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ship collided with an oil tanker on monday. electronics technician second class kevin bushel from gaithersburg is one of the 10 sailors missing and believed to be killed. also kenneth smith. smith grew up in michigan but grew up to norfolk virginia. >> the president posted on twitter if they don't go straight to majority. majority leader manage mitch shot down on the idea when the president suggested it in may despite reports the two have gotten into that shouting matches both the president and mcconnell issued statements about their unity on key gop agenda items yesterday. >> president trump sending shock waves through the country with a threat of a government shutdown if he does not get funding for border wall. the president doubled down on his campaign promise to better secure the nation's borders during his rally in arizona hinting at a possible veto
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congress' spending bill did not include a wall along the u.s.-me-mexico border. the government will reach its borrowing limit in october. >> government shutdown takes at the eye off these bigger issues that are all about growing the economy and helping people improve their life and get better salaries. we don't want to see it. >> only have 12 working days to hash out a budget deal when they return from august recess. >> today jared kushner scheduled to meet with israeli and palestinian leaders to an effort to start the middle east peace process. this comes after a rocky start to his middle east trip. now n-response to the white house stopped providing financial aid to cairo the president said it was because of egypt's failure to improve human rights and democratic
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institutions. >> maryland couple terrorized 40 years ago by father william aitcheson say they are still waiting for a personal apology. in 197793 found a burning cross on their yard in college park. fox5 found documents that revealed aitcheson was responsible for that crime. he was convicted of a misdemeanor and butler sued aitcheson for what he d the priest was ordered to pay them $23,000 in restitution. they say they never got that money or even an apology from the priest. >> i went to the door and i saw it and it was just like, wow, you know, where did this come from? >> what did we do to put -- for him to put a cross in our yard. >> the arlington archdiocese says the father is open to meeting with them. >> turning to the latest from charlottesville. a white nationalist who pepper sprayed someone a day before the dead technological charlottesville protest has turned himself in. christopher cant well s
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self-defense. he faces three felony charges including using tear gas illegally. crews in charlottesville covered up two controversial statues with large tarps. the statue of robert e. lee in emancipation park and stonewall jackson in justice park. many cheered as the lee statue was covered. at one point a man was seen unsuccessfully trying to uncover the tarp. >> 1600 pennsylvania avenue is ready for its closeup. pictures of the new and improved white house finally debuted after a number of renovations that kicked off at the beginning of the summer. several rooms got a face-lift including the oval office where it was fitted with new wallpaper carpet and also furniture. some changes are not visible such as the upgrading of the old
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systems. >> a single massachusetts ticket won the $758 million powerball the largest grand prize won by a single lottery ticket in history. six others won $2 million. the lucky numbers six, seven, 16, 23, 24, powerball four. >> ♪ >> all right. 4:34 is the time. we're going to get to gary mcgrady. can we start about our weekend weather. >> we can always talk about weekend weather. we were talking about it yesterday. let's talk about it today. let's start this morning with temperatures so you kind of get an idea what's going on out there. we have temperatures 72 degrees. we have some clouds that have been kind of coming up from the south basically along the east. tother temperatures in the suburbs north and west a lot of lower 60's even cumberland ry
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i suspect before it's all said and done north and west we're probably going to have a couple of upper 50's is. obviously martinsburg at 60 degrees is not too far weigh from that. satellite picture shows those clouds i was talking about. give them a couple hours after sunrise and they'll burn off and then we'll end up with some pretty good conditions later on this afternoon. and really what happens today is that we end up with some pretty good sunshine, too, before it's all said and done. more clouds come in and there's at least a chance for some showers overnight tonight. so, we'll talk more about that as well and more on the weekend, too. who likes the weekend more than erin como? >> i don't think i'm alone in my love for the weekend, gary mcgrady. right now 4:35 and if you're just waking up bright and early this thursday morning here's a look at some construction slowing down the inner loop between georgetown pike and the legion bridge. outer loop looks good. watch for a little bit of rubberneck delay. we'll keep you updated on that. let's switch over to a look at our maps. 66 very pleasant inside and the outside the beltway. 95 from newington to the
