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Mar 1, 2011 11:00pm EST
hearing has been scheduled for march 17th. >>> panda lovers follow their pandas to china. we will have the story and pictures of tai shan. >>> >>> tai shan is the only panda cub ever born at our national zoo. panda fans went to visit him to see how he is doing in a new environment. chris gordon reports. >> reporter: the giant pandas seem to put on a show for visitors. the male panda climbed a tree and mugged for the cameras. may jong happily munches on a treat to the delight of the crowds, especially the children. >> i love bamboos and the pandas are really cute. >> reporter: two shutter bugs are part of a group of panda lovers that have followed the giant panda parents of the only cub born at the national zoo. tai shan arrived in july of 2005 and quickly became the zoo's star attraction. when it came time for tai shan to be sent to china last february, kristy and karen were heartbroken. they quickly decided to visit him in china, a plan that raised some eyebrows among their friends. >> why would you go all the way to china to see a panda? don't you think you are a little crazy ab
NBC
May 31, 2011 11:00pm EDT
the driver. jackie benson is in china town tonight where sky express had daily pickups and dropoffs, jackie. >> reporter: that is right, jim, actually, a bus behind us right now, here in china down that is not a sky express bus. very important to note. now, sky express did have a run from the district to virginia beach. but it has been discontinued since they were shut down. now these federal government documents, outline the-ds unsatisfactory rating given to the company after an investigation that pointed out four accidents in the last two years involving death or an injury during an accident. now, if you want to find out about the safety record of a chinatown bus company, good luck trying to find that information. the fishrst reaction of seeing e damage that claimed the lives of four will end and injured several other people is how could this happen. about 5:00 a.m., the sky express bus en route from north carolina to new york city's china town with 59 people on board suddenly catastrophically veered off i-95 near fredericksburg, virginia and rolled. the revelations that the bus d
NBC
Jul 21, 2009 11:00pm EDT
area high school students are getting a firsthand look at china's health care system. after several contracted cases of swine flu. students are part of a cultural exchange program. instead of touring the site there they're in a hospital or under quarantine. we are joined from wilson high school in northwest. and jane? >> well, the students are from montgomery county. including here and wilson high school. the worried parents are trying to deal with the health care a half a world away. and an international phone call deborah dupont has been bracing for. her daughter, testing positive for swine flu on cultural exchange in china. >> not what they had originally planned. they have seen a lot. seen how the chinese health care system works. they have had a real chance to bond as a group that is terrific. because none of them had met prior to being chosen for this program. a rising junior at wilson high school and 21 area students. traveled to china before july 14 to see the great ball and forbidden city. instead they, and 65 students from oregon wound up being quarantined in beijing. due
NBC
Mar 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
was tortured in china for what he wrote about the government there. now that writer is living in northern virginia. tonight he's talking about the inhumane treatment that forced him out of his country and he's still trying to make an impact. >> reporter: for most, the flag on the front porch flies for pride. >> translator: hang the flag there the first day he moved into this house. >> reporter: for him it's freedom from feefr. >> translator: there's a difference from the life back home. >> reporter: one of china's most famous writers opens up about his abuse. >> translator: he was tortured by police and they physically bent his fingers backwards and slapped his face and stabbed his chest. >> reporter: yu has boldly criticized chinese leaders in his books. it was one that almost cost him his life. >> translator: the police said it would only take them half an hour to dig a hole there to bury him alive. >> reporter: in 2010 yu was obtained after his imprisoned friend was awarded nobel peace price. they worked closely together that would lead to months of monitoring and no more writ
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Apr 28, 2012 11:00pm EDT
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Jan 12, 2010 11:00pm EST
put out of china. >> bob is back with news for a warm-up. >>> the nbc for health and fitness expo happens this weekend. it comes on the heels of new research showing more and more children have high blood pressure. many doctors aren't looking for it. >> i want to play kick ball and sports. >> 17-year-old jessica is in so many ways a typical teenager. >> if i walk up two steps, would be out of breath. >> she was diagnosed with high blood pressure when she was just 7 years old. she had no symptoms and her docts never noticed until she fainted one day during school. her blood pressure skyrocketed to 201 over 198. >> a pediatric doctor at johns hopkins children's center said the cause was kidney disease which was also causing kidney failure and thickening of her heart. >> you can changes in the heart muscle. that is a cause of heart disease in the long run. >> she and her colleagues are concerned too many children with hypertension are going undiagnosed these days because their physicians aren't checking. >> high blood pressure in kids we are seeing more and more. 25 to 30 years ago w
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Feb 3, 2010 11:00pm EST
to china. >>> i don't want to say completely unexpected, but i think a lot of hoyas fans are shocked by the outcome of this game. when georgetown meets south florida in the biggest win in school history, you know things did to the bode well for the hoyas. just four days after beating duke, georgetown ran into a buzz saw in the bulls. they slowly stuck with it. jack the bulldog knew it. first half, tied at 12-12. working off the screen. hoyas looking good here. austin freeman hits the three and fouled at the four-point play. georgetown up by nine at halftime. the second half an entirely different story. austin freeman sloppy with the ball. this kid is legit. he is averaging 35 over the four-game winning streak for the bulls. more stampeding from the bulls. oh, wow. great pass on the alley-oop. finish by mike mercer. they come back from 11 points down to the bulls to stun the hoyas. >> we are going to go back and watch the tape and see what we can improve. that's the same answer as far as everything. >> i'm amazed at our team. this is the best win in our school history in baske
