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investigation on an attack. >> if it can make people afraid, they are winning a victory against the country they're targeting. >> reporter: in n w york city, hundreds of responderer taking part in an exercise. today, president obama vowing that fear of being targeted by terrorists will not become the new normal. >> they can't beat us on the battle battle battlefield battlefield, so they're trying to make us afraid. and i won't let that happen ass president. >> repepter: and many travelers seeing a much heavier presence from police, for weeks and probably months to come. tom? >> ron, thank you. tonight, the center of
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europe's terror crisis is brussels, belgium. it's also the home of this man, the suspected eighth paris attacker. tonight, the hunt for him is on. martha raddatz is in brussels tonight. >> reporter: tonight in buss bresz els, in the heart of the city, the police and military blocking off the streets. briskly moving pedestrians along. and warning journalists after a threat was reported. >> if we start shooting you are in the crossfire. >> reporter: it appeared to be a false alarm, one of several tonight. but it is no wonder the police are on edge, again tomorrow this city, will be on lockdown, the subways shuttered, schools closed, shopping malls, restaurants, all potential targets in what belgian officials fear is an imminent mass casualty attack, by multiple assailants in multiple e locations. the paris scenario.
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the u.s. embassy urging american citizens to shelter in place. this as the manhunt for salah abdeslam. believed to be on this surveillance video. authorities say he drove to belgium, passing unnoticed through three security checks. the lawyer for his companions telling abc news he may have been wearing a suicide belt. abdeslam's brother saying in interviews today that the family though he was going on a ski trip when he disappeared prior to t t attacks, and now he is hopeininhe ends up in jail than dead. outside that brother's homom today, in a neighborhood that has sent more than any other here to fight and train syria, this 15-year-old told me there are some people in the neighborhood who are terrorists, but that doesn't mean that everyone is. but until abdeslam is found, and the other men they believe are stalking this city, prepared to
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attack, brussels will remain on high alert, each day reassessing the threat, taking no chances tom. >> we see that high alert right behihi you. thank you. and in paris, people are still gathering outside that concert hall where some 90 people were killed in the attacks. tonight, for the first time, the band is speaking out. lama hassan is reporting from paris tonight. >> several people h in our dressing room, and the killers were able to get in, and killed every one of them, except for a kid that hid under my jacket. >> reporter: it was the bone chilling moment the band knew
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you can hear the gunfire ringing out, the attackers storming in. the drummer crouching down. in the upcoming exclusive interview with vice news, lead singer jesse hughes explains what happened. >> so many were killed is because so many people wouldn't leave their friends. so many y ople put themselves s front of peoplpl >> reporter:r:he band managed to escape on foot. but among the dead was their merchandise manager nick alexander. his girlfriend polina buckily remembering him at a vigil. >> he's the best man that ever lived. >> reporter: tonight, outside the bataclan, you can still see people coming to pay their respects, nine days after the attacks. tom? >> thank you. of course, terror also striking the country of malin thth past few days.
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as well as at least one american. here's alex marquardt. >> reporter: it was eight and a half hours of terror. >> i just knew i was dead. >> reporter: you had resigned yourself to the fact that you were dead? >> yeah, basically. >> reporter: the assault started at 7:00 a.m. as stste department contractor terry kemp stood outside the radisson blu hotel. he fled back inside, diving under a dining table. >> they never looked, they were shooting, the shells were hitting me. they never looked. i don't know why. >> reporter: after the attackers set the room on fire and left, kemp crawled through the smoke to the american rescuers and safety. >> i heard a spray of definitely gunfire. >> r rorter: kathie fazekas was up in her room. she immediately barricaded the door and called for help. was there ever a point where you thought, we're not going to get out of here? >> when the gunfire was going down the hallway, i e-mailed my husband a second time. he's in atlanta and i said i love you. if this doesn't turn out right i love you and let people know.
