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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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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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
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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. >>
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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
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
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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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Feb 1, 2011 11:00pm EST
new pregnancy under watch at the national zoo. experts flew in from china over the weekend to help artificially inseminate the panda. she and the male weren't able to mate naturally. she's given birth to one cub back in 2005. pandas have a very brief mating season etch yeach year, so the of insemination is critical. >> that's our broadcast for tonight. "the tonight show" is next. >> news 4 begins at 4:00 a.m. tomorrow with the latest on road conditions and any school delays core cancellations. good night.
NBC
Aug 1, 2011 11:00pm EDT
and they were from china. >> reporter: and list goes on. >> i found that his wife is on a roller derby team. it is an endless list. every time i thought i was done i found more. >> reporter: jim got a literal map to his life. i called who agreed to an interview on skype. >> it's more of just a social media, a way to put out there, hey i'm at this location. >> reporter: at first, todd like many four square users didn't see the problem checking in. >> i wouldn't post a location that would be a security list. >> reporter: but he checks in at home. and his address is clearly marked and that's not all. >> he has your daughter's daycare address. >> that is a place that i did check in there. that is true. >> you are a member at cavalry temple church. 30 minutes from the home. >> yeah. give or take. >> if i'm at an event, that's not a security issue. >> reporter: that doesn't matter from a criminal standpoint. i just want to know you are not at home. you tell your kids never to talk to strangers. but as an adult people are giving out information to strangers every day. >> experts say before yo
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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
NBC
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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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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Oct 14, 2011 11:00pm EDT
... and always will be... a smart investment. at&t. . >>> a fighter jet crashed at an air show in china. the jet nosedived down into a field. one pilot opened a parachute. the other pilot is missing and presumed dead. the crash is under investigation. it is not clear what caused it. >>> in maryland, police are looking for the man who robbed a mother who was standing with her 4-year-old daughter. it happened at a bank of america. the mother and child were in an atm vestibule when the man showed a weapon. the woman shouted that the police were outside and the man took off without harming them. >>> federal agents seized counterfeit purses and clothing. agents were seen carrying boxes marked evidence out of the building. the boxes had counterfeit nike, gucci and ugg products with fake nfl apparel. >>> the iphone 4 s hit stores today. this was the scene outside the georgetown apple store this morning, people camped out around the block. sprint which has the iphone for the first time logged its best day in sales ever while at&t i am a face unclogger. i am a nose coach. i am a throat untickler
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Jul 26, 2011 11:00pm EDT
same time. [ 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. >>> so where is donovan taking his talent and grace? >> tonight not anywhere. >> i thought it was done. >> he is going to be going somewhere soon. according to multiple reports the vikings and redskins have been in discussions for trades for mcnabb. now the redskins are holding up the deal according to brian mitchell. he spoke with mcnabb tonight. there is no official trade in place yet and the redskins, not mcnabb are holding up the deal. mcnabb does not plan on being t. haynes worth has been a $100 million distraction on the field. things got so bad he was s
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Apr 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the street. old records, lamps, a china hutch, bag of imported papers, a shame, she was the first female metro bus driver and worked for 25 years. she is also a two-time cancer survivor and says she used up all her money for alternative medicine. she owes $3,000 in rent and has no whaur where to go. >> this guy donated his truck. a man agreed to store her belongings in a warehouse. one by one, random people loaded up her refrigerator, sofa, bags, boxes, everything she owns. >> because i have help. and it is a good feeling. >> reporter: the 14 foot box truck is almost filled up. move to the left there is still stuff all up and down the block. not to worry some one else chipped in and rented a couple more trucks. >> trying to give back. >> sweet solutions apartment company gave her a temporary place to stay while she destidz whedestidz -- decides where she wants to live next. a community stepping up to help. >> god is good. now deciding if she wants to move back into the apartment complex. a man we won't identify offered her to give the money to move back in and pay her rent. >> wow
