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>> it is a very rare form of breast cancer that it's called secretory carcinoma and oy one in 1 million are diagnosed and she's the youngest 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 and net is a cervical cancer survivor. dad a desert storm veteran has been diagnosed withnonhodgkin's lymphoma. the medical bills astronomical. friends have set up a g fund me page to help them out. women who develop diabetes while they were pregnant c 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 abes. they also found that the longer a mom breastfeeds, the lower the risk of diabetes. another reason to breastfeed.
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>> makes you uncomfortable, doesn't it? turning to the weather on this very busy travel week, watch out in the st. >> 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. molry cochran is at accuweather. good morning. >> good morning kendis and reena. we are anticipating heavier amounts of snowcross the higher elevations of the pack northwest. sierra nevadas looking at 6 to 12 inches of snow, not necessarily a bad thing for brought 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 th 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 break and expecting some sunshine. now, the system kicks into ththe
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country's midsection for thanksgiving day bringing in some soaking rain from des moines to dallas. kendis and reena, back to you. >> molly, thank you so much. there's plenty of talk these days about turkey and stuffing. why don't we talk about pizza. >> dominos is making it easier toesz order pizza. customer get a small button device and program it wit their preferred pizza. when it's time to order, hit the button and the pizza shows up at your door. >> the new option is debuting in britain. no word on whether the button will be coming to the u.s. if you 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. makes a lot of sense.
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pizzas in the newsroom? it's tonight. >> 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. >> did we have to show all those adds for pizza. >> first, new delopments from the presidential race and new controversial comments from dold 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 critic of the syrian refugees is coming under more scrutiny this morning. >> donald trump already under fire over his comments what he claims to have w 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 deep ear into a 9/11 controversy. first he insisted he saw post 9/11 celebrations in jersey
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city, new jersey. >> 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. >> reporter: just last night he told a crowd in 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: he continues to talk about 9/11 and celebrations he insists he saw in jersey city, new jersey, after the attatacks despite criticism. he tweeted a "washington post" story from days after 9/11 which reported law enfcement questioning a none of people allegedly seen celebrating the attacks. >> the reporters arere calling all day, all night. they want to find out, did trump make a mistake. so i have some good people.
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and believe me, it's being eared off plenty of stuff. ththeyon't like that. because that's not good for the liberal cause. >> republican riv ben carson said he saw those celebrations too. >>eporter: 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 sawideo of rallies from the mideast, not new jersey. as for some trump supporters in ohio, they say candidates make mistakes and trump is only human. abc news, new york. 68 days before theowa caucuses. i think tngs will get a lot more interesting. >> uh-huh. when we come back, tonight is the grand fale of "dancing with the stars." so who g booted off the dance floor last night? >> how one faithful hgtv viewer saved a show's host's life. "the skinny" up next. >> "world news now" continues
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stations. time now for "the skinny" and the leaderboard just g a little lighter. >> on theirst night of the finale of "dancing with the stars" the final four performining two separate dances. including the all-important
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freestyle before the final elimination. >> carlos and whitney. >> becau it has been life-changing. my marriage is so much stronger. i've made somome amazing friends. most importantly like i've learned so much about myself. >> carlos pane vega earned perfect scores after three rounds in last week's show. that leaves bindi irwin, nick carter, alek skarlatotos to dance for theirror 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 all stepped up their game. >> this was one of my favorites. this was really good. >> beautiful. next saved by a fan. hgtv's tark he will mew sa who hosts "flip or flop" is crediting a v viewer from dallas with saving his life.
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him to get a lump on his neck checked by a doctor. that lump turned out to be thyroid cancer. >> the rse's name is ryan reed. we'd are so thankful for her. >> you look good. >> n too bad. it's healing. 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 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 caer now in remission. viewers, we always pay attention to what you have to say. >> mostly the good stuff. next an amazing story about presidentt obama. this past summer he stunned the world during his eulogy for a
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racially motivated church shooting in charleston, south carolina. amazing grace how sweet the sound >> incredible. i thought he did wellll. >> he sounded great. he's doneome al g green and such. president obama's heartfelt words will now be the centerpiece of coldplay's new album "a head full of dreams," along g with beyonce, know gallagher. >> the album set for release on december 4th finally the amazing grace of c christie brinkley. she doesn't have a new album or new show. >> but she has this. hello. jaw dropping photo of herself. the 61-year-old stunner is on vacation with her kids in turks and caicos. >> she is shari her beauty secrets in her new book "timeless beauty," which is now available. she alwaways looksgrt. >> she does look good.
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>> everyone's uptown girl. >> good genes or good doctors. >> good genes.
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start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. can you belelieve it, nearly four decades since the world fell in love with rocky balboa. >> now already generating oscar buzz. can you believe there, 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 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.
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so michael, you are playing the role of creed. of course, apollo creed's son. 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 took the pressure off of me to not compete and compare with anything 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 weather and sly. they were cut to a t. we wanted to set the bar pretty high. >> helping jordan transform into the role, rocky balboa himself, sylvesterer 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 h a cover shoot for men's fitness. therere's a rson w you're on the cover of men's fitness. >> i am on the cover. did you see that?
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>> did see at. a lot of people have seen that. >> i'm super proud of that. >> what did it take to get to that point. >> extreme diet change. 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. >> will look just like you? >> thing like me just a little bit. >> thank you. amy robach, abc news, new york. grilled chicken and occoli. >> loub 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 rob he wears it was a mistake by the wardrobe department. he freestyled that. >> accidentally. >> well, good. >> this is abc's "world news
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two decades. good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. here are some o of the top headlines we're following this morninon "world news now." brussels is on lockdown for a fourth day amid warnings of a possible terror attack. a suspect wanted in thettacks was last seen ere. meanwhile a suicide vest has been found in a paris suburb. >> the state department has issued a rare worldwide travel alert. u.s. citizens are urged to be vigilant because known terror groups and copycats continue to plan attacks. the warning comes during the busiest ravel week of the year. the two men have been arrested for the murder of a pastor's wife in indianapolis. police say the suspects were burglarizing homes but amanda blackburn was shot in the back of the head. there's a hearing this morning.
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fresh scrutiny this morning for another claim he's making about what he says he witnessed during the 9/11 t terror attacks in new york city. those are some of our top stories on this tuesday, november 24th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. developments a and the alleged eighth suspect in the paris terror attacks. >> he was last seen in brussel sells belgium where a lockdown is in its fourths day. abc's matt gutman is in brussels. >> reporter: the most t wanted m in the world, salah abdeslam, still on the runnd a new mystery. authorities believe he is not alone. this, as a suicide belt has turned up in a subururb of par, ten days later. the question tonight -- did it belong to abdeslam? the night after the attacks, authorities say his cell phone signal was pinging in the very same suburb.
