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Nov 10, 2014 7:00pm EST
advisory councils. >>> president obama announced the u.s. and china have agreed to make it easier for tourists, students and business people to travel from one country to the other. that announcement came during day one of a two day economic summit in beijing. >> last year 1.8 million chinese visitors to the united states contributed $21 billion to our economy and supported more than 100,000 american jobs. >> tomorrow president obama has a private meeting with china's president. the white house says they will discuss controversial issues such as cyber theft, currency manipulation and human rights. >>> the fbi trying to figure out who hacked the postal service system. post office believes the cyber thieves might have gotten away with information about their employees including social security numbers. as for customers? the spokesman says people who use the call center may have had their phone numbers, e-mail addresses or other information taken. he says the breach did not affect customers who visited local post office branches or used the usps website. >>> winter does not officially be
CBS
Aug 21, 2015 7:00pm EDT
markets took a nosedive over fears about china's slowing economy. the dow plunged more than 530 points, the nasdaq slid by 171 points. analysts call this the worst week for the dow 27 -- since 2011. >>> a great weekend on tap in our weather department. topper shutt has the a plus forecast for all the kids who want to enjoy their last couple days of freedom before school comes back. >> it's our fourth really fantastic weekend in a row and yet another weekend that is not very augustlike. we are talking low humidity. good deal. let's tart with temperatures because that really is the story. already 79 in gaithersburg and baltimore, 81 downtown d.c., that's just fantastic. the temps run a little bit below average and as we mentioned earlier, it's a dry air mass so when the sun sets here shortly temps will fall quickly. 81 at leesburg, 81 also in manassas. when we factor in the humidity you will notice the temperatures aren't going to change. for example, just focus in on national, okay? temperature there 81, we will factor in humidity, stays 81. that's really a pretty good sign to be
CBS
Apr 28, 2015 7:00pm EDT
male panda from china. scientists are hoping to expand the endangered species genetic population and they have to use artificial insemination because the pandas here have issues breeding on their own. >> our female will lie down on the ground so the male can't quite get to her and he can't really figure out how to lift her up and get her in the right position. there is difficulty in breeding pandas and once in the wild they might observe breeding. >> to make it even more difficult, zoo biologist lori thompson says female pandas are only technically in the mood around two days a year so on days when the u.s. and china military relations are tense both countries are cooperating on this breeding program. >> i think it's great. i do. i'm happy there's an international effort. >> reporter: thompson says there's no test to tell if this works. the only thing they can do is look for nesting. >> any advice for the mom? >> hang in there. >> here at the national zoo stephanie ramirez wusa 9news. >> giant panda pregnancies generally last between three and cics -- and six months. you can foll
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Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
-- participate at your own risk, that is the message today from china's government about bit coins. today china banned its banks from handling bit coins but said 5th individuals could trade -- said private individuals could trade them at their own risks. more than 4,500 companies use bit coins for their transactions. as of today one bit coin is worth 1,000 u.s. dollars. people are stuck in very old habits of using toothpaste to clean a denture. but dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can grow and multiply. polident is specifically designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.99% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains, cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's why dentists recommend polident. [ male announcer ] polident. cleaner, fresher, brighter every day. >>> talk about giving some joy have, you seen the flash mob at the air and space museum here in d.c. this week? check it out. ♪[ music ] >> it all started with that lone cello in the middle of t
CBS
May 23, 2016 7:00pm EDT
. mostly because china, the aggressive country, is seizing territory in the sea around vietnam. the president says dropping the ban can help stop the threat. >>> wearing bullet resistant vests. the fire chief tweeted a photo of himself modeling a ballistic vest with the caption never thought you would see me wearing one of these. fire department officials said they're exploring the idea of getting vests for firefighters. there is no rush to buy them. last month two firefighters were shot, one killed, while on a welfare check. >>> an hour, 12 minutes, 30 seconds that's how long freshmen to scale the grease covered learn don monument and place a cover on tomorrow. this year's class had a faster than average finishing time making it to the top with mid ship man fourth class who gave thanks to his late father lost during a training flight back in 2003. >>> maryland students pepper sprayed at a graduation party. the latest on the investigation and why we have not seen police body cam video. >> a scary moment at the ballpark a batter hit in the face by a pitch. we'll have the latest on ho
