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Moving Beyond America’s War On Wildfire: 4 Ways To Avoid Future Megafires

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. Californians have been concerned about wildfires for a long time, but the past two years have left many of them fearful and questioning whether any solutions to the fire crisis truly exist. The Dixie Fire in the Sierra Nevada burned nearly 1 million acres in 2021, including almost the entire community of Greenville. Then strong winds near Lake Tahoe sent the Caldor Fire r...
Tags: News, California, America, West, Biden, Lake Tahoe, Sierra, South Lake Tahoe, Cafe, Sierra Nevada, Santa Barbara, Agency, Southern California, Greenville, U S Forest Service, Caldor

On the Move – U.S. EPA, Aemetis, Transform Materials, Swift Biosciences, Neste, Avantium, U.S. Grains Council and more

There was quite a bit of movement the past few months in the biobased world. From the U.S. EPA appointing a new Agriculture Advisor, a former Chevron expert joining Aemetis for renewable jet/diesel projects, 2 new VPs at Transform Materials, Swift Biosciences President & CEO moving over to KromaTiD, several changes at Neste, a new Chairman for U.S. Grains Council, and more big moves, it’s an exciting time to work in the bioeconomy. If you have an “On the Move” for us to cover, please contact He...
Tags: Minnesota, Indonesia, California, Americas, Canada, United States, Top Stories, Washington Dc, Paris, Switzerland, Finland, Un, Epa, North America, Copenhagen, Council

Sweden to give 12-15 year olds Pfizer vaccine, rejects Moderna

The European Medicines Agency approved the use of Comirnaty in May, while Spikevax was given the nod for children over 12 in July STOCKHOLM: Sweden's Public Health Agency said on Monday it recommended the use of Pfizer-BioNTech's , Comirnaty vaccine against COVID-19 for children between 12-15, opting against rival Moderna's Spikevax. The European Medicines Agency approved the use of Comirnaty in May, while Spikevax was given the nod for children over 12 in July. "All in all, we see reason ...
Tags: Sweden, Medical, Tech, Pfizer, Stockholm, Agency, European Medicines Agency, Public Health Agency, Moderna, Health Agency, Anders Tegnell, Spikevax, Spikevax The European Medicines Agency

Turkey: Turkish Healthcare Agency Publishes Draft Regulation On Licensing Of Homeopathic Medical Products - ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

The Agency has invited concerned parties to send their comments within the table format provided through the announcement through the specified e-mail address, until September 20, 2021.
Tags: News, Turkey, Agency

9/11 made spy dramas like '24' and 'Alias' scramble. But not for long

The Sept. 11 terror attacks that rippled through US society and culture 20 years ago also disrupted the fall TV season that was about to begin. While all of television pondered how to respond, those events particularly impacted a trio of new dramas with anti-terrorism and espionage themes: "24," "Alias" and "The Agency," resulting in last-minute scrambling and changes.
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Op Ed: Reflections on the American Invents Act on its Tenth Year Anniversary 

by Hon. Michelle Lee.  Lee is vice president at  Amazon Web Services and was the Undersecretary of Commerce and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (2015-2017).  She spent a decade at Google leading their patent team.   The America Invents Act (AIA), which passed on September 16, 2011, brought about some of the most significant changes to our patent system in over 50 years.  The Act included an assortment of reforms from a transition to first inventor to file in the Unite...
Tags: Google, Law, Congress, United States, Commerce, Uspto, AIA, Patent, Amazon Web Services, Agency, Lee, Phillips, United States Patent and Trademark Office, David Kappos, Iancu, Patent and Trademark Office USPTO

Coalition opposes EPA’s motion to remand but not vacate 31 SREs from 2019

In Washington, Growth Energy, Renewable Fuels Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Biodiesel Board, American Coalition for Ethanol, and National Farmers Union opposed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) motion to remand but not vacate the 31 small refinery exemptions (SREs) the Trump Administration granted in August 2019. The coalition of biofuel and ag leaders is currently challenging the 31 SREs in the D.C. Circuit, arguing that EPA’s issuance of the exemptions...
Tags: Supreme Court, Washington, Policy, Epa, Agency, U S Environmental Protection Agency, D C Circuit, 10th Circuit, 10th Circuit Court, Trump Administration, SRE, Biden Administration, Renewable Fuels Association et al, Biden Administration EPA

