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more than 1,000 flights canceled this weekend at chicago airports. o'hare setting up cots for nearly 900 passengers stranded some suburbs getting as much as 16 inches of snow. chicago's snowiest november in more than 100 years. the storm, snapping trees and power lines. jolting some residents out of bed. >> the power line went into the street. it was crazy. >> reporter: we met ted shoveling his driveway. >> were you prepared for so much snow? >> it's a bit of a shock coming from the warm weather that we had. so no, not really. >> reporter: stadium workers in iowa also scrambling.
this time lapse showing the rush to remove snow before account back here in chicago, it's only gotten colder since the storm. that created huge snow piles like this one. expected to warm up just in time for thanksgiving. phillip mena, abc news, barrington, illinois. >> want to give him a cup of hot koko. >> stormy weather is hitting the south, rain not snow. >> heavy downpours sit south florida and behind it a major cold snap for the eastern half of the country. cam tran continues our coverage. good morning. >> good morning, reena and kendis. a downright chilly start to the workweek. this trough off to the east lost bring a surge of colder air across the northeast. expect the highs today to be mainly in the upper 30s to mid 40s. that's running about 10 degrees from where we should be this time of year. the cold air dipping down to the
lower mississippi as well as the eastern coast. freeze warnings include houston and austin and straeching as far as east as alabama. reena and kendis, back to you. >> cam, thank you so much. now to our other major story this half hour. the manhunt for that alleged eighth paris attacker. police arrested 16 people in 22 raids across belgium yesterday including in the molenbeek neighborhood of brussels where some of the terrorist suspects lived. still sal la abdeslam remains at large. >> up till now no firearms or explosives were found. sal lal abdeslam is not among the persons arrested during the searches >> brussels remains on its highest terror alert and a third day of lockdown today. schools, subways closed and the u.s. embassy urging american citizens to shelter in place. >> the city of paris under a heavy security presence.
emergency having deployed 1500 additional soldiers across the city. stepping up security at tourist sites like the eiffel tower as well as at stores and malls. >> people continue to place flowers at the concert hall where more than 80 people were killed. we're hearing for the first time from members of the band playing when the horror unfolded. abc's lama hasan is in paris. >> reporter: breaking their silence for the first time, the american rock band the eagle of death metal describe the horror unfolding while performing that night. >> several people hid in our dressing room, and the killers were able to get in, and killed every one of them, except for a kid who was hiding under my leather jacket. >> reporter: about 30 minutes into their set, this was the bone-chilling moment the band new something was wrong. [ shots fired ] you can hear the gunfire ringing out, the attackers storming in. the drummer crouching down. in the upcoming exclusive interview with vice news, lead
the courage their fans showed. >> so many were killed is because so many people wouldn't leave their friends. >> reporter: the band managed to escape on foot. but among the dead was their merchandise manager nick alexander. his girlfriend polina buckily remembering him at a vigil. >> he's the best man that ever lived. >> reporter: outs the bat at that time clan concert hall, the scene of that horrific massacre, you can still see people coming here to pay their respects after those attacks. la ma has and, abc news, paris. >> americans heading into one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. this southwest airlines flight heading to los angeles was diverted to kansas city because three passengers were behaving suspiciously. they were questioned and allowed to reboard a different flight. canadian police investigated bomb threats against two other planes over the weekend. one of them diverted from jfk. no explosives were found on either plane.
