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bank robbery in stockton, why the men had every intention to kill. live from the kgo tv broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. >> the skies above gaza light up tonight after ten days of air assaults between israel and hamas militants israel has begun a ground offensive targeting tunnels. a hamas spokesman says the latest move will have dreadful consequen consequences. 200 palestinians have died egypt has been trying to get both sides to the table to discuss a potential truce. a malaysia airlines jet shot down over ukraine. the white house is working with the tsa to determine if any americans were on board. closely monitoring the
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situation. the secretary is of course aware of these reports. we're seeking additional information. good evening. i'm ama daetz in for cheryl jennings. >> i'm larry beil. a missile fired from the ground brought down flight 17. 298 people on board, 3 infants have just been added to the death toll. we do not have confirmation of how many, if any, americans were on board though the guess is somewhere around 25. most of the passengers were europeans, on a flight from amsterdam to kuala lumpur. witnesses reported seeing a rocket blast hit the plane when it was above eastern ukraine. parts of the plane and bodies are scattered up to ten miles from the main crash site. ukraine security blames russian separatists for the attack and they plan to submit phone calls reported as evidence of a plot and emergency united nations meeting tomorrow. russian president vladimir putin said today, ukraine is to blame
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because of the unrest in that area. president obama talked to putin as well as ukraine's president right after the crash. mr. obama has directed top u.s. officials to keep in close contact with ukraine over the next few days. >> the united states will offer any assistance we can to help determine what happened and why. and as a country, our thoughts and prayers are with all of the families of the passengers, wherever they call home. >> the russian rebels are expected to call for a three-day truce with ukraine forces to let in humanitarian groups. this comes one day after the white house imposed economic sanctions against russia because of the russian/ukrainian conflict. if it turns out russia is involved the president will are v. to consider a stronger stance. wayne freedman has more about the crash and its implications. >> reporter: the flight from amsterdam to kuala lumpur takes more than 11 hours. it is a journey so long the plane would have landed just about one hour ago, the
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passengers might not even have their bags yet. instead, we have an international airline disaster with big ramifications. this is the first image most of the world saw from today's tragedy in ukraine, a plume of black smoke destined to become as iconic and repeated as lockerbie scotland or korean airlines 007 or any other airline disaster. an event playing out on multiple levels worldwide. >> horrified. i thought it was a tragedy of enormous proportion and the next step in the evolution of this conflict. >> reporter: for ukrainians, even local ones, it's the we told you so coming back to haunt. a conflict between ukraine, the kremlin, and russian separatists costing 295 innocence lives, a missile, likely supplied by russia, fired by separatists, a costly mistake bringing down a defenseless plane. >> my guess this came out of nowhere, no warning.
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>> i putin because i don't think separatists would have had weapons to shoot down planes without his support, without his arming them. >> reporter: but it's early. politicians especially have remained conservative with comments but you can read between the lines. >> if evidence emerges that russia was involved, that would obviously be extremely concerning. >> reporter: for now, though, we have wreckage and debris field littered with bodies we've used digital effects to blur them out and preserve digty. except for a last-minute change of plans this couple would have been among them. >> we were supposed to be on the flight. obviously, you know, something watching over us and say, no, don't get on the flight. >> reporter: a touch of good fortune on an otherwise horrible day. in san francisco, wayne freedman, abc 7 news. the crash rattled u.s. financial marks today. the dow closed sharply lower, the worst one-day drop since
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may. many investors shifted money into gold and government bonds, traditional safe havens in times of geopolitical instability. >> airspace in ukraine is closed until further notice. the website flight radar shows how many flight as voided the skies following the crash. stay with us for an hour-long edition of abc "world news" after this newscast. the israeli military launched aground offensive in gaza hours after a cease-fire ended. the first major ground offensive in five years. here in the bay area, dozens protested outside hewlett-packard headquarters. the group the jewish voice for peace called on hp to stop doing business with the israeli military. >> hewlett-packard profiting from not just what is happening in gaza, but also the israeli occupation more broadly of the west bank gaza and east
