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girlup.org. >> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." repealing and replacing obamacare was one of president trump's key campaign promises. so was bringing back jobs. today he announced the electronics giant foxconn will build a factory in wisconsin, expected to create 3,000 jobs. dean reynolds caught up with trump supporters in ohio. >> reporter: as his motorcade made its way to a big rally in youngstown last night, the president said he was struck by the closed factories he passed. >> my wife, melania, said what happened? i said, those jobs have left ohio. they're all coming back. [ cheers and applause ] don't move. don't sell your house.
>> reporter: the crowd, including truck driving democrat-turned republican voter gino defabio -- >> gino defabio! >> reporter: -- loved it. >> thank you, sir, for keeping the promises that you made. to these 12,000 people and to the country. >> reporter: mr. trump accepted the compliment. >> with few exceptions, no president has done anywhere near what we've done in his first six months. not even close. >> reporter: today i asked defabio about the president's accomplishments. >> you can't do everything at once. >> health care reform. >> working on it. >> tax reform. >> it's coming. it has to come. >> reporter: but the revival the president brags about is a long way off for the more than 700 workers who have lost their jobs at the big g.m. facility nearby or the 100 union workers at a g.m. supplier in austintown, or the 115 workers laid off at
magna seating systems or the 15 who lost their jobs at jamestown industries, much of it since mr. trump took office. >> are the jobs coming back? >> no, they're not. >> bertram de souza. >> he's playing on the fears and the emotions of people in areas that have been hard hit economically. >> it's great to be back in youngstown. >> reporter: at a separate event with veterans, the president suggested his message carried youngstown in november. >> democrats, they win in youngstown. but not this time. >> reporter: actually mr. trump lost youngstown to hillary clinton, but her margin of victory, both here and in mahoney county, was only three points. in 2012, barack obama won by 28. anthony? >> dean reynolds in youngstown, thank you, dean. congressman steve scalise of louisiana has been moved from a washington hospital to a rehabilitation facility. the house majority whip was
critically wounded six weeks ago when a gunman opened fire on republicans practicing for a congressional baseball game. the hospital says scalise, who is 51, is in good spirits and looks forward to returning to work when his rehab is complete. we look forward to it too. a bill that would slap new economic sanctions on russia for meddling in the u.s. elections has reached the senate after the house overwhelmingly approved it. understandably, the russians don't like it. charlie d'agata found some of america's european allies are also opposed. >> reporter: senior russian officials say the new sanctions make no sense and move already tense u.s. relations into uncharted territory. andre kortunov, director of the prominent russian think tank, told us russians aren't happy being thrown into the same basket as iran and north korea. >> basically the signal is that you three bad guys, you will get
the same treatment from the united states congress. and with all due respect, russia is not north korea. >> reporter: but the sanctions consequences. the bill as written now targets any company that contributes to the maintenance or construction of russia's energy export pipelines. instead of just punishing the russians, they snare european and american business in their web. the vast nord stream 2 pipeline between russia and germany has huge financial stakes for more than a dozen european energy companies. america first cannot mean europe's interests come last, complains jean-claude juncker, the eu's chief executive. the president of the american chamber of commerce in moscow told us american companies would also pay a price. >> the ability to do business for large u.s. investment banks and global investment banks has
been affected the most by sanctions. >> reporter: nobody knows how president vladimir putin will react, anthony. but a kremlin spokesman said today putin will wait until the new measures become law and then act accordingly. >> charlie d'agata in moscow, thanks. a police supervisor in texas is defending the actions of a constable in a confrontation last week with a young man. millions have seen the cell phone video. some believe the constable crossed the line. omar villafranca reports. >> i'm trying to make my money. >> but when i saw you, you were going from door to door. >> reporter: the cell phone video captures the moment with a constable stopped 20-year-old marlon gibson as he and his brothers were passing out businesses cards for his lawn service. but the situation got tense after gibson asked the constable for his information. >> turn around and put your hands behind your back. >> for what? hey, nope. >> reporter: gibson instead left
the scene. >> i'd still be doing this right here, my lawn service, making money. that's the goal. that's what we're doing, trying to support our family. >> reporter: the constable administrator says gibson left because of an outstanding misdemeanor assault warrant. >> when originally stopped and questioned by the officer, that's why he really didn't want to say who he was. >> reporter: constables came to his house later that day. gibson recorded that too. the 20-year-old says constables broke down his door, tased him, and sicced a k-9 on him, leaving him with bite marks on his arm. >> i can't even lift certain stuff no more. my arm is still numb in certain spots. i can barely lift it up. >> reporter: but rosen says his officers did nothing wrong. >> regave mr. gibson, before the police dogs even went upstairs -- we told him four different times, we yelled "police dog, police dog, come out." >> reporter: the harris county constable says they have body camera video that backs up their side of the story, but they have
not released it yet. anthony? >> omar villafranca, thank you very much. coming up next, a death aboard a cruise ship following a domestic dispute. and later, a computer helps find just the right puppy for a very special job. you don't even want to know protection detergent alone doesn't kill bacteria but adding new lysol laundry sanitizer kills 99.9% of bacteria with 0% bleach. lysol. what it takes to protect.
