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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
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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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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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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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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
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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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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
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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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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 30, 2012 12:00am EDT
. tunisia tuesday. medal count, china, 12. the u.s. with 11 total medals going into day three. that will do it from early morning in london about 5:20 local time. send it back to you. >> before you go. saw you tweeting to day. you hadn't found fish and chips yet. have you. on the menu today, maybe? >> i don't know if it will be on the menu for today. trying to narrow down my choices to the very best spot. great thing about twitter you have all kind of people sending recommendations. keep them coming. i'm going to try a couple places. >> thank you, dan. see you later today. coming up here, a look at olympic action on nbc tomorrow night. ryan lochte goes for gold again. 200 meter freestyle final. in gymnastics american men and their quest to win the first team gold since 1984. men's diving crowns synchronized platform champion, all starts at 8:00 p.m. that's later today. >> yes, it is. it's 12:17. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> how are you? >> good day outside today. no doubt. humidity was a touch lower. lot of people mentioned that on facebook and twitter as well. chuck, didn't
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Jun 28, 2011 11:00pm EDT
gives birth. her first baby was sent to china last year. >>> after the winner of "the voice" is named tomorrow night, the top eight finalists will prepare to go on tour. that includes all four who performed tonight. washington is not on the first slated concert locations, but if you want to know more, you can you [ coach ] in albuquerque,n citi pre-approved my mortgage. [ whistle blows ] all right, layups, guys. let's go. in sioux falls, i locked in a rate. coach, you get that house yet? working on it. [ coach ] the appraisal? ...springfield. wherever i was, my citi mortgage consultant had me covered. [ crowd cheering ] and 500 miles from home... [ cheering, cellphone beeps ] ...we finally had a new home. [ male announcer ] from pre-approval to closing, citi is with you every step of the way. what's your story? citi can help you write it. >> there is a teacher in ohio facing charges in an assume situation that only a new mother could be accused. ed the 30-year-old sprayed them with her breast milk on saturday night. she got drunk and unruly at a wedding reception and refused to cooper
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Jul 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
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. 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. >>> rescuers hope $2500 will help them find the person who nearly killed this puppy in maryland. hershey is an eight-month-old pit bull. someone put him in a trash bag and tossed him from a car in upper marlboro last week. he was picked up and brought to a shelter. a vet says he is underweight and has paw problems likely from being locked in a cage. >> heart breaking. he's such a sweet dog and he's still so young. and very, very obedient. i don't know how someone could basically leave him for dead and abandon him. >> the mutts matter rescue progr
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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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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.
NBC
Feb 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
base. on sale, everything from china, furniture, furs, from the closets of military families who have lived around the world. and the deals? well, how about this super bowl team nfl jacket? >> extra, extra large, $28. >> leslie says she needed to slash her monthly bread bill. >> i decided to start making bread. i found i was spending $4 per loaf at the grocery store with a family of six, we were going through two to three loaves a week. >> baking your own bread, leslie says she spends on $1.50 a low. >> need to fight the high price of food, cheryl rote on our facebook page one week every month, she only buys fruits and vegetables at the grocery. it slashes that week's bill and forces her to eat the meat she has in her freezer. kelly writes she goes to amaz amazon.com and sells her used books, movies and electronics. amazon pays for the shipping and sends her a gift card in return. >> this mother of six slashed her monthly bills by cancelling her online movie sub skrixs. . >> i started going to our local library. >> cutting out $22 a month, she saves $260 a year and sets it aside. >> s
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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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Apr 14, 2010 11:00pm EDT
