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banned the sale of electronic cigarettes to anyone under age 1. and it imposed heavy regulations on this multibillion dollar industry that has almost no oversight. last year three million teenagers used e-sig secigarett. >> reporter: for years, e-cigarettes flying off the shelves despite fda concerns about their health effects. with today's ruling the agency finally has the the purr to regulate them. we are finally leaving the world of the unregulated wild, wild west when it comes to sales of
>> mitch seller, directs the center for tobacco products. >> there was no regulation of these products whatsoever. >> reporter: manufacturers of e-cigarettes will be required to get products approved by the fda and report any harmful ingredients. >> i finally found a smarter alternative. >> e-cigarettes contain nicotine but not cancer causing tar in regular cigarettes. the fda and cdc have been concerned about ingredients in the vapor and effect of nicotine on brains of adolescent. >> nicotine is addictive and no kid should inhale vapor that includes nicotine into their lungs. >> from 2011 to 2015, e-cigarette use increased from 1.5 of high school students to 16%. during the same period, cigarette use dropped from 16% to 9%. is there a sense on your part that perhaps in the future those
kids who are using e-cigarettes might then start smoking. ⌞> the jury is out on the gateway effect of e-cigarettes. we don't need the answer to the gateway question now to conclude as a public health matter kids shouldn't be using e-cigarettes in the first place. >> manufacturers will have a grace period up to three years. after that the fda will enforce regulations to prevent products from being sold. if they don't meet requirements. dr. jon lapook. thank you, doctor. >> what happened in syria today could only be called a war crime. 2 people were killed. many women and children in an air strike on a camp of defenseless refugees. it was in rebel territory near turkey. we don't know who fired the shot. these deaths add to the 320,000 who have been killed in five years of syrian civil war. but, there its another cost. that its the loss of
irreplaceable history. the inheritance of all humanity. inside syria, elizabeth palmer met the heroes in that fight. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: the music filled an ancient roman amphitheater that only three months ago was under isis control. it like most of the ruins here only survived that occupation by luck. but a trove of palmyra's treasures were saved by archaeologists, syria's own monument men and women led by chief of antiquities, maamoun abdulkarim. we met him among the empty display cases of the damascus archaeological museum. right at the start of the fighting, abdulkarim emptied and closed all of syria's
antiquities museums. as the for priceless kpikts. 300 objects. he and trusted colleagues hid them. >> will you tell me where? >> just small group. but he did agree to show us photos of the crates in their secret hiding place. maamoun's time up. in palmyra, evacuating before isis rolled into town. they destroyed several important buildings. and laced the site with explosives which had to be carefully detonated. syria's civil war has kept its treasures off-limits for more than five years now. but abdulkarim is quietly planning for peace, eventually. and the day concerts in the amphitheater are not just for the benefit of soldiers, but once aopen to the world.
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prince. jamie yuccas reports. >> the headline of the minneapolis star tribune, percocet found in prince's system t saying in a statement released late this afternoon. her office has not released any information to anyone including law enforcement. law enforcement sources tell cbs news, they are trying to determine the source of prescription pills found on prince and in his home. an attorney for howard kornfel prominent drug addiction treatment doctor in northern california says the doctor was contacted to help prince the day before the singer's death. kornfeld sent his son andrew to minneapolis to facilitate tramt. william mauzy. >> andrew's purpose was to describe the recovery without walls program to familiarize prince with that. >> reporter: instead, andrew was among the group that found prince unconscious in the elevator the next morning. andrew kornfeld had in
possessi possession, buprenorphine. an addiction specialist at the university of minnesota. >> buprenorphine its used particularly with withdrawal, person maze be on tight withdraw from opiods or on it for maintenance. >> reporter: the medical examiner's toxicology report determining prince's cause of death could come next week. scott it could be sealed due to the ongoing criminal investigation. >> jamie yuccas near prince's home. thank you very much. extreme turbulence gave passengers a flight they'll never forget. coming up.
