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explain to me how it is that we are going to avoid default." you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. we have run out of time and they are going to have to explain to me how it is that we are going to avoid default. >> hope fades as debt talks break down. with the deadline looming, the house speaker walks out of negotiations. >> the lapd says they are sure this time with two new suspects
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in custody, they say they know now what happened the day brian stowe was severely beaten. a deadly bombing and then a shooting massacre. tonight new information about the one man police say is behind the worst violence in europe in decades. good evening, i'm dana king. >> i'm allen martin. the showdown is in nine hours and that's when the president expects congressional leaders to be at the white house. >> that after the speaker stopped returning the president's calls. boehner broke off talks late today on the debt ceiling. robert lyles shows us both sides went straight to the cameras to tell their side of the story. >> the normally cool and evenly tempered vaneer cracked. >> i got a call from speaker boehner who indicated he was going to be walking away from the negotiations. >> obama claims a deal with the republicans was at hand,
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one that would raise the debt ceiling through 2013, by cutting defense and domestic spending, cuts to medicare and social security to achieve a $3 trillion deficit reduction. >> we have run out of time and they are going to have to explain to me how it is that we are going to avoid default. >> boehner snapped back. >> there was no agreement publicly, privately, never an agreement and frankly not close to an agreement. and so i would just suggest that it's going to be a hot weekend here in washington. >> the speaker of the house says what was rejected today was a cut, cap, and balance proposal. that would tie the debt increase to sweeping federal cut. but the white house balked. >> dealing with the white house is like dealing with a bull of jell-o. >> what's the debt ceiling? think about your credit card, raising the debt ceiling is like raising your credit card limit. the higher the limit the more the government can spend. you pay your credit card bill through a paycheck.
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the government pays through taxes. but if you run out of tax dollars, the nation defaults on its credit payment. the credit rating falls and so will the economy. >> it is hard to understand why speaker boehner would walk away from this kind of deal. >> boehner is known for getting complex deals done on capitol hill, so why did he walk away? pundents say he is shackled by this tea party. david miller is with the trivalley patriots. he accepts criticism that tea party activists were once elected officials are putting pressure on republicans sympathetic to president obama. there people are inside washington, the right people to help bring our message forward. >> miller would not answer if the tea party is stalling debt ceiling talks for 212 political gain. but when asked if no deal is met by the august 2 deadline and -- >> the dollar begins to fall. the credit rating begins to fall. >> is the tea party willing to
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shoulder that? >> we're trying to save this country. >> there is a fall back plan offered by republican senate minority leader mitch mcconnell. it raises the debt ceiling in stages between now and the end of the year. tea party center calls that proposal a coverup that leaves the door to the federal vault open. >> we are running out of time. >> quickly. >> yes, robert lyles, thank you. >> if a deal can't be reached, people on social security may not get their checks. and that is keeping bay area seniors up at night. >> it's bingo night in west san jose. and the federal government has given the seniors a whole new reason to play. >> makes me mad. >> we're going downhill. >> frank is angry over the breakdown in negotiations because as a printing press operator, he paid into the
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system for 30 years. frank says if his $1100 social security check is cut off, his savings will last about two months. >> you sleeping okay at night? >> no. >> pauline might have to sell her house. >> when my savings is gone, what other choice do i have? >> nearly 55 million people receive social security checks last month and for 9 million of them, it's their primary source of income. those who are still working aren't off the hook either. his father may have to move in with her. >> do a lot of things that don't require money and we won't have to worry about going to jenny craig because we aren't going to be able it buy no food because there's going to be no money. just pay the rent. >> as one retiree said, they live within their means and make tough choices every day. so should the government. in san jose, cbs 5. >> we don't often think of norway home of the nobel peace
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prize as violence. but tonight, seven people are dead in a massive bombing and at least 80 have been massacred at a youth camp. the suspect in both attacks is this man. a norwegian described as a right winger with antimuslim views. jeff is in oslo. >> reporter: the explosions ripped through downtown oslo at 3:30 local time. the first images, windows blown out, rubble in the streets, huge plumes of smoke. evoking memories of terror attacks elsewhere, but up until now, never here. >> suddenly we saw glass coming behind us. we were told to go to the back exproom when we came out on to the street and saw that everything was damaged. they said it was bomb. >> as residents process the carnage. they scrambled for safety. emergency crews moved in to treat the wounded. police blocked off roads, locals were told to stay inside. >> it's very frightening and now everyone is wondering if it
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was an act of terror or a suicide bomber. but no one can give us an answer at the moment. >> all afternoon, more potential attacks hung over this city. norway's prime minister went on tv pledging his commitment to fight back. but a short time later, reports of another incident. a shooting about 60 miles north of oslo on a small island where hundreds of teenagers, members of norway's labor party were meeting. locals were seen trying to swim away. >> i just hide and it was very terrifying and at one point the shooting was very, very close to the building. i think it hit the building one time. and the people in the next room screamed very loud. >> a gunman of norwegian decent dressed as a police officer had opened fire. he was later arrested, but not before his deadly rampage. the same man had been seen at the earlier bombing at the
