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hiemer's and multiple other things and you want to stand there with him and expect us to be calm. cool, and collective. well, what kind of insurance do you have? >> reporter: but the uprisings from coast to coast have not swayed republicans like cotton or gates. >> sometimes you're coming out of pocket 100%. >> reporter: when it comes to a top gop priority. >> i will fight with every fiber of my being to repeal obamacare in the year 2017. >> reporter: but the former house speaker was skeptical. he said his party has never been able to find consensus on a suitable replace frmnt the affordable care act and less likely to modify than repeal it. >> nancy, thank you. the
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our cbs news pol found 77% of americans believe the economy is in good shape and that is the highest since the great recession. and the dow to close at the 10th straight record high. the first time that has happened in decades. jim axalrod is here to tell us more about what many people are calling the trump rally. >> well, scott, the dow just barely made it but manage to run its streak of record highs to 10. the markets have been on a roll since election day, up more than 13% in the last 107 days. but never mind that. try this. this is the longest streak of consecutive
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1997 of consecutive trade days we have seen. there's a number of reasons. you have to understand industrial companies are expecting an increase in infrastructure spending as we saw when he met with executives to discuss jobs. the president has signalled he will push for an infrastructure spending bill and everybody likes the signals on corporate tax reform and regulation roll back and while some pull back could by reasonably expected, for a market at 18,0200 on november 8th, even though the market has priced in some of this on speculation as posed to anything congress has done by way of passing tax reform. >> thanks very much. well, the cheers of wall street fade outside the cities. business is usually tough for the american farmer but
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has found that right now it's an even harder road to hoe. >> reporter: in america's heartland the american dream is in crisis, just ask johntesk. tesk is a fifth generation farmer who at 62 says he's barely breaking evening. >> i sold my corn this year for 287 and that don't pay the bills. >> reporter: he says an increase in world wide production is increasing a demand. all the while the price of operating a farm is steadily increasing. it predict said farmers incomes will extend the worst slide in g generations. as a result more farms are expected to close on top of the 140,000 that have closed or
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>> it's one of our hay meadows, it's owned by my grandma. >> reporter: in pottawatomie county, kansas, 34-year-old matt and his younger brother, tim, are also fifth generation farmers. >> you have guys my age that are trying to raise a family, trying to farm, and having to work in town, just to produce cheap food for the country. it's a crisis. >> reporter: they say they spent $34,000 last year farming wheat and other crops, but they only brought in $35,000. so they may have found a solution. they now sell cattle and cut out the middle man. when these cattle go to slaughter they might make $1,000 a head, but if they slaughter, process, and sell directly to the consumer themselves, each head would be worth $2,100. with an uncertain future, those like don teske can only hope the family farm will survive. >> we're going to lose another generation of farmers through this, and that's sad. >> reporter: david begnaud, cbs news, pottawatomie county, kansas.
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are holding the runway at the mosul airport. it is a major advance in the liberation of iraq's second largest city from the grip of isis. david martin is in iraq tonight with a rare look at how u.s. forces are helping. >> reporter: after suffering 500 killed and 3,000 wounded in liberating the eastern half of mosul from isis, iraqi forces met only light resistance as they advanced through the outskirts of west mosul. despite the early success, the iraqis are expecting west mosul to be an even tougher fight once they enter the city. american advisers are with them. general joseph votel, commander of u.s. forces in the middle east, told his troops, "this is the iraqis' fight." >> would it go faster if we did it ourselves? well, it might. but i'm pretty convinced the way we are approaching this, this campaign this time, working through our partners, is kind of the right way of doing it. they own this.
