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FROM THE PAGES OF midnight in New York

WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 2017 FROM THE PAGES OF © 2017 The New York Times
Emails Disclose Trump Son’s Glee at Russian Offer

Times has been able to confirm of the central organizers of the
‘I Love It,’ He Said of Word of Documents details of the meetings. [Page 3.] meeting, including Donald Trump
Jr., have evolved or have been
But the email exchanges, which
Promised to Incriminate Clinton were reviewed by The Times, of- contradicted by the email records.
fer a detailed unspooling of how After being told that The Times
the meeting with the Kremlin-con- was about to
nected Russian lawyer, Natalia publish the
The June 3, 2016, email sent to campaign, he gave no indication. Veselnitskaya, came about — and content of the
Donald Trump Jr. could hardly He replied within minutes: “If just how eager Donald Trump Jr. emails, instead
have been more explicit: One of it’s what you say I love it especial- was to accept what he was explic- of responding
his father’s former Russian busi- ly later in the summer.” itly told was the Russian govern- to a request
ness partners had been contacted Four days later, after a flurry of ment’s help. for comment,
by a senior Russian government emails, the intermediary wrote The Justice Department and Donald Trump
official and was offering to pro- back, proposing a meeting in New the House and Senate Intelli- Jr. posted im-
vide the Trump campaign with York on Thursday with a “Russian gence Committees are examining Donald ages of them
dirt on Hillary Clinton. government attorney.” whether any of President Trump’s Trump Jr. on Tuesday on
The documents “would incrimi- Donald Trump Jr. agreed, add- associates colluded with the Rus- Twitter.
nate Hillary and her dealings with ing that he would most likely bring sian government to disrupt last “To everyone, in order to be
Russia and would be very useful along “Paul Manafort (campaign year’s election. American intelli- totally transparent, I am releas-
to your father,” read the email, boss)” and “my brother-in-law,” gence agencies have determined ing the entire email chain of my
written by a trusted intermedi- Jared Kushner, one of the presi- that the Russian government emails” about the June 9 meet-
ary, who added, “This is obvious- dent’s closest advisers. tried to sway the election in favor ing, he wrote. “I first wanted to
ly very high level and sensitive On June 9, the Russian law- of Trump. just have a phone call but when
information but is part of Russia yer was sitting in the younger The precise nature of the prom- that didn’t work out, they said the
and its government’s support for Trump’s office on the 25th floor of ised damaging information about woman would be in New York and
Mr. Trump.” Trump Tower, just one level below Clinton is unclear, and there is no asked if I would meet.”
If Trump’s eldest son was sur- the office of the future president. evidence to suggest that it was He added that nothing came of
prised or disturbed by the prov- Over the past several days, The related to Russian-government it. But in an interview on Tuesday
enance of the promised material, New York Times has disclosed the computer hacking that led to the with Fox News’s Sean Hannity, he
or the notion that it was part of a existence of the meeting, whom it release of thousands of Democrat- said that “in retrospect, I probably
continuing effort by the Russian involved and what it was about. ic National Committee emails. But would have done things a little dif-
government to aid his father’s The story has unfolded as The in recent days, accounts by some ferently.” (NYT)
Lawyer Who Met With Trump Jr. Is a Trusted Insider in Moscow

MOSCOW — When American that has long been dogged by cor- the ministry’s spokeswoman, said
prosecutors accused a senior Rus- ruption allegations. that it had “nothing to do” with her
sian official’s son of laundering $14 Donald Trump Jr. has said he ac- efforts.
million by investing in Manhattan cepted the meeting after an email But in Russia, lines between
property and other assets, she from an associate had said that career, loyalty and government
was called to defend him. When someone advertised as a “Rus- service tend to blur more than in
Moscow regional officials battled sian government attorney” would other countries.
Ikea over the Swedish retailer’s deliver information compiled by Veselnitskaya built her career
expansion, she took on their case. the Russian state prosecutor that in the struggle for land as the
Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Rus- YURY MARTYANOV/KOMMERSANT, VIA was damaging to Hillary Clinton, Moscow suburbs expanded, as
sian lawyer who met with Donald ASSOCIATED PRESS the Democratic front-runner. once derelict factory sites and
Trump Jr. last year to discuss pos- Natalia Veselnitskaya, the It is not known exactly what other plots became wildly valu-
sible compromising material on Russian lawyer who met with Veselnitskaya said in the rough- able with the spread of shopping
the Democrats, has been widely Donald Trump Jr. last year. ly 30-minute meeting. Donald centers and new highways. And
depicted as a one-issue activist Trump Jr. said she spent much of she forged an important connec-
consumed with getting Congress the time attacking American sanc- tion to the Katsyv family.
to repeal sanctions against Rus- Moscow regional government. tions. Veselnitskaya has denied William Browder, an Ameri-
sian businessmen. For years, she has been a lawyer she discussed compromising ma- can-born hedge fund manager
But lawyers and others in Mos- for the Katsyv family, whose patri- terial with members of the Trump who has tussled repeatedly with
cow’s legal community called arch, Pyotr D. Katsyv, was minis- campaign team. Veselnitskaya, said of the elder
her a trusted insider who could ter of transport of the Moscow re- Dmitri S. Peskov, the spokes- Katsyv: “In the world of Russia
be counted on to argue and win gion for more than a decade, and man for President Vladimir V. he’d be the equivalent of a Chris
high-profile court cases that mat- whose son was caught up in the Putin of Russia, told reporters the Christie: no formal relationship to
ter to the government and to one New York money laundering case. Kremlin had never heard of her. the Kremlin, but with very strong
senior, well-connected official. The elder Katsyv is now a vice Asked about possible links be- relations to the powers that be.”
Veselnitskaya, 42, earned her president of Russian Railways, a tween Veselnitskaya and the For- NEIL MacFARQUHAR and
status as the go-to lawyer for the state-owned railroad monopoly eign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, ANDREW E. KRAMER


Supporters Fight North Koreans in Russia Toil on the Cheap

China for Legacy VLADIVOSTOK, Russia — The work habits that delight dead last month in a squalid hos-

