Editor’s note: This is a live account of COVID-19 updates from Saturday, September 5, as the day unfolded. It is no longer being updated. Click here to see all the most recent news about the pandemic, and click here to find additional resources.

As the country heads into Labor Day weekend, public health officials In a sign that civil service jobs may be losing their appeal, a report issued by recruitment website Zhaopin in late March said more than 10,000 public sector employees, including civil servants and staff members at public institutions, had submitted their resumes to potential employers through the site in just two months. The number was 34 percent higher during the same period last year, the report said., and to not make the same mistakes they did over the Memorial Day and Fourth of July.

On Friday, the head of the World Health Organization said Chinese companies filed 7,150 patents with the European Patent Office (EPO) in 2016, a year-on-year increase of 24.8%, according to figures released by the EPO last Tuesday. even as Russia and China have started using their experimental vaccines.

Throughout Saturday, on this page, we’ll be posting updates on the outbreak and its effects on the Seattle area, the Pacific Northwest and the world. Updates from Friday can be found here, and all our COVID-19 coverage can be found here.

The state Department of Health has changed how it reports testing totals, and testing data for the past few weeks is incomplete. Also: As of Aug. 28, the DOH is no longer publishing COVID-19 death counts on weekends. Instead, the number of weekend deaths will be added to death tallies reported on Mondays and Tuesdays.
The state Department of Health has changed how it reports testing totals, and testing data for the past few weeks is incomplete. Also: As of Aug. 28, the DOH is no longer publishing COVID-19 death counts on weekends. Instead, the number of weekend deaths will be added to death tallies reported on Mondays and Tuesdays.
(Jennifer Luxton / The Seattle Times)
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Voting in person Nov. 3? Expect drive-thrus, sports arenas

In this Aug. 11, 2020, file photo, a voter casts a ballot at a drive-thru voting station in the Barre Civic Center in Vermont’s statewide primary in Barre, Vt. Voting will look a little different this November. States are considering drive-thrus, outdoor polling places and curbside voting as they examine creative ways to safely offer same-day polling places during a pandemic. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)
In this Aug. 11, 2020, file photo, a voter casts a ballot at a drive-thru voting station in the Barre Civic Center in Vermont’s statewide primary in Barre, Vt. Voting will look a little different this November. States are considering drive-thrus, outdoor polling places and curbside voting as they examine creative ways to safely offer same-day polling places during a pandemic. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)

As for his own education: He's weighing whether to enroll in university in England or maybe the U.S. to be closer to Silicon Valley. Or perhaps he'll skip college entirely and just focus on his work. 'I absolutely want to start another company,' he says. 'Serial entrepreneurs get addicted to creation. I want to be passionate. I feel really bad when I'm not doing something new.'
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'12 Years A Slave' is shattering and anguishing, a singular anomaly in an entertainment medium. More than that, Steve McQueen's hugely ambitious chronicle of slavery in America is revelatory, a work of art that has been embraced by mainstream audiences. That's a testimony to the power of art (as expressed in John Ridley's script and performances by Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong'o and Michael Fassbender, among others), and heartening evidence of moviegoers' hunger for substance and meaning in the films they choose to see.
In his annual news conference with international reporters, Putin said he is ready to work with any president the American people elect.

Will the Saudi Aramco public offering debut on an international market
The Harry Potter star Emma Watson hold fifth position in the list of ten most beautiful women of 2015. The English actress, model, and activist, Watson took the top spot on the AskMen “Top 99 Outstanding Women 2015″ list and at number 26 on the TIME 100 list of the world's most influential people.
The Asia-Pacific is the common home of all countries in the region. China does not want to see any party in the Asia-Pacific region feel compelled to choose sides under the influence of a Cold-War mentality.
然而专家却在西方当前的乱象之下看到一种白人身份危机。

