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you recognize her as rogue, mutant hero in four installments of the film. if acting wasn't enough for anna, maybe an ivy league degree would do the trick. she spent two semesters at columbia before returning to acting. turns out she couldn't stay away from the screen. a college degree could be the key to success but anna is an exception to the rule. she has a net worth of $14 million. >> o"ok! tv" i'm sonia isabelle. thanks so much for watching. we'll see you next time. says at least one southwest pilot reported a minor eye injury.
severe ankle injuries after stealing a coors light truck from a convenience store. while the driver was making a delivery. he fled police in the truck. then without putting the truck in park he jumped out. he tried to run away. the truck ran over his leg. it ran over his leg causing injuries we mentioned. by the way, the guy accused in the heist of the truck, his last name is miller. >> of course. >> first name is not -- last name is not light though the. >> was his first name bud. >> there you go. beer. >> doesn't seem like it. >> poor guy. a man in florida was in the spirit for the new "star wars" movie but he used his costume for the wrong reason. there he is dressed as darth vader holding up a convenience store at gunpoint. he demanded money from the clerk who fought him off by hitting him with a jar of ranch dressing. the locals and authorities didn't know the what to make of the whole thing.
>> people are really paranoid. you know? but i didn't think nothing of it because nothing's ever happened in this area. >> in all of my years of experience, it was something to look at, i'll just say that. >> the guy in the darth vader arrested. he's charged with armed robbery and other counts. the force. >> oh, boy. >> who needs a lightsaber when florida. >> i know, my home state. here's something that could spoil your family outing. a shark feeding frenzy just off the beach. the woman who shot the video says her children were scared at first but then enjoyed seeing the sharks outside of an asquariam. >> guess where this was, panama city, florida into good times in florida. >> there were 50 to 60 of them there. the music did sound like this also. no word on what had the sharks so excited. right there, one of them almost beached himself.
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he was seen faking a bicycle. police say the thief was hitting the building three times already this month. tenants have been alerted about the thefts. it's that time of year. got to watch out. >> we have black friday a few days away. americans will soon be seeing a sharp uptick in package deliveries. >> with walmart starting its cyber-monday sales a day early the pressure is on for other retailers to roll back the prices. rebecca jarvis tells us about it. >> shoppers already camping out. these in california, hoping to be the first in line for the black friday sales rush. but this year, even less reason to trade in your turkey for a tent. >> a lot of retailers now are matching their in-store deals with online promotions, so, you don't have to worry about going to the store and finding that elusive tv. >> reporter: adobe crunching the numbers on 55 million different products at 4,500 different retailers, finding the best day to shop for jewelry is
thanksgiving. for clothes, thanksgiving and the days leading up to christmas. for toys, next monday. and on electronics, like tvs, early this week is the best time to find a deal, followed by thanksgiving and black friday. >> if you missed something on black friday, don't worry, there's cyber monday, cyber sunday, there are deals all season. >> reporter: and if you're planning to hit the stores, two apps you want to load up onto your phone. shop savvy and red laser. these will help you comparison shop, so you are guaranteed to get the very best deal. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. got to get my paw patrol play set. going to sign up for number. >> i got to get my cabbage patch. still waiting from the '80s for. so the best day to shop for jewelry thanksgiving. if only tiger woods had followed that on that thanksgiving. >> look at you. >> too soon for that joke? but really. these are all your diamonds. reena, reena. >> thank you.
>> i am broke. >> i hope you got that paw patrol for me so i don't have to get it myself. >> i got you a lot. >> you know what they also say, you do have to watch out, a good piece of advice, watch out for sometimes stores try to unload their old stock items with sales. watch out. >> i still take the old tvs. >> you don't mind old tvs? that's why your picture quality is never good into coming up, gift ideas for kids. >> we'll check out some of the year's hottest toys from muppet puppets to lightsabers.
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there's a lot of great hi-tech stuff. look what we're starting with, you. mets which just became part of the toy hall of fame. look at these beautiful puppets. i'll take miss piggy. these are made by madame alexander. they're great because they encourage imaginative play with the kids. these are beautiful. they're all detailed. and now everyone can bring the muppets home. do you like it. >> hi, kermit. >> i'll take you back. i take you back. >> all right. >> so what's going to happen is everyone is going to fall in love with the new movie "the good dinosaur," would you please pull his arm. >> wow. >> this is our t-rex galloping butch. watch what else he does. he gallops. but notice he gallops because i'm holding him. and, of course, some movie phrases. kids will love this movie. it's going to be a real tear jerker for some parents.
