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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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Feb 4, 2010 5:00am EST
we'll have tips on how to weather proof your home. >>> happening today, a big delivery for china and a big loss for us. going to be a big dichlt day for panda fans. in just a matter of hours tai shan will be leaving. the national zoo has been his home since he was born. he's off to china and traveling in style. we have more on tai shan's plans. >> reporter: behind me we have a shot of his luggage. he has a 15 hour flight. let me show you exactly how he's moving. tai shan has a crate that he'll move in. this is like a large fannie dog crate, four feet wide, six feet long, six feet high. there's a waste pan that can be removed without opening the cage. he'll be loaded into that at 8:00 a.m. so he can head on to china. yesterday tai shan's fello washingtonians came to say farewell. today tai shan has a tight schedule to keep. he'll be loaded into his crate at 8:00 a.m. at 8:45 he'll be in the back of a fedex truck. by 9:00 he hits the riggs road to at the airport where he'll fly 15 hours nonstop to china. the panda express, the 777, the world's largest cargo plain. the 4 1/2-year-old will
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
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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. >>>
NBC
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. >>
NBC
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
NBC
Nov 16, 2009 5:00am EST
china's government. the students were hand-picked and coached. >> thank you so much for your hospitality. >> reporter: earlier, the president met with government leaders in shanghai. one that highlighted sales higher. >> i think they can learn from their opportunities here. >> reporter: in beijing today, mr. obama meets with president hu jintao. the u.s. is a huge market for cheap products. china has lent hundreds of billions of fund stimulus efforts here. and president obama will spend two days in beijing. you mentioned he just arrived there a short time ago. combatting climate change and nuclear programs in twi wan and north korea. >> thanks very much. >>> we're learning more about "going rogue." that's the new book win by former alaskan governor, sarah palin. palin is using the book to explain her side of the 2008 presidential campaign. she blames that handlers of the campaign kept her bottled up. he has called her account, all fiction. that's what he says about her. he mentioned in the book, the campaign's other woman, then-senator hillary clinton. palin said if she would ever have c
NBC
Nov 17, 2009 5:00am EST
false positives. >>> president obama continues his trip to china today. focusing on the economy and security issues in his meeting with chinese leaders. brooke hart has the latest. >> good morning. a lot of talk of cooperation this morning in china. and president obama pledged that spending habits in washington will change. from his arrival in beijing's great hall of the people, to the ceremony inside, it was a stage managed welcome for president obama. every detail preset before a series of meetings between the two arguably most influential world leaders. >> the american people are interested in stronger relations with the people of china. >> reporter: looking to reassure america's biggest creditor, president obama pledged tighter budgeting in the u.s. >> a strategy where america saves more, spends less, reduces ng-term debt, and where china makes adjustments across a broad range of policies. >> reporter: the president provided china to take a tougher line toward iran and north korea a tough sell to pyongyang's neighbor. and president obama says the two agreed to clean energy initi
NBC
May 20, 2012 9:00am EDT
activist that made a daring escape from house arrest in china is in the u.s. his arrival comes after weeks of diplomatic wrangling. >> reporter: he arrived in new york city saturday, what he considers his first taste of freedom in nearly seven years. >> translator: for the past seven years i have never had a day's rest, so i have come here for a bit of recuperation in body and in spirit. >> reporter: more than three weeks ago the blind human rights activist escaped from house arrest in china and sought sanctuary at the u.s. embassy in beijing, sparking a strain between the two nations. diplomats worked out a plan to allow him safe travel to the united states. it was a compromise that allowed his wife and children to join him. >> translator: at the most critical junctures, the american embassy in china provided a safe haven, and the american government has provided great assistance. >> reporter: chen is a self-taught lawyer who was emprisoned after fighting forced abortions in his country. >> translator: i hope everybody works with me to promote justice and fairness in china. >> repor
NBC
Jul 27, 2009 5:00am EDT
