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well, good morning to you. it's thursday. a lot of people call it friday eve. taking a live look from san jose this morning as we get started with our day. thanks for starting your morning with us here on today in the bay. i'm marcus washington. >> i'm laura garcia. let's get a look at the forecast. >> it starts out with mild temperatures again as you get ready to head out. mostly low 60s in the south bay and sgiflts elsewhere around the bay area. let's check out the hot temperatures of martinez today. it won't be as hot as it's been. 65 degrees at 8:00. at lunchtime, 82 degrees. upper 80s at 2:00 today. here's a look at the highs for
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today. mid 90s for livermore. 75 in oakland, and 70 in san francisco. 89 today in san jose. we'll talk about what's going on as mike gets you out the door in the south bay. >> we'll start down there. we'll show everybody, this doesn't give it a reason to focus on any specific area. just popping up. it looks like it might be around stoneridge, and we'll get updates from chp. there's a disabled vehicle in the south bay. south 85 at central expressway, and everything is getting off to the shoulder, but i will track that. no slowing shows up. that's away from highway 101. here's highway 101. fog sticking around. that's the big note, tough visibility. just be careful across this span. back to you. >> we're following breaking news in the east bay. contra costa county deputies investigating a deadly shooping off san pablo dam road. not far from interstate 80. right now, the street is shut down in both directions.
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deputies are not telling us a lot of information about the investigation so far right now. we do have today in the day's bob redell heading to the scene. he'll join us with an update in the next hour. >> continuing coverage. president trump is facing new backlash this morning over his meeting with vladimir putin. rallies were held across the country to, quote, confront corruption. protesters say the president continues to backtrack and he's not defending the american people. >> ian cole has more on rallies across the country. and here in the bay area. ♪ america >> outside san jose city hall, a rally of people angry with the trump administration over what they call putting russia before the american people. >> this would have been unfathomable to most people, including most of the gop, two years ago. >> it's one of 100 rallies like it around the country tonight. earlier today, president trump asked whether he believes russia is trying to attack america's
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democracy. >> he seemed to once again break from the intelligence community, but hours later, the white house said he was misunderstood. >> the president was -- said thank you very much. said no to answering questions. we believe the threat still exists which is why we're taking steps to prevent it. >> tonight, the kremlin is asking to interrogate michael mcfaul. now a stanford professor. the white house says mr. trump made no commitment but didn't rule it out. congressman eric swalwell tweeting at the president, you turn over former u.s. ambassador mcfaul to putin, you can count on me and millions of others to swiftly make you an ex-president. mcfaul responding to russia on rachel maddow tonight. >> insinuating that i and these other americans were part of the conspiracy. whether we're criminals, that's why they want to question us. you just have to push back on crazy stuff like that. it's in not just interest of
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people like me and the others, but it's in the american national interests. >> at the next few months before the election in november are crucial. >> ian cole, nbc bay area news. >> an emotional reunion for migrants at sfo. walter lopez's wife and his daughter saw each other for the first time. first time in four years. he's from guatemala, has been living in the u.s. his wife and daughter were separated in may when they crossed the border. the 5-year-old was sent to arizona while the mother was kept in texas. the mother and daughter were also reunited for the first time yesterday when they traveled to san francisco to join walter. >> there's no way or words to describe how excited he is to be able to reunite with them tonight. it's been 55 days since he's known they have been separated, and yesterday, receiving that call has been amazing.
