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>> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> today on fox5 news morning a high stakes game of tit for tat. north korea fires back at president trump calling his warning a load of nonsense. >> not enough evidence. prosecutors saying no charges will be filed against the d.c. police officer accused of killing terrence sterling. now sterling's family is vowing to fight back. >> looking live outside right now. th
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some sun. we're talking about temperatures in the low 80's. >> good morning to you. thank you for joining us. i'm maureen umeh. >> and i'm wisdom martin. today is thursday, august 10th. it is also the first day of school for students in rappahannock county and winchester city. >> wow, okay. mike thomas talking about our weather for this back to school day for some students t erin como is look, at the roads. mike, what's the headline. >> hey, guys, today a lot like yesterday for most of us. could pop a shower out to the west but here in d.c. just a few more clouds around, highs in the mid 80's. hey, erin. >> pretty pleasant thursday morning commute so far. we'll take a look at those metro rails see if they're shaping up as nicely as the roads next. >> let's get you caught up. tensions escalate as north korea indicates it's getting closer to an attack on gaum. >> the regime put out new statement responding to president trump's threat to bring fire and fury on the nation. fox5's melanie alnwick live outside the white house with the latest on that. good morning, mel. >> reporter: good
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and though he's not in the white house president trump's words are certainly raising tensions in washington. north korea pushing back strongly in a statement with more threats calling president trump senile and saying "it seems he has not yet understood the statement. sound dialogue is not possible with a guy bereft of reason and only absolute force can work on him. "in that statement the general in charge of north korea's rock of command says his country would finalize plans by mid august to fire four missiles at gaum then wait for the command to strike resulting in" historic enveloping fire. "those threats coming in despite of president trump's warning to north korea and a promise of fire and fury in retaliation. trump went further on twitter wednesday boasting of america's nuclear might. foreign policy analysts say the heated exchanges are very dangerous. >> we're in a very dangerous situation. not because the north is going to attack the united states outright but because w
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two inexperienced bombastic leaders that could stumble into nuclear war. >> reporter: un secretary general said he is very troubled by the increase in confrontational language. meanwhile on gaum the governor there says that this is the third or the fourth time that north korea has threatened his island nation and while people are concerned, there is no panic. live outside the white house, i'm melanie alnwick, fox5 local news. >> thank you mel. 5:03 is the time right now. yet another sign that the investigation into the trump campaign connection into russia is heating up. federal agents raided the home of the president's former campaign manager paul manafort. agents walked away with tax documents and foreign banking records. manafort is cooperating. >> the debate over healthcare reform has a new twist this morning president trump wanting to know what's the holdup tweeting "senator mitch mcconnell said i had excessive expectations but i don't think so. after seven years of hearing repeal even plac
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done ." that tweet followed a comment made by mcconnell who suggested expectations were too high. the commander in chief has expressed his frustration. >> ♪ >> a d.c. police officer will not face charges in the deadly shooting of terrence sterling. last year officer brian trainer shot and killed sterling after he tried to getaway from a traffic stop. the incident was put into question because trainer did not turn on his body camera until after he fired his gun. prosecutors announced yesterday there was insufficient evidence to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that officer trainer willfully used unreasonable force. sterling's family plans to fight that decision. >> we are now going to pursue justice in the civil arena and the sterling family is hopeful and faithful that we will be able to achieve some measure of justice in the civil arena but unfortunately the criminal justice system has let us down
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>> the sterling family has filed a $50 million lawsuit against trainer the metro police department and the district of columbia. today at 7:30 the sterling family attorney will join fox5 to discuss at the latest developments in this case. >> it has been one year since a devastating apartment fire and explosion at the flower branch apartments in silver spring that killed seven people. tonight at 8:00 a vigil will be held to remember the victims. investigators believe a gas leak in a meter room caused that blast. last year a lawsuit was filed on behalf of the victims claiming washington gas failed to perform routine inspe inspections. >> this morning d.c. mayor muriel bowser will unveil the design for the new frederick douglas memorial bridge. construction of the bridge is the largest project in the history of the d.c. department of transportation. it includes replacing the 68-year-old bridge and the reconstruction of the suitland parkway i-295 interchange the unveiling will begin at 11:00 this morning. >> ♪ >> time right now is
