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the board of directors will discuss how fast to do it, we will talk about the cost and the options. breaking news from washington where in the past few minutes we learned president trump has called off the north korean summit. we will have more on the reasons for canceling the meeting.>> this is "ktvu mornings on 2". >> a very busy morning 7:00 thursday thank you for joining us i'm gasia mikaelian. >> good morning i'm dave clark. >> let's follow that breaking news, president trump has canceled a planned summit next month with north korea, the white house released a letter 15 minutes ago, president trump wrote directly to kim jong-un. in the letter the president said he is canceling the summit because the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, it is not clear but the president may be referring to a statement from yesterday by a north korean foreign ministry
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official that a nuclear showdown is entirely dependent on the behavior of the united states. in the letter president trump says north koreans talk about their nuclear capabilities but hours are so massive and powerful that i pray to god they will never have to be used. earlier this morning north korea said that it demolished an underground nuclear test site, foreign journalists were invited to witness the demolition and they say several explosions were set off. the explosions at the test site deep in the mountains were aimed at closing off three tunnels into the test site, the decision to close the site has generally been seen as a gesture by kim jong-un to set a positive tone for what was supposed to be a meeting with president trump next month in singapore. this is despite other indications by north korea that kim jong-un may have decided not to take part. we heard rumblings and now we have it official from the white
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house president trump has called off the upcoming north korea summit. 7:02, let's talk about the weather with steve paulson. >> did you have any drizzle coming in? i think it is all behind us, there is a little in the higher elevations but fog with the lower clouds and then high clouds are okay -- on the way. it is cool with 50s 60s and 70s as the lower cloud deck feels in returning from the system just off shore and it is coming late tonight into tomorrow so i would plan on rain friday morning with thunderstorm activity coming through early. in the afternoon typically mendocino county, northern lake county to sacramento into tahoe and truckee but that will fire up again. tomorrow it is starting very early so we have the onshore direction with all temperatures in the 50s and they have not been changing, fog up and down the coast so it is a cool pattern for us as the low comes in late tonight. some projections are heavy and
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a little bullish on rainfall for us but this could be slightly overdone. it could be hit and miss but each run they are getting more wet. 50s and 60s with upper 60s and some lower 70s. now we have had an issue on the roads in san jose. we are going to start with the east bay because we have a lot of slow traffic in the commute direction. this is for the typical commute i thought it might be lighter but it is not, i think we will have lighter commutes later this week like tomorrow when also on monday obviously people are off for the holiday. this is 880 oakland north and south where traffic is moving along. if you're driving getting up to highway 17. in san jose southbound 280 down to two lanes at 87 because of water in the lanes. apparently it is a problem with a pump near the freeway that gets rid of the groundwater but they do
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not know when it is going to reopen, southbound 280 is backed up approaching downtown san jose but northbound 280 is not really slow just a little slow approaching the area. you will see for yourself there is a delay, now let's get back to the desk. today the bart board of directors will debate the latest plan to expand. >> the goal is to bring service to livermore, allie rasmus is live from the dublin pleasanton station which is the end of the line. can you outline the options and costs under consideration?>> reporter: there are several which we will get into but depending on how you look at this is the end of the line or the start of the line for these commuters. this is dublin pleasanton, the people that you can see here are taking trains all the way to oakland and san francisco, there is a lot of activity at the station and most people we talked to say the trains are leaving as early as 4:00 in the morning. the board of directors tonight
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will decide whether to extend bart into livermore and if so what is the best way to do that, there are several tables on the option one of which includes doing nothing at all but one of the more likely options includes extending the existing track 5 1/2 miles to the east along 580 from the station to isabel avenue. everyone we spoke with thought that was a good idea and some sort of expansion is needed. >> the livermore station is a good idea. you know because you are just connecting deeper into this bedroom community of the east bay. >> especially on the weekends, 580 is worse. so i think having that especially with the outside option would be beneficial. >> actually take it to tracy then everybody will commute. >> reporter: extending the conventional tracks would cost up to $1.6 billion at least and it would get a lot of cars off
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the road. 14,000 per day according to transportation estimates, the other option is a rapid loss or light rail system into livermore similar to the extension to antioch. a bus or light rail system could be built sooner with less money but it would only get 3500 cars off the roads. the board of directors will consider options and decide tonight at their meeting scheduled for 5:00 this evening at the headquarters in oakland. back to you guys. >> allie rasmus thank you. the appeals court has let a lower court ruling stand over the right to die law, the lower court ruling said lawmakers should not have passed the law during a special session on healthcare funding however the constitutionality of the law itself was not challenged. the law passed three years ago let's doctors give life ending drugs to terminally ill patients. the state attorney general wanted to block the earlier ruling to let people get the drugs as the issue worked to the courts. san jose city council is
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making an unusual move sending back an annual report from the independent police auditor. it suggested racial disparities in certain use of force cases that the auditor would later acknowledge were misleading, mayor sam liccardo pointed out the discrepancy tuesday at the council meeting that the report was not officially accepted. the conflict focused on a report indicating white suspects who resisted arrest were more likely to end up with no charges filed against them. of all suspects who were not charged after a confrontation white suspects mostly were taken to psychiatric care as opposed to minority suspects who were taken to jail. construction on a new housing and business development is underway in alameda, just hours after the groundbreaking some officials are asking how safe it will be. tetra tech was hired to clean up the old navy base, the company made headlines after
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supervisors admitted to using clean soil samples for testing not toxic once at hunter point. alameda point developers told the chronicle the navy says the land is safe but they will continue to test and recertify the property as old buildings are torn down. one of the men charged in the ghost ship warehouse fire in oakland will go back to court today. a bail hearing is set for this morning for max harris, the two men are being held on $750,000 bail, lawyers for harris will be asking a judge to release him citing a recent landmark ruling that requires judges in california to consider alternatives to bail for people who cannot afford to pay it. the trial for the two is set to begin in july. three silicon valley cities are looking at a big tax on their biggest employers, we will tell you about the important vote which could result in millions more for the city. president trump this morning
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is weighing in on the nfl's newly adopted policy requiring players to stand during the national anthem. we will tell you about the harsh words from the president and how the 49ers are planning to take a stand. good morning, we have plenty of slow traffic in many areas on this thursday, the san mateo bridge is moderately heavy with traffic to the high rise.
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the san francisco 49ers told reuben foster's place on the team may continue to be earned following the dismissal of a domestic violence charge against him, foster gave us a thumbs up as he was walking out of a courtroom yesterday, a judge found there was not enough evidence to warrant the charge, foster's ex-girlfriend recanted allegations of abuse last week she told the courts she made up the allegations
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after he broke up with her. the judge reduced a felony gun charge to a misdemeanor, the 49ers are allowing foster back on the team today, the santa clara county da office says it is disappointed into a new decision, saying that it is common among domestic violence victims, some are scared some feel guilty some need money. whatever the cause we move forward on cases when victims falsely recant. i am not one that would say you are wrong for doing this. >> i'm not sure the details on anything but we will cross that bridge when we get there. >> i'm glad they came to some agreement. i will be outstanding. >> opinions are mixed about the new nfl policy on taking a knee. alex savidge is at levi stadium with more player reaction and how president trump is saying about the nfl new rule.
