tomorrow. he holds the world record of the butterfly event and the two-time champion. he has a really good chance. for more on the olympics, including how michael phelps is still looming large, go to nbc bay area and scroll down to the london 2012 section. >> okay. switching gears, we'll talk about lead. it can be extremely toxic to your body. we've heard about lead, paint, even candy. more items you wouldn't expect. in shoes and your purses. the center for environmental health tested hundreds of handbags from the bay area's most popular stores and fou
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Mar 7, 2015 8:30pm PST
the endangered species list. however, they seem to be making a comeback they traveled to china to check out the panda. >> reporter: at least, good news for china's endangered giant pandas. beloved all over the world. the number increasing over the last ten years according to the survey by the chinese government. the results are great, it shows more attention. research has spent three years counting pandas covering nearly 12 acres of mountainous forests. they covered tracks and used cameras to conclude that 1,864 pandas remain in the wild. there are a record 375 now in captive breeding programs. who can forget this famous trio the world's only known triplets born last summer. i got to meet the adorable cubs when they were just 2 months old. just last year 23 cubs were born in the mountains where we joined them for an afternoon snack. most of the pandas in this kindergarten area are between a year and a year and a half old. and they have an enormous appetite. here too, the opportunity to be a volunteer panda keeper has brought young people from around the world who pay the breeding
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Dec 22, 2013 8:30pm PST
deal is raising apple's profile in china and it could bring in a windfall of cash for that company. the cupertino-based out fit made a deal to trade with china. mobile stores, starting on january 17th. customers can register for iphones sfarting on christmas day. untilz until happenle hz struckled in the market. that he preticket today's deal will help level that playing field. we are, of course,approaching the holiday spert. you're going to have to pay atengsz. it is nice and clear. hopefully, you're getting your shopping taken care of. getting ready to enl joy that time with your family. temperatures are going to be really comfortable. as we head throughout the night tonight, temp which you weres are chilly again. about 38 degrees in san jose. as we get into tomorrow, temperatures will be comfortedble. ive want to pintth pint. >> ne nins la looking good. a pacific agts about 65 degrees. so upper 650s. just getting spoiled for this time of year. nice and warm at the beach as woe're talking about really comfortable conditionings. patchy fog. 70 drk in san jose and walnut skreek. lo
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Jul 29, 2012 6:30pm PDT
medal count. china is still first with six golds, four silver, and two bronze. but the u.s. is very close behind, with three golds, five silver, and three bronze. italy is third with a total of seven medals. >>> the u.s. men's water polo team has four players from stanford, and today the team played its first match. it aired on nbc a little earlier today and it was not an easy win. with a final score of 8-7 over montenegro. of those eight goals stanford players made five of them. that's quite the showing. nbc bay area's arturo santiago is at stanford for the junior olympics with more on why stanford has become a mecca for water polo. hello, arturo. >> reporter: hello, diane. we're at the avery aquatic center, where it is hosting the water polo matches for the junior olympics. and really there's no better place to be than the campus of stanford university for a young athlete who's pursuing a future in water polo. now, there are thousands of them competing this week in what's been known to be called the toughest sport in the world. northern california and specifically the bay area has
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Aug 6, 2017 4:30pm PDT
secretary of state rex tillerson met with china's foreign minister in manila. praising china's newfound commitment to crack down on north korea's missile and nuclear tests. >> translator: those in favor of the draft resolution -- >> reporter: yesterday the u.n. security council approved severe economic sanctions against north korea, stopping other countries from importing its coal, seafood and iron. a much-needed victory for the trump administration. >> the greatest economic sanctions package ever levered against them will cost them about a billion dollars. even allies in the region like china, japan, south korea, all agreeing with the united states that north korea and its nuclear capabilities must be stopped. >> reporter: the white house sunday also pledged to clamp down on government leaks it believes threaten national security. >> we're after the leakers, not the journalists. >> reporter: rosenstein left open the possibility that reporters could be investigated. >> the leaks right now are really bad. i've never seen it this bad. there should be a concerted effort to identify and go
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Jul 30, 2012 4:00pm PDT