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that means it's time to check in with mike thomas, talk about the weather. i got to say you a pretty surprised when i walked outside this morning 'cause it wasn't too bad. >> not bad at all. a lot like yesterday morning. a little chilly in some of our suburbs. few more clouds this afternoon than we had yesterday afternoon and for those living far out to the west, winchester, cumberland maryland you could pop a shower maybe this afternoon but here in d.c. baltimore i believe we keep it dry all day. satellite and radar -- satellite and radar -- temperatures outside cool and comfy, 69 in washington but look at gaithersburg, 58 as you start your day. 59 at dulles. out to the west winchester 54, martinsburg 56 its another comfortable morning with low humidity. again, enjoy them because we do have humidity starting to creep back in later on tonight that will last through the weekend and into early next week as well so again enjoy giving those ac's a break while you can. satellite and radar showing clear skies overhedda. again a few more clouds this afternoon but still a pleasant day. 86 degrees. winds out of the south and east again will start bringin
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shower out to the west but for most another pleasant thursday afternoon. that's a check of your weather forecast. over to erin como now for traffic. hey, erin. >> on-time traffic brought to you by toyota. visit buy a for special offers. >> a crowded look at 60 eastbound by sudley road. you can see a lot of headlights coming toward us even throw it's pretty dark and quiet. as you make your way from 234 prince william parkway through 28 in centreville, volume is increasing but not enough to cause any big slowdowns. this is a live look 95 by prince william parkway. southbound side very, have quiet right now.& northbound side volume picking up slightly. not enough to cause delays. same story south that of point from fredericksburg into stafford. hov main lanes looking pleasant. things in alexandria looking good in old time on all of our secondaries. the rest of the beltway commute looks great. and we're not seeing any problems on 270. all metro rail lines on time
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right now except for ongoing track work impacting the green line. a closer look at that next. back to you maureen and wisdom. >> thank you. coming um on fox5 news morning in just a few days you'll have yet another chance at winning a nearly half billion dollar jackpot. >> more young americans were being diagnosed with cancer and doctors say they don't know why. >> heading to break with a live look across the d.c. region its 5:08 and 69 degrees. we're back after this. >> ♪ >> ♪♪ you each drive a ford pickup right? yes. i'm going to show you a next generation pickup. awesome. let's do this. the bed is made of high-strength steel, which is less susceptible to punctures than aluminum. stronger the better. and best of all, this new truck is actually- oh my... the current chevy silverado. it's the chevy summer drive. get a total value of $9,600 or, get 0% financing for 60 months on this silverado all star. find new roads at your local chevy dealer.
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>> ♪ >> time right now is it 5:08. new this morning a lot of fuss in the nation's capitol after an unarmed russian aircraft was spotted flying low over the u.s. capitol. the pentagon and other sites. the surveillance was cleared by the u.s. government under a longstanding global treaty which allows unarmed planes to observe activity in the member nations. the treaty is meant to foster transparency about military activity and also help monitor arms control. >> we're just learning about two cuban diplomats being asked to leave the united states. the ouster happened after a group of diplomats were attacked with a sophisticated sonar weapon that caused severe hearing loss. it's not clear exactly who attacked the diplomats. >> new video shows the coast guard rescue of a navy pilot off the florida keys. the f5 tiger fighter jet was participating
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operations when the pilot ejected and the jet crashed into the ocean. coast guard crews were able to pull the pilot to safety after spotting an emergency smoke signal. the navy says they are investigating the cause of the crash. >> well, we may never know the psychological condition of the wife of the pulse nightclub shooter. prosecutors asking for the psychological evaluation report of noor salmon to be sealed. they say they want to safeguard sensitive information. salman has pleaded not guilty to helping her husband omar mateen carry out the pulse attack. 50 people were killed including the gunman mateen. 50 others were injured. >> th parents of a teenager found dead inside a gym mat have been ordered to pay legal fees to the people they once accused of being responsible. kenneth and jacqueline johnson filed a lawsuit accusing two brothers of killing their 17-year-old son kendrick. investinvestigators: the judged the johnsons admitted under oath they had no evidence to support their claim. they have bee
