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san bernadino. looking for evidence in the attack that killed 24 people at a holiday luncheon. the latest on the investigation. plus... president obama says it's our best chance' to save the planet. more on the historic deal on climate change. and get ready...get set...go! only one day left to get to the 98- point-five k-l-u-c toy drive. we touch base with chet buccanan...who's been sleepin on a scafold for more than a week collecting toys for valley kids in need.... ...all to make their holidays a little brighter. good morning! i'm nick lagrange, in for shannon moore, welcome to fox five news this morning. first - ophelia young joins us with a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7
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we'll start off sunday with pleasant fall weather, which will change by afternoon as another area of low pressure arrives. by early evening we should be seeing increased wind speeds and heavy gusts to about 40-45 mph. there is a good chance for rain overnight but we should be waking up to dry conditions on monday. as the cold front passes the valley, an area of cool air will trail it dropping our highs into the upper 40's until wednesday. we expect a quick rebound in temperatures as we approach next weekend. a las vegas man
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on sex trafficking charges... metro police say -- antwone harris -- was pimping-out a 17-year-old in september and october. officers arrested the teen for trespassing and engaging in prostitution -- after she offered sex to a man for 150 dollars. detectives learned harris was splitting the money she made... ...and told her how much to charge for sexual acts. they also found an email of his matching an account on 'backpage dot com' -- a website used by pimps and prostitutes. harris faces 'kidnapping', 'sex trafficking', and 'child abuse and endangerment' charges. f-b-i dive teams have now completed a search in a san bernadino lake for evidence in connection to the attacks at a holiday luncheon more than ten days ago. fox's william la jeunesse spoke to family and friends mourning the victims killed in the attack. investigators were back out with divers searching for any potential evidence...including a possible computer hard drive...in this lake not far from where the december second shooting
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place...at the inland regional center. this, as memorial services were held saturday....for three of the fourteen victims killed in the attack... including this gathering for sixty-year-old isaac amanios...and one for 31-year-old tin nguyen. while in jesup, georgia another victim-- 45-year-old shannon johnson remembered as a hero... johnson - a health inspector - remembered for trying to shield a co-worker from gunfire during the final moments of his life. johnson says: "she was in need and he went to her aid without thinking. that was just the way he was. a guy of action." meantime, police arresting 23-year old carl james dial, jr... as part of an arson and hate crimes investigation after a fire at this southern california mosque... witnesses at the islamic center of palm springs say they heard a loud boom just after noon friday. flames were contained to the front lobby. no one was injured. taher says: "i don't think it is related (to san bernardino attack), but if there is anything probably the police force and the fbi
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on. and we hope so too." the mosque is located some seventy-five miles away from the san bernardino shooting scene... where federal officials say they continue to investigate the shooters as a couple inspired by islamist extremists. (on cam tag) meanwhile - charges are expected against 24-year-old enrique marquez... he bought the two a-r 15's used in the attack...although right now he's a cooperating witness with the f- b-i. in san bernardino, william la jeunesse, fox news. an f-b-i dive team reportedly pulled an object from the lake. investigators were looking for evidence that may have been dumped there after the massacre and before the couple's shootout with police. a california man has been arrested in connection to a fire at a california that fire at the california mosque. 23-year-old -- carl james dial junior -- was booked into riverside county jail saturday. though he has not been formally charged... police say he was arrested on suspicion of arson, a hate crime, and felony burglary. "we do consider this an act of terrorism just like
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a very small handful of people that do these types of things you know on both sides and we just want the message out there that we do not condone this type of behavior, criminal activity, coming from any side. " no one was injured in the fire, though the mosque sustained damage to its entrance and smoke damage throughout. history is made in paris. a global climate pact is now official... ...as more than 190 countries from signed on for the agreement. there's now a renewed optimism for future generations. but -- as fox news correspondent bryan llenas reports -- there's mixed reaction from environmental activists. after years of failed global climate talks...this erruption of emotional cheers saturday.... as delegates at the united nations' global climate summit outside paris...officially adopt a historic climate deal... it calls for the more than one- hundred-ninety countries - signing on to the
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their greenhouse gas emmisions...includin g superpowers like the u-s and china. potus says: "together we've shown what's possible when the world stands as one" "no nation, even one as powerful as u.s. can solve alone. small nations can't sit on sidelines" it calls on the world to collectively cut and later eliminate greenhouse gas pollution...but it imposes no sanctions on countries that don't. thousands of environmental activists protesting in paris... calling the deal weak: alexander says: "if there are no obliged and binding measures which are accompanying it, then i'm afraid it's an empty box." the "paris agreement" aims to keep global temperatures from rising another 1.8 degrees fahrenheit between now and the year twenty- one-hundred... key for countries facing the threat of rising sea levels. it also provides billions to help poorer countries cope with the transition. obama: "the targets
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represents the best chance to save the one planet we've got. i believe this moment can be a turning point for the world" smith says: "we see that governments have recognised the crisis that we're in...we need now to see the action on nationally, at all business, civil society, workers." president obama twitter - quote - "this is huge...almost every country in the world just signed on." in new york, bryan llenas, fox news. in more local news.... ...u-f-c 194 featured the biggest men's bout we've seen in quite some time. superstars jose aldo and conor mcgregor faced- off last night... ...at m-g-m grand garden arena. both aldo and mcgregor came into this one looking to defend their featherweight champion status. aldo retained his championship, since he wasn't able to defend it against mcgregor back in july due to a rib injury. mcgregor then held the interim champion status, after beating aldo's replacement in that bout -- chad mendes. this fight went one round..... if you can call it that. aldo and mcgregor opened the fight by looking at each other for about five seconds, attacking for another two seconds -- and if your jose aldo -- you don't
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happened in the next six seconds. mcgregor struck first -- knocking aldo out with the very first blow of the fight. mcgregor punched aldo in the chin. aldo immediately went down, landing a phantom punch before doing so. mcgregor went to the ground with him, and hit aldo two more times before the fight was stopped! in just 13 seconds -- the fastest knockout in u-f-c history -- mcgregor defeated aldo to retain the featherweight title. conor mcgregor is well on his way to becoming a mega-star in u-f-c. u-f-c 194 brought fans from around the world right here to las vegas. many were in a festive mood leading up to the highly-anticipated fight between mcgregor and aldo. some rowdy irish fans shut down part of las vegas boulevard on friday. they chanted and stromed the street with irish flags. many who traveled from ireland and england say it was well-worth the trip. "conor mcgregor biggest out of ireland. its important for us to be here to support him you know. give him a good cheer on and see him do good."
