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this is al jazeera america. a look at today's stop stories. victories for ted cruz today sends a powerful message to the win establishment. donald trump apparently is not invinsible. >> many polls came out that i easily beat hm where do the numbers come from and who are the pole sisters talking to. that's the topic of tonight ates deeper look.
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in europe the migrant crisis continues more than 10,000 people stranded in camps along the greek-macedonia border. plus the cultural challenges of being the only symphony orchestra in africa's republic of congo we begin tonight with the a major development in the race for the white house. ted cruz has prevented a clean sweep this weekend by front runner donald trump. it is what some call super saturday and only one state is still voting at this hour. all the other polls are closed. in all five states are up for grabs today. both are republicans and democrats are vying for delegates in kansas and
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louisialouisi louisia louisia louisiana. foam democrats vote in maine and the republicans in peurto rico. a look at today's early returns. ted cruz projected to be the winner in kansas which has 23 delegates available. in kansas cruz also projected to be the winner there with 48% of the votes where there are 40 delegates available. donald trump coming in second. in kentucky donald trump is the leader with 39% of the vote. 46 delegates available. in maine ted cruz again leading the way with 42% of the delegates, 23 delegates available for the 2% of the vote. there donald trump coming in no.2. joining me now live from l.a. is al jazeera's chief political
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correspondent, michael shaw. i suspect you are surprised today? let me ask you, are you surprised with the wins that ted cruz is coming in with? >> i'm not necessarily surprised at his winning. the margin is the most surprising. i see these opportunities for ted cruz because of the way that these are structured, the caucuses. the sheer margin thaz we're seeing, but what it does do is it helps ted cruz with the narrative that he is best set up to go after donald trump and he wasted no time telling that to his supporters tonight. >> our campaign is the only campaign that has beaten donald trump over and over and over again, and that can and will beat donald trump over and over and over again.
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[ cheers ] >> our campaign has beaten him not once, twice, three times, but if kansas and maine both hold, seven times we will have beaten donald trump all over this country. >> and that's exactly what cruz has been saying at every stop, "i'm the best to do it", and kansas proving that. a lot of people waiting to see what the democratic results are. ment similar type of caucus that they do in iowa. it takes longer to report, more jockeying for other voters and viability and things like that. we expect those results pretty soon the establishment over the past several days has gone full guns against donald trump. however, the establishment isn't exactly enam id with ted cruz, are they. they're sort of in a pickle because they're either going to get one candidate they really don't want or another one that they don't want either >> yes.
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it is a very confusing things for republicans. ted cruz would bristle at the thought someone called him an establishment republican. i know you're not doing that, but what people are banking on is john kasich and marco rubio keeping those other two in check long enough so that someone like mitsubishi rom knee might have a voice at the convention. i don't see a lot of hope for those two candidates. i think it is notable how badly marco rubio is doing tonight. nowhere can he look and see a happy result in these contests. by all accounts, places like main, he should do well in something, in a contest in maine. that is a bad sign. governor john kasich pointing to various things, budget deem, he is showing no traction at all. he is talking about the candidates and their messages.
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have you noticed any difference in the trump speeches, especially from donald trump and cruz? >> you were at - it wasn't a stump speech. you did mention john kasich and i want to say something about that. he does have a little window. he is up in a poll today, not by a lot, in michigan, heap wins in michigan, he wins his home state of ohio. he can make a better argument. going to your question, the differences in the stump speeches, you were at one of the most marvellous political speeches which was at donald trump's headquarters on super tuesday. at way that he is using his time on air is vastly different from anyone else. also the way that television commerciald have not placed-- commercials, it isn't delivering as much as it has in the past.
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to use the commercial for an acceptance speech is just playing the media. maybe it is unprecedented let's talk about the democrats. how is sanders doing today and even if he wins this weekend, would it mean anything on terms of path of victory to him against hillary clinton. >> if he loses miss path narrows-- his path narrows. so yes it helps his path. he is in for an onslaugt. the big states where they have not done as well, where there is a mixed - if you look at the democrats, their greater mixes, he is looking at states ahead on the 8th and 15th where this is not so favorable. tonight it could work well for him. he had great success, working class, white voters more liberal in pockets throughout these states. he could win some congressional districts. he could win some states.