video you can hear passengers, praying, crying, screaming as the airbus a 330 violently shakes. the turbulence started 45 minutes before flight was scheduled to land in jakarta. shaking was so strong that oxygen masks deployed. and storage bins started to rip. photos posted on social media by passengers showed food and garbage strewn all over the cabin. this woman was on the flight. >> in my group there are three injured people she said. on the other group some got injured on their legs and one got a severe head injury because of hitting the cabin ceiling. while the plane landed safely more than 30 passengers and crew were injured. nine so seriously they were transparted to the hospital. many suffered broken bones. the airline is considered to have a good safety record. scott, the flight was supposed to return to abu dhabi but has
kentucky derby history could be made saturday. win for the 11 horse, would be the first for a trainer and jockey who are brothers. turns out both have experience cracking the whip. david begnaud introduces us. >> listen, we are two sides of a coin. okay. we are heads/tails. >> reporter: kent and keith desmormeaux grew up with horses riding around the cajun village of maurice, louisiana. >> he takes after my mother. i take after my father. >> reporter: why do i get the sense he is one that keeps you in line. >> you have good senses, yeah.
>> exaggerator, absolutely brilliant victory. >> reporter: kent is a superstar. a hall of fame jockey won the derby three times. but always been a partier and drinker. within the last five years, he has shown up in eeb rebriated. he was fined and ordered to counseling. few horsemen would hire him. >> this one picked up the phone. boy, you need to tighten up. when i got to the fork in the road. big brother was like you need to go right. you are going wrong. >> reporter: kent is back in riding shape and although still battling his demons. brother keith went to bat for him. convincing owners to give him another shot. >> there he is. >> reporter: this saturday, kent will ride the derby's second favorite, exaggerator, trained by big brother keith. >> reporter: did you think you would ever ride for him? >> no, no. totally surreal. i can't even believe it. i have to pinch myself. i cannot believe it is my
brother. >> reporter: you always looked up to him. >> forever. still do. don't say always. still do. he's my big brother. >> and they're off! >> reporter: for kent this ride run for the roses a ride for redemption and a chance to repay that big brother who bet on him when few others would. david begnaud, cbs news, louisville. that's the "cbs overnight news" for this friday morning. 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 joeovernight news. after becoming the presumptive nominee, donald trump is trying to bring together a party sharply divided over his candidacy. a major factor in the effort to unite the gop is who will join trump as his runningmate. chip reid has mr. on the vice presidential sweepstakes. trump told "the new york times" he will announce his choice for vice presidential candidate some times in early july before the republican convention. not clear who was on his list but he is giving some hints. >> i am considering a number of people. i think we'll have a great choice. >> reporter: when it comes to picking a vice presidential candidate. donald trump is a washington outsider looking for an insider.
>> think i will probably go the political route. somebody that can help me with legislation and somebody that can help me get things passed somebody that has been friends with the senators and the congressmen. >> reporter: wednesday the real estate tycoon laid out qualifications for perhaps his biggest job opening yet. while still early he said he would be open to considering former rivals, marco rubio and john kasich. >> i would be interested in vetting john. i like john. had a good relationship with john. gotten along well. >> reporter: the feeling might not be mutual. >> would you run with him? >> zero chance. >> reporter: last month, the ohio governor/presidential candidate told cbs this morning no way. he joined nikki haley who said my plate is full and not interested in serving as vice president. >> i don't think the list is going to be very long. donald trump is highly controversial. >> you know who is going to pay for that wall? >> and the vice presidential nominee would end up having to defend virtually anything and
everything that donald trump has said. >> who the hell do you want as your president, right? >> or will say. >> i think chris christie is fantastic. roim n new jersey governor chris christie has been by trump's side since after he quit the race in february. and mary fallon who says she hasn't been approached, admitted she would be flattered. >> everall politicians look to have power. i don't think there will be any shortage of republican whose want to be on the trump ticket. >> reporter: whomever trump picks, everybody agrees it will have to be somebody that can help bridge a divided republican party. >> the number two pick must be able to go to some people who said never trump and say let's give this guy a second look. he can beat hillary clinton. that's what we need to focus on. >> reporter: alabama senator jeff sessions and former speaker of the house newt gingrich has been mentioned as possibly being on the list. before trump makes his decision, he will be checking in with ben
