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for a new weapon in the fight against covid-19. the promising pill, coming closer to being authorized. >> airline chaos. the delays for southwest passengers and a response from the airline. >> a red flag warning. the areas bracing for power shutoffs. it is monday, october 11. you are watching abc seven mornings, live on abc seven, hulu live in wherever you stream. >> we will start with a check of the forecast with meteorologist lisa arjun. >> it is windy out there. some debris on my way to work. that is the system dropping in from the sierra nevada. look at the fire from the bay area. 30 to 50 mile-per-hour gusts. here is our wind advisory throughout the day, today. even in the valley, san mateo
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and san francisco. 52 in san ramon. we will get windier throughout the day. right now, 23 to 22 mile-per-hour gusts. we are gusting to 20 in oakland. 21 in san mateo. a windy day out there. it will be sunny and brisk. much cooler temperatures today. >> overnight, the usgs is reporting a magnitude 6.9 earthquake along the southern alaska peninsula. this struck after 2:00 a.m. our time. there are no reports of any injuries and no tsunami warnings have been issued. we will update you on this as we learn more information. >> pg&e is warning about power outages because of high fire danger. here is a look at the pg&e map, showing areas where electricity could be cut today. napa and solano counties could
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be the first to experience outages, as soon as right now. alameda and contra costa counties are expecting to lose power alone -- around 5:30 this morning. sonoma county could see outages around 6:00. pg&e says though outages are likely, they are not certain. pg&e has reduced the number from 4000 customers affected to 2500. >> there are feelings of restriction and anxiety for pg&e customers dealing with the latest warning of power shutoffs. amy hollyfield is live with all of this -- more on all of this. >> we are at the base and it is calm here. the winds were in the higher elevations. even if you don't experience wind down here, it is in the higher elevations that pg&e is worried about. pg&e says the power shutoffs are lifesaving. they are a key positive -- key,
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positive part of firefighting but some residents do not see it that way. pg&e says the latest power safety shop will impact 4000 customers in napa, sonoma, contra costa and alameda counties. they are doing it because of dry, windy conditions, saying they are trying to prevent their equipment from sparking a fire. some say this makes life difficult. >> we are a little frustrated. just because we live -- just because we are on a well. if we don't have power, we don't have water. a couple of days of that puts us behind. then, we have kids. it is frustrating. we are over it. >> hardware stores are now low on generators, batteries and flashlights, as people prepare for the outage. the lights, they say, will likely be off until tuesday. so, that means some giants fans may be without power tonight and will be able to watch the game at home. -- will not be able to watch the
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game at home. if you have power, you may want to invite him over to watch the game. >> solano county could be one of the most affected by pg&e ease latest event -- pg&e's latest event. pg&e has been tracking the weather system in the county where wind speeds are estimate it to reach 50 miles per hour this morning. the battalion chief says pg&e is doing the right thing, shutting off power. the weather patterns were giving him flashbacks of the lmu complex fire. >> low humidity and high winds is the recipe of commendation -- combinations of things that increase fire spread. >> despite the support from the fire department, pg&e continues to face criticism from solano county residents as they prepare for their fourth psps of the year. you can keep track of real-time weather conditions wherever you live.