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Jul 29, 2012 12:00am EDT
count. five medals for the united states. overall, tied with italy, and just one behind china. from london, tracie potts, news 4. >> here's some of what you can look forward to on nbc primetime tomorrow night. u.s. women's gymnastics begins their quest for gold including virginia native gabby douglas. swimming, american men are expected to dominate in the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay. in diving, women's synchronized spring board medals will be decided. >>> turning now to the weather. not exactly a winner today. it was hot and stormy. what about tomorrow? meteorologist chuck bell is joining us life in the storm center 4. hi, chuck. >> hi there, jim, good evening too you. good evening, everybody. now an early good morning on your sunday at 12:03. after a very stormy day today, things are settling down tonight. there are still flashes of lightning to be seen in the northern sky from the washington area's perspective. temperatures have cooled. mostly back down into the 70s right now. 75 in washington. and what lightning am i talking about? the one right up here on the howard and montgo
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Mar 2, 2012 11:00pm EST
smuggling. 29 people from the u.s. and china have been charged with pedaling fake products. had the goods that were seized been real they would be worth more than $325 million. >>> back to the top story, the destruction across four states from deadly tornadoes. the weather channel in southern indiana. >> reporter: from henryville, indiana, one of the hardest hit towns across southern indiana. there are many with a lot of destruction. getting word of nine fatalities undergoing a massive search and rescue effort over at least four counties here where there is so much destruction especially on county roads that they can't get in. a lot of debris is going to have to be removed. we are talk about tree limbs, power lines, whole houses moved off their foundations. as a meteorologist i can tell you these winds were probably well in excess of 170 miles per hour with the damage i have seen in this location alone. it is amazing when you take a look at the massive undertaking. search and rescue across four counties that will take a couple of days to complete. there are people missing. tons have
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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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Sep 22, 2010 11:00pm EDT
of thousands of new jobs. so we can make our own energy future - not just buy it from china. call your senators and urge them to pass a renewable electricity standard today. and not what you get? like electricity for gaet power at your seat. room to stretch your legs, and your wgspan, food when you're hungry, and taking off your shoes, only if you feel like it. these aren't luxuries, they're basics. get them back on acela. >>> check this out, a chinese weightlifter who won the world weightlifting championshipsn turkey. this guy is bad. he weighs just over 150 pounds. yesterday he set two rld records for his weight. he lifted 436 pounds. look at this. and then 789 pounds in another category. and then watch the [ cheers and applause ]
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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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Jul 31, 2012 12:00am EDT
could be on store shelves in november. >>> day three of the london olympics. china is leading all the countries in gold. it has nine so far. the u.s. is next with five followed by japan. >>> dan hellie is in london. >> reporter: day three and swimming taking center stage. 17-year-old missy franklin one of the brightest swimming stars in the world going for an olympic record trying to win seven medals. and the missile as she has been called started with a bang. she was fantastic in this race today. franklin swimming the finals of the 100 meter backstroke 11 minutes after she barely qualified for 200 meter freestyle final. she came from behind to win in a race that will be fist of her many finals. the first leg in an attempt to win seven medals. she is only 17 years old. >> i told myself i was just going to go and give it all i had. i saw that flag and just tried to have any ounce of energy left to touch the wall. >> reporter: many thought ryan lochte would be this year michael phelps but he had a disappointing finish in the 200 meter freestyle where he finished fourth. it was being cal
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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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Jun 8, 2010 11:00pm EDT
-pongment she just completed in the world veteran's tennis table championship in china with a killer forehand and a smile to go with it, she easily became the crowd favorite. she was tops in her group of 84 and older. becoming the tournament's champion. and everybody's favorite, too, it looked like. >> i thought that was betty white. >> no. >> oh, okay. >> she's not quite that old, betty. so tell us again about the changes. >> that's right. you'll need your umbrella. it's going to be wet from the beginning to the end of the day. even stormy in the middle, afternoon and evening. 78 the high. >> i bet betty white could play a mean game of ping-pong. >> i bet she could. >> thanks. "the tonight show" is next. we'll see you tomorrow.
