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Nov 21, 2017 5:00pm EST
that he didn't owe president trump any kind of a thank you for getting his son out of china. it was ball's son and two other ucla players who are now back in the u.s. after being accused of sheers a snippet of last night's exchanges. >> what was the reason for him going over there in the first place? >> the president was in china to meet with the president of china and discuss trade matters, but he certainly was informed about the boys when he was in china, and that's why he got involved, he says. >> okay, he didn't get involved until he got to china? >> i don't understand your question. why would you push back on the president? >> i'm not saying nothing to the president. i'm not just saying thank you to anybody for nothing. i talked to some people who did some other things too. >> who? >> it doesn't matter. >> i'm very confused. over the weekend, president trump tweet the that lavar ball was unaccepting of what the president did for his son, and that he should have left the athletes in jail. >> on our wusa9 facebook ge britney writes, it's not often someone can make themselves soun
CBS
Dec 12, 2016 5:00pm EST
trump said he expects to make public his choice of the cabinet post later this week. >>> china criticized the president-elect over comments he made about the one policy. that acknowledges china as sovereign over taiwan and chinese foreign minister department says without one china there's no relationship between the two countries. china express concern about china's one -- trumps one china belief when he took a phone call from the taiwanese president. >>> a recount effort hit a roadblock in pennsylvania. the judge rejected jill to rec ballots. stein wants officials to look for signs of hacking. donald trump be a hillary clinton in pennsylvania by 44,000 votes out of the 6 million that were cast. the judges stop the recount in michigan. in wisconsin the recount effort is done. clinton picked up 25 votes. trump won the state by 22,000 votes. >>> astounding numbers released by the mgm today about the opening of their new hotel and casino resort at the harbor. mgm reports it hosted more than 100,000 visitors on the opening weekend through sunday night. >> and more to come as the fi
CBS
Aug 11, 2017 5:00pm EDT
because it can blind you. >>> trump is asking china's president to step in. he's threatened a trade war if they don't help. >> if china helps us, i feel a lot differently towards trade. >> yesterday the u.s. navy sailed a destroyer through contested waters in the south china sea, 12 miles off the shore of one of the islands china claims as its territory. china released this statement ad china is very displeased. >>> nuclear fallout shelters used to be everywhere, everyone was encouraged to build them, but they're kind of hard to find now. >> the chance of your being hurt by anatomic bomb is slight. >> signs like these used to point the way to fallout shelters in the case of a nuclear attack. >> since there is a chance, you must know how to protect yourself. >> the problem is, they were probably useless. >> i don't think had the united states and the soviet unionon shelters in washington, d.c. would have been useful. i really don't think so. >> a shelter in the basement of adam morgan school was recently recovered. others were discovered in apartment complexes, homes and churches. hundre
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
warrant, she took a flight from new york to china. >> do you think you know where she is in hong kong or do you think she disappeared? >> i think the chinese government is going to have a sufficient investigative lead to locate her and i don't think it's a matter of if we find her, but a matter of when. >> now, the school says as soon as it found out about text messages between the boy and the teacher, a manager called her in, suspended, and then terminated her. but it was apparently that meeting that alerted her. she was in deep trouble and sent her fleeing one step ahead of the law. jan. >> all right, bruce leshan live for us. thank you. >>> first, it was montgomery and prince georges counties and hours ago, the d.c. council voted to raise the minimum rage to $11.50 an hour. it was a unanimous vote. now the vote was just preliminary. final approval is expected next month. mayor vincent gray says he would have preferred a $10 an hour minimum wage, but the council should have enough votes to override any veto. >> checking up on the affordable care act, the white house is going on a th
CBS
Jun 2, 2017 5:00pm EDT
talking tonight. and we plan to hear from voices on both sides of the issue. we start with china. the biggest polluter on the planet. calling the u.s. withdraw wreckless. but the president's team is defending the move the country. >> the president made a very courageous decision yesterday on behalf of america. he put america's interest first with respect to environmental agreements. >> what donald trump is doing is serving the polluters. and serving a narrow group of ideological interests. that's not leadership. >> it takes four years to officially withdraw totally from the agreement. and many state governors and mayors say they're going to still do their part to fight for the environment. anger over president donald trump's decision to pull out of the climate change agreement fueled a protest in virginia against two gas fracking pipelines that are planned. peggy fox is in richmond where appalachian trail hikers are also angry with the governor. >> stop the pipeline, protect our trail. >> marching next to the state capitol, a few dozen appalachian trail hikers in full backpack care he
CBS
Sep 26, 2014 5:00pm EDT
reception wherever they're sold and even where they aren't. seth jones reports what some in china are willing to pay to get the phone through the black market. >> reporter: the iphone 6 is a hot seller in mainland china, but it's not on store shelves yet. it's only on the street. we asked our chinese producer to take a hidden camera to this beijing shopping center. he found half a dozen smugglers outside this apple store. this man was trying to sell the iphone 6 for 7,200 yuan, nearly $1,200. we asked about the higher end 6 plus model and he made a call. it could be hours for 1,800 u.s. dollars, more than double the cost of the same unlocked phone inthe u.s. the iphone 6 has hit regulatory hurdles in china. the government has not granted licenses for network access and will not say how long that might take. while millions of iphone 6's are assembled in mainland china they're not legally available here yet. the delay comes as foreign technology companies fall under increased suspicion here. >> if it's cool in china to have an apple iphone, to be the first to have the new apple iphone i
