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AP NEWS一分钟，是美联社（Associated Press）推出的长度约一分钟的新闻简讯形式的报道。它因短小简洁、时效性强，深受广大英语爱好者追捧。美联社是美国最大的通讯社，也是国际性通讯社之一，全称为“美国联合通讯社”，英文简称AP。 马克·吐温曾说：“给地球各个角落带来光明的只有两个：天上的太阳和地上的美联社。”“美联社时事精华，一分钟展现鲜活世界”不但是英语听力训练的好素材，也是通晓国际时事的窗口。
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1. A driver rammed a truck into a group of Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem, killing four and wounding 15 others. Prime minister Netanyahu said the attack was a supporter of the Islamic State group.
2. Thai authorities say 19 people have been killed in flooding in southern Thailand over the past week. 10 provinces have been flooded following heavy rains with over 280,000 households affected.
3. Queen Elizabeth II attended a church service near her Sandringham estate Sunday, after missing the previous two Sunday services due to poor health. The 90-year old was applauded by well-wishers as she arrived by car at St. Mary Magdalene church.
4. And families brought their children to the vatican on Sunday as Pope Francis baptised 28 babies in the vatican Sistine Chapel. The pontiff joked that as the cries peak, that the concert has started.
Emily Roseman, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.