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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> the wife's desperate plea to find those responsible for boat boat -- beating her husband into a coma. >> the investigation take as step forward. police are questioning individuals. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is at the pleasanton police department which wrapped up a news conference. >> they tell us they are interviewing teenagers right now. teenagers from both high schools here in pleasanton and are
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calling them "persons of interest", not suspects. they are trying to figure out who beat the 51-year-old david lamont into a coma and what criminal charges to bring against his attackers. he was found unconscious in front of his home on saturday a little after midnight. his wife says he had gone outside to confront loud teenagers. police say the community has been very helpful. >> we thank the community for coming forward. some of the information we have received led to the identity of several involved parties that are currently "persons of interest" at this time. no one has been detained. there has been no arrest made. the investigation is still active. i cannot comment further. >> lamont is the father of two. he is in a coma. he has severe head injuries. he is in critical condition. neighbors say teens often gather in the empty field behind that
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moves important street. there is no significant history of being called to the court but there is a lost open space. they would not tell us how many teens they are interviewing right new. they did say they are with police and they are not in school. police do need more help and they are asking the community to come forward with anymore information anyone may have. in pleasanton to for abc7 news. >> thank you. an innocent man was killed when people were running from the scene of a shooting and crashed into the car. you can see that man's car right new. it rolled over at the scene near bancroft and 68th in east oakland. the vehicle that hid the car was driven by people who fired shots just blocks away at 82nd avenue. east palo alto police want did fine the people who opened fire on this fire and wounded two people. officers received a report that a car was being followed closely just before 1:30 this morning.
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a few moments later the shot spotter system alerted police that a gun was fired near university and michigan avenue and to people are expected to survive after suffering minor gunshot wounds. it appears the shooters driver away in a white camry. >> 39 people died when a major earthquake rocked southwest pakistan. officer workers streamed to the street after the earthquake that was centered hundreds of miles away. the 7.7 earthquake hit a remote part of the province that is the largest province but least populated. most of the victims died when they were inside houses that collapsed. >> on the attack in kenya, the foreign minister said the united nations that one, two, or three americans took part in the attack on a shopping mall. the f.b.i. says that it haws not verified that any americans were among the attackers in the capital of nairobi. death toll stands at least at
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62. that number could rise. they also say they have taken control of them. the somali terror group said this was in retaliation for kenyan forces pushing into somaliia in sworn sworn. president obama addressed the general assembly demanding consequences for syria to this we do not dismantle the chemical weapons and is planning to deal with iran's nuclear ambitions. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo is in the newsroom. >> right now rebound is looking to diplomacy to deal with syria and iran for iran testing the water. for syria, president obama says the u.n. must enforce consequences if diplomacy fails. >> with the world as the audience president obama focused on the middle east. >> the united states is chastised for meddling in the region, accused of having a hand in all matter of conspiracy at the same time the united states is blamed for failing to do enough to solve the problems.
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>> in syria the president is willing to order a military strike against the regime if it came to that and he says the u.n. security council must be ready to punish president bashar al-assad if he doesn't turn over his chemical weapons. >> if we cannot agree often on this, that it will show the united nations is incapable of enforcing the most basic international laws. iran's noon womens program is high on the agenda and he is encouraged by the new president's more moderate stand. >> i do believe if we can resolve the issue of iran's nuclear program, that can seven as a major step down a long road toward a different relationship. >> there is speculation the presidents will meet face-to-face in new york but the white house will not confirm that. if they do it is the first meeting since the iran house telling crisis in 1979 for leaders meeting. secretary of state john kerry will pursue a nuclear weapons
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agreement with iran. john kerry meets on thursday with his iranian counterpart the israel's prime minister says the world should not be fooled by signs of moderation from iran. binyamin netanyahu has instructed israeli diplomats to walk out when iran's president makes the speech this afternoon. oakland police are look out for the people who fired shots into a car and beat a man during an illegal sideshow. >> newly released video show as man standing on the hood of the f.b.i.ing shots and this happened at 4:00 in the morning on saturday near the port of oakland and the driver of the black car crashed interest a white camaro and that is when an argument break out and the attack on the driver of the black car. >> labor leaders and bart management are back at the bargaining table this morning. there now a little over two weeks to go before the cooling-off period ordered by governor brown ends.
