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[ ♪ ] [ ♪ ] this is al jazeera america, i'm randall pinkston in new york. with a look at the top stories. a day away. iowans are about to pick their presidential candidates in the state's caucuses. in the week ahead. the role religion plays in politics. the line blurred over the last knew years. world leaders are communicating with syrian opposition about attending peace talks. and india's supreme court set to review the controversial antigay
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law the preference polls are closed. time is running out. and the candidates are out in full force. >> stick with me, stick with a plan, stick with the experience, stick with the ideas that will actually work for our country. >> it's going to happen with trump, folks. we are going to win. >> there is nothing, nothing, nothing. that we can't accomplish. >> i will grow the conservative movement, we will defeat the democrats and turn the country around and address the issues and unite americans. >> tonight, from the heart of the hawkeye state, the countdown to the caucuses is on almost over after a year of listening to campaign slogans, attacks and debates, iowa was
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are prepared to make their choice. let's get to iowa. we are joined live from demoyne. what are some of the biggest issues discussed by the candidates today? >> the biggest issues are undoubtedly health care, the economy and national security. it's been a little bit of a sticking point for hillary clinton, her opponents are trying to use breaking news against her on interested. that the state state department refused to release it. according to the state department. their opponents are trying to suggest they don't have the judgment to have that at the white house. >> this is like benghazi, the republicans continue to use it. beat up on me. i understand that, that's the way they are. after 11 hours of testimony,
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answering every question in public, which i requested for many months, it's clear that they are grasping at straws. >> whether they are grasping at straws or not. they will eventually have to decide that. >> of course, we have two other democratic candidates - o'malley and bernie, what are they doing today? well, on the bernie side he released numbers suggesting that he raise his campaign 20 million. remember, the caucuses are designed not just to select the candidate representing people in iowa, but to show that that person has what it takes to defeat the onsing side. and by him saying he raised $20 million, it's a show of strength. o'malley is trying to cop up in the numbers. >> that is one month's total, right? >> correct, one month. it's a show of force from the sanders camp to say that he has
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what it takes to not just win this caucus, to be the man selected in iowa, but for the nation, against whoever the republicans put up against him. >> let's talk about the republicans. national polls are out. what do they show? >> many are surprised that donald trump is leading in the polls, followed by ted cruz and marco rubio. on the democratic side i want to the point out we have hillary clinton at the top. bernie sanders is next. they are neck and neck. on a distant third we have martin o'malley. >> we'll check back with you later. thank you very much iowa's caucus is noteworthy not just because of the nation's status, but it operates differently. al jazeera's mary snow reports
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from demoyne. >> yes, it's well-known that iowa is the first in the nation to weigh in on the presidential race. but less well-known are the quirks behind the caucus system. starting with what is a draw for white house hopeful. >> we have won a victory. >> in 1972 it was by chance that democrats in iowa scheduled caucuses with everyone else. in 1976, republicans joined them. >> i'm running for president. >> jimmy carter did well that the year in iowa, and went on to win the white house. iowa cemented the first in the nation's status. >> drake university said with it comes a process that unlike primaries, the voters cast ballots. >> the caucuses know you have to be at your caucus site at 7 o'clock monday night, be
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prepared to spend a couple of hours, and you have to hope there's no blizzard, the car starts and no one is sick in the family. public buildings like churches, schools and libraries are among the places used as caucus sites used in the precincts. in remote rural areas, a cubing cues might be held in a private home. once inside rules are different. depending on the party. republicans have the more straightforward process. after hearing from sur kates, they write their choice on a piece of paper. votes are counted and they are reported to precinct. people have to stand up for their preferred candidate. in this year's 3-person race, they'll say everybody in favour of hillary clinton go to that corner. everyone in favour of bernie sanders go to this corner. everyone in favour of martin o'malley go to this corner. everyone that is undecided or undeclared go to another corner.
