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>> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> today on fox5 news morning president trump's travel ban goes into effect today just hours after stricter screening rules are approved for the t.s.a. >> red line riders you need to prepare for delays and schedule changes thanks to a month of repair work. >> looking live outside, it is a little cool but the afternoon temps are expected to be in the low 90's so things heating up quite a bit. good morning to you. thanks for joining us i'm maureen umeh. >> and i'm holly m morris. it is thursday june 29th. >> mike what's it looking like. >> beautiful sunrise. later on dam summer -- today
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temperatures back. >> it's friday eve before the fourth of july holiday weekend and roads are quiet. i'll let you know if that changes. >> sounds good. 5 o'clock is the time. if you're just getting up let's catch up on the stories that were going on while you slept o breaking news from 46 street northeast in the district. the search for a killer after a man was shot to death there. police were called around 12:20 this morning. no word on who the victim is. police do have a lookout for a suspect but the description is pretty vague. >> vre confirms normal service will resume on manassas line this morning. this after a 13-year-old girl was tragically hit and killed. the teen who attended lake braddock secondary school was playing with her cousin yesterday afternoon on the tracks near bull run. sources tell fox5 the kids could hear the train coming but the cousin was able to jump to an opposite track but the girl was too scared and tried to run. >> back in the district the ntsb is trying to piece together what led to an accident which
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workers dead. investigators say the workers stepped off a train near union station to fix a problem with the wheel but for some reason they crossed the tracks and that's when they were struck and killed. >> there's been breaking news overnight from the vatican. a top cardinal facing charges of sexual assault says he's innocent. cardinal george pell is pope francis' chief financial adviser and australia's most senior catholic. he was charged with offenses pleased to have taken place decades ago. he'll take a leave of absence to return to australia to fight the charges. >> ♪ >> 5:02 right now. tonight parts of president trump's travel ban go into be effect following the supreme court's ruling. >> it targets travelers from six muslim majority countries and now homeland security is out with some new rules for the t.s.a. screenings that will impact many people around the world. fox5's annie yu is live at dulles airport now with the details. annie. >> reporter: hey, good morning, maureen and holly. that's right the summer flyers can expect
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process from t.s.a. agents especially when it comes to laptops and electronic devices and this morning here at dulles international we see the typical long summer lines that is to be expected but because of these new screening process rules, they're saying úthat these lines could be even worse. they're saying that this is going to be a tighter screening process for every international flight entering the country so agent its are going to be more thoughtful, they're going to be more careful with screening passengers and luggage especially personal electronic devices and they're specifically doing this for the fear of possible explosives. this announcement follows multiple new threats related to explosives hidden in electronic devices and the u.s. has already banned laptops on flights to the u.s. originating at 10 airports in the middle east and north side africa because of these fears that bombs could be concealed in these devices and u.s. security officials say that if the airports do not comply with the new tighter security, that passengers could actuall
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laptops and personal devices onto the flights and they tone want to do this because clearly that could cause logistical concerns for passengers might deter travel so in hopes of preventing something like that, a ban from happening, they're going tighten up those security screenings at area airports so expect longer lines. back to you in the studio. >> all right, annie, thank you. 5:04 is our time. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell is trying to send a revised version of the senate's bill to the congressional budget office by tomorrow. now, this in an attempt to push for a vote before congress' august recess. comes as some republicans are reportedly frustrated with what they call president trump's lack of understanding of the bill's principles. >> ♪ >> we have a follow-up to a story you first saw here on for. this morning there are new developments stemming from allegation of grade fixing in public schools in prince george's county. the county's ncaa p chapter is asking the county executive to stop
