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prayers. scott, the country its bracing itself for what could be a day of more violence. >> in tel aviv, thanks. ken taylor, the former canadian ambassador to iran has died. if you saw the oscar winning film "argo" you know his story. during the hostage crisis in 1979, taylor sheltered six americans and helped them escape with fake passports. for that he was awarded the u.s. congressional gold medal. ken taylor was 81. today a zimbabwean hunter expects to be cleared of charges that he helped an american illegally kill a beloved lion called cecil. the american, walter palmer does not face charges. deborah patta was there as the the hunter came into the cross hairs of the court. >> reporter: hiding behind dark glasses and a cap, hunting guide, theo bronkhearst sat in
his car waiting for court to start. he says he had a legal permit. >> i guess i shot a famous lion. >> reporter: cecil was a major attract, at the national park. the government says that he lured cecil off protected park land to a nearby farm where he was shot with a cross bow. >> absolute nonsense. we got the, the animal was on an elephant carcass. it is utter nonsense. we didn't have to lure him. he was there. >> reporter: he says he is being made a scapegoat. most of the $50,000 palmer paid for his hunting license goes to bronchearst. but those days could be over. >> it's destroyed us, eh. it's destroyed the family. my business. >> reporter: it's been tough? >> you know, we employ a lot of
people. and -- they are on halftime now. i guess each family is supporting six, six or more dependents. >> reporter: illegal hunting is prosecuted in zimbabwe, but the researcher, studying cecil was convinced because of the international outrage this time would be different. he believes the american dentist should have been charged. >> i really thought this was going to be an example to other people that have done this before who would do it in the future. so very disappointed we are not going to see justice. >> reporter: he told us if the american dentist isn't facing charge he's shouldn't either. his lawyers did not get a chance to argue the case in court today, scott, as the trial was postponed until next week. >> deborah patta reporting. thank you. a hollywood star puts a spotlight on a disorder affecting many new mothers. employers, let us in on the most
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actress hayden pantiere has a lot going for her. 26, successful, engaged, last december became a mom. this week she announced she is getting treatment for postpartum depression. hundred of thousand of other women are battling it too. dr. jon lapook has one woman's story. >> lauren saffron was 34 when she gave birth to lily. you looked so happy in the pictures. were you? >> no, i was very much the opposite. i was pretty certain i was not going to be able to handle being a mother. >> reporter: she was suffering postpartum depression. every year about 4 million women
give birth. anywhere from 8 to 19% report having frequent symptoms of depression. that's more than 300,000 women every year. dr. katherine burndoff of new york presbyterian treats women. >> the biggest myth about po postpartum depression is it doesn't exist. there are poem that believe it isn't possible to be depressed or upset or struggle around such a miraculous event as having a baby. >> reporter: saffron was treated with therapy and anti-depressants and is a therapist for women facing the same struggle she had. when you look at them now and think back to how you were feeling at the time you were born. what goes through your mind? >> it almost doesn't feel like it was me. you know? it feels so far away. >> the adjustment to motherhood. this is not easy. and, the idea that we want women to do it effortlessly and
smoothly and with a smile on their face is an enormous problem. >> reporter: it is common for women to have sadness, irritability and changes in mood after giving birth. the symptoms usually resolve in two weeks. but if they're severe or persist longer it is important to seek help. it is estimated at least 50% of postpartum depression goes unrecognized. dr. jon lapook. thank you, doc. law makers scrambled when tear gas filled the halls of parliament. that's coming up.