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it shows the air quality and seven-day forecast. you can find it by downloading the abc 7 bay area news app to your device. >> and antiviral pill made to treat covid-19 is closer to being authorized. merck applied for emergency use operation. the medicine is used to treat mild to moderate cases of covid-19 adults who are at risk of worsening to the point of hospitalization. clinical trials found the medicine reduced the risk of hospitalization or death by 50%. the fda will review the application. >> southwest airlines is dealing with another round of cancellations and delays this one. according to flight where, more than 300 flights have been canceled today and 175, delayed. this comes after hundreds of cancellations across the country over the weekend, including some in the bay area. tim johns was at oakland international, with the response from the airline. >> chaos and confusion at airports across the country this
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weekend, with southwest airlines canceling over 1800 flights over the past few days. some of those affected, also here in the bay area. d be cance ca had to spen southwest says them stems from bad weather and air traffic control issues. they tell abc 7 in a statement, we experienced weather challenges in our florida airports at the beginning of the weekend. challenges that were compounded by unexpected air traffic control in shoes -- issues in the same region, triggering delays and prompting significant cancellations for us, beginning friday evening. the faa has denied any current problems, saying there have been no major air traffic control issues since friday. despite the crazy week and for many southwest passengers, other airlines have not extremist issues to the same extent. on sunday alone, southwest canceled over one quarter of all their scheduled flights. that compares to less than 2% by
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american airlines. in a separate statement issued sunday, the union rep sending southwest pilots denied the issues were caused by the company's recent vaccine mandate. they say there are false claims of job actions by southwest pilots, currently gaining traction on social media and making their way into mainstream news. i can say with certainty that there are no work slowdowns or six outs related -- sick outs related to the vaccine mandate or otherwise. as of sunday evening, southwest flights flying out of oakland airport were operating almost as normal. the airline says it is working diligently to address remaining problems. that is still little comfort for some travelers. >> it would be nice if they answered the phone or, at least tried to get you to another flight. >> in oakland, tim johns, abc 7 news. >> the giants are gearing up for
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a pivotal game three in los angeles tonight. the in lds -- national league division series ships to southern california. the giants won game one. saturday night was a different story, the bats came alive for the dodgers. tonight's starting pitcher for the giants, alex wood, talked about his mentality. >> i love the atmosphere at this time of year. it is something that pushes you forward. you learn a lot about yourself this time of year. i feel like my stuff has been good. i am excited for the opportunity tomorrow. we will see what happens but i am looking forward to it. >> first pitch from dodgers stadium tonight is set for 6:07. >> the world championship pumpkin way off returns today. growers will bring their gourds to try and break the world record. the way in begins in just a couple of hours, around 7:00
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a.m. and it runs through 11:00. >> good morning to you. it did snow in sierra and yosemite. i have that on my twitter, if you want to check that out. we are looking at this system dropping down to the east of us. lisa: you can see the activity in nevada. it will bring us a lot of wind, which dries out the atmosphere. peak wind gusts between now and about 5:00 p.m. -- actually 3:00 p.m. and then again at 5:00 p.m. it is a good idea not to park under trees. we could see power outages. the trees are so drought stressed that it will not take much for the limbs to come down. the colors indicate the most likely area where we could see a fire start. check out how this spreads to the west, as we get into your monday afternoon. then, we get lighter winds overnight. tuesday, we are under critical fire whether.
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here is a look at the rest of the day, today. look at these wind gusts, anywhere from 30 to 40, nearly 50 miles our in the north. that will bring relative humidity below 10% in spots. a brisk day. breezy to windy. temperatures are much cooler. 71 in oakland. look for 70 in morgan and santa rosa. good morning to you, sue. >> good morning. the wind is affecting your drive. we have a high wind advisory. three bay area bridges. the phoenicia bridge, the antioch bridge and the bay bridge are showing gusty winds per we have reports of a tree down at one and terra linda. -- at 101 and terra linda. you can see how the wind is whipping around at the bay bridge toll plaza. get an extra grip on the steering wheel with debris flying around.
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>> the oakland police department will be part of a community meeting to talk about gun violence tonight. dan is hosting the virtual discussion. a number of city department will be there, including the department of violence prevention. >> abc 7 news is committed to building a better bay area. one of the key pillars they are focusing on is race and social justice. on indigenous peoples day, we are highlighting a group of native american women working to fight for their cultural heritage to get their life back. >> we are standing on the first
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quarter acre of land returned to us in 250 years. where we stand at today is part of a territory called chen. our relatives lost all all land and our connection to the land. even though we never left, our ancestors went through three waves of colonization and genocide. as we began to talk about these histories, people began to realize in the bay area, that a lot of people are still here. it means a gift in our language. land in the bay area is ohlone people are having to buy back their own land. it offers people who are not indigenous to pay an honorary tax, a way to live in reciprocity. people can go on our website and they can put in some very simple information great then, it will give you an estimated tax.
