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this morning on "world news now airline anxiety. the expected changes as the airports after the plane crash in egypt. did an isis bomb bring down that jet? the new intelligence and a greater impact on american travelers. >> extreme weather from tornados and violent storms in the storen planes to snowfall in the west. today's warnings from accuweather. >> and help for people deprived of quality sleep. >> the serious problem of sleep apnea and why common treatments may not be the best treatments. >> and hillary clinton tells jimmy kimmel about what life will be like for bill if she's elected president. that's in "the skinny" on this friday, november 6th. >> good morning i'm reena ninan.
>> i'm kendis gibson. we're going to get started with the new security alerts. a growing concerns force air travelers triggered by the russian passenger jet that went down in egypt. >> as early as today, officials here at home are expected to call for beefed up security measures at key airports around the world. the latest from abc's david kerley. >> sources tell abc news that is homeland security is expected to send that directive to airlines flying from foreign airports to the u.s. and that they increase security. that directive may also include increased security requirements for handling baggage inside the u.s. >> the obama administration is reviewing a number of different steps that we can take to enhance security for commercial flights bound for the united states from certain foreign airports. >> reporter: with airlines estimating more than 25 million americans will fly over the thanksgiving holiday, will they see changes at security after the egypt crash? security here is often very different than overseas. in the u.s., carry on bags are screened.
in atlanta, we watched checked bags heading to a special tsa underground screening room each bag run through an explosive detection scanner. each day more than a million checked bags in the u.s. are checked. >> but you can't stop everything, can you? >> you cannot stop everything. that's why we need a system of aviation security that is dynamic. >> gaps in tsa security were expose this had summer with inspectors hiding materials on their body missed 95% of the time. the author of the report says progress has been made since then. the other concern, the insider. remember this case in atlanta? an airport worker using his i.d. to get around security and allegedly help smuggle guns. >> atlanta now says the vast majority of workers are screened but there is no national standard although the tsa did recently take action to try and improve security among airport workers. david kerley, abc news, los angeles. russia and egypt pushing
back against suggestions that the plane crash in egypt was likely an act of terrorism. they have electronic intercepts of terrorists talk specifically about a bomb. experts say an isis insider could make any airport vulnerable. >> if isis has been able to do this at that airport, then how many other airports have they been able to get into infiltrate or are they working on right now? >> special flights are beginning today to get british tourists from the reds sea resort back to england. it could take more than a week to bring all vacationers home. >> many believe that russia would certainly be expected to retaliate if it's determined an isis bomb brought down the plane. the defense minister released video. a spokesman says over the past
few days, russian jets have carried out some 81 flights over syria. staying in that region now, a bleak assessment on the possibility of peace between israel and palestinians coming from president obama. he says a peace deal will not happen during his presidency. he hopes to persuade's israel's prime minister to keep open the mere possibility of a two-state solution. benjamin netanyahu is set to visit washington next week. mou to the extreme weather in north texas. a tornado in fort worth tore a decorative roof covering off a bank building sending it crashing on to vehicles on the ground below. no injuries. not far away, there were lightning strikes but no damage was reported. the denver area finally got its first mechelle snowfall of the season about three weeks late. by afternoon, the sun melted it with temperatures dipping below freezing. another wentry storm is hitting the west. justin povick are tracking it all. >> thanks and good morning to
you, as well. big changes kicking in for the northwest later on today. but more so for the weekend. threat for heavy rain coming back into play along with pounding surf and yes, even some snow, snow levels coming down so there is going to be some concern here traveling through the passes for some slippery travel and as we expands the view out, growing snow potential monday, tuesday and also wednesday into the intermountain northwest and also into the central colorado rockies. so ski country is going to be loving this but of course, it's not a lot of fun to drive in. so this is out west. as we shift gears in the southeast, the concern is for more heavy rain throughout the day. reena and kendis, back to you. >> winter sports fans rejoice. the labor department releases the latest numbers on jobless americans this morning. and analysts estimate as many as 180,000 people were hired in october. the unemployment rate now at 5.1% is not expected to dramatically change.
this is a key gauge at the federal reserve is watching carefully as it considers a change in interest rates next month. the republicans will need fewer podiums when he this he face off next week in their fourth debate. chris christie and mike huckabee failed to make the cut with low poll numbers. they are now the undercard. nor lindsey graham and former new york governor george pataki didn't make the debate either. that leaves eight candidates on main stage including donald trump, ben car sore and marco rubio. >> dick cheney is reacting to criticism from former president george h.w. bush. cheney telling fox news he took the comment as a mark of pride. with the war of words, here's martha rad dads. >> reporter: it is a book of love, war and just plain gossip. according to "the new york times" the elder president bush rips into the two men who helped guide his son into the iraq war, calling vice president dick cheney just iron ass, hard line,
a man who built his own empire. and former secretary of defense, donald rumsfeld -- >> i don't do quagmires. >> reporter: -- an arrogant fellow who served the president badly. rumsfeld fired back saying the 91-year-old bush is getting up in years and misjudges but when talking about cheney's influence, father bush says it's the president's fault. the buck stops there. the younger bush responded saying he was grateful for both cheney and rumsfeld for their good advice. >> and presidential candidate bush? >> i love my dad, he's a good -- great guy. i think the book will be worth reading. i recommend it. there are also diary entries that talk about tensions between barbara bush and nancy reagan. nancy does not like barbara, george bush writes, and there is much more. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. >> i didn't know that part. >> wow. if there's a book to pick up for the christmas holiday season, that might be it. >> 91-year-old george h.w. bush coming out with some punches.