photos released by the kennedy library. a peek into camelot. john kennedy relaxing on the yacht. and daughter caroline, u.s. ambassador to japan. j.f.k. jr. inherited his dad's love of the sea. and a rare shot of the president enjoying ice cream. and a color photo of his interview with walter cronkite, 12 weeks before the assassination. you think debate gets heated in our congress. kosovo's congress emptied out when lawmakers set off tear gas
to protest a deal with serbia. kosovo declared independence from serbia after a vicious war. old grudges die hard. >> career builders out with its annual list of absurd excuses for calling in sick. one woman said she was going to the beach because she needed vitamin d from sun light. a man caught cheating on his wife, had to retrieve his belongings from the dumpster. and one guy said, grandma poisoned him with ham. but his boss thought it was baloney. a half century after the cuban missile crisis, cuban musicians in the white house. next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
we end with the latest sign and sound of improving relations with cuba. today cuban musicians performed at the white house for the first time in 50 years. here is margaret brennan. ♪ >> reporter: the sound of cuban music blasting through the white house was a remarkable moment for guitarist elandes ochoa. and singer omaro puertoando. they never thought they would make it here. what does that mean to you? >> translator: this represents her flag, her culture and her ideals. >> translator: the trip will be
part of his artistic record forever. ♪ >> reporter: for decade the musicians were little known outside cuba. until the 1990s when the buena vista social club album made them a worldwide sensation. ♪ ♪ that inspired an academy award nominated documentary. and soon many band members had found fame in their 70s and 80s. >> i look to sing. >> reporter: they see hope in the thaw between two cold war foes. do you think that relations between the u.s. and scuba are getting better? >> a day will come when everyone will be able to sit down and eat at the same table. that gets a laugh from omara who says her band mate speaks the truth and beautiful word. ♪
their final song was the spanish version of "perhaps, perhaps, perhaps" a song made popular by nat king cole. >> i knew nat king cole? >> you knew him? >> yes, in cuba. we sang with nat king cole and other singers. he sang in cuba "perhaps, perhaps, perhaps." ♪ ♪ perhaps, perhaps -- i can't hear you ♪ >> reporter: and perhaps has never been promising. ♪ perhaps, perhaps ♪ margaret brennan, cbs news, washington. and that's the "overnight news" for this friday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back with us a little later for the morning news and cbs "this morning." from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm scott pelley.
welcome to the "cbs overnight news." a woman charged with beater her son to death inside a church in upstate new york claims she was powerless to stop the attack. the lawyer for deborah leonard said it started as an intervention that soon spiraled out of control. six members of the word of life christian church remain behind bars. the mother and father charged with manslaughter. michelle miller reports from outside the church in chadwikz, new york. >> reporter: people around here say church members mostly kept to themselves, were secretive, and that some even lived inside this church building. well investigators say the sunday's deadly assault began when the two brothers met with other church members for what
was described as a "counseling session." photos taken inside the church the day after the deadly beating offer a rare glimpse inside the guarded building. police say on sunday night, 19-year-old lucas leonard and 17-year-old brother christopher sat down for a spiritual counseling session at the word of life christian church. at some point, the meeting became physical. >> both brothers were continually subjected to physical punishment over the course of several hours. in the hopes each would confess their prior sins and ask for forgiveness. >> reporter: monday, lucas' family drove him to the hospital when they realized he wasn't breathing. he died that afternoon. investigators later found his younger brother, still inside the church. he was taken to the hospital. police say both brothers suffered blunt force trauma and had injuries to their stomachs, backs, thighs and genitals. during the church.
investigators also found several other children who appear to be unharmed. the boys' parents. bruce and deborah leopard are faces charges of first degree manslaughter. four additional people including the victims' sister ear charged with second degree assault. devin garrimore is deborah leonard's attorney. >> apparently part of a church-related discipline being imposed on her two boys. i don't think it was her idea. >> reporter: what were they being disciplined for? >> that i can't say. >> you can't see in. only see lights on. all the windows are all boarded up. >> neighbors say church members tried to recruit them in the past. >> we always joked around and said they were a cult. which now we are believing that they probably were. >> reporter: litz lived in house next door for ten years. she says congregation members were nice but strange. the men wore long dark cloak and
she would hear chanting. >> i don't know itch they were speaking in tongues. i'm not sure. it was not english. not any recognizable language that i could distinguish. >> reporter: the group's secrecy raised eyebrows in the tight-knit community. >> no one was every loud in there. you just couldn't get. it was off limits. in zimbabwe, a postponement in the trial of the man who led the hunt for cecil the lion. he could face ten years in prison for allegedly luring cecil out of a protected park where she was shot with a cross bow. cecil ran away, found the next day and was killed. deborah patta had the story. >> tourists flk s flock to vic falls. one man missing today at the magistrate court, walter palmer, the minnesota dentist who shot and killed cecil the lion. all charges have been dropped against him. but the man who led the hunt is still being prosecuted.