adj. 最初的,原始的,有独创性的,原版的
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TOGETHERNESS (HBO, Jan. 11) HBO’s Sunday night comedy block already covers early-20-something New York women (“Girls,” beginning its fourth season the same night) and late-20-something San Francisco gay men (“Looking,” beginning its second). Now it adds 30-something Los Angeles straight people in this sometimes bleakly comic half-hour from Jay and Mark Duplass, the brothers behind quirky films like “The Puffy Chair” and “Baghead.” Mark Duplass and Melanie Lynskey play a married couple sharing a house with his best friend (Steve Zissis) and her sister (Amanda Peet).
还有哪对系列电影的荧幕情侣可以像《暮光之城》的克里斯汀?斯图尔特和罗伯特?帕丁森这样成功开创戏路呢?两个人都成为了影坛名角。帕丁森在最新作品《好时光》中延续了他近年来这种让人几乎认不出的造型风格。在《迷失Z城》中,他把自己打扮成胡子蓬乱的眼镜男,如今他又把头发染成亚麻色,变身为一个试图在纽约完美做案,结果却让患有发育性残疾的弟弟(本?萨弗迪饰)被捕的银行抢劫犯。他试图用盗取的钱来给弟弟交保释金,结果麻烦接踵而至。很多的麻烦。除了饰演弟弟一角外,本?萨弗迪还和自己的哥哥约书亚?萨弗迪共同执导了这部电影。《好时光》入围了今年戛纳电影节的主竞赛单元,参与角逐金棕榈奖。该片于11月3日在日本上映,11月17日在英国和爱尔兰上映,11月23日在希腊上映。(资料来源:A24制片公司)
不会。结束罗伯特穆加贝(Robert Mugabe)长达37年的执政(军方在这件事上也帮了点忙)后,埃默森姆南加古瓦(Emmerson Mnangagwa)承诺在2018年举行自由选举。这引出了一个问题:他可能会输掉大选。他至少要装作选举是公平的,因为他需要政治献金来扭转经济。这将意味着要推行选举改革——可能会让其不受欢迎的非洲民族联盟-爱国阵线(Zanu-PF)输掉选举。即使姆南加古瓦准备好在选举中赌一把,还不清楚军方愿不愿意。已经把自己的人推上台的津巴布韦将军们,不太可能会容许公众再把他踢下去。

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—Sophia Eppolito, The Associated Press
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A message to wear a face mask flashes across a television monitor as travelers retrieve their bags off the carousel at Denver International Airport. (David Zalubowski / Associated Press, file)
A message to wear a face mask flashes across a television monitor as travelers retrieve their bags off the carousel at Denver International Airport. (David Zalubowski / Associated Press, file)

?Women fall for him because he's exciting to be around and this plays a much larger part in a relationship than most think. It's the key to a great first date. Even the femme fatales assigned to kill Bond fall for him. But studies show this isn't surprising at all. 007's character has frequently been accused of being sexist. This is probably true -- and only serves to make him that much more attractive to the ladies.
"The essential question of the Sino-Japanese relationship is if Japan can accept the fact that China is growing stronger and more powerful." CUI TIANKAI, member of the CPPCC National Committee and vice-minister of foreign affairs

The hair creates a resemblance to the look of Michelle Pfeiffer, but Ms. Chastain gives it more of an edge. Kay Georgiou, who frequently styles the hair of Matt Damon and Gwyneth Paltrow for films, oversaw the look.
coach
adj. 被识别的;经鉴定的;被认同者 v. 鉴定(id
China’s handling of its state reserves of raw materials such as cotton and sugar will be a key factor shaping the direction of agricultural commodities in 2017, according to a major lender to agribusinesses.

“My manifesto with Summly was to get our technology into as many users’ hands as possible,” Mr D’Aloisio said, pointing to Yahoo’s hundreds of millions of users. “With Yahoo’s reputation as a content portal, we have an opportunity to fundamentally change the way content is consumed.”
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Online programmes appeal more to senior professional students than those who take full-time programmes. Participants on online MBAs are aged 34 on average compared to 28 for full-time participants. Online students are also more likely to seek a promotion following the course with their existing employer. While the majority of full-time MBA graduates (90 per cent) worked for different companies three years after graduation, only about 55 per cent of online graduates did so.

The cities of Hefei and Xiamen once again led the pack with growth of 48.6 per cent and 45.9 per cent, respectively.
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Agricultural raw materials, especially the so called soft commodities such as sugar, coffee and cotton, have been among the top performers this year.

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— Hugo Martin, Los Angeles Times

Students return to Whitworth campus, hoping to avoid COVID-19 in close living quarters

check原是检查的意思,后来有这么一帮人喜欢突然阻止你,检查你的暂住证,所以就有了突然阻止的意思。

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stable
With the second round of (re)negotiations closing on Tuesday we have truly entered the technocratic phase of these trade talks.

