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CNN 2009-07-22

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Hi there, I'm Virginia Cha at the CNN center in Atlanta with a look at what's happening NOW IN THE NEWS.

 A missing soldier's hometown is helping1 him out by keeping quiet. Pfc Bowe Bergdahl was captured in Afghanistan. This is a footage of him speaking and eating. It was released this week. Family and friends aren't talking because they say it could make it harder to get him home.

 "I don't think any community wants this kind of attention. But it is here we will deal with it. And we are... we'll stand ready to help, when would... if and  how we can."

 "Family's love and support are one thing. But maybe, you know, overrating it or going, you know, just respecting what they want and kind of following their lead."

 The Taliban claimed on a website that it had captured a drunken soldier. But a US military source denies that Bergdahl was drunk and points out the Taliban's history of lies.

 The arrest of a prominent Harvard University professor has some alleging2 racial profiling. Police arrested Henry Louis Gates Jr. in his own home for disorderly conduct. Now his lawyer says Gates had to break into his house after his front door jammed. Police arrived, and according to Gates' lawyer, continued to question him after he handed over his driver's license3 and Harvard ID. According to police' reports, Gates shouted at the officer which led to his arrest.

 It was like a suspense4 movie. That's what Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said after finally reaching an agreement with lawmakers to close California's 26-billion-dollar budget deficit5. And the budget plan will not include any new taxes but there will be big cuts in state funds to local governments.

 The FDA has approved a new flu vaccine6 for this fall. But it does not protect against the H1N1 strain. USA Today reports government officials decided7 to go ahead with the vaccine to protect people from 3 standard strains of the seasonal8 flu. Now the first trials of a swine flu vaccine on people expected to start tomorrow in Australia.

The famous Watergate Hotel is going out for auction9 this morning. In 1972 burglars broke into democratic headquarters in the Watergate and that scandal of course later led to President Richard Nixon's resignation. The company that owns the building defaulted on its loan.

And those are the headlines for you at this hour, stay with CNN for more on those stories and all your other news of the day.

profiling

when people who belong to a particular race or group are stopped and searched, for example by the police or at airports, because the police think that they are more likely to commit crimes

racial profiling


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1 helping 2rGzDc     
n.食物的一份&adj.帮助人的,辅助的
参考例句:
  • The poor children regularly pony up for a second helping of my hamburger. 那些可怜的孩子们总是要求我把我的汉堡包再给他们一份。
  • By doing this, they may at times be helping to restore competition. 这样一来, 他在某些时候,有助于竞争的加强。
2 alleging 16407100de5c54b7b204953b7a851bc3     
断言,宣称,辩解( allege的现在分词 )
参考例句:
  • His reputation was blemished by a newspaper article alleging he'd evaded his taxes. 由于报上一篇文章声称他曾逃税,他的名誉受到损害。
  • This our Peeress declined as unnecessary, alleging that her cousin Thornhill's recommendation would be sufficient. 那位贵人不肯,还说不必,只要有她老表唐希尔保荐就够了。
3 license B9TzU     
n.执照,许可证,特许;v.许可,特许
参考例句:
  • The foreign guest has a license on the person.这个外国客人随身携带执照。
  • The driver was arrested for having false license plates on his car.司机由于使用假车牌而被捕。
4 suspense 9rJw3     
n.(对可能发生的事)紧张感,担心,挂虑
参考例句:
  • The suspense was unbearable.这样提心吊胆的状况实在叫人受不了。
  • The director used ingenious devices to keep the audience in suspense.导演用巧妙手法引起观众的悬念。
5 deficit tmAzu     
n.亏空,亏损;赤字,逆差
参考例句:
  • The directors have reported a deficit of 2.5 million dollars.董事们报告赤字为250万美元。
  • We have a great deficit this year.我们今年有很大亏损。
6 vaccine Ki1wv     
n.牛痘苗,疫苗;adj.牛痘的,疫苗的
参考例句:
  • The polio vaccine has saved millions of lives.脊髓灰质炎疫苗挽救了数以百万计的生命。
  • She takes a vaccine against influenza every fall.她每年秋季接种流感疫苗。
7 decided lvqzZd     
adj.决定了的,坚决的;明显的,明确的
参考例句:
  • This gave them a decided advantage over their opponents.这使他们比对手具有明显的优势。
  • There is a decided difference between British and Chinese way of greeting.英国人和中国人打招呼的方式有很明显的区别。
8 seasonal LZ1xE     
adj.季节的,季节性的
参考例句:
  • The town relies on the seasonal tourist industry for jobs.这个城镇依靠季节性旅游业提供就业机会。
  • The hors d'oeuvre is seasonal vegetables.餐前小吃是应时蔬菜。
9 auction 3uVzy     
n.拍卖;拍卖会;vt.拍卖
参考例句:
  • They've put the contents of their house up for auction.他们把房子里的东西全都拿去拍卖了。
  • They bought a new minibus with the proceeds from the auction.他们用拍卖得来的钱买了一辆新面包车。
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