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we are helping them-- helping them to fight, but we're not doing the fighting for them. >> reporter: votel was at an airbase whose location we are not allowed to name for security reasons. the aircraft here and at other bases which ring iraq and syria are, dropping a slow, steady rain of bombs on isis. these are 2,000-pound bombs, and over here are 500-pound bombs about to be loaded on an f-15 aircraft. there is now a bomb falling on northern iraq and eastern syria once every eight minutes. that's not counting 1,400 rounds fired by these rocket launchers, which the army calls "himars." accurate up to nine feet. do you know what your success rate is? >> the himars, it does not miss, sir. we tell it what to shoot, it will hit that target. >> reporter: with all that firepower, it's only a matter of time between mosul and raqqa are liberated. but thatee
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u.s. military operations since 9/11-- win all the battles without ever winning the war against trump. scott. >> pelley: david martin on the battlefield. david, thank you. we have an update now on dr. jon lapook's "60 minutes" story about the sports medicine doctor charged with sexually assaulting nine women gymnasts. today in michigan, larry nassar pleaded not guilty to 22 criminal counts. dozens of former athletes are suing him in civil court. coming up next on the "cbs evening news," a young murder victim may have recorded her killer's voice. bllz
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great rates for great rides. >> pelley: there was a break today in a cold case in georgia. 33-year-old ryan alexander duke was arrested and charged with murder after investigators received a tip linking him to a former high school teacher and beauty queen, tara grinstead. duke was a student at the school where grinstead taught. she disappeared 11 years ago. her remains have never been found. police in indiana hope a mysterious recording will lead them to the killer of two young hikers. don dahler is there. >> reporter: on this abandoned railroad trestle, a 14-year-old girl may have recorded the voice of her killer. >> down the hill. down the hill. >> reporter: liberty german and
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her 13-year-old friend abigail williams were hiking on february 13, when police say german captured images of this man, and also made a longer recording of their encounter. police haven't said if the voice recording is of the same man. indiana state police sergeant tony slocum: >> this young lady is a hero. there's no doubt. to have enough presence of mind to activate the video system on her cell phone, to record what we believe is-- is criminal behavior that is about to occur. >> reporter: over 100 local, state, and federal agents are working the case, including carol county sheriff tobe leazenby, who has been with the department for 30 years. he's counting on the public to recognize the suspect soon. >> we're hoping that someone out there will say, "oh, my goodness. that's-- you know-- that's a cousin. that's an uncle. that's the guy next door." >> reporter: but despite the
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fact that delphi is a small community, no one has yet come forward. >> it's surprising and also frustration as well. >> reporter: reward money for the case has reached $50,000 and climbing. you have had some of the people who live here express fear. >> yes. >> reporter: and i imagine they're hurting. >> yes. >> reporter: what do you tell them? >> the bottom line, that i've been sharing all week, is we will get this, and we will find who is responsible. >> reporter: authorities have not released the full video that liberty german shot while she was here, nor anything else that was on her cell phone, because they're holding that back for eventual prosecution. but, scott, even with just those still frames and that small audio clip, they've already received 1,900 tips. >> pelley: don dahler, thanks. and we'll be right back. and 20% better comfort from one tiny, mighty pill... get move free ultra, and enjoy living well.
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pelley: the protest camp near the dakota access pipeline was cleared out today. protesters set up the camp last august to block the pipeline from being finished near the standing rock indian reservation. tribes say it threatens their drinking water and cultural sites. an executive action from president trump helped clear the way for the pipeline's completion. radio and tv commentator alan colmes died today after a brief illness. colmes was best known as the
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fire on the fox news channel. when people asked colmes why he didn't fight fire with fire, he responded, "you fight fire with water." alan colmes was 66. in syracuse, new york, march madness came early as john gillon heaved a desperation bomb last night at the buzzer. >> gillon! >> pelley: the fans stormed the court. the win over duke gives syracuse a shot at making the big tournament next month. duke is all but guaranteed a spot. up next, how a photographer scored the biggest job of a lifetime.
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>> pelley: we end tonight with a view of america through the lens of a trailblazing photographer. michelle miller has his pictures and his story. >> i love you, man. >> i love you, too. >> wonderful! >> reporter: at a recent book signing in harlem, the personal vision of 80-year-old photographer adger cowans was on full display. >> i never had a book of my work before. >> reporter: for cowans it started in rural ohio, growing up in the midst of the great depression. in 1958, he became one of the first african americans to earn a degree in photography from ohio state. he decided to write a letter to the only black photographer he'd ever heard of, gordon parks, whose images of the jim crow south made him world famous. >> he said, "you can live here with me and my family and you can work with me at 'life' magazine."
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parks for two years before pointing his own lens at everyday life. cowans said it took more emotion than skill. >> i feel. that's what i do, when i take a picture, i feel it. when you get that rush or you get that feeling inside, i know i have it. i felt it. >> reporter: by the mid-60s, he was capturing celebrities like dizzy gillespie, sammy davis, sarah vaughn, and mick jagger. >> take it easy! >> reporter: but it would be on movie sets like "on golden pond" where cowans would make history, becoming the first african american hollywood still photographer. what reaction did you get? >> first of all, when they saw me, they assumed that i was there to deliver something. ( laughs ) "what's this black guy doing here? there's nobody else black on the set." >> reporter: he has worked on more than 30 films, and even at 80, he's still expanding his craft.
