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morgan: we all ask ourselves this one fundamental question, who is god? announcer: "the story of god with morgan freeman" on the national geographic channel. >> and now bbc "world news america." >> this is bbc "world news america." reporting from washington, i am katty kay. the u.s. presidential andt-runners get a knock wisconsin. their rivals try to build the case that they should be the nominees. the revelation from the panama papers shows how far china's elite are willing to go to get the lands out of the ranks of the elite on savile row. the master tailor who is the mistress of her own shop. ♪
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katty: welcome to our viewers on public television in the u.s. and around the globe. america's presidential race is more turbulent than a roller coaster. they are of, then down. donald trump must know that today. after a loss in wisconsin the front-runner seems vulnerable. this date was not more kind to the democratic leader hillary clinton. she lost to bernie sanders. jon sopel reports. >> you're listening to news radio. last night a turning point for the president? i think it was. jon: after a dramatic race, donald trump beaten and conservative radio hosts are delighted. only does donald trump
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act like a bully on the playground, he is a thick skinned individual who runs away from the verdict of the voters. jon: this was the last they had seen of donald trump in wisconsin. he did not hold a party or a news conference. the man that has been ever present went to ground his campaign issuing a statement saying ted cruz is worse than a puppet and is attempting to steal the nomination from donald trump. donald trump is the only candidate that can secure the delegates needed. tell that to the victor, ted cruz. he is not loved why the establishment either, but is preferred to donald trump and they are piling behind him. win for them. a
4:03 pm a turning a rallying cry. a call from the people of wisconsin to the people of america -- we have a choice. jon: this is a significant victory for ted cruz. it means there are no certainties in the republican race. donald trump is in front, but tonight he has come back to earth. to the delight of the people in this room and a good many in the republican establishment. what they are eyeing now is a brokered convention, last seen in 1952. the candidate chosen by arm-twisting and back room deals . the last chance to stop mr. trump. it takes place where the first republican debate was held in august. donald trump will not go without a fight and it could the a
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bloody battle for the nomination and the soul of the republican party. bbc news, milwaukee, wisconsin. agoy: i spoke a short time with the national political correspondent for "the washington post." stophe stop trump campaign trump? atthey will have to stop him a republican convention in july. there do not seem to be enough contests left in the calendar for ted cruz to accumulate enough delegates. her goal for the movement is to deny trump enough delegates to ince a contested convention july. they will fight it out on the floor. katty: we have primary races coming up. are you suggesting it is impossible for donald trump to win enough to go into the convention and say "i am the
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nominee?" >> there is still a chance. the next contest is in new york, his home state. he is very popular. 50% inshowed him above new york. if you were to hold that, he gold get the delegates and to other states that favor him in the northeast, like new jersey and connecticut. then it will be decided in california. if he continues to lose like he did in wisconsin, it will be hard. katty: what do you reckon? is 50-50. it the next weeks will tell us what will happen. if trump can recover and to stabilize his campaign and grow his support. he has had a difficult couple of weeks talking about abortion and getting tangled in controversies. katty: hillary clinton also lost
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in wisconsin. doesn't matter to her as much as to donald trump? >> i don't think so. she lost a little momentum, it was a big night for bernie sanders. if you look at the cold, hard delegate mass machine is ahead and it is difficult if not impossible or bernie sanders to catch her. they will be competing in new ofk, a home state for both them. she was a senator in new york and he was born in brooklyn. there is a debate next week, but i do not see any real possibility that sanders can derail her. katty: at what point can sanders look himself in the mirror and save them more i'm in the race the more i'm damaging the nominee and the more likely the republicans can damage her in the general election? >> i don't think that he will
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get out until the voting is over in california. he gets a big support and is raising millions of dollars online. if you are bernie sanders, you want to fight for the people who support you all the way to california at the end. we'll have to see how much he can damage her. on wallking contrasts street, character issues, showing how hillary clinton is on trusted, but i do not know that will have a huge impact in a general election where she is favored. katty: thank you. it will be a long campaign. this is just the primaries. we have been reporting on the leak of documents from a panamanian law practice showing how some of the most powerful and wealthy people hide their fortunes. the biggest market was in china where one third of the business came.
