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announcer: now, abc 7 news at noon. on your side. right now at noon, the white house is going through another major overhaul. anthony scaramucci is out as communications director. john kelly is in as chief of staff. president trump is hoping the changes will bring order to the white house after several sweeping changes in six months in office. our question of the day to you
state of affairs at the white house? go to wjla.com now and let us know. the latest now on the west wing revamp. >> already a crisis for the new white house chief of staff, john kelly. president trump personally dictated the misleading initial state and released by donald jr. to the new york times that the meeting he, jared kushner and paul manna ford had with a was not arussians campaign issue at the time. >> he was coming back from the g 20 and the president wasn't involved in that. >> trump's legal team denied that he had any involvement but sources refute that. donald jr. also admitted the meeting was campaign related and he agreed to take it after being promised on heller clinton. >> it shows the president is willing to micromanage the russia investigation response
mislead the american people. >> his lawyer talking about the report saying "it is inaccurate and impertinent." his new now on right-hand man. the team reeling after the resignations of sean spicer, rinse grievous and anthony scaramucci. >> and predict that general kelly will go down in terms of the position of chief of staff, one of the great ever. >> trump showing no signs he is willing to adjust his social media behavior, tweeting on tuesday "only be fake news media want me to stop using social media." today, anthony scaramucci was the focus of headlines nationwide. >>
headlines from across the country here at the museum, lots of folks on the right to work, getting lunch and getting breakfast. lots of folks say they couldn't talk about it or they didn't want to talk about the anthony scaramucci story but we got interesting opinions. >> it seems like they're getting rid of a lot of people to have new people that maybe are more supportive of trump. >> it looks like he is trying to shake up his white house staff and i think he has done that i hiring john kelly. >> a lot of thing that folks are taking note of is where each front page has the anthony scaramucci story. on the miami herald it is below the full. adrianna: remember that we are following every move out of the white house closely, whether it is a change or new hire. we have you covered online at wjla.com. stay
news on facebook and twitter. now, we have been spoiled with comfortable conditions for two straight days. there may be at slight chance for a few storms later on today. chief meteorologist doug hill is here with a look at the forecast. a very pleasant day for day three. temperatures will creep up slowly but no major swings. beautiful right out on congressional. nobody on the fairway but the wind is called. liketernoon, it will feel 90-92. let's talk about the current temperatures we have now. 87 degrees at reagan national. we are in the same ballpark -- mid-upper 80's. 86 degrees in baltimore. with the added moisture in the air, it is time to go back to the feels like map and it is indicating it is
90 in warrenton. 89 degrees in annapolis. this video can continues today and all week long and temperatures will climb. not much of a breeze out there. so if you're sitting in the sunshine, plan ahead because the sunshine is intense in early august and humidity levels will creep up. keep yourself well hydrated. satellite and radar this time, one storm coming across areas of southern pennsylvania into sections of frederick county, maryland. a little bit of lightning there associated with that system and that is it. that is the pattern we have seen over the past several days in the mountain areas and these are over the catoctin mountains. that'll be the story over the next several days. storms butowers and otherwise typically august weather with lots of sunshine and high temperatures. and we will, 90 have sunshine with isolated storms. the best chance of any storms will be on friday. we will check out
with the next 10 days here for few minutes. adrianna: the search for three missing people in loudoun county has taken a tragic turn. a mother, her young son and cousin are found dead after a car overturned into a creek. john gonzalez has the latest. heavy rain wehe got last friday and into saturday? 11 county sheriff's office believes that bad weather may have played a factor in this accident. this young mother and two small boys were seen alive leaving a relative's home in ashburn, virginia that night. who mader stepmother the terrible discovery. her car overturned in the water yesterday evening and the bodies asheurtney
nine-year-old cousin, partially submerged in this creek. they were visiting this area to stay with family in leesburg. friday night they never made it to that home. the stepmother inside telling us they are not ready to go on camera. here is a woman who drove this road a number of times this past weekend. >> since friday i have been down the road eight times and i can't believe we missed it and last night i was crying reading that information. it is heart-wrenching. john: what you are looking at is the area where the car went over. the metal rail is damaged. dayse and family spent since they were reported missing over the weekend searching different route. today, police say there is no indication of any foul play. in leesburg, i am john gonzalez. rightna: happening
maryland after a woman's body was found buried in the sand. the body of a woman vacationing from texas was spotted on the beach near second street yesterday morning. police have not said how she died but they expect to have the autopsy result in the next two days. police in d.c. have been busy with several shootings. the latest this morning in northeast. we know that a man was injured during the shooting but it is not clear if he was hit by the gunfire. this happened blocks away from where he 17-year-old was shot and killed over the weekend. it is national might out when police departments across our region hold events aimed at fighting crime. block parties, candlelight vigils and athletic events. designednight out was to strengthen ties between police and the communities they serve. out costational night
34th year. happening to you. a burglar taking a door down with your child home alone. find out what they did. and an amazing rescue caught on tape. what it did for fire crews rescue a dog and its owner from a car in high water. plus, aletter boy -- little boy spreading the joy on a flight. here's a check on traffic. good afternoon. hello, everyone. it is a quiet ride out there to get things started. nothing too bad. we start off in gaithersburg on i to 70 northbound. northbound here, everything is wide open in both directions so you should be in good shape. .hat extends further up no factor so far so good shape on to 70. virginia
past duke street, just fine here for both directions here. same across the 14th street bridge into the city which is always welcome news. is looking good heading south past route 123. this is where the lanes narrow down's are typically it is where delays will start but that is not the case so far. a little bit of volume but nothing too slow at all at this point. of vienna,d out great chain as you head out this way off the beltway toward centreville and beyond. that is all from the traffic center.
