tv CBS Overnight News CBS April 18, 2017 3:10am-4:01am EDT
learn the signs at autismspeaks.org. the president also tweeted his irritation with weekend protests calling on him to release his tax returns. he wrote, i did what was an almost impossible thing to do for a republican, easily won the electoral college. now tax returns are brought up again? for the record, mr. trump's split decision victory is among the closest in history, and the three states that clenched the electoral college for him, mr. trump won by 77,000 votes out of 135 million cast nationwide. chip reed has the taxing debate over the president's returns. >> hey, hey, ho, ho, donald trump has got to go. >> reporter: this weekend, protesters from coast-to-coast called on president trump to release his tax returns. he says he can't release them
because he's under audit. but tax experts says that shouldn't matter. this was president trump in january. >> you know, the only one who cares about my tax returns are the reporters. >> reporter: but in february, a cbs news poll found 56% found it's necessary for him to release his tax returns. 43% said it's not. he's the only president not to release them this more than 40 years. before taking office, mr. trump often criticized mr. obama of being too secretive. he tweeted he is the least transparent president ever, and he ran on transparency, but on friday, the white house said its visitor logs will no longer be made public. a practice begun by president obama. >> donald trump's white house is less transparent than president obama's. >> reporter: kathleen clark is an expert on government ethics. >> we don't know how much money the president owes and to whom he owes it. >> reporter: white house press secretary sean spicer.
>> there are now experts on both sides of the aisle who say this is the least transparent administration in decades, how do you respond? >> i think we've taken several steps to allow people access to the white house, in terms, the press. we release participant lists, give press the opportunity to come into the room, so i would respectfully disagree with that. >> reporter: they are secretive about golf. president trump has visited golf courses 19 times. in most of those cases, the white house has refused to confirm or deny if mr. trump was actually golfing. >> mr. trump did take a swing at the special election in georgia. it should be a gimme, because republicans have held that seat since the 1980s, but the democrats are trying to make this a referendum on president trump, and here's nancy cordes. >> this is not your typical
sleepy election in an off-year. >> reporter: 30-year-old jon ossoff has gone from unknown to celeb in the space of two months. do you feel more pressure knowing that democrats across the country have invested their hopes in you? >> i feel so well-supported aby thousands in this community. >> reporter: he is running against 11 republicans and four other democrats to fill the seat vacated by tom price, president trump's secretary of health and human services. progressive websites push democrats nationwide to give to ossoff, and they did. he's raised $8.3 million. 18 times more than his top republican rival. >> he is being bankrolled by nancy pelosi and the liberal left. >> reporter: president trump tweeted that ossoff is a super liberal democrat, who wants to protect criminals.
>> 766. it's going to be that one. >> reporter: the race has become an outlet for democrats frustrated by mr. trump's november win. >> i hate the lying. i hate the lying. >> reporter: sharon adams and mckeller newsom drove here from chattanooga, tennessee. to canvass alongside local supporters. what did your family say when you told them you were going to georgia and campaign there? >> my husband said good. >> my kids thought it was great. >> reporter: tomorrow's election is known as a jungle primary where all the democrats and all the republicans face-off against each other. if no one gets above 50%, it goes to a runoff, and if that's the case, scott, ossoff will likely go up against a gop that's unified around one candidate instead of 11. >> nancy cordes for us tonight, nance, thank you. tonight, turkey, a key nato ally remains deeply divided
after the president there won a referendum that greatly expands his powers. the vote was surprisingly close. just 51% voted yes. and, while president erdogan claimed victory, protesters took to the streets and international monitors said the playing field wasn't level. one week after a deadly shooting, students were greeted with hugs as classes resumed at north park elementary school in san bernardino, california. counselor were on hand and security was tightened. last monday a man burst in and murdered his wife, a teacher, before shooting himself. but bullets hit two students, 8-year-old jonathan martinez was killed. coming up next, prince harry reveals how he dealt with the pain of losing his mother. and later, she's still running after fighting for her place in history.