difference between chicken treats from china and those from the u.s. >> we couldn't carry anything we wouldn't feed our own pets. >> reporter: the fd afrnlts says it's tested for bacteria, mold and chemicals in nearly 300 complaints sent in by consumers. anguished pet owners are pursuing two class action lawsuits against del monte and pure rena. >> the fda has gone down to china and inspected the facilities, but we can't get the results of that. >> reporter: del monte and necessa northwest li nestle, posted this video to show how the treats are made. kingdom pets post testing data on their sites and say they come from the same players from kfc china and mcdonald's china and never tested positive for known contaminants. in cal i's case the maximum recommended portion is between four and five pieces. rachel says cali ate just two treats. >> we didn't give them the entire bag. even if i gave them a whole bag of treats. if you ate a box of ding dongs, you're not going to die. >> reporter: the vet found that she died after her stomach twisted and ruptured. the report doesn't show a clear l
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Aug 9, 2015 8:30pm PDT
ovefor4 >>> the worst maybe over for china and tie waaiwataiwan. clean up crews are removing debris and uprooted trees. you're looking at part of a pal that was ripped off during 50 mile per hour wind. the storms were moving further into china and downgraded to a tropical storm. >>> it's been one year since michael brown was shot and killed by a police officer in ferguson, missouri. the city was rocked by the teens death and by the violence in the months that followed and after the grand injujury cleared offi wilson. >> we have to be in this together or it won't be any better. if i stand by and do nothing, then i am part of the problem. >> tomorrow activists are calling for a day of civil disobedience. >>> a remail er wants to put an end to retail ers and putting on signs that are for girls or boys. on the way out are pink, blue, yellow or green paper on toy shelves and the changes will begin on the north few months. clothing will be divided among boys and girls. >> how about that. >> yeah. >>> it's a dangerous job and thousands are doing it every single day. >> coming up a few of t
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Oct 13, 2012 4:30pm PDT
crowd and hammered the president on china, job creation, and taxes. >> and then, of course, he says he is going to raise taxes, does any one really think raising taxes on anyone helps get more people to work? the president's plan is status quo. more of the same. he calls it forward. i call it forewarned. >> paul ryan was also in ohio today. ryan told voters, in that manufacturing state that the president's china policies have cost the country manufacturing jobs. >>> now, to our continuing coverage of the giants playoff run. the team back in the bay area. back on the field at at & t park this afternoon preparing for the national league championship series. against the saint loop is cardinals. madison baumgartner will take the hill. coming up in a couple minutes. comcast sports net's amy gutierrez will join us from the park with more on how the team is gearing up. >> stanford football was in the national spot laegt today taking on notre dame. rest raunlts in downtown palo alto were packed as fans gathered to cheer on the cardinals. in the end the fighting irish came out on top, 20-13 in
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Aug 9, 2016 12:00am PDT
teammate has won against china. >> how about team usa basketball. there is kevin durant sitting down and giving a fist bump from carmelo anthony. paul george goes coast-to-coast and from the bench, kevin durant loves it. team usa beats venezuela, they take on australia on wednesday. >>> now, just ahead in the news cast, jessica will join us from rio with our bay area technology, and how it's being used to keep the olympics safe. that is coming up in ten minutes. >> in other news, we know what but not who brought candy laced to marijuana. this is the candy. it sent 19 people to the hospital over the weekend. we have more on the celebration turned emergency. >>> the young lady was gasping for air. >> reporter: crews were taking 19 people at the women's building in san francisco to the hospital. >> yeah, i was panicking saying what is going on. >> reporter: raul hernandez was working security saturday night and he said that people were enjoying the celebration, and they suddenly started to get sick. 13 of the patients were children. one just 6 years old, hernandez called 9-1-skbun w1 and wa
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Nov 1, 2014 6:30pm PDT
pushing the boundaries. >>> the ntsbected to hold a press conference >>> mission accomplished for china after an experimental space flight. it landed in mongolia early this morning. it marks the first time in nearly four decades that a spacecraft as returned to earth after traveling around the moon. it shot this photo of the moon and earth. it is a beauty. all in prech ration for the 2017 launch of an unmanned ship >>> this is part of the innovation saturday at the history museum. students explored engineering milestones. organizers hope that the mountain view venue will inspire these students. the goal is to come up with products or service that will help everyday life. >> the goal is to get them looking at it with fresh eyes and coming up with new ideas and helping them to find the target market, identify the customers and plan out an innovation. >> students will have a chance to submit their ideas to the world series of innovation. >>> up next, one of the biggest gatherings of the olympic champions in the south bay. >> and how this star-studded show is helping bay area students read.
