AP News一分钟新闻:2017-08-02


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. Anthony Scaramucci is out at as White House communications director after just 11 days on the job. His ouster comes just hours after president Donald Trump's new chief of Staff John Kelly was sworn into office. In a statement, the White House says Scaramucci  left to give Kelly a clean slate.

2. President Donald Trump sworn Kelly as Chief of Staff earlier on Monday. He predicted Kelly will do a spectacular job and insisted there is no chaos at the White House. Kelly replaces Reince Priebus whom Trump ousted last week.

3. Former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio was convicted of CRIminal charge on Monday for refusing to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants. The conviction marks the final rebuke for a politics who wants to hold a strong popularity.

4. Children in Poland joined together to build giant sand sculptures. Their creation is part of an annual festival. Professional sculptor also showed off their work of art. Some is taking as long as two weeks to create.

Krysta Fauria,  the Associated Press with AP NEWS Minute.

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