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Feb 17, 2016 6:30am PST
a record high, despite cutbacks by china and japan. >>> the two biggest owners of foreign currency debt are by increases in caribbean banking centers that boosted holdings by 4.5%. say that the government should do more to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis. a key role was played in ending the crisis in 2008 and the government should consider whether the nation's biggest banks need to be broken up because of an ongoing economic risk. >>> a judge has ruled that apple must help the fbi break into the iphone once used by accused san bernardino massacre shooting suspect, syed farook. the phone was provided to him by his former employer, the san bernardino county health department. officials have given consent to search the phone and apple ceo tim cook said his company will fight the order. he argued that such a move would undermine encryption by creating a backdoor that could be used on future devices. a magistrate's ruling was a significant victory for the justice department. and a debate regarding digital >>> on wednesday, let's toss it over to tim and at the forecast. >>>
FOX
Feb 16, 2016 6:30am PST
assertive presence of china in the region. this is the first u.s. gathering for the 10 members of the association of southeast asian nations. china is not a member. they have territorial claims over disputed waters that raised international concerns. >>> roughly one third of oil producers are at high risk of slipping into bankruptcy this year due to low commodity prices blocking access to cash and the ability to cut their debt. this is according to a study by an auditing and customer firm, deloitte. >>> there are record short supplies of housing. president's day is traditionally the start of the housing market. according to the latest numbers from the association of realtors, inventory at the end of december was down nearly 4% from a year ago and the supply of homes for sale was the lowest since the start of 2005. >>> a mix of sun and clouds for the day. the last quiet day before the arrival of the winter storm. it will arrive for wednesday and thursday with warm conditions later today. high-end upper 60s in reno- sparks, a few degrees away from the record which is 73 in reno. quiet a
NBC
Jul 21, 2009 5:00am EDT
say the students are quarantined at a hospital in beijing, china. there are reportedly from walter johnson high school in bethesda. >> news 4's tracee wilkins is live right now at walter johnson high school with more on this breaking story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we are still waiting to get more information on exactly why these students were in china, how long they've been there, and how many are there. but what we do know, what has been confirmed by our nbc foreign desk is that the students have been quarantined in a hospital in beijing because they were showing signs or symptoms of swine flu. now, the chinese government, they're the ones who have kwa quarantined these students but we d't know how many were there, how long they've been there, nor do we know how long they've been in that hospital. we're waiting to get more information and will bring it to you as soon as it becomes available. i'm tracee wilkins live outside wall ter johonh h h yo ck .> tcko you. >>o nk trys ha vemuchmu. . >> newmenri a ca eoo wourer filrican a ops ae roadsiom ein thisdlro tsnhi ts
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Dec 4, 2009 5:00am EST
to head on back to china. the zoo is expected to make the announcement today. he was born at the national zoo on july 9, 2005, after many failed attempts to conceive a baby panda. taishon the first to survive beyond a few days, capturing the love of is city and the nation, but all good things must come to an end. taishon is chinese property. we paid $600,000 for a two-year stay. taishon is part of a breeding program for giant pandas. they are endangered. only about 1,600 in the wild and 200 in captivitcaptivity. is he going to be leaving in the near future. we don't know exactly when. we are looking forward to a press conference at the national zoo at 10:00. surely a lot of broken hearts in the city. back to you in the studio. >> will there be a replacement, do we know? >> reporter: we don't know yet. we'll wait and see what they say in the press conference. i hope they change their minds and say he can stay even longer. >> i want to hear what his folks have to say about it too. >> reporter: we want to hear from all of the pandas today at the press conference. >> thanks a lot. >>
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Jul 22, 2009 5:00am EDT
first-hand look at china's health care system. near two dozen remain hospitalized this morning after several contracted the swine flu. the students are from several different schools across the regional and are part of th cultural exchange program, but instead of touring sites, they have having a quite different experience. tracee wilkins is live with the latest on the story you saw first on 4. good morning, tracee. >> reporter: one of the students infected is going to be a junior here next year, but the 22 students here took off for china and are now learning how serious the chinese government is taking the swine flu. the students seen here just before they left attended several schools. a week ago they took off for a language emersion program. on the plane, one of the boys had a temperature and it turns out he had the swipe flu. soon other students became sick as well. nearly half the group has been tested and a majority have tested positive. those who have not are isolated in their hotel. of course, the parents have it the hardest with their children sick a world away, but m
FOX
Feb 22, 2016 6:30am PST
2013. last summer, the shanghai stock market has fallen sharply. >>> a china backed consortium -- proposed two plants oregon to convert natural gas to methanol, which would be shipped back to china to make plastics. but those plans are facing opposition. some say the projects would create jobs, but opponents have raised concerns about environmental and health impacts. over 1,000 people attended a hearing this month on the proposed tacoma refinery. >>> all right. we had a beautiful full moon overnight. hopefully you had a chance to see it. if not, you're going to be seeing a lot of sun over the week. hi tim. >> that's right. we have mostly cloudy to partly forecast. today is mostly cloudy as well as light winds, and very mild temperatures, too. about 5 or so degrees above average this time of day, even warmer for the second half of this week. wednesday, thursday, friday looking extremely warm for february. 5 miles per hour winds, 76% humidity, and mostly cloudy skies at this hour. we're into the 30s for most of the area, 40s 20s in winnemuca at 27 degrees a. couple isolated show
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Apr 14, 2010 4:30am EDT
