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>> that's great. an overpopulation here and they go out to the east coast where they will get a good home. "world news" with david tonight, breaking news. we're on the scene right now. the horrific attack at a major american university. the suspect plowing into pedestrians, then going on the attack with a butcher's knife. multiple victims. and what we've just learned about the suspect. also breaking tonight, the recount battle. the first state set to begin. we're there tonight with new reporting. president-elect donald trump drawing outrage from some after tweeting claims of voter fraud elsewhere with no proof. and could there be any change in the outcome of the election? severe storms at this hour. a tornado watch right now. heavy snow, rain and ice. that system marching east tonight. the record-breaker. holiday sales already. and now, it's cyber monday. the best deals you can still get tonight. and the missing mom mystery tonight. three weeks after she vanishes, then found by the side of the road.
the new headline at this hour. good evening. and we're just back from our weekend reporting from cuba, and we begin tonight with the breaking news right here at home. shortly before 10:00 this morning, a campus-wide alert going out at ohio state university. a suspect on the attack. the chilling warning in a tweet to run, hide, fight. a massive police response. the fbi joining in. students barricading themselves in classrooms with whatever they could find. the suspect had rammed his car into a crowd of students, bystanders, then taking aim with a butcher's knife. there were multiple victims. the suspect was killed by an officer, and tonight, we now know the attacker's identity, and his chilling message minutes beforehand. abc's alex perez, leading us off from columbus. >> reporter: tonight, a terrifying scene at ohio state university. the chaos starting as the campus is coming to life. it's just before 10:00 a.m. when
authorities say a male suspect in a car deliberately jumps a curb and plows into pedestrians. >> fire department. >> this is osu. we have a vehicle that struck several pedestrians. >> reporter: the driver then exits the car, carrying a butcher knife, and starts slashing people near the engineering building, watts hall. >> be advised, we got a man with a knife running around, cutting people. >> it looked like he was trying to hurt as many as he could. >> reporter: a campus officer confronting him. >> and he was yelling, and the guy wouldn't stop. and the guy charged the cop, and the cop was forced to shoot him. >> reporter: just one minute after the attack begins, the cop firing the fatal shot that takes down the suspect. seen here on the ground, surrounded by officers. authorities tonight identifying the suspect as a student at osu, abdul razak ali artan. the school newspaper says this is his photo. >> everybody was running in any direction they possibly could. i ran into a bathroom. luckily, it was just a single stall. i was able to lock myself in there.
>> reporter: the campus now on edge as authorities start hunting for a possible second suspect. the university tweeting, "run, hide, fight. watts hall." and sending text alerts to the community. >> and then, you know, we were starting to get texts that there was a shooter on campus. so, they locked the building town, had us all go up to the third floor. >> reporter: some students barricading themselves inside classrooms, piling up chairs against the doors. as ambulances and fire trucks race in to treat the wounded. >> i need medics to macquigg lab as soon as possible. severe bleeding out of some of them. >> reporter: 11 patients are rushed to local hospitals with stab wounds and injuries from being hit by that car. one in critical condition. >> the most police cars i've ever seen in one moment in my entire life. >> reporter: fbi agents arrive with tactical units, including a s.w.a.t. team and a bomb squad. and this terrifying warning. law enforcement says parents should not call students who may be on campus, because their loved ones could be in hiding. a ringing phone could give them away. then, in late morning, the
all-clear. >> i tried to keep everybody calm. they did a really good job. i love my students. >> reporter: as authorities tonight continue to investigate the crime scene, they know believe the sole perpetrator at the scene was artan, the student behind the wheel of this car. and are praising that campus officer, now identified as officer alan horujko, who took him down. >> our officer was on-scene in less than a minute, and he ended this situation in less than a minute. he engaged the suspect and he eliminated the threat. >> acting very quickly there. alex joins us tonight live from the scene there at ohio state university. and alex, you're learning more about that officer who took down the suspect? >> reporter: that's right, david. we now know that officer is 28 years old and has been with the campus police force for less than two years. tonight, authorities are saying, his quick action may have saved lives. david? >> alex perez leading us off tonight. alex, thank you. and as i mentioned at the top, that message. we have learned of a facebook post, just moments before this
all happened. abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross with the new clues at this hour, into what might have motivated the suspect to do this. >> reporter: just three minutes before the first 911 call today, abdul razak ali artan posted this message on facebook, according to law enforcement officials. "i can't take it anymore. america. stop interfering with other countries, especially the muslim ummah. we are not weak. we are not weak. remember that." >> certainly, authorities need to treat this as a potential terrorist attack. >> reporter: as police and the fbi tonight carry out a search warrant at artan's home in columbus. >> talk to anybody who he might have associated with, find out what they knew. >> reporter: the picture emerging of him is that of a somali immigrant -- >> abdul razak artan. >> reporter: -- who, in this school video, taken just five months ago, seemed to be living the american dream. until he turned on his adopted country, becoming radicalized based on what he read and heard online.
