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Bird’s chief legal & policy officer is leaving the company

Bird, the $2.5 billion electric scooter business, is losing its chief legal and policy officer. David Estrada, who was hired last year from Kitty Hawk, is joining another mobility company, SoftBank-backed Nuro. A spokesperson for Bird tells TechCrunch Estrada is leaving the Santa Monica-based company to be closer to his family. Nuro, for its part, is based in Mountain View, CA. Bird’s former chief legal officer, David Estrada. Estrada, who previously oversaw public policy at the electric ai...
Tags: Personnel, Startups, Transportation, Articles, Companies, David Estrada, Delivery Drone, Emerging-Technologies, Kitty Hawk, Lyft, Nuro, Phoenix, Robotics, Santa Monica, Softbank, SoftBank Group

This Joker’s a Dancer, Too

Our dance critic discusses Joaquin Phoenix’s remarkable performance, which puts two characters in one moving, sinewy body.
Tags: Movies, News, Dancing, Phoenix, Joaquin, Naharin, Ohad, Joker (Movie

Judge to examine failure to disclose video in terror case

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge will hold a hearing Tuesday over the FBI’s failure to turn over surveillance footage to an Arizona man until three years after he was convicted of providing guns to two friends who launched a 2015 attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in suburban Dallas. Attorneys for Abdul Malik Abdul […]
Tags: News, Ap, Fbi, Nation, Arizona, Dallas, Phoenix, Muhammad, Abdul Malik Abdul

Padres pitcher accused of breaking into Arizona home

PHOENIX (AP) — Police arrested San Diego Padres pitcher Jacob Nix after he was accused of breaking into a suburban Phoenix home through a doggie dog and was shot with a Taser by the homeowner. Nix, who is facing two counts of criminal trespassing, was released this week from the Maricopa County jail on $100 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Arizona, Taser, San Diego Padres, Nix, Phoenix, Padres, Maricopa County, Jacob Nix

Yanks’ Hicks could return from elbow injury to start in ALCS

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks returned to Phoenix, unable to throw without pain, advised to rest his aching elbow on Sept. 11 by Dr. Neal ElAttrache, an orthopedic specialist in California. The season appeared to be over for the New York Yankees outfielder. Being told you might have to get Tommy John,” he said, […]
Tags: New York, News, California, Sports, Ap, New York Yankees, Phoenix, Aaron Hicks, Hicks, Yanks, Tommy John, Neal ElAttrache

THW’s Goalie News: A Crossover, a Shutout & Retro Gear

Wednesday may not have been a very busy day on the National Hockey League schedule, but there was plenty of goalie news to cover including some sweet retro gear, the first of many shutouts and a really cool crossover story. Former Soccer Great Laces Up His Skates We have had two-sport stars in the past, but it very rare that it ever involves ice hockey. In America, we have seen the likes of Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders excel at both professional baseball and football. Hall of Fame pitch...
Tags: England, America, Sport, Chelsea, Premier League, Hockey, NHL, Petr Cech, Aa, Chicago White Sox, National Hockey League, Chicago Blackhawks, Los Angeles Kings, New Jersey Devils, University Of Vermont, Phoenix

PE-backed National Fire & Safety buys RCI

National Fire & Safety, which is backed by Highview Capital, has acquired Tempe, Arizona-based RCI Systems Inc, a contractor of fire-sprinkler services. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE TEMPE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–National Fire & Safety, a leading end-to-end fire protection and life safety solutions platform and a portfolio company of Highview Capital (“Highview”), today announced the acquisition of RCI Systems, Inc. (“RCI”), a leading contractor of fire-sprinkler services headq...
Tags: Texas, Trends, M&a, Phoenix, Todd, Greg, Los Angeles CA, Tempe Arizona, RCI, Business Services, PE, Ryan McCarthy, Greg Todd, Highview Capital, Highview Capital LLC Highview Capital LLC, Frontier Fire Protection LLC

Photographer asked three teens to stop using a racial slur. He was shot 9 times, police say

A photographer was shot at a park in Phoenix after a group asked him to take their picture, then began using racial slurs, court records say.         [Author: Arizona Republic]
Tags: News, Phoenix, Arizona Republic