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20 americans inside, one was killed. aid worker anita datar from maryland, in mali on a project for usaid. this attack has been cimed by an al qaeda lied group based in north africa. mali's defense minister would not confirm the claim, but said whoever is behind it is part of the growing wave of terror being seen around the world. tom? >> thank you. that string of attacks now a toponcern in the race for president. d a new poll out tonight shows donald trump holding a firm lead. then carson, rubio, cruz, and bush. and tonight, the front runner with strong words on torture, and how he says some american muslims reacted after 9/11. here's devin dwyer. >> reporter: tonight donald trump is turning up the
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tough talk about terrorists and drawing cheers. >> we've got to chop off that head like they're chopping off the heads of our people. >> reporter: just take a look at who republican voters trust most to handle terrorism, in our new abc news/washington post poll. trump topping the list by far. >> so you'd bring back waterboarding? >> i would bring it back, yes. i think waterboarding is peanuts compared to what they'd do to us. >> reporter: trump reopening a debate about interrogation and torture and stirring up new controversy over this claim about 9/11. >> i watched when the wowod trade center came tumbling down, and i watched in jersey city, new jersey, where thousands and thousands of people were cheering as that building was coming down. >> you know, the police say that didn't happen and all those rumors have been on the internet for some time. >> it did happen. i saw it. >> you saw that -- >> it was on television. i saw it. reporter: while some around the world cheered after the e 9/11 attacks, there's no known idence of crowds in new jersey coming out to celebrate. trump says he wants a database to track muslims in america and wants surveillance of mosques. at his rallies -- >> get him out of here! get him out! >> reporter: tensions are
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running high. on saturday in alabama, this black lives matter protester claims he was beaten and subjected to racial slurs after heckling trump. >> maybe he should have been roughed up because it was absolutely disgusting what he was doing. >> trump leads ben carson by ten points. the fourth straight month he's held the lead. and in iowa, early signs that trump may be closing in. and too the weather tonight. parts of illinois getting some of their biggest november snow totals on record. and nothing moving at airports, cancellations at o'hare. and phillip mena is in illinois
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>> reporter: a blast of f nter, behind blinding snow and icy roads. near bloomington, illinois, wind gusts reduceing visibility. and more than 1,000 flights cancelled at chicago airports. o'hare setting up cots for nearly 900 passengers stranded over night. some places getting 16 inches of snow. the storm, snapping trees and power lines. jolting some residents out of bed. >> the power line went into the street. it was crazy. >> reporter: were you prepared for so much snow? >> it's a bit of a shock. coming from the w wm weather wee had. so, no, not really.
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iowa/purdue game. back here in chicago, it's only gotten colder since the storm. but the good news, it is expected to warm up in time for thanks thanksgiving. >> and rob marciano is here. >> here's the next storm coming in. to the pacific northwest, wind, rain, snow, and cold air. tomorrow afternoon, to the south and east on tuesday. and again, the cold air will be the main issue. i thihi travel will be tough in california, washington, oregon, i-5. and dallas, mild weather, and warm, with the snow melting it could cause problems.
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but east of the mississippi, pretty pleasant. and in chicago, in the middle of the snowstorm, a fire broke out at one of the most famous skyscrapers. the hancock center. firefighters going floor by floor evacuating residents. five people were slightly injured. coming up, the suspect opening fire on a medical student trying to rescue a womama and later, two politicians, a tied election. no recount. what is in the silver cases that determine a winner? when a moment turns romantic why pause to take a pill? or stop to find a bathroom? cialis for daily use is approved to treat both erectile dysfunction and the urinary symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently, day or night.
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have a great evening.the port neal welding company sky cam hd. teteeratures warmer than yesterday... 40s, even some 50s west! clear skies tonight and more seasonal temperatures getting down to 23 degrees. sunshine in the 7-day until a thanksgiving mess arrives, details next but first here's lukas with your local news!
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" " a nice day, as sun sets on our snow on the port neal welding company sky cam hd. temperatures warmer than yesterday... 40s, even some 50s west! clear skies tonight and more seasonal temperatures getting down to 23 degrees. sunshine in the 7-day until a thanksgiving mess good evening and thanks for joining us... i'm lukas voss many parents are angry with the sioux city community school district's superindentent for failing to release schools early during friday's snow storm. sioux city received around 6 inches of snow, which resulted in numerous car accidents and minor injuries. some parents are furious with dr. gausman's decision to carry on with the full school day and say that his decision could have been at the cost of children's lives. one parent says she is thankful that at least some communication happened. "i was really happy, because had my child been riding the bus, i would have been att
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he bus stop waiting for her like where's my kid, what's going on? why are these high schoolers getting off and everyting? so i was really thankful that she called and did the automessage and everything because at least i knew what was going on," said hall. lukas: though some parents beleive that the superindent did not handle the situation well they say they are hopeful ... he will learn from the mistake as more the gets going. at 10, you'll hear from a parent who had 2 kids in a bus that was hit on friday ... and the superintendents response. lukas turning now to the the race for the white house ... it remains focused on terrorism and whether the u-s should accept more syrian refugees and in case you missed it this morning, tim seaman spoke to ted cruz about how the country should deal with refugees. "texas senator ted cruz speaking with tim seaman on this week in siouxland."

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