yo- wh- ah- he- [gas pouring] [slurps loudly] [engine starting] [loud slurping continues] clearasil rapid action begins working fast for clearly visible results in as little as 12 hours. but can ot fix this teens skateboarding mishap? nope. so let's be clear: clearasil works fast on teen acne, not so much on other teen things. with tampax pearl. you get ultimate protection on your heaviest days and smooth removal for your lightest. tampax pearl and pocket pearl for on the go.
i'm joy bauer, and as a nutritionist i know probiotics can often help. try digestive advantage. it's tougher than your stomach's harsh environment, so it survives a hundred times better than the leading probiotic. also in chocolate. probiotic bites! ok honey you play with your monkey while i get your little brother cleaned up. daughter: uh oh. monkey swimming. irreplaceable monkey protection.
detergent alone doesn't kill bacteria, but adding new lysol laundry sanitizer kills 99.9% of bacteria with 0% bleach. daughter: uh oh. lysol. what it takes to protect. in new herbal essences it's bio:renew a blend of sea kelp, aloe and antioxidants that help bring your hair back to life. new herbal essences. let life in. nearly two decades after the death of his mother, prince harry has revealed the anguish that forced him to seek help. and here's charlie daggett. >> reporter: prince harry was just 12 years old when his mother, princess diana died in a car crash in paris. he told britain's telegraph
newspaper he dealt with the agony by not dealing with it at all. >> it was 20 years of not thinking about it. and then two years of total chaos. >> reporter: now 32, he said he came close to complete breakdown, at times on the verge of punching someone. finally, his brother, prince william convinced him to seek health. >> i can safely say that losing my mom at the age of 12 and shutting down all of my emotions for the last 20 year has had a quite serious effect on not only my personal life but also my work as well. >> reporter: the candid interview coincides with the 20th anniversary of the death of princess diana. this new memorial garden marks that anniversary outside kensington palace where diana lived. now home to her two sons. like diana, harry isn't afraid to reveal his own vulnerabilities in order to help others. >> i think by doing that, by finally saying, yes, i have had issues with my mental health. i have finally sought help for it, and it's fine, it's okay to
not be normal all the time. i think harry will have done wonders to destigmatize the issue. >> reporter: and he's hoping others will follow his lead. >> the easiest thing would be is a shrink or whoever, americans call them shrinks. somebody you've never met before, you say i don't actually need your advice, just listen and you let it all rip. >> reporter: and he lets it rip in the ring, too. he's now taken up boxing, saying it helped save him. charlie daggett, cbs news, london. still ahead, celebrations of eggs, and benedict. separate stories in a moment. hey, searching for a great used car? yeah! you got it. just say show me millions of used cars for sale at the all new carfax.com. i don't want one that's had a big wreck just say, show me cars with no accidents reported pretty cool
i like it that's the power of carfax® find the cars you want, avoid the ones you don't plus you get a free carfax® report with every listing start your used car search at carfax.com clearasil rapid action begins working fast for clearly visible results in as little as 12 hours. but will it stop this teen from being embarassed by her parents? nope. so let's be clear: clearasil works fast on teen acne, not so much on other teen things. it says you apply the blue one ok, letto me. this. here? no. have a little fun together, or a lot. k-y yours and mine. two sensations that work together, so you can play together. ito become dangerous.d for an everyday item
police investigating the death of the rock star prince nearly one year ago found a sizable amount of painkillers throughout his home near minneapolis. that included oxycodone prescribed under a friend's name to protect the pop star's privacy. prince died of an overdose of fentanyl, 50 times more powerful than heroin. but detectives couldn't determine how he got it. the retired pope benediction xvi turned 90 on sunday, but the sell brace was put off until today. a delegation from bavaria
of the 30,000 who ran the boston marathon today, perhaps no one was prouder than the woman wearing number 261, she earned that number half a century ago. don dahler introduces us to a true road warrior. >> 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 welcome to participate in marathons, and on cold april morning, 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'd proved to my coach i could do it, and i was just there to celebrate. >> reporter: other women had run the boston marathon, none officially. her coach had one condition, that she registered as a contestant.