>> great. >> barbie has been about everything you could imagine. she's also an accomplished equestrian. take a look at this. >> wow. >> off she goes on her horse. >> oh, my gosh. this is like we have the remote control car for boys and now barbie. >> this is our saddle and ride barbie. she's beautiful. we still have the hair play. we have beautiful hair on the horse and, of course, her horse takes her for a ride. >> it's a new generation of bash barbie. imagination. they play for hours. flipsies. each set is a two in one. this is clementine's birthday party she's at. she always wanted to be a baker. watch what happens. we start moving things around. we twist. we turn. we turn this. into her bakery and we have clementine right here. there are smart points on this. when we put her down, she'll
talk to us. >> that is cute. >> it is really cute. >> that's very cute. >> when her friends are with her, they can talk to each other. >> you buy the friends vatly. >> or you can buy a lot of different sets. this is one set. there's a whole line of hem. >> this is about $44. >> okay. >> this is the year of "star wars." >> yeah. >> everyone is waiting for "the force awakens" coming out in december. let's start with disney infinity 3.0. all about "star wars." we can still play games with our favorite characters. kids can go into this world and drive authentic star war vehicles. you're going to be able to play with lightsabers. they're going to feel the force. it's awesome. talk about the force. i'm going to come over here. i want to talk to you about these lightsabers. >> all right. >> so every kid loves to -- look at you getting into it. you love it. look at this. this is called the blade
builders. now not only can you play with lightsabers, you can customize your own. >> where were you halloween, lori? this is fantastic. >> so look what we can do. and kids will have a lot of fun customizing their own. you can get more pieces. you can add to it. and you have now, look at you how powerful you are. you turned it off. turn it back on. >> just that easy. okay. this is fantastic. this would be great on the show when the producers don't listen to what i'm saying. just whip this out from under the desk. i'm so grateful that my son is sleeping right now because this will be the gift that he would want this christmas. >> that's exactly the one he's going to want. >> even though he was darth vader. you have the best ideas. all under $65. >> mom toy insider lori schacht. for more information on these items head to wnnfans.com. happy holidays.
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always look at that to see how old i'm getting. i don't know the artist. according to this year's winter forecast in the old farmer's almanac, this winter is expected to be super cold with many areas seeing a slew of snow. >> he thankfully fuel prices are down. there are ways to cut your heating bill even more. here's abc's gio benitez. >> meet the vaughn family of rhode island. parents brian and amanda love their new home but say the frigid new england winters are putting a freeze on their savings. >> the heating last year was
>> a surprise indeed. their yearly gas and electric bills total ling more than $3700. >> it's a lot of money. >> wow. >> to dial down some of the costs we brought in expert ben bixby. >> are you ready to save money. >> absolutely. >> first up he says hunt for hidden cracks and holes in your house. that's where 25 to 40% of the average home's warmth leaks outs. >> some leaks are harder to find. others easier to find. ben says pay special attention to the windows in your laundry room where we find a hole. >> every time you turn your dryer on you're creating negative pressure pulling more air into the house into the fix fill it up with foam sealant. don't overlook thin areas you might not be able to see but are still costing you money like behind radiators. using a thermal camera, you can see the dark area where heat is getting out. we install reflective backing to direct some of the heat back
into the room. >> for the whole house, this is going to save you probably $48 each and every year. >> reporter: finally buy a smart thermostat from honeywell or nest. in addition to controlling it with your phone, it monitors your family's heating habits and automatically turns off when not needed. >> just this win the area loan we expect you're going to see over $80 in savings. >> the up front cost of these improvements about 275 bucks. but over five years, ben says the vaughn family could be snuggling up to more than $1400 in savings. gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> oh. it is cold. i'm going to get my -- >> the effect is better when there's snow, guys. there we go. thank you. >> wow. that's incredible. >> that is great. i'd much prefer they made it
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this morning on "world news now," worldwide terror alert. >> the rare warning from the state department to americans everywhere during the busy travel season. fears will terrorism hitting home. >> explosive clues in the paris terror investigation. what police uncover as they search for a fugitive, a manhunt that's paralyzed brussels. >> fighting back. muslim teen arrested after his homemade clock was miss taken for a bomb is suing. the lawsuit seeking millions. >> and later saving not once but twice by using discounted gift cards to buy presents. a sneaky way around the retail system that will gave you money. it's tuesday, november 24th. from abc news, this is "world news now." hi, everybody. good morning to you on yet another busy tuesday morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan.
