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of reach for far too long:s have health insurance.that's been out how? they enrolled through covered california. it's the health insurance marketplace where you'll find a range of plans from leading health insurance companies that offer you the best combination of quality, rates, and benefits. and, through covered california, you may get financial help to pay for coverage. to have health insurance starting january 1st, you need to enroll by december 15th. visit today. now at noon: from silicon valley to trump tower. right now, the biggest names in coming up to the office, the true giants of silicon valley. >> now at noon, from silicon valley to trump tower, right now the biggest names in technology are meeting with president-elect donald trump.
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what they are discussing and who we have just learned is joining trump's business council. it's wednesday, december 14. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. president-elect donald trump is starting the public push for his secretary of state but some in congress say they have concerns. that comes as mr. trump will focus on high-tech jobs today when hosts a tech summit. as kenneth craig reports, leaders from companies such as google, facebook and amazon are all attending. kenneth? >> michelle, a lot of folks here for the meet having not the president-elect's best friends but they have a lot of the same common goals and today they are meeting in the middle. >> merry christmas! >> reporter: president-elect trump it a little christmas cheer as he touted his pick to be secretary of state. mr. trump says rex tillerson rapport with world leaders is an asset. >> rex is friendly with many of the leaders in the world that
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we don't get along with and some people don't like that. >> reporter: tillerson's close relationship with vladimir putin will certainly be a focus during a senate confirmation hearing. >> this is a bipartisan concern that reflects the fact that for decades, the american people have correctly viewed russia as an adversary, not an ally. >> reporter: it would take just one member on the senate foreign relations committee to vote with democrats to block the nomination. president-elect trump will host a summit this afternoon featuring leaders from some of the world's biggest tech companies. >> the true giants of silicon valley, we're going to talk about how to grow jobs, we're going to talk about how they can stay on top. we're going to talk about a lot of great things. >> reporter: among the guests are facebook's sheryl sandberg, amazon's jeff bezos, apple's tim cook and tesla's elon musk. at this point, the president- elect has filled most of his
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cabinet. with now just over a month to go until the inauguration. michele? > kenneth, we have also just learned that president-elect trump is appointing some of those tech leaders to his business council. who are they? >> reporter: now is another development that happened today and, of course, the timing was perfect. big names including tesla ceo elon lob, uber's ceo and pepsi's ceo. reporting in new york city, kenneth craig, kpix 5. the fate of our climate now rests in the hands of president- elect donald trump. but before any policy changes can be made, governor jerry brown has a message for scientists. kpix 5's anne makovec is live in san francisco with what he just said to scientists. >> reporter: this was a real rallying cry by governor jerry brown. he was, um, basically telling scientists to continue their good work and that the truth
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will eventually prevail. >> the danger is definitely rising. the power of a few to disrupt the world has never been greater. >> reporter: the fall meeting of the american geophysical union is the largest earth and space science meeting in the world. and taken into of these scientists, climate change is a dire concern. >> it will be up to you as truth tellers, truth seekers, to mobilize all your efforts to fight back. >> reporter: brown says we're living in the anti-fact world but that california is ready to fight reducing emissions standards with the goal of 50% renewable energy use by 2030. president-elect donald trump has sent mixed messages on environmental issues, even calling climate change a hoax. but a member of the transition team says the environment is a focus. >> the president-elect is a very common sense oriented guy and basically what he said is, if we reduce carbon emissions, the air is going to get cleaner, that's a positive thing. whether you believe in climate change or not.
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>> reporter: he also said we want energy independence. and today brown warned against letting big oil and financial interests steer environmentalists off course. >> we have the laws. we have the tools to enforce them. and we have the political will! and we will set the stage, we'll set the example and whatever washington thinks they are doing, california is the future!! >> reporter: and brown vowed to protect bay area assets like the lawrence livermore lab and the good works that they are doing there. he also said that he spoke with the ambassador to canada yesterday and said whatever happens with the new administration, they both vow to stay the course when it comes to environmental protection. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. a moderate earthquake hit parts of the bay area this morning. the usgs said it was a magnitude 5 centered about 5.5 miles north of the geysers near the border of sonoma and lake counties. it hit at 8:41 a.m. followed by a magnitude 3
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aftershock a few minutes later. -and a 2.6 jolted within the past hour. so far there are no reports of damage or injuries. right now, we are on storm watch as we take a live look outside and at hi-def doppler. rain and wind moving through parts of the bay area right now. roberta gonzales is live in san francisco tracking how long it will stick around. roberta. >> reporter: we have a little bit of light sprinkles here in san francisco, a gentle breeze and mostly cloudy skies. it's definitely the calm before the storm. so let's get to it. it's live hi-def doppler picking up light precipitation where it's been all morning long across the north bay right there. the yountville area backing through napa all this very light and minimal. so when is the big rain coming in? let's get to futurecast as we walk through the afternoon hours into the evening commute. there you go. the light rain remains well to the north of the golden gate bridge. tomorrow morning sun-up after
