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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday, october 13th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." overnight the trump administration ends $7 billion in obamacare subsidies for millions of low-income americans and the white house says they are unlawful. democrats call the move pointless sabotage. california's wildfire disaster is now the deadliest in the state's history. ahead, survivors and firefighters describe the huge scale of the catastrophe. police in new york and london look into harvey weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct. plus amazon's studios chief is suspended after he is accused of sexual harassment. a dea whistle-blower claims the government enabled an
epidemic of opioid-related deaths. we'll preview sunday's explosive investigation by as many "60 mi and "the washington post." today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. this is absolutely the worst fire i've ever seen in california. it looks like we've been bombed. >> historic wildfires rage on in california. >> the wildfires are now the deadliest in the state's modern history. >> we are a long way from being done with this. >> president trump bypassing congress signed an executive order to try to reshape the nation's health care system. >> we're starting it in a positive manner. and i can say when you get rand paul on your side it has to be positive. that i can tell you. >> it's hard work. that from president trump's chief of staff who made no bones about it. >> i'm not quitting today. but i just talked to the president. i don't think i'm being fired today. >> jason aldean was back onstage. his first concert since the shooting in vegas. >> these people are going to
continue to try to make us be scared. to those people who keep trying to do that. i say [ bleep ]. we don't really care. >> two prison employees were killed in north carolina after an unsuccessful prison escape attempt. >> pandemonium in china. made their first public appearance. >> hits his target. taking off. agholor, look at that burst for the touchdown. >> eagles escape with the win. >> and all that matters. >> the president was so excited about signing his executive order on health care that he almost forgot to actually sign it. >> the most important thing. >> i'm only signing it if it costs nothing. >> on n"cbs this morning." >> here it comes. he struck him out and the chicago cubs, the repeat begins in earnest in los angeles. >> okay. >> cubs win. >> announcer: this morning's eye opener presented by toyota.
let's go places. >> welcome to "cbs this morning." gayle king is off owe bianna golodryga is with us. president trump is trying to undermine obamacare on two fronts. the white house announced it will end government subsidies for health insurers. that follows a move by the president to bypass obamacare rules and help employers buy cheaper insurance. >> the government has paid billions to reduces costs for low income americans and the president called that a bailout of insurance companies through unlawful payment. >> democratic congressional leaders chuck schumer and nancy pelosi responded in a statement saying, quote, millions of hard-working american families will suffer just because president trump wants them to. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. the president is following through on a pledge he's made for a few months now. >> reporter: good morning. this is something the president has threatened to do several
times but each time in the past he's been talked out of it by republican leaders who fear that it will drive up premiums or prompt insurers to sue the government. but now that they've failed to pass an obamacare replacement, it appears that the administration is taking things into its own hands. >> i've been saying that, mike, i think you'll agree for a long time, let obamacare fail. >> reporter: president trump often predicts the law's demise but now he's taking a much more active role in nullifying his predecessor's signature achievement. >> we'll let obamacare fail and then the democrats are going to come to us and say, how do we fix it? how do we fix it? or how do we come up with a new plan. >> reporter: the administration is eliminating $7 billion in subsidy payments to insurers. that money helps bring down premiums for more than 6 million low-income americans who are enrolled on obamacare's individual market. the nonpartisan congressional budget office has estimated ending these subsidies will push
you will premiums by about 20% in 2018. and actually add $200 billion to the deficit over ten years. >> we are moving toward lower costs and more options in the health care market. >> reporter: on thursday the president also signed an executive order to allow employers to buy low cost insurance plans across state lines. the plans likely won't be required to offer certain standard benefits currently mandated by obamacare. last night in a joint statement, democratic leaders nancy pelosi and chuck schumer called the elimination of subsidies a spiteful act of vast, pointless sabotage. but republican house speaker paul ryan praised the decision saying under our constitution, the power of the purse belongs to congress, not the executive branch. republicans actually fought these subsidies in court a couple of years ago and won. they argued democrats messed up when they wrote the affordable care act and failed to give congress the power to actually
allocate these funds. that's why the administration has had to do it, at least until now, charlie. >> nancy, president trump tweeted this morning the democrats obamacare is imploding. massive subsidy payments to their pet insurance companies has stopped. dems should call me to fix. what is happening next? where is it all going? >> reporter: now they'll have to decide whether to pass some kind of measure to keep these payments going. that's going to look to some of their supporters like they're propping up a law that they don't like. but their alternative is to run the risk of getting blamed if premiums do go up. now, the good news for low income americans is that if premiums rise on the exchanges, then their tax credits will rise as well. so they shouldn't be hurt. >> thanks. in about 2 1/2 hours around 9:30 pacific president trump will unveil his strategy for dealing with iran in a white house address. he is expected to decertify iran