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talent say about you and what you've meant? >> i don't think like that. spirit touches me, and something comes out. it belongs to the world. it doesn't belong to me. >> reporter: and now everyone can have their own copy. >> how do you spell that? >> reporter: michelle miller, cbs news, new york. >> pelley: and that's the "cbs overnight news for this friday. from the broadcast center at new york city, i'm scott pelley.
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this is the cbs overnight news. i'm jurekau duncan. more are feeling from angry voters at packed town halls. many are on recess but for many it hasn't felt like a break. passionate crowds including republicans and democrats are demanding answers about president trump's policies and president trump himself. >> reporter: at groever tee's barbecue, congressman matt gae
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tz, mr. trump was also a prime topic in new jersey. home to republican congressman. l leonard lance. >> i'd like to know what you plan to do when he makes delusional statements. >> i believe the president has not spokeen the truth. i will indicate my point of view. >> reporter: the question for republicans this week, how strongly to defend the president when they're already dealing with democratic anger over plans to repeal obama care. protesters gathered outside congressman dave riekert's washington state office today. >> you work for us. and laid into arkansas senator, tom cotton last night. >> my husband was
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alzheimer's and you want to stand there with him and expect us to be calm. cool, and collective. well, what kind of insurance do you have? >> reporter: but the uprisings from coast to coast have not swayed republicans when it comes to a top gop priority. >> i will fight with every fiber of my being toobamacare in the year 2017. >> reporter: and he faces protests over transgender students and bathrooms. major garret has that story. >> reporter: this reversal is designed to put the debate and search for solutions in the hands of states and local school district. critics say this will create confusion and could open the door to discrimination and
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protesters formed outside the white house as the decision to end federal protections put president trump front and center over the battle for lgbt rights. the had white house said policy regarding transgender bathrooms should be decided at the state level. press secretary sean spicer reiterated that. the move wipes out the obama's administration allowing them to use restrooms that match their gender identity. those that didn't comply would lose their funding. >> we should help them so they're not in a vulnerable positi position. >> reporter: he says his had justice department has a duty to face the law. last march north carolina enacted a law restricting access to
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appears on a person's birth certificate and candidate trump criticized north carolina's move and said he would allow caitlyn jenner to use any bathroom she wished in trump tower. >> so if caitlyn jenner would want to walk in to trump tower, you would be fine using any bathroom she chooses? >> that's correct. >> reporter: but he said later that night -- >> the federal government should not be involved. >> reporter: the white house says education secretary is 100% on board in this reversal in federal policy. saying in part students should have the freed toom to learn an thrive. no individual, school, district or state can abdicate. the fbi is now looking into the murder of two teen age
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in indiana. they believe a chilling recording could help lead them to the killer. delify, indiana. >> reporter: the girls were last seen alive the day before valentine's day hiking on this abandoned trail. now investigators don't appear any closer to find out who murdered them. they're pleading with the public for any tips, even those that might seem insif can't. listen to this voice. police think it belongs to a killer. the looped audio is shot by 14-year-old liberty german who was murdered along with her friend, 13-year-old abigail williams. >> 14-year-old young lady who had the presence of mind when she probably felt like she was in danger to activate the video system o
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record evidence we're using now. >> these grainy images are also from german's ophone. investigators don't know if the voice recording is of the same man. >> as poor as this picture is, somebody knows. >> reporter: about 20 fbi agents are working with state and local police to solve the case. directorer comey himself has been briefed twice. they want to know about anyone who has been behaving strangely in the past week. anxious, irritable, have they followed this case with a sense that is not normal? >> reporter: german reportedly posted these photos on february 13th. when the girls failed to return, the town of about 3,000 launched a search. their bodies were found about a half mile away on property owned boy ron logan.
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know. >> reporter: german's grandfather said she had dreams of becoming a scientist. >> involved in every sport you could play. may liberty and abigail rest in peace. >> reporter: there is a $44 $41 reward. the cbs overnight news will be right back.