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many times, it is $68. the city of alameda worked withi us to change andrew jackson park. berkeley is the first city in all of the cities in the bay area to change their signage coming into the city, that says welcome to berkeley, ohlone territory. we hope that all of the cities in the bay area will work with us to change their signage as well. so much has been taken away. now, we are trying to give this back. walking onto this land reminds me that my ancestors are walking with me. >> they recently purchased a home for urban and indigenous people to live in. they raised $750,000 in one week to do that. we will share that. he on our story, at in observance of indigenous peoples day, several offices and businesses will be closed. that includes any agencies
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operated by the government like libraries and the dmv. most banks will be closed. post offices are closed and usps will not deliver mail today. >> william shatner is having to wait one more day to launch into space. due to unfavorable wind in the area, the blue origin mission that was scheduled to launch tomorrow, has been pushed to wednesday. the launch will take place on blue origins site near the town of vanhorn. the vehicle will carry william shatner and three others into suborbital space. two of them have ties to the bay area. audrey powers is a blue origin employee who graduated from santa clara university. dr. chris bozen eisen eisen former nasa employee. abarrein >>eeis cin a ose. francis c hall is lit up in red, white and blue this morning. >> today is one of your last
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chances to get in on fleet week activities. over the weekend, thousands of visitors and locals were out and about to enjoy all of this that you see behind me. >> very cool. there were three days of airshows, starting friday. celebrations included thousands of members exploring the city. >> the city opened up and let us come in and let us relax a little bit and made sure we could enjoy our time. >> this year's event was the only in person fleet week event to take place in the country. if you missed any, we have posted the fleet week highlights on our website, did you want to say anything? >> i was outside friday night, having dinner and the marine corps band came by and they did a whole performance. >> that's fun. >> it was really cool.
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lisa: i heard them. they were close. unfortunately, i did not get to see them. if we had this wind yesterday, there would not have been a show. it would have been dicey. we have gusty winds. red flag warning. the timing was good on that. as we look at doppler seven, we have a system to the north of us that will be dropping that direction. that is bringing a whole lot of wind our way. drying out the atmosphere. the relative humidity, below 10% at times. here is a look at our wins above 1000 feet. look at mount tam, 45 mile per hour wind gusts. 34 mile-per-hour wind gusts for mount diablo. very gusty out there at the surface. 20 to 23 miles per hour for oakland. the hills, gusty than that. santa rosa is breezy. as well as san mateo. it is warmer with all of those
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wins. we are looking at critical fire whether from the bay area -- fire weather from the bay area down toward bakersfield on tuesday. a wind advisory until 8:00 tonight. wins ramp up through 11:00. at about 5:00 tonight, that is why we are under this wind advisory. a couple of cool days in our inland byerly's -- valleys. as we get behind the system, we warm up to the 80's by the end of the work week. 72 in concord. fairly uniform. upper 60's in san mateo. we are windy today. wildfire concerns for today and tomorrow. then, we will get less wind on wednesday. we are turning warmer, typical october weather. you notice, norway -- no rain here. >> two strong earthquakes struck off the coast of the big island in hawaii. >> that was a big one.
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>> as you heard, the quakes rattled residents and caused things to fall off shelves. the first one was a magnitude 6.1. teamwork -- 20 minutes 6.21 shook the area. >> a long island bagel shop is spreading kindness with special brown bags on the walls. anyone can walk in and take a bag off the wall and get something to eat. no questions asked. other customers donate money toward those meals for strangers in need. the owner says sometimes people will come in and pay their $20 to with $100 and send $80 to go on the wall. she says many people in need will pay it forward themselves when they are able. coming up next, the seven things you need to know. >> back to the ballroom. two nights of dancing with the stars with a special theme. >> a texas tolbert rescued after three days alone in the woods. we hear fro
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>> if you're joining us, here are the seven things you need to know this morning. number one, we are a red flag warni acros area.ust up to 50 miles p windss
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per hour. low relative humidity. >> because of the fire danger, some east bay or north bay counties will be without power because of pg&e's power shutoffs. that includes napa, sonoma and alameda counties. >> merck has submitted for emergency use authorization of its covid-19 treatment. it is taken orally in the form of a pill. >> more than 300 southwest flights are canceled this morning, following hundreds more over the weekend. the airline blames weather and short staffing. the faa says there have been no major air traffic control issues since friday. >> cruise ships are returning to san francisco today. the majestic princess will sail underneath the golden gate. it is the first cruise ship to arrive here since the pandemic began. >> at 6:00, we are following your monday morning commute with
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high wind advisories on three of our bridges. phoenicia bridge, antioch bridge and bay bridge. >> the world championship pumpkin way off returns today. $30,000 will be awarded if a pumpkin breaks a world record of 20 350 pounds. that begins at 7:00 a.m. -- 2300 50 pounds. that begins at 7:00 a.m. >> in this morning's gma first look, the texas toddler rescued is making headlines. a three-year-old found alive, miles away from his family's home. >> christopher, is that you? and then he speaks again and you are like praise god. >> a good samaritan who found him, speaking exclusively in an interview with abc news. >> i don't know what to make of it. all i know is he was found safe and i picked him up. he was still talking. he was not shaking. he was not nervous.
