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country. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on kpix 5 news this morning. good morning, everyone. it's monday, november 25, i'm michelle griego. >> monday is here, eye everyone i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:00 and we've got a pretty good day shaping up as well. >> should be a great day ahead. still cold in spots if you're headed out the door this morning, temperatures hovering just above freezing in some of the north bay valley down to 35 degrees in santa rosa, 37 in napa. we may have some patchy frost showing up in the interior valley this morning, by the afternoon mild sunshine and the temperature probably a little bit above the average, in fact about 66 in san jose, 63 degrees in concordant 63 in san francisco. we'll have more on your weather, right now let's check out the road and kcbs traffic with elizabeth. >> we have a few mass transit
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issues. we have some signal issues so they are slightly behind schedule about 15 minutes. otherwise, bart system wide on time, ferries should be good to go a little later, cartrain reporting no delays. here is a live look outside at the roadway, so far so good right around now northbound 880 between 23rd and broadway they had three lanes blocked but again the schedule will all be picked up and in the meantime your eastbay drive times are still in the clear. that's your latest traffic, back to you guys. >> elizabeth thank you. new this morning only four out of 10 americans say president obama can manage the federal government effectively. according to a new poll by cnn and orc international. the survey also shows 53% of americans believe that mr. obama is not honest and trustworthy. the shakey obamacare rollout is mostly responsible for those poll numbers but the president hopes to turn the tide by focusing on immigration. kpix5 is live in san francisco
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teen chinatown where president obama gives a speech on the issue. >> reporter: you're right, michelle. the president is expected to make remarks on immigration reform and pick up democratic campaign cash while in the bay area but some of his supporters say they aren't too excited to dig deep in their pockets. a steady stream of supporters line up 24 hours early for a chance to hear president obama speak. the presidents bay area public appearance is at the betty ong recreation center in chinatown today. the president will use this neighborhood of immigrants as a back drop for his renewed push on immigration reform. josh wolf says the chinatown location is perfect. >> our country is really built on immigrants and everyone's story is an immigrant story. >> it's a quick visit but some political pundants saying sending one clear message. the two term president is losing political capital. take the price to wine and dine with the president at the jazz
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enter. as we get closer to the event organizers slashed the ticket price from $1000 to just $500. >> he's been here nine times, people are tired of writing those checks to obama even in the democratic bay. >> scott kraner will not be watching the presidents speech. he's not impressed the presidents choosing to talk immigration while obamacare in many states still finds itself on life support. >> this is one of the problems i have with politics. it's kind of a bait and switch a lot of the times. like oh, this is going bad so let's look here at this other thing that may be a problem. >> again the president will be here for a very quick trip. he's expected to just be in the bay area for about five hours before he heads to his next event in los angeles. reporting live in san francisco, kpix 5. once again air force one is due in at 10:30 this morning. the president will deliver his remarks at the betty ung center about an hour later and head to the fundraiser at the sf jazz
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center and be back in the air and on his way to los angeles by 3:30. a woman jumped at the colosseum and another fan tried to break her fall, this morning both are injured and in the hospital happened after yesterdays raider/titan game and kpix 5 joins us live from the colosseum with the very latest. good morning, kent. >> reporter: good morning, frank. deputies say without a doubt 100% the good samaritan saved this waps life and if he did not do that she would very likely be dead this morning. the incident happened after the game when the woman climbed off into a closed off section of 301. that was blocked off and covered in tarps. the good samaritan plead with the woman over and over again saying don't do it . the standoff was brief, she jumped and fell 45 feet and the good samaritan actually tried to catch her and broke her fall. that woman was knocked unconscious and she was in very critical condition. he was still alert and talking with paramedics and is in stable condition and is expected to survive. the man is a 61 year old marine
