Domino’s Is Fixing America’s Crappy Roads For Pizza Safety And That’s Pretty Embarrassing

Domino’s has been hiring work crews to repair potholes in a number of cities, including Burbank, CA (five holes fixed), Bartonville, TX (eight holes), an impressive 40 holes fixed in Milford, DE, and an astounding 150 potholes filled in Athens, GA.  It’s not entirely altruistic, of course. Domino’s tags every filled pothole with their logo and the tagline “OH YES WE DID.”

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Supreme Court Sets New Limits On Warrantless Vehicle Searches Near Homes

In Tuesday’s 8-1 ruling, the court sided with Ryan Collins, a Virginia man who accused police of impinging upon his Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable search and seizure when an officer walked onto his girlfriend’s driveway in 2013 and pulled back a tarp covering his motorcycle. The officer, who did not have a warrant, ran a search of the license plate on the bike and discovered it was stolen. Collins was arrested and later convicted of possessing stolen property.

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Did the Trump Administration Separate Immigrant Children From Parents and Lose Them? – The New York Times

No. The government did realize last year that it lost track of 1,475 migrant children it had placed with sponsors in the United States, according to testimony before a Senate subcommittee last month. But those children had arrived alone at the Southwest border — without their parents. Most of them are from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, and were fleeing drug cartels, gang violence and domestic abuse, according to government data.

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The SEC made a fake cryptocurrency to show you how ICO scams work

HoweyCoin, a new digital currency, was launched today through a pre-initial coin offering and the team behind it said it would be “the cryptocurrency standard for the travel industry.” The HoweyCoin website offers a number of investment levels as well as various discounts depending on when you invest. However, when you click the “Buy Coins Now!” button, it takes you to an SEC website warning you of the strategies used by ICO scammers.

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AT&T/Verizon lobby asks FCC to help raise prices on smaller ISPs – Ars Technica

“This is an attempt by large incumbent providers to improperly use their market position in an anti-competitive way, especially in light of their proposal for a mere 18-month period for competitive carriers to transition away from these crucial facilities,” Windstream General Counsel Kristi Moody said in a statement to Ars. “To be clear, if this petition is granted, less competition will result, and schools, hospitals, libraries, nonprofit organizations and small and medium-sized businesses will see their rates go up.”

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Two planes make emergency landings at Yeager Airport

Airport officials say Southwest Airlines Flight 5811 diverted to Charleston while travelling from Pittsburgh to Atlanta. The plane experienced unknown mechanical problems. The 127 passengers and five crew waited at the Charleston terminal as the company sent a back up plane from Baltimore.While those folks were waiting, a flight bound from St. Louis to Dulles Airport in Washington D.C. experienced an in-flight medical emergency and also had to land at Yeager. A passenger on board was suffering an apparent heart attack.

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Driver’s Licenses Go Digital – IEEE Spectrum

Will you have to have an ID to sit in an autonomous vehicle?

Digital driver’s licenses are coming to the United States, harnessing biometrics like facial recognition, fingerprints, and iris scanning for security. Iowa in 2019 plans to begin doling out the licenses state-wide, and Delaware, Virginia, Wyoming, and several other states have conducted small pilot studies of the technology.Photo: IdemiaRob Mikell

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