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we will stay on it to let you know how it's looking. we're looking around 6:00 this morning that has changed. stay with us. amy hollyfield. >> a live update. >> from abc this morning. >> new from live desk, a bipartisan majority of americans support tougher sanctions on russia. that's according to a brand-new abc "washington post" poll released overnight. 68% of people surveyed said they support tougher measures against russia in response to its alleged international behavior. in the survey, 52% of people surveyed said they would be in favor of president trump holding a summit at the white house with russian president vladimir putin to help improve u.s.-russia relations. some overlap there. some people supporting both measures. thank you. >> if you're just joining us, a
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quick update on weather and traffic where you live. never more than seven minutes away. >> thanks a lot, mike. let's look what's going on as far as the fog. i promised i would show you where it was, in the usual spots santa rosa, hillsberg, geurneville, calistoga and a little bit lighter, napa, american canyon and vallejvalle. a look at accuweather 12 hour planner. i can't guarantee there won't be an earthquake, there won't be thunder, lightning or head. on the way to mid to upper 50s at noon, mid-60s by 4:. let's get it back over to alexis. >> we've got overnight roadwork starting to cause back-up 880 and owned. if you're traveling northbound you'll want to stick to surface streets or 580 instead. check out this back-up. all lanes are closed on northbound 880 between 23rd and
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29th. they should have this totally done by 5:00. meantime i'm hoping they will open one lane. that is starting to cause significant delay. trucks can't take 580 but anyone else, a decent alternate this morning. quick check outside going bridge. next traffic update at 4:40. thanks. happening today san francisco servicers will vote on a process for dockless scooter companies. abandoned on streets have been a problem. they sent a record to scooter companies asking them to comply with state and local laws. yesterday a committee approved legislation from supervisor pesk in which details a permit process for the companies. >> the city of oakland is considering new rules on scooter and bike share services. councilman kaplan said the rules can benefit the community but if
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they can block sidewalks, they want to don't regulations similar to san francisco. sean hannity, in a shocker it came out he is michael cohen's mystery client. >> here is the story. >> good morning. just last week sean hannity was blasting those raids on michael cohen. in the courtroom yesterday there were audible gasps when it was revealed hannity was cohen's mystery client. at the center of a surprise twist, a legal fight involving president trump's personal lawyer michael cohen. hannity is one of three on cohen's client list. on fox news he explained his relationship with cohen. >> michael cohen never represented me in any legal matter. i did have occasional brief conversations with michael cohen. my questions almost exclusively focused on real estate. >> last week cohen was target of
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fbi raid that seize add host of documents including some possibly related to cohen's $130,000 hush payment to adult film star stormy daniels days before the 2016 election. cohen's attorney called the raids unprecedented arguing against having a separate team of prosecutors do through materials to decide what's privileged and what can be examined by investigators. but a judge rejected that request. prosecutors will put seized documents in the searchable database but not review material. that database will be provided to lawyers for the president and cohen and the parties will meet again in court in a few weeks. abc news washington. police arrested two people accused of manslaughter and child endangerment. they are in custody after police responded to a medical call on vallejo street. the victim was a 16-year-old who died at the hospital of a drug overdose.
