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>> now the last half hour jurors found out why they did not find the doctor negligent he had a license, graduated from an accredited college. and we felt he was competent to do the job of being a general practitioner that, doesn't mean we felt he was ethical. >> stay with us ask we'll have any new developments and you can get breaking news by following us on twitter abc 7 news bay area. >> fbi has arrested a san francisco man they say masterminded a black market bazaar online for illegal drugs. authorities say he built and maintained a creek set site. the fbi says criminals traded drugs and assassinations for years. the fbi says he made $3
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million in bit coins a virtual occurrencey used in innet transaction that's saw a drop in value after today's announcement. he may have lived in san francisco he was arrested yesterday. at the glenn park library and arraigned today in federal court. prosecutors are now considering whether to file charges in the death of a young asiana air lines crash victim hit by a san francisco fire truck. it's a story i team has been following since the crash happened. the 16-year-old was one of three who died after the crash july 6th. findings presented to the family reveal she had fatal injuries to her head and pelvis. >> san jess yeah jury found a former day care worker guilty of sexually abusing nine
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children, convicted yesterday on 30 counts of child moles molestation. victims were girls between five and seven at the time after the bus. that abuse took place from august, 2010 to january, 2011. woodhouse faces up to a 450 years sentence to life in prison. >> a man accused of killing a san francisco state student being held without bail out of fear he may gel kil again. he pleaded not guilty today to charges he killed a 20-year-old justin valdez, blees play he was on the hunt to kill someone and shot valdez as he got off a train. he had 20,000s ndz cash, and survivalist gear when arrested. >> looked like he was ready to go on the lamb and that would go in a cave until he can hunt for the next victim there. is something so deliberate
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about going out there, selecting the person you're going execute. >> the prosecution displayed a video that supposedly shows him stalking valdez on the bus. he pulled out a gun minute brtz shooting but no one saw it. >> there is a red flag warning about to go into effect. sandhya? >> we have a light breeze on the roof but that is about to change. winds kick up, our fire danger will be increasing as well. i'll show you what it looked like from that perspective. clear skies across the i bay area, red flag warnings for north, east bay hills and santa cruz mountains starting tomorrow night at 6:00 p.m. we have a wind advisory, really both running until saturday morn agent 6:00 p.m. -- a.m. winds gusting 35 to 45 miles per hour. stronger gusts at higher elevations and humidity will
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be dropping. this wind tends to dry out the atmosphere. of course you're probably wondering how warm is it going to get? i'll be back with details on temperatures coming up. >> a home destroyed in a fire that started about 1:30 this morning and grew fast. you can see flames from the fire in this video from sky 7 hd. the fire contained to a house, and there were no injuries. just good news. >> fire departments battled a brush fire this afternoon. it started just after 1:00. this cell phone video of the fire was sent to us by oscar barajas. firefighters able to douse flames within 10 minutes or so. >> still confusion persisting
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in the second day of the federal government shut down here in the bay area. impact being felt by taxpayers and job hunters. abc news david louie joins frus a job fair and federal government recruiters are missing david. >> it's a total of four recruiters missing out of a total about 150 here for this campus event. they include nasa ames and pearl harbor navy yard. and may cause a cancellation of the jobs report. now, taxpayers reporting their feeling disstress. >> due to the current budget situation, all irs offices are closed. >> that is not what this cpa wanted to hear, he received a notice irs going to seize one client bank accounts. duffy resolved this issue three months ago its possible the taxpayer's account would
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be seen seized which would be improper procedure but we're unable to reach the government because they're closed. >> irs falls under treasury department. 50% of employees have been furloughed by the shut down. among the 50% working are staff at social security which will continue to issue benefit checks. >> i'm not feeling at all. and i think it will be. >> san jose federal building two attorneys involved in a patent infringement case waiting outside. the jury deliberated inside. the court operating with limited staffing. >> we tried to file electricity. the system won't let us do it. >> tonya's mother applying to
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be a citizen. >> it's confusing and i had to call to find out if it's open. they where, this ch is good. >> what is your business today? >> applying for auj saigs. >> the shut down might be good in rare cases. >> i suppose someone might be happy they will not be audited because revenue are playing golf today. >> the impact of the shut down has been did he have nated for the family of a missing hiker. the 63-year-old vanished last month. employees have been searching for them. the search teams have been sent home. relatives have been asking volunteer nouz. >> tonight the president called congressional leaders to the white house. >> yes. he urged them to reopen the
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government it didn't yield progress. >> the president retated he will not negotiate over the shut down or debt ceiling. the partisan bickering continuing outside. >> we had a nice conversation, but... at some point we've got to allow the process our founders gave us to work out. >> i can conclude they wanted to shut down the government. they think that that has a purpose for them. and we know what that s they want to overturn affordable care act. >> boehner says there have been four proposals rejected by the president and senate democrats because they include major changes to the president health care law. >> what happens in washington affects water front. >> yes. alcatras is closed and fleet week, canceled in april. >> how business on water front is holding up. leanne?