The Agency launches 22nd franchise in Boston

Local broker and new managing partner Eric Rollo has been tapped to lead the new team of agents serving Greater Boston, Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.
Tags: Boston, Radio, Agency, Franchise, Martha, Brokerage, News Brief, Mauricio Umansky, The Agency, Eric Rollo, Greater Boston Cape Cod Nantucket

Oh, Canada! The Agency opens new franchise office in Vancouver

Led by managing partners Kit Matkaluk and Hugh Cooper, the new office is the company's 20th franchise in North America and seventh in Canada.
Tags: Radio, Canada, Vancouver, North America, Agency, Hugh Cooper, Kit Matkaluk

5 high-end home design features trending today

Staying current on home design trends can help you advise buyers on the value they’re getting for their money and assist sellers in getting top dollar for their home. Find out what’s trending in luxury homes from Mauricio Umansky, founder and CEO of The Agency in Los Angeles.
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At least 304 dead, 1,800 hurt as powerful quake slams Haiti

By EVENS SANON and TAMMY WEBBER PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck southwestern Haiti on Saturday, killing at least 304 people and injuring at least 1,800 others as buildings tumbled into rubble. Prime Minister Ariel Henry said he was rushing aid to areas where towns were destroyed and hospitals overwhelmed with incoming patients. The epicenter of the quake was about 125 kilometers (78 miles) west of the capital of Port-au-Prince, the U.S. Geological Survey s...
Tags: New York, Uncategorized, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, United States, Chile, Mexico City, United Nations, Argentina, Samantha Power, Associated Press, Prince, Biden, Usgs

Q-Force Trailer Previews Netflix’s Newest Adult Animated Spy Series

Netflix has released the full Q-Force trailer for the upcoming adult-animated comedy series, centering around the very first queer spy division. The 10-episode series is scheduled to make its debut on Thursday, September 2. The video, which you can check out in the player below, begins with Agent Mary, described as the best of the best, who surprises his agency by finally coming out as a gay man. However, despite his achievements and talents, he has been downgraded to a small division in West Ho...
Tags: Video, Comedy, TV, Movies, Action, Netflix, TV News, Streaming, Lgbtq, AIA, Agency, West Hollywood, Sean Hayes, Twink, Mary, Deb

Now Microsoft is Protesting After Amazon Won a $10 Billion NSA Cloud Contract

An anonymous reader shares a report: After spending years battling over the Defense Department's $10 billion JEDI cloud services contract, Microsoft and Amazon are fighting over another government deal. Now it's the National Security Agency offering a contract that could pay up to $10 billion as it shifts away from on-premises servers to a commercial provider. However, as Washington Technology reported first, this time around, Amazon Web Services won the $10 billion contest, and it's Microsoft's...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Nsa, Tech, National Security Agency, Defense Department, Amazon Web Services, Agency, Washington Technology

Q-Force Season 1: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) Netflix’s new gay spy-comedy series, Q-Force, revolves around a group of spies who have been quietly disowned by their bosses and placed on the sidelines after the main character, Steve, officially comes out. Sent away on a dead-end assignment to West Hollywood, Steve assembles his own team and, as with any spy story worth tellin...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, AIA, Steve, Agency, West Hollywood, Sean Hayes, Twink, Michael Schur, Mary, Deb, Hayes, Matt Rogers, Christine Black, Gary Cole

Take a look inside the Malibu beachfront home that Pamela Anderson just sold for $11.8 million

Pamela Anderson and her luxury beachfront property in Malibu Colony. Luxury Levels courtesy of The Fridman Group, George Pimentel/WireImage Pamela Anderson just sold her beachfront property in Malibu for $11.8 million. The house looks out onto a private lagoon and has access to a private beach. Scroll down to see photos of the luxury property with its rooftop fireplace, spa, and sauna. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Actor and model Pamela Anderson has sold her supe...
Tags: Hollywood, California, Los Angeles, Trends, Playboy, Malibu, Anderson, Agency, Pamela Anderson, Kreiss, Vancouver Island Canada, Malibu Colony, Tomer Fridman, Sandro Dazzan, Grace Dean, Malibu Colony Luxury Levels