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corps reserveisns and life long raiders fan. state authorities are trying to figure out how the woman got into the closed off section. >> the individual had to go through an area that wasn't open to the public and we're investigating how they actually ended up in that section because it wasn't a public accessible area for the game. >> and the stadium says the woman jumped and was not pushed and they say employees followed protocol and the a yeah was blocked off correctly. well, raider fans some types get a bad rap but there's plenty of good to say about this guy i guess, right? >> yeah, authorities did not hesitate to use the word "hero" and they say he's a very compassionate person and he really cared about the situation really trying to help out. >> lucky for that woman. okay, live for us over at the colosseum in oakland, thanks. santa rosa police want witnesses to come forward after a teenage boy was found unconscious at montgomery high school. at passer-by noticed the 17 year old lying on his back with
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a major head wound outside the gym yesterday. he was rushed to the hospital where he is now in critical condition. judging from his injuries police believe the teen was assaulted or fell from the gyms roof. >> through the investigation detectives talking to his family member and friends discovered that he had engaged in the extreme sport of park core in the past and actually had been here on the same campus with some other young friends of his where one of the young men had fell and broken his leg. >> as seen in this video, practitioners use their bodies and things around them to propel themselves over obsticles. the teen remain in a medically induced coma but he is expected to survive: it's 5:06. a massive winter storm hammering the southwest that could affect the holiday travel plans for mid week. severe weather crippling oklahoma and texas and as marlee hall reports at least eight people are now dead. >> reporter: this suv spun out of control and into a ditch in
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oklahoma city sunday, slick, icy roads are making driving conditions dangerous across the southwest. the winter-like storm system dumped about a foot of snow in parts of oklahoma. in new mexico, people out braving the weather had a hard time driving and walking on snowy roadways. >> they are pretty icy and even though i've got traction on my shoes, sometimes it just doesn't help, maybe, [laughter] >> parts of the state saw near white out conditions slowing down traffic on major roadways. residents in midland, texas aren't used to the wintry weather we've never seen weather like this. this isn't normal here. >> more than 300 flights were cancelled sunday at the dallas fort worth airport. more flight cancellations, delays and road closures are expected all over the southwest, complicating early thanksgiving travel plans. forecasters say the southeast and the northeast will be next. those states are bracing for bad weather on some of the most
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busy travel days of the year. marlee hall for cbs news. let's check in with lawrence now and he's tracking the system to find out how we're doing in the midwest. >> boy going to be rough. this is actually part of the same system that went through the bay area a few days ago but now creep across the united states and still plenty of trouble to come. lots of snow into oklahoma, parts of texas and kind of a wintry mix in between with freezing rain, you can see some of that continuing to work slowly eastward. it's going to be a messy day with more rain making its way in through houston and dallas and you can see to the north there, you've got freezing rain and sleet and it's just going to be a mess. this whole system will be sliding toward the eastern seaboard, but on the busiest travel day of the year, i think it could turn into a nor'easter and that could make a very big mesa long the east coast. today, no delays expected at sfo, if traveling around the country chicago looking okay, about 32 and freezing, maybe light snow into denver at 41 and houston more rain there, new york dry so far but again
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they could see that storm headed in their direction, we're expecting rain moving in for very busy travel day on wednesday. that's the latest forecast guys, back to you. >> lawrence thank you. fewer of us are traveling this year for thanksgiving, triple a says more than 5 million californiaans plan to travel 50 miles or more this week. that's a 4% decrease from last year. the californiaans who are traveling more than 4 million people will go by car, about 500,000 plan to fly. well right now the sake receipt heart community service group thanksgiving distribution is under way but there's one big problem, running low on turkey donations. >> with us to talk about the holiday food and toy program is carol stevenson, the community involvement coordinator. good morning carol. >> good morning. >> so tell us how big is the need this year compared to years past? >> we are seeing pretty much the same numbers of people coming for the food boxes and we have more kids than ever coming for the toys in december. >> and i know carol, you put