carson who is expected to be on the committee from temperature its putting together to help him decide. >> learning more about the investigation into the death of prince. new details are emerging about the efforts to save the iconic musician before he died. jamie yuccas has more from the prince's paisley park compound. >> reporter: we know the dea and u.s. attorney's office are involved in prince's death investigation. at the same time, we have learned that prince's people reached out to a california doctor to help the singer with painkiller addiction less than 24 hours before he died. >> that mission was to get prince to a doctor in minnesota. on thursday morning. >> reporter: attorney william mauzy says dr. william kornfeld in california could not clear his schedule. andrew kornfeld took a red eye flight to meet with the singer. andrew wanted to convince prince
to check into his father's clinic in california after he was evaluated in minnesota. but when andrew arrived at prince's paisley park estate it was already too late. >> andrew heard the screams and went to the elevator where he saw that prince was unconscious. >> reporter: mauzy says andrew kornfeld made the call to 911. in the transcript he tells the dispatcher we are at prince's house. the person is dead here. and the people are just distraught. his attorney says kornfeld had buprenorphine to treat pain medication and addiction. >> those pills were to be delivered. >> prince was notoriously private. friends and people who worked with the singer over the years told us they never saw any addict tugs pain pills. however, cbs news confirmed that prescription painkillers were found inside his home. >> reporter: officials have not released a cause of death, we're told that autopsy results as well as toxicology are not
expected back for a couple weeks. when mauzy was asked about kornfeld transporting medications to prince's house. he declined to comment. >> today north korea holds its most important gathering of leaders in a generation. dictator kim jong-un, looking to cement is his hold on power at the first meeting of the workers party in 36 years. adriana diaz is in pyongyang with a look at the isolated country. >> our second full day here in north korea was carefully curated to show the military might. escorted around monuments and given history lessons about the country's weapons development program. in pyongyang, hundreds are nailing down choreography ahead of tomorrow's meeting of the workers party. the country's only party. we spent the day being shuttled around to historic sites. our visit to a gun factory turned museum was a thinly veiled effort to highlight north core c
core -- korea's military self reliance. we were told it was here that is a a child former leader kim jong-il fired one of the first north korean made rifles. his sharpshooter like aim was presented as absolute fact. >> three bullets and three got bulls eye. >> how old was he at the time? >> 7-year-old. 7-year-old got three bull's eyes. that's pretty impressive. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: the right to develop and bear arms is the government's top priority. with highly publicized nuclear and missile tests, north korea wants to prove it can defend itself against its so-called enemies like the u.s. after our tour, we returned to the hotel t . it's on an island. when not out shooting we spend time working here at the hotel we are not allowed to leave what a government guide.
built in the 1980s. as you can see by the telephone it hasn't changed much since. at this hotel american student, was caught trying to steal a propaganda poster. in march, the 21-year-old from ohio was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. we have been treated very well here with big smiles and warm welcomes. but that being said, the country's official newspaper referred to america this week as a chieftain of evil fated to meet a miserable end. >> the "cbs overnight news" will be right back.
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the east african country of tanzania is known for vast beautiful wilderness. but also for its devastating poverty. many of the nation's children have been orphaned abandoned or abused. some of them are finding refuge in a mountainside village run by an american woman and her business partner. bill whitaker takes us there in a story for 60 minutes. tanzania attracts about a million tourists a year. and this is one of the reasons why. the angora-gora crater where the wildlife its abundant and dip verse you all most can't believe their eyes. just over the ridge from this magnificent place lies our destination. it is not easy to get there. after a day on planes, almost
four hours of driving. last minutes on roads under acacia trees, coffee plantations and past villages, called camps where plantation workers live, we entered the gates of the rift valley children's village into another world. >> say hi. >> hi. >> hello, hello, hello. >> reporter: from the beginning you called this the rift valley children's village. not orphanage. why? >> yes. because my kids aren't orphans. they're not up for adoption. they never have been. and never will be because they're home now. >> reporter: india howell runs the home, a group of houses with her business partner and managing director peter leon massie. >> the legal guardian for the children in the village. >> yes, i am their legal guardian. indy and i, two legal guardians. he is mom.