Government watchdog rejects Blue Origin’s protest over lunar lander contract

Blue Origin’s protest to a governmental watchdog over NASA’s decision to award SpaceX a multi-billion dollar contract to develop a lunar lander was rejected. The Government Accountability Office said Friday that it was denying both Blue Origin’s protest and a separate challenge filed by Dynetics, a defense contractor that also submitted a proposal for the contract. GAO concluded that NASA did not violate any laws or regulations when granting the sole award to SpaceX. “As a result, GAO denied the...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Tech, Nasa, Commercial Spaceflight, Spaceflight, Aerospace, Blue Origin, Agency, GAO, Bezos, Government Accountability Office, Bill Nelson, Dynetics, Human Landing System Program

4 tips for agents who want to score laughs — and leads — on Instagram

Matt Lionetti of The Agency gained a following by posting comedy sketches about real estate on Instagram. He shared tips with Inman for other agents trying to do the same.
Tags: Technology, Instagram, Marketing, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Agency, Inman, Select, The Agency, Tiktok, Matt Lionetti

The Agency launches in Calgary, adding to its Canadian offices

The new Canadian office will join a number of the brokerage's existing offices across the country, which include locations in Toronto, Victoria, Oakville, Kitchener and Cowichan.
Tags: Radio, Calgary, Agency, Toronto Victoria Oakville Kitchener

Publicis Groupe CEO Arthur Sadoun on Agency’s ‘Full Recovery’ From Covid-19 Impact

Within a year, Publicis Groupe's financial performance has not only recovered from the pandemic but has overtaken its first-half performance during 2019. Organic growth is up on 2020 levels by over 17% for the second quarter of 2020 and almost 10% for the full first six months. Reporting net revenue for Q2 at $2,944 million...
Tags: Advertising, Agency, Publicis Groupe, Arthur Sadoun, Earnings Reports

United States: When It Comes To PFAS, It Isn't A Question Of Whether EPA Will Step In But When And How - Mintz

nside EPA reports that EPA is moving quickly to set Maximum Contaminant Level Goals for two of the thousands of PFAS. That's no surprise based on the Agency for Toxic Substances and ...
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United States: FDA Publishes Guidance On The Enhanced System Under The DSCSA Going Into Effect On November 27, 2023 - Winston & Strawn LLP

In June 2021, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) issued draft guidance (Guidance) to assist supply chain stakeholders, particularly trading partners...
Tags: News, United States, Fda, Agency, Food and Drug Administration FDA, Strawn LLP

It is Time to Tell Your Eligibility Stories

by Dennis Crouch At the behest of several leading Senators, the USPTO has begun a study on the “Current State of Patent Eligibility Jurisprudence.”  To that end, the agency is seeking comments from the public that will be due by Early September.  The agency would like input from various stakeholders, including inventors, owners, investors, licensees, users, and patent attorneys. The agency appears to be looking from key insight regarding the actual experience of parties involved — telling a stor...
Tags: Law, US, Uspto, Patent, Agency, Federal Register, Dennis Crouch, Hirshfeld

Fox News host Tucker Carlson was seeking an interview with Putin around the time he accused the NSA of spying on him, a new report says

Fox News host Tucker Carlson. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Tucker Carlson sought an interview with Vladimir Putin before he accused the NSA of spying on him. Carlson publicly accused the NSA of monitoring him as part of a plot to take his show off air. The NSA later said in a statement that Carlson's "allegation is untrue." See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News host Tucker Carlson was seeking an interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin shortly before he accu...
Tags: Politics, Media, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Nsa, US, America, Trends, Fox News, Kremlin, National Security Agency, Agency, Tucker Carlson, Carlson, Axios, Lauren Frias

PTO Director Review Process following Arthrex

by Dennis Crouch The USPTO has released some implementation information for Arthrex. In its decision, the Supreme Court held that the USPTO Director has power to review any IPR decision by the PTAB.  The Agency’s basic approach is as follows: At times, the PTO Director might initiate review of an IPR Decision sua sponte. This is unlikely. A party may request review of a final written decision for an IPR/PGR. The request must be filed within 30-days of the PTAB’s final written decision...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Office, Pop, Uspto, Patent, Agency, PTO, Federal Circuit, IPR, Dennis Crouch, PTAB, Request for Review

