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this is al jazeera america alive from new york city. here are today's top stories. the candidates out in full force. donald trump, does he or doesn't he disavow an endorsement from a form yr kkk leader. >> we got decimated. that's what happened bernie sanders admits his campaign was hit hard but vows
to keep fighting. the hispanic vote, experts say the growing demographic will likely decide the next electio . beginning with the u.s. presidential campaign tonight alabama senator has endorsed donald trump for president. it is another one from david duke that is creating controversy. he declined to disavow the endorsement saying he doesn't know anything about david duke >> i have to look at the group. i don't know what group you're talking about. i have to look. if you would send me a list of the groups, i will do research on them and certainly i would disavow if i thought there was something wrong. you may have groups in there that would be fine. give me a list and i will let
you know. >> i'm just talking about david duke and kkk here >> i don't know him. i don't believe i've ever met. i just don't know anything about him the controversy began just days before super tuesday when voters in 12 states will go to the polls. the primary day could be decisive in determinative who will get the nomination. our correspondent is live from dallas, texas, where the stakes are high. what exactly does this latest incident mean for donald trump especially so close to such a pivotal day in the race? >> reporter: if it would have been anyone else, i think conventional wisdom would say their campaign is in big trouble but not over. this was donald trump and he is anything but conventional. so it is hard to make any predictions about this guy. it is safe to say that he feels
the heat. after getting that cnn interview he tried to back track: >> i didn't even know he endorsed me. david duke endorsed me? i disavow. okay? >> reporter: so that was in response to reporters question outside of this rally on friday. of course, this all started earlier in the week when david duke, who is a former kkk grand wizard, told his show listeners that any vote not for trump would be a treason for your heritage how are other republicans responding? gentleman ted cruz and marco rubio have both immediately taken to twitter to condemn trump and rubio later said this at one of his campaign events. >> we cannot be a party that
nominates someone who refuses to condemn white supremists and kkk. >> reporter: ted cruz not skipping a beat. on twitter says that the kkk is abhorrent and that donald trump should be better than this. cruz has the most to lose here in texas on super tuesday. this is his home state. a news poll shows cruz leading by 11 points ahead of trump. if cruz does not win here, they say he may as well toss in the towel how are the democrats paying attention to texas? >> reporter: with 155 delegates here at stake everyone is concentrating on texas. sanders was in dallas and in austin yesterday with big turn outs there. hillary clinton visited houston just eight days ago and tomorrow her husband will be her
surrogate campaigning in three texas cities thank you for that. hillary clinton is hitting the campaign trail hard a day after a decisive win over bernie sanders in south carolina. as our correspondent explains, her victory among black voters may decide the raise >> reporter: the focus now turns to super tuesday and contests like the caucuses here in minnesota. after hillary clinton beat bernie sanders the democratic contest could soon be effectively over >> we just got here. >> reporter: she is on the verge of seizing control of the democratic race. after her resounding win in south carolina, she campaigned sunday in tennessee, one of the 11 states with delegates up for grabs on super tuesday. she want by in south carolina.
she didn't let up >> tomorrow this campaign goes national. >> reporter: in the aftermath of the laws sanders had few things to say >> we got decimated. >> reporter: the loss exposed his weakness with a critical element of the democratic party, african americans. if bernie sanders fails the next one, she will bee heading for the win and bernie sanders heading to losing the election. clinton is calling for democrats to unite, turning her attacks on donald trump and anticipating a match-up in the general election instead of building walls, weed need to be tearing down
barriers. -- - we need to be tearing down barriers. we need to show that we really are in this together >> i give you bernie sanders. >> reporter: instead of south carolina, saturday night sanders rallied with supporters in minnesota, a super tuesday state he thinks he can win. he called for justice. he asked clinton to release her speeches >> if you get $225,000 for a speech, it must be a really excellent wonderful speech and, therefore, you should be very proud to release the transcript of that speech. >> reporter: in the crowd supporters knew of the route in south carolina but weren't ready to give up. >> imdiscouraged, but people wrote obama off and look at what he was able to do. >> reporter: bernie sanders says he is ready for a drawn-out fight for the nomination, but
super tuesday and the contest in the few few weeks will decide whether that fight will be worth it super tuesday like texas and colorado include large blocks of hispanic voters. while the voting block traditionally leans left, republicans on the right are working extra hard to prove themselves. >> reporter: donald trump made a big deal of winning the latino vote in the nevada caucus >> do you know what i am really happy about, because i've been saying it for a long time, 46% with the hispanics. no.1 with hispanics. >> reporter: he left out the fact that less than 8% of the nearly 80,000 republicans who voted in the caucus are hispanic >> how many of you are first-time record goers?
