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  • BEN TINKER, CNN ANCHOR: Hey, everyone. It`s Friday, and you are watching CNN STUDENT NEWS.

  • I`m Ben Tinker, in today for Carl Azuz.

  • We are wrapping up our first week of the school year with a medical story, a salary question, and a new heir to the throne.

  • But first, we`re going to Egypt.

  • Yesterday, we reported on the latest violence happening in the North African country.

  • More than 500 people were killed there on Wednesday.

  • More than 3,700 others were injured.

  • This all happened during fighting between security forces and protesters.

  • CNN`s Reza Sayah has more from Cairo.

  • REZA SAYAH, CNN CORRESPONDENT: For weeks, Egypt`s military backed interim government had promised to crush a six-week-long sit-in demonstration

  • in support of the ousted president, Mohammed Morsy.

  • On Wednesday, they delivered, with a ferocious crackdown.

  • Authorities claim initially they used tear gas and water cannons to scatter protesters, but that was followed by gunfire.

  • They say Morsy supporters fired first, and they were forced to fire back.

  • Whoever started it, the gunfire lasted for hours.

  • Security forces steadily pushed in,

  • and behind makeshift barriers, Morsy supporters desperately held on.

  • At a nearby hospital and makeshift clinic, there was little room for the mounting casualties.

  • Three volunteer doctors claim security forces stormed the hospital and forced out the medics,

  • effectively leaving scores of bloody bodies in government custody.

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: They put their guns in our faces and said you have to leave in five minutes.

  • And we told them that there were many people, many (inaudible) people bleeding inside the hospital (ph).

  • And they said it`s not your business and go out now.

  • SAYAH: By roughly 6:00 p.m., security forces had taken full control of the sit-in,

  • bulldozing hundreds of tents and torching protesters` belongings.

  • Thousands of angry Morsy supporters, many of them walking wounded, left in despair.

  • For Egypt`s military backed interim government, it was mission accomplished at a steep cost,

  • but the fury of Morsy backers and the Muslim Brotherhood signaled a movement determined to keep fighting.

  • TINKER: Leaders around the world have spoken out against the violence in Egypt.

  • That includes President Barack Obama.

  • After all, the U.S. and Egypt are allies.

  • That means they support each other and work together.

  • Yesterday, the president talked about how the crisis in Egypt could affect that relationship.

  • BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: Well, we want to sustain our relationship with Egypt.

  • Our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back.

  • As a result, this morning we notified the Egyptian government

  • that we are canceling our biannual joint military exercise, which was scheduled for next month.

  • Going forward, I`ve asked my national security team to assess the implications of the actions taken by the interim government,

  • and further steps that we may take as necessary with respect to the U.S.-Egyptian relationship.

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: See if you can ID me.

  • I am an organism whose name comes from the Greek word for change.

  • I only have one cell.

  • In fact, I am so small that you can only see me with a microscope.

  • I use pseudopodia, a kind of false foot, to move.

  • I`m an ameba, and some of my species can cause diseases in people.

  • TINKER: A 12-year-old in Florida is fighting for his life against a disease he contracted from a rare ameba.

  • Earlier this month, Zachary Rainer (ph) was knee-boarding in a water-filled ditch near his house.

  • His parents got worried when he slept the entire next day.

  • Doctors say Zachary was attacked by naegleria fowleri, which is sometimes called a brain-eating ameba.

  • This ameba is usually found in fresh water, lakes and rivers.

  • People get infected when contaminated water goes up their nose.

  • Then, the ameba travels to the person`s brain and starts attacking tissue there.

  • Now, we should note, these infections are very rare.

  • In fact, between 2001 and 2010, there were only 32 reported cases in the United States,

  • but in those rare instances, the consequences were often fatal.

  • In the past 50 years, only 3 people have survived after contracting this ameba.

  • Zachary Rainer`s family is hoping he will be number four.

  • Next up, internships.

  • Some of you may have had one over the summer, or maybe you`ve heard about an older friend in college

  • getting this kind of real, on-the-job work experience.

  • What you might not know is that not all interns get paid.

  • One recently resorted to crowd sourcing, asking for help online to pay her bills.

  • Erin McPike looks into whether interns should get an income.

  • ERIN MCPIKE, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Calling all benefactors.

  • Would you spare a nickel to pay for this UNLV student`s living expenses while she interns for Harry Reid in Washington this fall?

  • Jessica Patrone (ph) went online to beg for help in paying for food and shelter while she toils away with no pay.

