AP News一分钟新闻:2017-05-21


AP NEWS一分钟,是美联社(Associated Press)推出的长度约一分钟的新闻简讯形式的报道。它因短小简洁、时效性强,深受广大英语爱好者追捧。美联社是美国最大的通讯社,也是国际性通讯社之一,全称为“美国联合通讯社”,英文简称AP。 马克·吐温曾说:“给地球各个角落带来光明的只有两个:天上的太阳和地上的美联社。”“美联社时事精华,一分钟展现鲜活世界”不但是英语听力训练的好素材,也是通晓国际时事的窗口。


This is AP NEWS minute.

1. President Trump says he is very close to naming a new FBI director. He says he may pick former senator Joe Lieberman of Connecticut. Trump is scheduled to leave for the Middle East Friday, his first foreign trip as President.

2. Iran is holding a presidential election Friday. Hassan Rouhani is running for career re-election, but hard-line conservatives there are largely supporting his challenger.

3. New York authorities say the man accused of driving over crowded sidewalks for three blocks, and mowing down pedestrians had been hearing voices. Police say Richard Rojas hit 23 people with his car, killing one.

4. And areas of Colorado got two and half feet of snow with more falling. Rocky Mountain National Park says some of its roads were closed.

Matt Small, the Associated Press with AP NEWS Minute.

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