look for her. >>> breaking news. a powerful earthquake in china, hundreds are dead, thousands are injured. now rescuers are using their bare hands trying to free those who are trapped. >> bad math. remember the outrage over fired teachers in d.c. they are the casualty of miscalculations. why the school's chancellor is in hot water. good morning. welcome to "news4 today." i'm eun yang. >> i'm kimberly suiters in for joe krebs. it's wednesday, april 14, 2010. a live look outside, a little bit of cloud cover but hopefully we're finished with the rain. >> we want some sunshine to return to the nation's capital and nice spring weather. looks like chuck's going to deliver. >> hello. and good morning, eun and kimberly. good wednesday morning. i'll get my act straightened out. now i have your names down i need to learn what day of the week it is. it's wednesday, everybody. temperatures are in the 30s and 40s this morning. the skies have been trying to clear out into the early morning hours this morning. some very dense fog has developed. martinsburg, current visibility down to zero. frede
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May 23, 2010 9:00am EDT
city. they continue with another nationals home game. >>> new today, a growing death toll in china. more than 50 people are dead in two separate accidents in eastern china, a train derailed after hitting debris on the tracks. 19 people died. and 70 others injured. 2,000 rescuers pulled from the debris. a fiery crash in northeastern china. a truck and bus hit each other head on. 32 people killed. another 24 were injured. >>> this morning, vast gat inve recover the black box in india. 150 people killed yesterday when the air india flight overshot the runway and went off a cliff. only eight people survived. today, grieving family members began bringing home the bodies of those who died. investigators don't know why the plane crashed. they are hoping the voice recorder and flight data recorder will provide crucial clues. >>> the taliban has claimed responsibility for a nighttime attack on the largest nato base on afghanistan. insurgents tried to take the kandahar air base. several injuries, no deaths. second attack on a large military instalags in a week. >>> president obama -- pardon
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Aug 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
lead with the medal count with 54. team usa has the most golds with 26. china is second with 53. great britain is a third with 29 and russia is fourth with 28 medals. >>> it might have been a great day for americans but it's a jamaican who can call herself the fastest woman. >> there's the gun. here's fraser price as they come down through the lane. it is carmelita jenner and fraser price. they're aligned together with campbell brown there as well. >> shelly an fraser price of jamaica won the gold in the 100-meter finals. the sprinter became the first woman to defend her gold in the 100-meter race since gayle defers. >> brown of jamaica the bronze. >> impressive. to the pool. missy franklin will have quite the story to tell about her summer vacation when she goes back to high school in a few weeks. the 17-year-old won her fourth gold medal of the london games when she and three teammates won the 4x100 medley relay. the americans set a world record in that race. franklin's fourth gold medal ties her with amy van dyken for the most golds in a single olympiad by an american woman.
NBC
Nov 21, 2009 9:00am EST
dead. 66 others are trapped after an explosion in a coal mine in china. the explosion was caused by a gas backup. the government says more than 500 people were working in the mine at the time. about 400 of them managed to escape. china's mines a considered the most dangerous in the world. 77 people were killed in a mine explosion there in february. >>> a hearing is scheduled for today for the alleged gunman in the ft. hood shooting but the hearing won't be held anywhere near a courtroom. instead major nidal hasan's hearing will be held in a hop where he's still recovering from his wounds. the hearing is to decide whether the army psychiatrist should be placed in a jail cell until his trial. his lawyer claims he should remain in the hospital because he's paralyzed from the waist down. hasan faces 13 charges of premeditated murder. >>> the washington couple accused of spying for cuba is headed to prison. retired estate department official walter kendall myers and his wife gwendolyn pled guilty yesterday in federal court. they were arrested in june after an undercover fbi investigation.
NBC
Jan 8, 2016 5:00am PST
that volatility in china. the latest. >> reporter: it has been almost seven years since the bottom of the u.s. market and we're overdue for a correction. >> the wave of selling rocking stocks off to the worst start to a new year ever with the dow dropping more than 5% it first four days and 10% from its high in may. it puts the market in fears. the losses on wall street by chaos in china. beijing had a circuit breaker system this week. then scrapped it after it halted it's. >> the circuit breakers which are now may have exacerbated the selling wave. >>> it is deval ewing currency. alison says that is adding to the angst on wall street. >> to invest force that sends a message that china could be in worse shape than we realize. >>> while that may save you money at the gas pump it increases anxiety on wall >>> this is a little change of pace after losing 900 points the first four days in 2016, we're up more than 100 points. we'll have the exact numbers for you and more economic news in about ten minutes. >> the traffic division got a new high-tech gadget called the pharaoh system. the ma
NBC
Jul 7, 2009 5:00am EDT
plane from landing. >>> in china, hundreds of rioters are still marching on the streets this morning despite a heavy policerackdown there. over the past few days, at least 156 people have been killed and several hundred injured in violent riots. the violence began when tensions boiled over betwn china's ethnic muslims and china's han majority. more than 1,400 people have already been arrested. >> in sports now, the nationals will get one more chance to try to score a run against the colorado rockies tonight. >> lindsay czarniak has more now in your sports minute. >> good morning, everybody, your sports minute begins with the nationals. usually it is a high-scoring affair when teams play at coors field in colorado, but it was all pitching and defense last night. craig stammen only gave up one run in seven innings, and it was in the first inning. rockies pitcher jason marquis became major league baseball's first 11-game winner. the rockies beat the nationals 1-0. the game finished in just over 2 hours. the two teams will play again tonight. >>> in golf news, phil mickelson is dealt ano
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Dec 5, 2010 6:00am EST
