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>> from abc 7 news, this is a breaking news eller. -- alert. >> that breaking news happening right now.a man rushed to the hospital after a stabbing at a metro station in prince george's county. august 7 at the addison road station. the suspect is a washington post express vendor.
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including the search happening right now for this is. john: we are told police will be here the rest of the day at the station. metro police and prince george's county police working this. this is where the stabbing occurred at 8:30 a.m. this morning. the walkway that leads to the main entrance here to the station. sources telling us a street vendor was handing out newspapers, something he does every day, was standing right here behind this pickup truck when a verbal fight ensued with a passenger. then he went and took off his work best inside, came back out, and that is when it became a physical altercation. he chased the man around with a knife. eventually stopping him in the side. the victim is expected to survive. he is being treated at a local hospital. the suspect took off running. right now, police are searching for him. >> fled the scene in an unknown direction.
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there is very good video of this incident and several witnesses were within feet of this. we are confident we will have closure. coming not a week after a 15-year-old was shot and killed at the metro station only about two miles from this station. theo spokesperson said transit agency is not a nice is to the crimes. they are just happening close to the stations. he says there is one advantage, that they have surveillance cameras and many crimes have been captured on surveillance. back to you. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] breaking right now, turkish news organizations reporting an explosion near a bus terminal in the southeast part of the country. 14 people are reported injured. the news agency said a car bomb targeted a bus transporting police officers. this comes two days after the
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military and their families the country due to increased threats from isis. closer to home now, you're ready for some traffic troubles. a slew of roads and d.c. are blocked off at a metro station is closed all because of the nuclear security summit which begins today. sam sweeney is outside the convention center with what you need to know. this almost sounds like organized chaos. keyword,nized is the but it is so stressful. i have standing at 11 and k. this is the closest traffic can get on the side of the convention center. there is another layer of security, another roadblock being manned by the national guard. on the next block, you have the final layer of security with gates and barriers and d.c. plow trucks. this is considered a national security event so rotatably restricted and motorcades are everyw
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nightmare. no matter where you look, there are police, secret service, private security, and even the national guard. downtown d.c.'s soundtrack right now, the roads around the convention center closed. barriers, iron fences, and even snowplows being used to block roads. dozens of world leaders are staying in downtown hotels. they are also barricaded off. those who are not part of the event that have to be here, best advice for everyone else -- >> do not come within eight blocks. stay closer to the outskirts. area.chinatown it is crazy. >> don't come in from the northeast direction. every block has a longer police presence. sam: we should also mention it is gridlock
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nearstreet in particular some of the hotels where the world leaders are staying are also blocked off. as far as mature is concerned, green and yellow lines are not stopping on the mount vernon station and some buses are avoiding this area as well. that is the latest from outside the convention center. back inside to you. jummy: thank you. we want to see how the rest of the roadways are looking. jamie: a lot of midday roadwork. along the capital beltway, the outer loop. about 70 miles per hour. continuing a little bit closer to georgia avenue, where we have a work zone.the other work zone on the outer loop from greenbelt closer to college park dropping down to 22 miles per hour. the bigger picture, really not too bad on 295.