CBS
Apr 24, 2015 7:00pm EDT
courting to court documents. he allegedly told investigators he imported those drugs from china with plans to give them out for sex. his first court appearance today. he was released on personal recognizance and due back in court next month. >>> she's 23. she was 13 when it all allegedly began. a former montgomery county teaching assistant is charged with felony child abuse tonight and police say he confessed. >> reporter: i'm bruce leshan at loiterman middle school in silver spring, montgomery county public schools which have been hit repeatedly by child sex abuse cases are hit again. a teaching assistant, robert wilson, 23, accused of kissing and fondling a 14-year-old girl inside the school itself. hey, don't touch that. that's assault. you could be charged. >> get that out of my face, man. >> reporter: one of wilson's furious relatives grabbed our camera after a bail review hearing in rockville. >> and i just want justice. i don't believe he done this. i really don't believe he done this. >> reporter: police say wilson would meet the girl starting when she was 13 in the school in
CBS
Oct 13, 2014 7:00pm EDT
... bring high tech and manufacturing jobs to virgina. because instead of outsourcing jobs to china...we should be... insourcing them here for our people...and thats why i... approved this message. >>> how long coa by nes stay in an involuntary psychiatric hold? we have new details tonight. >> my parents are bleep bleep. >> why would her parents trick her into psychiatric lockdown? >> do you know how long she will be in there? >> some see it as a more humane way. >> she sings "fancy" but iggy azalea admits she wasn't so fancy fighting with the paparazzi. her l.a. laker boyfriend today. plus, an actress has gone missing and we talk to her dad about the real life mystery. >> and the star playing stephen hawking on the real life love story. >> and how "magic mike xxl" will be even more racy than the original. >> i can guarantee it. >> and we put the cast of "ouija" together with a world-renowned psychic medium. >> this reading got like weird. >> got really emotional. >> who is from cuba? >> all of us. >> that freaked me out. >> now "e.t." all ready for halloween. >> hi everybody, and w
CBS
Dec 31, 2015 7:00pm EST
a trial run for a visit between west coast and china. >>> a consumer alert involving everyone registered to voes in the u.s. security-- vote in the u.s. security researchers found a massive data file was left online, unsecureered. the data base is packed with personal information on 191 million voters, the file includes names, addresses, phone numbers, birth dates, and voting history since the year 2000. voter information is public, but many states restrict how much information can be used and by whom and until this file was discovered there was no central data base with details from all the states. the file is no longer accessible and it is not clear who built it. >>> at least one american can start the new year a multimillion air, no one matched all the nuchlbers in the power-- numbers in the power ball t is sitting pretty $330 million, it hasn't been this high in 3 years. the next drawing is saturday. if one person chooses the one-time pay out, $205 million bucks. >>> break up's, marriages, lawsuits, broken record. after weather we take a look back at the entertainment stor
CBS
May 31, 2016 7:00pm EDT
slide in south china that killed six people. crews are looking for six others reported missing on sunday. a passing van and motorcycle narrowly escaped. now they're clearing the road and hauling away the soil. >>> a plan to expand rome's subway system uncovered ancient ruins. a military barracks for emperors army is about 2000 years old. the dig discovered 39 rooms used to store weapons and house soldiers. they're hoping to keep the ruins intact and feature them in the design plan. >>> getting down and dirty. how this so called extreme and box is helping adults relive their childhood. i am don champion with the of may. you know what that means. high pollen readings. you can find this on our website and our app if you have our app. you should. it's free. just open up and scroll down. we'll come back and talk about how we >>> driving through northwest d.c. will be faster and a lot less frustrating we are told. d dot engineers are tweaking timing of nearly 400 traffic lights. they're using new data to reprogram signals and say it will cut down on drive times, pedestrian crossing time
CBS
Aug 25, 2015 7:00pm EDT