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attacker and his accomplices continues, the belgian prime minister extending that alert of an imminent possible terror attack for another week. brussels, the seat of nato, on lockdown. s.w.a.t. teams in macks swarming the neighborhood of molenbeek. ong the arrested, a fourth man linked to the paris attacks from this one belgian neighborhood. we watched some of those raids unfold, imbedding with a brussels police officer. >> we're under siege. >> reporter: under siege. it's a war, my friend. >> reporter: driving right up to those road blocks. thishole city is on lockdown. everywhere you go, you see police officers with masks, machine guns. army. >> yes. >> reporter: the center city on lockdown. police warning us -- >> if we start shooting, you're in the cross fire. >> reporter: investigators also confirming that a second bomber, this man, infiltrated europe, posing as a regee. registering in the greek island of leros. so many of those occurred in this neighborhood. ur of the attackers lived
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within blocks of where i'm standing. at the end of this square lived the last fugitive right next to the police station. matt gutman, abcbc news, brussels. >> next that new warning for american travellers as the buestsiravel week of the year ts under way. u.s. cities on alert this morning. new york conducted drills, practicing what to do in the event of a suicide attack. the los angeles airport preparing, as well. security stepped up at transportation centers all across t country. the threat not just from the terror groups overseas. >> we are and we ctinue to be and we e have been concerned about copycat-like attacks. >> the state department says the alert is not based on any specific intelligence about ann imminent attack. itit is noteant to stop americans they say from traveling, just to make sure they exercise vigilance. >> the fight against isis is the reason for a trip to washington for thfrench president. president hollande is urging a
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battle isis but he's likely to leave disappointed because president obama has indicated he does not plan to dramatically change u.s. goals in iraq and syria. >> speaking of the president, is he vowing to get to the bottom of reports that intelligence reports on isis where is actually doctored. at issue is whether analysts at central command or centcom as it's known painted a more optimistic picture of u.s. victories over the terror group. >> 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 aded clear-eyed intelligence. >> the ahead of centcom says he never ordered or suggestioned reports be altered to sweeten the intelligce. the governo of indiana is facing a federal lawsuit over his attempts to block syrian refugees from settling in the states. republican mike pence suspended
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following the paris attack. the lawsuit says that is violates the equal protection clause of the constitution because indiana accepts refugees from oer countries. >> police in new orleans arrested a man for a shooting that grabbed national headlines. cops say the suspect tried to kill a medical studedent who saw a crime being committed and stopped to help. ryan owens is in new orleans this morning. >> reporter: surveillance video shows 25-year-old peter gold, a fourth-year medical student at tulalane univeity, as a gunman shoots him in the stomac watch as the shooter tries to finish him off with at least two shots to the head. his gun jams and the aspiring doctor lives. >> his courage is an admirirable example of the fact that the citizens of new orleans are not going to turn a blind eye to crime. >> reporter: at 4:00 friy morning, surveillance cameras catch a drunk young g woman stuming alone down a new orleans street. watch as the gunman approaches. moments later, you can see him dragging the woman towards his suv.
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enter the medical student. there's gold's car. watch as he spots the trouble and races the wrong way down a one-way street to confront the gunman. 21-year-old euric cain is charged with attempted murder. new orleans police say he's confessed to shooting the good samaritan. dr. gold is recovering in the hospital behind me. his family says he's in guarded condition. that woman he helped escape, she has only minor injuries and it might not surprise to you find out dr. gold's friends say he's e kind of guy who always has your back. ryan owens, abc news, new orleans. authorities are investigating laser strikes that hit planes near love field in dallas on suns night. seven were inbound southwest airlines flights. the other was a private plane that's according to the federal aviation administration. the laser poiing appears to come from the same area about four miles north of the airport.
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southwest pilot repted a minor eye injury. a man in georgia suffered 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 uck. then without putting the truck in park he jumped out. he tried to run away. the truck ran ovehis 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 i miller. >> of course. >> first name is not -- last name is not light though the. >> was his first name bud. >> there you go. did you at least get to have a 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 dresseds 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
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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 costume w was tracked down and arrested. he's charged with armed robbery and other counts. i guess we can chalk one up for the force. >> oh, boy. >> w needs aightsaber when you've got ranch dressing. 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 childldren werecared at first but then e 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 ere. the music did sound like this also.
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right there, one of them almost beached himself. >> see, florida. just buy a ticket, come down. we provideheentertainment. >> and the snacks clearly. >> all right. >> coming up expert money saving advice on staying warm when you turn off the furnace this winter. >> do you really need to get in line now to get the deepest discowens on holiday gifts? >> and later th hottest holiday toys the kids of all ages will want toind under the christmas tree. >> in great falls tonight at 7: p.m., rudph the red-knowsed at the mansfield theater. quoting here, fun for the whole famimily. >> "world news now" weather. brought to you by febreze. karl, don't you have friends coming over? yeah, so? it stinks in here. you've got to wash this wholele roo are you kidding? wash it? let's wash it with febreze.
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footage appearing to steal packages delivered to an aparartment building. he was seen faking a bicycle. police say the thief was hitting the building three times already this month. 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 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 abobout 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
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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 elelectronicslike 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 nday, 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. theswill help you comparison shop, so you are guaranteed to get the very best deal. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. got to get m 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. >> looook at you. >> too soon for that joke?
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these are all your diamonds. reena, reena. >> thanknk 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 gd ece of advice, watch out for somemes 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 ideasor kids. >> we'll check out some of the year's hottest toys from muppet puppets to lightsabers. these are things you haven't heard about i bet. next on "world news now."
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stations.tt2watz'@>4 bt@qv?x tt2watatz'@>4 @qf3< tt2watz'@>4 bm@qm80 tt4watz'@>4 " dztq g[< tt4watz'@>4 " entq 7_\ tt4watz'@>4 " gzt& .x$ tt4watz'@>4 " hnt& >vh tt4watz'@>4 " iztq t?0 tt4watz'@>4 " jntq fop tt4watz'@>4 " lzt& ^", it's that special time of year again when you s shoulde making your list and checking it twice. if you need help with ideas you're in luck. toy insider mom lori schacht with the hottest toys this holiday season. lcome back.
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>> there are toys this year that fit every budget and for every child. we're going to look at really basic toys. there's a lot of great hi-tech stuff. look what we're starting th, you. mets which just became part of the toy hall of fame. look at these beautifulul puppets. i'll take miss piggy. these are me 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 evereryone isoing 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.
