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taking on the fbi president trump launches new twitter attacks on former fbi officials, robert mueller, james comby, and the newly fired andrew mccabe. >> also tonight, face book fallout. was the social media platform used to target voters in the 2016 election? election night in moscow. no surprise who won. >> vladamir putin! >> but did he get the turnout he wanted? >> a missing pennsylvania teenagers turns up in mexico. the man she was with is under arrest. >> a california city rolls out driverless buses, our brave reporter tests the brakes.
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>> will it stop? it did. >> and the 98-year-old nun leading her team into the ncaa sweet 16. >> that was all you! ♪ ♪ >> announcer: this is the cbs "overnight news." welcome to the "overnight news." i'm avenelaine quijano. the firing of andrew mccabe, number two man at the fbi is drawing fire from some republicans in congress. two gop senators on the judiciary committee want attorney general jeff sessions to testify about the reasons for the firing. and give mccabe a chance to respond. president trump spent the weekend on twitter, bashing mccabe as well as the the special prosecutor's russia probe. errol barnett its at the white house. president trump continues to express growing frustration at the special counsel's investigation. the mueller probe should never have been started. witch-hunt. he also casts doubt on reports
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andrew mccabe, the deputy fbi director fired on friday, took notes of conversations between the two. i don't believe he made memos, except to help his own agenda. mr. trump wrote today. >> the criticism comes along side the president's personal lawyer john dowd publicly calling for robert mueller's investigation to end. >> give him the time, resources, independence to do his job. >> republicans like congressman trey gowdy express concern. >> there is no evidence and. >> senator marco rubio. >> i remain confident. the public counsel is going to conduct a probe that is fair thorough and at the truth. >> democrats, fear a brewing constitutional crisis. the senator is calling for the judiciary committee off to investigate what he sees as plit
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the justice department. saying before never before have i been more concerned for the institutions we rely on. president trump's weekend tweets even attracted this rebuke from former cia director john calling the commander-in-chief a disgraced demagogue headed for the dust bin of history. >> cbs news has learned the special counsel already interviewed andrew mccabe about his conversations with the president. and we have learned robert mueller's team has mccabe's memos, whi s to corroborate james comey's version of events. elaine. >> errol barnett. thank you. reports in "the new york times" and britain's observer suggest facebook data was mls used to sway voters in the 2016 election. tony dokoupil has more on this. >> reporter: a voter profiling firm called cambridge analytica alleged data breach at facebook, reportedly leveraged to help donald trump win the 2016
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election. >> we spent $1 million, are vegs tens of millions of facebook profiles and those profiles wearing used as the basis of the algorithms that became the foundation of cambridge analytica itself. the company itself was founded on using facebook data. >> christopher wily former research director for cambridge analytica. he alleges the company secretly accessed 50 million face book accounts. the trump campaign told associated press it never used data from cambridge analytica. the campaign used the republican national committee for its voter data. any claims that voter data were used from another source to support the victory in 2016 are false. daniel patterson, senior reporter for tech republic has investigated cambridge analytica's methods and impact. off awe the trump campaign said cambridge analytica doesn't work. cambridge analytica says it
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didn't use data from 50 million facebook users. should we believe either? >> no, of course. both the campaign and cambridge analytica were very proved their work and hoped to turn to business as their next clients. >> what should the average american take away from the reports coming out now about cambridge analytica and the trump campaign in 2016. >> the average american should understand any information in the cloud or social network can and will be used to market things to you. >> including political candidates. >> political candidates and idea. >> facebook suspended cambridge analytica pending an investigation. cambridge analytica for its part says harvested dat haz been deleted was not used by the trump campaign. elaine the firm is under renewed scrutiny from investigators in the uk and here at home. off awe to thank you. two of weeks after a pennsylvania teenager disappeared she turned up this weekend 2,500 miles from home in
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mexico. the man sheep w was with is und arrest. here's meg oliver. >> 16-year-old amy yu brought back to allen toen sunday two weeks after the teenager ran off with kevin estely a family friend. they found them in playa del carmen, mexico. the ordeal began march 5. amy vanished after dropped off at her bus stop. police say amy and esterly baltimore one way airline tickets. they flew from philadelphia to dallas and ultimately to cancun. >> should be noted their flight to cancun mexico had occurred at approximately the same time as her mother was making the initial run away report to the allentown police department. >> february 9th, amy aept mother, moi lu, learned that she listed esterly as her stepfather. esterly signed amy out of school ten times between november and
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december, without her mother avenue knowledge. lu also found text messages that suggested esterly was romantically involved. amy is 16, the legal age of consent in pennsylvania. >> ha-ha-ha. >> esterly, married father of 4, befriended amy's family through church. amy was close with his daughter and often went on vacation with them. we sat down with moi lu, amy any mother earlier in the week. but she didn't want to show her face on camera. >>-up had kevin over to your house? >> yeah. >> for meals? >> for meals, for birthdays, amy's birthday. >> amy mother told me sunday sunny was so relieved when they found her. she started crying. elaine. >> meg oliver, meg, thank you. a acrobat took a terrifying fall last night during a performance in tampa, florida. jan lost his grip and fell ten feet to the stage.