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maxwell's contract pending the outcome of the grade fixing allegations. hundreds of prince george's county school employees were placed on administrative leave sole based on the suspicion of wrongdoing. in every case dr. maxwell removed these teachers from their buildings out of an abundance of caution and feared the employees would interfere with the investigation. we believe dr. maxwell should be held to the same standard imposed on these employees. meanwhile prince george's county school ceo dr. kevin maxwell spoke to fox5 exclusively yesterday morning after they approved the hiring of outside investigators to look into these allegations. >> i want to resolve this matter. there is no systemic corruption. there's nothing from me or anyone who is on my direct team that is telling people that they should do anything illegal. >> it's unclear when the investigation will start but dr. maxwell says he is fully cooperating. the state board of education president tells us they want it done soon. the state has to first go through aid
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hire an outside investigator. >> ♪ >> five minutes past the hour. time to talk a little weather and i guess we're saying hello again to summer. >> yes, after going weigh for just a few days, summer is going to be back or at least the summer feel is going to be back here in d.c. as we head into those afternoon hours. let's get you started with satellite and radar. few more cl clouds than yesterday. beautiful crystal clear skies yesterday afternoon. won't be the case today but still a decent amount of sunshine. again just a few clouds coming across from time to time. temperatures aren't awful this morning. little warmer than yesterday. we don't have the lower 50's and even 40's that we had yesterday morning but still comfortable in the mid 50's in manassas and culpeper 56 degrees. in washington 67t gaithersburg is at 64. frederick maryland 59. leonardtown waking up to temperatures in the middle 60's. later on this afternoon, temperatures on the climb. partly cloudy skies. heat is returning. 91 degrees today. winds occasionally breezy out of the south. that will bringing in that heat and
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well though you'll start to notice that more later tonight and into your day on friday. all right, more forecast details coming up in just a bit. for now let's get you started with traffic with erin como. >> on-time traffic brought to you by toyota. visit buy a for special offers. >> 5:07 right now. a live look in dale city t95 out by dale boulevard smoothly run regular. no problems on the northbound side main and hov lanes looking good. southbound traffic flowing freely past fredericksburg as well. i'll let you know when things pick up as usual. 295 right now southbound side taillights making their way toward pennsylvania avenue from this point at eastern avenue in great shape. no typical morning congestion yet. same story northbound o live look at the top of the beltway in college park by new hampshire avenue. volume increasing but not causing delays. in nice tape from 95 to georgia avenue. inner loop also looking good. as we look at our maps earlier construction cleared. all metro rail lines on
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any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. we'll keep you updated the this morning. maureen and holly. >> coming up on fox5 news morning a cyberattack is still impacting a number of international port cities. >> a man featured in the netflix series making a murderer is ordered to remain in jail despite having his conviction overturned. >> live look across the d.c. region, it's 5:08, 66 degrees. we are back in just a few. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> 5:09. international cyberattack in europe is still impacting american ports controlled by shipping giant mersk. crews in mobile alabama forced to load and unload shipping containers manually and operations at port elizabeth in new jersey remain shuttered. they're expected to reopen sometime today. >> more than a dozen wildfires are burning across the west including new mexico, utah and washington state. one of the biggest though is in arizona. thousands have fled their home and more than 500 firefighters are battling that blaze. in california fire destroyed the home of big bang theory star john golecki. >> bill cosby sexual assault civil trial in california will not begin until july 2018. the plaintiff claims cosby molested her in 1974 at the playboy mansion when e
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just a teen. between now and the date of the trial cosby has to give a deposition in the case. prosecutors in pennsylvania have not set a firm date for cosby's retrial on sexual assault charges there. >> texas prosecutors dismissed a perjury charge against the former state trooper who arrested sandra bland. the grand jury said brian encina lied. planned was arrested during a traffic stop in 2015 after he claimed she assaulted him. the 28-year-old was found hanging in a jail cell three days later. her death was ruled a suicide. planned's family settled a wrongful death lawsuit against waller county and the texas department of public safety. >> federal appeals court is refusing to release brenda dassey. toddassey was convicted in the 2005 rape and murder of photographer theresa hall back. his
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august. dassey's attorneys tried to have him released immediately but that request was turned down wednesday. the state argued he should remain in custody while they appeal the overturned conviction. >> coming up on fox5 news morning a new debate is brewing about the separation of church and state in the bible belt. >> a a picture of senator ted cruz and chicago cubs other than tom ricketts freaking out social media users. >> early morning live picture of the white house. like that. time to rise and shine, folks. it's 5:11. you're watching fox5 news morning on this thursday. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> ♪ >> good morning. time right now is it 5:13 and if you're just waking up here's a look at some of the top stories we're following for you today, thursday, june 29th. president donald trump's travel ban goes into effect tonight. the 90 day ban applies to people from six muslim majori