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the things i would expect -- maybe he just sensed that i've been found. >>ngupo when he found chrtoerd t reuniting the toddler with his mother means to him. coming up at 7:00, details on how he went missing and how he is doing this morning. i am marcus moore, abc news, houston. >> tonight kicks off the first of two nights of disney week on dancing with the stars. one pair is returning to the studio after both of them suffered breakthrough covid-19 cases. they reunited after their quarantine. they completed their first ever -- the show's first ever fully remote performance. as far as the disney themes, tonight is heroes night. tomorrow is dylan's night. you can watch dancing -- villain's night.
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you can watch dancing with the stars on abc 7. what are the picks? reggie: i think it will be hercules. >> hercules had good music. reggie: do a star is born. it starts off big and then it ends inspirational. >> i'm into it. i love all of the princess and the frog music with that new orleans flare. reggie: dig a little deeper and find out who you are. >> let's go. reggie: it is settled. coming up at 5:30, a social media cooking queen. the chef and mom whose recipes are taking off. >> is trick-or-treating safe this year? dr. fauci explains why he is giving the ok for your kids to collect candy. reggie: breakfast at mcdonald's. who can get free food all week. >> a live look outside at five: 26. we will be right back. -- 5:26.
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reggie: setting sail to san francisco, tourists returned to the city on cruise ships today. the big boost to the economy. good morning. abc 7 live this morning is live on abc 7 seven, hulu live and wherever you stream. >> we will check on the forecast with lisa urge in -- lisa argeng around. we have a wind advisory coming into play and winds increasing throughout the day. we are starting out with breezy winds. by noon time the orange and red indicates the areas where it will be the most gusty and the possibility of fire starts. look how it continues to spread into the northbay. to him -- tomorrow, we are under a red flag warning. the current check above 1000 feet, 45 miles per hour. mounting helena is over 22 -- mount st. helena is over 22
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miles per hour. at the surface where you are driving, you may want to hold onto the steering wheel. 24 mile per hour winds toward santa rosa. oakland is over 20 miles. we are in the 50's. all that wind has mixed the air. not quite as cold. a brisk and windy day out there. reggie: happening now, that windy weather that lisa mentioned and fire danger this morning, could force pg&e to shut the power off in several bay area neighborhoods once again. the first outages were slated to start about 30 minutes ago. pg&e's outage map is on the screen for you. it shows the bay area's potential outages in orange. farther north, past the clear a -- clearlake area. amy hollyfield is live in one of the areas we are monitoring this morning. >> it is calm this morning right
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now. we checked the outage map. no outages in the bay area yet. i checked in with pg&e and they say this has not been canceled. there is a possibility the power could go out. it minimized -- they have minimized how money people it will affect. they say this power safety shut up will have a minimal effect in the bay area. about 4000 customers in napa, sonoma, contra costa, and alameda counties are expect to lose power. they do this to keep their equipment from sparking a fire. some residents say they hate the inconvenience and sometimes wonder if these shutoffs are necessary. >> last time the power went out, it was not windy. when it was windy, the power was not off. so, i don't know what their deal is. >> a meteorologist m meteorologm potential weather system that could bring dry, dusty, onshore winds.
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the scope of this event has been reduced to less than 1% of pg&e customers. >> hardware stores are now low on generators, batteries and flashlights, as people prepare for this possible outage. pg&e is watching offshore winds and they expect the all clear to come later tonight. so, the power could get shut off this morning and could be fully restored by tomorrow. live in the east bay, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. reggie: abc 7 news is helping you prepare for the potential power shut off. we have put together a list of resources to get you ready. it is on our website, at that is where you will get updates on temperatures and wind speeds. >> there are frustrated southwest airlines passengers. the airline has canceled more than 300 flights following cancellations and delays over the weekend. southwest blames weather and air traffic control issues.