hiding behind dark glasses and a cap, theo arrived at the court and sat in his car anxiously awaiting for proceedings to begin. turning his head from the camera he told us he had done nothing wrong. he claims he had a legal permit and would be vindicated in court. >> well i guess i shot a famous lion. >> reporter: the famous lion the iconic star attraction up the national park. the rare, black maned cecil. he believes he is the fall guy. >> there are many lions shot every year. as the far as my way, there were five shot this year alone. >> reporter: he broke down as he told us his life had been ruined. >> will it destroyed us, eh. it destroyed the family. my business. you know, we employ a lot of people. and they are all on halftime
now. i guess each families say porting six or more dependents. >> reporter: zimbabwean officials insist it was unlawful. illegal hunting is not often prosecuted. but collared cecil as part of an ox fard study. was convinced because of the international outrage surrounding the case it would be different this time. like many here, surprised charges were dropped against palmer. >> i really thought this was going to be an example to other people that have done this before who would do it in the future. so very disappointed we are not going to see justice. >> reporter: he said that the charges were dropped against palmer proves hissen innocence. he will have to wait longer to have his day in court. his case has been postponed yet again until next week. former pro basketball player and reality tv star, lamar odom
remains on life support in a nevada hospital. found unconscious in a brothel over the weekend. kevin frasier has the latest. >> reporter: according to a source inside the hospital close to the family that i spoke with yesterday, there were small improvements for lamar odom. he squeezed kim kardashian's hand. briefly opened his eyes. understand this he is a long way from being out of the wood and heap is fighting for his life. >> reporter: the first 911 call came in around 3:15 p.m. nevada time, tuesday. from a female employee of the love ranch. where lamar odom had been a guest since saturday. another male caller told operators about drugs he says odom had been taking. >> apparently had cocaine on him. pretty much, he did this on saturday. >> as far as you know there is
no cocaine since saturday. >> that is correct. >> reporter: the caller said odom was taking large amounts of reload, sexual enhancement drug, the fda warns could be dangerous if mixed with ser ton other medications. the owner of the love ranch. >> they said roll him on his left side. he started throwing up a lot. >> entertainment to night was allowed into the room at the brothel where odom was discovered. >> the police looked through this things. they didn't tell us they found anything. >> reporter: the nye county sheriff confirms a search warpt was executed for a sample of odom's blood. former lacquer teammates. kobe bryant and trevor ariza have visited odom's bedside. family and friend have kept a constant vigil and check on lamar. one thing they're hold. talk to him. he can hear you. the hopes he will hear a voice recognizable. come out of the coma.
there is new video tonight of perhaps the greatest prison break in modern times. notorious drug kingpin el chapo escaped in july from a tunnel under his cell. the new video shows guzman turning up the sound on his tv before loud jack hammers heard in the background i was his men chiseling away through the floor of his shower. none of the guard paid any attention. minutes later, guzman was gone. bill whitaker took a look at the escape for "60 minutes." >> gets arrested for the second time. knowing he escaped once before. goes to prison and is able to escape a second time. that's something like, no other
criminal in history you will be able to find. >> reporter: until he retired last year, jim dinkins was head of homeland security investigations. part of the international manhunt for el chapo more than a decade. >> he was literally in a well-fortified, constructed prison, designed to prevent shuch such an escape. >> maximum security prison in mexico. >> designed to penetrate people from coming frumg air or land. they didn't anticipate underground. >> reporter: that's exactly what he did. almost from the moment he was delivered here to altiplano prison in february, 2014. a construction crew from his cartel began digging a tunnel to free him. the wall here are as much as 3 feet thick. the airspace above is restricted. cell phones, prison officials say they're jammed for miles around. but none of that made a difference. from all most a mile away,
inside this hastily built, cinder block structure in a farmer's field, chapo's men dug down three stories. and then they burrowed 4,921 feet straight toward altiplano. a massive construction project right outside the prison, might have masked the is not of the underground activity. the tunnel went under the prison wall and beneath the plumbing and with pinpoint accuracy, it emerged directly into the shower stall of guzman's ground level cell. >> very difficult to navigate underground. point a to point b with minor deviations if any. and that is an engineering marvel. >> how difficult? >> very, very difficult. when the boss is behind prison. put your best team and foot forward. they did. >> at 8:52, saturday july 11th.
