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Feb 4, 2017 6:30pm EST
. >>>w from china. how they see us in the age of america first. a rare inside look at how china crafts its message about donald trump and sees itself as a new land of opportunity. >>> laptop danger. the frightening scenes at a home in california as a computer repeatedly explodes and catches fire. >>> and raise a glass to the country's first official beer historian. we catch up with her on the smithsonian. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. a federal judge's decision to halt president trump's order banning entry to the united states of people from seven mostly muslim countries is prompting all kinds of reactions tonight. the president promises to forcefully fight what he calls the "so-called judge's decision." this as those already holding visas rush to board flights to the united states, and thousands throughout the country protest with demands for a permanent end to the immigration executive order. we're covering all aspects of the controversy. we begin with tom costello in washington. >> reporter: jose, good evening. a dramatic 24 hours. as of this moment tonight, the obama
Mar 4, 2017 5:30pm PST
president took aim at china tieing it to the loss of factories and jobs here in this country. the president's relationship with china is a work in progress. the country's are going in opposite directions on trade and that was an undercurrent today as the chinese leadership got underway. nbc reports from beijing. >> reporter: at china's biggest political show of the year, lawmakers agree with whatever leaders tell them but casting a long shadow how to deal with president trump who's unpredictability could impact china's economy, its leaders and stability. >> if president trump looks as if he is bullying or being unfair to president xi i think the chinese will have to react in strong ways. >> reporter: donald trump is up against the cult of xi jinping, near complete control, loyalty of government, military and the people. the most powerful leader in decades. but china is undergoing a shift in how it sees its place in the world as president trump puts america first, china in many ways is choosing the opposite direction. like military spending. china said today it will ease up announc
Dec 3, 2016 6:30pm EST
.-china relations. >>> global reach, the expanding ambitious of the right wing media company that championed donald trump for president and sees a bigger opportunity after his election. >>> and inspiring america. two young athletes on two different teams. why would one help the other headache it to the finish line? nightly news begins now. >> announcer: from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with jose dias balart. >>> good evening. we begin with an unfolding tragedy in norge california where it appears there could be a staggering death toll after a fire broke out as a warehouse being used for a party. it happened last yooek in oakland, just across the bay from san francisco. officials say they are preparing for the possibility as many as 40 people may have lost their lives. and the questions about safety in that building are growing tonight. nbc's gotti schwartz is there. >> reporter: overnight in oakland a late night party turned into a warehouse inferno. understand, dozens unable to escape what firefighters described as a worst case scenario. >>
Jan 7, 2016 6:30pm EST
a market meltdown in china. why is it hitting us here? >>> sinking 401(k)s, millions of americans nervous about their money. >>> relentless, donald trump unleashes perhaps his most personal attack on the clintons yet. >>> trapped underground. an all-night rescue mission to save 17 miners, hundreds of feet beneath the earth after something went very wrong. >>> what you eat. controversy tonight over what's in and what's not. red meat, eggs, now okay? not with everyone. >>> and the can opener, a nickname for a bridge that's seen crash after crash caught on camera. an internet sensation. why aren't drivers "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. it is a small world. no one knows that better than knows who watch the value of their savings and retirement accounts take another steep drop today. all because of china's economic problems. the dow's 392-point drop today brings losses for the first four trading days of the new year to 911 points or more than 5%. if it has us asking if china's woes can trigger those kind of losses in this country, what does it say about the health of our
Jul 9, 2017 6:30pm EDT
his parents prepare to fight in court for new treatment. >>> solar switch. china's well-known for smog and pollution, but now the country's making strides to lead the world on clean energy. starting with a sea of solar certified. why some dog owners want official confirmation that their four legged friends are good neighbors. nightly news begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is nbc nightly news with kate snow. >>> good evening, a new report late today has the administration's relationship with russia in the spotlight again. the "new york times" reports the president's son donald trump jr. was promised damaging information about hillary clinton before agreeing to meet last summer with a russian lawyer with connections to the kremlin. in a statement, trump jr. confirmed the meeting but said the lawyer's statements were vague and made no sense and were a pretext to get him to agree to a meeting. this on a day when the president tried to clarify just what happened when he met with vladimir putin on friday. we begin with kelly o'donnell at thehi >> reporter: st
Dec 5, 2016 5:30pm PST