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$292,000 in legal fees for the other two boys. >> alarming spike in deaths from colorectal cancer in one specific demographic. researchers analyzed nearly a quarter of a million records from the national center of health statistics and they found deaths from colorectal cancer appeared to increase for young and middle aged white americans but not for african-americans or other races and they have no explanation as to why. now, the team says that this data raises questions whether colorectal cancer screening guidelines which recommended screenings start at age 50 should be revised. >> coming up on fox5 news morning, wal-mart coming under fire because of what was included in its back to school sales. >> and an appeals court says you do not have the right to record public officials in public. >> heading to break, a live look across the d.c. region. it's 5:11 right now and it's 69 degrees. fox news morning back after the break. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> here is a look at the stories we're sharing with you today thursday august 10th. no charges will be filed in the deadly shooting of terrence sterling. last year officer brian trainer fatally shot sterling. that officer says sterling was trying to get away from a traffic stop. the officer's account of the incident was put into question because he did not turn on his body camera until after he fired his gun. on wednesday prosecutors said there was not enough evidence to prove officer trainer willfully used unreasonable force. sterling's family has filed a lawsuit against officer trainer the metro police department and the district of columbia. the sterling family attorney will join fox5 to discuss the latest developments in the case. >> the u.s. state department standing by the president in agreement that north korea's threats to fire four intermediate range missiles against gaum are increasingly troubling and warned what the president has warned will be a
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response of fire and fury. the regime called the president's threat a load of nonsense. >> the big powerball jackpot rolls over once again. no one got the $207 million jackpot. tthe next powerball drawing is saturday. that jackpot is up to $356 million. if you can't wait for the weekend the mega millions drawing is tomorrow. that jackpot is up to $382 million. >> with all that money i would not care about the weather. >> no. >> but since i don't have it, let's do a live look outside right now. >> you can pay to fly yourself wherever you want. >> that's right. >> to my winter home. >> you can bring your friends. >> let's not get carried away, all right. >> he's still contemplating even the family. >> let's keep it 100 right now as in 100 million or more. >> come
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>> i can i go -- mike i got you. >> it's going to be another beautiful day today once again for most of us much one exception out to the west. few more clouds and possibly a shower this afternoon out to the mountains. i'm talking like winchester martinsburg cumberland. those locations could see a shower today but they're also waking up to nice temperatures t martinsburg 56, dulles 59, gaithersburg 58. d.c. and annapolis it's 69, two of the warmer spots. that's mostly because they're close to the water. 61 for leonardtown and fredericksburg p-manassas good morning 55. hey, culpeper we're out there tomorrow morning, 58 degrees as you start your day. satellite and radar showing clear skies around the region but you see that little bit of energy. not expecting all the shower activity to make it over west virginia but this will start to throw some clouds in our direction and again a shower or two can't be ruled out. high pressure working its wale north and east pushing a little bit of on-shore flow today. that's why we'll have a couple more clouds around here in d.c. as well. but mostly out to the west
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shower risks are. kind of very spotty here. noing too widespread. today's highs around the region 86 degrees here in washington, quantico 85, manassas 85, dulles 86. very comfortable mid 80's. humidity doesn't really start to roll back in until later tonight and then you'll start to notice it more tomorrow that kind of that summertime feel starting to come back a little bit more. definitely in for the weekend. let's take a look ahead here. humid conditions back, temperatures much closer to where they should be, probably mid to upper 80's around the region both saturday and sunday. mix of clouds and sun. slow moving storm system will keep things unsettled. we'll have the chance of showers and thunderstorms each day but neither saturday nor sunday is a washout. you'll just have to keep your guard up both days for those passing showers and storms. fox5 accuweather 7-day forecast t-86 today. 85 for zip trip friday. any showers tomorrow should hold off until the afternoon hours. again, weekend we just mentioned a little unsettled, 87 both days. next week monday big question mark is what are we dealing with the in the tropics. we'll talk more about that
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we'll clear it out towards the middle of next week. that's weather. erin is back with traffic this morning. >> you got it mike. right now 5:17 on thursday morning. thing picking up a bit on 270 on the main lanes local lanes looking good. no major slowdowns just yet down towards the spur there connecting you to the beltway. north of that point more congestion by the truck scales. once up get to the beltway this is the inner loop taillights lie colesville road outer loop really pleasant conditions from 95 in college park all the way over as well and the beltway not dealing with any problems inner loop or outer loop close to baltimore-washington parkway. let's go ahead and switch it over and show you a look at our maps. wide view looks nice, no problems on 52 and from kent island millersville is quiet. anne arrundel problem free. looking good on four. don't forget ongoing track work impacting the green line. branch avenue and suitland stations closed through the 20th. shuttle buses replace trains between naylor road and branch avenue. aside from that the rest of your metro rail lines are ron time. i'll let you know if anything else pops up or