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>> good morning to you, it sounds like the players are planning to fight the new policy which says if they do not stand for the national anthem there teams can be fined. we know president trump has been highly critical of players who have taken a knee in the past and this morning he appeared on fox news taking it a step further saying maybe they should be kicked out of the country. >> you have to stand proudly for the national anthem. or you shouldn't play. maybe you shouldn't be in the country. you have to stand proudly for the national anthem and the owners did the right thing. >> reporter: the big decision came yesterday during the spring meetings, voters voted in favor of the new policy requiring any player who is on the field to stand for the national anthem. the policy allows players to remain in the locker room if they choose during the anthem. of course this whole discussion
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started when former 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick began taking a knee when the star-spangled banner was being played before games, a move designed to bring attention to racial injustice and to protest police abuse of people of color. last night at a special event some of the players were asked about the new policy and if they plan to take a knee next season.>> that is so far away from my mind right now. i will make that decision then. >> all 32 clubs want to make sure during the moment of the anthem and the flag that is a very important moment to all of us as a lead as clubs personally and to the country. that is a moment we want to make sure is done in a respectful fashion. that was something that was very strongly held in the room. >> reporter: san francisco 49ers owners abstained from yesterday's vote saying that he
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believes the players should have been consulted about the policy before hand and he even went a step further to say that he plans to suspend concession sales at levi stadium during the national anthem so the nfl is not profiting during those few minutes that the star- spangled banner is played. the nfl players association is planning to challenge this new policy officially. back to you. >> alex savidge, thank you. let's help you get around with no slick roads to contend with for the most part. >> you know, it is going to be better than yesterday for sure. westbound 80 is 30 minutes, yesterday at this time it was double so the wet roads really did play a role yesterday, traffic will be backed up at the bay bridge toll plaza as it normally is and when we make it to the bridge it is looking okay. this is interstate 880 in oakland north and south and the
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traffic is moving along just fine. on the san mateo bridge we have moderately heavy traffic so this could be the last big day of the week where we have a commute because tomorrow will be different. as we look at this picture of southbound 280 approaching highway 87 there is standing water in the right lanes and we have been talking about this all morning. caltrans has some sweepers and maybe some equipment to get rid of the water but the traffic will be a little bit slow in the area southbound it is backed up from highway 17 as everyone is having to merge over to the left lane. the commute direction northbound is moderately heavy through downtown, now let's bring in steve paulson with the forecast. thank you, let's get right to it. there is a little event going on in napa if you're headed up there today it is mostly cloudy partly sunny but tomorrow we are focusing on the weather. i will have some rain tomorrow
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on those icons but tomorrow, not today topping out at 68 today. 51 in polk valley, napa 56, american canyon hidden brook and alejo mid-fifties and healdsburg into petaluma as well as cloverdale we are consistent because of those skies with some sun breaks but a lot of lower clouds and i am standing in front of this incoming system that is already lining up with the radar picking up the return. they will be here late tonight into tomorrow, lower clouds with sunshine but cool. 50s, 60s and 70s for your temperatures and this could be the strongest low of the series, this is number six. we had a series coming from every direction except the south so it is circling the wagons and it will come again tonight and tomorrow. in advance of that for most of the month it has been afternoon thunderstorms in the mountains which are picking up tomorrow morning but not in the afternoon.
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it will happen again in northern mendocino county near lake county as well as shasta. lower clouds are getting maxed out today with the onshore breeze as we have 50s for the temperatures. 50 3/2 moon bay, 52 san rafael, even fog into southern california from santa barbara into la and san diego but it is increasing clouds from the system that will play into the weather most of the day today, tonight and then tomorrow morning plan on rain not just hit and miss showers but rain caring into friday and saturday. sunday and monday will be better with monday the warmest day of the holiday weekend. 60s and 70s so we are very cool well below average especially inland. a lot of us should be near 80 but we are not even getting close. 50s and 60s for the coast city and peninsula. cloudy with rain on friday decreasing saturday and then warmer sunday and monday. we are still following breaking news from the white house as president trump has
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called off the meeting with north korean leader kim jong-un. in a moment we will take you live to washington for a report as we explore the possibilities that the president is leaving open. fearless is a wild animal.
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we are still following breaking news that president trump will not be going to the planned summit with north korean leader kim jong-un.>> wheat ridge of we just learned
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that, let's bring in doug luzader to focus on the potential impact of this move.>> good morning, a little bit of a surprise for the timing, everyone knew that it was possible this summit would be delayed or canceled entirely and now it appears the latter has happened, this came out in a letter from president trump released by the white house within the last hour. the president appears to have written this it really sounds like it is in his voice, there is a lot of anger directed toward the threats from north korea recently involving nuclear war. the president compares nuclear arsenals indicating the us has a much larger arsenal. but there is also a lament in this as well, the fact that the president had been hopeful there would have been a peace summit next month, he remains open to the possibility, the letter ends as it is directly written to kim jong-un indicating that he should call if he is interested in sitting
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down under different conditions. so they are not entirely closing the door but they do appear to be closing the door on this specific summit happening on the 12th. >> there are a lot of moving parts and we know that some top north korean officials made some very disparaging comments about vice president mike pence. >> reporter: yes, there was a north korean diplomat who called mike pence a dummy and that was in relation to comments that pence made as well as a number of other things but about the libya model for instance, the degree to which it could be patterned after that but that has never sat well with kim jong-un because the libya model involves libya disarming giving up its arsenal but several years later the dictator of libya was brutally killed so if you are dealing with a dictator like kim jong-un that might not be the best example to put forward
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and clearly the north koreans were not happy about that but it does appear it is the culmination of a number of things that had the president fed up this morning and he fired off the letter. >> the president highlights three americans are back home from north korea. is there any question if that decision would have happened if the two were not set to have a meeting soon? >> reporter: that is a good question, it seemed to timeout at a time when everyone was feeling good about the possibility of the summit and it goes beyond just the hostages. just hours ago kim jong-un destroyed a nuclear test facility in his country and that was seen as a goodwill gesture. there is debate over how significant it was, nevertheless it was seen as an important gesture in keeping with having the summit happen but now all bets are off.>> if you can, paint a picture on the reaction
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in the mood on capitol hill and around washington after all of this. >> reporter: to be honest we have not heard a lot because it just recently happened. i saw one senator speaking in defense of what president trump decided, something interesting to watch is what is happening on capitol hill today which is secretary of state mike pompeo is testifying before congress and he is specifically talking about this, interesting because he has met with kim jong-un twice and seemed to walk away from the meetings thinking it was likely a summit would take place, now it is not happening.>> it will be interesting to watch the president's next language, he has gone from little rocket man to speaking respectfully about him so the next step remains a mystery. >> reporter: yes, even this letter was hot and cold
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beginning with mr. chairman very respectful introductory and then the president is clearly angry at the beginning and at the end says if you change your mind call or we will get this back on track. the possibility is there this could happen, maybe it is playing hardball and part of the negotiating process but i think it is fair to say the likelihood of a summit taking place on june 12 appears to be none. maybe they will come back and figure out another date or time, something to watch would be the role that china might play, the president was suspicious of china thinking maybe they were not working in coordination with the us to make it happen and they may have been working behind the scenes. who knows but the bottom line is the summit is not taking place on the 12th. >> okay major news, doug luzader live from washington thank you. we will keep