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so that would be good, i think the reality is that the hill gets very, very steep after today thank you very much. now let's talk to our correspondent who has been watching the candidates as they stump for victories today. >> reporter: or brawl or insult each other as seems to be the case. we did see this big win for cruz, but donald trump spent his day going right after marco rubio and ted cruz with the family taunts, little marquee-- - little taunts, marco rubio marco and big ted. on the democratic side both hillary clinton and bernie sanders campaigned hard in the mid-west today as voters cast votes. >> reporter: in kansas today once again defeating their critics. they made a mistake when they chose mitt romney. he was a stiff.
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just a stiff guy. he was. he was a loser. >> reporter: donald trump continuing to attack his rivals, especially marco rubio. >> he has got the worst voting record almost in the history of the u.s. senate. who the hell wants to vote for a guy like that? >> reporter: later this afternoon on his home turf, florida, donald trump hit him hard again >> in the times today, they're starting to give up about donald trump. if we win florida, believe me, it's over. >> being a conservative cannot be about how long you're willing to scream, how angry you're going to be or how many names you call people >> reporter: marco rubio is said to be courting jeb bush. it is unclear how much an endorsement from his one-time rival will hem. john kasich also campaigning in michigan today. >> i really can't think of anything else i've got to tell you other than how honored i am that you would come here this
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morning >> let me say, god bless kansas. >> reporter: but it was ted cruz who won the first who was declared the winner of kansas >> we have roughly 50% of the votes in the state of kansas. >> reporter: on the democratic side, hillary clinton meeting with clergy members in michigan continuing to align herself with president obama. >> i want to build on the progress president obama has made. i am absolutely in his corner. i don't think he gets the credit he deserves for safing our economy when he was-- saving our economy when he was hand the great financial crisis since the great depression. >> i posed every one of these-- opposed every one of these and
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history will record that i was right. hillary clinton supported these things, the clom colombian trade agreement, all of these disastrous trade agreements. the result is the loss of millions of jobs. >> reporter: the cruz wins keeps the republican establishment's hopes of taking this contest to an open convention alive it's certainly one of the most exciting contests we've seen in a while. one of the most important states with every presidential election is ohio, it is one of the so-called swing states where the voters walk the line between the democrats and the republicans. >> reporter: mr donald j trump. every serious candidate has been here and will come again >> i love you folks >> reporter: and again. >> it is a microcosm of the country.
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you have every single part of the country represented here. >> reporter: the state's mix of rural and urban, wealthy and poor, black and white, makes it the state that more than any other is known for picking presidents. >> now it is one of possibly a dozen battleground states for the presidency. out of 50 states there are only about 12 where there's a real contest going on. that has been ohio for years and years. demographically it mirrors the country >> reporter: in the general election, that mirror has long cast a strikingly accurate reflection of what happens in the nation when all the votes are cast. it has become the gateway to the white house. since 1964 every single precedent, including johnson, nixon carter, regan, the bushes and obama have all had to win here. this year marks a turning point in ohio and the nation.