of the classified documents does show that china's leaders ordered computer hack experts, rather, to hack search engine google. the memo was sent by th embassy in beijing to washington. it says high-ranking lders of china's communist party ordered the hack because senior leader found search results critical of him. google and china have been at odds because of the country's efforts to censor it. assange denies allegations of rape and says if arrested he will release even more classified documents and more problems for wikileaks, pay pal cut off the site's account used to collect donations claiming wikileaks is engaged in illegal activity. >>> the deadline nears for t bush-era tax cuts. they're set to epire on january 1st and there's major debate right now on what to do with them. republicans want to extendll the tax cuts saying no one needs gher taxes during the struggling economy. but democrats want to let the cuts expire for anybody making re than $250,000. the senate voted yesterday against the democrats' plan to do just that. and that left both sides pointing fingers. >> the
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Oct 27, 2015 5:00am CDT
sparsely populated province, which borders pakistan, tajikistan and china, the u-s geological survey said. five people are dead and one is still missing after a whale watching tour boat sank off the coast of western canada on sunday. police divers headed back out onto the water yesterdayto twenty-seven people were on the boat when it local boats and the coast guard were able to rescue 21 people. canada's joint rescue coordination center said the quick response from nearby boats saved lives. s/ lt. comm. desmond james/ joint rescue coordination center spokesman :14 "we had a helicopter on scene within 30 minutes and then by the time the helicopter was there there were already coast guard assets on scene. so they were there very quickly and number people as well, vessels of opportunity, were on scene." lieutenant commander desmond james also expressed his condolences to the families of those who did not survive. a popular entry way into mexico was shutdown by a group of protesters yesterday. the bridge of americas is located in el paso, texas. mexican farmers staged the protest. they say th
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Jul 10, 2009 5:00am EDT
nations to go along. >> curb xwloebl warming first in america and china will follow. china's not following us anyplace. >> reporter: the president hinted on his own head winds on the issue at home. >> we each have our own politics to contend with. >> reporter: critics aren't backing down. >> what we need to do is to start here in congress by stopping job killing legislation like speaker pelosi's national energy tax. >> reporter: later today, the president heads to ghana, his choice. >> such an admirable example of strong democratic governance by a society. >> reporter: aides say the president will highlight an african success story. he'll visit a former hub of the slave trade. fans eagerly await. >> he is what the ancestors have sent to us. >> reporter: there's been a major cleanup of ghana's capital in anticipation. president obama will deliver a speech on democracy to ghana's parliament. aides say it will be the start of barack obama putting his policy stamp on africa, the continent where his father was born. in washington, brooke hart, nbc news. >> our time right now 5:37. >>>
NBC
Mar 2, 2010 5:00am EST
doing in his new home. >> he's enjoying his spread in china. here's the little guy playing in the snow at the china conservation and research center. his keepers there say he's responding pretty well to commands in chinese. they say he's eating the new bamboo and has discovered a new treat, panda bread. >> tai shan he done write or call. like he forgot us. >> drop us an e-mail. >> something. get a check on our forecast. here's meteorologist tom kierein. >> give him a break. he's a little jet lagged. here, we have mostly cloudy start this morning. temperatures in the mid-to-upper 30s around the metro area and some of the rural areas of virginia shenandoah valley a little below freezing. for the rest of the day maybe a little sun this morning cloudy during the afternoon. rain around the metro area. snow further to the north. we may see some rain change over to periods of wet snow that may leave up to as much as an inch at the most on the ground b dawn tomorrow. but the roads, streets and sidewalks should be wet. during the day on wednesday maybe some pass light rain showers, some light s
NBC
Nov 13, 2009 5:00am EST
japan. this was the president's first trip to asia as president. during his trip, he'll visit china, singapore and south korea. mr. obama and the japanese prime minister expected to discuss the marine base in okina as well as the climate and afghanistan. >> this morning the parents of the so-called balloon boy are expected to plead guilty. both richard and mayumi heene turned themselves in at a larimer county courthouse in colorado. both are expected to plead guilty to false reporting to authorities which is a misdemeanor. richard is also pleading guilty to felony charges of attempting to influence a public servant. according to reports, the plea deals will ensure that mayumi heene is not deported back to japan. to maryland now where federal authorities are trying to seize a mosque and a building rented by the islamic education center in rockville. it's part of a nationwide seizure of properties owned by alavi foundation. the government claims it's funneling money to a bank involved in iran's nuclear program. >>> in the district, two employees of the togo embassy are recovering this
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Dec 18, 2009 5:00am EST
draft agreement. china and u.s. are deeply divided over how best to deal with climate change. >>> 29 very cold degrees out there. major budget woes in virginia. >> state pensions are in the cross-hairs. plus metro says this budget problem is their budget problems, worse than they thought. why it soon could be luck affecting your commute. >> a winter storm warning in effect. you're look at ronald reagan washington national airport where a lot of travellers are trying to get out of town before the big snow arrives. >>> time for weather and traffic on the 1s. it's clear and cold, just to our north, but in washington and points south we're having increasing clouds and temperatures below freezing all around the region. down in the teens out in the mountains. 28 in washington. we're going to see the clouds increasing and thickening throughout the day. getting snow in north carolina. that will be coming our way by this evening, between now and then cloudy, we'll be reaching the mid-30s by mid-afternoon. some light snow developing across virginia and into the metro areas by late evening and
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Jul 6, 2009 5:00am EDT
