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island, south carolina. >> that is the overnight news r this friday. from the cbs broadcast center here in new york looking live at oracle it's friday, april 5th, 2019. this is the "cbs morning news." presidential visit. park. the question this morning, will the giants home opener be the terror threat president delayed? trump just issued as he prepares to visit the southern border >> let's head over to darren today. peck in for mary lee this questioning the mueller report summary. morning for a look at the storm on the way. the special counsel's team said >> i cancer michelle's they could not agree on whether question, probably. president trump obstructed that means probably going to be delayed, but not by a lot. and .d the timing of the rain today, posed as a missing illinois boy. the worst of it should be over good morning. by one.
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from the studio 57 newsroom at if you are an early riser heading down the streets, there are a few isolated showers out cbs news headquarters here in there. you can see this one band of new york. good to be with you. rain that has moved in here now working into the north bay. i'm anne-marie green. this is bringing rain to 101 president trump will visit the southern border during a trip to california. just south of rohnert park and north of petaluma. the president leaves for that drive is getting rained on. calexico, california, this morning. but that is pretty much the only area. this after he backtracks on a threat to close the border. now, mr. trump says, he would if we look at the big picture, give mexico a year to work on though showers extend off the coast and the rest of us haven't seen a whole t immigration enforcement, and develop yet. take a look at the headlines he's adding a new threat. for today. isolated showers around from now to about 7 am. laura podesta is here with that once we get to 7 am, a.k.a. part of the story. good morning. >> good morning. that threat revolves around trade. just in time for the co the president is hoping that when money is at stake, mexico will listen. president trump is backing away from his threat to immediately close the u.s./mexico border. >> we're going to give them a one-year warning, and if the drugs don't stop or largely stop, we're going to put tariffs on mexico and products, in particular cars.ol game isar
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>> it's a quick turnaround from just last week. >> so there's a very good likelihood i'll close the border next week. >> when he dde mexico stop all immigration closed to the u.s. >> we'll keep it closed for a long time. i'm not playing games. >> the change in strategy is welcome news to both parties including those from texas. >> we shouldn't be punishing law-abiding u.s. businesses. >> it would cause as much damage to u.s. economy as mexico's economy. >> though implementing auto tariffs would cause its own economic headache for american businesses and it does nothing to stop the current flow of migrants across the border. homeland security secretary kirstjen nielsen says her department is experiencing a systemwide meltdown as it struggles with a surge of asylum
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seekers. >> we can't do new england without something changing. >> yesterday house democrats voted to authorize a lawsuit to challenge president trump's national emergency rn, prtrwill be touring the two-mile stretch of what his administration says is the very first portion to $1 billion made available by the pentagon. anne-marie? >> laura podesta here in new york. thank you, laura. the justice department is defending attorney general william barr's summary over robert mueller's russia report. barr concluded there was not enough evidence to prove obstruction of justice, but cbs news has confirmed mueller's team was split on whether the president obstructed justice with some investigators believing the president had committed a crime while in
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office. this week they subpoenaed the full report, but the white house dismissed their claims. >> the public needs to see the whole report, no executive privilege, no redacting. eventually it all comes out. >> they lost in 2016 and on the collusion battle. now they're looking for anything they can to attack this president because they have no message. >> barr heads to capitol hill next week for his first hearing as an attorney general, and he's expected to face questions about if mueller investigation. new details are emerging about the criminal history of a man who police say claims to be an illinois boy who vanished eight years ago. he claimed to be timmothy pitzen, but dna test results revealed he's brian rini, a 23-year-old released from jail less than a week ago.