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one of america's most popular bulk action rifle is the responsible for thousands of complaints. the company has down played the danger for decades. now an aved hunter and gun lover is on mission to raise awareness after a tragedy. >> i have become so accustomed to unpleasant thoughts and hardships. so that has become my new normal. >> one of his sons is dead and the other is in prison. >> pain is my constant
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>> reporter: roger a powerline construction foreman owned a remington semiautomatic rifle and bought one for his then 12-year-old son, zach. >> we loved the one that i had and he was old enough and mature enough. >> reporter: and how much was the safety stressed? >> paramount. >> reporter: but one night in 2011 the two boys, zach and justin home alone got into a fight. zach then 15 got his remington 700. >> i loaded it. i loaded it with the purpose of scaring him. >> reporter: you knew you weren't supposed to load. >> yes, ma'am. i had been taught better. >> reporter: eventually emotions started to calm down. >> i bent at the waist and started up and heard a click like it went off. i rememth
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the barrel. i remember seeing it hit. it was just half his head was gone. >> reporter: panicking, he went and got justin's gun and placed it between his brother's legs to make it appear as though he shot himself. then zach called his parents. >> he said daddy, don't go in there. and i just pushed him aside and came on in and it was really obvious -- >> reporter: it was right here too. >> right there. >> reporter: detectives suspected right away that this wasn't self inflicted. zach was arrested the day of justin's funeral and later confessed that it was his gun but insisted it went off by
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off. >> reporter: did you deliberately kill your baby brother? >> no, ma'am. >> reporter: did you pull the trigger? >> no, ma'am. >> reporter: but zach was convicted and sent off to prison for 10 years. >> reporter: is it true you testified against him at trial? >> yes. i t made no sense. >> reporter: but by then remington had gotten some 200 complaints about rifles like zach's with a triggerer mechanism called the x-mark pro. six months after justin was killed, another tragedy with the same trigger. this time in chad born, north carolina. 16-year-old jasmine and her cousin were about to go christmas shopping. >> they were standing in the front yard with their
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grandmother on the porch. >> reporter: an attorney for jasmine's family made this animation. a neighbor across the street in his bedroom picked up a loaded model 700. the safety was off pch. >> and it fired through a closed window and what could be the most random act you ever heard of it travelled across the street and went through her chest and hit jasmine in the heart and she died in her grandma's front yard. >> reporter: in a deposition under oath james anthony blackwell, an experienced marine and hunter couldn't explain how his rifle went off. >> do you think you touched it in any way? >> no, sir. >> reporter: was he prosecuted? >> no. >> reporter: chafen had already
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w won money for a client who shot himself in the foot when he said his 700 fired on its own. back then they were made with a trigger called "the walker." they faced lawsuits alleging to injury or death but argus it's always human errorer and never the gun's fault. >> you cannot admit wrong doing when you have 7 million of these things on the market. >> reporter: the company had evidence as early as 1975 when its own tests showed some of the model 700s firing without the trigger being pulled. and this 1979 document indicates the company never knot a rekault. but it did switch from the walker trigger to the x-mark
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pro. >> they admit that the new model was brought about because they had so many complaints with the older model. and the new model is worse than the old model. >> that's stunning. how soon after that did remington start getting complaints? >> soon. >> reporter: and they kept coming. gun fired when safety was taken off twice. trigger was not touched. three police departments complained. by early 2010, remington was getting videos claiming they captured the trigger going off on its own after the safety was released. >> you see the rifle did fire. >> never touch the trigger. >> reporter: for years despite the videos and testing hundreds of rifles, remington
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marked cannot do. andthal government is allowed to recall toy guns, and then in february 2014. remington received this video. an experiment in his garage showing that spontaneous firing is more likely in cold weather. >> as you can see it fired. >> reporter: with the video all over yoourks remington didiths own tests in bitterer cold. in april 2014, the company announced a recall of over 1 million 300 wriefls. and remington continues to insist no one has been harmed by the x-mark pro defect. go to
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paid. child care workers make an average of $9.77 an hour. that's only 61 cents than other food industry workers. it is 80% less than retailers on average. why some parents say the pay is just plain wrong. like most working parents they pay all they can to make sure their child goes to a premium day care. but last september four of his toddler's teachers quit. when he discovered what they were making, he was shocked. >> the teachers move on. why not leave it there. >> a hard day's work, deserve as hard day's pay and we felt
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>> wiener's daughter goes to a bright horizon child care city in new york. the publicly traded kwumpany grossed nearly something million, 932 locations and tuition can cost more than 30,000 a year. in a letterer signed by more than a dozen parents, wiener and others complaints that they earn allatal over a an hour. they have confirmed the details. of the letter. bright horizons is listed as one of the 100 best companies to work for all time. >> they should be able to pay their
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>> in a statement, bright horizons said they're prod to raise the bhar. and they claim to pay teachers more than the market average but the market itself may be the problem. adording to the labor of bureau and statistics. 9 snoiv an hour. and preschool teachers make about $4 an hour more. if half of them. >> many rely on public assistance. >> nationally about 1/3 of every edge skutants change every year. frrs turn over is a devastating experience because during
