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AP News一分钟新闻:2017-03-04


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. Attorney general Jeff Sessions is accused himself from an investigation into Russian interference in the US election. This is after the Justice department confirmed Sessions talked twice with Russia's ambassador during presidential campaign, an apparent contradiction to Sessions testimony during his confirmation hearing. President Trump says he has total confident in the attorney general,  while some top democrats have  called on him to resign. Sessions says there was nothing improper about the meetings and he never discussed the campaign.

2. Two Trump cabinet appointees confirmed by the Senate Thursday. Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson will lead the department of Housing and Urban development. Former Texas governor Rick Perry is the new energy secretary.

3. The company behind the Snapchat, messaging platform officially went public on the New York stock exchange.The executive says Snap incorporated rang the opening bell Thursday morning, the stock saw more than 50% in the state view,  beyond $25 a share.

4. And a small mouth causes a big delay while a British airway flight from London to San Francisco. Passengers were told Wednesday that their flight couldn't take off because a mouse was spotted onboard. The flight was delayed for hours while crews prepared a new rotten-free aircraft.

Robert Bumsted,  the Associated Press with AP News Minute.

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