AP News一分钟新闻:2017-08-16


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. President Donald Trump named and condemned the hate groups Monday and declared that "Racism is evil", in a far more forceful statement than he made earlier after the deadly race-fueled weekend clash in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump came on fire for his comments Saturday that many side are to blame for the violence.

2. A man accused of ramming his car into a crowded counter-protesters in a wide nationalists rally in Virginia has been denied bond. James Alex Fields Jr. was given a court appointed attorney and will appear back in court August,25th, where he is charged with second degree murder and other counts.

3. A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack pleaded not guilty in Wisconsin federal court. Marcus Hutchins and an unnamed co-defendant, are accused of creating malicious software used to steal banking information three years ago.

4. And a SpaceX capsule rocked into the international space station, carrying tons of science experiments plus ice cream. Experiments make up most of the 6400 pounds of cargo, which should reach the orbiting lab earlier Wednesday.

Suzanne Yee Gaffney,  the Associated Press with AP NEWS Minute.

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