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seven-day round trip cruise. the 3,000-passenger ship docked this morning in juneau so the fbi could board and begin an investigation. no arrests have been made so far, and the authorities are trying to determine if the incident happened in international waters or u.s. territory. anthony, still a lot of details unknown, but that's what we've got so far. >> thank you, stephanie. up next, trouble in paradise. wildfires force thousands off the beach on the french riviera.
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the acting police chief in minneapolis ordered officers today to turn on their body cameras every time they answer a call. cameras were not rolling when two officers responded to a 911 call earlier this month about a possible sexual assault. for reasons still unexplained, one of the cops fatally shot the woman who made the call.
the officers are on administrative leave. wildfires are raging tonight in the drought-stricken hills and forests of southern france. the flames have forced thousands off the beach in the french riviera. large fires are also burning on the island of corsica and in italy and portugal. when the cubs broke a 108-year drought and won the world series, it apparently started a baby boom. nine months later, chicago hospitals are reporting a spike in births. according to "the chicago tribune," mothers are telling doctors their babies were likely conceived during the playoffs. one couple named their daughter ivy after wrigley field's famous ivy-covered wall. don't go away. we have puppies, lots of them, and a story to go with them next. >> announcer: this portion is sponsored by ford. going further so you can.
a guide dog school is teaming up with ibm, wall street's big blue, to determine which puppies are good candidates to serve as guide dogs for the blind. here's don dahler with big blue's clues. >> reporter: if there are two things that seem to be polar opposites, it's the warm exuberance of puppies and the cold intelligence of a supercomputer. >> watson can understand unstructured data. >> reporter: at guiding eyes for the blind in yorktown heights,
new york, need has brought the two together. >> the incidence of blindness is increasing at an alarming rate. >> reporter: thomas lost his sight in his 20s. he is ceo of the guide dog organization. >> do all these dogs start off as a puppy, do they become guide dogs? >> unfortunately not. actually only about 36% of the dogs make it. >> reporter: the puppies need to be healthy, confident enough to take charge and make decisions on the fly, and most of all, they have to enjoy the work. >> that's a good boy! very nice job. >> reporter: for decades, guiding eyes for the blind has been accumulating data, some of it provided by puppy raisers like lorraine, who is also an ibm employee. >> t.j. is four months old and i've already started to collect data on his behavior, things that he might be interested in. a bee that's flying by, things that we need to work on so that when he's a guide dog, he can ignore those distractions. >> reporter: that's where ibm's
watson comes in. so far, watson has analyzed half a million kill oh bytes of behavioral data, and that's just the beginning. >> it's enabled guiding eyes to uncover insights they couldn't previously do with the resources they had. >> reporter: the system was able to predict with 100% accuracy which dogs would make it to graduation. it costs $50,000 to produce a guide dog whether they graduate or not. improving the odds for picking puppies will not only stretch the charity's precious dollars, it will give dogs like t.j. a better chance at a rewarding life. don dahler, cbs news, yorktown heights, new york. >> good boy! >> that's the overnight news for this thursday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back a little later for the morning news and of course "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm anthony mason. thanks for watching.
>> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." >> welcome to the overnight news. i'm don dahler. president trump has sparked a political firestorm over his announcement that transgender people will no longer be allowed to serve in the united states armed forces. the president insists it was a military decision and it's not official policy yet. but the white house is already taking fire from all sides. major garrett has the story. >> reporter: the president's tweets sounded like new policy. the united states government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the u.s. military. but it caught the pentagon and congress completely off guard. the white house could not explain what it meant for the thousands of transgender
individuals serving now. press secretary sarah huckabee sanders did not provide a timetable for implementing the policy. >> obviously it's a very difficult decision. it's not a simple one. but the president feels that it's the best one for the military. >> but you can't answer the question of what's going to happen to transgenders who are in the military now. shouldn't you have been able to answer that basic question with a policy of this magnitude? >> look, i think sometimes you have to make decisions, and once he made a decision, he didn't feel it was necessary to hold that decision. >> we're ending the ban. >> reporter: the obama administration lifted the ban on transgender military service in june of 2016. then defense secretary ash carter. >> transgender americans may serve openly, and they can no longer be discharged or otherwise separated from the military just for being transgender. >> reporter: estimates of transgender individuals in the military range from 1,300 to 15,000. in his tweets this morning, the president said their continued
service would burden the military with tremendous medical costs. but a 2016 study found transgender individuals who may opt for gender reassignment surgery or other procedures would add one-tep tenth of 1% to overall military health care spending. during the campaign, candidate trump said he would fight for the transgender community. >> lgbt is starting to like donald trump very much lately, i will tell you. >> reporter: today he ignored a question about the policy. >> mr. president, how did you decide your policy on transgender people in the military? >> i've done 11 deployments. including five strategic patrols. >> reporter: lieutenant commander blake dremann served in afghanistan in 2011. two years later, he started transitioning from female to male. today's tweets by president trump worry him. >> this does impact me absolutely personally.
transgender people are already serving in various aspects of the military honorably, and they've shown no impact to readiness. >> reporter: civil rights and veterans groups reacted with outrage. the transgender american veterans association said, we want to ensure that people know that right now this is a tweet, not an official policy. but organizations like liberty counsel, who have been calling for a reversal of the obama era policy, applauded the president for making america safe again. the military, according to founder and chairman matt staver, is a lethal weapon designed to protect america and our allies. it is not a social club, a social experimentation petri dish, or club med. allison jaslow is executive director for iraq and afghanistan veterans of america. >> is it disruptive to be transgender? is it disruptive based on your own experience in the military? does it matter?
>> you know, i think honestly what's disruptive is sort of shoot from the hip policy making. >> do the comments that president trump made today set the transgender community back? >> i think that the comments that the president made today harm national security. we need soldiers in uniform. once you put that uniform on, you're the same as anybody who's next to you. >> reporter: as for dremann, he says today's tweets shouldn't prevent any american from serving openly. >> i do want to say to the service members that are currently transitioning in the military, continue to do what you're doing. the senate is in the midst of what any call a vote-arama as gop leaders try to cobble together a health care bill they can pass. so far, it doesn't look good. nancy cordes has the story. >> the motion is not agreed to. >> reporter: seven republicans bucked their leaders this every democrat against repealing obamacare without a replacement.
ohio republican rob portman. >> i didn't think repeal only was appropriate because it doesn't provide that help for those people. they're stuck in the status quo. >> reporter: it came after nine republicans voted down their party's replacement plan last night, which would have slashed medicaid, cut some taxes for the wealthy, and allowed healthy people to buy cheaper plans. >> the motion is not agreed to. >> reporter: in the absence of consensus, republicans are voting their way through a buffet of repeal plans. democrat mark warner. >> in effect, we have a series of options that say, do we want to pass legislation that would take 16 million americans off of health care? do we want to pass legislation that would take 22 million americans off of health care? >> still a little bit of confusion about what is the path forward. >> reporter: alaska senator lisa murkowski was one of two republicans who voted against even starting debate without a clear plan. president trump tweeted this
morning that she let the republicans and our country down. >> do tweets like that from the president work? do they intimidate you, put pressure on you? >> if i were to focus on every little morsel that comes out every day, i wouldn't have time to do the job that i need to do. the national transportation safety board wants you to slow down. a new report claims speeding is almost as big a factor in deadly crashes as drunk driving. kris van cleave has the latest on the new efforts to crack down. >> we're up to 60 miles per hour now. she's going 11 over. >> reporter: fairfax county police captain michael grinnan has spent 24 years on patrol. speeders are a daily part of life. >> any reason you're going that fast? >> reporter: what's the biggest challenge in trying to stop speeders? >> there are so many of them. it's a matter of where do i go? >> reporter: grinnan says the department has found on average drivers are going seven or eight miles over the speed limit.