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>> then these are called preference groups. >> in order to be viable, a preference group has to have a certain percentage of support of those present at the caucus. if it doesn't meet the threshold the group is dissolved and others win over its members. >> people are enticed to - even if someone has a preference for hillary clinton. sanders people may say "you don't support her, you really want to support bernie", there's a lot of horse trading and cajoling. it's interesting to watch. >> reporter: iowa's system has its pitfalls, and iowa had egg on its face in 2012 when party leaders declared mitt romney the winner of the republican caucus. >> first place is mitt romney with 274 vote. only to announce two weeks later there'd been a miscount. rick santorum why is the winner and many argue that it cost him
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momentum. this year iowa is working to make sure history doesn't repeat itself. stay with al jazeera for coverage of the caucuses. there's a team of journalists on the ground. we'll bring you live coverage as the gatherings get under way. tomorrow, 8:00p.m. eastern. later this hour, our regular look at the week ahead. this week religion and the 2016 campaigns, how faith can influence voters. coming up at 8:30 eastern, 5:30 pacific turning to syria's war, peace talks to end the conflict on shaky ground. james bays has the latest developments from geneva. >> arriving for his first meeting with the syrian opposition, trying to persuade them to join negotiations - the u.n.'s special envoy. >> reporter: what are you hoping to hear from the opposition.
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>> i will see them and then i will tell you. >> reporter: thank you, sir. >> while he was meeting a delegation of opposition representatives, their spokesman asked reporters why it was important all the provisions of the security council resolution that set up the talks process be now implemented. >> it's important for us to see that food goes to our children who are starved to death. to see syrian families, syrian women are safe sitting in there homes and their houses, away from the sights of the russians. >> when mr de mistura emerged at the end of his meeting with the opposition, he gave few details, other than saying he remained optimistic. >> are you optimistic? >> yes, and determined. >> a good meeting. >> yes. >> do you think you can deal with the concerns. there are certain things they want, do you think you can deal with those. >> we must deal with the concerns of the syrian people. >> reporter: can you deliver?
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>> we must first address that, thank you. >> reporter: the syrian government delegation that arrived on friday made its first statements to the media. chief negotiator claimed the opposition were amateurs, not professionals, and he said he had not been given a list of their delegation members. >> we have not yet started. the talks. we don't know yet who would be sitting with us on the other side. neither of us, nor the special envoy are aware of the names of the composition of the other delegations with whom we have this dialogue. >> reporter: one of the reasons he does not have a final list is because names are still added to the opposition team. two of the most prominent figures in the opposition. mohammed, a chief negotiator, on his way to geneva from saudi arabia, and i'm told on monday, to expect the arrival of riyadh,
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the head of the high negotiating committee, an indication that the opposition is getting close to making a final decision. suicide bombings in damascus threaten to derail peace talks. a car bomb and two suicide bombers devastated a neighbourhood, at least 60 people died. the islamic state claimed responsibility. secretary of state john kerry said peace talks must succeed. >> while battlefield dynamics can affect negotiating leverage, in the end there's no military solution conflict. without negotiations, the bloodshed will drag on, until the last city is reduced to rubble and every home, form of
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infrastructure and semblance of civilisation is destroyed. >> for more on the peace talks we want to bring in international affairs contributor joining us from ann arbor michigan. thank you for joining us. do you think with the conflict, that the peace talks have a chance of success? >> well, the chances of these talks succeeding are between slim and none. >> and why is that? >> the - well, the sides are way too far powder. they think they can make advances on the battle fade. in my experience the negotiations happen when both sides are exhausted, when they feel they are blocked from further advances, and you can see it in the delegation assembled on the rebel side. the saudis are sending a member of the army of islam group to be
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the chief negotiator. the syrian regime says it will not talk to the army of islam. they are terrorists. there are other groups they are willing to talk to. >> if that is the lead negotiators, they are not going to sit together. >> the secretary of state john kerry head a strong statement about peace talks. what leverage does the military really have? >> well the united states is in a difficult position in syria, it has not opposed rush owe camming in, and they are inflicting damage. the united states is focussed on defeating i.s.i.l. or barrett dachyshyn, and that group is out in the certain desert. it's irrelevant to the main
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battlefields, closer to the big cities in the west. >> the u.n. security council organised the talks. opposition leaders have not been named, and the ones that are named are not ones that syria wants to talk to. did the u.n. make a mistake calling the talks before the parties were identified? well, you know, at this moment history, there's no good time to have talks. it's better that they try. who knows. some relationships may be established. some positions may be laid out. as time goes on, it is important. negotiating an end to a war is a long-term process. i don't think there's anything wrong with criming. >> does i.s.i.l. have a role in the talks? >> i.s.i.l. doesn't want the