CBS
Jul 24, 2017 5:00pm EDT
shoot. it happened at a high rise apartment in china town. how the heck did this dude get there in the first place and how did the crews get him out? janice parks is going to show us. >> above the city street in china town early sunday morning a fan finds--man finds himself in a confined nightmare. what were the circumstances that led to the man falling into the trash shoot? let's find out. this is the trash shoot he fell into on the third floor just a few feet from the ground and an active trash compactor down below. he was trying to fish out his girlfriend's cell phone. he wasn't seriously hurt because he fell on his feet from the third floor to the second 10 to 12 feet total. >> there are situations where we have to act as fast as we possibly uses air to blow to him and send a harness down to get him out. >> this prevents it from being able to unlock. >> but in that situation i think the trickiest was trying to coach someone through from a few floors above without being able to put your eyes on the person. >> while this man wasn't injured others 45 miles away in baltimore weren'
CBS
Sep 28, 2017 5:00pm EDT
. riding this conveyor belt as an officer fills it with suspicious packages. in this case, all from china. >> they did put a package on, they put fentanyl in intentionally. we're going to see if the dog finds it. >> good boy. >> reporter: the work that a k- 9 can do in an hour is what it would take an officer eight hours to complete. what we're seizing here is hundreds of millions of dollars. >> reporter: anything flagged by the dog, or pulled by is witnessed. fentanyl is so toxic, officers wear glasses to remove the object. >> just a little bit of this, mixed in a drink can disable an individual. >> reporter: just one room away, however. >> fentanyl, fentanyl, fentanyl again. >> correct. >> look at the bottom here. china, hong kong, hong kong. is that typical? >> that is absolutely typical. all of our seizures have come from hong kong, and china this year. >> you also have where it's going to. are there particular areas of the country where a lot of this is headed? >> that's the interesting part, tony, it's everywhere. it's going absolutely everywhere. >> reporter: moments after we left
CBS
Jun 27, 2017 5:00pm EDT
prosecution. china on the other hand, was demoded to the lowest ranking over its human trafficking record, on par with north korea. >> responsible nations also must take further action. china was downgraded to tier 3 status in this year's report, in part, because it has not taken serious steps to end its own complicit in trafficking, including forced labors from north korea that are located in china. >> ending trafficking is a major foreign policy priority >>> coming up, how highway workers rescued that cute little bab a members of the maryland highway association. they got called out to remove a deer carcass in gaithersburg. that's when they found this guy. this little fawn. fearful they might dart back into traffic, the highway workers took into the small animal, and they took care of it. they located it to a wildlife rehabilitation facility in howard county where the little one will be cared for until it can be safely released back into the wild. >> i want that little deer. >>> now to a story we've been looking so forward to sharing with you. it's a story about timing. it all st
CBS
Nov 30, 2016 5:00pm EST
-year-old boy from china 2 years now. now he's put his mind to work on how adopt a new brother. his story. >> we need this too. >> this lesson is being played out across thousands of homes this holiday season. >> there you go. just pack it down as tight as you can. >> a mom teach to bake cookies. >> brown sugar, milk and vanilla. >> these cookies are not your typical christmas treats. they have extra love baked into every bite. >> i'm trying to do something to get my brother. >> so there's a little boy in china who is almost 5 so he'll be the same age as nick was when he came home. >> two years ago they traveled to china adopt isaac. a special needs child with spine that bifida. >> he wanted to try to enter to wise the prize money for a baking show on tv to win the prize money to adopt his brother. >> it's on his heart and it toughed me. i said let's make cookies and see if you can sell cookies and he thought that was a great idea. >> of course any successful businessman knows that you need to advertise. >> he and ie doing. we posted it to our neighborhood facebook site. >> and the
CBS
Oct 29, 2015 5:00pm EDT
faceless. >>> china is dropping its policy of one child per couple. the restriction was first implemented in 1980 to slow the population growth. but in recent years the policy was gradually relaxed as china deals with an aging population. china's ruling communist leaders decided that couples will now be allow today have to children. state media say that the proposal still needs approval of china's top legislature. >>> there are some new tough dogs among maryland's finest. >>> eight canines graduated today from a 14-week training program. one of the largest in the history of the program. and the dogs duties, they will include pair patrol work and drug interdiction and protection. >> i'm extremely proud to have these dogs in our unit. and these dogs will be extremely necessary capabilities of the future for the protection of the citizens of maryland. >> and all eight-- eight dog wills be signed across the state in operation for more than 50 years. >>> trending now, halloween costumes and contests for pets. >>> and right after the break, a religious debate hits the classroom. what a little g
CBS
Feb 13, 2017 5:00pm EST
will carry her to china. >> by giving her hundred water while she's sitting in the crate, it continues to build this space where she wants to be. >> the trainer will be traveling with her. >> i'm someone she knows really well. she gets nervous or looking for something to do, i'm going to be that person. >> you >> exactly. not literally, but yes. >> she's been building a relationship since her first days. like most of the rest of the country, he witnessed her birth. he was there for her first check up as a squealing and squirming cub. days of tumbling in the snow and chomping on bamboo. >> we load this up with treats. >> now she'll have to teach her new trainers in china how to interact with her. >> i'll help her with the transition from life in china to life here. >> she returned to china in 20 so. like bowbow he was flown in a crate. the 16 hour flight will be direct from washington to china. there will be an inflight service of 55 pounds of bamboo. two pounds of apples and pears, sweet potatoes and of water. >> i've been thinking about the moment she was little. >> the associate dire
