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FROM THE PAGES OF Midnight in New York

MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017 FROM THE PAGES OF © 2017 The New York Times
Hopes Dim for Inquiries on Russia Ties C.I.A. TO EXPAND

WASHINGTON — In a secured way. fearsome investigator of Demo- ITS COVERT ROLE
room in the basement of the Cap- But the problems extend be- crats. He added, “The notion that
itol in July, Jared Kushner, Pres- yond that panel. All three com- one side is playing the part of de- IN AFGHANISTAN
ident Trump’s son-in-law and mittees looking into Russian fense attorney and that the other
senior adviser, fielded question interference — one in the House, side is just these white hat de-
after question from members of two in the Senate — have run fenders of the truth is laughable.”
the House Intelligence Commit- into problems, from insufficient Instead, he said, he is looking to WASHINGTON — The C.I.A. is
tee. Though the allotted time for staffing to fights over when the Robert S. Mueller III, the special expanding its covert operations in
the grilling had expired, he of- committees should wrap up their counsel, to conduct an apolitical Afghanistan, sending small teams
fered to stick around as long as investigations. The Senate Judi- investigation. of highly experienced officers and
they wanted. ciary Committee’s inquiry has None of the challenges have contractors alongside Afghan forc-
But Rep. Trey Gowdy, who barely started, delayed in part by stopped the committees. But all es to hunt and kill Taliban militants
spent nearly three years inves- negotiations over the scope of the three are up against a ticking across the country, according to two
tigating Hillary Clinton’s culpa- investigation. Leaders of the Sen- clock, with Republicans in both senior American officials, the latest
bility in the deadly 2012 attack ate Intelligence Committee have chambers eager to wrap up the sign of the agency’s increasingly
in Benghazi, Libya, was growing sought to tamp down expecta- investigations before too long. integral role in President Trump’s
frustrated after two hours. You tions about what they might find. Particularly in the House, counterterrorism strategy.
are in an unwinnable situation, Nine months into the Trump partisan fighting is likely to un- The assignment marks a shift
Gowdy, a South Carolina Repub- administration, any notion that dermine whatever conclusions for the C.I.A. in the country, where
lican, counseled Kushner. If you Capitol Hill would provide a the committee reaches. One law- it had been focused on defeating
leave now, Democrats will say comprehensive, authoritative maker said the committee would Al Qaeda and helping the Afghan
you did not answer all the ques- and bipartisan accounting of the probably produce two reports. intelligence service. The C.I.A. has
tions. If you stay, they will keep extraordinary efforts of a hos- The first, written by Republicans, traditionally been resistant to an
you here all week. tile power to disrupt American is expected to forcefully say there open-ended campaign against the
The exchange, described by democracy appears to be dwin- is no proof that anyone around Taliban, the primary militant group
three people with knowledge of dling. Trump worked with Russia to tip in Afghanistan, believing it was a
it, typified the political morass “Congressional investigations the election. A Democratic report waste of time and money and would
that is crippling the House Intel- unfortunately are usually overtly will probably raise unanswered put officers at greater risk as they
ligence Committee’s investiga- political investigations, where it questions and say that the com- embark more often on missions.
tion into Russian meddling in the is to one side’s advantage to drag mittee was never fully committed Former agency officials assert
2016 election — and whether the things out,” said Gowdy, who to answering them. that the military is better suited to
Trump campaign colluded in any made his name in Congress as a NICHOLAS FANDOS conducting large-scale counterin-
surgencies. The C.I.A.’s paramili-
A Bellwether Grows Impatient for Winning tary division, which is taking on the
assignment, numbers only in the
hundreds and is deployed all over
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — No- can but declined to say whom he it did for Trump eight years later. the world. In Afghanistan, the fight
body is tired of winning here. voted for in November. “What does the bellwether idea against the Islamic State has also
Not at the Crossroads Cafe, Even as many voters here say tell us?” said Craig McKee, a life- diverted C.I.A. assets.
where regulars pick at politics they like Trump’s policies on tax long resident of the county. “It tells The expansion reflects the C.I.A.’s
over breakfast. Not at the Rotary cuts and reducing the size of gov- us that the moods here, somehow, assertive role under its new director,
Club, where the meeting dutifully ernment, the relentlessly com- get caught up in the rhythm and Mike Pompeo, to combat insurgents
opens with the invocation, Pledge bative approach that served him Gulf Stream of American politics.” around the world. The agency is
of Allegiance and four-way test well during the campaign has be- Vigo has voted against the win- poised to broaden its program of co-
for ethical behavior. Not at the come a source of deep discontent. ning presidential candidate only vert drone strikes into Afghanistan;
Indiana Theater, a grand venue “He can’t keep his mouth shut,” twice in over a century — picking it had largely been centered on the
where thousands crammed in said Jim Hunter, an insurance Adlai Stevenson in 1952 and Wil- tribal regions of Pakistan, with oc-
on May 1, 2016, to see Donald J. agent who voted for Trump. “He liam Jennings Bryan in 1908. Still, casional strikes in Syria and Yemen.
Trump, the candidate who vowed is berating his own party. He it has no particular attributes to “We can’t perform our mission if
to win so much that Americans needs every Republican vote on suggest it represents the center we’re not aggressive,” Pompeo said
would become weary of it. taxes. I wish that Twitter stuff of American political thought, cer- at a security conference this month
For more than a century, voters would all just stop. I don’t even tainly not in the 21st century. Its at the University of Texas. “This is
in Vigo County have been almost like to see him on TV.” He added, demographics and industry seem unforgiving, relentless. You pick the
unerring in choosing the winning “I would have serious reserva- like relics of the Eisenhower era. word. Every minute, we have to be
presidential candidate, and last tions about voting for him again.” “It seems more like it’s an focused on crushing our enemies.”
year they broke for Trump. For decades, Vigo County has amalgam rather than it is a per- The C.I.A. declined to comment on
But now, the president’s grip on provided an unlikely place to fect picture of what you expect its expanded role in Afghanistan. But
voters here seems shaky. gauge the center of American for a bellwether county,” said Pe- the mission is a tacit acknowledg-
“Winning? I don’t get a sense politics, where voters are per- ter D. Hart, a Democratic pollster. ment that to bring the Taliban to the
that we are winning,” said Bart suadable from one election to the “But obviously, they somehow negotiating table — a key component
Colwell, the president of the next. Its fluidity is so great that it seem to land in the right place of Trump’s strategy for the country —
Terre Haute Savings Bank, who voted for Barack Obama in 2008 where America lands as a whole.” the United States will need to aggres-
described himself as a Republi- by a slightly greater margin than MICHAEL TACKETT sively fight the insurgents. (NYT)