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for the first time those born after 19780 will match baby boomers as a share of the electorate. >> we have grown-up in a time where there has been economic hardship >> reporter: that goes for young democrats >> i can afford a republican president to be in the office. i am white, male, straight and middle class, but for a lot of people that are part of marginalised communities, they cannot afford four years of a republican >> the reason i believe the president should be bernie sanders is because of the consistent 40 years progressive policies >> >> people like mean also are very, very invested in making sure that we protect gay rights, protect the ability to marie someone you love >> reporter: it goes for young republicans >> i'm for donald trump because i want to make america great again. do you know that? and build the wall. >> donald trump is the man and he is going to make america great again. >> he tells it how it is. >> reporter: all of the
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candidates will campaign here aggressively because they know that if their dream of the white house is to become a reality, enthusiasm must win here-- enthusiasm must win here let's take a look now at the latest numbers we have coming in from today's primary votes. in kansas, ted cruz 48%, donald trump in two. in kentucky donald trump with 42% of the vote. 46 delegates at stake there. ted cruz in second place. in maine ted cruz again, 42% of the vote, trump no.2 with 23 delegates at stake. john kasich number 3. normally in the other contests he has come in nourth place. we are still awaiting the results in nebraska which just closed and also in louisiana. we will bring the results as soon as we get them. politics the topic of tonight's deeper look. a look at how political poms affect the public's opinion on
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the presidential racement we will show you how the process has change since when it began in the 1930s. it has now been eight days since the cessation of hostilities began in syria. the truce is proving to be fragile. so far 135 people have been killed in areas covered by the truce in the first week according to a monitoring group. the area has not covered more than 550 people have died. u.n.-back peace talks are scheduled to begin wednesday, but not all the par advertise panels will be there on day one. our correspondent has the latest on life without war in syria. >> reporter: a moment of peace. for many people in syria, these scenes are unusual. life seems normal in this marketplace in the city of aleppo in northern syria. >> our people are out and buying. people are stopping to bargain
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about the price. >> reporter: no-one is under any illusion. the temporary pause in fighting could be easily shat reasonable doubt at any minute-- shattered at any behind. the opposition says it has recorded over 150 violation by government forces on russians while the russians accuse the rebels of more than 30 violations. >> translation: the regime is using the truce as a means to regain its strengths after the big campaigns had launched and suffered in daily. >> reporter: in some areas the war never stopped. government forces are trying to dance in different areas. in aleppo's northern and southern countrysides in latakia's countryside as well as the province of idlib. the government is fight willing al-nusra front and i.s.i.l. neither group is included in the ceasefire deal. opposition fighters fear the government's recent move is part of a plan to be siege the city of aleppo.
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government air strikes and russian air force were targeting rebel defenses on the highway of latakia and idlib. it is not far from the government's target. on the humanitarian front, the truce has not made any huge difference. the u.n. wants unrestricted access to half a million people in besieged areas. so far, eight convoys have reached the areas as part of a plan agreed on before the truce started. the world health organisation says it delivered a truck of medicine to the towns of azzaz and afreen north of aleppo. officials say it is too early to assess what impact the truce has had on the delivery of urgent aid. the syrian opposition says the syrian army and its allies are continuing with their military campaigns while other groups are accusing government forces of mobilizing troops to seize more opposition-held territories.
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the truce is fragile and success is not guaranteed, but so far it has led to a drop of violence and that is good news for many syrians the humanitarian crisis along the greek mass don't i don't know borrow are-- macedonian border is expect to get worse. people are waiting there in cold weather while waiting to cross into europe. >> reporter: the state of emergency has been declared for the two bordering municipalities. now, this means that it paves the way for emergency funds to be released, from what we understand, 200,000 in the immediate future. more to follow. that will allow also municipalities to get involved in the organization of this. they can send more tents and
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doctors. they have shortages of everything. so far it has only been local ngos and international aid organizations that were involved here on the ground. in the long-term the mayors on these bordering areas would like to see people evacuated because these are on private land by farmers who want compensation because they haven't been able to work their land ever since this happened. there is no end in sight. now, what will happen next ask something the refugees are waiting to know about-- is something that the refugees are waiting to know about. the summit on march 7, they are hoping that there will be some sort of resolution to their plight. the e.u. is leaning to evacuate people to reception areas and going through cases one-by-one and relocating them to various european countries. it will be very difficult for those who have been stranded here now for two weeks to have them evacuate this area.
