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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 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
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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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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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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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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Jun 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
presence could lead to tensions with china. panetta says he believes it could lead to a partnership for countering drug programs and humanitarian aid. >> our effort to renew and intensify our involvement in asia is fully compatible with the development and growth of china. >> as of march, the u.s. navy has a fleet of 282 ships. this includes support vessels. >>> the time right now is 6:37. how the fallout from the komen controversy with planned parenthood is impacting today's race for the cure. >>> the resources available today for those in the market today for those in the market todad look, you can get eggs, bacon and pancakes for $4. umm. in my day, you get eggs, bacon and pancakes, and it only cost you $4. the $4 everyday value slam. one of 4 tasty choices for $4 off the 2-4-6-8 value menu. only at denny's. >>> welcome back. today thousands of people will be in d.c. for the annual race for the cure. the race starts at 8:00 on the washington monument grounds and ends near the national air and space museum. participation appears to be down this year. jane explains why a fund raising f
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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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Dec 5, 2009 9:00am EST
beloved residents. tai an. the dan had a heading back to china early next year is not just animals that will be sad to see him go. many business owners might have a tough time saying good-bye as well. he's no record bear. andis departure will be no ordinary event. >> i think it is going to have an impact because many times when i come here the crowds, they really come for to watch him and watch the other pandas. >> may slow down a little bit. because i know he's the main draw for the zoo. our kids in particular. >> reporter: tai shan the first surviving panda cub born at the national zoo captured hearts 4 1/2 years ago and is now breaking them as he prepares to head to china at the beginning of 2010. >> i'm sorry. we are going to miss him. we love him. >> reporter: his departure is part of an agreement with the chinese government. like his parents he is on loan to the zoo as part of a breeding and conservation program. >>ery difficult time for us because the zookeepers, we are very attached to him. >> it is sad. but, you know, as i understand it, it is going back to be part of a breedin
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Feb 12, 2012 9:00am EST
. >>> can rick santorum keep up the momentum? president obama hosts an important meeting with china and the administration's 2013 budget plan is released. i'm andrew gross substituting for dominico montanaro and this is "the week ahead." on monday, the gop campaigns stay out west. mitt romney will hold a raleigh eye in mesa, arizona, while santorum will be in washington state. and it's budget day in washington as the president's 2013 budget starts rolling off the printing presses and into the hands of congress. on tuesday, president obama will host the vice president of china, xi jingping at the white house. the relationship has been rocky of late with differences on syria and iran. and on friday, newt gingrich will campaign in his home state of georgia while romney attends a fund-raiser in boise, idaho. that's it for me. i'm andrew gross and that's your look at "the week ahead." >>> welcome to "news 4 today." i'm chris gordon. >> and i'm angie goff. our big story this morning, the death of whitney houston. >> the pop icon was found dead in her los angeles hotel room last night. nbc's jinah
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Apr 25, 2010 9:00am EDT
sandstorms swept across several provinces in western china yesterday. sands darkened the sky. cities were left in a cloud of orange dust and visibility reduced to almost zero. according to china's central television, the sandstorms were the worst recorded in two provinces in the last 17 years. >>> that's incredible video. >> yeah, it is. >> almost looked like time lapse. >> a little bit. hard to imagine even folks and settlers in the plain states having to deal with the dust bowl area ooze. >> crazy stuff from mother nature. for us, we're left way little bit of fog around first thing on our sunday morning. so we'll deal with that. but the rain showers that we had on my drive into work early this morning are now long gone. many more dry hours to come before our next chance for rain and thunderstorms rolls in later on this afternoon. but outside, right now, a little bit of fog outside this morning as warmer air is trying to poof into the area. that's the reason for the fog this morning. even through the fog, i can tell you that that is the lincoln memorial right there. temperature in d
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Jan 26, 2010 5:00am EST