, pandas often decide only to nurse the larger cub. >>> even before china's economy helped tank markets worldwide, u.s. businesses knew something was wrong. that's coming up. >>> and it was not a fence jumper or a car with weapons but a helicopter near hey terry stop! they have a special! so, what did you guys think of the test drive? i love the jetta. but what about a deal? terry, stop! it's quite alright... you know what? we want to make a deal with you. we're twins, so could you give us two for the price of one? come on, give us a deal. look at how old i am. do you come here often? he works here, terry! you work here, right? yes... ok let's get to the point. we're going to take the deal. get a $1000 volkswagen reward card on select 2015 jetta models. or lease a 2015 jetta s for $139 a month after a $1000 volkswagen bonus. >>> today prosecutors in paris open add terror investigation into a thwarted attack on a high speed train. they have learned more about the suspect from morocco. >>> a man wrestled the ak-47 away from the attacker and he was shot. spencer stone acted quickly. >> he
CBS
Aug 20, 2015 7:00pm EDT
china. they were high above the factory site where they were shot by green peace as they would come as workers, of the hazardous material suits would begin clearing away the wreckage. near the blast site, they would have 356 times the acceptable level. that explosion would kill at least 114 people. >>> up next, caitlyn jenner could face a year behind bars. what police say she did. >>> we are still tracking thunderstorms. you know here at fedex field, they may go to the north. but we're not out of the woods yet. a few more storms that are i bwe invented theca. lightbulb! we built the first skyscraper and the assembly line. we were the first to fly and walk on the moon. and made the first cellphone; and dreamed up the internet. then why can't we lead on energy? clean energy! when wade le, we put america to work. that means jobs. lots of them! >>> when they rear ended a lexus pushing it in to oncoming traffic as the driver of that vehicle was killed when they were killed head on by a hummer. genre could face a year up ifcon -- if convicted, jenner could face up to a year in prison. >>> th
CBS
Dec 16, 2013 7:00pm EST
the most flavor. we took his word for it. seth doane, cbs news, shandong province, china. >> pelley: and that's the "cbs evening news" for tonight. for all of us at cbs news all around the world, good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org >>> we begin the newscast with breaking news from northwest washington. a two-alarm fire broke out in an apartment building in the 2500 block of calvert street. we are told the flames first broke out in an apartment on the fifth floor. the fire also spread to the sixth floor. people were evacuated from their homes. that apartment building is just across the street from the motel. flames, we are told, are currently under control. fighters are bringing in fans to help blow the smoke from that building. still no word on a cause of the fire and fortunately, it does appear as of right now, there have been no injuries from that fire. >> allegations of sexual assault in a d.c. multimillion dollar pool facility. >> and new redskin quarterback, same old results, your world in 90 seconds. >> the multimilli
CBS
Sep 1, 2015 7:00pm EDT
in china's economy. the dow dropped 470 points. the nasdaq slid 140. >>> a big announcement from pope francis today. he said he will allow priests to forgive women who have formally had abortions. >> that was considered a sin so grave they're automatically excommunicated, but in a letter released by the vatican today the pope said women who confess in the upcoming year of mercy could be forgiven. the holy year begins in december, ends in late november next year. some catholics seem to welcome the change. >> i think it's the first step. of course, you do it for one year, i think eventually will be a stay forever. >> it's very progressive. it warms my heart that we can be forgiven. >> theologians say god is always ready to forgive. >>> a court clerk is going to face a federal judge thursday for refusing to issue same sex marine licenses for same sex couples despite the supreme court ruling in june declaring gay marriages are legal everywhere. davis said doing so would go against her religious beliefs. >> she does not want to step down and on the other hand, she doesn't want to violate h
CBS
Sep 25, 2015 7:00pm EDT
dinner at the white house as president obama plays host to china's president. earlier today the two leaders announced an agreement on fighting cyber attacks but president obama says words must be followed by actions. china has beenlinged to a handful of cyber attacks that targeted private u.s. corporations as well as government data bases. >>> at the national zoo, it was pandemonium. the first ladies of the u.s. and china had a more pleasant half. they announced the name for the panda born at the zoo. it means precious treasure. it sounded pretty good to the visitors at the zoo. >> i think it's a great name. i might name my kid that someday. >> i think it's cute. do you think it's cute? do you like it? >> she now weighs about 3- pounds. he's growing bigger everyday. but it'll be a few more weeks before he can open his eyes and walk. he won't come out into the exhibit until early next year. but for now, you can watch him on the panda cam. >>> a lot of people were just happy to see the pope. this guy was one of the few who kissed him. next he tells us what was going on in his mind whe
CBS
Dec 16, 2015 7:00pm EST
