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he's up to speed on the issues. one potential opponent who's noticed sanders, president trump. he said it was so crazy to watch crazy bernie on the network he watches most. and withall most 41k, he's offrr cbs news, washington. the man accused of throwing a child from the balcony of a mall in america had bail set today, $2 million. the b who fell three stories is in critical condition.e went to the mall to
quote look for somebody to kill and chose that boy as random. we turn to a medium income for dairy farmers went from $43,000 to less than $15,000. dean reynolds has that family's story. >> reporter: from pine island, minnesota from deep within a proud way of life, you can hear a cry for help from the heart. >> i just got threw arguing with my dad, yelling, skrocreaming b and forth and it never used to be that way. >> reporter: last week dairy farmer went on facebook to vent his frustration, bordering on desperation. >> when you literally work day in and day out all the time for nothing, you gain nothing. we've goned nothing. >> reporter: years of many dair
farmers, especially small ones, to the brink of ruin. >> this isn't about money. i just want a fair cut, you know. >> reporter: producing rivers of the real thing, even as plant-becaused substitutes have taken 15% of the milk market. milk prices are 33% lower than they were five years ago. >> i just want my family to be happy. >> reporter: mark's facebook post has been viewed more than 440,000 440,000 times. >> all corners of the world. south africa, a australia, new zealand. i've got messages from farmers literally globally. >> reporter: mark's parents, tom and penny have 200 cows on 600 acres, no savings and no facebook accounts.
>> so when we did see it, it was like whoa. i was kind of shocked. >> it was kind of sad. >> reporter: sure. it is sad. it was emotional. >> yes. it was for me to watch it. >> reporter: would you encourage him to continue in this business? >> um, i guess i would, you know. >> your goal for your children is to do what they want to do and to love what they do. >> reporter: they don't know if there is a solution to their problem but it's clear the bergs love what they do and would miss it m it more than they can say. cbs news, pine island minnesota. up next a harsh new penalty aimed at stopping the spread of measles. my digestive system used to make me feel sluggish
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in recent weeks measles has spread from 15 to 20 states. the number of cases has jumped from 555 across the country. in areas with the worst outbreaks including rockland count a, new york are taking extreme measures. >> reporter: today rockland count a officials announced they want to ban people infected with measles from public places for 21 days. >> failure to comply will result in a fine per day. >> reporter: they insist it is about keeping the public safe. the ban comes three weeks after an unsuccessful attempt to prevent unvaccinated children from public places. >> we've had five cases go to initancive care units, including
one infant. need we wait for someone to die? >> reporter: rockland county has been the epicenter of the measles outbreak. there have been 186 confirmed cases here since last october. they say it's sentderred around the orthodox jewish community. new york's measles outbreak has spread to other states. last month a man visiting new york who was unaffair he was infected, drove to michigan and ended up infecting 38 other people. >> my colleagues across the country are worried the measles is going to hit their community. so as a country we need to make sure everybody gets vaccinated. >> reporter: rockland count e residents are already getting knocks onb their doors asking id waing of the penalties if they don't.
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picture cost two young women their lives. both college students taking one ofrkansas most heights. rev raphedpots. a ear-old college student died ta the next day sidney died from falling from the campus bell tower. she reportedly wanted to take photoeos of the new york city skyline. and in thailand a tourist died in march from a cliff using a selfie stick. it's the extreme picture that gets the likes on social media. and many are taking big risks to get it. this young woman at the grand canyon, this on a train. pushing the limits and sometimes going too far. more than 250 people died in a
two-year span. search andes t all whato you think when you see >> i think of the people who are going to get hurt and how it effects so many other people like their families. >> reporter: it's mostly here at the griffith observatory. but there has bun a call to label them no-selfie zones. in other parts of the world they have tried that but the signs have largely been ignored. >> thank you very much. actress and emmy nominee georgia engell has died. she got the role of ted baxter's wife after tinker saw her in a play. she had a recurring role in "everybody loves raymond."