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jerusalem. >> hp has not returned our calls, asking for a comment. a spokesman for israel blames hamas for the violence. >> instead of having the door ep to a diplomatic solution, they closed the door so we now have to unfortunately protect our people through military. >> we hope to achieve a cease-fire, but the cease-fire can guarantee there will be no violations. >> just hours ago, ban ki-moon urged risrael to do more to prevent casualties. a road rage incident in marin leads to gunfire. 69-year-old man is in serious condition, happen on paradise drive. abc 7 reporter nick smith is live with more. >> reporter: good afternoon. neinformation, police have identified 71-year-old resident james steven simon as the shooter. he was arrested and booked into
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marin county jail for assault with a firearm. police tell me they do not believe simon was in fear for his life when he fired the shots. >> i called my wife, i said turn on the news, i guarantee you it's jim simon. boom, sure enough. >> reporter: eric nose the man that fired the shots that lest this man injured. police interviewed him because the man they're accusing of pulling the trigger was once his neighbor. >> he's an angry man. hostile, angry man. >> reporter: police officers and crime scene investigators swarmed the house on paradise drive after receiving multiple 911 reports of shots fired. the first units to arrived determined this s not a break-in as callers said but something more. >> started like a possible road rage incident. >> reporter: two marin county men became so angry, that things took a naft wsty turn. >> the garage door closed on the
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driver's hood. >> reporter: argument ensued, and shots were fired. >> homeowner fired the rounds at the driver, the tiburon resident, we know, shot in the torso, possibly the leg. he's in serious condition at marin general hospital. >> reporter: police have not identified the victim but confirmed they recovered a .357 revolver owned by james simon and the only one to fire shots was the 71-year-old homeowner, and the only person hit was the 69-year-old driver of this mercedes. >> trying to determine the circumstances of the shooting and the circumstances of the self-defense and really what happened here. >> reporter: what was not clear to investigators was if the victim was inside or out of his car at the time he was shot. >> it's unacceptable. it's scary. it's unacceptable, it shouldn't happen. >> reporter: but not surprising to those who say they, themselves, had run-ins with the shooter. >> this is my experience. i dn't have any physical altercations but i can tell you from his personality, behavior,
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he's an angry, little man. >> reporter: both men are cooperating and the shooting victim, badly hurt, expected to recover from his injurieinjurie. update on the bank robbery in stockton yesterday, police announcing that the three suspects intended to kill people before the robbery even began. after the hour-long chase and shoot-out, two suspects and one of three hostages was dead. police say the surviving suspect used her as a shield when officers opened fire on the getaway vehicle. the victim name is miss misty holt-singh. friends and family are remembering the mother of two as authorities investigate the events that led to her death. >> reporter: i stopped by misty holt-singh's home and found unimaginable grief and disbelief. her family is not ready to talk about this horrible tragedy. but her co-workers released a statement saying that she was caring and a very valuable member of their office family
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and that she will truly be missed. inside misty holt-singh's home her family cried in gasping sobs borne of unbelievable belief. >> just prayers. i feel really bad for paul and his kids. >> reporter: holt-singh went to the bank yesterday and moments later suspects forced her into the suv, started racing through stockton. two female bank tellers were taken hostage, they were either thrown or jumped from the moving vehicle, injured but alive. the chief says during the pursuit, the suspects attempted to ambush officers. the chase ended with a shoot-out on thornton. >> it was really quick, you know, everybody shooting. and it was even a police car right here next door neighbor's house, yeah. he was outside the car with his gun. >> reporter: the 27 and 30-year-old deceased suspects known as gang members.
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police believe the surviving suspect, 19-year-old ramos, used holt-singh's body as a human shield. >> we do not know when she was killed or struck by gunfire nor do we know by whom. >> reporter: police released new pictures of the weapons including ak-47 style assault rifle and several handguns. bullets tore through 14 patrol vehicles, the chief says, just a few inches separated officers from injury. >> it is, frankly, amazing that none of our police officers, none of the police officers were hit. >> reporter: those who knew holt-singh left flowers to show their love. bank of the west called the crime a tragedy, and closed the branch today. customers had a hard time comprehending the violence. >> i wouldn't know what to do in if i was in the position. >> reporter: the branch was robbed earlier this year. police are looking to see if the two robberies are connected. however it will never be robbed
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again. bank of the west is closing that branch down permanently tomorrow. tiffany wilson, abc 7 news. a man apparently poses as a fake tsa screener, coming up, how he somehow infiltrated a checkpoint at sfo to grope two women. what we're learning about the man's background. i'm meteorologist sandhya patel. temperatures and humidity down today but both going back up as we head towards the weekend. details coming up. also ahead -- why hewlett-packard belongs to meg whitman now. 7 on your side michael finney, what's worth buying at costco, what's better left on the shelves?