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mgregor from ireland its an interesting fight but although we should root for him we rooting for aldo i just think it will be a fantastic fight." "we had to go through ticket resale in uk. had tickets fed ex from tennessee." "and triple the face value too." u-f-c 194 was the most attended event in u-f-c history... ...with an announced attendance of 16,516. "take 5 to care is sponsored by nv energy, southwest medical associates & vegas"." there's just one day left to donate to the 98-point-five k-l-u-c toy drive. it's a chance to give hundreds of valley kids in need -- gifts under their christmas tree. k-l-u-c's chet buchanan has been at n-v energy near sahara and jones, camping out for more than a week. so far, 28 trucks are filled. and the push for final donations is
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" this is a 24 town...this holiday season " again -- 28 trucks are filled. last year we made it to 29. we'll hopefully beat that this year.... ...and help a family out by making the holidays a little more special. so if you want to donate -- give a toy, a gift card, a bike -- chet will be at n-v energy at sahara and jones until ten o'clock monday morning. coming up after the break.... ...severe weather in texas. see how texans are cleaning up, after a recent round of tornados touched down there. and... the runnin rebels win a close one in riverside.
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when we come back.
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disaster in texas this morning. after severe weather hit the the area, saturday. witnesses reported seeing two tornadoes in the 'woodlands subdivision' in lindale, saturday afternoon. some homes and other buildings were damaged. however, no injuries were reported. the area now bracing for more storms. some families in washington state are waiting to get back into their homes, after a landslide forced them out. heavy rains sparked the mudslide sending trees and mud down a steep slope. a homeowner in the area says he had no idea his home was in danger until he got a knock at his door from an inspector saying he needed to evacuate. now fox weather 24/7 with cassandra jones we'll start off sunday with pleasant fall weather, which will change by afternoon as another area of low pressure arrives. by early evening we should be seeing increased
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about 40-45 mph. there is a good chance for rain overnight but we should be waking up to dry conditions on monday. as the cold front passes the valley, an area of cool air will trail it dropping our highs into the upper 40's until wednesday. we expect a quick rebound in temperatures as we approach next weekend. the heisman
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was held last night in new york. the candidates -- derrick henry of alabama, christian mccaffrey of stanford, and deshaun watson of clemson -- sat in anticipation of the heisman voters' decision. and your winner is...... ...derrick henry! henry was the favorite coming into saturday night's announcement. henry received 1,832 voting points -- edging mccaffrey who received 1,539 and watson who received 1,165. the junior runningback from alabama finished the regular season with an s- e-c record 1,986 rushing yards.... ...and a conference record-tying 23 touchdowns. on thursday night -- henry also beat mccaffrey and watson for the 'doak walker award' as the country's top running back... ...and became the first running back since 2002 to win the 'maxwell award' -- which is given to college football's player
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announcement -- henry thanked god, his parents, his teammmates, and his coach -- nick saban. "you know, every day i come to that football facility, i know it's gonna be a challenge. i know every day, it's not going to be easy. no day is easy, but i know every day i'm gonna be challenged by you. you're a loyal coach. you always challenge us. and i just love you coach, man. without you, i wouldn't be here today." henry becomes the first first running back to claim the heisman since 2009, when crimson tide running back -- mark ingram -- won the award. the previous five winners have been quarterbacks. u-n-l-v was in riverside, california this afternoon, taking on the highlanders of u-c riverside. and while it may not have been the best team the runnin' rebels have faced this season, it was a close one. fox five's kevin bolinger was there and has a recap for us. closed captioning will resume shortly closed captioning
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will resume shortly closed captioning will resume shortly don't forget -- the
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tonight starting at eleven o'clock, immediately after the ten o'clock newscast here on fox five. kevin will have a full breakdown of last night's game and a look ahead at the remaining schedule, with coach dave rice. plenty more ahead on fox five news this morning. after the break... it's one of the hottest holiday gifts of the year...
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reason. are hoverboards posing a fire safety threat? and... a yelling will ferrell, and a rapping first lady. mary moloney will have that and more in the 'hollywood minute.'
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called dangerous. the 'u-s consumer product safety commission' is investigating reports of fires linked to hoverboards. and good luck if you plan on traveling with one. at least nine airlines -- including delta, american, and united -- are banning hoverboards from their planes. the concern is over what powers the scooters -- lithium-ion rechargeable batteries. some of them are reportedly starting fires. kelly says: "sometimes with the vibration and the pressure differential you get some kind of a damage, some kind of damage to the battery itself, the internal mechanism of the battery, the membrane, or terminals, or something and it catches fire." the 'federal consumer product safety commission' is now conducting a high priority investigation into at least ten reports of hoverboard fires in nine states. but c-e-o of hoverboard brand -- 'i-o hawk' -- john soibatian -- says the fires are being caused by knock- off brands made in china. soibatian says: "a
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are doing knockoff boards their batteries and their insides look like this. you have a very cheaply constructed battery which tears easily and if you can see, they use glue to try to secure the battery to the board. if you're going to buy a hoverboard -- the c-s-p-c says you should not charge the machines overnight. they say you should also make sure the batteries have been certified. a new study says there have been 327 close encounters between drones and planes, over years. the report comes for the study of the drone at bard 'close case -- mean the drone came within aircraft. there were also 594 sightings in which drones were spotted near or within manned aircraft flight paths, but did not pose a crash threat. conducted using data from the f- a-a and the 'department of the interior.' just how much are die hard star wars fans willing to dish out for
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here's an example. one fan shelled- out 25-thousand dollars at an auction in new york... ...for a 1978 luke skywalker toy. it was made almost 40 years ago -- but was pulled from production, because luke's light saber broke easily. it's still in its original packaging. collectors say the rare figurine is priceless. this is part of a quarter-million- dollar auction of star wars memorabilia held by sotheby's. will ferrell knows a thing or two about the holidays. his movie -- 'elf' -- has become a christmas classic. in his latest gig -- the funnyman is testing people on their 'elf' knowledge. mary moloney explains in today's 'hollywood minute.' --reporter pkg-as follows-- (nats) will ferrell teamed up with billy from billy on the street -- and asked random people questions. (nats) while some loved the impromptu game... (nats) others were clearly terrified. (nats)
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a surprise guest to his sydney show. sir elton john. his sydney show. the two brits sang several songs including elton's hit don't go breaking my heart. (nats) s-n-l star jay pharoah brought out the big guns when rapping about college for college humor. michelle obama. flotus took her turn on the mic to encourage students to think about higher ed. (nats) for hollywood minute -- i'm mary moloney. we're gogog to take a break, but when we come back.... a health warning for hundreds of californians... ...as a possible tuberculosis outbreak looms. and... the number of dogs and cats with diabetes is on the rise... the warning signs -- and what you can do to keep
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a call to ban all high powered semi-automatic weapons - -from all of europe. more on the initiative proposed by british prime minister. the busiest shopping week of the year is upon us.. if you're a last minute shopper -- don't worry -- we have you covered.