decades of u.s.-china protocol. while top officials publicly insist the call was merely congratulatory. >> this was a moment of courtesy. >> reporter: a high level source familiar with the issue tells nbc news, mr. trump talked with top advisers about the possibility of establishing contact with taiwan for months. those talks intensified after election day. john huntsman, a former ambassador to china, now being eyed as a possible secretary of state, says, it's a smart move. >> you have a businessman who has become president of the united states, and who understands real leverage and how to find real leverage in that relationship. >> reporter: for his part, mr. trump has been unapologetic, tweeting, did china ask us if it was okay to devalue their currency? and as a candidate, he frequently took aim. >> we can't continue to allow china to rape our country. >> reporter: today china firing back. the state-run newspaper writing, creating troubles for the china-u.s. relationship is creating troubles for the u.s. itself. china policy experts say, this is a shake-up. >> trump i
Sep 25, 2015 5:30pm PDT
correspondent kristin welker. >> reporter: an elaborate welcome for the president of china, masking underlying tension between the two largest superpowers. but today a small step forward. president obama and jinping announced a joint agreement. neither the u.s. nor the chinese government will engage in cyber theft of intellectual property. >> this is progress but i have to insist that our work is not yet done. >> reporter: while all powers engage in spying, the u.s. has accused china of stealing trade secrets from u.s. companies. >> about 80% of economic espionage today is conducted by the chinese. >> reporter: and china's record on cyber attacks is extensive. the country accused of breaching the office of personal management last year, stealing the records of 20 million people. other suspected targets, major corporations, newspapers, defense contractors, and even the u.s. postal service. today the president announced he is still skeptical. >> what i said to president xi, and to the american people, the question now is are words followed by actions. >> reporter: mr. obama has pursued a strateg
Aug 12, 2017 6:30pm EDT
rare glimpse at the crucial trade link with china that keeps north korea running. >>> sick bay in space. first responders respond when there's a medical emergency on mars. >>> and close encounter, the remarkable scenes in the water as swimmers come within feet of a gentle giant. "nightly news" begins now. >> announcer: from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with jose diaz-balart. >>> good evening. terror and death in charlottesville, virginia, as a car plowed into a crowd of protesters killing at least one and injuring many more. a state of emergency was declared. this historic southern college town has seen two days of violent protests focused on race. white nationalists counterp counterprotesters clashed as state troopers tried to keep the peace. they did not succeed. nbc's tom costello is there with the very latest. tom? >> reporter: jose, good evening. the streets are calm at this very moment but police are still working the scene here where the fatal accident occurred. witnesses say that this driver came plowing into a crowd of counterprotest
Jan 7, 2016 5:30pm CST
of their savings and retirement accounts take another steep drop today. all because of china's economic problems. the dow's 392-point drop today brings losses for the first four trading days of the new year to 9111 points or more than 5%. if it has us asking if china's woes can trigger those kind of losses in this country, what does it say about the health of our economy? nbc's anne thompson finds out. >> reporter: another bungee jump for the nation's stock market. the dow plummeting more than 300 points at the open, bouncing back in the late morning, only to plunge again by early afternoon. what has traders and fistfuls is thehe slowing growth in china, the world's second largest economy. today trading on china's stock market halted for the second time this week after a major sell-off. >> i think it's premature to be overly concerned. financial markets are fickle. i think in the end, fundamentals are really what matters for the u.s. economy. our fundamentals are rock solid. >> reporter: economists point to the improving jobs and housing market. still the chaos in china is fuel
Nov 8, 2017 5:30pm PST
china for american college basketball stars arrested now trapped in legal limbo. >> announcer: this is "nbc nightly news" with lester holt. >>> good evening, and welcome to our viewers in the west. in the swirl of sexual allegations that have engulfed so many prominent men following harvey weinstein's downfall, an anguished mother stepped before the cameras today with a head-turning claim of her own, not as a victim but on behalf of her adult son, who she says was sexually assaulted by actor kevin spacey. >> he says to me, "mom, kevin spacey tried to rape me." >> former local tv news anchor heather unruh's claim one of several sexual misconduct allegations facing the oscar-winning spacey, all against the backdrop of a growing scandal sweeping the entertainment world. nbc's kate snow sat down with her today and has more. >> i'm here not as a journalist today but as a mom. >> reporter: heather unruh says her son was a busboy at the club car restaurant on nantucket in the summer of 2016 when he was introduced to kevin spacey. >> he was very excited. he was texting his girlfriend, could
Jan 24, 2017 7:00pm EST
