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Jun 7, 2013 6:00pm PDT
nearly 2,000 complaints about dog treats from china. >> two companies have recalled their product. many are questioning the fda saying it hasn't done enough. a look at what happened in the aftermath of hundreds of pet deaths and illnesses. >> reporter: fewer jerky treats are on the market but it's not enough. lawmakers and fda critics say the agency is failing to warn people about recalled food for both animals and people. daisy brings a welcome puppy happiness to the chambers family after a difficult year. the family dog lost its leader last may. the mix died when her stomach twisted and ruptured. the owner says it happened hours after she ate two milo's kitchen chicken jerky treats. although the cause of her dog's death remains unknown, rachel is one of thousands of pet owners who believe their pet was killed or sickened by tainted treats from china. >> there is something that killed our dog. there's something that killed all those other dogs. >> reporter: the fda received reports of more than 3,200 dogs sickened and 501 deaths, enough to prompt three advisories warning people about c
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Sep 25, 2017 6:00pm PDT
north korea. the president has asked china to intervene with north korea but chen says it's not clear that china has the power or inclination to solve what it considers a u.s. problem. >> that's why some people in this country are saying that it's time for the u.s. to make a bargain or deal with china. >> reporter: and chen says that bargain could include the united states pulling all of the troops off the korean peninsula. maybe that could happen if korea were unified and kim jong un's regime were deposed. i asked him if he thought china would take that deal if that could happen. he said no. there is not enough trust between china and the u.s. reporting from san francisco, mark mathews nbc bay area news. >> thank you, mark. >>> east bay commuters got a view they didn't speck as they approached the toll plaza. a billboard message calling for the impeachment of president trump. next to it the president's photo. the billboard was will stay up through sunday paid for by the california members of the courage campaign. organizers say the call for impeaching the president is moral and legal
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May 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
with military negotiations in particular with north korea, china playing kind of a role in all of that and she wouldn't want to step on anything that could jeopardize that and han explains how china might get through this whole thing. >> i think first for it to all go away and disappear would be the first wish. the second would be as quietly as possible. diplomatically without public confrontation. >> reporter: han joined me via skype and says china may want to hand him over and get him out of the country. it may be more beneficial to have him gone. >> it would allow them to get rid of, in their view, a troublemaker, someone who has been causing problems for them publicly. another is that a lot of dissidents when they leave china use a lot of powers of persuasion. >> reporter: chen is a hero of china. he was arrested after documenting forced abortions and sterilizations in china. china may just want him to go away. in fact, most experts monitoring the situation tell me that chen has been erased from the public eye. there is no mention of him in the media, and you cannot search for him
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Jul 5, 2017 6:00pm PDT
chinese company. china currently the null omber market for electric vehicles, we are number two. scott budman, bay area news. >>> president trump landed in poland this evening. it is the first leg of his g-20 summit trip. he is expected to meet with leaders in china and russia, but the summit may be overshadowed by the north korean missile test. we are joined now with the latest from washington. >> reporter: jessica, the trip to poland is also meant to ease the concerns from nato allies to show them that the u.s. stands with them. now that's the reason that the meeting with the president of poland is coming before the meeting with russian president vladimir putin. poland rolled out the red carpet for president trump this evening. for his first presidential visit to the nato ally. meanwhile, u.n. ambassador nikki haley made a veiled threat towards china during an emergency council meeting. she says companies that trade with north korea which launched an intercontinental ballistic missile july 4th also trade with the u.s. >>na >> that's not going to happen. our attitude on trade changes
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Dec 6, 2011 6:00pm PST
to make a big move. why amici is about to take it's dough to china. >>> and how this living exhibit is getting a new lease on life. >>> and good evening, i'm chief meteorologist jeff franeri, we will talk more about the cold weather and who is under a freeze warning coming up. m . >>> a tech giant is in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. skod budman is here with the story he broke yesterday. a lot of people are complaining about pay pal. >> one story tonight smoothed it out for pay pal, another one still to go. let's start with the san francisco-based photo site that used pay pal for four years, then they received a notice that their members could no longer use pay pal, that got resolved last night. then payments from regretsi today, they, too were told they could not use pay pal. speaking of bad pr, citigroup tonight says it will lay off close to 4,500 employees over the next nine months. stock prices fell afterhours. >>> you often hear about the trade imbalance between china and the united states, it's pretty much all in their favor, tonight we have one from america and it's
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Sep 27, 2014 6:00pm PDT
not allowed to leave china. the art inside the former federal prison is by a man whose views have kept him in prison at times. he spent months in a chinese prison for his political views. every image on the floor there is made of legos. this is the first art exhibit of this scale on the island known as "the rock." it is free to the public. tickets are $30. >> cool. and very colorful. beautiful art. >> he's still in china and he can't leave, but he's still speaking his mind through this exhibit. it'll be interesting to see if anything happens. >>> coming up next, a taste of winter in the sierra nevada mountains. >>> this morning we woke up to fog-free conditions, but you can see clouds trying to build. thunderstorm activity still forming. we're going the break down your forecast for sunday coming up after this. >>> well, fall has just barely started, but signs of winter are already here. take a look at this. fresh snow here. at the north star ski resort, this is in lake tahoe, the chairs you see here, those were planned for a wedding today. as they say, snow on a wedding day means
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Aug 22, 2017 6:00pm PDT