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following these developments surrounding the canceled summit meeting with north korea and coming up next we are talking about increased security for facebook election ads. the new changes from the bay area company to make sure only us citizens are finding those ads. a record number of people hitting the roads this memorial day weekend. i will tell you when to expect bad traffic and how high gas prices are impacting travel. we will have two forecasts for the holiday weekend, raining to start but sunny and warm to finish. more on that coming up. if yyou need to stay downeaway from it. call 911. let our first responders come out and handle it. police and fire will respond as well as pg&e. pg&e will make the scene safe. ♪
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to keep our community safe. before you do any project big or small, pg&e will come out and mark your gas and electric lines so you don't hit them when you dig. call 811 before you dig, and make sure that you and your neighbors are safe. 7:29 good morning on this thursday i'm gasia mikaelian. >> good morning i'm dave clark. we are following the white
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house announcement that president trump canceled the planned summit meeting with north korea. the white house released a letter by president trump to north korea's leader kim jong- un. in this letter president trump says he feels it is inappropriate to go forward with the meeting at this time because of tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in a recent statement, in the statement the north korean government referred to vice president mike pence as a political dummy and says they are ready to meet a nuclear confrontation. president trump said this missed opportunity is a sad moment. we are watching the markets international relations and more. we will keep you updated. let's check your weather, the weather has been interesting. >> it is a holiday weekend plus bottle rock. not good news for friday right now so be prepared, again
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saturday and sunday will be much better but today cloudy mostly cloudy with lower clouds and it will be cooler but sun breaks are allowing for mild conditions with 60s and 70s. today a lot of cloud coverage with some sun breaks. take a look at this, this is one projection and it is putting 41/100 over napa tomorrow which is a lot of rain. either way i would plan on rain for friday which we will update tomorrow. lower clouds with some sunshine but cool with high clouds getting closer knocking on the door. come on in and there it is. so are you decent? no but i am dressed so come on in. partly to mostly cloudy over the mountains with thunderstorms firing up there and into mendocino county so that is not changing, the key of the change will be the thunderstorm activity coming in the morning tomorrow all day
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into saturday with higher elevation snow. we have a decent breeze on shore with 50s for everybody from the coast to the bay and today temperatures will be cool with a low swinging in tonight and tomorrow so we will update this tomorrow morning but it looks like it to me. the good news sunday and monday will be better, monday is warm with possible 80s. 50s and 60s with some lower 70s today. 7:32, i know we have a lot going on in san jose but there are some other issues as well. let's start on the eastshore freeway, yesterday we had a one hour drive between carquinez bridge and the macarthur maze. right now it is taking 33 minutes which is a big improvement if you're driving through and another 20 minutes to the bay bridge. that is mostly normal traffic. we also have slowing northbound 880 and westbound 580 getting into oakland and the san mateo and dunbarton bridge traffic
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will be heavy. we have flooding in san jose southbound 280 approaching the 87 exit and it was a bigger puddle before but still lanes are blocked and now they have three lanes opened. at one point there was only one lane open to southbound but the puddle seems to be receding. not sure why it is there. it could have something to do with the pumps in the area. southbound 280 is slow and northbound is continuing slow into the west valley and you can see that it is slow but not as slow as it was before headed south. 7:33 now let's get back to the desk. millions will be hitting the road for memorial day and they will be paying more. gas prices are inching higher creeping closer to four dollars per gallon in parts of the state. alyssa harrington is in emeryville talking to drivers about how this affects their travel plans. >> reporter: good morning, just in time for the holiday gas
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prices are skyrocketing. at this shell station it will be $3.65 for one gallon of unleaded. one man said that it cost $70 to fill up his truck. despite the gas prices aaa expects travelers will be hitting the road in record numbers this weekend. 42 million americans will be getting out of town most of them by car. one driver says gas prices are impacting his travel plans, it is too expensive to take a road trip so he is getting out of town anyway but on a boat.>> i'm going to go on a boat crews. i'm not using the vehicle, i will go on the water. >> i don't think it is letting it stop a lot of people but a lot of people who do not work they probably will have hardship this year. so i don't know what is going to happen. i remember when gas was $.99 a
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gallon. >> reporter: there will be a lot of extra cars on the road so traffic is expected to be bad over the next couple of days come the worst time is tomorrow and today in the late afternoon because there will be a mixture of people getting off work and also people headed out of town so you can definitely expect heavy congestion. drivers should also expect traffic on sunday and monday afternoon as well because that is when people will be headed back into town. we were just looking at what is happening this moment, looks like a normal commute but for the holiday weekend we expect a lot of traffic. new details in the arrest of a suspect in connection with a purse snatching case in concord one that sent a 93-year- old to the hospital. police released a photo of the suspect yesterday, concord police tracked down the suspect in patterson and they arrested him last night, last friday a man grabbed the purses of two women outside of bank of
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america at sun valley mall. the man knocked down a 93-year- old woman and she broke her hip and needed surgery, the charges against the suspect include robbery and elder abuse. an east bay family is the third in california to sue the papa murphy's restaurant chain accusing it of serving salad contaminated with e. coli bacteria. the lawsuit claims katie mcgregor became sick after eating a salad at the restaurant in alamo last month. she then tested positive for e. coli. papa murphy's is also being sued by families in vallejo and rockland. the latest lawsuit comes days after the cdc said it is now safe to eat romaine lettuce. so far 39 people in california were affected by the bacteria, california had the only death connected to the contaminated lettuce. a brewery that claimed to make the first cannabis beer in the state has been ordered to stop, black hammer brewing introduced toque back mountain
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brew last month. since then it has expanded the line to include eight different cannabis beers, now federal agents have stepped in. it is because hemp is not a standard ingredient in beer and black hammer did not apply for a special permit, the chronicle reports there are many foods including passionfruit and rosewater that would also need special permits to be added to the beer. today both republicans and democrats will be meeting with top officials from the doj and intelligence officials, they are expected to talk about the fbi informant who reportedly met with trump campaign associates being investigated by robert mueller. the original plan was to have just two republican house members meet with the intelligence officials but democrats complained and said that it could jeopardize any possibility of bipartisan cooperation during the mueller investigation. the justice department decided
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to host a second classified briefing today and they will invite a bipartisan group from the house and senate committees. the bbc says president trump's attorney michael cohen was secretly paid at least $400,000 by ukrainians, to set up a meeting between president trump and the ukrainian president last june. michael cohen denies getting the payment, this latest report follows disclosures from two weeks ago that michael cohen received $2 million from several companies that wanted to have access to the president. facebook has a new policy for medical ads, anyone who wants to run them on facebook will have to provide the last four digits of their social security number. a photo of a government issued id and us mailing address, if approved this would include a paid for by tag. facebook says the move is to increase transparency after alleged russian interference and the improper accessing of
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user data, some organizations are fighting the rules saying that news reports about politics are not the same as advocation. facebook says it is working on rules which would be acceptable. a show support for a bay area teacher, coming up more on the controversy behind the decision to have the teacher transferred to another school. major changes to the san francisco civic center plaza, the three new designs that the city is considering and how you can decide which becomes reality. if you are getting on the road it is still crowded like normal, this is a look at the richmond bridge where there is some crowding. dog: seresto, seresto, seresto.
