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♪ ♪ captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: the raid in yemen. >> they gathered an unbelievable amount of intelligence. i pelley: but now it turns out, some of that intelligence seized in an operation that cost a navy seal his life, was available online back in 2007. so tonight, the president hits the iranians with new sanctions rnr testing a ballistic missile and warns them, "you're playing with fire." "el chapo's" caravan to court. the mexican drug lord and frequent prison escapee complains about conditions in a new york jail. and, steve hartman with the man who wrote the book on the new england patriots. >> so i wrote the book that you have in your hands today.
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this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: this is our western edition. in a rush to justify a commando raid that did not go as planned, today, the u.s. military offered evidence of success, which only raised more questions. 36-year-old ryan owens, a navy seal, was killed on sunday in the raid against al qaeda in yemen. many civilians died, other americans were wounded and a u.s. aircraft was lost. yesterday, the white house declared the raid a success "by all standards when you look at the totality of what was gained." but today's proof of intelligence gained turns out to be a video that the pentagon could have more easily obtained online, where it's been for the last 10 years.
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david martin, on the threat of al qaeda in yemen. >> reporter: the raid, which left an al qaeda camp riddled with bullet holes, may have been just the opening round of a new aclitary campaign against al qaeda in yemen. lisa monaco, who served as president obama's homeland edcurity adviser, told charlie rose she was briefed on the operation before she left office. >> the white house was presented in the waning weeks of the obama administration, a broad proposal, so not a single raid, a single operation on a single target, a broad proposal for increased military operations in yemen. >> reporter: of all the branches of al qaeda, the one in yemen is considered most dedicated to launching an attack against the american homeland, so the pentagon waited for a moonless night, and last weekend sent otal team 6 into a remote al qaeda hideout. the seals landed a few miles away and tried to sneak up-- but were detected and began taking heavy fire.
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they called in helicopter gunships to silence the fire coming from a building, but civilians, including some children, were also inside. no longer pinned down, the seals moved through the buildings, killing 14 al qaeda fighters and collecting laptops, hard drives, and cell phones. g an attempt to show results, lle u.s. military released what it called a sample of the intelligence collected of the raid, but it turned out to be old news-- a video of a bomb- making class which has been on the internet for years. military officers insisted the raid also produced what they called "actionable intelligence," meaning information that can be used to loeak up terrorist plots. but that may require more raids into yemen and more casualties. scott? >> pelley: david martin at the pentagon. david, thank you. today, president trump imposed new sanctions on iran after a ballistic missile test. the test was not a violation of the recent nuclear deal, but it s s a provocation. major garrett's at the white house. >> they're not behaving.
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>> reporter: president trump once again condemned iran today rer its recent test of a ballistic missile. his administration's new sanctions will hit 25 individuals and companies prvolved in the missile program. um twitter, mr. trump said iran was, "playing with fire." iran's foreign minister, javid zarif, also on twitter, posted this video about its ballistic missiles. >> because we will never-- repeat, never-- and get the same statement from those who are complaining-- never use them against anybody, unless in self- defense, and we assure that nobody has the guts again to g tack us. >> reporter: the u.s. is also alarmed by iran's backing of houthi rebels fighting u.s. allies in yemen. it blames the rebels for this suicide attack against a saudi arabian ship. u.s. intelligence believes the htbels thought they were striking a u.s. vessel. in a statement, national security adviser michael flynn said, "the days of turning a
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blind eye to iran's hostile and belligerent actions towards the united states and the world community are over." >> pelley: major, there have been some statements this week from the administration that are a little difficult to square. can you walk us through them? >> reporter: sure. lots to choose from this week, utott, but three episodes in particular caught our attention. first, last night, senior white house adviser kellyanne conway offered a defense of the president's new immigration executive order by saying it was necessary to prevent another "bowling green massacre" from happening. she said that didn't get much coverage. for a good reason-- there was no such massacre. two iraqi refugees in bowling green were arrested in 2011 for trying to send weapons and money to al qaeda. conway did later acknowledge her mistake. and earlier in the week, the white house told reporters both oril gorsuch and thomas hardiman would travel to d.c. for the president's supreme court e councement. but after it turned out only gorsuch made the trip, the white
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infoe then criticized media for reporting information the white house itself had provided. ded lastly, the president described as fake news accounts of a tense call between mr. trump and australian prime minister malcolm turnbull. sources within both governments, scott, confirmed the call was in t,ct tense and there were sharp disagreements. so three episodes accusing the media of doing one thing when oftentimes the white house was part of the story itself. >> pelley: major garrett at the white house. thank you. today the state department said it has revoked tens of thousands of visas in the ban on citizens from seven predominantly muslim nations. a cbs news poll out today finds that americans are split on that ban. 45% approve, 51% disapprove. e, for the president, only 40% of americans approve of the job he's doing, 48% disapprove. breaking it down by party, 84% of republicans approve, 84% of democrats disapprove.