Tucker Carlson persisted with claiming the NSA was spying on him, despite the agency flatly denying it

Tucker Carlson on Tuesday's edition of his show. Fox News Tucker Carlson has kept up his claim the NSA is spying on him, despite the agency rejecting it. On his Tuesday show he described an NSA statement on the issue as "infuriatingly dishonest." Carlson has long pushed conspiracy theories about "deep state" plots. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Fox News host Tucker Carlson did not back down from his claim that he's being spied on by the US National Security A...
Tags: Politics, Nsa, US, Trends, Cnn, Fbi, News UK, Fox News, Conspiracy Theories, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Agency, Tucker Carlson, Brian Stelter, Carlson, US National Security Agency

Tucker Carlson persisted with claiming the NSA is spying on him, despite the agency flatly denying it

Tucker Carlson on the June 29 edition of his show. Fox News Tucker Carlson kept up his claim that the NSA is spying on him, despite the agency rejecting it. On his Tuesday show he described an NSA statement on the issue as "infuriatingly dishonest." Carlson has long pushed conspiracy theories about "deep state" plots. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News host Tucker Carlson did not back down from claims he is being spied on by the National Security Agency (NSA), despi...
Tags: Nsa, US, Trends, Cnn, Fbi, Fox News, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Agency, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Brian Stelter, Carlson, National Security Agency NSA, Tom Porter

‘Q-Force’ Trailer: Netflix Introduces the First All-Gay Spy Team

Netflix’s new animated gay spy-comedy series, Q-Force, has an official premiere date and an all-star cast. The new teaser trailer suggests the series will be an over-the-top comedy about a group of misfit agents trying to get their spy on across 10 episodes. Watch the first footage below. Q-Force Trailer The show will arrive in September and will follow American spy Steve “Agent Mary” Maryweather (Sean Hayes). Mary comes out as gay, so his spy agency ships him to the gay mecca of West H...
Tags: Movies, Gay, Netflix, Animation, AIA, Agency, West Hollywood, Twink, Mary, Deb, Brooklyn Nine Nine, Hayes, Laurie Metcalf, TV Trailer, Wanda Sykes, Gabe Liedman

Netflix’s Q-Force Teaser Introduces The First Queer Spy Division

Netflix has released the first teaser for their newest adult-animated comedy series titled Q-Force, centering around fabulous and badass LGBTQ+ spies. The 10-episode series is scheduled to make its debut on Thursday, September 2. The Q-Force teaser, which you can check out below, introduces us to the main characters as they form their agency’s very first queer spy division. It also gives viewers a preview of what to expect in the action-comedy series including an extravagant Pride parade, and a...
Tags: Video, Comedy, TV, Movies, Action, Netflix, TV News, Streaming, Lgbtq, AIA, Agency, West Hollywood, Twink, Mary, Deb, Matt Rogers

The FDA just approved the first new Alzheimer's drug in 18 years

Dr. William Burke going over a PET brain scan at Banner Alzheimer's Institute in Phoenix. Biogen's drug was tested against carriers of the APOE gene, which is linked to Alzheimer's, and non-carriers. Matt York/Associated Press The FDA on Monday approved the first new Alzheimer's disease treatment in nearly two decades. Biogen had initially deemed the drug a failure and shut down two late-stage trials. Experts were divided on the drug. One analyst had estimated a 15% chance ...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, Alzheimer's Disease, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Biotech, Agency, Citi, Alzheimer, William Burke, RBC Capital Markets, Biogen, Eli Lilly, Namenda

Connecting with Mauricio Umansky: The looming luxury shortage

"There is a tremendous shortage of inventory, and I think it's the only thing holding us back," the founder of The Agency told Inman leading up to Inman Connect this month.
Tags: Interviews, Los Angeles, Radio, Luxury, Agency, Inventory, Inman, Markets & Economy, Select, Inman Connect, Mauricio Umansky, The Agency, Inventory Shortage, Luxury Lens