authorities investigated a terror threat made against last night's wwe event in atlanta. the fbi says it had no specific or credible information but added that it takes all such much threats seriously. the terror attack on a hotel in mali apparently was an attempt to derail peace talks between the central government and separatist groups in the northern part of the country. 20 americans were in the hotel when the attack began. alex mark quart spoke with one of the survivors. >> reporter: it was eight and a half hours of terror. >> i just knew i was dead. >> reporter: you had already resigned yourself to the fact that you were dead? >> yeah, basically. >> reporter: the assault started at 7:00 a.m. as state department contractor terry kemp stood outside the radisson blu hotel. he fled back inside, diving under a dining table. >> they never looked. they were shooting, the shells were hitting me. they never looked. i don't know why. >> reporter: after the attackers set the room on fire and left, kemp crawled through the smoke to the american rescuers and safety. >> i heard a spray of definitely
gunfire. >> reporter: kathie fazekas was up in her room. she immediately barricaded the door and called for help. was there ever a point you thought, we're not going to get out of here? >> when the gunfire was going down the hallway, i e-mailed my husband a second time. he's in atlanta. and i said i love you. if this doesn't turn out right i love you and let people know. >> reporter: of the around 20 americans inside, one was killed. aid worker anita datar from maryland, in mali on a project for usaid. this attack has been claimed by an al qaeda linked group based in north africa. mali's defense minister would not confirm the claim, but said whoever is behind it is part of the growing wave of terror being seen around the world. alex marquardt, abc news, mali. back here at home, a new abc news poll won by abc news and "washington post" finds that nearly a third of republican
voters are favoring donald trump. he's probably a big reason why more voters are paying attention to this election than in the past 30 years. trump is getting extra attention now for controversial statements he made this weekend about terrorism and immigration. >> i watched when the world trade center came tumbling down and i watched in jersey city, new jersey, where thousands and thousands of people were cheering as that building was coming down. >> yesterday, trump stood by his story on abc's "this week." jersey city's mayor denies anyone in his city cheered as the power towers collapsed and even chris christie, new jersey's governor, says he does not remember that happening. a megamerger in the pharmaceutical industry. reports say pfizer will buy allegren in a deal worth more than $150 billion, it would be
the biggest acquisition in any industry in a record setting year for mergers. the combination would likely be based in oo ireland where corporate taxes are lower. >> thanksgiving travelers are getting a break. gas prices continue to plunge. the average price of a gallon of gas nationwide is now $2.08, down 14 cents since this time last month. and 70 cents less than last thanksgiving. aaa says gas prices should dip below $2 in 41 states by christmas. we're celebrating some internet history this morning. "world news now" at the center. >> 20 years ago, right now, we were the first tv broadcast to stream live on the internet. this was ground breaking stuff back in 195. as kevin newman and antonio morrow anchors a whole 12 people watched from around the world. that number quickly dropped to just seven classic "world news now," but we weren't deterred by
that. >> we aired a segment where kevin talked with a viewer via the internet, a grainy black and white version of skype or facetime. our producer who headed up the experiment victor compared those images to those sent back live for the first time landing on the moon. we stopped broadcasting live online after about six months, happy to be part of internet history. >> that's actually a big deal for 20 years ago. >> if only the show had invested in that skype device. >> and sadly, we still only have like 20 viewers online watching us. >> what's not true. >> i should point out we're nearing a milestone on facebook at 9949,000 likes on facebook, we're almost at 1 million. we've come a long way. so coming up, teaching kindness in a classroom and lessons learned from compliments. >> also ahead, stuck for months in vacation paradise. unable to go home. the heart ache for a couple ordered by police to stay at a resort.
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>> and gifford's later tweeted goal achieved. one word to sum it all up. >> you said only 11 miles? that's impressive. >> only 11 miles last year but she upped it by going 40. >> that's tremendous. >> she said it was awesome. >> well, a dream vacation has turned into a nightmare for an oregon couple because of a fatal auto accident. >> the man isn't allowed to return to the u.s. for at least six months while the case makes its way through the courts. ron claiborne with the story. >> an oregon couple trapped in paradise. >> i just want to go home to my girls. >> john and his girlfriend laurie went on what was supposed to be a long relaxing trip to the dominican republic three weeks ago. >> we were going to stay for five weeks. were here. >> now they say a judge will not let he canman leave the country six months because they were accident. >> my heart is broken because i love this place so much.
and i love these people. >> reporter: the couple says they were driving a rental car late at night down a busy freeway when they hit a motorcycle laying in the middle of the street. >> i had no time to react. we were both in shock. this man was laying there. >> reporter: the driver of the motorcycle was also in the street but they did not hit them they say and they believe he was already dead. the aftermath captured on video but a passerby, making local news headlines in the dominican republic. >> the few people that were on site were talking about that he had been hit by a truck. >> they say they pulled off to the side of the road immediately. but when police arrived they arrested he canman. >> i didn't know what was going to happen to john. i was terrified. >> stripped of his american passport, the u.s. embassy unable to help, john says esis free on bail. for now according to dominican police, he cannot leave his
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this morning on "world news now," nation on edge. >> the terror watch from coast to coast from flights diverted to sporting events threatened. first responders in the homeland taking no chances before the overseas. terror manhunt. belgium. police putting brussels on lockdown while looking for the paris attackers. the tension as the workweek begins. >> extreme weather. the heavy snowstorm hitting the busiest airports in the middle of the country before tlafg. now temperatures take a nose it all. >> and later the american music awards.