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other airlines are not expensing the same disruptions. here is elizabeth josie -- schulze. >> southwest airlines is apologizing to passengers after canceling nearly 2000 flights in two days. >> the delayed timeline throws a wrench in things. >> chaotic scenes at airports, leaving thousands of travelers frustrated during the busy holiday weekend. in denver, ryan lacey says he waited more than three hours in this line to rebook his flight. >> we were going from denver to tampa and we are not quite sure how we are going to get to orlando, yet. >> in a memo to staff, one southwest official apologized to employees. writing, i'm sorry for the struggles that you and our customers are experiencing once again. among the hardest hit airports, denver. baltimore, dallas, and phoenix. southwest initially blamed bad weather and air traffic control. but, the faa says there have been no major air traffic
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control issues since friday. >> all of the cancellations are southwest and none of the other flights are from other airlines. >> the southwest cancellations sunday amounted to around 29% of the airline's schedule. others, including allegiant, american, and spirit also canceled flights, but far fewer. it is the latest major disruption for southwest, after stepping shortages fueled delays this summer. southwest's pilots union is blaming airline management for the cancellations. reggie: this morning, there is growing concern over the impact of covid vexing mandates on first responders and military personnel. many members are refusing to get vaccinated as deadlines loom. los angeles -- the los angeles sheriff says he will not be enforcing the requirement that all los angeles county employees get their shots. >> i don't want to be in position to lose 10% of my work fees -- workforce overnight.
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reggie: in seattle, nearly 300 officers could be fired if they do not submit proof of vaccination next monday, october 18. the deadlines are approaching for u.s. troops to get their shot. hundreds of thousands have yet to comply, facing potentially career ending consequences. nationwide, some 68 million eligible americans have yet to get vaccinated. we are less than three weeks away from halloween and dr. anthony found she has given the ok -- dr. ouchi has given the ok for kids to go trick-or-treating -- dr. fauci has given the ok for kids to go trick-or-treating, particularly if you are vaccinating. >> you will add an extra layer of protection to yourself, your children and your community. it is a good time to reflect on why it is important to get vaccinated. go out there and enjoy halloween and the other holidays that will be coming up. reggie: in two weeks, the fda will review data on the safety
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and efficacy of the pfizer vaccine for children ages five to 11. if authorized, the white house is ready to distribute 65 million doses to all of the eligible u.s. children. >> a southwark -- southern -- the southern california beach affected by the oil spill is set to reopen. it was closed to walkers and surfers following the undersea pipeline leak. there are no detectable levels of oil associated toxins in the water. the reopening at 6:00 this morning includes city and state beaches there. reggie: cruise ships, coming back to san francisco today. the majestic princess will sail through the golden gate, becoming the first ship to arrive here, since the pandemic began. in all, there will be 21 cruise calls in san francisco through the end of the year and 127 in 2022. the return of the cruise is an important milestone in san francisco's economic require -- recovery.
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they welcomed 280,000 cruise visitors in 2019. >> new details on president trump's actions in january 2020. reggie: a freebie for teachers. the mcdonald's giveaway that runs all week. first, we will check in with lisa argen. lisa: good morning. we are in tahoe. we can see the snow moving into nevada. this system bringing in the wind, dry conditions for the bay area. you will want to secure outdoor projects if you have not. it is a good idea to not park under trees and we could see possible power outages. look how windy it is, 20 to 40 miles per hour from the delta of the east bay and the south bay. the purple indicates stronger winds 11:00. we are taking you through lunchtime. 2:00, we have the windiest conditions. 20 to 50 miles per hour. slightly less wind by 8:00. we are under a red flag warning and under a wind advisory.
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by tuesday, with those breezy to gusty winds, still looking at the possibility of fire starting out there. -- fires starting out there. today, this afternoon, 11% relative humidity. that is how much moisture will be in the air. overnight, we usually get a good recovery. not the case tonight into your tuesday. seven percent relative humidity in concord, san ramon, and san jose. be careful out there. it will be cool, brisk and breezy to windy, with temperatures from the upper 60's to near 70 for most of you. look for the winds to continue to increase as you get out to work and school today, through the lunch hour. pretty gusty. this will continue, but less so into your tuesday. temperatures are still cool on wednesday. we are looking warmer, with temperatures in the mid-80's, inland by next weekend. >> good morning, everyone. taking a look at your monday drive times, we are getting reports of an accident on 580
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westbound on north flynn, that will be slowing your drive into devlin and the altamont pass. if your travels take you across the golden gate from san rafael, southbound 101, that is 15 minutes. bunching up on 80. the east shore, past golden gate fields, on into emeryville and berkeley, you are moving at a pretty good clip. you are in good company. the richmond san rafael bridge is looking light. we have reports of roadwork in the eastbound direction. travel could be sluggish this morning. that is scheduled until 2:00. we have an accident reported off the carquinez bridge southbound. part of me, westbound 80 -- pardon me, west bound 80.