artan was recently profiled in the campus newspaper, "the lantern," blaming the media for making muslims feel scared on campus. >> so many people who are flipped by isis propaganda remotely look like they're leading successful lives. it's so hard to predict when the propaganda will get through to them to the point where they crack and go violent. >> reporter: in recent weeks, isis has been urging its followers to copy the vehicle attack that took place in nice, france, when 84 people were killed by a terrorist driving a semitruck through the bastille day celebration there. and just two days ago, isis posted this new video, instructing its followers how to use a knife to attack nonbelievers. >> but back to the suspect, and it would appear, such a stark contrast, just a few months ago at that other graduation he was at. >> reporter: that's right. so happy. >> any other clues from the facebook post? >> reporter: yes, david.
he actually calls himself in that facebook post a lone wolf. and he says, if you want us muslims to stop carrying out those lone wolf attacks, then make peace with the muslim world. those are his words today. >> all right, brian ross, you'll stay on this throughout the night. thank you. next tonight, nearly three weeks now after election day, and the recount set to begin in wisconsin. and perhaps two more battleground states, michigan and pennsylvania. a little more than 100,000 votes in those three states deciding this election. abc's david wright is in madison, with the president-elect outraged over the recount, and the clinton team very careful to point out, they are not leading this charge. >> reporter: tonight, the campaign everyone thought was all over is suddenly back for an encore. >> good morning, america. >> reporter: the wisconsin election commission now gearing up for a recount, requested by green party candidate jill stein. stein is also challenging the vote in pennsylvania and michigan. three battlegrounds hillary clinton lost by a combined 100,000 votes, deciding the election. >> this is an election in which there has been hacking and allegations of tampering all
over the place. >> reporter: during the campaign, u.s. intelligence agencies concluded russia tried to undermine the election by hacking team clinton and the dnc. it's one of the reasons thousands of supporters urged the clinton campaign to join the recount effort. the clinton campaign says it hasn't uncovered any evidence the vote was tampered with. and they don't expect the results to change. during the campaign, it was donald trump who often complained the fix was in. >> it's a rigged system. it's a rigged election. 1.8 million dead people are registered to vote. >> reporter: and he's still complaining. on twitter, he went on a tirade about the recount, calling it "a scam" and tweeting out hillary clinton's own words. >> we must accept this result and then look to the future. >> reporter: and trump went on to make some astonishing claims. even though clinton's lead in the popular vote is now more than 2 million, trump now
insists he won the popular vote, "if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally." he's also alleging "serious voter fraud in virginia, new hampshire and california." no evidence for any of it. election officials across the country outraged. >> yeah, i know it's false, but it's hard to combat, you know, facebook and twitter. or the president-elect. >> reporter: in california, the secretary of state called trump's allegations of voter fraud "absurd." adding, "his reckless tweets are inappropriate and unbecoming of a president-elect." clinton campaign attorney mark elias expressed his frustration about all of this in a tweet, saying, "we're getting attacked for participating in a recount we didn't ask for by the man who won the election but thinks there was massive voter fraud." david? >> david wright in wisconsin for us. david, thanks. meanwhile, president-elect trump with a full schedule of very telling meetings today. among them, retired general david petraeus. a candidate now for secretary of state. but mitt romney and rudy giuliani have already been vying for that job, and abc's tom
llamas tonight with the very public battle now for the role of secretary of state. >> reporter: today, president-elect donald trump summoning one of his favorite military leaders to trump tower. retired general david petraeus, now a contender for secretary of state. >> meeting went very well. i was with him for about an hour, he basically walked us around the world, showed a great grasp of a variety of the challenges that are out there and some of the opportunities, as well. >> reporter: petraeus, the most famous military commander of his generation, falling from grace after he leaked classified information to his mistress. forcing him to resign as director of the cia. a punishment trump said went too far. >> and general petraeus' life and reputation has been destroyed for doing nothing. >> reporter: today's meeting comes as trump's senior adviser kellyanne conway wages an unusual public campaign against another candidate for secretary of state, mitt romney.
once one of trump's toughest critics. >> donald trump is a phony, a fraud. his promises are as worthless as a degree from trump university. >> reporter: conway says trump's supporters would feel betrayed if romney gets the job. >> there was the never trump movement and then there was governor mitt romney. he went out of his way to hurt donald trump. i don't think a cost of admission for party unity has to be the secretary of state position. >> reporter: others on team trump pushing for long-time loyalist rudy giuliani. but romney's got a powerful voice on his side. vice president-elect mike pence. >> it's going to be a busy week. get ready. buckle up. >> a lot of questions tonight about whether kellyanne conway said that on her own, or whether the trump team knew she was going to say that, tom. he's with us live from trump tower. and there are also reports that president-elect trump was upset with kellyanne conway about those comments. what did she say about it today, you talked to her? >> reporter: david, that's right. i spoke with kellyanne conway tonight. she says, anything she says on television, she tells the president-elect in person. she says she spent all day
working by trump's side today, and that those reports are completely false. david? >> tom llamas tonight. tom, thank you. next this evening, a judge ruling that dylann roof can represent himself at his trial for the massacre at an historic black church in south carolina. the self-described white supremacist charged in the shooting deaths of nine worshippers at charleston's emanuel ame church. jury selection getting under way just after today's ruling. roof objecting to the only black juror considered for the panel. next, to the extreme weather at this hour. a tornado watch in parts of two states right now. two separate storm systems now that will be here in the east this time tomorrow night. winter weather alerts in 12 states, from washington to new mexico. rough driving right there in flagstaff, arizona. a second front kicking up four reported tornadoes in nebraska. and there are more possible along the gulf tonight. meteorologist rob marciano is tracking it all for us live tonight. rob? >> reporter: hi, david. you know, this year, the tornado count is below average. and we've seen very few this fall.