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covering all of the bay area, this is abc 7 news.
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a bay area business executive arrested at san francisco international airport. charged with being drunk in public. but investigators are looking into whether he groped women while allegedly posing as an imposter tsa agent. abc 7 reporter vic lee is live with the story. vic? >> reporter: well, released from san mateo county jail today on the charge of public drunkenness but investigators believed he did pat down two female travelers. they left on flights before police could interview them but the investigation continues. now, sources also tell us that they believe that the two were from asia and that they did not understand what the tsa policy is on pat-downs. >> i would ask for a female security guard because i know i can do that. >> reporter: claire knows her rights. the tsa says anytime they search a female traveler in the private
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room, they require two screeners of the same gender. it happened before 1:00 tuesday, past the tsa security checkpoint. eric checked in early for his trip to hong kong where a police source says he lives. after passing security the 53-year-old financier reportedly spent time at one of the bars. sources tell us he was wearing khaki pants and a dark polo shirt which could have been mistaken for a tsa uniform. same sources say he positioned himself behind the row of tsa screeners as he lured a female traveler into a small room where some passengers undergo more thorough checks. sources say they believe he patted her down. after she left he reportedly brought another woman into the room, this time he caught the eye of a real tsa agent who confronted him and detained him until police arrived. most of the women travelers we spoke with believe they, too,
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would probably fall for the ruse. >> yeah, you're dealing with security, right? you don't want to, you know, contradict command or an order. >> reporter: others say the real concern was the lack of vigilance by the real tsa screeners. >> how did it even happen that they could get into a private screening room? that was more worrisome they didn't know their employees. >> reporter: an international financier who works for atkis singapore, resume barclayskong, bank. breaking news, a shooting involving a police officer near san leandro on 168th avenue at east 14th street. police are still getting information to us. we know more than one shot
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has been fired and that intersection is closed while the investigation gets under way. this has been going on for 30 minutes. we'll update the breaking news on air and on twitter abc 7 news bay area. a body discovered in the burned area of the bully fire in shasta county. authorities say that fire started when an alleged pot grower drove his truck over dry grasp a sacramento man has been arrested. right now the fire's burned 10,700 acres, it's 47% contained. cal fire said containment expected by tomorrow. one week after the fire starts. 18 structures have been destroyed, 68 others still threatened. mandatory evacuation orders have been lifted. the family of a stunt pilot who died when his biplane crashed during a show is seeking $20 million in damages from the federal government. the 77-year-old's plane crashed before 85,000 people during a may 4th show. his family claims emergency
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crews didn't respond quickly enough to free him after his plane caught fire after the crash. an attorney says he was unhurt when the aircraft came to rest but trapped. an autopsy report shows he died of severe burns. ntsb investigators found it took crews three or four minutes to get to the site. hewlett-packard named meg whitman chairman of the board. interim chair resigned this week because of health issues. whitman has been the president and ceo of the palo alto tech giant since september 2011. she became a member of the board january of that year. consumer news about costco and what is really a bargain at warehouse chain. >> consumer reports partnering with 7 on your side. >> you have been to costco. >> love costco. >> okay. costco has a reputation for delivering quality goods at great price. according to consumer reports, you need to shop strategically.
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joining costco can lead to big savings in your household budget but it's important to know what to get and what to forget when you're filling your cart. >> here in the labs we have tested a slew of costco products and found blendty that did really well. >> reporter: bring home the bacon, kirkland brand, top rated and crisps up nicely. kirkland signature olive oil another good pickup. a distinct flavor and there are things to skip, don't bother with the kirkland facial tissues. when consumer reports tested for strength, they rated just so so. grab the paper towels. testers found it had excellent absorbency. check in to the dishwasher labs found kirkland signature gel struggles to clean dishes. get the kirkland dishwasher packs which do better. if you're entertaining, several good choices include cuisine
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adventures, humus, kirkland cooked tail-on shrimp and kirkland signature vanilla ice cream which beat out briers. when the party's over, break out the kirkland signature trash bags. consumer reports says they're strong enough to handle most messes. when tallying savings, factor in the cost of membership to shop there. however, costco does have a generous return policy, accepting virtually anything every time. >> thank you. >> it's time to check in on the weather. sandhya patel is upstairs with the accuweather forecast outside. >> you know, earlier at 4rk 4:00 larry said i was basking in the sun. now it's clouded up. the breeze is in. i think a lot of people are noticing that it's not sticky and uncomfortable anymore. at least for the time being. drier air mass, back to the summer pattern, cooler today.
