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center in new york city captioning funded by cbs ing captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, april 25th. this is the "cbs morning news." a power struggle in washington. president trump says if democrats try to impeach him, he'll turn to the supreme court. a one-on-one with russian president vladimir putin and north korean leader kim jong-un. the high hopes for this historic meeting. and the parents of a missing 5-year-old boy are now charged with his murder. the disturbing details revealed. good morning from the stuio
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57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. anne-marie green has the day off. i'm kenneth craig. good to be with you. president trump is testing the oversight of congress. in a southeast of tweets yesterday, the president criticized house democrats for investigating. he said he'll fight all incoming subpoenas that could lead to impeachment even if it means going to the supreme court. natalie brand is in washington. natalie, good morning. >> good morning, kenneth. well, the battle over these various requests could turn into lengthy legal fights that could potentially last months as tensions increase between the white house and congress. >> well, the subpoena is ridiculous. >> reporter: president trump is stonewalling democratic efforts to investigate him. >> look. these aren't like impartial people. >> he's vowing to defy subpoenas issued by house democrats.
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>> i say it's enough. get back to infrastructure, get back to cutting taxes. get back to lowering drug prices. >> the white house is trying to block at least three top officials from cooperating with issues including security issues, the 2020 census, and the mueller report. >> after two years we would be finish with it. the judiciary committee has subpoenaed donald mcgahn who was cited 157 times. >> that's his right. >> in the wake of the mueller report, democrats are divided over impeachment. some say they should focus right now on their oversight duties. >> the role of dictator. >> house oversight chairman elijah cummings accuses the president of a, quote, massive, unprecedented, and growing pattern of obstruction. >> it's impossible to make the president accountable if we cannot have access to information. >> the president has also sued cummings to keep his financial records a secret.
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now, lawmakers remain on recess until next week, but then some high-profile hearings will begin. remember that congress and house democrats in particular want to hear from attorney general william barr and special counsel robert mueller. barr is scheduled to testify next wednesday and thursday before congress. kenneth? >> natalie brand in washington. p natalie, thank you. former vice president joe biden's entrance into the 2020 democratic presidential race this morning means he's joining a widely diverse field. the list features candidates ranging from 37 to 77 years old, liberals and moderates, senators, governors, mayor, and an unprecedented number of women and minorities. democrats view the upcoming election as a must-win for the party and they're looking to nominate somne who's their best hope to beat president trump. russian president vladimir putin is meeting with kim jong-un hoping to meet over a
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a standoff over north korea's nuclear program. the two shook hands today before heading to talks at a local university. putin then introduced kim to russian officials who shook his hand. kim's first trip to russia comes about two months after his second summit with president trump which failed over disputed over u.s. led sanctions. the parents of a missing 5-year-old boy in illinois are expected in court today facing first-degree murder charges. a vigil was held in woodstock last night for andrew aj freund. le his body was found near his home. dean reynolds reports. >> reporter: in a scrub field of of grass they found the body of 5-year-old a.j. friend. >> the cause of death is unknown at this time. >> based on the current information and evidence, both joann cunningham and andrew freund are being charged with the death and disappearance of a.j.
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>> now he and cunningham are facing first-degree murder charges suggesting the little boy was brutalized over time. a week-long search of the nabd and nearby ponds turned up nothing, but early on the police indicated the family home was the crime scene, this was not an abduction, and the parents were not helping. when faced with cellphone data provided by the cops the couple offered information to close the case against them, all of it about years of parental neglect, all of it taking place in a home called unacceptably filthy. >> to a.j., we know you're at peace in heaven's playground are happy you no longer have to suffer. >> reporter: a.j.'s little brother has been placed in another home. this one here is basically
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uninhabitable. the parents will be spending the night in jail and are due in court on thursday. dean reynolds, crystal lake, illinois. all of sri lanka's catholic churches have been ordered to stay closed until security improves following a deadly terror attack. suicide bombed churches and luxury hotels on east every sunday. sri lanka's president has asked for the resignation of the country's secretary and police chief saying they were aware of the threats before the bombings. isis has admitted responsibility for the attacks. and the man considered rafts for one of the most gruesome crimes in history has been executed in texas. john william king received a lethal injection last night. king changed byrd to the back of a truck and dragged him along a road outside jasper.
