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no messy lines, no paint bleed. for sharp lines every time, frog it! live where you live, this is abc 7 news. the person some are crediting for a a presidential change of heart heads to the texas mexico border. the first lady trump visits the center holding migrant children separated from their children. after the president signed an executive order to stop the separation of families at the border, the controversy over the treatment of those children continues. abc is at the detention facility in california. >> reporter: new video released by the department of health and human services getting another inside look at some of the shelters housing children separated from their families at
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the border. the news media not allowed access to photograph. more than 2300 kids now waiting to learn when and how they'll be reunited with their parents. >> this problem does not end today with the signing of an executive order saying children won't be separated from their family. there are already thousands of children affected. >> reporter: the first lady -- >> i'm glad i'm here. >> reporter: made an unannounced facility in texas today. >> how many times they speak with their relatives or families? >> reporter: she came here illegally from el salvador talked to her son two months ago saying they just told me to say bye to him. to this day, i don't know where he went. she's still hoping for a moment like this, a 10-year-old separated from his father eight months ago, finally reunited with his family inata. >> rr:toay there could be lasting impacts on the
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children including on the youngest. infants and toddlers kept in so-called tender age shelters. >> so children who are exposed to toxic stress do not development language, do not develop their social bonds. >> reporter: that's just one of the many concerns with no plan in place for how these families will be reunited. many of the parents have been deported already, and there's no one agency keeping track of where the adults and the children are right now. abc news, el cajon, california. this eye opening cover of the "time" magazine, there's the photo of the girl crying at the border while president trump looms over here with the headline, "welcome to america." the facebook campaign to reunite undocumented immigrant parents separated from children raised nearly $17 million now. three of facebook's earliest
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employees started this campaign on sunday. for information about the immigration debate, go to abc7news.com. new this morning, pge is warning investors it may be on the hook for at least $2.5 billion in costs related to the devastating north bay fires. they warn they could get worse. pge says the amount does not cover all of the fires. it also does not include potential penalties, fines, or lawsuits. last month, cal fire investigators learned they were involved in starting several of the deadly wildfires as power lines made contact with the trees sparking flames. years of draught, extreme heat, and 129 million dead trees created a new normal for our state that requires comprehensive new solutions. and reminder for continuing coverage of the wildfire charge throughout the day on our abc 7 news app and abc7news.com.
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drivers on interstate 80 do a double take today. a billboard was put up for 800-got-junk saying we make junk disappear. well, look at what it says now. we make kids disappear -- i.c.e. they captured the scene minutes ago. amy hollyfield is live from emeryville for who took responsibility for the billboard, amy? >> reporter: here is a closeup. longer look from drone 7 of the billboa billboard. drivers might not get a good look while she passed by in the bus. >> i came here on the break, take a picture before they come and take it down. i know it's not going to stay there long. >> reporter: it used to say "we make junk disappear," but in decline changed it to say we
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make kids disappear. in response to parents and children being separated at the u.s. border. they did this last night in the dark. [ indiscernible ] >> that's a tall billboard, i'm scared of heights, but takes courage to do what they did, so i applaud them for it. >> reporter: in decline was formed in 2001 known for the naked statue of president trump, like this one that popped up in san francisco's castro district. now they have come after mr. trump's immigration policy, and they have a sympathetic audience on the ground in emeryville. >> they have to do every billboard with that particular message. it's messed up, yes, but it needs to be known. >> i mean, it's a good thing to grab people's attention and bring notice to what's going on. i'm not surprised. >> that was amy hollyfield reporting. today, the world remembers cocoa, the most famous gorilla
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in the world, living right here in the bay area. she died in her sleep tuesday at the age of 47 in her home in the santa cruz mountains. her ability to use sign language to communicate with humans demonstrated emotional capacity and made a huge impact. abc 7 news reporter matt keller is at the offices in redwood city, matt? >> reporter: well, reggie, cocoa was a star. she was in several documentaries and was on the cover of "national geographic" two times. the gorilla foundation said her legacy will live on. cocoa, the gorilla, brought joy to many people, including celebrities like robin williams and flee, face for the red hot chili peppers. sadly, she passed in her sleep tuesday at the age of 46. the western lowland gorilla was born july 4th, 197 is 1 at the san francisco zoo. in 1972 dr. penny patterson taught cocoa sign language and