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talk to happen, they feed on polarization and war. were peace to break out, i.s.i.l.'s goose would be cooked. they tried to blow up a shi'ite neighbourhood in order to break up the talks, to get factions between sunnis and shi'ites. >> does it seem likely that the fight against i.s.i.l. will benefit bashar al-assad, making it more likely that not only will the russians nist that he remain in power, but other american allies will see that only bashar al-assad can maintain an order there? >> well, it seems likely strategy, that she is trying to destroy the other rebels, the ones beside i.s.i.l. and leave others standing. now go to the west and say you
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have a choice between me and abu bakr al-baghdadi, who beheads people if so forth. therefore you better stick with me. the united states is not buying the line. the u.s. is insisting permanent settlements involves bashar al-assad stepping down or subjecting himself to free and fair elections. >> thank you to juan coal our analyst on the middle east. >> two italian coast guard ships rescued 300 migrants. they were picked up off the coast of libya, they were dropped off in sicily a columbian city is fighting the mosquitos that are spreading the zika virus. city workers are fume gait ght the streets and educating residents on how to eliminate
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breeding grounds. 21 pregnant women are known to be infected with zika fire us, which has been linked to babies born with small brains. health officials have advised women in el salvador to delay getting pregnant. john holman reports. >> reporter: soon to be mothers in a hospital in el salvador, worrying about the same thing - the zika virus. it's spreading fast here, transmitted by mosquitos. scientists think if the mother is infected, it could cause brain damage to the unborn child. the link is yet to be proved and the el salvador government took the extraordinary step to warn women not to get pregnant for at least of the next year. that is too late for this woman, who is suffering from fever and rash coming with zika. eight months into the pregnancy the risk is lower. she is still sick with worry. >> i wouldn't have got pregnant,
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i would have waited for the outbreak to have finished. >> reporter: the vice minister of health says it's the tip of the iceberg. authorities only recently detected the virus here, but they are getting ready for the brain damaged children that could be born in around 7 months time. >> we started to discuss this to look at the special resources the system needs to give support to the children, looking at other countries that have the problem, to strengthen our institutions. >> reporter: the emphasis is on prevention, but while contraception is widely used, but one option the women in this extremely catholic country don't have is terminating pregnancy, even if the foetus is brain damaged. this congressman for the capital city believes el salvador's no tolerance abortion laws need to be discussed in light of the zika threat. >> translation: it's a debate we should take more seriously without the subjectivity of the
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myths that can be generated in our country. to open up the defensive life not just to babies, but to families, and mothers, and damage that can be generated in society. the government is concentrating on the root cause, the mosquitos carrying the virus. authorities have fumigated houses in the capital. there's 6,000 cases in el salvador. the biggest worry is not now, but what the future may bring still ahead - the new line of women's clothing that is raising security concerns in one nation. and in the week ahead - religion and the 2016 campaign, does it play an important role in the candidates electability.
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boko haram carried out an attack in nigeria, involving gun fire, fire bombs and suicide bombers, members of the group stormed the village and two refugee camps in the north-east. the area was apparently completely destroyed after the attack. it lasted four hours, and claimed the lives of 86 people, including many children. government troops were unable to stop the assault sooner because they were outgunned by the extremists. demro three of the attackers in nigeria were women, something
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that ads to concerns about a new line of clothing to muslim nations. it's faceable and dangerous. niklas hawk has the story from senegal. >> designing clothes for the muslim woman. for the senegalese fashion designer, it's an opportunity that can't be ignored. after working for kyle lacher feed in paris, she started her own brand she is adapting her designs to the latest trends. customers no longer want short skirts and sleeveless tops, but ask for longer dresses and even the full veil. >> translation: women, whether old or young, feel more respected wearing the veil, especially in conservative societies, it's a sign of confidence and trustworthy. >> other designers like her are showing collections at the muslim conference in dakar. an opportunity to show case the diversity fashion for muslim
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women, it's call halal fashion. some of the outfits could be banned. the president says it poses a security threat. they are illegal in cameroons, niger and chad, where dozens of people have been killed by suicide attackers who detonated bombs concealed under their robes. organizers of the event say they promote fashion, not violence. >> i think it's a debate that stigmatizes the wrong people. i don't have to follow the global trend. actually, it's saying, in a way, let's create this new islamic clothing trend, let's show people that i can be fashionable, open-minded, that i can be smart, that i can be entrepreneurial, that i can dare, without showing my body if i don't want to. that is what they are trying to - that's what they are trying
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to get across. >> halal fashion is a growing market. last year alone it was estimated to be worth 230 billion globally. it's not just local shops making clothes like this. big brands are making clothes for muslim women, they, too, see an opportunity in halal fashion. so despite the security threat, and debates surrounding the veil they believe the demand for clothing like this will grow. the indian government changed its stance on homosexuality several times in the past decade, and things may shift again on tuesday. l.g.b.t. supporters held vigils across india today, ahead of a pivotal supreme court hearing this week. we have this report on the legal
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ramifications of being gay in ipped why -- india. >> reporter: this issue began with 2009. when the delhi high court struck down a law banning sexuality, there was in place since early times. it was celebrated by supporters, saying it was a step forward away. it was condemned by some groups who said homosexuality was a western matter. in 2013 india's supreme court