Of Dissident Across Western Europe and the Vladivostok homeowners are also tel. They also cut down trees in re-
generating sorely needed cash for
United States, immigrants from
mote logging encampments in the
poorer countries have become a the world’s most isolated regime. Russian Far East that resemble
BEIJING — As the life ebbs lightning rod for economic anxiet- Squeezed by international sanc- Stalin-era prison camps.
from Liu Xiaobo, China’s most ies over cheap labor. tions and unable to produce many A lengthy report on North Kore-
famous dissident and only Nobel Vladivostok, however, has ea- goods that anyone outside North an workers in Russia issued last
Peace Prize laureate, a battle is gerly embraced a new icon of bor- Korea wants to buy, the govern- year by the Data Base Center for
shaping up over his life, his legacy der-crushing globalization: the ment has sent tens of thousands North Korean Human Rights, a
and maybe even his remains. North Korean painter. of impoverished citizens to the group in Seoul, said the Workers’
It is a battle that other coun- Unlike migrant workers in former Soviet Union to earn mon- Party of Korea seizes 80 percent
tries are largely sitting out, even much of the West, destitute dec- ey for the state. of the wages earned by forestry
though Liu could become the first orators from North Korea are so Human rights groups say this workers and at least 30 percent of
Nobel laureate to die in state cus- welcome that they have helped state-controlled traffic amounts the salaries paid to laborers work-
tody since Carl von Ossietzky, the make Russia at least the equal of to a slave trade, but so desperate ing in construction.
German pacifist and foe of Nazism China as the world’s biggest user are conditions in North Korea that The human rights group es-
who died under guard in 1938. The of labor from the impoverished laborers often pay bribes to get timated that the North Korean
tepid international response to yet nuclear-armed country. sent to Russia. authorities earn at least $120 mil-
Liu’s case is a reflection of Chi- “They are fast, cheap and very North Korean laborers helped lion a year from laborers sent to
na’s rising power, and its ability to reliable, much better than Rus- build a new soccer stadium in Russia, a vital source of income
deflect pressure over its human sian workers,” Yulia Kravchenko, St. Petersburg to be used in next for a family dynasty founded,
rights record. a 32-year-old Vladivostok home- year’s World Cup. They are work- with Moscow’s backing, by Kim
The Chinese government has maker, said of the painters. “They ing on a luxury apartment com- Il-sung in 1948 and now headed
sequestered Liu in a hospital in do nothing but work from morn- plex in central Moscow, where by his 33-year-old grandson, Kim
northeast China and refused his ing until late at night.” two North Koreans were found Jong-un. ANDREW HIGGINS
request to go abroad for treat-
that he receives the best care for ‘Biological Annihilation’ Is Said to Be Underway
ment, saying it wants to ensure
his terminal liver cancer. The hos-
pital is surrounded by guards, and From the common barn swal- Autónoma de México in Mexico brates — mammals, birds, reptiles
Liu has been filmed lying still and low to the exotic giraffe, thou- City, acknowledged the study is and amphibians — are experienc-
frail in his bed. The footage, which sands of animal species are in written in unusually alarming ing declines and local population
shows him surrounded by doctors precipitous decline, a sign that an tones for an academic research losses. In most parts of the world,
praising his medical care, was re- irreversible era of mass extinction paper. mammal populations are losing 70
leased without his permission for is underway, new research finds. Ceballos emphasized that he percent of their members because
propaganda purposes. The study, published in the Pro- and his co-authors, Paul R. Eh- of habitat loss.
Liu’s supporters have ex- ceedings of the National Acade- rlich and Rodolfo Dirzo, both pro- In particular, they cite cheetahs,
pressed outrage, saying the gov- my of Sciences, calls the decline fessors at Stanford University, which have declined to around
ernment wants to control his last in animal populations a part of are not alarmists, but are using 7,000 members; Borneo and Su-
days in defiance of his lifelong the “ongoing sixth mass extinc- scientific data to back up their matran orangutans, of which
cause: the right of the individual tion” caused in large measure by assertions that significant popu- fewer than 5,000 remain; popula-
to live, speak and remember, free human destruction of animal hab- lation decline and possible mass tions of African lions, which have
of authoritarian control and cen- itats. Natural phenomena caused extinction of species all over the declined by 43 percent since 1993;
sorship. the previous five extinctions. world may be imminent. and giraffes, whose four species
“The key is control of his talk Gerardo Ceballos, a research- The study’s authors found that now number under 100,000 mem-
— they don’t want him to be able er at the Universidad Nacional about 30 percent of all land verte- bers. TATIANA SCHLOSSBERG
to speak freely,” said Perry Link,
a professor of Chinese at the Uni- In Brief
versity of California, Riverside.
“If he’s let out for treatment, he
could talk, and that’s what the re- New Inquiry Into Tainted-Blood Cases paign in Yemen because the disease’s rampant
gime is afraid of.” spread and the ravages of war there would make
On Tuesday, the hospital that Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday ordered such an effort ineffective. Jamie McGoldrick, the
is treating Liu said he had septic an inquiry into how contaminated blood in the 1970s United Nations aid coordinator in Yemen, said plans
shock and organ dysfunction, sug- and 1980s resulted in the deaths of at least 2,400 for preventive vaccination were being “set aside.”
gesting his condition was grim. people and infected thousands more, an episode He attributed the change to obstacles in delivering
The panoply of state censorship that members of Parliament have called “one of the vaccines in the middle of a conflict that has crippled
and propaganda around Liu is worst peacetime disasters in Britain’s history.” Brit- the country’s health system and hampered access
testament to his influence, almost ain’s health minister, Philip Dunne, told Parliament to some areas threatened by the disease. (NYT)
seven years after he was awarded the government would set up an independent inqui-
the Nobel Peace Prize, nearly a ry aimed at getting to the truth of what happened Court Suspends Ban on Cattle Sales
decade after he was last detained when patients received blood products infected
and sentenced to 11 years in pris- with H.I.V. or hepatitis C. It was not immediately India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended a
on for inciting subversion, and 28 clear what form the inquiry would take. (NYT) ban on the sale of cattle for slaughter, a decision ap-
years after the Communist Par- plauded by the beef and leather industries that are
ty denounced him as a seditious U.N. Suspending Plan for Vaccination mostly run by members of the Muslim minority. The
“black hand” for backing the stu- Hindu nationalist government of Prime Minister
dent protests that swept China in The United Nations said on Tuesday that it was Narendra Modi decreed in May that markets could
1989. CHRIS BUCKLEY suspending plans for a cholera vaccination cam- sell cattle only for agricultural purposes. (NYT)