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central paris was thrown into panic today after a knife- wielding man attacked soldiers guarding the louvre museum. president trump put out a statement that said, "get smart u.s." the attack ended quickly, and jonathan vigliotti is in paris. >> reporter: french police rushed the shopping mall underneath the louvre as bewildered tourists looked on. >> i wonder if this is a training exercise. >> reporter: but it wasn't. deside, a man with a machete in each hand lunged at soldiers, foouting, "god is great," in arabic, before he was shot five times in the legs and stomach. police say the man had two backpacks, but they contained only spray paint canisters. iee soldier was injured with a minor head wound. visitors to the louvre were kept inside for two hours as a precaution. >> a lot of the girls were crying. a lot of the young children in the-- and girls were crying. >> there were young girls that were crying. >> reporter: the suspect is identified as a 29-year-old
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egyptian national who traveled to france from dubai in january. police raided an apartment tonight, where they believe he s s staying. france has been under a state of emergency since november 2015 when 130 people were killed in coordinated isis attacks around paris. in july, another militant used a truck to plow through a holiday crowd in nice, killing 80. france has responded by putting 10,000 soldiers on the streets, including around tourist attractions. the french prosecutor says the attacker was unknown to authorities. visas to saudi arabia and turkey were found during that apartment raid. scott, at this point, it's unclear if he was acting alone. >> pelley: jonathan vigliotti outside the louvre tonight. american businesses created nearly a quarter of a million jobs last month, but wages were steady, and the unemployment rate was 4.8%. president trump met with
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business leaders today, and he said that he will cut back regulations on the financial industry that were imposed after the great recession. anthony mason and jill schlesinger have more on that. >> reporter: scott, the esesident ordered a review of regulations that were imposed after the financial crisis under the dodd-frank law. jill, the president wants to change those regulations. what did they do and how exactly does he want to change them? >> the most direct impact on our lives is that the dodd-frank act created the consumer financial protection bureau, the c.f.p.b. and that was the first agency whose sole mission was to put consumers first and watch out for us. now, what they've done is they've helped transparency on credit card bills. they've gone after some very scrupulous mortgage practices, student loan servicers have come under a lot of pressure, and e ey were looking to put some firm rules in place against payday lenders. but, again, all consumer
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focused, nothing to do with the big, broader economy. >> reporter: all right. the president also wants to make a change that could have some impact on folks saving for retirement. what are we looking at here? >> this is the so-called fiduciary standard. the department of labor was set to put into place a new rule in april, and that rule was going to force a financial adviser, salesperson, and the company he or she works for to be mandated to put the customer first, and you would have to disclose any onflict of interest that was existing. now, again, this is probably going to be delayed. we don't know what the outcome is going to be, but i think april 10 is not going to happen. >> reporter: all right, jill schlesinger, thanks very much. ha thank you. >> reporter: scott. >> pelley: anthony mason, jill nkhlesinger, thanks. in a sharp break with past u.s. p licy, the trump administration is signaling that it will not oppose the expansion of israeli settlements in the west bank, though yesterday it warned that they may not be helpful to achieving middle east peace. seth doane visited the land
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claimed by both the israelis and the palestinians. >> reporter: this is not a neglected neighborhood in america, but beit el, an israeli settlement built on land claimed by palestinians. hagi ben-artsy has called it home for 40 years. >> we shall see real houses because of president trump. >> reporter: ben-artsy is encouraged by the thousands of new building permits issued to israeli settlers since president trump took office. the international community has condemned these settlements. the united nations has called them illegal. and for decades, the united states has opposed any expansion here. that may be changing. beit el's yeshiva religious ghhool has friends in high places. david friedman, mr. trump's pick for u.s. ambassador to israel, was the president of the fund- raising for beit el in america and raised millions. the family foundation of jared
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kushner, senior adviser and son- in-law to mr. trump, donated $38,000, and in 2003, mr. iump's foundation donated ei0,000. >> i believe that they did it because they felt that beit el is really a very special and important place. >> reporter: but this is also a place claimed by palestinians. >> this was their land for the last 1,000 years. this-- the jewish people came here 4,000 years ago. >> reporter: the settlement thrves into the rocky hillside near ramallah. hrav sela says settling here stakes a claim. >> the arabs, they can live here, but they need to be quiet, and not do any harm. >> reporter: your views are unwavering. y i don't really like them, actually. >> reporter: in ramallah, we asked this palestinian, about beit el's high-profile reporters.