we begin there half hour with new developments after a month of terror attack ooze. >> the state department issuing a rare worldwide travel alert warning americans everywhere during a busy ravel season. in paris, a suicide vest was found linked to a suspect in the deadly attacks there. and over in belgium, brussels is on lockdown for yet another day with threats imminent. our coverage starts with cecilia vega. >> >> reporter: amid that new alert, the state department warning u.s. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. hundreds of officers, their guns drawn, shots fired. a terror attack on a new york subway. this time, it was only a drill. but they are preparing for the worst. >> we are, and we continue to be, and we have been, concerned about copy cat-like attacks. >> reporter: isis promising attacks in this propaganda video, showing images of new york's iconic times square.
and the city showing its muscle. cameras on every corner, heavily armed police, too. a new counterterrorism unit, 1,000 more officers. >> it could happen here. it could happen anywhere. but here in new york city, the new york city police department is the most well-trained, most qualified department in the country, if not the world. >> reporter: it's not just new york. from drills in los angeles -- >> respond, code three to training exercise. >> reporter: -- to the nfl, increasing security at every stadium around the country. and at the height of holiday travel, from train stations to airports, stepped up police presence. jitters flying high. this southwest airlines flight diverted to kansas city sunday because officials say three passengers didn't follow crew instruction. one of several similar incidents this past week. in each case, the passengers were cleared and put on other flights. and that alert is worldwide but it feels especially high in times square. authorities in new york
unveiling a new app that allows people to send directly to them from their cell phones photos of suspicious activity. the new mantra, if you see something, send something. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. >> interesting new app there. as authorities continue the all-out manhunt for the escaped paris attacker, the trench president arrives in washington today. francois hollande is expected to see more coordinated anti-isis operations that would include the u.s. and russia. hollande visits moscow on thursday. in europe, the capital city of brussels remains shutdown after warnings that the terror threat was serious and imminent. that international manhunt for an eighth suspect in the paris attacks has yielded what could be an important new clue. elizabeth hur reports. >> reporter: belgium's capital on lockdown with heavily armed police and soldiers on alert.
and subways will reopen but brussels will remain under the country's highest terror alert till next monday. calling the threat serious and the possible attacks similar to those in paris. the prosecutor adding as part of their on going anti-terror operation a fourth person has now been charged in belgium. this in connection with the paris attacks. abc news also learning the search for eighth suspect is intensifying with investigators believing he is not alone and french officials are now examining an explosive vest dumped in a paris suburb where salah's cell phone signal was last located on the night of the attacks. the french military confirming it has launched its first air strikes against isis outside syria. now bombing isis targets in iraq. this on the same day more victims are laid to rest as british and french leaders paid their respects in paris. vowing to work together to defeat isis.
threat of returning foreign fighters. this requires a pan european effort. >> reporter: as for the situation in belgium, officials say they are being vague with details on purpose because the attackers are still out there and the threats are still looming. kendis and reena, back to you. >> thank you, elizabeth. a u.s. army helicopter has crashed in south korea killing two pilots on board. the aircraft went down while on a routine training mission about 80 miles east of seoul. reports say it may have come into contact with high volt kj power lines or a nearby steel fare because wires were discovered in the wreckage. >> planes hit with the laser pointers near love field on sunday. the laser pointing appeared to come from the same area about four miles north of the airport. and the faa reports that one pilot reported a minor eye injury. the two men charged with the murder of a young pastor's wife in indianapolis are due in court this morning.
authorities say her kathy was part of a crime spree and the suspect's face many other charges, as well. a third person may have been involved. gio benitez with more. >> reporter: charges filed in the murder of 28-year-old pregnant mother amanda blackburn, the wife of a local indianapolis pastor. >> i moved to south carolina with davey. >> reporter: after a 13-day manhunt, police saying 18-year-old larry taylor and 21-year-old jalen watson broke into the blackburn home, stealing a laptop and debit cards after having committed two other burglaries earlier that morning. >> it started with the initial burglary, and evidence from that burglary led us to the subsequent burglaries and then the homicide. >> reporter: amanda's husband, pastor davey blackburn, had left the house at 6:11 a.m. on november 10th for the gym, leaving the front door unlocked. that's when police say taylor and watson walked in. then watson and another accomplish drove to the atm, to take $400 out of amanda's account. taylor stayed in the home, later telling friends he shot amanda
when she charged at him, so that he wouldn't be scratched, and that he then shot her in the when pastor blackburn went into the house at 8:20 a.m., he found his wife with three gunshot wounds. and now police tell us they have a slew of evidence from all of those burglaryies proving they have the right suspect. the third accomplice is still under investigation. abc news, new york. a man wrongfully imprisoned 16 years for rape should be soon free. a los angeles judge threw out the conviction of luis vargas based on dna evidence. the crimes of which he was accused now attributed to a serial rapist never caught. he remains in prison on minor immigration issues. his attorney expects those to be cleared up soon no a major court ruling in the battle over abortion. a federal appeals court in wisconsin has ruled unconstitutional a law that would have required doctors who perform abortions to have hospital admitting privileges.