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he died from his injuries. cirque de
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election night in rush yeah. no surprise who won. vladamir putin re-elected with over 70% of the vote. turnout may have been lower than he wanted. 52% of russia's nearly 111 million voters weighed in. elizabeth palmer is in moscow. >> russia's election had all the signs of a real contest. opposition candidates. ballot boxes. registered voters. this is what the russians call, managed democracy. a system built to guarantee, vladamir putin will win. asked as he cast his vote this morning what kind of turnout he hoped for, he said -- just enough to let me fulfill the role of president. there has been a huge effort to
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get out the vote today. in moscow they spent 800,000 on balloons and decorations. the idea is to create a festive excitement about this election. and there are other incentives. this polling station in moscow, voters could have, a free blood test to screen for signs of cancer. some places, laid out treats. and in the arctic, reindeer herders had their balloting boxes delivered by helicopter to their tents. there had been a call by anti-corruption activist, to boycott this election as a sham. some russians will have stayed home today, disillusioned with the lack of choice. but many more cast ballots. it is a clean election, she told us, and a fair one too. i have confident in the organizers. as for olag, why would i not
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vote he asked. a solid number of russians gave their votes to vladamir putin because he represents stability and strength. he will now return to the kremlin for six more years, as the the longest continuously serving leader in russian history. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, moscow. late last night, the final body was recovered from the rubble of a claollapsed footbrie at florida international university. six people were killed. manuel bojorquez its at the scene. >> reporter: a closer view of video of the collapse apares to sho show the pedestrian bridge north end buckled first. today at the site. priority is clean-up. now that the vehicle and bodies of those killed have been recovered. six victims include an fiu freshman studying political science. joe smitha is her uncle. >> think of the incompetence. >> florida senator, marco rubio said work on the walk way could have triggered thursday's
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collapse. >> there its these rods that go inside, like, cables, and they were being tightened, and, and, they call it, you know, post tension application. and, it is, during that work, that the bridge clamsed, beg et. there were questions about the cracks on the north end, reported to a state official. >> obviously some repairs or whatever will have to be done. from a safety perspective we don't see there is any issue there. we are not concerned about it from that perspective. although, obviously the cracking is not good and something is going to have to be -- you know, done to repair that. >> the state said the employee who was called was off. and heard the message friday. a day after the collapse. >> bridge fell on us. >> the revelation seemed to escalate the finger pointing between state transportation officials, the university, and contractors. all of whom say they will cooperate with the ongoing ntsb investigation. and ntsb investigator said the
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board is aware about reports of cracks on the bridge, but cautioned that does not always indicate a bridge is unsafe. classes will resume here at fiu tomorrow, and the school's president said there will be a moment of silence at 1:47 p.m., the time the bridge fell. elaine. >> manuel manuel bojorquez, thank you. a new study find when you drink bottled walter in many cases you are swallowing plastics. the world health organization is now looking into the potential health risks. anna werner has more on this. scientists found tiny pieces of plastic in more than 90% of 2950 bottles of water they tested. virtually all all too small to see. large egs tst the width of a ha. some of the plastic is the same type of plasticplastic. the lighter bits floating that's
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the plastic. professor sherri mason ran the tests commissioned by nonprofit journalism group. >> if you are drinking only bottled walter ater and you do every day over a year you are talking thousands of pieces of plastic that you are ingesting, s from the water. >> water came from 11 brands in nine countries. the report says the amount of particles varied from bottle to bottle. even among packs from the same brand. but the bottled walter contained twice as much plastic as in a previous study of tap water. the bottled waltter group is pushing back saying the report its not based on sound science and unnecessarily scares consumers. some companies including nestle walter said they do their own tests and cannot confirm the findings here. they adhere to strict safety standards. some companies confirm they're aware of the microplastic contamination.