>> nobody believed a woman could or would want to run. so why consider it. >> reporter: a few miles into the race, an official spotted her. >> i turned and suddenly looked into the face of the angriest guy i had ever seen. this guy was out of control. snarling at me. >> reporter: this now iconic series of photos came to represent a female athlete's struggle to compete. >> he grabbed me, and he screamed, "get the hell out of my race"! i was terrified. my burly boy friend took out the official just like that and sent him flying, and my coach said run like hell. >> reporter: she never stopped running. following her example, women all around the world took up the sport. today at 70 years old, switzer ran her 40th marathon. >> the higher reason now is not to prove that women can do it. the higher reason now is to show, frankly, that an older
person can stay active and healthy. i want to celebrate in the best possible way. >> reporter: five decades after first crossing that finish line, kathrine switzer did it again. it's a simple contest. place one foot in front of the other and change the world. don dahler, cbs news, boston. and that's overnight news for this tuesday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back a little later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm scott pelley.
this is the "cbs overnight news." welcome to the overnight news. i'm michelle miller. tensions remain high over the possibility of war to stop a nuclear threat from north korea. vice president mike pence issued a strong warning yesterday while visiting the region. the vice president says the u.s. has run out of patience with north korea's nuclear ambitions. adrianna diaz is following developments. from beijing. >> reporter: during a surprise visit to north korea's border, vice president mike pence delivered a stern warning. >> president trump has made it clear that the patience of the united states and our allies in this region has run out. >> reporter: he's here in part to calm america's jittery allies. >> all options are on the table to achieve the objectives and ensure the security of the
people of this country and the stability of this region. >> reporter: north korea's projecting similar bluster. at a weekend celebration of their founding father, they paraded tanks, guns, and what appeared to be untested, intercontinental ballistic missiles, but that fanfare soon fizzled when they tested a liquid fueled medium-range missile on sunday. seconds later it exploded. it's the latest in a string of recent failures, which have increased after president obama authorized cyberattacks against kim jong un's program. what signs do you see that this could have been a sign of cyber warfare? >> some of the missiles that were involved were previously tested, but later on they failed continuously. that means a new problem emerged. and that could be due to outside interference. >> reporter: as tensions rise,
recent satellite images show that north korea could be preparing another nuclear test. today the north korean ambassador to the u.n. says his country, also known as the dprk will not be intimidated. >> the dprk is ready to respond to any mode of war desired by the americans. >> reporter: caught in between the two is beijing, north korea's only major trading partner and ally but they are cooperating with the u.s. to rein them in. a suspect of the murder of a google employee is being held on bond. vanessa marcotte was killed more than eight months ago. the new york city resident was in town visiting her mother. tony dokoupil has the latest. >> reporter: the worchester district attorney says the actions of an alert
massachusetts trooper and the victim herself led investigators to a suspect. >> she was my other half. >> reporter: caroline is her younger cousin. >> she loved to run, and she loved to practice yoga. anything outside, being with friends and family. >> reporter: she says when massachusetts police arrested 31-year-old angelo colon ortiz, in connection with marcotte's murder, it was a relief. >> we got him. >> reporter: she was killed last august during an afternoon jog near her mother's home. they found her naked and burned body half a mile away. they say she put up a fight, during her deadly assault, which helped piece together a profile. >> dna was obtained from an examination of her hands. state police found a match for
that dna. >> reporter: marcotte was one of three women who died last august. runners world conducted a poll. 42% of women say they only run when it's light out. 71% consider how many other people will be on their route. police received more than 1300 tips during the investigation. last week, a massachusetts state trooper recognized colon ortiz. driving in the same dark suv spotted near the crime scene last august. >> he looked at the driver of the vehicle, and it matched our suspect. not being able to find a piece of paper, immediately within his disposal, he wrote the license plate number down on his hand. >> finding this person doesn't bring her back, but it is a positive for us. >> reporter: and police tracked colon ortiz to his worchester home where he voluntarily gave police a dna sample. he is expected to see a judge tomorrow. little is known about him.
