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> it's tuesday, april 18th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news". as the manhunt for a suspected killer stretches across the country, loved ones remember the man whose murder was posted on facebook. and sends a message to the suspect. >> you need to turn yourself in. nobody else need to get hurt. >> while arkansas tries to rush several executions before their lethal drugs expire, overnight the united states supreme court spared a death row inmate for now. also overnight in japan a vow from the vice president to defend our asian allies as north
korea ramps up its nuclear missile program. let me be clear to you, mr. prime minister, and to all the people of japan, we are with you 100%. goorpg from studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well the search for the suspect in a fatal shooting that was posted on facebook is entering its third day. authorities are trying to find 37-year-old steve stephens who is wanted for murder after a 74-year-old retiree was gunned down in cleveland on sunday. what began as a multi-state manhunt is now nationwide with billboards across the country like this one in l.a. urging anyone who may have seen stephens to alert authorities. hena daniels is in new york with the latest. >> reporter: the search area now includes five states but so far authorities say they've received
no credible sightings. in a series of videos, stephens talked about his gambling debts, problems with his girlfriend and him wanting to kill innocent people. >> we are not going to leave any stone unturned. >> reporter: as the manhunt for steve stephens enters its third day authorities in cleveland urge the suspected murderer to turn himself in. >> contact a relative or friend because there are a lot of folks out there that want to talk to him, want to get this resolved peacefully. >> reporter: after posting this video to facebook sunday police say the 37-year-old shot robert godwin fatally, leaving him daddy on this sidewalk. >> this individual is armed and dangerous and quite frankly at this point he could be a lot of places. he could be nearby, he could be far away and anywhere in between.
>> reporter: as the manhunt continues family and friends of the beloved 74-year-old father and grandfather gathered at the site of his murder. >> i'm trying to stop crying but it's hard. he was a good man. >> reporter: godwin sr. was out collecting cans after dinner when his life was cut short. authorities are offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to stephens capture. >> at least eight schools in the philadelphia area were put on lockdown yesterday as authorities there investigated a possible sighting of stephens. police say there's no indication the suspect was in the city. >> thank you so much. facebook says it's taking a closer look at how harmful content on its site can be promptly identified. the is social network said as a result we're reviewing our reporting flows to be sure people can report videos and other material that violates our
standards as easily and quickly as possible. facebook said more than an hour and 45 minutes passed before it was notified of the video containing the fatal shooting. ahead on "cbs this morning" facebook accountability, how the social network is reviewing the way it moderates violent content ahead of its developers conference today. >> an 11th hour reprieve for an arkansas death row inmate. his life has been spared by the united states supreme court at least for now. the decision scuttles the state's plan to carry out four double executions before its supply of a lethal injection drug expires. >> reporter: a lone protester stood near arkansas' unit which houses the state's death chamber. >> when somebody's life is on the line and we have so many mistakes happening all the time, then we have to really rethink is this necessary?
>> reporter: overnight the united states supreme court denied the state's request to lift the stay of execution for don davis. the death rowe inmate was scheduled to be put to death monday evening but a last minute ruling by the state's supreme court put the execution on hold. there's two of eight who are planned to be put to death in 11 days before the drug its uses for lethal injections expires at the end of the month. >> facing an execution by an artificial kill date is not a principled way of scheduling execution. >> reporter: the drug is connected to botched executions in four states. >> it's risky and there's no good reason to be using this drug. >> reporter: arkansas governor said victims families have waited too long for justice. he released a statement after the davis decision saying in part, we will continue to fight
back on last minute appeals and efforts to block justice. don champion, cbs news, little rock, arkansas. the white house is maintaining its tough talk on north korea and nuclear ambitions. overnight in japan vice president pence offered assurances to tokyo and sternly advised pyongyang not to test the united states power. but he indicated the trump administration would constitutent prefer to talk. >> while all options are on the table, president trump is determined to work closely with japan, with south korea, with all our allies in the region. and with china to achieve a peaceable resolution in the denuclearization of the korean peninsula. >> president trump had some advice for kim jong-un the leader of the north korean regime. >> behave. >> north korea, which regularly threatens japan, south korea and
the u.s. continued its defiance following a failed missile test on sunday, one day after putting on a huge display of missiles at a parade in pyongyang. new overnight a revelation about gains by ivanka trump's fashion business since her father became president. the associated press reports that her company won potentially valuable china trademarks the day she dined with that country's president in mar-a-lago earlier this month. and the company has applied for at least nine trademarks worldwide since the election. ivanka trump has a white house office and says she has stepped back from managing the company but she still owns the brand and critics say her role poses a conflict of interest. election day in georgia and democrats have high hopes for 30-year-old john ossoff the former congressional aide wants to fill the house seat vacated by tom price. he's caught the attention of president trump who attacked him
on twitter saying he's a super liberal democrat who wants to protect criminals. the president recorded a robocall to derail ossoff's hopes. he has raised $8.3 million, eight times more than his top republican rival. >> do you feel more pressure knowing that democrats across the country have invested their hopes in you? >> i feel so well support by thousands of volunteers here in this community. >> his biggest challenge today may be the crowded field. he's running against 11 republicans and four other democrats. if no one cracks the 50% threshold a runoff would be next. justice neil gorsuch wasted little time entering the fray. he waited 11 minutes before asking questions during arguments in the first of three cases the court heard yesterday. it was the high court's first session since president trump's
pick was sworn in a week ago. new revelations about the drug addiction that led to the death of prince. the musician abused opioid pain pills, suffered withdrawal symptoms and received one opioid prescription under his body guard's name according to search warrants and affidavits unsealed yesterday. prince was 57 when he died nearly a year ago at his suburban minneapolis studio and estate. >> a military helicopter crashed during a routine training flight in maryland killing a crew member. two others were hurt when the blackhawk went down on a golf course yesterday. both were airlifted from the scene. it happened in southern maryland. in leonardtown about 85 miles south of baltimore. the cause is under investigation. a pilot for southwest airlines has been arrested on a misdeamnor weapons charge in new york state. the albany county sheriff says 55-year-old eric gibson had a loaded handgun in his carry on bag. he was slated to pilot a flight
to tampa yesterday when routine baggage screening found the firearm. coming up on the morning news interstate break down. a road suddenly buckles, severely injuring a motorcyclist. plus uber could soon roll out a new feature as it may be forced to offer a tipping option. and ahead on "cbs this morning," oprah winfrey stops by studio 57 with her new movie "the immortal life of henrietta lacks." this is the "cbs morning news". henriett henrietta lak."