earthquake in china last night. the epicenter of the 6.9 magnitude quake was in the country's mountainous region near tibet. the lack of power and excavation equipment hampered rescue operations. police and soldiers are digging with their ware hands. >>> one day after an 11-year-old girl was found alive in some florida swamp land her parents talked about how she survived and their emotional family reunion. greg fox reports. >> he called me and he said nadia's been found and she's alive. i freaked out. i didn't even hang up the phone. i just ran right in, almost busted the door. >> he did. >> it's been just like, you know the third movie of "star wars," the end when all the ewoks are going crazy? that's how it was. >> reporter: that was just the start of the craziness that followed the discovery of their daughter nadia alive. after surviving five days in the swampy willederer in. they dreaded the nights when she was gone. >> you don't know where she is or what condition she is. you don't know if she is scared or crying and there is nothing you can do to help her. your heart just breaks. >>
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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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Jan 14, 2012 11:00pm EST
displays in china today. a truck carrying fireworks hit a wall inside a tunnel and you see it here. that made the fireworks go off. for several hours, crews from the fire department had to spray coolant on the truck to try to stop those explosions. fortunately, no injuries reported in that accident. >> still ahead tonight, there's something for everybody. the highlights of the nbc 4 health and fitness expo and how you can still join the fun. it's the perfect time to find great deals on the 4g lte devices you love. like the droid bionic by motorola for $199.99. or the pantech breakout for $49.99. our lowest price ever. get the technology you love, on the network you deserve. now get twice the data for the same low price. hurry in, this offer ends january 15th. verizon. >> this this time tomorrow night, we'll know who took top honors at the golden globes. it honors the best in tv and movie. one of the most anticipated parts of this year's awards show is the show's unpredictable host. >> "social network." >> the golden globes have a tradition of suspension. not just about who wins --
NBC
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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Mar 17, 2010 11:00pm EDT
living in china. >> reporter: these brothers are from ireland. how does this compare to their homeland? >> the celebration here is a lot bigger. everybody washes green. it's amazing. it's unbelievable. >> happy st. patrick'sday. >> reporter: the dubliner was a favorite of the kennedy family. >> we've been doing it every st. patrick's day since 1974. i'm a third generation irish republican so this is great fun. >> reporter: in arlington, virginia, the tradition is waitg in long line to get into ireland's four courts. the line stretches all the way down the block. >> we come here every st. patrick's day. we get in line and wait our turn. the line moves fast and it's worth it when you get in. >> reporter: taxi cabs are doing a brisk st. patrick's business. a good idea since arlington county police have a sobriety checkpoint. >> we are checking each car and getting their license and looking for factors that may show the driver is intoxicated. >> reporter: this sobriety checkpoint is a joint operation of the arlington county police, the sheriff's department and virginia state police, and wi
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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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May 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
a tow truck. nobody was hurt. >> some compelling pictures out of china. a 4-year-old child fell from a moving car on to a busy intersection. her dad is behind the wheel, jumped out to save the child. the car kept going. went off the road and crashed into a tree. the father says the child crawled into the front seat from the back and when she fell out the door. this dash cam shows moments for a police officer on a traffic stop in florida. the driver of the car dragged the officer for ra block. the officer was able to jump in and stop it. he wasn't hurt. the driver is in jail on several charges. >> a woman who threw away a $1 million lottery ticket says she deserves the prize not the woman who found the ticket and cashed it in. the battle started back in july. surveillance video shows her scanning the ticket at a convenience store in arkansas. she says the machine told her she didn't win. so she tossed it in a bin. in arkansas, losing tickets can earn points towards toys or magazine subscriptions. so a woman named sharon jones, fished the ticket out. and found out it was a winner. she
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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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Mar 23, 2012 11:00pm EDT
along a maryland highway. [ 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. >>> facebook taking a stand to protect privacy. the social media company would sue any employers who ask for password. face book says revealing pass words undermines. most are looking at face book profiles to judge character of the job-seeker. lawmakers in maryland and the country are promising to introduce bills to keep companies from getting access to private social media accounts. >> superheroes aren't supposed to get busted are s ed ared are? police pulled over this lamborghini in silver spring. the driver. batman. dressed up luike batman. apparen