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reversed the decision, saying that this kind of thing was a job of parliament, and not the courts, which effectively brought the law back. no one has officially in recent files gone to gaol over the law. the gay community believes that changing social attitudes can't begin if a law like this is in place in the country. that brings us to now when a bench of five judges will hear a batch of petitions asking it to reconsider its decision and strike down the law. we spoke to a associate professor at the who explained how transgender were almost accepted even though homosexuality is illegal. >> it's interesting if you look at the 2013 ruling, the court drew from the argument facts of indian culture, some of the myths of hinduism to advocate for the special status of the group, and they are deserving of all the basic political matters, and economic rights of other decisions in the country. but if you compare that with the current ruling on the table. the question is that the court argued in 2013 when it recriminalized homosexuality that they are not discriminating based on a glass of individuals, but are protecting identities,
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so, in fact, they are going after the fact of sodomy, which carries over from the british statute, as culture, values, nature, and science, but when it comes to protecting identities, they seem to advocate the notion that people's identities should be protected even though the acts they may engage in are criminal. it is legal to identify as transgender, many that do so face persecution. coming up a presidential candidates religion historically played a part in america. as it tells us, times may be changing. we'll discuss it in the sunday segment "the week ahead" next.
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welcome back to al jazeera america. here is a look at the top stories - peace talks to end syria's war is on shaky ground. deligations opposed to bashar al-assad arrived in geneva, but they have not said they will take part in the talks. negotiations began on friday two italian coast guardships res accused over 300 migrants, picked up from three rubber boats. transported to a port in sicily. >> iowa was will make their choice when the president holds
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republican systems tomorrow night. it's the first contest of the season. most spent the weekend campaigning across the state it's sunday night, time for a regular look at "the week ahead". tomorrow - iowans as we said will make the first electoral candidates for the 2016 race, economy, foreign policy and other issues will be discussed at the first international caucuses. evangelical christians have been one of the nation's sought of after voting blocks. many are poised goout donald trump being found to be the least religious. >> senator bernie sanders's jewish upbringing has been barely mentioned. that would have been surprising a few weeks ago. last week sanders said he's not
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involved in organized religion, a remark few would make. being public about one's religion has been an u.n. official requirement. as kameron kielly reports, the role of faith in u.s. politics is evolving. >> i believe in an america, where the separation of church and state is absolute. >> two months before the presidential election of 1960 democratic candidate john f kennedy made his case for why his religion should not make him president. >> i believe in an america that is officially neither catholic, protest ants. where no public official requests or accepts instructions on public policy from the pope. chumps or any other eclisy
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aftical source. >> some historians believe the speech helped him become the first and only catholic presidents. >> religion is a factor in presidential elections. it wasn't until 2000 when al gore chose lieberman as a running mate. the next president and again in 2012. mitt romney was advised to downplay his mormon believes. >> even though he's a practicing christian, president obama defended himself from critics who claim he is a muslimism. >> we have a problem in this countries, muslims, we another our current president is one. he's not even an merch. >> a poll suggests 64% of
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republicans say it's important for a candidate to share his or her fates. >> the survey says half. 51% of those polled would not support an atheist for president. down from 53% years ago. >> it could help bernie sanders, raised jewish, but who is effectively not involved with any religion. >> i'm motivated by a vision that economists in all great religions in christianity, islam, buddhism and other r.e.m.age lions. >> sanders -- religion. sanders made that statement at liberty university. falwell's son endorsed donald trump, showing candidates are courting the evangelical vote. >> it's evident in states like iowa, where the senator ted cruz
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is trumpeting his religion. >> candidates paid tribute to various countries around the state. >> the pastor leads the christian life. he will not sell congregants who to vote for, he says the role of religion in politics is obvious. >> it's crazy to think any of us can be separate from our faith, our values when we enter the political process. >> what happens on election day is what matters. and while by tradition the new president is sworn in with his or her hand on the bible. it's worth remembering that the constitution bars a test for the presidency or other office. joining us tonight reverend derek harkins, a former advisor to president obama and director
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of the faith outreach initiative for the democratic party, and in idaho, darren, the author of "presidents and their faith", thank you both for being with us. let's take the question for both of you. i'd like to get i first reverend larkins on this point. we heard a minister say it is ridiculous to think about separating oneself from the - one's politics from faith and values, on the other hand the american constitution says there's supposed to be separation of state. the question - why do president's candidates feel it important to talk about religion in. >> it's the cultural norm now over the centuries, decades. it's interesting, it's a profoundly constitutional for a president to say there's no religious test, nothing qualifies or disqualifies an individual to be elected based on their personal profession of
