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this morning on "world news now," the global fight against terror. >> the french president enlisting russia's help in fighting isis and a potential game-changer for the war in syria and what this now means for u.s.-led efforts against violent extremists. >> security breach at the white house. another fence jumper this time with an american flag wrapped around his shoulders. disturbing the first family during thanksgiving dinner and causing a lockdown for hours. and they're off. shoppers already in the stores as black friday once again starts early. so is shopping really best as a contact sport or can you get the same deals from the comforts of your home? >> and attention shoppers. if you're headed to target today, some extra special deals for you like tickets to kyle's bar mitzvah. the creative collection of ads that might have some black friday shoppers scratching their
head "the mix" on this friday, november 27th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now". >> good morning, everyone, on this thanksgiving day after. black friday. >> yes, what do we say happy black friday day? >> yeah, get your laptop ready for deals. >> exactly. hopefully you had a wonderful thanksgiving. i hope did you, as well. >> i sure did. >> let's begin this morning overseas in paris, shall we? where thousands are gathering to remember those killed in the terror attacks two weeks ago today. >> french citizens are being urged to drape their homes in the colors of the flag. this as the international effort against isis heats up. abc's lana zak is joining us from washington with more. lana. >> reporter: good morning. the french president francois hollande has been on a world tour gathering the support of global leaders and france, he says, is not backing down. france and russia say they are
united in the fight against terrorismrussian president vladimir putin pledged greater cooperation in his meeting with inference president francois hollande. terrorism is our enemy hollande says. we know it, it has a name. russia's naval ship moscow arrived off the coast of syria and deployed their air defense system but despite this cooperation, there is still no agreement on the role of syrian leader bashar al assad. nearly two weeks after the terrorist attacks in france and less than one week since radical terrorists stormed a hotel in mali the international community is organizing in the fight against terror. british prime minister david cameron worked to convince the british parliament to join the fight. >> the military advice, the diplomatic advice and the security advice all says yes that the risks of inaction are greater. >> reporter: and in brussels after several raised the threat of an attack is no longer
considered eminent as residents are starting to return to routine. >> we hope it's going back to normal. so the children going back to school. >> it's hard not to be a little more skittish when there are so many, you know, armed people around. although i am very grateful. >> and in germany on thursday, two individuals were arrested with possible ties to terror. the german government also pledging to send additional jets totes support the french. reena, kendis? >> all right, our thanks to lana zak in washington. thank you. ultratight security paid off here at home with the macy's thanksgiving day parade going off without a hitch. more than 3 million spectators lined the parade route in manhattan protected by the largest police detail ever assigned to that event. more than 2500 officers were on hand. snipers perched on buildings, k-9 units and others watching from helicopters hovering above. and a security scare at the white house after a man draped in the american flag wearing
white after labor day no less, jumped the fence there. president and mrs. obama and their daughters were at who i am at the time. the man identified as joseph caputo was quickly taken into custody by the script service. a second layer of steel spikes were added to the top of the fence back in may after a california man went over the top and onto the lawn. well, some of us enjoyed a mild day. millions of americans shivered through thanksgiving in denver, a layer of slick ice built up on streets and sidewalks noed by a coating of know up to 3 inches in some spots. not surprisingly travel on the roads and in the air slow going further east in western iowa, about 1.5 inches of snow fell to make it a very xwhit thanksgiving. police say because most people were indoors accidents were few and far between. so what's ahead for black friday? meteorologist cam tran joins us now with the forecast. good morning, cam. >> good morning, reena and
kendis. a very slippery drive this morning for friends and neighbors in the south central plains thanks to this cold front moving in. this storm system will tap into warm moist air off the gulf providing plenty you have fuel for heavy rainfall today in texas, oklahoma and arkansas. we are looking at very wet weather along the i-35 corridor into oklahoma city and. >> 44, as well. behind this cold front, cooler air moving in that could bring in icy travel across the central plains. back to you. >> our thanks to cam. protesters in chicago vowing to disrupt shopping on the city's magnificent mile after days of demonstrations over the fatal police shooting of a black teenager, marriage is now set for today along busy michigan avenue. police say they'll have extra officers on hand. officer jason van dyke's dashcam captured 17-year-old la kwon mcdonald running moments before he shot him 16 times. new video of the attempted murder of a good samaritan on a
new orleans street. the victim a medical student is expected to survive. rhinowens is there with the pictures. >> reporter: a new look at the bravery of a good samaritan. his willingness to help nearly got him killed. this surveillance video, first obtained by fox station wvue, shows 25-year-old med student peter gold checking on an intoxicated woman on a new orleans sidewalk, just after 4:00 a.m. friday. the man who just robbed her pulled a gun on him. gold was shot once in the stomach. police say the shooter then tried to finish him off with a few bullets to the brain. remarkably, his gun jams. >> male shot in the stomach. >> reporter: new orleans police have since arrested 21-year-old euric cain and charged him with attempted murder. the new surveillance video also shows people trying to help tulane university student peter gold after he was shot. even the young woman he saved comes to and tries to crawl toward her good samaritan.