the judges said the law endangered women's health health. the wisconsin attorney general says he plans an appeal to the u.s. supreme court. the nfl is looking into whether correct procedures were followed when it appears the st. louis rams quarterback may have suffered a concussion. case keenum's head slammed into the ground. he appeared staggered but stayed in the game. two days later he fumbled which led to baltimore's winning field goal. the league is asking why he wasn't removed from the game to undergo required evaluations. it's tough. >> definitely a hard hit there. but since we're talking football and there was a monday night game, it is as good an excuse as any to hear from joe buck's mentor. sports with reena. >> oh. that's an upgrade. thank you. i thank you, kendis. >> deserved. >> it was bill belichick and the undefeated patriots hosting rex ryan and the buffalo bills. the game was tied at three when tom brady found james white for
a 20-yard touch down. in the third quarter the bills had it tied again at ten when white ran a second touchdown of the night from six yards out. each team tackled on a field goal to end it. do you know what this means snes. >> no, what. >> this means the defending super bowl champion patriots they remain undefeated and undeflated with a 2013 win. >> not bad. of course, we have the other team undefeated so far. crickets. >> north carolina. >> carolina. >> crickets. >> i had to pause for a moment. that one. well. so have you two teams undefeated. >> boy. >> revenge is ugly for tom brady and the patriots. >> yep. one. >> joe buck is learning right now. coming up, "the mix," we're about to show you a $1.5 million
>> also ahead, how quickly can you solve the rubik's cube? meet a 14-year-old so fast, he set a record. >> and saving money not once but twice on discounted gift cards. some retail secrets. >> check out our behind the scenes pics on inta sta graham for lots of sports trivia including football. you're watching "world news now." >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so please, write down the number on your screen. the lock i want to talk to you about isn't the one on your door. it's a rate lock for your life insurance that guarantees your rate can never go up at any time, for any reason. but be careful. many policies you see do not have one, but you can get a lifetime rate lock through the colonial penn program. call this number to learn more. this plan was designed with a rate lock
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students at san diego state rallied against islamaphobia after an attack on a muslim student last week. in that attack, police say a young man rinned off a woman's headscarf while pushing her. the assault is now being investigated as a hate crime. >> students at an ohio university also came together after someone painted pro isis graffiti on a campus landmark. the message was pained over with a new message which said god bless america among other frock slogans. the fbi is hoping video will help track down the culprits there. >> anti-muslim tensions that got a student booted out of his high school mou now the subject of a lawsuit. >> the ahmed mohamed brought a homemade clock to school that one teacher thought was a bomb. now he and his family are fighting back. jason wheeler has the story. >> reporter: more than two months after this controversial clock slows up at irving's
mcarthur high school, legal action on behalf of the 14-year-old who took it to class. his attorney asking irving isd and the city for public apologies and $15 million. >> the numbers are huge and we admit that. but the damages that have been caused to this young man and to his family are effectively incalculatable. >> from his offices attorney kelly hollings worth is representing the family who have since relocated out of the country to qatar. the attorney claims after a teacher became suspicious about the clock, he was subjected to on campus detention and a seven on one interrogation that went on for approximately an hour and 25 minutes. ahmad constantly was pressured to sign a written statement he says admitting that he intended to bring a hoax bomb to school. the attorney claims school officials and police knew what they needed to do to protect ahmad's rights. they just decided not to because of his race, religion and
ethnicity and that the city and school officials then fanned the flames in a divided community. >> you can find other cases where there's a wrongful arrest or detention. you can find where these types of mistakes are made by school officials. what you can't find is, the second phase of all of this which is when they went out into the media and will an orchestrated campaign against a 14-year-old boy. >> hollingsworth says the family wants to return to texas but didn't feel safe here anymore because of threats. on day one of his public involvement in the case now, he and his law firm are getting a taste of some of that backlash. jason wheeler, channel news. >> it was the qatar foundation for education, science and community development that gave him an invitation to move to qatar. they took it. >> very quick. it was just september and he's already off to qatar. >> all right. hope the best for them. >> coming up in our next half hour, donald trump and 9/11. after insisting he saw thousands
>> that's the christmas sound track. >> how did they get a recording of me singing in the shower? >> that is -- that's a good little sound track. isn't it? of course, with black friday approaching, many of us are already looking beyond the thanksgiving dinner menu and going straight to the sales ads. >> this morning we have one savvy vat why i for getting deep discounts on items that almost never go on sale. here's a hint. it's all in the cards. abc's becky worley. >> reporter: gift cards are hot and good news. you can buy them at a discount. and i mean why wouldn't you want to do that? if you're giving it as a gift, you pay $79 but you're giving $100 gift card. boom. 20% discount. often it's the only way to get a percentage off when shopping for a coveted item. so i brought this card online
for $83 but just used it to buy $100 worth of presents. that's a win. gift card discount method number one, clearing houses like card cash.com, raise and gift card granny. yes, gift card granny. i bought a bloomingdale's gift card for $86 but used it to buy $100 worth of makeup. it never goes on sale but i essentially got 15% off. the fear of buying these is that they're fraudulent. no money loaded on them and some are electronic meaning you print unnerving. will they work? most of them did no problem. but i with one gift card that didn't work. buy from a site that has a guarantee. i contacted customer service at the website where i purchased the empty card and they refunded me completely. method two, gift cards go on sale big-time this week. last year i bout a slew of target gift cards that were 10% off. don't forget warehouse clubs like costco.