ring his last full week at national zoo. tai shan will leave for china next thursday. tai shan was only on loan from the chinese government as part of a breeding program. he will travel on a fedex flight along with a 2ier old female panda from the atlanta zoo. since his birth tai shan has been one of the most popular attractions at the zoo. >>> representatives from the u.s. census bureau will be out in the district today talking to people about the upcoming census. the 2010 census count officially began yesterday in alaska. census takers started their first before village residents leave for hundreding and fishing grounds. the rest of the country will receive them by mail starting mid march. the survey comes once every ten years. the information is extremely important. the number determines funding, congressional seats, national services. >>> over $400 billion a year in taxpayer money returned to neighborhoods and cities and counties and states based on the count. >> census bureau reps will be at tonight's wizards game reminding people about the extreme importance of the forms. >>>
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Feb 19, 2016 6:30am PST
headlines on your friday. china is requiring foreign companies and foreign chinese joint ventures to this is part of the government's latest move to tighten control of the digital realm. firms with at least part foreign ownership are banned from publicking text, maps, games, information without the approval of the state summation of press publication, radio, film, and television first. >>> the federal government says vimpel.com limited the world's six largest tell low communications company will pay $795 million to resolve claims that it paid more than $114 million in bribes to government officials in uzbekistan. representatives pleaded guilty to a atlanta federal court, violating -- courtroom, violating the foreign corrupt practices act. let's toss it over to tim. much quieter on the weather front. >>> good morning to you. we have patchy morning fog possible this morning, as well as breezy and gusting conditions today. the northern sierra could see snow later today into the rest of us are looking much drier as compared to yesterday especially. 28 in town with calm winds at the momen
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Jun 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
fleet will be in the region. some say the added military presence could lead to tensions with china. panetta says he believes it could lead to a partnership for counterdrug programs and humanitarian aid. >> our every day to renew and intensify our involvement in asia is fully compatible with the development and growth of china. >> as of march, the u.s. navy has a fleet of 282 ships including support vessels. >>> the time now is 10:07. hold off on breakfast if you haven't eaten. an event about to get started. it might have you making plans for lunch. f[ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios tv, internet and phone for just $89.99 a month guaranteed for two years with a two-year agreement. act now and we'll add a special bonus: $250 back. but hurry, this offer ends june 2nd. unlike cable, fios is a 100% fiber-optic network that delivers america's fastest, most consistent, most reliable internet plus the best tv picture quality. why keep paying so much for cable? switch to fios for just
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Aug 15, 2009 9:00am EDT
in china. we'll have the latest pictures. >>> plus california wildfires, hundreds of people being forced to evacuate from their homes this morning. >>> and a few good women. a marine unit made up of all females. stay with us. as many as 11 people were killed yesterday in fresh flooding in the country's southern provinces. heavy rains triggered landslides and destroyed roads. several apartment buildings slid down a hill. this comes in the wake of a typhoon that killed hundreds and left several,000 people homeless. >>> california officials are concerned that strong winds may start new fires and force more evacuations. governor schwarzenegger plans to get a look at the cause of the week-old fire that's charred more than 5,000 acres. the lieutenant governor has declared a state of emergency. nbc's michael oh cue reports. in a race against time more than 600 firefighters are trying to get control of the wildfire, within miles of a thousand homes. >> what makes it a difficult fire. >> the fuel, the terrain, the access all make it difficult. >> reporter: this one, fueled by erratic winds
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May 27, 2012 9:00am EDT
nearly 100 feet above the ground in southwest china. apparently one of the gears on the chair lift got stuck and left everybody stranded in the air. it took more than four hours to get everybody to safety, and nobody was hurt. >>> the chris matthews show follows us, and then it's meet the press. >> good morning, washington. coming at 10:00 on the chris matthews show, the winner this fall may be the one who wins the argument we saw this last week. and on the other side, can this president handle the economy that has not found full recovery? we have new polls show three quarters of white women will probably control the results this fall have doubts their kids will live as well as they do. and plus it's memorial day weekend, and did you know this is the first time since world war ii when neither presidential candidate served in uniform. is this the look of the future. join us for a great roundtable. now for a look on what is coming up on "meet the press," here is david gregory. >> who has the skills to turn the economy around? that's the big question this week as we talk about that th
