AP News一分钟新闻:2017-07-15


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 arrived in Paris Thursday morning. He is spending the Bastille day in France and is set to meet with French president Emmanuel Macron and U.S military leaders.

2. U.S secretary of state Rex Tillerson visited Kuwait and Qatar as he tries to iron out difference between several Persian Gulf nations. 4 countries broke up relation with Qatar, accusing it supporting extremists. Qatar denies it.  

3. Senate republicans are expected to roll out their latest health-care proposal Thursday. GOP leaders are pushing for a vote next week. But some senate republicans are objecting the proposal.

4. And hundreds of firefighters are battling multiple wildfires in northern Nevada and northern California. Flames have burned about 300 square miles, mostly range land in Reno and in the past week.

Matt Small, the Associated Press with AP NEWS minute.

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