NBC
Aug 29, 2009 11:00pm EDT
nbc4. >>> and an emotional reunion in china today for a young maryland man, the 17-year-old was reunited with his biological family today for the first time in 11 years. that's christian norris from easton, maryland. in 199 he ended up in an orphanage after bei found under a bridge in china. he was adopted by a maryland family in 2001. christian found his birth parents using the internet. >> i always wanted to find them. when i first came, i wanted to find them but it wasn't -- i didn't really ask that much that often. >> christian's birth parents say they neverbandoned him. they say he got lost one day and they were never able to find him. christian and his adopted mother will spend two weeks in china visiting his biological family. >> chuck joins us now. what a humid saturday out there. >> typical of august in washington. no big surprise. what we could use is a little break from the humidity and that starts to arrive late tonight. you're going to appreciate i think the changes coming our way for the upcoming week. outside right now under a mostly cloudy sky in washington with
NBC
Jul 21, 2010 11:00pm EDT
china in a decade. >>> veronica, hot out there again, huh? >> it is. and we may have been spared severe thunderstorms this evening. but i tell you what, we're not going to be spared of that oppressive heat that's headed our way. what you got in sports? >>> the castles heating it up once again on home court tonight. plus, steven strasburg is sitting them down and mowing them down in cincinnati. news 4 at 11:00 continues. one word turns innovative design into revolutionary performance. one word makes the difference between defining the mission and accomplishing the mission. one word makes the difference in defending our nation and the cause of freedom. how... is the word that makes all the difference. >>> police in oakland, california, released surveillance video showing two potential suspects in the murder of a man from fairfax county. he was killed on sunday night just hours before he was scheduled to interview for a job with google. kang was married and had three children. the surveillance video shows a man and a woman walking in the area moments before the murder. >>> a couple
NBC
Aug 26, 2009 11:00pm EDT
ready to head to china. and hernandez, a curre nat and >>> two transgender people stabbed in the district. one fatally. does not appear to be a hate crime. this occurred in the 200 block of q street. both taken to the hospital. one died the other expected to live. again both were transgendered. police have not released the victim's identity. >> public school teacher in virginia is still in jail. on sex, drug and pornography charges tonight. scott howe his name. teaches reading and math at cedar lee middle school. he is 33 years old and is facing child sex charges involving a 15-year-old boy, and deputies originally went to his house after receiving a tip that the teacher was growing mare juan nan his backyard. authorities say they found marijuana and evidence of child pornography. he is also produced with making child pornography. >>> city of philadelphia hosting two different kinds of tailgate parties when michael vick makes his return to the nfl football field tomorrow. the disgraced quarterback was signed by the eagles two weeks ago expected to play for the first time in two y
NBC
Dec 18, 2009 11:00pm EST
president demanded that china be transparent and share information about its efforts to cut greenhouse gasses. >>> although we will not be legally bound by anything that took place here today, we will, i think, have reaffirmed our commitment to meet those targets. >> the agreement reached ang the u.s., indian, brazil, china and south africa calls for the countries to lift greenhouse gas emission cuts and verify compliance. >>> back to the winter storm. we saw pictures from western north carolina. the snow began early and fell hard there. it has continued through the evening. alex reed joins us from north carolina. >> reporter: we are in hickory. about three inches on the ground. to the north of us in the mountains, they had nearly five inches and are expecting as much as a foot. the snow started early this morning. crews have been trying to keep the roads clean. as the cement dropped throughout the day the snow has become hard and compacted to ice. there are 616 accidents in the area. if you come back to me live, you can see the ground here. this is one of the main highways. you can sl
NBC
Oct 27, 2011 11:00pm EDT
girl. china livingston heard some alarms going off in the building behind her. when she went out to check, she saw people trapped on a third floor balcony. after her friend dialed 911, china explained the situation to the operator. >> prince george's county 911. >> there's a fire. there's a fire in the building. they can't get out. and somebody is stuck on their balcony. they have a baby with them and they cannot get out. >> firefighters rescued the three people who were trapped. they raised the ladder to them. a kitchen fire in a neighboring apartment started that blaze. >>> still ahead tonight -- families forced to flee when a huge fire spreads from a vacant building to hundreds of homes. >>> president obama took some new friends out to eat over in arlington. drew a massive crowd. >>> and charlie sheen is making a return to tv. we'll tell you when and where. >>> also redbox made its name off dvd rentals for $1 >>> hundreds peemp had to evaught their homes after a fire at a construction site in carson, california, tonight. that fire started in an uncompleted area that was being tur
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Jan 25, 2010 11:00pm EST
when washington's favorite panda cub will be sent to china. tae-shon will leave next thursday. his departure is part of an agreement with china. he was born re. he will travel by fedex along with a 2-year-old female panda from the atlanta zoo. tae-shon has been one of the most popular attractions at the zoo since his birth. we're going to miss him. >> he's going to have two days of bamboo in the fedex package. >> he's getting used to that washington bamboo. >> we've gotten used to him too. >>> what a january we've had. usually we're showing you pictures of snow. this is hail. sandy, sent this in from annapolis, we had a batch of showers, the tail end of the storm come in late this afternoon. not only hail, we have rainshowers, this is from lee in lubbitzville. it will be minor to moderate around harpers ferry, as the heavy rains come down the potomac, when you're heading home over the bridges -- you'll see the potomac pretty high. we made it up to 68 degrees. get ready, it's coming our way again, the cold stuff, we're still at 46. but teams out around the northern plains to 20s bec
NBC
Mar 9, 2010 11:00pm EST