have been killed and another 800 hurt during rioting in western china. the violence erupted yesterday when locals took to the streets burning and smashing cars and confronting police. it followed a protest in the region against the death of two ethnic muslim factory workers in the southern china area last month. officials say violence is under control now, but traffic has been ordered to stay off the streets to protect against further unrest. >>> a plane carrying ousted honduran president manuel zelaya touched down in nicaragua last night after an unsuccessful attempt to return to honduras. the runway to honduran national airport was blocked, which forced pilots to divert the flight. the exiled president is trying to return to honduras and recapture power after a military coup forced him out of his country. zelaya is vowing to try again today or tomorrow. >>> as we just mentioned, president obama has just arrived in moscow, in russia. there they are, the first family emerging from the door of the plane at this moment. today, the president begins two days of talks with russia's preside
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Nov 15, 2009 6:00am EST
in china, he's heading to south korea where demonstrators are already protesting against the president and the u.s. war in afghanistan. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> 6:40 is your time. 51 degrees. coming up, it brings new meaning to the idea of a romantic dinner. the secret ingredient in what chefs are calling a love dessert. >>> and your eyes aren't deceiving you. that is putin at a rap contest. why he's suddenly a hip hop fa >>> more than a third of all saab dealerships will shut down. general motors is noticing 81 of that dialers. others will stay open understand the ownership of that new company. the closuresart of gm's reorganization agreement. >>> that's not the only big business news. bill griffeth takes a look at what will be making headlines on wall street this week. >> consumers in focus this week with black friday as it's known. the start of the holiday shopping season now less than two weeks away. reports on inflation and retail sales are due this week from the government. also, earnings reports will tell us what american shoppers are buying these days. t
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Jan 13, 2010 5:00am EST
furs, china and champagne. in addition, the marshall service is planning a live auction for other items on february 13g9. you can see the current listings by going to nbcwashington.com and searching "auction." >>> "news4 today" continues now at 5:00 a.m. >>> chaos and devastation in the streets of haiti. a powerful and cots trophic earthquake destroys tens of thousands of homes. rescuers from our area are waiting for their chance too go help. good morning and welcome to "news 4 today." i'm eun yang. >> i'm joe krebs on this wednesday, january 13th. take a live look outside. beautiful picture of the washington monument this morning, pointing towards the skies which are basally clear right now, i believe. we'll find out from tom. 28 degrees, going to get warmer though. >> yes, finally. it does appear we have a warmup, but commencing beginning today, not a big warmup, we'll take every degree we can take. right now it's in the upper 20s in montgomery county and prince george's county, in the mid and upper 20s in fairfax and arlington counties, now 28 in washington, and in the 20s gene
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Jul 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
story on nbcwashington.com. and team usa uniforms were made in china. >>> and where you might see some of the biggest names in basketball around town this weekend. >>> grab an umbrella if you leave the house today. chuck bell is [ crows cawing ] [ male announcer ] strange things happen in the black forest. [ metallic bell toll ] [ car speeding down the road, lightning strikes ] where things aren't always what they seem. [ wolves howling ] because thrills hide in the shadows just waiting at every turn. [ coaster whoosh ] brave the black forest on verbolten. the all-new multi-launch coaster. only at busch gardens. chase freedom isw offering 5% cash back. at gas stations this quarter. wow, thanks! beep. beep. activate your 5% cash back at chase.com/freedom. kids,the constitution our is that forefathers wrote? great? our unified belief in the american dream? yes! those are some of the great things i was thinking of. celebrate america with the tour of america. only at denny's. >>> it took almost two weeks, but gaithersburg finally celebrating the fourth of july. the storm was postponed. the
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Jan 28, 2012 6:00am EST
. >> korean new year, asian new year. china the most popular because of the dragon and we celebrate and ease rice cake soup for good luck and we're going to head out to celebrate today. >> happy ne'w year. >> happy new year to everyone. >>> still i had, one of the largest ill spills in this country's history. what bp executives knew but didn't share as it was spilling into the >> montgomery county police say they have busted at least four massage parlors acting as brothels. police of arrested at least four suspects believed to be running the illegal businesses. detectives say the investigation started last year after seeing ads for the massage parlors on adult internet sites. >> beginning in september 2009, we noticed a rise from internet websites and people from the community, these businesses operating around other business, people starting to notice unusual behavior occurring. >> police believe there are more of these businesses operating in the rockville area. if you have any other information about illegal massage parlor, they ask you to call montgomery county police at 240-773
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Nov 12, 2015 5:00am CST
manipulation they don't dicuss in the agreement." (sot: rand paul/ (r) presidential candidate) "china's not part of this deal." continue in new hampshire. donald trump.. offering few details on how he'd humanely deport 11 million immigrants: (sot: donald trump/ (r) presidential candidate) "well, it's a whole management thing." ben carson - who now says he supports boots on the ground in syria - isn't elaborating on his debate comment that china is involved there: (sot: dr. ben carson/ (r) presidential candidate) "i would have to refer you to some other people." ted cruz and marco rubio seem to be gearing up for a faceoff. this was cruz in new hampshire last night, on rubio and immigration: (sot: ted cruz/ (r) presidential candidate) "when the fight was being fought, where did you stand?" rubio's doubling down on tough talk against russia's leader: (sot: marco rubio/ (r) presidential candidate) "that's what he is - he's a gangster." jeb bush... who held his own amid struggling numbers... is targeting donald trump's promise to send syrian refugees home: (sot: jeb bush/ (r) presidential ca
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May 23, 2010 6:00am EDT