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they've been waiting hoping to get across as quick as possible, simply because the conditions are dire and they're running out of cash. many will tell you, what will we do, how can we continue staying here in these very difficult conditions. there is not plans for the evacuation of the border, but if that happens it will be a very difficult operation in sudan opposition leader has died. he was 84 years old. he was a key figure in the region's islamic political movements for decades, arranging asylum for bin laden after he was stripped of his saudi nationality. >> reporter: at times heap had been a thorn in the side of the sudanese government, but he was honor episode as his death was discussed on state television. he was one of the most influential men in sudanese
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politics who helped bring the current leader to power, and then saw his own political leanings land him in trouble. he was born in sudan and educated in europe. his political career began back in the 60s when he joined the muslim brotherhood which helped topple the then president. in the subsequent years his brand of political islam would see him fall in and out of favor. living in exile in libya in the 70s, before become sudan's attorney-general and for a short time its deputy prime minister. in 1989 he helped orchestrate the coup that brought al bashir to power, then went on to shape political policy. 10 years on the relationship had soured. he formed his own political movement, the popular congress party. that led him to being jailed
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several times. he was the only sudanese politician to support the international arrest warrant for al bashir who has been accused of war crimes. he also welcomed bin ladin to sudan in the 1990s. sudanese television described him as a well-known islamic thinker, a nod to his influence in the political career spanning decades, including some of the nation's most turbulent political polls have become a critical part of the campaign. >> many polls have come out that i easily beat hillary clinton but the polls are not always so important. up next, a look at where pom numbers come from and where their importance has changed over the decades. later, five years after the biggest earthquake recorded in japan, families are still looking for missing loved ones.
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in any election years candidates are told how they do in the polls. we look at how polls are measuring the public's opinions. they're more than 200 million but only about a thousand people are asked to take part in a poll. traditionally toll sisters-- polsters only call landline, but many live in homes without land
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lines. several elections have seen results that defy polsters aex expectation. jack konway was expected to win last november but lost by a wide margin to his opponent. a few months earlier in great britain an virtually every policy was wrong about last may's election. david shuster has more on the ee involving science of-- evolving sciences. >> reporter: back in 1948 the industry was still in its infancy. in the decades that followed, opinion polling became more scientific and soon became integral to the campaigns. jfkennedy was the first to hire his own polster but within a fewer few years of the successful campaign, the practice had become common.
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they became household names. the industry is facing a growing series of challenges. traditional sampling relied on interviewers going door to door or calling people at home, but in person interviews are expensive and sometimes impossible if an area has a lot of gated communities or apartment builds that are hard to reach. with more and more people abandoning landline phones, calling people have become a lort harder. -- lot harder. many people simply won't answer call $from an unfamiliar number. people who do pick up are not likely to participate. according to u.s. news and world response responsibilities rates were better than 50% back in the 1980s but are usually in sin will digits to. on line polls and completely automated telephone calls are technological answers that try to get around these answers, but even so getting a representative
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sample is increasingly difficult and the result has been a series of high profile stumbles for the industry, predicting a narrow win for the democrat in last year's race in kentucky the republican won by 9 points. gernl g.o.p. polls that led mitt romney to believe that he will win the election. the problem is not unique to the u.s. last year polls including ones by respected american firms predicting elections in britain and israel right before the prime ministers in both countries won comfortably. when a political seen dominated by talk of polls, it is worth remembering that even the best are still predictions. david shuster for our deeper look we're joined by a professor of campaign management at new york university and david merrman at lake research partners in san
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francisco. how does this presidential election cycle differ from, say, recent modern cycles in terms of making the job easier or more complicated for polsters >> during the prime an caucus see i don't know, we have seen less, almost none. live interviews. live interviews have subsided why? >> it is very expensive to do. we have seen a movement to other type of polling. internet polling is popular and can be good, but it is untested until this year in primaries and caulkes, so people like - some of these survey other poll have done well, but the primary and caucus season they have not been tested until this election about the cost of doing live polling, there's more money in politics than ever before. isn't there enough money to do any polling? >> absolutely. now, we're not talking about the
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campaigns. they do great polling, but they don't release that data. the media, of course, they have to be wary of cost and it is expensive. there are new avenues to do research and they can save costs. we're still trying to figure out how accurate they really are going to mr merman, if you can talk about one of the example $where polls have been wrong. the rise of donald trump, how did so many pundits - forget them, how did the policy sisters-- polsters do that? >> keep in mind that the polling has shown consistently donald trump leading from fairly early on in this primary process. there is the polling has mostly shown him leading. it hasn't been that bad. it is more the punneditys who-- pundits thought that it would collapse. many of the challenges you