the makeout session seen by millions and winners take home the awards. an unforgettable evening. it is monday, november 23rd. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning to you on this monday. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. what a night it was last night flow. >> it was an amazing american music awards all three hours playing out there. it started out with a dance medley from j. lo and ended with a medley by justin bieber in the rain and you know, besides the rain, celine deon brought.to tears. >> it was really moving her tribute in french. we're going to begin with the terror watch this morning in america just three days before thanksgiving. >> worries over potential paris copycat can attacks have authorities across the country on high alert drilling first responders particularly here in new york city. we're going to start our coverage with abc's ron claiborne.
>> reporter: americans on edge, heading into some of the busiest travel days of the year. this southwest airlines plane diverted officials say because three passengers were behaving suspiciously. >> when someone says you're making an emergency landing, of course, you're going to be kind of nervous. >> reporter: the flight headed to los angeles. those passengers causing concern taken off the plane and questioned and later allowed to reboard a different flight. in atlanta, law enforcement saying they received information about a threat against a professional wrestling event, but the fbi said it had no specific or credible information about any such attack, adding it takes all threats seriously. >> the goal of a terrorist attack is to injure and kill as many people as possible. terrorist groups are always looking for those targets that are softer, that have lots of people, but are difficult to secure. >> reporter: in new york city, hundreds of emergency responders taking part in an exercise. a terrorist in a suicide vest now added to the scenario in response to those paris attacks. president obama vowing that fear
of being targeted by terrorists will not become the new normal. >> they can't beat us on the battlefield, so they try to terrorize us into being afraid. as president, i will not let that happen. >> reporter: here at laguardia airport and many other airports around the country, security fears mean travelers will see a much heavier police presence for weeks and probably months to come. ron claiborne, abc news, at laguardia airport in new york city. the center of europe's terror crisis under its highest terror alert. lockdown. schools are closed as both police and soldiers guard the grand palace, the city's main central zwar in what belgian officials fear will be an imminent paris style attack. the u.s. embassy is asking u.s. citizens to shelter in place.
suspected eighth paris attacker. belgian police arrested more than a dozen people in 22 raids yesterday as the hunt for sal la abdeslam continues. >> reporter: the metro closed. >> it's not normal. you know? belgian officials say they'll maintain this highest level of alert, a response to what is police believe is a serious imminent threat of attacks targeting malls and public transport. >> we need to have support from the belgian army so everything is secure here in brussels. >> reporter: amidst this lockdown, the manhunt growing for escaped paris killer salah abdeslam. authorities say the 26-year-old terrorist went to belgium following the attack and a lawyer for his driving companions claims he was possibly wearing a suicide belt. back in paris, the memorials still growing as we learn new
nightmare inside the bataclan concert hall. the lead singer of the american band playing there that night in upcoming interview with advice news. >> several people hid in our dressing room and the killers were able to get in and killed every one of them except for a kid heighting under my leather jacket. >> reporter: this picture of another accused terrorist, one of the men they say passed through greece before detonating a suicide vest outside this stadium. president obama again vowed to put an end to isis. >> we do not succumb to fear. >> marci gonzales, abc news, paris. >> we're learning new details what might have been behind the deadly terror attack in the african nation of mali. it was an apparent attempt to derail the peace process between the central government and separatist groups in the northern part of the country. those peace negotiations have been dragging on for more than two years. state department contractor
terry kemp was one of around 20 americans at the hotel. >> they never looked. they were shooting. the shells were hitting me. they never looked. i don't know why. >> there was one american among the 19 victims of the attack. anita datar. >> breaking news from new orleans where at least 16 people have been hurt after two groups opened fire on each other. police say the shooting happened when hundreds of people gathered as the a playground for an impromptu music video shoot. officers were on their way to break it up when the gunfire erupted. they suspect it might be gang related. >> funeral services set for the minneapolis. the killing shot off a series of protests. witnesses claim the he was handcuffed at the time. investigators from the justice department expected to start looking into the case.
