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defense chief strategist and chief of staff addressed the pack house. >> donald trump was able to bring this party and this movement together. >> reporter: he is the former chairman of a website that became a platform, a group criticized for supporting white supremestsy. she supremacist. -- supremacy on friday president trump will take the stage. many people admit they once doubted his commitment to a conservative agenda but they have changed their minds. >> first executive order. may not have been perfect but he was taking steps. >> reporter: the conference is flooded with
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>> reporter: the crowd expects the new present and it and congress to -- president and congress to repeal obama care. >> back at the white house the focus was on illegal immigration today. they outlined new guidelines that call for stricter enforcement of immigration laws and the expansion of the undocumented immigrants who could be deported. he said the policies will be used to focus on criminals. >> let me be very, very clear, there will be no repeat, no mass deportation. >> our concern, concern to respect the rights of mexicans living
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the human rights. >> president trump had described the move to deport undocumented immigrants as a military operation today. but they said it was not a military operation. he was referring to the level of decision. the battle to retake mosul from isis. they retaken control of the airport and the nearby military base. this push is part of a major up operation that began to drive the isis militants out of the western half of the second largest city. iraqi forces declared eastern mosul liberated and they plan to use the airport as a launching. authorities declared the dakota access oil pipeline protest point cleared. the federal government ordered everyone out by yesterday afternoon. most le
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arrested 3 dozen hold outs. crews began bulldozing shelters. they will keep fighting in court. cell phone vid yeof an -- video of an off duty police officer firing at a teen during a neighborhood dispute sparked a -- dispute in anaheim. they are demanding the officer be charged with a crime. here is the video from tuesday that they are upset about. the man in the glasses is the off duty police officer. police say he lives along a popular route to three schools and he was frustrated by kids walking across his property and that is what led him to grab the boy. the boy tries to get away and his friends tried to knock the officer down. you can see he has his gun in his hand and he pulls the trigger. no one was hit. he said he was sticking
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a classmate. [ indiscernible ] >> he was like get off my lawn. i thought -- i thought he was going to shoot me. i was scared. >> he has cuts and bruises from the fight. he and a 15-year-old were arrested and released. the officer said he threatened to shoot him. he claims he told the officer he sue him. police are reviewing the video and interviewing witnesses. the off duty police officer is now on administrative leave. a replacement for the police chief. peter newsham has been filling in for the last 5 months. he is committed to community policing and building trust. he is refusing to give up his loyaltiy to his football team. >> -- loyalty to his football team. >> it was easy because it was difficult to be a redskins fan over
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[ laughter ] >> peter newsham has to be confirmed by the counsel. he will route for the redskins as his nfc team. a live interview coming up tonight. eat more fruits and vegetables, reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease. a new study determined eating 10 portions a day of fruits and vegetables could help us veli longer. not everyone has the same access to fresh food. >> reporter: once a month that elementary school and in 28 other elementary school east of the river groceries for free. >> there was a huge disparity when it came to access to healthy foods. they help out families
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and sometimes there is no resources. >> we work with the -- [ indiscernible ] >> high quality, fresh ingredients. sometimes from local farmers. 40% of the items are fresh fruits and vegetables. we are frying to emphasize eating and cooking and embracing free agency as a part of a -- fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet. >> if you are well off or comfortable, you know, i never complain, you know, cost effective. >> reporter: four years ago 30% of families said they were eating fresh fruits and vegetables weekly. now that number 70%. >> the same thing with food security, families reported they were food insecure, ran out of money to buy food, that number was down. noticing the market is closing the gap for
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>> all right. back to the study. trying to lower the risk of cancer. experts suggest green vegetables, yelly vegetables -- yellow vegetables. when lowering the risk of heart disease and strokes try eating apples, pairs, citrus salads and broccoli and cauliflower. yum. i like them. okay. we are putting the focus on helping others on the road to heart health. >> eating the right things can be expensive. we are teaming up with walmart to offer help. we are collecting heart healthy food at area walmarts through february 28. the stores where you can drop off donations. everything
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area food banks. on friday wusa 9 news anchor will be at the prince frederick walmart. from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. accepting donations. come on by and say hello. two days to enjoy the 70- degree weather. be in the moment. right? >> absolutely. look at the report highs today. 77 dulles. 77 martinsburg. new record highs. national, downtown and baltimore upper 70s. set back in 1874. we will talk about records tomorrow and then we will tell you which half of saturday will be stormy.
