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york city. it's friday, april 21st, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." breaking overnight. with time running out before a lethal drug expires, arkansas executed its first inmate in more than a decade. terror in paris. overnight police raided the home of the suspect killed by the police in the deadly attack on the city's iconic champs-elysees. this morning isis claims responsibility that left one dead and two others wounded.
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good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, arkansas executed an inmate for the first time in nearly a dozen years after the supreme court rejected a round of last-minute appeals. lee was pronounced dead four minutes before he was to expire. he made no statement. he was one of eight inmates scheduled to be put to death before one of the three drugs used in the execution was to expire on april 30th. the governor said justice has been carried out. >> reporter: arkansas put 51-year-old lydell lee to death overnight. a united supreme court rejected the convicted murderer's appeal hours before his execution. those against capital punishment held a individual outside the
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governor's mansion. a supply of one of its execution drugs expires. that set off a firestorm of debate about the state's protocols and the use of capital punishment in general. arkansas's first three executions were definitely delayed because of court action. one more is in doubt because of legal rulings. lee was sentenced to death for beating deborah reese to death with a tire iron in 1993. her son was just a child when his mom was murdered. he is the embodiment of evil that should never have to exist in this world. >> reporter: but kevin young said he's a brother they didn't know. >> reporter: he maintained his innocence until he took his last
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breath. the others' deaths remain unclear. this morning a man with possible links to a deadly shooting on the champs-elysees turned himself in to police. police searched a home in the paris suburb also believed to be linked to yesterday's attack that left an officer dead. two others were wounded. isis says it's behind the attack. hena daniels is here with the latest. good morning, hena. >> good morning, anne-marie. it's enforcing its security with 50,000 officers along with its elite units to ensure citizens' protection following yesterday's attack and this sunday's presidential election. they raided a home in paris overnight searching for clueses into thursday's deadly attack along the champs-elysees.
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authorities are trying to determine if one or more people were involved. a man with a weapon opened fire along the iconic avenue. as panicked restaurantgoers hit the floor, one held his cell phone to catch a video of the suspect. the gunman killed at least one officer and wounded two other officers and a female tourist before he was taken out by police. in a televised address last night french president francois hollande called the attack terroristic in nature. he was identified. >> i'd say it's a terrible thing that's going on in world today. >> as it continues to unfold, president trump expressed his
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condolences from washington. vice president pence offered similar sentiments. >> we will not end our effort to end terrorism. >> it's leading up to the presidential election this sunday and the french president will meet with his national defense and security council this morning. anne-marie? >> hena tan yals here in new york. thank you so much, hena. president trump plans to attend a nato meeting in belgium next month. the president has complained the u.s. tributes more to the military alliance than it receive, a subject he brought up during a meeting with the italian prime minister yesterday. later during a briefing mr. trump dismissed the possibility of u.s. intervention in libya. >> a great welcome -- >> security was one of the topics at the white house with the prime minister. during a briefing that followed president trump was asked if america would join italy in the battle against isis in libya. >> i think the united states has
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right now enough roles. we're in a role everywhere. so i do not see that. i do see a role in getting rid of isis. >> when asked about north korea, president trump started talking about getting help from china to end north korea's nuclear program when he made this unusual statement. >> some movement has been made in the last two or three hours, and i really have confidence the president will try really hard. we don't know whether or not they will be able to do that but i have confidence he'll be trying very, very hard. >> once again he called the obama agreement brokered with iran -- >> we'll have something to say about it in the not too distant future but iran has not lived up to the agreement. >> the state department delivered a statement reporting
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that iran is living up to the terms f the deal. an egyptian worker who has been imprisoned for nearly four years will visit the white house today. president trump intervened to release him during a meeting with the egyptian president earlier this month. he was acquitted of child abuse charges this week and returned to the u.s. yesterday. she and her husband aided street. they say the charges were bogus and she was caught up in the crackdown on civil society. this morning the attorney general jeff sessions is taking heat for remarks he made about hawaii and a honolulu-based federal judge. the honolulu star tiezer described the comments as a dis on the state. here's what he said in a statement on the radio on tuesday. >> i'm really amazed that a judge sitting on an island on
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the pacific can issue an order that stops the president from the united states from what appears to be clearly his statutory and constitutional powers. >> both u.s. senators from hawaii were quick to defend their island in the pacific. he said sessions' comments were ignorant and dangerous. he reminded him of the 2013 vote confirming the very judge he criticized. it's important that the judge is considering charging wikilea wikileaks. he remains holed up in the ek dorian embassy in london. prosecutors are trying to determine if charges can be brought on information stolen. ahead on "cbs this morning," jeff pegues will have the latest on the wikileaks investigation. critics are outraged following reports that bill
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o'reilly's payout could be as high as $25 million. >> shame on fox! shame on fox! shame on fox! >> protesters demanding a change in the fox corporate culture demonstrated outside fox yesterday. o'reilly was fire after multiple sexual harassment allegations and an internal investigation. at a houston hospital visiting hours brought a meeting of two former presidents. george bush dropped by yesterday the see his father george h.w. bush. he was admitted a week oeg due to a case of mild pneumonia. doctors say he's gaining strength and is in good spirits. >> coming up on the "morning news" now, oval office visit and rock stars and a former governor gets time. paisley park honors prince. this is the "cbs morning news." the first water gel foundation with hyaluronic acid it plumps, quenches... delivers a natural, flawless look.