on your side. must-see video now out of illinois. a burglar kicking down a door of a home in illinois. security cameras rolling as a man stops to hear if anyone is home. upstairs, a 16-year-old locked herself in her room as he walked up the steps. as he approached, she screamed and scared him away. a father and daughter on trial in north carolina. two years ago, an fbi agent called 911 after he eat jason corbitt upside the head with a baseball bat. he said he did it because he was trying to choke his daughter to death and he called it a fight for survival. mymy daughter's husband, son-in-law, gotten a fight with my daughter. he is in badand shape.
baseball bat in court and a usedy brick that molly to hit her husband. their children are with jason sister in ireland. a big scare for passengers on a sri lankan flight when a lithium ion caught fire on board. smoke was detected near an overhead in. crews extinguished that fire, avoiding what could have been a big disaster in the sky. surrounds theon safety protocol of bringing those devices with lithium batteries onboard airplanes. >> there is no single safety standard, manufacturing standard for lithium-ion batteries. they can be made anywhere by anyone. the cheaper they are, the less well-built they are and the higher risk of fire. adrianna: the faa recently conducted new tests on lithium-ion batteries which can explode. the faa has recorded 18
wereries on airports airplanes. a wisconsin technology company will have a microchip injected into their hands. three square market says the employees can use the chips to buy food and locked doors in the building. the chip will be implanted tween the thumb and forefinger. the procedure was not mandatory but more than 50 people volunteered to give it a try. and now, this incredible video out of colorado. trapped in an suv and high water is rescued by firefighters. dog's owner was also pulled from the car. it was parked before thunderstorms hit and it turned the dry creek into a raging body of water. both the dock and its owner made their way out safely. no injuries were reported. tropical depression emily
not before packing a punch. parts of florida were slammed with heavy wind and rain as the storm churned across the state. emily poses no direct threat to any land areas. the storm could bring rough seas and rip currents to the east coast this week. all right. the good thing is she is staying down there. doug: the forecast from the hurricane center, they never bring it back to a tropical storm and they keep it a tropical depression. the atlanticacross so there is no more effect on land. for early august. more heat and humidity but nothing terrible. looking live from the rooftop beautifulsolutely around the area here with plenty of sunshine to go towards the afternoon. we will keep an eye on the doppler radar.
thunder. we did see one just this hour over northern frederick county, maryland but they are few and far between. 84 in manassas. 84 degrees at washington dulles. baltimore at 86. 87 at reagan national. afternoon, a touch more humid. 89 degrees this afternoon, one degree above average. there is the storm that developed over southern pennsylvania and moved across the mason-dixon line. keep an eye out here that there have been no lightning in the past 50 minutes but some downpours popping south and west of frederick and there will be more in the mountain tops today. way down to the south, here is the tropical depression emily over the atlantic, to the east of jacksonville. showers and storms detected over the atlantic but they are far enough of sure that there are no radar site. we
there are a fair number of thunderstorms popping up in advance but we don't have radar coverage so it will take the gusty wind and storms out over the water of the atlantic. as far as the wind goes, it is described as a tropical depression with wind up to 35 miles per hour and over the next several days, it is as a tropical depression. our weather is ok. no major extremes. it will be a touch warmer and more humid but no widespread rain or storms although we will have showers and temperatures will cool back down. this is a nice pattern for us. there will be isolated storm chances in the afternoon. saturday, the possibility of a storm but things are now looking better. and a game at fedex --
rfk, watch it live on newschannel 8. the weather will be perfect at .ock creek and around next week, it may briefly warm up a little bit but then it will start to cool down. we will have a few warm and hot and humid days but that is as good as it gets here in august. we will take that and then we get into september and it will be cooler. adrianna: i am on board. the start of the school board is just around the corner. people are digging deep into their pockets. back-to-school spending will top $83 billion across the country. if you have a child k-12 you might spend an average of $87. it gets worse after that. student, you might spend on average $969. parents
online when it comes to textbooks and electronics. closer to back to school time, joining forces with united way and a d.c. united to stuff the bus. august 10, bring backpacks and school supplies to be safeway in southeast. they will donate the school supplies to local kids. that is next thursday, august 10. coming up, the threat of winter coming a bit too soon for some game of thrones fans.
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hbo has confirmed the cyber attack. chris connelly has the story. i was drunk for most of it. chris: now, hbo fighting a different war. hbo's boss saying they are battling a data incident. threatening to put written materials from next week's game script,es, possibly the on the internet for all to see. to shakeates tried internet.y at the >> a couple of reporters got this female saying that they had hacked into hbo and they had gathered terabytes of data. the email reading "the greatest league of the era is happening.
pioneers to download the leak. word." and spread the herhe was mine and you took for me. why did you do that? chris: in a memo to employees. the hbo direct are called the andch disrupting disturbing. >> so many men have tried to kill me that i don't remember all of their names. chris: they also have access to future episodes of bowlers and room 104. and it comes to game of thrones, the stakes couldn't be higher. the viewers are in a dead heat with the walking dead. disruptedill not be by fans checking out illegally hacked info. >> i trust the eyes of an honest man more than i trust what everybody knows.
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