that medical student spent this holiday in the hospital, a place he would normally be working. we're told he's now in stable condition and his family says he continues to improve. ryan owens, abc news, dallas. >> a family in houston was extra thankful this holiday after two children were rescued from a carjacker. the brother and sister were sitting in their mother's truck in a gas station when is a stranger jumped in and started driving away. mom and her sister chases after him. the kids were eventually put out in the street and scooped up by their mother and aunt. the driver unfortunately did get away. >> the holiday shopping season is officially under way. black friday got off to an early start with many shoppers across the country hitting the stores barely after thanksgiving dinner. while others are opting to hunt for rock bottom bargains online. abc's rebecca jarvis has more. >> across the country, the deals race is officially on.
best buy, toys "r" us, macy's, walmart, target and kmart all among the retailers officially open for business right now. >> i'd be slaving in the kitchen if it wasn't for this sale. >> reporter: nearly 60% of americans, 136 million of us, planning to shop between tonight and sunday. the number crunchers cracking the shopping code, finding today and tomorrow, black friday, are two of the best days of the year for deals on electronics. but even those unwilling to brave the crowds can cash in because many of those top tech deals are also online. >> now, there's so many sales online that it's almost like, there's no point in actually being bombarded by other human beings in stores. >> reporter: still, some retailers are sitting out this year's early openings. staples, open the last two years on thanksgiving, will shut their doors completely for the holiday this year. the crowds are pouring into this best buy in chicago. the first person in line waited four hours in the rain.
so, what's bringing everyone out to stores tonight? the 49-inch tv here for 149 bucks. rebecca jarvis, abc news, chicago. >> i'd like to know what deals she wants. i wonder what she's going after. >> she gets exposed to so many deals and apps. >> but she's always generous and passes it on. >> does she? >> to our viewers. >> that's true. >> got to always pass things on like this time of year. we are asked to take part in coat drives for those less fortunate to help them stay warm through the winter. >> a woman in hal fax, nova scotia has come up with a unique take on that idea. along with some friends and family, she decided to wrap the donated coats and jackets around street poles. they all had tags saying i am not lost. if you are stuck out in the cold, please take me to keep warm. >> the woman says what was meant to be an anonymous gesture has gone viral. and she was outed on social media. she says all that the attention makes her uncomfortable. she doesn't want the attention
but she's glad that the coats on poles are inspiring others to give. >> and what's great about that is, instead of going coat shop ong line in the next couple of days, just head up to hal fax, nova scotia. >> oh, kendis, no, no. >> where it's nice and warm. >> for the less fortunate. got to remind you again. but it's a nice gesture. so you know, people who really need a coat will get one, not people who are drunk and coming off the shift late night. >> hey. >> i'm not looking at you when i say that. >> i'm not coming off the shift. i might be drunk. >> coming up, shoppers beware while you're looking for those deals thieves are looking for your wallet. the thieves caught on camera argumenting shoppers and what you can do to stop them. >> the box office battle happening this weekend. the films looking to garner oscar buzz and rake in ikt sales had remember to find us on facebook. you can make history. you can be our 1 millionth like on facebook, wnnfans.com.
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so here's the deal. this blimp had been flying over the macy's thanksgiving day parade and needed to refuel on its way back to the airport. uh-oh, the wind changed direction and blew it off course. the pilot said he knew he wouldn't make it back to the airport so he found an open space behind a cool and touched down safely. >> okay. >> heading to the malls this
morning for black friday shopping? millions of americans are but not all of them to the shop. >> some of them you might say are looking to make a steal. theft, soars this time of year. kayna whitworth has some tips on how not to become a victim. >> reporter: take a look at this surveillance video. do you see the thieves grab this woman's wallet? watch again. two men acting as decoys. the woman using items in the store as cover while she tries not once, but six times to snatch her wallet. >> these individuals tried many times to get this one purse. they did the unlatching. they went back, they did more distracting. and many attempts, and then they went for the kill. >> reporter: then, in full view of the security camera, they go through her wallet, taking whatever they can. so, when you're in the store looking at something, the detective is going to show us how easy it is for them to grab your wallet without even knowing. it only takes a second if you just kind of look at a garment, you are just a little bit distracted. did you already get it?
