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a huge day on capitol hill! the big vote that's bringing john mccain back to washington just days after his brain cancer diagnosis. plus... tornado aftermath. we will take you back to the path of destruction - 24 hours "after" that ef-2 tornado ravaged kent island. and new controversy surrouinding u.s attorney general jeff sessions. what president trump could be planning. good morning washington i'm autria godfrey. and i'm larry smith. let's get started with stormwatch-7 meteorologist veronica johnson. good morning washington. - not as hot & less humid today - back to hot & humid thursday - rain likely friday - comfortable & dry weekend ahead today: sunny to partly cloudy. not as hot and less humid. highs: 82-86 winds: n 5-10+ mph tonight: mainy clear to partly cloudy. very
started as a waterspout over the chesapeake bay before moving on land. winds reached up to 135 miles an hour.. tearing thourgh townhomes and leveling other buildings completely. amazingly, there was only one serious injury reported. this time yesterday as many as 8 thousand people were in the dark now, delmarva power is reporting only about 80 outages. they expect to have everything restored by eleven am. senator john mccain is returning to washington today for the first time since his brain cancer diagnosis for a crtical health care vote. the senate will hold a procedural vote on whether to start debate on repealing the affordable care act. but it remains unclear if there is enough republican support for that to happen, even with mccain's return. president trump is putting the pressure on g-o-p leaders. during a speech at the natio
president urged senate republicans to keep their campaign promises. it wasn't just lawmakers the president is putting on notice. coming up at 5:30 - hear trump's threat to his own health and human services secretary, in a live report from the capitol rotunda. this morning - the president's son in law heads to capitol hill to face more questions about russia. adrianna hopkins is here with more. "more questions "more questions than answers". that's how a democrat on the senate intelligence committee described closed-door testimony from jared kushner yesterday. the white house advisor spoke breifly after the meeting. he denied any collusion with the russian government... today kushner will speak with
toss to veronica - not as hot & less humid today - back to hot & humid thursday - rain likely friday - comfortable & dry weekend ahead today: sunny to partly cloudy. not as hot and less humid. highs: 82-86 winds: n 5-10+ mph tonight: mainy clear to partly cloudy. very pleasant. lows: 59-69 winds: ne 5 mph wednesday: partly to mostly cloudy. a touch more humid. isolated shower east of i-95. highs: 81-85 winds: ese 5 mph breaking business news, just coming
being found inside a hot tractor trailer stopped at a walmart parking lot. one person who survived says bradley ignored their banging from inside the shipping container. this morning - new video is released of a deadly ambush of army green berets in jordan last november. you can see two solidiers returning fire and moments later trying to signal they were not a threat. then the gunman - a jordanian solider rushes the barriers where the two green berets took cover. after an exchange of gunfire - the american soliders were killed. a short time later a third u-s solider was gunned down at those barriers. the jordanian soldier was sentenced to life in prison. now to just a disturbing story out of california. an 18-year-old charged with killing her sister in a dui crash - she streamed live on instagram. the driver had two 14-year-old's in the back seat when she crashed into a barbed wire fenced and flipped over. video before the crash shows her singing and dancing to music as she drives. then afterwards - she acknowledged that she killed
sister..something their family says they can't wrap their head around. police found the driver was the only one wearing a seat belt. highway patrol says alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash. i'm adrianna hopkins at the live desk with breaking business news. michael kors has agreed to buy luxury shoemaker jimmy choo for one-point two billion dollars. jimmy choo - a british brand - known for its stiletto shoes and accessories - put itself up for sale in april. under the terms of the deal michael kors will pay 230 pence in cash per share.
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the key vote expected to take place - that's so crucial - even john mccain is returning days after he revealed he has brain cancer. good morning i'm autria godfrey. and i'm larry smith. a busy morning - but let's start with stormwatch-7 meteorolgist veronica johnson. vj finally some relief. good morning washington. toss to veronica - not as hot & less humid today - back to hot & humid thursday - rain likely friday - comfortable & dry weekend ahead today: sunny to partly cloudy. not as hot and less humid. highs: 82-86 winds: n 5-10+ mph tonight: mainy clear to partly cloudy. very pleasant. lows: 59-69 winds: ne 5 mph wednesday: partly to mostly cloudy. a touch more humid. isolated shower east of i-95. highs: 81-85 winds: ese 5 mph
surrounding attorney general jeff session. president donald trump has reportedly spoken with advisers about the consequences for firing the attorney general. this comes less than a week after the president publicly slammed sessions for his decision to recuse himself from all matters related to the russia investigation. when asked about the criticism last week-- attorney general sessions said that he had no plans to resign. it may be the most dramatic day yet in the health care showdown on capitol hill. senator john mccain will return to washington for the first time since his brain cancer diagnosis for a make or break vote. this - as the president continues to put on the pressure. sam sweeney is live
russia toda - this time - from a house panel. president trump's son-in-law and senior adviser met with senators behind closed doors monday...as part of an investigation into russian meddling. kushner also released an 11-page statement. in it, he denied any collusion with the russian government... or knowing of anyone in the trump campaign who did. kushner said had four meetings with russians last year, but insists he discussed nothing improper. a longtime fixture on d-c tv... honored on the house floor last night. d-c congresswoman
eleanor holmes norton there remebering "jim vance". the broadcaster died saturday after a brief battle with cancer. he was 75-years-old. happening today - the heat wave is over! a bit of a cool down and dry skies. but more rain is on the way. veronica johnson is tracking our next soggy morning - in three minutes - not as hot & less humid
- back to hot & humid thursday - rain likely friday - comfortable & dry weekend ahead today: sunny to partly cloudy. not as hot and less humid. highs: 82-86 winds: n 5-10+ mph tonight: mainy clear to partly cloudy. very pleasant. lows: 59-69 winds: ne 5 mph wednesday: partly to mostly cloudy. a touch more humid. isolated shower east of i-95. highs: 81-85 winds: ese 5 mph