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the two were under the influence and knew he was suffering from an overdose but did not call for help. the victim's friend called for help. >> they are looking for two men had beat and sexually assaulted a woman after she got into a car in san francisco she thought was part of a ride sharing service. the attackers picked her up outside of bruno's bar and left her injured. she was found at a safe way on napa street. this is a reminder to take precautions. >> yes. i have them give me my name. if they don't know my name, obviously they aren't pick meeting up. >> i always look at the last few numbers or letters of the license plate and make sure i'm getting in the right car. >> authorities have very few clues to go on. they are asking for the public's help to find the two suspects. search crews in mendocino county have recovered all the remains of a family swept away in the river. the family was heading home to southern california after a trip to oregon. they were supposed to make a
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stop in san jose about a week and a half ago but their car went into a flooded river. search crews had located the bodies of the parents and their daughter. the body of the son was found yesterday. chp is still investigating the cause of the crash. taxing gun owners to pay for security at california schools. that's the idea sacramento lawmakers are now debating. the proposal includes a tax on gun and ammunition purchases. it would require junior and high school to have one counselor. counselors would deal with issues like bullying and identify kids who need help. >> talk to educators. they see a lot of kids that are troubled -- potential of having problems down the road. if we can intervene earlier with them and help them, it goes a longways. >> gun rights advocates say the bill unfairly targets law abiding gun owners. >> happening today sonoma county will decide whether to extend state of emergency following october wildfires. the county is recovering from the deadly firestorm. today the deadly supervisors
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vote on extending local proclamation by 30 days. this would prohibit price gouging as the community rebuilds. >> we're looking forward to sunshine in the bay area today after some wild weather. yesterday's storm brought hail. take a look at this instagram post from oakland. this kid used a cardboard box to slide down the street. follow us on nbc news bay area. you're never more than seven minutes away from accuweather forecast. >> enough to go sledding, did stop cars in their tracks and buses but pretty cool event nonetheless. behind that cold front 2 to 8 degrees, maybe 9 degrees cooler so dress appropriately this morning. we'll start in san francisco, 42 degrees, sunny and cool. ocean beach 43, marina, excelsior bay view 46, castro, mission 45. everything is dry. it's going to be that way today.
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roads green, good, dry again. ferry, lighter breezes today and cool this morning and mild for mass transit this afternoon. here is a look at north bay starting off around 40 at 8:00, 48 at 10:00, 56 at noon, hang out low 60s for the better part of the afternoon hours. a few high clouds in the sunset. i'm sure they would love to see pictures #abc 7 now. mid-60s 1:00 through 5:00 and back down to 58 by 2:00. temperatures tonight going to be chilly once again. low to upper 40s just not quite as cold as this morning. another chance of rain on the way. we'll talk about it next. here is alexis. >> new this morning overnight roadwork starting to slow you down in the east bay. take a look at traffic maps northbound 880. all lanes closed between 23rd and 29th. can you see that red approaching that area. they are hoping to have this done by 5:00 this morning. i'm hopeful we'll have at least
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one lane open before that. in the meantime surface streets or 580 for alternative as long as you're not in a big rig. a rollover on eastbound 580 past dutton in san leandro area blocking left lane and emergency crews arriving on the scene. we'll keep a close eye on that one. that's counter-commute so i don't think it will cause a back-up. quick check of bay bridge toll plaza, stack up in cash lanes but no metering. that should happen around 5:30. next traffic in about 10 minutes. trouble brewing at starbucks. what the company is saying about the store involved in a controversial arrest as news of a similar incident here in california comes to light. >> physically i feel like it's the wrong thing to do. >> the
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the state it looks pretty quiet everywhere, sunshine, monterey, l.a., 79 in palm springs. mid-60s through the central valley. much quieter than yesterday. mid to upper 40s for tahoe and yosemite. kind of chilly. we have a chance of snow starting tomorrow at 5:00, an inch in kirkwood. by thursday evening 1 to 3" above pass levels. it will snow down to pass levels but doesn't look like it will
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stick much. the seven-day forecast, light snow wednesday into thursday, couple of inches. sun comes out and so do the 60s by saturday and sunday. >> thanks, mike. former fbi director james comey's memoir, "a higher loyalty" goes on sale today. "the new york times" reports in the book comey calls the trump presidency a, quote, forest fire doing damage to norms and conditions. he calls him unethical and untethered to truth. he writes it's ego >> the ceo of starbucks in philadelphia to personally meet with the two african-american men arrested for trespassing last week a company spokeswoman confirmed yesterday the manager who called police on the men is no longer an employee at the store. protesters had been calling for the manager's firing. a similar incident surfaced at a southern california starbucks. brandon ward said a worker would
