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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, october 27th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." more than 2,000 documents related to jfk's assassination are released for the public to see, but it's what's missing from that treasure trove that may keep the conspiracy theory going. the opioid crisis, what that means for people fighting to keep clean. and tampa police release new video they hope will track down a killer. good morning from the studio
57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning they're poring over just released documents related to john f. kennedy. the national archive posted them last night, meeting a deadline set by congress 25 years ago. but bowing to appeals from the cia and fbi, president trump blocked the wree lease of 18,000 others. in a memo he said, i have no choice. he ordered a review of those files. nikki battiste is here in new york. good morning, nikki. >> good morning, anne-marie. wikileaks offered money. they're showing violations of law in efficiency or administrative error.
it's the day everyone has been waiting five decades for. the national archives released more than 2,500 records related to the jfk assassination. >> so far we're finding it's a picture of things that we already knew, some rumors, some innuendo. >> among the details prirchlted in black and white, 25 minutes before kennedy was shot, a london reporter had received an anonymous tip to call the u.s. embassy for, quote, big news. they discovered him before the assassination. the cuban leader met with government officials and insisted neither he nor his government had anything to do with the president's death. what many who investigated the assassination are hoping to find is about a mysterious week oswalt spent in mexico city where he met with spies.
>> didn't they suspect he was a much bigger threat and why didn't they warn washington of it at the time. >> reporter: other details unsealed, the cia discovered efforts to assassination castro and even forged ties with the mob to receive heb and the fbi got called. in a statement last night the c cia says the undocumented information recommended a portion. they vowed to ultimately release all of its kennedy assassination records. >> nikki battiste here in new york. thanks a lot, nikki. president trump declared opioid abuse a national emergency but it's called a tiger without teeth. the promise to fight the epidemic but without the resources to carry through. mola lenghi has our report. >> reporter: the president got
personal in dealing with the opioid crisis. he talked about his late brother fred who was an alcoholic. >> he had a problem with alcohol. he would tell me, don't drink, don't drink. he was substantially older and i listened to him. >> reporter: president trump declared the opioid epidemic a public emergency. >> we owe it to our children and our country to do herring in our power to address this national shame and this human tragedy. >> reporter: the declaration will streamline access to addiction treatment. funding comes from the health emergency fund which has a balance of only $56,000. the national government estimated it costs $75 billion a year. >> the white house says people die each day from drug overdoses affecting every race aerchld income level. garrell mendel's son died.
he said it's important to talk about the dialogue. >> what he spoke about is the great first step that removes the shame and stigma that goes along with this disease. i want to emphasize, it's not one speech, one remark. >> reporter: the president needs more. mola lenghi, cbs news, the white house. ahead on "cbs this morning," new jersey governor chris christie chairman of the president's commission on combatting drug addiction and the opioid crisis. on capitol hill republicans are moving forward on a major tax your haul after the house narrowly passed a budget measure. they succeeded with just two votes to spare. in particular, they are opposed to a proposal to ee lichl nate the federal deduction for state and local taxes. i say that would hurt many of
their constituents. the republicans have set a deadline to resolve their differences and introduce the tax bill. the pentagon says the four americans that were killed in niger were part of a team. the pentagon says there was a second team of u.s. and nigerian forces on the ground. members of congress were briefed yesterday. democrat richard blumenthal pointed to a shortfall and questions the mission of the 6,000 troops stationed in niger. >> one of the reasons for this tragic ka at the trophy in niger may well have been lacking resources in intelligence that could have permitted them to avoid that ambush. >> investigators still do not know how sergeant la david johnson got separated from the other men. defense secretary jim mattis
visited south korea this morning. during a visit to the demilitarized zone, mattis said they were building a nuclear arsenal to threaten others with catastrophe catastrophe. questioned the u.s. imposed sanctions on organizations. and there is growing outrage in congress over a $300 million contract awarded to a small montana firm to restore poir in puerto rico. a congressional committee has asked that records concerning the hiring of whitefish energy be handed over to congress. the two-man company which relies on subcontractors is located in the hometown of energy secretary ryan zinke. tampa police released new video showing a person of interest in the three related murders that has one neighborhood on edge. the surveillance video apparently showing a person walking in one direction and
then running the opposite way seconds after the first victim was shot on october 9th. police say he may have heard something and got scared or he may we have been involved. a man drove his car through protesters at an immigration rights rally in california yesterday. video shows the car pushing through protesters at a crosswalk as protesters pound on the hood. one of the protesters pound on the car as it continued to move. police arrested a 56-year-old man. they say he wasn't trying to hurt anyone. he got caught in the middle of the protest. there were no injuries. a young girl faces deportation after seeking emergency medical help in texas. she was brought to this country as an infant and is now separated from her family. anna werner has the detail. >> reporter: 10-year-old rosa maria hernandez has cerebral
palsy. she was rushed to the hospital in an balance tuesday when they discovered she was not a u.s. citizen. they followed her to the hospital and after surgery took her to a detention center. she went with her cousin because her parents were afraid of being detained. her mother said, don't want them to deport her. mexico isn't safe. she needs therapy, her doctors. her parents brought her from mexico when she was 3 months old hoping she could get better treatment. the family's lawyer. >> my main concern is we have a 10-year-old child with cerebral palsy. she's in a shelter in san antonio. her mother and father are in laredo, texas. we should reunite this family as soon as upon.