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free shipping on any order -- with guaranteed delivery by christmas eve. and ... we're just days away from the republican debate, being held right here in las vegas. what candidates are up to leading to the event.. and who is already throwing jabs. good morning. welcome back to fox five news this morning i'm nick lagrange, in for shannon
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we'll start off sunday with pleasant fall weather, which will change by afternoon as another area of low pressure arrives. by early evening we should be seeing increased wind speeds and heavy gusts to about 40-45 mph. there is a good chance for rain overnight but we should be waking up to dry conditions on monday. as the cold front passes the valley, an area of cool air will trail it dropping our highs into the upper 40's until wednesday. we expect a quick rebound in temperatures as we approach next weekend. a 15-year-old boy has passed away -- after being involved in a car crash on u-s 95
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around 7-30 friday night -- when a truck rear ended the chevy he was a passenger in. the teen -- who is from pahrump -- was killed in the accident. the driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. one of the other passengers -- who is from henderson -- was taken to u- m-c with critical injuries. the driver of the truck was not injured. in national news... a man officials say was carrying two shot guns -- is shot and killed at a pennsylvania walmart. police say he walked into the store on saturday night -- and started pointing a gun at people inside. when police arrived came to the scene -- they told him to drop his gun. they say he refused, and that he started pointing the gun at officers. that's when they shot him. he was taken to an area hospital and was later pronounced dead. no one else was injured in the confrontation. more than 160 firefighters raced to put out a fire at a recycling plant in los angeles, saturday. workers say they saw the massive plume of smoke... ...and that's when they grabbed
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(no name provided/employee) "i saw flames. the first thing i saw was flames. i felt the heat. and it was kind of nerve- racking because my officer is right next to where the fire started." "my co-worker was telling me 'get out of dodge, move your car' and, you know, hopefully nobody got hurt." one firefighter received minor injuries while working to put the fire out. officials are still working to determine what caused it. at least 23 people are dead and another 23 injured after a fire broke out at a psychiatric hospital in southwest russia. the fire happenes late saturday night. authorities say the fire has been completely put out. there were about 140 disabled people in the hospital at the time, 50 of whom were bed-bound. so far, the cause of the fire is unknown. british prime minister -- david cameron -- is calling for a ban on all high powered semi- automatic weapons. he's asking the ban be imposed in all of europe... ...and he says the measure is part of a crack-down on the illegal firearms trade. it's also part of a long term plan to counter terrorism. it's the last big
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the holiday season... ...and candidates from both political parties go head-to-head again --right here in las vegas. fox's patricia stark has these stories and more in the 'week ahead.' tuesday- republican presidential candidates set to square off in las vegas one more time before the new year... it's debate number five for the g-o-p. candidates must meet a new selection criteria for this go- around... to be selected- candidates need to poll at three- point-five percent nationally or have four- percent of the primary poll in either iowa or new hampshire. donald trump continues to lead the pack ... but the other presidential hopefuls will try to make up some ground. the debate starts at nine p-m eastern time. friday- last minute shoppers rejoice- it's free shipping day! thousands of retailers participate in this one-day event that offers free shipping on any orders... promising delivery by christmas eve. no need to panic if you miss out though..."super saturday" is the very next day! the last saturday before christmas...
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crowds at your local stores and malls... this day is ranked the second busiest shopping day of the year behind "black friday." also saturday- president obama says "aloha"... the president and first family leave d-c behind ... as they head on their annual winter getaway to hawaii. mister obama is set to return to the white house january third. and wrapping up a busy saturday... it's the third round of the democratic primary debates. watch senator bernie sanders and former governer martin o'malley try to make up ground and catch front- runner hillary clinton... the three candidates will take the stage in new hampshire at eight p-m eastern time. and that's a look at the week ahead. paicia stark, fox news. after months of support between two republican candidates -- one of them is now taking shots at the other. we're talking about donald trump and senator ted cruz. this comes just ahead of the republican debate being held right here in las vegas on tuesday. kristin fisher is in washington with the details.
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candidates... donald trump and ted cruz used to be quite friendly... and to a certain extent...still are. but yesterday... donald trump attacked ted cruz for the very first time. at a rally last night in iowa... trump questioned his commitment to ethanol subsidies... something very important to voters in iowa. he also questioned cruz's appeal to evangelical voters. trump says: "i do like ted cruz but not a lot of evangelicals come out of cuba in all fairness its true not a lot come out. but i like him nevertheless." trump says: "well look he is from tx, to the best of my knowledge there is a lot of oil in texas. so he gets a lot of money from the oil companies and he is totally against ethanol and i am not i am totally in favor." but - so far - ted cruz isn't taking the bait. he said yesterday on twitter - quote - "the establishment's only hope: trump & me in a cage match. sorry to disappoint -- donald trump is terrific. deal with it." trump chose not to attack cruz at a rally today in south carolina.