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any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. maureen and wisdom. >> 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. >> wal-mart apologizing after wal-mart appears mark guns as back to school items. >> as the new school year approaches more bus drivers are neede in pennsylvania. school transportation companies are facing a driver shortage. 22 percent of companies call it severe and 5 percent say they're desperate for drivers. >> the eighth circuit court of appeals rules that americans do not have the first amendment right to film police or any public official in public. the court filed the opinion last month and it stems from a lawsuit brought by a man who had numerous run ins with police for filming them making arrests on the street. the pin appa
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court rulings. >> ucla quarterback josh rosen taking some heat after he spoke some harsh words but obvious truths about college he said that school and football just don't go together and it's like trying to work two full-time jobs. he was speaking about the notion that college football is a multibillion dollar business. a lot of debate on that one. >> i have to agree with him on that's a whole bunch of -- >> any student athlete, you're doing a lot, a lot. >> it's ridiculous yeah. >> coming up, a new security warning about the chip in your credit card. >> krispy kreme has a sugary way for you to enjoy the upcoming solar eclipse. >> a live look across the d.c. region. it's 5:20 right now. and it's 69 degrees. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> ♪ >> time right now is 5:22. keep a close eye on your credit cards because there's a new glitch which could put you at risk. the tiny chip in your card could fall out and may be used by thieves to get your personal information. some customers didn't realize the chip had fallen out because they could still use the card by swiping them. credit card companies say if you have concerns about your card to call them immediately. >> mortgage giants fannie mae and freddie mac will continue to use what many consider an outdated system.& the use of fico system will be in place for at least two more years. congress and homeownership advocates lobbied fanny and franny to drop older fico numbers. >> soon you'll be able to catch oprah winfrey at the supermarket. she
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to launch her own line of refrigerated soups and side dishes. the new brand o, that's goodwill offer comfort foods with added vegetables like mashed potatoes and cauliflower. if oprahs had her name on it why could it be wrong. >> chocolate lovers listen up. krispy kreme is going dark for the eclipse. okay. for the first time krispy kreme's glazed doughnuts will be covered with a chocolate glaze to coincide with the solar eclipse. you can get an early taste on saturday and sunday august 19th and 20th. >> i do not like chocolate doughnuts. >> i'm not a fan either. >> i don't like fancy doughnuts. leave them like they are. >> me too. i like the sour dough kind of one that's plane.
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>> anyone from krispy kreme that's watching don't listen to these haters this morning. bring those doughnuts my way, i will take care of you. >> i'm not saying we wouldn't give them a try. i'm just saying -- >> i love chocolate doughnuts. chocolate on chocolate on chocolate. it's good. >> a little too much chocolate mike. >> just remember while you're eating that doughnut mike sexy doesn't make itself. >> sexy is what sexy does, wisdom. >> thank you. preach from the mouths of babes. >> where did you get there from. >> i don't know. >> just came out, right. >> got high thin clouds out there, winds are calm. it's another pleasant morning. satellite and radar showing mostly clear skies outside. you see a little bit of shower activity in west virginia. that should stay t-, or southern portions of west virginia coming out of kentucky that should stay off to the west for the most part today. it will give us a little bit more cloud cover and again maybe a shower to the mountains to the west but here in d.c. we should keep it dry. lots of sun through the morning at least, 79 degrees. 2 o'clock few clouds starting to pop up
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84 degrees. more clouds by 5 o'clock, 85 degrees. daytime highs today about 86. nats back in town. they whooped some butt yesterday. should be another very pleasant night for baseball. there's your highs today. 86 here in washington. 85 in manassas and quantico and fredericksburg. again, all around should be a beautiful and feeling good kind of august day. all right, that's a check of the forecast. over to erin now for traffic. >> 5:26. we do is some breaking metro news for you. could be slowdowns if you take the red line because of some late clearing track work. that's causing single tracking between tack ma and silver spring. that's in addition to the green line track work. this is ongoing project through august 20th. branch avenue suitland stations and the green line remain closed. shuttle service replaces trains between naylor road and branch avenue. from our rails as we take a look at our roads pleasant conditions for this thursday morning. inside the beltway we're not seeing any problems in the northeast section of the district. things looking good in