CBS
Jun 5, 2015 5:00pm EDT
realized information was taken. publicly the white house won't confirm that evidence is suggesting china is to blame. >> it's more cyber espionage than crime. >> reporter: the attack could be useful for spies. >> it sounds a bit fantastic, but i don't think it is. i think it's really within the republicans of what a nation state would do versus a cyber criminal group. >> reporter: markita burnett works for fema. she says this is just what happens these days. >> also have a monitoring on my credit just because that's what you have to have nowadays. it's almost like a mandatory thing if you want to make sure that you're in good standing all the time. >> reporter: we talked to other federal workers today. we'll have more at 6:00. >> china -- foreign minister says the u.s. should stop making what he calls unfair assumptions. >>> we are just getting started on wusa9 news at 5:00. the battle heats up on where the new fbi headquarters ought to be located, hank silverberg brings that story coming your way at 5:30. >> i'm meteorologist topper shutt, a vast improvement. want to fire up the bbq, yo
CBS
Feb 21, 2017 5:00pm EST
have time. >>> lucky students from prince george's county will spend next four months in china. why they're leaving and their emotional good-bye coming up. >> they're not on the panda flight, are they? >> no. >>> president trump doing avebeethg critics h en demandingor f months. >>>er aft the break, ridership is down. the boss isn't sure what to do about it. more on metro's money situation up next. prodders, shuckersers, and sniffers, [ inhales ] all giant produce is triple checked. farm, crate, and store. we're focusing on fresh... ...so you don't have to guess. my giant. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. in the last 10 years, we have received 6 times more awards than cable, including the jd power award for highest customer satisfaction for the fourth year in a row. get this amazing offer: 150 meg internet with equal upload and download speeds, tv and phone for just $79.99 per month for the first year. cable can't offer internet speeds this fast at a price this good, only fio
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May 10, 2017 5:00pm EDT
themselves are made in china. the tvs we have are made in china, the phones in china, even this bobble head. guys, it is made in china. our wusa 9 jacket, they are l.l. bean, made in thailand. now, on the upside, this chair is made in the usa and so is the kleenex. okay, we get it. it's hard to buy products that are made in america, which is why we thought it would be so interesting to look at what the presidents hotel is buying after he issued that executive order for the govent american. coming up tonight at 11:00, more of your questions, including a couple that had us around the newsroom talking and what conditions did we leave that room in after we turned it upside down? wusa 9. >>> he brings up some interesting points, and so have you, our viewers. another day, another disturbance. it was only a matter of time before something happened on a southwest airlines flight. they had been unscathed thus far. cell phone video capturing the images of two passengers trading punches shortly after the plane landed sunday in los angeles. a flight attendant will try to get into break it up but t
CBS
Sep 26, 2017 5:00pm EDT
president trump praising china for breaking off banking relations with the rogue nation, but there is no confirmation that actually happened. china is warning the u.s. and north korea that a war will have no winner. >>> a big shakeup today at equifax. it's ceo announced his retirement abruptly. the departure comes after a huge data breach that exposed personal information of tens of millions of people. >>> a creepy dog napping is over for a bull terrier. there are still mysteries to solve, though, the first being who did it. scott is back on the farm in maryland where the dog has just been brought home. >> folks, kato is back. here's some of the video taken minutes after the homecoming. kato apparently was stolen from his maryland farm in january, found in georgia months later where a reward has just been paid to get him back. marie is kato's mom. >> we felt like it was a dream at first because he's been gone so long. we held him and loved him and hugged him. >> from this same spot in february, i was reporting on this. big hand painted signs in front of the farm. kato was stolen from t f
CBS
Nov 20, 2017 5:00pm EST
the remainder of the season. attendance, and ratings way down. the ucla players freed from china after being arrested for shoplifting, the president of the united states tweets, now that the three basketball players are out of china and saved, the father of liangelo ball is unaccepting for what i did. i should have left him appeared the president was getting ready to lift the ban on bringing home elephant trophies on big game huntses. yesterday, the president tweets, big game trophy decision will be announced next week, but will be hard-pressed to change my mind that this horror show helps elephants. it may be an outcry that has the president rethinking his position. the fox news host says i don't understand how this move by president trump will not increase the gruesome poaching of elephants. stay tuned. >>> next, there are a lot of black friday deals out there, but not all of them will save you money. >> plus, you might see more dogs at your next concert. how man's best friend is being used to stop a terror atck out paris. >>> in the past year, more than 80 people have died dur
CBS
Aug 18, 2015 5:00pm EDT
help. >>> still ahead the first u.s. automaker to sell cars made in china. >> plus how much the tooth fairy is really shelling out for those baby teeth. >> also we're going to take you high into the skies over maryland and bring you a stunning tribute to go >>> stocks slid to negative territory by wall street's closing bell. the dow dropped 33 points. the nasdaq fell 32. >>> it's being called a rare move. usa today reports general motors might be the first major u.s. automaker to sell vehicles made in china. industry analysts expect gm will import its buick envision by the end of 2016. that controversial step would put the carmaker in the center of a political debate over the decline of manufacturing in america. >>> the holiday that celebrates the american labor movement is expected to be the busiest for air travel. airlines project more than 14 million passengers will take to the skies over labor day weekend. that's a 3% increase from last year and experts say it could possibly break the record for summer travel. >>> you know what? it's not as lucrative to lose a tooth anymore.
