Republican lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives have dropped plans to weaken an independent office that investigates ethics violations. The proposal was added to a larger package of rules. But it was later dropped after criticism from President-elect Donald Trump and the Democratic Party.
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China hopes a new tax on pollution will help improve its air and environment.
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China and Nepal are to hold their first-ever joint military exercises, officials from both countries said. A Nepal army spokesman said the training would involve methods to deal with hostage situations and manage disasters.
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Leaders in Europe are concerned that Russia will try to influence elections in France, Germany and the Netherlands. Russia denies it is trying to do so.
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Antonio Guterres started the difficult job of leading the United Nations on Sunday. Guterres told U.N. members to put peace first.
该音频有LRC字幕,点击图片查看所有含有LRC字幕的VOA慢速英语 VOA慢速英语附字幕:十名被控恐怖主义囚犯逃离巴林监狱2017-01-03
The small island nation of Bahrain has seen low-level protests since 2011. Thousands of people are in prison for what officials call anti-government activities. Recently, ten individuals charged with terrorism have escaped.
Medical official hope new vaccines can be developed for the HIV and Zika viruses. Also, efforts to end polio continue although it has reappeared in Nigeria.
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China recently released a five year plan for its space program. Goals include a continuously manned space station and a soft landing on the far side of the Moon. China also wants to be involved in efforts to explore the planet Mars.
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An Uber driver in New York City made a video of himself driving through 236 green lights in a row.
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President Barack Obama’s administration criticized Israel over its settlement policy. Secretary of State John Kerry said, friends need to tell each other the hard truths. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump suggested hell be more supportive of Israel.
And now the VOA Learning English program, Words and Their Stories. This week we finish the three-part story Mystery at The Ice Castle Inn. You will learn not only the ending of the mystery but also more English expressions that deal with cold.
Many American colleges and universities have student-run newspapers. The newspapers are meant to be independent and able to report on any issue they choose. But a new report suggest a growing number of school administrators are punishing student newspapers that publish critical stories.