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early years they're building acatchments to their parents or their teacher. >> about seven years ago they switched from running. >> i will say that the center i work at is i still have to take a second job to make ends meet. trrs we have children's hands in our lives during the day and we're responsible for their care and educating them. >> reporter: those responsibilities are why teachers deserve to make more. >> how long? >> until we see ea change. it may
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the relentless rain in california has triggered evacuations. it has also created a rare sight 60 miles north of san francisco. something that hasn't been seen in over a decade. >> reporter: first the rain, now the drain. california's wet winter has bushed lake way beyond capacity, pouring water in its bath-like drain. the first time in 11 years. >> back in october we were half full. this is the first time the lake has been so low and filled up and spilled in one year. >> reporter: what looks calm at the top of the morning glory spillway looks like a raging
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it's 200 feet from the mont sello dam. 72 feet wide at its lip and narrowing to 28 feet at an outlet. when water in the lake rises to nearly 400, it spills over the lip of this funnel and pours into the creek 700 feet below. when this reservoir reaches capacity, it can take in 48,000 cubic feet of water. >> reporter: this is what the drain has looked like during california's drought. so dry it became aen unofficial skateboard park. the water started trickling in on friday. you might say a holy pilgrimage. >> see this. >> this is really something. >> reporter: the
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keep flowing for the next couple of months. well, that's the overnight news for this friday. for some of you the news continues, for others, check back with us a little later for the morning news and of course "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new york city.
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♪ >> pelley: rounding up illegal immigrants. >> it's a military operation. >> pelley: or is it? >> no... repeat: no use of military force in immigration operations. >> pelley: today's explanation. >> the president was using that as an adjective. >> pelley: also tonight, a rare look behind the white house >>rtain. yo if inu theyk th're going to give you your country back without a fight, you are sadly mistaken. >> pelley: what a teenaged hiker recorded that could help police find her killer. >> this young lady's a hero. there's no doubt. >> pelley: and the photographer who blazed a trail when america was black and white. >> they assumed that i was there to deliver something. ug( lahs ) "what's this black guy doing here? th
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this is the "cbs overnight news." >> pelley: have a look at the great american divide. our new cbs news poll out tonight found 39% of americans approve of the job that president trump is doing. but 82% of republicans say he's oing a good job, and for democrats, it was just 6%. today, we heard from the driving political force behind the president, steve bannon. here's our white house correspondent margaret brennan. >> if you want to see the trump agenda, it's very simple. it was all in the speeches. >> reporter: in a rare appearance, president trump's chief strategist stephen bannon cast himself as a revolutionary. >> there's a new political order
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and it's still being formed. but if you look at the wide degree of opinions in this room, whether you're a populist, whether you're a limited government conservative, whether you're libertarian, whether you're an economic nationalist-- we have wide and sometimes divergent opinions. we are a nation with a culture and a reason for being. and i think that's what unites us. >> reporter: he said the goal of the trump presidency is three-fold. >> the first is national security and sovereignty. the second line of work is what i refer to as economic nationalism. the third, broadly, line of work, is what is deconstruction of the administrative state. >> reporter: and bannon touted what he sees as the president's early accomplishments. >> i think one of the most pivotal moments in modern american history was his immediate withdrawal from t.p.p. ( applause ) that got us out of a-- got us out of a trade deal and let our sovereignty come back to ourselves. >> reporter: bannon, a former goldman sachs banker who previously ran conservative website breitbart, repeatedly attacked the media, when he referred to as "the opposition party." >> they're corporatist, globalist media. they're adamantly opposed-- adamantly opposed--
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( applause ) >> reporter: bannon said the trump white house will have to continually take on the main stream media. >> as more jobs get better, they're going to continue to fight. if you think they're going to give you your country back without a fight, you are sadly mistaken. every day-- every day, it is going to be a fight. >> reporter: bannon appeared alongside his sometime rival, white house chief of staff, reince priebus, who agreed with his media critiques. >> we're so conditioned to it, i'm personally so conditioned to hearing about why president trump isn't going to win the election, why one-- why a controversy in the primary is going to take down president trump. >> reporter: the two men said they were united in achieving mr. trump's goals. >> the reason reince and i are good partners is that we can disagree. >> reporter: and bannon said president trump would not back down from his positions. >> all the opportunities he had to wavff
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people who have come to him and said, "oh, you have to moderate." every day in the oval office he tells reince and i, "i committed this to the american people. i promised this when i ran, and i'm going to deliver on this." >> pelley: margaret brennan is joining us at the white house. margaret, there was some confusion today on immigration. the president said one thing, and then his homeland security secretary rushed out and said another. >> reporter: yes. well, the president sent his secretaries of state and homeland security south of the border to reassure officials there that illegal immigrants will be treated humanely when they're deported from the u.s. to mexico. but the president today caused some confusion himself when he suggested using the u.s. military to expel them. >> we're getting really bad dudes out of this country, and at a rate that nobody's ever seen before. and they're the bad ones. and it's a military operation. >> no. repeat: no use of military force in immigration operations. none. >> reporter: white house later tried to clarify saying the president meant military operation as an adjective, to describe what they say is an efficient rate of deportation.
