[00:05]The agencies, looking backward at the accumulated data,
[00:11]continued to give their top rating to securities that were piling up risk
[00:17]as each week went by and the real estate markets started to wobble.
[00:30]Progress on restarting the machine … went faster than expected Friday evening
[00:36]and the first beam circulated in a clockwise direction
[00:41]around the machine about 10 p.m., said James Gillies,
[00:46]spokesman for the European Organization for Nuclear Research.
[00:58]Nearly 3m properties entered foreclosure last year,
[01:03]and filings increased by 14% from November to December.
[01:10]Foreclosures place downward pressure on house prices,
[01:15]contributing to a vicious cycle of economic pain.
[01:28]According the theory, the universe burst into being as a submicroscopic,
[01:35]unimaginably dense knot of pure energy that flew outward in all directions,
[01:43]emitting radiation as it went, condensing into particles
[01:48]and then into atoms of gas.
[01:56]Stocks moved upward on Thursday,
[02:00]riding momentum from stronger-than-expected earnings
[02:04]reports despite a round of jobless figures
[02:08]that showed persistent weakness in the labor market.
[02:18]Nonetheless, universities should and do encourage healthier living, he says.
[02:25]At the University of Bedfordshire, where he is vice-chancellor,
[02:30]the canteen has swapped pies and chips for salad bars
[02:35]and other wholesome offerings.
[02:46]Along the way one has to put up with some tiresome adventures
[02:51]as the teenage Benjamin (who looks to be in his late 60s) sets sail
[02:57]with a drunken old tugboat captain (a blustery, scenery-chewing Jared Harris).
[03:09]A: What are the clothes made of?
[03:11]B: Linen.内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-8124-236617-1.html