history. >>> our favorite giant panda tai shan is greeting the public in china. he was recently quarantined. he arrived in china last month to join a panda breeding program boss: hey, those gecko ringtones you put on our website are wonderful. people love 'em! gecko: yeah, thank you sir. turned out nice. boss: got another one for you. anncr: at geico.com, it's easy to get a free rate quote, manage your policy, make payments or even file a claim! boss: now that's a ringtone. gecko: uh yeah...it's interesting.... certainly not the worst ringtone i've ever heard... ♪ ringtone lyrics: a-ringedy- ding-ding-dingy-dong, ringedy-dong-ding-ding... ♪ gecko (to himself): yeah, that might be the worst. anncr: geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >>> sony unveiled its knew line of 3-d televisions today. they will sell their 3-d in the u.s. later this week. there was hope that enthusiasm in the box office will translate into our living rooms the next few years. >> that's all for that now. see you tomorrow. oscar winner, ch
NBC
Apr 28, 2010 11:00pm EDT
they're doing well. >> yeah. >> all right, guys. >> thank you, dan. >>> up next, china will be handing over some olympic gymnastic medals to the u.s. a decade later. >>> a police officer in ft. worth texas resigned after a citizen complained he was smoking marijuana in his squad car. internal affairs set up a sting. an undercover officer gave the on duty officer marijuana he found. instead of turning the drugs over to the police department's property room, the guy accused of taking the drugs home and transferring them to his personal car. police say the seven-year veteran may have been high while dealing with the public. >>> ten years later, dominique dawes and the rest of the 2007 summer gymnastics team will be getting bronze medals. the international olympic team stripped china of the medals saying dawn yung-cho was too young to compete. american >>> some stories you won't find in the history books are giving new insight into the civil war. part of a new exhibit at the national archives, the international display, among the items, virginia's original document allowing the commonwealt
NBC
Jun 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. pamela grimes stumbled on a chaotic scene in china town and she did what so many do these days. they pulled it out and started rolling. the police said -- not so fast. darcy is live. darcy, so many people have cell phone cameras these days, i would assume this is an issue not likely to go away any time soon? >> it certainly won't. a lot of people do it. you come o'upon a police scene and you pull out your phone and start taking pictures or video. can police take your phone from you? apparently, so. a d.c. woman says police snatched her phone right out of her hands. saturday, a week ago, two d.c. police officers were seriously injured when a man allegedly attacked them with a metal pole. numerous people gathered around the scene in china town to see what was happening. this d.c. woman, pamela grimes, started recording the scene with her cell phone. she says the police seized it. >> i was coming down here and i seen them, you know, put the guy on the ground. i got everything on my phone and they just took it. >> grimes and witnesses say police gave this reason for taking her phone. >>
NBC
Jul 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
obama stimulus money go? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> a three-year-old boy in columbia, south america is alive after he spent almost a day trapped in a sewer draft. he disappeared on tuesday with his two brothers and crews didn't find him when they initially swept that area. just as they were about to leave, they checked one more time and they found the boy, they quickly removed him. there he is. took him to the hospital to get treated. >> a 4-year-old cancer patient had a chance for her dream trip to disney world. but her father won't let her go because she's not sick enough. make a wish offered to send mckenna may to disney for free. but her father won't let her go because she's in remission and says the trip should go to children who have a short time left to live. the charity requires both parents to say yes. her mother and grandmother are collecting donations to pay for the trip on their own. >> a man has filed a
NBC
Jan 19, 2011 11:00pm EST
welcomed china's leader. but beneath the celeation, there were als some serious business issues. kristin dahlgren has details. >> reporter: at the state dinner honoring chinese president hu jintao, t white houseas full of fanfare to our people, the citizens of the peopl republic of chi and thenited states of amera. >> reporter: the chinese lear honored by president oma in a room flushed wit star power from former presints to celebrities like barbr reisand and jackie chan. >> i just want to take some photos. >> reporter: but it was also a delicate dance between two nations who don't alys agree. earlier in the day president obama pushedresident hu o human rights. >> we have someore vws as american about the universality of certain rits. >> reporter: thehinese leader was candid. >> translator: a lot needs to be done in chinan terms of human rights. >> rorter: on trade, both presents pressed for a level playing field as they met with heads of businesses. president obama balancing his challenge for china to increase the valuef its currency with the announcement of a $45 billi billion trade de
NBC
Aug 1, 2012 12:00am EDT
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 relay, 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 olympics continue on the networks of nbc unive
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Jul 21, 2012 11:00pm EDT
where did the obama stimulus money go? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. alking i've been tt romney doing is that it's given me time to reflect on some of life's biggest questions. like, if you could save hundreds on car insurance by making one simple call, why wouldn't you make that call? see, the only thing i can think of is that you can't get any... bars. ah, that's better. it's a beautiful view. i wonder if i can see mt. rushmore from here. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. is now in our new starbucks refreshers™ -- a breakthrough in natural energy. made with real fruit, starbucks refreshers™ are delicious low calorie drinks you can feel good about. ♪ rethink how you re-energize. ♪ get a boost of natural energy with a new starbucks refreshers™, in three ways. natural energy from green coffee extract, only from starbucks. >>> virginia senate candidate george allen and tim
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Jul 30, 2009 11:00pm EDT