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out an urgent need just last week. are you starting to get donations, are people responding? >> yeah, we had a great response actually over the last week and we have just enough turkeys to get us through today. we expect a big drive to come in tomorrow, from presentation high school but then that's about it, we'll probably need about a thousand more turkeys we haven't seen coming yet so we count on people to come and drop off turkeys this week. >> aside from the turkeys what else are you looking for? >> we need all kinds of food. we'll be giving out this week, turkey donations because we can buy whatever turkeys that we don't get. we can go ahead and purchase those. >> carol tell our viewers how can they help. do they drive down with a turkey, drop it off? how does it all work? >> absolutely. people can come between 9:00 and 5 monday through wednesday this week and just drop a turkey off at our donation station and also donate online, because we can use that to buy the turkeys that we need and you know we're having a program that goes not just through
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thanksgiving but also christmas as well, so we're going to be giving out turkeys again and then we'll give out toys for christmas so we have a whole holiday need, all the rest of the year. >> very good. if you buy a turkey for yourself pick one up as well and drop it off. >> thanks so much carol. >> thank you. time now is 5:11. new job opportunities coming to the bay area, todays big announcement by a major green company. and a ban on strikes what a bart board member told us in an exclusive interview over the weekend. as far as last nights american music awards which singer took home top honors for the third your in a row? and some folks may be getting a head start on their holiday turkeys. so far things are exceptionally light on the road. here is a live look at the dublin interchange. we want to know what drives you crazy during your commute. you can ask a question or e- mail us at or
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it was a big night for swif the 23-year old also won coy album of the year, female country artist and pop artif the year. not a whole lot of surprises... most of the aw went to big stars like rihaa and justin timberlake. the ama's are trending this morning - also trending now. severe weather - a massive m is expected to snarl thanksgiving travel across e country. iran - oil prices are falli after the country agreed to nuclear deal. black friday - shoppers are already gearing up for a big week of shopping. and the patriots - the team rallied from behind to stun denver broncos in overtime. you can follow us on twitte at (wfts.ecl) did that hurt to read that by the way? >> it did hurt. >> what was the score, 24-0 broncos? >> i don't remember.
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>> thanks for that frank. >> i know you're in mourning today. i see you're wearing black. >> denver was ahead, but i saw all of their facebook posts so let's go out live and show you what our sensors are doing. we just have not had incidents since we've been on the air so all your drive times are still in the clear. we know the president is heading to town, he lands at sfo around 10:30, so he's heading towards a number of events in the city throughout the day, so just a heads up there. otherwise here is a live look over at the bay bridge toll plaza, so far, looks okay, maybe slight delays there, a couple of the far right cash lanes but pretty clear all the way across and they did take off overnight road work that have been blocking lynns from the incline. here is a live look at the golden gate bridge and
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headlights coming towards doyle drive, looks great and we're just picking up a few taps of the brake lights but this is actually better than we're seeing for this time of the morning. on their holiday vacation days, this is a live look at the drive time, 15 minutes between the altamonte pass and # 680 so that update constantly, as travel conditions change and just a quick look out towards silicon valley westbound 237 free and clear, all the way out towards sunnyvale. here is your travel forecast. it is cold in spots if you're headed out the door you may need to chip the ice off the windshield early on, seeing patchy frost show up in the valley. out the door we've got 30s and 40s, skies are mostly clear, i think as we head toward the afternoon, a very mild day ahead. these temperatures running up in the mid 60s inside the bay, a little hazy low 60s toward the coast and mid to upper 60s in the valley so high pressure holding on for another day here, but you can see a couple
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systems off the coastline basically going to start bringing a few more clouds our way breaking down that ridge so changes as we head in toward the holiday but for today dry and mild weather likely to continue outside and some pretty nice weather around the state too. 60s into the central valley 51 and sunny in lake tahoe, around our bay we'll see the temperatures moving up into the 60s into san jose, 67 in morgan hill and 64 union city. eastbay temperatures as high as 64 in fairfield, 66 livermore and 67 degrees in pleasanton. inside the bay we'll find a hazy sunshine about 66 degrees in oakland and 63 degrees in san francisco. okay, looking out over the next couple of days, we are going to keep the clouds starting to roll back into our skies and wouldn't you know it by thanksgiving there's a slight chance of a few showers, now to cutoff low which is a weather mans low which means those are very difficult to forecast but right now leaves a slight chance of showers in on thursday, friday and saturday return to some dry weather around the bay area.
