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of his back pack, opening fire. at least two dead. parts of the midwest reaching a breaking point. for many, the worst is still to come. mystery inferno. new images from inside, where the fire started, and could it happen here? toxic suburb. the source of the gas leak finally revealed. one of the world's biggest stars saying enough is enough. and, remembering natalie cole. the grammy winning singer, leaving her own unforgettable mark. good evening. great to have you with us as we
i'm tom llamas, in for david. we begin with the deadly attack in tel aviv. the gunman, taking the first steps of a shooting rampage. in france, soldiers opening fire, wounding a driver that ran into them. high tensions on the first day of 2016. we start with alex marquardt. >> reporter: he seems to stop before opening fire. e next-door bar sprayed with bullets. the quiet of new year's day in tel aviv, shattered. the motive is unclear. amid reports he was mentally unstable and smiled during the attack.
but it was like horrible. >> reporter: izsrael is hardly new to terror. in france, soldiers guarding a mosque fired at a driver that twice tried to ram them. they wonded edwounded the attacker. munich shut down two train stations after a warning of a specific attack inlving suicide bombers. here in london there were no incidents. but one top german official calling it a permanent general terrorist threat. also breaking tonight, a terror group featuring donald
as a recruitment tool. here's jim avila. >> muslims of the west, take heed. >> reporter: it's not from isis, from the muslim extremist terrorist group, al shabaab, has been using donald trump's famous vow to ban muslims from entering the united states. the video is entitled the pathh to paradise. trump's words are sandwichedd between the recorded words of a u.s.-born cleric, killed in a strike four years ago. he says the west will eventually
trump's words to prove that. and hillary clinton said that wod happen, but until tonight, there had been so evidence of that. now, to the flood warnings stretching from texas to illinois. the overthrowing mississippi river, threateng homes and businesses south of st. louis. small signs of relief as some flood waters start to recede. but the worst is yet to come. here's indra petersons. >> reporter: night, a house floaoang down the mississipip river. >> it's devastating. >> reporter: in illinois, another body recovered from the flood waters. now, at least 23 deaths from the flooding in illois and missouri. two teenagers still missing. illinois governor declaring a state of emergency. >> this is particularly
rain, then this kind of cold. >> reporter: in missouri, the damage has been done. >> this will take a chunk out of our funds. >> reporter: with water treatment plants overrun, soon customers here will be left without. the disaster moving south. louisiana bracing for more major flooding. >> in about three weeks, we'll krooes crest here, and will have about 12 the additional feeee of water. >> r rorter: the waters are arting to recede, but it's rushing south. tomorrow, the river expected to crest at 50 feet.
the country, waking up to what feels like the teens in chicago, d.c., boston, feeling like the 20s. >> we'll be bracing for that. indra, thank you. now to the towering inferno that broke out in dubai. flames burning up the side of the luxury hotel. crowds watching a fireworks display that went on as planned. today, thick smoke pouring out of windows. david wright on the investigation. >> reporter: it was a blaze big enough to upstage the new year's fireworks at the world's tallest building. starting at the 20th floor of the high-rise, quickly engulfing the whole building. about 16 injured, a miracle that
>> we were at the 48th floor. >> reporter: he had set up his cameras on the 48th floor of the hotel to catch the fireworks, only to be caught up in this. he put on the window washer's rig, and lowered himself over the edge. calling friends andalking to rereuers. those are his feet on the ledge. investigators don't know what caused the fire, but it's the kind of thing that gives people nightmares in new york and other cities with tall buildings. fire officials here say a high-rise fire is less likely to happen in our country. that's because our building codes are designed to prevent it. >> the building does not burn, it's only the contents inside the building that burns. >> reporter: eventually, he was led to rescue.
mostly out, but the building, and so many questions, still smolring. >> david, thank you. across the u.s., the new year setting off a heated debate over gun layws. in texas, a new open carry policy taking effect today, allowing gun ownwns to try to visisiy carry guns in public. here's ryan owens. >> reporter: as of today, this is all perctly legal. >> a very historic day for texas. >> reporter: registered gun owners can wear the guns and can visit the state capital without going through a metal detector. >> the bad guys have guns, so wee shouou arm ourselves, to
just became the fifth and most popular state that allows gun owners to open carry. not everyone is convinced. >> i don't want to be a victim of someone's idiocy because they're trying to be like ra >> they have a gun. >> reportete one department producing this video. >> is the gun out of its holster? is the person acting reckless? be open carry aware. >> reporter: plenty, including whole foods, have opted out. they just have to put up a sign like this one. and you still can't carry a gun
now to the bill cosby sex assault case. this tweet, friends and fans, thank you. the message sparking heated reaction on line as the spotlight shifts to his wife, camille. here's ryan smith. >> reporter: tonight, bill cosby's wife camille in the hot seat. a massachusetts court forcing her to testify in a lawsuit filed by seven women claiming the comedian drugged or sexually assaulted them. camille saying her conversations are covered by marital privilege, but the judge saying it does not apply because they
his business manager. camille, standing by her husband's side. >> how is your wife holding up? >> love and the strength of womanhood. >> reporter: only once making a public statement defending him. one of the accusers, begging to differ. telling abc news she considered telling camille about the alleged assaults untililhis encounter. >> she embraced me like you would hug your daughter. and then i decided iwasn't going to push the issue any further, because of her. >> reporter: as for bill cosby, he's fighting charges and is free on bail. the next court date, january 14th.
two passings to note totoght. wayne rogers has died, remember for "m.a.s.h.," and died from complications of pneumonia. he was 82. and a singer and a voice so many will always find unforgettable. grammy winner natalie cole passed away on new year's eve in los angeles. her career spanning decades. t.j. holmes with a look back. >> reporter: she inherited all the right notes. her father, nat king cole. but she would make her own mark. the powerful ice, belting out hits like "this will be." >> reporter: but cole hit some low notes, too.
serious health problems forced a kidney transplant.. "unfnfgettable that's what you are >> reporter: in 1991, her comeback hit. unforgettable though near or far >> reporter: father and daughter, the magical voices woven into a seamless duet. thinks that i am unforgettable, too >> thanks, dad. >> reporter: natalie cole was 65. >> truly unforgettable. there's still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this frid. the toxic cloud, now being called one of the worst ever. why no one seems to be able to shut it down. and the famous name joining into the fight tonight. and a driver behind the
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gloria riviera, abc news. >> thank you for watching on new year's day. i'm tom llamas for david and all of us here. good night, and again, happy new year.single digits to the 20s. the planner shows clear skies tonight and 19 at 10 pm, 15 at 2 am, and 14 at 6 am. i'll be back with at when to expect the next chance of snow in just a few minutes. it's time for local news that matters! " "
good evening and happy new year thank you for joining us tonight im deborah souverain filling in for tim and jenna tonight, two hours ago the hawkeyes took their place in the rose bowl for the first time since 1991. the game got started at four but the fans started getting pumped up....long before the game even started alex giaimo has more from pasadena. " " deborah as for the game it selflf. it's looking like an