but the faster a driver goes, the longer it takes to stop. the ntsb identified more than 100,000 deaths due to speeding between 2005 and 2014. that's nearly as many killed in alcohol-involved crashes. >> every mile an hour that you increase by, you're increasing your likelihood of a crash. >> reporter: robert sumwalt is the acting ntsb chairman. >> this study showed if we can improve the way that we set speed limits and enforce speed limits. >> reporter: the safety board is calling for expanding the use of speed cameras. only 14 states and washington, d.c. currently use them, and only rarely on freeways, where drivers go the fastest. another recommendation encourages installing point to point enforcement used in australia and the uk where a driver can be ticketed for getting from point a to point b faster than the time it would take by following the speed limit. captain grinnan says it's about targeting enforcement to try to prevent deadly crashes. >> we're looking at where these accidents occurred. how can we change people's
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>> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." the u.s. senate is expected to give final congressional approval to a new package of sanctions against russia, and the white house has signaled that the president will sign the measure. the sanctions are a response to moscow's interference in our presidential election along with the aggression in ukraine. but the bill lumps russia together with iran and north korea, and that's got the kremlin seeing red. charlie d'agata reports. >> reporter: good morning from moscow. the russians are already considering ways to retaliate as washington moves one step closer to imposing new sanctions here. russian deputy foreign minister sergei ryabkov says the move
defies common sense. it would only worsen relations and warned that the two countries are now steering into uncharted territory. another lawmaker says the only course ahead is to come up with a painful response to washington's decision. and the director of the international affairs counsel, andre kortunov told us russians aren't exactly thrilled about being thrown into the same basket as iran and north korea. >> basically the signal is that you three bad guys, you will get the same treatment from the united states congress. and with all due respect, russia is not north korea. >> reporter: ultimately the only meaningful response or retaliation will come from russian president vladimir putin, who has so far remained silent on the developing situation. back in washington, president trump's continued twitter assault on attorney general jeff sessions is starting to wear thin with some republican leaders. one of them is congressman trey gowdy. he chairs the house oversight and government reform committee.
gowdy discussed his concerns on "cbs this morning." >> are those comments out of order, wrong? >> well, they're not helpful. i think that you ought to praise in public and critique in private, and you shouldn't make personnel decisions, particularly at the cabinet level, via twitter. it's a really horrid job. the attorney general doesn't work for the president. he works for a blindfolded woman holding a set of scales. it's a really important job that means a lot to me. i understand the president's frustration. attorney general sessions should have been more forthcoming with the meetings he had with russians during the confirmation process. but this is best discussed privately between two grown-ups, and if he's lost confidence in him, then attorney general sessions can take the appropriate steps. but doing this publicly, i don't think helps our justice system. >> you were saying that the attorney general should have recused himself, aren't you? >> absolutely. he didn't have any choice but to recuse himself. now, he also should have told
everyone about all the meetings he had with russian diplomats or ambassadors. we shouldn't have to wait on "the new york times" to tell us. he should tell us. >> the president is saying if he had told me he was going to do exactly what everybody thinks he should have done, he would not have nominated him to be his attorney general, which is very strange, isn't it, on the face? >> i don't think so. if i were interviewing people for the a.g. job, i would want to kno is there any reason you can't do the job? are there any cases you would need to recuse yourself from? let's don't kid ourselves. jeff sessions is not the only person in america qualified to be the attorney general. i could name a bunch of people right now. so when you're going through the vetting process, one of the questions you ask is are there any cases you're not going to be able to oversee or participate in. and when the answer is, yeah, there's a really big one because i didn't tell everyone about my meetings with russian diplomats, that's something i would want to know.