will address the opening session of the first u.s.-china strategic and economic dialogue there at thee. therefore, we'll show you this information on your screen, just to bang it into your head so you know that 14th street will be closed between constitution and pennsylvania avenues all day today. from 5:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. for what d d.o.t. is calling a special event. motorists who use 14th street are advised to take these detours. inbound 14th street northbound, you probably want to take the southeast-southwest freeway and exit 12th street or 7th street for downtown access. if you have to go outbound on 14th street, that's southbound, you'll want to use 9th street, and then continue on the southeast-southwest freeway, inbound into virginia. these delays are expected throughout the morning and throughout the afternoon. d did-dot is telling commuters is telling commuters, if you don't have to drive, don't. they're suggesting you take metro or find alternate ways to get around downtown. they recommend that. especially this morning. we'll check back in with you. every half-hour
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Feb 12, 2016 6:30am PST
the hospital last week after having had fever symptoms when he returned to china following a recent trip to venezuela swell la. that man remains in quarantine at a hospital in the eastern china area, and doctors say symptoms, which include skin rash and fever, are now fading. >>> meanwhile pregnant women in usa has tested positive for the zika virus after traveling overseas. health officials held a news conference earlier today to say the woman was diagnosed with zika after returning from a country where the mosquito-borne virus was prevalent. they declined to release any other details of the the second case in a week after a pregnant woman was also diagnosed with zika after traveling abroad. most people who contract the zika virus have mild or no symptoms. it is suspected of causing a birth defect that results in babies born with about normally small heads. tim, over to you. >> thank you, bill. >>> if you're traveling today, no delays to report for you. check with the airline for possible delays on your this. >>> we're going to send it over to "the today show" in a minute. first he
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Nov 29, 2009 6:00am EST
relationship with china. i think seems to be taking a precedence. that is my concern. that, again, politics is becoming more important than addressing the humanitarian rights issues and the crisis. so i think it is disappointing that the president didn't raise it but i think it's there. but for whatever reason they chose not to publicly address it. >> yeah. well, i'm very disappointed. i think he should have raised it. however, a lot of this is financial support we're talking about. and china is all over the ntinent of africa. as a matter of fact, they're referring to it now as economic colonialism. so it is really up to us, the people viewing this discussion. it's really up to us. we're the ones who should be prodding the president to make sure he addresses this issue. but it is disappointing. i think he had the attention of the world. if he would have uttered, said, look, you've got to help us resolve the genocide in darfur. you've got to help us to bring far nd darfurians back and create a stable sudan. that would have gone a long way in putting this back on the center page instead of wh
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Jun 16, 2012 6:00am EDT
shut down and the area evacuated around the plant. >>> right now china is preparing to launch their first female astronaut into space. here is a live look at the rocket on the launchpad. yu lang will travel with other restaurant to the international space station. china launched the bus-sized station into orbit. the astronauts will perform the medical tests during a ten-day mission and test the station's ability to support life for extended periods. >> looks like it's about to take off any moment now. >> we'll keep our eye on it. road trip warnings for those with a lead foot. >> where police are hiding out to catch aggressive drivers. >> plus why grabbing a taxi just got a little cheaper. >>> that is liftoff of the rocket out of china, with the fae mel astronaut. >> she'll travel to china's first space station. they're calling it teengong one. they're attempting to become only the third country to establish a permanent space station. >> we'll keep watching it. [ lech ] dietary acids can affect the healthiest of teeth... there's hidden acids in a lot of the foods we eat. salad dressi
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Oct 28, 2015 5:00am CDT
, costs the u.s. $400-billion in china, and $70-billion in japan. "they're leaders are beating us," said trump, they're smarter, sharper, and more cunning." the billionare businessman says, if elected, he'd negotiate better deals to cut tariffs, and sell more american-made products overseas. "nobody can do it like i can do it," trump said. trump says those steps could prompt u.s. companies to create more jobs. and, he made a promise. "if i don't get rid of $100-billion in four years, get rid of me," trump said. few in this room would agree to do it as trump tries to shore up support with less than 100 days until the iowa caucus. in sioux city, with chief photographer jordan ogren, matt breen, ktiv news 4. >> trump did take a swipe at the democrats. of hillary clinton he said, quote "legally, she called bernie sanders a "socialist- slash- communist." and, when talking about martin o'malley, and his single-digit poll numbers, trump asked, quote "what's he doing?" trump's visit to sioux city wasn't met entirely with all cheers. in fact, more than 650 people staged a protest outside w
NBC
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
NBC
Nov 28, 2010 9:00am EST