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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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Jul 23, 2012 11:00pm EDT
taxpayer dollars. bankrupt. so 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. 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. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone likes a bit of order in their life. virtual wallet helps you get it. keep track of spending, move money with a slide, and use the calendar. all to see your money how you want. ♪ >>> dan is over in london goofing around. >> he gets to have all the fun. >> isn't that something? >> i had fun watching bryce harper today. >> he smoked them out, didn't he. >> 19 years old. he impressed new york. tomorrow the headlines should read welcome
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Aug 6, 2012 12:00am EDT
? here's a look at the latest medal count at last check. china has retaken the lead with 61 medals overall. team usa just one behind with 60. in third, great britain with 37. followed by russia with 35. and coming up tomorrow, in primetime, more finals for gymnastics for the men. the men's 400 meter. men's springboard diving and men's beach volleyball all starts at 8:00 right here on nbc 4 tomorrow night. >>> if you're looking for a bargain online, you could get a better price depending on which day you shop. the website extra bucks.com found monday is the best day to find the best deals on electronics. wednesday brings the best deals for jewelry. book worms should make their purchases on saturday. if you need a new home applia e appliance, maybe a refrigerator, washer, dryer, you better hold off until sunday if you want the best price. >> a lot of shoppers are out there on sunday shopping for re fraj raters, microwaves and ovens. >> ladies, if you're looking for a new purse, or your guy is going to look for a new purse for you, thursday seems to be the day to save an average of 36
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Mar 31, 2010 11:00pm EDT
, dan. >> up next, a new army recruit in china. >>> was a chinese army recruit. his first training session with grenade was almost his last. video shows the nervous recruit throwing the grenade which bounced off the wall and bounced back into the bunker. the recruit said his mind went blank. his trainer was able to grab him by the belt and pull him to safety before the grenade exploded. nobody was hurt. >> he won't turn 50 years old for another three years but some say is time for ronald mcdonald to retire. members that sent joe camel packing are targeting the iconic clown. the group says he has too much influence over kids' eating habits. surveys found 96% of u.s. school children know who he is. mcdonald says ronald's role is to promote and active lifestyle. >>> man driving in melbourne, florida, yesterday, a talapia fell out of the sky and hit his windshield. he took the fish which was still alive, took it to a sushi bar. restaurant thought it best to keep the fish in an aquarium and off the dinner table. >>> a guy in new jersey wanted his filet of fish this morning. watch this s
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Aug 3, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. both were sentenced last month to 12 years of hard labor after crossing the border from china to north korea in march. >>> the postal service is thinking about closing 1,000 offices across the country. on a preliminary list are 13 such offices in our area. the agency potentially is facing a $7 billion loss this fiscal year. 3,200 post offices throughout wel bescrutnized. nine of thethen i the di.stct ri das,olumbia heights,t. aval research laboratory, navy none x,rtheast, petworth, l alndand albrwoodgeid branches geuld be closed. ches inrollckvibrck bethesda, hyllvitse, silver spring also onho tgheinpp c block. there are no bncnhe is northern virginia on that list. nolo cres are expected until at least october. >>> the white house says president obama is sticking with his pledge not to raise taxes on the middle class. this comes after conflicting statements from members of the president's economic team. >> let me be precise. the president's clear commitment is not to raise taxes on those making less than $250,000 a year. >> that was press secretary robert gibbs today. this weeken
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Apr 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
china. this is nuts. contestants try to see how high they can swing on a rope that's attached to the arm of a crane. according to chinese tv, it was basically the equivalent of swinging off a 33 story building. seven people were brave enough to do this. it was a competition. a canadian actually took first place. he swung to a height of just over 155 feet. >> wow. >>> well, a young lady got to celebrate a return to good health today thanks to the folks at the make a wish foundation. 16-year-old kaitlin from keysville, maryland got to go on a shopping spree and she got to spend about an hour at the krafrts store at a.c. moore and she got to shop at several stores at tyson's corner. kaitlin received a kidney transplant from her mother in 2010. today's event helped celebrate the two-year anniversary of that success. >>> next, a girl who doesn't have to worry about anyone else wearing her dress to >>> a couple from kansas made a fashion statement when they went to the prom last night. mark haresden and kate shut'll worth went to the prom wearing duct tape outfits. it took more than 100 ho
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Sep 19, 2010 11:30pm EDT