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mentioned are really. they're difficulty when you're talking about these lower turn out primaries and caulkes and you will see, for instance, some of the surprise states, some of the one thaz are coming in today, the caucus states are the ones where the polsters have a less read on who it is going to be the first state where voters expressed an opinion in iowa, a caucus state, which did not predict the win by ted cruz. >> that's right. a lot of polls had donald trump ahead there. the other thing important to note, besides the fact that caucuss have low turn out and sometimes they can't get an accurate read on who is going to turn out, the other thing about a caucus is that it requires a commitment of time from those who participate and it rewards organization. ted cruz has had throughout this process a superior organization on the ground. he has got more people organized
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to turn out and vote in these caulkes. donald trump while doing very well through the media at gaining popularity, and up see him do well in the primaries, in caucus states, and it appears to be the case again today, where he doesn't have much of an organization on the ground, he is under performing where the polling suggests where he was before moving on with discussion about this crop p candidates, let's talk about the history of polling back to the 1930s when it began. of course, we remember that famous moment in 48, i guess it was when, when everybody predicted that trueman was going to lose. tell us about how polling has evolved. >> it has evolved an enormous amount. both of those debarcles, 1936 and 48, the changes had to do with a lot of things, but primarily sampling. how do you draw a representative sampling. one of the toughest things to
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do, and david mentions this, is predict who is going to come out and vote. when you think about it, what are they doing? they're asking people usually during dinner or a cease hour in their day if they are going to behave a certain way in a week or a more year, however long away the election is. not only don't people know a lot of times, they are sometimes unwill to share that information or they think they support somebody one day on the not another day. it is a really difficult thing to do, preelection polling. that's why we've seen so many problems, not just in the u.s. i mean 2014, the mid-terms the polls were wrong in many cases, but as mentioned, across the country and the world we've seen these problems. it is a very difficult thing too. to your point, the history of polling has been a history of trying to figure out how to do this better. i had the chance to work with someone years ago who said it is not a science, it's an art.
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it is an art and one of the problems is how we communicate that to people because they here 26%, 76%, and they immediately grasp onto that number but it is not 26/76, but it's an art. you have to treat it like that who was that? >> one of the father of the polls some of the other really eminent polsters who came out and gave birth to a huge movement in the american politics we've heard donald trump saying he leads in the poll against hillary clinton. we've also heard hillary clinton saying that she is leading in the polls against donald trump. what are our voters to believe? >> i would take almost anything that mr trump says with a grain of salt. it seems there have been polls
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showing both clinton ahead of trump, and some saying trump can tie or get close to clinton. in most of the legitimate polls, if you invest the resources that you need to get a good sample so that you're reaching people on their cell phones, you're not relying on who is the first person to answer the phone or click your survey on line, if you are actually taking an accurate sample that includes a turn-out model, who is likely to turn out, you can get accurate results and those that are more accurate that we've seen so far indicate that as of now hillary clinton would be leading donald trump in all of the major it states she would need to win in november. we're a long way away. things can change. so it doesn't mean - they may be accurate now, but it doesn't mean that that's what the outcome will be you've talked about some of the tombs that are used in doing polls. we go from knocking on doors to
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landline telephones, to cell phones and now we're looking at the web, and then there is social media, twitter verse, google >> we've done some survey research on social media. you can do it for certain purposes, but to get an accurate sample of likely voters in an election, by the gold standard is still telephone polling, but it has to be the right kind of telephone polling. it is easy to do a bad poll and just call a certain list. a lot don't have land files. you're stratifying your sample. you could get a good read. we're doing online polling. for our low turn out, a primary caucus you still can't get a good turn out. we would look at the phone polls as being more accurate, even today don't you have a problem
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with people being willing to respond even if you reach someone on a landline? first of all, you have fewer people answering the landline and then when they do, they don't want to know anything about a poll >> absolutely. we're calling at least 40 or 50% cell phones now. it's not only landline polling. it's true that response rates are going down and you have to really control imprur sample very carefully and make sure that if you're not able to reach someone who is in your sample, that you substitute somebody who has a very similar voter. so they're still accurate projected sample that reflectsment electorate. if you're sloppy and if you try to do it quickly, you can get a lot of bad results. because those response rates are down and you have to pay very close attention to who is coming into your sample. the better pollsters are doing that and it takes work and it's not the cheapest way to do it when voters are looking at polls, what would be your
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instruction to them preelection polls i mean. >> i think you have to look at them in compilation. look at an average. that's very, very helpful. you also want to look at the quality of the poll and the pollster. some of them are very good and have sound records. so you want to know that. the other thing is you always want to look at the idea that these are questions being asked of people, look at what the question is that was asked because we know depending on how you is a question, you can elicit a certain response. also remember you're asking people about future behaviour, when you're asking about preelection polls. it's very, very difficult to do. you have to put that in context. i think those are the four things i would suggest people can and do change their minds >> yes thank you both for joining us on al jazeera america. when we come back, it was the biggest earthquake ever recorded in northern japan and five years later some families are still
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looking for missing loved ones.