to what went wrong. >>> new today, a deadly morning for public transportation in china. at least 40 people dead in 2 separate accidents. in eastern china, a train derailed. eight died and 50 injured. 250 rescuers are pulling people from the debris there and a fiery crash in northeastern china. a truck and bus hit each other head on. 32 people killed. another 24 injured. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton headed to beijing for economic talks. clinton will stress the importance of free trade and transparency. secretary of the treasury, timothy geithner will join clinton. they will try to win support to punish china for the sinking of a south korean war ship. >> more than a month now and oil still oozing into the gulf. this morning, patience wearing thin. bp is facing mounting criticism and so the government. there is growing concern that the technique for fighting the spill are making the environmental crisis even worse. nbc's jay gray reports. >> reporter: later this morning, the lead administrator from the epa will be back in south louisiana for a closer look at the cleanup effo
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Nov 6, 2015 5:00am CST
climate change. but in both china and the united states, few people say they are change. china and the u-s are the world's largest emitters of carbon dioxide into the air. international negotiations to try to limit greenhouse gas emissions willlltart this month in paris. and according to the pew center poll, an average of 78 percent of respondents - especially the young - said they would support limits on emissions. new research suggests behavioral therapy --- not light --- may be the best way to treat the winter blues. the study included almost 200 people with seasonal affective disorder -- who were treated with six weeks of light therapy or specialized counseling sessions. whililboth methods worked d ll at first -- nearly half of the light therapy recurrence of depression within two winters ... compared to only one- quarter of the counseling group. some bishop heelan high school students got to head out of the classroom to put their art skills to work thursday. they painted animals on the walls of the children's play area at burger king restaurant on hamilton boulevard. "it came
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Jan 13, 2016 5:00am CST
and china both fear the u-s moves will aggravate tension in the region. north korea claimed last week that it had conducted its fourth nuclear test, this time of a more advanced and powerful hydrogen bomb. but the u-s government and other experts are skeptical about the claim. the test has again raised questions among world powers about what can be done to stop the north's nuclear weapons program. turkish police in the mediterranean city of antalya detained three russian nationals today in a raid on suspected according to a private turkish news agency, anti- terrorism police conducted the raids a day after an isis suicide bomber detonated a bomb in istanbul's historic sultanahmet district, killing ten foreigners, most of them german tourists. russia's consulate general in ankara confirmed the detention of the trio. the consul general said the suspects were allegedly in contact with isis fighters in conflict zones and had provided logistical support to the militant group. a woodbury county sheriff's deputy is being credited with saving a woman's life. a woman had been reported missing
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Mar 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
partial government shutdown. >>> china tortured a prominent writer for what he wrote about the government. now that writer lives in northern virginia and he's talking about the inhumane treatment that forced him out of his country and how he's still trying to make an impact. for most, the flag on the front porch flies for pride. >> hang a flag there the first day he moved into this house. >> reporter: at ugia's home in gainesville, it's about freedom from fear. >> translator: there is a big difference between the life he has now and the life back home. >> reporter: from his new quiet virginia community, one of china's most famous dissident writers opens up about his abuse. >> he was tortured by secret police, and they physically bent his fingers backwards and slapped his face and stamped his chest. >> reporter: he has boldly criticized chinese leaders in his writings. it was his 11 books and a dear friendship that almost cost him his life. >> the police were threatening him, saying that it would only take them half an hour to dig a hole there to bury him alive. >> reporter: in
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May 5, 2012 9:00am EDT
guangcheng. he wanted to leave china at one point escaping house arrest and fleeing to the u.s. embassy. chen says his family must come with him to avoid further harassment from the government. >>> the time right now is 9:36. they work around the clock and out of sight to make sure you are safe on the streets of d.c. up next, a look inside the fbi's washington situation room. >>> one and done. why the national christmas tree is already history less than a year after it was planted. >>> the bin laden anniversary, secret trip to afghanistan to announce staying in that country for ten more years and the ending of the war as we know it, a diplomatic crisis, a presidential candidate drops out and the latest report on the number of this election. unemployment. all in a week's work, right? president obama drove the political message in the first half of this week as national security dominated but the white house message was derailed by the diplomatic issue with chen guangcheng while hillary clinton and tim geithner were in china for security talks. on friday another weak jobs report helped ro
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Feb 5, 2012 9:00am EST
death toll continues to mount in the nearly year-long uprising there. >> now, this comes as the china and russia blocked any u.n. action against syria. we have this nbc report especially for news 4 from cairo with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, angie and chris. the united nations vote yesterday in new york has drawn strong condemnation from many countries here in the region and some support. inside syria, supporters of president bashar al assad took to the streets to thank the russians and the chinese for their veto, but all of this happening against the backdrop of continued violence all across the country on sunday, particularly in that city of homs, where activists say on friday there was a massacre that killed more than 200 people. here in cairo, the arab league, which has been leading the charge in trying to solve this conflict, says it is not deterred by the outcome of the united nations security council vote. it will renew its efforts to try to call on president bashar al assad to step aside from power and resolve this peacefully without any international intervention.
