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who tried to pull off a daring escape, 44 years ago today. when news breaks out, we'll break in. because breaking news changes everything on fox news channel. until then, carry on unafraid. neil cavuto is up right now. all right. the scene in tunisia today where they're getting all too used to terror attacks. this, the third in little more than seven months. and this time, targeting the presidential guard, all on a bus. 12 were killed and as i said, this is in the same neck of the woods where we had that terrorists where the vacationers were. this is where those were gunned down looking at relics of the ancient past.
and new developments now on the paris terror attacks from our own steve harrigan. steve? >> reporter: neil, new information today from the paris prosecutor about the ring leader of the paris attackers here in paris. abdelhamid abaaoud. he was planning a second attack in paris in the business district. planning to blow himself up with a suicide vest with at least one other accomplice. this when he was kichled in the -- killed in the shoot-out with police in wednesday in saint-denis and we learned he returned to the scene of the crime. and abaaoud wanted to see his handiwork in action. it was while the hostage raid was going on. this according to phone records and interviews that the ringleader was outside of the
theater when that killing was going on. and finally, a hostage operation in northern france in the town of roubaix. it's still an active situation with gunshots fired. there were concerns there could be a link to the paris attacks. of course, belgium and france on high alert about an upcoming attack. local authorities though are saying it's not the case, this is a robbery gone bad. police have cordoned off the area, but still an ongoing hostage situation in northern france. neil, back to you. >> incredible. thank you very much. remember yesterday when we were talking about how they changed the plans, if you're going away for thanksgiving, you have on the there a half hour earlier. now, a lot of that had to do with lines and longer security checks and they had an -- out of an abundance of caution thought it would be good for you to get there early. and then the very next day, we learned there's a worldwide travel alert. what happened?
the former new york fbi assistant director james -- what happened? what would have changed or prompted this renewed concern? >> well, that was a state department, neil. so it's hard to say. you know? >> right. >> haven't had a very high opinion of things they do, but i'm sure it's appropriate because of the situation that we're all reading about and looking at every day. it's basically getting out of control. >> you know, james, you mentioned the state department. the state department, you know, warning that went out. the first one was -- it went out very, very quickly. then we learned from tsa they're backing this up with the precaution thing. what are they looking for? if anyone is flying through the next few day, how would you advise they go about doing what they're doing? >> you know, neil, you've heard it a million times. we're asking people to be aware. you know, that sounds kind of simple, but, you know, really what our whole defense strategy
here is is the public, local police, state police, the federal agencies, all working close together. we accomplish most of that with the terrorist task forces but in the final analysis, it's the eyes and ears of the local police that see things out of -- that don't belong right in their little town. maybe the terrorists are moving through their little town or sleeping in the national park. but we need to have a much, much better job out of the muslim community here in the united states. you know, they have to be telling us, you know, these people that are getting turned into terrorists in our community. and they've got to help us better with this because the fbi is very, very undermanned. we took nsa out of the very important job of trying to make heads and tails out of all of
this technology that's there today. encryption has given us these dark caverns where communications can't be intercepted. probably what happened over there in france. so it's a much more difficult situation than it was ten years ago, neil. >> you know, i think think of all the horrific disasters you have had to deal with and is it your sense that there are all these shootings and explosives in paris and other cities, tunisia coming to mind again, third time in six months, is it your sense that the fixation, leaving aside the russian jetliner downed a few weeks ago this is something that terrorists seem to think they can get the most bang for their buck? >> well, my personal opinion is yes because it's so terrifying because most of us fly. >> right. >> we put our children on planes. we send them over to europe for a semester. we go on vacation together. and we make decisions about it. are we going on the same plane or going on two different planes
or -- so it's a terrifying thing. very terrifying. so from that standpoint, you know, the terrorists -- it's right in their sweet spot i would say. >> you know, i was thinking of you too when the -- in 800, that flight they were saying people on the scene saw what they swore was a missile or something headed to the plane and blew it up. later investigations say that was not the case, but you have the russian plane that went down. some are disputing if it was a bomb on board or if it had help from the ground. what do you look for? what kind of things do investigations lead the way to find out -- >> i don't think we'll ever really know 100% over there because, you know, the russians have a point of view that they want to support for their purposes. and the egyptians have a point of view they want to support
also, but in the final analysis, neil, in the region it wasn't a missile, i would have bet my meager government salary at the time that it was. it's in the evidence itself. we ended up taking a million pieces of the airplane out of the ocean. >> i remember. >> we had the very best forensics that the fbi and the public sector could have. we had met alure gists that worked for alcoa, it's the tell tale signs of the missile varieties, four or five or six varieties and that's what it is. in this case, we knew the center fuel tank blew up, but don't know what caused i. >> you had to fight the cabal hiding it from us. and people said, i know what i saw and trying to tell people, well, that's not what you saw, that's always a tough sell. >> very tough. and some of the witnesses were, you know, highly credible