Russia Story Refuses to Let the Page Turn In Brief

WASHINGTON — If President release of emails making clear news” and a “total hoax.” His Fires in California Are
Trump emerged from his meeting that Trump’s eldest son believed eldest son likewise had asserted
with President Vladimir V. Putin the Russian lawyer was seeking that talk of collusion was “dis- Early and Unpredictable
last week hoping he had begun to to meet with him to provide in- gusting” and “so phony.” At a min- Timber and brush parched
“move forward” from the contro- criminating information about imum, however, the emails show from a years-long dry spell
News versy over Russian Hillary Clinton as “part of Russia that Donald Trump Jr. was not and thick grass that grew after
Analysis election meddling, and its government’s support for only willing but eager to accept drought-busting winter down-
help advertised as coming from
his flight home the
Mr. Trump.”
pours are making for early and
next day made clear just how Every time the president tries the Russian government. “I love unpredictable wildfire behavior
overly optimistic that was. to put the furor behind him, more it,” he wrote. that California officials haven’t
On Saturday, a small cadre of disclosures thrust it back onto Joining him at the meeting with seen for years, if at all. Dense
Trump’s advisers huddled to craft the Washington agenda. Trump’s the Russian lawyer in June 2016 layers of new grass are providing
a statement for the president’s reversal on creating a joint cy- were Jared Kushner, a senior a “fine fuel” for flames that then
son, Donald J. Trump Jr., to give bersecurity team with Russia last White House adviser, and Paul gain speed and intensity by mov-
to The New York Times explain- weekend fueled criticism. Now J. Manafort, then the campaign ing through “standing dead fuel”
ing why he met last summer with people close to Trump and to his chairman and a veteran political made up of vegetation and trees
a lawyer connected to the Rus- legal effort are engaged in a cir- operative with longstanding that shriveled during the state’s
sian government. Participants cular firing squad, anonymously ties to a pro-Russia party in six-year drought, said Kathleen
debated how transparent to be in blaming each other for the deci- Ukraine. Both Donald Trump Jr. Schori with the California Depart-
the statement, according to peo- sions of the last few days. and the Russian lawyer, Natalia ment of Forestry and Fire Protec-
ple familiar with the discussions. The emails, which Donald Veselnitskaya, have said that no tion. The result, she said, could be
Ultimately, they said, the pres- Trump Jr. released after learning incriminating information about a longer and more destructive fire
ident signed off on a statement The Times had obtained copies Clinton was actually passed season than California has expe-
from Donald Trump Jr. for The and was about to publish them, along during the meeting at rienced in a while. The authorities
Times that was so incomplete undercut the president’s line of Trump Tower but she did discuss said on Tuesday that at least 41
that it required day after day defense in the Russia inquiry. For American sanctions imposed on homes had been destroyed near
of follow-up statements, each months, Trump has dismissed Russian human rights offenders. Oroville, about 150 miles north-
more revealing than the last. It suspicions of collusion between PETER BAKER east of San Francisco. (AP)
culminated on Tuesday with the Russia and his team as “fake and MAGGIE HABERMAN
Republicans Vow to Unveil New Senate Care Bill Climate Deal Proposed
A plan to extend California’s
signature climate initiative for
WASHINGTON — Senate Re- uled August recess by two weeks. The revised bill is expected to another decade takes aim at toxic
publican leaders, facing their res- But pessimism still pervad- include a $45 billion fund to help air in the polluted neighborhoods
tive colleagues after the Fourth ed the Capitol on Tuesday. Sen. combat the opioid epidemic, as around refineries and factories.
of July recess, vowed on Tuesday Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, said well as a provision allowing con- California’s existing program
to press ahead with their effort to Tuesday that he was “very pessi- sumers to use health savings ac- known as cap-and-trade puts a
repeal and replace the Affordable mistic” about passing a bill, while counts to pay for premiums. limit on the state’s overall green-
Care Act, with a fresh version of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said it Senate Republicans are also house gas emissions and re-
their bill on Thursday. was “very possible, very proba- likely to keep a pair of taxes im- quires polluters to buy and trade
The weeklong recess only ble” that the Senate bill was dead. posed by the Affordable Care Act allowances to emit carbon. One
seemed to generate more doubts Changes are coming, but none on people with high incomes. The of a pair bills negotiated by Gov.
about the Senate bill, but Sen. that are likely to radically alter law increased the payroll tax rate Jerry Brown and top lawmakers
Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the the estimate by the Congressional for many high-income taxpayers would extend that program. The
majority leader, signaled he was Budget Office that 22 million few- and imposed a surtax on their other part of the plan is an air
not ready to give up on his party’s er people would have health in- investment income. Both taxes quality bill. Both bills could clear
promise to gut President Barack surance in 2026 under the Senate would be repealed by the House the full Legislature by Thursday
Obama’s signature domestic health care bill than under the Af- bill and by the original version of evening. (AP)
achievement. Accusing Demo- fordable Care Act. A new estimate McConnell’s bill.
crats of obstructionism, he said he is expected from the budget office THOMAS KAPLAN Monkeys Vex Park
would delay the Senate’s sched- early next week. and ROBERT PEAR
There’s an upswing in monkey
Seeking Answers at Site of Marine Crash That Killed 16 business in and around a state
park in Florida, where bands of
non-native rhesus macaques live
LEFLORE COUNTY, Miss. across farmland and rural roads. Six of the Marines and the Navy along a river that is popular with
— Military investigators picked The plane, carrying 15 Ma- corpsman belonged to the Second kayakers and tourists. Officials
through the still-smoking wreck- rines and one Navy corpsman, Marine Raider Battalion, based at have closed two walking areas
age of a Marine Corps transport belonged to Marine Aerial Refu- Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, at Silver Springs State Park
plane on Tuesday, trying to learn eler Transport Squadron 452, a said Maj. Nicholas Mannweiler, a because of unwanted monkey
what caused the aircraft, part of a Reserve unit based at Stewart spokesman for the Marines’ Spe- interactions with park guests. An
Reserve unit based in New York, Air National Guard Base in New- cial Operations Command. The observation deck and a board-
to plunge into a soybean field in burgh, N.Y., the Marine Reserve command is the newest — and, walk are off-limits because the
the Mississippi Delta, killing 16 said on Tuesday. The flight was at about 2,800 troops, the small- primates have essentially taken
service members. headed to Naval Air Facility El est — of the military’s elite special over. Researchers estimate 150 to
The KC-130 plane burst into Centro in California and was operations forces, along with the 200 wild rhesus macaques live at
flames on impact Monday, scat- transporting personnel and better-known Navy Seals and Ar- the park and an unknown num-
tering fiery debris and bodies equipment, the Reserve said. my Special Forces. (NYT) ber live outside. (AP)