. this morning china calling for an emergency meeting in homes of calming tensions among north and south korea. china wants negotiators from the six nation nuclear talks group to meet in beijing in earl december. the request came after south korea started military exercises with t u.s. navy despite warnings from north korea today. shortly after north korea fired artillery rounds but did not hit south korea. analysts say the show of force with the joint military drills won't change much. >> this is the kind of thing that we do often with the north koreans. it's just frustrating cause it's getting us nowhere. and, meanwhile, they are getting ady to build more nuclear weapons. that's the dilemma. >> a north korean attack last week killed four peopleon south korea's yeonpyeong island. today's military drills were scheduled well before that attack. >>> today the website wikileaks expected to release classified state at the present time documents. the government warns the release could put people at risk and do damage to america's international standing. the documents include cables that are t
NBC
May 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >>> now, a man that made a daring escape in china is in the u.s. here is nbc's francis coe with the story. >> he arrived in new york city saturday, what he considers his first taste of freedom in nearly seven years. >> reporter: for the past seven years, i have never had a day's rest so i have come here for a day of recuperation in body and spirit. >> reporter: he escaped from house arrest in china and sought sanctuary at the u.s. embassy in beijing. american officials negotiated with chinese leaders to allow chen to be admitted into a hospital, and there was a plan to allow safe travel to the united states. it's a compromise that allowed his wife and children to join him. >> the american embassy in china provided a safe haven, and the american government has provided great assistance. i hope everybody works with me to promote justice and fairness in china. >> now, chen is on american soil and set to begin his studies at new york university, and for many he is a example of courage and defiance. >>> the group voted on the resolution in miami. it comes two weeks after president obama
NBC
Dec 5, 2010 9:00am EST
wikileaks controversy. one of the classified doments that was released last week ows that china's leaders ordered computer experts to hack search engine google. the memo wasent by the u. embassy in beijing to washington. it says high-ranking leaders in china's communist party ordered the hack because a senior leader und search results critical of himself. they have been at odds because of china's efforts to censor the search engine. authorities say they're close to arresting wikileaks founder julian assange on rape charges. assange denies the allegations and says if arrested he will release even more classified documents. pay pal cut off the site's account used to collect donations. they say wikileaks is engaged in illegal activity. >>> virginia democrats have named longtime state senator brian moran to run the state's party. he has been named the virginia democrat party chaman. he was elected to the house of delegates in '96, resigned in '08 for an unsuccessful run. they are looking for a new face to lead their party as they struggle to recapture the momentum after barack obama w
NBC
Apr 13, 2010 4:30am EDT
world's nuclear weapons. he's already made some progress, thanks to china and the ukraine. tracey potts has more from capitol hill. >> reporter: china's president, hu jintao, said he's join negotiations to maintain tough sanctions against iran. that's a big deal, china has reluctant to crack down on iran, because iran provides a lot of chine's oil. >> they have already said publicly that if iran acquires the type of weapons capability, they would use it. >> today world leaders are discussing how to secure all the world's nuclear material, especially in vulnerable countries like india and pakistan. >> it's like money in the bank. some banks were, it's not well protect and there's some banks where it's remarkably well protected. >> ukraine has agreed to give up all of its highly enriched uranium nuclear fuel. the white house was asked whether americans may be reluctant to store it. >> i think they'd feel far more secure knowing that that material is under safe lock and key and guard in this country. rather than potentially floating around somewhere else. >> the u.s. will help pay to help
NBC
Nov 21, 2009 6:00am EST
are for proprietary groups only. >>> we are following a developing story right now out of china where 31eople are dead and 82 others are trapped after an explosion in a coal mine. the explosion was reportedly caused by a gas backup. the government says more than 500 people were working in the mine at the time. and about 400 of them managed to escape. china's mines are 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 ghan in the ft. hood shooting. the hearing won't be held anywhere near a courtroom. instead major nidal hasan's hearing will be held in the hospital where he's 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 state department official walter kendall myers and
NBC
Nov 12, 2009 5:00am EST