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>> pelley: margaret brennan for us tonight. margaret, thank you. well, the president's boasting got the better of him today. he said the u.s. is deporting drug dealers and gang members, "for the first time." and as you heard, he said they're being deported at a rate nobody has ever seen before. well, for the record, our research department spoke to an official at the immigration and customs enforcement agency. in january of last year, there were 17,649 deportations. last month, it was one thousand fewer. and last year, 58% had been convicted of serious crimes, such as drug dealing. congressional republicans are getting an earful in their town hall meetings, and nancy cordes is in pace, florida. >> thanks for being here. >> reporter: at grover t's barbecue in milton, florida, congressman matt gaetz was grilled before he even got inside. >> i want to know what the
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president has not been bought and paid for by the russian oligary. >> we should know that about everybody, not just the president. >> reporter: mr. trump was also a prime topic in new jersey, home to republican congressman leonard lance. >> i'd like to know what you plan to do when he makes delusional statements. >> when i believe the president has not spoken the truth, i will indicate my point of view. >> reporter: the question for republicans this week: how strongly to defend the president... >> tax returns! >> reporter: ...when they're already dealing with democratic anger over plans to repeal obamacare. >> come on out! >> reporter: protesters gathered outside congressman dave reichert's washington state office today. >> you work for us! ( cheers and applause ) >> reporter: and laid into arkansas senator tom cotton last night. >> my husband with dementia,
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alzheimer's, plus multiple, multiple other things. and you want to stand there, with him at home, expect us to be calm, cool, and collected? well, what kind of insurance do you have? ( cheers ) >> reporter: but the uprisings from coast to coast have not swayed republicans, like cotton or gaetz. >> sometimes you're coming out of pocket 100%. >> reporter: ...when it comes to a top g.o.p. priority. >> i will fight with every fiber of my being to repeal obamacare in the year 2017. >> reporter: but the former house speaker, republican john boehner, was skeptical, speaking here in florida today. he said his party has never been able to find consensus on a suitable replacement for the affordable care act, and thus, scott, is more likely at the end of the day to modify the law than repeal it. >> pelley: nancy cordes listening to the people in florida tonight. nancy, thank you.
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of americans believe the economy is in good shape, and that is the highest since before the great recession. the dow gained 34 points today to close at 20,810. the tenth straight record high. the first time that has happened in decades. jim axelrod is here with us tonight to tell us more about what many people are calling "the trump rally." >> reporter: well, scott, the dow just barely made it, but it managed to scratch out a slight gain today to run its streak of record highs to 10. now, the markets have been on a roll since election day, up more than 13% in the last 107 days. but never mind that, try this-- this is the longest run since 1987 of consecutive trading days that we have seen. >> pelley: and why is that? >> reporter: well, there are a number of reasons, scott. you have to understand that industrial companies are expecting an increase in infrastructure spending, as we saw today when the president met with manufacturing executives to discuss jobs. now, the president has signaled he will push for an infrastructure spending bill, and, of course, everyone likes the signals on corporate tax reforms and regulation rollbacks. and while some pullback could be as
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market, for a market that was at 18,200 on november 8, 21,000 may soon be coming into sight, even though the market has priced in some of this on speculation as opposed to anything congress has done by way of passing tax reform. >> pelley: as it always does. jim axelrod, thanks very much. well, the cheers of wall street fade outside the cities. business is usually tough for the american farmer, but david begnaud has found that right now, it's an even harder row to hoe. >> reporter: in america's heartland, the american dream is in crisis. just ask don teske. >> and people are going broke right and left. >> reporter: teske is a fifth generation farmer in wheaton, kansas, who at 62 years old, says he's barely breaking even. >> corn sold for $8 a few years ago. i sold my corn this year for $2.87. and that don't pay the bills. >> reporter: teske says an increase in worldwide production is contributing to a multi-year decline in prices for key commodities, like corn and wheat. all the while, the cost of operating a farm is steadily increasing. the department of agriculture predicts farmers' incomes will drop an additional 9% this year, extending the worst slide in generations. as a result, more farm operations are expected to close on top of the almost 140,000 that have closed or consolidated in the last nine years.