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adriana diaz reports. >> it's devastating. it's like we're reliving it all over again. >> reporter: the family of timmothy pitzen is broken after the fbi's stunning announcement that the claim he had been found was a hoax. >> unfortunately this child is not our beloved timmothy. we know you're out there, tim, and we'll never stop looking for you. >> reporter: the fbi says the dna results have been returned. it's actually 23-year-old bian michael rooney of medina, ohio, who has a long criminal history. the claim came from this person who appeared in this quiet kentucky neighborhood startling neighbors who called police. >> he said he was kidnapped from somewhere. >> the man identified himself as 14-year-old timmothy pitzen and said he had escaped two
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t s. the real timmothy pitzen has been missing for nearly eight years. when he was 6, cameras captured his mother amy walking him out of school and taking him to water parks. she was apparently found dead from suicide. she left a note saying her son was safe but would never be found. despite the small hope, there small hope continues. >> reporter: the fbi say they remain committed to one daymmhy his family. we're learning more about the man behind this hoax. he has a long criminal history including making false statements. adriana diaz, cbs news, newport, kentucky. boeing may be to blame in two deadly claims. 346 people died in two crashes within the span of five months involving ethiopian airlines and
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lion air planes. now some members of congress want boeing to testify about what it may have known about the fally systems. the mother of one of the eight ethiopian crash responded to preliminary findings that the pilots had followed boeing's recommended procedures. >> obviously this could have been prevented and that's what makes me cry. this could have all been prevented. >> boeing's ceo has apologized for the company's role in the tragedy. the man accused of shooting and killing rapper nipsey hussle has been officially charged with murder. 29-year-old eric holder was in court yesterday. in los angeles. his attorney chris darden entered a plea of not guilty. darden was an attorney in the o.j. simpson trial. >> we want to make sure everyone who's responsible for the murder of nipsey hussles brought to
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justice. holden is accused of shooting hussle on sunday outside a clothing store the rapper owned. he's being held on bail and is due in court next month. a judge has ordered the killer of the mosque massacre to undergo tests. 28-year-old brendan tarrant appeared in court via video link in a prison room. the test will help determine if tarrant is able to plead. 50 people were killed in the shootings last month. coming up on the "morning news," new trouble for acteder jussie smollett who missed the deadline to pay back the city of chicago. co-wr cc oina sfood."cbs mews." d us, o 12 hours o
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a russian soccer stadium has a new field thanks to recycled plastic beer cups. a belgian brewer that makes budweiser reprocessed more than 50,000 cups at the stadium last year that hosted the world cup. the almost three tons of plastic was used to make the white and red field in soki. so back home a berkeley engineer is accused of poisoning a co-worker, and new pressure for jussie smollett to pay up. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the "chicago tribune" reports the city is prepared to sue empire actor jussie smollett after he failed to pay $130,000. he had until yesterday to reimburse the cost of police overtime spent investigating what they call a staged racist homophobic attack. smollett said he told the truth about the alleged january attack. prosecutors abruptly dropped criminal charges against him last week.
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the "los angeles times" says a berkeley, california, engineer is in jail. he's charged with trying to kill a co-worker by poisoning her foot and water with toxic metal over several months. a colleague of david xu said she noticed a strange taste and smell in her food she left in her office. surveillance video allegedly caught xu adding something to her bottle. a sample of that water later tested positive for cadmium, which can cause cancer or death. "the boston globe" is reporting that a wealthy maryland businessman bought the house of the school's fencing coach for an inflated price, and then his son got into harvard. jie zhao
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sd he bought the housas an investment and favor to brand. harvard said it was unaware until it was contacted by the "globe." the "washington post" reports jeff bezos and his wife of 25 years announced their divorce settlement, leaving him with 75% of amazon's stock. jeff bezos retaining voting power over all of the voting shares owned. his wife mackenzie gets about 4% of the company worth about $36 billion. it makes her one of the wealthiest women in the world. bezos is the world's richest man. before the divorce, "forbes" estimated his worth at 131billion. still to come, queen bee is branching out. she announces a partnership with a sports company. nnounces a partnership with
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lk to your rheumatollen the a. our top stories this morning, president trump is headed to the southern border today. he's traveling to calexico, california, to highlight what he is calling an immigration crisis. the president is also backing off a threat to close the southern border. instead he's threatening to put tariffs on products from mexico, particularly cars. the justice department is defending the summary of robert mueller's report, but cbs news has confirmed that mueller's team was split on whether the president obstructed justice with some investigators believing that the president had committed a crime while in office. barr will testify on capitol hill next week where he will likely face questions about the
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mueller investigation. and we're learning more about the criminal past of a man police say claims to be an illinois boy who vanished nearly eight years ago. 23-year-old brian rini claimed to be timmothy pitzen. a dna test revealed that that is not true. rini was once arrested for making false police reports, burglary, and vandalism. a search is under way to find a woman kidnapped. the group was on safari when they were ambushed on tuesday. roxana saberi has the story. >> reporter: they're expanding their search beyond the country ice most popular wildlife park in hopes of rescuing the two hosta sue endicott and he guard aul mirenge remezo lderly couple when four gunmen ambushed their car. >> i know the gunmen put guns on
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the tourists and grabbed two tourists. >> reporter: police say the elderly couple were left behind and raised the alarm. eidppers later used endicott's cellphone to demand a $500,000 amount. >> please remember that any payment to a terrorist or terrorist regime gives them money to seize more of our people. >> reporter: with ten national parks and wildlife including more than half of the world's endangered mountain gorillas, uganda attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists a year, but now authorities worry the booming industry will suffer. the u.s. embassy in kampala is warning americans to exercise caution in the area and they say cancellations are flooding in. roxana saberi, cbs news, london. coming up on "cbs this morning," secretary of state mike pompeo joins us in the studio to talk about u.s.
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relations with china as both countries near a trade deal. gu look at the longest oil spill and attempts to clean it up. and we hear from marin morris who's nominated for female artist of the year at the acm awards. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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