一些俄罗斯事务专家说，克里姆林宫针对从同性恋权益到政治活动的所有领域实施的严厉政策仍然在不断强化，导致大批俄罗斯人前往欧洲和美国寻求庇护。A toughening of already draconian Kremlin policy on everything from gay rights to political activism are driving a record-high number of Russians to seek asylum in Europe and the United States, according to multiple Russia experts.
随着国会调查有关白宫医生罗尼·杰克逊(Ronny Jackson)专业行为失当和酗酒的举报，被川普提名为美国退伍军人事务部部长的杰克逊周四宣布放弃提名。The White House physician, Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, dropped his bid Thursday to head the country's Veterans Affairs agency as lawmakers probed allegations of professional misconduct and excessive drinking.
川普总统星期二誓言要努力寻找与法国的共同点，联合应对伊朗。不过，川普总统没有承诺会继续留在伊核协议内。他此前称这项协议是一个“疯狂”、“荒谬”的协议。President Trump vowed on Tuesday to look for common ground with his French counterpart in dealing with Iran but made no commitment to stick with the nuclear agreement he described as "insane" and "ridiculous."
前纽约市长布隆伯格星期天宣布，他将向《联合国气候变化框架公约》秘书处捐款450万美元，弥补美国退出巴黎协定而导致的资金缺口。Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Sunday he is giving $4.5 million to the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat to cover a U.S. government funding gap for the international Paris climate accord.
美国东南部佛罗里达州的一名高中生星期五开枪打伤了一名同学。同一天，全美各地学生走出教室，纪念近20年前发生的一起高中屠杀案的周年日。A high school student in the southeastern U.S. state of Florida shot and wounded a classmate Friday, the same day thousands of students across the country walked out of class to mark a high school massacre that occurred nearly two decades ago.
美国总统川普星期四下令他的最高经济和贸易顾问们考虑重新加入跨太平洋合作关系协定(TPP)。去年，在上任总统三天后，川普宣布放弃美国与11个国家签订的这项贸易协定。U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered his top economic and trade advisers to look into rejoining the Pacific-rim trade pact with 11 other countries that he abandoned last year three days after he assumed power.