>> reporter: 27.3 voters are eligible to vote in this years election >> no candidate can win without our vote. >> reporter: they mostly lean towards the democrats with hillary clinton slightly favorited overall. >> most likely to win the general next november. >> as i understand it, we won the latino vote for us. >> reporter: according to a new washington post survey 81% hispanics nationwide have appear australian favorable view of donald trump and only 16% would vote for him over a democratic presidential candidate. if it holds up, a margin like that could decide the election. >> we are the party of diversity, not the democratic
party >> reporter: the poll also suggests that marco rubio and ted cruz would do far better than trump >> our people are still a great pupil judge both rubio and cruz site their roots arse part of any appeal >> the most powerful issue is the burning desire to leave your children better off than yourself. you can only do that in free enterprise, not socialism. >> reporter: analysis from the polling firm latino decisions suggests that the nominee will need to win 47% of the hispanic vote to become the next president joining me now from washington dc is break and enter wilks. -- b refreshings ent wilks. >>-- brent the primary last night
showed us how important a specific demographic is, in this case the african-american vote for hillary clinton. will the hispanic vote be important in other states like texas and colorado? >> it certainly is. i don't want to diminish the african-american vote because it is important to democrats, but because it is a swing vote, you see go from 20% of the vote to over 40% of the vote, this is an important voting block because it can make such a dramatic change from one party to another. in an election, of course, that means that this vote could be the one to determine who is elected president all right. we've got to talk about donald trump here. entrance polling from nevada showed that he won 45% of hispanics who voted in the republican caucuses to which he claimed he is number one with his panics-- hispanics.
your thought >> it is completely false. you just cited that his unfavorable ultimately rating is skyrocketing. it is over 80%. we have never seen a candidate with that negative from the latino community before. they feel he is not somebody who share their values. he will vote against them. just the limited number in the nevada that he won a few of them means he is in a position to take the latino vote. he is going to drive them away from the republican party and that's something they have to be careful about clearly he is getting votes from the latino community so what is drawing them to him? >> well, i would say it's probably the same thing. if you look at african-american voters, yes, they vote 90% democratic and 10% republicans. that's not something to be proud
of. the number of voters in nevada that voted for donald trump were less than 10% of that. it's not something that - this is about as bad as it gets and i think that's where he gets right now. it could get worse. he is going to be a big problem for the party. he will not only not be present because he is going to lose of latino vote, but he the probably hurt a lot of republicans in down state in the senate and in the house because of his anchor that he will be putting on the republican party this election many experts are starting to pretty much accept that donald trump will become the nominee. how do you think a donald trump presidency will affect the latino community at large? >> you will probably see a large
turn out, because they're very engaged in this election, they've seen how damaging his words are and how his policies could hurt their families and to really deny opportunity, whether it be education, place or immigration, and because of that they are attuned to this election. they are planning to participate. we've seen the enthusiasm. you did a clip on some of our iowa campaign. we went from 1000 voters to over 13,000 in this caucus. so the trend is that latino voters are engaging like they never have before appeared they will be voting against donald trump and his policies. that's a big problem for republicans. they've got to stop donald trump, which is the best play of action, or they've got to figure out what they're going to do because they're going to be in trouble if he is the standard bearer for the party looking at the election
overall do you believe the candidate must win the majority of the hispanic vote to become the president of the u.s.? >> the latino vote is growing every year. we're expecting 13 million latinos to vote in this election. because of the surge it could be 14 million. what we've seen is that every election is grows substantially, and so yes, i wouldn't want to say that you have to - the republican doesn't have to win outright a majority, but they have to get pretty close in order to be in contention. that's a huge problem, i think, as the republican party starts to look at the general election, they've got a serious situation on their hand. the fact that a lot have been turned off after some has gone after them and they're seen as less as the rest of the country.
