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As we began 2017, the Warriors were in a rocky point with their upgraded super-team. They'd lost to most of the other premier Western Conference teams, and just lost to the Cavaliers on Christmas. Maybe, just maybe, this super-team was mortal just like the 2016 team that looked invincible was. As it turns out, in a word, nope.
35岁的阿德里亚娜·利马身着一件凸显身材的白色抹胸式礼服。这位巴西模特选择了简单又时髦的装扮,她把头发扎了起来,戴着一条抢眼的项链,项链上缀满了钻石。
It is not unusual for the documented wealth of China’s richest people to surge suddenly — or even for previously unknown tycoons to burst into prominence — as stock exchange listings and other public investments thrust them into the spotlight.
单词appearance 联想记忆:
One might expect that online programmes would appeal proportionately more to women than full-time programmes due to their flexibility. How-ever, data from the 2016 rankings show that women account for 30 per cent of enrolled students compared with 35 per cent for full-time programmes.
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Roasted Versus Raw

Contributing columnist Antoine Gelain is the managing director of Paragon European Partners. He is based in London.
William Leung, portfolio manager at Cohen & Steers, the US investment house with $4bn of assets exposed to Asia, agrees. He argues that speculative investment will be driven out of the market as prices fall. He adds that a trend in the industry towards alternative investments should mean that the price of real estate investment trusts rises even if the value of underlying assets grow more slowly. “We don’t think this correction will be so sharp,” he says.
Unlike MBAs, masters in management are targeted at those at the beginning of their career.
Ninety percent of the students believe their universities' guidance on entrepreneurship would help their future businesses. In addition, they professed appreciation for policies intended to encourage entrepreneurship.
他说:“国内需求增长太慢,而新增出口订单的增幅又放缓至5个月内的低点……我们依然预计(中国政府)会推出进一步货币和财政宽松举措,以抵消经济增长的下行风险。”
n. 规章制度,草案,协议,外交礼仪

Cardiovascular Health

Slice stems at a 45 degree angle.This leaves a larger exposed area so blossoms can absorb as much water as possible, and also allows stems to stand on point, s
尽管法国和西班牙的商学院在“无工作经验要求”项目排行榜上位居前列,但英国商学院才是该榜单的真正“大户”,50所上榜商学院中有17所是英国的,领先于美国(8所)和法国(6所)。两所英国商学院——伦敦商学院和剑桥大学(University of Cambridge)贾奇商学院(Judge Business School)——在“有工作经验要求”项目排行榜上领跑。
Show must go on
Explaining how he adjusted the novel, he said: 'I think the answer is that in the book I remain true to every one of Bond's things.
感谢和凯尔特人的选秀权交换,他们没有理由摆烂。他们或许会从参选球员中选到一个最佳安慰奖以推动球队前行。
A Chinese Poet’s Unusual Path From Isolated Farm Life to Celebrity
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007系列电影主题曲第八名:南希·辛纳查--《你只能活两次》

Cancer Prevention

Plans to open 20,000 specialist football schools in 2017, aimed at training young players and cultivating talent, are part of the government's latest plan to advance China's ability to compete on the global pitch.
根据中国海关的数据,今年头十个月,中国对美国出口同比增长5.2%,对东盟(Asean)国家出口同比增长3.7%。
不过,对其他地区的出口却差多了,尤其是对转口地区香港的贸易,该月以美元计的对香港出口同比下滑26.3%至338.4亿美元。对欧盟(EU)国家的出口也下滑4.7%至335亿美元。而对日本出口则下滑5.5%至112.7亿美元。
Here are five things consumers and investors can count on (probably) in 2015:
vt. 释放,让与,准

Digestive Health

凯洛格/香港科大EMBA项目的优势在于学员的素质。
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达奇斯说:在这一年中,卡夫支持转基因食物,这个决定使得这个品牌成为了2012年的输家。
We will maintain ethical conduct and moral integrity at all times.
制度也可能失效。
productive
IMD participants praised the way their training pushed them out of their comfort zones and also the one-on-one coaching sessions tailored to their individual business situations. “It was an eye opener about what a good leader is,” commented one participant. “We learnt about ourselves first, what drives us and why, in order to manage others.”
For the New Yorkers who have turned their apartments into bed-and-breakfasts, the battle over illegal inns could reach a fever pitch. On top of it all, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 10-year affordable housing plan will take shape just as legislation in Albany threatens to strain the pocketbooks of renters. These are among the game-changers looming as we ring in the New Year.

Immune Booster

●"Woman arrested for defecating on boss’ desk after winning the lottery"
Inflation (and deflation) won't rear its ugly head Surging oil production — along with slower global growth — has caused the price of petroleum to collapse from more than $100 a barrel last summer to barely $50 a barrel at the end of 2014. The effect has been to reverse an uptick in U.S. inflation earlier in the year.
After laying low for months, Taylor made a spectacularly bold return with this new album.
The dollar value of China’s exports fell markedly more than expected last month and import growth more than halved, while revisions to November data erased what had appeared to be a long-hoped-for return to growth for outbound shipments.
Last year was especially striking because global heat records were broken or tied in every month except January and April, researchers said.

External Benefits

vt. 以匙舀起
n. 好客,殷勤,酒店管理
7.戛纳的“女性之年”并走运
With most of our favorite shows on or approaching the dreaded holiday hiatus, it's time to reflect on the women that made the fall 2011 TV season so great.
6. 米兰达·兰伯特(Miranda Lambert),《白金》(Platinum),RCA Nashville。兰伯特很快从坚强的新贵蜕变为光芒四射的乡村乐贵族,这张《白金》是她最好的专辑,她带着轻松的权威之感逾越了界限。专辑中伤感与世俗的情绪交替出现,修饰和粗粝的比例恰到好处,这张专辑让人们明白她有着强大的力量,向任何低估她实力的人发出挑战。
Télécom Business School in France and Prague’s University of Economics have the most gender-balanced faculty, with exactly 50 per cent women, while Switzerland’s University of Zurich is the least balanced, with only 9 per cent. Switzerland’s IMD has the most international faculty, with 94 per cent of them from overseas, while faculty at Politecnico di Milano School of Management are all Italian.

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Amy Davidson

“邦德对待女人的态度是那种高高在上的、肉欲的,这完全符合007系列小说中邦德的形象。但我创作出十分强势的女人,与他难分伯仲地竞争,他的看法由此受到挑战。
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Xi Jinping and other leadershave made it clear that China is willing to accept a slower growth pace if thiswill allow for a more sustainable, consumer-driven expansion of its economy.Some prognosticators are quick to conclude that China’s economy will soonsignificantly slow down, especially because China’s economy has sputteredfollowing prior instances when the nation’s leaders have effected suchfundamental economic reforms (such as in 1978 and 1993).