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byrd's sister spoke out after the execution. >> he wanted to make a name for himself and his organization by killing a black man. james was chosen as his target. james was shown no mercy as he was dragged alive behind a pickup truck using a 25-foot logging chain. >> king was put to death at the state penitentiary in huntsville. he was the second man. a third man is spending life in prison. measles cases has climbed to the highest level in 25 years. health officials say it's largely because of misinformation turning parents against vaccines. new york has reported 61 cases since last week. according to an "associated press" count, that pushes this year's national tally past the 66 cases reported for all of 2014. the cdc says it's reviewing and
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validating the latest reports. >> i hope parents realize that measles can be serious and making sure their children receive this safe and effective vaccine is important. >> roughly three-quarters of this year's illnesses have been reported in new york, mainly new york city and nearby rockland county. most of those cities have unvaccinated people in their orthodox jewish communities. the cdc recommends the vaccine for every american over the age of 1. police in california who say a driver who plowed into a crowd of pedestrians did not say why he did it but indicated it was intentional. investigators say 34-year-old army veteran isaiah peoples expressed no remorse when interviewed by police. peoples' brother says he was in bad shape when he stopped taking his medication for ptsd. >> he had a whole little episode where he went to the hospital and he was gone for like a whole year. i didn't see him for almost a whole year. he was gone because he was battling mental issues.
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>> eight people were injured in tuesday's crash outside san jose. six of them were hospitalized. peoples faces eight counts of attempted murder. coming up on the "morning news," how much screen time should young kids be spending. the world health issues its first ever feed guidelines. and the top aide to governor chris christie is heading to prison for her role in bridgegate. this is the "cbs morning news." heading to prison for her role. this is the "cbs morning news." 4 is she alright? i hope so. so i talked to my doctor about humira. i learned humira is for people who still have symptoms of crohn's disease after trying other medications. and the majority of people on humira saw significant symptom relief and many achieved remission in as little as 4 weeks. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections and cancers, including lymphoma, have happened; as have blood, liver, and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions,
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facebook says it expected to be fined as much as $5 billion by federal regulators for privacy violations. it began looking into whether the company broke an agreement to protect user privacy. the fine would be a record by the agency against the technology company. boeing is estimating a $1 billion increase in costs following the grounding of its troubled 737 max aircraft. the company also withdrew its 2019 profit forecast due to uncertainty about when the jets will ground again. they grounded the planes worldwide after two deadly crashes within five months of each other. meantime ford is investing $500 million in electric pickup truck maker rivian. the two companies will work together to develop a new battery plug-in vehicle for ford. ford does ently sell any
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trump. millions of adults use uber and least to get around, and now there's also ridesharing services just for kids. nikole killion looks at what parents need to know before needing a ride. >> reporter: after school you'll find him at his tutoring or boys and girls club. sometimes the only way he can get to and from his activities is through a rideshare. >> seatbelts, please, sir. >> carter is in the car. >> miss "v" is one of the drivers. >> like a uber but for kids only. >> carter's mom said she couldn't do it anymore with her work schedule. >> hop skip drive is moving across the country. >> this is more like putting your child in a car with a highly vetted nanny that drives. >> reporter: one of the things a lot of these rideshares don't have are cameras in the car for parents to keep an eye on their kids, but the company insists
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they take several other precautions to keep your child safe. >> you actually have to have child care-giving experience. >> they also actually require fingerprint-based background checks and you have to meet someone from the company. all three of those thing you don't have to do as an uber or lyft driver. >> reporter: other security features tracking rides in real time, and some apps allow parents to meet drivers upon request. >> why does that make you feel more secure? >> i thought about it. i thought, i don't know who his school bus driver is. how is that any different. >> she met her for the first time when her son was dropped off. >> i'm glad he feels comfortable with me. >> reporter: a test drive with a trusted one ride at a time. nikole killion, cbs news, arlington, virginia. coming up on "cbs this morning," the deadline for students to commit to a college is next week and many families are trying to figure out what they can afford. cbs business analyst jill
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schlesinger is trying to figure out what you need. plus american kimberley endicott is speaking out after being kidnapped while on safari in uganda. only on "cbs this morning" gayle king talks with the woman about her harrowing ordeal. and dr. phil joins us in studio 57. that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm kenneth craig. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
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i'm kenny choi. >> and i'm michelle griego. another warm and sunny day. >> that's right. if it was a little too hot yesterday we will cool things down beginning today through the rest of the week into the weekend. take a look at the treasure island camera under clear skies. temperatures in the low to mid 50s and upper 50s in some spots. is what to expect. mostly sunny and normally highs in the 60s and low 70s. those are the average highs. we will be warmer compared to what we should normally see. upper 60s in san francisco low 70s in oakland and mid 80s in san josi. what we are forecasting today is anywhere from 5 to 14

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