and the coldest temperatures since last spring for the midwest and east overnight. the midwest already had had its first snowfall of the season put agimpact on transfortation in other parts of the country. with more, here's phillip mena. snow. >> it's a bit of a shock coming from the warm weather we had. >> parts of illinois are getting some of their biggest november snow totals on record. even big rigs couldn't muscle their way off the slick roads. >> i would stay off the roads. they're really bad. >> reporter: ice made driving a risky business. >> i don't think i've gone faster than 15 miles an hour all day. >> reporter: streets and highways were littered with auto wrecks as howling winds and heavy snow drove down visibility
travel by air also a slow go. more than 1,000 flights canceled at chicago airport. 900 stranded passengers spent the night on cots at o'hare airport. some suburbs getting as much as 16 inches of snow. chicago's snowiest november in more than 100 years. the weight of snow and ice too much for trees and power lines. >> the power line just went right into the street. it was crazy. >> reporter: the deep freeze has dug in across the midwest for now. but forecasters say the region will defrost in time for thanksgiving. phillip mena, abc news, barrington, illinois. >> eem a florida girl. i can't drive in that type of snow. >> i can't live in that kind of snow. stay that way into mother nature should be locked up and put in jail because the deep freeze he mentioned is chilling the northeast and southeast. we don't want to go below 50 degrees here. >> accuweather meteorologist cram tran has our forecast. good morning, cam. >> good morning, reena and
kendis. brr, it is going to be down right chilly across the northeast. this trough will bring a surge of colder air across the northeast. highs today mainly in the upper 30s. some spots will hit the mid 40s. that's it. those temperatures will be 10 degrees below where they should be for this time of year. that surge of colder air will dip down as far as the lower mississippi as well as the eastern gulf coast. freeze warnings in effect till midmorning including austin and houston stretching as far as east as montgomery, alabama. back to you. >> brr is right. thanks, cam. the snow wasn't a problem for some residents of madison, wisconsin. that's actually a delight for the zoo's twin polar bears. two of the newest residents rolled around in the show putting on a show for visitors. >> apparently the first time they saw snow in their new home. they came to madison from st. paul. they're no strangers to snow. if they had come from florida,
coming this winter. going viral. a boy trying to sing the national anthem with the hiccups. >> the american music awards. one direction's big moment on stage and j. lo, boy did she have many moments as emcee. we're sharing the big highlights. >> first the medical student called a hero for a very selfless act. how his bravery could have cost his life. >> join us on facebook. share your opinions. we love hearing from you and now." i don't use super poligrip for hold, before those little pieces would get in between my dentures and my gum and it was uncomfortable. even well fitting dentures let in food particles. just a few dabs of super poligrip free is clinically proven to seal so you're more comfortable and so it's not about keeping it's about keeping the food
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blaming it on a candle. officials say that's what started this fire on the 50th floor of the john hancock sky scraper in downtown chicago. five people including a police officer suffered minor injuries. it was contained to a single bedroom. but the flames saluting out of the window surprised many holiday shoppers below. surprisingly, big john does not have a sprinkler system. well, a med school student is in critical condition this morning after confronting a trouble. >> the certainly continues for the shooter after the terrifying encounter captured on camera. here's abc's gloria riviera. >> reporter: authorities are searching for this man, 21-year-old euric cain accused of kidnapping a woman and trying
tried to save her. >> we know who you are, and you need to know that we are going to find you. surveillance video captured the woman walking alone in new orleans at nearly 4:00 a.m. friday morning. a hooded man approaches, dragging her away. the woman disappears from frame. she is alone with her alleged attacker when peter gold who is a fourth-year medical student at tulane university, drives by scene. gold brakes, backs up and gets out to help. his hands up, gold pleas with the man, who has a gun on him and is demanding cash. the aspiring doctor is shot in the stomach. >> perp is a black male, grey hoodie. >> reporter: the suspect tries to shoot gold repeatedly, aiming at his head, but he fails and takes off in this suv. an anonymous bystander saw it all. >> i saw the guy with the gun shoot the guy in the stomach. i saw him stand over him and attempt to shoot him. >> reporter: the woman gold saved got away and is recovering. in a statement to abc news gold's family thanks everyone for their conditioned concern saying peter's condition is
improving. a friend and classmate describes him as a great guy who "always has your back." apparently true, whether he knows you or not, gloria riviera, abc news, washington. what bravery. >> absolutely. it's not clear if the gun jammed or not. very fortunate in that case. man. >> and tulane university is contributing $10,000 to help find any information on that suspect. >> coming up in our next half hour, a former navy seal's new mission. over 18 miles up. his record setting wing suit jump almost carbon wrong and his fellow heroes he's jumping for. >> but first, oh, the flashy dance moves from music's biggest star. our must see moments from last night's american music awards. that's up next on "world news now."