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rowdy event. in fact... several people were kicked out for interrupting trump and protesting his recent remarks about muslims. shortly after -- about a hundred miles away in greenville -- marco rub had this to say about trump's plan to temporarily ban muslims from entering the u.s. rubio says: "it's both offensive and inappropriate and frankly counterproductive. " rubio says: "so i just don't see it as a serious proposal but obviously i think he did it largely to get back in the news" also today... chris christie and rand pall are campaigning in new hampshire. then tuesday is the next republican debate. and it will be very interesting to see if trump decides to attack cruz - during a debate - for the very first time. in washington, kristin fisher.. fox news.. as mentioned -- c- n-n's debate will be held here in town, at the venetian on tuesday. the undercard starts at three p-m, and the main debate gets underway at six. we will broadcast our shows live from the event, and will have updates throughout the night starting at five. several of the candidates have announced campaign rallies in the vegas area ahead of the debate for more info on that -- you can check out our website,
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coming up after the break... holiday travel is upon us. and if you're traveling with kids, we've got some tips for keeping it as stree-free as possible. plus... the holidays can pose health risks to your pets. how to make sure your animals have a safe and happy
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we're right in the middle of the busiest travel season of the year. that means busy airports and traffic-filled roads... ...which can be stressful for adults. but what about the kids? family travel experts have some tips. they say to keep things as low-key and relaxed as possible. and if things don't go as planned -- keep children in the loop. "i think the first thing you have to do is really explain to your children what's going on. i think one of the
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think, 'oh, they won't understand.' they actually understand more than you think they do." triple-a estimates more than 98- million americans will travel 50 miles or more during the holidays. now fox weather 24/7 with ophelia young we'll start off sunday with pleasant fall weather, which will change by afternoon as another area of low pressure arrives. by early evening we should be seeing increased wind speeds and heavy gusts to about 40-45 mph. there is a good chance for rain overnight but we should be waking up to dry conditions on monday. as the cold front passes the valley, an area of cool air will trail it dropping our highs into the upper 40's until wednesday. we expect a quick rebound in temperatures as we approach next weekend. a health alert has been issued to
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california following reports of a tuberculosis outbreak at a hospital. officials are trying to track down 350 babies and their parents-- who might have been exposed at the 'valley medical center's mother and infant care center.' doctors at the hospital say the risk of infection is
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though the outcome can be serious if the infants are found to be infected. mos says: "i hope we caught it in time, and also caught her in time, so she won't be exposing anymore of our childldn." all of teh babies born in the hospital from august through november will now have to be treated for the infection--next six to nine months... regardless of whether or not they test positive. people with blood cancers often need bone marrow to survive... ...putting donors in high demand. experts say people don't donate often because they don't know what to expect. donating bone marrow or stem cells does take longer than donating blood, and there are a couple of different methods. but more than 75- percent of the time it can be done without surgery... ...and with little discomfort. "we give you 4 days of a medication that is a small injection like an insulin injection. it's called nuprogen, it's given under the skin and that causes your stem cells to leave your bone marrow, go into your blood, and you sit on a machine with a needle in each arm for about 4 to 5
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how you donate" to find out more about becoming a bone marrow donor... visit be- the-match-dot- org. more and more pets are being diagnosed with according to a new research conducted by 'banfield pet hospitals' says instances of the increased thirty- two percent in dogs -- and sixteen percent in cats. symptoms can include an increase in thirst, urination, and appetite. but doctors say there are ways to help prevent your pet from getting the disease. this can be done by controlling your pet's weight... ...feeding them a balanced diet with no table scraps. hospitals can be the most dangerous time of the year for pets. vets say this is their busiest time of year... ...and that many pet owners -- busy with all the planning and prepping the holidays require -- can sometimes forget to look out for hazards that can hurt or kill their pets. food is a biggie. we like to eat a lot of fatty foods. with hanukkah it's latkes they're fried in oil. it's the dark meat turkey, turkey skin, ham; these are all just too rich and
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pets. i'm not saying shoo your pets away, let them be part of the festivities but keep them in mind. tell your guests not to feed the dog, despite the sad eyes and the drooling mouth on the lap. werber adds that giving pets their own things to play with will keep them occupied, and hopefully out of trouble. he says if your absolutely going to give them some non-pet food -- make sure it's skinless. and give them white meat only. keep in mind -- turkey bones can be very dangerous and are a big 'no no.' the bones can splinter and cause blockage in an animal's intestine. saint jude's 'ranch for children' held their ninth annual "night of lights" saturday night. this year -- the event took place at their boulder city campus.... ...and fox five's miguel martinez valle hosted the event. the goal of the event was to bring some holiday cheer to the traumatized children and to the community. there was a bake sale, craft fair, and hayrides. santa claus even came to visit and
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the kids. "this year is amazing. the weather is amazing this year. we have a lot more community support. we have a lot more sponsers and donors that helped us put on the event this year. so we are really excited." kids were able to take a ride on the polar express through a tunnel of lights. the foster children built the train for the boulder city holiday parade. there was also a silent auction held with all of the proceeds going toward saint jude's 'ranch for children.' the ninth annual 'jewel awards' were held saturday night at the rio. the theme was "diamond in the rough - a formal affair." fox five's john huck hosted the annual event. the 'jewel awards' showcase the best of nevada's multi- family housing community. they're given to individuals, properties, and companies recognized for their contributions and achievements in the industry. neiman marcus las vegas presented a sweet holiday wonderland at the fashion show mall today. the event was called "sugar and spice and everything nice." the edible holiday scene was made
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three hundred pounds of chocolate -- two hundred and seventy five pounds of sugar -- and fifty pounds of cake. the display was created by two local chefs -- robert teddy and travis martinez. both are current competitors on food network's "cake wars." "i love it. i love working large. and neimans was very supportive they wanted something unique and original. and if you come down that's exactly what you get." the display will be up from now until the end of the year. guests were invited to meet the chefs and participate in a raffle. the money from the raffle was given to three square food bank -- who was at the event accepting donations. u-f-c star -- ronda rousey -- goes to the ball! here's a picture of her with -- jarrod haschert -- at the marine corps ball in south carolina. she accepted his invitation after he asked her in a video that went viral last year. t-m-z says as she was headed to the ball she said... "honestly, i probably would stay on my couch
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ice cream for another month if he didn't ask me." still ahead on fox five news this morning... ...we've got another story of a quietly generous donation made at a red kettle. hear about the 'golden donation'
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i was not aware of how much acidity was in my diet. i was so focused on making good food choices, i had no idea that it was damaging the enamel of my teeth. i wanted to fix it, i wanted to fix it right away. my dentist recommended pronamel. he said that pronamel can make my teeth stronger, that it was important, that that is something i could do each day to help protect the enamel of my teeth. pronamel is definitely helping me to lead the life that
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an annoymous donor made a huge donation to the salvation army in florida. several gold kettles outside walmart supercenters. the coins are 1947 50-peso mexican coins, worth about 14-hundred
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the generous donation wasn't noticed right away, because the donor wrapped dollar bills. more ahead on fox five news this morning. coming up... getting pulled over. what police in kentucky were handing out to drivers--instead of tickets! and.. night! a new spin on christmas caroling ---and people covering their ears. all that plus breaking news and weather in just two minutes on fox five news this morning. event using cell phone ringtones if you have moderate to severe plaque psoriasis... ...isn't it time to let the... ...real you shine... ...through?
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search of a lake in san bernadino. looking for evidence in the attack that killed 24 people at a holiday luncheon. the latest on the investigation. plus... president obama says it's our best chance' to save the planet. more on the historic deal on climate change. and get ready...get set...go! only one day left to get to the 98- point-five k-l-u-c toy drive. we touch base with chet buccanan...who's been sleepin on a scafolding for more than a week collecting toys for valley kids in need....