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Jan 7, 2016 5:00am PST
. a lot of this fueled by concerns with china, oil prices slide -- the slide of the oil prices. a lot going on right now. we'll have the market opened in a half-hour but futures down 360 points right now. not a good day. a lot of people are dreading. >> and a lot of people dreading being on the roads because it is slick out there. all story county schools are operating on a one-hour delay. we'll keep you posted if we hear any others. this is the only one at this time. >>> let's take a quick peek outside. we have fog, icy roads and patches, nis has been a rough start to the year on wall street and for motorists for sure. >> i will tell you right now. a lot of people will agree with me, driving it and forecasting it, i need a vacation. >> you can go skiing now. >> that is definitely great. water of course is good. we have plenty of snow in the mountains. all great news. i'm exhausted. >> i do not blame you. >> but that is okay. i'll forecast more because we have more rounds of moisture on the way too. as far as this morning is concerned, yes, it is slick in many spots either because of
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Jan 25, 2016 5:00am PST
kerry is pressing for peaceful resolutions. he urges china to take a firmer stance on north korea's nuclear program, after the recent bomb test. secretary john kerry later has plans for cambodia and china. >>> in international news, malaysia and investigators examined the section of debris that washed up in thailand. investigators are trying to determine whether came from the missing malaysia airlines mh370. they spent about 20 minutes is no confirmation the debris came from an aircraft, let alone the vanished airliner that disappeared almost two years ago. the only confirmed peace was found last year in the indian ocean, which borders on >>> "today show" in just a minute. first, here's a preview of "mornings on fox 11". we will be shown something about what you need to know about your closet and organizing it and some tips. plus, we show you how to make pasta salad with avocado in the lunchbox. it is delicious. bill frankmore is happy, the broncos are headed to the super bowl. >>> we will have the highlights, as well as nevada versus u and v. >>> i will let them have this. >> they
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Apr 30, 2010 4:30am EDT
attack on children in china, this time five kindergartners were attacked in eastern china. the state news agency says the man poured gasoline over his body and set himself on fire while holding two children. the man died, but all of the children did survive. yesterday 29 children were hurt when a man attacked them with a knife. five of those children are in serious condition. >>> we have a traffic alert before you head out and about this weekend. the chain bridge is going to be shut down so you better find a detour. the bridge will shut down 8:00 tonight and it will be closed the entire weekend. ddot is doing work on the bridge, meaning no access. the sidewalk will also be closed. the bridge is supposed to reopen 5:00 monday morning. >>> tomorrow there will be a public memorial will to remember a popular principal murdered in his own home. brian betts was the principal of shaw middle school in northwest washington. two weeks ago he was found dead in his home in silver spring. police are looking into whether he might have known his killer. tomorrow's memorial will take place at the st
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Aug 9, 2009 9:00am EDT
hotel plunged into the water below. the typhoon that caused the flooding is moving toward china. one million people have been forced to leave their homes in search of higher ground. >> yeah, have you the hurricane pushing towards hawaii. >> yeah, people are evacuating there, and buying supplies. one of the charts is hinting at an atlantic storm in a week or two. that would be the first one this season. things are starting to change. >> we are not talking about water or storms in this forecast? >> no. it's going to get so hot today and tomorrow. tomorrow will be the peak of the heat. this is easily the hottest weather we have seen all season. it's typical. this year we have been blessed with a cool summer. that will start to change. today, daytime highsmimb90d-s.i. lots of sunshine out there. it's humid a well. and then tomorrow, daytime highs climbing up to 100. with the humidity, it will feel warmer than that. here is what it looks like this morning as we look down on the jefferson memorial. it's hazy out there, and that's because we have so much moisture in place. and it's humid. w
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May 7, 2010 4:30am EDT
kim jong-il is back home this morning. he left china earlier today after a secret five-day visit there. chinese media reports that kim says he's recommitted to restarting similar-nation nuclear disarmament talks that stalled in 2008. he did not give any indication about when those negotiations might resume. >>> 4:37 is the time. still to come, an important recall you should know about before packing or going out to lunch this morning. >>> plus, cross any which way you please. a major d.c. intersection is going to get a little crazy. we'll tell you about a big change. >>> also, help still buried by the help of all the snow. >>> a check of the >>> good morning. time for weather and traffic on this friday morning. we're off to a clear start. we've got that quarter moon in the southeastern sky this morning and it's in the 50s and 60s around the region. highs today climbing into the upper 70s with lots of sun. then we'll have clouds coming in tonight. right now the weather system that might have given us some rain tonight, it appears now it's slowing down, may not give us showers until midd
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Apr 29, 2010 4:30am EDT
. >>> a man stabbed kindergarten students in eastern china, officials say a man with a knife attacked students, two teachers and a security guard. five people right now are in critical condition. now, yesterday a man broke into a primary school in southern china injuring 15 students and a teacher. >>> we're learning this morning that the army doctor accused of opening fire at ft. hood could face the death penalty. hasan is charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and facing 32 counts of attempted premed murder. military prosecutors have not said what punishment they are seeking, but defense lawyers say they have been sent notice they want the death penalty. >>> we're getting a sense of how powerful a magnitude 7.2 earthquake is. it's from mexicali, mexico in the baja california region. two people were killed and hundreds of buildings were damaged. >>> the washington capitals' playoff run is over and it didn't end how most cap fans thought it would end. they lost 2-1 to the canadiens and lost the best of seven series, four games to three. the caps had the best record in the nhl co
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Dec 29, 2009 5:00am EST
china last week before he allegedly crossed. he said it was his duty as a christian to make the journey. he said he was carrying a letter calling on north korean leader kim jong-il to step down. state department officials here in washington say they have seen the reports but they have no positive confirmation that parks is being detained. >>> new today police are looking for the person who slashed several tires at a d.c. auto shop. the vandals struck last night at city auto service in the 1400 block of rhode island avenue northeast. 20 vehicles were tar get and about 50 tires were actually slashed. it's not clear who is responsible or what the motive for the incident might have been. >>> the fbi and the faa are now investigating the attempted theft of a plane in frederick, maryland. police arrested a homeless man early yesterday morning after they say he tried to steal a single-engine piper from the frederick municipal airport. the josh mankiewicz nagged to get behind the controls and taxi the plane across a runway before crashing in the grass. a witness reported seeing a man ru
