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tonight, we're separating fact from fiction about what you can take on board your next flight. the mother of a fallen hero goes face to face with a commander in chief. could a crosswalk have saved >>e life of a little boy? > a massive hack attack. is your credit card number safe? and a soldier home, thanks to the kindness of strangers. wusa9 at 11:00 starts now. first tonight, word that the move to ban
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planes is growing. yes, there's already a laptop ban coming from some countries, one government agency is thinking about banning them on all inatternional flights. here's transportation reporter, pete muntine. >> busy night here at dulles. this could make things more congested. you can't carry on anything larger than your phone. into and out of the country. this will be a headache, his family just got back from iran. >> i think it is inconvenient for lots of people. >> changes to carry ons could happen soon. a head of homeland security just said so on fox news. he thinks isis wants to make a laptop bomb. and use it on an airliner from the united states. >> there's a real threat. there's numerous threats against aviation. we're going to raise the bar for generally speaking aviation security much higher than it is now. >> a smaller ban started a month ago. it is focused on flights from ten middle er
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bags. airlines pointed tests like this, they say laptops in the cargo hold are still dangerous. instead, they want extra screening for explosives, not a ban. >> groups are warning that this would be a major, major change, and a major disruption as well. >> some travelers say they are okay with the idea, so long as it means they are safer. >> i can understand the reason why you guys do that, and it doesn't cause you a lot of trouble. >> what's the timing on this? the head of homeland security won't say. the agency is simply following intelligence for now. at dulles international airport, wusa 9. and that's not all. tsa agents are testing out new screening procedures. bottom line, you'll have to take more stuff out of your carry on at a few test airports. the goal is clearing clutter that screeners have to
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this one replaces the check who checks your boarding pass with a machine that does the same thing. they can scan driver's license and passports that match your name up with the flight's manifest. that test program is expected to show up at dulles next month. some people living in southeast are wondering if the cities learned anything from the death of a six-year-old. this is xavier lucky. he was hit and killed by a car on his birthday. less than two weeks ago. it all happened in the 4300 block of livingston road. a road that neighbors say is straight up dangerous. here's delia goncalves. >> the stretch has always been a problem. cars simply going way too fast. the only reason why folks are slowing down now, is to take a look at this growing memorial for a little boy who never made it across the street. >> there's always people flying up and through the street. always.
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>> kids everywhere. >> i'm afraid to go out. >> 15 miles an hour in the school zone, just check out the sign posted to slow drivers down. when children are present monday through friday, except holidays. well, today is a holiday and plenty of children are present. so -- >> what do you think the city needs to do? >> crosswalk, they have it everywhere else. why can't they have it here? >> no crosswalk, no flashing light, and a playground there, picnic tables here. >> there's a basketball court down there. there are tons of children that live up all through here. >> xavier lucky used to live here, too. may 17, his sixth birthday, he foll owedfriends running down the hill and across the street. he never made it to the other side. the driver who hit and killed xavier eventually turned himself into police. >> there's no speed bump. >> they don't care. let me rephrase .
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out here. walking this road every day. >> something needs to be done. >> now folks hope to be the noise city leaders need to hear to make their neighborhood safe for their children. in southeast, wusa 9. also in the district tonight, some serious questions about who is teaching the city's kids. our news partners report 200 teachers from d.c. public schools have quit their jobs since the school year began. that's more than most other urban areas the post examined. they have been trying to hire full-time teachers to cover, but the best time to hire them is over the summer. new tonight, a statement from tiger woods on his dui arrest and this mug shot right here. he says this is the face of a man hit by a quote, unexpected reaction to prescribe medications. absolutely no alcohol involved, he says. police arrested woods around 3:00 this morning near his home