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those countries must have a bona fide relationship with a person or entity already in the u.s. the white house clarified what a bona fide relationship means under new guidelines sent to us embassies and consulates around the world. they say applicants must move pro-of a relationship with a parent spouse child son-in-law daughter-in-law or sibling already in the u.s. essentially anyone who is not an immediate family member will not make the cut. >> after putting in a vote on healthcare on hold for the july 4th holiday gop leaders are pressing their members to reach a deal by friday. some are worried the longer this debate lingers the worst the results will be. it's not just democrats stopping the healthcare bill from passing the senate. there are at least nine gop senators against the bill as of now. >> top vatican cardinal facing several sexual assault charges says he is innocent. cardinal pell was charged today in his native australia. the offenses he is charged wwith are believed to have tan
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the cardinal is now taking a leave from the vatican so he can return to australia to fight the charges. >> as of friday students in kentucky will be legally allowed to learn about reading writing and revelation. kentucky governor signed a nile law which allows public schools to teach courses on the bible. the bill allows each school system in the state to include a bible literacy class as part of their social studies curriculum. the course would be an elective and not a required class. the aclu has raised concerns about how the law might be used in school and whether it will lead to bible study and preaching in public schools. >> ♪ >> 5:15. looking i don't it side, 66 degrees is what the temperature says but man that amerimercury is going to time. >> summertime is back. did you miss it? i'm going to be honest i didn't. i enjoyed the ac break overnight. get ready to get those ac's cranking again. starting anotherea
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temperatures 67 degrees at this hour in d.c., pittsburgh 60, columbus 61. holding onto some cold air as best they can over the mountains. you see this spin right here off the coast. that's high pressure. the farther off to the east it scoots, the more warm air and moisture we're going to pull up from the south later on this afternoon. couple clouds coming across and that will be the case from time to time today but still a good amount of sunshine and not expecting any precipitation so still going to be a dry day. still going to be a hot day again as high pressure continues to push eastward. filtering up some of that heat and humidity from down south. highs upper 80's for most of the suburbs with several of us heading into the 90's including here in d.c. i think we make around 91 degrees later on this afternoon. here are your forecast highs. 91 for washington, 90 at manassas and dulles, 92 for fredericksburg. frederick 88. gaithersburg 89 degrees later on this afternoon. for the pollen sufferers the allergy sufferers here's kind of the
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grasses are moderate. good news is trees, mold on weed pollen all low today. so, again, grass pollen sufferers there you go, get those allergy meds in. fox5 accuweather 7-day forecast let's take a little time on this. today 91 degrees. heat does return. tomorrow zip trip stafford virginia here we come, tucker allison and holly are going to stafford tomorrow morning. dry all morning, maybe we pop a storm in the afternoon. i think the best chances of that are going to be west of i-81 but i'll throw one in here just in case tomorrow afternoon to cover the weatherman's butt here. saturday better chance of thunderstorms locally, sunday maybe a hit and miss one but mostly sunny skies expected with highs into the low to mid 90's around the region. same deal for monday. tuesday i do have a thunderstorm in there for the fourth but i want to let everybody know it does not look like a huge deal. very hit and miss and i think most plans and fireworks should get
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hitch. that's a look at your seven-day forecast. erin is back now with a check of your traffic. >> thank you mike. so far a pretty quiet start to this thursday morning. all metro rail lines on time right now. i'll let you know if that changes but so far so good. as we move over for a look at our roads we're seeing green everywhere. chevy chase looking good. cabin john clara barton problem free. in northeast new york avenue still looking good. 50 outside the beltway in bowie quiet. bay bridge looking nice from kent island toward annapolis. right now as we make our way to the top of the beltway we're at speed from 95 to georgia avenue on the outer loop traffic on the way to bwi reagan national and dulles at speed. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. back to you. >> 5:18 is the time. let's take a look at the stories you're engaging with the most this morning on social media with our realtime news tracker. >> and first up, police in illinois are investigating one of their own. it involves an incident when an off duty officer was filmed holding a black teenager to the ground and threatening his life for being on the officer's lawn. the whole incident was caugh