In Brief In Spain-Catalonia Dispute, Years of Mistakes

BARCELONA — The standoff
U.S.-Backed Fighters over Catalonia’s independence
drive has now reached a sobering
Take Oil Field From ISIS moment for Spain with the cen-
United States-backed militia tral government’s announcement Carles
fighters seized Syria’s largest oil this weekend that it would take Puigdemont,
field from the Islamic State on the drastic step of removing the
Sunday, according to the militia, region’s secessionist leaders. the leader of
narrowly beating pro-govern- The situation probably never Catalonia,
ment forces to an area critical to had to come to this extreme point, center, at a
the war-torn country’s economy. but now that it has, there is plenty protest in
Although it is unclear what the of blame to share — and potential- Barcelona on
capacity of the oil field is today, ly worse pitfalls ahead on what Saturday.
after years of airstrikes by the amounts to a precarious and deep- IVAN ALVARADO/REUTERS
United States-led coalition on ly uncertain path for a modern Eu-
the Islamic State’s makeshift ropean democracy. tion,” said Pablo Simón, a politics chicken, exchanging ultimatums.
oil operations, its capture is a In announcing his emergency professor at the Carlos III Univer- On Saturday, Rajoy used what
major blow to the militant group, measures on Saturday, Prime sity in Madrid. Ernesto Ekaizer, a Madrid-based
which is losing both territory and Minister Mariano Rajoy took a Catalan separatists have been journalist, described as “a bulldoz-
sources of revenue. The militants backhanded slap at his chief an- flouting Spain’s Constitution, he ar- er” to quash secessionism.
were driven last week from the tagonist in the dispute, Carles gued, but “the central government By invoking Article 155 of the
Syrian city of Raqqa, once the de Puigdemont, the leader of Cat- could have searched for political Spanish Constitution, Rajoy now
facto capital of their self-declared alonia, a region where, he said, dialogue and really reached out to intends to remove Puigdemont
caliphate. (NYT) “things can’t be done worse.” the more moderate Catalans.” and other separatist leaders from
But analysts say that Rajoy, “Between fiercely defending office, and call new elections with-
too, shares the blame for allowing the status quo in Spain and claim- in six months.
Iran Investment Warning the conflict to spin dangerously ing the right to self-determina- Article 155, a vaguely worded
Secretary of State Rex W. out of control and that the reme- tion,” Simón added, “there are a provision in the Constitution that
Tillerson warned Europeans dy he has chosen is by no means lot of gray areas that have simply has never before been used, al-
on Sunday not to invest in cer- assured to be a cure. The crisis been left unexplored.” lows the central government to
tain Iranian businesses as the over Catalonia’s status is the re- On Oct. 1, almost 2.3 million vot- suspend some of a region’s auton-
Trump administration considers sult of years of miscalculations all ers defied a Spanish police crack- omy under specific conditions.
walking away from the Iran around, which have left not only down to vote overwhelmingly for Writing on Sunday in Ara, a Cat-
nuclear deal and reimposing Catalans but all Spaniards facing independence, but in a referen- alan separatist newspaper, Ekaiz-
sanctions. During a visit to Saudi a grave challenge to the demo- dum that was held without legal er warned that Rajoy’s interven-
Arabia, Tillerson said, “Both of cratic consensus of the country. guarantees and was boycotted by tion could backfire and “won’t do
our countries believe that those “You need mistakes on both most citizens opposed to seces- anything more than make the sit-
who conduct business with the sides to get entangled in such a sion. After the vote, Puigdemont uation more serious.”
Iranian Revolutionary Guard, difficult and undesirable situa- and Rajoy engaged in a game of RAPHAEL MINDER
any of their entities — European
around the globe — really do so Xi’s Global Ambitions Tempered by Leery Allies
companies or other companies
at great risk.” Tillerson appeared
at a brief news conference in Ri- BEIJING — No part of the pirations, beliefs and strategic Africa, there are complaints about
yadh, the Saudi capital. (NYT) world seems too small, too near or requirements,” said Shi Yinhong, a new era of Chinese colonialism.
too far for China’s globe-trotting a professor of international rela- China’s ties with two regional
Titanic Letter Auctioned president, Xi Jinping. tions at Renmin University. heavyweights — Japan and India
— remain strained, and Xi faces
He has traveled to the tiny Pa-
Xi has enjoyed remarkable
A letter written by an American cific islands of Fiji, toured the success expanding Chinese influ- an unusually precarious situation
first-class passenger aboard the neighboring nations of Central ence, not only in Asia, but also in on the Korean Peninsula, with
Titanic sold on Saturday at auc- Asia and signaled his interest in Africa, Europe and as far away as both the North and the South de-
tion for 126,000 pounds (about Antarctica with a visit to Tasma- South America. He has benefited fying him, one building a nuclear
$166,000), a record price for a nia, off Australia’s southern coast. from President Trump’s election, arsenal and the other deploying
note written by someone on the This month, he sent Chinese war- which has made it easier for him American missile defenses.
ill-fated ocean liner. Alexander ships to dock in London, a remind- to present China as a stable, re- Still, Xi has hinted at even bigger
Oskar Holverson, a salesman, er of how much has changed since sponsible alternative to an erratic, spending to vault China to world
wrote the letter to his mother on British gunboat diplomacy humil- inward-looking United States. greatness: more for the military to
April 13, 1912, and tucked it away iated China in the 19th century. Yet signs of friction in different make it a first-class fighting outfit
in his pocketbook. In it, Holverson Xi is pushing a vision of nation- parts of the world raise questions with global reach, and more for his
describes a “giant” ship “fitted up al rejuvenation during the cur- about how long China’s winning overseas infrastructure program,
like a palacial hotel.” He also men- rent Communist Party congress, streak can continue, and point to the “One Belt, One Road” initia-
tions seeing the millionaire John which is expected to give him a the challenges that Xi faces. tive, which he sees as a way to win
Jacob Astor. In the most poignant second five-year term by Wednes- In Australia, the government is friends around the world.
mention, Holverson writes, “If all day. And central to his ambitions vexed by what it sees as Beijing’s “People are paying far more
goes well we will arrive in New is a far-reaching drive to restore interference in domestic politics. attention to China’s influence op-
York Wednesday A.M.” The next China to what he considers its In Europe, politicians are raising erations than I have seen before,”
day, the British passenger ship hit rightful place as a global power. an alarm over heavy-handed trade said Dan Blumenthal, director of
an iceberg and sank, killing more “Xi’s aggressive diplomacy tactics aimed at acquiring foreign Asian studies at the American En-
than 1,500 people. (NYT) largely comes from his own as- technology. In Southeast Asia and terprise Institute. JANE PERLEZ