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not give him the rest room code. he said he had to make a purchase first. he said later a white man was given the code and he didn't buy anything. he recorded it on their cell phones. >> if you have a policy you have to do it for everyone. you can't segregate things. you might as well put on your store "whites only" at the end. >> that happened in january. he reposted the video after the philadelphia incident. starbucks so far has not commented. the city voted to push back alameda law. >> against the law that limits state and authorities cooperation with federal immigration officials. the city says it's unconstitutional. a dozen cities in california have taken action against state sanctuary status. for the second year in a row a bay area newspaper has been honored with one of journalism's biggest awards. >> this the most they learned it
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is this year's recipient of pulitzer prize for breaking news for their coverage of sonoma county wildfires. the paper employs about 50 people, many born and raised in this region. they admit it's a bit of a of a conflict for receiving an honor on such a tragedy. >> it was difficult. we weren't just covering the story, we were living it. we had many members of our staff that had to leave their homes. they were in the fire storms. >> this was momentous. >> were you scared? >> you bet. you get into places you know you think you can see the landmarks and the landmarks aren't electric anymore. >> the journalists say for many of them it is the prou proudest moment of their careers. >> rapper kendrick lamar won must award, the first in 5-year history. it captures the complexity of african-american life. >> i can see that. there's a lot of activism and
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message in his work. makes sense. never more than 7 minutes away from accuweather forecast. that means you, mike nicco. >> active tomorrow but past that how about 80s for the weekend. a look from mount tam, you can see it's really quiet this morning. sunshine and quieter weather today. make sure you have sunglass ready. put the umbrella away for one day. showers coming tomorrow evening. it's going to get warm especially away from the coast. the next storm, much weaker and much less activity coming with it. that means the chance of hail, lightning, thunder, a lot less if almost extinct. let's talk about today. upper 50s san francisco, half moon bay, san francisco 58, 59, the rest of us 60 lake port, 65 antioch, san jose and morgan hill. here we are. at noon tomorrow, you can see clouds increasing, showers just
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off the north bay and coast and that's where they start to roll in at 4:00. so by 7:00 you can see there are moderate spots in there with yellows. by 8:30 it's in the heart of the bay moving spot east bay and south bay and starts to taper by 11:00. we wake up thursday morning quiet with leftover moisture on the ground.% how much will it be? let's take a look. it could be anywhere from .15" to a third of an inch. thursday's morning commute going to be a little dicey because of the wetness. the storm is one on impact scale, light, temperatures in the 50s and 60s and then 60s and 70s for friday. look 60s, 70s, 80s from the coast to inland for saturday, sunday, monday. here is alexis. >> good morning, mike. taking a look at the roads here. we still have construction if you're going to be traveling northbound 880. in fact, i would totally avoid that if possible. likely closed until 5:00 this morning. between 29th and 23rd, you're not able to get through.
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you're forced to take an exit instead, 2 miles an hour. things are really slow through the area. international 580. tracy to castro valley, 57 minutes. 85 to san jose airport 12, northbound st. francis wide open in the green at 10 minutes. >> alexis, thank you. as fake social media acts or bots look more realistic, california company want them more transparent about their existence. they passed a bill requiring companies like twitter and facebook to identify bot accounts. they exploit media algorithms to exploit unreal information. >> this is a realistic common sense approach that says, look, you know whether this is a person or a robot. tell us it's a robot. i'm not telling you you have to take them down, i'm just saying tell us.
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>> the bot bill moves to senate judiciary committee last week. using fake ring tones to cover up poor cell service. >> a big find for t-mobile. >> they have agreed to pay $40 million settlement to the government. it was accused of using fake ring tones to give impressions faulty calls in rural areas were getting through. netflix reporting huge increase in subscribers. >> the company has $125 million customers worldwide. its stock has been soaring in after hours trading. take a look at this. the stock was trading at $143 a year ago. this morning, wow. $323 a share. and getting nostalgic, a new version of popular gaming system. >> the mini later this year celebrating 30th verse of the original sega genesis. no detail on the price.
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i wonder if that will be -- >> just need to find compact disk things. >> those are tech bytes. >> retailers gearing up for same day delivery in san francisco. >> what about cannabis for your pet. it's growing in popularity but your veterinarian can't even talk to you about it without losing their license. a plan to change that and what owners need to know before by living off the grid. completely. or... just set the washing machine to cold. do your thing. with energy upgrade california.