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that's going to be changing for the weekend. let me show you live doppler 7 hd. marine layer deepened, sitting near the coast solid at this hour. sierra nevada, thunderstorms firing up over 2,000 lightning strikes around the state, still counting. if you're heading to the tahoe area, a heads up, there is a flash flood watch in effect, includes the sierra nevada. tahoe until 9:00 p.m. tomorrow night. heavy rain could lead to rock and mudslides. outdoors, hiking, doing activity, keep that in mind. wind gusts to 32 miles an hour in fair field. breezy at sfo. 25. 29 in livermore, concord at 24. from lake ta hotahoe camera, th starting to move out of the picture. clouds now but they have scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast for friday and saturday afternoon. slight chance on sunday. 66 in san francisco right now.
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71 in oakland. mild in san jose. 74 degrees. 79 gilroy. look at the great sky. 70 santa rosa, napa, novato. 77 fair field. 76 livermore. low clouds from the south beach cam across the bay. cloudy and mild morning with patchy drizzle. warm next two days. it's going to get humid this weekend between saturday evening and sunday afternoon/evening hours. water vapor showing you the high to our east, low to the west, pulling up another plume of moisture for the weekend. tonight, you're fine. friday fine. it's still dry heat we're used to. by saturday into sunday, more cloudiness, mugginess means it's going to get sticky again here in the bay area. something we're not used to. keep that in mind, could be sprinkles here in the bay area. but not anything to change your plans over. tomorrow morning watch out for the drizzle for the morning
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commute. upper 50s to low 60s, mile start but slick roadways. afternoon warmer, 67 in san francisco. 75 santa rosa. oakland 71. up to 82 livermore. 84 antioch. 75 san mateo. 7 and oakland. 79 in san jose. look at accuweather seven-day forecast continue the warming trend for saturday. mid-60s to upper 80s. high clouds around. we will also notice the humidity will be higher. muggy for sunday as well, slightly cooler bay and inland. temperatures will fluctuate a few degrees up and down monday through thursday next week. for the time being, enjoy the break from the humidity because it's coming back, though it's going to be brief, notice it over the weekend. >> thank you. >> sure grow up fast, don't they. san francisco zoo's youngest gorilla a few months old when we last saw her. >> now celebrating her first
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ceremony ushering in a new era for the 49ers and levi's stadium two years after breaking ground in santa clara. it is open for business. $1.2 billion place is expected to become a major tourist attraction, luxury vip club, lower seating, ten feet from the playing field, right on top of players and more than 19,000 feet of scoreboards and wi-fi throughout the stadium, which is a must these days. niners play their first home game in new home, preseason game against the broncos sunday august 17th. >> oakland zoo home to a north american river otter named wyatt. >> cute otter. >> pretty cute. the 4-year-old furry male relocated to oakland from the abilene zoo in texas to breed with the female counterpart. oakland zoo officials are happy to have wyatt join their family it may continue to be one of the
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leading zoo. breeding otters in captivity. river otters are no considered endangered but the habitat in the wild is shrinking. the san francisco zoo had a special birthday party today but not for a visitor. it was for this gal, a western lowland gorilla, born at the zoo a year ago. got a special birthday cake made of ice cream and ice as well as fruits and vegetables. but like most 1year-olds, she went for the icing, took it right off the rocks there. just like human babies, she's finding her independence. >> climbing, she's active with her older brother. she's very curious and active on exhibit. she loves seeing the public. she interacts with them at some windows where the public can get up close to her. >> gorillas don't worry about feeding their young solid food. she's had to fend for her own food. still taking baby formula but will switch over to milk soon. >> the latest on the shoot
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coming up on a special edition of abc 7 news at 6:30, the latest on the breaking news in alameda county, a fatal officer-involved shooting near san leandro. >> hear from the father of a security guard beaten and tied up in that bank of the west holdup in stockton yesterday. look into the local impact that the lay-offs announced by microsoft which has a major presence in silicon valley. >> the latest on the crash of malaysia airlines flight 17. 298 people killed on the flight as it headed from amsterdam to kuala lumpur. u.s. intelligence says a surface-to-air missile hit the plane. >> the united nations called for an international investigation. tomorrow at an emergency u.n. meeting security will present evidence it says will prove russia supplied insurgents with the missile. the attack comes one day after
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the u.s. issued economic sanctions against russia. some lawmakers have called for much stronger action if it turns out russia is involved. we'll bring you an hour-long edition of "world news" next, coverage of the crash in ukraine and the israeli invasion of gaza next with david muir. i'm larry beil. >> i'm ama daetz. thank you for joining us. next newscast at 6:30. ??
