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suggests she's just a fraction native american and it won't quiet critics who believe she used her heritage to advance her career at harvard law school. >> i'm gst,t l/1f 1%. i think i can beat her. >> reporter: warren is running for reelection next month and is also preparing for a potential 2020 presidential campaign.
but some in her own party have questioned the timing of her dna announcement. former obama campaign manager jim mussina tweeted, why 22 days before a crucial election? why can't dems ever stay focused? and they'll need to stay focused to unseat the incumbent president. his reelection campaign just announced raised more than 100 million, a big haul so early before 2020. >> i hope she's running for president, because i think she'd be very easy. >> ed, warren is expected to win reelection in massachusetts. there is another democrat facing election campaign, in trouble in north dakota tonight. what do we know about that? >> reporter: yeah, jeff, heidi heitkamp is apologizing for an ad that ranr e weeken the ad desigd to criticize republican kevin cramer for his support of brett kavanaugh. it lists sexual violence, domestic abuse and rape.
turns out some of those listed didn't give their consent. heitkamp is one of those moderates running in a red state this november. polls right now show she's trailing cramer. jeff? >> ed o'keefe, thank you. police today intensified the search for a missing 13-year-old girl from western wisconsin. her parents were found dead in the family home yesterday. adriana diaz reports from wisconsin. >> she's out there. we want to find her. >> reporter: more than 100 police, fbi agents and their dogs are combing through rural barren wisconsin jayme closs. police responded to a garbled 911 call and found her parents dead. soe ouwooud bangs at 2:30 in theeyed 911 caame fm th he t the polic got ym
th n sp no involved, but not whether her parents were shot or targeted. sheriff, have you questioned anyve tip. >> reporter: they received more than 200 after a statewide amber alert describing jayme as 5 feet tall, 100 pounds, with green eyes and blonde hair. more than 1500 miles away, miami police reported a possible sighting of her in a ford suv. a car matching that description was caught on camera. but police in wisconsin don't think that lead is credible. here, the investigation continues as the small town looks on. >> jayme is the sweetest little girl. she wouldn't hurt a soul. >> reporter: jayme's family told us by phone that the frontr to the house was shot in. to add to the mystery, police say they know whose cell phone that mostly inaudible b they wouldn't tell us. jeff? >> perplexing case.
our next story is as much about what did not happen as what did. it began when police officers in columbus, ohio confronted two young children carrying what appeared to be a gun. dean reynolds picks up the story. >> 911. what's the address of your emergency? >> i'm on brentnell avenue. this guy bran dished a gun. i know it had to be a gun. >> reporter: the call to police was placed saturday afternoon. officer pete casicco was on it. pulling up 11 feet from kwan sowell and a cousin. the officer's gun was drawn. but he held fire, and the boy dropped what turned out to be a. >> you can't do that, dude. in today's world, listen, that thing looks real, bro. >> i'm sorry. >> reporter: you should be
sorry, and you should be scared. >> one of the things that stands out is the urgency on your side. >> number one, i'm a dad. >> reporter: you're a father. >> correct, i'm a father. >> reporter: he is also a third generation police officer working one of the toughest neighborhoods in columbus. >> this thing could have turned very bad. >> absolutely. >> reporter: and you would have no way of knowing it was a bb gun or -- >> no, until it's too late. >> reporter: there have been other cases, one here in columbus in 2016 involved 13-year-old tyre king also holding a bb gun, but he was shot and kileaold tamir rice wa ldt gun f the real thing. today we spoke to talisa sowell and her son jakwan about the risk of carrying a high-crime neighborhood. did you think it was risky? >> i didn't think about it, i didn't think about it before i did it. >> reporter: what do you think now? >> i regret doing it.
>> do you think i want to shoot an 11-year-old? >> reporter: officer casicco said it's the closest he has ever come to shooting but not shooting his weapon. a close call that saved a life. dean reynolds, cbs news, columbus. >> still ahead here tonight, new cases of a rare when i was shopping fothe choice was easy. i switched to geico and saved hundreds. excuse me... winner!t it'sot the. hi!
