Christie’s biannual evening sale on Dec. 8 raised just 6.5 million pounds with fees, about $9.7 million, against a low estimate of 12.7 million. Nineteen of the 45 works, or 42 percent, failed to sell, including the two most highly valued lots — a 1582 watercolor study of a hare among plants by Hans Hoffmann, a pupil of Albrecht Dürer, and a fine 1770s Francesco Guardi view of the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, carrying low estimates of 4 million and 1.5 million respectively.
乌拉圭之所以取得成功,不仅仅是因为它对足球的激情,还因为其早期文化的包容性。在1950年世界杯上,当时其邻国巴西仍然对黑人球员心存怀疑,乌拉圭队却以拥有一位黑人队长、杰出的巴雷拉而感到自豪。此外,乌拉圭在世界杯成型期的胜利造就了延续至今的血统,它的很多球员如今都在海外的一些世界豪门俱乐部踢球,如利物浦的苏亚雷斯和巴黎圣日耳曼的卡瓦尼。
China must walk a narrow line at a time when its outgoing leadership is reluctant to take any far-sighted decisions.
'I also gave him a very outspoken gay friend, who chides him and says "come on Bond, you're living in the 20th century now not the Middle Ages".

语言本是人们沟通的工具,没有性别之分,但由于男女的社会分工、性格特色、生理特点不同,每一种语言都深深地打上了性别的烙印。在国外,有部分社会语言学家,专门研究语言
希拉里屹立不倒:希拉里·克林顿的个人履历中充满了第一:唯一一位成为美国参议员后来成为呼声很高的总统候选人后来又成为国务卿的第一夫人。现在,作为一名淡出公众视线的公民,她仍然是这个世界上最受关注和意见最受重视的女性之一。大家都打赌她会是2016年美国民主党角逐总统选举的候选人,并揣测她会是这个自由世界的下一任领袖。她并不试图平息这些议论,上个月她以估计每场20万美元的报酬进行巡回演讲,并据传签署了一份金额高达1,400万美元的售书协议。

公租房建设运营2020年将继续享受税收优惠

Nellie Bowles writes at the New York Times:

“断供潮”料无可能 房贷利率有望见顶

这条新闻可能对经常坐飞机环球旅行的旅客们并不稀奇,新加坡的机场再一次做到了。
因为吉吉·哈迪德和凯蒂·派瑞等多位模特和表演者在申请签证时遇到了一系列问题,维密秀的主办方正试图使一切回到正轨,如今主办方又表示,中国政府还拦截了他们的邮件。

In the season of joy I present my sincere wishes and kind thoughts. May the kind of New Year outshine all the rest.在这欢乐的时节给你我最真的祝福和亲切的思念,愿你今年的新年比往年更璀璨。
4.无人驾驶的汽车
Historical and fictional films each have their own strengths when it comes to storytelling. Every now and then, though, movies pop up that don't quite fit into either category. The stories are wildly unrealistic, but they carry an inkling of truth between their pages. While these are some of the most interesting films out there, viewers often don't even know that what they're watching really happened. Well, wonder no more! Keep reading to learn about some of Hollywood's zanier scripts that took their inspiration from good old-fashioned real-life drama.
We will continue to pursue a proactive fiscal policy and a prudent monetary policy.
美国电话电报公司
v. 结带子,饰以花边
Two arrests have been made in connection to the shooting death of 14-year-old Lecent Ross, police said Thursday.

However, others argued that doctors' hands may be forced by an unfair system. "As a patient, I'm more concerned about whether they can cure my illness rather than how many papers they've published," another netizen said.
这个系列的特制镜框和太阳墨镜以“DVF|为谷歌眼镜设计”为标签,价格高达1,600美元以上。迄今为止,谷歌已经和雷朋(Ray-Ban)眼镜的生产商陆逊梯卡(Luxottica)以及其他几家提供时尚眼镜的公司如普拉达(Prada)等展开过合作。它还招募了曾在艺术网站Art.com担任首席市场官的时尚总监艾维o罗斯来领导谷歌眼镜团队。

'It's been low for a while, says Lee (last year it was ranked 196 out of 200). 'What probably pushed it to the bottom is that several things got worse job prospects decreased, the average salary continued to fall, and work hours continued to rise. Those factors also make the job more stressful.'
Average years of work experience: 11
谈到乌克兰,普京再次否认俄罗斯军队在东乌克兰境内活动。那里的亲俄罗斯分离主义运动正在与乌克兰政府军作战。但是他说,莫斯科从未否认有人在那里开展属于“军事领域”的行动。他还说,俄罗斯没有制裁乌克兰的计划,但不会让乌克兰享受优惠贸易待遇。
The next step? Jalava plans to upgrade the finger with an RFID tag and add wireless support. He also wants to add more memory, which seems pointless to us. If he needs more storage, he has nine other fingers he can chop off and replace with flash drives.
“我是一个医生。说实话,一个人的健康首先与吃、喝与空气有关,如果这三样不好,再提什么样的发展都没有用!”
5. Zynga. Brand love: -5% / Rank: 5
The pipelines were building in spite of poor performance for this year’s high-profile deal from Snap, the owner of Snapchat, in the US and investor concerns that a strengthening euro may curtail the earnings recovery in Europe.

当年的荷兰金融市场固然没有今天的任何科技,但他们的很多做法都和今天的交易员一样。投资者们买入证券,有时会用买入的股票质押获得贷款。用今天的话说,他们基于保证金买入股票。贷款机构为了自身安全,会要求一个超出贷款金额一定百分比的“折幅”,质押现金或证券。如果证券价格下跌超过一定幅度,贷款机构会要求投资者交出更多资金,与“折幅”保持一致。如果投资者拿不出追加保证金,贷款机构有权将证券平仓,收回贷款额。
随着美国电子商务交易接近零售总额的10%,越来越多的商家开始寻找既好用又能帮他们快速卖出商品的电商平台。
7. WordPress CMS

Here are the top 5 share repurchases authorized so far this year, according to data collected by Birinyi.
今年,全球2000强企业来自62个国家,比起2003的首届排行榜的46个国家数量上升了。这些企业总共创造了38万亿美元的营收及3万亿美元的利润,总资产达161万亿美元,总市值则达到44万亿美元。
还记得《类人猿行动》吗.这是一部被众人忽略的2016年早些时候的电影,由杰米.多南和斯里安.墨菲担任主演,讲述了对希特勒身边的三把手、党卫队将军莱因哈德.海德里希进行的一次失败暗杀。《行动代号:猿人》也尝试讲述这一故事,杰克.莱诺和奥康奈尔将在片中饰演密谋的士兵,而罗莎曼德.派克和米娅.华希科沃斯卡是他们片中的感情对象,杰森.克拉科则饰演他们的刺杀目标。

n. 疏忽,忽视

Finally, this post would not be complete without sharing some of the best responses to the New York Times tweet above. Fortunately, the fine folks at Twitchy have rounded them up:

It sure is.

 

 
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