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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 baie. >> play sets encourage imagination. they play for hours. there is a new line called 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 th. into her bakerynd we have
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clementine right here. there are smart points on this. when we put her down, she'll talk to us. >> that is cute. >> it is reall cute. >>hat's very cute. >> when her friends are with her, they can talk to each other. >> y 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 a 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 vehicles. you're going to be able to play with lightsabers. it's awesome. talk about the force. i'm going to come over here. i want to talk to you about these lightsabers.s. >> all right. >> so every kid loves to -- look
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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.c. >> 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. >>usust that easy. okay. this is fantastic. this would be great on the show when the producers donon't listen to what i'm saying. just whip this out fm 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 ristmas. >> 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 dot know the artist. cording 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
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putting a freeze onnheir savings. >> the heating last year was quite a surprise. >> 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 cras and holes in your house. that's where 25 to 40% of the average home's warmtheaks outs. >> some leaks are harder to find. others easier to find. ben says pay special attention to the windows in your lndry room where we find a hole. >> every time you turn your dryer on you're creating gative pressure pulling more airr into th house into the fix fill it up with foam sealant. don't overlook thin areas you might not be able to seeee but are still costing you money like behind radiators. using a thermal camera, you can see the dark area where heat is
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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 0 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 benitetez, 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 u. >> wow. that's incredible. >> that is great.
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rain than made it snow. 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 byy using discounted gift cards to buy presents. a sneaky way around the retail sysystem thawill gave you money. it's tuesday, november 24th. from abc news, this is "world news now." hi, everyby.
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good morning to you on yet another busy tuesday morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. we begin the hal 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 i belgium, brussels is on lockdown for yet another day with threats imminent. our cerage 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 prering 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
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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, increang 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 dn't follow crew instruction. one of several similar incidents this past week. in each case, the passengers were cleareded and putn other flights. and that alert is worldwideut
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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 phohos of suspicious activity. the new mantra, if you see something, send something. cecilia vega, abc nenews, 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 llande is expected to see more coordinated anti-is 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
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police and soldiers on alert. authorities explaining schools 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 rson has now been charged in belgium. this i connection with the paris attacks. abc news also learning the searchor 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 ldd on the night of the attacks. thee french military confirming it has launched its first air strikes against isis outside syria. now bombing isis targets i in iraq. this on the same day more victims are laid to rest as brith and french leaders paid
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vowing to work together to defeat isis. >> we must do more t to tackle the threat of returning foreign fighters. this requires a pan european effort. >> reporter: as for the situation in belgium, officials y they areeing 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 b 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 northf the airport. and the faa reports that one pilot reported a minor eye injury. the two men charged with the
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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 m may have been involved. gio benitez with more. >> reporter: charges filed in the murder of 28-year-old pregnant motother 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 blackbuburn 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 e front do 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.
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taylor syed 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 head. 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 slewf evidencee 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 n 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
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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. lolouis ram quarterback may have suffered a concussion. case keenum's head slammed into the ground. appeared staggered but stayed in the game. two days later he fumbled which led to baltimorore's winning field goal. the league i 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.
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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 aga 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. ofrse, we have the other team undefeated so far. crickets. >> north carolina. >> carolina. >> crickets. >> i had to pause for a moment. to see if viewers from home knew that one. >> the panthers, of course, as well. so have you two teams undefeated. >> boy. >> revenge is ugly for tom brarady and the patriots. >> yep. nothing undeflated about that one. >> joe buck i is learning right now.
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about to show you a $1.5 million dress and you've probably seen it before. >> also ahead, how quickly can you solve the rubik's cube? meet a 14-yeaold 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 l 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 yourur life inrance that guarantees your rate can never go up at any time, for any reason. but be careful. many policies you see do not he one, but you can get a lifetime rate lock through the colonial penn program. call this number
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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 unersity also came together after somne painted pro isis graffiti on a campus landmark. the message was pained over with a new message which said god bless americamong other frock slogans. the fbi is hoping video will help track down the cprits there. >> anti-muslim tensions that got a student booted out of his high school mou now the subject off 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
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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 clasass. his attorney asking irving isd and the city for public apologies and $15 llion. >> the numbers are huge and we admit that. but the damages that have been caed 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 aft 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 hx bomb to school. the attorney claims school officials and police knew what
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they just decided not to because of his race, religion and ethnicity and that the city and school officials tn fanned the flames in a divided community. >> you can find other cases ere 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 involvemenent i in th cas now, he and his law firm are getting a taste of some of that backlash. jason wheele channel news. >> it was the qatar foundation for education, science and community development that gave him an invitation to moveo 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
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hour, donald trump and 9/11. after insisting he saw thousands ofof people cheering in jersey city as the towers collapsed. this morning what he's now saying about what he saw happening at those towers. >> first getting a jump on your holiday shopping. how playing your cards right can lead to deep discounts on items that almost never go on sale. that's next on "world news now." "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. today, 1 out of every 4 american kids is hispanic.
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>> that's the christmas sound track. >> how did they get a recording of me singing in the showower? >> that is -- that's a good little sound track. isn't it? of course, with black friday approaching, my of us are already looking beyond the thanksgiving dinner menu and going straight to the sales ads. >> this morning we have one vvy 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 p $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
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so i brought this card online for $83 but just used 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 makeu 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 them out which is a little unnerving. will they work? most of them did no problem. but i wit one gift card that didn't work. buy from a site that has a guarantee. i contacted custome 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 sleww of
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target gift cards thahat wer 10% off. don't forget warehouse clubs like cost. 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? discounted cards vetted and good 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 cocoupon. you will stack up huge discounts as you shop this holiday season. becky worley, abc news, n 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 getet 50% off.
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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 brisban 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. something. second. >> i wonder if it is the battle of the lightning. >> looks pretty nice.
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>> so there was a big rubik's cube competitition in maryland. how long do you think it took the winner to solve an entire rubik's cubee 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 225 seconds. >> little known fact,ustin 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
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making the next phase easier. >> all of that in 4.9 seconds. >> yeah. well the who 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 believee 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 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. >> you knit nice sweers for them.
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these for the chickens who 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 abobout 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.
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"world news now." >> and good morning on this busy tuesday morning.g. i'reena ninan. >> 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 hololiday wee the government is urging vigilance after a month of terror attacks and new threats. >> the alert coming as millions head to the airportsts 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 depament has issued a worldwide travel alert to all americans "due too increed
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terrorist threats." it says current information suggests isil and other terrorist groups continue 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 f from syriand iraq. extremists have targeted large sporting events, theaters, open markets and aviation services. >> respond code three to training exercise. >> reporteter: as serity 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 exerce 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
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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. several european cities on the highest alert. brussels in its fourth day of 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 wiwith president obama today. the president of germany tomorrow as well as russian president vladimir putin on thursday. the u.s. has remained eptical of coordinating any anti-terror efforts with the russians. president obobama has dered an investigation into whether telligence reports were doctored to present a rosier picture of u.s. successes against isis.