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california ale first driverless buses started running this month in san ramon near san francisco. the shuttles can cover 12 people. six sitting and six standing. john blackstone climbed aboard.
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most cars being tested. include a human ready to grab the wheel or hit the breaks if technology fails. but the shuttle bus making its way through san ramon california has the no driver, no steering wheel, no brake pedal. the first completely driverless vehicle licensed to operate on public roads in california. >> for randy yuasaki, head of the transportation, this is an dpiet exciting ride. this is pretty cool. >> this is the way you foresee, said citizens getting around. >> mayor bill clarkson sees shuttles as solution to traffic jams and parking problems. fewer people will need cars. you build the parking garages. 70,000 per parking spot.
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huge. >> were's going to do less major infrastructure improvements. widening. freeways. and those thing that mess up traffic for a long time. >> now that this driverless shuttle is clear to operate on city streets. we know it won't be long until some pedestrians, staring at their phone, will step off right in front of it. will it stop? and residents can start riding. john blackstone, san ramon, california. >> the future is here. ahead, ranchers have a been to pick over the use of their words, meat and beef. many sleep-aids have pain medicine
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northern california ranch. kelly's family raised black angus cattle for five generations. >> we spend a lot of time with them. >> fogerty representatives hundreds of ranchers as executive vice president of the u.s. cattleman's association. for them, defining meat is easy. >> when consumers think of meat. you want them to think of these guys. >> yes. we want them to think of this. don't want them to think of a laboratory. something that is created under a microscope. >> association is concerned about the increase of animal free products. that have names like this one. beefy beyond beef crumbles. a plant based product. the company says, tastes like, real beef. the cattleman's federal petition labels, beef or meat should inform consumers that prolt duct is derived naturally from animals. as opposed to alternative proteins such as plants. artificially grown in a laboratory. ethan brown, ceo of beef yond
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meat says it is time to rethink the definition. >> the reason we want two use the word meat that's we firmly believe this is a piece of meat that if you look at meat in not in terms of origin but in terms of composition. we are hitting all of the key points of composition. >> animal free alternatives are sold alongside their competitors. >> we just don't want there to be confusion. >> do you think it is confusing to the consumer. >> the consumer is smart. knows what plant base themality its. >> meat alternative sales were up 6% last year. valued at $500 million. that's still crumbs compared to the real meat industry. that makes more than $50 billion annually. but the usda is considering the cattle rancher's pa six could finally decide which foods meet the definition. jamie yuccas, cbs news, near oakdale, california. >> when we return, sister jeanne's pregame prayers are answered again.
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here comes the player of the year. rises. go out. >> what a win. sister jeanne and loyola of chicago ramblers are on a role headed for sweet 16 in the ncaa tournament for the first time in 33 years.
