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around gulfstream if ever. but a tremendous tril first of all to put a race on like this. a tremendous excitement for us to build up to the rematch with california chrome. i know he's probably finished after today. but he's been a tremendous asset to our sport. and we're just so proud to have a horse of the caliber of arrogate and, you know -- he just goes from strength to strength. just superlative. >> just spectacular. let's go to laffit. >> mike smith, and hall of fame trainer bob baffert. you told me before the race you were on pins and needles. so nervous. >> the one hole. mike and i talked about it. had to break cleanly and could be shuffled back with a lot of horses in front of them. he got him out of the gate and got him run asking hi knew where he was. after that i naught he might be in the lead when i saw noble bird an easy lead. i thought wow i told my wife that noble
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lead like that. i was just watching california chrome and he was in a good spot right outside of us so i thought this is goings a -- you know who's going to give in first. lot of things going through your mind but, you know, all of this time if he could have been talk to me telling me county worry, bob, everything is cool. i would have been a lot cool cooler. but when he made that move about the 3/8 pole, i knew right there, this horse is, he's throwing into the gears and we've seen what he's doing. he's getting better and he is just, you know, such a superior, great horse. >> and now you can relax having won this $12 million pegasus world cup. gentlemen. thank you very much for the time. congratulations on the victor rismt consecutive wins in the traverse, breeder's cup classic and the inaugural
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>> the news is next except on the west coast which you are at your regularly scheduled team. with randy moss, jerry bailey, our entire racing team, mike tirico. so long from y27mky y16fy
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. news4 at 6:00 starts now. >> a controversial order from president donald trump, sending shock waves across the country and around the world. good evening. i'm erika gonzales. president trump has imposed a temporary ban on syrian refugees coming into the united states. the president has also pled
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restrictions for people who want to enter the u.s. from several predominantly muslim nations. the move has led to people being detained at airports. trump's orders have sparked protests in this country, including one at dulles international airport. but first, let's take a closer look at the countries being affected. we're talking about iraq, syria, iran, sudan, libya, somali and yemen. darcy spencer is live at dulles. what's the situation at the airport right now? >> reporter: erika, virginia's governor held a press conference here at dulles international airport this afternoon, telling the media that a family had been detained here at the airport, apparently had traveled internationally, was trying to reenter the country. a family with children. and was detained. according to the governor, this family was legally allowed to come here into the united states. he is demanding answers. now, there are demonstrators here at the airport, even as we
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support for refugees and for immigrants. the governor says he wants answers from the department of homeland security, who is being detained at the airport, why, and are any virginia residents. he is instructing the attorney general to explore all legal options. >> refugees are welcome here! no hate, no fear! refugees are welcome here! >> i am also very concerned about the national security implications of what this message has sent to members of the muslim faith, in all faiths, that we are no longer open and welcoming. this is not the nation that we know. this is not the nation that we love. >> the message this sends to all minority communities in virginia and in america, especially those virginians and those americans who are muslim, sends a message they are somehow less, because of their faith.
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and it is unamerican. >> reporter: virginia's attorney general also said that he is having his legal team look at everything about this, about their family being detained here to see what, if anything, they can do to help. erika, back to you. >> darcy spencer, thank you. we want to stay on this story. emotional moments this afternoon as one refugee detained yesterday was released from yesterday. huh meadar we're worked as an interpreter during the iraq war. he was one of two iraqis on flights when president trump signed an executive order that temporarily closes u.s. borders to refugees and people from seven countries. outside of jfk international airport today, he called america the greatest country on earth. >> this is america. this is what pushed me to move, leave my country and come here. and i'm very, very
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support me. thank you very much. >> darweesh told reporters today he likes donald trump as president but he's not sure about this particular policy. the trump administration maintains the order is not a blanket ban on muslim people. lawmakers at jfk today were very critical of it, calling it irrational and a gross violation of our standards, end quote. virginia senator tim kaine has been an outspoken critic, and you can see him tomorrow morning on "meet the press" with chuck todd right after "news4 today." much more on trump's executive actions and immigrants later in this broadcast. a head-on collision killed two men in maryland last night. saint mary's deputies say one of the drivers crossed the double yellow line near the three notch road and popular ridge road in lexington park. both people in his car died. the driver of the other car is a 24-year-old man from waldorf and
