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NPR 2011-08-29

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 From NPR News in Washington, I’m Louise Schiavone.

        Irene continues its northern track, now a tropical storm strength. How they spend the weekend torrent1 of a path from North Carolina to New England.  
        At least 18 people have reportedly died across 8 states in the storm, flooding and lost power are Irene’s main stories. The storm is now in MARB where rivers are expected to crest2 late tonight or early tomorrow. Along the East Coast, more than 4 million have lost power and many people who are evacuated3 ahead of the storm are beginning to return home. NPR’s Larry Abramson has more.
        Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano briefed President Obama on the storm Sunday morning. She warned people to stay after woods.        
        “We are not out of the woods yet. Irene remains4 a large and potentially dangerous storm. Hazards still persist in communities that have already seen the storm pass. ”
        Official remained concern about the rascal5 flooding in coming days as swollen6 rivers continued to rise. Larry Abramson, NPR News, Washington.
        And New York City where Irene seems to spare the city of more severe lashing7. Councilman Vincent J. Gentile says the cleaner bizarre back to start. 
        “I’ve told that, you know, I told that in the part to part now and the wind is placid8 would begin the cleanup sometime this evening and I would mention over the next 3 days should base charge of that casino.”
        Craig Carper was member station WCVE reports of the state of Virginia is now experiencing the second largest power outage in history.
        The area of the state most affected9 by the storm was Richmond where 75% of the city is without power. Dominion10 Virginia Power says it would be days possibly longer before power is fully11 restored to their service area. A force fatality12 due to a falling tree has been reported. State officials are warning people not to take chances over certain themselves during a storm cleaning up. 
        Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Karen Remley.
        “If you’re not used to chopping down trees, today is not the day to learn how. It’s a bit than less somebody else coming into for real. So I think it’s today we should all kind of take a deep breath and say we’re lucky there that we’re all here and think about planning the cleanup in a thoughtful way rather than trying to jump into it.”
        One positive effect of the hurricane is that extinguished bios in the great dismount swarm13. For NPR News, I’m Craig Carper,Richmond.
        Libyan rebels appear to be solidifying14 control of Tripoli. We get more from NPR’s Jason Beaubien.
        There’re robots all over the city at the moment. It’s very hard to move around. The rebels have also been making events as they say that they’ve created much of the road entirely15 from Tripoli to west, to the Tunisia border. They’re also moving closer to Sirte, the hometown of Gaddafi where loyalists are still in control there. So, the rebels are rapidly controlling more and more of the country. It is very clear that they do completely control Tripoli.
        NPR’s Jason Beaubien in Tripoli. This is NPR.
        U.S. officials say they have killed a key al-Qaeda operator in Pakistan as NPR’s Dina Temple-Raston reports that the report’s true the group has lost its new second-in-command.
        Officials said Atiyah al-Rahman was killed last week Waziristan Pakistan in the CIA drone strike. There’re often reports about drone strikes that have killed a quart of al-Qaeda leaders. Only to have targeted the terrorists surface later run escaped. In fact, that happened last year in Rahman’s case. But this time, officials seem convinced that they got the man. Rahman is more than just al-Qaeda’s NO.2. He’s one of the headquarter fighters who fought the Soviets16 in Afghanistan alongside Osama Bin17 Laden18. He became Bin Laden’s trusted aide camp. He’s in charge of communicating to other al-Qaeda leaders and other al-Qaeda the affiliate19 groups. He was also in charge getting Bin Laden’s many audio video tapes out to the media. If it is that, officials say it’s another body blow to al-Qaeda. Dina Temple-Raston, NPR News.
        The state of California is considering legislation to ban Styrofoam food containers starting by 2015. More than 50 California cities and counties already have similar ban. Supporters of the ban say Styrofoam is not decomposable20 or biodegradable and can last thousands of years. 
        The blockbuster novel turned blockbuster movie The Help was in first place at the box offices this weekend with 14.3 million dollars in sales.
        “I want to give you an interview about what the factory is made. I advise you to put this back work for our families.”
        Hurricane Irene made slow summer weekend and the movie is even slower.
        I’m Louise Schiavone, NPR News, Washington.