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>> thursday everyone will be inside eating. >> you know what? my family always goes outside to a park. >> oh, really? >> yes, they gather and go outside to a park so we're hoping it stays dry. >> lawrence, thanks. >> we're the strange ones. >> well we knew that already. >> [laughter] 5:19 now. san mateox solar city is expected to announce a big expansion today, the company plans to open 10 operation centers across the state. the bay area solar cities home base with a total of seven warehouses. the new locations all expected to be in northern california. solar city says this will create at least 90 jobs in california. truckers at the port of oakland plan on striking the day before thanksgiving. they want more money to upgrade their trucks to meet new state air polution regulations. 800 port workers will lose their jobs on january 1 if they don't upgrade. >> we got to keep working here. we love the port. this is our economy, our life, this is our port. this is our city, so also they
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can afford it to lose 800 drivers. >> the group last walked off the job in august. it's 5:20 with bart and its union still at odds over that new contract there's a hit a no strike clause could be part of the contract in the future. it's over the family leave provision and tentative contracts unions already approved. the bart board deleted that before voting on the deal. this is what one bart director told kpix 5 insider phil matier yesterday. >> if you're a central employee, you don't have the right to strike but you have the right to fact finding and-- >> it sounds to me like you're talking about a snow strike law. >> brief summary that might be something that we need to take a look at. >> well there you go. lawmakers have called for a no strike clause but this is the very first time a bart board member talked about it in public at least. it's 5:20 right now. coming up, cheerleading champ, this guys back flipped himself
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into the recordbook. and another wild day in the national football league, could tom brady and the patriots come from a 24-0 hold to beat denver and so go the raiders, coming up. ,,,,,,,,
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enough... imagine doing thel wn a football fi good morning everybody. in the off season of the raiders decided not to resign long time punter and field goal hold r shayne leckler. it looks lick that move backfired a little bit. sea bass perfect last year from inside 50. not so this year, against the titans missed from 30 yesterday and then from 48 and he was claiming the holder on that one clinging to a three point lead in the final seconds, ryan fitzpatrick, the go ahead touchdown and raiders lose a heart breaker 23-19, had they won they would be in a playoff spot this morning. >> film rivers anchored a last minute game winning touchdown driving kansas city, and 2-2 wins it for the chargers 41-38 and for kansas city now, has lost two straight football games and it's brady versus manning bowl last night. i told our producers just cut the highlights but tom brady brought them from 24 points
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down, julian atelman, and this game goes into overtime with three minutes to go, patriots caught a break. the punt hit tony carter and new england recovers the football, and said up steven gokowski to win it 34-31 is the final,patriots came from being down 24-0 so denver loses, kansas city loses, two best football teams go down. >> 49ers first is the washington redskins tonight on kpix 5. we will see you beginning at 5:00. have a great day, everybody. >> the broncos lost? i didn't know that. >> yeah. >> imagine that. doing one back flip can be challenging enough. imagine them doing all the way down a football field like this guy. he set a world record saturday by doing 50 consecutive backflips. he had eight bowls of oatmeal for breakfast. i'm kidding. williams is a cheerleader for the university of colorado. of course he is, he flips his way for the play of the day. we let him go all the way through but our show would be
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over. >> i'm dizzy just watching. 5:25 right now. president obama makes another cash grab on the west coast. why bay area donors might not be so quick to open their wallets this time. the obama administration defends its nuclear deal with iran. i'm in washington with the story coming up. a woman tries to jump to her death from the top of odot colosseum but a man catches her and saves her life. we've got a live report coming up. ,,
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- topic two "cate ad-libs" "cate ad-libs" "cate ad-libs" weather ad libs a woman tries to jump to her death at a raiders game. fans saved her life. we've got that story straight ahead. and the president is back
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to tap into the bay area campaign atm. why some experts say he might not be welcome the same way. could see a little patchy frost around the bay area but a mild day to come and what about the possibility of rain on thanksgiving? we'll talk about it coming up. we're getting first reports of what sounds like a wrong way driver going at high rates of speed on 680 in the danville area. we'll give you an update coming up. good morning, everyone. it's monday, november 25th. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:30 on your monday and we begin with kpix 5 kiet do over at the colosseum where a man did all he could from keeping a woman from killing herself at the raid in game when she jumped off one of the decks. >> reporter: they were trying to reason with her telling her not to jump but she did anyway and this morning, the sheriffs deputies are calling this man a hero. this is the restricted section where the sheriffs office says the woman jumped off the ledge and landed on a fan after the