student. what? they think you'ra businessman, using our house to meet new clientsn china. for reals, player? [ woman speaks chinese ] they overheard a phone call. [ speaks chinese ] something abouthipping with fedex to shanghai. and then you oned a bottle of champagne. that was for a ience project. [ man and woman speaking chinese ] i'm late for...soccer... rehearsal. [ man speaks chinese ] you and i are cool? i'lbe home by curfew. [ male aouncer ] we understand.® you need a partner who can help you go global. fedex. >>> this is the play of the game. >> play of the game. let's go to dwight freeney collection. >> i wish we had the package of this. dwight freeney and robert mathis the other the other side too much for david diehl. not a lot of help but made the decision they would leave their tackles alone. with this crowd noise, nearly impossible to get the two guys blocked. our plays of the game, there were a lot of those. >> big-time defense and offensively they got started the first drive of the game resulting in a donald brown touchdown. and the colts who never led last week, ne
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Sep 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
talked tough on trade with china. >> they also steal our know-how, our at that time ebts. did you know they even have an apple store? it's a fake apple store, they sell counterfeit apple products. >> first lady michelle will obama was in virginia today, making campaign stops in richmond and fredericksburg, where she reminded supporters the president took the commonwealth four years ago. >> this room alone could swing an entire precinct for barack obama. >> both candidates opened their campaign events today by remembering the lives lost overseas in libya. >>> tonight at the university of maryland former redskins linebacker lavar arrington spoke out about the child sex abuse scandal 8 his alma mater. he took part in the panel discussion about penn state. former assistant coach jerry sandusky was convicted of abusing young boys and is in prison. legendary football coach joe paterno was fired and died from cancer a couple of months after the scandal surfaced. arrington talked of his continuing support of the university and the team. >> again, i continue to maintain that we are penn st
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Aug 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
straight games. american athletes are at 104 medals at london olympics. 46 of them gold medals. china came in second with a total of 87. russia in third with 82. great britain, germany rounded out the top five. >> covering the games for us, he interviewed athletes and showed interesting things london has to offer. his report tonight with a look back at some of the best moments. ♪ ♪ ♪ pull! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ bell tolls ] whoo! ♪ >> it actually hasn't hit us. it will eventually hit us when we are done. yes, we are, the champions. i just hop that i can really be like a role model to all the little girls out there, anything is possible if you work hard and you love something. >> usa! usa! usa! usa! usa! usa! >> bringing home the gold and we are bringing home the world record, baby! >> ha-ha! >> 6-0 with the gold. >> take a picture of you guys. you are getting all of us. ♪ >> honestly, i just remember watching all those podium ceremonies when i was a little kid. just seeing how inspiring those were and just being on that, like, gold medal stand was just unbelievable. >> on
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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
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Apr 28, 2012 11:00pm EDT
house arrest in china. he did it without being able to see. >>> plus, the labs during -- >> four years ago i was locked in a brutal primary battle with hillary clinton. four years later she won't stop ♪ [ male announcer ] for our families... our neighbors... and our communities... america's beverage companies have created a wide range of new choices. developing smaller portion sizes and more low- & no-calorie beverages... adding clear calorie labels so you know exactly what you're choosing... and in schools, replacing full-calorie soft drinks with lower-calorie options. with more choices and fewer calories, america's beverage companies are delivering. beth! hi! looking good. you've lost some weight. thanks. you noticed. these clothes are too big, so i'm donating them. how'd you do it? eating right -- whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multi-grain cheerios -- 5 whole grains, 110 calories. creamy, dreamy peanut butter taste in a tempting new cereal. mmm! [ female announcer ] new multi-grain cheerios peanut
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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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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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Feb 20, 2011 11:00pm EST
plain strange. we go to china. that's where a mother and a baby panda were released into a semi-wild environment today. pandas officials wore panda costumes to lift the baby panda into a basket in the nature reserve. why the suits, you ask? >> i was wondering. >> during their captivity they try to limit human contact with the pandas as much as possible so they always wore costumes during interactions with the animal. the researchers say it's best for pandas in the wild to have a healthy fear of humans. >>> that's it. that is all for us tonight. thanks for joining us. stay tuned, "sports final" with lindsay czarniak and dan hellry in a few minutes. see you back in the morning. that's the news, good night.