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faith. >> professor, your point of view, sir. well, certainly we had a lot of presidents. every religious, not too much, too little, not too overt. you look back to ellisies has no proclaimed religion, he made strong separation of church and state. when we look at the iowa caucus ks among the republican candidates. a form of evangelicalism is important if not more important in previous. >> there's a poll out there about a shift in presidential
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candidates. what is the shift and what does it suggest for the election? >> certainly evangelicals think that, it's important that the president and candidates share faith. a growing number is none, having no religious backgrounds or not affiliated. among the democrats, it's clear that the presidential candidate does not need to share their own faith and while certain groups want a presidential candidate it's no so important they believe every single thing. we see that with someone like donald trump, who is at the bottom of the list, which says the perception of how religious
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he is, yet evangelicals appear comfortable voting for him. >> we have a picture of donald trump, showing the bible that his mother gave him. religion is often equated with values, and there is those that won't vote for someone that had an extramarital affair, used drugs and other matters. is that on both sides. >> i think not. you see some candidates with that as part of the biography. i would believe the pew study notwithstanding, for conservative evangelicals average that is represented. it overrides a litmus test by
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way of religious ideology. today tonight that donald trump could persuade evangelicals, like he has been doing in iowa. many made the determination. my being oppositional to this president is in some respects more important than me being guided by my religious tenants. >> in the weent republican party debate. marco rubio spoke about religious faith. you should hope our next president is influenced by their faith. when i'm president accan tell you this, my faith will not just influence the way i govern as president. but the way i live ply life. my goal is not to live on the earth for 80 years, but an eternity with my creator. >> listening to marco rubio, do
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you think he was revealing for votes or expressing a religious belief or both. >> maybe both. my colleague mentioned ulysses. i think about thomas jefferson, and that john at ams would be demed tolla tariun ium. it's one thing to say that you have a moral guide post in your faith. it's another to say what framework it has to sit. i think it's what they would have wanted. >> god has pressed this country
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with enormous resource, and we should burr sue the above, develop oil, gas, coal, nuclear, wind, solar,ethan ole. >> is there any doubt that cruz is appealing for doubts or is he expressing religious beliefs? >> i would say it's hard pressed to say that there was a questions between one's religious base, and the need to present more foal or fuel. there's a moved among certain groups, and recognition that one can't deny the science of climate change. it seems he inserted the christianity into an argument that was more political in
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nature. >> democrats appear to be doing less talk about religion than republicans, is that traditional. given the climate we are in today, is that a mistake? >> i don't see it as a mistake. i see it as an overall democratic base. >> in the united states congress there are christians, jews, muslims, hindus. to talk about one's faith, it is appropriate. to thing you can only frame it in a context familiar to people is off the mark, and it's wrong to pervert that perspective. >> in your book. presidents and their faith, you say that a president's faith doesn't necessarily indicate how good a person they'll be
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governing the country. can you give us examples? >> recent example, looking at the poll results, the regan administration, and the man that regan seemed to have faith, yet that seems to do nothing towards helping with aids or compassion, something expected to be guided by his or her faith or harry truman who was a christian, and claimed that he was grateful for god to drop the historic bond. we can have someone that's a christian we'd want to think about healing the poor, and healing divides. when it comes to national
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security seems that they are more important. or someone like nixon, who was a qua quaker, was involved in the carpet bombings in vietnam. the last question for you, for the person that worked as an advisor, he has ex-tressed faith, attends prey breakfast. yet some of his harshest critics are conservative christians, how do you plain is that in. >> i think the opposition is not born out whether there's a sense of religious complicity. for someone, you talk about the example of prior president. i would be hard pressed to think
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of another that gave a correct sermon about chris. it's interesting that people, as we heard the foolishness in your step, someone accusing him being a faith that he is not. not that there's anything wrong. all the diatribe is born out out of the idea that conservative christians have a disagreement based on faith, but they have an intolerance for who president obama is. >> thank you both for being with us on al jazeera america. and we will see what the voters in iowa do, and how it kectsds do religious faith tomorrow. >> before we go a look at other stories. a new political era for myanmar. long-time opposition leader
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takes her seat as parliament's new leader. her national league for democracy holds a fast majority of seats. >> dell gum and france hold a counterterrorism summit in brussels. tuesday - attorneys for bill cosby appear at a hearing in wednesday, and they are expected to ask that sexual abuse charges be dropped next, diversity wins big at the sag actors award. an array of actors from recognised we are watching the next winter storm in california, promising to bring heavy snow across the south-west. and we are looking at blizzard conditions for many parts of the central plains. all the details when i return after this.
