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CNN 2009-07-25

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Good morning, I m Melissa Long here at the CNN center in Atlanta. It's Friday, July 24th. Here is a look at some of the stories that are happening NOW IN THE NEWS.

FBI agents hold in mayors, state legislators and rabbis by the busload. All were accused of bribery1 and dirty politics. 44 people from New Jersey2 and the State of New York were taken into custody3. Accusations4 range from money laundering5--international money laundering, bribes6 and even trafficking in kidneys. The FBI says the story is all about greed.

President Obama wants to spend five billion dollars to fix America's schools. But school districts will have to compete for the money. Later today, Mr. Obama would be laying out a plan on how that's going to work. The money is to be used to tighten7 academic standards and find better ways to recruit and keep good educators.

Lawmakers are voting on a complex deal to rescue one of the world's largest economies. State lawmakers pulled an all-nighter to try to eliminate a projected 26-billion-dollar budget gap in the State of California. The proposed deal would slash8 money for health care, education, welfare and prisons. Also it would raise city and county governments for 2 billion dollars.

Those are the headlines for you this hour. Do stay with CNN and CNN. com for more on these stories or other news that develops today.

 


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1 bribery Lxdz7Z     
n.贿络行为,行贿,受贿
参考例句:
  • FBI found out that the senator committed bribery.美国联邦调查局查明这个参议员有受贿行为。
  • He was charged with bribery.他被指控受贿。
2 jersey Lp5zzo     
n.运动衫
参考例句:
  • He wears a cotton jersey when he plays football.他穿运动衫踢足球。
  • They were dressed alike in blue jersey and knickers.他们穿着一致,都是蓝色的运动衫和灯笼短裤。
3 custody Qntzd     
n.监护,照看,羁押,拘留
参考例句:
  • He spent a week in custody on remand awaiting sentence.等候判决期间他被还押候审一个星期。
  • He was taken into custody immediately after the robbery.抢劫案发生后,他立即被押了起来。
4 accusations 3e7158a2ffc2cb3d02e77822c38c959b     
n.指责( accusation的名词复数 );指控;控告;(被告发、控告的)罪名
参考例句:
  • There were accusations of plagiarism. 曾有过关于剽窃的指控。
  • He remained unruffled by their accusations. 对于他们的指控他处之泰然。
5 laundering laundering     
n.洗涤(衣等),洗烫(衣等);洗(钱)v.洗(衣服等),洗烫(衣服等)( launder的现在分词 );洗(黑钱)(把非法收入改头换面,变为貌似合法的收入)
参考例句:
  • Separate the white clothes from the dark clothes before laundering. 洗衣前应当把浅色衣服和深色衣服分开。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • He was charged with laundering money. 他被指控洗钱。 来自《简明英汉词典》
6 bribes f3132f875c572eefabf4271b3ea7b2ca     
n.贿赂( bribe的名词复数 );向(某人)行贿,贿赂v.贿赂( bribe的第三人称单数 );向(某人)行贿,贿赂
参考例句:
  • It was alleged that he had taken bribes while in office. 他被指称在任时收受贿赂。
  • corrupt officials accepting bribes 接受贿赂的贪官污吏
7 tighten 9oYwI     
v.(使)变紧;(使)绷紧
参考例句:
  • Turn the screw to the right to tighten it.向右转动螺钉把它拧紧。
  • Some countries tighten monetary policy to avoid inflation.一些国家实行紧缩银根的货币政策,以避免通货膨胀。
8 slash Hrsyq     
vi.大幅度削减;vt.猛砍,尖锐抨击,大幅减少;n.猛砍,斜线,长切口,衣衩
参考例句:
  • The shop plans to slash fur prices after Spring Festival.该店计划在春节之后把皮货降价。
  • Don't slash your horse in that cruel way.不要那样残忍地鞭打你的马。
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