CBS
Sep 25, 2015 5:00pm EDT
first lady of both the u.s. and china announcing the cub's name bei bei. it means precious treasures to big sister bao bao. >> bei bei. say it. >> bei bei. >> surae chinn reports from the smithsonian national zoo. >> reporter: bao bao and bei bei, two of the most complimentary names you could find in china and, in fact, the chinese people often mix the two together for terms of endearment or something they hold precious like their own children. the big reveal from first lady michelle obama and first lady of china madam jinping. >> i think that's a great name. >> i think it's cute. do you like it? >> reporter: but it may take some getting used to for others. >> i have trouble differentiating my daughters and they're very much further apart than bao bao and bei bei. >> reporter: little bei bei is nearly 3 pounds and growing bigger every day. his eyes are still closed and he can't walk. it will be a few more weeks before he can see. the panda bears had some competition, though. this group waited outside the zoo gates for hours to catch a few seconds of madam jinping driving out of the n
CBS
Feb 20, 2017 5:00pm EST
china as part of an agreement with the country. all giant pandas born in the zoo must go back before the age of four. >> bye. i hope you have a nice trip. >> reporter: members of bao bao's fan club know this may be the last chance to see her. for some a trip to the airport is just too much. >> i don't think i can take it. >> reporter: people are just genuinely upset about her leaving. several people were just too emotional to even do an interview with me. they're also concerned. i got this question a lot. they wanted to know about the well being of the other pandas who are staying behind if they are going to miss bao bao or vice versa. pandas are solitary in nature, they don't spend a lot of time together right now. all the pandas should be just fine. bao bao is off tomorrow. she leaves from dulles, we'll be there as well. nikki burdine, wusa9. >> our crew will be at the airport tomorrow for bao >> that flight is 19 hours long. talk about long. she'll be on a personalized fedex plane though with a vet. >> reporter: bao bao's neighbors are sad to see her go. spray painted graff
CBS
Aug 27, 2015 5:00pm EDT
for a strong rally for shares in china. stocks closed more than 2% higher. the dow jones industrial average was up about 370 points for the day. >>> the pandemonium over the remaining giant baby panda continues at the national zoo. keepers say the newborn panda cub is healthy and nursing throughout the night after sadly its smaller twin died. >> this is great news for the other panda cub. this is new video released hours ago it. shows mei xiang taking care of her baby just like any mommy would. you can even hear the little cub making noises perhaps testing out his vocal chords. he's growing more fur and getting a bit more plump. tomorrow the zoo will announce the cub's gender and which panda is the cub's daddy. >> the baby panda daddy, all right. >>> we are just getting started on wusa9 news at 5:00, to some serious stuff here, a maryland woman found dead in her home with her infant right next to her. scott broom has new information on this heartbreaking death investigation. that's coming at 5:30. >> who is up and down, the potential shakeup in the presidential campaign. we're track
CBS
Dec 16, 2013 5:00pm EST
tune into wusa9 news at 5:00 when we share that new video with you. >>> over in china, it's a different story there. you cannot only already see 14 panda cubs, you can get up close and personal and we mean up close and personal. >> very personal. ivan visited the panda breeding research center to literally get a hug. >> what's cuter than a baby panda climbing a tree? how about a baby trying to talk to those baby pandas. this is the kind of pandemonium you get at the panda breeding research center in china. >> hello there. this little panda, her name is mumu and a little bit too cute for words right now, getting close to this little animal. she's one of the oldest 14 pandas born at this facility this year. and the trainers say that she is one of their favorites because she is so active. conservation groups call china's effort to save the giant panda from extinction a success story. with breakthroughs in artificial insemination and the use of incubators, experts have gotten better at raising. the giant panda isn't exactly the most athletic creature in the animal kingdom. unless
CBS
May 21, 2015 5:00pm EDT
fiery cross reef. china is in the process of retaking the land in the south china sea claimed by five countries including the philippines. >>> the ceo of virginia-based lumber liquidators abruptly designed after weeks of bad publicity over safety concerns around its products. robert lynch also stepped down from the board of directors. a 60 minutes report pointed out there was a high level of formaldehyde in the flooring imported from china the company sells. >>> this is a yellow alert day. now here's wusa9 first alert weather, d.c.'s most accurate. >> we lowered that yellow alert. >> that is fantastic. we've got heat on the way. >> that heat will be especially into memorial day and next week, but today kind of chilly. i was on the weather terrace a few minutes ago and could see my breath. here's live doppler 9000, tracking the last of that steady rain shower activity which kept us cool today moving toward the east. it's finally cleared easton. we're fine, a little sliver of a sprinkle coming through southern st. mary's county, but there goes the rain just about out of maryland into de
CBS
Nov 12, 2014 5:00pm EST
. >> and the 114th congress will convene on january 3. >> after three days of meetings in china, president obama is now in mianmar for a summit. announced a big-time agreement on a plan to reduce carbon and greenhouse gas emissions. china promises its emissions will stop growing by 2030. the u.s. will drop its own carbon emissions significantly by 2025. >> this is a major milestone in the u.s., china relationship. and it shows what is possible when we work together on an urgent global challenge. >> both countries also agree to remove some tariffs. the two sides remain divided over issues of chinese hacking and human right concerns. >> taking a look at some stories trending right now. this has to be the oddest story of the day. acts of revenge by exlovers often make for some pretty compelling news stories. >> one of the most popular articles brought us to an unlikely location. >> i'm debra at the animal sanctuary in poolsville. a chick magnet. where these little guys are now staying after an exsent them and some other chicks to his exwith a note saying something to the effect of, there are
CBS
Jan 27, 2017 5:00pm EST
people in china, chinese new year. ng the the year of the rooster begins at midnight, which means it's already the new year in china. an estimated 1 billion people watched the new year's eve gala on tv, featured 13,000 performers, including headlineac >> looks on it's registered, al you have to do is the security key to told you about, mcdonald's is giving them away. and boy, they're having a hard time keeping up with them. some people are selling these limited edition bottles on ebay, for up to $10,000? >> why? >> it's sauce. it can't be that special. if it is, we could make some sauce and charge. >> whatever, yeah. >> that's a whole lot of big macs. >> this giveaway is part of the company's new promotion for a new big mac jr. and grand mac. >>> what a family did to catch an abusive care giver. >>> and kids, anxious about president trump. we'll tell you about a new survey. >>> and right after the br possibly from government >>> a virginia firefighter has been reassigned. >> okay. i hope we're on the right story now. a virginia firefighter has been reassigned after she was arrested dur
