[00:02]Still suffering from the effects of last year's drought,
[00:06]and struggling to get aid from recession-hit donors,
[00:10]Ethiopia enters another season of famine as 6.2 million
[00:14]people go hungry.
[00:19]Yet it is hard to imagine that the merger of a
[00:21]few oil firms today could re-create the same threats to
[00:26]competition that were feared nearly a century ago in the
[00:29]U.S., when the Standard Oil trust was broken up.
[00:36]Millions of London Underground passengers have had
[00:39]enough of sardine-like conditions and are adopting a "dogeat
[00:44]dog" attitude during their daily commute …
[00:49]The phrase "substance abuse" is often used instead
[00:52]of "drug abuse" to make clear that substances such as
[00:56]alcohol and tobacco can be just as harmfully misused as
[01:01]heroin and cocaine.
[01:05]Anything seems possible as prices continue to soar.
[01:09]Gasoline might hit a dollar a gallon in the next three or
[01:13]four years, Energy Secretary James Schlesinger predicted
[01:20]The Social Democracy, one of the few parties that
[01:24]contested the presidential poll, said one of its electoral
[01:27]officials was forced with a pistol held to his head to sign
[01:31]off on a vote count.
[01:36]Each semester less than 1/2 of my students pass the
[01:39]class. Most of the students who fail do so because they
[01:44]fail to turn in assignments and complete tests or they put
[01:48]zero effort into the class.内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-8124-240323-1.html