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game. >> apparently the good samaritan saw there was something happening above him and he stopped and tried to convince this individual not to jump and tried to break her fall. >> that man is a life long raiders fan. deputy saskatchewan he was able to break her 45-foot fall that sent them both to the hospital. she's in very critical condition. he will likely survive his injuries. >> our thoughts are with all of the individuals affected today. the two injured, anybody that may have happened to see it, the safety and security of our guests is most important. >> investigators are trying to figure out how that woman made it into the section. >> the individual had to go through an area that wasn't open to the public and we're investigating how they actually ended up in that section because it wasn't a public accessible area for this game. >> and the stadium authorities say their employees properly cordoned off that section and noted protocol. live in oakland, kpix 5. decisions could come today on how much longer the athletics and raiders might play at the
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colosseum in oakland. stadium officials are considering a two year lease extension for the oakland a's and one year for the raiders. the current lease runs out at the end of the year. a new one could give control over the sessions at the stadium. president obama is making a stop in san francisco to talk about immigration and also to raise money. kpix 5 is in chinatown, where the president will make his first stop this morning. kate? >> reporter: michelle his first stop will l be here at the betty ong recreation sent turpitude where he is expect today give remarks on immigration reform. what we know about this trip is it's part of a west coast fund raising swing for the democratic party and political rehabilitation after a crippling two months following problems with the governments healthcare website. his visit comes as the healthcare law approaches a crucial november 30th deadline for an improved enrollment website. experts say the president is shifting his focus to immigration to help build
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momentum. >> our country is really built on immigrants, and everyone's story is an immigrant story. >> he's been here nine times, people are tired of writing those checks to obama even in the democratic bay area. >> organizers of the wine and dine event with the president at the sf jazz center say they had a tough time selling tickets. originally priced at $1000 a piece, prices were slashed in half, but tickets for some vip's to meet president at salesforce ceo are still going for top dollar, at about $32000. reporting live in san francisco, kpix 5. a recap of the presidents agenda today. he arrives at 10:30 this morning, he will deliver his remarks at the betty ong center about an hour later and then the president will head to the fundraiser at the sf jazz center and be back in the air on his way to los angeles by 3:30. happening right now, a deadly winter storm that has
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already claimed eight lives is now threatening the east coast. the storm hammered the southwest over the weekend. look at that car, rolling over about a foot of snow covering parts of oklahoma, white out conditions, made things very difficult in santa fe as well. >> it's pretty icy and even though i've got traction on my shoes, sometimes it just doesn't help maybe. >> we've never seen weather like this. this isn't normal here. >> only november as the storm moves east and it could impact your holiday travel plans as well, more than 300 flights were cancelled yesterday at the dallas fort worth airport, and more cancellations, delays and road closures expected over the next few days and what is the busiest travel week of the year too. >> i think that's rolling right up the eastern seaboard on wednesday so what a mess for any folks traveling. >> arctic weather. >> if you can travel now seriously before that thing hits. guys around the bay area we are looking at a chilly start to the day, even patchy frost show up in some of the valleys early on as we've got those temperatures dipping down in
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the 30s outside. we've got mostly clear skies out over the bay and lights looking good as well. temperatures though getting cold in spots inland 35 degrees, in santa rosa 38, in concord 40 degrees, liver more 48 and san francisco and as we head toward the after moon these temperatures are very mild, 66 degrees under mostly sunny skies in san jose, 6 # in livermore about 64 degrees in red wood city and the 63 in san francisco. okay, let's check out your kcbs traffic with elizabeth. >> we have a situation going on. police are trying to nab a wrong way driver. at last report he was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of 24 and it sounds like they are running a traffic break into the 24/680 interchange in order to get him so again wrong way driver kind of a dangerous situation, just a heads up. now, mass transit we still have these delays for acex train number one and now up to about 25 minutes, there was signal issues around tracy otherwise all other mass transit is on time and quick check of the bay