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he's really excited just to get to see them again and know that they're together. >> lots of hugs there. not clear if any of them are facing deportation. walter says he's going to fight to keep his family here in the u.s. together. >> meantime, advocates fighting to reunite migrant families will be back at the richmond i.c.e. detention. today, protesters will deliver teddy bears for the children along with hundreds of signatures calling for their release. a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza this morning. bay area transportation leaders eye more than 500 projects meant to improve transportation and/or air quality. today is the deadline if you want to provide your input. once all public comments are considered, the commission is scheduled to approve a final outlook in late september. >> 4:35 right now. it's considered the most prestigious award giving to an african-american. former san francisco mayor willie brown, the recipient, and former president bill clinton
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was there to honor him. >> the annual naacp convention held in san antonio last night. he received an award for the highest or noblest achievement by an african-american. the two-term mayor of san francisco's widely regarded as the most influential black politician of the 20th century. past winners include martin luther king, jackie robinson, even oprah. president clinton summed up mayor brown perfectly. >> hard to think of him without a smile on your face and a spring in your step. he was the youngest 84-year-old man i know. and he will never shut up and sit down. >> also last night, san francisco mayor london breed supported her predecessor and mentor, the late mayor ed lee. >> congratulations. >> nice to see. well, 4:36 right now. coming up, prime day left a lot
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of customers happy, but there was one thing that they were not able to drive away with. we'll tell you about the new deal amazon has made with a way to give you a car. >> plus, ford is recalling thousands of cars and suvs. the danger they pose, all coming up next.
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good morning. i'm jackie deangelis live at cnbc global headquarters. here's today's top business
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headlines. wall street set to open lower after stocks rose yesterday. getting a boost from morgan stanley and csx. the nasdaq just failing to close at a new record high. on today's watch list, a report on the number of people filing for unemployment. the dow rising 79 points. 25,199. the nasdaq slipping a fraction to 7854. if you have cash left over from prime day, you may want to consider buying a new car. hyundai and amazon have teamed up on a virtual showroom of the automaker's cars in the amazon vehicle section. you won't be able to order an elantra or sonata with alexa yet. they only provide a variety of models with prices and options and links to find local dealers. >> samsung reportedly planned to introduce a smartphone with a folding screen last year. this is as it eyes a smashy device to reenergize its
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slumping business. a size that's roughly the size of a smaller tablet that can be folded in half like a wallet. foldable smartphones have long been a hot rumor in the industry because they have both the large screen like the tablet and the portability of a cell phone that can fit in your hand, pocket, or purse. back to you. >> something for everyone. >> all right, thanks. >> ford is recalling more than half a million cars and suvs because they can roll away unexpectedly. talking about fusions and escapes. equipment which attaches gear cables can detach. ford is telling owners to use the parking brake until that problem is fixed. >> 4:41 for you right now. coming up here on this friday eve, the forecast for you. >> it looks pretty good as we get closer to the weekend, but it's going to feel a little bit more uncomfortable today as the humidity increases. as we start out this morning,
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going to campbell, partly cloudy skies throughout the day. going from the 60s to the mid 80s. we'll talk about where it will be hottest and what to expect for the weekend coming up next. >> oh, boy. more humid. >> over here, we'll get more cars. i know you're excited about that. fremont, 880 moving nicely. i have an update for 680 coming into the area. you )re watching
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today in the bay. it is thursday -- and we )re checking on a-t-and-t park. and good thursday morning to you. welcome back here to today in the bay. at&t park. take a look there. we'll be talking about this all day. the rugby field or the pitch, as they call it there. well, this is the home of the giants, and they're getting prepared for the rugby world cup. >> the festivities continue today. with the welcoming of the nations ceremony. you'll see all of the players. these are a couple players that grew up right here in the bay area. one was born in tonga and grew up in east palto alto. another one is in pacifica. both men are now on team usa. >> a kids game. so for us, we want to just go out and have a good time, play at home, play in front of your family and friends. that's what you grow up doing. >> what a great opportunity for them.