they often have the cards on sale with even more offer this had holiday week of shopping. finally one of the best places to buy ebay. hold on. i'm not talking about buying a card from another ebay user. ebay the company else is them directly. see on the top of their homepage? to go. take all of these tips and here's the big secret. use discounted gift cards to pay for items on sale and then use a percentage off coupon. you will stack up huge discounts as you shop this holiday season. becky worley, abc news, new york. >> a lot of work. >> it's a lot of the math at this hour. we're told that to be cautionary about all of this because a lot of scammers use it as a way to get your money gift card sold off the rack at target and other stores like thatting are the target of scamsters around the corrupt. >> you would never do that hole. >> no. >> but we do get 50% off. >> wow. what's the other 50%.
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we're going to start "the mix" with the end of days. it was seen in australia overnight. >> what. >> yeah. take a look at this. this freaky springtime storm in australia was seen in brisbane yesterday. he posted this was a reminder to never go to brisbane in the spring. >> wow. >> 2,000 lightning strikes recorded in this storm that took place. 6:30 in the evening. last night. >> that is crazy. my hometown tampa, florida, is considered the lightning capital of the world. >> got to be known for something. i guess brisbane is a close second. >> i wonder if it is the battle of the lightning. >> looks pretty nice. >> very impressive. >> nobody was harmed. >> so there was a big rubik's cube competition in maryland.
the winner to solve an entire rubik's cube into probably like a good four minutes maybe. >> you are right. i want to show you lucas. lucas. there he is. he's 14 years old from lexington, kentucky. he solved it in 4.9 seconds. >> 4.9 seconds. that's where off where i was. >> beating the previous record of 5.25. you said four minutes. >> four minutes. he did it in four seconds. >> 4.9 secs. >> wow, good job. >> the record's apparently evolved over time. in '82 the fastest person who could solve with it was in 22.95 seconds. >> little known fact, justin bieber can do that as well. in less than a minute or so. >> i've seen him do it. >> apparently here's a trick. you want to start first they say and solve the white across. the website recommends you want to create white across on the top face of the cube first making the next phase easier.
well the whole thing he did in 4.9 seconds. >> we'll see how that works out. you've seen this dress from the wizard of oz that was worn by dorothy by judy garland. it was sold at auction for, get this, $1.56 million. can you believe it? the funny thing about it, there are still some sweat stains. judy garland was pretty but she's just like the rest of us. there are a couple of sweat stains. >> following the yellow brick road isn't easy, kendis. >> the buyer has remained anonymous but clearly he is a friend of dorothy's. >> i could have told him at party city they're not on sale for 20 bucks. >> who knew. >> apparently a british woman, what do you do when you have chickens that pluck their feathers outs? >> we all have that problem.