is complying with the landmark nuclear agreement but stopped short of tearing it up. instead he's expected to give congress the power to reimpose sanctions against iran. well, we have reaction from tehran but first margaret brennan at the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. president trump will sanction iran's revolutionary guard and say that nuclear deal is no longer in america's best interest. his top national security advisers have scrambled to stop him from tearing up that deal and today he'll ask congress and the secretary of state to fix it. this is a high stakes gamble aimed at unraveling president obama's signature foreign policy achievement. >> clearly the president has -- he's deep in thought to say the least about the way ahead in iran. >> reporter: john kelly said thursday u.s. forces are poised to rein in their destabilizing behavior in the middle east. >> we have footprints on the
ground, naval and air forces there to demonstrate our resolve, our friendship. >> reporter: today president trump will announce how he'll push back on iran's ballistic missile test in support for terror organizations like hezbollah. >> the iranian regime supports terrorism and exports violence. >> reporter: but trump administration sources tell cbs news that the president will not deliver on his campaign promise to tear up the obama era deal to freeze iran's nuclear program. >> why on earth would anybody have signed a deal like that? >> reporter: u.s. intelligence confirms that iran has abided by the terms of the agreement. but today the president will refuse to certify its compliance. instead he'll punt to congress and allow it to decide within 60 days whether to reimpose sanctions on iran. that puts a lot of power in the hands of senators tom cotton and bob corker who setting new
goalposts for iran proposing a new law that puts indefinite restrictions on iran's nuclear program, bolsters inspections and snaps back sanctions if iran comes within a one-year breakout period of making a nuclear weapon. president trump has asked secretary of state rex tillerson to negotiate a second add-on nuclear deal, but neither iran nor any of the five partner countries of the u.s. have agreed to it and privately they accuse president trump of risking national security for political gain. >> yeah, europe, russia and china monitoring things closely, margaret, thank you. meantime, leaders in iran are promising a tough response if the u.s. abandons the deal. elizabeth palmer is in tehran with how one lawmaker said a u.s. withdrawal could lead to global chaos. elizabeth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. everybody in iran is waiting anxiously to hear president trump's remarks. already the currency has dived
in value in anticipation of aggressive moves from the white house. president rehani the moderate president of iran said if america moves to undermine or pull out of the deal its own credibility will suffer worldwide but it's the revolutionary guards who have sounded downright threatening. they know they'll be targeted. their head said that if there are new sanctions against his organization, then the u.s. had better move its military bases a thousand miles back from iran's borders, in other words, out of missile range. but the bottom line is that iran really needs foreign investment to create jobs for its young educated workforce and whatever the white house says is bound to drive that foreign investment very far away and it's really going to hurt. charlie. >> liz palmer tehran. thank you. pakistan said the american-canadian freed after five years as hostages has left
the country. papers native caitlin coleman and her canadian husband joshua boyle were freed wednesday along with their three young children. american intelligence alerted pakistan's government the family was being moved from afghanistan into pakistan. they were reportedly transported in the trunk of a car, pakistani forces opened fire and killed their taliban linked captors. margaret brennan asked john kelly about the rescue. >> can you explain what the process was with this pakistan raid, what the president's involvement was? >> we had arrangements to transport them back to the united states or to canada any way they wanted to go, medical treatment along the way, a lot would be psychological treatment. they've been essentially living in a hole for five years and they're being cared for now as we speak. >> coleman was pregnant when the couple was captured in 2012 while backpacking in afghanistan. all three children were born in captivity. northern california's devastating wildfires are now the deadliest in the state's
history. they have killed at least 31 people. 400 others are reportedly missing in sonoma county alone. officials believe many are just out of touch with their families. at least 25,000 people in the region have evacuated. 21 major wildfires are burning statewide this morning. the last home of peanuts creator charles schulz was one of the buildings lottery. carter, good morning. >> good morning. authorities are now investigating to determine if downed power lines are what caused the fire that burned so many homes just like this one in santa rosa. this is what thousands of people have to come home to. charred remains that stretches for miles. what's over here back on this end. >> this is the front porch. right here. this is the deck, the redwood deck and that's the front door. >> tom left his house monday with just the clothes on his back. he and his wife sue lived here
for 28 years. what is it like to come back here and see all of your stuff like this? >> it is just stuff. the hard thing is the photo albums and like the movies is the hard thing. >> reporter: in so many neighborhoods like the fellbaums, it's an apocalyptic sight. the mailbox still standing here. authorities are now moving on to the recovery phase searching for victims within the rubble. >> identification is going to be hard. so far in the recoveries we have found bodies that were almost completely intact and we have found bodies that were nothing more than ash and bones. >> reporter: elsewhere the fight to preserve what's left is far from over. >> all right, let's go. >> crews in calistoga are bat e battling not just the weather but the terrain climbing up steep hillsides. >> there's little pockets we can't get to. we saved some houses down the street and there's no better feeling, you know.