we end tonight with a unite style. ♪ what's going on in that beautiful mind ♪ ♪ i'm on your magical mystery ride ♪ ♪ and i'm so don't know >> reporter: one is a former college basketball player. ♪ i give my all >> reporter: the other a gospel singer. ♪ i'll give my all. >> keep going. >> reporter: when they came together as cops, something clicked. >> peopleall was say when are you guys going to start working? and we're like we are working.
this is how we work though. >> reporter: after they were recorded singing inside a buffalo restaurant, their musical partnership became a sensation. >> can i put it on facebook? >> you can put it on facebook. >> they won't take no for an answer. we had somebody pulled over. 84 arer the singing cops. i want to sing a song right now. what about your license? >> reporter: you just broke the law. on a serious note they are using their muse took connect with the community. >> that's what i'm talking about. flrs and they start under program called "cops" stands for children overcoming -- does it change the opinion people have of police officers, what you've been aubl to do?
>> it definitely changes the narrative of we've seen through building the relationships and grammar schools. now these same kids are not only embrausing police officers, but they're coming saying i want to be like you. there's been a definite divide between our community and the police officers. our whole mission has been to mend that divide. >> i've got sunshine. >> reporter: when you listen, it's not hard to see why. ♪ when it's cold outside i've got the month of may ♪ ♪ i guess you would say what can make me feel this way ♪ ♪ my girl my girl my girl ♪ talking about my girl my girl ♪ >> reporter: i love it. >> that is the overnight news for this wednesday.
for o you news continues and others check back latter for cbs news and this this this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm jeff glor. welcome to the overnight news. i'm nicki batiste. french president eman macron is making a promise to the world, notre dame will be rebuilt within five years. many priceless artifacts and art were saved. >> we get a glimpse of what firefighters saw. video they released shows a gaping hole in the roof glowing red.
can daylight revealed the destruction. today the soot-filled sang chaer is full would debris. though notably parts of the alter in tact. cross almost shining and pews in place. authorities are still trying to piece together exactly what happened. it is clear it could have been much worse. >> no fire was discovered. then a little more than 20 minutes later another alarm sounded. at that point the fire spread quickly. in less than an hour it engulfed the giant spire. on lookers watched in horror.
25 firefighters went into the tc monu. we foundmany including the tarlton family reflecting. >> it's history. we wanted to esoowhat it looks like now and get to be around the people of paris as they mourn. >> seth, officials still think this was an accident. so what is the latest on the investigation? >> reporter: >> well, we know there are about 50 investigators involved. so notre dame is safe to work un. an understand everyone is
roxanna berry with mor. >> reporter: the flames swept anything inside survived like these paintings, candle holders and chairs taken to paris city hall. tough to put a price on it? >> please. we don't talk money.abt spirit. >> reporter: the arlt facts along with this 13th century tunic are being sent to the louvre where they will be protected and restored. what was lost? >> so far we know what was saved. frrbsz and the majority of note rudame is standing. >> reporter: also still standing the two medieval cell towers, immortalused in victor hugo's "hunchback of notre dame."
officials say the cathedral's high alter was damaged by falling debris. while the cross above it escaped largely unharmed. and the crown of thorns believed to have been worn by jesus christ was saved by chaplain. but the cathedral itself faces an uncertain future. you have all the water and wood debris on top. >> reporter: although president macron has vowed to rebuild in five years, depending on the damage, rebuilding could take decades. >> presidential candidate, bernie sandersent with where few dare to tread, fox news seen by nearly 3 million people.