donald trump, his comments today about the kkk and david duke are not going to help him. he is driving away the minority vote and no president can win by using that strategy thank you very much for joining us. >> thanks for having me on tonight a former official with the chris christie campaign condemned the new jersey governor for his endorsement of donald trump. a statement reads: he reacted to her comments. >> i love her, she say great friend to me. we, obviously, from that statement have a difference of political opinion. that's okay. that's what makes this country great, is that people can have
differences of political opinion. so meg has always been free to express her views and i honor her and we absolutely our relationship with her and i'm sure it will continue chris christie also denying that he told a reporter with the new hampshire union leader that he would not endorse donald trump. still ahead, the results are in on a swiss referendum that would require the deportation of migrants who commit low-level crime. more on a measure to protect children from child trafficking which is having an opposite effect. the week ahead, the supreme court will hear a landmark case for abortion rights. that's in our next hour. stay with us.((úz@úxóxkxñ($
swiss voters rejected a proposal to deport foreigners who commit a law, murder or rape, or speeding or burglary within a ten year span. 100,000 signatures were collected. >> translation: my children were born here. followed their entire school years here. if i do something foolish? they throw them out. so i note no 100%. >> translation: yes. we are relieved because first of all it is a landslide victory. you know we are in negotiation
with the e.u. and this is also a sign of openness that the swiss people gave today final results show 58% of voters oppose the automatic deportations. turn out was more than 62%, the highest for a referendum in 20 years. in greece today more than 3,000 refugees arrived on lesbos. 350 have to be rescued from the sea. the migration minister warns up to 70,000 migrants could be trapped in the country in the coming weeks. he hopes a nato plan to crackdown on smugglers will help to stem the flow. a ceasefire in syria has entered its second day with climbs it is already been violated. russian, iranian and government forces have not stopped hostilities according to one official. 26 air strikes were carried out today targeting rebels that are abiding by the truce. the air strikes are causing more
and more syrians to migrate to the border. they're being called ethnic cleansing. >> reporter: this camp is home to tens of thousands of syrians who have been recently displaced as a direct result of russian air strikes. this piece of land not far from the border with turkey used to be empty. now thousands of tents are cramped together separated by winding footpaths and narrow streets. they're lined by boys and girls who have had their childhood robbed to them by war. this baby is two weeks hold. his father and pregnant mother fled their home three weeks ago when air strikes began targeting the town >> translation: we left our homes because of the air strikes. they were nonstop. they didn't spare anybody >> reporter: they slept in a car
for a week before the baby mother went into labor. it was only after the baby was born that they were given a tent. >> translation: they are not targeting i.s.i.l. they are targeting civilians, especially sunnis, they are going after sunnis. >> reporter: the flow of refugees has been going on for you're knows. people say they have been forceably and intentionally removed by russian air strikes and the syrian regime in a bid to ethnically cleanse large parts of northern syria. many people here told us they're fearful that northern syria arabs are being expelled to pave the way for those loyal to the regime. after this man lost his leg eight months ago. he sought refuge elsewhere but
that was bombed too. >> translation: they are bombing our towns to empty them of the indigenous groups. >> reporter: ankara says it is refusing to let these people in. turkish aid agencies are delivering food and blankets, but the prime minister said accepting refugees would be contributing to what his government says is the goal of changing the demographics of syria. there isn't a city in syria that hasn't been affected by this civil war and there isn't a child here who doesn't seem haunted by all the death after destruction. these children are too young to differentiate between nationality. unfortunately for them they have been born into a war that appears to be carve up their homeland along those lines a ban on international adoptions was imposed by the government three years ago in response to child abuse reports from the u.s.
what was supposed to protect children now has opened the way to a lieu kative business-- lucrative business in child exporting. >> reporter: these children are orphaned or abandoned and are in this hostel in this city. this woman was found aalone in the streets of one of the townships. there r92 children here waiting for adopted but the government suspended adoptions four years ago and it has been tough for the home. >> translation: we have to keep children who have already been adopted and we are still receiving new rivals. it is-- arrivals. it is heart to take care of all of them. >> reporter: things may get better-- it is hard to take care of all of them. >> reporter: many have been
lucky to be adopted. after years of waiting, they can join adopted families in france. you will find many abandoned children here. the ban on international adoptions was meant to protect such vulnerable children, some of whom the government says end up being abused in foreign countries. but since the ban, there have been more reported cases of child smuggling. this woman says her four year old twins were taken from her in her village. she says she followed reports they had been taken to an orphanage in the capital but arrived too late. all she can go on now is a picture of a man that she was told has her children in the u.s. >> translation: i want my children to be returned. i'm not asking for anything else. i've been sleeping on the floor. i have been robbed. i won't go back home without my
children. >> reporter: this runs one of the international adoption-- this man runs the international adoption center. >> translation: if passed, the law will have a provision for monitoring progress of the children when they leave the country. if properly implemented, child trafficking will be a thing of the past >> reporter: back at the home they may be too young to understand how a new improved law may help them, but those who take care of the children say they want to see them placed with loving families, here or abroad still ahead on al jazeera, recent anti-gay comments from a sports professional. big changes are happening for cuba, including the medical industry.
