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we begin this afternoon with breaking news out of the district. d. c. police charged two men with stranging two of -- striking two of their own. 23-year-old dwayne taylor a
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22-year-old brandon figures- mormon face a number charges but assault with intent to kill is the most serious. one witness says the pickup truck barreled through the area striking another vehicle in the process. mikea turner has been at the hospital all day. she has the latest on everyone's condition. >> reporter: we're outside of med star washington hospital center. you can see a d. c. police cruiser behind me. all morning, all night we've seen officers coming in and out to check on the two officers that are inside right now. what we can tell you after this long and tough night according to the police chief, he tweeted that out early this morning. he says that one officer is in critical but stable condition. the second officer is expected to survive. that officer is in fair condition, and that's the same case for that traffic control worker who was also hurt during the accident. we want to take you to the scene where this happened in the 2400
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street northwest, adams morgan area, very busy area where witnesses say they saw this white pickup truck speeding through the area before slamming into this red trash truck. now all of this happened near the phil's coffee shop. the officers were on duty at the time. they were on bicycles. they were struck. a traffic control worker was also hurt during all of this. we spoke to some onlookers who stood by shaken. >> i looked over, and there was this white pickup truck doing excessive speed through the intersection, and then i heard this horrible screeching sound, and he stopped and he whammed into this trash truck that was there. >> it was sort of. >> police are conducting an investigation trying to figure out why and how all this happened. reporting from northwest, mikea turner back you.
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weather, rated d. c. east most accurate forecast. >> if you haven't been outside yet today, man, it is really nice. you want to kind of soak up today because as we head into the weekend it gets hotter and hotter and then by monday it's going to be pretty uncomfortable. your michael & son camera looking gorgeous, just a few fair weather clouds in the sky. temperatures 79 degrees, not even at 80 just yet. look at the dew point. 53, that is very low. we like that nice breeze out of the west. today's really perfect. maybe a little warm, but i've got to say compared to the mid- 90s in the community, this is a pretty perfect day. 75 for martinsburg. right now 77 for leesburg, and frederick you're at 76. this afternoon we're headed to the 80s. this is right on par with average temperatures for this time of year. tonight you'll notice it's a little bit warmer than it was last night, and that's just kind of step one. grab your sunglasses you
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need all the extra layers to want will be in the low 70s. the heat wave begins on sunday. what about any records are we going to break any. i'll break that down coming up in a little bit. make sure you have your wusa9 app with you. we can track any showers headed your way coming up on the seven- day forecast. this afternoon president trump meets with the president of romania and the two will hold a joint press conference but will certainly be asked about james comey's testimony on capitol hill. thursday mr. trump stayed off twitter all day yesterday, but back this morning he declared victory after comey testified before the senate intelligence committee. however, as mola lenghi explains, not everyone agrees with the president's conclusion. >> president trump broke his silence about james comey's senate testimony. he tweeted this morning, despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication, and wow, comey is a leaker. comey testified he told president trump he was not
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under investigation, but he also said the president pressured him to end the probe into fired national security adviser michael flynn. >> i was fired in some way to change -- or the endeavor was to change the way the russia investigation was being conducted. that is a very big deal. >> and comey asked a friend to pass along notes from that conversation to the press after he was fired. >> i asked him to because i thought that might prompt the appointment of a special counsel. >> cbs news has learned that president trump's personal attorney will file a complaint with the senate and justice department saying comey's leak was unauthorized and contained privileged information. >> we will leave it to the appropriate authorities to determine whether these leaks should be investigated along with all the others that are being investigated. >> lawmakers left thursday's hearing split about what it all means. >> president trump engaged in inappropriate and unethical behavior. >> whether it rises to criminality, you know, i think there's significant doubts. >>
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next week when staffers will interview president trump's son- in-law jared kushner, mola lenghi for cbs news the white house. >> it's hard to say what's going to come of comey's testimony. this can and probably will go in a lot of different directions. here are a few things we're likely to see happen. special counsel robert mueller will have to determine if president trump obstructed justice. comey laid out his case but lawyers say there's a higher standard to meet before charges can be brought against the president. trying to influence an outcome is not the same thing as having a corrupt intent. mueller and the intelligence committee will interview more witnesses and see if the tapes trump tweeted about really exist. most people believe they don't. ed ask is this the reason comey was afraid of meeting with trump alone, afraid trump would confront him with these dark secrets and alexander tweets,
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is this guy for real. comey is the laquearia blames trump? seriously. how dumb are these democrats. and how about this for another weird twist in the investigation of russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election. it appears russian hackers raided brittany spear's instagram account. allegedly a russian hacker company posted comments on her account but when scanned by specific computers those same messages gave directions on where to send stolen information. brittany and her team had no idea this was going on. she has 16.9 million followers and hackers love targeting these big accounts because it's hard to sift through all the fans to find the bad guys. she pleaded not guilty but there's no get out of jail card for alleged nsa leaker reality lee winner. the nsa contractor is accused of transmitting national defense information. yesty