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>> a nuclear engineer with the u.s. navy is accused of trying to sell secrets about navy submarines to a foreign nation. andrew denver explains -- dymbur t excellence the man is under arrest along with his wife. >> he faces espionage charges, accused of trying to sell secrets about america's most sophisticated submarines. >> these fast attacks or marines which incorporate stealth technology. the submarines cost about $3 billion each. >> jonathan, who had top secured clearance, sent a package of documents to an undisclosed foreign government in april of 2020, including a sample of restricted data and standards on establishing a covert relationship. >> when the russians, chinese or iranians receive this and get the information, they can look at this and say how do we design our submarine to save potentially years of design work. >> core doctrines do not explain
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how the fbi received the package but undercover agents posing as spies made a deal with him to share the secret information in exchange for 100,000 dollars. investigators say when he dropped off a data card, it was placed inside a peanut butter sandwich. >> they put it in a pack of gum in another instance. so as to not give off any sort of indication that this was anything other than a pita butter sandwich -- peanut butter sandwich or a pack of gum to anybody passing by. >> he faces espionage charges for serving as a lookout. the court filing describes her -- the case raises concerns on how often background checks are completed on people with top security clearance. >> they do a back rent check that is extensive. >> if convicted, the couple could face life in prison. reggie: another east bay police
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to parma could start using drones. the concorde city council will meet today to discuss accepting a $30,000 grant for the police department to start a drone program. concord has borrowed drones from neighboring agencies, including walnut creek and san ramon, to track suspects. the staff report says the program will not be used to conduct random surveillance or target people based on perceived characteristics. the council will be at 6:30 tonight. >> repairsrsrsrsrsrsrsrs after a report found the work was contributing to the sinking. the luxury high-rise at mission and fremont street has sunk at least 17 inches and is leaning 14 inches. the chronicle reports cruise will drill more than 100 feet -- crews will drill more than 100 feet into the ground and install a steel sleeve. reggie: if you are an educator, you can score a free breakfast at mcdonald's, all week long.
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begin today, teachers can get a thank you meal including a breakfast sandwich, hashbrowns and a drink. all you have to do is show a valid work idea. -- work id. the free breakfast giveaway runs through friday. >> a trained chef who is a mom is using social media to give you an easy and tasty -- give you easy and tasty dinner weekend hacks. >> ♪ -- playing hit me baby one more time] ♪ >> it did not say brittany in the script. her recipes are inventive, time-saving and tasty. >> i create reels weekly. that is what the kids are calling it, reels. i speed it up. i try to show you how -- maybe not in 15 seconds -- but very
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simply, you can get a meal on the table. >> you can find her videos on instagram and tiktok. the full story airs on gma at 7:00, after abc 7 mornings. do you have a playlist when you cook? >> i thought the old lady through into the ocean at the end. you shouldn't hayo lisa: i will save you all. good morning, everybody. we are talking about a windy day out there. here is a look up a system that is coming into play in the sierra nevada. it brought lightning and snow and it will encompass not only our neighborhood but into the sacramento valley, modesto, down through fresno. the san joaquin valley, where wind gusts will be up to 50, even 60 miles per hour at times. all of that wind has mixed the atmosphere. $.40 50's right now. that is warmer than yesterday. we were in 40 -- at 40
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rosa. winds increasing through the day. mount diablo was the strongest wind clock last hour. 45 mile per hour gusts around mount tam. we take you to the surface where you are driving in on the bay bridge, the golden gate bridge, the golden gate bridge, the richmond san rafael bridge. windswindswindswindswindswindsws in oakland hills and san mateo. if you are delaying your commute or going for a walk to walk the dog later, you will need the jacket. it will feel cooler today. much cooler than yesterday, as well as tuesday. wednesday, a lot of 60's around the bay. thursday, we recover with warmer temperatures as this system is behind us. for today, wind gusts exceed 30 miles per hour at the surface. temperatures in the upper 60's to near 70. a red flag warning through
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tomorrow. our wind advisory throughout the day, today. be careful out there. we are hoping that we don't see any fires. it is certainly a chilly afternoon ahead. >> the fight to get former president trump insiders to testify before the january 6 commission. many are threatening kernel penalties for those who refuse to comply. -- criminal penalties for those who refuse to comply. abc news has new details on what was going on. here is jonathan carl. >> what was john -- donald trump doing at the white house as his supporters attacked the u.s. capitol building. trump, his aides and members of his family were up to. one thing certain to be of interest is related to the controversial video trump released more than two hours after the u.s. capitol was breached. trump told his supporters to go