i'm dad. >> reporter: they call you mama. >> they call me mama. then after they watched enough disney movies they start calling me mom. >> reporter: had you wanted to have your own kids? >> believe it or not i don't think i was issued with the biological clock as all of my friend became more frantic and started to marry people they would later divorce because they just wanted to have kids. i couldn't understand that drive. and -- here i am with more children than i can count and i can't imagine any other way. >> these are all your kids? >> these are all my kids. >> so what do the kids get here? >> i can ask you the same thing. about your home? what do the kids get? everything. when the kids come here, this is home. >> got to do a better job. >> the rift valley children's village is located near a town on nine acres of land donated by villagers. with 90 employees including
social workers, counselors and support staff, peppered throughout the year with many volunteers. there are 22 buildings, a third of which are the children any houses. each house has two deputy moms called mamas, all tans kneeian. the children here range from toddler to 21. >> let me get you a bag. >> they get food, clothing, shelter, education. and love. >> it's okay. >> reporter: like most large families the kids have regular routines. >> everybody awake? >> reporter: up at dawn. get ready for school. sit down for breakfast. ♪ ♪ >> we are family. >> snack time. play time. and like it or not, for bobo and desal, and everyone else, bath time. establishing traditions is big deal here. right down to birthday celebrations. ♪ happy birthday to you it might not be the exact date,
but for a little boy like eliasi, it's his day. every child who ends up with indy and peter has a story. some more poignant than others. seems like most of the children hatch lo have lost their parents or living with relatives and just some descriptions we came across here. frightened and angry. mistreated emotionally and physically. >> yeah, oh. this sweet little girl. she witnessed her father beat her mother to death. and probably, three, four years old. so, old enough to see what was happening. but, by no means old enough to have the, the emotionally process that. then -- moved in with relatives where she was being sold. she was being prostituted out. >> what india and peter have undertaken is no easy feat. and it all started with a trip india took to tanzania in 1998
which had nothing to do with children. >> how did you end up here in northern tanzania? >> my mother asked the same question. many times. quite by accident, actually. i agreed to go climb kilimanjaro with one of my best friend for her 40th. i had no interest in africa whatsoever. but stepped off the plane and knew i was home. >> reporter: the feeling that was so strong that after the climb, india went back to the u.s., quilt ht her job and aplir one with a safari company. she was hired and within three months was back in tanzania. >> why did you choose this area? >> reporter: peter who group in poverty but made it through high school was working to earn money for college at a safari company. india became his boss. >> what did you think of her? >> the first time to work under a woman boss. and an american woman boss. so i was really impressed.
and she was smart. and -- she had this sense of humor. but tough lady. >> this tough lady grew up in an exclusive enclave on the north shore of long island, new york, and was ceo of a business in boston, a world away from tanzania. >> you came here to work for a safari company. >> right. >> reporter: and end up founding a children's village. >> right. that seems like a big jump. but actually there is a, there is a thread. so, part of my job required that i go to the city of arusha every week. and every time you got out of the car you were just swarmed with all of these ragged little boys who i soon discovered were what we call street children here. and my mission from the beginning was to identify these kids that are living at risk before they're driven to the
streets. >> reporter: how did you find out that you beth hoth had this interest in helping needy children? >> i wrote a proposal, very small proposal about my hole village. and i showed it to india. i said, this is, i am really thinking to do this. >> reporter: the proposal suggested that through environmental conservation, a community cannot only sustain itself, but more importantly, enable children to thrive. >> he said you know i have written a business plan. i said i would love to see it. >> reporter: what did you think when you saw it? >> i thought it was brilliant. i am very practical. no matter what idea comes to me. my first thought its where does the mun neoney come from. it doesn't matter if you can't pay and sustain the. so peter's proposal was all but forgotten. then this happened. one of india's employees at the safari lodge told her he was quitting his job and abandoning his 3-year-old son named doctor.
just like that. india was thrust into motherhood. >> there is this little peanut in a shuka, the fabric that the massai wear. we just looked at each other. and it was look we had been looking for each other forever. and we finally found each other. and he just ran into my arms. and i was sunk. for life. >> riziki also abandoned by her birth parents followed doctor, and juma, india named after her new mom. now a full time mother of four, india decided to leave the city of arusha and safari business and move to the countryside where she rented a house on an old coffee plantation. sir, this alien life form is growing at an alarming rate. growing fast, you say? we can't contain it any long... oh! you know, that reminds me of how geico's been the fastest-growing auto insurer
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locked into bags which can't be opened until class is over. >> by separating something primarily for their social life i'm hoping that it brings them amt little more into the moment. the bags made by a startup, yonder. its founder graham degoney is attempting nothing less than breaking cell phone addiction. >> you felt we needed etiquette for the digital age. >> yes, something to help people engage in a real way. what it symbolizes is a movement. and the bag its just the tool. >> reporter: the yonder pouch locks like a security tag in a clothing store. if some one needs to access their phone they can choose to leave the phone free zone. degoney introduced the bags in nightclubs in san francisco. a new movement challenging the new normal. viewing the world through the screen of a smart phone. the yonder bags are mandatory for everyone attending a performance by comedian dave chappell. >> we had a strict no cell phone rule for years.