group that spent much of the summer trip in china, quarantined because of fears of swine flu. craig melvin has more on the story now. craig? >> jim, as soon as the maryland and d.c. students touched the tarmac in beijing, 16 days ago they were whisked away, quarantined because the kid on the flight had a fever. tonight many students returned here to dulles to thrilled, relieved, family and friends. >> says welcome home in chinese. >> some of the anxious parents, held signs while they waited. >> in the end, these kids, weathered it all. once they got out of the hospital and quarantine they did get to see beijing. >> other parents recalled the worry. >> there was only one moment i was really, really worried when there was 12 hours no one was hearing from anyone when the quarantine first went down. >> thursday night. 12 students who spent the better part of what was an educational trip to china, quaur . >> we got quarantined. stayed in the hotel. i didn't get sick. just sat alone in a room all day. >> we had to wear facial masks. and kind of run away from us. and stuff. then the funny
NBC
Jul 24, 2009 11:00pm EDT
students quarter teened in china following a s flu scare. a parent tells us four are still in quarantine. those who were released have been transferred to another hotel. the students are from several schools in our area. they were quarantined after several came down with the swine flu last week, shortly after arriving in beijing for an educational tour. >>> the stocks rose again today andñ investors are gaining a lo of confidence that the u.s. economy is improving. the dow jones industrl closedus at 9093 today, up 350 points since monday. it completed thedow's best o-week rally since 2000. yesterday, the dow closed above 9000 for the first time since january. part of what drovetoday's rally was posivero news from europe, ewherhe t economic retraction seems to be slowing. >>> investors seem to have shrugged off the change that has many business owners worried. 4.5 million workers got a raise today as the federal minimum wage increased 70 cents. critics say that coup stall hiring and force small businesses to pass the cost on to consumers. supporters, however, said that the increase is go
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Aug 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
oil will send energy and manufacturing jobs to china. [ applause ] his trillion-dollar cuts to our military will eliminate hundreds of thousands of jobs and also put our security at greater risk. his $716 billion cut to medicare to finance obama care will both hurt today's seniors and depress innovation in jobs and medicine. his trillion-dollar deficits, they slow our economy, restrain employment and cause wages to stall. to the majority of americans who now believe that the future will not be better than the past, ki guarantee you this -- if barack obama is reelected, you'll be right. i'm running for president to help create a better future, a future where everyone who wants a job can find a job. where no senior fears for the security of their retirement. an america where every parent knows their child will get an education that leads them to a good job and a bright horizon. and unlike the president, i have a plan to create 12 million new jobs. [ applause ]3 f1 paul ryan and i have five steps. first, b2020north erica wille energy independent by taking full advantage of our oil, ou
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Aug 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
a game in bea jing, china, ended in a brawl. the hoyas are on a goodwill trip but the team did not feel very welcome today. hakem dermish has the story. >> reporter: what was supposed to be a friendly exhibition turned into a bench-clearing brawl. plastic bottles and even chairs were thrown at the georgetown players. a university employee who's traveling with the team told me the situation was very scary. and the game was physical. 57 free throws taken by the rockets. georgetown had just 15. it gets out of control. left side of your screen, jason clark in blue gets fouled. pushing and shoving begins. clark is pushed onto the floor and the melee starts. both benches clear for the second time in the game. later, another georgetown player on the top of your screen, getting attacked. another player from the chinese team throws a chair, then several chairs are tossed. just an ugly scene in beijing. as the team leaves the court, fans began throwing plastic bottles at the team as well. thankfully no one was hurt. here's a quote from the coach -- tonight, two great teams played a very comp
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Feb 4, 2010 11:00pm EST
veefls. >>> tai shan the panda is gone. he left the d.c. area today on a plane headed for china. >>> i'm liz crenshaw. counting calories. can you count on the nutrition label? >>> trying to lose weight? experts say it's simple. count your calories, but when it comes to food labels, can you count on their accuracy? liz crenshaw is here with some answers. we are not going to like this, are we? >> reporter: a new study looked at calorie counts in restaurants and packaged food. researchers found the accurate mbers were18% higher in restaurants and 8% higher at the grocery store in the products they tested. when it comes to nutrition information, can you count on it? >> i can track every day of what i eat. >> reporter: this 32-year-old says counting calories, fat and fiber has been the key to keeping her figure. >> calorie-counting is valuable because there is a basic frame, calories in, calories out. >> reporter: this nutritional scientist said she became suspicious when she was having trouble getting fit herself. >> i was not losing weight on my own diet. i said something is not ri
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Feb 5, 2010 11:00pm EST
in china now. >> they had record snowfalls in beijing the last few weeks. i feel like i'm being followed basically. >> reporter: we found matt at 7-eleven refilling his washer fluid. baldwin says it will take him about two hours to get home, but he's okay with it. >> it's really cool to be here right now. it's probably the biggest storm that the d.c. area's ever seen. keep take pictures and show it to my kids 20 years from now. >> reporter: what pictures those will be. matt baldwin back watching this broadcast. this is risky. the wind is whipping now at such a ferocious pace. it really is almost unbearable. visibility, virtually nonexistent, as well. it makes for an interesting ride home. most folks heading the warning they have been hearing the past few days. not a lot of folks on the roadway. coming up later in the broadcast, we did find some gentlemen leaving home for work heading home and they found themselves in a bit of trouble. we'll share that story with you. live from tysons corner, virginia, craig melvin, back to you. >> thanks, craig. >> it is clear it's getting nasty
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Oct 10, 2009 11:00pm EDT