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negotiating sessions are scheduled almost every day through the end of the cooling-off period. if the two sides do not roach a deal by then, employees could streak as early as october 11. this calendar shows the dates when both key unions will meet with bart negotiators. there are a few days when bart plans to meet with just one of the two unions and the last talks are scheduled october 10. that is when the cooling-off period ends. the role your marital status plays in your life. fast food chain i
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>> the san francisco giants are home to close out the regular season. starting tonight part of the proceeds will benefit the giants fan viciously beaten leaving a game in los angeles two years ago. $10 for seats from the infield tonight and thursday go to the foundation and so will the proceeds from the giants final game against the padres on sunday. the insurance company recently stopped paying for full-time care at a rehab center. the family is suing the dodgers for medical costs. >> bart is urging fans to use the station at montgomery rather
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than embarcadero because the embarcardero station will be sandblasted. the fare is the same whether you get off at montgomery or embarcadero. the age also is warning there could be delays leaving the game because of work inside the tubes. >> we have developing news: the encouraging news of breast cancer in the state california and marin county. the rates are showing a steady decline over a five-year period according to the california cancer registry. marin's breast cancer rates were the highest in the world and are still 10 percent high we than the state and 20 percent higher than the national average. however, fewer women in california are now dying from breast cancer. researchers say it is because the disease is being caught earlier and the treatments are improved and personalized for the patient. we have a link to the study at abc7news.com and look under "see it on tv." new research from harvard fines marriage can increase your odds of surviving the ten most common forms of cancer.
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in fact, the study fanlight proved to be more beneficial than chemo. married cancer parents 20 percent less likely to die from the disease. researches are not sure why but they suspect that support from a spouse could play a big role. >> burger king found a way to satisfy the craving for french fries and keep the calorie countdown. they are selling new reduced fat fries called satis-fries, a small order has 270 calories compared to 350 calories for regular fries. they are made with a new batter that they say doesn't absorb as much oil. >> worth a try. >> meteorologist mike nicco wealth forecast for today's america cup rates. >> it will be breezy. we will show you the latest advisories and how fast the wins will gust and whether they have an effect on that. if you look behind me it althoughs like yesterday but
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looks can be deceiving and we have cooler conditions on the way in the seven-day forecast. >> how your smartphone can help you get through lines faster at
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>> covering benicia, san ramon, san mateo, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> sky 7 shows us metal that is suspected of damaging several cars along the nimitz. 13 drivers say it damaged their cars along southbound 880 near high street in oakland. one car even sprang an oil leak after hit the object at 5:40.
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several tow trucks removed the damaged vehicles. the highway patrol believes it fell from a truck. >> what a mess. >> here is something for airline travelers. tight airport security means travelers have to wait and wait to get through all the security lines. there are some changes ahead that could get you through more quickly. matt keller are joins us from san jose with more. matt? >> 1,700 executives from 350 airports across north america are here in san jose. they say a top priority is to make things better for passengers. >> flying the friendly skies can make you grumpy with long lines at security driving down passenger satisfaction. here at the airport council international north america conference in san jose at the convention center, satisfying the passenger is a top priority. no more sitting next to the lone outlet next to the bathrooms wi-fi, usb plug and electrical
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outlets of everywhere. >> the number one thing i am asked for, for seating. ten years ago that was never the case. today it is power, power, power. >> software is designed to integrate the airport systems from security to shopping. if you get caught in a long security line it can create an automatic mood enhancer. >> they do things like maybe turning lighting increased to reduce stress, music, air conditioning, heats anything to try to improve the expense for the passenger. >> by end of the year the mobile phone could get you through customs quicker, you can fill out your form on airside mobile app and sanity to customs before you arrive and customs and border protection will respond back giving you clearance for an express line. >> we can see anywhere from 30 to 50 percent faster and cut lines down to more reasonable
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lengths. >> good news for fliers at san jose, the program will begin in mid-october allowing for a faster screening process. >> thank you. the bay area is home to a fifth of all plug in vehicles nationwide and if you want to dip your toe in the pool of plug in drives this is the week because it is electrical vehicle week in the bay area. starting today, buyers can test drive models like the ford energy and bmw, and the nissan leaf. it continues wednesday at palo alto city hall and on thursday and friday at san jose santana row. team u.s.a. oracle will fry to keep up the come back, after winning the fifth race in a row over team new zealand yesterday.