he ducks into a shower cell behind the privacy wall. the only place hidden from security cameras. and then he disappears. he climbed down into the tunnel, and climbed atop ape motorcycle. especially rigged on rail tracks to speed him to freedom. by the time the alarm sounded and a search began, guzman had vanished into the night. when mexican agents located the cinder block structure where the escape tunnel be gavenlt the construction crew was aulso lon gone. leaving behind tools. jen rater, oxygen tanks. jig saw and car batteries. >> what was your reaction when you heard el chappo escaped? >> disappointed not shocked. >> chuck rosen becker is head of the u.s. drug enforcement administration. >> he was in a maximum security prison? >> escaped previously in 2001. it had happened before.
we knew, we knew, he had intended to dupe it again. >> you knew he was planning to do it again? >> weep knew he and his folks, want to barack him out. we had jen ram chattgeneral cha before he broke out a second time. what they hoped to do. there was nothing in that information we had. about tunnels. >> he is a notorious tunnel manufacturer. >> tunnel king. >> the tunnel king. >> he is responsible for more sophisticated tunnels. any body in the history of drug trafficking in mexico. some what ironic he was able to escape using one of the techniques he perfected over the last decade plus. >> reporter: ironic, but not terribly surprising. during the last manhunt for el chapo, pursuers discovered this. >> the tub. look at this.
>> tunnel entrance in the plumbing. in this case beneath the tub. >> that's amazing. >> reporter: chapo devised smuggling methods. he packed drugs into fake cucumbers and bananas and mixed them with real shipments of produce. the thing he worked hardest on was making sure he could always get away. guzman was the first mexican drug trafficker to hierarch tekts and mining engineers to build elaborate super tunnels. complete with vent lax system. electricity and railways to ferry drugs under the u.s./mexico border. mexican authorities led us to a tunnel they found unfinished and just short of the border fence in tijuana. this tunnel was discovered just a couple weeks after the great escape. his cartel wasn't just focused on building his escape tunnel. continued building the drug tunnels at the same time. the border between san diego and tijuana is one of the busiest
international commercial jones in the world. you've will see ate staetd streams passing north and south. what you can't see is that bep neath one four mile stretch of this border it is crisscrossed with dozens of smuggling tunnels. why? because this industrial partiju acres of warehouses in the u.s. drug smugglers, dig down in a building over here. pop up in a warehouse inthe u.s. couple of hundred yard away. this is where el chapo's cartel, honed its tunnelling technique. >> when did el chapo first start digging tunnels here in the area. on record the first tunnel in 2010. >> gentlemen dimigglio., chief of the san diego task forcing, homeland security. border patrol. and dea. the task force was established
to what the government deems a threat to national security. >> down this road, there has been multiple tunnels found in warehouses here. >> how far is this? >> 1,400 feet. >> most tunnels are twice that length. >> what makes the area so appealing to them? >> just the infrastructure on beth side of the border. you know, and, in tijuana. you have all the commercial businesses there. import. export. just the warehouses there doing legitimate business. it is easy to conceal an i illegitimate business within the warehouses. like looking for a needle in a hey stack. >> how much does it cost them off to build one of the tunnels? >> estimate the it costs the cartel $1 million to $2 million. if they have one successful push through of narcotics they paid for the tunnel and then some. >> one load gets through. >> one load. not just one kilo. talking tons of narcotics going
through. >> led of marijuana for example could be worth as much as $5 million to $6 million. smugglers use the tunnels to move ware na, because it is too bulky, smelly, easy to protect. to transport over land. >> there you go. >> the team took us down into one of el chapo's closed subterranean passage ways. dug through the clay-like soil with picks, shovels and power tools. >> you can see bill's full report a your clever moves won't stop the cold and flu. but disinfecting with lysol can. lysol wipes and spray are approved to kill more types of germs than clorox. to help keep your family healthy, lysol that.