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Dec 10, 2015 5:00am CST
american automaker will sell a car that was built in china. g-m says it will start selling the buick envision next y yr. it's a crossover s- u-v that was designed in the u-s, but built completely in china. china, and the automaker sells more vehicles there than in the u-s. but critics are blasting g-m for the move, suggesting that cheaper chinese labor could lead to fewer u-s jobs. the united auto workers unioio called on g-m to reconsider its plans and to build the envision at a s plant. the u-s government is suing j-c penney over the marketing of fiber products. u-s officials accuse the retailer of deceiving consumers by advertising textile fiber products a a containing bamboo o d bamboo fiber, when they actually contain rayon. according to a complaint filed by the department of justice and federal trade commission, j-c penney in "numerous instances" deceptively advertised products, such as men's socks, pillow shams and bath rugs, as containing bamboo. the government says the products contained rayon and should have been marketed as containing rayon under the federal textile fiber
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May 22, 2011 6:00am EDT
promoting china over someone else? >> no defense to jims, but this say jimmism. >> jim being jim. >> this is jim being jim moran. >> that's just wrong. >> with that, we say so long. thank you for being with us. "news 4 today" continues right after this. >>> hitting a bad note. the new policy that has some concert fans vowing never to return to one of this area's most popular live music venues ever again. good morning. welcome to "news 4 today." i'm kimberly suiters. aaron gilchrist is truly off today. it's sunday, may 22nd. we'll have much more on that controversy in just a moment. first, though, we want to check on something no one's going to complain about, the weather, with meteorologist chuck bell >> no doubt. >> carbon copy of yesterday, just about? >> very similar to yesterday. a little warmer and a little more humid. as a result, we'll need a couple of shower chances introduced by later on this afternoon. nothing major. nonetheless, just sort of keep a weather eye to the sky, especially the further west you live, up in the mountains, shenandoah valley, those location. a li
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Mar 1, 2016 5:00am CST
-winning films are headed to china! david daniel has that and more in the hollywood minute. << "i ain't afraid to die anymore. already." "the revenant," set in frontier america, is asia-bound. according to deadline, the triple- oscar-winner will open in china on march 18th. it's not the only oscar- winning film headed to china: the same chinese film group has also acquired the rights to "room," starring best actress winner brie larson. "language was developed for one endeavor, and that is..." "uh, to communicate." "no! to woo women." "dead poets society" will try to woo theater- goers! the oscar-winning 1989 movie is bound for the off-broadway stage. "the wrap" reports, new york's classic stage company will feature a musical version of the film about prep school students defying authority, premiering in october. (singing) "what do you mean? oh..." and justin bieber is celebrating his 22nd birthday in las vegas! at least, his new wax statue is! madame tussauds says 20 artists "dedicated" three months updating bieber's tuesday, including more than 50 tattooes. looks like it can do e
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Oct 16, 2009 5:00am EDT
. they'll be available at places like gallery place, china town. let's look at video we caught yesterday of people trying to use their phones on metro, and a lot of them were successful. 20 underground platforms get the service today. then next year, the rest of all the underground platforms. now, what you're talking about, barbara, by 2012 you'll see it everywhere, even tunnel to tunnel, that quiet metro culture will be longgone. congressman dated this expansion in exchange for federal funding. the carriers will pay metro $25 million for 15 years. metro riders had been asking for it, not just for social and business communications but also because of safety. >> if there's an emergency and you have to contact someone, you'll be able to notify them without worrying about not being able to get through. >> it's a very important component for our safety and security needs, definitely. this will allow people to call 911. this will allow people to call in case there -- somebody's having a medical emergency or they need to report something unusual or suspicious. >> reporter: the top 20 stations, t
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Dec 8, 2015 5:00am CST
the united states currently gets imported. it comes from china or the asian countries and we don't know how that shrimp is raised we know how our shrimp is raised," said rachel van zanten. the van zantens say they're happy to provide another option to buy seafood in iowa. snow is melting across siouxland. ben's in next to tell us how much more melting we'll see today. and one man is keeping the christmas spirit alive for one little girl. we'll tell you what he did, << >> << wx timer @ 1:30 after a mild monday,we'll see very similar temperatures today with a bit more cloud cover overhead which could squeeze out a few sprinkles if not an isolated shower. highs in the 50s and lows in the 30s will be the new norm this week with a good mixture of clouds and sunshine with some stronger winds expected on thursday. temperatures will cool back down to the upper 30s and lower 40s over the weekend with cloudier skies. showers do appear to be possible saturday night and sunday, so we'll see how those chances play out in the coming days. see graphics. an ordinary trip to walmart turned into a l
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Apr 12, 2010 4:30am EDT
south africa which gave up its nuclear program. the u.s. wants china to support sanctions against iran. >> iranians have to decide that its own security is better served by not having nuclear weapons than by having them. >> reporter: iran has been enriching uranium for electricity. north korea is also a concern. the world fears an atomic bomb can get in the hands of terrorists. >> the ramifications politically and economically and security perspective would be devastating. >> reporter: president obama said the leaders are coming with specific ideas on,000 secure all the loose nukes out there. notably absent is israel. its prime minister pulled out fearing criticism from muslim countries here. >> the israeli government will be represented at a very high level. they share our deep concern about nuclear terrorism. >> reporter: president obama says so does the world. so, today we'll see more arrivals, the official greeting, a working dinner and then the main discussion starts tomorrow. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >>> we're following breaking news from new york city this mornin
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May 3, 2010 4:30am EDT