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Oct 25, 2009 9:00am EDT
at the video from china. this man is known as the prince of tightrope walking. he completed a feat yesterday. it was suspended 1,300 feet above the ground and he did not use any safety devices, just a pole for balance. it will take talent and guts and more things we won't discuss here. >> yeah, and a net, and -- >> a brave man. >> i got butterflies looking at the picture of the gorge down below him. >> scary stuff. scary stuff. but not scary in the weather department. just nice out there? >> nice. all sunshine and good news from here on out for the rest of the weekend plans. join the sunshine across the sn nation's capital. and there is a live picture of the post office pavilion, right there at 13th and pennsylvania, downtown washington. a beautiful view looking up towards the national shrine of the immaculate conception, and it's a long name, i don't want to mess it up and get the catholics mad at me. don't want to mess that up. and beautiful memorial. beautiful day. 52 degrees is the current temperature. a light north breeze. a touch of a windchill out there right now. nearly an
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Nov 22, 2009 9:00am EST
western china. and then a light north wind at just under 10 miles per hour. and 3.6 degrees above average for the month for the temperature. and there is it. record high for today 77 degrees set just two years ago. temperatures on your sunday morning, still mostly in the 40s. but a few spots are making it close to if not already into the low 50s. and then manassas and culpepper, 45. and hagerstown, much of maryland in the high 40s. just below 50 degrees at national airport. temperatures mid to high 50s today. and might even get up to 60 degrees for a brief period of time. and temperatures, again, nice and mild today with all the sunshine out here, but you have to enjoy the sunshine while you can, because a little bit of an unsettled weather pattern coming our way. and then we will head for the outer banks of noertd carolie carolinaand then an east to northeasterly wind, and that means cloud cover around here. if you are doing traveling for thanksgiving, look at the quiet weather. and that's welcome news for people that go through chicago and atlanta. no winter storms, so that's we
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Jan 11, 2010 5:00am EST
before because her 4-year-old cub is going back to china in february. >> i think this year a panda cub would mean so much to all of us. wealth ready for it every year, but there's something special about this year. i think everyone will have their toes and fingers crossed and we'll hope. >> and meshong and tiantian will stay apart until they figure out whether or not she's pregnant or until she delivers a cub. gestation is 90 to 185 days. they'll be monitoring her hormone levels and giving her ultima ultrasounds, as well. it's tricky to figure out whether a panda is pregnant. they have all kinds of pseudo pregnancies and things of that nature. their hormone levels changes and get your hopes up. kind of a tough one to call. they'll be keeping a close eye on her and everyone is hopeful that she will indeed conceive. >> it would be a nice edition. megan, thank you. >>> kathleen sebelius is expressing the importance of protecting yourself against the flu. sa bealeace was the special guest in northwest washington. the event kicked off national influenza vaccination week. the federal governm
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Feb 16, 2016 5:00am CST
worries over china's aggressivenes a new plan to privatize medicaid in iowa has left thousands of iowans with unanswered questions. former iowa governororchet culver, visited the siouxland centnt for active generations in sioux city, yesterday afternoon, to address those questions. several dozen siouxlanders were in attendance to better understand the new plan for the state to privatize medicaid. governor culver is leading the charge for advocates for iowa medicaid, or aim. the group aims to provide a clear voice fofoiowans. "we're really building a ststewide coallition of f advocates, providers, beneficiaries, people that are directly impacted by iowa's medicaid system everyday." said culver. "it's a broad cross- section of iowans that are representing more than a half million people on medicaid and we just want to make sure their voices are heard." approximately 560 thousand iowans currently rely on medicaid for their healthcare needs. fischer, the chance to meet with nebraskans-- especicily during a presidential election year-- has reinforced her belief that her constituents ar
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Sep 1, 2009 5:00am EDT