interesting. >> even papa bear stands up for his son. >> exactly at some point. >> when 2 comes -- it comes to one home near houston, any potential buyer needs to have a particular interest before even considering a bid. on the outside, everything looks beautiful. beautiful amenities. when you get to the media room, the house is all about star trek. among its features, cruise quarters for kids' sleepovers and there are control panels everywhere. >> there's a space age bathroom with whirlpool, jacuzzi, rain shower, the whole thing might be priceless to any star trek fan but the real price tag, 1, 265, 000. would you buy it? >> if i could get rid of the star trek stuff. >> is that why you were laughing when you were doing the read? derstand. at, i don't it? laughing during the read. all right. coming up in "the skinny," the
top earning divas in pop music. who's number one? katy perry or taylor swift? >> also ahead, how to stop snoring and get some rest. the serious problem of sleep apnea. which options work best. >> a brush with death involving a teenaged driver and an eight-foot long fence. that is after our look at the big map as we take a look at l.a. 78 degrees knbc if you're watching right now. and 79 in d.c. wjla. good morning washington. >> your hometown. >> "world news now" weather, brought to you by creditcards.com. brought to you by creditcards.com. what do you got to offer us today? ♪balance transfer that's my game♪ ohometown. >> "world news now" weather, brought to you by creditcards.com. thank you. uh, next. watch me make your interest rate... disappear. there's gotta be a better way to find the right card. whatever kind you're searching for, creditcards.com lets you compare hundreds of cards to find the one that's right for you. just search, compare, and apply at creditcards.com.
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nearly being impaled behind the wheel. this time in new jersey, it was an 18-year-old girl who was just inches from being struck by an eight-foot picket fence post. she hit the gas to avoid another car and wound up plowing through the fence near a school yard that was filled with kids. no one was injured. the cdc says about half of pregnant women gain too much weight. women already overweight or obese are more likely to pile on the extra pounds according to the latest study. that can harm mom and baby. only about a third of women gained the recommended amount of weight and about a fifth gained too little. swallowing a special balloon in a pill may help people lose weight. the ellipse balloon fills up with water to about the size of a grapefruit and makes the patient feel full. no surgery, no sedation required. patients in europe have lost about a third of their excess weight in four months. the ellipse device has not yet been approved for use in this country. >> that's an actual photo of the pill. it's a condition that affects
more than 12 million americans every night. jolting them awake and leaving them gasping for air. >> the traditional treatment has required patients to wear an oxygen mask through the night but that seems to be changing. here's abc's becky worley. >> reporter: apnea, obstructive breathing while you sleep and it's serious. >> it puts a tremendous amount of stress on the heart and can increase your rick for high blood pressure, heart attacks and strokes. >> reporter: the treatment a mask that forces air into a patient's lungs like jonathan williams who suffers from apnea. it's called a c-pap machine. but the problem -- >> i would just rip it off within five minutes of me falling asleep. >> reporter: and jonathan's reaction is not unusual. 50% of apnea patients abandon the machine within three months. that's forced doctors to rethink treatment. first categorizing not all apneas are the same. >> the major breakthrough in the last five to ten years is that sleep apnea is caused by
different mechanisms in different patients. >> reporter: while excess weight has long been seen as a major cause of apnea, newer research slows some cases are triggered by the brain. it essentially forgets to breathe. then there are anatomical obstructions, physical narrowing in the throat and signs that the disease can be hereditary, a real issue in my family. >> this is my grandfather frank o'connell. he died of a heart attack in his sleep and i'm convinced it was sleep apnea. seven of his eight children have been diagnosed with apnea and that link has me on the lookout for my own children. the good news, new options for treatment like surgery to restructure the throat and mouthpieces that support the jaw. >> some patients can be a candidate for these alternative treatments and maybe even newer drugs that are experimental that can activate the throat muscles in the airway to help keep the airway open. >> becky worley, abc news, new york. some people suffer from positional sleep apnea.
it affects them when they're on their back. doctors have come up with putting two tennis balls in a sock and placing them on their back so when they turn it forces them to go on their side because it's so uncomfortable. >> a problem so many millions and millions of americans suffer from. it would be great if they found a solution. >> when we come back, what hillary clinton said last night on jimmy kimmel. >> and trevor noah's big comeback. "the skinny" up next. >> he's back already? >> "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
♪ skinny, so skinny time now for "the skinny." we begin with hillary clinton on jimmy kimmel live. >> clinton took time off from campaigning last night to share thoughts with our friend jimmy about what to call her husband if she wins the white house. >> i think part of what we'll have to figure out is, what do you call the male spouse of a female president? now, it's a little bit more complicated with him because people still call former presidents mr. president. >> right. >> so i have to really work on this. >> i know what you could call him. the first president lady would be a nice thing to call him. >> the first lady. >> the first dude, first mate. first gentleman. i'm not sure about it.