of china's top government officials. he's speaking out for the first time since president trump took office firing back at the u.s. >> reporter: the trump administration is sparking a strong reaction from china tonight after this warning over china's military build up in the south china sea. >> if those islands are in international waters and not part of china proper, we're make sure we defend international territories from being taken over by one country. >> reporter: china has been constructing artificial islands in disputed territory to use as bases. >> that's not for the united states. that's between china and some other countries in this region. >> reporter: today sat down with the foreign ministry's top spokesman in beijing for rare interview. >> you say it's none of the united states business? >> no. that's not the united states territory or the international territory as pete mentioned. >> reporter: then there's taiwan. china doesn't recognize taiwan's independence but trump, after winning the election, took a call from the taiwanese leader prompting china to send jets near t
Nov 9, 2017 7:00pm EST
moment. >> kate snow, thank you. >>> after two days of high stakes diplomacy in china, president trump leaves this evening for vietnam. during his time in china, the president took a much softer tone about that country than we've heard from him in the past, heaping praise on china and its leader. nbc news chief white house correspondent hallie jackson is in beijing. >> reporter: a kinder, gentler donald trump on display in china, praising the pageantry, feeling the flattery, and, instead of blaming beijing for the trade imbalance he hates, the president's pointing at his predecessors. >> it's too bad that past administrations allowed it to get so far out of kilter. >> reporter: that softer stance a far cry from the campaign. to allow china to rape our country. china cheats us. >> reporter: now? >> i don't blame china. who can blame a country for being able to take advantage of another country for the benefit of its citizens? i give china great credit. >> reporter: on perhaps the most important stop of his asia trip, the president wanted to tackle trade and the threat from north korea,
Feb 4, 2017 5:30pm PST
and make it here on a highly emotional day. >>> view from china. how they see us in the age of america first. a rare inside look at how china gives its message about donald trump and sees itself as a new land of opportunity. >>> laptop danger, a home in california, as a computer repeatedly explodes and catches fire. >>> raise a glass to the first official beer historian. we catch up with her on the job at the smithsonian. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with jose diaz bell art. >>> a federal judge's decision to halt president trump's order banning entry to people from the country from mostly seven muslim countries is gaining reaction tonight. the president promises a so-called judge's decision. those holding visas rushed to board planes to head to the united states and thousands protests with a demand for a permanent end to the executive order. we're covering all aspects of this controversy. we begin with tom costello in washington. >> jose, good evening. a dramatic 24 hours, as of this moment tonight, the
Apr 21, 2017 5:30pm PDT
lights on. tom costello, nbc news. >>> right now the trump administration along with china and south korea are on alert for a possible underground nuclear test by north korea. and there are signs it could happen very soon. our chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell has the latest. >> reporter: tonight, u.s. military officials tell nbc news china's military nationwide is on heightened alert. the clearest sign china with the best intelligence about its reclusive neighbor expects north korea to take a dramatic step. its first nuclear test with donald trump as president. off the coast, u.s. and south korea fighter pilots fly joint exercises as intelligence and military officials tell nbc news there are signs of preparation for a nuclear test. north korean propaganda today calling the u.s. excises mad cap american nuclear war maneuvers. defense secretary mattis in israel today discounting their threats. >> i would just take their words at the same value as we learned not to trust them. >> reporter: president trump putting more pressure on china to restrain north korea tweetin
Apr 16, 2017 6:30pm EDT
easter along with a flurry of messages over everything from north korea and china to the protest marches as nbc's kellie o'donnell reports, there was no break from the presidential tweet form. >> reporter: no comment is not the president's usually approach. but his silence on north korea's failed launch is to deprive kim jong-un of attention while the white house reaches to china for help. >> what the president was able to convey to chinese president is that north korea is no longer an asset. north korea is a liability. >> reporter: today the presidential motorcade rolled along the ocean's edge to a palm beach church where the trump's celebrated easter services. after a surprising 40-hour break from twitter he unleashed a storm of five tweets. explained the shift on china. why would i call china a currency manipulator when they're working with us on the north korean problem? senator mccain said the president is right to lean on china. >> china can down. whether they're currency manipulators or not, we should expect them to act to prevent what could be a cataclysmic event. >> reporter: in
Mar 19, 2017 5:30pm PDT
the region in china. matt bradley is in seoul, south korea tonight. >> reporter: a new engine fueling a fresh round of north korean propaganda. an engine test which some say could propel an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching u.s. soil. dictator, kim jong-un promised to get it in this year's new year's speech. north korea put on a provocative display of force, unprecedented two nuclear tests last year. and it's successfully fired four ballistic missiles off its coast two weeks ago. korea watchers expect a new nuclear test any day. if it happens, north korea's test results will almost certainly be different. the country facing off against the new american administration. secretary of state, rex tillerson warned the u.s. pre-emptive strike is a real possibility. >> let me be clear, the policy of strategic patience is ended. we are exploring a new range of diplomatic, security and economic measures. all options are on the table. >> reporter: rising tensioned led to a missile defense system being moved to south korea this month. washington may want to take a harder line
