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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.
>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." this black friday. everyone gearing up for the sales and deals. >> everybody hung over after the dinner. i swear, my blood type is now cream. >> oh. i did have a little bit of eggnog. >> you did? >> spiked eggnog. it was pretty good. cinnamon on top. >> good thanksgiving though? >> very good. well, it was a bit of a disaster. the precooked dinner i had ordered, remember i told you? >> you made reservations. >> no, i ordered delivery from a grocery store. i won't say which one. i did not realize that they give you a cold turkey. >> are you kidding me? >> like a huge cold turkey. and i picked it up an hour before guests arrived. and i looked on the instructions, my husband calls me from the grocery store and says you do realize this is cold and it needs three hours. >> that really is a disaster. >> yeah, how many butterball segments did we do for the hot line? i used every single tip.
we preach what we teach here. we follow what we preach. oh, my gosh. too much eggnog. >> running on. how did you get out of that? >> i actually used the tip they said. tent it, put foil. >> you cooked it. >> i put it in the oven. 300, 350, i cooked it one hour and it was fine. it was fine. it wasn't cold. it was already cooked. >> disaster averted. >> how can you have a disaster with ordered food? that's my life in the kitchen. >> you were able to achieve it. >> a lot of americans are dealing with the weather. such a big story. windy, icy, wet and cold, and they're saying it's not over yet. >> take a look at these scenes in green bay. cold driving rain drenched lambeau field where the packers fell to the chicago bears in front of thousands who decided to brave the storm. our abc aditi roy has more on the holiday storm. >> reporter: that extreme weather, 35 million people, bracing in the southern and central plains, with snow and ice spreading across the
heartland. >> it is extremely cold and windy. >> reporter: gusts of 30 miles an hour blowing the ice. >> the sleet's actually pretty painful. >> reporter: cars coated. along with power lines and trees. in colorado, more than 200 flights delayed at the denver airport. the bromirskis now missing thanksgiving dinner in florida with their family. >> it's frustrating and a little disappointing. >> reporter: andrew greer's trying to get home to alaska. you've already been in transit for 24 hours. >> yes. >> reporter: when will you get home? >> ah, at 3:19 p.m. >> reporter: out west, parts of drought-ravaged california getting ten inches of snow in the last 24 hours. and damaging winds at this flea market. >> wow. >> reporter: gusts as high as 45 miles an hour, turning tents to sails. witnesses shaken. 11 hurt. luckily, just minor injuries. here at the denver airport, it's frigid and frozen on the tarmac.
making the snow and ice hard to melt and travel conditions rough. aditi roy, abc news, denver, colorado. >> an detee well bundled up there in denver. >> she looks cold. >> she does. now that the turkey and fixings are put away, shoppers are getting ready to hit the streets. many of them will be running into more nasty weather. >> accuweather meteorologist cam tran has the forecast. morning to you, cam. >> good morning, reena and kendis. many of those black friday shoppers will need to back an umbrella. we are looking at very wet weather across the nation's mid seconds thanks to the gold front mooching through. the heaviest of the rainfall will be mainly in north texas as well as southeast oklahoma into northern arkansas and that includes part of missouri, as well. could see upwards of 8 inches locally through the weekend. now we're also seeing rain stretching as far as north as detroit. the heaviest still parked in the south and behind this frontal system, a blast of colder air moving in so some of that
rainfall col transition into a wintry mix as we head into the evening. places like oklahoma, kansas city, and omaha could see a wintry mix by tonight. back to you. >> thank you, cam. the victims of the french terror attacks two weeks ago today are being remembered in -- at a memorial service in paris. the leaders of france and russia have agreed to greater cooperation in the battle against isis which claims responsibility for the attacks. but the two countries still remain at odds on the future of syrian president bashar al assad. here at home, tight security on full display across the country. more than 2500 officers were assigned to the 89th annual macy's thanksgiving day parade in new york along with k-9 units to detect explosives. there was also a heavy police presence at parades in chicago, detroit and philadelphia and at many shopping malls. officials a reminding americans to be vigilant but not fearful. >> to presidential politics now. a new controversy for donald trump. the republican front-runner is
denying that he mocked a disabled "new york times" reporter despite video that appears to show him doing just that. here's abc's cecilia vega. >> reporter: it's being called a new low even for donald trump. the presidential front-runner in south carolina this week, appearing to mock a disabled journalist. >> now, the poor guy you've got to see this guy, "ah, i don't know what i said! i don't remember!" >> reporter: that reporter? "the new york times'" serge kovaleski, who has a chronic condition affecting his joints that limits flexibility in his arms. "the new york times" firing back, saying, "we're outraged that he would ridicule the physical appearance of one of our reporters." it came as trump defended his claim that he saw people in new jersey cheering on 9/11. law enforcement and government officials now rejecting that as false. but this is hardly the first time trump has come under fire for offending someone. from mexicans -- >> they're bringing drugs. they're bringing crime. they're rapists.