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the kiwis can clinch the top today leading the series, 8-6. their team has been stuck on match point since wednesday. the race begins at 1:15 and a second, if needed at 2:15. >> the wind has been a factor, right, mike? >> today could be too much wind and the difference today is it is coming from a different direction than the entire america's cup, out of the northwest. normally it comes from the west through the golden gate or from the southwest so it is different today. you can see it behind me it looks different and it is rough around the bay and the flags are almost fully unfurled and everyone walking around they got the word and they are dressed differently than year. you can see the small craft advisory with winned at 15- to
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25-knots and gusts are higher and in the evening it will be fastest at 20 to 30 knots sustained from the northwest at the coast with a beach hazard in affect right now through 2:00 because of the waves and rip currents. our winds are faster now than this morning and all of us are in double digits but hayward and santa rosa and mountain view, and concord, also, at nine miles per hour. here is the forecast: at noon, you can see we are hitting the 17 to 30 range from san francisco to point raise and since the winds are coming from the northwest we look at point reyes to figure out how fast the winds are. they will increase in intensity to 4:00, 41-miles-per-hour gusts at the point and 23 at san francisco and 36 at half moon bay and blowing in san francisco from the northwest to the southeast. the winds will be stronger from 4:00 to 7:00 and they will taper a little bit overnight. most of us will be breezy
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tomorrow morning and only our sheltered valleys will be calm in the morning. look at the clouds from this morning, beautiful sunrise and hopefully you had a chance to see it, if not go to twitter and you will see the pictures i captured with the pink sunrise and the winds are chasing all of the clouds to the southeast away from us and it brought us to sunshine which right now ises thering the battle a little bit with the cooler air but you will notice it more over the next couple of hours and how this cool breeze brought our temperatures down today. we are 62 in friend and 67 in oakland and low-to-mid 60's around hayward and fremont and half moon bay and san jose at 68 and everyone else in the low-to-mid 70's. our highlights dead and tomorrow are going to be the freezes and the clean air they have brought in. we will have faster winds from the east and a dry wind will bring us aerly watching trend and we are tracking the possibility of a fire danger for thursday. right now it is just a possible.
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5- to 10-degrees cooler today so well look at some of the numbers. we are going upper 60's san francisco, half moon bay, and low-to-mid 70's elsewhere and upper 80's today. if you are headed to the game tonight, dress for breezy conditions and it will feel cooler than the 64 to 59 by the end of the game. if you are in one of the valleys up north, 49 at santa rosa, and the rest of us in the 50's. here is the seven-day forecast, the winds can be almost as fast if not faster in some areas tomorrow and temperatures are slightly cooler and we will reverse the wins and start a warming trend on thursday and back to average friday, saturday, sunday, and monday. that is the latest from the breezy rooftop at the broadcast center. >> toys 'r us plans to hire 45,000 seasonal workers as it is ready for the holiday shopping
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season. gosh, we are not even to halloween, the same number of workers toys 'r us hired last year. usually they hire for the holidays in mid-september and ramp up the hearing in mid-october but merchants are coming off of a slower than expected back-to-school season and they are bracing for a tough shopping center accounting for 40 percent of annual revenue. today on abc7 news, or tone, the premiere of four new shows at 8:00 is marvel agents of shield, and at 9:00, the goldburgs and "lucky 7" at 10:00, and news at eleven. do you not have to miss a moment because you can watch on your computer, tablet or smartphone with more information at abc7news.com. >> the panda-monium.
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yes honey? dad told me that cheerios is good for your heart, is that true? says here that cheerios has whole grain oats that can help remove some cholesterol, and that's heart healthy. [ dad ] jan? ♪ what is cuter than a panda cub? >> how about 14. 14 small pandas grouped together for the first time and put on full display at the panda research base.
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all 14 were artificially bread between july and september and weigh from one to nine pounds. >> so cute. >> they will put on a lot more weight in the days
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