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66 in virginia moving very well. it is getting to 395 from 95 heading northbound about 12 miles per hour is your average approaching a crash just before the mixing. we will take a look at the backup to you how happy we actually are. bumper-to-bumper traffic on 95 as you get closer to the mixing bowl. this is just because of an accident. we have one other option but you will still have to sit in the traffic. as you get closer to 395, you loosen up continuing to the 14th street bridge. back to you. jummy: thank you. now we move to take a live look outside at the nation's capital in pennsylvania avenue. a nice warm up for you today. keep the ability. doug is here with what we could see some showers. doug: person you are noticing is the wind. let's take a look at montgomery college in rockville
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a little jiggle in the camera because of the gusty winds. they are responsible for the warmer temperatures. temperatures already 65 degrees in rockville. 70 degrees in spots like manassas and fredericksburg and winchester. . it will stay very mild tonight. temperatures near 64 a low in spots. here is the deal with the winds. coming right out of the south. 36 mile-per-hour gusts at andrew air force base. 33 at reagan national. day,will because the all all evening, and through tomorrow morning. it will be downright windy at times with gusts over 35 miles per hour. 74 for the hiatus afternoon. with that, a few showers. that me at executive will hold off until that -- the main event looks like it will hold off until tomorrow. things to keep an eye on but definitely warm and windy for our next couple of
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check out the weekend for you coming up in a couple of minutes . jummy: thank you. learning more about the bombshell to come out after yesterday's metro summit. the chairman said the order to do the vital repairs may need to be temporarily shut down again. jeanette is covering metro for you from arlington. theette: we were there when shocking news was delivered less than 24 hours ago. they are considering shutting down complete lines for as long as six months. take a look behind me. the blue line is what we mentioned several times. it is one of the more use lines. a board member and chairman, jack evans, said overnight and weekend repairs would not scratch the surface of the extensive maintenance work that needs to be done. he stressed the need of hundreds of millions of dollars in investments for this kind of work.
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from local jurisdiction. take a listen to what one had to say about this news. >> how are people going to get home? they have to take of us. buses will be crowded. -- they have to take buses. buses will be crowded. jeanette: it could be a matter of weeks. the gm for obama is supposed to make that decision. gm only good news that the for ramada is supposed to make a decision. reporting at the metro station, i am jeannette reyes. jummy: larry hogan has unveiled a plan to widen annapolis roads by fort meade. the $139 million project will expand the road to six lanes, that is three in each direction. it is a major priority for the state and the top transportation
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>> this project will replace the four-lane maryland 175 bridge with a six lane bridge and reconfigure the ramps at the maryland 295 interchange to improve safety and reduce congestion. jummy: in addition to expanding will improvews interchange is making it easier to get onto and out of that post. this noon, we are following new developments in a disturbing case of child abuse in prince george's county. a new lawsuit against former teacher claims he threatened to kill one of his victims if she told anyone. kerley is accused of making child pornography and abusing at least 17 children. police say some of the abuse happened on school grounds. in this new case, an 11-year-old girl claims kerley recorded her engaging in sexual acts with other students and sexually abused her several
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federal court. coming up -- >> the answer is that there has to be some form of punishment. jummy: facing backlash from both sides. details on his latest controversial comments. airport workers walking off the job at reagan international. how long it will last and if it could impact your flight. the state department apologizing. lead agencyat in hot water. is warm, but it could be the start of a wet weekend. doug is tracking the storm. that is in your full forecast at abc 7 at noon.
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are diggingers through large chunks of debris after a deadly overpass collapse in india. at least 15 people were killed and more than 100 people are still missing. a section of the overpass, which was under construction, fell on vehicles near a busy residential and shopping area. since the collapse, 62 people have been told that rubble. closer to home now, a top political aide to governor robert bentley has resigned following allegations of an affair. rebecca caldwell mason says she is the woman on the other end of the recorded conversation where the governor makes sexually suggestive comments. it was made in 2014 before the governor's divorce. the governor denied the affair but does it mean to saying some inappropriate things -- does admit to saying some inappropriate things. some are
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we turn now to the race for the white house. the latest poll shows a new gop front-runner in wisconsin and of the crucial primaries there. it comes amid new controversy for donald trump. loretta lynch to has the latest on these latest comments on criticism. blastinghn kasich donald trump on gma. outrageoussich: statements and mistakes. you cannot operate like this. you will be president of the united states. people around the world must be having a field day. >> and defending his decision to keep running. governor kasich: am i supposed to get out and leave it to these guys? >> this after donald trump's controversial abortion comments. he supported a ban on abortion and taking this position when asked about punishment if it were to be banned. >> the answer is that there has to be some form of punishment. >> to the woman? >> yes. there has to be some form.