decision to honor the spiritual leader this week drew criticism from china which accused united states with interfering with their affairs. >>> here tonight, are hollywood's best friends really cousins? we will talk about that. plus, my cousin, chuck >>> check this out. a shoot-out turns an ohio bar into the wild west. police say a customer tried to sell marijuana, and that customer got into a fight when an employee asked him to leave. security video shows five suspects firing while patrons run for their lives. amazingly, nobody was hit. >>> they are as close as brothers, and now the most famous best friends can be relat related. they are 10th cousins, once removed. they are descendants of a break layer. and ben affleck is related to 16 u.s. presidents, including barack obama, and princess diana. we're not making it up. >>> and here is an event that races money for breast cancer research. it ends tomorrow at the lincoln memorial i saw some of those women walking yesterday when i was coming into work. you are wearing your pink shirt. >> yeah, for a good cause. and tomorrow is much nicer
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Nov 7, 2009 11:00pm EST
clean. will we get a completely dry >>> some parents in china were reunited with their children who they had not seen in years. children who were kidnapped as part of a human trafficking ring. through internet postings they have been reunited with their families. the ten returned home today were found hundreds of miles away. >>> hollywood police say a teenage girl's desire to dress like her favorite celebrities sparked a burglary ring that lasted almost a year. six people have been arrested, accused of targeting the homes of young stars like lindsay lohan and paris hilton. the 19-year-old behind the ring wanted to own the designer wardrobes of the stars she admired. >>> some unusual pets found a new home in an amusement park. busch gardens held an amnesty day for exotic pets pythons, iguanas and box turtles. many pet owners realize they can't take them. the amnesty day in hopes they don't want to release them in the wild. >> they are down right scary. >> how is sunday? >> looking good. two thumbs up for tomorrow. it is going to be just like today but just a little bit warmer. a ver
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Jul 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
china accountable for unfair trade practices that hurt american auto makers. he also made another pledge of support for the middle class. >> i'm not going to balance the budget on the backs of the poor or ask to pay for a tax cut for me or mr. romney. >> the obama campaign is bracing for the latest job's report. that comes out tomorrow. republicans have decided the dismal numbers in may. >> and the attacks literally followed the president on his bus tour today. two of mitt romney's top surrogates were in town today. they stopped in the same towns saying the president's efforts to help the middle class are too little too late. and new numbers out today show romney has out paced president obama and fund raising for the second month in a row. the former massachusetts governor raised more than a hundred million in june. both romney and president obama are expected to raise a combined is billion by the fall. >> the smithsonian will include a tribute to d.c.'s own chuck brown. it's called "chuck brown tribute day." it will run from 11:00 in the morning until 5:30 on saturday. it will in
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Jan 24, 2012 11:00pm EST
promised fairer trade with china, mortgage refis at a lower rate and better policing of wall street. >> it's time to apply the same rules from top to bottom. no bailouts, no handouts and cop-outs. >> reporter: the republican response came from indiana governor mitch daniels. >> the president did not cause the economic and fiscal crises that continue in america tonight, but he was elected on a promise to fix them and he cannot claim the last three years have made things anything but worse. >> back in the capitol retiring congresswoman gabrielle giffords was praised and he cited s.e.a.l. team 6 that got osama bin laden. >> they worked together. imagine what we could accomplish if we follow their example. >> reporter: build consensus and lower the temperature which will be tough in this election year. >> thanks, steve. >>> a toughing moment tonight before the state of the union. president obama gave congresswoman gabrielle giffords a big hug. tonight is one of giffords' final appearances at congresswoman. she's set to submit her resignation tomorrow so she could concentrate on making a
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Apr 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
a new effort. jackie benson joins us from gaele gallery place/china town station. jackie. >> reporter: the new campaign addresses sexual harassment of female riders. >> the red line train. >> reporter: a crowded train. you are stuck. it happens. >> just come up to you. start talking to you. saying, dang you look good. >> the dozens of sexually base owed fences reported in the metro system range from aggressive, unwanted advances to groping and rape. handing out fliers announcing the tran asit agency has a new website making it easier to report being sexually harassed. >> the program is based on those used by transit in boston and new york. many female rids we spoke to were surprise to hear of the problems. >> i usually ride during business hours. i don't really feel in danger. >> reporter: metro says educating its employees is also a part of it. >> to make sure all of our staff is well aware of the need and importance of taking claims of sexual harassment within the system seriously. >> reporter: since metro began that website and it is real simple, wmata.harassment. sinc
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Jul 8, 2009 11:00pm EDT
countries such as china and india have yet to commit to green house gas reductions. this year's summit. the president saw some of the rebuilding efforts firsthand. italian leaders are hoping the summit will bring extra money to that area. >> i am very pleased that the united states, like many other countries will be contributing to the -- help the rebuilding process. >> other big issues include the worldwide economy, iran, and north korea's nuclear tests. while the president was in meetings his family got to experience italian culture. michelle obama was spotted touring rome's coliseum. malia and sasha went out for ice cream with their grandmother. they made and ate black berry gelatto. friday they leave italy and head ghana. >>> aide say sarah palin's decision to resign as governor of alaska was due in part to her willingness to help republican candidates nationwide. the question now -- is whether they want her help. bob mcdonald is running for governor in virginia. he had conversations with palin, but has stopped short of saying he wants her help. the democrat running for virg
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Aug 5, 2012 12:00am EDT