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the austin american statesman of texas covers a custody trial involving a right-wing radio host. the ex-wife of alex jones says his public outbursts proves he's she wants sole custody of their three children. lawyers for jones says his info war show is just an act. the "wall street journal" reports a settlement between federal regulator as and the theranos medical lab. they agreed to do no blood testing for two years in exchange for reduced penalties. inspectors say they found testing jeopardized patients. >> scientists quoted in the "new york times" say climate change caused a yukon river to take a new path.
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with a helpful tail wind two kenyans breezed to victory at the boston marathon. geoffrey kirui topped the field in two hours and nine minutes and edna kiplagat won the woman's division 12 minutes later. >> yesterday's marathon was the 40th in the career of 70-year-old kathrine switzer. 50 years ago she became the first woman to officially enter the boston race. don dahler looks back at her pioneering effort. >> reporter: it's a simple concept, place one foot in front of the other for 26 miles, 385 yards. but until 50 years ago half the population were not welcomed to participate in marathons. then on a cold april morning 20-year-old kathrine switzer changed everything. in '67 did you set out to
shatter the glass starting line? >> i was just a girl who wanted to run. i proved to my coach i could do it. i was just there to celebrate. >> reporter: other women had run the boston marathon, none officially. her coach had one condition she register as a contestant. >> no one believed a woman could or want to run. why even consider it. >> reporter: a few miles into a race an official spotted her. >> i turned and then suddenly i looked into the face of the angriest guy i had ever seen. this guy was out of control. he's snarling at me. >> reporter: this iconic series of photos represent a female athlete struggle to compete. >> he grabbed me and screamed "get the hell out of my race." i was terrified. it was out of the blue. my burly boyfriend was running alongside, 235 ex-all american football player took out the official just like that and scene him flying. and my coach said run like hell. >> reporter: kathrine switzer crossed the finish line that day and never stopped running. five decades after first crossing that finish line kathrine switzer did it again.
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get injections. >> our top stories this morning, it's day three in the search for the suspect in a fatal shooting that was posted on facebook. authorities are now searching several states for 37-year-old steve stephens. he's wanted for murder after a 74-year-old retiree was gunned down in cleveland. authorities have offered a $50,000 reward for information leading to stephens capture but so far they haven't received any credible tips. it's an 11th hour reprieve for an arkansas death row inmate. his life has been spared by the united states supreme court at least for now. the decision scuttles the state's plan to carry out four double executions before its supply of lethal injection drug expires. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning,"
we'll talk with merriam-webster's editor-at-large how the dictionary is creating a buzz on twitter going after people who use words incorrectly. plus lawmakers in alabama could soon approve a bill to state mega church establish its own police force. we'll get reaction. >> oprah stops by studio 57 to tell us about her new movie, "the immortal life of henrietta lacks". that's the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. hing. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. ,,,,
>> tired but good. >> tired? tuesday is harder than monday. >> i always stay positive even though my car broke down yesterday. >> he worked on it for four hours. >> all the guys said get going. >> you wasted four hours of your valuable time when you could have taken it to someone else to do it? >> i'm going to try harder today after work. >> text us and let us know how it's going. >> did you hear all the rain overnight? all this going east. we'll have scattered showers throughout the morning. layers of clouds right now. another muggy start to your day and visibility look at that from the transamerica pyramid towards the bay bridge it's limited due to the areas of fog. we are now in the 50s very mild and later today, we will have mostly cloudy skies a chance of an afternoon thunderstorm but for the most part it will be dry just a random shower. temperatures approaching 70. full forecast coming up but let's say good morning