US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are now in Singapore, ahead of a landmark summit tomorrow. The two leaders are now preparing for the first ever meeting between a sitting head of North Korea and a sitting US President. Both the US and the host nation Singapore hope the summit will kick-start a process that eventually sees Mr Kim give up nuclear weapons.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has confirmed the European Union is preparing counter-measures against US trade sanctions — similar to Canada. Yesterday, Donald Trump labelled the Canadian prime minister "dishonest and weak" after Justin Trudeau implied Canada will take retaliatory measures in response to US tariffs on steel and aluminium. Trump administration officials have continued the attack this morning.
A man has been arrested after a car crashed into a house in Sydney's south-west overnight. The vehicle and part of the house caught fire. The driver tried to flee the scene but was held by neighbours until police arrived.
And, women have outnumbered men for the first time on the Australian Queen's Birthday Honours List. Six women have been awarded the highest honour — the Companion of the Order of Australia. They include swimming great Dawn Fraser, geologist Erica Smyth and professor Rose Amal.
德国总理安格拉·默克尔证实，欧盟准备对美国实施的贸易制裁采取反制措施，此举与加拿大类似 。昨天，唐纳德·特朗普指责加拿大总理“不诚实又软弱”，此前贾斯廷·特鲁多暗示加拿大将针对美国的钢铝关税采取报复性措施 。特朗普政府官员今天上午还在继续指责 。
晚间，一名男子驾车在悉尼西南部地区冲进一座房屋，目前这名男子已被捕 。肇事车辆和房屋一部分起火 。肇事司机试图逃离现场，但被邻居控制，随后交给赶到现场的警察 。
荣登澳大利亚女王生日荣誉榜的女性人数首次超过男性 。六名女性荣获最高级别荣誉——澳大利亚爵级司令勋章 。获得者包括游泳健将道恩·弗雷泽、地质学家艾丽卡·史密斯和教授罗丝·阿马尔 。
1. prepare for 为…做准备；筹备；
例句：Make sure you have ample time to prepare for the new day ahead.
2. give up 放弃；戒除；
例句：When things aren't going well, he encourages me, telling me not to give up.
3. in response to 回复；回答；回应；
例句：The changes are in response to demand from our customers.
4. catch fire 着火；起火；开始燃烧；
例句：Do not stand too close to that stove. Your clothes may catch fire .