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bridge where it looks like the delays are just beginning our usual problem spot around the outer cash lane but the middle lanes fast track users still no problems coming into san francisco. back to you guys. >> elizabeth thank you. happening today, the naacp plans to hold a rally at san jose state. this is over the recent suspension of four white students accused of racial harassment against an african american freshman. the students allegedly used racial slurs and even put a bike lock around the victims neck. the naacp says the incidents add up to racially based terrorism and should be considered felonies, not misdemeanors. a man considered an institution of fremont high school was killed in a car crash over the weekend. contra costa time reports 76 year old john web died early saturday morning on interstate 680, chp says web was trying to direct traffic after a crash and then he was hit by another car. web coached football at john f. kennedy high school for 46
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years. two drivers have died along the northern sonoma coast, 57 year old oakland man was found unresponsive in the quarter on sunday and a 67 year old san francisco man was found floating in gerstal cove saturday. the locations are popular diving spots. nearly seven weeks after lynn spaldings body was found in a hospital stairwell her family is still waiting to find out how she died. the 57 year old was discovered in the remote stairwell at san francisco general, more than two weeks after she was reported missing from her hospital room. the chronicle discovered more than 600 cases have been waiting more than three months for a cause of death. a spokesman for the spalding family is holding the head of the medical examiners office responsible for the backlog. >> dr. heart needs to work faster, not only on behalf of lynn spalding but frankly on behalf of the citizens of san francisco who are demanding better and faster help than this. it's outrageous. >> medical examiner dr. ann
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heart tells kpix 5 her department is dealing with staff issues right now and that's the reason for the delays. if you're looking at enrolling in california online you will see a new and improved website today. the enrollment features was taken off line on friday for software upgrades. the site will now have health care options for small businesses, consumers will also see faster page loading speeds, smoother navigation and changes in the text to make it a little easier to understand. new this morning, the united nations is reporting talks between syria's regime and the opposition have been scheduled. it's expected to take place in genevaxe in saturday. the u-n is hoping for a peaceful transition of power in syria and freedom for the people of the war torn country. and they've been talking in secret for months, now cbs news reporter. ara mergeiner says the white house and iran officials signed a new nuclear agreement. >> reporter: secretary of state john kerry celebrated the signing of the iran nuclear
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court and then quickly found himself having to defend the historic agreement. >> we will now be able to have greater inspection, greater knowledge, greater restraint and that will expand the amount of time it would take for them to break out and create a nuclear weapon. >> some democrats and republicans are not happy with the terms of the six-month agreement, saying iran got the better end of the deal. >> they're speaking the football in the endoscopy zone saying look, we've consolidated our gains, we've relieved satisfactions, we're going to have the right to enrich. >> the associated press learned the u.s. and iran began secret negotiations in march. the agreement requires iran to destroy its stockpile of weapons grade uranium, restrict its production of nuclear fuel and give inspectors daily access to select nuclear facilities. in exchange iran gets $7 billion in financial relief. most of that through limited oil sales. israeli prime minister benjamin
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denounced the deal too. >> it's a historic stake. >> president obama phoned him to discuss the deal, the president says he understands israel's skepticism. tara mergeiner, cbs news, washington. a report on the massacre at sandy hook elementary schools is scheduled to be released today and it will offer a timeline of the tragic december 14th day at newtown, connecticut. the gunman adam lanza entered the school and opened fire. he killed 20 kids, six adults before turning the gun on himself. the transcripts of the 911 calls made that day are missing from the report, however the ap has since sued to get those recordings. on business wall street is on a roll in a big way and it shows no signs of stopping. >> wendy gilette of cbs money watch joins us now. good morning. >> good morning, frank and michelle. asian stocks finished mostly higher today, buoyed by seven straight weeks of gains on wall street. on friday, the dow closed above 16,000 for the second day in a
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row adding 55. the nasdac gained 22. the s & p 500 also hit a record high friday, closing above 1800 for the first time. this will be a short week here on wall street. the markets will be closed for thanksgiving, and there will only be a half day of trading on friday. as holiday travelers hit the roads they are paying more for gas. after nine weeks of falling gas prices, the lundberg survey says the average price nationally of a regular gallon of gas rose $.03 from last week to $3.25. triple a says the regular gallon of gas in california is quite a bit higher, coming in at $3.56. that's down a penny from a week ago. >> apple has bought an israeli 3d sensing company called prime sense. it's unclear how apple will use the technology. apple reportedly paid up to $355 million for the company. >> and microsoft says it sold more than 1 million xbox1 consoles in the first 24 hours.