my grandma's china and that is it. we have nothing. absolutely nothing. >> reporter: as if things weren't bad enough, santa ana winds are expected to kick up today, adding to the triple digit temperatures and low humidity. now, there are about two fires still burning just east of us here. we're at the station fire. those two fires are burning in san bernardino county. they're threatening an additional 2,000 homes. we're being told by firefighters that this fire here in los angeles will likely take another two weeks before it is fully under control. back to you. >> are most people starting to evacuate now? >> reporter: absolutely. they have evacuated thousands of homes which means probably double or triple that in terms of the number of people. many of them are staying in shelters. some are staying with family and friends. but we're being told those evacuation numbers will likely go up. >> all right. thank you, jinah kim out in california. >> our time is 6:07, 61 degrees. >>> former illinois glove nor rod blagojevich releases a new, supposedly tell-all book and takes some old shots
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Jul 9, 2009 5:00am EDT
degrees. but countries like china and india have yet to commit to greenhouse it was retuckingses. this year's summit is in a keel a, city ravaged from devastating earthquakes in april. >> like many of the other countries will be rbting to the -- to help the rebuilding process. >> other issues on the agenda include iran and north korea's nuclear testing. >> chinese president hu jintao is missing out on the g-8 summit because of ethnic violence in his country. this is amateur video. it appears to show security forces going into neighborhoods to arrest suspects involved in sunday's deadly violence. 156 people have died in the feud between the hahn chinese, the country's dominant ethnic group and the muslim uighurs. more than 1,000 people were hurt. >> now to a developing story out of iraq. several early morning bombings have killed more than 40 people. and a suicide bomber killed at least 34 people and injured 70 others. in baghdad, two roadside bombs left seven people dead. these attacks come one day after two other deadly bombings. u.s. combat forces pulled back out of the cities last m
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Jul 22, 2012 6:00am EDT
taxpayer dollars. bankrupt. so where did the obama stimulus money go? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> a rocket launch set for the flight facility is delayed because of bad weather. nasa will attempt to send an inflatable heat shield into space tomorrow. those in the chesapeake bay region should be able to see the launch. we know there has been some quite a bit of rain. >> yeah. >> at least it feels like it. >> you called this yesterday. >> what do you mean? >> you said there could be a weather -- we don't know if it will get off. >> with the launch, right. >> he's got the inside scoop with nasa. >> it will rain. they always hold back. >> before you set a multimillion dollar rocket into fire, you want to make sure you have a nice, clear sky overhead. sometimes the first thousand feet are the hardest to get through. its important to -- it's important to have good weather for the launches. today, not a whole lot better. maybe bet
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Jan 8, 2016 5:00am CST
more worries about a slowdown in china, giving the market its worst drop in three months. the dow dropped 392 points to close at 16,514. the nasdaq fell 146 points and the s&p 500 lost 47 points. financial and industrial stocks were among the hardest hit. the price of oil continued to fall, a day after u.s. benchmark crude closed at its lowest priri since december 2008. china's stock market sank about 7 percent today after the yen fell to its lowest level against the dollar since march 2011. consumer electronics show is taking the term "wearable" technology to a whole new level. intel has collaborated with american fashion label chromat to create a 'smart' dress. it expands and collapses its form based on when it senses stress or adrenaline from the wearer. when adrenaline is sensed, the dress expands in the shoulder and skirt areas, forming a large silhouette that is cinched at the waist. add time warner cable to the growning list of companies with customers affected by data breaches. the company says up to 320-thousand customers may have had their email addresses and passwords s
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Apr 15, 2010 4:30am EDT
crucial clue about what happened to them. >>> a father ar renchlgts cue efforts continue in china following strong earthquakes that struck a mountainous reege original near tibet yesterday the rescuers worked around the clock to find survivors. the quakes killed more than 600 people and injured thousands of others. officials report that 85% of buildings in that region have been flattened. chinese state television tloorts hundreds of people have been pulled out from beneath the wreckage alive. >>> police in charles county, maryland, are investigating their first murder of 2010. officers were called to buzz creek in charlotte hill just before 5:00 last night. when they arrived a man that had been shot, he was taken to the hop and died a short time later. police believe the man was shot while sitting in the car. they are now trying to talk to witnesses to find out exactly what happened. >>> a maryland family needs your help finding these two cousins who disappeared over the weekend. one has a young child. the other is us just weeks away from college graduation. there has been no sign
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Apr 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