F.D.A. Deal Eases Rule on Faulty Devices THE MARKETS

WASHINGTON — Makers the House of Representatives on clearly as they can,” said Scott DJIA NASDAQ S & P 500
of cardiac defibrillators, insu- Wednesday. Whitaker, president and chief ex- 0.55 16.91 1.90
lin pumps, breast implants and The current draft compels the ecutive of AdvaMed, the medical ↗ 0.00% ↗ 0.27% ↘ 0.08%
other medical devices might be F.D.A. to speed medical devices device trade group. 21,409.07 6,193.31 2,425.53
able to delay reporting danger- onto the market faster than ever. But consumer advocates point
ous malfunctions to the Food and But, at a time when the F.D.A. ac- to problems where initial reports EUROPE
Drug Administration under an knowledges that medical device of device malfunctions did not
agreement heading for a vote in mishaps are vastly underreport- involve any injuries, but later BRITAIN GERMANY FRANCE
Congress. ed, a provision in the bill says the evidence began to surface. They FTSE 100 DAX CAC 40
Device makers will still have agency should allow companies pointed to cardiac defibrillators 40.27 8.90 25.04
to quickly report any injuries or to report malfunctions every that ran out of batteries; the ↘ 0.55% ↘ 0.07% ↘ 0.48%
deaths related to their products, three months, rather than within power morcellator, designed for 7,329.76 12,437.02 5,140.60
but they would have more time to 30 days of a problem. laparoscopic surgery to remove
file reports on devices that may Industry executives dispute uterine fibroids, which spread ASIA/PACIFIC
not be working properly, and critics’ claims that underreport- cancer through patients’ bodies;
have the potential for injury. ing of faulty devices is wide- a type of breast implant that is JAPAN HONG KONG CHINA
The deal is part of a pact be- spread, and note the new pro- linked to a rare cancer; and the NIKKEI 225 HANG SENG SHANGHAI
tween the F.D.A. and the $148 posal would not affect their duty superbug-bearing duodenos- 114.50 377.58 9.45
billion device industry. Rene- to notify the F.D.A. of what are cope, whose design flaws made it ↗ 0.57% ↗ 1.48% ↘ 0.29%
gotiated every five years, the called “adverse events,” meaning virtually impossible to disinfect. 20,195.48 25,877.64 3,203.18
agreement includes the fees incidents that involve any harm The F.D.A. will develop a list of
that device makers must pay for to consumers. high-risk devices that will qualify AMERICAS
the agency to review their prod- “All of our companies report for the quarterly reports.
ucts. It is scheduled for a vote in adverse events quickly and as SHEILA KAPLAN CANADA BRAZIL MEXICO
Mississippi Nissan Workers Seek Vote on Unionizing ↗ 43.86 ↗ 806.68 ↘ 106.58
15,149.14 63,832.15 50,510.23
The United Auto Workers Nissan plant in Canton, Miss. In turnover. Workers also cite safety
union has waged a long and most- a statement, the U.A.W. cited “a concerns. The company has been COMMODITIES/BONDS
ly futile campaign to organize fac- pattern of labor abuses by Nis- fined by the Occupational Safety
tories in the South, where much san against its predominantly and Health Administration for GOLD 10-YR. TREAS. CRUDE OIL
of the nation’s auto production African-American work force in several incidents over the last
has shifted. Now the union sees a Mississippi” and noted that the five years. ↗ 1.50 ↘ 0.01 ↗ 0.63
breakthrough in sight. plant was “one of only three Nis- To petition for an election, a $1,213.60 2.36% $45.23
On Tuesday, the U.A.W. said a san facilities in the world” that union must show support from at
petition for a union election had lack a union. least 30 percent of the rank-and-
been filed by employees at a Nis- The plant is a key part of Nis- file workers, and rarely does so FOREIGN EXCHANGE
san plant in Mississippi. It asked san’s growth in the American with less than 50 percent. But the
for a vote within a month. market. The factory makes sev- challenge facing the union this Fgn. currency Dollars in
in Dollars fgn.currency
A victory would be a major eral different models, including time could be far greater than
prize in a traditionally hostile the Altima sedan, Murano S.U.V. during the Tennessee campaign. Australia (Dollar) .7634 1.3099
region. The effort comes almost and Titan pickup truck. “Nissan has been hard nut to Bahrain (Dinar) 2.6566 3.2542
Brazil (Real)
three-and-a-half years after the Employees complain the crack for the U.A.W.,” said Kris- Britain (Pound) 1.2844 .7786
union’s last major election at a company relies too heavily on tin Dziczek, a labor expert at the Canada (Dollar) .7745 1.2912
Volkswagen plant in Chattanoo- contract workers, whose hourly Center for Automotive Research. China (Yuan) .1470 6.8010
ga, Tenn., ended in defeat. wages are substantially lower, “Mississippi is very challenging.” Denmark (Krone) .1543 6.4828
Union officials announced the but who they say get cushier NOAM SCHEIBER Dom. Rep. (Peso) .0213 46.9000
Egypt (Pound)
organizing milestone near the assignments as a way to reduce and BILL VLASIC Europe (Euro) 1.1463 .8724
Hong Kong (Dollar) .1280 7.8122
Takata Expands Its Recall, Citing New Airbag Hazard Japan (Yen) .0088 17.9020
Mexico (Peso)
Norway (Krone) .1208 8.2766
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Takata has added an additional 2012, according to Takata, of Ja- company used a variety of chem- So. Africa (Rand) .0738 13.5592
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of industry-funded organiza- as she met privately with indus- yses that government agencies,
tions opposed to environmental try representatives. short on staff, could use to expe-
rules and at least three people And the Defense Department dite changes. Stocks on the Move
who were registered to lobby the and the Department of Homeland “You may say this is an agen-
agencies they now work for. Security provided the titles for cy’s job, but the agencies are to- Stocks that moved substantially or traded
At the Education Department most appointees to their review tally overloaded,” Luxton said. heavily on Tuesday:
alone, two members of the dereg- teams, but not names. DANIELLE IVORY and Rent-a-Center Inc., up 99 cents to
ulation team were most recently With billions of dollars at stake ROBERT FATURECHI $12.09. The company said its board of
directors rejected a takeover offer of $15 a
Billions in Chinese Purchases Alarm Canadians share from Vintage Capital Management.
Citrix Systems Inc., down $1.37 to
$78.56. The technology company said
VANCOUVER, British Colum- nese purchases on its home turf. Many of those transactions its chief financial officer, David Henshall,
bia — No nursing home wants Recent purchases have included have little to do with national se- would take over as chief executive from
to be known for uncertainty and big oil companies, swank office curity or other sensitive issues. Kirill Tatarinov effective immediately.
intrigue. buildings and cutting-edge tech The anxieties, said Yuen Pau J.C. Penney Co., up 8 cents to $4.56. The
So a Canadian retirement home firms. That last set has raised Woo, who represents British Co- company said Edward Record is stepping
chain found itself in an uncom- objections in the United States as lumbia in Canada’s Senate, reflect down as chief financial officer to pursue
fortable position last year when it well as Canada from those wor- “a longstanding tradition to sim- other interests.
agreed to be bought by a political- ried that they could give China ply be suspicious of and preju- Pearson PLC, down 45 cents to $8.36.
ly connected Chinese company access to sensitive technologies. diced against foreign ownership.” The British publishing company is selling
with a shadowy group of owners. “There’s an emerging pattern The value of Chinese direct in- a 22 percent stake in Penguin Random
Regulators approved the deal here of being naïve with regard vestment in Canada increased House to Germany’s Berteslmann, the
even though the buyer was under to China, and lax with regard to nearly fivefold between 2007 and co-owner of the business.
U.S. regulatory scrutiny. national security,” said Michael 2015. Chinese buyers have struck Snap Inc., down $1.52 to $15.47. The
Today, the chairman of the Byers, a Canada Research Chair nearly $43 billion in Canadian parent company of he disappearing-mes-
Chinese buyer, Anbang Insur- at the University of British Co- deals over the last seven years, sage service Snapchat slumped after clos-
ance Group, is being held by the lumbia. according to Dealogic. ing below its IPO price on Monday.
Chinese police for undisclosed That leaves Canadian officials But that closeness has caused Devon Energy Corp., up 80 cents to
reasons. Critics say the deal rep- in a fix. China has helped lift Can- tensions. Many Canadians blame $30.53. Energy companies moved higher
resents the latest example of Can- ada’s economy with billions of dol- Chinese money for soaring home in tandem with prices for oil and natural
ada’s lax attitude toward Chinese lars a year in exports. Its invest- prices in places like Vancouver, gas.
money flooding into the country. ments are often in businesses like and perceive a softening of Ca- T. Rowe Price Group, down $1.89 to
Canada is grappling with how nursing homes that could use the nadian positions on topics like $75.16. Financial companies fell more
to handle billions of dollars of Chi- money. human rights. KEVIN A. WONG than the rest of the market. (AP)