but tonight, the setup is right for multiple spots. take a look at the radar. we've got watch boxes up for louisiana, mississippi and alabama until 9:00. and then, those tornadoes reported in iowa, a little further north, closer to the low where there's more spin. and more on the back side of that, more snow going to be blowing in the dakotas the next two days. the rain moves east and will be in the northeast, the big cities by 6:00 tomorrow night. it will make for a messy commute. extreme drought in new england, they will take this rain. extreme drought in the southeast, and the fire zone, this will put some of the fires out. definitely good news there. david? >> tracking it all tonight for us. rob, thank you. next this monday evening, to your money. a few hours left in this cyber monday, as they now call it. records already broken in online sales over the thanksgiving holiday. abc's chief business correspondent rebecca jarvis tonight, helping to save your money with deals still to be had in the hours ahead. >> reporter: tonight, a cyber monday for the record books. rather than rush into stores, shoppers today racing online. overall, sales expected to top $3 billion.
amazon experiencing its best cyber monday in history. >> this is the day when you see site-wide sales. >> reporter: still going tonight, 60% to 75% off the children's place. 50% off at banana republic, gap and old navy. plus, more sales ahead. >> it's actually better to wait to buy things like toys, tools, hardware, gift cards until the middle of december. so, if you can wait, the prices are better as we get closer to christmas. >> reporter: and shop like a pro by clearing your internet history to be sure you're getting the best deal. plus, double check promo codes on sites like retailmenot to get additional discounts on top of the specials. david, cyber monday is also a great time to shop for travel deals. we found hotels, tickets to shows and vacation packages for as much as 70% off. david? >> rebecca jarvis with us tonight. rebecca, thanks. there is still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this monday. the missing mom mystery in california. there are new developments tonight. the mother of two found alive,
three weeks after vanishing. an eyewitness who discovered her speaking out tonight. and we've learned that authorities have talked to the mother who vanished again today. also tonight, the midair scare. the passenger plane taking off from the u.s., forced to turn around. they heard a boom in one of the engines. we'll have more on that coming up. and now boarding. look at this. this morning on our way back to new york from havana, cuba, the history-making moment we were not expecting. what we learned as we began to board this plane. we'll be right back.
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looking for any clues that could lead to her abductors. do you believe mrs. papini's story? >> absolutely. she reported she had been abducted. she was discovered in restraints and had been assaulted. >> reporter: the hunt is on for the two hispanic women papini described, believed to be armed and dangerous. it was dark, just like this, when sherri papini told authorities her captors just dropped her off, right there behind me, 150 miles from her home on thanksgiving day. >> it was dark and when i saw her, it was like she came out of nowhere. >> reporter: allison sutton spotted papini and called police. >> my initial response to my daughter was, i could have hit her. >> reporter: david, the sheriff also told me they're investigating sherri papini's past, including her previous divorce and any online activity. david? >> kayna whitworth with us. kayna, thank you. coming up, the urgent manhunt in new orleans. the deadly shooting in the french quarter on bourbon street. one dead, several hurt. police asking for your help tonight. and then the passenger plane, turning around in midair after taking off here in the u.s.
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are looking to the future, too. we asked this man who he's heard about our president-elect. [ speaking foreign language ] he tells me, "no one knows. we have to wait and find out." so many wondering if mr. trump will continue the thaw that began with president obama. the teenagers. [ speaking foreign language ] they tell me, "the relationship with the u.s. right now is very good." they, too, are now waiting. and just this morning, we witnessed that thaw already beginning. our journey back beginning at the havana airport, where we learned we would be boarding the first commercial flight from havana to miami in decades. this is the inaugural certificate. >> this is the first flight to miami out of havana. >> am i the first passenger to get one? >> you know what, you could be the first passenger to get one. >> i'm now the first one. the inaugural certificate. a pin for every passenger. it's the american flag and the
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eight people went to the hospital on thanksgiving, three have died. >> details on a murder case that has been classified as a hate crime. >> this organization is the hackers. >> how the hack that made muni rides free for a weekend could have been much worse. >> if we felt like there was a need to close down, we would. we did not feel like that. >> good evening. >> an investigation is underway to find out what sickened
people. >> this investigation is just beginning because as we learned tonight here at the health department, all of the patients involved were sickened or died, lived at the same facility. they may have contracted this illness in their own home. sulter delta hospital started receiving patients and three died. officials are not releasing details about the patients nor confirming reports that they're elderly. of the patients attended a thanksgiving charity meal hosted by golden hills community church. 835 people attended that event and part of the challenge is tracking