Politician charged in human trafficking adoption scheme

An Arizona elected official ran a human smuggling scheme that promised pregnant women thousands of dollars to lure them from a Pacific Island nation to the U.S., where they were crammed into houses to wait to give birth, sometimes with little to no prenatal care, prosecutors allege. Paul Petersen, the Republican assessor of Arizona's most populous county, was charged in Utah, Arizona and Arkansas with counts including human smuggling, sale of a child, fraud, forgery and conspiracy to commit mon...
Tags: Utah, News, Arkansas, Arizona, Marshall Islands, Phoenix, Pacific Island, Utah Arizona, Paul Petersen

Waymo to customers: “Completely driverless Waymo cars are on the way”

Waymo, the autonomous vehicle business under Alphabet, sent an email to customers of its ride-hailing app that their next trip might not have a human safety driver behind the wheel, according to a copy of the email that was posted on Reddit. The email entitled “Completely driverless Waymo cars are on the way” was sent to customers that use its ride-hailing app in the suburbs of Phoenix. It isn’t clear if the email was sent to members of its early rider program or its broader Waymo One serv...
Tags: Google, TC, Technology, California, Tech, X, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Arizona, Transport, Reddit, Chrysler, Self-driving Cars, Alphabet, Emerging-technologies, Autonomous Car

The Real Threat of ‘Joker’ Is Hiding in Plain Sight

What the film wants to say — about mental illness or class divisions in society — is not as interesting as what it accidentally says about whiteness.
Tags: Movies, News, Blacks, Phoenix, Joaquin, Phillips, Mental Health and Disorders, Todd (1970-, Joker (Movie

Growth-stage venture capital in the cannabis and CBD industry is getting harder to come by. So Integrated CBD raised debt.

Integrated CBD, an industrial-scale hemp oil manufacturer, closed a $50 million funding round on Tuesday. The company raised from a mix of debt and equity investors. CEO Patrick Horsman told Business Insider why taking on debt was advantageous for a growing CBD company. Click here for more BI Prime stories and subscribe to our weekly cannabis newsletter, Cultivated.  For CBD companies, growth stage equity capital is getting harder to come by. That's why Patrick Horsman, the CEO of Integrated ...
Tags: New York, California, US, Trends, Arizona, Business Insider, Phoenix, Honeywell, El Chapo, Cowen, Arizona Read, Horsman, Sean Stiefel, Navy Capital, So Integrated CBD, Patrick Horsman

Uber’s newest feature alerts drivers that pets will be joining the ride

Uber is piloting a new feature that lets U.S. riders alert drivers that a pet will be coming along, the latest effort from the company to appeal to a broader audience and become to the one-stop shop for transportation, meals and other services. The feature called Uber Pet will be available beginning October 16 in Austin, Denver, Nashville, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Tampa Bay. Riders will pay for the privilege of taking their pets with them through what Uber describes...
Tags: Transportation, Uber, Minneapolis, Tech, Austin, Automotive, United States, Transport, Commuting, Nashville, Philadelphia, Driver, Denver, Carsharing, Phoenix, Tampa Bay

Busan: A.R. Rahman ‘Le Musk’ Directing Debut in Post-Production 

Oscar-winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman (“Slumdog Millionaire”) is now in post-production with his directorial debut “Le Musk.” The film is a multi-sensory Virtual Reality experience, with haptic touch experiences and a sense of smell. Rahman developed the story from an original idea by his wife Sairaa and directed from a screenplay by Gurachi Phoenix, besides […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Vr, Phoenix, Rahman, Busan International Film Festival, A.r. Rahman, Le Musk, Sairaa, Gurachi

Assessor of biggest Arizona county indicted on fraud charges

PHOENIX (AP) — The assessor of Arizona’s largest county has been indicted for 11 felony offenses, including human smuggling, sale of a child and communications fraud in an adoption fraud scheme, authorities said. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office confirmed the 32-count federal indictment Tuesday against Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen for conspiracy, theft, forgery, and […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona Attorney General s Office, Maricopa County, Paul Petersen