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capital. >> it was completely chaotic. people threw themselves into the water and a lot of people lost their lives. >> police are telling us they found undesignated explosives on that island. meanwhile here in oslo, police are warning people if they don't have to be in the city center, they should stay clear. oslo, norway. the man they first pointed for beating stowe didn't do it. clear ramirez in the brutal attack. this after beck had repeatedly insisted that ramirez was one of two men that attacked stowe on march 31. >> in policing, it is just as important to exonerate the innocent as it is to implicate the guilty. i want to tell the world that giovani ramirez is no longer a
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suspect in this case. >> ramirez's family blasted the police for arresting the wrong man. ramirez does remain in prison for an unrelated weapons charge. police say they are sure they have the right suspects. joe vasquez in l.a. with more on the three people charged in the stowe attack. >> police made the arrests early yesterday morning in the town of rialto. two men are in jail charged with mayhem. police took a woman and a ten- year-old boy into custody. >> it seems like all of lapd was here. over 30 police officers, lapd. they came in helmets and s.w.a.t. gear. >> they both have violent rap sheets. according to san bernardino court records, 30-year-old marvin norwood has been convicted of felony spousal abuse, disturbing the peace. convicted of misdemeanor spousal abuse as well as
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carrying a loaded firearm in public. also arrested was sanchez, lui's sister for accessory for trying to drive the men away. she's out on bail. the 10-year-old boy with them is not in any trouble. police are not releasing mug shots of the men. the website tmz is quoting police sources as saying the two men had been drinking heavily throughout the game. they did not sit near brian stowe or his friends, but harassing anybody who had on giants gear. among the evidence, police have video from game night as well as incriminating statements from the men. in los angeles, joe vazquez, cbs 5. >> this news comes just as brian stowe's family announces signs of progress. now according to the family's website, brian stowe opened and closed his eyes on command, gave what looked like a thumb's up and mouthed the word stowe
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when asked to say his last name. >> a fire at one of the apartment complexes retirement community in walnut creek. it started around 6:45. fire crews worked to stop it from spreading to other buildings. joyce rogers sent us photographs. in all, eight apartments were involved. the fire was so intense at one point the bumper on at least one car melted. there were no injuries and no word yet on what started it. >> gay and lesbian military americans celebrated the end of don't ask, don't tell. today president obama formerly ended the ban on gays in the military that has stood for nearly a century. among those celebrating in the bay area, retired navy commander, zoe dunning and lesbians fighting the repeal of don't ask, don't tell, for nearly two decades. sunday is hand holding day
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at the contemporary jewish museum in san francisco from 9:00 until noon. it's in reresponse to an incident last week in which a security guard told a lesbian couple hand holding was noted allowed. the couple was there to see the words of famous art collector. the museum says the guard's actions do not reflect museum policy. >> many in san francisco's bay view district are rejecting the explanation of how a 189-year- old died while police were chasing him. don knapp on a community with the distrust for law enforcement. >> today is for you. we want to invite folks that are here to put up names of folks that you lost. >> the police shootout angered many in the bay view. a community with a history of police distrust. >> that's a question. who polices the police? right? what we're seeing over the last few days is a number of different stories coming out. >> the san francisco medical
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examiner is finding that suspect harding who was wanted in connection with a murder investigation killed himself has further enflamed response. >> you don't think he shot himself? >> no, he did not. there were people out here. live witnesses. >> although the suspect's gun is missing, apparently picked up by a man in a light hooded sweatshirt. the different caliber proves the man was not a police weapon. the graphics used in the video were created by the photographer. >> gun is in your right hand and you turned to fire, again under your arm, your gun is going to be mid sternum. the officer hit the suspect in the leg. imagine an instant pain pole would cause the person to lurch. so i would imagine it was an accidental discharge. >> resident claims the system
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is stacked against people who live here. >> we always have to have camera phonesing evidence and footeddage when they are wrong. but when we're wrong, they got these public cameras getting the footage. >> a lot l of wine is poured to mark the place on the sidewalk where harding fell. >> we are also making sure we are putting out the message. a new art exhibit rolled into san francisco's african art and culture complex. it's fine organization called the hood games. as you can see, all the art centers around and in some cases centered on skate boards. the organization spearheads events to give urban use the chance to express themselves. >> that's the magic. my work is in the show. they take pride in that. whatever they do the rest of
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their life, they'll have that. >> the exhibit is tree to the public. the art will be on display through january 5. okay, washington is amass the u.s. is on verge of default. why starting tonight? your chance to save money on airline tickets. >> and the family crisis that brought them back together for the first time since they separated.