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to action tonight when they play the rockets in game five of the western conference finals. andre traveled with the team to houston and participated in last -- yesterday's practice, klay thompson suffered a knee strain on tuesday but he was able to practice yesterday, both are ruled as questionable. the warriors are coming off a disappointing loss and now the series is tied at two each. draymond green told reporters the team is feeling confident tonight.>> we know that we let one slip away so definitely we are upset but encouraged as well. i love the way this team responds when our back is against the wall. the level of focus and intensity that this team brings when that is the case i love it. so i think we have a good opportunity but it is not one we cannot get back. >> the game tonight tips off at
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6:00 in houston, the warriors are hosting a watch party at oracle arena. the uniforms of 49ers wearing during the 1994 super bowl season are making a comeback, last night the team unveiled their alternate uniforms. this was at the annual state of the franchise event, the 49ers will wear the uniforms one time this year but we do not know the official date, something -- some think they will wear the uniforms october 21 against the rams. guess what, jerry rice the hall of fame wide receiver joined the players last night. jerry the legendary wide receiver helped show off the uniforms and as you can see he is still looking good and feeling good in the throwback uniforms. let's check in with mike mibach as we get a peek at what is coming up.>> good morning, it would have been a historic summit but no longer, coming up
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more on president trump's decision to cancel the meeting with kim jong-un. scary moments for passengers after the plane they were on hit a concrete wall after landing at san francisco international and tomorrow new general data regulations go into effect across the european union. coming up how this will affect you and the new consent notices to look out for. we will see you coming up. new video this morning from philadelphia showing a terrible road rage incident clearly caught on camera. >> the video shows an suv and pickup truck pulling into the parking lot and then the man in the pickup truck gets out with a sledgehammer, watch him. he smashes the suv drivers side window and as the victim tries to pull away his passenger opens the door and falls out. falls out, the driver speeds out of the parking lot. the attacker with the sledgehammer's not done, he eventually hits the passenger
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with the sledgehammer at least once before running after the suv in the street and smashing the rear window. police are trying to identify the attacker as well as the victim. 7:45, let's hope your morning drive is not like that. >> sometimes we do hear about some things like that but this morning we have not had any of that. let's talk about highway 24 with some slow traffic on 24 westbound as you drive from walnut creek getting to the area of 680, 24, highway 4 there is slow traffic as well as pittsburgh into bay point so we do have some traffic being affected. there have been no major issues but it is going to be backed up. going to the bay bridge toll plaza, traffic is going to be backed up at the pay gate it is backed up to the maze with the metering lights on. this is a typical delay of 25 minutes, the eastshore freeway better than yesterday, the san
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mateo bridge is also better but some wet weather from yesterday spoiled the commute but today we are doing better. southbound 280, all of the water is gone at 87. they may be getting ready to open up the lanes as we can see that street sweeper moving the debris so we will see southbound 280 at 87 there is a traffic jam southbound so we will let you know more. 7:46 let's go to steve paulson with the weather. we have a lot of cloud coverage with low clouds and some higher clouds are coming. we go from one event with rain on friday to very warm by monday. so it is going to be a couple of forecasts with a partly cloudy in between but today lower clouds with mid-level clouds coming. most of them are working in but most of you cannot see it but we are unseasonably cool. the system is right there coming and this looks to be one that will be rather strong for
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this time of year and that is rain coming as well. not today, nothing compared to yesterday. one forecast model the european model is painting a wet picture tomorrow, i have seen other projecting half of this but it could be hit or miss just plan on that rain for friday. by saturday moving into the sierra, by sunday turning out of the picture and by monday upper 80s. low clouds with some sunshine but cool as high clouds are coming with 50s, 60s and 70s. this is the sixth low system this month. this one is coming in from the west and it is already showing signs of being one of the stronger ones we have seen. thunderstorm activity is popping up again today in the afternoon with a low clouds increasing. mendocino county, tahoe, truckee, yosemite already getting clouds. tomorrow we are starting early so it is going to be mostly cloudy tomorrow with off and on rain and possible thunderstorms
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picking up rapidly. today southwest breeze for most with 50s on the temperatures. some sunshine today but another day of quite cool temperatures. we have the system late tonight into tomorrow, is there any good news for the holiday? yes, sunday and monday sunshine with warmer temperatures. we could reach the upper 80s by monday. today, 60s and 70s are expected as we are very cool for this time of year. 5 to 7 degrees below average at the coast and bay. 10 degrees below for inland areas. we are making up for it in a few days, 50s and 60s right now mostly cloudy with rain friday lingering into the mountains through the weekend and then warmer sunday and monday. milwaukee police released a body cam video of a controversial arrest in january of sterling brown of the milwaukee bucks. he was tased after parking his
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car across two handicap spaces. >> taser, taser, taser. >> a police report claims sterling brown was aggressive when police questioned him. he was not criminally charged, there was a police internal affairs investigation after the incident. the officers involved are now being disciplined and milwaukee police have apologized.>> we conducted an investigation into the incident which revealed members acted inappropriately and those members were disciplined. terminal charges were not pursued. i am sorry the incident escalated. >> sterling brown who is a rookie plans to sue the milwaukee police department. of course we are following the big developing news from the white house this morning, coming up what we are finding out about president trump
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canceling a summit meeting with north korean leader kim jong-un.
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welcome back to "ktvu mornings on 2", a new poll says republican political candidate john cox is now in second place in the race for governor of california behind gavin newsom the front runner. the lieutenant governor has 25% support in the new poll from the public policy institute of california which is down from 28% in march. john cox is a san diego
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businessman and real estate investor with 19% support which is up from 14% in march. former los angeles mayor antonio villaraigosa has 15% support which is up from 12%. the top candidates in the june 5 primary regardless of the party, the top two will face off in november. tonight republican billionaire meg whitman is one of the cohosts of a silicon valley fundraiser for antonio villaraigosa. other cohosts include sam liccardo and former state comptroller steve wesley. meg whitman ran for governor in 2010 and lost to jerry brown. us senator dianne feinstein says she no longer supports the death penalty, this is a significant policy shift as she seeks reelection. senator feinstein says it is clear the death penalty is unequal and not effective. this comes amid challenges from
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kevin de leon whose campaign spokesman says this indicates the senators trying to appeal to voters who have outgrown her viewpoints. we are less than two weeks from the june primary and we will be adding a special newscast from 8:00 until 10:00 june 5 on ktvl plus. 7:54, we have an update about those whales that died last week in the bay area waters, both died from injuries caused by ships. according to the marine mammal center a fin whale was found near jack london square, died after being hit by a ship and a gray whale in marin county was washed ashore and he died after being entangled in an accident involving a propeller. accidents involving ships are a big cause of whale deaths and the shipping lanes around the golden gate bridge can be really treacherous. two people are recovering
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from minor injuries when a double-decker tour bus caught fire yesterday in the north beach. one of our viewers sent a cell phone video of the incident where you can see smoke pouring from the bus. this was the scene on columbus avenue near broadway, you can hear the fire engines. both victims were treated for smoke inhalation. we can see those active orange flames coming from the bus. the flames burned the left front side of the bus and that is where the efforts were concentrated. no word on how the fire started. san francisco wants your input about redesigning the civic center plaza. there are three design options for the open spaces between the un plaza, the asian art museum, the main library and civic center plaza, one shows the history of the area, another focuses on diversity and culture of surrounding neighborhoods and the third
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highlights spaces for performances, the redesign of the area will not happen for at least two more years. you can vote on which design you like the best, go to our website, ktvu.com just click on web links. a decision impacting thousands of commuters in the east bay, what we are learning about plans to expand bart to livermore. harsh words from president trump as he weighs in on the new nfl policy requiring players to stand during the national anthem. we will tell you what the president had to say and how the 49ers are taking a stand. westbound 24 is moving along okay driving to the tunnel. we have had no major problems shoving past lafayette. we have a lot going on with the holiday weekend, we have a lot of low clouds with a good onshore breeze for a cool pattern but what about the
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extending bart to livermore, the board of directors will discuss and possibly decide on the best way to do that. we will talk about the options
