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  • Welcome to CNN STUDENT NEWS. We are glad to see you this Tuesday.

  • The show begins with the report involving the issue of profiling.

  • It`s defined as making generalizations about people

  • based on their behavior or characteristics like race or gender.

  • The U.S. government is expanding its law enforcement guidelines regarding profiling.

  • Previously, it was banned when it came to race and ethnicity.

  • The new rules announced yesterday billed on that

  • making it illegal for law enforcement to profile people based on religion,

  • country of origin, gender or sexual orientation.

  • Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder calls profiling ineffective

  • and says it waists resources and undermines the public trust.

  • The new rules apply to federal law enforcement operations,

  • and anyone involved in them.

  • They don`t apply to state and local operations.

  • They also don`t apply to U.S. intelligence gathering,

  • or to security screenings at borders and airports.

  • Some critics are calling these guidelines too loose,

  • and saying they will allow the FBI

  • and border security officials to continue profiling people.

  • Airline security experts have said that profiling behavior,

  • but not race or religion can help reduce travel risks.

  • 2014 has shaped up to be the best year for hiring since the 1990s.

  • The U.S. unemployment rate stayed at 5.8 percent in October and November.

  • But employers added 321,000 jobs last months.

  • A major increase. Some of these jobs were likely due to seasonal hiring.

  • Temporary retail positions that will end after the holiday season.

  • And wages are still a week spot.

  • The median income, what Americans are making, is about the same as it was in 1995.

  • The job market is gaining momentum.

  • 321,000 net new jobs added in November, the most since January, 2012.

  • The trend - encouraging.

  • Ten months of job growth over 200,000, the best year now for job growth since 1999.

  • Digging inside these numbers, I see the quality of jobs starting to improve.

  • The first several years of this recovery featured low paid work,

  • but now the Labor Department calls jobs strength wide spread,

  • spanning professional and business services, retail, health care.

  • Yes, the economy is adding fast food workers and low wage work,

  • but hiring is also picking up in warehouses, factories, office parks, hospitals and labs.

  • Now, the jobless rate is 5.8 percent, still the lowest in six years.

  • Wages grew slightly in November.

  • But this has been a missing part of therecovery for several years now.

  • Even as demand grows for skilled and unskilled labor, wages haven`t risen.

  • hat makes workers feel this recovery less.

  • And balance this week taught us a lot about the health of the economy,

  • the best November auto sales in years, record high stocks,

  • very strong job creation and the lowest gas prices in more than four years.

  • All pretty good signs for the American economy and the American consumer.

  • See if you can I.D. me.

  • I`m a herbivore that`s native to Africa and Asia,

  • all of my spaces are endangered.

  • My order also includes zebras and horses,

  • but I`m by far the biggest mammal in the group.

  • I`m a rhinoceros.

  • Conservationists estimate there are fewer than 30,000 rhinos left in the world today.

  • One big reason for that, poaching.

  • Trespassing and illegally killing rhinos, which are slow to reproduce.

  • Their horns are what poachers are after.

  • They are made of keratin, a kind of protein we have in hour hair.

  • Sometimes they are sold as trophies,

  • sometimes because they are believed to have healing properties.

  • It`s why protecting them in places like South Africa is priority.

  • Above a poaching hot spot, the veterinarian takes aim.

  • This is the dart gun, his goal is to save, not to slaughter.

  • A flesh of pink on the rump, that heats good.

  • On the ground, a veterinary team stand by weary around the stunned animal.

  • Ready with a blindfold as the drugs kick in.

  • So, the rhino is dotted with a mix of an immobilizer and a tranquilizer,

  • and it takes about three to five minutes from the time it`s hit, to get it on the ground,

  • and from that moment on, the process is incredibly fast.

  • Oxygen tubes to help with the breathing, and a horn is micro-chipped,

  • and crucially, for South Africa`s anti-poaching endeavors, DNA samples are taken.

  • If the rhino does get poached, you can actually take a piece of the horn

  • and then link it to a specific carcass.

  • Then another shot to partially reverse the anesthetic.

  • This is clearly one of the most critical moments to get the rhino up,

  • using its own body force, having given it a partial reversal of the tranquilizer.