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morning in jail. and no matter where you call home, this could affect you. hackers drop malware into the systems at chipotle restaurants. that means criminals might have your credit card number. if you used a card between march 24 and april 18, check your statement for charges you didn't make. if you see one, call your credit card company. you can also ask them to put an alert on your account. we have a lot more on this waiting for you right now on and our wusa9 app. so, president trump is back from his first foreign trip and back at the twitter. among the things he is tweeting about, nato. take a look at this one from may 27. he says many nato countries have agreed to step up payments considerably as they should, money is beginning to pour in. so, that's what we plan to verify for you tonigh
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the president is correct that many anyway toe countries agreed to spend more on their military budgets, but that's not the result of the nato summit this past week when president trump told them it was time to do so. our verify researchers say it stated right here in number 18 at the summit decloration back from 2014. that is when the country agreed to stop cutting military spending and to start increasing it toward 2% of their gross domestic product by 2024. also, we cannot verify that money is quote, pouring in, first of all, countries do not pay the u.s. nor do they pay nato directly. the issue that the president has is how much each nato member country spends on its own defense. so, we can verify that president trump's tweet about money from nato pouring in, is false. if you see something on your social media feeds or tv, wondering if you're fake, let
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it's what we do. we can always get in touch with my colleague to find him on social media. or just e-mail the whole squad. the address, speaking of president trump and twitter, he's acknowledged a deadly hate crime in portland three days later. police say a 35-year-old self- proclaimed white supremacyst started yelling racial slurs at two women last friday. one of them was wearing a hajab at the time. three good samaritans stepped up to stop him, the suspects stabbed and killed two of them. here's stephanie ramirez with the president's response. >> the president tweeted sunday, the violent attacks in portland on friday are unacceptable. the victims were standing up to hate and intolerance, our prayers are with them. >> isn't this a good thing that he tweeted this today? >> it's a positive development and something we do welcome, especially in this intolerant
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climate. >> spokeswoman for care says it is still frustrating. >> it's really not enough. >> for one, she is critical of where the tweet came from. it was posted to the account, which is said to be run by the president's staff, and not his personal account. the tweet also came after former cbs anchor, dan rather, called on the president to recognize portland's brave americans on his facebook page, his post says this kind of extremism is on the rise, especially in the wake of your political presidency. these are some of the hate related incidents we reported on. the murder of second lieutenant, richard collins, iii, she thought the president would mention. >> the memorial day weekend, when we honor the sacrifice of, you know, men and women who have served to protect and defend our freedom. we would have thought that we would hear something from the president, you know, basically saying that he denos
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kind of attacks and these uptick in domestic terrorist incidents and fortunately, we heard pin drop silence. >> the care leader has hopes president trump will do more. in d.c., stephanie ramirez, wusa 9. >> president trump made his first memorial day pilgrimage at arlington national cemetery. he paid tribute to those who died defending our freedom. then he walked to section 60. many troops killed in iraq and afghanistan are buried. the president accepted a rose from a woman who lost her son. >> thank you so much. >> thank you, darling. >> it really means a lot to me. it really does. my son loves his country very, very much. >> that's allison. a gold star mom with a hero for a son. marine staff sergeant, james michael of carol co
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maryland. killed in afghanistan in 2011. not far from there, honors for the fallen in the form of roses. we're going to explain this unusual sight at arlington. and a stranger in an airport takes action, getting a soldier home to his family. tonight, you'll hear from them both. i'm tracking a couple showers and storms well south of us tonight on the carolinas and even in southeastern virginia as close as the northern neck. there's been a little lightning as it is moving off toward the east. quick look at future cast shows we may see a few showers overnight into tomorrow morning and again tomorrow afternoon. back with your full seven-day forecast in a few minutes. that's all ahead as we continue live from the nation's capital tonight. you're watching wusa9 at 11:00.
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me to listen carefully. i'm ralph northam,aught and when survivors of the virginia tech shooting asked me to support an assault weapons ban and close the gun show loophole, i took on the fight. i saw what those weapons can do as an army doctor during the gulf war. now, i'm listening carefully to donald trump, and i think he's a narcissistic maniac. whatever you call him, we're not letting him bring his hate into virginia. the insurance companies and the credit card companies and the wall street banks - that's what tom perriello is about.