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team usa's first match, tomorrow night at 9:30, and you can see the home team and all the teams from around the world during nations welcome ceremony at justin herman plaza at 5:00 tonight, and also some of the games live here on nbc bay area. >> for all the big kids out there. >> really big. i don't know what their mothers were feeding them. >> looks like a lot of fun, and just being around san francisco today and checking out the ceremonies, it's going to be nice but cool. and we're going to also have at times some patchy fog. we're take aglive look outside from emeryville. 63 degrees right now. all clear here. come on over and take a look at the seven-day forecast. it's ald coming up at the bottom of the screen. as we get a look at our temperatures, what you'll feel as you head out the door. right now, 63 in livermore. 60 in palo alto, and 55 now in san francisco. and if you're on your way to the fruitvale b.a.r.t. station, we'll see partly cloudy skies and upper 50s to start out the
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day. maybe grab a light jacket. as we go into the rest of the day, it will be in the upper 60s by lunchtime. as we look at all our highs today, it's still going to be a very different temperature depending on where you are. we'll be at 66 degrees for the high in half moon bay, while san francisco reaches up to 70. 88 in napa. 97 in concord as well as antioch, and looking live in san jose this morning, as you're getting dressed, you will need maybe some light long sleeves, especially for these early hours. and don't forget the sunglasses today. you'll see a lot of sunshine. and probably break out in a sweat a lot easier than we normally do because it's going to be a little more humid. and we're going to feel that surge in hue madety coming in for today, into tomorrow, and receive the yellows and reds. that indicates higher humidity. when we get higher humidity, there's also the chance there could be a little bit of some lightning. now, a lot of that rain with
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some of those storms could evaporate, and it just produces what we call dry lightning. it's lightning with no rain coming out of those clouds. and that could, of course, spark some wildfires. that will be a concern today. as well as tomorrow. and then the humidity goes down. we'll go back to our all clear skies and some lower humidity for the weekend. it's still going to be warm with low 90s. san francisco looking at more of the same. and some upper 60s for sunday. heading over to mike. now you have a crash on the tri-valley. >> i do. we saw it pop up on the map last time. i was stepping in front of it, but right there, off the dublin interchange. we have an update at chp. we're looking at the map. all green. whatever commute is going on right now, the commute would be southbound. it's northbound at bernal. it's off the roadway and we don't see slowing. i'll continue to track that. we'll have more coming out of the alt amont, but that's just
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typical slowing for the paving work going on there. southbound 101 at cochran, we have a crash there. a little slowing as they move some vehicles around. everything should be off to the shoulder there. northbound is the commute direction out of gilroy. also across santa cruz summit, these avenues are moving smoothly as well. that road has been cleared, but bob redell is going to give us an update on the activity there. no delays on the bay bridge toll plaza, and you can see the lights across the span of the high rise. here, visibility is great. fog at the golden gate. back to you. >> thanks so much. >> 4:44 right now. chilling details emerging in the case involving a man some are calling the ride share rapist. as we have been telling you about the case, rolando lonzo is accused of picking up women while off duty for lyft and then sexually assaulting them. the district attorney says his dna linked him to four victims.
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the attacks happened between 2013 and last month in san francisco. in all of the cases, lonzo picked up women from bars after they quested a ride after having too much to drink. in two of the attacks, he was accused of threatening women with a knife. in all four cases, he took away their cell phones. lonzo, an undocumented immigrant, was in court earlier this week but did not enter a plea. >> funeral arrangements are now being made for a transgender man in san francisco who took his own life. at first, when his family who disowned him did not claim his body, the community came together and raised money for a dignified and proper funeral. the 22-year-old was a city college student and came out as a transgender man last fall. friends say he struggled with the prejudice he faced. he spent much of his time at the queer resource center on campus. when it closed to the summer, he felt he had nowhere to go. >> it's tragic it had to take the death of dane for people to
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say it might be a problem after all, even though it's been shouted and screamed for years. this was his safety, his community. and we took it away from him. >> now, more than $23,000 has been raised so far for his funeral. we should also mention his mother will nowternally funeral services which are still being planned. >> it's 4:51 right now. you may have noticed these two apartment towers going up in downtown san jose. they're called silvery towers. and two dozen workers were forced to work without pay. the labor department has ordered full power of property of the main contractor to pay $250,000 to 22 employees. an investigation found an unlicensed subcontractor was actually responsible for mistreating the workers. his signing shocked the sports world and solidified the warriors as the team to beat in
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the nba. >> now, we get to formally hear from the newest star of the east bay, demarkemarcus cousins. he'll be introduced by the team this morning in oakland. the all-star center signed a one-year deal with the warriors on july 2nd for just over $5 million. he's currently rehabbing from a torn achilles which could keep him out of action until december. >> interesting to see how they all get along. coming up here on today in the bay, nbc bay area responds. >> a debit card is hacked, and $2,000 vanishes. i'm consumer investigator chris chmu chmura. nbc bay area responds next. >> first, happening now, australia's prime minister calling on pope francis to fire an archbishop. the country's leader says the archbishop should have resigned when he was convicted in may of failing to report the repeated abuse of two alter boys by a pedophile priest.
