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candidates made their pitch -- it drew more attention this year than usual. in a moment we will have -- but first garrett haik joins us live with what happened inside with trump and the other contenders. >> all three came out with the same major talking points in play. all three promised to tear up the nuclear deal with iran, all three promised to move the us embassy in israel to jerusalem and all three condemned palestinian violence against israeli violence -- israelis. -- >> republican presidential candidate, donald trump. >> reporter: when he took the stage tonight about half the audience of 15,000 sat on their hands. tentative applause
trump to the podium. there he did something unusual. he delivered a talk -- a prepared speech vowing his similarity to a traditional candidate. >> i didn't come to you to pander to you about israel. that's what politicians do. all talk, no action. >> reporter: he packed his speech with rhetoric about taking on iran. >> when i become president the days of treating israel like a second-class citizen will end on day one. >> reporter: the crowd warmed to trump, whose applause line sounded much like his rivals. >> america will stand unapologetically with the nation of israel. [cheering]
[000:02:58;00] to promote a culture of hatred and death. we must make it clear we will not tolerate such behavior. >> reporter: several attendees told us afterward that john kasich one over the room. -- won over the room. >> mostly we hear about the others and after hearing him, he really sounded pro-israel. i really liked what i was hearing. >> reporter: but trump cleared the ball, -- the bar, attendees agreeing. >> he's not polished like the other candidates. i think i'm going to stick with trump. >> reporter: there had been reports during the week that a group of rabbis was going to stage a walkout protest during trench remarks today. that didn't happen. in fact trump made it all the way through without any real interruption by protesters of any kind in cut -- inside the room. reporting live, garrett haik
wusa 9 . >> outside it was a tame story standards. about 100 passionate people out here protesting a few things. >> reporter: inside the aipac conference nearly 24,000 people who made the trip. >> pretty impressive, feels pretty good. >> reporter: outside there were different views. >> it was to protest that blended into one, some protesting aipac and us policies toward israel and palestine. >> i am here to protest the disproportionate power that aipac has on the government system. >> but most are here to protest donald trump. >> we've been very worried that trump has gotten this far with such a message of division and
violence and hatred. and narrative -- homophobia, a narrative of hate. >> he said he has two things to worry about, his black and muslim. >> i fear will if he becomes the president -- >> you are afraid of what happens if he becomes president. >> yes pretty much. >> he like everybody else has the right to speak. >> reporter: she says she's met some aipac members who agree with him on the donald -- with her on the donald. >> we don't necessarily agree on everything but i'm happy they are here and i am glad we can find common ground. >> i certainly am not decided yet on who i want to vote for. >> reporter: it's certainly a passionate crowd out here. more importantly, a peaceful crowd. no violence that we saw and
only one arrest for misdemeanor charges. democrat bernie sanders says the united states should have unwavering support for israel but he also added that in middle east peace solution must recognize the civil rights of the palestinian people. he did not intent -- attend the conference, instead delivering his remarks at a campaign event in salt lake city. hillary clinton did attend the conference saying that the country needs steady hands, not someone who is negotiable about everything. earlier today he led journalists -- on a tour of the hotel. it's being built not far from the white house. it will feature restaurants, stores and luxury hotel rooms. one way or another, with trump will make his way -- one way or another, trump will make his
way to pennsylvania avenue. and anti-trump -- protester a misdemeanor charge of assault with injury at a rally on tucson on saturday. pettway is assigned to the tucson air force base. they said they are reviewing the incident. and new york times cbs poll released tonight by the ultra publican field embarrassed by trump's campaign but would support him. 31% for clinton, 52% for trump. records were not -- candidates on both sides have been holding campaigns here. utah is one of three states holding elections tomorrow. republicans and democrats will vote in the arizona primaries, a state sanders has been betting on with its 85 delegates. democrats will caucus in idaho. stay on top of all the developments in this election.