在周五晚上,金州勇士队以106比94击败了芝加哥公牛队,将战绩提升为14胜0负。库里本场比赛拿下27分,而卫冕冠军也距离NBA历史最佳开局纪录只有一场之遥。
其实我一直都在等你提到篮网队的处境,既然你没说,那就我来说吧。林书豪已经因腿筋受伤缺阵几周了。他们是唯一有摆烂权利但是不摆烂的球队!

吉尔伯特说:“那些以单打独斗闻名的品牌都开始与意想不到的伙伴合作。如果仔细研究苹果的投资,你会发现这个特殊队伍的成员名单,看起来就像是世界上能想象到的各行各业中最优秀的人才的名人录。”
?备用发电机的失败使得纽约大学医院分部的Langone医学中心被迫撤离。大约200名病人被迫转移。官员们正在调查备用电源失败的原因。
The programme focuses on the early careers of the children that are enrolled in the Abby Lee Dance Company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
格里芬高中时代的样子与现今相差无几,原因是他离开高中才四年。我们能想象得出,暴力美学的格里芬在NBA里再锻炼上一两年年,他会变得更“怪兽”。

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—Chad Sokol, The Spokesman-Review

State DOH confirms 501 new COVID-19 cases in Washington

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您只需轻轻一挥将它们放飞,泡沫气球就会自己飘向空中。
Students were then asked to move the dispenser to the teachers' office where teachers then called the police.

Folk Song “Jasmine” (Song Zuying and Celine Dion, Canada)
据教育部表示,这些学生90%以上都就读于英语国家,例如美国、英国和澳大利亚等,70%的人至少是在攻读学士学位。

established
赖特是英国浪漫主义画派的鼻祖之一。这幅作品从1840年起一直由德比郡的一个家族私藏。考虑到目前的行情,它的最低估价仅为10万英镑,还有一个重要因素是它的拍卖款将用于救济叙利亚难民。结果,至少有三位竞拍人把价格推高至66.5万英镑(含佣金)。

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吕特回应称:“这就是坐在沙发上发推特与治理国家的区别。如果你在治理这个国家,你就得做明智的决定,而驱逐大使是不明智的。”
勇士的横扫,实际上让那些试图挑战勇士的球队无力追赶勇士的脚步,致使联盟在季后赛收入上损失惨重。于是,总决赛便成了战胜勇士的最后的希望,也是最后的机会。总有些愚蠢的人通过不断告诉你不要低估了勒布朗·詹姆斯来让你重燃希望。我看了所有五场詹姆斯在的总决赛,我现在客观的告诉你:詹姆斯知道自己赢不了。“我能做什么?他们赢了73场比赛,我打败了他们,于是他们引进了凯文杜兰特。”在凯文杜兰特用自己的冷血投射杀死系列赛之前,骑士还设法在三场比赛中夺得了一场胜利。但最后,骑士队虽然避免了横扫的尴尬,但他们结束赛季的方式也只能用虎头蛇尾来形容。
当汤姆?雷文斯克罗夫特(Tom Ravenscroft)在2007年拿到经济与管理学位离开牛津大学(Oxford)的时候,他希望当一名管理顾问。而且他也在实习后收到了奥纬咨询(Oliver Wyman)的录用通知。他说:“除了进入商界,我对从事什么职业没有任何想法,职业在那时候还是一个非常模糊的概念。”

adj. 反对的,敌对的 v. 和 ... 起冲突,反抗
目前正在调查最佳影片奖是如何被错误地念成《爱乐之城》而非真正得主《月光男孩》的。
问:你有觉得自己的哪部作品被低估了,或者希望它能够更火一点吗?
The drama was broadcast during the summer holiday, targeting young audiences who prefer fantasies and romances.
除此之外,美国还将举行更为传统的庄重纪念活动,其中包括奥巴马总统在与美国首都华盛顿一河之隔的阿灵顿国家公墓向无名战士墓敬献花圈。
In month-on-month terms, consumer prices fell 0.1 per cent after having risen 0.7 per cent a month earlier.
Frederickson说:“人们远离职场越久,他们想要再次踏入就越难。”

新兴市场吸收的外国投资已降至金融危机以来最低水平,投资者准备迎接美国近10年来首次加息的冲击波。
2010年中国农民工能否拿到城市户口?