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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
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intelligence report at the time 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 soiersrs on boar all four we are told were killed. they were on a routine training mission. the army says the cause of the crash is ununknown and that it is opening an investigation into this incident. in indiana, two men arrested for the murder of a young
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pastor's wife two weeks ago. a crime that shocked the countr officials say it was part of a string of rglaries in indianapolis that day. davy blackburn had left the door locked 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 blackburnill 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 beg shot in the stomach. the mayor says gold has a difficult recovery ahead. >> thiis a hard story. tragic medicalews 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
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>> it is a very rare form of breast cancer,hat 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 is 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 lympho. the medical bills astronomical. friends have set up a go fund me page to help them out. >> wen 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. >> makeses you uncfortable, doesn't it?
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turning to the weather on this very busy travel week, watch out in the west. >> 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 wier 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 lookingng 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 ththe shadesf 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 thksgiving day bringing in
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some soaking rain from des moines to dallas. kendis and reena, back to you. >> 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. stomers 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 shoululd 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 doe't want to cook. she's got the turkey to worry about. >> nther does daddy. yeah, makes a lot of sense, doesn't did. >> how about we order?
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>> yes, scott. >> it's tonight. >> why don't y -- >> 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? >>lso 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 e governorf indiana is facing a federal lawsuit over his attempts to block syrian refugees from settlingng 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 overr 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 vering the republicans. >> donaltrump 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.
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trade center came tumbling down. 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 d i witnesd it. i watched that. >> reporter: trump continues to 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 rerted law enforcement questioning a number of people allegedly seen celebrating the attas. >> 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.
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they don like that. because that's not good for the liberal cause. >> 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 h he apologized for that comment saying he saw video of post 9/11 rallies from the mideast, not new jersey. as for some trump supporters in ohio, they say candidates make mistakes and trump is only human. abc news, new york. >> 68 days before the iowa caucuses. i think things will get a lot more interesting. >> uh-huh. wh we come back, tonight is the gnd finale of "dancing with the stars." so who got booted off the dance floor lalast night >> how one faithful hgtv viewer saved a show's h host's li. "the skinny" up next. >> "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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stations. 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. incling the all-important freestylbefore the final
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>> 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 penanavega eard 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 "flior flop" with his wife christina is crediting an eagle eyed viewer from dallas with
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saving his life. she wrote into the show urging him to get a lump on his neck checked by a doctor. that lump turned out to be 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. 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
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church shooting in charleston, south carolina. amazingrace 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.s. hello. jaw dropping photo of herself. she instagramd yesterday. the 61-year-old stunnerer is on vacation with her kids in turks and caos. >> she is sharing her beauty secrets in her new book "timeless beauty," which is now available. she always looks great. >> she does look good.
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>> good genes or good doctors. i always ask these questions. >> good genes.
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start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. >>can you believe it, nearly four decades since the world >> now already generating oscar buzz. can u 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 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.
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role of creed. of course, apollo creed's son. 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'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.
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>> i'm super proud of that. >> what did it take to get to that point? >> extreme diet change. i stripped down my diet completely. grild 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'llook 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 facabout rocky, do you know it was shot in 28 days? that robe he wearsrs it was 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
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two decades. good mning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." brussels is on lockdown for a fourth day amid warnin of a poible terror attack. a suspect wanted in the attacks was last seen there. meanwhile a suicide vest has been found in a paris suburb. where signals from his cell phone were picked up. >> the state department has issued a rare worldwide travel alert. u.s. citizens are urged to be vigilant because known terror groups and copycats continue to plan attacks. the warning comes during the busiest travel week of the year. the two men have been arrested for the murder of a pastor's wife in indianapolis. police say the suspects were burglarizing hom but amanda blackburn was shot in the back of the head. there's a hearing this morning. and donald trump facining fresh scrutiny this morning for
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another claim he's making about what he says he witnessed during the 9/11 tror attacks in new york city. those are some of our top stories on this tuesday, november 24th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. we begegin this lf hour with new developments and the international manhunt for the alleged eighth suspect in the paris terror attacks. >> he was last seen in brussels, belgium where a lockdown is in its fourth day. abc's matt gutman is in brussels. >> reporter: the most wanted man in the world, salah abdeslam, still on the run and a new mystery. authorities believe he is not alone. this, as a suicide belt has turned up in a suburb of paris, ten days later. the question, did it belong to salah abdeslam? the night after the attacks, authorities say his cell phone same suburb.
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attacker and his accomplices contins, the belgian prime minister extending that alert of an imminent possible terror attack for another week. brussels, the seat of nato, on lockdown. s.w.a.t. teams in masks swarming the neighborhood of molenbeek. among the arrested, a fourth man linked to the paris attacks from this one belgian neighborhood. we watched some of those raids unfold, embedding with a brussels police offificer. >> we're under siege. >> reporter: under siege. it's a war, my friend. >> reporter: driving right up to those road blocks. this whole city is on lockdown. everywhere you go, you see police officers with masks, machine guns. army. >> yes. >> reporter: the center city on lockdown. police warning us >> if we start shooting, you're in t the crossire. >> reporter: investigators also confirming that a second bomber, ththis man, filtrated europe, posing as a refugee. registering in the greek island of leros. so many of those s.w.a.t. raids
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happened right here in this neighborhood neighborhood. four of the attackers lived within blocks of where i'm standing. at thend of this square lived the last fugitive right next to the police station. matt gman, abc news, brussels. >> next that new warning for american travellers as the busiest travel week of the year gets under way. u.s. cities on heightened alert this morning. w york conducted drills, practicing what to do o in the event of a suicide attack. the los angeles airport preparing, as well. security stepped up at transportation centers all across the country. the threat not just from terror groups overseas. >> we arand we continue to be and we have been concerned about copycat-like attacks. >> the state department says the alert is not based on any specific intelligence about an imminent attack. it is not meant to stotop americans they say from traveling, just to make sure they exercise vigilance. >> the fight againinst isis the reason for a one-day trip to washington for the french president. francois hollande meets with
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he's urging a more coordinated effort to battle sifs but he's likely to leave disappointed. that's because president obama a has indited he does not plan to dramatically change u.s. goals in iraq and syria. >> speaking of the president, is he vowing to get to the bottom of reports that intelligence reports on isis where e is -- were actually doctored. at issue is whether analysts at central command or centcom as it's known painted a more opoptimisticicture of u.s. victories over the terror group. >> 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 head of centcom says he never ordered or suggested that reports be altered to swten the intelligence. the governor of indiana is facing a federal lawsuit over his attempts to block syrian refugees from settling ithe states. republican mike pence suspended the resettlement of syrians following the paris attack.
