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  • CARL AZUZ, CNN ANCHOR: I`m Carl Azuz welcoming you to CNN STUDENT NEWS.

  • Hosting an international event can come with an intense spotlight.

  • Yesterday, we talked about some of the challenges that Russia is facing as it gets ready for next year`s Winter Olympics.

  • There`s also been a focus on a controversial Russian law that deals with homosexuality.

  • The law doesn`t make it illegal to be gay.

  • But it prohibits distributing information to minors that promotes same sex relationships.

  • The law had some people concerned about the upcoming Olympics.

  • What kind of behavior would or wouldn`t be acceptable from athletes or fans.

  • On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said everyone would be welcomed at the games.

  • Quote, "We are doing everything so that participants and guests feel comfortable in Sochi regardless of nationality, race or sexual orientation.

  • What kind of impact could President Putin statement have?

  • PHIL BLACK, CNN CORRESPONDENT: President Putin`s comment is clearly an attempt to cook some of the international anger over Russia`s antigay propaganda law,

  • which makes it illegal to tell children here that gay and straight relationships are equal.

  • It`s being branded discriminatory.

  • His words are unlikely to satisfy gay and human right activists around the world who aren`t just worried about what this law means during the Olympics,

  • they are angry about its very existence.

  • And it will mean for gay people in this country before, during and after the games.

  • AZUZ: Next up today, advice and consent.

  • It`s phrased right out of the U.S. Constitution, and it`s one of the responsibilities of the U.S. Senate.

  • It works like this: the president nominates people to feel certain positions in the U.S. government.

  • Then, the Senate advises and consents or it doesn`t.

  • Senators consider the nominees, ask them questions, then they either confirm or deny the nominees for the jobs.

  • This is Senator Lindsey Graham.

  • He is threatening to block every nomination from President Obama until he gets answers about an attack on the U.S. facility last year.

  • SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM (R ) SOUTH CAROLINA: To this date, we don`t have the FBI interviews of the survivors conducted one or two days after the attack.

  • We don`t have the basic information about what was said of the night of the attack that`s been shared with Congress as of this day.

  • AZUZ: The terrorists` attack Senator Graham is talking about is the one on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

  • Four Americans were killed, and Senator Graham says they died in a different way than the Obama administration says they did.

  • He`s been pushing to get details on what happened and on the administration`s response.

  • He wants the Senate to be able to question the survivors of the Benghazi attack.

  • So, what about Senator Graham`s plan to block the nominations?

  • He can do that. The rules of the Senate allow members to hold up nominations through different methods.

  • It`s something Democrats and Republicans have done.

  • The goal is to force action or compromise.

  • ANNOUNCER: It`s time for "The Shoutout."

  • Which country is part of two continents?

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

  • Is it Australia, Mexico, Turkey or there aren`t any.

  • You`ve got three seconds, go.

  • Turkey spans continental lines, the Bosphorus Strait separates the Asian part from the European part.

  • That`s your answer and that`s your "Shoutout."

  • AZUZ: Turkey has been called a bridge between Europe and Asia.

  • In fact, there`s an actual bridge over the Bosphorus that connects the continents.

  • Now, there is a passage way underneath the Bosphorus, too.

  • Yesterday, Turkish leaders and officials opened a new underwater railway tunnel.

  • It`s a multibillion dollar project that engineers say can get you from one continent to the other in about four minutes.

  • You probably studied the Silk Road, the ancient trade route that linked China with the West.

  • Officials are hoping this tunnel will be an important part of a modern Silk Road.

  • This report looks at how it came together.

  • BECKY ANDERSON, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Istanbul, a maritime city crippled by heavy traffic.

  • The Bosphorus Bridge is one of just two road connections across the city`s strait.

  • Cars, along with the city ferries carry the load of more than 1 million daily commuters.

  • I`m aboard one of the commuter ferries on the Bosphorus.

  • And it is difficult to imagine when you are here that 60 meters below us works are ongoing on the world`s deepest submerged tunnel ever built.

  • This is the core of the Marmaray Project.

  • The remarkable feet of engineering, this tunnel sits beneath one of the world`s busiest shipping lanes and about 16 kilometers from the nearest fault line.

  • (on camera): So where are we now?

  • MEHMET CHILINGIR, DEPUTY PROJECT MANAGER: We`re at the Sirkigi (ph) Station, which is the deepest station of the system.

  • ANDERSON: On the European side. CHILINGIR: On the European side.