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has since gone viral. on the video you can hear the officer saying he was going to kill the teen. police say the confrontation was related to a larger fight that had broken out among 30 teens earlier in that day. the teen in the video says he was trying to help his friend who had been injured in the fight and went to sit on the officer's porch. >> up next, don't pick your lottery numbers in illinois that's because the illinois lottery is suspending all powerball and mega million in the state because of the ongoing budget crisis. lottery officials say the change is temporary and will take effect on saturday. >> does senator ted cruz have a twin? well, this picture of him and chicago cubs owner tom ricketts freaking people out. the two look so similar people have had people walking up to him thinking he was ted cruz hashtag separated from birth. >> wow. okay. iconic movie memorabilia has
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the r2 r2-d2 droid. no word yet though on who bought that. >> wow. what would you do with r2-d2. where would you put him. >> this married couple go back to preschool. one day little matt declared his love for laura and said he would marry her one day, 20 years later, that declaration came true. in an instagram post matt said he was enamored with laura as a child. he proposed where it all began at their preschool classroom. that is the sweetest story ever. >> i love it. 5:20 is the time. coming up, should people be paid for simply being alive? we'll examine the growing debate about universal basic income. >> and a woman angry at the quality of her breakfast sandwich files a lawsuit against a popular food chain. >> in the break, live look across the
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right now it is 5:20 and it is 66 degrees. we're back after this. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> time now is 5:23. how would you like to get a paycheck every month without having a job? it's called universal basic income. support for the idea is growing around the country. critics argue a guaranteed income is not only socialist but defeatist. >> the challenge i think for public policy is to make sure that workers are equipped to work in the new kinds of jobs that the economy is creating, to make sure that workers are supported in their aspirations to work. >> senate debated the issue back in the 70's t lawmakers eventually voted against
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some studies showed work ethics improved. >> dunkin donuts coming under fire for its steak sandwich a woman suing because part of the steak and egg sandwich is technically a beef patty mixed with preservatives and fillers. the woman says she feels cheated by how the steak and egg is marketed. she argues dunkin donuts is profiting off of false advertising since customers are charged 50 to 60 cents more for stake. >> target taking aim at amazon with its next day delivery service called restock. target is activitying it in the minneapolis area. customers can fill a box with up to 45 pounds of stuff for a flat fee of $4.95. amazon charges one dollar more. >> ♪ >> we're just a day away from our next zip trip tomorrow friday june 30th we'll be in stafford virginia. we'll be outside the rouse swim and sports center on mine road. we have a lot of fun planned for you. holly will be out there, allison will be out there,
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we hope you will be out there. we look forward to seeing you. >> ♪ >> so our question as always is, what's the weather going to be like in stafford tomorrow morning? >> weather's going to be great. >> good. >> weather is fine tomorrow, no rain no, anything -- was it last week. >> it was a little dreary. >> it got better the second half that of zip trip. this time again it's gorgeous, summertime temperatures coming back later on this afternoon. here we go with 90's and in a string of 90 tree days here in the d.c. region. let's get you right to it. 67 degrees outside right now. humidity is not there yet. still feels rather comfortable outside. winds coming out of the south will change that as we head through the course of the day. humidity starting to creep back in and certainly by the time we get to zip trip friday tomorrow morning you will notice a more humidity in place. satellite and radar showing a few clouds coming across this morning. from time to time today we will certainly see some clouds come across but they will mix with some sunshine and that sunshine will help warm things up. 80 degrees b
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partly cloudy skies. by 2 o'clock, more of the same sky-wise up to 86. by the time we get to the 5 o'clock hour temperatures headed for those 90's here local again all around the region upper 80's low 90's for highs today. that's a check of the forecast. erin como back this morning with a check of your traffic. >> 5:26. things waking up but not enough to cause any big slowdowns just yet. this is a live look at the 14th street bridge where taillights are starting to get a little bit more crowded. as you can see traffic is flowing freely. then trend continues from the beltway through that point. let's switch over and so i was different view of the area as we forward our cameras. 295 it's the southbound side that's starting to deal with a little tap of the brakes past eastern avenue closer to pennsylvania avenue. but not enough to cause any major delays just yet. northbound side still looking good. top of the beltway also quiet through college park. 270 southbound as you get to the beltway is also looking really nice right now. not seeing any issues there. i'll let you know if that changes but that trend continues the entire stretch of the beltway. by the american legion
