[00:07]The performance of "Avatar" is particularly striking
[00:11]because the film - a leading contender in this year's Oscar race -
[00:16]reached its summit so quickly.
[00:25]A wicked storm barreling into the Upper Midwest
[00:29]just before Christmas could brew up a blizzard stronger
[00:33]than any storm seen in South Dakota in the past 40 years.
[00:44]The treatments don't rid the body of infected cells--
[00:48]they merely keep them from spewing virus.
[00:52]But if that feat could be sustained, HIV infection wouldn't be so deadly.
[00:59]It could become as manageable as diabetes.
[01:11]Reading about the killings in the newspapers,
[01:14]Judge Roslin recognises one of the family names involved as belonging to
[01:20]an elderly couple, now among the dead, who had helped raise her mother.
[01:32]To reassure them, the president outlined modest plans: reducing business taxes,
[01:39]rebuilding roads and rail lines, retrofitting homes.
[01:45]He offered to work with Republicans, even meet with them monthly,
[01:50]in search of common ground.
[01:58]At the time, they had been keen for me to stay on as long as necessary,
[02:04]to allow an orderly handover of my responsibilities,
[02:08]including an ambitious development relating to this year's World Cup finals.
[02:22]The 0.5% rise in the fourth quarter for total compensation
[02:28]was slightly higher than the 0.4% advance economists had expected,
[02:36]and was the biggest quarterly gain since a 0.6% rise
[02:42]in the third quarter of 2008.
[02:50]While Thursday's vote went smoothly,
[02:53]it came after weeks of difficult negotiations between
[02:58]the White House and both House and Senate Democrats.
[03:08]A:I will go to the magistrate this time. I won't let them operate
[03:12]above the law.
[03:14]B:Good luck.内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-8124-236758-1.html