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beijing limits the amount of money chinese people can take abroad. there are breaches in those regulations. to track to hong kong the flow of cash. correspondent: they are desperate to keep their money safe. many are anxious to smuggle their wealth out of china, away from the country's fragile economy. i met a man who works as a money mule, carrying cash from china into hong kong. strap the money to my body or carry a small bag. the customs officers always target people with lots of luggage or look nervous. i tried to look normal. correspondent: even the communist elite are keeping money offshore. we showed you leaked files from
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mossack fonseca that showed you how chinese leaders use offshore companies. we have learned that china is the firm's against market. mossack fonseca manages 60,000 offshore companies created through chinese offices. .t is not just the leadership growing numbers of people are moving money out of china on a scale never seen before. much passes through hong kong. that money has to go somewhere. is in real estate. last year chinese buyers snapped up $52 billion in overseas property around the world. she works for a company that finds property that might be of interest to chinese buyers. london is very popular. seen an has
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increase in popularity. every chinese citizen can transfer $50,000 a year. anything more than that has to be moved illegally. eggne who feels their nest want to wiped out or hides the wealth from the chinese government has to turn to illegal methods. >> it is something the government is aware of. they are aware of the scale, but they are giving it parity -- yet the problem remains so large -- it means they are not entirely on top of it. correspondent: across hong kong it is common to see visitors from mainland china splashing shops. china's richest people, including the leaders, are
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taking their money out of the country to spend elsewhere. they are doing themselves, but making china more vulnerable. bbc news hong kong. first first -- katty: iceland, then china. the fallout from the panama papers. the former bosnian leader described his conviction for crimes against humanity's in the 1990's as "monstrous." in his first court appearance after being sentenced for 40 years, he insisted he was innocent and urged to be released to prepare an appeal. former french far right leader john marine le pen has been gas chambers. it is the second time he has fallen of fell on the laws of holocaust denial. he was also charged for saying the nazi occupation of france
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was not particularly inhumane. the drug company pfizer has abandoned a takeover of a foreign company after the u.s. treasury close a loophole for tax avoidance. they wanted to merge with allergan in ireland. that would mean that pfizer could be resident there and pay 12.5% tax rather than 35% in america. health experts say the adults worldwide estimated to be living with diabetes has quadrupled over the last 35 years. one in 11 are affected by the condition with poor and middle income country seeing the steepest rise. correspondent: we are what we eat. that applies to type two diabetes, which is linked to a poor diet and obesity and counts
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for most cases worldwide. it used to be a condition of affluence. now it is middle income companies like india and brazil that has the greatest burden of type 2 diabetes. times.'re scared at i feel sometimes we fall into the same category. maybe we will be one day like them. >> i'm very worried about it. it is a growing problem. it is a silent disease. when people realize they have it, it is too late. more things follow like blindness. this worries them. correspondent: in 1980 108 million adults worldwide were affected. by 2014 that is 422 million, which works out at one and 11 adults on the planet. for control of blood sugar levels is linked to 3.7 million
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, and increasing heart and liver disease and limb amputation. how did things get so bad? one thing is increasing urbanization. since the 1950's it has increased fivefold fold to 4 billion in 2014. this shows that shift in how the trend will continue. with urbanization, less than you will work, more fast food, more car use, less walking. add that to mobile addiction and you get inactivity and expanding waistlines. >> we have to make cities more livable and more healthy to make sure we can walk to work and school, that there is place for physical activity. making sure we have access to healthy foods in urban
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environments, particularly in low and middle income countries, this is not the case anymore. correspondent: there are ideas like a sugar tax, already levied in mexico and coming to the u.k. is one of thes greatest thrts facing society. left unchecked it will swallow more health resources. katty: you are watching bbc "world news america." still to come on tonight's program, country music loses one of its greats. we look at the life and career of merle haggard. boats carrying refugees and migrants has been stopped traveling from turkey to greece under the deal to prevent illegal migration into europe. the last days has seen a drop in those trying to make the
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crossing. our correspondent reports that some who try never make it to the other side, the island of lesbos. correspondent: the nightly ritual goes on. the desperate in overcrowded .oats aiming for europe these are iraqis putting their faith in life jackets and smugglers. to them, it is too late. the eu has closed its doors with a deal with turkey to expel recent arrivals to the greek islands. at first light a were intercepted. the coast guard halting them and their dreams to a . >> grace does not want to host us. turkey is not allowing us. where should we go? we drown in the sea with our children. correspondent: 63 were picked up by the coast guard and ferried
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back in larger vessels. fewer are getting through. the determination is still there to take the risk. he wants to go to greece. they beat us and wants to boats.rn the correspondent: for human rights groups the concern is that migrants could be mistreated. but, they are desperate to end the crisis that has shaken the european union to its core. ♪ what's app, the instant messaging service owned by facebook, entered the encryption discussion.
