Football's governing body, FIFA, posted its first annual loss since 2002, citing increased development expenses and higher competition costs. It also revealed that Sepp Blatter, the disgraced former president, had received a pay package of $3.7m, the first time it has detailed his remuneration.
The price of salmon recovered some of the ground it lost last year, as prices on the Norwegian market leapt this week; they are up by over 30% compared with early last year. An algal bloom has reduced the output of salmon farms in Chile, the world's second-biggest producer, unnerving investors. Share prices of salmon firms have surged amid worries over supply; prices are expected to stay buoyant in the short-term.
Two former executives at Porsche SE were acquitted by a court on charges of misleading the markets about their intention to launch a takeover of Volkswagen in 2008. VW was not party to the trial. Porsche SE, a holding company, is being sued by investors over the matter, though the judge in the case said there was “absolutely nothing” to the allegations.
The pilot of a Lufthansa passenger jet reported that a drone had come within 61 metres (200 feet) of his A380 on its landing approach to Los Angeles. Hundreds of intrusions by drones into planes' air space have been reported around the world in the past few years, but this one was close. Dianne Feinstein, a senator who has sponsored a drone-safety bill, called the incident “reckless”.
Terry Bollea, a former wrestler better known as Hulk Hogan, pinned down Gawker, a celebrity-news blog, when he won an invasion-of-privacy case over part of a sex tape it had published. Mr Bollea was awarded $115m, more than he had claimed, by a jury in Florida; a further $25m was added for punitive damages. Gawker expressed confidence that it would win with a full submission on appeal.
前摔跤运动员特里·波利亚在高客（Gawker）发布性爱录像隐私侵犯案中胜诉，要求名人新闻博客公司高客传媒公开致歉。佛罗里达州陪审团裁决高客传媒赔偿波利亚1.15亿美元，远超过波利亚所提出的金额，此外还得支付2500万美金的惩罚性损害赔偿。不过高客表示已准备全面的上诉辩护意见，对赢得此案稳操胜券。翻译:谢晓羽 王君瑶 精校：张力文
1.appoint to 任命
例句:Be careful whom you appoint to the position of manager.
2.allow to 允许
例句:Rack after a month and allow to ferment out.
3.fend off 抵御
例句:He put up his hands to fend off the birds.
4.deal with 处理
例句:In dealing with suicidal youngsters, our aims should be clear.