and the paralympics. >> the united states has the most gold medal with 26 and the total of 54. china is in second, great britain in third with 29 and russia with eight gold medals. the last will be crowned in the men's 100-meter dash. gymnastics, women's diving, and you can watch women's beach volleyball. it all starts at 8:00 p.m. right here on nbc 4. >>> tomorrow we could add some storms to the mix. meteorologist chuck bell is monitoring storm systems in weather center 4. what do you have four us? >> 96 degrees at the airport with a high temperature on sunday every bit as hot. temperatures are still in the mid-80s. a few spots in the mid-70s now. no rain in our immediate future, however, the yellow shaded area that you see there that does include the d.c. metro area for your sunday, that's a slight risk for severe weather coming in tomorrow, late afternoon, evening time frame. could go into the late night hours tomorrow night. sizzling forecast, jim. >>> more than a dozen wildfires are roaring through oklahoma tonight, and in a stunning development, authorities are looking for a ma
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Feb 15, 2011 11:00pm EST
found amid china and a fur coat earlier this month. the woman who opened the bag was confused as to what she was handling until she felt the ashes in the urn. police say it's possible that urn came from an estate sale or an abandoned home somewhere. >>> a new study about bacteria could make you feel a little queasy. the canadian broadcasting corporation took samples from plastic food trays at mall food courts. then they took swabs from gas station toilets. yeah. sorry. doctors from the university of british columbia tested the samples. turns out some of the trays had as much bacteria as the toilets. doctors say the amount of bacteria was startling, but it would not be enough to make a healthy person sick. >> that might be too much information. infor[ male announcer ] achievement: embraces mondays. ♪ achievement: loves working capital. ♪ achievement: puts receivables to work. ♪ achievement: expects a lot of itself. cfo: cash flow options, helping business achievers better manage their cash flow. pnc. for the achiever in us all. >>> so in football you've got the super bowl. in d
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Jul 9, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. he met with u.s. lawmakers and later, china warned american officials not to hold talks with him and claim the dalai lama supports violence for an independent tibet. >>> the royal couple is charming the rich and famous in southern california. prince william and his new bride, kate, are visiting the united states for three days. today's itinerary was a high-dollar charity polo match. >> a royal visit to tinseltown wouldn't be complete w0u9 a walk down the red carpet and tonight, some of the biggest names turned out. >> we're very grateful they've come here. >> by far to be the most glamorous event of their visit they hosted the british academy of film and television arts, "brits to watch" were up-and-coming british talent are introduced to hollywood's movers and shakers. >> it's a great event. it's's everybody's dream to get to meet will and kate. >> they were helicoptered into the town of santa barbara where the prince showed off his riding chops during a polo match that raised money for his family's charities. >> this helps young 350e78 to find purpose in life, it's a key element to
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Jan 10, 2010 11:00pm EST
scheduled to be returned to china next month. >>> there's a mystery in denver, tonight, trying to figure out who's putting fake twd labels on bottles of gatorade and why, fake labels showing him and his still current wife and the word unfaithful showing up in stores. gatorade discontinued the drink but said the decision was made before the scandal. local authorities are investigating who is behind the bogus bottles. >>> leno kicked out of "primetime." but is there room for him and conan and jimmy fallon? we'll talk about that plus an end to these brutally cold nights. chuck says it's going to happen. he's going to tell us precisely when right after this. a potentially devastating crime in a mauck gas station was caught on tape last month. the security video shows a masked man walking to the store with a flaming bottle and he throws it at the cashier,naire rely misses a custer. luckily, the cashier was protected by bullet proof gas. police have not made an arrest. >>> tonight, nbc has officially pulled the plug on the jay len show. the primetime talk show has seen a steady decline in ratings
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Nov 28, 2010 11:30pm EST
north korean artillery attack killed four south koreans. china urged talks in that part of the country. back here, officials say an arson at an oren mosque is connected with the bomb plot in portland. someone set fire to the mosque overnight. police believe it was targeted because the bomb plot suspect in portland worshipped there. >> the worst part of this is that we've been trying for so long, to try to putç out a positive image and it gets ruined in the span of a day. >> mohammed will make his first court appearance tomorrow. if convicted he faces life in prison. >>> a frantic early morning call leads police to a tragic discovery. what investigators are saying tonight abouthe death of a 2-month-old baby. >>> plus, alicia keys and several other big-time celebrities say they're getting off twitter for a while, at least. we'll tell you why. and how long can you keep eating that turkey and all the trimmings? some food safety advice aut the thanksgiving leftovers that could keep you and your pets from getting sick. >>> kim martucci, what's the rd? >> day three of leftovers for
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Nov 4, 2010 11:00pm EDT
is going up. due partly to growing demand for meat in emerging markets such as china, worldwide droughts and other planting issues have driven the price of grain as well. the result is sharp increases in wholesale costs. grocery stores and restaunts are starting to pass along the extra expense to consumers. >> and butter and cheese, continually gone up since probably about june. right now, projections are 2% to 3% inflation overall. meaning that restaurants and grocery stores, you'll see a average of 2.5% higher prices. >> some food companies say as costs go up, they will start selling their food in smaller packages. >>> an nline lottery for tickets to the national christmas tree lighting begins in less than 45 minutes now. this yr's ceremony is set for december 9th. with maroon five and sarah burelis scheduled to form. the national parks service is offering 13,000 free tickets it runs through sunday. winners will be notifie by e-mail. >> wow. hard to believe that's only about a month away now. >> coming up so fast, isn't it? >> it is coming up so fast. so are we done with this
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Feb 14, 2010 11:00pm EST