is paying a rare visit to china. there's high security surrounding a chain that's crossed into china from north korea. kim jong-il rarely travels abroad but had been rumored to be planning a trip to neighboring china. after the train crossed the border, a convoy of limousines was reported to arrive at a hotel. >>> united and continental are expected to announce plans to form the world's largest airline. the new airline would be based in chicago and go by the name united. both airlines' shareholders would have to approve the merger. the deal would also need approval from antitrust regulators. >>> snow days in prince george's county could get longer. the school district is proposing extending days by ten minutes beginning on may 10th. the district may fall a bit short of the 990 hours of instruction time required by the state because of the snow days they received. the school board will vote on wednesday. many school districts in our area have added a day or two to the calendar or received waivers of instructional time requirements. >> remember those scenes? now it's hot and humi
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Mar 21, 2010 9:00am EDT
men in china tried to walk up a steep mountain cable and they quit. they were trying to set a record for speed, distance, and difficulty. attempted to walk 5,900 feet on a wire that's 1,600 feet long. the first guy fell. you see him on the wire. he says he only hurt his leg and then he quit. the secon guy gave up after his shoes got covered in oil and it became dangerously slippery for him, and then he quit. >> amazing it took all that to decide, you know, this isn't a good idea. >> sometimes you got to see these things coming, you know? >>> 9:44 light now. justin joins us with a look at the weather. bright sunshine happening today. >> another day where you're seeing plenty of shorts and sandals, i'm sure, around from the people walking around town. yes, another mid-maylike day as high temperatures soar in the low to mid 70s. somewhat on the cool side on average for this time of day, this time of year. lots of mid to high level clouds starting to move in from the southwest and enough sunshine to get through. warming us up quickly. low 50s. light breezes coming in. and the southwest o
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Jan 17, 2010 9:00am EST
. and that is in part, fascinatingly, because of china's geography. it's hard for groups of pandas to get together and form larger herds or groups or families. and so that's a real impediment to them being hurt. and also the pacific walrus. this is a factor of global warming and loss of ice where they rest and raise their young. >> as long as we're outside, let's look at some plant life as well. >> that's right. you might think that once you've seen tree bark, you've seen all the tree bark that there is. but in tuesday's "kidspost," we encourage kids to get out in the winter and look at some of the amazing bark. this is a tree bark called muscle wood. if you look at it, you can figure where it gets its name from. but there are great places around town. this is black locust, it's very rich, particularly good for bug life and you can see the differences in tree bark that helps -- and what they help. this is devis walking stick. aptly named. and people like the arboretum or brookside gardens are wonderful places to go explore. >> let's quickly take a look at the sk >> the sky. a wonderfu
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Nov 28, 2009 9:00am EST
crash in china. they were aboard a plane from zimbabwe leaving shanghai's main airport. chinese media says the tail struck the ground on takeoff and veered off the runway. a fourth american on the seven-member crew is injured but his condition is unknown. >>> at least 30 are dead and dos missing after a ferry cap sighed in bangladesh. the boat was at a terminal in southern bangladesh when the accident happened. rescuers say women and children are among the dead. the ferry was packed with people going home for an islamic festival. there were reportedly more than 1500 people on board the fey, but many had already gotten off when it capsized. >>> investigators believe a bomb is to blame for a deadly train derailment in russia. at least 26 people died when the passenger plane went off the track on the way from moscow to st. spetersburg and investigators said they found traces of explosives. a similar accident happened two years ago on the same rail line after a bomb blew up on the track. the men accused in that attack are believed to have ties to chechen rebels. >>> 9:09 the time, 42 degr
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Jul 3, 2011 8:00am EDT
from? >> there was china. >> what? seriously? >> yeah. or was it japan some somewhere in the far east. >> it was odd things that you can't belive people would have guessed. >> we need to talk to our nephews and nieces and godchildren and remind them about your nation's history. you found that poll, didn't you? >> tom sherwood found it earlier in the week. >> he was outraged. >> yeah. it's a little surprising. >> people are like let's party. let's cookout. happy fourth of july. >> good morning. how are we doing today? >> well, we'd be better if the sun-woo shine and we wouldn't be awakened by thunderstorms. >> true, true. >> other than that, we're happy to be here. >> right now we have the in between now. the lull in the atmosphere. we'll get some dry weather a little while. maybe some peeks of sunshine. then firing up more showers and thunderstorms again. 74 is where we're at. humidity is high. 87%. winds southwesterly at 8 miles per hour. other numbers from around the region. everybody's pretty uniform between 70 and 72. 73 in quantity quo and leopardtown. good morning. winchester, y
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Nov 6, 2010 6:00am EDT
he'll t to diffuse growing economic and political tensions between india and china. >>> former presidentgeorge w. bush has some eraordinarily difficult moments during his presidency, and faced harsh criticism every day. one comment from a famous rapper that he called the worst movement his presidency. >> george bush doesn't care about black people. >> that shocking statement came from kanye west during a telethon for victims of hurricane katrina. west has since apologized saying we're all too quick to pull out the race card. with an interview with "the today show" host matt lauer the president said the comment represented an all time low for him. >> do you remember what he said? designee called me a racist >> he said george bh doesn't care about black people. >> heaid i was a racist. i didn't appreate it then, i don't appreciate it now. it's one thing to say i don't appreciate how he handles his business, it's another to say he's a racist. i resent, it's not true and one of the most disgusting moments of my presidency. >> president bush told matt lauer it was a huge mistake for
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Nov 27, 2010 9:00am EST
marines killed in that take. china, north korea's ally urged both north and south korea to show restraint. >>> this morning u.s. officials are doing preetive damage control. wikileaks plans to release state department documents. hillary clinton has reached out to foreign leaders about the expected release. >> reporter: u.s. officials tell nbc news that the upcoming docume release from the website wikileaks contains top secret information so damaging it could threaten the s.t.a.r.t. treaty ratification with the russians. according to the officials the information contained in classified cables reveals secrets behind the s.t.a.r.t. negotiations and claims by the russian leadership information that could provide ammunition to republicans. >> they won't be surprised that americans say derogatory things about them. what they are upset about is it's being leaked to the public. >> reporter: there's serious concerns that it could threaten counterterrorism operations in afghistan and yemen. in afghanistan where the president has already come under fire for afghan corruption and questions
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