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problem free through annandale. i'll let you know if that changes. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. good news is metro rail line still on time as well. pretty good day so far holly and maureen. >> we'll take it as long as it lasts. thanks erin. metro workers are planning to thank you for your service. >> and scientists finally confirming something most of us already knew about the heat and happiness. >> hm. as we head to break, let's go ahead and take a live look across the d.c. region as the sun's coming up, heat will be on, right? it's going to be a nice summer day today. 5:27 is our time right now, 66 degrees right now, pretty pleasant at this early hour. fox5 news morning back right after this. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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today is thursday, june 29th. >> we've got erin checking roads, pretty quiet so far. good news there. we've got mike with his eyes to the sky and it looks pretty good today as well, right mike. >> pretty quiet weather-wise as well although we will be heating things up later on this afternoon, temperatures more summer like headed for the 90's. hey, erin. >> holly said sit its really quiet right now so let's enjoy this beautiful friday eve traffic while it lasts. back to you. >> that's right. fingers crossed it stays that way. thanks erin. thanks mike. let's get right to the morning's top stories at 5:30. we've been following breaking news from the district. d.c. homicide detectives on the scene on 46th street northeast. that's where a man was that found shot to death around 12:20 this morning. police have not said who the victim is. investigators do have a lookout though for the shooter. however, the description is pretty vague. >> want to take you to breaking news overseas. top cardinal at the vatican will take immediate leave after being charged whip sexual assault. cardinal george spell pope francis' chief f
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adviser charged in his native australia with what's called historical sexual assault offenses. meaning the alleged abuse took place many years ago. in a news conference this morning, pell denied the charges and said he looks forward to his day in court. pell has faced criticism in the past for mishandling cases of clergy abuse when he was an archbishop in melbourne and sydney. >> president trump's travel ban goes into effect tonight. the 90 day ban applies to people from six muslim majority countries to enter the united states people from those countries must have a bona fide relationship with a person or entity already in the u.s. the new guidelines indicate that essentially anyone who is not an immediate family member will not make the cut. the supreme court allowed the ban to take effect while also saying it will hear arguments about the ban in october. >> also new this morning, homeland security announcing new screening rules for flights coming into the u.s. from overseas. this includes increased screenings of passengers luggage and the
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using new technology including ct scans at some airports to get passengers through security a little quicker. the enhanced screening protocol will impact flights from 280 locations. these changes are set to take effect within 120 days. >> ♪ >> 5:33 right now. let's get to some more developments stemming from allegation of grade fixing in prince george's county public schools. it's a story fox5 has been staying on top of since we first broke it more than a week ago now. >> the county's naacp chapter is now asking the county's executive not to renew the contract for schools ceo dr. kevin maxwell. the request comes after the state board of education voted to begin an investigation into the allegations. >> melanie alnwick live in upper marlboro this morning with more details. good morning, mel. >> reporter: good morning and that also comes after school ceo dr. kevin maxwell was reappointed for a second term by county executive rushern baker. that happened back in march and that also made dr. kevin maxwell the superintendent -- the only one to reach
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term in more than 25 years. the county school board at the time applauded the reappointment of dr. maxwell saying continued growth of the school system is best served with him at the helm. now after those allegations of grade fixing and records manipulation the prince george's county naacp wants to put ahold on the second term. its members are asking county executive baker to call dr. maxwell the interim ceo until the state investigation is completed. in the letter naacp president robert ross says dr. maxwell doesn't have the confidence of the community parents or students and that the problem would be made worse by in their words continued tolerance of dr. maxwell's unbridled conduct. now, speaking to fox5 for the first time since four board members brought their complaint to the governor dr. maxwell strongly denied the allegations and said he welcomes an independent investigation. >> and i don't disagree with investigating 'cause again i want to resolve this matter. there is no systemic corruption, nothing from me or anyone who is on my direct