for you. the china town street festival saturday and sunday. temperatures in the mid-70s. the second one sunday in san francisco. the giant race ends at at&t park. a five k, ten k, and half marathon. seven-day forecast and look at the long range forecast. >> we haven't seen nineties in a while. when will it be done? a new look at bart's station and the deadline for this major project. ==reveal== a california state senator is proposing a bill urging law enforcement to treat white supremacts >>> happening now on our twitter feet california state senator proposing a bill to treat white supremacist as terrorist. also a blockbuster nba trade. kyrie irving is being traded to the celtics. the energy conscis people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. extension" won )t be
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Jan 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
criticized huntsman for serving as president obama's ambassador to china. >> is that the person who should represent is not someone who called him a remarkable leader and went to be his ambassador in china. >> this nation is divided because of attitudes like that. >> that was the line that showed his skills are aimed at america. >> that's the line that convinced you? >> absolutely. >> reporter: he uses his understanding of china as a campaign pitch and was happy to show off his mandarin for christopher lee. >> he said my good friends of china, i am ready to run for the president of the united states, and wish me luck. >> chase is a political science major at usc. he came out to help in the huntsman campaign. >> if the race gets to california, i think he'll do well dl. >> we shall see. a second place finish would be amazing for the campaign and would bolster him for south carolina and beyond. the voting continues tomorrow in a small town in the northern part of the state. we should know early tomorrow morning how those ballots are cast. it may be a long night. so many people have yet
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Apr 28, 2016 6:00pm PDT
from china to compete with silicon valley's biggest companies. i'm scott budman. just ahead, a first look inside san jose's newest tech company, which plans to hire hundreds of new workers. pg&e is committed to clean energy and part of that commitment is our partnership with habitat for humanity. our mission is to build homes, community and hope. our homeowners are low-income families, so the ability for them to have lower energy cost is wonderful. we have been able to provide about 600 families with solar on their homes. that's over nine and a half million dollars of investment by pg&e, and that allows us to provide clean energy for everyone here. it's been a great partnership. together, we're building a better california. >>> happening now on our web site, another zika case confirm confirmed here in the bay area. they say the person contracted the virus in central america. two other cases have been confirmed in san francisco and one in napa county. and a snoopy museum coming to tokyo. more news after the break. apple, facebook, and google just moved in to san jose .. and it's hirin
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Jan 28, 2017 6:00pm PST
china town kicking off the luner new year this year. we're following breaking news at sfo -- about a thoand peoplhave >>> let's take you back live to sfo right now. airport protest underway around the country today. huge protest here at san francisco. the international terminal, these protesters they believe are on the other side of a wall where different refugees are from various countries, seven countries that have had a ban, a refugee ban placed on them by president trump and this is a scene right now. also huge protest at o'hare and jfk. >> i'm seeing reports that part of the mood is changed there. they've gone from trying to battle a ban to winning a victory in court. news that a federal judge has issued a national stay ordered on the president's executive order banning refugees from seven countries. so apparently people who they're waiting for on the other side of that wall, they may be coming out very shortly and the people that are waiting there to greet them and i heard there's been quite a bit of cheering in just the last few minutes since the federal judge lifted that ban
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Feb 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
fighting back. scott? >> raj, they're fighting technology with technology, tracking hackers from china in what many in both our government and our private secotor are calling all-out war. after attacks on facebook, google, twitter, "the new york times," coca-cola, and even apple, america, it seems, is in the midst of a cyber war against china. >> this it does seem that these attacks and intrusions are more brazen. >> reporter: mike is a former cyber policy adviser at the defense department. he says our government is threatened along with our personal information and says while the hackers are smart, the bay area tech industry is smarter. >> i think ideally i would like to see the government hooking up with more silicon valley companies. >> reporter: and that's happening inside the security companies like barracuda networks. here they're aware of the threat from china. they say when it comes to protecting your personal data it's a threat they see every hour. >> it happens all the time. it happens from everywhere. china just has the means to cover it up. >> reporter: so the attacks can be m
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Aug 13, 2015 6:00pm PDT
linger after deadly explosions in china. we are getting new images of what the destruction left behind. our neroom suyvale pice say it r >>> this just in. this picture has come into our newsroom. sunnyvale police say it is the prime suspect in a killing at a mobile home park. her name is linda smith. police say the 50-year-old called them today to report the killing. when officers showed up they found her and the body of her mother. the victim is 81-year-old ann smith. investigators also say they found a hammer at the scene, possibly the murder weapon. detectives are still investigating right now. >>> where is all the traffic? this was supposed to be a mess today. be warned the traffic mess could come this weekend. the premium outlet stores in livermore, they just got bigger. more of them. they had reason to worry about the traffic concerns. on the left side of your screen you can see what the traffic looked like when the livermore outlet mall was opened a few years ago in 2012. traffic at a virtual standstill. today on the right side of your screen, not much. no chaos. nbc bay
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Sep 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