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the lawsuit says that violates the equal protection clause of the constitution because indiaiana accepts refugees from other countries. >> police in new orleans have arrested a man for a shooting that grabbed national headlines. cops say the suspect tried to ll a medical student who saw a crime being committed and then he stopped to help. abc's rhinowens is in new orleans this morning. >> reporter: surveillance video shows 25-yeaold peter gold, a fourth-year medical student at tulane university, as a a gunman shoots him in the stomach. watch as the shooter tries to finish him off with at least two shots to the head. his gun jams and the aspiring doctor lives. >> his courage is an admirable example of the fact that the cititizens of w orleans are not going to turn a blind eye to crime. >> reporter: at 4:0000 friday morning, surveillance cameras catc a young woman stumbling alone down a new orleans street. watch as the gunman approaches. moments later, you can see him dragging the woman towards his suv.
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enter the medical student. there's gold's car. watch as he spots the trble and races the wrong way down a one-way street to confront the gunman. 21-year-old euric cain is charged with attempted murder. new orleans police say he's confessed to shooting the good samaritan. dr. gold, a title we certainly think he's earneds recovering in the hospital behind me. his family says he's in guarded condition. that w woman he lped escape, she has onlyinor injuries s and it might not surprise you to find out, dr. gold's friends say he's the kind of guy who always has your back. ryan owens, abc news, new orleans. authorities are investigating laser strikes that hit planes near love field in dallas on sunday night. seven were inbound southwest airlines flights. the other was a private plane according to federal aviation administration. the laser pointing appeared to come from the same area about four miles north of the airport. the faa says at least one southwest pilot reported a minor
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eye injury. a man in georgia suffered 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 the injuries that we mentioned. by the way, ththe guy acsed in e heist of the truck, his last name is miller. >> of course. >> first name is not -- last name is not light though. >> was his first name bud? >> there you go. did he at least g to have a beer? >> doesn't seem like it. >> poor guy. a man in florida was in the spirit for the new "star wars" movie. we thank him but he ud 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 ught him off by hitting him with a jar of ranch dressing. the locals and authorities
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really didn't knonow what tmake 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 vavader costume was tracked down and arrested. hehe's charg with armed robbery and other counts. i guess we can chalk one up for the force. >> oh, boy. >> who needs a lightsaber when you've got ranch dressing. florida. >> i know, my home state. here's something that could spoil your family outing. a shark feeding frenzy just off the beacach. a woman who shot thisideo says her four children were scared at first but then they actually enjoyed the unique experience of seeing the sharks outside the aquarium. >> guess where this was, panama city, florida. >> good times in florida. >> figure 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
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apartment building. the suspect was also seen taking a bicycle. police say the alleged 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 e early the pressure is on for other retailers to roll back the prices. even before the thanksgiving turkey is cooked. who better to tell us about it, our rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: shoppers already camping out. these in montclair, california, hoping to be the first in line for the black friday sales rush. buthis year, even less reason to trade in your turkekey 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
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retailers, finding the best day to shop for jewelry is thanksgiving. for clothes, thanksgiving and the days leaeading up 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 nday, 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 monday. >> i got to get my cabbage patch.h. still waiting from the '80s for. so the best day to shop for jewelry thanksgivingng. if only tiger woods had followed that on that thanksgiving. >> look at you. >> too soon for that joke? but rereallyly. these are all l your diands.
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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 whole lot. >> you know what they also say, you do have to watch out, a good piecof advice, watch out for sometimes stores try to unload their old stock items with sales. so you got watch out. >> i still take the old tvs. >> you don't mind old tvs? that's why your picture quality is never any good. >> coming up, gift ideas for kids. >> we'll check out some of the year's hottest toys from muppet puppets to lightsabers. these are things you haven't heard about i bet. next on "world news now." "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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>> there are toys this year that fit every budget and for every child. we're going to look at really basic toys. there's a lot of great hi-tech stuff. look what we're starting witith, puppppets which by the way just became part of the toy hall of fame. look at these beautiful puppets. i'i'm going to give you kermit. these are made by madame they're great because they the kids. they're all detailed. and now everyone can bring the muppets home. >> that's great. >> right? do you like it? >> miss piggy, i take you back. i take y back. >> allight. >> 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.
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i believe it's going to o be a real tear jerker for some parerents. >> 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 we've got 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 lovely ride. >> it's a new generation of barbie. >> i love play sets. play sets encourage imagination. they play for hours. there is a new line called flipsies. each set is a two in one. this one comes with clementine. this is her birthday party that she's at. buthe always wanted to be a baker. so watch what happens. all we do is 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 othis.
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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 put them on the smart points and they'll be talking to each other. >> you buy the friends separately. >> or you can buy a lot of differentsets. this is one set but there's a whole line of them. >> how much is this? >> this is about $44. >> okay. >> this is the year of "star wars." >> yeah. >> eveone is waiting for "the force awaken coming out in everyone's talking about it. 3.0. we can still play games with our favori characters. kids are going to love this. theyeye going to be able to go into this world and drive authentic "star wars" vehicles. 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. at you getting into it. you love it.
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i 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 almamanac, thiwinter is expected to be super cold with many areas seeing a slew of snow. >> thankfully, fuel prices are down. there are also still ways too cut your heating bill even more. here's abc's gio benitez. >> meet the vaughn family barrington, rhode island. parents brian and amanda love their new home but say the frigid new england winters are putting a freeze on their
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savings. >> the heating last year was quite a surprise. >> a s surprise deed. their yearly gas and electric bills totaling 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 guys reaeady to sa some 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 arharder to find. others are easier to find. like when you have a big hole in the oor there. >> reporter: ben says pay special attention to the windows in your laund room m where we find a hole. >> every time you turn your dryer on you're creating negative pressure pulling more air into the house. >> reporter: 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.
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we install reflective backing to direct some of the heat t back into the room. >> for the whole house, this is going to save you probably $48 each and every year. >> reporter: finally buy a s smart thermostat from honeywell or one from nest. in addition to controlling it with your smartphone, it monitors your family's heating habits and automatically turns off when not needed, even if you forget. >> just this winter alone, we expect you're going to see over0 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 $10 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.
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in than made it snow. 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. the muslim teen arrested after his homemade clock was mistaken for a bomb is suing. the lawsuit seeking millions. >> and later, saves not once, but twice, by using discounted gift cards to buy presents. a sneaky w way arounthe retail system that will gave you money. it's tueuesday, nomber 24th. from abc news, this is "world news now." hi, everybody. good morning to you on yet
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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 attacks. >> 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 o a suspecin the deadlyttacks 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 attack >> reporter: isis promising attacks in this propaganda video, showing images of
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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 coulhappen here. it could happen anywhere. but here in new york city, the new york city police department is theost 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 ofof holiday travel, from train stations to airports, stepped up police presence. jitters flying high. this southwest airlines flight diverted to nsas 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
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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 pas attacker, the french president arrivein washington toy. francois hollande is expecteto see more coordinated anti-isis operations that would include both the u.s. and russia. leaders will hold a news conference later ts morning. hollande visits moscow on thursday. well, in europe, the capital city of brussels remains virtually shut down 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. abc's elizabeth hur reports.