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the f-a-a is now for collecting biog an airline ticket might be cheaper tonight. the faa is forced to stop collecting some fees and taxes and that is because congress failed to pass legislation to keep the agency up and running. you would be saving roughly 10% on a round trip ticket of $300. but that's only if the airlines don't raise fares to make up the difference. u.s. airways raised its prices today. in addition to the tax suspension, 4,000 people will be out of work temporarily. however, air traffic controllers will remain on the job. the obama administration says the shutdown will not impact air safety. the 13-year-old son of
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maria shriver and arnold schwarzenegger is hospitalized tonight in intensive care. christopher schwarzenegger was body surfing last weekend when he was badly injured. maria shriver was on the beach when it happened and called 911. her son suffered several broken bones and a collapsed lung. shriver has been by her son's side since the accident. schwarzenegger visited today. christopher is expected to make a full recovery. a controversial ad campaign for milk has been yanked in california just ten days after it first appeared. the ads try to poke fun at pms and how men suffer along with women. they also claim milk can help treat the symptoms. some women's groups slammed the ads as sexist. we'll be right back. ,,
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warmer conditions expected. pass through our north, high pressure filling in behind it. bring with it more sunshine and a slightly warmer weekend expected here as we will see coastal fog in the early morning hours. now nothing dramatic expected here, but we'll see temperatures up a few degrees, upper 80s to low 90s across the interior into the upper 70s to low 80s. and mid to upper 60s across the peninsula. they should get sunshine there. they'll cool down again come early next week. for the short-term, we are looking at improving the weather pattern around the bay with that warmup. the end of the upper 80s and low 90s cross the fin j locations. upper 70s and 80s. mid 80s down south and mid to upper 60s expected on the peninsula. the seven-day forecast keeps this warmup going into the beginning of the week before we
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see a slight cooldown and we'll reverse that trend and head back to a warmer weekend once again. the heat wave has taken place across the rest of the country, you got to love this. photos have surfaced of a kpix anchor at the ballpark. sports is next. ,,,,,,,,
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when playing at home... the the worst the giants are one of the best teams in baseball when playing at home. the brewers are one of the worst when playing on the road, but none of that mattered tonight. the sons of sheriff deputy throwing out the first pitch. he was killed in the line of duty earlier this week. the giants get on the board first. pablo line drops shawn marcum. torres comes in to score. 1-1 already in for milwaukee. singles. casey scores and right behind him to make it 3-1 brewers.
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aaron rowan hit the solo shot to left. his first homer in 102 at bats and more importantly, it makes it a two-run game. the comeback would end there. nate hits one into the gap. morgan runs it down and then everyone in the bleachers know that he made the catch. >> the brewers win 4-2, fortunately for the giants, arizona lost. they remain four games up in the west. 102 degrees at first pitch tonight in the bronx. the yankees are the only american league team trever cahill doesn't have a win against and it would stay that way. 2nd inning tied at two. the two-run single. part of a five-run inning. it got worst in the third. forme a, nick swisher hit the three-run homer. six outs. the shortest start of his career and ten runs. the scoring didn't stop there.
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mark teixeira's grand slam put an exclamation point on the 9- run inning. the yankees have now won 11 straight against the a's as they take the opener 17-7. for cahill, his struggling with the yankees continue. he is winless in four career starts and given up 28 runs in 18 2/3 innings, leaving him with an e.r.a. over 13 against the yanks. it must be the shoes because even at 48 years old, michael jordan shows that he can still get up and throw one down. it is time for your friday night top five. at number five, john daly is hoping his pants will help him win over the crowd at the canadian open. he is five shots behind michael thompson and chad campbell.
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number four, gets too close to alberto and pays the price. andy is the new leader with two stages remaining. number three, shot of the day in the senior british open belongs to peter fouler. he sinks the approach on 16 for the eagle. number two, rays and royals, what we have here is a failure to communicate naturally since we have to collide and vote from up. and number one, ken couldn't avoid the cameras while on vacation. are you more surprised by how tan he is or the six pack alabamas? >> i only counted two. >> i'm never taking vacation. brutal. >> nobody is safe. >> don't tell ken. >> well i'll be in trouble. >> we'll see it in person. >> we'll be right back.
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