With FEMA Swamped, a Bitter Wait in Texas and Florida

HOUSTON — Outside Rachel anything the agency has seen in attempts to rebuild their lives and home, pushing back their repairs.
Roberts’s house, a skeleton sits years. But on the ground, flooded properties. People who call the “You feel abandoned,” Brian
on a chair next to the driveway, a residents and local officials have a agency’s help line at 1-800-621-FE- Smith, 42, said.
skeleton child on its lap, an empty far more critical view. MA have waited on hold for two, Ron and Rita Perreault, a re-
cup in its hand and a sign at its feet According to interviews with three or four hours before they tired couple whose South Florida
that reads “Waiting on FEMA.” dozens of storm victims, one of speak to a FEMA representative. mobile home was damaged by the
It is a Halloween reminder that, the busiest hurricane seasons in Nearly two months after Hur- flooded Imperial River, call FEMA
for many, getting help to recover years has overwhelmed federal ricane Harvey made landfall in twice a day to check on the status
from Hurricane Harvey remains Texas on Aug. 25, and six weeks af- of their application and inspec-
a long, uncertain journey. ter Hurricane Irma hit Florida on tion. Rita Perreault said she had
“It’s very frustrating,” said Rob- Hours spent on hold, Sept. 10, residents are still waiting spent so many hours on the phone
erts, 44, who put up the display and weeks of delays for for FEMA payments, still fuming on hold that she learned, as other
after waiting three weeks for the after the agency denied their appli- callers have, to put the phone on
Federal Emergency Management inspections of homes. cations for assistance and still try- speaker and go about her day.
Agency to send someone to look at ing to resolve glitches and disputes “I thought I was going to get
her flood-damaged home in south- that have slowed and complicated brain cancer,” Rita Perreault said.
west Houston. “I think it’s beautiful disaster officials. As a result, the their ability to receive federal aid. “They give you the runaround.”
how much we’ve all come together, government’s response in the two Brian and Monica Smith, whose FEMA officials, including Brock
and that’s wonderful, but I think biggest affected states — Texas home in the northern Houston Long, the administrator, acknowl-
there’s a lot of mess-ups, too.” and Florida — has been scatter- suburb of Kingwood had two feet edged the long waits for inspec-
Outside the White House this shot: effective in dealing with im- of water inside after Harvey, said tions and phone assistance. They
month, President Trump boasted mediate needs, but unreliable and they had received more help from said they were in the process of
about the federal relief efforts. at times inadequate in handling their church, their neighbors and hiring hundreds of people in the
“In Texas and in Florida, we get the aftermath, as thousands of their relatives than from FEMA. A next few weeks, including addi-
an A-plus,” he said. FEMA offi- people face long delays in getting $500 payment from FEMA to help tional contract inspectors.
cials say that they are success- basic disaster assistance. them with their immediate needs “Resources are stretched, par-
fully dealing with enormous chal- FEMA has taken weeks to in- was delayed by three weeks. And ticularly when it comes to inspec-
lenges posed by an onslaught of spect damaged homes and apart- they waited 34 days for the agen- tions,” Long said. “Obviously, it’s
closely spaced disasters, unlike ments, delaying flood victims’ cy to inspect the damage to their frustrating.” (NYT)
Cub Scout Exiled After Pressing Legislator on Guns Bergdahl’s Fate Rests
In Hands of a Judge
When a group of Cub Scouts met “I was shocked that you On Oct. 14, five days after the The fate of Bowe Bergdahl —
with a Colorado state senator this co-sponsored a bill to allow do- event with Marble, Mayfield was the Army sergeant who pleaded
month, they asked her about some mestic violence offenders to con- asked to meet the leader of the guilty to endangering his com-
of the most controversial topics in tinue to own a gun,” Ames said in a Cub Scout pack who oversees a rades by leaving his post in 2009
the nation: gun control, the envi- question that took more than two number of dens in Broomfield, in- in Afghanistan — now rests in
ronment, race and the proposed minutes. He continued, “Why on cluding the one Ames belonged to. the hands of a judge. A sentenc-
border wall between the United earth would you want somebody Mayfield and the pack leader, ing hearing for Bergdahl starts
States and Mexico. who beats their wife to have ac- whom she did not identify, sat Monday at Fort Bragg and is
But questions from one Cub cess to a gun?” down at a Chipotle restaurant that expected to feature dramatic tes-
Scout, Ames Mayfield, 11, got him The event took place not long afternoon. “He let me know in so timony about soldiers and a Navy
kicked out of his den in Broom- after the Las Vegas shooting. many words that the den leader SEAL badly injured while they
field, Colo., according to his moth- As part of her answer, Marble, a was upset about the topic of gun searched for the missing Berg-
er, Lori Mayfield. At the meeting R-Fort Collins, defended her posi- control,” Mayfield said in an inter- dahl, who was held captive for
on Oct. 9, for which the scouts tion on gun ownership, saying that view on Saturday. “It was too polit- five years by Taliban allies after
were told to prepare questions for shootings in Las Vegas and Auro- ically charged. leaving his post. Bergdahl faces
State Sen. Vicki Marble, Mayfield ra, Colo., happened in so-called “He communicated that my son up to life in prison on charges
recorded her son asking the sen- gun-free zones, and that “the more was no longer welcome back to of desertion and misbehavior
ator why she would not support guns a society has, the less crime the den,” Mayfield said. before the enemy after pleading
“common-sense gun laws.” or murders are committed.” CHRISTINE HAUSER guilty to the charges last week.
Bergdahl made his plea without
E.P.A. Cancels Talk on Climate Change by Its Scientists striking a deal with prosecutors
for a lesser punishment, opting
instead for a move known as a
WASHINGTON — The Envi- scientists would not speak at the ary Program, which is hosting the “naked plea,” in hopes of leniency
ronmental Protection Agency has State of the Narragansett Bay conference. The scientists who from the judge. The plea, legal ex-
canceled the speaking appear- and Watershed program in Prov- have been barred from speaking perts say, may be a sign that the
ance of three agency scientists idence. He provided no further contributed substantial material evidence against Bergdahl was
who were scheduled to discuss explanation. Scientists involved to a 400-page report to be issued strong. Eric Carpenter, a former
climate change at a conference on in the program said that much of on Monday. Army lawyer who teaches law at
Monday in Rhode Island, accord- the discussion at the event centers “It’s definitely a blatant exam- Florida International University,
ing to the agency and several peo- on climate change. ple of the scientific censorship we said a naked plea can be advanta-
ple involved. Many of the scientists said they all suspected was going to start geous by allowing the defense to
John Konkus, an E.P.A. spokes- were surprised by the E.P.A.’s being enforced at E.P.A.,” said refrain from agreeing to certain
man and a former campaign op- last-minute cancellation, partic- John King, a professor of oceanog- facts that it might otherwise have
erative in Florida for Donald J. ularly since the agency helps to raphy at the University of Rhode to concede to under a plea agree-
Trump, confirmed that agency fund the Narragansett Bay Estu- Island. LISA FRIEDMAN ment. (AP)


Tesla Factory Set to Test New Waters in China In Brief

BEIJING — Tesla is moving company leverage to negotiate zones, so they have bypassed Chi- Fidelity Held Meeting
closer to becoming the first for- better terms in the future. na’s steep trade barriers to auto-
eign car company to have a wholly Any arrangement that Tesla motive imports. On Sexual Harassment
owned manufacturing operation and the Shanghai municipal gov- Persuading Tesla to build cars The manager of Fidelity In-
in China, but how much that will ernment reach would require in Shanghai would be a coup for vestments’ stock-picking unit
really help Tesla is not yet clear. the approval of the central gov- the government, which has tried held an emergency meeting last
The company has a preliminary ernment. The Beijing authorities to turn China into the world’s week to reiterate the firm’s poli-
deal with the Shanghai municipal have used their power to delay dominant producer of electric cies against sexual harassment
government that it hopes to final- deals or demand further conces- cars. If Tesla were making cars in and inappropriate behavior, a
ize by the end of the year, two peo- sions from foreign investors. the Shanghai area, it would have person familiar with the matter
ple familiar with the negotiations For Tesla, many of its options in a powerful incentive to buy many, said. The meeting followed the
said on Sunday. The deal would China are guided by the govern- if not most, of the parts in China. departure of two portfolio man-
give Tesla outright ownership of ment. One option was to set up China already has the world’s agers earlier this month after one
the facility. a joint venture and share much largest market for electric cars, was accused of sexual harass-
The operation would be located of its technology — and half the mainly because of extensive sub- ment and the other of making
inside a free trade zone, said the profits — with a Chinese partner. sidies as part of a comprehensive inappropriate comments, the
two people, who insisted on ano- The other was to manufacture in a government plan to shift the coun- person said. The meeting and al-
nymity. Being inside a free-trade free-trade zone. try away from gasoline-powered legations were previously report-
zone means that unless Tesla can The vast majority of foreign au- cars. LMC Automotive, a global ed by The Wall Street Journal.
negotiate a special exemption, the tomakers that have operations in consulting firm, estimates that “Fidelity’s policies specifically
cars could still be subject to Chi- China have had to form joint ven- 295,000 cars will be sold this year prohibit harassment in any form,”
na’s steep tariffs. tures, and give up at least half of in China, compared with 287,000 a company spokesman,Vincent
The preliminary deal still offers their profits, to access country’s in the rest of the world combined. Loporchio, said. (AP)
Tesla control over its trade se- domestic market. But they have KEITH BRADSHER
crets, however, and may give the not been located in free trade and NATALIE KITROEFF No Scare for Tyler Perry