[ singing in foreign language ] >> oh, boy, hands down the most powerful moment from last night's american music awards. celine deon with an emotional tribute to the victims of the paris attack. hardly a dry eye in the house. >> take a look there. deon who is french canadian sang a rendition of edith piaf's hymn. amid all the fun had at the award show. it was easily the most memorable performance i'd say of this year's amas. incredibly touching. the evening filled with plenty others. where do we start? how about the host, zwra low is a good place to start kicking things off with a killer medley
of this years areas hottest songs. >> this went on for quite a bit. j. lo doing all the medleys of songs with her flag girl moves. >> she was fantastic. >> and nikki was impressed. those weren't the only moves. megan trainer and charlie puth had quite the moment after performing the song marvin gaye on each other. let's get it on. >> okay. >> oh. >> oh, my goodness. >> oh, my god. what were they serving backstage. >> what's going on? >> wow. >> are they together? >> i would think they were together. >> get a room already, people. >> a source close to train nor tells "people" magazine the two are just friends. >> they're definitely together. >> yes. and i need friends like that.
people are not calling nicki minaj during the ceremony. >> nikki seemed to be annoyed at different points in the evening even though she had wins for favorite rap artist and favorite rap album, during one speech she seemed anxious to get off stage. >> thank to you universal records, cash money and young money. thank you. >> you know what? there's a lot of pressure. maybe she was just -- she forgot somebody. i give her the benefit of the doubt on that one. some people are staying she rolled her eyes and stormed off stage similar to getting annoyed with miley cyrus at the mtv video waefrds. >> there's a lot of the pressure. make sure the girls are not coming out. >> that is an engineering feat to make sure all of that is all that is together. the epitome of good manners as always the four lads from one direction. they took home the biggest award of the evening.
the second year they won the top prize. >> they took home the award for favorite duo or group in the pop rock category. >> good for them. >> you love them. justin bieber, dancing in the rain. >> this is kind of girl. he did a medley. yeah, this is justin kind of doing a medley of all of his hits. quite a comeback for jb over the last year. >> is he getting wet in this or is it just -- computer generated? >> i think he got pretty soaked in it, but he still performed during it. and there was controversy over the weekend on whether or not he's back with celine gomez. there were photos of them. but that's still like controversial. >> we don't know if they marvin gayed and got it on? >> we don't. the awards are still going on in l.a. do we have a shot on what's going on on stage? that's still happening. > this is a live abc camera. >> they're still on stage. >> wow, getting it on. >> i like how you get the
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>> he didn't walk off the field. well done. >> he did it. congrats to him. all right. so a little bit of sports. another hiccup this one on the field during the packers and the vikings game. take a look at who delays the game. a little rocky going for it right there. >> are they trying to put him in a bag? >> he's going for gator ade. joe buck with the man beard. >> great pad level. >> great extension. >> did he get away? >> 3-0. green bay on top. covering it all. >> joe buck covering it all there for us. he -- he didn't get away. they did finally nab him. but it did create a little bit of a delay. by the way, the packers finally needed that streak of luck as they won the game finally. >> you credit the squirrel? >> the squirrel, yes, yes. >> okay. remember when we did a
segway, the guys on segways to justin bieber's song "what do you mean"? there's a woman who may have topped them from from north korea. look at her on a long board dancing and and dancing pretty gracefully. can you do that? keep the board going while dancing. she can do there oncrete. she makes it look so insanely easy. >> she's in the north, right? >> north korea. over. >> some film we get from the north. finally they're loosening things up. very nice of her to do that. finally, this is perfectly for you. your pumpkin has arrived. this is a pumpkin pie desert created by a photographer. it is pretty cool. it features italian meringue and also a nice crust. we found somebody who would love this.
