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Justin Milne has resigned as chairman of the ABC. It comes after two days of intense pressure over his position and concerns about political pressure and interference. Mr Milne says his decision is not an admission he failed to protect the interests of the national broadcaster and he says he has never sent an email to former managing director Michelle Guthrie asking her to sack senior journalist Emma Alberici. The ABC board is meeting now to decide who will be the acting chairman.
US president Donald Trump is maintaining support for supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, despite fresh accusations of sexual misconduct being levelled against the judge. In a sworn statement Julie Swetnick alleges Mr Kavanaugh and his friends were involved in the drugging and sexual assault of girls at house parties in the 1980s. Mr Kavanaugh rejects the allegations.
A British investigative journalism website has published what it says is the real identity of one of the Russian intelligence officers suspected of the Salisbury nerve agent poisoning. The Bellingcat group claims the man who was named as Ruslan Boshirov is actually Colonel Anatoliy Chepiga. Earlier this month, UK investigators identified Mr Boshirov as a Russian intelligence officer.
And for the first time a New Zealand Warriors player has won the NRL Dally M for Rugby League's best player in 2018. Captain, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, won the medal with 29 votes. The count was close all night, but the fullback pipped Newcastle's Kalyn Ponga in the final rounds.
澳大利亚广播公司董事会主席贾斯汀·米尔恩辞职 。此前两天，他一直面临强大的辞职压力，而且外界担心该新闻机构受到了政治压力和干预 。米尔恩表示，他的决定并不意味着他承认没能保护这家全国性广播公司的利益，他说他从未给前总经理米歇尔·格思里发送电邮要求她辞退高级记者艾玛·爱尔伯利茨 。澳大利亚广播公司董事会将召开会议，决定代理主席的人选 。
美国总统唐纳德·特朗普依然支持最高法院大法官候选人布雷特·卡瓦诺，尽管卡瓦诺法官再遭性行为不当指控 。朱莉·斯韦特尼克在一份宣誓证词中指控卡瓦诺和他的朋友们，称他们参与了上世纪80年代在私人派对上迷奸女性的事件 。卡瓦诺否认了这些指控 。
英国一家新闻调查网站公布了涉嫌参与索尔兹伯里神经毒剂中毒案的其中一名俄罗斯情报官员的真实身份 。Bellingcat网站称，叫鲁斯兰·博希洛夫的男子真名为阿纳托里·切皮加，是一名上校 。本月早些时候，英国调查人员确认博希洛夫是俄罗斯情报官员 。
新西兰勇士队球员首次赢得澳大利亚橄榄球联盟Dally M奖项，摘下2018年最佳运动员奖 。勇士队队长Roger Tuivasa-Sheck拿到39票荣膺此奖 。票数一直很接近，担任后卫的勇士队队长在最后一轮投票中险胜纽卡斯尔队的卡林·庞加，将奖项收入囊中 。
1. ask sb. to do sth. 要求…（做…）；请求…（做…）；
We had to ask him to leave.
2. be involved in 卷入的；参与的；与…有密切关联的；
He is involved in the scandal.
3. be suspected of 怀疑；涉嫌；
He is suspected of employing trickery.
4. for the first time 首次；第一次；
Several of these rhododendrons will flower this year for the first time.