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the new console launched friday and has sold out at most retailers. the sales figures matched for sony's playstation 4 which was released a little over a week ago. frank and michelle both of those will be on a lot of lists this holiday season. >> i'm doing the math, what are they $500 a piece so its been about half a billion dollars? >> it's a lot of money. speaking of retailers, they're making predictions about this years holiday season, and what are they saying? is it going to be a good year? >> well, despite signs economy is improving, big store chains including wal-mart and kohl's do not expect holiday shoppers to spend unless they see big sales so that's part of the reason you're seeing great deals earlier this year. many chains are offering to match or beat prices offered by other stores this holiday shopping season. it does seem like black friday really doesn't exist anymore doesn't it? >> i think it's black november now, just go. >> just go. get to shopping.
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>> wendy gillette, cbs money, thank you. well katie curic may be trading television for an online opportunity with yahoo. there are multiple reports she is in the final stages of negotiating a deal to join the silicon valley internet giant, it's yahoo' latest effort to get new users. as for whether she will keep our abc talk show that all depends on ratings. 5:43, what happens when fire meets ice? the thanksgiving light show you're going to have to check out later in the week. plus it could increase the risk of adhd in children so why are doctors still giving steroid injections to pregnant am would. first why was this car up on a roof and what did police find inside that car? we'll fill you in when we come back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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this video as crews used a e ove *a car a south carolina homeowner says this video as crews used a crane to remove a car from her roof. an erad ic driver crashed her car on the top of the home. fat almost in the home did not get hurt but police say the driver apparently ran from the scene. officers found crack cocaine and cash inside the car. the accident is now under investigation. >> that will wake you up in a hurry, ha? okay liz what's going on on our roadway. >> we've got a little situation
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and a little problem in the eastbay. it is out in alamo now, we've been tracking it, sounds like it started in walnut creek and traveling south bound into the north bound lanes on 680. chp is out there running a traffic break in alamo to catch this guy, in the meantime it's a dangerous situation if you're driving on the road this guy is driving pretty eradically and no big delays and we set our sensors so the thats the pro b almost, otherwise, ace train, it looks like it will affect all of the trains, initially it was just train number one but all trains could be up to 25 minutes late due to the signal problems, bart though, system wide on time with 43 trains all looking good on the tracks, caltrain service everything else reporting no delay. we'll take you outside for what it looks like right now on the roadway, if traveling the san mateo bridge, free and clear out of hayward, no problems out towards the high rise. the tail lates the commuter action coming into theastbay
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problem free as well and the bay bridge pretty typical stuff this time of the morning. we know a lot of people may be taking a longer holiday week off, maybe taking a few extra days for thanksgiving just around the corner but so far your usual delay right now coming into san francisco with no metering lights between the eastbay and the city, and we do have president obama coming into town. he arrives at sfo around 10:30, first stop chinatown, should be there around 11:00 a.m. but whenever the president comes to visit there's extra congestion on city streets. that's your latest traffic, your on your forecast now. really, in chinatown? i might have to wack up and go see the president. wouldn't that be cool? folks around the bay area we are starting chilly in spots maybe patchy frost in the interior valley down into the 30s there under mostly clear skies early on and by the afternoon plenty of sunshine. temperatures are go to be mild outside looks like dry through mid week but after that and for thanksgiving, that could very well change. high pressure holding on for now but you could see a couple
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weak systems off the coastline starting to en roche on the bridge a little bit. still dry weather continuing and probably the next couple days but then a cutoff low approaches the coastline on thanksgiving could bring us a couple scattered showers. temperatures around the state very mild, 66 in fresno. 63 sacramento, 51 this time of year in lake tahoe and 63 and mostly sunny in the monterey bay. i think our temperatures will be very mild in the south bay, 65 in santa clara, 64 in red wood city, eastbay temperatures could see some of those numbers moving well into the 60s in toward pleasanton, about 65 in dublin, 63 in pleasant hill. as you head inside the bay, you'll see hazy sunshine, as high as 66 in oakland and 63 degrees in san francisco. our north bay friends 66 degrees in santa rosa, and 63 degrees in san raphael. next couple of days we'll see a couple more high clouds come our way and then as we get in toward thanksgiving there's a chance we could see a few