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7:00 rain still to the north. then we forge ahead towards lunch hour and there you have it. heavy rain, gusty winds up to 45 miles per hour, continuing through the evening commute as well and then by sunrise on friday, we begin to see a clearing trend. but there's a whole lot of watches you need to know about. we'll talk about that later in this newscast. the police chief of hayward announcing today that she is retiring. diane stuart has been head of the department since 2011. she was placed on paid administrative leave in august over personnel issues. details were never released but there were reports that she allegedly showed favoritism toward a contractor whom she later married. her retirement was announced in a letter to members of the department. this just in. this man is behind bars after threatening to bomb a santa clara vta vehicle. police saythe 52-year-old manmade a phone call and sent
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an email to the vta around 10 a.m. this morning and planned to blow up one of the agency's vehicles. all vta vehicles were stopped and searched as a precaution. right now, alameda county sheriff's investigators are trying to solve a mysterious homicide case. a woman who was killed before her house was set on fire. deputies are on the scene on grove way in castro valley. maria medina joins us where she spoke with a neighbor of the victim. >> reporter: michelle, neighbors are of course in shock and as you can see behind me, investigators remain on scene here 32 hours after arriving. the question is, who did it and why? >> it just doesn't make any sense. it really doesn't make any sense. >> reporter: across the street for the last day and a half, scott parsons watched investigators take over his neighbor's home. >> my questions of course are why. >> reporter: yesterday, firefighters battling a blaze inside stumbled on the body of the widow who lived there for
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decades. even after her husband passed away earlier this year. >> i hadn't really seen her since that time. i assume grieving. >> reporter: scott says the couple was friendly. and while he had not seen the widow since her husband died, he hadn't seen anything suspicious at the home leaving him and others on grove way wondering if it was a random act of violence. >> that's something that just makes it more horrible but also puts us in fear. >> reporter: whatever the case, investigators say the murderer set a fire in the attic on purposes to cover up any evidence and moved the body into the garage. her two adult children now left without their parents and so many questions. >> the family came and i guess that's where they got the news of, um, their mother's passing. because i saw their grief, it
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was heart-wrenching. i'll never forget it. >> reporter: the identity of the 59-year-old victim hasn't been released yet. maria medina, kpix 5. other bay area headlines. firefighters worked all morning to knock down a four-alarm blaze in santa rosa. the fire broke out on wilson street around 2 a.m. according to the fire marshal, this was a warehouse used to store books and furniture. no injuries reported. and the cause of the fire is under investigation. a watsonville man is in custody, suspected on charges of burglary, auto theft and possession of an illegal firearm. justin har ra was arrested last night at a motel six in watsonville. he surrendered and admitted he had this gun in the room. harrah was not allowed to have a gun because of a court order. a final play for the paraders. the city of oakland and alameda county saying yes to a new plan but now the question is, will
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it be a touchdown with the nfl? >> plus, hitting the roads in san francisco. when you'll be able to take an uber right without anyone behind the wheel.
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aleppo, after a ceasefire collapsed. the syrian regime has re- in the middle east fighting is continuing in aleppo after a collapse of a cease-fire. the syrian government has retain most of the area from the fighters. tens of thousands of civilians are trapped and many people are reported killed. the government is backed by russia and iraq. the u.s. ambassador to the united nations had harsh words for the those countries. >> are you truly incapable of
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shame? is there literally nothing that can shame you? [ pause ] is there no act of barbarism against civilians, no execution of a child that gets under your skin, that just creeps out a little bit? >> the organization doctors without borders says the doctors remaining in the area under attack are terrified of possible retaliation from pro- government forces. the new details in the fight against isis. according to top u.s. officials, at least 75% of isis fighters have been killed in u.s.-led air strikes. now officials say there are about 12,000 to 15,000 fighters left. president obama envoy to the coalition against isis says that tighter surveillance and border controls are stopping foreign fighters from joining the terror group in iraq and syria. prosecutors in south carolina have rested their case against accused church gunman dylann roof. he has already confessed to killing nine people at a black
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church in charleston. they are expected to finish the case by the end of the week and then on recess until next year. he could get the death penalty if convicted. the sierra is expected to get snow this weekend. roberta gonzales is live timing it all out for us. roberta reporter: well, good afternoon, everybody. i bet you're wondering why i'm hearing getting my grocery shopping done right now. it's because ho, ho, it's the holiday season! we're going to talk about the need for being indoors. let's check our conditions around our microclimates. we have temperatures in the 50s and low 60s winds under 10 miles an hour. that what you need to know. first off we have some north bay light rain showers and
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thunderstorms tomorrow it's heavier rain and the gustier winds increasing in the bay area. we have subtropical moisture. can you see the moisture that goes back to the hawaiian islands? that's tapping into the bay area. we have an area of low pressure north of us. they are mixing together to causing a mess over the bay area. so let's go ahead and tell you when you can expect the sloppy weather to pick up across the bay area in the form of heavy rain and gusty winds. we take you through the morning commute pretty much you're going to be hit with heavy rain. we'll have heavy rain to the north of the bay area. lunch hour the rain is across the central bay and the gusty winds and by the evening commute, that's when we have a mess across the roads with ponding on the roads and high tides. rainfall up to 2" generally. but we are talking about 4 to 6" a half a foot of rain around