nuclear test. >>> right now a blind legal activist in china is under u.s. protection. a u.s.-based human rights group says quan chang is now at the u.s. embassy. chen appeared to confirm his escape posted online. he also condemns what he calls rampant corruption. this video could not be verified by nbc news. he was restricted to his village in 2010. his confinement led to criticism from foreign governments and activist groups. >>> a virginia man is now a million dollars richer after matching five numbers in the power ball drawing. >> but it almost didn't happen. william lindsay bought three tickets. one in d.c., one in virginia, and another in new york. the virginia and new york tickets were losers and he was already planning on trashing all of them. but he took another look at the d.c. ticket and saw he was one of the winners. he says he's going to buy himself and his daughters new cars. but he's not quitting his day job at a hospital. i think you would just split. >> i'd buy you something nice first. >> then that's fine. >>> the time right now is 6:37. milk money. the impact brea
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Nov 6, 2011 9:00am EST
mississippi and bill richardson of new mexico. and the former utah governor and u.s. ambassador to china, john huntsman. that's our political roundtable. busy morning all coming up on meet the press. be sure to stay tuned for our special press pass conversation with chairman of the house and government reform committee congressman darryl isip, republican of california, to talk about the district in national politics as well. coming up here only on nbc 4. >>> all right. thank you, david. >>> when the new season of "america's got talent" starts up, the winner could come from our area. ♪ hundreds showed up for the show's auditions yesterday at the washington convention center. people of all ages and abilities showed off their talents. a few could be picked for the show. and the winning act takes home $1 million. . >>> you can continue to get all your weather and news of this day. and that's going to do it for this edition of news 4 today. thank you so much for waking up with us early on this sunday morning. we're going to be back at it again early on monday. dark and early, starting at 4:
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Jun 19, 2010 6:00am EDT
traffic foam >>> flooding is causing massive evacuations in southern china. 1.4 million people have been cleared from low-lying areas. the death toll stands at 90. about 50 people are missing. torrential rainfall is caution rivers to swell across the region and forecasters twarn heavy rains will continue until tomorrow afternoon. >>> boy it seems like it's always rainy season out there. it's raining somewhere. no doubt. you don't realize sometimes the skafl those disasters. there aren't even 1.4 million people all in montgomery county. it's like getting everybody in montgomery county and another 300,000 out. >> how is the sunshine? >> much nicer weather has returned. we're talking about the show is starting that the sun was already up and this is that time the year, our earliest sunrises and latest sunsets the year are between now and about a month from now before things tart to turn back around again. outside on your saturday morning, good saturday morning, everybody. here's a live picture of the lincoln memorial and, you know, i ran by this building the other day. it's the u.s. --
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Jul 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
was leaving a restaurant in china with his mother when his arm got jammed in the door. firefighters had to remove the glass. it looks uncomfortable. >> i know. poor baby. where's the video where he's okay? >> well -- >> i want to make sure. yeah, if you have the chance to go between the regular door and the reinvolving, -- revolving, pick the regular door. don't push a stroller through. >>> and the accomplishments of a rising star for the nats. >> we felt the heat. but wait until you see how the heat stopped a plane dead in its track. >>> and the event that makes us >>> we're not the only ones affected by the extreme heat. the sun is literally cooking the corn crop in the midwest. this year's heat and drought have severely affected the white corn crop which can lead to higher prices for cornmeal and the farmers may not make enough money selling what's left of the harvest. >>> this morning a 4-month-old boy is dead and a toddler is in the hospital after they were left in the car on separate occasions. the father is facing child neglect charges. it happened near indianapolis yesterday
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Aug 4, 2012 8:00am EDT
. today, they hold a lead in the medals count. the u.s. has 43 total medals. one more than china. we also lead in the gold medal count with 21. russia in third place with 23 total medals and host country great britain in the top five with 22. as the medals haul at the pool comes to an end, team usa looking for a big week at olympics park as track and field begins. >> now that things are outside, athletes will have to deal with great britain's very tricky weather as we have seen. nbc's tracie potts joins us live from london with much more from the week ahead. good morning, tracie. >> reporter: hey, erika, richard, good morning, everyone. lots of rain comes off and on. right now it's off. beautiful out here, quite windy, but it's really nice out. it's sunny, that was not the case earlier today over at the stadium. >> bright sunshine earlier. >> reporter: track and field resumes this morning on a soaked field after another downpour. >> here they come down the track. >> reporter: we'll see the world's fastest man usain bolt, beat by fellow jamaican johann bla yohan blake. and carmelita j