donald trump accepted an endorsement from alabama senator. hillary clinton and bernie sanders are campaigning today ahead of super tuesday primaries. hillary clinton made stops. she won the south carolina thanks largely to the support from the black community. bernie sanders held rallies in oklahoma. a proposal to deport foreigners who break the law would have applied for deportation of foreigners but it was declined. last week nike cut ties with boxer. it is was a tough decision. he was running for the house of representatives in his home country of the philippines. when he said gay people are
"worse than animals", and the backlash was swift. he was denounced immediately. he apologised for offending anyone but stood behind his opposition to same-sex marriage. nike issued a statement saying. joining me now to talk more about this is the founder of outsports.com. thank you for joining us. >> sure thing first i want to ask you, is it somewhat of a setback to have someone like him arguably the biggest boxer in the world say such hateful things about the lgbt community. >> no. i think it's great. without people saying this, we don't have the conversations we need to have.
i would much rather home phobic-- homophobic speech on this. without something like that, these things being saying, the conversation doesn't get advanced. so i'm thrilled an athlete says something like this, even though i obviously totally disagree with characterising me as worse than an animal how important is it to have a major sports icon like nike speak so loudly on this subject. >> it is pretty hunch. this was not some light decision that they made. it was a very serious internal conversation about the values of the company. that's why you have endorsement deals with athletes because you believe the athlete reflects
your company's values. when you have an leet like him say-- athlete saying what he did. he previously said he didn't agree with gay marriages and they disagreed with him but kept him on. after this one, they broke ties with him. he then posted a passage from a bible that said i should be put to death being gay. so nike made a good decision here our conversation we're having today may become a national conversation in the coming weeks because a college basketball player derek gordon is about to become the first openly gay athlete to play in march madness. he came out last year and he faced blat and homophobia--
blatant. when asked about being the first openly gay man player he said: so do you think we're in a situation in the sports world in general where no-one is worrying about sexuality any more? if that's true, why aren't we seeing more athletes coming out? >> there's a lot there of what you just said. i don't know if people are worrying about it, but they're interested in people's sexual orientation. if you're on a team, sex is part of the locker room conversation that happens whether you're in a men's lacker room or a women-- locker room or a women's locker
room. i don't know if they're concerned or worried, but it is of interest to people. i think derek hit the nail on the head. people were super interested in his orientation when he came out. then when he first took the court a couple of seasons ago, being the first openly gay player to play in a basketball game. now it's two years later and, really, nobody cares. they know he is gay. he has been playing for over two years. the same things we saw with jason collins. after the first couple of games, nobody cared any more. it was just how to help the team. i really don't think this is going to be any kind of a story when derek place in the tou tournament what is the chance that he is the only gay player in all of march madness. >> zero okay. shouldn't this inspire somebody. yes, it is old news, but could
this potentially inspire other players to come out or why wouldn't it? >> the reason people don't come out is because they're afraid, afraid of how people are going to react. they're afraid if they believe they're an nba prospect, it will hurt their chances. everyone has reasons for staying in the closet. every time someone comes out, we get an insight into how accepting the sports world is. we have found over the last 10 years sports has changed along with so much of western culture on gay issues this week the mets said they would host pride night at the stadium. it is the first time a professional sports team has sanctioned an event where portions of the proceeds are going to lg of the bt anti bullying programs. do you think more professional teams need to do this in order
to create change industry wide? >> yes. it's not the first time. this is the third event that they have done. i don't know where they're getting that first thing. i actually don't think these events any real impact on culture. the only way at this point we were going to demonstrate how much culture has changed and finished and complete that transformation is for people to come out. we could have level events and fly rambo flags and change policies and give speeches, but nothing is going to transform the issues on lgbt. it doesn't hurt, but the extent to which it helps change culture in sports is minimal do you believe in terms of people coming out, does it need to be people sort of on a bigger