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holidays a little brighter. good morning! i'm nick lagrange, in for shannon moore, welcome to fox five news this morning. first - ophelia young joins us with a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. we'll start off sunday with pleasant fall weather, which will change by afternoon as low pressure arrives. by early be seeing increased wind speeds and heavy gusts to about 40-45 mph. there is a good overnight but we should be waking up to dry conditions on monday. as the cold front passes the valley, an area trail it dropping upper 40's until wednesday. we expect a quick temperatures as we approach next
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a las vegas man on sex trafficking metro police say -- antwone harris -- 17-year-old in september and october. officers arrested the teen for trespassing and engaging in prostitution -- after she offered sex to a man for 150 dollars. learned harris was splitting the
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...and told her how much to charge for sexual acts. they also found an email of his matching an account on 'backpage dot com' -- a website used by pimps and prostitutes. harris faces 'kidnapping', 'sex trafficking', and 'child abuse and endangerment' charges. f-b-i dive teams have now completed a search in a san bernadino lake connection to the attacks at a holiday luncheon days ago. jeunesse spoke to family and friends victims killed in the attack. investigators were divers searching for any potential evidence...including a possible computer lake not far from where the december second shooting rampgage took place...at the inland regional center. this, as memorial services were held saturday....for three of the fourteen victims killed in the attack... including this sixty-year-old isaac amanios...and one nguyen. georgia another shannon johnson remembered as a johnson - a health inspector -
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co-worker from gunfire during the final moments of his life. johnson says: "she was in need and he went to her aid without thinking. that was just the way he was. a guy of action." meantime, police arresting 23-year old carl james dial, jr... as part of an arson and hate crimes investigation after a fire at this southern california mosque... witnesses at the islamic center of palm springs say they heard a loud boom just after noon friday. flames were contained to the front lobby. no one was injured. taher says: "i don't think it is related (to san bernardino attack), but if there is anything probably the police force and the fbi are going to find out what is going on. and we hope so too." the mosque is located some seventy-five miles away from the san bernardino shooting scene... where federal officials say they continue to investigate the shooters as a couple inspired by islamist extremists. (on cam tag) meanwhile - charges are expected against 24-year-old enrique
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a-r 15's used in the attack...although right now he's a cooperating witness with the f- b-i. in san bernardino, william la jeunesse, fox news. an f-b-i dive team reportedly pulled an object from the lake. investigators were looking for evidence that may have been dumped there after the massacre and before the couple's shootout with police. and we do have an update on that fire at the california mosque. police have made an arrest in connection to the case. 23-year-old -- carl james dial junior -- was booked into riverside county jail saturday. though he has not been formally charged... police say he was arrested on suspicion of arson, a hate crime, and felony burglary. "we do consider this an act of terrorism just like anything else... do understand there's a very small handful of people that do these types of things you know on both sides and we just want the message out there that we do not condone this type of behavior, criminal activity, coming from any side. " no one was
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though the mosque sustained damage to its entrance and smoke damage throughout. history is made in paris. a global climate pact is now official... ...as more than 190 countries from signed on for the agreement. there's now a renewed optimism for future generations. but -- as fox news correspondent bryan llenas reports -- there's mixed reaction from environmental activists. after years of failed global climate talks...this erruption of emotional cheers saturday.... as delegates at the united nations' global climate summit outside paris...officially adopt a historic climate deal... it calls for the more than one- countries - signing on to the accord...to rein in their greenhouse gas g superpowers like the u-s and china. potus says: "together we've shown what's possible when the world stands as one" "no nation, even one as powerful as u.s. can solve alone. small nations can't sit on sidelines" it calls on the world to
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pollution...but it imposes no sanctions on countries that don't. thousands of environmental activists protesting in paris... calling the deal weak: alexander says: "if there are no obliged and binding measures which are accompanying it, then i'm afraid it's an empty box." the "paris agreement" aims to keep global temperatures from rising another 1.8 degrees fahrenheit between now and the year twenty- one-hundred... key for countries facing the threat of rising sea levels. it also provides billions to help poorer countries cope with the transition. obama: "the targets we've set are bold... this agreement represents the best chance to save the one planet we've got. i believe this moment can be a turning point for the world" smith says: "we see that governments have recognised the crisis that we're in...we need now to see the action on the ground, nationally, at all levels, with all the stakeholders, business, civil society, workers." (on cam tag) president obama commenting on twitter - quote - "this is huge...almost every country in the world just signed on." in new york, bryan llenas, fox news. in more local
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...u-f-c 194 featured the biggest men's bout we've seen in quite some time. superstars jose aldo and conor mcgregor faced- off last night... ...at m-g-m grand garden arena. both aldo and mcgregor came into this one looking to defend their featherweight champion status. aldo retained his championship, since he wasn't able to defend it against mcgregor back in july due to a rib injury. mcgregor then held the interim champion status, after beating aldo's replacement in that bout -- chad mendes. this fight went one round..... if you can call it that. aldo and mcgregor opened the fight by looking at each other for about five seconds, attacking for another two seconds -- and if your jose aldo -- you don't remember what happened in the next six seconds. mcgregor struck first -- knocking aldo out with the very first blow of the fight. mcgregor punched aldo in the chin. aldo immediately went down, landing a phantom punch before doing so. mcgregor went to the ground with him, and hit aldo two more times before the fight was stopped! in just 13 seconds -- the fastest knockout in u-f-c history --
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defeated aldo to retain the featherweight title. conor mcgregor is well on his way to becoming a mega-star in u-f-c. the fight brought fans from around the world to las vegas. many were in a festive mood leading up to the highly-anticipated fight between mcgregor and aldo. some rowdy irish fans shut down part of las vegas boulevard on friday. they chanted and stromed the street with irish flags. many who traveled from ireland and england say it was well-worth the trip. "conor mcgregor biggest out of ireland. its important for us to be here to support him you know. give him a good cheer on and see him do good." "obviously with mgregor from ireland its an interesting fight but although we should root for him we rooting for aldo i just think it will be a fantastic fight." "we had to go through ticket resale in uk. had tickets fed ex from tennessee." "and triple the face value too." u-f-c 194 was the
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event in u-f-c history... ...with an announced attendance of 16,516. "take 5 to care is sponsored by nv energy, southwest medical associates & subaru of las vegas"." there's just one day left to donate to the 98-point-five k-l-u-c toy drive. it's a chance to give hundreds of valley kids in need -- gifts under their christmas tree. k-l-u-c's chet buchanan has been at n-v energy near sahara and jones, camping out for more than a week. so far, 28 trucks are filled. and the push for final donations is on. " this is a 24 town...this holiday season " again -- 28 trucks
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last year we made it to 29. we'll hopefully beat that this year.... ...and help a family out by making the holidays a little more special. so if you want to donate -- give a toy, a gift card, a bike -- chet will be at n-v energy at sahara and jones until ten o'clock monday morning. coming up after the break.... ...severe weather in texas. see how texans are cleaning up, after a recent round of tornados touched down there. and... the runnin rebels win a close one in riverside. we've got a recap, when we come back. a state of every morning these men ate a tired breakfast and had a tired day.