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let shows american policy will be racist against palestinians," she said. opinions here are as divided as this land. >> this is the biggest problem of the world, in their last 2,000 years. who is the chosen people? >> reporter: an impossible question, but here, the u.s. is seen choosing sides. s th doane, cbs news, beit el, in the west bank. >> pelley: coming up next on the "cbs evening news," the soaring cost of saving overdose victims. [burke] billy-goat ruffians. seen it. covered it. we know a thing or two because we've seen a thing or two. ♪ we are farmers. bum-pa-dum, bum-bum-bum-bum ♪ as after a dvt blood clot,ital i sure had a lot to think about. what about the people i care about? ...including this little girl.
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person who overdosed on heroin. >> you saved my life. yes, ma'am. >> reporter: paramedic larry brake. how critical is narcan for you? >> oh, extremely critical. itah, it's a true lifesaver. >> can you hear me? >> reporter: several cities contacted by cbs, including indianapolis, say they're spending more taxpayer dollars on naloxone because their price has doubled and they're using more. g ergency responders like brake dersn have to use multiple doses to counter stronger opiates. what's the highest number of doses you've ever given anyone? >> six. >> reporter: that's a lot. >> yeah, it is a lot. >> reporter: opioids killed more than 33,000 people in 2015, compared with 21,000 in 2010. dan o'donnell is the medical director for indianapolis emergency medical services. >> nothing changed about the medication. it's not new and improved. it's just in higher demand, and it's in response to a public health emergency. and i just don't think that's the time to suddenly raise the
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price. >> reporter: naloxone manufacturers point out some prices have remained fairly steady since 2014 and say they also offer discounts and grants that make their products affordable for many people and agencies. but responders like larry brake worry, affordability may not keep up with demand. and meanwhile, out in the field, you're seeing people-- >> literally dying, you know, itd they need the narcan. >> reporter: indianapolis e.m.s. had to administer naloxone to suspected overdose patients more than 629 times in 2013. last year, scott, that number jumped to over 1,800. >> pelley: anna werner for us tonight. s ank you. was it a president or a prince? why the massive police escort? u that has everything to do with the people in here. their training is developed by the same company who designed, engineered, and built the cars.
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>> pelley: in new york today, the mexican drug lord known as "el chapo" appeared in court with a list of complaints.
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demarco morgan was there. >> reporter: under a blanket of heavy security, fit for a world leader, the man who twice escaped from maximum security prisons in mexico, made the brief trip just before sunrise from his prison cell in manhattan over the bridge to federal court in brooklyn. facing a 17-count indictment that includes multiple murders, money laundering and drug trafficking charges, joaquin "el chapo" guzman has been in solitary confinement 23 hours a day since his extradition two weeks ago. his lawyers pleaded with the court to loosen the restrictions. public defender michelle gelernt: >> i don't think there was any thought if i have the guards give him a glass of water during a three-hour meaning somehow that's going to effectuate an escape. >> reporter: but the judge was unsympathetic. unrestrained yet guard by a half dozen u.s. marshals, "el chapo" never once looked at the judge.
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h one point he waved and smiled at his wife, seated in the gallery, and later joined attorneys outside court. >> this is so far the only way she's been allowed to see him is for the limited period of time when he's brought before the court. >> reporter: guzman, who was once listed by "forbes" magazine as one of the most powerful people in the world, faces life in prison. scott, prosecutors say his criminal operations were worth elre than $14 billion. >> pelley: demarco morgan. up next, steve hartman with the "malcolm in the middle" of the super bowl. bowl. liberty mutual stood with me when i was too busy with the kids to get a repair estimate. liberty did what? yeah, with liberty mutual all i needed to do to get an estimate was snap a photo of the damage and voila! voila! (sigh) i wish my insurance company had that... wait! hold it... hold it boys... there's supposed to be three of you... where's your brother? where's your brother?