Amazon and Alibaba Clash on Neutral Ground box office for nearly everyone but
It was a spooky weekend at the
Tyler Perry. Perry’s comedy se-
SINGAPORE — From this Alibaba and Amazon dominate roughly $500 million for stakes in quel “Boo 2! A Madea Halloween”
warehouse, the Alibaba Group of the business of selling stuff online both Paytm — India’s largest mo- scared up a healthy $21.7 million
China hopes to beat Amazon one in their home markets. Increas- bile payments platform — and its in its first weekend, but the wa-
head of lettuce at a time. ingly, they are competing against e-commerce affiliate, Paytm Mall. ters were rough for other new
Workers wrap fruit, cheese and each other on neutral ground. Alibaba has spent over $2 billion openers including the disaster
other perishables for delivery by Both are spending billions of dol- to take control of Lazada, an online epic “Geostorm,” the firefighter
vans to Singaporeans who prefer lars on Asia, particularly South- shopping company based in Singa- drama “Only the Brave” and the
to do their shopping online. On a east Asia and India, as they look for pore that does business in six coun- crime thriller “The Snowman.”
wall, printouts note the defects that a place that could repeat China’s tries. Last year, Lazada bought Made for a reported $25 million,
customers have complained about transformation into the world’s RedMart, the online retail grocery. Perry’s film drew a mostly older
in the past: overripe avocados, biggest online shopping market. Southeast Asia’s e-commerce and female audience, who gave
smelly spinach, rotten honeydews. Amazon has committed $5 bil- sales could total $88 billion by 2025, it an A- CinemaScore. “Boo 2!”
“It’s getting better and better,” lion to India, where it lures cus- according to projections from Goo- did a little less business than the
said Vikram Rupani, president tomers to sign up for its Prime gle and Temasek Holdings, the Sin- first film, which opened to $28.5
of RedMart, an online grocery service, which includes Western gaporean sovereign wealth fund. million just last year. “Geostorm,”
company based in Singapore that movies and television shows, for India’s market could increase six a $120 million disaster epic star-
is part of Alibaba’s push into the a small fraction of the $99 annual times to a similar amount, Bain & ring Gerard Butler only managed
region, “but it’s a continuous pro- membership price in the Unit- Company, a consulting firm, proj- to open to $13.3 million from
cess that never ends.” ed States. Alibaba has invested ects. JANE A. PETERSON North American theaters. (AP)
BuzzFeed Vaults From Viral Videos to Movies and TV Series

HOLLYWOOD — Eighteen clickable video content, racking up Orange,” it may go into production work Oxygen that is based on an
months after BuzzFeed blew up a an estimated three billion views in China next year. Jim Parsons, article about the gruesome death
watermelon on Facebook Live be- a month. But over the last year a star of the CBS sitcom “The Big of Jessica Chambers, a teenager
fore 800,000 viewers, the compa- BuzzFeed Motion Pictures has Bang Theory,” has signed on to play who was burned alive in Mississip-
ny has leased buildings on a quiet expanded its purview. Henick and the lead. Su Liang, a screenwriter pi, and an adaptation of the online
block as the company prepares to his team of 42 people now concen- of the 2015 Chinese action-comedy cooking show “Mom vs. Chef” for
focus on creating full-length mov- trate on mining BuzzFeed articles, blockbuster “Lost in Hong Kong,” USA, another NBC cable network.
ies and television series. lists and video shorts for ideas that is at work on the script. “He’s an entrepreneur who
Matthew Henick, 34, the head may be spun into feature-length Henick’s team is also working knows how to build new things and
of BuzzFeed Motion Pictures, movies or television series. with Smokehouse Pictures, a pro- new companies,” Jonah Peretti,
strode through a maze of sound- One of Henick’s first big deals duction company run by George the founder and chief executive of
stages and editing suites. “It’s a was with Warner Bros. to make Clooney and Grant Heslov, to de- BuzzFeed, said of Henick. “I’m al-
much better place, especially for a movie out of a series of posts by velop a film based on a BuzzFeed ways amazed at the way he’s able
my team,” he said. the BuzzFeed staff member Matt News inquiry into assassinations to switch between these different
BuzzFeed started its motion Stopera on his travels through that may be tied to the Kremlin. models in his head and see the
picture arm in 2014. Initially, the China in search of his lost iPhone. Other projects include a series same things through a totally dif-
division specialized in creating With the working title “Brother for the NBCUniversal cable net- ferent lens.” SYDNEY EMBER


Online Sellers’ Warehouses Replacing Steel Tech Giants Pay

Huge Salaries for
BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Ellen broadened the win-
The hubs of this net- Scarce A.I. Talent
Gaugler remembers driving her ner’s circle.”
father to the Bethlehem Steel mill,
where he spent his working years work are far-flung. In
hauling beams off the assembly Bullitt County, Ky., SAN FRANCISCO — Silicon
line and onto rail cars. south of Louisville, Valley’s start-ups have always had
When the Pennsylvania plant warehouse employ- a recruiting advantage over the in-
shut down about two decades ago, ment surged to 6,000 dustry’s giants: Take a chance on
Gaugler thought it was the last in 2017 from 1,200 in us and we’ll give you an ownership
time she or anyone in Bethlehem 2010, according to the stake that could make you rich if
would come there to find a job. Labor Department. In the company is successful.
But she saw an ad in the paper Kenosha, Wis., once Now the tech industry’s race to
last year for a position at a local a manufacturing hub embrace artificial intelligence may
warehouse that changed her whose auto plants render that advantage moot — at
mind. She’d never heard of Zulily, turned out Nash Ram- least for the few prospective em-
the online retailer doing the hir- SAM HODGSON FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES blers and Plymouth ployees who know a lot about A. I.
ing, but she knew the address: It Ellen Gaugler fills orders at Zulily’s Horizons, warehouse Tech’s biggest companies are
was on the old mill site, steps from warehouse in Bethlehem, Pa. jobs grew to 6,200 placing huge bets on artificial
where her father worked. from 250. intelligence, banking on things
“When I came for the inter- Those places are ranging from face-scanning
views I looked up and said, ‘Oh, Warehouses have produced surrounded by highways and rail smartphones and conversational
my God, I feel like I am at home,’ ” hundreds of thousands of jobs lines that lead to some of the na- coffee-table gadgets to computer-
Gaugler said. She got the job. since 2010, adding workers at tion’s largest cities. They also have ized health care and autonomous
As shopping has shifted from four times the rate of overall job cheap land and labor. The same vehicles. As they chase this future,
conventional stores to online growth. A chunk of that growth calculus has made a warehouse they are doling out salaries that
marketplaces, many retail work- has occurred in counties that mecca out of the land that houses are startling even in an industry
ers have been left in the cold, but had relatively little of the pick- the carcass of Bethlehem Steel. that has never been shy about lav-
Gaugler is coming out ahead. ing-and-packing work. Gaugler, 54, earns $13.50 an ishing a fortune on its top talent.
Sellers like Zulily, Amazon and “We are at the very beginning hour at the Zulily warehouse. But Typical A. I. specialists, includ-
Walmart are competing to get of a rather large transformation, there are people who are nostal- ing both Ph.D.s fresh out of school
goods to the buyer’s doorstep as and the humble warehouse is the gic for the time when the mill filled and people with less education
quickly as possible, giving rise to leading edge of this,” said Michael the sky with black smoke and the and just a few years of experi-
vast warehouses that have fueled Mandel, chief economic strategist furnaces churned. Not Gaugler. ence, can be paid from $300,000 to
a boom for workers without college at the Progressive Policy Institute. “These are secure jobs,” she $500,000 a year or more in salary
degrees and breathed new life into “These fulfillment center jobs are said. “With the steel, you didn’t and company stock, according to
pockets of the country that had fall- not being created in the tech hubs know if you would have a job the nine people who work for major
en economically behind. that were growing before. We’ve next day.” NATALIE KITROEFF tech companies or have enter-
tained job offers from them. All
A Delayed Reckoning of Cost of Silence on Abuse of them requested anonymity be-
cause they did not want to damage
their professional prospects.
Bill O’Reilly and Harvey Wein- full, public airing did not come to has to do with the out-of-court set- Well-known names in the A. I.
stein may have come from differ- be until reporters came along. tlements and the nondisclosure field have received compensation
ent ends of the political spectrum, The report in The New York agreements that go with them. in salary and shares in a compa-
but they rose to positions of Times this weekend that O’Reilly It was a nondisclosure agree- ny’s stock that total single- or dou-
power around the same time and paid $32 million in a single settle- ment that turned off the spigot ble-digit millions over a four- or
used their big, bully- ment with the former Fox News of accusations against the come- five-year period. At some point,
Mediator ing voices to secure analyst Lis Wiehl in January dian and actor Bill Cosby. And it they renew or negotiate a contract,
Jim leading roles in brings to $45 million the amount was a nondisclosure agreement much like a professional athlete.
Rutenberg American culture. that has been paid to six women that brought to a close the flurry In a court filing this year, Goo-
Both men worked who accused him of harassment. of media attention that followed gle revealed that one of the lead-
in industries that put up with O’Reilly was not only able to the lawsuit filed against O’Reilly ers of its self-driving-car division,
gross behavior from male execu- hold onto his top-rated, prime- by the former Fox News produc- Anthony Levandowski, a long-
tives, and both stand accused of time television show, an engine er Andrea Mackris in 2004. time employee who started with
lording their status over women for his book and speaking empire, Another form of legal silencing Google in 2007, took home over
who have stepped forward to say but was also able, in February, to is nondisparagement clauses at- $120 million in incentives before
that the men sexually harassed land a new $100 million contract tached to employment contracts, joining Uber last year through
or otherwise abused them. from Fox News. Two months lat- which, as The Times reported in the acquisition of a start-up he
O’Reilly, late of Fox News, and er, Fox News and its parent, 21st July, Binary Capital sought to use had co-founded that drew the two
Weinstein, late of the Weinstein Century Fox, forced O’Reilly out. to keep complaints from going companies into a court fight over
Company, share something else. Earlier this month, Weinstein public. The Weinstein Company intellectual property.
They kept their alleged miscon- did not last a week at his com- had a similar provision, The New Salaries are spiraling so fast
duct under wraps with the help of pany after The Times and then Yorker reported. Now, the New that some joke the tech industry
the nondisclosure agreements in- The New Yorker detailed sexual York State Legislature is consid- needs a National Football League-
cluded as part of the out-of-court harassment and abuse claims ering legislation that would void style salary cap on A. I. specialists.
settlements that allowed them to against him going back decades. contract provisions that keep “That would make things easier,”
admit to no wrongdoing. Now, a national reckoning is employees from bringing harass- said Christopher Fernandez, one
The sums they paid their ac- underway. But it is a reckoning ment and discrimination claims. of Microsoft’s hiring managers. “A
cusers bought them silence. A long delayed. And a big reason That’s a start. lot easier.” CADE METZ