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tonight if anything develops, we'll be here to bring it to you. good evening. >> we want to begin with developing local news. information on the bank robbery and high-speed chase in stockton that left a hostage and two suspects dead. police say the suspects have gang ties and enter that had bank of the west branch, police believe with intent to kill. abc7 news is live now from stockton with the latest. tiffany? >> reporter: just minutes ago police reopened thornton road to traffic. today, i stopped by the home and only sounds were those of sobbing. her family wasn't ready to talk. her co-workers released a statement saying that she was amazing and will be missed . >> we'll look after paul and the kids others offered flowers.
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tokens of love for a mother, stolen away. >> just prayers. >> misty walked into the bank of the west on a quicker errand as one of her kids waited in the car. two female bank tellers were taken hostage of the they escaped injured but alive. m manual watched as the chase ended >> i saw the cars stop. you can see the shooting. he saw police drag the surviving suspect from the vehicle. >> he came out kicking and screaming. >> police believe ramos used her body as a human shield >> we don't know when she was killed or struck by gunfire, nor by whom. >> the 27-year-old and 30-year-old suspects were known gang members. police released pictures of the weapons including a assault
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rifle and several handguns bullets tore through 14 patrol vehicles the chief says several officers escaped serious injury but just inches >> they were attempting to kill police officers >> 20 officers are on paid leave as this investigation continues. bank of the west calls this crime a tragedy, closing the branch today. customers had a hard time processing this violence . >> i couldn't sleep. i kept telling my mom, i knew a lot of the ladies in there >> the branch, robbed earlier this year, will not be overtaken again the bank is permanently closing it tomorrow. in stockton, abc7 news. >> a security guard made it out alive after being caught in that violence the guard's father thought his son was going to die. luis silva was working when the robbery started his father says robbers grabbed him, bound his arms and beat
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him. >> i thought they'd killed him i kept calling him. they didn't let him talk. he was tied up, inside. >> silva is not seriously injureed and is resting. bank of the west says quote, we're providing counselling and assistance to our employees and will support our injured team members throughout their recovery and beyond. >> we have breaking news tonight. a deadly officer-involved shooting under investigation right now near san leandro. sky 7 was over the scene. witnesses called 911 and they said a man was beating up a woman inside of a car parked near that intersection the sheriff's office says the man threatened a motorcycle officer who shot and killed the man. we can see bullet holes from the windshield.
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the investigation continues. >> and san francisco general hospital asking for your help in identifying a patient. officials say this man was brought in by an ambulance.ç he appears to be in his 50s, weighs 213 pounds if you know who he is, call the sheriff's department >> a bizarre road rage incident between two senior citizens led to a shooting today a 71-year-old man shot a 69-year-old man who followed him into his garage. police say both men enned up at this home the homeowner tried to close the door the two got into an argument the homeowner shot the 69-year-old. >> the homeowner fired rounds at the driver.