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controversy over oscar nominationing, the screen actor awards last night honoured a diverse array of actors. "spotlight" won the main prize. roxana is here with more. >> over the past couple of weeks we learnt about oscars so white, hashtag. now there's a new one, sags so black. >> welcome to diverse tv. >> reporter: with those words, actor summed up the sag awards.
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you were the british actor winning two trophies two weeks after oscar voters decided not to nominate him. queen latifah won best actress in a tv mini series for playing bessey smith in hvo's "bessey", and says viewers want to see more diversity. . >> growth is important, paramount. change is inevitable a. may as well wrap your mind around it and let's go. >> movie reel: please, don't be mad at me. >> uza took home two trophy for her work in "orange is the new black." others praised the diversity of the cast. >> look at these faces. this is what we talk about when we talk about diversity. >> different ways, colour, creed, sexual orientation. thank you so much. >> for performance by an actor. >> the result of the awards stand in contrast to the oscars. they nominated no actors of colour.
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for the second year in a row. sparking a debate across the industry and on twitter, with the hashtag oscars so white. during the sag awards ceremony, observers responded with the hashtag sag so black. one person tweeted, i'm glad i wasn't the only one: another wrote:. >> we have become a society of trending topics. diversity is not a trending topic. it's not. >> actress viola davis, an oscar winner that won a sag for her role in the drama series "how to get away with murder", said diversity should be a focus even after award season is open. >> all the actors of colour i know don't place limitations on themselves either. regardless of what is going on with the academy, regardless of
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what is going on in hollywood, they will find a way to be excellent it is interesting to note voting for the sag awards ended friday, two weeks after the debate over the lack of diversity in the academy awards nominations that may have something to do with d. bill wyman u art and culture contribute junior says there could be. >> this has been a good achievement over the last 15 years. there hasn't been minority nominees which is wrong. at times you don't get nominated. people complain will smith did
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not get nominated. it's not like there's an apartheid in the voting. there has been almost as many nonwhite nominees in the last 15 years as in the frooef withdraws 60 or 70 years, there's progress made. the academy is an elite group, and is a libleerral group. they made big strides. it's the media industry as a whole. they are working in lily white newsrooms, sill kwon valley is a white operation. the movie industry is white. there's all sorts of linings. in the music industry you hardly hear about fv record producers. there's racist barriers and sexist issues out there. that is something hollywood should answer for. >> he point out that rewards are
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after the fact now, to the weather with meteorologist kevin corvo. >> we have a lot to talk about. this is one in the pacific, making its way to california. it will travel quickly across the south-west and into the central plains, look at the warnings for winter, storm warnings, blizzard warnings across every single state in the south-west, except for the blizzard warnings affecting the nevada. we expect 18 inches of snow. commonplace across the northern tear of the rockies, we expect to see 2 feet of snow in colorado. that will be on monday. on tuesday, the storm makes its way to the plains. this is where we'll see the strength of the storm as it intensifies. the area in red for nebraska in
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kansas. the area in green is a blizzard warning. one goes into effect. it goes into effect tomorrow at noon. the watch, for iowa, goes into effect monday evening. it will be tricky, as we go to the end of the caucus, at the end of the caucus, the blizzard watches will kick into effect. a lot of snow is expect. it will be a bad day, especially on tuesday, to be driving. >> thank you. we'll keep tabs on that. >> thank you, sir. >> thank you for joining us, i'm randall pinkston if new york. i'll be back with another hour of news at 11:00p.m. eastern, 8:00p.m. pacific. stay with us for "faultlines" coming up next. >> i think this is the most helpless feeling i've ever experienced >> but who's getting rich, while some are just trying to survive. >> they wanna make the city for people that can afford things >> fault lines, al jazeera america's hard hitting...
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