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and potential costs. developing news out of the white house, what we are learning about the announcement to cancel a summit with kim jong-un. "ktvu mornings on 2" continues now. >> this is "ktvu mornings on 2". >> good morning everyone welcome back i'm mike mibach. >> i'm gasia mikaelian, quickly let's talk about the weather which is changing. >> it is rapidly changing for the next few days. good morning, we have a lot going on and we are focusing on napa first, today mostly cloudy mild and breezy. it is not today we are worried about it is the weekend but today upper 60s mostly cloudy and i would plan on rain for friday. i would plan on it so just plan on it and if it misses you be happy. saturday is a transition day and then sunday upper 70s near 80, we go from one extreme to another. we have a lot of low clouds in place so it is a day of cloud
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coverage for many, offshore the system is getting some returns but out in oakley they say good morning, scattered clouds and if you have the low clouds you cannot see the scattered clouds now it is moving in advance of the low which is offshore. el cerrito says rain friday please don't say it is so. it does look like some rain on friday so i would plan on that. that is probably the best system coming for the entire month, thunderstorms over the sierra, mendocino county, sacramento valley and it is all continuing today but the breeze is not as robust. 50s for everybody, we are socked in with low clouds so we are cloudy to mostly cloudy changes tonight into tomorrow which what looks to be rain. 50s 60s and 70s. we have been busy on the roads. it was 80 last time? today it has been busy but we are
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better than yesterday when we had the rain and drizzle, today it is taking 37 minutes to drive from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze, yesterday it was taking over one hour so we do have some improvement when you get to the bay bridge it is backed up to the maze with metering lights on as we look at the bay area bridge san mateo and dunbarton bridge traffic are moderate and the south bay commute looks better as they opened up the lanes in downtown san jose. still a little bit of congestion northbound 280 is slow and so is 85 as well as one-on-one now let's get back to the desk. straight to the developing story, the announcement from the white house from an hour ago that president trump has canceled the planned summit next month with north korea. the white house released a letter from president trump to kim jong-un. in it the president says he is not moving forward because of the tremendous anger and open
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hostility displayed in a recent statement. in the statement the north korean government referred to vice president mike pence as a political dummy and said they are ready to meet in a nuclear confrontation as at the negotiating table. in the letter president trump said north koreans talk about nuclear capabilities but hours are so massive and powerful i pray to god they will never have to be used, a short time ago in washington dc and there was testimony at a senate committee hearing, mike pompeo said north korea did not respond to repeated request from us officials to discuss logistics for the singapore summit. >> i regret the statement the north koreans have made over the past few days and the fact that we have not been able to conduct the preparation between our teams which would be necessary to have a chance for a successful summit. >> the secretary says north korea's attitude change since
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he returned from a trip there earlier this month when he met with kim jong-un securing the release of three american prisoners, earlier this morning north korea say they demolished their underground nuclear test site, foreign journalists were invited to witness the demolition and several explosions were set off. the explosions at the site deep in the mountains were aimed at closing off three tunnels into the sites. the decision to close the nuclear test site has been seen as a gesture from kim jong-un in hopes of setting a positive tone for what was supposed to be a summit with president trump in singapore. this is despite other indications that kim jong-un was possibly not going to decide to take part in the summit and today we have it as final president trump has called it off. expending bart into livermore is the issue up for discussion tonight at the board of directors meeting.>> allie rasmus has been talking with passengers at the dublin pleasanton station which is the
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end of the line right now. >> reporter: the train starts running at 4:00 am and most people say when they get on the trains even early in the morning they are already packed. some of the people we have spoken to drive from livermore, tracy and even further into the central valley, tonight the board of directors will decide if those passengers may be able to hop on bart closer to home, up for consideration is an expansion into livermore and how to do that, there are several options one of them includes extending the existing conventional tracks along 580, five and half miles east of the dublin station to livermore. >> the traffic is horrible right now so that would be great to extend it to livermore. >> it would help you? >> yes, big-time. >> it is more cars off the road so people could get around faster and safer. i think it would be helpful. >> they have been talking about
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that since the 90s so it is probably not going to come about. >> reporter: there is some skepticism, livermore residents have been paying taxes to put into the system for decades and now some of them say it is time to get a return on investment in the form of conventional bart tracks. extending them would cost up to $1.6 billion but it would get a lot of cars off the road, 14,000 per day according to transportation estimates. the other option is either a rapid bus system or light rail system going to livermore, similar to the extension in antioch that is supposed to open this weekend, a bus or light rail system could be built sooner with less money but it would only get 3500 cars off the road daily according to transportation estimates. the board of directors will be talking about the issues and they will decide tonight at their scheduled meeting for 5:00 this evening at the bart
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headquarters. from dublin allie rasmus ktvu fox 2 news. the bart governing board will discuss adding wi-fi for riders at the meeting, the board will be approving a negotiating agreement with mobile light management to provide the service. according to the chronicle the agreement includes cell phone service for muni metro subway's but it would be a long time coming. it could take up to two years. passengers scheduled to fly from san francisco to dublin, ireland are making the trip today instead of last night because a jet arriving from ireland was damaged after landing at sfo. the plane was being taken to the gate when the operator misjudged how much room there was between the terminal building and the end of the winged so the right wing tip hit a concrete pillar. a statement has been released confirming the problem saying that minor damage was caused, none of the guests or crew were
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injured, guests will be accommodated. today those flights will operate on schedule. federal investigators announced the autonomous uber suv that hit and killed a pedestrian in arizona in march spotted the woman six seconds before hitting her, the ntsb released the finding as part of a preliminary report on the crash and according to the report the suv did not stop because the braking system was disabled. emergency braking maneuvers are not enabled while uber vehicles are under computer control in order to reduce the potential for erratic behavior. president trump is weighing in on the nfl new policy requiring all players to remain standing during the national anthem. >> alex savidge is live from levi stadium to explain how everyone is reacting. >> reporter: good morning, already there is a lot of pushback from nfl players to this newly adopted policy which
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says if they do not stand during the anthem then there teams can be fined. we know president trump has been outspoken on this in the past calling for players to be fired, this morning he went a step further on fox news. >> you have to stand proudly for the national anthem. or you should not be playing maybe you shouldn't be there or in the country. you have to stand proudly for the national anthem and the owners did the right thing.>> reporter: this big decision came during the owner's spring meeting yesterday. the owners voted in favor of the new policy requiring any player who is on the field to stand for the national anthem. the policy does allow players to remain in the locker room if they choose while that anthem is played. 49ers owner jed york of state from the vote yesterday saying that he believes players should have been consulted for the policy was put into place and
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york went a step further saying that he plans to suspend concession sales at levi stadium during the national anthem so the nfl is not profiting for those few minutes. last night at a special event some 49ers players were asked about the rule change and if they plan to kneel next season. >> i'm not sure what i'm going to be doing during the season. i have not thought about it. i'm glad there is an option for the players but like i said i have not read into it. >> we want people to be respectful. we want people to stand. all personnel to make sure they treat this moment in a respectful fashion. >> reporter: of course the discussion started a couple years back when former 49er quarterback colin kaepernick began taking a knee as the national anthem was played before games and the move was meant to bring attention to racial injustice and to protest police abuse of people of
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color. a lot of pushback already from the nfl players association and the organization has made plans to challenge this newly adopted anthem policy. >> alex savidge, thank you. the question of the day is should nfl teams sell concessions to the national anthem? let us know what you think by voting on twitter or leave comments on facebook. a special edition black panther comic book you cannot get anywhere else. the oakland store that received the special honor and why there is hope for all of us who missed it. a show of support for a bay area teacher. more on the controversy behind the decision to have them transferred. looking okay in the east bay with highway 24 headed west to the caldecott but we are crowded in lafayette. we have a holiday weekend coming up and there is a little concert in napa. we will have the forecast for
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all of that and we are looking for some warmer weather.
