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NPR 2011-12-18

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 President Obama is praising a senate agreement passed this morning to extend the social security payroll1 tax cut into the new year.As NPR S.H reports the short term agreement merely sets the stage from another tax showdown in early 2012.The tax cut approved by the senate is not as big as the one the president asked for and it lasted for just two month.Still,Mr Obama says that's better than the alternative.A tax increased for 160000 working Americans if the senate have refused to act.I wanna thank them for ensuring as we head into the holiday folks at home, don't have to worry about the tax is going up.Mr Obama says he expects lawmakers will eventually ok a tax cut for the full year.The senate bill also requires the administration to give expedited review to a controversial oil pipe plan,something the white house hopes to put off until after next year election.S.H,NPR news,the white house.

A typhoon struck the southern Philippines last night,triggering flash flood and landslides2.Official says at last 400 people were killed.They worried that figure is likely to rise because more people are missing.Entire village were swept into the sea while people were sleeping.Thousands of people have been forced from their homes.Rescue efforts are being hampered3 by flooded roads and a lack of electricity.
The US withdrawn4 continues in Irap as only a few thousand troops remain in the country.NPR Sean C reports.At a small ceremony in Bagdad on Saturday native Iraqi official thanked and praised each other.Iraqi general B.B also express the sense of regret,he says everyone wanna continue the mission that has train thousands of Iraqis.Lieutenant5 general R.C is an outgoing commander of nato training mission in Iraq.We fully6 understand the reasons why the mission is unable to remain in the form that it is now.General C says the Iraqi leadership invited Nato to stay in another two years,but as with the US forces, Iraq's parliament was not granted a munity to Nato trainer to stay pass 2011.As a result,all 120 NATO personnel in Iraq will leave before the end of the year.Sean C,NPR news,Bagdad.
A hearing is underway at Fort Meade in Maryland to determine if there is enough evidence to try Bradley Manning for revealing government secrets. The army intelligence specialist is accused of giving hundreds of thousands of government documents to wiki leaks.
Russians are demonstrating again this weekend.They are claiming fraud in the parliamental elections held eariler this month.The turnout in Moscow is much smaller this week with protestors numbering in a hundredth followed by tens of thousands.They are calling for a new election,citing reports from local and international observers of irregularities and outright7 fraud.
This is NPR news.
It was on this day one year ago that a vegetable seller set himself on fire in the town in southern T~.His anti-government protest ignited what's been called  the Arab spring for o~ reports the occasion is being marked with the visit from T~'s the new president.Over 10000 T~ thronged8 the street in the provincial9 town of city B~ Saturday morning to mark one year anniversary of M.Bz in south of Malaysia.After police took his wears and publicly humiliated10 him.It sparks nationwide protest that led to the overthrow11 of president Z.B and inspires other across the region to rise up against their own dictatorships.Top party leaders from T new consituent assembly address the crowd in front of the municipal building where B.Z dowsed himsel with p~ and let himself on fire one year ago.Newly elected president M.M.J cheers from the crowd as his speech marks the first time of J president has officially visited the XXX, a town in the impoverished12 often neglected in t region of the country.From NPR news,I'm F.F,CCCCC.
It was three months ago today that the occupied wall street movement began and S park in Manhattan.Activists13 are observing the day with speechs and  performances but at a much smaller part.They had been kicked out of S last month.
Hundreds of Japanese and American v~ of World War 2 are being honored today in a parade in Honolulu.They have fallen tears to fight for the country.Although the government called them the enemy aliens,because their ancestors came from the country that bombed b~ harbor.Some enlisted14 from the i~ camps where the US government have in prison 110000 Japanese Americans.I'm L.R,NPR news in Washington.


