AP News一分钟新闻:2017-07-17

AP NEWS一分钟,是美联社(Associated Press)推出的长度约一分钟的新闻简讯形式的报道。它因短小简洁、时效性强,深受广大英语爱好者追捧。美联社是美国最大的通讯社,也是国际性通讯社之一,全称为“美国联合通讯社”,英文简称AP。 马克·吐温曾说:“给地球各个角落带来光明的只有两个:天上的太阳和地上的美联社。”“美联社时事精华,一分钟展现鲜活世界”不但是英语听力训练的好素材,也是通晓国际时事的窗口。


This is AP news minute.

1.  Donald Trump Jr. says he was expecting damaging information about Hillary Clinton when he met with the Russian lawyer last year. President Trump's  son told Sean Hannity of Fox News Channel, in retrospect, he probably would have done things differently.

2. U.S officials say a fair missile defense system based in Alaska successfully shot down a test missile over the Pacific. That has successfully intercepted 15 missiles in 15 tests.

3. Mississippi's governor is warning people not to remove debris from the side of a military plane that crashed on Monday. 16 people died in that crash, including 15 marines.

4. And the American league won the major baseball All Star game, beating the national league 2-1.  Robinson Cano was named MVP after hitting a 10th-inning home run.

Shirley Smith,  the Associated Press with AP News Minute.