CBS
Feb 8, 2016 5:00pm EST
pandas. charlene johnson visits the bears daily and has traveled to china two dozen times to see bei bei's older brother, who left dc in 2010. for someone who takes pictures of pandas, charlene knew she had captured something special today. >> she helped him along. i've never seen that. >>reporter: behind the scenes with bei bei and family of the national zoo, usa -- wusa9. >> greatest moment. bei bei ways 28 pounds and is on loan to the national zoo until he is four years old and then he goes back to china. tien tien, the father, does not have contact with his offspring. there is great video of mama, mei xiang, rescuing bei bei after he got stuck in the tree. you can check this out all day long, to your hearts content. >>> working long days is part of life. >> a lot of dogs i stuck at home . check this out. a dog walking app called waguespack with the push of a button you can hire a dog walker to come to your home. it will cost $10 for a quick potty break or $30 for a one hour, deluxe walk. >> you can follow them on gps and it tells you what happened during the walk. >> you can wago
CBS
Jan 18, 2017 5:00pm EST
preparing to say good-bye to bao bao. >> the giant panda headed to china. china owns all of the giant pandas in the u.s. and requires them to be sent there once they reach breeding age. bao bao is going to turn four this year. the zoo will hold a series of celebratory events from february 16ththrough february 20th. >>> website confuses a local journalist with the widow of the orlando nightclub shooter. we'll hear from noor tagori about the mix up. >>> how a mother who lost six children in a house fire wants us to honor her little angels. >>> folks heading to washington for the women's march this weekend are turng family affair. those stories and more just ahead. >>> hundreds of thousands of people are expected at saturday's women's march on the national mall. >> northern virginia bureau chief peggy fox talked with moms to see if they plan on bringing their kids to the march. >> you're going to see a lot of these it's a pink hat. it's one of about a dozen knitted by a canadian woman in town to be in the march with her son and daughter-in-law. some people think that there will be
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Dec 1, 2015 5:00pm EST
. and china. the situation identifyed in china where heavy smog is a constant reminder of severe air pollution. the conference continues for the next two weeks. >>> police are investigating the mysterious death of a new mayor in alaska just weeks after he was elected to lead the capital city of juneau. 70-year-old greg fitting was found dead on monday. police say they are aware of rumors that he was assaulted, but that right now is explanation. authorities say they hope an autopsy will determine his exact cause of best. >>> investigators determined a problem with the air indonesia rutter control system coupled with the pilot's response brought down the flight. all 162 people on board were killed. maintenance records showed problems with the rutter system had been reported at least 23 times before last year's crash. >>> it is perhaps the hottest gift idea of the christmas season but a louisiana woman is blaming a hoverboard for burning down her house. the futuristic skateboard is power bid a lithium battery. well, day after she bought it jessica horn said she saw flames shooting from
CBS
Aug 6, 2014 5:00pm EDT
countries like china is if you don't go overseas, you're not going to get arrested. >> reporter: lewis expects to see more large-scale data breaches, but says only a small fraction of those with stolen information will lose money as a result. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >> this is a good reminder for awfully us to protect our information and the best way to do it is to change your pos word and make it more -- password and make it more complicated and avoid those sketchy websites. >>> the thing about the password, you make them too complicated, then you forget what they are. >> you have to figure out where did i put that? i forgot the place where i put the password. >> and you write them down, you lose them. you put them in the computer, you're right back where you started. >> when you write them down, you have to put them in a specstart winding down? >> probably 9:00 north of town and maybe 10:00, 11:00 south of town. nothing severe but heavy downpours west. let's start with a live look outside. our live weather cam. still pretty quiet downtown. temperature wise, the clouds
CBS
Jun 15, 2016 5:00pm EDT
from china. >> the person who died was a chinese citizen. 13 people were taken from local area hospitals. two people are still in critical condition. the u.s. park police are investigating. they have not said what caused the wreck, nor which vehicle crossed the center line. >> there are areas where if you're not paying attention, you know, that could happen. >> reporter: bus drivers who work the mount vernon circuit, say maneuvering the gw parkway, requires extra care. >> this corridor between mount vernon and washington, d.c., is really tough for buses to get through. it's a tight area, with traffic going north and south. the buses have to stay in their lane. >> there were 17 chinese citizens who were on that bus. and we know that a representative from the embassy of china visited the injured at a nova fairfax hospital today. we're also told the state department is helping those people get in touch with those. reporting live, peggy fox, wusa 9. >>> a noontime shooting lands a young man in the hospital. >> police responding to the 2600 block of stanton road, around 11:35 this m
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Jun 20, 2016 5:00pm EDT
the george washington parkway last week. she's a 62-year-old woman from china. two others are in critical condition. 18 visitors from china were on that bus when it collided with a car near george washington's mount vernon home. the bus and tend to others injured on the bus. >>> crews were called in to repair a water main break in prince george's county. sky 9 was on the scene around 6:30 this morning. swan creek road had to be shut down in both directions while repair crews worked to fix that break. >>> we are just getting started on 9 news at 5:00. neighbors remember a woman who asked the courts to protect her from her ex. that story coming up at 5:30. >>> one of our area's most iconic bridges is in danger of being closed down if costly repairs are not completed soon. >>> and more on the big storms headed our way tomorrow and rest of your workweek forecast. >>> right after the break, frightening moments for an 11-year-old groped at a store . >>>'k a man who fairfax policy inappropriately touched a girl in a target store is still on the run. >> it happened saturday evening in