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they say good things come in threes. it is called "the rule of three" and you can learn all about it at a college in new england. here's chip reid. >> reporter: if a couple of georgina's hutchinson's classmates feel like family, that's because they are. what do your friends say about the next your mother and grandmother are here on campus with you? >> they think it's pretty cool.
i mean, it's not their parents, so -- >> reporter: all three are students at the university of massachusetts lowell. mary, who they call nana, wasn't able to go to college in her native ireland after a battle with cancer, she decided to enroll. >> i love the kids, and it a stounds -- astounds me they hang out with me. >> reporter: the kids hang out with you? >> all the time. >> reporter: deirdre fell behind in school because of health issues, and college became a distant dream. >> i saw mom go back to school, and i was still terrified. and then finally it was like, oh, my gosh, if she can do, i can do it. >> reporter: georgina was the last to be here. you transferred here. >> yes. >> reporter: you missed your family? >> i missed them. >> reporter: grandmother and granddaughter who have always been close have taken a class together. what was that like? >> as they say in america, very neat. >> reporter: very neat. so, georgina, you took a class
with nana. >> yes. >> reporter: and you haven't taken a class with mom. >> and i will never. >> not ever. >> reporter: georgina is working toward a criminal justice degree. mary and dee gra are in it for another reason. you two are here because you love to learn. except math. >> give me kchemo before math. >> reporter: chemo before math. >> yes. >> reporter: who needs math when you can count on the love of family. chip reid, lowell massachusetts. >> that is the overnights this wednesday. for some of you the news f continues. for others check back later for "cbs this morning." viewers streaming on our digital service cbsn, making the new program cbsn a.m. a big stop. you can download the cbsn app. i'm jeff glor. we'll see you tomorrow. good night.
>> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." >> hello, everyone. i'm dimaremarco morgan. jamal khashoggi was last seen entering the saudi consulate in turkey two weeks ago and reports out of turkey say he was murdered, and his body dismembered by a saudi arabian hit squad. president trump spoke to the saudi crown prince who denies any knowledge of what took place, but that's not good enough for members congress. major garrett begins our coverage. >> reporter: secretary of state mike pompeo called his conversation with saudi leader crown prince mohammed bin salman about the apparent murder of u.s. res >> reporter: but the pleasantries with the crown prince made it clear that president trump's sound backing remained intact.
he had warm words for pompeo. >>ar song and old allies. so we face our challenges together. >> reporter: on twitter, the president said he had spoken to the crown prince who totally denied any knowledge of the journalist's fate. khashoggi, a contributor to the washington post, entered the saudi consulate in istanbul october 2nd and has not been seen since. the saudis said for days, khashoggi left on his own, but sources say the government is prepared to admit he died during a botched interrogation, though no admission has been forthcoming. the washington post published the passports of seven men they say were part of the saudi team that flew to istanbul to confront khashoggi. the crown prince has been a favorite of both mr. trump and son-in-law jared kushner who saw him and the kingdom as a consumer of u.s. weaponry and a strategic counter weight to iran in the region. despite the mounting evidence, the president said he is not yet ready to blame the saudi royal
family for khashoggi's disappearance. >> it depends whether or not the king or the crown prince knew about it, in my opinion. number one, what happened, but whether or not they knew about it. if they knew about it, that would be bad. >> reporter: the trump administration is facing increasing pressure from congress to respond aggressively. trump ally and south carolina republican lindsey graham said he is finished working with the crown prince. >> this guy is a wrecking ball. he had this guy murdered in a consulate in turkey. and to expect me to ignore it, i feel used and abused. >> evacuation s have been ordered in texas where torrential rains have touched off flash floods that have washed out roads and zi s.afg r was only matched by the rush of flood waters. boats and trees raced downstream more than 10 feet of the overflowing lano river destroyed