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Feeding a Crowd Without Going Crazy Of New Seafood Initiative
Informing the public and the restaurant in-
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I haven’t had a working oven for nearly a FALL IN LOVE WITH A SPECIFIC DISH THAT a decades-long mission of a number of groups,
month now. (Mice chewed through some of the SCALES WELL. Then tell your entire family that, including Seafood
wires, which is a different story and not one I as they did with the stepdog, they will now Watch at the Monte-
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But I cook nightly dinners for another adult can be made in different ways. It takes mere with the James Beard
and the four teenage girls in my so-called moments to prepare, packs a flavor punch and Foundation have
blended family. Cooking for the many is the gives everyone their own little bit of protein. joined the effort with
overlooked flip side of cooking for the few and Dishes that can be prepared assembly-line Smart Catch, a pro-
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There are others who take their big meals for egg, and you can manage the drop into the oil. founder of Microsoft.
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for her five children and still hosts giant Sun- hold multiple pieces of chicken and potatoes, started one month ago, and already about 200
day dinners, which are very big in Mormon savory slab pies and layers of simply salted restaurants across the country have signed
families like hers. zucchini. A rice cooker will conceal your lack of on; nearly half of them have earned the right
To begin with, we need large pots. We need inspiration with carbs. to display the Smart Catch emblem: james-
recipes that can be doubled perfectly, with little RELY ON INGREDIENTS YOU ALWAYS HAVE IN THE
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speakers, to play loud music over our internal diced chicken, deep bowls of pasta and some- Turns to Cheese Making
screams when someone comes into the kitchen thing resembling tacos. One of my indispens-
and starts eating peanut butter crackers. Wine able ingredients, believe it or not, is ketchup, Josh Pond, a blueberry farm in Whiting,
is optional, but advised. the base of this weirdly delicious stir-fry made Me., has branched into cheese. The farm’s
Here are some essential tips, gleaned from special with smoked paprika. goats provide the milk for some of the small
other cooks, and from my own kitchen. DEAL WITH DIETS, ALLERGIES AND PHOBIAS batches of artisanal raw-milk cheeses. An-
FORM A BATTLE PLAN, EARLY. My Sunday ritual CREATIVELY. There is no need to make four other cheese, Beauregarde, is made using
involves pulling out cookbooks, opening reci- different dinners. Kristina Peterson, who cow’s milk from
pe websites and grabbing for the scrap paper covers Capitol Hill for The Wall Street Jour- the neighboring
on which I always have three lists: meals I will nal and hails from a blended family, said her Tide Mill Farm,
make Monday through Thursday (Hungry on stepmother once dealt with a holiday meal by and is available
Friday? Hit the leftovers!), a shopping list for making crepes ahead of time, and serving up in New York for
the farmers’ market and one for the regular a variety of fillings. There was chicken, spin- the first time. It’s
grocery store. ach and whole-grain mustard; creamy chicken a firm, smooth
Flake takes this a step further, by planning and shrimp with dill; and for the vegetarians, tomme-style
her meals for the entire month and making her a spinach-artichoke mixture with sliced Brie. cheese with a PHOTOGRAPHS BY TONY CENICOLA/
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that every meal won’t be your favorite,” she said, including her stepmother’s three chil- flavor. Josh Pond’s wild blueberry preserves
said. Everyone gets to veto two items, based on dren, her father, her own boyfriend, her broth- are lovely alongside: Beauregarde from Josh
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A Battle for Europe’s Last Primeval Forest