this morning on "world news now," travel warnings to americans everywhere. the alerts going out now during the busy holiday travel season because of terrorism fears. the unprecedented security. >> military bombshell. the president wants to know if intelligence reports about isis were doctored up. what a whistleblower is claiming and who is investigating. >> new this half hour, a very unusual breast cancer diagnosis. >> how an 8-year-old girl and her parents discovered the tumor. what doctors are planning next and how this family has been hard hit. >> later in "the skinny," it's down to three. the final competition for the mirror ball trophy is handed out. hosz been eliminated and who's heading for the "dancing with the stars" finale round tonight. it's tuesday, november 24th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> and good morning on this busy
>> and i'm kendis gibson. it was a fun finale part one for "dancing with the stars" tonight. it sets it up. of course, you have nick carter in it, alek skarlatos and bindi. >> they're all really good, i have to say. >> we were watching bindi. she's not -- these aren't dancers. that's the whole point of "dancing with the stars" to see how far they've grown. >> and a 17-year-old. i think vegas probably has a line that bindi will win. we'll delve into that a little bit later. we've got to get straight to the new warnings that are going to travelers this holiday week. the government is urging vigilance after a month of terror attacks and new threats. >> the alert coming as millions head to the airports where passengers are already being told to arrive at least two hours before their flights. abc's lana zak on the new vigilance. >> reporter: the state department has issued a worldwide travel alert to all americans "due to increased terrorist threats." it says current information
terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions. these attacks may employ a variety of tactics including conventional and nonconventional weapons. authorities believe the likelihood of terror attacks will continue as members of isil return from syria and iraq. extremists have targeted large sporting events, theaters, open markets and aviation services. >> respond code three to training exercise. >> reporter: as security is ramped up nationwide after the massacres in paris and mali and before the thanksgiving holiday. >> we are and continue to be and we have been concerned about copycat-like attacks. >> reporter: the government has this is advice. u.s. citizens should exercise vigilance in public places or using transportation. be aware of immediate surroundings and avoid large crowds or crowded places and exercise particular caution during the holiday season and at holiday festivals or events. the new warning comes as sisal
is promising more attacks in this propaganda video showing images of new york's times square. lana zak, abc news, washington. several european cities on the highest alert. brussels in its fourth day of lock down because of possible terror threats considered to be serious and imminent. british prime minister david cameron visited paris yesterday, laying flowers outside the concert hall that was attacked. and vowing to i don't know the military fight against isis in syria. >> it's been a busy couple of days for the french president. he will be looking for more coordinated effort against isis when he visits the white house today. francois hollande meets with president obama today. the president of germany tomorrow as well as russian president vladimir putin on thursday. the u.s. has remained skeptical of coordinating any anti-terror efforts with the russians. president obama has ordered an investigation into whether intelligence reports were doctored to present a rosier picture of u.s. successes against isis. abc's jonathan karl has the
details. >> reporter: there are concerns military intelligence reports were doctored to paint an overly optimistic picture of the u.s. fight against isis. there are now at least three investigations into the allegations and president obama says he's asked the pentagon to get to the bottom of whether intelligence on isis has been whitewashed. >> i don't want intelligence shaded by politics. i don't want it shaded by the desire to tell a feel good story. we can't make good policy unless we've got good accurate hard headed, clear-eyed intelligence. >> the allegations come from a military intelligence officer and whistleblower at central command which is directing the fight against isis. one example, when isis swept into iraq last year and took over mosul, its second largest city the iraqi army fled so quickly they left behind their equipment and even their uniforms but a draft military
was allegedly edited to say the iraqis were simply redeployed to a position outside the city. centcom's commanding general says he's only asked for accurate intelligence. >> have you ever ordered, suggested or hinted to any of the intelligence command that they should sweeten the intelligence reports in order to portray a more positive view of the success of our efforts in iraq or syria? >> absolutely not, senator king. absolutely not. >> jonathan karl, abc news, the white house. want to get to breaking news right now from one of the army's largest bases in fort hood, texas. the army confirms a helicopter went down on the base's range with four soldiers on board. all four we are told were killed. they were on a routine training mission. the army says the cause of the crash is unknown and that it is opening an investigation into this incident. in indiana, two men arrested for the murder of a young pastor's wife two weeks ago. a crime that shocked the country.
officials say it was part of a string of burglaries in indianapolis that day. davy blackburn had left the door unlocked when he went to the gym. his wife amanda was 13 weeks pregnant. her 15-month-old son who was in the house was unharmed. davy blackburn will talk about the arrest later today on "good morning america." >> there's also been an arrest for another headline grabbing shooting, this one in new orleans. medical student peter gold was shot when he saw a woman being dragged down the street and he stopped to help. the crimes were caught on surveillance video. gold remains in guarded condition this morning after being shot in the stomach. the mayor says gold has a difficult recovery ahead. >> this is a hard story. tragic medical news for one mom and dad in utah. their 8-year-old daughter has breast cancer. the 3rd grader scheduled to have surgery next month. her case closely watched by cancer specialists around the world.