people. >> absolutely. >> helicopter pilots and, you know, i never thought that any of the witnesses were trying to tell us something they didn't see. it's just a matter of what they were interpreting and what they really saw was the plane blowing up. some of the pieces going up in the air. and, you know, say what you want, that plane is still built up and it's in a hangar down in virginia. >> is it really? >> yeah. if anybody thought they had something, it's been all these years, neil, believe me it was the faulty wiring and the plane had flown too many cycles, they never replaced the wires, blah blah blah. that's what happened. but it really doesn't matter what caused it. it was an incredible tragedy. it was heart breaking. i mean, i felt more of a heart
break than even being in vietnam and seeing my compadres blown up, because of the children on board. >> i remember, i remember your composure. >> all the teddy bears, the french club from montours, pennsylvania. then we had peter salinger waving some report that he thought was a report from the -- >> no, i remember. but it does get back to this notion, how much we're fixated on plane accidents of any sort. but you comported yourself well then, james. >> but we need to work better together. >> we're not doing that. thank you very much. we have this incident today where the russian plane was shot down, the turks say it was over their space. nato says it was over the turkey air space, so then the russians come back saying no, it wasn't. we were flying in syria. but even if it was, why did you shoot it down? this is what they call an international incident.
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all right. well, the russians are not happy about this, this plane going down. it was one of their migs and it was shot down by the turks and the turks are saying well, it invaded our space. the russians are saying, no it was over syria, you had to right to do this. and now we have a bit of an international incident. the russians are indicating they'll skip out on a global forum that included the turks. jenner j jennifer griffin is trying to piece this together. it's a nightmare. >> absolutely, neil. u.s. defense forces say that the radar tracks validate turkish claims that the se coy 24 crossed into the air space. the maps was leased. the u.s. pilots heard the multiple warnings issued by the turkish f-16 pilots to the russian pilots on the guard frequency. a mandatory radio frequency that's in all aircraft.
>> we were able to hear everything that was going on. obviously, these aren't open channels. i'm sure others heard it as well. >> reporter: the turks issued ten warnings in a matter of five minutes and military sources i spoke to told me two turkey f-16s was involved. one fired a heat seeking missile, a weapon fired at normally close range. the russian marine was killed trying to rescue the two downed pilots, who parachuted out of the plane. syrian rebels released this video allegedly showing their fighter shooting a u.s. made antitank missile at the russian helicopter, as russian marines searched the wreckage in northern syria. the state news agency has said that one of the pilots is dead following the crash. a missile cruiser is off the syrian coast, ordering it to
destroy any target as nato meets in an emergency meeting. >> talk about a mess. thank you very much. now the president was meeting with francois hollande today at the white house and they discussed these -- the possibilities when you have open air space and no air traffic controllers. they didn't say that. but where this sort of thing -- well, surprising that it took so long to happen. nato is urging calm. de-escalation in this. both presidents indicating this. that calm prevail here. that might be easier than done. retired general and i wanted to begin with you, general. and get a sense of the risk that was there. when you had the russians flying sorties over syria, and then, you know, we had our own areas where we're flying to attack isis positions and the french
for a while the british and then the italians, i'm surprised this kind of thing didn't happen sooner. are you? >> well, it's not -- it's certainly a possibility. a probability. it's happened. i don't know if i'm surprised it hasn't already happened but the fact of the matter is it did happen and it's very unfortunate. i hope that the parties involved will reduce the rhetoric until all the different facts are determined before any other action is taken because the fact of the matter is as you know, neil, you know, we don't need to pour more gas on a fire that's already raging. >> you know, rick, i'm thinking as well, too, the crucible the russians have to play now in the de-escalating tensions in syria may be politely forcing bashar al assad out of power so that we can get to the next step of stabilizing syria. did this complicate it mightily
today? >> well, look, i think the russians are on the offense. they have no intention of pushing assad out and what we heard today from president obama when he was at the white house during his press conference with french president hollande is that assad may go when he no longer seeks re-election. that's what president obama said today. so u.s. policy is a mess right now. the russians are flexing their muscle. make no mistake, the russians flying into turkish air space was not a coincidence. it was not a mistake. it was a planned action. russia is flexing its muscle. i have to say, no one wants to see these things escalate. but you can't blame the turks right now. they want assad to go. they want isis to be defeated and they've got now an enemy on their border trying to prop up assad. it's completely against the turkish policy. the u.s. needs to stand up and
get some leadership here. >> general, one of the things that came through loud and clear in the press conference, no one is on the same page here. both the united states and france are indicating they'll fly more sorties, i guess. more coordinated air strikes on these positions but neither committing more troops to do so. how do you think that goes? >> well, again, an extremely complex situation. i would tell you like rick mentioned the u.s. policy in the situation in syria is anemic to say the least. it's indecisive. what we need to focus on are u.s. critical national security interests. and quite frankly, while assad is an evil individual that needs to be removed from power, he's not a direct threat to the united states. but the islamic state is. because we can no longer allow them to have a sanctuary from which to export terror.