while police believe he worked near the crime scene, they haven't said where. the district attorney meanwhile is expected to file a murder charge sometime in the days ahead. this week marks one year since the death of prince. the pioneering singer/songwriter died from an overdose of fentanyl, a synthetic painkiller 50 times stronger than heroin. as the investigation continues, we're hearing and learning from newly-revealed documents, they detail what was found at his paisley park estate and who was there when he died. >> person not breathing. >> reporter: the search warrants reveal detectives located numerous narcotic pills in prince's bedroom. some in a suitcase with the name peter bravestrong. that's believed to be an alias for the musician. inside the suitcase were several prescription bottles in the name of kirk johnson, prince's bodyguard. after also finding a silver
apple laptop in his bedroom, investigators subpoenaed google for prince's gmail account. it is reported he only communicated through land line or e-mail. it is unknown how prince obtained the lethal dose of fentanyl that killed him. ♪ purple rain >> his long time drummer and confidante, kirk johnson whose name appears multiple times in these newly-released documents was one of the last people to see him alive. >> kirk had a vault right here, never going to be unlocked. >> reporter: he spoke with cbs news last month. is it hard to go around town or read in the tabloids and see your name? >> absolutely, especially when it's not true. >> reporter: there are people who want to see someone prosecuted for his death. they're angry at the fact he died. >> that's their own problem, not
as we approach the 20th anniversary of princess diana's death, for the first time, prince harry is talking about his long and silent struggle after losing his mother. the prince was 12 when she was killed in a car crash. he says it wasn't until his late 20s that he sought help for his grief. charlie daggett is at kensington palace. in front of the quiwhite garden which pays tribute to the princess. >> reporter: these new memorial gardens were just opened last week to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of princess diana. it's the first time harry has spoken out about that loss. >> it was 20 years of not thinking about it and then two years of total chaos.
>> reporter: he said his brother, prince william finally convinced him to get professional help after suffering in silence. the pod cast interview was conducted by briny gordon. >> i can safely say that losing my mother at the age of 12 and shutting down all of my emotions for the last 20 years has had a quite serious effect on not only my personal life but also my work as well. >> reporter: harry, just a boy at the time, said it took years to come to terms with the loss of his mother. >> all of a sudden, all of this grief that i'd never processed had come to the forefront. i was like, there's actually a lot to deal with. >> reporter: royal correspondent knows him pretty well, having interviewed the prince over the years. >> what he struggled with is trying to hide his private self in this very public spotlight. what he'd like to be is being at ease in that public persona.
>> reporter: the prince has used that public persona to carry on many of diana's charities as well as taking on some of his own. in a upt view interview with cbs news last year for the invictus warriors he said he hoped it would make his mother proud. >> this is mother's day here in the united states. what do you think your mother, princess diana, would think about what you've done here for veterans? >> um, i think she was, i'd hope she would be incredibly proud. i would hope she'd be up there having her own little party and looking down, thinking what we've achieved. because it was a massive team effort. >> reporter: the interview was about erasing stigma behind mental health issues. prince harry and prince william and kate will be cheering runners on in sunday's marathon
as part of that campaign. >> cbs will mark the death of princess diana, her life, her death, the truth. that's at 8:00/7:00 central right here on may 22nd here cbs, we'll be right back. clearasil rapid action begins working fast for clearly visible results in as little as 12 hours. but will it stop this teen from being embarassed by her parents? nope. so let's be clear: clearasil works fast on teen acne, not so much on other teen things.