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Jun 8, 2015 5:00pm EDT
. in china town four people were stabbed after an argument inside this walgreen's spilled outside. the incident report says the suspect went to his car, came back with a of new, stabbed the -- with a knife, stabbed the four people he was arguing with and fled in his car. >> this weekend there was a lot of violence. >> reporter: police made an arrest in the case, but that was only part of the violence this weekend. three men were shot on irvington street southwest early saturday morning. there were shootings in southeast, southwest and northwest. at least eight shootings were reported in d.c. those and the stabbings all happened this weekend, but they were all unrelated. >> kind of surprising. that's kind of a record, right? >> reporter: it has some residents worried. >> i'm always kind of watching to see the behavior of people around me just to not live in fear but to be responsive. >> reporter: sources with the d.c. police department tell me despite these incidents overall violent crime in d.c. has not increased. some of the violence that happened in weekend that has concerned re
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Apr 28, 2015 5:00pm EDT
artificially inseminated her with the sperm from bao bao's dad and a male panda from china. they're hoping to expand the population and they have to use artificial insemination because the pandas here have issues breeding on their own. >> the female will lie on the ground so the male can't get to her. both animals are very inexperienced. >> reporter: to make it even more difficult zoo biologist lori thompson says female pandas are only technically in the mood around two days a year. on days when the u.s. and china military cooperations are tense. >> i gave birth at 50 years old to these beautiful boys and i couldn't do it without technology. >> reporter: plenty of moms are excited and can relate. >> it was nice till she had to come out. >> reporter: some are also curious if human intervention actually helps because pandas reproduce so infrequently. >> that means this species gets a leg up over other species because they're attractive to humans. >> i think it's great. >> any advice as a mom? >> hang in there. >> stephanie ramirez wusa 9news. >> scientists say giant panda pregnancies
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Dec 29, 2016 5:00pm EST
michael's death. >>> don't look down, here's the scariest bridge. today in china actually they opened the world's highest bridge. it's 1900 feet in the air. almost a half mile, right. it's the equivalent of a 200 story building. it links two cities in eastern china and took 3 years and $150 million to complete construction. no thank you. >> no. >> i agree. >> no way. >> even the video is even of making me sick. >> wouldn't want to take a trip there. >> yep. especially if it's windy. >> right. >> a gust of wind comes. >> i don't know >>> you've been feeling this wind outside. >> yeah, you guys make me stand out there to tell you how windy it is. >> for the record it's not us. >> you mised the missed the moments when my hair goes. somehow on camera it calms down. over night it picked up and will really pick up tomorrow as well. let's talk about what we are expecting over the next few days. it's going to be cold. blustery on friday. melting snow showers and some of those snow showers might come over 81 and you might see some flurries. i'm not talking about any accumulation, no problems. more
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Jun 23, 2017 5:00pm EDT
the leesburg man arrested for spying for china and lying to u.s. officials. he was coming back from shanghai when customs flagged kevin malorie when he didn't claim the $16,000 he had in his bags. that prompted an fbi investigation. and he was arrested and charged yesterday. wusa 9's ilian diaz is live now. >> reporter: naturally he's the talk of the town, and just about everyone in this town does know who kevin mallory is. i kept asking them why? they all said he seemed to be an interesting quirky man but everyone says they never imagined he was something like this. >> i'm on the treadmill. i'm almost done. so i'm checking. and i'm like a guy in leesburg. i'm thinking this guy. >> this guy is kevin mallory. >> he had had a unique presence i guess. >> most just no kevin as that guy at the gym. >> he was always a spotlight. he was always doing something different. he was a little off. but i mean i always wondered if he had a job. >> it turns out he does. on paper kevin mallory is an exgovernment worker turned consultant who works from home. he speaked chinese, is married and has thre
CBS
Sep 24, 2015 5:00pm EDT
leading the field. >>> the president of china is here in washington. xi jinping arrived and is scheduled to have an informal dinner with president obama. this meeting comes around growing tensions as the white house accuses china of cyber espionage and the chinese claim the u.s. is interfering in its affairs. >>> president obama continues his meetings with world leaders on monday. he'll speak with russian president putin on the sidelines of the u.n. general assembly, the first meeting in nearly a year between these two leaders. they disagree on much, particularly syria and ukraine and it's really strained the relationsship between the u.s. and russia. >>> coming up straight ahead pope francis continues to be a hot topic on social media. >> the bakery in new york serves up some holy treats for the pontiff's visit. >> we did not get a break on the pollen today. trees and grasses are now moderate. weeds are back in the low range, mold spores off the charts in the high range. this is always available on our app. go to the app store and search for wusa9. we'll come back and talk about the uns
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Jul 18, 2014 5:00pm EDT
storms ever to hit china's coast left at least one person dead. the supertyphoon packed winds up to 134 miles an hour, the same storm blamed for at least 38 depths earlier this week in the philippines. it was upgraded this morning to a supertie football. more than 70,000 people -- supertyphoon. more than 70,000 people in china have been forced to evacuate their homes. >>> people living in central washington state have been told to get out quickly because that fire is getting closer to the community of leavenworth. the fire sent a light dusting of ash over at nearby village. smoke could be seen for miles around. >>> there are new concerns tonight about the threat of damaging earthquakes in parts of the east and central u.s., according to a u.s. geological survey report. it finds parts of 16 states have the highest risk of earthquakes and they include south carolina, kentucky, illinois and tennessee. scientists say they learned a lot from the 5.8 magnitude quake that rattled the mid- atlantic and the northeast back in 2011. >>> montgomery county police are asking for your help finding a m
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Sep 30, 2014 5:00pm EDT