scale than michael sam, than jason collins, than derek gordon. do we need to be seeing bigger names essentially coming out in order to make that change? >> i didn't hard to think there is a coming out than is a bigger scale than michael sam. but i get your point. looking at derek gordon, it is a great point. he is going as an openly gay athlete. he was brought in by a team knowing he was openly gay. that ask all going to advance to the nca tournament. to the extent that they continue to scened once they came out, it helps. jason collins help his team get
to the play offs the season he came out. all of these things help. really the success is what helps thank you for that providing medical services to foreign countries is a marriage source of cuba's national income. the island is eyeing its neighbor to the north as it looks to expand its health tourism industry. our correspondent visited a hospital in havana and has had report >> reporter: riding a horse is strengthening the muscles in this boy's back. he has cerebral palsy and is getting long-term therapy here. two strokes brought this man here all the way from ghana. in almost three months he has made great strides regaining his mobility. so far he has paid $10,000 for day in and day out occupational
speech and physical therapy. >> they have the best value for money here. they have great programs. >> reporter: it sits on 17 hectares. the slaf like to think of it as a hospital and hotel. in its almost 20 years of operation, 52,000 people have come here to heal. primarily from canada, china and europe. people are not coming here for state-of-the-art treatment. the u.s. imposed embargo on cuba hats made it hard for hospital to obtain certain types of equipment and medicine. it has hurt its ability to market, specifically to the u.s. but with ties fully expanding between the two countries, the cuban government has reason to feel optimistic. >> translation: it is a very important market in the u.s., we
could produce programs for them. >> i just wanted to know about it and see what was being done in cuba for myself and to understand it rather than make assumptions about it. >> reporter: whether there's an untapped american market remains to be seen. in the meantime, people such as these two may be the best advertisement for cuba's tourism history. the hope is that these two will soon out of here on their own negative perceptions are proving to be costly in nigeria. people want imported goods at the expense of local businesses, but as al jazeera's correspondent shows us, there is now a push for change. >> you can make them into lertdz slippers >> reporter: shoe maker supports the government's campaign to get
people for people buy goods made in the country. he could sell these shoes for $30 but much more if he had imported skin. >> people don't like buying home-grown goods. they feel those made in nigeria are not superior, which i feel they're having the wrong notion towards it. >> reporter: such attitudes towards local goods may affect the government's campaign. it has already placed a ban on the importation of more than 40 items and restrictions to foreign currency. neither have moved to help the economy in the face of falling oil economy. >> the leaders of the country are the greatest consumers of foreign goods and services in
this country. the leaders of nigeria, all they care about is a gucc ironings bag, rolex watch, holiday houses in dubai, but they should do whatever they can to sustain your economy. >> reporter: critics of the government campaign getting to people buy goods only made in nigeria won't solve the economic crisis. they argue with nearly 70% of people living below the poverty line, people don't have the money for goods. the real is diversifying the economy on the oil. >> electricity is not available. most of the factory has a generator, roads are not there to convey the goods.
so the cost of moving from industries to the markets is extensive. >> reporter: the government says it is working to reduce the oil dependency and improve things for businessmen like this man, who remain optimistic that buying nigerian goods can improve the economy in virginia, a rookie police officer has been killed. police arrived to investigate records of begun shots a police officer opened fired killing one. it was her first day of the job. she had started the process of becoming an officer. >> she felt like she still wanted to do this job. she couldn't get it out of her blood. it was something that she thought she could pour herself into. which is why she reapplied and
sought to be rehired. she had a passion to serve others in a way that went beyond herself she had also been an intern for the department and had a masters degree in forensic science. royal caribbean cruise ship has been put back in service. the captain made a 180. the ship is set to drop anchor on march 2. saving detroit. one restaurant at a time. up next, how colorful cuisine is changing the city. >> reporter: those temperatures are well above average for many locations. as we go towards super tuesday, we are going to watch those states that may have some weather in play. all the details when i return.