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then one day jack showed up with a breakfast burrito poweredby jalapeos. it didn't just change theirmorning. it changed everything! turning these tree loggers... into tree lovers. spicy jalapeos, chipotle sauce with grilled bacon, eggs and cheese. the jalapeo bacon breakfast burrito.
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disaster in texas this morning. after severe weather hit the the area, saturday. witnesses reported seeing two tornadoes in the 'woodlands subdivision' in lindale, saturday afternoon. some homes and other buildings were damaged. however, no injuries were reported. the area now bracing for more storms. some families in washington state are waiting to get back into their homes, after a landslide forced
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mudslide sending down a steep slope. a homeowner in the area says he had no idea his home was in danger until he got a knock at his door from an inspector saying he needed to evacuate. some lucky dogs are alive and well... ...thanks to the quick thinking of their owner and first responders. as torrential rains ravaged the northwest last week -- one homeowner knew he was in trouble... ...and that his home was going to flood. so he put the dogs in a second floor room and left a window open for them to escape. the dogs got out onto the roof, where first responders were able to see -- and save them. "it's a lot easier than the evacuation we've had to deal with people in their houses where the presents were floating in their house. at least with the dogs, they were just happy to see us." the dogs are all doing well and are being cared for at an area humaine society. area damage from the floods is expected to cost upwards of 15- million dollars. now fox weather
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jones we'll start off sunday with pleasant fall weather, which will change by afternoon as another area of low pressure arrives. by early evening we should be seeing increased wind speeds and heavy gusts to about 40-45 mph. there is a good chance for rain overnight but we should be waking up to dry conditions on monday. as the cold front passes the valley, an area of cool air will trail it dropping our highs into the upper 40's until wednesday. we expect a quick rebound in temperatures as we approach next weekend.
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trophy ceremony was held last night in new york. the candidates -- derrick henry of alabama, christian mccaffrey of stanford, and deshauwatson of clemson -- sat in anticipation of the heisman voters' decision. and your winner is......
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henry was the favorite coming into saturday night's announcement. henry received 1,832 voting points -- edging mccaffrey who received 1,539 and watson who received 1,165. the junior runningback from alabama finished the regular season with an s- e-c record 1,986 rushing yards.... ...and a conference record-tying 23 touchdowns. on thursday night -- henry also beat mccaffrey and watson for the 'doak walker award' as the country's top running back... ...and became the first running back since 2002 to win the 'maxwell award' -- which is given to college football's player of the year. after the heisman announcement -- henry thanked god, his parents, his teammmates, and his coach -- nick saban. "you know, every day i come to that football facility, i know it's gonna be a challenge. i know every day, it's not going to be easy. no day is easy, but i know every day i'm gonna be challenged by you. you're a loyal coach. you always challenge us. and i just love you coach, man. without you, i wouldn't be here today." henry becomes the first first
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claim the heisman since 2009, when crimson tide running back -- mark ingram -- won the award. the previous five winners have been quarterbacks. u-n-l-v was in riverside, california this afternoon, taking on the highlanders of u-c riverside. and while it may not have been the best team the runnin' rebels have faced this season, it was a close one. fox five's kevin bolinger was there and has a recap for us. closed captioning will resume shortly closed captioning will resume shortly closed captioning will resume shortly closed captioning will resume shortly
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'reb zone' is on tonight starting at eleven o'clock, immediately after the ten o'clock newscast here on fox five. kevin will have a full breakdown of last night's game and a look ahead at the remaining schedule, with coach dave rice. plenty more ahead on fox five news this morning. after the break... it's one of the hottest holiday gifts of the year... for more than one reason. are hoverboards posing a fire safety threat? and... a yelling will ferrell, and a rapping first lady. mary moloney will have that and more in the 'hollywood
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gifts is now being called dangerous. the 'u-s consumer product safety commission' is investigating reports of fires linked to hoverboards. and good luck if you plan on traveling with one. at least nine airlines -- including delta, american, and united -- are banning hoverboards from their planes. the concern is over what powers the scooters -- lithium-ion rechargeable batteries. some of them are reportedly starting fires. kelly says: "sometimes with the vibration and the pressure differential you get some kind of a damage, some kind of damage to the battery itself, the
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membrane, or terminals, or something and it catches fire." the 'federal consumer product safety commission' is now conducting a high priority investigation into at least ten reports of hoverboard fires in nine states. but c-e-o of hoverboard brand -- 'i-o hawk' -- john soibatian -- says the fires are being caused by knock- off brands made in china. soibatian says: "a lot of the manufacturers that are doing knockoff boards their batteries and their insides look like this. you have a very cheaply constructed battery which tears easily and if you can see, they use glue to try to secure the battery to the board. if you're going to buy a hoverboard -- the c-s-p-c says you should not charge the machines overnight. they say you should also make sure the batteries have been certified by a national testing lab. a new study says there have been 327 close encounters
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the past two years. the report comes from the 'center for the study of the drone at bard college.' 'close encounters' in this case -- mean the drone came within 500 feet of an aircraft. there were also 594 sightings in which drones were spotted near or within manned aircraft flight paths, but did not pose a crash threat. the study was conducted using data from the f- a-a and the 'department of the interior.' just how much are die hard star wars fans willing to dish out for memorabilia? here's an example. one fan shelled- out 25-thousand dollars at an auction in new york... ...for a 1978 luke skywalker toy. it was made almost 40 years s ago -- but was pulled from production, because luke's light saber broke easily. it's still in its original packaging. collectors say the rare figurine is priceless. this is part of a quarter-million- dollar auction of star wars memorabilia held by sotheby's. while things like star wars toys and video games are a pretty safe
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gifts -- parents may be interested in high-tech toys that encourage a healthy lifestyle. activity trackers and bracelets are being developed for kids. in addition to counting steps -- the wearable technology encourages kids to engage in specific activities like skipping or jumping. and some versions also incorporate education. "at pbs kids, we've done a partnership with the moff band, for example. this allows kids to use their arms and their whole body to do things like, practice counting and school readiness skills." experts say parents should be extra mindful of privacy with high- tech gifts like these -- by reading the fine print for tracking and marketing policies. will ferrell knows a thing or two about the holidays. his movie -- 'elf' -- has become a christmas classic. in his latest gig -- the funnyman is testing people on their 'elf' knowledge. mary moloney explains in today's 'hollywood minute.' --reporter pkg-as follows-- (nats) will ferrell teamed up with billy from billy on the street -- and asked random people questions. (nats) while some loved
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game... (nats) others were clearly terrified. (nats) ed sheeran brought a surprise guest to his sydney show. sir elton john. the two brits sang several songs including elton's hit don't go breaking my heart. (nats) s-n-l star jay pharoah brought out the big guns when rapping about college for college humor. michelle obama. flotus took her turn on the mic to encourage students to think about higher ed. (nats) for hollywood minute -- i'm mary moloney. we're going to take a break, but when we come back.... a health warning for hundreds of californians... ...as a possible
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and... the number of dogs and cats with diabetes is on the rise... the warning signs -- and what you can do to keep pets healthy.