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Jul 20, 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. >>> this is a safe city and a safe state and a safe country. and we need to recognize that we can't allow people that are aberrations of nature to take away the joys and freedoms that we enjoy. >> it's too early to know why the gunman chose a theater full of the people watching "the dark knight rises" for his attack but there are erie parallels between the franchise and the shooting. in this movie a masked villain uses guns and explosives on a football stadium and kills people in public at the stock exchange. the joker kills the audience of a television show in the graphic novel and a batman video game takes place in an abandoned movie theater. we hope you stay with news4 for our coverage of the tragedy in colorado. we'll have the latest tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. and for up to the minute information head to our website at www.nbcwashington.com. >>> that shooting in
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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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Jul 22, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. 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. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] virtual wallet can help you be that person who's good with money. see what's free to spend. move money with a slide. save with a shake. feel good about your decisions. here's the perfect solution. switch to a verizon fios triple play and upgrade your entertainment equipment with our 100% fiberoptic network and whole home solution, including a high-speed wireless router, plus a new multi room dvr and new hd set top box free for 12 months. hurry. switching has never been easier with the fios whole home solution. upgrade your home with one easy package. call 1.888.get.fios. contact the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. welcome to life on fios. >>> peterson accused of killing his third wife, found dead in a bathtub at her illinois home in 2004. her death was initially ruled an accident. a
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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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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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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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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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Aug 7, 2012 12:00am EDT
leading scorer for the americans. >>> great britain beat china for their first win here in london. the high-flying forward led gw to their first top ten ranking in 50 years and a 27-3 record during the 2006 season. that's the best record in school history. now pops has the responsibility as a ambassador of basketball in great britain helping athletes pick up the sport. playing in london helps. >> making history by getting the first game in olympic history is big for us. we set our goals higher. but hopefully we made our country proud. >> pops playing for tel aviv just signed a two-year contract playing well and making a lot of money. that will do it from here in london. back to you in the studio. >> dan is having a good time. we are laughing at how tall -- >> what a shrimp he is. >> good stuff. >> so -- >> 41 days, huh? >> 41 days above 90. eight days above 100 and 26 days above 95. and every day this summer has been above 40. show you what is going on -- just another stat. out there right now temperatures are on the warm side. but yes today again above 90 degrees. high temperatur
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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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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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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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Nov 27, 2010 11:00pm EST
reach out to several allies. secretary of state hillary clinton has reached out to china, germany, saudi arabia, the united states arab emirates, britain, france and afghantan. the website says it's about to release numerous state department cables perhaps as soon as tomorrow. this release is suspected to includes candidate assessments of foreign leaders and governments. many government officials in this country worry it could ere trust in the united states as a diplomatic partner. >>> tonight, d. police are still looking for a bicyclist who hit two people, and kept going! police say the suspect was riding a bmx type of bike wen he hit a couple yesterday. th victims are in their 70s and police say they are amazed the cyclist didn't stop. >> in fact, i've only been in the unit a short period of time but in my 23-year career if first time i've ever heard of a critical injury being caused and instigated by the major crash un involving a bicyclist that struck pedestrians. >> the two victims were taken to the hospital and at last check one was in critical ndition. >>> coming up, the fi
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Nov 24, 2010 11:00pm EST
obama has also called on china, north korea's closest ally, to step in and ease tension in that nation. >> a web site that gained no noteriety is about to public thousands of public and state documents. those documents could potentially damage u.s. relations with friends and allies. wikileaks is expected to release the documents in the next few days. >>> sarah palin responded today to some commts about her, comments made by formerirst lady barbara bush. during a recent interview, the former first lady said palin should stay in alaska instd of running for president in 2012. today palin said she loves the bush family but does not believe they support competition. on a radio show, palin described the bush family as, in her words, bluebloods who want to pick and choose their winners instead of allowing competition to pick and choose the winners. >>> former health majority leader tom delay was convicted today in texas of money launring. once one of the most powerful members of congress he now faces a sentence of up to life in prison. a jury found the former number two among house rep
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Aug 7, 2011 11:00pm EDT
to be china. >> the government's concern is state-sponsored espionage in unprecedented scale. foreign governments targeting our nation's networks and the private sector networks. and that's why the government is hiring so many new cyber specialists. >> and giving computer hackers a chance to work for the good guys. pete williams, nbc news, at the national security agency in maryland. >>> this year the hackers convention developed a program to groom the hackers of the next generation. there was a special program to teach skills to kids between the ages of 8 and 16. >>> chuck bell is here now. had a little thunder and lightning earlier. >> yes. >> rain just trained across the whole krar area. >> zipped through here, went down across southern maryland. everybody had at least some amount of rainfall during the course of the day today. we may not be done just yet. showers in the mountains of west virginia. they're generally headed into the shenandoah valley in the next 30 to 60 minutes and if the showers last long enough they could be reaching their downtown washington area betwee
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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 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 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 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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Jul 18, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. >>> as many as 65 americans are being held in quarantine in china. a school in oregon has confirmed that a group of students and teachers is being held at a hotel in beijing after one student did test positive for the swine flu. school leaders say the student was treated at the hospital and has been released. the bbc is reporting several dozen british students are also being quarantined at the same hotel. still ahead, will hot dog end up in hot water? the story behind how this frank ended up on the side of a house. >>> will this beautiful weather stic?arnd e evthsts hae answer after t if we don't act, medical bills will wipe out their savings. if we don't act, she'll be denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition. and he won't get the chemotherapy he needs. if we don't act, health care costs will rise 70%. and he'll have to cut benefits for his employees. but we can act. the president and congress have a plan to lower your costs and stop denials for pre-existing conditions. it's time to act. >>> all right. now, this is not the video we want to show you. do we have the wiener
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Apr 26, 2010 11:00pm EDT
enormous popularity in china. we got a feeling that it will work. >> you don't think that looks like washington? >> all right. >> that's our broadcast for now. "the tonight show" is next. >> we'll see you tomorrow. good night. >> are you s?
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