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lake, mendocino and humboldt counties. we've flood watch in effect there. meanwhile we have gusty winds so high wind watches in effect for just about the entire bay area with some wind gusts up to 45 miles per hour. and let it snow! we are talking about two feet of snow above 8,000 feet. see what does it mean? as far as we are concerned, by the time our sun sets, we have light rain to the north, temperatures today 50s and 60s. and then we're talking about the extended forecast, once the rain moves out. sunny and cool throughout the weekend. we have stephen taylor here today. talk to me about you firm and commitment > we have in san francisco for 40 years and our commitment to the community and everyone here is we live in a place of plenty and people need food and we have partnered with the food bank to give as part of the food from the bar campaign
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$35,000. >> oh, my goodness! drum rom! [ drum roll! we have a drum roll! $35,000! >> but it's not just the money. we also had from our entire firm about 85% of our 190 employees participate in stuffing bags with food and working shifts and being part of it and we just want to say thanks to all the fantastic and wonderful stuff do you. >> you are the man. tell everybody at your offices that i love them. we have katie from whole foods. >> there's two great ways to get involved at whole foods market. buy nonperishables and donate them in the food barrels or cash at the registers. what's great about that is one dollar donated buys about $6 worth of food. >> so you made it not only fun and easy but so accessible and wow, so advantageous, too. now we have terry here. so great to see you. tell me how many people are we going to get to feed with $35,000? >> we just appreciate our
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community partners so much. this $35,000 generates about 100,000 meals. it's necessary. in san francisco we estimate the snead about 25% of our people in the area are in need of food assistance. >> reporter: that's incredible because i can look around here and i see five people and we're talking maybe one or two out of all these people are in need of this right here. so come to whole foods. i'd like to say hi! or go to your computer. it's and please help in us our food campaign. we are getting so much closer to christmas and new year's eve and new year's day but hunger is a year-long affect. we need your help all year. so you know what? i have more shopping to do and more hugging to do, too. look at these smiles! >> we love it. >> happy people! >> you feel good in your heart when you give. >> you're good at shopping and hug,ing, roberta. >> great job, roberta, thank you so much. new at noon warriors star kevin durant is showing holiday
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love to his former stopping grounds oklahoma city. his foundation just donated $57,000 for the new school for the city's homeless children. in the statement, positive tomorrow's president said we have already turned away over 60 students this school year but without kevin's generosity that number would have been much higher. nfl team owners are meeting in texas today and a major item on the agenda is the future of the oakland raiders. just yesterday the oakland city council and alameda county supervisors voted to pursue a plan to keep the team in oakland. the stadium proposal came from an investment group organized by former nfl player ronnie lott. team owner mark davis has been leaning toward a new venue in las vegas. next, a major milestone. what amazon just did that's breaking delivery barriers. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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despite california regulations. today is the first day uber deployed self- driving cars to pick-up riders. the company moved forward uber is testing self-driving cars without permits from the state. today is the first day they are deployed to pick up riders. the company moved forward with its tests without the blessing of the california dmv. the dmv was critical of the decision but it's unclear if uber will face any consequences. taking a look at the big board, see how the financial markets are doing right now. the dow is down at this hour about 129 points. an update on the formerly
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conjoined twins. we show you the first time they looked at each other after the separation surgery. that and more at 5:00. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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on a new frontier for their deliveries. the company says today they made their first customer delivery by drone. "here's how it works - customer's package on board"" so far its only in the u-k. the first package was successf amazon made their first customer delivery by drone today. >> here's how it works.
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moments after receiving the order, an electrically powered amazon drone makes its way down an automated track and then rises into the sky with the customer's package on board. >> so far it's only in the uk. the first package was successfully dropped off to a man in cambridge just a short time ago. amazon says the package took 13 minutes to deliver from the time he ordered. >> not bad. >> the future. a look at the future there. >> i'm just waiting for the day when they deliver breakfast at 3:30 a.m. -- >> i want that. yeah. i want that. that's it. captions by: caption colorado
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♪ >> liam: i should have seen this coming. >> bill: probably. >> liam: i mean, that -- that woman lives for her son. wyatt says "i want steffy," quinn has to deliver. >> bill: by getting her appointed ceo of forrester. her plan might work. >> liam: no. no. the plan will not work. steffy and wyatt are over. the question is -- what happens when quinn realizes that? what happens when she sees that she gave up that c.e.o. position for nothing? she's gonna go after steffy. that's what -- this is why -- this is why steffy has to turn down the job. she cannot let quinn keep manipulating her. >> eric: so, what about it, steffy? will you accept the position of c.e.o. of forr


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