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this morning on "world news now," growing fears of an isis bomb bringing down a jet liner. >> the latest intelligence on the plane that crashed in egypt and the changes expected in american airports. today's big announcement. >> political decision. the stage is set for next week's republican debate. who is front and center and who did not make the cut and ancan ben carson get past his latest controversial comments. november tornado. the dangerous storm system impacting millions and the warnings expected today. the latest track from accuweather. and later surveillance video shows tennis superstar serena williams going after someone who took her smartphone but was this a smart move? it is friday, november 6th. from abc news, this is
"world news now." hi. good morning to you. we've made it to friday. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. we were talking about how it's the day after the country music awards. you and i have both been going on to. >> and recording all the songs and trying to get. >> tennessee whiskey, girl crush. who was the new guy. >> sam hunt who is a future star to watch. really fun into bruno told us yesterday to look out for him. great music. >> great music all around. that's why i'm looking forward to the american music awards here on abc in a couple of weeks. then you get to introduce all these kids, as well. >> i like the day after effect where you get the music you didn't expect. >> us old folks get the music. >> we've been covering the story but new developments on the airport situation. >> yeah, we're going to get starred on a serious note with the new details about the terrorist chatter leading up to the tragic crash of that russian passenger jet in egypt. >> we're hearing homeland security expected to call for
stepped up security with direct flights to germany. they're dismissing the speculation the theory of the bomb likely bringing down the plane. u.s. and british officials saying they're being guided by intelligence intercepts. brian ross tracking the investigation. >> reporter: u.s. and british officials tell abc news, the strongest evidence it was a bomb comes from isis itself, from electronic intercepts of terrorists talking specifically about a bomb. president obama weighed in for the first time. >> i think there is a possibility that there was a bomb on board and, we're taking that very seriously. >> reporter: yet, there is still no hard evidence of just what happened to the russian jet and u.s. intelligence officials told select members of congress at a classified briefing that the bomb theory is still far from certain. >> well, i think it's going to take a forensic examination of the wreckage of the plane. examination of the bodies, and a full investigation at sharm el
sheikh airport. and the focus for u.s. and british intelligence is on security or the lack of it, at the airport in sharm el sheikh and fears if it was indeed a bomb, isis had an insider here with access to the luggage hold. >> if isis has been able to do that at that airport, how many other airports have they been able to get into, infiltrate, or, are they working on right now? >> reporter: with thousands stranded at british and german flights were canceled the head of airport security here was reportedly removed or promoted. some 20,000 britons are now stranded in sharm el sheikh. they'll have to go without their checked luggage. it will go on a plane much later. brian ross, abc news, new york. >> so the homeland security directive to heighten security at strategic foreign airports is expected to go out as early today. added cure the for airliners flying into the u.s. may include more diligent baggage screening
and matching luggage to the manifest before takeoff as well as screening workers. >> the obama administration is reviewing a number of different steps that we can take to enhance security for commercial flights bounds for the united states from certain foreign airports. >> cure the in the u.s. is often different than overseas where some airports lack sophisticated screening equipment such as explosive detection scanners. >> the florida man who landed his gyrocopter on the capitol lawn will plead guilt. douglas hughes will admit he flew it without a license. that's a felony. the lawyer says he faces three years in prison but the government agreed the sentencing guidelines don't apply. hughes said it was a stunt to draw attention to the influence of big money on politics. did it work? i don't know. it was such a big event. >> it goss attention. turning our focus now to the race for the white house and the next republican debate slightly whittled down. two candidates bumped from the main stage includi a sitting governor with a big personality.