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this resident is in serious condition. it's unacceptable and shouldn't happen. >> police say both men are cooperating with police. >> school officials looking at tearing down schools closed due to cuts to keep them from becoming a nuisance. this is after someone set several fires outside adams middle school. earlier this week, vandals broke through a window, setting fire to piles of rubbish. one official says the schools are magnets for trouble. >> it's a dangerous magnet that can hurt people, harming neighborhoods we have to be honest about it, closing schools, not having a plan was not a good idea. >> officials say sprinklers kept damages low. the board meets next month to
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consider demolishing the closed schools. >> microsoft announced 18,000 employees will be out of a job next year.çó some of them, almost immediately. >> only the third time in microsoft history there is a new ceo. >> in april, microsoft held it's developer's conference, the new ceo said change was afoot. you see us make progress. >> he spoke alongside the head of scandinavian phone giant nokia. >> possibilities are endless. >> there is one almost almost a certainty. a merger had to mean layoffs. he told employees the company is reducing the size of its work force by 18,000 jobs
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two thirds are related to nokia. >> many will not be appliable easily. skills were tied to nokia. >> the tech analyst says they could be worse off. >> we've got apple building out their new campus we have growth in a lot of companies. >> one man told us he's been watching employees move out, relocating to the mountain view campus. as far as layoffs it's possible silicon valley dodged a bullet. microsoft says 1351 jobs are being cut in washington. no cuts in the bay area. if there is another silver lining it's on wall street.
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nadel is taking a different direction. >> towards mobile and cloud everything he's doing, wall street likes. >> microsoft stock hit a 14-year high in news of the layoffs. >> now, updating breaking news from kruk yan, still awaiting word on whether there were any americans on board that plane that crashed today the flight headed from amsterdam to kuala lumpur when waits shot down. video shows a fireball and a huge column of smoke. rebels in that region are denying responsibility. ukraine's president called it an act of terrorism. bodies and debris are strewn for miles, pro-russian rebels found the black box recorder and plan to turn it over to the russian government president obama was on the phone with russia's president putin.
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mr. obama said the united states will offer any assistance to find out what happened. >> just yesterday, the white house imposed economic sanctions against russia because of the russia-ukraine conflict. if it turns out russia is involved, the president will have to consider a much-stronger stance. wayne freedman has more from the newsroom. >> among the questions what was a commercial airlines flight doing over a war zone in which two planes had been shot down this week? should it be a surprise mam lasha airlines announced it will no longer fly over ukraine? only in a world linked by satellite could images spread so fast the first views probably looked like this. your last and future impressions still to be determined. among locals, this was not a complete surprise. >> this means that the whole world is involved in this.
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>> history will look at this crash as a product of russian separatists and the kremlin the question, whom to blame? >> i blame putin. specifically. i don't think separatists would have had weapons to shoot down plane was out his force, without his arming them. >> they want president obama to increase economic sanctions against russia. so far, the powerful have remained guarded. >> if evidence emerges russia was involved that would obviously be extremely concerning. >> it will play out in days and weeks ahead these images of the flight are already destined to be as iconic as those from lockerbie, scotland or korean airlines flight 007 the shock? fresh. debris field still littered with bodies. this couple with their young child would have been among
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them. >> we're supposed to be on that flight. obviously, something came over us, we said no. don't get on that flight. >> that may be the one good twist of fate in an otherwise-difficult day. >> thank you, wayne the other big international story is in the middle east. israel launched a ground offensive in gaza. this is video of troops preparing for the operations in lieu of which escalates a ten day military operation. israel's prime minister says he instrucked the army to go ahead un secretary general urged israel to do more to prevent civilian casualties. 230 people have been killed since attacks began nine days ago. one israely has been killed. >> a dudsen people protested outside hewlett-packard headquarters the jup jewish voice for peace
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called on hp to stop doing business with the israeli military, saying hp is profiting from the violence. >> still ahead tonight on an abbreviated edition of abc7 news, opening day at levis stadium. someplaces have been off limits until now. >> future of the a's. and reaction of the owner to last minute changes. >> i'm sandhya patel. another plume of moisture means another plume of moisture means sticky weather coming up for the ♪ ♪
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26 months later levis stadium is reality. there is nothing like it the first nfl stadium in nearly 50 years. it's still san francisco 49ers but now, the home is levis stadium. elected officials helped make it happen showed up to take vows. so did the levisceo, chip burns paying $225 million for the naming rights but waits an emotional 49ers ceo, jed york who says he can't wait for the season opener. >> the first sunday night game, seeing our fans, seeing flag out on the field just having the whole experience. it will be very emotional. >> it was a special day, too, for hundreds of construction
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workers and engineers who built this show place already chosen to host super bowl 50. they received a standing ovation. it was nail biting time. >> the coordination was very challenging but we got it. we actually, exceeded our schedule. >> paid tours will be available august 8th for a hibld behind the scenes look at the green roof gardens and press room. and corporate box holders will use this space for meetings and entertain clients. one concern, aircraft noise. planes drowned out the programs several times today. >> we're working closely with san jose international airport and faa to make sure we're able to accommodate all that want to come into silicon valley.