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May 22, 2011 9:00am EDT
the bickering in the name of patriotism. huntsman was an ambassador to china up until last month. in a recent interview with abc news, huntsman said he does not think his mormon religion will be a factor if he decides to run for president. >>> it's 9:36 right now. she is a wednesday's child unlike any we've introduced you to before. what makes this young woman so special? >>> and the rapture didn't happen yesterday, but it looks [ male announcer ] looking for a complete picture of your money? meet pnc virtual wallet. it comes with a calendar that shows you all your finances at once. it lets you know when your money's going out. and when it's coming in. it even tells you when you're running low. we call that danger days. it's built to help you see your money in a whole new light. experience everything virtual wallet has to offer at pncvirtualwallet.com. pnc bank. for the achiever in you. ♪ >>> from toddlers to teens, we've introduced you to hundreds of wednesday's children over the last 20 years, but today a wednesday's child first. barbara harrison reports. ♪ tell me have you seen
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Feb 14, 2010 9:00am EST
today, usa women's hockey is expected to freeze out china in their first game. while two american pair skaters from all places, florida, will look to heat up the ice in the short program. and on this valentine's day, snowboard couple elena hights and greg brett will join for their first practice. >> top able to have that common ground and be here today. >> reporter: the pair, dreaming of matching gold, as fan favorite snowboarding gets started this week. >> reporter: and in just a few days of competition, if you are keeping track, so far the u.s. is leading in the medals count. kimberly? >> michelle, before you go, can you describe that beautiful backdrop behind you? >> reporter: yes, actually, this is serving as the media press center throughout the olympic games here. it's also a terminal where a lot of ships normally come in. but it's a gorgeous backdrop, of course, and it's a very functional facility for us with lots of information flowing in and out of that facility. >> it looks like a cruise ship itself. we've been wondering. thanks for clearing that up for us, michelle fran
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Jun 27, 2010 9:00am EDT
. meanwhile, china has agreed to its undervalued currency but it is not bowing to international pressure. >>> violent protests at the summit continue to be a concern. while most demonstrations are peaceful, a rogue group torched police cars and smashed windows yesterday. police have arrested more than 150 people. >>> happening today, metro will require you to bring a little extra change. metro fare hike in today. it will go up 30 cents to 1$1.9 on the rails. on the bus expect to pay $1.50 for smart trip and $1.70 if you're using cash. this is only phase one of the hike. another hike is planned for august 1st. metro expects the hike to cover an almost $2 million budget shortfall. >>> montgomery county's ride-on system is increasing fares. they will be the same as the new metro buses. route 70 will go to $3.65. kids will no longer be able to ride free but discount passes are available. >>> tropical storm alex appears to be avoiding the oil spill. so far alex is heading far southwest of the leak. chuck bell says the storm has already made landfall in belize. even though the gulf oi
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Jul 21, 2012 6:00am EDT
the obama stimulus money go? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. 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. >>> prince george's county police are offering a $25,000 reward for help to catch a suspect killer. authorities are looking for rudy guerra. police believe he shot a man last week in langley park. police are warning people not to approach him as he's considered harmed and dangerous. call drim stoppers at 866-41-tips. >>> investigators say 60-year-old hays dennis was stabbed in the chest during a dispute at the gold star cab company on q street southwest. the company was closed at the time but mechanics and other employees often sta
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Nov 6, 2010 9:00am EDT
president will also try to diffuse growing economic and political tensions between india and china. meanwhile president obama spoke yesterday out the newest jobs report which showed employers added more than 150,000 jobs. he said the unemployment rate is still too high fo his liking. >> that unemployment rate is still unacceptably high and we got a lot of work to do. this recession cause at great deal of hardship and put millions of people out of work. so in order to repair this damage, in order to create the jobs to meet the large need, we need to accelerate our economic growth so that we're producing jobs at a faster pace. >> even with the good news about the add jobs the national unemployment rate held steady last month at 9.6. it's 9:16 right now. 44 degrees outside. it's not going warm up all that much this weekend. >> not a whole lot. this is o of those chilly november ekends. i'm optimistic there's warming trend coming our way in the near future. i'll give you all the details on that plus a detailed look at the weekend forecast cominright up. >>> one of mexico's top drug lor