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denied the 25-year-old bail after prosecutors suggested she may possess more secret documents. while in the officer, they say she download -- air force she downloaded the information to a thumb drive and that thumb drive has not been found. winner faces a maximum penalty of ten years if she's convicted. it was all about brexit. that's what voters are saying today after delivering a stunning blow to british prime minister theresa may and her conservative party in thursday's snap election vowing not to step down, may is pledging to form a new government with support of the largestdown political party in northern ireland. the question remains what is the future of brexit now? >> britain's prime minister theresa may took a gamble when she caused for elections. she had hoped to increase her party's majority in parliament strengthening her leadership. instead, it's deemed a disaster. the conservatives won the
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majority, and that's all that counts in british politics. may will have to rely on another party to create a government. >> and i will now form a government, a government that can provide certainty and lead britain forward at this critical time for our country. >> it is the biggest crisis in british politics in years, and the leader of the opposition labor party was quick to blame the prime minister. >> it was her decision to call the election. it was her name and she was saying she was doing it to bring back strong and stable government. >> instead britain's leadership has been weakened. >> that could impact the country's negotiations to leave the european union. it will be tough to get a good deal in brussels without a strong majority back home. >> this government will guide the country through the crucial brexit talks that begin in just ten days and deliver on the will of
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taking the united kingdom out of the european union. in order to do that may is expected to form a partnership with a small party from northern ireland to get the crucial seats her government needs. jane ferguson for cbs news london. >> since 1929 britain has only ever had three general elections that resulted in hung parliaments. first was the election of 1974, then in 2010, and now this one. monday marks one year since the deadliest mass shooting in u.s. history and orlando officials have declared june 12th will be orlando united day, a day of love and kindness. gunman omar mateen killed 49 people at the pulse nightclub there. while most of the nation may have moved on, many in the orlando community are frozen in time still processing the trauma of that night. a vigil to honor the victims is also planned for sunday. this year's capital pride weekend could be even bigger
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that's because organizers are trying to get the lgbtq community and their supporters to turn on numbers similar to january's d. c. march. this morning -- the annual pride parade is tomorrow. it steps off at 4:30 p.m. from 22nd and p. streets and then on sunday the equality march for unity and pride starts at 10 a.m. at i and 17th streets in northwest. you can get more on all this weekend's gay pride events in our area. check out our wusa9 app or website. >> ahead, men have breasts, too, it's a wake-up call for men and anyone else who believes breast cancer is only a woman's disease. >> and the drug to treat this girl's seizures has increased in price over 100% in just four years, and it's completely legal. there's a loophole that's gotten parents
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troubled. our special assignment unit investigates. prescription drug pricing tonight at 11 right here on wusa9. narrator: the washington post endorses dr. ralph northam. mr. northam would make the better governor. and virginia progressives agree. ralph northam is the only candidate who stood up to the nra after the virginia tech shooting. dr. northam led the fight to stop the republicans' transvaginal ultrasound law. ralph is a leader for education, expanding pre-k for thousands of families in virginia. ralph northam: making progress means taking on tough fights, and as governor, i won't let donald trump stand in our way.
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in today's health alert, breast cancer in men, it can be challenging fighting a disease that the majority of people still believe is exclusive to women. but the male breast cancer coalition reminds us all that men have breasts too and they can have breast cancer. knowing he wasn't alone made a world of difference to survivor and fighter kirby lewis. >> this is kirby lewis demonstrating how to play tr og ball, a game he created. >> the object is to flick the trog ball through an obstacle like a table top goal post. kirby calls it the ultimate game of imagination. in the game of real life he never imagined
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most often associated with women, but he soon learned. >> everybody can get cancer, breast cancer. there's no immunity to it, and it doesn't matter your age and it doesn't matter your status. men get breast cancer, too, and i'm living proof. >> kirby was 52 years old when he was diagnosed with breast cancer. he found it through an accidental self check. >> one night i'm lying in bed with my wife, and about 11:30 at night, and i sit up and i grab my chest because i'm coughing so severely, and when i did i noticed a lump. i immediately said honey, i think i've got a lump in my breast. >> joking about it, he and his wife quickly dismissed the possibility thinking it was probably a cyst, but what really surprised him was had his primary care doctor's reaction. >> when i went to my physician initially and said i found this lump, i
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cancer, he immediately dismissed it and said oh, no, you don't. men don't get breast cancer. it's very, very rare. you don't have it. >> but he did. it was stage 2, a mastectomy in 2012 removed his left breast. four years later a stage 4 recurrence. the cancer had metastasized into his spine and brain for which he's still being treated. kirby had no family history, no obvious risk factors except for the chemicals he might have been exposed to during his military service. passionate about the male breast cancer coalition's awareness mission, every chance he gets kirby urges men to be vigilant and take charge of their health because men have breasts too. >> 133 people a day die of breast cancer, and that's men and women. you know, if you happen to see an inverted nipple or if you have a knot that appears on your areola or
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investigate it. you have to be your own best advocate in your life. >> while breast cancer is 100 times less common among men than women, nearly 2500 cases of male breast cancer will be diagnosed this year and nearly 500 men will die from the disease. early detection of breast cancer and awareness are keys to survival for women and men. so don't forget to call your buddies today and remind them of that. with the weather heating up, a lot of you will be spending long hours by the pool but for parent it is can bring an added stress. drowning is the fifth leading cause of unintentional death in the u.s., and it can happen to even the most cautious families. luckily for one 2-year-old girl in michigan, floating tactics she learned in a swim class saved her life when she fell into the pool and no one was around to help. >> once it like registered what i was actually seeing, and i look and there she is, just doing her perfect float, you know, just like she learned how to do in class.