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they beat tennessee by just one point last night in another surprise upset. loyola's coach and players are giving high praise to the 98-year-old nun, the team's captain. here's what they had to say to cbs sports. >> sister jeanne its our team chaplain. our team comfort blanket. she is our team scout. she is just a blessing. she praise for us the way she smiles. when you walk in a room and you see sister there, you kind of feel, feel good. >> my full name is sister jeanne dolores schmidt, everybody calls me sister jeanne. i'm 98 years old. >> 98. she has more energy than some people i know my age. >> after every game, she sends out e-mails, donte, you did this great tonight. they were out to get you. but you handled it well. we need that next game. i mean she is like another assistant coach. >> i scout the opponents, and
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then, just tell them, what they should watch out for. because they, they are making too many threes or they're, overpowering somebody. i tell them, give it to the fellow who is hot tonight. because some times, the best are called. i am not an expert. but i am enjoyed brackets for years now. i'm not in a pool or anything lake that. because the i, i'm avenue connected with athletics and that kind of, behavior is, not permitted by ncaa. that's fine with me. because i just have a lot of fun doing it. >> i have loyola going to the sweet 16. but i have a second bracket which i call the cinderella dream bracket. where i have them going to the, final game. that's the "overnight news" for this monday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back with us later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new
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york city, i'm elaine quijano. >> announcer: this is the cbs "overnight news." welcome to the "overnight news." i'm elaine quijano. the firing of andrew mccabe, the number two man at the fbi, is drawing fire from some republicans in congress. two gop senators on the judiciary committee want attorney general jeff sessions to testify about the reasons for the firing. and give mccabe a chance to respond. president trump spent the weekend on twitter bashing mccabe as well as the the special prosecutor's russia probe. errol barnett its at the white house. >> president trump continues to express growing frustration at the special counsel's investigation. writing the mueller probe never should have been started.
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witch-hunt. he also casts doubt on reports andrew mccabe, the deputy fbi director fired on friday, took notes of conversations between the two. i don't believe he made memos, exempt to help his own agenda. mr. trump wrote today. the criticism comes along side the president's personal lawyer, john dowd, publicly calling for robert mueller's investigation to end. >> gifl him the ti >> give him the time, resources, independence to do his job. >> republicans like congressman trey gowdy express concern. >> there is no evidence and. >> senator marco rubio. >> i remain confident. the public counsel is going to conduct a probe that is fair thorough and at the truth. >> democrats, fear a brewing constitutional crisis. the senator is calling for the judiciary committee off to investigate what he sees as
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politicalization of the jis us department. saying in a statement, quote, never before have i been more concerned for the institutions we rely on. president trump's weekend tweets even attracted this rebuke from former cia director john brennan. calling the commander-in-chief a disgraced demagogue headed for the dust bin of history. >> cbs news has learned the special counsel already interviewed andrew mccabe about his conversations with the president. and we have learned robert mueller's team has mccabe's memos, which are said to corroborate james comey's version of events. elaine. >> errol barnett. thank you. reports in "the new york times" and britain's observer suggest facebook data was mls used to sway voters in the 2016 election. tony dokoupil has more on this. >> reporter: a voter profiling firm called cambridge analytica is at the center of a massive
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alleged data breach at facebook, reportedly leveraged to help donald trump win the 2016 election. >> we spent $1 million, are vegs tens of millions of facebook profiles and those profiles wearing used as the basis of the algorithms that became the foundation of cambridge analytica itself. the company itself was founded on using facebook data. >> christopher wily former research director for cambridge analytica. he alleges the company secretly accessed 50 million face book accounts. the trump campaign told associated press it never used data from cambridge analytica. the campaign used the republican national committee for its voter data. any claims that voter data were used from another source to support the victory in 2016 are false. daniel patterson, senior reporter for tech republic has investigated cambridge analytica's methods and impact. off awe the trump campaign said cambridge analytica doesn't work. cambridge analytica says it didn't use data from 50 million facebook users. should we believe either?
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>> no, of course. both the campaign and cambridge analytica were very proved their work and hoped to turn to business as their next clients. >> what should the average american take away from the reports coming out now about cambridge analytica and the trump campaign in 2016. >> the average american should understand any information in the cloud or social network can and will be used to market things to you. >> including political candidates. >> political candidates and idea. >> facebook suspended cambridge analytica pending an investigation. cambridge analytica for its part says harvested data has been deleted was not used by the trump campaign. elaine the firm is under renewed scrutiny from investigators in the uk and here at home. thank you. top administration officials watching the president's twitter feed this week to see if they're the next to be fired.