  • Otherwise, she says she will miss out on this once-in-a- lifetime chance to take advantage of this crucial career move without loans.

  • Ironic, because plenty of lawmakers here are constantly fighting to raise the federal minimum wage,

  • but in their own offices, they are not even paying some of their hardest workers.

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Only Congress, among anybody in the federal government,

  • only Congress is allowed to use unpaid interns, because they have explicitly written an exemption for themselves into the law.

  • MCPIKE: And it`s not just Washington looking for free labor.

  • Lots of those glamorous Hollywood internships don`t pay either.

  • Eric Flatt (ph) worked for free on the blockbuster hit "Black Swan,"

  • but he later sued, complaining it was unfair to pay him nothing.

  • He warns that only rich kids can score prestigious internships.

  • But the Employment Policies Institute`s Michael Saltsman warns mandating internships be paid could rob everyone of the experience.

  • MICHAEL SALTSMAN, EMPLOYMENT POLICIES INST.: I think it`s crucial that we maintain a situation where interns don`t have to be paid.

  • I think if we do have a situation like that, you have employers who may decide it`s not worth the hassle.

  • MCPIKE: And these jobs are not all full of copies, coffee and mail rooms.

  • One intern asked a question at the White House briefing, and several reached fame for sprinting right out of the Supreme Court with copies of crucial rulings.

  • But even if it`s not that quite that glamorous, there is pressure just to get one.

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: All I hear from the career center at school is, internships are almost a necessary thing now.

  • It`s not - your resume needs to have internships on it when you graduate, or you`re way, way behind.

  • TINKER: Interns and income. That`s our first blog post of the new school year, at cnnstudentnews.com.

  • Remember, you have to be at least 13 years old to comment on our blog.

  • Tell us what you think about the issue, but only tell us your first name.

  • Please, no last names, schools, or city names on the blog.

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: It`s time for the shoutout.

  • In what country will you find Trafalgar Square, the cliffs of Dover and Stonehenge?

  • If you think you know it, then shout it out.

  • Are they in Greece, New Zealand, Canada, or the United Kingdom?

  • You`ve got three seconds, go.

  • Those landmarks are in the United Kingdom.

  • That`s your answer and that`s your shoutout.

  • TINKER: And the British royal family reigns over all of those landmarks and everything else in the United Kingdom.

  • The UK is a constitutional monarchy, so the royal family doesn`t actually control the government,

  • but it does get a lot of attention in the United Kingdom and all over the world.

  • Our weeklong recap of summer news stories wraps up with the newest royal addition.

  • TINKER: On Monday, July 22nd, Catherine the duchess of Cambridge and her husband, Prince Williams, welcomed their first child.

  • Prince George Alexander Louis was born at 4:24 p.m., weighing eight pounds, six ounces.

  • The world waited in anticipation to catch a glimpse of the new prince.

  • But they didn`t wait long.

  • He made his first public appearance on his second day in the world.

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: There`s the baby, the new royal heir in the United Kingdom.

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: He`s got a good pair of lungs on him, that`s for sure.

  • He`s a big boy, he`s quite heavy.

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: It`s a special time. I think any parent having (inaudible) sort of know what this feeling (inaudible).

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Very special.

  • TINKER: Thanks to a new law, the royal couple`s baby, whether it was a boy or a girl, would be third in line for the British throne,

  • but it might be a while before Prince George gets to rule.

  • Right now, his great grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, still reigns.

  • Next in line is his grandfather, Prince Charles, and then his dad, Prince William.

  • The little prince is not in a hurry, though.

  • He has some growing up to do first.

  • TINKER: Back in March, Josh Roggles (ph) won a three-point shooting contest by hitting 13 of 15 shots.

  • For this YouTube video, he added a zero to the end of those numbers.

  • Josh sank 135 three`s in just five minutes.

  • He only missed 12 shots.

  • The math on this, 147 total attempts in 300 seconds;

  • one shot launched every 2 seconds;

  • and Josh nailed nearly 92 percent of them.

  • The high school junior`s 135 makes set a new unofficial record.

  • Now, listen, I don`t know if he was trying to court attention,

  • but that video sure helped him net some, don`t you think?

  • And if there ever was a question about his shooting skills, well,

  • I think he made his point, all 405 of them. Congratulations, Josh.

  • That`s where the clock runs out on us today.

  • I`m Ben Tinker, in for Carl Azuz. Have a great weekend.

  • END

BEN TINKER, CNN ANCHOR: Hey, everyone. It`s Friday, and you are watching CNN STUDENT NEWS.

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