Week 1 of the 2020 Session
May the New Year be a time of laughter and real enjoyment for you. Best wishes.
The registered urban unemployment rate stood at 4.02 percent at year-end 2016, the lowest level in years.
Consumers in many parts of the world have a preference for buying local which has helped boost the value of local brands.
In 2010, the Martin Aircraft Company introduced a jetpack it called "the world's first piratical jetpack." The jetpack even won a spot in Time's Top 50 Inventions of 2010. While its development has been on since 1981, the world's first jetpack is known to have flown in 1958. It was designed by Wendell Moore, a researcher at Bells Aerosystems. Early prototypes of Wendell's jetpack could reach a height of 5 meters (16 ft) and remain airborne for three minutes. This attracted the attention of the US Army, which funded the project with $150,000. Several test flights were later done for the US Army and even for JFK himself. The army later stopped paying for more research into the project because the flight time and distance were not convincing enough. NASA also wanted to use the jetpack for their Apollo 11 mission to serve as backups in case their lunar module malfunctioned. They later changed their minds, going for the lunar rover instead. After this setback, Bell discontinued further research on the jetpack.
圣保罗报的民意调查是基于在贝洛奥里藏特（Belo Horizonte）的米内朗球场（ Mineirao）对693名球迷进行的采访，统计误差为4%左右。
Consumers are feeling better. Consumer confidence is at the highest level in four years, thanks to improvements in jobs, housing and the stock market. In the wake of the recession, Americans whittled down their debts, avoided borrowing and delayed purchases. That means the stage could be set for stronger consumer demand, which could nudge businesses that have put off hiring to add more workers. 'Business has likely pushed productivity growth as far as possible,' Principal Global's Mr. Baur says, suggesting employers will need to boost payrolls to meet stronger demand.[qh]
Wishing you all the blessings of a beautiful New Year season.
White people’s officially privileged status waned over the latter half of the 20th century with the demise of discriminatory practices in, say, university admissions. But rising wages, an expanding social safety net and new educational opportunities helped offset that. Most white adults were wealthier and more successful than their parents, and confident that their children would do better still.
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比特币区块被讨论得最多的一项潜在用途，是去中心化的打车服务“Uber”。客户无需使用特定软件，就能订车并直接向司机付款，去掉中间商。（Uber创始人特拉维斯o卡兰尼克，抱歉）区块能用于各种用途，从储存安全文件（去中心化的的Dropbox）到“水印”技术，水印技术是指某块特定的比特币能包含比如你房子的房契。Digital Currency Group投资主管赖安o希尔基斯表示：“区块将催生数十年的创新。这可能催生零阻力股票发行、所有权转让以及智能合同。而上述事物共同构成了经济的支柱。如果你想创建分散管理的优步、Dropbox以及Facebook，你可以重塑互联网。”Digital Currency Group由前SecondMarket创始人巴里o希尔伯特创办。
Fiat will seek to renegotiate the terms of its investment in Chrysler.
6. Will we witness another global epidemic in 2010?
尽管在2008 年9 月被任命为美国时代华纳集团旗下《型时代》杂志总编辑的阿里尔·福克斯曼是榜单新人，很少参加电视节目，但他的时尚总监哈尔·鲁本斯坦现在是美国“一生” 女性频道《幻彩魔刷：寻找下一个化妆大师》节目的评委。福克斯曼的刊物在广告页数上领先，据称在2009 年上半年总计超过1000 页。
House Health and Human Services Committee
(Rep. Brenda Landwehr, Chair)
No meetings this week.
Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee
(Sen. Gene Suellentrop, Chair)
Anna Faith Carlson, 18, became an online sensation when she posted a picture of her posing next to a cardboard cutout of Elsa a few months ago.
The bigger Tesla gets, the more complex its operations become. Since it sells directly to customers and eschews franchised dealers, it will have to develop a network of service centers to handle repairs on the cars it sells. Its unusually generous warranty, which obligates it to buy back used cars for 50% of their original base price after three years, could create a second channel of used Teslas. “Tesla will be eating a lot of three-year-old cars that aren’t as sexy or rare as they were a year ago,” wrote one Seeking Alpha blogger. ‘To me, it sounds like a potential mess.”