>> reporter: jason stevens has been living in this parking lot since his apartment burned to the ground. all of his other possessions are gone. >> those things can be replaced but there's a lot of things that can't that people have lost. i consider myself fortunate. >> as bad as this is it could have been so much worse. >> it could have been so much worse. >> reporter: one of the most astounding things about the fire how indiscriminately it burned. i'm going to stay in the same position and rotate and you can see the houses across the street are in perfect condition. >> unbelievable, carter. the fire chief said it's going to get worse before it gets better. thank you so much. harvey weinstein could face criminal charges over alleged sexual assaults. investigators in new york and london are reviewing complaints related to the disgraced movie mogul. the list of his public accusers is growing. at least 35 women have now described inappropriate conduct by weinstein. two more women came forward
yesterday with allegations of sexual assault. now former actress thome ann roberts is shares stories. thnchlths film producer had denied any allegations of nonconsenseual sex one of his accusers recalled a life-altering experience that happened when she was just 20 years old. >> he was in the bathtub. he tried to coerce me to take my top off. >> reporter: tomi-ann roberts said she quit acting after she was sexually harassed by harvey weinstein. >> who on the over end would believe me. >> reporter: erika rosenbaum said 15 years ago he grabbed me by the neck as he pleasured
himself and took me into the bathroom. i was afraid of him. kate beckonsale was -- >> >> it's the entitlement of too many men and it's epidemic and when they're famous and they get talked about. >> reporter: jane fonda says she regrets not speaking up when rosana arcetrevealed an inappropriate encounter with weinstein. >> did you ever get to experience the i going to say the mogul aspect in you never got any of that? >> howard, as you know only too well it doesn't work that way. >> it doesn't? >> it works that way for the actors. >> don't tell me it doesn't work that way. >> the movies are too expensive, the risks are too great.
>> weinstein is losing another source of income. he had what was called an imprint at the shed book group which announced yesterday they're shutting down weinstein books. so i mean a lot of people moving out. they want to distance themselves from the weinstein company and many more women feeling this is the time to come forward whether they've been dealing with it for years, they're speaking out now. >> thank you so much. to north carolina prison employees died when inmates tried to escape. officials say inmates set a fire at the institute in elizabeth city. it happened inside the prison's sewing plant. 35-year-old justin smith and 50-year-old veronica darden were killed. boethd both employees worked in the plant. none of the other 725 inmates escaped. house speaker paul ryan will lead a delegation to puerto rico one day after the house passed a
$36.5 billion disaster aid package. it including $4.9 billion in community disaster loans to help puerto rico. president trump criticized the territory's finances yesterday. he tweeted we cannot keep fema, the military, and the first responders in puerto rico forever. david begnaud is in san juan where the president is paul ryan is expected to answer questions. the question is how much money from the bill they passed last night is going to go to puerto rico. the president said they can't stay here forever but paul ryan has indicated the island will get what it needs. three weeks after the storm made landfall you have 45% of the people who don't have water. 83% don't have electricity and the government says they may not get it until march. yesterday we went to a medical center where a doctor seeing patients took a break to go outside and put diesel in a generator because it's run out. that's what it's like to be a medical provider here in puerto rico right now.
we also spoke with a retired general. he was the commander during katrina. he said maria was ten times worse than katrina. he called the response a crying damn shame. he said we need more fema members and more supplies to get the job done. >> more of everything. that's right. david begnaud, thank you so much. an explosive investigation by "60 minutes" and the "washington post" explores how opioid addiction turned into a national epidemic. what happen when the pharmaceutical industry took on the drug enforcement administration. you're going to want to see this. but first at 7:19, time to check your local weather.
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the white house decision to end obamacare subsidies that help low-income families get health insurance. new york's attorney general said our coalition of state snds ready to sue. california's attorney general tweeted i am prepared to sue the trump administration for subsidies. john kelly says he is not quitting and his job was never in jeopardy. the retired general made an unexpected visit to the white house driving room yesterday to deny reports that he and president trump are at odds. >> unless things change, i'm not quitting. i'm not getting fired and i don't think i'll fire anyone tomorrow. >> kelly also said he was not brought in to control the president and does not manage his twitter habits. >> that was quite a colorful -- >> the secretary and state and white house chief of staff come forward in a pressonrenc saying they're not about to leave. >> he did it with personality. the deadly wildfires are taking a serious toll on
california's newly legalized $7 billion marijuana industry. the san francisco chronicle reports the fires likely caused more than a billion dollars in crop losses. at least 20 pot farms in sonoma, mendocino and napa counties are badly damaged. 91 people die every day in america from opioid drug overdoses. in an explosive joint investigation by "60 minutes" and "the washington post," whistle-blowers tell bill whitaker how the drug industry with the help of congress turned an epidemic into a full blown crisis. here's a preview of sunday's report. >> this is an industry that's out of control. what they want to do is do what they want to do and not worry about what the law is. and if they don't follow the law in drug supply, people die. that's just it. people die. >> joe is a tough, blunt, former dea deputy assistant media there are with a law degree, a pharmacy degree and a smoldering
rage at the unrelenting death toll from opioids. his greatest ire is reserved for the distributors. some of them multibillion dollar fortune 500 companies. they are the middle men that ship the pain pills from manufacturers like purdue pharma and johnson & johnson to drugstores all over the country. he accuses the distributors of fueling the opioid epidemic by turning a blind eye to pain pills being diverted to illicit use. >> this is an industry that allowed millions and millions of drugs to go into bad pharmacies and doctors' offices that distributed them out to people who had no legitimate need for those drugs. >> who are these distributors? >> the three largest distributors are cardinal health, mckesson and amir source bergen. they control probably 85% or the
90% of the drugs going downstream. >> you know the implication of what you're saying, that these big companies knew that they were pumping drugs into american communities that were killing people. >> that's not an implication. that's a fact. that's exactly what they did. >> the health care distribution alliance represents the drug distribution companies. it told "60 minutes" they wanted to work with the dea and that effective enforcement must be a two-way street. bill whitaker is here along with "the washington post" investigator scott hime. let me begin with exactly what was those distributors doing? >> well, the distributors are the companies that ship the drugs from the manufacturers to the pharmacies all across the country. they are required by law to keep track of every single pill they ship. and they're also supposed to alert the dea of anything