Ex-Wolves forward Dario Saric ready for another new start

Dario Saric came to Minnesota in the Jimmy Butler trade but was dealt again to Phoenix on draft night.
Tags: Minnesota, Phoenix, Jimmy Butler, Dario Saric

if you speak the language it is better I'm sure.

if you speak the language it is better I'm sure. Submitted by dabrownman on October 8, 2019 - 4:30pm. Love these real artisan baking videos.  If the bread was 4# and tastes as good as Poilane's then he cold sell it for 9.6 Euros in Paris and $50 in Phoenix:-)
Tags: Paris, Baking, Phoenix, Poilâne

Watch ‘Joker’ Director Todd Phillips Break Down the Opening Scene

Todd Phillips got together with the good folks at Vanity Fair to break down the opening scene of his movie Joker. The scene is our first introduction to the tormented Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix), the man who will one day become Gotham’s Clown Prince of Crime. Love or hate Phillips’ film, this is an interesting video and gives you a glimpse into what Phillips was going for with his ultra-dark comic book movie. Watch the Joker opening scene breakdown below. Joker Opening Scene Accordin...
Tags: Movies, Gotham, Vanity Fair, Joaquin Phoenix, Video Clips, Joker, Phoenix, Phillips, Arthur, Todd-Phillips, Comic Book/Superhero, Behind the Scenes Footage, Arthur Phillips, Hildur Guðnadóttir, Arthur Fleck, Arthur Fleck Joaquin Phoenix

'Joker' cinematographer on what star Joaquin Phoenix was really like on set and the controversy surrounding the movie

"Joker" cinematographer Lawrence Sher talked to Business Insider about the controversy surrounding the movie, what star Joaquin Phoenix was like on set, and the movie's comic-book roots. Sher said that during filming for the first scene, Phoenix left the room after a take because director Todd Phillips told him the take was "f---ing great." Sher said that the filmmakers didn't draw from the comic books, but he hopes that the imagery in "Joker" pleases fans. Visit Business Insider's homepage fo...
Tags: Hollywood, Jimmy Kimmel, Congress, Alan Moore, Trends, Batman, Warner Bros, Joaquin Phoenix, Aurora Colorado, Venice Film Festival, Joker, Phoenix, Todd, Phillips, Aurora, Arthur

Radio: Arizona station debuts WOW Factor boomer-oriented format

John Sebastian must have thought, “Wow!” when he got word that Riviera Broadcasting’s KOAI/Sun City West (near Phoenix), Arizona chose to hire him as a programmer/consultant to become the very first WOW Factor station. OK, that was a cheesy way for me to report it, but I do know that Sebastian is elated to join KOAI. He has programmed in Phoenix before at KSLX, KUPD, and KDKB, so he knows and loves the area. But more importantly, it gives him fertile ground to test out his boomer-oriented format...
Tags: New York, Fcc, La, America, Sport, Radio, Things To Do, Soccer, Arizona, Alan Jackson, East Coast, Rockies, Phoenix, PHOENIX Arizona, Sebastian, Morrow

A Blueprint for American in Latin America

Last week I wrote about how American’s loss of LATAM as a partner wasn’t necessarily a problem from a commercial point-of-view but rather from a strategic and management point-of-view. Today, I’m going to dive deeper into the network to show exactly what I meant. It’s story time, but instead of a book, I have one of my favorite tools on Earth, the Great Circle Mapper. Let’s start by comparing the current route maps for Delta and American. This shows all routes from the US to South Americ...
Tags: Travel, US, Chile, Delta, Brazil, Argentina, Miami, Venezuela, South America, United, Latin America, American, Buenos Aires, Continental, Bolivia, Panama City

Affordability is ‘getting worse, not better’: Report

An alarming new report says 90 percent of the new houses being built today can be purchased by just 10 percent of American households. Student debt and lack of building are a couple of factors to blame.
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Speeding Tickets: First 223568 Vc1 Ticket with $238 Without Correction- Best Resolution for Wife