Russell Brand Conquered His Addictions Future in Doubt

For Museum
I am taking a tour of Russell hasn’t done well with authority, so
Brand’s body. It’s not the one I he invites us not to think of a high-
might once have imagined, be- er power, or even just someone Of News Media
cause I am old and he is no longer else’s power, as domineering and
a sex addict. But we are examin- negative, but instead “as a place WASHINGTON — The front
ing his tattoos. There are many. for nurture.” He doesn’t turn his pages of newspapers telling of
There’s one on his biceps that back on the religious foundation the 9/11 attacks are on display at
he and the singer Katy Perry got of 12-step programs, but he has the Newseum here. Sixteen years
when they married that says “Go found a universal “workaround.” later, their headlines still scream.
with the flow” in Sanskrit. They “I’m trying to create territory to “AMERICA’S DARKEST DAY,”
couldn’t, but it was a nice thought. have a different conversation about declares The Detroit Free Press.
My favorite, though, is a quote spirituality, for people who are nat- “‘EVIL ACTS,’ ” declares The
that Brand attributed to Oscar urally humanist, or atheist. Or peo- Miami Herald.
Wilde, in loopy script that stretch- ple who are just cynical.” The tent is In a screening room, journalists
es from Brand’s shoulder to his big, he says. Step inside. talk on video about their experienc-
wrist: “If you want to tell people BRYAN DERBALLA FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES While Brand bangs on about the es that day. A box of tissues is within
the truth, make them laugh. Oth- Russell Brand’s new book is evils of consumerism and its rela- arm’s reach. If journalism is histo-
erwise they’ll kill you.” “Recovery: Freedom From tionship to addiction, he lives in a ry written in the moment, there are
Now there’s a motto for any multimillion-dollar Tory strong- few more compelling places to ap-
comedian’s life, but particularly Our Addictions.” hold in Oxfordshire and admits preciate that than the Newseum on
Brand’s. He makes us laugh, so he that his way of feeling grounded Pennsylvania Avenue.
is alive. This was not a foregone sism, a constant thrumming at- in a new place is to buy himself a “This is probably one of the
conclusion. Given his staggering tention to self. If you are self-ab- little something. most memorable things that most
self-destructiveness over his 42 sorbed you are suffering, and if Still, great swatches of his book people experience when they
years — he has been a drug ad- you suffer you seek ways to stop are stunning and ring so true. come here: the top of the 9/11 tow-
dict, an alcoholic, a bulimic and an it — through drugs, alcohol, sex, When I mention them he doesn’t er,” the museum’s chief operating
attention addict (admittedly, that maybe Facebook “likes.” give the fake aw-shucks of a celeb- officer, Scott Williams, said as he
one hasn’t exactly been stamped “We are trying to solve inner rity who’s used to constant praise. pointed toward an exhibit of de-
out) — it’s quite the feat that he’s problems externally — whatever He looks more like a serious child bris recovered from the attacks.
still here. it is in our lives that is missing,” he who’s hearing something good But just as the profession it cel-
Now, Brand is promoting his said. “Eckhart Tolle said it perfect- about himself for the first time — a ebrates is in distress so, too, is the
latest book, “Recovery: Free- ly: ‘Addiction starts with pain and physical twitch of pleasure, cou- Newseum. The Newseum has
dom From Our Addictions,” a ends with pain.’ Here’s the point. pled with doubt. That raw need- run up deficits every year since it
thought-provoking explication of Drugs, booze, sex … It’s not the iness is part of his charisma — a opened a grand new home in 2008.
the 12-step program run through particular addiction that matters man unafraid to be a walking neon Though it expects to draw 820,000
the Mixmaster of Brand’s verbal as much as the fact that your life is sign flashing “I WANT.” visitors this year (at $24.95 for
pyrotechnics. He believes the 12 out of control because of it. It’s also key to why the 12 steps adults) in a city filled with free mu-
steps have saved him. He wants Healing, he says, requires a be- worked for him, and for so many seums, it is not taking in enough
them to save you too. lief in giving yourself to a higher in trouble: An addict is lonely, and money to cover its bills. It still ow-
Brand’s thinking about addic- power — because your own voli- getting better means seeking con- es roughly $300 million on its new
tion goes something like this: At tion hasn’t served you very well, nection and community. building. It relies on large infusions
the root of all addiction is narcis- has it? Brand is someone who JUDITH NEWMAN of money from the Freedom Fo-
rum, the foundation that created
KenKen the museum and has given it over
$500 million for the last 20 years.
The Freedom Forum, however,
Answers to Puzzles says it cannot continue to support
the Newseum at the same level.
The museum has begun an in-
depth review. Everything is on the
table, including selling the building
that houses the Newseum. The con-
cept for the museum was hatched
by the Freedom Forum, which was
started in 1991 by Al Neuharth, the
founder of USA Today.
Will President Trump’s attacks
on the news media spur atten-
dance, or hurt? So far, the muse-
um’s popularity is on the upswing.
“Our advocacy is more import-
ant than ever,” said Jan Neuharth,
the chief executive officer of the
Forum and the daughter of Al
Fill the grid with digits so as not to repeat a digit in any row or column, and so that the digits within each Neuharth. “We need to get a han-
heavily outlined box will produce the target number shown, by using addition, subtraction, multiplication or dle on the finances so that going
division, as indicated in the box. A 4x4 grid will use the digits 1-4. A 6x6 grid will use 1-6.
forward for generations to come
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A Missing Archangel Returns to Earth in Italy