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eventually established the gorilla foundation and moved to the santa cruz mountains. she learned to ice over 1,000 signs and seemed to understand approximately 2,000 spoken >> put it on your head. oh, put the kitty on the head. yes, that's what you wanted. >> reporter: the gorilla foundation released a statement overnight saying cocoa touched lives of millions as an ambassador for all gorillas and icon for interspecies communication and empathy. she was beloved and will be deeply missed. and e-mail address is set up to send condolences to the foundation. there's a link on abc7news.com. matt keller, abc 7 news. >> matt, thank you. new at 11:00, the supreme court ruled today that states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax, and 5-4 decision, the justices overturned a 1992 precedent barring stating from acquiring businesses with no
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physical presence in that state to collect sales tax. the ruling is a victory for states like south dakota which brought the suit. they argued they were losing out on billions of dollars every year. it likely leads to states to more aggressively pursue sales tax on purchases from out of state online businesses. happens now, san francisco's glide foundation is holding a community rally in city hall in support of the church's mission and work. the rally is in response to the church being stripped of its pastors. the church's hierarchy declined to comment on why it happened, but glide's president believes the rift is caused by difference in philosophy and the new bishop exerting control. london breed mayor-elect was there as well as former mayor brown. starting july 1st, there's no preachers to lead glide's congregati congregation. to an amazing rescue overnight in the mountains after a vehicle careened off the cliff
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and got caught in a tree. this was at 9:30 on locust drive. the car plunged 30 feet and the driver is alive. here's the video. the nose of the ford mustang was r wedged up against a tree. firefighters said it was a technical rescue, strapping the car to a tree before removing the driver. they pulled him all the way up to the cliff in a basket. amazingly, he had only moderate injuries. >> in essence, that tree is the only thing that saved his life. had that tree not been there, that vehicle would have been so far down, that it would have been difficult to find, if not impossible. >> reporter: the road was closed for a few hours for the rescue. chp is investigating the driver for suspension of driving under the influence of alcohol. sky7 over a big rig fire at the port of oakland hours ago. crews were dousing flames and smoldering rubble there. this fire was first reported
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just after 6:00. officials say the big rig hit parked trailers and caught on fire. paper products made the fight difficult for the crews out there. flames were all be out within 30 minutes, and no one was hurt there. happening tonight, a public safety meeting after someone attacked a mom who was holding her baby in the valley. this video shows the vehicle tim crossing 28th street and sanchez on june 3rd. moments later, she was hit in the head with a blunt object. she's recovering from life threatening brain injuries. her baby was not hurt. the attacker, however, is still on the run. sfpd station will update the community on the incident and pd's overall safety plan. that meeting tonight in the gym at the upper center at 6:30. happening tonight, a community forum in bay point over growing concerns of toxic soil. state health and navy experts will be on hand to answer questions updating the situation. this centers around allegations that potentially radio active
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soil from naval shipyard in san francisco was dumped at keller canyon landfill in pittsburgh. the community forum is tonight at 6:30 at the ambrosambrosambrs center. paying women in cash and burgers to get pregnant? the burger king commercial pulled from the air after a lot of people found it offensive. seeing more movies for less. amc theater service starts next week. we've talked about it all week, big heat wave. while it's brief, it's causing potential issues. a couple advisories out there right now. high fire danger in the north bay mountains, east bay hills, and diablo range saturday through sunday and excessive heat with highs of 100-108 in solano and lake counties. at at&t, we believe in access.
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less than a month with the meeting with kim jong-un, president trump is gearing up for another high profile meeting, reportedly meeting with putin next month at the time of the nato summit. no official announcements have been made, but a diplomatic official said the meeting with putin will likely take place in vienna. the ceo resigned after the company found out about a past c consensual relationship with an employee. it cited a violation of the
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company's nonfratization policy for all managers. robert swan is now interim ceo. the company's stock was down 2% following that announcement. burger king apologizing for a controversial ad. it offered $47,000 in cash and lifetime supply of whoppers to any woman who would conceive a child with a world cup soccer player. now, the ad did not run here. it ran in russia. it said that women would benefit from good athletic genes and help the country build its future national soccer team. it did not go over well. burger king withdrew the ad saying it was just too offensive. amc theaters is giving you movies for less money. the chain is rolling out a subscription service for $20 a month, see three movies a week in any format including imax and
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3-d and can book tickets in advance. subscribe to the service starting next tuesday. find your light, pick your filter. after the break, the way you can celebrate national selfie day. hi, mike. >> oh, sounds like a fun one. what's not fun? the warm weather coming, and it starts today. the north bay, an area seeing the biggest jump as well as the east bay shoreline with temperatures 4-11 degrees warmer today, just 80s, but 90s and 100s are in the forecast.