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home. but, he also praised them. >> we love you. you are very special. >> in reporting for betrayal, sources told me trump recorded multiple takes of the video that redeemed on acceptable i his aides because he praised the right archers -- writers -- rioters but did not tell them to go home. trump has vowed to fight to keep such documents secret, citing executive privilege. biden disagrees. >> we believe it to be of the utmost importance for congress and the american people to have a complete understanding of that day, to prevent them from happening again. >> i spoke to several people who were in contact with trump during the riot. trump was watching tv in his private dining room. he liked what he saw. he boasted about the size of the crowd and he argued with aides who wanted him to call on his
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supporters to stop rioting. the book reveals more details about kevin mccarthy's call to trump as the rioters stormed the house chamber. according to a source familiar with the call, mccarthy, frustrated with trump's indifference, said just got evacuated from the u.s. capitol. there were shots fired off the house floor, you need to make this stop. the source said trump pushed back saying they are just more upset than you because they believe it more than you, kevin. referring to the lie that the election had been stolen. meanwhile, steve bannon is defying a congressional sabia -- subpoena to testify. his lawyer said that the fines comes at the request of former president trump, who does not want any of his former aides to testify, citing executive privilege. this, even though steve bannon would be asked about events that happened long after he left white house. bannon almost certainly faces contempt of congress, a citation.
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harris now appears to be burping the baby. that's a great moment right there. the ref going to the rule book here. what, wait a minute! harris is off to the races! we don't need any more trick plays. touchdown!! but we could all use more ways to save. are you kidding me?? it's going to be a long bus ride home for the defense. switch to geico for more ways to save. >> instagram is taking new steps to increase safety for teenagers using the app. the facebook owned platform added two new features. one will prompt younger users to take a break. another will nudge teenagers if they are repeatedly looking at the same content that is deemed harmful. the changes follow that explosive facebook whistleblower testimony to congress last week. jobina: tiktok, now taking over your tv. the video platform is launching a version of its app on lg's smart tv in europe. their hope is to future broader
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-- the kickoff is starting out in the u.k., germany and france, before making its way to the u.s., sometime after. reggie: san francisco's italian heritage day parade returned for the first time since the pandemic, so i bring the culture of italian americans. -- celebrating the culture of italian americans. through north beach on columbus avenue and ended in washington square, in front of the st. peter and st. paul -- saints peter and paul church. >> it is good to be back. we are solid burning our grand marshall. he is a story of italian courage. again, just really nice to be back. reggie: did we say scott weiner? jobina: we did. reggie: i must have missed him.
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this is the 150th italian heritage day parade. the first was back in 1868. it is the longest continuing -- continuously run italian day parade in the u.s. we are getting a first look at timothy as wonka. the actor posted this picture on social media. the charlie and the chocolate factory movie is shooting in london. the release is set for march of 2023. now, i understand the meme my friend sent me late last night. jobina: he is the plot? reggie: yeah. i think we discussed this. we did not ask for this, right? jobina: we didn't. but did you see the look in the hat? reggie: i just -- jobina: really? reggie: the regular movie was good. we had a nice time with that. just leave it alone. jobina: ok. i can hear you on that one. i'm still stuck on the italian
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parade thing. we saw the pittsburgh high school and i was like that's -- ok. former secretary of state and first lady hillary clinton collaborating on a new political thriller novel. she is talking about the book that is due to come out tomorrow. reggie: california, changing up the toy aisle. jobina: these are some giant pumpkins. the world championship pumpkin weigh off. reggie: we told you for the first time since the pandemic, we have a cruise ship coming to san francisco. it is all lit up. that is pretty. jobina: that looks really fun. reggie: especially compared to the cruise ship that we last saw in the bay, which was the grand princess, which went to oakland. that was a mess.
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now, we have the majestic princess, not a mess. they will enjoy san francisco today before they continue up the coast. some people
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