suspicious, any suspicious shipments. an example, one small town in west virginia of 390 some people got shipments of 9 million opioid pills over the course of a few years. that should have set off alarm bells within the companies to tell the dea there is a problem here. but the dea whistle-blowers we talked to said that happened again and again and again. >> scott, describe your investigation. it's been more than a year in the making, right? >> that's right, norah. we began this investigation about a year ago and it was begun by a really dogged reporter at "the washington post" bied name of lenny bernstein and lenny wanted to get answers to a couple of key question, why were so many people dying of opioid epidemic of overdoses and where are all these drugs coming from? he started crashing the phones calling people and he came across this guy named joe who was a whistle-blower at the dea. he had been forced out of his job and he ran a little office in the dea called diversion
control division. len economy had never heard of it. i had never heard of it this. is a group of men and women very dedicated dea investigators who do nothing but regulate the pharmaceutical industry and pretty soon we started interviewing other whistle-blowers really amazing people across the country who brought us inside the opioid war between the dea and very powerful forces in washington, d.c. >> and, bill, i'm sure you spoke to lawmakers about this. what was their reaction? >> we tried to speak to lawmakers. we did speak to some of them. but the whistle-blowers we spoke to said that the drug industry was so powerful, so wealthy, so influential, during the course of the debate over the bill, they pumped $106 million into lobbying congress on the bill and on other legislation and the sponsors of the bills got campaign contributions, some of
them more than $100,000. and the whistle-blowers told us that they thought the influence of the drug companies was more influential than the suffering of their constituent. >> what did you hear from the lawmakers? >> well, we heard -- we tried again and again and again to get to the sponsors of the bills. we called them for months. we actually went to their offices in washington, d.c. and in one instance had the door shut in our face. we were not able to get to the sponsors of the bill to hear what they had to say. >> i mean the implications, scott, not only did people know about it, but that they were complicit in it because they were profiting from these opioid addictions and deaths, quite frankly. >> that's right. the dea people we spoke to, norah, out in the field were building these case, they were seeing people die, left and right. hundreds of millions of pills coming into these communities and they would build these cases
and send them to washington, d.c. and they would just die on the vine and they didn't understand what was going on, why their cases couldn't get through washington then they started to realize there was a lot of lobbying going own and a lot who worked at the dea lobbying their former colleagues at dea and justices and cases languished. >> this is finally i feel like putting a pace on why is this happening. why is this happening? you know, that question, that simple question. it's because you're explaining it in this investigation. >> in fact, scott, you said this is the swampiest thing you've ever seen in your investigative career. >> well, you know, at the height of the worst drug crisis in this country for congress to pass a law that hobbles the dea's efforts to rein in this epidemic is just -- it takes your breath away. >> the president has promised to drain the swamp. we'll see. >> thank you. you can see the full investigation into what's behind the opioid epidemic in sunday's
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of the industry's culture of sexual exploitation. >> let's just say it's endemic. >> actress emma thompson says she wasn't victimized by weinstein himself but that he is one of many offenders. >> i spent pie 20s trying to get old men's tongue out of my mouth because they just thought, well, she's up for it. >> longtime hollywood manager alan summers tells cbs harvey weinstein is not the only top movie executive that may have used his position for sex. some of these power brokers know they can pay people off or give them certain opportunities to ensure they stay quiet. actress rose mcgowan reportedly reached a $100,000 settlement with weinstein in 1997 after an incident in a hotel room. and says she's been trying to sound the alarm about him ever since. on thursday, she tweeted at amazon's ceo jeff bezos saying i told the head of your stud yeah that hw, harvey weinstein, raped
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one. this was an industrywide problem. >> my sense tell is we'll hear an emergency order from the faa after an airliner's engine blew apart during a transatlantic flight. plus a surgeon and veterinarian fall in love. then they're accused of going too far when their exes get in the way. it's a preview of saturday's "48
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday, october 13, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead, how the president's overnight decision to end obamacare subsidies could affect your health insurance, and a new treatment for a genetic form of blindness allowed this teenage boy and others to see again. our dr. david shows us how gene therapy may lead to more treatments. first, here is today's eye opener at 8:00 president trump is trying to undermine obamacare. it will end government subsidies for insurance the administration is taking things into its own hands everybody in iran is waiting anxiously to hear president
trump's remarks president trump will say that nuclear deal is no longer in america's best interests. today he'll ask congress and the secretary of state to fix it. northern california's devastating wildfires are now the deadliest in the state's history. 21 major wildfires are burning statewide this is what thousand also of people have to come home to, charred remains that stretches for miles bruce springsteen turning the great white way into thunder road. his broadway show opened last night, and, yes, it is impossible to get a ticket. really, really want to go see that the winning streak for a quirky jeopardy champ and new york bartender has come to an end. >> well-timed jeopardy champ austin rogers lost by just $51. >> we have to go find out what bar he's at where he tends and just belly up, have a drink and hang out with him. >> yeah, yeah. >> looks like he is a walking -- this morning's eye opener at 8:00 is sponsored by brighthouse
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the deadliest series of will fires in california history is now blamed for at least 31 deaths. 25,000 people or more have evacuated their homes. the fires now cover more than 192,000 acres. that is the size of new york city. 21 fires are burning in california. many are less than 10% contained. >> just devastating. the air is full of smoke in san francisco and the surrounding area. officials tell cbs news the air quality there is now as bad as china's. smoke from the fires nearly blocked the san francisco skyline yesterday. these images show what it looks like compared to a clear day. across san francisco bay the oakland raiders cut yesterday's practice short. video from the las vegas review journal shows players having to wear masks. the nfl is thinking of moving sunday's game between the raiders and l.a. chargers. for the first time we're hearing the sound behind alleged sonic attacks on u.s. diplomats in cuba.