the fm-29 bridge in kings land texas, all caused by drenching rain since monday. officials forced the shutdown of this bridge over the colorado river, leaving residents in lano county in shock. >> i have never seen such -- in '96 and '97 were both pretty good floods, but i believe this is a lot worse. >> reporter: mandatory evacuations have been ordered in the surrounding neighborhoods as rescue efforts are already underway. >> we had people that are trapped in certain islands we can't get to. you can see behind me the water is moving so quickly. plus, the debris, we just can't put boats this that kind of water so we need helicopters as >> rortehe lano river crested this afternoon, nearly double major flood levels. but people here aren't out of trouble yet. >> we just want to keep the roads if they're in someplace, stay safe.ington, prt trump continues his verbal demo elizabeth warren whom he calls pocahontas. warren released a dna test
showing she does have some native american heritage. ed o'keefe has this story. >> reporter: in a series of early morning tweets, president trump called democratic senator elizabeth warren phony, and a complete and total fraud, continuing his frequent attacks on warren's assertion she's part native american. >> they call her pocahontas. pocahontas. >> reporter: today president trump cited criticism by theche though don't want her. the said taking the test is inappropriate and wrong and she's undermining tribal interests. >> i'm not enrolled in a tribe and only triebds determine tribal citizenship. i understand that distinction, but my family history is my family history. >> reporter: in a video released by her senate campaign yesterday, warren spoke with a dna researcher. >> what do the facts say? >> the facts you absolutely have native american ancestry in your pedigree. >> reporter: but the report suggests she's just a fraction native american, and it may not
quiet critics who believe she unfairly used her heritage to advance her career at harvard law school. republican senators have mocked her announcement. >> i'm going to take a dna test, but she's less than 1/10 of 1%. i think i can beat her. >> reporter: warren is running for reelection next month and is preparing for a 2020 presidential campaign. but some in her own party have questioned the timing of her dna announcement. former obama campaign manager jim mussina tweeted, why 22 days before a crucial election? why can't dems ever stay focused? and, they'll need to stay focused to unseat the incumbent president. his reelection campaign announced it raised more than 100 million, a big haul so early before 2020. >> i hope she's running for president because i think she'd be very easy. >> 17 years after american forces drove the taliban out of power in afghanistan, the country is still at war with itself. charlie d'agata has the latest from the war zone.
>> reporter: in black hawk helicopters, we left kabul as night fell. to eastern afghanistan, nangarhar, of the 11 u.s. troops killed here in afghanistan last year, more than half died in nangarhar. not only taliban territory, but also an isis strong hold. the terror group has launched at least 17 attacks already this year, killing hundreds of people. soldiers who were 5th graders when this war began in 2001, now directing afghan forces in an operation to clear isis-held villages under the command of lieutenant colonel> e you kicki nest or do you want fight back? >> we want fight back. we want to destroy them. first force advisory brigade as they prepare to head outside the wire. they're among 14,000 u.s. troops
still serving in afghanistan. in the military convoy like this is the only way u.s. forces can get around. this is what combat used to mean for u.s. forces here. this is what it looks like now, a new way of fighting an old war. 20 miles from the front line, u.s. army offer certificates using drones and intelligence to monitor afghan forces taking the fight to isis. over on the afghan side, officers there inform the major the territory wit much of a fight. does it feel like you're winning? >> i want to use the word impact. i c i think that's the best word for what we're doing. >> reporter: it may be too early to know what impact these tactics are hg. ng gives those f out
>> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." >> nasa has a new satellite up over the south pole. its job is to track the melting ice into antarctica. the last satellite fell in 2009. it's been tracking ice over white plains. what they found in this morning's story. >> reporter: the crew on the nasa's flight over co off a lot. >> altimater setting. >> reporter: it's what happens when you convert a 50-year-old plane into an airborne lab and fly it loafer over the arctic ice cap. but 1500 feet is where you have to be for the lasers and radars and cameras to gather the best data they can on what the ice is doing. and what it's doing is melting at an ever-quicker rate. >> are you seeing less of it?
