The republicans who control the US Congress have come out strongly against President Obama’s latest plan to close down the Guantanamo Bay detention centre in Cuba. The latest proposal would transfer some detainees overseas, others to prisons in the United States. The president has described keeping Guantanamo open as contrary to American values.
The US-based chocolate maker Mars says it’s recalling millions of chocolate bars from 55 countries because bits of plastic have been found in one of its products. In a statement the company said it sincerely apologised to its customers.
A gorilla has been born at a British zoo after a very rare emergency caesarean. The operation was performed by a consultant from the local maternity hospital in Bristol when the mother became unwell.
Transcrição em português
Os republicanos, que controlam o Congresso americano, se opuseram com firmeza ao último plano do presidente Barrack Obama de fechar o centro de detenção da Baía de Guantánamo, em Cuba. A última proposta transferiria alguns detentos para outros países e outros para prisões americanas. O presidente disse que manter Guantánamo operante iria contra valores americanos.
O fabricante americano de chocolates Mars disse estar fazendo recall de milhões de barras de chocolate em 55 países porque foram encontrados pedaços de plástico em seus produtos. Em uma nota, a empresa diz ter pedido desculpas sinceras a seus consumidores.
Um gorila nasceu em um hospital em Bristol em uma rara operação cesariana de emergência. A operação foi realizada por um médico de uma maternidade em um hospital em Bristol quando a mãe gorila passou mal.
Words, phrases and definitionshave come out
recalling (here) asking consumers to return a faulty product
caesarean operation in which a baby is born by cutting open the mother's womb
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1. The local population __________ in support of the plans for a new park.
2. The birth was delayed and the doctor decided that a __________ was the best option to save both mother and baby.
3. German carmaker Volkswagen has been ordered by US regulators __________ half a million cars because of software that disguises emission levels.
1. The local population came out in support of the plans for a new park.
2. The birth was delayed and the doctor decided that a caesarean was the best option to save both mother and baby.
3. German carmaker Volkswagen has been ordered by US regulators to recall half a million cars because of software that disguises emission levels.