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problem free on 395 through alexandria as you get toward the pentagon you're in great shape as well. no issues on 66 and things looking good on the dulles toll road. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. wisdom and maureen, back to you. >> coming up on fox5 news morning, it's back to school time for some our region which means thousands of stressed out parents. >> or is the stress lessened now that they're going back to school. the home of a former trump adviser raided by federal agents. >> live look across d.c. 5:27. 69 degrees. back in a moment. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> a high stakes game of tit for tat. north korea fires back at president trump calling his warning a load of nonsense. not enough evidence. prosecutors say no charges will be filed against the d.c. police officer accused of killing terrence sterling now his family is vowing to fight back. and the powerball and mega millions jackpots inch closer to a combined total of more than half a billion dollars. fox5 news morning starts right now. >> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. good morning to you. thank you for joining us. i'm wisdom martin. >> and i'm maureen umeh. today is thursday august 10th. it's also the first day of school for studens in rappahannock county and winchester city. >> all right. erin como is watching the roads, mike thomas
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good morning to you both. >> hey, guys, good morning. nice beautiful start to the day, feeling good once again this morning. sunshine this afternoon. highs in the mid 80's. hey, erin. >> green line delays single tracking on the red line. pretty quiet right now. >> thank you both of you. we're check in with you in a few. if you're just getting up with us this morning, north korea calls president trump's warning a fire and fury a load of nonsense. that's part of a new statement out today. north korea adds it is moving ahead with plans to threaten the u.s. territory of gaum. it claims it will launch four missiles toward the pacific island. >> the debate over healthcare reform has a new twist this morning. president trump wanting to know what's the holdup tweeting "senator mitch mcconnell said i had excessive expectations but i don't think so. after seven years of hearing repeal and replace why not done ." earlier senator mcconnell said president trump doesn't get how d.c. operates and
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too high. the president has repeatedly expressed frustrations for republican lawmakers coming up empty. >> another sign the investigation into president trump's campaign connections to russia is heating up. federal agents raided the home of the president's former campaign manager paul manafort. agents walked away with tax documents and foreign banking records. manafort served as manager of the trump campaign for five months last year. a spokesperson says manafort is cooperating with authorities. >> there are new developments in the investigation of michigan congressman john conyers. the house ethics committee is extending -- expanding its investigation. the committee said it needs more time to go over information about conyers from the office of congressional ethics. there are accusations that conyers paid his former chief of staff for work she didn't perform which would be a violation [inaudible] severance package. the family of terrence sterling the unarmed black man shot and killed by a d.c. police officer last year says that they are
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justice in his death. >> that pledge coming after the announcement that officer will not face prosecutor in the case. it's a major development. fox5 was first to break it yesterday. fox5's annie yu live this morning at third and m streets with the details. good morning, annie. >> reporter: good morning, maureen and wisdom. no charges for d.c. police officer brian trainer. prosecutors say there was insufficient evidence after conducting multiple interviews and reviewing multiple photos as well as surveillance cameras. now, hours after the announcement yesterday, some gathered here at third and m where the incident took place and you can see a mini memorial set up there. we have also learned that mayor muriel bowser as well as the d.c. police department are calling for that officer's resignation. now, it was nearly a year ago in the early morning of september 11th that 31-year-old terrence sterling was shot by officer trainer. officer trainer was a passenger in a police cruiser and the they were following sterling's motorcycle. the officer that
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told investigators that sterling had been driving erratically and what happened during the traffic stop was put into question because officer trainer did not turn on his body worn camera until after shooting terrence sterling once in the neck and once on the side. >> to ignore race would be to ignore the facts and the sterling family is it not going to ignore the facts. i suspect that the public will not ignore the facts. the facts show definitively that terrence was unarmed, that he was shot in the back and that there was a camera that was nearby and none of us have been given access to that camera. >> reporter: now sterling's family as well as their attorney say this fight is not over. the sterling family has filed a $50 million lawsuit against officer trainer, the police department as well as the district of columbia. and the u.s. attorney's office says that sterling has tested positive for thc. that's the ingredient that you find in marijuana. they also tell us that he
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a blood alcohol level that day of .16, w which is twice the legal limit here in the district of columbia. they also tell us that the driver of the police cruiser that night was suspended for 20 days. he has served those 20 days, the 20 day suspension and so that is the very latest regarding the incident that happened here but officer brian trainer facing no charges. that's the very latest here from northwest, annie yu, fox5 local news. >> and the sterling family attorney will be here on fox5 late this morning to talk more about that case. 5:35. potentially hundreds of jobs up for grabs if you want to work at d.c.'s new waterfront neighborhood. a fair will take place from 9:00 until noon at the meade center for american theater at arena stage. 30 businesses involved with the wharf will be there looking for fresh faces to employ. >> the big powerball jackpot rolled over again. no winner in the