breast cancer, that it's called sec krettory carcinoma and only one in 1 million are diagnosed and she's the youngest that they had run across having this particular type of breast cancer. >> the sad thing about this, it's not the family's first battle with cancer. mom annette is a cervical cancer survivor. dad a desert storm veteran has been diagnosed with nonhodgkin's lymphoma. the medical bills astronomical. friends have set up a go fund me page to help them out. >> women who developed diabetes while they were pregnant can benefit from breastfeeding during subsequent pregnancies. researchers say that moms who breast fed for two months had a 50% lower chance of developing gestational diabetes. they also found that the longer a mom breastfeeds, the lower the risk of diabetes. another reason to breastfeed. >> yeah. >> i agree. >> makes you uncomfortable, doesn't it? turning to the weather on this very busy travel week, watch out
>> yeah, it's been so chilly in the east, cold enough for this pennsylvania ski resort to make some snow and now the east is getting a meltdown. and the west is in for another winter storm. molly cochran is at accuweather. good morning. >> good morning kendis and reena. we are anticipating heavier amounts of snow across the higher elevations of the pack northwest. sierra nevadas looking at 6 to 12 inches of snow, not necessarily a bad thing for drought stricken california, but could spell trouble for the middle half of the week. the system going to be taking a dip to the south bringing in poor travel conditions for wednesday. a lot of folks traveling before the thanksgiving holiday. las vegas, denver could be impacted. but the shades of green indicating some good conditions. new york city, philadelphia, warming up, giving those heavy coats a good old break and expecting some sunshine. now, the system kicks into the country's midsection for thanksgiving day bringing in some soaking rain from des moines to dallas.
>> molly, thank you so much. there's plenty of talk these days about turkey and stuffing. why don't we talk about pizza. >> yes. >> dominos is making it easier to order pizza. with the help of a one-click button. customers get a small button device and program it with their preferred pizza. when it's time to order, hit the button and the pizza shows up at your door. >> before you get too excited, the new option we should say is debuting in britain. no word on whether the button will be coming to the u.s. but if you tweet them or bombard them with e-mails maybe they'll bring it here. >> that's a buzz kill. little known fact, the night before thanksgiving is the busiest night for pizza delivery outside of the super bowl? >> you know, i would believe that. mama doesn't want to cook. she's got the turkey to worry about. >> neither does daddy. yeah, makes a lot of sense, doesn't did. >> how about we order? when is the most ordered pizzas in the newsroom. >> yes, scott. >> it's tonight.
>> why don't you -- >> work on that. >> why don't you work on that. >> coming up in "the skinny" can could it be the president of the united states singing on a coldplay album? >> also ahead, sylvester stallone's co-star in the movie "creed," michael b. jordan's fighting for a breakout movie role. >> seriously, did we have to show all those abs after the pizza? >> first, new developments from the presidential race and new controversial comments from donald trump after a look at our forecast map. it is the 70s in reena's home state of florida. orlando. wftv. >> "world news now" weather,
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the governor of indiana is facing a federal lawsuit over his attempts to block syrian refugees from settling in that state. republican mike pence suspended the resettlement of syrians following the paris terror attack. the lawsuit says that violates the equal protection clause of the constitution because indiana accepts refugees from other countries. another outspoken critic of the syrian refugees is coming under more scrutiny this morning. >> we're talking about donald trump, already under fire over his comments about what he claims to have witnessed during the 9/11 attacks. he's now making yet another claim. it's your voice, your vote at abc's chuck sivertsen is covering the republicans. >> donald trump could be digging himself deeper an into a 9/11 controversy. first he insisted he saw post 9/11 celebrations in jersey city, new jersey. >> i watched when the world
and i watched in jersey city, new jersey, where thousands and thousands of people were cheering. >> reporter: just last night he told a crowd in columbus, ohio, he saw people jump from the twin towers on 9/11. >> that was a horrible death. i watched people jumping off the building. how would you like to be 102 stories up and your choice is burn or jump? and many people jumped. and i witnessed it. i watched that. >> reporter: trump continues to talk about 9/11 and celebrations he insists he saw in jersey city, new jersey, after the attacks despite criticism. he tweeted a "washington post" story from days after 9/11 which reported law enforcement questioning a number of people allegedly seen celebrating the attacks. >> the reporters are calling all day, all night. they want to find out, did trump make a mistake. so i have some good people. and they checked and they and believe me, it's being cleared off plenty of stuff. they don't like that.
>> republican rival ben carson said he saw those celebrations too. >> reporter: did you see that happening on 9/11? >> i saw the film of it, yes. >> in new jersey? >> yes. >> reporter: but later he apologized for that comment saying he saw video of post 9/11 rallies from the mideast, not new jersey. ohio, they say candidates make human. abc news, new york. >> 68 days before the iowa caucuses. i think things will get a lot more interesting. >> uh-huh. when we come back, tonight is the grand finale of "dancing with the stars." so who got booted off the dance floor last night? >> how one faithful hgtv viewer saved a show's host's life. "the skinny" up next.
skinny, so skinny time now for "the skinny" and topping our headlines this morning, the leaderboard just got a little lighter. >> on the first night of the finale of "dancing with the stars" the final four performing two separate dances. including the all-important freestyle before the final elimination. >> carlos and whitney.
