AP News一分钟新闻:2017-07-11


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. Wildfires barreled across the baking landscape of the Western U.S and Canada, destroying a smattering of homes, forcing thousands to flee and temporarily trapping children and counselors at a California campground.

2. Iraqi troops drove Islamic state group militants from some of their last strongholds in Mosul on Sunday after a nearly 9-month campaign. But heavy fighting by holdouts continues in parts of the city's neighborhood.  

3. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accepted award at the World Petroleum Congress which was hosted by Turkey this year. The former Exxonmobil chief expressed his gratitude and said he misses colleagues, partners and competitors in the oil industry.

4. Polish police say a large bomb left over from World War II has been removed safely from the eastern town where it was recently unearthed. About 10,000 people who were evacuated during the removal operation Sunday morning were able to return home.

Krysta Fauria,  the Associated Press with AP NEWS Minute.

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