MONTERODUNI, Italy — The recent re- reason to celebrate the return of the statue of Of the 449 thefts
turn to Monteroduni of a 16th-century statue the town’s patron saint, the agents who recov- registered in 2016 by
of the archangel Michael — stolen by thieves ered the artifact were even more ecstatic. the police’s art-theft
20 months earlier — was a heartfelt affair. The investigation that led to its recovery, investigative unit —
A marching band led a procession through and that of objects stolen from dozens of the Carabinieri for
the town, in the Molise region, a two and a churches throughout Italy and abroad, turned the Protection of Cul-
half hours drive from Rome. The band was out to be “one of the most important opera- tural Heritage — just
followed by a religious confraternity in full re- tions in recent years,” said Paolo Albano, a under half occurred
galia, as members of the military police’s art- chief prosecutor who coordinated the case. in churches.
theft unit carried the statue to the church. But the inquiry also underscored the fra- Since 1996, clerics
With residents marching happily in tow, gility of Italy’s ecclesiastical patrimony, scat- have been called
children popped balloons and scattered con- tered among the more than 60,000 churches, a on to photograph GIANNI CIPRIANO
fetti, bells rang joyfully and some older res- treasure trove that includes masterpieces by and document their FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES
idents wiped away tears of joy. “Evviva San Titian, Michelangelo and Caravaggio as well churches’ assets, A stolen statue
Michele,” came a cry from the crowd. as statues and artifacts like chalices, candela- which have been of the archangel
If Monteroduni’s 2,000-plus residents had bra and countless illuminated manuscripts. cataloged in an Ita- Michael was
ly-wide database, a returned last
CROSSWORD Edited by Will Shortz census about 78 per- month.
cent complete.
ACROSS 41 Period of fuzzy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 missing are also added to the Carabinieri’s
1 Online source of sweaters?
film trivia 43 So last year 14 15 16 database of stolen art, which at over 1.2 million
5 When doubled, a 44 Swallowed images is the largest such catalog in the world,
Hawaiian fish quickly 17 18 19 said Gen. Fabrizio Parrulli, who leads the Car-
9 A lot 46 Classic Diana abinieri corps. But the church in Monteroduni,
14 Sour expression Ross hairdo 20 21 22 23 St. Michael the Archangel, had no surveillance
15 “Yeah, right!” 47 Strategy-free 24 25 26 27 cameras or alarms, and on Jan. 19, 2016, some-
card game
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17 Period 48 Wedding vow 28 29 30 31 32
dominated by 49 Gradually feet tall, and the silver-plated shield and sword
the likes of Dan remove, as 33 34 35 36 37 38 of another sculpture depicting the archangel.
Rather and Peter from a mother’s The Carabinieri’s investigation included
Jennings? milk 39 40 41 42 tails, wiretaps and searches of warehouses
19 Stop competing 50 Period when 43 44 45 46
as an amateur tribute bands and homes in several Italian regions. Hun-
20 Like dry, clumpy thrived? 47 48 49 dreds of artifacts were confiscated and com-
mud 54 Flees pared with those in the database. The first
21 Cool, in ’90s 56 Go wild in the 50 51 52 53 54 55 of these confiscated objects to come up as a
slang streets match was the Monteroduni statue.
23 Blacken, as by 57 Reason to pull an 56 57 58 59 60 61 The statue was returned on Sept. 29, the
fire all-nighter
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America’s Forever Wars A Sponsor of Terrorism

On Oct. 31, the State Department faces a
The United States has been at war contin- Relations Committee, Bob Corker of Tennes- critical decision in our relations with the Dem-
uously since the attacks of 9/11 and now has see, has agreed to hold a hearing on the autho- ocratic People’s Republic of Korea. The Iran-
over 240,000 active-duty and reserve troops in rization issue. It is set for Oct. 30. Russia-North Korea sanctions bill enacted in
at least 172 countries and territories. While the Andrew Bacevich, a retired Army colonel August included legislation I introduced that
number of men and women deployed overseas who lost a son in Iraq and is a critic of military requires the secretary of state to decide wheth-
has shrunk in the past 60 years, the military’s operations, says that “a collective indifference er to relist North Korea as a state sponsor of
reach has not. American forces are engaged to war has become an emblem of contempo- terrorism within 90 days.
not only in the conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, rary America.” The idea that Americans could Look at the accusations against Pyongyang:
Syria and Yemen, but also in Niger and Soma- be inured to war and all its horrors and respon- the unspeakable treatment of Otto Warmbier;
lia, both recently the scene of deadly attacks, sibilities is chilling, and it’s a recipe for danger- the assassination of a member of the Kim fami-
as well as Jordan, Thailand and elsewhere. ous decisions with far-reaching ramifications. ly with chemical weapons on foreign soil; collu-
An additional 37,813 troops serve on secret There are many factors contributing to this sion with Iran to develop nuclear weapons and
assignment in places listed as “unknown.” The trend: ballistic missiles; cyberattacks on American
Pentagon provided no further explanation. NO CONSCRIPTION During earlier wars, in- film companies; support for Syria’s chemical
There are deployments in Japan (39,980 cluding Vietnam, the draft put most families at weapons program; arms sales to Hezbollah and
troops) and South Korea (23,591) to defend risk of having a loved one go to war, but now Hamas; and attempts to assassinate dissidents
against North Korea and China, if needed, along America has all-volunteer armed forces. Less in exile. Given this, the decision should be easy.
with 36,034 troops in Germany, 8,286 in Brit- than 1 percent of the population now serves in Americans could be forgiven for wondering
ain and 1,364 in Turkey, all NATO allies. There the military, compared with more than 12 per- why North Korea is not already designated as
are 6,524 troops in Bahrain and 3,055 in Qatar, cent in World War II. Most people simply do a sponsor of terrorism. It used to be.
where the United States has naval bases. not have a family member in harm’s way. On Feb. 13, 2007, the State Department
America’s operations in Africa are expand- FEWER CASUALTIES American casualty rates signed a deal with North Korea in pursuit of ex-
ing: 400 American Special Forces personnel in have been relatively low, especially after the changing Pyongyang’s promise of eventual de-
Somalia train local troops fighting the Shabab bulk of American troops were withdrawn from nuclearization for Washington’s guarantees for
Islamist group. One member of the Navy Afghanistan and Iraq. Also, the United States full diplomatic recognition. Standing in the way
SEALs was killed there in a mission in May. has shifted to a strategy in which Americans was a decision President Ronald Reagan made,
On Oct. 14, a massive attack widely attribut- provide air power and intelligence, and train designating North Korea as a state sponsor of
ed to the Shabab killed more than 270 people and assist local troops who then do most of the terrorism largely in response to its complicity
in Mogadishu. About 800 troops are based in fighting and most of the dying. This year, 11 in a 1987 plane bombing that killed 115 people.
Niger, where four Green Berets died on Oct. 4. American service members died in Afghani- The State Department linked Pyongyang’s ties
Many of these forces are engaged in counter- stan and 14 in Iraq. By comparison, 6,785 Afghan to terrorist groups and its nuclear program as
terrorism operations — against the Taliban in security force members died in 2016 and 2,531 a rationale for maintaining the designation in
Afghanistan; against the Islamic State in Iraq died in the first five months this year, according 2005. Two years later, Israel destroyed a nu-
and Syria; against an affiliate of Al Qaeda in to the United States and Afghan governments. clear reactor believed to have been built with
Yemen. Still, it’s a real question whether, in ad- Tens of thousands of civilians also perished at North Korean help in Syria, a designated state
dition to endorsing these commitments, which the hands of combatants, including in 2017. sponsor of terrorism. The United States still
have cost trillions of dollars and many lives THE TERRORIST THREAT Since 9/11, American elected to delist North Korea in 2008.
over 16 years, Americans will embrace new en- leaders have defined the fight against terrorism It is time to acknowledge that North Korea
tanglements of the sort President Trump has as a permanent struggle against a permanent may never be interested in negotiating away
seemed to portend with his threats and ques- threat. Obama withdrew significant American its nuclear deterrent. Nuclear weapons are a
tionable decisions on North Korea and Iran. forces from Afghanistan and Iraq. But the rise means to an end: reunification of the Korean
For that reason alone, it’s time to take stock of of ISIS in Iraq and Syria and a resurgent Tali- Peninsula on Pyongyang’s terms. We must
how broadly American forces are already com- ban in Afghanistan led to renewed engagement. consider the possibility that the North’s cur-
mitted to far-flung regions and to begin thinking Terror attacks here and in Europe, coupled with rent leader, Kim Jong-un, is preparing to use
hard about how much of that investment is nec- Trump’s scaremongering, have reinforced the nuclear weapons to drive American forces out
essary, how long it should continue and whether public’s sense of siege. of South Korea and coerce Seoul.
there is a strategy beyond just killing terrorists. The military is essential to national securi- The Trump administration has the oppor-
Which Congress, lamentably, has not done. If ty, but it is not the only thing keeping America tunity to join both houses of Congress in ac-
the public is quiet, that is partly because so few safe. So do robust diplomacy and America’s knowledging the truth about North Korea and
American families bear so much of this military longstanding engagement in multilateral insti- using it to open new opportunities to maximize
burden, and partly because America is not in- tutions, both of which we have faulted Trump pressure. Among North Korea’s many forms
volved in anything comparable to the Vietnam for ignoring or undercutting. The Pentagon, by of illicit financing are foreign slave labor and
War, when huge American casualties produced contrast, thrives. After some belt-tightening money laundering. North Korean diplomats
sustained public protest. It is also because Con- during the financial crisis, it has a receptive au- exploit their consular posts to launder money
gress has spent little time considering such dience in Congress and the White House as it at the expense of international comity. If North
issues in any comprehensive way or debating pushes for more money to improve readiness Korea is relisted, these nations would face a
why all these deployments are needed. and modernize weapons. Senators who balk decision: Is continuing diplomatic and eco-
Congress has repeatedly ducked efforts by at paying for health care, other domestic pro- nomic ties with a state that uses diplomacy and
Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and others to put the grams and the basic diplomatic missions of the finance to foment terrorism in their interest?
war against the Islamic State, which has broad State Department have approved a $700 billion We must tell the truth about the dangerous
popular support but no specific congressional defense budget for 2017-18, far more than Trump ambitions of North Korea and once again list
authorization, on a firm legal footing. Trump, even requested. it as a state sponsor of terrorism, a move that
like his predecessor, insists that legislation Whether this largess will continue is unclear. only strengthens our hand and weakens that of
passed in 2001 to authorize the war against But the larger question involves the American Kim. I strongly urge the State Department to
Al Qaeda is sufficient. It isn’t. After the Niger public and how many new military adventures, relist North Korea, and to meet this challenge
tragedy, the chairman of the Senate Foreign if any, it is prepared to tolerate. with the resolve it has long demanded.