>> what happens if the president of the united states fires robert mueller? >> he can't fire bob mueller. he can fire the attorney general. the only person who can fire special counsel is the attorney general, who is recused, which means it's the deputy attorney general, rod rosenstein. so there are a lot of moving parts for the president to be able to fire bob mueller. >> the president has indicated in an interview with "the new york times" that he is considering this, that he has consulted with advisers, that if jeff sessions resigns or is fired while the congress is on recess, someone can be put into that role of attorney general and won't have to be confirmed by the u.s. senate. does that worry you? >> i don't like recess appointments. i didn't like it when president obama did it. i don't like it when republican presidents. it circumvents the constitution, and you can put me in the category of not liking recess appointments. i don't think the president's going to do that, and it would
be a tough rest of his first term if he began to go the recess appointment route. >> congressman, this is a yes-no question. should robert mueller be fired? >> no. that's an easy. i could give you a two-word answer, but it's family television, so i won't do it. >> does the first word begin with an h? >> yeah, but don't tell my wife i said that. >> the "cbs overnight news" will be right back. i pinky promised my little girl a fabulous garden party for her birthday. so i mowed the lawn, put up all the decorations. i thought i got everything. almost everything! you know, 1 in 10 houses could get hit by a septic disaster, and a bill of up to $13,000. but for only $7 a month, rid-x is scientifically proven to break down waste, helping you avoid a septic disaster. rid-x. the #1 brand used by septic
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ways to treat addiction. how about sending addicts to the mountains to work out? jeff glor has the story from jackson hole, wyoming. >> these are 40 pounds apiece. off we go. >> reporter: it's an unusual approach to an agonizing issue. by putting people's hearts under extreme pressure, ryan burke believes he can retrain their brains. >> this is not coddling. >> no. outpatient or addiction therapy in the past has been a lot of talk, you know, a lot of let's just sit around in a circle and chat about that, which is important. but it's more important to go out there and practice that skill under pressure, to know what the body feels like and to know what you're capable of dealing with. >> reporter: burke is a world class endurance athlete who holds several mountain triathlon records. but he's not interested in sponsors or endorsement deals. >> pause, breathe, repeat. so when you feel yourself getting all worked up, take a second. >> reporter: he's dedicated his career to addiction counseling.
pioneering an approach called mind strength. >> it's a mental fitness program that pairs athletes and addicts in the attempt to get them to stay calm under pressure. put them into simulated exposure so they know what fear feels like so when the time hits, when their life is actually on the line, whether it's the wilderness, they can stay in control. >> reporter: the man about to climb a rock wall while wearing a blindfold is andrew shorts, a client of burke's. he grew up in jackson and was a world class skier by age of 17 before his burgeoning career suddenly went offtrack. >> the skiing culture does encourage people to go hard or go home, and that came from skiing and sort of transitioned to my partying and my drinking and drug use. >> move over to your right now if you can. >> reporter: now three years sober, andrew shorts is making his way back to competition with burke's help. mind strength does things like
send people into bitingly cold lake water. >> three, two, one, go. >> reporter: asks them to hold their breath and tie a climber's knot underwater. recovering addicts also join partner athletes to run blindfolded, balance on a ball, and problem-solve with a highly elevated heart rate. >> try to solve this question. >> reporter: routines informed by burke's own life experience. you saw yourself at one point going down this road. >> uh-huh. >> and you were able to pull yourself out of it. >> yeah. when i started to see the challenge of me, i'd say, overdrinking, you know, abusing on the cusp of addiction, i was on the border of having a very big problem. i pulled myself back, and the mountains helped me do that. >> reporter: meditation is another part of the program. two of burke's favorite sayings are slower and faster and patience is progress. >> whether you're working at a
desk in new york or down in florida on the beach, we all have an overactive mind. the ability to slow that mind down is beneficial for everyone. >> you're teaching people not to think. >> yeah, yeah. absolutely. >> reporter: just chill. >> yeah, quiet the brain. i use an ocean analogy. everyone is on the surface and the waves are really big, you have conflict in your life. but there's a quiet part of your brain, that part beneath the surface, even five, 10 feet deep that wants to be calm. to bring people to that level makes for a higher quality human being, i think. a man in upstate new york insists a painting that was hanging in his family's living room for years is actually a masterpiece of the legendary michelangelo. he says he's got the evidence, but some in the art world are not so sure. we flew the painting's owner down to florida where it was being stored to take a closer look. >> i haven't seen this in about a year. >> drum roll, please. >> reporter: inside this simple wooden box lies a 500-year-old mystery. this is either the work of one of the greatest of renaissance