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>> reporter: belgium's capital on lockdown with heavily armeded lice andoldiers on alert. authorities explaining schools ansubways will reopen but brussels will remain under the country's highest terror alert until next monday. calling the threat serious and the possible attacks similar to those in paris. the prosecutor adding as part of their ongoing anti-terror operation a fourth pererson has now been charged in beium. this in connection with the paris attacks. abc news also learning the search f the attack's eighth suspect is intensifying salah intensifying with investigators believing he is not alone an frenchfficials are now examining an explosive vest dumped in a paris suburb where salah's cell phone signal was last loced 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
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defeat isis. >> we must do more to tackle the threat of returning foreign fighters. this requires a pan-european effort. >> reporter: as for the situation in belgium, officials y 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 yo >> thank you, elizabeth. a u.s. army helicopter has crashed in south korea killing two pilots on board. the apache aircraft went down while on a routine training mission about 80 miles east of seoul. reports say it may havcome into contact with high voltage power lines or a nearby steel tower because wires were discovered in the wreckage. and planes were hit with the laser pointernear 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
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in indianapolis are due in court this morning. authorities say her death was part of a crime spree, and the suspects face many other charges, as well. a third person may have been involved. abc's gio benitez reports. >> 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 comtted two other burglaries earlier that morning. >> it started with the initial burglary, and evidence from that burglary led us to the subsequenturglaries and then the homicide. >> reporter: a amanda's sband, 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
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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 head. 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 ve a slew of evidence from all of those burglaries proving they have the r right susct. that third alleged accomplice is still under investigation. gio benitez, 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 accud now attributed to a serial rapist never caught. vargas remains in prison on minor immigrgration ises. his attorney eects those to be cleared up soon no a major court ruling in the battle over abortion. and now.
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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. 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 sunda against the ravens. he struggled getting up and appeared staggered but stayeyed in the game. two plays later, he fumbled which led to baltimore's winning field goal. the league is asking why keenum wasn't removed from the game to undergoal required evuations. 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. ththank you. i thank you, kendis. >> deserved. >> it was bill belichick and the
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undefeated patriots hosting rex ryan and the buffalo bills. the game was tide at 3-3, when tom brady found james white for a 20-yard touch down. in the thihird quart, the bills had it tied again at ten when e night from six yards out. each team tackled on a field goal to end it. which mean -- do you know what this means? >> no, what? >> this means the defending super wl 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. >> i had to pause for a moment. to see if viewers from home knew that one. >> the panthers, of course, as well. so have you two teams undefeated. >> boy. >> revenge is ugly for tom brady and the patriots. >> yep. nothing undeflat about that one. >> joe buck is learning right
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coming up, "the mix," we're about to show you a $1.5 million dress and you've probably seen it before. 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. we're revealing some retail secrets. and cck out our behind-the-scenes pics on instagram for lots of sports trivia including football. you're watching "world news now." so please, write down the numberr 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 numbmber
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students at san diego state rallied against islamaphobia after an attack on a muslim student la week. in that attack, police say a young man ripped off a woman's headscarf while pushing her. the assault is now being investated 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 painted over with a new message which said "god bless america," among other slogans. the fbi is hoping video will help track down the culprits there. antiuslim tensions that got a student bootedd out of his high school now thing subject of a lawsuit. >> ahmed mohamed brought a homemade clock to school that one teacher thought was a bomb. now he and his family are
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fighting back. jason wheeler has the story. >> reporter: more than two months after this controversial ock 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 t city of irving 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 incalculable. >> reporter: from his offices, attorney kelly hollingsworth is since relocated out of the country to qatar. the attorney claims after a the clock, he was subjected to on campus detention anand a seve on one interrogation that went on for approximately an ur and 25 minutes. ahmad constantly was pressured
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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. but what you can't find is the secondhase of all of this, which is when they went out into the media and had an orchestrated campaign against a 14-year-old. >> reporter: hollingsworth says the family wants to return to texas, but didn't feel safe here anymore because of threats. on day o one of hipublic 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 invititation n toove to qatar. they took it. >> very quick.
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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, donaldld trump a 9/11. afr insisting he saw thousands of people cheering in jersey city as the towers c collapsed this morning what he's now saying about what he saw happening at those towers. but first, getting a jump on your holiday shopping. how playing your cards right can lead to deep d discountsn items that almost never go on sale. that's nt on "world news now." "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. today, 1 out of every 4 american kids is hispanic.
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[ cats meowing to christmas music ] >> that's the christmas soundtrack. >> 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 strategy for getting deep discounts on items that almost never go on sale. here's a hint. it's all in the e cards. abc's becky worley. >> reporter: gift cards are hot and goodod news. you can n buy themt a discount. and i memean why wldn'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 thenly way to get a
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a coveted item. so i bought this card online for $83 but just used it to buy $100 worth of presents. that's a win. gift card discount method number on clearing houses like card cash.com, raise and gift card granny. yes, gift card granny. i bought a bloomingdale's gift rd for $86 but used it to buy $100 worth of makeup. makeup never goes on sale, but i've essentially got 15% off. e fear of buying these is that they're fraudulent. no money loaded on them and some are electronic meaning you print them out which is a little unnerving. will they work? most of them did no problem.m. bui 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. back to the deal hunting. method two, gift cards go on sale big-time this week.
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last year, i bought a slew of target gift cards that were 10% off. don't forget warehouse clubs like c costco. they often have the cards on sale with even more offer this holiday week of shopping. finally one of the best places to buy ebay. hold on. i'm not t talking aut buying a card from another ebay user. no, ebay the company sells them directly. see on the top of their homepage? discounted cards vetted and good 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 u will sta 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. but we are told 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
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of scamsters around the country. >> you would never do that though. >> no. > but we 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 yesterda we're getting word -- look at this. 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 imprpressive.
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>> nobody was harmed. so, there was a big rubik's cube competition in maryland. how long do you think it took 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 second >> 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 sonds. >> 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 actually do that as well. in less than a minute or so. >> i've en him do it. >> apparently here's a trick. you want to start first they say and solve the white across.