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>> the only live national news show at 11:00 eastern. >> we start with breaking news. >> let's take a closer look. a look at the latest super saturday numbers from kansas where the democratic party is saying that bernie sanders is the winner, the winner in kansas for the democrats. bernie sanders and for the republicans projected winner senator ted cruz. 24 delegates available on the
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republican side in kansas with donald trump come in second, marco rubio and john kasich following behind. also informant, in kentucky donald trump wins with 41% of the vote - leading rather with 41% of the vote and main so far with nine% in maine, ted cruz 42% followed by trump, john kasich and marco rubio. nebraska will be closing soon or has closed. we will have results from nebraska and also louisiana coming up. the drinking water crisis in flint, michigan, could cost 30 billion dollars nationwide. if water supplies around the country are forced to make the upgrades very quickly. spread the costs over at the time could make them manageable. the agency estimates there are more than six million water
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service lines contain led around the country. more than half of americas think the vie chris in flint michigan feel it is a reflection of the nation world way. 33% say they're only inned rate confidence have confident and 18% have no confidence at all in the drinking water. the poll finding minorities and lower income people tending to trust water systems even less. this comes weeks after five years since one of the biggest earthquakes ever recorded struck off the north-east of japan. what followed was more destruction. a 30-foot tsunami that wiped an everything in its plants and launching into the fukushima power plant causing a meltdown. >> reporter: five years after the fukushima disaster, family members continue searching for
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missing loved ones >> translation: even if i find her, there is always a chance that she may have been found elsewhere. as long as my body can take it, i will continue searching. >> reporter: nearly four thousand people were reported missing after the disaster. most unable to escape the giant waves that washed ashore. others likely overcome by radiation emitted from the meltdown from the fukushima power plant. just this week japan indicted three former executives of the tokyo electric power company. they are charged with not doing enough to protect the plant from such a disaster. also this week an admission from the engineering company decommissioning the power plant melted fuel rods are missing. >> translation: there are melted fuels in units 1, 2 and 3ment we don't know what the situation is for these nor where it has gone >> reporter: 160,000 people were forced to flee the zone when the tsunami hit 16,000 have been
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confirmed dead. the damage is put at 210 billion dollars. to being yoer has pledged 232 billion dollars to rebuild over the next five years. within the past five months parts of disaster zone opened up but few people have returned. most of them are older as the majority of younger people have moved on and started new lives in other cities. in fact, the first town to fully reopen was meant to be a model of reinstruction efforts. only around 400 of the 8,000 residents have returned, nearly all of them over 60. >> translation: it became an environment where people could not live safely and comfortably ever again. >> reporter: those who have yet to return are not certain the region is safe. radio active material is still being collected sdit the country's best efforts to clean up tomorrow not al jazeera presents fukushima, a nuclear
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story, a documentary shot in the years after the disaster. it follows sky news reporter as he travels into the affected region. >> how can you live in the fear that your child might get cancer, leukaemia, for example, because you bought an affected milk carton. japanese people left alone organise themselves alone. no associations, solidarity groups, self-managed initiatives are soon born. full body screening and food analysis are carried out autonomously. in some private houses, domestic markets are organized at the weekend. moms from the area come together to buy products from distant crops, from provinces that are considered to be safe. also because online commerce is dramatically growing and with it scams.