nuclear program. the u.s. has persuaded russia and china to support the resolution that says political pressure is better than military force when it comes to getting iran to stop its nuclear activities. this comes just one day after israeli prime minister netanyahu condemned the u.s. for not taking a more aggressive approach. israel is threatening to take matters into its own hands. with everything going on, one of the world's top leaders is noticeably effort. china's vice president is scheduled to take over as president next march, but he hasn't been seen in almost two weeks. this is file video of him. he missed several high profile meetings, including one with secretary of state hillary clinton last week in beijing. there are reports he suffered a stroke or heart attack. china is being tight lipped and not saying a word. >> thank you, janell. >>> a retired priest will not face perjury charges. father jerry lindner told the jury during the william lynch child he never molested anyone. he was facing charges for beating up the priest in his retirement home. lynch admitted the beating a
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Jan 19, 2017 6:00pm PST
position on china, women's rights and that has people doubtful about what is going to happen. >> reporter: it's an extraordinary time, jessica. trump takes office with the lowest public approval rating since any of those questions have been asked. while president obama leaves office with a 60% approval rating, only 40% of americans  believe that trump has managed the transition period well. take a look, in fact, at the comparison. obama really hit it out of the park. 84%. even george w. bush after that contentious election, 61%. clinton, 67%. all these going into office. so simply put, the honeymoon period that the new presidents expect and experience, it's just not going to be there from donald trump. >> let's talk about tomorrow's speech. what should we be listening for that could calm some of these fears? >> you know, this is trump's official introduction into the american people as our 45th president. so the most significant part of his inaugural address this time is his style, the way he relates to his constituents and substance and policy proposals, that's going to co
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Jun 9, 2015 6:00pm PDT
china. the ride-sharing company is making big strides in that company. according to a report in a "new york times" article, of the one million rides uber gives worldwide, 10% happen in china. it's the highest percentage anywhere. they are invest heavily in their operations in that country. they have created 60,000 jobs so far. >>> those overhead bins are too crammed. get ready to part ways with your trustee carry-on bag. an airline trade group announced new guidelines for those carry-ons. essentially you've got to get smaller. they want to shrink the size of the bags allowed on planes. the goal is to free up space in those packed overhead bins. so far no u.s. airlines have signed on but eight major international airlines are expected to adopt the new recommendations. they include air china, emirates and lufthansa. >> i support it 100%. nothing annoys me more than the person above me trying to shove their giant luggage into there. >> i have a huge bag. >> i take it as a challenge. i get the duffel and if i can do it all in one -- >> i'm not traveling with you two. >> i got made fun
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Jul 15, 2015 6:00pm PDT
players to watch is a 19-year-old rising star from china. kelly johnson has the story. >> reporter: his love for golf is simple. >> after one good shot it feels very very exciting. >> reporter: and that first shot for hao taung long li came at 10 years old. now he's the highest ranked chinese player in the world and the first from his country to make the web.com tour. >> what does that mean to you? do people follow you back home? >> yeah i have some people follow me in china. actually it's pretty -- pretty good you know the feeling because the first time first of the season to play web.com. it's pretty pretty exciting. >> reporter: still eyeing his first tour win, this week's stonebrae classic presents a great opportunity for hao tong who plans to take his game to the next level. >> the pga tour is my dream. to get on the pga tour and win there. >> reporter: and next summer there's the brazil games. he would love nothing more than to represent china on the world stage. >> every chinese wants to play olympics. i think i have big chance to go to the olympics for sure. >> reporter: no
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Jan 22, 2015 6:00pm PST
in the south bay with direct flights from san jose to china. this week's china's hainan airlines applied to the department of transportation to start service at san jose international. it wants to schedule five direct flights per week to beijing. since it already operates in three other u.s. city clearance to add san jose to its roster is expected. the flights could begin as early as june. >>> okay. jeff ranieri back with us. it is a beautiful spring day here in january. >> we did surpass and get over some of that fog and cloud cover today for that beautiful day, and you can see san francisco right now still looks excellent. ten-mile visibility back way in the distance there is a little built of cloud cover but the general trend across the bay area, our temperatures averaging for the most part in the 50s and clear skies throughout the south bay, peninsula, and also for the trivalley. for tomorrow we have changes in the forecast. most notably not only a clearer start heading throughout the morning but check this out -- warmer temperatures, 72 for the average in the north bay. for
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Mar 18, 2016 6:00pm PDT
in this picture? why mark zuckerberg is getting flak from this facebook post from china. >>> and justin bieber end taters us in san jose. an embarrassi miste for u-csant in maryld,igh schooseniors >>> an embarrassing mistake for u.c. santa cruz. approximately 4,000 high school seniors in maryland, virginia and washington got e-mails informing them they have been admitted to the school. what's so many barembarrassing never applied. the letters were accidentally sent to students that were prospects. he calls the error an embarrassing lapse in protocol. >>> dancing on stage with the biebs. a group of bay area kids got the chance of a lifetime. there they are, dancing right alongside the pop star during his show last night in san jose at the s.a.p. center. the kids are from chapkas dance city and they won a contest organized by bieber's choreographer. six dancers chosen to perform with justin bieber. they say the experience was just amazing. >> yeah, it was crazy. when i walked on stage, i felt just energy just a wave of energy towards me. i saw all the people and i'm like, okay, gab
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Aug 12, 2015 6:00pm PDT
. china continues to devalue its currency and markets around the world are feeling the effects of it. >>> here at home, it could be the next job boom. manufacturing long sent overseas is making a comeback here in the bay area. scott budman has more on what the city is doing to create more opportunities. scott. >> reporter: well, they're offering incentives, janelle. things like tax breaks, faster permitting, even land to encourage tech companies to keep jobs here. as the tech industry grows, manufacturing jobs are hot again. >> close the skills gap. >> reporter: and san jose wants lots of them, enough to offer south bay tech companies economic incentives to build here and keep manufacturing jobs here. >> we know lots of folks are doing very well in this boom, but thousands of our residents are being left behind. we know with manufacturing jobs, this is a pathway for the middle class, a lot of folks who don't have college or advanced degrees. >> reporter: and after a long lull, more products are being designed and built in the bay area. local companies say they'll take the incentives