greets troops in alaska today before heading to japan and china. japan wants to pull out of supporting the u.s. in afghanistan as mr. obama decides whether to send more troops there. what's important is he make a decision and make it reasonably soon. >> reporter: america's top commander wants 40,000 more troops. our top afghan diplomat questions that. president obama is pushing for the afghan government to take more responsibility. >> go back to focusing on al qaeda, back to pushing back taliban to the extent that we can stabilize karzai's government. >> reporter: this morning the president talks about the economy before traveling to china which holds a trillion dollars in u.s. debt. >> they are very heavily invested in the u.s. economy itself and in the u.s. dollar in particular. and so if we mismanage our economy and the dollar falls precipitously, that's going to cause china a great deal of wealth. >> reporter: anls say don't expect specific policies out of this trip. it's mostly to smooth over relations. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >> another tragedy for a d.c. family that
NBC
Aug 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
its medal lead over china. tracy potts has a look at today where the u.s. could bring home the gold. >> the u.s. women's relay team starts this afternoon's 4x400 meter final in first place and not feeling the pressure. >> what an exciting race. these young ladies, a pleasure to run with. >> half an hour later the men's shorter relay looked for team usa in lane seven. >> we trust each other, i trust these guys. we can stick around and turn it up a couple notches, we're ready to go. >> flower power could power alicia mon tanno to the medal stand and the hottest ticket in london. three americans take on britain's favorite. >> try to get that goal that i'm looking for. >> the divers who won bronze together here last week compete against each other today. and we can see two more women's teams land on top. volleyball's tonight. the u.s. versus brazil. just like four years ago. brazil won last time, but this time the u.s. is top ranked, seeking their first gold medal. and basketball, the women's final against france tonight. >> at this point, you just have to trust the players. because the
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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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Feb 5, 2010 5:00am EST
china, plus metro says it's going to be ready for the snow but teague has a message for ridesers. that's coming up. >> a whole lot of shoppers are disappointed. one store got so crowded they turn people away. >> they turned us away. i need food. >>> 5:45 is our time. 35 degrees. taking a live look out at ronald reagan washing closings and ear dismissals to tell you about in anticipation of this big winter storm headed our way. first an alert for government workers, the federal government will now be operating understand an aunt scheduled leave policy today with a four hour early dismissal i effect. d.c. public schools will close at noon today. >> in maryland prince george's county schools are closing three hours early today, montgomery county schools are closing 2 1/2 hours early. anne arundel county schools will close two hours early. carroll county schools will close two hours and 45 minute early and frederick county schools will close 3 1/2 hours early. >> alexandria city, arlington county, fairfax county, prince william, loudoun county schools, clark, culpeper, fauquier, fred
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Jul 13, 2009 5:00am EDT
2.57%. china's shanghai lost 1.07%. to wall street now, where the dow futures are also pnting to a negative opening. the dow finished last week by losing 36 points, closing at 8146. the nasdaq gained three points, closing at 1756. >> well, good news for drivers headed out the door this morning. gasoline prices are down once again. nationwide it costs $2.53 a gallon, that's down about 8 cents from a week ago. in d.c., we're paying $2.63. maryland, $2.49. virginia, $2.41. >> still ahead this morning on "news 4 today," drivers beware of a wide load. why a tractor-trailer could slow down many drivers in virginia today. >> why members of congress want an investigation into the actions of the bush administration. the secrets former vice ck cheney aen hmmm... well... naaa... yeah! calculating for getaway. ♪ find your way to a perfect destination at busch gardens... and water country usa... where family-fun surrounds you... and world-class rides astound. start at buschgardens.com. i just take a sip of my coffee coolatta from dunkin' donuts. and suddenly i'm invigorated with a burst of ic
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Nov 28, 2010 6:00am EST
doing some damage control. she has reached out to china, germany, saudi arabia, britain and afghanistan. the state department has also sent a letter to wikileaks and says publication of the documents would be illegal and demand the website stop the release. >>> in iowa huneds turned out yesterday for a sarah palin book signing, an event she insists was not political. iowa hosts the caucuses that kick off the campaign season. she said she was in des moines to promote her new book "america by heart" and that's all. still, the former alaska governor has hinted at a 2012 run. palin is expecd to return to iowa on thursday for another event. >>> today on "meet the pss" dick durbin and jon kyl talk about whether democrats and republicans can work together to fix the economy and put americans back to work. the two will also weigh in on whether tsa patdowns can be less invasive without sacrificing security. "meet the press"egins at 10:30 here on nbc 4. >>> d.c. police are looking for a bicyclist who hit two people and kept goi. police say the suspect was riding a bmx-type bike. he hit kwan and s
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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.