>> reporter: to veterans -- >> he's not a war hero. i like people that weren't captured, okay? >> reporter: to women. >> you've called women you don't like fat pigs -- >> only rosie o'donnell. "i don't know what i said, ah, i don't remember!" >> reporter: trump not backing down this time either, saying he was merely mimicking a flustered reporter, tweeting, "if mr. kovaleski is handicapped, i would not know because i do not know what he looks like." >> and another tweet from trump. he says the reporter is using his disability to grandstand and is demanding an apology from the "new york times." as for not knowing that reporter serge kovaleski, he says he covered trump for years and in an interview with the "washington post," he says he was sure trump remembered him and his condition. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. >> pope francis is visiting a slum in nairobi this morning where about 50,000 people are living without bake sanitation. > cheering crowds lined the
streets to welcome the pope on thursday during a stop at a missionary school. he says he hopes his trip to africa will raise awareness about the need to fight poverty and protect the environment. nasa released a new photo of a group of galaxies projecting a special image. take a look. do you see that grinning cat? it looks like a smile. according to nasa, the galaxy's making that cheshire cat's eyes are actually slamming into one another in a giant galactic collision. not to be outdone by the cat, a mouse, of course. new footage from the mars rover appears to show a giant mouse or some other kind of rodent. experts say it's more likely a rock, but the resemblance -- that's a rat. i think, do you see a pizza slice in that rat's mouth? >> maybe it's just over the hill there. >> maybe it's just over the hill there. all right. back on earth, it wasn't a rodent but a skye terrier that
took the top prize at the national dog show, the first of that breed ever to take the show's top honors. 4 1/2 years old, the pooch from florida beat out 1700 other dogs. quite the show. >> it is quite the show. a beautiful, beautiful -- i have a lot of friends who were bingeing on that stuff all day long. >> coming up, a full thanksgiving football roundup. >> first some ammo for your black friday shoppers getting ready to hit the stores. the best deals out there including some reasons you may even want to hang back. >> and the conspicuous. >> conscious coupling. >> thank you, kendis. of two voices even though they're ex-spouses. coldplay's duet with gwyneth paltrow in "the skinny." that's coming up next. >> first your black friday forecast. it is 66 degrees at home in d.c. where the folks at wjla are getting ready for their morning newscast. >> announcer: "world news now"
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okay. so we know thanksgiving means food, family and yes, football. the big turkeys yesterday were the eagles. philadelphia had never lost on thanksgiving before until the lions just mauled the eagles. how many more puns? calvin johnson was en fuego he caught a career high three touchdowns, and detroit beat philadelphia, wow, 45-14. and the dallas cowboys are another team not likely to make the playoffs. not only did the boys lose to the carolina panthers 33-14,
quarterback tony romo proving he is the derrick rose of football, breaking his collarbone yet again. he missed seven games after the first fracture and this one probably ends the season for him. >> the panthers remain undefeated. i know you're watching all of these. but this is probably the best thanksgiving game played in green bay where the bears held off the packers with a fourth and goal touchdown pass late in the game. chicago's jay cutler new dad threw for 200 yards and a td, but the bears' defense was also an important factor in the 17-13 victory. we know you watched them all. >> calvin johnson known as megatron. >> look at you. >> like that? >> all right. >> look at you. somebody's feeding you some fo. >> sports with reena day. you don't think a woman can know her football? >> you're going to go there? no. hey, i know you know your football but -- >> thank you. >> calvin johnson. >> megatron.
>> nice job. >> there's no need to wait till later this morning to hit the stores for black friday deals. there are plenty online. >> you won't have to get out of your pajamas to take advantage of these bargains found by abc's becky worley. >> reporter: today is full of sales. let's start with limited quantity deals on tvs, like this 40-inch samsung from kohl's that's $319 plus a $90 gift card. or this 32-inch tv with the roku built-in streaming from walmart that's just $125. but this one from best buy for 800 bucks is also available online. and online doorbusters are very real this year. in fact, walmart says 96% of its deals are also on its website. but the single best tv deal of the whole shopping weekend is not a store deal, not even an online deal. but an app only deal. >> we've seen so far amazon advertising a 50-inch hdtv for $150.
which is $90 below the cheapest tv we've ever seen in that size before. and that's the deal that's going to be available only through their mobile apps. >> reporter: other good deals today? laptops. fry's has this is model $137 off the lowest price ever and this 19-inch dell is $100 off the current low and available at best buy in store and again online all day. also the apple watch is on sale at target in a bundled deal that gets you a $100 gift card. let's talk about clothing. overall the economy's good and consumers are spending. but strangely, sales of clothing in retail outlets have been soft. what does that mean for you? well, sales. big ones. old navy in-store only, your whole purchase is 50% off. so shop wisely and remember black friday is a season. pace yourself, deal hunters. becky worley, abc news, new york. >> okay.