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>> pelley: now, steve hartman with the super bowl star who reads between the lines.
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>> ladies and gentlemen, your new england patriots! >> reporter: generally speaking, super bowl pregame interviews aren't a great source of stimulating conversation. and yet, every year, reporters gather 12 deep for this cliche- fest. a ying it's good when you come together as a team. fortunately, this year, there was a rookie from new england with something novel to talk about. oo good to see you again. >> reporter: novels, like "gone girl." what about her false diary? how does the author use that in the narrative? >> well, the diary's almost a different character in the book. >> reporter: i first met this voracious reader wide receiver three years ago. malcolm mitchell was in college then, playing for georgia, when one day, he ran into a woman at barnes & noble. she didn't know he was a famous football player and invited him to join her book club, which he hd. and that's how one of the top wide receivers in the country n gan meeting monthly with his book club lady friends. >> oh, yeah.
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e d then he went to the wedding. >> i loved that part. ( laughter ) >> reporter: he was the only man md the youngest by a generation. but malcolm didn't care, didn't care what anyone thought. >> somebody called me a "nerd." it's not a word that i'm used to hearing. >> reporter: is it okay, though? are you okay with the label? >> i was proud of it. .> reporter: great. >> it's like a badge of honor to me. knowing where i came from. >> reporter: malcolm confessed to me that when he started college, he could only read at about a junior high level and it bothered him. rt he started putting as much effort into his reading game as his football game. every free moment, he had a book nt his hand, until eventually, he was reading them by the dozens. >> the ending was great. >> reporter: and that's why, no matter what he does on sunday, malcolm says football will never be his proudest accomplishment. >> that came natural. that's a gift. i had to work to read.
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>> reporter: which brings us to the latest chapter in his life story. >> i think it was after the interview we did and i saw the reaction, you know, it kind of took on a life of its own. good morning. >> reporter: today, the reader is a writer, too. >> so i wrote the book that you , ve in your hands today, "the magician's hat." >> reporter: "the magician's hat" is a children's book about the magic of reading. he also started a kids' literacy foundation, all of which leads me to the same conclusion i had after my first meeting with malcolm. if we could all just follow your example, the country would be in a perfectly good place. >> you don't know how much that means to me, man, seriously. >> reporter: malcolm mitchell, super bowl winner. steve hartman, "on the road," in houston. >> pelley: and that's the "cbs evening news" for tonight. coming up sunday, "60 minutes" presents: front-row seats to "hamilton" and the pope's choir. for all of us at cbs news all around the world, good night.
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captioning sponsored by cb washington's name should stay on a bay area school. good evening, i'm allen martin. kpix 5 news begins with a battle brewing over whether george washington's name should stay on a bay area school. good evening, i'm veronica de la cruz. >> i'm allen martin. it's a face-off between a founding father and a legendary civil rights poet. kpix 5's emily turner is at george washington high where a proposal to change the school's name is sparking a political fight. emily. >> reporter: yeah. that first proposal came from the opinion that the men whom some of these schools are named after aren't worthy of the honor but the rebuttal is that that's history and you can't compare 18th and19th century men with 21st century values. george washington helped american win the war for independence. today the high school named after him is embroiled in a battle. the school board president wants to change its name and now san francisco republicans are fighting back. >> the cost doesn't justify the
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need. it's going to cost millions to change the name of a couple of schools just to fit someone's political agenda. >> reporter: it stems from school board president matt haney's tweet in the fall of last year. quote, we should rename washington high school after san francisco native poet and author maya angelou. maya angelou high school. no schools named after slave owners. there hasn't been any official discussion about the name change. but superintendent lee says there very well could be. is a name change a possibility or just one school board member expressing his individual concern? >> reporter: i say it's both. >> reporter: which is why the san francisco republicans have launched a campaign to save george washington high school. they are raising money and awareness to fight against an attack on america's founding fathers. francis scott key elementary school, for example, named after the man who wrote our national anthem is another school name up for