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secretary of state rex tillerson was fired last week via twitter. president trump any choice to replace tillerson, cia director, mike pompeo may have a difficult time being confirmed by the senate. margaret brennan spoke to one opponent, republican senator rand paul of kentucky. >> i have been supportive of the president. taxes, regulation, judiciary. when it comes to foreign policy the thing i liked about president trump was opposition to the iraq war. what i am perplexed by he keeps nominating people around him on foreign policy who thought the iraq war was so good they want to have an iran war now. so, i think the lesson of the iraq war was that, that, there tar unintended consequences from regime change. i don't think somebody being head of secretary of state, wants regime change in iran, or north korea. you really want a diplomat to be in charge of the state department, not some one advocating for war. i can't vote for pompeo. >> it is election night in russia. no surprise who won.
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vladamir putin was re-elected. the turnout may have been lower than he wanted. 52% of russia's nearly 111 million voters weighed in. elizabeth palmer is in moscow. >> russia's election had all of the signs of a real contest. opposition candidates, ballot boxes, registered voters. this its what the russians call, managed democracy. a system built to guarantee, vladamir putin will win. asked as he cast his vote this morning, what kind of turnout he hoped for, he said -- just enough off to let me fulfill the role of president. there has been a huge effort to get out the vote today. in moscow, alone, they spent more than 800,000 dollars on balloons and decorations. the idea is -- to create a kind pof festive excitement about ths election. >> and there are other
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incentives. at this polling station in moscow, voters could have a free blood test to screen for signs of cancer. some places laid out treats. and in the arctic, reindeer herders had their balloting boxes delivered by helicopter to their tents. there had been a call by the prominent anti-corruption activist, to boycott this election as a sham. and some russians will have stayed home today. disillusioned with the lack of choice. but many more cast ballots. it is a clean election. she told us, a fair one too. i have confidence in the organizers. as for oleg. why ever would i not vote, he asked. >> reporter: he will return to the kremlin for six years as the longest continuously serving
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>> announcer: this is the cbs "overnight news." gra tffiti artists were onc the scourge of cities. a lot of their work is scene as art. a lot of it is making the artists money. don dahler has the the story. >> reporter: in cities around the country, street art atrokts those looking for the perfect selfie backdrop. they are grand and intricate, colorful and some times controversial. and increasingly, they're selling something. you don't often think of advertising as art. >> you don't. what's unique about what we do is that, it's art forrist. >> paul is the co-founder of colossal media. his brooklyn based company may
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be the largest hand painted advertisement firm in the u.s. with clients including, samsung, delta, comedy central, and nintendo. ♪ fame ♪ you pick me up >> what is allure of the companies hiring you to do these? >> allures they get access to neighborhood that we liven and work in. we really know about brooklyn. we really know about, the arts district in los angeles. so i think that, if you are a brand it is about, you know, getting connected. about people's attention. we do that in a real truthful way. >> the crew have been getting people's attention since 2004. it took a while to change the perception of hand painted ad as outdated and time consuming and worth additional cost. but now, colossal media leases 120 walls in various cities. and the company raked in $24 million in sales last year.
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>> how much does social media play in this? >> now with social media being able to put out a message. somebody across the world might be able to see the work you have done. >> reporter: he says it's important for people to see the painstaking process, that leads to the final product. outdoor art isn't easy to do. >> we were working through the bomb cyclone. pushed through the entire thing. put something up on social media, showed the guys banging away while the wind was rushing by at 60 miles an hour. >> what's going on in here? >> the room where we are mixing colors. every job we do. we have to take the art work and literally dissect it. so we find places on the art work. and isolate colors. end of the day when we walk away. and we leave. the result need to look like a banner. like, it shouldn't, you shouldn't be able to tell it is a painting right. got to be as good if not better. >> murals can be a big draw for tourists. like in miami's winwood arts district. where art breathes new life into
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a dying neighborhood. >> as the neighborhood grows you will see pieces like this. >> goldman property, ceo, cure a curates the street art museum. >> express of -- >> she and tony goldwin, transformed concrete into canvas and blight into light. >> we have from, no visitors, to over a million visitors a year. coming through the winwood walls. you hear every language. and so, that to me is what makes for a really vibrant, beautiful, neighborhood. and i think the winwood walls has done a beautiful job of democratizing the world of art making it accessible to everybody. >> with anne ean estimated 44 m this area has highest concentration of street art in the country.