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Dec 28, 2011 6:00pm PST
including japan and china. the city says the move is a token of respect. >>> people who ride their bikes on the golden gate bridge will once again have to share their lane with pedestrians. that's because the bridge is shutting down the bicycle-only lane on the west sidewalk for the next three months. cyclists and walkers will share the narrow east sidewalk. crews are doing this to work on bike access to marin county and on the san francisco side. the west sidewalk is set to reopen on april 1st. starting january 1st the entry fee is increasing from $5 to $7. that's a new state fee necessary to keep parks open. people with certain passes will be exempt from the increase. >>> harbor porpoises are being spotted near the golden gate bridge. they continue to feed on schools of fish in the bay. quite a change from the past six decades where water pollution have kept the mammals away. researchers aren't sure why the porpoises have returned. >>> one good deed deserves another. the children's discovery museum in san jose is taking advantage of the holiday crowds to educate visitors about vo
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Feb 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
chairman eric schmidt calls china the world's number one hacker in his new book called "the new digital age." it's due out in april. and in it schmidt says cyber attacks from china are damaging to america's economy. >> another tech heavy hitter is talking. microsoft chairman bill gates is not satisfied with microsoft especially when it comes to cell phones. nonetheless he gave current ceo steve balm aerovote of can ha confidence saying the future looks good for the company that he started. >>> future oyster prices could be decided this week. the owner of the oyster company will be in court this weak to fight a federally imposed order to close the business. if the court does not grant an injunction, drake's bay will have to close by march 15th. some believe that will lead to higher oyster prices, lower quality and impact the environment because the tra transportation needed to import oysters here to the bay area. drake's supplies 40% of california's oysters. >> california's fishing industry appears to be on the upswing. fishermen are enjoying bigger hauls and raking in more profi
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Mar 10, 2014 6:00pm PDT
employees based in malaysia and china were on that flight. free scale ceo putting out a statement offering thoughts and prayers for family members of the 20. jessica? >> that is tragic for that company. thank you for that, scott. >>> we invite you to stay with us for the continuing coverage. on our website nbcbayarea.com that will be updated around the clock. >>> the san jose fire department is under the county's microscope. for months, they have not met mandatory response requirements and an audit may be on the way. it comes after the investigative unit exposes san jose fire gave the county inaccurate response time data. the actual response times were worse than they initially reported. in this memo to the board, the department of public health has given the county approval to move forward with an audit of those response times. san jose fire told us today it's been working with the county and it wants to continue moving forward toward a solution to reducing response times. the board of supervisors will discuss the issue during tomorrow's board meeting. if you have a tip for the investigat
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Aug 11, 2016 6:00pm PDT
at me talking about them. four shots on net against china. four shots in the net as the united states blows out china 12-4 to remain undefeated in group play. golf back in the olympics after a 112-year absence. great britain's justin rose on the 4th hole. why show it if it doesn't go in? hole in one for rose. rose is 4 back. the top american is matt kuchar. the most intriguing event involves missy franklin. she advanced today in the 200 backstroke. the same event she won in world record time four years ago in london. franklin has admitted these games have been a disappointment to her. she earned a gold medal in the 4 x 200 freestyle. the nod went to mia dorato. she has become a victim of her own success. in london she won five medals, four of which were gold. based on that, she garnered award after award. among them, 2012 phoenix swimmer of the year. can she find her miss being stroke or has it been lost for good? tonight will be telling. >> for sure. thanks. we aren't finished talking about missy franklin. later, olympic lenggend natalie coughlin breaks down what's going right
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Feb 15, 2016 6:00pm PST
states. chilly relations with china is number one. leaders from the philippines, vietnam and indonesia and others are expected to discuss the move into the south china sea. >>> trade and climate change is on the agenda. >>> a concerning issue, marine animals right in the backyard going extinct. want to show you a species now in danger. the salmon, killer whale and the leather back sea turtle are on the national ocean administration's endaengered species list. there is a five-year plan to protect them including putting a spotlight on their vulnerable status. >> jeff is back with us. we should have asked to do the newscast outside today. >> we should. >> with a barbecue. >> it was hard to come in today. gee. here we are. dedicated to you at home and we are tracking some big-time changes in the forecast. one more day of this heat and we'll talk about rain and colder temperatures and we'll let you know the timeline on that in just a few minutes. tuning into its' streaming music service. the tech giant just revealed it now has 11 million subscribers. and it's gaining on it's bies >>> apple
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
china and the hong kong channel was crowded with boats. >>> a strange tourist attraction has popped up in spain. a weekend storm caused two cargo ships to run aground on a beach. it doesn't look like they're going anywhere any time soon. the two captains say they'll pay the cost of towing the ships back to port but obviously a monstrous task. you may remember it takes a while. >> joe rosato, jr., shows what it is and where it's headed. >> reporter: the quiet peace of marin's beach. as far away as you can get from the rumblings of war. early this morning was a symbol of the area's military past. >> it was rescued from the scrap. >> reporter: a massive 16-inch battleship gun inched along bunker road. its destination, the hill top fortre. >> it can fire 26 miles out to sea, which ith a high degree of accuracy. >> reporter: the twin guns were sent to the scrap mile six decades ago. the national park service wanted a replacement as it restores the historic site. >> having a gun battery without its weapon is like railroad museum without a locomotive. this is a heart and soul of what it wa
