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七月份 第 20 課

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  • (2013-07-30)------

  • US Senate Approves New FBI Director
  • 美國參議院批准新任聯邦調查局局長人選
  •    The U.S. Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's pick to become the next director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, James Comey.
  • 美國參議院批准歐巴馬總統提名的詹姆斯‧科米為下一任聯邦調查局局長。

  •   Senators Monday overwhelmingly supported Comey with a vote of 93-1. He will replace Robert Mueller, who has led the FBI since shortly before the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against the United States.
  • 參議院星期一以 93 比 1 的壓倒性多數表決支援科米的提名,他將取代 2001 年 911 恐怖襲擊發生前夕就任聯邦調查局長的羅伯特‧穆勒。

  •   The vote went forward Monday after Republican Senator Rand Paul ended his delaying tactics against the nomination.
  • 這項表決是在星期一共和黨參議員蘭德‧保羅結束了他反對科米提名的拖延策略之後進行的。

  •   Paul had been blocking the vote over concerns about the domestic use of drones. He was the only one who voted against confirmation.
  • 保羅此前一直反對進行表決,他擔心在美國國內使用無人駕駛飛機,他是唯一投票反對批准提名的參議員。

  •   Comey, a Republican, served as a deputy attorney general in the previous administration of President George W. Bush.
  • 詹姆斯‧科米是一位共和黨人,他在前總統喬治‧布希任職期間擔任司法部副部長。


  • (2013-07-30)------

  • China Rules Out High-Level Summit with Japan over Island Dispute
  • 中國否認與日本就領土爭端問題舉行高層會談
  •   A Chinese government official denies Beijing and Tokyo are planning high-level talks on a territorial dispute that has strained ties between the two Asian powers.
  • 一名中國政府官員否認北京和東京計劃就領土爭端問題舉行高層會談;中日兩國關係因領土爭端而處於緊張狀態。

  •   The unidentified official tells the state-run China Daily any Japanese speculation about such talks is "not true and is fabricated, based on the needs of Japan's domestic politics."
  • 這位沒有透露姓名的官員對官方的中國日報說,日本方面對這種會談的任何猜測都是 “不實的,是為日本國內政治的需要而編造的”。

  •   An aide to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday Mr. Abe could hold a summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping in the "not too distant future."
  • 日本首相安倍晉三的助手飯島勳星期天說,安倍首相可能在不久的將來與中國國家主席習近平舉行一次峰會。

  •   But the Tuesday China Daily report said the aide, Isao Iijima, has not been in contact with Chinese government officials about any such talks.
  • 但中國日報星期二說,飯島勳從未就舉行會談事宜與中國政府官員進行接觸。

  •   It comes as Japan's Vice Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki wraps up a two-day visit to China.
  • 與此同時,日本副外相齋木昭隆即將結束對中國的兩天訪問。

  •   Prime Minister Abe has also said he hopes to hold high-level talks with China over the territorial dispute, which has sent China-Japan relations plummeting in recent months.
  • 安倍晉三曾經表示,希望就領土爭端問題與中國進行高層會談;領土爭端導致中日兩國關係近幾個月來急劇惡化。

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