it's your voice, your vote. abc's devin dwyer with the details. >> the republican stage is shrinking. organizers at the next gop debate revealed new jersey governor chris christie failed to win a podium at the primetime fox business journal debate next week in wisconsin. he was once considered the gop's best chance to capture the quous. now he's an underdog. instead of being on the main stage, he's relegated to the undercard debate. prior to the flouncement, he spoking with jonathan carl. >> i don't get to make the rules. i have to play by them. i've got plenty of things in life to be frustrated about. this is low on the list. >> also off the main stage, mike huck key, lindsey graham and george pataki didn't qualify for either debate. the primetime field will feature eight candidates front-runners donald trump and ben carson, marco rubio, ted cruz, former
governor jeb bush, carly fiorina, john kasich and rand paul. carson is looking to score points with the conservative base. one hot button issue he's weighing in on, bathrooms for transgender people. >> would you elaborate on that? >> because it makes other people uncomfortable. we shouldn't be doing things to make people uncomfortableable in our society. >> trump is getting ready to take the stage this weekend. >> hi, i'm donald trump. i'll be hosting saturday night live" into the next debate set for next tuesday. devin dwyer, abc news, washington that this morning a possible motive in the stabbing of four people on a university of california campus. police in mer said say the freshman suspect was angry over being booted from a study group. he was killed by police according to a note found on his body, he planned to kill an officer, steal a gun and shoot those who are evicted him. that plan was thwarted. >> the fortunate part his plan
went hay wire because people fought back. that was his bad luck. >> the sheriff said faisal mohammad placed allah in his writings but the attack was not terrorism. the people stabbed are expected to be okay into disturbing new details about the illinois cop once thought to be a hero before committing suicide. he apparently tried to arrange a hit on a village demonstrator who might have exposed him as a thief. here's abc. >> at the time of his death, joe gliniewicz was hailed as a hero. just a day after we learned gliniewicz killed himself comes a stunning revelation that the illinois is police officer tried to arrange a murder. >> outside pressuring were narrowing down and things were coming to a breaking point. >> reporter: for seven years, investigators say he stole money from a community youth program. when he began to worry he was going to be exposed by a village administrator, police say he
began looking for help. >> he wanted to speaking toing this high ranking motorcycle gang member to initiate a hit on the village manager. >> it's very unsettling. again, you know, my concern is my family. it's quite unbelievable. and almost surreal. >> reporter: lake county investigators also a they found bags of cocaine on his deck. and belief he may have tried to use hem to incriminate marin. in text messages he wrote "she hates me and she has now demanded a complete inventory of the explorer program. abc news has learned investigators are now looking into gliniewicz's wife and four sons. they are trying to figure out what, if anything they knew and if they were involved in the fraud and or suicide. in new york, abc be news. >> a tornado moving through north texas left behind its calling card. the strong winds ripped the
decorative roof cover covering off a bank building in fort worth. it also moved and damaged cars in the arcing lot as you can see there. store cell also put on a light show in the afternoon sky over denton texas, about 40 miles north. wind damage was also rorred in that area. the storm knocked down power lines in arkansas. there was heavy rain and lightning. this powerful line of storms is heading towards the northeast. ious tin pa vick following it. >> concerned about heavy rain throughout the deep south late morning into the early afternoon. i do not think this will be a repeat performance in terms of severe weather. there could be flooding downpours. a ton of wind generated by a very strong storm system around the great lakes. 30, 40 miles per hour later on in the hour. reena and kendis, back over to you. >> thank you, sir. weather always a factor for
holiday travel as our big crowds. the airline industry says it expects 25.3 million americans to ralph for thanksgiving. a 3% increase from last year. if you're looking to avoid the crowds, the industry says the best dates to travel thanksgiving itself and black friday. >> a lot of people hitting the skies and will be hitting the roads. speaking of flying, just absolutely incredible get to the video here. it takes place in the sky over dubai in the united arab emirates. >> the world's largest passenger jet. an a--380 is being joined in flight by two stuntmen wearing jet powered wing suits. this is a big deal now. it doesn't happen by chance. they worked on coordinating the whole thing for months. we did a jet power story yesterday into with the statue of liberty. this video was posted on wednesday and already, around 3 million views. congratulations to emirates on
anmacying marketing skeenl. >> do not try this at home. they're legendary spunt stintmen, jet and his partner vince raffet. >> they have done these sort of flights in the french alps. as well as mt. fuji and the grand canyon. the difference between these guys and the guy we had yesterday, they're winged suits. the guy from yesterday at the statue of liberty was a jet pack similar to what we saw in the olympics. >> if i see them flying next to my win, window, i would freak out and scream. >> that's it? >> yeah. >> coming up "in the mix" the $80026,000 painting of cats that just told. was it worth the cash? we're going to show. >> you also ahead, the monster truck stunt that's erupting into controversy because there's a 13-year-old girl involved. wa we'll explain the incredible scene. >> how a young man who didn't know he was kidnapped in 2002 discovered he was a crime victim.