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we're back at 4:53 almost. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. let's talk about storm impact scale for tomorrow night through thursday morning. .3 to .1 of a chance of rain, an outside chance of hail. >> workers are so worried about losing their jobs they are urinating in bottles instead of using a bathroom. that comes from an amazon officer that work in a warehouse. they have a foilt bottle system in place because bathrooms are few and far between. amazon disputes the claim. >> so far dating on bumble will no longer allow users to have a facebook account. this is part of the fallout. it allows users to sign up using om their phone number for verification. they have been asking for alternative method.
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>> target will offer same day delivery for items bought in san francisco. it will cost $7 per order. target started in new york city to help people with large orders avoid carrying bags on transportation. services expected to be available in san francisco by the end of the month. target also says it plans to offer same day online deliveries by the end of the year of. >> all right. never more than seven minutes away. let's talk about what's going on in east bay hills. it is absolutely quiet. jump right in to temperatures, 4 to 8 degrees above yesterday's levels in mid to barely upper 50s. we'll be in the upper 50s in san francisco to mid-60s just about everywhere else. if you're going to the game tonight, a tough start for both teams. white sox and a's. 7:05 first pitch dress for 57 and chilly 53 by the end of the game. alexis. >> okay. taking a look at the roads. easily our slowest spot is the roadwork on 880. if you're just about to head out the door do not take northbound 880 take international or 580
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instead. all lanes are blocked due to roadwork between 29th and 23rd. they should have that done in about five minutes here but we shall see. eastbound 580 before 150th, a rollover crash blocking two lanes. quite a few vehicles pulled over to help and they are on the side of the roadway there. a pretty large scene. not seeing a big back-up yet but i'm keeping an eye on take one, too. a quick check outside, southbound 680 moving along just fine. >> thanks, alexis. oakland peas fans getting a great deal watching their favorite team play tonight. in fact they will not have to pay a dime to park or get a ticket into the coliseum. they are celebrating 50th anniversary of first game ever at the coliseum. get there early, first 35,000 fans will receive a 50th anniversary tote bag. season ticket holders gets in at 3:30, everyone else 4:30, first pitch 7:30 against white sox. fans are asked not to save seats. >> new this morning a cancer survivor persevered finishing the boston marathon after
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midnight. she was diagnosed with leukemia two years ago and almost didn't make it. she pete cancer, though, and then began training for the marathon. yesterday the cold and rain took a serious toll on her body. she took a break after 15 miles5 but she was determined to finish. >> doctors said we give you our blessing but you've just got to be safe. if at any point cross the line. mentally i had a picture in my head of crossing the finish line. through all the training i played it out, this is what i was going to do. >> she raised more than $33,000 for cancer research. would you buy a car without test-driving it? next at 5:00, new accusations against tesla explains why its pausing model 3 production. >> more body cam released leading up to shooting of stephon clark. it's revealing clear time line of what happened after shots were fired. plus this morning we are hearing comey's first live
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interview, his memoir out this morning. he is actually responding to some of the president's tweets. this condemned home is another example of bay area's surging housing market. >> have you to take a first step to take a stand. it's the job of everyone at abc 7 to share your story, to tell the truth. >> help you understand the truth. >> empower you. >> empower your family. >> whether you're worried about your daughter at work. >> or your son at school, we're here to connect you with local experts and resources whenever you need them. >> because anyone can cover local news but it takes a trusted ally to do your story justice. >> find your
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. 5:00 a.m. on the dot. good morning, welcome to tuesday april 17th. >> i'm matt keller in for reggie, jessica, alexis and mike. mike, you missed a crazy day yesterday. today not so crazy. >> not so crazy, kind of like me. kind of boring, kind of sedated. >> come on, mike. >> no, actually today not too many challenges. it's only a one-daybreak because we get more of it tomorrow. all right, everybody. a look at the winds. throw it out there. it's less than 10 miles per hour. it's dry on live doppler 7. look at stars from east bay hills. a quick look at my 12-hour day planner. 30s and 40s, 56 to 58 with total sunshine, 60s at the coast at 4:00. still calmer, low- to mid-60s around the bay. this evening grab a


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