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mixing bowl looks good. once you cross over 395 it's at speed. let's show you a look in southern maryland. problem free on 210, five and 301. inner loop in oxon hill looks great. none that of usual morning congestion yet n fredericksburg looking great as well. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. we'll keep you moving maureen and wisdom. >> coming up, a united nations panel issues a warning about racism in the u.s. >> and amazon's plan to take over the health food market just got a green light from the government. >> going to break right now. live look outside at 4:36. 71 is the temperature. back in a moment. >> ♪
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implement the ban. the white house will reportedly send guidance to military leaders ordering no new transgender admissions and the removal of any current transgender service member who is considered nondeployable anyone unable to serve in war zone take part in training or serve on a ship for months. the new rules will also order the pentagon to stop paying for transgender medical treatments. next up, the united nations is warning the u.s. over rhetoric it deems racist. the human rights panel says it was alarmed by recent incident of racial violence. it condemned the failure of top u.s. leaders to unequivocally reject and condemn the acts. it did ask federal agencies to investigate the root causes of racial discrimination. hundreds of colin kaepernick supporters rallied outside nfl headquarters in new york. united we
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has been complicit in ostracizing kaepernick. they want to discuss a policy to support on protect socially active players. the group has threatened to boycott the nfl and its sponsors if the meeting doesn't happen but the nfl said it would look to set up a meeting in the next few weeks with groups that have reached out to them. the nfl says united we stand declined the opportunity. amazon is one step closer to owning whole foods. opponents of the deal said amazon's online model would create unfair competition with every grocery store in the nation. and finally, pop star taylor swift announced the name of her sixth studio album along with a release date. reputaon
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stores wednesday, november 10th. she's going to drop her first single though titled "timeless" tonight. i'm going to try to do that same -- [laughter] >> i like that. there you go. thanks, holly. >> you're welcome. >> coming up, new pictures to show you of the white house renovations. >> safety first at the maryland state fair. what's being done to keep you safe on all of those fair rides. >> heading to break right now, live look across the d.c. region. it is 4:41 and just 71 degrees. you'll notice it's a lot cooler when you walk out this morning. feels good, though. back after this. >> ♪
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♪he would be a less wrinkly, and winning at life.♪ >> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> time now is 4:44. a look at the stories we are following for you today, thursday august 24th. president trump took another shot at the senate. the president tweeted that they are just waisting their time if they don't get rid of the legislative filibuster and go straight to majority. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell shot down the idea when the president first suggested it back in may. >> today interior secretary ryan zinke scheduled to reveal recommendations for the future of national monuments. zinke is reviewing public land. majority are larger than 100,000 acres each. zinke's report will suggest whether or not
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list. in the past zinke has expressed concern that removing the national monument status from some locations could lead public land vulnerable to development. >> 1600 pennsylvania avenue getting ready for its closeup. pictures of the new and improved white house finally debuted after a number of renovations that kicked off at the beginning of the summer. several rooms got a face-lift including the oval office. they were fitted with new wallpaper carpet and furniture. some changes are not visible though such as the upgrading of the old heat and air conditioning systems. >> don't quit your day job just yet because there's a new powerball winner this morning. the winning ticket was sold in massachusetts. the jackpot for last night's drawing reached $758 million t6, seven, 16, 23, 26, powerball was four. >> good morning to you. thank you for joining us. i'm maureen umeh. >> it is august 24th. it is also the first day of school in loudoun county at
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4:45. >> gary mcgrady is here, erin como is here. let's start talking about the weather. >> well, maureen is still here so that means that she didn't buy her lottery ticket in massachusetts. >> i'm telling you. one day my ship will come in. >> pretty good today. we do have some clouds on each side of the day today. a little bit this morning. i think a little bit later on this evening. maybe some showers happening overnight tonight. let's show you the satellite and radar together. all the rain is off shore. the front is down there but we have a little bit of moisture collecting coming up i-95. that will greet us in the form of clouds early this morning as we get out and get going but again we're all dry so we won't have to worry about anything falling from the sky this morning that would further compound the morning commute. 72 in town now. lolower 60's north and west. they have clear skies up there. close to 59 in martinsburg. i think some of those places will get in the upper 50's before it's all said and done and highs today upper 70's, low, low 80's. we'll get some sunshine in here, too.