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1 torrent 7GCyH     
n.激流,洪流;爆发,(话语等的)连发
参考例句:
  • The torrent scoured a channel down the hillside. 急流沿着山坡冲出了一条沟。
  • Her pent-up anger was released in a torrent of words.她压抑的愤怒以滔滔不绝的话爆发了出来。
2 crest raqyA     
n.顶点;饰章;羽冠;vt.达到顶点;vi.形成浪尖
参考例句:
  • The rooster bristled his crest.公鸡竖起了鸡冠。
  • He reached the crest of the hill before dawn.他于黎明前到达山顶。
3 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。
4 remains 1kMzTy     
n.剩余物,残留物;遗体,遗迹
参考例句:
  • He ate the remains of food hungrily.他狼吞虎咽地吃剩余的食物。
  • The remains of the meal were fed to the dog.残羹剩饭喂狗了。
5 rascal mAIzd     
n.流氓;不诚实的人
参考例句:
  • If he had done otherwise,I should have thought him a rascal.如果他不这样做,我就认为他是个恶棍。
  • The rascal was frightened into holding his tongue.这坏蛋吓得不敢往下说了。
6 swollen DrcwL     
adj.肿大的,水涨的;v.使变大,肿胀
参考例句:
  • Her legs had got swollen from standing up all day.因为整天站着,她的双腿已经肿了。
  • A mosquito had bitten her and her arm had swollen up.蚊子叮了她,她的手臂肿起来了。
7 lashing 97a95b88746153568e8a70177bc9108e     
n.鞭打;痛斥;大量;许多v.鞭打( lash的现在分词 );煽动;紧系;怒斥
参考例句:
  • The speaker was lashing the crowd. 演讲人正在煽动人群。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • The rain was lashing the windows. 雨急打着窗子。 来自《简明英汉词典》
8 placid 7A1yV     
adj.安静的,平和的
参考例句:
  • He had been leading a placid life for the past eight years.八年来他一直过着平静的生活。
  • You should be in a placid mood and have a heart-to- heart talk with her.你应该心平气和的好好和她谈谈心。
9 affected TzUzg0     
adj.不自然的,假装的
参考例句:
  • She showed an affected interest in our subject.她假装对我们的课题感到兴趣。
  • His manners are affected.他的态度不自然。
10 dominion FmQy1     
n.统治,管辖,支配权;领土,版图
参考例句:
  • Alexander held dominion over a vast area.亚历山大曾统治过辽阔的地域。
  • In the affluent society,the authorities are hardly forced to justify their dominion.在富裕社会里,当局几乎无需证明其统治之合理。
11 fully Gfuzd     
adv.完全地,全部地,彻底地;充分地
参考例句:
  • 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。
12 fatality AlfxT     
n.不幸,灾祸,天命
参考例句:
  • She struggle against fatality in vain.她徒然奋斗反抗宿命。
  • He began to have a growing sense of fatality.他开始有一种越来越强烈的宿命感。
13 swarm dqlyj     
n.(昆虫)等一大群;vi.成群飞舞;蜂拥而入
参考例句:
  • There is a swarm of bees in the tree.这树上有一窝蜜蜂。
  • A swarm of ants are moving busily.一群蚂蚁正在忙碌地搬家。
14 solidifying c6b354d6b8d073b347fa117486619454     
(使)成为固体,(使)变硬,(使)变得坚固( solidify的现在分词 ); 使团结一致; 充实,巩固; 具体化
参考例句:
  • The substances are formed from a mixture of liquids solidifying under pressure. 这些材料是由几种液体混合在一起并加压使之凝固而成的。
  • Painting is an art solidifies time and space for solidifying. 绘画是凝固了的时间和空间的艺术。
15 entirely entirely     
ad.全部地,完整地;完全地,彻底地
参考例句:
  • The fire was entirely caused by their neglect of duty. 那场火灾完全是由于他们失职而引起的。
  • His life was entirely given up to the educational work. 他的一生统统献给了教育工作。
16 soviets 95fd70e5832647dcf39beb061b21c75e     
苏维埃(Soviet的复数形式)
参考例句:
  • A public challenge could provoke the Soviets to dig in. 公开挑战会促使苏联人一意孤行。
  • The Soviets proposed the withdrawal of American ballistic-missile submarines from forward bases. 苏联人建议把美国的弹道导弹潜艇从前沿基地撤走。
17 bin yR2yz     
n.箱柜;vt.放入箱内;[计算机] DOS文件名:二进制目标文件
参考例句:
  • He emptied several bags of rice into a bin.他把几袋米倒进大箱里。
  • He threw the empty bottles in the bin.他把空瓶子扔进垃圾箱。
18 laden P2gx5     
adj.装满了的;充满了的;负了重担的;苦恼的
参考例句:
  • He is laden with heavy responsibility.他肩负重任。
  • Dragging the fully laden boat across the sand dunes was no mean feat.将满载货物的船拖过沙丘是一件了不起的事。
19 affiliate TVBzj     
vt.使隶(附)属于;n.附属机构,分公司
参考例句:
  • Our New York company has an affiliate in Los Angeles.我们的纽约公司在洛杉矶有一个下属企业。
  • What is the difference between affiliate and regular membership?固定会员和附属会员之间的区别是什么?
20 decomposable 713c97dbcaa8a2f9d1b0537d8d70c1ec     
可分解的
参考例句:
  • If yes, you are producing 170g of non decomposable garbage each day. 如果是的话,那么你每天会制造170克不能进行生物分解的垃圾。
  • OBJECTIVE To study decomposable compound of oxazepam. 目的研究苯二氮牻类药物奥沙西泮的降解产物。
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