this morning, terror on "world news now," terror take-down. heavily armed police in belliam put brussels on lockdown. the fugitive wanted in the paris attacks. >> investigating suspicious activity across our country, causing flights to divert and sporting events to be searched. police taking no chances. >> new this half hour, donald trump's controversial comments about 9/11. >> his remarks under fire this morning and who now says the gop front-runner is not telling the truth. >> later in "the skinny,"" the american music awards, while the hottest acts in the country were getting awards, see who really rocked it and who didn't when it
it's monday, november 23rd. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning on this monday. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. it really was a wonderful night there at the american music awards. it's always something special to look forward to see who wore what. the good thing for j. lo fans, she wore evething. >> she really was beautifully dressed i have to say. >> she had many, many costumes. >> sparkle is clearly in. >> yeah, it seems that way. everything was bedazzled. we'll get to the highlights from that, but we're going to get started overseas with the epicenter of europe's growing terror crisis under its highest alert this morning. >> as the manhunt for the suspected eighth paris attacker intensifies in brussels, the city faces a third wave of lock down after the waves of attacks in paris killed 130 people. authorities in belgium are now worried about a potential copycat attack. abc's martha raddatz begins our
coverage in brussels. >> reporter: in brussels masked police swarming the neighborhood where several of the paris attackers lived one still at large. guns drawn moving house to house. in the heart of the city, the police and military blocking off streets. brusquely moving pedestrians and warning journalists to stay back after an unknown threat was reported. >> if we start shooting, you are in the crossfire. >> reporter: it appeared to be a false alarm, but it is no wonder the police are on edge. again, this city will be on lockdown. subways shuttered, schools closed, shopping malls, restaurants, all potential targets in what belgian officials fear is an imminent, mass casualty attack by multiple assailants in multiple locations. the paris scenario. the u.s. embassy urging american citizens to shelter in place. the search focused on salah abdeslam believed to be on this surveillance video obtained by the daily mail shooting at one of the restaurants in paris. authorities say he drove to
belgium, passing unnoticed through three security checks. the lawyer for his companions telling abc news he may have been wearing a suicide belt. abdeslam's brother saying in interviews that the family thought salah was going on a ski trip when he disappeared prior to the attacks. now he is hoping he ends up in jail rather than dead. outside that brother's home in a neighborhood that has sent more than any other here to fight and train in syria, this 15-year-old told me there are some people in the neighborhood who are terrorists, but that doesn't mean that everyone is. >> reporter: but until police find abdeslam and the other men they believe are stalking this city waiting to attack, brussels will remain on high alert reassessing the security threat every day taking no chances. martha raddatz, abc news, brussels. >> so now 200 miles to the south of there, authorities also remain on high alert in the city of paris.
the mood across the city of light is mark lild somber. the hottest tourist spot, the eiffel tower was nearly deserted yesterday amid a heavy security presence. more than 1500 additional soldiers have been deployed across the city. america is a nation on edge just three days before thanksgiving. authorities from coast to coast screenings at airports and philips arena in atlanta, the scene of yesterday's wwe target of a potential isis threat. but the fbi says there was nos specific or credible information. it all has first responders working overtime just in case. abc's ron claiborne has more. >> reporter: inside a terror drill on the new york city subway, the nypd put on a demonstration testing its response to an attacker or to a lone wolf style attack.
shared across the country. >> reporter: the drill was planned long before the rampage in paris. >> terrorism cannot prevail if the people refuse to be terrorized. >> reporter: while there is no specific threat to the u.s., enhanced screening and security scares seem to be the new reality in the post paris world. a southwest airlines flight leaded to los angeles from indianapolis had to be diverted to kansas city after reports that a group of passengers would not follow instructions. >> we all thought something was wrong with the plane. >> we had no idea it was a security issue until the police officers came on. >> reporter: everyone else was reboarded and the plane police questioned three people later flight. in philadelphia, the marathon got off to a late start delayed more than 15 minutes as runners struggled to get through in atlanta, wrestling fans encountered beefed up security after reports that isis could be targeting the wwe event. >> there's threats every day. but when you're here in the
