Trees? No. Corn? Yes, hence the name.
I'm going to guess it went beyond swearing to threats of violence against the agent and/or the company.
I'm sure it varies by state, but here in Minnesota, the gas tax is dedicated to roads and bridges.
You clearly don't live in the US of A where verb is a verb.
Put a question in the summary that only makes sense if you RTFA. Nice.
The numbers are silly, but they are real in the US.
"In over 35 years as a cop, this is one of the oddest reasons I've seen for assault,"
You mean alcohol?
From TFA "It's a problem that we can certainly resolve with better waste water treatment,"
That's just evil.
He seems to be talking out of both sides of his mouth later in the article when he says that employers will be able to expand services and will hire more people but also says that customers will benefit from lower-cost burgers. It seems unlikely that hiring new people will result in lower prices for a machine-made burger.
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You can't be serious. Fixing something after it's been done wrong is even more expensive than doing it right the first time. Take the current example of traffic signals. Physical access is a huge problem. How do you address that? Work out a new design and retrofit hardware and software. Not free. Not anywhere is that even approaching cheap.
"This site has been blocked because it has been determined by Web Reputation Filters to be a security threat to your computer or the corporate network. This web site has been associated with malware/spyware."
I think Target may disagree. Firewalls on database servers may not have kept their data safe but their experience proved that it is unwise to assume that all internal network traffic is trustworthy.
The U.S. Secret Service is seeking software that can identify top influencers and trending sets of social media data, allowing the agency to monitor these streams in real-time – and sift through the sarcasm.
“We are not currently aware of any automated technology that could do that (detect sarcasm). No one is considered a leader in that,” Jamie Martin, a data acquisition engineer at Sioux Falls, SD based Bright Planet, told CBS News.
Why not just force Twitter to change TOS to require sarcasm tag?
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Great idea. But fighting a ticket takes time, and the time it takes is usually going to interfere with work hours. Add in the fact that it could take a full day due to waiting your turn with the judge or bailiff or whoever. So, do I take time off work and take the chance that a ticket will be tossed out or pay the fine? It comes down to a financial decision for most people.