we've been reporting on this since august when cbs news radio broke the story. at least 22 diplomatic staff and family members suffered mild brain injury and other effects. americans say beginning last year they were exposed to a sonic device in or near their cuban homes or hotel also. they say the sounds were played at extreme volumes. at normal levels experts say it won't cause harm. here is a sample of the auld yo obtain by the associated press. >> oh, painful. the state department did not comment on the authenticity of the recording. the cuban government denies that it was behind the attacks. las vegas police will release new information about today about the mass chooting. mgm which owns the mandalay bay resort and casino is disputing the timeline released by police. investigators say the gunman shot a hotel security guard six minutes before firing at concert
goers. mgm says no more than 40 seconds passed between when the guard called for help and the attack began. >> jason aldean who was on stage at the time returned to his tour. he cancelled a number of shows after the massacre. is outside the bank of oklahoma city in tulsa, oklahoma center in tulsa whereal de aldean perf. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. security measures were heightened for the concert last night, but the focus was on the stage inside where jason aldean talked about what happened in las vegas, how he is coping with the tragedy and how the country is trying to move forward. ♪ >> reporter: in tulsa thursday night, jason aldean threw a party. ♪ >> reporter: playing hit after hit for his fans, a stark difference from only 13 days ago. aldean and his band were on stage performing in las vegas when a gunman opened fire on the
crowd. less than a week later he opened "saturday night live." >> like everyone i'm struggling to understand what happened that night and how to pick up the pieces and start to heal. >> reporter: thursday night was a return to normal for him, his fans and for those mourning the loss of so many innocent lives. >> i think the "snl" show helped kind of -- since the las vegas thing i'm hoping him going in front of a crowd will help with this one. >> every day that goes by we think about the 58 people that lost their lives. i don't really count that [ bleep ] that was doing the shooting for 59, i count the 58. >> reporter: only three songs into his set, aldean slowed it down, sharing a defiant message, one of unity and perseverance. >> even though sometimes the united states may seem really divided and we seem like we're fighting with each other, at the end of the day this is the best country in the world, and i want this to not be something that's going to be a downer for the rest of the night. i want this to be -- i want to play this show for you guys,
that the people in las vegas came to see and didn't get a chance to. all right. >> reporter: aldean also said getting in front of a crowd and performing is helping him move forward, and that type of therapy will continue. there are 13 shows left on this tour. >> aldean using music as a form of healing and unity for his fans and the country. omar, thank you ahead, an inside look at a bizarre murder plot with an unexpected ending. it is a preview of tomorrow's "48 hours." >> i'm peter van sant, "48 hours." when two texas doctors made it seem like true love, but things get complicated when an alleged hitman enters the picture. in his only interview, he reveals a plot that would stun the people of houston. that's coming up on "cbs this morning." but first, it is 8:07. time to
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♪ two successful doctors in texas are accused of hiring a hit man in a bizarre murder plot. valerie mcdaniel and leon jacob fell in love and planned to get married, but legal issues with their former partners created problems. "48 hours" correspondent peter van sant got an exclusive interview with the man who posed as a hit man. >> it's been a long, drawn-out story that's led to an unbelievable conclusion. >> reporter: this is the voice of dr. valerie mcdaniel, recording an audio diary. in 2017 this recently divorced veterinarian began dating a surgeon, leon jacob. >> i looked at him and smiled and he smiled back, and just a beautiful person. >> reporter: she had this outwardly exuberance of energy that i really can't describe.