unless china gives in or hong kong's leader gives up, the standoff will only get bigger. tina krause, cbs news. >> when china took control in 1997, it promised to allow residents liberties not seen in china. >>> the world lost 50% of its biodiversity. that's according to a new report. that means that there are half as many animals on the planet as there were 40 years ago. and here's another troubling part of that report. the global human population already exceeds our planet's biocapacity. >>> coming up, breast cancer awareness. one local hospital is working to screen as many women as possible. find out how you can take advantage of this life saving procedure. >> trending now h why tracy morgan is partly to blame for his own injuries. the nfl's response to a player penalized for an end zone prayer and why a couple decided to leave a massive tip for lousy service. in fairfax county we had to cut a lot of waste. we consolidated offices. started sharing printers. we can walk a few feet. replaced computers, but kept the monitors. they still work fine. we even discovered that the phone co
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Nov 11, 2014 5:00pm EST
briefly with russian president vladimir putin during the apec conference in china. the two leaders spoke for three times for about 15 to 20 minutes about iran, syria, and ukraine. president obama and putin's relationship has been more strained than normal since the u.s. imposed sanctions against putin's inner circle. a result of the russian actions in ukraine. >> and we are just getting started on wusa9 news at 5:00. a local school district decides to remove all religious references, including christmas from its calendar. the controversial decision coming up at 5:30. >> plus, that same blast of arctic air heading our way causes snowy chaos on its journey east. we'll show you incredible video coming up. >> and this maryland mom of six has a lot to be grateful for this veteran's day. her war story when we return. >>> and we have redskins in the house. davis are here. they are working with our incredible volunteers with uso turkeys for troops phone bank is up and running. if you want to show your gratitude to our service members, donate just $50 to feed military families this thanksgiving a
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Aug 22, 2017 5:00pm EDT
. most of those firms and people are associated with russia and china. the measures block any assets they may have in u.s. jurisdictions, and bars americans from doing business with them allen kiterman ordered this monument removed yesterday after a 5 day public awareness period. today, on facebook, kittleman describes that memorial as hurtful to many residents in the community, and says he felt compelled to move it. it will be donated to a local museum. >>> making black fabric over the statues of robert e. lee, and stonewall jackson. it is to honor heather heyer, who died in the violence earlier this month. the decision was made shortly after this happened. >> you've been called to order. we're going to suspend the meeting. >> hundreds of people brought this council meeting to a halt last night in charlottesville. many of them angry over how >> that girl, i knew that girl. you let her get murdered. kkk and neo-nazis can come here and say whatever they want, but citizen from here can't. >> several people were taken out of the meeting. the counselors briefly left the chambers before r
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Nov 6, 2017 5:00pm EST
tomorrow, before stopping in china. >>> angry gun control activists staged a rally today on capitol hill. they were outside the heart sent office building. a group called gays against guns called on lawmakers to break the grip of the nra, and the gun industry. when there are 91 to death every day it's time to enact real gun control legislation. the flag at the u.s. capitol reflects that. it will remain that way, and other buildings on public grounds in it's united states and abroad until thursday. >>> we're covering over news tonight. have you seen this viral picture. we fuzzed it out here, but you know what's going on there. a virginia woman is out of her job after flipping the middle finger to president trump's motorcade, and she's not apologizing. we're going to hear her story in just a bit. it's a statewide election. what's on the line when voters head to the polls tomorrow. the washington redskins still flying high in the team win over the seahawks. why they're pitching in to make sure students in our area have clothes to wear to school. showers and storms. one south of warrent
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Dec 22, 2017 5:00pm EST
the three basketball players are out of china and safe here from jail lamar ball of deangelo. >> coming covfefe title. probably one of the president's shortest tweets. >> coming in at number two, the president's thoughts on north korea. kim jung un. >> why would he call he old when i would never call him short and fat. oh, well i try so hard to be his friend. >> dotard. >> coming in at number one, president trump punching a man with a cnn logo super imposed over his face because that's what you want to do pro mote violence against journalists. not funny. >> not presidential. >>> in tonight's alert is a love affair with bit coin over. the falling below $12,000 this morning. when all is said and done bit coin could have its first week since 2013 after a manic climb peaking at close to $20,000 on sunday. >>> fast food restaurants are facing off in a dollar menu war. taco bell added the one dollar stacker. that's a quesadilla egg sandwich to its menu. mcdonald's is planning to update its value men in january offering new men items for $1, $2, and $3. >>> and it's just three days
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Aug 4, 2017 5:00pm EDT
pretty obvious but in china not so much. there are reminders now built into the ground. the ford summer sales event is in full swing. it's gonna work, i promise you, we can figure this out. babe... little help. -hold on, mom. no, wifi. wifi. it's not a question, it's a thing. take on summer right with ford, america's best-selling brand. now with summer's hottest offer. get zero percent for seventy-two months plus an additional thousand on top of your trade-in. during the ford summer sales event get zero percent for seventy-two months plus an additional thousand on top of your trade-in. offer ends soon. >>> police say they stopped a man in louisiana with 2 pounds of high-grade marijuana hidden in cereal boxes. they made the discovery when he was stopped for speeding. during the stop he admitted his driver's license is expired and in the back seat of the vehicle, just part. laying on the seat. he told deputies he was transporting the marijuana for  distribution in nearby mi
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Jun 4, 2015 5:00pm EDT
is simply heartbreaking. >>> the death toll at 75 in that capsized china cruise ship disaster. >> rescuers spent the night cutting into the hull of the cruise boat. crews worried puncturing the boat would release air that kept it afloat. >>> remember the scene last april in baltimore? part of east 26th street collapsed on camera pulling cars down with it. today that street reopened. luckily no one was hurt. no homes were damaged. repairs to the retaining wall that was holding the street over the track below cost more than $12 million. >>> with hurricane season underway pepco wants you to know it's ready for disaster. >> crews worked on how to respond if a tree comes down on live power lines. most folks just care about getting their lights back on, but it's not that simple for the linesmen in the field. >> the time that it takes to make the job safe is the most important time that we do because it's very important to cover this aspect of the job. we want everything safe, everything deenergized to get the power back on safely. >> now despite a prediction for a slower than averag
