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they usually get their way. but not with democrat donna edwards. she won't take cash from wall street banks. and when washington insiders wrote a loophole to let the nra spend dark money to kill gun safety laws, donna edwards said 'no' she's fighting to ban assault weapons and putting the safety of our communities first. because to democrat donna edwards, the special interests aren't special. we are. women vote! is responsible for the content of this advertising. welcome to wusa nine news at noon and i'm andrea roane.
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this hour. the plane hijacking in egypt comes to an end. back to business at the u.s. capitol. the fbi continues its investigation of the hacking in a local hospital system. breaking news in the district. an arrest made in a homicide in the headlines. a teenage boy gunned down on the platform of a metro station on the orange line. stephanie gailhard joins us from police headquarters. police say maurice bellamy gunned down davonte washington who was only 15 years old at the deanwood metro station three days ago. here's what we know about the suspect . he's 17 years old from southeast dc and police arrested him yesterday afternoon in southwest dc. he will be charged as an adult with second-degree murder while armed. davonte washington's family is believed the police made an arrest. he was wihi
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and all heading to a barbershop to get their hair cut for easter when davonte washington was murdered on the platform while his family watched. his two young sisters there as well. police say metro transit police surveillance cameras helped nab maurice bellamy. they do not believe that washington and maurice bellamy knew each other. >> the loss of a 15-year-old under any circumstances is tragic but in this case even more so as it appears there is no reason for it. absolutely no reason. >> reporter: davonte washington was a freshman at largo high school and in the rotc program. maurice bellamy goes before a judge this afternoon and we hope to learn more about the moments leading up to the murder. i will bring you updates on our social media pages as well as a full report on the 5:00 newscast.
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new information on a breaking story we covered on wake up washington. the hijacking of an egyptair flight and did shortly ago and we get the latest from our cbs correspondent. >> reporter: a hostage scrambles to safety jumping out of a cockpit window during a hijacking and cyprus. the suspect accused of seizing the airbus was later arrested on the tarmac where he forced the aircraft to diver and land. the drama began on an early morning flight from alexandria to cairo when a passenger told the pilot he was wearing a suicide belt. a junction tv show this man as the hijacker who is an egyptian national. he released 49 passengers including eight americans but kept the pilot, copilot, and a handful of others for several hours. >> in any case
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something which has to do with terrorism. >> reporter: the motives remain unclear but witnesses say he threw a letter on the tarmac and ask for it to be delivered to his ex-wife. now a new information on a story happening in our area. fbi investigators looking into a computer hacking at medstar health. the clinics and hospitals are open but the group has shut down most computer systems and until they are back online other staff have to work the old-fashioned way with pen, paper and telephone.>> i feel for the people at medstar having to go back to paper because it's a serious problem in patient care because of the time that it takes.
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>> official at medstar say there's no indication the hackers got access to patient records. the fbi believes that hackers could be holding the medstar systems for ransom and demanding money to restore the system to normal. back to business as usual at the u.s. capitol but it almost was in. nikki burdine was there when another security alert cleared the visitor center one day after the shooting. >> reporter: the visitor center open this morning after yesterday's lockdown but almost immediately it closed again and everyone forced to leave when two suspicious packages were found. >> keep moving out! >> reporter: less than 24 hours after the capital went on lock down another scare. we were standing outside the visitor sending when police moved us to the street to investigate two abandoned bags.