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>> it's one of our hay meadows, it's owned by my grandma. >> reporter: in pottawatomie county, kansas, 34-year-old matt and his younger brother, tim, are also fifth generation farmers. >> you have guys my age that are trying to raise a family, trying to farm, and having to work in town, just to produce cheap food for the country. it's a crisis. >> reporter: they say they spent $34,000 last year farming wheat and other crops, but they only brought in $35,000. so they may have found a solution. they now sell cattle and cut out the middle man. when these cattle go to slaughter they might make $1,000 a head, but if they slaughter, process, and sell directly to the consumer themselves, each head would be worth $2,100. with an uncertain future, those like don teske can only hope the family farm will survive. >> we're going to lose another generation of farmers through
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>> reporter: david begnaud, cbs news, pottawatomie county, kansas. >> pelley: tonight, iraqi forces are holding the runway at the mosul airport. it is a major advance in the liberation of iraq's second largest city from the grip of isis. david martin is in iraq tonight with a rare look at how u.s. forces are helping. >> reporter: after suffering 500 killed and 3,000 wounded in liberating the eastern half of mosul from isis, iraqi forces met only light resistance as they advanced through the outskirts of west mosul. despite the early success, the iraqis are expecting west mosul to be an even tougher fight once they enter the city. american advisers are with them. general joseph votel, commander of u.s. forces in the middle east, told his troops, "this is the iraqis' fight." >> would it go faster if we did it ourselves? well, it might. but i'm pretty convinced the way we are approaching this, this campaign this time, working through our partners, is kind of the right way of doing it. they own this.
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them to fight, but we're not doing the fighting for them. >> reporter: votel was at an airbase whose location we are not allowed to name for security reasons. the aircraft here and at other bases which ring iraq and syria are, dropping a slow, steady rain of bombs on isis. these are 2,000-pound bombs, and over here are 500-pound bombs about to be loaded on an f-15 aircraft. there is now a bomb falling on northern iraq and eastern syria once every eight minutes. that's not counting 1,400 rounds fired by these rocket launchers, which the army calls "himars." accurate up to nine feet. do you know what your success rate is? >> the himars, it does not miss, sir. we tell it what to shoot, it will hit that target. >> reporter: with all that firepower, it's only a matter of time between mosul and raqqa are liberated. but that's been the history of u.s. military operations since
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9/11-- win all the battles without ever winning the war against terrorism. scott. >> pelley: david martin on the battlefield. david, thank you. we have an update now on dr. jon lapook's "60 minutes" story about the sports medicine doctor charged with sexually assaulting nine women gymnasts. today in michigan, larry nassar pleaded not guilty to 22 criminal counts. dozens of former athletes are suing him in civil court.
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>> pelley: there was a break today in a cold case in georgia. 33-year-old ryan alexander duke was arrested and charged with murder after investigators received a tip linking him to a former high school teacher and beauty queen, tara grinstead. duke was a student at the school where grinstead taught. she disappeared 11 years ago. her remains have never been found. police in indiana hope a mysterious recording will lead them to the killer of two young hikers. don dahler is there. >> reporter: on this abandoned railroad trestle, a 14-year-old girl may have recorded the voice of her killer. >> down the hill. down the hill. >> reporter: liberty german and
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her 13-year-old friend abigail williams were hiking on february 13, when police say german captured images of this man, and also made a longer recording of their encounter. police haven't said if the voice recording is of the same man. indiana state police sergeant tony slocum: >> this young lady is a hero. there's no doubt. to have enough presence of mind to activate the video system on her cell phone, to record what we believe is-- is criminal behavior that is about to occur. >> reporter: over 100 local, state, and federal agents are working the case, including carol county sheriff tobe leazenby, who has been with the department for 30 years. he's counting on the public to recognize the suspect soon.% >> we're hoping that someone out there will say, "oh, my goodness. that's-- you know-- that's a cousin. that's an uncle. that's the guy next door." >> reporter: but despite the fact that delphi is a small community,on
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forward. >> it's surprising and also frustration as well. >> reporter: reward money for the case has reached $50,000 and climbing. you have had some of the people who live here express fear. >> yes. >> reporter: and i imagine they're hurting. >> yes. >> reporter: what do you tell them? >> the bottom line, that i've been sharing all week, is we will get this, and we will find who is responsible. >> reporter: authorities have not released the full video that liberty german shot while she was here, nor anything else that was on her cell phone, because they're holding that back for eventual prosecution. but, scott, even with just those still frames and that small audio clip, they've already received 1,900 tips. >> pelley: don dahler, thanks. and we'll be right back.