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messages will be encrypted and 10 end. this after fierce debate was sparked by the fbi wanting to access an iphone used high a san bernardino shooter despite objections. i spoke with dave lee in san francisco. hasl out what what's app done. what does end to end encryption mean? is the term given when the messaging process is encrypted and secure. some are only encrypted to the main server of the company and not beyond. unless you have an encryption key, you cannot get at that message if you are not in possession of that. it doesn't matter if you are the police, the fbi, or anyone. what's app has made that impossible, even for what's app themselves, to access the
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content. katty: one of the founders grew up in the soviet union. to what extent do you think this is a personal story about not wanting big government invading privacy? that inompany mentioned certain countries around the world governments want to spy on what citizens say. if the u.s. there is a fallout after the snowden revelations. they are combating the idea that they are cooperating on surveillance. this is a retaliation for those relegation's -- for those revelations. people want to make sure their devices are more secure. katty: some social media sites already use end-to-end encryption. do you think we will see others following suit? i think we will.
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what's app is one of the biggest messaging services and is owned by facebook. it is a big statement i facebook for this kind of encryption. i think we will see and to end a nicheon being security product as it was in the past and we will see lots of apps using it. saw, theyt as the fbi can get into phones anyway. you think the government will stay one step ahead and develop their own technology? >> they never broke the encryption. they found a workaround to attack the phone in a different way. it is a different comparison. the fbi has not publicly commented yet, but i imagine they are upset because they are concerned about unreachable places in technology where even in thee correct warrants
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highest courts you cannot access that information. they hope to stay ahead, but perhaps the tech brains are smarter than law enforcement brains when it comes to the security of apps. of america's most popular and influential country music singers, moral haggard, died on his birthday at 79 from pneumonia. he had a career that lasted six decades. knowingthing i remember was a lonesome whistle blowing. ♪ correspondent: merle haggard saying from the heart. he was born in a converted boxcar in california after his family fled the oklahoma dust bowl. after his father died he served time in prison for robbery.
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his lyrics warned of american decline and he rebelled against nashville, hoping to create a bakersfield sound with songs like okie from muskogee and the fight inside of me. down, fighting. ♪ correspondent: for many his voice echoed the struggles of america's poor. his success was rooted in the ability to celebrate the outlaw and underdog. okie fromud to be an muskogee. ♪ remembering merle haggard. london's savile row is known cuts.wide for suits and history is made -- was made the
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first time a shop was opened by a female master tailor. she has made suits for david beckham. ♪ , forspondent: savile row 170 years it meant quality, tradition, and has been very, very male. not anymore. your name is up there. savile row. good feeling? feeling. good i'm the first woman to have their name above the door. that is quite something. here is your jacket, sir. correspondent: kathryn sargent learned her skills on savile row . the first day that she visited
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london's home of tailoring, it changed her life. >> it is almost like clubs with beautiful garments in the window. i was determined and thought this was where i would like to work. >> the best dressed street in the world. it was founded by the best and most famous tailor, mr. henry poole. correspondent: she came here for a job in the 1990's. >> she was the one female amongst a number of young men. i tried, but that was the way it goes. correspondent: many more women now. >> absolutely. correspondent: perseverance paid off. while kathryn sargent is the first on the row, more will follow. 65 percent of new trainees are women. changingy world is
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fast. katty: we wish kathryn sargent all the best. you have watched bbc "world news america." two in tomorrow -- tune in tomorrow. ♪ >> make sense of international news at >> funding of this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation, newman's own foundation, giving all profits from newman's own to charity and pursuing the common good, kovler foundation, pursuing solutions for america's neglected needs, national geographic channel and aruba tourism authority. >> planning a vacation escape that is relaxing, inviting, and exciting is a lot easier than you think. you can find it here in aruba. families, couples, and friends can all find their escape on the
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