  • We have to make sure that we don`t get in the way.

  • The team haul a rhino to its feet, and it takes the few ginger steps towards the trailer,

  • The team haul a rhino to its feet, and it takes the few ginger steps towards the trailer,

  • which will carry it to safer ground.

  • In the more intensively detected zone in the Kruger National Park.

  • This is why.

  • Just a few miles further north,

  • a rhino carcass lies where it was shot some ten days ago now.

  • The forensics team have had such a backlog of poaching cases,

  • it`s taken him till now to get here.

  • This respect that they saw to form over there in Mozambique.

  • Kruger National Park, shares $350 kilometer border with Mozambique.

  • This shabby wiring right besides the caucus,

  • all it separates the two countries.

  • It is no deterrent when rhino horn can fetch more than $100,000 per kilogram on the black market.

  • Fueled by insatiable demand from Asia

  • where they wrongly believe that rhino horns can cure diseases like cancer.

  • Those are rumbling on yesterday`s transcript page at cnnstudentnews.com.

  • It was the thunder rolling in.

  • In Medina, North Dakota, and Medina Public School called this the thunder roll call.

  • Over to Vermont, in the state capital of Montpelier, we`ve got the raters today.

  • They are at U-32 middle and high school.

  • And in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,

  • "Hello to the American school of Rio de Janeiro.

  • Great to have you watching in South America.

  • Anyone successful will tell you, don`t fear failure.

  • Author C.S. Lewis wrote that one fails forward towards success.

  • Thomas Edison, inventor of the light bulb, the record player,

  • a movie camera, was once told he was too stupid to learn anything (ph).

  • Henry Ford failed repeatedly in business before the model T (ph)..

  • It`s a good thing their failures didn`t stop the successes that followed.

  • let`s celebrate the miscue, the faux pas,

  • the failure to launch. Why?

  • Because travel innovation stands on the shoulders of contraptions that never really took off.

  • Some idea seem far-fetched, like Ford`s nucleon.

  • Never intended for production, Nucleon was a concept care.

  • Designed to run on nuclear power.

  • In 1958, when nuclear powers seemed well, fun, other ideas seems poise for success,

  • but failed to take off. Like the jet pack.

  • This bell texture on rocket bell, blew our minds, in the `65 bond thriller Thunderball.

  • Shuttle astronauts enjoyed the convenience of jetpacks.

  • A water powered version starts at about $68,000.

  • And years before the empire struck back in "Star Wars",

  • General Electric billed this walking truck.

  • A human operator inside controls this mechanical legs.

  • But we`ve never seen anything practical that would fly us over traffic jams during daily commutes.

  • Where is that flying car? Like this $279,000 street legal airplane called "Transition."

  • Inventors say, a version that takes off and lands vertically is in the works

  • and shows just how far we`ve come in the air and on the ground.

  • 84 years ago in Scotland,

  • inventor George Benny billed a demo of his special train driven by a propeller.

  • Old film shows the real plane`s plush passenger cabin and fancy exterior.

  • All the while pulled by a propeller on its nose.

  • But Benny`s idea just didn`t take.

  • So, here`s to Benny and inventors like him.

  • Whose fascinating ideas just never panned out?

  • They prove that on every great journey there are some setbacks

  • that move us backward on the way forward.

  • Pudding. It`s not just for desert. It`s for racing.

  • The great Christmas Pudding Race is an annual event in London.

  • Contestants get dressed up in costumes or at least seasonal sportswear.

  • And then they hurried their way through a gelid (ph) of obstacles and challenges,

  • all while trying to keep their pudding in place.

  • The event raises thousands of dollars for cancer research,

  • and no matter who wins, everybody gets pudding.

  • Which really the icing on the cake.

  • It`s not a cake walk, the pound cake becomes ground cake unless they bake it to the finish line,

  • putting pudding on firmer fooding, putting up with ups and downs,

  • or puddings ups and downs in order to get their just deserts.

  • I`m Carl Azuz with the sweet conclusion of today show.

Welcome to CNN STUDENT NEWS. We are glad to see you this Tuesday.

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