His department added that voice-assistant advice would be particularly useful for “the elderly, blind and those who cannot access the internet through traditional means.” “It has to be a series because of the number of amazing artists, truly great contemporary artists who are Indigenous, around the world,” Christine Lalonde, one of the exhibition’s three curators, told me. “So next week we’ll start working on the next one.”
The Polish Embassy in Washington did not immediately respond to a request for comment. • China has effectively banned the sale of e-cigarettes. (NYT)
“President Trump talks a lot about America’s economic growth under his presidency, but when you look behind the numbers, you see it’s California’s growth that has provided the economic rocket fuel for the nation,” Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom said in response to the budget estimate. “The federal government would be wise to look to California as a model for how to get its fiscal house in order.” He is a son of Leila J. Atallah and Joseph H. Atallah of Garden Grove, Calif. The groom’s mother retired as a preschool teacher for Fairmont Private Schools, which is based in Anaheim, Calif. His father retired as a professor of economics at Irvine Valley College in Irvine, Calif.
Artificial intelligence could be what's for dinner, thanks to a partnership between McCormick & Company and IBM. The two brands are have been working together for years on flavor research, and recently announced that the fruits of their labor will hit shelves this year. “I asked one of them, ‘How long would I last?’” Mr. Trump said in 2008 at an Affliction news conference. “You know, I’m tough. We’re all tough.”
The two recent cases are unusual because scammers are often able to stay out of reach of American law enforcement since they are based abroad, often in West Africa, said Patrick Peterson, chief executive of Agari, a cybersecurity firm that tracks internet fraud. In a video from the scene that was shared on social media, a woman could be seen lying facedown on the ground as someone pressed a towel against her lower back. Another man sat nearby, his leg and shirt covered with blood.
But first, through their leafy, dappled shade wove a flood of very pretty gardeners in woven raffia skirts, fecund with blooms, under crisp sky-blue shirting. Pen-and-ink patterns of wildflowers wove their way over raw linen suits, and botanical prints grew on airy silk dresses. There were little straw hats and woven espadrilles, striped shorts and smock coats, misty tie-dye and filigree embroidery. California Today is edited by Julie Bloom, who grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from U.C. Berkeley.
Ms. Yovanovitch delivered her searing account before Congress at the risk of losing her job, since the White House has ordered officials not to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry. This afternoon I stopped by the desk of Sharon LaFraniere, who has written about Ms. Yovanovitch, to discuss why the former ambassador to Ukraine was so intent on speaking out. But Janna Chernetz, the deputy director of Tri-State Transportation Campaign, says many cities are suitable for scooters if their residents and elected officials see them as a legitimate form of transportation, not just vehicles for joy rides. “It’s a cultural mind-set change that you need to share the road,” Ms. Chernetz said.
Culture: Your hub for everything from film and television to music, comics, toys and sports. But that’s nothing compared to the madness and mythos that swirls around the monstera obliqua. “When you’re talking about how the Aroid Society’s changed, obliqua is probably the best example,” said Mick Mittermeier, 27, the aroid curator at Fairchild. Obliqua (in Latin, “lopsided”) is tiny, typically no taller than 6 or so inches, with lacelike foliage that almost appears to be more negative space than organic matter. A decade ago, a collector sold its cuttings at the show for apiece, said Mr. Mittermeier. Now, a plant might go for a thousand bucks or more. “Last month,” he added, “Enid sold one on eBay for ,700.” (It was ,700, but still.)