download the free histories been made. after president obama met with cuban president raul castro in havana. it was the first time leaders of the two governments had official got -- contact in more than half a century. obama called this a new day. between the queue countries but after the meeting obama said he had a frank discussion with castro about that country's human rights record. >> we had a good conversation about that and actually make progress -- that i think will allow us to see the full flowering of a relationship that is possible. in the absence of that i think it will continue to be very powell -- powerful. >> tonight the first lady michelle obama -- is being honored at a palace of the revolution. the menu includes cream soup
flavored with brown, plenty of cigars being passed around. more history will be made later this week when the rolling stones play a free concert there in cuba. the government there once persecuted people for listening to rock music. right now crews are hard at work setting up the stage for friday's concert. the stones will also donate instruments and musical equipment to cuban musicians. and now the battle between the of the eye -- the fbi and apple. they may have found a way to unlock the phone without apple in one of the -- owned by one of the shooters in the san bernardino terrorist attack. a court hearing was set to take place tomorrow, but late today federal prosecutors asked for a delay. a judge agreed to postpone that
hearing. in print county and outpouring of support this week for the viewing and funeral of a police officer will be open to the public. officer kolten was in plainclothes when he was shot and killed by another officer who mistook him for a gunman shooting at the district 3 police station. officer colson's viewing will be held thursday in phelps will. -- another viewing takes place thursday. they've released a report -- investigators say 24-year-old mitchell was not on a waiting list for -- a mental hospital even though he'd been ordered to go there. he stopped taking his medication and was arrested after being caught stealing from a portsmouth convenience store. he died of a heart condition coupled with a loss of 10% of his body weight.
the state trooper who killed two employees in a botched robbery -- windbreaks filed for bankruptcy last year investigators say he shot and killed the two turnpike workers yesterday when an armored truck came to pick up toll money. breaks was killed in a shootout with police. police have reopened a section of ridge road near woodfield and damascus that had been closed because of an accident this afternoon involving a tractor-trailer and two picked up trucks. -- pickup trucks. one was suffering -- one drivers the -- suffered life- threatening injuries. smoke on the fourth floor. at last check no injuries reported there. no word yet on the cause of the fire. and neighbors are sounding
off -- about voice that fell the ground gave way and the boys went down. one managed to climb out but the other was stuck 30 feet below. they sent a rescue are down who pulled them out. both are suffering from minor injuries but the neighbors are livid. >> putting -- putting mulch over a whole is not covering the whole. my brother could have died. >> for now it's been covered with a heavy steel plate. 15-year-old dacula johnson has a dual that has been the top google homepage all day. she says art celebrates her african-american heritage. she won a $30,000 college scholarship. >> a tow truck driver --
we want them to grow up stronger. a well-known tow truck company after -- a driver was arrested for grand larceny. >> we have the story in arlington. >> reporter: they arrested the driver after they got a tip from the people he worked for. >> this is philip pierce, a tow truck driver and a man now facing at least six criminal charges from grand larceny to possession of a controlled substance. early sunday morning around 5 am police say they stopped
pierce >> wilson boulevard after he tried to tow a car without properly securing it. when an officer pulled pierce over, they found a number of stolen items in his truck. >> you never know when someone says -- the car is out of sight. >> all of the stolen goods allegedly came from cars parked on this lot but they didn't say whether or not pierce stole from the cars he told for work. he said one of the current -- company drivers might be stealing from cars. a spokesperson for the police department wouldn't say where pierce works but sources say he worked here at advanced towing company, a place they received national attention when a surveillance camera caught and espn reporter be reading lot attendants. and it seems like it's well known around here. >> everybody knows -- that's what they are. >> they've been accused of predatory towing and last year