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12, 30, 36, 47, 62 and the powerball nine. the next drawing saturday. the jackpot up to $356 million. if you can't wait for the weekend, the mega millions drawing is tomorrow. that jackpot $382 million. >> that's what's up. oh, yeah. our ship is coming in fellows, i can feel it. >> all right. >> 10 more dollars down the drain. >> i know. she can feel it. i hope she's feeling it right. >> i hope she feels like sharing. >> well, you know, i'll break you guys off a piece. >> don't hold your breath on that. >> you know what, i stopped holding my breath long time ago. i bought the $10 drawing you get like 10 numbers. >> just one. >> like to add insult to injury. >> i just wanted two dollars. >> let's keep on playing and see what happens. >> that sounds like a terrible strategy. more money down the drain. beautiful afternoon, though. nice day to buy some lottery
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again, mostly sunny skies for most of us. more clouds moving in the second half. here's satellite and radar. little bit of rain coming out of kentucky into west virginia. you'll have some scattered showers out to the west today. here in d.c. we could keep it -- we should keep it dry with just a few showers -- i'm sorry, just a few clouds from time to time. messing up this morning. reagan national 69, dulles 59, bwi 60. low humidity to start. here's your two day forecast. things are changing tonight and tomorrow. few clouds later today, 86 degrees but that's a pleasant 86. tomorrow more humid, 85 with a chance of showers and thunderstorms more likely during those afternoon hours. all right, that's a check of the forecast. erin is back this morning with traffic. >> and right now as you make your way out in maryland, we do have a crash on 70 westbound. two right lanes blocked at maryland 97 roxborough mills road. caution there. we could start to see some delays pop up as you make your way toward the millersville area. give yourself a few extra minutes
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we're tracking metro delays this morning. late clearing track work single tracking on the red line between takoma and silver spring. delays in both directions there. we'll let you know as soon as things get back to normal but this could definitely slow down the red line. also ongoing green line delays from ongoing track work. if you have any questions erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. wisdom and maureen. >> coming up on fox5 news morning where and how you grow up play a huge role in your health as an adult. >> and it's back to school time for some our region which means thousands of stressed out parents. >> all right. we're going the break right goit now. time right now 5:38. back in a moment. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> ♪ >> welcome back to fox5 news morning. today is thursday august 10th. it will be another great day to get outside and enjoy that some sun. temperatures in the 80's. mike thomas will talk about your forecast. we have a preview of possibly a rainy start to the weekend. he's going to talk about the zip trip, too. >> zip trip, rain don't do it. we need a dry morning tomorrow. 5:41 is the time. let's get you caught up on more news. studies show children from disadvantaged families are born with a higher risk of heart related illnesses. researchers at the american heart
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artery walls of children from poor families. >> more news in the fight against the opiod crisis. at least 17 states are moving to limit the number of opiods doctors can prescribe. the hope is that this will reduce the number of patients getting addicted to opiods which will lead to a decrease in overdoses. >> the number of men having strokes is going down but strokes are appearing in more women. researchers collected data on more than 1 million people in ohio and kentucky and they and found that out of 7700 people that had a stroke nearly 60 percent were in women. >> students getting ready to head back to school. parents if you're feeling stressed you're not alone. a new study revealing what parents worry about the most when the school year starts. researchers surveyed thousands of parents and more than 60 percent said packing their children's lunch causes them the most stress. that worry came before getting kids up and dressed. it also beat out homework. >>ha
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>> really. >> my goodness, just every day you pack something it comes back home and i'm like what did you eat all day. >> that's the least of my worries. homework is at the top of my list. >> good i'm here working maureen to pay my bills, i'm the one out here working at 3 o'clock in the morning who you think packing the lunch. the mrs. >> this guy. a war of words between wisdom and maureen. no, this is between north korea and the united states leading to new concerns for the olympic games. >> and here's a question for you. would you pay more than $500 for a pair of socks. >> i'm not getting caught up wwith this one with you. >> a fashion house is betting you. >> it's 5:43. i give them a sandwich an apple and a juice box. chips if you're happy. back after this. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> 5:46 is the time, maureen, as we take a live look outside. >> are we still beefing. >> beefing? who's beefing. >> we were. >> about what. >> lunch. >> are you buying lunch. >> i can if that makes you happy. >> maureen is buying lunch. >> trying to go with the beat. >> okay, you're doing pretty well.