My question involves a traffic ticket from the state of: California Hello house and thanks for the existence of this forum. I have read some posts which were good guides but need a more tailored response to mine PLEASE PLEASE. It has been a bit hard lately financially. My wife was driving the family (me and 3 minors) on way back from Phoenix on I-10. I normally drive on these kind of journeys but as i was not feeling well. It was appropriate for her to drive. I believe I set the speed limite...
Tags: Law, California, Phoenix, Moving Violations, Parking And Traffic Tickets, Blythe, Indio


While on a mission in space, Jean Grey is exposed to a cosmic force that dramatically increases her powers. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Movies, Dvd, Phoenix, Jean Grey, New Releases, The Movie Waffler, By Ben Peyton

Nationwide CCW Spikes Upward as Violent Crime Declines

Nationwide CCW Spikes Upward as Violent Crime Declines U.S.A. –-( Gun prohibition lobbying groups have been mute since the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) reported a significant increase in the estimated number of concealed carry licenses and permits across the country in the past year. Author and researcher John Lott, head of the Crime Prevention Research Center, has released new concealed carry data. (Dave Workman photo) The report came coincidental to release of t...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Washington, Georgia, Fbi, United States, Donald Trump, Nra, Phoenix, JOHN LOTT, Dave Workman, Crime Prevention Research Center, Lott, Gun Rights News, CPRC, AmmoLand News

The viral 'Joker' outtake with an angry Joaquin Phoenix originated as a prank on the movie's director

A "Joker" outtake aired on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last week where actor Joaquin Phoenix is yelling at someone named "Larry." "Larry" himself, cinematographer Lawrence Sher, told Business Insider that the outtake originated as a prank on the movie's director, Todd Phillips. But Phoenix is "such a good actor" that the joke didn't land on the set, according to Sher. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Actor Joaquin Phoenix plays a man slowly spiraling into madness in "Joker," but th...
Tags: Trends, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Joaquin Phoenix, Phoenix, Joaquin, Phillips, Arthur, Larry, Larry Larry, Sher, Todd Phillips, Lawrence Sher, Lawrence Sher Sher

Waymo is creating 3D maps of Los Angeles to better understand traffic congestion

Waymo, the autonomous vehicle company under Alphabet, has started creating 3D maps in some heavily trafficked sections of Los Angeles to better understand congestion there and determine if its self-driving vehicles would be a good fit in the city. For now, Waymo is bringing just three of its self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans to Los Angeles to map downtown and a section of Wilshire Boulevard known as Miracle Mile. Waymo employees will initially drive the vehicles to create 3D maps of ...
Tags: Google, Transportation, Florida, California, Washington, La, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tech, AV, X, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Chrysler, Mountain View, Michigan

Jokers at Every Turn at Comic Con, but They Were on Their Best Behavior

At the New York convention, fans donned green wigs and smeared on clown face paint for the opening weekend of the “Joker” film.
Tags: Costumes, New York, Movies, News, Phoenix, Joaquin, Comic Books and Strips, Comic-Con (Conventions, Joker (Movie

‘Joker’ Sequel a Possibility; a Cast Member Talks About a Spoiler-Heavy Twist

Joker was a smash-hit over the weekend. That would usually all-but-assure that a sequel would be in the works. But Joker isn’t your typical comic book adaptation, and star Joaquin Phoenix has tended to avoid franchises in his career. But a Joker sequel might just happen. According to Phoenix, he and director Todd Phillips had such a good time making the first movie that there are “endless” possibilities for the character. In addition to this news, Joker co-star Brett Cullen, who plays Thomas Wa...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Rolling Stone, Joaquin Phoenix, Penny, Joker, Phoenix, Thomas, Todd, Wayne, Arthur, Peter Travers, Cullen, Todd-Phillips, Comic Book/Superhero, Thomas Wayne

Former U.S. special envoy to Ukraine leaving McCain Institute

PHOENIX (AP) — The special envoy to Ukraine who stepped down amid the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump will no longer lead the McCain Institute. In a statement Monday issued by the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University, Kurt Volker says he is leaving his post as its executive director. Volker […]
Tags: News, Ukraine, Ap, Nation, Donald Trump, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Volker, Nation & World Politics, McCain Institute, Kurt Volker, McCain Institute for International Leadership