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a high school teacher in brentwood was videotaped kneeling during a flag raising ceremony is being transferred to another school, last night as students attended a school board meeting to protest the move. >> [ chanting ] >> tyler russ teaches debate
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and critical thinking at heritage high school, he was videotaped taking a knee as the junior rotc program raised the flag before school, he did this occasionally to protest police brutality, supporters say that his willingness to be opinionated challenges them. >> he made me think this country does need fixing. i love this country so much. i should make it better. >> the district has informed russ he will teach at liberty high a few miles away. the superintendent says the change was needed and at least one parent says he was trying to intimidate rotc students and should go. >> he will be a full-time teacher for social studies and history at liberty high school. he will have all employment rights. he is not losing anything like that. so he will simply move schools.>> take the transfer and learn from it.
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>> russ was not at the meeting last night but has expressed appreciation and has accepted the transfer, students have collected 12,000 signatures on an online petition in support. an arrest has been made in connection with a purse snatching case in concord. police initially released a photo of the suspect concord detectives then tracked down the suspect in patterson and arrested him last night. last friday a man grabbed the purses of two women outside of bank of america near sun valley mall, the 93-year-old woman was knocked down and broke her hip, charges include robbery and elder abuse. one of the men charged in the ghost ship warehouse fire will return to court today. a bail hearing for max harris is set for this morning, harris and derick almena are being held on $750,000 bail, attorneys will be asking the
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judge to release harris citing a recent ruling requiring judges in california to consider alternatives to bail for people who cannot afford to pay. earlier this month the judge denied a motion from the two to toss the 36 involuntary mansard -- manslaughter charges. a state appeals court has allowed a lower court ruling stand overturning the right to die law. the lower ruling said lawmakers should not have passed the law during a special session on healthcare funding but the constitutionality of the law itself was not challenged. the law which passed three years ago will let doctors give life ending drugs to terminally ill patients. the state attorney general wanted to block the earlier ruling to allow people to get to drugs while the issue worked to the courts. let's check in with sal for a look on the roadways.>> we are still looking at this commute which is moderate as i am looking to see what i can put up for the bay bridge and
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you can see traffic is backing up at the toll plaza. it is backed up all the way to the maze. tomorrow the friday before memorial day we will have a slightly different pattern as people may not be going into the office and could be hitting the roads so we will keep that in mind. this is interstate 880 which is slow northbound and westbound 580 is also slow driving to lakeshore. san mateo and dunbarton bridge commutes have been moderate to the peninsula which is crowded in san mateo and burlingame. in the south bay we had this earlier problem on 285 northbound has been okay and so has 17 as well as northbound 85 and northbound 101. we have some traditional slowing in the west valley. 8:18 let's bring in steve paulson. everything getting repaired at 280 which is good. we have a lot of cloud coverage with low clouds and high clouds coming. it looks like rain on friday
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but until then our good friend from clearlake says lower 50s countywide under a blanket of clouds. rain pending and i would agree. that would be tomorrow though, not today. if we look at beautiful sonoma it is a brisk 56 degrees in sonoma county with a lot of clouds. everyone is ready for june. you just have to wait a week or so just a little bit. we do have for today in napa sonoma and napa mostly cloudy and cloudy but not so much today we are worried. it is tomorrow we are worried, i would plan on rain for tomorrow and friday, maybe it will not make it and it will stay to the east but plan on it and then sunday we are near 80 so it is 55 alejo, 56 american canyon, napa 58 with winsor and rohnert park at 57. point reyes 52, we have a lot of cloud coverage with those low clouds offshore getting
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some high base returns from this system which is impressive. i think it is giving us more than showers as thunderstorms pop up over the mountains to the north as well and some projections are rather bullish for maybe 1 to 2 inches over tahoe with possibility of snow at the pass is. look at the bull's-eye over lake tahoe mainly friday and saturday then sunday it is gone but into the mountains don't be surprised by 3 to 6 inches of snow above 7500 feet but it is very active with the southwest wind. cooler in the 50s, not even brentwood is 60. 51 black hawk, 51 moraga. the system is approaching tonight into tomorrow and it is going to set the stage for some rain but after that saturday is the transition and then sunday we are clearing out. monday looks to be sunny and warmer with some possible upper 80s but tomorrow here and statewide, 60s and 70s so we are cool for inland temperatures
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as they are way below average but we will go from way below to a little above but not until monday so get ready. is coming but the next couple of days possible rain. it has been a few years but parents know dealing with little babies and their teaching can be difficult and is giving babies over the counter medicine dangerous? we will bring you the new fda warning coming up.
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an east bay family has
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become the third to sue papa murphy's. they accuse the restaurant of serving salad contaminated with e. coli, the suit claims katie macgregor got sick after eating a salad in alamo last month and that she tested positive for e. coli, papa murphy's is being sued by families in vallejo and rockland, the latest comes days after the cdc announced it is now safe to eat romaine lettuce. 39 people in california were affected by the bacteria. california reports the only death linked to the lettuce the source from yuma, arizona. a new study shows facebook may be able to help people quit smoking, the study which will be released today looked at 500 smokers on facebook, the group was exposed to messages about quitting and getting counseling, reports show the users were 2 1/2 more times likely to quit. a warning if you are a
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parent and your baby is teething, the fda is warning against using over-the-counter teething medicine. some contain benzocaine and it is not safe for babies and can even be deadly. officials want the products taken off the market, if your child has teething pain try massaging their gums with your finger or give them a teething ring to. people in contra costa can now enjoy library story time without leaving home. >> dinosaurs let's go. dinosaurs, dinosaurs stomp stomp stomp. >> the library is now offering video storytime through the library youtube channel. all 26 branches have storytime but some families cannot attend overtime conflicts. the library says the video allows parents and children to enjoy storytime on the go. hundreds of people in the east bay have exclusive copies
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of a "black panther" comic book, marvel created a special addiction of the book for a special store in oakland, it has an oakland themed cover. the store normally sells about 50 "black panther" comics per month but when marvel made this for him he ordered 3000 copies and customers are thrilled to get their hands on one. >> it was cool for me to see that they are kind of giving a shout out to oakland again. >> right away you can see there is welcome to oakland and we have the cranes. there is a lot of pride going on and it feels good.>> i want my kids to see people who look like them.>> 1500 books were preordered but if you're interested you could be able to get a copy if you drop by the store next week. we are following developing news from the white house where we are learning more about the
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announcement that president trump has canceled an upcoming summit with kim jong-un. if you are headed out of town this weekend timing is everything, i will tell you when traffic is supposed to be the worst so you can avoid it. good morning, we have plenty of slow traffic this morning if you're trying to get to work and this is a look at the bay bridge where the commute has improved. >> the weather has not improved unlike -- unless you like lower clouds and possible rain but we have some brighter news at the end of the holiday weekend. bucontes fights by using fresh parsley. make room for the judge! what's your dream? at ikea, we help you live it. make the dream yours.