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Apr 1, 2013 6:00pm PDT
service policy. the move comes at a time when apple is selling a lot of devices in china and wants relations to be smooth. many bay area companies have struggled trying to get to china. perhaps this will help others. >>> it might be just five or ten bucks at a time but it will add up. higher taxes for every day purchases. the higher sales tax took effect today. they have implemented higher taxes. san mateo has 9% sales tax rate. nbc bay area's cheryl hurd joins us. >> reporter: reaction is all over the place. some people like it. some people hate it and some people didn't know about it. one business owner i talked to tonight says that she hopes that this new tax doesn't force her to close her doors. >> all of the tax has to do is go up a quarter of a percent and people get nervous. >> reporter: she has been nervous for about a year. she opened her downtown cashmere recycling boutique last year when the business climate was looking good. even though walt wallets are loosening up it has been a struggle. >> i think that until people adjust to the fact that it is going up it will be a
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Jun 1, 2017 6:00pm PDT
because it would have driven more business to india and china the world's worst producers. >> well moments after the president's decision to withdraw, california took action. governor brown announced he is forming a coalition of states committed to fighting climate change. so far california, new york and washington state. governor brown has been a long-term proponent of the environment last year california extended one of the most ambitious laws in the country to fight greenhouse glasses. >> silicon valley also reacting strongly to the president's decision today. our business and tech reporter scott budman is live at a protest in palo alto appear people are very upset. >> reporter: we're hearing from a lot of people in the bay area in silicon valley specifically we have got protestors behind me that started about half an hour ago all day long we've been hearing from green tech ceos and the message steams to be consistent disappointed but determined to keep going forward. within hours of the president's announcement a protest formed in palo alto. they say they're fighting for the en
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Feb 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
with china's vice president who arrived in the u.s. today for a get acquainted meeting. they're expected to discuss political, military and economic issues at the white house tomorrow. he's taking over for hu jintao in china later this year. >>> the greek parliament approved a major reform package securing a second bailout and keeping the country from defa t defaulting on loans. demonstrators clashed with police upset with the painful proposal cutting jobs and salaries. >>> the tension between israel and iran over the nuclear weapons program reached outside the middle east today. in india and in the former soviet republic of georgia, bombs were found on two cars belonging to the israeli embassies. the one in india exploded. fortunately, all passengers survived. authorities were able to defuse the other bomb in georgia. israel blames iran for both of the attacks today. on a final note, the governor of washington state signed a bill today legalizing gay marriage. that law goes into effect in early june. >> we presume there's talks of opponents on the field? >> sure. >>> still ahea
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May 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
passengers to please rearrange their own seating. >>> facebook is blocked in china. you may know that. mark zuckerberg is not. a surprise cameo by zuckerberg. you see him there and his wife recently on state-run tv. a few seconds of footage showing zuckerberg and chan walking behind two police officers was inserted into a documentary about solving high-tech crime in china. >> bursting the balloon and much more, still ahead at 6:00, a global shortage of helium that could deflate more than just a few birthday parties. >> should not be allowed to be subsidized for this kind of practice. >> they're cutting and replanting california trees for profit. the investigative unit looks into how these new rules could help lumber companies fatten their wallets. >>> and as americans gatherrg t remember service members who died in the line of duty, find out are the president and the man who wants to replace him today to appeal to veterans. >>> all across the country people are honoring the lives of our heroes and remembering their sacrifice on this memorial day. the wreath laying ceremony is a m
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Jul 31, 2013 6:00pm PDT
peevey has accepted 16 trips, each valued at more than $6,000. >> this time last week i was in china. >> reporter: trips to hong kong, sweden. >>> last week i spent a week in germany. >> reporter: globe trotting to germany, spain, and israel. >> i get the award in, i think in the last month, perhaps the last year, for traveling the farthest. although the press is not up on all of my travels. >> reporter: but president peevey may have spoken too soon. we also know about his big ticket trips, $12,500 for a 2010 excursion to sydney, australia. >> i spent last week in australia a guest of the environment center. >> reporter: then there was this $13,000 all-expense paid trip in 2008 to new zealand. 2009, $four, for a trip to spain. 2007, accepted nearly $15,000 in travel for a trip to south africa. >> clearly, it is legal. the question is, of course, is it ethical? there's a difference between the two. >> reporter: one of california's premier experts in government ethics. we showed the travel records to bob stern. >> it always raises questions to me when we have such extensive travel. i d
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
bloomberg the lawsuit is solyndra's way of making china a scapegoat for its failure. >>> mountain view based google could soon find itself searching for answers. sources say the majority of top decision makers at the federal trade commission believe an anti-trust case should be brought against the search giant. after more than a year of investigation four commissioners have reportedly become convinced that google abused the search monopoly to extend dominance into other areas like shopping and travel. rivals complained google uses the searches to steer users to its own sites and services. the company has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing. sources say the decision on how to move forward could come within the next month. >>> a change to youtube. the goal is to boost the time people spend on the popular website. youtube will now rank videos based on how long people watch them not clicks or views. that means videos that hold viewers' attention will ride higher in web searches. youtube says the move makes it more difficult to cheat the system by using a provocative thumb nail image and