Apr 5, 2017 5:30pm PDT
china at a high-stakes summit at his florida estate. peter alexander has details. >> i will do whatever i have to do. >> reporter: tonight president trump in a showdown with north korea and its erratic dictator, kim jong-un. >> we have a big problem. we have somebody that is not doing the right thing, and that's going to be my responsibility. >> reporter: that responsibility heightened by another north korean missile test just 24 hours ago with a senior white house official telling nbc news all options are on the table. but dealing with the rogue nation's growing nuclear threat also falls on china. the president this week warning if the chinese decide to help, that will be very good for china and if they don't, it won't be good for anyone. >> china is the only country in the world that has predominant material influence on north korea in trade, energy, and in coal. if china pulls the plug, north korea has no other option. >> reporter: the urgent issue certain to dominant tomorrow's high-stakes summit with china's president the first face to face meeting with competing agendas. >> this i
Mar 18, 2017 5:30pm PDT
china's president. janice mackey frazier has more from beijing. >> reporter: in china, secretary of state rex tillerson faces his toughest meetings yet. his mission to pressure beijing to use its clout to rein in north korea. >> the tensions on the peninsula are quite right now and that things have reached a rather dangerous level, and we've committed ourselves to do everything we can to prevent any type of conflict from breaking out. >> reporter: with the threat level at a high and signs a nuclear test is imminent, tillerson rejected talks, yesterday warning a preemptive strike against kim jong-un's weapons programs could be next. >> the policy of strategic patience has ended. >> reporter: chinese officials urged cooler heads. the meetings were cordial but tense and landing hours hours before tillerson did, a tweet by president trump saying north korea is behaving badly and slamming china for doing little to help ease the threat. also complicating talks for the u.s. here, the missile defense system it's deploying in south korea. china so fiercely opposed, experts warn it could trigger an
Apr 15, 2017 6:30pm EDT
problem. the problem will be taken care of. i think china has really been working very hard. >> reporter: china has urged both sides to back down cautioning it could spiral out of control with u.s. war ships on the way and seoul within striking distance of north korean missiles. one mistake could trigger disaster and u.s. officials say north korea has issued a notice to mar anywheres off the coast in the sea of japan to be on alert. that uncertainty loomed over the parade marking the anniversary of kim jong-un's grandfather, north korea's most important day of the year. there's still the risk the regime could soon carry out a nuclear or missile test with another anniversary in just ten days and a presidential election here in south korea next month. >> thank you. >>> the white house continues to focus on the north korea situation this holiday weekend after days of rising tension and behind the scenes diplomacy and vice president mike pence is heading to the region tonight. nbc is traveling with the president and reports from west palm beach. >> reporter: with a wave from air force two, t
Aug 23, 2017 5:30pm PDT
drugs ravaging so many families are flowing into the u.s. from china. >>> shopping wars. google teams up with walmart taking aim at amazon. how this new competition among giants could save you money. >>> and a $700 million jackpot. one of the largest in history, the drawing just hours away. are you feeling lucky? "nightly news" begins right now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is nbc "nightly news" with lester holt. >>> good evening, to our viewers in the west. thank you for being with us tonight. healer or antagonist? the answer may depend on which donald trump you heard over the last 24 hours. after casting himself as the victim of bad news coverage at a fired-up rally in phoenix last night blasting everyone from the media to fellow republicans, the president appeared in nevada today where he returned to a call for unity based on common values. the head-snapping change of tones comes as the nation's former intelligence boss offers a troubling assessment of the commander in chief. our national correspondent peter alexander has more. >> reporter: tonight more wh
May 29, 2016 5:30pm PDT
in a wind suit has a close encounter with china's great wall. "nightly news" begins now. >> announcer: from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news." reporting tonight, thomas roberts. >> we begin tonight with jaw-dropping moments at the cincinnati zoo gorilla exhibit after a 3-year-old boy somehow got through its fencing, falling at least ten feet into the pen and then getting cornered by a 400-pound silverback all as the child's mom watched in horror. at times the massive primate violently dragged the boy at lightning speeds and other times appeared to demonstrate a protective concern. with no time to spear, zookeepers acted with lethal force against the able to save the boy. our gadi schwartz has the terrifying moments all caught on camera. >> reporter: ten minutes of terror. >> mommy's right here. >> reporter: this cell phone video showing a 400 pound gorilla and behind him in the corner of his exhibit, a 3-year-old boy. suddenly screams. [ screaming ] >> reporter: the gorilla dragging the boy through the water then stops. you can hear the