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>> people saying thank goodness for america's cup. but with all of that is happening, 3,000 miles away, fisherman's wharf had to go to plan b, but the question is, will it work? this is what some will remember. >> this is as close as i'm going to get. other than trying to swim there, that is it. >> because of the government shut down, that started yesterday, those with tickets were offered a trip around the island and the bay. the hope is that good weather will attract many here its a great day to be out on the way whether you're visiting actually stepping on the dox or water, it's a beautiful tree. >> if the shut down continues, businesses fear economic impact to this part of the
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water front will be huge. >> we'd like to see this coming to an end. fleet week scrapped because of the government sequestration. one million visitors gathered to see main attraction. blue angels instead the fisherman's wharf will have a festival hoping some will come. fleet week brings big business to pier 39. they're hoping to have a fire works show. event part of the pier's 35th anniversary. >> is it going to replace fleet week? i don't think so. i think people goring to have a good time celebrating 35th anniversary. >> it will be a fun celebration no, doubt.
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if you want more information visit our web site. and click on see it on tv. >> worker was ac transit union voted to reject a contract offer for the second time in two months. this is raising phone shall of a strike. at the same time, keep in mind as a possible bart strike. the recent contract expired june 30th. a glimmer of hope, one of the unions presented a proposal to the agency yechld details have to the been made public but the agency is reviewing it. the 60 day cooling off ends next week so deadline is coming up fast. coming up on abc 7 news at 6:00 you're going hear from
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both sides. >> lots of people trying to sign up for health care insurance. >> plus, billionaire larry ellison and a possible revolt. >> baby break through. how researchers helping women get how old is the oldest person you've known? we gave people a sticker and had them show us.
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we learned a lot of us have known someone who's lived well into their 90s. and that's a great thing. but even though we're living longer, one thing that hasn't changed much is the official retirement age. ♪ the question is how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years. ♪ this is day two of open enrollment for the health care program you might have found out there were plenty of delays at first. now, michael finney is here to show us how that is running today. >> it's getting better. as a matter of fact, the covered california web site was so overwhelmed, it had to
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be shut down most of the night to fix the problem. moyer than five million californians trying to sign up for insurance under the affordable care act. 23,000 more tried to get through by phone sm. had to wait by phone, others ran into signals. today things to be smoother. we called a phone line this morning that waited on hold this afternoon we got through in just 14 minutes and the web site is now back online with some upgrades. so let's see whachs online. click a yellow button there saying start here there. is a bar now, let's see up there at the top. where you can click apply button that link not working today and right now, look at that still not working. however, you can navigate
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throughout the site. finding the plan you want and then, you will see another apply button. let me show that to you down tlont right. it's yellow. that button now... look at that. now, it does work. we told covered california about the nonworking button. we're told it's being looked into. if you'd like more information i've posted a link on our web site. just go to abc 7 and click on 7 on your side. for the second nim a month and for the same reason, a california meat processing plant recalling it's beef because the meat contains small pieces of plastic. the plant is in hanford recalling nearly 90,000 pounds of ground beef meant for national school lunch program, packed in 40 pound cases for distribution around the country. the u.s. department of agriculture say there are no reports of anyone getting sick from that beef.
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so, good thing there. >> that is a good thing. >> i appreciate the run through. >> yes. >> gits to know it's working better. >> yes. working better. >> you can say good buy to star test. governor brown signed a bill ending that standardized test students have been taking. a new test focuses on language and math. results won't be known for a couple years. that puts the state at risk because of the requirement for results. educators say it's meaningless to use outdated star tests. now, to what may be a baby break through. researchers at stanford university developed a new tech neeg that -- technique that coaxes owe varies of an intert yil woman to producing eggs. here is how it works.
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scientists remove an owe vary cut night strips treat it with drugs then reimplant it. hormones are used and researchers hoping to refine the technique so owe vary removeal is not necessary. >> oracle fighting criticism that its co-founder makes too much mb. -- money. he made $76.9 million last year. last week a shareholder group criticized the pay package and today, or why cell filed a letter saying ellison is a valuable asset and oracle is one of the best managed companies in tech. also said most of the money is from stock. ellison receives a $1 salary declining a bonus last year. >> sandhya patel back again from upstair autos yes. starting to think about the weekend. >> yes. if you're thinking about the weekend i would think, dan, cheryl you're going to want to
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head to beaches. >> okay. >> that is where i'm going. like earths it's gorgeous up here. sunshine and it's comfortable. not too hot or cold. but things are going to start to change. if you don't like the heat, well, heading into friday, saturday time period you might want to head to the coastline. live doppler 7 right now i want to show you what it looks like. high clouds pass together north. we don't have any fog to worry b no rain. but our radar is going to be tracking changems. and those will include strong winds over the hills. you can see it's breezy out there. sfo out of the west gusting to 26 miles per hour. 18 in san jess yeah and santa rosa. check out the view perfect our camera. you can see high thin clouds looking back towards san francisco. filtering sun just a little bit. it will make for a gorgeous sunset tonight if you're going to be out and did. -- b check out high collides cloudz.