so the direction we need to move is to rapidly dismantle the islamic state. and we need to do that with a cohesive, comprehensive air campaign that dismantles and basically cuts the heart out of the islamic state. >> but rick, the problem is, who is the islamic state? the russians have a very different idea than we do. >> that's where you need the u.s. leadership. the u.n. is telling us there hasn't been any leadership for a while. that's sad because you have the french and the turks really wanting to do something. colin powell had a great doctrine which is don't do anything unless you have to. but once you decide the go in, go in with overwhelming force. we don't have that policy. so i think barack obama should start listening to colin powell a little bit more when it comes to implementing your own strategy.
>> all right. gentlemen, thank you boat for the late breaking news development. one thing we did learn from the french president and the american president, in case you were worried that big summit is still on. all the world are attending i'm not talking about the one on terror, but the one on climate change so you can relax. [eerie music] i am the ghost of cookies' past...residue. oh...so gross. well, you didn't use pam. so it looks like you're stuwith me! bargain brand cooking spray leaves annoying residue. that's why there's pam.
i'm thinking, oh, my, on terror, we're so doomed. no. climate change. really. climate change. 150 countries. big powwow. starts monday, be there or be square. i have nothing against having meetings about climate change, but paris, tunisia, london, madrid, boston, new york. i don't know. but i do know this young lady knows. national security analyst extraordinaire, k.t. mcfarland. you're the expert, but i read a pretty mean prompter. why this? why now? why climate change when it's like kind of life change that's going on here? >> well, because president obama thinks that climate change is the greatest strategic and existential to our future.
here we have isis, attacking with suicide vests and kalashnikovs and potentially chemical weapons in the french water supply what are we doing? we'll have windmills and solar panels and we'll show them. it gives encouragement to the terrorists who feel they have been selected and chosen by allah to establish the caliphate and kill everybody who disagrees with them. they look at this and they are laughing. >> but part of me -- i always like to give the benefit of the doubt, you know me, fair and balanced, and this meeting is scheduled. you have 150 countries, whatever it is who are going to this, but to cancel it might send a wrong message. we want to go business as usual and let isis know we have our head up our -- we'll continue that process. i'm trying to give the benefit -- you can't cancel this meeting. fine, then why can't you rejigger its purpose? >> i get they're not canceling the meetings but hollande came
to washington because he needs help. his country is under attack. they'll continue to be under attack. he came looking for a leader and he didn't find one. he find a president who won't change his strategy. >> neither did hollande, right? >> no no no. >> but he was committing troops. i guess he's not. i know we're not. so they're going to increase their air strike campaign, but i didn't see a difference in either of them. what did you notice in hollande that i didn't? >> i noticed the body language where hollande looks like hes a scared rabbit. where is he going tomorrow? he's going to the europeans and say, how can you help me? where is he going on thursday? probably the one place where he might get help, to moscow and to talk to putin. but western civilization is looking for a leader. it can't be hollande or putin. no other country has the chops, diplomatic, all the other power to defeat radical islam which is the threat to the civilization.