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he redefined the high wire act in 1974 in the sky above new york city. his death defying stroll between the world trade center towers is dramatized in the new movie the walk. felipe petite sat down to discuss the day with anthony mason. >> welcome to new york. anything to declare. >> i will hang a high wire between the two towers of the world trade center and walk on it. >> good luck. >> reporter: but that is exactly what felipe petite did on an otherwise ordinary day in 1974. >> there is somebody out there on a tightrope between the towers of the world trade center at the tippy top. >> reporter: for nearly an hour, quarter mile above manhattan, the 24-year-old frenchman, walked, even danced on a steel
cable, strung between the twin towers of the newly constructed world trade center. >> please tell me for a moment you were nervous that morning? >> i am never nervous before a performance. first i cannot afford to be the i always put myself on the wire, departure, with a feeling that is both mental and physical. the feeling of -- >> petite planned the caper more than six years and made a trial walk some years before. sneaking a cable between the spiers of the cathedral of notre dame in paris. but the tower walk was such an audacious feat that even the police who tried to coax him off the wire, were captivated. >> i personally figured i was watching something that somebody would never see again in the world. >> reporter: a consultant on the movie, he helped train joseph gordon leavitt in the art of wire walking the film's achievement is re-creating
through 3-d and cgi an event only captured in still images that day. >> the viewer in the film gets to look at everything around them. were you seeing all of that? >> no, no. and there is a beautiful scene, beautiful treatment of the moment. by the director just as i am step on the wire. the whole world does not exist. only a wire was there in my mind. he managed to show that by having fog invade the screen theven then we see a wire, walking into infinity, when i step on it, the fog diminishes and we weake up n new york on the wire. in the beginning it was simplistic, block the world and concentrate on the wire. so this is a lifetime of trying to find what i call the open focus that is completely closed and completely open. >> that's very interesting. you sort of have to be both in a way. >> i have to be both.
>> after the tower walk petite continue to perform, above the ground and on it. here, juggling for tips back in 1984. now 66, petite occasionally walks the wire. he is a performer in residence at new york's cathedral of st. john the divine. he holds frequent creativity workshops for kids. >> i want to try to share with you an image, a flash of the in possible. and is a popular motivational speaker. >> improvization is empowering. it welcomes the unknown. >> his legacy will forever be linked to that one bold act. made all the more resonant by the absence of his partners in crime, the twin towers. >> my life, when i look over my shoulder, though i am not at the end of the line. 66 years old. not in the middle either the i am an old man who refused to grow old. when i look over my shoulder to my life, i see one thread, one
some businesses in an upscale washington, d.c. neighborhood are accused of racial profiling through a mobile app. shop keepers using a messaging service to alert each other and the police about people who are acting suspiciously. but the vast majority of the reports are about black customers. the report from georgetown. >> reporter: in trendy georgetown, store owners will tell you shoplifting is part of the cost of doing business. keisha green works at elite. >> the people that are like a shoplifter they come in all the time. go to the same item. get the feel of the store. >> reporter: in 60 day as loan, police recorded more than 120 theft in the heart of georgetown. to counter crime businesses are using an app, groupme. works look a private chat room.
380 members include merchants, employees, community leaders and on duty police officers send descriptions and pictures of customers acting suspiciously. recent posts include african-american female, late 20. just stole from lacoste, need some one asap. person walking out, black male. >> we are all pretty alarmed by it. >> reporter: peter murray, reporter for the georgetowner newspaper was unsettled by what he saw. >> a glance at the app you see rashl bias. >> reporter: murray found from march 1 to july 5 of this year, 330 people were identified in messages warning of suspicious or criminal activity. of those, 72% were described as african-americans. >> not only was there this jump to conclusion somebody has committed a crime because they're suspicious or wearing a certain thing or have a certain hair style. but also the people who are texting each other are sort of reveling in this game of following people around and saying they're suspicious.
>> any idea what percentage of those identified as african-american are arrested? >> i would say very small percentage. less than 5%. >> reporter: joe sternly runs georgetown business improvement district which started the neighborhood groupme. he pushes back at the notion it is profiling. >> somebody posts something that is inappropriate, the group, our staff goes out, meets with the person, retrains them, makes sure they're comfortable with the rules and can abide. if they don't. wea we kick them off. >> one or two people have been kicked out of the group for racial profiling. originally, police here endorsed the use of the app. but yesterday when we asked metropolit! metropolitan, pd, would not comment. groupme wouldn't comment either. that's the "cbs overnight news" for this friday. for some of you, the news continues. for others check back with us a little later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new from the broadcast center in new york city.
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