a little uneasy. >> reporter: the fbi is investigating saying it takes all threats seriously, but that there's no credible information at this time. extra reassurance for a country on edge. ron claiborne, abc news, new york. >> breaking developments in the murder of a pastor's wife in indiana. police in indianapolis arrested a suspect on murder charges in the death of amanda blackburn. the 28-year-old was shot to death in her home earlier this month. we expect 0 learn more today about the 18-year-old suspect. >> the family of tamir rice is still asking for justice one year after the boy was killed by cleveland police. a vigil was held yesterday at the park where he was killed while carrying a toy gun. video from the incident shows a police officer shooting tamir within seconds after arriving on the scene. rice's cousin spoke out. >> he was a child. he wasn't a thug. he wasn't a gang banger. he wasn't any of those things they tried to portray him to be. >> a grand jury has been hearing
the family accused the prosecutor of dragging his feet and are demanding that he remove himself from the case. two people have been arrested in a deadly purse snatching at a georgia walmart. surveillance video shows one of the suspects walking up behind the 65-year-old victim, grabbing her purse. she's then dragged and run over as the suspect speeds away. this is the victim's brokenhearted grandson. >> they're pathetic. i mean, going around robbing older women for maybe just a few bucks that they have left, they're cowards. if one of us would have been there, anyone in our family that could have done something, they wouldn't have left that parking lot that night. >> an eyewitness was able to give police a description of the suspects. they were later arrested in tennessee. police say they may be linked to ten similar purse snatchings. >> we turn now to the weather. the midwest is digging out from
its first snowstorm of the season. chicago's o'hare airport got more than 11 inches of snow. that's the most in 120 years in one day there with hundreds of flights canceled yesterday. driving was a challenge, as well. this blast of arctic weather is heading for the northeast and gulf region, as well. here's cam tran at accuweather. cam, good morning. >> good morning, reena and kendis. a chilly start to the workweek across the northeast. we have this trough that will bring in a surge of colder air across the region. so expect high temperatures today to be mainly in the upper 30s. some spots will hit the mid 40s. that surge of colder air will reach the lower mississippi as well as the eastern gulf. we have freeze warnings in effect till midmorning today and that is from central texas all the way into eastern alabama. we're also watching our next big storm system off to the west here. this system will start to move in across the i-5 corridor by late tonight bringing rain showers across seattle into portland. as that system inches further inland, we're looking at chilly
mix along i-5. further inland we are looking at foot in some areas. back to you. >> our thanks to cam. one week before one woman's wedding day. >> kylie had been planning her wedding for two years when she got dumped by her fiance. it gets worse. he dumped her by text message. >> nice move, bro. >> kylie didn't let it get the best of her. the jilted bride and her bridesmaids put on their dresses covered in bright colored powder. >> by the way, she plans to clean her wedding dress, donate it. that's good. >> good for her, right? make the most of. how about that honeymoon. that? >> that will be fun. that's cool. coming up in "the skinny," the big winners from the amas including the performers who won the unofficial fashion contest.
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find coffee stirrers. one long, one short. the republican who drew the short straw is filing an appeal. >> you think? they decided with yatze next? >> should have done rock, paper, scissors. >> there is a new poll that finds donald trump is in the lead among republican candidates followed by ben carson, marco >> the first poll since the deadly terrorist attacks in statements from the current front-runner. it's your voice, your vote with abc's devin dwyer. >> reporter: donald trump is turning up the tough talk about terrorists and drawing cheers. >> we've got to chop off that head like they're chopping off the heads of our people. >> reporter: just take a look at who republican voters trust most to handle terrorism, in our new abc news/washington post poll. trump topping the list by far. >> so you'd bring back waterboarding? >> i would bring it back, yes. i think waterboarding is peanuts compared to what they'd do to us.
>> reporter: trump reopening a debate about interrogation and torture and stirring up new controversy over this claim about 9/11. >> i watched when the world trade center came tumbling down, and i watched in jersey city, new jersey, where thousands and thousands of people were cheering as that building was coming down. >> you know, the police say that didn't happen and all those rumors have been on the internet for some time. did you misspeak yesterday? >> it did happen. i saw it. it was on television. i saw it. >> you saw that with your own eyes? >> while some around the world cheered after the 9/11 attacks, there's no known evidence of crowds in new jersey coming out to celebrate. trump says he wants a database to closely track syrian refugees and wants surveillance of mosques. at his rallies? get them out of here. get out. >> reporter: tensions are running high. on saturday in alabama, this black lives matter protester claims he was beaten and subjected to racial slurs after heckling trump. >> maybe he should have been roughed up because it was absolutely disgusting what he was doing.