it says you apply the blue one ok, letto me. this. here? no. have a little fun together, or a lot. k-y yours and mine. two sensations that work together, so you can play together. the following ad for your viewing convenience. i finally switched to geico. oh yeah? ended up saving a ton of money on car insurance. i hear they have a really great mobile app. the interface is remarkably intuitive. that's so important. ♪
because your carpet there's resolve carpet care. with five times more benefits than vacuuming alone... it lifts more dirt, pet hair and removes odours. while softening every fibre because your carpet never stops working, resolve carpet care with five times benefits ♪...nausea, heartburn,♪ indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea!♪ ♪nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea!♪ here's pepto bismol! ah. ♪nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea!♪ clearasil rapid action begins working fast for clearly visible results in as little as 12 hours. but will it stop this teen from chugging hot sauce? ...oh jeremy. so let's be clear: clearasil works fast on teen acne,
not so much on other teen things. grammy award winning singer ricky martin is now a key attraction in las vegas. despite being in the global spotlight, martin kept a very personal part of his life in the dark for years. these days, being open has made him a very happy man. he sat down with tracy smith in a story for sunday morning. ♪ >> reporter: this is what happens when las vegas, a place not known for subtly meets ricky martin. ♪ >> the artist just walks on stage ready for fire. me, as an artist, i don't settle for little things.
♪ livin' la vita loca >> reporter: martin's joining a rarefied club. stars big enough to have a las vegas residency, from now until september, he'll be playing the monte carlo. 5200 seats, every night. does it worry you filling those seats? >> of course, you don't want to play to an empty house. ♪ >> reporter: what draws people in, martin says, is 90 minutes of pure adrenaline. the vegas audience -- >> i think it's a tough audience, yeah. >> reporter: you like that? >> you have the high rollers. if they're not having a good time, they go straight to their phone. and i'm like, hey, hey, come back.
♪ luck be a lady tonight >> reporter: those high rollers expect a lot of flash. and ricky martin doesn't want to disappoint. so a few weeks ago at a rehearsal, director jamie king went over every detail, down to the last thread. >> so we can find a place for to you take that jacket off. >> i mean, powerful moment. >> reporter: king's worked with madonna, prince and michael jackson and ranks ricky martin right up there with them. >> you know when he gets on stage, you're captivated. you're moved to just watch this man. he's so fantastic. ♪ >> reporter: after all, martin spent most of his life on stage. he was born henrique martin iv in san juan puerto rico on christmas eve in 1971.
early on, it was clear, little ricky loved the spotlight. this all began with a 6-year-old and a wooden spoon. >> i would grab a wooden spoon and perform in the balcony of my grandparents' house, and i always needed to perform some way some how. >> reporter: you needed it. >> i needed it. i needed it. actually, i became an altar boy to be on stage. >> reporter: by age 7, the catholic schoolboy was doing tv commercials. five years later he joined the latin boy band, menudo. ♪ to teenaged girls, they were the beatles. to martin, they were the marines. >> it was military, but i would do it all over again. you're here, so you fall instructions. this is where you're going to sing, this is what you're going to wear, when you've had it
you're going to leave. >> reporter: you were in the band five years? >> yes. and then i needed more. >> reporter: he acted on broadway and tv and is the out to find his own musical sound. ricky martin's made 15 albums in spanish and english, won five grammy awards and captivated audiences around the world. do you still have that same feeling that you got when you were 6 years old? >> i'm addicted, yes, i am hooked on this. it forces me to analyze my emotions. because that's what the audience wants. the audience wants you to be transparent, to be real, to be honest. and even when i had to hide things about my persona on stage, i wasn't. on stage, i was just completely open.