against china. jenny potter scored three goals in the first 22 minutes. and making her the leading scorer in u.s. olympic hiory. >> i don't want keep track of th that. >> u.s. figure skaters finished the short program strong and in medal contention before he skate, it focused on fundamentals. >> i'm taking it aas another day. it's ace. it's a rink and people in the stands. it's going to be wonderful. >> reporter: turns out, it was wonderful for the whole u.s. team. >> we will find out just how wonderful tomorrow when the u.s. pairs take to the ice for the free skate medal rod. jay gray, nbc news, vancouver. >> vice president joe biden's motorcade was involved in a minor accident in vancouver involving a van that was part of the olympic delegation. the vice president and his wife, jill, were not in the limo. peggy fleming and they were released from the hospital. that's peggy fleming sitting there a couple hours after the crash. that's a fierce skating kpe fipgs when we come back, a state trooper hundreds of miles away stepping in to stop a kidnapping suspect and, an 11 year old gir
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Aug 9, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. this is some video from taiwan where floodwaters toppled the hotel there. in china, 1 million people have had to evacuate their homes and move to higher ground. fortunately, nothing like that here. but we are dealing with some potentially dangerous heat. >> tomorrow will be the hottest day so far this season. >> man. >> today we hit 96. we've already hit that. tomorrow, the record high is 98. we'll tie it or possibly even beat it tomorrow. the problem is the humidity. there's so much moisture in the atmosphere, when you add the heat and the humidity, it will easily feel like 100 to 105 degrees tomorrow. that could be quite dangerous. all right. with that id, let's take you outside and show you what's going on tonight. tonight, things are quiet. but it is warm out there as we look down upon the mall. you can see that for the most part we are clear. with the clear skies, tomorrow like today we will see lots of sunshine and it is a strong august sun. all right. here's what's happening. temperaturewise, it is currently 84 degrees here in the district. 84 at 11:00 at night. 76 in springfi
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Jun 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
spoke with the presidents of china and russia who have ties to syria. he said they are not in agreement over the uprising but believe a plan to stop the violence is in everyone's best interest. >>> mitt romney is talking about what he would do with president obama's health care law if he is in the white house. the candidate talked on the last stop in his bus tour. he said he wants to get rid of obama care but wants to be fair to people who need coverage. he is considering marco rubio as a potential running mate. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray's choice to lead the city's housing industry was involved in a relationship with a senior staffer in philadelphia. the sources say that michael kelly disclosed the relationship to mayor gray before mayor gray tapped him to head the department. kelly is not under investigation nor facing any misconduct charges but does acknowledge he had an inappropriate affair outside of his marriage. kelly's nomination is subject to confirmation by the d.c. council. >>> tonight a member of the university of virginia board of visitors is stepping down hours
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Sep 27, 2010 11:00pm EDT
make our own energy future - not just buy it from china. call your senators and urge them to pass a renewable electricity standard today. >>> there is a major offensive under way in afghanistan to kick the taliban out of its stronghold. it's known as operation dragon strike. u.s. troops are working with coalition and afghan forces in an effort to weaken the taliban there. military officials say they're closing in on the southe area around kandahar. it's in hopes of denying insurgents an escape route. in the meantime, taliban leaders are reaching out to the afghan government in an attempt to reconcile. but the taliban says it will not negotiate until foreign troops are out of thecountry. >>> a british millnaire who owned the segway company died after an apparent accident involng one of the scooters. jimmy hendelson bought segway late lastyear. police believe the segway somehow fell off a cliff and into the river. their investigation continues. >>> torrential rains in the midwest have led to widespread flooding out there and now towns from the minnesotas to the dakotas are underwater.
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Oct 20, 2009 11:00pm EDT
they wish. the prisoners are afraid of persecution if they go to china. the obama administration want to hold them for trial, but does not want them released in the u.s. for good. >>> the full-time debate for virginia's gubernatorial candidate. >>> parents of a missing college student are asking for her return while realizing hope is fading. >> a new investigation into the balloon flight. >>> one man's close call caught on camera. >> how about the weather? >> chilly versus cold starting tomorrow. it's as good as it gets for october around here. what a forecast we have. lindsay. >>> coming up in sports, john rig ins sounds off about his team. manny interviews for another position. news 4 a >>> the federal aviation submit tee opened an investigation into last week's balloon hoax in colorado. the sheriff's office is pursuing possible criminal charges. they reported their 6-year-old son floated off in a balloon. several flights were moved around because of the balloon. henne is accused of being desperate to land a tv show. >>> a family is offering a plea for a missing student. he was last
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Apr 13, 2010 11:00pm EDT
child from china is getting a lot of attention for walking a tightrope over siberian tigers. it was part of a reents performance at a chinese zoo. she fell three times. a safety rope kept her from falling into the tiger habitat. [ male announcer ] when you buy a car, what are you really buying? a shiny coat of paint? a list of features? what about the strength of the steel? the integrity of its design... or how it responds... in extreme situations? the deeper you look, the more you see the real differences. and the more you understand what it means to own a mercedes-benz. the c-class. see your authorized mercedes-benz dealer for exceptional offers through mercedes-benz financial. ♪ >>> this is about a burglar out in oklahoma who needs to find another line of work. guy dropped onto a pharmacy by the ceiling. alarm went off so he grabbed a ladder and climbed back up on the roof. that's when things went awry. he never could make it to the top without falling. this dude fell seven times. here he comes again. >> man down! he got away before the cops got there. >> oh, my goodness.
