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【BBC】美得州枪案22人殒命 警方:嫌犯承认目标是墨西哥人

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发表于 2019-8-14 00:33:53 | 显示全部楼层 |阅读模式


BBC news.  

Donald Trump says U.S congressional leaders are having serious discussions about meaningful background checks on gun ownership, following two mass shootings last weekend. But Mr.Trump has not addressed calls by the democrats for wider control on access to weapons.

The suspect in the El Paso shooting, in which 20 people were killed is reported to have confessed to police that he was targeting Mexicans. He's said to waive his right to silence.

Reports from Yemen say at least 6 civilians have been killed in a renewed fighting in the southern port of Aden. The worrying parties are supposed to be in the same side in the fight against Houthi rebels in the country's civil war.

Portugal is about to begin fuel rationing ahead of a strike by tanker drivers on Monday. The cabinet decreed that motorists will be allowed no more than 15-litre of fuel a day.

The Italy populist leader Matteo Salvini who is pushing to be become the next prime minister says he has prepared to defy the European union by cutting tax for many Italians. He said if the E.U approves, so much the better. But if not, he will introduce the changes anyway.

Ten Turkish sailors who were abducted off the Nigerian coast three weeks ago are reported to have been released. They were bound for Ivory coast on a container ship but were intercepted by pirates.

The authorities in Mozambique have finalized charges against 20 people accused of involvement in a two-billion-dollar debt scandal. The fraud which became six years ago prompted donors to cut aid to Mozambique.

A tornado has struck Luxembourg closed to the border with France and Belgium. Roofs were ripped off homes, trees uprooted and roads blocked.

BBC news.

rationing /ˈræʃnɪŋ/

n.定量配给政策; 配给制;

v.限定…的量; 定量供应; 配给;(ration的现在分词)

abduct /æbˈdʌkt/

v.诱拐; 劫持; 绑架;


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