, baba will move to china to mate to preserve the population. >> working together we will be able to make a positive change for this spaoess. >> reporter: but for now his days are low key like a newborn human he gets tired easily. he spends most of his time napping and hanging out with mom. >> he might be a little mama boy, that is great. they hope to have another baby coming by the time he leaves for china. his moment is set to have another one in 2017. the panda house reopens to the public one month from today. i like what she said. how do they get so big eating bamboo. >> yes, his legs not strong enough but he is getting there. >> yes. a big boy. >> yes. >>> santa trades in a sleigh for holly. how they are helping kids, later. >>> here is the future cast, 9:00, we have showers and rain across the metro area. down to fredericks,burg, we will take you through hour pie hour and let you know when we get a blast of the coldest air we have seep so far. >>> after the break, more on the our coverage of today's mistrial in baltimore. we are going to hear from an attorney who he experience cold
CBS
Jul 9, 2015 7:00pm EDT
, they believe that the chinese government was behind the whole thing and that china says to not look at us. >>> new information for you on the outage that halted trading on wall street yesterday. where today the new york stock exchange, they would blame that problem on a software upgrade. the official said that the upgrade would cause the communication problems between their trading softwares and the other systems, which would stop their orders from going on through. and trading was down nearly four hours while the crews, they worked to fix the glitch. >>> and the rebel flag is coming down at least in south carolina. after the break, the two local cities, they are dealing with their own confederate controversy. >> that's not the kind of rally that a presidential candidate wants. after the break, these protesters are ♪ southwest is having a sale because when there's a reunion every cent should go to a killer dress. ♪"never gonna get it" by en vogue ♪ and heels. and a blowout. mani/pedi. three weeks of tanning. facial. a backup dress. bronzer, lip gloss... book for as low as
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Aug 14, 2015 7:00pm EDT
the school was the target of a cyber attack that originated in china. no personal information like social security numbers or confidential research material was compromised. security upgrade are underway there tonight. that means many university systems will be offline all weekend including e-mail. >>> why would you take the time to build something just to smash it to pieces? >> i just don't know. that's what some young scientists are doing during a summer program. we're going to explain why just ahead. >> plus this isn't just any ordinary block of northwest d.c. we'll tell you about some hidden technology here that is helping the environment. >> we've got a lot more to tell you about. you're watching your only local news at 7:00 right here on wusa9. i believe in america. we invented the lightbulb! we built the first skyscraper and the assembly line. we were the first to fly and walk on the moon. and made the first cellphone; and dreamed up the internet. then why can't we lead on energy? clean energy! when we lewead, put america to work. that means jobs. lots of them! it's a good l
CBS
Aug 28, 2015 7:00pm EDT
xiang had been artificially inseminated with sperm from two pandas. the other was from china. the national zoo says this little guy is thriving, making plenty of noise and gaining more fur, all great signs. >> so he with just learned the -- so we just learned the new panda is a boy. >> i'm a boy like the panda. >> i wished. >>> a happy fathers -- him a happy father's day. really he has to be very proud. look at his actions. >> the zoo also said the cub that died fell ill from complications of pneumonia. you can see the surviving cub in person in january, but before that the zoo is expected to name the panda. normally that ceremony is held when a cub turns 100 days old. >>> teeing off may not seem like classwork, but in today's s.t.e.m. is cool in school report we're going to show you how golf helps local students improve their math and science skills. howard? >> what a beautiful evening. the only negative today and there were very few might be the allergy count. it's ragweed season. weeds are high. mold spores are moderate. back with a warmer forecast in just a few moments. >>> we
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Jun 2, 2015 7:00pm EDT
still missing in china after a cruise ship capsized in a huge storm. at least 15 people survived including a ship captain and chief engineer. they have now been arrested. the captain told police a sigh chon i flipped that -- cyclone flipped that boat over. more than 400 people are still missing and many of them are senior citizens and some of their young grandchildren who were reportedly with them. >>> the public is invited to services later this week for beau biden. jackpot biden's office announced the plans for his son today. beau biden will lie in honor this thursday in dover, delaware. there will be a viewing on friday in wilmington and on saturday, president obama will deliver a eulogy in honor of beau biden at a funeral mass. he passed away from brain cancer on saturday at just 46. >>> fresh off of a re-election win, fifa's president is stepping down. accept blatter explained -- sepp platter explain had he want -- blatter explained he wants to do what is best. he will stick around until a new president is elected. he was re-elected to a fifth term on friday and that was jus
CBS