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Dec 22, 2010 11:00pm EST
at the zoo. china approved an tensio the pandas are on a ten-year contract tt ex-pairs at the end of t year. the o is negotiating a new agreement to keep the pandas. they saytheyexpect that agreement to be signed i > certainly inhe holiday spr spirit. the war sh took first place today in a holidaydisplay competion at the norfolk naval competitio the carrier is adorned wh62.2 mails o holiday lights. a 25-foot weath andife sied santa sleigh and hornet jet. serves as a stand-in for santa's traditional reindeer. can't see that thing landinon the roof. >> no, no. no no, . >> they had fun with that. >> y. "e tonit show" is up next if weill see you torrow. good night.
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Apr 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
fried to hide inside chocolate. >> >>> some really incredible video out of china. going viral on the internet. a teenager fell through the sidewalk. the girl was on her cell phone at the time. she fell 20 feet down a hole. a cab driver saw it all and went to her rescue. he climbed down the hole and stayed with her until emergency crews arrived. not seriously injured. crews say water eroded the ground under the sidewalk and caused tight crumble. >> airport security is broken. that its the claim from former head of the transportation security administration. in a new book, kip holly says the tsa is too focused on that list of banned items. he says some things on that current list need to be allowed. so airport screeners can focus more on toxin as and explosives. holly says many practices put unplauin place after 9/11 may be updated and said that agents should focus on behavior instead of appearance when they profile travelers. a big drug bust at dulles, chocolate and juice boxes seized with a little something extra inside. security finding four pound of cocaine stuffed inside a woman's
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Jul 3, 2010 11:00pm EDT
daughter's wedding again while in china. >> my daughter is getting married. it's the most important activity going on in my life right now. don't tell anyone that. >> president bill clinton recently told jenna bush hager that he hopes he will be able to walk chelsea down the aisle without crying. >>> steve carell insists he's leaving "30 rock" not as a negotiating ploy, he just wants to spend more time with his family. we don't know if "the office" will close up shop. but for now, it's business as usual. >> i'll fulfill my contract of season seven. >> we have all cylinders fired to make a great tv season. beyond that, it's scary and unknown, and a year away. >> you can still catch carell on the big screen. his newest film opens next friday and "dinner for schmucks" a few weeks after that. >>> the giant foods was selling tasty summer treats to raise money for kids. the nbc 4 project helps local kids who have special needs raise more than 1,000 bucks today. that's enough to send two kids to camp for a week. kim martucci, a lot of fireworks going off tomorrow in the c capital, how hot
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Jul 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
uniforms from ralph lauren are red, white and blue but made in china. that last part has several members of congress outraged tonight. senate majority leader said the uniform should be thrown into a pile and burned. the u.s. olympic committee says it's proud to have an iconic american company like ralph lauren as a sponsor. >>> an international crime ring busted at a local nail salon. police raided this star nail salon arresting five nail technicians and leading them away in handcuffs. customers in the middle of their manicures were forced to the floor as they moved in on liquid gold. tide detergent. >> tell me what it was like? >> it was nightmare on elm street. you'd think it was a play or something. >> investigators say the women bought stolen products like tide detergent, razor blades and fragrances and resold them in vietnam. they're even accuse ed mixing i with water and increasing their profts. >> the one that got away is making a much better story than the fish who one woman tried to reel in. take a look. [bleep]. [bleep]. >> yeah, that was a bull shark that jumped ouft o
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Jun 27, 2010 11:00pm EDT
new >>> the time forour occasional segue into the unusual or odd. we go to china where we found some people creating something for their dogs. >> what is this? >> this crowd in beijing are dying their dogs, and they look like small pandas, zebras, strawberries, and there is one coming up here, that one right there, that has been died -- >> it looks like a popsicles. >> it looks like he wearing a bikini. strange and expensive. a full-body dye for your dog is [ male announcer ] your tv is starting to feel nervous. it heard what happened to the vcr and the cassette player. and the answering machine. it knows what happens to obsolete technology around here. what you need to help your tv understand is it's not the one that's obsolete. it's the cable technology that's obsolete and fios is the one making it obsolete. it's time for fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities visit verizon.com/fios. at 800-974-6006 tty/v.
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