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>> looks gorgeous. in contrast, lou wolf tells news group he'll take a look at the coliseum lease pro visions. wolf has agreed to a 10-year extension, the city council last night asked for some craftal changes a ten year deal lowers rent by $400,000 per year, allowing the team to keep despite sdpoouted parking funds a's will spend $10 million on new score boards. >> coming up, kids get an
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look two gavelled the new york stock exchange today that, is our boss, bob iger. the 59th anniversary of disneyland's opening. we thought we'd mention it. >> i think that is wise >> i think so, too. >> oakland's space center marking 34th anniversary of the moon landing with a look at the future of space travel. a simulated space craft let's them play astronaut. the astronauts had to do trouble shooting like problem was oxygen system. woop, woop. >> looks like fun for them. >> yes.
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>> marine layer is back, humidity gone. things are going to be changing. humidity will be back in the forecast. i know people are talking bit on social media. not too thrilled about the weather. clouds hugging the coast, pushing over the bay. right now, strong thunderstorms near sierra city. could produce hail. there is a weather advisory there. this is heavy rain that is expected f you're heading up there, keep that in mind. cloudy view from our golden gate bridge cam. temperatures 64 san francisco. 69 oakland. san jose, 73 degrees cooler today, going with a cooler forecast. warmer, excuse me, tomorrow, cloudy, mild morning and patchy
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drizzle. going to get humid again, this weekend. by saturday into sunday another plume of moisture meaning more cloud cover. drizzle tomorrow morning. could see wet spots for morning commute. so plan accordingly. afternoon, warming up, low to mid-80s, 71 oakland, mid-70s in palo alto, santa rosa. 79 in san jose. most of the bay area will enjoy the sun. accu-weather forecast, temperatures continuing to go up on saturday. but comes in, will make it feel worse and humidity stays with us sunday we'll keep it muggy, cooler, temperatures will fluctuate.
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here is part of the news team. they look like they're having a great time. this year, it's now three days away. this sunday. to register call or visit aids you can down load aides walk app. >> thank you, sandhya. >> in sports, tiger's back looks telesion announcer: mattress discounters' $197 mattress sale $197 mattress sale is on now. bulldog: mattress discounters' $197 mattress sale! television announcer: right now, you can get a serta mattress, any size, for just $197 each piece when you buy the complete set. bulldog: any size mattress - twin, full, queen, or king - for one low price! and they'll deliver it free. television announcer: the $197 mattress sale... bulldog: oh boy! television announcer: on now. ♪ mattress discounters
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>> tiger woods says his back feels good and he can win. in liverpool, a first hole here. third shot. into 30. five under 67 in second place. rory mcel roy has this pattern. great start, awful in round two. started fast today. bogey-free, 666. let's see if he can keep it up. from deep grass, goes bo jackson. he's six back.
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two-time open chance, ernie els. it's a terrible triple bogey. this is fun. chipped up and in. could use some baton twirling lessons there. tiger woods first major of the year. so rory is your leader at six under par. brooks kekcka tiger woods just three back. >> all right. so tiger is back? everything is fine, it seems he appears to be playing well. >> all right. >> cool. >> thank you. >> join me tonight at 9:00 on
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abc7 news at 11:00. we'll have the latest on the malaysia airlines plane shot down near ukraine. and lucas lawsuit. why people in chicago are fighting plans to build there. >> and then, might be the world's youngest beatles fan how the love for the fab four is inspiring his family and he knows lyrics to every song. >> he does. >> tonight we have black box, rookie blue, and new york med. >> that is going to do it for this edition. our coverage continues on twitter on abc7 news bay area. >> from all of us here, thanks for watching. we'll see you at 9:00 and 11:00.
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come on in, tracy. yo, is this about that little red-headed intern? 'cause she asked me to take it out. no, no, no. i wanted to invite you to join me at a charity golf tourney that don geiss is hosting at his country club in old saybro. i'm not familiar with about half the words in that sentence. how 'bout you come with me to a big party


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