Jul 8, 2013 7:00pm EDT
died are coming to san francisco from their home in china. the two girls were found outside the plane, but investigators say the crash may not have been what killed one of them. autopsies are being performed to determine if an emergency truck hit one of the girls as it raced to the scene. >> as you can imagine, it's a very dynamic environment dealing with an active aircraft fire and trying to rescue somewhere in the realm of 300 victims. >> reporter: federal investigators will be at the crash site all week trying to piece together the cause of the accident. >> federal investigators say there was nothing unusual about the plane's descent before the ill fated crash landing. >>> there is an interesting study by popular mechanics about commercial jet crashes in this country. according to this report, if you sit in first or business class, your survival rate in a crash is about 49%, but you're sitting in the back, in coach perhaps ahead or over the wing, it rises to 56% and if you're way in the rear of the plane, your chance of surviving jumps to 69%. >>> federal investigators are also on
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Jun 27, 2016 7:00pm EDT
still not stopping here at gallery place china town and a pretty chaotic scene out here about a half hour ago. people were wondering what happened. they wanted the questions answered and many riders told me they were not being told how to get around the mess. home. bus alternatives are available at gallery place where folks can walk to the archives or metro to pick up trains because of this the green and yellow lines are single tracking at mount vernon square. there may be alternates and this is a developing story so we are going to be having the latest on our social media sites. >>> thanks a lot, stephanie. we will continue to follow any breaking development on the free news fuse app. >>> a murder suspect caught on camera running away from the crime ene. a gun in his hand moments after he allegedly shot five people. that suspect right there is still on the run tonight. >> and wayne ro let, jan parkins friday night. we have more from prince george's county where police are going door to door hoping to find answers. >>> police are confident that the person that shot five people i
CBS
Aug 26, 2015 7:00pm EDT
bao had a stillborn twin and the first surviving cub in 2005 had to be sent back to china. . >>> tomorrow d.c. mayor muriel bowser is set to outline her latest plans for combating murders which are up 30% in the city so far this year. now crew members say they are going to put down their weapons and in exchange ask the mayor and others to guarantee jobs and job training for young men. >> basically right now we don't have anything, anything that's a start, job training, jobs. i can't go to another young man in my community right now that's 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 years old and tell them to put their gun down if i'm not going to replace it with something else. >> they want careers. they want career-based jobs and they're willing to go through training to get these career jobs. >> the young men are part of a group called the alliance for concerned men. in 2007 they entered into a truce with a rival violent crew in the district shaw area. they say that truce did not last because the men could find no jobs or job training programs that lasted. >>> debate is underway at three high sc
CBS
Mar 15, 2016 7:00pm EDT
and published in china recently shared his personal journey. people in moscow are caught between reform and maybe revolution. >> reporter: bruce loves taking the show on the road. moscow. >> we came to moscow to look, to ask questions and perhaps learn a bit. >> he is a father. >> so am i. >> budapest. >> the population is down and the life expectancy for men is only 66 years >> reporter: port-au-prince. >> we understand that the family was not inside >> reporter: rome. >> there is white smoke. we have a new pope >> reporter: constantly pushing himself and others. >> that's impressive. you dot dishes. >> what do you do? >> in terms of what? >> reporter: bruce can be tough, honest but he is fair and honorable. he is one in a million. he is our bruce. >> bruce told me before, not one man could have done all of that. >> that's good point. good point. >> reporter: that's the first thing you told me when i met you. we invite you to go to wusa9 facebook page. >> i need another trip out of the country. >> yeah, i do. >> after. cuba would be nice right about now. >> help me, help me. tal
CBS
Jun 8, 2015 7:00pm EDT
and rooms of a once capsized cruiseship in china. crews are checking and rechecking each room inside of the boat looking for victims and their belongings and clearing out debris. so far rescuers found 434 bodies, 8 people are still missing. the boat capsized during severe weather and only 14 people survived. >>> this coast guard video shows them pulling a boat from ocean city. a 20-year-old on board needed help. but all of the rigging lines made it tough for the crews to get into position and drop down. luckily all of that training kicked in and the crew was able to hoist the patient into the helicopter and get him to help. >>> looks like mother nature had her own plans for an artificial reef. now, that reef was to consist of a barge carrying 15 pieces of art representing protectors of the people who lived on what is now easter island. on sunday, the barge was toed half a mile off shore. when the time came to sink it in 70 feet of water it overturned and that caused the statues to sink head first. >>> the ntsb has a order for metro. fix the rails and fast. the problem that the invest