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Sep 24, 2009 11:00pm EDT
dance down in china town. >> yes, we were dancing on the streets. >> both admit reading about it in the magazine will be a tad strange, but hey, a small price to pay for an adventure. >> i had a great time. >> if love happens, it happens. if nothing else, you had a fun and enjoyable night. >> if you want to see how they rated their date and if they have a future together, check out date lab in the washington post. >>> there are a couple places you may want to avoid. wayne county in indiana and monroe county in florida are the places in the u.s. with the highest percentage of divorced people. the divorce rate in wayne county, 19%. in monroe county, it includes the florida keys, 18%. nationwide, it's about 10%. nobody seems to have an explanation on why the divorce rate is so high. indiana, i would not have figured. >> i bet there aren't a lot of divorces in north dakota in january and february. >> the temperatures outside are still in the 70s. it's still time for a little outdoor dining, why not? the temperature 77 after being in the mid-80s. the one thing we are missing, not the war
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Dec 10, 2010 11:00pm EST
shabeau is currently in prison in china serving an 11-year term. he has been charged with writing a pro-democracy manifesto. they praised his eorts d even put his award on an empty chair in his honor. chinese officials were outraged by the selection. they put his closest friends and family under houserrest to prevent them from attending the ceremony and accepting the award. >>> next on news4 at 11:00, firefighte rescue two dogs stuck out on a pond. >>> also, a family in maryland says better late than never. they got a christmas gift delired from last year. >>> first, our firs >>> a maryland family recently received a box full of christmas gifts that were mailed in december of last year. darcy spencer talked t the family about their unusual late delivery. >> reporter: last week the henry family received a box in the mail full of christmas presents from aunt justine in orlando. it said, open the box, so they did. but something wasn't quite right. the clothes were too tight, the belts too small, and the candy canes, they were stale. >> my son's shirt was a size too small. my daughter's
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Sep 13, 2011 11:00pm EDT
tight ends in the offense. i like it. [ male announcer ] how can power consumption in china, impact wool exports from new zealand, textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. reaches his breaking point with reporters.#u8& >>> give me my mic. don't with like that. >> manny ramirez was so fed up with the media he took matters in his own hands by taking away their microphone. he had just left a courtroom after posting bail on a battery charge. ramirez was fine until he got in his sister's suv and the reporters didn't back away. >>> the athletic director at the university of maryland is asking the fans to be more respectful at the football games. he got complaint about the language and signs after the home opener again
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Jul 16, 2011 11:00pm EDT
after china asked the u.s. to rescind the invitation to the tibetan spiritual leader. the white house says today's meeting re-affirms the president's belief the chinese government should meet with the doily lamar's representatives to resolve their differences. the doily lamar is wrapping up an 11-day trip here to d.c. >>> and still to come, african-american slaves fighting for their freedom. it comes to life if a brand new venue here in d.c. >>> and we're in for some hot changes in our >>> the boy wizard works his magical power at the box office, big surprise. harry potter part ii set a new midnight-showing record. according to warner brothers, the film made more than $43 million friday alone. beating out the previous midnight opening set last summer by the twilight saga eclipse, which earned a meager $30 million. >>> a museum that honors african-americans that fought in the u.s. civil war has a new home. the african-american civil war history museum relocated to a 5,000 square foot space on vermont avenue northwest. the grand opening started today and the exhibit highlights the thous
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Jun 3, 2011 11:00pm EDT
citizenship with the u.s. and china. prosecutors are concerned that he might try to leave the area. >> we were hoping he would show up here today. and if he had not then we had made arrangements with the fugitive unit to be looking for him. they were looking for him already, but we were going to engage in a serious manhunt if he didn't show up. >> chung is being held without bond. his trial is set for july 6th. >>> there's some controversy tonight sur rounding the number of broken down ambulances here in the district. some are saying those broken ambulances are affecting the response to some emergencies. jackie benson joins us now from northwest d.c. with details. >> something i want to show you, this is a two-way radio, similar to the one used by the died. fire department you press this button, everyone can hear what you say. last night someone picked up one of these and vented a lot of frustration. >> any emergency? >> firefighters -- there is no longer a reserve fleet. they're broken down as well. >> reporter: on the citywide radio dispatch channel thursday night, someone was complaini
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Jun 16, 2012 11:00pm EDT
no thanks to the tie. forget about it. it may be father's day eve, but we have a story from china about a surrogate mother. this tiger cub born at a zoo in beijing needed some love after its mother refused to feed it. zoo officials found a shelter dog who recently gave berth to a litter of puppies. too bad yesterday for the first time, and already with a little help from zoo officials. yes, the tiger cub began too feed. >>> big night for the amazing staff right here at news 4, the event recognizes local news organizations for excellence in journalism. they walked away with ten trophies, including best morning newscast, and best news special for 9/11 washington remembers. liz crenshaw and her consumer team earned an emmy. we had two big wins for our sports department. we received an award for redskins showtime. our promotions team was honored with two emmys. barbara harrison earned an emmy for best program host. news 4 won best team coverage. we congratulate all of the winners. a lot of heard work went into winning all of those emmys. >> no doubt. >>> chuck is here, you're always w
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