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>> 4:46 right now and taking a look at our commute you can see the inner loop by georgetown pike traffic getting by despite the construction zone. should be cleared by about 5 o'clock this morning. outer loop very light volume. the rest of the beltway looks really nice. in college park problem free in largo in through annandale as well. let's look at our maps show you all the green in fredericksburg. no problems as you head to the aquia harbor. once you get north of that point let's see if we can forward our maps. 95 is also looking really good through dale city to the beltway. no problems as you make your way out on route one in that area. 66 really good conditions manassas to the beltway. traffic on the way to dulles reagan national and bwi is nice and quiet as well and not seeing any issues on 395, 14th street bridge. all area bridges are quiet right now. so if you're out and about early this friday eve or thursday morning commute you're in great shape. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. and maureen, i looked at my lottery tickets this morning, too, hoping for the best but again, we're not in massachusetts. back to you. >> we're all in the same boat
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together. better luck next time. 4:47 is the time. forced to vacate a condo building in temple hills maryland is empty this morning after the fire marshal deemed the building unsafe to live in. >> nearly 100 residents were only given wasn't day's notice to get out. fox5's annie yu is live at lynnhill condominiums with more on that story. good morning, wisdom and maureen. we've been out here for a few days covering this story. you can imagine tensions are still high but as you mentioned nearly 100 people were forced from their homes because the lynnhill condominiums the buildings were deemed unsafe by the fire marshal with horrible conditions. you have prince george's county police department in on this. they have been keeping watch overnight watching over these buildings. no one is allowed onto the property at this hour. we understand as of 9:35 last night, everybody was completely out of the building, all residents. now, yesterday all day social services were on hand to make sure the remaining r
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next few nights for more long term residence can be secured. that seems to be the main concern, where will i go after this is over. we were out here covering this around last year when management owed the utility company a million dollars. since then power has been on and off, residents complain about mice and rats, holes in ceilings, standing water, strong odors coming from the hallways and so these conditions were so bad that the prince george's county fire chief he made the call to evacuate all residents and of course are the police department out here helping to keep watch. now, management here says it's unclear right now when residents will be back allowed inside but they're working on keeping up with the fire code, making some safety adjustments but as i mentioned, i mean, tensions are running high here and many are not happy with being forced out on such short notice. >> tomorrow i com
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belongings. >> reporter: and will you have somewhere to sleep tomorrow night? >> if the hotel allows us to stay there, i guess we'll stay there until i can find a place. >> i understand what they had to do i mean for the safety issue. that's all understandable but put some humanity, work with us not against us. we want to -- you want us out we'll be out but give us a little more time, okay, that's all we ask. >> reporter: now, to we're told starting at 10 o'clock this morning until 7:00 tonight you will be allowed to get back on property to retrieve your belongings. again, 10:00 to 7:00 tonight but you have to value valid i.d. and proof of residency s annie yu, fox5 local news. >> developing this morning maryland and eight other states cracking down on climate change. the regional greenhouse gas initiative announced a new stricter targets for reducing carbon
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plants. it will put a cap on emissions at 75 million tons in the year 2021 which will decrease the amount every year by more than 2 million tons which adds up to about 30 percent. >> ♪ also happening today, the maryland state fair opens. it comes just one month after a deadly fair accident in ohio. organizers say they are doing all they can to assure everyone stays safe. all of the rides have been inspected and will continue to be throughout the duration of the fair. maryland's fair has a ride similar to the one that killed a man in ohio. >> this accident made our industry aware of an issue that maybe before we weren't as a wear as we should have been. >> 10 inspectors will check the rides daily. >> coming up, san francisco 49ers break down a gender barrier and make nfl history with their latest coaching hire. >> and here one second, gone the n