“即便人们充分了解了(美联储政策的作用),市场动态也可能相对容易地变得不稳定或不利,”他说,“届时你将陷入一个卖盘压力自我强化的循环。”

China's consumer price inflation decelerated to just 1.3 per cent year-on-year last month, the slowest rate since May. On a month-to-month basis inflation fell by 0.3 per cent, the first negative reading since May.
mort=death死+gage抵押品→抵押品不能动,像死一样→抵押(品)
还有些电视剧不如人们最初预料的好,不过仍有吸引力,最显眼的是映时频道的《婚外恋》,它一开始看起来像汉普顿斯式黑色电影,后来变成了法国艺术电影。剧中的罪行与过于缓慢的节奏以及《罗生门》(Rashomon)式的讲述方式不太相称,不过该剧在最后几集势头大涨,悬念丛生。
n.
“He’s informal, candid and approachable,” says Ginni Rometty, chief executive of IBM, who praises him as “very authentic. It’s the hallmark of a modern CEO. What you see is what you get.”
《速度与激情6》帮助其另外两位男演员在我们榜单中获得较高的排名:范·迪塞尔(Vin Diesel)和已故的保罗·沃克(Paul Walker)。迪塞尔以8.87亿美元位居我们榜单第四。《速度与激情6》在全球斩获7.89亿美元的票房。仅仅几个月之前,他出演的《星际传奇3》(Riddick)在各大影院上映,仅收入9,800万美元票房,不过,这也足以使迪塞尔的排名领先于他的搭档沃克。

塞巴斯蒂安佩恩(Sebastian Payne)
Good luck, good health, hood cheer. I wish you a happy New Year.
6.Do All the Work, Plus More
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死者是一名19岁的女孩,被称为郭玲玲(这可能是化名),据称她未经许可去卫生间后被所谓的导师反复拳打脚踢。验尸报告显示,死亡原因是因为颅骨受伤和脑损伤。
3.会飞的自行车

我去年就说过、今年要再强调的一点是:唯一比预测未来更不招人待见的事情就是公开自己的预言。
We will advance reforms in the financial sector.
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CCTV reported Friday morning that teams would still try to lift the vessel.

Read the story here.

—The New York Times

Overfed and underexercised, some dogs are putting on pandemic pounds

排名:第三
Apple CEO Tim Cook
While the FT online and full-time MBAs are not strictly comparable because the criteria used to judge them are slightly different, it is interesting to note that IE and Warwick Business School are among six schools to feature in both rankings.

自动驾驶汽车:研究人员正在研究能让汽车自动倒车入库的设备,让你甚至不必坐在车里就能完成倒车。这样你就不必在不小心刮蹭到别人的车时,往人家的雨刮器下面留张字条,并附上你的电话号码了。
《国土安全》(Homeland):第三季末布洛迪(Brody,戴米恩·路易斯[Damian Lewis]饰)最终被杀后,映时频道(Showtime)的这部间谍惊悚剧似乎走到了尽头。目前看来,第四季没了他却变得充满活力,令人喜爱。卡莉(Carrie,克莱尔·丹尼斯[Claire Danes]饰)这次的对手是美貌、狡猾的巴基斯坦情报官塔斯尼姆(Tasneem,尼姆拉特·考尔[Nimrat Kaur]饰)。

docu[=doc教]+ment→用来教的东西→文件;证书
在我们有别于从前的失常状态中,她用所需要的一切使人们联想到生活的失重感。“这是一个时代的终结吗?这是美国的末日吗?”她在《When the World Was at War We Kept Dancing》(《当世界陷入战争之中,我们要继续跳舞》)这首歌中吟唱着。“不,这只是开始。”

用这个背带背孩子更加方便舒适。
因为中国严格的政策,该内衣品牌的几位最有名的模特无法出席今年最重要的活动,上周吉吉·哈迪德就在推特上表示她不会出席此次维密秀。

The number of such applications in Beijing last year increased 426% from that of 2015.
如果法国总统奥朗德在2012年上任后没有主动减薪30%,他的排名还能更靠前。