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a year ago today prince died of an apparent painkiller overdose, but his fans won't have new music to remember him by. a judge temporarily blocked the release of six previously unheard cuts. the singer's estate says the sound engineer who produced them broke his deal with prince. paisley park kicked off a prince tribute, though, and some unusual guests at the white house. the "star tribune" of minneapolis covered a musical trib to prince at his home. the fans paid a visit. they paid up to a thousand for a ticket. the four-day celebration featured live music and a prince concert. the "washington post" says a new proposal would let insurers charge people more with pre-existing conditions. they would be covered by risk
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pools. no votes are scheduled. "the new york times" notes that president trump spent four hours hosting celebrity guests at the white house. kid rock, sarah palin, and ted nugent dropped in for dinner, a tour, and a policy chat. the "san francisco chronicle" updates the feud over an kouann coulter. she rejected a new date and said she can't do that date and there are no classes at berkeley that week. new york's "daily news" reports eli manning's emotional denial of a fraud accusation, a lawsuit filed by collectors claims he passed off fake memorabilia as genui genuine. >> i have no reason, nor have i ever had any reason o do anything of that nature. i have done nothing wrong and i have nothing to hide and when
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the dow rose 174 points. president trump is expected to sign an executive order today. the order directs the treasury secretary to review the regulations and then determine if any impose an undue financial burden on taxpayers or add undue complexities. the president will also order a review of corporate tax regulations. general motors is the latest u.s. company ending its business in venezuela. on wednesday the government seized the company all related to a 20-year-old lawsuit. they've battled economic troubles including food shortage and triple-digit inflation. the card's no thicker than other
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a new lawsuit claims that the maker of high end headphones is spying on its users. meg oliver explains. >> reporter: when music fans put on their high-end headphones, they may feel like they're in their own private world but a lawsuit against one of the most popular manufacturers claims just the opposite, that bose is spying. >> basically it's accusing bose of eavesdropping on its customers when they use the headphones. they come with a free bose connect app for personal icing settings. the suit claims the company uses that app to track customers' music, podcasts, and lectures, and then sells that information. dan ackerman says to read the
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fine print. >> it my be information from bluetooth or other apps on your phone. >> reporter: audio choices can reveal a lot about a person including potential clues to their religion or sexual orientation. the suit complains that by selling that information, bose is violating customer privacy. >> you would pt recommend downloading this app. >> i think people generally own load too many apps and sign up for too many services. the headphones work just fine. you don't need the app. >> reporter: bose has declined requests to comment. it's a way to speak into customers' private lives. meg oliver, cbs news, new york. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," academy award-winning producer brian grazer on his new series, "genius: on the life of albert einstein." i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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a new study is raszing more health concerns about diet soda. dr. jon lapook explains. >> reporter: about one out of every five americans consume diet drinks. that's more than 3 billion gallons a year. >> i prefer diet because i think it tastes better. >> reporter: researchers analyze ten years of data where people gave detailed information about their eating and drinking habits. over five a decade, 5% develope dementia, but other causes such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or high cholesterol might be to blame. matthew pozze is with the
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framingham heart and health study. can you clear this up? >> sure. drinking diet sodas might cause an increase in diabetes or before overweight. >> what do you recommend? >> i suggest that people drink water instead. >> that's your water cooler advice. >> that's my water cooler advice. >> this kind of study cannot prove cause and effect. people who start drinking diet soda may already be at increased risk for dementia because they're overweight or have die bees bea tees. in that case, the soda could just be an innocent bystander. dr. jon lapook, cbs news, new york. our top stories this morning, arkansas executed an inmate for the first time in nearly a dozen years. lidell lee was put to death after the supreme court rejected a string of appeals. he had no final words and witnesses say he did not appear to suffer. he was convicted in the death of
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a neighbor. the state had scheduled eight executions over an 11-day period this month because one of the drugs it uses a sedative expires on april 30th. and the champs ee lay say is open in paris after yesterday's deadly attack. a lone gunman opened fire on a police bus. one officer was killed. two other officers and a civilian were wounded. the police officers killed the gunman. knives and a gun were found in the gunman's car. another man who may have been involved turned himself in to belgium police. police searched a home outside paris. isis claimed responsibility for the shooting. the first round of the presidential election takes place on sunday. one manatee has been declassified after a draw massic increase in its population. scientists say i mate do more harm than good. john black-tone introduces
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us to a permit in the colorado rockies who now may be one the most sought after scientists in the world. and brian grazer will be here this morning to talk about his new series "genius." that's it for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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>> this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. new this morning, bullet casings literary philadelphia street an innocent man sleeping in his bed is almost shot. we're live with more on the close call. >> disturbing allegations against a soccer coach. what police say he did to one every his players that put him behind bars. and after a paris landmark becomes a terror target, police say they finds evidence in the alleged gunman's car. today is friday, april 21, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm jan carabeo. rahel solomon is off today. let's get check of today's forecast with katie and meisha with traffic. tgif. >> you said it, tgif, just talking how excited it is friday. come on,


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