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>> ♪ >> time is 4:54. you may have missed the big news coming from the nfl. the san francisco 49ers have signed katie shores to work as an assistant coach this season. source is just the second woman to work as an assistant coach in the league. she's also the first openly gay coach in nfl history. she worked previously with the bills and the falcons. she is going to work as an offensive assistant and with the wide receivers. turning to baseball and what a crazy night, crazy, crazy night for dodgers pitcher rich hill. he had a perfect game going against the pirates in the ninth inning, the last inning until an error at third base. hill still had a no-hitter
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this. yeah, he became the first major league pitcher to ever lose a no-hitter with a walkoff home run. >> you are kidding me. >> oh, well. >> that's gotta hurt. >> that's life. >> that dude put it on the board for real. >> yeah, he put it on the board for real. >> i got your no-hitter right here. my name is harrison and you can go home now. look at him, he's showboating, too. guess what? we are two days away from celebrating just like that at our next zip trip. >> it's tomorrow, right. >> you know what, you're right. >> you're right. >> yeah. >> we are one day away from celebrating just like that on our next zip trip. >> that's how we're coming into town. >> that's how we're rolling. friday august 25th fox5 live in fredericksburg, virginia going to to be there 6:00 a.m. o 11:00 a.m. at the corner of william street and prince edward street in downtown fredericksburg. maureen is going to be there, steve is going to be there, mike thomas is going to be there as well. >> don't
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to enter go to now through august 27th. click on the contest link and register to be selected as one of the five finalists. finalists have to attend the zip trip finale in person and one lucky viewer will go home a winner. got to be 18 years or older to enter so get ready to ride in style. complete rules and online entry available at >> one day away from our next zip trip. >> 21 day away. >> what's up gary. >> what's going on? temperature out there right now in the low 70's here in town. we have some cl clouds that are developing out there. initially at least up and down 95 and off to the east i think you'll notice more clouds this morning. but back out to the west and northwest all is good and i still expect a lot of sunshine today. it will take a couple of hours to kind of burn some of those clouds off once the sun does come up so i guess as we progress through
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hours, it does get brighter and brighter but i think northwestern neighborhoods you guys stay bright all morning long. here's where we are today. 75 degrees or so at 11:00 a.m. i kind of -- a few a clouds around but a lot of sunshine. 2 o'clock 79 degrees. looks like late day into the evening more clouds return and there's a possibility of a few showers this evening and tonight. here's erin with a look at your traffic. >> 4:57 bright and early on thursday morning and so far so good. we had some earlier construction on the inner loop toward the american legion bridge but that's clearing out of the way. so far we're not seeing any big delays in falls church you're looking good in suitland. suitland parkway to my south capitol in great shape. we're at speed. riverdale park bw parkway at speed. 270 from 70 to the beltway you're clear. the spur looks good. route one, 95 and baltimore-washington parkway you can see all green all good. good. in fact to and from the baltimore beltway to the capital beltway like what i'm seeing there. i'll let you know if that changes. 295 at speed down to pennsylvania
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street bridge looks good. 695 both directions problem free. third street tunnel is cruising. we'll take a look at metro for your 5 o'clock hour as we continue. back to you guys. >> coming up on fox5 news morning, one of the organizers of a confederate rally in charlottesville has turned himself in. >> venezuela president maduro is asking pope francis help with president trump. >> it's 4:58 and 71 degrees. more fox5 news morning after the break. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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