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澳洲新闻 (ABC新闻快递) 2011-09-23

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 A series of grim warnings about the global economy have caused more sharp falls on world markets overnight. Shares in New York, Europe and Asia have all suffered heavy losses. European markets were down around 5 per cent. Wall Street closed around 3.5 per cent weaker. The Australian dollar has also slipped even further overnight. It's now buying around 97 US cents. 

 
The man accused of Sydney's neck bomb hoax1 is flying to Los Angeles on his way back to Australia. Paul Peters will be met in LA by two New South Wales police officers who will escort him back to Sydney. He's due to arrive in Australia tomorrow. 
 
The Health Services Union has set up an independent review of its credit card policy and other financial practices. It will be headed by the president of the New South Wales Bar Association Bernie Coles QC. The union's national president Michael Williamson is taking a leave of absence during the inquiry2. He's denied he misused3 union funds. 
 
America's most senior military officer has accused Pakistan's spy agency of supporting a militant4 group responsible for last week's attack on the US embassy in Kabul. The Chairman of the Joint5 Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen has told Congress that militant Haqqani group is virtually an arm of Pakistan's intelligence agency. Pakistani officials are denying any links. 
 
And Greece has been crippled by a 24-hour transport strike over the government's tough austerity measures.

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1 hoax pcAxs     
v.欺骗,哄骗,愚弄;n.愚弄人,恶作剧
参考例句:
  • They were the victims of a cruel hoax.他们是一个残忍恶作剧的受害者。
  • They hoax him out of his money.他们骗去他的钱。
2 inquiry nbgzF     
n.打听,询问,调查,查问
参考例句:
  • Many parents have been pressing for an inquiry into the problem.许多家长迫切要求调查这个问题。
  • The field of inquiry has narrowed down to five persons.调查的范围已经缩小到只剩5个人了。
3 misused 8eaf65262a752e371adfb992201c1caf     
v.使用…不当( misuse的过去式和过去分词 );把…派作不正当的用途;虐待;滥用
参考例句:
  • He misused his dog shamefully. 他可耻地虐待自己的狗。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • He had grossly misused his power. 他严重滥用职权。 来自《简明英汉词典》
4 militant 8DZxh     
adj.激进的,好斗的;n.激进分子,斗士
参考例句:
  • Some militant leaders want to merge with white radicals.一些好斗的领导人要和白人中的激进派联合。
  • He is a militant in the movement.他在那次运动中是个激进人物。
5 joint m3lx4     
adj.联合的,共同的;n.关节,接合处;v.连接,贴合
参考例句:
  • I had a bad fall,which put my shoulder out of joint.我重重地摔了一跤,肩膀脫臼了。
  • We wrote a letter in joint names.我们联名写了封信。
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