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Jan 14, 2012 6:00am EST
threw eggs at the glass front and scuffles broke out. china is apple's fastest growing market. >>> if you plan to travel this spring, you may want to start saving money now because of gas. two different organizations that track fuel prices say parts of the country could see $4 a gallon gas sometime this spring. some of the nation's biggest cities could see record prices over memorial day, up to $4.55 for regular. they expect the national average to be around 4.05, short of the record set in 2008. >> yet another reason to take metro today to the health and f fitness fair in washington. >> everyone will want to try and stay warm and one of the easiest ways to do that, join us at the convention center today. we'll be there signing autographs and shaking hands and kissing baby, all the things we like to do. we'll talk about your >>> at least 10 people are dead after a stampede during a religious ceremony in india. police say thousands of muslim pilgrims were congregating at a mass for a religious ceremony that involves walking barefoot over burning coals, when some people fell in line and
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Aug 7, 2011 9:00am EDT
scare the crowd with a little fake slip. but this was no joke. a performer in china was attempting to walk on a wire between two hot air balloons 350 feet above the ground. he was hit by a strong gust of wind. he lost his balance, slipped off the wire but caught himself. my heart just stopped. he was actually able to pull himself back up, believe it or not. he completed that walk. really tough to watch. yikes! all right. well, thank goodness he made it across. chris matthews follows us on nbc 4 and then meet the press with david gregory. let's see what they're working for this week's shows. >> coming up at 10:00 on the chris matthews show, it was a very bad week for barack obama. over half the country own stocks in their 401(k)s. friday's jobs reports was better but not enough. should he propose a big spending program for jobs and dare the republicans to oppose it? plus, the 24/7 universe kills any hope of compromise. any republican who might utter new taxes and any democrat who dares to talk about medicare reform gets trumped on immediately. the far right and the far left call out
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Feb 19, 2012 9:00am EST
blame and higher demand in europe and china are driving that, and there's also the uncertainty about the situation in iran. threats to block the all-important strait of hormuz now driving some consumer jitteriness and supply jitteriness as well. consumer demand in the u.s. is actually down with americans spending about 8% of their household income on gasoline. and trends show that american drivers start to change their driving habits when gas gets near $4 a gallon. i want to show you what some of the increases are in our area since january. as you can see, they are hovering around 25 cents a gallon. but the most alarming possibility is that a sustained 25-cent increase over a year or so costs the economy about $35 billion, and that's what has analysts really worried, because although we have seen a slight upturn in the economy, things aren't necessarily stable. so, we're in sort of a state of flux right now, and of course, gas prices usually go up later in the year, around april, when they switch over from their winter blends to the summer blend. so, that could mean a definite increa
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Jul 17, 2011 6:00am EDT
enforcement. isaac is right. let's not wait until there's a serious problem and we do what happens in china town, all hands on deck. i think they need to study it. >> they can study it but it goes back to enforcement. the problem with the district of columbia is the fact that it's not the same. >> there's another element to this proposal. this curfew would be picked up and taken to stations and released their their parents. they would have to do community performs. and the parents would have to take parenting classes. >> they lying the parental component. we never hold parents responsible. >> it's a family situation. >> absolutely. absolutely 100% right. all of these children cancer parpbts. my child, your child, your children, we should know what they're doing. even then they still get in trouble. >> in virginia's senate race, u.s. cincinnati race tim cae appears to hold an early lead. >> well, it's a tight race. i don't think either is that much ahead in the polls. they seem to be about where they are. it's a powerful -- two very powerful people. good fund a raisers. if caine gets more mo
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Feb 17, 2010 5:00am EST