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computer set. tomorrow does not look promising in napa but sunday looks great. would you like to get my friday tickets? we will fine-tune this tomorrow but it looks like there could be rain tomorrow but today low clouds mostly cloudy with some sun breaks. if you're headed up there but today some of you are going early so we have 60s and we are unseasonably cool but tomorrow is the main day because saturday the transition to partly cloudy cool and breezy, sunday is mostly sunny and warmer with possible 80s by monday. 50s for everybody, it is a matter of temperatures not moving because of the cloud coverage. since 4:00 every reporting station said cloudy but we do have some breaks. this system coming tomorrow looks to be strong compared to the los from this month with thunderstorm activity in the mountains. i am telling you know there's thunderstorm activity in the mountains and some projections are quite wet for sacramento
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valley and northern sacramento valley. even around here this could be a little overdone but in the sierra there will be some isolated 1 to 2 inch amounts but sunday and monday are looking better. today friday and saturday will be active with the possibility of snow at the passes. we have this westerly component of a breeze with 50s for most. brentwood 59, antioch 57. the system comes tonight giving us rain tomorrow so today mostly cloudy with 60s and some lower 70s as we are breezy and cool. 831 sal has been busy on the roads now what? strike looking at the east bay it is better than yesterday, yesterday it was kind of reining with that slow traffic but today pretty typical commutes, for example the bay bridge 25 minutes, eastshore
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freeway from the carquinez bridge has been 30 minutes which is more normal. northbound 880 slow from davis to downtown oakland and then we have the san mateo and dunbarton bridge getting busy over the peninsula. we had the problem south down to 80 with slowing approaching the downtown exit but northbound traffic is the key getting into the west valley. now let's get back to the desk. some of the top stories we are following, this morning the white house released a letter from president trump that kim jong-un saying he is canceling the summit in singapore because of open hostility in the most recent statement from the north korean government. in the statement north korea threatened nuclear confrontation calling mike pence a political dummy. president trump is weighing in on the nfl policy requiring all players to remain standing for the national anthem.
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players are planning to fight the policy approved by the nfl owners yesterday, if they do not stand their teams could face fines. president trump has been critical of players who kneel calling them to be fired and this morning he suggested they should be kicked out of the country. the bart board of directors will discuss the possibility of extending bart into livermore. one option is to extend the tracks to isabel avenue which would cost an estimated $1.6 billion. another option is bus or light rail system into livermore which would cost less. ahead of the holiday weekend gas prices are skyrocketing nearly 4 dollars per gallon. >> alyssa harrington is live to explain how this is impacting some people's memorial day plans. >> reporter: drivers have plenty of complaints about these gas prices but according to aaa that is not keeping people at home this weekend, in fact a record number of
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americans will be hitting the road and most of them by car. at this shell gas station in emeryville one gallon will cost $3.65 and that is up fast. one man said it cost $70 to fill up his truck. a road trip might not necessarily be a cheaper option but plenty of people are doing it anyway.>> it is kind of terrible. i wish they would make california affordable.>> we have to do it we don't have any options. so we feel sort of stuck. recently it was cheaper in the east. the price of living in the bay area i guess.>> reporter: experts predict a lot of congestion and this is how you can avoid the traffic jam. the heaviest traffic is expected in the late afternoon today between 4:30 and 6:30 pm because there will be people getting off work and people
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headed out of town. a little bit earlier tomorrow between 2:00 and 4:00 pm as well so you might want to avoid those times. traffic will spike again sunday and monday when people return home. back to you. >> thank you. two people are recovering from injuries suffered when a double-decker tour bus caught fire yesterday in the north beach neighborhood. one viewer sent a cell phone video where you can see the bus on fire. heavy smoke pouring from the top, this was columbus avenue near broadway where the fire started. orange flames could be seen pouring from the bus. both victims have been treated for smoke inhalation, the flames burned the left front side of the bus, no word on how the fire started. san jose city council took an unusual step this week rejecting a report from the city independent police auditor, this over misleading
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statements regarding racial disparities in use of force cases, jesse gary joins us live from the san jose studio to bring us more.>> good morning, mayor sam liccardo led the charge of councilmembers looking to have the auditor report amended, the clash centers around an indication that white suspects who resisted police were more likely to end up with no charges filed against them. let's look at the video, there was a second portion, of all the suspects not charged white suspects were taken for psychiatric care and minority suspects were taken to jail. the inference came from the san jose police department public online use of force data dashboard, reports revealed fewer than 10 arrests were used as the basis for the disparity, the mayor told the auditor that ultimately it does not enhance credibility of the work you are doing which is very important
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and the mayor added if there was just any change in any variability in one person and one incident in any of the categories it would lead to a completely different conclusion. while standing by the data integrity says he accepts the criticism and promises a revision, the mayor and others were worried this type of language could be used as a weapon in litigation against the city and some others worry taking action asking for a revision removes the independent aspect out of the auditor report. live from san jose jesse gary, ktvu fox 2 news. today the california supreme court will decide whether or not facebook and other social media companies must turn over user content that could be used as evidence by people accused of crimes, the case concerns a man charged with murder in the city of san francisco. he wants to access video and other content posted by the
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victim and a witness who was his former girlfriend and her social media post would show she was jealous and angry because he was involved with other women. an oakland man at the center of a barbecuing controversy has been appointed to a commission overseeing rules at the lake. the oakland native was voted by a city council member to serve on the parks and recreation advisory commission, councilmembers say that he has a track member -- record of community service. last month a white woman called police because smith was barbecuing in a area that was not permitted. some say because he is african- american the event was racially motivated. hundreds of people showed up at lake merritt yesterday and barbecued. a news conference is set for tomorrow. a resolution to remove a name from a playground has been approved by the board of supervisors committee, a group of asian-american community leaders are urging the
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playground to be renamed, the park is on pacific avenue. organizers say as a congressman in the 1900s he actively supported the chinese exclusion act keeping immigrants out of the country and used racial stereotypes. five of the seedy supervisors have signed onto changing the name of the park.>> when the immigrant population all over the united states is under attack. >> what i like to do is make a motion to pass this on a committee with a positive recommendation. >> without objection the motion passes. >> the board of supervisors is expecting to approve changing the name. the commission will seek public input on a new name for the playground. are you one of the many people who are placed your iphone battery? if you are apple could owe you a refund. we will explain. pretty slow in some areas this morning, if you're driving
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to work the traffic on the bridge improves but there is a wait to get onto the span. a lot of low clouds without much sun. we have a cool day coming and tomorrow could be rain. we will take a look coming up.