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Mar 1, 2016 7:00pm EST
. >>> caught on camera. a disturbing story from china. a toddler fell out of the truck of a moving van. his father was driving and didn't even notice. this is unbelievable. a nearby car picked up that little boy and reunited him with his grandfather. i can't believe that that whole thing was captured. oh, my gosh. i just -- i just -- we are thankful that he is safe. >> thank god that he is smart you have to get up. >> he was not hurt, thank goodness for that. the grandfather was so my goodness >>> erin andrews returned to the witness stand in her $75 million civil lawsuit. the man convict of secretly recording her and posting it online is named in the lawsuit along with the marriott nashville. she explained how the video affected her work life. >> i just walk into the coach's offices and sit down and talk to them and i felt like everybody was looking at me like, they've seen the video. and i just want to do everything i could to be normal again. >> the marriott corporation has responded to the lawsuit saying that what happened to andrews is terrible but the stalker is to blame, not the
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Nov 12, 2014 7:00pm EST
mild hyperthermia. >> the leaders of china reached a landmark agreement aimed at saving off global warming. president obama says under this new deal, the united states and china will move more quickly to cut greenhouse gas emissions. >> it shows what is possible when we work together on an urgent global challenge. >> but, back on capitol hill, republican leaders say the deal fails to force china to make any serious sacrifices for years while it threatens coal industry jobs in this country. >> scientists made history today landing a spacecraft on a comet traveling 84,000 miles an hour. the european space agency had been chasing that comet. after traveling 4 billion miles, the rosetta released a craft before touching down on the comet. >> when i loaround the room, i saw tears everywhere because people spend their entire professional careers worrying about this mission and worrying about every little detail. every little screw. >> talk about a shot in the dark for them. scientists say the comet is left over debris from the creation of the solar system. shed light on how the solar syst
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Aug 24, 2015 7:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: the sell-off started overseas as huge losses in china knocked more than 4% off of european markets. investors are concerned about china's crumbling economy but traders here at the new york stock exchange say today's losses can be a unique opportunity. >> from a trader, this is what we live for. >> reporter: markets around the globe react today the slowdown of china's growth. >> it's the second largest economy in the world and from 2007 they were the life raft to the world economy. that trade is no longer there. >> reporter: august is typically a quiet time in equity markets. but today's volatility suggests this ride might not be over. marlie hall, cbs news, new york. >> falling oil prices were also part of the mix today. a barrel of crude tumbled more than $2 to $38.24. >>> we have breaking news coming to the district now where a u.s. park police motorcycle officer was injured in an accident on the 14th street bridge just prior to state interstate 395 near the jefferson memorial. what you're looking at is video taken 15 minutes ago of a medical helicopter transport
CBS
Jun 12, 2015 7:00pm EDT
yet another cyber attack on the federal government and once again it's been tied to china. several u.s. officials say the hackers appear to have gained access to sensitive background information submitted by intelligence and military workers who were seeking security clearances. the hacked information could include names of contacts and relatives and that could potentially put at risk foreign relatives of u.s. intelligence workers. >>> police are investigating a deadly hit and run that happened overnight on suitland parkway in utsoheast. two suspects are in custody, but they are not cooperatingen and the driver is -- cooperating and the drive is still at large. >> reporter: a woman who died in suitland parkway is the fifth loved one a local family has lost within a year. the family speaks only on 9. >> she was always there for me and i miss her so much. >> reporter: nikita tillman says her advertiser is 29-year- old octavia -- her sister 29- year-old octavia was heading hope around midnight. she was a passenger with -- home around midnight. she was a passenger with five other co-wo
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Jun 15, 2016 7:00pm EDT