POSTOLOWO, Poland — In June, some of bark beetles. Logging is also an important gates adopted a decision in which they urged
30 protesters assembled at dawn in this tiny source of jobs for local residents. Polish government to halt logging in the for-
village in northeast Poland. At the edge of “They want to destroy the forest,” said Mar- est, especially in old-growth tree stands.
a woodland, they chained themselves to a iusz Agiejczyk, a deputy forest district man- “It’s a unique biological laboratory, in which
forest harvester that can cut up to 200 trees a ager. He said the infestation had killed 10,000 we can observe how natural processes worked
day, making a statement against large-scale acres of forest. “If it weren’t for those so-called 10,000 years ago,” said Tomasz Wesolowski, a
logging in the last primeval forest in Europe. ecologists, we could have saved it.” forest biologist at the University of Wroclaw.
“This is a sacred ground, and we need to But the protesters say all invasive opera- “To move anything within it is a barbarity.”
protect it,” said Klaudia Wojciechowicz, a tions in the forest endanger its ecosystem. The protest staged in Postolowo was just
41-year-old artist. They are supported by the European Union, one in a series of civil disobedience acts orga-
The Bialowieza Forest, a United Nations whose executive branch has warned the gov- nized here recently by environmentalists.
World Heritage site, has been a battleground ernment that if it does not stop the logging, it Government officials say Bialowieza is
for more than a year between Poland’s gov- will be sued by the European Court of Justice. not a so-called virgin forest, which is usually
ernment and scientists and environmental The United Nations Educational, Scientific defined as having spontaneously generated
advocates. Polish officials argue that logging and Cultural Organization is on their side, too. itself with a variety of tree species, sizes and
protects the forest from a violent infestation Last week, at a meeting in Krakow, the dele- age classes and with minimal interference
from humans.
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But His Emails Mini-Donald’s Major Fail

Sometimes the apple doesn’t fall far from the
All along, the truth was right there in Donald said then. “I can’t think of bigger lies.” tree, and sometimes the apple must be thrown
Trump Jr.’s emails, which he released public- He might try thinking a little harder, espe- under the bus so that the tree and a few of its
ly on Twitter Tuesday after learning The New cially about his multiple conflicting accounts most crucial limbs don’t tumble to the forest
York Times was about to publish their con- of what transpired with Veselnitskaya. On floor, where they’ll be used as firewood by
tents. The emails confirm what the president, Sunday, he said that he had told Manafort and Democrats.
his son and others have denied repeatedly for Kushner “nothing of the substance” of the Is that the fruity fate of Donald Trump Jr.?
more than a year: top members of the Trump meeting in advance. But the subject line of the On Tuesday, he released a chain of emails
campaign met with representatives of the Rus- exchange with Goldstone, which Trump for- from June of last year that prove he was eager
sian government in the expectation of help in warded to both men, read, “Russia – Clinton to get dirt on Hillary Clinton from a represen-
damaging Hillary Clinton and getting Donald – private and confidential.” Donald Trump Jr. tative of Russia.
Trump elected. On June 3, 2016, Donald Trump appears to be in real legal jeopardy. Federal It was the most jaw-dropping development
Jr. received an email from Rob Goldstone, a campaign finance law prohibits political cam- yet in an already-surreal presidency, and mak-
former British tabloid reporter, telling him that paigns from soliciting any “thing of value” from ing sense of it requires some conjecture.
a Russian government lawyer had “offered to foreign nationals. By that standard, Trump’s But evaluating the damage doesn’t. This
provide the Trump campaign with documents acceptance of the offer to see Veselnitskaya erodes whatever credibility President Trump
and information that would incriminate Hil- certainly looks bad. Any charges along these and those in his inner circle had left. They have
lary and her dealings with Russia.” lines could be filed by Robert Mueller III, the characterized questions about the Trump
Goldstone went on, “This is obviously very special counsel overseeing the Russia inves- campaign’s possible cooperation with Russia
high level and sensitive information but is part tigation, or by the Justice Department under as ludicrous.
of Russia and its government’s support for Mr. the direction of Deputy Attorney General Rod And yet here is a document showing the no-
Trump.”At this point, any halfway competent Rosenstein. Meanwhile, Republicans in Con- tion of such a concerted effort was dangled be-
and ethical campaign would have contacted gress are maintaining their head-between- fore the eyes of Trump’s eldest son.
the F.B.I. In President Trump’s world, ethics is the-knees position as the Trump plane spirals With the walls closing in around Donald Jr.,
for suckers. His son wrote back to Goldstone, downward. Goldstone ended his email to Don- I wouldn’t be surprised if he says that he didn’t
“If it’s what you say, I love it especially later ald by saying, “I can also send this info to your really believe the written claim that this was
in the summer” — when he probably assumed father” through his personal assistant. Donald “very high level and sensitive information”
it would do the most damage. On June 9, the Trump Jr. has flatly denied that his father had from the Russian government itself.
younger Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian any knowledge of the meeting, but that’s hard When The New York Times first disclosed
lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, who has con- to believe given who was in attendance, and the meeting in an article on Saturday, he re-
nections to the Kremlin. Also attending were impossible to accept given how untruthful the leased a statement implying that the meeting’s
Paul Manafort, the campaign chairman, and younger Trump has been. purpose was to discuss Russian adoptions.
Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law On Tuesday, President Trump offered only A day later, he changed his story, admitting
and now a senior White House adviser. a bloodless note of support for Donald Jr. in a he had been led to expect material “helpful to
What happened at the meeting? Nothing, statement released by his press office: “My the campaign” and he cut the meeting off when
according to Donald Trump Jr. Less than two son is a high-quality person and I applaud his the Russian lawyer diverted the discussion to-
months later, CNN asked him about allega- transparency.” But transparency is one of the ward adoptions.
tions that Russia was trying to help his father’s many things, along with credibility, that this The emails released on Tuesday appear to
campaign. “It’s disgusting, it’s so phony,” he administration lacks. contradict his insistence in the second state-
ment that Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort
The Challenges After Mosul knew nothing about the meeting’s intent.
Flash back to July 24 of last summer, which
was just a month and a half after the meeting
Iraq’s prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, and responsibility for stabilizing their country, with the Russian lawyer, and Donald Jr.’s re-
Iraqi security forces deserved to celebrate but they cannot do it without help. One unan- sponse when the CNN anchor Jake Tapper
after re-establishing control over Mosul. The swered question is how to ensure that Iraq’s asked him about the Clinton campaign’s asser-
celebration should be brief. There is still plenty Shiite-led government guarantees the Sunni tion that Russians could be engaged in “a plot
of urgent work to be done to stabilize Iraq and minority security and brings Sunnis into the to help Donald Trump.”
Syria while also working to counter the Islamic political process. Its failure to do so created the “It just goes to show you their exact moral
State’s insidious ideology. A new report about fertile ground in which ISIS flourished. compass,” Donald Jr. said, in what will go down
the high civilian casualty rate demands that Abadi has been more inclusive, but there is as one of the most priceless instances ever of
President Trump and the Pentagon rethink a long way to go. Serious efforts are also need- the psychological phenomenon of projection.
how the war is being fought. ed to curb corruption. Preventing Iran from Donald Jr. is on the hot seat now.
The focus among ISIS’s foes has been killing expanding its influence in Iraq and in Syria, Of course Papa poo-poo’ed it, releasing a
the terrorists in Iraq and in Syria, where Amer- where with Russia it is a major ally of the Assad statement Tuesday afternoon that vouched,
ican-backed Syrian forces are closer to recap- regime, is also important. Left unaddressed, “My son is a high-quality person.”
turing ISIS headquarters, in Raqqa. such situations will continue to roil Iraqi pol- I wonder whether Ivanka factors into this.
The Trump administration has so far failed itics and lead to new conflicts that ISIS can ex- Among the Trump children, she always sopped
to put forward a comprehensive strategy to ploit. Another dilemma is what to do about the up the most lavish praise. She was cast as his
deal with postwar reconstruction in Mosul ISIS fighters who are melting back into local secret weapon. Such a designation eluded
and other challenges. The White House is re- communities to regroup. There must also be Donald Jr. When he met with the Russian law-
portedly debating whether to get involved in efforts at the local level to persuade young peo- yer, was he clumsily trying to maneuver his
Iraq’s long-term recovery, the kind of overseas ple not to join militant groups that manipulate way to greater utility, favor and relevance?
venture Trump disparaged during the election Islam for violent purposes. Iraq squandered Enamored of loyalty and deaf to charges of
campaign. His proposal to greatly reduce the one opportunity to remake itself into a stable nepotism and conflict of interest, Trump has
State Department aid budget would limit what and pluralistic country. With ISIS on the run, it kept his kids in a tight circle around him. To sur-
America could do. Iraqis bear the primary should seize this second chance. vive, he may have to push this bad apple away.