供给侧结构性改革:去产能、去库存、去杠杆、降成本、补短板
Arizona, Texas Head List Of Best States For Expected Job Growth
男性使用这个密码的几率是女性的2.8倍。
Who greets a member of any royal family, however young, with a high five?
Data from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology showed the production of new-energy vehicles last month surged by 144 percent year-on-year to 16,100 units, and the output of fully electric passenger vehicles tripled from the same period last year, reaching 7,952 units in January. Official data showed that 97 percent of new-energy vehicles produced in January would be eligible for favorable taxation policies.

n. 史诗,叙事诗 adj. 史诗的,叙事诗的,宏大的,
除了印度,其他金砖国家——巴西,俄罗斯,中国和南非——也削减了对美国政府债券的持有。
Blue skies will not be, and should not be, a luxury.

在《招魂》一举成功后, 埃德·沃伦和罗琳·沃伦夫妇又推出了其续集《招魂2》。 影片讲述了1977年发生在伦敦的一个真实故事——恩菲德招灵事件。
Staff numbers at insurance agencies also rose by 936,200 to a total of more than 5.6m people.
The report by iResearch Consulting Group and Sina Weibo, China's most popular microblogging platform, was released at a forum in Shanghai, co-organized by Weibo and telecom giant Huawei .
The valuation that all this good news is creating for Tesla is truly astonishing. A Tesla watcher named Zoltan Ban, writing in Seeking Alpha, figures that Tesla is already priced as if it sells several hundred thousand cars a year when in reality it will sell only about 35,000 in 2014. Another way of looking at this: At current prices, each car the company sells this year is valued at $1 million.
China’s retail sales softened as industrial production and investment held more or less steady in spite of a weaker showing from exports last month.

Read the story here.

—The Washington Post

COVID-19 child care crisis is pushing mothers out of the workforce

达奇斯说:捷蓝航空在2012年初遇到过很多困难(一名飞行员在飞行途中突然精神崩溃,这让公司这一年的开头极为艰难),但是在繁忙的假日旅行期间,顾客的满意和优秀的社交服务把这个品牌带入了成功的行列。
The study was based on 3,095 questionnaires from 2016 graduates and 1,661 questionnaires from employers across the country.
下面是消费者和投资者在2015年也许可以期盼的5个好消息。

The United Kingdom ranks No. 3 overall. It ranks No. 4 in Power and No. 5 in Cultural Influence.
根据一项最新调查显示,2013年度最差劲密码非“123456”莫属了。
conservative

这张专辑中十分突出的一首歌《Him》(《他》)以低调的方式讲述了一个有关同性恋和文化偏执的催人泪下的故事,是一首倡导非异性恋者公民权的歌曲。
operate
拍卖行称这次拍卖会还将拍卖两颗超过100克拉的钻石,吸引了30多个国家的买家。
Manal al-Sharif is best known for challenging laws and mores that keep women down in her native country.
珍妮-巴斯终于决定放弃吉姆-巴斯——一个没有任何技能成为合格执行官的人,一个如同他自己的名字只会做糊涂交易的人——让湖人自毁城墙。
n. 回想,记忆,纪念品

17. Most Complex Hurdle As of Dec. 7, seven out of 20 domestic top-grossing movies released this year had female-driven stories, according to the website Box Office Mojo. By contrast, five out of 20 female-driven stories topped the international market, which accounts for some 70 percent of the industry’s revenue. This may look bad, but the numbers appear marginally better than they have in recent years.
排名:第二
近日公布的一份调查结果显示,清华大学毕业生的平均薪酬在全国高校毕业生中最高。
定义自己

The Big Sick
n. 传染,影响,传染病
Baby Driver recently placed on the National Board of Review’s Top 10 list. The film holds a 93% on Rotten Tomatoes and took in over $100 million dollars at the box office.