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that they should do anything illegal. >> reporter: now even though dr. maxwell has been reappointed he does have to sign a new contract. that new contract is due on july 1st and the terms all have to be worked out and it would be for another five years at the helm of the prince george's county county school board. we did reach out to county executive rushern baker's office to see if they had any response to the naacp letter but none to us so far. live in prince george's county, i'm melanie alnwick, fox5 local news. >> 5:35 right now. and we have a developing overnight story from northern virginia. vre confirms normal service will resume on the manassas line this morning. this after a 13-year-old girl was hit and killed. the teen who attended lake bask secondary school was playing with her cousin on the tracks. sources tell fox5 the kids could hear the train coming and the cousin was that able to jump to an opposite track but the girl was too scared and tried to
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>> in the in the the ntsb trying to investigate what led to an accident that left 2csx workers dead. for some reason they crossed the tracks and that's when they were struck and killed. >> ♪ >> 5:36 is our time right now and, well, it was fun while it lasted. >> yeah. it was enjoyable. it was nice to open the windows up at times. >> it was really incredible. but you know what, what's coming our way is not horrible. it's just summer. >> and a lot of people love it because now they can get out into the pool in the afternoon. if that's what you like all the power to you. i don't like it. dulles 63, bwi 63 degrees. again, it's going to be a pretty nice day here today. we will have a little bit more clouds from time to time than we had yesterday which is good. you know, you need a little break from the sun from time to time. still going to need the sunscreen if you're headed out to the pool. still going to have some sun later on thisft
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the the heat is back. tomorrow back in full force humidity as well. could pop a storm in the afternoon. good news zip trip is stafford, virginia will get off without a hitch. just be a little bit on the warm and humid side. all right, that's a check of the weather. erin is back with traffic. >> i am and i've just been looking through all the cameras and maps at 5:37 to make sure nothing is going on and still nothing is going on. it's really quiet and pleasant around the area. problem free in virginia, the district and maryland right now. no issues in crofton or greenbelt. things looking nice inside the beltway in silver spring. outside the beltway we're in great shape. route one looking good. we're not seeing any issues on 17 your secondaries looking really nice as well. dale city to the beltway same story. if you have any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. metro is also on time. holly and maureen. >> thanks erin. coming up on fox5 news morning, science is now confirming something most of us already knew about the heat t and
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>> new study suggests is your intelligence and iq cool determine how long you live. >> let's look live across on the d.c. region. another live picture of the white house as the sun comes up on this thursday morning. 5:37 is our time. we're at 66 degrees. you're watching fox5 news morning. don't go anywhere. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> ♪ >> 5:40 is our time right now and yoga could be more dangerous than you think. research found it can actually increase existing injuries. the injury rate from yoga is nearly 10 times higher than úhas previously been reported. before you hit the mat make sure you talk about any preexisting pain with your yoga teacher. >> higher iq during childhood could help you later in life. researchers say it's associated with a lower lifetime risk of major causes of death. the study looked at several factors that influence results such as age sex and socioeconomic status. there was no link between childhood intelligence and death and cancers not related to smoking. >> do you get cranky when you're hot? mike thomas? turns out there's something it. researchers at northwestern say when it's hot and muggy we get tired. that makes us more irritable. researchers found people
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about others when it's uncomfortably hot outside. >> is the converse true when it's cold. do you care more about people -- >> probably more nurturing when you're cold. >> give me heat any day. >> we're most nurturing when it's sunny and low humidity. that happened this past week. now it's over. >> 5:42. 5:42. coming up. betty white is finally a member of the academy of arts and sciences. >> art turning some heads. >> it is 5:42, 66 degrees. we are back with more fox5 morning news after this. >> ♪ >> this is my song, bad liar selena gomez. love it. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> oh. >> let's see it. >> oh, my god. >> hunh ♪ >> there we go. the moves are on. >> i love it. >> you know what. >> i was going say can i do my burger king joke? what did bruce lee order at burger king? remember that one. >> look at mike. he's like hm. >> i don't get it. >> you don't get it. >> he ordered a whopper. >> you don't get it really?
