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making news in america this morning, terror concerns at home and abroad overnight. a bulletin from the fbi and homeland 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 dressed as darth vader robbing a store and getting more than he bargained for season finale on "dancing with the stars," who was sent home setting the stage for tonight's big show and the
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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 here are new developments overnight. a joint bulletin issued by the fbi and homeland security 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 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 thought to travel around the world but to be
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vigilant. if you plan on traveling this holiday season, a new warning for you in the wake of recent deadly attacks in paris, mali and egypt. the state department issuing a 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 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. as this heightened alert remains global today, president obama is set to meet with french president francois hollande, but the french president might just leave empty-handed. president obama is showing no signs of expanding the u.s.
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strategy in the middle east and now western europe even though he's under pressure to do so from france. kendis, reena, back to you. >> stephanie ramos steph, thanks so much. a possible new clue in the international manhunt for the eighth suspect in the paris tift >> 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 city is on lockdown.
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i mean, everywhere you go you see police officers with masks, machine guns, army. >> yes. >> that high alert will remain in place until next week, but schools, public transportation and government offices in brussels will begin to open again tomorrow. we've got breaking news that is coming in from turkey where the military says it has shot down a russian plane, 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. this morning 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."
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of two jetliners plowing into the world trade center, law enforcement authorities detained and questioned a number of people who were allegedly seen celebrating the attacks and holding tailgate-style -- >> "the washington post" later said that article was incorrect. 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. in the meantime, 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 the lawsuits indicates that it violates the equal protection because indiana accepts refugees
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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 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 tried to herd them away from the scene, the shooting broke out. none of the injuries we're told believed to be life-threatening. the weather not doing favors to those flying to or from the west coast. there's a look at the radar. a storm system moving into california, oregon and washington. we're talking up to a foot of snow expected in the sierra nevada. more from accuweather's molly cochran. how is it looking, molly? >> good morning, kendis and reena. we continue to keep an eye out on this next system impacting
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the pac northwest bringing in some heavy snow totals through wednesday night. sierra nevadas could be looking 59 at 6 to 12 inches of snow. now, wednesday a very high travel day, before the thanksgiving 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. kendis and reena, 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. plus, a child battling breast cancer. one of the youngest patients
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damaged. >> he is forever associated with bombmaking. there's a picture out on the web below a blog post where somebody took osama bin laden's face off of a very famous picture of bin laden and dropped ahmed's face in that picture behind the beard. >> twitter, google, facebook all reaching out to ahmed and president obama, you'll recall, invited him to the white house but the family has moved to the persian gulf since and the country of qatar which offered him generous support for his education. volkswagen is making progress toward putting the diesel emissions scandal in its rearview mirror. the automaker has submitted proposals to federal and california regulators for fixing software that reported false results. volkswagen's ceo says it will be several months before the automaker knows who was responsible for installing that software. black friday three days away but people are already camping out to be the first in line for
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this morning. >> the crime two weeks ago shocked the country. officials say it was part of a string of burglaries in 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 arrest later this 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 mayor says gold has a difficult recovery ahead. and take a look at this the man that you see here dressed as darth vader is now other counts after attempting a holdup at a florida convenience
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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 his face. well, a utah couple is going public with an incredible health crisis. their 8-year-old daughter has breast cancer. it started with a lump 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 million are diagnosed and she's the youngest 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 cervical cancer survivor. dad, a "desert storm" veteran, has been diagnosed with
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as you can imagine, the medical bills have been astronomical. friends set up a go fund me page to help them. the nfl is looking into whether correct procedures were followed when the st. louis rams quarterback 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 asking why keenum wasn't replaced so he could undergo a required evaluation. speaking of football, the new college football playoff rankings are out tonight, and there's sure to be movement thanks to last weekend's games. don't forget last night's games and 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, jay has the lead in our miniature sports. >> patriots, who else, monday night football, there's tom brady and crew against the bills. time winding down second quarter.
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shaking corey graham, waltzes in for the score. rex ryan, he's not happy. pats lead 10-3 at the break. 17-10, ryan allen punt for 34 yards caught on the run by leodis mckelvin. watch, he'll fumble. loose ball recovered by jonathan freeny, returned the fumble five yards and lost it himself. that added to a field goal and led to a patriots win. got the former sonics against the jazz, kevin durant back from injury. set to face off second quarter already, durant, worked on the three in that off time. 18 first half points. durant and russell westbrook working well together, back together in the third quarter and in. team likes these two on the court at once. still in the third, thunder up by many, durant crossover, throw it down, big man. good move. durant, 27 and the return
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thunder winner, 111-89. >> i like it when he's healthy. >> yeah, when they're both healthy they're even better. >> absolutely. >> now back to international news. >> all right. something like that. up next in "the pulse," take a look at this dress. you've probably seen it. we're going to explain why it's going viral. >> i think it's blue, isn't it? and a teenager solving a rubik's cube in record time. .one of many pieces in my life. so when my asthma symptoms kept coming back on my long-term control medicine, i talked to my doctor and found a missing piece in my asthma treatment. once-daily breo prevents asthma symptoms. breo is for adults with asthma not well controlled on a long-term asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. breo won't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden breathing problems. breo opens up airways to help improve breathing for a full 24 hours. breo contains a type of medicine that increases the risk of death from asthma problems and may increase the risk of hospitalization in children and adolescents. breo is not for people whose asthma is well controlled on a long-term asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. once your asthma is well controlled,
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tum, tum, tum, tum smoothies! only from tums 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. >> tarek el moussa, host of "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
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and we are so thankful for her. >> so glad you made it. >> you look good. >> yeah, not too bad, look, it's healing. >> it 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. if not for you we probably would have never known. >> just a gut feeling. >> 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. spread. that is the best deal he they probably ever made. >> yeah, got to read your viewer e-mails. next up take a look at this 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. >> then several others in the
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group starting sharing pictures of themselves in the same dress. it looks like every meteorologist in the country is wearing this one. >> they say it's universally friendly and the budget friendly dress, $23, i'll take one in pink, please. >> not bad. smart. well, 14-year-old from kentucky is the new rubik's cube champion. the first person ever to solve it in under five seconds. lucas etter's record time, 4.9 seconds. take a look. >> whoa, whoa, whoa. >> boom! you can see that record time there on the clock. you saw it there. the other contestants official maryland, celebrated along with him. the previous record, by the way, sluggish, sluggish 5.25 seconds. of the day.
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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 in top. >> as easy as that. your next clue -- oh, wait. we're out of time. more news after this. moderate to severe crohn's disease is tough, but i've managed. except that managing my symptoms was all i was doing. and when i finally told
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top stories this morning, 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 remains on the highest alert 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 ballroom
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not yet over. it's tonight, "dancing with the stars" finale event started last night, though, with four 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 including, of course, his wife, alexa. singer thanked his pro partner witney. >> you know, this whole experience, like we came in and wanted to win but wanted to have a good time and show the world like how much love we have for everyone. and i think we did that, dance tonight. it was just full of life and proud of what we accomplished. you can make it right >> reporter: two other stars had perfect scores on monday night including nick carter who brought the audience to its feet with his dance to his own backstreet boys hit "larger than
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>> reporter: and then there's bindi irwin, the judges moved to tears by 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, 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. >> i look forward to that.


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