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your thanksgiving travel forecast coming up. point blank. the medical student recovering tonight after stepping in to save a woman. her attacker shooting him in the stomach, then aiming for his head. police now naming a suspect. and, record breaker. the retired navy s.e.a.l. and hihis death-fying flight. why he's going the distance for his fellow veterans. good evening. thanks for joining us. i'm tom llamas. we begin with, around the country, special precautions at weekend sporting events. a wrestlingng event in atlanta taking extra steps, and a predawn drill. what to do what a suicide vest
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air travel worries also. ron claiborne with the story from laguardia airport tonight. >> reporter: tonight, americans on edge, heading into some of the busiest travel days of the year. this plane diverd because officials say three people were behaving strangely. the flightht headed to los angeles. the passengers taken off the plane, questioned, and then later allowed to get on a different flflight. and the fbi said it had no specific or creditable investigation on an attack. >> if it can make people afraid, they are winning a victory
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against the country they're targeting. >> reporter: in new york city, hundreds of responders taking part in an exercise. today, president obama vowing that fear of being targeted by terrorists will not become the new normal. >> they can't beat us on the battle battle battlefield battlefield, so they're trying to make us afraid. and i won't let that happen as president. >> reporter: and many travelers seeing a much heavier presence from police,or weeks and probably months to come. tom? >> ron, thank you. tonight, the center of brussels, belgium. it's also the home of this man, the suspected eighth paris attacker. tonight, the hunt for him is on. martha raddatz is in brussels
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>> reporter: tonight in buss bresz els, in the heart of the city, the police and military blocking off the streets. briskly moving pedestrians along. and warning journalists after a threat was reported. >> if we start shooting you are in the crossfire. >> reporter: it appeared to be a false alarm, one of several tonight. but it is no wonder the poce are on edge, again tomorrow this city, wi be on lockdown, the subways shuttered, schools closed, shopping malls, restaurants, all potential targets in what belgian officials fear is an imminent mass casualty attack, by multiple a assailantin multie locations. the paris scenario. the u.s. embassy urging american citizens to shelter in place. this as the manhunt for
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believed to be on this surveillance video. 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 today that the family though he was going on a ski trip when he disappeared prior to the attacks, and now he is hopeing he ends up in jail than dead. outside that brother's home today, in a neigorhood that has s sent morthan any other he to fight and train 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. but until abdeslam is found, and the other men they believe are stalking this city, prepared to attack, brussels will remain on high alert, each day reassessing the threat, taking no chances tom. >> we see that high alert right behind you. thank you.
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still gathering outside that concert hall where some 90 people were killed in the attacks. tonight, for the first time, the band is speaking out. lama hassan is reporting f from paris tonight. >> 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 that hid under my jacket. >> reporter: it was the bone chilling moment the band knew something was wrg. you can hear the gunfire ringing out, the attackers storming in.
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interview with vice news, lead singer jesse hughes explains what happened. >> so many were killed is because so many people wouldn't leave their friends. so many people put themselves in front of people. >> reporter: the band managed to escape o 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 liveved. >> reporter:r:tonight, outside the bataclan, you can still see people coming to pay their respects, nine days after the attacks. tom? >> thank you. of course, terror also striking the country of mali in the past few days. at least 19 people died. as well as at least one american. here's alex marquardt. >> reporter: it was eight and a half hours of terror. >> i just knew i was dead. >> reporter: you had resigned yourself to the fact that you were dead? >> yeah, basically. >> reporter: the assault started at 7:00 a.m. as state department
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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 ro 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 where you thought, we're not going to get out of here? >> when the gunfire was going downhe 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 groupased in north africa. mali's defense minister would
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not confirm the claim, but said whoever is behind it is part of the growing wave of terror being seen around the world. tom? >> thank you. that string of attacks now a top concern in the race for president. and a new poll out tonight shows donald trump holding a firm lead. then carson, rubio, cruz, and bush. and tonight, the front runner with strong words on torture, and how he says some american muslims reacted after 9/11. here's devin dwyer. >> reporter: tonight donald trump is turning up t 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
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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 anand thousas 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. >> it did happen. i saw it. >> you saw that -- >> it was on television. i saw it. >> reporter: 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 sayse wants a database to track muslims in america and wants surveillance of mosques. at h rallies -- >> get him out of here! get him 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
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was doing. >> trump leads ben carson by ten points. the fouh straight month he's held the lead. and in iowa, early signs that trump may be closing in. and to the weather tonight. parts of illinois getting somee of their biggest november snow totals on record. and nothing moving at airports, cancellations at o'hare. and phillip mena is in illinois tonight.t. >> reporter: a blast of winter, behind blinding snow and icy roads.