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a hint where to go to break
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the heat or get away from it. santa cruz, already sunny there, not too many people enjoying it just quite yet. 74 degrees. that's going to be packed this weekend. warming trend begins today, seeing stars, but comfortable at night. even when we have the hottest highs tomorrow and saturday. still going to cool off nicely. right now, we got a little bit of the summer spread developing. look at 55 at half moon bay and clear lake at 84. 77 in brentwood. 68 now in san jose. only 59 in oakland. 57 in san francisco. 70 in nevada. this is where we end up, a spread in the south bay with the sun. 77 to 80, look at that, though, 92 in gilroy. up the peninsula, 80 today. going to be nice compared to the next two days. rest of us from the low to mid-70s until you're in palo alto and upper 70s there. sun at the coast, especially north of half moon bay, so low to mid-60s there and upper 60s
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downtown and south san francisco. going to the game? lgbt night, a cool backpack if you bought one of the special gi a takin on t padres, 7:15 first pitch, 52, cool, breezy. up in the north bay, 70 in sosilito. the east bay has low to mid-70s, and 77 degrees in freemo inland, it's 90s along highway 4. in fact, a great day to head to pleasanton and the county fair. at 3:00, 84. watch for the strong sun. 62 this evening. may need a light jacket when we wrap things up. breaking down the day, 12 hours, noon to midnight. you see a little bit warmer this afternoon at 4:00. a very comfortable evening, in the 70s. barely the coast. mainly 50s by midnight.
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a lot of things to do this weekend. the first one, head up to sonoma where it's blistering hot friday and saturday. the sea breeze is 19 degrees cooler sunday and pride is this weekend in san francisco. 74 tomorrow, but 80 may be a little underdone. depends where you are. could be mid-80s downtown or low 70s out in the sunset. it'll be cooler sunday at 70. from the pa 60s, up to 70 at noon, sea breeze dropping us into the low 60s at 6:00. a look at the accuweather seven-day forecast, a two-day event friday into saturday to lesser extent sunday, and back to average monday, tuesday, and wednesday. >> look, mike, i don't know if this improved or harmed society, sell selfies, but they are here to say. they are popularized by many people with their own phones and blame the millennials like everything else. it's now an official word in the
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oxford kicks they'dictionary. a nice coat. >> in summer solstice. >> also, today's thursday. these are things that happen when you upload your own selfie, #nationalselfieday and we'll look at the best. >> where was yours? >> i was excluded. i sent a photo to the producer be me and, no surprise, my dogging woodstock. looks like this. you are missing nothing. if you love the detective shows, you'll love what we have in store for you. after the break, we spoke to the
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paul mccarteney out with new music, two singles with more on the way. the 76-year-old plans to release his 17th solo album. first album in five years. the name is from a painting, available for preorder on the website right now. coming up tonight, the premier of abc's new detective series, "take two," the latest project from "castle" follows an
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investigator and actress bouncing back from a public breakdown. together, they try to solve cases while their relationship evolves. alexa smith from abc 7 mornings talked to the stars about the show. >> i play an actress coming out of rehab who was on a cop show for a long time, gets a new role to play a p.i, and she wants to reinvent her career, her manager knows eddie, a pi, and he allows my character to shadow him for the role. >> okay, you hear crime, drama, and you don't really think to mix comedy in there, but the show's going to be funny too? >> it's one of the things that attracted me to the role to start with. the script was very, you banter characters, we deal with serious subject matter, but with levity and with comedy. >> and you can catch it tonight on abc 7, series premier of "take two" at 10:00 p.m. all right. good luck to that.
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selfie king. >> oh, yeah. >> started off so gray and gross, but it's getting better. >> when it's 80 in san francisco, people freak out. >> i'm about to jump in the water then. >> probably happen a lot on saturday then. >> okay. saturday's the day. >> yep. >> from us here at abc 7 news, thank you for joining us. have a great day, and "who wants to be a millionaire" is next.
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>> hi, i'm chris harrison coming to you from las vegas, the gambling capital of the world where the only sure thing is that today's show is going to be an exciting one. so let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [cheers and applause] [dramatic music] ♪ hey, everybody, welcome to the show. are you guys ready to go? [cheers and applause] we're in the middle of a great game here. so from brentwood, california, let's welcome back tina slutzky. >> thank you. >> tina. [cheers and applause] did you know you have $30,000 already in your bank? [cheers and applause] you're in the middle of a great game here. >> thanks, chris. >> have you thought about what you'd do with this money? >> well, yeah, i'm going to hopefully go on a 30 year anniversary trip to italy with my husband. >> oh, that would be a good one. well, $30,000's

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