>> they found the girl was in the u.s. illegally and dow to hermetical condition she was escorted to the hospital. once medically cleared, she will be processed accordingly and the mexican consulate has been advised of the situation. anna werner, cbs news, new york. coming up on the morning news, fast track to zibtship. a judge rules on recruits. and two women lost at sea for months are finally rescued. this is the "cbs morning news." fill him up with goodness, so he gives his umbrella to nancy, which makes hank smile, which makes everyone's ride better. with jimmy dean, good mornings lead to great days. psoriatic arthritis tries to get in my way? ♪ watch me.
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forecast in some cities around the country. on the "cbs moneywatch," a blockbuster bid in health care, and starbucks unveils a drink just in time for halloween. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, diane. >> good friday morn, anne-marie. that's right. cvs in talks to buy the health insurer aetna. the deal would merge one of the nation's largest pharmacy operators with one of its oldest health insurer. it would give them more leverage with drugmakers. a finally deal is not expected for weeks. cvs stocks tumbled while aetna's jumped. the dow industrial's added 71
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so all they feel is love wishing you love, sleep and play. pampers our top story this morning, the national archives has released some 2,8 hub files on the assassination of president john f. kennedy, but at the request of the cia and fbi, president trump blocked thousands of records citing irreparable harm to national security. they are expected to be rereleased within six months following further review. doctors were allegedly bribed to prescribe a cancer painkiller to noncancer patients. yesterday authorities arrested the founder of that company. jim axelrod has that story. >> i'm with the doctor's office.
>> and what's the patient's name? >> sara fuller. she's impersonating a staff member at the doctor's office and lying. >> what is it? is it also for the breakthrough cancer pain or not? >> yeah. >> the patient was sarah fuller, but she did not have cancer. >> point the nozzle into your mouth and under your tongue. >> sub sis is a spray version of opioid fentanyl. she would be fatally overdosing six months later. now the founder john kapur is facing charges of conspiracy and bribery and personally recruited doctors and offered kickbacks to illegally proscribe subsys to
fuller and people like her. >> the problem is people were dying. they were taking this and overdosing. >> in illinois there was a tock tore. he was responsible for about 60% of all subsys prescriptions, and when the sales representative went to his supervisor and said this guy is rubbing a pill mill, he's not looking at patients, they said, stick with him, he's grour-to guy. >> not stay awa from him. stick with them. >> no. what's even worse, they paid him over $85,000 in speaker fees because he was one of the top prescribers of subsys. >> cbs news has identified headache doctors, back pain special leasts and doctors who promoted the drug last year. insys paid 28,000 payments. >> it's the most egregious
condu conduct. >> in 2014 insyy hs to pay spear fees but they had no attendees at all. his lawyer says his client is innocent and tends to fight the charges vigorously. jim axelrod, cbs news, new york. on "cbs this morning," we'll be meeting a little girl with a printed 3-d hand who will throwing out the first pitch. and jermaine fowler will join us in studio 57. that's the cbs news for this friday. have a good day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
>> live from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news " this morning. >> well a community continues to mourning the loss of two teens in south philly. that is potential break in the case as philadelphia police ida person of interest. we're live. >> and more than 50 years after the assassination of president kennedy, thousands of secret files are no long area secret. what they reveal and what remains a mystery. >> and gambling in pennsylvania may not just be for casinos any more. we will tell you about the plans for the expansion, and whether it is a sure bet. well today is friday, october 27th, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon. tgif. let's get a look at today's forecast and the roads with meisha. >> tgif indeed. jim came dancing into the make up room this morning. and everybody's