Astros Go From Woeful to World Series in 4 Years Rangers Snap Skid

Kevin Hayes and Jimmy Vesey
HOUSTON — Just four years three straight seasons. Those As- night they dropped their 100th each had a goal and an assist, and
ago, the Houston Astros weren’t tros, who had the league’s lowest game. The 10-0 defeat by the Cin- the Rangers beat Nashville on
just bad, they were embarrass- payroll as the franchise shed its cinnati Reds featured numerous Saturday to end a five-game skid.
ing — so embarrassing that many veterans to rebuild, often played lowlights from the “Lastros.” Chris Kreider added a goal and
dubbed them the “Lastros.” in front of fewer than 10,000 fans The first came when starter David Desharnais ran his points
Now Houston is heading to its and routinely faced boos from the Jordan Lyles badly overthrew streak to four games. (AP)
second World Series in franchise people who did show up. first base for a two-base error.
history after beating the Yankees All-Star second baseman Jose In the bottom of the first inning, N.F.L. SCORES
in the American League Champi- Altuve, super-utility man Marwin Jonathan Villar singled, but was SUNDAY
onship Series, and its time as the Gonzalez and right-hander Brad thrown out trying to stretch it in- Chicago 17, Carolina 3
league’s laughingstock seems like Peacock are the other holdovers to a double. Being thrown out for Minnesota 24, Baltimore 16
a distant memory. “You always from the lean times. a baserunning error was pretty Jacksonville 27, Indianapolis 0
picture yourself in the World Se- “When I got here, no one talked routine on this team, but the way New Orleans 26, Green Bay 17
ries, but to be here after my debut about winning,” said A. J. Hinch, the Villar was thrown out was so hu- L.A. Rams 33, Arizona 0
Buffalo 30, Tampa Bay 27
in 2012 with the team that we had, manager since 2015. “And that was miliating that it went viral and Tennessee 12, Cleveland 9, OT
with the players that we had, I one of the first things that Altuve even made it on NBC’s “Today” Miami 31, Jets 28
never thought we would be here,” told me in my office, that he wanted show the next morning. Dallas 40, San Francisco 10
left-hander Dallas Keuchel said. to win. And that represented what Villar slid into second base, but L.A. Chargers 21, Denver 0
Keuchel is one of just four Astros the next step was for this organiza- Brandon Phillips already had the Pittsburgh 29, Cincinnati 14
Seattle 24, Giants 7
who remain from a 2013 team that tion. And obviously in 2015 we got ball. The always flamboyant Phil- New England 23, Atlanta 7
hit rock bottom by losing a fran- to taste it a little bit, 2016 we had lips reached backward between Open: Detroit, Houston
chise-record 111 games in its first some disappointment, 2017 we’re his legs to apply the tag as Villar N.H.L. SCORES
year in the A.L. Houston became going to the World Series.” crashed head-first into Phillips’
the first team since Kansas City An example of just how terrible backside, a moment many still re- SATURDAY’S LATE GAMES
from 2004-06 to lose 100 games in that 2013 team was came on the fer to as the “butt tag.” (AP) Tampa Bay 7, Pittsburgh 1
Islanders 5, San Jose 3
Buffalo 5, Boston 4, OT
Mets Manager Pick Is Heavy on Pitching and Youth Ottawa 6, Toronto 3
Los Angeles 6, Columbus 4
Florida 4, Washington 1
In the wake of a disastrous 2017 one of the youngest managers in Matt Harvey. Only Jacob deGrom Dallas 4, Carolina 3
Chicago 4, Arizona 2
season, the Mets turned to a far baseball. That in itself will mark went unscathed. The rash of inju- Minnesota 4, Calgary 2
more successful club, the Cleve- a significant change for the Mets, ries was a key factor behind the Vegas 3, St. Louis 2, OT
land Indians, to find their new who in 2017 had the oldest manag- Mets’ woeful E.R.A. of 5.01 this SUNDAY
manager. He is Mickey Callaway, er in the majors in Terry Collins, season. Only two of the 30 teams Vancouver 4, Detroit 1
a well-regarded pitching coach for who turned 68 last May. Collins in the major leagues — the Cincin- N.B.A. SCORES
the Indians who, until now, has not stepped down last month after nati Reds and the Detroit Tigers — SATURDAY’S LATE GAMES
been a manager. seven years in the job. were worse. Toronto 128, Philadelphia 94
Callaway will receive a three- Callaway will give the Mets a Meanwhile, the Indians had an Detroit 111, Knicks 107
year contract, a person involved new voice in assessing their trou- E.R.A. of 3.30 in 2017, the best in Houston 107, Dallas 91
with putting together the deal blesome pitching. Their starting the majors. Their pitching staff, Memphis 111, Golden State 101
said on Sunday. The person did rotation was expected to be the which has included a deep and Miami 112, Indiana 108
Orlando 114, Cleveland 93
not want to be identified because strongest part of the team going talented bullpen, is one reason the San Antonio 87, Chicago 77
the deal has yet to be announced. into the 2017 campaign, but it Indians made it to the World Se- Milwaukee 113, Portland 110
Pitching coaches are not often did not turn out that way, in part ries in 2016 and finished with 102 Denver 96, Sacramento 79
hired as managers, but Callaway because injuries consistently victories this season before losing Utah 96, Oklahoma City 87
will become one of the few to have plagued several pitchers. in the playoffs to the Yankees. The L.A. Clippers 130, Phoenix 88
made that transition. He is al- Among the victims were Noah Mets’ record was 70-92. Nets 116, Atlanta 104
so only 42, which will make him Syndergaard, Steven Matz and JAMES WAGNER Minnesota 115, Oklahoma City 113
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Astros Surprise Closer Trusts His Killer Instinct NASCAR STANDINGS