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gusts reduceing visibility. and more than 1,000 flights cancelled at chicago airports. o'hare setting up cots for nearly 900 passengers stranded overer night. some places getting6 inches of snow. the storm, snapping trees and power lines. jolting some residents out of bed. >> the power line went into t street. it was crazy. >> reporter: were you prepared for so much snow? >> it's a bit of a shock. coming from the warm weather we had. so, no, not really. >> reporter: stadium workers else scrambling before the iowa/purdue game. back here in chicago, it's only tten colder since the storm.
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expected to warm up in time for thanks thanksgiving. >> and rob marciano is here. >> here's the next storm coming in. to the pacific northwest, wind, rain, snow, and cold air. tomorrow afternoon, to t south and east on tuesday. and again, the cold air will be the main issue. i think travel will be tough in california, washington, oregon, i-5. and dallas, mild weather, and warm, with the snow melting it could cause problems. but east of the mississippi, pretty pleasant. and in chicago, in the middle of the snowstorm, a fire broke out at one of the most
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to kill the good samaritan who saved her. surveillance video captured the woman walking alone in new orleans at nearly 4:00 a.m. friday morning. >> she was fairly intoxicated at the time. >> reporter: a hooded man >> we will pursue this person with everything that we have. >> reporter: the woman disappears from frame. shis alone with her alleged attacker when gold, who is a fourth-year medical student at tulane university, drives by the 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. >> two victims. one male shot in the stomach. perp i is a blacmale, wearing a grey hoodie. >> reporter: the suspect tries to shoot gold but he fails and takes off in this suv. >> reporter: an anonymous bystander saw it all. >> i saw the guy with the gun shoot the guy in the stomach.
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stand over him and attempt to shoot him. >> reporter: in a statement to abc news, gold's family thanks everyone for their continued concern. saying peter's condition is improving. a friend and classmate describes him as a great guy who "always has your back." gloria riviera, abc news, washington. coming up, a singing audition takes a turn. how one steals the showow. take a close look. what was it about her? our ndex," up next. non-small cell", eveviously tated with platinum-based chemotherapy, it's not every day something this big comes along. a chance to live longer with... opdivo, nivolumab. opdivo is the first and only immunotherapy fda approved based on a clinical trial demonstrating longer life...
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and suddenly the wind grabs him, spinning him around. >> i knew i was in for a wild d ri. >> reporter: he could have passed out. even died, but managed to regain control. >> after the spin, the flight itself was visually breathtaking. >> reporter: he 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 that didn't make it back. >> i couldn't imagine making the sacrifices that i've already made and then at the end of the day not having him to come back 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 thatat there a peoplple and organizations back here at home that are willing to step in, i 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.
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john donvan, abc news, washington. >> incredible. we thank john for that story. "gma" first thing tomorrow morning, david muir w will b back tomorrow night.
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have a great evening.are iowa's most accurate weather team and we start with your forecast first." james/wx wall it looks like we have bottomed out on our coldest temps, and will be warming up as we get to mid week. your week will start out sunny and cold, but the melting will really start on tuesday as highs move back into the 40s. 50s will quickly follow mid week, along with rain showers for thanksgiving...yes rain, not snow! making those holiday travel plans a lot less stressful. average highs and lows will return as we get to


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