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they were killed. good afternoon and thank you for joining us at noon. i'm andrea roane and the world is watching to see whether president donald trump decides to pull u.s. out of the paris climate accord. as weijia jiang reports from the white house, the president is is expected to reveal his decision later this afternoon. >> we are going to cancel the paris climate agreement. president donald trump is expected to live up to that campaign promise. sources tell cbs news that the president told senior advisors he will pull the u.s. out of the paris climate accord. >> you will find out soon. >> reporter: in 2015, former president obama and 195 countries formed the agreement that pledges to reduce carbon emissions that contribute to global warning. expect this is a thing where we are in it together. >> reporter: mr. trump discussed this with european allies at the g7 summit in italy last week. >> i could say that the u.s. will continue to take climate change seriously. the leadership that america
>> reporter: president donald trump will announce his decision this afternoon in the rose garden here at the white house. 25 major corporations urged him to stick with the agreement. they took out a full-page ad in today's "new york times" arguing the agreement generates jobs and economic growth and warning that withdrawing could expose the u.s. to retaliatory measures. in the past, the president called global warming a hoax and signed an executive order last month that would lift a 14 month moratorium on new coal leases on federal land. weijia jiang, cbs news at the white house. here are three key things to give the story perspective. as you heard, the obama administration played a big part in negotiating this deal, signed by nearly 200 countries including the u.s. and paris two years ago. under these agreements, countries promised
if the u.s. pulls out of the agreement, american would join syria and nicaragua as the only countries not supporting the climate change deal. the president will speak at 3:00 p.m. and cbs will air a special report and we will carry it live and on our mobile app. the man who perpetuated a scare at the trump international hotel faces a judge in about one hour. bryan moles will be formally charged and police arrested the 43-year-old man yesterday after they found weapons and 90 rounds of ammunition out side the hotel in his car. he reportedly told police he was a military veteran and suffers from ptsd. we are waiting to see if surveillance video will be released that could have captured the person who left a noose on the floor of the national museum of african- american museum of history and culture. it happened yesterday on the museum have not confirmed whether they have the suspect on video or not
the first incident like this on the national mall. a few days ago a noose was found at the hirshhorn museum. former naacp director and now gubernatorial candidate dan ellis spoke with bruce leshan last night. >> we have to move away from hate and toward hope. we've had two very disturbed young white men kill black men in the last six months. one in new york city, the black man in the street, and at college park, a student was killed. it was truly a story. >> nearly 1000 responses were received on the wusa9 facebook page. they wrote, hence the reason for the museum. some folks need to take the time to educate themselves. don't they have cameras in there? they should be equipped to find
>> wusa9 has this on the facebook page. the nba has an issue off the court with plenty of attention. cleveland cavaliers star lebron james is speaking about a racial slur spray-painted on his home in los angeles. >> i can't be home to see my boys. my little girl is too young to understand it right now. i can't be in front of my boys right now and i won't be home until next week. it's kind of killing me inside right now. >> looking into the vandalism in his california neighborhood, it may be looked at as a possible hate crime. during the nba season, his primary residence is in akron, ohio. the cavaliers taken the golden state warriors tonight in the nba finals. now, wusa9 first alert weather, rated d.c.'s most accurate forecast. if you haven't
outside after the news cast. it is that nice out there and we are getting great weather and not a lot of rain headed our way. we need a couple of days to dry out. 82 degrees with a quick warm-up and the wind will be breezy. this dewpoint, we love to talk about this, because it's a good indicator of your comfort level and all you need to know about the dewpoint is we are under 60 degrees and that means it's very comfortable out there. now, low dewpoint and nice humidity and late june or early july, august, it is upon us. the winds will be out of the west to usher in that dry air and with a nice afternoon and evening to enjoy because of it. 82 in manassas, 84
washington with temperatures a little too low as it is warming up nicely. what about rain? we have a couple of rain chances in the next few days and we will let you know how or when it will impact your plans. the wusa9 app, we will track no showers. a new perspective this afternoon on the orlando nightclub massacre. anna warner has the video and a caution. some of the images are graphic. [ siren ] >> reporter: the police body cam video shows officers racing to the scene of the nightclub shooting. >> shots in the background. >> reporter: they show what it was life from -- like from the officers point of view. >> heads up! >> reporter: they heard the shots. >> about 40 gunshot victims. >> reporter: they found a confrontation with the gunman, omar mateen, holding hostages. >> [ sound of gunfire ] get down!
and injured 53 people when he arrived at the pulse nightclub on that sunday, june 12th, 2016, carrying an assault rifle. [ sound of gunfire ] the three- hour scene ended when police stormed the building and killed him and after the incident, scott pelley spoke with the survivor from the shooting. >> the last thing my friend said was, please help me. [ crying ] help me. i've been shot and i'm going into shock. please help me. >> the sentinel reported there were 15 hours of footage from three police departments that responded to the shooting. chicago police have been wog
out a blaze at her furniture and electronics store. there are concerns the roof could collapse and firefighters are working to keep the blaze contained to just one building and protecting nearby homes and businesses. no reports of any injuries. a shooting inside a texas car dealership left a fugitive in two bounty hunters that were chasing him, dead. hena daniels has more on the wild shootout. >> reporter: this cell phone video captured the scuffle moments before a fatal shootout involving two texas bounty hunters and a minnesota fugitive. [ sound of gunfire ] police say at least 20 shots were fired inside this car dealership outside of dallas. employees and customers, including their children, ran for cover. >> there's been a shooting.