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63 in san francisco. 70s in san jess yeah. 59 half moon bay. 78 santa rosa. you can see still mild in antioch. 77 degrees livermore at 75. gorgeous view. high fire danger thursday afternoon through saturday morning and looking at a warmer pattern by the end of the week. so let me show you the satellite and radar. here is what is going to bring us the wind. high pressure will be building in behind it. they hit too less together windy weather develops. so do expect some strong winds especially over higher terrain. 11:00 p.m. tonight it's breezy.
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strongest winds picking up inland and along the coast thursday afternoon. and that is why there is a wind advisory for the delta including sacramento valley. thursday 58 km a.m. to friday, 5:00 p.m. gusts 45 miles per hour. hang on to steering wheel if you do plan to drive through that area. upper 40s to mid-50s, mostly clear skies. tomorrow afternoon check out highs. 76 cupertino. 64 pacifica. windy in the hills, p 79 for you in novato. east bay communities mild, sunny. inland spots is going to be windy. livermore 79 degrees.
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temperatures going up, friday mid-80s inland. saturday, near 80 degree inland. temperatures going down into next week. bay area shows off best weather in october. and if you're visiting you know it's stunning out here, if you live here you know this is the best time of the year. i'm sandhya patel. see you at the beach. >> yes. okay, we'll be there. save us a spot. >> coming up, close call. a train crossing a bicyclist and one of the nearest misses plis plees have seen. >> then, at 6:00 microsoft conducts a surprise meet and gree. find ut what they're doing to win over bay area customers. that is
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east bay honor of police and firefighters and first responders. the diocese of oakland organized the event called blue mass. men and women were blessed they hope it will be a yearly tradition to bless the people considered guardian angels. and the lane will be between 4th and 11 streets. and will cost a quarter million dollars. they have pushed for safer streets after a 24-year-old was killed near 6th street in august. >> the master of the thriller
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died. tom clancy's novels included hunt for red october. no word yet on the cause of the death. he was yale tiffly young, several of the books were made into blockbusters. clancy was an insurance salesman before he was a novel. >> a dramatic most a bicyclist was almost killed by a train. stops just a moment was nearly thrown over handle bars. ples say this is one of the closest near misses they have ever seen. imagine how her heart must have jumped. >> what her family is telling her tonight. huh? >> yes. >> don't do that. >> yes. >> from a close call to a wake
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in the newsroom tonight at 6:00 a criminal investigation now underway in the asiana air lines crash. we'll have a report from yosemite nearly empty because of the government shut douchblt you'll hear from visitors with less than 24 hours to get out. and michael finney looks into why a couple lost nearly a million air miles from their account. it's coming up in a half hour at 6:00 now back to dan and cheryl. >> thank you. >> see you then. and we want to show you a very sweet picture. a viewer sent this picture of her son cheering on the a's. >> you can share them with us
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or on twitter at abc 7 news bay area. >> we're going to show some on the air as a's make their way through post season. >> finally here people of milan woke up to find something strange. >> yes. near the heart of the story a submarine had seemingly pushed through the paving stones and damaged a car. look. my goodness. >> yes. debris everywhere. first responders on the scene quickly. sailors climbed out of the sub. >> in case you haven't figured this out this is a publicity stunt. workers set up the whole thing as a pro positional campaign. yike autos and it worked. they're getting a lot of publicity. >> yes. >> nice touch. >> foun see that. >> yes. >> i like that, too. >> world news is coming up next. i'm cheryl jeng autos from all of us here, thanks for watching. we appreciate your time. our next newscast at 6:00 p.m. >> thanks for joining us.
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welcome to "world news." tonight hard hits, the white house warns republicans in congress, the government shutdown is now affecting everything from national security to school programs, even mortgages, as you send your message to washington tonight. >> stop fighting. breaking news, a verdict in the billion dollar lawsuit over who is to blame for michael jackson's death. his family and his children at the center of the fight. so what did the jury say?nu÷a and also tonight, first sight. we send david muir halfway around the world for a miracle moment. tonight the american doctor helping blind villagers see in just seven minutes. we are there at the moment they take those patches off.


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