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because progressive causes have been my life's work. i'm tom perriello, and i'm running for governor to reduce economic inequality, raise wages, eliminate the burden of student debt and protect our climate. together we really can build a virginia that works for everyone. it's become a memorial day tradition. roses handed out at arlington national cemetery. a token of appreciation to families of the fallen. today, volunteers offered a thank you and a rose to 30,000 people at arlington and at other naal
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for jfk. president john f. kennedy would have turned 100 years old today. a wreath was placed at his grave site. the eternal flame burning nearby. lot 45, section 30. every square inch of it. and tonight, the birthday tribute extended to the kennedy center for the performing arts. an evening of music, dance, and rare video footage. our very own, andrea roane shared the stage with actors, brian and fin to offer readings from some of president kennedy's speeches. as the nation pauses to honor those who gave all this memorial day, a young army mechanic and his family are giving thanks for the kindness of a stranger. here's reporter, christina coleman from our sister station in st. louis. >> what's up, buddy? >> recorded this video of him surprising his younger brother and sister with his return home on friday.  it wa
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tillson. he is currently stationed at fort hood military post in texas. >> more than anything, more than anything in the world, i was wanting to come home. >> which is why tillson bought a stand by ticket to buy the first available ticket home. hoping airline staff could help, a man named josh happened to see him. >> i just noticed this kid at the ticket counter that seemed stressed out, and i saw a ticket agent that seemed stressed out, like she couldn't do anything to help. >> so raine bought tillson a $350 ticket so that the soldier could fly home right away. >> we parted ways and he ran back and asked if he could give me a hug. >> it meant a lot, whose dad is an army vet and served as an officer. he says he is proud to help someone who will protect and serve. >> it made so many people happy. >> keenan's mom was grateful, too. when she learned he was definitely coming home
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>> i could hear it in his voice, that he was emotional. so then my eyes are watering. it's the unknown. >> i am so appreciative for him buying my ticket, not knowing who i am. >> generosity spirit. >> doing the right thing. and you know. >> brings a tear to my eye. thank you so much for your service. hey howard. >> good day today. >> thank you for the weather today. finally, we got a little bit. >> a few hours of sunshine. >> a little bit. we'll take it. it was rainy the whole time. >> we got a couple showers that may be plaguing us tomorrow afternoon. we're not out of the woods. thursday is the day you want. let's show you what's happening with our 3-degree guarantee. forecast the high temperature today of 85. and when we got the sunshine, we got the heat. we hit 85 today. that's a bulls eye. we'll take that any day of the week. tomorrow, 77 is my 3-degree guarantee temperature. we're talking about a day planner tomorrow, which
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chance for a couple showers in the morning and chance for storms in the afternoon. miles want to go low. we can still make 77. but, mid 70s with enough sunshine. we're not going to be mid 80s tomorrow. right now, low 60s, still 71 gaithersburg. here in d.c. and leesburg, 72. we'll be cool into the 60s tonight as the winds are now back for the east, southeast. the marine layer is coming back, humidity is high, and temperatures won't be dropping off a whole lot more tonight from where they are. the weather headline did not go with the yellow weather alert. it won't be widespread enough. a few more showers and storms. some isolated showers and storms in the afternoon. thursday looks great. if you can take off thursday, i know it's a short week. try to get it off if you can. and once again friday into the weekend, looks unsettled. we did not have one clear weekend the entire month of may. we're watching all this action tonight down here. also
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this front, that energy coming together and that's why we have the shower threat again on tuesday. big couple of showers here and there tonight, and tomorrow. not going to rain by any stretch. in the afternoon, notice the shower threat coming across, maybe a thunderstorm or two. and then by evening, things will settle down. clouds return tomorrow night and yes, we'll do it again wednesday with a mix of sun and clouds and afternoon and evening showers and storms before some pleasant weather moves in, all be it briefly on thursday. for tonight, 58 to 66. isolated showers and patchy fog. winds turning toward the southeast. tomorrow morning, a few showers here and there, but comfortable. low 60s, low 70s by the lunch hour. in the afternoon, mid to upper 70s with enough sunshine. we'll have some scattered showers and storms once again. three-day forecast, wednesday, isolated afternoon showers, but 82. thursday, the pick of the week is 79. come friday, 85
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afternoon. and then yeah, more showers and storms and another unsettled weekend. temperatures to around 80. >> thank you, howard. well, as we know, memorial day weekend, a time to remember those who fought for our freedom and didn't come home. for many veterans who did return, it's not easy adjusting to civilian life. wusa 9 photo journalist, deon introduces us to a group of veterans who found for them, common ground looks a lot like ice. >> one, two, three. we all enjoy hockey. we've all been in the military. we have all been through the same thing. and it is great to get together and talk about it and play some hockey. >> injured in iraq, you know, warriors hockey, that's what it's all about. it's about getting them together, building a team. i like to call it group therapy on steroids. that's why tournaments like this and playing hockey as warriors is so important to us. beus
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commonality, not only among our teammates, but among our opponents as well. >> don't let him walk through there. >> it feels like we have been forgotten about. so, you know, with events like this, and organizations like this, it helps us to interact with people again. >> once we get one, the rest will come. >> it has become our comrade of fellow veterans having that common bond through hockey. >> veterans, that still love the game of hockey, and you know, we may not be as fast and quick as some of the other disciplines. but, we represent a unique subset of those that play the game of hockey. >> we thank them all for their service. some big cheers, they returned home as champions for the first time in 42 years. and yup, that's the nats game and yeah, that's a big spike. we'll tell you about both of those stories, next.