hollande came to america, he didn't find the quarterback. i mean, the field is empty. >> so now you have to wonder why we're pushing and obviously for very good reasons to get assad out of power. i know the french prior to this meeting were saying, yeah, we want assad out of power, but we want the russians on board going after isis. did this impatience with kicking assad out maybe for very good reasons -- he's killed 300,000 of his people, did -- is that getting in the way of priorities here? should you be utilizing russia right now? maybe jawboning them to push him out of power or all right, we'll work on eventually getting assad out of power, what do you do? >> we have to approach this the same way as world war ii and we have to make allies of countries that we hold our nose to
cooperate. that may be russia or may be the hacktivist group anonymous. we will not defeat wit windmills and solar panels and we will not defeat it alone. we will not defeat it with air power. we need everybody. everybody has a role to play. only the united states can play the leadership role. so i think, you know, putin -- we need putin in this fight. we probably need assad in this fight and hollande didn't spend a whole lot of time talking about assad and moscow. obama does -- >> you're right about that. when they were questioned about it, sure. assad has got to go. but you've got a feeling it wasn't a passionate defense of the president's policy here. but we'll see. thank you. have a great thanksgiving. by the way, you have a future in the whole policy thing. keep at it. >> thanks. >> she is amazing. all right, in the meantime, canada is taking refugees in. that we know. they are taking 25,000 refugees in. that we know. what changed today is how
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now, far me from being paranoid, but sometimes i think we're focusing on the wrong border. maybe up north with our friends the canadians, because they're very good people and they're willing to take in 25,000 refugees from syria. they'd do it 10,000, 25,000 at a time. and no single male will get through. but what if a couple are not the right people? that's when you have j.d. gordon worried. because you talk about a porous border. it's because we're the best of friends, we look the other way. you have thousands of people going to canada, even a fraction can pose a problem. what's your worry? >> i completely agree. canada has been burned by this before. we remember the millennium bomber. he was going to blow up the airport and he would have done if not for an alert border
agent. >> you're right. i forgot about that. >> he got to canada on a fake passport. came from france. then when they arrested him, they said i'm really a tortured person. i should have refugee status, and they gave it to him. here's a guy -- he was still going to blow up the los angeles airport. another example, the toronto 18. in 2006, these were guys from egypt, pakistan. they were going to blow up the parliament and behead prime minister harper and they were vetted to get into the country. i think to take 25,000 syrians is a recipe for disaster, not only in canada, where they had jihadists kill soldiers last year, but a nightmare for us. >> prime minister trudeau said they'll use the tightest checks and screenings to make sure there are no problems, to make sure that lone men are not allowed in, but with families and they'll check this as best
they can. even better than the united states is how they go about it. we know the overwhelming majority of the people seeking asylum, we know that all you need is one or two and they can do a lot of damage. what should we do in response to what the canadians are doing? >> well, when i testified before the canadian parliament a couple of years ago immigration security, i told them one of the biggest threats with efface is their system. they have to do a better job of screening people. they can't screen them coming in at all. even though they say they'll take families right now, even though they're taking families look at some of the refugee families we have taken in america. the tsarnaev brothers, they came as kids and blew up the boston marathon later. and sayed, he killed four marines -- >> there's a risk, you can say that about american born kids
but i do see your point on that. i wonder about the canadian government if there was a wink and a nod agreement between the newly elected prime minister and the fairly liberal president, what do you think? >> if you look at canada, they have a population of over 10% and yet they have the same number of canadians over fighting with the islamic state, or terror groups so they have a real problem in canada. they don't want to talk about it. if you even challenge them, they call you names. try to character assassinate you. people do that in the united states too, but it's worse in canada. we have to push back on it, neil. we have to push back on the character assassination because we want to protect our lives. protecting our lives ought to be politically correct. >> thank you, have a good thanksgiving. >> thanks, neil. all right. they call him a mover and a shaker. not only when it comes to influence and power but money.
all right. he's a billionaire with considerable influence and if you want to parlay any shot at getting to the white house, he's a friend you want to make. and believe me, all the leading republican presidential candidates have been trying to make this fellow their friend, their buddy. frank van der sloot, he was very instrumental in making mitt romney the republican nominee and almost getting him over the top. this time he's set his sights on one marco rubio. why rubio? >> well, i think marco rubio has a tremendous advantage over the other candidates. he's not only really, really bright, but he's a student of the issues. both domestically and in foreign relations. >> very good debater. >> he's a great debater and his approach -- he's a friendly
debater. he lays out his facts in a way. so he invites those who disagree with him to see it the way he sees it or at least analyze his way of getting to his position. and buy into his position and get on board with it. i think that that is particularly to his advantage and the our country's advantage, to the american people's advantage when you're talking about the future president of the united states. or a candidate. >> he's very simple and clear. i remember when we did the fox business debate and in researching the time the candidates had been given in the prior debates, he actually gets in the lower half of time on stage. that might surprise people, but it's what he makes of that time. >> indeed. he says more in less time than any of the other candidates. and he knows his material. it's not like -- >> but what brought you to him? obviously all of the candidates wanted your support. i mean, it was jeb bush and there's ted cruz.
