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Today's Highlight in History:
On February second, 1536, the Argentine city of Buenos Aires布宜斯诺艾利斯 was founded by Pedro de Mendoza of Spain.
On this date:
In 1653, New Amsterdam -- now New York City -- was incorporated.
In 1848, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ending the Mexican War, was signed. In 1876, the National League of Professional Base Ball Clubs was formed in New York. In 1882, Irish poet and novelist James Joyce was born near Dublin. In 1897, fire destroyed the Pennsylvania state capitol in Harrisburg. (A new statehouse was dedicated1 on the same site nine years later.) In 1943, the remainder余数,残余 of Nazi2 forces from the Battle of Stalingrad斯大林格勒 surrendered in a major victory for the Soviets4 in World War Two. In 1945, President Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill departed Malta for the summit in Yalta with Soviet3 leader Josef Stalin. In 1971, Idi Amin assumed power in Uganda, following a coup政变,妙计 that ousted6 President Milton Obote. In 1980, reports surfaced that the FBI had conducted a sting operation targeting members of Congress using phony假的,欺骗的 Arab businessmen in what became known as "Abscam公职人员收受贿赂的丑闻," a codename研发代码 protested by Arab-Americans. In 1996, dancer, actor and choreographer舞蹈指导 Gene8 Kelly died at his Beverly Hills, California, home; he was 83. Ten years ago: In a dramatic concession特许,让步 to South Africa's black majority, President F.W. de Klerk lifted a ban on the African National Congress and promised to free Nelson Mandela. Five years ago: President Clinton nominated Henry Foster Junior to succeed fired Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders; however, Foster's nomination10 was later defeated in the Senate. The leaders of Egypt, Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians held an unprecedented11空前的 summit in Cairo to try to revive the Mideast peace process. One year ago: A federal jury in Portland, Oregon, ordered abortion12 foes13 who had created "wanted" posters and a Web site listing the names and addresses of "baby butchers" to pay $107 million in damages; the defendants14 promised to appeal.


1 dedicated duHzy2     
  1. He dedicated his life to the cause of education.他献身于教育事业。
  2. His whole energies are dedicated to improve the design.他的全部精力都放在改进这项设计上了。
2 Nazi BjXyF     
  1. They declare the Nazi regime overthrown and sue for peace.他们宣布纳粹政权已被推翻,并出面求和。
  2. Nazi closes those war criminals inside their concentration camp.纳粹把那些战犯关在他们的集中营里。
3 Soviet Sw9wR     
  1. Zhukov was a marshal of the former Soviet Union.朱可夫是前苏联的一位元帅。
  2. Germany began to attack the Soviet Union in 1941.德国在1941年开始进攻苏联。
4 soviets 95fd70e5832647dcf39beb061b21c75e     
  1. A public challenge could provoke the Soviets to dig in. 公开挑战会促使苏联人一意孤行。
  2. 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。
5 coup co5z4     
  1. The monarch was ousted by a military coup.那君主被军事政变者废黜了。
  2. That government was overthrown in a military coup three years ago.那个政府在3年前的军事政变中被推翻。
6 ousted 1c8f4f95f3bcc86657d7ec7543491ed6     
驱逐( oust的过去式和过去分词 ); 革职; 罢黜; 剥夺
  1. He was ousted as chairman. 他的主席职务被革除了。
  2. He may be ousted by a military takeover. 他可能在一场军事接管中被赶下台。
7 choreographer LVvyn     
  1. She is a leading professional belly dancer, choreographer, and teacher. 她既是杰出的专业肚皮舞演员,也是舞蹈设计者和老师。 来自辞典例句
  2. It'stands aside, my choreographer of grace, and blesses each finger and toe. 它站在一旁,我优雅的舞蹈指导,并祝福每个指尖与脚尖。 来自互联网
8 gene WgKxx     
  1. A single gene may have many effects.单一基因可能具有很多种效应。
  2. The targeting of gene therapy has been paid close attention.其中基因治疗的靶向性是值得密切关注的问题之一。
9 concession LXryY     
  1. We can not make heavy concession to the matter.我们在这个问题上不能过于让步。
  2. That is a great concession.这是很大的让步。
10 nomination BHMxw     
  1. John is favourite to get the nomination for club president.约翰最有希望被提名为俱乐部主席。
  2. Few people pronounced for his nomination.很少人表示赞成他的提名。
11 unprecedented 7gSyJ     
  1. The air crash caused an unprecedented number of deaths.这次空难的死亡人数是空前的。
  2. A flood of this sort is really unprecedented.这样大的洪水真是十年九不遇。
12 abortion ZzjzxH     
  1. She had an abortion at the women's health clinic.她在妇女保健医院做了流产手术。
  2. A number of considerations have led her to have a wilful abortion.多种考虑使她执意堕胎。
13 foes 4bc278ea3ab43d15b718ac742dc96914     
敌人,仇敌( foe的名词复数 )
  1. They steadily pushed their foes before them. 他们不停地追击敌人。
  2. She had fought many battles, vanquished many foes. 她身经百战,挫败过很多对手。
14 defendants 7d469c27ef878c3ccf7daf5b6ab392dc     
被告( defendant的名词复数 )
  1. The courts heard that the six defendants had been coerced into making a confession. 法官审判时发现6位被告人曾被迫承认罪行。
  2. As in courts, the defendants are represented by legal counsel. 与法院相同,被告有辩护律师作为代表。 来自英汉非文学 - 政府文件
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