>> we were planning on getting married. >> reporter: but there were obstacles. a stalking charge by leon's ex girlfriend who could derail his surgical career and a custody battle between valerie and her ex-husband. >> he was a narcissist. >> reporter: so in the spring of 2017 authorities say leon hatched a diabolical plan. >> my name is moataz azzeh and leon jacob tried to hire me as a hit man. >> reporter: taz says he was paid to silence leon's girlfriend and kill valerie's ex. but he says he never intended to kill anyone. are you a hit man? >> no. >> reporter: were you ever willing to murder anyone for money? >> no, no. no, no, i would never do something like that. >> reporter: instead, taz agreed to work with houston police. in an elaborate undercover sting operation, police even got the
potential victims, valerie's ex-husband and leon's ex girlfriend, to stage pictures as if the crimes had occurred. it was a hollywood moment when cops entered valerie and leon's condo to bring their dramatic sting operations to an end. >> your ex-husband has been found with what looks like -- >> reporter: but moments later. >> right now we're going to read you your rights. both of you are being arrested for solicitation to commit murder. >> a houston woman and her boyfriend were charged with trying to have their exes killed. >> i could never hurt the man that my daughter loves so much. >> i think that she was in a very vulnerable position when she met leon jacob. i think he influenced her and brainwashed her. >> for those who believe i'm looking into the eyes of essentially a killer, what do you want those people to know? >> i'm innocent. i take no pleasure in having to interview with "48 hours" about
this. >> and peter van sant is with us now. so, peter, full disclosure, crazy coincidence, i know leon very well. i went to college with him and his ex-wife was one of my good friends in college so i spent a lot of time with him because of her. i have to say he did raise some red flags amongst friends but nothing to this degree. how is he doing now? >> well, he's in jail awaiting trial and he has flipped on the woman he said he loved more than any on earth, saying if he had never met valerie mcdaniel none of this would have happened to him, and he says she bank rolled all of this. prosecutors though believe that's just a ridiculous story, that he was the mastermind behind this. >> how did two doctors end up hiring a hitman? >> i know. >> it is like you guys hired a hitman. so they've been complaining about their exes. she had gone through this bitter divorce. talking around the office somebody said, well, you know, i know this person who's an
ex-iraq war veteran, of middle eastern extraction. they did profiling and thought, gee, he'd kill somebody. they hooked them up and the hitman turned out to be the hero in this because he was tagging them along and he brought in the police and they nailed the two. >> the story gave me chills a few years ago, and now bringing it back to life it brings it back. >> did your friend say he posed a danger to her? >> i knew it was a messy divorce. >> fascinating story. >> you can see peter's report "operation murder" tomorrow night at 10:00, 9:00 central on cbs. >> we'll hear from a teenager who is experiencing the benefits of this life-altering treatment. our dr. david agus will explain how vision could be repaired almost instantly. you are watching "cbs this morning." ♪ how vision can be repaired almost
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lca causes severe vision loss starting in childhood. 27 of 29 patients saw functional improvements in their sight. 17-year-old christian guardino had the procedure four years ago. it's given him a new life. >> i've been kind of seeing new things and experiencing new things. like a 4-year-old is learning how to use his vision properly, i'm still learning how to use it today. >> it's been life altering. i mean, completely life-altering in every sense for him. >> our dr. david agous is here on this new frontier. good morning. >> good morning. >> so exciting. how does this gene therapy work, this treatment? >> it's amazing. you inherit two chromosomes, one from the mother and one from the father. in this case, one of the parents had a mutation, the protein or gene didn't work. they inherited a faulty one from
each parent. here they take a virus and put in a normal copy of the gene and inject it into the white of the eye. literally days later, sight returns to most of the people in the trial. it's an amazing thing. i mean, this is the start of a new revolution. this is cool for me to say this. i used a cool hash tag, science fiction science. it is something we've dreamed of and talked about for decades and now it's happening. >> is this crisper. >> no. that correct something that's there. this is taking a normal one to replace the function that was missing. >> i was stunned to read that the entire procedure lasts just 45 minutes, right? it affects a small number of people, though, this mutation. what does this mean for other diseases when it comes to gene therapy? >> about 2,000 people in the united states. several thousand around the world. but there are another 500 disorders behind this where the people are developing treatments based on the one shot and it's lasting up to four years now. hopefully, it's forever. >> where do you get the gene
that's the replacing gene? >> we took a normal copy from a normal individual, you and i have a normal copy of this gene. they took that out and put it into a virus. ray virus delivers it to cells. it makes the protein missing and the retinal cells can go back to having vision. >> what does this mean in terms. future of medicine? >> i think it means a lot. obviously, we can correct genetic disorders. you saw it two months ago, they used the same technology to take immune cells out of a child and put it back in and it attacks their leukemia. they're at the forefront of the next stage of medicine, rewriting the code for good. >> are these for single gene disorde disorders? >> this is for single gene disorders. cystic fibrosis. sickle cell. >> and there will be more down the road. lorenzo's oil one. there will be more down the road. >> hopefully the price will go down.
>> i hope so. instagram is threatening more homes. kpix 5's anne makovec is in oakville with the latest. anne. good morning, it's 8:25. i'm michelle griego. the nuns fire is threatening more homes. kpix 5's anne makovec is in oakville with the latest. anne. >> reporter: you can see the famous welcome to napa valley sign here behind me. and above that, smoke coming from the hills. that's near sugarloaf ridge state park, one of several fires that reared up overnight a few miles away. here's what we found on dry creek road. flames dangerously close to homes that were in between the fire and the roadway where we were standing. that area was under a voluntary evacuation. but the difficulty is that dry creek is a tight and winding road so getting out is not easy. we left as soon as we shot that video. it's just a picture of how dangerous this area can be. meantime, the nuns fire burning
to the west, the atlas fire to the southeast. live in oakville, anne makovec, kpix 5. we are starting to see the smoke across the napa valley. the hills, rather, darken throughout this morning. also our dublin camera showing haze out there. temperatures at least are cool this morning in the mid- to upper 40s. 39 degrees for santa rosa. that's helping in that firefight and winds are calm. temperatures today will be below average around 72 in vallejo, 75 san rafael, napa 76 degrees. santa rosa 77. red flag warnings start this afternoon. we have critical fire danger in store tonight through tomorrow night. humidity levels are dropping, winds are rising. but we do have some hope in the future for a chance of rain wednesday night to thursday. we'll be right back. this is the new comfort food.