>> reporter: it's an appearance by bernie sanders that's grabbing attention on fox news. >> what we're talking about is simply a single payer insurance program. >> reporter: his it single payer for all got an enthusiastic reaction from both parties. sande sanders sits right behind joe biden and raised the most of any democrat in the field. those figures are worrying some democrats. the "new york times" reports prominent democrats concerned that sanders could win the nomination and make it hard to retake the white house.
he says the senor even more formidable than four years ago. >> his message is really powerful. he has it the experience of running before. he's up to speed on those issues. >> he said it was so weird to watch crazy bernie on the network he watches most. with almost 31 million in the bank, he's tough to a record start. inate n cbs news, washington. s the there's been an epidemic of deadly selfies. >> reporter: this dramatic view is one of arkansas's most photographed spots where andrea norton, a 25-year-old college student died taking a selfie. the next day senior died after
falling from the off limits campus bell tower. she reportedly wanted to take photo os of the new york city skyline. and a tourist from hong kong died in march falling from a cliff using a selfie stick. for some people a regular photo or video just doesn't cut it. it's thex treme picture that gets the likes on social media and many are taking big risks to get it. this young woman at the rim of the grand canyon, hanging from a train. pushing the limits and sometime sa too far. the average age, 23 years old. search andero rescue teams say too often they see the results of selfies gone wrong. what do you think when you see these extreme photos? >> i think of the people that are going to get hurt and how it
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this is the "cbs overnight news." amazon is taking aim at people and companies who use its place to sell counterfeit products. they have more than 300 million active users. they spent more than $141 billion on products last year. most of the goods sold on amazon comes from third-party vendors with amazon acting as the muddleman. but some are selling big. and amazon is under pressure to crack down. you've been so helpless. >> reporter: she knew something was wrong when her service dog, riley became severely ill after
taking the pet supplement she orders from amazon. then she got a letter saying they may not be the same. the comp an, nutramax says the counterfeit were a threat to pet's safety and well being. >> we've continued to make progress butted the number's not zeer eo. >> reporter: amazon's vice president of customer support says they caught 3 billion suspicious listings before buyers saw them but can't say how many made it on to the site. are you aubl to say how many you discovered over a year period? >> i don't think i have that data point. >> people claim amazon is responsible for facilitating the s theresponsibilityit product.
lie? >> how d w preve counterfeit from getting in our store? we' weal make sure the customer is made whole and on average, 95% of the time we investigate that and take action within eight hours. >> inventor says that wasn't the case for his visit. after listing his forearm fork lift on amazon, he says he found does jz of fakes, some using the same name, logo and photos. he says it's not only extremely difficult to track down the bad actors but to take any legal recourse against them. >> we have to find them deep in their itthem. still more and more days are passing and finally they may or may not take down the listing.
>> reporter: amazon won $60,000 in may of 2018. that one went to loprato. but now metta says amazon wants to make it easier to remove fakes by teaming up with sellers in a new forgram called project zero. >> this is the first time we'll be able to eare move stuff directly from had it store. they can now identify and delete suspected counterfeit listings with just a few clicks. >> we will always have some level of vetting. there's powerful tools and you wouldn't want random people currpaicipating.rands are but he says that number will grow significantly. amazon is also using artificial intelligence to search for fakes and offering sellers to offer a special code to each product
that they can scan to make sure it's real. he says consumers need to be aware of what he call the 3 ps rr. >> packaging, misspellings, specifically for amazon. you may want to look at customer reviews, that it was a verified purchaser. >> i dont think that will make the difference on its on. it's everything we can do up front. the success, the growth of amazon is built on having customers trust us. brands trust us. be >> the cbs overnight news will be right back. i can't believe it.