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high powered semi-automatic weapons - -from all of europe. more on the
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by british prime minister david cameron. the busiest shopping week of the year is upon us.. if you're a last minute shopper -- don't worry -- we have you covered. how you can get free shipping on any order -- with guaranteed delivery by christmas eve. and ... we're just days away from the republican debate, being held right here in las vegas. what candidates are up to leading to the event.. and who is already throwing jabs. good morning. welcome back to fox five news this morning i'm nick lagrange, in for shannon
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we'll start off sunday with pleasant fall weather, which will change by afternoon as another area of low pressure arrives. by early evening we should be seeing increased wind speeds and heavy gusts to about 40-45 mph. there is a good chance for rain overnight but we should be waking up to dry conditions
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cold front passes the valley, an area of cool air will trail it dropping our highs into the upper 40's until wednesday. we expect a quick rebound in temperatures as we approach next weekend. a 15-year-old boy has passed away -- after being involved in a car crash on u-s 95 near boulder city. it happened at around 7-30 friday night -- when a truck rear ended the chevy he was a passenger in. the teen -- who is from pahrump -- was killed in the accident. the driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. one of the other passengers -- who is from henderson -- was taken to u- m-c with critical injuries. the driver of the truck was not injured. in national news... a man officials say was carrying
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a pennsylvania walmart. police say he walked into the store on saturday night -- and started pointing a gun at people inside. when police arrived came to the scene -- they told him to drop his gun. they say he refused, and that he started pointing the gun at officers. that's when they shot him. he was taken to an area hospital and was later pronounced dead. no one else was injured in the confrontation. more than 160 firefighters raced to put out a fire at a recycling plant in los angeles, saturday. workers say they saw the massive plume of smoke... ...and that's when they grabbed their belongings and ran. (no name provided/employee) "i saw flames. the first thing i saw was flames. i felt the heat. and it was kind of nerve- racking because my officer is right next to where the fire started." "my co-worker was telling me 'get out of dodge, move your car' and, you know, hopefully nobody got hurt." one firefighter received minor injuries while working to put the fire out. officials are still working to determine what caused it. at least 23 people are dead and another 23 injured after a fire broke
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hospital in southwest russia. the fire happenes late saturday night. authorities say the fire has been completely put out. there were about 140 disabled people in the hospital at the time, 50 of whom were bed-bound. so far, the cause of the fire is unknown. british prime minister -- david cameron -- is calling for a ban on all high powered semi- automatic weapons. he's asking the ban be imposed in all of europe... ...and he says the measure is part of a crack-down on the illegal firearms trade. it's also part of a long term plan to counter terrorism. it's the last big shopping week of the holiday season... ...and candidates from both political parties go head-to-head again --right here in las vegas. fox's patricia stark has these stories and more in the 'week ahead.' tuesday- republican presidential candidates set to square off in las vegas one more time before the new year... it's debate number five for the g-o-p. candidates must meet a new selection criteria for this go- around... to be selected-
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poll at three- point-five percent nationally or have four- percent of the primary poll in either iowa or new hampshire. donald trump continues to lead the pack ... but the other presidential hopefuls will try to make up some ground. the debate starts at nine p-m eastern time. friday- last minute shoppers rejoice- it's free shipping day! thousands of retailers participate in this one-day event that offers free shipping on any orders... promising delivery by christmas eve. no need to panic if you miss out though..."super saturday" is the very next day! the last saturday before christmas... you can expect big crowds at your local stores and malls... this day is ranked the second busiest shopping day of the year behind "black friday." also saturday- president obama says "aloha"... the president and first family leave d-c behind ... as they head on their annual winter getaway to hawaii. mister obama is set to return to the white house january third. and wrapping up a busy saturday... it's the third round of the democratic
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bernie sanders and former governer martin o'malley try to make up ground and catch front- runner hillary clinton... the three candidates will take the stage in new hampshire at eight p-m eastern time. and that's a look at the week ahead. patricia stark, fox news. after months of support between two republican candidates -- one of them is now taking shots at the other. we're talking about donald trump and senator ted cruz. this comes just ahead of the republican debate being held right here in las vegas on tuesday. kristin fisher is in washington with the details. as the two top anti-establishment candidates... donald trump and ted cruz used to be quite friendly... and to a certain extent...still are. but yesterday... donald trump attacked ted cruz time. at a rally last night in iowa... trump questioned his commitment to ethanol subsidies... something very in iowa. cruz's appeal to trump says: "i do like ted cruz but evangelicals come out of cuba in all fairness its true not a lot come out. but i like him nevertheless." trump says: "well
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to the best of my knowledge there is a lot of oil in texas. so he gets a lot of money from the oil companies and he is totally against ethanol and i am not i am totally in favor." but - so far - ted cruz isn't taking the bait. he said yesterday on twitter - quote - "the establishment's only hope: trump & me in a cage match. sorry to disappoint -- donald trump is terrific. deal with it." trump chose not to attack cruz at a rally today in south carolina. it was a loud and rowdy event. in fact... several people were kicked out for interrupting trump and protesting his recent remarks about muslims. shortly after -- about a hundred miles away in greenville -- marco rub had this to say about trump's plan to temporarily ban muslims from entering the u.s. rubio says: "it's both offensive and inappropriate and frankly counterproductive. " rubio says: "so i just don't see it as a serious proposal but obviously i think he did it largely to get back in the news" also today... chris christie and rand
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then tuesday is the next republican debate. and it will be very interesting to see if trump decides to attack cruz - during a debate - for the very first time. in washington, kristin fisher.. fox news.. as mentioned --that debate will be held here in town, at the venetian. the undercard starts at three, and the main debate gets underway at six. we will broadcast our shows live from there and will have updates throughout the night starting at five. several of the candidates have announced campaign rallies in the vegas area earlier in the day as well. for more info on that -- you can check out our website, fox5vegas.com coming up after the break... holiday travel is upon us. and if you're traveling with kids, we've got some tips for keeping it as stree-free as possible. plus... the holidays can pose health risks to your pets. how to make sure your animals have a safe and happy
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we're right in the middle of the busiest travel season of the
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airports and traffic-filled roads... ...which can be stressful for adults. but what about the kids? family travel experts have some tips. they say to keep things as low-key and relaxed as possible. and if things don't go as planned -- keep children in the loop. "i think the first thing you have to do is really explain to your children what's going on. i think one of the things that we, as parents, do is we think, 'oh, they won't understand.' they actually understand more than you think they do." triple-a estimates more than 98- million americans will travel 50 miles or more during the holidays. now fox weather 24/7 with ophelia young we'll start off sunday with pleasant fall weather, which will change by afternoon as another area of low pressure arrives. by early evening we should be seeing increased wind speeds and heavy gusts to about 40-45 mph. there is a good chance for rain overnight but we should be waking up to dry conditions on monday. as the cold front passes the valley, an area of cool air will trail it dropping our highs into the
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wednesday. we expect a quick rebound in temperatures as we approach next weekend. a health alert has been issued to
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california following reports of a tuberculosis outbreak at a hospital. officials are trying to track down 350 babies and their parents-- who might have been exposed at the 'valley medical center's mother and infant care center.' doctors at the hospital say the risk of infection is slim-- though the outcome can be serious if the infants are found to be infected. mos says: "i hope we caught it in time, and also caught her in time, so she won't be exposing anymore of our children." all of teh babies born in the hospital from august through november will now have to be treated for the infection with antibiotics--for next six to nine months...