there's john kasich. chris christie. i'm sure they all knocked on your door. what closed the deal for rubio? >> well, we thought we ought to answer two questions before we could get behind any one in particular and that is who would make the best president? and number two, who would be the most electable? we entered into those questions -- we took a long time answering those questions. vetting the candidates, but we thought we might end one two different people. in the end we were fortunate we ended up with the same candidate. >> the other one you liked is carly fiorina. >> i liked carly fiorina, and i think she would have been a great president. she had a good grasp of domestic and international affairs but she didn't have the friendly factor, likability. >> it is interesting. a great debater. couldn't carry it over on the campaign trail. >> she had her facts right. marco rubio has a tremendous advantage over all the candidates including carlie in that he can articulate his
reasoning and positioning in a way that gets people on board. >> you hope, right? now, donald trump hearing this -- it hasn't happened yet, i'm sure he's going to say, with someone like you behind rubio, rubio is bought and paid for and donald trump, no one has to buy him. no one has to have undo influns over him -- influence over him. you say what? >> well, donald will say whatever he wants to say. i think he's got a good track record of that. he's -- >> leading in all the polls. >> he's a great marketer. i like his sound bites. >> but there might be something to that, right? if you have so much money -- i like you. you don't need to get money from other people. so if you have that kind of money, there's a term for that but i won't repeat it here. but that's an advantage that donald trump has over marco rubio. >> well rubio doesn't use his
position in politics to his own financial advantage. i think the fact that, you know, i think he has the least -- the lowest net assets of all of the -- >> so you weren't -- remember the dustup over his finances and bills and everything else? >> i think he's done particularly well for himself. giving where he started out and i don't recall exactly what his net worth is, but it's -- you know, it's a few hundred thousand dollars. he's 44 years old. he clearly didn't use his position in politics -- >> so you didn't ask anything of him? >> of course not. of course not. i think it would be wrong to do that. i think if you had any smarts you wouldn't do that. >> why are you committing when other big money guys like sheldon adelson and the koch brothers are keeping their powder dry. why are they doing it for so long? >> i have friends who are trying to wait to see who gets the lead -- >> so they want to go through a few primaries?
>> they do. some of them do. >> committing money prior to caucuses -- >> i think it's particularly dangerous to see who is going to win the game before you start cheering. especially the fact that we have had several cases now, several past elections where the republicans have had a nominee that just couldn't win the general election. i think that that should be a sign to us we should -- >> they are good at grabbing defeat from the jaws of victory. you were targeted by the irs again and again and again. exonerated again and again and again. and now the whole investigation, it's overdone. no there there. how do you feel about that? >> well, i think there was particularly interesting and perhaps egregious that president obama -- >> who happened to you? >> he put me on his list -- what the wall street called his enemies list. i was particularly perturbed he
put me last on the list. i met if that meant his agencies would come after me personally. >> you were audited? >> yeah. we cleared four audits within the next few weeks. first came within three weeks. >> you were exonerated, in the clear, nothing was wrong. >> yes. >> but no one reprimanded the irs. the irs got away with that. >> we had to wait for two years to get our refund from the irs. but, no, the audits went through. they were tedious. they were deep. but we didn't owe the irs a single penny. >> that's a big deal. that's using the weight and resources and power of the greatest and motion feared tax authority on the planet to go after the individual and they got off -- got away with it. >> well, we weren't afraid of an audit, but it's a tedious thing to go through. >> but my only point you survived. my only point, man oh, man, they
it. nothing is going to happen to lois lerner and nothing is going to happen to these guys. >> it's our amazing our country has digressed to that point. no one trusts the federal government. nobody trusts the federal government anymore. >> do you think if marco rubio became president rubio, should he pursue the irs, not for you, but say do not do this? >> not for my sake, but you send a message the all the agencies that you make the appointments of those agencies and i think that you -- we need a president that is not vindictive, is not going to punish his enemies because we're all americans. we're not the enemy. i think that it was hillary clinton who said that the enemy are the republicans. well, we're americans. we cannot be the enemy. reach out to all americans. if you're the president and if marco rubio becomes president -- i know he will. >> they all speak how we'll
kumbaya. never works out. >> but i think if somebody actually reaches out, i think it would work out. they say they'll reach out, but they never do. i think people will join marco rubio's campaign because of -- he's analyzed the facts. he has looked into the situations. he knows what he's talking about. he'll articulate -- >> if donald trump became his nominee he'll support him too? your face is turning ashen. >> that would be scary. in my opinion. >> you don't think it would happen. >> i do not believe this nation will get behind donald trump. i think the polls indicate that now and i think they'll continue to indicate that. i do not believe -- >> he does well in the polls. >> he's doing well in the polls now, but we're a long ways away. i think that will die off. >> very good seeing, you frank van der sloot. the race is on though for guys like that. in the meantime, they're beefing up security at all the
airports. they want you there 2 1/2 hours before your flight. i mean, how many scinnabons can you eat in 2 1/2 hours? jeb bush: here's the truth you will not hear from our president: we are at war with radical islamic terrorism. it is the struggle that will determine the fate of the free world. the united states should not delay in leading a global coalition to take out isis with overwhelming force. their aim is our total destruction. we can't withdraw from this threat or negotiate with it. we have but one choice: to defeat it. vo: right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message.