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fire retardant suit and wearing a helmet, the daughter of a former stuntman. she said she would do it again despite all the child welfare officials in new zealand looking into it. >> can you imagine why? she's 13. unbelievable there. doctors are reminding parents 0 keep small objects away from children who could swallow them. case in point. yeah, that's the x-ray of a 4-year-old boy in saudi arabia who swallowed a hair pin. it was inside his body for months piercing his kidney and becoming lodged in his stomach. the pun was surgically removed and the boy has already made a full recovery. a missing child case that went cold for more than a decade. julian hernandez reported missing by his mother in 2002. now the case cracked unbelievably by the missing boy himself. here's david wright. >> reporter: he was missing for 13 years and he didn't even know
it! the 5-year-old boy from those 'missing' posters who loved fishing, watching movies, and eating at chuck e. cheese pizza, now an honor student applying to college. authorities say julian hernandez found himself after the social security number he was using on his financial aid forms turned out to be false. >> he worked with his own school counselor, and it was discovered that he was on the national database for missing and exploited children. >> reporter: 50% of abducted children are taken by family members. in julian's case, his father bobby hernandez failed to drop him off at his alabama pre-school and disappeared. they've been living here in cleveland for years under the alias of a real person. >> the name they were using was someone who was deceased as of about 2002. >> reporter: only last week did his mom in alabama learn his son -- her son was safe. that side of the family now asking for privacy. we're told julian and his mother are now in contact with one another. the father, already in custody
faces an felony charges in alabama. david wright, abc news, cleveland. could be as much as ten years in prison for him. >> he's facing quite a few charges. unbelievable story and what a heads-up move on that counselor and for julian to report it to the fbi. coming up in our next half hour, it's a condition that aches more than 12 million americans every night. >> talking about sleep apnea. usually aced with a bulky sleeping mask. but new treems are helping people get rid of that contraption. >> first caught on video, the would be cell phone thief who picked on the wrong target. we'll see what happens when he takes on 21 grand slam champ serena williams. you're watching "world news now.
she is a 21-time grand slam champion, six of those at wimbledon but this morning, serena williams is giving new meaning to the term girl power. >> surveillance video caught a would be thief stealing the tennis champion's cell phone but she did the champ herself. here's cecilia vega. >> yet another victory for serena williams. that's her on surveillance video in a san francisco restaurant. just watch what happens next. the man standing near the table reaching down swiping her cell from a chair. he heads for the door. she heads straight for him asking if he mistakenly took the wrong phone. she had her cell in hand and was back at her table in a minute flat. how's that for a grand slam? >> i am blown away because she's such a big star. i feel like she just acted like a pro. >> reporter: from this cyclist's clean grab in a busy intersection to the subway, many
people never even see it coming. one in ten eb americans falling victim but most not as fast as serena. they never get their phones back. her message on facebook? always listen to your super heroiner voice. always keep your things close. fight for what's right. stand for what you believe in from superstar to super hero. police say do not run after thieves. it's way too risky. don't believe your valuables out to begin with. two-thirds of those victims never get their phones back. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. >> it is a dangerous thing going after someone who has stolen your cell phone. i do like her approach asking did you accidentally take my phone. >> it wasn't confrontational. >> it wasn't. so it ended up in a good way. >> okay. >> come can up, cats and dogs. largest cat painting in the world. >> and a custom kayak for two
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let's end this. and now it's time for "the mix." a painting of your partner's lovers? >> there had would be too many. >> yeah. >> this one sold for almost $1 million. take a look at this. this is entitled "my wife's lovers." >> what? >> from the 19th century. it's 42 cats. >> oh. >> it sold for $826,000. you feel a little relieved it's cats and not some mystery man. >> 42 cats. >> carl taylor created this in 1893. it belonged to kate johnson who was a millionaire then. she owned 350 acres of land and. >> it's going for a lot of money. >> apparently according to the
person in sotheby's that they sketched each one individually. >> very cool. we're going to stick with the theme of cats and now dogs. a retired orthopedic surgeon decided he wanted to go kayaking with his prized golden retriever. so he rigged his kayak in order to modify it to get the dogs there. they obey orders, they get on and off as he wishes they would. now it's time for us to polka. >> one, two, three, four. >> from sub culture underground in new york city, the western swing of hot club of 2000 downtown. ♪ politics and foreign wars all the weather all scores ♪ ♪ that's the world news polka around the world and up the street the skinny is on gotham street that's the "world news now" polka. it's late at night you're wide awake and you're not wearing pants so grab your world "world news now" new and everybody dance ♪ ♪ have some fun be a pal every
this morning on "world news now airline anxiety. the expected changes as the airports after the plane crash in egypt. did an isis bomb bring down that jet? the new intelligence and a greater impact on american travelers. >> extreme weather from tornados and violent storms in the storen planes to snowfall in the west. today's warnings from accuweather. >> and help for people deprived of quality sleep. >> the serious problem of sleep apnea and why common treatments may not be the best treatments. >> and hillary clinton tells jimmy kimmel about what life will be like for bill if she's elected president. that's in "the skinny" on this friday, november 6th. >> good morning i'm r