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nba playoff history and it was sweet muse took the ears of the clippers' biggest fan, steve balmer. >> reporter: they say the sky has $41 billion. >> what the magazines say. >> reporter: i can't fathom that. >> i can't. what does it mean? i could buy the l.a. clippers. >> are there any clippers fans here? >> reporter: and so in 2014 steve balmer, age 63, ranks as one of the wealthiest people in the world did just that. but the team has yet to win a championship. >> well, i think our team plays with a lot of grit, excitement, toughness. >> winning against the stream
idea. >> exactly. >> reporter: he grew up in detroit. his dad a swiss immigrant who never finished high school. he took a risk in 1980 and dropped out of business school to help an old friend with his fled fledgeling software company, the friends was bill gates. >> i have a little bit of add, if you will, in my personality. so i wanted to work for somebody who i believed was really smart. >> reporter: he became the the 30th employee, put in charge of sales and business development. >> wherever you want to go today, microsoft software can help yet there. >> reporter: he struck a shrewd
deal that gave him part of the company. as they launched operating system like windows 95. in 2000 yates named vollmer to replace him as ceo and his high spirited antics at comp an meetings are still legendary. >> developers, developers, developers. >> reporter: as ceo vollmer hped make microsoft one of the leaders in selling software systems to large corporations but acknowledges he was late in steering them into the search and smart phone markets. steve vollmer retoured in 2014, leaving in his own distinctive way. >> you've made it this it the time of my life. ♪ now i've had of i
♪t all to rorr: but figuring out what to do after microsoft was not so easy for vollmer. >> i went mad. i played a hundred rounds of golf. i was manic. and after a year sort of okay. breathe. and that's when i really sat back. >> reporter: for years had been keeping spread sheets to keep track of how he spent every minute from 9:00 to 5:00. >> 366 hours a year on the clupers. >> reporter: but his wife of 29 years thought he should start spending more time on alanth rain. ahmed primarily at creating
opportunities for kids in need. and the vollmers rank among the nation's most charitable donors. he said he was being controversial. he said philanthropy? why don't we just threat government good -- >> reporter: even though you'd been doing it all along? >> and got him thinking i wonder what the government spends its money on? and when he couldn't found a out immediately >> that's when the idea of u.s.a. tax was born. >> to understand what's really driveing it the direction of our country. >> reporter: u.s.a. facts is a free website trying to provide one-stop access to all government data. any number that government collects, you're trying to put it at a finger tip? >> exactly.
you want to see what the population looks like that we're serving. >> reporter: launched just two years ago and head quarters outside seattle near vollmer's home, he's poured about $30 million into u.s.a. facts so >> in 1980 we spent just under 3,$000 as a society. today we're spending just under $10,000 per person. over three times >> and to see how the proportion of people in each state have changed over the years. >> reporter: vollmer hired a team of hot shots to help unearth information, like how much different income groups. you're obviously in the top 1% of the top 1 pr. do you feel like people of that
level are paying taxes? >> i feel like i have obligation to give back to society. i say yes. society has to decide on policy. okay. i'm good with it. >> vollmer says the whole point is to help voters make decisions. like how to respond when pa politicians assert they have better facts than the ones the government provides. >> if you think any politician is using numbers that aren't accurate, boom, call now. >> reporter: as for steve vollmer, he has a personal interest in the number one. are there some big things you still want to do? >> the only thing i le theo butt
the trump administration s reunitell t migra families separated by the zero tolerance separation policy. so far about 2700 have been returned. but the trump administration admits it doesn't know howmany kids were effected or where some are now. here with one heart warming story of a father and son reunuted nearly a year apart. >> reporter: 10-year-old has been waiting 326 days for this moment.easn and hugged his dad, jose, since they were separated.
jose says they left guatemala last may after receiving death threats from gangs. jose does not speak english and told us while in ice custody he signed a document in english that ended up being his own deportation order. no one was explaining to you what you were signing?he wporte secu chin effected by the zero-tolerance policy. but the exact number is unknown since the government failed to properly track every case. for those identified, the road to reunification is often long.
we met him a few hours before he was reunited with his dad. you muiss him a lot. he was in the govente for five months before being released to an uncle in arkansas. he was anxious to see jose again. >> what are you going to tell him? that he's the best dad and you love him a lot. >> reporter: with the help of a nonprofit, jose was allowed back u.s. pending his asylum hearing and within days of that, he was in an airport in arkansas holding his son after nearly a year. what's it like to have him hold you? he's it the other half of your heart? >> yeah. >> reporter: for cbs this morning, rogers, arkansas. >> wonderful to see them back together. that's the overnight news for this wednesday. for some of you the news continues.rs
eng news af heackator captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, april 17th, 2019. this is the "cbs morning news." a massive manhunt for a woman accused of making a credible school threat. classes are now canceled for hundreds of thousands of schools in colorado, and police say the suspect is infatuated with columbine. massive threat. millions of people are in line with the threat of storms t