tomorrow at the white house. china opposes the trip and is warning of consequences. it hasn't specified what it means by that. president obama postponed a meeting with the dalai lama last summer ahead of a summit with china. >>> there is a new top dog this morning. she is no stranl jer to the title best in show. >> best? show is going to be the scottish terrier. >> this is sadie the scotty, she beat out 2500 peer breeds. this is 4-year-old sadie's 112th best in show ribbon. the competition in final ring included a doberman pincher, french bulldog and a toy poodle. >>> breaking news in d.c. a deadly fire shut down east capitol street in both directions and get ready for another chaotic commute. why the long backups >>> you're looking live outside in maryland and virginia. toe day the federal government is open on time, as well as many schools in the area. that means a lot of traffic out there. combine that with the fact that there's still snow on the ground and fewer lanes of traffic. it could be an awful commute. >> given the weather could be the commute from hell, michigan. i
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Jan 28, 2010 5:00am EST
more week to see the city's most beloved panda. tai shan leaves for china next thursday. today the zoo will hold a news conference to discuss the details of his upcoming departure. like his parents, tai shan was only on loan from the chinese government as part of a breeding program. since his bitter in 2005, tai shan has been one of the zoo's most popular attractions. >>> imagine how busy the panda house will be for the next few days. everybody will want to get their last peek at him. >> he'll be busy preparing his final remarks before his departure. mayor fenty will be here at 6:45. >> also ahead the scary scene on a highway. a truck takes out a pedestrian bridge an it >>> i never suggested change would be easy. or that i could do it alone. >> tough talk in his first state of the union address. president obama had a strong message for congress, focused on the economy and he vowed not to give up on health care. >> paying more for less. the big decision for metro today. how to close a $40 million budget gap. how it may change your commute. thanks for joining us for "news4 today" thi
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May 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
from union station to china town because they are cherry picking and no police officers and they ought to be ashamed of themselves because there are scores of people out there to fight to get a cab. >> the "washington post" wrote a story about this last week talking about the same thing. the cab drivers cherry picking to get longer fares. >> jerry, you have to -- they are being advised to saying make that cabbie use his meter or else. >> and mayor gray says they are looking at getting more inspectors and more coverage. >> he says that but i want to say mayor gray do that. because of the fact that the taxi commission, they have been lenient -- we have had millions of complaints from people, not only at union station, be black and stand on florida avenue and try to get a cab. >> you can be black or white or pocka dotted, and be treated the same. i don't know how much it could be to send inspectors to union station between midnight and 4:00. how much does that cost? it doesn't make sense. >> the whole thing about inspection in this town is very important, because many, many people actuall
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Jun 8, 2010 4:30am EDT
stone is stuck in china, because greece's financial crisis forced the country to back out of its $250,000 promise to use its shipping industry to deliver the materials. >> apology from the greeks, they indicated to us that they could not fulfill the promise that they had offered to us. >> member yat officials say they will pay to get everything here by august. the memorial is still scheduled to open to the public next fall. >>> well if you drive a chrysler, a dodge or a jeep, more than half a million of those vehicles are being recalled. the automaker is recalling 300,000 chrysler town and country minivans and dodge grand caravans. they may have wiring problems that could cause a fire inside the sliding doors. chrysler is also recalling 288,000 jeep wranglers, made between 2006-2010. the front inner fender liners could rub against the brake fluid tubes and cause a leak. repairs will be made for free. >>> serious recalls there. keep that in mind. let's turn to the weather now. meteorologist chuck well is here. we're getting payback for last week. >> we have it take it all in strid
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Jul 30, 2009 5:00am EDT
markets are on the rebound. china's shanghai gained 1.7%. stocks in both hong kong and japan edged up 5%. and to wall street now, the dow futures are pointing to a negative open. the dow last 26 points yesterday closing at 9070. the nasdaq slid seven points closing at 1967. >>> we're always looking for jobs for you. the repahanic area services board is looking for a jail and detention center supervisor. the position would specialize in mental health and substance abuse. applicants should have a master's degree in behavioral sciences. to apply, visit their website and of course you can also find more jobs on our website by visiting nbcwashington.com and searching jobs for you. >>> and sill ahead this morning on news 4 today, how swimmer michael phelps was able to bounce back from his first loss. >>> mayor fenty will join us for the distance from the field to your table just got shorter. because at safeway, there's always... freshly picked produce at great prices. it's 100% guaranteed to be fresh and ripe, every time. so hurry in for delicious goodness, all right down the street. that's i
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