>> as for that other pressing question, who gets dibs on the remote? mrs. clinton said one of the first things she would look into is what is it about guys and remotes? >> and the remote control. that's one of her pressing issues. >> forget isis. >> a platform. >> exactly. on another network last night, a big comeback for trevor noah. >> the daily show host was back on the air just one day after his emergency appendectomy. >> i just want to say a big thank you. i saw all the notes on twitter. thank you so much for your support. i got your messages. of course, comedy central thank you for giving me one day off after surgery. no, no, i'm joking. comedy central said take as much time as you want. i wanted to come to work yesterday with the stitches. they were like no, stay away. some people started getting angry at comedy central. people were like comedy central, one day, one day off after
surgery? is it because he's black? the best message i got was someone said, is it comedy central or the cotton fields? >> oh, my lord. they went there? >> oh, and it's appendectomy. did i get that right? >> careful. >> i know. that's what i was worried about. >> noah, i'm glad that you got it and not me. noah couldn't resist joking about his emergency room experience saying it should be two rooms. one for emergencies and the other for filling out forms. >> all right. yeah, next mirror mirror on the wall, who is the top paid female in music of all? >> here's a hint. it's not taylor swift. forbes is out with a list of the world's top paid women in music and katy perry tops the list, thanks mostly because of the prismatic world tour. she pulled in about 135 million this year grossing more than $2 million per city. >> where is taylor swift? she's number two but a distant second earning 80 million bucks. >> and rounding out the top five, stevie knicks and
christine mcvie putting fleetwood mac at $59.5 million. and lady gaga is fourth at $59 million. did she have a tour this year? beyonce at number five at 54.5myon. who knew? >> and a dream come true for a terminally ill "star wars" fan. >> 32-year-old daniel fleetwood suffering from cancer was told by doctors he would not live long enough for the december release of "the force awakens." but thanks to an online petition that went viral with a major celebrity boost from mark hamill he's been granted his wish. >> his wife posting on facebook yesterday thanking our parent company disney and director j.j. abrams for bringing an unedited copy of the film to daniel's house so he could see it. >> his next wish to live long enough to see it in the theater. >> the rest of us have to wait for that, december 18th. >> that was a sweet request on that one. >> coming up, a look back at the week that was. >> our weekly "friday rewind" is straight ahead.
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all right. time now for a look back at the week's events and sadly, a major plane crash is topping the list. >> but there was plenty of room for politics intersecting with country music. here now the "friday rewind." >> we must suspend flights out to sharm el sheikh and advise against all but essential travel by air. >> why an airplane would just come apart in perfectly good weather, that's a very sobering question. >> the probability is here with an inflight breakup that something caused that, something on the order of a bomb or an incendiary explosion of some sort on the airplane. >> he looked right at he and it's like okay, i started walking away and i said please don't shoot me. >> i looked to my left and there's a lady on the bench that appeared to be smoking a cigarette and she was shot in the chest. looked down to my right, there
was another lady that was shot in the jaw. >> gliniewicz committed the ultimate betrayal to the citizens he served and the entire law enforcement community. >> most people think your husband killed himself because he was depressed. >> no, lewy dementia killed robin. >> could you imagine a debate moderated by sean hannity and rush limbaugh and mark levin? >> they can't handle a bunch of cnbc moderators. if you can't handle those guys, you know, then i don't think the chinese and the russians are going to be too worried about you. >> because of equal time rules for television, mr. trump can only speak for four seconds in this promo. >> so let me just say this, ben carson is a complete and total loser. >> i think the presidency is a very serious thing and i don't like making light of it like that. >> the bigger this group's going
to be forever remembered, not just for an american league championship but for a world series and a world champion is an unbelievable feeling. > bruce jenner is a babe now and trump's leading in the polls. >> i love you, country music. i love you fans. >> and speaking of musical legends, this is really important. next friday the release date for one direction's new album "made in the a.m." >> you are such a big one direction fan. >> as well as justin bieber's. >> you and jack. >> i really like luke bryan i have to say and sam hunt. >> look at you. >> the ladies from girl crush. >> little big town. >> there are a couple fellows, as well. >> i especially like the ladies. they're very good. >> don't miss our facebook updates. this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. forming insomniacs for two decades.
making news in america this morning, anxiety in the air. american airports set to tighten security as the investigation into the crash of that russian jet points to terrorism. we're live with the latest including what passengers can expect. political puzzle. questions about ben carson's past remain unanswered as he stands by his remarks on religion and history and hillary clinton goes for big laughs on late night tv. damaging twister. unseasonable storms tearing roofs clear off as tornadoes touch down in texas. accuweather has the latest on the system ahead. and feeling the force. the "star wars" fan with his one last wish answered, fighting cancer and getting a special screening before anyone else.