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CNN 2009-08-30

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Hello everyone, I’m Catherin Callaway at CNN Centre in Atlanta with a look at what’s happening NOW IN THE NEWS.

About fifteen hundred people attend Senator Edward Kennedy’s funeral mass in Boston today and among those attending would be former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Cater1. Kennedy lived through the assassinations2 of his two brothers. He will be buried next to John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy at Arlington Cemetery3 tonight. President Obama left his vocation4 retreat on Martha’s Vineyard and arrived in Boston last night. He will deliver today’s eulogy5.

D.J. Am whose real name is Adam Goldstein has been found dead in his New York department. He was thirty-six. The cause of death isn’t known. Almost a year ago, he survived a plane crash with Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker. Goldstein is well known for his relationships with reality television star Nicole Richie and actress Mandy Moore.

A sex offender6 was pleaded not guilty to twenty-nine conceive with that are related to the 1991 kidnapping of an eleven-year-old girl. Authorities say that Phillip Garrido kept Jaycee Lee Dugard, now twenty-nine years old, in his backyard. Garrido is also accused of fathering two children with Dugard. Authorities are now looking into whether Garrido's connected to other crimes.

And a state of emergency has been declared in California, because of several wildfires burning up and down that state. The fire in the Angeles National Forest is one of the largest. More than seven hundred fire fighters trying to contain the five-thousand-acre blaze. Hundreds of homes have been evacuated7 and the cause is still under investigation8.

After three delays this week, Space Shuttle Discovery finally got off the ground just before the midnight. Discovery and its seven astronauts are heading to the international space station on the thirteen-day mission to deliver seven tons of supplies. One of the items that would be dropping off is the treadmill9. That was named after Comedian10 Stephen Colbert who won it in online contest.

Those are the headlines for you. Stay with CNN for more on these stories and other news of the day.


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1 cater ickyJ     
vi.(for/to)满足,迎合;(for)提供饮食及服务
参考例句:
  • I expect he will be able to cater for your particular needs.我预计他能满足你的特殊需要。
  • Most schools cater for children of different abilities.大多数学校能够满足具有不同天资的儿童的需要。
2 assassinations 66ad8b4a9ceb5b662b6302d786f9a24d     
n.暗杀( assassination的名词复数 )
参考例句:
  • Most anarchist assassinations were bungled because of haste or spontaneity, in his view. 在他看来,无政府主义者搞的许多刺杀都没成功就是因为匆忙和自发行动。 来自辞典例句
  • Assassinations by Israelis of alleged terrorists habitually kill nearby women and children. 在以色列,自称恐怖分子的炸弹自杀者杀害靠近自己的以色列妇女和儿童。 来自互联网
3 cemetery ur9z7     
n.坟墓,墓地,坟场
参考例句:
  • He was buried in the cemetery.他被葬在公墓。
  • His remains were interred in the cemetery.他的遗体葬在墓地。
4 vocation 8h6wB     
n.职业,行业
参考例句:
  • She struggled for years to find her true vocation.她多年来苦苦寻找真正适合自己的职业。
  • She felt it was her vocation to minister to the sick.她觉得照料病人是她的天职。
5 eulogy 0nuxj     
n.颂词;颂扬
参考例句:
  • He needs no eulogy from me or from any other man. 他不需要我或者任何一个人来称颂。
  • Mr.Garth gave a long eulogy about their achievements in the research.加思先生对他们的研究成果大大地颂扬了一番。
6 offender ZmYzse     
n.冒犯者,违反者,犯罪者
参考例句:
  • They all sued out a pardon for an offender.他们请求法院赦免一名罪犯。
  • The authorities often know that sex offenders will attack again when they are released.当局一般都知道性犯罪者在获释后往往会再次犯案。
7 evacuated b2adcc11308c78e262805bbcd7da1669     
撤退者的
参考例句:
  • Police evacuated nearby buildings. 警方已将附近大楼的居民疏散。
  • The fireman evacuated the guests from the burning hotel. 消防队员把客人们从燃烧着的旅馆中撤出来。
8 investigation MRKzq     
n.调查,调查研究
参考例句:
  • In an investigation,a new fact became known, which told against him.在调查中新发现了一件对他不利的事实。
  • He drew the conclusion by building on his own investigation.他根据自己的调查研究作出结论。
9 treadmill 1pOyz     
n.踏车;单调的工作
参考例句:
  • The treadmill has a heart rate monitor.跑步机上有个脉搏监视器。
  • Drugs remove man from the treadmill of routine.药物可以使人摆脱日常单调的工作带来的疲劳。
10 comedian jWfyW     
n.喜剧演员;滑稽演员
参考例句:
  • The comedian tickled the crowd with his jokes.喜剧演员的笑话把人们逗乐了。
  • The comedian enjoyed great popularity during the 30's.那位喜剧演员在三十年代非常走红。
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