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>> we gathered an unbelievable amount of intelligence. >> 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 backin 2007. so tonight, the president hits the iranians with new sanctions for testing a batilliscis msile and warns them, "you're playing with fire." "el chapo's" caravan to court. the menxica 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 anenglda ptriots. >> so i wrote the book that you have in your hands
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captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.
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just the opening round of a new military campaign against al qaeda in yemen. lisa monaco, who served as president obama's homeland security adviser, told charlie rose she was briefed on the operation before she left office. >> the white house was presented in the wayneing 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 fair moonless night, and last weekend sent seal team 6 into a remote al qaeda hideout. the seals landed a fuel miles away and tried to sneak up-- it but were detected and began taking heavy fire. they called i
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gunships but civilians, including some children, were also inside. no longer pinned down, the seals moved through the building killing al qaeda fighters and collecting laptops, hard drives, and cell phones. in an attempt to show results, the u.s. military released a sample of the intelligence collect oltd raid, but it turned out to be old news-- a voof 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 break 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 was a provocation. major garrett's at the white house. >> they're not behaving
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once again condemned iran today for its recent test of a ballistic missile. his administration's new sanction will hit 25 individuals and companies involved in the missile program. on 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 consider rcomplaining-- never use them against anybody, unless in self-defense, and we assure that nobody has the guts to gain to attack 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 will the rebels thought they were striking a u.s. vessel. in a statement, national security adviser michael flynn said, "the days of turning a blind eye to iran's
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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, scott, but three episodes in particular caught our attention. first, last night, senior white house adviser kellyanne conway offered a defense of the administration's new immigrant executive order by saying it was necessary to prevent another "both 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. con way did later acknowledge her mistake. and earlier in the week, the administration told the media that gorsuch and hardiman would travel too d.c. but after it turned out only
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gorsuch made the trip, the administration criticized the meetia for reporting information they provided. and they called fake news accountes of a tense call between president trump and malcolm turnbull. sources from both governments confirmed the call was fact nact tense and there were sharp agreements. three episodes of accusing the media for doing one thing when oftentimes the white house was part of the story itself. >> pelley: 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. as 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. inside, a man with a machete in each hand lunged at soldiers, shouting, "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. one 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-
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to france from dubai in january. police raided an apartment tonight, where they believe he was staying. france has been under a state of emergency since november 2015 when 130 people were killed in coordinate 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. but 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%. buesident trump met with
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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 president 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.p.p.b. and it 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, and they were looking to put some firm rules in place against payday lenders. but, again, all consumer focused, nothio
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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 sheer works for to be mandated to put the customer first, and you would have to disclose any conflict 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 gog happen. >> reporter: all right, jill schlesinger, thanks very much. >> thank you. >> reporter: scott. >> pelley: anthony mason, jill schlesinger, thanks. in a sharp break with past u.s. policy, 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
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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 school 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
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kushner, senior adviser and son-in-law to mr. trump, donated $38,000, and in 2003, mr. trump's foundation donated $10,000. >> 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 carves into the rocky hillside near ramallah. merav 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 unwavering. >> i don't really like them, actually. >> reporter: in ramallah, we asked this palestinian, about beit el's high-profile
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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. seth 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- rgoatuffians. 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. and what if this happened again?
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another 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. yeah, it's a true lifesaver. >> can you hear me? >> reporter: several cities contacted by cbs, including indianapolis, say they're spend manager taxpayer dollars on naloxone because their price has doubled and they're using more. emergency responders like brake often have to use multiple doses to counter stronger opiates. what's the highest number of dose 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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>> 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 blak larry e worry affordability may not keep up with demand. and meanwhile out in the field you're seeing people-- >> literally dying, you know, and 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 over8 100. >> pelley: anna werner for us tonight. thank 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. they've got the parts, tools, and know-how to help keep
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demarco morgan was there. >> reporter: under a blanket of heavy security, 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 eeffectuate an escape. >> reporter: but the judge was unstek: restrained yet guard by a half dozen u.s. marshals, "el chapo" never once
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judge. at one point he waved and smiled at his wife seated i seated in e 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 more than $14 billion. >> pelley: demarco morgan. up next, steve hartman with the "malcolm in the middle" of the super 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? hey, where's charlie?
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>> pelley: now steve hartman with the super bowl star who resident between the lines.
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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. saying 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. >> 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 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 thoim join her book club, which he did. and that's how one of the top wide receivers in the country began meeting monthly with his book club lady friends. >> oh,
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and then he went to the wedding. >> i loved that part. ( laughter ) >> reporter: he was the only man and 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. so he started putting as much effort into his reading game as his football game. every free moment, he had a book in 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
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the latest chapter in his life story. >> after the interview we did and i saw the reaction 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 have 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 stairtd kids' literacy foundation all of which leads me to the same conclusion i had after first meeting 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
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i'm behaving [ shutting ] >> president trump will do everything he -- [ shutting ] >> president trump will do everything -- [ shouting ] >> president trump will do everything he can. >> we're just two weeks into the trump presidency, and what a second week it has been. ron myer is a presidential analyst. >> reporter: in his second week in office, donald trump banned immigration from seven mainly muslim nations for 90 days.


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