a. all right, there's a worldwide travel alert in effect. happy flying. jerry willis on new york's jfk airport. on how all of that is going down. >> the state department saying that three groups, isis, al qaeda, boko haram are all threatening terror in some part of the globe somewhere and americans traveling overseas need to be more careful. i have to tell you the americans we talked to all day long here are defiant. listen to this.
>> i'm concerned about it but i'm not going to let it affect my life. >> we have to keep on living and try to make the best out of it. >> so you can see, americans saying we're careful, but we're not going to stop traveling. here's what the state department told people to do. first of all, exercise vigilance in particular in public places like the airport. they also say that you should be aware of the people who are around you. and they say try not to hang out with large groups of people. this is going to be very tough for folks around thanksgiving when you want to go to parades, you want to go to sporting events, you want to be outside with your friends. the state department warning folks that can be a problem, though. the other thing they're saying, this is good advice for folks, you should be part of their smart traveler clan. go to the website step.safe.gov, you can enlist and you'll get texts to your phone. phone calls about problem areas, you'll be told where those issues are and you can also get your name on a list at embassies all over the world telling them
that you as an american are traveling in their country. good advice for folks out there tonight who might be traveling overseas. neil? >> indeed, geri, thank you very much. to another geri, the former ceo of toys 'r' us and his properties include the likes of saks fifth avenue. lord and taylor. great to see you. are people feeling the angst in the stores? >> i don't think so. people are very resilient. once you smell the turkey, people get ready for the holiday shopping season. >> stores get crowded. sak's get crowded. >> the mall is a beefed-up security we beefed up our security. we believe it's a safe shopping environment. we're taking lots of extra measures to give customers a chance to shop for the first
time ever at sak's fifth avenue, we're starting our black friday sale tomorrow. >> what's a sale like there? twoers for $5,000? >> for every $150 you spend, you get a $75 gift card. >> it sounds like congress. >> and we have 60% off women's apparel. >> what's the hot seller? what's doing well. i grant you, it's early. >> handbags have been hot for a long time. the prestige brands have done tremendously well. and it is, it is you used to be shoes, they're still great. but now it's handbags because you wear it so many times. >> do you get a sense that shoppers are leery, they would rather do what they do online? and that that is going to be the real draw? >> we don't mind if they choose to shop online.
what we're see something the growth in the all-channel shopper, omni channel shopper. she as uses her smartphone to find out what's in the stores and makes a surgical strike for immediate gratification. our online sales in the last quarter, grew by 30%. i think there's kind of a mistaken dichotomy between online and bricks and mortar. what's growing is the combination of the two. where the shopper can shop both ways any way she chooses. we're seeing that kind of growth at our stores. >> you beefed up security, you want them to know that look, we've got your back. >> we operate the largest department store in germany and in belgium. they're a little bit leery. i was there last week. but in all cases, as we saw on 9/11, as time starts to pass, people come back, they relax and carry on with their normal
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you can too. ♪ i'm eric bolling, along with kimberly guilfoyle, juan williams jesse waters and greg gutfeld, and it's 5:00 in new york city and this is "the five." islamic terrorists are planning their next attack, france has declared war, britain is about to join in and president obama spent the morning recounting romantic memories he made in paris. >> by my bed? the residence, is a picture of me and michelle in luxembourg gardens kissing. those are the memories we have of paris. as early on i had no