The second-best song that Shirley Bassey performed for the James Bond franchise is still one of the best. For a series that, on some level, has always been about wish fulfillment, listening to one of the great singers belt powerful notes about avarice seems just about right. So say what you will about the film (it's not on many of the lists of James Bond's best), but Bassey had good material here and she knocked it out of the park.
最佳录影带：Little Big Town《Tornado》
But that moment, try as Google might, has yet to come. Some reports have named 2014 as the year when wearable devices will hit the mainstream, but a newer study from L2, a digital research firm, confirms what many have been quietly fighting for: wearables are still not socially acceptable, creating a significant hurdle to further sales.
House Children and Seniors
(Rep. Susan Concannon, Chair)
4. 《狗心》(Heart of a Dog)，导演：劳瑞·安德森(Laurie Anderson)。
A recent example: When Gwen Stefani launched her new album Spark the Fire, Swyft created a free sticker pack and distributed it on several of its messaging apps. It was downloaded almost a million times and sent between users seven million times, resulting in 41 million impressions in 10 days. Such campaigns cost anywhere from $50,000 to $250,000 for brands, Wray says.
Will Washington's tentative truce continue?
200911/88512.shtmlA love letter to a US college student from the girlfriend who was to become his wife is finally on its way to him - 53 years after it was written in 1958.
The official Facebook page for students admitted to join the Harvard Class of 2021 warns students that "Harvard College reserves the right to withdraw an offer of admission under various conditions including if an admitted student engages in behavior that brings into question his or her honesty, maturity, or moral character".
Ranking third on our Top-Grossing list is Steve Carell. Despicable Me 2 was a huge hit this year, bringing in $919 million at the box office. Overall, the franchise has earned $1.4 billion at the box office worldwide and a third movie, Minions, is on the way. Carell also appeared this year in the small indie The Way Way Back and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone. The latter failed to earn back its production budget at the box office but we’re only looking at ticket sales here — the film put another $22.5 million in Carell’s column for 2013.
After an investigation, Rongchang police arrested Zhou on April 29 for endangering public security, according to the Chongqing Morning Post.
As a result, 39 percent of the post-90s generation tries to avoid the negative effects of mobile phone use through measures like turning off app notifications, intentionally limiting the frequency of social media interactions and staying away from social media entirely in certain situations.
There were multiple instances of the glamourous royalty keeping Canadians waiting, including the arrival, where the family took a whole 20 minutes to disembark in order to be greeted by the Canadian welcome party.
In August, the holdings were to the tune of $80.4 billion while it stood at $79.7 billion in July.
Three stricts and three honests: Be strict in morals, power and disciplining oneself; be honest in decisions, business and behavior
The Big Sick
It was Somerset Maugham who said the French Riviera is “a sunny place for shady people” – and looking around at all the 'models' in the hotel lobbies and the men in dark sunglasses who seemed to know them, I knew what he meant. Behind the festival's shiny facade, there is an unseemly side – and beneath the azure waters, a polluted mess. The French diver and environmentalist Laurent Lombard's video of the Cannes seabed strewn with waste and debris went viral before the festival began. We were assured there was no danger to swimmers, and the mayor had it cleaned up according to the Daily Mail – but the Med had certainly lost some of its sparkle.
Nine provincial-level regions' GDP exceeded 3 trillion yuan in 2016, three more than the year before. The number of provincial-level areas with GDP surpassing 1 trillion yuan in 2016 remained 25.
The tightening drove some enterprises seek other financing options such as bonds or listing on the National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ).
We will perform with a strong work ethic, sense of responsibility, and enterprising spirit.
The drama got 7.2 points on Douban, receiving criticism for having too much romance and too few of Zhou's struggles.
A cheery New Year hold lots of happiness for you!
Overall twenty-eight thousand bombs and other munitions were exploded over Yugoslavia a country the size of Ohio. William Cohen then secretary of defense characterized Allied Force as “the most precise application of airpower in history.” Some five hundred civilians died in the bombing a remarkably low number for such a high number of munitions expended. In its own account of the campaignNATO stresses that targets were “carefully sexted” and that “massive effort was made to minimise the impact of the air campaign on the Serb civilian population.”
10. 《66》(Sixty Six)。刘易斯·卡尔(Lewis Klahr)把数码短片精彩地汇集在一起，以一种英雄气概的方式复制流行文化，它只在MoMA上映过一晚。但他的作品也在洛杉矶和旧金山等城市上映，所以如果你住在附近，可以去看他的下一次展映。
"I'm not really worried about it, honestly," Bryant said. "My shooting will be better."