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welcome back, the announcement regarding the cancellation of the summit with north korea is affecting wall street. >> plus, renewed trade tensions are taking stocks down, pam cook with more in "dollars & sense". >> first stocks were lower after the white house announced an investigation into auto imports and the effect on the economy. the investigation looks into if the imports threaten national security. japan and china criticized the move and the dow is headed lower. and then shortly after that opening bell the announcement coming in that the summit with north korea is canceled which creates more uncertainty and the dow dropped another 150 points. right now it has held onto a level down about 180 points and it stayed there for the last half hour. the s&p 500 and nasdaq are also
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dropping and they are both down about 25%. starbucks is releasing details for its racial bias training happening tuesday. the sessions will be held at all us stores and corporate offices and they are expected to last 3 to 4 hours. discussions include a definition of personal bias and how employees can make starbucks and welcoming place for everyone, during the session the stores will be closed. the training comes after the controversial arrest of two black men in a philadelphia store last month. if you bought a replacement battery for your iphone last year you could be eligible for a refund, apple is giving refunds for people who bought batteries for their out of warranty iphone 6's it is for the people who paid the full price for a battery at an apple store before december 29. the price went down to $29 after that, this comes after
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apple revealed in december that software updates to older phones slow down the phones and battery. uber is helping inform people about the upcoming election this morning at uber headquarters the rideshare will announce a public-private voter education partnership. the uber app will be used to inform riders and drivers about the june primary. the first phase began on monday with information about how to register to vote. during the next couple of weeks we will hear a lot on uber so it is interesting they are branching into becoming more of an information route for the customers. i guess they feel you are sitting in the car so get up to date. >> there will likely be some ads as well. >> pam cook thank you. let's check in with sal and look at the thursday morning commute. >> traffic is actually doing
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okay on highway 4 as it is beginning to clear. this is at the willow pass grade , there are no major issues and things are improving. even vallejo traffic improved after the accident from earlier and all the traffic is gone. that is good news, 34 minutes on the drive from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze. at the bay bridge toll plaza we have a 20 minute delay so things are definitely improving. now let's bring in steve paulson with the forecast. the weather is not improving unless you like the lower cloud deck. cloudy to mostly cloudy mainly lower clouds with some higher clouds up above moving tonight. fog near low clouds, sun breaks but very few just cloud coverage with 60s, 70s. tomorrow, not today, tomorrow i would plan on rain. just take the rain gear and be ready. it is going to be very close, saturday cool and breezy but dry mostly and then sunday sunny and warmer as we move
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into monday we could have some 80s. plenty of low clouds in place with some return from the system which is offshore looking stronger and stronger through time and it will swing in at this angle which is favorable for rain. not today but tonight and friday. thunderstorm activity pops up during the day dies at night and then we have a lift in the heat. starting early tomorrow continuing today mendocino county northern sacramento valley, all of these areas. tomorrow morning it could start early with possible snow at the passes into friday night and saturday morning. 160 it is really socked in and the cole pattern with the system having a way to go but it will come late tonight and tomorrow. starting off the holiday mostly cloudy and into friday we get rain with possible mountain snow and even thunderstorm activity. sunday and monday will be looking better so really almost
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3 forecasts but severe thunderstorms friday and then drizzle with rain. 50s and 60s so we are cool with some inland areas 10 degrees warmer but not until sunday. by monday that will warm up for sure and the next couple of days cloud coverage with some rain.>> who knew you would need the chains to get over those passes. >> 3 to 6 inches of snow at 7500 feet. the 49ers have told reuben foster his place on the team must continue to be earned despite the dismissal of a domestic violence charge against him, foster gave the thumbs-up as he walked out of the courthouse yesterday, a judge found there was not enough evidence to warrant the charge that his ex-girlfriend recanted the allegations of abuse. she made up the allegations and threatened his career after she broke up with him. the felony gun count has been reduced to eight -- a
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misdemeanor. foster will now be able to join the team. the district attorney's office says that it is disappointed with the decision from the judge saying that recanting is common among domestic violence victims, some are scared, some feel guilty, some are coerced or some need money. whatever the cause is we move forward because we know if we do not more victims will be hurt. proving personal information or providing personal information to facebook. the reason the social media giant will ask users for the last four digits of their social security number. stubborn is an incurable insomniac.
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just having someone there that deals with this every day is pretty comforting. we each bring something to the table that is unique and that is a specialty. with all of us working together we can keep all these emergencies small. and the fact that we can bring it together and effectively work together is pretty special. they bring their knowledge, their tools and equipment and the proficiency to get the job done. and the whole time i have been in the fire service, pg&e's been there, too. whatever we need whenever we need it. i do count on pg&e to keep our firefighters safe. that's why we ask for their help.
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a texas community continues to mourn the victims from the deadly school shooting last week, hundreds gathered at santa fe junior high school to listen to faith leaders, many churches took part offering counseling to those affected by the mass shooting. some of the people are trying to cope with the deadly attack. >> tonight is about hope and healing and we want to encourage and love on the kids and community.>> hopefully children can get some peace and we will see. i was born and raised here, this is not our town. this is not what we are about. >> texas governor greg abbott will hold the third and final roundtable discussion today. the volcano in hawaii is in
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its fourth week of erupting as lava explodes from the fissures and in some places it is shooting up 40 feet into the air. at night scientists are seeing something unusual, blue flames being released, that is methane gas burning produced when lava burns in other plants, one of the scientists says this is only the second time in his career he has seen the blue flames and red lava at the same time. the lava flow shows no signs of swapping -- stopping. lawsuits may be thrown out against the city of san francisco and oakland that say multiple oil companies created a public nuisance by producing massive quantities of oil and natural gas in promoting their use, the lawsuit claims the companies knew that it would lead to global warming and rising sea levels, they say that
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the lawsuits are invalid, the constitution will be held this morning. republicans and democrats will be meeting with officials from the doj and intelligence officials. they are going to discuss the fbi informant who met with trump campaign associates who are being investigated by robert mueller. the original plan was to have two republican house members meet with the officials but democrats complained that could jeopardize bipartisan cooperation on the mueller investigation. the doj decided to host a second classified briefing today and invited a bipartisan group from the house and senate intelligence committees. there is a new facebook policy for political ads, people will not have to provide their last four digits of their social security number, a government issue id and us mailing address, if approved the ads will include a paid for by tag. facebook says this is to increase transparency after
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alleged russian interference and the improper accessing of user data, some news organizations fight the rules saying that news reports on politics are not the same as advocating politics or issues. facebook is looking on rules which would be mutually acceptable. we want to take you east to the white house as president trump is responding to his cancellation of the summit with north korea. >> i believe this is a tremendous setback for north korea and indeed a setback for the world. i have spoken to general james mattis and the joint chiefs of staff and our military which is by far the most powerful anywhere in the world and has been greatly enhanced recently as you all know. we are ready if necessary. likewise i have spoken to south korea and japan. they are not only ready for
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foolish acts if they are taken by north korea but they are willing to shoulder much of the cost of any financial burden. any of those costs associated by the united states in operations, if such an unfortunate situation is forced upon us. hopefully positive things will be taking place with respect to the future of north korea. but if they do not we are more ready than we have ever been before. north korea has the opportunity to end decades of poverty and oppression by following the path of denuclearization and joining the community of nations. i hope that kim jong-un will
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ultimately do what is right, not only for himself, but perhaps most importantly what is right for his people. who are suffering greatly and needlessly. all of the korean people north and south deserve to be able to live together in harmony, prosperity and peace. the bright and beautiful future can only happen when the threat of nuclear weapons is removed. there is no way that it can happen otherwise. if and when kim jong-un chooses to engage in constructive dialogue and actions, i am waiting. in the meantime, our very strong sanctions, by far the strongest sanctions ever imposed
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and maximum pressure campaign will continue as it has been continuing. but no matter what happens, and whatever we do, we will never ever compromise the safety and security of the united states of america. i want to make that statement feel very strongly about it. our military as you know has been greatly enhanced, we will soon be at a level that has never been at before. our approval of $700 billion this year and $716 billion next year largely due to the help of a lot of the people with me today that are standing right here. we appreciate them, but we had
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to do that for the military and we have done it and hopefully everything will work out well with north korea and a lot of things can happen, including the fact that perhaps and it is possible that the existing summit could take place or a summit at some later date. nobody should be anxious, we have to get it right. okay, with that being said we have something else which i have to tell you. all of you chairman, mike and everybody, it was a big deal until this came up. i don't know, where is mike? congratulations you did a great job but it does not seem so important now but it is important. it is incredible and it is incredible you have done it and you have done in a bipartisan way which is very nice, thank you very much. a very bipartisan way but i want to congratulate you and
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everybody else. i will read a few names because these people worked hard. this is all about the dodd frank disaster. they have fixed it or at least. >> welcome to "mornings on 2 the 9", we have been listening to president trump speak about his decision to cancel the summit with kim jong-un. encouraging north korea still in his words to get rid of the nuclear weapons.>> he called it a tremendous setback but he says south korea and japan stand ready to respond to foolish or reckless acts. >> in the meantime he says the sanctions will continue but he seemed to be leaving the door open for this to be resolved and maybe for them to get back to the table so he was not speaking a strongly as a few months ago but he made some statement. >> it is a developing story we have been following since 6:00, the summit expected to take place june 12 in singapore. >>

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