Williams and Konta Advance to Semifinals In Brief

WIMBLEDON, England — defeating second-seeded Simona past the third round in her 35
Playing at Wimbledon for the Halep, 6-7 (2), 7-6 (5), 6-4. previous career majors, defeat- Jordan Joins Group
20th time, Venus Williams is in the Halep would have taken over ed Coco Vandeweghe, 6-3, 6-3. Bidding for Marlins
semifinals for the 10th time. from Angelique Kerber as the The match, which began on No. 1 Michael Jordan has joined the
Williams advanced to the semi- top-ranked player if she had won. Court, was suspended by showers investment group led by Derek
finals for the second year in a row Instead, Karolina Pliskova will be at 2-2 in the second set and then Jeter that is trying to buy the
by beating Jelena Ostapenko, 6-3, No. 1 player. Pliskova lost in the was moved to Centre Court. Miami Marlins. Jordan’s spokes-
7-5, on Tuesday. second round, and Kerber lost in A lingering right shoulder inju- woman, Estee Portnoy, confirmed
Williams, 37, made her Wimble- the fourth round. ry flared up in Novak Djokovic’s Jordan’s involvement Tuesday.
don debut a few weeks after Osta- In the other women’s semifinal victory over 51st-ranked Adrian Jordan, an N.B.A. Hall of Famer,
penko, 20, was born. Williams last match, Garbiñe Muguruza, the Mannarino in the fourth round owns the Charlotte Hornets and
won the title in 2008, but reached No. 14 seed, will play Magdalena on Tuesday, adding a measure of is expected to assume a minority
the semifinals last year. Rybarikova. Muguruza beat Svet- doubt to his quarterfinal match ownership role if Jeter’s group
Williams went up a break early lana Kuznetsova, 6-3, 6-4. against 11th-seeded Tomas buys the Marlins. Commissioner
in both sets against Ostapenko, Muguruza, the 2015 Wimbledon Berdych on Wednesday. Rob Manfred said Marlins owner
the French Open champion. But runner-up, saved all three break “It’s been something that I’ve Jeffrey Loria was soon expected
Ostapenko broke back in the sec- points she faced and did a good been dragging back and forth for to choose a winning bid from
ond set and pushed the score to job of defending, focused more on a while now,” said Djokovic, who among three groups seeking to
5-5. A few unforced errors later, keeping the ball in the court than won 6-2, 7-6 (5), 6-4. “But I’m still buy the team, and all have offered
Williams broke again for a 6-5 lead going for winners. managing to play, which is the about the same amount of money.
before serving out the match. “If she plays like she played to- most important thing.” One group is led by Jeter, a former
Williams will next face Johan- day,” Kuznetsova said, “she has all Later, when asked in Serbian Yankees shortstop and a 14-time
na Konta of Britain on Thursday. the chances to win the title.” about the injury, Djokovic said All-Star. A second group includes
Konta, the No. 6 seed, advanced to Rybarikova, a Slovakian ranked through a translator: “I don’t former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida
the semifinals for the first time by 87th who had never even been want to talk about it.” (AP) and the Massachusetts business-

Paris and Los Angeles Rise as Favorites for Games man Tagg Romney, and the third
group is led by the South Florida
businessman Jorge Mas.
The International Olympic hosts of separate Games simul- Paris and Los Angeles are also
Committee on Tuesday solidified taneously is an effort by the I.O.C. being viewed as cities that might Coyotes Name Coach
an unusual plan to award the 2024 to counter diminished interest help reform the Olympics by using The Arizona Coyotes named
and 2028 Summer Olympics at the shown by democratic nations in mostly existing and temporary fa- Rick Tocchet as coach, replacing
same time in September, with one hosting the Olympics amid exor- cilities to reduce prohibitive costs Dave Tippett, who parted ways
to be hosted by Paris and the other bitant costs, white-elephant stadi- in staging the Games. with the franchise after last sea-
by Los Angeles. ums, widespread corruption, ram- While it is impossible to gauge son. Tocchet, 53, spent the past
Paris is favored to hold the pant doping and limited appeal to in advance the voting preferences three seasons as an assistant
Games in 2024, the centenary of the youth audience. of delegates of the I.O.C., Paris is of the Pittsburgh Penguins, a
the last time it hosted the Olym- The eagerness of Paris and considered the 2024 favorite for a stint that included consecutive
pics, while Los Angeles is expect- Los Angeles to host the Summer number of reasons. Stanley Cup championships. He
ed to hold the Summer Games for Games serves as a welcome re- The self-regarding I.O.C. also played 18 seasons in the N.H.L.
a third time in 2028. buttal for the I.O.C. to the embar- likes to pat itself on the back as a and helped the Penguins win the
If the two cities cannot agree rassing withdrawals of Boston, restorative institution and could Stanley Cup in 1992. (AP)
on a hosting arrangement by Rome, Budapest and Hamburg, view the awarding of the 2024
then, only the 2024 Games will be Germany, as candidate cities to Games as a chance to help Paris M.L.B. BASEBALL
awarded in September, but that host the 2024 Olympics. Only Par- continue to recover from recent TUESDAY
seems unlikely at this point. is and Los Angeles remain in the terrorist attacks. American League 2, National League 1
The rare decision to name the bidding for those Games. JERÉ LONGMAN 10 innings