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>> i've never been that close to an incident. >> reporter: and all clear was given an back to business once again but tensions higher than normal especially after monday's scare when larry dawson walked into the capitol visitor center and pointed what appeared to be a gun at officers. people from across the country were getting calls from worried parents back home. >> my mother was going crazy. >> people were wondering if their kids were safe. >> reporter: extra police and security visible in the area but to the kids it's just another field trip.>> making their visit to the nation's capital more unforgettable. >> reporter: i'm nikki burdine wusa nine. >> the suspect in the incident, 66-year-old larry dawson remains in the hospital and police custody. he's a tennessee native and formal
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lost his license and a former school bus driver who was fired for harassing a teenage girl. he's no stranger to capitol police. he visited the hill frequently and interrupted proceedings in the house chamber in october last year. you can download the free wusa9 app to keep up with developing stories and breaking news. seven people lost their apartment homes in a fire in bethesda. firefighters arrived on the scene after a 911 call from a neighbor. smoke detectors never went off and firefighters suspect the flames started in the attic and was not enough smoke in the living area to set them off. no injuries and the red cross helping the families. in montgomery county a man can keep the backyard hockey rink he built to honor his late daughter. county officials say the property was not zoned for a public facility but now the county agrees to build a public ice rink there
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keep his rink for private use. the battle between apple and the fbi is over. agents hacked into the iphone of a terror suspect in last year's san bernardino attacks without the help of apple. but the privacy fight is far from over. >> reporter: syed farook had on his iphone no longer a mystery to the fbi but how the agency hacked into the phone and who else is a mystery to the rest of us. a senior tech writer comments. >> the broader issue is not over. law enforcement and government want access and tech companies will fight back. we will see it fought out in courts around the country. >> reporter: the fbi withdrew a case that could have forced apple to break into the phone. apple claimed building a backdoor would set a dangerous precedent. the company remain firm yesterday saying as a result of the government's dismissal neither of these occurred and this case should never have been brought. the fbi has not said what i
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>> apple turned down 14 similar request to help authorities get information from devices they designed. the obama administration will issue a proposed rule taking aim at opioid addiction and would increase treatment for the people addicted and strengthen training for professionals who prescribed the medication. opioids are a class of highly addictive pain drugs including codeine and morphine as well as illegal narcotics like heroin. north carolina attorney general says he won't defend in court the new state law that blocks local government from approving protections for lgbt individuals at restaurants, hotels and stores. his announcements come one day after gay-rights advocates sue the state to overturn the law. on the campaign trail donald trump
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facing charges of misdemeanor battery and florida. corey lewandowski charge by police in connection with allegations he was physical with a reporter covering the campaign this month. trump's campaign issued a statement saying that he is innocent. trump and his top rival ted cruz had campaign events in wisconsin today. cruz got a head start campaigning and needs a win to slow trumps momentum. >> what becomes evident in a debate as donald has no solutions to the problems we face. >> that is a very concerned puppy and he's losing big.>> reporter: protesters called the venue to cancel his appearance and no word if the front runner will accept cruz's challenge for another debate. voters in wisconsin head to the primary polls in a week and the governor scott walker urged them to vote for ted cruz.
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the endorsement was not a surprise and governor walker has supported cruz on social media recently. top headline in the wake of the belgian headlines and arrest that was as -- a case of mistaken identity. police of east a freelance journalist they arrested sunday. now police still looking for the man in the black hat seen in surveillance video from just before the dual bombings at the brussels airport. in the syrian city of palmrya crews have diffused and removed 150 bombs planted as booby-traps by isis. antiquity experts waiting for the city to be declared safe so they can assess the damage to the 2000- year-old ruins by isis fighters. they were doing what they had to do to keep the country running and now they get a hero's welcome. we will tell you who these
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texting while walking. we will tell you where doing that can land you in jail. and beautiful day give way to showers in the next few days
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a lot of us have done it or know someone who's doing it. i'm talking about texting and walking at the same time. lawmakers working to make it a crime.>> reporter: technology is our world and because technology is our world we feel it's an attachment to us. sylvia admits she's attached and uses her cell phone while in full stride. it didn't take us long to find people doing the same thing. the national safety council report
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walking incidents involving cell phones accounts for more than 1000 injuries per year and the majority of those hurt women 40 or younger. >> someone needs to shake them up. >> reporter: in new jersey a lawmaker proposes a ban on people walking on public roads using cell phones unless their hands are free. they could be fined $50, 15 days in jail or both. in hawaii a bill pending to find you $250 to four crossing the street while using an electronic device. >> it's amazing how little people pay attention. >> reporter: this man love the idea and said roads are dangerous enough before the people walking. he was hit by a car while crossing the street in a marked crossword. >> i had several fractures and i was out for three months. i broke everything. i was lucky i did not hit my head.>>
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bills have failed in several states including arkansas, illinois, nevada, and new york. women hailed as heroes. glenn: the republicans: government shutdowns threatening federal workers; over 60 votes to repeal obamacare. now they're refusing to even consider president obama's nominee for the supreme court. it disrespects the president and all of us -- and we won't put up with it. in congress, i'll protect president obama's legacy, defend obamacare, and stand up for social security and medicare.
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i'll take on republicans - for all of us.