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Drama Series: “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
在新浪微博(类似Twitter的一个中国社交平台)的一个投票中, 58.5%的网友“喜欢”水墨画猴子形象,14.4%的人喜欢3D版的正面图,而12.5%的人想“为其换装”,这意味着他们并不喜欢这个颜色。
福布斯表示,如果不扣除管理费和税费,在2015年6月1日到2016年6月1日期间,全球收入最高的10位女星共入账2.05亿美元。

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Reminder: Where to get free COVID-19 tests in King County

《住宅全装修设计规范》编制完成 家具插座“打架”将解决

It has now entered the top 20 for the first time.
We first see the hair of Anna Morales (Jessica Chastain) during the opening credits of “A Most Violent Year.” She’s at her makeup mirror.
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Many investors, it turns out, are siding with Mr Cook. After a tumultuous 2013, the share price has increased by around 50 per cent since that shareholder meeting, at one point taking its market capitalisation above $700bn.

They're open to anyone who cannot access a COVID-19 test through their regular healthcare provider. The locations have limited hours; contact a location directly for hours or to make an appointment. They're all listed here.

一些科学家说,2014年成为创下气温纪录的一年,最值得注意的一点是该年度并没有发生强大的厄尔尼诺现象,一种由于太平洋将巨大的热量输送到大气层所造成的大尺度天气模式。
安娜还补充道,在巴西筹办世界杯期间,巴西人民却在遭罪。由于大型建设项目造成交通拥挤,耽误了居住在城市郊区穷人的上下班时间,她认为只有富人才会在世界杯倍感享受。

There's also a free testing-by-mail option offered by the Greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network, with enrollment here.

—Daniel Beekman

How to navigate COVID-19 risks during Labor Day weekend

根据普京最近的一次收入申报,2015年他总计收入大约为890万卢布(约合13.7万美元)。
第二晚(12月9日)的苏富比(Sotheby’s)拍卖会共拍得2260万英镑(含佣金),比佳士得前晚的表现要好得多,不过也只是略高于2180万英镑(不含佣金)的最低估价。44件拍品中有15件流拍,比例达34%。

As Labor Day weekend begins, Public Health - Seattle & King County officials addressed concerns about COVID-19 by sharing graphics that show various activities placed along a risk spectrum.

Public Health – Seattle & King County shared “risk spectrum” graphics for Labor Day weekend.
Public Health – Seattle & King County shared “risk spectrum” graphics for Labor Day weekend.

We will make solid efforts to pursue the Belt and Road Initiative.
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不过,黄金比萨早就不是第一种加入了黄金的食物。“马尼拉社交俱乐部”是纽约威廉斯堡一家菲律宾餐厅,今年早些时候,餐厅老板Bj?rn DelaCruz制作了一款昂贵的黄金水晶宇部甜甜圈。
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Public Health – Seattle & King County shared “risk spectrum” graphics for Labor Day weekend.
Public Health – Seattle & King County shared “risk spectrum” graphics for Labor Day weekend.

The reason why Blake looks the same today as he did in high school is because he's only four years removed from his high school years. Just imagine how monstrous Blake will look with another year or two of NBA training under his belt.
“太可怕了,”他说,“我见到有人带枪,就把枪拿走,报告警察。”

Rio - home to the 2016 Olympics and a host city for the 2014 football World Cup - beat Greece as the most searched-for destination.
“在香港地区,房地产的基本面明显放慢下来,”他说,“我减持了一点儿,然后很快发生了全面调整,所以我等到反弹后,卖出了一部分。”
So many are tuning out. Denial. Truth is, bubbles are everywhere. Ready to blow. The evidence is accelerating, with only one obvious conclusion: Max 98% risk at a flashpoint. This 2014 crash is virtually guaranteed. There's but a narrow 2% chance of dodging this bullet.
今年的获奖榜单如下:

根据荷兰经济政策研究局(Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis)发布的《世界贸易监测》(World Trade Monitor)报告,以美元计算,去年跨越国际边境的商品总价值下降了13.8%,是自2009年以来的首次萎缩。这一暴跌很大程度上源于中国和其他新兴经济体的放缓。
Industry Kitchen是位于纽约市南街海港的一间餐厅,你可以在这里购买到这款24K黄金比萨,其售价高达2000美元。顾名思义,黄金披萨因为覆盖了24k黄金金片而闻名。
The incomes of graduates from universities listed in China's 211, or 985 key university national projects are far ahead of those from ordinary universities, the survey found.