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>> the street art, created, a tourist industry. it created -- retail. it created, a neighborhood. >> it is pretty extraordinary. how one idea can have effects around the world. and, on so many levels. i think we are just seeing the beginning. i think you are going to see, so much more, beautiful art work. so much more public art. so much more art integrated into brands. and products and, and, you know, why not? just makes life so much more exciting and interesting. >> for once, starving artists like paul lindal, it makes for good business. >> most artistize know have to have a second job. >> uh-huh. >> how are the guys doing? >> to me, i found sowing that was, that was really important. and i, really, i -- fell in love with it. i wanted to build some sort of look sustainability around that. i wanted to know, like where i was going to be at when i wok up
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the next day. and soawe wanted to make a living. when we started that was the objective. i thought i've can do this the rest of my life. i will be lucky. look at company. 401(k), dental plan. >> you're corporate. >> corporate as you wouldn't believe. not about me. there is 80 people with families who have their own reasons at being at colossal. and something in it own self. that i think is, worth fighting for. >> don dahler, new york. music fans listen up. it is the 60th anniversary of the gold record. anthony mason has the the story of the shiny disk. ♪ catch a falling star and put it in your pocket ♪ >> reporter: 60 years ago this week, perry como made history. the single to catch a falling star became the first song to be awarded the gold record. the recording industry association of america,
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conceived the gold record, to honor artists and track sales. the records have come to represent success in the music industry. an artist has to sell half a million units of a song or album. since the first gold record in 1958. more than 6,000 singles and 9,000 albums have achieved gold status. from the beatles. ♪ i tell you something i think you'll understand. ♪ one more time >> to the jackson five. >> yeah, i guess so. >> sure hope so. ladies and gentlemen, our thanks to the jackson five. we'll be back! >> that's the night that the lights went out in georgia. >> when the night the lights went out in georgia, reached gold status in 1975. singer vicky lawrence was surprised with her record on
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cbs's the carol burnett show. >> vicky, you have got a gold record. >> no! >> the awards cost about $350 apiece. and they're not made from actual gold. but to the artists who earn them, the gold record is hey, need fast heartburn relief? try cool mint zantac. it releases a cooling sensation in your mouth and throat. zantac works in as little as 30 minutes. nexium can take 24 hours.
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a police officer from san francisco hailed as a hero. he came to the aid of a homeless man who just need aid helping hand. and that got others involved. elizabeth cook of our station kpix has the the story. for decades mick myers lived on the streets. he had no one to. day he has a family. thanks to a sheriff avenue deputy and private eye who gave mick a new beginning. i have been living a life as alone as a person can be. a loner, how mick myers describes himself. no kids never married. the only love he ever knew, his adopted mother. ♪ brown idea girl >> reporter: homeless for 30 years, mick gets by, playing for
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tips at a batter station in the bay area. >> thank you, god bless you all. and panned handling along the highway. that's where sheriff's deputy, jacob swoelwell caught up with him last year. he warned mick several times to stop. the next step was to issue a citation. and, instead of issuing a citation, you asked him a question. >> i said what is it going to take to got you off the street. at that point, i realized me writing a citation is not going to help him. as the i got closer, i realized he was a senior citizen. >> you're 67. how come you are not on social security? i said i can't get. i can't get an id. i got nobody huh help me. he says, well you got somebody to help you now. >> even with swolewe'll resources, it took three separate trips to the dmv for mick to get an identification card. >> it made me realize we need to utilize resources available to us to help others. wife can do that, we're doing, the right thing as law
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enforcement officers. >> swolwe'll persistence paid off. mick is on medicaid and has applied for social security benefits. >> it makes me feel good there is actually people in the world who, who, acknowledge me. because, very few people have before. >> reporter: mick's fresh start was just beginning. >> private investigator mark askins volunteers for miracle messages, a nonprofit devoted to reconnecting the homeless with their loved ones. when he learned of mick'ster he wanted to help out. >> it was thrilling, very thrilling to find, this information. >> using the little information provided, askin was able to find his birth mother pauly living roughly 250 miles await in eureka, california. >> she was so anxious to see him, talk to him, and to a true mother any love. it was just beautiful. >> i found one more person to love. >> pauly didn't have an easy