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scattered showers, doesn't look like a lot but have to watch this closely and by friday and saturday things clear out, high pressure builds in, maybe 70s by the end of the weekend. sunrise time 7:01. we'll be able to see sunset is at 4:53 but cutoff low coming our way possibly on thanksgiving could bring us showers. >> we'll be prepared now, lawrence. we've got a comet coming our way too or towards the sun anyway. >> we do and i'm excited if it survives. even if you got thanksgiving day off you might want to get up nice and early thursday morning when the comet ison will pass within 730,000 miles of the sun so if it survives the close call of the sun the comet could put on a pretty big light snow or fizzle completely like a lot of comets have in the past. best time to look is in the pre- dawn skies this week on thursday morning. should be fun. >> should be. a chemical out lawed for nearly 20 years still poses problems for some people and there are new concerns off a common drug given to pregnant
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women. adriana diaz has more in todays health watch. >> reporter: steroid injections given to pregnant women ahead of pre mature delivery may increase the babies risk of behavioral problems later on. doctors often give steroids to mothers before they delivererly to help the babies lungs develop. researchers found the drug may increase the risk of disorders including adhd, but the immediate benefits of steroids on a babies heats out weigh possible long term risks. children who contract the h1 n1 flu have a better chance of surviving if they receive a newer type of anti-viral drug, nai. researchers studied nearly 800 california children who had h1n1 during the global flu pandemic. 6% of patients treated died compared to 8% of the untreated patients and the cancer causing chemical known as pcb still affects the health of older americans even though its been out lawed in the u.s. since 1979. a new study found a link
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between pcb which can be found in water and soil to lower cognitive abilities among 70-84 year olds and that's a look at the days top health stories, adriana diaz, cbs news, new york. 5:52. coming up catching fire heating up at the box office. the record breaking weekend for the latest installment of the hunger games. it's a birthday bash, one family won't soon forget, the unexpected guests that crashed the party. ,, 3q i can't stand these spots. those spots are actually leftover food and detergent residue that can redeposit on your dishware during the rinse cycle. gross. jet-dry rinse agent helps wash them away so the only thing left behind is the shine.
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the sequel, "catching fire"k
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more than 161-mil people were hungry for the hunger games over the weekend, the sequel catching fire took in more than $161 million in its opening weekend, biggest november debut ever for a movie and it's pretty good too i might add and it's more than four types what the next four films earned combined, the hunger games going back to i distant second place, best man holiday, delivery man and free birds rounding out your top five. good movie weekend. >> yeah. this fury guy just wanted to cake. watch it. >> yes, this black bear came a little too close for comfort at a home in orlando, florida fish and wildlife officers have been following the animal all afternoon. they decided to tranquilize it after the bear crashed a toddlers birthday party. >> it just pushed the whole fence down and then he just went over into the other neighbors yard. >> going over my fence looking into my yard so we just went in and enjoyed looking at him. he was eating acorns.
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>> the neighbors say the bear had been poking around the neighborhood all week. luckily nobody was hurt. a woman tries to jump to her death at a raiders game but a fan saved her life. we've got that story straight ahead. and the president will be back in the bay area this morning, why some experts say this visit shows he is losing political ground. ,,,,,,,, [ male announcer ] some things are simply better at home.
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our thoughts are with all of the individuals affected by today, the two injured, anybody that may have happened to see it, the safety and security of our guests is ut most important. >> one woman is lucky to be alive this morning after jumping from the third deck of the colosseum and landing on another fan. >> it's outrageous. >> a huge backlog at the medical examiners office means hundreds of families have been waiting for months to find out how their loved ones died. >> our country is really built on immigrants, and everyone's
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story is an immigrant story. >> immigration reform will be the hot topic when president obama touches down in the bay area today. >> the weather is just in sane. >> thanksgiving travel is off to a rough start as a severe storm makes its way across the country. from across the bay, to around the world, the stories that matter on kpix 5 news this morning. good morning, everyone. monday, it's here, the weekend is so quick. november 25th, i'm frank mallicoat. >> it does go by quick and i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. developing right now at 6:00, wintry weather across the midwest killed at least eight people and the ice, snow and floods have already gotten in the way of thanksgiving travel plans. >> and a man is being hailed as a hero after he saves another womans life who tries to jump to her death at a raiders game. we've got that story straight ahead. i'm live in san francisco. the president will be back


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