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saw me in the club doing that. >> i'd walk away. >> most people do. >> they do. poor mike. okay, so since i'm buying lunch today as we head out what are we going to expect? >> outdoor lunch is good, walking weather is good. going to be another beautiful day here in d.c. >> mcdonald's for all. let's do this. >> why not. plenty of sunshine to start of t going to be a beautiful start. we'll get a little bit more cloud cover as we roll into the afternoon and then those evening hours as well clouds going to kind of continue to filter in today. maybe a shower out to the west today but better storm chances here locally as we work our way into your day on friday. more friday afternoon and evening for these and then weekend remains unsettled as well. no washout but at least the chances of showers and thunderstorms each afternoon. temperatures outside comfortable. 69 here in d.c. look at it 50's once again north and west waking up to a cool start, frederick 57, 59 dulles. manassas 55. culpeper here we come tomorrow morning, 57 degrees at this hour. you'll be a little warmer tomorrow but you should be
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again, showers tomorrow mostly in the afternoon. satellite and radar showing clear skies overhead to start the day. look at this little area of showers coming out of kentucky into west virginia. that's what's going to give you shower chances out west today. few and far between and then some of that cloud cover is going to come across here in d.c. as well. high pressure also pushing off to the north and east means a little bit more of an on-shore flow. locally we do keep it dry. shower chances mostly out to the west in the highland. 86 degrees your daytime high today. few passing clouds from time to time. again, very spotty shower to the west but generally a nice pleasant day here, low humidity one more time before things really kind of ramp up as we head into the day tomorrow humidity-wise. weekend-wise feeling like summertime humid upper 80's around the region which is where we should be for august. a slow moving but poorly organized storm system is going to give us a chance of those showers and thunderstorms each afternoon. no washoutsly i wouldn't really cancel any weekend plans. just keep your eye on the fox5 weather
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track some storms during the afternoon and make sure you stay out of the way. 87 degrees both saturday and sunday. if i had to pick a day i'd say showers and thunderstorms probably more likely on saturday than sunday but each day will feature its own little chances and will have its own little challenges with it. fox5 accuweather 7-day forecast, again zip trip friday morning is fine and then in the afternoon we'll watch scattered thunderstorms. evening commute timing on those. next week rain possible monday depending how the tropics shape up. we'll talk about that as we head towards the next few days. tuesday and wednesday things clear out. that's weather time. don't know what's going on over there but erin is back with traffic. >> you don't want to know but we have a lot going on on the roads. i'll tell you about that. that's the important stuff for this thursday morning. a tractor-trailer blocking the right shoulder. this is 66 on the eastbound side by 28 in centreville. traffic is slowing a bit past that point. some congestion by 234 sudley road as well. use caution there. good news is all lanes are opened. big mess right here 95 northbound by prince william parkway. we have a crash and then taking out a center lane. traffi
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side but it's really starting to back things up as you try to get through dale city factor in at least 15 extra minutes. you'll need that extra time to get through the hov lanes becabecause of a rubberneck del. crash on 70 westbound. two right lanes blocked at 97 roxbury mills road. metro single tracking. green line shuttle service. thanks maureen and wisdom for the biggest laugh i've gotten this morning . it's a good day you guys. >> we'd share but we can't. >> the embattled director of the d.c. veterans affairs hospital is back on the job. brian hawkins was fired last month for mismanagement. his ouster follows reports of missing equipment and dirty conditions the at the hospital. earlier this month a judge ordered the va to temporarily rehire hawkins it
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began much the appeal could stretch on for months. >> american civil liberties union suing metro. comes after the transit agency took down controversial ads from various political groups. some of the ads were from groups like a woman's healthcare collective. peta and conservative commentator miloian know his. metro says it has had policies since 2015 and they say they intend to vigorously defend their commercial advertising guidelines which they say are reasonable and viewpoint neutral. > did you see this? because take a look. right over in the right corner ttop of your screen it's a massive anti-trump demonstration within viewing distance of the white house. a inflatable chicken with golden hair similar to the president's on the ellipse. we talked to the organizer about the message he's trying to. >> it means that the president is too of a tra toyed release his tax returns too afraid to stand up to putin and playing a
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north korea. seems kind of bizarre and signs of a weak and insecure leader. >> this isn't the chicken's first appearance according to d.c. the chicken appeared before and during the big tax rally in march. >> time is 5:52. let's take a look at the stories you're engaging with the most this morning on social media with our realtime news tracker the. >> and first up we're only six months away from the 2 201 2018 fear and anxiety looms because of the game's location. they'll take place in south korea 40 miles away from north korea. this comes as north korea continues testing ballistic missiles and rising tensions between them and the united states. >> tents set up in quebec and have lighting and heating to accommodate up to 500 people. many are haitian asylum seekers afraid of losing their deportation protections under the trump administration. >> tv is coming to facebook today. kind of sort of. the social network is
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watch which would bring regularly scheduled programming to facebook but so far the shows announced are ones that most people haven't even heard of. this is an attempt to push facebook past the news feed to a new social media frontier. >> it's been a battle cry for nfl coaches players and fans for many years. make referees full time. they created 24 full time referee positions. since the league was established the positions have been part time t lawyers dairy farmer even a high school principal. the nfl is the only pro league without full time referees. >> how much would you pay for a pair of socks. >> i'd say five dollars. >> gucci selling a pair of fancy footwear for $520. the socks are completely covered in multicolored sequins. >> that's comfortable. >> they may be high fashion but they look pretty impractical. imagine we going to the basketball court with that. >> never. now shorts sequinned like at
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>> really? you could see me wearing shorts like that at the basketball court. >> you would be fabulous. time is 5:53. also trending this morning calvin harris is the highest paid dj in the world according to forbes, the scottish musician made $48.5 million. >> spinning records. >> right. where did i go wrong? between june 2016 -- don't answer that and june 2017. harris' earnings came from las vegas festival performances and producing pop hits such as hits with katy perry and farrell williams. >> seems like magic mike can't resist dancing. channing tatum spotted dancing in north carolina. wow. he posted the video on his facebook page saying nothing better than a dance party. tatum also thanked his dance partner beatrice. magic mike star stopped in for some gas on his way to ashville. >> that is so much fun.