Whatever one's view, two further points for and against Russia's global standing are undeniable:
Trade flows brought China’s balance of trade to $40.82bn, roughly $7.2bn below expectations and down about $3.6bn from November’s revised level of $44.23bn (previously $44.61bn). That balance came to Rmb275.4bn in local-currency terms.
TV Movie: “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece)” (PBS)
House Social Services Budget Committee
(Rep. Will Carpenter, Chair)
Oh Carmelo, I wish you still had your high school mini-fro. It was absolutely epic.
"Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. ('MGM') today announced that the secured lenders voting in the Company's solicitation process have overwhelmingly approved its proposed plan of reorganization ('Plan'). MGM will now move expeditiously to implement that Plan, which will dramatically reduce its debt load and put the Company in a strong position to execute its business strategy. MGM is appreciative of the lenders' support."
House Insurance Committee
(Rep. Jene Vickrey, Chair)
3. Your boss received your résumé from a contact of a contact。
Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee
(Sen. Rob Olson, Chair)
Followers are also getting younger and better educated, with 77.8 percent in the 17-to-33 age group and 75 percent with a higher education.
“BlackBerry has not engaged in discussions with Samsung with respect to any possible offer to purchase BlackBerry,” the company said in a statement issued Wednesday afternoon. “BlackBerry’s policy is not to comment on rumors or speculation, and accordingly it does not intend to comment further.”
At its own auction the following evening, Sotheby’s achieved a far more respectable total of 22.6 million with fees, although it was just above the low estimate of 21.8 million based on hammer prices. Of the 44 lots offered, 15 did not sell, or 34 percent.
House Federal and State Affairs
(Rep. John Barker, Chair)
Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc.'s Google, and Coca-Cola Co. topped the list of the world's 100 most valuable brands in 2016, while technology and automotive brands dominated the overall rankings, according to a new report from brand consultancy Interbrand.
Against: Opening so early in the year outside of awards season could hinder its chances.
新近成立的Eleven James正在男表领域引入合作消费的概念。该公司的会员项目能令你获得亲近一系列精挑细选的高端腕表的机会，这一曾经只和私人飞机、豪华汽车及度假屋联系在一起的会员模式正在Eleven James的手中发扬光大。除腕表外，会员还能注册专享忠诚度项目，其中包括礼宾服务、合伙人利益专享及诸如腕表主题活动等独一无二的体验。听起来有点像男士腕表和飞机租赁公司Net Jets体验的大碰撞？公司创始人兰迪?布兰多夫（Randy Brandoff）在奢侈品营销领域拥有深厚经验，曾经在Net Jets担任高级副总裁和首席营销官、在Marquis Jets担任过执行副总裁和首席营销官。他的专长，加上年复一年增长势头良好的腕表行业，以及一种在其他市场证明行之有效的商业模式——看起来Elven James正是在恰当的时间叩开了市场的大门。
n. 改善(正), 修正案，某物质能改善土壤有助生长
Yang Yansui, director of the School of Public Policy And Management at Tsinghua University, said the four-trillion-pension balance was mostly in personal accounts, while the pay-as-you-go pension system was greatly challenged by dependency ratio.
“I am proud of my position as a boss, as a person that runs my own company,” Perry told FORBES for our Celebrity 100 cover story this past summer. “I’m an entrepreneur. … I don’t want to shy away from it. I actually want to kind of grab it by its b---s.”
艾玛·汤普森曾因影片《霍华德庄园》(Howards End)以及《理智与情感》(Sense and Sensibility)两次获得奥斯卡金像奖，而她把小金人放在洗手间这一做法也广为人知，她说：“放在其他地方都显得格格不入，它们太大了，又金光闪闪。”而艾玛并不是唯一一个这样做的人，苏珊·萨兰登（Susan Sarandon）、莱昂纳尔·里奇（Lionel Richie）以及肖恩·康纳利（Sean Connery）都称自己把小金人放在浴室等地方。
China’s commercial aerospace ambition has long been known, but a few recent milestones are bringing it closer to realization.
According to a research report on 2016 graduates released by 51job.com, a leading job hunting platform in China, 52.11% of college graduates found employment or started their own business.