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trauma. deputies are investigating whether alcohol contributed to that crash. now new details in the deaths of three people in mclean. fairfax county police say a man murdered his wife and his teenage son before shooting himself. officers found the bodies of hong chen, shirley zhou and james chen in the family's home on wendy hill road yesterday afternoon. the georgetown university community on edge tonight after a student was kidnapped and then released. dc police need you to take a close look at some video we now have. these are surveillance cameras at a jewelry store that captured the suspect. police say the male student was grabbed and forced into a vehicle on o street northwest thursday afternoon. that suspect's gray or silver suv that you see here was also captured on surveillance cameras. police say the kidnapper drove the student to multiple atms along wisconsin avenue and tried to make big purchases
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the stores. the student was not hurt. if you recognize this individual, you're asked to call police. president trump gave his very first weekly address today. he talked about a wide range of issues, including the mexican border wall and keeping jobs in america. >> many companies have announced they are no longer moving jobs out of our country, but are instead keeping and creating jobs right here in america. >> the president also signed several more executive orders today, dealing with lobbyists and plans to defeat isis. a hair-raising situation at the presidential inauguration. how one person at the gathering ran into trouble with the law. i'm tracking light snow showers in the forecast tomorrow night on into monday. i'll have the exact timing and impa comingct
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d.c. police are looking for the person who set somebody's hair on fire. during friday's inauguration detectives have been following leads, but now they need your help. we have these pictures over facebook and twitter tonight. police want to talk to the woman in this picture. d.c. police are calling the incident an assault with a dangerous weapon. they say the suspect used a lighter to set another woman's hair on fire. that victim was not
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friday in the 700 block of pennsylvania avenue. detectives have received lots of tips from the public about this. but they haven't been able to find this suspect. a new traffic pattern should make a tricky interchange in northern virginia a little easier to navigate. it opened this morning where route meets hay market and shifts traffic from one side of the road to another without having a left turn. v dot says it will help keep traffic moving in the area and the entire project should be down done by the summer. the cold temperatures didn't stop these guys from making a splash. i can never get over this video. it s all for a good cauwase
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you're watching news4 at 6:00. a texas mosque that was previously the target of a hate crime burst into flames this morning. a convenience store clerk spotted the smoke at the islamic center at victoria and called the fire department. the cause of the fire is not known. the local fire marshall has requested help from state authorities and from atf investigators. it was in 2013 that somebody spray painted a hate message on the outside of that building. and the center was burglarized a week ago, as well. in northern virginia, people are reacting to the president's most controversial executive order yet.
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story tonight from fairfax. >> the ink was barely dry when refugees from seven mostly muslim countries began getting caught up in controversy. iraqi's previously cleared barred from board a new york-bound flight in egypt, others detained at jfk. while the order doesn't specifically name the muslim faith, it has a chilling effect. >> a lot of muslims either born here or who came here are very troubled. >> reporter: his parents came from afghanistan. at the family's market business is booming. they will soon add a restaurant section, surrounded by the art and taste of his mother country, though he's never been. >> i have more of a connection and tie to this country. >> reporter: and as of this past week, he wonders if he'll ever get the chance to even visit relatives abroad. >> it's a big question mark with today and a lot of people who are here, but whose families are
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abroad, are wondering, do i get to see my family, what does this mean for our future. >> reporter: there are a few things that are certain. the stroke of a president's pen has cast people fleeing oppression and violence into a lurch. and for him, another certainty. it's definitely a very troubling time for muslims here in america. we'll see what the future has in store. >> reporter: derrick ward, news4. get ready for another set of delays on metro. coming up in two weeks, metro says its first maintenance surge will happen in the blue line for 18 days. this will take place between roslyn and the pentagon station starting on february 11. the arlington cemetery station will stay closed. it will mean longer waits on the yellow and green lines during that time. >> i can make it here, i can make it anywhere! >> reporter: fans of the late tv legend, mary tyler moore tossed their hats into the air in a tribute outside the museum today. they played out the
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from the opening credits of her self-titled '70s sitcom. moore died wednesday after battling pneumonia. she was 80 years old. the tributes continue tomorrow. moore will be featured in the in memoriam segment of the screen actors' guild awards. well, it's one of the colder days we've had in a while and some folks are taking a dip in the icy waters of the potomac. check this out. oh, my goodness. i don't think you could pay me to do this. this is the keep winter cold polar bear plunge. it raises money for the chesapeake climate change action network. every year activists, families and politicians brave the cold weather and they jump into the river. they do it to demonstrate their commitment to fighting climate change. and have a little fun. supposedly, this is fun. i don't know. and now, your storm team 4 forecast. >> i'm right there with you, erika. i have trouble getting in a pool in the summer when it's 90
