This is BBC news, the headlines.?
The US government is launching an investigation after an employee mistakenly issued an alert warning residents of Hawaii for an incoming ballistic missile. It took over half an hour to be declared a false alarm. The situation on the islands was described as full-blown panic.?
After a wave of anti-austerity protests, Tunisia’s government has announced a 70 million dollar package to help poorer families. As the country marks 7 years since it sparked Arab Spring uprisings, many Tunisians feel they haven’t gained enough social and economic benefits.?
The actor Mark Wahlberg donated his one and a half million dollar fee for reshooting scenes in All the Money in the World to the Time’s Up initiative, helping sexual harassment victims. It follows an outcry after it emerged his co-star Michelle Williams earned nothing for the same extra scenes.?
1 full-blown 完全的
2 austerity 緊縮政策
3 Arab Spring was a revolutionary wave of both violent and non-violent demonstrations, protests, riots, coups, foreign interventions, and civil wars in North Africa and the Middle East that began on 17 December 2010 in Tunisia with the Tunisian Revolution.
4 outcry 強烈抗議