was carrying tourists from china. the person who died was a chinese citizen. 13 people were taken to local hospitals. two people are still in critical condition. >> nothing worse than that kind of an accident. >> reporter: the u.s. park police are investigating. they have not said what caused the wreck nor which vehicle crossed the center line. >> [ indiscernible if you are 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 id really tough for buses to get through. it's a tight area with traffic going north and south. the buses really have to stay in their lanes. >> reporter: in mount vernon, peggy fox, wusa9. >> a representative from the embassy of china visited the injured chinese people today. the state department is helping them connect with their families. >>> a young man is in the hospital tonight after a shooting near the anacostia metro. it happened in the 2600 block of stanton road southeast just before noon. investigators found the gun but they don't know w
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Jun 4, 2015 7:00pm EDT
gotten away with. the washington post is reporting the hack originated in china. we'll bring you the latest tonight at 11:00. >>> a woman who says jesse matthew sexually assaulted her in fairfax county 10 years ago will be allowed to identify him in court yduring trial. judge made that ruling about 90 minutes ago. the defense argued detectives urged the woman to look up pictures of matthew which might influence her ability to positively id him. the judge disagreed and said it's up to the jury to decide whether or not to believe her. the woman arrived from india today where she now lives. that trial starts monday. matthew also charged with murder in charlottesville in uva student hannah graham's death. >>> the enormity of the loss following the death of two people killed in a dupont circle area fire wednesday came into sharp focus late today. one of the victims, a 24 candidate for a fulbright scholarship who had just celebrate earning her masters degree in arabic studies in georgetown. the kentucky native's identity has not been released because some family members are out of the cou
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Feb 21, 2013 7:00pm EST
this is a story that has been captured headlines for many days now. hackers linked to china breaking into the cyber systems and virtually every institution in town. now, some security experts suggest that they might have gotten their hands on enough information to map out just how we exercise power in this town, even the outgoing defense secretary said that cyber terrorism is a huge emerging threat. >> we've got the threat of cyber security, which is a real threat in our times. and that they can literally threaten to paralyze the country. and that is a real threat. it is something that we've got to be concerned about and because it is the weapon of the future. >>> joining me now to talk more about it, and that they are the director of cyber watch at prince george's county. and good to have you with us. according to the blogger, and i want to quote him. we are very close to being pulled in the first cyber war and right now the chinese, they appear to have the upper hand. can that be true? >> i think that the bid will be overstated. but certainly the chinese have expressed a lot of con
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Aug 27, 2015 7:00pm EDT
. mother mei xiang was inseminated with sperm from tian tian and a male panda from china. the surviving cub is doing fine and was active and nursing all night and mom mei xiang has been showing proper maternal care. she's been adjusting the cub in her arms for better positioning and more grooming. an investigation into what caused the smaller cub's death yesterday is still underway. >>> a piece of maryland history has resurfaced on the eastern shore near the base of the route 50 bridge on the way to ocean city. this spring a highway crew clearing debris underneath the bridge pulled out some very old wood that were part of a ship. researchers concluded they were from a 200-year-old wreck. >> we can estimate that we're looking at a ship that was constructed sometime after the 1750s or so, so last half of the 18th century. >> now this drawing is the best guess at when it might have looked like. a 45-foot merchant vessel possibly built at a chesapeake plantation. one possible theory is british sympathizers might have burned the ship. the remains are undergoing preservation work in calvert count
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May 11, 2015 7:00pm EDT
stop. 43 people were on the united express flight from monterey. >>> eight choir members from china recovering after the stage they were on collapsed mid-song and it was all caught on camera. [ singing ] ] screaming ] >> oh, my goodness. you can see it right there. the 80 member choir just disappearing as the ground gives way. turns out they were practicing for a sunging contest when this all went -- singing contest when this all went down over the weekend. two of the singers were hurt badly, but they are expected to survive. >>> at least five people confirmed dead from tornadoes that hit parts of texas and arkansas. it's not clear what happened to eight others. a couple died when a tornado hit their mobile home late yesterday in nashville, arkansas, but their young daughter survived. >>> former president jimmy cart he said he's doing fine and getting -- carter said he's doing fine and getting along well. he came home early from a trip to south america. this photo was posted of the former president standing at a podium earlier today. he told folks in the crowd he had ad about cold.