May 28, 2017 5:30pm PDT
the mass production of the new system. for its part the u.s. is hoping that china will exert its influence over north korea to get it to scale back, and to encourage china, the u.s. has put on hold a big delivery of weapons to china's arch rival taiwan. nbc's janis mackey frayer is in taiwan and had exclusive access to a military exercise there. >> reporter: taiwan's military is testing its fire power against the threat of invasion by china. most of the weaponry here is american-made. under a long standing deal that makes the u.s. the island's sole arms supplier. this is a drill that the military threat taiwan sees is real. mainland china, just 110 miles across the strait, and relations with beijing are getting worse. but despite early pro-taiwan signals including a controversial phone call with taiwan's leader, the trump administration has stalled on delivering a billion dollar arms deal for jets, anti-ship weapons and missile systems. a u.s. official told nbc news that holding back arms for taiwan was discussed as a way to improve ties with china at a time when president trump
Jan 28, 2017 5:30pm PST
, maryland. >>> there are concerns as well about a trade war with china. this country second largest trading partner after president trump pledged to hit china with high tariffs during the campaign. new tensions come as that country marks the start of the lunar new year. out on of the streets of beijing, people there were celebrating the holiday. >> reporter: jose, china shuts down a full week during lunar new year celebrations. to focus on family, food, and the future. this is the year of the fire rooster. a time when courage and ambition are supposed to rule. many are expecting a year of uncertainty with the change in the american administration. president trump has been provocative calling out china over trade and currency issues offending over taiwan in the south china sea. sensitive issues of sovereignty, beijing is pushing back. the chinese believe a trade war is likely, military confrontation not impossible. u.s. allies in the region, japan and south korea, are getting nervous, too with the decline in u.s. influence in asia, all pointing to a new year that could bring tremendo
Aug 14, 2017 6:30pm EDT
do that, it's game on. u.s. officials say china is the key to a diplomatic solution, but today the president is launching an investigation into beijing's theft of u.s. trade secrets. >> this is just the beginning. i want to tell you that. >> reporter: mr. trump eager to keep a campaign promise. >> we can't continue to allow china to rape our country. >> reporter: but slamming china now could be a problem, just as the joint chiefs chairman was arriving in beijing. earlier in south korea saying china is key to cracking down on kim jong-un. >> it's going to require china not only to do what they did at the united nations security council which was to vote for sanctions but to enforce those sanctions. >> reporter: another sticking point, the president's fiery rhetoric rattling u.s. allies reports bill neely in seoul. >> south korea's president moon is calling on the u.s. to stop any war through diplomacy. he says he's certain the u.s. will act calmly and responsibly. not everyone's certain here. this is a nervous country. >> reporter: and a nervous region hearing the presidents's tough
Feb 10, 2017 7:00pm EST
. with president trump fresh off talks with another asian power -- china. >> it was a very, very warm conversation. >> the president promising to honor the one china policy, which does not recognize an independent taiwan. for president trump, a reversal. >> i don't know why we have to be bound by one china policy. unless we make a deal with china. having to do with other things. >> his shift, a sign his administration hopes to settle concerns in asia. as here at home, unsettling signs of anger at his administration are boiling over. new education secretary betsy devos, physically blocked from a d.c. public school today. >> shame, shame! >> other demonstrators flooding republican town halls across the country. like in deep red georgia, and in utah. where voters demanded congressman jason chaffetz, who had the house oversight committee, do his job and investigate president trump. [ do your job! lawmakers over the president's bid to get rid of the health care law. the person who will oversee that overhaul was sworn in former congressman tom price, now the head of health and human service
Jul 5, 2017 6:30pm EDT
. did that to iran's nuclear program. or a naval blockade if china would cooperate. today the president tweeting trade between china and north korea grew almost 40% in first quarter. so much for china working with us. we had to give it a try. the most likely option, dialing up the economic pressure on china to take action against north korea. but china is refusing, and finally there is a diplomatic option the u.s. has been resisting -- negotiating with the rogue regime. >> andrea mitchell in washington, thank you. >>> the president arrived in poland tonight with another tough leader on his mind -- russia's vladimir putin. on friday the two men will meet for the first time on the sidelines of the g-20 summit in germany. will there be a confrontation and just what is on each leader's agenda? hallie jackson is traveling with the president. >> reporter: with a few final words before leaving washington -- >> we'll do very well. >> reporter: -- president trump predicting we're going to do very well, stepping on to his plane optimistic, stepping off in the shadow of russia. in poland
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