not any more. his restaurant features new american cuisine is more than one dozen upscale restaurants in detroit. it has created hundreds of jobs. >> the interest in the local farms, the interest in doing slightly more creative more traditional food is definitely on the rise. >> reporter: over the past three years i would say that it's exploded >> reporter: this woman, a food critic for the metro times,
believes that detroit's bargain real estate market where homes have sold for one grand or less is a huge draw according to a global cities initiative report. more young people are moving into the city and finding a place to live can be tough. the rate stands at 98%. >> i think that if you kind of have a vision or you have an idea of something that may be you heard about in another city, you can make it happen. >> reporter: some have called detroit a food mecca, but daniels disagrees saying some old issues still exist. >> there is a huge amount of poverty within the city. it is very difficult to find a decent grocery store. to be honest a lot of people who live in detroit and who have
lived here for many years might not be able to afford some of the high-end restaurants opening up >> reporter: parks and recreation chef says that she hopes to see the city's down town economic growth reach the neighborhoods. >> people think detroit is ten square miles, but it's not. it's larger. seeing restaurants crop up outside of that will cause the infrastructure to spread, light, water, reliable resources. >> reporter: this restaurant that was voted the best in the region says that the thriving restaurant industry is yet another sign that america's come back city is finding its way. >> if you were to leave and come back, i think five years from now, you would say what the hell, what happened here. this is amazing a top prize for tap water has gone to a tiny community. they won the category at the
international water tasting. clear brook takes home the prize for the best water anywhere in the world. michigan gets the nod for best purified water. the judges says the best bottled water camhs from a company in-- comes from a company in greece. the best flowing water is from bosnia. >> reporter: it is a nice change not to talk about bad weather. we're going to talk about the temperatures that we've been seeing this weekend where they were well above average. new york saw 60 degrees. look at chicago, 57 tomorrow. another warm day for many here tomorrow. right now we do have some rain showers and snow showers pushing across the great lakes. towards tuesday, that is the big voting day, we have a little bit of weather up to that point. rain showers down towards here,
but then on tuesday when a lot of people are going to be getting out, it is here across the central portions of the u.s. down to the river valley. we are going to be seeing a problem with rain that could be heavy and could be severe at times, but i want to break it down by states on who is going to be seeing the weather. for vermont, up to the north, and down to the south where you're voting we are looking at nice conditions with temperatures into the 40s there. as we go down towards georgia, things are not looking too bad towards the south, but rain showers coming into the north. a fairly rainy day, up to vir gen i can't, but-- virginia, but tennessee will see thunder storms. over to parts of texas, even texas, into arkansaw, those states will also be seeing rain and severe weather. so that could cause a little bit of problem in some turn outs for those particular areas. as we take a look at what's happening in parts of minnesota,
it will be cooler. we look at 27 thanks for that. a look at what is coming up in the next hour donald trump's comments about the kkk have over shadowed hillary clinton's huge win. reaction across the political spectrum is coming up. also in the week ahead the supreme court prepares to address a landmark abortion rights case at issue. tougher regulations for womens health clinics. some creative ideas for growing food without water. the so-called blue revolution, just one of the stories ahead in our next hour all right. we will see you soon. in just a few minutes, hollywood's biggest night of the academy awards is due to begin.
al jazeera's correspondent is in hollywood with more. >> reporter: it seems the revenant is the one to watch here. it is up for 12 potential awards compared to 10 for mad max. it did very well at the baftas well. it scored best actor, best picture and best director. the feeling is it could the same three wards tonight. birdman producer is hoping to get the same as well. dicaprio is feeling this is his year. off the red carpet the whole debate here has been about the lack of diversity with the hashtag that came up last year. it is gabbing salma was seen to be snubbed by some. it has resurfaced this year.
we have nominations, all white men and all white women. it is a huge talking talk. the boss has announced some measures that will increase diversity by 2020, but as for now at least this is something that is over shadowing the award. we're going to have chris rock presenting them. he is widely expected to make very assertive comments about the whole issue. right now, the red carpet is being worn. it is an issue that we're going to be talking about a lot in the weeks to come that does it for here. the news continues next. have a goodnight. >> the only live national news show at 11:00 eastern. >> we start with breaking news. >> let's take a closer look.
this is al jazeera america. here is a look at today's top stories. the fragile cease pyre in syria-- fire in syria. it's in its second day and already there are reports of violations. >> i don't know anything about what you're even talking about with white supreme cy donald trump damage control after he claimed he didn't know enough about the