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Sep 17, 2012 6:00pm PDT
from here and went to china. >> in ohio today, president obama talked trade and his administration's filing of a new complaint accusing china of illegally subsidizing its auto parts industry and undercutting products made in the u.s. >>> in san francisco tonight, a vigil is under way at hastings law school for chris stevens, the u.s. ambassador to libya who was killed there last week. in the meantime, the violence continues. nbc bay area danielle lee shows us fragile u.s. relationships are becoming further strained. >> reporter: chanting protestors left little room to stand in lebanon. they were listening to the leader call for more demonstration. the u.s. embassy began burning secret documents as a precaution. in pakistan, police fired tear gas at demonstrators trying to reach the u.s. consulate. the prime minister ordered the suspension of youtube where clips of the anti-muslim video were posted. cashmere, the west bank and iran. sirens blaired near kabul where a few hundred afghans set fire to cars and shops. all signs of a protest about much more than a disrespectful video. >> it
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Nov 30, 2016 6:00pm PST
. >> thank you, chris. >>> the smog filled air in china has gotten so bad, that people are now paying good money for a bottle of fresh air. bottles advertised as unpolluted air are now selling for about 291 in china. that's just under $32. $32. the bottles are less than 8 liters in size and claim to be filled with pure oxygen, rich air from new zealand and canada. one person who bought a bottle posted on the company's website and said, i don't feel much different. >> the lighting of that enormous christmas tree at 30 rock. rockefeller center in new york city. a sure sign the holidays are here, and every year as you might know, this whole ceremony is accompanied by music. the tonight show house band the roots were practicing last night. you can see it right here at 8:00. how about this? tony bennett, josh groban, sara mcglocklin and garth brooks. >> you love garth brooks. >> i love garth brooks. >> we'll be tuned in to light up the tree at 30 rock. >> i love sarah mcglocklin, but you love garth brooks. >> a little bit of wet weather for them. it's not going to step them for the tree lightin
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Jul 26, 2017 6:00pm PDT
in china. critics caution they made promises before to invest in the u.s. especially in philadelphia and not follow through. >> okay. it's a prime opportunity. amazon is going on a major hiring spree. wanting to fill more than 50,000 warehouse jobs across the united states. amazon will be hiring people to sort and pack in states like tennessee, ohio and wisconsin beginning next week. the manager positions will be available. this is part of a larger plan to hire 100,000 more people by next summer. >> the sequel for the controversial netflix series "13 reasons why" was filming in martinez today. it's a story about suicide. you may remember the triggered debates during season one. many are critical of how it portrays teen suicide. various schools sent letters home warning them about the effect the show could have on young minds. look at today's set at court street and main street. the film what appears to be a demonstration while protesting. >>> okay. it's not a done deal yet. still ahead, the reason san francisco's flavored tobacco ban may go before voters. francisco ban o
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Sep 20, 2014 6:00pm PDT
because the area is so crowded. we have china town and union square and drivers who are impatient and move through the intersection. today a woman was hit and killed trying to cross stockton street. the driver did stay at the scene but was later arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter. police say the man tried to make the left turn into the tunnel as the woman was crossing. police say it is unclear who had the green light and the right of way. >> the driver apparently had the green light but he didn't wait. that is a very common thing where you see drivers even though they have the light they go through as people are trying to cross over. without seeing it myself i suspect that was what happened. >> reporter: again police say they are still trying to get to the bottom of who had the green light. the driver stayed at the scene. the stockton tunnel was closed for about three hours and opened early this afternoon. san francisco police say they are asking for witnesses to come forward and give them a call. reporting live in san francisco, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >> than
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Aug 31, 2014 6:00pm PDT
consecutive game to earn the sweep. a full report from china basin next in sports. >>> welcome back. san francisco isn't creeping up on the giants, they are taking giant steps. excuse me, they are not creeping up on the dodgers, they are taking giants steps. 2 1/2 games separate the dodgers from the giants who outscored their opponents 27-6 in the last five games. today they were going for the sixth consecutive win. highlights for you. brewers and giants. tied at one in the bottom of the third. one scores and giants lead. in the fifth panda time. may the force be with you on "star wars" day at at&t park. two runs shot to right. ball goes in to the cove. his 15th of the year. giants win 15-5. yes, we have more. >> giants came up with another win on sunday. they scored 15 runs as the season high at home or away. maybe more impressive was the fact they played 44 runs on the home stand. you combine that with another spot on pitching performance and the race to the postseason looks promising. >> i think we have players, shows what we are capable of do ing. it's a good team and didn't tak
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Jul 13, 2013 6:00pm PDT
victim from the plane crash died. she was a 15-year-old girl from china. reporting live, mary ann fa vo, nbz bay area news. >> a blood drive is scheduled to be held on monday morning to replenish blood supplies. it will be held at the baggage claim area of terminal three from 9:00 to 2:00. people are encouraged to participate. if you're interested in donating you're asked to make an appointment ahead of time and we have more information on our website. >>> tonight, raj mathai goes one on one with ntsb chairwoman debra hurs man. the 4. -year-old mother of three became the most visible woman in the bay area in the wake of saturday's crash. >> don't take this the wrong way when we see you in town that usually means something has went wrong. >> i don't want people to think i'm associated with disasters and have a paf lovian response when they see me but i tell you with what we see in accidents, we see sometimes the very best of communities. we see the very best of people. >> join us tonight right after the news cast for a special on the crash of asiana 214. you can see raj's full interview.