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burger king? a whopper. oh, never mind. >> we'll explain in the break. meanwhile i have to say mike you're always handsome but you're looking particularly handsome today. did you get your haircut today. >> i got the snip-snip done. >> are we talking about your hair, though? [laughter] >> i am talking about the hair. >> which snip snip are you talking about. >> shout out to the guys at the barbershop everybody there. they watch us every single day. they were on last night, the evening news was on last night when i got a haircut. >> you do really look handsome today. >> thank you. >> you're welcome. >> all right. >> let's do it. >> whopper, let's get to it. someone is going to explain that to me in the commercial break. 90's back later on this afternoon. humidity creeping back in as we head through the next couple of days. yeah, i'm sorry, i don't get it. staying hot through the weeken
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force as we head into the weekend as well. maybe a hit and miss thunderstorm. best chance of storms all weekend long is going to be second half of your day on saturday. that will be the day you really have to keep an eye out. temperatures around the region right now still aren't that bad. 67 d.c. mild start but not a lot of humidity out there just yet. 62 for manassas. culpeper hanging i don't and to 50's as well as winchester this morning, frederick also at 59 degrees. 65 for annapolis. 64 at leonardtown. satellite and radar showing more clouds out there but still relatively quiet. no big time rain makers headed our way the next few days. again not until saturday afternoon do we really have a chance for thunderstorms here in the d.c. region. high pressure heading off the eastern seaboard is going to kick up a southerly flow. it will be getting hot later on this afternoon. gone will be the low 80's, back will be the upper 80's lower 90's later on today. dewpoint-wise that humidity level later on today it will be a little noticeable. by the time we get to tomorrow that's when it starts to kick up towards uncomfortable and
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into the weekend as more humidity streams in. it's a big holiday weekend here in d.c. scattered evening thunderstorms during the day on saturday. that's your best chance of rain. sunday we could still pop one but sunday now looks drier than it did yesterday so some good news there. if you're headed to the beach to spend maybe an extended weekend there for the fourth of july saturday and sunday hit and miss storms especially saturday once again temperatures in the 80's. water still cool d-67. holiday looks good, 85 degrees. locally at home 90's the next several days. again best chance of rain on saturday. we'll clear it out a little bit early next week but keep the 90's around. that's a look at the weather. erin unusually quiet on the roads. maybe everybody is headed to the beach. >> maybe everybody is taking a four, five or six day weekend for fourth of july. we have a crash. i do agree with holly and maureen your hair does look very nice at a. >> thank you. >> eastbound seven crash cleared at loudoun street. they were quickly able to clear it out of the way and right now seven looking good because of that. 270 building delays to
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just a little blip of yellow. hearing delays are from 80 to urbana as you pass the truck scales. not terrible delays. 70 in frederick still looking good. as we take a wide view of this thursday morning you can see that 50 is backing up through cheverly from 202 to 295. 295 southbound from 50 just down to eastern avenue a tap of the brakes from congestion but things in riverdale park looking good. metro is on time. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. holly and maureen. >> thanks erin. 5:49 is the time. and right now anti-semitic fliers are popping up in neighborhoods in northwest d.c. this time is not the first time pamphlets like this have appeared in that area. they appear to be from a white supremacist group. d.c. police say they are aware of the fliers and they are investigating it. >> heads up if you ride metro's red line. a new project will that disrupt service for at least a movement metro is testing a tunnel waterproofing technique.
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trains will single tracking every week night between friendship heights and medical center starting at 9 p.m. red line train service will also be suspended on both tracks for four consecutive weekends between july 15th and august 6th. shuttle buses will replace trains between were grosvenor and friendship heights. the project ends august 11. >> if you take metro this afternoon you'll likely see staff out thanking riders for their support during safe track. nearly 700 metro administrative employees office workers managers and other nonoperation staff will be out at all metro rail stations today. they're going to be handing out thank you notes and include a small token of appreciation offered by a metro partner. >> happening today, the d.c. council will hold a public hearing on the so-called fair elections act of 2017. now, if passed, the bill would ensure local politicians committed to their constituents and encourage local politicians to spend more time with voters. today's hearing begins at 9:00 this morning at the wilson building. >> 5:50. let's take a look at the stories you
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the most this morning on social media with our realtime news tracker. >> first up on what's hot on the web today, senators are seeking a military ban on lab products which is a moscow based cyber security company because of fears the company is vulnerable to russian government influence. recently fbi agents visited homes of their employees in multiple cities. in order for the ban to happen the senate and the house would have to pass a bill and president trump would have to sign it in order for it to be law. >> arkansas man filmed himself running his car into a newly placed 10 commandments statue at the arkansas state capitol. he then posted the video on facebook. tate read has a history of destroying property. back in 2014 he destroyed a 10 commacommandments statue in oklahoma. >> former redskins player clinton portis allegedly that he wanted to kill hisated- investors after the loss of his money that drove him into bankruptcy. he says he had that planned to confront one of the investors back in 2013 until a friend actually talked