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remmends it, you want to create white across on the top face of the cube first making the next phase easier. >> all of that in 4.9 seconds. >> yeah. 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 ofoz" that was worn by dorothy by judy garland. it was sold at aucti for, get this, $1.56 million. the funny thing about it, there judy garland was prey 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 y he is a >> i could have told him at party city they're not on sale for 20 bucks. >> who knew. apparently, a british woman, chickens that pluck their feathers outs? >> we all have that problem. >> you knit nice sweaters for them. a nice lady in cornwall did these for the chickens who
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making news in ameri this morning, terror concerns at homeme and abroad overnight. a bulletin from the fbi and holand security warning about the most likely threat to the homeland. plus, the worldwide travel alert from the state department. breaking overnight, a protest turning violent. people shot near a demonstration being held for the shooting of a black man by a police officer. new details just coming in. caught on camera, a man dresseas darth vader robbing a store and getting more than he bargained for from a clerk who fought back. and season finale on "dancing with thstars," who was sent home setting the stage for tonight's big show a the moment that moved the judges to
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tears. and we do say good tuesday morning, everyone. authorities are sounding the alarm after a month of deadly terror attacks. >> there are growing concerns about terror organizations and their possible plans during the busy holiday week. here are new developments overnight. a joint bulletin issued by the fbi and homeland securitity saying terror groups could try to replicate the effects of the paris attacks. >> the state department issuing a worldwide travel alert because of terror threats, and right now the terror dragnet in brussels paralyzing the country for a fourth straight day there in belgium, and it could last another week. abc's stephanie ramos is live with the details this morning in d.c. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, kendis and reena. the state department is -- they say they're not telling americans not to travel around the world but to be vigilant. if you plan on traveling this holiday seseason, a w warning for you in the wake of recent deadly attacks in paris, mali
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and egypt. the state department issuing an uncommon worldwide alert due to increased terrorist threats. >> we are and we continue to be and we have been concerned about copycat-like attacks. >> reporter: the state department says "current information suggests isil and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions. these attacks may employ a variety of tactics using conventional and nonconventional weapons," proof that isis is not giving up, promising attacks in this propaganda video showing images of new york city's times square. the city in turn stepping up its police presence. global today, president obama is set to meet wi french president francois hollande, but the french president might just leave empty-handed. president obama is showing no signs of expanding the u.s. strategy in the middle east and now western europe evethough he's under pressure to do so from france. kendis, reena, back to you. >> stephanie ramos in washington.
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a possible new clue in the international manhunt for an alleged eighth suspect in the paris tift attacks. >> a suicide belt turning up in the suburb of that city. the question now, did it belong to salah abdeslam, who is still on the run? authorities say his cell phone signal was pinging in the very same suburb late at night after the attacks. he was last seen in brussels, belgium. >> and, of course, that city, which is the headquarters of nato and the european union, on lockdown this morning for a fourth consecutive day. s.w.a.t. teams in masks swarming the neighborhood where that eighth suspect lived. officials imposing the highest alert because of a possible terror threat that they say, quoting here, is serious and imminent. abc's matt gutman driving along with brussels police officers seeing the city under siege. >> reporter: this whole citys on lockdown. i mean, everywhere you go you see police officers with masks, machine guns. >> yes, yes. >> reporter: army.
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>> that high alert will remain in place until next week, but schools, public transportation and government offices in brussels wilill begin open again tomorrow. we've got some breaking news that is coming in from turkey where the military says it has shot down a russian ane, and now we're getting reports that russia is confirming that report. turkey says the russian jet violated its airspace near the syrian border. the early reports that we're getting say the two pilots parachuted to safety. russia, of course, has been conducting air strikes in syria since september. thisorning donald trump is doubling down on his statement that he saw on television muslims in new jersey celebrating the 9/11 attacks. he says he's received hundreds of calls and tweets in recent days from people who told him that they eyewitnessed the scenes that he described, and he read part of this article from "the washington post." >> ijersey city within hours of two jetliners plowing into the world trade center, law
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and questned a number of people who were allegedly seen celebrating the attacks and holding tailgate-style -- tailgate, you know what that means? >> "the washington post" later said that article was inincorrect. ben carson, trump's main rival, is backing away from claims he made earlier about muslims in new jersey celebrating. a spokesman said carson remembers news footage of groups in the middle east celebrating. republican goverr of indiana is being sued over his attempts to block syrian refugees from settling in that state. that federal lawsuit brought by the aclu. governor mike pence suspended the syrian the resettlement following the paris terror attacks. the lawsuit indicates that it violates the equal proteion clause of the constitution because indiana accepts refugees from other countries. well, breaking overnight, four crew members are dead after a helicopter crash at the ft. hood range in texas. military officials say the helicopter was on a routine
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training mission. an investigation to determine the cause of the crash is under way. the names of the deceased have not been released. and we're following more breaking news from minneapolis where five protesters have been shot overnight near ongoing demonstrations over the fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer. witnesses say the shooters were part of a white supremacist group with at least one wearing a mask. when protesters s tried toerd them away from the scene, the shooting broke out. nof the injuries we're told believed to be life-threatening. well, the weather not doing any favors to those flying to or from thehe west cot. there's a look at the radar. a storm system moving into lifornia, oregon and shington. we'r're talkinup to a foot of snow expected in the sierr nevada. more from accuweather'molly cochran. how is it looking, molly? >> good morning, kendis and reena. we continue to keep an eye out on this next system impacting the pac northwest bringing in some heavy snow totals through wednesday night.t. sierra nevadas could be looking
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now, wednesday a very high travel day before the thksgiving holiday. this red-shaded area indicating poor conditions, las vegas towards the denver area. on the flip side east coast looks good to go. new york city, philadelphia going to be warming up and expecting some sunshine. here's a look at our thanksgiving day, some soaking rain coming into the country's midsection. dallas by the time it's all said and done could be looking at 2 to 3 inches of rain. also travel plans in chicago could be looking a little hairy by thanksgiving day. kekendis andeena, back to you. >> all right. our thanks to molly there at accuweather. well, still ahead, the shoppers already camping out for black friday. and under investigation, the nfl questioning a team after a quarterback took a big hit and continued to play. pl, a child battling breast cancer. one of the youngest patients
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gooey...flaky...happy. toaster strudel. now with more icing. here's something you actually don't want to see during a beach outing. dozens of sharks in a frenzy right offshore in panama city beach, florida. the woman who shot this video says her four children were scared at first, but then they actually enjoyed the unique experience of seeing the sharks outside of an aquarium. >> oh, boy. there. >> have fun with that. checking your morning road conditions, all the problems roads across california north through washington state. mountain snow further inland. up to a foot in some areas. >> given all that, no surprise that if you're flying, airport deys possible in san francisco and los angeles. in indiana two men arrested for the rder of a young pastor's wife are due in court this morning. >> the crime two weeks ago shocked the cotry. officials say it was part of a string of burglaries in