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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
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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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
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Nov 8, 2009 9:00am EST
controversy with a visit to india. it's not far from the disputed india-china border. they say this is infringing on china's claims to the town. india is defending the trip and saying the dalai lama is free to travel throughout the country. >>> in pakistan a commander is taking responsibily for a bombing that killed a mayor and 11 others. a suicide bomber blew himself up as the mayor of a village was standing in the market. the mayor was targeted because he was helping fight the militants. >>> now to the ft. hood shooting. the military says it found no evidence connecting the shooter to any terror groups. nidal malik hasan remains in intensive care in the hospital. he is breathing on his own. 17 victims from the shooting are also in the hospital. the military says hasan is the only suspect in the shooting, and will likely face military justice instead of federal criminal charges. and one of the wounded was a police officer. authorities say she was the first to fire on major hasan. and nbc's janet shamblyan has the story. >> reporter: many r from the danger, but a petite mother of two r
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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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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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Dec 2, 2015 5:00am CST
, china. china turned u-s corn away in november 2013, when traces of viptera turned up in a shipment of u.s. corn. some claim that cost the u.s. corn industry as much as $3 billion. compensatory damages, and punitive damages. his suit was filed on monday in federal court in sioux city. << >> stocks started the month strong yesterday economic data from japan and europe as well as hopes the european central bank will expand its stimulus program. trading remained relatively quiet yesterday ahead of this week's release of the government's monthly jobs survey and a federal reserve meeting later this month. the dow rose 168 points. the nasdaq rose 48 points to 5,156. and the s&p 500 rose 22 points. fire and burn hazards have prompted harbor freight tools to recall more than one-and-a-half million cordless drills. the recall involves about one-point-seven million drill master 18-volt cordless drills. the company has received 25 reports of the drill switch overheating, including six reports of burns to the hands and fingers, and five reports of minor property damage. the drills were sold nation
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Jan 20, 2011 6:00am EST
against love per. >>> this morning china's esident heads to capitol hill. he will meet wit some of the same lawmakers who skipped his state dinner last night. aaron gilchrist has details. >> nancy pelosi was thenly top congressional leader to attend the dinner last night. many in congress have long been critical of china and see it as anconomic threat to the u.s. still, president and mrs obama made gooon an american take decision and welcomed president hu to the white hous more than it 20 guests from former presidents toelebrities to politicia spread throughout three frooms that official state dinner. earlier in the day, both leaders addressed a divide on human rights isss in china, they also met with business leaders to talk economic mr. obamannounced a $45 million trade deal as busine leaders maintained concerns about china keeping its curncy article officlly low. still, t tone of last night's toasts were collegial. >> to ourpeople, the citizens of the peopl of the republican of china a the united states of erica. may they gw together in friendship, may they prper gether in peace. >>
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May 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
injury he suffered when he escaped house arrest. >>> and this comes as china's top diplomat is criticizing secretary of state hillary clinton for human rights remarks she made. in beijing she urged china to protect the rights of its citizens. she did not mention chen by name. clinton is in china to talk about major economic as well as security issues including iran and north korea. >>> so if you stayed up late for the caps game, it may have been hard to fall asleep. after nearly five hours, heartbreak as marian gaborik fired home the game-winner to beat the caps 2-1 in three overtimes. the teams traded goals in the second period with defensiveman john carl southern scoring the only goal for the game for the caps. after that it was a goalie duel with rookie brayden holtby blocking 45. the team stays positive. >> i'm sure we'll be fine. we've lost in overtime playoffs already and we found a way to bounce back. we're a lot mentally tougher team than we have been in the past. >> that's the way it goes. we western able to get the goal tonight but it's not going the deter us. >> the
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Nov 15, 2009 9:00am EST
china, he is headed to south korea. demonstrators are already protesting against the president and the u.s. war in ghanistan. brian moore, nbc news, washington. >> president obama is calling on myanmar to release political protestors. >>> virginia's governor got an up close look at the damage. tim kaine visited areas where the nor'easter created heavy rain and high tooiides along th coast. yesterday governor kaine said he will ask for federal assistants to help rebuild. >> the home is the most important anything has, so it's more than a physical thing, really it's an extension of who you are. when you see the damage much not just appliances, but family pictures and heirlooms and things you may not be able to recover, it's sad to see it. >> governor kaine already declared a state of emergency in virginia. >>> 9:07 is your time. 55 degrees. the big change coming up to some of the taxicabs in the district. "going rogue," palin's new book before it hits shelves. and the mccain campaign tried to control what she ate. >>> you have to be careful what people >>> d.c. cabs are getting wheel