artists -- >> i guess it would have been too simple for him to have just signed it. >> that would have been nice, yeah. >> reporter: -- or a magnificent fake. marty kober has spent 15 years trying to prove the former. >> who painted this painting? >> michelangelo, the greatest artist of all time. >> you're certain of that? >> we have a pretty good dossier of supporting evidence. >> the tempura on wood painting depicts jesus being lowered from the cross by a pair of angels and placed in the lap of an anguished virgin mary. the art hung on the family's mantle outside rochester new york for years. that's it behind his mom in her wedding dress and in a christmas photo. it wasn't always treated with the greatest of care. >> it actually fell off the wall at one point? >> parents dusting it one day. prior to that, i bounced a tennis ball off it a few times. >> reporter: but once kober
inherited it outright, he resolved to protect the painting and began investigating its history. what is certain, whoever painted it based their work on this well known michelangelo drawing. many american experts refuse to look at it, so he took the work to italy for extensive restoration and investigation. >> is there a chance this was done by a contemporary or an understudy? >> what we notice with this is there's multiple changes from the underdrawing to the painting phase. copyists would never do that. >> reporter: under the micro scope a clue was discovered. fingerprints. when compared to one that michelangelo accidentally left on a sculpture, the results proved inconclusive. kober believes that are other more definitive fingerprints, the style of painting. >> the tempura, the layering, and the pigments are virtually the same. here's the original letter. >> reporter: the former air force pilot says he has other extensive documentation that indicates the painting was a gift from the master to one of his closest friends.
other documents supposedly trace ownership from her all the way to kober's great great-grandfather's sister-in-law. >> i was enormously impressed by this picture. >> reporter: professor william wallace is a top michelangelo expert. he's convinced the work at least comes from the master's inner circle, but -- >> there's no scientific way to determine this. it's a matter of opinion of numerous numbers of scholars over time. and unfortunately we just have to wait. >> reporter: kober says this has become his life's quest. >> i'm that guy that just won't go away. we have great institutions, the best equipment. they can look at this all over again, and when you assemble all of that, the documents, the painting itself, it only can point to one thing. the greatest artist of all time, michelangelo, made this. >> kober insists he's not in it for the money, estimated at $300 million. he says he just wants michelangelo to get the credit he deserves.
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workers at seaworld in san antonio are mourning the death of a baby whale. 3-month-old kyara was being treated for an infection when she took a turn for the worse. kyara was the last baby orca born at a seaworld park and there won't be another. michelle miller has the story. >> reporter: seaworld announced the end of its breeding program following years of protest from animal rights activists and declining ticket sales. while the exact cause of kyara's premature death has yet to be determined, activists say for a whale born into captivity, it comes as no surprise. at just 3 months old, kyara's was one of seaworld san antonio's main attractions. but on monday, park officials announced that baby kyara had died. in a statement released to cbs
this morning, seaworld said the dedicated team of veterinarians and care staff spent the last three days providing critical care for kyara. but despite their best efforts, her health continued to decline, and she passed away earlier today. seaworld has yet to say specifically what caused kyara's death, but animal rights activists say a life spent in captivity could be to blame. >> what the death of this young calf tells us is that these animals cannot thrive in concrete tanks. >> reporter: seaworld's orca program has come under fire after a string of high-profile incidents involving killer whales. in 2010, a drainer was -- trainer was killed after being attacked in front of an audience in orlando. in march 2016, seaworld president joel manby spoke about the end of his orca program on cbs this morning. >> i have seen clearly that society is changing their
attitude about these unbelievable, majestic animals being in human care. >> there you go. >> reporter: seaworld says it plans to phase out its theatrical orca program by 2019, but activists say this does little for the 22 orcas that remain in captivity. >> this is about forcing these animals into a situation that they don't have any adaptation to. because of that, you see them basically dying left and right. >> reporter: seaworld veterinarians had placed kyara on a 24-hour watch that included hand feeding while she was being treated for the infection that eventually took her life. a postmortem is now being done to determine the exact cause of death. and that's the overnight news for this thursday.
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