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they test positive. people with blood cancers often need bone marrow to survive... ...putting donors in high demand. experts say people don't donate often because they don't know what to expect. donating bone marrow or stem cells does take longer than donating blood, and there are a couple of different methods. but more than 75- percent of the time it can be done without surgery... ...and with little discomfort. "we give you 4 days of a medication that is a small injection like an insulin injection. it's called nuprogen, it's given under the skin and that causes your stem cells to leave your bone marrow, go into your blood, and you sit on a machine with a needle in each arm for about 4 to 5 hours and that's how you donate" to find out more about becoming a bone marrow donor... visit be- the-match-dot- org. more and more pets are being diagnosed with diabetes -- according to a new study. new research conducted by 'banfield pet hospitals' says instances of the disease have increased thirty- two percent in dogs -- and sixteen percent in cats. symptoms can include an
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urination, and appetite. but doctors say there are ways to help prevent your pet from getting the disease. this can be done by controlling your pet's weight... ...feeding them a balanced diet with no table scraps. hospitals can be the most dangerous time of the year for pets. vets say this is their busiest time of year... ...and that many pet owners -- busy with all the planning and prepping the holidays require -- can sometimes forget to look out for hazards that can hurt or kill their pets. food is a biggie. we like to eat a lot of fatty foods. with hanukkah it's latkes they're fried in oil. it's the dark meat turkey, turkey skin, ham; these are all just too rich and too fatty for our pets. i'm not saying shoo your pets away, let them be part of the festivities but keep them in mind. tell your guests not to feed the dog, despite the sad eyes and the drooling mouth on the lap. werber adds that giving pets their
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them occupied, and hopefully out of trouble. he says if your absolutely going to give them some non-pet food -- make sure it's skinless. and give them white meat only. keep in mind -- turkey bones can be very dangerous and are a big 'no no.' the bones can splinter and cause blockage in an animal's intestine. saint jude's 'ranch for children' held their ninth annual "night of lights" saturday night. this year -- the event took place at their boulder city campus.... ...and fox five's miguel martinez valle hosted the event. the goal of the event was to bring some holiday cheer to the traumatized children and to the community. there was a bake sale, craft fair, and hayrides. santa claus even came to visit and took pictures with the kids. "this year is amazing. the weather is amazing this year. we have a lot more community support. we have a lot more sponsers and donors that helped us put on the event this year. so we are really excited." kids were able to take a ride on the polar express through a tunnel of lights. the foster children built the train for the boulder city holiday parade.
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held with all of the proceeds going toward saint jude's 'ranch for children.' the ninth annual 'jewel awards' were held saturday night at the rio. the theme was "diamond in the rough - a formal affair." fox five's john huck hosted the annual event. the 'jewel awards' showcase the best of nevada's multi- family housing community. they're given to individuals, properties, and companies recognized for their contributions and achievements in the industry. neiman marcus las vegas puts on a sweet holiday wonderland at the fashion show mall. saturday's event was named "sugar and spice and the edible holiday from more than three hundred pounds of hundred and pounds of sugar -- and fifty pounds of cake. created by two local chefs -- robert teddy and travis martinez. both are current competitors on food network's "cake wars." "i love it. i love working large. and neimans was very supportive they wanted something
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down that's exactly what you get." the display will be up from now until the end of the year. guests were invited to meet the chefs and participate in a raffle. the money from the raffle was given to three square food bank -- who was at the event accepting donations. nick putting a new spin on an age old tradition. fox's doug johnson reports on how one group is using cell phone ringtones-- to create modern day christmas carols. the music is hard to describe... (nats) "i say eclectic," "eclectic, that's a good word." (nats) palmer says: "i don't ennow how to describe it, it's like a sound cloud. it's nothing you'll ever hear of before or have heard before, but it's beautiful none the less." erin palmer organized un-silent night... which uses different people's smart phones and speakers to emit a modern day christmas carol. erin palmer, organizer palmer says: "it's four tracks which people can download on their
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get together in the park and the 4 tracks create a composition." the music is by new york composer phil kline... a composition which palmer says has been played every year all over the world... which is exactly how she first heard it. palmer says: "i used to live in philadelphia and when i was there one day i was just a witness i was on the street and it just passed me by and i was like what the heck was that." a similar reaction could be seen on the faces of many eating out at restaurants in midtown. but participants say they feel like they're spreading the holiday cheer. zill says: "i think it's very peaceful and calm." mos says: "it's really calming and beautiful... this is what the christmas spirit is all about." still some who happened to be walking by aren't so sure. mos2 says: "maybe if it was slightly less dis- coordinated it would be more like christmas bells... it's kind of loud and kind of annoying." mos3 says: "it's kind of scary." however other bystanders were a fan of the sound. mos says: "it's beautiful, i'd like to learn more about it. i'm going to look it up when i get home." and palmer says she hopes to continue un-silent night next year. surprise, surprise... drivers in
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over--expecting a ticket--what they got next...was much sweeter.
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police officers in kentucky gave some lucky drivers a big break this week... "i thought i was going to get a speeding ticket today. " they pulled over 100 drivers... and instead of a ticket handed them 100- dollars each. the warren county sheriff's office received a donation of ten- thousand dollars... and the donor's request was that the money be given to those who need it most. the sheriff's department did this last year as well. that does it for us for fox5 news this morning weekend edition. thank you so much for joining us. make sure you tune in tonight for fox5 news at 10 and of course stay up with local headlines on fox5vegas.com make it a good
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