they allegedly tried total a car -- tow a car with children inside it. >> we reached out to advanced towing company but so far we haven't heard back. reporting in arlington -- in ellington. >> reporter: tonight the water is on and all services are expected to be back to normal tomorrow but this was a chaotic day caused by a pipe that burst and flooded the basement. icu patients had to be moved. medical appointments were canceled and surgeries were canceled or moved to other hospitals. a follow-up report -- on a womacapturing peoples hearts. we are so happy to report that this -- they are turned -- determined to make her comfortable during the times
she has left. the previous landlord told the residents that she had to go. thank you new jersey for this gem. all caught on tape here at the newport center mall in new jersey city. we don't know what led up to this but it started getting real when the 22-year-old in the costume through off his bunny gloves and then threw down on a 44-year-old father. both men ended up getting arrested. it's not supposed to roll like that. you're supposed to roll easter eggs. >> not each other. [laughter] >> yes not rolling over each other at the mall. >> good stuff. 3 -- 3-degree guarantee worked out okay that day. -- today. remember the average high is 58, circling 52 was a little crazy but seemed good enough. we will go 61 tomorrow. the guidance coming in a little bit lower at 51 but i still
k right now 44, dewpoint in the teens. that's low humidity for this time of the year. winds now calming down after gusting to 39 miles per hour at dulles. cold with a mild finish tomorrow but again you will need your coat. you will need a code in the morning. temperatures will start out in the 30s and finally we will get to about 61 in gaithersburg and downtown. we will stay close to 60 in hagerstown and even in cumberland 63 tomorrow. wednesday and thursday we pop up to near 70, that's more like late april, and easter sunday looks great at this point. it looks dry and actually pretty toasty. you still might need a little -- a sweater in the morning with the kids but generally looks pretty nice. sunrise -- 7:01. a little chilly at 7:00.
and then by 1:00 -- sweater in the morning, and then eventually high temperatures of 67 to about 72 but all in all a pretty nice easter weekend. futurecast, 6 am tomorrow we're in the 30s. 31 in patrick and 32 in manassas and then by 9:00 -- most of the day is mostly sunny, back in the 40s by lunchtime, you still might want a light sweater or jacket. still 55 downtown, 56 in silver springs. 54 in fairfax and by 6:00 -- we might not quite make it to 50 -- 60. 60 in leesburg in manassas but still a -- and manassas but still a fantastic day. cold stardom and 42 at 9:00, 50 by 11:00 and 55 x 1 p.m. and 55 x 1 p.m.
next three days -- in thursday but we actually could stay dry with shares getting her thursday night. that could work out nicely because showers should be out of here by good friday and then there's your low 60s on saturday and near 70 for easter, showers next monday. >> i like the bunny there. >> women's tournament is coming up. >> yes maryland women trying to join the check out the fresh new look on mcdonald's mcpick 2 menu! try a flaky filet-o-fish made with sustainably sourced fish, a big mac made with 100% beef, chicken mcnuggets made with white meat, or a quarter pounder with cheese seared on the grill. pick any 2 for $5 bucks.
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knocking out the number two seeded maryland terrapins. couldn't stop chelsea plumb. she had 32 points on the night. she goes coast-to-coast -- maryland would be in it though as they always are. but then a late spurt from washington did in the terps as the huskies pull off a huge upset, 74-65. brian roberts has more. >> this is not the outcome anyone expected, maryland women losing to the huskies of washington. most people thought they would be advancing, but not to be. here's what coach and players thought. >> we're disappointed obviously for our seniors not having the opportunity to continue to be coaching them. >> how do you feel right now? >> numb. you never want to go out like that. but i think we all played our hardest.
as long as you do that walk away and shake it off. >> the lesson would be more poise and -- i think we're playing a little bit uptight. >> we wanted to leave our mark on maryland. that's not how we wanted it to end but i am glad i got the opportunity to play here. i'm glad i could be a part of a lot of special moments. >> these women are done for the tournament, especially difficult for the seniors on team -- on the team. back-to-back final fours and now staying home. all right maryland men made it back safely and so did the turtles from spokane washington, short turnaround for the terps who are in the sweet 16 for the first time since 2003. a game you can watch right here on thursday at 9:40.
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francis -- hashtag drive with francis to give updates. and warmer temperatures coming, folks. spring will finally be here. or feel like it's here anyway. >> if you have a convertible, put it down on wednesday and thursday. >> will tomorrow and a cold start but then low 70s wednesday and thursday. showers -- on thursday. and then we look ahead to
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