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degrees outside. anyway, it wasn't that bad today unless you were getting in that water. but nice sunshine across the area. a high of 49. and right now we're in the 30s and 40s. from 46 in washington, to 37 in gaithersburg. overtonight tonight, partly cloudy skies. upper 20s in the suburbs. notice, though, washington above freezing. if we stay above freezing, which i am forecasting, it will be the 18th consecutive day we have been above freezing. very unusual for this time of year. by lunch time, in the mid 40s. plenty of clouds. overall, mostly cloudy ski, a bit of a breeze. 46 our high temperature tomorrow. as we move into the evening, especially the óf?bsovernight h we'll be tracking some flurries and sprinkles and some light snow showers, as well. but overall, the weather having a pretty low impact on your sunday. traveling looking good, a great day to head to the slopes. outdoor exercise, the run, definitely want some layers. maybe a little bit t
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for the bike ride. to brunch, you definitely want the warm jacket. here is future weather. i want to show the timing, not the placement. 6:00 p.m., wants to bring in the chance for light rain and snow. it's going to be so cold, above the surface that we're talking about mainly light snow overnight on into monday morning. so you might want to budget in extra time for the monday morning commute. but little or no accumulation. as we look ahead to monday, it's going to be chilly. highs in the 30s. any light snow showers or flurries around during the morning and midday hours. once again, little or no accumulation, around an inch or less. but you know what, any kind of snow does around here, you might want to budget in a little more time for the morning commute on monday, just in case. as we look to tuesday, it's blustery, we're around 50. but after that, erika, we still chilly in the 40s and 30s. also, mark the calendar, february 6th. maybe a bit of a snowstorm in the forecast. it's a long way away, so we're going to continue to update it. again, february 6th, we'll be in
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>> you know what that is. >> good news for you? >> could that be a birthday snow shower. >> maybe. >> all right. maryland is on to its best start in school history, undefeated on the road. let's see if we can scalpel. i have no idea what i'm doing. i'm just a tv doctor. i never went to college. (scream) i don't do blood. but now, thanks to cigna, i can do more than just look the part. is that a foot? we are the tv doctors of america. and we're partnering with cigna to help save lives. by getting you to a real doctor for an annual check-up. so go, know, and take control of your health. doctor poses.
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this is the xfinity sports desk. >> chris miles here in the csn studios. the terps are young, also in first place in the big ten. maryland is undefeated on the road this season. they're 18-2 record is the best start for a maryland men's basketball team in 20 years. tonight those remarkable records were put on the line in minnesota. out of the gate, it was all maryland. in particular, two talented freshmen. kevin hurter, within of them. he puts the terps ahead 8-2. minnesota goes on a run, takes a ten-point lead. but another freshman helps the maryland comeback effort. justin jackson knocks down back-to-back three-pointers, and cuts the deficit to four. jackson, connected on all five of his three-point attempts. he finished with a career high 28 points. hurter also hit five three-pointers. the two freshmen
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and score 47 points. maryland improves to 7-1 in the big ten but the 85-78 win over minnesota. george washington in action against st. louis. the colonials having some issues on defense. they could not guard elliot whelmer, and st. louis takes an early 13-4 lead. jaylon johnson, extends that lead to 12, with another long ball. the second half, gw mounts a comeback. tyler cavanaugh scored a team-high 18 points. and this bucket brings the colonials back to within five. this game came down to the wire. under two minutes to play, the comeback is complete. ja jaren cena from outside gives jw the lead for the first time since the first minute of the game. george washington wins 63-55. 19 years ago, that serena and venus williams first
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back in 1998. today serena beat venus, winning the final 6-4, 6-4. the win gave serena breaking her tie with steffi graf. the metropolitan all stars found a replacement coach. wayne gretzky. tortorella is missing this weekend's festivities to take care of his son's ailing dog. that gives the great one a chance to coach the great eight. a second straight trip to the nhl. will participate in the relay, the all-star events begin tonight at 7:00. georgetown has a big game tonight, as well, against 11th ranked butler. opening tip at 8:00. erika, back to you. >> chris miles, thank you so much. all right. very quickly, just one final check of the
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tomorrow is chilly. >> tomorrow is chilly, cooler than today. mid 40s. tomorrow night into monday morning, light snow. little or know accumulation. and then it's going to be kind of chilly, maybe a few more flurries throughout the day on monday. tuesday and wednesday, not bad. february 6th, not just your birthday. maybe some snow. >> just what the doctor -- just what the friend ordered. all right. that's the news for now. "nbc nightly news" is coming up next. we'll see you again tore news4 at 11:00. until then, good night, everybody.
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on this saturday night, immigration crackdown. refugees and other travelers haulgted, detained. interest in limbo. president trump's executive order takes effect causing chaos, confusion and protest while others are in favor of the move. and a tax on imrts from mexico. americans worrying about higher prices on all kinds of products. and when people get divorced pets feel it, too. one state is considering their well-being in divorce court. and for the aging. senior citizens of the game. they didn't stop one sister today from becoming the greatest of all-time. and the fishermen. they helped so many refugees make it to

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