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.

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

Former Baltimore police commissioner De Sousa ordered to surrender passport, firearms pending trial – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore’s former police commissioner Darryl De Sousa was ordered by a federal judge Monday to surrender his passport and any firearms pending his trial on federal tax charges.

Source: Former Baltimore police commissioner De Sousa ordered to surrender passport, firearms pending trial – Baltimore Sun

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.

Source: Two planes make emergency landings at Yeager Airport

Build a Raspberry Pi Home Automation Hub using Mozilla’s Things Gateway | Raspberry Pi HQ

This blog post will walk you through how to build your very own Raspberry Pi home automation gateway using the Mozilla Things Gateway software. For this project we will be using the a Raspberry Pi 3, but you can also use a Raspberry Pi Zero W should you want to.

Source: Build a Raspberry Pi Home Automation Hub using Mozilla’s Things Gateway | Raspberry Pi HQ

Ford is basically giving up on US car business; GM isn’t far behind

Ford said Wednesday it will only offer two new cars in North America over the coming years — its iconic Mustang and the Focus Active, a rugged-looking hatchback that has already debuted in Europe, and somewhat resembles the Subaru Crosstrek or the Buick Regal TourX.

Source: Ford is basically giving up on US car business; GM isn’t far behind

E.P.A. Chief’s $43,000 Phone Booth Broke the Law, Congressional Auditors Say – The New York Times

The Environmental Protection Agency violated the law when it installed a soundproof phone booth for the administrator, Scott Pruitt, at a cost of roughly $43,000, a congressional watchdog agency ruled on Monday.

Source: E.P.A. Chief’s $43,000 Phone Booth Broke the Law, Congressional Auditors Say – The New York Times

FIFA files for compensation in U.S. as victim of corruption | Daily Mail Online

Global soccer body FIFA has applied to US authorities for tens of millions of dollars in damages from ex-officials indicted there for graft and recognized for the first time executives had in the past ‘sold’ votes in World Cup hosting contests.

Source: FIFA files for compensation in U.S. as victim of corruption | Daily Mail Online

Video Reveals Power Of Sinclair, As Local News Anchors Recite Script In Unison : The Two-Way : NPR

A video published by sports news site Deadspin over the weekend revealed dozens of TV anchors from Sinclair Broadcast Group reciting the same speech warning against “biased and false news.”

Source: Video Reveals Power Of Sinclair, As Local News Anchors Recite Script In Unison : The Two-Way : NPR

Stormy Daniels, Donald Trump, and Shark Week: ‘He made me sit and watch’ – The Washington Post

“I remember arriving, and he was watching ‘Shark Week,’” Daniels told Anderson Cooper in Sunday’s must-see “60 Minutes” interview. “He made me sit and watch an entire documentary about shark attacks.”

Source: Stormy Daniels, Donald Trump, and Shark Week: ‘He made me sit and watch’ – The Washington Post