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>> that's actor luke evans and all around hottie who makes it clear who he thinks is the sexiest male singer. evans crashed the late, late show as james corden and usher had a sing-off to determine who was number one. in the end all three joined in for a sexiest singer sing-a-long. i like it. >> oh, yeah. >> we haven't heard from charlie yet. >> if it's the sexiest sing-a-long you should have been there. >> i should have been there. >> you were in new york with us. >> i could have done it. they would be fighting for second place. >> that's right. you would have won. mike drop. >> right. >> on that welcome back to "cbs this morning" on this friday. >> time to show you some of the morning's headlines. san jose reports on google's initiative to boost american workers. google is giving $1 billion to nonprofits around the world. the ceo announced grow with google in pittsburgh yesterday.
the program will help make people more employable as the job market shifts to the tech industry. it will provide free training and on line tools. google will commit workers to devote 1 million volunteer hours to promote the initiative. the "wall street journal" reports nfl commissioner roger goodell had a secret defender on twitter -- his own wife. the twitter account always seemed to be defending goodell. there were tweets like why is everyone so immature? jane skinner goodell admitted she ran the account and has taken it down. in a statement she said i have always passionately defended the hard-working guy i love and i always will. i just may not use twitter to do so in the future. >> the "wall street journal" also reports that business executives are ditching their briefcases for backbacks. in the past year, sales of adult men's backpacks have grown 5% to $ $864 million. one of the reasons for the growing popularity of the
backpack is more finely crafted designs made from leather. >> full disclosure, my husband carries a "cbs this morning" backpack. >> my husband has three. >> it's not finely crafted leather but it's easy. >> ryan, we need a finely crafted leather cbs backback. there you go. all right. instagram began as a digital photo app. now an estimated 800 million people use the social network every month. up from 500 million users in the summer of 2016. that growth is largely driven by video. chief operating officer marty lavigne is managing the growth as instagram celebrates its seventh anniversary. we spoke with her in new york and talked about the measures the business is taking to help keep the platform safe for users. >> how do you manage a community that's growing so quickly? >> we're really focused on making sure we maintain our
community that we have had. we've had a really kind, inclusive, and welcoming community. >> reporter: at a time when instagram is growing faster than ever its chief operating officer says the social network is focused on one core principle -- kindness. >> what we have done is we have created technology for kindness. tools that allow you to feel safe on the platform. you can delete comments, filter out words you may not want seen in your comments. we are even using machine learning to train the system to filter out the most harmful types of comments that might appear. >> are you sencensoring some ofe comments? >> i wouldn't call it censoring. we are taking out words that would be in violation of our community standards anyways. by helping to give people control over their space, we feel they'll feel more comfortable telling their
stories. >> reporter: instagram is taking this kindness campaign beyond the screen on your smartphone. creating vibrant murals in ten cities around the world. instagram is now in the business of street art? >> well, we are in the business of working with other people to inspire their street art. we want to encourage having a kind, inclusive, and welcoming community on instagram but also in the world. >> reporter: 500 million people around the world now use instagram every day. 250 million of those users post stories. a tool the company created to rival snapchat. as the number of users grows so does the number of advertisers which has doubled in size in just six months. is there political advertising on instagram? >> there is political advertising on instagram. candidates have used it to connect with potential voters.
instagram uses the same technology that facebook has. so you can target people on both facebook and on instagram to put your message out there. and that's really useful. because people should understand what a candidate stands for, what a candidate is about, who that person is, what their character is like, where they stand on different issues. >> do you look at what's happened with facebook and the scrutiny they're facing on capitol hill, from director muller saying we need to make sure we have protections so it's not manipulated for political purposes. >> mark zuckerberg has talked about a lot of this. >> it is a new challenge for internet communities to have to deal with nation states attempting to subvert elections. >> he talked about the fact that we are going to be more transparent when it comes to political advertising. he's also cooperating with congress and with the special counsel to help them understand
what transpired here. >> reporter: there's been a lot of scrutiny about the culture in silicon valley, the treatment of women. as a leader, you look at that and say what? what needs to change? >> well, i think it's really important to continue to encourage women to be a part of the technical community. when there are more women in the tech community things will most definitely change. i think being part of facebook, instagram, has been an incredible experience. cheryl sandberg is leading the company. internally we have lots of conversations about unconscious bias. >> we have strong biases against women being leaders and strong biases against race. >> we have lots of conversations about supporting women and people of all different backgrounds in the workplace. i think we have a lot of work to do. this is something that we are most definitely focused on and i
am to focused on with instagram. >> they have a kind comments section that you can find now on they have had rapid growth. you, mr. charlie rose. >> i am. >> i saw this great post you had the other day. look at charlie back in the day at the white house. >> oh, my goodness. >> what year was that? >> i don't know. it wasn't yesterday. >> very dapper. >> yeah. >> one of the reasons i think it's easy for people to use, it's just so easy to use. you can post any photo you want right away. everybody i know loves it. >> you can find more of the conversation about women in technology including marne's tips for getting a foot in the door by heading to the "cbs this morning" instagram. more of the conversation there. a california teenager with an eye for fashion is using his skills to help the homeless. >> when you actually get to meet people who are on the streets it changes inside of you. you feel like you have to have