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An Ageless Wonder Continues to Thrill In Brief

WIMBLEDON, England — If Venus
you hunt for symbolism, it was Williams Kenseth Replaced
there in abundance over the last during her Joe Gibbs Racing is replacing
few days at Wimbledon as Venus Nascar’s oldest full-time driver
Williams faced down the genera- 6-3, 7-5 with one of the youngest as the
tion gap. victory series undergoes a rapid chang-
On Tennis over Jelena
Naomi Osaka, 19, ing of the guard. Erik Jones will
Christopher in the third round. Ostapenko, drive the No. 20 Toyota for Gibbs
Clarey Ana Konjuh, 19, in the French next season. That has been Matt
the fourth round. Open Kenseth’s seat since 2013, and
Jelena Ostapenko, 20, in the quar- champion. he has won a lot of races for the
terfinals on Tuesday. organization. But Kenseth is 45,
All three of Williams’s most and Jones is 21. Plus, Jones is
recent opponents were born in SHAUN BOTTERILL/GETTY IMAGES on a one-year loaner contract to
1997, the year she made her Wim- Gibbs’s sister team Furniture
bledon debut. Although Williams has given the ones who followed the lead of Row Racing, and Gibbs had to
Twenty years later, Williams is no indication that this will be her Monica Seles and took the game put Jones somewhere in 2018.
part of the lore, and while many of final Wimbledon, it is a full-circle to a new, more relentlessly ag- Kenseth is the veteran at Gibbs,
those who have watched her from moment in at least one sense. gressive place from the baseline. which has the 2015 champion
the start are feeling nostalgic, When she made her debut in 1997, High unforced error counts could Kyle Busch, the Daytona 500
Williams, 37, is more concerned she did so without her younger be lived with as long as there winner Denny Hamlin and the
with her tennis future. sister Serena Williams. This year, were plenty of winners. reigning Xfinity Series champion
On Tuesday, after fending off she is again here without Serena, “They are the ones who Daniel Suarez. (AP)
Ostapenko, the newly crowned who is approaching her eighth changed the sport,” said Sam
French Open champion, 6-3, 7-5, month of pregnancy. Sumyk, the veteran French Kittel Sprints to Victory
Williams was asked what age she Their father and longtime coach. “Everybody else is still
feels inside. “I don’t know; I don’t coach, Richard Williams, is also catching up, in a way.” Marcel Kittel has no serious
think about it,” she said. absent. At 26, Konta represents the challenger for the King of the
Williams is two victories from “Even if it’s not physically, new wave. She is tall, powerful Sprint title at this year’s Tour
her sixth and most improbable they’re definitely here with me,” and mobile, with a balanced all- de France. Kittel, of Germany,
Wimbledon singles title, which Venus Williams said. “They’re court game. won the 10th stage with remark-
would be her first since 2008. fighting right alongside me.” If Konta can keep her nerve in able ease Tuesday, while Chris
But she is about to run into For now, only one Williams her first Wimbledon semifinal, Froome of Britain retained the
another power player: Johanna sister has a chance to keep the she will be a formidable oppo- yellow jersey for the overall race
Konta, the first British woman to Wimbledon singles trophy in the nent, all the more so with the Cen- leader. Kittel crossed the line
reach this late stage of Wimble- family. tre Court crowd behind her. ahead of his fellow German John
don since Virginia Wade in 1978. The power she is defending But Williams has been blocking Degenkolb. The stage took the
Konta did it by rallying past Si- against is another Williams sister out the noise and playing for her peloton on a flat, 111-mile run in
mona Halep, 6-7 (2), 7-6 (5), 6-4. legacy. Venus and Serena were own reasons for a long time. southwestern France. (AP)
Women on Trump’s Turf Tune Out Awkwardness

ONEIDA, Wis. — The man, Lexi Thompson met the president, and doesn’t
part of the same generation as signed autographs particularly care to. After he was
President Trump, approached during a practice elected, she sent out a tweet ex-
the American Cristie Kerr, a for- pressing her disappointment.
mer women’s world No. 1, in front round on Tuesday Since Salas was a child, she has
of the clubhouse at at the Trump dreamed of winning the Open.
On GOlf Thornberry Creek, National Golf Because of her background,
Karen where the L.P.G.A. Club. Salas has become a target, as her
Crouse last week held its first Twitter feed can attest, for groups
event in metropolitan protesting the president’s ties
Green Bay. to golf. She said she sought the
He told Kerr that it was his first advice of her parents on what to
time watching in person some do about this Open. They told her
of the best female golfers in the DOUG MILLS/THE NEW YORK TIMES she absolutely had to play, and
world. “You girls look heavier on The juxtaposition of Trump, accomplished women whose Salas agreed.
TV,” he said. who has alienated women’s experience with the president is According to L.P.G.A. officials,
The event served as the final rights activists with his policies, very different from their own? no players are sitting out the
tuneup for the 72nd United States cabinet picks and public postur- And how do the players rec- tournament because of where it
Women’s Open, which figures to ing, and the premier women’s golf oncile the outside outrage over is being held. The United States
attract more attention than the event in the country over which the sexist culture that Trump’s Golf Association awarded the
one 10 years ago at Pine Needles he presides has placed partici- tweets and actions seem to Open to the Bedminster club in
in Southern Pines, N.C., when pants in an awkward position. reflect with their personal expe- 2012.
Kerr won her first major title. How do they reconcile their rience with him as a respectful “Women’s golf is in such a crit-
The championship is being ambitions as strong, accom- supporter of women’s golf? ical position right now that in or-
held at Trump National Golf Club plished women with the expecta- Lizette Salas, an American der to make a difference we have
in Bedminster, N.J. tions thrust upon them by strong, of Mexican ancestry, has never to keep playing,” Salas said.

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