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look at beatrice getting it. get it, get it, yeah. oh, that's fun. all right, we are just one day away from our next zip trip. tomorrow morning we will be in culpeper, virginia. tucker is going to get things started for us around 6:00 a.m. kevin and i are going to join him a little later. fox5 morning crew will be there until 11 o'clock so please come out. we would love to see you, culpeper virginia. come out and represent. the zip trip is for you. 6:00 to 11:00 friday. >> time right now to say good morning to our facebook fan of the day. hello to amir abdullah. today is his seventh -- i was going to say 74. that would have been bad. forty-seventh birthday. happy birthday to you. >> dapper amir was nominated by his fiancé carmen. she says he's a big fan of fashion as you can see and watches fox5 every day to catch our weather reports. thank you amir and happy birthday to you, 47 never looked so good. >> look at that fresh goatee. fresh out of the barbershop. we should get him a
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$500 sequinned socks to go along with hits fashion. >> amir may be a fashion plate but even he knows that's fashion he could do without. >> happy birthday to you amir. speaking of magic mike, here's our magic mike doing the weather. >> you're the best. heart. all right. >> wow. >> hey, we're watching franklin. franklin was our first hurricane of the season. it's now pushed into inland in central mexico. weakened to a tropical storm. going to continue to weaken over the next 12 hours as it continues to push its way inland and then franklin will be done and we'll be onto had your next storm which will be gert wherever it may be. 86 degrees, storm chances increase tomorrow afternoon. weekend is unsettled but neither day is a washout. highs where they should be at 87 degrees. that's weather. erin is back this morning with traffic and tricky trip on the metro, right. >> that's right, mike. and we'll start you off with a look at 95 northbound. crash by prince william parkway 95 northbound
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some center lanes causing a pretty big jam-up about a 15 minute delay from dale city. watch out for that. 66 a crash involving a disabled tractor-trailer blocks the right shoulder by 28 in centreville. skyfox is going to check this one out. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. red line no longer single tracking. we'll take a look at those leftover delays during your 6 o'clock hour. some traffic picking up on the beltway as well. >> ♪ >> ♪♪ when people come to d.c., they think they know
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you have to live here to know, to feel the people, to feel the places, and most of all, to feel the rhythm of our city. we're pirates, painters, poets, and partier, sometimes all at the same time. we embrace the old and welcome the new. we like to experiment and defy the norm. we all love to sing, but we dance to different drummers. they say d.c. has no soul. well, we not only have soul, we have heart, and we show it every day. this is our town. these are our neighborhoods. and we love this place as much as you do. ♪♪
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>> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> straight ahead at 6:00 reaction pouring in overnight after fox5 learned no criminal charges will be filed against the d.c. police officer who shot and killed a motorcyclist. this morning, the family of terrence sterling still seeking justice. >> a load of nonsense, that's the response from north korea to the president's tough talk and this morning the north now putting a time line on its threats to attack gaum. >> live look outside on this thursday morning. it's august 10th, weather and traffic for you on the 5s at 6:05. good thursday morning, i'm allison seymour. >> and i'm steve chenevey. welcome to fox5 news morning. developing this morning the family of terrence sterling the unarmed black man who was shot and killed by a d.c. police officer last year says they are still seeking justice in his death. >> that pledge coming after the announcement that the officer will not face prosecution in this case. it's a major development fox5 was first to break yesterday. fox5's annie yu is live this morning at third and m


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