AP News一分钟新闻:2017-07-31


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。


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1. Tensions in the White House are in full view after a New Yorker interview with new communication director Anthony Scaramucci. In the interview, he used some graphic terms to attack Chief of Staff Reince Preibus and White House strategist Steve Bannon. Scaramucci also threatened to fire staff responsible for leaks.

2. Charlie Gard has died following a battle with a rare genetic disease. The terminally ill 11-month old attracted international attention, with his parents fought the hospital of his care. Yesterday, a British judge ruled that the child should be transferred to hospice and taken off live support.

3. A federal emergency exists for Ocracoke and Hatteras islands, South Carolina after a construction company cut a major power line to the island. A handful of tourists remained on Ocracoke . Local businesses expect big losses.

4. And in Kazakhstan, a Soyuz space capsule successfully blast off for the international space station. The capsule carried an American, a Russian and an Italian space travelers.

Tom Ritchie,  the Associated Press with AP NEWS Minute.

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