—Daniel Beekman

Colleges are using 'COVID dorms,' quarantines to keep virus at bay

而在进口一侧,不论以人民币还是美元计,情况都愈发糟糕。
China saw its population grow last year, along with an improved male-female ratio and the level of education, according to a survey from the National Bureau of Statistics that was released on last Wednesday.
201512/415505.shtmlBritish business schools shine in the 2015 Financial Times ranking of European institutions. Not only has London Business School (LBS) kept its crown as the best business school in Europe but three other schools in Britain have achieved the biggest rises since last year.
The punctuality rate of China's major airports is still far from satisfactory, according to the latest report published by local aviation statistic company VariFlight.

Each film Wes Anderson makes seems to exist in its very own universe. And “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” set mainly in the 1930s, uses distinct elements and props to help define its world.
Wishing you happiness during the holidays and throughout the New Year.
老爷车:由于今年在一个海外小岛上发现了一大批尘封50年之久的老爷车,导致现在二战后的老爷车的供给充足,价格也显著下降。收藏家们尤其喜欢Packards、Studebakers、Hudsons、Nashes、Kaisers和Henry J’s等型号的老爷车。更令人吃惊的是这批老爷车的车况都十分良好,能够满足日常使用。(财富中文网)
《暮光之城》众星前照令人大跌眼镜
有抱负的年轻领导人已经更注重利用自己的影响力,而不是试图凭借其职位或头衔所带来的权威来发号施令。很多人已经拥有了领导经验——不是通过在老牌机构中的晋升,而是通过领导自下而上的运动和志愿组织、或是打造自己的初创公司。
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很难想象《迷失》中若是没有杰克·谢帕德作主角,这部剧会变成什么样。大概只有编剧真的这样写了,我们才会知道答案吧。美国广播公司引进这部剧后,杰克·谢帕德这一角色本该在坠机事件中遇难,接着将由凯特在这部剧中担任更多的领导角色。
The invulnerable singer broadened into a wider emotional palette – musical too, with guitars and brass lacing through synthetic beats and dub effects. It could recall art-rock godmother Kate Bush (see the single "Green Light").
基因疗法发展良好。
在3月2号,北韩政府网站我们民族之间警告北韩将对任何气球投放展开"炮弹和导弹的攻击,而不只是几下枪击"。
在经济大幅放缓和复苏不顺的过程中,美联储的计划几乎都没有按照原先设定的那样去实施,美联储官员们现在也公开承认了这一事实。美联储主席贝南克(Ben Bernanke)上个月在其最后一次新闻发布会上表示,美联储对于增长步伐感到失望,同时也没有完全弄明白其中的原因。
Mr. Sissako is both an indispensable political filmmaker and one of the great poets of contemporary cinema. His portrait of life under jihadi rule in northern Mali is brutal and shocking, but also gentle, generous and surprisingly funny. Mr. Sissako does not humanize violent extremists so much as demonstrate that they already belong to the species and reflect part of our common, tragic nature. But his movie also insists that the only effective and ethically serious way to oppose fanaticism is with humanism. Which is to say with irony, with decency and, perhaps above all, with art. (Read the review.)
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In this 1998 swashbuckler classic, Antonio Banderas plays the protege of a boring nobleman who moonlights as a masked outlaw, saving the Mexican commoners of California from corrupt leaders. While Zorro might sound like a regular old-timey superhero, the story upon which The Mask of Zorro is based pulls heavily from legends surrounding a real-life desperado named Joaquin Murietta.
然而,在开始攻读EMBA课程之前,男女学员之间已然存在巨大的薪资差距,女性平均薪资较男性低15%,女性和男性的这个数字分别为11.1万美元和12.8万美元。
从eBay的Magento电子商务系统、IBM和NetSuite等知名企业到规模较小的Shopify和Volusion等,很多科技公司都希望从中分一杯羹。但相对冷门的Bigcommerce正在悄悄引发关注并窃取市场份额。它吸引了超过7,500万美元的风投资本,其中4,000万美元来自企业家史蒂夫o凯斯的Revolution Growth公司。

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—The Associated Press
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Summer without fairs leaves farm kids heartbroken

The story of the strong V-shaped recovery of the Chinese economy this year was followed by reports of soaring housing prices in many cities.

About 80% U.S. state and county fairs have been 1-9月房地产投资近7.5万亿 预计10月将明显降温 by eliminating carnival rides, concerts and tractor pulls, according to the International Association of Fairs and Expositions. Some are only allowing youth livestock competitions and auctions or opening for “fair food drive-thrus.”