i'm hiding in the bathroom. please hurry! >> reporter: the suspect, ramon hutchinson, had been on the run for march when he didn't show up for court, wanted for assaulting a law enforcement officer, cocaine possession and a dui. minnesota bounty hunters tracked him to texas and called in a corpus christie tracker. >> we accept the fact it is a reality that you put yourself in a dangerous situation, daily. that doesn't make it easier to digest. >> reporter: garcia and the bounty hunter track him and his girlfriend to the dealership. >> we were told they were a federal agency. we thought they were plainclothes officers. >> reporter: the bounty hunters confronted hutchinson and he drew his pistol and then drop it and fought and the suspect grabbed the gun and began firing. hena daniels, cbs news. hutchinson and the two investigators died at the scene and no one else was struck by e
won't ring in 2018 with cnn. the network fired her from hosting the new year's eve show which she has done with anderson cooper since 2007. it is over the explosive photo of her holding a bloody severed head resembling donald trump. griffin later apologized in an online video admitting the image was disturbing and she went too far and it was not funny. 40 of the nations best young sellers -- spellers will battle it out at the spelling bee and national harbor. it started with 291 spellers on wednesday and among them knocked out was the youngest competitor, six-year-old edith fuller. she was one of more than 11 million youth who competed in earlier spelling bees in all 50 states. several nations where they are from jamaica
narrator:to do time is what is right. ralph northam. army doctor during the gulf war. volunteer director of a pediatric hospice. ralph northam. army doctor during the gulf war. progressive democrat. in the senate, he passed the smoking ban in restaurants, stopped the transvaginal ultrasound anti-choice law, and stood up to the nra. as lieutenant governor, dr. northam is fighting to expand access to affordable healthcare. ralph northam believes in making progress every day. and he won't let donald trump stop us.
causing painful muscle inflammation. she learned about it when her son marco, now 13, was diagnosed four years ago. >> initially, he had strep throat and we just thought he had a virus that affected him. he cried when he walked up the steps at school and we knew it was not normal. there was something more. >> it was sapping their son's strength and the diagnosis was made after four months. for michelle, it took 18 months to get answers for her son, james, at 2.5 years old. >> we went through this slowly. first, it was a rash that was misdiagnosed as warts and his muscles kind of fell apart on him and shortly after that he started falling. >> james would ultimately be diagnosed with juvenile mild dermatitis and now, there are challenges for both and they are responding to treatment. >> it's difficult at
you have to wear a hat and sunscreen and be careful where you go. >> there is no cure and it affects 1-2 children in 1 million and mostly girls. raising awareness and having pediatricians recognize it when they see it are the goals of the first d.c. walked to cure jm. >> i'd like to see these goals and most of them involve research. >> the one mile walk to cure jm is sunday, june 4th at the rio washingtonian center in gaithersburg, rain or shine. we have information on our website and mobile app. police in dallas thank the good samaritans who rescued an officer whose patrol car was hit and rolled into a creek. he is recovering from the injuries and several bystanders push the vehicle upright after smoke was coming from under the roof. >> we wanted to get him out of the car. when we saw the police, his arms were
he had some gashes in his forehead. >> they came to us in a moment of crisis. at times, we see the worst of humanity but we saw the best when they came together. >> the officer suffered a punctured lung and other injuries but will make a complete recovery and police are looking for the hit-and-run driver. a big congratulations to the newest recruit of the fire and rescue service. they will graduate, including 160-year old and this the largest class ever with 88 starting and 76 finishing. first alert forecast, and your color says it all. >> you couldn't ask for a better day. before we get to the heat of summer, let's enjoy it. meteorological summer begins today and hurricane systems
begin today. i posted on my facebook page a couple of things that are different compared to other hurricane years. we've already had arlene and now we will watch and wait for this one. it will be a more active season. it only takes one. it doesn't matter if there are one or 30. we will track them for you and have all the details. 82 degrees and it is simply awesome out there. you couldn't ask for a better day with low humidity uncomfortable temperatures and breeze keeping the community -- the humidity in place. 75 in martinsburg and these are current temperatures, gaithersburg at 77 and low 80s and it may be breezy today but no one is complaining that we have a nice little breeze out of the northwest. for tonight, into the 80s and when the sun sets, we get into the 80s. dog walking or your
, it will be really nice. tomorrow morning, we start off in the 50s. it will be cool, but temperatures will fluctuate back and forth. it's hard to find some rain. we have to go all the way over to find showers our way. it will be dry until probably sunday night. make some plans this weekend. it is going to be great. you may have had to alter some plans due to all the wet weather in may. not this weekend. a little breezy at times but the winds are out of the northwest with a few degrees cooler and spectacular. sunshine will hold and clear skies overnight. starting off into the 50s is your overnight low temperature. 9:30, up near 70 degrees with dry air and temperatures increasing pretty fast when the sun is up.
breezy and larger wind and i won't rule out a stray shower around sunset tomorrow with a little disturbance coming through. if you have evening plans on friday, the latest information says that if you see a stray shower, it won't arrive until overnight. your saturday or friday won't be impacted. saturday will be just as nice as any other day and on sunday, or by dinnertime or after sunset, much of your sunday, enjoy it. 82 tomorrow and 82 degrees through saturday. it may be a cool day as you track the showers later in the evening. breaking news. we have just learned that former fbi director james comey is set to testify on june 8th before the senate intelligence committee. former fbi director james comey is expected to tell the committee about his encounters with
welcome back to the news at noon. check this out. all of these bugs are laying eggs in costa rica. the egg laying frenzy was sparked by heavy rain the night before. it is that season for the leapfrog that began at the start of the rainy season and finishes in october. one frog can lay up to 67 eggs. not sure if any frogs are here but we have some new additions to the collection of exotic animals. a series of statues made from legos was installed
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