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indianapolis that day. pastor davey blackburn had left the front door unlocked when he went to the gym. amanda blackburn was 13 weeks pregnant. her 15-month-old son who was in the home was unharmed. police are also investigating whether another man was involved. davey blackburn will talk about the arrerest laterhis morning on "good morning america." there's also been an arrest for another headline-grabbing crime, this one in new orleans. medical student peter gold was shot when he says he saw a woman being dragged down the street and stopped to help. the crimes were caught on surveillance video. gold remains in guarded condition after being shot in the stomach. the mar says gold has a difficult recovery ahead. and take a look at this video. the man that you see here dressed as darth vader is now charged with armed robberyrynd other counts after attempting a holdup at a florida convenience store. he demanded money from the clerk. you see that, the ranch dressing, that's what they used to fight him off, not a lightsaber. the guy was identified by a neighbor who clearly recognized
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his face. well, a utah couple is going public with an incredidible heal crisis. their 8-year-old daughter has breast cancer. it started witita lump and was later confirmed by tests. third grader chrissy turner is scheduled to have surgery next month. her case is being closely watched by cancer specialists around the world. >> it is a very rare form of breast cancer that -- it's called secretory carcinoma, and only 1 in 1 millioion are diagnosed, and she's the youngest that they had run across having this particular type of breast cancer. >> and incredibly the unfortunate news, this isn't the first bout for the family with cancer. mom annette is a cerervical caer survivor. dad, a "desert storm" veteran, has been diagnosed with non-hodgkin's lymphoma. as you can imagine, the medical bills have been astronomical. friends have set up a go fund me page to help them. the nfl is looking into
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followed when it appeared may have suffered a concussion. case keenum's head slammed into the ground sunday against the ravens. he struggled getting back up but stayed in the game, and yet two plays later keenum was in, he fumbled, which led to baltimore's winning field goal. the league is asasking whyeenum wasn't replaced so he could undergo a required evaluation. speaking of football, the new college footballlayoff rankings, they are out tonight, and there's sure to be movement thanks to last weekekend's gam. and don't forget last night's games. we get our highlights from our guys at espn. >> hey, nothing like falling asleep on the couch and waking up to some sports in the middle of the night. kenny mayne and jay harris here, and jay has the lead in our miniature sports. night football, there's tom brady and crew against the bills. time winding down second quarter. brady to james white. for the ore. rex ryan, he's not happy. late third quarter,
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time now for "the pulse," and we start with the real estate tv star who can thank an eagle-eyed fan for saving his life. >> yeah, tarek el moussa, host of hgtv's "flip or flop" along with his wife christina, they got an e-mail from that fan after she noticed a lump on his neck. the woman is a nurse, and she urged them to get it checked out. christina picks up the story. >> the nurse's name is ryan read, and we are so thankful for her. >> so glad you made it. >> you look good. >> yeah, not too bad.
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look, it's healing. >> it looks really good. >> thanks to ryan we caught the cancer before it spread. theyemoved my thyroid, and i'm cancer-free. i'm officially a survivor. >> thank you so much for sending that e-mail. i mean, without you, we probably would have never known. >> just a gut feelining. >> honestly you saved his life. thank you. truly, truly. >> incredible. you heard that correctly. tarek had thyroid cancer. >> and the couple says if it wasn't for ryan, they probably would have waited until the lump got worse. by that time the cancer may have spread. that is the best deal they probably ever made. >> yeah, got to read your viewer e-mails. okay, so next up take a look at this dress behind us, like all of them. okay, they look familiar, of course. yeah. >> and you've probably seen it before, and now the dress is taking the internet by storm. it all started when one tv meteorologist shared a link to the dress in a facebook group for women in the profession. >> okay, then several others in the group starting sharing pictures of themselves in the same dress. it looks like every meteorologist in the country is wearing this one.
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>> they say it's universally flattering, and the budget-friendly dress, $23, i'll take one in pink, please. >> not bad. smart. well, a 14-year-old from kentucky is the new rubik's cube champion. the first person ever to solve the puzzle in under five secos. lucas etter's record time, 4.9 secos. take a look. >> whoa, whoa, whoa. >> boom! you can see that record time there on the clock. you saw it there. the other contestants at the official competition, this was in maryland, celebrated along with him. the previous record, by the way, was set this past apri a sluggish, sluggish 5.25 seconds. >> here's your rubik's cube tip of the day. >> yeah. >> they say, number one, the top face you got to line up all white in one row, and that's how you get to the next phase, so the first row has to be all white on top. >> as easy as that.
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top stories this morng, the state department issuing a worldwide travel alert after a month of terror attacks. the warning comes as the busy holiday travel season gets under way. brussels rains on the highesalert amid warnings of a possible terror attack. a suspect wanted in the paris attacks was last seen in that city. he may be linked to a suicide vest found abandoned in a paris suburb. and breaking news, the turkish military says it has shot down a russian warplane. turkey says the jet violated its airspace near the syrian border. russia, of course, has been conducting air strikes in syria since september. today's weather, dry, cool and mild for the eastern two-thirds of the country. rain and snow for the west coast and the northern rockies. some areas could get up to a foot of snow. the battle in the ballro not yet over. it's tonight, "dancing with the stars" finale event started last night, though, with four
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phenomenal pairs. >> yeah, the competition is so strong, even a perfect score was not enough to save one couple. >> carlos and witney. >> reporter: two weeks of perfect scores was just not enough to save carlos penavega. his hip-hop inspired freestyle featured cameos of other eliminated stars from this season includiding, of crse, his wife, alexa. backstage the big-time rush singer thanked his pro partner witney. >> you know, this whole experience, like we came in and we really wanted to win, but we wanted to have a good time and show the world like how much love we have for everyone. and i think we did that, especially with our freestyle dance tonight. it was just full of life and energy, and i could not be more proud of what we accomplished. you can make it right >> reporter: two other stars had perfecect scoresn monday night including nick carter who brought the audience to its feet with h dance to his own backstreet boys hit "larger than life." my name all right >> reporter: and then there's
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tears s her freestyle dance. >> you danced from the heart, and you touched everybody's soul, not just here, but i think all over america. >> reporter: rounding out the final three heading into tonight, alek skarlatos, of course, the american hero, a favorite with voters at home, so who will take home the mirrorball trophy? the final night of season 21 now just hours away. >> oh, they've all worked so hard. it's pretty remarkable. >> all the excitement. by the way, i was looking at this. even before the season started, the oddsmakers in vegas had bindi irwin at 4-1 odds of winning it all. we didn't. >> yeah. >> well, bindi, nick and alek are all incredible dancers, i have to say, and it's been quite an arc. >> they've come a long way. >> look forward to tonight. >> that's what's making news in america this morning. morning america."
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