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brought to you by exfinty. it is a big night in college park. the terps men lacrosse team got a welcome home after winning the national title. that team has been to 19, 19 final four tournaments with nothing to show for it, until now. terps facing their big ten rival, ohio state in today's ncaa final. it was a defensive battle until the fourth quarter. both teams combined for six goals. defender, tim molar named most outstanding player and the maryland men won it all. the first lacrosse championship in 42 years. >> these kids are just such great kids that you know, they get me excited to get up and go to work every day. just to work hard for them. they are what it's all about. >> so, the women's team won their
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lacrosse is big in maryland and that's much to the surprise of our john henry who is from the midwest. >> don will never forget his time on the terps lacrosse team. >> i was 17. brings back a will the of good memories. >> he started as an all american. he spared some time today to cheer on his alma mater during his championship match against ohio state. >> it was surreal. just such a feeling that i think it finally happened. >> the men's team finally got the monkey off its back. both have always been competitive, the men hadn't won a national championship since 1975. and in the state like maryland, such a victory was long overdue. >> 40 years of a lot of good teams. back to the ladies, congratulations to them. this is a hot bed for lacrosse. >> if you aren't from the area, you may be confused as to why this such a big deal. the state of maryland dominate at the sport of lacrosse. it is de
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official team sport of maryland. the high school teams here in the state consistently rank among the best in national competition. and since 1971, 70% of ncaa men's championship games have had a representative from maryland. >> you know, it's fast moving, exciting. >> and that's no surprise to natives as all of you pointed out on twitter today. crab cakes and lacrosse, that's what maryland does. from college park, john henry, wusa 9. one more sports note for you tonight, away against the giants. who cares about the highlights when you've got this? a full on brawl on the diamond. bryce harper charged the mound after giants pitcher, hunter strikeland hit him in the leg. that emptied the benches. final score here, nats 3 and giants 0. we're not done yet. come with us inside a special operation to surprise a young woman at her graduation. that's next
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two weeks ago, and my sister knows, but she doesn't know i'm here. i'm going to give her a surprise for graduation. >> christopher hid away at his sister's high school during her graduation. he hid, she thought he wasn't coming, but check this out. >> carly, we have a special surprise for you. this is already a special day for you and we would like to make it more special by introducing first class -- [ applause ] [ cheers ] >> my sister has always been there for me no matter what. so here i am for her. >> diploma in hand
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sister right there, she is on top of the world tonight. isn't that lovely? >> i bet she is much happier seeing her brother than the diploma. >> probably. not that it's not important, but yeah. >> what about the weather in the morning? >> we may see a couple showers and again in the afternoon. and again wednesday. thursday still looks great, and i'm tired of drawing seven days that have rain drops. >> we're tired of hearing you with that. >> that's wusa 9 news for tonight. thank you so much for watching and have a ♪ and have a ♪ nothing performs like a tempur-pedic. and now is the best time to buy one. now through june 11th, save $600 when you buy select tempur-pedic mattress sets.
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republican leaders are to affordable health care. i'm tom perriello and in congress i voted for obamacare because it was wrong that a million virginians weren't covered while insurance companies held all the power. now i'm running for governor because it's wrong that most virginia incomes haven't gone up in 20 years. together, we can stop donald trump, raise wages and build an economy that works for everyone. and we'll make sure this never happens in virginia.
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narrator:to do time is what is right. ralph northam. army doctor during the gulf war. volunteer director of a pediatric hospice. progressive democrat. in the senate, he passed the smoking ban in restaurants,
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and stood up to the nra. as lieutenant governor, dr. northam is fighting to expand access to affordable healthcare. ralph northam believes in making progress every day. and he won't let donald trump stop us.
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captioning sponsored by cbs > my dearest replacement sarah huckabee sanders. i feel compelled to write a few lines that will fall upon your eyes in the event that i am unable to return, which if i had my druthers, i would not. ( laughter ) the possibility of dysentery and trench foot are more agreeable than defending the president's tweets. ( laughter ) i'm pleading with my commanding officer to send me to a war zone


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