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have come together to help the homeless. it began with a teenager's passion to put a new spin on clothes from thrift stores. jamie yuccas met the teen distributing clothing that's more than it seems. >> these are all appliques, i normally put them on jeans. >> reporter: while most teenagers are piecing together weekend plans, dillon eisman's life has a thread, his sewing machine. >> reporter: you like to be creative? >> yes, what you wear makes a difference in how you feel inside. i think that's what sparked my interest in designing. >> reporter: but the 17-year-old doesn't design for himself or his friends. eisman takes used clothing from thrift stores like good will and transformed them into trendy pieces for people who are homeless or just scraping by. >> it is a skirt. >> oh, yeah, it is cute. i rock that. >> reporter: the malibu, california teen says his inspiration for the project came three years ago after visiting a homeless shelter at the los
angeles lgbtu center with his parents. >> when you get to meet people who are on the streets, it changes inside of you and you feel like you have to have like a mission to help out. >> reporter: but first, he had to learn how to sew. eisman turned to the internet and soon enough adopted his motto, upcycle, up lift. >> i thought to myself i could do this for a lot of people and make them feel good. i put this velvet ribbon on top. >> reporter: it was the teen's eye for upcycled fashion that caught caitlin adler's attention. her nonprofit, project narnia, redistributed donated items at weekly pop-up events in los angeles. >> i get a lot of damaged or stained or super outdated stuff. i reached out to him when i saw what he was doing and i was like, this is great. >> reporter: and a partnership was born. >> yeah. >> reporter: every couple of weeks adler looks to eisman to take someone's trash -- >> i have never seen shirts with
padding in the shoulders. >> reporter: and turn it into something special. >> this is the blue shirt caitlyn gave me. >> that's totally different. >> reporter: on the day we visited the pair, eisman's designs didn't sit on the rack for long. >> thank you. >> you did a good job on it. >> thank you. >> reporter: what do you think of the two putting up the clothes and trying to help out? >> it is really righteous. >> reporter: it is that response that drives eisman. he started a nonprofit called fittingly enough sew swag. he hopes to take his mission worldwide, ensuring no one who receives second hand clothes feels second rate. >> i'm interested in fashion. if i can use it to help others, it is a win-win. >> reporter: this is just the start for you? >> this is just the beginning. >> oh, that's cute. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," jamie yuccas, los angeles. >> he is marrying his passion with helping other people. there's nothing better than that. >> absolutely. >> so swag. maybe he can make some cbs
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the flames have gone to the attic and up it went. >> the fact is you got out and you got your family out. >> that's the part that matters. >> the kids are safe. >> this has given puerto rico pause. >> we need a lot of water. >> they question whether these tax cuts will generate economic growth. >> you've got to get it past. >> the key question is whether the hotel security knew about the active shooter before the deadly rampage. >> we want to draw as accurate a picture as we can. >> the weinstein company. >> we all make mistakes. second chance, i hope. >> is this the tip of the iceberg. >> we're in the process of understanding the scope and sfan of what appears to have happened. >> instagram is in the business of street artworking to inspire
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now... the latest on the largest wildfires, burning in wine country. cal fire says the atlas fire has burned nearly 44- thousand acr good morning, it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego. the latest on the largest wildfires burning in wine country. cal fire says the atlas fire has burned nearly 44,000 acres in napa and solano counties. it's just 7% contained. the tubbs fire has burned 35,000 acres in napa county 10% contained. and in sonoma county, the nuns fire and norrbom fires have burned almost 18,000 acres combined. containment there just 3%. several fires caused significant danger. some in the area are stepping up to help animals. here's the scene at napa's vintage high school 10-acre farm where students are caring for livestock left behind when the fires started.
here's neda with the weather. looks like the bay area nice and clear. air quality is still expected to be in the area unhealthy range today because we are going to continue to see the smoke from the fires burning across napa, here's a live look at vac camera right now. temperatures are cool. 53 concord. oakland 46. santa rosa 48 degrees. it was down into the 30s earlier. that is going to help the firefighters. right now, temperatures are going to max out today at 72 in vallejo. 75 san rafael. 76 in napa. 66 degrees for san francisco. here's what we can expect. calm conditions throughout the day. but the offshore wind will return especially by midnight tonight through early morning tomorrow and that's also when temperatures will jump up for the next three days we are going to see temperatures about 10 degrees warmer than what we're going to experience today and a chance of rain wednesday and thursday. we'll be right back. with the help of target,
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county... as the wildfires rage on. good morning. time now 8:58. and we continue to track many road closures in the north bay area. also, some traffic lights out. be sure to treat any intersection with those lights out as a four-way stop. we have seen some close calls 121 at napa drive where we have some lights out. and we are tracking an accident southbound 680 just as you approach treat. and this has traffic backed up to 242. travel times 15 minutes from willow pass road down to el pintado. here's a live look at 680, give yourself some extra time through there. eastshore freeway 23 minutes from highway 4 to the maze.
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