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out at t head o the catholic church after pope was asked about trump's plan f a border wall between the u.s. a mexico. a person who only thinks about building walls wherever they may , and t ilng bridis t rin, h told repoers. just hours earlier, the pontiff was ing along the mexin side of that ver border but while the pope wouldn't say who cathics should ve for, donald trump ared that his hoss should hope it's h. >> if and when vacan is ta bisis, whh as eryonenows is isis' ultite trop, i n promise you that the popeld have ly wished and ayhat dona tr wod have been pr >> rorter: another day, ill no clear bren s suppt. >> thi hhas to the pope coming at him. >> donald trp is christian,s is the pope >> rorter: south rona is known foits regiouvoting ock, bnly 13% of republican prima
jumps to 25%. swing tersho supported the last threeresidents. >> it't unuaat all for pope francis to tk aut the dignity of the president. what is unusual is withhedold trump cad. rr: even admonishedheoly father for someing trump himself did to ted cruz last week, questioning his faith. >> for a religious lead to qution a person's ith is disgref. orr: tig ny peoeoiin t t,ha this twdona t anthe pope.thpo himlf doe ve be very hial that surround the vatan ster katy tur tonigh thank you. >>it'sti lier oe caaign tran south rona wi cruz and rubio trading acsations of dirty tricks just two days from a critical prary. nbs ve gutierr frameshe dispute for us. >> reporter: if a picte's worth a thousand words, today
between ted cruz and marco rubio t pensive. >> makg things up, they literally de up a picte. >>eporter: rio claing the flora senar shook hands th president ama, and pporte amnesty r documented imants the cruz camign firing bac it's just pointing out ru shifting snc im the texas senator also trng to build momentumn his battle against dold trump. >> in the "wall street journa" and for the rstime in many, many mons, according to that poll, there's new national onrunner. >> reporter: rio geing a jolt froe surprise enrsement of gove haley who be heavy courteby the bh mily. e haan 81% approvalating among likely republan prima voters here. >> jeb is a ar frie. iss aboufit, th is oupassion. >> reporter: bush trd to convince voters that
n'er. for rubio, saturday could crucial. tonight a dirse trio is on the ail. a cuban-erican pridential ndidate, a dian-american governor and african-erican senator. >> are you the new ce of the republan party? >> are we the new faces of the republicanarty? i hope we're the faces of the new conservative moment. eporter: and afternoon, an emotioleqst from a supporter at a john kasich ral. >> i really apprec at you've been talkin about. >> reporter: he got the hug after sharing a diffult story about the tough period in h fe ovethe past year. heayhe sees pe in joh kasich's cn. tomorrowilbe a ctic day heren south rolina. gop idat planning at least 20tops tgh the state. leer >> dave gutierre tonight,hank you. >>democrats are preparg for a critical showdowat
town halin lasegas tonight. ere the polls ar showing it's heat aheaof the neva democr caucuses sarday clinton has a much smaller lead than her 25oint advantage befo sanders' blowout ctory in n hampshire. andr mitchell s e s on aightening contest. reporr: hillary clinton today reaching out to casi workers after seei her support the last two weeks. >> thank you so much. >> rorter: both democratnow targinminorities in diverse ste. beieanderseeng today withhe urban league in washington compeng withlinton to ampion the story. the fight forasic voting ghts, the demotr, th lyhings, the bein, in ord for afriamicans to achievehat we asse all americans should vote. >> reporter: both coting latinos. today clton lling ad featuri a 10eaold gi
ported. >> let me do the worryi. i'llo all the worrying. that a deal? ll do everything i can to help. >> reporter: president obama is grantingeptions undocumented teenage and ung adts soalledreame. bunot their parents. a hu issue here. this sanders suppo is 18. >> we wa to be tize. get in the united states. weust want to feel >> reporter: clion suorter pereca from the philippines enhe was 6 gop, we need tte the decrats,, yoknow wt, we're out here and what are you going to do? u can't rt all 11 milli, 12 million of us. >> reporter: thi as the clintoneam >> i thi what they re kinds of nevors that bernie nders isttg i ocess,ingut , sk lts. epor joe b tells rachel maddo--