We will promote the liberalization and facilitation of international trade and investment.
Job-searching employees often send these subtle signals without expecting their managers to notice, Kay says. But they do。
Whatever one's view, two further points for and against Russia's global standing are undeniable:
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Senate Ways and Means Committee
(Sen. Carolyn McGinn, Chair)
But Michael DeFranco, chair of Baker & McKenzie’s M&A practice, hailed the Chinese group’s investment in developed economies.
This figure marks the highest rate of growth since 2011. As the total annual box office in China five years ago was only 10 billion yuan.
3. Kate Upton
The media are annoying, we get that, Your Royal Highness, but there may have been more dignified ways for you (and the establishment you represent) to air your concerns.
Angela Merkel's salary as German chancellor is set at 218,400 euros a year ($242,000). The chancellor got a 2% pay rise at the beginning of March, and will get another 2% next February.
虽然仿生腿对截肢者来说是巨大的福音，但是它们与人体缺乏真正的神经联系，导致依靠仿生腿走路十分麻烦和劳累。但是去年，西雅图的居民Zac Vawter 安装了世界上第一支思想控制的腿，一种直接接受从他大脑发出信号的仿生肢体。
23岁的古纳尔?优素福(Gunal Youssouf)是Teach First人，她加入了普华永道(PwC)英国分公司的管理咨询毕业生项目。优素福表示，在Teach First的两年让她有机会在不用花钱攻读传统资格证书的情况下尝试教学工作。
More than 350,000 gamers from across Europe (and some from North America and Asia) have made the annual pilgrimage to the quaint German city of Cologne, which has a population of just over 1 million. Activision used the convention to debut its multiplayer gameplay for Sledgehammer Games’ Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, allowing attendees hands-on access to the November 3 release.
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House Corrections and Juvenile Justice
(Rep. J. Russell Jennings, Chair)
Andrew Hill is management editor
Here's a look into social media's crystal ball for 2014. Will Snapchat catch fire? Will those annoying Promoted Tweets keep invading your Twitter stream? Will your boss finally learn to tweet? These five trends are poised to shake up the industry and the way we use social media in 2014:
Please accept my season\'s greetings.
7. Kristen Stewart
6.The Conjuring 2：The Enfield Poltergeist
This year they looked at the use of negative strategies such as anger or stonewalling responses to conflict, and found that these predicted health-related changes over time in specific ways.
The King’s Woman
8.Your Boss Sucks
The "Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology" published a study in early 2016 entitled, "The drawing effect: Evidence for reliable and robust memory benefits in free recall." While the title seems a bit long and complex, the study actually demonstrated a very simple idea. Drawing words in picture form helps people make better and stronger memories. The authors of the study created simple tasks where a participant would first draw a simple word, like a common piece of fruit. Later, the authors of the study would ask the participants to recall the words they drew. Other participants in the study were given different tasks like repeating the given word aloud a certain number of times or actually writing the word down. The researchers found that participants who drew doodles of the words they needed to recall fared much better than other participants.
8. Smile every time EXCEPT when my team is losing.
The Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model – Shakira stands 10th on the world's most beautiful women of 2015 list. She is listed as most powerful woman in the world by Forbes, and most popular dancer by wonders list. As of July 2014, She has become the first person to reach 100 million followers on Facebook.
It’s wall-to-wall pure pop heaven, crackling with originality and dark humor, teeming with action sequences so perfectly timed and executed you almost want to run out of the theater on the spot so you can call a friend and rave about it — but you wouldn’t dare leave your seat because you wouldn’t want to miss a frame of this brilliant, pulse-quickening gem.
McGowan has also hit out at Meryl Streep, saying that it is 'literally impossible' the actress knew nothing of Weinstein's sexual proclivities until last autumn.
Rihanna, who came in at second place, earned her runner-up position "following another 12-month period in which she was absolutely bloody everywhere and yet we all entirely failed to get sick of her," per FHM.
Perhaps my favorite profile this year was Kiki Zhao’s stirring depiction of the remarkable Yu Xiuhua, now one of China’s most read poets, a woman with cerebral palsy who lived most of her 41 years on a farm, writing at a low table. She never finished high school, and says she “could write before she could read.” Now, she is invited to places like Stanford University and fends off comparisons to Emily Dickinson.