24 hours after severe weather annes county, now 24 hours after severe weather whipped through the area. and this morning we know all this damage was caused by a tornado - one of the strongest to hit maryland in years. our team has been out there- surveying the damage and talking to people - some still without power - even now. john gonzalez is back live in stevensville this morning- john? to see more pictures of the
in queen anne's county go to our website w-j-l-a dot com. and don't forget to sign up for stormwatch seven text alerts so you know when storms or tornadoes are about to move through. 5:xx and new this morning... israel is taking down metal detectors at a holy site sacred to both muslim and jewish people.... the move to install the detectors angered palestinians and set off some of the deadliest clashes between israel and palestine. palestinians saw the metal detectors as israel claiming control over the shrine in jerusalem. so the israeli securit
recommendations to use "smart checks" and other measures to secure the site... more police will be in the area until those measures are installed. those metal detectors were installed after arab gunmen killed two police officers earlier this month. a man is in custody, after a six-hour barricade situation in centreville, virginia. the incident began around 3:30 yesterday afternoon, when authorities received a domestic call. officers found the man outside, and his wife with minor injuries. the man then went inside and refused to come out. police finally went in and began searching, as residents were pulled back for safety reasons. around nine p.m., police confronted the suspect. they say he resisted arrest. he was finally taken into custody, th
checked out. criminal charges for a woman accused of leaving a toddler in a stroller at the potomac mills mall! christal lundy is charged with child neglect. she's the program director of a daycare from the ebenezer christian academy in woodbridge. the child's father telling abc-7 this morning a mall custodian cared for his son when he was abandoned. he wants that person to come forward so he can say thank you. an update now on the sterling chipotle outbreak... we first told you about last week. two people have tested positive... for the same strain of norovirus, after eating there. chipotle shut down the location for a day... after more than 135 people became ill. the health department says -- no illnesses have been reported, since it reopened. a confederate statue in montgomery county quietly removed over the weekend. crews lifted the statue off its pedestal next to the red brick courthouse in rockville. the 13-ton statue will be relocated on private property near white's ferry. the county says it did not announce the removal beforehand to avo
protests. the relocation cost about 100-thousand dollars. a man is suing four democratic representatives for displaying rainbow flags at their offices on capitol hill. congressman don beyer of northern virginia is among those targeted. chris sevier says flying the l-g-b-t pride flag is unconstitutional. he says it promotes obscenity, and is a symbol of actionable treason and a threat to democracy. beyer released a statement last night, calling the flag a symbol of acceptance, diversity, and love. this evening we'll learn more about the 42nd marine corps marathon.. organizers for the october 22nd race will announce its transportation plan and this year's course. there were drastic changes last year, because of metro's safetrack initiative. the announcement will be made at 6:30 p.m. at medstar health's sports medicine facility. that's on 20th street in downtown d.c. coming up at six - a dallas cowboys player wanted. in prince william county. what the wide
of in our area. plus - extreme spending. new details in the legal battle between johnny depp and his former manager. the actor's two million-a-month lifestyle. and concerts canceled. why singer justin bieber is pulling the plug on on his "world purpose tour", still ahead at six. today-- the washington nationals are waiting for an update on ace pitcher stephen strasburg. he left sunday's start against the diamondbacks after two innings with what he described as "achiness" in his forearm unfortunately, injuries are nothing new for strasburg. he underwent tommy john surgery early in his career and has also battled shoulder, back, and forearm issues. the team should learn more before first pitch tonight against the brewers. to footbal now - the tents are up and the team is ready! we're now just two days away from the start of redskins training camp. we got a first peek at the bon secours training center. you can see the equipment is all set up, as players and fans begin to
reports from richmond starting tomorrow afternoon. with training camps opening this week, r-g-three has finally drawn some interest. the former redskins quarterback is scheduled to work out for the los angeles chargers today, according to espn's adam schefter. griffin went to the browns after leaving washington, but was cut by cleveland browns back in march. talk about some good vibes.. a california craft distillery say's the secret to making better whisky is music. you don't often see a barrel of whisky rocking out to a dance mix. but the folks at spirit works have been experimenting with using tunes to change the taste and feel of their whiskeys. they say the sound waves help age the barrels resulting in more flavor. to test it out.. they produced one batch in two
the one left listening to music - apparently tasted better every time! it's 5: and time for a check on weather. - not as hot & less humid today - back to hot & humid thursday - rain likely friday - comfortable & dry weekend ahead today: sunny to partly cloudy. not as hot and less humid. highs: 82-86 winds: n 5-10+ mph tonight: mainy clear
at the smithsonian's american history museum. it's part of a program focused on getting more girls interested in careers in science, technology, engineering and math. and as we get closer to back-to-school time -- abc7 is happy to join forces with the united way -- and d-c united -- to stuff the bus! on august 10th, you can bring backpacks and school supplies... to the safeway on 14th street southeast. then the united way will donate those school supplies to local kids. the new school year may be right around the corner, but don't worry - summer isn't over just yet. there's still plenty of time for family fun.. this morning our kidd o'shea and eileen whelan are live at busch gardens - coming up at six - a busy day on capitol
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announcer: now, good morning washington, on your side. >> a critical vote on capitol hill. the decision that could change what you know about health care. larry: kent island cleaning up this morning and the new developments overnight after that ef2 tornado. autria: veronica johnson has the forecast. good morning. larry: glad you are here on this tuesday. weatherart with the forecast. tornado cleanup continues on kent island. it nica: