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Beatrix Farrand’s American Landscapes

Rose and I recently went out for our first movie in a long time. We picked a good one. “Gardens are good for the soul…They make you feel like your city or community care about you,” Lynden Miller, says at the outset of Beatrix Farrand’s American Landscapes. Miller, an award-winning public garden designer, is featured in the story of America’s first female landscape architect, in a beautiful hour-long conversation. Should you watch the documentary? Yes, you should. Beatrix Farrand’s American ...
Tags: Amazon, Gardening, New York, America, Harvard, United States, Maine, Adrian, Louisville, Public Gardens, Miller, John D Rockefeller, Rose, Mary, Fred, Georgetown


United States: Out With The Old: Buy American Act Regulations Set For Major Overhaul - Miller & Chevalier Chartered

The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council published a proposed rule on July 30, 2021 to overhaul the regulations implementing the Buy American Act (BAA) in federal procurements.
Tags: News, United States, Miller, Baa, Federal Acquisition Regulation FAR Council, Chevalier Chartered


How far could Larry Elder go?

“Ladies and gentlemen, the 47th president of the United States (48th at the most), Laurence Allen Elder!” Better known as Larry Elder, the self-anointed, “Sage from South Central” could soon be “The Prophet of Pennsylvania Avenue.” “President Elder?” “Are you drunk, McIntyre?!” Not at the moment, although I am taking large quantities of Motrin for my busted finger. Still, stranger things have happened. Here’s one scenario: Larry wins the September recall election. So far, Elder has played this p...
Tags: California, Opinion, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Gop, United States, South Dakota, Ted Cruz, San Diego, Air Force, Santa, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Miller


GETTR founder Jason Miller calls ISIS sympathizers on his pro-Trump social media platform 'keyboard warriors'

An ISIS militant holds the ISIS flag. Screen shot Pro-Trump social media site GETTR is now home to extremist and violent content, Politico reports. Jason Miller called ISIS members on GETTR "keyboard warriors hiding in caves and eating dirt cookies." The site has already faced problems with security breaches of user data and rampant pornography. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jason Miller, the founder of pro-Trump social media network GETTR, has dismissed a spike in ISIS...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Isis, Instagram, Islamic State, Isil, Iraq, Politico, Trends, Syria, Un, Donald Trump, Miller, Trump, Twitter Facebook


Costa Rica: ¡(H)Ola Compliance!: Las Investigaciones De Corrupción Arrancan En Centroamérica (Video And Podcast) - Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Si tienes operaciones o inversiones u operas dentro del sector de construcción en Costa Rica, esté episodio es para ti. Matt y Alejandra hablan con Juan Carlos Tristán de BLP sobre la Ley 9699...
Tags: News, Costa Rica, Miller, Chevalier Chartered, Juan Carlos Tristán


Pasadena looks for payback after ‘baseless’ Rose Bowl lawsuit

A legal spat costing taxpayers hundreds of hours in attorneys’ fees has been dismissed , and the city of Pasadena is now looking to get reimbursed the $442,000 dollars it spent to fight the “baseless litigation,” according to paperwork filed with the court. Meanwhile, the Tournament of Roses has remained mum on the matter, according to a motion filed Monday, July 26 that extensively details the ongoing saga between the city and its partner of more than 100 years. The Tournament previou...
Tags: Lawsuit, Government, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Local News, Rose Bowl, Miller, U S District Court, Gordo, Robert Miller, Andre Birotte Jr, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories SGVT, Victor Gordo, Top Stories PSN


New program helps regional journalists develop digital skills

Today, we’re pleased to announce an initiative that helps support regional news publishers by providing vital digital skills training and new opportunities for young journalists. Introducing the Digital News AcademyThe Digital News Academy is a new program created by Google and News Corp Australia that will provide training in the latest digital skills to 750 local and regional news professionals from a range of outlets across the country, including Australian Community Media and several othe...
Tags: Google, Australia, News Corp, Australasia, Miller, News Corp Australia, Michael Miller, Australian Community Media, Tony Kendall, Nic Hopkins, Digital News AcademyThe Digital News Academy, Digital News Academy, sayingNews Corp, Australian Community Media Australia, Saffron Howden


New York Rifle & Pistol Association v. Corlett, BALA Brief

The Supreme Court has, at least for now, kicked the Second Amendment can a bit farther down the legal road. How much longer can this continue? Dave Workman photo) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Described as the first significant Second Amendment case to be heard in a decade, New York Rifle and Pistol Association v. Corlett, has, as expected, engendered a large number of amicus briefs. Amicus (friend of the court) briefs are submitted by parties who wish to bring facts and arguments before the court...
Tags: New York, Guns, Supreme Court, New York City, Court, Department Of Defense, Arizona, District Of Columbia, Miller, Second Amendment, McDonald, District Court, City of Chicago, Heller, Dave Workman, Tim Sullivan


United States: Lauren Briggerman, Katherine Pappas, And Ian Herbert Discuss Executives At Risk On The FCPA Compliance Report Podcast - Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Litigation Member Lauren Briggerman, Counsel Katherine Pappas, and Counsel Ian Herbert joined host Tom Fox on the FCPA Compliance Report Podcast to discuss the summer 2021...
Tags: News, United States, Miller, Tom Fox, FCPA, Ian Herbert, Chevalier Chartered, Lauren Briggerman Katherine Pappas, Lauren Briggerman, Katherine Pappas


The Flash Set Photos Show Batman Riding His Batcycle in Glasgow

The upcoming DC Extended Universe film The Flash was filming in Glasgow, Scotland, yesterday. ComingSoon was sent a number of The Flash set photos that feature the Caped Crusader (minus a cape) on his Batcycle. RELATED: The Flash Movie Production Halted Following Batcycle Crash Involving Crew Member Thanks to reader Gordon Smith for sending these in as his wife Yvonne Smith took these photos. “You will notice the dots on Batman’s crash helmet and also that he is not wearing a cape. The magic of ...
Tags: Movies, Ben Affleck, Flash, Glasgow, Batman, Dc, Indiana Jones, Cw, Michael Keaton, Comic Book, Miller, Ezra Miller, Kiersey Clemons, Golden Globe, Gordon, Gordon Smith


Feds Drop Fake Bomb Threat Charge Against ‘Silicon Valley’ Star T.J. Miller

Former ‘Silicon Valley’ star T.J. Miller will not face a federal charge of calling in a fake bomb threat after prosecutors in Connecticut moved Thursday to dismiss the case. Miller was arrested in April 2018 at La Guardia Airport in New York after allegedly making a false call about a bomb threat on an Amtrak […]
Tags: New York, News, Connecticut, Silicon Valley, Amtrak, Miller, J Miller, La Guardia Airport, T.J. Miller


The Flash Movie Production Halted Following Batcycle Crash Involving Crew Member

Glasgow Live brings word that production on Warner Bros.’ The Flash movie has been halted following an accident on set in the UK. According to the outlet, a camera operator “collided with Batman on his Batcycle from behind” during filming on Renfield Street, injuring the crew member. The camera operator was reportedly “on a motorcycle shooting Batman from behind while travelling at speed down Renfield Street, before he collided with the stunt double and went under the Batcycle near to the juncti...
Tags: UK, Movies, Ben Affleck, Action, Batman, Dc, Warner Bros, Cw, The Flash, Michael Keaton, Comic Book, Miller, Ezra Miller, Kiersey Clemons, Golden Globe, Zack Snyder


Jake Johnson Shares Two of His Favorite Jokes From ‘New Girl’

New Girl is a gift that keeps on giving. It’s been 10 years since the Fox comedy debuted, and it’s been three years since it wrapped with its seventh season. In the years since, it’s proven itself as a show that only grows funnier with repeat viewings. With every rewatch, there are new jokes to be found and appreciated. Series star Jake Johnson is still laughing about New Girl, too, specifically about the elusive mind of his character, Nick Miller. Nick Miller is a simple person, simultaneou...
Tags: Features, TV


LAFC fails to finish off Minnesota, settles for tie

LAFC midfielder Jose Cifuentes kicks the ball during the fist half of Wednesday night’s MLS match against Minnesota United at Banc of California Stadium. (Photo by Raul Romero Jr, Contributing Photographer) Los Angeles FC forward Carlos Vela (10) passes Minnesota United defender Bakaye Dibassy (12) kicking in the ball for a goal during the first half of an MLS match at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Photo by Raul Romero Jr, Contributing Photographer...
Tags: Minnesota, Time, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Mls, Hall of Fame, Minnesota United Fc, Carlos Vela, Ethan Finlay, Toledo, Miller, Vela, Los Angeles Fc, Lafc


The Right Wing Media Wurlitzer Blew A Fuse Over The First Jan. 6 Hearing

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Noise, Denialism, and False Equivalency: Join me for a moment as we peruse the right-wing media treatment of the first hearing of the Jan. 6 select committee. What hearing? OAN leads obliquely with Capitol security funding and tucks in a mention of GOP bellyaching about the committee (click for full view): Fox News was in rare form all evening long, with Brit Hume calling Jan. 6 largely "peaceful": https://twitter.c...
Tags: Texas, News, Congress, Cdc, Joe Biden, Gop, United States, Ohio, Fox News, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Executive Branch, Committee, Miller, Trump


