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their lives striving to make the world a better place. family and friends are now struggling with the realty that they are gone killed in the massacre at the west gate mall in fire roby -- nairobi, kenya. >> she took classes here while working on her masters. >> we lived in a tent. >> this was a video of her partner. the two were living in uganda. the man was working on the design of an h.i.v. clinic and his partner was pregnant. >> they went there because it was safer there because there was better health facilities. >> president clinton knew her and called her brilliant. he became emotional at a global
initiative event in new york. >> she was two weeks away from delivery maybe less and they were staying in a place right across from the mall and they were just walking in the mall that day and they were both killed along with the child. i'm a little choked up because i just got off the phone with her mother. >> i know they always say when tragic things happen to people everybody loved her but everybody did love her in this case. she was feisty. she was challenging. >> the young family among the dozens of civilians and government troops killed by the militants from all shall be bob -- all shall be bob. the terrorists are defeated but the healing process is just beginning. >> fellow kenyans and friends of kenya, our solidarity patience and resolve have seen us through
the worst of this crisis. >> it is to you that i turn for strength, love, and aid to those affected by then counter through the forces of evil. >> kenyan authorities say 11 suspects have been arrested and five were killed. some may have escaped along with fleeing hostages. the country's foreign minister said two or three militants maybe american-born but u.s. in till generals -- intelligence says there's no evidence support that go claim and the investigation is ongoing. >> happening right now on the news edge texas senator ted cruz was in a marathon speech that began at 2:41 this afternoon. he wants to draw attention to his block to the president apps healthcare reform. >> -- i do not to like them in a
box. i do not to like them with a fox. i do not to like them in a house. i do not to like them with a mouse. i do not to like them here or there. i do not to like them anywhere. i do not to like green eggs and ham. i do not to like them sam i am. >> he had time to read a bedtime story to his daughters. if lawmakers don't work things out, we could face the first government shut down in 16 years. tom fitzgerald has more on the impact a shut down would have on federal workers here in our area. >> the government shut down countdown drags on on one side republicans. >> well yes obama care is terrible. >> and on the other side democrats. i realize generally that republicans are upset, mad, angry. >> and in the middle federal workers. >> now i got worry every night.
>> diane has worked for the federal government for four decades and she feels anger and fear in the face of a shut down. >> i've given them 39 years of my life but never have i felt such despair with what's going to happen to my life. >> the office of personnel management which oversees the entire federal workforce has contingency plans on file in the event of a shut down for more than 100 19 federal agencies but whether or not you get furloughed often depends on a vague criteria over who or who is not essential. >> the white house has posted the shut down plans online generally active duty military political appointees and those responsible for health and safety are deemed essential. >> why would they put all of us through this again. >> diane doubts she falls into those essential categories and said if she did her job the way they do on capitol hill she
wouldn't have lasted for 39 years. >> what kind of people are these? and they have the nerve to ask for a 3.5 percent raise? they ought to all be fired. >> tom fitzgerald fox 5 news. >> tonight d.c. leaders are going to ignore a local shut down. today several council members and mayor said they might go along with a plan to defy a mandate to close down. in order to get around federal guidelines the plan would make all city employees essential workers just and firefighters. >> i think doing something to say this is our money and we should have the authority to spend our money that is of interest to me. >> i would argue that you know the district government provides an important government services to all citizens and people who come to the district to work. >> d.c. attorney general has warned city leaders there could