>> reporter: trump leads dr. ben carson by ten points in our new national republican primary poll. the fourth straight month he's held the lead, and in iowa, the critical early voting state signs now that trump may be closing in. washington. go. we'll see how it all plays out. coming up, the big winners at last night's american music awards. >> the fan favorites and the hot fashions. that's next in "the skinny." >> "world news now" continues after this from our abc
tt2wmrst>! pl#*0`:/a skinny, so skinny okay. topping "the skinny" this morning, last night's american music awards, meghan trainor and charlie puth of course, well, they're actually still going at it. they just won't stop kissing. >> this is going to be one of the most talked about moments from the amas today. water cooler moment. >> awkward or hot? >> people trying to figure out, are they dating? should they be? >> i don't know. they're still going at it, folks. should they get a room perhaps? let's round up the other big winners. >> starting with your buddies your favorite one direction. >> what up, fellows. >> they won the big one, artist of the year. song of the year went to the taylor swift. t. swift, however, was not there. >> they were robbed.
who was there, sam hunt winning for new artist of the year. people think he may be the next taylor swift, the country star primed for a mainstream crossover. >> i can see that. other big winners of the evening, florida georgia line, nicki minaj and the weekend. all three winning favorite artist in their respective genres as well as favorite album. all the awards voted on by the fans online or through social media. >> a fun night. >> it sure was. it's not an awards show without seeing all the latest fashions. we've got to start with j.lo of course, the host of the evening going through nine different looks on stage. this was my favorite. >> that's pretty. >> so she closed out the show thanking the producers and, of course, everyone who made her fantastic dresses. there were so many. >> and earlier on the red carpet, selena gomez, look at her here shimmering in that ruby frock. >> can we go back to that j. lo one there? because really lots of people thinking she may have shown up
out on the town this weekend. alas, the biebs showed up on his own wearing a pseudogrunge look with ripped jeans and a t-shirt. >> turning to the newest victoria's angel gigi hadid turning heads with there white two-piece. >> new mom carrie underwood was looking fak in her glittery dress and caped combo. it looked amazing. > singer z lala. we don't know what she sings but we do know she wore an octopus dress. >> always a bjork that arrives. >> always one who pretends they've never been there before. there was another award show last night. this was a fantastic one. i'm sure you saw this. this one a bit more high brow. we take you now to london for the uk's longest-running theater awards. >> that's where you see her there, nicole kidman won best actress for her portrayal of a scientist in "photograph 51," her first play in london in 17
years. >> another movie star james mcavoy won for his work in the ruling class. judi dench and ian mckellen hosted the show. it was a fantastic fantastic show. >> and we've got to talk about two of hollywood's best looking people are now happily hitched to each other. >> yeah, talking about sophia vergara and joe manganiello who got married last night in florida. look at that. sophia is sharing lots of photos of her new hubby. >> why wouldn't you? look at how great they look. here's their first dance to a sinatra version of "the way you look tonight." the lavish ceremony and reception were at the breakers resort in palm beach. beautiful. >> lots of "modern family" co-stars were there including jesse tyler ferguson and reese witherspoon, channing tatum, even arnold schwarzenegger was there. and pitbull performed. fresh off his gma 40th birthday appearance. sophia got down and dirty with
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we were talking about it except it's a real-life american hero. >> a retired navy seal pushing the limits of endurance to help his fellow veterans. abc's john donvan has the story. >> reporter: you're watching a man on a mission. andy stumpf, a highly decorated former navy seal now battling in the air. he's wearing a wingsuit. he's a world class skydiver and instructor. climbing now to more than 36,000 feet. too high to breathe on his own. as he prepares to jump he makes the mistake of poking his head out. and suddenly the wind grabs him, >> i knew that i was in for a wild ride. >> reporter: he could have passed out. regain control. the flight itself was visually breathtaking. >> reporter: stumpf surpassed the world record for absolute distance in a wingsuit, more than 18 1/4 miles. the best part, he's doing it to raise money. his goal, $1 million for the navy s.e.a.l. foundation. it's for the ones who do not make it back.
>> i couldn't imagine making the sacrifices that i've already made and then at the end of the to. >> reporter: despite being seriously wounded, andy did make it back to his wife, his three kids. but lots of his friends didn't. >> it was a huge help to know that there are people and organizations back here at home that are willing to step in, in case something happens to you. >> reporter: stumpf served ten tours of duty in afghanistan and iraq. now he says his fight is to help those still fighting to protect our country. john donvan, abc news, washington. >> one point at the end, he apparently looks in the camera and says let's not do this again. >> i think his wife was quite fine with him doing that. 17.5 miles was the last distance achieved in 2012. stumpf says he started sky diving out of jealousy of the other guys that can do it. don't miss our updates on facebook at wnnfans.com.