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when people asked colmes why he didn't fight fire with fire, he responded, "you fight fire with water." alan colmes was 66. in syracuse, new york, march madness came early as john gillon heaved a desperation bomb last night at the buzzer. >> gillon! >> pelley: the fans stormed the court. the win over duke gives syracuse a shot at making the big tournament next month. duke is all but guaranteed a spot. up next, how a photographer scored the biggest job of a lifetime.
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>> pelley: we end tonight with a view of america through the lens of a trailblazing photographer. michelle miller has his pictures and his story. >> i love you, man. >> i love you, too. >> wonderful! >> reporter: at a recent book signing in harlem, the personal vision of 80-year-old photographer adger cowans was on full display. >> i never had a book of my work before. >> reporter: for cowans it started in rural ohio, growing up in the midst of the great depression. in 1958, he became one of the first african americans to earn a degree in photography from ohio state. he decided to write a letter to the only black photographer he'd ever heard of, gordon parks, whose images of the jim crow south made him world famous. >> he said, "you can live here with me and my family and you can work with me at 'life' magazine." >> reporter: he would work with
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pointing his own lens at everyday life. cowans said it took more emotion than skill. >> i feel. that's what i do, when i take a picture, i feel it. when you get that rush or you get that feeling inside, i know i have it. i felt it. >> reporter: by the mid-'60s, he was capturing celebrities like dizzy gillespie, sammy davis, sarah vaughn, and mick jagger. >> take it easy! >> reporter: but it would be on movie sets like "on golden pond" where cowans would make history, becoming the first african american hollywood still photographer. what reaction did you get? >> first of all, when they saw me, they assumed that i was there to deliver something. ( laughs ) "what's this black guy doing here? there's nobody else black on the set." >> reporter: he has worked on more than 30 filan
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craft. what does your huge book of talent say about you and what you've meant? >> i don't think like that. spirit touches me, and something comes out. it belongs to the world. it doesn't belong to me. >> okay, man. >> reporter: and now everyone can have their own copy. >> how do you spell that? >> reporter: michelle miller, cbs news, new york. >> pelley: and that's the "cbs overnight news." from the broadcast center in new york city. i'm scott pelley.
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this is the "cbs overnight news." news. more republican law makers are feeling heat from angry and worried voters across the country at packed town halls. members of congress are on recess in their home district but for many it certainly hasn't felt like a break. tha they're demanding answers about president trump's policies and president trump himself.
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>> i want to know my president isn't owned by the russian oligarchy. >> i would like to know what you plan to do when he makes delusional statements. >> i believe the president has not spokeen the truth. i will indicate my point of view. >> reporter: the question for republicans, how strongly to defend the president when they're already dealing with democratic anger over plans to repeal obamacare. >> come on out. >> protesters gathered outside congressman reichart's state office today. >> you work for us. >> and laid into arkansas senator, tom cotton last night. >> my husband has
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alzheimer's and multiple other things and you want to stand there with him at home and expect us to be calm, cool, and collective. well, what kind of insurance do you have? >> reporter: but the uprisings from coast to coast have not suede republicans like cotton or gaetz. when it comes to a top gop priority. >> i will fight with every fiber of my being to repeal obamacare. >> reporter: president trump also faces protests overhis decisions to reverse guidelines about transgender stud pts and bathrooms. >> this sd zioned to take the topic out and put it in hands of states. critics say this could open the door to discrimination a
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>> reporter: protesters formed outside the white house last night as ending of protections put president trump front and center. "policies should be decided at the state level." >> this is not something the federal government should be involved in. >> reporter: the move wiped out the obamaed a min specifies -- those cool schools that didn't come ply lost their funding. >> we should try to protect these kids so they're not in a vulnerable position. >> reporter: he says his justice department has a duty to enforce the law. it gained 245gzal prominence restricting access to certain
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then candidate trump initially criticized their move. >> there have been very few complaints -- >> and if caitlyn jennerer were to walk in to trump tower, you would be fine with her using any bathroom she chooses? >> that is correct. >> reporter: he said later that night that it's up to the person. >> she said education secretary betsy devos is 100% in line with this. students should have the freed toom live and thrive. this is a moral obgashz. no individual, school, district or state can advocate. the fbi is looking into the murder
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