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according to portis' banking filing notes he lost $11 million after dealing with investors. the money he lost was intended to take care of his mother and children. >> the academy of motion picture arts and sciences revealed a list of new members. actress betty white is 95 years old and started her career in 1939. additional invitees include viola davis debbie allen and el fanning. >> check out these ballers. this might be my favorite story. the san diego splash part of the san diego senior women's basketball association which welcomes teams made up of women ages 50 and older. the splash is the oldest team in the league, the whole squad is ohio river valley 80 years old. one of the players says, hey, if you can stand up and move your legs you're welcome to join the team. >> i love it. showing us how it's done. also trending this morning author michael bond has died at the age of 91. bond is best known for his popular children's character paddington bear. he tied tuesday at h
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after a bout with a short illness. he published his first book in 1958. paddington bear would store in more than 20 books a 2014 feature film with a sequel current in production. the books have sold around 35-mile oncopies worldwide translated in more than 40 languages. >> new statue has some people crying foul. the 5-foot tall golden statue is simply the words real fake. over the past year that spot has been the scene of many anti-trump demonstrations. city officials say the message of placement is not a political statement just a coincidence. chicago tribune says it was built in 2013 even before trump ran for president. >> more than 1,000 young men and women will become members of the naval academy's class of 2021. they will receive uniforms medical examinations hair cuts and learn how tom salute. >> so it
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plebes. it is that time of the year, time for the annual music on the mall series. the event features performances by a wide variety of local artists. you have a chance to enjoy it every tuesday and thursday noon to 1:00 through july 25th. >> the first weekend of the smithsonian folk life festival begins today. the festivalological explore american identity and creativity. this is the event's 50th anniversary. the folk life festival runs through july 4th. >> i think i covered 47 of them. >> quite a bit of them, right. >> we are just one day away from our next zip trip. tomorrow, friday, june 30th we'll be in stafford virginia from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. we'll be specifically outside the rouse swim and sports center on mine road. we have a lot of fun things planned. i'm going to be out there, allison is going to be there, tucker is going to be there and of course we would love for you to be there as well. >> ♪ >> and let's go ahead and say hello to our facebook fan of the day. ooh, pretty
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morning maria. you really do -- mesmerizing beautiful eyes. she was nominated by her mom. >> she says maria wakes up every morning to watch fox5 before work. thank you maria. we hope you have a wonderful day. for your chance to be the facebook fan of the day post your picture below the lovely maria's picture. i know you are captivating people with your eyes every day. makeup is on point, too. >> gorgeous. >> all right, mike thomas, let's go ahead and talk about the weather. >> yeah, why not. we got summertime temperatures returning later on this afternoon. you've been waiting for that em to come back for the pool or the beach or whatever you're headed. they're sticking around for the next at least five to seven days here. daily allergy report for those allergy sufferers out there. just know grasses is little bit up today compared to yesterday. they're at the moderate level. pollen sufferers beware. trees mold and weed still on the low side s nats taking on the cubs one more time at
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4:05. temperature around 90 degrees. it's going to be a hot one. just a couple of passing clouds from time to time certainly a summer feel out there. let's get you to your fox5 accuweather 7-day forecast. heat returns later on this afternoon, 91 degrees here in d.c. friday chance of a pop-up thunderstorm in the afternoon but zip trip in the morning to stafford virginia is going to be fine. towards the mountains of west virginia you could pop some thunderstorms in the afternoon, kind of more widespread. here in d.c. much more hit and miss. our best chance of rain will be saturday afternoon at 90 tree90 degrees. best chance saturday. headed into next week let's look at the fourth of july. 93 degrees, hit and miss storm possible but for the most part that's a try day. that's a check of the forecast. erin como is back with traffic. >> 5:56 and seven eastbound crash blocks a shoulder by east loudoun street. all lanes opened. still seeing green on the map. no major slowdowns. i can show you elsewhere. things looking good on nine as well. not seeing any issues there
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time. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. we'll keep you updated through your 6 o'clock hour. we'll be right back here on fox5 news morning. beautiful sunrise there. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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today. it comes as at department of homeland security is trying to beef up security at a number of airports globally. we're live at dulles international with how this could impact you. >> also breaking overnight one of pope francis' top advisers now the highest ranking vatican official ever to be charged with saint barnabas. a response from the vatican and the cardinal involved. >> first though a live look outside on this thursday morning. it's june 29th. get ready for a heat wave to settle in today. weather and traffic on the 5s at 6:05. good morning, i'm allison seymour. >> and i'm steve chenevey. by heat wave you mean back to normal. >> back to what it was, yeah. >> it is almost july. welcome to fox5 news morning, first up developing overnight in the district one man dead following a shooting. this is the 800 block of 46th street. no word on who the victim is. police have a lookout for the suspect but the description pretty vague. prince george's county police investigating a deadly shooting that happened in forestville


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