1 payroll YmQzUB     
  • His yearly payroll is $1.2 million.他的年薪是120万美元。
  • I can't wait to get my payroll check.我真等不及拿到我的工资单了。
2 landslides 5a0c95bd1e490515d70aff3ba74490cb     
山崩( landslide的名词复数 ); (山坡、悬崖等的)崩塌; 滑坡; (竞选中)一方选票占压倒性多数
  • Landslides have cut off many villages in remote areas. 滑坡使边远地区的许多村庄与外界隔绝。
  • The storm caused landslides and flooding in Savona. 风暴致使萨沃纳发生塌方和洪灾。
3 hampered 3c5fb339e8465f0b89285ad0a790a834     
妨碍,束缚,限制( hamper的过去式和过去分词 )
  • The search was hampered by appalling weather conditions. 恶劣的天气妨碍了搜寻工作。
  • So thought every harassed, hampered, respectable boy in St. Petersburg. 圣彼德堡镇的那些受折磨、受拘束的体面孩子们个个都是这么想的。
4 withdrawn eeczDJ     
  • Our force has been withdrawn from the danger area.我们的军队已从危险地区撤出。
  • All foreign troops should be withdrawn to their own countries.一切外国军队都应撤回本国去。
5 lieutenant X3GyG     
  • He was promoted to be a lieutenant in the army.他被提升为陆军中尉。
  • He prevailed on the lieutenant to send in a short note.他说动那个副官,递上了一张简短的便条进去。
6 fully Gfuzd     
  • The doctor asked me to breathe in,then to breathe out fully.医生让我先吸气,然后全部呼出。
  • They soon became fully integrated into the local community.他们很快就完全融入了当地人的圈子。
7 outright Qj7yY     
  • If you have a complaint you should tell me outright.如果你有不满意的事,你应该直率地对我说。
  • You should persuade her to marry you outright.你应该彻底劝服她嫁给你。
8 thronged bf76b78f908dbd232106a640231da5ed     
v.成群,挤满( throng的过去式和过去分词 )
  • Mourners thronged to the funeral. 吊唁者蜂拥着前来参加葬礼。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • The department store was thronged with people. 百货商店挤满了人。 来自《现代英汉综合大词典》
9 provincial Nt8ye     
  • City dwellers think country folk have provincial attitudes.城里人以为乡下人思想迂腐。
  • Two leading cadres came down from the provincial capital yesterday.昨天从省里下来了两位领导干部。
10 humiliated 97211aab9c3dcd4f7c74e1101d555362     
  • Parents are humiliated if their children behave badly when guests are present. 子女在客人面前举止失当,父母也失体面。
  • He was ashamed and bitterly humiliated. 他感到羞耻,丢尽了面子。
11 overthrow PKDxo     
  • After the overthrow of the government,the country was in chaos.政府被推翻后,这个国家处于混乱中。
  • The overthrow of his plans left him much discouraged.他的计划的失败使得他很气馁。
12 impoverished 1qnzcL     
adj.穷困的,无力的,用尽了的v.使(某人)贫穷( impoverish的过去式和过去分词 );使(某物)贫瘠或恶化
  • the impoverished areas of the city 这个城市的贫民区
  • They were impoverished by a prolonged spell of unemployment. 他们因长期失业而一贫如洗。 来自《简明英汉词典》
13 activists 90fd83cc3f53a40df93866d9c91bcca4     
n.(政治活动的)积极分子,活动家( activist的名词复数 )
  • His research work was attacked by animal rights activists . 他的研究受到了动物权益维护者的抨击。
  • Party activists with lower middle class pedigrees are numerous. 党的激进分子中有很多出身于中产阶级下层。 来自《简明英汉词典》
14 enlisted 2d04964099d0ec430db1d422c56be9e2     
adj.应募入伍的v.(使)入伍, (使)参军( enlist的过去式和过去分词 );获得(帮助或支持)
  • enlisted men and women 男兵和女兵
  • He enlisted with the air force to fight against the enemy. 他应募加入空军对敌作战。 来自《现代汉英综合大词典》
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