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life either. after leaving her husband, she was a teenage mom, struggling to support three kids. mick was sick and needed surgery. so when he was 2 years old. pauly gave him up for adoption to her mother avenue friend, who could afford to get him the help he needed. >> i feel a sadness that he has the had to go through this. to, to, feel so alone. but at the same time, i am proud of him. because no matter what happened, like me, he is a survivor. >> deputy swolwell and mick askins arrainged for him to mee the mother that gave him up 65 years ago. pauly's home its now full of family. ready to embrace mick. >> he didn't just, just, get a mom, he got a whole family. and they all descended on him at
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one time. and it's, to have you back, puts a piece of my heart back. and it means the world to me. you are a part of my life now. i hope you will always want to be. >> for mick, the future may be uncertain. but the past is finally resolved. >> after a lifetime of waiting, what i thought never would happen. happened. 67-year-old man meets his 85-year-old mother. who would have thought? that something look this could happen to anybody. let alone me. ♪ ♪ ♪ but now i'm found was blind but now i see ♪ whoo! >> pauly invited mcto come live with her and her husband in eureka. mick is hesitant to move away from the area where he spent his whole life. for now, he is working on getting a car. and promises to go back and
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visit as often as possible. the cbs "overnight news" will be right back. >> dr. stanley: remember this: cannot change the laws of god. when he has visited you in some form of adversity and he brings you through that, that's like he has increased the strength of the foundation of your life and your faith in him. [music]
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march madness in full swing. one of greatest plays, steve hartman has ever seen, didn't take place in the tournament. >> i know you guys get tired of me. it is little things. >> in el paso, coach peter morales, he had a favorite on the team. >> mitchell. i need you. help me. >> then team manager, mitchell marcus has developmental disability. but he surpassed everyone here when it came to love of the game. >> just an amazing person, our basketball team loves being around. tonight we have a great update on this story. but encase you missed the original. it all began five years ago during the last game of the regular season. when coach morales told his manager to suit up.
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just wearing a jerz gee was enough. what he didn't know the coach was planning to play him. with 1. 30. left. coach morales put in his manager. i started hearing, mitchell, mitche mitchell, mitchell. here's where the fairy tale fell apart. though team mates did everything they could to get mitchell a basket. each time they passed him the ball. he either missed the shot or on the last possession, booted it out of bound. turning the ball over to the team with second left. >> he wasn't going to be able to score. i was hoping he was happy that he was put in the game. >> could you have iffage inned what happened next? >> no, i could not. not at all. >> what happened next, hatch penned on the inbound. the guy with the ball there was a senior at franklin high school. number 22, jonathan montanez. >> i was raised to treat others how you want to be treated. just, thought mitchell deserved
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his chance, his opportunity. >> what jonathan did was yell out mitchell's name. then threw the ball right to him. right there. one of the most memorable turnovers of all times. >> whoo! >> after the story first aired. jonathan and mitchell became friend. they received many accolades. the most significant went to jonathan, and it came from the chancellor of texas tech university. who saw our story and offered jonathan a scholarship. almost certainly the only scholarship ever awarded for a turnover. jonathan will graduate this summer with a degree in kineseology, and our award for outstanding sportsmanship. steve hartman, on the road, in el paso, texas. >> that's the "overnight news" for monday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city. i'm elaine quijano.
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captioning funded by cbs it's monday, march 19th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." >> i don't know why anybody dwould this. i don't know. >> another explosion in austin, this time sending two people to the hospital. but is it linked to the recent package bombings in the airy. president trump unleash as tirade of tweets aimed at robert mueller. now republicans are issues a warning, a response from the administration. and they probably use your

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