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Jun 3, 2015 7:00pm EDT
joined the search for survivors on board a capsized cruise ship in china. rescuers have recovered 26 people so far. more than 400 are still missing. surveillance video shows the ship passing through severe lightning moments before it flipped over in a river. the ship's captain and engineer both survived and are in custody and told police the boat capsized during a cyclone. >>> several people remain in critical condition tonight after a tour bus crashed head on into a tractor trailer in eastern pennsylvania. that bus was full of tourists from italy heading from new york to niagra falls. three people were killed including the bus driver. it's not clear yet what caused that crash. >>> a former fifa executive committee member told a u.s. federal judge he agreed to accept bribes in return for voting to bring the 2010 world cup to south africa. chuck blazer implicated other fifa board members as well in the 2013 documents unsealed today. blazer was a high ranking official on soccer's governing board from 1990 to 2013. >>> favorite american pharoah has drawn the no. five post in the belmont
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Jul 8, 2015 7:00pm EDT
breaches. hackers linked to china got into the system and they snooped into the personnel files of millions of current and former federal workers. well, in this lawsuit the national treasury employees union claims that opm violated workers' rights by failing to protect that private information. >>> we saw a huge celebration in northeast today for the grand opening of ben's chili bowl's fourth location, not including the one at the nats stadium. d.c. -- help cut the ribbon at h and 10th street and inside on photos showing ben's history, which includes a photo of bill cosby. the owners said they are saddened by the most recent revelations and referred to cosby as he's like family but don't appear to be cutting the ties with him. they say today the focus is on the business. >>> after the break, plans to let the masses hear his message from the national mall. >>> we are still tracking thunderstorms producing heavy rain, flash flood warnings in effect for fairfax and the district and also for prince george's county. we will come back and storm track the ♪ southwest is having a sale be
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Feb 12, 2013 7:00pm EST
. north korea confirms yes, we tested a nuclear device. don't be surprised if we test some more. china pretty much the only friend north korea has, we told you not to do it and you did it anyway, don't do it again. the white house calls it provocative and south korea says there must be consequences. >>> pope benedict steps down two weeks from thursday and the cardinals in the catholic church will then gather possibly as early as march 1 to begin the process of selecting his successor. bruce johnson reports, there will be campaigning for the top job in the church. >>> st. matthew's cathedral in downtown washington today, some catholics had definite ideas about what they wanted from the next pope. >> you know, change with the times. moving with the times. not to remain too conservative. >> and not to allow these liberal thoughts of people of today. >> the vatican disclosed today that pope benedict had been fit for a pacemaker a decade ago, but added the procedure had not influenced his decision to become the first pope in nearly 600 years. the last pope to resign from office was gregory.
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Apr 11, 2016 7:00pm EDT
flights to china. if convicted, he could face the death penalty. >>> and sad news to tell you about. radio legend doug banks has died. it was heard locally on makes it.3 at one point during the afternoon drive time. the cause was not yet released. he was just 57 years old, so young. >>> turning our attention to cam taken 2016, most of the five candidates have turned their attention to new york except for ted cruz who is not paying attention to donald trump's home state but is focusing on california and the 172 delegates. both trump and john kasich are courting the 95 delegates. democratic polls show hillary clinton leading bernie sanders. earlier today, she had a really and spoke out against gun violence. >> anything else killing 33,000 people a year, we would possiblyize. >> bernie sanders is criticizing clinton's record on the environment and support of trade deals, and meanwhile, two people not voting for trump in new york are his two children. his son eric and daughter ivanka failed to register in time. be sure to stay with wusa 9 in the latest race for the white house. you can
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