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facing a backlash from his pro-life gop rivals to democratic rivals to activists for and against abortion rights. that, hours later, the front runner reversing course stating the doctor or anybody else performing this act on a woman would be held legally responsible, not the woman. the woman is a victim. >> this has all the hallmarks of a candidate when you get. thepolitician would study issue, get the briefings, understand how to answer when your own positions are. >> on the democratic side, hillary clinton and bernie sanders campaigning in new york today. a new poll shows clinton with a 12 point lead in that race. now, workers at 10 major airports across the country are walking out on the job, including right here at reagan national. they are holding a 24-hour work stoppage over low wages and high rates of turnover,
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say then safety and quality of service. service workers including cleaners, security officers, baggage handlers, and checkpoint agents are demanding a $15 per hour minimum wage, paid sick leave, and for some, better safety training. when a woman boarded a flight from houston to austin this week, she never thought she would go viral, but take a look at this right here. that is i haven't when her ponytail ended up hanging over her seat. tweeted globe columnist this. >> we were just chatting. all of a sudden, this really large thing of hair just flopped down in front of us. jummy: commentators suggest passengers sitting in the receipt copy ponytail or stick gone in it -- gum in it.
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official account. ot a 10 in the u.s. and not a 10 overseas." 10 speaking on how you might look i guess. they apologized for the poorly worded message.it said the goal was to remind americans , especially those on spring break, to be careful. well, spring is here. that means tornado season of across the plains. as several storms touchdown in oklahoma yesterday afternoon. at least seven people were hurt, by the end of the injuries are non-life-threatening. and american airlines flight from dallas to memphis was forced to land in little rock because of severe turbulence. >> it goes up in midair, flips upside down in midair, and then drops on top of a flight attendant. jummy: two flight attendants were hurt. flooi
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ding was also a problem in arkansas and louisiana. is that part of the wet weather we may see here? doug: the real energy with that will stay to the south. we have a chance tomorrow morning for a line of briefly heavy thunderstorms, but nothing widespread like that. we are not in the part of the country where we have all of the atmospheric ingredients that come together to cause that kind. keep in mind this is the time of year with thunderstorms that if you fly, you have to realize chances are you will hit then, ballnow and flight cousineau and they go away and come down to land if it gets too bad. you are safe, but it is unnerving at times. i speak with experience. harrison ford has done it again. another spectacular photograph. sharing with us the blossoms at night. ndswill see what these win do. th
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this season because the wind will take a toll over the next few days. temperatures warming up into the 60's and near 70 already. winds increasing. we check some of the highest wind gusts in the past 30 minutes. the highest was at leesburg with a 44 mile-per-hour wind speed registered. clarksburg had 41. 38 in manassas. 37 in laurel. and for theea southwest, you get warmer and. 70 in manassas. winchester at 70. cumberland at 72 degrees. all of this warming is occurring. not much sunshine. it is just the force of winds from the south. temperatures will be pushed into the lower 70's across the area. late tonight, 10:00, still in the upper 60's. here is the push of winds. the clouds ahead of this next system coming in
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developing ahead of the corporate. tw-- cold front. if we get any steady brief rain or thunderstorms that will happen around here tomorrow morning probably in the 8:30 a.m. 9:00 timeframe. the cold front will come through later that day and a better chance of showers and maybe an isolated thunderstorm. upper 70's to near 80. weekend a little upside down as far as the forecast goes. showers yesterday. , a single possible and 63. chilly on sunday with a breeze and 50. more showers monday. stating below average into next week. jummy: thank you. coming up, a new study finds another benefit of flu shots. plus, the medical milestone that could help thousands on the organ
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we want them to grow up stronger. jummy: seven is on your side with a health matters alert. there is a new study that finds the flu shot can protect pregnant women from more than just the flu. women who received the flu vaccine found a decreased risk of stillbirth. the findings reinforce the cdc advice to pregnant women to go ahead and get the flu shot. a major medical milestone to tell you about. doctors from johns hopkins have announced the first ever liver transplant between two hiv patients as well as the first hiv to hiv kidney transplant in the u.s. doctors say these operations can
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at life. coming up after the break, doug
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doug: cloudy breezy and mild today. showers possible tonight. showers and thunderstorms tomorrow and near 80 degrees. jummy: we look forward to the temperatures at least. thank you and thank you for joining us at midday. have a great day.
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