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she right now just knows how to not drown, and that's fine. that's all i need for right now. >> marlow learned her floating skills at a swim class for babies and toddlers. in class they learned how to roll on to their backs to float, rest, and breathe until help comes along. now wusa9's first alert weather rated d. c.'s most accurate forecast. >> i remember that. i was snorkeling and a woman lost her balance and pulled me further down into the water, and it was like oh, my goodness. curl into the ball, roll over and float until you get back together. >> it's that time of year. one time i was jumped off into a pool, and i came up and i couldn't breathe because i hit the thing and i went back under and i was like oh, no, where am i going o'find air. a lot of people are going to be at the pool this weekend. it's just going to be one
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it's our first big heat wave of the season. this is where you want to be, right? ooh, make some plans. people kind of took the day off and are enjoying their trip to rehoboth. if you are headed to the beach, you picked a great weekend. the water temperature is a little cool, into the mid-60s. we're slowly warming it up. 75 out at ocean city on saturday. we'll be into the 80s sunday into monday. a little warmer for bethany into the low to mid-80s. sunday will be rather hot. 88 degrees. good beach weather so enjoy it. now close to the home it is still going to be very hot today and hot through the weekend. we're at 79, but the great thing about today is the air is very dry. the humidity is in check. it feels great out there. it is not going to be the same on monday. monday you're going to be wanting to go to work and get inside the air-conditioning. it's going to be that uncomfortable. so for today we'll stay in the 80s for a good part of the
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it will be clear and comfortable tonight. tomorrow near 90 degrees. if we see a stray shower or thunderstorm, it would be on saturday. don't count on it, though but check the app. you can see how the sun -- if any are developing before you head to the pool. 95 on saturday, monday and tuesday will be just as hot. it's going to feel about 100 degrees monday and tuesday. that is below heat advisory criteria. need about 105 for that heat advisory. i'm advising you it's going to be hot. make sure you have air- conditioning and some water, especially for your pups too. monday and tuesday we're talking record highs for the daily number. as far as how hot is this compared to other -- we've seen warmer temperatures. we've easily been into the 100s. as far as a stretch 90-degree days, our longest stretch was 14 in june in 1994. rain chances are hard to find until mid next week. today 84 degrees. it's a
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i'm sure the barbecues will be up this evening. 89 for tomorrow, 95 on sunday, stays hot all next week. the nats are in town, and enjoy your weekend. we'll be right back after this.
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would you take an eight- hour uber ride through five different states. probably not. it was the only option for an nfl player when his overnight flight got canceled. buffalo bills cornerback took an uber overnight to try and get to his 7 a.m. practice on time. the fare for the trip $632. during the drive
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driver and football player shared life stories and became friends. >> he was like i'll take you wherever you want to go. i was like are you sure, we're going to buffalo new york. that's like eight hours. >> he's so friendly, so cool, he cared about me. he listened to my story. >> the uber driver got into practice at 6:57 a.m. leaving 3 minutes to spare, and for his time wright gave his uber driver a $300 tip. some players have been fined thousands of dollars for missing practice. >> you won't miss anything, we have one final look at the weekend forecast when we come back so stick around. restlessness... extreme anxiety...
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all right. today is gorgeous. have yo
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>> yes. >> it's warmed up. it's so great. 84 degrees. tomorrow is bring your pup to the park, make sure they are cool and comfortable. >> that's it for wusa9 news at narrator: the washington post
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make the better governor. and virginia progressives agree. ralph northam is the only candidate who stood up to the nra after the virginia tech shooting. dr. northam led the fight to stop the republicans' transvaginal ultrasound law. ralph is a leader for education, expanding pre-k for thousands of families in virginia. ralph northam: making progress means taking on tough fights, and as governor, i won't let donald trump stand in our way. creating jobs foreaner, reliour veterans... helping those in need save money on their energy bills. it takes 16,000 dominion energy employees doing the job. and now, dominioern engy is investing $15 billion to build and upgrade our electric and natural gas infrastructure... creating jobs now and for the future. across virginia, we're building an economy that works for everyone and dominion energy is helping power the companies that power our economy.
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>> scott: long night studying? >> sharon: i put in an extra shift at the crisis hotline. >> scott: same day as chloe's service? woman, you are made of tough stuff. >> sharon: you know, for someone so young, to feel so alone in the world, like death was the only answer, i -- makes me remember how lucky i am that i have so many supportive people in my life. >> scott: yesterday got to me, too. watching kevin go through all that, it's kind of got me looking at things a little different now. >> chloe: you're just gonna take this address, you're gonna meet me there, and you're not going to say a word to anyone. [ door opens ] >> paul: well, sorry that took so long.

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