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Aug 5, 2016 6:00pm PDT
play tomorrow against china. now, back out live to baja stadium, it is going to be going off tonight. it is 10:00 p.m. there right now. by the way, nbc bay area is your link to the games on-air and online, where we have a behind the scenes look at the opening ceremony. >>> well, back here at home, a new building creating a lot of resentment. the ongoing strike by the santa clara county superior court workers. the picketers are now focusing on the county's new $200 million court facility. we were the first to report about this strike last week, and tonight, more information. nbc bay area's robert honda has been covering the story from the beginning and joins this evening in san jose, with the latest. robert? >> reporter: well, raj, the new court building is right across the street from the old courthouse, but it is a different world. and now striking workers say some of the money that paid for this elegance should have gone to them. the striking superior court workers shifted its picket line and public attention to santa clara county's brand-new court building today. the 380-member un
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Oct 3, 2015 6:00pm PDT
for ivory in the horns. it's specifically focussing on ending the practice in one country. >> china is the largest trader of illegal ivory and stated a number of times they will shut the ivory trade down and our message here today is to call on beijing and ask them when, when will they shut the ivory trade down. >> more than 130 countries participated in today's rally. conservationists say if we don't stop poaching for ivory and rhino horns, they are in danger of extinction within a generation. >>> relief for many along the east coast tonight. hurricane joaquin may not hit head on but has the potential to be a record breaker bringing a lot of bad weather to seven states. record rainfall causing devastating flooding as we look at the lower east coast. president obama has already declared a state of emergency in south carolina where you can see virtual rivers where streets used to be. dave wagner has a closer look at the danger this storm is bringing. >> reporter: surf's up along america's east coast as strong winds and heavy rain pound the shoreline. in south carolina, homes and cars
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Feb 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
, established diplomatic relations with china and signed a treaty of soviet union to scale down the number of nuclear weapons in the world. he won the nobel peace prize in 2002. >>> coming up next at 6:00, a report from around the world after a shooting rampage that rocked their community. tonight, how the team of newtown, connecticut, are saying thank you. >>> also, if you visited the pump recently, the gas prices are sky high. >>> we saw a warmer finish to the weekend around the bay area. highs today did reach the upper 60s in parts of the north santa rosa. 52 around san jose. before we see temperatures warm even warmer in the 70s we've got that system you're looking at right there that may toss a few showers our way early tomorrow morning. we'll talk more about the changes in the forecast when we come right back. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ conti
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Jul 26, 2014 6:00pm PDT
video from one new family stuck in china. they traveled 9,000 miles to adopt a 4-year-old girl. the state department says it is working to get the problem fixed as soon as it can. but the children may not have visas until next week. >>> right now, we want to check in with kate scott who joins us from comcast sportsnet. >> bad news for the 49ers to start off sports tonight. less than a week into training camp, the niners offense has already taken a major hit. hunter, done for the year. plus, the giants make a big trade for an arm they hope to help them get back to the postseason. all that coming up next in sports. [ heart beating ] [ female announcer ] the internet gets more exciting the faster it goes. that's why, coming soon, xfinity will double the internet speed on two of our most popular plans. xfinity continues to innovate, bringing you the fastest, most reliable internet, period. [ heart beating ] xfinity internet from comcast. double the speed. [ heart beats ] >>> game two between the giants and dodgers just getting under way tonight at at&t park. no score yet in the top of t
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Jan 18, 2014 6:00pm PST
stops at 2:00 p.m. and the palo mason cable car line will run only between fisherman's war f and china. >> the celebrations do get out of hand, we can either reroute around those celebrations or insuring that if people do climb on to energized lines, there is an energy running out that could be harmful to people who do climb on board. >> muni is also trying to take care of its property. this is not if first time muni has taken such steps because of rowdy fans. a spokesperson says the agency took similar steps the last few years during big games. >> the enthusiastic fans out there or sips just yet today? >> well, not a whole lot of signs, but we see a lot of people sort of walking around here near the waterfront wearing their 49ers gear and they seem pretty excite d for tomorrow's game. >> all the bankers in the east bay were wearing 49er gear as well. thanks a lot. and stay with nbc bay area for 49ers special right after this newscast. we'll break down the match-up. that's at 6:30 right after this newscast. >>> it took just a few minutes for a fire to destroy a popular restaurant in th
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Jun 28, 2015 6:00pm PDT
thanks to their hot bats. baseball from china bay is sin next in sports. ga >>> giants ace madison bumgarner entered the day having lost two of his last three outings, but the giants bats having heating up and he would get the run support he needed to get back into the win column. between the rockies and giants, guess what guys it was hello kitty day at the yard. top two, 2-1 rockies, madison bumgarner gets barts to strike out swinging. that was the 1,000s strikeout in his career. youngest in the service era. bottom six, 3-2 giants matt duffy goes yards, duffy had had three hits finished a single shy of the cycle, 4-2 san francisco. next inning 5-2 giants now, mad baum was great on the hill and great at the plate. see you later. madison's eighth career home run and the giants go on to win 6-3. >> last couple days have been come from4 j behind wins and i'm not sure if you know we've done too well in games where we didn't score first. that's a big confidence boost knowing we can tig out of a hole and come back. whenever baum is on the mound you know you're still going to get a good
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Jun 9, 2013 6:00pm PDT
social community. >> people in china are e-mailing me trying to find a match. >> the need for bone marrow donors has come full circle. 15 years ago as a stanford freshman, she signed up to be a donor, herself. two weeks ago she got this e-mail, saying she might be that match for someone now. >> when i called them to ask, it was a match for myself. >> the hope now is to build awareness for the bone marrow matching process. >> it takes five minutes to fill out a form. >> you could save a life. >> and not just hers. >> hi! >> in san francisco, stephanie trong, nbc bay area news. >>> there were four drives in the bay area today and there were several more coming up this week. for a full list, go to nbcbayarea.com and search "save nina." >>> the annual 5k run and walk for lupus took place this morning in saratoga. about 1,000 people participated in northern california's largest lupus event. our own rob emceed the event. this is the one of the largest fundraisers for lupus. >> trying to raise awareness for lupus and the cause, as well as support for family, friends, and individuals who a