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>> and the british cave diver involved in a spat with elon musk left thailand. he's on his way to london. he's been approached by lawyers and would seek legal advice after musk directed abuse at him on twitter. musk has since apologized and deleted the insulting tweet. more news right after the break. ♪ there's a lot of volkswagen in every volkswagen.
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atherton man whose attempt to avoid hackers backfired. he asked our team to help. nbc bay area responds to an atherton man whose attempt to avoid hackers backfired. >> he asked for our team to help. chris chmura took a crack at it. >> it's more important than ever to keep your financial data safe. and that's why david says he started using prepaid debit
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cards. he hoped that would shield his bank information from thieves. but david says some of the prepaid cards he bought were hacked. and used by someone else. and $2200 vanished. david says he filed fraud claims with the card issuer, u.s. bank. but he didn't get a response, he called us. u.s. bank got back to us right away. it wouldn't comment, but offered to work with david to resolve his complaint. and a few days later, david told us he got a check for $2200. plus an apology. prepaid cards are convenient, but you might not get the same protection as you would with a real debit or credit card through your bank. if your card is lost or stolen, you could lose everything. there could also be large fees, and as always, read the terms and create a pin to keep it safe. and never load a card with more money than you can afford to lose. call us any time. 888-996-tips. or visit
4:57 am >> all right. 4:56. coming up, another warm one throughout the bay area. >> and then add in some humidity. it's going to feel a little more uncomfortable as we go to walnut creek. check out the temperature trend. we go from the mid 60s at 8:00 to 85 degrees at 1:00. we continue to go up a few more degrees from there. we'll look at all of our microclimates where you live coming up next. the bay bridge, this is typical. cash lanes backing up now. starting to clear in about five minutes. i'll let you know if anything different is going on. meanwhile, we'll show you the view. plus, mark zuckerberg in the hot seat again. the controversial comments he made and why facebook allows holocaust deniers on its network. a live look outside fror
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emeryville camera good thursday morning to you. let's take a peek outside from our emeryville camera this morning. nice glow of the lights. get our friday eve started. good morning to you. thanks so much for joining us. it's early, 5:00 a.m. i'm laura garcia. >> i'm marcus washington. we'll have a look at traffic in a moment, but first, we want to look at what we can expect heading out. >> it's going to feel a little more humid. that's going to make it feel more uncomfortable as we go through day. we start out with some clouds over the south bay. let's go to sunnyvale.
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it will be partly cloudy throughout the day. 62 degrees at 8:00, and 84 degrees at 2:00. not bad, but once you add in the humidity, it will feel warmer. getting a look at all of our microclimates. we have the upper 90s for the delta up toward concord and the tri-valley. and then we have some upper 80s for san jose. we'll talk about what's ahead going into the weekend, and mike, you're tracking foggy roads. >> also looking at the higher temperatures. they happen to be in the same ar area. we're looking overall and our speed sensors all over the bay look great. just your typical slowing. eastbound, like it has been all week, paving work, and it's going to be slow. the road weather index shows foggier roadways in the nrth bay. between bodega bay and petaluma. traffic flow very light right now, but a note for folks as they travel south to the golden gate bridge, a new issue for highway 24. we'll get an update from chp, but i want to point out the live came w


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