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Trump Rules: F.D.A. Chief Goes Against the Administration Stereotype

“He doesn’t want to blow up the agency,” said Mark I. Schwartz, a Washington lawyer who worked at the F.D.A. in Republican and Democratic administrations.Dr. Gottlieb has briefed Mr […]

Europe Edition: Ukraine, St Petersburg, Barack Obama: Your Thursday Briefing

In an Op-Ed, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wrote that “there cannot be business as usual with Russia” unless there’s peace in Ukraine._____PhotoCredit George Ourfalian/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images• Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, abandoned a softened approach toward President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, calling Mr. Assad a “terrorist” with no place in Syria’s postwar future.Mr. Erdogan may have intended his remarks as a message to Russia, Mr. Assad’s ally, that it cannot dictate Syria’s postwar future, most notably on issues involving Syria’s Kurdish groups.But even as Mr. […]

Europe Edition: Ukraine, St Petersburg, Barack Obama: Your Thursday Briefing

In an Op-Ed, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wrote that “there cannot be business as usual with Russia” unless there’s peace in Ukraine._____PhotoCredit George Ourfalian/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images• Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, abandoned a softened approach toward President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, calling Mr. Assad a “terrorist” with no place in Syria’s postwar future.Mr. Erdogan may have intended his remarks as a message to Russia, Mr. Assad’s ally, that it cannot dictate Syria’s postwar future, most notably on issues involving Syria’s Kurdish groups.But even as Mr. Erdogan spoke, his government was finalizing a $2.5 billion deal to purchase Russian missile systems._____PhotoCredit Nathaniel Brooks for The New York Times• American farmers, who grapple with migrant labor laws and many other rules, exemplify what businesses describe as regulatory fatigue. President Trump has tapped into their discontent over regulations.Meanwhile, companies outside the U.S […]

Drop-in electric bike conversion kit employs a friction drive & has a 30-mile range

EAZY Bike aims to make it simple and affordable to convert a bicycle to an e-bike with its 5-pound ‘instant’ $160 system. […]

California Today: California Today: Wildfire Photos Tell a Story of Ruin

Supported byU.S.California Today: Wildfire Photos Tell a Story of RuinPhotoFirefighters monitored a backfire in Sonoma on Wednesday.Credit Jim Wilson/The New York TimesGood morning.(Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Northern California’s catastrophic wildfires have killed at least 31 people, a toll that surpasses the single deadliest fire in the state’s history. In 1933, the Griffith Park fire killed 29 people, according to officials.Officials said Thursday that 21 major fires were still burning across the state.Since igniting on Sunday, they’ve swept across roughly 300 square miles. In Santa Rosa alone, an estimated 2,834 homes were destroyed, the city’s mayor said on Thursday.Canine teams have now began the grim task of looking for bodies in the wreckage. “It’s going to be a slow process,” said Robert Giordano, the Sonoma County sheriff.With gusty winds expected Friday night and into Saturday, exhausted firefighters were bracing for yet another day of battle.Continue reading the main storyHere’s a look at some of the most powerful images from this week:Continue reading the main storyPhotoA man scrambled to save his home as a wildfire moved through Glen Ellen, in Sonoma County, on Monday.Credit Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesPhotoJim Stites watched structures burn in Santa Rosa’s Fountaingrove neighborhood.Credit Kent Porter/The Press Democrat, via Associated PressPhotoAn aerial view of Santa Rosa’s Coffey Park neighborhood on Wednesday revealed the complete destruction of the fast-moving wildfire.Credit Josh Haner/The New York TimesPhotoOn Monday, Ofelia Vargas returned to find her neighborhood in Santa Rosa leveled.Credit Jim Wilson/The New York TimesPhotoA fiery glow lit a hillside in Napa on Monday.Credit Josh Edelson/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesPhotoRhonda Readen, left, and her partner, Tim Shirley, hugged after they found their home in Santa Rosa destroyed on Tuesday.Credit Randy Pench/The Sacramento Bee, via Associated PressPhotoA search and rescue team looked in the rubble for bodies in Santa Rosa on Thursday. Many people remained missing.Credit Josh Edelson/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesMore on the Wildfires• Smoke now envelops much of Northern California. Health officials are worried especially about young children. [The New York Times]Continue reading the main storyContinue reading the main story• Sonoma County officials chose not to send a widespread alert to cellphones for worry of starting a panic. [The Press-Democrat]• A 14-year-old boy died as he tried to outrun the flames in Mendocino County. […]

Please, Apple, don’t call your stores "Town Squares"- They’re nothing of the sort.

Town squares are public space where messy things happen. […]

Wall Street, Climbing Sharply, Skips Washington’s ‘Soap Opera’

Few analysts are so sanguine now, especially after Republicans could not agree last month on how to repeal the Affordable Care Act, after years of promising to do so. If anything, simplifying the tax code or investing in new roads and bridges seems farther out of reach than ever.But a market surge based on political hopes has been replaced by one more firmly grounded in the financial realm.Besides steady economic growth or less regulation, investors also have been encouraged by the loose reins of central banks like the Federal Reserve, which have helped keep interest rates not far above their historic lows. Inflation, too, remains tame, with price increases in recent months actually falling short of the Fed’s targets.At the same time, with yields on safe assets like government bonds so minuscule, there are few appealing alternatives to stocks for investors, according to Torsten Slok, chief international economist at Deutsche Bank.“No matter how you look at valuations, they are high,” he said. […]