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Aug 17, 2013 6:00pm PDT
sell luxury cars on the lucrative market. he is taiwanese-american and has been one of china's most popular figures since come together nba two years ago. henry wolford, my son was coached by jeremy lin at a kamp in palo alto a couple of yearsing a. >> reporter: is he a good coach? >> wonderful coach. it has changed my son's life. not really but he had a good time. >> reporter: sounds great. good to hear that story. when we come back, we are going to talk about, how about some baseball. the oakland a's are going to finish at the top of their division. if that's going to happen, they will need all of their players to stay healthy. today, we got some news that one of their all-stars will have to miss some serious time. when we return, we will have all the details and reaction from a's manager, bob melvin, on the injury. >>> welcome back to nbc bay area. lots going on in sports. we begin with baseball. some news out of oakland that may leave some fans of the oakland's concerned as they see one of their top pitchers going down. the man we are talking about is their all-star, bartolo col
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Jan 6, 2015 6:00pm PST
china. about 1,000 dogs have died. the agency has tested for salmonella, metals antibiotics and a host of toxins but so far scientists have not found a clear link between the treats and pet deaths. they've also performed tests on 26 of the dogs that died. in half the cases the fda says quote, jerky pet treats could not be ruled out as a reason for the deaths. we asked petco and petsmart why they didn't pull the treats sooner. petkro has been working sooner to make this change happen over the past few years. the decision to include china-made treats meant letting go of some of our top-selling products. petsmart said the fda never made a direct link. we feel removing the treats from our shelves is the right thing to do. we should note that california chain pet food express was the first company to stop selling chinese made treats back in 2012. all the stores say they are continuing to source treats from the u.s. and other countries and that fda investigation continues. >> okay. thank you. lots of good information there. >>> well on wall street stocks continued to fall today. [ appla
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Dec 5, 2011 6:00pm PST
setting up shop in china the owners of amici's says they will open a location in shanghai next month. they hope the new spot will become the first of many throughout the world's largest city before expanding into beijing, hong kong and macaw. amici's serves its thin crust slices at all sharks home games. the chain plans totspe i n first location in southern california this spring and that will be in la jolla. >> who says there's no such thing as a free ride. ac transit is getting into the holiday spirit by a decorated bus. the bus goes along a different route each day from now until new year's eve so there should be plenty of chances to hop on up an check it out. >> i'm in. >> still to come at 6:00 now, new twists in the fight over state prisoners and the impact on fighting wildfires. >> i'm marianne favro. there's been an increase in san jose police officers calling in sick and also an increase in officers resigning from the department. i'll take a closer look coming up. >>> also a toxic transformation. the ground breaking that will create more open space along the peninsula. >> and
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Apr 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
hoping to make another splash in real estate. 12 years ago they revitalized china basin with a brand-new ballpark. today they unveiled their new plan. here's nbc bay area's joe rosato jr. >> reporter: the promise of a new season, and a clean slate drew the faithful to at&t park as the giants took on their cross bridge rivals, the a's, in an exhibition. >> come on, guys, this way. >> reporter: the pregame buzz wasn't the giants' play on the field. it was their plan for the parking lot. >> we think this parcel will be a wonderful place for people to go to restaurants, cafes, to live. >> reporter: giants' president larry baird unveiled sweeping plans to develop the mission rock area south of the ballpark, a forlorn parking lot, an aging pier, a chunk of aging land would become the city's newest neighborhood. >> it will be a new little city within a city. it will be a new city that will be very san francisco, a lot of kashg it ter, with short, winding streets. >> reporter: the giants want to transform the 27-acre site into new homes, retail, and an eight-acre park. the $1.6 billion priva
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Mar 15, 2013 6:00pm PDT
china are breaking into computers of several major companies. and yesterday when president obama called president xinping on his new position, he brought up to have constructive dialogue on securities. china does not support hacking. >>> a solemn an verse any syria marking two years since the uprising began against president bashar al assad's regime. the u.s. estimates the war has killed nearly 70,000 people so far. the number of syrian ref you gees is rising quickly today. the u.n. checked in today its 1 millionth ref yugee. >>> researchers from tokyo found levels of radioactive cessium near the damaged fukushima nuclear plant. the levels were 70 times higher than the safety limit set before the nuclear accident triggered by the deadly earthquake and e tsunami two years earlier this week. they do not believe there's any read yo active steepage but will investigate why the cesium level in the harbor is not declining. >>> another problem, a different ship, but once again carnival said there was a problem with one of the thrusters on the carnival legend. currently it is cruising in
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May 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
family could live safely and freely in china. now he's not so sure and is wanting to leave the country. chen made a daring escape to the embassy after being held under house arrest for 16 months. >>> more information revealed about the thousands of documents recovered from osama bin laden's compound in pakistan last year. in a "los angeles times" report, the late al qaeda leader apparently tried to recruit an operative with a mexican passport who could cross into the u.s. easier. no word if bin laden was successful before being killed by navy s.e.a.l.s last year. some of the documents will be posted on line tomorrow. >>> one day after president obama's visit to afghanistan, the taliban strikes with deadly force in response to a surprise visit. a suicide car bomber and taliban militant attacked a compound housing hundreds of foreigners in kabul. president obama went to afghanistan on the one-year anniversary of the killing of bin laden and signed a long-term partnership with afghanistan. in his national address last night, president obama even mentioned a possible relationship w
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