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May 29, 2017 4:30pm PDT
for their neighbor china by shooting off yet another ballistic missile. >>> senator harris will be touring different parts of california this week to talk about the impact of the president's budget plan. the senator will be at the port of los angeles on wednesday to talk about how the budget would impact transportation, goods movement, and workforce development. >>> sacville police are investigating a shooting that left one officer hurt. it happened this morning near orange drive. the chase ended on the nut tree road overpas. police say an officer killed the driver in a shootout. one officer suffered a minor injury, was taken to the hospital. he has since been released. >>> injuries and scandal have plagued tiger woods. today another setback. he was arrested for dui. police say the government legend and former star was driving erratically near his home in florida. this is his mugshot after he was arrested. officers smelled alcohol on him. when he refused to take a breathalyzer, florida law mandates immediate arrest. golf digest says his medical background has shown excessive drinki
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Aug 10, 2016 12:00am PDT
, as well, one more than china. the medal count brought to you by mcdonald's supporting athletes on their journey towards olympic gold. michael phelps' own personal medal count is 25, 21 gold, two silver, two bronze, historic tally highlighted by his remarkable run of eight golds in beijing in 2008. if you consider the full arc of phelps' olympic career his performance tonight in the 200 butterfly has to be way up there among the long list of victories because while there were a lot of personal reasons that drew phelps out of retirement, competitively coming back in 200 fly and reclaiming the title he owned in '04 and '08 was a big deal to him. tonight he became the oldest swimmer male or female to win individual gold medal in olympic history. we take one more look at michael phelps latest remarkable showing. so long from rio. >> take your mark. >> kenderesi in lane four. cseh in lane three. >> everybody on the planet has been talking about phelps and leclos. the other two swimmers have a great chance to win. kenderesi probably because he is so young might not be able to do it. phel
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Sep 8, 2011 4:00pm PDT
economic superpower and now we're going to sit back and watch china build newer airports and faster railroads at a time when millions of unemployed construction workers could build them right here in america? [ applause ] there are private construction companies all across america just waiting to get to work. there's a bridge that needs repair between ohio and kentucky that's on one of the busiest trucking routes in north america. a public transit system in houston that will help clear up one of the worst traffic in the country. and there are schools around this country that desperately need renovating. how can we expect our kids to do their best in places that are literally falling apart? this is america. every child deserves a great school and we can give it to them if we act now. [ applause ] the american jobs act will repair and modernize at least 35,000 schools. it will put people to work right now fixing roofs and windows, installing science labs and high speed internet in classrooms all across this country. it will rehabilitate homes and businesses in communities hit hardest
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Oct 23, 2011 9:00pm PDT
monitors to oversee the voting process. this all stems from video footage taken on friday in china town. the online video posted by a campaign staffer for leland yi shows workers from an independent group supporting ed lee. you see them here wearing blue shirts helping voters fill out absentee ballots and in some cases actually filling out the ballots themselves. we caught up with several of the candidates at a mayoral forum earlier today, including those who are blasting the mayor and his supporters and suggesting that voter fraud may have occurred. >> well, it's outrageous what's happened. we have a videotape that essentially shows workers connected with at least independent expenditure telling people how to vote. helping them fill out their ballots. that's a clear violation of elections law. >> if i had heard that somebody was doing that on behalf of me iwould stand up and say that's absolutely wrong and i -- as i would come out and say that should cease and desist and i would be leading the full investigation of that. >> i certainly found these allegations to be very troubling. we n
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