>> reporter: off stage, martin had secrets. but when his twin sons, matteo and valentino were born to a surrogate mother in 2008, he had an epiphany. >> if i'm not honest with my kids, what am i teaching them? i'm teaching them to lie. >> reporter: so after years of denying his sexuality during interviews, he posted this message to his fan website in 2010. i am proud to say that i am a fortunate, homosexual man. i am very blessed to be who i am. >> it was, wow, he struggled so much. it was extremely painful. and when i finally sent that tweet, and i shared with the world my sexual orientation, i was like, oh, my god, this is it. perfection. >> reporter: why do you think you didn't do it earlier? >> i was afraid, i was afraid of rejection because unfortunately, first of all, for many years, everyone, a lot of people told
me that my feelings were evil. what you're feeling is not godly. i am, i'm not a good person. if i'm feeling this, i'm not a good person. more of that. i'm a good person. and there's absolutely nothing wrong with me. no. no. enough. not more of that. and i've been the happiest man ever since. >> reporter: and if there's one thing 45-year-old ricky martin sings about, it's living a happy, if sometimes crazy, life. ♪ outside inside-out >> reporter: do you still now, as father of two, do you still have la vita loca in some sense? >> no, the decisions i make today are based on the well-being of my children.
>> reporter: how has fatherhood changed you? >> everything changes. it's not about you anymore. there's no more sleeping late. and i'm only starting. i want a big family. i like the noise of children running around the house. i want daddy's little girl now. see what happens. >> reporter: girl next? >> i think so, yeah. of course, we have to have a balance in the house. >> reporter: are you making plans for that? >> i say we, we are making plans. >> reporter: we is ricky and his syrian-born fiance, they met on instagram. >> and we talked about six months about art and life, nothing sexy. and then i saw him. >> reporter: and when you saw him? >> love at first sight. this is it, it's him. >> reporter: and there's a big day coming up, the wedding. >> we don't know the day yet, but yes, we're engaged.
and we're having a really good time, but yeah, maybe this year. i want a big wedding. i want a three-day celebration, at least. >> reporter: will you sing at your wedding? >> no, i want people singing for me at my wedding. >> reporter: okay, that's fair. ♪ >> reporter: when he considers his life, sometimes he tries to imagine what ricky martin the boy would think of ricky martin the man. so do you think your 6-year-old self would be proud of the ricky martin that is today? >> now he is proud. he wasn't that proud a few years ago, maybe ten years ago, but now he's very proud. my family, they call me kiki. my friends call me kiki. so he would say well done, older kiki.
nearly half of all runners in monday's boston marathon were women. among them was a pioneer who helped lead the way for all of them in a field that used to be dominated by men. here's don dahler. >> 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 welcome to participate in marathons. then, on a cold april morning, 20 year old kathrine switzer set out to change everything. in '67, did you start out to shatter the glass starting line? >> i proved to my coach i could
do it, and i was just there to celebrate. >> reporter: other women had run the boston marathon, none officially. her coach's one condition, that she register as a contestant. >> nobody believed a woman could or would want to run. so why even consider it? >> reporter: a few miles into the race, an official named jock simple spotted her. >> i turned, and i suddenly looked into the face of the angriest guy i'd ever seen. this guy was out of control. he was snarling at me. >> reporter: this now iconic series of photos came to recognize a female athlete's struggle to compete. >> he grabbed me, and he screamed, "get the hell out of my race "! i was just terrified. it was out of the blue. my burrly boyfriend, ex-all american football player took out the official just like that and sent him flying, and my coach said run like hell. >> reporter: she crossed the finish line and never stopped running. following her example, women all around the world took up the sport. today at 70 years old, switzer ran her 40th marathon. >> the higher reason now is is not to prove that women can do it, the higher reason now is to show frankly an older person can stay active and healthy. i want to celebrate in the best
possible way. >> reporter: five decades after first crossing that finish line, kathrine switzer did it again. it's a simple concept. place one foot in front of the other and change the world. don dahler, cbs news, boston. and that's the overnight news for this tuesday, for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back with us a bit later for the morning news and of course cbs this morning. from the broadcast center here in new york city, i'm michelle miller.
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 try 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 asians