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Jul 31, 2012 4:30am EDT
combined with solid scores all around by china dropped the american team all of the way to fifth place. china ends up winning the gold, japan the silver and great britain took the bronze. ryan lochte hopes to shake off a disappointing day in the pool today. he finished in fourth place in the 200 meter freestyle. frenchman agnel took home the gold. second straight day he has tortured american swimmers. on sunday he came from behind in the final leg of the relay to help france defeat the u.s. lochte will be in the 4 x 200 meter freestyle relay. >> 17-year-old misty franklin took home her first ever gold medal as she squeezed out a win in the backstroke. second out of 11 who won with her parents cheering her on from the stands. she will go for her third medal later today in the 200 meter freestyle. we will have much more olympic coverage ahead on "news4 today." our hone dan hellie will join us live from london in the next hour. and, of course, you, tom, danella, and me, we all decided for some reason to try our hand at some of the sports. wait until you see how we did when it came to jave
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Jul 23, 2009 5:00am EDT
. >>> what we're now learning about how soon those local students quarn teamed in china will be released. >>> and a terrifying video of a light rail train colliding on the track. >>> plus, how you can find the location of speed cameras before you even get behind the wheel. >>> and here's your liz on the money money saving tip on the day. >> college students need to know as much about money as their parents. here are a couple of tips. don't hang out with the big spenders. you're probably competing with their parents' deep pockets. and take advantage of campus activities. your student i.d. can save you lots of cash. i'm liz crensha >>> take a look at this individual why out of san francisco. shows last week's light rail crash that injured more than 60 passengers. watch it again. you can see the fst train sitting on the platform when the second traen slams right into about. two people remain in the hospital including the operator of the striking train. investigators are focusing on human error as the cause of this crash after finding in indications of any mechanical or systems failure. >>>
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Mar 10, 2010 5:00am EST
released from quarantine to make sure he didn't bring over illnesses. he arrived in china last month to join a panda breeding program. the staff says tai shan is adjusting well. >> the chinese must be wondering when he sits there and says howdy. it doesn't tr it's definitely expensive having a growing family and it's something that you think about. we try to be conscious of that and plan out our meals so that we can feed everyone on a budget. at giant, we know saving money is important. every time you shop with your card, you can enjoy thousands of real deal savings and weekly specials, and strawberries, 1-pound container, 2 for $4. this week only. it makes me feel good because we're saving money, and that works for me. only with your giant card. host: could switching to geico 15% or more on car insurance? host: does charlie daniels play a mean fiddle? ♪ fiddle music charlie: vo: geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >>> another accident for the second time in a matter of days, a driver complains of losing control of the car while behind the wheel of
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Jan 19, 2011 6:00am EST
nbc 4. >> what president obama will be talking about tay with the president of china. when the two meet at the white house. teeratures above freezing, teeratures above freezing, foggy out until i lookt the gumline. the problem is, you could have plaque along your gumline at can lead to gingivitis. in fact, one in two adults actually has gingivitis and mit not even know . that's why i recommend new crest pro-health clinical gum protection toothpaste. it helps elimite plaque at the gumline, helping prevent gingivitis. and it's been clinically pven help reverse it... in just four wee. it also protects these other areas dentists check most. new crest pro-health clinical toothpaste. for healthier gums. ♪ my country ♪ 'ti of thee ♪ sweet land ♪ of liberty ♪ of thee i sing [ laughs ] ♪ oh, land ♪ where my fathers died ♪ land of the pilgrims' pride ♪ from every mountainside ♪ let freedom rin ♪ >>it is 6:11, i am meteorologist tom kierei dealing with a couple of weather issues, patchy ice, northern loudoun county, stern howard, washington county in maryland, and the sh
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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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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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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 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. >>>
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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
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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 10, 2011 9:00am EDT
. >> the dalai lama's visit has come with some controversy. after his meeting on thursday, china warned the u.s. to stay out of its affairs. he denies china's claims that he supports violence for an independent tibet. >>> two small planes were intercepted over camp david this weekend. nor rad said one was out of radio communication around noon yesterday when it crossed into restricted airspace. two f-15s were scrambled and escorted the plane to a nearby airport. the second had to be escorted around 7:00 p.m. in the last month, two other incidents in camp david airspace while president obama was at the compound. >>> japan rattled this morning after a magnitude 7 earthquake shook the country four months after a devastating quake and tsunami. it hit on the northeast coast prompting residents and the damaged fukushima nuclear plant to be evacuated. a tsunami warning was also issued. so far no damage has been reported from the tsunami or quake. the fukushima nuclear plant lost power but so far no reports of any additional damages at the plant, still struggle to go keep its reactors cool. tha
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