  • ANDERSON: This is an area of seismic activity, I understand. So, what are you doing to minimize the risks?

  • CHILINGIR: We have seismic joints in the tunnels.

  • Those will act like a flexible joint between two tubes and will take the effects off seismic movement.

  • ANDERSON (voice over): The immersed tube tunnel was assembled from 11 concrete segments.

  • And it`s part of an overhaul of the existing cross city railway system.

  • Works started in 2004, but construction is put on the hold following the discovery of an ancient Byzantine court.

  • BINALI YILDIRIM, TURKISH TRANSPORT MINISTER: The tunnel is going under very historical area, so every piece of soil is examined by expert.

  • Because of that, believe me, we lost five years.

  • ANDERSON: THE Marmaray will take passengers across the strait in a little over two minutes.

  • Easing congestion, while bringing Europe and Asia closer together.

  • ANNOUNCER: Time for a "Shoutout" extra credit.

  • Which of these is not a medical vital sign?

  • Is it breathing, consciousness, pulse or temperature?

  • Rewind the clock to three seconds and go.

  • A vital sign check includes breathing, pulse, temperature and blood pressure.

  • But not consciousness.

  • That`s your answer and that`s your "Shoutout" extra credit.

  • AZUZ: Checking vital signs is one of the first things a paramedic does in an emergency situation.

  • And in a hospital emergency room, a patient`s vital signs are monitored continuously.

  • When doctors are training, they don`t always work on live patients, and dummies don`t usually have vital signs.

  • But technology is helping make training more real.

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Alert, alert, (inaudible) wound. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Let`s get two liters of fluid ...

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Blood pressure 84 to 56. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Let`s go ahead and intubate.

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: The sites and sounds of an emergency room.

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: The body, who do you feel it?

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Conditions the trauma doctors like Robert Benjamin are trained to handle.

  • But this is not an average workday.

  • DR. ROBERT BENJAMIN, LAKELAND HOSPITAL: I had no idea that this was going to be that intense.

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: The trauma team is training.

  • Their patient is bleeding, and has rapidly changing vital signs, but he is not in danger of dying because he is not real.

  • This is a high-tech patient simulator.

  • BENJAMIN: You`re able to do a neuro check, moving extremities, looking at his eyes, breathing and respirations were very, very accurate.

  • DR. LUIS LLERENA, CAMLS: All right, we`re going to stop!

  • (on camera): Many times the learners know they are being trained!

  • I just switched the scenario? I`ll drop its blood pressure. What are you going to do now?

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: a control room teem monitors the training and the patient`s simulator`s vitals are manipulated by remote control.

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: He lost a total amount of 1500 milliliters of blood. His respiratory rate is now back up to 45.

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Everything is recorded, giving the team video to review and an experience that could help in real life.

  • BENJAMIN: We need to build up more trauma teams, and they need to get the training in order to, you know, become those (inaudible) ...

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: We have another trauma on the way.

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: It`s all staged, but for trauma training, this is as real as it gets.

  • AZUZ: It`s a worldwide Wednesday when the "Roll Call."

  • Checks in with some of the schools watching CNN STUDENT NEWS from around the world.

  • Today`s schools all have something in common.

  • First up, we have the Dragons from Kubasaki School in Okinawa, Japan.

  • Then, we have the Dragons.

  • This time, from Singapore International School in Danang (ph) Vietnam.

  • And finally, guess what, we have the Dragons.

  • Balboa Academy in Panama City, Panama.

  • Welcome, one and all, to the "Roll Call."

  • These fishermen are showing off their big catch.

  • But keep a close eye on the right side of your screen.

  • There it was. Sea lion, just pokes the guy`s fish.

  • It came right up over the side, snatching it out of his hands.

  • Maybe he should have been more concerned with his grip than with his paws.

  • Thanks to the YouTube video, at least there is evidence that at some point he had the fish.

  • Most - there it is again - most stories about the one that got away are met with skepticism,

  • and if he tries to tell this tale, you know how people would respond. See? Lying!

  • After all, without the video, the story sounds a little fishy.

  • We are at a time today - that was easily, the worst pun we`ve had all year.

  • And you know I ain`t lion.

  • We`re back tomorrow with more CNN STUDENT NEWS. See you then.

  • END

CARL AZUZ, CNN ANCHOR: I`m Carl Azuz welcoming you to CNN STUDENT NEWS.

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