so when we come back, the force -- are you shopping? >> yeah, i am. >> you really are for those skirts? okay. "the force awakens"" a little more. >> we'll find out some celebrities how they spent their thanksgiving. "the skinny" up next. 60% off. that's a lot of money. >> i don't think that's in your color chart. >> announcer: "world news now" continue
topping the "skinny" this morning, we find many celebrities spent thanksgiving much like the rest of us. >> actress eva longoria and america ferrer were at the pacecy's thanksgiving day parade just like 3 million others and tweeted pictures. >> she still looks beautiful. >> carrie underwood let us know she's human too by showing us a picture of the pumpkin pie she burned. does not look good. >> maybe not entirely like the rest of us like this turkey. that's new england patriots quarterback tom brady scaring the heck out of his kids. >> that's kind of funny. >> kind of cute. >> and you know, that's pretty funny. that's cute. that's cute. cute, cute, cute. >> that dance. >> but you know it's tough work being a prince. britain's prince harry is in lesotho, africa where his african children's charity is based. >> he's still sporting that beard and dedicated a new building there partly named after his mother princess diana and danced with the children
there, as well. >> aside from the welfare of children, another cause he'll promote during his trip anti-poaching efforts and he'll meet with nelson mandela's widow. being a prince, he'll play some competitive polo tomorrow. i always wanted to take up polo. >> really? >> i just can't ride a horse. >> one little problem with that. >> coldplay though has released another track from its upcoming album "a headful of dreams," it's ever glowing. >> front man chris martin said he heard a surfer using the word and thought it describes a mood you get after a relationship has ended. not surprisingly, ever glow features martin's ex-wife gwyneth paltrow. take a listen. ♪ loving shadow there's a feeling within it, that ever glow ♪ >> other tracks feature guest vocals from martin's children and his current girlfriend and his current girlfriend anna belle.
we were jamming to it. >> there you go. you really like this one. >> down for it. fine, so much for ever glow. >> you still have the ever glow. >> the entire "headful of dreams" will be released a week from today. >> it also featured beyonce and the president. >> and the president of the united states, right. and also released on thanksgiving was a new trailer for "star wars" from another part of our parent company. >> okay, so we'll see hans solo, chewbacca and rey. this trailer posted on facebook concentrates not on the heroes but on the bad guys. the focus is on the newest arch villain kylo ren, but there's hope. we do see poe dameron leading x wing pilots against the barkside. >> all teams, give it everything you got. in this new trailer an ominous voice warns heroes they will have to face a very difficult test. >> ah, we'll have to wait for the film's debut in three weeks to find out what the that test is. >> just a quick reminder. >> disney is the parent company
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this has been medifacts for delsym®. this week was dominated by thanksgiving, of course, but there were some other stories, as well. >> chief among them was terror. the lockdown in belgium, fears here in the u.s. and comments by presidential candidates. it's all here in this week's "friday rewind." >> i watched when the world 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. >> did you see that happening though on 9/11? >> i saw the film of it, yes. >> in new jersey? >> yes. >> we are under siege like they said. it's a war, my friend. >> this whole city is on lockdown. everywhere you go, you see police officers with masks, machine guns.
>> yes. >> we are and continue to be and we have been concerned about copycat-like attacks. >> these exercises are vitally necessary in new york city, we are at this time very well prepared. >> they can't beat us on the battlefield, so they try to tearize us noose being afraid and to retreating from the world. and as president, i will not let that happen. >> several people hid in our dressing room, and the killers were able to get in and killed every one of them. >> tonight we honor the victims of the unimaginable violence that has taken place in paris this year and around the world. the entire world matters and peace is possible. ♪ >> his courage is an admirable example of the fact that the citizens of new orleans are not going to turn a blind eye to crime. >> it is graphic. it is violent. it is chilling. to watch a 17-year-old young man
die in such a violent manner is deeply disturbing. >> we prepared for so much snow. >> it's a bit of a shock coming from the warm weather that we had. so no, not really. >> so dangerous out here you really want to get your chains on so you can make the safest drive up there. ♪ >> and what do you like about the balloons? >> the balloons are ginormous. >> they are ginormous. >> so great to look at and see lisa mccree there. >> absolutely. don't forget monday is cyber-monday. >> and you can actually start shopping on sunday for them. >> and the first lady welcomes her christmas tree today. don't miss our updates on facebook. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
making news in america this morning, extreme weather overnight, floods forcing several rescues in the south while snow hits the north. all part of a system slamming the central plains where it's all heading right now. black friday madness. late night shoppers looking for the deals, the store where 15,000 people showed up and a tussle over towels. on the loose an elusive tiger missing for a month now. escaping from a zoofinally popping up on trailer. "the force awakens" and fans buzzing because of what this one shows. and we do say good friday morning to you. we're going to start with the extrem