onor my family, d . >> rorter: bill clinton habeen leading attacks agains bernie saers, wilbe speaking a the same democric party dinner asander even as sanders and hiar clinlle answering question that msnbc wn hall he. lester >> andrea,hank y. >>you can e the clind sanders town hall tonight at 9:00 eastern only on msnbc. > a historic anuncement from e white use y. president oba will beco the firstting president vis cuba in nearly 90 years. a major step as the u.s. a ba move to norlize relations.thtrip which is planned for march 21nd 22n was immeely met with icism from rublicans, including ted cruz, said he would neve visias long cast iin por. >>the s something el pe francis said toda besides his comments on donald ump, that took ma by surpse. he suggested birth control may be ud to prevent the spread of the zikaus, ic has been linked to birth defects. this despite the
church's b on contraceptives, we get more from nbc's an thompson in rome. from mexico, pope francis many benine dooro th usof aificl contcept toreventhe sexual transmission of zi, the vus r past i s niveat amera, lked to babies born with usuay l hes. it similar, he sd, granted to theuns in the belgian congo when ty we routely raped inhe 10s. unexpected from a urch tha is long opposing artificial coceptio francintto ock, heid in 2013hen he said t church has bee historal too obed witings liirth ntrol, abon and gay maiage. >>o say he's simply loosening hurch acng is sreadingwh he's doing is is a pastor, and stor sponds to people in
tuation. >> reporter: onop john ul close friendshit a woman this week, francisai a iendship with a woman is not ain. the pope needs the input of women. he said a man wh doesn't ha a frndip with a woman is missing something. as with donald trump and immigration, pope ancis is proving once again that he is not afraid of taking controveiapics, trying to relve issuesf faith with alorld problems. leer? >> anne thompson outside the vatican tonight, thanks > apple isetng some backup from several fellow tech companies today, as it battles an fbi requt to help unlo an iphone used by one of the san bernardino terrorists. but as nbc's pete williams reports, apple's resistance is oving highly controversial. >> reporter: the ttle is waginging a stl active investigation. the fbi searchinthe homes two relatives s bernardino gunman farouk. the o ofooglis now backing pl requiring mpanies to enable
deviced data, he says, could troubling precedent. other te giants, including microsoft, facook and itter added their pport. so did apple's co-founder, steve wozniak, on cnbc. >> i think youhould feel this is my product d what i have is what i thi i have. i n'have compaes playing tricks behind me in e backound. >> rorter: but police are pushing back. prosecuts in new york ty have 1 apple des they cann open for idce, in crim rangirom ti to mder. this s become, dies and gelemen, the wd west in technology. apple and google are their over sheriffs the are no rules. >> reporter: and mandy, whose ficeas kild san bernardino, says this presents a tough choice. >> iouldove to get as many answers a possible about annon's murder, and the 1 other op w were kill. but i'm also an amican. i like my privacy. >> reporr: busess experts say the battle is abou maeting, becse otecting
apple's image. >> the peoe need to feel that wh ty'reuying is theirs, and is truly emweng that'st the ple brand is builupon. >> rorr:le ys tonight the govementsn't have the legal authoritto make it create new softwe, anhelp the fbi en a locked phone. no federalourt has ever ruled on that. pete williams, nbc news washington. now to a hostage and ransom story for the digital age. a medical center in california forced to pay cyber criminals thousands of dlars gain back control of its computers. it's a trend called omwa. hackers infecting computers with malware, then demanding ransom from theser to regain access. reports,t could happen to you. >>eporter: it happened at hollywood presbyterian mel ceer. al of its computers frozen, with hackers demanding $17,00n rans payable in onli bit coins to release the computer loed out, the hospital'seo
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