be consequences if they go through their idea. >> history was made. lawmakers confirmed todd hughes to the u.s. court of appeals. he becomes the first openly gay federal circuit judge and the only gay judge in u.s. history. >> now to a news alert out of virginia. six people under arrest for the murder of kenny diaz. >> shawn, it's only tuesday andy and it's been a rough week for woodbridge high. the student stabbed was killed when he and his friends took a gun to confront a woman about an alleged robbery involving a drug deal gone bad. >> 19-year-old diandra samuels is charged with the actual killing stabbing kenny diaz in the stomach. the others are charged with abduction. one is accused of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. after school activities
continued as normal today but students and parents expressed shocked that four women were charged in the brutal crime and surprised that the fight was over drug dealing. police say when diaz and his friend went to confront day yang doctor -- diandra samuels they faught back. diaz was taken to the park where he was stabbed. >> being teenagers their first rye action anymore is to fight and back in our day kids would fight with their hands and nowadays they bring weapons -- reaction. >> they send a letter that if any students wanted to go to the funeral, they should go and parents should go with them also. >> a wake is scheduled thursday at mount castle church in woodbridge. it's from 2-4 and five to nine. the funeral will be friday at our lady of angels church at 1:30. >> thank you, karen. >> now the news edge on maryland
a construction worker is critical but in stable condition after getting trapped in a trench today. it happened this afternoon in frederick county. sky fox was high over the scene as rescue crews worked to get the man out. he was trying to fix a water main in the county when the pipe ruptured. rescue workers worked three hours to get him out. >> four more victims from the navy yard shootings were laid to rest. funeral services were held for mary knight and cathy gaard, john johnson and frank kohler and a second d.c. police officer was shot while trying to take down aaron alexises -- the officer was shot in the vest and the other officer is recovering at medicine star washington hospital center.
>> virginia governor mcdonnell says the focus of tragedies shouldn't just focus on gun laws. five of the 12 were from virginia. one of the guns came from a virginia gun store. today on radio mcdonnell was asked if he plans to take action. >> we certainly will do a full review of various laws in virginia especially again our mental health laws. i think that really needs to be the focus in saul many of these shootings -- so many of these shootings. the shooter had significant mental health problems. the governor does not i think adding waiting period to the gun buying process would solve any problems. >> what could be a huge medical breakthrough. the latest on a universal flu shot. >> how burger king is making one of its items healthier. >> and sue, another beautiful day outside.
will it continue? >> we're going to keep a streak going around here for sure. although there might have to be subtle adjustments to the weekend forecast or bigger adjustments depending on how the computer models shake out. i'm going to show you the full forecast just ahead on the news edge at 11:00. >>
here's will thomas with your fox 5 top five. >> hi, shawn. up first french fries without the fat. no joke. number five burger king is introducing satisfries. burger king says they have 40% less fat and the batter doesn't absorb as much oil as the other fries. a small order will cost $1 and 89 cents. toys 'r us are going to hire 45,000 seasonal workers. the toy chain is concerned about consumer spending.
seasonal hiring begins in mid-september and should be finalized by the end of october. >> number three kermit the frog is being reunited with his true love. ms. piggy, better and ernie and 20 others will join kermit. >> number two could be a major 10 towards creating a universal flu vaccine. researchers believe they've created a vaccine that would protect against every strain of influenza. >> the f.d.a. wants to keep you safe. they're regulating any smart phone medical app used as a diagnostic tool including apps that promise heart rhythm or blood pressure readings. the f.d.a. will review them and determine if they are legit. that is the fox 5 top five for tuesday night. >> how about this one.