Trump-endorsed congressional candidate Max Miller denies assaulting former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham following bombshell report about his troubled past

Max Miller arrives at the Lorain County Fairgrounds on June 26, 2021 in Wellington, Ohio. Scott Olson/Getty Images A Trump-endorsed House candidate denies claims that he assaulted Stephanie Grisham. Miller slapped and pushed Grisham during a fight while they were in a relationship, sources told Politico Magazine. "Mr. Miller has never, ever assaulted Ms. Grisham in any way whatsoever," Miller's lawyer told the outlet. See more stories on Insider's business page. Max Miller, an Ohio...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Politico, Trends, Gop, House, Ohio, Donald Trump, Miller, Trump, Melania Trump, Gonzalez, Anthony Gonzalez, Zuckerman, Michael Kruse


United States: TAX TAKE: Failed Senate Cloture Vote On The Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework: What's The Rush? - Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Last week, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer scheduled a highly anticipated cloture vote on the bipartisan infrastructure framework (BIF).
Tags: News, Senate, United States, Miller, Chuck Schumer, Chevalier Chartered


Summer heat will return after brief monsoonal thunderstorms across Southern California

Stormy weather that brought spurts of rain to the region, and even some scattered thunder, surprised parts of Southern California early Monday. But residents shouldn’t count on relief from the heat lasting all that long. Forecasters with the National Weather Service said they expect higher temperatures to return as soon as Tuesday. “There will be some warming tomorrow with some areas up to 5 degrees (Fahrenheit) above normal through mid-week,” said Curt Kaplan, a meteorologist in the Los Angeles...
Tags: Utah, Weather, National Weather Service, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Orange County, San Diego County, Nws, Southern California, Miller, Ontario, San Bernardino, Anaheim


Is The New ‘Exorcist’ Trilogy a Very Bad Idea in the Making?

We’ve known for a while now that David Gordon Green was set to make a new Exorcist movie. But today word broke that there are actually three new Exorcist movies on the way – a new trilogy that will bring back original star Ellen Burstyn. Hamilton‘s Leslie Odom Jr. is also on board, playing the father of a possessed child. This news was met with a heavy dose of skepticism, and that’s not really surprising. The original Exorcist was a huge hit and remains an all-time classic, but the sequels – qu...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Features, Green, James Earl Jones, Warner Bros, Richard Burton, Chris, Max Von Sydow, Miller, John Boorman, Damien, Don, Blair, Regan, Ellen Burstyn


The Daily Stream: ‘Mindhunters’ is a 2000s Thriller Movie Pizza with Extra Cheese

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching, why it’s worth checking out, and where you can stream it.) The Movie: Mindhunters Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: The FBI sends a group of young agents to a remote island for training in their psychological profiling division. Called “Mindhunters” (yes, just like the Netflix series), the elite unit tracks down serial killers. The training session goes wrong, however, when the g...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Features, Fbi, Netflix, Netherlands, Mpaa, Sylvester Stallone, Agatha Christie, Hannibal, Miller, Christie, Don, Harlan, Jonny Lee Miller, Blue Sea


From one phone call to 40 million Instagram views, two So Cal students start national push for ethnic studies

It started about 13 months ago, with a FaceTime chat between a couple of friends. Now, it’s a message resonating across the country. Diversify Our Narrative – a push to expand multicultural studies in public schools – was born because two Stanford students, Jasmine Nguyen and Katelin Zhou, were inspired by the Black Lives Matter protests that followed the murder of George Floyd. Their non-profit has one goal; to achieve racial justice through education. Nguyen and Zhou’s first step was to circul...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, California, Stanford, Uncategorized, Sport, Ap, Afghanistan, Soccer, United Kingdom, Orange, Black Lives Matter, Ventura County, Facetime, British Columbia, Stanford University


Interview: Mark Wahlberg on Portraying the True Story of Joe Bell

Mark Wahlberg stars alongsideReid Miller in Joe Bell, which is out July 23 in theaters. Based on the tragic story behind the death of Jadin Bell, Wahlberg puts on an emotional performance as the father of a teenager that was bullied in school for being gay. MORE: Joe Bell Trailer: Redemption is a Journey You Can’t Take Alone “Joe Bell tells the intimate and emotional true story of an Oregonian father who pays tribute to his gay teenage son Jadin, embarking on a self-reflective walk across Americ...
Tags: New York, Movies, Drama, Interview, America, Mark Wahlberg, Michael, Joe, Miller, Brendan, Reid, Movie News, Reid Miller, Joe Bell, Jadin, Movie Features


Electric car sales in the US will overtake those of combustion vehicles by 2036, according to an EY report

In 25 years, by 2045, sales of non-electric cars will barely account for 1% of the global market. Lucid Electric car slaes will equal those of combustion cars in the US in 2036, says a Bloomberg report. Millennials and government incentives will be key to the growth of non-polluting mobility. Germany is leading the way in Europe, having sold 398,000 electric cars in 2020. See more stories on Insider's business page. Of the 78 million vehicles sold worldwide in 2020, 3.2 million were el...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, UK, China, Germany, US, International, Trends, General Motors, Markets, Bloomberg, Economy, United States, Retail, Ey, Biden


United States: Trade Compliance Flash: Proposed New Rule For Country Of Origin Determinations For Products Of Canada And Mexico Could Have Big Implications - Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Earlier this month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking and request for comments that would change the rules for certain country of origin determinations for goods ...
Tags: News, Mexico, Canada, United States, Miller, U S Customs, Border Protection CBP, Chevalier Chartered


Miller and Johnson of Colliers lease 5,320 s/f at 253 Main Ave. to Tint World

Norwalk, CT Colliers has secured a 10-year retail lease. Senior managing director Bob Miller and associate Tim Johnson were the exclusive leasing agents for the property and secured the long-term lease at 253 Main Ave.on behalf of the landlord AC 26 OZ LLC. The tenant, ...
Tags: Radio, Johnson, Miller, Colliers, Ac, Bob Miller, Tim Johnson, Norwalk CT Colliers


What Else Is There to Say About Climate Change?

Sarah Miller, author of this 2019 article on Miami real estate & rising oceans, recently wrote this resonant piece, All The Right Words On Climate Have Already Been Said. I told her I didn’t have anything to say about climate change anymore, other than that I was not doing well, that I was miserable. “I am so unhappy right now.” I said those words. So unhappy. Fire season was not only already here, I said, but it was going to go on for at least four more months, and I didn’t know what I was goi...
Tags: Portland, Miami, Baghdad, Miller, Jason Kottke, Sarah Miller


United States: TAX TAKE: The Rubber Has Met The Road: Senate Democrats Announce $3.5 Trillion Package - Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Last week Senate Democrats, led by Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY), announced an agreement on a $3.5 trillion package that includes President Biden's spending priorities...
Tags: News, Senate, United States, Biden, Miller, Charles Schumer, Chevalier Chartered


Next-Generation iPad Mini Will Reportedly Feature a Mini-LED Display

Apple is widely rumored to be planning a new iPad mini with a significant redesign, including a larger 8.5-inch to 9-inch display with slimmer bezels, a Touch ID power button instead of a home button, a USB-C port instead of a Lightning connector, and more. According to a paywalled preview of a DigiTimes report today, the sixth-generation iPad mini will also feature a mini-LED display:BLU maker Radiant to kick off shipments for Apple mini-LED backlit devices in 3Q21 Radiant Optoelectronics w...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Bloomberg, Ipad Mini, Mark Gurman, Digitimes.com, Miller, Ming Chi Kuo, Debby Wu, Mini-LED, Jon Prosser


Amazing Spider-man #219 - Frank Miller cover

Frank Miller Amazing Spider-man v1 #218, 1981 - Roughened up and angry, an imprisoned Peter Parker glares at us from the inside. Frank Miller spaces the bars a little too widely, but enough to convey the idea. Parker's alter ego is prominent but faded to suggest an internal anguish. There is a beauty to Miller's simplicity, which also intensifies the scene. Other artists in this Marvel copper [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Miller, Parker, Peter Parker, Frank Miller, Ted Ignacio


Top Stories this AM: Gen. Milley called Stephen Miller 'Rasputin'; Google employees sound off on sexual misconduct policies; holding hostages for pizza

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: Milley's choice words for Stephen Miller. Gen. Mark Milley thought Stephen Miller was 'a Rasputin character, always whispering devilish ideas in the king's ear,' a new book says. According to "I Alone Can Fix It," Milley told Miller to "shut the f--- up" when the latter told Trump anti-racism ...
Tags: Google, News, Congress, US, Newsletter, Trends, Cnn, Tokyo, Biden, Miller, Trump, Stephen Miller, Milley, Alphabet Workers Union, Top Stories This Am, Kentaro Kobayashi