is it moving more quickly, is it melting more quickly? >> in general terms, what you are saying is correct. in general less ice. >> reporter: and less ice mission scientist john sontag says, more rise to the world sea levels. it's not easy being a government climate scientist these days, not when the chief executive of the government rejects or ignores your work. as president trump confirmed again to lesley stahl this week on "60 minutes." >> what about scientists who say it's worse than ever? >> you have to show me the scientist, because they have a very big political agenda. >> reporter: yet up here, they insist they have no agenda. they let the data do the talking and the data is not in denial. >> you know, we're not politicians here. we're not policy people. we're just engineers and scientists. i don't know anything about politics. but i do know how to measure changing ice. >> reporter: which isn't to say they aren't passionate about what they >> reporter:ly net is a sea ice
scientist, who isn't here just . >> the better we can understand how the ice reacts with the ocean, the better informed we can be with what could happen with climate change. >> down here in the bottom of the world, there is no politics. there are only scientists. the scientists on board can only gather their data and hope somebody is listening. >> it's fact. people can't hide from facts forever. i hope the american people understand this. >> reporter: you hope science prevails. >> in the long path of history it has. >> reporter: science and hope, 15
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>> reporter: that voice and those moves. gave tina turner a five decade career as one of the biggest stars in rock music. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: she sold more than 200 million records. in the tale of the suffering and triumph of her life off stage. famously chronicles in the oscar nominated film, what's love got to do with it. >> i here by grant your difficult zrors -- >> reporter: has endeared her to millions. >> this is zurich. >> reporter: turner is a citizen of sr to abo her la , a book she admits she had to be convinced to write. >> so, i said, okay, i'll do the book because there is still a lot to be said. >> reporter: yeah. >> so we started working on it. and it was a little boring abou.
>> reporter: tina, stop it. there is nothing boring about you. nothing. >> to me. >> reporter: there is nothing boring about tina turner. i love the title of the book "my love story" because it really is a love story. in the book the plot thickens when in 1986 turner meets a young german record executive irwayne bach. she was 46. he was 30. there is a great story in the book, you went to dinner. it was a very cheeky move on your part. go ahead, share it, tina. what did you say? >> i said to irwin, when you get to california, i want you to make love to me, because i did. >> reporter: but, tina, who says that to somebody >> you say it if you feel it. you're not going to get it otherwise. but that's what i wanted. >> reporter: they fell in love, and finally tied the knot five years ago. >> it was the first time that i got married as far as i was concerned. >> reporter: when you say that's
the first time you felt you had been married, why? >> when ike asked me to marry him, i had to say yes. there was a reason. i knew there was going to be a fight. that wasn't my idea of my wedding. >> reporter: that first wedding, and that first husband ike turner, are still things that tina turner is trying to reconcile. and you spent time in the book actually thinking about ike. why do you think you found yourself thinking about him, someone who caused you so much pain? >> i get emotional with certain, certain conversations. i get emotional because in the beginning, ike was very good to me. >> reporter: tina was born anna may bullock in nut bush, tennessee, a tom boy, she says, from a broken home. when she first laid eyes on ike turner, a popular singer in a st. louis night club, her
reaction, well, was mixed. >> i thought he was the ugly est person i had ever seen. i had never seen anybody that skinny. but he had a presence. i watched him when he got on stage. i thought, i want to sing with that band. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: soon she had her chance. but when the song she recorded with ike caught the eye of a label executive, that was the end of anna may. >> it just came home from the record company. he said, here's the record. i said, who is tina? you're tina. >> reporter: he said your name is tina turner? >> it was really hard to say in the beginning. ♪ ♪ >> that is when he took over the money, the name, the whole control. ♪ ♪ i left a good job in the ci city ♪
♪ >> reporter: the ike and tina turner team became big in the '60s. she said she faced competition from other female singers. >> but i was the only one that danced. and i remember little richard said, tina dances, you know. it's hard for us to compete with her, because i always did the twist. i always danced on stage. ♪ when i was a little girl i had a rag doll ♪ ♪ >> reporter: you had that voice, too. >> i had the strange voice that most girl singers didn't have. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: how does your voice sound to you? >> deep, and it even goes deeper. >> reporter: do you like your voice, tina, do you think you have a good voice? >> in the beginning i didn't. i thought it was kind of ugly because it didn't sound like diana ross. i thought, yeah, it sounds like the guys. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: but the success of this duo came at a very steep
price. she says ike turner consistently abused her. the thing that struck me was he was so cruel. >> he was cruel because he depended on me. he didn't like that he had to depend on me. and i didn't want to start a fight because it was always a black eye, a broken nose, a busted lip, a rib. it was -- >> reporter: but tina, it got to the point where you finally decided to fight back, something you had never done before. and when i say fight back, i mean physically you fought back. >> i felt i had had enough. just enough, enough. now it's time to go out the door. i had nothing. i had absolutely nothing. eporter:erar t was you have to start over. you've had this career of ike and tina. now you are tina turner. are you thinking that you're going to be a success as tina turner at the age of close to 40? >> i didn't think about the singing at all. first of all, i was thinking about where i was going to lay my head, so to speak.