obviously if you look on youtube you will see very few people adhere to it. >> reporter: before the bags, chappell found himself telling jokes to people distracted by their devices. >> it would be very hard for you to talk to anybody if he was doing this the whole time you are talking. >> reporter: he hopes to see the bags used in arenas that seat as many as 20,000. >> after the first five minutes. twitchy hands. looking for their phone. people forget about it and slip into the kind of natural mode of interaction that's the golden moment. >> reporter: back at mercy high. administrator summer ditner admits to having phone separation anxiety. >> i walked into a club. they asked for my phone. i said no. then they said you need to put your phone in here or you can't see anything happening in the venue. so, they gave me the thing. put the phone in. put it in my purse. >> reporter: you were separated from it. couldn't use it. >> look being separated from your own limb, but in the end, i remembered more than i typically do at a concert.
>> the experience prompted her to lease the bags for her school. for senior alley ick, locking up her phone was a mental adjustment. >> maybe if there is something going on on social media i could be really tempted to, to want to check my phone every second. but then with the yonder pouches it really takes away the feeling you don't have to worry about it so much. >> junior daniella had to bag her phone for three days on a school retreat. >> i could hear it vibrating. i couldn't use it. >> you hated it? >> so much. >> did you see any benefit? >> a break from reality. i forgot about everything. even school. it was nice. >> reporter: not everyone is ready to let go of their electronic addictions. this concert goer was caught red-handed. >> you are no longer welcome in the venue while dave is performing here. >> i understand why people use their phones and why people are addicted to this technology. i'm not any different than them. people watch the show they're in the moment. and they're, vastly more fun to
some wine sellers are accused of misleading customers about what is inside their bottles. carter evans shows us the undercover investigation. bottle after bottle after bottle. cbs' undercover cameras went to five bevmo locations in southern california and discovered mismatches between the highly rated wine described on the signs and the bottles on the shelves. not just bevmo and california. we found similar stores in new jersey, but bevmo the only one targeted in this lawsuit. it claims consumers are being misled though there is a disclaimer printed on each shelf tag. >> we are suing bevmo because bevmo is engaging in a
bait-and-switch fraud. >> reporter: not just in the store. we ordered four bottles of highly rated wine on bevmo's website for in store pickup. we clicked the option that says we didn't want vintage substitutes. but when we showed up, we got wines from four different years. three with lower ratings. the clerk offered an explanation. >> it's difficult to keep up with the vintages. >> reporter: internal e-mails obtained by cbs news, bevmo has been aware since 2010. one read this is a corporate problem. we all have heard this complaint about vintages many times. we asked this los angeles somalier to do a blind taste test comparing the one we ordered to one of the bottles we received. >> i would not know there was a difference. >> reporter: how much does vintage matter? >> when you are talking about collectible wines. when it matters. >> reporter: $20 and under.
>> in that price range doesn't make that big of a difference. >> reporter: still she says wine sellers have an ethical on li investigation to tell the truth. >> there should be level of trust between the consumer and wine merchant. >> reporter: in a statement to cbs news, bevmo said meeting customers needs and expectations is bevmo's number one priority. while we cannot comment on pending litigation we take this very seriously. we are confident our policies and practices fully comply with the law. >> if we look at their disclaimer. it's down here. the reason you can't read it or see it because the the way they're advertisements are designed you can't read it. >> reporter: the lawsuit has been in legal limbo since 2014. a hearing is set for next week. carter evans, los angeles. that's the "cbs overnight news" for this friday morning. 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 jericka duncan. ♪ it's friday, may 6th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." more trouble for donald trump as speaker paul ryan says he's not ready to rally behind his party's presumptive nominee. trump's reply to the republican leader. playing a game of mercedes pinball. >> a murder suspect leads police on a wild chase. keeping cops and commuters waiting for hours while he's holed up behind the wheel. spacex success. while you were sleeping an unmanned rocket lifted off and landed at sea. why the touchdown surprised even