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he's begun forgetting words. forgetting where he lives. but when the day comes when he forgets who i am, i'll still know who he is. the first time we said i love you we didn't use words. we simply held each other's hands. we still are. i lost my dad to alzheimer's. preventing alzheimer's is within our grasp. let's double the budget of nih and get it done. i'm david trone and i approve this message. more than two does in real life rosie e
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michigan this afternoon after getting a hero's welcome in washington. they came here for visits to the military monuments including the world war ii memorial. they stepped up and worked in factories across the nation building aircraft and other military hardware sent to the front lines.>> the fellows were gone and someone had to make the planes or we would have lost the war. >> i never realized until now how important we were. >> the men overseas did. the trip was the celebration of women's history month which is this month. the last woman never realized how important it was but at the factory she worked at turned out one new bomber every hour. people were asked to support their country in those days and the dead. the greatest generation. pretty good weather today and tomorrow. very windy this morning but now winds beginning to subside. on the breezy side. it's about an eight
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>> i thought it was an 8 1/2. >> will be even better. temperatures not too warm or cool and as soon as the winds relax tomorrow, it will be a perfect day. you can still see cherry blossoms that survived the wind gusts yesterday. near 50 miles per hour. no wind advisory today. a nice-looking afternoon and still breezy from time to time. at reagan national gusting up to 30 miles per hour and will still happen as long as the sun is out today. 55 degrees and cooler than yesterday. westerly winds make temperatures soar. 70 yesterday and now winds out of the northwest keeping us school at 60 degrees. a little less to the north and west and into the lower 60s further south.
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breezy today and wind gust 25 to 30 miles per hour. 25 march burned -- martinsburg. warmer thursday ahead of a cold front. bringing showers and thunderstorms and set up for a cool and dry weekend. you can still make outdoor plans over the weekend but might need a jacket. temperatures now 55 in dc, 52 gaithersburg. more sunshine today than yesterday but still on the cooler side because of the northwesterly winds. 56 fredericksburg. going through the wind gust tracker, 6:00 seeing wind gusts up to 25 or 30 miles per hour. around midnight those winds start to diminish. with that come cooler temperatures. clear skies and calm winds and low di
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thing thursday morning. might be able to leave the jacket home thursday but still cold first thing tomorrow morning. thursday winds picking up out of the south and another breezy one ahead of the cold front. not a lot going on the next 48 hours. nothing but sunshine and looking pretty great. here comes the weather thursday. clouds much of the day and warm and breezy. clouds moving in but stay dry and have not issued the yellow weather alert because rain arrives after sunset and the evening commute. that might stick around through friday. we will keep an eye on it and keep you up-to-date on our wusa9 app. tomorrow morning 41 washington,
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tomorrow afternoon we get up to 63 and calm winds. 7 degrees by thursday. the next seven days, by friday showers will linger and by saturday we are dry and 60 degrees. sunday 56 and another cool one monday. we're going for a drive. james corden's famous carpool karaoke going prime time. we will show you with you. >> ( music )
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wall street. the nra. theypo're werful. they usually get their way. but t nowith democrat donna edwards. she won't take cash from wall street banks. and when washington insiders wrote a loophole to let the nra spend dark money to kill gun safety laws, donna edwards said 'no' she's fighting to ban assault weapons and putting the safety of our communities first. because to democrat donna edwards, the special interests aren't special. we are. women vote! is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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narrator: all that political mail mlet's simplify.lming. only one candidate has been endorsed by the washington post: kathleen matthews. as a journalist and progressive leader at marriott, she has a broad and deep facility with policy. emily's list praises matthews as pro-choice and the post says on gun control, clean energy, education and health research kathleen matthews "has greater potential, following the van hollen model,
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kathleen: i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
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and justin bieber, cbs late show host james corden goes for a ride with some of music's biggest stars and for his one- year anniversary with the network to carpool karaoke goes prime time. ( music ) that's right, tonight's big star is j lo. see you tonight at 10:00 right here on wusa nine news. on the news at 5:00 new inatformonion the teen accused of shooting a 15-year-old to death on a metro platform. how do cops decide to use force on suspects? police give us answers. and hugh jackman a real- life superhero after
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that's it for wusa nine news at noon and we will be back at 5:00 and always on the
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glenn:threateningicans: gofederal workers;ns over 60 votes to repeal obamacare. now they're refusing to even consider president obama's nominee for the supreme court. it disrespects the president and all of us -- and we won't put up with it. in congress, i'll protect president obama's legacy, defend obamacare, and stand up for social security and medicare. i'm glenn ivey and i approve this message. i'll take on republicans - for all of us.
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>> victor: i chose to protect the very company that i've built from the ground up. i chose to protect those i love, even if i had to bend the law to do it. but that is who i am. that is who stands before you. that is the man you have to judge. that's all. >> judge murray: ladies and gentlemen of the jury, before you begin your deliberations, i must remind you that the defendant is presumed innocent of the charges against him. this presumption remains during your deliberations and cannot be overcome unless, having considered all of the evidence involved in this case, you are convinced beyond a reasonable doubt that he is guilty. if the state has proven him guilty, beyond a reabl


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