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. police connected two gang murders. following us now. they arrested five people in connection with the murder of christian alexander sosas rivas. his body was found last month along the potomac river. and sources tell peggy fox he was killed because he pretended to be a leader of the ms-13 gang. and she was murdered because she knew about the killing. her body was found in springfield. 10 people face charges in that case. authorities have movement
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they arrested a man for the murder. she vanished in 2005. under arrest is a 33-year-old. he attended the school where she taught and graduated three years before her disappearance. the break came this week when a tipster came forward. in texas a fight over access to an asylum seeker. she collapsed two weeks ago. she was din tension in texas. she was -- detention in texas. she was transferred to a federal run detention center but her family says she has limited contact outside. last night a dallas attorney was unsuccessful in meeting with her. >> i am not going toea
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and find my client dead. it is not acceptable to me. she has a right to counsel. we live in the united states of america and what they are doing is violating the united states constitution. >> i.c.e. released a statement that says the detention center has a medical staff and emergency care. okay. coming up. she is in china, coming up, where she is and what she is doing. >> a football coach says he was fired after he was fired for a social media post
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. a story that is getting a lot of attention on social media. former nfl player and his wife are speaking out after he was fired three weeks after being  hired as a football coach in the atlanta area. they believe the firing was for a social media post from three years ago. >> reporter: two months of unending questions. >> i didn't lie to you. >> reporter: several meeting with a hiring committee. even an interview
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wife. >> they asked about my social media presence. >> reporter: before he got a job as a head football coach. >> we really thought after that interview that i had been a part of we had laid everything out on the table. we were up front and honest with them. >> reporter: 20 days after he was hired the school fired the new coach. >> i have been fired from a job that says, well, you know, in the community i am naught christian enough -- not christian enough to coach for -- or work in their school. >> how will you explain to them, unfortunately daddy got fired. >> reporter: the school did not respond to our attempts to get a comment butane letter -- but in a letter they
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raised concerns regarding the public presence on social media and the internet. and questioned whether the postings and information were consistent with our school's christian ethics and character. >> i think this is the most ridiculous thing that ever happened to us. >> reporter: he said the school didn't tell him what the post was and couldn't have been anything after he was hired. it might have been this picture from three years ago showing him holding a bottle of alcohol. the job application has a clause that says the applicant will refrain from the use of alcoholic beverages and tobacco in public. judging me based off of who i was and who doesn't have a past? that is what is scary to me. how far do you have to go back to say i am a christian now? >> reporter: he played quarterback
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years. his wife appears on the show mother funders and they say what hurts the most is he had already met the parent ask the students at the school and he worries the kids might feel like the coach stepped out and left them hanging even though that is not who he says he is. a. former michigan state sports doctor who treated the and the -- who treated the u.s. olympic gymnastics team sat in court today. accused of molesting 9 girls. some under the age of 13. prosecutors call him a monster. he denies wrong doing. he already faces federal child pornography charges and a lawsuit by dozens who said he sexually assaulted them. a judge order he be held in jail since his trial. >
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in china after the flight from dulles. the three-year-old panda was let out of her crate. she will stay in quarantine for a month to give her time to adopt to her environment. seems to be doing fine. you can see the video on our wusa 9 news app. keep the food coming and everything will be fine. [ talking at the same time ] a live stream from the animal average park. a giraffe could give birth any day now. they plan to live stream video of the delivery but it was briefly removed this morning because youtube
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reported it was sexual explicit and contained nudity. okay? >> wait. wait. [ talking at the same time ] >> go back. >> youtube -- [ talking at the same time ] resumed resumed the live video stream. >> wait. are they saying the giraffe is nude? >> yes. she forgot to put her coat on. >> don't they always look that way? >> yes. yes. yes. if you like 70s, fantastic. we will do it again tomorrow. something is in the air. let's start first with putting things in persective. february 23. -- perspective. february 23. high 75. downtown 78. how far in the future do we have to go when we expect temperatures in the mid-70s? weather is what you get, this is what we go
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climate is what you expect. may, middle of may, may 11 to get a high of 75. we are in a temperature time warp. that continues tomorrow and on saturday. records, looking at 75 today. not a record. 76 tomorrow, falls short. record high on saturday is 84. that will fall short. winds keep us from hitting this downtown. 78 tomorrow. and again 69 on saturday. only 69 on saturday. all right. right now 67. dew points in the 50s. winds at 10. temperatures more like yep, may. clouds tonight. warmer. bus stop temperatures low 50s to middle 60s. 70s tomorrow. records are possible. warm sunday with showers and storms. right now plan saturday morning, showers and storms in the afternoon. 10:00 p.m. tonight. maybe a
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isolated showers. low 60s. 6:00 a.m. 50s. 9:00 a.m. 60s. and headed for the 70s again. all the way into saturday, a cold front approaches. showers and storms. that the heavy activity by 3:00 p.m. winds gusting over 30 miles per hour. 67 by 11:00 p.m. 72 by -- 11:00 a.m., 72 by 1:00 p.m. showers and storms in the afternoon. bustery on sunday. 51. above average. showers monday. nice on tuesday. showers on wednesday. cooler on
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. now wusa 9 game on sports. >> wizards fans excited about a possible trade. no deal today. they picked up a shooter yesterday but nothing more this afternoon. congratulations, tigers won their first title since 1984. after dropping their first two games they won 27-28. girls night, indians winning. second title in three years. crazy buzzer beaters last night
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in college hoops. the buzzer. brooks with the clutch winner for oregon. and then syracuse knocking off duke. at the buzzer. syracuse, they go crazy. and you have to love coaches who get in on the act of celebrating. like this? #dance on. congratulations to him. that the what happens when you win. start dancing. >> like oregon to win it all? >> that is my pick. >> really? 70s tomorrow and then afternoon storms on saturday. we will keep you posted on the yellow weather alert. >> that is wusa 9 news
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