改编自上世纪70年代真实贿赂事件的影片《美国骗局》当晚表现更加抢眼,埃米?亚当斯(Amy Adams)和珍妮弗?劳伦斯(Jennifer Lawrence)凭此片分获最佳女主角和最佳女配角奖。《为奴十二年》虽在提名数量上与《美国骗局》打平,参与了七个奖项的角逐,但当晚只摘得最佳剧情片一个奖项。
人们可能会认为,由于课程的灵活性,与全日制项目相比,在线MBA项目将更吸引女性。然而,2016年英国《金融时报》在线MBA排行榜的数据显示,女性占总学员数量的30%。在全日制项目中,女学员占到了35%。
为提高中国足球在国际赛场上的竞争力,中国政府日前公布了最新的足球发展计划,将在2017年开设20000所足球专业学校,用于训练年轻球员、培养人才。
Zhang Guoli to host 2014 Spring Festival Gala

Not because I am happy to see the end of what was one of television’s smartest series, a pioneer of what is now generally accepted as the current golden age of small-screen serials.
Arlie Russell Hochschild, the author of “Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right,” describes a feeling of lost opportunity as the “deep story” of the rural Louisiana communities she spent four years studying.
激情是保持公司策略顺利运行的关键所在。在创业过程中三心二意,将让你失去成功的动力。从长远来看,坚持不懈是推动一切事物发展的唯一保证,不论是个人生活、工作还是运营一家公司。直到晚年,亚伯拉罕o林肯的大多数努力都以失败告终,但他从未放弃。

他说,薪酬是个问题(2010年记者的年薪中值为3.6万美元)。他不知道自己能否靠做记者的薪水供养家庭并送孩子上大学。而且还有一点没错,记者的压力和工作时间可能会令人感到精疲力竭。但他说,我不确定自己换个工作是否会开心,也想不出任何一个工作会像做记者这样让我觉得兴奋或有成就感。
一些最近发表的科学论文说,高空急流中这种持续较长的怪现象,由于全球变暖正在导致北极地区海洋中的冰迅速融化而变得更可能发生,但许多主要的科学家还没有被这种观点说服。
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—The Associated Press

Catch up on the past 24 hours

Welcome back: Chanie Stamford woke her daughters Mkinnley, 6, and Saniyah, 11, at 6 a.m. on Friday and told them to shower, eat breakfast and get dressed.  Bright and early, they were up for an extraordinary first day of school: online, and at home. Seattle Public Schools (SPS), the state’s largest school district, kicked off its “soft start” to school Friday. There are no immediate plans to resume learning in-person.

Glitches galore: SPS students spent a few hours Friday getting to know their teachers and classmates over Microsoft Teams, but many families reported difficulty getting on the platform. Some said they were booted out of class calls or couldn’t access certain features such as the chat window or view camera feeds.

Money moves: Small and medium-sized Washington cities and counties that didn’t get coronavirus relief money directly from the federal government were given nearly $190 million this week from the state’s share of the funding. Details here.

We're No. 5: Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, more people have been taking daily walks or finding creative ways to work out at home. According to a study by Quote Wizard, outdoorsy Washington ranks fifth nationally on a list of states with the highest percentage of physically active people. The study used Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data.

Biden tested: Joe Biden said Friday that he’d been tested at least once for the virus that causes COVID-19 and promised he will be tested regularly during his general election campaign against President Donald Trump. The Democratic nominee also blasted Trump for downplaying the coronavirus and thus ensuring that it will continue to kill Americans and ravage the economy.

Labor Day spike? Americans headed into the Labor Day weekend amid warnings from public health officials not to make the same mistakes they did over Memorial Day and July Fourth. Some officials fear that backyard parties, crowded bars and other gatherings will cause the coronavirus to come surging back.

Death toll: The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic could triple by year’s end, with an additional 1.9 million deaths, while a fall wave of infections could drive fatalities in the United States to 410,000, according to a new forecast from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington.

WHO promise: The head of the World Health Organization said the agency will not recommend any coronavirus vaccine before it is proved safe and effective, even as Russia and China have started using their experimental vaccines and other countries have proposed streamlining authorization procedures.

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