>> reporter: yeah. >> then i was just enjoying the freedom of not being in that environment. >> reporter: tina played hotels d cos and ct attention of a young australian producer roger davies. when she heard a demo of a song he proposed, she turned up her nose. >> the day of recording roger said, tina, i think this song is going to hit. i said, okay, i can sing it, but i don't like it, roger. so i went in the studio and i applied my voice compared to the girls -- >> reporter: you tina'd'd i us. >>te tina turner had her first number one single. she would go on to fill albums with hit music. ♪ we don't need another hero ♪ >> reporter: and arenas with fans worldwide.
in 2007 she performed her last tour. >> i got on that plane, gayle, i took a deep breath and i said, it's over. i really felt like, it's over. and i'm glad it's over. and i went home. >> reporter: people miss you, though, tina. >> that's okay. they can watch the videos. i tell you, when i watch the videos, i'm jumping and moving. enjoying those, but i'm finished with it. >> reporter: the years since her retirement have tested turner in new n juel that's what i think really got him more than anything else. i have pictures all around of him smiling. and i, i think i'm sensing that he's in a good place. i really do. >> reporter: she has endured a stroke. intestinal cancer, and kidney failure. when she needed a new kidney, her husband irwin offered one of his.
>> and i said, yes, my darling, you're young and i'm already old. i don't mind. in buddhism, you're taught, you live and you die. it's something that's accepted. so then after irwin said that, i said, okay, darling, if that's -- you're willing to give up a kidney, then fine. >> is there anything you want now in life as you sit here, tina turner, that you don't have? >> no. i have everything. when i sit at theo >> i had a very hard life that i didn't put blame on anything or anyone. i got through with no blame.
the former partner of microsoft died of nonhodgkins lymphoma. after earning billions of dollars, allen turned his attention elsewhere. vladimir dugtier. >> he gave more than a billion dollars to charity while investing in ocean space and alternative power research. he said those fortunate enough to have great wealth should use it for the good of humanity. paul allen was a visionary in the world of high-tech. as co-founder of microsoft, allen became one of the rich est men on earth with a net worth once estimated at $40 billion. it was a company that he and bill gates envisioned when they were both young teenagers. as allen told lesley stahl in an interview for "60 minutes" in 2011. >> he was saying, imagine what it's like to run a fortunate 500 company. i'm thinking, i have no idea.
my parents were the librarians. >> reporter: allen's breakthrough idea in 1974 was to write software for another company's small computer. that led to the home computer revolution and the birth of microsoft. after a falling out with gates, allen left microsoft at the age of 30. after he was first diagnosed with cancer. allen wrote that facing his own mortality forced him to reassess his life and follow other dreams. >> i've got such a diverse set of interests. movies, aviation, te >> reporter: an afrm i had sports fan, allen bought both the portland trail blazers and his hometown seattle seahawks and watched them win their first super bowl in 2014. in a statement, pete carroll said, the world is a better place because of paul's passion, in recen years, allen's company vulcan oversaw his numerous projects in seattle, including a museum inspired by his passion for music.
as well as his philanthropic efforts around the world. >> wildlife conservation, climate change, infectious diseases, it was one of the great joys of working with paul, that breadth and diversity of how many things he wanted to have an impact on and how big he thought about impact. >> allen was treated for nonhodgkins lymphoma in 2009. he announced two weeks ago it had returned. tim cook said our industry has lost a pioneer and our world has lost a force for good. >> but his legacy will live on forever. that is our news for this wednesday. for others you can check back later for the morning news and of course "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm demarco morgan.
it's wednesday, october 17th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." officials in turkey say there's proof journalist jog was killed in the saudi consulate in istanbul. but president trump is warning about jumping to conclusions. deadly flooding with no end in sight. a state of disaster in texas as waters rise. and the mega millions jackpot is now closer to a billion with ngr