singer mick jagger is about to become a great grand gather -- grandfather. he has seven children and two grandchildren and he's still rocking with a huge tour that included a tour at the verizon center. >> it's weird to think about mick jagger being a great grandfather. >> that's bizarre. he looks so young. >> he works out. >> that's all the work out he needs absolutely. >> he's very energetic. >> way to go, mick. >> i was out earlier. chilly out there. >> it does get chilly. tomorrow morning will be just about as chilly as it was this last morning with upper 30s around. dulles dropped to 41 here in the city we dropped to 51. i think we'll be 51 or 52 tonight. so maybe a degree or two warmer. cloud cover coming in south as well. in general i think you're going to find wednesday just about as pretty with the filter of high
thin clouds to veil the sun in the afternoon. 59 degrees is our temperature right now. last night we saw the 40s. frederick you're down to 46 degrees but a few clouds coming up the appalachians. slightly higher dewpoints will make a difference. you can see clouds showing up here. this system is gathering moisture that's going to pass just to our south. that's where the afternoon clouds will come from and we may see a few of those thursday. high pressure generally is going to rule this system though a little area of low pressure is going to move out to the coast and some that energy may be a coastal storm over the weekend. some of the models are suggesting that it's going to develop. the big question is where does it go after it develops. is it going to track in closer to the coast which would give us rain for the weekend sunday monday or is it going to head out the sea? right now we're going with this
path but we're going to have to watch it and i know it's only tuesday but we want you to be aware we're going to watch and see what happens at the coast. 52 degrees tonight. we'll head to the 40s in the b suburbs. another great day tomorrow with high thin clouds. 76 degrees. we keep temperatures in the mid and upper 70s all weeklong and we're going to watch the sunday monday time frame to see if that coastal develops but at this point we're going to keep it dry. all right. scott. we know the national season is over but some pretty exciting baseball tonight. let's see what he has to say in sports. >> yes. sue. the national season ended yesterday eliminated from playoff contention on game one 57. though it will go down as the second best season since the nats return to d.c. nothing but pride on the line in st. louis facing the cards. bottom of the fourth cards lead 1-0. molina with a base hit off
gonzalez. adams rumbling around the corner and in he comes to score with a 2-0 cardinal lead. top of the ninth cards pitcher michael one out away from a know hitter. zimmerman slow chopper. pete can't get there to make the throw. that is ruled a hit. how about that. so walker goes eig8-2 thirds innings. no-hit innings until that play right there. nine strikeouts on the day. jayson werth with the sharp ground out to end the game and the nats are shut out 2-0. >> battle of the birds. o's and blue jays tied at two. mark two outs. jose reyes comes into score. davis fly ball to left field. nate mcclouth giving chase what a catch. the orioles still following this game and with the indians 5-4 win over the white sox the o's
these next few days of training camp will get them down the final 23 players. one of those guys will be healthy enough to take the ice. the center is coming off injury plagued 2012 season but getting back has been tough. he strained his hip flex sir two weeks ago and -- flexor and following today he has experienced another setback. >> you can probably tell i'm a little bit on edge. i played last night and felt great. a little rusty but as far as health wise felt great and then started off today and halfway through just kind of tightened up a little bit so it's very tough. >> definitely want him to get back soon. >> the redskins rookie rambo didn't play on defense despite
starting at safety the first two games like this eagles game. on monday mike shanahan asks if he worries about keeping rambo apps spirits up after being benched. >> -- when he gets his opportunities he needs to play at 100%. he better play well then you won't be dressing. everybody has a role and it changes during the season. >> we'll hear from rg3 tomorrow. that's sports. >> plan that lets you experiencea that "new" phone thrill again and again. and again. can you close your new phone box? we're picking up some feedback. introducing verizon edge.
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it's important for virginia that we elect terry mcauliffe as our governor. i'm terry mcauliffe, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad. we're taking the edge off with running backwards. it can be challenging but imagine doing it while juggling for 26 miles. a florida man did that at a marathon in illinois. joe salter is a world record jog her. he ran the entire race backwards while juggling three balls. he finished in six hours but guess what? it still wasn't enough to qualify him for the guinness book of world records because his run wasn't videotaped. that stinks. >> thanks for joining us tonight. we'll see you tomorrow. >> real-time closed captioning provided by u.s. captioning company.
[captioning made possible by warner bros. domestic television distribution] >> today on "tmz" -- >> great news. blake griffin had a baby with a woman who is a heat-seeking missile when it comes to finding the sperm of athletes. >> i'm glad she's white. [laughter] >> charlie sheen went to jury duty. >> in the past you've had issues with drugs. does that make you more or less qualified to judge a drug case? >> if i were up on drug charges, i would want charlie sheen as my juror. >> if you were ever up on drug charges that would be awesome. >> khloe kardashian went clubbing last night. the game actually instagrammed a photo of them. >> i think everyone is wondering why she's clubbing with everything going on in her personal life? >> he's m.i.a. what is she going to do, sit by ph