1 Martin Truex Jr. 4,069 Leader
HOUSTON — It felt like the him, without warning, in 1990. 2 Kyle Busch 4,042 -27
beginning on Saturday night at A 90 percent blockage in the 3 Brad Keselowski 4,026 -43
Kevin Harvick 4,017 -52
Minute Maid Park, the arrival of axillary artery in his shoulder 5 Jimmie Johnson 4,017 -52
a new force on the World Series essentially ended his career. Mc- 6 Denny Hamlin 4,014 -55
Ryan Blaney 4,009 -60
stage. The Houston Astros are Cullers Sr., at 26, was out of the 7 Chase Elliott 4,006 -63
back, for the first time game by 1996, when the Yankees 9 Kyle Larson 2,236 -1,833
on in a dozen years, and opened a spring training ballpark 10 Matt Kenseth 2,184 -1,885
BaseBall they want to stay. near the family’s home in Tampa,
Tyler “We took a lot of Fla. The family still has tickets, Truex Wins in Kansas
Kepner grief early,” said the eight rows behind the Yankees’ Martin Truex Jr. didn’t feel a
Astros’ owner, Jim on-deck circle. “I grew up watch- sense of urgency to win Sunday’s
Crane, who bought baseball’s ing those guys; I love those guys,” race at Kansas Speedway be-
worst team in 2011 and kept it that said McCullers Jr. “But tonight, I cause of its playoff implications,
way for a stretch. “But now the had to do what I had to do.” not with his spot in the next round
team is built to last, and hopefully HOMAS SHEA/USA TODAY SPORTS, VIA REUTERS McCullers authored just the safe following a victory at Char-
we’ll have another whole bunch Lance McCullers Jr., after third four-inning save to clinch lotte. No, the sense of urgency
of chances to do this again.” a postseason series, after Oak- was much more personal. Truex
Lance McCullers Jr. usually striking out the Yankees’ land’s Vida Blue in the 1972 learned overnight that one of the
starts. In Game 7 of the American Aaron Judge in the eighth A.L.C.S. and San Francisco’s Furniture Row Racing team’s
League Championship Series, inning on Saturday. Madison Bumgarner (five in- crew members, Jim Watson, died
he followed Charlie Morton with nings) in the 2014 World Series. of a heart attack while in town for
four overpowering innings. He A. J. Hinch, the Astros’ manag- the race. So with a heavy heart,
allowed a leadoff single to his than 10 strikeouts per nine in- er, said he knew McCullers would Truex climbed into his No. 78
first batter and no other hits. He nings in his three-year career. He thrive in the setting. McCullers Toyota and overcame two early
walked one with six strikeouts, has not won a Cy Young Award, rises to the moment, Hinch said, mistakes to win a wild playoff
all on swinging third-strike cur- like Justin Verlander and Dallas with a ravenous killer instinct. elimination race. (AP)
veballs. He spun 24 curves in a Keuchel, the aces who front the That assessment got back to
row to end the game — and the Astros’ rotation. But he looks as if McCullers. “It comes from how I Islanders Best Sharks
Yankees never solved him. he may, someday. grew up, man,” he said. “My dad
“He’s got as good a curveball as Yet so did his close friend and taught me to be a bulldog. Anders Lee had two goals and
we’ve seen in the game this year,” off-season training partner Jose “When I was growing up, he an assist to lead the Islanders
said the Hall of Famer Nolan Ry- Fernandez, who was killed in gave that love that he had for this past San Jose, 5-3, on Saturday.
an, whose curveball helped make a boating accident last year in game to me and my brothers, John Tavares had a goal and two
him the majors’ career strikeout Miami, where he had played for and he said: ‘When you’re out assists, Josh Bailey added a goal
leader. “He has a lot of confidence the Marlins. McCullers’s father, there on that field, you show what and an assist, and Andrew Ladd
in it, and it’s special to watch.” Lance McCullers Sr., did not con- you’re made of. You show them, scored to help the Islanders win
McCullers is 24, a first-time tend for awards, but seemed to “Hey, this is me, this is what I’ve for the third time in four games.
All-Star this season, and a power be headed for a long career as a got” — and be resilient and just Logan Couture scored all three
pitcher who has averaged more reliever when his arm betrayed love this game.’ ” goals for the Sharks. (AP)
Ezekiel Elliott, Still on the Field, Shines as the Cowboys Rout the 49ers

The Dallas Cowboys’ M.V.P. visiting Cincinnati (2-4) in the sec- RAMS 33, CARDINALS 0 Jared Goff multiple defensive touchdowns of
might be Paul A. Crotty, the United ond half. Chris Boswell added five ran for a touchdown and threw for 75 yards or more in a game. He ran
States district judge who granted a field goals for the Steelers (5-2). another and Greg Zuerlein made back a fumble recovery 75 yards
temporary restraining order block- CHARGERS 21, BRONCOS 0 Travis four field goals as Los Angeles (5- and returned an interception of
ing the N.F.L. from enforcing Eze- Benjamin returned a first-quarter 2) won for the first time in three ap- Cam Newton 76 yards. Carolina is
kiel Elliott’s six-game suspension. punt 65 yards for a touchdown, and pearances in Britain. Quarterback 4-3, and the Bears are 3-4.
Given the chance to get back out Los Angeles had its first home win Carson Palmer injured his left arm VIKINGS 24, RAVENS 16 Latavius
onto the field, Elliott had two rush- of its relocation season. Joey Bosa and did not return for Arizona (3-4). Murray rushed for 113 yards and a
ing touchdowns in the first quarter had two of the five sacks for the SAINTS 26, PACKERS 17 Drew Brees touchdown and Kai Forbath kicked
and a 72-yard touchdown recep- Chargers (3-4). Denver (3-3) was threw for a touchdown and ran for six field goals for host Minnesota
tion in the third quarter, powering shut out for the first time since 1992. another and Mark Ingram rushed (5-2). Justin Tucker kicked three
visiting Dallas (3-3) to a 40-10 win SEAHAWKS 24, GIANTS 7 Russell for a score as visiting New Orleans field goals for Baltimore (3-4).
over San Francisco (0-7) and get- Wilson threw three second-half (4-2) got its fourth straight win. JAGUARS 17, COLTS 0 Blake Bortles
ting his team’s record back to .500. touchdown passes and Seattle lim- Green Bay (4-3) lost its first game threw for 330 yards and one touch-
DOLPHINS 31, JETS 28 Matt Moore ited the Giants’ receiver-depleted with Brett Hundley starting for the down, and T. J. Yeldon scored on a
replaced an injured Jay Cutler offense to 177 yards. The Seahawks injured star Aaron Rodgers. 58-yard run for visiting Jackson-
and threw two touchdown passes (4-2) held the host Giants (1-6) to BILLS 30, BUCCANEERS 27 Rookie ville (4-3), which stayed atop the
in the final 12 minutes, and Miami 46 yards rushing, 14 first downs cornerback Tre’Davious White A.F.C. South. Indianapolis is 2-5.
pulled off another comeback win. and 24:34 in time of possession. forced and recovered a fumble PATRIOTS 23, FALCONS 7 Tom Brady
The Dolphins (4-2) won their third TITANS 12, BROWNS 9, OT Ryan Suc- to set up Stephen Hauschka’s threw two touchdown passes and
straight. The Jets are 3-4. cop’s fourth field goal, a 47-yarder 30-yard field goal with 14 seconds host New England toyed with At-
STEELERS 29, BENGALS 14 Ben Ro- with 1:55 left in overtime, extended remaining. Host Buffalo improved lanta in a fog-filled Super Bowl re-
ethlisberger threw for 224 yards his N.F.L. record for makes inside to 4-2. Tampa Bay is 2-4. match that wasn’t particularly su-
and two touchdowns, Le’Veon 50 yards to 55 straight and sent vis- BEARS 17, PANTHERS 3 Chicago’s per. The Patriots (5-2) scored the
Bell added 192 total yards, and iting Tennessee (4-3) to a victory rookie safety Eddie Jackson be- first 23 points in this mismatch.
Pittsburgh’s defense dominated over winless Cleveland (0-7). came the first N.F.L. player to score The Falcons are 3-3. (AP)

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