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[ ♪ ] >> in a country where citizens were used to leaving their goods unattended on the streets, or shoppers left money in exchange for produce, people have lost their trust earlier we spoke with the director aboutment film. he said he and collaborator wanted the story to serve as a warning >> well, the main point of this film is not what happened in fukushima. it is what could happen, what could have been instead of fortunately was not, and this is the billing point of our movie. we explain how tokyo was saved from a much bigger catastrophe and we explain why this catastrophe was avoided totally by chance. it is not people talking or my
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partner. it is the miracle, but we say something by chance, but if some saw not good enough to explain how big this could be despite the situation the hazardous situation of fukushima is ongoing even five years after the earthquake and tsunami. trying to survive in the congo when we come back. the challenges of being the only symphony orchestra in the largest country in central africa. l africa.
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to the start of the festivities today.
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85 dog teams will cover a thousand miles in about nine days. they are competing for $50,000 and a new truck. the official start time for the event is tomorrow no snow? >> reporter: no. we're not going to have snow. our temperatures will go up. for alaska no snow there. that is not the problem we are having here where we are looking at a feet of snow coming into the forecast. look at the big picture. you will see thee storms coming in off the pacific. a lot of rain is falling, not only for california, but parts of washington and/or gone as well-- oregon as well. we are talking about quite a few across the region. first of all, for the winter watchers and storm warnings, we're talking about this region to the north of l.a. those will continue for the next
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24 hours. i will show you the snow amounts in just a moment. we're also talking about a lot of flooding going on across the region and right now we do have a flood warning. up the coast just north of san francisco as well as a lot of winds with the storms coming into play with some very high wind warnings as well. in terms of snow for the next 24 hours, look at the area here where you see these areas of pink. we're talking over three feet of snow expected in just over a 24 to 36-hour period across that area. so driving conditions very, very dangerous in that area, but, of course, this is going into the summer time. for the rest of the u.s. there are those very warm temperatures coming into play. things are normal with new york seeing 36 degrees and those temperatures are coming down. look at what happens day after day across the east of the
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washington 50 degrees tomorrow. they got up to 63 to monday, new york about 57, but tuesday we begin to feel more like late spring/early summer. we're seeing washington at 72 degrees and by wednesday, those temperatures for washington expected to go up to 75 degrees. we're talking 20 to 25 degree $higher than average-- degrees higher than average. they're expected to crest and come down. but we will enjoy can while we can thanks so much. now, some sweet music at the end of this news cast. our correspondent catherine soi reports from the capital of the democratic repib lick of cong p lick of can go. >> reporter: this is where the symphony orchestra is
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practising. most of the musicians have no day work but they do what they must. we find them rehearsing the conductor's own composition, a story of the dib legislations a and-- tribulations and how they are over coming them. in 1992 he had only three instruments and a small place in his father's church. >> translation: things have changed. this is not whereway were yeahs ago. people did not come. we are seeing more people but there is still much to do. >> reporter: in down town areas this dominates the night scene with local music. people come out to listen and dance to songs by some of the continent's greatest artists.
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>> reporter: it has hay rich music culture here. we're listening to the most popular music. getting people here to appreciate classical music has been difficult. the band tries out a classical tune. they tell us it is not something that many would go to watch >> translation: our music is so popular because it is our language. but the young people today just want to play and listen to foreign music. [ ♪ ] >> reporter: back at the church it is the children's time to rehearse. they may not hit the perfect notes, but they are passionate and practice every day. this boy says playing his violin keeps him grounded. he is in second school and plans to join the main orchestra
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group. one day he plans to compose and his own music-- play his own music. >> translation: i love this. >> reporter: the young musician and his dad have to go home before it is too dark. they live in a more dangerous part of the neighborhood. his oldest siblings are in the orchestra and help him where they can. it is a perfect example of breaking barriers and overcoming the odds a look at the latest results. the projected winner in maine, ted cruz, this result being reported by the maine republican party. ted cruz 24 delegates available in kansas and where he is the projected winner, and in kansas bernie sanders according to the democratic party, he is the
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winner of the democratic caucus there. in kentucky donald trump, 42% of the vote, 26 delegates available. we are waiting the results of the vote in nebraska. polls closed about an hour ago, but no results yet. louisiana closing in two minutes. that's it from us. more news just ahead from doha. we will be back at 11 p.m. eastern, 8 p.m. pacific.
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