>> get what? >> reporter: i really didn't think they got it. experts say the best way to avoid being a victim of pick pocketing are to keep any bags or purses zipped up and in front of you. keep your wallet in the bottom of the bag and use credit cards. most thieves are looking for that wad of cash. >> she's running. she has our stuff. >> reporter: thefts around home spiking, as well. deliveries stolen right off your porch. while police say you should never confront a thief on your own, there are some ways to make sure your christmas cheer isn't stolen. schedule your deliveries for a time when you're home, or send them to your office or ask a neighbor to collect them. hopefully, you can avoid having your christmas wreath, along with everything else, stolen right from your front door. kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. >> wow, what a scrooge there. stealing the christmas wreath. >> i know. that's a good tip to put your wallet at the bottom of your purse. so often we have it out. it is so easy. you saw how easy it was for her
to have her wallet take. >> and what do we do as guys? put it in our front pocket. thank you. we did a story just yesterday on gma how turkey thefts are up, but it goes beyond turkey thefts. people are sticking it down their pants. >> how big are their pants? >> they were clearly happy to see you. but -- >> oh, boy. >> but turkey thefts were up but also a lot of grocery store thefts are up because of the self-checkouts where you can go by and not necessarily put the more expensive item through the scanner. >> interesting. coming up, in our next half hour, you don't want to wait for the stores to open to find all the deals. i'm doing it online right now. some of those bargains may only be available in stores. i'm doing this for research purposes. >> there are plenty of new films in the theaters this weekend. it's a good time to go to the movies. that's next on "worl
contenders. >> this is one of the biggest blockbuster weeks of the year. and 69-year-old sly stallone is the headliner. >> you got to work hard. i swear to god, if you're not going to do it, i'm out. >> there's already supporting actor oscar buzz around rocky for there the seventh reboot. it's called "creed." apparently his wife talked him into it. >> she said don't be such a coward. even when i was doing the sequel, the second one, people were come on. the third one, stop already. fourth one, put a fork in it. >> reporter: this time rocky is training adonis creed for a big fight and critics are claiming it's the best rocky since the original. this week, we're also talking "spotlight." >> tell this story, we're going to tell it right. the tale of the catholic church sex abuse scandal. here there's bound to be an oscar nominee and the oh, so, oscar worthy love story rooney mara, kate blanchett. >> i like the hat.
>> and for the families, pixar is the good dinosaur from our parent company walt disney. >> aren't you just the cutest thing. >> to get to work with pixar was a whole other experience and to be able to go down in pixar history is another thing. it's mind blowing to me. >> reporter: tuesday night previews were record breaking. it eclipsed frozen's stellar tally from two years ago. ♪ let it go, let it go >> and creed" made more money than any prethanksgiving preview in history. >> show me something. after a little lackluster year, hollywood is hoping that after your turkey, you're going to buy a ticket. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> good movies. >> yeah, a lot of good buzz for those movies even though we're so many months away from the oscars, a lot of people are saying the season is upon us. >> coming up "in the mix" a hoax sister takes aim at targets. >> plus the friday polka, a
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...two more ways to breathe happy >> and now it's time for "the mix." someone had to do this, poke fun at all the black friday sales. pretty impressive. a guy posted fake ads at target aimed at target. an invitation to kyle's bar mitzvah. >> $359.99, that's a steal. >> regular price was a $100 cash gift into kyle notny so. a ripoff for the poor guy. >> take a look at the second one. fanny pack filled with pudding. $9.99. savings of $10. >> i can work with that. >> so here's the third one. it's a tent with an angry possum. 50% off. $24.99. >> does the pos system sum comes with it. >> while quantities last. he came up with creative stuff this kid. >> then there's this. the hot gifts for ken towers.
>> half man, half horse. >> buy one get one free mane and tail and a standup desk unit and precision archery. >> i like the luke sky mopper. >> don't forget star wars. >> so actually you know what, after all this, target thought it was kind of cute. they said it was a nice little attempt. >> so they did respond. >> they did. >> polka time now. >> they're not selling kyle's bar mitzvah. >> ♪ ♪ break the doors down join the pack help our stores get in black ♪ ♪ that's the black friday polka ♪ ♪ come on shoppers out of bed santa claus is in the red ♪ ♪ that's the black friday polka ♪ ♪ you help our economy by spending all your pay ♪ ♪ teet bad none of this junk is made here in the usa ♪ ♪ stars and stripes still the king wave your flags made in beijing for the black friday
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this morning on "world news now," holiday storms. millions of americans facing a difficult trip back home today. flash flood warnings as heavy rains hit the middle of the country and a cold front turning that rain into ice. the accuweather forecast is ahead. >> shopping sweep. >> the black friday dash begins. if you skipped the stores yesterday, don't worry, there are still plenty of deals to be had. a complete roundup from our shopping expert. >> and new this half hour, more troubles for trump. >> the presidential hopeful explaining himself after seeming by poking fun at a disabled reporter. why he says it would be impossible to insult the man. >> and tom the turkey. the famous face who surprised his kids yesterday getting in full costume. so can you guess who is lurking as a turkey there? that's in "the skinny" on this friday, november 27th.