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Aug 25, 2015 5:00pm EDT
some overseas investors. asian markets took a beating and in china, the shanghai stock index fell and a leading index in japan was down. >>> the public service commission has denied the merger application. the $6.9 billion merger would have led to rate hikes and other problems. >> i'm just happy for the people in the district of columbia. the real beneficiaries would have been the officers and the shareholders. the people who would have been harmed were the rate payers and the people of the district of columbia. >> they had planned to set aside $100 million to give customers a $50 credit. it also intended to cover the cost of setting up an energy efficiency program for low income customers. >>> slashed tires and busted windows. that's what some north potomac car owners faced. vandals in the community overnight. if you know anything, please call police. >>> today a judge sentenced a former bank manager to nine years in prison for her role in an armored truck robbery. the 15-year-old was the branch manager in high i can't sayville. the defendant along with a bank security guard and four
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Dec 20, 2016 5:00pm EST
recent comments on china and his questioning of a long standing u.s. policy that taiwan is a part of china. >>> trending now. six new musical acts are on their way to rock and roll royalty. >> the staggering, staggering dinner tab thatla nded in the lap of an nfl rookie. >> they keep doing this. >>> a new messaging option for facebook users. topper. >>> maybe not quite as cold as last night. we're splicing hairs here. 24 in fairfax. 19 in leesburg. 25 in wood bridge for lows. how well the temps respond tomorrow as winter rolls in. we'll look ahead to travel thursday and friday. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. so we're offering incredibly fast 150 meg internet, just in time for the holidays. hurry, freddy, you're gonna miss it! coming. i can't believe he is doing this. it's so fast that in the 3.7 seconds it takes gary watson to beat the local sled jump record, held by gary watson... fly, gary, fly. ...his friend can download 13 different versions of the perfect song... ...his sister can
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Apr 20, 2017 5:00pm EDT
and pressing china for help, reining in north korea's nuclear ambition. president trump insisted his trade probe was not targeting chinese steel. >> this has to do with worldwide, what's happening. >> reporter: but mr. trump's commerce secretary says chinese steel exports have continued to rise and now 26% of the u.s. market. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. >> both china and russia were part of a unanimous u.n. security council resolution condemning north korea's recent attempt to launch missile, demanding it conduct no further nuclear tests and threatening more sanctions. >>> police arrested one man but still looking for two others connected to a murder in college park. 27-year-old william moore of dundalk, maryland is charged with first-degree murder. 36-year-old rally farley was shot and killed in an apartment on milestone way last month. police released some video of two other people walking into his apartment building just before that shooting and $25,000 is out there for the person who can lead police to those men. >>> the traffic is moving on the beltway's inner loop
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Nov 30, 2015 5:00pm EST
warming to 3.6 degrees fahrenheit from preindustrial levels. the united states and china share the title of the world's two biggest polluters and it is something president obama pledges to change. >> the united states of america not only recognizes our role in creating this problem. we embrace our responsibility to do something about it. >> security at the summit was tight, following the deadly terror attacks in paris earlier this month. the president paid his respects at the bataclan theater, where 90 people were killed. >>> we switch gears a little bit here. the burgundy and gold fans are feeling pretty proud of a sweet victory yesterday. >> yesterday's win against the new york giants actually puts washington at the top of the nfc east. five more games are left in the regular season, two of which are against the struggling dallas cowboys. that is their next game, next monday. >> redskins for life! we love them! they are doing better than they was! >> vision is kind of bad right now, but it's good to be number one, even amongst a weak field. >> we're going to beat dallas. >> need more c
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Jul 28, 2015 5:00pm EDT
his sister who traveled all the way from china. i'll have her words for the people or person responsible coming up at 6:00. >> thank you, stephanie. >>> three breaking and developing stories coming your way. nine people are being treated after somebody sprayed mace on a metro bus. this happened on georgia avenue right near irving street. our garrett haake joins us live with more. >> reporter: derek, this happened a little over an hour ago as this bus was traveling up georgia amendment it's come to a stop at georgia and irving. a man and a woman on this bus were in some kind of argument, some kind of verbal altercation when the woman pulled out a can of pepper spray and sprayed it on the man. in the tight quarters on that bus, she also hit several other people, at least three people, possibly as many as nine getting some degree of spray from that pepper spray. fortunately nobody hurt badly enough that they had to be transported aqai from the scene. -- away from the scene b. a dozen people are waiting on the other side of the bus chu can't see here on -- bus which you can't see
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Jul 10, 2015 5:00pm EDT
, but many are pointing the finger at china. >> the chinese will use this to spy on us. this gives them an immense intelligence advantage. >> millions of americans are receiving letters telling them their data is at risk. the white house says there is no indication yet those hackers have used the stolen information. at 6:00 peggy fox gets more information on the stolen information from federal information. >>> an investigation found at howard university hospital patient names, account numbers and service dates from the university faculty practice plan were involved. about 1,400 patients are impacted. the error happened when a debt collection company sent parents' letters to the wrong addresses. >>> it will be a wet start to that weekend. our first alert chief meteorologist topper shutt is live on the weather deck. what's the deal on the storms? >> generally good news. first a spectacular evening right now and the whole weekend is not going to be went. here's a look at the radar. these -- wet. here's a look at the radar. there are more showers back in the mountains that will roll in
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