>> because it has been life-changing. my marriage is so much stronger. i've made some amazing friends. most importantly like i've learned so much about myself. >> carlos penavega earned perfect scores after three rounds in last week's show. that leaves bindi irwin, nick carter, alek skarlatos to dance for the mirror ball trophy tonight. >> it was amazing last night. there were some great performances. it was so much fun to watch. >> and there were so many tens being doled out by the judges. they really all did step up their game. >> this was one of my favorites. this was really good. >> beautiful. >> next, saved by a fan. hgtv's tarek el moussa who hosts "flip or flop" with his wife christina is crediting an eagle eyed viewer from dallas with saving his life. she wrote into the show urging him to get a lump on his neck checked by a doctor.
thyroid cancer. >> the nurse's name is ryan read. we are so thankful for her. >> so glad you made it. >> you look good. >> yeah, not too bad. look, it's healing. > looks really good. >> thanks to ryan, we caught the cancer before it spread. they removed my thyroid and i'm cancer free. i'm officially a survivor. >> thank you so much for sending that e-mail. without you, we probably would have never known. >> that gut feeling. > honestly, you saved his life truly. >> thank you. >> how incredible. the diagnosis was actually two years ago. tarek is only sharing his story now. his cancer now in remission. viewers, we always pay attention to what you have to say. >> mostly the good stuff. next an amazing story about president obama. >> it was this past summer when mr. obama stunned the world during his eulogy for a pastor killed with eight others in an allegedly racially motivated
south carolina. amazing grace how sweet the sound >> incredible. i thought he did well. >> he sounded great. he's sang before. he's done some al green and such. president obama's heartfelt words will now be the centerpiece of coldplay's new album "a head full of dreams," along with beyonce, noel gallagher. >> the album set for release on december 4th. finally the amazing graves christie brinkley. she doesn't have a new album or new show. >> but she has this. hello. jaw dropping photo of herself. she instagramd yesterday. the 61-year-old stunner is on vacation with her kids in turks and caicos. >> she is sharing her beauty secrets in her new book "timeless beauty," which is now available. she always looks great. >> she does look good. she's everyone's uptown girl. >> good genes or good doctors.
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can you believe it, nearly four decades since the world fell in love with rocky balboa. >> now already generating oscar buzz. can you believe this, is a young star who hopes to be the fresh new face of the franchise. here's abc's amy robach. >> reporter: nearly 40 years after rocky balboa first burst onto the motion picture scene, there's a new boxer on the block. adonis creed, son of apollo creed, the heavyweight champ who was a rival turned friend of rocky's in four of his films. >> put it right on his chin. >> reporter: and playing the title role in the new movie, michael b. jordan. so michael, you are playing the role of creed.
stuff of movie legend. what did you do to prepare? did you feel the pressure? >> a little bit. not so much because i had sylvester stallone in my corner and literally took the pressure off of me to not compete and compare with anything that he did 40 years ago but have your own legacy and kind of do your own thing. physically, i felt the pressure. they did such a great job back with carl weathers and sly. they were cut to a t. me and my trainer wanted to set the bar pretty high. >> helping jordan transform into the role of creed, rocky balboa himself, sylvester stallone. >> he knows movie boxing better than everybody else. if you have to telegraph this and that. he really connected the dots between real boxing and on screen boxing. >> reporter: all of the boxing resulted in a sculpted physique that scored him a cover shoot for men's fitness. there's a reason why you're on the cover of "men's fitness." >> i am on the cover. did you see that? >> i did see that. a lot of people have seen that. >> i'm super proud of that. >> what did it take to get to
>> extreme diet change. i stripped down my diet completely. grilled chicken, brown rice. broccoli and a lot of water. i worked out two or three times a day, six days a week. if you do that consistently for about ten months, your body will change. >> we'll look just like you? >> thing like me i think just a little bit. >> thank you. amy robach, abc news, new york. grilled chicken and broccoli. >> how about a nice cheese steak? you're supposed to be from philadelphia. >> cheese steak. >> cheese steak. those abs looked good, didn't they? >> very impressive. a little known fact about rocky, do you know it was shot in 28 days? that robe he wears it was a mistake by the wardrobe department. he freestyled that line the baggy robe. >> just accidentally. >> yes. >> well, good. >> this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for